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MS.] A State of the Matter with relation to the Amending of Money Bills sent from the Com[m]ons to the Lords.

Money Bills in the Houses of Parliament; the Lords exclusion from financial decisions]

Editorial: Early s, 1700
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

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65pp., folio, marbled wrap front only, ragged. It considers the issue of money bills and the two Houses between 1661 and 1703. Pencilled note, front free endpaper verso, "Unique M.S. from the Earl of Harrowby's Collection". The writer discusses various bills and their progress though amendment and proviso, precedent, dissent, and committee, commencing with the context: "There do not appear in their Lordships Journals any thing Remarkable touching that matter till after the Restoration, when the Lords from that Time to the year 1695 frequently amended Money Bills of all kinds , , , ". Bills discussed include: roads and bridges in Westminster, Dover Haven, money for the "reducing" of Ireland (1689), duties on tea, coffee, chocolate (1689), part of the 'Act of Navigation', act 'for taking Accounts', financing a 'vigorous war' against France, Bill 'to restrain the wearing of all wrought silks and Bengales imported .', forfeited estates in Ireland, etc. Note: "The Commons pre-eminence in financial matters was given an official basis in the passing of resolutions in 1671 and 1678 after attempts by the Lords to breach the convention." (a website). N° de ref. de la librería 10182

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Título: MS.] A State of the Matter with relation to ...

Editorial: Early s

Año de publicación: 1700

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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