Volume 137: September 3-29, 1711

Pages 307-317

Calendar of Treasury Papers, Volume 4, 1708-1714. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1974.

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September 3–29, 1711

Sept. 3.
1. Comrs for Transports to the Lord High Treasurer. Lay before his Lp an account of the freight earned by 10 transport ships let out by order of General Stanhope, to Genoese merchants in the Mediterranean, to go from Port Mahon to the Levant to bring corn from thence to Barcelona for the use of his Catholic Majesty, viz., from 26 Jan. 1709 to 18 July 1710. Dated 3 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 3. 2. Col. J. Dudley to —. Had appointed three gentlemen of his Majesty's Council of the province of New Hampshire and the Secretary to attend them, to examine persons as to the waste of her Majesty's timber there, “which must be made in that province by Mr Bridger” or under his licence. There had been a misunderstanding between Mr Bridger and Mr Francis Collins, merchant, in London, on which the Board of Trade and the Treasury had been addressed. Had given Mr Bridger, as her Majesty's Surveyor General of Woods, all encouragement and assistance, and obtained the law of 100l. penalty for offenders cutting timber, &c. Dated Boston, New England, September 3, 1711. 2 pages.
Sept. 4. 3. Report of the Comrs of Stamps to the Lord High Treasurer on the petition of Richard Tustian, and on the Act of Parliament for laying duties on playing cards, giving an account of the method of making cards. They apprehended that such cards as had been cut from the boards since the 11th of June 1711 were liable to the duties. Dated Stamp Office, Lincoln's Inn, Sept. 4, 1711.
The petition. 2½ pages.
Sept. 4. 4. Report of the Comrs of Excise to the Lord High Treasurer on the memorial of Sir Basil Dixwell, Bart., auditor of her Majesty's duties of Excise. He was appointed at a salary of 500l. per ann. and 200l. per ann. towards three clerks, and was allowed 60l. per ann. more for an additional clerk for duties on malt. It might be necessary for him to employ another additional clerk for the duties on candles and hops at 60l. per ann. Were of opinion if he executed his office by deputy, he must pay him out of his (the Auditor's) salary. Dated 4 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“Read 7 7ber 1711. My Lord is of opinion that the 200l p[er] ann. ought to be applyed wholy to the clerks, and if he will act by a deputy, that the deputy's sallary should be borne out of ye 500li p[er] annū as the patent imports, and that ye 60l p[er] ann. hitherto allowed ought to be saved to her Maty.” 2 pages.
Sept. 4. 5. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Encloses extracts of letters of 13 and 16 Aug. from Mr Chetwynd, her Majesty's envoy at Genoa. Dated Whitehall, 4 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“Send this to Mr Bridges.”
The extracts named, 1st as to bills and money for the campaign in Spain; 2nd, as to the striking on a rock of H.M. ship “Swallow,” prize. 3¼ pages.
Sept. 5. 6. An account of what money is standing out in the hands of the late receivers and of other arrears unrecovered.
Also demands with which the arrears were chargeable. Signed Wm Gosselin. Dated Prize Office, Septemr 5th, 1711. 2 large pages.
Sept. 5. 7. Memorial to my Lord Treasurer for Mr McKenzie, “the Queen's Secretary to the King of Poland.” Had been employed for the Queen's affairs in Poland and Saxony from the end of April 1710. Had been obliged to make very great journeys, particularly to the conference with the Czar, and his station had commonly been so far from hence that his appointments were eaten up by the postage of letters. Prayed allowance for his journeys, and for an establishment or an allowance for postage as others had. Asked for employment elsewhere, as it might not be thought expedient to continue him at the court where he then was, he having been ill used by the Count Fleming, the K. of Poland's first Minister, both by outrageous words and gestures, on account of his zeal for her Majesty's service, and for his having discovered several things “were a treating,” to the prejudice of her Majesty and her allies, particularly at the conference with the Czar. Since at this conjuncture of affairs in the north, it might not be expedient to insist on reparation, asked to be either removed to another station, or for his encouragement to be made resident there.
“R. from E. Stair, Sept 5, 1711.”
Minuted:—“To be delivered to Mr Powys.” 3 pages, quarto.
Sept. 5. 8. Report of the Controllers of the accounts of the army to the Lord High Treasurer, upon the memorial of Col. Dormer, touching his loss and expenses in coming express from General Stanhope. His equipage was plundered at Brihuega by the enemy, whilst they were capitulating, and other things were stolen from him at Bilboa. It was usual upon officers being sent home, for her Majesty's bounty to be paid to them for their losses. The Controllers thought 200l. would be sufficient allowance to the Colonel. Dated Controller's Office, Privy Gardens, 5 Sept. 1711.
The memorial referred to. 2 pages.
Sept. 5. 9. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Encloses petition of Mr Thomas Boteler which her Majesty referred to the Lord Treasurer. Dated Whitehall, 5 Sept. 1711.
The petition. Petitioner seeks the royal bounty for going to the Duchess of Newcastle to fetch the privy seal, on the death of the Duke, who was the late keeper thereof. On the death of Lord Lonsdale, Lord Privy Seal, in A.D. 1700, Mr Gregson, his secretary, had a reward of 50l. for a similar service.
Minuted:—“7 7br 1711. He must produce the precedent authentically.” 2½ pages.
Sept. 5. 10. A precept from the Comrs of Account to Wm Lowndes and Thomas Harley, Esqres, Secretaries of the Treasury, to produce attested copies on oath (with certain exceptions) of letters, orders, or directions sent by the Lord High Treasurer or Comrs of the Treasury to the Auditor of the receipt of the Exchequer, from 25 Mar. 1704 to the determination of their commission, which would be 25 Mar. 1712. Dated 5 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“The copying l~res dispensed with because they receive them from the Excheq. The memlls themselves were sent.” 1 page.
Sept. 5. 11. Report of the Comrs of Accounts (Meadows and Bruce) to the Lord High Treasurer. On the demands of Col. Morgan, late Lieut. Governor of the Isle of Wight, and Col. Holmes, the present Lieut. Governor, for contingent disbursements from 19 July 1710 to 14 Oct. following, for the six regiments encamped in that island under Lord Shannon. Dated 5 Sept. 1711. 2½ pages.
Sept. 5. 12. Copy of Sir Roger Mostyn's patent as Paymaster of the marines. Dated 5 Sept., 10 Anne.
“Intrat~ 31mo Octobris 1711 in officio Arthuri Maynwaring ar~i Audris. H. Bythell Dep. Audris.” Also in the office of E. Harley. 2 Nov. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 6. 13. Representation of the Officers of Works to the Lord High Treasurer of the debt in that office for works at Windsor Castle from April to June 1711. Dated 6 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 6. 14. G. Granville to the Secretaries of the Lord High Treasurer. Sends for his Lp's approbation an establishment of the last 10,000 men, troops of augmentation, for which and other extraordinaries of the war in Flanders, 220,000l. were voted for the current year. The whole would amount to 178,347l. 16s. 9d. a year, and there would be 41,652l. 3s. 3d. saved and applicable to other uses of the war. Dated Whitehall, 6 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“7 7br 1711. Compare this with the former Establ.”
“There is no former establishmt to compare with this as Mr Granville acquaints me (being the first), and that it is formed according to the treatys. Chr. Tilson.” 2 pages, quarto.
Sept. 6. 15. Charles Bertie to [the Secretary to the Treasury]. Was ready, as executor to his father, to pay into the Exchequer the balance due on his final account as late Treasurer of the Ordnance, but craved certain allowances. Dated Uffington, 6 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“Send him a copy of this report wth report to pay in ye balla and my Lord resolves that upon the death or removal of any trer. of ye ordñce, ye Queen shalbe at no charge of a clerk or otherwise to make up accot beyond 6 months after such death or removal.” 1 page.
Sept. 7. 16. Report of Sir Chr. Wren to the Lord High Treasurer on the progress of the repair of Hyde Park Road. Dated Whitehall, Office of Works, 7 Sept 1711.
Plan annexed. 3 pages.
Sept. 7. 17. Memorial of Capt. Thomas John Ekins, of Col. Clayton's regiment of foot, to the Queen. Was wounded through the foot at Vive St Eloy. Prays for the royal bounty.
Minuted:—“7 7br 1711. There is no provision by Parłt for allowances of this kind.” 1 page.
Sept. 7.]
18. Petition of Mary Purdon to the Lord High Treasurer. She and her husband are in a perishing condition; the latter has spent his blood and fortune in the service of the Crown, and has had nothing to put in his empty stomach for the last three days but raw turnips, and she is a cripple with the gout, and hourly expecting a gaol. She is a gentlewoman and knows not how to beg, and to starve to death is doubtless a terrible death.
Minuted:—“Mary Purdon. Had 10li by a warrt to Mr Compton 7th 7br 1711, wth these words Her Maty being pleased to bestow ye same on her for this time, but to expect no more.” 1½ pages, quarto.
Sept. 9. 19. Copy of Mr Hamond's (Treasurer of H.M. troops in Spain) receipt for 800,000 pieces of eight. Translated from the original in Italian. Dated Port Mahon, 9 Sept. 1711. With an attestation of its truth at the foot. 1 page.
Sept. 10. 20. Charles Carkesse to Mr Harley. The Comrs gave directions on 28 Aug. for the delivery of the arms belonging to Brigadier Stanwix's regiment, detained on board the Albion galley, but no one had demanded them. Dated Custom House, 10 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“Send this to ye Secry-at-Warr. The mr~e is at an end.” 1 page.
Sept. 10. 21. Report of Mr William Borrett to the Lord High Treasurer on the memorial of Mr Pitt, keeper of Newgate Prison, and on the bill of expenses for the late Marquis de Guiscard whilst in custody. Dated 10 Sept. 1711.
The memorial, Mr Tilson's letter to the keeper on receiving custody of the prisoner, and a schedule of the expenses. 4 pages.
Sept. 10. 22. Comrs of the Navy to the Secretaries of the Lord High Treasurer, respecting the inability of the contractors for serving the Navy to comply with their contracts, on account of the high discount on Navy bills and the uncertainty of their payment. Nothing but a full stop to the affairs of the Navy could be expected, unless an immediate remedy were applied. Dated 10 Sept 1711.
Minuted:—“11 7ber 1711. Read. To be considered at the time ye distribuc[i]on intended for ye course shalbe made.” 2 pages.
Sept. 11. 23. Comrs of Victualling to Mr Harley, as to the provisions supplied to the garrisons of Gibraltar and Port Mahon, and the accounts rendered thereof. Dated 11 Sept. 1711. 2 pages.
Sept. 11. 24. Comrs of Customs in Scotland to Willm Lowndes, Esqre. Had published the promised pardon and reward for the persons concerned in breaking open the warehouses of Leith and Borrowstoness, but the affair had not yet come to light. Had applied for forces to be quartered along the coast. The running trade from Zetland still continued, and horses and oxen were run into Lochryan and Stanraer in boats with about 20 at a time, openly and by force. Dated Edinburgh, 11 Sept. 1711. 2 pages.
Sept. 12. 25. Ro. Hunter, Governor of New York, to Mr Lowndes. Had not had time to enquire particularly into Mr Bridge's conduct with relation to her Majesty's woods; but had heard that great waste had been committed by his giving deputations to persons having saw mills, and receiving from them a yearly salary. By her Majesty's letters Mr Bridger was ordered to attend the Palatines, and instruct them in the tar trade, and with him he (the Governor) visited the woods and fixed the place of their settlement, and he (Bridger) was allowed to return to New England for the winter upon promise to return early in the spring, when they were to be set to work. This he had since positively refused to do, so that if that good work depended upon him, one whole year was lost; but suspecting his ability and not a little his integrity, he (the Governor) found another who better understood the matter. By all his (Mr Bridger's) proceedings he (the Governor) verily believed he was hired to betray her Majesty's interests. The work, however, was in the greatest forwardness. Had laid out all the money he could raise, and engaged all the credit he could make. It should not fail at his door, tho' he should be ruined. Had prepared 100,000 trees, and the very children when he was there had made between three and four score barrels of tar out of the knots, and by that time had made as much more. Had drawn upon the Ld High Treasurer for above half a year's subsistence for that people. Dated New York, 12 Sept. 1711. 3 pages.
Sept. 12. 26. Letter from the Admiralty to the Secretaries of the Treasury, representing the discouragement the dealers with the Navy were under for want of money, and the necessity of supplying them, especially the victualling part. Dated Admiralty Office, 12 Sept. 1711. 1½ pages.
Sept. 13. 27. Officers of the Ordnance to the Lord High Treasurer. Had remitted 5,000l. for the fortifications of Gibraltar, but could give no information of those at Port Mahon, as they had no directions about them. Dated 13 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 13. 28. Comrs for Sick and Wounded to Mr Lowndes. Had nothing to do with the armies or land service, their instructions being from the Lord High Admiral, and relating only to seamen and naval officers. Dated 13 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 14. 29. G. Granville to the Secretaries of the Treasury. Her Majesty directed that the enclosed memorial of Captn Mowat for 100l. subsistence of his company of invalids at Sheerness, with which his serjeant ran away, should be laid before the Ld High Treasurer. Dated Whitehall, 14 Sept. 1711.
The memorial.
Minuted:—“7 Apr. 1712. The Queen thinkes it would be of ill consequence to begin a precedt of this kind, but will have some considerac[i]on of the petr's misfortune.” 2 pages.
Sept. 14. 30. An account of the arrears standing out of the two thirds subsidy in money and bonds at Midsummer 1711.
Attested by “R. Paul, p[ro] Compr Gl 14 Sepr 1711.” 1 large page.
Sept. 17. 31. Copy of warrant to the Commissary General of Musters (Michael Hyde, Esq.) and the Deputy Commissary for making out muster rolls for the detachment of the first and Coldstream regiment of foot guards in Spain, from 25 Aug. 1707 to 24 Oct. following. Dated 17 Sept. 1711. 1½ pages.
Sept. 18. 32. Report of James Brydges, Esq., to the Lord [High Treasurer], as to bills drawn upon him by Mr William Chetwynd, her Majesty's envoy at Genoa, for which the canton of Berne demanded interest, the money having been advanced to Lieut.-General Stanhope for her Majesty's service in Spain. Dated Pay Office, 18 Sept. 1711.
Also a letter of Mr Lowndes to Mr Brydges on the same subject.
Minuted:—“18 7ber 1711. Mr Brydges to write as he proposes.” 3 pages.
Sept. 18. 33. J. Brydges to the Lord [High Treasurer]. Again asks his Lordship to consider and give directions on the annexed estimate for the service in Spain to the 22nd Dec. Dated Pay Office, Whitehall, 18 Sept. 1711.
The estimate. 7½ pages.
Sept. 18. 34. Report of the Comrs of Victualling to Thomas Harley, Esq., on the petition of Mr Edward Lascells of London, merchant, touching a bill of exchange drawn at “Antegoa” by the commander and purser of H.M. ship the “Lark,” objecting to acceptance of the bill, not approving the charges. Dated Victualling Office, 18 Sept. 1711.
Also the petition. 3½ pages.
Sept. 18. 35. Mr Brydges's representation on the Governor of Gibraltar's letter referred to him, relating to the distress of the garrison for want of coals, candles, bread, &c. Dated Pay Office, 18 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“18 7ber 1711. To be sent to ye Sec[reta]ry-at-War.”
The extract from the letter named. 2 pages.
Sept. 18 36. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Sends a letter from Mr Chetwynd, her Majesty's envoy at Genoa. Dated Windsor Castle, 18 Sept. 1711.
The letter named.
The “Lyon” and “Tartar” pink were under sail for Barcelona with the money he put on board. The captains made a difficulty to count and charge themselves with the money consigned to them for the Queen's service, and there was no gaining upon them to do it without allowing so much per cent. freight. Asks his Lp to give directions thereon. Lord Forbes and Mr Hammond arrived in time to take passage on board the ships.
Minuted:—“18 7br 1711. So much as concerns the men-of-warr to be sent to ye Admty.” 4 pages.
Sept. 18. 37. Report of the Comrs of Ordnance to the Lord High Treasurer, on the memorial and accounts of the Hon. Mr Brydges, paymaster of the army abroad, and on an account of sums issued for fortifications at Gibraltar and Port Mahon, as also for the train of artillery in Spain, and the pontoon service, amounting to 109,001l. 4s.d. This office until now had no knowledge of these services. They (the Comrs) agree that these services ought to have been under care of the Board of Ordnance, &c. Dated Office of Ordnance, 18 Sept. 1711.
The memorial and accounts referred to. 10 pages.
Sept. 18. 38. Comrs for Sick and Wounded Seamen to the Secretaries of the Treasury. Asking for directions to be given to Mr John White, whom they had appointed to succeed Mr Griffyth, their agent at Port Mahon, displaced for drawing bills for considerable sums on account of a hospital ordered to be built at Port Mahon by Sir John Jennings. Unless a credit of at least 1,500l. or 2,000l. were given to the new agent, our credit must inevitably be lost. They further draw attention to the want of money to pay their foreign bills of exchange. Dated 18 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“18 Sept. 1711. Commrs Sick & Wd to be here on Fryday morning, 26. To Treasurer Navy for his answer about the credit desired on Fryday.” 1½ pages, quarto.
Sept. 19. 39. Report of J. Brydges to the Lord High Treasurer on the petition of Mary Cusak, widow and administatrix of Col. Charles Cusak. Could not inform his Lp out of what fund the demands made by the petitioner could be satisfied. Dated Pay Office, 19 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“7 July 1712. Send this to ye Commrs for stating the army arrears.” 2¼ pages.
Sept. 20. 40. An account of the time to which the several regiments, troops, and companies under the care of the Rt Honble John Howe, Esq., paymaster general of her Majesty's guards, garrisons, &c., are cleared, and the time when the clearings were paid. Dated Pay Office, 20 Sept. 1711. 2¼ pages.
Sept. 20. 41. G. Granville to the Secretaries of the Treasury. Asks the Lord High Treasurer's pleasure as to the pay of the battalion of the third regiment of guards, taken prisoners at Briheuga. Dated Whitehall, 20 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 20. 42. Comrs for Taxes to Thomas Harley, Esq., as to what was due to Mr Francis Sorell and Mr John Powle for salary as clerks to the Agents for Taxes. Dated Office for Hides, &c., 20 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 20. 43. Comrs of Victualling to the Lord High Treasurer. Refer to the representations they had already made of the difficulties they laboured under in making provision for the service of the navy. The dealers required to know how they should be paid. In a month there would be little or no provision in store. Dated 20 Sept. 1711. 4 pages.
Sept. 20. 44. Report of the Lord Lieut. of Ireland (Ormonde) to the Lord High Treasurer, on the petition of the majors of regiments of foot in Ireland, with the reports of the general officers and of the late Lord Lieut. thereon. The pay of a major of foot in Ireland was 4s. a day, but in England it was 5s. Their request to be put on an equality was reasonable. Dated Dublin Castle, 20 Sept. 1711.
The petition and two reports.
Minuted:—“Aprill 7th 1712. My Lord cannot encourage this.” 4 pages.
Sept. 21. 45. J. Burchett to the Secretaries of the Lord High Treasurer, representing the urgent necessity of the Comrs of Victualling being assisted to make contracts for provisions. Dated Admiralty Office, 21 Sept. 1711. 1¼ pages.
Sept. 21. 46. Report of the Lord Lieut. of Ireland (Ormonde) to the Lord High Treasurer on the petition of John Wogan and Judith his wife, to her Majesty, praying payment of the arrears of an annuity of 150l. per ann. due out of the revenue of Ireland, and for placing the same on the establishment. The petitioners could recover the same by law, and it would save expense if her Majesty gratified them. Dated Dublin Castle, 21 Sept. 1711.
The petition.
Minuted:—“April 7th 1712. To see in whose hands the mills are, & what rent is answered to the Crowne. The Comrs of the Revenue report the mills and wares [? wears] in the Crowne, & Mr Southwell says are let for 90li a year, and the lands are laid into the deer parke.” 2 pages.
Sept. 22. 47. An account of tallies and money remaining unassigned in the hands of the treasurer for transports the 22d September 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 23. 48. Memorial of Mr Basil Dixwell to the Lord High Treasurer. Had hitherto paid, and would pay, the three old clerks in his office the whole 200l. a year allowed, but they were fully occupied with the duties already assigned them. An additional clerk was appointed for the duty on malt, and there was a necessity for a further clerk for the candle and hop duties, at a salary of 60l. per ann. Dated Broome, 23 Sept. 1711.
Minuted:—“4 Oct. 1711. Read.” 2 pages.
Sept. 24. 49. An account of tallies and orders and stock remaining in the hands of James Brydges, Esq., applicable by direction from the Treasury, and in what course of payment they stand upon the registers. Dated 24 Sept. 1711. 1¼ pages.
Sept. 24. 50. Copy of report of the Comrs of Customs to the Lord High Treasurer on the present state and condition of the Lustring Company. They agreed with the Comrs for Trade and Plantations, except as to the amount of her Majesty's share of forfeitures by seizures of lustrings and alamodes. Dated 24 Sept. 1711.
The report (marked No. 3) of the Comrs of Trade and Plantations referred to. They recommend an allowance to the company of 2,400l. per ann. for six years and her Majesty's share of forfeitures of lustrings and alamodes. 8 pages.
Sept. 24. 51. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Transmits by her Majesty's command the petition of Sir John Mason and a letter relating to it. Her Majesty did not think fit to grant a reference in cases merely of grace and favour, and directed that the Lord Treasurer should lay them before her when other matters concerning customs were considered. Dated 24 Sept. 1711.
The petition referred to, which prayed the acceptance of a surrender of a grant of the office of searcher, &c. of the ports of Waterford and Ross, and the re-grant of the same to himself and his son. 2 pages.
Sept. 25. 52. Memorial of the Board of Ordnance to the Lord High Treasurer, asking an order for 88,995l. voted by Parliament, and for directions as to acceptance of bills from William Hawys, their commissary at Boston, in New England. Dated 25 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 25. 53. Mr William Popple to the Secretaries of the Treasury. The Comrs of Trade, &c. had considered the petition of Michael Lambert, Esq., Lieut. Governor of St Christopher's, for a confirmation of a grant of land in the French part of the island, with Mr Blathwayt's report thereon, and the grant of the late Col. Parke of the said land. As the petitioner had planted sugar canes, which would add to the revenue, their Lordships advised a renewal of the grant for two and a half years. Dated Whitehall, Sept. 25, 1711.
The petition and report. 4 pages.
Sept. 25. 54. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Sends extracts of letters from Mr Chetwynd, her Majesty's envoy at Turin, of 20, 24, and 27 June concerning the Prussian troops in Italy in her Majesty's pay. Dated Whitehall, 25 Sept. 1711.
The extracts. 4 pages, 2 parts, quarto.
Sept. 26. 55. Report of Mr Wm Borrett to the Lord High Treasurer on the memorial of the Bishop of London, who prayed that the fines imposed on certain rioters at Hammersmith might be applied to repay the prosecutors. Approving a grant to be made to them, but the particular sums were paid to the deputy sheriff, to be by him paid into the receipt of the Exchequer. Dated 26 Sept. 1711.
The petition named, signed by the Bishop. 2 pages.
Sept. 26. 56. Auditors of Imprests' representation to the Lord High Treasurer of the state of the accounts depending before them. Dated 26 Sept. 1711. 17 pages.
Sept 27. 57. The Lord Lieut. of Ireland (Ormonde) to the Lord High Treasurer. Was desired by an address of the House of Commons to recommend Mr John Richardson to her Majesty, for a reward of 200l. for his zeal and pains in converting the Popish natives of that kingdom to the Protestant religion. Sent the resolutions of the House thereon for her Majesty's consideration. Dated Dublin Castle, 27 Sept 1711. 1 page.
Sept 27. 58. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Sends a copy and translation of a letter received from the Envoy of Portugal, of the authority given him by Don Diego de Mendoza de Corte Real, Secretary of State to the King his master, for receiving the money due for powder. Dated Whitehall, 27 Sept 1711.
The document named, and two other letters. 4 pages.
Sept 27. 59. Lord Lieut. of Ireland (Ormonde) to the Lord High Treasurer. Having submitted to the Solicitor General of Ireland, the petition of John Lord Baron of Kingston, praying payment of a considerable sum due to him on certain letters patent granted by King Charles II., now sends his report. Dated Dublin Castle, 27 Sept. 1711.
The petition referred to, and a report of the Auditor General of 12 July 1712. The Solicitor General's report is not with it. 3½ pages.
Sept 28. 60. Memorial of Mr James Brydges to the Lord [High Treasurer], as to the issues of further sums under the head of expense; desiring his Lordship's instructions thereon, that he might send them to Mr Mead, his deputy in Spain. Dated Pay Office, 28 Sept 1711.
Also a state of the mule carriage and other extraordinaries of the war. 3 pages.
Sept 28. 61. Memorial of the same to the same, relating to Major-General Newton's demand for the non-effective money stopped from his regiment. Dated 28 Sept. 1711. 2 pages.
Sept. 28. 62. Comrs of Victualling to Mr Harley. Sending an account of the victualling from 25 March 1711 to the 26th inst., with an estimate of all other debts during that time. Dated Victualling Office, 28 Sept 1711.
The estimate referred to. 2 pages.
Sept. 28. 63. Lord Dartmouth to the Lord High Treasurer. Sending an extract of a letter from Mr Manning, who desired payment of arrears. Dated 28 Sept. 1711.
The extract referred to, dated at “Coire.” The position he filled abroad does not appear. 2 pages.
Sept. 28. 64. The same to the same. Sending an abstract of a letter from one Mr Whitehall, of Dover, containing intelligence of the passing to Calais of two gentlemen and the repassing of the same for London. Dated the same day. 2¼ pages.
Sept. 29. 65. H. Bishop of London to the Lord High Treasurer. Asks for her Majesty's usual bounty for Mr Owen Doyle, who was going as chaplain to Maryland. Dated Fulham, 29 Sept. 1711. 1 page.
Sept. 29. 66. Account of the sums issued at the receipt of the Exchequer to James Brydges, Esq., out of the funds for the year 1711, between the 29 June 1711 and 29 Sept. following. 1 page.