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May 26. 1700

Receiv'd of Isaak newton esqr late warden of his majesties mint, three tryall pieces of standard gold; one weighing one ounce, eleven penny weight, fiveteen grains. the 2d piece weighing, one ounce, twelve penny weight, fourteen grains. the third piece, two ounces, two penny weight, seaventeen grains. Also two Indented pieces of standard silver. the first weighing six ounces, two penny weight twenty grains. the second, eight ounces nineteen penny weight, seaventeen grains. I say receiv'd by me

I Stanley

Memorandum the Trial piece weighing 1oz 12dwt 14gr is 23car 3gr12 fine, the other two trial pieces for gold are 22car fine & 2car Allay. Those for silver are 11oz 2dwt fine & 18dwt allay.

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