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ECR 39 172

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ECR 39 172


Royal Patents: Authorisation of payment in lieu of wine




6 September 1655

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Letters Patent of Oliver [Cromwell], Lord Protector, to the Commissioners of the Treasury, authorising them to pay from the receipt of the Exchequer to the Provost and Fellows of Eton College the sum of £79 10s in full satisfaction of the arrears of £42 per annum and £15 per annum, in lieu of three tuns of Gascoigne wine claimed by them in perpetuity, until 25 March last past. With instructions to pay the said £42 and £15 regularly. Given at Westminster.

The Great Seal of the Commonwealth, yellow wax, on doubled tag; Much of the lower half missing, and a small piece at the top.

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Enrolled in the offices of the Auditor and the Pells
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