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Declared Accounts: Treasury Solicitor

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25, 1711. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Treasury Solicitor

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: TREASURY SOLICITOR.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3019 [E351/3019]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2318 ROLL 37 [A.O.1/2318/37].
WILLIAM BORRETT, Solicitor for the Affairs of the Treasury.
15 October 1710–15 October 1711.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: nil, the Accomptant being in surplusage on his last Accompt.
Receipts: Michaelmas term 9–10 Anne; on imprest 1,000 0 0
Easter term 10 Anne; ditto 1,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £2,000 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
surplusage as on the foot of his last Accompt charges and expenses of several prosecutions etc.: 395 7 7
v. Nicholas Malabar and others for a riot in the Isle of Ely (including opposition to the Bishop of Ely's motion to have cognizance of the case) 35 10 5
v. John Baker for a libel "The British Nation Vindicated" 13 0 3
v. Thomas Harrison ditto "The Judgment of the Whole Kingdom and Nations" 13 0 3
v. George Creskin for a high misdemeanour 20 2 10
v. Charles Mason, late Paymaster of the Transport Service 64 19 6
v. Ralph Beachampe for an intrusion 8 7 8
v. John Burridge and George Coles for seditious words 52 18 1
v. the Earl of Rochester, Sir Richard Belling, Sir Stephen Fox and the Trustees and Executors of the late Queen Dowager 72 18 0
v. Thomas Ridge, James Dixon, Henry Player, John Rolf, Thomas Best, John Tyhurst and Jeremy Kelly, brewers, prosecuted by her Majesty's Order upon an address of the House of Commons 55 8 8
v. Joseph Campbell for seditious words 14 15 3
v. Henry Gill for seditious words 14 15 3
v. the Corporation of Bewdley 94 1 0
v. John Clendon for libel 14 6 6
v. John Francklyn for seditious words spoken at Portsmouth 11 19 6
v. Thomas Waples for counterfeiting a lottery ticket 15 18 4
v. Henry Waring for seditious words spoken at Coventry 7 10 7
v. Edward Shaw for seditious words 7 10 7
v. Mr. Charles Lesley 4 7 8
v. Monsr. de Guiscard 11 2 10
v. Joseph Whitehouse, Henry Seager, Thomas Ridge, Henry Stanyford and James White, the pretended Mayor and Aldermen of the Borough of Portsmouth (fees to Mr. Bissell, Town Clerk of Portsmouth) 225 9 6
also the Attorney General's fees for opinions:
on the case of Stephen Street 7 10 0
on the case of George Creskin 11 5 0
on the case of Grey Ashenhurst 11 12 0
on the case of Edward Rigby 12 7 0
on the case of Heather and Snipp 3 14 6
on the case of Burridge and Coles (for seditious words at Topsham, co. Devon) 3 19 6
on the case of Thomas Hope and Alexander Landall 3 14 6
on the case of Col. Parker 6 12 8
on the case of one Fitzgerald 3 17 0
on the case of William Bromfield 7 2 8
on the case of the late Lord Griffin, attainted of high treason, who died a prisoner in the Tower 3 17 0
on the case of Thomas Whitmore for seditious words spoke in the County of Devon 3 18 0
to the Officers of the several Courts at Westminster for their fees 7 6 0
to Mr. Attorney General for attending the Court of Queen's Bench for discharging and continuing Recognizances 27 10 0
William Borrett junior for searches and copies, etc. 174 8 6
to Mr. Harcourt, the Attorney in the Crown Office for the appearances of Defendants 6 2 8
to Mr. Richardson for copies of Warrants, etc. 9 16 0
1,062 15 8
necessary and incident charges, etc.:
Robert Strong retained as evidence against persons under prosecution for correspondence with France 10 0 0
disbursements by this Accomptant for searches, stationery, payments to officers, etc., charges of passing the Account and auditor's fee (70l. to Edward Harley) 313 12 6
323 12 6
£1,781 15 9
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 218 4 3
Declared 16 July 1712.