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Parliamentary grants for public services, 1702-1705

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 83
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Parliamentary grants for public services, 1702-1705
Date(s): 1702-1705
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 26 leaves
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The English Parliament is the main legislative body of the country.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript volume containing an account of the respective grants in Parliament for public services in the years 1702-1705, and the money raised from those grants up to Nov 1704. The account was made due to orders by the House of Commons dated 7 Nov 1704 and 8 Nov 1705.

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:

This manuscript was in the collection of Humphrey Edwin, and was sold in 1763. By 1765 it was in the collection of Charles Lowndes, Secretary of the Treasury. It was later part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 2759.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell from Sidney Dobell in 1908 as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature.

Allied Materials

Related material:

University of London MS 82 also contains information about parliamentary grants during this period.

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:
Jun 2000

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