Court of Exchequer


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Court of Exchequer

n.
A former superior court in Great Britain dealing with matters of revenue, now merged with the King's or Queen's Bench.

Court of Exchequer

n
(Law) (formerly) an English civil court where Crown revenue cases were tried. Also called: Exchequer
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If the minister enjoys the royal favor when he falls, or still has parliamentary hopes, he takes his secretary with him into retirement only to bring him back on his return; otherwise he puts him to grass in some of the various administrative pastures,--for instance, in the Court of Exchequer, that wayside refuge where private secretaries wait for the storm to blow over.
Reports of Cases in the Court of Exchequer in the Time of King Charles II
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The case was appealed to the Court of Exchequer at Westminster, where it came to the attention of Granville Sharpe, who had sustained the earlier Somerset case on slavery in 1772.