Newton’s Correspondence

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176.

Letter to Molineux concerning the dispute at the Chester Mint

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.46, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01254

177.

Copy of letter suspending payment of monies to Mr Lewis and Mr Bowles, with a note from Halley

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/60r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01236

178.

Letter concerning adjustments to the standard weights of the current money

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/48.49, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00929

179.

Copy of note suggesting the clerk of the Chester Mint deliver Mr Whitley's money

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/67r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01240

180.

Letter concerning Halley's resignation and dispute with Clark and Lewis

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.43, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01251

181.

William Chaloner's Letters to the Warden of the Mint, to Justice Railton, to Isaac Newton, and to Justice Railton

Author: William Chaloner

Source: MINT 15/17/133, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00917

182.

William Chaloner's Letter to Isaac Newton

Author: William Chaloner

Source: MINT 15/17/205, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00918

183.

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

184.

"Report of the Officers of the Mint about Roettier's Petition"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/55.62, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00930

185.

Report of the Officers of the Mint to the petition of Daniel Crichlow

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/60.35b, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00931

186.

Letter from John Wallis to Newton, dated 9 January 1698/9

Author: John Wallis

Source: MS Add. 3977.18, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00194

187.

Judge Rokeby's Letter to Isaac Newton

Author: Thomas Rokeby

Source: MINT 15/17/160, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00920

188.

An Extract of Two Letters Concerning the change (suggested) of our Julian account for the Gregorian

Author: John Wallis

Source: MS Add. 3977.19, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00195

189.

Copy of report concerning the weight and value of the tools and utensils made for the late great coinage

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 1/6/64r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01111

190.

Copy of letter responding to the report of the value of tools and utensils produced for the late great coinage

Author: William Lowndes Secretary to the Treasury

Source: MINT 1/6/64r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01112

191.

"A Memorial of the Warden of the Mint about his Expences in prosecuting Coyners"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/63.45, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00932

192.

Copy of letter validating the bills for graving of Henry Harris

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 1/7/76-7, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01154

193.

Copy of an indenture of Newton as Master and Worker of the Mint under William III

Author: Charles Cox

Source: MINT 1/5/28v-9r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01106

194.

Copy of letter concerning the petition and bill of Thomas Birdikin

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 1/7/27, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01117

195.

Copy of request for compensation for prosecuting clippers and coiners

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 1/7/32, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01119

196.

"Report of the Officers of the Mint upon the Petition of the Tellers of the Bank"

Author: Unknown

Source: T 1/74.24, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00933

197.

Covering letter for MINT00159 (Mint 19/1/228-9).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/236, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00163

198.

"Mr Newton's Memorial concerning the proportion of Gold to Silver in value"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/76.36, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00934

199.

Notes concerning her Majesty's order of medals for her coronation

Author: Treasury

Source: MINT 1/8/16, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01162

200.

Notes concerning the amounts of gold and silver received to produce medals for her Majesty's coronation

Author: Bradford

Source: MINT 1/8/16, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01163

[1]

Printed in NC, 7: 401-2.

[2]

Printed in NC, 4: 250-1.

[3]

Printed in NC, 7: 402.

[4]

Printed in NC, 4: 254.

[5]

The first letter, entitled "William Chaloner's Letter to the Warden of the Mint", printed in NC, 4: 305-6.

[6]

Printed in NC, 4: 307-9.

[7] Officers of the country mints

[8]

Printed in NC, 4: 271-2.

[9]

Printed in NC, 4: 279-80.

[10]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[11]

Printed in NC, 4: 306-7.

[12] 1 f.

[13]

in English with some Latin

[14]

[15]

Printed in NC, 7: 407-8.

[16] 2 ff.

[17]

in English with a little Latin and Greek

[18]

Published as John Wallis, "An Extract of Two Letters, from Dr. John Wallis, (Professor of Geometry in Oxford.) The One to His Grace the Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury. The Other to the Lord Bishop of Worcester", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, No. 21 (January 1, 1699/1700), pp. 343-354

[19]

[20]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[21]

Printed in NC, 4: 312, which incorrectly gives the page reference as 65. The Treasury's response, MINT01112, is copied below, and printed in NC, 4: 312-3.

[22]

Printed in NC, 4: 312-3, which incorrectly gives the page reference as 65. The report of the Officers of the Mint, MINT01111, is copied above, and printed in NC, 4: 312.

[23]

Printed in NC, 4: 317.

[24]

Excerpts printed in NC, 4: 321-2.

[25]

Printed in NC, 7: 415-6.

[26]

Printed in NC, 7: 420-1.

[27]

Printed in NC, 4: 356-7.

[28] Treasurer

[29]

Newton's letter printed in NC, 7: 421-2.

[30]

On reverse: holograph notes on the value and weight of gold guineas and silver shillings, with several related calculations.

[31]

Printed in NC, 4: 373-4.

[32]

Printed in NC, 4: 386-7.

[33]

Printed in NC, 4: 388.

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