May 5, 1652. Manuscript Document Signed "H Vane," "John Trenchard," "Tho: Frey," "H Edwards," and "Nic:Love," in Olde English, as members of the Committee for the Public Revenue, 1 page, 7.25" x 11". Westminster, May 5, 1652. To Thomas Fauconbridge, Receiver General of the Publique Revenue. On watermarked laid paper. Rough lower edge. Fine condition.Order by the Committee for the Public Revenue to Thomas Fauconbridge, Receiver General of the Public Revenue, to pay half a year salary to John Smith, Minister of Elvetham, pursuant to an Order of the Committee for Reformation of the Universities.In part, "By virtue of an Ordinance of both Houses of Parliament of ye xxth Dae of September, 1643. And in pursuance of an Order of ye Trustees for Maintenance of Ministers of the eyth of Maie 1652 â¦ Require you, out of such Moneyes as now are or shall be in your Hands of ye profitte â¦ To pay unto Mr John Smith, Minister of Elvetham in ye Countie of South[amp]ton ye sum of Thirtie pounds due for Halfe a Yeare and â¦ the Sume of Sixetie pounds, Granted unto him by Order of ye said Trusties of ye xxth of November last in pursuance of an Order of the Committee for Reformaton of ye Universities of ye fyth of Maie 1651 â¦ "Signed by Sir Henry Vane the Younger, John Trenchard, Thomas Grey, Humphrey Edwards, and Nicholas Love, members of the Committee for the Public Revenue. (Inventory #: 60977)
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