Catalogue Entry: MINT00858

Response to Leonard Blofield's petition for £2,497.16s.3d. allegedly owed him by Anthony Redhead on behalf of the Norwich Mint.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.481, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Newton suspects Blofield was in fact paid, though no official receipt was obtained, and suggests that if his claim is genuine he should pursue it in the courts.

Printed in NC, 4: 396-7, but note the corrected date in NC, 7: 429-30 (nos. 657 and 661). On the Redhead-Blofield dispute, see also NC, 4: 397-9 and 401-2 (but note the corrections in NC, 7: 430 (no. 661)), and Craig, NATM, 62.

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