File of official papers

Scope and Content

including an abstract of rare and valuable books by the British Librarian (n.d.), a petition from the inhabitants of Wrexham to Sir Watkin Williams Wynn relating to tithes (1748), papers relating to the defence of the Austrian Netherlands (1746), account of proceedings against Nicholas Paxton, Solicitor to the Treasury (c.1735), copies of affidavits against Sir Robert Grosvenor and Watkin Williams Wynn, esq., for acting as aldermen of the city of Chester (1733), proposals concerning the militia, informations against electoral malpractices and Bills for reform of elections, notes on proposed changes in the law of distraint for debts, memorandum on payment of tithes and church rates by Quakers, and a case for the discharge of insolvent debtors.