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No. 2 Several papers relating to the method of issuing Secret Service money, 1684, 1740, 1742, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 48


  • Creation: 1684, 1740, 1742, undated


Appears to be notes concerning the commission investigating Sir Robert Walpole (1676-1745) and his administration of British government, which ended in 1742. Regarding procedures in the Exchequer, 1684-1742, corruption in Weymouth's 1740 elections, etc. "3d. H. Fane has receiv'd orders from Ld Orford...1740..." Evidence--4 pages (1 piece). "Came Clerk in the Treary in the year 1684..." 2 pages (1 piece). "John Jordan being examined...this 3d day of May 1742..." 1 page and docketing. Folder also includes a list of examinations for 1742 (2 pages--1 piece) and jottings of sums, recipients' names, etc. (2 pages--1 piece). 11 pages total for 5 pieces.

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