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A report from the commissioners appointed to take, examine and state the publick accompts of the kingdom.

Great Britain. Parliament.

Published by 1703 [i.e., 1713], [London], 1703
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Report of the commission appointed at the end of the War of the Spanish Succession to examine the finances of the United Kingdom following the war and the recent union of Scotland and England (1707). Also included is A Report from the Commissioners Appointed to Take, Examine and Determine the Debts Due to the Army, &c. with its own sectional title-page dated 1713. First of two editions, also printed 1714. This is less dry than might seem, with notes being present as to which officials' accountings were in revolting disarray, as to what bakers were scamming Navy purchasing officers, how much was spent on what at military hospitals?etc. 8vo (17.9 cm, 7.25"). [1] f., 104 pp. ESTC T94705; Goldsmiths'-Kress 5055. 20th-century gray wrappers with title in blue ink on front wrapper. Wrappers with browning, fading, light soiling, a little shallow chipping, and a few shallow tears. Heavy pencilling on inside front wrapper and title-page. Pages with some shallow dog ears and traces of soiling. All edges speckled red. Bookseller Inventory # 11502

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Title: A report from the commissioners appointed to...

Publisher: 1703 [i.e., 1713], [London]

Publication Date: 1703

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