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Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Records:

Correspondence of John Methuen and Sir William Simpson

Call Number: MS E82

Letters bound in 2 volumes: political, personal, diplomatic (including copies of reports, orders, newsletters, etc.) Also loose letters, documents, notes, etc.

Dates: 1626-1823 (bulk 1703-1707)

Court of Chancery decrees

Call Number: MS 135

Collection of separately written official copies of Court of Chancery decrees from Great Britain. The cases, collected by Sir Thomas Phillipps, were apparently chosen to illustrate some point of law or procedure, usually concerned with wills or mortgages.

Dates: 1733 - 1783

Declared account drafts from the Exchequer Audit Office

Call Number: MS Q8

This collection consists of drafts on paper, in file form, of declared accounts brought before the Audit Office of the Exchequer of Great Britain by other governmental departments. The accounts usually begin "The declaration of the account of X, Warden [etc.] of A...which said accountant doth yield and make his account...which said account was afterward declared before the Rt. Honble. [blank]..." These drafts appear to have originated from a single point, presumably the Audit Office.

Dates: 1730 - 1749

Orders to Pay from the British Treasury

Call Number: MS 145

A collection of 14 orders to pay by the Treasury of Great Britain from the 18th century, with no apparent connection to each other.

Dates: 1714-1760 (bulk 1716-1725)