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Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1740, April-June

Pages 373-390

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, April–June

April 1 Salt Establishment, Scotland. 975 0 0 1740. Lady Day quarter's salary bill. North Britain Book XII. pp. 489–91.
Customs Establishment, ibid. 5,822 6 0 Same, same - Ibid, pp. 492–505.
Thomas Missing, sheriff of Southampton. 160 0 0 Rewards paid for arrests of George Marsh, Caleb Woods, John Brown alias George Whitehead, John Brooks, felons. Money Book XL. p. 34.
William Wyndham, same of Wilts. 80 0 0 Same for same of William Brown, junior, and William Swaine, felons. Ibid.
Corporation of Lyme Regis. 5 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity for repair of Cobb Pier. Ibid, p. 100.
Lord Masham, King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer. 437 8 10 Parchment and books for the outports for 1 year to 1739, December 25. Ibid, p. 166.
Same - 54 2 4 Same for same for London port. Ibid, p. 167.
Captain George Munro 200 0 0 Half-year, due 1739, Xmas, on his annuity. Ibid, p. 128.
William Mathew, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Leeward Isles. 300 0 0 1739, Xmas quarter's allowance. Order Book XVII. p. 156.
April 2 William Hanmer, Governor of Nevis. 150 0 0 Half-year to 1740, Lady Day - Ibid, p. 100.
Lieut.-Col. Robert Carpenter, Lieut. Gov. of Montserrat. 100 0 0 Same - Ibid, p. 159.
James Earl of Galloway 200 0 0 1740, Lady Day [incorrectly called Midsummer] quarter's allowance. Ibid, p. 69.
April 2
and 7.
John Talbot, Second Justice of Chester, Flint, Denbigh, and Montgomery. 200 0 0 Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
200 0 0 Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
100 0 0 Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
per an. Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
April 2 Officers, detailed, of the House of Peers, Ireland. 3,375 19 4 Service and attendance in the last session of Parliament there. Irish Book IX. pp. 180–1.
Speakers of the two Houses of Parliament, ibid, and others, detailed. 2,241 0 0 Same on same - Ibid. pp. 183–4.
Col. William Blakeney 8,000 0 0 Imprest for pay and subsistence of the companies of foot to be raised in the Colonies in America. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 5.
Henry Pelham, Paymaster of the Forces. 768,428 10 11¾ Imprest to complete the services of the forces, 1740. Ibid, pp. 5–6.
April 3 Mrs. Catherine Lloyd, housekeeper to the Salt Commissioners. 60 0 0 Dormant warrant for salary as such.
Prefixing:— Said Commissioner's report on Mrs. Lloyd's petition for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXXI. p. 93.
per an.
Civil List, Scotland - 9,362 2 1740, Lady Day quarter - North Britain Book XII. pp. 505–8.
Galfridus Mann - 430 7 0 Clothing and accoutrements for additional new raised Invalids, now quartered at Portsmouth.
Appending:—Henry Pelham to the Treasury concerning same, and account of said clothing, &c.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 11–12.
Arthur Collins - 100 0 0 Royal bounty - Ibid, p. 13.
James Dottin - 463 0 3 Executing the Government of the Island of Barbados, 1739, June 26 to Dec. 13, day of arrival there of Robert Byng, Captain General and Governor in Chief of said island. Ibid, p. 14.
Rev. Alexander Malcolm 20 0 0 Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to Massachusetts Bay. Money Book XL. p. 20.
Owen Brereton, Paymaster of the Lottery, 1,500,000l., 1710. 8,000 0 0 To satisfy annuities on tickets of said lottery unsubscribed into South Sea Stock. Ibid, pp. 167–8.
April 5 Thomas Clarke - 40 0 0 Dormant warrant for his wages or fee as a King's Counsel. Ibid, p. 168.
per an.
April 10 Wine Licence Office - 577 10 0 Salary and incidents bill 1740, Lady Day quarter. Ibid, pp. 28,169.
131 15 Salary and incidents bill 1740, Lady Day quarter. Ibid, pp. 28,169.
April 11 Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House of Commons. 500 0 0 100 days as such to 1740, April 5. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 14.
April 15 Earl Waldegrave, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France. 1,300 0 0 Ordinary to 1739, Sept. 11 as such, and one bill of extras, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 171.
810 0 0 Ordinary to 1739, Sept. 11 as such, and one bill of extras, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 171.
April 15 Thomas Villiers, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Poland. 100 0 0 One bill of extras, detailed, as such. Money Book XL. p. 171.
April 16 Heneage Legge - 40 0 0 Dormant warrant for wages or fee as a King's Counsel. Ibid, p. 168.
per an.
April 17 Officers and Clerks of the Tally Court. 99 8 0 Levying 994 tallies of loan on several aids, 1739, Easter, to 1740, Easter, for which they took no fees.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt.
Ibid, p. 178.
Thomas Lowther - 1,500 0 0 His Majesty's service - Ibid, p. 32.
April 21 Thomas Hill, Secretary of the Board of Trade. 287 10 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's salaries and incidents of the office of the Board of Trade. Ibid, p. 131.
283 7 1739, Michaelmas quarter's salaries and incidents of the office of the Board of Trade. Ibid, p. 131.
April 22 Anne,Countess Dowager of Strafford, Administratrix of Thomas, late Earl of Strafford, Farmer of Post Fines. 1,195 3 11¾ Overpayment of Post Fines, answered direct to the Crown by the Sheriffs for the year ended 1738, Michaelmas.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Robert Gardner, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe of said excess of fines so answered to the King.
Ibid, p. 126.
William Caulfield, Inspector of the Roads and Bridges in North Britain. 500 0 0 Eighth year's allowance for repairing said roads and bridges.
Appending:—General George Wade's memorial for same.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 18–19.
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. 2,544 13 4 To make up the deficiency of the wool licences for the year ended 1740, April 8, to meet the 4,000l. settled thereon for his office. Irish Book IX., p. 191.
Excise Establishment, Scotland. 1,905 8 1740, Lady Day quarter's salary bill. North Britain Book XIII. pp. 1–2.
Same - - - - 294 7 Same quarter's incidents bill. Ibid, pp. 3–4.
Chief Warden of the Jury of Goldsmiths, summoned for the Trial of the Pix. 50 0 0 Charges of entertainment on the Trial of the Pix at the Mint, 1740, May 1: same to be paid by Alexander Chalmers, executor of Cath. Conduitt, executrix of John Conduitt, late Master and Worker of the Mint. Money Book XL. p. 179.
Thomas Day, surviving patentee, by the death of George, late Earl of Halifax, in the office of Collector outwards, London port 276 13 4 Dormant warrant for salary of said office from the death of said Earl. Customs Book XIV. p. 459.
per an.
Christopher Tilson, for the secretaries and chief clerks of the Treasury. 31 0 0 Trouble and attendance in the embargo affair, the customary fees of the office in regard to same having been forborne. Ibid, p. 461.
April 22 Thomas Pitchers, clerk to the Accomptant General of the Post Office. 50 0 0 Dormant warrant for additional salary to be inserted on the Post Office Establishment. Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 296.
per an.
April 24 John Scrope - 7,850 0 0 Secret service - King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 20.
Horatio Mann, Resident with the Grand Duke of Tuscany. 3l. per diem Privy Seal for his ordinary from Michaelmas last and allowance for equipage. Ibid, p. 21.
and
300 0 0
Ambrose Stanyford, Agent and Consul General at Algiers. 600 0 0 Ordinary as such from 1739, Dec. 12. Ibid, p. 75.
per an.
Post Office Establishment. 2,924 19 1 1739, Xmas quarter's incidents bill. Money Book XL. p. 181.
John North - 100 0 0 Reward for apprehending Phœbe Carter for filing guineas.
Prefixing:—Report by the officers of the Mint on said North's petition.
Ibid, p. 182.
John Saint John,Comptroller of Customs, London port. 200 0 0 Dormant warrant for his allowance for the labour of approving the securities given by merchants for the duties of goods imported. Customs Book XIV. p. 462.
April 25 Corporation of Lyme Regis. 100 0 0 Royal bounty towards repairing the Cobb pier (over and above the 100l. per an. granted for same). King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 19.
April 30 John Shepherd - - 1,250 0 0 Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service; and fees thereon. Ibid, p. 20.
72 3 6 Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service; and fees thereon. Ibid, p. 20.
May 1 Alexander Sharpe, Treasurer of Edinburgh. 100 guineas. For a plate to be run for on the sands of Leith. North Britain Book XII. p. 511.
James Earl of Hyndford. 1,000 0 0 As Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church in Scotland, anno 1740. Ibid XIII. p. 4.
The nominees of the General Assembly, Scotland. 1,000 0 0 Royal bounty for the 15th year for the itinerant preachers and catechists in the Highlands. Ibid. p. 5.
May 2 Charles Fitzroy - 99 3 4 Three quarters to 1740, Lady Day as Keeper of His Majesty's Tennis Courts. Money Book XL. p. 110.
James Lord Tyrawley, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Portugal. 485 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 172.
75 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 172.
75 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 172.
75 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 172.
Sir Cyril Wich, Envoy Extraordinary to the Hanse Towns. 291 0 0 Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed. Ibid.
75 0 0 Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed. Ibid.
May Benjamin Keene, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Spain. 776 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed (including loss by selling his goods and equipages at short warning and leaving some behind him unsold, and for house rent at Madrid to Midsummer next, the expiration of the contract). Money Book XL. pp. 173–4.
1,055 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed (including loss by selling his goods and equipages at short warning and leaving some behind him unsold, and for house rent at Madrid to Midsummer next, the expiration of the contract). Money Book XL. pp. 173–4.
Thomas Robinson, Minister Plenipotentiary at Vienna. 485 0 0 Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 173.
426 0 0 Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 173.
Thomas Villiers - 485 0 0 Same ordinary as Envoy, &c., to Poland. Ibid.
Arthur Stert, one of the Commissaries to treat with those of Spain. 485 0 0 Same ordinary - - Ibid, p. 174.
Walter Titley, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Denmark. 485 0 0 Same and one bill of extras, detailed. Ibid.
100 0 0 Same and one bill of extras, detailed. Ibid.
Charles Fane, Resident at the Court of Florence. 291 0 0 Same ordinary - Ibid.
Melchior Guy Dickens, Secretary at Berlin. 194 0 0 Same and two bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 175.
120 3 0 Same and two bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 175.
100 0 0 Same and two bills of extras, detailed. Ibid, p. 175.
Thomas Pelham, Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to France. 194 0 0 Same and same, detailed - Ibid, pp. 175, 176.
100 0 0 Same and same, detailed - Ibid, pp. 175, 176.
Arthur Villettes, Secretary at Turin. 194 0 0 Same ordinary - Ibid p. 175.
Executors of Edward Holden, Consul General at Algiers. 150 0 0 Same - Ibid, p. 176.
William Reade - - 95 0 0 Same as same at Tripoli - Ibid.
Abraham Castres - 125 0 0 Same as Consul at Madrid - Ibid.
William Cayley - 50 0 0 Same as same at Cadiz - Ibid.
John Dean - - 50 0 0 Same as same in Flanders Ibid.
William Latton - - 62 10 0 Same as same in Tetuan - Ibid.
Executors of Joseph Day. 97 0 0 Same for residing at Dunkirk - Ibid.
Martin Bladen, Samuel Tuffnell, and John Drummond. 388 0 0 Same as Commissaries to treat with those of the Emperor and the States General. Ibid, p. 177.
each.
James Cope - 194 0 0 Same as Secretary to said Commissaries. Ibid.
Brinley Skinner - 145 10 0 Same until he shall be provided for in His Majesty's service. Ibid.
Charles Holzendorff 100 0 0 Same ordinary for services abroad performed and to be performed. Ibid.
House Duties Establishment. 682 10 0 1740, Lady Day quarter's salary and incidents bill. Ibid, 186, 187.
98 13 1740, Lady Day quarter's salary and incidents bill. Ibid, 186, 187.
May 2 Officers, detailed, of the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office. 40 10 0 2 years to 1739 Lady Day on their respective fees, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 187.
John Smith and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains in the Exchequer for joining tallies. 142 19 9 Joining and entering tallies on 1,429,879l. 6s. 10½d., paid into the Exchequer for one year to 1738 Xmas, by John Eckersall, Receiver General of Customs.
Appending:—Certificate by Edward Bangham, Deputy Auditor of Imprests, of said payment.
Ibid, p. 188.
May 3 James Bogle, Solicitor to the Exchequer Court, Scotland. 500 0 0 To defray the charge of criminal prosecutions, ibid. North Britain Book XIII. p. 6.
May 6 Gilbert Fleming. Lieut.-Gov. of St. Christopher. 200 0 0 Half-year, due 1740, April 26 Order Book XVII. p. 102.
John Lord Hervey, Lord Privy Seal. 4l. per diem and 1,175l. per an. Allowance in lieu of the ancient diet of 16 dishes of meat, and allowance for the better support of the dignity of said office. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 50.
May 8 Charles Duke of Richmond, Master of the Horse. 10,000 0 0 Imprest for the extraordinaries of the Stables. Ibid, p. 21.
William Jefferson - 4,000 0 0 Without account to reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's service. Ibid, p. 22.
Lord Harrington in his capacity as one of the Principal Secretaries of State. 3,000 0 0 Service and expenses in attending the King on his intended progress to his dominions in Germany. Ibid.
Edward Weston - - 1,000 0 0 Incidents attending the office of the abovesaid Principal Secretary of State whilst at Hanover. Ibid. p. 23.
Same and others, detailed, of the said Secretary's office. 1,140 0 0 Extraordinary expenses of their journey on said attendance. Ibid, p. 24.
John Scrope - 8,000 0 0 Secret service - - Ibid, p. 23.
Officers of the General and Penny Post respectively. 2,151 15 8 1739, Midsummer quarter's salaries, detailed, respectively Money Book XL. pp. 189–91.
529 14 1739, Midsummer quarter's salaries, detailed, respectively Money Book XL. pp. 189–91.
May 12 William Herbert, a Groom of the Royal Bedchamber. 500 0 0 Royal warrant for Privy Seal for pension as such. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 28.
per an.
Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marine Regiments. 2,428 2 9 Salary for himself, deputy, clerks, office, rent and incidents, &c., of said office. Ibid, pp. 28–9.
per an.
Commissary General of Marines. 1,086 10 0 For same for his office - Ibid, pp. 29–30.
per an.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington. 3,000 0 0 Secret service - - - Ibid, p. 34.
each.
May 12 Robert Duke of Manchester. 1,000 0 0 Annuity or pension as a Gentleman of the Royal Bedchamber to date from 1739, Dec. 7. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 35.
per an.
Lord Sidney Beauclerk 600 0 0 Same as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household to date from 1740, April 23. Ibid, p. 37.
per an.
Charles Duke of Bolton 1,200 0 0 Pension, to date from date hereof. Ibid, pp. 38–9.
per an.
Augustus Schutz - 36,000 0 0 For the use of the Privy Purse without account, imprest, or other charge. Ibid, p. 40.
King of Denmark - 14,583 6 8 To answer the value of 62,500 crowns, Hamburg banco, for one quarter's subsidy to said King, due 1739, Dec. 3, o. s. as by the Treaty in that behalf, dated Copenhagen, 1739, March 14th n.s. Ibid.
May 20 Lieut. Col. Charles Armand Pawlet, Lieut.-Gov. of the Isle of Wight. 800 0 0 Straw, wood, and other necessaries for 8 of the regiments under orders of encampment in said island. Ibid, p. 27.
Charles Lord Cathcart, Commander in Chief of the land forces going upon a foreign expedition. 1,000 0 0 Allowance towards providing himself an equipage. Ibid.
Thomas Lowther - 1,200 0 0 His Majesty's service - Money Book XL. p. 32.
Charles Lord Cathcart 2,000 0 0 For Brig.-Gen. Thos. Wentworth and Cols. W. Blakeney, Edwd. Wolfe, Wm. Robinson, Anthony Lowther, John Wynyard, Charles Douglass, Lewis Ducie Moreton, the 8 colonels under his command, for camp necessaries provided for their regiments.
Appending:—List of said necessaries and colonels.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 44.
Commissioners for Trade and Plantations. 250 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's salaries. Money Book XL. p. 113.
each.
Horatio Mann, Resident with the Grand Duke of Tuscany. 300 0 0 Equipage and one quarter's ordinary as such to 1739, Xmas. Ibid, p. 187.
261 0 0 Equipage and one quarter's ordinary as such to 1739, Xmas. Ibid, p. 187.
Nicholas Paxton - 1,500 0 0 Crown law expenses - - Ibid, p. 145.
Executors of Charles Bridgeman, late His Majesty's Chief Gardener. 1,038 12 10 In full of all claims for works at Hampstead, Kensington, Richmond, Hyde Park, Bayswater, &c.
Prefixing:—Report by the Board of Works on the demands for said works, detailed.
Ibid, pp. 195–6.
May 21 Officers of the General and Penny Post, respectively. 2,151 15 8 1739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed. Ibid, pp 192–4.
529 14 1739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed. Ibid, pp 192–4.
2,151 15 8 1739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed. Ibid, pp 192–4.
529 14 1739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed. Ibid, pp 192–4.
May 21 Earl of Warwick - 200 0 0 1739, Xmas quarter's pension Money Book XL. p. 56.
May 21
dated on
board the
“Caroline”
yacht off
Sheerness.
The King of Denmark - 14,583 6 8 One quarter's subsidy due 1739–40, March 3 to the King of Denmark as by the Treaty dated Copenhagen, 1739, March 14, n.s. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 40.
May 21 John Shepherd - 695 12 6 Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service. Ibid, p. 33.
43 14 0 Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service. Ibid, p. 33.
Tradesmen employed in re-building the warehouses purchased from Sir Jonathan Cope, and adjoining the North side of the Custom House. 3,449 19 For said building work - Prefixing:—Memorial to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners concerning same. Customs Book XIV. pp. 467–9.
May 22 John Ellys, Keeper of the lions, lionesses, and leopards in the Tower. 57 0 0 1739, Oct. 25 to 1740, March 25 on his patent fee of 7s. 6d. a day. Money Book XL. p. 197.
Clerks and under clerks of the House of Commons, Sergeants at Arms, messengers, et al., detailed. 770 0 0 Services during the last sessions of Parliament, 1739, Nov. 15 to 1740, April 29. Ibid.
Same, detailed, of the House of Peers. 400 0 0 Same in same - - Ibid, p. 198.
June 2 Baron de Donop, Envoy Extraordinary from the King of Sweden as Landgrave of Hesse, Monsr. Alt, chargé d'affaires from same, and Monsr. Schmeerfeld, secretary from Prince Frederick of Hesse. 600 0 0 His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
300 0 0 His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
300 0 0 His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
respectively. His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
Edward Byam, Lieut. Gov. of Antigua. 100 0 0 Half-year due 1739–40, Jan. 28 Order Book XVII. p. 85.
June 3
and 19
John Tinker, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Bahamas. 400 0 0 Salary or allowance as such out of the 4½% duty there, to date from 1740, May 5. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 46–7, 84.
per an.
June 3 John Scrope - - 5,666 13 0 Secret service - Ibid, p. 47.
Richard Fitzwilliam, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Bahamas. 244 18 1739, Sept. 29 to 1740, May 5, the day on which his employment terminated. Order Book XVII. p. 211.
Hawkers and Pedlars' Establishment. 449 2 1740, Lady Day quarter's salary bill, detailed. Money Book XL. p. 202.
June 4 Charles Fane - 133 0 0 2 bills of extras, detailed, as Resident at Florence. Ibid, p. 200.
100 0 0 2 bills of extras, detailed, as Resident at Florence. Ibid, p. 200.
June 4 Wentworth Odiarne, Sergeant at Arms attending the House of Commons. 397 11 0 Coals, candles, and other disbursements, detailed, for said House during last sessions 1739, Nov. 15, to 1740, April 29. Money Book XL. p. 201.
Francis Jephson… same attending the House of Peers. 84 10 0 Services in attending the Speaker of said House, 1739, August 9 and Oct. 18 the days of prorogation and in above session.
Appending:—Certificate by Ashley Cooper, Clerk of Parliaments, of said attendance.
Ibid, pp. 202–3.
Reverend Theophilus Morris. 20 0 0 Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to Connecticut. Ibid, p. 20.
Joseph, Bishop of Rochester, Dean of the Collegiate Church of Westminster. 4,000 0 0 Towards repair of Westminster Abbey. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 45.
Edward Rogers, sheriff of Gloucester. 120 0 0 Rewards paid for arrests of Benjamin Fletcher, William Lewis, and Edward Cue, felons. Money Book XL. p. 34.
William Dilk, same of Warwick. 40 0 0 Same for same of James Harvey, felon. Ibid.
Erasmus Owen - - 10 0 0 Dormant warrant for his salary as Comptroller of Customs, Milford port. Customs Book XIV. p. 470.
per an.
June 6 Richard Davenport, sheriff of Stafford. 40 0 0 Reward paid for arrest of John Bagley, felon. Money Book XL. p. 34.
Roger Hesketh, same of Lancaster. 40 0 0 Same for same of John Wilson, alias John Thompson, alias Thomas Thompson, same. Ibid.
Robert Baskervill, under sheriff of Salop. 40 0 0 Same for same of Thomas Richards, same. Ibid, p. 35.
John Smith, sheriff of Kent. 80 0 0 Same for same of William Hills and Gilbert Langley, same. Ibid.
Timothy Waldo, under sheriff of Middlesex. 400 0 0 Same for same of James Lawler, alias Lawley, James Leonard, Richard Tobin, George Broadrick, Francis Trumball, John Albin, William Cardell, James Shields, Charles Spinnell, Thomas Dent, same. Ibid.
Robert Colvile, sheriff of Huntingdon. 40 0 0 Same for same of Thomas Glover, same. Ibid.
Robert Hyde, same of Chester. 40 0 0 Same for same of James Moss, same. Ibid.
William Shaw, same of Herts. 40 0 0 Same for same of William Whepson, same. Ibid.
William Benn, same of Herts. 40 0 0 Same for same of John Prestidge, same. Ibid.
William Acton, same of Suffolk. 40 0 0 Same for same of Richard Gathercolie, same. Ibid.
June 6 Arthur Tremayne. sheriff of Devon. 280 0 0 Rewards paid for arrests of Joseph Barrow, alias Bennet, Henry Bunker, Philip Davey, John Williams, William Venton alias Henton, Simon Needs, James Tickner, same. Money Book XL. p. 36.
Sir Thomas Drury, same of Essex. 160 0 0 Same for same of James (? Samuel) Harvey, Thomas Neal, John Rudd, William Child. Ibid; Order Book XVII. p. 216.
William Smith, same of Dorset. 40 0 0 Same for same of Robert Sheave, same. Money Book XL. p. 36.
John Turner, same of Leicester. 40 0 0 Same for same of William Salt, same. Ibid.
Sir George Champion and Sir Robert Cater, Sheriffs of London and Middlesex. 522 0 2 Overpayments in account as such to 1738, Michaelmas. Ibid, p. 57.
Robert Hitch, same of Cambridge and Huntingdon. 15 14 0 Same to same date - - Ibid.
John Gilbert Cooper, same of Nottingham. 5 2 11 Same to 1739, Michaelmas - Ibid.
William Seys, same of Monmouth. 59 9 1 Same to 1738, Michaelmas - Ibid.
Edward Barker, same of Sussex. 34 17 11 Same to same date - Ibid.
Sackville Earl of Thanet, same of Westmorland. 37 0 8 Same to 1739, Michaelmas - Ibid.
James Barnham and John Black, same of Norwich. 7 6 6 Same to same date - Ibid.
Thomas Smyth, same of Salop. 108 10 Same to same date - Ibid, p. 59.
Richard Sharpe, same of Rutland. 9 10 1 Same to same date - - Ibid.
Robert Hyde, same of Chester. 143 16 5 Same to same date - - Ibid.
June 16 Taxes Commissioners - 150 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's salary. Ibid, p. 10.
Same - - 113 18 11¼ Same quarter's incidents bill - Ibid, p. 11.
Matthew Woodford - 819 0 0 Victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal for 3 months to 1740, March 31.
Appending:—Report from the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Woodford's petition.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 77–9.
John Wilson, representative of Captain Francis Cavally, deceased, Commander at Canso in 1727. 118 2 Owing to Cavally for bread short delivered by Thomas Missing, then contractor for said garrison.
Appending:—Report by William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests on said Wilson's memorial.
Ibid, pp. 77–8, 85–8.
June 16 Bank of England 100,000 0 0 1 year to 1741, June 1, as by the letters patent of Incorporation. Order Book XVII. p. 114.
June 17 Brigadier Joshua Guest, Barrackmaster General in North Britain. 954 11 10½ Necessaries for the Barracks in North Britain for one year to 1739, Xmas.
Appending:—Report on said account by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts; and said account in detail.
North Britain Book XIII. pp. 12–14.
Sir Theodore Janssen - 260 0 0 Royal bounty to John Walton and fees thereon. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48.
30 4 0 Royal bounty to John Walton and fees thereon. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48.
John Selwyn, junr. - 4,578 2 ½ 1739, Xmas quarter for the late Queen's establishment of salaries and pensions. Ibid, p. 70.
John Selwyn, senr., Treasurer to the late Queen. 527 13 6 Salaries, rents, incidents, &c., for Her late Majesty's lodge at Richmond for same quarter. Appending:—Account of same. Ibid, pp. 71–2, 80.
Thomas Revel, contractor for victualling Gibraltar. 292 14 2 Hire of extra magazines and carrying provisions to the new mole, &c.
Appending:—Report by the Comptroller of Army Accounts on said Revel's memorial.
Ibid, pp. 72–5.
Serjeant Trumpeter and the rest of the Office of Trumpeters. 20 0 0 Ancient patent fee to said office on the marriage of Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hesse. Ibid, p. 76.
Bank of England 15,980 1 11 Premios on circulating Exchequer bills [for 3 months to 1740, April 24].
With:—Statement of said bills outstanding at the latter date (total 2,117,300l.).
Money Book XL. p. 142.
Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance. 1,646 17 6 Providing and transporting to Minorca 500 beds complete for the additional men of the 5 regiments of foot there.
Appending:—Accompt of same from the Officers of the Ordnance.
Ibid. p. 203.
June 18 Andrew Reid - 585 0 0 Transporting 50 felons out of Newgate and 67 felons out of the County Gaols of Herts, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, and Bucks on the “Essex,” for Maryland or Virginia.
Appending:—Names of 50 and 62 and 5 felons, and certificates by the ship master, the Clerks of Gaol delivery, &c., &c.
Ibid, pp. 204–5.
June 18 Mayor of Macclesfield 25 0 0 Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas on the annuity for a preacher. Money Book XL. p. 206.
John Smith and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for oining tallies. 42 13 3 Sorting, &c., and joining. &c., 3,413 tallies of loan, from 1737, Michaelmas, to 1740, Michaelmas, for which they took no fees.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Robert Lord Walpole as to said work performed.
Ibid, p. 207.
Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods. 50 0 0 Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas Ibid, p. 208.
David Earl of Buchan 100 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity. Ibid, p. 210.
Earl of Essex, Ranger and Keeper of Hyde Park. 200 0 0 Watering the Ring in said park, and for William Emerson, one of the gate keepers in said park for watering the road from said park to Kensington Palace, 1739, summer season during the residence of the Court at Kensington. Ibid.
135 0 0 Watering the Ring in said park, and for William Emerson, one of the gate keepers in said park for watering the road from said park to Kensington Palace, 1739, summer season during the residence of the Court at Kensington. Ibid.
Jane Kien - 75 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Kensington Palace. Ibid, p. 99.
Dr. Henry Brooke - 10 0 0 Same as Professor and Reader of Laws, Oxford. Ibid, p. 103.
Heirs of Col. Fairfax - 5 0 0 Same on their perpetuity - Ibid.
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. Ibid.
Robert Smith. - 37 10 0 Same as Master of Mechanics Ibid, p. 106.
Daniel Graham - 28 15 0 Same as Apothecary in ordinary to His Majesty's person. Ibid, p. 108.
Poor ministers of the Isle of Man. 25 0 0 Same quarter's annuity - - Ibid, p. 109.
Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies. 50 0 0 Same on his salary or allowance, and on his annuity in lieu of all allowances by bills. Ibid.
25 0 0 Same on his salary or allowance, and on his annuity in lieu of all allowances by bills. Ibid.
John Inglis - 25 0 0 Same quarter on his fees as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies. Ibid, p. 110.
30 6 8 Same quarter on his fees as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies. Ibid, p. 110.
Heirs of Nicholas Yates 25 0 0 Same on their perpetuity - Ibid, p. 112.
George Turbill - 50 0 0 Same as Keeper of the Records relating to Forfeited Estates in England. Ibid.
Martha Johnston,widow 12 10 0 Same on her pension - Ibid.
James Earl of Hyndford 200 0 0 Same on his allowance - - Ibid, p. 113.
June 18 Provost and Fellows of Eton College. 10 10 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter on their perpetuity. Money Book XL. p. 114.
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 for 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 Law, Cambridge. Ibid, p. 116.
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven. 25 0 0 Same as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North. Ibid,
Corporation of Dartmouth. 10 0 0 Same on their perpetuity - Ibid, p. 120.
Mungo Haldane - - 100 0 0 Same on his allowance - Ibid, p. 123.
John Lord Hope 200 0 0 Same Ibid, p. 124.
William Earl of Sutherland. 200 0 0 Same - Ibid.
Charles Earl of Lauderdale. 300 0 0 Same - - Ibid.
Charles Hope - 100 0 0 Same on his annuity Ibid.
Lord Torpichen - - 200 0 0 Same on his allowance Ibid, p. 128.
David Lord Balgonie - 100 0 0 Same on same - Ibid.
Lewis Grant - - 100 0 0 Same on same Ibid.
James Earl of Galloway 200 0 0 Same on same Ibid.
John Earl of Kintore 50 0 0 Same on his annuity - Ibid.
Earl of Ilay and George Campbell. 50 0 0 Same on same for the support of the children of William late Lord Forbes. Ibid, p. 131.
John Earl of Crawford and others, detailed, ut supra p. 363. 500 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter's allowances in proportions detailed. Ibid, p. 91.
George Lord Mordington. 50 0 0 Same quarter on his two allowances. Ibid.
Thomas Farrington - 100 0 0 Same quarter as an Auditor of the Exchequer Court. Ibid, p. 76.
Charles Shelley - - 75 0 0 Same as same - - - Ibid.
Thomas Bishop of Sarum, Chancellor of the Garter. 285 2 6 Half-year due 1740. Lady Day, on his yearly pension or annuity as such. Ibid, p. 61b.
Sir Ralph Asheton, bart., Sheriff of co. Lancaster. 76 2 0 Overpayment in his account for the year ended 1739, Michaelmas. Ibid, p. 59.
William Benn, same of Herts. 60 3 10¾ Same to same date Ibid.
John Blackett, same of Northumberland. 27 12 2 Same to same date Ibid.
Robert Colville, same of Cambridge and Huntingdon. 10 7 6 Same to same date - Ibid.
William Jackson, gent. 1,981 4 6 Without account to reimburse the like sum expended on His Majesty's special service. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 71.
Lewis Armand de St. George, Seigneur de Marsay. 625 0 0 Royal bounty Ibid. p. 34.
June 18 Sir Francis Vyvyan, Sheriff of Cornwall. 40 0 0 Reward paid for arrest of Richard Key, felon. Money Book XL. p. 36.
Thomas Revel - 1,040 5 0 Victualling General Oglethorpe's regiment in Georgia for 6 months to 1739–40, March 6.
Appending:—Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Revel's petition for same.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 58–9.
William Steuart - 50,000 0 0 Imprest for pensions, annuities and bounties. Ibid, p. 59.
The Duke of Cumberland. 581 16 10½ Expended by him in providing camp necessaries for His Majesty's Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards under his command. Ibid, p. 60.
John Earl of Dunmore 581 16 10½ Same for His Majesty's Third Regiment of Foot Guards under his command. Ibid,
Sir Charles Wills - 904 6 0 Same for the First Regiment of Foot Guards under his command.
Appending:—List of said necessaries.
Ibid, p. 61.
Lieut. Gen. James Dormer. 193 7 8 Same for the First Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 61–2.
Francis Earl of Effingham. 193 7 8 Same for 2nd Troop of same - Ibid, p. 62.
Major General Roger Handasyd. 309 10 0 Same for the Regiment of Foot under his command. Appending:—As above. Ibid, p. 63.
Col. Humphrey Bland 309 10 0 Same for his same - - Ibid.
Charles Duke of Marlborough. 195 13 4 Same for the Second Troop of Horse Guards. Appending:—As above. Ibid, p. 64.
Henry Earl of Pembroke 512 1 3 Same for His Majesty's Own Regiment of Horse under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, p. 65.
General George Wade - 350 0 6 Same for His Majesty's Regi- of Horse under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, p. 66.
Maj. Gen. Henry Hawley 480 13 6 Same for His Majesty's Own Royal Regiment of Dragoons under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, p. 67.
Lieut. Gen. Wm Barrell 274 10 0 4l. per diem for himself and 10s. for an aide-de-camp for reviewing several regiments in South Britain last year. Ibid, p. 68.
Lieut. Gen. Honeywood. 72 0 0 For 16 days' [like] attendance Ibid.
Lieut. Gen. Charles Churchill. 108 0 0 For 24 days' [like] attendance Ibid.
June 18 General George Wade - 210 0 0 Expended by him for 30 days' attendance in reviewing regiments as above at the rate of 6l. per diem for himself and 10s. for an aide-de-camp. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 68.
William Lambton, Register of warrants for Stamps. 40 0 0 Dormant warrant for additional salary.
Prefixing:—Stamp Commissioners' report on said Lambton's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 328.
per an.
June 19 William Poyntz, Receiver General of Excise Revenues. 626 5 4 Charges and disbursements in carrying 2,709,520l. 7s. 1d. to the Exchequer on account of Excise duties, 1738, June 28 to 1739. June 20.
Prefixing:—Report by the Excise Commissioners on Poyntz's memorial for same.
Ibid, p. 333–4.
Richard Tucker - - 125 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter, as Surveyor, &c., of the Quarries, &c., of Portland Isle. Money Book XL. p. 65.
John Rollos - 12 10 0 Same quarter as Engraver of Royal Seals, &c. Ibid, p. 84.
John Duke of Montagu, Grand Master of the Bath. 125 0 0 Same quarter for officers of the Bath. Ibid.
William Chetwynd - 100 0 0 Same as Examiner of Interludes, &c. Ibid, p. 85.
Thomas Odell 50 0 0 Same as Deputy Examiner of same. Ibid.
John Couraud - 40 0 0 Same as Keeper of the Paper Office. Ibid, p. 86.
Charles Duke of St. Albans. 45 10 0 Same 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 and 7 others, detailed. 200 4 0 Same quarter as Serjeants at Arms. Ibid, p. 87.
William Cowper - 51 16 8 Same as Knight Harbinger Ibid.
Earl of Berkeley, Constable of Dean Forest. 52 10 0 Same for officers of said forest. Ibid, p. 88.
Sir Charles Dalton - 50 0 0 Same quarter as Gentleman Usher, Black Rod. Ibid.
Richard Earl of Tylney, Warden of Waltham Forest. 67 10 0 Same for officers of said forest. Ibid, p. 89.
George Paul, LL.D., His Majesty's Advocate General. 20 0 0 1 year to 1739, Michaelmas, on his wages or fee as such. Ibid. p. 208.
Richard Bradley, Attorney General of the Province of New York. 75 0 0 Half-year to same date - Ibid.
Kings and other officers at arms, detailed. 210 0 0 Same on their respective fees, detailed. Ibid, p. 209.
June 19 John Lord King, Out-Ranger of Windsor Forest. 300 0 0 Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas on his salary or allowance for himself, underkeepers, &c., &c. Money Book XL. p. 209.
June 20 Captain James Rentone 200 0 0 Royal bounty - King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 77.
Thomas Martyn, Henry Beeston. Rogers Holland, John Trevor, Richard Carter. Henry Procter. 100 0 0 1740, Hilary Term as Welsh Justices. Order Book XVII. pp. 71–2.
each.
George Olive - - 25 0 0 Same as Fifth Baron of the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 72.
June 23 William Mathew, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Leeward Isles. 300 0 0 1740, Lady Day quarter's allowance. Ibid, p. 156.
June 24 George Wright, Commissary for hay, straw and wood for the three encampments. 1,500 0 0 In advance for forage and firing for the three camps. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 83.
John Scrope - 6,000 0 0 Secret service - Ibid, p. 85.
June 25 Thomas Lowther - 1,500 0 0 His Majesty's service - Money Book XL. p. 32.
Customs Establishment, London port. 8,082 0 5 1740, Midsummer quarter's salary bill. Customs Book XIV. p. 311.
Same in the Plantations 1,850 0 0 Half-year's salary bill to 1740, Midsummer. Ibid. 366.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington. 462 10 0 1740, Midsummer quarter's allowance as Principal Secretaries of State. Money Book XL. p. 58.
each.
John Conraud - 50 0 0 Same quarter as Latin Secretary. Ibid, p. 67.
Sir Robert Walpole - 400 0 0 Same as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 68.
The Lords of the Treasury. 2,000 0 0 Same quarter - 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 on same - Ibid.
Nathaniel Cowdery 25 0 0 Same quarter for extraordinary service in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt. Ibid.
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 quarter as one of the Solicitors for negotiating and looking after the affairs of the Treasury. Ibid.
Sir Thomas Allin and Wentworth Odiarne. 50 1 0 Same as two of His Majesty's Sergeants at Arms. Ibid, p. 71.
June 25 Henry Fane - 50 0 0 1740, Midsummer quarter's allowance, for digesting and putting into order the books, memorials, and papers in the Treasury Office. Money Book XL. p. 71.
Thomas Mann et al. detailed. 165 0 0 Same, for the servants and incidents of the Treasury Office. Ibid. p. 72.
Nicholas Paxton - - 250 0 0 Half-year to same date as Solicitor for the affairs of the Treasury. Ibid, 73.
Richard Andrews - 37 10 0 1740 Midsummer quarter as Solicitor for His Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court. Ibid.
David Polhill 37 10 0 Same as supervisor of the work of digesting, &c., records. &c., in Cæsar's Chapel. &c. in the Tower. Ibid, p. 74.
George Holmes - 25 0 0 Same as chief clerk for same. Ibid.
John Lawton - 120 0 0 Same on the extra allowance for records in the Chapter House. Ibid, p. 75.
John Selwyn, junior, Treasurer and Receiver General to the Princesses Amalia and Caroline. 3,000 0 0 Same quarter's establishments for the Duke of Cumberland, Princesses Amalia and Carolina. Princesses Mary and Lovisa. Ibid, p. 214.
3,654 6 Same quarter's establishments for the Duke of Cumberland, Princesses Amalia and Carolina. Princesses Mary and Lovisa. Ibid, p. 214.
1,163 6 0 Same quarter's establishments for the Duke of Cumberland, Princesses Amalia and Carolina. Princesses Mary and Lovisa. Ibid, p. 214.
June 26 Horatio Walpole. Usher of the Receipt. 1,815 13 Necessaries delivered respectively to the Ancient and New Officers of the Receipt for 1739, Michaelmas and Hilary terms, and 6 months to 1740, Lady Day. Order Book XVII. p. 228.
424 1 6 Necessaries delivered respectively to the Ancient and New Officers of the Receipt for 1739, Michaelmas and Hilary terms, and 6 months to 1740, Lady Day. Order Book XVII. p. 228.
David Polhill - 125 0 0 1740, Midsummer quarter as Keeper of Records in the Tower. Ibid, p. 52.
Alured Popple,Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bermudas. 85 0 0 1739, Michaelmas quarter Money Book XL. p. 215.
Bank of England - 5,021 10 Deficiency at 1739, Xmas, of the Additional Stamp duties.
Appending:—Certificates by Robert Lord Walpole of the income, liability, and deficiency of said duties for 1 year to 1739, Michaelmas and Xmas.
Ibid, pp. 215–8.
out of the Sinking Fund.
John Dawson - 12 10 0 1740, Midsummer quarter, keeping the register of public loans in office of Auditor of the Receipt. Order Book XVII. p. 48.
Charles Bettridge. Porter at 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 same - Ibid, p. 49, 234 (?)
June 26 Lord Robert Walpole. Ranger and Keeper of Richard Park. 44 11 0 1740, Midsummer quarter for himself and underkeepers of said Park. Money Book XL. p. 94.
Nicholas Paxton - 100 0 0 Perusing and observing upon pamphlets and newspapers to 1740. June 22. Ibid, p. 67.
John Beresford, et al. - 77 10 0 1740, Midsummer quarter, making up the books of the public revenue. Ibid, p. 64.
Customs Officers' outports. 12,543 14 10¼ Same quarter's salaries - Customs Book XIV. p. 441.
June 27 Abraham Cortissos, contractor for bread for the three encampments. 1,500 0 0 Advance on his said contract on account of bread provided for the three camps. King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 83.