My Lords

Having lately received Information of some forfeitures that belonged to Clippers & Coiners, and now in the possession of divers persons. To wit.

In the hands of Simon Rolfe of Lyn-Regis Esqr.
A Considerable quantity of Clippings Clipt & Counterfeit mony Melted Silver, Tools & materials & other personal Estate taken upon Edwa. Pamphilion (convicted) & other clippers & Coyners tryed at the last Assizes for the County of Norfolk.

In the hands of Ipseph Host Esqr. Iustice of peace in the said County
A Considerable quantity of Clippings, Clipt & Counterfeit & Good mony Melted Silver, Tools & Materials {+r}. taken upon persons tryed at the Said Assize for Clipping & Coyning.

In the hands of the sheriffe or Vnder-sheriff of Yorkshire a personal Estate by him Seized that belonged to Clippers & Coiners Convicted & tryed at the Assize there, (reported to be) of Considerable vallue.

It is humbly desired that your Lordships will be pleased to grant your Warrants for the said Rolfe, Host, & Sheriffe to deliver & pay over the things above Mentioned unto me or m deputy pursuant to his Majestys Letters of Privy-Seal, As I observe your Lordships haue done upon the like occasion in the time of my Predecessor, perticulerly the 2d of Iuly last & former times when any disputes have bin, as there now is, in this Case, with Sherriffs & others Clayming Right thereunto. whome to sue for the Same would prov{e} very Chargeable, As apears in a Process that hath Comenced 4 years since And still is depending against Two of the London Sherriffs.

All which is humbly submitted to your Lordshipps By

My Lords

your Lordships most humble

& most obedient Servant

Isaac Newton


{le Chiefe Baron}

presentment about Clippings
{Waits}{Weights} accordingly

To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majestys Treasury


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