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April 1706

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'Minute Book: April 1706', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. 197-200. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84817 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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April 1706

1706 April John Bingham [his petition] rel[ating] to [his claims on] the pay of Lieut. Col. Ward : the report [from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers is read 24 April. [Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 47].
The Major et al. of the town of Berwick [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] and the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts]. Ibid., p. 33.
My Lord reads the letter from [Sir Nathaniel Johnson] the Governor of Carolina [praying for a vessel from England to bring pitch and tar from thence for the encouragement of the planters]. Send [this] to the C[ommissioners of the] Navy. [22 April. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 203].
Sir John Crew [his petition is read concerning the office of Bailiff of Delamere Forest]. Ref[erred to the] Surveyor General] [of Crown Lands. [30 April. Reference Book VIII, 222-3]. Ibid., p. 63.
Jo. Folliot, Ensign [of the Coldstream Guards : my Lord reads his memorial to Prince George of Denmark concerning his wounds in the defence of Gibraltar and his barbarous usage as a prisoner in France and] ref[erred same] to Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War : 22 April. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 17]. Ibid., p. 114.
[? April]. Ja. Grahme : [my Lord considers the whole case concerning the inquisition taken in Lincolnshire relating to some derelict lands of which Grahme prays a lease]. My Lord thinks this grant would be very vexatious to the country and therefore cannot advise the passing thereof. But my Lord will move the Queen to allow him the charges he has been at and he is to make a particular thereof. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 79].
Capt. Gardiner [his petition] rel[ating] to Donegall's Regiment. [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. My Lord agrees that this Regiment ought to be upon the Portugal Establishment from the day of embarcation from Ireland.
April. Francis Golling [his petition is read praying to be restored to his place of collector of the Penny Post Office which he executed faithfully for 13 years]. Ref[erred to the] Post Master General. [16 April. Reference Book VIII, 221].
The Duke of Grafton [his petition is read relating to Whittlewood Forest]. Ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands. 16 April. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 198].
? date. Col. Tho. Gilly, Lieut. Governor of Hull, [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Comptrollers of Army Accounts. This to be considered when Mr. St. John's proposal for Plymouth is brought hither.
? date. Robert Greenway [his petition is read]. My Lord will remember him] when there are any arrears [of the late King's Civil List revenues in the Exchequer applicable to such cases].
Geo. Griffith [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] [? see petition of Gabriel Griffith et al. under date 30 April 1706. Reference Book VIII, 225]. Ibid., p. 132.
April. Mr. How : [my Lord reads the draft] Queen's warrant [for allowances on his account as Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons]. Send this warrant to the Auditors [of Imprests] to know if they have any objection to it. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 9].
Col. Hans Hamilton [his memorial] relating to the [offreckonings of his] Regiment lately commanded by the late Lord Lucas. [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts Comptrollers]. My Lord agrees to this report and directs that 709l. 9s. 6d. be deducted out of Spackman's assignment : and signify the same to Mr. How. [22 April. Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 118].
Col. Hamill : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] D[uke of] Ormonde [for said Hamill's discharge from debt] [and orders] the warrant to be renewed. [24 April. Treasury Board Papers XCVI, 91].
? April. Col. John Hill [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the Army Accounts] Comptrollers.
Jane Hunter [her petition is read] : to be read when the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] are present.
Sir Robert Harrison, Receiver General of Taxes for Oxfordshire : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Agents [for Taxes]. Agreed. [See Treasury Board Papers XCV, 48]. T4/16, p. 152.
Captains Lyndall and Wentworth : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. Agreed.
Col. de Lala [Lalo : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers [on his memorial touching a detachment of 200 men out of his Regiment into Col. Handasyde's Regiment for the West Indies]. Agreed. [after 1 April see Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 2].
Captains Lyndall and Wentworth : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. My Lord agrees to this report. [See supra. The duplication of this entry is probably a clerical slip].
Col. Lyvesay : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. My Lord agrees to this report. [24 April. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 15].
The bishop of London : [my Lord reads his] letter rel[ating] to the [prosecution for the forfeiture of the] estate of Sir John Gifford. Send [his letter] to Mr. Attorney General] to report the grounds there are for this prosecution. [22 April. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 203]. Ibid., pp. 190-1.
April. Cha. Mason [his petition is read praying salaries for two additional clerks for his Office]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners] of Transports. [1 April Reference Book VIII, 220].
[The] E[arl of] Manchester [his petition is read for a new reversionary grant of the office of Collector of all Customs and Subsidies in London port now enjoyed by John, Thomas and Nicholas Crispe]. Ref[erred to] Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral. 23 April. Reference Book VIII, 222]. Ibid., p. 211.
Cha. Noden [his petition] in behalf of Robt. Henley, Lieutenant to the Independent Company at Bermudas who was fined and imprisoned for threatening the Lieutenant Governor of Bermudas. [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers.
My Lord agrees with this report. [22 April. Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 97].
Judith Nezereau : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Borrett. Agreed.
[?] Tho. Newton, woodward of Whittlewood and Salcey Forest : [my Lord reads the] cert[ificate from] Auditor Shales. Agreed.
Newlin (Newling) Philip : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Wilcox on said Newlin's petition of Jan. 23 last supra p. 187]. So much as is due in the Queen's time [is] to be paid. Ibid., p. 229.
Duke of Ormonde [his memorial is read] relating to the state of the Ordnance of Ireland. To be laid before the Queen and a warrant to be presented at the same time.
Ditto : his memorial relating to Col. Culliford and Major Oglethorp. To be laid before the Queen.
Ditto : his memorial about Major General Gustavus Hamilton. To be laid before the Queen.
Ditto : his memorial relating to 1000 musketts to be contracted for in Holland by Lieut. General Ingoldsby. A warrant to be prepared for this : [to be paid] out of the revenue of Ireland at large.
Ditto : memorial relating to Col. Freke and Col. Brudenell, proposing 250l. between them for their service as Majors of Brigade during the two encampments in Ireland. Agreed and a warrant to be prepared accordingly.
Ditto : memorial relating to the embarquing of the Regiments of Mohun and Caulfeild and the detachments of 900 men out of the Regiments of Wynn, Lillingstone and La Pelle [Lepel].
First Article : that a sea clothing was provided at 30s. per man which amounted to 1410l. 15s. 6d., which exceeds the said allowance by 60l. 15s. 6d. Respited till it appears why this 60l. 15s. 6d. is charged.
Second Article : for 2700l. at 3l. per man for the abovesaid 900 men and that the Establishment of Ireland may be eased of the charge of maintaining them from the 24th December last to the 7th of March when they embarqued. My Lord [Treasurer] will order this 2700l. to be paid as soon as the Duke of Ormonde shall think it proper to send Officers to raise the recruits.
Third Article : as to the 3 entire Regiments sent away, the Paymaster hath certified that he hath paid 'em from the 24th of Dec. last (the time they were cleared off the Irish Establishment) to the 5th and 6th of March when they embarqued [to wit the sum of] 5382l. 7s. 11¼d. My Lord [Treasurer] orders [payment of] this 5382l. 7s. 11¼d. out of the money in Mr. Bridges's hands for the 5000 men in Catalonia.
Fourth Article : the said Regiments being completed to the [figures of] English Establishment by the addition of 108 men to each regiment at 3l. per man [for levy money this item amounts to 1072l. Allowed as above.
Fifth Article : charge of the draughts at 5l. per man to make up the complements of these Regiments to the Irish Establishment. [My Lord orders a royal] s[ign] m[anual to contain] a signification to the Paymaster Mr. Bridges that those deductions may be made as is proposed.
Sixth Article : relates to the debts which these 3 Regiments have incurred upon account of sea clothing, caps, frocks, kettles, etc. Respited till the particulars are produced and then orders to be given accordingly.
Seventh Article : relating to a draught of 400 men which were to be sent to Newfoundland and [which] put to sea but were forced back by contrary winds and after countermanded, for which a sea clothing was provided amounting to 784l. 8s. 10½d. This to be further explained.
Ditto : memorial about Mr. Bouchier and Mr. Jemmett. In Mr. Bouchier's account for buying horses for Portugal there remains a balance (for buying horses) due to the revenue of Ireland for that service 431l. 1s. 10½d. which the Lord [Lieutenant, the Duke of Ormonde] desires to be repaid. Ordered.
And that Mr. Bouchier may have 150l. as a reasonable recompense for his trouble. Ordered.
That Mr. Jemmet, Collector of Cork, who attended four embarcations from Cork may have 60l. out of the Contingencies for the Portugal service as a reward. Agreed if the Commissioners of Transports think it reasonable and [this is] to be referred to them.
Ditto : memorial about Lord Ikerrin's Regiment of Dragoons. This to be done in the usual method at the allowance of 12l. a horse.
Ditto : memorial touching an allowance for clothes for the men detached out of Ireland to Portugal along with 1400 horses. [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers [hereon]. Ordered : but the difference of exchange [is] to be abated [deducted] and the Regiments [are] to be set in super that have received the clothes. T4/16., pp. 251-2.
Capt. Geo. Purdon : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] D[uke of] Ormonde. Read 24 April 1706, the D[uke of] Ormonde being present. My Lord Treasurer can give no directions in this matter.
Tho. Powell : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Lord Halifax [the Auditor of the Receipt on Powell's petition concerning the purchase of an annuity for his daughters]. My Lord agrees with this report. [13 April Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 41].
Lord Paston : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers [on his memorial concerning the respits on his Regiment]. Read 21 April 1706. [See Treasury Board Papers XCV, 46].
Christopher Porter : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Salt [on his petition of Feb. 6 last concerning his bond for Salt Duties for George Spry Collector of Salt Duties at Falmouth]. Agreed. [Reference Book VIII, 212].
Fran[cis] Partis : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Salt [on his petition]. Agreed.
Richard Pope : my Lord reads the rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of the] Rev[enue in] Ireland. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral]. Ibid., p. 269.