Catalogue Entry: MINT00867

Holograph fragment of report that the informant Henry Smithson has been paid all he is owed.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/484, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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Suggests that the £400 p.a. now allocated to the warden for such payments would be better vested in the master to advance to the warden on due occasion.

[See Westfall, 754, on the ramifications of this in the context of Newton's power struggle with warden Craven Peyton.]

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