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'Rules, orders, and instructions for the future Government of the Office of the Ordnance ... 1683', transcribed c.1823

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MS. Eng. c. 7802

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Transcript of the original instructions for the office of the Ordnance, with additions and amendments from the reigns of James II through to George IV. It describes in detail the duties of the various offices of the ordnance and includes a contents pages (fols. v-xvi). It was made for Henry Hardinge, who was appointed clerk of the Ordnance in 1823.

Dates

  • c.1823

Extent

259.0 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7802, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7802

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14960

Overview

'Rules, orders, and instructions for the future Government of the Office of the Ordnance ... ', transcribed c.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Hardinge (1785-1856) was clerk of the ordnance between 1823 and 1827 - see Dictionary of National Biography

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of the H. M. Colvin bequest presented by Lawrence Colvin, 4 Aug. 2008

Separated Materials

Loose pages listing the successive Master Generals and Clerks of the Ordnance from 1712 to 1823 are now MS. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 104-5.

Physical Facet

Bound in dark brown morocco gilt with the cannons and powder-keg of the Surveyor General embossed on the upper and lower covers and a gilt spine with raised double bands
Title
'Rules, orders, and instructions for the future Government of the Office of the Ordnance ... ', transcribed
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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