Volume 202
Part I. 1716. Classified

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Joseph Redington (editor)

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1883

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'Volume 202: Part I. 1716. Classified', Calendar of Treasury Papers, Volume 5: 1714-1719 (1883), pp. 247-248. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85033 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Part I. 1716. Classified

1716.1. Reports of the Comrs of Customs to the Lords of the Treasury, on various affairs connected with their department, including the charge of examining passengers and suspected persons from France, prosecutions for export of wool, running brandy, &c., the discharge of the duties of the Inspector of Prosecutions, unrated East Indian goods, duties on English goods passing through the Electorate of Brunswick Lunenburgh, and on coarse linens from thence, pieces of eight received in the plantations, prevention of frauds and clandestine trade in the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, the use of the ground on Tower Hill for building materials to rebuild the part of the Custom House damaged by blowing up the adjacent houses at the late fire in Thames St, leases of adjoining houses to the Custom House, trial for having too many foreign seamen on board a vessel, memorial of Mr Culliford, surveyor of Southampton, prohibited goods brought from Holland in his Majesty's yachts, an invention “for curing sweepings of ships,” goods belonging to Lady de la Vega, alleged to have been in use, from which no custom ought to have been demanded, and debts to the Customs since the Revolution. 21 papers and enclosures.
2. Representations, letters, &c. connected with the affairs of the Comrs of Customs (Scotland), including papers as to foreign salt imported, running of prohibited goods, gross and net produce of the Revenue, appointment of a collector, &c, 7 papers and enclosures.
3. Reports of the Commissioners of Excise on the removal, &c. of certain of their officers, including the discharge of one of them for concerning himself in elections for members of Parliament. 4 papers and enclosures.
4. Various papers connected with the Navy Office, such as estimates, weekly certificates of cash of the Treasurer of the Navy, computations of money granted by Parliament, &c. 19 papers and one or two enclosures.