Mr Eyres a Refiner of Copper in Southward propo \over against {Ludgat} Tower/ represents that there are many old brass Gunns in hands of ye O{illeg}|f|fice {illeg}|of| Ordnance unfit for use several of wch have been taken from other nations & are of a different form from those used in ye Egnlish Fleet; that they will s{illeg} not sell for above {5}|6|0li per Tunn; & that {he} for every tenn Tunns thereof he will deliver back into the Mint 7 Tunns of fine copper worth 100li per Tunn, Her Maty being at the charge of \weighing &/ shipping off those Gunns to be carried cross the river.

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