# Rougher holograph drafts of MINT00541 (Mint 19/2/550)

That for encouraging the bringing wrought Plate into the
Mint to be coined there shall be allowed after y^{e} rate {illeg}|of| five
shillings & pence {illeg}|p|er ounce standard, the same being reduced to standard by y^{e} gross weight of y^{e} plate thereof & the assay of y^{e}
Ingots melted out of the same.

That her Ma^{ty} be pleased to give directions to the Master
& worker of her Ma^{ts} Mint in y^{e} Tower to receive all such wrought
plate as shall be brought to the {illeg}|M|int before the day of next, & give Receipts for y^{e} same to such persons as shall
bring the same, for y^{e} amount thereof according to y^{e} rate & price
agreed by the House to be allowed for such wrought plate as shall
be brought to y^{e} Mint to be coined, & that y^{e} same be immediately
coined into [half crowns] |shillings & sixpences & pai{illeg}|d|{illeg} into y^{e} recept {sic} of her| /Maj^{ts} Excheq^{r}\

That all such Receipts to be given by the M^{r} of|&| Worker
of her Ma^{ts} Mint for any wrought Plate \dated/ shall be accepted &
taken for the \full/ am{illeg}|o|unt thereof \in wrought money in {illeg} the con {sic}/ in any paym^{ts} to be made upon
{illeg} any loans or any contributions {illeg}|u|pon any funds to be granted this session
of Parl.

the first fift Thousand pounds thereof in t{he f}irst paym^{ts} the rest in any payments except the first excepting that\provided that/ those Receipts only w^{ch} shall be dated before {the} day of shall be accepted & taken up in the first payments into the said fund if {tendered} before y^{e} said paym^{t} be full if tended before y^{e} paym^{t} be {full}

That all such Rec^{ts} it be an instruction to y^{e} Committee to receive a
clause that y^{e} Rec^{ts} given by y^{e} M^{r} & W^{r} {illeg}|o|f y^{e} Mint \before y^{e} day of/ for Plate brought in
\before y^{e} day of / pursuant to y^{e} {votes} \Resolution/ of this House of y^{e} Instant, be accepted as so much
money towards y^{e} in the contributions towards the said summ not exceeding millions

The clause to be so worded that the Receipts dated \on or/ after the day of
be accepted upon y^{e} first \{every}/ payment \only upon the second third {illeg}|&| fourth payments. {sic}/ into the said fund except the

If y^{e} house proceed {illeg}|i|n the {illeg}|sa|me method \for Plate/ as the last yeare their|y| may be moved as follows.

That for encouraging the bringing in wrought Plate into
the Mint to be coined, there shall be allowed to such persons
as shall so bring the same after y^{e} rate of 5^{s}. 5^{d} p^{r} ounce
for y^{e} old standard, |&| five shillings & eight pence per ounce
for y^{e} new standard for all plate on w^{ch} the mark of y^{e} Goldsmiths Company of London or any other city is set, & for uncertain p|P|late not so marked being reduced to standard after the rate of 5^{s} 6^{d} per ounce.

|[NB {If} t|T|he rates last yeare were 5^{s} 5^{d}, 5^{s} 8^{d} & 5^{s} 6^{d}.]|

That an humble a|A|ddress be presented to her Ma^{ty} that she would be pleased to give directions to y^{e} M^{r} & W^{r} of the Mint to receive in all such wrought Plate as shall be brought to him \before the day of / & to give Rec^{ts} to such persons as shall bring the same for y^{e} \full/ amount thereof at y^{e} several rates & pric|z|es agreed by this house to be allowed for such wrought Plate as shall be brought to y^{e} Mint to be coined, & that y^{e} same \{illeg}/ may be immediately coined into & paid into her Ma^{ts} Receipt {illeg}|of| y^{e} Excheq^{r}.

That y^{e} said Address be presented to her Ma^{ty} by

That all such Receipts {illeg}|to| be given by the M^{r} & W^{r} of the
Mint for any wrought Plate, shall be accepted & taken as so much {money}
{illeg}|fo|r the full amount thereof in any paym^{t} to be made upon any
Loans or any Contributions upon any funds to be granted in
this session of Parliam^{t}.

That it be an instruction to y^{e} Committee {illeg}|u|pon the {P} money
Bills thato receive a clause that the Rec^{ts} given by the M^{r} & W^{r}
of y^{e} Mint for Plate brought in before the day of
pursuant to y^{e} Resolutions of this House be accepted i|a|s so much {illeg}|mo|ney in the Contributions towards &c

If there \shall/ be any limitation of y^{e} {claus}paym^{t} upon y^{e} payments\time of accepting the Receipts upon the/ |first paym^{{illeg}|ts|} in| /y^{e} said contrib.\

The|n| \the/ clause to be so drawn that y^{e} Rec^{ts} dated on \or/ after the day of be accepted only upon y^{e} 2^{d} 3^{d} or 4^{th} {payments} in the said contributions

Mœda 6^{dwt} 21^{gr} at 2^{d} p^{r} gr = 27^{s}. 6^{d}. + 2. 3$\frac{1}{2}$ = 29. 9$\frac{1}{2}$

Moyder 6^{dwt} 21$\frac{1}{2}$^{gr} at 2^{d} p^{r} g^{r} = 27. 7. + 2. 3$\frac{1}{2}$ = 29. 10$\frac{1}{2}$. (Better $\frac{1}{4}$^{car}) = 29. 11$\frac{1}{2}$

Pistole Lew.dor. 4^{dwt} 7^{gr}. at 2^{d} p^{r} gr = 17^{s}. 2^{d} +15$\frac{1}{4}$ = 17|8|. 7$\frac{1}{4}$ (−$\frac{1}{4}$ car) = 18. 6.

Ducatoon 20^{dwt}1{illeg}|20| grs at = 5. 5^{d}$\frac{1}{2}$. + 5$\frac{1}{2}$ = 5^{s} 1{illeg}|1|^{d}. at 20^{dwt} 16^{gr} = 5. 10$\frac{1}{2}$

Crusado 11. 4 = 2^{s}. 10^{d}$\frac{1}{3}$ + 3^{d} = 4|3|^{s}. 1^{d}$\frac{1}{4}$. −8^{gr} worth 4|3|^{s}. 0$\frac{1}{4}$

Piece of 8 & Lewis w^{t} 17^{dwt} 12^{gr} =4. 6. + 4$\frac{1}{2}$ = 4. 10$\frac{1}{2}$ − 12^{gr} = 4^{s} 9^{d}.