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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1739, July-September', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4: 1739-1741 (1901), pp. 105-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91925 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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1739, July–September

July 2Treasury warrants -Removing the embargo from the undernamed ships, pursuant to Orders in Council of date 1739, June 30, viz., ship “Glasgow,” Richard Jermint master, now at Dalkeith bound to Leith; coasting vessels, fishing smacks, and other small craft; a Dutch vessel at Dover with pilots to pilot the Dutch East India ships expected; “St. Geneveeve” of Boulogne, laden with wheat at Plymouth; “Margurite,” of same with same at same; “Reunion,” of Cherbourg, fishing for lobsters at Southampton; “St. Joseph,” of Paimpol, the like; “Two Brothers,” with provisions &c. for Col. Oglethorpe's regiment and despatches for Georgia; “Mary and Ann.” pink from London to Leith with clothing for the company in Edinburgh Castle; “Happy Couple,” of Bristol, with bale goods for Bristol fair; “Expedition,” Thomas Fitch, and “Jacob,” Edward Norris, both from Dover to Calais with horses for the French King.Customs Book XIV. p. 368.
July 2Petition to the Treasury from the East India Company.For remission of duty on a leager of arrack staved in at Botolph wharf.Reference Book X. p. 135.
July 3Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of Chesworth Lodge, co. Sussex, of which Charles Eversfield prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Eversfield's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book V. pp. 151–2.
Same to same -For same of the Hundred of Fawsley, co. Northampton, of which Valentine Knightley prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 153–4.
Same to same -For same of several messuages in Pall Mall and Pall Mall Court of which Richard Dalton prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 154–6.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.For the free importation of Grenadier caps made in Ireland for Col. Humphrey Bland's regiment and not finished before said regiment was removed to England.
Prefixing:—Said Col. Bland's memorial.
Customs Book XIV. p. 369.
Same to same -For same of clothing for the regiments of Cols. Richard Onslow, John Campbell, and William Blakeney.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, p. 370.
J. Burchett to John Scrope, dated Admiralty Office.For reimbursement of taxes to the clerks of the Admiralty Office. “I do not mention my own, which has not been repaid me as usual several years.” 1 page.
Enclosing:
—.(a) A note of said taxes charged on said clerks. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 6.
Memorial to the Treasury from Nicholas Paxton.For a further 1,500l. on account of Crown law expenses, detailed. 1 page.Ibid, No. 7.
Petition to the Treasury from George Earl of Macclesfield, a Teller of the Exchequer.Proposing a change of surety in place of one deceased, viz. Zachary Pearce, D.D., vicar of St. Martins, loco Robert Stiles.Reference Book X. p. 129.
July 3Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Woods.Approving of works performed at the Pheasantry at Hampton Court to the amount of 85l. 3s.d. and directing them to be paid out of wood sales from Salcey Forest.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from Francis Whitworth concerning said works and repairs.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. pp. 218–9.
J. Scrope to Nicholas PaxtonDirecting the defraying of 48l. 13s. 2d. as detailed in a memorial from said Paxton, being the expense of Samuel Gray, messenger of the Press, in buying up and getting marked for evidence all pamphlets and papers published in London 1738, Novr. 22 [sic ? for Dec. 22] to 1738–9, March 22.Letter Book XIX. p. 498.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.For the Excise officers at Marlborough, Cirencester, and Bradford in Wilts, to subsist Col. William Blakeney's regiment of foot, coming from Ireland.Ibid, p. 509.
Same to same - -For same for General Barrel's regiment at York and places adjacent, and for Col. John Campbell's regiment of Scots Fusiliers at Basingstoke, Amesbury, and Andover in Hants.Ibid.
Warrant under the royal sign manual.For the Sheriff of the City of Exeter to deliver to William Kemp, of London, jeweller, moneys recovered on the outlawry of Christopher Webb, of Exeter, jeweller.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 326–7.
Same to same -For same of co. York to deliver to John Bell moneys raised on the outlawry of John Storr, of West Ayton, in the parish of Hutton Bushell, co. York.Ibid, p. 327.
July 4Treasury warrant confirming a Lord Chamberlain's wargrant to the Master of the Jewels.For a new silver trumpet for the first troop of Horse Guards.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 93.
Report to the Treasury from the Taxes Commissioners, dated Office for Taxes.On (a) infra. 1 page - -
Appending:
—(a) Representation to the Treasury from the Commissioners for land tax for Droitwich, dated 1739, June 8, concerning the debt to the Crown owing from Richard Bullock, deceased, late a collector of land tax for the borough of Droitwich.
With:—Treasury reference of date 1739, June 15. 2½ pages.
(b) Said Commissioners for land tax for Droitwich to Thomas Winnington, Conduit Street, London, dated Droitwich, 1739, June 9, forwarding (a) supra. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 8.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to William Richards, Surveyor and deputy Comptroller of Cardiff.Customs Book XIV. p. 355.
July 4J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Francis Manning, landwaiter, London port.Customs Book XIV. p. 355.
July 5Warrant under the royal sign manual to Dudley Rider, Esq., Attorney General.For the Sheriff of Lincoln to deliver to John Saunderson moneys recovered on the outlawry of Michael Bard Emerson.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 330–1.
July 5Petition to the Treasury from Edward Hurst.For extension of lease of a messuage called Old Man's Coffee House, near Charing Cross.Crown Lease Book V. p. 141.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Woods.To defray out of wood sales the cost of the repairs in New Lodge Walk in Windsor Forest.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from Francis Whitworth on the memorial of Lord Henry Beauclerc, Ranger and Keeper of New Lodge Walk, concerning repairs there.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. pp. 219–21.
July 6Petitions to the Treasury from Richard Reddall et al. detailed.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax 1739, for the various counties and places detailed, and proposing sureties.
Referred:—To the Taxes Commissioners to report upon the sufficiency of the various securities detailed.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 59–61.
J. Scrope to the Excise Commissioners.For the collectors of Excise to subsist General Whetham's regiment of foot in Kent and Sussex, “where they are now ordered to assist the officers of the Revenue against the smugglers.”Letter Book XIX. p. 510.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To signify to the officers of the Receipt that the tax of 6d. per £ ought not to be deducted out of the 4,000l. paid to the Dean of Westminster et al. for the repair of the Church there anno 1739.Ibid.
Royal sign manual to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To order the Commissioners for the accounts of the Vice-Treasurers of Ireland to allow the items of exceedings (amounting in all to 11,735l. 15s.d.) on the heads of Concordatums, Military Contingencies and Barracks for the year ended 1739, Lady-day.Irish Book IX. pp. 155–6.
Petition to the Treasury from Obadiah Arrowsmith.Concerning the duty on order at London, Poolhouse (Worcestershire), and Bristol, which he has been obliged to make into vinegar.Reference Book X. p. 130.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For the release of John Dunn, of Cayton, near Scarborough, a prisoner in York Castle for assisting in running brandy.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from said Commissioners on said Dunn's petition.
Customs Book XIV, pp. 372–4.
July 6Petition to the Treasury from Pattee Viscount Torrington.For extension of lease of a piece of ground in Whitehall on which a house is built.Crown Lease Book V. p. 156.
July 14Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Lords of the Treasury.For a charter to pass the seal appointed by the Treaty of Union of a grant to William Gordon, of Campbeltown. and his heirs without any manner of reversion, the lands of Catgal Mundal alias Conquitoun, in the parish of Borgue and stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and other land detailed in full, all on a resignation by Basil Hamilton, of Baldoon.North Britain Book XII. pp. 414–8.
July 25Petition to the Treasury from Matthew Woodford.For 819l. for victualling 360 men of the garrisons at Placentia and Annapolis Royal 1739, April 1 to June 30.Reference Book X. p. 130.
July 26Same to same from William Forster et al. merchants.For leave to reduce imported rum to proof.Ibid.
Representation from the Salt Commissioners to the Treasury.Concerning the long legal dispute with Sir Richard Lane over salt duties and salt debentures, and the probable consequence to the Revenue of the judgment of the Court of Common Pleas in instigating retrospective claims from other salt merchants.
Together with:—Copy of a Treasury letter to the Salt Commissioners, dated 1732. August 11. concerning payment of balances of salt duty moneys into the Exchequer.
Minuted:—1739, July 31. My Lords take further time to consider this. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 10.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning Baron Steinberg's baggage arrived from Hamburg.Customs Book XIV. p. 376.
Petition to the Treasury from Mathew Martin.For extension of lease of a piece of land lying without St. James's Park Wall, in St. Margaret's, Westminster.Crown Lease Book V. p. 156.
Treasury warrant to the Board of Works.To execute repairs on the garden tubs in the Royal Gardens at Windsor Castle: to an estimate of 130l.
Prefixing:
—Report to the Treasury from said Board of Works on John Kent's petition concerning same.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 125.
July 29Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To change a security of the Earl of Macclesfield as a Teller of the Exchequer.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from C. Taylor on the sufficiency of the proposed new security.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 221.
Same to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the accounts of the Duke of Richmond, Master of the Horse, for the extraordinary expenses of the Stable and Stud 1786, Dec. 31, to 1737, Dec. 31.
Prefixing:—Detailed statement of said account as certified by Edward Bangham, deputy to said Benson.
Ibid, pp. 222–6.
July 31Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of a house in Market Lane, of which Robert Dakyn, victualler, prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Dakyn's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book V. p. 157.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlaim's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the delivery to Captain Weller of furniture, detailed, for the “Dublin” yacht commanded by him: to an estimate of 295l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 126.
Aug. 1Petition to the Treasury from James Ellys, deputy Postmaster of Dartford.Concerning his losses in 22 years' service there, and his debt to the Post Office.Reference Book X. p. 130.
Aug. 2Same to same from John Simpson, junr.To be appointed Receiver General of land tax 1739, for co. Leicester, and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 261.
Memorial to same from Thos. Ripley.Desiring at the request of the Dukes of Grafton and Newcastle orders for the repair of His Majesty's road in Hyde Park,several persons having been thrown into the ditch and received great damage.
Endorsed:—Agreed to. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 13.
Petition to same from Fryer Walker.For 225l. 8s. 10d. for lighting lamps for the Houses of Parliament anno 1739.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 126.
Aug. 4Same to same from Edward Lapley.For extension of lease of a messuage in St. James's Market and one in Piccadilly.Crown Lease Book V. p. 156.
Aug. 7Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of a messuage near Hampton Court, of which Charles Bodins prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Bodin's petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 158–9.
Same to same - -For same of a messuage and lands at Weybridge, of which Gabriel Westbear prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp, 159–61.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of the site of a tenement called Nethercomb alias Eastcomb, with gardens, pastures, &c. detailed, in the parish of East Greenwich, to Sir William Saunderson, Bart.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises in Latin and memorandum by Auditor W. Lowndes, ratal of same by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands, and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 161–5.
Aug. 7Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of a parcel of ground in Pall Mall and Pall Mall Court with 8 messuages thereon, to Richard Dalton.
Prefixing:—Constat of the premises by the Surveyor General, and ratal by same and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book V. pp. 166–8.
Petition to tho Treasury from John Lockwood, prisoner in the New Goal of Southwark.For discharge on account of his poverty; Francis Swann, with whom he was bound for the ship “Collyer” having received his discharge.Reference Book X. p. 131.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Esq., Surveyor General of Woods.For the repair of the road from Datchet Bridge round Windsor Little Park, and to prevent the road being ruined in future by any persons laying down timber the re without paying wharfage.
Prefixing:—Memorial to the Treasury from said Whitworth concerning same and estimate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. pp. 228–31.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Thomas Parr as Receiver General for the County of Bucks.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from the Taxes Commissioners on the sufficiency of Parr's sureties.
Ibid, p. 262.
Same to same - -For same for other counties detailed respectively.Ibid, pp. 262–3.
Warrant or further note of instruction from the Treasury to the Auditor of the Receipt.Relating to the warrant of 1739, June 15, supra p. 102 concerning the alteration of the script of Richard Cox's tally.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 255.
Treasury warrant to Customs Commissioners.To repay land tax anno 1739 to Customs officers of under 60l. per an. salary.Customs Book XIV. p. 191.
Aug. 8J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the Burgundy and Champagne wines belonging to Baron d'Utterodt, Envoy from Poland to Great Britain.
Prefixing:—Said Barons memorial, in French, to the Treasury concerning same.
Ibid, p. 378.
Same to same -Concerning British woollen manufactures shipped on board a Spanish vessel at Exeter by Ethelred Davy, a merchant there.Ibid.
Aug. 9Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of a piece of ground at Richmond of which Henry Flitcroft prays a building lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Flitcroft's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book V. pp. 170–1.
Same to sameFor same of the manor of Halliford, of which Jeffrey Johnson prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 171–2.
Aug. 9Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of several pieces of ground and several messuages &c. in Great Swallow Street, Little Swallow Street, and Vine Street, to Peter Gavell, gent.
Prefixing:—Constat of the premises and ratal by the Surveyor General, and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book V. pp. 173–6.
Same to sameFor same of the custody or farm of the Hundred of Fawsley, co. Northants, to Valentine Knightley.
Prefixing:—Particular, in Latin, of the premises and memorandum by Robert Gardner, deputy clerk of the Pipe, ratal of same by the Surveyor General, and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 177–81.
Same to William Lowndes, Auditor of the land tax and house duties for Norfolk, Cambridge, and Isle of Ely.To allow 500l. to the executors of Simon Taylor, late Receiver General for the said parts in full of all claims for extraordinaries.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from the Taxes Commissioners on the petition of said executors.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 256.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.To allow William Foster et al, to reduce imported rum to proof or to make post entries.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from said Commissioners on the petition of said Foster et al.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. pp. 231–2.
Petitions to the Treasury from William Mitford, et al. detailed.To be appointed Receiver General of land tax 1739, for co. Sussex, and other Counties detailed respectively: and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 261.
Treasury warrant to the Kings Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Thomas Hunt as Receiver General, co. Warwick, and of other Receivers General detailed, for counties respectively detailed.Ibid, p. 263.
Petition to the Treasury from Robert Wheatle, et al. merchants.For leave to reduce imported rum to proof.Reference Book X. p. 130.
Memorial to the Treasury from Sir Richard Lane, merchant.Concerning the liability of the revived salt duties to meet his salt debentures.
Endorsed:—21 August, 1739. See the report of the Attorney and Solicitor General dated the 23rd Dec. 1735. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 14.
Aug. 10The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.Conveying the King's pleasure that 300l. paid by Sir Everard Fawkener, Ambassador to the Grand Signor, to the Earl of Kinnoul, late Ambassador at the Porte, should be repaid to Fawkener.
Together with:—The Earl of Kinnoul's receipt for the said sum dated in Pera of Constantinople 1736–7, Feb. 15. 2pages, partly in duplicate.
Ibid, No. 15.
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Petition to the King from Solomon Merrett, merchant.On behalf of himself and others, owners of the “Santa Isabella,” a Spanish man of war taken by His Majesty's fleet near Sicily in 1718, and sold to petitioner, but afterwards delivered up to the Spaniards pursuant to treaty.
Endorsed:—Received 14 Aug., 1739. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 17.
Aug. 14Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of George Osmond et al. detailed as Receivers General for part of Devon, and other counties detailed respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 268–4.
J. Scrope to the Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer.Concerning repairs necessary at the house of the Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer.Letter Book XIX. p. 511.
Treasury warrant to the Salt Commissioners.To repay to the salt officers of under 100l. salary their land tax anno 1739.
Prefixing:— Representation to the Treasury from said Commissioners concerning same.
Warrant not relating to Money XXVI. p. 234.
Aug. 15Same to the Excise Commissioners.To repay to the sufferers by the fire at Wellingborough their Excise duty on goods destroyed by fire.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from said Commissioners on the petition of Robt. Cuthbertson et al. detailed, said sufferers.
Ibid, pp. 232–3.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting for audit Thomas Revel's lists, appended in abstract, of men victualled at Gibraltar 1739. April 23 to May 20.Letter Book XIX. p. 511.
Petition to the Treasury from John Simpson and Edward Lowbridge.To be appointed Receiver General of house duties for co. Leicester and co. Worcester respectively; and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 262.
Same to same from Edward Lowbridge.To be appointed Receiver General of land tax 1739, for co. Worcester: and proposing sureties.Ibid, p. 261.
Aug. 16J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the Treasury instructions of June 22 and June 28 relating to the paying of seamen and conduct money, subsistence and travelling charges to men sent on board any His Majesty's ships by Justices of Peace or otherwise.Customs Book XIV. p. 378.
Aug. 20Note [by Auditor Aislabie] dated Auditor Aislabie's office.Concerning the charging of the item of 1.953l. 8s. 9d. remitted in bills by the country deputy postmasters, but embezzled at the General Post Office by Charles Peale, a clerk there. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 19.
Aug. 21Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities detailed, of John Simpson. junr. as Receiver General of duties on houses, co. Leicester, and of Edward Lowbridge as same for Worcester.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 226.
Aug. 21Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Edward Lowbridge as Receiver General for co. Worcester.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 264.
Petition to the Treasury from Robert Cary, of London, merchant.Concerning the drawback on tobacco sold to Nicholas French for exportation to Bayonne, but alleged to have been landed in Ireland.Reference Book X. p. 133.
Same to same from Sir William Lee, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench.The room called the Upper Treasury. near Westminster Hall, for keeping records of the said Court, is in a very old and ruinous condition. Prays repair of same.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To discharge John Burwell, cooper, on payment of a moiety of his recognizance concerning tobacco seized.Customs Book XIV. p. 379.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of a messuage in Whitehall, of which Viscount Torrington prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Viscount's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book V. pp. 182–3.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of a piece of ground on the East side of Market Lane with a messuage thereon, &c., to Robert Dakyn, victualler.
Prefixing:—Constat of the premises and ratal by the Surveyor General, and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 184–6.
Aug. 22Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Exchequer Chamber, Edinburgh.On the petition of Alexander, late Lord Elibank, for remission of the arrears of feu duties on his lands of Ballencrieff, Elibank, and Prorax, from 1714, Sept. 29.
Endorsed:—1743, April 28. Prepare a warrant. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition to the Treasury from said Lord Elibank, with Treasury order of reference of date 1733–4, January 31. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 21.
Aug. 23Sir William Yonge to John Scrope, dated Whitehall.Enclosing a memorial [wanting] relating to the distribution of moneys arising from smuggling seizures.
Endorsed:—27 August, 1739. Read. My Lords are of opinion that the seizures should be distributed among those only who assist in making them. 1½pages.
Ibid, No. 22.
Petition to the Treasury from Sir Richard Lane, merchant, dated Westminster.Concerning his dispute with the Salt Commissioners about salt duties and debentures. 1 page.Ibid, No. 23.
Same to same from James Dolling.For extension of lease of 2 small messuages in Borr Street, Abingdon, Berks.Crown Lease Book V.p. 169.
Same to same from William Hucks.For same of same of the Prison House, at Wallingford, and several small parcels of land, parcel of the manor of Ewelme. co, Berks.Ibid.
Aug. 24Petition to the Treasury from Henry Earl of Lincoln.For extension of lease of a messuage in Weybridge and parcels of land in Weybridge, Walton, and Chertsey.Crown Lease Book V.p. 169.
Aug. 8Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of two messuages and parcels of land within the manor of Barrow, Lincoln, of which Christopher Nelson prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Nelson's petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 186–7.
Same to William Aislabie, one of the Auditors of Imprests.Authorising the 1,953l. 8s. 9d. embezzled by Charles Peale, a clerk in the Post Office, to be set in super on the said Peale in the accounts of the General Post Office, for the year ended 1738, Lady-day; all on condition of William Rouse making good and paying into the hands of the Receiver General of the Post Office Revenues the remainder of his own debt to the Crown.Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 234.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.To permit Robert Wheatle et al. merchants to reduce imported rum to proof, or to make post entries.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report to the Treasury on the petition of said Wheatle et al. concerning same.
Ibid, pp. 235–6.
Same to the Executors of Hugh Howard, late Paymaster General of the Works.For said Howard's debt of 017l. 7s.d. to the Crown on his final account as Paymaster General of His Majesty's Works, to be paid over to John Harris, present Paymaster.Ibid, p. 236.
Same [to the Auditors of Imprests].To allow in the accompt of James Duke of Chandos, as Clerk of the Hanaper in Chancery,40l. for the expense of passing his accompt for the year ended 1738, Michaelmas.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Edward Bangham, deputy Auditor of Imprests, as to the state of said Duke's said account.
Ibid, p. 237.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his deputy.To take the security of William Luke as Controller of certain lotteries.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury by C. Taylor on the sufficiency of said security.
Ibid.
Same to William Aislabie, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the accounts of Augustus Schutz, Master of His Majesty's Robes, of moneys had for the service of said Robes, 1735, Michaelmas, to 1737, Michaelmas.
Prefixing:—Detailed statement of said account os certified by Ja. Thomas, deputy to said Aislabie.
Ibid, pp. 238–40.
Same to sameTo pass and allow the salaries and poundage, incidents, riding charges and premiums for returns of money, paid and allowed by the Salt Commissioners to the collectors and officers in the country for the year ended 1738, Lady-day.
Prefixing:—Memorial to the Treasury from said Commissioners containing statement of said payments (total 18,142l. 9s.d.), and certificate as to same by Ja. Thomas, deputy to Wm. Aislabie.
Ibid, pp. 240–1.
Aug. 28Treasury order f or the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of a livery for Mrs. Alice Bill, Herbstrewer in ordinary to His Majesty. “being 2 yards of scarlet cloth” as formerly allowed: to an estimate of 1l. 10s. 0d.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 126.
Same for same of same from same to same.For the delivery to John Mason, Master of His Majesty's Barges, of liveries for himself and 48 watermen for the year 1739, and 12 liveries for watermen at pension: to an estimate of 342l.Ibid, p. 127.
Same for same of same from same to same.For the delivery to the Hon. Gray Maynard, Yeoman of His Majesty's Removing Wardrobe, of furniture detailed for St. James's, Kensington and Hampton Court: to an estimate of 350l.Ibid.
Same for same of same from same to Lord Abergavenny, Master of the Jewel Office.For the delivery to Robert Bynge, Governor of Barbados, of chapel plate detailed for the use of His Majesty's chapel there: to an estimate of 80l.Ibid. p. 128.
Aug. 29Petition to the Treasury from John, Earl of Westmorland, Francis Fane, of Fulbeck, and Francis Fane, of the Middle Temple.For extension of lease of the office of Master Forester and Keeper of Cliffe Bailiwick in the forest of Rockingham, co. Northants.Crown Lease Book V. p. 188.
Report to same from the Commissioners of Excise, dated Excise Office, London.On the petition of Richard Jackson, dealer in tea, praying a reward for his discovery of frauds in relation to the duty on tea. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Said Jackson's petition with Treasury order of reference of date, 1739, May 12.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 25.
Aug. 30Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of seven messuages in King Street, Duke Street, etc., to John Phillips, of Camelford, co. Cornwall, executor of Elizabeth Howell.Crown Lease Book IV. p. 248.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the security of William Mitford, as Receiver General for co. Sussex.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 264.
Aug. 31Petition to the Treasury from Mr. Milward, gardener at Kensington.Concerning the repairs necessary in the new gardens at Kensington.Reference Book X. p. 134.
Report to same from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of John Kilby and Margaret Seaman, his daughter, wife of Jonathan Seaman, master of the “Lamb.” concerning said Kilby's bond for his son-in-law, said ship having been condemned for smuggling. 4 pages.
Appending:—
(a) Said petition with Treasury order of reference, dated 1739, 10, 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 27.
Sept. 4Petition to the Treasury from Ethelred Davy. et al. detailed.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax, 1739, for part of Devon and other counties detailed respectively: and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. 261.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To make forth debentures for drawback on tobacco re-exported in April, 1732, by Thomas Seel, of Liverpool, merchant.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from said Commissioners on said Seel's petition.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 380–2.
Same to sameTo permit the relanding of goods shipped in June last on board the Spanish ships “Nuestra Sigñora del Carmen,” Francesco del Valle, master, and “Nuestra Sigñora de Begona,” Pablo de y Gareda, master, by George FitzGerald, senior and junior, of London, merchants.
Prefixing:—Report as above.
Ibid, pp. 382–3.
Sept. 5Warrant under the royal sign manual to the Post-masters General.To station 2 packets between Lisbon and Gibraltar for keeping a correspondence between those places, same having been done on the misunderstanding with Spain in 1727.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 361.
Petition to the Treasury from John Savary, Receiver of the deduction of 6d per £.Proposing sureties on his appointment -
Referred:—To the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.
Reference Book X. p. 134.
Same to same from Ralph Jenison, Master of His Majesty's Buckhounds.Concerning a kiln and mill for drying and grinding oatmeal, which are needed at New Lodge, Windsor Forest.Ibid, p. 135.
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Sept. 6]
Memorial to the Treasury from Thomas Hill, citizen and grocer, of London.Concerning the fine of 130l. on his conviction for selling fabricated tea.
Endorsed:—The report of the Commissioners of Excise to be looked out. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 28.
Sept. 6Edward Thompson to T. Hill. merchant, Tower Hill, London.Concerning Hill's desire for Thompson's intercession with the Treasury on his behalf. Advises him to wait on Mr. Winnington. ½ page.Ibid, No. 29.
Sept. 9Petition to the Treasury from Bartholomew Wimberley.For extension of lease of a stable and coach-house in Castle Street, and a messuage called the “Coach and Horses” in Shugg Lane.Crown Lease Book V. p. 169.
Sept. 11Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the security of John Savary -
Prefixing:—Certificate to the Treasury by George Arbuthnot, sworn attorney in the office of His Majesty's Remembrancer (in the absence of the Remembrancer and his Deputy), as to sufficiency of said security.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 242.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To pass the baggage of Prince Scherbatow, minister from the Czarina just arrived in London.Letter Book XIX. p. 512–3.
Sept. 12Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of William Carter et al. detailed, as Receivers General for part of Suffolk and for other counties detailed respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 64.
Royal sign manual to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To place on the military establishment of Ireland the allowance of a day's pay for the 29th of February in every Leap year to the officers and privates of the horse, foot and dragoons on said establishment.Irish Book IX. p. 161.
Petition [to the Treasury] from Edward Hicky and Barbara his wife.For relief concerning an arrear due to the Crown in 1687, from Richard Purcell, Collector of Excise and Customs, co. Tipperary.
Referred:—To the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Ibid, p. 162.
Thomas Revell to [John Scrope].Praying convoy for the “Saint George,” Joseph Wright, master, lying at Portsmouth, and freighted by said Revell to convey provisions for Col. Oglethorpe's regiment in Georgia. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 30.
Warrant under the royal sign manual.Determining from 1739, Midsummer, the pension of 300l. per an., payable to Charles Lord Elphinstone, formerly granted by a Privy Seal of 10 April, 1 Geo. II.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 368.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to the Rt. Hon. Pattee Viscount Torrington, of a piece of ground with the appurtenaces in the precinct of Whitehall.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin of the premises and memorandum by Auditor William Lowndes, ratal by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands, and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book V. pp. 188–92.
Same to sameFor same of a messuage, &c., in Richmond, Surrey, to Thomas Sayer, as the nominee of Henry Flitcroft.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 193–6.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of all mines of copper or lead found or to be found with in the wastes of the parish of Llysfaen, co. Carnarvon, of which Christopher Butler prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Butler's petition for same.
Ibid, 197–8.
Same to sameFor same of 6 messuages in Pall Mall, Great Ryder Street, Bury Street and King Street, in the bailiwick of St. James's, of which John Harrison prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 198–9.
Sept. 14Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of the Prison-house and some lands and cottages at Wallingford, Berks, and of the site of the mansion house of Ewelme, with other lands, &c., in the county of Oxford, of which William Hucks prays a reversionary lease.Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Hucks's petition for same. Crown Lease Book V. pp. 199–201.
Same to sameFor same of 2 houses in Borr Street, Abingdon, Berks, of which James Dolling prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 201–2.
Same to sameFor same of 2 houses in St. James's Market and Piccadilly, of which Edward Lapley prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 202–3.
Same to the Stamp Commissioners.For stay of process against Thomas Brereton et al. sureties for William Tonge, distributor of stamps for co. Lancaster.
Prefixing:—Petition to the Treasury from said Brereton et al.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 242.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the delivery of furniture detailed to the Hon. Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, for the use of the officers of the said Removing Wardrobe: to an estimate of 295l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. 128.
Same for same of same from same to same.For the delivery to Mr. Barnard Gates of liveries and waistcoats for the children of the Chapel for the year 1739; to an estimate of 264l.Ibid, 129.
Same for same of same from same to same.For the usual allowance of clothes to John Wynn, a child of the Chapel, whose voice has changed: to an estimate of 10l.Ibid.
Sept. 17Chr. Tilson (in the absence of the Secretaries to the Treasury) to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding for audit three lists appended in abstract of Thomas Revel's of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1739, March 26 to April 22, 21 May to June 17, and June 18 to July 15, respectively.Letter Book XIX. p. 513.
Sept. 19Same to the Secretary to the Postmaster General.For an exact certificate of Mr. Ellis's debt to the Crown, to the discharge of which their Lordships have agreed upon perusal of the Postmaster General's report, the debt being described as 220l. or thereabouts. “Such a word as ‘thereabouts’ in a debt to the Crown cannot well and fairly be discharged.”Ibid. p. 513.
Sept. 20Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revel.For 1,040l. 5s. 0d. for victualling Gibraltar Garrison, 1738–9, March 7 to 1739, Sept. 7.Reference Book X. p. 136.
Sept. 25Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For the usual allowance of clothes to Edward Henry Purcell, a child of the Chapel, whose voice is changed, to an estimate of 10l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 129.
Same for same of same from same to same.For the delivery to Richard Scot, Master of the Barges to her late Majesty, of liveries for himself and 24 royal water men detailed.Ibid, p. 130.
Petition to Sir Robert Walpole from Richard Jackson, an informer.For further reward for his informations against Luke Coleby, Richard Blunt, and John Barns, condemned for run and dyed tea. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCI. No. 33.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of 3 messuages in Charles Street and St. Alban's Street, of which James Rokeby prays a reversionary lease. Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Rokeby's petition for same.Crown Lease Book V. pp. 06–7.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Christopher Nelson of a messuage and certain lands, &c., in Barrow, co. Lincoln.
Prefixing:—Particulars in Latin of the premises and memorandum by Auditor C. Shelley, ratal by the Surveyor General, and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 208–12.
Sept. 26Petition to the Treasury from John Sandell, porter of the Mint at the Tower.For an additional allowance, his salary being only 25l., and his attendance so constantly required that he cannot follow any other business.Reference Book X. p. 136.
Sept. 27Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Abergavenny.For the provision of chapel plate detailed. for James Glen, Governor of South Carolina, for the use of his Majesty's chapel there; to an estimate of 80l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. 130.
Sept. 29Christopher Tilson (in the of the Secretaries to the Treasury) to the Auditor of the Receipt.For a certificate of the interest remaining in arrear on the 500,000l. loan on salt, 1735, it being provided in last session's Land Tax Act for 1739 that the deficiency at 1739, Sept. 29, of the land tax for 1737 to satisfy charges thereupon is to be made good out of supplies, 1739.Letter Book XIX. p. 514.