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28th of October 1707

Att a meeting of the officers of the Mint at Edinburgh Doctor Gregory present

The Assay-master Represented that he had so many Assays to take that he Could not Expeed the work without the Assistance of a Clerk which being Considered by the officers They thought it very reasonable that he should have one and therefor upon the 12th of November year after dispatch of the work Retarded by the many Assays It was recommended the Assaymaster to gett one Assistant and that he goe about it with all Expedition and the officers of the mint are to take Care that what allowance he gives to his Assistant be payd him Extracted out of the Ceredunt booke in the mint at {Edinburgh} By Robtt: Millar. Queens Clerk.

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