Catalogue Entry: MINT00397

In response to queries from Allardes [MINT00391 (Mint 19/3/119), in fact drafted by Newton himself], the Mint approve the proposed allowances.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/152, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Details of the amounts to be paid to the Edinburgh Mint's employees and contractors and the sources from which this money should come (mainly advances from the bullion collectors, though certain items can be met from the Equivalent). Details of accounting procedure, with stress on the warden's responsibility for checking that money is correctly allocated.

Printed in NC, 7: 457-9. Clerical copy, dated 11 February 1707/8, in Mint 1/8.152, MINT01214.

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