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Volume 197: 1715. Brief Descriptions

Pages 177-183

Calendar of Treasury Papers, Volume 5, 1714-1719. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1883.

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1715. Brief Descriptions

Documents for which a brief description suffices.
Date. Description of Document. From To Purport.
3 Jan. 1.
Memorial
Comrs. of Transports Secretaries of the Treasury. For a renewal of their commission. Enclose account.
Minuted:—“Read 10th Jan. 1714. My Lds. see no occasion to renew this com[m]ission.” 3 pages.
[? About
10 Jan.]
2.
Do. -
Sir Wm. Gifford, Keeper of Greenwich Park. Lords of the Treasury. For 35l. for hay for the deer, &c.
Minuted—“10 Jan. 1714. To be pd. as usual.” 1½ pages.
21 Jan. 3.
Warrant (copy)
Lord Lieut, of Ireland. For an allowance of 9s. 6d. a day to Lord Mark Ker. 1 page.
1 Feb. 4.
Memorial
Alexander Pendarves, Esq., late Surveyor-General. Lords of the Treasury. For payment of arrears of salary.
Also a certificate. 2 pages.
11 Feb. 5.
Representation
Comrs. of Excise of Scotland. Do. - - For the costs of passing their commisson to be allowed (257l. 13s. 3d).
Minuted:—“1 Sept. 1715. My Lds. do not think it reasonable.” 2¼ pages.
18 Feb. 6.
Memorial (copy).
Comrs. for Sick and Wounded, &c. Do. - - For their taxes to be remitted.
Minuted:—“9 Mar. 1714. -15. Ordered so far as the acct. annexed extends to Lady-day 1713.” 2 pages.
22 Feb. 7.
Report (copy)
Comrs. of Excise - Do. - - For additional clerks on account of the new duties on candles, &c.
Also copy of the memorial of Sir Basil Dixwell thereon 4 pages.
[? About
24 Feb.]
8.
Petition
William Vanbrugh, Controller of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office. Lords of the Treasury. For a renewal of his constitution.
Minuted:—“24 Febry. 1714. To be considered wn. the establ. of the Trea'r Chambr's Office comes to be formed.” 1 page.
7 March 9.
Letter -
James Stanhope - Do. - Sends for their opinion the petition of Mary Wilson, widow, founded on her husband's services in the late war. 1 page.
18 March 10.
Commission -
Henry Robins - Appointing him surveyor of houses. A piece of parchment.
26 March 11.
Report - -
Edward Wilcox - Lords of the Treasury, On the petition of tradesmen employed in the Great and Little Parks of Windsor.
The petition and schedule. 3 pages.
28 March 12.
Letter - -
C. Godolphin - Mr. Secretary Lowndes. For leave to go into the country.
Minuted:—“Read 28th Mar. 1715. My Lords consent to Mr. Godolphin's request in the wthin written letter.” 1 page.
29 March 13.
Do. -
Lord Berkeley - Lord — - For a new Privy Seal for payment of the Keepers in the Forest of Dean.
Also renewal of the patent to Mr. Smythe, as Paymaster of the Gentlemen Pensioners. 1 page, quarto.
29 March 14.
Do. - -
Nich. Roope and Thomas Layton. Mr. Lowndes - Pay of Marine regiments and an abstract. 3 pages.
After
March
15.
Memorial -
Sir John Bennett, Knt. Lords of the Treasury. For 212l. 10s. advanced by his brother, Benjamin Bennett, Esq., Governor of Bermuda, for refitting a man-of-war. 1 page.
2 April 16.
Representation
Comrs. of Stamps - Do. - - Reasons for presenting Michael Bayly to be a distributor of stamps for Worcestershire. 1 page.
4 April 17.
Letter -
Earl of Carnarvon - Do. - Sends a state of the subsidies and pay of foreign troops (not now with it). 1 page.
4 April 18.
Letter -
George Tilson Mr. Borrett - - The same allowance to be continued to “Carnaby” in the new prison as in Newgate. 1 page.
9 April 19.
Do.
J. Burchett - Secretary of the Treasury. As to the leave of absence of Mr. Carter, purser of the “Torbay.”
With another letter of Mr. Carter on the same subject. 2 pages.
20 April 20.
Do. -
John, Bishop of London. Lords of the Treasury. For bounty of 20l. to Mr. John Brunskell, appointed a minister in Virginia. 1 page, quarto.
[? About
29 April]
21.
Memorial -
Robert Knight, Receiver of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th subscriptions to the South Sea Company. Do. - For the delivery up of his bonds. 1 page, quarto.
[After
5 May]
22.
Petition
Capt. Thomas Hyde Do - - For three years' arrears of pension.
Also warrant dated 5 May 1715. 2 pages.
10 May 23.
Letter
James Stanhope - Do. Encloses petition of Deane Cooke, late of London, merchant, for them to report thereon (Customs on tobacco). 1 page.
[The enclosure not now with it.]
12 May 24.
Do.
Do. - - Do. - Encloses petition [of Mrs.Penn, et al.] for their report.
The petition is referred to on p. 41 of this Calendar. 1 page, quarto.
21 May 25.
Do.
Duke of Somerset Do. - - For 6,000l. for the extraordinary expenses of H.M. stables.
Minuted:—“Ordered,” &c. 1 page.
23 May 26.
Do.
J. Burchett - Do. - Sums requisite to pay the bills in the course of the navy and victualling. 1 page.
24 May 27.
Do.
James Stanhope Do. - - For the issue of a warrant for 200l. to Don Manuel Mercader for the joint use of the deputies from Minorca. 1 page, quarto.
31 May 28.
Do.
John Lansdell - Do. - For warrant to transfer certain South Sea Stock. 1 page.
6 June 29.
Letter -
Wm. Clayton William Lowndes For his 100l. due at Midsummer 1715.
Minuted:“To be paid.” 1 page, quarto.
13 June 30.
Warrant
Lds. of the Treasury Comrs. of Customs For their deputation to be issued to Alexander Johns to be waiter and searcher at “Lestithiel,” in the port of Fowy. ½ page.
14 June 31.
Letter -
Joseph Gascoigne, receiver of revenues in Minorca. “My Lord” - As to 4,5657/8 dollars in his hands. 1 page.
18 June 32.
Memorandum
As to a debt to Mrs. Jane Ireland, sempstress and starcher to King William, for making linen for his Majesty [Great Wardrobe]. ½ page.
20 June 33.
Letter
Lord Townshend Lords of the Treasury. Dr. John Keill, “Decypherer,” to be paid 100l. per ann.
Minuted:—“Wt. signd.” 1 page.
28 June - 34.
Representation
Comrs. for Stamps - Do. - - For an established clerk to assist Mr. Samuel Rose, Controller. 1 page.
[After
June.]
35.
Report -
Officers of works - State of the debt of the office.
Minuted:—“28th Dec. 1715. Warrt. to be prepared accordingly.” 1 page.
7 July 36.
Letter
Charles Shales Wm. Lowndes, Esq. Adverse to a duty being laid on plate. 1 page.
9 July 37.
Schedule
Bills owing by the Great Wardrobe.
With this note at the head:—“20,000li will pay.” 1 page.
11 July 38.
Memorial
Comrs. for the Lottery Lords of the Treasury. For money to carry on the services.
Minuted:—“15 July 1715. Ordered.” 1 page.
[About
11 July.]
39.
Petition -
James Scott, Esq., on behalf of David Skinner, merchant of Montrose. Do. - - Asks to be allowed to compound for a seizure of brandy. 1 page.
[About
12 July.]
40.
Petition -
Robert Jenkinson, a stamper in the Stamp Office. Do. To be allowed to resign his place to his son.
Minuted:—“12th July 1715. Ordered, & a wt. sign'd.” 1 page.
13 July 41.
Warrant
Lords of the Treasury Moses Beranger, Esq. To pay 14,000l. to the Recr. and Paymaster of the money arising by the sale of tin. 1 page.
26 July 42.
Report - -
Comrs. of Hides, &c. Lords of the Treasury. On the securities of Lawrence Ambrose, of Barcott (Berks), Esq., as Collector of Land Tax. 1 page.
[? About
28 July.]
43.
Petition -
Robert Hemming, (Custom House, Weymouth). Do. For employment. Also certificate. 1 page.
28 July 44.
Warrant -
Lords of the Treasury Clerk of the Pipe - For the appoinment of Thomas Reeve,of the Middle Temple, London, Steward of the Manors of Cookham and Bray (Berks). 1 page.
17 Aug. 45.
Petition -
Ambrose Thomson, Collector of Customs, Penryn. Lords of the Treasury. For an addition to his salary. 1 double page.
22 Aug. 46.
Letter
James Stanhope - Lords of the Treasury. For the issue of 200l. to Mr. Thomas Norgate for the use of Lord Paston.
Minuted:—“Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page.
24 Aug. 47.
Do. - -
Do. - Do. - - For issue of 65l. to Mr. Dumaresque, Lieut.-Governor of Jersey. 1 page.
7 Sept. 48.
Do. -
Do. - Do. - - To prepare a warrant appointing Thomas Wylde, Esq., a Commissioner of Revenue in Ireland.
Minuted:—“Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page.
7 Sept. 49.
Do.
Duke of Grafton Sir William St. Quintin, one of the Comrs. of the Treasury. In favour of the appointment of Mr. Charles English as a landwaiter of Bristol.
Presentment also in his favour by the Comrs. of Customs. 2 pages.
17 Sept 50.
Presentment -
Comrs. of Stamp Duties. Lords of the Treasury. For the appointment of Mr. Thomas Winter as a Distributer of Stamps for Kent.
Minuted:—“23rd Septr. 1715. Warrt. to be p[re]par'd accordingly.” Copy of the warrant. 2 pages.
20 Sept. 51.
Letter -
Lords Justices of Ireland. Mr. Secretary Stanhope. Enclosing memorials relating to several gentlemen who expect some mark of the King's favour.
The enclosures are not now with the letter. 1 page, quarto.
[? About
21 Sept.]
52.
Petition
Jacob Birkhead - Lords of the Treasury. Asks to succeed to a landwaiter's place in London, making allowance to his predecessor.
Minuted:—“Ordered 21st Sepr. 1715. Wt. sign'd.” 1 page.
[? About
22 Sept.]
53.
Memorial
The Rt. Hon. George Lord Newborough. Do. - For renewal of his patent as steward of the manor of Richmond, Surrey. 1 page.
26 Sept. 54.
Letter - -
James Stanhope - Do. - - For 100l. to be paid to Mr. Crauford, the Earl of Stair's Secretary, detained in London.
Minuted:—“A warrt. to be p[re]pared.” 1 page, quarto.
4 Oct. 55.
Do. - -
Do. Do. - For 100l. to be paid to Lord Strangford.
Minuted:—“Wt. signd.” 1 page, quarto.
5 Oct. 56.
Do. -
Do. - - Do. - - For renewal of the Commission on Public accounts, Ireland.
Minuted:—“15th October 1715. Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page, quarto.
8 Oct. 57.
Do. - -
Do. - - Do. For 100l. to be paid to Dr. Lidderdale.
Minuted:—“15th October 1715. Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page.
8 Oct. 58.
Do. -
Ro. Pringle Mr. Taylor- Desiring the above 100l. may be paid free of all charges. 1 page.
25 Oct. 59.
Do. -
Comrs. of Revenue, Ireland. Lords of the Treasury. Congratulating them on their appointment. 1 page.
18 Nov. 60.
Memorial -
Controllers of Army Accounts. Do. - - For a warrant to the paymaster to issue their allowance of 900l. per ann. for their office.
Minuted:—“Prepare a wt. for their contingencys.” 1 page.
19 Nov. 61.
Letter
Mr. Secretary Stanhope. Lords of the Treasury. For 1,000l. to be paid to Mr. Alexander Gordon for the use of the Earl of Sutherland. 1 page, quarto.
28 Nov. 62.
Do. -
Wm. Pulteney Secretaries to the Treasury. Sends a warrant for counter-signature for 40l. a year to be paid to Anthony Vezian, as agent to the garrison of Placentia, and the Four Independent Companies there. 1 page, quarto.
12 Dec. 63.
Certificate (copy).
Surveyors and Landwaiters. Comrs. of Customs John Cramphorne has fitted himself for the duties of Kingswaiter, Landwaiter, &c. 1 page.
[? About
15 Dec.]
64.
Letter -
John Hall The Rt. Hon. Robert Walpole, Esq., First Ld. of the Treasury. To be instructed for the office of Landwaiter or Surveyor of Customs. 1 page.
21 Dec. 65.
Do. -
Lord Townshend Lords of the Treasury. John Parker to have 300l. for discovering James Paynter, Henry Darr, and Richard Whitford, concerned in treasonable practices. 2 pages, quarto.