16331

MANUSCRIPT LIST OF COSTS FOR THE ARMY OF WILLIAM III

Manuscript headed “The Greate Leidger is posted thus.”

Published
(London?)

Description
Folio, 3 pages, written in one hand mostly in black, some in red, ruled, with integral 4th page, docketed, has been folded.

£550.00

SKU: 16331

Product Description

A manuscript list of the cost of running the Army in the reign of William. III. Ther are 92 entries listing Regiments such as the Horse Guards, Light Horse, Dragoons, Langstone’s Regiment of Foot, plus other Regiments and Personal Companies such as the Hanovers, and the French Reformed Officers of the Rhine. The cost are huge, e.g. that of the first Troopo of the Horse Guards was nearly £64,000. A most important record. The docket title reads ñHow the subsist. in the Great Leidgr. is posted. 7nov 18th Ano 1700 del. the Rt. H.mr. Hill Severall vouchers which are marked in this listî.