Minute Book
Alphabetical Register

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1938

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'Minute Book: Alphabetical Register', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 19: 1704-1705 (1938), pp. 81-88. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84533 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Alphabetical Register Of Papers, Petitions, Reports, &c., Read And Minuted At The Treasury Board By The Treasury Commissioners Or By The Lord Treasurer.
Hum[phrey] Abell, undersheriff of Surrey [his petition is read]. Ref [erred] to Mr. Borrett.
Laur[ence] Ambrose [his petition is read]. Respited.
Lady Auverquerque [her petition is read]. The lady can better get money advanced on her own rents than the Queen can for her.
John Aston [his petition is read]. The former grants proved only vexatious.
The report of the Commissioners of Transports [is read on the petition of] Matt[hew] Anderson, owner of the ship David. A debenture [is ordered] to be made forth as proposed.
The report of Mr. Vanbrugh [is read on the petition of the] Serjeants at Arms. My Lord cannot advise an additional charge [on the Queen's Civil List] by granting these travelling charges.
Hen. Berkeley [his petition is read]. Ref [erred] to Mr. Att. [the Attorney General].
Sir Lambert Blackwell [his petition is read]. Let Mr. Powys state the demand on these bills.
John Bromfeild [his petition is read]. Ref [erred] to Mr. Wilcox [the Surveyor General of Woods].
William Boodley [his petition is read]. He must apply to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Tho. Bailey [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
Paul Berthen [his petition is read]. There is no room for any favour in this matter.
Sir Alexander Bruce [his petition is read]. The 1000l. [is ordered] to be paid to the Receiver of the Post Office in discharge of the debts [due] from Clarke according to a late report made by the Postmaster General and then Sir Alexander may apply [again to my Lord Treasurer].
Bathurst and Portman [their petition is read and] ref [erred] to the C[ommissioners] of Prizes.
Duke of Bolton [his petition is read]. Ref [erred] to the Att. [orney] G[eneral]. My Lord [Treasurer] leaves the point as to the right to be determined by the Court of the Exchequer and in the meantime orders Mr. Wilcox to take care that no embezzlement [of timber] be made.
Tho. Blackelock [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the C[ommissioners of] Cus[toms]. The Commissioners are to inform themselves of the qualifications of the said Blacklock.
John Butts [his petition is read. My Lord Treasurer thereupon orders] 50l. to be paid by Mr. Nicholas [to the said Butts] as her Majesty's bounty. As to the commission which he is going to execute he must produce a certificate from Mr. Secretary Harley that it will be for the service of the public before my Lord can think it reasonable that the Queen should be at any charge therein.
The Deputy Chamberlains for joining tallies [in the Exchequer Court, their petition is read]. Ordered.
Tho. Combes [his petition is read]. R[eferred] to the Commissioners of Excise.
John Crowne [his petition is read]. To be laid before the Queen.
Sheur [Sieur] Casseloup [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot direct any tax to be remitted. Query : how the others came by the favour.
Hen. Collop [his petition is read]. See what arrears are due to him.
Marmad[uke] Conway [his petition is read. My Lord orders for him] 30l. out of secret service money.
John Cardy et al. [Army] clothiers [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.
Ann Crimes [her petition is read]. Not reasonable.
Lord Cutts [his petition is read]. Ordered.
Richard Coling [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the Queen to grant a new pension, the revenue being so much burthened already.
The House of Commons' Clerks Assistants et al. clerks [their petition is read. My Lord orders them] to have what is usual.
The Salt Commissioners' report [is read on the petition of] Capt. Edmund Clarke. [My Lord decides to] agree with the Commissioners and dismiss the petition.
The report [from] Mr. Vanbrugh [on the petition of the] Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal [is read]. When there is money of [the late King William's Civil List revenue] arrears they may be paid what is due on their salaries in the late King's time.
[The] rep[ort from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts on the petition of] Lieut. Col. Door et al. [is read]. Agreed.
Sir Samuel Dashwood et al late Commissioners of Excise [their petition is read]. See the others' [Excise Commission] warrant. Respited.
Ed. Davies [his petition is read]. Rejected.
Ebden and Steele [their petition is read. My Lord orders for them] 50l. out of prize money.
The rep[ort from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts on the petition of the] Earl of Essex [having been] referred to the Commissioners of Transports : the report of the [said Commissioners of] Transports [is read thereon]. Thereupon my Lord orders that] if this matter was not determined when the Duke of Marlborough was here let Mr. Pauncefort report what was done by him on Mr. Atkinson's certificate.
Lieut. Col. Etheridge [his petition is read]. R[eferred to] Mr. Fox.
Widow Mary Elliott [her petition is read]. My Lord has nothing to do with this claim.
Widow Philipa Elliott [her petition is read]. R[eferred to the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes.
The report [from] Mr. Fox [is read on the petition of] Lieut. Col. Etheridge. See what method was pursued by Col. Shrimpton for the warrant for the commencement of his own salary ; and the same must be followed in this case.
The Excise Commissioners' memorial [is read] for payment of bills drawn upon the Treasurer of the Navy by L.L. [Lords Lieutenants] &c. [for repayment of press and conduct money advanced to the service by Excise officers in the country. My Lord thereupon orders] the Commissioners of the Navy to make out these bills [for refund] unless they have other objections than such as are mentioned in this report.
Tho. Foulerton [his petition formerly read and] ref[erred to] Mr. Blathwayt : [thereupon the] report from Mr. Blathwayt [is read and my Lord thereupon ordered that] that part that became due from Sir B[evil] Granville is to be stopped out of his salary.
Major General Feilding [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the granting any new pension.
Rich[ard] Fincher [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the Queen to grant any new pension.
The report [from the Commissioners of] Stamp Duties [on the petition of] Robert Foulkes [is read]. Allow him one half and set [or charge] it upon the carrier.
Lord Fitz Walter's letter [is read] relating to Mr. Rich. Send this to the Agents [for Taxes] to know what is proper to be done herein. [Later : my Lord reads the Taxes] Agents' report : Agreed.
Robert Greenway [his petition is read]. There is no money of [the late King William's Civil List revenue] arrears at present.
Grinling Gibbons [his petition is read]. Ordered.
Capt. Gardner [his petition is read]. If this matter was not settled when the D[uke] of Marlborough was here [it is] to be ref[erred] to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
The report [from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands on the petition of] Col. Grahme [is read]. My Lord will speak with Mr. Grahme to-morrow.
Lady Essex Griffin [her petition is read]. My Lord Treasurer directs that the profits of the forfeited estate [of the late Lord Griffin] over and above what is already charged thereon shall be paid into the Exchequer and remain there for her Majesty's disposal and if Col. Griffin and Mr. Millman have anything to offer they must bring their proposal in writing and it shall be considered. My Lord will move the Queen to grant 100l. a year to Lady Essex Griffin out of the forfeited estate of the late Lord Griffin during so long as it shall continue in her Majesty's hands. See infra pp. 86-7. and supra p. 78.
Peter Gery [his petition is read]. It is appropriated money and must be paid.
Cha. Hen. Howard [his petition is read]. Ref. C C [referred to the Customs Commissioners].
The Hawkers and Pedlars Commissioners [their petition is read]. My Lord doth not think fit to grant this : but the fees must be charged in the account and his Lordship had rather consider the same [some] other way.
The report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on the petition of] Sir Cha. Hara about 50 men detached to the West Indies [out of his Regiment]. Agreed. [Likewise the said] Comptrollers' report [on the said Hara's petition about] 200 men detached for Portugal. His Grace [the Duke of Marlborough] and my Lord [Treasurer] are of the same opinion with the Comptroller's in this case.
The report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on the petition of] Col. Rich. Holmes. [My Lord orders it] to be done by a Contingent warrant [a warrant drawn on Army Contingencies].
Hume and Cremer [their petition is read]. To be paid all that is due to them.
John Higgons and his wife [their petition is read]. My Lord doth not think it proper for him to give any direction in this matter.
Eliza Hargrave [her petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the granting any new pension.
The inhabitants of Hampton Court [their petition is read]. The determination of all matters of this kind is left by law to the [Assessment] Commissioners of the Land Tax and my Lord doth not think it fit to intermeddle.
John Hele [his petition is read]. There is no vacancy and my Lord [Treasurer] grants no reversions.
Tho. Hall [his petition is read]. The Establishment did not commence till midsummer 1702.
Widow Eliza Houston [her petition is read]. To be laid before the Queen.
Samuel Hughson [his petition is read]. Ordered.
Sir Cha. Hara [his petition is read]. If not determined already [my Lord orders it] to be referred [to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts]
Eliza Hargrave [her petition is read]. Rejected.
Phil Harris [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to] Mr. Vanbrugh to examine his bills.
The report [from the] Off[icers of the] Works [is read on the bill for] works done at the Horse Guards. [My Lord Treasurer desires the Secretary at War] Mr. St. John to prepare a Contingent warrant [a warrant to be drawn on Army Contingencies] for 425l. 10s. 0d.
John Jordan [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to be paid half the allowance [offered] by the Proclamation in case the persons had been convicted, provided no others have had a reward for this service.
John Jones [his petition is read]. Ref [erred to the Commissioners of] Transports.
Papers relating to proceedings [of the] House of Commons in Ireland [are read]. To be laid before the Queen.
Col. Bald[win] Leighton [his petition is read]. The [Royal Oak] Lottery [pension] fund is expired.
John Little [his petition is read]. This is not properly before my Lord.
William Lord [his petition is read]. Ref C Ex. [referred to the Commissioners of Excise].
Peter de Lisle et al. refugees [their petition is read]. There are no arrears due and if there were there is no fund for the same.
Lisly and Burnaby [their petition is read]. Ref [erred to] H[enry] Baker.
Col. de Lalo [his petition is read. My Lord orders] the clothiers [of his Regiment] to be paid according to the [Irish] Lords Justices' settlement and the cost of the clothes of the detached men [is] to be considered when the Regiment comes to be new clothed.
The report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on the petition of] Lord Lucas. [My Lord Treasurer thereupon] allowed 159l. 2s. 8d. and disallowed 116l. 11s. 0d.
Captains Lyndall and Wentworth [their petitions are read]. Ref[erred to] Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] and the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Johnquet Lapine [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Lieut. John Lloyd [his petition is read]. There is no fund for these pensions.
Capt. Tho. Lloyd [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
The livery servants of his late Majesty [William III their petition is read. My Lord Treasurer orders them] to be paid when there is money [of the late King's Civil List revenues available] for arrears.
Tho. Moor [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
The Provost and Corporation of Moneyers [of the Mint in the Tower, their petition is read]. Ref[erred to the Principal] Officers of the Mint.
John Mackerell [his petition is read]. Direct the C.C. [Customs Commissioners] to examine his qualifications and present him for such employment as he is fit for.
Man and McCullock [their petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Ensign Richard Manning [his petition is read]. Re[ferred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
The Captains of McCartney's Regiment [their petition is read]. If this matter was not settled when the D[uke] of Marlborough was here [my Lord Treasurer orders it] to be ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
John Netterville [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the D[uke] of Ormonde [as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland]. But the pretension is so old that my Lord [Treasurer] thinks it will only put him [the petitioner] to trouble and charge.
Nicholls and Crosse, merchants [their petition is read]. These gentlemen must apply to the Admiralty Office.
The report from the C[ommissioners of] E[xcise is read] on the petition of John Newman. [My Lord directs] Mr. Newman to attend here [at the Treasury Office] when the C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise come next].
The reports [from the] Agents for Taxes [are read on the petition of] Lew[is] Oliver. My Lord is of the same opinion with the Agents.
The report [from Paymaster General] Mr. How [is read on the petition of] Capt. D'Orgeval. There has been no fund for any of these pensions since his late Majesty's decease.
The Countess of Plymouth [her petition is read]. There is nothing due that could vest in an administratrix.
Rich[ard] Park [his petition is read]. Ref. C.C. [Referred to the Customs Commissioners].
The report [from] Capt. Cartwright and Mr. Vincent [is read on the petition of] Major Archibald Patten. He must pursue his remedy at law.
The report [from] Mr. Borrett [is read on the petition of] widow Rachell Payne refugée. [My Lord orders] Mr. B[orrett] to enquire and inform himself in the best manner he can of the value of what is desired and certify my Lord as soon as he can.
The printers to the Queen [their petition for payment of their account is read] See the last account of the Hanaper [and thereout my Lord orders them] to have [payment of their bill for] a year.
The memorial of the Postmaster General [is read] concerning the Auditors of Imprests as auditors of the Post Office] accounts. [My Lord orders] the accomptants to pay to the Auditors so much for these accounts as is allowed by my Lord's late settlement [of fees]. But the Governors of the Post Office must prosecute the heirs and executors of Mr. [Auditor] Aldworth to refund the money for the accounts [which] he never made up.
The certificate [from] Captain Cartwright [concerning] Major Archibald Patten [is read]. Agreed.
Col. Rivers [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Teres[a] Rottiers and Mary Lucy [their petition is read. My Lord orders them] to be paid what is due in the Queen's time [since her accession].
The report [from] Mr. St. John [Secretary at War], Mr. How [Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons] and the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on the petition of] Col. Rivers. Agreed.
Ann Rogers [her petition is read. My Lord orders her] to have a year [on her pension].
The report [from the] Auditors of Imprests [is read on the petition of] Sir William Robinson and Mr. Vanhomrigh. My Lord will speak with the Auditors about this.
Widow Hen[rietta] Mar[ia] Stainshurst [her petition is read]. Query : if anything be due [to her] in her [present] Majesty's time.
Alexander Steward [his petition is read]. R[eferred to the] Comptrollers
[of Army Accounts].
Roger Sizer [his petition is read]. There is no money of [the late King William's Civil List revenue] arrears at present [in hand].
William Stafford [his petition is read]. Let him be instructed [at the waterside in the business of the Customs in order to an appointment].
Edw. St. Leger [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Sick and Wounded.
Widow Eliza Sandys [her petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the granting any new pension.
Laur[ence] Stanyan [his petition is read]. My Lord doth not think it reasonable to vex the country with old pretences of this kind.
Ralph Strong [his petition is read]. Rejected.
William Squire [his petition is read]. He must apply to the C.C. [Customs Commissioners].
Bernard Smith [his petition is read. My Lord orders that he is] to be paid when there is money.
Eliza Stroud [her petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Transports.
Tho. Seyliard [his petition is read. My Lord orders that he is] to be paid if he has cleared his accounts.
John Stone [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to] Mr. Vanburgh
.
Rich. Stacey [his petition is read]. See if this fact be rightly suggested.
The Sick and Wounded Commissioners [their petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the Queen to grant a new precedent of this kind.
Widow Hen[rietta] Mar[ia] Stainshurst [her petition is read]. See what the arrear is. [My Lord orders her] a quarter out of the [late King William's Civil List revenue] arrears.
The report [from the] Attorney General [is read on the petition of] Sir Ed. Smith et al. My Lord Treasurer directs that the profits of the forfeited estate [of the late Lord Griffin] (over and above what is already charged thereon) shall be paid into the Exchequer and remain there for her Majesty's disposal : and if Col. Griffin and Mr. Millman have anything to offer they must bring their proposal in writing and it shall be considered : see supra p. 83.
Lord Tiviott [his petition is read]. Ref[er] this part to Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] and the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts]. This part was considered when the Duke of Marlborough was here.
Rowland Trion [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to] Mr. Blathwayt.
Ann Taler [her petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this if the allegations were true.
Sparks Triamore [his petition is read. There is] no vacancy.
Laur[ence] Thompson [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Hawkers [and Pedlars].
Capt. Robert Thompson [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes.
The clerks and under officers of the Commissioners for Trade [and Plantations their petition is read]. My Lord doth not think this reasonable.
The report [from the] Agents for Taxes [on the petition of] Ed. Taylour [is read]. Send this to Mr. Att[orney General] to certify which of the two expedients is most advisable.
Col. Samuel Venner [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
[The] Housekeepers of Westminster [Palace their petition is read]. The outpensioners [on the late King William's Civil List] are paid to the day of his Majesty's decease.
Tho. Whitley [his petition is read. My Lord orders] no process to be stayed till the composition [for his debts] is made.
William Wright [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the granting any new pension.
Ed. Wilcox [his petition is read]. He is to take care that nothing be disposed of to the Queen's prejudice till the [question of] right be decided.
[Petition of] ditto pro John Eling [is read]. Approved.
[Petition of] ditto [is read] about cutting down trees in Windsor Park. Ordered if not already done.
Tho. Warren [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to] Mrs. [Messieurs] Dod and Waters.
The Dean and Chapter of Westminster [their petition is read]. See what was done in the like cases formerly.
Michael Wadding [his petition is read]. Rejected.
Tho. Weston [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
Tho. Waters [his petition is read]. There is no Fleet going.
Widow Eliza[beth] Winstanley [her petition is read]. Send this to the Trinity House to state the case with their opinion.
The report [from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands] on the petition of the E[arl of] Westmorland [is read]. Agreed.
The report [from the] Att[orney General is read on the petition of] Hen. Wolstenholme. Stay the process till the end of next Michaelmas term.
William Waite [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C.C. [Customs Commissioners].
John King : My Lord [Treasurer] doth not concern himself in making [appointing] the Messengers [of the Chamber].
Tho. Kirke, Consul at Genoa. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Sick and Wounded.
The report [from the] Agents for Taxes [is read] on the Kingston upon Thames case. My Lord concurs in opinion with the Agents.
Queen Mary's livery servants [their petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this. [This entry is undated].
Order about a present to the Five Nations of Indians bordering on New York [is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Blathwayt to certify what precedents there have been for this and what he thinks proper to be now done.
Order about stores for New York [is read. My Lord orders the] Board of Ordnance to certify what accounts are kept of the stores that have been formerly sent to this or any other of the Plantations and of the remains of stores that are now there.
Order relating to Recruits for New York. Ref[erred to] Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] and the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].