William Godwin's Diary


See Morning Chronicle, 11 October 1834: ‘The most ancient revenue department in the state, the Receipt of the Exchequer, with all its complicated machinery and checks – such as Auditor, Clerk of the Rolls, Tellers, Deputy Tellers, Examiners, &c., terminated last night, on the accounts of the last quarter being made up. The new establishment comes into practice this day… The Comptroller’s Department will, for the present, be carried out in the old building in New Palace yard.’