The Earl of Arran : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the]
Surveyor General [of Crown Lands] : a warrant to be prepared.
John Angell [his petition is read concerning the lighthouse on
Spurnhead for the erection of which Charles II gave a patent to
Justinian Angell, petitioner's father]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms]
C[ommissioners. 12 Feb. Reference Book VIII, p. 213].
William Armiger : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners
of the] Salt Duties. Read 13 Feb. 1705-6.
Peirce Arnop : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] D[uke of]
Ormonde. To be laid before the Queen. [See infra under date
2 May 1706].
[The date of the following 4 items is uncertain].
Earl of Arran : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army
Accounts] Comptrollers. It does not seem reasonable, nor can it be
done by law.
John Acton : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts]
Comptrollers. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral].
A. B. [the letter signed by him is read]. This is a matter proper
for the Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons and he has agreed a
good while since with Sir Jeff Jefferys.
E[arl of] Albemarle : [my Lord reads his petition] rel[ating] to
his accounts as late Master of the Robes. Ref[erred] to Mr. Auditor
Harley. Ibid., p. 3.
Tho. Byerly, Collector and Receiver of [the revenue] New York.
Send this to Mr. Popple to lay before the Commissioners for Trade for
their opinion. [8 Feb. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 181].
Marg[aret] Blancheville : [my Lord reads her petition praying
the Queen's aid to recover her late husband's estate in co. Kilkenny].
Ref[erred to the] Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. [13 Feb. Treasury
Board Papers XCVII, 66].
Mr. Boscawen : [my Lord reads his] letter pro Ja[mes] Carr. Direct
the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to present this man for the employment
desired [of preventive officer for wool between Berwick and Alnwick]
if they have no objection. [15 Feb. Out Letters (General) XVIII 183].
Peter Burridge : [his petition is read]. Recommend [him to the]
Mr. [James] Bridges [Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad :
my Lord reads his] memorial relating to the Troops of Saxe Gotha.
Issue upon the order for Extraordinaries [of the war] so much of the
within mentioned arrears as there is money [sufficient] in the Exchequer
to satisfy [it] and the remainder as [soon as] any money comes in applicable
Ditto : [his memorial] relating to bills drawn on him. Ordered.
Sir Lambert Backwell [Blackwell] : [my Lord reads his petition
concerning his expense on the sub agents whom he appointed when
Agent for Prizes at Leghorn, Genoa and Port Venere from 1702].
Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners for] Prizes. [26 Feb. Reference Book
VIII, p. 216]. Ibid., p. 33.
The Marquess of Carmarthen [his petition is read praying] to be
repaid his taxes [on his salary] as Admiral of the Red. My Lord
thinks this matter is not properly cognizable by him.
Ja. Carr vide Boscawen supra p. 191. T4/16, p. 62.
John and James David et al. [John James David and John Gerrard
of London merchants their petition is read concerning prize brandies
at Plymouth]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Excise. [6 Feb.
Reference Book VIII, p. 212].
Ditto [later] : the report from the said Commissioners [is read].
[The date of the following 3 items is uncertain].
Tho. Daeth junr. recommend[ed] by Sir C. Shovell. Enquire into
the gentleman's qualifications, my Lord being willing to do something
Drummond and Company : [my Lord reads their] letter [addressed]
to Mr. Anstis [about tin at Amsterdam]. [My Lord orders] Mr.
Anstis to write to Mr. Drummond to remit this 2000l. at not less than
the current exchange.
Sir John De la Val : [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the]
C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of]
Salt Duties. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 67.] Ibid., p. 80.
Capt. Tho. Ekins [his petition is read]. My Lord has nothing to
do with this matter. The petitioner must apply to the Admiralty.
John Evelyn, late Treasurer of Greenwich Hospital, his petition is
read for the surplusage of his account. Referred to the Auditor
[Harley 18 Feb. Reference Book VIII, p. 216]. Ibid., p. 96.
Peter Faber [a refugee, his petition is read praying a grant of
Bourdet's intestate estate]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Borrett and the [letter]
to be sent away presently. [22 Feb. Reference Book VIII, 215].
[The date of the following 3 entries is uncertain].
Robert Fewand : [my Lord reads] his letter [addressed] to Mr.
Chancellor [of the Exchequer] relating to the port of Liverpool and
to [Edward] Scarborough's security. Speak with [the] C[ustoms]
C[ommissioners] about this on Monday.
Capt. Hen. Folleville [his petition is read]. If he has any money
due to him it must be stated and paid with the rest of the Regiment.
Peter Fabre : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Borrett.
To be laid before the Queen and move her Majesty to bestow part of this
upon some other necessitous refugees. Ibid., p. 114.
Samuel Gillart [his petition is read]. There is no vacancy.
Count Gallas [his memorial is read for permit] to export 37 horses
for the Emperor. [Write the Customs Commissioners] to pass these
upon payment of the Customs due.
Isaac De Graves (Desgraves) [his petition is read concerning his
bond for John Chaigneau for Duties on wines]. Ref[erred to the]
C[ustoms] C[ommissioners. 6 Feb. Reference Book VIII, 213].
Sir Hen. Gough vide Littleton infra p. 193.
Tho. Gill [late messenger and informer in the Excise Office : his
petition is read concerning his suit against John Fuller a distiller
in Middlesex] : my Lord Keeper has put this off till next term. [11
Feb. Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 63].
Her Majesty's three Troops of Guards : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort
from] Mr. Howe [Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons on their
memorial]. My Lord agrees that the money in Mr. Howe's hands on
account of a deduction for offreckonings shall be paid in the usual
manner by way of clearings to the said Troops now and from time to
time. [8 Feb. Treasury Minute Book XV, p. 189 supra p. 58].
Ibid., p. 132.
Cha. Howard [his petition is read]. Recommend[ed] to the C[ustoms]
Col. Handasyde : [my Lord reads his] letter dated Jamaica 20
Nov. 1705 [complaining of hardships on his regiment arising from
the money being remitted by Sir Gilbert Heathcote]. Shew this to
Sir G. Heathcott. Send this to Mr. Howe to enquire into the matters
of this complaint and report a state thereof to his Lordship with his
opinion as soon as may be. 14 Feb. Out Letters (General) XVIII,
[My Lord reads] Sir Gilbert Heathcott's answer to Col. Handasyde's
letter. Send this to Mr. Howe to agree with Sir Gilbert in the best
manner he can.
Mr. [John] Higgons [concerning Chatham Dockyard lands his
petition is read]. My Lord will speak with the Commissioners of the
Navy about this at their next attendance.
Sir Gilbert Heathcott : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the]
C[ommissioners of the] Navy. Read again 19 Feb. 1705-6. My
Lord will speak with the Commissioners of the Navy about this when
Mr. Higgons [his claim concerning Chatham Dockyard lands].
The Navy Commissioners say a state of this case has been made by Mr.
Lechmere which shews the petitioner has no colour of title. The Commissioners
are to send a copy of that case. [25 Feb. Treasury Board
Papers XCVII, 85]. Ibid., p. 152.
Ed. Littleton and Sir Henry Gough [concerning their 800l. debt
on Lord Griffin's estate : My Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Auditor
Shales. My Lord tells Sir Henry Gough that though he is ready to do
anything he can that may make him easy as to what is desired in the
petition yet in regard the same is to be matter of the Q[ueen's] grace and
bounty his Lordship advises Sir Henry not to insist upon his Lordship's
laying this matter before the Queen till her Majesty's affairs are in a
better condition. [Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 80]. Ibid., p. 190.
Hen[ry] Meriton, Cashier of Excise [his petition is read [for his
porterage fees &c.]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Excise.
[6 Feb. Reference Book VIII, 214].
[The date of the following 3 items is uncertain].
Col. Morgan : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. St. John
[Secretary at War]. Agreed to, viz. 6s. per diem additional pay as
Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Wight and to commence from Xmas
The Knight Marshal's men : [my Lord reads the] order [of the]
H[ouse] of Peers. My Lord will consider this as soon as the House is up.
John Mason, late Receiver [General of Taxes for co.] Cambridge,
[his case is reconsidered]. My Lord will accept from him the sum of
money proposed by the Agents [for Taxes] : but since he and his securities
cannot agree my Lord does not think fit to interpose any further in the
contest between them but leaves 'em to the law. Ibid., p. 211.
The creditors of the old debt of the Navy [their petition is] read.
[My Lord reads the letter from the] Navy C[ommissioners] in
answer to my Lord's letter about subsisting pressed men in all the
ports. Send to Mr. Burchett to let him know that the C[ommissioners
of the] Navy have acquainted my Lord that they have imprested money
to the several places mentioned in the margin of this letter and desire
him to signify to what other places it may be proper to imprest more
[money] for this service [and] that directions may be given therein to
the C[ommissioners] of the Navy to make the said imprests out of the
Navy M[oney] because all branches of the Customs are specially appropriated
and must not be diverted. [23 Feb. Out Letters (General)
XVIII, 186]. T4/16., p. 229.
John Parker [agent for prizes at Falmouth, Penzance, St. Ives
his petition is read concerning the charges against him concerning
wines]. My Lord will speak with Mr. Boscawen about this. [13 Feb.
Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 65].
Daniel Peck [of Chester, Deputy Receiver of Crown Rents and
Revenues in North Wales and the County Palatine of Chester : being
appointed by Roger Whitley, the patentee, as in place of Samuel
Hughson lately deceased his petition is read proposing his securities
detailed]. Referred to the Queen's Remembrancer. [19 Feb. Reference
Book VIII, p. 215].
Col. Park : my Lord reads [his] letter [as transmitted by Secretary]
Sir C. Hedges relating to guns and ammunition [desired to be sent]
to the Leeward Islands. This should have been sent to the Office of
Ordnance : but since it is come to my Lord Treasurer my Lord conceives
the Leeward Islands have had their proportion already out of the money
of the Four and a Half per cent.
Elias Pawson [merchant, his petition is read concerning wines in
his ship Tryal of York arrived from Oporto March 1731 and which
paid the new subsidy on the interim between the death of Wm. III
when the said Subsidy expired and the continuance of the same by
the next Parliament]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
[15 Feb. Reference Book VIII, 220]. Ibid., p. 269.
Sir Is[aac] Rebow [his petition is read concerning his title to a
fourth part of the lighthouses erected at Harwich by Sir William
Batten] referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. [9 Feb.
Reference Book VIII, p. 213].
Cha. Richesies [Rickesies, his petition is read]. He must be satisfied
with what he has upon the Establishment. Ibid., p. 284.
Le Sieur Stocken [his petition is read]. Upon proof of these
allegations the goods [are] to be carried back free.
[Widow] Mary Sandys [her petition is read for payment for ground
in the town of Galway on which barracks are now erected]. Referred
to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. [13 Feb. Out Letters (Ireland)
VIII, p. 383].
Lieut. Gen. Stuart [his petition is read] pro arrears [of] Brigadier
Villiers in the late war in Ireland. Ref[erred to the] E[arl of]
Ja[mes] Sanderson [his petition is read for a grant of the stewardship
of the Court of the manor of Tickhill co. Yorks. vacant by the
death of the late Queen Dowager]. Ref[erred to the] Surveyor General
[of Crown Lands. 12 Feb. Reference Book VIII, p. 215].
The C[ommissioners of] Sick and Wounded [their memorial for
money is read]. 4000l. ordered.
The Duke of Somerset : [my Lord reads his] reply to Sir
Christopher Wren about some building in Scotland Yard adjoining
to the Duke's garden wall. Send to Sir Christopher Wren to give his
answer to this paper as speedily as he can and in the mean time to put
a stop to the building. [27 Feb. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p.
Tho. Stillgoe [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot do this.
The memorial [from] the Commissioners of Salt Duties relating
to Mr. Armiger [is] read. Ibid., p. 302.
Frederick Trench [his petition is read and] ref[erred] to the Lord
Lieutenant of Ireland. [See supra p. 371 under date 2 Aug. 1705].
Ibid., p. 314.
Tho. Warren [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the]
C[ommissioners of] Excise.
The Auditor for Wales : [my Lord reads his] memorial rel[ating]
to the Receiver of North Wales and Cheshire his security for the
Crown Revenue. [Write] to the [Queen's] Remembrancer to send a
copy of Whitley's patent and an account of what security he hath given
for his faithful execution of the office within mentioned. Ibid., p. 346.