Analytical Index to the Series of Records Known as the Remembrancia 1579-1664. Originally published by EJ Francis, London, 1878.
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I. 462. Letter from Sir Francis Walsingham to the Lord Mayor,
recommending that Jacomo de Monti, an Italian, should be admitted
to exercise the trade of a Broker of exchange and merchandize
within the City.
20th January, 1582.
II. 213. Letter from the Lord Mayor and Aldermen to the
Attorney-General, (fn. 1) with respect to a Bill which had been brought
into Parliament for reforming the abuses practised by Brokers within
the City, and had been referred to a Committee of the Upper House,
but no further steps had been taken by them; and soliciting his good
offices to assist in bringing the matter to a speedy determination.
1st December, 1601.
II. 214. From the same to the Lord Chief Justice upon the
IX. 30. Letter from William Morrice (fn. 2) to the Lord Mayor and
Aldermen, reciting the Act of Common Council of the 19th of June,
20th of James the First, for erecting and establishing the office of Register of all Sales and Pawnes made to retailing Brokers within the City
and liberties, and further that the same King, by his Royal prerogative
for the prevention of abuses practised by brokers in all other places
near the said City, had crected the like office within Westminister and
the places adjacent, within two miles of the liberties of the City, and
appointed the officers with the approbation of the Lord Mayor and
Aldermen, and recommending for their approval Sir Gilbert Gerrard,
Bart., (fn. 3) Barnard Grenville, Esq., (fn. 4) and William Porter, Gent., to
the said offices, in the room of Sir Francis Williamson, his son
Francis, and John Bedingfield, deceased.
2nd May, 1661.