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English public revenue, 1688-1696

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 54
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: English public revenue, 1688-1696
Date(s): 1688-1696
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 58 leaves
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The Exchequer was responsible for receiving and dispersing the public revenue.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume containing an account of the public revenue of England, Nov 1688-Sep 1691, with an extension of the statement to 1696 in the same hand, entitled 'A brief state of the incomes and issues of their Majesties public revenue...'.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single item.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Collection level description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

The manuscript was part of the library of John Fraunceis Gwyn, sold in 1846. It later formed part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 12154, and was bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell at the Sotheby's sale, 10 Jun 1896.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other accounts of the English public revenue for this period may be found at University of London MSS 53, 58, 75, 76.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) 2nd edition, and NCA rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names (1997).

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jul 2000

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