Ref NoD-BLX/L12
TitleCase of John Willie, collector of customs for Poole.. John Willie is accused of keeping the customs house door shut, of delivering certificates at unreasonable hours and of entering tobacco, short of what was actually aboard ships, thus conniving with smugglers. Now answers to H.M. Commissioners of Taxes in London. Papers include affidavits of mariners, petitions of John Willie, copy bond and debenture for Mr. Orchard's tobacco which was sold in Cadiz, 1678/9; copy charge and answer. Letter to Henry Trenchard from John Cary concerning press gangs for navy and the war, 1691..
Date1677-1678/9, 1691
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