To the Officers of the Mint at Chester


Wee having some reason to believe from an Expression in a Letter lately received, that Mr. Lewis has been entrusted with the new Monies received from the Monyers & the Payment of them to the respective Importer: Doe direct You for the future, to take all such Monies into your owne Custody by locking itt upp in your Treasury Roome Vnder your three Keys; & to permitt noe other person, to be any wayes concern'd in the keeping or paying such Monyes out to the severall Importers, The Comptrollers Clerke having nothing to doe with the Treasury or Monyes deposited therin, which alwaies ought to have been under the Care & Custody of the Deputy Warden, Master & Comptroller.
We are Gentlemen

Your Loving Friends


Isaac Newton

Tho Neale

Tho: Molyneux

[1] London Mint office
Iuly 22: 97

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