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John Pearce; Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford; James Brydges Chandos, Duke of; Great Britain. Commissioners Appointed to Examine, Take, and State the Public Accounts of the Kingdom.; Great Britain. Commissioners appointed to take, exmanine and determine the debts due to the Army.; Great Britain. Sovereign (1714-1727 : George I)
|Notes:||Covers 1709-1710, 1711-1712 (Michaelmas to Michaelmas).
"A report from the Commissioners appointed to take, examine and determine the debts due to the Army, &c. Printed in the year MDCCXIII." (p. -104)--has special t.p.; it is largely a statement by Paymaster-general James Brydges why accounts under his care could not be closed.
"Errata" at foot of p. 78.
Verso of t.p. (p.  at front)--is blank.
Bound between p. 12-13 is a MS copy of a royal order from Geo. I to make good to John Pearse a loss incurred by him from a 1704 contract to transport prisoners of war to & from France; dated 24aug1722; subscribed R. Walpole, Geo: Baillie, H. Pelham. (Mr. Pearse--or Pearce--testified before the Commissioners (see p. 57)). Binder's title: Publick accompts.
|Description:||, 104 p. ; 20 cm. (8vo in 4s)|
|Other Titles:||Publick accompts|