Volume 184: August 2-December 31, 1714

Pages 42-47

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

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August 2–December 31, 1714

Documents for which a brief description suffices.
Date. Description of Document. From To Purport.
Aug. 2.
Duke of Ormonde - The Lord High Treasurer. For issue of 2,000l. to Lieut.-Col. Gibbons. Also petition. 3 pages.
Aug. 6. 2.
Memorial -
J. Brydges - Do. - As to 39,000l. for clearings to several regiments. Also list of regiments. 3 pages.
Aug. 7. 3.
Report -
Controllers of Army Accounts. Do. - Relating to the clothing of the company of Invalids. Also an estimate. 2 pages.
Aug. 9. 4.
Account -
Funds applicable to the maintenance of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea and the outpensioners. 4 large pages.
Aug. 10. 5.
Letter (copy)
Francis Gwyn - Col. Moore As to establishment of half-pay officers. 1 page.
Aug. 13. 6.
Letter -
Comrs. of Victualling Mr. Lowndes - Preparations for a state of the debt of their office. 1 page.
Aug. 16. 7.
Memorial -
Henry Wise - - To the Duke of Shrewsbury. As to measuring up the works in Windsor house park, stopped by Her Majesty's death. ½ page.
Aug. 17. 8.
Petition -
Subaltern and Staff Officers of the Four Marine Regiments disbanded. Lord High Treasurer. For their pay to be cleared.
Aug. 20. 9.
Two letters -
Matthew Decker - The Hon. Willm. Lowndes. As to South Sea Stock and Lottery Tickets. 2 pages.
Aug. 26. 10.
Report - -
Officers of Works Lord High Treasurer. As to the state of the new plantation performed by Mr. Wise, at Windsor, amounting to 4,722l. 14s. 11d., of which 1,722l. 14s. 11d. was still due. Also copy and two other papers. 4 pages.
Aug. 31. 11.
Samuel Artis of Great Yarmouth, merchant, and Richard Spurgeon of the same, Gent. Showing that John Negus is an inhabitant, a merchant, and common councilman of of that town. 1 page, quarto.
Sept. 6. 12.
Comrs. of Victualling Mr. Lowndes - For reimbursement of six months' provisions for the garrison of Placentia. With particulars. 2 pages.
Sept. 8. 13.
Two letters -
Saml. Lynn - Comrs. for disbanding the marines. Touching the muster-books. 2 pages, quarto.
Sept. 8. 14.
Letter -
Wm. Gifford and S. Hunter. Mr. Lowndes On the same subject. 1 page.
Sept. 10. 15.
For goods bought of three tradesmen. 3 pages.
Sept. 13. 16.
Deed -
Christopher Franckling, Controller of Customs of Berwick-upon-Tweed. William Franckling. Resignation of the office to the said William, his son. 1 page.
Sept. 24. 17.
William Walbancke, and others. The Lord High Treasurer. In favour of the appointment of Mr. James Underwood. 1 page.
Sept. 29. 18.
Contingent disbursements for the office of Secretary-at-War. Also copy of an order for a warrant thereon. 3 pages.
Sept. 29. 19.
Civil list revenues, 1 Aug. to Mich. 1714. 1 page.
Sept. 29. 20.
Net produce of the civil list funds. 2 pages.
Sept. 29. 21.
Debt of the Navy at Mich. 1714. 1 page.
Sept. 30. 22.
James Stanhope - The Lord High Treasurer. For payment of 885l. 19s. 10½d. to the Marquis of Dalmasas, with copy of his memorial. 2 pages.
Sept. 23.
Conyers Darcy and George Feilding, Comrs. for executing the office of Master of the Horse. Extraordinaries for his Majesty's stables. 2 pages.
Oct. 5. 24.
Warrant (copy)
Col. Ralph Congreve, Esq., Lieut.-Governor of Gibraltar. John Conduit, Esq., Commissary. To buy provisions. 1 page.
Oct. 12. 25.
Warrant -
Lord Shrewsbury - Master of the Jewel Office. For 1,000 ounces of white plate, to be delivered to the Treasurer of the Household, to be made into vessels. 1 page.
Oct. 13.]
Petition -
William Whitehead of the city of York, gent. Lords of the Treasury. For renewal of the grant of the office of bailiff of the liberty, &c. of the dissolved monastery of St. Mary, York. 1 page.
Oct. 13.]
Memorial -
Admiral Aylmer Do. For an allowance for hay for the deer in Greenwich Park.
Minuted:—“See what was allowed to Sir Wm. Giffard, and the same to be allowed Mr. Aylmer, 35li p[er] ann.” 1 page.
Oct. 13.]
Benjamin Loddington, H. M. Consul at Tripoli. Do. - For his salary and for his extraordinary disbursements. 1 page.
Oct. 13.]
Do. -
John Bruere, a clerk to the Controller of Excise. Do. - For renewal of his warrant. Encloses former warrant. 2 pages.
Oct. 23. 30.
Comrs. of Victualling Treasurer of the Navy. For the Treasury to order money to meet Foreign and Inland Bills of Exchange, amounting to 61,063l. 5s. 5d. 6 pages.
Oct. 25. 31.
Letter- -
Lord Townshend The Lords of the Treasury. Encloses letter, &c. from the Lords of the Admiralty as to Gibraltar and Port Mahon, for report. 1 page, quarto.
[? About
Oct. 26.]
Petition -
Brigadier Andrew Blissett of the Guards, Lieut.-Col. Willm. Proby, and Lieut.-Col. Jos. D'Launy. Do. - Forage and mule money when in Spain. Also two other papers. 4 pages.
[? About
Oct. 28.]
Petition -
Charles Brattell - Do. - - Asks to be made assay master in the Tower of London. Has been assistant to his brother Daniel Brattell.
Minuted:—“28 Oct. 1714. To have a patent during pleasure.” 1 page.
Oct. 29. 34.
Letter - -
Joseph Lee, Deputy to Charles Eversfield, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance. William Lowndes, Esq. About his accounts (one enclosure). 2 pages.
Oct. 30. 35.
Letter -
Comrs. of Victualling William Lowndes, Esq. Send list of prices of provisions contracted for. 1 page.
Nov. 3. 36.
Memorial and accounts.
Comrs. for Trade - Lords of the Treasury. For salary of themselves and officers and petty expenses. 16 pages.
Nov. 8. 37.
Letter -
Comrs. of Victualling Mr. Lowndes - As to payment of Bills of Exchange drawn by the Commissary of Stores at Gibraltar. Four enclosures. 9 pages.
Nov. 8. 38.
Certificate -
The Auditors - Lords of the Treasury. Sir Roger Mostyn, late Paymaster of Marines, has not delivered in any account. 1 page.
Sept. 23–Nov. 9. 39.
Memorials, &c.
Sir Roger Mostyn Do. - For moneys to pay the marines. 8 pages.
Nov. 11.]
Petition -
Sir Justus Beck, Bart. The King - For the remission of 1,095l. due to his Majesty, on his being made a baronet. 1 page, quarto.
[He was discharged from payment. See Warrant Book, Vol. 19, p. 254.]
Nov. 18. 41.
Two Letters (Duplicates)
John Conduit - Lords of the Treasury. Provisions bought for Gibraltar. Also an account. 4 pages.
Nov. 18. 42.
Letter - -
Mr. Henry Martyn - Lord — - Duties, &c., and pay of the Office of Inspector of Imports and Exports. 1½ pages.
Nov. 22. 43.
Letter -
Comrs. of Victualling Mr. Lowndes Provisions for Gibraltar. Also an estimate. 2 pages.
[? About
Nov. 22.]
Petition -
John Wilmot, Gent - The Earl of Halifax, Chief Comr. of the Treasury. Asks to be made a landwaiter. 2 pages.
Nov. 22.]
John Roos, Gent - Lords of the Treasury. Prays to be continued as Chief Engraver of Seals.
Minuted:—“22 Nov. 1714. Granted.” 1 page, quarto.
Nov. 24. 46.
Sums wanting for the navy and victualling. 1 page.
Nov. 29. 47.
Comrs. for duties on hides, &c. Do. On petition of Bernard Hutchens, Esq., Receiver General of the co. of Somerset, for a repayment.
Two enclosures. 3 pages.
Nov. 29. 48.
Comrs. for Stamp Duties. Do. - For leave to appoint John Miles, chief clerk to the late Receiver General, to receive and pay in the duties. 1 page.
Dec. 2. 49.
Report on petition.
Comrs. of Customs Lords of the Treasury. As to the appointment of examiner of Out-port books.
Minuted:—“3 Dec. 1714, wt. signed for Mr. Creswick.” 4 pages.
Dec. 2. 50.
Letter -
Comrs. of Sick and Wounded, &c. Mr. Lowndes The debt of the office. Pray for money. 3 pages.
Dec. 3. 51.
Treasurer of the Chamber. Lords of the Treasury. On the petition of William Churchill, Esq., as to payment for stationery ware.
Minuted:—“To be pd.” 1 page.
Dec. 6. 52.
Of a debt to the Keepers of Cranbourn Chase for hay for the deer.
Minuted:—“6th Dec. ½ ordered upon the next distribution of the Queen's arrears.” 4 lines.
[? About
Dec. 6.]
Petition -
Charles Best - Do. For renewal of his patent as Customer of Hull.
Minuted:—“6 Dec. 1714. Granted.” 1 page.
[? About
Dec. 13.]
Petition -
William Johnson, Solicitor for Duties on Salt. Do - - For renewal of his deputation, about to expire by the death of her Majesty.
Minuted:—“13 Dec. 1714. Granted.” 1 page.
Dec. 16. 55.
Letter and Two Memorials.
Comrs. of the Navy - Mr. Taylor - Allowances desired by Mr. Cæsar, late Treasurer of the Navy. 4 pages.
Dec. 31. 56.
J. Burchett - Secretaries of the Treasury. For 6,000l. to clear the debts of the Office for Sick and Wounded. 1 page.
Undated, but (?) after the Reign of Anne.
Bills of Exchange.
Papers relating to Bills of Exchange. 7½ pages.
Petition -
Arthur Price - Lords of the Treasury. For a new patent as Customer of Milford.
Minuted:—“Granted.” 1 page.
William Johnson, Solicitor for Salt Duties. Do. - - For renewal of hie appointment. 1 page.
Henry Tatlock and other creditors of the late Queen. For payment for supplies to the stables.
Minuted:—“A moiety has been paid.” 1 page.
Sums required to pay off certain ships.
Docquetted:—“Memdm. for Lord Halifax.” 1 page.
Anthony Allen of the Savoy. Lords of the Treasury. For the Christmas charity. With a certificate at the foot. 1 page.
Petition -
Henry York, Yeoman of H.M. Scalding House. Do. - For his arrears. 1 page.
Do. -
Jane de la Salle, widow. Do. - - For payment of pension of 40l. per ann., granted to her on the death of her husband, Captain Isaac de la Salle. 1 page.
Names of persons, and where they dwelt in Scotland. Amongst them is the Under Keeper of the Palace of Holyrood House.
His Majesty's Printers Do. For payment of their debt for printing Acts of Parliament, Forms of Prayer, &c. 1 page, quarto.
Wm. Wenman - Do. - - For renewal of his Constitution as Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery for 500,000l. 1 page.
Do. -
Thomas Richers, Esq., late Receiver of Taxes for the co. of Cambridge. Do. - For 507l. 10s. for extraordinary allowances. 1 page.
Do. -
Samuel Lee, Breadbearer to the late Queen. Do. - For an arrear of 14l. 1 page.
Thomas Beake, Under Keeper of the Council Records. Do. - For payment of 53l. 11s. 8d. for stationery provided. 1 page.
Do. -
Thomas Holdip, Secretary to the Salt Office. Do. - - For a new appointment required by the demise of her Majesty. 1 page.
Thomas Welsh, Tobacco Merchant. Do. - For repayment of a drawback. 1 page.
Memorial -
John Shaw, Clerk of the Poultry, &c. to her late Majesty. Do. For payment of half his debt of 183l. 2s. 2d. 1 page.