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Letter from Charles II to Lord Ashley to borrow up to the sum of £30,000 for the Navy.


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Gallery locationNot on display

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Biographical details Vice Admiral Sir George Carteret, 1st Baronet (c.1610—18 January 1680 N.S.) was a royalist statesman in Jersey and England, who served in the Clarendon Ministry as Treasurer of the Navy. Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer and under-treasurer in 1661.
Description A warrant to Lord Ashley from Charles II giving him permission to borrow money to add together with what is left in the Treasury for the sum of £30,000 for the Navy, to be paid to Sir George Carteret.
Date made 1666-03-26

Finding Reference AGC/C/22
Catalogue section Manuscript documents acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 letter
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