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Sir

The inclosed Petition of W. Wood Gent having been laid before the Lords Commissioners of His Majestys Treasury praying that he may be permitted to Furnish such Copper as shall be wanting for the Copper Coinage at 17d$\frac{1}{2}$ per pound Their Lordships Command me to transmitt the same to You and are pleased to direct You to take the Same into Your Consideration and Report to them Your opinion what may be fitt to be done therein I am &c 4th. Iune 1719.

Wm: Lowndes

[1] Sir Isaac Newton about W: Wood.