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An Account of the Medals of fine gold made upon the Peace 1713 & by her Majties Order delivered to my Lord Masham & the Speaker of the House of Commons.

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Iuly 16th, delivered to my Lord Masham for the Peers, One hundred & fifty Medals weighing } 110.9.18
Aug. 14 & Sept 22 delivered more to him by the hands of my Ld High Treasurer for the Ladies at Court 50 medals weighing } 37.4.1
Sept 24th delivered more to him twenty medals for the Peers & thirty for {illeg}|f|orreign ministers, secretaries of embassies &c, the whole weighing } 36.12.0
Iuly 16 Delivered to the {illeg}|S|peaker of the House of Commons for the Members 250 Medals weighing } 178.14.21
Iuly 23 Delivered more to the Speaker for the Members 200 Medals, weighing } 146.4.18
Aug. 8 Delivered more to him for the two Clerks Members 108 Medals weighing 79. 6. 12 & four medals for their servants weighing 2. 19. 18. Total weight } 82.6.6
In all, delivered 812 Medals {illeg}|o|f fine gold weighing 591.11.16
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The gold at 4li. 9s per ounce comes to 2632.10.11
The wast & workmanship at 3s per Medal comes to 121.16.0
Total charge 2754.6.11



Is. Newton.

Medals of fine gold delivered to my Ld Masham

Iuly 16, 2|1|50 Medals weighing 110.9.18
Sept 24, 50 Medals weighing 36.12.0
Aug 14th & Sept 22 (by my Ld Trer) 50 Medals weighing 37.4.1
In all delivered 250 Medalls weighing 184.5.19

Medals of fine gold delivered to ye Speaker of ye {illeg}|H|. of Commons

Iuly 1{illeg}|6| 250 Medals weighing 178.14.21
Iuly 23 200 Medals weighing 146.4.18
Aug 8 112 Medals weighing 82.6.6
In all delivered 562 Medals weighing 407.5.2{illeg}|1|
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The gold amounting to \For/ 591oz. 11. 16 \of Gold/ at 4li 9s pr ounce comes to 2632.10.11
The wast & workmanshi{illeg}|p| in coyning\making/ 812 Medals at 3s pr Medals/For 812 Medals at 3s pr medal for wast & workmanship\ 121.16.0
Total charge 2754.6.11
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The \The A List of/ Medals delivered to\to be distributed\delivered/ by/ my {L} \to be distributed by/ the Rt Honble \the Lord Mashem {sic}/ |&| are to |are to be| be distributed according to the following list /A List of Medals to be distributed by {o}|t|he Rt {illeg}|H|onble the Lordd Masham Cofferer of her Mats Household, vizt |& by the S{illeg}|p|eaker of the House of Commons vizt|\

|By the Lord Masham|

To the Rt Honble the Peers in the House of Peers 170
To Her Maty for the Ladies at Court 50
To Forreign Ministers {illeg}|S|ecretaries of Embassies & others 5|3|0
Summ 27|5|0

|By the Speaker of the House of Commons|

To the members of the House 5{illeg}|5|8
To the Chaplains, two Clerks & s|S|erjeant of the House 4
Total {illeg}|8|{1}|6|2

Aug 24th 1713

Received of Sr Isaac Newton Master & Worker of her Majties Mint in the Tower of London two hundred & fifty Medals of fine gold weighing one hundred eighty & four ounces fi{illeg}|v|e{illeg} penny weight & nineteen grains {illeg} to be distributed according to the {illeg}|L|ist above written. I say received by me

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