|Documents for which a brief description suffices.|
|Date.||Description of Document.||From||To||Purport.|
|Comrs. of Transports||Secretaries of the Treasury.||For a renewal of their commission. Enclose account.|
Minuted:—“Read 10th Jan. 1714. My Lds. see no occasion to renew this com[m]ission.” 3 pages.
|Sir Wm. Gifford, Keeper of Greenwich Park.||Lords of the Treasury.||For 35l. for hay for the deer, &c.|
“Minuted—“10 Jan. 1714. To be pd. as usual.” 1½ pages.
|—||Lord Lieut, of Ireland.||For an allowance of 9s. 6d. a day to Lord Mark Ker. 1 page.|
|Alexander Pendarves, Esq., late Surveyor-General.||Lords of the Treasury.||For payment of arrears of salary.|
Also a certificate. 2 pages.
|Comrs. of Excise of Scotland.||Do. - -||For the costs of passing their commisson to be allowed (257l. 13s. 3d).|
Minuted:—“1 Sept. 1715. My Lds. do not think it reasonable.” 2¼ pages.
|Comrs. for Sick and Wounded, &c.||Do. - -||For their taxes to be remitted.|
Minuted:—“9 Mar. 1714. -15. Ordered so far as the acct. annexed extends to Lady-day 1713.” 2 pages.
|Comrs. of Excise -||Do. - -||For additional clerks on account of the new duties on candles, &c.|
Also copy of the memorial of Sir Basil Dixwell thereon 4 pages.
|William Vanbrugh, Controller of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office.||Lords of the Treasury.||For a renewal of his constitution.|
Minuted:—“24 Febry. 1714. To be considered wn. the establ. of the Trea'r Chambr's Office comes to be formed.” 1 page.
|James Stanhope -||Do. -||Sends for their opinion the petition of Mary Wilson, widow, founded on her husband's services in the late war. 1 page.|
|Henry Robins -||—||Appointing him surveyor of houses. A piece of parchment.|
Report - -
|Edward Wilcox -||Lords of the Treasury,||On the petition of tradesmen employed in the Great and Little Parks of Windsor.|
The petition and schedule. 3 pages.
Letter - -
|C. Godolphin -||Mr. Secretary Lowndes.||For leave to go into the country.|
Minuted:—“Read 28th Mar. 1715. My Lords consent to Mr. Godolphin's request in the wthin written letter.” 1 page.
|Lord Berkeley -||Lord — -||For a new Privy Seal for payment of the Keepers in the Forest of Dean.|
Also renewal of the patent to Mr. Smythe, as Paymaster of the Gentlemen Pensioners. 1 page, quarto.
Do. - -
|Nich. Roope and Thomas Layton.||Mr. Lowndes -||Pay of Marine regiments and an abstract. 3 pages.|
|Sir John Bennett, Knt.||Lords of the Treasury.||For 212l. 10s. advanced by his brother, Benjamin Bennett, Esq., Governor of Bermuda, for refitting a man-of-war. 1 page.|
|Comrs. of Stamps -||Do. - -||Reasons for presenting Michael Bayly to be a distributor of stamps for Worcestershire. 1 page.|
|Earl of Carnarvon -||Do. -||Sends a state of the subsidies and pay of foreign troops (not now with it). 1 page.|
|George Tilson||Mr. Borrett - -||The same allowance to be continued to “Carnaby” in the new prison as in Newgate. 1 page.|
|J. Burchett -||Secretary of the Treasury.||As to the leave of absence of Mr. Carter, purser of the “Torbay.”|
With another letter of Mr. Carter on the same subject. 2 pages.
|John, Bishop of London.||Lords of the Treasury.||For bounty of 20l. to Mr. John Brunskell, appointed a minister in Virginia. 1 page, quarto.|
|Robert Knight, Receiver of the 3rd, 4th, and 5th subscriptions to the South Sea Company.||Do. -||For the delivery up of his bonds. 1 page, quarto.|
|Capt. Thomas Hyde||Do - -||For three years' arrears of pension.|
Also warrant dated 5 May 1715. 2 pages.
|James Stanhope -||Do.||Encloses petition of Deane Cooke, late of London, merchant, for them to report thereon (Customs on tobacco). 1 page.|
[The enclosure not now with it.]
|Do. - -||Do. -||Encloses petition [of Mrs.Penn, et al.] for their report.|
The petition is referred to on p. 41 of this Calendar. 1 page, quarto.
|Duke of Somerset||Do. - -||For 6,000l. for the extraordinary expenses of H.M. stables.|
Minuted:—“Ordered,” &c. 1 page.
|J. Burchett -||Do. -||Sums requisite to pay the bills in the course of the navy and victualling. 1 page.|
|James Stanhope||Do. - -||For the issue of a warrant for 200l. to Don Manuel Mercader for the joint use of the deputies from Minorca. 1 page, quarto.|
|John Lansdell -||Do. -||For warrant to transfer certain South Sea Stock. 1 page.|
|Wm. Clayton||William Lowndes||For his 100l. due at Midsummer 1715.|
Minuted:“To be paid.” 1 page, quarto.
|Lds. of the Treasury||Comrs. of Customs||For their deputation to be issued to Alexander Johns to be waiter and searcher at “Lestithiel,” in the port of Fowy. ½ page.|
|Joseph Gascoigne, receiver of revenues in Minorca.||“My Lord” -||As to 4,5657/8 dollars in his hands. 1 page.|
|—||—||As to a debt to Mrs. Jane Ireland, sempstress and starcher to King William, for making linen for his Majesty [Great Wardrobe]. ½ page.|
|Lord Townshend||Lords of the Treasury.||Dr. John Keill, “Decypherer,” to be paid 100l. per ann.|
Minuted:—“Wt. signd.” 1 page.
|28 June -||34.|
|Comrs. for Stamps -||Do. - -||For an established clerk to assist Mr. Samuel Rose, Controller. 1 page.|
|Officers of works -||—||State of the debt of the office.|
Minuted:—“28th Dec. 1715. Warrt. to be prepared accordingly.” 1 page.
|Charles Shales||Wm. Lowndes, Esq.||Adverse to a duty being laid on plate. 1 page.|
|—||—||Bills owing by the Great Wardrobe.|
With this note at the head:—“20,000li will pay.” 1 page.
|Comrs. for the Lottery||Lords of the Treasury.||For money to carry on the services.|
Minuted:—“15 July 1715. Ordered.” 1 page.
|James Scott, Esq., on behalf of David Skinner, merchant of Montrose.||Do. - -||Asks to be allowed to compound for a seizure of brandy. 1 page.|
|Robert Jenkinson, a stamper in the Stamp Office.||Do.||To be allowed to resign his place to his son.|
Minuted:—“12th July 1715. Ordered, & a wt. sign'd.” 1 page.
|Lords of the Treasury||Moses Beranger, Esq.||To pay 14,000l. to the Recr. and Paymaster of the money arising by the sale of tin. 1 page.|
Report - -
|Comrs. of Hides, &c.||Lords of the Treasury.||On the securities of Lawrence Ambrose, of Barcott (Berks), Esq., as Collector of Land Tax. 1 page.|
|Robert Hemming, (Custom House, Weymouth).||Do.||For employment. Also certificate. 1 page.|
|Lords of the Treasury||Clerk of the Pipe -||For the appoinment of Thomas Reeve,of the Middle Temple, London, Steward of the Manors of Cookham and Bray (Berks). 1 page.|
|Ambrose Thomson, Collector of Customs, Penryn.||Lords of the Treasury.||For an addition to his salary. 1 double page.|
|James Stanhope -||Lords of the Treasury.||For the issue of 200l. to Mr. Thomas Norgate for the use of Lord Paston.|
Minuted:—“Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page.
Do. - -
|Do. -||Do. - -||For issue of 65l. to Mr. Dumaresque, Lieut.-Governor of Jersey. 1 page.|
|Do. -||Do. - -||To prepare a warrant appointing Thomas Wylde, Esq., a Commissioner of Revenue in Ireland.|
Minuted:—“Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page.
|Duke of Grafton||Sir William St. Quintin, one of the Comrs. of the Treasury.||In favour of the appointment of Mr. Charles English as a landwaiter of Bristol.|
Presentment also in his favour by the Comrs. of Customs. 2 pages.
|Comrs. of Stamp Duties.||Lords of the Treasury.||For the appointment of Mr. Thomas Winter as a Distributer of Stamps for Kent.|
Minuted:—“23rd Septr. 1715. Warrt. to be p[re]par'd accordingly.” Copy of the warrant. 2 pages.
|Lords Justices of Ireland.||Mr. Secretary Stanhope.||Enclosing memorials relating to several gentlemen who expect some mark of the King's favour.|
The enclosures are not now with the letter. 1 page, quarto.
|Jacob Birkhead -||Lords of the Treasury.||Asks to succeed to a landwaiter's place in London, making allowance to his predecessor.|
Minuted:—“Ordered 21st Sepr. 1715. Wt. sign'd.” 1 page.
|The Rt. Hon. George Lord Newborough.||Do. -||For renewal of his patent as steward of the manor of Richmond, Surrey. 1 page.|
Letter - -
|James Stanhope -||Do. - -||For 100l. to be paid to Mr. Crauford, the Earl of Stair's Secretary, detained in London.|
Minuted:—“A warrt. to be p[re]pared.” 1 page, quarto.
Do. - -
|Do.||Do. -||For 100l. to be paid to Lord Strangford.|
Minuted:—“Wt. signd.” 1 page, quarto.
|Do. - -||Do. - -||For renewal of the Commission on Public accounts, Ireland.|
Minuted:—“15th October 1715. Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page, quarto.
Do. - -
|Do. - -||Do.||For 100l. to be paid to Dr. Lidderdale.|
Minuted:—“15th October 1715. Warrt. sign'd.” 1 page.
|Ro. Pringle||Mr. Taylor-||Desiring the above 100l. may be paid free of all charges. 1 page.|
|Comrs. of Revenue, Ireland.||Lords of the Treasury.||Congratulating them on their appointment. 1 page.|
|Controllers of Army Accounts.||Do. - -||For a warrant to the paymaster to issue their allowance of 900l. per ann. for their office.|
Minuted:—“Prepare a wt. for their contingencys.” 1 page.
|Mr. Secretary Stanhope.||Lords of the Treasury.||For 1,000l. to be paid to Mr. Alexander Gordon for the use of the Earl of Sutherland. 1 page, quarto.|
|Wm. Pulteney||Secretaries to the Treasury.||Sends a warrant for counter-signature for 40l. a year to be paid to Anthony Vezian, as agent to the garrison of Placentia, and the Four Independent Companies there. 1 page, quarto.|
|Surveyors and Landwaiters.||Comrs. of Customs||John Cramphorne has fitted himself for the duties of Kingswaiter, Landwaiter, &c. 1 page.|
|John Hall||The Rt. Hon. Robert Walpole, Esq., First Ld. of the Treasury.||To be instructed for the office of Landwaiter or Surveyor of Customs. 1 page.|
|Lord Townshend||Lords of the Treasury.||John Parker to have 300l. for discovering James Paynter, Henry Darr, and Richard Whitford, concerned in treasonable practices. 2 pages, quarto.|