Account of the gross and net produce of the branches of the Revenue under the management of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Customs in England, 1770-1778.

Physical Description:
1 v. (36 p.) ; 57 cm.
Notes:
Purchased from Lowe, March 1940.
In English.
Pasted onto flyleaf at end of volume: newspaper clipping regarding a "most remarkable case" which was heard in the Court of the King's Bench circa 1687: Mrs. Booty v. Captain Barnabty.
Marbled endpapers.
Binding: full red morocco; gilt decoration, large metal clasps intact.
Abstract:
Manuscript, in a single hand, which records the amounts of money, bonds, and interest earned each year, as well as debentures, bounties, certificates, and salaries paid on such items as duties on wine, peppers, candles, apples, and glass; beaver skins; hops; coal; wrought plate; East India wrought silks; rice; linens; and sugar. Following these accounts, possibly in another hand, is a entry in which the writer reflects on "the public welfare" and the contrasting views of youth and age. The manuscript also includes poems and stanzas, with numerous corrections, of poems praising the sun; a poem to "Dr. John"; and a poem titled Farewell Dr. Mai[?].
Topics:
Customs administration--Great Britain--Early works to 1800.
Finance, Public--Great Britain--Accounting--Early works to 1800.
Revenue--Great Britain.
Topics:
Great Britain.--Exchequer.
Language:
English
Genre:
Account books.
Poems.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Call Number:
LWL Mss Vol. 28
Folio LWL Mss Vol. 28
Orbis Record:
8100041
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36977(parent)
oid pointer:
16705960
Citation:
Account of the Gross and Net Produce of the Branches of the Revenue. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16705959
PID:
digcoll:4684206

Number of Pages: 85
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