English public revenue, 1688-1702

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume containing an account of the public revenue of England, Nov 1688-Mar 1702, with an abstract for the whole period.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Exchequer was responsible for receiving and dispersing the public revenue.

Arrangement

Single item.

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.

Acquisition Information

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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Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Manuscript folio. Bound in morocco, with a panelled design in gold on the covers.

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

The manuscript was part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 9048. It was bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell at the Phillipps sale, Sotheby's, on 19 Jun 1893.

Related Material

Other accounts of the English public revenue for this period may be found at University of London MSS 53, 54, 58, 76.

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