That for encouraging the bringing wrought Plate into the Mint to be coined, there shall be allowed after the rate of five shillings &          pence per ounce standard, the same\plate/ being rated |&| reduced to standard by the gross weight of the plate\{Pla} |thereof|/ & the assay of the Ingots melted out of the same.

T{illeg}|h|at her Maty be pleased to give directions to the Master & worker of her Mint to receive all such wrought Plate as shall be brought to t{o}|h|e Mint before the         day of             next & give Receipts to such persons as shall bring the same for the amount thereof, according to the rate & price agreed by the {h}|H|ouse to be allowed for such wrought Plate as shall be brought to the Mint to be coined & that the same be immediately coined into                         & paid into the Receipt of her Majts Exchequer.

That all {illeg}|s|uch Receipts to be given {illeg}|b|y the Master & Worker of the Mint for any wrought Plate shall be accepted & taken for the full amount thereof in any payments to be made upon any loans or any contributions upon any fund to be granted this Session of Parliamt.

That it be an instruction to the Committee to receive a clause that the Receipts given by the Master & Worker of the Mint for Plate brought in before the          day of           pursuant to the Resolution of th{a}|e| house of the        Instant be accepted as so much money in the contributions towards {illeg}|t|he said summ of not exceeding            {t}|m|illions.

This clause to be so worded that the Receips|t|s dated on {illeg}|o|r after the          day of                  be accepted only upon\in/ the second third & fourth payments into the said fund{illeg}.

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