Catalogue Entry: MINT00425

Letter concerning the Edinburgh Mint

Author: Lord SeafieldLord Chancellor of Scotland

Source: MINT 19/3/123, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


Conveys Allardes' thanks for Newton's advice and help. Is confident of a speedy settlement of the bullion accounts [following the confusion caused by the death of bullion collector Daniel Stewart: see MINT00402, MINT00403, MINT00421 (III.131, 46, 44)].

Commends Robert Millar, encloses a copy of his petition [probably MINT00423 (III.120)] and suggests a bonus payment of £50.


Signed by Seafield.

Printed in NC, 4: 540.

[1] Sir Isaac Newtone.

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