Report on state of the mint in 1782 and other material about the mint
The state of the Mint in 1782: a report to the Commissioners of the Treasury by Samuel and Francis Garbett. Regarding the Mint in England, written or compiled sometime after 1794 based on additional information in the item.
- after 1794
- Garbett, Samuel (Person)
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1 folder : Material: Paper: watermark the Garden of Holland (pro patria) with man, no bell, cloche on stick and countermark E & C.
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The collection consists of 2 bound quires written in one careful round hand.
Preliminary matter to page  inlclude 2 blank leaves; A general account of the process at the Mint; Warrant to the Chancellor, rehearsing the indenture making Charles Sloane Cadogan the Master and Worker of. the Mint, November 28, 1770. Contains description of Pyxing; and An account of the monies by the Earl of Leicester [George Townshend, 2nd Marquis Townshend, 1755-1811]. ...1791 to... 1794.
There follows a leaf on "To find the remedy of gold... of silver." Leaves 8-12 are Proceedings on the trial of the Pix [pyx] on December 2 1794. Includes Lord Chancellor's, [Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl Rosslyn, 1st Baron Loughborough] charge to the Jury concerning...
Leaves 12-30 are Garbett, Samuel, "The state of the mint in 1782: a report to the Commissioners of the Treasury by Samuel and Francis Garbett." Includes a description of process; standard of gold, silver, copper coins; expenses of the mint under Cadogan; reforms needed. Appendix: detailed emoluments and profits of the officers of the Mint. (32 officers, down to sweeper.) Includes letter to Assay Master Alchorne and reply.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Guide to Samuel Garbett's Document about the Mint
- Report on state of the mint in 1782 and other material about the mint
- Finding aid prepared by alh, 1965; revised by ksc. 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006
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Report on state of the mint in 1782 and other material about the mint, Department of Special Collections, MS P123, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
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