Catalogue Entry: MINT00390

Detailed instructions on melting and description of London practice.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.201, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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The Treasurer has given Newton permission to release Gregory from his post, which he will do as soon as he receives a satisfactory report of melting practices in Scotland and a thorough description of the Edinburgh Mint and its output.


[Note on dating: this may very well be the letter referred to in MINT00393 (III.173) as dated 15 November 1707: see NC, 7: 454, n. 1.]

Printed in NC, 7: 453-5.

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