Newton’s Mint Correspondence

Sorted by date

1.

Copy of Treasury meeting minutes concerning the production of medals for his Majesty's coronation

Author: Edward Southwell Secretary of the Privy Council of Ireland

Source: MINT 1/8/103, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01188

2.

Letter concerning various possessions seized from counterfeiters in Norfolk

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/42.50, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00926

3.

Letter concerning the petitions of Peter Floyer and Charles Shales

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/43.53, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00927

4.

Copy of appointment of Newton as Warden of the Mint under William III (in Latin)

Author: Pigott

Source: MINT 1/5/26r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01105

5.

"Dr Newton's Oath as Warden of the Mint"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/37.53, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00921

6.

"Memoriall about Mint Money"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/37.57, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00922

7.

Mint presentment concerning the provision of instruments and officers for the five Country Mints

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/38.39, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00923

8.

Letter concerning the allowances made to the Warden and Master of the Mint, requesting additional funds

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/38.48, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00924

9.

Letter concerning the doings of Clark, Deputy Master of the Chester Mint

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.42, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01250

10.

Letter concerning the allowed method of production of money of English standard at the Chester Mint

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.40, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01248

11.

Letter concerning the memorial of Jonathan Ambrose

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/41.48, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00925

12.

Letter concerning Halley's acceptance of Newton's offer to assist him in securing an engineer's place

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.41, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01249

13.

Copy of letter ordering the removal of the smith's forge from below the Governor's lodgings

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/70v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01243

14.

Copy of letter concerning Mr Molineux's suspicion of foul play among the tellers or in the melting house

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/42v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01227

15.

Response to the petition of James Roettiers

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/46.43, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00928

16.

Letter to Thomas Molineux concerning the suspension of Lewis

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.44, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01252

17.

Letter to Molineux concerning the actions of Mason

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.45, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01253

18.

Copy of letter ordering all in possession of money from the country mints to be called to account

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/53r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01230

19.

Copy of letter condemning the quarrelling at the Chester Mint and promising to resolve the issue

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/53v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01231

20.

Noah Neal's Letter to Isaac Newton

Author: Noah Neal

Source: MINT 15/17/280, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00919

21.

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

22.

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

23.

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

24.

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

25.

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

[1]

Printed in NC, 6: 178-9, alongside MINT01189, copied below.

[2]

Printed in NC, 4: 218-9.

[3]

Printed in NC, 4: 236-7. Draft in Mint 19/1/197, MINT00024.

[4]

Excerpts printed in NC, 4: 200-1, alongside an English translation.

[5]

Printed in NC, 4: 201-2.

[6]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[7]

Printed in NC, 4: 202-3.

[8]

Printed in NC, 4: 204-5.

[9]

Printed in NC, 4: 205-6.

[10]

Printed in NC, 4: 246.

[11]

Printed in NC, 4: 213-4.

[12]

Printed in NC, 4: 216-7.

[13]

Printed in NC, 4: 230-1.

[14]

Printed in NC, 7: 403.

[15]

Printed in NC, 7: 399-400.

[16]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[17]

Printed in NC, 4: 240-1.

[18]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[19]

Signed by the Mint Board.

[20]

Printed in NC, 7: 400-1.

[21]

Printed in NC, 4: 248.

[22]

Printed in NC, 7: 401-2.

[23]

Printed in NC, 4: 250-1.

[24]

Printed in NC, 7: 402.

[25]

Printed in NC, 4: 254.

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