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A Map with Newtonian Places
Sites of Recoinage Mints
One of Newton's duties as Warden of the Mint,
was to create the temporary English mints listed below. After the union with
Scotland in 1707, Newton became involved with the Edinburgh mint, as it
attempted to produce coins to the English standard.
- Hurstbourne Park
Seat of Lord Portsmouth and home of the Portsmouth collection of
manuscripts before the scientific papers were donated to Cambridge and
the remainder later sold. Hurstbourne itself was sold earlier this century
and Lord Portsmouth's seat is now Farleigh House (which is the current
location of the remaining Newtonian items in the Earl's possession,
1689 Kneller portrait. The portrait
can be viewed by appointment only, by contacting the following address:
The Manager, The Estate Office, Farleigh Wallop, Basingstoke,
Hants, RG25 2HT. Tel: 01256 321026. Many thanks to the Earl of
Portsmouth for providing this information.)
Apparently the site of a university ...
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