Minute Book: March 1706

Pages 195-197

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20, 1705-1706. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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March 1706

March. Anto. Brandi, Comes Hungariae [Anthony, Count Brandé of Bosnia and Hungary, "reformer" a subject of the Emperor but of the Reformed religion his petition is read concerning his sufferings from the cruelty of the rebels in Hungary, being almost starving he desires assistance to go to Catalonia to adventure his life under Charles III]. To have 20l. out of Secret Service money. [21 March 1705-6. Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 109].
Margaret Baliol [her petition is read]. There never was any such order or any ground for it.
Boisrond Lieutenant Colonel in Cambon's Regiment. Query : how Mr. Rousset was paid. Ibid., p. 33.
Sir John Cotton [her Majesty's gamekeeper at Newmarket] and the three under keepers at Newmarket [for the grant of a lodge enjoyed with the said office]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral] to examine into the petitioner's title to the office and lodge within mentioned and to report to his Lordship a true state thereof with his opinion what is fit to be done therein. [6 March. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 190].
John Carter [his petition is read and] ref[erred] to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
John Carter [his petition is read]. My Lord will be ready to give him an employment when any proper vacancy offers.
John Child : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. Agreed.
The Deputy Chamberlains [of the Exchequer, their petition for their fees] for joining tallies in the Exchequer and entering Customs tallies : [my Lord reads the] report [from] Auditor Harley [thereon]. Agreed.
[My Lord reads a] letter to the Queen signed T. P. rel[ating] to the coopers of the Victualling Office. Send to Mr. Hart and Mr. Cole, Ibid., pp. 62-3.
Mr. [John] Egerton : [my Lord reads his petition for a new lease of Hatchess Mere in the Forest of Mara and Mondrem or Delamere]. Ref[erred] to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands. 19 March. Reference Book VIII, 219].
John Evelyn : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Stamp Duties. Agreed to. T4/16., p. 96.
[The] D[uke of] Grafton : [my Lord reads his] petition [relating to Whittlewood Forest]. Send this to Mr. Travers [Surveyor General of Crown Lands] and desire him to wait on the Queen Dowager's Trustees and acquaint them that my Lord [Treasurer] is frequently applied to in cases of this kind and therefore his Lordship prays they will comply with the warrant he has signed as soon as conveniently they can. [? March. For the Surveyor's report of 17 May see Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 58].
Ditto : relating to timber taken out of the coppices in Salcey and Whittlewood Forests &c. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral] to inspect the Duke of Grafton's grant and [to] report to my Lord [Treasurer] whether he has any title thereby to the timber desired for gating, stiling, cabbening &c. [21 March. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 212]. Ibid., p. 132.
Lieutenant Moody of the Independent Company late at Newfoundland [on behalf of himself and the non-commission officers and soldiers that served lately in Newfoundland his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts. 21 March. Reference Book VIII, p. 220]. Ibid., p. 211.
William Palmes : [my Lord reads his memorial concerning his many misfortunes on account of his son's office as a Teller of the Receipt occasioned by the change of the money in 1696 and the final misfortune of Lord Keeper Wright's judgment which gave the finishing stroke to his small estate : and enclosing a schedule of fee farm rents as an equivalent for Cookham and Bray]. My Lord thinks these fee farm rents are such as are come to the Crown by the death of the Queen Dowager and it is too soon to make any application of this kind because the Queen's executors have not yet delivered over the books, papers and surveys relating to her said Majesty's jointure. [5 March. Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 93].
William Pollhampton : [my Lord reads his proposal offering a method to prevent fraudulent drawbacks on tobacco]. To speak with the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] about this at their next attendance. [27 March. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 194].
[My Lord reads the] Address [of the] H[ouse] of Peers [to the Queen] rel[ating] to the Records [in the old Chapter House and the cost of repairing said Chapter House, estimated at 1447l. 10s. 0d.] Direct the Officers of the Works to proceed. [Between 6 and 9 March. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 190].
Sir Is[aac] Rebow : [my Lord reads the] report [from] Mr. Surveyor General of Crown Lands [on Rebow's petition concerning two lighthouses near Norwich]. Refer to Mr. Att[orney General] to advise what term the Queen may grant. [20 March. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 201].
Widow Charlotte Ricaut [her petition is read]. Some method is under consideration for the support of these widows. Ibid., p. 284.
Michael Weeks [Wicks : his case is considered]. Direct the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to inspect the bonds which were deposited in the hands of the 3 persons and to cause a list to be made of them, and if any are wanting [then] to enquire what is become of them and to make report concerning the nature and values of these bonds. [9 March. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 180]. Ibid., p. 346.