Catalogue Entry: MINT00843
Order of the Commons Committee on the Miscarriages of the Mint (forwarded to Newton by the Committee's chairman, Arnold) for [William] Chaloner [Challoner]to demonstrate before them his method of making guineas
[Chaloner had accused the Mint officers of incompetence and forgery, and offered to demonstrate his own methods to pre-empt counterfeiting. The Committee reported in favour of Chaloner's methods on 8 April 1697: report reprinted in Ruding, Annals of the Coinage, 2: 465. For accounts of the affair, see Craig, NATM, 17-19 and Westfall, 571-5.]
Printed in NC, 4: 231-2.