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Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1731, April-June

Pages 163-177

Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 2, 1731-1734. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1898.

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1731, April–June

April 1 Nicholas Paxton - 1,000 0 0 Crown law expenses Order Book XIV. p. 474.
April 5 Land Tax Commissioners. 89 12 Incidents, 1731, Lady Day quarter. Money Book XXXV. p. 468.
Paymasters of Exchequer bills. 6,237 15 10¾ Application of savings by East India Company's Fund, same quarter. Ibid, pp. 474–5.
Commissioners for Duties on Houses. 90 0 Incidents, same quarter Ibid, p. 462.
John Hedges 2,000 0 0 Prince of Wales King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 48.
April 9 Wm. Earl of Essex 500 0 0 Equipage and ordinary in advance as Minister Plenipotentiary to king of Sardinia Money Book XXXV. p. 477.
728 0 0 Equipage and ordinary in advance as Minister Plenipotentiary to king of Sardinia Money Book XXXV. p. 477.
Wm. Lord Harrington 1,100 0 0 Ordinary to 1730, June 13, date of return as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Congress of Soissons. Ibid, pp. 477–8.
John Trevor, counsel-at-law. Any arrears of fee of 40l. per annum. Ibid, p. 478.
April 10 Spencer Earl of Wilmington, Lord President of the Council. 944 8 10½ 1730, December 31, to 1731, March 25, on his salary of 4,000l. per annum. Ibid.
April 10 Civil List, Scotland 9,065 4 9 1731, Lady Day quarter - North Britain Book X. pp. 76–9.
April 12 Duke of St. Albans - 343 2 6 Same quarter as Master of Hawks, and pension. Money Book XXXV. p. 57.
250 0 0 Same quarter as Master of Hawks, and pension. Money Book XXXV. p. 57.
Officers of Customs, Scotland. 6,167 5 0 Salary bill, 1731, same quarter North Britain Book X. pp. 80–93.
John Earl of Sutherland. 300 0 0 Same quarter's allowance Money Book XXXV. p. 475.
Archibald Earl of Ilay, and George Campbell, goldsmith. 100 0 0 Half-year due 1730, Christmas, as trustees for children of Wm. late Lord Forbes. Ibid, p. 476.
John Earl of Kintore - 100 0 0 Same on his annuity - Ibid.
George Lord Mordington. 50 0 0 Same on an additional annuity of 100l. per annum. Ibid.
April 13 Thos. Missing - 6,306 13 Two months victualling of Gibraltar. King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 189–90.
Same - 1,647 0 0 Same of Placentia and Annapolis. Ibid, pp. 190–2.
Taxes Commissioners - 150 0 0 Lady Day quarter's allowance. Order Book XIV. p. 455.
John Plumptre, Treasurer and Paymaster of Ordnance. 100,000 0 0 Land and sea services Money Book XXXV. p. 432.
April 14 Thos. Lowther - 500 0 0 His Majesty's service - Order Book XIV. p. 452.
Catlin Thorowgood - 50 5 8 Overpayment as late Sheriff of Essex. Money Book XXXV. p. 483.
Robert Jones - - 10 16 8 Same as same of Monmouth Ibid.
Wm. Shipman - 37 8 9 Same as same of Nottingham Ibid.
Samuel Newton 30 0 0 Same as same of Stafford Ibid, pp. 484–5.
Nicholas Paxton 3,161 18 6 Executors of Nathaniel Halhed, for purchase of 45 acres of woodland adjoining Richmond Park. Order Book XIV. p. 483.
Ben Elhaz Mustapha - 50 0 0 Royal bounty - - Ibid, p. 484
Edmund Lord Kilmallock. 300 0 0 Same Ibid.
Augustus Schutz - 997 2 6 Expense in Office of Robes, 1731, Lady Day quarter. Ibid.
Francis Earl of Godolphin. 1,000 0 0 Same quarter as Groom of the Stole. Money Book XXXV. p. 479.
Eleven Gentlemen of Bedchamber, detailed. 250 0 0 Same quarter's annuity - Ibid.
each
Seven Grooms of the Bedchamber, detailed. 125 0 0 Same Ibid, p. 480.
each
Sir Charles Turner, a Teller of the Exchequer. 147 10 0 Repairing house belonging to him as a Teller. Ibid, pp. 480–1.
John Smith and Wm. Leslie, Deputy Chamberlains of Exchequer. 302 11 0 For joining tallies to value of 3,025,500l. 17s.d. Ibid, pp. 481–2.
Heirs of Nicholas Yates. 25 0 0 Lady Day quarter's perpetuity Ibid, p. 21.
April 15 Commissioners of Trade 2,000 0 0 Same quarter's salaries - Ibid, p. 482.
April 17 Charles Sibourg - - 300 0 0 One year, due 1730, Christmas, as Lieutenant Governor of Nevis. Order Book XIV. p. 493.
Woodes Rogers 300 0 0 Three quarters of a year, due 1730, Christmas, as Governor in Chief of the Bahamas. Ibid.
Thos. Diggs 200 0 0 One year, due 1731, Lady Day, as Lieutenant Governor of Montserrat. Ibid, p. 495.
April 19 - 40 0 0 Fees for passing accounts of the Duke of Chandos as Clerk or Keeper of the Hanaper in Chancery, for year ended 1729, September 29. Money Book XXXV. p. 486.
April 20 Corporation of Lyme Regis. 100 0 0 Keeping the “Cobb” pier - Order Book XIV. p. 489.
April 22 Edward Earl of Warwick. 200 0 0 Lady Day quarter's pension - Ibid, p. 452.
Arthur Collins 100 0 0 Royal bounty - Ibid, p. 488.
John Westley and Randolph Greenway. 360 0 0 Rewards paid as Under Sheriffs of London and Middlesex. Ibid, p. 491.
John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of Chamber. 50 0 0 Allowance for Edmund Britiffe, Hobart's chief clerk. King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 194.
Richard Tucker - 40 0 0 As keeper of cranes, quaries, &c. in Isle of Portland, out of duty on Portland stone. Money Book XXXV. p. 490.
per annum.
April 24 Bishop of Sarum - 285 2 6 Lady Day quarter as Chancellor of the Garter. Ibid, p. 21.
April 26 Wm. Noake - 40 0 0 Disbursements as Sheriff of Berks. Order Book XIV. p. 490.
Charles Cole - 80 0 0 Same as same of Southampton. Ibid.
James Brooke - - 40 0 0 Same as same of Kent - Ibid.
April 27 John Scrope - 6,400 0 0 Secret service - Ibid, p. 486.
Samuel Kent 160 0 0 Disbursement as Sheriff of Surrey. Ibid, p. 489.
April 28 Wm. Lord Harrington 1,838 0 0 Extraordinaries, 1730, March 25, to 1731, June 13, as late Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Congress at Soissons. Money Book XXXV. p. 487.
April 29 James and Arthur Moore. 1,500 0 0 Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, 1731, Lady Day quarter. Ibid, p. 489.
April 30 Excise officers in Scotland. 1,843 12 Salary bill, 1731, Lady Day quarter. North Britain Book X. pp. 95–96.
Same 267 3 Incidents bill for same - Ibid, pp. 97–99.
Sir Clement Cotterell - 394 5 0 Royal present to El Hadgee Mohamed Assay'd, Envoy from Algiers, now on his return home. Order Book XIV. p. 490.
April 30 Charles Wither - 1,000 0 0 Work of laying six ponds in Hyde Park into one. Order Book XIV. p. 488.
Philip Earl of Chesterfield 1,300 0 0 Extraordinaries, 1730, June 25, 1731, March 25, as Ambassador Extraordinary to States General. Money Book XXXV. pp. 487b–488.
John Lethieullier, Remembrancer of City of London. 100 16 0 City bill of impost on wines for year ended 1730, Christmas. Ibid, pp. 488–9.
May 4 Poor of St. Margaret's, Westminster. 179 14 Royal pension established by George I. King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 203.
Abraham Stanyan and Robert Jackson, Keepers of the Privy Seal. 600 0 0 1730–1, January 1, to 1731, April 30. Money Book XXXV. p. 491.
Jonathan Forward 590 0 0 Transporting 118 felons, named in detail. Ibid, pp. 495–8.
Nicholas Paxton - 13 14 Samuel Grey, messenger of the press for marking for evidence all pamphlets and newspapers published in London, 1730, November 13, to 1731, May 11. Letter Book XIX. p. 41.
Same - 102 4 0 Charge of 36 reports made by Attorney and Solicitor General. Ibid, p. 42.
80 6 0 Charge of 36 reports made by Attorney and Solicitor General. Ibid, p. 42.
John Hedges - 2,000 0 0 Prince of Wales - King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 48.
May 5 Peter Leheup 5,057 18 To be paid over as His Majesty shall direct out of Virginia quit rents. Ibid, p. 198.
Thos. Lowther 1,000 0 0 His Majesty's service - Order Book XIV. p. 453.
John Duke of Montagu 3,936 19 4 Debt in office of Great Wardrobe, Lady Day, 1731. Letter Book XIX. p. 41.
Stephen Poyntz - 2,055 0 0 Extraordinaries as late Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Congress at Soissons. Money Book XXXV. pp. 492–3.
May 6 Walter Chetwynd - 179 14 On an unsatisfied order for payment of late King's debts. Letter Book XIX. p. 46.
Charles Wither - 1,554 9 8 Repairs, detailed, in royal forests and parks. Money Book XXXV. pp. 494–5.
Jezreel Jones - 52 10 0 Charges, &c. of attendance upon Elhadge Moham'd Assay'd, Envoy from Algiers. Ibid, p. 495.
May 7 John Gore 7,333 17 4 Bills of exchange presented for His Majesty's service. King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 204.
Richard Samborne 300 0 0 His Majesty's special service Ibid, p. 206.
Parsons and Trotter 40 0 0 Reward paid as Sheriffs of Lincoln city. Order Book XIV. p. 497.
May 7 Henry Bell 8,670 6 7 To be paid to Henry Frederick, Baron de Sohlenthal, for arrears due at death of George I. to Prince Charles of Denmark, lately deceased, on his annuity of 4,000l. Order Book XIV. p. 494.
Wm. Richards - 4,330 0 0 His Majesty's special service Ibid.
David Polhill 83 17 10 1730, September 7, to 1731, March 25, for digesting, &c. records in the Tower. Money Book XXXV. p. 491.
May 10 Thomas Lowther 1,000 0 0 His Majesty's service - Ibid, p. 499.
May 11 Col. Joshua Guest - 798 16 7 Necessaries for barracks, North Britain, 1730. North Britain Book X. pp. 101–5.
Thos. Robinson, Minister at Vienna. 1,000 0 0 Royal bounty - King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 210.
John Scrope - 5,900 0 0 Secret service - Order Book XIV. p. 486.
May 12 Nathaniel Acton - 40 0 0 Reward paid as Sheriff of Suffolk. Ibid, p. 497.
Wm. Shipman - 37 8 9 Overpayment as late Sheriff of Nottingham. Ibid.
Lord Harrington 69 4 Forty-two days as Vice-Chamberlain to 1730, May 7, when he was succeeded by Lord Hervey. Money Book XXXV. p. 499.
John Hervey, Esq. commonly called Lord Hervey. 530 15 Fee to 1731, Lady Day, as Vice-Chamberlain. Ibid.
May 13 Stephen Poyntz, Receiver General of Excise. 200 0 0 Advanced for public service to Gervase Clerk, who failed. Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 359.
Wm. Richards 1,574 13 6 To answer bill drawn abroad by Earl of Chesterfield and Peter Butler. Order Book XIV. p. 496.
Mary Gotere, et al. 100 0 0 Reward for arrest of Robert Sandford for robbery. Money Book XXXV. pp. 500–1.
Dr. Geo. Paul - - 59 2 Arrears as Judge Advocate to 1730, Michaelmas. Ibid, p. 502.
May 14 Charles Lord Lynn - 175 0 0 Lady Day quarter as Master of His Majesty's Jewels. Ibid, p. 341.
May 15 Charles Duke of Grafton 750 0 0 Lady Day quarter's pension - Order Book XIV. p. 499.
May 15 Charles Lord Cornwallis. 375 0 0 Same quarter's allowance as Warden Chief Justice, &c. Ibid.
Nicholas Paxton - 1,000 0 0 Crown law expenses - - Ibid, p. 499b.
May 18 Philip Le Geyt and 15 others 934 2 10 Damages sustained in late tumults in Jersey. Ibid, p. 498.
Arthur Onslow - 500 0 0 1730–1, January 26 to May 6, as Speaker of House of Commons. Ibid, p. 499.
Samuel Buckley - 1,028 12 6 Special disbursements for His Majesty. Money Book XXXV. p. 503.
May 18 Thos. Spence, Sergeant-at-Arms attending House of Commons. 327 13 6 Necessaries for service of the House, detailed. Money Book XXXV. p. 503.
James Merest, Clerk Assistant of the House of Peers. 100 3 0 Services in last session, 1730–1, January 21 to 1731, May 7. Ibid, p. 504.
Richard Turner, Doorkeeper, ibid. 100 0 0 Same for the eight doorkeepers of House of Peers. Ibid.
Francis Jephson, Sergeant-at-Arms attending same House. 55 0 0 Allowance, 1730, July 14, September 24, November 19, December 17, days on which Parliament was prorogued, and in above session. Ibid, pp. 504–5.
Michael Askew, clerk assistant, Hicks Burroughs, Edward Joddrell, John Hooks, and Wm. Hester, under clerks of the House of Commons, Thos. Ward, housekeeper, and Thos. Spence, Sergeant-at-Arms. 470 0 0 Attendance, same session - Ibid, p. 505.
May 20 Bank of England - 18,105 8 11 Circulating 2,602,300l. in Exchequer bills, three months ended April 24, Money Book XXXV. p. 202.
John Deane - 200 0 0 As Consul in Flanders - King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 213–15, 236–7.
per annum.
Duke of Montagu - 20,000 0 0 Imprest for office of Great Wardrobe. Ibid, p. 215.
David Polhili - - 500 0 0 As Keeper of the Records in the Tower, to date from 1730–1, February 17. Money Book XXXV.p 506.
per annum.
May 21 Peter Leheup - 1,000 0 0 Royal bounty to Thos. Robinson, minister, &c. at Vienna. Order Book XIV. p. 501.
John Wace - 1,000 0 0 Bills of exchange for His Majesty's service. Ibid.
May 24 John King - 300 0 0 Half-year ended Lady Day as out-ranger of Windsor Forest. Money Book XXXV. p. 65.
May 25 Duke of Kent - 500 0 0 Lady Day quarter's pension - Ibid, p. 51.
Jane Kien 75 0 0 Same as house and wardrobe keeper at Kensington Palace. Ibid, p. 53.
Richard Bentley 50 0 0 Same as keeper of His Majesty's libraries. Ibid.
Thos. Walker - - 50 0 0 Same as keeper of Newmarket Palace. Ibid.
Sir Clement Cotterell 50 0 0 Same as Master of Ceremonies. Ibid, p. 54.
Same - 25 0 0 Same for allowances usually received out of office of Treasurer of Chamber. Ibid.
May 25 Heirs of Colonel Fairfax. 25 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's perpetuity. Money Book XXXV. p 54.
Corporation of Lyme Regis. 25 0 0 Same quarter, keeping “Cobb” Pier. Ibid, p. 55.
John Cooke - 24 3 4 Same as Clerk of Foreign Estreats. Ibid.
Corporation of Dartmouth. 10 0 0 Same on King Charles II.'s perpetuity. Ibid.
Ministers of Isle of Man. 25 0 0 Same quarter - Ibid, p. 56.
John Inglis 25 0 0 Same as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies. Ibid.
30 0 0 Same as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies. Ibid.
Daniel Graham - 28 15 0 Same as apothecary to His Majesty. Ibid, p. 57.
Mayor of Macclesfield 25 0 0 Half - year for a town preacher. Ibid, p. 58.
Corporation of Berwick 25 0 0 Lady Day quarter for keeping Tweed Bridge. Ibid.
Provost and Fellows of Eton College. 10 10 0 Same quarter's perpetuity - Ibid.
Earl of Harborough - 25 0 0 Same quarter's annuity - Ibid, p. 60.
Edward Salter and John Spencer. 22 10 0 Same quarter's fees and allowance as keepers of Council Chamber. Ibid, p. 61.
18 5 0 Same quarter's fees and allowance as keepers of Council Chamber. Ibid, p. 61.
George Turbill 50 0 0 Same quarter as Keeper of Records relating to Forfeited Estates, England. Ibid.
Wm. Cowper - 51 16 8 Same as Knight Harbinger Ibid, p. 64.
Dr. Green, Cambridge 10 0 0 1731, Lady Day salary - Ibid, p. 506.
Dr. Bourchier, Oxford 10 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Dr. Dickens - - 10 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Dr. Woodford - 10 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Richard Sutton 450 0 0 Ordinary and extraordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to Wolfenbüttel and Cassel. Ibid, p. 507.
375 0 0 Ordinary and extraordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to Wolfenbüttel and Cassel. Ibid, p. 507.
Edward Finch - 450 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's ordinary as Envoy, &c. to Sweden. Ibid.
Arthur Stert 450 0 0 Same quarter as Commissary to treat with those of Spain. Ibid.
John Goddard 450 0 0 Same - - Ibid, p. 508.
James Earl Waldegrave. 400 0 0 Extraordinaries as Ambassador, &c. to France. Ibid.
James Lord Tyrawley 450 0 0 Ordinary and extraordinary as Envoy, &c., to Portugal. Ibid.
150 0 0 Ordinary and extraordinary as Envoy, &c., to Portugal. Ibid.
Thomas Robinson 455 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's ordinary and extraordinary as Envoy, &c. to Emperor of Germany. Ibid, p. 509.
150 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's ordinary and extraordinary as Envoy, &c. to Emperor of Germany. Ibid, p. 509.
George Woodward 270 0 0 Same ordinary as Resident in Poland. Ibid.
John Crookshanks 180 0 0 Same as secretary to Stert and Goddard. Ibid.
Charles Black 150 0 0 Same as Consul General at Algiers. Ibid, p. 510.
Wm. Reed 95 0 0 Same as same in Tripoli Ibid.
John Russell 62 10 0 Same as Consul at Tetuan - Ibid.
Wm. Cayley 50 0 0 Same as Consul General at Cadiz. Ibid.
May 25 Benjamin Keene - 275 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's ordinary as Plenipotentiary and Consul at Madrid. Money Book XXXV. p. 510.
125 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's ordinary as Plenipotentiary and Consul at Madrid. Money Book XXXV. p. 510.
James Dayrolle - 270 0 0 Same, and extraordinaries as Resident with States General Ibid, p. 511.
150 0 0 Same, and extraordinaries as Resident with States General Ibid, p. 511.
Sir Cyril Wich - 270 0 0 Same as Envoy, &c. to the Hanse Towns. Ibid.
75 0 0 Same as Envoy, &c. to the Hanse Towns. Ibid.
Elizaeus Burgess 270 0 0 Same as Resident at Venice - Ibid, p. 512.
100 0 0 Same as Resident at Venice - Ibid, p. 512.
Francis Colman - - 270 0 0 Same as same at Florence - Ibid.
100 0 0 Same as same at Florence - Ibid.
Thomas Pelham - 180 0 0 Same as secretary to the Embassy in France. Ibid.
150 0 9 Same as secretary to the Embassy in France. Ibid.
Walter Titley - - 153 0 0 Same as Resident in Denmark (including “mourning for the death of the late King of Denmark”). Ibid, p. 513.
319 14 0 Same as Resident in Denmark (including “mourning for the death of the late King of Denmark”). Ibid, p. 513.
John Stanhope - 180 0 0 Same, ordinary as secretary to Extraordinary Embassy to States General. Ibid.
Edmund Allen 180 0 0 Same as Secretary at Turin - Ibid.
Melchior Guy Dickens 180 0 0 Same as Secretary at Berlin - Ibid.
Charles Holzendorff - 100 0 0 Same for services abroad Ibid, pp. 513–4.
John Anstis senior, and junior, Garter King at Arms and other officers at arms, detailed. 210 0 0 Same quarter's fees Ibid, p. 514.
John Duke of Montagu, Grand Master of the Bath. 125 0 0 Same quarter for officers of the Bath. Ibid, p. 515.
John Anstis, junior, Blanch Coursier Herald. 33 6 8 Same quarter - Ibid, pp. 515–6.
Richard Viscount Castlemain. 67 10 0 Same quarter for officers of Waltham Forest. Ibid, p. 516.
James Earl of Berkeley. 52 10 0 Same for keepers, &c. of Dean Forest. Ibid, p. 517.
Sir Charles Dalton 50 0 0 Same as Gentleman Usher Black Rod. Ibid.
Eight Sergeants-at-Arms detailed. 198 0 0 Same quarter - Ibid, p. 518.
John Rollos 12 10 0 Same as engraver of royal seals, &c. Ibid.
Hugh Earl of Loudoun. 500 0 0 Same quarter's pension - Money Book XXXVI. p. 1.
Wm. Lord Byron - 250 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Captain George Munro 100 0 0 Same - Ibid.
John Earl of Crawford and 12 others, ut supra, p. 154, except Mordington. 750 0 0 Same - - Ibid, p. 2.
Earl of Bucban and six others, ut supra, ibid, but omitting Haldane. 1,200 0 0 Same as Commissioners of Police. Ibid, p. 3.
George Middleton - 150 0 0 Same quarter's incidents for same. Ibid, pp. 3–4,
May 25 Archibald Earl of Ilay and George Campbell. 50 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter for Lord Forbes's children. Money Book XXXVI. p. 4.
John Earl of Kintore - 50 0 0 Same quarter's annuity - Ibid, pp. 4–5.
George Lord Mordington. 50 0 0 Same - Ibid, p. 5.
Sir Patrick and Martha Johnston. 37 10 0 Same - Ibid.
12 10 0 Same - Ibid.
Charles Earl of St. Albans. 45 0 0 Same quarter's allowance as Governor, &c. of Windsor Castle. Ibid, p. 6.
John Pitt 85 0 0 Same as Governor of Bermudas. Ibid, p. 7.
Frances Wyndham - 50 0 0 Same quarter's pension - Ibid.
Hugh Howard - 40 0 0 Same quarter's allowance as keeper of the Paper Office. Ibid.
John Rollos - 395 10 Seals engraved for the Welsh counties and the Order of the Garter. Ibid, pp. 8–9.
Richard Arundel - 200 0 0 As keeper of His Majesty's private roads and guide of the royal person in all progresses. King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 218–9.
per annum.
May 26 Mungo Haldane - - 400 0 0 As a Commissioner of Police in Scotland, vice David Haldane. Ibid, pp. 220–1.
per annum.
Robert Smith - - 150 0 0 As master of mechanics to His Majesty. Ibid, p. 231.
per annum.
Andrew Drummond 868 12 0 Royal bounty Order Book XIV. p. 502.
John Cooke - 13 6 8 Lady Day quarter as Clerk of Foreign Estreats. Ibid, p. 11.
Sir Clement Cotterell 25 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's allowance as Master of Ceremonies. Order Book XV. p. 10.
George Woodward 273 0 0 Extraordinaries as Resident in Poland. Money Book XXXVI. p. 6.
Richard Sutton 375 0 0 Extraordinary as Envoy, &c. to Wolfenbüttel and Cassel. Money Book XXXV. p. 507.
May 27 Wm. Earl of Essex 430 16 8 Works in St. James's Park - Order Book XV. p. 11.
Christopher Rhodes - 1,500 0 0 Incident charges of 1731 lottery. Money Book XXXV. p. 515.
Sir Clement Cotterell - 383 9 6 Present for Baron Sohlenthal Envoy from Denmark, “he having had his audience of leave for return home.” Order Book XV. p. 13.
May 28 Thomas Minors 763 0 7 Gilt and white plate delivered into Jewel Office, 1731, Lady Day quarter. Ibid, p. 502.
May 31 Edward Greenly 210 15 5 Law expenses for substantiating merchants' claims against Spain. Ibid, p. 15.
June 1 Thos. Lowther 500 0 0 His Majesty's service - Money Book XXXVI. p. 13.
Augustus Schutz - 3,000 0 0 Privy Purse - - Disposition Book XXIX. p. 383.
June 1 Benjamin Keene - 2,055 0 0 Extraordinaries, detailed, as Plenipotentiary in Spain (including attendance on the Court in their present progresses, entertainments made on His Majesty's birthday, express from Malaga with letters from General Sabine and Admiral Cavendish). Money Book XXXVI. p. 10.
Zaccheus Duckett - 50 0 0 Recovered on an outlawry of Wm. Martin. King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 232.
Wm. Finch 720 0 0 Lady Day quarter's ordinary as Plenipotentiary to States General. Order Book XV. p. 14.
Sir Luke Schaub - 560 0 0 Ordinary to same date, as special Envoy to Poland. Ibid.
Claudius Rondeau - 83 6 8 Same for taking Thos. Ward's place as Consul in Russia on Ward's death, 1730–1, January 24. Ibid.
John Hedges 2,000 0 0 Prince of Wales - King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 48.
June 2 Wine Licence Office 378 14 7 Incidents, 1731, Lady Day quarter. Money Book XXXVI. p. 11.
Same - - 577 10 0 Same quarter's salary bill - Ibid, p. 12.
June 3 Richard Carter, John Verney, John Trevor, Henry Beeston, Sir Wm. Chapple. 100 0 0 1731, Easter Term, as Welsh justices. Order Book XV. p. 19.
each.
John Birch - 100 0 0 Same as Fifth Baron - Ibid.
Sir Theodore Janssen - 146 17 0 Royal bounty to John Walton. Ibid.
Thos. Lowther - 1,000 0 0 His Majesty's service Ibid, p. 17.
Wm. Richards 2,500 0 0 Same - King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 239.
Wm. Matthew 300 0 0 Half year to 1720–1, March 12, as Acting Captain General, &c. of Leeward Islands. Order Book XV. p. 16.
Thos. Lascelles - 270 0 0 Inspecting demolition of Dunkirk. Ibid, pp. 16–8.
Paymasters of Exchequar bills. 350,000 0 0 To pay off Exchequer bills, 1730. Disposition Book XXIX. p. 383.
June 4 Nicholas Paxton - 2,688 16 0 Purchase of Cranborne Lodge and furniture and custody of walks in Cranborne Chase, from estate of late Richard Earl of Ranelagh. Order Book XIV. p. 115.
June 10 Hugh Howard, Paymaster of Works. 40,000 0 0 Imprest for Office of Works - King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 240.
Augustus Schutz - 36,000 0 0 Privy purse - - Ibid, p. 241.
Nathaniel Blackerby - 5,000 0 0 Commissioners for Building New Churches. Order Book XV. p. 17.
June 11 Royal Africa Company 10,000 0 0 Maintenance of British forts and settlements on coast of Africa. Order Book XV. p. 18.
Samuel Newton - 99 1 7 Overpayment as late Sheriff of Stafford. Money Book XXXV. p. 483.
June 12 John Scrope - 5,200 0 0 Secret service King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 208.
June 14 South Sea Company - 408,000 0 0 One year's interest on 20,000,000l. to 1732, Midsummer, and 8,000l. expenses of management. Order Book XIV. p. 202.
Wm. Lambe - 120 0 0 Rewards paid as Sheriff of Beds. Order Book XV. p. 22.
Francis Blake Delavell 40 0 0 Same as same of Northumberland. Ibid.
Bernard Turney - 40 0 0 Same as same of Bucks Ibid.
Richard Symonds - 40 0 0 Same as same of Warwick - Ibid.
Samuel Mee - 80 0 0 Same as same of Gloucester - Ibid.
Beilby Thompson - 80 0 0 Same as same of York - Ibid.
Richard Woolley - 40 0 0 Same as same of Worcester Ibid.
June 15 Wm. Richards - 1,850 0 0 His Majesty's service - Ibid, p. 17.
Francis Blake Delavell 13 14 6 Overpayment as Sheriff of Northumberland. Money Book XXXV. p. 455.
John Lidgold - - 5 12 9 Same as same of Buckingham. Ibid.
Sir John Napier - 9 7 5 Same as same of Bedford - Ibid.
John Daniell - 113 2 9 Same as same of Chester Ibid.
Samuel Scott - 150 0 0 Out of Minorca revenues, as Vice-Consul at Majorca. King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 243.
per annum.
John Westley and Randolph Greenway, Under Sheriffs of London and Middlesex. 200 0 0 Rewards paid for apprehending felons. Money Book XXXVI. pp. 16–8.
June 16 Richard Earl of Scarborough. 5,000 0 0 Extraordinary expense of Stables. Order Book XV. p. 24.
Robert Smith, master of His Majesty's mechanics. 463 11 11½ Arrears to 1731, Lady Day - Money Book XXXVI. p. 23.
Mungo Haldane 100 0 0 1731, Lady Day quarter's allowance. Ibid.
John Deane 114 15 0 Consul at Ostend, Newport and Bruges, to 1731, Lady Day. Ibid, p. 24.
Samuel Burton, late receiver of Savoy rents. 240 0 0 Allowance upon final accompt Ibid, p. 25.
June 17 John Bentley, land surveyor, Liverpool port. 200 0 0 Services and losses Customs Book XIII. p. 198.
June 21 Thos. Lowther - 1,000 0 0 His Majesty's service - Money Book XXXVI. p. 13.
Wm. Steuart - - 50,000 0 0 Pensions establishments - Ibid, p. 28.
June 22 Nicholas Paxton - 1,000 0 0 Crown law expenses - Ibid, p. 39.
June 22 Duke of Newcastle 3,000 0 0 Secret service King's Warrant Book XXIX. p. 246.
Lord Harrington - 3,000 0 0 Same Ibid, p 245.
June 23 Hugh Howard, Paymaster of Works. 40,000 0 0 Imprest for His Majesty's works. Money Book XXXVI. p. 40.
Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Anguish, Edmund Ball, paymaster of Exchequer bills. 500,000 0 0 To discharge the like principal in Exchequer bills on land tax, 1731. Ibid.
Same - 750,000 0 0 Same on malt, 1731 - Ibid.
Abraham Stanyan and Robert Jackson 110 0 0 Keeping Privy Seal, 1731, May 1 to June 12. Ibid, pp. 32–3; Order Book XV. p. 36.
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John Shepherd 450 0 0 His Majesty's service - King's Warrant Book XXIX. p. 246.
June 24 Dr. Exton Sayer - 100 0 0 Half year, due June 24, as Surveyor General. Order Book XIV. p. 375.
Lords of the Treasury - 2,000 0 0 1731, Midsummer quarter's salary. Money Book XXXVI. p. 28.
Sir Robert Walpole - 400 0 0 Same as Chancellor of Exchequer. Ibid, p. 29.
John Couraud, Latin secretary. 50 0 0 Same quarter's allowance - Ibid.
Thos. Thurkettle, Messenger of the Chamber. 15 3 4 Same - Ibid, p.30.
15 3 4 Same - Ibid, p.30.
Edward Webster, Thos. Bowen, Robert Burnbury, Peter Leheup, Christopher Lowe, Charles Lowndes, W. Erdman Fox, Edward Burnaby, Thos. Pratt, Henry Fane, William Windham, Thos. Gibson, clerks of the Treasury. 187 10 0 Same quarter's salaries - Ibid, p. 32.
Wm. Ireland 25 0 0 1731, Midsummer quarter's extraordinary services in office of Anditor of Receipt. Ibid, p. 33.
George Holmes - 25 0 0 Same, digesting records in the Tower. Ibid, p. 34.
Charles Valence Jones 50 0 0 Same as Solicitor for Affairs of the Treasury. Ibid.
David Polhill - 37 10 0 Same, digesting records in Tower. Ibid, pp. 34–5.
Sir Philip Ryley and Thos. Spence. 50 0 0 Same, salaries and allowances as Sergeants-at-Arms. Ibid, p. 35.
Wm. Crew - 40 0 0 Apprehending Aaron Madox, a deer stealer. Ibid, pp. 35–7.
June 24 Thos. Mann, Thos. Thurkettle, Wm. Richards, Wm. Empson, John Shepherd, attendants, &c. in Treasury Office. 127 10 9 1731, Midsummer quarter's salaries. Money Book XXXVI. p. 36.
George Holmes 236 19 Salary of Keeper of Records during vacancy of office. Ibid, pp. 38–9.
Richard Andrews, junr. 37 10 0 1731, Midsummer quarter's salary as solicitor of affairs in the Exchequer Court. Ibid, p. 25.
John Symonds, Sheriff of Warwick. 40 0 0 Paid for seizing felons Ibid, p. 18.
Wm. Hawkins, same of Berks. 40 0 0 Same - Ibid.
June 25 John Lawton - - 10 0 0 Midsummer quarter as senior Deputy Chamberlain of Exchequer. Order Book XV. p. 30.
Nathaniel Cowdery - 12 10 0 Same quarter, keeping register of public loans in office of Auditor of Receipt. Ibid, p. 32.
Henry Fane - - 50 0 0 Same quarter, sorting &c. Treasury Books and Papers. Ibid, p. 28.
Edward Millward, porter at the Exchequer gate. 5 0 0 Same, as allowance for better securing His Majesty's treasure. Ibid, p. 29.
Duke of Newcastle, Lord Harrington. 462 10 0 Same quarter's salaries as Secretaries of State. Money Book XXXVI. p. 31.
each.
Customs officers, London. 7,941 2 Midsummer quarter's salary bill. Customs Book XIII. p. 198.
Same in outports 11,976 2 2 Same Ibid.
John Beresford - 65 0 0 Clerks for making up Books of Revenues, 1731, Midsummer quarter. Money Book XXXVI. p. 39.
12 10 0 Clerks for making up Books of Revenues, 1731, Midsummer quarter. Money Book XXXVI. p. 39.
June 26 John Clavering 500 0 0 As a Groom of the Bedchamber. King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 255–6.
per annum.
June 28 Walter Chetwynd 1,500 0 0 Out of 4½ per cent. duty for services as Governor of Barbados. Ibid, pp. 256–7.
Thos. Missing - - 1,638 0 0 Victualling Placentia and Annapolis. Ibid, pp. 251–3.
June 29 Same - 7,812 11 8 Victualling Gibraltar Ibid, pp. 249–50.
Receiver General and Cashier of Customs. 1,675 18 10 Half year's salary of establishment of Customs, detailed, in the Plantations. Customs Book XIII. pp. 206–8.
Post Office - 2,151 15 8 Midsummer quarter's salaries to officers of General and Penny Post. Money Book XXXVI. pp. 188–90.
529 14 Midsummer quarter's salaries to officers of General and Penny Post. Money Book XXXVI. pp. 188–90.
Richard Arundel, Surveyor of Works. 30 0 0 For the six gate-keepers on the private road belonging to the Crown leading from the back side of Buckingham House to Fulham. Ibid, pp. 54–5.
Sir Luke Schaub - 767 0 0 Extraordinaries as Special Envoy to Poland. Order Book XV. p. 33.
Duke of Grafton - 750 0 0 1731, Midsummer quarter's pension. Money Book XXXVI. p. 41.
June 29 Earl of Wilmington - 1,000 0 0 1731, Midsummer quarter's allowance as President of the Council. Money Book XXXVI. p. 41.
Samuel Grey - - 30 0 0 Half year as Messenger of the Press. Ibid.
Commissioners for Hackney Coaches. 270 10 0 Salaries and incidents, 1731, Midsummer quarter. Ibid, pp. 42–3.
86 19 Salaries and incidents, 1731, Midsummer quarter. Ibid, pp. 42–3.
Earl of Warwick - 200 0 0 Same quarter's pension - Ibid, p. 43.
James Duke of Hamilton, and ten others. 250 0 0 Same quarter's allowance as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber. Ibid, p. 44.
each.
John Hervey, commonly called Lord Hervey. 150 0 0 Same as Vice Chamberlain - Ibid.
John Campbell and six others. 125 0 0 Same as Grooms of the Bedchamber. Ibid, p. 45.
each.
Earl of Godolphin 1,000 0 0 Same as Groom of the Stole Ibid.
Nicholas Paxton - 250 0 0 Half year as Solicitor for the Affairs of the Treasury. Ibid, p. 46.
Alured Popple 287 10 0 Salary and incidents, &c. Midsummer quarter, for Board of Trade. Ibid.
251 7 Salary and incidents, &c. Midsummer quarter, for Board of Trade. Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans - 268 14 11¾ Officers of Windsor Forest, for half year. Ibid.
Mr. Paxton 100 0 0 Perusing and observing on pamphlets for six months, to 1731, June 22. Ibid, p. 47.
Charles Duke of St. Albans. 343 2 6 Fees and allowances as Master of the Hawks, 1731, Midsummer quarter. Ibid.
Same 250 0 0 Same quarter's pension Ibid.
June 30 Thos. Lowther - 500 0 0 His Majesty's service Ibid, p. 13.
John Jacob - 800 0 0 Royal bounty Order Book XV. p. 37.
Wm. Townshend, Usher of the Receipt. 1,836 13 4 Necessaries for the Receipt, 1730, Michaelmas and Hilary terms. Ibid, p. 40.
Same - 471 17 6 Same for several new offices, to Lady day, 1731. Ibid.
Clerks of the Council - 100 0 0 Attending Board of Trade, Midsummer quarter. Money Book XXXVI. p. 52.
Robert Smith - - 37 10 0 Same quarter, as master of mechanies. Ibid, p. 53.
Heirs of Nicholar Yates 25 0 0 Same quarter's perpetuity, granted by Charles II. Ibid, p. 54.
Hawkers and Pedlars Office. 432 10 0 Same quarter's salary bill - Ibid, p. 56.
Attorney and Solicitor General. 105 0 0 Attendance on Board of Trade for year ended 1731, June 11. Ibid, pp. 56–7.
each.
Attorney General - 81 6 8 Patent salary for same year - Ibid, p. 57
Solicitor General - 70 0 0 Same - Ibid.
James and Arthur Moore. 1,500 0 0 Gentlemen Pensioners, 1731, Midsummer quarter. Ibid, p. 58.
Goodman Jenkyn, et al. 300 0 0 Reward for arrest of Jeremiah Fitch, an incendiary. Ibid, pp. 58–60.
Wm. Sampson, et al. 300 0 0 For same of Hall Bromhead, same. Ibid, pp. 61–3.
June 30 Duke of Newcastle - 3,000 0 0 Secret service - - King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 259.
Lord Harrington 3,000 0 0 Same - Ibid.
John Hedges 2,000 0 0 Prince of Wales - Order Book XV. p. 12.
Wm. Noake, Sheriff of Berks. 40 0 0 Paid for seizing felons Money Book XXXVI. p. 18.
Thos. Gwynne, same of Carmarthen. 40 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Paymaster of Works - 10,512 8 5 Excess of expenditure in Office of Works for 1727. King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 257–8.
Officers of Customs, Scotland. 6,063 13 Salary bill, 1731, Midsummer quarter. North Britain Book X. pp. 117–30.