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To the most Honble. the Earl of Oxford & Earl Mortimer

Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain.

May it please your Lordp.

In obedience to your Lordps. Order signified to us by Mr Lownds his Letter of the 27th. of Ianuary last, namely that we should send your Lordp. an Account of the whole quantity of Tyn wch her Majty. hath paid for, that now remains unsold as well in our Custody in the Tower as in the hands of the Agents for Tyn in Cornwal & Devon & at Hamburgh Holland or elswhere {sic} with as near an estimate as we can of the value thereof, or what the same when sold may produce in to the Exchequer. We humbly represent that upon the 19th. Instant there were in the Tower 1919Tuns. 6C. 2qr 9li wch at 3£. 16s ꝑ C (the selling price at present) amounts to £145869 00s. 1d. In the hands of the Agents in Cornwal were 835Tunns. 3C. 3qr. 11li wch at £3. 15s per C, the selling price there, amounts unto £62639. 8s. 7d. In Devonshire there were 34Tuns. 18C. 1qr. 23li. which after the same rate amounts unto £2619. 4s. 2d. In the hands of Mr Beranger at Amsterdam there were 1540 Tunns wch at 4li. per C, the present selling price amounts unto £123200. And in the hands of Sr Iohn Lambert & Captain Gibbon at Hamburgh there were 960 Tuns, which if they can be sold at the same rate will amount unto £76800. The total quantity of the Tyn is 5289 Tunns 8C 3qrs. 15li. And the total price thereof according to the rates above mentioned, is £411127. 12s. 10d.

All wch is most humbly submitted to your Lordps. great Wisdome

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C: Peyton

Is. Newton

E Phelipps

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22th March 171314

Officers of ye Mint Report about the Value of Her Mats Tyn unsold.

[1] Mint Office
22 March 171314

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