I have considered the inclosed estimate made upon a proposal offered to the Lord's Commrs for Trade & Plantations for coyning 1{illeg}|5|00 Tunns of Copper into half pence & farthings \in five years/ & d{illeg} according to their Lordps Order signified to one by ye Loetter of Apri\the/ 8th {illeg}|I|nstant have sent you the inclosed \opinion {illeg}|&|/ considerations upon them \with my opinion therein/. I beg the favour that you will please to ac{illeg}|q|uaint their Lordps that {illeg}|m|y L{illeg}|o|rd High Treasurer hath{illeg} the coynage of copper mon{illeg}|e|y under consideration. I am

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