Statement of Exchequer receipts and payments, 6 October 1758 - 5 October 1759, 121 folios. On fo. 1v is the bookplate of J. Eliot Hodgkin 1881. On the inside cover: 'Hodgkin sale Lot 495'.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Exchequer was divided into two parts. The lower Exchequer, also called the Receipt, was responsible for receiving and dispensing public revenue. The upper Exchequer was a court that sat twice a year to check the accounts. The volume relates to the lower Exchequer.
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Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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