Parliamentary grants for public services, 1702-1705

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing an account of the respective grants in Parliament for public services in the years 1702-1705, and the money raised from those grants up to Nov 1704. The account was made due to orders by the House of Commons dated 7 Nov 1704 and 8 Nov 1705.

Administrative / Biographical History

The English Parliament is the main legislative body of the country.


Single item.

Access Information

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

Bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell from Sidney Dobell in 1908 as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature.

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Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Elephant folio, comprising 4 facsicules bound into one volume. The original wrappers of the 4 parts have been retained within the volume.

Archivist's Note

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

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.

Custodial History

This manuscript was in the collection of Humphrey Edwin, and was sold in 1763. By 1765 it was in the collection of Charles Lowndes, Secretary of the Treasury. It was later part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 2759.

Related Material

University of London MS 82 also contains information about parliamentary grants during this period.

Corporate Names