England: imports and exports (1696-1701)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A volume giving information on the quantity and value of goods imported and exported to and from England, 1696-1701. The volume has the book plate of John Holroyd, Earl of Sheffield.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Baker Holroyd was born in 1735. In 1781 he was created Baron Sheffield of Dunamare, Co. Meath in the Peerage of Ireland and in 1802 created Baron Sheffield of Sheffield, Co. York in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. He was President of the Board of Agriculture, a Lord of Trade and one of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council. He was known in the literary world as a writer on political economy. He died in 1821.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. 24 hours notice is required for research visits. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Archivist's Note

Date(s) of descriptions: 2000-02-07 Joseph Gelfer, 2000-05-19 Sarah Aitchison.

Conditions Governing Use

Conditions governing reproduction: 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.