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Collection of Accounts of Political and Governmental events

 Collection
Call Number: MS E205
Overview

Collection of 72 separately written accounts of Parliamentary debates, political law-cases, diplomatic correspondence, etc., bound together in two volumes. Most (perhaps all) are near-contemporary copies of the originals.

Dates: Events date from 1558-1640; writings separately copied 17th century (nearly contemporary)

Finance de l'Angleterre collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS Q13
Overview Collection of economic and historical essays and statistical charts, written in French, mostly regarding England, written in various and anonymous hands. Fair copies or final drafts (including at least one translation) describing England as a commercial nation: its natural resources, demography, commerce, politics, public finance, etc., often comparing the country with France. Theory of relationship between commerce and government. Some political gossip. Other topics include Swedish and...
Dates: Dates composed: 1751-1754; also 1693-1694, 1736, 1740-1750; dates covered: 1077-1377, 1483-1509, 1689-1754, 1746-1754

Star Chamber collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 155
Overview

Collection of volumes and loose items pertaining to the Star Chamber, a court that existed in England at the Palace of Westminster from approximately the 15th century through 1641, when it was abolished by the Long Parliament.

Dates: 1568 - 1641