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PEERS, Sir Charles (1661-1737)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-148
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: PEERS, Sir Charles (1661-1737)
Date(s): 1689-1695
Level of description: Collection
Extent: Two production units.
Name of creator(s): Peers | Sir | Charles | 1661-1737 | Lord Mayor of London


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Charles Peers (1661-1737) was a Citizen and Salter, Common Councilman for Aldgate Ward 1701-8, Alderman of Tower Ward 1708-37, Sheriff 1707-8, and Lord Mayor 1715-16.


Scope and content/abstract:

Daybooks of Sir Charles Peers, relating to his business as London partner of William Morley and Company, of Malaga, merchants and importers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Two volumes.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited at Guildhall Library in 1959 and converted into an outright gift in 1978. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also CLC/500 for papers collected by Wilfred S. Samuel in connection with his research involving Peers' daybook and the journal of Carleton Smith.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
January to May 2011.

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