Fuel

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Centre for Metropolitan History

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W. H. and H. C. Overall (editors)

Year published

1878

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164

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'Fuel', Analytical index to the series of records known as the Remembrancia: 1579-1664 (1878), pp. 164. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=59934 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Fuel.

I. 60. Letter from the Lords of the Council to....................., stating that the Lord Mayor had informed them of the great want of wood and fuel within the City, and of the increase in the price thereof, on account of the bad weather, and directing that inquiries should be made what store of wood remained ready felled in any forest, wood, or coppice within a convenient distance from the Thames, and to arrange with the owners for sending such wood to the City's wharf.
(Circa 1579–80.)

I. 115. Letter from Sir James Croft, to the Lord Mayor, upon a complaint made by the Lord Treasurer, of the misconduct of one of the officers of the Woodyard, for employing part of the wood provided for the service of Her Majesty, to his own benefit, and states that it appeared a mistake had been made by the wharfinger's men in the absence of their master, who had since made satisfaction.
23rd July, 1580.



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