Declared Accounts: Mint

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23, 1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1949.

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Sir Isaac Newton, Master of Gold and Silver Monies within the Mint, etc.
1 January 1708/9—31 December 1709.
Arrears: £ s. d.
remaining as at the end of the last Accompt 22,256 15
money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 7–8 Anne; in part of 10,000l. under privy seal of 13 March 1701–2 and Royal Warrant of 21 October 1708 3,140 7
Easter term 8 Anne; ditto. 1,742 4 6
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne; ditto 1,600 0
(total receipts 6,482l. 11s. 11d.)
total charge and receipts 28,739 7
Fees and Entertainments of the Officers of the Mint detailed 1,150 0 0
salaries payable by particular Warrants, detailed 440 0 0
charges of coining gold and silver monies:
for 2,468 lb. wt. of gold monies at 6s. 6d. per pound 802 2 0
for 25,423 lb. wt. of silver monies at 1s.d. per pound 1,747 16
allowance to the moneyers at 1d. per pound weight for more exact sizing and for making the due proportion of small money 105 18 7
(total charges of coining the above 2,655l. 17s.d.)
charges of coining standard wrought plate, 278,392 oz. 4 dwt. 10 gr. at 2½d. per oz. 2,899 18
money put into the pyx box, viz.: 165½ guineas at 21s. 6d. each, 177l. 18s. 3d.; silver 24l. 14s. 0d.; for loss by the assays 2l. 2s. 3d. 204 14 6
necessary and incident charges, detailed 448 2 9
money imprested to the Warden of the Mint 1,969 3 3
total payments and allowances 9,767 16 1
and so the Accomptant is indebted 18,971l. 11s.d.
Declared 21 May 1711.
Auditors' Memorandum. this Accomptant is to be charged in his next Accompt after the opening of the Pyx with 17l. 3s. put into the Pyx between 31 July 1707, when the money therein was tried, and the 31 December following; he is also to be charged with 76l. 2s. 4d. put into the Pyx box during the time of the preceding Accompt and with 204l. 14s. 6d. allowed in this Accompt: total 297l. 19s. 10d.