Warrants for the Payment of Money
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'Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1739, January-March', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4: 1739-1741 (1901), pp. 134-151. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91927 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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1739, January–March

1739.
TABLE II.
Warrants, Orders, Privy Seals, and Sign Manuals relating to the Payment of Money.
1738–9.
Date.Payee.Amount.The Account on which the Order or Warrant is made.Reference.
£s.d.
1738.
Dec. 22
Horatio Walpole, Usher of the Receipt.78513Necessaries delivered to the several new offices of the Receipt, half-year to 1738, Michaelmas.Order Book XVII. p. 63.
Same - -1,33623Same for same to the ancient offices ibid, 1738, Easter and Trinity terms.Ibid.
1738–9.
Jan. 1
Arthur Collins -10000Royal bounty - -King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 195.
Jan.Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment.2801001738, Xmas quarter's salary and incidents bills.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 259, 292.
170610½1738, Xmas quarter's salary and incidents bills.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 259, 292.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.10000Patent fee for the year ended 1738, Xmas, as Principal Secretaries of State.Ibid, p. 180.
each.
Thomas Lowther -1,00000His Majesty's service - -Ibid, p. 47.
John Selwyn senior, Treasurer to the late Queen.5,40418To complete (together with 8,260l. 0s. 2d. already paid) the payments for the late Queen's debts.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 196.
Salt Establishment, Scotland.94319101738, Xmas Quarter's salary bill, detailed.North Britain Book XII. pp. 318–20.
Customs establishment, ibid.5,79320Same - - -Ibid, 321–32.
John Harris, Paymaster of Works.40,00000Imprest for the service of His Majesty's works.Money Book XXXIX. 346.
Jan. 3Henry Tolcher, tide surveyor, Plymouth port.20000Incidents over and above his charges in prosecuting the “Swan” brigantine for unlawfully landing goods at Plymouth.Customs Book XIV. p. 336.
Jan. 4Miles Cook, gent. -40000Royal bounty -King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 197.
Samuel Lord Masham, King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.5424Parchment and other necessaries for the blank books of the Surveyor General of Customs, London Port, for the year to 1738, Xmas.Money Book XXXIX. p. 176.
Same - - -437810Same for same of the Customers, Comptrollers and Searchers of the outports for said year.Ibid.
Same -45120Fees to himself and his clerks, usually paid by the Customers of the outports for passing their accounts for said year.Ibid, 179.
Salusbury Cade, Receiver and Paymaster General of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners.1,500001738, Michaelmas quarter for said Band of Pensioners.Ibid, p. 85.
Nicholas Paxton - -1,50000Imprest for the expenses of His Majesty's law causes.Ibid, p. 45.
House Duties Establishment.324109Incidents bill 1738, Xmas quarter.Ibid, p. 350.
Same - -677100Salary bill same quarter -Ibid, p. 351.
Jan. 5Matthew Skinner, constituted Chief Justice of Chester, Flint, Denbigh and Montgomery.20000Letters patent dormant for his salaries and diet for his office as such, to date from 6 Nov. 12 Geo. II.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 198–200.
50000Letters patent dormant for his salaries and diet for his office as such, to date from 6 Nov. 12 Geo. II.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 198–200.
3000Letters patent dormant for his salaries and diet for his office as such, to date from 6 Nov. 12 Geo. II.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 198–200.
per an.
Jan. 8Underkeepers of Cranborne Chace.1000Half-year's allowance for hay for the deer to 1738, Midsummer.Money Book XXXIX. p. 263.
Thomas Martyn - -100001738, Michaelmas term, as second Justice of Carnarvon, Merioneth and Anglesea.Order Book XVII. p. 71.
Rogers Holland, John Trevor, Henry Beeston, Richard Carter, Henry Procter.10000Same as respectively Chief Justice of Carnarvon, Merioneth and Anglesea; same of Carmarthen, Pembroke and Cardigan; second Justice of same; Chief Justice of Glamorgan, Brecon and Radnor; and second Justice of same.Ibid, p. 72.
each.
George Clive -2500Same term as Fifth Baron of the Exchequer.Ibid.
Jan. 9John Walker, chief Usher of the Exchequer Court.38616Same term's necessaries for said Court, and allowance of 5d. a day in lieu of diet.Ibid, p. 73.
Jan. 9Civil List, Scotland -9,2771510½1738, Xmas quarter -North Britain Book XII. pp. 340–3.
Post Office Establishment (General and Penny).2,151158Salary bill. detailed, for 1738, Michaelmas quarter.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 351–3.
52914Salary bill. detailed, for 1738, Michaelmas quarter.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 351–3.
Same - - -2,151158Same for 1738, Xmas quarterIbid, p. 353.
52914Same for 1738, Xmas quarterIbid, p. 353.
Earl of Strafford -9930Overpayments of Post Fines answered direct to the Crown by various sheriffs in excess of said Earl's farm of said fines.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Rob. Gardner, deputy Clerk of the Pipe, of said overpayments.
Ibid, p. 355.
Jan. 10Bank of England20,000001 year to 1738, Sept. 29, on 11 Geo. I., being 4 % annuities on 500,000l. residue of 2,000,000l. in Exchequer bills delivered up by the Bank to be cancelled.Ibid, p. 358; Order Book XVII. p. 79.
Jan. 11George Middleton -1,98146To reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 198.
109146To reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 198.
Jan. 15Earl of Wilmington -1,000001738, Michaelmas quarter as President of the Privy Council.Money Book XXXIX. p. 98.
Earl of Cholmondeley30000Same quarter's allowance as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.Ibid, p. 169.
John Duke of Montagu30000Same quarter's pension -Ibid, p. 50.
James Vernon, Temple Stanyan, Walter Cary, William Sharpe.25000Same quarter's salaries as Clerks of the Privy Council.Ibid, p. 44.
Same - - - -10000Same as such for attending to the dispatch of Trade and Plantation matters before said Council.Ibid.
Thomas Lowther -1,20000His Majesty's service -Ibid, p. 47.
Duke of Dorset -385001738, Michaelmas quarter, on his pension of 1,540l. per an.Ibid, p. 134.
Same -27500Same quarter as Governor of Dover Castle and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports.Ibid.
Jan. 15Henry Earl of Pembroke.500001738, Michaelmas quarter's annuity as Groom of the Stole, and in that respect as First Gentleman of the Bedchamber.Money Book XXXIX. p. 359.
Earl of Dunmore, Earl Waldegrave, John Lord Hinton, Simon Lord Harcourt; William Earl Cowper, Earls of Selkirk, Essex and Albemarle.25000Same quarter, as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.Ibid.
each.
Duke of St. Albans, Duke of Marlborough, Henry Earl of Rochford; Thomas Viscount Fauconberg.13619850 days, 1738, Aug. 11 to Sept. 29, as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.Ibid, pp. 359–60.
each.
Sir Robert Rich, John Clavering, James Brudenell, Charles Churchill, John Campbell, James Campbell, Thomas Paget.125001738, Michaelmas quarter's annuity or yearly pension as Grooms of the Bedchamber.Ibid, p. 360.
each.
John Lord Hervey -15000Same quarter, as Vice Chamberlain of the Household.Ibid, p. 361.
Jan. 16Earl of Warwick -20000Same quarter's pension -Ibid, p. 45.
Earl of Essex, Keeper of St. James's Park.226163Same quarter's allowances &c. for self and under keepers, and for the fish, fowl, hay, &c. of said Park.Ibid, p. 84.
Same, Keeper of Hyde Park.10000Same for same of said Park, and on the allowance for loss of herbage of that part of the Park laid into Kensington Gardens.Ibid, 85.
Charles, Duke of St. Albans, Master of the Hawks.34326Same quarter on his fees and allowances of 182l. 10s. 0d. per an., 30l. per lunary month, and 800l. per an.Ibid, p. 77.
Same - - -25000Same quarter's pension -Ibid.
Duke of Kent - -50000Same -Ibid.
Andrew Foster - -11,00000To reimburse the like expenses for His Majesty's special service.King's Warrant Book XXIII. p. 201.
Jan. 17Francis Earl of Godolphin, Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Seal.485001738, Michaelmas quarter's fee of 20s. per day and allowances of 4l. per day in lieu of diet, and 1,175l. per an. for the better support of said office.Money Book XXXIX. p. 47; Order Book XVII. p. 28.
2931501738, Michaelmas quarter's fee of 20s. per day and allowances of 4l. per day in lieu of diet, and 1,175l. per an. for the better support of said office.Money Book XXXIX. p. 47; Order Book XVII. p. 28.
(? 6411510)
Jan. 17Charles Lord Cornwallis, Warden Chief Justice and Justice in Eyre, Trent South.4161341738, Michaelmas quarter on his fees of 100l. and 100 marks per an., and allowances of 800l. and 700l. per an.Money Book XXXIX. p. 76.
Charles, Viscount Townshend.17500Same quarter's annuity as Master of His Majesty's Jewels.Ibid, p. 268.
Duke of Grafton -75000Same quarter's pension - -Ibid, p. 358.
Jan. 19John Selwyn, junior -4,9532Same quarter for salaries and pensions to the late Queen's servants, and for Robert Sutton's arrears of salary as one of the Gentlemen Ushers of the Privy Chamber to said Queen.King's Warrant Book XXXIII p. 202.
15000Same quarter for salaries and pensions to the late Queen's servants, and for Robert Sutton's arrears of salary as one of the Gentlemen Ushers of the Privy Chamber to said Queen.King's Warrant Book XXXIII p. 202.
Wine Licence Office -324111738, Xmas quarter's incidents bill.Money Book XXXIX. p. 362.
Same - -577100Same quarter's salary bill, detailed.Ibid, p. 363.
Stephen Poyntz, Governor to the Duke of Cumberland.1,021104To satisfy and discharge sundry allowances for servants, tradesmen's bills and other services due before the Duke's present establishment commenced.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 198.
Jan. 23Matthew Skinner, Justice of Chester, Flint, Denbigh and Montgomery.20000Dormant warrant for his respective salaries as such to date from 1738, Nov. 6.Money Book XXXIX. p. 364.
50000Dormant warrant for his respective salaries as such to date from 1738, Nov. 6.Money Book XXXIX. p. 364.
3000Dormant warrant for his respective salaries as such to date from 1738, Nov. 6.Money Book XXXIX. p. 364.
per an.
Thomas Cox -6693Printing a report, by order of the House of Commons, 1737.Ibid, p. 365.
Robert Skyrin, Undersheriff of London and Middlesex.20000Rewards paid for the arrests of John Fellows, Joseph Upton, Sarah Woodcock, Charles Goulding, and Thomas Raby, felons.Ibid, p. 366.
Thomas Bold, Undersheriff of London and Middlesex.20000Same for same of Terry Gerrard, William Moreland, Jonathan Austin, George Greenway alias Greenaway, Jonathan Thomas.Ibid. p. 367.
Joshua Sharpe30000Expenses in passing a new commission, dated 1737, Nov. 2, for making a survey of the Courts of Justice in England and Wales.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 201.
Jan. 23Excise establishment, Scotland.1,845191738, Xmas quarter's salary bill, detailed.North Britain Book XII. pp. 344–6.
Same - -59699Same quarter's incidents bill, detailed.Ibid, 346–8.
John Temple, auditor of the duties on coffee, tea and chocolate.31990Additional expense for auditing account of said duties, 1732–38.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from the Excise Commissioners, London, on Temple's memorial for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. pp. 123–4.
Sir William Fowlis, Bart.12000Dormant warrant for salary as head searcher in the port of London.Customs Book XIV. p. 341.
per an.
Hawkers and Pedlars Establishment.470001738, Xmas quarter's salary bill.Money Book XXXIX. p. 141.
Thomas Lowther -1,50000His Majesty's service -Ibid, p. 47.
Reverends Lewis de Bonneval and William Balfour.2000Royal bounty for passage money as ministers to Jamaica and Virginia respectively.Ibid. p. 17.
each.
Sackville, Earl of Thanet, Sheriff of Westmorland.54108Overpayments in account as such.Ibid., p. 282.
4378Overpayments in account as such.Ibid., p. 282.
John Rash, same of Surrey.11644Same - - -Ibid
Jan. 24Thomas Walker, Surveyor General of Crown lands.10000Half-year to 1738, Xmas -Order Book XVII. p. 80.
Jan. 26Bank of England24,000001 Year to 1739, June 24, on the 3% annuities on 800,000l. in the 1731 lottery and charges of management of same from 1731, June 24, at the rate of 288l. per an.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 373–4.
2,304001 Year to 1739, June 24, on the 3% annuities on 800,000l. in the 1731 lottery and charges of management of same from 1731, June 24, at the rate of 288l. per an.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 373–4.
Same - -30,00000Same period on 3% annuities on the million lottery, raised by virtue of the Act of Parliament of 12 Geo. I., and charges of management of same from 1726, Michaelmas, at the rate of 360l. per an.Ibid, 374–5.
4,59000Same period on 3% annuities on the million lottery, raised by virtue of the Act of Parliament of 12 Geo. I., and charges of management of same from 1726, Michaelmas, at the rate of 360l. per an.Ibid, 374–5.
Dr. Edward Hulse, Physician in Ordinary to His Majesty. -30000Royal warrant dormant to the Treasurer of the Chamber for his salary as such.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 204.
per an.
Brinley Skinner -30s. a day.From Sept. 29 last “until he shall be provided for in our service.”Ibid, 204–5.
Feb. 1Earl of Warwick -200001738, Xmas quarter's pension.Money Book XXXIX. p. 45.
William Fortescue, one of the Justices of the Court of Common Pleas, loco Sir John Comyns.1,50000Dormant warrant for salary as such, to date from 1738, July 7.ibid. p. 367.
per an.
Baron Parker - -1,50000Same - - -Ibid.
per an.
Lord Chief Baron Comyns.2,00000Same - -Ibid.
per an.
Feb. 3Edward Byam, Lieutenant Governor of Antigua.10000Half-year's allowance due January 28.Order Book XVII. p. 85.
Feb. 5Richard Arundell, Master and Worker of the Mint.20,00000Imprest for the service of the Mint.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 207; Money Book XXXIX. p. 377.
out of Coinage money.
William Steuart -50,00000Imprest upon account to pay pensions, annuities, and bounties.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 206;Money Book XXXIX. p. 378.
Feb. 6Charles, Duke of Richmond, Master of the Horse.10,00000Imprest towards the extraordinary expense of the Royal Stables.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 206.
Feb. 10Henry Fane, Clerk of the Foreign Estreats in the Exchequer Court.34151738, June 24 to November 9, when he surrendered said office.Money Book XXXIX. p. 78; Order Book XVII. p. 86.
(? 1936½)
Feb. 14Thomas Hill. Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade.2871001738, Michaelmas quarter's salaries and incidents of said office.Money Book XXXIX. p. 244.
2761591738, Michaelmas quarter's salaries and incidents of said office.Money Book XXXIX. p. 244.
William Lord Abergavenny, Master or Treasurer of His Majesty's Jewels.70000Salary as such over and above the yearly fee of 50l. and all other fees, salaries and allowances.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 211–2.
per an.
Thomas Revell -3,9391611Victualling Gibraltar garrison, 1738, August 14 to Oct. 8.
Appending:— Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts, and lists of the men victualled.
Ibid, pp. 203–4.
Feb. 15Owners, adventurers, and fishermen of Great Yarmouth.16000Allowance in consideration of their payment of the duties of Excise of strong beer provided by them for the North Sea, and herring fishery.Ibid.
Feb. 15William Tatton, Sheriff of Chester.4000Reward paid for arrest of James Huline, felon.Money BookXXXIX. p. 368.
Sir Hugh Smithson, same of Co. York.4000Same for same of Stephen Watson, felon.Ibid.
Charles Maltby and Nathaniel Roe, same of Norwich.8000Same for same of Richard Haleand John Hewes, felons.Ibid.
William Sperrin -3,65000To reimburse the like sum spent in paying sundry bills drawn from abroad for His Majesty's service.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 211.
Lewis Grant - -40000Royal sign manual for a Privy Seal for a pension to that amount being the pension hitherto paid to Alexander Hay, commonly called Lord Alexander Hay, some time since deceased, to be payable from 1737, Dec. 22.Ibid, p. 215.
per an.
Mathew Wymondesold, Sheriff of Berks.2519Overpayment in account as such.Money Book XXXIX. p. 282.
Feb. 21Thomas Lowther -1,00000His Majesty's service - -Ibid, p. 47.
Reverend Thomas Chase.2000Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to Maryland.Ibid, p. 380.
Feb. 22Hawkers and Pedlars Establishment.283149Incidents bill, prefixed in detail, for half year to 1738, Xmas.Ibid, p. 379.
Feb. 23John Basket - -4,998910King's printers bills, for paper and printing Acts of Parliament, proclamations, &c., 1 year to 1738, June 24.Ibid, p. 378.
John Scrope - -6,00000Secret service - - -King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 216.
Feb. 26Thomas Martyn -100001738, Hilary Term, as Second Justice of Carnarvon, Merioneth and Anglesea.Order Book XVII. p. 71.
Rogers Holland, John Trevor, Henry Beeston, Richard Carter, Henry Procter.10000Same as Welsh Justices ut supra p. 135 1738–9, Jan. 8.Ibid, p. 72.
each.
George Clive - -2500Same as Fifth Baron of the Exchequer.Ibid.
Feb. 27Henry Pelham, Paymaster of the Forces.500,00000Imprest for the service of the Guards, Garrisons and Land Forces, anno 1739.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 216.
Feb. 27James Serces, Minister of the French Chapel at St. James s.1,00000To be disposed of as Royal Bounty towards the relief of Foreign Protestants.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 217.
Feb. 28Nicholas Paxton -1,00000His Majesty's law causes -Money Book XXXIX. p. 45.
March 1Richard Lowndes, Sheriff of Bucks.1911Overpayment in account as such.Ibid, p. 282.
James Hargrave, same of Northumberland.2634Same - -Ibid.
March 8Sir Charles Dalton50001738, Michaelmas quarter, as Gentleman Usher Black Rod, on his allowance of 200l. per an. in lieu of certain perquisites and allowances which did belong to the Gentleman Usher Black Rod, and are released to the Crown.Ibid, p. 88.
Richard Fitzwilliams, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Bahamas.20000Half year due 1738, Midsummer, on his allowance.Order Book XVII. p. 100.
Henry Ballowe and Abraham Farley, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer.4000Allowance 1738, Michaelmas and Hilary terms, for sorting and ordering the records.Ibid, p. 89.
March 12John Walker, Chief Usher of the Exchequer Court.237160Necessaries furnished for the use of said Court, Hilary term, and diet allowance for himself at the rate of 5d. a day.Ibid, p. 73.
March 13John Plumptre, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance.100,00000Imprest for land and sea services of the Office of Ordnance.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 222.
March 14John Shepherd -2,00000To reimburse expenses for His Majesty's special services.Ibid.
March 15William Bell, junr.6134Dormant warrant for his salary as customer or collector of Gloucester port.Customs Book XIV. p. 347.
per an.
March 20Earl of Galloway200001738, Michaelmas quarter's allowance.Money Book XXXIX. p. 284.
Commissioners for Trade, detailed.2,00000Same quarter's salaries - -Ibid, p. 45.
Charles Hope - -10000Same quarter's annuity - -Ibid, p. 92.
George Middleton, of London, goldsmith.15000Same quarter's incidents to the Commissioners of Police, Scotland, to be disposed of according to orders under the hands of said Commissioners, viz: William Earl of Sutherland, David Earl of Buchan, Charles Earl of Lauderdale, James Earl of Hyndford. Thomas Earl of Haddington, James Lord Torpichen, Alexander Hay, commonly called Lord Alexander Hay, Charles Erskine, and David Haldane.Ibid.
March 20John Earl of Crawford, Simon Lord Lovat, John Lord Bellenden, George Lord Reay, Charles Lord Elphinstone, Dr. Andrew St. Clair, William Maxwell, Lieut. Lawrence Drummond, Janet Smith widow, William Earl of Home.625001738, Michaelmas quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances, viz:—500l., 400l., 400l., 200l., 300l., 200l., 100l., 100l., 100l., 200l.Money Book XXXIX p. 93.
David Lord Balgony -10000Same - - - -Ibid.
Earl of Kintore - -5000Same quarter's annuity - -Ibid, 94.
Earl of Ilay and George Campbell, goldsmith.5000Same quarter for late Lord Forbes's children.Ibid.
Martha Johnston, widow.12100Same quarter's pension - -Ibid.
George Lord Mordington.5000Same quarter on his two allowances of 100l. and 100l. payable under two respective letters of Privy Seal of dates 1728, April 10, and 1731, March 30.Ibid, 95.
Francis Whitworth -5000Half-year to same date as Surveyor General of Woods North and South of the Trent.Ibid.
George Turbill -50001738, Michaelmas quarter, as Keeper of the Records relating to the Forfeited Estates, England.Ibid.
Charles Fitzroy - -3348Same quarter as Keeper of His Majesty's Tennis Courts.Ibid, 96.
Samuel Long -5000Same, as Housekeeper of His Majesty's Palace at Newmarket.Ibid.
Poor Ministers of the Isle of Man.2500Same quarter on the annuity granted by Charles II. out of the Hereditary Excise by letters patent of the 22 April, 27 Car II.Ibid.
March 20Richard Bentley -50001738, Michaelmas quarter on his fee or salary as Keeper of His Majesty's Libraries.Money Book XXXIX p. 97.
Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies to His Majesty.2500Same quarter on his annuity of 100l., in lieu and recompence of all allowances by bills and otherwise usually received by the Master of the Ceremonies out of the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber: and on his salary or allowance of 200l. per an.Ibid.
5000Same quarter on his annuity of 100l., in lieu and recompence of all allowances by bills and otherwise usually received by the Master of the Ceremonies out of the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber: and on his salary or allowance of 200l. per an.Ibid.
John Inglis, Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of same.2500Same on his fee or salary of 100l. and fee of 6s. 8d. per day for said offices respectively.Ibid, 98.
3268Same on his fee or salary of 100l. and fee of 6s. 8d. per day for said offices respectively.Ibid, 98.
Dr. Henry Brooke -1000Same quarter as Professor and Reader of Laws, Oxford.Ibid. p. 229.
Corporation of Lyme Regis.2500Same quarter on the annuity for the erection of the “Cobb” Pier.Ibid. p. 1.
Heirs of Col. Fairfax -2500Same quarter on the perpetuity granted by Charles II.Ibid.
Same of Nicholas Yates2500Same on same granted by same.Ibid.
Dr. William Woodford1000Same quarter's fee or salary as Professor and Reader of Physic at the University of Oxford.Ibid, p. 2.
Dr. Christopher Green1000Same on same as same of same at Cambridge.Ibid.
Dr. Francis Dickens -1000Same on same as same of Law ibid.Ibid.
Daniel Graham - -28150Same on same as Apothecary in Ordinary to His Majesty's person.Ibid, p. 3.
Corporation of Berwick2500Same on the allowance for repairing the bridge built by Charles I. over the Tweed.Ibid,
Jane Kien - -7500Same quarter's salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe-keeper at Kensington Palace.Ibid.
Corporation of Dartmouth.1000Same quarter's perpetuity -Ibid, 4.
Provost and Fellows of Eton College.10100Same - - - -Ibid.
March 20Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven.25001738, Michaelmas quarter's fee or salary as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North.Money Book XXXIX. p. 4.
Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes.4961801738, Xmas quarter's expense of the Office of Robes.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 223.
Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House of Commons.50000100 days' fee as such, 1738, November 22 to 1738–9, March 2.Ibid, p. 221.
Charles Turner -6274Dormant warrant for salary as Customer or Collector at Lynn Regis.Customs Book XIV. p. 347.
Same - - - -2000Same for an allowance for a clerk.Ibid, p. 348.
per an.
William Marquis of Lothian.300001738, Michaelmas quarter's pension.Money Book XXXIX. p. 82.
Mungo Haldane - -10000Same quarter's allowance -Ibid.
Captain George Munro10000Same quarter's annuity -Ibid.
Robert Smith - -37100Same quarter as Master of Mechanics.Ibid, p. 65.
Thomas Farrington -10000Same as an Auditor of the Exchequer Court.Ibid.
Charles Shelley - -7500Same, as same -Ibid, p. 66.
John Spencer and Hugh Andrews, Keepers of the Council Chamber.1850Same quarter's allowance of 75l. and fee of 2s. 6d. per day.Ibid, p. 74.
22150Same quarter's allowance of 75l. and fee of 2s. 6d. per day.Ibid, p. 74.
Mayor of Macclesfield -2500Half-year to 1738, Sept. 29. on an annuity for a town preacher.Ibid, p. 75.
Taxes Commissioners -146181738, Michaelmas quarter's salary bill.Ibid, p. 383.
Same - - - -461110Incidents bill for same quarterIbid.
William Earl of Essex, Ranger or Keeper of Hyde Park.13500For William Emmerson for watering the whole road through said park and same for watering the Ring, upon the constant residence of the Court at Kensington in the summer season, 1738.Ibid, p. 387.
20000For William Emmerson for watering the whole road through said park and same for watering the Ring, upon the constant residence of the Court at Kensington in the summer season, 1738.Ibid, p. 387.
Lewis Grant -303591737, Dec. 22, to 1738, Sept. 29, on his yearly sum or allowance of 400l.Ibid.
John Lord Hope, William Earl of Sutherland and Charles Earl of Lauderdale.200001738, Michaelmas quarter -Ibid.
200001738, Michaelmas quarter -Ibid.
300001738, Michaelmas quarter -Ibid.
March 20James Lord Torpichen00001738, Michaelmas quarter's allowance.Money Book XXXIX. p. 166.
March 1William Chetwynde -10000Same quarter as Examiner of all Interludes. Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Farces or other Entertainments of the Stage.Ibid, p. 307.
Thomas Odel - -5000Same as Deputy Examiner of sameIbid, 308.
William Earl of Essex5000Same quarter's pension to Lady Charlotte Hyde.Ibid, p. 237.
James Earl of Findlater20000Same quarter's allowance -Order Book XVII. p. 65.
Edward Tucker -12500Same quarter as Surveyor, &c., of the Quarries, Piers, &c., in Portland Isle.Money Book XXXIX. p. 230.
Dr. George Paul, His Majesty's Advocate General.2000Wages or fees for said office for 1 year to 1738, Michaelmas.Ibid.
Richard Earl of Tylney, Warden of Waltham Forest.671001738, Michaelmas quarter, for officers of said Forest.Ibid, p. 388.
Alured Popple, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bermudas.2311810¾Allowance. &c., 1737–8, Jan. 23 to 1738, Sept. 29.Ibid, pp. 388–9.
Sebastian Turst and 7 others, detailed, Sergeants at Arms.200401738, Michaelmas quarter's salaries or fees of 3s. per day each and allowances of 2s. 6d. per day each for board wages.Ibid, p. 175.
Duke of Montagu, Grand Master of the Order of the Bath.12500Same quarter for the officers of said order.Ibid, p. 86.
John Rollos -12100Same quarter as Chief Engraver of Royal Seals, Stamps and Arms.Ibid, p. 88.
Sir Charles Dalton -5000Same quarter as Gentleman Usher Black Rod.Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans -48100Same quarter on his allowance or fee of 10s. a day as Governor and Captain of Windsor Castle.Ibid.
Augustus Earl of Berkeley, Constable of Dean Forest.52100Same, for officers of said Forest.Ibid, p. 89.
Kings at Arms and other officers at arms, detailed.21000Half year due same time -Ibid, p. 90.
March 21John Lord King, Out-ranger of Windsor Forest.30000Half year to 1738, Michaelmas, for self, keepers, incidents, &c., of said Forest.Money Book XXXIX. p. 71.
Richard Bradley- -7500Same as Attorney General of the Province of New York.Ibid, 72.
William Cowper, Knight Harbinger.511681738, Michaelmas quarter, on his annuity of 20 marks and allowances of 10s. per diem by virtue of letters patent of date 1723, June 26.Ibid.
Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Anguish, Edmund Ball, Paymasters of Exchequer Bills.116,70000To discharge the like principal in Exchequer Bills on land tax, 1738.Ibid, p. 381.
Same - - -1,30000For same of Exchequer Bills on Malt, 1737.
Appending:—Certificate by said Paymasters.
Ibid.
Horatio Walpole -1,30000One quarter's ordinary from 1738, July 6 to Oct. 5, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the States General, and 1 bill of extraordinaries appended.Ibid, p. 382.
40000One quarter's ordinary from 1738, July 6 to Oct. 5, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the States General, and 1 bill of extraordinaries appended.Ibid, p. 382.
March 22Earl Waldegrave, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France1,30000Quarter's ordinary as such to 1738, Sept. 12.Ibid, p. 392.
Benjamin Keene. Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Spain.776001738, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary and one bill of extras detailed.Ibid, 392–3.
454501738, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary and one bill of extras detailed.Ibid, 392–3.
Edward Finch, same to Sweden.77600Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
10000Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
Thomas Villiers, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Poland.268002 bills of extras, detailed -Ibid.
100002 bills of extras, detailed -Ibid.
James Lord Tyrawley, Envoy Extraordinary to Portugal.485001738. Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 4 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 394–5.
75001738. Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 4 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 394–5.
305121738. Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 4 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 394–5.
75001738. Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 4 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 394–5.
75001738. Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 4 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 394–5.
Thomas Robinson, Minister to the Emperor of Germany.48500Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
42600Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
Thomas Villiers, Envoy, &c., to Poland.48500Same ordinary -Ibid, 394.
March 22Arthur Stert, one of the Commissaries to treat with those of Spain on matters arising by the Treaty of Seville.485001738, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary.Money Book XXXIX. p. 394.
Executors of James Dayrolle, late Resident with the States General.29100Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras detailed.Ibid, pp. 396–7.
15000Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras detailed.Ibid, pp. 396–7.
Walter Titley, Resident with the King of Denmark.29100Same and same, detailedIbid.
10000Same and same, detailedIbid.
Sir Cyril Wich, Envoy Extraordinary to the Hanse Towns.29100Same ordinary and 2 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid.
7500Same ordinary and 2 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid.
7500Same ordinary and 2 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid.
Claudius Rondeau29100Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras detailed.Ibid.
10000Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras detailed.Ibid.
Charles Fane, Resident at the Court of Florence.29100Same ordinary and 2 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 398.
10000Same ordinary and 2 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 398.
10000Same ordinary and 2 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 398.
William Reade, Consul General at Tripoli.9500Same ordinary on his salary of 380l. a year by Privy Seal of 1730, August 30.Ibid.
Abraham Castres, Consul at Madrid.12500Same on same of 500l. a year by same of 1734, March 30.Ibid.
William Cayley, same at Cadiz.5000Same on same of 200l. a year by same of 1728, April 10.Ibid.
John Dean, same in Flanders.5000Same on same by same of 1731, May 29.Ibid.
William Latton, same at Tetuan.62100Same on same of 250l. a year by same of 1735, August 31.Ibid, p. 399.
Thomas Pelham, Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to France.19400Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras detailed.Ibid, 99–400.
13000Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras detailed.Ibid, 99–400.
Arthur Villettes, Secretary at Turin.19400Same ordinary - -Ibid, p. 399.
Robert Trevor, same to the Extraordinary Embassy to the States General.19400Same - - - -Ibid.
Executors of John Crookshanks, late Secretary to the Commissaries appointed to treat with those of Spain on matters arising by the Treaty of Seville.19400Same - - -Ibid.
March 22James Cope, Secretary to the Commissaries appointed to treat at Antwerp with those of the Emperor and the States General.194001738, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary.Money Book XXXIX. p. 399.
Melchior Guy Dickens, Secretary at Berlin.19400Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 399–400.
10000Same ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 399–400.
Martin Bladen, Samuel Tuffnell, and John Drummond.38800Same ordinary as Commissaries in Flanders appointed to treat with those of the Emperor and the States General.Ibid, p. 400.
each.
Joseph Day - -9700Same quarter residing at Dunkirk for His Majesty's service during the absence of Col. Lascelles His Majesty's Commissary there.Ibid, p. 401.
Charles Holzendorff -10000Same quarter on his allowance for services performed and to be performed in foreign parts.Ibid.
Executors of George Woodward, late Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Poland.721001 bill of extras, detailed, as such.Ibid.
Denton Boate, employ- ed as Secretary at the Court of Poland on the death of said Woodward.245001 bill of extras, detailed -Ibid, p. 402.
1739.
March 26
Charles Bettridge, porter attending at the Exchequer Gate.500Lady Day quarter's allowance for the better securing His Majesty's Treasure.Order Book XVII. p. 49.
Henry Ballow, senior deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer.1000Same, for locking up said Treasure.Ibid,
Horatio Walpole -12500Half-year due Lady Day, as Surveyor and Auditor General of His Majesty's Revenues in America.Ibid. p. 41.
John Dawson - -121001739, Lady Day quarter, keeping the Register of the public loans in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt.Ibid. p. 48.
Clerks of the Treasury, detailed.30000Same quarter's salaries- -Money Book XXXIX. p. 342.
Carleton Hayward -5000Same quarter's allowance as one of the Solicitors for negotiating and looking after the affairs of the Treasury.Ibid.
March 26Nathaniel Cowdery -25001739, Lady Day quarter for extraordinary services in the office of Auditor of the Receipt.Money Book XXXIX. p. 307.
Sir Thomas Allin and Wentworth Odiarne, two of His Majesty's Sergeants at Arms.5010Same quarter on their salaries of 3s. per day and allowances of 2s. 6d. per day for board wages.Ibid. p. 250.
Lords of the Treasury -2,00000Same quarter's salaries - -Ibid. p. 29.
Sir Robert Walpole -40000Same, as Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid.
Henry Fane - -5000Same, for sorting &c., books and papers in the Treasury Office.Ibid, 30.
John Couraud - -5000Same, as His Majesty's Latin Secretary.Ibid, 33.
John Jones, Messenger of His Majesty's Chamber.1500Same, for attending the Treasury on His Majesty's business.Ibid.
Same, as Treasury Messenger to attend the Officers of the Customs.1500Same, on His allowance of 3s. 4d. per day.Ibid. 34.
Richard Andrews -37100Same, as Solicitor for his Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court.Ibid, 35.
David Polhill - -37100Same, as Supervisor of the digesting &c., of the Records in the Tower.Ibid, 36.
George Holmes -2500Same, as Chief Clerk for same.Ibid.
Thomas Mann, et al. detailed.14500Same quarter's salaries and incidents as attendants, &c., at the Treasury Office.Ibid, p. 204.
John Lawton - -12000Same quarter's extra allowance for the increased records in the Chapter House.Ibid. p. 125.
March 27David Polhill, Keeper of the Records in the Tower.12500Same quarter - -Order Book XVII. p. 52.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment.280100Same quarter's salary and incidents bills.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 259, 292.
97136Same quarter's salary and incidents bills.Money Book XXXIX. pp. 259, 292.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.462100Same quarter on their allowance of 1,850l. per an. each as Principal Secretaries of State.Ibid. p. 170.
each.
John Beresford, et al. clerks.77100Same quarter, making up the books of the Public Revenue.Ibid. p. 24.
March 27Thomas Revell -3,96692Victualling Gibraltar Garrison 1738, Oct. 9. to Dec. 3.
Appending:—Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts and lists of the regiments victualled.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 236–7.
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Abraham Farley, Henry Ballowe, Anthony Browne and John Aubrey as clerks and ministers of the Receipt; and Edward Sleech as clerk to Robert LordWalpole, Clerk of the Pells.3000Various allowances detailed for attendance, &c., in vacation time, &c., in counting and levying tallies, &c.Order Book XVII. p. 91.
March 28John Earl of Crawford25000Half-year due 1739, Lady Day, on his allowance.Money Book XXXIX. p. 402.
James Earl of Hyndford.200001738, Michaelmas quarter's allowance.Ibid, p. 403.
March 29Customs Establishment London Port.8,141910¼1739, Lady Day quarter's salary bill.Customs Book XIV. p. 311.
Same in the outports -12,39278Same quarter's salary bill -Ibid, p. 349.
John Scrope -8,159160Secret service - -King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 235.
Mathew Woodford -82800Victualling the garrisons of Placentia and Annapolis Royal, 1738, July 1 to Sept. 30.
Appending:—Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.
Ibid, 237–8.