The last winter Autumn I laid before yor Lordp a Memorial wherein to the best of my memory wherein I represented that if Copper worth 10|11|12 per lwt could be wrought into money by casting, the Copper & Coinage the wthout edging the money would amount unto 1712 per lwt, & allowing 212d more for the charge of putting off, buying \& setting/ up coyning tools, repaing {sic} the buildings, building furnaces, paying Clerks{.} & a Comptroller, & other incidents, the w{o}|h|ole would amount unto 20d pr lwt. And after so much was coyned as was sufficient to supply the defect of what {illeg}|m|oney was wanting \at present/, the surplus o wch I recconed might be about 100 Tunns, the surplus above all charges {illeg}|if| there were any, might be paid into ye Excheque{illeg}|r|. \And in the next coynage after a copper Mint was set up the money might be made heavier./ But by further experience it appeared afterwards that such Copper could not be wrought by casting, but must be cut wrought into barrs at the battering Mills.

I now beg leave to represent to yor Lordp that \in my humble opinion/ the best method of coyning such barrs into money, is to receive the same by weight \{illeg}|&| assay/ giving bills to the Importer|s| & taking back the bills upon delivering the same weight of copper in scissel & money together the Importers paying \for the coynage of the money {illeg}|by| the pound weight/ a certain se{illeg}|i|gniorage by ye pound weight for the coynage \of the money to be accounted for by the Mr & Worker/. The the Moneyers demand 212d pr lwt {illeg} for their work & {illeg} without edging the moneys, & it will cost 12d per lwt to the Graver & Smith & a Clerk, in all 3d per lwt by|e|sides the allowance to ye Master or his Deputy & such other Officers as shall be appoined & besides the repairs of the buildings & charge of the coyning tools.\to be accounted for {illeg}|by| the Master & Worker./ And That the {illeg}|I|mporters will expect \about/ 17d pr lwt fo above the seigniorage {above} for their copper \&/ workmanship & {the} putting off the copper money. And that the Moneyers insist upon 212d for their work & it will cost 12 per lwt to the Graver & {illeg}|S|mith & a Clerk, in all 3d per lwt \to be paid out of the Seigniorage/ besides the allowance to ye Master or his Deputy & such other Officers as shall be appointed & besides the repairs of the buildings & charge of the coining too{illeg}|l|s.

All wch &c


I had almost forgot to observe that Mr Leibnitz himself \either wrote /or\/ set on foot the writing of the papers I have hitherto been answering. He \He pretendin|ed|g that he {illeg}|Ha|d not having seen the Commerc. {illeg}/ \not|r| being \was/ at leasure {sic} himself or is pretended {illeg}b{illeg}t|o| examin ye matter/ desired the a great Mathematician to examin the matter/do it & sent\ of the Commerium Epistolicum & received\& sent his {illeg}/ his answer dated |7 Iune 16|7|13| & sent it to his corresp{illeg}|o|ndent to be published in Germany & his correspondent published it with many reflexions{illeg}|,| but wthout any proof. {He} {illeg}He preten And the same or another of his correspondents wrote the who wrote th And in the Remarks its pretended that that the {illeg}|Soc|iety had {woh} Mr Leibnitz ha{illeg}|d| not yet sent his complaint th{illeg} (that is, the reasons of it) to ye Society |[|so that the Society has not bee {sic} able to at all to examin the arguments on both sides & to p] not doubting but the Society & Mr Newton himself would entirely disapprove such a proceeding{s}: So that the Society has not been able at all to examin the arguments on both sides & to pronounce a definitive sentence.

10s in 12 year 2gr 40s in 192 years. Ab Happarch{illeg}|o| ad Ptolomeum 265 an Interest answerable to 73|2| an = 1gr.

{illeg}|1797| 1827 22.2212
Happarch|o| Ricciolo Flamst 1690
Lucida Cathedræ Cassiopeiæ 0.5.{illeg}|10| {illeg}|1|.0.22 {illeg}|1|.{4}|0|.48 25.38
Caput Medusæ Algol 0.27.0 1.0 1.21.5023 24.4|5|023
Oculus Tauri 1.10.40 2.5.37 24.47
Regel 1.18.10 2.12.30 24.20
Capella 1.22.20 2.17.3123 25.12
Orionis humerus dexter 1.29.20 2.24.25 25.5
Sirius 2.15.0 3.9.49 24.49
Procyon 2.26.50 3.21.3013 24.40
Regulus 3.29.50 4.25.3112 25.4{illeg}|1|12
Spica 5.24.0 6.19.2112 25.2112
Arcturus 5.24.40 6.19.54|3|. 52 25.14
Cor Scorpij 7.10.0 8.5.26 25.26
Aquilæ lucida 9.3|1|.10 9.27.23 26.13
Alœ Pegasi ultima Algenib 11.9.30 0.4.50 2520
Persei lucidum latus 1.2.10 1.27.46 25.36
Cauda Leonis 4.21.50 5.17.19 25.29
Fomahaut 10.4.40 10.29.29 24.49

I had almost forgot to observe that Mr Leibnitz himself

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