English Exchequer Accounts

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. b. 126-31, b. 137-47
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Scope and Content

English Exchequer accounts, in quarterly volumes, 1701-3 and 1705-7.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The 1701-3 accounts were bought from W.J. Smith, bookseller of Brighton, in March 1897. The 1706-7 accounts were presented to the Library by Keith R. Maitland of Edinburgh in 1908.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 32387-92, 34048-58.