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To the Rt Honble the Lords Comrs of his Maties Treary

May it please yor Lordspps

In Obedience to yor Lordspps directions wee have Ordred the Corporaīon of the Monyrs to weigh and Value the Tooles and Vtensils that were made on Acct of the late great Coynage both the Mint in the Tower and the Mints in the Country and finde by their report that all the cast Iron Weight 9Tun: 17ll: 2qr: 4z and all the wrought Iron: 9Tun: 9ll: 0qr: 0z: the Value whereof is Inconsiderable being 23li 0s: for the Cast Iron at one farthing pound weight and 88li: 4s for the wrought Iron at one penny per pound weight But the Monyrs are willing to allow double that Value for them rather than they should be demolished and will lay up soe many of them as will keep wthout spoiling and are not of Dangerous consequence to be kept that his Matie may have the Benifitt of them if Occasion should require and for support of their owne Tooles yt They are Obleiged {sic} to Maintain to ye king All wch is most humbly submitted &c

Is Newton

Tho: Neale

Tho Molyneux

        1699

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[1] Iune 14 1699

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