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Catalog Name MINT00044
Title Recommends Hopton Haynes for the post of weigher and teller, giving an account of his previous employment at the Mint (as a clerk) and elsewhere
Author Isaac Newton
Place of Origin no place assigned
Origin Date 5 September 1701
Repository National Archives (Kew, Richmond)
Pages 706
Wordcount 0

The report is signed by Newton and certified by Thomas Hall [master's assistant]. A postscript by Newton details the duties of the weigher and teller.

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Printed in NC, 4: 375-6; further comment in NC, 7: 422 (no. 641) and Westfall, 593. Haynes, who before Conduitt's arrival was probably the only figure at the Mint who can be described as Newton's friend, was duly appointed on 30 September.