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To the Right Honourable the Lord High Treasurer of great Britain.

May it please your Lordship

In obedience to your Lordships Order of Reference of the 23th Instant upon the annexed Memorial of the Commissioners Mr Rutherford, Mr Brown & Mr Bruce, in which they desire a summ at present in part of the reward for executing their Commission, & refer the residue thereof to your Lordships consideration after the business shall be over: we have considered the same & their business being to receive the old money of Scotland from the Bank & see the same melted into Ingots & to deliver the Ingots to be coined & keep an account of the whole & certify the deficiency (all which require attendance & fidelity;) we humbly propose that they may receive at present, One hundred pounds a piece for themselves & sixty pounds for their Clerk & servants, in all 360 pounds to be paid out of the same fund out of which Mr Allardes is paid for melting the money into Ingots in their presence.

All which is most humbly submitted to your Lordships great

wisdome

[1]

Is. Newton

David Gregory.

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Report of Sir Is. Newton & Dr David Gregory concerning a Reward of the Commissioners for melting the old money of Scotland into Ingots.

[1] London
30 Iun. 1708.

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