Declared Accounts 1707
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'Declared Accounts 1707: Mint', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCCXII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90541 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: MINT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2113.
Sir Isaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of Gold and Silver Monies within the Mint, etc.
31 December 1706 to 31 December 1707.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining as at the end of the last Accompt 17,010 3 2
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 5–6 Anne, in further part of 10,000l. under privy seal of 13 March 1701–2 and Royal Warrant of 10 Nov. 4 Anne 2,412 1 10
Easter term, 6 Anne, in full of the above 836 14 9
ditto, in part of 10,000l. under the same privy seal and Royal Warrant of 29 Jan. 5 Anne 1,793 1 4
Michaelmas term, 6–7 Anne, in further part of the same 1,342 6 5
money received out of the pyx 926 11 6
total charge and receipts £24,320 19 0
Discharge.
Fees and entertainments of the Officers of the Mint, detailed 850 0 0
Salaries payable by letters patent, detailed 720 0 0
Charges of coining the gold and silver monies:
£ s. d.
607 lb. of gold money at 6s. 6d. a lb. 197 5 6
1,174 lb. of silver money at 16½d. a lb. 80 14 3
to the monyers at 1d. a lb. for the said 1,174 lb. of silver money for the more exact sizing thereof and for making the due proportion of small money 4 17 10
282 17 7
money put into the pyx box within the time of this Accompt 46 4 0
paid the Mystery of the Goldsmiths of the City of London for making the standard trial pieces of gold and silver 150 0 0
sundry necessary and incident charges (charcoal, copper, aqua fortis, ironwork) 52 18 5
Exchequer fees and other fees and rewards, detailed 127 13 0
2,229 13 0
Paid to Sir John Stanley, bt., Warden of the Mint by way of imprests 1,988 10 10
total payments and allowances £4,218 3 10
And so the Accomptant is Indebted 20,102 15 2
Declared 19 April 1709.