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151.

Treasury warrant to master and comptroller to give Thomas Anderson charge of the engineer's office and the tools and machinery in it.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.204, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00011

152.

List of wardens, masters, comptrollers and other officers 1603-1692.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.83, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00012

153.

'A Copy of a Deputation of the Warden Master Controller'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.69-70, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00013

154.

Royal warrant allocating the division of 14d. poundage between the Mint officers and moneyers, and fixing the formers' salaries.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.77-8, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00014

155.

Treasury certificate that Newton has taken an oath not to reveal the new method of rounding and edging coin.

Author: William Lowndes Secretary to the Treasury

Source: Mint 19/I.62, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00015

156.

'The State of the Mint'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.8-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00016

157.

Petition to Treasury: 'The humble Memoriall of Ionathan Ambrose Melter to his Majties Mint in the Tower'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.198-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00017

158.

Response to MINT00017 (I.198-9).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.194, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00018

159.

Another clerical copy of MINT00018 (I.194).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.195, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00019

160.

'An Account of the Mint in the Tower of London'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.2-3, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00020

161.

Further holograph draft of MINT00020 (I.2-3).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.6-7, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00021

162.

'The state of the Mint & Coynage according to the best of my knowledge'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.4-5, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00022

163.

Order to Mint to seize all [former engraver] James Roettier's puncheons, dies and presses.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.150, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00023

164.

Response to the tender of Peter Floyer and Charles Shales for melting down hammered silver coin and converting it into standard silver: their proposed fee is excessive and they should be beaten down.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.197, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00024

165.

Partial holograph draft of MINT00024 (I.197).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.565, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00025

166.

Petition for a salary increase

Author: Daniel Brattell Assay master

Source: Mint 19/I.104, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00026

167.

Referral of MINT00026 (I.104), in the same clerical hand.

Author: Treasury

Source: Mint 19/I.105, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00027

168.

Royal warrant of 3 July 1669 appointing the brothers John, Joseph and Philip Roettier (Rotier) engravers for life, specifying their duties and salaries and conferring a monopoly on engraving Mint coin.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.137-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00028

169.

Petition for a pay increase.

Author: Eight clerks

Source: Mint 19/II.498, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00029

170.

Response to the clerks' petition for a pay increase [presumably MINT00029 (II.498)].

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.499, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00030

171.

Variant holograph draft of MINT00030 (II.499), much less strongly worded and less specific in its recommendation.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.474, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00031

172.

Laudatory account of the services of the late comptroller James Hoare during the recoinage.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.478-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00032

173.

Holograph memorandum on engraver [Henry] Harris's complete incompetence: 'Mr Harris cannot emboss nor punch, nor draw'. He has employed John Croker to do all this for him, and moreover has failed to remunerate Croker as promised.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.174, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00033

174.

Receipt for weighing machines and trial pieces.

Author: John Stanley

Source: Mint 19/I.283, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00034

175.

Holograph copy of the master's oath, with draft certificate in Latin that Newton took it in 1700.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.68, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00035

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