Catalogue Entry: MINT00132

Holograph draft of MINT00131 (Mint 19/1/334-5)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/337, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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With the addition that of the £500 increase awarded in 1705, £400 was earmarked for the moneyers [see MINT00074 (Mint 19/1/206)], and the remaining £100, which was supposed to cover pay increases for the clerks, was urgently needed to repair Mint buildings that were on the point of collapse [see MINT00123 (Mint 19/2/497)].

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