Catalogue description Exchequer: King's Remembrancer: Reports and Certificates

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Title: Exchequer: King's Remembrancer: Reports and Certificates
Description:

Reports and certificates made by the Deputy Remembrancer, the sworn clerks, the Master of the Court and others, in response to matters referred to them by the orders and decrees of the Court of Exchequer.

Many relate to the taxation of costs or the deposit of monies in Court. Others are substantive financial statements enabling the settlement, distribution or sale of estates and assets in accordance with the decrees and orders of the Court.

Some reports include a summary of receipts and payments, names of tenants and creditors, with amounts paid, inventories of goods, and other data used to achieve a financial balance; others give the sum total only. Reports were prefaced by a brief note of the circumstances which occasioned the request for a report.

Date: 1648-1841
Arrangement:

The reports are filed in numerical order within annual bundles.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 112 files and volumes
Unpublished finding aids:

The original indexes (1648-1841) are arranged chronologically under the first letter of the plaintiff's surname, and give the number of the report within the year, and the date of the report: IND 1/16892-16896.

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