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Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1740, January-March

Pages 358-373

Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4, 1739-1741. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1901.

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1740, January–March

1740.
TABLE II.
Warrants, Orders, Privy Seals and Sign Manuals relating to the Payment of Money.
1739–40
Date. Payee. Amount. The Account on which the Order or Warrant is made. Reference.
£ s. d.
Jan. 1 Nicholas Paxton - - 100 0 0 Perusing printed pamphlets and newspapers published within 6 months to 1739, Dec. 22, and observing on them when the government is slandered. Money Book XL. p. 67.
Jan. 2 Taxes Commissioners - 150 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's salaries. Ibid, p. 10.
Same - - 50 0 9 Same quarter's incidents bill for Land Tax, appended in detail. Ibid, p. 11.
Heirs of Anthony Cotton. 6 0 0 1 year due 1739, Midsummer, on a rent resolute or corrody out of St. Stephens, Westminster, granted by Henry VIII. Ibid, p. 95.
Hugh Andrews and John Spencer, Keepers of the Council Chamber. 22 15 0 Same quarter on their fee of 2s. 6d. a day and allowance of 73l. per an. Ibid, pp. 98, 100
18 5 0 Same quarter on their fee of 2s. 6d. a day and allowance of 73l. per an. Ibid, pp. 98, 100
Jane Kien - 75 0 0 Same quarter as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper, Kensington Palace. Ibid, p. 99.
Corporation of Lyme Regis. 25 0 0 Same quarter's annuity towards the repair of Cobb pier. Ibid, p. 100.
Nathaniel Blackerby - 9 2 6 1 year to same date as His Majesty's Housekeeper at Westminster. Ibid.
Treasurer of Christ's Hospital. 185 5 0 Half-year to same date on the annuity for the children of the foundation. Ibid, p. 101.
Samuel Lord Masham - 27 18 8 Same, salary as King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer. Ibid.
William Mellish - 64 2 1 1 year to same date as Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer. Ibid.
Vicars of Lichfield - 15 0 0 Same on their perpetuity - Ibid.
University of Cambridge 10 0 0 Same on same granted by Henry VII. Ibid, p. 102.
Same - - - - 10 0 0 Same on same granted by same for a preacher. Ibid.
University of Oxford - 10 0 0 Same on same granted by same for same. Ibid.
Jan. 2 University of Cambridge. 13 6 8 One year to 1739, June 24, on the perpetuity for a divinity lecture. Money Book XL. p. 102.
University of Oxford - 13 6 8 Same on same for same granted by the Lady Margaret Countess of Richmond and Derby. Ibid.
Emmanuel College, Cambridge. 16 13 4 Same on same to the Master and Fellows. Ibid.
Dr. Henry Brooke - 10 0 0 1739, Midsummer's quarter's salary or fee as Professor and Reader of Laws, Oxford. Ibid, p. 103.
Heirs of Col. Fairfax - 25 0 0 Same quarter's perpetuity granted by Charles II. Ibid.
Nicholas Hardinge - 10 0 0 1 year to same date on his fee as Clerk of the House of Commons. Ibid.
Robert Smith - - 37 10 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's salary as Master of Mechanics to His Majesty. Ibid, p. 106.
John Turner, gent, Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Lodgings and standing Wardrobe at Hampton Court. 9 1 0 Half-year to same date on his fee or salary of 12d. a day. Ibid, p. 107.
Dean and Chapter of Lichfield. 10 0 0 1 year to same date on their perpetuity. Ibid.
Churchwardens of St. John Baptist. 7 13 4 Same on same for the relief of their poor. Ibid, p. 108.
Daniel Graham - - 28 15 0 1739, Midsummer quarter, as Apothecary in Ordinary to His Majesty's person. Ibid.
Henry Bromfield, second Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office. 180 0 0 Fee of 26l. 13s. 4d. per an. from 1732, Michaelmas, date of his admission to said office, to 1739, Midsummer.
Appending:—Two certificates.
Ibid, p. 111.
Heirs of Nicholas Yates 25 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's perpetuity. Ibid, p. 112.
Henry Masterman, King's Clerk in the Crown Office. 25 0 0 Half-year to same date for managing criminal prosecutions. &c. Ibid, p. 114.
Provost and Fellows of Eton College. 10 10 0 1739. Midsummer quarter's perpetuity. Ibid.
Dr. Christopher Green 10 0 0 Same as Professor and Reader of Physic. Cambridge. Ibid, p. 115.
Corporation of Berwick 25 0 0 Same on their allowance towards repairing Tweed Bridge. Ibid.
Dr. William Woodford 10 0 0 Same as Professor and Reader of Physic. Oxford. Ibid.
Dr. Francis Dickens - 10 0 0 Same as same of Laws Cambridge. Ibid, p. 116.
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven. 25 0 0 Same on his fee or salary as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North. Ibid.
Schoolmaster of Southwell. 10 0 0 1 year to same date on his perpetuity. Ibid.
Jan. 2 Charles, Earl of Arran 5 6 8 1 year, to 1739, Midsummer on his fee or salary as Ranger of Bagshot Park. Money Book XL. p. 117.
Churchwardens of St. Botolphs, Aldersgate, London. 7 0 0 Same on the perpetuity for the Minister of said Church. Ibid.
Thomas, Bishop of Sarum. 37 6 8 Same on his fee as Master of the Temple. Ibid.
Churchwardens of St. Michael's, London. 12 4 0 Same on the perpetuity for the relief of the poor of said parish. Ibid, p. 118.
Dean and Chapter of Westminster. 30 0 0 Half-year to same date on the annuity for the French ministers in the Savoy. Ibid.
John Allen and Benjamin Charlewood. 26 13 4 Same on their salary as Apothecaries to His Majesty's Household. Ibid.
Underkeepers of Cranburne Chace. 10 0 0 Same on the allowance for hay for the deer. Ibid, p. 119
Churchwardens of St. Magnus. 21 4 8 1 year to same date on the perpetuity for poor of said parish. Ibid.
David Casley, Deputy Keeper of the Cotton Library. 41 0 0 Half-year to same date on his salary of 40l., and allowance of 42l. for firing, cleaning, &c. Ibid.
Henry Holt Henley, Clerk of the Pipe. 53 12 1 Same on his patent fee of 47l. 4s. 2d., and allowance of 60l. per an. for drawing down and charging Recusants' convictions. Ibid, p. 120.
Corporation of Clifton, Dartmouth, Hardness. 10 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter on their perpetuity. Ibid.
Samuel Gray, Messenger of the Press. 30 0 0 Half-year to same date on his salary of 50l., and allowance of 10l. in lieu of expenses by bills. Ibid.
Jan. 3 George Middleton, of London, goldsmith. 150 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's incidents to the Commissioners of Police [Scotland]. Ibid, p. 105.
Samuel Long - 50 0 0 Same as Housekeeper of His Majesty's Palace at Newmarket. Ibid, p. 104.
Richard Bentley - - 50 0 0 Same as Keeper of His Majesty's Libraries, and half-year to same date on his allowance for house rent. Ibid.
50 0 0 Same as Keeper of His Majesty's Libraries, and half-year to same date on his allowance for house rent. Ibid.
Poor ministers of the Isle of Man. 25 0 0 1739, Xmas quarter's annuity Ibid, p. 109.
Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies. 50 0 0 Same on his salary and annuity in lieu of allowances by bills. Ibid.
25 0 0 Same on his salary and annuity in lieu of allowances by bills. Ibid.
Charles Fitzroy - - 33 0 8 Same as Keeper of His Majesty's Tennis Courts. Ibid, p. 110.
John Inglis, Marshal of the Ceremonies, and Assistant Master of same. 25 0 0 Same on his salary of 100l. per an. and fee of 6s. 8d. a day. Ibid.
30 6 8 Same on his salary of 100l. per an. and fee of 6s. 8d. a day. Ibid.
George Turbill - 50 0 0 Same as Keeper of Records relating to Forfeited Estates, England. Ibid, p. 112.
Jan. 3 Martha Johnston - 12 10 0 1739, Xmas quarter's annuity Money Book XL. p. 112.
Duke of St. Albans 40 0 0 Holding the Swainmote courts for Windsor Forest for 1 year to 1739, June 11. Ibid, p. 113.
8 Commissioners for Trade, detailed. 250 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's salaries. Ibid.
each.
James Earl of Hyndford 200 0 0 Same quarter s allowance - Ibid.
Officers of the Ordnance 213 13 10 Half-year to 1739, Midsummer salary bill, detailed. Ibid, p. 123.
Mungo Haldane - 100 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's allowance. Ibid.
John Lord Hope, Earl of Sutherland and Earl of Lauderdale. 200 0 0 Same respectively - - Ibid, p. 124.
200 0 0 Same respectively - - Ibid, p. 124.
300 0 0 Same respectively - - Ibid, p. 124.
Charles Hope - 100 0 0 Same quarter's annuity - - Ibid.
Charles Lord Elphinstone. 75 0 0 Same on his allowance, said allowance being determined from 1739, June 24, by a sign manual of 1739, Sept. 12. Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans, Constable of Windsor Castle and Warden of the Forest there. 268 14 11¾ Half-year, due 1739. June 24, for officers, detailed, of said forest. Ibid, p. 125.
Captain George Munro 100 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's annuity. Ibid, p. 128.
James Lord Torpichen - 200 0 0 Same on his yearly allowance Ibid.
David Lord Balgony - 100 0 0 Same on same - - Ibid.
Lewis Grant - - 100 0 0 Same on same Ibid, p. 130.
James Earl of Galloway 200 0 0 Same on same - Ibid.
John Earl of Kintore - 50 0 0 Same on his annuity - Ibid.
Archibald Earl of Hay and George Campbell, goldsmith. 50 0 0 Same on same for the support of the children of the late William Lord Forbes. Ibid, p. 131.
Thomas Hill, Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade. 287 10 0 Same quarter's salaries and incidents for Office of the Board of Trade. Ibid.
265 7 Same quarter's salaries and incidents for Office of the Board of Trade. Ibid.
Horatio Walpole Esq., late Ambassador and Plenipotentiary to the States General. 1,428 11 5 Ordinary from 1739, July 5, to Oct. 13, being the day he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 1 bill of extras, detailed. Ibid, pp. 78–9.
704 7 6 Ordinary from 1739, July 5, to Oct. 13, being the day he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 1 bill of extras, detailed. Ibid, pp. 78–9.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment. 280 10 0 1739, Xmas quarter's salary bill. Ibid, p. 13.
Salt Duty Establishment, Scotland. 975 0 0 Same quarter's salary bill - North Britain Book XII. pp. 450–2.
Customs.Establishment ibid. 5,812 2 0 Same, same - Ibid, pp. 453–64.
[?] Civil List, ibid - 9,296 2 10 Same quarter - Ibid, pp. 466–9.
Jan. 3 United East India Co. - 128,000 0 0 1 year's annuity to 1740, Michaelmas. Order Book XVII. p. 54.
Jan. 4 Matthew Woodford - 828 0 0 Victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal for 3 months to 1739, Sept. 30.
Appending:—Report by Viscount Midleton, a Comptroller of Army Accounts,on Woodford's petition.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 424–5.
Jan. 4 Thomas Revel - - 3,938 17 Victualling Gibraltar garrison for 2 months to 1739, Sept. 4.
Appending:—Report by Viscount Midleton and computation of the persons victualled.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 425–7.
Thomas Farrington - 100 0 0 1739, Midsummer quarter's salary as an Auditor of the Exchequer Court. Money Book XL. p. 76.
Charles Shelley - - 75 0 0 Same as same - - Ibid.
John Rollos - 12 10 0 Same quarter as Chief Engraver of Royal Seals. Ibid, p. 84.
John Duke of Montagu, Grand Master of the Bath. 125 0 0 Same for officers of the Bath - Ibid.
William Chetwynd - 100 0 0 Same as Examiner of all Interludes, Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Farces, or other entertainments of the stage. Ibid, p. 85.
Thomas Odell - - 50 0 0 Same as Deputy Examiner of all Interludes, &c. as above. Ibid.
John Couraud - 40 0 0 Same, as Keeper and Register of papers and records concerning matters of State and Council reduced into the form of a library in Whitehall Palace. Ibid, p. 86.
Charles Duke of St. Albans. 45 10 0 Same on his allowance or fee of 10s. a day as Governor and Captain of Windsor Castle. Ibid.
William Earl of Essex 50 0 0 Same quarter's pension for Lady Charlotte Hyde. Ibid.
Sebastian Turst, Thomas Coke, John Andrew Heymans, Thomas Wilkins, Edward Horner, James Hugonin, Henry Adams, William Sherd. 200 4 0 Same quarter on their salary or fee of 3s. a day and allowance of 2s. 6d. a day for board wages as His Majesty's Serjeants at Arms. Ibid, p. 87.
William Cowper - 48 16 8 Same quarter as His Majesty's Knight Harbinger. Ibid.
Augustus Earl of Berkeley, Constable of Dean Forest. 52 10 0 Same for officers, detailed, of said forest. Ibid, p. 88.
Sir Charles Dalton, Gentleman Usher, Black Rod. 50 0 0 Same on the allowance in lieu of certain perquisites and allowances formerly belonging to said office, and now released to the Crown. Ibid.
Richard Earl of Tylney, Warden of Waltham Forest. 67 10 0 Same quarter for officers, detailed, of said forest. ibid, p. 89.
Grey Longueville - 40 0 0 Same as Gloucester King of Arms. Ibid.
Gertrude Countess Dowager of Albemarle. 500 0 0 Half-year's pension to same date. Ibid, p. 90.
Jan. 4 Officers of the Board of Works, detailed. 133 16 2 1739, Midsummer quarter's salaries, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 90.
John Earl of Crawford, Simon Lord Lovat, John Lord Bellenden, George Lord Reay, Dr. Andrew St. Clair, William Maxwell, Lieut.Lawrence Drummond, Janet Smith, widow, William Earl of Home. 125 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
100 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
100 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
50 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
50 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
25 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
25 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
25 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
and Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
50 0 0 Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
respectively. Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances. Ibid, p. 91.
George Lord Mordington. 50 0 0 Same quarter on his yearly allowance of 100l. and his additional allowance of 100l. Ibid.
Dr. William Holmes 200 0 0 Half-year to 1739, June 2. as His Majesty's Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford. Ibid, p. 92.
Shallet Turner, M.A. - 200 0 0 Same to 1739. April 13. as His Majesty's Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge. Ibid, p. 92.
Richard Hammond - 20 0 0 Half-year to 1739, Midsummer, as Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer Court. Ibid.
William Benson and William Aislabie. 33 6 8 Same as Auditors of Imprests and Foreign Accounts. Ibid, p. 93.
each.
Robert Lord Walpole, Ranger and Keeper of His Majesty's Park at Richmond. 43 7 0 1739, Xmas quarter for keepers, &c., detailed, of said park. Ibid, p. 94.
Lieut.-Gen. Robert Dalzell. 2,740 10 0 Levy money for his additional men. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 396.
Customs' officers, outports. 12,362 16 1739, Xmas quarter's salary bill. Customs Book XIV. p. 349.
Jan. 5 Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marines. 118,214 1 0 Imprest for the 6 regiments of marines of 4,890 men and officers, 1739, Oct. 25 to 1750, Dec. 24. Money Book XL. p. 93.
John Shepherd - - 1,321 3 6 To meet bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 423.
James Bryan, Comptroller of the Customs. Cardiff and Swansea. 10 0 0 Dormant warrant for salary as such. Customs Boo XIV. p. 409.
per an.
Jan. 7 John Gracieux, a French Protestant refugee, blind and infirm. 40 0 0 Pension from 1739, Xmas, during pleasure, in like manner as other yearly pensions payable by William Stewart. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 427.
per an.
Customs Establishment, London. 8,105 1 1739, Xmas quarter's salary bill. Customs Book XIV. p. 311.
Thomas Lowther - 2,000 0 0 His Majesty's service - Money Book XL. p. 32.
Jan. 7 William Earl of Essex 578 17 6 Disbursements as Ranger and Keeper of St. James's Park and Hyde Park.
Appending:—Said Earl's two memorials for same.
Money Book XL. pp. 96–8.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment. 108 18 7½0 1739, Xmas quarter's incidents Ibid, p. 95.
Paymasters of Exchequer bills. 500,000 0 0 To discharge the like principal in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1739. Ibid, p. 105.
Same - - 350,000 0 0 To discharge same in same on Malt, 1739. Ibid, p. 106.
Jan. 8 Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington. 100 0 0 Patent fee for the year ended 1739, Xmas, as Principal Secretaries of State. Ibid, p. 99.
each.
Sir Everard Fawkener - 300 0 0 Paid by him at Constantinople to George Earl of Kinnoul, and fees thereon. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 428.
23 8 6 Paid by him at Constantinople to George Earl of Kinnoul, and fees thereon. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 428.
John Scrope 8,700 0 0 Secret service - - Ibid.
William Johnson - 3,800 0 0 Without account, to reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service. Ibid, p. 429.
John Harris, Paymaster of the Works. 40,000 0 0 Imprest for the service of the works. Ibid, pp. 429–483; Money Book XL. p. 129; Order Book XVII. p. 186.
John Burnaby Parker, Consul at Coruña. 434 10 0 Extras as such as by his bill dated at Coruña, 1739, Sept. 3. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 430.
Jan. 11 Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes. 1,455 6 11½ Expense of the Office of Robes, 1739, Michaelmas quarter. Ibid.
Jan. 16 Edward Finch, late Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Sweden. 1,472 0 0 Ordinary as such, 1739, June 24 to Dec. 25, when he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 3 bills of extras, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 124.
530 9 0 Ordinary as such, 1739, June 24 to Dec. 25, when he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 3 bills of extras, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 124.
John Burnaby.Secretary at the Court of Sweden. 265 0 0 Extras, detailed, 1739, July 20 to Oct. 20. Ibid.
Jan. 18 Peter Leheup - 7,000 0 0 For His Majesty's special service without accompt to be paid out of the quit rents of Virginia. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 423.
Edward Finch, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Czarina of Muscovy. 5l. per diem and 500l. Ordinary from 1739, Dec. 25, and equipage as such. Ibid, p. 432.
Jan. 23 Paul Morgan, Sheriff of Monmouth. 40 0 0 Reward paid for arrest of George Cadogan, felon. Money Book XL. p. 34.
George Sawyer - - 806 12 8 Clothing and accoutrements for 4 new Companies of Invalids lately formed and now quartered at Portsmouth.
Appending:—Said Sawyer's memorial and Henry Pelham's certificate.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 434–5.
Jan. 23 Horatio Walpole Esq., Auditor of the Plantations. 150l. per an. and 450l. Dormant warrant for the former allowance of 150l. per an. out of the quit rents of Virginia and for incidents of his office and warrant for arrears on same, from 1736, July 19. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 435–6.
Edward Finch, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Czarina of Muscovy. 500 0 0 Equipage and three months' ordinary in advance from 1739, Dec. 25. Money Book XL. p. 129.
728 0 0 Equipage and three months' ordinary in advance from 1739, Dec. 25. Money Book XL. p. 129.
Jan. 24 George Oswald - 1,050 0 0 Royal charity and benevolence to the poor of Westminster city and liberty. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 436.
John Duke of Montagu. Master of the Great Wardrobe. 20,000 0 0 Imprest for the Office of the Wardrobe. Ibid, p. 437.
Wine Licence Office 577 10 0 Salary and incidents bill, 1739, Xmas quarter. Money Book XL. p. 28.
56 19 Salary and incidents bill, 1739, Xmas quarter. Money Book XL. p. 28.
John Norris, Usher of the Custom House. London port, in succession to William Taylour. 6l. per an. and arrears thereon. Dormant warrant for his patent fee as by the grant thereof to him made by Geo. I. Customs Book XIV. p. 407.
Jan. 25 John Basket 4,157 14 1 Printing acts, proclamations, &c., &c., for 1 year to 1739, June 24. Order Book XVII. p. 191.
Feb. 4 George Lowen, His Majesty's Huntsman. 300 0 0 Charges of taking 17 brace of male and 8 brace of female red deer from Epping Forest to Windsor Forest.
Appending:—Account of same (306l. 11s. 8d.)
Money Book XL. p. 135.
Feb. 5 George Earl of Cholmondeley. 300 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Ibid, p. 136.
Horatio Walpole, Usher of the Receipt. 783 3 10¼ Necessaries delivered for the New Offices of the Receipt, half-year to 1739, Michaelmas Order Book XVII. p. 183.
Same - 1,500 12 Same delivered to the Old Offices of same, 1730. Easter and Trinity terms. Ibid, p. 184.
Thomas Lowther - 1,500 0 0 His Majesty's service - Money Book XL. p. 32.
Charles Lord Cathcart 6,907 7 6 Imprest for clothing 3,000 sentinels, 120 corporals, and 60 drummers, and 120 sergeants.
Appending:—Estimate for said clothing.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 442–3.
John Sandell, Porter of the Mint at the Tower. 20 0 0 Dormant royal warrant for additional salary out of coinage duties. Ibid, p. 445.
per an.
John Plumptre, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance. 150,000 0 0 Imprest for the land and sea services of the Office of Ordnance. Ibid, p. 446.
Arthur Onslow, Treasurer of the Navy. 1,000,000 0 0 Same for the service of the Navy and Victualling. Ibid, pp. 446–7.
Feb. 5 Sir Compton Domville, Bart. 200 0 0 Out of the estates of Henry Barry, late Lord Santry. attainted of treason, to be applied towards discharging the debts of said Barry. Irish Book IX. p. 168.
Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House of Commons. 500 0 0 Salary as such for 100 days, 1739, Sept. 18 to Dec. 27. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 437.
Feb. 6 Abraham Castres - 400 0 0 To meet a bill of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service and fees thereon. Ibid, p. 444.
27 17 0 To meet a bill of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service and fees thereon. Ibid, p. 444.
Lord Masham, King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or Charles Taylor, his Deputy. 45 12 0 Fees due to him or his clerks. formerly paid by the Customers of the ports of England and Wales for passing their accounts for the year ended 1739, Dec. 25. Money Book XL. p. 166.
Feb. 8 Dr. Upton Peacock, Physician General to the Army, Ireland. 0 10 0 Additional pay as such - - Irish Book IX. p. 169.
per diem.
Feb. 11 Henry Pelham. Paymaster General of the Forces. 500,000 0 0 Imprests for the Guards Garrisons and Land Forces, anno 1740. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 443.
Feb. 12 House duties Establishment. 687 10 0 1739, Xmas quarter's salaries, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 136.
John Selwyn senior, Treasurer to the late Queen. 629 12 9 Salaries, allowances, and payments on bills relating to the royal lodge at Richmond.
Appending:— Account of same.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 447–8.
Horace Mann, Chargé d'Affaires at the Court of Florence. 243 0 0 Expended for His Majesty's service. Ibid, p. 451.
Feb. 14 Excise Establishment, Scotland. 1,929 14 11¾ 1739, Xmas quarter's salary bill. North Britain Book XII. pp. 483–4.
Same - - - 655 10 Same quarter's incidents' bill. Ibid, pp. 485–6.
Thomas Viscount Weymouth, Keeper of Hyde Park. 200 0 0 Dormant warrant for salaries to the gatekeeper and underkeeper of said park: and for hay for the deer, to date from 1739. Dec. 4. date of his appointment as such loco the Earl of Essex. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 454–5.
per an.
Same as same - 200 0 0 Allowance for enclosure of ground out of said park, now laid into the Gardens of Kensington Palace. Ibid.
per an.
John Selwyn, Junr. - 4,686 0 Imprest for salaries and pension list of the late Queen for 1739, Michaelmas quarter. Ibid, p. 451.
Major Gen. Philip Anstruther, Lieut. Governor of Minorca. 898 9 10¼ Imprest for service of garrison of said island, to meet a bill drawn by him on Henry Pelham. Ibid, p. 452.
Feb. 14 Dudley Ryder, Attorney General and John Strange, Solicitor General. 105 0 0 1 year to 1739–40, Jan. 28, for attending Trade and Plantation business. Money Book XI. p. 137.
each.
The two clerks to same 10 10 0 Same - - - - Ibid.
each.
Dudley Ryder - 81 6 8 1 year to same date on his salary as Attorney General. Ibid, p. 138.
John Strange - - 70 0 0 Same on same as Solicitor General. Ibid.
Francis Whitworth. Surveyor General of Woods. 1,359 6 Surplusage on his account for works in Richmond New Park, Barnes Common, and at the head of the Canal in Hyde Park.
Prefixing:—Certificate by James Thomas, Deputy Auditor of Imprests.
Ibid, pp. 139–40.
out of land revenues of the Crown.
Feb. 15 Henry Ballowe and Abraham Farley, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer. 40 0 0 Sorting and ordering records, 1739, Michaelmas and Hilary Terms. Order Book XVII. p. 89.
Feb. 16 Dame Susanna Bridgman, wife of Sir Orlando Bridgman, Bart. 200 0 0 Royal Bounty - - King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 444.
Feb. 25 Catherine Antrim and 338 others. 2,199 0 0 Bounties out of the savings on half-pay of reduced Officers of the Land Forces and Marines in Great Britain. Ibid, p. 466.
Feb. 26 Joseph Armitage - 500 0 0 Royal Bounty - - Ibid, p. 452.
William Ellis - - 850 0 0 Same - - - Ibid, p. 458.
Thomas Minors, royal goldsmith. 1,057 15 4 Plate, &c., delivered into the Jewel Office, 1738, Xmas to 1739, Michaelmas.
Appending:—List of said plate.
Ibid, pp. 460–1
March 3 John Scrope - - 6,600 0 0 Secret service - - - Ibid, p. 461.
Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marine Regiments. 33,429 0 0 Imprest for raising 2,040 men and officers to be added to the 6 regiments of Marines, 1740. Ibid, p. 462.
John Burnaby Parker, Resident on His Majesty's service at Oporto. 500 0 0 Ordinary as such to date from 1739–40, Feb. 11. Ibid, p. 462–3.
per an.
March 4 Jacob Pouchoud - - 200 0 0 Pension by the hands of Mr. Stewart from the death of his father, David Pouchoud. Ibid, pp. 463–4.
per an.
March 6 Thomas Lowther - 2 000 0 0 His Majesty's service - - Money Book XL. p. 32.
House duties Establishment. 56 15 Incidents bill, 1739, Xmas quarter. Ibid, p. 17.
March 7 Nicholas Paxton - - 1,500 0 0 Law expenses of the Crown - Ibid, p. 145.
March 10 Onslow Burrish 500 0 0 Preparing papers, &c., under the Commissaries for settling a new tariff for the Austrian Netherlands before a secretary was appointed. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 464.
Richard Hall, agent for the packet boats at Dover. 400 0 0 Extraordinary services, 1733, Lady Day to date hereof. Ibid, pp. 464–5.
Bank of England - 23,711 8 6 Deficiency at 1739, Michaelmas, of the duty on sweets to meet interest on Exchequer bills thereon.
Appending:—Certificate by Robert Lord Walpole. Auditor of the Receipt, of the charge on said Fund, and the income and deficiency thereof.
Money Book XL. pp. 152–3
Out of the Sinking Fund.
March 11 Richard Tucker, Keeper of the piers, cranes, &c., on the Isle of Portland. 700 0 0 On account of repairs at Portland Pier, &c., by reason of the violent storms of December and January last. Ibid. p. 148.
March 12 Robert Byng, Governor in Chief of Barbados. 287 7 Moiety salary as such, 1739, Sept. 29 to Dec. 13 (the day he landed there), and full salary, Dec. 13 to 25. Order Book XVII. p. 190.
Bank of England - 16,782 15 11 Premios on circulating Exchequer bills. 1739, Oct. 24 to 1739–40, Jan. 24.
Appending:—Statement of said bills outstanding at latter date (total 2,186,200l.).
Money Book XL. pp. 140–1.
Earl of Essex, Ranger of St. James's Park. 226 16 3 1739, Michaelmas quarter for said office. Ibid, p. 55.
Earl of Wilmington, President of the Privy Council. 1,000 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity as such. Ibid, p. 49.
Earl of Essex. Keeper of Hyde Park. 100 0 0 Same quarter's allowance for wages and loss of herbage. Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans, Master of the Hawks. 343 2 6 Same quarter's fees and allowances as such. Ibid, p. 50.
Same - - 250 0 0 Same quarter's pension, payable out of the duties on logwood. Ibid.
Duke of Kent - 500 0 0 Same quarter's pension - - Ibid.
John Shepherd - 3,600 0 0 Without account to re-imburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 468.
March 13 Lieut. Gen. Robert Dalzell. 189 0 0 Accoutrements for 420 men to be added to the regiment of foot under his command in the Leeward Islands. Ibid, p. 467.
Cols. Edward Wolfe, William Robinson, Anthony Lowther, John Wynyard, Charles Douglass, and Lewis Ducie Moreton. 144 6 To them as Colonels of the regiments of marines in lieu of 2 months' off-reckonings for their additional men; in regard they had made assignments of their former numbers to 1741, June 24. Ibid, pp. 467–8.
each.
March 13 Duke of Dorset - - 275 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter as Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports. Money Book XL. p. 51.
Same - - - 385 0 0 Same quarter's annuity - - Ibid.
James Vernon, Temple Stanyan, Walter Cary, William Sharpe, clerks of the Privy Council. 250 0 0 Same quarter's salaries - Ibid, p. 52.
Same - - 100 0 0 Same quarter, attending the dispatch of Trade and Plantation business. Ibid.
Francis Earl of Godolphin. 778 15 0 Same quarter as keeper of the Privy Seal. Ibid, p. 53; Order Book XVII. p. 28.
(? 681 15 0)
Charles Lord Cornwallis 416 13 4 Same quarter as Warden Chief Justice, and Justice in Eyre, Trent South. Money Book XL. p. 54; Order Book XVII. p. 29.
(? 375 0 0)
Duke of Grafton - 750 0 0 Same quarter's pension - - Money Book XL. p. 54.
Lord Abergavenny - 175 0 0 Same quarter as Master of His Majesty's jewels. Ibid, p. 55.
March 15 John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court. 229 6 8 Necessaries delivered for said Court, 1739, Hilary term. Order Book XVII. p. 211.
March 18 Henry Pelham, Paymaster of the Forces. 50,000 0 0 Imprest to answer measures in prosecution of the war. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 474–5.
Col. William Blakeney 500 0 0 Equipage and other extraordinary expenses as Adjutant General to an intended expedition. Ibid, p. 475.
March 20 George Walker, et al. - 50 0 0 Reward for apprehending Thomas Fisher, alias Galloway Tom, a smuggler.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners thereupon.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 435–6.
Executors of William Taylor, late Comptroller of Plymouth port. Arrears of his salary of 10l. 6s. 8d. per an. Ibid, p. 436.
Post Office Establishment. 1,385 6 8 1739, Midsummer and Michaelmas quarter's incidents. Money Book XL. pp. 154–5.
1,599 16 14 1739, Midsummer and Michaelmas quarter's incidents. Money Book XL. pp. 154–5.
Sir John Hynde Cotton 21 6 8 1735, Xmas to 1739, Xmas, on a perpetuity of 5l. 6s. 8d. Ibid, p. 160.
Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Anguish, Edmund Ball, Paymasters of Exchequer Bills. 1,350 0 0 To meet Exchequer bills on malt, 1738, for salaries, &c., in their office.
Appending:—Said Paymasters' certificate of said salaries. &c.
Ibid.
March 21 Hawkers' and Pedlars' Office. 470 0 0 Salary bill, detailed, for 1739, Xmas quarter. Ibid, p. 43.
Same - - - - 262 5 1 Incidents bill, detailed, for 6 months to same date. Ibid, p. 44.
March 24 Philip Sharpe - - 200 0 0 1739, Xmas quarter for salaries to the under clerks of the Council, and for extraordinary services of same in writing letters and orders relating to impressing seamen to the Lords Lieutenants and Custodes Rotulorum of the Counties, and for 1 year's letters, &c., to the various public offices. Money Book XL. p. 161.
100 0 0 1739, Xmas quarter for salaries to the under clerks of the Council, and for extraordinary services of same in writing letters and orders relating to impressing seamen to the Lords Lieutenants and Custodes Rotulorum of the Counties, and for 1 year's letters, &c., to the various public offices. Money Book XL. p. 161.
John Basket, King's printer. 4,157 14 1 Printing Acts of Parliament, proclamations, &c., &c., detailed, 1738, Midsummer, to 1739, Midsummer. Ibid, p. 162; Order Book XVII. p. 191.
David Chaigneau 300 0 0 Dormant warrant for a pension on the Irish Establishment for exemplary services performed by his family at the Revolution. Irish Book IX. p. 175.
per an.
Mary, Eleanor and Frances, sisters to Sir George Barnwall, deceased. 100 0 0 Their brother's pension to be payable to them during pleasure. Ibid, pp. 176–7.
per an.
Viscount Mayo - 200 0 0 Pension from 1739, Lady Day. Ibid, pp. 178–9.
per an.
1740.
March 25
Michael Mitchell - - 100 0 0 Pension from 1739, Lady Day for his father's services to the Protestant interest in Ireland. Ibid, p. 177.
per an.
Sarah Hansard 100 0 0 Same in lieu of a like pension hitherto paid to her husband and hereby determined. Ibid, p. 178.
per an.
John Spencer and Hugh Andrews, Keepers of the Council Chamber. 18 5 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter, for attendance on business relating to Trade and Plantations. Money Book XL. p. 100.
Same - - 24 5 0 Same as Keepers of said Council Chamber. Ibid, p. 98.
March 26 Christopher Loft, Deputy Ranger of the House Park at Windsor. 50 0 0 Half-year due 1740, Lady Day. Order Book XVII. p. 125.
Robert Lord Walpole, Ranger and Keeper of Richmond Park. 44 5 0 1740, Lady Day quarter for himself and underkeepers of said park. Money Book XL. p. 94.
Sir Robert Walpole - 400 0 0 Same as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 68.
Sir Robert Walpole, George Dodington, Lord Sundon, Thomas Winnington, and Giles Earle. 2,000 0 0 Same as Lords of the Treasury Ibid.
John Jones, Messenger of the Treasury to attend the Customs. 15 3 4 Same quarter on his allowance of 3s. 4d. a day. Ibid, p. 69.
Same,as Messenger of the Chamber to attend the Treasury. 15 3 4 Same - - - - - Ibid.
March 26 Nathaniel Cowdery - 25 0 0 1740, Lady Day quarter on his allowance for extraordinary service performed in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt. Money Book XL. p. 69.
Edward Webster and 11 others, detailed. 300 0 0 Same quarter as clerks of the Treasury. Ibid, p. 70.
Carleton Hayward - 50 0 0 Same as one of the Solicitors for negotiating and looking after the affairs of the Treasury. Ibid.
Sir Thomas Allin, Bart., and Wentworth Odiarne, two of His Majesty's Sergeants at Arms. 50 1 0 Same on their respective salaries of 3s. a day each, and allowances of 2s. 6d. a day each. Ibid, p. 71.
Henry Fane - 50 0 0 Same quarter as the person appointed to sort, digest, and put into order the books, memorials, and papers in the Treasury Office. Ibid.
Thomas Mann, et al. 165 0 0 Same quarter for servants and incidents of the Treasury Office. Ibid, p. 72.
Richard Andrews - 37 10 0 Same quarter as Solicitor for His Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court. Ibid, p. 73.
David Polhill, supervisor of the work of digesting and putting into order the Records in Cæsar's Chapel, &c., in the Tower. 37 10 0 Same quarter for himself and 3 clerks employed in that business. Ibid, pp. 73–4.
George Holmes - - 25 0 0 Same quarter as Chief Clerk in the above. Ibid, p. 74.
John Lawton - - 120 0 0 Same quarter's extra allowance for keeping the records in the Chapter House. Ibid, p. 75.
John Selwyn, junior - 3,000 0 0 1740, Lady Day quarter for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amalie and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Lovisa. Ibid, p. 66.
3,654 6 1740, Lady Day quarter for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amalie and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Lovisa. Ibid, p. 66.
1,163 6 0 1740, Lady Day quarter for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amalie and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Lovisa. Ibid, p. 66.
John Beresford - - 77 10 0 For himself and other clerks for making up the books containing the accounts of the income and issues of the customs, with other the public revenues and taxes 1740, Lady Day quarter. Ibid, p. 64.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington. 462 0 0 1740, Lady Day quarter's allowance as principal Secretaries of State. Ibid, p. 58.
each.
Horatio Walpole 125 0 0 Half-year to 1740, Lady Day as Auditor of the Plantations. Order Book XVII. p. 193.
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John Couraud - 50 0 0 1740, Lady Day quarter as Latin Secretary. Money Book XL. p. 67; Order Book XVII. p. 45.
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Clerks and ministers of the Receipt. 44 18 4 1 year to 1740, Lady Day, counting tallies, &c., in time of vacation, &c. Order Book XVII. p. 195.
March 27 David Polhill - - 125 0 0 1740, Lady Day quarter as Keeper of the Records in the Tower. Ibid, p. 52.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment. 96 9 6 Same quarter's incidents bill - Money Book XL. p. 161.
Earl of Pembroke - 500 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter as Groom of the Stole and First Gentleman of the Bedchamber. Ibid, pp. 162–3.
Earl Waldegrave and 10 others, detailed. 250 0 0 Same quarter as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber. Ibid, p. 163.
each.
John Clavering and 6 others, detailed. 125 0 0 Same as Grooms of same - Ibid, p. 164.
each.
Lord Hervey - 150 0 0 Same as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household. Ibid.
John Dawson - 12 10 0 1740, Lady Day quarter, keeping the Register of public loans in the office of Auditor of the Receipt. Order Book XVII. p. 48.
Charles Bettridge, porter attending the Exchequer Gate. 5 0 0 Same, securing His Majesty's Treasure. Ibid, p. 49.
Henry Ballow, Senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer. 10 0 0 Same, locking up His Majesty's Treasure. Ibid.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment 280 10 0 Same quarter's salary bill - Money Book XL. p. 13.
Customs Establishment, London Port. 8,116 4 Same - - - - Customs Book XIV. p 311.
Matthew Woodford 828 0 0 Victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal for 3 months to 1739, Dec. 31.
Appending:—Report from the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Woodford's memorial.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 1–2.
Thomas Revell - - 4,050 19 7 Victualling Gibraltar garrison for two months to 1739, Nov. 4.
Appending:—Report as above and computation of the men victualled.
Ibid, pp. 3–4.
Customs officers, outports. 12,608 15 6 1740, Lady Day quarter's salaries. Customs Book XIV. p. 441.
Magdalen, daughter of Capt. Lieut. Peter Vignau. 0 2 3 Allowance to be inserted among the pensions called French pensions on the Civil Establishment, Ireland, in case she shall survive her father. Irish Book IX. pp. 175–6.
per diem.
March 27 David Bindon - - 200 0 0 Pension from 1739, Lady Day for services to the revenue, Ireland. Irish Book IX. p. 179.
per an.
March 28 John Shepherd - 1,250 0 0 Without account, to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad, and fees thereon. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 487.
72 3 6 Without account, to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad, and fees thereon. King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 487.
Arthur Vansittart - 450 0 0 1½ years' rent of Mote Park to 1739, Michaelmas, and fees thereon. Ibid. p. 488.
31 3 0 1½ years' rent of Mote Park to 1739, Michaelmas, and fees thereon. Ibid. p. 488.
March 31 Thomas Lowther - 1,000 0 0 His Majesty's service - - Money Book XL. p. 32.