Browse texts by category: Country Mints

1.

Holograph extract of Parliamentary act passed under Henry VI authorising the appointment of Mint masters outside London.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/327, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00477

2.

Orders for the castle to be used as a mint.

Author: Lords Justices of England

Source: MINT 19/2/277-8, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00478

3.

'An Accompt of the Deficiency of the Coynage Duty'.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/310-11, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00479

4.

Partial holograph accounts for recoinage in the country mints 1696-7.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/280, 281, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00480

5.

Covering letter for a formulaic statement of accounts for each mint to complete prior to its being closed down [April - September 1698].

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/251, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00481

6.

Petition for payment up to Michaelmas 1698 and travelling expenses.

Author: Officers of the country mints

Source: MINT 19/2/480, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00482

7.

Report on country mints' accounts.

Author: Mint officers

Source: MINT 19/2/475, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00483

8.

Further clerical copy of MINT00483 (Mint 19/2/475), dated December 1698.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/495-6, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00484

9.

Recommends rejection of Charles Fryth's claims for consignments to the Chester Mint: he has already been overpaid £22 by mistake.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/476-7, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00485

[1] Governor of Chester Castle

[2]

Detailed statement of outstanding payments due to the individual country mints for various operations during the recoinage (to 4 November 1696).

[3] Officers of the country mints

[4]

Printed in NC, 4: 271-2.

[5] Treasury

[6] Treasury

[7]

Calendared in NC, 7: 405 (no. X.597).

[8]

Expenses and salaries due to the officers of the country mints have all been paid, leaving the London Mint officers depleted. They ask permission to submit accounts for the country mints en bloc, without annual division, 'by reason they are so entangled one year with another, yt it is not possible to distinguish them'.

[9] Treasurer

[10]

[Note on dating: replies to a Treasury letter of 30 March 1702.]

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