TO the Right Honble: the Lords Commissrs. of His Majesties Treasury.

The humble Petition of Iohn Croker Chief Engraver and Samuel Bull his Assistant Graver in his Majesties Mint


That your Petitioners have been Imployed in the Mint and have performed the Business of the Engraver there for near Eighteen Years, during which time they have made all the several Dyes for all the species of Gold and Silver Monies, as well as for all the Medals struck by publick Authority.

That for Tenn years past your Petitioner Iohn Croker has by Letters Patents been constituted the Chief Engraver, and Yor. Petitioner Samuel Bull has acted as his Assistant by the same Letter Patents; and for their conduct in their Respective Stations they humbly referr themselves to the principal Officers in his Majesties Mint.

That the said Letter Patents will of course expire in a few days whereby your Petioners {sic} will be oblig'd to suspend their whole business and operations in the Graving for the service of the Mint.

Your Petitioners therefore most humbly prays Your Lordships

would please to grant them your Warrant for a New Patent \or a Constitution/ that

they may proceed in the business of the Engravers place without

any loss of time to ye Publick.

And your Petitioners as in duty bound shall ever

Pray &c.


Peticon of ye Gravers of the Mint to Renew their Patents.


[1] renew the {patents}

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