Sub-committee for Printing the Journals and Rolls of Parliament

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing the minutes of the sub-committee of the House of Lords for printing the Rolls and Journals of Parliament, 9 Mar 1767-30 May 1777.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1767 the House of Lords ordered the printing of the Rolls of Parliament then extant and the Journals of the House. The publication of the Rolls and Journals between 1767 and 1830 was supervised in some detail by Committees and sub-committees of the House.

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.

Acquisition Information

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.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript octavo.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Separated Material

The House of Lords Record Office holds committee papers relating to the publication of the Rolls and Journals, 1767-1863.

Conditions Governing Use

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.

Bibliography

Journal of the House of Lords , XXXI.