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Commission on Trade and Plantations An accompts of salaries due...in the service of His Majesty and in attendance on the...Lords of the Committee for Trade and Plantations.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.555 Author/Creator: Commission on Trade and Plantations Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript signed Date: 3 November 1685 Pagination: 2 p. + docket

Summary of Content: Signed by Henry Hyde, second Earl of Clarendon; Robert Spencer, second Earl of Sunderland; Charles Middleton, second Earl of Middleton; Henry Mordaunt, second Earl of Peterborough; and John Sheffield, third Earl of Mulgrave. Accounts for the committee covering the period from 29 September 1684 until 25 December 1684. Docket refers the account to the attention of Auditor of the Exchequer Sir Robert Howard.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsFinanceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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