Manuscript petition, , from Edward Gatchell, a merchant of Tiverton, Devon, to the Privy Council, setting forth his wrongs suffered at the hands of Ludovicus de Wulfe, of the City of Ghent.
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 88
- Dates of Creation1711
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Privy Council is, historically, the British sovereign's private council. It lost most of its judicial and political functions in the middle of the 17th century, when the sovereign ceased to have responsibility for political decisions. It retained, however, the power to hear appeals to the sovereign, which were dealt with by a General Committee of the Privy Council.
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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.
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Manuscript folio. Bound in quarter-morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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