<506r>

And whereas by her Maties signe Warrant under her signe manual wch\{in}/ in pursuance of the votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliament was directed\directed to the Officers of her Mint/ several parcels of plate were received into the {illeg} |said| {illeg} Mint after the in May & Iune last wch after the rates of 5s 5d pr ounce for plate of the old standard, {s|5|}s & 8d \pr oz/ for plate of the new standard & 5s 6d per ounce for uncertain plate reduced to standard, [1]amounted unto the summ of 27824d. 11s. 2d\76670. 2. 11/ to be allowed to the Importers of the said plate according to her Majties said Warrant & the said votes \& address/ of the Commons, & \whereas/ the moneys produced out of said plate by coinage amounted {only}\only/ unto the summ of 71512.2.4. including the produce of the sweep; wch summ being deducted 5158li. 0s. {illeg}7d.: {illeg} b|B|e it further enacted that the said deficiency shall be supplied & made good out of &c.

And whereas by her Maties under her signe manuall \wch/ in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliamt \was/ directed to the Officer of her Mint, several parcels of Plate were received into the said Mint in May & Iune last\after the 14th day of May last/ wch after the rates of 5s 5d per ounce for plate of the old standard, 5s 8d per ounce for plate of the new standard & 5s 6d per ounce for uncertain plate reduced to standard, amounted unto the summ of 27824li. 11s. 2d. to be allowed to the Importers of the said Plate corrindg to her Maties Warrant \& the said Votes {{illeg}|&|} Address of the Commons/:|;| & whereas the moneys produced out of the said Plate by coinage [amounted only unto the summ of {illeg}|25911|li. {illeg}|10|s. 4|6|d, including the produce of the sweep which summ being deducted from ye former summ leaves a deficiency of {illeg}|1913||li| {illeg}{li}. 0s. 7|8|d: Be it therefore enacted that the said deficiency \of 1{illeg}|913.|{{illeg}}. 0. 7|{5}|/ shall be supplied & made \{better}/ good out of the &c]\fell short of the said summ &/ |{illeg}|l|eft a deficiency not yet provided for: Bet it enacted that the Deficiency be supplied & made good out of|

And whereas in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last\last/ sessions of Parliament her Maty directed \by/ her Warrant under her sig{illeg}|n|e manul|a|l {for to}\directed/ the Officers of her Mint to receive Plate

NB the moneys{illeg} produced by coinage amounted to the 24596|7|.8.5 121{0}|1|.5.0 25807|8|.13.5 besides besides 15. 2. 1 10{illeg}|2|. 1{illeg}|7|. 1

NB The moneys produced by coinage amounted to 25808. 13. 5 besides 102. 17. 1 produced out of the sweep; in all 25911. 10. 6: wch being deducted leave from the premium leaves a deficiency of 1913li. 0s. 8d.

<506v>

and whereas

<507r>

And whereas in pursuance of an address of the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled to her Maty on or about the fifth day of May 1711, & by her Majties Warrant issued thereupon under the royal signe manual bearing date on or about ye tenth day of the same month several parcels of wrought Plate were received into her Majtis Mint after the 14th day of May 1711 at such rates & prices as had been agreed unto by the said Commons; wch rates & prices for the said plate exceeded the moneys produced by the coinage of the same by the summ of one thousand nine hundred and fifteen pounds eleven shillings & six pence wch is not yet provided for: Be it further enacted that the same Deficiency or summ of one thousand nine hundred and fifteen pounds eleven shillings and six pence ~ ~ ~ ~ be supplied or made good out of the moneys wch have arisen or shall arise by the Duty one wine{illeg}/s\ imported, commonly called the Coinage Duty

<514r>

And whereas by her Maties Warrant under her signe manual in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliament directed to the Officers of her Mint, several parcells of Plate were received into the said Mint in May & Iune last wch after the rates of 5s 5d per ounce for plate of the old standard, 5s 8d per ounce for plate of the new standard & 5s 6d per ounce for uncertain plate reduced to standard, amounted unto the summ of 76670li. 2s. 11d to be allowed to the Importers of the said plate according to her Majesties said Warrant & the said Votes & Address of the Commons, & whereas the moneys produced out of the said plate by coinage amounted only unto the summ of 71512li. 2s. 4d including the produce of the sweep, wch being deducted from the former summ leaves a deficiency of 5158li. 00s. 7d: Be it further enacted that the said deficiency shall be supplied & made good out of the &c

And whereas by her Majties Warrant under her signe manual in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliamt directed to the Officers of her Mint \several parcels of plate were received into the said Mint/ in May & Iune last, wch after the rates of 5s 5d per ounce for plate of the old standard, 5s 8d per ounce for plate of the new standard amounted unto the summ of 27824li. 11s. 2d to be allowed to the Importers of the said Plate according to her Majties said Warrant & the said votes & address of the Commons; & whereas the moneys {illeg}2|25911|li. 1{illeg}|0|s. 4|6|d. including the produce of the sweep, wch being deducted from the former summ leaves a deficiency of 5158li. 0s. 7d\1913. 0s. 8d not yet provided for/: Be it therefore enacted that the said deficiency of {illeg}|1913||li|{illeg}li. 0s. 7|8|d. shall be supplied & made good out of the &c

<525r>

And whereas by her Maties Warrant under her signe manual in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliament directed to the Officers of her Mint, several parcells of Plate were directed received into the said Mint after the {1}{illeg}|14|th day of May last wch after the rates of 5s 1d per ounce for plate of the old standard 5s 8d per ounce for plate of the new standard & 5s 6d per ounce for uncertain plate reduced to standard, amounted unto the summ of 27824li. 11s. 2d to be allowed to the Importers of the said Plate according to her Majts \said/ Warrant & the said Votes & Address of the Commons; & whereas the moneys produced out of the said Plate by coinage fell short of the said summ & left a * < insertion from lower down f 525r > * NB. The moneys produced out of the Plate by coinage amounted unto 25808li. 13s. 5d. besides 102li. 17s. 0|1|d produced out of the sweep; in all, unto 25911li. 10s. 6d; Which being deducted from the premium leaves a deficiency of 1913li. 0s. 8d < text from f 525r resumes > Deficiency not yet provided for: Be it enacted that the Deficiency be supplied & made good out of the &c

And whereas in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliament & by her Majties Warrant thereupon\issued thereupon/ under her Royal signe manual [bearing Date ye 10th day of May \last/ {di} directed to the Officers of her Mint, {illeg} several parcels of plate were received into |t|her Majties\said/ Mint upon a |after the 14th day of May last {ut} & the deficiency of what was received after the 14th day of May is not yet| premium wch exceeded the moneys produced by the coinage of the said Plate {illeg} it enacted that the Deficiency be suppli{menting} {&}\Be it \further/ enacted yt so much of/ the Deficiency is\as is/ not yet proveded for Be it further enacted that the be supplied & made good out of the &c

And whereas in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliament & by her Majts Warrant \issued thereupon/ under her Royal signe manual \to the Officers of her Mint/ several parcels of Plate were received into her Majties\the/ Mint upon a premium wch exceeded the moneys produced by the coinage of ye said Plate, & the deficiency of what was made good received after the 14th day of May last in|s| not yet provided for: Be it further enacted that the said d|D|eficiency be supplied & made good out of the &c

NB. The premium amounted unto 27824li. 11s. 2d. The moneys coined out of the\{sic} the Ingots melted out of the/ Plate {amounted} to\produced/ 25808li. 13. 5. The sweep of the Plate produced about 100li{illeg}\besides what came out of the sweep/ |[|The sweep |of ye Plate| produced 29|8|5li. 1{illeg}|0|s. 9|1|d. The Deficiency {is}{to} Besides the produce of the sweep.

<546r>

And whereas several\the money c/ by the Act made the last session {entituled {sic}} An Act &c the Receipt given by the Officers of the Mint for Plate

And|And| whereas upon the votes of ho Address of the house of the house of of Commons {illeg}\made/ |the|{illeg} Warrant\to her Mty ye last Sessions/ Her Majesty \by her Warrant/ directed the Officers of the Mint to \Receive Plate to be coined & to {sic}/ for\for the/ Plate of the old standard|receive Plate|\same/\for Plate/ after the rates of 5s 5d for Plate of hte old standard 5s 8d for Plate of the new standard & 5 6 for plate o uncertain plate wch receipts were to be take & the Receipt moneys coined out of the said Plate fell short of the \{said}/ summs of money for wch the said receipts were \plate. was imported directed to be|plate was imported|/ given\reduced to standd & the warrant be wch summs exceeded the moneys coined out of the said plate by the summ of 5178. 6. {illeg}|4.|/ Be it further enacted that the deficiency of all the moneys coined out of all the Plate brought\received/ into the Mint upon her Ma\517{illeg}|8|. 6. 4 together with all/ by virtue of her Majties said Warrant be made allowed & made imp|& {said}| out of the moneys {given for coinage } & \also/ that the charges of melting refining & coining the said plate with\&/ all incident charges relating thereunto be paid out of the |[|said{illeg}|]| moneys given for coinage.

And whereas upon the Address of the House of Commons made the last sessions to her Maty the last sessions \of Parliament/, Her Maty by her Warrant directed the Officers of the Mint to receive plate to be coined & to give r|R|eceipts for the same after the rates of 5s 5d per Ounce for p|P|late of ye old standard, 5s 8d for Plate of the new standard & 5s 6d for uncertain Plate reduced to standard: |[|wch summs exceeded the moneys coined out of the said Plate [by the summ of 5178. 6.4] Be it further enacted that the \[said]/ Deficiency [of 517{illeg}|68|. 6. 4] together with all charges of melting refining & coining the said Plate & all incident charges relating thereunto be paid out of the moneys given for coinage|]| Be it further enacted that the excess of the said Receipts {or} said rates above the moneys coined\producedcoined/ out of the said plate, above the summs so produced be paid out of the moneys given for coinage together with all charges of melting refining & coining the said plat{sic}\sa{m}e/, be paid out of the moneys given for coinage.

<551r>

And whereas in pursuance of the Votes & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliament & by her Majesties Warrant issued thereupon under her royal signe manual, several parcels of plate were received into her Majties Mint upon a premium wch exceed|ed| the monies produced by the coinage of the said Plate, & the deficiency of what was received after the 14th day of May last, amounting to the summe of one thousand nine hundred & {illeg}{illeg}|f|ifteen pounds & eight\elecven shillings & six/ pence, is not yet provided for: Be it further enacted that the said Deficiency be supplied & made good out of the &c moneys {sic}iven for coynage & \more/ remaining in the hands of the master & worker of her Majts said Mint or wch shall be imprested to him wch have arisen or shall arise out of the coinage Duty.

<557r>

And whereas upon the\by/ her Maties Warrant \given/ under her signe manual \directed to the Offi{illeg}|cers| of her Mint/ in pursuance of the votes & Addres of the Commons in the last session of Parliament several parcells of plate were brought\received/ into her Majts\Majts said/ Mint after the rate of 5s 5d per ounce old {pl for}\after the 15th day of May/, amounting to 55328. {illeg} ounc wch after the rate of 5s 5d per ounce old\for/ plate \of ye old st/ 5s 8d pr ounce {new|for|} plate \of the new st/ & 5s 6d pr ounce \for/ uncertain plate reduced to standard amount|ed| unto the summ of 17824.11 2{illeg}, & the produ to be allowed to the said Importers\according{ly}{ by} to t{h}{h}e {illeg} said warrant & votes of the Commons/, & the money produced out of the said plate {illeg}|b|y coinage amounted only to the summ of ~ ~ ~15808. 13. 5 which\besides 96 pounds {illeg} {with} {illeg} coined out of the sweep, such wch summs/ being deducted from the former summ haves a deficiency of 2|1|9{illeg}|1|{9}\19/\1919li/. 17s. 9d. \not yet provided for/: Be it therefore further enacted that the de said deficiency be shall be supplied & made good out of &c

& that the charges of making melting refinig the plate brought in up ye said Warrant be defrayed out of the {coin}{illeg}

Ch {sic} arges of melting refining & coining the Plate imported on the three first days, & incident charges thereof – } 1155.10.412
Charges of melting refining & coining the Plate imported from Iune|May| 15 to Iune 25|19| & incident charges thereof — } 659.00.512
Charges of coining the last parcel 28.9.112
Charges of melting refining & coining the first parcel \& incidents/ 1814.{|1|{9}|0|}.10
Charges of melting refining & coining the second parcel 28.9.112

to ye summ of 1{illeg}|9|19 15808li. 13s. 5d besides 102li.{illeg} 17s. 0d. coined out of the sweep: both wch summs being deducted from the former summ leave a deficiency of

|1|And whereas by her Maties warrant under her signe manual wch in pursuance of the{se}{re} votes of & Address of the Commons in the last session of Parliamt {sess} was directed to the Officers of her Mint, several parcels of plate were received into her {{illeg}|M|}ajties Mint after the 15th day of May last, wch after the rate of 5s 5d per ounce for plate of the old standard, 5s 8d per ounce for plate of the new standard & 5s 6d pr ounce for uncertain plate reduced to standard{,} amounted unto the summ of 17824li. 11s. 2d. to be allowed to ye said Importers of the said plate according to her Mats said Warrant & ye said votes of the Commo{illeg}|n|s; and hte moneys produced out of the said plate < insertion from higher up f 557r > |2|\by coinage/ amounted \only/ unto the summ of 15911 10. 6 including the produce of the sweep|,| & which summ being deducted from the former summ leaves a deficiency of 1913. 1. 8. not yet provided for. Be it therefore further enacted the said deficiency of 1913. 1. 8 shall be supplied & made good out of &c. < text from f 557r resumes >

<558v>

That all sorts of plate be received by the \the {sic} Master according to the/ standard we{illeg}|ig|ht, & that That if the house desire an account of the \gros {sic} wt of ye/ different sorts of plate that weight be taken before melting, but the price & premium be given by the standard weight after melting.

That the Master of the Mint receive it

That the Master give receipts according to ye standard valus {sic} & under the Receipt certify the premium above the standard value.

That all sorts of plate be received by the Master according to the standard weight & value & the premium above the standard value by only certified |in or| under the receipt.

That the {illeg} \allowance for/ charge \& wast/ of the first melting be agreed upon in the beginning.

That if the house desire an account of the gross weight of the several sorts of plate, the same be taken before melting & entred in books.

In the year 536 {illeg} Belisarius made war upon the Goths & conquered them, but being recalled by the Greek Emperor the

27824.11.2
25808.13.5
29|8|5.10.{illeg}|{illeg}|
26{illeg}|0|94.3
1{illeg}2|73|0.{illeg}|7|.{2}|8|
1155.10.412
{illeg}|57|4.17.{illeg}|3|12

[1] 76670li. 2s. 11d.

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