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Gentlemen

I send you by my Lord Treasurers Order a Letter from the Lords of the Privy Council in Ireland representing that it will be a great prejudice to the Trade of that Kingdom of several species of French Gold and Silver Coines therein mentioned be not made current there. And desiring the same may be laid before the Queen, that Her Majestys Order may be obtained for that purpose, together with the Report of Mr. Vincent Kidder Assay master there concerning the Intrinsick Value of the said Coines; which Letter & Report his Lordship is pleased to direct you to Consider, And let him have your Opinion what may be fit for her Majesty to do therein. I am

Gentlemen

Your most Humble Servant

Wm Lowndes

[1]

Officers of the Mint

[1] Treasury Chambers
29th. April 1714

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