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NORTH, Frederick, Second Earl of Guilford (1732-1792). Prime Minister 1770-1782.
Document Signed, 1 page folio (oblong) on vellum, partially printed, with revenue stamps, Whitehall, 1 September 1778 (a little soiled). Signed also by two others. Appointing John Grundy of Spalding as Receiver General of parts of Lincolnshire in respect of the Land Tax.
A Land Tax was imposed between 1692 and 1831, and was made perpetual in 1797. The usual rate was 4 shillings in the pound.
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