Prisoners" letters to the Bank of England, 1781-1827

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Published by London Record Society in [London] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bank of England -- History.,
  • Bank of England -- Archives.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Deirdre Palk.
SeriesLondon Record Society publications -- v. 42, Publications (London Record Society) -- v. 42.
ContributionsPalk, Deirdre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG2994 .P72 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19335051M
ISBN 100900952423
ISBN 109780900952425

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The following potted history of Elizabeth Ware is based on material from those archives, including letters from Elizabeth and her husband Thomas reproduced in Prisoner' Letters to the Bank of England a book edited by Deirdre Palk, copies of original letters kindly provided by the Bank's Archive and transcripts of letters (not included in Prisoner' Letters) kindly provided by Deirdre Palk.

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