Votes of the Houses of Parliament [manuscript], 1689 February 27- June 10.


Votes of the Houses of Parliament [manuscript], 1689 February 27- June 10.

Summaries of proceedings in both Houses of Parliament on 54 different days, supplemented by some printed addresses, etc. Similar to the Journals, which are slightly fuller. Collected by or for Sir Robert Southwell, to whom these reports appear to have been sent daily.

Leaves 96-177.


SNAC Resource ID: 7939569

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