Catalogue Entry: MINT00716

Account of tin sales made through agents abroad, in Amsterdam since 1704 and in Hamburg since 1705.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/III.482, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Discusses terms on which the contracts might be renewed. Some of the Mint officers favour setting up local offices for direct sales, but Newton thinks this would cost more than the agents' commission.

Draft of T. 1/136.61, MINT00968 (printed in NC, 5: 191-3). Note 2 in NC claims there are drafts in the Mint Papers at III.482-5 and 504; they are in fact at III.482 [this entry], 484 [MINT00719], 504-5 [MINT00718] and 558-9 [MINT00717]).

[1] Mint Office
28 Aug. 1711.

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