Tax Receipt


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[003446] [Tax Receipt]. Receipt for a Tax Paid “For Carrying on a Vigorous War Against France”. London: Robert Vincent and Christopher Conningsby, 1693. First Edition. 48mo (Oblong). Unbound. Receipt / Invoice. Good. Single sided part printed, part manuscript receipt, approximately 180mm x 95mm in size.

Lightly browned, otherwise clean.

Dated the 27th of September, 1693, and relating to the ‘town’ of Lyndon in Rutland, a receipt for the tax due to King William and Queen Mary, by virtue of an Act of Parliament, entitled “An Act for Granting Their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound for One Year, for Carrying on a Vigorous War against France”.

The printers Vincent and Conningsby (or Coningsby) specialised in the printing of an array of ‘forms’, including these blanks for tax collection, see Plomer page 79 for Coningsby, and page 297 for Vincent