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Collection Level Description: English Exchequer Accounts

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 126-31, b. 137-47
Title: English Exchequer Accounts
Dates of Creation: 1701-7
Extent: 17 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

English Exchequer accounts, in quarterly volumes, 1701-3 and 1705-7.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The 1701-3 accounts were bought from W.J. Smith, bookseller of Brighton, in March 1897. The 1706-7 accounts were presented to the Library by Keith R. Maitland of Edinburgh in 1908.

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Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 32387-92, 34048-58.

Access Points


England and Wales | Exchequer

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