CollectionDe Budé Papers
Record TypeFinancial records
TitleAccount book kept by General Jacob de Budé, 1772-1784, covering personal expenses and also a few for Prince Frederick, later Duke of York, and for Prince William, later Duke of Clarence.
DescriptionThe accounts include for money received and spent, the latter including purchases of wine and port, lottery tickets, payments to staff and tradesmen (named and unnamed), travelling expenses, donations, clothing and food, and musical instruments. Payments for Prince William include for staff, clothing, opera glasses and chocolate, and for Prince Frederick for madeira.
A note on page 28 records that part of the account book dates from the time of de Budé's departure from Geneva in June 1772.
Extent1 volume (49 pages with content)
Physical Description1 book, with 1 loose insert
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