Newton’s Mint Correspondence

Sorted by date

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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/II.251, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00481

4.

Covering letter for MINT00159 (I.228-9).

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.236, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00163

5.

Brief letter concerning the 'perusal' and possible purchase, apparently on Newton's behalf, of some Italian coins from an unspecified 'gentleman'.

Author: Isaac Davies

Source: Mint 19/II.10-11, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00196

6.

Model letter for Allardes to send to Treasurer Godolphin.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/I.183, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00387

7.

Covering letter for a 'Memoriall' relating to various difficulties [MINT00419 (III.177)].

Author: George Allardes

Source: Mint 19/III.35, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00420

8.

Letter concerning the Edinburgh Mint

Author: Lord Seafield Lord Chancellor of Scotland

Source: Mint 19/III.123, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00425

9.

Personal letter

Author: George Allardes

Source: Mint 19/III.36, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00428

10.

Covering letter for a Mint report on a further petition from Cornwall for a renewal of the tin contract, and for 'a further Report upon the present state of the Tin', probably meaning the following entry.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/III.483, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00715

11.

Corrected account of the total bullion brought into the Scottish Mint during the recoinage, with a covering letter containing apologies for errors in the previous account and a repeated enquiry about the allowance for waste.

Author: Hercules Scott

Source: Mint 19/III.58-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00451

12.

Covering letter forwarding the following tenders.

Author: Treasury

Source: Mint 19/II.366, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00636

13.

Defence of the present coinage and of the tender accepted against the printed complaint of the disappointed tenderers and three letters of Richard Jones. Newton has accepted not the cheapest tender but the most reliable one.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.452, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00659

14.

Covering letter from Treasury referring MINT00665 (II.367) to Newton.

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Mint 19/II.368, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00666

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Professor Rob Iliffe
Director, AHRC Newton Papers Project

Scott Mandelbrote,
Fellow & Perne librarian, Peterhouse, Cambridge

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