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Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1729, January-March

Pages 240-252

Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 1, 1729-1730. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1897.

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1729, January–March

TABLE II.
Warrants from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury for Payment of Money.
1728–9.
Date. Payee. Amount. The Account on which the Warrant is made. Reference.
£ s. d.
Jan. 1 John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber. 5,883 4 11 The office of His Majesty's Chamber for the quarter ended 1728, December 25. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 130.
Augustus Schutz - 3,000 0 0 Privy Purse - - - Ibid, p. 128.
Jan. 3 Francis Earl of Godolphin 1,000 0 0 Quarter's annuity for the quarter ended 1728, December 25, as Groom of the Stole to His Majesty, and in that capacity as first Gentleman of the Bedchamber. Order Book XIV. 128.
Ibid.
Duke of Manchester 250 0 0 Same for the same quarter's annuity as one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.
Wm. Earl of Essex - 250 0 0 Same Ibid.
Wm. Anne Earl of Albemarle. 250 0 0 Same Ibid.
Charles Duke of Richmond. 250 0 0 Same - Ibid.
James Duke of Hamilton 250 0 0 Same Ibid.
Philip Earl of Chesterfield. 250 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Charles Earl of Selkirk 250 0 0 Same Ibid.
Hugh Lord Clinton 250 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Henry Earl of Deloraine 250 0 0 Same Ibid.
William Manners, Esq. commonly called Lord William Manners. 250 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Thos. Paget, Esq. commonly called Thomas Lord Paget. 250 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Henry Herbert, Esq. commonly called Henry Lord Herbert. 250 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Sir Robt. Rich - 125 0 0 Quarter's annuity for the same quarter's annuity as one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber. Ibid.
Sir Charles Hotham - 125 0 0 Same - - - Ibid.
James Campbell - 125 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Charles Cathcart 125 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
John Selwyn - 125 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Charles Churchill 125 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Thomas Paget - 125 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Jan. 3 John Snow 365 0 0 To be paid by the Auditor - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 131.
Walter Chetwynd 12,133 3 0 Quarter's pensions in his office for the quarter ended 1728, December 25. Ibid.
Thomas Lord Trevor - 348 0 0 Quarter's salary as keeper of the Privy Seal for the quarter ended 1728, December 25. Order Book XIV. p. 129.
Lionel Cranfield - - 275 0 0 Quarter's pension due 1728, December 25. Ibid, p. 130.
Charles Lord Cornwallis. 375 0 0 One quarter due 1728, December 25, on the several allowances of 800l. and 700l. per annum as Chief Justice and Justice in Eyre South of the Trent. Ibid.
Wm. Earl of Essex - 100 0 0 For the quarter due 1728, December 25, on the allowances of 200l. per annum for underkeepers of Hyde Park, and 200l. in consideration of the loss of the herbage of that part of the said park which is laid into His Majesty's gardens at Kensington. Ibid.
Charles Duke of Grafton. 750 0 0 Quarter's pension due 1728, December 25. Ibid.
Jan. 3 Wm. Earl of Denbigh 150 0 0 Quarter's pension for the quarter due 1728, December 25. Ibid, p. 131.
Jan. 4 Walter Hungerford - 280 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Wilts. Ibid, p. 129.
Robert Weller - 40 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Kent. Ibid.
Jan. 7 John Langden and eight others. 100 0 0 Proclamation reward for apprehending Thos. White for robbery in St. Leonards, Shoreditch. Money Book XXXIV.p. 334.
Horace Walpole - 606 5 6 For one bill of extraordinary disbursements, 1728, September 11 to December 11, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Most Christian King.
Appending:—Statement of same (including 206l. 5s. 6d. “for the hire of my house at Fontainebleu during the residence of His Most Christian Majesty there, and for the transporting of my equipage and baggage backwards and forwards”).
Ibid, p. 332; Order Book XIV. p. 131; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 130.
Bank of England 30,000 0 0 Three per cent. annuities on the million lottery under the Act 12 Geo. I. for the year 1728, June 24, to 1729, June 24. Ibid, p. 333.
Jan. 7 Alured Popple 536 0 2 Commissioners for promoting trade. Quarter's salary to himself as Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade, Deputy Secretary, seven clerks and others, and incidents for the quarter ended 1728, December 25. Money Book XXXIV. p. 333.
John Clarke and four others. 100 0 0 Proclamation reward for the conviction of Thos. Vaux for robbery in the parish of St. Bridget als Brides, Faringdon Without. Ibid, p. 334.
Jan. 8 Walter Chetwynd - 4,295 10 0 For half a year due 1728, December 25, on the established allowance of 8,591l. to the French Protestants. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 131.
Jan. 9 Paymaster of Forces - 10,923 11 8 To complete the 230,923l. 11s. 8d. voted for the charge of the troops of the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel for the year 1728. Ibid.
John Williams, Richard Aldworth, Edward Younge, Wm. Cleland, For the quarter's salary due John Bromfield, Thos. Medlycott, Commissioners for holding correspondence with the Receiver General of the Public Taxes, and for taking care of the affairs thereof. 150 0 0 For the quarter's salary due 1728, December 25, on their allowance of 100l. each Order Book XIV. p. 133.
Commissioners for Duties on Houses. 91 4 Incident charges (detailed) for the half-year ended 1728, December 25. Money Book XXXIV. p. 335.
Commissioners for Taxes. 101 3 0 Incident charges (detailed) for the half-year ended 1728, December 25. Ibid, p. 336.
Earl of Carlisle 268 14 11¾ For officers of Windsor Forest (detailed), rewards, wages, and allowances for half a year ended 1728, December 25 Ibid, p. 337; Order Book XIV. p. 134.
Jan. 10 Earl of Sutherland - 300 0 0 Quarter's allowance due 1728, December 25 Order Book XIV. p. 133, and Money Book XXXIV. p. 338.
Samuel Edwards and 27 others. 13,850 2 11½ Pensions allowances Disposition Book XXIX.p. 132.
Jan. 14 John Dow - 20 0 0 Passage money as a minister to Jamaica. Money Book XXXIV. p. 340; Order Book XIV. p. 152
Moses Robertson - 20 0 0 Same (to Virginia) - Money Book, Ibid.
James Keith - - 20 0 0 Same (to Virginia) - Ibid.
Walter Hackett - 20 0 0 Same (to Pennsylvania) Ibid.
William Wharton - 20 0 0 Same (to Barbadoes) - Ibid.
Jan. 14 George Woodward 261 0 0 His Majesty's Resident with the King of Poland for three months ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary entertainment of 3l. per day. Money book XXXIV. p. 348.
Francis Colman - 360 0 0 Her Majesty's Resident with the Duke of Florence for three months ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day and one bill of extraordinaries for the quarter ended 1728, September 29. Ibid, p. 349.
Charles Hudson - - 150 0 0 Consul General at Algiers for the quarter due 1728, December 25. Ibid.
Benjamin Lodington - 95 0 0 Consul General at Tripoli for the same quarter. Ibid, p. 350.
Thomas Ward - - 100 0 0 Consul General of all Russia for the quarter due 1728, December 25. Ibid.
Mr. Rondeau - - 25 0 0 As Ward's Secretary or Assistant, and for same quarter. Ibid.
Charles Holzendorf - 100 0 0 Quarter's pension due 1728, December 25, for services performed in foreign courts. Ibid.
John Russel - - 62 10 0 Consul General at Tetuan for one quarter due 1728, December 25. Ibid, p. 351.
John Stanhope - 174 0 0 Secretary to the Embassy to the States General for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 40s. per day. Ibid.
Thos. Robinson - 174 0 0 Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to the Most Christian King for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 40s. per day. Ibid.
Thos. Pelham - 374 0 0 Secretary to the Congress at Soissons, being one quarter ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 40s. per day, and extraordinaries for the half-year ended 1728, September 29. Ibid, p. 352.
Water Chetwynd - 1,034 13 7 Incidental expenses and fees as Paymaster of Pensions, Christmas, 1727, to Christmas, 1728 (detailed). Ibid, p. 341
Wm. Stanhope - 1,300 0 0 Plenipotentiary at Soissons for three months, 1728, September 27 to December 27, on his ordinary of 100l. per week. Ibid, p. 342
Jan. 14 Stephen Poyntz - - 1,300 0 0 One of the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Congress at Soissons for the three months, 1728, September 23 to December 23, on the ordinary of 100l. per week. Money book XXXIV. p. 342
James Lord Tyrawley 435 0 0 Envoy Extraordinary to King of Portugal for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 5l. per day. Ibid.
James Lord Waldgrave 1,204 0 0 Extraordinary disbursements, 1728, March 25 to June 25, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotententiary to the Emperor of Germany, including upwards of 20 journeys between Paris, Marle, and Versailles, for His Majesty's special service during Mr. Walpole's absence, and the journey from Paris to Vienna.
Appending:—Detailed statement as to same.
Ibid, p. 343 (bill of extras on p. 352–3, ibid).
Richard Sutton - - 435 0 0 Envoy Extraordinary to the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel, for three months ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 5l. per day. Ibid.
John Lord Glenorchy - 645 0 0 One quarter due 1728, December 25, as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Denmark, on his ordinary of 5l. per day, and one bill of extraordinaries for the half year ended 1728, September 29.
Appending:—Statement of the bill of extraordinaries.
Ibid, p. 344.
James Dayrolle 411 0 0 His Majesty's Resident with the States General of the United Provinces for the quarter ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day, and one bill of extraordinaries for 1728, September 11 to December 11.
Appending:—Statement of bill of extraordinaries.
Ibid, p. 345.
Wm. Cayley - 50 0 0 Consul at Cadiz, quarter's salary due 1728, December 25. Ibid.
Jan. 14 Benjamin Keene - 1,438 0 0 Resident with the Catholic King, for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day, and for four bills of extraordinaries between 1727, August 9, and 1728, Michaelmas.
Appending:—Statement of the bills in detail.
Money Book XXXIV. p. 346–7.
Cyril Wich - 336 0 0 Envoy Extraordinary to the Hans Towns for the quarter ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day, and one bill of extraordinaries for the quarter ended 1728, December 22. Ibid, p. 348.
Henry Newman and others 100 0 0 Proclamation reward for apprehending Anthony Meager for robbery in St. Leonard's, Shoreditch. Money Book XXXIV. p. 338.
John Clark and others - 100 0 0 Same for apprehending Stephen Burnet, alias Barnham. Ibid, p. 339.
Thomas Myers and others. 100 0 0 Same for apprehending Charles Mackcallister. Ibid.
Thomas Myers and others. 100 0 0 Same for apprehending John Hiroms. Ibid, p. 340.
Jan. 15 John Lord Hobart 187 10 0 To the Dean of His Majesty's chapel for 24 preachers, the reader, clerk, and organist. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 133.
Paymaster of Works - 252 5 10 Various workmen - - Ibid, p. 134.
Lord Masham - 91 13 5 Divers arrears in Cofferer's office. Ibid.
Jan. 16 John Kent - - 90 3 10 Messenger looking after printing press. Order Book XIV. p. 181.
Thomas Cremer - 30,000 0 0 Cofferer of the Household - Ibid, p. 137.
Thomas Lowther - 1,000 0 0 Royal bounties to indigent persons. Ibid, p. 136.
Thomas Jones - 400 0 0 Royal bounty Ibid.
Treasurer of the Navy - 37,518 0 0 Services, viz. wear and tear and wages. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 136.
Paymaster of the Works. 59 14 Arrears to sundry workmen Ibid, p. 137.
Jan 17 Sir Conyers D'Arcy and George Feilding. 1,000 0 0 Extraordinary expenses of the stables of Queen Anne incurred by them as Commissioners for executing the office of Master of the Horse to Her late Majesty. Order Book XIV. p. 136.
Thomas Cremer, Esq. - 29 13 Service of the Household, to be paid to John Church in part of an arrear as one of the Gentlemen of the Chapel. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 188.
Thomas Cremer - 28,535 0 0 Cofferer of the Household - Ibid, p. 136.
John Rollos - 639 17 Engraving public seals (appending bill in detail and Conduitt's report on same, dated 1728, December 19). Money Book XXXIV. p. 354–7.
Jan. 18 Commissioners of Taxes 101 3 0 Incident charges - Order Book XIV. p. 163.
Sir Conyers D'Arcy and Mr. Feilding 236 12 3 For Henry Tatlocke, laceman. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 133
John Lord Hobart 209 15 Sundry salaries - Ibid, p. 135.
Walter Chetwynd 44 1 Arrears of Alice King's pension. Ibid, p. 136.
Jan. 19 Samuel Edwards and Charles Hodges 644 4 7 Keeping of Windsor Great Park, 1727, June 11, to 1728, September 29. Order Book XIV. p. 131.
Jan. 20 Hugh Howard - 180 1 0 Arrears in the Office of Works due to Mary Churchill. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 139.
Jan. 21 Earl of Sutherland and Mr. Thos. Jones. 700 0 0 - - Ibid, p. 138.
Jan. 22 Wm. Tims - - 240 0 0 Disbursements as Under Sheriff of London and Middlesex. Order Book XIV. p. 139.
Walter Pryse - 240 0 0 Disbursements as Under Sheriff of London and Middlesex, Ibid, p. 138
Hugh Howard, Esq., Paymaster of the Works. 159 4 10 Mrs. Peternelle Vernatti, widow of Anthony Vernatti, part arrears for repairing and lighting lamps in Westminster Hall, 1711, 1712, 1713. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 141.
Jan. 24 Treasurer of the Chamber. 2,765 15 1 Various quarterly salaries, &c. Ibid, p. 140.
James Moore, Arthur Moore. 1,500 0 0 Band of gentlemen pensioners, quarter's allowance due 1728, December 25. Money Book XXXIV. p. 357; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 143.
Jan. 27 Don Emanuel Mercador 200 0 0 Royal bounty - Order Book XIV. p. 140.
Augustus Schutz - 610 3 Office of the Robes, 1728, September 29 to December 25. Ibid, p. 139; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 142.
John Scrope 6,830 0 0 Secret service Ibid, p. 138.
Jan. 28 Vincent Amcotts- - 20 15 Overpaid on account as Sheriff of Lincoln. Order Book XIV. p. 162.
Peregrine Duke of Leeds. 375 0 0 Royal bounty - - Ibid, p. 140.
Mr. Missing - 921 12 8 Victualling Gibraltar - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 141.
Jan. 29 Jeffrey Elwes - 15,000 0 0 Queen Anne's bounty - Order Book XIV. p. 143.
Robert Hales 62 10 0 - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 142.
Feb. 4 Wm. Ashurst- - 80 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Essex. Order Book XIV. p. 199.
Edward Wilson - 80 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Stafford. Ibid, p. 149.
John Wall - - 200 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Surrey. Ibid.
Edmund Lord Killmallock. 200 0 0 Royal bounty - Ibid, p. 140.
Wm. Richards - 275 0 0 To reimburse expenses for His Majesty's service. Ibid, p. 142.
Feb. 4 Edward Lyndsay - 600 0 0 Royal bounty Order Book XIV. p. 142; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 144.
Wm. Richards, Thos. Lowther, and the Commissioners of Taxes. 1,376 3 0 - - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 142.
Feb. 5 John Lord Hobart - 1,000 0 0 Messengers of the Chamber - Ibid, p. 143.
Feb. 6 James Nicholls, Esq. - 107 2 1 Overpaid on account as Sheriff of Sussex. Order Book XIV. p. 148.
Edward Stables - 4,200 0 0 To reimburse expense for His late Majesty's service. Ibid, p. 143.
Woodes Rogers- - 500 0 0 Services to be performed in the West Indies. Ibid.
Feb. 11 John Finch - - 40l. per annum Dormant warrant for 40l. per annum as King's counsel. Money Book XXXIV. p. 358.
“Robert Lord Walpole” 89 14 0 Ranger and officers of Richmond Park, 1728, June 29 to December 25. Ibid, and Order Book XIV. p. 145.
Feb. 12 Treasurer of the Navy - 9,272 15 11 Navy and victualling Disposition Book XXIX. p. 143.
Adventurers and fishermen of Great Yarmouth. 160 0 0 Usual allowance for duties on strong beer provided by them for the North Sea and Herring Fishery for one year to Michaelmas, 1728. Money Book XXXIV. p. 360.
Feb. 13 John Hedges - 3,000 0 0 Prince of Wales Order Book XIV. p. 144; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 144.
John Jones - 120 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Cardigan. Ibid, p. 195.
Bank of England - 17,832 12 3 Premiums on circulating Exchequer Bills, 1728, October 24, to 1728–9, January 24. Money Book XXXIV. p. 359; Order Book XIV. p. 148.
Commissioners of Trade and Plantations. 2,000 0 0 Quarter's salary due 1728, December 25. Money Book XXXIV. p. 360; Order Book XIV. p. 146; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 149.
Feb. 20 Sir John Lambert - 146 17 0 Royal bounty to John Walton. Order Book XIV. p. 148.
Lord Wilmington - 14,594 15 To be reserved in his Lordship's hands for such uses and services of the forces as their Lordships shall think fit to direct. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 144.
Spencer Lord Wilmington, Paymaster of the Forces. 1,352,138 19 Services of guards, garrisons, and land forces, anno 1729. Money Book XXXIV. p. p. 361.
Lord Strafford, Farmer of the Post Fines. 980 0 Overpayment in the year ended Michaelmas 1728 (with certificates of post fines accounted for by Sheriffs). Ibid, pp. 362–4.
Feb. 21 Tellers of the Receipt - 750,000l. in Exchequer Bills. - - - Money Book XXXIV. p. 361.
Feb. 22 Paymaster of the Forces 254,341 18 Services specified - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 146.
Richard Carter - 100 0 0 Salary as Justice, 1728, Hilary term. Order Book XIV. p. 147.
John Verney - - 100 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Wm. Jessop 100 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Thomas Martin - 100 0 0 Same - Ibid.
John Trevor - 100 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Henry Preston 100 0 0 Same Ibid.
Feb. 24 Master of the Great Wardrobe. 16,656 10 Debt in Office of Great Wardrobe (accounts in detail). Disposition Book XXIX. p. 146–8.
Pattee Byng, Treasurer of the Navy. 121,416 7 11 For Navy ordinary, wages and victualling. Ibid, p. 145.
John Plumptre, Treasurer of the Ordnance. 50,000 0 0 Sea and land services, 1729 - Ibid.
Feb. 25 John Scrope - 5,450 0 0 Secret service Order Book XIV. p. 145.
John Farra - - 200 0 0 Royal bounty to the Society of French Gentlewomen at the Hague. Ibid.
Treasurer of the Navy - 10,644 0 0 Wages - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 148.
Feb. 26 John Basket - 3,755 7 9 For the King's printers, anno 1728. Money Book XXXIV. p. 365; Order Book XIV. p. 160.
John Duke of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe. 1,201 8 1 Quarter's salary and expenses to 1728, December 25. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 151.
Feb. 27 Mr. Cracherode 500 0 0 Public prosecution and defence charges. Ibid, p. 148.
The Judges - 6,057 10 0 Salaries (detailed) for Hilary term past. Ibid, p. 149.
Mar. 4 Augustus Schutz - 3,000 0 0 Privy Purse - - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 149.
Isaac Leheup - - 831 0 0 In full of allowance as late Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Sweden. Money Book XXXIV. p. 366.
John Thurkettle - 12 16 8 Messenger of the Chamber for attendance on the Treasury, 1727, March 25 to June 11. Ibid.
Wm. Watkins - - 49 1 4 Keeper of His Majesty's private roads and guide of his royal person in all his royal progresses, at 3s. 4d. per diem for travelling charges, 1728, June 24 to December 25. Ibid, p. 367; Order Book XIV. p. 167.
Charles Marquend and others. 100 0 0 Proclamation reward for apprehending Bryan Macquier for robbery in the parish of St. Mary, Islington. Ibid.
Mar. 4 John Maud and others 300 0 0 Same for apprehending Thos. Evans, Wm. Taylor, and Nathaniel Walker for robbery in Hornsey parish. Money Book XXXIV. pp. 368, 371.
Walter Pryse 120 0 0 Disbursements as Under Sheriff for London and Middlesex. Ibid, p. 369.
John Howse and others 100 0 0 Proclamation reward for apprehending James Stagles, alias Howard, for robbery in Stepney parish. Ibid, p. 371.
John Clarke and others 100 0 0 Same for apprehending John Fotherby for robbery in the parish of St. Brides, Faringdon Without. Ibid, p. 372.
Ralph Chamberlain and others. 100 0 0 Same for apprehending John Spurgings for robbery in the parish of St. Mary, Stratford-le-Bow. Ibid.
George Fairbrother and others. 100 0 0 Same for apprehending James Izard for robbery in the parish of St. George the Martyr. Ibid, p. 373.
Mar. 5 Anthony Cracherode - 250 0 0 - - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 149.
John Anstis - 32 15 11 As Blanche Coursier Herald Money Book XXXIV. p. 377.
Mar. 6 Hugh Howard, Paymaster of the Works. 5,712 4 Various works, ordinary and extraordinary (detailed). Disposition Book XXIX. p. 150.
Mar. 8 Mr. Missing - 3,789 17 Victualling Gibraltar Ibid, p. 151.
Treasurer of the Chamber. 1,674 10 4 Debts and salaries in further part to Christmas quarter, 1728. Ibid, p. 152–3.
Paymaster of the Forces. 7,547 18 5 Off-reckonings and clearings to six regiments (detailed). Ibid, p. 177.
Same - 38,000 0 0 To be reserved for such services as their Lordships shall direct. Ibid, p. 153.
Same - - 126,419 0 4 Services detailed - Ibid, p. 154.
Mar. 11 Arthur Onslow 500 0 0 Fee as Speaker of the House of Commons, 1728, November 17, to 1728–9, February 25. Order Book XIV. p. 150; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 154.
Thos. Duncombe and Antho. Eyre. 120 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriffs of York and Nottingham. Order Book XIV. p. 200.
Mar. 13 Wm. Stanhope - 2,439 10 Disbursed for secret service as ambassador to the Catholic King from 1720, May 20, to 1727, June 11. Money Book XXXI p. 374; and Order Book XIV. p. 150.
John Bedingfield - 120 0 0 Disbursements as sheriff of Norfolk. Order Book XIV. p. 185.
Duke of Kent and others. 868 14 11¼ - Dispositon Book XXIX. p. 154.
Board of Works for Charles Bridgeman. 600 0 0 Works ordered by the late King in the gardens at Kensington. Ibid, p. 155.
Mar. 14 Walter Pryce, one of the Under Sheriffs for London and Middlesex. 120 0 0 Disbursements for rewards for apprehending and convicting robbers, &c. Order Book XIV. p. 188.
Daniel Gill, Under Sheriff of Coventry, Wm. Ashurst, Sheriff of Essex, Powlet St. John, Sheriff of Southampton County. 160 0 0 Same Ibid, p. 182.
Mar. 17 Treasurer of the Chamber. 400 0 0 To be paid to the Lord Almoner as Maundy money. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 155.
Mar. 18 Stephen Poyntz - 1,300 0 0 - - - Ibid, p. 157.
Roger Price - 20 0 0 Passage as a minister to New England. Money Book XXXIV. p. 340.
Andrew Manwaring and three others. 40 0 0 Convicting John Oney, alias Honey (appending Cracherode's report thereon). Ibid, p. 375–6.
Treasurer of the Ordnance. 100,000 0 0 Land and sea services Ibid, p. 378.
Treasurer of the Navy 1,000,000 0 0 Navy and victualling - Ibid.
Sam Buckley - 375 8 2 Disbursements for His Majesty's service, 1728, August 31, to 1728–9, February 19. Ibid, p. 377.
Mar. 19 John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber. 3,868 2 5 Messengers' bill for half-year ended Christmas, 1728. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 157.
Earl of Strafford and others. 3,280 0 - Ibid, p. 155.
Paymaster General of the Forces. 105,922 16 6 Services detailed - Ibid, p. 156.
Same - - 18,140 1 5 Expense of 12,000 Hessians - Ibid.
Mar. 20 Heneage Walker 236 4 6 Expenses as Chief Usher of the Exchequer Court for 1728, Hilary term, and for his allowance of 5d. per day in lieu of diet. Order Book XIV. p. 186.
Wm. Mathew - - 200 0 0 Lieutenant Governor of Island of St. Christopher for the year, due 1728, October 26, as allowance, and in lieu of all presents from the Assemblies there. Ibid, p. 226.
Edward Byam 400 0 0 Governor of Antigua for two years, due 1727, April 28, as allowance and in lieu of all presents, &c. as above. Ibid, p. 211.
Charles Sibourg - 300 0 0 Lieutenant Governor of Nevis for one year, due 1728, Christmas, as allowance and in lieu of all presents, &c. as above. Ibid, p. 247.
Thomas Pelham - 374 0 0 - - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 157.
Mar. 20 Thomas Cremer 500 0 0 To enable him to pay the weekly allowance which His Majesty makes to the Envoy of Tripoly. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 157.
Woodes Rogers, Esq. - 514 7 11½ Services to be performed in the West Indies. Order Book XIV. p. 156.
Mar. 22 John Scrope - 5,600 0 0 Secret service - - Ibid, p. 156; and Disposition Book XXIX. p. 158.
1729. Mar. 26 Thos. Holles, Duke of Newcastle. 462 10 0 Quarter's salary for the quarter ended 1729, Lady Day. Money Book XXXIV. p. 379.
Charles Viscount Townshend. 462 10 0 Same - - Ibid and Order Book XIV. p. 156.
Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, the Clerks of the Treasury, the Clerks and Ministers of the Receipt of the Exchequer, and 12 others. 3,892 0 0 - - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 158.
Treasurer of the Chamber. 179 15 0 For the Lord Almoner's quarterly allowance, due 1729, Lady Day, for the daily alms and poor at the gate. Ibid, p. 159.
John Beresford and others. 77 10 0 Clerks, &c., making up the accounts of the incomes and issues of the Customs for the quarter ended 1729, Lady Day. Money Book XXXIV. p. 379.
John Lawton - 105 0 0 Quarter's salary to himself and three clerks to digest, methodise and reduce to order the records, &c. in the receipt of the Exchequer for the quarter due 1729, Lady Day.
Appending.—Lawton's certificate as follows: “Since Christmas last I have, with three clerks, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Smart, and Mr. Whiston, cleaned the rolls of the Court of Common Pleas of Henry VII. and placed them in order upon shelves in the Chapter House.”
Ibid, p. 382.
Mar. 27 Bank of England - 1,275,027 17 10½ For redeeming the 31,001l. 2s.d. per annum (7 Anne) and the 20,000l. per annum, part of the 80,000l. per annum (3 Geo. I.) Ibid, p. 386.
Same 50,000 0 0 One year's annuity from 1729, June 24, on 1,250,000l. (2 Geo. II.). Ibid, p. 387.
Paymaster of Exchequer bills. 500,000 0 0 To pay off Exchequer bills for seamen's wages. Ibid, p. 388.
Mar. 27 Sir Wm. Strickland - 1,667 17 6 Princesses Royal, Amelia and Caroline for the quarter ended 1729, Lady Day. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 159.
Mar. 28 Anthony Cracherode - 1,000 0 0 - Ibid.
Wm. Ireland, Richard Andrews, Edwd. Roome, Thos. Mann, and others, John Lawton, Edward Milward. 250 0 0 - - Ibid, p. 160.
Bank of England - 474,000 0 0 Distribution of the Sinking Fund at Lady Day, 1729, (detailed). Ibid.
Mar. 29 Wm. Stanhope - 1,300 0 0 - - - Ibid, p. 161.
Mar. 31 Exchequer 500,000 0 0 Supplies, anno 1729, to pay off the like principal on Exchequer bills on the Act for seamen's wages. Ibid.
Mar. 31 Hugh Howard, Paymaster of the Works. 680 0 0 Quarter's allowances to Charles Bridgman and Charles Dartiquenaue as His Majesty's gardener and surveyor of His Majesty's gardens respectively, for the quarter due 1729, Lady Day. Ibid.