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"Proposals for the delivery of about 500 Poor insolvent debtors now starving in the prisons of ...... London;" viz. that a grant of £1000 be made from the Treasury to discharge all whose debts and fees do not exceed £2, on the occasion of the entry of George I. into London, 1714

MS. Rawl. C. 743, fol. 85

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Such a grant was actually made on occasion of the King's dining with the City in 1714, and the example was followed by George II. in 1727.


  • Creation: 1714


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MS. Rawl. C. 743, fol. 85


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