Embargo Warrants
1740, February-December

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'Embargo Warrants: 1740, February-December', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4: 1739-1741 (1901), pp. 349-357. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91948 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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1740, February–December

Embargo warrants i.e. warrants from the Lords of the Treasury to the Customs Commissioners, issued in pursuance of the Orders in Council directed to the Lords of the Treasury and the Lords of the Admiralty, for the purpose of releasing from the embargo [of 1739–40 January 31 for manning the fleet] the several ships as detailed below: the Treasury warrants requiring the observance by the Customs Commissioners of the said orders: the stipulated condition being generally that the ships so released from embargo should furnish a complement of men for the service of His Majesty's Navy (said complement being a third of the total crew “protected,” or for whom Admiralty orders of protection were issued: the calculation being made approximately e.g. a ship of 7 men to furnish 2 men, a ship of 2 men to be set free usually and so on).

Date of Treasury Warrant to the Customs Commissioners.Date of the Order in Council to the Treasury and the AdmiraltyShip's Name.Master.Where berthed.Stipulated number of seamen to be provided out of the ship for His Majesty's Navy.Reference.
1739–40.
Feb. 13
Feb. 11“Frederick” -William Loney --6Customs Book XIV. p. 414.
“Union” -Samuel Astry --Ibid., p. 415.
Feb. 14.Feb. 11“Lambert” - -Robert Hayman- -4Ibid.
“Mary & Elizabeth”William Hammond -- -1
“West” -Richard Gilby -1
“Dunkirk” -Lambert Smith -1
“Neptune” -James Holding- -1
“Margaret,” of Bayonne.Sauber Contis - -Bristol -
“Providence,” of Dunkirk.Michael Feture -Cowes
23 Dutch ships unnamed.-Put in at Dover under stress of weather
Feb. 26Feb. 25“Triton” - -David Robertson -DoverIbid, p. 416.
“Young Theodore”Hendrick van HolmThames -
“Diana,” of BayonneJohn Lambeye -Weymouth
“Happy Janet” -Robert McKlish -Portsmouth12
Feb. 27“Alexander” -- - -Thames -1Ibid, p. 417.
“Sarah” - -Charles HargroveThames-2
“Mary & Mariane”John Campbell -Thames -Ibid, p. 419.
Feb. 28“Gilbert” -William Pringle-4Ibid.
“Parham Club” -James Davies --4
“Penelope”James Barret -Thames -4
“Two Brothers”Thomas Wigmore -- -1
“Loyal Jane” -Pain Maples - -- -1
Feb. 29“Robert & Richard”Richard Garwood -- -1
“John” - -John Filleul -- -1
“Prince William” -Robert Hinde - -Thames -2Ibid, p. 420.
Feb. 29Feb. 25“George” -Thomas MartinTopsham1Customs Book XIV. p. 420.
“Judith”Benedict BevisTopsham1
“Britannia” - -Thomas Proctor -- -3
“Jemima” -John Clarabut -London -
“Mary” - - -Humphrey GilbieLondon -
“Britannia” -- - --3
“St. John” -Thomas DalyWaterford -2Irish Book IX. p. 172.
Mar. 1“Thomas”Thomas Cliffe- -3Customs Book XIV. p. 421.
Mar. 6Feb. 29- - -Alexander Todd -Edinburgh -Ibid.
“Margaret,” with 200 recruits for the Scots regiment in the service of the States General.Robert Philip - -Dundee
“Isaac & Mary”Beal JonesDover -
Feb. 25“Charming Sally”John Maxwell --2
“Happy George”Richard Park -- -2
Mar. 4“Success”John NorwoodThames
Feb. 25“St. Patrick”John Hester -Cowes4Ibid, p. 422.
Mar. 8Mar. 7“Hugo & Mary” -Thomas WilsonYarmouth -2Ibid, p. 427.
“Sea Horse” - -Three ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, on furnishing for the Navy a third of their men detailed.Three ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, on furnishing for the Navy a third of their men detailed - -
“Hudson's Bay” -Three ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, on furnishing for the Navy a third of their men detailed.Three ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, on furnishing for the Navy a third of their men detailed - -Ibid, p. 438.
“Mary” - -Three ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, on furnishing for the Navy a third of their men detailed.Three ships of the Hudson's Bay Company, on furnishing for the Navy a third of their men detailed - -
Mar. 10Mar. 7“William” -Thomas Laws - -- - -6Ibid, p. 422.
“Catherine” - -Robert Bostock -Thames -6
“South River Merchant.”James Hall- -6
“Sarah & Elizabeth”John Sackell- -4
“Dolphin”Mark Lee -- -1
“Samuel” - -David Crockatt- -2
[?]“Eagle” -John Spence- -4Ibid, p. 425.
“William & Anne” -John Maine-6
Mar. 10Mar. 10“Cæsar”George Dewar - -- -4
“Parson” - -William Wood -- - -1
“Susannah & Sarah”- - - -- - -2
“Liberty” - -—. Halfright --1
“London Packet”John Channon -- -1
“Prince of Orange”John Paddy -- - -7
“Tinley”Richard Pool -- - -2Ibid, p. 426.
“Bladen”David Pipon -- -4
“Vine” -Capt. Waterman -Falmouth -2
Mar. 11Mar. 10“Antigua”Isaac Wakeley-- -2
“Leopard” - -John Henshaw -Liverpool -2
“Antwerp” packet -John Worthall- - -1
Mar. 11Mar. 10“Middleburgh” packetWilliam Mudie -- - -1Customs Book XIV.p.427.
“Betty” -Robert Smith - -- -3
“Elizabeth” - -John French- -3
“Hill” -John Gorman - -- - -3
“Britannia” - -Jeremy Jones - -- -3
“Sea Flower,” with recruits for Major-General Philips's regiment at Annapolis and Canso.William Clark -- -
“Roehampton”James Tobin --6
Mar. 13Mar. 7“Hamble” -John Dormer -Portsmouth3Ibid, p. 428.
“Boulter” - -Richard Weales -- - -4
“John & Elizabeth”William Ovett -New Shoreham.1Ibid, p. 429.
Mar. 14Mar. 7“Charles”Henry Harramond- -4Ibid.
“Jennet” -Richard Crookenden- -4
“Amsterdam” -John Davey -Topsham -3
“Dorset”- -Topsham -2
Mar. 18Feb. 25“Shirley”William Thompson -Thames -7
Mar. 20Mar. 19“Britannia” -John Hutchinson -Thames -4
“Elizabeth” -Benjamin Duce --6Ibid, p. 430.
“Gold” - -John Hudson - -- -1
“Yorkshire Molly,” with provisions for Minorca.- -Cork
“Charming Barbara”Thomas Crandell -Thames -1
“Dove” - -John Lee -Liverpool -
“Gamboa Merchant”Egerton Cutler -Liverpool4
“Sea Nymph” -Nicholas Harman -- - -
“Dixon” -Edward Coulter -- - -
“Neptune,” - - with recruits for Gen. Dalzell's regiment in the Leeward Islands.Thomas Boyde --
“Cato” -Abraham Remmick --2Ibid, p. 433.
“John & Mary” -- - - -Yarmouth -2
“Molly,” of LynnJohn Ballentine -Thames3
“Despatch” - -James Finney -Thames -3
“Eagle” -George WaleYarmouth -2
“Sea Flower”Richard Garland -Topsham -1
“Doctor” -John Bolton -London -1
“Budgin”Robert Petson- -Thames -5
“Mary” -Henry Harding -Thames -2
“Haslemere” -Thomas Walker -Thames -7
“Robert and Sarah”Darlow Mather -Cowes -1
“Carolina,” with ordnance stores for New York.Richard Gill -Thames -Ibid, p. 434.
“Duke of Kingstone” -Thomas Merriden -Thames1
“De Humere” -Thomas Fillet -- - -1
“Europa” -Robert Lambsdon -Thames -2
“George” -Thomas Sharpe -Thames -4
Mar. 20Mar. 19“New Cambridge” -William Morris- -3Customs Book XIV.p.434.
Mar. 21Mar. 19“Speedwell”Benedict Gilby -Thames -1
“Gale” - - -William BlackborneThames-4
“William & Thomas”Thomas Picot -Swansea -
“Prosperous”Arthur Perry -Dartmouth
“Dove”- -Robert RobertsDartmouth
“Charming Molly”Edward Woolcot -Dartmouth6Ibid, p. 437.
“Pickfast” -John Sheppard -Thames -2
“Diamond”Samuel White -Colchester -1
“Amsterdam” packetJohn Russell -Thames -1
Mar. 24Mar. 19“John” -John Dennis -Thames -1
“Farnley” -William Bowles -Thames -2
“Anne” - -Michael William -Helford, near Falmouth.1Ibid, p. 438.
“William & Sarah” -William Nichols -Yarmouth -2
“Dove” -Charles Fenn - -Yarmouth -2
“Carolina” - -William PotterExeter⅓ crew
“Merrifield” -Charles Potter -Exeter -⅓ crew
“Mary” - -William Hill - -Exeter⅓ crew
“Susannah” -William Clapp -Exeter -⅓ crew
“Dispatch”Samuel Hooke- -Exeter -⅓ crew
“King's Meadow” -Thomas Mansfield -Thames -2
“St. Clair” -James BarryPlymouth -2
1740.
Mar. 26
Mar. 19“Willingmind” -Francis BoynellThames -Ibid, p.439.
“Triumph” -Thomas Glover -Thames -3
“Catherina Agatha”Richard Sparks -Thames -1
“Kitty & Nora” -William Robertson -Thames -2
“Hannah”Samuel Barnes -Thames -3
“John” -Charles Seabrooke -Thames -5
“Maynard”Thomas Reynolds -Thames -4
“Batchellor” -- - - -Plymouth -2
“Sea Nymph”Henry BeachThames2
“Catherine”John Griffith -Thames -2
“Hatley” -Ralph BanksThames -4
“Prince Frederick”John Willis -Yarmouth -2
“John & Betty” -John Strahan - -Thames -1
“John & Anne” -John Barton -Yarmouth -1
Mar. 28Mar. 19“Codrington” -Stephen BuristoneThames -3Ibid, p.440.
“Two Strangers” -James Titchol -Thames -
“Mary”- -Robert Ward - -- - -2
“William & Margaret”Richard Cronsdon -London -
“Willingmind”- - - - -Guernsey -
“Dove” - -Peter Decort -Plymouth -2
“William” -Edward Vibert -Thames -1
“Minerva” -Elias Pitts -Teignmouth, Devon.3
“City of Roan” -Thomas Pendall -Thames -1
“Plymouth” - -John Anter -Plymouth -3
“Unity” -Gideon VillemenThames -1
“Constantine”James Whitchurch -Bristol -6
April 1Mar. 19“Woodford” -Charles Barnard -Thames -3Ibid.
“Clement” -William Kittier -Southampton3
“Mary” -Henry Lynch - -- -3
April 1Mar. 19“Dublin” -John Thomas -Thame -2Customs Book XIV.p.444.
“Ellin” -Henry Brown - -Bristol -3
“Totnes”John Deverel -Bristol -5
Mar. 27“Mary” -Walter Wride - -Falmouth -3
“Joanna”Thomas Whitway -Exmouth -2
“Lancaster” -John Walker - -Lancaster -2
“Joyce” -Charles Penny- -
“Dartmouth” -William Kenniott -- -
April 2April 2“Elizabeth” - -William Lyon -DartmouthIbid.
“Loyal Consort” -Samuel Barons -Dartmouth
“Two Bachelors”John Whilley - -Dartmouth
“Anne” -Robert SkinnerDartmouthIbid, p. 445.
“Martha” -James Bond -Dartmouth
“Port Merchant” -John Robins -Dartmouth
“Catherine & Susannah”Daniel LaurenceDartmouth
“Industry” -Thomas Gaskins -Dartmouth
“Eagle” -Benjamin Teage -Dartmouth
“Betty” -William Perne -Dartmouth
“Dolly” - -William Cole - -Dartmouth
The above eleven with passengers for Newfoundland.
“Mary” -Humphrey Gilbie -Thames
“Unity” -William ThistlethwaiteThames -
“Jemima” -John ClarabutThames -
Mar. 27“Mercury” -William Clack -Thames -3
“Bee” - - -Thomas WhiteExeter -
“Constantine” -Edward Wright -Thames -3Ibid, p. 446.
“Britannia” -Richard Vernam -At Bideford bound for Newfoundland.
“Francis” - -George Samm -Same - -
“Resolution” -Alexander LeySame-
“Newkey”Robert PranceSame-
“Swallow”William YeoSame - -
“Mount” -John Walter -Same - -
“Vine”George LangdonSame - -
“Northam”Robert Browning -Same - -
“Grace” - -George HoggSame - -
“Italian Merchant”Richard Jackson -Thames -9
“William” -Henry HarrisonThames -3
“Richard & Elizabeth”Richard BradfordThames -1Ibid.
“Milford”Lazarus OxenhamBristol -6
“Betsy” -Captain DoubtBristol -2
“Richard & Martha”Thomas EverdenThames
“Priscilla”James Brown -Thames -4
April 4Mar. 19“Nassau”Anthony BuskinThames2
Mar. 27“Two Brothers” -William Orchard -Thames2
“Betsey” - -John Finch -Thames -2Ibid, p. 447.
“Hope” - -Morris Read -Sandwich -2
April 4Mar. 27“Richard & Francis”Samuel Dickson -Thames -1Customs Book XIV. p.447.
“Oswego” - -John Waddell -Bristol -2
“Ann & Elizabeth”
Four Dunkirkships returned, having been discharged from embargo. Feb. 11 last, and having an Admiralty protection for 3 months.
John Finch - -Thames -1
“Loretta” - -John LitheredThames -3
“Barbadoes Merchant”Thomas LeicesterBristol -3
“Rose of June” -Robert Ancient -Thames -1
“Nancy” - -John Alcock - -- - -2
“William” - -Hector MacneatBristol -3Ibid, p. 448.
“Diligence”- -Edmond Gate - -Swansea -1
“Delight” -David Law -Swansea -1
“Industry” -William SheppardsonThames -4
“Hamburgh” -Timothy PerkinsThames -1
“John & Jane”John Constance -Yarmouth -1
“Edmond & Elizabeth”Edmund WaldegraveYarmouth -1
“Willet” - -Thomas Eaton -Bristol -3
“Albany” -John Bryant -Thames -2
“Cleveland” - -John Pread - -Belfast2
“Sarah” - -George Green -Thames -3
“Hellen” - -Thomas TamsonYarmouth -2
“Happy Return” -Thomas MasonThames2
“Marigold” -John Bonner - -Thames -2Ibid, p. 449.
“Anne” - -Robert Durham -Glasgow -4
April 7Mar. 19“Baltimore” - -Peter Allingham -Thames -20/3
“Charles” - -Samuel Johnson -Thames -4
“Hatley” - -John James - -Thames -7/3
“Expedition” -Christopher GrindalThames -3
“Gold” - -George Tickner -Thames2
“Success”Thomas SpencerThames -5/2
“Upton”Adam Spencer -Thames -8/3
“Everton” -Stephen JermainThames -5/3
April 8Mar. 27“Nonpareil”Jacob Lucie Blackman.Thames4
April 2“William & Sarah”William Cross -Thames -
Mar. 19“Sally”Isaac Lane -Thames -4
Mar. 27“Mary's Rein” -Jos. Jervoise -Thames -5
“John”G. Edmonds - -Poole -
“Pike”John Pike -Poole -
April 2“Robert & Alice” -Walter Goodman -Cowes -2
Mar. 19“Chrichton” -William Anderson -Thames -6
April 10Mar. 27“Endeavour”Robert Grainger -Poole -
“William”- - -Poole -
“Patience” -Jos. Bowles - -- -
April 10April 2“Fame” -William HarrisThames -4Customs Book XIV. p.449.
“Fly” - - -Reynold BarrettYarmouth -
“Caroline” -John Woods -Yarmouth -
“William & Isabel”Philip Parr - -Yarmouth -
“Mary & Elizabeth”John Page - -Yarmouth -
“Jane & Elizabeth”Charles Sprowle -Yarmouth -
“Success” -Bri: ThorkettleYarmouth -
“Peach” - -John Banford -Yarmouth -
“John & James” -John Spencer - -Yarmouth -1Ibid, p. 450.
“George & Elizabeth”William AllmanYarmouth -1
“Hare” -John Welham - -Yarmouth -2
Mar. 27“Peter & Mary” -- - - -Dartmouth-
“Sarah” - -John Lee - -Brixham -
“Sarah” -Andrew Holeman -Teignmouth
“Clayton” -John Tarleton- -Liverpool -2
“Neptune”James Kemp -Thames -2
Mar. 19“London” - -James Newham -Thames -5
April 2“Rachell” -Ralph FinchThames -1
Mar. 19“Prospect”Samuel Gray -Thames2
“Albemarle”- -Thomas Dancie -Thames -4
“Partridge”Joseph Penhallow -Thames -2
Mar. 27“John & Elizabeth”Bernard Paul - -Exeter -2
April 11April 10“Alice & Elizabeth”William Hobson -Hull-2
“Mermaid” -Francis Seman -Yarmouth -2
“Joseph & Mary” -Jonas Barnes - -Yarmouth -1
“Richard & Barbara”Thomas Christmas -Yarmouth -1
“Success” - -Samuel Burton -Yarmouth -1
“William & Mary”-William Hickell -Yarmouth -1
“Thomas” -John Hornsby -Yarmouth -1
“George & Margaret”William CambeHull- -2
“Bridget & Mary” -Richard CottamHull- -2
“Olive Branch” -Ed. Sharpe -Hull- -2
“Berry”- -James Belcher -Shoreham -3
“Friends Adventure”Henry Churchman -Bristol -3
“Princess of Wales”Gabriel Redwood -Thames -3
“King George” -Thomas Allen -Thames -1
“Edward & Anne” -Jn. Collihall -Bristol3
“Britannia” -Edward Boreman -Thames3
“Martin” -William Dale -Bristol3
“Duke of Cumberland”David Russun - -Bristol -3
“Robert & William”William Wilkinson -Thames -1
“Success”Jno. Watts - -Thames -2
“Hope”-Edward Thompson -Dover -1
“Mary” - -Robert Boyde -Dover -1
“Eagle” -Philip StavelyDover -1
“Catherine”Henry CurvenDover -1
“Daking”William Taylor -Thames -2Ibid, p.451
“Tarrant”Joseph Young- -Thames -2
“Crawford”Thos. Harrison -Thames2
“Hannah”James Kilpatrick -Newcastle1
April 11April 10“Hanover” -Roger Rumney -Bristol3Customs Book XIV. p. 451
“Malaga” - -- - -Bristol -2
“William & Sarah”Thomas Thurman -Dartmouth
“Thomas & Lydia”William Bartlet -Dartmouth
“Betty” - -William Bruce -Thames -
“Timothy & Jacob”John West - -Thames -2
“Willing Mind”Philip Ruse - -Thames -2
“Bethsa” -Edmund Smith -Thames
“Marwood”- -- -
Mar. 27“Adventure” -William White -Poole -
“Hopewell”-Richard Lovell -Poole -
“Samuel Dove”William ElinsPoole -
“Plymouth”G. Ollive, junr. -Poole -
“Eagle”Richard Boar - -Poole -
“Swan” -John Burn -Poole -
“Durell” -Aaron Durell -Poole -
“Lydia”Math. Glover -Poole -
“George” -William Peate -Poole -
“Coronation” -Robert ThombsPoole -
“Martha & Elizabeth”Thomas Hart - -Poole
“Supply” -George Smith - -Poole -
“Portland” -John Russell - -Weymouth2
April 10“Valentine”- -Hugh Coke - -Exeter -
Mar. 19“Catherine” -Thomas Blackston -Thames -
April 14April 10“Nevis Merchant” -Jos. Halsel - -Bristol -3
“Sandades” -Rd. Veale -Thames -2
“Salisbury”Law. Smith - -Thames -2
“Ansley” -John Allen - -Thames -2
“Indian Prince” -Edmd. Holland -Bristol -3
“Diamond” -Jno. Hoar -Bristol -1Ibid, p. 456.
“Success” -Abraham ThompsonHull2
“Joseph” - -Hen. Gagg -Exeter -
“Swallow” - -Jas. Hocome - -Exeter -
“Strickland” -Strickland Hill -Thames -1
“Hopewell” -Thos. Sperne -Wells, Norfolk.1
“Thomas & Mary”Jno. Franklyn -Bristol -
“Endeavour” -William Pyke -Poole
“Stambolleon” -Robert Hayes - -Thames -7
“Swift” -Jno. Merces - -Bristol -1
“Edward & Margaret”Edward Harper -Newcastle -2
“Baltick Merchant”G. Stevenson -Newcastle -2
“Olive Branch” -Thomas Goden -Ireland -
“Gordon”Capt. Crawford -- -
“Bird” -Capt. Templer -- -
“Cato”Saml. Dickenson- -
“Prince George” -Robert Hamilton -Glasgow -4
“Montrose” -Robert Parsley -Glasgow -6
“Betty” -Roger Mathew -Dartmouth1
“Freindship”John Bartlet - -Cowes -2
“Hawke” -James Hopkins -Bideford -3
“Anna” -Thos. Story - -Newcastle -2
“Swallow” -Leonard Bezell -Thames -1
“Endeavour” -William Stock -Thames -1
“Hunter” -James Hunter -Cowes -1
“Hunter”John Davies - -Cowes2
Orders relieving ships from the second (victualling ships) embargo of 1740, Nov. 27.
Date of Treasury Warrant to the Customs Commissioners.Date of the Order in Council to the Treasury and the AdmiraltyShip's Name.Master.Where berthed.Stipulated number of seamen to be provided out of the ship for His Majesty's Navy.Reference.
Dec. 4Dec. 3“Sea Nymph” -Henry BeachWith provisions for Gibraltar Garrison.Customs Book XV. p. 31.
“Hannah” -James KillpatrickWith provisions for Gibraltar Garrison.Customs Book XV. p. 31.
“William”George WalkerWith provisions for Gibraltar Garrison.Customs Book XV. p. 31.
“London” -John Burleigh -CowesIbid.
“Becher” - -John Page -Bristol for Jamaica.Ibid.
“Duke of Argyll”- - -Bristol for VirginiaIbid.
“Rebecca” - -Peter Innes -PortsmouthIbid.
Dec. 17Dec. 16“Senhor de Malizinhos & Almas”- -GravesendIbid.
“Anne” - -Thos. Ebsworth -Thames, for Africa for the purchase of 300 negroesIbid.
“Friendship” -William Wilson -Thames, to Africa for 200 negroesIbid, p. 34.
“John & Elizabeth”Richard Garland -Exeter with provisions for Gibraltar GarrisonIbid.