Catalogue Entry: MINT00123

Letter from the Mint Board to The Lord High Treasurer regarding the state of the house of the surveyor of meltings

Author: John Stanley, Isaac Newton, John Ellis

Source: MINT 19/2/497, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

[Normalized Text] [Diplomatic Text]


The 1705 Coinage Act gave the Mint an extra £500 p.a. for salaries, maintenance and repairs, of which £400 has been allocated to the moneyers: propose that the remaining £100 should for the next two years go on building a new house.


Signed by the Mint Board.

Printed in NC, 4: 496-7.

[1] Mint Office
Iuly     1707

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