Volume 124
September 1-30, 1710

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'Volume 124: September 1-30, 1710', Calendar of Treasury Papers, Volume 4: 1708-1714 (1974), pp. 205-215. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84931 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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September 1–30, 1710

1710.
Sept. 1.
1. Report of R. Walpole to the Lords of the Treasury on the memorial of the Marquis of Montandre. The regiment commanded by the Marquis of Montandre was one of the four discontinued regiments commanded by him, and the pay of the private men was applied for the prisoners taken at the battle of Almanza, by which means they wanted the usual fund for recruiting, &c. Dated 1 Sept 1710.
The memorial referred to.
In the Minute Book, Vol. XV., p. 208, is an order for the payment of the sums claimed. 2½ pages.
Sept. 1.2. Proposal of Sir Theodore Jansen to the Lords of the Treasury as to the terms on which he would give his bills for Turin for two months subsidy to the Duke of Savoy. Dated 1 Sept. 1710.
Enclosed is a bill of what was due to him.
In the Minute Book, Vol. XV., p. 204, the proposal was considered and in part agreed to. 2 pages.
[? About
Sept. 4.]
3. Petition of John Campbell, contractor for foraging the troops in North Britain, to the Lords of the Treasury, asking payment for forage supplied.
Minuted:—“4 7br 1710, 2,300l to be p[ai]d.” 1 page.
[About
Sept. 4.]
4. Petition of Charles Collins, gent., to the Lords of the Treasury to be appointed Controller of Customs at Bristol.
Minuted:—“Read 4 7br 1710. To be read when ye Comrs of Customs are here. The place is not vacant.” 1 page.
Sept. 5.5. “An abstract of what will be necessary for paying the subsistence, off-reckonings, and clearings of her Majesty's forces acting in conjunction with her Mat's allies, for subsidies to foreign princes in alliance with her Majesty, for extraordinary and other services of the war under the care of payment of James Brydges, Esq., paymaster of the said forces to the 22 Decr 1710; what remains in his hands or to be received at the Excheqr towards discharge thereof. How much by estimac[i]on the sums given by Parliament will be exceeded, and the causes of such excess.” Dated 5 Sept. 1710. 7 pages.
Sept. 6.6. The Corporation of the Trinity House to William Lowndes, Esq. They object to the grant of the lease of a lighthouse on Chapel Lands in Norfolk to Mr Everard and his wife, since by Act 8 Eliz., and by grant of 36 Eliz., the right of erecting and maintaining all beacons, &c. was vested in them (the Corporation). A grant of the reversion of such lights as were in private hands had also been made to them. Dated Trinity House, 6 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 11 7br, 1710. My Lord[s] think the desire of the corporac[i]on of Trinity house is very reasonable.” 1 page.
Sept. 6.7. Memorial of H. Bendysh to the Lords of the Treasury, asking that 2,500l., the balance of 25,854l. 15s. 8d., might be paid by 500l. a week, according to a warrant of the late Lord Treasurer, which instalments the merchants, who had transported the Palatines to New York, had agreed to accept, and which the memorialist was liable to be sued for. Dated 6 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 11 Sepr 1710. To be put into ye paper to be laid before ye Q. next Wednesday.” 1 page.
[About
Sept. 6.]
8. Memorial of the widow of James Douglas, baker in Aberdeen. The gift of the said James Douglas's “bastardy” or estate is sought from her Majesty by the town of Aberdeen on the ground that they [the magistrates of the town] educated the said James. The memorialist would prove that it was altogether groundless, &c. (See 28 July.)
Minuted:—“6 7br. 1710. My Lords give her time till this day fortnit to produce ye proof agt ye towne she offers.”
Another memorial in her favour. Report thereon, unsigned and undated, and copy of the memorial of Alexander Abercromby, Esq., of Glassock, for the same bastardy. 3 pages and 2 halves.
Sept. 8.9. Report of the Surveyor General (Travers) to the Lords of the Treasury, on the petition of Samuel Clark, in relation to renewals of leases in Jermyn Street, Market Street, and Black Swan Court, all parcel of the close called Pall Mall Fields, and granted to the Trustees for the late Earl of St. Albans. Also as to tenements in Naked Boy Alley, and other tenements adjoining, situate in the Round Rundles or Swallow Fields, granted to the same trustees. Dated 8 Sept. 1710.
The petition, and a certificate relating thereto. 4½ pages.
Sept. 8.10. Report of the same to the same on the petition of Richard Kentish as to renewal of a lease of premises in St James's bailiwick (part of property granted to the trustees of the late Earl of St Albans). The premises had a frontage to Little Queen St, Holborn. Recommends the term to be filled up to 50 years at a fine of 20l. Same date.
The petition. 2½ pages.
Sept. 8.11. Similar report on the petition of John Chamberlain. All except the house in Pall Mall would require rebuilding before the present term expired. The first parcel was situate on the Round Rundles and Swallow Field. The next parcel lay on the west side of Vine Street. The other was a tenement on the south side of Pall Mall. All in the bailiwick of St James's. Recommends the grants of leases for certain terms and fines. [Part of the property granted to trustees of the late Earl of St Albans.] Same date.
The petition. 3 pages.
Sept. 8.12. Similar report on the petition of Wm Wallis, Esq., for a new lease of certain premises on the west side of Swallow Street, parcel of a field called Mulghghay, alias Dogfield, parcel of the manor or bailiwick of St James's, Middlesex, forming part of premises granted by King Charles II. to Sir Wm Pulteney. He says:—“The lands of this bailiwick being parcelled out to builders and the names altered, 'tis difficult to distinguish them by what they were antiently called.” Advises the grant of a new lease to make the term up to 50 years at a fine of 450l. Same date.
The petition and a certificate. 4 pages, 2 halves.
Sept. 8.13. Report of the auditors (Harley and Maynwaring), to the Lords of the Treasury in relation to the claims of the heirs of Mr Hiob de Wildt, secretary of the Admiralty of Amsterdam, who had been appointed by King William to take up shipping to transport their Majesties' forces from thence to Ireland; and further in relation to the “super” of Sir Joseph Herne in connection with the same business. Dated (on the back) 8 Sept. 1710.
“Read 8 7br. 1710. Transmitt a copy of this to Monsr Uryberge desiring him to be a means that the ballance may be paid by the heires of Mr de Wildt into ye Excheqr upon wch my Lords will obteyne a P.S. for their discha from this accot and by that privy seal the exrs of Sir Joseph Herne may be discharged from ye sup[er].” 12 pages.
Sept. 8.14. Report of the Auditors (Harley and Maynwaring), to the Lords of the Treasury on the presentment of the Comrs of Customs for placing on the establishment the salaries of several officers who were formerly paid out of incidents. They (the auditors) had always objected to pay salaries by way of incidents, and to the augmentation of salaries of established officers without the approbation of the Treasury. Same date.
Minuted:—“Read 8 7br 1710. They are to take a further time to examine & report.” 1 page.
Sept. 8.15. Proposal by Richard Hoare and John Lambe to supply letters of credit for Antwerp for 40,000l., payable at sight at the rate of 10 gilders 6 stivers current. Same date. 1 page, quarto.
[? About
Sept. 11.]
16. Petition of Alexander Abercromby to the Lords of the Treasury, for the widow [of Douglas] to be allowed two months to make good the allegations in her petition, as she was only allowed to Wednesday come seven night, and it was impossible to be done in so short a time, by reason of the foot posts in Scotland. It took 22 days for a return to a letter, &c.
Minuted:—“11 7br 1710. Ordd accordingly at the desire of Mr Abercrombie.” 1 page.
[? About
Sept. 11.]
17. Petition of Thomas Walker, housekeeper of her Majesty's house at Newmarket, to the Lords of the Treasury for payment of nine quarters' salary due at Midsummer last.
Minuted:—“11 7br 1710. To be paid equally with ye other housekeepers.” 1 page, quarto.
Sept. 11.18. Report from the Comptrollers of the Army Accounts (Meadows and Brodrick) to the Lords of the Treasury upon the petition of Dr Thomas Lower, for moneys due to Lieut.-Colonel William Lower of Brigadier Pierse's regiment in Portugal. Dated 11 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“27 Novr 1710. My Lds have no objection to this rept, it appearing yt Lt-Coll. Lower dec[ease]d was overpaid.” 2½ pages.
Sept. 11.19. Tide-surveyors report of Thomas Callowe, a tidesman. Dated 1710. 1 page.
[? About
Sept. 11.]
20. Petition of the owners, freighters, &c. of the ship Worcester, for the payment of 6,000l. in the Exchequer, arising out of the sale of the ship, and for other money in the hands of Mr Brewer.
Minuted:—“11 7ber 1710. To be read againe in the afternoon.” “Afternoon read again. My Lords tell Mr Hamond that if he & ye rest of the petrs can consider & propose to their Lps how the Crown shall be indempnifyed agt the demds of ye captors if ye overplus of ye captrs mo in the Excheqr & Mr Brewer's hands (after satisfying wt due for gun mo) should be paid to them & to come again to their Lps next week.” [Sic.] 1 double page.
[? About
Sept. 11.]
21. Petition of Philibert D'heruart, Esq., to the Lords of the Treasury, for sums due to him as envoy extraordinary to the Swiss Cantons.
Minuted:—“11th Sept. 1710. Make a state of this,” &c. The minute then gives some particulars of the claims.
Again:—“18th 7br 1710. To be read again when my Lords consider of ye debt due to her Mat's ministers abroad. The above sume of 148li exceeding the regulac[i]on were for mournings for the King of Denmarke, Queen of Portugal, Duke of Gloucester, and his late Maty King William.” 1½ pages.
Sept. 12.22. Mr Burchett to William Lowndes, Esq. The Navy Board had no money to pay the men removed from other ships to go to Turkey, and there were other ships in the same circumstances bound on foreign voyages. Asked that the matter might be laid before the Lords of the Treasury, as the Act of Parliament required that the men should be paid, and the Lords of the Admiralty had represented to the Queen that they could not send the men abroad without their wages unless her Majesty ordered them. Dated Admiralty Office, 12 Sept. 1710. 2 pages.
Sept. 12.23. William Lowndes, Esq., to the Barons of the Exchequer of Scotland. Submits for their consideration and report Mr Baron Scrope's representation of the case of the ship “Catherine” of Rotterdam, taken as prize by her Majesty's subjects of Scotland before the Union, and reclaimed by Mons. Vrybergh, envoy extraordinary from the States General of the United Provinces, together with other papers. Dated 12 Sept. 1710.
6 other papers. The report is not with the papers. 13 pages, 3 halves.
Sept. 12.24. Report of Mr Baron Scrope to the Lords of the Treasury. There were considerable sums due from the late Receivers of bullion in Scotland, and the Barons of the Exchequer directed their executors to be sued to have the accounts cleared. Some money had been paid to Mr Douglas, the Receiver General, and more would be received by the next term, out of which the officers of the Mint might be paid the charges of their journeys from Scotland. Dated 12 Sept. 1710.
The letter of reference, account of charges, and a receipt.
Minuted:—“Orderd.” 3½ pages.
Sept. 13.25. An abstract of the Musters of her Majesty's Forces in Portugal and Gibraltar, according to the last return of muster rolls, &c. Signed, D. Crauford, 13 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 13 Sept. 1710.” 1 page.
Sept. 14.26. Report of Wm Borrett to the Lords of the Treasury. Recommends the payment to Ann Strong, the wife of Robert Strong, of 201l., the remainder of 216l. due to her husband, who was detained to give evidence against James Hannan. Dated 14 Sept. 1710.
A previous report and the petition of Ann Strong.
Minuted:—“18 7br 1710. To be read againe when Mr Chancellor is here. 50li by the l~res patents dormt.” 3 pages.
Sept. 15.27. An estimate of what will clear her Majesty's Civil List to Christmas 1709. Dated 15 Sept. 1710. 1 page.
Sept. 15.28. Account of sums necessary to answer the demands of the Navy and victualling, with the tallies remaining in the Treasurer's hands. Dated 30 Aug. 1710.
Also an account of what sums of money had been written for by the Navy and Victualling Boards since the 30th Augt. 1710. Dated 15 Sept. 1710. 3 pages.
Sept. 16.29. Report of William Vanbrugh to the Lords of the Treasury on the petition of Thomas Brand, writer and embellisher of her Majesty's letters to the Eastern Princes. The services for which he now claimed allowance were for an exemplification of the Acts of Parliament concerning the privileges of ambassadors sent to the Czar of Muscovy, which could not be comprehended under the Sign Manual. It was properly the business of the Clerk of the Crown to make such exemplification, but the petitioner was employed by Mr Secretary Boyle's direction for the more exact performance and adornment thereof. The 20l. claimed was a moderate demand. Dated 16 Sepr. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 18th Septr 1710. 20li orderd.”
The petition and a copy of a letter on the same subject. 3 pages.
Sept. 16.30. Lieut.-General Thomas Erle [? to Mr Lowndes]. Her Majesty had given him directions to put the chapel at Portsmouth in repair, and cause it to be decently adorned, which was accordingly done at the charge of the Ordnance. The Communion plate was given, as he understood, by King Charles II., and was very fine. He was told that Sir Edwd Scot, Lieutt-Governor to the Duke of Berwick, who had caused mass to be said there, had at the time of his leaving, upon the Revolution (lest it should fall into the hands of heretics), applied it to his own use. Her Majesty had ordered fresh plate to be furnished, but it had not arrived. Dated Charborough, 16 Sept. 1710.
Petition of Robert Bragg, chaplain, on the same subject.
Minuted:—“25 7ber 1710. Look out ye warrt and lay it before my Lords to be signed.” 3 pages.
[About
Sept. 18.]
31. Mr Walpole's report to the Lords of the Treasury on the petition of Jane Dickenson, widow of Lieut. Danl Dickenson, late of Lt-General Howe's regiment. Could not recommend a precedent to be made in her favour. She had the usual allowance made to widows whose husbands were killed in Flanders.
Minuted:—“18 Septr 1710. Dismiss the petic[i]on.”
The petition. The lower part of the report is torn away. 2 pages.
Sept. 18.32. Report of the Auditors (Harley and Maynwaring) to the Lords of the Treasury. On an inspection of the accounts of Charles Fox, Esq., certified as to the pay of the Duke of Schonberg, as General of her Majesty's forces in Portugal, and the pay of the Earl of Galway, who succeeded him. Dated 18 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 19 7br. 1710.” 1 page.
[? About
Sept. 18.]
33. Petition of Colonel Baldwin Leighton to the Lords of the Treasury. Petitioner had disbursed in the public service in the late reign 2,400l., for which he had been paid 200l., a year interest, but for the last nine years could obtain neither principal nor interest.
Also a printed abstract of his case.
Minuted:—“Read 18th Sepr 1710. My Lords know nothing of the petr's allegac[i]ons, and the Queen has been pleased to declare she doth not intend to grant any new penc[i]on.” 1 page and 2 halves.
[? About
Sept. 18.]
34. Petition of Sir William Anstruther of Anstruther to the Queen, praying for a pension as one of “the master households and carver to the Royal Family of Scotland.”
Minuted:—“Read 18th Sepr 1710. My Lords cannot advise the Queen to re-grant this pension.” ½ page.
Sept. 19.35. Mr Benjamin Sweet's account with the Hon. James Brydges, Esq., Paymaster General, ending 22 Aug. 1710. Dated 19 Sept. 1710. 8 pages.
Sept. 20.36. “An estimate of what will be due in ye Treasurer of the Chamber's Office by Michaelmas next.” Dated 20 Sept. 1710. Signed, “Mos. Giraudeau.” 2½ pages.
Sept. 22.37. The Duke of Queensberry to the Lords of the Treasury. Encloses memorial of Mr Couper and Mr Turnbull, and another of the Lord Advocate of Scotland, in their behalf, for their Lordship's report thereon to the Queen. Dated Whitehall, 22 Sept. 1710.
The enclosures are not now with this letter. 1 page, quarto.
Sept. 22.38. Report of the Surveyor General (Travers) to the Lords of the Treasury, on the petition of George Meggott, Esq., for the grant of a new lease of Angel Yard (then granted by the Crown to the Earl of St Albans' trustees) and Murrel's Yard, Piccadilly, together with certain messuages. Assigns the value of the same. Dated 22 Sept. 1710.
The petition.
There are three minutes on the back. The last is:—“12 July 1714. To ye prest Surveyr Genl.” 3 pages.
Sept. 22.39. Memorial of the Master of the Horse (the Duke of Somerset) to the Lords of the Treasury, for payment of fees and gratuities disbursed, he having received no part of the 4,000l. a year allowed to his predecessors.
Schedule of the fees referred to.
Warrant for payment upon the above. Dated 22 Sept. 1710. 2 pages.
Sept. 22.40. Mr Burchett to the [Lords of the Treasury]. Encloses the petition of the shipwrights and ropemakers of her Majesty's yards at Deptford and Woolwich, representing their hardships in being paid in Exchequer bills, and praying payment of six months' more wages. Dated Admiralty Office, 22 Sept. 1710. (Copy.)
The petition. 2 pages.
Sept. 23.41. Abstract of the demands for the Navy victualling.
Docquetted:—“23 Sepr 1710. Navy demands.” [There are also some rough notes on the back.] 1 page.
[About
Sept. 25.]
42. Petition of the marines and officers of the ship “Worcester,” to the Lords of the Treasury, praying speedy payment of their wages from the freighters and owners of the vessel.
Minuted:—“25 7br 1710. Wt due for gun money by Act of Parlt.” 1 page.
Sept. 25.43. Paper docquetted:—“Disposic[i]on of 138,000li.”
The sums in the schedule are chiefly connected with the navy. Dated 25 7br 1710. 1 page.
[About
Sept. 25.]
44. Petition of her Majesty's messengers of the Chamber in ordinary to the Lords of the Treasury. Were told that they must not be paid for prisoners at large (as Mr Vanbrugh called them) and prisoners by them kept in lodgings in the Gatehouse. For 20 years past whenever they had had charge of a dangerous prisoner they had hired a room in the Gatehouse, and the cost had been 130l. No objection had been made to their predecessors' bills, and they were always paid for their prisoners in the Gatehouse. Pray that their salaries and bill money might be paid.
Minuted:—“Read 25 7br 1710. My Lords will hear ye messengers before they sign ye order.” 1 page.
[? About
Sept. 25.]
45. Petition of Mary Taquin, widow of John Taquin, to the Lords of the Treasury for the sixteenth part of the ship “Worcester” and cargo, condemned in Scotland, to be paid when any more money was ordered to the owners of the ship.
On the back is:—“25th Septr 1710. Ref. to Mr Baker & Mr Gosslin [for] report.” 1 page.
Sept. 26.46. Report of the Comrs of Customs to the Lords of the Treasury on the petition of Captain John Edwards, complaining that he had not been fully heard touching some complaints he had to make against several gentlemen belonging to the Customs. He charges Mr Culliford and others with defrauding the Queen, but refuses to make oath thereto. Dated 26 Sept. 1710.
There is an addition at the end to the report, but it is incomplete. 2 pages.
Sept. 26.47. The answer of the Comrs for the Land Tax for Whitehall, &c., pursuant to her Mat's commands of 6th Sept. 1710, by which it appears that such of the servants of the household, &c. as have in wages and board wages 100li per ann. and upwards have been rated ever since the year 1704 at 3s in the pound; from 100li down to 40li per ann. 2s 8d p[er] pound; and from 40s and under per ann. 1. 4. per pound. Notwithstanding they have been thus assessed, the quota for Whitehall and St James's being raised since 1704 from 10,686li 5s. 4d. to 30,754li 6s. 3d., there has happened a deficiency in the last five years of above 11,000li per ann., concerning which the Comrs pray to be discharged. Dated 26 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 27 7br. 1710. Her Maty some time before ye sessions will order some small p[er]t.”
Again:—“29 Nov. 1710. Orderd 1,000li.” 1 page.
Sept. 26.48. Lord Dartmouth to the Lords of the Treasury. Encloses extract from a letter received by last post from Mr Chetwynd, her Majesty's envoy extraordinary at Turin, wherein he says his bankers refuse to continue their engagement by reason of the delay in paying the bills drawn by Mr Bridges; also extracts from two letters as to export of coin into Holland. Dated Whitehall, 26 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read 29 7br. 1710.”
The extracts are not now with this letter. 1 page, quarto.
Sept. 26.49. Estimate of Sir Chr. Wren and John Ball to the Lords of the Treasury, of the annual charge of the castle, parks, gardens, &c. at Windsor. Dated Windsor Office of Works, 26 Sept. 1710. 1 page.
Sept. 26.50. Copy of the prayer of Sir P. Wharton's petition, as also her Mat's reference thereon. Sept. 26, 1710. Relating to the expense of keeping Chilworth Powder Mills for the service of the Crown. 1 page.
Sept. 27.51. An estimate of the annual charge in the Office of Works and for the gardens, payable by the paymaster of the works at Windsor and elsewhere. Dated 27 Sept. 1710. 1½ pages.
Sept. 27.52. Lords of the Admiralty to Lord Dartmouth as to the contracts with the victuallers being made by the year or only for the present occasion, till some measures might be found for bringing the credit of their office into greater reputation, &c. Dated 27 Sept. 1710.
In the Minute Book, Vol. XVI., p. 37 (3 Oct. 1710) is:—“Comrs of Navy & Vict. called in. Mr Colby sayes they have contracted for four quantitys of pork at 7sh or 8sh per C. wt less then the price menc[i]oed in their łre of 26 7br. The brewers insist on ye high price menc[i]oned in their łre, & they have made some contracts for beef.”
Three enclosures. 6 pages, 2 halves.
[? About
Sept. 27.]
53. Memorial of the Earl of Loudoun to —. Had received payment of 2,000l. out of 3,000l. due to him as Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland, up to Lady Day last; praying that arrangements might be made for the remainder.
Minuted:—“To be layd before the Queen. 1,000l. on a wt of bounty and 500 for a qur as Keeper of the Grt Seal in Scotland to Mid. 1710. 27 7br. 1710 1,000li ordrd.”
Also a memorandum of what was due to him. 1 page, 2 parts.
Sept. 27.54. The Duke of Beaufort to Earl Pawlett. The characters of the persons under him in the New Forest proved bad, especially those under the direction of the Treasury. Asks him not to dispose of any of their places till he should see him (the Earl). Dated 27 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“Read.” 1 page, quarto.
Sept. 27.55. [Duke] of Queensberry to the Secretary-at-War. Her Majesty desired a warrant to be prepared to transfer a yearly pension of 547l. 10s., enjoyed by Sir William Douglas, to his son Col. Charles Douglas. Dated Whitehall, 27 Sept. 1710. 1½ pages.
Sept. 28.56. Report of the Comrs of Customs of Scotland to the Lords of the Treasury. Mr Short had no pretence to either of the seizures, or to any allowance, he having been of no service to the revenue, but the contrary. Mr Short had no reason to doubt that they (the Comrs) would have done him justice, although his morals and conduct had brought trouble and vexation to himself before the Court of Exchequer and other justiciaries, as well as discredit to the officers and to the management of the customs there. Dated Edinburgh, 28 Sept. 1710.
Report of the secretary (Joseph Boughton), and an affidavit on the same subject. 6 pages.
Sept. 28.57. Report of the Surveyor General (Travers) to the Lords of the Treasury on the petition of Thomas Boughton, gentleman, respecting the renewal to the petitioner of a lease of the manor of Kings Cliff, and of corn mills there, in the county of Northampton. Dated 28 Sept. 1710.
The petition. 4 pages.
[? About
Sept. 29.]
58. The case of Marie, the widow of Col. Charles Cusacque, formerly colonel in the service of the Duke of Anjou, addressed to the Lords of the Treasury, pressing her claims for her husband's pay, he having served in Portugal and dying in London when about to proceed to Catalonia. (French.)
Minuted:—“29 Sept. 1710.”
Two other papers relating thereto. 5 pages.
[? About
Sept. 29.]
59. “Account of what remained in the Exchequer on the 8th March 1701/2 of the revenues applicable to the Civil List of the late King Wm; as also the income from arrears of the said revenues between the 8th March 1701/2 & Micħas 1710, and the genl uses to which the same have been issued.” 2 pages.
Sept. 29.60. “An estimate of the charge of the public ministers for one year (as they now stand) on their ordinary entertainmts and extrarys within the regulac[i]on.” Dated 29 Sept. 1710.
Includes a list of the names and their pay. 1 page.
Sept. 29.61. “An accot of what hath been issued to sundry foreign ministers on their ordinary and extraordinary allowances in each year, since her Mat's accession to the Crown.” Up to Michaelmas 1710. 1 page.
Sept. 29.62. Copy of a representation by the Comrs of Prizes to the Lords of the Treasury, as to the payment of the gun money (amounting to 6,940l.) due to the captors of various prize ships. Dated Sept. 29, 1710.
Also a list of the prizes, number of guns, and sums due; together with the names of the captors. 2 pages.
[Sept. 29.]63. An account of what money hath been annually granted by Parliament for the service of the Navy, and what hath been annually issued upon the several heads thereof since her Majesty's accession to Michaelmas 1710. 6 pages.
[Sept. 29.]64. Another similar account for the same period. 2 large pages.
Sept. 30.65. The Comrs of Customs, Scotland, to the Hon. William Lownds, Esq. Send the establishment for the quarter ending the 29th inst., which they could not well alter this quarter. Design the new one to take place from that date. As the officers to be sunk have continued their duties to Michaelmas, in their (the Comrs') opinion they deserve their salaries. Dated 30 Sept. 1710.
Minuted:—“10 Octor 1710. To Micħas agreable to this łre.” 1 page.
Sept. 30.66. Copy of Capt. Cartwright's account of cash ending the 30th of Sepr. 1710. [Army affairs.] 3½ pages.