Warrants for the Payment of Money
1732, July-September


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'Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1732, July-September', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 2: 1731-1734 (1898), pp. 334-343. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91739 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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1732, July–September

July 1John Hedges - -2,00000Prince of Wales - -Order Book XV. p. 12.
South Sea Company - -6,937111Expenses of management for three-quarter's of a year ended 1732, June 24.Ibid, p. 196.
Bank of England -1,423127Same -Ibid.
James Osborne37500Royal bountyIbid, p. 197.
Arthur Collins -10000Same - - -Ibid.
Duke of Newcastle3,00000Secret service - -Ibid.
Lord Harrington3,00000Same - -Ibid.
John Seaton -20000Royal bounty - - -Ibid, p. 195.
July 18Robert Smith -371001732, Midsummer quarter, as Master of Mechanics.Money Book XXXVI. p. 53
Earl of Buchan and 6 others.20000Same quarter as Commissioners of Police.Ibid, p. 347.
George Lord Mordington.5000Same quarter's allowance -Ibid, pp. 347–8.
Captain George Munro10000Same quarter's annuity -Ibid, p. 348.
Wine License Office28011½Same quarter's incidents -Ibid.
July 18Hawkers and Pedlars Office.851591732, Lady Day quarter's incidents.Money Book XXXVI. p. 349.
Hawkers and Pedlars Commissioners.432100Salary bill, Midsummer quarter.Ibid, p. 204.
Gertrude Countess Dowager of Albemarle.75000Three quarters' pension, due 1732, June 24.Ibid, p. 127.
Charles Fitzroy -6614Half year, due Midsummer, as Keeper of His Majesty's Tennis Courts.Ibid, p. 94.
Henry Masterman -2500Same as King's Clerk in the Crown Office.Ibid.
Edward Harley and Thos. Foley.3368Same as Auditors of His Majesty's Imprests and Foreign Accounts.Ibid, p. 95.
David Casley -4100Same as deputy keeper of the Cotton Library.Ibid.
Henry Holt Henley53121Same as Clerk of the Pipe -Ibid.
Leonard Thompson -6421One year, due Midsummer, as Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 96.
Treasurer of Christ's Hospital.18550Half year's annuity, due Midsummer, to the Mayor, &c. of London, for children of that foundation.Ibid.
Samuel Edwards -25000Same as surviving trustee for the place of keeper of Windsor Great Park.Ibid.
Officers of the Pipe, detailed.6000One year's salary to same date.Ibid, p. 97.
Keepers of Cranborne Chase.1000Half-year's same to same date.Ibid.
Marmaduke Lilly and John Allen.26134Same as apothecaries to His Majesty's Household.Ibid.
Daniel Graham -28150Midsummer quarter as apothecary in ordinary to His Majesty.Ibid p., 100.
John Cooke - -2434Same as Clerk of Foreign Estreats.Ibid.
Provost and Fellows of Eton College.10100Same quarter's perpetuityIbid.
Keepers of Council Chamber.22150Same-Ibid, pp. 100–1.
1850Same -Ibid, pp. 100–1.
Corporation of Dartmouth.1000Same -Ibid, p. 101.
Richard Bentley -5000Same quarter as keeper of His Majesty's libraries.Ibid.
Corporation of Berwick2500Same quarter's allowance for Tweed Bridge.Ibid, p. 102.
Corporation of Lyme Regis.2500Same quarter, keeping “Cobb” Pier.Ibid, p. 104.
Heirs of Col. Fairfax2500Same quarter's perpetuity -Ibid.
Dr. Francis Dickens -1000Same quarter as professor and reader of laws, Cambridge.Ibid.
Dr. James Bouchier1000Same as same, OxfordIbid, p. 105.
Dr. Wm. Woodford1000Same as same of physic, Oxford.Ibid.
Dr. Green - -1000Same as same, Cambridge -Ibid.
Ministers of the Isle of Man.2500Same quarter's annuity -Ibid p. 106.
July 18Ministers of the Savoy3000Half year's annuity due 1732, Midsummer.Money Book XXXVI. p. 106.
George Turbill -50001732, Midsummer quarter, as Keeper of Records relating to Forfeited Estates, England.Ibid.
Jane Kien -7500Same as housekeeper and wardrobe keeper, Kensington Palace.Ibid, p. 107.
John Inglis - -2500Same as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies.Ibid.
3068Same as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies.Ibid.
Sir Clement Cotterell -2500Same quarter as Master of the Ceremonies.Ibid, p. 108.
5000Same quarter as Master of the Ceremonies.Ibid, p. 108.
Lord Masham -27188Half year, due 1732, Midsummer, as King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.Ibid.
Earl of Harborough25001732, Midsummer quarter, as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North.Ibid, p. 109.
Cambridge University -1000One year, due June 24, Henry VII.'s perpetuity for a preacher.Ibid, 110.
Same1000Same, Henry VII.'s perpetuityIbid.
Same - -1368Same, perpetuity for divinity lecturer.Ibid.
University of Oxford -1000Same, Henry VII.'s perpetuity for a preacher.Ibid.
Same1368Same Lady Magaret's perpetuity for a divinity lecturer.Ibid, p. 111.
Nathaniel Blackerby -926Same as His Majesty's housekeeper at Westminster.Ibid.
Emanuel College, Cambridge.16134Same, perpetuity to master and fellows.Ibid.
Thos. Bishop of Bangor3768Same, fee as Master of the Temple.Ibid.
Earl of Arran -568Same, Ranger of Bagshot Park.Ibid, p. 112.
Poor of St. John Baptist.7134Same, perpetuity -Ibid.
Same of St. Botolph -700Same -Ibid.
Poor of St. Magnus2148Same -Ibid, p. 113
Same of St. Michael, Cornhill.1240Same - -Ibid.
Vicar of the Tower of London.6134Same -Ibid, p. 114.
Schoolmaster of Southwell, Nottingham.1000Same - - -Ibid.
Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.1500Same -Ibid.
Vicars of Lichfield Cathedral.1500Same -Ibid.
Grey Longueville -4000Same year's salary as Gloucester King of Arms.Ibid, p. 115.
Wm. Cowper481681732, Midsummer quarter, as Knight Harbinger.Ibid.
Wm. Earl of Denbigh -15000Same quarter's pension -Ibid, p. 136.
Earl of Crawford and 12 others, ut supra, p. 170.75000Same quarter's salaryIbid, p. 2.
July 18Sir Patrick and Martha Johnston.371001732, Midsummer quarter's annuities.Money Book XXXVI. p. 5.
121001732, Midsummer quarter's annuities.Money Book XXXVI. p. 5.
Wine License Office577100Same quarters salary bill -Ibid, p. 12.
James and Arthur Moore1,50000Same quarter for Band of Gentlemen Pensioners.Ibid, p. 288.
Earl of Essex, Keeper of Hyde Park.10000Same quarter for self and underkeepers, &c. of said park.Ibid,p. 294.
Same, Ranger of St. James's Park.22313Same for same of said park -Ibid.
Same -10000Same quarter's annuity for Lady Catherine Hyde and Lady Charlotte Hyde.Ibid, p. 295.
Lord Cornwallis - -416134Same quarter as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent South.Ibid.
Charles Lord Lynn17500Same quarter's annuity as Master of His Majesty's Jewels.Ibid, p. 220.
Lord Byron -25000Same quarter's annuity -Ibid, p. 233.
Civil List, Scotland -9,77418Same quarter's salary bill -North Britain Book X. pp. 272–6.
John Earl of Kintore -5000Same quarter's annuityMoney Book XXXVI. p.234.
Earl of Hay and George Campbell, goldsmith.5000Same for the late Lord Forbes's children.Ibid.
George Middleton, of London, goldsmith.15000Same quarter's incidents for the Commissioners of Police.Ibid, p. 235.
Mungo Haldane -10000Same quarter's allowancesIbid.
Officers of Board of Works.15212Half year's salaries ended 1732, June 24.Ibid, p. 239.
Joseph Lawson and seven others named.200401732, Midsummer quarter's salary or fee as Sergeants-at-arms.Ibid, p. 243.
Duke of St. Albans, Governor and Captain of Windsor Castle.45100Same quarter's fee or allowance of 10s. per day as such.Ibid.
James Earl of Berkeley52100Same quarter for underkeepers, &c. of Dean Forest.Ibid, p. 244.
Hugh Howard -4000Same as Keeper and Register of His Majesty's Papers and Records concerning matters of State and Council, reduced into the form of a library at Whitehall Palace.Ibid.
Richard Earl of Tylney67100Same for rangers, &c. of Waltham Forest.Ibid, p. 245.
John Pitt8500Same quarter as Lieutenant-Governor, &c. of the Bermudas.Ibid.
John Rollos -12100Same as Chief Engraver of Royal Seals, &c.Ibid, p. 246.
Frances Wyndham -5000Same quarter's pensionIbid.
Richard Hammond2000Half year to 1732, Midsumsummer, as Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer.Ibid.
July 18John Duke of Montagu125001732, Midsummer quarter, for officers of Order of the Bath.Money Book XXXVI. p. 247.
July 19Customs officers, Scotland6,13060Midsummer quarter's salary bill.North Britain Book X. pp. 278–91.
John Walker, Chief Usher of the Exchequer.435104Necessaries delivered, 1732, Trinity Term.Order Book XV. p. 199.
Wm. Earl of Home -5000Midsummer quarter's allowance.Ibid, p. 175.
Duke of Kent -50000Same quarter's pension -Money Book XXXVI. p. 90.
Thos. Wootton, Sheriff of Herts.12000Rewards paid for arrests of felons.Ibid, p. 257.
Sir Rowland Hill, same of Salop.4000Same -Ibid.
July 20Sir Charles Dalton -5000Midsummer quarter, as Gentleman Usher Black Rod.Order Book XV. p. 205.
July 24Hester Abington and 243 more.3,24000Royal bounty for wounds and services, &c.; out of savings on half-pay of reduced officers of the land forces and marines.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 357.
Wm. Fraunceis -59410¾Overpayment as Sheriff of Somerset.Order Book XV. p. 54.
Richard Chase125Same as same of Herts -Ibid.
Thos. Greenwood3676Same as same of Oxford -Ibid.
July 25Cashier of salt duties50000Imprest for incidents -Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 474–5.
Randolph Greenway and Warner Perkins.32000Rewards paid for arrests of felons.Money Book XXXVI. p. 257.
Officers of General and Penny Post Office, detailed.2,151158Salary hill, 1732, Midsummer quarter.Ibid p. 426–8.
52914Salary bill, 1732, Midsummer quarter.Ibid p. 426–8.
John Williams, Richard Aldworth, Edward Younge, Wm. Cleland, John Bromfield, Thos. Medlycott.15000Salaries same quarter as Commissioners for Taxes.Ibid, p. 64.
Thos. Lowther -1,00000His Majesty's service -Ibid, p. 13.
Hawkers and Pedlars Office.2714101722, Midsummer quarter's incidents.Ibid, p. 349.
Thos. Beake - -20000Under Clerks of the Council for writing, &c. to the Lords Lieutenants, &c. and public offices for one year to 1731, Christmas.Ibid, p. 352.
July 26Scroop Viscount Howe2,00000Dormant warrant for allowances as Captain General and Governor in Chief of Barbados from 1732, June 6.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 446–7.
per annum.
July 26David Dunbar, Surveyor General of Woods in North America.068Travelling charges for himself and deputies when on service in North America.Money Book XXXVI. pp. 352–3.
per day.
Samuel Buckley -739120Disbursements for His Majesty's special purposes, 1731, August 2, to 1732, July 6.Ibid, p. 353.
July 27Sir Thos. Lombe14,00000Discovering and introducing the three capital Italian engines for making Organzine silk.Order Book XV. p. 207.
John Scrope -6,67800Secret service -Order Book XV. p. 118; King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 444.
[? 662800]Secret service -Order Book XV. p. 118; King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 444.
Richard Symonds, Sheriff of Warwick.63196Overpayment in account as sheriff.Money Book XXXVI. p.80.
Charles Brune -581011½Same as same of Dorset -Ibid.
Nathl. Acton - -141411¼Same as same of Suffolk -Ibid.
Sir Isaac Shard and John Fuller.45774Same as same of London and Middlesex.Ibid.
July 28Taxes Commissioners -19010Land tax incidents, 1732, Midsummer quarter.Ibid, p. 354.
Thos. Missing - -1,64700Victualling Placentia and Annapolis, 1731, October 1, to 1732, March 31.King's Warrant Book XXX. pp. 447–8.
Same - - -2,4965Victualling Gibraltar, 1731–2, February 7 to March 5.Ibid, pp. 449–50.
July 29Edward Mundy -11711Overpayment as Sheriff of Derby.Order Book XV. p. 54.
Aug. 1John Hedges - -2,00000Prince of Wales -Ibid, p. 12.
Christopher Rhodes and seven others, detailed.1,60000Reward for executing Commission as Managers for taking in and certificating Lottery Tickets.Money Book XXXVI. pp. 354–5.
Robert Lord Walpole, Ranger and Keeper of Richmond Park.8920Himself and underkeepers of said park for half year due 1732, June 24.Ibid, p. 356.
Sir Philip Yorke -8168One year's salary due 1732, June 11, as Attorney General.Ibid.
Charles Talbot -7000Same as Solicitor General -Ibid.
Sir Philip Yorke and Charles Talbot.10500Same year for service at the Board of Trade.Ibid, p. 357; Order Book XV. p. 209.
(? 115100)
James Earl Waldegrave1,30000Quarter's ordinary to June 18, as Ambassador, &c. to France.Ibid.
South Sea Company1,212,08823Whole annuity for one year to 1733, Midsummer, and charges of management, same period.
Appending: — Computation of the principal money of said Company, annuities thereon and charges of management.
Money Book XXXVI. pp. 359–62.
17,5605Whole annuity for one year to 1733, Midsummer, and charges of management, same period.
Appending: — Computation of the principal money of said Company, annuities thereon and charges of management.
Money Book XXXVI. pp. 359–62.
Aug. 2Board of Ordnance, Ireland.1,14513For Nicholas Grueber for gunpowder.Irish Book VIII. p. 431.
Aug. 2Taxes Commissioners -26410Incidents bill, duties on houses, 1732, Midsummer quarter.Money Book XXXVI. p. 355.
Aug. 3Charles Cole, Sheriff of Southampton.1794Overpayment in account as sheriff.Ibid, p. 80.
Richard Green -1716Same as same of Leicester -Ibid.
Roger Melhuish -3186Same as same of DevonIbid.
Excise officers, Scotland1,7941710¼Midsummer quarter's salary bill.North Britain Book X. pp. 296–7.
Same - - -35710Same, incidents bill. -Ibid, pp. 297–8.
Duke of Montagu -20,00000Imprest for the Great Wardrobe.King's Warrant Book XXX p. 451.
John Jacob80000Royal bounty -Order Book XV. p. 211.
Thos. Viscount Gage -24000Expenses in discovery of fraudulent sales of Derwentwater estate.Money Book XXXVI. p. 358.
Aug. 4Wm. Richards2,70000His Majesty's special serviceOrder Book XV. p. 211.
Aug. 8Scroop, Viscount Howe1,50000Services as Governor of Barbados.Ibid, p. 212.
Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.1,00000Imprest for repairs in Windsor Forest and Windsor Great Park.Money Book XXXVI. p. 363.
Thos. Lowther -50000His Majesty's serviceIbid, p. 13.
Aug. 10Wm. Finch -72800Ordinary to June 24, as Envoy, &c. to States General.Order Book XV. p. 212.
Percival Lewis, Sheriff of Surrey.57163Overpayment in account as sheriff.Money Book XXXVI. p. 80.
Aug. 11John Scrope -5,00000Secret serviceOrder Book XV. p. 118.
Aug. 13Bank of England -13,791140Circulating Exchequer bills, 1732, April 24 to July 24, with statement of bills outstanding at latter date.Money Book XXXVI. p. 364.
Aug. 15Same - - -60,00000One year from 1732, Midsummer, annuity as by 11 Geo. I. reduced.Order Book XV. p. 85.
Same - -70,00000Same period on 1,750,000l. -Ibid, p. 87.
Same - -50,00000Same period on 1,250,000l.Ibid, p. 88.
Royal Academy of Music.1,00000Royal bounty to the under takers of the Opera.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 455.
Bank of England160,00000One year's annuity to 1733, Feast of St. John Baptist, on 4,000,000l. stock purchased from the South Sea Company, and charges of management on same.Money Book XXXVI. pp. 366–8.
1,8983One year's annuity to 1733, Feast of St. John Baptist, on 4,000,000l. stock purchased from the South Sea Company, and charges of management on same.Money Book XXXVI. pp. 366–8.
James Earl Waldegrave.1,44800Extras, detailed, as Ambassador &c. to France.Ibid, pp. 368–9.
Melchior Guy Dickens10000Same as Secretary at Court of King of Prussia.Ibid.
Aug. 15Thos. Pelham -14000Extras, detailed, as Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to France.Money Book XXXVI. pp. 368–70.
Wm. Reede25000Same as Consul at Tripoli (computed in Spanish dollars = 5s. sterling).Ibid.
Aug. 16Nicholas Paxton1,00000Crown law expenses -Ibid.
Bank of England24,00000One year to 1733, June 24, on 800,000l. lottery annuities, 1731.Ibid, p. 371.
Same30,00000Same period, annuities on 1,000,000l. 12 Geo. I.Ibid, p. 137.
Owners of the bridge between Fulham and Putney.10000Commutation of tolls from 1729–30, January 17.King's Warrant Book XXX. p. 456–7.
per annum and
John Scrope -5,90500Secret service - -Order Book XV. p. 118.
Aug. 17Mayor of Gravesend2500Apprehending and committing to gaol in May last some men enlisted for the Pretender's service.Letter Book XIX. p. 136.
Samuel Shute - -40000Royal bounty as Captain General and Governor in Chief of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire.Order Book XV. p. 214.
Thos. Lowther1,00000His Majesty's service -Money Book XXXVI. p. 13.
Aug. 19Duke of Bolton, Warden of New Forest.3000Repair of His Majesty's house at Lyndhurst and stables there.Ibid, p. 366.
4000Repair of His Majesty's house at Lyndhurst and stables there.Ibid, p. 366.
Aug. 28Charles Hatton -40000Royal bounty -Order Book XV. p. 215.
Aug. 31George Draper -11,00000Same -Ibid.
Sept. 2John Hedges -2,00000Prince of Wales -Ibid, p. 12.
Sept. 7Revs. Hugh Hughes and Patrick Henry.2000Passage money as ministers for New York and Virginia respectively.Money Book XXXVI. p. 371.
Sept. 14John Scrope -2,00000Secret service -Order Book XV. p. 118.
Sept. 18Thos. Lowther -1,00000His Majesty's service -Money Book XXXVI. p. 13.
Sept. 19Randolph Greenway and Warner Perkins.28000Rewards paid for arrest of felons.Ibid, p. 258.
Sept. 20Charles de Sailly -20000Royal bounty -Order Book XV. p. 216.
Nicholas Paxton -1,20000Crown law expenses -Money Book XXXVI. p. 39.
Sept. 21Executors of Charles Wither.79416Surplus on an imprest account as late Surveyor General of Woods.Ibid, p. 372.
Sept. 26Examiner and six surveyors of the London Distillery.1000Dormant warrant for additional salary.Warrants not relating to money XXIV. p. 483.
per annum.
John Basket, King's printer.3,511127One year ended 1732, June 24, for paper and printing Acts of Parliament, proclamations, &c. &c.Money Book XXXVI. pp. 372–3.
Sept. 28Executors of Paul George, late Lieut.-Governor of Montserrat.43168Salary to day of death, 1728, Sept. 12.
Appending:—Depositions as to P. George's marriage and will.
Money Book XXXVI. pp. 374–5.
Horatio Walpole, Cofferer of the Household.100,00000Imprest for ordinary and extraordinary expenses of the Household.Ibid, p. 375.
Sept. 29Duke of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe.20,00000Imprest for the Great Wardrobe.Ibid, p. 379.
Sept. 29.]
Customs officers, London port7,986011¼Salary bill, Michaelmas quarterCustoms Book XIII. p. 311.
Same of outports -12,060193Same -Ibid.
Sept. 30Nathaniel Cowdery12100Same quarter -Order Book XV. p. 32.
Earl of Godolphin -5000Half year, due Michaelmas, as Deputy Ranger of the House Park, Windsor.Ibid, p. 77.
John Lawton1000Michaelmas quarter as Senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 30.
Horatio Walpole12500Half year, due Michaelmas -Ibid, p. 78.
Charles Bettridge -500Michaelmas quarter, attending at the Exchequer Gate.Ibid, p. 154.
John Procter, Sheriff of Somerset.12000Rewards paid for arrest of felons.Money Book XXXVI. p. 258.
Lords Commissioners of Treasury.2,000001732, Michaelmas quarter's salaries.Ibid, p. 28.
Henry Fane5000Same - -Ibid.
Sir Robert Walpole -40000Same as Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 29.
John Couraud -5000Same as Latin secretary -Ibid.
Thos. Thurkettle -1634Same as Messenger of the Chamber.Ibid, p. 30.
1634Same as Messenger of the Chamber.Ibid, p. 30.
Treasury clerks, detailed.187100Same - -Ibid, pp.32, 404.
William Ireland -2500Same for services in Auditor of Receipt's office.Ibid, p. 33.
George Holmes -2500Same as clerk for digesting, &c. records, &c. in Cæsar's Chapel, &c. in the Tower.Ibid, p. 34.
Charles Valence Jones5000Same as a Solicitor for the affairs of the Treasury.Ibid.
David Polhill -37100Same as supervisor of the digesting, &c. records, &c. in Cæsar's Chapel, &c. in the Tower.Ibid, p. 35.
Sir Philip Ryley and Thos. Spence.5370Same as sergeants-at-arms -Ibid.
Thos. Mann, et al. -127100Same as officers of the Treasury, detailed.Ibid., p. 38.
Sept. 30Earl of Wilmington -1,000001732, Michaelmas quarter, as President of the Privy Council.Money Book XXXVI. p. 41.