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University/O contains:
O.I Records of and relating to the Chancellor
O.II Records of and relating to the Vice-Chancellor
O.III Records relating to University representatives in Parliament
O.IV Votes for Proctors, Taxors and Scrutators
O.V Further records of and relating to Proctors
O.VI Records of and relating to Taxors
O.VII Records of and relating to the Registrary
O.VIII Records of and relating to the Orator
O.IX Records of and relating to Bedells and Marshal
O.X Records of and relating to the Librarian
O.XI Records of and relating to the Commissary
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Title Records of and relating to Taxors
Reference O.VI
Covering Dates 1607–1856 (start date approximate)
Content and context

Taxors had to be M.A.s of the University. They were elected annually to exercise the University's right to the supervision of weights and measures and generally oversee the conduct of the trade in victuals in Cambridge. They were abolished in the 1850s.

University/O.VI contains:
1 Papers relating to prosecutions involving false weights and measures.
1 packet.
1607
2-5 Taxors' sealings.
4 packets of loose papers.
1724–1856
6 Taxors' bonds as Inspectors of weights and measures.
1 packet.
1838–1854
7 Case for Mr Mansfield's opinion on the question of the powers of the University in matters of weights and measures and in holding Courts Leet.
1 packet.
1787

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