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May and September 1706

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'Minute Book: May and September 1706', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. 200-217. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84818 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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May and September 1706

Between May and September. Chaplain to reside with the Consul at Algiers : [my Lord reads the letter of May 20 from Henry, bishop of London, asking for 6 months' advance of salary for him so that he might go with Sir Cloudesly Shovell]. Give him 50l. out of Sec[ret] Service m[oney] and write to the Secretary [of State] that her Majesty being pleased to allow 100l. a year to this chaplain for the future he is desired to acquaint the Consul therewith and that he [the Consul] insert it in his bills of extraordinaries and it shall be allowed him accordingly. [4 June, 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 61].
The Countess Arlington [her petition is] read to the Queen at Windsor 10 June 1706. [The Queen orders her] 1000l. a year from Xmas last [and this pension to be inserted] in Mr. Nicholas's list.
Tho. Addison et al. [Alexander Cairns and Anto. Wilks, owners of transport ships hired in Ireland their petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Transports. [12 July. Reference Book VIII, 234].
Deputy Auditor of the Receipt : [my Lord reads his] presentment concerning interest owing] upon the Second Deficiency Act [as by 1 Anne c. 7]. Ordered that the interest be paid in equal proportions of time beginning with the highest sum.
Laur[ence] Ambrose [his petition is] read 31 July 1706.
Mrs. Atkinson, laundress to the Queen : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Vanbrugh [on her petition] proposing 10s. a day [for her] travelling charges. Agreed. [31 July. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 23].
Kath. Atkinson, widow [of Lieut. Edward Atkinson of Col. Borr's Regiment at Gibraltar and killed in a general attack, her petition is read praying a pension]. The Queen can do nothing at present. 31 July. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 38].
Widow Aglionby [her petition is read] for 930l. for her late husband's extraordinary disbursements. It cannot be paid at present.
E[arl of] Abingdon vide C. Bertie infra p. 203.
Cha. Aleyn [grandson of Sir Thomas Aleyn who was Lord Mayor of London at the Restoration : his petition is read for the next vacant Queen's waiter's place in London port]. My Lord doth not grant any reversions. [31 July 1706 Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 37].
Ann Alford [her petition is read]. She must apply to the Colonels.
E[arl of] Albemarle [his accounts as Master of the Robes to William III : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Auditor Harley. A sign manual to be prepared for allowing of this 799l. 16s. 9d. [14 August 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 106].
Mary Adams [wife of Thomas Adams, chirurgeon to the Independent Companies in Newfoundland since 1702, her petition is read for his salary for 1705 which is unjustly respited]. Ref[erred] to the Paymaster [General of Guards and Garrisons. 4 Sept. 1706 Reference Book VIII, 240].
Tho. Addison et al. [see supra. My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Transports [on their petition]. Agreed. Ibid., pp. 3-4.
John Bridger [appointed Surveyor General of Woods in America praying two years' advance of salary, his petition having been referred by the Queen to the Lord Treasurer 14 May 1706]. Her Majesty and my Lord Treasurer have done everything already in this matter that was proposed by the Commissioners for Trade. [Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 50].
William Burnaby [his petition is read concerning the salary of him and his clerk as Sub-Commissioner for prizes in the port of Hull and Agent for Prizes]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners for] Prizes. [10 May Reference Book VIII, 226 and see Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 72].
William Brook [merchant, his petition is read concerning cittern (citron) and elephants' teeth consigned to him and seized as coming from Portuguese possessions (in an English ship)]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners 6 May Reference Book VIII, 224].
Daniel Brisac [his petition is read and] rejected.
E[arl of] Barrymore [his petition is read concerning the clothing of his Regiment on the Portugal Establishment]. Ref[erred to the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. [11 May 1706 Reference Book VIII, 225].
[Walter] Lord Blantyre his petition is read for arrears of the annuity of 1000l. due to Frances, Duchess Dowager of Richmond and Lennox], The condition of the Queen is such as will not permit her Majesty at present to consider this arrear. [15 May Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 52].
William Blathwayt [his petition is read] relating to [the loads of hay granted to him among other chief] rents of the manor of Egham. Send this to Mr. [Travers the] Surveyor [General of Crown Lands] to examine and report what is reasonable. [7 June Out Letters (General) XVIII, 218].
Rich. Becavoir [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] 400l. without account : in consideration of his expense and service in soliciting the recovery of several jewels belonging to the Crown.
Bingham and Broughton [Mark Bingham and Broughton Wright, agents and storekeepers for the rights and perquisites of the Admiralty at the ports of London and Rochester : their petition is read praying reward for their services]. Ref[erred] to Mr. [John] Warters and [John] Dodd. [Apparently an earlier petition than that of 7 Sept. 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 88].
[The] D[uke of] Bolton [his petition as Vice Admiral of the Isle of Wight concerning the French prize Mary Ann of St. Valery is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise. 6 June 1706. Reference Book VIII, p. 229].
E[arl of] Barrimore : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. Agreed. [29 June 1706 warrant authorising the payment to his Regiment. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 119].
E[arl of] Barrimore [his petition is read] for levy money and subsistence of his Regiment. [My Lord orders] the certificates or muster rolls to be carried to the Paymaster [General's] Office and he [the Paymaster General] is thereupon to make a memorial for what [money] is necessary.
Thomas Byerley [Collector and Receiver of New York his petition is read] for his charges in seizing and prosecuting the ship Eagle in New York. Ref[erred] to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners. 19 June Reference Book VIII, 230].
Michael Burk : [my Lord reads the] letter [from] Secretary Harley with the rep[ort from the] Att[orney] Gen[eral]. Ref[er] this to the D[uke] of Ormonde.
Rachel Bennett [her petition is read for the 227l. 2s. 11d. due to her late husband for repairs at Whitehall, Kensington etc., she having been a year a miserable prisoner in the Marshalsea] ref[erred] to Mr. Howe [the Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons. 5 July. Reference Book VIII, 233].
Steph. Bouxcin [a French Protestant refugee his petition concerning the estate of James Pigou : his petition is read on a] ref[erence from] Secretary Hedges [to the Lord Treasurer]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Borrett. 9 July. Reference Book VIII, 232. See Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 117 for the later proceedings].
Paul Boyer [Customer of Ipswich, his petition is read concerning the fees of his post]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners. 13 July Reference Book VIII, 233].
William Brook : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] Commissioners on his petition. My Lord orders a] warrant for a non pros.
Lieut. Walter Brough [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the Army Accounts] Comptrollers.
Hen. Brook : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Report to the Queen that my Lord has no objection to what is proposed.
Lord Bergavenny : [my Lord reads his] letter pro Mr. Merrick. Examine what place he is capable of and put my Lord in mind when any such vacancy happens.
Tho. Byerley [ut] sup. [p. 202 : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] Commissioners]. My Lord thinks Sir J. Jefferys ought to pay these charges.
Paul Boyer : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. Agreed.
Tho. Brocas and Tho. Cornelius merchants [their petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise] [see Reference Book VIII, 220, under date Feb. 28].
Tho. Bruere, Deputy Auditor of the Malt [Duty : his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise].
Eliza Barry [her petition is] read 31 July 1706.
John Bridger [his petition on an order of] refe[rence from Secretary Sir] C. Hedges : read 31 July 1708.
Jona[than] Bramston [his petition is read. My Lord says he is to apply when there is a vacancy.
Cha. Bertie [his petition is read]. See what answer [was] formerly given.
Sir John Buckworth and Sir William Humfreys, late sheriffs of London and Middlesex : [their petition is read for 107l. 18s. 8d. overpaid on their account [as sheriffs]. Ordered.
[Capt.] James Brodie [who acted as surgeon to Major General Hamilton's Regiment in the West Indies, his petition is read for the charge of medicines &c. for the Guardeloup Expedition]. Ref[erred to the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. [31 July Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 39].
John Baskett [his petition is read concerning supplying stationery ware to the Customs]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners 2 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 236 and see Treasury Board Papers C. 13].
Capt. Rich. Biron [late Commander of the Fubbs yacht his petition is read concerning his share of the Vigo booty]. Ref[erred] to the Commissioners of Prizes to examine how it has been done for others in like cases. 2 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 235 and see Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 90].
Sir Lambert Blackwell [his petition is read]. My Lord sees no reason [for this request] nor has [he my Lord] any authority for making payments to Foreign Ministers for Extraordinaries beyond the Regulation.
D[uke of] Bolton [his petition concerning the Lord High Admiral's Tenths on the brandy from the Mary Anne prize ut supra p. 202 is read and] ref[erred] to Mr. Dod and Mr. Warters. [8 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 236].
E[arl of] Banbury [his petition is] read 3 Aug. 1706.
William Blathwayt [his petition is read] rel[ating] to Mr. Perrie. Enquire which will be most advantageous to the publick.
Samuel Bincks [Collector of Portsmouth port his petition concerning his salary is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners. 24 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 238].
William Burnaby [his petition is read] for an allowance [for his service] whilst he was appointed Agent for Prizes on board the Fleet "against which [the] Commissioners of Prizes report." My Lord is of opinion with the Commissioners. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 72 and supra p. 201].
Sir Lambert Blackwell [his petition about his] accounts [my Lord reads the] report [from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes. My Lord agrees to the report so far as concerns the accounts of Sir Lambert and the rest of the persons named therein but doth not think fit to give any standing direction in like cases, but [will decide] as the particulars shall be from time to time reported to his Lordship.
Matt[hew] Butterwick [his petition is read concerning his charges in saving a prize in Barcelona Bay of which he had the charge from Mr. Proudfoot, Agent for Prizes on board the Fleet]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners for] Prizes as to an allowance for his service in saving the mo[ney] mentioned in his petition. 4 Sept. 1706. Reference Book VIII, 240]. T4/16., p. 34.
The [Army] clothiers : [my Lord reads the] report from the [Army Accounts] Comptrollers. Prepare a representation to be laid before the Queen in Council and propose that for the future some Regulation [be drawn up] of what quantities and qualities of clothing are to be furnished to the respective Regiments and direct the [Regimental] Agents to attend the [Army Accounts] Comptrollers with their accounts.
[My Lord reads a] list of bills [for] extraordinary [disbursements] in the Lord Chamberlain's Office. Ref[erred to] Mr. Vanburgh.
Nich. Carew [his] letter to my Lord [Treasurer is read] relating to Mr. Weston, Receiver General of Surrey. [Direct the] Agents for Taxes to attend about this next Friday morning.
[My Lord reads the] C[ustoms] Commissioners' report concerning the Imprest bonds mentioned in the reports concerning Mr. Michael Wicks. Speak to Mr. Attorney General to sign a bill against Mr. Weekes.
William Churchill and Richard Harnage [their petition is read]. My Lord will consider the next week.
Edward Cheek [his petition is read praying] to be steward of Havering co. Essex. [My Lord orders] a constitution accordingly.
Sir John Cotton : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Lowndes. Shew this to the proprietors.
[My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] touching mo[ney] due from the [two] East India Companies. Send to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to hasten the Companies to pay what is due from them. [22 May Out Letters (General) XVIII, 213].
William Clough recom[mended] by Sir William Strickland and Sir William St. Quintin to be Collector at Newcastle ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Geo. Chevet, Secretary and Registrar of the Admiralty at Nevis &c. : [my Lord reads his letter] with a list of prizes taken by the ships of war in those parts. Ref[erred to the Principal] C[ommissioners of] Prizes.
William Coatsworth [his petition is read praying] that his brother John Coatsworth may be Collector at Newcastle. There is a rule established that nobody shall be appointed a Collector that has not been bred a clerk in the affairs of the Customs.
Ellenor Conway [her petition is read]. Query : what [is] due?
John Cressett [his petition is read]. Query : the answer on the former petition.
Widow Mary Chaigneau [her petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Margaret Clarke [spinster : her petition is read relating to an assignment on the Hereditary Excise which she had mortgaged to a person deceased whose executor she knows not]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney General]. 7 June Out Letters (General) XVIII, 216.
John Coatsworth [his petition is read] : ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Salt Duties.
Godfrey Coningham [his petition is read] : ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Revenue in Ireland.
Sir Thomas Cook : [my Lord reads the] cert[ificate from the] Officers [of the] Ordnance that an imprest of 13,500l. out of the Office of Ordnance in the name of Sir Thomas Cook was vacated etc. Send this certificate to the Auditors of Imprests to take care that if Sir Thomas be not already discharged of this imprest as he ought they are to take care that it be duly discharged in the next Ordnance [Paymaster's] Account. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 112. The Auditor's report is dated 24 June 1706].
Widow Mary Chaffin : [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Excise [on her petition]. My Lord agrees with the report.
Thomas Crosby et al. : [my Lord reads the petition] brought by the gent[lemen] of Essex. Ref[erred] to the Agents for Taxes.
Tho. Charnock and Benj. Gregg, Serjeants at arms [their petition] for travelling charges : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Vanbrugh. My Lord doth not think it reasonable to do anything on these precedents but shall be glad of an opportunity to do something for Mr. Charnock some other way.
Tho. Cory, invalid [belonging to Teignmouth (Tynemouth) Castle, his petition is read]. Send this to Commissary Crawford and desire him to send his answer thereto as soon as may be. [4 July. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 224].
Sir John Coniers, [? messieurs] Mrs. Apprice and Williams [their petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Agents for Taxes.
John Clarke his [petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Stamp Duties. [1 August. Reference Book VIII, 238].
John Clennel [late sheriff for co. Northumberland his petition is read concerning the prosecution against him for the escape of William Lawson who was fined 450l. for exporting wool]. Referred to the Att[orney] Gen[eral]. [15 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 237].
Mr. Cross [his] proposal for the improvement of her Majesty's forests, parks, chases and waste grounds [is] Read 31 July 1706. [Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 35].
The Masters in Chancery [their petition is] read 31 July 1706.
The creditors of the debt due on the Civil List [their petition is] read 31 July 1706.
The Gentlemen [of the Chapel] et al. belonging to the Queen's Chapel [their petition is] read 31 July 1706.
Eleanor Conway [relict of John Conway who lost his sight : her petition is read : my Lord orders her] 10l. [as royal] bounty. [31 July : paid 15 Aug. 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 33].
William Clough [on behalf of the patent searchers of London port his petition is read : my Lord orders him] to be heard 14 August in the afternoon : all parties to have notice. [31 July. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 6].
Charnock and Gregg, Serjeants at Arms [their petition is read]. My Lord will be ready to gratify them some other way but doth not think fit to allow travelling charges.
Ed. Castle [his petition is read]. My Lord can give no orders in this.
The bishop of Carlisle [his letter is read] pro John Nicolson. To be considered when [the place is] vacant.
Richard Colinge [his petition is] read 31 July 1706.
Mr. Colby, recom[mended] by E[arl] Rivers and Lieut. Gen. Erle : [his petition is] read 31 July 1706.
Richard Crawley [his petition is read and] ref[erred] to the Auditors [of Imprests] to consider and report what they think most proper to be done in this matter.
[The] E[arl of] Carlisle [his] mem[orial is read] rel[ating] to the displacing Langstaff an officer in the Salt Duties at Carlisle. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Salt Duties.
[Leonard] Compere [his] securities [as Receiver General of her Majesty's Revenues in Jamaica : my Lord reads the] report [from] Mr. Blathwayt [thereon]. My Lord agrees to this report. [23 Aug. 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 8].
Capt. Credo : [my Lord reads the] presentment [from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes. My Lord agrees that Capt. Credo be allowed for his service in giving intelligence of these prizes so much out of her Majesty's share of prizes as by the [Queen's] Declaration [concerning the division of prizes] one of the Captains of her Majesty's Fleet was entitled to. Sept. 1706.
Dudley Crew : [my Lord reads the] report [from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes. My Lord agrees to the report and [orders] a sign manual to be prepared accordingly.
John Cross : [my Lord reads the] report [from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. My Lord thinks it most advisable for the C[ommissioners] to allow him some time to satisfy them whether the petitioner hath any real effects in the Canaries and to secure the Queen's debt by that means rather than by the utmost rigour to make it impossible ever to recover it.
[The] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners'] presentment about frauds committed by Dutch ships : read 22 Aug. 1706. They are to cause the officers who made the affidavits to certify who was the person that called himself Governor of Tilbury Fort and the name of the person that commanded the pinnace. [Their reply] read 4 Sept. 1706. The Commissioners [are ordered] to make return to the direction above before anything further can be done.
Mrs. Cortlandt vide Lodwick Cha. infra p. 213.
Widow Christian vide Countess Dowager of Marlborough infra p. 215. T 4/16., pp. 63-4.
Sir Tho. Dilkes : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Prince's Council [as Lord Admiral as conveyed in a] letter [from] Secretary Harley. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes to report what was the neat produce of the prizes within mentioned and what was paid to Admiral Dilks for his proportion.
[Thereon my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes. My Lord finds that Admiral Dilkes has already had as much as the Queen's Declaration allows the Commissioners of Prizes to pay ; and if any particular or extraordinary service has been done the [Prince George as] Lord High Admiral may reward him by preferment or otherwise. [Send this reply of my Lords] to the petitioner's agents.
Sir Thomas Day : my Lord reads his petition on the order of C[ouncil referring same to my Lord]. Send this to Mr. Blathwayt to consider and report. [2 May. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 207].
Richard Dallow [porter of the Mint his petition is read for an allowance in lieu of his habitation in Martin's Tower in the Tower of London]. Referred to the Officers of the Mint. [23 May Reference Book VIII, 226].
Samuel Dore ["Sarah D'Ore" her petition is read concerning her claims on the estate of Robert Wrayford a suicide]. The matter is already in a course of law and doth not any way relate to the Treasury. [13 June 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 94].
Mr. Dummer, his memorial relating to the West India pacquet boats, [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Post Master General thereon]. My Lord agrees to this report and [orders] a warrant to be prepared accordingly. [14 Aug. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 29].
Guardians of the Poor of Dublin [their petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Lord L[ieutenant] of Ireland.
Ja. Dewy [his petition concerning his services done in the city and liberties of Westminster] read 31 July 1706. [Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 32].
Mr. Dubourdieu his petition praying to be established a chaplain at Chelsea College (Hospital) : the rep[ort from the] Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital [thereon is] read 31 July 1706. [Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 56].
Rich. Dallow, Porter of the Mint : [my Lord reads the rep[ort from the] Officers of the Mint on his petition] : my Lord thinks this would be an ill precedent.
Countess of Dorchester [her petition is read and] ref[erred] to the Commissioners of the Revenue in Ireland to inspect the Countess's grant and to report whether there be any provision therein for allowing loss by exchange for the arrears of 6750l. which was due on her pension of 3000l. a year in England ; and also to cause a certificate to be made and transmitted hither of what moneys the collectors have actually paid to the Countess's Agents and whether any money of the Queen's rents liable to the Countess's pensions do now remain in the Exchequer.
Ral[ph] Douglas his petition is read. Speak of this when the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] attend. [See Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 72, a petition of George Punshon, Ralph Douglas and Ralph Graham concerning Salt Duty frauds].
William Draycott : [his petition is] read 3 Aug. 1706.
Edmund Dummer : the Commissioners of Transports [their] report [is] read and a warrant [is ordered] accordingly. T4/16., p. 80.
Rich. Elford [one of the] gent[lemen] of the Chapel Royal [his petition is read for making effectual her Majesty's grant of 100l. per an. additional allowance] : to be laid before the Queen. [2 May Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 30].
East India Company : [my Lord reads] the rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners on their representation concerning deducting discounts from their debentures]. Send these to Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral] to consider and report. [6 June Out Letters (General) XVIII, 219].
The Earl of Essex [his Regiment of] Dragoons quartered in Kent [against the wool exporters : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] H. Baker with the rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners. If this doth not exceed what was intended by her Majesty's warrant of 11 Aug. 1703 it is to be paid out of the Civil List money and [my Lord orders] a warrant to imprest the same to Mr. Baker accordingly. [11 June. The Customs Commissioners' report dated 3 May in Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 35].
[The] officers of Erle's and Hamilton's Regiment in the West Indies [their petition is read]. The reason why the 1000l. a piece was paid to the Regiments of Donegal and Charlemont upon account of those arrears was because they were ordered upon immediate service and [my Lord further assures them] that the whole shall be paid to all the Regiments as soon as possible.
The Governor and Deputy Governor of New England [their petition is] read to the Queen at Windsor Castle 10 June 1706. Granted.
Rich. Elford ut supra [his petition is] read to the Queen 10 June 1706. Granted : [to be paid] per Mr. Nicholas.
Lieut. Gen. Erle : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from Mr. Howe [Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons] and Mr. St. John [Secretary at War]. My Lord orders that this report be sent to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] to examine and report a true state of the case with their opinion. [19 June Out Letters (General) XVIII, 221].
E[arl] Rivers et al., Commissioners [for assessing Land Tax in co.] Essex [their] memorial on behalf of John Wroth junr. Esq. to be Receiver General of [Taxes for] that county : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Agents for Taxes. Show this report to E[arl] Rivers. [18 June Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 98].
Eckling [Sir Henry Ecklin] Second Baron in the Court of Exchequer in Ireland : [my Lord reads a] letter [from the] D[uke] of Ormonde proposing 150l. as a reward for his taking care of that Court since the death of the late Lord C[hief] Baron. Agreed. [See infra.]
Lieut. Gen. Erle [on the Comptrollers' of Army Accounts their report on his petition my Lord orders] a letter to Mr. St. John [Secretary at War] to prepare a warrant for Lieut. Gen. Erle's pay to commence from the time the rest of the Generals' pay commences and for advancing 1000l. thereon.
Mary Evans [her petition is] read 31 July 1706.
Earl of Essex [his petition is read]. Speak with Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War].
Sir Hen. Eckling one of the Barons of the Exchequer in Ireland [his case is reconsidered and my Lord orders] 100l. to him and 100l. to Baron Freeman. [The warrant herefor is dated 3 Aug. 1706 : Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, 409].
[My Lord reads the] Excise Commissioners' report on the mem[orial from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes about prize brandy. Send this back to the Commissioners of Excise to reconsider and [to] propose a compromise for Duty.
[My Lord reads the] report [from] ditto of what Duties of Ex[cise] may be proper to be taken out of the St. Antonio de Padua. My Lord agrees to this report and directs a warrant to the Commissioners of Prizes to make the distribution accordingly. [For the reference of this petition see 13 June Reference Book VIII, 220].
[My Lord reads the] state of Mr. Evelyn's account of Greenwich Hospital [as drawn up] per Mr. Auditor Harley. [My Lord thereupon orders said account] to be passed as prepared, upon Mr. Vanbrugh's procuring from the Com[missioners for the said Hospital] a certificate attesting their direction for the payment of the money contained in this account, which is only certified by the said Vanbrugh, which is not according to the Instructions in the commission [for the Government of Greenwich Hospital. Thereupon my Lord orders the preparation of] a warrant for the present Treasurer [of the Hospital] to pay to Mr. Evelyn the surplus of 118l. 17s. 10½d. [resting on the said Evelyn's account].
East India Company : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral]. This to be re-considered when Mr. Att[orney] can attend. Ibid., p. 96.
Tho. Fort [his petition is read to succeed his father as Master Joiner to the Queen]. Ref[erred] to Sir Christopher Wren and the rest of the Principal Officers of the Works. [2 May. Reference Book VIII, p. 223].
E[arl of] Faversham [his petition] relating to [the office of Master Warden and Ranger of] Whittlewood Forest. Send this to Mr. Att[orney General] and desire him to consider thereof and when he is prepared [with his report then] to attend my Lord with his opinion. [20 May. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 213].
Brian Fairfax [his petition is read]. My Lord is willing to gratify him in his request relating to an employment for his son, when any opportunity presents.
Monsieur Focani, a prisoner of war at Lichfield [his petition] rel[ating] to his wine seized at the Custom House : [my Lord formerly read the] letter [from] Secretary Harley [and having] sent [same] to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] [now reads the] letter [from] Mr. Savage in answer [and orders it] to be sent to Mr. Secretary Harley.
Sir Henry Furnese [his exchange remittance] proposal for Portugal [is] read and approved.
Lord Fitzwalter and John Ward, securities for Mr. Rich, late Receiver [General of Taxes] for Essex [their petition] that he may be discharged from his imprisonment : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Agents for Taxes. Agreed.
John Finch and Michael Hunt [their petition is read and] referred to Mr. Wilcox [the Surveyor General of Woods].
Dame Fleetwood, widow [her petition is read]. The Queen gives more pensions already than her [Civil List] revenue can bear.
Richard Fownes [his petition concerning his patent of the stewardship. of divers manors in co. Somerset is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands. 3 August 1706. Reference Book VIII, 235].
Martha Fitzhugh [her petition is read]. The Queen's [Civil List] revenue is already overcharged.
Widow Katha[rine] Forest [her petition for the arrears due to her late husband John Forest sent to Jamaica in Sept. 1701 by the Earl of Rochester as an Ensign and put on the West India Establishment of half pay]. Ref[erred] to the Comptrollers of the [Accounts of the] Army. [7 Sept. Reference Book VIII, 242].
Baron Freeman, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer Court Ireland [his memorial is read : my Lord orders] 100l. to him. [31 July Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 36].
Earl of Feversham et al. executors [of the] late Queen Dowager [Catharine of Braganza their memorial is read]. The executors may please to prepare such account of these demands as they think fit.
Letter subscribed F. C. proposing a discovery of frauds committed rel[ating] to the Duties on houses. Send this to the Agents for Taxes and if they think proper [they are] to put [an answer to] it into the Gazette. [7 August Out Letters (General) XVIII, 236].
Lord Falkland [his petition is] read to the Queen 10 June 1706. His pension of 200l. a year to continue as 'tis.
Ashburnham Frowde [my Lord orders Secretary Lowndes] to put this into Mrs. Temple's privy seal. [The privy seal for 300l. per an. to Christian Temple as a Maid of Honour makes no reference to Ashburnham Frowde. See infra under date 17 Sept. 1706. Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 88].
The executors of Col. Farmer, late President of the Council in Barbados : [my Lord reads the] report [from] Mr. Blathwayt [on their petition concerning Farmer's salary and orders that] when anything [is] paid to Mr. Crow this [is] to be considered. [13 Aug. 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 88].
Merchants and traders in and about Falmouth : [my Lord reads their] presentment against Mr. Dummer [for landing the mails at Plymouth instead of Falmouth : together with] Mr. Dummer's answer with the rep[ort from the] Postmaster General : [my Lord orders] Mr. Vernon to have copies of the report of the Postmaster General and of Mr. Dummer's answer. [13 August Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 57].
Rebecca Fletcher, widow [of Capt. Robert Fletcher an engineer in Brigadier Brudenell's Regiment and killed in April 2 last at Valenza ; praying the Queen's bounty]. The Queen cannot provide for all persons in the petitioner's circumstances but her Majesty has it in her thoughts to do something for them. [Probably 13 August. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 56].
Hanworth Fitch [his petition is read shewing that he was employed as a Teller or Receiver in the Excise for near 20 years and praying an allowance for his service and loss therein]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Excise. [24 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 245]. T 4/16., p. 114.
Eliza[beth] Glover [her petition is read concerning her charges in prosecuting one Cressey for treasonable words]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Borrett. [7 May Reference Book VIII, 229].
Eliza[beth] Gellott : [my Lord reads the] report from Mr. Borrett [on her petition]. My Lord doth not think it proper to move the Queen to do anything in this matter but the petitioner [is] to apply to the Court of Chancery.
Ditto [her petition is read]. My Lord cannot interpose in matters relating to the Chancery.
Col. Tho. Garth of Col. Hans Hamilton's Regiment [his petition is read.] If the executors of Lord Lucas do refuse to comply with payment of the 709l. 9s. 6d. my Lord cannot compel them but it must be left to the law.
Ja. Griffin [his petition is read and] ref[erred] to Mr. Surveyor [General of Crown Lands] and to the Auditor. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 86].
William Gurle, [son of Capt. Leonard Gurle late Keeper of St. James's Garden his petition is read concerning his arrest for tobacco Duties]. Ref [erred to the,] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners 24 July. Reference Book VIII, 234].
Cha. Gibson [his petition is read and] ref[erred] to the Postmaster General.
The gentlemen et al. of Gloucestershire [their letter] about the woods cutting in the Forest of Dean : read 31 July 1706.
Ed[ward] Gibbon [his memorial concerning the clothing for Collingwood's Regiment sent to the West Indies in 1698 is read and] ref[erred to the] E[arl of] Ranelagh. [For the Earl of Ranelagh's report dated 19 Oct. 1706 see Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 112].
Sir Bartholomew Gracedieu [his petition in behalf of Mr. Gillard is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Navy.
Eliza[beth] Gellott [her petition is read]. Move the Q[ueen] to give her 20l. as a charity.
Ed. Griffith : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral concerning grant of lands in Ireland in trust for him]. A warrant to be prepared accordingly. [See Treasury Board Papers C. 3].
Gravers of the Mint vide Mint infra p. 215.
Board of Greencloth [their memorial is read] in behalf of Hen. Powell. When there is money [in the Exchequer] of arrears [of the late King William's Civil List revenues applicable to Powell's case] my Lord will order 149l. 19s. 0d. Ibid., pp. 132-3.
Cha. Hobson his petition is read [for payment for his joiner's work at Hampton Court]. Ref[erred to the Principal] Officers of the Works. [2 May. Reference Book VIII, 223].
I[saac] Holford : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of the] Vict[ualling]. My Lord approves of this report.
Em[manuel] How from Hanover [Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Hanover &c. his petition is read concerning his extraordinaries] : to be considered when his bills of extraordinaries come.
Ed. Harris [his petition is read]. My Lord says he cannot add anything to his present pension payable in Mr. How's Office.
Col. John Hill ut supra [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts Comptrollers]. My Lord approves of this report and directs it to be sent to Mr. Fox to make a memorial for so much of it as remains unissued.
Dr. Walter Harris [his petition is read]. When any arrears [of the late King William's Civil List revenues] come in [he is] to be considered and a list of the petitioners [who are creditors of the late King's Civil List is] to be new made.
Rich. Hodgshon : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands on his petition]. The application must be made to the Chancellor of the Duchy. July 1706.
Ed. Heron [his petition is read for leave] to resign his place of [a] Queen's waiter [London port] to his kinsman Ed. Zouch. My Lord cannot agree to the surrender of any places in the Customs.
Ditto [another petition of his is read]. If these resignations be admitted there will never be any vacancy.
[Richard] Holland [his petition concerning a copyhold tenement in the manor of Richmond is read]. Ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands. 12 July. Reference Book VIII, 234].
Mr. Hewers [his account is read and] ref[erred to the] Auditors [of Imprests].
Five hirelings [Hen. Powell and 4 other hirelings] that are unpaid for attending his late Majesty to Holland in 1701 [their petition is is read]. To be sent to the Board of Greencloth : and desire them to send a state of the petitioners' case. [1 August. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 234].
Mr. [William] Hubbald [his petition for allowance of his account as late Paymaster of the Train fitted out for the reduction of Ireland in 1689] ref[erred] to the Auditors of Imprests. [2 August Reference Book VIII, 235 and see Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 77].
Eliza Hargrave widow [her petition is read]. The Queen's revenue is already overcharged [hand this answer direct] to the petitioner.
Lionel Herne his memorial [is read] relating to Exchequer Bills cancelled to the 18th July 1706. My Lord orders that Mr. Herne do close his accounts but thinks there is no occasion of appointing a particular accountant for this.
Rich. Harris [his petition is] read 31 July 1706.
Peter Hume et al. [their petition concerning their salary for examining annuity vouchers is] ref[erred] to Lord Halifax [the Auditor of the Receipt. 7 August. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 236].
[My Lord reads the] extract of a letter from Col. Handasyde, Governor of Jamaica rel[ating] to prize money there. Send this to the C[ommissioners of the] Navy and desire them to consider thereof and what they think fit to be done therein. Also a copy to be sent to the C[ommissioners of] Prizes. [7 August. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 236].
The C[ommissioners of] Hawkers and Pedlars [their memorial is read]. My Lord cannot see any occasion for encreasing this expense.
John Higgons [? concerning Chatham dockyard lands] see the report of Mr. Ettrick. [? See Treasury Board Papers XCVII, 85].
Col. Howard [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] 100l. out of Secret Service money. [22 Aug. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 70].
The five hirelings ut supra : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Board of Greencloth [on their petition]. There is no money applicable to the payment of [the late King William's Civil List debt] arrears at present.
Rowland Holt : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. My Lord directs the Commissioners to reconsider this matter and to propose what they think will be a proper remedy for the mischiefs by them complained of, for want of a proper comptroll to the accounts of the Collectors of the outports. Sept. 1706. T4/16., p. 152.
John Jackson, late minister of St. John's Harbour in Newfoundland [and chaplain to the Garrison of Fort William : his petition is read for payment of the deduction of 33l. 16s. 11½d. from the pay of said Company from 22 Sept. 1704 to 1 Nov. 1705]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Howe [the Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons. 14 June. Reference Book VIII, 230].
E[arl of] Inchiquin [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] D[uke of] Ormonde.
Walter Jeffreys [collector of the Temporalities of the bishopric of St. David's his petition is read concerning the behaviour of Mr. Lucy the late collector] ref[erred] to the Auditor for Wales. [2 August Reference Book VIII, 239.
Jezreel Jones : [my Lord peruses his] account relating to Morocco Ambassadors [as forwarded to my Lord Treasurer in the] letter [of Secretary] Sir C. Hedges. [My Lord orders it] to be paid as the last bill was.
Sir Jeff[rey] Jeffreys letter [is read]. Mr. Culliford and Mr. Savage acquaint my Lord that he said he would pay the officers' charges ; and my Lord thinks he should not make any difficulty of complying with his promise. Sept. 1706. Ibid., p. 172.
Samuel Lynn [his petition is read for a lease of the ground on which stands an old Clock House near his dwelling house in Scotland Yard]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Surveyor General [of Crown Lands. 2 May. Reference Book VIII, 225].
Sir Salathiel Lovell : [my Lord reads the report from the Surveyor General of Crown Lands on his petition]. My Lord thinks this lease would not be good [in law under the Civil List Act of 1 Anne c. 1] if there should be less reserved than a third part of the value.
Capt. Leslie [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing at present but will have it in mind when there is an opportunity.
[My Lord reads the] report [from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers [on the] memorial of the three Regiments of Lillingston, Wyn and La Pelle [Lepel]. Read 24 July 1706.
Maria De Lisle widow [her petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the making of precedents of this kind.
Ja[mes] Leese [his petition is read]. To be considered if there be any additional officers appointed.
Cha. Lodwick, attorney to Mrs. Cortlandt [widow of Major Cortlandt of New York] : [my Lord reads the] report [from] Mr. Blathwayt. My Lord does not see but that there may be other demands of this kind, nor doth it appear to be due by any rep[ort] from the Governor [of New York]. Therefore it must be referred to him before any direction can be given in this matter.
Col. Luke Lillingston [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot tell whether there be any money in my Lord Ranelagh's hands for this bill till his accounts are made up and doth not think fit to make any further issues to his Lordship [Ranelagh] till that be known. Ibid., p. 191.
[? May] Col. Geo. Maccartney : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts Comptrollers on his petition concerning a Regiment raised by him in Scotland in 1704 and transported to Holland]. Agreed.
Cha. Maris : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. My Lord agrees with this report.
Bartho[lomew] Midley : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Borrett [concerning Midley's bond for Alexander Valliere]. Ordered and a warrant [is to be given accordingly] to Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral].
Hen. Meriton [Cashier of Excise : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Excise. Agreed.
Antho. Merry et al., owners of the Trumbull galley : [my Lord reads the Order in Council as to a] rep[ort from] his R[oyal] H[ighness Prince George, Lord High Admiral on the] Order in C[ouncil of reference of their case relating to a French prize the Dragon of Bordeaux taken by them]. Referred to Mr. Dod and Mr. Waters to report what the Droicts of Admiralty [arising on or] by this capture may amount to and what has been usually allowed thereout to captors in such cases as this. [2 May. Out Letters (General) XVIII, 208].
[My Lord reads the petition of the] six Under Marshals [for consideration for their constant attendance on the House of Peers]. Ref[erred] to Mr. [William] Vanbrugh. [2 May. Reference Book VIII, 223].
Anto. Merry et al. : [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from Messrs. Dod and Warters. My Lord agrees with this report.
Ja. Michell [an officer in the Salt Duty his petition] to be an officer in the Window Tax etc. Referred to the [Taxes] Agents and they to inquire into the capacity of the petitioner for the place desired and how he has behaved himself in the Salt Duty. [14 June. Reference Book VIII, 230].
The Duke [of] Montagu [his petition concerning an annuity out of the Queen's fee farm rents in co. Essex]. Ref[erred] to the Auditor [of Crown Lands for said county. 14 June. Reference Book VIII, 230].
Dr. Cha. Morley [Physician General to the Forces in the Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo, praying to be appointed a Commissioner of the Navy, his petition is read]. My Lord Treasurer doth not appoint either the Commissioners of the Navy or of the Sick and Wounded. [14 June 1706 Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 100].
John Moore, merchant of Dublin [his petition as to a dispute about clothing money : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. The parties have agreed this matter among themselves as is alleged by Mr. Moore. [18 June. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 46].
Fran. Maidston : the rep[ort from the] Agents for Taxes [on his petition is] read 18 June 1706.
[The petition from the] disbanded Captains of the late Regiment of Meloniere : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers. My Lord is of the same opinion with the Comptrollers.
Robt. Mory [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Richard Marshall [his petition is read praying to be Collector of Newcastle port]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners. 9 July. Reference Book VIII, 232].
Mr. Merick vide Bergavenny Lord supra p. 203.
Hartstong Mainwaring [his petition warning his seizure of ships and goods as prize]. Referred to Mr. Dod and Mr. Waters. [? See a later petition 13 Nov. 1706. Reference Book VIII, 246].
Widow Eliza[beth] Mouse [widow of William Mouse late Capt. Lieut. in Sir Matthew Brydges Company who served 19 years and died at the last siege of Limerick her petition is read]. The Queen's [Civil List] revenue is already overcharged. [31 July. Treasury Board Papers XCVI, 80].
Cha. Maris [his petition read]. Ordered.
Mr. Morris [his petition is read]. He is a person who deserves the Queen's favour and shall be considered when there is an opportunity.
Countess Dowager Marlborough "and Christian, widow" [her petition is read. The Queen says she is] not to have a pension but some bounty.
The Moneyers of the Mint [their petition concerning their allowances and salary in the Mint]. Ref[erred to the Principal] Officers of the Mint. [2 Aug. Reference Book VIII, 235].
Richard Marshal, studmaster [to the late King his petition is read]. See how this demand of 250l. is grounded.
The Mint Officers : [my Lord reads their] rep[ort] con[cerning] the melting of tin into bars. Read 3 Aug. 1706.
Capt. John Moody [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of the Accounts of the Army].
The Gravers of the Mint [John Croker, Samuel Bull and Gabriel Leclerc : my Lord reads the rep[ort from the] Officers of the Mint on their petition concerning their making medals for other than her Majesty's service]. My Lord agrees to this report and [orders] a warrant to be prepared accordingly. [18 Aug. 1706. Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 108].
Cha. Mason his petition concerning an allowance for a clerk : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Com[missioners of] Transports. My Lord agrees to this additional allowance as [or on condition] that it commenceth from the time his own salary commenceth.
Ditto [his petition] about his Instructions. My Lord expects the Instructions should be complied with. T 4/16., pp. 211-12.
John Netterville : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] D[uke of] Ormonde [on his petition]. The Queen takes notice 'tis an old pretension. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVI, 15].
John Newman : [my Lord reads his] memorial relating to Duties on Low Wines. Send this to the C[ommissioners of] Excise to give my Lord an account what advance may arise by the Duty on Low Wines and spirits as settled by the Act of last Session. [20 May Out Letters (General) XVIII, 213].
Ditto : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Excise. Shew this to Mr. Newman. [See Treasury Board Papers XCVIII, 64].
Lady Nugent : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] D[uke of] Ormonde [on my Lord's reference following an order of reference from the Queen as contained in a] letter [from Secretary] Robert Harley. To be laid before the Queen.
The Navy Commissioners [their representation is read] for felling 260 oaks in New Forest. Send this to Mr. Wilcox. [16 July Out Letters (General) 228].
Major Nott [his petition concerning the expense of transportation to Virginia as Governor, which was referred to the Lord Treasurer 27 April 1705]. Her Majesty has resolved that nothing shall be allowed to any Governor of the Plantations for their transportation thither, notwithstanding any former precedents ; and somebody must be the first that is subject to this order. [See Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 27].
[The Assessment] Commissioners in the Hundred of Guilsborough co. Northampton [their petition is read] rel[ating] to indirect practices by Tho. Osborn, Surveyor of Windows in the said Hundred. Ref[erred to the] Agents for Taxes.
Richard Norris [his petition is read]. My Lord did some time ago at the request of the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] make a rule that nobody should be made a Collector but those who had been bred up to clerkship at the Customs House.
Mr. Nutin about his accounts : [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Transports [thereon]. My Lord directs that the security be prosecuted as soon and as effectually as may be. T4/16., p. 230.
D[uke of] Ormonde [his memorial is read concerning Col. Power proposing] that
Hen. Power have 100l. per an. from 25 March 1705. Agreed.
that Capt. Arthur Gore (upon the request of the [Irish] House of Commons may be replaced upon the list of half pay in that [Ireland] kingdom for 3s. per diem. Agreed.
that Lieut. Geo. Holmes may have 2s. per diem [as] the half pay of a Lieutenant for 25 March 1706. Agreed. [2 July. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 2].
Ditto : memorial about putting 6 French pensioners on the Establishment viz. :
Monsieur Lauze
Misson
Lewis Payzant
Monpesson
Madam Vebron widow
Madam de Lisle widow
to be laid before the Queen.
E[arl of] Orkney his letter pro Major Nott vide Nott supra p. 215.
[The Principal] Officers of the Ordnance [their report] relating to Mr. Gibbon's proposal for furnishing 10,000 barrels of gunpowder &c. My Lord doth not think he is any ways concerned in this matter. [3 August. Treasury Board Papers XCIX, 15].
Ditto : relating to arms consigned to Lisbon &c. It doth not appear by any of these papers that my Lord Peterborough did give any direction of carrying these arms up the Straits for her Majesty's use.
D[uke of] Ormonde his memorial [is read] for placing on the Establishment of Ireland the Regiments of Stanwix, Tunbridge and Bradshaw. My Lord thinks it would be better in this case to have a warrant prepared for paying this additional levy money out of the revenue in Ireland at large upon a proper certificate or report of what the same amounts to than to allow the pay of the Regiments to commence before there are any [men raised]. Ibid., p. 251.
The following four items occur disconnectedly on p. 304 of T4/16. With the exception of the first item the dates are uncertain.
D. Stanyan [his] letter [is] read 21 Dec. 1705.
William Squire : recom[mended] by the Duke of Richmond : Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Brigadier Shrimpton [his petition is read and is ordered] to be laid before the Queen and propose to her Majesty to allow him 500l. by way of bounty for his extraordinary services and expenses.
The memorial [from the] Surrey Commissioners [of Assessments] relating to Mr. Weston together with the letter from Mr. Carew : [my Lord reads the] report [from] Mr. Att[orney] Gen[eral thereon]. Send a copy of this to Sir John Buckworth to communicate to the rest of the [Assessment] Commissioners who signed the memorial and shew this report to Mr. Carew.