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February 1711, 21-24

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'Warrant Book: February 1711, 21-24', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25: 1711 (1952), pp. 174-186. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85843 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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February 1711

Feb. 21.Privy seal for 500l. as equipage and 5l. a day as ordinary to William Chetwynd, as Envoy Extraordinary to the Republic of Genoa, to commence as from Feb. 14 inst.: and hereby the privy seal of 1708 June 29 for his ordinary as Resident to the said Republic is revoked and no further payment thereunder to be made for any period later than Feb. 14 last. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 439.
Money warrant for 147l. 11s. 10d. to Charles Whitworth as in full (together with 1,125l. already paid him thereon) for his extraordinaries as late Resident at Ratisbon between 1701–2 Feb. 1 and 1704 Nov. 1. (Money order dated Feb. 22 hereon.) Money Book XXI, p. 21. Order Book VIII, p. 32.
Same for 1,484l. 6s. 4d. to same as Envoy Extraordinary to the Czar of Muscovy, 1,048l. 3s. 6d. thereof for two bills of extraordinaries in said service from 1709 May 1 to 1710–1 Jan. 14, and the remaining 436l. 2s. 10d. to complete what remains due to him on 11 bills of extraordinaries in the like service between 1704 Nov. 1 and 1705 Nov. 1.
Appending: said two bills of extraordinaries: (1) for 1709 Nov. 1 to 1710 May 1 as allowed by Secretary Henry Boyle 1710 July 21 "as being within the Regulation":
£s.d.
for postage of letters189136
for Gazettes, printed papers and other intelligence6170
for stationery ware47160
£298166
(2) from 1710 May 1 to 1710–11 June 14:
for postage of letters281120
for Gazettes, printed papers and other intelligences8430
for stationery ware5720
for extraordinary expenses in his journey from Moscow to Great Britain through the ruined countries of Lithuania and Poland over the 5l. a day ordinary allowance, most whereof went to maintain his family and equipage which he left at Moscow by her Majesty's special command, during which time he had but Envoy's pay though he continued abroad under the character of Ambassador326100
£74970
Followed: allowance hereof by the Duke of Queensberry. "I allow the first three articles of this bill amounting to 422l. 17s. 0d. for 8 months and 14 days as being within the Regulation; and the 4th article amounting to 326l. 10s. 0d. I allow by her Majesty's command."
(Money order dated Feb. 22 hereon.) Money Book XXI, p. 22. Order Book VIII, p. 31.
Feb. 21.Same for 17l. 10s. 0d. to the University of Cambridge for 1¾ years at Xmas 1710 on the perpetuity for a preacher.
37l. 10s. 0d. to same for 3 ¾ years to 1710 Xmas on the perpetuity granted by Hy. VIII: together with a later confirmation dated 1711 June 15 by Treasurer Oxford hereof. Money Book XXI, pp. 39, 40. Disposition Book XXI, p. 68.
Treasury confirmation for the execution of a money order of 1702 Aug. 30 for 10s. a week to John Whittle, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XVII, p. 312. Order Book V, p. 395.
Letter of direction for 20,000l. to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance: out of loans to be made by himself on Malt anno 1711: and is intended half thereof for land service and half for sea service of the Ordnance. Disposition Book XXI, p. 47.
Same for 11,631l. 2s. 3d. to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: out of Civil List moneys: and is intended to clear the debt in the Office of the Works for the months of April, May and June 1710: and the further sum of 5,966l. 12s. 7d. to be issued out of loans to be made by said Dartiquenave on credit of the moneys arising by sale of her Majesty's tin, the orders for which loans are to be drawn without interest and to remain in the hands of the Auditor of the Receipt till the same shall come in course of payment, being then intended to be applied to clear the debt in the Office of the Works for another 3 months, to wit the months of July, August and September 1710. Ibid., p. 48.
William Lowndes to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance to pay the sum of 11,933l. 6s. 8d. to the King of Portugal in tallies and orders, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIV, pp. 490–1, "but that instead of computing the interest on the tallies [as] in part of the sum to be paid, the person receiving the said tallies and orders be allowed the interest accrued on them from 1710 Sept. 7 to which time (as my Lords are informed) it [the said interest] has been received at the Exchequer by the Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance for the service of that Office". Disposition Book XXI, pp. 48–9.
Feb. 21.William Lowndes to Mr. Granville [Secretary at War]. My Lords have directed a month's pay in advance to the Troops that are ordered from Scotland. Please notify same so that all due care may be taken that they do not leave any debt in quarters upon their remove. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 308.
Treasury warrant to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against the executors of the late Viscountess Falkland for any the accounts of her late husband as Treasurer of the Navy.
Prefixing: certificate by the Auditors of Imprests that the said accounts are declared from 1681 midsummer to 1684 Lady day and that the subsequent accounts to 1687 Lady day are almost ready for declaration. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 188.
Treasury reference to Mr. Wilcox, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, of the petition of Eliz., Countess Dowager of Berkeley, praying payment of the 1,750l. remaining unpaid of a warrant from the late king for 6,000l. to her by sale of underwood in Dean Forest: the [said] Surveyor General alleging that he cannot pay any more thereon without Treasury authority. Reference Book VIII, p. 447.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the petition of Sir Lambert Blackwell relating to certain lands of which he prays a grant, with the report from the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, thereupon. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 218.
Feb. 22.Letter of direction for 300l. to the Cofferer of the Household out of Civil List moneys: on any unsatisfied order in his name for the service of the Household. Disposition Book XXI, p. 48.
Same for 800l. to Spencer Compton: out of same: to be [by him] paid over according to the Treasury Lords' warrant in that behalf. Ibid.
Same for 3,839l. 14s. 2d. to Charles Whitworth, viz. 2,839l. 14s. 2d. out of Civil List moneys and the remaining 1,000l. out of loans to be made by him on the sale of her Majesty's tin. [The total represents the unpaid balance of Whitworth's ordinaries and extraordinaries: see supra, pp. 2, 21, 22, and Vol. XXIV, p. 531.] Ibid., p. 49.
William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer. The Bank of England has agreed to advance to you 30,000l. in Exchequer Bills repayable in 2 months out of the money of the intended Lottery and on the security of a deposit of tallies and orders on the Land Tax anno 1711. You are to deposit same and to receive said sum from the Bank and to apply same as follows, viz.
£
towards paying Chatham and Sheerness Yards for 1709 Michaelmas quarter, being such part of the sum of 15,117l. for that quarter as is to be placed to the head of Ordinary anno 17113,971
for Wear and Tear anno 1711 to complete the said 15,117l.11,146
for bills of exchange4,883
towards clearing accounts of interest with the Bank of England on former deposits and Mr. Carbonell's accounts for negotiating Exchequer Bills for money to redeem the said deposits10,000
£30,000
Ibid., p. 53.
Feb.22.Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed memorial [see infra, p. 183], of Henry Bendysh desiring an order from my Lords for the Chamberlain of London to deliver to him (pursuant to the warrant of the late [Poor] Palatine Commission) the remainder of the money that is come in or shall come in to the Chamber of London on the briefs granted for the relief of the poor Palatines "and to pay to the person employed to send away the Palatines so much as shall be necessary to enable them to return home." Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 309.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from the Mayor of Rochester shewing that Stan[df]leet Creek is a more proper place than Hoo Fort whereon to erect houses for airing of goods taken out of ships that have performed quarantine. Ibid.
Same to same. Hasten your report about the Four and a Half per cent. Duty, ut supra, p. 167. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to report how the accounts of Mr. Goodall stand, and likewise [those] of the late Commissioners of Transports which are certified to have been under examination with much care and diligence for near two years past. What is the obstruction, that they have had so long an examination ? Ibid.
[?]Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the petition of Joshua Ransom, master and principal owner of the John and Thomas, now under quarantine, alleging that his wife being in distress in a passing boat near him he went to fetch her safe on board his own ship, but in his return they were both forced on board another quarantine vessel in Stanlet Creek where they now are "and praying they may be permitted to perform the remainder of their quarantine on board his own ship and that the broad arrow may be taken off" Ibid.
Feb. 22.Treasury reference to Mr. Manley, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of Richard Buckland for a fresh lease of a piece of ground, parcel of the Round Rundles and Swallowfield in the parish of St. James's, in order to encourage him to rebuild the four small tenements thereon. Reference Book VIII, p. 448.
Feb. 22.Treasury reference to the Stamps Commissioners of the petition of Jo[h]n Atkins shewing that in 1698 he became surety for one Cha. Herle, distributor of Stamps, who became a debtor to the Crown and petitioner is prosecuted: therefore praying to satisfy his bond by 40l. a year, his circumstances being low. Ibid., p. 449.
Treasury warrant to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against the executors of Sir Thomas Littleton for his accounts as late Treasurer of the Navy. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 189.
Feb. 22,
et postea.
Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise and require the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the Land Tax anno 1711. (The privy seal hereon is dated March 14.)
Followed by: (1) the petitions of the respective persons nominated as Receivers General for said Land Tax for the respective counties, each petition setting out the names of the proposed sureties: together with Treasury reference of said petitions to the Agents for Taxes to examine the sufficiency of the said securities: (2) reports from the said Agents for Taxes to the Treasury Lords on the sufficiency of the said securities; and Treasury warrants thereupon to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the said securities by bonds in the Queen's name and to her use: (3) Treasury commission to the said Receivers General respectively: all as follows.
James Martin of Ryegate for Co. Surrey: petition reference dated May 14.
Sir William Fazakerly for Co. Middlesex, the cities of London and Westminster and the Inns of Court and Chancery within the same: petition reference dated Jan. 14 [sic]: report and sureties warrant in 125,000l. dated July 4: Commission dated July 4.
John Sparry for Co. Worcester and the city and county of the city of Worcester: petition reference dated Feb. 17: report and sureties warrant in 16,500l. dated July 11: Commission dated July 18.
John Banks for Co. Northampton: petition reference dated Feb. 22: [report and sureties warrant not entered]: Commission dated March 22.
Thomas Burslem for Co. Stafford: petition reference dated Feb. 27: report and sureties warrant in 19,000l. dated May 8: Commission dated May 7.
Benjamin Mathew for Co. Northampton: petition reference dated March 3.
John [Derbie] and Benjamin Derbie for Co. Dorset and the town and county of the town of Poole: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 19,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
Edward Conway for Cos. Chester and city and county of the city of Chester and counties of Denbigh and Flint: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 19,000l. dated June 27: Commission dated June 27.
John Turner for Co. Essex: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 44,000l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
Thomas Brougham for Co. Cumberland: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 4,000l. for Cos. Cumberland and Westmorland dated July 18: Commission dated July 18.
Robert Brown for Co. Norfolk: petition reference dated March 5.
Vaughan Bonner for Co. Lincoln, viz. the Wapentakes and Divisions of Bradleigh and 20 others, detailed: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 20,000l. dated Aug. 3: Commission dated Aug. 2.
George Howell for Cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke and Haverford West: petition reference dated March 5.
William Pacey for part of Co. Norfolk, viz. the Hundreds of Blofield and others, detailed, and the town of Yarmouth: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 28,000l. dated July 2: Commission dated July 3.
Samuel Baylie for Co. Stafford: petition reference dated March 5.
William Claridge for Co. Warwick: petition reference dated March 5.
Peter Gott junr., for Co. Sussex: petition reference dated March 5.
John Dee for Co. Sussex: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant for John and William Dee in 18,500l. dated July 2: Commission dated July 3 to John and William Dee for the rapes of Chichester, Arundel, Bramber and the Lower Division of Lewes Rape.
William Lynch for Co. Suffolk: petition reference dated March 5.
Richard Whittingham for part of Co. Lincoln: petition reference dated March 5.
Samuel Clarke for Co. Hereford and the city and county of the city of Hereford: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 14,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
John Prinn for Co. Gloucester: petition reference dated March 5.
Leonard Child and John Nuthall for Co. Surrey: petition reference dated March 5.
James Caswell for Cos. Monmouth, Anglesea, Merioneth and Carnarvon: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 9,500l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
John Rogers for part of Co. Bucks: petition reference dated March 5.
Andrew Horton for part of Co. Bucks.: petition reference dated March 5.
Caleb Powell for North Wales and Cos. Brecon, Radnor, and Montgomery: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 9,000l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
Robert Peters for Co. Herts.: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 26,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
John Thornton for Co. Lancs.: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 10,500l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
William Faussett for Co. Kent: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 45,000l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
Joseph Quash for part of Co. Devon, viz. the Hundreds or Divisions of Stanborough and 15 others and the city and county of the city of Exeter: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 30,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated July 24.
William Jeay and William Dowse for Co. Huntingdon: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 10,000l. dated June 20: Commission dated June 21.
Thomas Austin for Co. Southampton: petition reference dated March 5.
John Eyles for Co. Wilts: petition reference dated March 5.
Bernard Hutchins for Co. Somerset and the city and county of the city of Bristol: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 45,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
Samuel Bradshaw for Co. Derby: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 12,000l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
Ambrose Reddall for Co. Beds.: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 13,000l. dated June 21: Commission dated June 21.
Thomas Richers for the county, university and town of Cambridge and Isle of Ely: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 19,000l. dated June 27: Commission dated June 27.
Archibald Douglass for that part of Great Britain called Scotland: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 25,000l. dated June 27: Commission dated June 27.
John Bury for Co. Nottingham and the town and county of the town of Nottingham: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 15,500l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
James Taylor for the Palaces of Whitehall and St. James's: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 15,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
Miles Parker for Co. Oxford: petition reference dated March 5.
Samuel Burridge for part of Co. Devon: petition reference dated March 5.
George Hosier for Co. Salop. and town of Ludlow: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant not entered]: Commission dated June 14.
Francis Manaton for Co. Cornwall: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 21,000l. dated June 27: Commission dated June 27.
Laurence Ambrose for Co. Berks.: petition reference dated March 5: report and sureties warrant in 25,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
John Thorne for part of Co. Devon: petition reference dated March 6: report and sureties warrant in 25,000l. dated May 8: Commission dated May 7 for the Hundreds or divisions of Bampton and 11 others, detailed.
Henry Fendall for Co. Surrey: petition reference dated March 8: report and sureties warrant in 46,000l. dated June 29: Commission dated June 29.
Robert Longdon for Co. Gloucester and the city and county of the city of Gloucester: petition reference dated March 6: report and sureties warrant in 27,500l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
Richard Wivian [Vyvian] for part of Co. Devon: petition reference dated March 6.
Sir Robert Harrison for Co. Oxford and the city and university of Oxford: petition reference dated March 6: report and sureties warrant in 19,000l. dated Aug. 16: Commission dated Aug. 16.
John Popham for Co. Southampton and the town and county of the town of Southampton and Isle of Wight: petition reference dated March 6: report and sureties warrant in 33,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
Thomas Newsham for Co. Warwick and city of Coventry: petition reference dated March 6: report and sureties warrant in 24,000l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14.
Walter Acton for Co. Salop ("not mentioning his security"): petition reference dated March 8.
Richard Knight and Somerset Davies for Co. Salop: petition reference dated March 5.
William Salisbury for Co. _: petition reference dated March 6.
Thorne (Thornhaugh) Gurdom (Gurdon) for part of Co. Norfolk: petition reference dated May 8: report and sureties warrant in 25,000l. dated May 21: Commission dated May 21 for the city of Norwich and the Hundreds of Lodden and 13 others, detailed.
Jervaise Bradgate for Co. Leicester: petition reference dated March 6: report and sureties warrant in 17,000l. dated July 2: Commission dated July 3.
Clement Brittain for Co. _: petition reference dated March 7.
James Astry for Co. Beds.: petition reference dated March 8.
Philip Bacon and William Trotman for Co. Suffolk: petition reference dated March 4: report and sureties warrant in 42,000l. dated May 24: Commission dated May 21.
William Fancourt, junr., of Liddington, Co. Rutland, for Co. Rutland: petition reference dated April 4: report and sureties warrant in 2,000l. dated May 7: Commission dated May 7.
Francis Wyvill for Co. York, the city and county of the city of York, the county of Kingston upon Hull and the counties of Durham and Northumberland and towns of Newcastle upon Tyne and Berwick on Tweed: petition reference dated March 7: report and sureties warrant in 62,500l. dated June 27: Commission dated June 27.
Henry Pacy for part of Co. Lincoln: petition reference dated April 18.
Bernard Turney for Co. Bucks: petition reference dated April 19: report and sureties warrant in 30,000l. dated May 8: Commission dated May 7.
Robert Caudron (Cawdron) for part of Co. Lincoln: petition reference dated April 27: report and sureties warrant in 19,500l. dated June 14: Commission dated June 14 for the parts of Kesteven and Holland containing the Hundreds of Langho and 16 other hundreds, sokes or wapentakes, detailed, and the city and county of the city of Lincoln and the Baile and Close of the said city.
William Green for Co. Stafford: petition reference dated April 27.
Mathias Rogers for Co. Bucks.: petition reference dated April 27.
Nathaniel Tredcroft (Tredecroft) for part of Co. Sussex: petition reference dated May 4: report and sureties warrant in 18,500l. dated May 21: Commission dated May 21 for the rapes of Hastings, Pevensey and the upper Division of Lewes Rape and the cinque ports of Rye, Hastings, Winchelsea, Seaford and Pevensey.
Benjamin Mathew for Co. Oxford: petition reference dated June 11.
John Child for part of Co. Wilts., viz. the Division of Sarum and the Marlborough Division: petition reference dated 1710–11 Jan. 16 [sic]: report and sureties warrant in 15,000l. dated July 19: Commission dated July 19.
Alexander Baxter for part of Co. Wilts., viz. the Divisions of Devizes, Chippenham, Warminster and Trowbridge: [petition not entered]: report and sureties warrant in 12,500l. dated July 21: Commission dated July 24. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, pp. 74–84, 85–91, 93–6.
Feb. 23.Money warrant for 20,000l. to Lionel Herne and Samuel Edwards as imprest towards paying or reimbursing to the Tellers of the Receipt what they shall from time to time allow after the rate of 2d. per pound per day to the payers or lenders, at the Receipt, of the Exchequer Bills issued by virtue of the Act [7 Anne, c. 30] for Enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England. (Money order dated Feb. 27 hereon.) Money Book XXI, p. 24. Order Book VIII, p. 34.
Letter of direction for 481l. 9s. 8d. to William Burslem, late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Stafford: out of Civil List moneys. This letter is to replace that of Jan. 25 last [supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIV, p. 526], which directed same to be satisfied out of loans to be made by himself on sale of her Majesty's tin. Disposition Book XXI, p. 50.
William Lowndes to Sir John Lambert et al. to forthwith pay into the Exchequer the 20,000l. remainder of their promised loan on credit of the sale of her Majesty's tin: her Majesty's service very much pressing for the same. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on the enclosed draft [missing] of a clause proposed to be inserted in an Act of Parliament for encouraging the making of sail cloth in Great Britain. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 310.
Same to Mr. Brydges. It is the Queen's pleasure (as signified by Secretary the Duke of Queensberry) to pay 50l. each to Capt. Theobald Butler and Capt. Gaetano Mahony as proposed by George Granville, Secretary at War. Please report out of what money same can be paid so that my Lords may give the necessary directions. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Whitfeild [Paymaster of Marines]. I have read to my Lords your report touching the 96l. due to Capt Urian Brereton for levy money for 32 men and touching the respites of 264l. on Lieut. Col. Desidere. Please certify what savings there are by respites on the respective Regiments out of which said sums may be satisfied. Ibid., p. 311.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests enclosing a memorial from James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, relating to the loss by the coinage of 65,000 moydas of gold sent from Lisbon. In what manner may he [Brydges] most properly have allowance for said loss in his accounts. Ibid.
Feb. 23.Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Lloyd, late Receiver General for Cos. Chester, Denbigh and Flint, shewing that about a moiety of 1,200l. depends upon a law suit betwixt Sir Humphry Mackworth and the petitioner: therefore praying leave to attend the trial in the country, the better to enable him to comply with his late proposal for paying the debt due to the Crown. Reference Book VIII, p. 447.
Same to Mr. Brydges of the petition of Frederick Bonet about the supply and arrears requisite for recruiting the Prussian Troops in Flanders and Italy. Ibid., p. 448.
Same to Mr. Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, of the petition of Brigadier Bisset of her Majesty's Foot Guards shewing that he sent home the money he received for recruiting the Companies under his command, by the man-of-war commanded by Sir Cloudesley Shovell which was lost, as appears by papers lying before my Lords: therefore praying instructions to the Pay Office that this money may be deducted out of the money charged for the recruits of the said detachment and not [be] charged to the detachment, otherwise he will be subject to the great hardship of having it placed to his own particular account. Ibid.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated 1710 Nov. 4 [to the Master of the Jewel House] for 2 braziers for airing the lodgings at Hampton Court and other necessaries there: to an estimate of 195l. 10s. 6d.
the like for a same dated 1710 Oct. 20 [to the Master of the Great Wardrobe] for trunks, &c. [not detailed], for Mrs. Cooper, Bedchamber Woman: to an estimate of 26l.
the like of a same dated 1710 Sept. 22 [to same] for taking down the mourning at St. James's and other furniture [not detailed] put up: to an estimate of 236l. 15s. 0d.
the like of a same dated 1710 Nov. 4 [to same] for furniture [not detailed] for the Bedchamber Women and others at Hampton Court: to an estimate of 939l.
the like of a same dated same [to same] for necessaries [not detailed] for the Removing Wardrobe: to an estimate of 38l. 15s. 0d. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 31.
Treasury warrant to Sir William Fazakerley, Chamberlain of the City of London, to pay to Henry Bendysh, Secretary to the late Commissioners and Trustees for the Poor Palatines, the moneys in his hands or coming into his hands from the collections upon the briefs for the relief of the Poor Palatines, pursuant to the order of 1710 Sept. 27 of the Commissioners and Trustees for the said Palatines.
Prefixing: (1) memorial of said Bendysh, dated the 22nd inst., shewing that "in obedience to the commands of the Lords of her Majesty's Cabinet Council" he has employed John Crokat in sending away the Palatines now in and about this city in order to their return into their own country, pursuant to their petition for an assistance of 20s. per head to enable them to get home (that is to say 5s. per head for provisions for their voyage, 5s. per head for freight to Holland, and 10s. per head to be given them on their landing in Holland to bear their charges thence to their own country). The late Commissioners for the [Poor] Palatines finding that their commission would expire before the remainder of the moneys would come in from the royal brief collections did by their warrant of Sept. 27 last authorise the Chamberlain of London to pay to me the said remainder, to be by me paid as the Treasury Lords should direct. Such direction is therefore necessary for me as a proper voucher for paying same.
(2) Report by Sir Edward Northey, Attorney General, on said Bendysh's petition. The royal brief for collections for the said Palatines was dated 1709 June 28 and it constituted the said Commissioners and Trustees for one year from 1709 Sept 29 for distributing the proceeds thereof for the subsistence and settlement of the said Palatines. The collections by the brief have not been sufficient for such subsistence and settlement. The Treasury Lords may lawfully direct the Chamberlain of London to pay any remainder as above to Bendysh and may direct him to apply it to subsistence and transportation as proposed as above. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, pp. 190–1.
Feb. 23.Treasury warrant to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the security proposed (viz. John Weston of the parish of St. Margaret's, Westminster, Thomas Vernon of Twickenham, Robert Chomley of London, merchant, Joseph Sturt of Ripley, Co. Surrey, William Weston of Cobham) in 12,990l. 9s. 7d. for their payment of 6,495l. 9s. 9½d. which will remain due to the Crown on said Weston's account after the payment of 14,041l. 10s. 0d. as by the agreement for the purchase by Sir Peter King and Mr. Colton of part of Mr. Weston's estate, late Receiver General for Co. Surrey.
Prefixing: report by the Agents for Taxes concerning said Receiver General's debt. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, p. 73.
Feb. 24.Royal sign manual for 150l. to George Granville without account: for half a year to 1710 Xmas for the rent of Mote Park, which was laid into Windsor Great Park: and 21l. 17s. 6d. for [Exchequer and other] fees on the receipt thereof. (Money warrant dated Feb. 27 hereon.) (Money order dated March 8 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated March 5 for 150l. hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 431. Order Book VIII, p. 38. Disposition Book XXI, p. 56.
Royal warrant dated St. James's to Spencer Compton to pay Dorothy, Lady Falkland, an additional annuity or yearly sum of 100l. as from 1710 Xmas as over and above the 100l. per an. paid to her by virtue of the royal warrant of 1709–10 Jan. 14: to be during pleasure. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 431.
Allowance by the Treasury Lords of the incidents bill of the Post Office for 1710 Xmas quarter: total 815l. 5s. 11d. (including 24l. 6s. 1d. for 5,833 ship letters on Aug. 18 at a penny per letter; 2l. to Charles Creston, clockmaker; 5l. 4s. 0d. to Thomas Humpreys for pumping the well; 30l. for half a year's beer for the clerks in the Office; 35l. 8s. 8d. on 22 Sept. for 8,504 ship letters; 14s. to Thomas May for new flags for the Dover boats). Money Book XXI, p. 12.
Money warrant for 20l. to Christopher Wilkinson, clerk, as royal bounty for the charge of his passage to Maryland whither he is going chaplain. Ibid., p. 24. Order Book VIII, p. 31. Disposition Book XXI, p. 54.
Feb. 24.Same for 500l. to William Borrett as imprest for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Feb. 27 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Mar. 5 hereon.) Money Book XXI, p. 25. Order Book VIII, p. 33. Disposition Book XXI, p. 56.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells et al., to draw orders for payment of bankers' annuities to certain assignees of such annuities as in a certificate or schedule thereof [missing] from the Auditor of the Receipt: representing changes of proprietorship of such annuities from sale, inheritance, transfer or otherwise. Money Book XXI, p. 27.
Money warrant for 200l. to Henry Portman, Keeper of Hyde Park, to defray the charge of watering the Ring and the way leading thereto in the said park in the year 1710. (Money order dated March 8 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Feb. 27 hereon. This letter of direction was repeated on the following 12th April, apparently by an oversight.) Ibid., p. 27. Order Book VIII, p. 38. Disposition Book XXI, pp. 50, 83.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 45l. 12s. 0d. to Simon Visct. Fanshaw, Remembrancer of the Exchequer Court, for the fees heretofore usually paid him by the Customers of the Outports for passing their accounts; and is for the year ended 1709 Xmas.
45l. 12s. 0d. to same for same for the year ended 1710 Xmas. Money Book XXI, p. 28.
Same to same to pay 54l. 4s. 4d. to said Visct. Fanshaw for parchment and other necessaries for the blank books for the entries of the Surveyor General of Customs, London port, for the year ended 1710 Xmas.
435l. 15s. 4d. to same for same for the blank books for the Customers, Comptrollers and Searchers of the outports. Ibid., p. 29.
William Lowndes to Mr. Borrett. The House of Commons has desired an account of what money has been issued or ordered for carrying on or defending prosecutions for riot, mandamuses or other matters arising in any borough or place which send Members to Parliament. Please make forth an account of what moneys you have received or disbursed for those purposes and attend the Treasury Lords therewith before the same be delivered into the House. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 310.
Same to the Postmaster General not to fill up the vacancy of Agent of the Packet Boats at Falmouth till you have framed and submitted to my Lords some new regulations for preventing like frauds and abuses committed by the late Agent. Ibid., p. 314.
Treasury reference to John Manley, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of Richard Wynn on behalf of the corporation of Boston proposing to get an Act of Parliament to enclose two acres of ground in the fen in order to set up an engine and cistern to carry "fress" water to the town, it being necessary to get her Majesty's consent as being Lord of the soil; and desiring to be informed what is the least chargeable way to obtain such consent. Reference Book VIII, p. 448.
Feb. 24.Treasury warrant to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against Thomas Addison and David Elder, two of the late Commissioners for Sick and Wounded in the late war: they having passed their accounts of that whole service except the sum of 2,266l. standing as a debt upon the foot of their final accompt, towards the discharge of which sum they have several demands for their service after the said war in taking care of the paying off the arrears of the said service: which demands the Treasury Lords have ordered the Auditors to report on.
Prefixing: petition from said Addison and Elder and report thereon by the Auditors of Imprests. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 19.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the petition of Lieut.-Col. Gilbert Depages (Depagez) praying that his pension on the Irish Establishment may be increased to that of a Lieut.-Col. in which quality he last served. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 219.