Catalogue Entry: MINT00491

On a request from the East India Company to be supplied with two mills and two presses for Fort St. George [in Madras].

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/509, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Mint can see no objection, but advise asking the opinions of the Council of Trade and Attorney General on the economic wisdom and the legality of the proposal.

On reverse: holograph list of twelve queries to be taken into consideration when deciding the matter.


[Note on dating: replies to a letter of 28 November 1699.]

Printed in NC, 7: 413-14.

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