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Clerk of the Journals 1738-41

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Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 4, Admiralty Officials 1660-1870. Originally published by University of London, London, 1975.

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Clerk of the Journals 1738-41

This office was created in 1738, the duties of its holder being to inspect and make abstracts from captains' journals. The salary was £200. (fn. 1) It was discontinued as a distinct appointment in 1741 when provision was made for the duties to be carried out by one of the Extra Clerks in the office. (fn. 2)

APPOINTMENT
1738 8 Dec. Gashry, F.

Footnotes

  • 1. Adm. 3/43, 29 Sept. 1738; order in council 30 Nov. 1738 (PC 2/95 pp. 21-3, 33).
  • 2. Adm. 3/44, 7 March 1741; order in council 27 April 1741 (PC 2/96 pp. 447-8, 455).