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Author: Violet, Thomas, fl. 1634-1662.
Title: Two petitions of Thomas Violet of London goldsmith, to the Kings Majestie I. Seting forth the great abuses practised by the makers of gold and silver thread, wire, lace, to the great waste of the stock and treasure of the kingdome, in culling and melting down the heavy currant silver. II. One hundred & twelve several parcels of course and adulterate silver lace, ... Mr. Alexander Jackson, who is sworne assay-maker at Goldsmiths Hall, ... III. Ten several heads or branches certified by the Committee of Trade the 17th of June 1657. seting forth the several abuses in making gold and silver lace, wire, and thread; ... IV. Thomas Violet's petition to the Right Honourable, several Lords of the Privy Council, who are appointed a committee for the removing the obstructions of the mint, ...to present to your Lordships such rules, orders, and instructions for the due vending, and uttering of the said manufactures, ... for the ends expressed.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Two petitions of Thomas Violet of London goldsmith, to the Kings Majestie I. Seting forth the great abuses practised by the makers of gold and silver thread, wire, lace, to the great waste of the stock and treasure of the kingdome, in culling and melting down the heavy currant silver. II. One hundred & twelve several parcels of course and adulterate silver lace, ... Mr. Alexander Jackson, who is sworne assay-maker at Goldsmiths Hall, ... III. Ten several heads or branches certified by the Committee of Trade the 17th of June 1657. seting forth the several abuses in making gold and silver lace, wire, and thread; ... IV. Thomas Violet's petition to the Right Honourable, several Lords of the Privy Council, who are appointed a committee for the removing the obstructions of the mint, ...to present to your Lordships such rules, orders, and instructions for the due vending, and uttering of the said manufactures, ... for the ends expressed.
Violet, Thomas, fl. 1634-1662.

London: [s.n.], Printed Anno Dom. 1661.
Notes:
With marginal notes.
Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Gold -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Silver -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Goldsmiths -- England -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A65092.0001.001

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TO THE KINGS MOST Excellent Majestie: And to the LORDS of His MAJESTIES most Honourable PRIVY COUNCIL. The humble Petition of Thomas Violet Goldsmith.
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At the Sub-Committee of Parliament, appointed to take in∣to consideration the several petitions of the Refiners of gold and sil∣ver, the Gold Wyer drawers, the Hand-Spinners with the Charie and Spindle, and the Wheel spinners, and of Thomas Violet of London, Goldsmith, for the due regulation of the Manufa∣ctures of Gold and Silver wyer and thread, purle, oaes, plated wyer, spangles, and Copper wyer and thread, &c. to prevent the former abuses practised in the said Manufactures: and to prohibit the culling, and melting down the currant Silver coynes of this Nation for the future.
To the Right Honourable, the PARLIAMENT of England, &c. The humble Petition of Thomas Violet.
TO THE KINGS Most Excellent MAJESTY, The humble Petition of Thomas Violet, of London, Goldsmith,
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TO THE Right Honourable the Lord High Chan∣cellour of England, the Lord High Trea∣surer of England, the Lord Privy Seal; the Lord Ashley Chancellour of the Ex∣checquer being all of the Committee for removing the obstructions of the Mint. The humble Petition of Thomas Violet Goldsmith,
To our Trusty and welbeloved, Our Lord Mayor and Aldermen of Our City of London, and all other our well affected Subjects of that Ctiy