Warrants for the Payment of Money
1739, October-December

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'Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1739, October-December', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4: 1739-1741 (1901), pp. 183-196. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91930 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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1739, October–December

Oct. 2David Polhill, Keeper of the Records in the Tower.125001739, Michaelmas quarter's allowance.Order Book XVII. p. 52.
Horatio Walpole -12500Half-year due Michaelmas, 1739, as Surveyor and Auditor General of Crown Revenues in America.Ibid, p. 41.
Clerks of the Treasury, detailed.300001739, Michaelmas quarter's salary bill.Money Book XXXIX. p. 342.
Carleton Hayward -5000Same quarter's allowance, as a Solicitor for Treasury affairs.Ibid.
Nathaniel Cowdery -2500Same quarter for extraordinary service in the office of Auditor of the Receipt.Ibid, p. 307.
Sir Thomas Allin and Wentworth Odiarne.5010Same quarter, as two of his Majesty's Sergeants at Arms.Ibid, p. 250.
Customs Establishment, London port.8,12110Same quarter's salary billCustoms Book XIV. p. 311.
Thomas Mann, et al. detailed.16500Same quarter, salaries and incidents as attendants, &c., at the Treasury office.Money Book XXXIX. p. 204.
Oct. 2Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment.2801001739, Michaelmas quarter's salary bill.Money Book XL. p. 13.
Same - - - -181710Incidents bill, same quarter -Ibid.
John Selwyn, junior -3,00000Same quarter's establishments respectively for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amelia and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Louisa.Ibid. XXXIX. 404.
3,65416Same quarter's establishments respectively for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amelia and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Louisa.Ibid. XXXIX. 404.
1,16360Same quarter's establishments respectively for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amelia and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Louisa.Ibid. XXXIX. 404.
John Shepherd -1,32120To satisfy bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 376.
Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House of Commons.50000100 days as such to 1739, Sept. 18.Ibid.
Customs Officers, outports.12,5061691739, Michaelmas quarter's salary bill.Customs Book XIV. p. 349.
John Lawton -12000Same quarter's extra allowance for the increased Records in the Chapter House.Money Book XXXIX. p. 125.
John Beresford, et al. clerks.77100Same quarter, making up the books of the Public Revenue.Ibid, p. 24.
Lords of the Treasury -2,00000Same quarter's salary - -Ibid, p. 29.
Sir Robert Walpole -40000Same, as Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid.
Henry Fane -5000Same, sorting, &c. books and papers in the Treasury Office.Ibid, p. 30.
John Couraud -5000Same, as Latin SecretaryIbid, p. 33.
John Jones, Messenger of His Majesty's Chamber.1634Same, attending the Treasury on His Majesty's business.Ibid.
Same, as Treasury messenger to attend the officers of Customs.1634Same, on his allowance of 3s. 4d. per day.Ibid, p. 34.
Richard Andrews37100Same, as Solicitor for His Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court.Ibid, p. 35.
David Polhill -37100Same, as Supervisor of the digesting, &c., of the Records in the Tower.Ibid, p. 36.
George Holmes - -2500Same, as Chief Clerk for sameIbid.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.462100Same quarter, as Principal Secretaries of State.Ibid, p. 170.
each.
Oct. 3Robert Byng, Captain General and Governor in Chief of Barbados.25000Same quarter's moiety salary and dormant warrant for his allowances of 1,200l. and 800l. per an. as such.Ibid XL. p. 14.
George Middleton -1,98146To reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service; and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 377.
109146To reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service; and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 377.
John Dawson -12100Michaelmas quarter, keeping the register of all public loans in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt.Order Book XVII. p. 48.
Oct. 4William Emerson, Keeper of the Gate in Hyde Park.6500Watering the road to Kensington Palace, 1739, summer season.Money Book XL. p. 15.
Oct. 4House Duties Establishment.6771001739, Michaelmas quarter's salary bill.Money Book XL. pp. 15–16.
Same - -1401Same quarter's incidents billIbid, pp. 16–17.
Archibald Bothwell, Master of the Mint in Scotland.1,20000Salaries and expenses of said mint, 1 year to 1739, Michaelmas.Ibid, pp. 17–18.
Reverend Thomas Powell.000Royal bounty for his passage money as a minister to Nevis.Ibid, p. 20.
King of Denmark -14,58368For the quarter ended 1739, Sept. 3 (O.S.). as equal to 62,500 crowns (Hamburg Bank money), being a quarter's subsidy as by the Treaty of Copenhagen of 1739–8, March 14 (O.S.)King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 380.
Oct. 5Bank of England -10,00000Out of Sinking Fund for 6 months' interest on 500,000l. loans on salt, 1735.
Prefixing: — Certificate by Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt of the said interest due.
Money Book XL. pp. 18–19.
John Selwyn, junior -4,70151739, Midsummer quarter for the establishment of the late Queen.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 377.
John Selwyn, senior -1,208116Salaries, allowances, and bills, &c.. for Richmond Lodge to 1739, Midsummer.
Appending:—Account of same
Ibid, pp. 378–9.
Oct. 8Charles Bettridge, Porter at the Exchequer Gate.500Michaelmas quarter, securing His Majesty's treasure.Order Book XVII. p. 49.
Henry Ballow, senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer.1000Same, locking up said treasureIbid.
Oct. 9Major General William Hargrave and 6 others, detailed.50000Levy money for the additional men of the Kings Own Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and for 6 other regiments, detailed.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 380.
each.
Brig. Gen. George Reade and 9 others, detailed, Colonels, &c. of regiments at Gibraltar and Minorca.76168Allowance in lieu of 4 months' off-reckonings for their additional men.Ibid, p. 381.
each.
Same - -16000Allowance for clothing and accoutrements for said additional men.Ibid, pp. 381–2.
each.
Salt Establishment, Scotland.975001739, Michaelmas quarter's salary bill, detailed.North Britain Book XII. pp. 425–7.
Customs Establishment, ibid.5,828120Same -Ibid, pp. 428–40.
John Chatfield, Undersheriff of Surrey.12000Rewards paid for arrests of Noah Gooby, Michael Lucas alias Standley, and John Hanna, felons.Money Book XXXIX. p. 472.
Oct. 9Representatives of Thomas More, the officer appointed 5 Geo. I. to make forth and issue debentures for army debts.3,1461633/16To discharge the surplusage appearing on the foot of his final account.
Appending:— Certificate by Ja. Thomas, Deputy Auditor of Imprests, as to the surplusage; and an abstract, of the case.
Money Book XL. pp. 22–3; Order Book XVII. p. 157.
Oct. 10William Mathew, Capt. Gen. and Gov. in Chief of the Leeward Islands.300001739, Midsummer quarter's allowance as such.Order Book XVII. p. 156.
Oct. 11Earl of Cholmondeley -30000Same quarter as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.Money Book XXXIX. p. 169.
Oct. 15Richard Fitzwilliams, Cap. Gen. &c. of the Bahamas.20000Half-year's salary to 1739, Michaelmas.Order Book XVII. p. 157.
Henry Pelham, Paymaster General of the Forces.200,00000Imprest as part of 500,000l. granted towards augmenting the land forces, as the exigency of affairs hath required.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 385–6.
Oct. 16Lieut. Gen. Piercy Kirk and Brig. Gen. Thomas Paget.50000Levy money for the additional men of their regiments.Ibid, p. 380.
each.
Thomas Revel - -3,870910¾Victualling Gibraltar garrison, 1739, March 26 to May 20.
Appending:—Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts, and lists of the regiments victualled.
Ibid, pp. 383–4.
Robert Jocelyn, Chancellor of Ireland.1,00000Royal bounty for and towards his equipage and preparation for said employment.Irish Book IX. p. 162.
Richard Jackson15000Services to the Customs and Excise revenues.Customs Book XIV. p. 395.
Civil List, Scotland, detailed.9,4031571739, Michaelmas quarterNorth Britain Book XII. pp. 441–4.
Excise Establishment, Scotland.1,8791381739, Michaelmas quarter's salary and incidents bills respectively, detailed.Ibid. pp. 445–7, 447–8.
308191739, Michaelmas quarter's salary and incidents bills respectively, detailed.Ibid. pp. 445–7, 447–8.
South Sea Company -1,092,08827Annuity for 1 year to 1740, Michaelmas, at 4% on 27,302,203l. 5s. 6d., being the present total of their original and increased capital after deduction of 4,000,000l. assigned to the Bank of England, and 6,500,000l. paid off by Parliament, together with 15,858l. 9s.d. for proportionate charges of management.Money Book XL. pp. 24–5.
15,8589Annuity for 1 year to 1740, Michaelmas, at 4% on 27,302,203l. 5s. 6d., being the present total of their original and increased capital after deduction of 4,000,000l. assigned to the Bank of England, and 6,500,000l. paid off by Parliament, together with 15,858l. 9s.d. for proportionate charges of management.Money Book XL. pp. 24–5.
Oct. 17Wine Licence Office -25816Incidents and salary bills for 1739, Michaelmas quarter.Money Book XI. pp. 27–8.
577100Incidents and salary bills for 1739, Michaelmas quarter.Money Book XL. pp. 27–8.
John Scrope -6,414155Secret service -Kings Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 387.
Oct. 1Augustus Schutz - -603081739, Midsummer quarter's expense of the Office of the Robes.Ibid, p. 387.
Oct. 22Arthur Collins -10000Royal bountyIbid, p. 382.
Oct. 3Charles Hatton - -40000SameIbid, p. 385.
Charles de Sailly0000Same -Ibid.
Robert Hamond5200Dormant warrant to John Eckersal, Cashier of Customs, for Hamond's salary as King's Waiter in London port.Customs Book XIV. p. 398.
per an.
Julius Cæsar -1200Same, as Searcher of Customs at Lynn.Ibid.
per an.
Stretly Pegge, Sheriff of Derby.4000Reward paid for arrest of William Wheeldon, a felon.Money Book XXXIX. p. 472.
Edmund Thomas Williamson, same of Southampton.12000Same, for same, of Solomon Draper, Valentine Draper, and Nicholas Downing, felons.Ibid.
Paymasters of Exchequer bills.300,00000To discharge the like principal in Exchequer bills on land tax, 1739.Ibid. XI. p. 29.
Same - -300,00000For same, of Exchequer bills on malt, 1739.Ibid.
Thomas Lowther -2,00000His Majesty's serviceIbid, p. 32.
Oct. 24Sheriffs of England and Wales, detailed.4,00000Expenses of passing their letters patents and fees on their accounts, &c. for the year 1739.Ibid, pp. 30–32.
Bank of England -15,82857Circulating Exchequer bills for 3 months to 1739, Oct. 24.
With statement of said bills outstanding at the latter date.
Ibid, XXXIX. p. 112.
Oct. 5George Marshall -10168Dormant warrant for salary as Comptroller of Customs at Plymouth.Customs Book XIV. p. 398.
Oct. 9Gilbert Fleming, Lieut. Gov. of St. Christopher10000Half-year's allowance to 1739, Oct. 26.Order Book XVII. p. 102.
Oct. 29William Hanmer, Governor of the Island of Nevis.15000Half-year's allowance to 1739, Michaelmas.Order Book XVII. p. 100.
Oct. 31Lieut. Col. Robert Carpenter, Lieut. Gov. of Montserrat.10000Same -Ibid, p. 159.
Nov. 2William Skinner, Chief Engineer at Gibraltar.20000Extraordinary service as Surveyor or Inspector of the new buildings lately completed there for storehouses, &c.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 386.
John Plumptre, Treasurer of the Ordnance100,00000Imprest for land and sea services of the Office of Ordnance.Ibid, p. 389; Money Book XL. p. 56.
Nov. 6John Combe and Giles Baily, Sheriffs of Bristol.4000Reward paid for apprehending John Phillips, felon.Money Book XL. p. 33.
Emanuel Stabler and Isaac Robinson, Sheriffs of York City.4000Same, for same, of John Arthur, felon.Ibid.
Hawkers and Pedlars Establishment.47000Salary bill, 1739, Michaelmas quarter.Ibid, p. 43.
Henry Earl of Pembroke.500001739, Midsummer quarter's salary as Groom of the Stole.Ibid, p. 47.
Duke of Marlborough, and 9 others, detailed5000Same quarter, as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.Ibid, pp. 47–8.
each.
Charles Churchill and 6 others, detailed.12500Same, as Grooms of the Bedchamber.Ibid, p. 48.
each.
John Lord Hervey -15000Same, as Vice Chamberlain of the Household.Ibid, p. 49.
Salusbury Cade, Receiver and Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners.1,50000Same quarter for said Band -Ibid, p. 62.
Thomas Revel -1,04050Victualling General Oglethorpe's regiment of foot in Georgia, 1738–9, March 8 to 1739, Sept. 7.
Appending:—Report by Viscount Midleton, a Comptroller of Army Accounts.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 394–6.
Same - - - -3,896180Victualling Gibraltar garrison, 1739, May 21 to July 15.
Appending:—Report as above, and list of the regiments victualled.
Ibid, pp. 397–8.
Nov. 6Sir Theodore Janssen -26000Royal bounty to John Walton and fees thereon.
Appending:—Said Walton's receipt and exchange order of P. Langlois & Fils.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 389–90.
3040Royal bounty to John Walton and fees thereon.
Appending:—Said Walton's receipt and exchange order of P. Langlois & Fils.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 389–90.
Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies.20000A royal present to Sieur Denay, resident here from the Elector Palatine, he having had his audience of leave to return home.Ibid, p. 390.
2346A royal present to Sieur Denay, resident here from the Elector Palatine, he having had his audience of leave to return home.Ibid, p. 390.
Field Marshall the Duke of Argyll, the Earl of Pembroke, General Wade, and General Evans.89500In different respective amounts for completing the accoutrements for their additional men.
Appending: — Estimate of said accoutrements.
Ibid, pp. 390–1.
The Duke of Marlborough and eight others, detailed, Colonels of regiments of Dragoons.1,88400Same - - -
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 391–2.
Field Marshall Duke of Argyll, Earl of Pembroke and Generals Wade and Evans.47984Allowance in varying respective amounts in lieu of 3 months' off-reckonings of their additional men.
Appending:—Account of said off-reckonings.
Ibid, pp. 392–3.
Nov. 7John Shepherd -2,90000To reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service.Ibid, p. 394.
Nov. 8Reverend John Thompson.2000Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to Maryland.Money Book XL. p. 0.
Nov. 13Spencer Earl of Wilmington.1,000001739, Midsummer quarter's annuity, as President of the Council.Ibid, p. 49.
William Earl of Essex, Keeper of Hyde Park10000Same quarter for the Underkeepers, &c.Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans25000Same quarter's pension - -Ibid, p. 50.
Henry Duke of Kent50000Same -Ibid.
Duke of Dorset, Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports.27500Same quarter's fee or allowance.Ibid, p. 51.
Same - - -38500Same quarter on his annuity of 1,540l. per an.Ibid.
James Vernon, Temple Stanyan, Walter Cary, and William Sharpe62100Same quarter's salaries as Clerks of the Privy Council.Ibid, p. 52.
each.
Nov. 13James Vernon, Temple Stanyan, Walter Cary, and William Sharpe, clerks of the Privy Council.100001739, Midsummer quarter's annuity for attendance on Trade and Plantation business before said Council.Money Book XL. p. 52.
John Duke of Montagu30000Same quarter's pension -Ibid, p. 53.
Earl of Godolphin -45500Same quarter's allowance, as Keeper of the Privy Seal.Ibid; Order Book XVII. p. 28.
293150Same quarter's allowance, as Keeper of the Privy Seal.Ibid; Order Book XVII. p. 28.
Charles Lord Cornwallis.416134Same quarter's fees or salaries as Warden Chief Justice and Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent South.Money Book ibid, p. 54; Order Book ibid, p. 9.
(? 37500)
Charles Duke of Grafton.75000Same quarter's annuity or pension.Money Book ibid.
William Lord Abergavenny.17500Same quarter's annuity as Master of His Majesty's Jewels.Ibid, p. 55.
Earl of Essex, Chief Ranger of St. James's Park.22313Same quarter's salaries for self and officers, &c., of said Park.Ibid.
Joseph Cox, Sheriff of Berks.318Overpayment on his account as such.
Prefixing:—Certificate of the overpayment.
Ibid, p. 57.
John Lethieullier, Remembrancer of the City of London.100160City impost on wine, 1739, for members of the Corporation, &c., in proportions detailed.Ibid, p. 61.
Reverend James Moir -2000Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to North Carolina.Ibid, p. 20.
Nov. 14Charles Duke of St. Albans, Master of the Hawks.343261739, Midsummer quarter, on his fees and allowances of 182l. 10s. per an., 30l. per lunar month, and 800l. per an.Ibid, p. 50.
Nov. 16Abraham Castres, Consul General and Plenipotentiary at the Court of Spain.74000Extras, in said service - -
Appending:—Bill of said extras.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 399–400.
Nov. 21Earl of Warwick -200001739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity or pension.Money Book XL. p. 56.
Nov. 22Robert Skyrin. Undersheriff of Middlesex.4000Reward paid for arrest of Joseph Morris, felon.Ibid, p. 33.
John Parr, Sheriff of Norfolk.4000Same, for same of Richard Bonfield, felon.Ibid.
Thomas Price, same of Glamorgan.4000Same, for same of Richard Lloyd and John Woods, felons.Ibid.
Bank of England1582857Circulating Exchequer bills for 3 months to 1739 Oct. 24.
With statement of said bills outstanding at the said date.
Ibid. XXXIX. p. 112.
Nov. 22John Ranby, Surgeon to the Royal Household.20000Extraordinary service and attendance upon the Royal Family and Household the last summer at Kensington.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 398.
James Porter -40000For executing a commission for His Majesty's service at the Court of Vienna.Ibid, p. 399.
John Scrope -7,79500Secret service - -Ibid, p. 400.
Day Holbech -7500Watering the highway from Denham Buildings to King Street, Westminster, 1739, summer.Money Book XL. p. 61b.
Christopher Loft -5000Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas, as Deputy Ranger of the House Park at Windsor.Order Book XVII. p. 125.
Nov. 7Jeffrey Elwes, Treasurer to the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne.14,50000For purposes as specified in the letters patent or charter of incorporation of date 1704, November 3.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 400.
John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber.5000Allowance for Edmund Britiffe, who acts as his Chief Clerk.Ibid, p. 401.
Nov. 29Bishop of Sarum, Chancellor of the Garter.28526Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas for support of said Order.Money Book XL. p. 61b.
Dec. 1William Mathew, Captain Gen. and Gov. in Chief of the Leeward Islands.300001739, Michaelmas quarter's allowance as such.Order Book XVII. p. 158.
Dec. 6Bank of England - -30,000001 year to 1740, Midsummer, 3 % annuities on the 1,000,000l. lottery, 12 Geo. I., and charges of management.Money Book XL. p. 62.
360001 year to 1740, Midsummer, 3 % annuities on the 1,000,000l. lottery, 12 Geo. I., and charges of management.Money Book XL. p. 62.
Same - - -24,00000Same, 3 % annuities on 800,000l. lottery, 1731.Ibid. p. 63.
28800Same, 3 % annuities on 800,000l. lottery, 1731.Ibid. p. 63.
Dec. 10Same - -20,000001 year to 1740, Michaelmas, 4 % on the residue of 2,000,000l. Exchequer bills cancelled by said Bank.Order Book XVII. p. 79.
Thomas Martyn - -10000Michaelmas term, as Second Justice of Carnarvon, Merioneth and Anglesea.Ibid, p. 71.
Rogers Holland, John Trevor, Henry Beeston, Richard Carter, Henry Proctor.10000Same, as Welsh Justices ut supra, p. 135.Ibid, p. 72.
each.
George Clive -2500Same, as Fifth Baron of the Exchequer.Ibid.
Dec. 10Bank of England -70,000001 year to 1740, Michaelmas, 4 % on 1,750,000l. advanced by said Bank.Order Book XVI. p. 167.
Dec. 12James Bayley, Receiver General for Stafford1,00000Paid into Exchequer by mistake on the 17th 2 shilling aid 1738; to be immediately re-paid in on account of old duties on houses, 1738.ibid, p. 168.
Dec. 19Reginald Rabett, Sheriff of Suffolk.36137Overpayment in account as such.Money Book XXXIX. p. 282.
Dec. 20Joseph Day -91001739. Midsummer quarter, residing at Dunkirk.Ibid. XL. p. 4.
Earl Waldegrave, Ambassador, &c. to France.1,30000Quarter's ordinary to 1739, June 12 and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 77.
53000Quarter's ordinary to 1739, June 12 and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 77.
Horatio Walpole, same to the States General1,30000Quarter's ordinary to 1739, July 5, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 77–8.
40000Quarter's ordinary to 1739, July 5, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 77–8.
Thomas Robinson, Minister, &c. at Vienna.455001739, Midsummer quarter's ordinary, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 79–80.
426001739, Midsummer quarter's ordinary, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 79–80.
Thomas Villiers, Envoy, &c. to Poland.45500Same, and sameIbid.
10000Same, and sameIbid.
Charles Fane, Resident at the Court of Florence.27300Same ordinaryIbid, p. 79.
Walter Titley, Envoy. &c. to Denmark.46500Same quarter's ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 79–80.
10000Same quarter's ordinary and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 79–80.
Sir Cyril Wich. same to the Hanse Towns27300Same, and sameIbid, p. 80.
7500Same, and sameIbid, p. 80.
Claudius Rondeau, Resident with the Czarina of Muscovy.27300Same, and sameIbid, p. 80b.
10000Same, and sameIbid, p. 80b.
Arthur Villettes, Secretary at Turin.18200Same ordinaryIbid.
Thomas Pelham, Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to France.18200Same, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
13000Same, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
Melchior Guy Dickens18200Same ordinary -Ibid.
Martin Bladen, Samuel Tuffnell, John Drummond.36400Same as Commissaries to treat with those of the Emperor, &c.Ibid. p. 81.
each.
Dec. 20James Cope - -182001739. Midsummer quarter's as Secretary to said Commissaries.Money Book XL. p. 81.
Benjamin Keene, Envoy, &c. to Spain.72800Same ordinary and extras, detailed.Ibid.
291100Same ordinary and extras, detailed.Ibid.
Arthur Stert - -45500Same ordinary as one of the Commissaries to treat with those of Spain.Ibid.
Edward Holden, Consul General at Algiers.15000Same ordinary - -Ibid, p. 82.
William Reade, same at Tripoli.9500Same - -Ibid.
Abraham Castres, Consul at Madrid.12500Same - -Ibid.
William Cayley, same at Cadiz.5000Same - - - -Ibid.
John Dean, same in Flanders.5000Same - - -Ibid.
William Latton, same at Tetuan.62100Same - - -Ibid.
Brinley Skinner - -136100Same, until further provided for in His Majesty's service.Ibid.
Charles Holzendorff -40000Same for services abroad -Ibid.
Sir Francis Vyvyan, Sheriff of Cornwall.4000Reward for arrest of John Canter, felon.Ibid, p. 34.
Owners, adventurers and fishermen of Great Yarmouth.160001 year's excise of strong beer for the North Sea and Herring Fishery.Ibid, XL. p. 66.
John Lord Hobart, Treasurer of the Chamber.60,00000Imprest for the service of the Chamber.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 401.
Rt. Hon. Luke Gardiner.2,990111For John Macarel for transporting 10 regiments of foot from Ireland to Great Britain.
Appending:—Luke Gardiner's certificates of Alderman John Macarel's bills for shipping the regiments of Wentworth, Handasyd, Howard, Lord James Cavendish, Bland, Descury, Guise from Dublin to Chester, and 3 regiments from Cork to Pill, Bristol—the latter expressed in Irish currency.
Ibid, pp. 414–6.
Dec. 20Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marines.118,21410Imprest for the charge of raising and maintaining 6 regiments of marines of 4,890 men, 1739, Oct. 24, to 1740, Dec. 24.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 410.
John Wace, gent. -12000To satisfy a bill of exchange drawn from Madrid, 1739, Sept. 5, for money expended for His Majesty's service, and fees thereon.Ibid, p. 411.
1106To satisfy a bill of exchange drawn from Madrid, 1739, Sept. 5, for money expended for His Majesty's service, and fees thereon.Ibid, p. 411.
Miles Cook -40000Royal Bounty -Ibid.
Dec. 21John Scrope -4,25000Secret service - -Ibid.
John Shepherd1,90000To reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service.Ibid, p. 414.
Fillippo Stamma, appointed to succeed John Massabeky, as Interpreter of the Oriental language.8000Pension for his office as such to be paid by William Steuart, and to date from 1739, July 9.
Prefixing: — Certificate by Danl. Prevereau and same by the Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury of Stamma's appointment by his Majesty.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 260.
per an.
Martin Wright, one of the Barons of the Coif of his Majesty's Exchequer.1,50000Dormant warrant for salary as such from 1739, November 5.Money Book XL. p. 64.
per an.
Richard Tucker, Keeper of the Quarries, &c. Portland Isle.1084Salary as such to 1739, June 24.Ibid, p. 65.
Dec. 24John Walker, Chief Usher of the Exchequer Court.369132Accessories provided for said Court, Michaelmas term, and diet allowance.Order Book XVII. p. 179.
Dec. 25Philip Sharpe -30000For the under clerks of the Privy Council for extraordinary pains in despatching letters relating to impressing seamen, &c.Ibid, p. 109.
Dec. 26John Beresford, et al. -771001739, Christmas quarter for the clerks for making up the books of the public revenue and taxes.Money Book XL. p. 64.
[? Dec. 27]Customs Establishment in the Plantations, detailed.1,85000Half-year's salary bill to 1739 Xmas.Customs Book XIV. p. 366.
Dec. 28Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.4621001739, Xmas quarter's allowance as Secretaries of State.Money Book XL. p. 58.
Dec. 28John Selwyn, junior -3,000001739, Xmas quarter's establishments respectively for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amelia and Caroline, and the Princesses Mary and Louisa.Money Book XL. p. 66.
3,65461739, Xmas quarter's establishments respectively for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amelia and Caroline, and the Princesses Mary and Louisa.Money Book XL. p. 66.
1,163601739, Xmas quarter's establishments respectively for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amelia and Caroline, and the Princesses Mary and Louisa.Money Book XL. p. 66.
John Couraud, his Majesty's Latin Secretary.5000Same quarter's allowance -Ibid, p. 67.
Sir Robert Walpole -40000Same as Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 68.
Treasury Commissioners, detailed.2,00000Same quarter's salaries - -Ibid
John Jones, messenger14100Same quarter, attending the officers of the Customs, and the Treasury.Ibid, p. 69.
14100Same quarter, attending the officers of the Customs, and the Treasury.Ibid, p. 69.
Nathaniel Cowdery -500Same, for services in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt.Ibid.
Treasury clerks, detailed.30000Same quarter's salaries - -Ibid, p. 70.
Carleton Hayward -5000Same, as one of the Solicitors for negotiating and looking after the affairs of the Treasury.Ibid.
Sir Thomas Allin and Wentworth Odiarne, Serjeants-at-Arms.47170Same on their salaries of 3s. a day and allowance of 2s. 6d. a day for board wages.Ibid, p. 71.
Henry Fane -50001739, Xmas quarter, sorting &c., books, memorials and papers in the Treasury Office.Ibid.
Thomas Mann, et al. detailed.16500Same quarter for services and incidents in the Treasury Office.Ibid,p. 72.
Richard Andrews -37100Same, as Solicitor for His Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court.Ibid,p. 73.
David Polhill -37100Same as Supervisor of the work of digesting, &c. records in Cæsar's Chapel in the Tower.Ibid, pp. 73–4.
George Holmes -2500Same as chief clerk for same work.Ibid, p. 74.
John Lawton -12000Same quarter, additional allowance for sorting records in the Chapter House.Ibid, p. 75.
Dec. 20Thomas Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.10000Half-year to 1739 Xmas -Order Book XVII. p. 80.
Charge Bettridge, porter at the Exchequer Gate.5001739 Xmas quarter, securing His Majesty's treasure.Ibid, p. 49.
Henry Ballow, Senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer.1000Same quarter, locking up said treasure.Ibid.
John Dawson -12100Xmas quarter, keeping the Register of public loans in office of Auditor of Receipt.Ibid, p. 48.
David Polhill, Keeper of the Records in the Tower.12500Same quarter's allowance -Ibid, p. 52.
Robert Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt.200001 year to same date, allowance for extraordinary business in his office.Ibid, p. 176.
Edward Walpole, Clerk of the Pells.19884Same on his allowances of 50l. per an. for locking up His Majesty's Treasure, 100l. a year for attending the Treasury, and 45l. 8s. 4d. for attending in vacation in lieu of 3 items anciently allowed by tally of assignment.Ibid.
Dec. 31Nicholas Paxton, Solicitor for the affairs of the Treasury.25000Half-year due Dec. 22, allowanc in lieu of termly and other fees, and for clerks, &c.Money Book XL. p. 73.