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Twenty-one warrants from the Commissioners of the Treasury to the Auditor of the receipts of the Protector's Exchequer

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MS. Add. C. 289

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Twenty-one warrants from the Commissioners of the Treasury to the Auditor of the receipts of the Protector's Exchequer, to issue sums of money to various persons, Aug. 15, 1655-May 5, 1659, generally signed by Bulstrode Whitelocke and sir Thomas Widdrington.

Most of the volume is blank paper.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1655-1659

Extent

96 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 289, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 289

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20023

Overview

Twenty-one warrants from the Commissioners of the Treasury to the Auditor of the receipts of the Protector's Exchequer, written in A.D. 1655-1659.

Biographical / Historical

Bulstrode Whitelocke, appointed Lord Whitelocke under the protectorate (1605–1675) was a lawyer and politician.

Sir Thomas Widdrington (c.1600–1664) was a politician and speaker of the House of Commons.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29642.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from U. Maggs (catal. 68, art. 154) on Oct. 8, 1886, for £2.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.
Title
Twenty-one warrants from the Commissioners of the Treasury to the Auditor of the receipts of the Protector's Exchequer
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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