Tuesday, September 3, 1737

Dublin Gazette

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Dublin Gazette (Newspaper) - September 3, 1837, Dublin, Dublin 1066 The Dublin up from SATURDAY to TUESDAY September the Si the Lords Xufticcs Ctukcil of I E L A N A or Regulating the lvalue of the Gold Coins Current in thn His Majefty has been pleafed to Signify that a Proclamation fhould flue for Regulating the Gold Coins Current in this that Purpofe HisMajeftys Order in bearing Date at His Court at the Day of One Thoufand ieven Hundred and Thirty Has been Tram mitied to Whereas the Lord Lieutenant and Council of this have Reprelented to That there is at prefent a great Scarcity of Silver Coin in this Kingdom Occafioned by Pertors being tempted to carry it out of this Kingdom to make an Advantage thereof And that the ell Part of thr Gold Coin Current is in the Two larger Pieces of Portugal One of which Parting for Four jndthe Other for Forty great Inconveniencies and Dif ficulties daily arife in the Obtaining Change for the fame And that there being a Disproportion between the Value of the faid Large and the Letfcr Pieces of Foreign Gold to the Advantage of the the fame has Occafioned likewife a city of the Leflfct Pieces of Gold by Means great Diilrefs has been brought upon the and particular the Litmen Manutafture of this and alfo upon His Majftys Forces here And therefore humbly Prayed that the Gold both Engltjh and Current might be Rated at the Quantity of EngHJb Silver they ufually 1afsfor in with an Allowance of fome fmall Advantage to the Letfer And whereas the Lords Commiffioners of His Majeftys Treafury to whom His Majefty thought proper to Refer the Confideration of ik faid Repre Cental ton tare Reported to His Majefty in that they had taken the Opinion of the Jate Mafter and the Reft of the Principal Officers of His Majeftys Mint who Propofed that a fliould be made in the Value of the Gold Coins Current in this at leaft as Low as they are in Great Britain And that the Difproportton fctwecnthe Larger and Letter Pieces fliould be Redified Which faid being Agreed to by the faid Lords Commillioriers of and Approved of by His Majefty in His Majefty has been Gracioudy by His faid Order in Coun to That the lollowing Pieces of Gold Coin Current in this Do Pafs in Payment within this at the Rates herein afcer refpeftivdy and that a Proclamation lould be Iffued to that We therefore the Lords Juftices and in Obedience to HisMajeftys faid Do by this Our Proclamation Publifli and That the feveral Pieces of Gold Coin herein after JJiatt from and after the Tenth Day of September Pafs and be Accepted in all Receipts and as well to ind from His Majefty as otherwife as Current Money ffitbintnis at the feveral Rates herein after and none that is to at One Pound Two Shillings and Nine And all other Pieces of the fame Species in The Weighing Six Twenty two at One Pound Nine Shillings and Three The Half Weighing Three Eleven at Fourteen Shillings and Eight The Quarter Weighing One Pennyweight Seventeen Grains and an at Seven Sbiilings and tour The Quadruple Piftole of or Weighing teen Pennyweight at Three Pounds Thirteen ho fyanijb or French Double Piftole of or the Doubloon or Double Louis Weighing Eight Penny weight Six teen at One Pound Sixteen Shillings and Six at French Piftole Weighing Four Penny weight Eight at Eighteen Shillings and Three L Jb or French Half Piftole ot Weighing Two vnjvveigfit Four at Nine Shillings and Two The Spanijb or French Quarter Piftole of Gold Weighing One Two at Four Shillings The Louis dOr of the Weighing fire Pennyweights Five at One Pound Two The French Half Louis dOr of the Weighing Two Pennyweight Fourteen Grams and an at Eleven The French Quarter Louis dOr of the New proporti Weighing One Pennyweight Seven Grains and a at Five Shillings and Six The Piece of New Gold Coin of Weighing Eighteen Pennyweight Ten Grains and an ax Three Pounds Seventeen and Eight The Piece of New Gold Coin of Weighing Nine Pen nyweight Five Grains and a at One Pourd Eigh teen Shillings and Ten The Piece ot New Gold Coin of Weighing Four Pennyweight Fourteen Grains and an at Niuetceo Shillings and Six The Piece of New Gold Coin of Weighing Two Seven Grains and a at Nine Shillings and Ten ThePiece ot NewGold Coin of Weighing One Penny weight Three Grains and an at Four Shillings and Eleven And in Cafe any of the aforefaid Pieces of Foreign Gold fhall want of their Weights herein then Allowance is to be given ot Two Pence for each One Penny for Half a and one Halfpenny for One Quarter of a fo warring in any Piece ot the faid foreign Gold and fo proportionally for every greater Want of Weight in the faid Pieces and in Cafe fuch Deftrdi of Weight as ilia 11 be Supplied in Manner then in fuch every Piece fo 0p feftive in the Weight as and thatDeleft of Weight la Supplied as is to be henceforth and to pafs as Current Money as And We do hereby Tfiat all the aforefaid Foreign being landing are to and are to be Paid and Received at the Rates herein and that any fuch Coins not Weighing down the Scales in the Weighing is not to beany Caufe for the Retufal thereof atihe Rates herein a bovementioned As That any Pcrfon Receiving any fhall Receive by what Side of the Scale he if he ufes thofecf the Payer And if he ufes his then he is co Receive bjf which Side the Payer fhall think fit to And it is hereby That the Weights now inUfe in this and which are Agreeable to the Standaid remaining with the Clerk of the the Chief Baron of his Court of and the Receiver General of this and no except as herein after is Continue to be Ufed for Weighing the feveral Sorts of Coin as And for ihe better Afcertainingthe Weight of the faid Coins We have One Weight cf Half a and One Weight of One Quarter of a to be exaftly made by WtUiam Arekm the City of AfTayMaftejr and that the dards of fuch Weights be Lodged where the Standards ot the ci ther Weights now in Ufc are there to to the end that all Differences that Ihall happen about the faid may beeither Determined or And in Cafe any Perfon or Perfons hall eithet Pay or Receive any af the faid Coins by any other Weights than fuch as fhall be Agreeable to the faid they arc to be Proceeded againft according to as Keepers and Ufers of Falfe and Unlawful And We do hereby Charge and That no exrept the faid Wibiam prefaate fo or Sell any of the faid Money Weights to be fJCed in this Kicgdcm for the upon Pain of being Proceeded agajnft with the Given at the Council Chamber in the TttentyNintb Day of John Theo John Roger GOD Save the KIN bis or lay it

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