Catalogue Entry: MINT00457

Response to MINT00454 (III.23-8).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/III.56, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Dismisses the Edinburgh Mint's claim for extra funding, asserting that it includes spurious expenses and salaries for now-redundant posts, and pleads for special treatment which the London Mint does not receive and so would contravene the Act of Union.

Printed in NC, 6: 263-4.

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