Manuscript volume containing an account of the public revenue of England, Nov 1688-Sep 1691, with an extension of the statement to 1696 in the same hand, entitled 'A brief state of the incomes and issues of their Majesties public revenue...'.
English public revenue, 1688-1696
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 54
- Dates of Creation1688-1696
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 58 leaves
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Exchequer was responsible for receiving and dispersing the public revenue.
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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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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript quarto. Bound in half calf by [George] Bretherton, 1848.
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.
The manuscript was part of the library of John Fraunceis Gwyn, sold in 1846. It later formed part of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Baronet (1792-1872) as MS 12154, and was bought by Herbert Somerton Foxwell at the Sotheby's sale, 10 Jun 1896.