My Lord Treasurer Commands me to send you the enclosed memorial of Henry Smithson relating to several Prosecutions against false Coiners together with an Account of his Charges in carrying on the same; His is pleased to direct you to consider the matters contained therein and let him have a true state thereof together with your Opinion what is fit to be done thereupon.

I am


You most humble servant

Wm Lowndes

Treasury Chambers
16 April 1714

The Petitioner having since the writing of this Letter presented to my Lord another the same is here also enclosed for your Consideration & to hear him thereupon if you think fit


Officers of the Mint

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