For the account of the Record known as the Treasury Alphabetical
Register of Papers see
Appendix to Vol. XVII of this Calendar, pp. 104, 436.
Appendix to Vol. XIX, p. 79.
It is there explained that the indications of date in the record are
so vague that it is not possible to assign the papers to any particular
day's session. In the present instalment of this appendix the
evidence of the Queen's presence at the reading of the petitions is
even more scanty, but there can be little doubt that Queen Anne was
not only present when the petitions were considered at Windsor
Castle but that the decisions taken were frequently her own. All
such decisions are terse and brief but are distinguished by strong
Where the papers here referred to are still preserved amongst the
Treasury Board Papers the reference to the volume and number of
the Paper is added at the end of the particular entry.
As before, the office reference for the volume abstracted in the
present appendix is
T 4/16 (Index 4630).