Catalogue Entry: MINT00408

Petition for a pay rise.

Author: William Boswell

Source: MINT 19/3/156-7, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


Complains he is paid only £60 p.a. as deputy comptroller despite doubling as weigher and teller. The Queen's clerk likewise doubles as clerk of the irons. Requests a pay increase for both, arrears owed to the new clerks, and a regular £10 p.a. for the melter James Shiels, currently employed only on a casual basis.


Signed by Boswell.

Calendared in NC, 7: 463 (no. X.744.1).

[1] Edinburgh 10 Iullie 1708

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