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1.

Copy of an anonymous account of gold mines formerly exploited on Crawford Moor in Scotland, with a brief covering letter in the same clerical hand, signed by Cromartie

Author: Earl of Cromartie

Source: MINT 19/3/227-8, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00775

2.

Report on samples of ore sent to the Mint by Townshend for testing: it is rich in silver, but Newton does not know where it comes from

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/268, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00776

3.

Two clerical copies of a royal warrant authorising payment of Justus Brandshagen [advisor on King George's mines in Hanover] and James Hamilton while in Scotland to inspect the mine at Alva

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/239, 255, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00777

4.

Holograph copy of information given by James Hamilton on the mine at Alva and traces of silver and copper in the neighbourhood

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/233, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00778

5.

Holograph note of the addresses of Patrick Campbell and Mr Haldane of Gleneagles [Erskine's brother-in-law]

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/234, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00779

6.

Detailed technical instructions to be given to Brandshagen and Hamilton for inspecting the mine at Alva: they should be assisted by an Edinburgh Mint officer

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/231-2, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00780

7.

Holograph draft of MINT00780 (Mint 19/3/231-2)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/253, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00781

8.

Two clerical copies of the Privy Council's instructions to Brandshagen and Hamilton [based on Newton's suggestions in MINT00780 (Mint 19/3/231-2)]

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/229-30, 258-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00782

9.

Passes on a report he has received about the vein of silver ore in Alva and gives advice on conducting the inspection

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/269, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00783

10.

'Extract of a Memorial from Sr Iohn Areskine [Erskine, the proprietor of the land on which the mine was discovered] to the Lord Vict Townshend'

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/256-7, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00784

11.

Treasury minute to Mint to advance £100 to Brandshagen and his party

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/242, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00785

12.

Suggests various means by which Brandshagen and his party could save time and money in their investigation

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/260, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00786

13.

Further holograph draft of MINT00786 (Mint 19/3/260)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/236, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00787

14.

Report, endorsed by James and Thomas Hamilton, on the investigation of the mine at Alva and the ores identified in it

Author: Justus Brandshagen

Source: MINT 19/3/221-6, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00788

15.

Two holograph drafts of a report on Brandshagen's and the Hamiltons' expense claims, specifying which of the expenses Newton considers justified

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/261, 263, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00789

16.

Holograph copy of various of Brandshagen and the Hamiltons' expense claims, with Newton's comments and revisions

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/237-8, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00790

17.

Two documents relating to expenses for the Alva investigation

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/264-5, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00791

18.

Incomplete report on his difficulties and expenses while investigating the mine

Author: Justus Brandshagen

Source: MINT 19/3/266-7, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00792

19.

Holograph draft report on the investigation of the Alva mine, in response to a petition for payment from James Hamilton

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/246, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00793

20.

Holograph drafts of MINT00793 (Mint 19/3/246)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/247-52, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00794

21.

Petition for £10 borrowed from him in Edinburgh by the late Justus Brandshagen, whose daughter claims that at his death the Government owed her father over £100 for his work at Alva

Author: John Walker

Source: MINT 19/3/243, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00795

22.

'The Humble demands of Iustus Brandshagen about his Commission in Scotland, concerning sir Iohn Areskins Silver Mine'

Author: John Walker

Source: MINT 19/3/244, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00796

23.

Holograph copy of a Latin writ served on Newton by James Hamilton for £52.10s.0d. in outstanding fees for work at Alva

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/240-41, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00797

24.

Detailed account of how all Brandshagen's legitimate claims were settled and refutation of the others. If he left any debts, his executors must pay them

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/245, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00798

25.

Further holograph drafts of MINT00798 (Mint 19/3/245)

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/235, 262, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00799

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