At the Court at Whitehall

The 24 of Ianuary 1661


The Kings most Excellent Majtie
His Royall Highnes the Duke of York
Lord Chancellor &c

Vpon proposalls and desires of the Officers of his Maties Mint concerning the Fabrick of Moneys by way of Press or screw and the prventing of abuses therein on the 22d Instant, It was this day Ordered by his Matie. in Councill — That the Officers of his Maties Mint doe speedily give perticuler Accompt of all ꝑsons who have entruded and now Inhabitt within the Mint or Precincts thereof and have no relacon thereunto to the Committee of his Majties Privy Councill for his Mint, And in order t{illeg}|o| the settlement of dwelling places workhouses and Conveniences for such who are or shall be employed in that his Maties service, It was further Ordered, That Sr William Compton Knt Master of his Maties Ordinance Colonell William Legg Leiftenant of the same, and Capt Marish one of the officers thereof have notice to attend the Committee of the Mint on wednesday the 29th of this Month before the setting of the Councill in the afternoone about the stables in their use and possession within the Limtts {sic} of the Tower, And likewise that the Leiftenant of the Tower deliver possession of the houses Contraverted menconed in the 5th Article of the said proposalls to the officers of his Maties said Mint In case it appeareth that it hath formerly belonged to the said Mint, that the house & buildings thereunto belonging wherein one Ramage doth now Inhabitt and workers be likwise {sic} forthwith delivered to the said Officers of his Maties Mint for his Maties service In case the said Ramage cannot shew any just title to the same, otherwise to appear at this Board on wednesday next the 29th of this Instant. Edw: Walker

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