To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesties Treasury

May it please your Lordshipps

In Obedience to your Lordshipps directions wee have Ordred the Corporation of the Monyrs to weigh and Value the Tooles and Vtensils that were made on Account of the late great Coynage both the Mint in the Tower and the Mints in the Country and finde by their report that all the cast Iron Weight 9Tun: 17ll: 2qr: 4oz and all the wrought Iron: 9Tun: 9ll: 0qr: 0oz: the Value whereof is Inconsiderable being 23li 0s: for the Cast Iron at one farthing per pound weight and 88li: 4s for the wrought Iron at one penny per pound weight But the Monyrs are willing to allow double that Value for them rather than they should be demolished and will lay up soe many of them as will keep without spoiling and are not of Dangerous consequence to be kept that his Majestie may have the Benifitt of them if Occasion should require and for support of their owne Tooles that They are Obliged to Maintain to the king All which is most humbly submitted &c

Is Newton

Tho: Neale

Tho Molyneux



[1] Iune 14 1699

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