Catalogue Entry: MINT00543

Copy of royal warrant to the Mint to receive plate at premium rates as specified in the Parliamentary ruling of 1 May 1711, issue receipts for it, and melt it at once into shillings and sixpences to be paid into the Exchequer.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.508, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]

Printed in NC, 5: 126-7 (which erroneously states that there is a further copy at II.539: it is in fact at II.541 (MINT00544)). For the Parliamentary ruling of 1 May, see Journal of the House of Commons, 16 (1803): 623.

[1] To the Warden Master & Worder
& Comptroller of Our Mint now and
for the time being

[2] Warrant for takeing in Plate

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