[ Richard Coote, 1st Earl of Bellomont, Governor of the Provinces of New York, Massachusetts Bay, and New Hampshire. ]
1p., 8vo. In fair condition, lightly aged and worn. Customary printed Exchequer receipt, completed in manuscript, headed (manuscript text in square brackets): 'Numb. [946 | 947 | 948] | The  Day of [July] 1694. | Received by me [Richard Earle of Bellemont [sic]] | By Virtue of  Order[s] bearing Date the [2d.] Day of [June 1693:] of [Hen Carew Esqe] One of the Four Tellers of Their Majesties Receipt of Exchequer, the Sum of [ten pounds ten shillings] for [three] Months Annuity Due at the Feast of St: Jno. Baptist last past, of [three] Hundred Pounds'. The payment has been made on annuities resulting from an Act of Parliament for the raising of excise duties on 'Beer, Ale and other Liquors [...] towards Carrying on a Vigorous War against France'. Signed 'Bellomont' in the right-hand margin. Dated on reverse.