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May 1685


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'Entry Book: May 1685', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 8: 1685-1689 (1923), pp. 508. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82525 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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May 1685

1685. May 7.Francis Gwyn to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland. By your report of April 25 last on the petition of Edmund Barry you certify that the office of searcher and gauger of the port of Cork is granted to Stephen and Henry Smeet by patent of Mar. 6 last. I can find no warrant at the Secretary [of State's] Office nor at the Signet Office for this patent. You are to inform the Lord Treasurer by what warrant said patent was passed.Out Letters (Ireland) IV, p. 134.
May 11.Henry Guy to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney returning their report on Rich. Hill's petition for the place of chief gauger, London port. You are to report what advantage such grant would be to the King.Out Letters (General) IX, p. 136.