Warrants for the Payment of Money
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'Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1729, January-March', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 1: 1729-1730 (1897), pp. 240-252. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87296 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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1729, January–March

TABLE II.
Warrants from the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury for Payment of Money.
1728–9.
Date.Payee.Amount.The Account on which the Warrant is made.Reference.
£s.d.
Jan. 1John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber.5,883411The office of His Majesty's Chamber for the quarter ended 1728, December 25.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 130.
Augustus Schutz -3,00000Privy Purse - - -Ibid, p. 128.
Jan. 3Francis Earl of Godolphin1,00000Quarter's annuity for the quarter ended 1728, December 25, as Groom of the Stole to His Majesty, and in that capacity as first Gentleman of the Bedchamber.Order Book XIV. 128.
Ibid.
Duke of Manchester25000Same for the same quarter's annuity as one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.
Wm. Earl of Essex -25000SameIbid.
Wm. Anne Earl of Albemarle.25000SameIbid.
Charles Duke of Richmond.25000Same -Ibid.
James Duke of Hamilton25000SameIbid.
Philip Earl of Chesterfield.25000Same - -Ibid.
Charles Earl of Selkirk25000SameIbid.
Hugh Lord Clinton25000Same -Ibid.
Henry Earl of Deloraine25000SameIbid.
William Manners, Esq. commonly called Lord William Manners.25000Same - -Ibid.
Thos. Paget, Esq. commonly called Thomas Lord Paget.25000Same -Ibid.
Henry Herbert, Esq. commonly called Henry Lord Herbert.25000Same -Ibid.
Sir Robt. Rich -12500Quarter's annuity for the same quarter's annuity as one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber.Ibid.
Sir Charles Hotham -12500Same - - -Ibid.
James Campbell -12500Same -Ibid.
Charles Cathcart12500Same - -Ibid.
John Selwyn -12500Same -Ibid.
Charles Churchill12500Same - -Ibid.
Thomas Paget -12500Same - -Ibid.
Jan. 3John Snow36500To be paid by the Auditor -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 131.
Walter Chetwynd12,13330Quarter's pensions in his office for the quarter ended 1728, December 25.Ibid.
Thomas Lord Trevor -34800Quarter's salary as keeper of the Privy Seal for the quarter ended 1728, December 25.Order Book XIV. p. 129.
Lionel Cranfield - -27500Quarter's pension due 1728, December 25.Ibid, p. 130.
Charles Lord Cornwallis.37500One quarter due 1728, December 25, on the several allowances of 800l. and 700l. per annum as Chief Justice and Justice in Eyre South of the Trent.Ibid.
Wm. Earl of Essex -10000For the quarter due 1728, December 25, on the allowances of 200l. per annum for underkeepers of Hyde Park, and 200l. in consideration of the loss of the herbage of that part of the said park which is laid into His Majesty's gardens at Kensington.Ibid.
Charles Duke of Grafton.75000Quarter's pension due 1728, December 25.Ibid.
Jan. 3Wm. Earl of Denbigh15000Quarter's pension for the quarter due 1728, December 25.Ibid, p. 131.
Jan. 4Walter Hungerford -28000Disbursements as Sheriff of Wilts.Ibid, p. 129.
Robert Weller -4000Disbursements as Sheriff of Kent.Ibid.
Jan. 7John Langden and eight others.10000Proclamation reward for apprehending Thos. White for robbery in St. Leonards, Shoreditch.Money Book XXXIV.p. 334.
Horace Walpole -60656For one bill of extraordinary disbursements, 1728, September 11 to December 11, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Most Christian King.
Appending:—Statement of same (including 206l. 5s. 6d. “for the hire of my house at Fontainebleu during the residence of His Most Christian Majesty there, and for the transporting of my equipage and baggage backwards and forwards”).
Ibid, p. 332; Order Book XIV. p. 131; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 130.
Bank of England30,00000Three per cent. annuities on the million lottery under the Act 12 Geo. I. for the year 1728, June 24, to 1729, June 24.Ibid, p. 333.
Jan. 7Alured Popple53602Commissioners for promoting trade. Quarter's salary to himself as Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade, Deputy Secretary, seven clerks and others, and incidents for the quarter ended 1728, December 25.Money Book XXXIV. p. 333.
John Clarke and four others.10000Proclamation reward for the conviction of Thos. Vaux for robbery in the parish of St. Bridget als Brides, Faringdon Without.Ibid, p. 334.
Jan. 8Walter Chetwynd -4,295100For half a year due 1728, December 25, on the established allowance of 8,591l. to the French Protestants.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 131.
Jan. 9Paymaster of Forces -10,923118To complete the 230,923l. 11s. 8d. voted for the charge of the troops of the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel for the year 1728.Ibid.
John Williams, Richard Aldworth, Edward Younge, Wm. Cleland, For the quarter's salary due John Bromfield, Thos. Medlycott, Commissioners for holding correspondence with the Receiver General of the Public Taxes, and for taking care of the affairs thereof.15000For the quarter's salary due 1728, December 25, on their allowance of 100l. eachOrder Book XIV. p. 133.
Commissioners for Duties on Houses.914Incident charges (detailed) for the half-year ended 1728, December 25.Money Book XXXIV. p. 335.
Commissioners for Taxes.10130Incident charges (detailed) for the half-year ended 1728, December 25.Ibid, p. 336.
Earl of Carlisle2681411¾For officers of Windsor Forest (detailed), rewards, wages, and allowances for half a year ended 1728, December 25Ibid, p. 337; Order Book XIV. p. 134.
Jan. 10Earl of Sutherland -30000Quarter's allowance due 1728, December 25Order Book XIV. p. 133, and Money Book XXXIV. p. 338.
Samuel Edwards and 27 others.13,850211½Pensions allowancesDisposition Book XXIX.p. 132.
Jan. 14John Dow -2000Passage money as a minister to Jamaica.Money Book XXXIV. p. 340; Order Book XIV. p. 152
Moses Robertson -2000Same (to Virginia) -Money Book, Ibid.
James Keith - -2000Same (to Virginia) -Ibid.
Walter Hackett -2000Same (to Pennsylvania)Ibid.
William Wharton -2000Same (to Barbadoes) -Ibid.
Jan. 14George Woodward26100His Majesty's Resident with the King of Poland for three months ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary entertainment of 3l. per day.Money book XXXIV. p. 348.
Francis Colman -36000Her Majesty's Resident with the Duke of Florence for three months ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day and one bill of extraordinaries for the quarter ended 1728, September 29.Ibid, p. 349.
Charles Hudson - -15000Consul General at Algiers for the quarter due 1728, December 25.Ibid.
Benjamin Lodington -9500Consul General at Tripoli for the same quarter.Ibid, p. 350.
Thomas Ward - -10000Consul General of all Russia for the quarter due 1728, December 25.Ibid.
Mr. Rondeau - -2500As Ward's Secretary or Assistant, and for same quarter.Ibid.
Charles Holzendorf -10000Quarter's pension due 1728, December 25, for services performed in foreign courts.Ibid.
John Russel - -62100Consul General at Tetuan for one quarter due 1728, December 25.Ibid, p. 351.
John Stanhope -17400Secretary to the Embassy to the States General for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 40s. per day.Ibid.
Thos. Robinson -17400Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to the Most Christian King for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 40s. per day.Ibid.
Thos. Pelham -37400Secretary to the Congress at Soissons, being one quarter ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 40s. per day, and extraordinaries for the half-year ended 1728, September 29.Ibid, p. 352.
Water Chetwynd -1,034137Incidental expenses and fees as Paymaster of Pensions, Christmas, 1727, to Christmas, 1728 (detailed).Ibid, p. 341
Wm. Stanhope -1,30000Plenipotentiary at Soissons for three months, 1728, September 27 to December 27, on his ordinary of 100l. per week.Ibid, p. 342
Jan. 14Stephen Poyntz - -1,30000One of the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Congress at Soissons for the three months, 1728, September 23 to December 23, on the ordinary of 100l. per week.Money book XXXIV. p. 342
James Lord Tyrawley43500Envoy Extraordinary to King of Portugal for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 5l. per day.Ibid.
James Lord Waldgrave1,20400Extraordinary disbursements, 1728, March 25 to June 25, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotententiary to the Emperor of Germany, including upwards of 20 journeys between Paris, Marle, and Versailles, for His Majesty's special service during Mr. Walpole's absence, and the journey from Paris to Vienna.
Appending:—Detailed statement as to same.
Ibid, p. 343 (bill of extras on p. 352–3, ibid).
Richard Sutton - -43500Envoy Extraordinary to the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel, for three months ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 5l. per day.Ibid.
John Lord Glenorchy -64500One quarter due 1728, December 25, as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Denmark, on his ordinary of 5l. per day, and one bill of extraordinaries for the half year ended 1728, September 29.
Appending:—Statement of the bill of extraordinaries.
Ibid, p. 344.
James Dayrolle41100His Majesty's Resident with the States General of the United Provinces for the quarter ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day, and one bill of extraordinaries for 1728, September 11 to December 11.
Appending:—Statement of bill of extraordinaries.
Ibid, p. 345.
Wm. Cayley -5000Consul at Cadiz, quarter's salary due 1728, December 25.Ibid.
Jan. 14Benjamin Keene -1,43800Resident with the Catholic King, for one quarter due 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day, and for four bills of extraordinaries between 1727, August 9, and 1728, Michaelmas.
Appending:—Statement of the bills in detail.
Money Book XXXIV. p. 346–7.
Cyril Wich -33600Envoy Extraordinary to the Hans Towns for the quarter ended 1728, December 25, on his ordinary of 3l. per day, and one bill of extraordinaries for the quarter ended 1728, December 22.Ibid, p. 348.
Henry Newman and others10000Proclamation reward for apprehending Anthony Meager for robbery in St. Leonard's, Shoreditch.Money Book XXXIV. p. 338.
John Clark and others -10000Same for apprehending Stephen Burnet, alias Barnham.Ibid, p. 339.
Thomas Myers and others.10000Same for apprehending Charles Mackcallister.Ibid.
Thomas Myers and others.10000Same for apprehending John Hiroms.Ibid, p. 340.
Jan. 15John Lord Hobart187100To the Dean of His Majesty's chapel for 24 preachers, the reader, clerk, and organist.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 133.
Paymaster of Works -252510Various workmen - -Ibid, p. 134.
Lord Masham -91135Divers arrears in Cofferer's office.Ibid.
Jan. 16John Kent - -90310Messenger looking after printing press.Order Book XIV. p. 181.
Thomas Cremer -30,00000Cofferer of the Household -Ibid, p. 137.
Thomas Lowther -1,00000Royal bounties to indigent persons.Ibid, p. 136.
Thomas Jones -40000Royal bountyIbid.
Treasurer of the Navy -37,51800Services, viz. wear and tear and wages.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 136.
Paymaster of the Works.5914Arrears to sundry workmenIbid, p. 137.
Jan 17Sir Conyers D'Arcy and George Feilding.1,00000Extraordinary expenses of the stables of Queen Anne incurred by them as Commissioners for executing the office of Master of the Horse to Her late Majesty.Order Book XIV. p. 136.
Thomas Cremer, Esq. -2913Service of the Household, to be paid to John Church in part of an arrear as one of the Gentlemen of the Chapel.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 188.
Thomas Cremer -28,53500Cofferer of the Household -Ibid, p. 136.
John Rollos -63917Engraving public seals (appending bill in detail and Conduitt's report on same, dated 1728, December 19).Money Book XXXIV. p. 354–7.
Jan. 18Commissioners of Taxes10130Incident charges -Order Book XIV. p. 163.
Sir Conyers D'Arcy and Mr. Feilding236123For Henry Tatlocke, laceman.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 133
John Lord Hobart20915Sundry salaries -Ibid, p. 135.
Walter Chetwynd441Arrears of Alice King's pension.Ibid, p. 136.
Jan. 19Samuel Edwards and Charles Hodges64447Keeping of Windsor Great Park, 1727, June 11, to 1728, September 29.Order Book XIV. p. 131.
Jan. 20Hugh Howard -18010Arrears in the Office of Works due to Mary Churchill.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 139.
Jan. 21Earl of Sutherland and Mr. Thos. Jones.70000- -Ibid, p. 138.
Jan. 22Wm. Tims - -24000Disbursements as Under Sheriff of London and Middlesex.Order Book XIV. p. 139.
Walter Pryse -24000Disbursements as Under Sheriff of London and Middlesex,Ibid, p. 138
Hugh Howard, Esq., Paymaster of the Works.159410Mrs. Peternelle Vernatti, widow of Anthony Vernatti, part arrears for repairing and lighting lamps in Westminster Hall, 1711, 1712, 1713.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 141.
Jan. 24Treasurer of the Chamber.2,765151Various quarterly salaries, &c.Ibid, p. 140.
James Moore, Arthur Moore.1,50000Band of gentlemen pensioners, quarter's allowance due 1728, December 25.Money Book XXXIV. p. 357; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 143.
Jan. 27Don Emanuel Mercador20000Royal bounty -Order Book XIV. p. 140.
Augustus Schutz -6103Office of the Robes, 1728, September 29 to December 25.Ibid, p. 139; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 142.
John Scrope6,83000Secret serviceIbid, p. 138.
Jan. 28Vincent Amcotts- -2015Overpaid on account as Sheriff of Lincoln.Order Book XIV. p. 162.
Peregrine Duke of Leeds.37500Royal bounty - -Ibid, p. 140.
Mr. Missing -921128Victualling Gibraltar -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 141.
Jan. 29Jeffrey Elwes -15,00000Queen Anne's bounty -Order Book XIV. p. 143.
Robert Hales62100- -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 142.
Feb. 4Wm. Ashurst- -8000Disbursements as Sheriff of Essex.Order Book XIV. p. 199.
Edward Wilson -8000Disbursements as Sheriff of Stafford.Ibid, p. 149.
John Wall - -20000Disbursements as Sheriff of Surrey.Ibid.
Edmund Lord Killmallock.20000Royal bounty -Ibid, p. 140.
Wm. Richards -27500To reimburse expenses for His Majesty's service.Ibid, p. 142.
Feb. 4Edward Lyndsay -60000Royal bountyOrder Book XIV. p. 142; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 144.
Wm. Richards, Thos. Lowther, and the Commissioners of Taxes.1,37630- - -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 142.
Feb. 5John Lord Hobart -1,00000Messengers of the Chamber -Ibid, p. 143.
Feb. 6James Nicholls, Esq. -10721Overpaid on account as Sheriff of Sussex.Order Book XIV. p. 148.
Edward Stables -4,20000To reimburse expense for His late Majesty's service.Ibid, p. 143.
Woodes Rogers- -50000Services to be performed in the West Indies.Ibid.
Feb. 11John Finch - -40l. per annumDormant warrant for 40l. per annum as King's counsel.Money Book XXXIV. p. 358.
“Robert Lord Walpole”89140Ranger and officers of Richmond Park, 1728, June 29 to December 25.Ibid, and Order Book XIV. p. 145.
Feb. 12Treasurer of the Navy -9,2721511Navy and victuallingDisposition Book XXIX. p. 143.
Adventurers and fishermen of Great Yarmouth.16000Usual allowance for duties on strong beer provided by them for the North Sea and Herring Fishery for one year to Michaelmas, 1728.Money Book XXXIV. p. 360.
Feb. 13John Hedges -3,00000Prince of WalesOrder Book XIV. p. 144; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 144.
John Jones -12000Disbursements as Sheriff of Cardigan.Ibid, p. 195.
Bank of England -17,832123Premiums on circulating Exchequer Bills, 1728, October 24, to 1728–9, January 24.Money Book XXXIV. p. 359; Order Book XIV. p. 148.
Commissioners of Trade and Plantations.2,00000Quarter's salary due 1728, December 25.Money Book XXXIV. p. 360; Order Book XIV. p. 146; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 149.
Feb. 20Sir John Lambert -146170Royal bounty to John Walton.Order Book XIV. p. 148.
Lord Wilmington -14,59415To be reserved in his Lordship's hands for such uses and services of the forces as their Lordships shall think fit to direct.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 144.
Spencer Lord Wilmington, Paymaster of the Forces.1,352,13819Services of guards, garrisons, and land forces, anno 1729.Money Book XXXIV. p. p. 361.
Lord Strafford, Farmer of the Post Fines.9800Overpayment in the year ended Michaelmas 1728 (with certificates of post fines accounted for by Sheriffs).Ibid, pp. 362–4.
Feb. 21Tellers of the Receipt -750,000l. in Exchequer Bills.- - -Money Book XXXIV. p. 361.
Feb. 22Paymaster of the Forces254,34118Services specified -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 146.
Richard Carter -10000Salary as Justice, 1728, Hilary term.Order Book XIV. p. 147.
John Verney - -10000Same -Ibid.
Wm. Jessop10000Same -Ibid.
Thomas Martin -10000Same -Ibid.
John Trevor -10000Same -Ibid.
Henry Preston10000SameIbid.
Feb. 24Master of the Great Wardrobe.16,65610Debt in Office of Great Wardrobe (accounts in detail).Disposition Book XXIX. p. 146–8.
Pattee Byng, Treasurer of the Navy.121,416711For Navy ordinary, wages and victualling.Ibid, p. 145.
John Plumptre, Treasurer of the Ordnance.50,00000Sea and land services, 1729 -Ibid.
Feb. 25John Scrope -5,45000Secret serviceOrder Book XIV. p. 145.
John Farra - -20000Royal bounty to the Society of French Gentlewomen at the Hague.Ibid.
Treasurer of the Navy -10,64400Wages -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 148.
Feb. 26John Basket -3,75579For the King's printers, anno 1728.Money Book XXXIV. p. 365; Order Book XIV. p. 160.
John Duke of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe.1,20181Quarter's salary and expenses to 1728, December 25.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 151.
Feb. 27Mr. Cracherode50000Public prosecution and defence charges.Ibid, p. 148.
The Judges -6,057100Salaries (detailed) for Hilary term past.Ibid, p. 149.
Mar. 4Augustus Schutz -3,00000Privy Purse - - -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 149.
Isaac Leheup - -83100In full of allowance as late Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Sweden.Money Book XXXIV. p. 366.
John Thurkettle -12168Messenger of the Chamber for attendance on the Treasury, 1727, March 25 to June 11.Ibid.
Wm. Watkins - -4914Keeper of His Majesty's private roads and guide of his royal person in all his royal progresses, at 3s. 4d. per diem for travelling charges, 1728, June 24 to December 25.Ibid, p. 367; Order Book XIV. p. 167.
Charles Marquend and others.10000Proclamation reward for apprehending Bryan Macquier for robbery in the parish of St. Mary, Islington.Ibid.
Mar. 4John Maud and others30000Same for apprehending Thos. Evans, Wm. Taylor, and Nathaniel Walker for robbery in Hornsey parish.Money Book XXXIV. pp. 368, 371.
Walter Pryse12000Disbursements as Under Sheriff for London and Middlesex.Ibid, p. 369.
John Howse and others10000Proclamation reward for apprehending James Stagles, alias Howard, for robbery in Stepney parish.Ibid, p. 371.
John Clarke and others10000Same for apprehending John Fotherby for robbery in the parish of St. Brides, Faringdon Without.Ibid, p. 372.
Ralph Chamberlain and others.10000Same for apprehending John Spurgings for robbery in the parish of St. Mary, Stratford-le-Bow.Ibid.
George Fairbrother and others.10000Same for apprehending James Izard for robbery in the parish of St. George the Martyr.Ibid, p. 373.
Mar. 5Anthony Cracherode -25000- - -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 149.
John Anstis -321511As Blanche Coursier HeraldMoney Book XXXIV. p. 377.
Mar. 6Hugh Howard, Paymaster of the Works.5,7124Various works, ordinary and extraordinary (detailed).Disposition Book XXIX. p. 150.
Mar. 8Mr. Missing -3,78917Victualling GibraltarIbid, p. 151.
Treasurer of the Chamber.1,674104Debts and salaries in further part to Christmas quarter, 1728.Ibid, p. 152–3.
Paymaster of the Forces.7,547185Off-reckonings and clearings to six regiments (detailed).Ibid, p. 177.
Same -38,00000To be reserved for such services as their Lordships shall direct.Ibid, p. 153.
Same - -126,41904Services detailed -Ibid, p. 154.
Mar. 11Arthur Onslow50000Fee as Speaker of the House of Commons, 1728, November 17, to 1728–9, February 25.Order Book XIV. p. 150; Disposition Book XXIX. p. 154.
Thos. Duncombe and Antho. Eyre.12000Disbursements as Sheriffs of York and Nottingham.Order Book XIV. p. 200.
Mar. 13Wm. Stanhope -2,43910Disbursed for secret service as ambassador to the Catholic King from 1720, May 20, to 1727, June 11.Money Book XXXI p. 374; and Order Book XIV. p. 150.
John Bedingfield -12000Disbursements as sheriff of Norfolk.Order Book XIV. p. 185.
Duke of Kent and others.8681411¼-Dispositon Book XXIX. p. 154.
Board of Works for Charles Bridgeman.60000Works ordered by the late King in the gardens at Kensington.Ibid, p. 155.
Mar. 14Walter Pryce, one of the Under Sheriffs for London and Middlesex.12000Disbursements for rewards for apprehending and convicting robbers, &c.Order Book XIV. p. 188.
Daniel Gill, Under Sheriff of Coventry, Wm. Ashurst, Sheriff of Essex, Powlet St. John, Sheriff of Southampton County.16000SameIbid, p. 182.
Mar. 17Treasurer of the Chamber.40000To be paid to the Lord Almoner as Maundy money.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 155.
Mar. 18Stephen Poyntz -1,30000- - -Ibid, p. 157.
Roger Price -2000Passage as a minister to New England.Money Book XXXIV. p. 340.
Andrew Manwaring and three others.4000Convicting John Oney, alias Honey (appending Cracherode's report thereon).Ibid, p. 375–6.
Treasurer of the Ordnance.100,00000Land and sea servicesIbid, p. 378.
Treasurer of the Navy1,000,00000Navy and victualling -Ibid.
Sam Buckley -37582Disbursements for His Majesty's service, 1728, August 31, to 1728–9, February 19.Ibid, p. 377.
Mar. 19John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber.3,86825Messengers' bill for half-year ended Christmas, 1728.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 157.
Earl of Strafford and others.3,2800-Ibid, p. 155.
Paymaster General of the Forces.105,922166Services detailed -Ibid, p. 156.
Same - -18,14015Expense of 12,000 Hessians -Ibid.
Mar. 20Heneage Walker23646Expenses as Chief Usher of the Exchequer Court for 1728, Hilary term, and for his allowance of 5d. per day in lieu of diet.Order Book XIV. p. 186.
Wm. Mathew - -20000Lieutenant Governor of Island of St. Christopher for the year, due 1728, October 26, as allowance, and in lieu of all presents from the Assemblies there.Ibid, p. 226.
Edward Byam40000Governor of Antigua for two years, due 1727, April 28, as allowance and in lieu of all presents, &c. as above.Ibid, p. 211.
Charles Sibourg -30000Lieutenant Governor of Nevis for one year, due 1728, Christmas, as allowance and in lieu of all presents, &c. as above.Ibid, p. 247.
Thomas Pelham -37400- - -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 157.
Mar. 20Thomas Cremer50000To enable him to pay the weekly allowance which His Majesty makes to the Envoy of Tripoly.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 157.
Woodes Rogers, Esq. -514711½Services to be performed in the West Indies.Order Book XIV. p. 156.
Mar. 22John Scrope -5,60000Secret service - -Ibid, p. 156; and Disposition Book XXIX. p. 158.
1729. Mar. 26Thos. Holles, Duke of Newcastle.462100Quarter's salary for the quarter ended 1729, Lady Day.Money Book XXXIV. p. 379.
Charles Viscount Townshend.462100Same - -Ibid and Order Book XIV. p. 156.
Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, the Clerks of the Treasury, the Clerks and Ministers of the Receipt of the Exchequer, and 12 others.3,89200- - -Disposition Book XXIX. p. 158.
Treasurer of the Chamber.179150For the Lord Almoner's quarterly allowance, due 1729, Lady Day, for the daily alms and poor at the gate.Ibid, p. 159.
John Beresford and others.77100Clerks, &c., making up the accounts of the incomes and issues of the Customs for the quarter ended 1729, Lady Day.Money Book XXXIV. p. 379.
John Lawton -10500Quarter's salary to himself and three clerks to digest, methodise and reduce to order the records, &c. in the receipt of the Exchequer for the quarter due 1729, Lady Day.
Appending.—Lawton's certificate as follows: “Since Christmas last I have, with three clerks, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Smart, and Mr. Whiston, cleaned the rolls of the Court of Common Pleas of Henry VII. and placed them in order upon shelves in the Chapter House.”
Ibid, p. 382.
Mar. 27Bank of England -1,275,0271710½For redeeming the 31,001l. 2s.d. per annum (7 Anne) and the 20,000l. per annum, part of the 80,000l. per annum (3 Geo. I.)Ibid, p. 386.
Same50,00000One year's annuity from 1729, June 24, on 1,250,000l. (2 Geo. II.).Ibid, p. 387.
Paymaster of Exchequer bills.500,00000To pay off Exchequer bills for seamen's wages.Ibid, p. 388.
Mar. 27Sir Wm. Strickland -1,667176Princesses Royal, Amelia and Caroline for the quarter ended 1729, Lady Day.Disposition Book XXIX. p. 159.
Mar. 28Anthony Cracherode -1,00000-Ibid.
Wm. Ireland, Richard Andrews, Edwd. Roome, Thos. Mann, and others, John Lawton, Edward Milward.25000- -Ibid, p. 160.
Bank of England -474,00000Distribution of the Sinking Fund at Lady Day, 1729, (detailed).Ibid.
Mar. 29Wm. Stanhope -1,30000- - -Ibid, p. 161.
Mar. 31Exchequer500,00000Supplies, anno 1729, to pay off the like principal on Exchequer bills on the Act for seamen's wages.Ibid.
Mar. 31Hugh Howard, Paymaster of the Works.68000Quarter's allowances to Charles Bridgman and Charles Dartiquenaue as His Majesty's gardener and surveyor of His Majesty's gardens respectively, for the quarter due 1729, Lady Day.Ibid.