Catalogue Entry: MINT00656

Holograph draft advertisement inviting samples and tender from the author of an anonymous pamphlet circulated to the Commons alleging the new copper coins to be significantly inferior to those minted under Charles II

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/2/407-8, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

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On reverse: fragment of letter from {Thomas Dalton}.

[The author of the pamphlet subsequently identified himself, following publication of the advertisement in the St James's Post of 19 February 1717/18, as the would-be supplier and coiner Richard Jones [see MINT00637(i) (Mint 19/2/393)]: PRO, T1/213, no. 21. See Craig, NATM, 100.]

[1] May 31st.

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