Whereas wee are Inform'd that the Indr. of the Mint bearing date the 23d day of Decr. 1700 made Between our late Dear Bror. King William of the one parte And Isaac Newton Esqur. Master \&/ Worker of our Mint of the Other parte so by the Decease of our sd. Bror. become void:–

And Whereas a new Indr. cannot be suddenly made, Wee have thought fitt for removeing the Obstruccons of our sd. Mint, wch may be of great prjudice at this time to our selfe & our Good People And for Carrying on so usefull & publick a Service as the Coyning of Gold & Silver Mony's to signifie Or Will & pleasure & accordingly Wee do hereby Coand and Authorize You, untill a new Indr. shall be made for the well Establishing of our Gold & Silver Mony's by the Mill and Press, carefully to observe the Rules & Orders Appoynted by the sd. Indr. of the 23d. Decr. 1700 aforesaid, in the Assaying, Weighing receiving, rateing Coixing, Melting, Coyning, pixing and paying or Delivering <416v> of our own as well as our Subjects Gold & Silver mony's when Converted into our Current Mony's, And all our officers of the \our/ Mint, & all others Concern'd are required to take notice of this Our Will & pleasure And for so doeing this shall be yor. Warrt. Given at our Court at St. Iames the 23d      day of Decr. 1700 in the twelfth year of {our} Reigne.


By his Maties. Coand



Inhat in officio õ{homæ} D{illeg} Auditor 18°. Iuly 1701

Richd Hill

Ias. Moody Dep. Audr.


[1] To our trusty & well beloved Isaac Newton Esqr. Master & Worker of our Mint.

[2] Warrt. to ye Master & Worker of the Mint

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