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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1736, January-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 3: 1735-1738 (1900), pp. 205-224. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91839 Date accessed: 25 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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TABLE I.
Warrants, Orders, Letters, Reports, Memorials, Petitions and Entries of minor importance.
1735–6.
Date.Description of Document or Entry.Substance of Document or Entry.Reference.
1735.
Dec. 22
Treasury warrant confirming articles of agreement between the King and Elizabeth Halloran, of St. Christopher, widow.For the purchase of 80 acres odd in Basse Terre quarter.Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 1–4.
1735–6.
Jan. 2
Petition to the Treasury from John Southard, of Totnes.Concerning duty on cider lost on board the “Golden Pippin,” Ambrose Taylor master.Reference Book X., p. 64.
Statement of Mrs. Winifred Jackson's case.Concerning several houses in Jermin Street and Market Lane, in St. James's Manor. 1½pages.Treasury Board Payers CCXCI. No. 2.
Jan. 6Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For the remittance to England of 9,079l. 7s. 6d., the 1735 pay of Lord Rothes' regiment on the Irish establishment serving at Gibraltar.Irish Book IX, p. 79.
Jan. 7Lord Harrington to the Treasury, dated from Whitehall.For the issue of 300l. to Robert Trevor for his equipage, and 40s. per day for his ordinary as Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to the States General, to date from 1735, Sept. 29th. Trevor's allowance as attendant on Horatio Walpole to cease from same date. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 3.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the Castle Garth, &c., in Newcastle, of which Col. George Lyddell prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Lyddell's petition.
Crown Lease Book III. p. 488.
Jan. 8Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of Marybone Park or manor to Thomas Gibson and John Jacob.
Prefixing:—Auditor's particular and memorandum, and ratal of same by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands, and entry of demise.
Ibid., pp. 490–3.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular or constat of the forest or chase of Kingswood, co. Gloucester, in which Onesiphorus Tyndal prays a lease of all mines and quarries.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report.
Ibid., pp. 493–4.
Jan. 8Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of the manor of Hempholme and other lands, &c., detailed, in Yorkshire, to Hugh Bethell, Esq.
Prefixing:—Au litor's particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book III. pp. 494–9.
Petition to the Treasury from Matthew Woodford, contractor for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.For 828l. for victualling said garrisons, 1735, Oct. 1 to Dec. 81.Reference Book X. p. 64.
Two memorials, (a) and (b), to same from Sir Richard Lane.Concerning the accounts of his bonds for salt duties, and his per contra debentures for salt exported. 2 and 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 5.
Jan. 9Petition to same from William, Lord Harrington.For lease of some cottages and encroachments upon the waste lands in Macclesfield, co. Chester, with liberty to dig for limestone, iron and lead.Crown Lease Book III. p. 458.
Jan.13Same to same from Thos. Heames, of London, merchant.For damage allowance on Denia raisins imported.Reference Book X., p. 64.
Representation to same from the Lords and others appointed to survey and inquire into the fees of the officers of the Courts of Justice in England and Wales.For allowances in account and for a suitable remuneration for their secretary, Joshua Sharpe. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Sharpe's accounts of disbursements in passing said several commissions. 2pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 6.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the 4s. per £ tax, ibid. George Dodington, a Lord of the Treasury, England, as Clerk of the Pells and Clerk of the Treasury of the Exchequer, Ireland.Irish Book IX., p. 80.
Jan. 15Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of 5 messuages in Market Lane and Jermyn Street, St. James's bailiwick, of which Henry Sams prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Sams' petition.
Crown Lease Book III. pp. 499–500.
Jan. 16Petition to the Treasury from Robert Waddilove.Concerning the prosecution against him for concealing part of the consideration money taken with an apprentice.Reference Book X. p. 64.
Memorial to same from Richard Coope, agent for the Island of St. Christopher.Concerning the form of conveyance of the French lands there to the respective purchasers.
Endorsed:—“Read before Mr. Coope, the 22nd January, 1735–6.” 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 7.
Jan. 19J. Scrope to Comptrollers of Army AccountsForwarding Thos. Revell's list, detailed, of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1735, Oct. 13 to Nov. 9.Letter Book XIX. p. 390.
Jan. 22Petition to same from the Verderers and Keepers of Dean Forest.Concerning repairs to the lodges; and as to the keepers' enclosures.Reference Book X. p. 65.
Statement certified by Thos. Dummer and John Halls.Of the debt of the Great Wardrobe to 1735, Christmas. 1 sheet.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 9.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.For the striking of tallies importing the payment of 2,276l. for the farm of Post fines by the Earl of Strafford, said fines having been answered by the sheriffs, detailed, direct to the King.
Prefixing: — Certificates by Robert Gardner, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 247–8.
J. Scrope to Mr. Paxton.With the letter from Kingsmill Eyre, secretary to the Commissioners for Chelsea Hospital, concerning forged vouchers for pension money.Letter Book XIX. p. 394.
Same to Mr. Greenly.Concerning the intestate estate of Robert Feilding, a bastard, late in Colonel Middleton's regiment of Foot.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of the manors of West Walton, Walsoken, Emneth, and Tilney, in Norfolk, to Martin Folks.
Prefixing: — Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 5–9.
Jan. 23Report to the Treasury from the Commissioners of Revenue, Ireland, dated Custom House, Dublin.On the petition of Robert Jones, concerning his costs in recovering for the Crown the Mount Kennedy estate, co. Wicklow. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Report to said Commissioners of Revenue from James Howison, solicitor, on same petition. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 10.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Excise.To subsist Sir Robert Rich's regiment of Dragoons in Berkshire.Letter Book XIX. p. 395.
Jan. 27Treasury warrant to Thos. Foley, an Auditor of Imprests.To allow in the accounts of John Eckersall, Receiver General of Customs, 437l. 12s. 4d. for the charges of paying into the Exchequer 1,560,284l. 5s. 7d. for customs anno 1734, and 327l. 19s. 2d. for fees on passing his accounts for same.
Prefixing:—Detailed statement of said payments into the Exchequer.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV, pp. 333–5.
Same to Stamp Commissioners.Approving the schedule of prices, detailed, for stamped paper, vellum, and parchment for 1736.Ibid., pp. 337–9.
J. Scrope to Auditor Lowndes.Concerning payment of balances due to late Mr. Wither, Surveyor General of Woods.Reference Book X. p. 395.
Edward Walpole to the Stamp Commissioners.Concerning Robert Waddilove's petition.Ibid., p. 396.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a piece of ground, called the Stable Yard, in old Spring Garden, near the north part of St. James's Park, of which Gerrard Smyth prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Smyth's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 9–10.
Same to same -For a constat of 5 messuages in Jermyn Street and St. James's Market, of which James Mallors prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above, and plan.
Ibid., pp. 12–13.
Treasury warrant confirming articles of agreement between the King and John Bourryeau, of St. Christopher.For the purchase of 45,042 square feet in Basse Terre town and 133 acres odd in Cabeca Terre quarter.Ibid., pp. 14–17, 17–21.
Jan. 29Petition to the Treasury from John Willis, of Tower Street, London, solicitor.For a reward for his discovery of a fraud on the Stamp revenues.Reference Book X. p. 65.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning some goods arrived for the Portuguese Envoy.Customs Book XIV. p. 156.
Same to Mr. Carkesse.Concerning the debt due to the Crown from Peter Carey, of Guernsey.Ibid.
Jan. 29Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, London.On the petition of Thos. Heames, of London, merchant, concerning damage to a cargo of Denia raisins. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Statement of opinion by J. Willes, Attorney General, on a case submitted concerning the above. 2 pages. (b) Heamee's petition with Treasury order of reference of date, 1735–6, January 13. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 11.
Petition to the same from George Crowle.For a lease of the manors of Barton, Barrow, and Goxhill.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 13.
Jan. 31J. Scrope to the Surveyor General and other officers of the Board of Works.For report on the petition of the Earl of Essex, Ranger of St. James's Park, concerning the repair of the opening in St. James's Park called the Parade; being much worn by the rebuilding of the Treasury Office now completing.
Prefixing:—Said petition.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 38.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To place John Symonds on the Customs Establishment, for 40l. per an., as searcher of Yarmouth port, loco Robert Marden.Customs Book XIV. p. 157.
Feb. 3J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.To adapt to the year 1736 the plate for printing Exchequer bills on malt.Letter Book XIX. p. 397.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the 4s. per £ tax, ibid. Henry Viscount Palmerston, as Chief Remembrancer of the Exchequer Court, Ireland; Thos. Copleston, as Clerk of the Quit Rents and Crown Rents, ibid.; Charles Stewart, Vice Admiral of the Navy; Col. Thos. Hatton, as Constable of Dublin Castle; Francis Fane, on a pension of 800l. per an.; Richard Egcumbe and Pattee, Viscount Torrington, as joint Vice Treasurer, Receiver, or Paymaster of Revenues, Ireland; Giles Earle and Robert Sawyer Herbert, Revenue Commissioners, ibid.; Henry, Earl of Grantham, on a pension of 1,500l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 81.
Same to William Steuart, Paymaster of Pensions.To insert on the establishment of pensions an increase of 50l. per an. to the pension of 50l. to Frederick William Pape, and a new pension of 50l. per an. to — Neubourg, all in consequence of the lapse by death of the pension of 100l. per an. to Henry Mark Teuto.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 134.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To take in at the Receipt of the Exchequer a loan from the Bank of England of 100,000l. on credit of the Salt duties.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 230.
Feb. 4Petition to the Treasury from Robert Douglas.For a lease of coal mines in Bebside and Cowpen, co. Northumberland.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 21.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the public debts at the Receipt of the Exchequer due or standing out 1735, Christmas, with the annual interest thereon.Letter Book XIX. p. 397.
Feb. 5Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thos. Revell's list, detailed, of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1735, Nov. 10 to Dec. 7.Ibid., p. 390.
Report to the Treasury from the Stamp Commissioners.On the petitions of Robert Waddilove and Wm. Haddon, concerning a premium given on apprenticeship. 2 pages.
Minuted
as under date 1736, Aug. 5, supra p. 181.
Appending:—(a) said petitions of Haddon and Waddilove, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1735–6, January 16. 2½ pages. (c) (d) Affidavits by Waddilove and Robert Cust. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 12.
J. Scrope to Mr. Carkesse.Concerning the sale of the shares in the Stour Navigation lately held by Cornelius Denn and Dean Cock.Customs Book XIV. p. 157.
Feb. 9Petition to the Treasury from John Gundry.For a discharge of his debt to the Crown for Excise, or to be allowed time.Reference Book X. p. 65.
Same to same from Herbert Mackworth.Concerning salt works near the sea-side and port of Neath, in Glamorganshire.Ibid.
Feb. 10Same to same from Henry Flitcroft, gent.For a building lease of a small piece of waste ground on which stand some small remains of an old house, part of the remains of the old Palace of Richmond, and late in possession of the Countess of Winchelsea.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 21.
Same to same from Uvedale Price, Esq.For an extension of lease of lands in Hereford, Worcester, and Huntingdon.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer, or his Deputy.For stay of process against John Sparrowe, late Receiver General of taxes for part of Suffolk, and his sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 165.
Same to Commissioners of Stamp Duties.To allow John Adams six months to pay the debt of John Adams, his father, distributor of stamps for Radnor county.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 335–6.
Same to sameFor further stay of process against Rice Vaughan and his sureties, as late collector of Wales, Middle Collection.Ibid., p. 336.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of a messuage in or near Pall Mall to John Taylor, LL.D., and Sarah and Eleanor Wakup.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin and English, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 24–8.
Same to same -For same of 6 messuages in Jermyn Street and the Haymarket to Henry Sams.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Ibid. pp. 28–30.
Thos. Brian to Charles Carkesse, dated [Customs] Solicitor's Office.Concerning the proceedings in the sale of the estates of Cornelius Denne and Dean Cock, being shares in the Stour Navigation. 2½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 13.
Petition to the Treasury from Nicholas and John Harris, of East Looe, Cornwall.For leave to bring in a bill for erecting a refinery of rock salt there.Reference Book X. p. 65.
Feb. 11Same to same from Vincent Underdown.Concerning Henry Wilkes's recognizance.Ibid.
Feb. 12Same to same from John and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for joining tallies in the Exchequer Court.For 311l. 14s. 11d., being the usual fees of 2s. per 1,000l. on 3,117,480l. 17s. 2d. paid into the Exchequer 1731, Christmas, to 1733, Christmas, by the Receiver General of Customs.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II p. 66.
J. Scrope to Mr. Paxton.To prosecute the persons in Hereford Gaol for a riot at Ledbury, Sept. 20 and 21.Letter Book XIX. p. 397.
Feb. 12Petition to the Treasury from Henry Coltman.For extension of lease of certain lands, part of the Manor of Hogsthorpe, Lincolnshire.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 22.
Feb. 16Petition to the Treasury from Henry Grubb, of Westminster, broker.For remission of the King's moiety of a fine of 53l. 11s 0d. for a corrupt bargain in taking 6s. for the loan of 2l. 2s. and 1l. 3s. 6d. for the loan of 15l.Reference Book X. p. 67.
Feb. 17J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For an account of seizures made or forfeitures incurred in Ireland by virtue of the Act 6 Geo. II.Irish Book IX. p. 82.
Petition to the Treasury from Sir Bibye Lake.For a clause in the year's land tax Act to compel the towns of Hertfordshire to repay him 418l. 15s. 4d. advanced by him into the Exchequer, on account of Mr. Peters, late Receiver General for that county.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 155.
Same to same from John Sallom, of Lancashire.Concerning the estate of his uncle, Gabriel Hesketh.Reference Book X. p. 66.
Feb. 17Report to the Treasury from the Salt Commissioners.On the petition of Nicholas and John Harris, of East Looe, Cornwall, merchants, praying leave to bring in a bill for the erection of a refinery of rock salt at East Looe. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1735–6, Feb. 10. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 15.
[After
Feb. 17]
Undated and unsigned answer to the above report.Of the Salt Commissioners of 1735–6, Feb. 17, on the petition of N. and J. Harris. 2 pages.Ibid., No. 16.
Feb. 18J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning goods on board the “Catherine,” from Calais, for the private use of Prince Cantimir, minister from the Czarina of Muscovy.Customs Book XIV. p. 158.
Feb. 20Same to sameFor extracts and copies of papers and accounts as by a previous letter of June 3 last.Letter Book XIX. p. 398.
Statement certified by Lord Hobart, Treasurer of His Majesty's Chamber.Of bills and warrants due in said office of the Chamber at Christmas, 1734. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 17.
Petition to the Treasury from Richard Dovey.For the reward of 140l. to Thos. Bassnott, for informing of Robert Waddilove's fraud in relation to money given with an apprentice.Reference Book X. p. 67.
Feb. 21Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 750,000l. in Exchequer bills on malt, 1736, as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 254.
Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Richardson.For his expenses in prosecuting Richard Dodd, late curate of West Wickham, Cambridge, of sodomitical practices.Reference Book X. p. 67.
Feb. 23Same to same from Robert Hay, collector of customs, Kirkcaldy.Concerning the theft of money from the Custom House there.North Britain Book XI. p. 384.
Same to same from the starch makers, indigo makers, perfumers, &c.Concerning the prejudice from the present high duty of 2d. per lb. on starch; pray its reduction to 1d. per lb.Reference Book X. p. 67.
Feb. 24Same to same from Thos. Leeke, of Shrewsbury, innholder.Concerning his prosecution for selling wine without licence as below.Ibid.
[After
Feb. 24]
Report from the Commissioners of Wine Licences to the Treasury.Concerning the petition of Thos. Leeke, of Shrewsbury, innholder, prosecuted for retailing wine without licence. 1½ pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1735–6, Feb. 24. 3 pages. (b) Leeke's affidavit. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 18.
[After
Feb. 25]
Petition to the Treasury from David Welch, smuggler.For relief from his imprisonment in Winchester Gaol. 1 page.
Appending:
— (a) Certificate of the minister et al. of Godshill and Whitwell. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 19.
Feb. 25J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the National Debt, provided or unprovided for, as it stood 1734, Dec. 31, and 1735, Dec. 31, and of the produce of the Sinking Fund, and the debts to the payment of which said fund has been applied.Letter Book XIX. p. 398.
Feb. 27Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To permit Mathe Anderson Gronhoff, merchant, of London, to export a bell to Oster-Risöer, in Norway.Customs Book XIV. p. 159.
J. Scrope to Mr. Paxton.To prosecute John Barclay for fraudulently receiving pension money for two dead Chelsea pensioners.Letter Book XIX. p. 398.
Same to same -To defend a prosecution brought against servants of Mr. Hinxman, woodward of New Forest, by George Nichols, Esq., of Brockenhurst, in Hampshire.Ibid., p. 399.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For liveries for the three under gamekeepers about Newmarket: to cost 75l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 39.
Same confirming a warrant from the Duke of Montagu to Lord Lynn.For the delivery to Thos. Cokayne, Secretary of the Order of the Bath, of a gold chain with an escutcheon, &c.: to cost 40l.Ibid.
Same confirming a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Lynn.For two silver trumpets for the 3rd Troop of Horse Guards, under the Earl of Albemarle.Ibid., p. 40.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer, or his Deputy.For stay of process against sureties of Jonathan Smart, late Receiver General of Taxes for Herts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 155.
[After
Feb.]
Brief list or narrative.Of notorious instances of riots and assaults by smugglers and of running great quantities of tea, &c., by force of arms. 15 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 20.
Mar. 2Petition to the Treasury from Symeon Hayward, merchant, of London.For reward for informations concerning customs frauds.Reference Book X. p. 79.
Statement of account certified by Chambre Lewis, Assistant Comptroller General, Salt Office, Edinburgh.Of debts to the King from the late collectors of the old duty on Scotch salt, and of bonds in process. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 21.
Memorial to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.For 1,500l. for his Majesty's law causes. 1 page.Ibid., No. 22.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General and other officers of the Board of Works.To execute works, detailed, in St. James's Park, at an estimate of 746l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 40.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of coal mines, &c., in the waste of the Manor of Macclesfield, of which William Lord Harrington prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Lord Harrington's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book IV. p. 31.
Mar. 3Petition to the Treasury from Brogden Poplett.Concerning his recognizances, for which he has been in the Fleet and Newgate for 4 years.Reference Book X. p. 68.
The Treasury to General Sabine.Notifying him of the contract with Thos. Revell, for rebuilding victualling storehouses at Gibraltar.Letter Book XIX. p. 399.
Mar. 3Treasury warrant to Excise Commissioners.To allow John Southard the Malt Duty of 4s. per hogshead on cyder lost at sea.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 342.
Same to the auditor or auditors concerned.To support a prosecution in Ireland concerning pension money at Chelsea Hospital.Ibid., pp. 344–5.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of a piece of ground near Spring Garden to Gerrard Smith.
Prefixing: — Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 33–5.
Same to sameFor same of the Opera House in the Haymarket, to Charles Vanbrugh, Esq.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Ibid. pp. 37–9.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of Tiddington Farm, co. Warwick, of which Thomas Brian prays a reversionary lease.Ibid., pp. 35–6.
Same to sameFor same of Coldstaple Farm, Sussex, of which Henry Hoar prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 39–40.
Same to William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To allow in the accounts of Wm. Steuart, Paymaster of Pensions, 954l. 4s. 10d. for expenses, 1734, Christmas, to 1735, Christmas.Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 258–9.
Mar. 4Petition to the Treasury from the Mayor and Burgesses of Newcastle.For a re-grant of the office of Tronor and Peisor of the town.Reference Book X. p. 68.
Same to same from Brigadier Joshua West, Barrack-master General of North Britain.For 1,136l. 7s. 10¼d. for incidents 1735, for barracks in North Britain.Ibid.
Same to same from Francis Chambers.For delivery of money recovered on the outlawry of Henry Bywater, of BedfordshireIbid.
Same to same from Thos. Mander.For same of same recovered on the outlawry of Richard Bythway, of Leintwerdine, co. Hereford.Ibid.
Mar. 6J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To giant the usual privileges to Monsieur Alt, private secretary from the King of Sweden, as Landgrave of Hesse Cassel.Letter Book XIX. p. 400.
Mar. 8Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Beceipt,To take in 200,000l. in loans on salt from the Bank of England.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 230.
Mar. 9Petition to the Treasury from Stephen Poyntz, Cashier of Excise.For 598l. 14s. 11d. on 2,597,608l. 15s. 11d. paid into the Exchequer anno 1735, as the produce of the Excise for that year.Reference Book X. p. 68.
Same to same from John Parish.For delivery of money levied on an outlawry of John Stocks, of Leake, co. Lincoln.Ibid.
Royal warrant to Henry Finch, Receiver of the Revenues of Minorca.Brigadier Philip Anstruther, Lieutenant Governor of Minorca, to have his allowance paid in England.King's Warrant Book XXXII pp. 127–8.
Mar. 11Treasury warrant to the Auditor and Officers of the Receipt.To innovate lost tallies for 60l. and 492l. on annuities 1704, for Conrade de Gols.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 20.
Same to Customs Commissioners.To release John Wrench, smuggler, from the Fleet.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 160–1.
Mar. 15Petition to the Treasury from Richard Roberts.For discharge of his forfeited recognizances.Reference Book X. p. 69.
Mar. 16J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the baggage of the Envoy Extraordinary from the Duke of Lorraine.Customs Book XIV. p. 161.
[?]Same to same -Leave of absence to Samuel Jeak, collector of customs, Rye port.Ibid., p. 162.
Mar. 16J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.Concerning Mr. Dawson's application for detaining a moiety of 1,333l. 6s. 8d. per an. assigned by the late Duke of Cleveland out of his pension.Letter Book XIX. p. 400.
Mar. 18Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.For repairs and alterations in enclosures, detailed, in Dean Forest.
Prefixing:—Whitworth's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 313–4.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the 4s. per £ tax ibid. Major General James Tyrrel, as Brigadier General on the Irish establishment; Colonels Charles Lord Cathcart, John Ligonière, John Moyle, Thos. Paget, Francis Earl of Effingham, Thomas Howard, Phineas Bowles, Sir Adolphus Oughton, Henry Hawley, George Earl of Orkney, Richard Sutton; also Thomas Viscount Shannon, as Commander-in-Chief of the Forces in Ireland, and Pattee Viscount Torrington, on a pension of 600l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 81.
Treasury warrant to Excise Commissioners.To permit Stephen Child et al, merchants, to reduce imported brandy to proof.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 345–6.
Copies attested by Mansell Frank, Deputy Secretary of St. Christopher.Of papers relating to the petition of Wm. Pym Burt, of said island, concerning the intestate estate of Barnadiston Soley. 4 sheets.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 23.
Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties, detailed, of Edward Hooker, as Receiver General of the county of Southampton, and those of other Receivers General named.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 156–7.
Mar. 19Statement of account certified by John Oxenford, Assistant Inspector General.Of the quantity of tea exported 1735, Christmas, to 1736, Christmas, 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 25.
Mar. 22Petition to the Treasury from James Philips, tenant of Lyndhurst Manor, New Forest.For remission of his fine for endeavouring to prevent the making a pound breach upon the customary drifts of swine in that manor, the prosecution for which he attributes to having voted contrary to the Duke of Bolton's interest.Reference Book X. p. 69.
Mar. 23J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With Thos. Revell's account for victualling men, detailed, at Gibraltar, 1735–6, Jan. 5 to Feb. 1.Letter Book XIX. p. 401.
Mar. 24Petition to the Treasury from Sherman Godfrey.Concerning the loss of a cask of arrack, through the late rapid high tide.Reference Book X. p. 69.
Same to same from James Gough, Catherine his wife, and Thomas Wise.Concerning the intestate estate of Mary Nichols, heiress of Richard Hickman.Ibid.
Same to same from John Falconar.For remission of interest on tobacco bonds.Ibid., p. 70.
1736.
Mar. 25
Same to same from Sir Richard Lane.Stating his case relating to salt bonds.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To defray out of wood sales the charges of repairs and allowances at Hampton Court House Park.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 349.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To permit Edmund Proudfoot et al. to reduce rum and brandy to proof.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid., pp. 350–1.
Same to same - -To allow to Stephen Poyntz, Receiver General of Excise, 598l. 14s. 11d. for carrying to the Exchequer 2,597,680l. 15s. 11d. for excise 1734, June 24, to 1785, June 18.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 351–2.
Mar. 25Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £ ibid. Brigadier John Cope, as colonel of a regiment, ibid.; Col. Stephen Cornwallis; John Viscount Galway, as a Revenue Commissioner, ibid.; Edward Thompson, as same.Irish Book IX, p. 83.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of Tiddington Farm to Thos. Brian, Esq.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 40–3.
Same to same -For same of 5 houses in Jermyn Street and St. James' Market Place to James Mallors.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, plan, and demise.
Ibid., pp, 43–5.
Mar. 26Treasury dormant warrant to the principal officers and Commissioners of the Navy.To make forth and meet navy bills for the value of timber delivered to the Navy by the Woodward of New Forest, and for 147l. 12s.d. for such timber delivered to Owen Sutherland, purveyor of His Majesty's Dock, Portsmouth.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 346–8.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the deficiency at 1736, March 25, of the Malt Duties for 1734, and required to be made good out of the supplies 1736.Letter Book XIX. p. 401.
Mar. 27Royal warrant to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the accounts, detailed, of the Great Wardrobe for year ended 1733, Michaelmas, notwithstanding their exceeding the yearly allowance of 13,000l. by a further 14,339l. 0s.d.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 141–2.
[Before
Mar. 29]
Notes of a memorial to the Treasury from Sir Jasper Cullum and John Cullum, his son and heir.Offering 450l. for about 24 shares of the River Stour Navigation, from Sudbury to Manningtree, in possession of the Crown under extents against Cornelius Denne and Deane Cock. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 27.
Mar. 29Memorial to same from same.Offering 600l. for the Crown title to aforesaid shares.Ibid., No. 28.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of 8 houses in Jermyn Street and Piccadilly, of which Henry Titchbourne prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Titchbourne's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. p. 47.
Petition to the Treasury from Herbert Mackworth.Concerning the erecting a salt refinery at Neath, in Glamorganshire.Reference Book X. p. 70.
Mar. 31Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To issue and apply the 1736 Lady Day quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income and charge thereon.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 269–70.
Same to sameFor same for same quarter's income of the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 285–6.
Same to sameTo take in at the Exchequer 150,000l. in loans on malt, 1736, from the executors of the Duke of Marlborough, to rank in course after 450,000l. on same.Ibid., p. 254.
The Duke of Grafton, Lord Chamberlain, to the Treasury.For the issue of 500l. to Count du Hautoy, envoy from the Duke of Lorraine, who has had his audience of leave to return home. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 29.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Salt Duties.Concerning Sir Richard Lane's memorial as to his salt debentures.Letter Book XIX. p. 400.
Petition to the Treasury from Alexander Midleton, postmaster of Aberdeen.Concerning the debt to the Crown from his late clerk, Alexander Catto.North Britian Book XI. p. 390
April 1J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning Sir Jasper Cullum's and John Cullum's offer for shares in the Stour Navigation.Letter Book XIX. p. 402.
Same to sameConcerning the form of the account of duties on spirits and brandies imported 1726 to 1733 and 1735.Ibid., p. 403.
Report to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.On the petition of John Parrish as to a debt to him from John Stocks, of Leake, co. Lincoln, shopkeeper. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1735–6, March 9. 1½ pages.
(b) Certificate of the case by C. Eyre. 1 page.
(c) Parrish's affidavit. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 30.
April 2J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Transmitting from Mr. Stone, secretary to the Duke of Newcastle, a letter from the Abbé Paretti, Resident from the Duke of Modena.Customs Book XIV. p. 165.
Treasury warrant to the Woodward and officers of New Forest.To fell timber to the value of 300l. for 1 year's wages to keepers, &c., of said forest.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 290.
Report to the Treasury from the Board of Greencloth, dated at St. James's.On Wm. Rollinson's memorial for compensation for his dismissal from the position of supplying wine to the Royal Household. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 31.
April 3Memorial to same from Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes.For the issue of the 1736 Lady Day quarter's expense, detailed, of the Office of Robes. 1 page.Ibid., No. 32.
April 5Benjamin Keene, to the Duke of Newcastle, dated from Madrid.Requesting payment of a bill of 500l. to the order of Mr. Wace. 1 age.Ibid., No. 33.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of waste lands, and coal, copper, and other mines in Macclesfield, Cheshire, to William Lord Harrington.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 47–54.
April 6Petition to the Treasury from John Wrangham.For lease of certain messuages, &c, in St. Giles in the Fields.Ibid., p. 22.
Royal sign manual to the Clerk of the Signet attending.To prepare a bill to pass the Privy Seal empowering the Treasury to appoint Receivers General of Land Tax, 1736.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 159.
Royal warrant to William Steuart, Paymaster of Pensions.Establishing on the list of pensions a pension of 40l. per an. to Denise Gougean, same having been formerly paid by De la Motte Blagny and since by said Steuart.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 144.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.To prepare plates for printing off Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1736.Letter Book XIX. p. 403.
[Before
April 7]
Petition to the Treasury from Julian Brown.Concerning his reward for turning evidence against Reithock, Cambell and others.
Minuted as under April 7, supra p. 165. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 34.
April 7Treasury warrant to Thos. Foley and William Benson, Auditors of Imprests.To allow 107l. 2s. 10d. for incidents 1735–6 in the accounts of the Paymasters of Exchequer Bills.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 356.
Same to the Attorney General.For a noli prosequi against the estate of Joseph Brooksbank.
Prefixing:—Excise Commissioners' report.
Ibid., p. 357.
[?]Same to John Shepherd, administrator for the Crown of the estate of Anthon Chion, alias Sion.To allow Lieut.-Col. La Bastie 74l. out of Chion's estate.Ibid., pp. 368–9.
April 7
[wrongly
dated
1735]
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Allen, commander of the “Princess Ann” sloop.North Britain Book XI. p. 409
[Before
April 8]
Petition to the Treasury from the Provost, Baillies, Councillors, and Corporation of the burgh of Aberdeen.For a grant of the tythes of the parish of St. Nicholas for the support of the ministry. 2 pages.Ibid., p. 433. Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 35.
April 12Same to same from Humphry Edwin, Esq.For a lease of some messuages and tenements in the manor and bailiwick of Westminster.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 22.
April 13Petition to same from John Airey and George Billings.Concerning sale of the estate of Thos. Billings, one of Mr. Wilkinson's sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 157.
Report to same from the Salt Commissioners.On Sir Richard Lane's case concerning debentures for salt landed in Ireland. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) A list of bonds of Sir Richard Lane and others given for duties on salt and outstanding at 1736, April 6. 2 pages.
(b) Same of debentures for salt exported and other allowances claimed by Lane by his case, dated 1735–6, January 5, with the sums to be allowed by said Commissioners therefor. 5 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 36.
[After
April 13]
Abridgment of memorial to same from Sir Richard Lane.Containing his reply to the Salt Commismissioners' report of 1736, April 13, concerning Lane's debentures. 2 pages.Ibid., No. 37.
April 14Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To renew a lost annuity order in the name of Samuel Tyssen.
Prefixing:—Tyssen's affidavit.
Order Book XVI. pp. 200–1.
[?]J. Scrope [to Customs Commissioners, Scotland].Leave of absence to James Murray, Receiver General and cashier of said Revenues.North Britain Book XI. p. 409.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To defray repairs, detailed, in Windsor Great Park out of wood sales.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 359–61.
Same to same -For same, detailed, at Bushey Park and Salcey Forest.Ibid., pp. 363–4.
April 15Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of the manor and rectory of Wiscot in Barrow, co. Lincoln, of which George Crowle prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Crowle's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 54–7.
Same to same - -For same of the 3 hundreds of Newport, in Bucks, called Bonestou, Moulesho and Segelai, of which Edward Earl of Oxford prays a grant to Thomas Duke of Leeds.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 57–8.
Same to Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of the agistment, herbage, pannage, &c., in the forest of Mara and Mondren, alias Mondrem, Cheshire, to James Cholmondeley and Penelope, his wife.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Ibid., pp. 58–60.
Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Lords of the Treasury,For a gift to pass the Privy Seal of Scotland of the taxtward, relief and non-entry duties and casualties of marriage to Sir Robert Menzies of Menzies, oat of his lands, detailed.North Britain Book XI. 416–8
April 15Royal warrant to the clerks of the Greencloth and the King's Clerks Comptrollers there.To discharge Wm. Rollinson of 1.000l. paid to him as purveyor of wines to the Royal Household by James Cockburn, storekeeper of royal wines.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 146–7.
April 16J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the baggage of Baron de Voit, envoy to his Majesty from Anspach.Customs Book XIV. p. 165.
April 19Petition to the Treasury from Lewis Way, Esq.For extension of lease of the house called the Garden Gatehouse, or Trumpeter's House, with its gardens, &c., in the Palace of Richmond.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 23.
Same to same from John Holbech,For a lease of some old ruinous lodgings in a narrow passage leading from Scotland Yard to Killigrew Court, Whitehall.Ibid.
April 20J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Forwarding a letter containing proposals for better securing the duties on calicoes with respect to the drawbacks.Customs Book XIV. p. 166.
Petition to the Treasury from John Edwin, Esq.For a lease of several old messuages in the manor and bailiwick of Westminster.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 23.
Same to same from the Duchess of Buckingham.Concerning the alum works on the late Duke's estate of Mulgrave and Seaton manors.Ibid., pp. 61–2.
Same to same from Zachary Harnage More, of Lofthouse, co. York.For a lease of the above-said alum mines, as adjoining his own.Ibid., pp. 62–3.
April 21Same to same from Six Peter Halket, of Pitfirrane.Concerning the demand of bonds for coal duty on his colliery, in Scotland, which time out of mind has paid no duty.North Britain Book XI. p. 419.
Same to same from Andrew, Master of Rollo.For a gift of the forfeiture imposed in 1715 on Robert Lord Rollo, for non-appearance in Edinbugh.Ibid., p. 420,
Same to same from Richard Howard.Concerning his forfeited recognizances.Reference Book X. p. 71.
[?]Same to same from Matthew Woodford, contractor for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.For 819l. for victualling said garrisons, 1735–6, January 1, to 1736, March 31.Ibid.
April 29J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Langdale Sunderland, a surveyor of customs, Newcastle port.Customs Book XIV. p. 167.
Treasury warrant to same.To allow Captain Ash, of the Customs sloop stationed between Exeter and the Lands End, his charges in prosecuting the “Happy Return.”
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid., pp. 167–8.
April 30J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the moneys paid into the Exchequer from the land revenues of the Principality of Wales since his Majesty's accession.Letter Book XIX, p. 403.
Same to Auditor Farrington.For same of income of same land revenues for 4 years past, with the charge thereon, &c.Ibid., p, 404.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To subsist Sir Robert Rich's regiment of Dragoons in Gloucester and Hereford.Ibid.
Same to same -For the like for Lord Mark Kerr's regiment.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 200,000l. in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1736, as so much cash in the office of Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 292.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £ ibid. Paul Whichcote, Groom of the Removing Wardrobe, as Clerk of the Crown and Clerk of the Peace of the Province of Leinster.Irish Book IX. p. 83.
May 3Petition to the Treasury from the Duke of Grafton, Warden of Whittlewood Forest in Northamptonshire.For repairs at the lodges, ringmounds, and roads in said forest.Reference Book X. p. 71.
Same to same from William Rickman, of Portsmouth.Concerning the arrest of beaver skins in the “Penelope” schooner, being imported from Gibraltar and not directly from America.Ibid.
J. Scrope to the King's Printers.To deliver to the Secretary at War 500 copies of the Articles of War and the Mutiny Act.Letter Book XIX p. 404.
May 5Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyor General.On the memorial of the Duchess of Buckinghamshire concerning the manors of Mulgrave and Seaton and the alum works there. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said memorial with Treasury order of reference dated 1736, April 20. 3½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. NO. 39.
May 6J. Scrope to the Attorney General.Concerning Win. Dawson's petition, as executor of Lady Barbara Fitz Roy, as to the Duke of Cleveland's annuity.Letter Book XIX. pp. 404–5.
May 10Petition to the Treasury from John Warren.For a reversionary lease of houses in Eagle Street, Piccadilly, and Jermyn Street.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 23.
May 11Report to the Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, John Bowes, respectively Attorney and Solicitor General of Ireland.On the petition of Ann Baker, grand-daughter to Col. Henry Baker, deceased, from Robert Jocelyn and late Governor of Londonderry, concerning the attainted estate of George Gernon. 2½ pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 41.
May 12Same to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.On the petition of James Lee, of Derby, co. Derby, concerning his brother, Samuel Lee's estate. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1734, March 26.
(b) James Lee's affidavit. 1 page.
Ibid., No. 42.
Treasury warrant [to Excise Commissioners].To allow Sherman Godfrey the duty on arrack lost by the overflowing of the tide into his warehouse.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 368.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of the old Castle of the town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the site and herbage of said castle and its rights, members, privileges, &c., to Col. George Lyddal.
Prefixing:—Particulars, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 66–75.
May 13J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To permit surplus wine from Lisbon, on board his Majesty's ships, to be distributed for the victualing of other ships.Letter Book XIX. p. 405.
May 14Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the 4s. per £ tax ibid. Henry William Lawman and Herman Hobourg, on their pensions of 1,000l. per an. each.Irish Book IX. p. 83.
May 17Petition to the Treasury from Stewart Threpland.For a grant of the right of fishing salmon on a branch of the Tay so far as it runs on his own grounds.North Britain Book XI. p. 426.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To stay proceedings against William Terry, of London, merchant.
Prefixing:—Terry's petition and affidavit.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 171–2.
May 18Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell, contractor for victualling Gibraltar.For 455l. 9s.d. for insurance of provisions of said garrison, 1734–5, Feb 3, to 1735–6, Feb. 1, and 128l. 16s. 3d for hire of extra magazines.Reference Book X. p. 72.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To attend at Baron Hattorff's lodgings, at St. James's, to seal up his baggage for Hanover, whither he is to attend his Majesty.Customs Book XIV. p. 169.
Same to sameLeave of absence to Mr. Pringle, Registrar General of all trading ships belonging to Great Britain.Ibid.
Same to sameTo attend at Lord Harrington's office to seal up the baggage of such persons as are to attend the King abroad for the affairs of the office of Secretary of State.Ibid.
Royal warrant to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in the accounts of Henry Pelham, Paymaster General of the Forces, 2,598l. 15s. for bounty money and sword money for the disbanded men on the reduction of the forces in 1734.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 161.
The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury.For an extraordinary advance of 2.000l for the messengers, in consequence of his Majesty's journey to Hanover. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 44.
May 19The Duke of Grafton, Lord Chamberlain, to same.For the issue of £350 to Signior Imberti, Resident from Venice, who has had his audience of leave to return home. 1 page.Ibid., No. 45.
May 20Report to the Treasury from T.Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.On the petition of the officers of the German Reformed Protestant Church in the Savoy for a lease of a house situate in part under their Church, and from which they receive annoyance. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with Treasury order of reference, dated 1736, April 13. 1½ pages.
Ibid., No. 46.
May 24Petition to same from Thomas Sanders.Concerning his prosecution for selling cards.Reference Book X. p. 72.
May 25Same to same from Roger Williams.For extension of lease of a piece of ground in St. James's Street.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 63.
May 27Same to same from Dison Green, et al.For proclamation reward for apprehending Paul Jones.Reference Book X. p. 72.
Petition to the Treasury from John Wickliffe.Representing the necessity of stationing a supervisor of the riding officers for the wool business at Chichester.Ibid.
J. Scrope to the Taxes Commissioners.To attend the Treasury with full accounts of the various Receivers General, with a view to their re-appointment for this year's land tax.Letter Book XIX. p. 406.
May 31Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Clarke.For extension of lease of a fishing called Tadpole, in Berks, a house in Sarum, and the tithes of hemp and flax in Weston and Pinchbeck, co. Lincoln, and Holt Castle, in Denbigh.Crown Lease Book. IV. p.63
June 1Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To take into the Exchequer 100,000l. in loans on land tax, 1736.Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 295–6.
Statement of account by Nathaniel Butterfield, Treasurer of the Bermudas, dated 1735, Nov. 13, and attested 1736, June 1, before John Pitt, Lieut-Governor, &c., there.Of the Liquor Tax in said Islands, 1734, December, to 1735, November 13 7 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 48.
June 2Petition to the Treasury from George Osmond.Concerning the effects in Holland and Flanders of Samuel Burridge, late Receiver General of part of Devon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 158.
Same to same from Stephen Cooke, of Leighton Buzzard, et al, detailed.To be appointed Receivers General of Land Tax for 1736 for the county of Bedford and other counties, detailed, respectively; and proposing sureties.Ibid., pp. 159–63.
June 3Same to the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom, from the Royal Africa Company.For the issue of the 10,000l. as aid for maintenance of forts, &c., on coast of Africa, “this being the time for providing and sending out the necessary recruits and supplies.” 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI No. 49.
Royal warrant by the Queen as Guardian, &c., to the Lords of the Treasury.Cancelling as from Christmas last the annuity of 1,000l. per an. to Thomas Lord Paget, as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber, said Lord Paget being in an ill state of health and unable to perform his service.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 174–5.
Money Book XXXVIII. p. 312.
June 4J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.Enclosing a note of persons desiring to contribute to the 600,000l. 3 % loan.Letter Book XIX. p. 407.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To subsist Brigadier Montagu's regiment of Foot at Exeter and Cornwall.Ibid.
June 6Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To renew a lost annuity order or survivorship, No. 2,549, in the name of Joseph Lockwood, of St. John's, Wapping.
Prefixing:—Lockwood's affidavit.
Order Book XVI. pp. 213–4.
June 7Petition to the Treasury from George Amherst.Concerning duty on hops lost in coast transit.Reference Book X. p. 72.
Report to same from P. Medows and Viscount Midleton, Comptrollers of Army Accounts.On Thomas Cowper's petition concerning Lord Hinchingbroke's assignments for clothing his regiment in 1718. 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 50.
June 8J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.For an account of the net produce of the Malt Duty 1733, June 24, to 1734, June 24, and of the deficiency or surplus on same for the following year.North Britain Book XI. p. 426.
Petition to the Treasury from Sir Arthur Forbes.For relief from the arrears of Blench dues out of the baronies of O'neil and Logie Fintry, part of the Abbey of Lindores.Ibid., p. 434.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To defray works and repairs, detailed, in Windsor Forest, out of wood sales.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 369–70.
Same to sameFor same, detailed, to Whittlewood Forest and New Lodge Walk, in Windsor Forest.Ibid., pp. 370–2.
Petition to the Treasury from Sir George Wynne.Concerning the royalty of a tenth on the mines of copper, lead, and coal on his lands in the lordship of Denbigh.Reference Book X. pp. 72–3.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General and other officers of the Board of Works.To execute repairs, detailed, at the Earl of Leicester's apartments in the Tower, at an estimate of 272l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 46.
Same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the provision of furniture, detailed, to the Clerk of his Majesty's Robes and Wardrobes, at an estimate of 37l.Ibid.
June 9Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of Coldstaple farm, Sussex, to Henry Hoar.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 83–6.
Same to sameFor same of the three Hundreds of Newport, co. Bucks, to Thomas Duke of Leeds.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 88–91.
June 9Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of the office of Feodary of the Honour of Richmond, in four counties, of which Bennet Alexander Bennet prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Bennet's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 86–8.
Petition to the Treasury from the Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt.Concerning the flooding of his house by the high tides, and the consequent illness and necessity of raising the floor and draining.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 46.
June 10Gilbert Fleming and John Willett to [John Scrope], dated from St. Christopher.Concerning their proceedings in executing the conveyances for the purchase of French lands in said island. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 51.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Roger Barnston, coast waiter at Portsmouth.Customs Book XIV. p. 173.
Petition to the Treasury from Esther Allgood, executrix to Lancelot Allgood.For payment of money recovered on the outlawry of Henry Smith, of Northumberland.Reference Book X. p. 75.
J. Scrope to Mr. Herbert, a Revenue Commissioner, Ireland.To repair to his place in Ireland, in view of the death of Mr. Harrison, a Revenue Commissioner there.Irish Book IX. p. 87.
June 17Treasury warrant to Excise Commissioners.For further stay of process against Rice Vaughan and his sureties.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 372.
Same to same - -To repay Land Tax, 1736, to Excise officers of under 100l. salary.
Prefixing: — Said Commissioners' memorial.
Ibid. p. 373.
Same to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To execute repairs, detailed, at Carisbrooke Castle.Ibid., pp. 375–6.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of 8 messuages in Piccadilly and Jermyn Street to Henry Titchbourne.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 92–4.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of 6 messuages in Eagle Street, Piccadilly, and Jermyn Street, of which John Warren prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Warren's petition.
Ibid., pp. 94–5.
Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., to Wm. Steuart, Paymaster of Pensions.For the pension of 400l. per an. lately paid to Stafford Pleydell, lately deceased, to be paid to Ambrose Payne.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 185.
Same by sameFor letters to pass the Privy Seal of Scotland for a grant to Thomas Forbes, of Echt, of the revenues and teinds belonging to several chaplainries, prebends, and altarages in the bishoprics of Ross, Caithness, Moray, and Dunkeld, now in the Royal gift by the death of Alexander Duff, of Drummuir.North Britain Book XI pp. 435–7.
Same by same to Thos. Foley and William Benson, Auditors of Imprests.To pass the accounts, detailed, of the Paymaster of the Works for the year ended 1733, Dec. 31, notwithstanding its exceeding the allowance of 14,400l. per an. by the sum of 48,570l. 19s. 11¼d.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp.187–9.
Thos. Revell to John Scrope.Concerning the estimate for the additions and improvements proposed by Lieut. General Sabine to be made to the new victualling store-houses now erecting at Gibraltar, 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 52.
June 18Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To defray cost of works, detailed, in Richmond New Park out of wood sales.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 374–5.
June 19Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Lowndes.Concerning his quarrel at the Treasury Office with Mr. Frecker. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Affidavit by Hugh Watson, 1736, June 19. ½ page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 53.
June 21Memorial to came from the Board of Works, WhitehallConcerning proposed alterations, detailed, at the Stables and Greencloth Court, St. James's, for the accommodation of the Prince of Wales's family, &c. 1 page.Ibid., No. 54.
June 22Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the provision of furniture for the “William and Mary” yacht, appointed to bring over the Princess of Saxe Gotha: at an estimate of 74l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 47.
Same for sameFor same for St. James's, for the Prince of Wales, &c., at an estimate of 3,556l.Ibid., pp. 47–9.
June 22
and
later.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his deputy,To take the sureties of the various Receivers General, detailed, of Land Tax, 1736.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 164–7.
June 22J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thomas Revell's list of men, detailed, victualled at Gibraltar, 1736, March 29 to April 25.Letter Book XIX. p. 410.
Petition to the Treasury from Dame Henrietta Vanbrugh, executrix of Sir John Vanbrugh.For extension of her lease interest in a messuage on a piece of ground in Whitehall, and in the Haymarket Theatre.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 63.
Same to same from John Lamb.For a lease of some land in Bye formerly in possession of the Bailiff of Rye.Ibid., p. 64.
June 23Warrant by the Queen as Guardian of the Kingdom.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, Rudolph de Sporcke, on his pension of 1,000l. per an. on that establishment.Irish Book IX. pp. 4–5.
June 24Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of 2 houses in Duke Street, St. James's, of which Anne Benning prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Benning's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 96–7.
Same to Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of 2 parcels of ground in Piccadilly, with 6 messuages in St. James's bailiwick, to John Warren, his Majesty's apothecary.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, plan, and demise.
Ibid., pp. 97–100.
J. Scrope to Excise Commismissioners.To take William Poyntz's security as Receiver General of Excise Revenues, loco the Right Hon. Stephen Poyntz.Letter Book XIX. p. 409.
Treasury instructions to Zachary Chambers and Mr. Burward.For surveying the estate of the late Duke of Buckingham.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 376–8.
Petition to the Treasury from Elizabeth Horwell.For extension of lease of some old houses in the Liberty of Westminster.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 64.
J. Scrope to the Clerk of the Council in Waiting and Mr. Carkesse.Concerning the debt to the Crown from Peter Carey.Customs Book XIV. p. 174.
June 25Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Morley.To be continued tenant in a house in the Savoy precincts, late in the possession of the Earl of Carnarvon, and two other tenements.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 64.
June 25Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease to John Peachy of lands, &c. in Southampton, seized under extent from Robert Hobbs.
Appending:—Demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. p. 131.
The Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated from Whitehall.For an additional salary of 133l. 6s. 8d. to be inserted on the Civil establishment of Ireland for Henry Cope, Physician to his Majesty's state there. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 58.
Same to same:For the proper instrument to effect a surrender of the office of Register of the memorials of all deeds, &c. of any honours, lands, &c. in Ireland, from Arthur Hill and Laurence Brodrick, and for the re-grant of same to said Arthur Hill. 2 pages.Ibid., No. 59.
Same to sameFor the proper instrument for placing John Plukenet on the military establishment of Ireland for half-pay as a reduced Captain of Foot. 1 page.Ibid., No. 60.
Same to sameFor same for a pension of 200l. per an. on the Civil establishment of Ireland for Henry St. Lawrence. 1 page.Ibid., No. 61.
Same to sameFor same for placing Captain John Folliot on the military establishment of Ireland for half-pay, as a reduced Captain of Horse. 1 page.Ibid., No. 62.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to William Lindsey, searcher, of Antigua.Customs Book XIV. pp. 173, 179.
June 28Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., to John Willes, Esq., Attorney General.For the Sheriffs of Middlesex to deliver to Mary Buck 86l. 0s. 8d. recovered on the outlawry of James Penne, late of Westminster, yeoman.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 197.
Same by same to same.For the Sheriff of Lincoln to deliver to John Parrish 60l. recovered on the outlawry of John Stocks, of Leake.Ibid., pp. 192–3.
Same by same to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £ ibid. Charles Delafaye, as taster of all wines and other liquors and surveyor of the outports and defects of the same, Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 88.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of a messuage in St. James's Street, of which Roger Williams, vintner, prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Williams's petition, and plan.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 101–2.
Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., signifying his Majesty's pleasure for letters patents.Granting the German Church in the Savoy licence to enjoy a house there, described, in the possession of James Feltham, during pleasure, for the purposes of a vestry, &c.Ibid., pp. 103–4.
June 29Same by same to Wm. Steuart, Paymaster of Pensions.For the pension of 201. per an. lately payable to Marie du Charle, deceased, to be paid to Martha Goudet, widow, from 1736, June 24.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 190.
Same by same [to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland].To place Captain John Folliot and Captain Plukenet on the establishment of half-pay, Ireland.Irish Book IX. pp. 91–2.
Same to sameTo defray the expense of the additional buildings to complete the powder magazine in Phoenix Park out of the revenues of Ireland.Ibid., p. 93.
June 29Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To cancel the 1,006l. 4s. 5d. per an. placed on the military establishment of Ireland in aid of the deficit fund of Kilmainham Hospital.Irish Book IX. pp. 93–4.
Treasury warrant to John Willes, Esq., Attorney General.Matthew Oakley, of the parish of Christ Church, Middlesex, to be discharged of an estreated recognizance.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 379.
Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom, to Thos. Foley and William Benson, Auditors of Imprests.To pass the accounts, detailed, of the Paymaster of the Works for the year ended 1734, Dec. 31, notwithstanding their exceeding the allowance of 14,400l. per an by the sum of 36,170l. 9s. 11¼d.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 194–6.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning establishing a Customs sloop at Seaford.Customs Book XIV. p 175.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To issue and apply the 1736 Midsummer quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income and charges thereon.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 325–6.
Same to sameFor same for the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 329–30.
The Duchess of Buckingham to [? Sir Robert Walpole], dated from Calais.Pressing for payment from the Treasury of sums due to her steward for alum, her affairs being very much changed for the worse every way. 4 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCI. No. 64.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of the site of the Manor of Wiscot in Barrow, Lincolnshire, the Rectory of Barrow, the office of Steward of the Manors of Barton, Barrow, and Goxhill, and certain properties, de- tailed, in Barton, Barrow, and Goxhill, to George Crowle, Esq.
Prefixing:—Constats in Latin and English, memorandums, particular, ratals, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 104–112.
June 30J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Forwarding Sir Warren Crosbie's petition concerning concealed lands in Kerry.Irish Book IX. p. 92.
Same to Townsend Andrews.Concerning Maynard Guerin's security as agent to the four Independent Companies at New York.Letter Book XIX. p. 410