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Sir

The Crown of England by a late Convention with Sweden having agreed to certain payments to be made in Imperial Dollars And some dispute arising about the Value of the said Dollars; The Lords Commissioners of his Majestys Treasury have Commanded me to send you the inclosed Extract of the said Convention As also an Extract of a Treaty with Sweden Anno 1700 And desire you to consider the same And Report your Opinion to their Lordships with respect to the Value of the said Dollars as well Intrinsically as by way of Exchange which you will please to do with all convenient speed{.} This in the absence of the Secretarys &ca. 5th April 172{0}

C. Tilson

[1] Sir Isaac Newton about Imperial Dollars

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