Newton’s Mint Correspondence

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1.

Personal expenses of previous warden Benjamin Overton for the year ending 6 February 1690 [= 1691] for a warrant to deal with clippers and for being made a J.P. for Middlesex, Westminster, Essex, Surrey, Sussex, Kent and Hertford, with a memorandum in Newton's hand

Author: Benjamin Overton

Source: MINT 19/1/18, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00106

2.

Letter from Newton to an unknown recipient regarding an assay of ore

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Ms. 361(2), f. 18v, New College Library, Oxford, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01689

3.

Letter from Newton to Theodore Janssen asking that Charles Gregory may take part in the next South Sea subscription

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: Ms. 361(2), f. 45r, New College Library, Oxford, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01690

4.

Certificate exempting Christopher Priddeth, by virtue of his position as Mint clerk, from civic duties and taxation

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/3/404-5, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00811

5.

Copy of appointment of Newton as Warden of the Mint under William III (in Latin)

Author: Pigott

Source: MINT 1/5/26r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01105

6.

Report on wardens since 1672 with commendation of Newton as the first not to treat the post as a sinecure

Author: Thomas Fowle

Source: MINT 19/1/21-3, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00816

7.

Treasury certificate that Newton has taken an oath not to reveal the new method of rounding and edging coin

Author: William Lowndes

Source: MINT 19/1/62, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00015

8.

"Dr Newton's Oath as Warden of the Mint"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/37.53, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00921

9.

"Memoriall about Mint Money"

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/37.57, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00922

10.

Letter concerning various possessions seized from counterfeiters in Norfolk

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/42.50, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00926

11.

Mint presentment concerning the provision of instruments and officers for the five Country Mints

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/38.39, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00923

12.

Letter concerning the allowances made to the Warden and Master of the Mint, requesting additional funds

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/38.48, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00924

13.

An account of the vicissitudes of pursuing coinage offenders

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/438-9, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00842

14.

Holograph draft warrants to the keepers of the relevant prisons

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/480, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00841

15.

Letter concerning the allowed method of production of money of English standard at the Chester Mint

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.40, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01248

16.

Letter concerning the memorial of Jonathan Ambrose

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: T 1/41.48, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00925

17.

Letter concerning the petitions of Peter Floyer and Charles Shales

Author: Isaac Newton, Unknown

Source: T 1/43.53, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00927

18.

Letter concerning Halley's acceptance of Newton's offer to assist him in securing an engineer's place

Author: Edmond Halley

Source: MM/5.41, Royal Society Library, London, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01249

19.

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

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 19/1/506, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT00843

20.

Copy of letter permitting the altering of the smith shop of the Chester Mint

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/69v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01241

21.

Copy of letter ordering the removal of the smith's forge from below the Governor's lodgings

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/70v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01243

22.

Letter from Newton to Edmund Halley, dated 14 March 1696/7

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MS Add. 9597/2/18/66, Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: NATP00276

23.

Copy of letter to the Chester Mint with instructions concerning a levy on the salary of the deputy porter there

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/38v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01225

24.

Copy of letter to the Chester Mint requesting account of hammered monies received and of monies paid out

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/37v, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01224

25.

Copy of a note to the Chester Mint requesting an account of the weight and pix of monies received there

Author: Isaac Newton

Source: MINT 10/2/42r, National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Newton Catalogue ID: MINT01226

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