# Draft Letter from Newton Concerning Treasury Business

In answer to the Memorial of M^{r} Nicholson & M^{r} Briggs I have I humbly represent that I told them that I could \w^{th}out a Warrant/ \from the King I could not receip|v|e copper in blanks/ not|r| coin money with round edges without a warrant \for the people, nor receive/ \copper in blanks without a Warrant/ from the King & that the people M^{r} Appleby & M^{r} Hines having copper reap all things ready for a triall were to {have} the the first triall to coyne their five Tunns in the first place |&| that t|w|hen I was ready for the Memorialists I would give them notice, but it would take up some time for a tryal \first/ to prepare for a tryall. That \That There is no difficulty in makin rounding the edges of the {illeg} blanks, {illeg}/ |&| I have not delivered another Cutter to M^{r} Appleby & M^{r} Hines, & that they are not contractors with your Lord^{ps}, but my servants at a certain under certain upon tryal & good behaviour. That if they did not know how to {illeg} And if the \Minimalists/ have built furnaces & prepared a sufficient quanity {sic} of copper ready for the cutters, they have \&/ done it been at sufficient charges in preparing the{illeg} same they have done it {made} \made {illeg} to b{illeg} in doing it/ hast contrary to my orders, & have no reason to done it \done it contrary to my advice &/ without staying for sufficient authority & can blame no body but themselves if they \should/ lose their charges.

All w^{ch} &c

Is. Newton

Globus aquæ 1 dig. diametro pendebat 132,8 grana & globus plumbi {sic} huic æqualis pendebat $\mathrm{132,8}\times {11\frac{1}{2}}^{\mathrm{gr}}=\begin{array}{r}1328\phantom{0}\\ 1328\\ 664\end{array}\}={\mathrm{1527,2}}^{\mathrm{gr}}$. Globus \plumbi {sic}/ duplo diametro $={\mathrm{12217,6}}^{\mathrm{gr}}$. Pondus globi aquei huic æqualis $={\mathrm{1062,4}}^{\mathrm{gr}}$. Pondus globi aeris huic æqualis $={\mathrm{1,235349}}^{\mathrm{gr}}$. Pondus globi plumbei in vacuo $\mathrm{12218,83539}$ {illeg} $\mathrm{1,235349}.\mathrm{12218,83539}\colon\colon {5\frac{1}{3}}^{\mathrm{dig.}}$ $\begin{array}{lll}\mathrm{61094,17695}& & {52671.}^{\mathrm{dig}}=2\mathrm{F}\\ \underset{\u203e}{\phantom{0}\mathrm{4072,94513}}& =\\ \mathrm{65167,12108}\\ \mathrm{61767,45}\phantom{000}\\ \phantom{0}3999\phantom{,}671& & 16.1\frac{1}{2}.1\left|32.3\right|64.6.\\ \phantom{0}2470\phantom{,}698\\ \phantom{00}828\phantom{,}973& & 129.258.37\phantom{\rule{1em}{0ex}}\text{ad}\phantom{\rule{1em}{0ex}}1.\frac{4}{37}+\frac{1}{7}\\ \phantom{00}\underset{\u203e}{\phantom{0}74\phantom{,}1310}\\ \phantom{00}\phantom{00}8\phantom{,}7763\\ \phantom{00}\phantom{00}8\phantom{,}6474\\ \phantom{00}\phantom{000}\phantom{,}1289\end{array}$ ${4389.}^{\mathrm{ped}}{3}^{\mathrm{dig}}.$ $\mathrm{F}={2194.}^{\mathrm{ped}}{7\frac{1}{2}}^{\mathrm{dig}}.$ Globus ponedere {sic} suo 12318,8354 tempore $1\mathrm{\u2033}$ describit in vacuo dig ${193\frac{1}{3}}^{\mathrm{dig}}$ et pondere 12217,6 dig 193