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Border Papers volume 1: April 1578

Pages 9-10

Calendar of Border Papers: Volume 1, 1560-95. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1894.

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26. Constable to the Privy Council. [April 23.]

Having taken the musters here, I send you the defaults thereof. I have put the works in hand, to proceed as far as the money will stretch, as her majesty hath appointed, and not to exceed the same. Berwick. Signed: Robt. Constable.

½ p. Addressed. Indorsed.

27. Sir Valentine Browne's Account. [April 7.]

A "breife declaracion" of his accompt as treasurer at Berwick for 4 years and 7 months ending 30 April anno xviij°.

Total receipts and charges, 81,088l. 4s. d.
Allowances, payments, &c., 77,663l. 2d 2d.
Included in which is a "relief of forces" given by the Queen's Majesty to the King of Scotland for suppressing of his rebels in the Castle of Edinburgh and elsewhere, paid to Henry Killigrew esquire, ambassador in Scotland by special warrant [of 14 December 1573], 9,482l. 5s. 3d.

4 pp. Indorsed by Burghley:: "Aprill, 1578. Hard and finished at Rychmont by Lord Tresorer, Erle Warwick, Erle Lecestre, Mr Controller."

2. Note out of the above. Certified by "Jo. Conyers."