Henry Tolcher letter

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Address: Plymouth. To 'Most honble. Lord' [?Peter King, Chief Justice of Common Pleas]. Suggests that 'unless a speedy method is taken to prevent the melting of the silver coin of this kingdom it is very likely that its scarcity so much of late complain'd of will be follow'd by a totall consumption of the same ... not less than fifty pounds sterling is to be gott by melting a thousand pounds of English silver coin which is easyly effectected [sic] and with security by almost any person in the space of an hour or two'.
Autograph, with signature.


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