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To the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners
of her Majestys Treasury.

May it please your Lordships

Your Lordships having been pleased to appoint the Warden, Master and Worker, and Comptroller of her Majesties Mint for the Management of the Tin Affaire in London, and having directed them in their Constitution to sell and dispose of the Tin, that shall be consigned to them, according to their best discretion at such price or prices and pursuant to such Orders and directions as they shall from time to time receive from your Lordships, We humbly desire your Lordships Warrant as to the price, which in the former Contract was sett at £3. 16. –. per hundred merchant weight, and upon which the new one was calculated.

Being likewise Authorised and required by your Lordships to Imploy such porters, Carmen, or other to receive the said Tin from on shipboard, and to carry the same into the Mint, and to deliver out the same when sold at such Salarys, Wages or Allowances as we shall thinck reasonable to be approved from time to time by your Lordships, and to be satisfied out of such Money and in such Manner as your Lordships shall direct, We humbly represent to your Lordships that in the former Contract we were impowered by a subsequent Warrant to issue our Orders from time to time to the Treasurer or Receiver of the Monies arising by the sale of her Majesties Tin, to pay out of the proceed thereof both the charges of freight, and all other incident charges proper for her Majesty to bear on account of the bringing in of the said Tin, or the selling or delivering out of the same, or otherwise howsoever.

We farther humbly represent to your Lordships that the following
persons were imployed in the Management of the Tin Affaire in the former Contract with these severall Allowances, which if your Lordships do approve of, We desire
your Lordship's Warrant for their continuance viz. Ourselves each £150. per Annum £450.–.–.
Dr. Fauquier Deputy to the Master and Worker as our Assistant to attend dayly
for the selling or otherwise disposing of her Majesty's Tin, with an allowance
of One hundred pounds per Annum £100.–.–.
Mr. Beresford Deputy to the Comptroller to keep a Leidger book, and
to enter all orders and Minutes at forty pounds per Annum
} 40.–.–.
That Warden's, and one of the Master & Worker's Clerks to keep books of all
Tin received and sold, and attending to the Weighing of the Tin when landed
at Thirty pounds per Annum each
} 60.–.–.
Tobias Dixon head porter and Warehouse keeper, who is to attend constantly
the Receipts and deliverys, and is to give us £10'000. security for the trust reposed in him as Warehouse keeper at One hundred pounds per annum
} 100.–.–.
Mr Edwd Webster who keeps books of entrys both of all papers and Accompts transmitted from the Agents in Cornwall and Devon, and of all Warrants and orders relating to the Tin affaire at one hundred pounds per Annum 100.–.–.
Mr. Edwd. Webster, who keeps books of
entrys both of all pap{ers} and accompts transmitted from the Agents in Cornwall and Devon, and of all Warrants and orders relating to the Tin af
faire at one hundred pounds per Annum
} 100. – –

All which is most humbly submitted to your Lordships great

Wisdom

Is. Newton

In Ellis

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Officers of the Mint presentment about the persons employed in the Management of the Tin Affaire in London.

to be read 15th Novr. 1710

[1] Mint Office the 4th. October
    1710.

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