Newton’s Correspondence

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1.

An Instrument for observing the Moon's Distance from the Fixt Stars at Sea

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Isaac Newton, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 465 (1742), pp. 155-156.

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00027

2.

Copy of letter recommending John Rollos for the newly vacant position of Assistant to the Chief Engraver

Author: John Scrope Treasury Secretary

Source: T 27/24.175, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01078

3.

Copy of referral of report on the assay of several new Portugal gold coins

Author: John Scrope Treasury Secretary

Source: T 27/24.110, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01076

4.

Copy of report on the assay of several new Portugal gold coins

Author: V Kidder Assay-Master in Ireland

Source: T 27/24.110, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01077

5.

Letter from Newton to Edmund Halley, dated 3 December 1724

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/68, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00279

6.

"Report of Sir Isaac Newton upon Mr Girard's bill for Engraving a Seal for the Bahama Islands"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/248.37, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01021

7.

"Report on the Petition of John Walker, creditor of Justus Brandshagen for £10."

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/247.53, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01020

8.

Letter concerning the trial of copper pix

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/247.39, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01019

9.

Letter concerning a potential raise of the salary of the Porter of the Mint

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/251.29, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01022

10.

"Report of Sir I. Newton upon the Memorials of the General and Master of his Majesty's Mint at Edinburgh"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/244.25, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01016

11.

Memorial of John Montgomerie, with Treasury referral

Author: John Montgomerie Master of the Edinburgh Mint

Source: T 1/244.25, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01018

12.

Memorial of Charles Earl of Lauderdale, with Treasury referral

Author: Duke of Lauderdale

Source: T 1/244.25, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01017

13.

Request for a Trial of the Pix

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/242.68, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01015

14.

Letter concerning a potential raise to the salaries of the clerks of the Mint

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/239.83, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01014

15.

"Sir Isaac Newton's Report upon Mr Gerard's Bill for Engraving Seals"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/239.34, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01013

16.

Account of the moneys from fishing a wreck near the Isle of Mayo

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/235.66, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01012

17.

Report of the moneys from fishing a wreck near the Isle of Mayo

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/235.66, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01011

18.

Warrant concerning the fishing of wrecks

Author: Treasury

Source: MINT 1/8/132, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01209

19.

Memorandum on the Edinburgh Mint

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/235.47, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01008

20.

Treasury referral of Lauderdale's memorial concerning Mint funds

Author: William Lowndes Secretary to the Treasury

Source: T 1/235.179v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01010

21.

Copy of reference for petition and bill concerning several public seals

Author: H. Walpole

Source: MINT 1/7/106, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01161

22.

Copy of letter concerning the petition of the widow of John Roos

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 1/7/105, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01160

23.

Letter concerning the petition of the widow of John Roos

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/228.19, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01007

24.

Letter concerning the exchange of currency with Sweden, with an extract from a relevant treaty

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/227.31, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01006

25.

Copy of note concerning payments to Sweden and dispute over the value of imperial dollars

Author: Chris Tilson

Source: T 27/23.69, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01074

[1] 2pp.

[2]

in English

[3]

Printed in NC, 7: 350-1.

[4]

Printed in NC, 7: 333-4. Report also at T. 27/24.110, MINT01077.

[5]

Printed in NC, 7: 333-4. Referral also at T. 27/24.110, MINT01076.

[6] 2 ff.

[7]

[8]

Printed in NC, 7: 292 as T/1, 248, fo. 154. Drafts in Mint 19/3/471, MINT00774.

[9]

Printed in NC, 7: 281-2, as T/1, 247, fo. 277, no. 53. Draft at Mint 19/3/245, MINT00798.

[10]

Printed in NC, 7: 273-4, identified as T/1, 247, no. 39, fo. 224. Drafts in Mint 19/2/466, MINT00513, and Mint 19/2/471, MINT00512.

[11]

Printed in NC, 7: 274-5 as T/1, 251, no. 29, fo. 73.

[12]

Printed in NC, 7: 246 as T/1, 244, fo. 91, no. 25. Either through error or later amendment, '91' is in fact '92'. Draft in Mint 19/3/198, MINT00474.

[13]

Treasury referral printed in NC, 7: 245-6 as T/1, 244, fo. 97.

[14]

Treasury referral printed in NC, 7: 245 as T/244, fo. 94.

[15]

Printed in NC, 7: 212 as T/242, 68, fo. 197.

[16]

Printed in NC, 7: 202-3 as T/1, 239, fo. 306.

[17]

Printed in NC, 7: 192 as T/1, 239, fo. 131.

[18]

Printed in NC, 7: 181-2 as T/1, 235, fo. 247. Report of this account at MINT01011.

[19]

Printed in NC, 7: 181-2, as T/1, 235, fo. 245. Account of this report at MINT01012.

[20]

Printed in NC, 7: 176-7.

[21]

Printed in NC, 7: 174-5. Drafts in Mint 19/2/217, MINT00473.

[22]

Printed in NC, 7: 170-1. Memorial, MINT01010, on reverse.

[23]

Printed in NC, 6: 191-2.

[24]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[25]

Copy of T. 1/228.19, MINT01007, printed in NC, 7: 93-4.

[26]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[27]

Printed in NC, 7: 93-4.

[28]

Newton's letter printed in NC, 7: 88-9.

[29]

Printed in NC, 7: 87-8. Newton's response in at T. 1/227.31, MINT01006.

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