By his Royal Highness the Prince Guardian of the Kingdom

George P C R

We in his Mats. name do hereby Will and require You by Virtue of his Mats. Genl Letters of Privy Seal bearing Date the 29th day of September 1714 to issue and pay or cause to be issued and paid Out of any his Mats Treasure being and remaining the receipt of the Exchequer applicable to the Vses of the Civil Governmt unto Iustus Brandshagen and Iames Hamilton or their respective Assignes the Sum of 90li without Accot in manner following That is to say to the said Iustus Brandshagen the sum of 60li and to the said Iames Hamilton the Sum of 30li which Sums are paid to the said respective Persons who are recommended to his Majty as Skilled in the Working of Mines to enable them imediately to go down to Scotland to Work or try the Working of a Silver Mine lately discovered there And We do also in his Mats. Name Will and require You by Virtue of the same Letters of Privy Seal and out of the like Treasure to Pay or Cause to be paid unto the said Iustus Brandshagen or his Assignes an Allowance after the rate of 20sh Diem And to the said Iames Hamilton or his Assignes an Allowance after the rate of 10sh Diem from the Day or Days they shall respectively Arrive at Edingburgh for and during such time as they shall respectively continue to abide in Scotland upon the said Work or You shall see cause to pay the said respective Allowances to them or either of them in consideracon of their or either of their service and application to the said Work and the Testimony which You shall receive thereof And for so doing this shall be Your Sufficient Warrant Given at his Mats. Court at Hampton Court the 20th Day of August 1716 in the Third Year of His Mats. Reign

[1]

By his Royal Highnesses Command

Signed

R Walpole

Wm St. Quintin

R Edgecumbe

[2] <255r>

By his Royal Highness the Prince Guardian of the Kingdom

George P: C: R

We in his Matys: Name do hereby will & require You by Virtue of his Matys: Genl: Lres of Privy Seal bearing date the 29th. day of Septr: 1714. to Issue & Pay or cause to be Issued & paid out of any his Matys: Treasure being & remaining the Receipt of the Excheqr: applicable to the Vses of the Civil Governmt: unto Iustus Brandshagen & Iames Hamilton or their \respective/ Assigns the Sum of 90li: without Accot: in manner following That is to say To the said Iustus Brandshagen the sum of 60li: & to the said Iames Hamilton the Sum of 30li which Sums are paid to the said respective Persons who are recommended to his Maty: as skilled in the Working of Mines to Enable them imediately to go down to Scotland to work or try the Working of a Silver Mine lately {illeg}|d|i{illeg}|s|covered there: And We do also in his Matys: Name Will & require You by Virtue of the Same Letters of Privy Seal & out of the like Treasure to pay or cause to be paid unto the said Iustus Brandshagen or his Assigns an Allowance after the Rate of {1}|2|0sh: diem \& to ye. sd. Iames Hamilton or his Assigns an Allowce: after ye. rate of 10sh. diem/ from the day or days they shall respectively arrive at Edinburgh for & during such time as they shall respectively continue to abide in Scotland upon the said Work Or You shall see Cause to pay the said respective Allowances to them or either of them in Consideration of their or either of their service & application to the said Work & ye. Testimony wch: You shall receive thereof And for so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant Given at his Matys: Court at Hampton Court the 20th: day of August 1716 in the 3d. Year of His Matys: Reign.

[3]

By his Royal Highness Command

R:Walpole

Will {illeg}|S|t. Quentin

Torrington.

R: Edgcumbe.

[1] {The Commrs:} of his Mats Treary

[2] {illeg}00li & 30li & 20sh and 10sh Diem to work the Silver Mine in Scotland

[3] the Commrs: of his Matys Treary

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