Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
James Hoare, jun. (d. 1685), followed in the footsteps of his father, James Hoare, sen., as gold merchant and royal mint employee. The son was co-Comptroller of the Mint with his father after 1662; founded Hoare's Bank with his cousin Richard Hoare in 1673; and, during the suspension of Master of the Mint Henry Slingsby, served as one of three Commissioners of the Mint 1680-84 and 1684 until his death. http://www.history.ac.uk/office/mint.html For James Hoare, sen.: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/6288/
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