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ENGLAND AND WALES Sovereign (1689--1694 : William and Mary)
[Miscellaneous Documents. 1694]
The schedule containing the draught of the charter mentioned in the commission to which it is annexed and whereunto the same hath reference.
[London]: [1694].
14, 15, [1] p. ; 30.6 cm. (2°)

Drop-head title. Responding to Anno 5-6, William and Mary, cap. 20, An Act for granting to Their Majesties several rates and duties ... (q.v.). The title refers to the draft of the Charter i.e. The Charter of the Bank of England of 27 July, 1694 (a printed 'Copy' of which is at AL 49A, q.v.). Includes The commission for taking subscriptions for 1200000 l. pursuant to the act of Parliament with caption title and separate pagination. Wing S848; ESTC r214945; Goldsmiths' 3028.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting The commission for taking subscriptions. Bound (2) following An Act for granting to Their Majesties several rates and duties in a collection of Acts and Schedules, 1694--1711, printed and in MSS., having a MS. title inscribed in ink on the front free-endpaper The Charter / and / Acts of Parliament / which Concern the / Constitution Powers / Priviledges and Restrictions / of the / Bank of England / and such / Exchequer-Bills / as they have Undertaken to / Circulate, / Together with their / By-Laws. And on the verso Mr. Britton / No. 10 Tavistock Place / Russell Square.

Binding C18th Cambridge-style panelled calf, gilt-tooled spine, red spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Bank / Of / England'.

Reference Number 6251


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