Sir Godfrey Kneller Annuity Receipt
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Receipt, 27 June 1716, signed by G[odfrey] Kneller, for 18 pounds for an annuity plan from the British government. Plan as "an act for granting to Her Majesty new Duties of Excife [excise] and upon feveral [several] imported Commodities, and for eftablifhing [establishing] a yearly Fund thereby, and by other Ways and Means to raife [raise], Nine hundred thoufand [thousand] Pounds by Sale of Annuities, for the Service of the Year 1710, and other Ufes [uses] therein mentioned."
- Creation: 1716 June 27
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- Guide to the Sir Godfrey Kneller Annuity Receipt
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English