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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1735, January-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 3: 1735-1738 (1900), pp. 63-82. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91819 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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TABLE I.
Warrants, Orders, Letters, Reports, Memorials, Petitions and Entries of minor importance.
1734–5.
Date.Description of Document or Entry.Substance of Document or Entry.Reference.
1734.
Dec. —
Petition to the Treasury from Clayton Kenrick, Executor of John Kenrick.For extension of lease of houses in St. James's Street.Crown Leases III. p. 309.
Same to same, from John Hubbard.For same of houses in Salter Court and Jermyn Street.Ibid.
1734–5.
Jan. 2
Same to same, from Thomas Cowper.For payment of clothing Lord [Viscount] Hinchinbroke's regiment, 1718, and for stores delivered to the Savoy by Thos. Murphy.Reference Book X. p. 43.
Same to same, from Philip Chapman.To be appointed Receiver General of Co. Huntingdon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 113.
Jan. 3Same to same, from Moses Rigail, merchant.Concerning duties on the salvage of the “Angelica” from Malaga to Havre, lost near Plymouth.Reference Book X. p. 43.
Jan. 6Same to same, from George Osmond.To be appointed Receiver-General of house duties for that part of Devon for which he was lately appointed same for land tax.Affairs of Taxes IV. 113.
Same to same, from Richard Reddall.For repayment of 192l. 4s.d. overpaid on the shilling aid, 1732Ibid.
[?]Same to same, from Joshua Pembroke.For same of 211l. 17s.d., overpaid on shilling aid, 1733.Ibid.
Jan. 7Memorial to the same from E. Britiffe, in the absence of Lord Hobart, dated Treasurer of the Chamber's Office.For the issue of 902l. 10s. for defraying the expense of the Princess of Orange's journey, as by the Lord Chamberlain's warrant to George Cooke. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII No. 2.
Jan. 8Petition to same, from Executors of Thos. Missing.For pay for victualling Placentia, Annapolis Royal, and Canso, 1734, 1734, July 1 to Sept. 30.Reference Book X. p. 43.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of a messuage and area in the Tilt Yard, and Walsingham Garden, Whitehall, to Townshend Andrews.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin of the premises, and memorandum by auditor W. Lowndes and ratal by T. Walker.
Crown Leases III. p. 298–302.
Jan. 9Warrant from the Lords of the Privy Council to the Treasury.For payment of the usual 200l. to the under clerks of the said Council for writing orders, &c., to the various offices. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 3.
Jan. 10Report to the Treasury from the Excise Commissioners, London.On the petition of Acton Brown, distiller, concerning duty on spirits lost by accident. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a.) Said petition with reference, dated 1734, Dec. 17. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers. CCLXXXVIII. No. 5.
J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.To subsist Col. Cornwallis's regiment of foot, quartered at Winchester.Letter Book XIX. p. 361.
Jan. 15Treasury warrant to Stamp Commissioners.For stay of process against John Adams on the accounts of his father, former stamp distributor, Co. Radnor.
Prefixing:—Adams' petition.
Warrants not relating to money XXV. p. 202.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To accept smuggling composition from John Hyder, a prisoner in the Fleet.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 69–70.
Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Dummer.For moneys levied by distress on Mary Fletcher, of Winchester, widow.Reference Book X. p. 43.
Same to same, from John Earl of Egmont.For extension of lease of messuages in Pall Mall.Crown Leases III. p. 308.
Same to same, from Lucy Countess of Lincoln.For same of lands and messuages near Oatlands Park, Surrey.Ibid.
Same to same, from John Hampden.For same of Fewson Grange, parts of demesne lands of late monastery of Meux, Co. York.Ibid.
Same to same, from Jane Wakefield, widow.Concerning her mortgage on a house in King St., St. James's, falling to the Crown.Ibid., p. 309.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.To pass French wine from Calais for Charles Otto Baron of Hamilton, the Duke of Holstein's minister in England.Letter Book XIX. p. 359.
Same to Commissioners of Stamps.For an account of the gross and net produce of the revenues under their management in the year last past.Ibid.
Same to Commissioners of Salt duties and Commissioners of Excise.For same - - - -Ibid.
Same to Customs Commissioners.For like account, as also for same of bounty money paid for corn exported same year.Ibid.
Jan. 16Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of land and several messuages in Duke Street and Crown Court, Westminster, to Thos. Churchill.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin of the premises and memorandum by Wm. Lowndes, and ratal by T. Walker.
Crown Leases III. 302–5.
Same to same - -For same of a messuage in Bury Street to Wm. Bingham.
Prefixing: Constat of the premises by T. Walker.
Ibid., pp. 306–8.
Same to the King's Remembrancer.To take securities of George Osmond as Receiver-General for house duties for part of Devon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 114.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To transfer an overpayment by Joshua Pembroke, on the shilling aid, 1733, to the 13th 2 shilling aid, 1734.Ibid., pp. 115.
Same to same -For same of same by Richard Reddall, from the shilling aid, 1732, to same, 1733.Ibid.
Jan. 17Petition to the Treasury from Wm. Freke et al.Concerning their surety for John Shermer, late Receiver-General of Berks.Ibid., pp. 116–7.
Treasury warrant to Thos. Foley, an auditor of Imprests.To allow to Wm. Stewart, Paymaster of Pensions, 955l. 13s.d. for incidents detailed, 1733–4.Warrants not relating to money XXV. pp. 201–2
Jan. 21J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Edward Berkeley, tide surveyor, Portsmouth.Customs Book XIV. p. 48.
Jan. 22Petition to the Treasury from John Kennet.For lease of a discovered estate belonging to the Crown in Bunhill Row.Crown Leases III. p. 309.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.To accommodate Mons. Chavigni, the French King's minister here, as to his chocolate and champagne.Customs Book XIV. p. 71.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With Revell's lists of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1734, Oct. 10 to Nov. 10.Letter Book XIX. p. 354.
Jan. 24The Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.For a salary of 70l. to Wm. Maple, keeper of the new Parliament House in Dublin, in lieu of certain profits detailed from the use of the old Parliament House out of sessions. 1½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 11.
Jan. 27J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.To deliver chocolate imported by Mons. Chavigni, the French Minister, to replace some burned in the fire at his house.Letter Book XIX. 360.
Jan. 28Same to Mr. PaxtonTo examine into Mr. Bennet's case laid before the Treasury by Mr. Gould.Ibid.
Jan. 29Petition to the Treasury from Libert Dorrien and Herman Lovis, of London, merchants.Concerning the identity of certain sugars imported into London from the British Plantations, and re-exported from Hamburg to London.Reference Book X. p. 43.
Same to same, from Somerset English, Yeoman of the Woodyard.For repair of his lodging at the Woodyard at Whitehall.Ibid., p. 44.
Jan. 30Same to same, from John Stephenson, fisherman, of Kent.For release from his imprisonment in Maidstone gaol for smuggling and assault on Customs Officers.Ibid., p. 45.
Feb. 3Same to same, from Isaac Kvijck Van Meirop.Concerning linen from Holland seized for short entry.Ibid., p. 44.
Representations to Same, from Lord Lovel and E. Carteret, Postmaster-General.Concerning frauds by Charles Peal, clerk to the Postmaster-General, under Mr. Wm. Rouse, secretary to same.
Together with schedule of said frauds. Minuted as under date May 1. Supra, 5 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 13.
Feb. 4J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning Horatio Walpole's baggage, expected from Holland in his Majesty's yacht “William and Mary.”Customs Book XIV. p. 74.
Feb. 5Petition to the Treasury from John Bance.For extension of time on bonds for the re-export of tobacco.Reference Book X. p. 45.
Same to same, from Edward Edgson.For leave to dig earth on a waste common in Sydenham Manor, Kent.Crown Leases III. p. 309.
Same to same, from Alice Guidot and Wm. Guidot, executors of Anthony Guidot.For extension of lease of Highbury Wood and Little St. Johns Wood, Middlesex.Ibid.
Same to same, from John Badger Weller.For a lease of waste land in Havering, Essex.Ibid.
Same to same, from Wm. Hothem and Richard Stansfield.Concerning the effects of Joseph Brook, bankrupt.Reference Book X. p. 44.
Feb. 6Same to same, from Viscount Lymington.Concerning the ruinous condition of the chapel at Carisbrooke Castle, and other buildings on his Majesty's farm, called “Park Farm.”Ibid.
Same to same, from Lawrence Prince.Concerning his prosecution by the East India Co. for exporting in the “Devonshire” some goods not the property of the Company.Ibid., p. 45.
Feb. 7Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To stay proceedings against Robert Large, smuggler, who proposes to make disclosures.Customs Book XIV. pp. 74–5.
Feb. 10Petition to the Treasury from Benjamin Perriam.For a lease of a house and ground in Pall Mall, in the possession of Sir Simon Stewart.Crown Leases III. p. 310.
Feb. 11Treasury warrant to John Willes, Esq., Attorney-General.For stay of process against Edmund Hayter, of East Creech, Co. Dorset, on a recognisance.
Prefixing:—Hayter's petition.
Warrants not relating to money XXV. pp. 203–4
Petition to the Treasury from Benjamin Swete.Concerning his insuper, in the accounts of the Duke of Chandos.Reference Book X. p. 44.
Same to same, from Benj., Wall and Sam. Smart.Concerning their surety for Jonathan Smart., late Rec. Gen. of Herts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 117.
Feb. 13Treasury warrant [to Customs Commissioners].To permit Gilbert Elliott to export a bell for Goa.Customs Book XIV. p. 76.
Same to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.For a particular lands at Ryhill, Co. Yorks, of which Henry Rayney pays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said surveyor's report on Rayney's petition for same.
Crown Leases III. pp. 310–1.
Same to Edward Harley, an Auditor of Imprests.To allow incidents, detailed, in the accounts of John Eckersall, Receiver-General of Customs.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 207–9.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To allow Francis Mansfield, et al, merchant, to reduce rum and brandy to proof.Ibid. p. 209.
Same to John Conduitt, Master Worker of the Mint, and to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow the incidents account, 1733–4, for prosecution of coiners, &c., detailed, of Joseph Ashton, deputy under Sir Andrew Fountain, Warden of the Mint.Ibid., pp. 210–24.
Same to Stamp Commissioners.Sanctioning the table, detailed, of prices wholesale and retail for stamped vellum, parchment, and paper for 1735.Ibid., pp. 235–7.
Same to the Commissioners for Victualling the Navy.To discharge the late Col. Henry Desney from a demand of 446l. 16s.d., for victualling 2 companies on board the “Adventure” in 1711, on an expedition to Canada.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid., pp. 228–9.
Same to Thos. Foley, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass the accounts, detailed, of Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes, for 1731, June 25, to 1733, June 24.Ibid., pp. 231–2.
Same to sameTo pass same, detailed, of the Earl of Scarborough, late Master of the Horse, for the extraordinaries of the stables for 1 year to 1732, June 30.Ibid., pp. 232–4.
Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To discharge Richard Clarke from the King's moiety on the seizure of the ship “Betty,” for shipping wool to foreign parts.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Irish Book IX. p. 58.
Petition to the Treasury from Stephen Pointz, Cashier of Excise.For fees, &c., on paying into the Exchequer 2,719,458l. 16s.d., from Excise 1733, June 25, to 1734, June 17.Reference Book X. p. 44.
Same to same from Edward Jackson, Deputy Ranger of Richmond New Park.For repairs of lodges, bridges, &c., of said Park.Ibid., p. 46.
J. Scrope to Stamp Commissioners.To cancel the warrant for Ethelred Davy to be distributor of stamped paper, &c., in Exeter, loco Ethelred Davy, junr.Letter Book XIX. p. 361.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.To take Philip Chapman's surety as Receiver-General of Land Tax, 1734, Co. Huntingdon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 118.
Feb. 13Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.To deliver to Governor Richard Kane plate for his Majesty's Chapel in Minorca: to cost 80l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 21.
Same for same -For a new standard, described, for the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners.Ibid.
Same for same -For an allowance of clothes to John Beard, a child of the Chapel Royal, whose voice is changed: to cost 10l.Ibid., p. 24.
Royal warrant to Thos. Foley, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass the Duke of Montagu's accounts for the Great Wardrobe, 1732, notwithstanding it exceeding the 13,000l., as limited by Royal Sign Manual of 1718, August 21.
Appending:—Said account.
King's Warrant Book XXXI. p. 438–9.
Feb. 14Copy, certified by Thos. Brian.Of the proceedings in the case between the King versus Peele and Morse, concerning tobacco duties. 12 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 17.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To meet expense, detailed, for allowances and repairs in Windsor Little Park, Windsor Forest, and Hyde Park.Warrants not relating to money XXV. pp. 205–7
Feb. 15J. Scrope to the Secretary at War.Concerning quartering dragoons at Bishop's Stratford [sic ? Stratford or Bishop's Stortford] against the smugglers.Letter Book XIX. p. 361.
Feb. 18Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.Transmitting the Earl of Leicester's bills for safekeeping prisoners in the Tower, 1732, Christmas, to 1734, Christmas, and for contingencies.Ibid., p. 362.
Feb. 19Petition to the Treasury from William Perkins, tallow chandler.Concerning Excise on candles destroyed in the burning of his house.Reference Book X. p. 45.
Feb. 20A state of the trial between Christopher Torlesse and John Furley.Hilary Term, 1734, on a seizure of sugars imported from Holland against the Act of Navigation. 20 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 18.
Feb. 21J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning the method of recovering a debt to the Crown from Peter Carey, a magistrate of Guernsey, on a tobacco bond for one Pearin, about 12 years since.Customs Book XIV. p. 76–7.
Petition to the Treasury from the Earl of Macclesfield, one of the Four Tellers in the Receipt.For re-delivery of the bond given by his late deputy, Lancelot Burton, deceased, and acceptance of same from Robert Stiles, his present deputy.Reference Book X. p. 46.
Report to same, from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.On the petition of David, Earl of Northesk, concerning the disorder of his affairs and for remission of Eque and Retour duties, payable by him out of the shire of Forfar, from 1707, and the regality of Arbroath. 1 page.
Appending:
—Said petition with reference, dated 1733–4, Jany. 31. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 19.
Feb. 24Petition to same, from Thos. Orby Hunter.For extension of lease of Crowland, alias Croyland Manor, Co. Lincoln.Crown Leases III. p. 311.
Feb. 25Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General.To stay process against Francis Howgrave, of Stamford, Co. Lincoln, for receiving and sending letters contrary to Statute.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 230.
[Feb.
25?]
Same to Edward Harley, an Auditor of Imprests.To allow the account, detailed, of incidents for the Salt Office for 1 year to 1733, March 25.
Prefixing:—Said account and report Edward Bangham, deputy to Edward Harley.
Ibid., pp. 235–7.
Feb. 25Treasury warrant to Wm. Steuart, Paymaster of his Majesty's Pensions.James Brassaley's pension of 44l. per annum, hitherto paid to Richard Miller in trust for him, to be now paid to Brassaley.
Appending:—Certificates.
Money Book XXXVII. p. 459.
J. Scrope to Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Enclosing Thos. Revel's lists of men victualled at Gibraltar.Letter Book XIX. p 363.
Same to the Commissioners respectively of Alienations, Customs, Excise, Salt, Stamps, Hawkers and Pedlars, Wine Licences, and to the Postmaster General.For an account of any of the laws relating to the revenue under their several and respective management, which being expired or expiring are fit to be revived.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor-General of Crown lands.For a particular of tithes in the Manor of Dinton, Co. Bucks., of which Mathew Raper pays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Raper's petition.
Crown Leases III. pp. 312–3.
J. Scrope to Salt Commissioners, Scotland.To remit to the Exchequer moneys in their cashier's hands on account of the revived duties on salt.North Britain Book XI. p. 225.
Petition to the Treasury from John Meredith, junr.For leave to apply to Parliament to compound his debt to the Crown.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 120.
The Duke of Richmond, Lennox, and Aubigny to the Treasury.For an imprest of 10,000l. for the extraordinaries of the Stable. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No 21.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To make forth 750,000l. in Exchequer bills on malt, 1735, and place same in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt as so much cash.Money Book XXXVII. p. 231.
Feb. 26J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.With leave of absence to Anthony Smith, a riding officer at West Lulworth, Weymouth port.Customs Book XIV. p. 77.
Petition to the Treasury from John Taylor.Concerning his prosecution for running tea.Reference Book X. p. 46.
Same to same, from Philip Chapman.To be appointed Receiver-General of House Duties, Co. Huntingdon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 117.
J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to Gilbert Burnet, one of their number, for ill health.North Britain Book XI. p. 225.
[?]Petition to the Treasury from the town of Annan, in Scotland.For establishment of a post office in that town.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.To take securities of Thos. Phipps, as Receiver-General for Land Tax, 1734, Co. Wilts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 114.
Feb. 27Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.Concerning the valuation of the lands to be purchased at Bernera and Glenelg, on which the barracks have been built. 2½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 23.
Feb. 28Petition to same, from Edward Randolph, late of London, merchant.For permission to apply to Parliament for compounding the remainder of his debt to the Crown.Reference Book X. p. 46.
Same to same, from the Duke of St. Albans, Warden of Windsor Forest.For repairs at Cranbourne Lodge, Milton's Lodge, and St. Leonard's Hill Lodge.Ibid.
Mar. 4Same to same, from Langley Banks.For stay of process -Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 109.
Mar. 5Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.To take Robert Stiles's security as deputy, loco Lancelot Burton, deceased, to the Earl of Macclesfield, one of the Tellers of the Exchequer.Warrants not relating to money XXV. p. 240.
Mar. 5Petition to the Treasury from Benjamin Perriam.For a lease of a messuage in Pall Mall, in possession of Sir Simon Stewart, and of sheds, &c., in Duke Street and Prince's Street, pertaining to the stables.Crown Lease III. p. 310.
Same to same, from John Carter.For same of land between the new Palace Yard, Westminster, and the estate of the Wool Staplers, London, a discovered estate in a ruinous condition.Ibid., p. 311.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, London.For the better regulation of the Western Division of Sussex by having two supervisors named for Arundel and Chichester respectively, instead of one.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XIV. p. 82–3.
Same to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a house in Jermyn Street, St. James's bailiwick, of which Nathaniell Carrington prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Carrington's petition.
Crown Leases III. pp. 313–5.
Same to same -For same of several messuages in St. James's Street and Cleveland Court, of which Clayton Kenrick prays leases.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., 315–7.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account, to be laid before the House of Commons, of money received into the Exchequer, England, from Scotland 1731, Christmas, to 1734, Christmas.Letter Book XIX. p. 364.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the delivery to the Duke of Richmond, Master of the Horse, of the usual allowance of 1,000 ozs. of white plate: to cost 400l. or thereabouts.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 25.
Mar. 6Same to the King's Remembrancer.To take Philip Chapman's securities as Receiver-General of House Duties, Co. Hunts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 119.
Mar. 12Petition to the Treasury from Wm. Hedgcock and others traders with the Isle of Sheppey.For establishment of a waiter and searcher of Customs at Queenborough, instead of Milton, Kent.Reference Book X. p. 47.
Mar. 13Treasury warrant to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.For a constat of 2 pieces of ground in Duke Street, St. James's bailiwick, of which Benjamin Periam prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Periam's petition.
Crown Leases III. pp. 317–9.
J. Scrope to the Salt Commissioners.For copy of a report January 1724–5, on a memorial from the Salt Commissioners, Scotland.Letter Book XIX. p. 364.
Same to Mr. Paxton -Transmitting petitions of John Rogers and Sarah Wheeler.Ibid.
Mar. 14Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.For stay of process against John Meredith, late Receiver-General for North Wales.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 120.
Same to sameFor same of same against sureties of Jonathan Smart.Ibid., p. 120–1.
Same to sameTo take Thos. Phipps, junior's, surety as Receiver General of House Duties, for part of Wilts.Ibid., p. 117.
Same to sameFor stay of prosecution against Langley Banks for his debt as Receiver-General for part of Co. Lincoln.Ibid., p. 119.
Same to the Board of Works.To repair the house of Somerset English, Yeoman of his Majesty's Woodyard: to cost 430l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 24.
Mar. 15Royal warrant to the Attorney- General.For the Sheriff of Wilts. to pay the executors of Henry Miles the sum distrained on John Hiscock, of Rowde.King's Warrant Book XXXI. pp. 443–4.
Same to same -For same of Middlesex to pay to executors of Robert Hales the Bum distrained on Robert Hales.Ibid., pp. 434–5.
Mar. 17J. Scrope to the Clerk of the Council in Waiting.Concerning the Earl of Leicester's bills as Constable of the Tower, for guarding prisoners there and for contingencies.Letter Book XIX. p. 155.
Mar. 18Lord Harrington to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.Conveying the King's pleasure for an ordinary allowance of 40s. per day to Robert Trevor, attendant on Horatio Walpole, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the States General. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 27.
Mar. 19J. Scrope to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.With John Mitchell's petition concerning delays in the conveyance to the Crown of his coppice near the Great Park, in Old Windsor.Letter Book XIX. p. 365.
Treasury demise to Elizabeth Moor, widow.Of 2 messuages of Richard Reede, outlaw, Sussex.Crown Leases III. p. 320.
Petition to the Treasury from Crew Offley.For extension of lease of a house in St. James's Place.Ibid.
Mar. 20Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of a messuage in Jermyn Street to Nathaniel Carrington.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal of the premises and demise of same.
Ibid., p. 322–4.
Same to sameFor same of tithes in Dinton, Co. Bucks., to Matthew Raper.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, and memorandum of the premises and ratal and demise.
Ibid., p. 325–8.
Mar. 21Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Henning.Concerning his prosecution for buying run tea.Reference Book X. p. 47.
Mar. 24Same to same, from Papillon Ball, et al.To reduce imported rum and brandy to proof, or to make post entries.Ibid.
Treasury warrants to the Auditor and Officers of the Receipt.To strike letters importing payment of the farm of post fines by the Earl of Strafford.
Prefixing:—Certificates by Rob. Gardner, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe, of post fines answered directly to the Crown by the Sheriffs.
Money Book XXXVII. pp. 481–2, 486–7.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account, for the House of Commons, of moneys paid into the Exchequer out of the Derwentwater Estate.Letter Book XIX. p. 365.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the delivery to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Groom of the Stole, the usual allowance of 1,000 ozs. of white plate: to cost 400l. or thereabouts.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 25.
J. Scrope to Commissioners for Taxes.To pay the bill of charges of Evan Lloyd and his executors for defending the Crown's title to Morgan Whitley's land.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 121.
1735.
Mar. 25
Memorial to the Treasury from Augustus Schutz.For an imprest to dear the expense, detailed, of the Office of Robes, 1735, Lady Day quarter.
Together with a note of “particulars to whom Court mournings are paid.” 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 29.
Mar. 26J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For a certificate of the income at Lady Day, 1735, of the duties on malt, granted for the service of the year 1733, and of the deficiency thereon.Letter Book XIX. p. 366.
Mar. 26Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To issue and apply the 1735, Lady Day quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income.
Money Book XXXVII. pp. 478–9.
Same to sameFor same of the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 483–4.
Petition to the Treasury from James Wyard.For exchange of a life in the lease of the site of the Manor of St. Edmond's House [Bury St. Edmund's?] Suffolk.Crown Leases III. p 320.
Same to same, from Martin Folkes.For a new lease of the Manors of West Walton, Walsoken, Emneth, and Tilney, Co. Norfolk.Ibid.
Mar. 27Same to same, from Wm. Morse, of Newgate Street, linen draper.Concerning his bond with Thos. Hinchingman and John Peele for tobacco duties.Reference Book X. p. 48.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.For a particular of Fewson Grange, Co. Yorks., of which John Hampden prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Hampden's petition.
Crown Leases III. pp. 328–30.
Same to same -For same of 2 messuages in Pall Mall, of which John Earl of Egmont desires reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 330–1.
Same to same -For constat of 2 messuages in Bury Street, of which Richard Graham pays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 331–2.
Report to the Treasury from the Commissioners of Customs, London.On the petition of Lawrence Prince, commander of the “Devonshire,” in the East India Company's service, prosecuted for shipping goods not belonging to the said Company.
Minuted as under date, April 3, supra, p. 14. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with reference, dated 1734–5, Feb. 6. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 30.
The Board of Trade to the Treasury.Forwarding (a). 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Account of the incidental charges of their office, 1735, Lady Day quarter. 7 pages.
Ibid., No. 32.
Mar. 28Petition to the Treasury from Sir John Jennings, Keeper of the Queen's House, Park and Gardens at Greenwich.Concerning damages done in said park by the late storm, and for payment of his annual establishment.Reference Book X. p. 47.
Same to same, from Sarah, Dowager Duchess of Marlborough, Ranger of Windsor Great Park.For repairs, detailed, in said park -Ibid., p. 48.
Mar. 31Same to same, from Matthew Cassan, administrator of John Sheffield, late of Navestock, Essex.Concerning the bonds of John Sheffield, the father, for his son.Ibid., p. 51.
Same to same, from Thos. Taylor, et al.For proclamation reward for arresting Fielder, Schooling and Wheeler, who robbed Lawrence, a farmer, near Edgware.Ibid., p. 48.
Apr. 1J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning delivery of some wine to Baron Diemar, Minister from Sweden.Customs Book XIV. p. 85.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To subsist Lord Mark Kerr's regiment of Dragoons at Gloucester, Hereford, and Ross, and Lord Cadogan's regiment of same at Stafford, Lichfield, and Uttoxeter.Letter Book XIX. p. 367.
Apr. 3Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow incidents, detailed, to the Paymaster of Exchequer bills.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 245.
Same to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor-General of his Majesty's Woods.To fell trees to meet works, detailed, in Wychwood Forest.Ibid., 245–6.
Same to same -To execute works, detailed, at Richmond New Park.Ibid., 246–7.
Same to the Customs Commissioners (cancelled).James Gordon, appointed Collector of Customs at Nevis, 1733, August 20, to have salary from date of his warrant.Customs Book XIV. p. 88 b.
Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Hodgson, of St. James's, Clerkenwell.For a lease of 60 messuages, concealed from the Crown.Crown Leases III. p. 320.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.James Gordon, Collector of Customs at Nevis, to have the salary of his office from 1733, August 20, date of his warrant.Customs Book XIV. p. 108.
The Lords of the Privy Council to the Treasury.For a further issue to Joshua Sharpe, Secretary to the Commission for a survey of the officers of the Courts of Justice, England, and their fees.
Endorsed:—“600l. to be issued accordingly.” 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 35.
Apr. 4Petition to the Treasury from Robert Ellison.On behalf of himself and others, proprietors of certain lead mines on the Derwentwater estate. 1 page.Ibid., No. 36.
Same to same, from the Duke of Somerset, Ranger of Hampton Court House Park.For repair of fences, &c., of said Park, damaged by the late storm and the great overflowing of the river.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 26.
J. Scrope to the Barons of Exchequer, Scotland.Concerning moneys owing from dead or defaulting Receivers-General or Cashiers of the Revenues, Scotland.North Britain Book XI. p. 226.
Same to the Secretary at War.Concerning sending 50 foot soldiers to Hawkhurst, Cranbrook, Tenterden, and Goudhurst against the smugglers.Letter Book XIX. p. 367.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the hundred of Bucklow, Cheshire, of which John Egerton, Esq, prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Egerton's petition.
Crown Leases III. pp. 333–4.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of a messuage, &c, in Kilkennis, Co, Denbigh, to Margaret Powell and Richard Davis
Prefixing:—Particular and memorandum in Latin of the premises by Auditor Thos. Farrington, ratal of same by the Surveyor-General, and entry of the demise.
Ibid., pp. 334–40.
Same to same -For same of a messuage on the south side of Pall Mall Field to Benjamin Perriam.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor-General, plan, and entry of the demise.
Ibid., pp. 340–4.
Apr. 10Petition to the Treasury from John Jones.For a building lease of an old decayed timber house in Scotland Yard, adjoining the Groom Porter's.Ibid., p 321.
Same to same, from John Sherman.For a reversionary lease of 2 old houses on the west side of Duke Street, St. James's.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.For Henry Combe to re-export sugar to Hamburg.
Prefixing:—Combe's petition.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 86–7.
Apr. 10Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.For Libert Dorien and Herman Lewis, to re-export sugar.
Prefixing:—Dorien and Lewis's petition.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 87–8.
Apr. 11Petition to the Treasury from Samuel, grandson to Wm. Addis.Concerning his grandfather's accounts as former agent for the victualling at Plymouth.Reference Book X. p. 49.
Same to same, from Robert Cary, of London, merchant.For delivery of iron seized as imported from Virginia under pretence of cast iron, on paying the duty of pig iron, and for a law to settle the duty for the future.Ibid.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning certain pictures, sketches, and drawings brought by John Wills from Italy.Customs Book XIV. p. 88 b.
Apr. 12Petition to the Treasury from John Grove, of Southampton, merchant.Concerning his prosecution for arrears of duties at the Custom House, Plymouth.Reference Book X. p. 50.
Report to same from John Watson and Edward Hutchinson.Concerning the reported waste made on the Derwentwater estate. 7 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 38.
Petition to same from Johnson Gildart, of Liverpool.To be appointed Receiver of Land Tax and House Duty, Co. Lancaster.
Endorsed:—3 June, appointed. 1 page.
Ibid., No. 39.
Apr. 15Same to same, from Matthew Woodford.For payment on his contract for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.Reference Book X. p. 49.
Apr. 16J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.With leave of absence to Anthony Smith, riding officer at West Lulworth.Customs Book XIV. p. 77.
Petition to the Treasury from John and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for joining tallies in the Exchequer Court.For their usual allowance of 2s. per 1,000l. on 3.088.818l. 6s.d., paid into the Exchequer, 1729, Christmas, to 1731, Christmas, by the Receiver-General of Customs.Reference Book X. p. 49.
Same to same, from James Harris, a Keeper of Dean Forest.For reward for apprehending George Brain, for killing fallow deer.Ibid.
Apr. 17Same to same, from Alexander Orr, Robert Allen, and George Leycester.Concerning the bounty on naval stores from North Carolina, imported in the “Lucy,” Thos. Richardson master, a Quaker, who refuses affirmation to the certificate of origin.Ibid. p. 50.
Same to same, from Robert Large.Concerning his prosecution for running tea.Ibid.
Same to same, from Giles Hutton, of Lynn Regis, merchant.For permission to amend an entry outwards of starch to Barbados.Ibid.
Apr. 18Treasury warrant to John Willes, Esq., Attorney General.Remitting the King's share of a penalty on Lawrence Prince, for exporting goods to India without licence.Customs Book XIV. p. 89.
Same to Stamp Commissioners.To cancel damaged and useless stamps and dispose of useless parchment, all detailed, to best advantage.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 248–9.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of lands in Ryhill, alias Ryle, Co. Yorks, to Henry Rayney.
Prefixing:—Auditor's particulars in Latin with memorandum, ratal of same by Surveyor-General and entry of demise.
Crown Leases III. pp. 344–8.
Same to sameFor same of a piece of ground near St. James's Street to Clayton Kenrick.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor-General and entry of demise.
Ibid., pp. 348–51.
Apr. 18Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.For stay of process against sureties of John Shermer.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 126.
Apr. 19J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account for the House of Lords of the state of the National Debt as it stood 1733, December 31, and 1734, December 31, together with an account of the Sinking Fund in that year, and to the payment of what debts contracted since 1716, December 25, same has been applied.Letter Book XIX. p. 370.
Apr. 21Oliver Newby, Custom House, Woodbridge, to the Commissioners of Customs, London.Giving an account of the fatal affray with smugglers at Hadleigh.
Minuted as under, May 1, supra p. 17.
Appending:—(a) and (b) Examination of Bryan Reynolds, a dragoon, and George Deane, a sergeant of General Honeywood's regiment as to same. 4 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 40.
Apr. 23Petition to the Treasury from Isaac Clarke.For a preferable lease of 2 houses in Jermyn Street.Crown Lease Book III. p. 321.
[?]Treasury demise to Jeremiah Smith.Of a messuage of John Nicholson, outlaw, in Whitehaven, Cumberland.Ibid.
Apr. 24Treasury warrant to Sir Wm. Strickland, Secretary at War.For 5,522l. 18s. 4d. for clothing for the 10 Companies of the Invalid Regiment of Foot, and the 25 Independent Companies of Invalids.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 250–1.
Petition to the Treasury from Col. Guest, Barrack Master, North Britain.For 862l. 13s. 1d. for incidents to the several barracks there, one year to 1734, Christmas.Reference Book X. p. 50.
Same to same, from Wm. Wreathocke.For discharge of recognizances for the appearance of George and Mary Stone, et al.Ibid.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting Thos. Revell's list of men, detailed, victualled at Gibraltar.Letter Book XIX. p. 370.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the delivery to Captain Brett of furniture, detailed, for the “William and Mary” yacht, to cost 295l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 25.
Apr. 26The Commissioners for Sick and Hurt Seamen to Arthur Onslow, Treasurer of the Navy.For 9,942l. 11s. 1d. for sick and hurt quarters for 7 ships, named, for 9 months, to 1734, December 31. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 41.
Apr. 27The Treasury to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Forwarding, for reference, petition of Anne Baker, a descendant of Col. Henry Baker, Governor of Londonderry during the siege.Irish Book IX. p. 59.
Apr. 28J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners, Scotland.Forwarding for report Robert Ewing's petition.North Britain Book XI. p. 256.
The Navy Commissioners to Arthur Onslow, Treasurer of the Navy.For 10,000l. for wages of ships to 1734, December 31, and 13,000l. for poor cripples depending on the charity of the chest at Chatham. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 42.
Apr. 29Petition to the Treasury from John Whitehead, of Newport, Isle of Wight.Concerning Joseph Whitehead, his father's bail for run goods.Reference Book X. 53.
Same to same, from Daniel Philips.Concerning his bonds for John Falconer, for tobacco duties.Ibid.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Edward Berkeley, tide surveyor, Portsmouth.Customs Book XIV. p. 48.
Apr. 30The Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury.For a sign manual for 4,704l. out of revenues, Ireland, for 3,240 muskets with bayonets, for the 11 regiments of foot in Ireland. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 43.
Apr. 30Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To seal up General Diemar's baggage at Sutton Court, his country house.Customs Book XIV. p. 90.
Same to same -For stay of process against Wm. Terry, of London, merchant.Ibid.
May 1Same to Edward Harley, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass the Earl of Scarborough's final account, detailed, for the extraordinary expense of the Stable 1732, June 25, to 1733–4, Feb. 15.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 251–3, 256–9.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.To allow Papillon Ball, et al., merchants, to reduce rum and brandy to proof.Ibid., p. 255.
Same to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To fell timber to meet the arrears of salaries due to the officers of Dean Forest, at the demise of George I.
Prefixing:—Whitworth's report and the Earl of Halifax's certificate.
Ibid., p. 259–60.
Same to same - -For works and repairs detailed at New Lodge and Swinley Lodge, Windsor Forest.
Prefixing:—Whitworth's report.
Ibid., p. 260–2.
Petition to the Treasury from John Healey.Concerning his salary as Steward of the Courts of Barton, Barrow, and Goxhill.Reference Book X. p. 51.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of 2 messuages in Bury Street, on a part of a field formerly called Pall Mall Field, to Richard Graham.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands and entry of demise.
Crown Leases III. pp. 352–5.
Same to same - -For reversionary lease of Fewson Grange, Co. Yorks, to John Hampden.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, and memorandum by Auditor Lowndes, ratal by Surveyor-General and entry of demise.
Ibid., pp. 356–62.
Same to sameFor a lease of ground near Little Cleveland Court and Catherine Wheel Yard to Clayton Kendrick.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor-General, plan, and entry of demise.
Ibid., pp. 362–6.
Same to same -For a reversionary lease of 2 messuages on the south side of Pall Mall, to John Earl of Egmont.
Prefixing:—Auditor's particular in Latin, and memorandum, Surveyor-General's ratal and entry of demise.
Ibid., pp. 366–70.
Same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For a royal gift of 110 ozs. of gold plate to Lord De la Warr, on the christening of his child: to cost 60l. or thereabouts.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 26.
May 2J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning soldiers “repelling force with force”in conflicts with smugglers, and the murder of a dragoon by smugglers at Woodbridge.Customs Book XIV. p. 91.
Treasury warrant to same.To stay prosecution against the Sheriff of Essex for the escape of 3 smugglers. Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.Ibid., pp. 91–3.
Same to same - -To enlarge John Sutters, smuggler, on security to surrender.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 94–6.
Petition to the Treasury from Charles Lord Cathcart.For allowances for his services, 1725–9, as Receiver General in Scotland, Receiver General of Land Tax there, and Cashier of the money for Promoting Fisheries, &c.North Britain Book XI. p. 255.
May 5Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Arms for the eleven regiments in Ireland to be paid for out of the revenues at large there.Irish Book IX. pp. 59–60.
Report to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.On the dispute between John Rogers and Sarah Wheeler about a house in the Savoy. Minuted as under June 24, supra p. 31. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) (b) Rogers' petition and affidavit. 2 pages. (c) (d) Same of Sarah Wheeler: her petition minuted as under 1734, Oct. 23. 2½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 46.
May 6Petition to same from Joseph Veale.To change his surety as Receiver General of House Duties, part of Devon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 126.
May 7J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Captain Ashe, Captain of a Custom House sloop.Customs Book XIV. p. 94.
Same to same -Concerning preventing the smugglers on the coast of Norfolk.Ibid.
May 8Petition to the Treasury from John Selwy, John Hedges, Thos. Hales.For repair of the various offices made use of by them in Whitehall.Reference Book X. p. 54.
Same to same, from Thomas Carter.For a new lease of the Manor of Stanton under Bardon, in Thornton, Co. Leicester.Crown Lease Book III. p. 321.
Same to same, from Maurice Birchfield.For extension of lease of 3 houses in Piccadilly and Eagle Street.Ibid.
J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.Concerning the causeless dismissal of Christopher Spencer, an Excise Officer.Letter Book XIX. p. 371.
Petition to the Treasury from Robert Clarke.For allowance of riding charges as Surveyor of Houses, part of Norfolk.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 126.
May 9J. Scrope to Col. Lumley.Concerning the appointment of John Love to succeed Wm. Pin as riding officer in Sussex.Customs Book XIV. p. 96.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of tithes in Hooton Pagnell, Clayton, Frickley, and Shippens, of which Patientius Ward prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Ward's petition.
Crown Lease Book III. pp. 371–2.
Same to sameFor same of lands in Havering, Co. Essex, of which John Badger Weller prays a lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., 372–3.
[?]Entry of Treasury demise to John Selwyn.Of the Manor and Advowson, &c., of Ludgershall, lands of Thos. Albert, seized into his Majesty's hands.Ibid., p. 373.
May 10J. Scrope to Salt Commissioners.For an estimate of the produce to Michaelmas next, of the Salt Duties, appropriated to repay the 1,000,000l., lent for the service of 1734.Letter Book XIX. p. 371.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.For account of interest falling due at above date, on above said loan of 1,000,000l. on salt.Ibid.
May 12Same to Geo. TilsonTo insert an advertisement in the Gazette concerning the murder of a dragoon by smugglers.Customs Book XIV. p. 97.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the 4s. per £ tax, Ireland, Hugh, Viscount Primrose, a major of a regiment of horse, and a volunteer in the Imperial Army on the Rhine.Irish Book IX. pp. 60–1.
Petition to the Treasury from Col. George Liddal.For a lease of the old castle of the town of Newcastle-on-Tyne, and the site and herbage of the same, and the Castlefields and the Firth, with the appurtenances, all as granted for 31 years to said town by King James II.Crown Lease Book III. p. 321.
May 12Petition to the Treasury from Judith Hill and Benjamin Voyce.For extension of lease of 2 houses in Marybone Street.Crown Leases III. p. 321.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a messuage in St. James's Place of which Crew Offley prays an extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Offley's petition.
Ibid., pp. 370–1.
Royal Sign Manual for a Privy Seal.For the Treasury to appoint Receivers General of Land Tax, 1735.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 129.
May 13Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To permit John Stephenson, fisherman, of Kent, to give bail to actions for smuggling, on security to smuggle no more.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XIV. p. 98.
Petition to the Treasury from Christopher Paxton, late of Easington, now of Rotterdam.Concerning his prosecution for smuggling and for permission to return to EnglandReference Book X. p. 54.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for the German Chapel at St. James's: to cost 126l. or thereabouts.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 26.
Same for same of same -For an allowance of clothes to John Randall, a child of the Chapel Royal, whose voice is changed: to cost 10l.Ibid., p. 27.
Same for same of same -For the provision of Holland sheets and other items for the Princesses Mary and Louisa: to cost 106l. or thereabouts.Ibid.
Same for same of same -For same of furniture, detailed, for St. James's Palace: to cost 528l. or thereabouts.Ibid., pp. 27–8.
Same to the King's Remembrancer.To change Joseph Veale's security as Receiver General for House Duties, part of Devon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 127.
May 14J. Scrope to Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting Thos. Revell's list of men, detailed, victualled at Gibraltar.Letter Book XIX. p. 370.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To have the plate for Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1734, adapted to 1735, and to print off said bills with expedition.Ibid., p. 373.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth.John [sic for Joseph] Hinxman, Woodward of New Forest, to have the charge of trees blown down by the late storm.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 262–3.
[Before
May 15]
Draft, unsigned -Of certain clauses to be inserted in the Act for the application of the Derwentwater Estates. 2½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 49.
May 15Petition to the Treasury from Abraham Coleman, of London, broker.Concerning his bond for Henry Bully, for duties on tobacco from Virginia.Reference Book X. p. 54.
May 16Same to same, from Wm. Bowles, Deputy King's Remembrancer and Solicitor to the Exchequer Court, Scotland, John Philp, Deputy Auditor, and Gabriel Napier, one of the clerks.For allowances for the care of the books relating to the Forfeited Estates, Scotland, whilst under the late Commissioners and Trustees for said estates.North Britain Book XI. p. 259.
Same to same from John Warren.For extension of lease of several houses in Eagle Street and Piccadilly.Crown Lease Book III. p. 351.
Same to same, from Sir John Norris.For same of a piece of ground between Piccadilly and Jermyn Street.Ibid.
May 16Petition to the Treasury from Henry Tichborne.For extension of lease of several houses in Jermyn Street and Piccadilly.Crown Leases III. p. 351.
[Before
May 20]
Memorial to same, from Richard Coope, agent to the purchasers of French lands in St. Christopher.For single conveyances of such lands to cover several lots if of the same purchase, and for a restraint upon fees in such conveyances. 1½ pages.
Minuted
as under date May 20, supra p. 21.
Appending:—(a) Heads of desires of said purchasers with regard to said conveyances. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 50.
May 20Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To make forth 200,000l. in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1735, to register first in course, and be placed as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVII. p. 476.
Same to the Auditor and other Officers of the Receipt.To take in loans on Land Tax, 1735, to the value of 100,000l.Ibid. p. 477.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.For applying 1,000,000l. out of the Sinking Fund towards the supply of the year 1735.Ibid. p. 498–9.
Same to the Surveyor-General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a slip of ground near Duke Street, Westminster, of which Samuel Edwards prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Edwards' petition.
Crown Leases III. pp. 374–6.
May 21Petition to the Treasury from the merchants et al. trading to Barbados.Concerning the rigorous collection of the 4½ % duty there without the previous indulgent allowance as to wastage, &c.Reference Book X., p. 55.
[May
21?]
J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.To subsist General Tatton's regiment at Birmingham and Wolverhampton.Letter Book XIX. p. 373.
May 24H. Kelsall (in the absence of the Secretaries to the Treasury) to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Anthony Smith, riding surveyor between Weymouth and Poole.Customs Book XIV. p. 100.
The Duke of Dorset, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.Conveying the King's pleasure for placing John Theaker, a reduced Captain-Lieutenant of Col. Fielding's Regiment of Foot, on the Irish establishment as a reduced Captain of Foot. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXVIII. No. 55.
May 29Royal Warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., to the Treasury.To determine and end the Earl of Godolphin's pension of 3,000l. per annum from 1735, May 14.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 11.
J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners, Scotland.For an account of the produce of the Malt Duty, 1733–4.North Britain Book XI. p. 262.
May 30Same to Customs Commissioners.William Richards, deputy King's waiter, London port, leave of absence to attend as a witness in the Earl of Orrery's case in Ireland.Customs Book XIV. p. 102.
May 31Petition to the Treasury from Sir Robert Salusbury Cotton.For a lease of all copper, lead, and coal mines in Denbigh Manor, co. Denbigh.Crown Leases III. p. 377.
June 2Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1735 Midsummer quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 48–9.
June 3Same to Customs Commissioners.Appointing the partition of residence in England and Scotland respectively for said Commissioners on the new Commission for Sir Robert Corbet.Customs Book XIV. p. 101.
J. Scrope to same.For an acoount, for the House of Commons, of the 4½ per cent. duty, &c., from America.Letter Book XIX. p. 374.
June 3Petition to the Treasury from James Gee, Receiver General for Yorkshire.To have his two commissions for House Duties made into one single commission for the whole county.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 128.
June 3
&later
Same to same from the Receivers General, detailed, of the various Counties.To be re-appointed as such for Land Tax, 1735, and proposing securities detailed in each case.Ibid., pp. 129–133, 145.
June 4Same to same, from Hugh Couch.For release from Newgate for assaulting Customs Officers at Foy, in 1727.Reference Book X. p. 57.
J. Scrope to Mr. Watson and Mr. Hutchinson, receivers of the Derwentwater Estate.For a certificate of the arrears of interest on the incumbrances of said estate, and of moneys in said receivers' hands or expected by them to 1735, Lady-Day, with a view to the late Act of Parliament for granting said estate to Greenwich Hospital.Letter Book XIX. p. 374.
June 5Treasury warrant to the Customs Commisioners.James Gordon, collector of Nevis, to have the salary attending that office from the date of his warrant.Money Book XXXVII. p. 7.
J. Scrope to same.Leave of absence to John Seddon, deputy King's waiter, London port.Customs Book XIV. p. 104.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To make forth 200,000l. in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1735, and place them as cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVII. p. 476.
Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Alcock.For release from his imprisonment in the Fleet for smuggling.Reference Book X. p. 55.
June 9J. Scrope to Custom Commissioners.Concerning the debt of Peter Carey, of Guernsey, to the Crown.Customs Book XIV. p. 102–3.
June 10Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Hodgson, of St. James's, Clerkenwell.For a lease of tenements belonging to the Crown with all leases expired, which he is prepared to discover.Reference Book X. p. 56.
June 12Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.For works and repairs detailed in Cranborne Chase.
Prefixing:—Whitworth's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 266–7.
Same to same.For same, detailed, at Greenwich Park.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., 267–8.
Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For the free importation into Ireland of clothing detailed for Major-General Bissett's and Sir Adolphus Oughton's regiments.Irish Book IX. p. 61.
Same to Marmaduke Coghill, a Commissioner of Excise, Ireland.Leave of absence to return to England, Mr. Herbert being ordered to Ireland to keep up the number of the said Commissioners.Ibid., p. 62.
Same to Robert Sawyer Herbert.To repair to Ireland as above.Ibid.
J. Scrope to Andrew Stone.Forwarding an account of the bills drawn by Sollicoffre upon the Treasury, to be laid before the Duke of Newcastle.Letter Book XIX. p. 375.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the delivery of a rich purse to the Earl of Godolphin, Lord Privy Seal; to cost 21l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 29.
Same for same of same.For same of a new trumpet to Charles Mash, trumpeter in the 2nd Troop of Horseguards, under the Earl of Hertford, to cost 20l.Ibid.
June 13Same to John Willes, Esq., Attorney-General.To stay proceedings against Thos. Agnew and James Burn on an assault.
Prefixing:—Their petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 265–6.
June 16Royal warrant to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland from the Queen as Guardian of the Kingdom, &c.To allow the overdrawings detailed under the heads of Concordatums, Military Contingencies, and Barracks for the year ended 1735, Lady Day.Irish Book IX. pp. 62–3.
June 16Royal warrant to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland from the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom, &c.Thomas Woodhouse, late a captain in; Major-General Sutton's regiment, and Captain-Lieutenant Thos. Theaker, of Col. Fielding's regiment, to be placed on half pay.Irish Book IX. pp. 63–4.
[Before
June 17]
Petition to the Treasury from John Owen, late Receiver General of Land Tax and House Duties for Lancashire.For expenses and losses during the last 14 years of his said receipt. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIX. No. 3.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 128.
June 17Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners.To repay Land Tax, 1735, to Excise Officers of under 100l. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 269.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of tithes in Hooton Pagnell, &c., co. York, to Patientius Ward.
Prefixing:—Auditor Lowndes's particular in Latin, and memorandum, and Surveyor General's ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book III. pp. 377–80.
Same to same.For same of lands in the Manor of Havering-atte-Bower, co. Essex, to John Badger Weller.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 381–4.
[?]Entry of Treasury demise to Francis Deye.Of a messuage in Hoxne and Eye, co. Suffolk.Ibid., p. 384.
June 17Royal signature of grant by the Queen as Guardian of the kingdom.To Patrick Dunbar of arrears of pay due the Kingdom. out of the Equivalent to Captain Roland and Lieut. Staphney.North Britain Book XI. pp. 267–8.
Report to the Treasury from Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.On the memorial to the Treasury from Sarah Duchess Dowager of Marlborough, Ranger of Windsor Great Park, concerning repairs needed there.
Minuted:—To be done out of woodfalls. The Attorney General to inquire into the King's title to hay. 1½ sheets.
Appending:
—(a) Said memorial with reference dated 1735, March 28. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIX. No. 4.
June 18M. Frecker to Mr. Paxton.To defend the right of the Crown against the claim of tithe of herbage of New Lodge Walk, Windsor Forest.Letter Book XIX. p. 375.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To apply 883l. 2s. 1d. wrongly paid by John Shermer's sureties, to credit of Shermer's account of Land Tax, 1726, for which they are bound.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 141–2.
June 19J. Scrope to Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting Thos. Revell's list of men, detailed, victualled at Gibraltar.Letter Book XIX. p. 370.
Petition to the Treasury from Richard Cooper, et al.For the proclamation reward for apprehending Samuel Gregory for robbing Farmer Lawrence at Edgware.Reference Book X. p. 56.
J. Scrope, to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Seddon and Wm. Richards, deputy King's waiters, London port.Customs Book XIV. p. 110.
Treasury warrants to the King's Remembracer in the Exchequer.To take the securities, detailed, of the various Receivers-General of Land Tax, 1735, for the various counties, detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 134–7, 145–4.
Memorial to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.For an imprest of 1,000l. for His Majesty's law causes, detailed (including inter al. the cost of the Commission for visiting Manchester College). 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIX. No. 5.
June 19J. Scrope to Thos. Churchill.Conveying the Treasury permission to erect a hoard in St. James's Park for the convenience of rebuilding Newburgh House in Crown Court, by Duke Street, Westminster.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 30.
June 20Royal warrant to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland from the Queen as Guardian, &c.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, Phineas Bowles.Irish Book IX. p. 65.
J. Scrope to the Governors of Greenwich Hospital.Concerning the cash balance from the Derwentwater Estate and the accounts of same as stated by Auditor Harley, for two years to 1733, Martinmas.Letter Book XIX. p. 376.
[?]Same to Customs Commissioners.To pass the baggage of Count de Montijo, Ambassador from Spain, who is going over to France next week with his lady.Ibid.
June 20Edw. Greenly to John Scrope, dated Doctors Commons.Concerning the administration of Anthony Sion's estate and De la Bastye's expenses. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIX. No. 6.
June 23Petition to the Treasury from Philip Jefferson.For a reversionary lease of a messuage in St. James's Market.Crown Lease Book III., p. 377.
June 24J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Anthony Smith, riding surveyor.Customs Book XIV. p. 100.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1735 Midsummer quarter's income of the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 75–6.
The Treasury to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Forwarding for reference Sir Arthur Acheson's memorial.Irish Book IX. p. 66.
Petition to the Treasury from Robert Hedley.Concerning his house in the Savoy possessed by John Pement and his wife, a Roman Catholic, and disaffected to the Government.Reference Book X. p. 56.
June 25Same to same from James Cholmondeley et al., executors of the late Earl of Cholmondeley.Concerning the possession of a stable, part of the possessions of the said late Earl, at Richmond, Surrey.Ibid.
Same to same from Fryer Walker.For 178l. 6s. 5d. for repairing and lighting lamps in Westminster Hall during last sessions of Parliament.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 31.
June 26Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To deliver up the surety bonds of John Sheffield, sen., late of Navestock, Essex.Customs Book XIV. p. 111.
Same to same.To repay Thos. Jans, late collector at Bideford, his charges in prosecuting a seizure of tobacco.
Prefixing:—Jans' petition.
Ibid., 112–3.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of the hundred of Bucklow, co. Chester, to John Egerton, Esq.
Prefixing:—Auditor Shelley's particular in Latin and memorandum, ratal by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book III. pp. 385–8.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a particular of lands, detailed at length, of which Edward Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, as sole acting executor of the late Duke of Leeds, prays reversionary lease on behalf of the Duke of Leeds, now of age.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on the Earl of Oxford's petition.
Ibid., p. 388–95.
Same to same.For same of the Manor of Crowland, co. Lincoln, of which Thos. Orby Hunter prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 395–8.
June 26Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For free importation of furniture detailed for Col. Wentworth's and other regiments in Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 66.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To stay process against Rice Vaughan, late collector of Wales Middle Collection.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 270.
Same to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of WoodsFor works and repairs, detailed, at Cranborne Lodge and Chase.
Prefixing:—Whitworth's report.
Ibid., 270–2.
Same to same.For works at Balderwood Lodge, New Forest, to be raised by wood sales there.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., 273.
Same to Stamp Commissioners.To repay taxes, 1735, to Stamp Officers of under 100l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' representation.
Ibid., 272.
Same to John Willes, Attorney-General.To discharge Thos. Mabson et al. from their recognizances estreated into the Exchequer.Ibid., p. 278.
June 27Petition to the Treasury from Sir James Grant.For a grant of the ward, duties and the mails, farms, &c., of the lands of Tillyglens and Dunphail.North Britain Book XI. p. 269.
Same to same from Thos. Slater, Newcastle.For satisfaction for the detention 'of his ship with wine, &c., from Dunkirk to Trondhjem.Reference Book X. p. 57.
June 28Same to same from the merchants of Southampton.Concerning post entries of long standing as to which they have been served with Attorney General's process.Ibid.
The Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated from Whitehall.For the issue of 1,145l. 13s.d. to Nicholas Grueber, for gunpowder for the office of Ordnance, Ireland, for 1 year. 1 page..
Appending:
—(a) Memorial of said office of Ordnance to the Lords Justices of Ireland for same, dated 1735, June 13. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIX. No. 10.
June 30Petition to the Treasury from Esau Whitehead, carrier.For leave to compound for smuggling cocoa nuts, &c.Reference Book X. p. 57.
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Same to same from Rice Vaughan, late collector of Wales Middle Collection.For a further stay of proceedings against him on his accounts as such. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCLXXXIX.