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Sir

The Lords Commissioners of his Majestys Treasury having received from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland the papers here inclosed which relate to the reducing the price of the Gold Coines in that Kingdome, their Lordships are pleased to direct You to consider the matter thereof As also how the Gold and Silver Coins of this Kingdome may be Affected by such Reduction And to Attend their Lordships with your Observations and Opinion thereupon in Writing as Soon as conveniently You can I am &c. 3d. Iuly 1718.

C. Stanhope

[1] Sir Isaac Newton about reducing Gold Coines in Ireland.

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