Registers of the Ordinance Office
Registers of receipts for munitions received into His Majesty's stores within the Ordinance Office, mainly from ships returned from service, October 1642-October 1644, December 1644-February 1648. 78, 132 leaves.
- Oct 1642-Oct 1644, Dec 1644-Feb 1648
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 64, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 64-65
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13275
Biographical / Historical
The Office of Ordnance was situated in the Tower of London. It was responsible for firearms and artillery.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39727-39728.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, P. M. Barnard, cat. 106 (1916), 357.
The two volumes in a portfolio by Stephen Ames,Birkenhead.
- Registers of the Ordinance Office
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description