Bills of exchange records

Scope and Content

Records of bills of exchange received. These record the person from whom, bill was received, its date, the person to whom the bill was payable, the value, the person drawing he bill and the person or company on whose behalf it was drawn. Bills were one of the most commons methods of payment for goods and services in this period. Records were often kept in separate bill books, and these records were copied from the bill books.

Former reference: Eng Ms 782.