To the Rt. Honble: the Lord High Trearer of England.

May it Please Your Lordship

Having in a late Report concerning the Gravers of the Mint represented to Your Lordsp that greatest part of the House formerly belonging to the Graver of the Mint should be divided between Mr. Croker & Mr. Bull whom we when Reccommended to your Lordsp to be the two first Gravers, & that part of it should be reserved for a third Graver when a fitt person could be found but being informed that such a Clause cannott well be Incerted in a Patent & being sensible yt: it will be more Convenient that ye: Disposition of ye: Gravers house should be allways under yeDirections of the prinl: officers of ye. Mint as they shall see Occasion we therefore humbly Desire Your Lordsp will please to order that the Gravers House may be disposed off among the Gravers of the Mint, as the Warden Master Worker & Comptr of the Mint shall think fitt

All wch. is most humbly submitted &ca     I Stanley Is: Newton In Ellis


[1] Mint office
Novr: 15: 1704.

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