Augst. the 9th. 1680.

The Comrs. being this day met at teh office of the Mint by tenn of the Clock in the forenoone agreed to goe to Mr. Hall of the Excheqr. Office being the King's Remembrancer's Deputy Wednesday next in the Morning to give security according to the Warrt. of the Lds. Comrs: of his Mats. treary Dated the 3d. day of this Instant Augt. + from thence to my Lord Chancellours to be sworne.

The Comrs. this day orderd Mr. Thenton the pr.sent Metler to deliver to them Proposalls in Writeing at wt. Rates he will undertake the Melting of the Gold + silver + Cast the same into Clean Barre fitt to be made into the Money He bearing all the Waste + Charge there of + provide all Tooles Vtensills + Materialls used in the sd. Worke agt. Wedndesday next in the afternoone wch. he promises to doe.

Mr. Edwd. Robinson is likewise order'd by the Comrs. to deliver to them Proposalls in Writeing at wt. rates he will undertake the Melting of the Gold + silver + cast ye same into Clean Barrs fitt to be made into Money + bear all the Waste + Charge thereof + pay all Labourers Moulders + others + provide all tooles utensills + Materialls used in the sd. Worke agt. Wednesday next in ye afternoone wch. he \likewise/ promises to doe.

This day the Comrs. tooke an Inventory of the tooles + utensills belonging to the Mint that were then remaining in the hands of the Gravers wch. is expressed before for 27

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