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An Account of the Medals of fine gold made upon the Peace 1713 & by her Majesties Order delivered to my Lord Masham & the Speaker of the House of Commons.

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Iuly 16th, delivered to my Lord Masham for the Peers, One hundred & fifty Medals weighing } 110.9.18
Aug. 14 & Sept 22 delivered more to him by the hands of my Lord High Treasurer for the Ladies at Court 50 medals weighing } 37.4.1
Sept 24th delivered more to him twenty medals for the Peers & thirty for forreign ministers, secretaries of embassies &c, the whole weighing } 36.12.0
Iuly 16 Delivered to the Speaker of the House of Commons for the Members 250 Medals weighing } 178.14.21
Iuly 23 Delivered more to the Speaker for the Members 200 Medals, weighing } 146.4.18
Aug. 8 Delivered more to him for the Members 108 Medals weighing 79. 6. 12 & four medals for their servants weighing 2. 19. 18. Total weight } 82.6.6
In all, delivered 812 Medals of fine gold weighing 591.11.16
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The gold at 4li. 9s per ounce comes to 2632.10.11
The wast & workmanship at 3s per Medal comes to 121.16.0
Total charge 2754.6.11



Is. Newton.

Medals of fine gold delivered to my Lord Masham

Iuly 16, 150 Medals weighing 110.9.18
Sept 24, 50 Medals weighing 36.12.0
Aug 14th & Sept 22 (by my Lord Treasurer) 50 Medals weighing 37.4.1
In all delivered 250 Medalls weighing 184.5.19

Medals of fine gold delivered to the Speaker of the House of Commons

Iuly 16 250 Medals weighing 178.14.21
Iuly 23 200 Medals weighing 146.4.18
Aug 8 112 Medals weighing 82.6.6
In all delivered 562 Medals weighing 407.5.21
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For 591oz. 11. 16 of Gold at 4li 9s per ounce 2632.10.11
For 812 Medals at 3s per medal for wast & workmanship 121.16.0
Total charge 2754.6.11
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A List of Medals to be distributed by the Right Honourable the Lordd Masham Cofferer of her Majestys Household, & by the Speaker of the House of Commons vizt

By the Lord Masham

To the Right Honourable the in the House of Peers 170
To Her Majesty for the Ladies at Court 50
To Forreign Ministers Secretaries of Embassies & others 30
Summ 250

By the Speaker of the House of Commons

To the members of the House 558
To the Chaplains, two Clerks & Serjeant of the House 4
Total 862

Aug 24th 1713

Received of Sir Isaac Newton Master & Worker of her Majesties Mint in the Tower of London two hundred & fifty Medals of fine gold weighing one hundred eighty & four ounces five penny weight & nineteen grains to be distributed according to the List above written. I say received by me

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