Catalogue Entry: MINT00441

Edinburgh Mint officers summoned by Council order to the pyx trial in London cannot be excused except by the Council itself, which Newton thinks unlikely.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/III.49, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Notes

[Note on dating: evidently written between the issuing of an order for the 1710 pyx trial and the Treasury's decision (contrary to Newton's expectation) to excuse Montgomerie from attending it: see NC, 5: 57, nn.1 and 5.]

Printed in NC, 5: 57.

[1] Mr Montgomerie.

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