Reference numberMM/5/42
TitleLetter from Edmond Halley, Chester, to Isaac Newton
Date2 August 1697
DescriptionHalley defends himself against unspecified trangessions, made against him by others at the Chester Mint.

It appears Halley and the Deputy Warden, Weddall, were accused by Lewis and Clarke (a Clerk and the Deputy Master respectively) of charges about the composition of the melt, the purchase of Silver and of treasonable words.
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee Alan Cook, <i>Edmun Halley: Charting the Heavens and the Seas</i>, Oxford, 1997, pp249-253
Colour tiff, Richardiii/Images general Tiffs/Halley E, IM 005480. IM/005480
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Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
NA8414Newton; Sir; Isaac (1642 - 1727); natural philosopher and mathematician1642 - 1727
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