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Pàgina 715 - Price 15*. each Volume or Part.] As far back as the year 1800, a Committee of the House of Commons recommended that Indexes and Calendars should be made to the Public Records, and thirty-six years afterwards another Committee of the House of Commons reiterated that recommendation in more forcible words ; but it was not until the incorporation of the State Paper Office with the Public Record Office that the...
Pàgina 718 - A valuable series of Papers descriptive of the circumstances which attended the loss of Calais merits a special notice ; while the progress of the wars in the north of France, into which England was dragged by her union with Spain, is narrated at some length. The domestic affairs of England are of course passed over in these volumes, which treat only of its relations with foreign powers.
Pàgina 718 - State, grants of money and pensions, appointments to offices, remissions of fines and duties, &c., are calendared in these volumes. They illustrate civil and military events, financial and other matters, the administration in Ireland and the Colonies, &c., and afford information nowhere else recorded. CALENDAR OF THE CAREW PAPERS, preserved in the Lambeth Library. Edited by JS...
Pàgina 715 - Documents in his charge constitute the most ' complete and perfect series of thoir kind in the civilized world," and although ' they are of the greatest value in a historical and constitutional point of view , ' yet they are comparatively useless to the public, from the want of proper

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