In answer to the Memorial of Mr Nicholson & Mr Briggs I have I humbly represent that I told them that I could \wthout a Warrant/ \from the King I could not receip|v|e copper in blanks/ not|r| coin money with round edges without a warrant \for the people, nor receive/ \copper in blanks without a Warrant/ from the King & that the people Mr Appleby & Mr Hines having copper reap all things ready for a triall were to {have} the the first triall to coyne their five Tunns in the first place |&| that t|w|hen I was ready for the Memorialists I would give them notice, but it would take up some time for a tryal \first/ to prepare for a tryall. That \That There is no difficulty in makin rounding the edges of the {illeg} blanks, {illeg}/ |&| I have not delivered another Cutter to Mr Appleby & Mr Hines, & that they are not contractors with your Lordps, but my servants at a certain under certain upon tryal & good behaviour. That if they did not know how to {illeg} And if the \Minimalists/ have built furnaces & prepared a sufficient quanity {sic} of copper ready for the cutters, they have \&/ done it been at sufficient charges in preparing the{illeg} same they have done it {made} \made {illeg} to b{illeg} in doing it/ hast contrary to my orders, & have no reason to done it \done it contrary to my advice &/ without staying for sufficient authority & can blame no body but themselves if they \should/ lose their charges.

All wch &c

Is. Newton


Globus aquæ 1 dig. diametro pendebat 132,8 grana & globus plumbi {sic} huic æqualis pendebat 132,8×1112gr=132801328664}=1527,2gr. Globus \plumbi {sic}/ duplo diametro =12217,6gr. Pondus globi aquei huic æqualis =1062,4gr. Pondus globi aeris huic æqualis =1,235349gr. Pondus globi plumbei in vacuo 12218,83539 {illeg} 1,235349.12218,83539513dig. 61094,1769552671.dig=2F 04072,94513= 65167,12108 61767,45000 03999,67116.112.1|32.3|64.6. 02470,698 00828,973129.258.37ad1.437+17 00074,1310 00008,7763 00008,6474 00000,1289 4389.ped3dig. F=2194.ped712dig. Globus ponedere {sic} suo 12318,8354 tempore 1 describit in vacuo dig 19313dig et pondere 12217,6 dig 193

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