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Treasury Warrants: March 1716, 1-5

Pages 126-129

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30, 1716. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1958.

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March 1716, 1–5

March 1. Royal warrant to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction on the record of the 144l. judgment in the Exchequer in Easter term last against Peter Armstrong for treble the value of ten pieces of calicoe, four pieces of Holland linen and four bed ticks which came to his hand without payment of Custom: the King being pleased to remit his share of the said sum. King's Warrant Book XXVII, p. 307.
March 1. William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer to apply to the services following the sum of 30,556l. 17s. 7d. out of the 5 per cent. annuity [Contribution money] remaining in your hands: viz.
£ s. d.
to the old Course of the Navy for the months of December, January and February 1714–15 and of March, April, May and June 1715 10,379 0 0
for the old Course of the Victualling for the same months 8,177 17 7
for bills of exchange on the Navy 12,000 0 0
£30,556 17 7
Disposition Book XXIII, p. 135.
Letter of direction for 141,834l. 10s. 8d. to John Aislabie on the unsatisfied order in his name as Treasurer of the Navy: whereof 29,808l. 13s. 11½d. is to be issued out of Contribution money in the Exchequer on 5 per cent. Annuities, and the remaining 112,025l. 16s.d. out of loans in the Exchequer on the Land Tax anno 1716. The said total sum is intended to be applied to such uses of the Navy and Victualling as the Treasury Lords shall think fit to direct. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer to apply as follows the sum of 238,178l. 2s. 10d. out of the money that is or shall be in your hands:
£ s. d.
to the Yards for Xmas quarter 1714 and Lady day 1715 76,954 15 4
for the new Course of the Navy for June, July, August and Sept. 1715 48,916 0 0
for the new Course of the Victualling for the same months 35,591 6 0
for pilotage &c. for the same months 1,506 0 0
for seamen's wages 30,000 0 0
for [sea] officers who have passed their accounts 5,000 0 0
for pay to Flag Officers 2,616 7 0
for half pay to sea officers for half a year to 1715 June 24 17,500 0 0
for bills of exchange on the Victualling 9,093 14 6
for short allowance money on Original Lists 5,000 0 0
for Exchequer fees and other Contingencies 3,000 0 0
for Sick and Wounded in quarters 3,000 0 0
£238,178 2 10
The above sum is to be issued out of funds as follows: viz.
£ s. d.
out of moneys arisen by sale of tallies on the Land Tax anno 1715 92,042 14 1
out of moneys arisen by sale of South Sea Stock for the service of the year 1715 4,300 18 1
out of moneys this day directed to be issued to you at the Exchequer for uses to be appropriated [sic for appointed], viz. out of Contributions for 5 per cent. Annuities anno 1715 29,808 13 11½
out of loans on Land Tax anno 1716 112,025 16
£238,178 2 10
Disposition Book XXIII, p. 135.
March 1. William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to make forth a Navy bill for allowing in John Aislabie's accounts as Navy Treasurer the sum of 4,872l. 5s. 3d. for discounts and other charges on 68,693l. 4s. 0d. of South Sea Stock sold by him by direction of the Treasury Lords: “and to assign the said bill for payment out of the money remaining in his hands arisen by sale of the said Stock.”
Appending: disposition of the said 68,693l. 4s. 0d. South Sea Stock sold by order of the Treasury 12 Nov. 1715 [see supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIX, pp. 823, 836:
£ s. d. £ s. d.
5,000 0 0 at 89l. 4,450 0 0
2,000 0 0 at 903/8l. 1,807 10 0
3,000 0 0 at 90½l. 2,715 0 0
3,000 0 0 at 907/8l. 2,726 5 0
2,000 0 0 at 92¾l. 1,855 0 0
1,000 0 0 at 925/8l. 926 5 0
2,000 0 0 at 92¾l. 1,855 0 0
2,000 0 0 at 92l. 1,840 0 0
5,000 0 0 at 935/8l. 4,681 5 0
5,000 0 0 at 93¾l. 4,687 10 0
2,000 0 0 at 94l. 1,880 0 0
1,000 0 0 at 94½l. 945 0 0
2,000 0 0 at 93¾l. 1,875 0 0
600 0 0 at 937/8l. 563 5 0
3,000 0 0 at 935/8l. 2,808 15 0
5,000 0 0 at 94¾l. 4,737 10 0
5,000 0 0 at 953/8l. 4,768 15 0
10,000 0 0 at 93¾l. 9,337 10 0
10,093 4 0 at 94l. 9,487 12 6
£68,693 4 0 £63,947 2 6
£ s. d.
Discount 4,746 1 6
brokerage 94 9 3
transfers 31 14 6
£4,872 5 3 loss.
Ibid., p. 136.
Letter of direction for 14,000l. to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household: upon the unsatisfied order in his name for the service thereof: and is to defray the expense of provisions in the Household to Michaelmas 1715, including the debts of their Royal Highnesses [the Prince and Princess of Wales] in that quarter as well as his Majesty's to that time and all the provisions in the Stables to Michaelmas 1715. Ibid., p. 137.
March 2. Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to constitute John Arnold as one of the Customers in Southampton port loco Samuel Binks. (Treasury warrant for his appointment dated March 2.) Out Letters (Customs) XVI, pp. 327, 328.
March 2,
9, 12, 13,
14, 23, 26,
29.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Joseph Ryland (Surveyor at Boston) as collector of Wisbech loco Robert Twells.
John Browne to succeed said Ryland at Boston (Mar. 9).
Thomas Boise as a Surveyor in Newcastle port loco John Morgan, deceased (Mar. 13).
Philip Taylour as collector of Weymouth and to act for the Customer there loco Thomas Bower, dismissed (Mar. 12).
Millet Yeatman as a weighing porter, London port, loco Thomas Layton, dismissed (Mar. 13).
Nicholas Freeman (tidesman in Yarmouth port) as tidesurveyor there loco Thomas Glover, superannuated (Mar. 14).
Geo. Lisle as collector of Lyme Regis and to act for the Customer there loco Henry Badcock.
John Strong as boatman and tidesman at Pembroke Ferry loco David Thomas (Mar. 23).
William Hill as a coastwaiter, London port, loco Peter Aimes, deceased.
William Kirby and Joseph Cooper as tidesmen and boatmen in Rye port loco William Tantley and William Piggrris, dismissed (Mar. 26).
Griffith Evans as tidesurveyor at Greenwich loco John Massenger, deceased.
John Scott as tidesurveyor at Hull loco Loond [Leonard] Story, superannuated. Ibid., pp. 328, 332, 335, 336.
March 5. Royal sign manual for 500l. to Col. Thomas Harrison as royal bounty for his service and expense in coming express from the Duke of Argyll with an account of the victory obtained over the rebels in Scotland near Dunblane. (Money order dated April 10 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated April 19 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXVII, p. 329. Order Book IX, p. 207. Disposition Book XXIII, p. 152.
Treasury reference to Edward Harley and Thomas Foley, Auditors of Imprests, of the petition of Thomas Baker and William Gosselin praying allowance of 3,264l. 10s. 9d. for incident charges in attending the business of prizes from Midsummer 1709 to Michaelmas 1715. Reference Book IX, p. 267.
March 5, 24. Treasury warrant to the Stamps Commissioners to employ Thomas Kendrick, gent., as a distributor of stamps in Co. Lanes loco — Vaudry.
Charles Peircey as a same at the town and county of Cambridge loco Thomas Day. Warrants not Relating to Money XXIII, p. 335.