Manuscript containing an account of the revenue of King Charles I, entitled 'A briefe view of the State of his Majesties ordinary Receipte for the yeare ensueing 1642 together with the ordinary paymente unprovided for, for the said yeare', 1642.
Account of royal revenue
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 34
- Dates of Creation1642
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Descriptionsingle sheet
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Exchequer was responsible for receiving and dispersing the public revenue. The lower Exchequer, or receipt, closely connected with the permanent Treasury, was an office for the receipt and payment of money. The upper Exchequer was a court sitting twice a year to regulate accounts.
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The manuscript was bought from W V Daniell in Nov 1912 as an addition to the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript folio. Bound in quarter morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith
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