Ralph Thoresby - John Sharp - 1699/1700-02-13

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Ralph Thoresby - John Sharp - 1699/1700-02-13
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  14381
InstitutionName of Institution. Gloucestershire Archives
InventoryInventory number. D3549/6/5/5
AuthorAuthor of the document. Ralph Thoresby
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. John Sharp I
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . February 13, 1699
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution.
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation.
LiteratureReference to literature. Burnett 2020b, p. 15051
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  Gold , Scottish , English
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence English
External LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia 
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

'I am extremely grateful to your Grace for your Condescension in taking so much pains to instruct me. both in the Gold & Silver moneys of Engld, these later wch arrived safe on Fryday last are also most curious, but amongst the Gold coins in my slender Collection I have one of Edwd 3d (as is evident by ye number of Lis’s).... Of the Scotch Silver moneys ... [RT’s notes on his coins].'

(Burnett 2020b, p. 1505)


  1. ^  Burnett, Andrew M. (2020), The Hidden Treasures of this Happy Land. A History of Numismatics in Britain from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, BNS Special Publ. No 14 = RNS Special Publ. No 58, London, Spink & Son.