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Public accounts. Copies of precepts

Reference code
Public accounts. Copies of precepts
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Extent and format
ff. iii + pp. 408 + index. Folio. Vellum binding.
Scope and content
'Precepts Issued By.. the Commissioners for the Taking Examining and Stating the Publick Accompts..' (fol. iii). A register containing copies of letters requiring attendance before the Commissioners to provide information for their accounts; 17 May 1711-22 March 1713/14. The Commission was set up on 25 March 1711; see M. F. Bond, Guide to the Records of Parliament (1971), 136-7, for further information. Matters under examination included Navy victualling, Customs and Excise revenues, prizes taken at sea, accounts of the Warden of the Stannaries of Cornwall and Devon. Index of names and subjects at the end.
Previous reference number(s)
MS 858