Catalogue Entry: MINT00822

The Irish Mint, which Lucas [Lieutenant of the Tower] now demands possession of, was transferred from the Mint to the Ordnance during the civil wars but restored to the Mint in 1662.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/III.400, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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[Note on dating: Lucas lost his governorship of the Tower at Anne's accession (8 March 1702) so the document must pre-date that, but by how much is a moot point.]

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