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Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837
'Dependent Sub-departments: Coffer Bearers 1660-1782', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 118-119. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=43793 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.
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Coffer Bearers 1660–1782
The duty of the coffer bearers was to load baggage when the court went on progress or moved between palaces. They were two in number and were appointed by lord chamberlain's warrant.
(fn. 1) They received salaries of £27 7s 6d. (fn. 2) The offices were abolished in 1782.
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