NEWTON, Sir Isaac (1642-1726). Document signed ("Isaac Newton"), n.p., 24 December 1718.
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NEWTON, Sir Isaac (1642-1726). Document signed ("Isaac Newton"), n.p., 24 December 1718.

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NEWTON, Sir Isaac (1642-1726). Document signed ("Isaac Newton"), n.p., 24 December 1718.

One page, 260 x 210mm, on verso of a printed document (some losses to right margin and at center crease, minor soiling).

The personal financial dealings of Newton as Master of the Royal Mint: "Wee whose names are underwritten do Assign & transferr the principa[l] Sum of two hundred pounds mention[e]d in the Order on the other side here[of] with the Tally of the Same Sum of date belonging thereunto, & all Intere[st] now due thereupon, unto Francis Hall Esqr of St. James’es Parish Westmi[nster &] to his Assigns." The £200 was the repayment of a loan to the Exchequer by Newton, Haynes and others.

Countersigned by Hopton Haynes (1672?-1749), an assayer of the Royal Mint and a protégé of Newton who helped translate some of the scientist's theological commentary into Latin.
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