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Catalog Name MINT00046
Title The 60 p.a. allowed for a master's assay master (as distinct from the royal assay master) has for a long time been paid to the deputy master, who has authority to examine the work of the royal assay master
Author Isaac Newton
Place of Origin no place assigned
Origin Date 1702?
Repository National Archives (Kew, Richmond)
Pages 267
Wordcount 0

But a separate master's assay master can be employed if the Treasury wishes. [It is unclear whether or not the practice was in fact continued: see Westfall, 606.]

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