Manuscript volumes containing abstracts of parliamentary bills relating to revenue, dating from the reign of King William III and Queen Mary II, c1689 -1743.
Parliamentary bills on finance
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 55
- Dates of Creationc1689-1743
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 volumes containing 167 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The English Parliament is the main legislative body of the country. The House of Commons has the right to impose taxes and to vote money to various public departments and services.
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.
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
Small oblong manuscript folios.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as aprt 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.
This manuscript was part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 9467, and was bought at Sotheby's by Herbert Somerton Foxwell in 1893.
Location of Originals
House of Lords Record Office, London.