Copies of the public accounts of England for 1679-1708, with many other accounts, lists of officers and fees, establishments and other estimates, proceedings of Commissioners and the like for 1660-1716, all in some way relating to the Exchequer.
The collection was bought from the collection of William Selby Lowndes, of Whaddon Hall (having been in the possession of William Lowndes about 1716), by W.H. Gee, bookseller in Oxford, in 1887.Immediate Source of Acquisition
In 1888 E.W.B. Nicholson, Bodley's Librarian, purchased the collection for £40 11s, and 'after offering them at the same price to the Treasury transferred the purchase' in 1889 to the Bodleian for the same sum.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
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. V, nos. 29905-30012.
Public records | Great Britain
England and Wales | Exchequer
Great Britain | Exchequer
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