Novrint univrsi &c

The Condition of this Obligation is such that Whereas the Queens Majesty by her Letters Patents under the great seale of \of {sic} England/ bearing Date ye 11th day of Iune in the first year of her Reign hath given & granted & by these presents unto the above bounden Isaac Newton the Office of Master & Worker in the Tower of London & elsewhere in her Majesties Kingdom of England, To have & to hold the said Office unto the said Isaac Newton to be exercised by himself or his sufficient Deputy or Deputies (for whom he will answer) during her Majties pleasure: If therefore the above bounden Isaac Newton his Heirs Executors od Administrators shall will & truly Account to the Queens Majesty her Heirs & Successors for all such summ & summs of money wch he hath received or shall receive or shall come to his hands by reason of the said Office & shall well & truly answer & pay to her Majesty her Heirs & successors all such summ & summs of money as shall appear at any time or times to be due upon such Accompt or Accompts as aforesaid, And if the said Isaac Newton shall in all respects duely & lawfully exercise & execute the Office aforesaid both in respect to the Queens Majesty & also to her Majesties subjects: That then this Obligation shall be voyd or else the same shall stand in full force & virtue.

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