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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1731, January-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 2: 1731-1734 (1898), pp. 116-132. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91716 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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TABLE I.
Warrants, Orders, Letters, Memorials, Reports, and Entries of minor importance.
1730–1.
Date.Description of Document or Entry.Substance of Document or Entry.Reference.
Jan. 4Petition of bailees of John Jones, smuggler.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 422.
Same of Joseph Nansum, of London, John Moore, of Sunderland, and John Heaviside, of Deptford, smugglers.Same - -Ibid.
Jan. 6J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs in Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Allen, commander of the “Princess Anne” sloop.North Britain Book IX. p. 47.
Jan. 7Treasury warrant to the Collector Inwards, London port.To administer oath to John Daniel, deputy to Samuel Dawson.Customs Book XIII. p. 153.
Jan. 12J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs, London.For John Keen's instruction in Customs business at the waterside.Letter Book XIX. p. 21.
Royal warrant -For letters patent restoring Francis Charteris's estates.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 123–8.
Same -For discharge of forfeiture against Wm. Wilson for importing prohibited woollens from Holland.Ibid, p. 129.
Jan. 13Petition of Sa. Roe, of Yapton, Sussex, smuggler.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 423.
Same of Walter Chetwynd, for expenses as Paymaster of Pensions.Referred to Auditors of ImprestsIbid.
Jan. 14J. Scrope to Dr. Paxton -Concerning the York Buildings Company's purchase of the Widrington estate.Letter Book XIX. p. 23.
Treasury warrant to King's Remembrancer.To take Simon Taylor's security as Receiver General of duties on houses, for the county of Norfolk.Affairs of Taxes III. 337–8.
Same - -Same of Andrew Wilkinson and Peter Whitton for parts of York.Ibid, pp. 338–9.
Treasury CommissionsTo the above named three receivers -Ibid, p. 339.
Jan. 15Petition of Mary Hall to the Treasury.For re-lease of a house in PiccadillyCrown Lease Book II. p. 149.
Same of Edmund Lambe -For same of manor of Wiscot-in-Barrow, Lincoln.Ibid, p. 176.
Jan. 18Petition of James Cornwall, of London, tobacconist.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 423.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs.Concerning the unsatisfactory state of the accounts of the 4½ per cent. duty in Barbados.Letter Book XIX. p. 23.
Jan. 19Same to the Commissioners of Salt.For prevention of fraud on salt debentures now the duties are determined.Ibid, pp. 23–4.
Petition of Alexander Dick -Referred to Excise Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 423.
The Treasury to the Commissioners of Excise, Scotland.Granting Mrs. Wedderburn her husband's salary, as a Commissioner of Excise, from his death to date of the new Commission.North Britain Book X. p. 67.
Jan. 20Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To stay process against Wm. Hutchinson -Customs Book XIII. p. 155.
Jan. 21J. Scrope to the Secretary at War.For his attendance at the Treasury with the estimates for the forces for 1731.Letter Book XIX. p. 24.
Same to the Master General of the Ordnance.For same with like estimates of the Officer of Ordinance.Ibid.
Jan. 22Same to the Commissioners of Customs, London.For passing Richard Sutton's baggage on his arrival from Holland.Letter Book XIX. p. 24.
Jan. 23Petition of Richard Francis, landwaiter at Topsham.For leave of absence -Register of Papers VI. p. 184.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to said Richard FrancisCustoms Book XIII. p. 155.
Jan. 25Same to the Commissioners of Taxes.For accounts of arrears of land tax and house duty.Letter Book XIX. p. 25.
Jan. 26Treasury warrant to Thos. Foley, an Auditor of Imprests.To prepare Cracherode's account, detailed, for year ended 1730, June 10, as Solicitor for the Treasury.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 324–5.
Same - - -For same of Augustus Schutz, as Master of the Robes, 1727 to 1729.Ibid, pp. 325–6.
Same - -For same of Edward Young, late Surveyor of Woods, for repairs in Windsor Forest, Bushey Park, and Hyde Park.Ibid, pp. 326–9,
Petition of Matthias Beachcroft and Charles Laport.Concerning the sloop “Braganza,” with currants from Cephalonia, refused admittance to the Texel.Reference Book IX. pp. 423–4.
Treasury warrant confirming Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For furniture for His Majesty's service at Windsor, Richmond, and Kew.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I. p 344.
Petition of Alexander Geekie, surgeon, surety of Ventrice Columbine.Referred to Stamp Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 423.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To accept smuggling composition from Wm. Wilson, of Sunderland.Customs Book XIII. p. 156.
Jan. 27Petition of John Craven to the Treasury.For a re-lease of a farm at Barrow, Lincolnshire.Crown Lease Book II. p. 17.
Jan. 28Same of Samuel Artis -Concerning his bond of surety for Wm. Pacey.Register of Papers VI. p. 185; Affairs of Taxes III. n 341
Feb. 1 ?]Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners,To accept smuggling composition from John Worthell, commander of the Ostend packet.Customs Book XIII. pp. 156–7.
Feb. 2J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For the adaptation to 1731 of the plate for printing Exchequer bills on malt.Letter Book XIX. p. 26.
Feb. 3Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Enclosing Missing's victualling list of Gibraltar garrison.Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of Customs, London.About Joseph Chitty's complaints of oppression from the Customs officers.Ibid, p. 27.
Feb. 4Petition of Thos. Bladworth, surety of Ventrice Columbine.Referred to Stamp Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 424.
Feb. 5Same of Wm. Sydenham for extension of lease.Referred to Exton Sayer - -Crown Lease Book II. p. 185.
Same of trustees of West Haddon School, Northampton, for same.Same -Ibid.
Same of Edmund Calamy for same.Same - -Ibid.
Treasury warrantFor Ashton Warner to pay purchase money of lands in St. Christopher's.Money Book XXXV. p. 20.
Feb. 6Same for a lease of the Queen's Leaze, Bray, Berks, in trust for the poor of Bray.Appending:—Particular, &c. of premises.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 186–9.
Feb. 7Petitions of John Sparry and of sureties of Henry Nash.Referred to Taxes Commissioners -Register of Papers VI. p. 186.
Feb. 10J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Excise, London.Concerning Henry Savage's case -Letter Book XIX. p. 27.
Same to the Commissioners of Excise [Scotland].Leave of absence to Mr. Burnet, one of their number.North Britain Book X. p. 71.
Petition of Edward Southwell to the Treasury.For a re-lease of several parcels of land in Spring Gardens, Whitehall.Crown Lease Book II. p. 185.
Feb. 11Edmund Bishop of London to the Treasury.For 20l. passage money to Pennsylvania for Rev. Alexander Howie. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 16.
Feb. 12Petition of Zacheus Duckett -Referred to Mr. Paxton -Reference Book IX. p. 424.
Same of Rich. Snow for extension of lease.Referred to Dr. Exton Sayer - -Crown Lease Book II. p. 185.
Same of Thos. Norton for same.Same -Ibid.
Petition of Wm. Carter concerning Henry Nash, deceased, Receiver General for Suffolk.Referred to Taxes Commissioners -Affairs of Taxes III. p. 342.
Feb. 13Edmund Bishop of London to the Treasury.For 20l. passage money to Jamaica for Rev. John Fordyce. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 18.
Feb. 16J. Scrope to the Commismissioners of Hawkers and Pedlars.For an account of the duties from hawkers and pedlars for three years past.Letter Book XIX. p. 25.
Same to Commissioners of Excise and Commissioners of Customs.For similar account of duties on soap and candles.Ibid, p. 27.
Petition of Wm. Sloper to the Treasury.Concerning the repairs of the Cofferer's office in New Palace Yard.Reference Book IX. p. 425.
Feb. 16Petition of Thomas Duke and Robert Mercer, merchants, of Chester.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 425.
Feb. 17Treasury warrant to Auditor of Receipt.To transfer overpayment by John Sparry, late Receiver General for Worcester.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 343.
Same to the Commissioners of Customs.For transhipment of the cargo of the “Braganza.”Customs Book XIII. pp. 157–8.
Royal warrant to Auditor of Receipt.To pass an excess of 12,317l. 17s. 4d. over the yearly limit of 14,400l. in the accounts of Paymaster of Works, 1726.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 143.
Feb. 18Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt Lawman and Hobourg from the 4s. per £ tax, Ireland.Irish Book VIII pp. 384–5.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to Gwyn Vaughan, one of their number.North Britain Book X. p. 71.
M. Frecker to the Auditor of the Receipt.For accounts relating to land tax and malt tax.Letter Book XIX. p. 28.
Feb. 19J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs.Leave of absence to John Waddon, surveyor of Customs at Plymouth.Ibid, p. 29.
Memorial of Joshua Guest, Barrack Master, &c. in North Britain.For sundries for the troops at the barracks in North Britain for 1730.North Britain Book X. p. 72.
Feb. 20J. Scrope to Customs Commissioner, Scotland.Concerning officers removed at Inverness -Ibid.
Feb. 22Petition of Jacob Elton, merchant.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 425.
Same of Nathaniel Blackerby, Treasurer for new Churches.Referred to Auditors of Imprests -Ibid, p. 426.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To swear Francis Jackson as u deputy King's waiter, London.Customs Book XIII. p. 159.
Same -To enlarge Thomas Daniel and stay proceedings against Richard Quick at Alphington, smugglers.Ibid, pp. 159–60.
Same for issue of letters patent.Appointing John Miller, Esq., Customer, Chichester port.Ibid, p. 161.
Treasury endorsement -Of bank contract for circulating Exchequer bills in malt, 1731.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 233.
Feb. 23J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Enclosing Missing's victualling lists for Gibraltar garrison.Letter Book XIX. p. 29.
Treasury warrant - -For a particular of a messuage in Bury Street, St. James's, belonging to Dr. Edmund Calamy.Crown Lease Book II. p. 195.
Same -For same of the manor of Cosham, WiltsIbid, pp. 196–7.
Same -For same of several farms on Rosedale Manor, Yorks.Ibid, pp. 197–8, and 199–200.
Feb. 24J. Scrope to Nicholas PaxtonFor prosecution of William Bristol and William Marlow for deer stealing in Windsor Great Park.Letter Book XIX. p. 29.
Petition of John Heather -Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 426.
Feb. 25Petition of Charles Duke of Bolton, Warden of New Forest.For repairs to Burleigh Lodge. Referred to Charles Wither.Ibid.
Feb. 26J. Scrope to Mr. PaxtonConcerning the conveyance of the springs in Hyde Park to the King.Letter Book XIX. p. 30.
Feb. 26J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the 176,494l. 3s.d. for circulating Exchequer bills since 1727, April 12, and of 15,493l. 10s.d. for management.Letter Book XIX. p. 30.
Same to Commissioners of Hawkers and Pedlars.For same of the debt on compositions on licences.Ibid, p. 31.
Same to Mr. PaxtonConcerning his reports on the compositions with the late Commissioners for Hawkers and Pedlars.Ibid.
Treasury warrantFixing prices of stamped vellum, parchment, and paper for 1731.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 345–7.
March 2J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs, London.For an account of ships from Bristol to the Coast of Africa, 1729–30.Letter Book XIX. p. 32.
Petition of Francis Barlow for John Hood, an infant.Referred to Dr. Exton Sayer -Crown Lease Book II. p. 185.
March 3J. Scrope [to the Commissioners of Customs, Scotland].Leave of absence to John Campbell, one of their number.North Britain Book X. p. 72.
Petitions of Robert Christian and Nicholas Burleigh, smugglers.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 427–8.
Same of sureties of Josiah Diston.Referred to Taxes CommissionersAffairs of Taxes III. p. 341.
Same of John Phillips, Receiver General of Taxes for Cardigan.Same - -Ibid, p. 343.
Same of Mary Framingham, executrix of John Woodcroft.Same -Ibid, p. 344.
Same of sureties of John Shermer.Same -Ibid.
Same of James Manby and Mary Chamberlain for stay of process.Same - - -Ibid.
March 4Memorial of Mrs. Ruperta Howe, rangeress of Alice Holt and Woolmer Forests.Complaining of depredations in said forests by Mr. Hill, of Goosegreen Lodge, and by Mr. Dummer, of Dockenfield Estate, who proposes to clear 250 acres of oak in Abbotswood.
Minuted:—With order of reference to Surveyor General. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 27; Reference Book IX. p. 427.
Treasury warrant to Auditors of Imprests.To allow Walter Chetwynde's incidents bill, 1730.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 344–5.
March 5Petition of Mary Winter, et al. for proclamation reward.Referred to Mr. Paxton -Reference Book IX. p. 426.
Case of sureties of Jonathan Smart, late Receiver General of Taxes for Herts.Referred to Taxes CommissionersRegister of Papers V p. 188.
Treasury warrants to Auditors of Imprests.To pass the Duke of Somerset's accounts of the stables to July, 1712, and December, 1715.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 341–4.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe.For lease of a messuage in Pall Mall Field, Bury Street, St. James's, to Edmund Calamy, D.D.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 201–3.
March 6J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of stamp duties for three years past.Letter Book XIX. p. 32.
March 8Same to the Commissioners of Hawkers and Pedlars.For account as supra, p. 120 under 26 February.Ibid.
Report from the Commissioners of Excise.On the petition of the sureties of James Jennings, Excise officer at Okehampton, Devon. 1 page.
Appending:
—Said petition. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 28.
March 9Petition of John Wood for re-lease of lands at Middlethorpe, Yorks.Referred to Dr. Exton Sayer - -Crown Lease Book II. p. 185.
March 10Same of Richard Earl of Scarborough for repairs in the stud, and of Earl of Halifax for same at Bushey and Middle Parks, Hampton Court and in Salcey Forest.Referred to Charles Wither -Reference Book IX. p. 427.
Treasury warrant confirming a warrant of the Lord Chamberlain.For certain furniture for His Majesty's footmen in waiting at St. James's.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I. p. 346.
Same - - -For a rich purse to Stanyan and Jackson, Commissioners for the Privy Seal.Ibid.
Same - - -For liveries for drummers of 2nd Troop of Horse Grenadiers.Ibid, p. 345–6.
Treasury warrants for leasesTo Samuel Morley of messuages, &c. in Carleton, Yorks, and to Aaron Hardcastle at Fewston, Yorks.Crown Lease Book II. p. 203.
Treasury warrant to Surveyor of Woods.To defray repairs in Whittlewood Forest, out of wood sales.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 150.
Report from Taxes Commissioners.On petitions of sureties of John Shermer, Josiah Diston, Mr. Nash, Wm. Pacey, Wm. and Thos. Theed. Agreed to.Register of Papers VI. p. 189.
Same to petition of John Philips.Warrant to be prepared -Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Auditors of Imprests.To pass accounts of George Turbill, Secretary to the Commissioners for Forfeited Estates.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 348–9.
Same to Customs Commissioners.To accept smuggling composition from Robt. Redhead.Customs Book XIII. pp. 165–6.
Same to Attorney General -For a supersedeas to release Samuel Carder, pilot of Exmouth, a smuggler.Ibid, pp. 166–7.
Same to King's Remembrancer.For stay of process against Brigadier General Sutton on the accounts for bringing over the battalions under Queen Anne.Warrants not relating to Money XXIV. p. 300.
March 12Petition of Stephen Poyntz, Esq. cashier of Excise.Referred to Excise Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 427.
Royal warrant to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt Sir Luke Schaub from the tax of 4s. per £.Irish Book VIII. p. 386–7.
Same to same -To continue from Lady Day, Cadwallader, Lord Blayney's pension of 300l. per annum, on the military establishment.Ibid, pp. 388–9.
March 12M. Frecker to the Auditor of the Receipt.For accounts of:—
(1.) How much of 18,123l. 14s.d. paid between 1730, September 30, and 1730–1, February 17, on land tax, 1728,was paid before February 5 last.
(2.) How much of the 7,300l. paid in same time on malt tax, 1728, was paid before same date.
(3.) Payments into Exchequer, 1725–30.
Letter Book XIX. p. 33.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.For stay of process against Wm. and Thos. Theed, and against sureties of Josiah Diston, Wm. Pacey, John Shermer, Henry Nash.Affiars of Taxes III. p. 845–50.
March 13Order of the King in CouncilFor the discharge of the “Elton” galley from quarantine.Customs Book XIII. pp. 168–9
March 14Petition of Wm. Sampson of Gainsborough.Referred to Nicholas Paxton - -Reference Book IX. p. 433.
March 15Same of inhabitants of Holbeach, Lincoln, concerning fines for not repairing highways.Referred to Henry Holt Henley, Clerk of the Pipe.Ibid, p. 428.
Same of Richard Bradford, smuggler.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Ibid.
March 16Treasury warrant to Excise Commissioners.To accept composition from Wm. Harvest, of Kingston, for false stamping leather.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 349–50.
March 17J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs.For the passing of the Polish Minister's luggage on board the “Catherine” sloop.Letter Book XIX. p. 33.
March 18Same to the Commissioners of Excise.For their attendance at the Treasury on Tuesday next, when the draft of a Bill for laying additional duties on low wines and spirits will be considered.Ibid, p. 32.
Same to the Commissioners of Customs, Scotland.For a sloop to take Ordnance stores from the Tower for roads in the Highlands.North Britain Book X. p. 73.
March 19Same to the Commissioners of Customs.Concerning requests of Cols. Hawley, Napier, and Hatton, for free import of horses for their regiments in Ireland.Letter Book XIX. p. 34.
Same to same -Transmitting letter from Mr. Delafaye, Secretary to the Duke of Newcastle, on behalf of Chevalier Osorio, Envoy from King of Sardinia.Customs Book XIII. p. 171.
Royal sign manuals to At- torney General.To discharge Sir John Lade and Sir Thos. Robinson from the Baronet fee of 1095l. each.King's Warrant. Book XXX. p. 159.
March 22Treasury warrant to same -To permit Jacob Elton to report the ship “Elton” and cargo at Bristol.Ibid, pp. 171–3.
March 23Petition of John Pringle, distributor of stamps for Edinburgh.For additional allowance - -North Britain Book X. p. 73.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe.For a lease of the manor of Cosham, co. Wilts, to George Ducket.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 204–7.
Royal sign manual directed to the Clerk of the Signet.For 100l. per annum additional annuity to George Lord Mordington, 200l. to Archibald Earl of Ilay and George Campbell for children of late Lord Forbes, and 200l. to John Earl of Kintore.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 160–2.
March 23Petition of Irish merchants concerning trade with the Plantations.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 429.
Same of Thos. Ellis, merchant, of London.Same - - -Ibid.
1731.
March 25
Same of James Harris, a keeper of Dean Forest.Referred to Charles Wither - -Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.For a Commission for setting out the harbours, streams, &c. of the port of Berwick.Customs Book XIII. pp. 175–7.
March 26Same to same - -For same for port of Lynn and Wisbech and Wells.Ibid, pp. 178–83.
Same to Auditor of Receipt -To issue and apply the 1731, Lady Day, quarter's income of the General Fund.
Appending:—Statement of same.
Money Book XXXV. pp. 463–4.
March 28Petition of John Waller, et alReferred to Mr. Paxton -Reference Book IX. p. 434.
March 29Same of Joseph Alcock, smuggler.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Ibid, p. 432.
March 30Same of executors of Jeremiah Hancock for lease in Pall Mall.Referred to Dr. Exton Sayer -Crown Lease Book II. p. 194.
Same of Nicholas Rouse for same in Duke Street and Jermyn Street.Same - -Ibid.
Same of Thos. Pilmore and George Clarke for same in Rosedale, Yorks.Same - -Ibid.
March 31Same of Henry Blake, late clerk to George Medcalf, Solicitor of Customs.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 430.
Commissioners of Navy to John Scrope.Concerning disposal of moneys raised on Hampden's estate for defalcations in his treasurership. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 40.
Petition of John Taylor and others, brandy importers.Referred to Excise Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 429.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To accept Thos. Carne's composition for smuggling.Customs Book XIII. pp. 185–6.
Same to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For a pension of 300l. per annum in trust for Wm. Fleming, commonly called Lord Slane, to date from 1728,Irish Book VIII. pp. 389–90.
April 1Treasury warrant to Auditor of Receipt.To distribute and apply the income, detailed, of Aggregate Fund for 1731, Lady Day quarter,Money Book XXXV. pp. 469–70.
April 2Petitions of John Mores, Burdon Crosby, and Nicholas Clare, smugglers.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 430.
Same of inhabitants of Binfield concerning bridges in Windsor Forest.Referred to the Surveyor of Woods -Ibid, p. 431.
Same of Richard Moyser, mate of the “Ockham.”Referred to Customs Commissioners -Ibid.
April 5Treasury warrant to Auditor of Receipt.To levy a tally for discharge of 1,095l. for Sir Thos. Robinson's Baronet fee.Money Book XXXV. p. 475.
J. Scrope to Mr. EyreConcerning fines of Greenwax received by Mr. Bellamy as Coroner and Attorney in the King's Bench and not accounted for.Letter Book XIX. p. 35.
April 6J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Excise.Concerning Wm. Spry's letter and the despatch of dragoons against the smugglers at List, in Sussex.Letter Book XIX. p. 36.
Petition of Aaron Barnett, of Knightsbridge, to the Treasury.Concerning a debt due to Lane Whitehall from the Commissioners of Customs, Scotland.
Together with Petitioner's affidavit. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 44.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Warren Lisle, Customs searcher, Poole.Customs Book XIII. p. 186.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To prepare the plate for Exchequer bills on the land tax, 1731.Letter Book XIX. p. 35.
Same to Mr. Baskett, the King's printer.To send 300 copies of the Mutiny Act and articles of war to be distributed among the land forces.Ibid.
April 7Same to Mr. DelafayConcerning payments for extraordinaries made to John Walton at Rome.Ibid.
April 8Same to Customs Commissioners.Concerning the “Elton” galley -Customs Book XIII. p. 187.
Commissioners of Taxes to the Treasury.Proposing Benjamin Carpenter as surveyor of house duties, Devon, at a salary of 60l. per annum, loco Francis Drake, deceased. ½ page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 45; Register of Papers VI. 190.
Petition of Wm. Sharpe for a lease of land demised by Queen Anne to Thos. Beake.Referred to Dr. Ext on Sayer - -Crown Lease Book II. p. 208.
April 9Same of George Treby -Referred to Mr. Paxton - -Reference Book IX. p. 430.
April 10Royal sign manual to Clerk of Signet.Mayor General Sutton's account of an in super for bringing over seven battalions in 1714, to be passed.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 186–8.
Royal warrant to Walter Chetwynd.To pay 300l. per annum pension to Edmund Lord Killmallock during pleasure.Ibid, p. 188.
M. Frecker to Commissioners of Customs.Concerning a bill for granting an allowance on export of gunpowder.Letter Book XIX. p. 36.
April 12Treasury warrant to Duke of Montagu.For liveries for the drummers of His Majesty's Household.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I p. 347.
April 13J. Scrope to Commissioners of Customs.Concerning the assault on the officers at Walberton.Customs Book XIII. p. 188.
Same to sameLeave of absence to John Wales, Edw. White, Thos. Thatcher, tidesmen, London.Ibid.
Royal sign manual to Walter Chetwynd.To pay John Goodwin 50l. for a pension during pleasure.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 193.
Treasury warrant for a leaseTo Richard Dobson to lands in Scorton, in Catterick, York.Crown Lease Book II. p. 209.
Same - - -To George Allen of lands in Darlington, Durham.Ibid.
April 15J. Scrope to the Commissioners of the Navy.To attend the Treasury to consider the issue of the remaining moneys appropriated to the Navy, 1731.Letter Book XIX. p. 36.
Petition of Mary Gotere and others for proclamation reward.Referred to Mr. Paxton - - - -Reference Book IX. p. 431.
April 16J. Scrope to the officers of the Mint.Concerning the charge for the new buildings at the Mint.Letter Book XIX. p. 37.
Same to the Commissioners of Customs, Scotland.For an account of the silk manufacture at Glasgow.North Britain Book X. p. 93.
April 19Same to Mr. Paxton -To pay 3,000l. for land near Richmond Park, bought for the Crown from the executors of Nathaniel Halhed.Letter Book XIX. p. 38.
April 21Same to the Commissioners of Customs, London.Concerning Wm. Robinson's representation of his services.Ibid, p. 37.
April 22Treasury warrant to the Commissioners of Revenue, Ireland.For free import of silver fringe, lace and buttons, for Col. Napier's regiment of horse.Irish Book VIII. p. 393.
Same to Customs Commissioners.For increase of salary of Rob. Turwin, Deputy Comptroller, Exeter, Philip Hawkins, searcher, Falmouth, Thos. Alcock, Deputy Comptroller, Newcastle.Customs Book XIII. p. 194.
Same to same - -For free landing of French flints from the “Providence” of Caen.Customs Book XII. p. 361.
Petition of Francis Oakley, defaulting stamp Officer for Beds and Hants.Referred to Stamp Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 431.
April 23Report from Charles Wither to the Treasury.On Viscount Castlemaine's memorial for leave to cut wood in Waltham Forest. 1 page.
Appending:
—The memorial. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXV. No. 52.
Treasury warrant for a leaseTo Jane Forster of a messuage in Rothbury, Durham [? Northumberland].Crown Lease Book II. p. 209.
April 24J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.For John Strafford to be instructed as a landwaiter, London.Customs Book XIII. p. 175.
Petition of Alexander Vussol.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 431.
April 26Royal warrant to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.To release Edward Earl of Darnley from arrears of reserved rents of the Island of Islay.North Britain Book X. pp. 93–4.
Royal warrant - -For a salary of 500l. to David Polhill, of Chipstead, Kent, Keeper of the Records in the Tower in succession to Richard Topham by appointment of Joseph Jekyll, Master of the Rolls, 17th Feb. 1730–1.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 196–8.
April 27Petition of Martin Eccles, late surgeon of the “Lynn.”Referred to the Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 431.
Same of Mr. Missing for victualling Placentia, Annapolis Royal and Canso in America.Referred to Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Ibid, p. 432.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs, London.Leave of absence to Thos. Aglionby, landwaiter at Liverpool.Letter Book XIX. p. 39.
April 29Treasury warrant to the Commissioners of Customs.Concerning the moieties of seizures of gold and silver out of the ship “Townshend.”Customs Book XIII. pp. 192–3.
May 4Same to same - -For stay of process against the “Providence,” from Caen, with flints for the Ordnance.Ibid, pp. 191–2.
May 4Royal warrant -For a fresh Commission for the Customs, to include Wardel George Westby in place of Humphrey Brent.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 199–201.
Treasury warrant to Charles Wither.For works at Burleigh Lodge in New Forest.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 353–4.
Petition of Edward Clark, smuggler.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 432.
May 5Taxes Commissioners' representation as to salaries of house surveyors, Berkshire.Warrant to be prepared - -Register of Papers VI. p. 191.
May 6J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With Missing's victualling lists for two regiments sent from Gibraltar to Jamaica.Letter Book XIX. p. 42.
Petitions of Captain James Butler, smuggler, and Joseph Bently, Customs Officer.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 433.
Treasury warrant to Charles Wither.For repairs in Salcey Forest -Warrants not relating to money XXIV pp. 357–8.
Treasury warrant - -For innovating three tallies in the name of General Stewart.Ibid, p. 210.
May 7Same to same -For works at the stables at Hampton CourtIbid.
Same to King's Remembrancer.To take Thomas Lord Malton's security for Henry Finch, Receiver of Revenues, Minorca.Ibid, p. 356.
Same to Charles WitherRepairs at New Lodge, Windsor ForestIbid, pp. 356–7.
Same to same - -For works in Bushey Park - -Ibid, pp. 358–9.
Same to Sir Wm. Strickland, Secretary at War.For reclothing the invalid regiment of foot.Ibid, pp. 373–4.
May 11Same to Auditor of the Receipt.To renew lost tally of annuity to Sir James Harrington, of Merton, Oxford.Order Book XIV. p. 495.
Memorial of Henry Pelham -Concerning the pay of the Irish regiments serving abroad. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 4.
May 12Instructions from the Lords of the Treasury.To James St. John in his officer of inspector, &c. of quit rents in North and South Carolina.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 375–6.
Petition of Lancelot Burton, smuggler.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 436.
May 13Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe.For a lease of lands, detailed, in the manor of Borrow or Barton, Lincolnshire.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 224–9.
Articles of agreement between the King and John Seaborne, of St. Christopher, planter.For purchase of land in Basse Terre quarter.Ibid, pp. 213–4.
Treasury warrant to Auditor of Receipt.For John Seaborne et al to pay purchase money for lands in St. Christopher's.Money Book XXXV. p. 20.
Petition of Hector MunroRefused - -Register of Papers VI. p. 192.
May 14Treasury warrant -Allowing the expenses, &c. for the repairs at the Mint, with reports, detailed.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 377–82.
May 15J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Taxes.To attend at the Treasury with all certificates, &c. for settling nomination of receivers of land tax, 1731.Letter Book XIX. p. 42.
May 17Royal sign manual to Clerk of Signet.For Privy Seal for commissions for the Receivers General of the respective counties.Affairs of Taxes 111. p. 351.
May 18Petition of Petronella Vernatty.Referred to Board of Works -Reference Book IX. p. 434.
May 19Petitions of Robert Derby, mate of the “Charming Sally,” George Robinson, of Sunderland, and Daniel Arden, in Southampton Gaol, smugglers.Referred to Custom Commissioners -Ibid, p. 433.
Same of Joseph Sewell, collector of Customs, Chester.SameIbid, p. 434.
Same of John Conduitt, proposing sureties for 20,000l.Referred to King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.Ibid.
Same of wife of Nathaniel Smith, collector at Liverpool.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Ibid.
May 20Same of sureties of G. Clarke, late doorkeeper to Excise Commissioners.Referred to Excise Commissioners -Ibid, p. 435.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For protection of a French merchant wreck on the coast of Sussex.Letter Book XIX. p. 43.
Same to Mr. PargiterFor an acccount of salt duties, Scotland, from 1728, September 29.North Britain Book X. p. 108.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Allowing overdrawings on military contingencies, concordatums and barracks, Ireland.Irish Book VIII. p. 394.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.For stay of process against William Hutchinson, of York.Customs Book XIII. p. 155.
Same -To pay a moiety of a judgment to John Stordy, an officer at York.Ibid, pp. 252–3 Register of Papers VI. p. 192.
Same to King's Remembrancer.To take John Conduitt's surety in 20,000l.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 385.
May 21Petition of Godman Jenkyn -Referred to Mr. PaxtonReference Book IX. p. 435.
May 24Royal warrant to Charles Wither.To permit Lord Castlemain to cut two avenues in Waltham Forest, &c.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 237–9.
J. Scrope to the Secretary at War.For further assistance of dragoons against the smugglers of Sussex.Letter Book XIX. p. 43.
Memorial of the managers and directors of the lottery for 800,000l.For issue of 1,500l. to Christopher Rhodes for clerks, officers, &c. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 9.
Petition of Captain George Bagster, smuggler.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 435.
May 25Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting Col. Wm. Hargrave from the tax of 4s. per £ during his stay in Jersey.Irish Book VIII. p. 395.
Treasury warrant to Sidney Godolphin and Wm. Lowndes, auditors of the Cofferer's accounts.To allow 221l. 5s.d. for repairs to the office of the Cofferer of the Household in Palace YardWarrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 586.
May 25Taxes Commissioners' report on John Sparry's petition.Agreed to - -Register of Papers VI. pp. 193, 195.
May 26Royal warrant - -Appointing the establishment of the royal stud for one year.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 234–5.
Treasury warrant to Excise Commissioners.To allow taxes, 1731, on officers' salaries below 100l.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 387–8.
Same to same -To allow John Taylor et al. to reduce brandy to proof.Ibid, pp. 388–9.
May 27Treasury warrant - -To allow the fees on John Conduitt's enlarging his surety.Ibid, p. 387.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs.To stay proceedings against Wm. Fazakerly and Samuel Skinner.Letter Book XIX. p. 44.
May 28Report from the Commissioners of Excise to the Treasury.On the petition of the sureties of Gervise Clark, late doorkeeper to said Commissioners. 1 page.
Appending:
—Petition. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 12.
The Treasury to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Concerning the delays in remitting the pay of the Irish regiments abroad.Irish Book VIII. p. 396.
[Before
May 29.]
Petition of Alexander Erskine, collector at Inverness.For allowance, in account, of moneys stolen from him by the rebels in 1715. In 1714 the Custom House was broken open and 99l. 6s.d. taken, and in 1715 27l. 18s. 2d. more, all by the rebels. Minuted with reference dated May 29. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 13; North Britain Book X. p. 110.
May 29Same of the various receivers of laud tax for reappointment for 1731.Referred to Taxes Commissioners to examine sureties.Affairs of Taxes III. pp. 352–6.
June 1J. Scrope to Thos. Cornwallis and others.To take in and certificate 47 lottery tickets.Letter Book XIX. p. 44.
Petition of Thos. Best and others for proclamation rewards.Referred to Mr. Paxton - -Reference Book IX. p. 436.
Same of Anthony Duncomb and Anne Hampden, widow, for re-lease of Fewsom, alias Fowson Grange, Yorks.Referred to Dr. Exton Sayer - -Crown Lease Book II. p. 208; Register of Papers VI. p. 195.
Treasury warrant to Surveyor General.For a particular of three pieces of ground in Whitehall, of which Duke of Montagu desires a lease.Ibid, pp. 215–6.
June 2Same to Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For free importation of Grenadier caps by Brigadier Pocock.Irish Book VIII. p. 393.
Same to Auditor Wm. Lowndes.For extra allowance to John Sparry, late Receiver General for Worcestershire.Affairs of Taxes III. pp. 371–2.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.For an account of the moneys from the duties on undressed flax for seven years, to fix the annual sum to be charged on the Aggregate Fund in lieu thereof.Customs Book XIII. p. 196.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Taxes.Enclosing copies of sundry Treasury minutes for their guidance.Letter Book XIX. p. 44.
June 3Petition of administrator of Samuel Barton, late Receiver General of Savoy rents.Agreed to - - - -Register of Papers VI. p. 196.
June 3Treasury warrant -Appointing the residence of the Commissioners of Customs, viz. Sir Walter Yonge, Sir John Evelyn, Sir John Stanley, Thomas Walker, Sir Charles Peers, Bryan Fairfax and John Hill to reside in London; Sir James Campbell, John Campbell, Henry Hale, George Drummond and Gwynn Vaughan, and also George Ross and Wardell George Westby to reside in Edinburgh.North Britain Book X. pp. 111–2.
Memorial from Hy. Pelham to the Treasury.Transmitting Sir Joseph Eyle's proposal for furnishing bills for remittance of subsistence to forces in Minorca and Gibraltar, 1731, June 25 to August 24. Pay Office, Horse Guards, 3 June 1731. ½ page.
Appending:
—Eyles's proposal. ½page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 16.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.For stay of process against sureties of Jonathan Smart.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 372–5.
Same to same -For taking securities of receivers of land tax, 1731.Ibid, pp. 359–60.
Treasury CommissionsTo same receivers - - -Ibid, pp. 362–3.
J. Scrope to the Attorney General.Concerning the manor of Garstang, Lancaster, belonging to the late dissolved Savoy Hospital.Letter Book XIX. p. 45.
June 4Same to Alured Popple -Forwarding Governor Henry Worseley's letters as to the arrears on the 2s. 6d. levy in Barbados, 1729–30.Ibid.
Certificate by Thos. Sanderson, deputy receiver.Of the receipts, payments, and remains in the Office of Alienations for one month ending 31st May last. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 18.
June 5Holles Duke of Newcastle, Secretary of State, to the Lords of the Treasury.For 1,000l. for expenses of messengers sent abroad. Whitehall, June 5. 1 page.Ibid, No. 21.
June 10Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General and Board of Works.For rebuilding the mews at Charing Cross for 6,500l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I. p. 353.
Treasury commissions -To receivers of land tax, 1731Affairs of Taxes III. pp. 363–6.
Treasury warrants to King's Remembrancer.To take securities of same receivers -Ibid, p. 360.
Same to Surveyor GeneralFor a particular of messuages in Duke Street and Jermyn Street petitioned for by Nicholas Rouse.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 230–1.
Same -For same of messuage in St. Albans Street, petitioned for by Wm. Sydenham.Ibid, pp. 231–2.
Same - - -For same of messuages in Pall Mall, petitioned for by executors of Jeremiah Hancock.Ibid, pp. 332–3.
Same - -For same of a messuage in Piccadilly, petitioned for by Thos. Norton.Ibid, pp. 234–5.
SameFor same of 17 messuages in Pall Mall Street, petitioned for by Henry Binfield.Ibid, pp. 219–20.
Same - - -For same of messuage in St. Alban's Street, petitioned for by Nathaniel Blackerby.Ibid, pp. 222–2.
Same - - -For same of messuages in King Street and Bury Street, petitioned for by Richard Snow.Ibid, pp. 222–3.
June 12Treasury warrant to Duke of Montagu.For new standards for the first troop of Horse Guards under Lord Herbert.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I. p. 354.
Same - - -For the usual allowance of 1,000 oz. of white plate to John Lord Delawarre, Treasurer of His Majesty's Household.Ibid.
June 15Same to Stamp CommissionersTo refund land tax, 1731, to stamp officers of less than 100l. per annum salary.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 394–5.
Treasury warrant to Auditor of Receipt.To renew orders for lost tallies of annuity of Daniel Gauden and Thomas Daniels.Order Book XV. pp. 23 and 25–6.
J. Scrope to the Barons of Exchequer, Scotland.Concerning Patrick Haldane, late a Commissioner for Forfeited Estates, Scotland.North Britain Book X. p. 113.
Same to Commissioners of Customs, Scotland.For stay of process against sureties of John Haldane.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Stamp Commissioners, Scotland.For 10l. additional salary to John Pringle, distributor of stamps at Edinburgh.Ibid, pp. 113–4.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Missing's victualling lists of Gibraltar garrison.Letter Book XIX. p. 45.
June 16Same to Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Concerning brandy seized at Waterford -Irish Book VIII. p. 397.
Warrant under the royal sign manual.For a grant to Winchester for 28 years of 50 marks, part of a rent of 100 marks payable by the city to the Crown.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 241–2.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 500,000l. in Exchequer bills on land tax, 1731, as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVI. p. 24.
Petition of John Wilkinson, minister of the Savoy.For expenses of repairing his house. Referred to Board of Works.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I. 352.
J. Scrope to Mr. DelafayeConcerning the attack on the “Walpole” sloop by two French shallops.Letter Book XIX. p. 46.
Same to Customs Commissioners.About the sureties of Nathaniel Smith, late Customs collector at Liverpool.Ibid.
June 17Same to the Commissioners of Customs, Scotland.Conveying leave of absence to Thos. Dent, land surveyor at Borrowstownness.North Britain Book X. p. 114.
June 21Petition of John Peel -Concerning his accounts as collector of Excise in Suffolk, 1724, he having paid his moneys to Daniel Lock (who used to return money for former collectors), taking his bills on Deputy Bridge of London, and Loch having failed.Reference Book IX. pp. 436–7.
[Before
June 22].
- - - -A particular of the estate of Thomas Green, late of Easthorpe Hall, Essex, with notes of the Attorney General's opinion concerning His Majesty's title to the third part thereof by escheat by the attainder of John Blandford.
Minuted:—22nd June 1731, “Prepare a warrant.” 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a.) Particular of same as petitioned for by Martin Bedwall. 1 page.
(b.) Notes on the petition on behalf of the four sisters and heiresses apparent of John Blandford, who are the discoverers of the escheat. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 23.
June 22Petition of Francis Dickens for re-lease of the Savoy Coffee House, vested in Francis Dry in trust for him.Referred to Dr. Exton Sayer -Crown Lease Book II. p. 208.
Royal warrant to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the 4s. per £ tax Colonel Wm. Lord Harrington.Irish Book VIII. p. 403.
Taxes Commissioners' representation on respites on certain receivers general.Agreed to, except for John Meredith, receiver for North Wales.Register of Papers VI. p. 197.
Treasury warrant to Sidney Godolphin, an auditor of land revenues.To allow Edward Younge's surplusage as late Surveyor of Woods North of the Trent.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 389–90.
Same to Wm. Lowndes, sameTo satisfy said surplusageIbid, pp. 391–4.
June 23Petition of Stephen Poyntz, cashier of Excise.Referred to Excise CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 437.
Taxes Commissioners' report on Robert Manning's petition.200l. ordered to be paid to ManningRegister of Papers VI. p. 198.
Petition of Carr BrackenburyAgreed to - -Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Salt Commissioners.Confirming a list, detailed, of the salt officers to be continued or dismissed from 1731, June 24.Customs Book XIII. pp. 199–204.
June 24Petitions of Receivers General of Land Tax, 1731.Referred to Taxes Commissioners -Affairs of Taxes III. p. 357–8.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs.Concerning damages to the “Fubbs” yachtLetter Book XIX. p. 46.
Petition of Thos. Green, tobacconist, of London.Referred to Mr. PaxtonReference Book IX. p. 437.
Treasury warrant to Surveyor General.For a particular of part of Shotover Forest petitioned for by James Tyrrel.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 236–7.
Same to Auditor of Receipt -For payment of purchase money by John Douglas for lands in St. Christopher.Money Book XXXV. p. 20.
June 25Privy Seal to Lords of Treasury.For 4l. per day to Wm. Duke of Devonshire, Keeper of the Privy Seal, in lieu of 16 dishes of meat.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 251.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Customs.To pass the baggage of Count Rantzau, Envoy Extraordinary from Denmark, arrived in a ship in the river.Letter Book IX. p. 47.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Elford Sparke, land surveyor of Topsham.Customs Book XIII. p. 204.
[June 25
after.]
Two certificates - -(a.) A list of ships and vessels entered inwards at the port of New Providence between 1731, March 25 and June 24, with the particular quantity and quality of the loading of each vessel. 1 sheet.
(b.) Same of ships, &c. cleared outwards at same port for same time. 1 sheet.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXVI. No. 24.
June 28J. Scrope to Mr. Burchett -Concerning the damage to the “Fubbs” yacht.Letter Book XIX. p. 47.
June 29Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of 17 messuages in and near Pall Mall to Christopher Key, of St. James's parish.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 238–40.
Same to Commissioners for Taxes.To allow 200l. reward to Robert ManningAffairs of Taxes III. pp. 375–7.
Same to King's Remembrancer.To change surety of Stephen Crouch, Receiver General for part of Wilts.Ibid, p. 377.
June 29Petitions of Receivers General, Land Tax, 1731, offering sureties.Referred to Commissioners for Affairs of Taxes.Affairs of Taxes III. p. 358.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.For increase of salary of Warren Lisle, supervisor at Weymouth.Customs Book XIII. pp. 208–9.
Petition of Wm. Hayward, late landwaiter in London.Referred to Customs Commissioners -Reference Book IX. p. 437.
Petition of Thos. Eyre -Agreed to - -Register of Papers VI. p. 199.
Same of Langley Banks -Referred to Taxes Commissioners - -Ibid.
Same of Wm. Cobbe, late Receiver General for Cheshire.Same - -Ibid.
Representation of Taxes Commissioners, read.Concerning a Receiver General for part of Devon, loco Mr. Burridge.Ibid.
Memorial of Edward Young, late Surveyor of Woods.Auditor of land revenues to state fee usually allowed to Surveyor of WoodsIbid.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Excise [Scotland].Leave of absence to Gilbert Burnet, one of their number.North Britain Book X. p. 71.
June 30Same to the Secretary at War.Concerning Thos. Missing's letter complaining of the want of store houses at Gibraltar.Letter Book XIX. p. 48.
Treasury warrant to Surveyor General.For a particular of 15 messuages in St. James's bailiwick, to Bartholomew Wimberley and Henry Binfield.Crown Lease Book II. pp. 241–5.
Same from same -For same of Stowood Forest, Oxford, to the Bishop of Oxford.Ibid, pp. 245–7.
Treasury warrants to Auditor of Receipt.For the distribution and application of the incomes of the Aggregate Fund and the General Fund for 1731, Lady Day quarter.
Prefixing:—Statements of same.
Money Book XXXVI. pp. 50–1, 26–7.
Petition of Langley Banks, Receiver General for part of Lincoln.Referred to Taxes Commissioners -Affairs of Taxes III. p. 378.
Treasury Commissions -To Receivers General, Land Tax, 1731 -Ibid, p. 367.
Treasury warrant - -For taking securities of same - -Ibid, p. 361.
Same to King's RemembrancerTo change Nathaniel Blackerby's securityWarrants not relating to money XXIV. pp. 395–6.
Same to Edward Harley, an Auditor of Imprests.To allow Anthony Cracherode's final account.Ibid, pp. 396–8.
Petition of Thos. Lake, smuggler.Referred to Customs CommissionersReference Book IX. p. 437.
Treasury warrant to Salt Commissioners, Scotland.Continuing the commissioners and officers of the salt duties in Scotland for six months from June 24.North Britain Book X. pp. 115–6.
J. Scrope to the Comptroller of Army Accounts.Forwarding Missing's victualling list for Gibraltar garrison.Letter Book XIX. p. 47.
Same to the Commissioners of Taxes.Concerning Wilkinson, Receiver of the West Riding.Ibid, p. 48.