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Novem. 19. 1714.

May it please your Lordship

I have spoke with Mr Eyres, & his Answer is, that he can make the experiment in a horse-mill, & within a week will deliver into the Mint an hundred weight of barrs drawn after the manner proposed by him. But a water-mill is cheaper & goes with more strength for making dispatch with fewer draughts & less wast of the metal & so enables him to perform the undertaking at a cheaper rate.

I am

My Lord

Your Lordships most humble

& most obedient servant

Is: Newton

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Sir Isaac Newton

read 19th Novr. 1714.

My Lords desire Mr. Eyres to go on with all the {Expediousness} that may be.

[1] Earl of Halifax

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