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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1736, July-December', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 3: 1735-1738 (1900), pp. 224-238. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91840 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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1736, July–December

July 1Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his Deputy.For stay of prosecution against the sureties of Langley Bankes, late Receiver General of Land Tax, &c., for part of Lincoln.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 173.
Same to John Airey.To convey to George Billings the estate of Thomas Billings for 500l.
Prefixing:
—Taxes Commissioners' report, dated 1736, April 22, and particular of said estate.
Ibid., pp. 174–79.
J. Scrope to the Clerk of the Council in Waiting.Forwarding the Customs Commissioners' memorial concerning the late Act of Indemnity.Customs Book XIV. p. 176.
Same to Customs Commissioners.To permit Jonathan Burward, an undersearcher, London port, to spend a year in Holland, to perfect himself for his business in every part of accounts and the necessary languages.
Prefixing:—Burward's petition.
Ibid., pp. 177, 190.
Same to same -Concerning the petition of merchants trading with the Sugar Colonies, as to rum imported.Letter Book XIX. p. 411.
Petition to the Treasury from merchants, importers of rum.To be permitted to put their goods into warehouse and pay duty as sold.Reference Book X. p. 73.
July 1Petition to the Treasury from Godhard Hagen and Abraham Boetefeur.For leave to export two bales of mohair yarn imported by mistake from the Straits and stopped at the Custom House.Reference Book X. p. 74.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Lowndes.To make forth a debenture on the Receivers General of land revenues of the Crown for 393l. 9s. 4d. to Peter Toovey, overpaid by him in account as Receiver General of land revenues for Warwick.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 380.
Same to John Willes, Esq., Attorney General.To discharge Peter Howard, of St. Giles's, Middlesex, of several estreated recognizances.Ibid., p. 382.
Same to the Customs Commissioners residing in Scotland.To constitute Newburgh a creek or quay of the port of Perth.North Britain Book XI. pp. 439–40.
Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom.To pass Henry Berkeley's and James Lumley's account, detailed, of the extraordinaries of the Stables for 1 year ended 1734, Dec. 31, with allowance of the balance.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 198–9.
Treasury warrant to Stamp Commissioners.To refund Land Tax 1736 to Stamp officers of under 100l. per an. salary.
Prefixing: — Stamp Commissioners' memorial.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 350–1.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To make good the deficiencies of salary from the wool licences for year ending 1736, June 22.Irish Book IX. p. 38.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of a house in St. James's Street to Roger Williams.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 113–5.
Same to same -For same of the office of Feodary and bailiff of the Honour of Richmond, and the Liberty of said Honour in Cambridge, Suffolk, Herts, and Essex, to Bennet Alexander Bennett.
Prefixing: — Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Ibid., pp. 115–120.
Same to same -For same of lead and other mines in Gloucestershire (except royal mines), in the forest or chace of Kingswood, to Onesiphorus Tyndal.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Ibid., pp. 420–2.
The Treasury to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Forwarding the Earl of Arran's memorial concerning renewing the lease of Prizage and Butlerage, in Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 90.
July 3Same to Customs Commissioners.To proceed against Abraham Colman, of London, broker, for his debt on tobacco duties.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XIV. p. 179.
July 8Duke of Richmond, Lennox, and Aubigny to the Treasury.For the issue of 4.000l., balance of 10.000l. for the extraordinaries of the Stables. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 1.
Petition to the Treasury from Matthew Woodford, contractor for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.For 819l. for victualling 360 men at said garrisons, exclusive of 29 men belonging to the Office of Ordnance, 1736, April 1 to June 30.Reference Book X. p. 74.
July 9J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners.Concerning the petition of Samuel Davies et al., for allowance of excise on ale destroyed by fire at Stony Stratford.Letter Book XIX. p. 412.
July 11Petition to the Treasury from Michael Papinean, of Southwark oil leather dresser.For repayment of duties on skins burned in his warehouse.Reference Book X. p. 78.
July 13J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Stephen Kingwell, a tidesman, inferior list, London port.Customs Book XIV. p. 188.
July 20The Duke of Grafton, Lord Chamberlain, to the Treasury.For the issue of 350l. to Baron Spar, Envoy from Sweden, who has had his audience of leave to return home. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII.No.2.
July 21J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.To pass the baggage of Signor Busenello, Resident from the Republic of Venice, arrived last Sunday from Calais.Customs Book XIV. p. 182.
[July
21 ?]
Entry of Treasury demise to Sir Jasper Cullum, Bart.Of some shares in the Stour Navigation held by Cornelius Denne and Deane Cocke.Ibid.
July 21E. Britiffe (in the absence of Lord Hobart) to the Treasury.For the issue of 6,473l. 4s. 11d., the established allowance of the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber, for Midsummer quarter. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII.No.3.
July 22J. Scrope to the Excise Commissioners.To subsist the regiment of Lieut.-General Tatton, deceased, in Kent and Sussex.Letter Book XIX. p. 412.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Tukey, of Royston.For repayment of excise on beer and ale destroyed by fire.Reference Book X. p. 74.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt of the Exchequer.To renew a lost annuity order on the 14 % Excise, No. 2,046, made in the name of Mary Stanhope and held by Edmund Byron.
Prefixing:—Byron's affidavit.
Order Book XVI. pp. 242–3.
July 23J. Scrope to Mr. Paxton.To give the German Church in the Savoy possession of James Kelly's house adjoining it.Letter Book XIX. p. 412.
Same to Kingsmil Eyre.Concerning Bryan Reynolds, a dragoon, who suffered in assisting the Customs officers.Customs Book XIV. p. 182.
July 26Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To establish 407l. 13s. 9d. per an. for a Customs sloop at Seaford, Newhaven port.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid., p. 185.
July 27Petition to the Treasury from Charles Atkinson and William Kent.Concerning the bond for salt thrown into the Tyne by the officers.Reference Book X. p. 75.
Same to same from Maynard Guerin, agent to the four Independent Companies at New York.Proposing his sureties in 1,500l. for safe execution of his office.Ibid., p. 74.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To permit Godhard Hagen and Abraham Boetefeur to compound for a seizure of mohair yarn.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 183–4.
Same to same - -To permit John Keith to export a church bell to Madeira.Ibid., p. 184.
Account certified by Richard Smith.Of the timber growing on his Majesty's lands in the Manor of Mulgrave. 1 sheet.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII.No.4.
The Taxes Commissioners to the Treasury.Recommending the appointment of a Receiver for Sussex, loco Edward Dee, deceased, and Nicholas Dee, declined. 1 page.Ibid., No. 5.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.Authorising an alteration in the method of rewarding Customs officers for arrests of smugglers.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial. 4 pages.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 186–8. Treasury Board Papers CCXCII.No.6.
July 27
and later.
Petition to the Treasury from Edward Lynch et al.To be appointed Receiver General of House Duties for part of Suffolk and other counties respectively, and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 163.
[After
July 27]
Treasury warrant to the Treasurer's Remembrancer, the Clerk of the Pipe, and all other officers concerned.To discharge William Keate of a recognizance of 20l.
Prefixing:
—Nicholas Paxton's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 385–7.
July 28Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.On the petition of Andrew, Master of Rollo concerning the forfeiture of a life rent by Robert Lord Rollo. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Said memorial, with reference dated 1736, April 21. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCII.No.7.
Petition to same from Fryer Walker.For 181l. 7s. 0d. for lighting lamps for the Parliament during last session.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 51.
Same to same from John Palmer, Surveyor of Houses for Herefordshire.Concerning the refusal of his salary by Mr. Clayton, Receiver General of that county.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 179.
July 29Report to same from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated from the Exchequer Chamber, Edinburgh.On the petition of Sir John Anstruther concerning the feu and teind duties payable out of the parish of Newburn, in the regality of Dunfermline. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with Treasury order of reference, dated 1735, May 30. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 8.
J. Scrope to Mr. Carkesse.Concerning the application of the 8th clause of the Act of last session for releasing smugglers to 224 persons, against whom informations are now depending.Customs Book XIV. p. 184.
July 30Petition to the Treasury from Gabriel Tomkins, now an officer of Customs.Concerning the moiety of the King's share of seizures agreed to be paid him for rewards.Reference Book X. p. 78.
[After
Aug. 2]
Weekly distribution paper or statement of account certified by Thos. Hugbon, accomptant, and Charles Jones, Deputy Comptroller [of Salt].Of receipts and payments on account of the duties on salt from 1736, July 26 to August 2. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 11.
Aug. 3Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To permit John Lequesne to export a church bell to Cork.Customs Book XIV. p. 184.
J. Scrope to the Taxes Commissioners.To attend the Treasury on Thursday next.Letter Book XIX. p. 413.
Treasury warrant to Thos. Farrington, an auditor of his Majesty's Land Revenues.To allow in account 629l. 18s. to Sir George Wynne for one year's losses in working the copper, lead, and coal mines in Isdulas hundred, Denbigh.
Prefixing:—Farrington's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 388–9.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of lands at Weybridge, in Surrey, of which Nathaniel Burchet prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Burchet's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. p. 123.
Same to same -For same of coal mines in Bebside and Cowpen, co. Northumberland, of which Robert Douglass prays a lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 124–5.
Same to same -For same of lands, &c., in Hereford, Worcester, and Huntingdon, of which Uvedale Price prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 125–7.
Same to the Surveyor General, &c., of the Board of Works.To repair the house of the Auditor of the Receipt, at an estimate of 132l. 10s.
Prefixing:
—Estimate from said Board of Works.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 51.
Aug. 4Report to the Treasury from J. Willes, Attorney General.On the petition of James Lee, of Derby, co. Derby, barber, concerning the estate of his late brother, Samuel Lee, late of St. Giles in the Fields, clockmaker. 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 12.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor and officers of the Receipt.To innovate lost tallies for 56l. on annuities 1695, for William Neale, of the Six Clerks Office.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 20.
Aug. 4
and later.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his Deputy.To take the surety of Edward Lynch et al. as Receiver General for House Duties for part of Suffolk and other counties respectively.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 179–80, 82.
Aug. 5Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., to Wm. Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass in the 1735 accounts of John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber, 50l. for Edmund Britiffe, his chief clerk, as usual.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 209.
Memorial to the Treasury from Sir Richard Lane.Concerning the settlement of his controversy with the Salt Commissioners over salt bonds and debentures. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 14.
Royal warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Samuel Gray to be paid the intermediate salary from the death of William Harrison.Irish Book IX. p. 96.
Treasury warrant to Salt Commissioners.Approving an expedient for ceasing their controversies with Sir Richard Lane.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 389–90.
Aug. 6Petition to the Treasury from John Graham, Vintner.Concerning a malicious prosecution against him by Anne Cooke, an accomplice of Brogden Poplett, now prisoner in Newgate.Reference Book X. p. 75.
Same to same from Hugh Baillie.Concerning the debenture on tobacco exported from Glasgow by Alexander Baillie and John McLachlan.North Britain Book XI. p. 471.
J. Scrope to the Ranger of St. James's Park.To grant George Venables Vernon convenience for building his house in Park Place.
Prefixing:—Vernon's petition.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 54.
Aug. 8Thomas Bishop of Sodor and Man to [? Sir Robert Walpole].Concerning difficulties met with by his agent in receiving the Royal bounty of 100l per an. for the poor clergy of his diocese. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 15.
Aug. 9Treasury warrant to Robert Clayton, Receiver General of House Duties for the county of Hereford.To pay to John Palmer, surveyor of said duties for said county, his salary according to the dormant warrant.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 180–1.
Aug. 10Petition to the Treasury from Humphrey and Martha Edwin.For a lease of the moiety of the Manor of Mound, co. Nottingham.Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 64–5.
Same to same from William Eliot, Receiver General of Cornwall.Concerning his expenses and poundage as Receiver General of Cornwall.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 182.
J. Scrope to Mr. Sharpe.For one of the merchants trading with the West Indies to attend the Treasury concerning the warehousing of rum.Letter Book XIX. p. 413.
Representation from the Taxes Commissioners to the Treasury.For the dispatch of Henry Kelsall, one of said Commissioners, to Holland and Flanders, to inquire into the debts and effects of Samuel Burridge, late Receiver General for part of Devon. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Rules and instructions for Kelsall's direction. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 16.
Aug. 11The Commissioners of Excise, London, to the Treasury.As to the quantity of rum now in the river belonging to importers. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Account of duty due on same, certified by Valens Comyn, Accomptant General of Excise. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 17.
Aug. 12Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of lands at Dringhouses and Middlethorpe, in Yorkshire, to John Wood and Francis Barlow.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV pp. 128–30.
Petition to the Treasury from William Baines.For allowance for horse hire, &c., he having a deputation without salary for taking up hawkers selling goods without licences.Reference Book X. p. 75.
J. Scrope to the Attorney and Solicitor General.To attend the Treasury concerning the case of the importers of rum.Letter Book XIX. p. 413.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the provision of sheets, pillow cases, &c., detailed, for his Majesty's use.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 52.
Same for execution of same.For same, detailed, for the Princesses Amelia and Caroline.Ibid.
Same for execution of same.For furniture, detailed, for the Yeomen of the Guard at St. James's and Kensington.Ibid.
Same for execution of same.For same, detailed, for the Removing Wardrobe.Ibid., p. 53.
Aug. 13J. Scrope to Mr. Stone.Concerning passing Signor Busenello's baggage.Customs Book XIV. p. 188.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General.To attend the Treasury concerning the case of the importers of rum.Letter Book XIX. p. 413.
Aug. 17Same to William Corbett.Concerning Mr. Watson's claim for extras as late receiver of the Derwentwater estate.Ibid., pp. 413–4.
Same to the Attorney General.Concerning Mr. Hedges' memorial to be reprized a fee farm rent out of the estate of the late Duke of Buckingham.Ibid., p. 414.
Memorial to the Treasury from Sir Richard Lane.Concerning settlement of his controversy with the Salt Commissioners over salt bonds and debentures. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 18.
Report to same from T. Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.On the petition of Thomas Morley for a lease of seven old houses in the precinct of the Savoy Hospital. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Survey and plan of the premises by John Carteret. 2 pages.
(b) Said petition of T. Morley, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1736, June 25. 1½ pages. %
Ibid., No. 19.
Aug. 19Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To repay Land Tax, 1736, to Customs officers of under 60l. per an. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Customs Book XIV. p. 191.
Report to the Treasury from Jonathan Burward and J. Chambers.On the valuation of the Manors of Mulgrave and Seaton, co. Yorks, and the alum works there. 9½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 20.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 100,000l. in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1736, as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 292.
Memorial to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.For 1,000l. for carrying on Crown law causes. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 21.
Aug. 24Treasury warrant to the Salt Commissioners.To repay land tax, 1736, to salt officers of under 100l. per an. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 296.
Aug. 24Petition to the Treasury from James Johnston.For extension of lease to a messuage, &c, in the Manor of Twickenham.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 65.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his Deputy.To take Maynard Guerin's security as agent to the Independent Companies at New York.
Prefixing:—Report by C. Eyre, an attorney in the Exchequer Court.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 393–4.
Same to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To take in, at the Exchequer 40,000l. in loans on Land Tax, 1736.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 296.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Newal et al., sufferers by the fire at New Alresford, co. Southampton.For repayment of Excise duty on liquors destroyed by the fire there, April 30 last.Reference Book X. p. 75.
Same to same from Windham Ashe et al., owners of the “Susannah” snow.Concerning the seizure of the ship by Mr. Scott, surveyor of the Navigation Act.Ibid., p. 76.
The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury.For the issue of a further 1,000l. to the Treasurer of the Chamber for the expenses of the messengers sent abroad. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 22
Aug. 26Treasury warrant to Excise Commissioners.To permit Edmund Proudfoot et al. to reduce imported brandy and rum to proof.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 395–6.
Royal warrant by the Queen [to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland].Allowing the exceedings for 1 year, to 1736, Lady Day, on the establishment for Concordatums, Military Contingencies, and Barracks.Irish Book IX. pp. 96–7.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of lands at Weybridge to Nathaniel Burchet.
Prefixing: — Particular, memorandum, ratal, and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 131–7.
Same to same -For same of coal mines in Bebside and Cowpen, co. Northumberland, to Robert Douglas.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, &c., as above.
Ibid., pp. 137–141.
Aug. 31Same [to the Surveyor General, &c., of the Board of Works].To repair the King's private road leading to Fulham: at an estimate of 330l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 61.
Sept. 1J. Scrope to the Excise Commissioners.To subsist Major General Barrell's regiment in the counties of Northumberland or Durham.Letter Book XIX. p. 416.
Treasury warrant to William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass the accounts, detailed, of Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes, for 2 years to 1735, June 24.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 397–8.
Sept. 2Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian, &c., to William Steuart.To place the 30l. pension hitherto paid to Magdalen Doinand, deceased, on the establishment as an additional pension to Peter Lewis Villemain.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 226.
Money Book XXXVIII. p. 363.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.To seal up Mr. Finch's baggage at his house in Jermyn Street, he being on his return to Sweden as Minister there, and to seal up remainder of same on board a lighter.Customs Book XIV. p. 193.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.Concerning Thomas France's claim for Excise duty on leather destroyed in the late fire at Stony Stratford.Letter Book XIX. p. 417.
Sept. 2Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of 2 messuages in Duke Street, St. James's, to Anne Benning.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 142–4.
Sept. 6Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Davis, late of Liverpool, tobacconist.For release from Lancaster Gaol, being unable to satisfy his debt.Reference Book X. p. 79.
Sept. 7Same to same from Peter Leheup.For 50l. additional salary as Controller of Exchequer bills.Ibid., p. 77.
Treasury warrant to William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To pay the allowances for incidents and salaries, detailed, for the Salt Office, 1734, March 25, to 1735, March 25.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 399–401.
Royal warrant by the Queen [to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland].Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £, in Ireland, John Campbell, a Groom of the Bedchamber, as a Lieutenant Colonel in Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 98.
Petition to the Treasury from William Hodsoll.For a tenancy during pleasure of a house in the Savoy.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 65.
Sept. 9Treasury letters patent.Granting to Henry Kelsall power to settle the accounts in Flanders and Holland of Samuel Burridge, late Receiver General of Taxes for part of Devon.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report and copy of Kelsall's instructions.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 1835.
Petition to the Treasury from Humphry Sturt, of Horton, Dorset.Concerning some gold shoes seized on importation, belonging to Thomas Applin, deceased, late surgeon of the East India Company's ship “London.”Reference Book X. p. 77.
Sept. 10Same to same from Pakington Tomkyn.Concerning his bond for Thos. Tomkyns, Cashier to the Commissioners for Hawkers and Pedlars.Ibid.
Sept. 13Same to same from Job Mathew, of London, apothecary.Concerning his suretyship for tobacco duties for John Goodwin, of London, merchant.Ibid.
Sept. 14J. Dutton to [? John Scrope] dated from Sherborne.Begging the transfer of the office of Conservator of Dean Forest from Christopher Bond, sen., to his son Christopher Bond. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 25.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For liveries for John Mason, master of his Majesty's barges, and 48 watermen for 1736, at an estimate of 342l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 60
Same for execution of same.For a rich purse for the Earl of Godolphin, Lord Privy Seal: at an estimate of 21l.Ibid., p. 61.
Same for execution of same.For liveries for the children of the Chapel Royal for 1736: at an estimate of 264l.Ibid.
Same for execution of same.For same for Mrs. Alice Bill, herbstewer to his Majesty: at an estimate of 1l. 10s.Ibid., p. 62.
Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom, to William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass the accounts, detailed, of Thos. More, deceased, Paymaster of Army debentures 1719, Dec. 19, to 1723–4, March 1.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 229–35.
Sept. 16Memorial to the Treasury from the Board of Works, Whitehall.Concerning the agreement with Mr. Lock for the purchase of two tenements adjoining St. James's Palace. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 26.
Thos. Revell to John Scrope.Concerning the estimate for some of the additions proposed by Lieut General Sabine to the edifices in course of erection at Gibraltar, enlarging the mole, a ramp, and alteration of the gate and bridge by the Ragged Staff. 2 pages.Ibid., No. 27.
Sept. 20J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For the baggage of the Earl of Essex, Ambassador to the King of Sardinia, which is expected from Genoa in the “William and John,” to be sent to Lord Midleton's, in Golden Square, and to Somerset House, his lordship not having any house of his own in town.Customs Book IV. p. 192.
Sept. 21Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To remit to John Falconar, indebted to the Crown for tobacco duties, the interest due on his bonds.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid., pp. 195–6.
Petition to the Treasury from Alexander Boyes, prisoner in Newgate.Concerning the forfeiture of his recognizance.Reference Book X. p. 78.
Sept. 22Same to same from William Freke, et al.For stay of process against them as sureties of Mr. Shermer, late Receiver General of Berks.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 185.
Treasury warrant to the Barons of the Exchequer Court, Scotland.For a lease of the tythes of the parish of St. Nicholas, Aberdeen, to the Provost, &c, of Aberdeen for two 19 years. Appending:—Report of said Barons on petition for same.North Britain Book XI. p. 473–4.
Royal warrant by the Queen, conveying the King's pleasure in letters patent.Licensing Thomas Morley to continue in possession of 7 houses in the Savoy during pleasure.Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 145–6.
Sept. 27Statement of account.Of bills and expenses in the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber for the half-year to 1736, Midsummer. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 29.
Royal warrant by the Queen [to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland].Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £, in Ireland, Lord Sempill, as a lieut.-colonel, ibid.Irish Book IX. p. 99.
Sept. 29J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For a certificate of the deficiency of the Land Tax, 1734, to answer the loans or Exchequer bills charged thereupon.Letter Book XIX. p. 420.
[After
Sept. 29]
Memorial to the Treasury from Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes.For the issue of the 1736 Michaelmas quarter's expense, detailed, of the Office of Robes. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 30.
Statement of account certified by William Brickenden, Deputy Comptroller and Accountant General.Of the produce of the Prizage of Wines, Ireland, 1732, Michaelmas, to 1736, Michaelmas. 1 page.Ibid., No. 31.
Oct. 1Treasury warrant to the Auditor and officers of the Receipt.To innovate 6 lost sallies, detailed, for annuities for Laurence Monk.Warrants not relating to money XXV. p. 20.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To issue and apply the Michaelmas quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income and of the charges upon same.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 369–70.
Same to same -For same for the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 389–90.
Same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For a livery for 1736 for Mrs. Eliz. Stubbs, ratkiller in ordinary to his Majesty; at an estimate of 13l. 10s.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 62.
Note of a query from the office of Principal Secretary of State and of the answer thereto from the office of the Paymaster General.Concerning the payments received from England after the decease of the late King, by the regiments of Sir James Wood, Brigadier Pocock, Colonels Murray and Grove. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 33.
Treasury endorsement of a Royal warrant by the Queen to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To place Capt. Henry. Spencer on half-pay, Ireland, in place of Capt. Henry McNeale.Irish Book IX. pp. 100–1.
Oct. 1Treasury endorsement of a Royal warrant by the Queen to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
[N.B.—A like warrant to this not executed in Ireland because not countersigned by the Lords of the Treasury.]
To place on half-pay Lieut. Col. Lewis Durant, a French Protestant officer.Irish Book IX. pp. 101–2.
Oct. 6Petition to the Treasury from Henry Fane.For extension of lease of a piece of ground in Swallow Street.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 65.
Oct. 7Treasury warrant to the Auditor of Receipt.To place 560,000l. in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1736, as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XXXVIII. p. 385.
Oct. 14Same to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To innovate 8 lost tallies, detailed, for annuities for John Burton and Joseph Beale.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 21.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his Deputy.For stay of process against Henry Flower and his sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 186.
Oct. 16Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Vaughan and Hugh Vaughan, soldiers.Concerning forfeiture of recognizances for being engaged in a quarrel with persons reflecting on the cloth.Reference Book X. p. 79.
Oct. 18Same to same from Thomas Cheese.For the sole possession of an apartment in the Savoy.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 65.
Oct. 19Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For a new coat of his Majesty's arms, embroidered with cloth of gold upon satin, for John Kettell, Windsor Herald at Arms in ordinary: at an estimate of 49l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 62.
Andrew Hone to John Scrope, dated Whitehall.Concerning some goods of Signora Strada del Po, or her husband, seized at Harwich. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 36.
The Verderers of New Forest to the Treasury, dated from Lyndhurst.Concerning the destructive manner in which Hinxman, woodward of New Forest, had executed warrants for raising salaries, &c., by felling timber there. 1 page.Ibid., No. 37.
Petition to the Treasury from John Coleman and Wm. Phillips, late Surveyors of Customs at Harwich.For reinstatement in their position as such, from which they had been dismissed, 1 page.Ibid., No. 38.
J. Scrope to the Excise Commissioners.To send for Mr. Charles Barnard, clerk of the Brewers' Company, concerning the case pending with the Excise revenue.Letter Book XIX. p. 421.
Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Woodford, contractor for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.For 827l. for victualling said garrisons, 1736, July 1 to Sept. 30.Reference Book X. p. 79.
Oct. 20J. Scrope to [the Customs Commissioners.]Concerning the seizure at Harwich of certain goods of Signora Strada del Po or her husband.Letter Book XIX. p. 422.
Same to [the Comptrollers of Army Accounts].Forwarding Thomas Revell's list of men, detailed, victualled at Gibraltar Garrison 1736, July 19 to August 15.Ibid.
Oct. 21Petition to the Treasury from Samuel Brown, merchant, King's Lynn.Concerning the duty on salt destroyed in his warehouse.Reference Book X. p. 79.
Same to same -For permission to land his goods at a wharf built by himself, adjoining the river.Ibid.
Oct. 21Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of a piece of ground in Swallow Street, of which Henry Fane prays a reversionary grant as standing at the back of his house in Sackville Street.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Fane's petition.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 147–8.
Treasury warrant confirming articles of agreement between the King and Andrew Audain, merchant, of St. Christopher.For the purchase of 50 acres in Cabeca Terre quarter.
Appending:—Audain's conveyance of the above to Sir Charles Payne.
Ibid., pp. 148–51.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Wine Licences.For an account of the licences taken out since the Act of the last session for a duty on spirituous liquors.Letter Book XIX. p. 422.
Oct. 22Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his Deputy.For stay of process against the sureties of John Shermer, late Receiver General of Land Taxes for Berks.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 186.
Report to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.On the petition of Thomas Mander, as to a debt to him from Richard Bythway, of Leintwardine, Hereford. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1735–6, March 4. 1½ pages.
(b) Mander's affidavit. 1 page.
(c) Certificate by Henry Ord, a clerk of the King's Remembrancer's Office. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 39.
Same to same from same.On same of Francis Chambers as to a debt to him from Henry Bywater, late of Turvey, co. Bedford. 1½ pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference for 1735–6, March 4. 1½ pages.
(a) Chambers's affidavit. 1 page.
(c) Certificate by Henry Ord. 1 page.
Ibid., No. 40.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Liveings.For a grant of the remainder of his house, which lies under the German Church in the Savoy, and which said Church, under pretence of a nuisance, has secured for purposes of letting, as the minister of said Church now does with several of his own apartments.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 65.
Oct. 26J. Scrope to the Board of Works.Concerning the damage to the stables of the Duchess Dowager of Marlborough's house in St. James's.Letter Book XIX. p. 423.
Oct. 27Petition to the Treasury from Lockwood Brodrick.Concerning the duty on coals lost at Woolwich in the ship “Union,” from Shields.Reference Book X. p. 80.
Oct. 28J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Bowdidge, a surveyvor of customs, Bristol port.Customs Book XIV. p. 200.
Edward Walpole to same.To allow Paul Mombray, a land carriage-man, London port, salary during absenceIbid., p. 201.
Same to sameTo have the baggage of the Earl of Essex, Ambassador to Sardinia, delivered, on its arrival, to the Duke of Bedford's house in Bloomsbury Square, where the Earl at present resides, said baggage consisting of 18 cases directed to Mr. Thomas Bowen.Ibid., p. 199.
Petition to the Treasury from Elizabeth Greenwood.Concerning the possession of a house in the Savoy, against Cheese, a butcher.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 152.
Oct. 29J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Concerning the contract for clothing 10 companies and the 25 Independent companies [of Invalids].Letter Book. XIX. p. 424.
Oct. 30The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury.To allow 112l. 6s. to Mr. Burnaby, secretary to Earl Waldegrave, Ambassador at the French Court, same having been expended for his Majesty's service. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCCII. No. 42.
Nov. 2J. Scrope to Mr. Whitworth.To aid the Chelsea Waterworks Company in their present works in Hyde Park.Letter Book XIX. p 424.
Nov. 6Wm. Corbett to John Scrope, dated Pay Office.Concerning Mr. Watson's claims for services in connection with the Derwentwater estate. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 44.
Nov. 22Report to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.On the petition of Esther Allgood, concerning the debt to her from Henry Smith, of Lee, [? Lee St. John] co. Northumberland. 1½ pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1736, June 10. 1½ pages.
(b) (c) Certificates by Henry Ord, one of the sworn clerks in the King's Remembrancer's office. 2 pages.
(d) (e) Affidavits by Esther allgood and Christopher Denton. 2 pages.
Ibid., No. 45.
Nov. 24Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.To make out in the name of Joseph Bullock the lease formerly granted to Anne Benning.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 155.
Same confirming articles of agreement between the King and Zachariah Bourryeau.For the purchase of 70 acres in Basse Terre quarter.Ibid., pp. 156–9
Nov. 25Same to Excise Commissioners.For further stay of process against Rice Vaughan.Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 407.
Nov. 26J. Scrope to the Tazes Commissioners.Concerning the Administration of the estate of Mr. Burridge, late Receiver General for part of Devon.Letter Book XIX. p. 424.
Nov. 29Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom, to the Attorney General.For the Sheriff of Northumberland to pay to Esther Allgood moneys received on the outlawry of Henry Smith.King's Warrant Book XXXII. p. 256.
Same to same -For the Deputy King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer Court to pay to Thomas Mander moneys recovered on the outlawry of Richard Bythway.Ibid., p. 257.
Same to same -For the Sheriff of Bedford to pay to Francis Chambers moneys recovered on the outlawry of Henry Bywater.Ibid., p. 258.
J. Scrope to the Surveyvor General of Crown Lands.Concerning Thos. Living's petition as to the house in the Savoy lately granted to the German Church.Letter Book XIX. p. 426.
Nov. 30Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of a messuage, &c., in Clifford, co. Hereford, and other lands and tenements, detailed, in the counties of Hereford and Worcester.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 159–62.
Same to Excise Commissioners.To permit James Hatch et al., merchants, to reduce imported rum and brandy to proof.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. p. 409.
Nov. 30Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Panting and James Cusack, merchants.For payment of money levied on the outlawry of Richard Harcourt, late of London, merchant.Reference Book x. p. 80.
Same to same from Richard Gibbons.For proclamation reward for arrest of Thomas Hale, concerned in pulling down the Ledbury Turnpike, co. Hereford.Ibid., p. 81.
Same to same from Thomas Smith and John Kings.For same for arrest of William Bithell, concerned in same.Ibid.
Same to same from William Spencer, et al.For same for arrest of James baylis and Thos. Reynolds, concerned in Same.Ibid.
Same to same from Michael Jones, of the City of Dublin.Concerning his purchase of a debt owing to the Crown from John Vernon, of Dublin, merchant.Ibid.
The Commisioners for Taxes to the Treasury.Concerning the debts due in Holland and Flanders to Mr. Burridge, late Receiver General for part of Devon. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 47.
Dec. 2Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyvor General of Crown Lands.On the Duchess of Buckingham's memorial relating to the contract for the alum works at Sandsend, Yorks. 2½ pages.
Appending:—Said memorial. 4 pages.
Ibid., No. 48
Dec. 7Royal Warrant by the queen [to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland].For new clothing for the officers of State, Ireland, at an estimate of 834l.Irish Book IX. p. 104.
Same to sameFor same for the Battle Axe Guards, Ireland, at and estimate of 740l.Ibid., p. 105.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.Concerning the baggage of the persons attending his Majesty, whose arrival is expected.Customs Book XIV. p. 202.
Joseph Hinxman to the Treasury.In reply to the charges contained in the complaint of the Verderers of New Forest, of 1736, Oct. 19. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCII. No. 49.
Dec. 9Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant.For the delivery to Thomas Ridding, closet keeper, of 48 anthem books for his Majesty's chapel closet at St. James's: at an estimate of 31l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 63.
Same to the co-heirs of Sir John Talbot, his late Majesty Charles II.'s surviving trustee for the sale of fee farms rents.To convey to John Hedges fee farm rents specified in the constat as below, in lieu of a rent to an equal amount issuing from the manors of Mulgrave and Seaton, co. York, purchased as a fee farm rent from the late trustees for the sale thereof, but since reverted to the Crown on failure of the issue male of Edmund Duke of Buckingham.
Prefixing:—Report thereupon by Attorney General J. Willes, 1736, November 20.
Appending:—Auditor Lowndes's constat of the premises.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 163–5.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease to Henry Fane of a piece of ground in Swallow Street.
Prefixing:–Constat, ratal, and demise.
Ibid., pp. 166–7.
J. Scrope to Customs Commissioners.For the baggage of Count Hattorf, who is on his return with his Majesty to England, to be sent to his apartments at St. James's.Customs Book IV. p. 202.
Same to Mr. Paxton.Transmitting the petitions of Edward Dudley and John Bales, indicted for the riot in Goodman's Fields, in July last.Letter Book XIX. p. 427.
Dec. 10Petition to the Treasury from Grace Emerson.Concerning her son, Wm. Emerson, fined for assault at Winchester Assizes.Reference Book X. p. 81.
Same to same from Charles Jacobs, mariner.For reward for information against John Hatch, the notorious smuggler.Ibid., p. 82.
Dec. 13J. Pelham to Lord Hobart, Treasurer of his Majesty's Chambers, dated from the Lord Chamberlain's office.Concerning the expense of lodging his Majesty's servants at Kensington outside the Palace during the residence of the Court there last summer. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCIII. No. 1.
Royal warrant by the Queen, as Guardian of the Kingdom to the Attorney General.For the preparation of a bill to pass the Great Seal to grant to the Mayor and Burgesses of Newcastle-upon-Tyne the office of Tronor and Peisor of the port of said town.King's Warrant Book XXXII. pp. 266–7.
Same by same to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To remit to England 9,104l. 5s., the pay of Lord Rothes' regiment on the Irish establishment serving at Gibraltar. Appending:—Townshend Andrews' certificate.Irish Book IX. p. 105.
Dec. 14Treasury warrant to Salt Commissioners.To discharge Charles Atkinson and Wm. Kent from the duties on salt destroyed at Newcastle.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXV. pp. 410–11.
June 15Petition to the Treasury from Gamaliel Brattle, of Brookland, Kent.For payment of money levied on Christopher Worger, sen., of Smeeth, Kent.Reference Book X. p. 82.
Same to same from George Hooper, of Tunbridge, Kent.For same of same levied on Jeffery Austen.Ibid.
Dec. 17The Commissioners for Taxes to the Treasury.Concerning the settlement of Receiver General Burridge's affairs, in Flanders and Holland, 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCIII. No. 3.
Petition to the Treasury from Thos. Laws.For repayment of duty on rum destroyed by fire.Reference Book X. p. 82.
J. Scrope to Henry Maisters, Esq.Enclosing a letter of attorney from the Treasury to Maisters to receive the rents of the Manors of Mulgrave and Seaton, the estate of the late Duke of Buckinghamshire.
Appending:—A rental of said manors (total 2,303l. 9s. 1d.) and memoranda thereupon.
Crown Lease Book IV. pp. 168–174.
Dec. 22Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Sledge.To be admitted tenant at will in some decayed tenements at Mile End, near Bow.Ibid., p. 152.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To make out a new debenture for 500l. to the late Chief Justice, Sir Robert Eyre, to replace one lost.
Prefixing;—Affidavit.
Warrants not relating to Money. XXV. p. 412.
J. Scrope to Excise Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Wyvill, one of their number.North Britain Book XII. p. 8.
Dec. 23Petition to the Treasury from Richard Jackson, citizen and grocer, of London.For reward for informations against Luke Colby, &c., for smuggling.Reference Book X. p. 83.
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Dec. 25]
Memorial to same from Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes.For the Christmas quarter's expense, detailed, in the Office of Robes. 1 PagesTreasury Board Papers. CCXCIII. No. 5.
Dec. 28Petition to same from Thos. Lowther.For a lease of an old house in King Street, St. James's.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 152.
Dec. 28Petition to the Treasury from Alice Style.For a renewal of the lease of the manor of Garstang, left in trust for her by her brother, Charles Spencer, said Spencer being possessed of remainder of a term granted to Henry Saville by the Master and Chaplains of the Savoy, into whose possession said manor came as part of the estate of the Abbey of Cockersand devolving to the Crown.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 152.
Dec. 29Same to same from William Steuart, Paymaster of Pensions.For 803l. 17s. 7d. for fees and incidents, 1735, Christmas, to 1736, Christmas.Reference Book X. p. 83.
Dec. 31Copy of report to same from T. Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, together with plan.On the petition, prefixed, from Henry Flitcroft for lease of a waste piece of ground and an old house, part of the ancient palace of Richmond. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCXCIII. No. 9.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To issue and apply the Christmas quarter's income of the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of said income and of the charges upon same.
Money Book XXXVIII. pp. 412–3.
Same to same -For same for the Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid., pp. 416–7.
1736Memorial to same from Lieut. General George Wade.For 1,000l. for carrying on the work of erecting a stone bridge over the Spean six miles from Fort William. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCXCIII. No. 13.
Note of Accounts.Of items of reward to be paid in Ireland and England to sundry officials for services in the session ended 1736. 2 pages.Ibid., No. 14.
Memorial to the Treasury from Lieut. General George Wade.For a King's warrant to Wm. Caulfield, for 400l. for repair of the roads and bridges in the Highlands for 1736. 1 page.Ibid., No. 15.
Representation from the Customs Commissioners, [London, to the Treasury].Concerning their method of stating the nature of the evidence in prosecutions for smuggling. 2 pages.Ibid., No. 17.
[1736 ?]Petition to the Treasury from George Prissick, manager of the alum works at Sandsend, in Yorkshire.Concerning payments for the stock of alum and his debt to the Duchess of Buckinghamshire. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Memorandum relating to said alum works. 1 sheet.
Ibid., No. 18.