Warrants for the Payment of Money
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'Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1740, January-March', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4: 1739-1741 (1901), pp. 358-373. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91949 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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1740.
TABLE II.
Warrants, Orders, Privy Seals and Sign Manuals relating to the Payment of Money.
1739–40
Date.Payee.Amount.The Account on which the Order or Warrant is made.Reference.
£s.d.
Jan. 1Nicholas Paxton - -10000Perusing printed pamphlets and newspapers published within 6 months to 1739, Dec. 22, and observing on them when the government is slandered.Money Book XL. p. 67.
Jan. 2Taxes Commissioners -150001739, Midsummer quarter's salaries.Ibid, p. 10.
Same - -5009Same quarter's incidents bill for Land Tax, appended in detail.Ibid, p. 11.
Heirs of Anthony Cotton.6001 year due 1739, Midsummer, on a rent resolute or corrody out of St. Stephens, Westminster, granted by Henry VIII.Ibid, p. 95.
Hugh Andrews and John Spencer, Keepers of the Council Chamber.22150Same quarter on their fee of 2s. 6d. a day and allowance of 73l. per an.Ibid, pp. 98, 100
1850Same quarter on their fee of 2s. 6d. a day and allowance of 73l. per an.Ibid, pp. 98, 100
Jane Kien -7500Same quarter as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper, Kensington Palace.Ibid, p. 99.
Corporation of Lyme Regis.2500Same quarter's annuity towards the repair of Cobb pier.Ibid, p. 100.
Nathaniel Blackerby -9261 year to same date as His Majesty's Housekeeper at Westminster.Ibid.
Treasurer of Christ's Hospital.18550Half-year to same date on the annuity for the children of the foundation.Ibid, p. 101.
Samuel Lord Masham -27188Same, salary as King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.Ibid.
William Mellish -64211 year to same date as Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.Ibid.
Vicars of Lichfield -1500Same on their perpetuity -Ibid.
University of Cambridge1000Same on same granted by Henry VII.Ibid, p. 102.
Same - - - -1000Same on same granted by same for a preacher.Ibid.
University of Oxford -1000Same on same granted by same for same.Ibid.
Jan. 2University of Cambridge.1368One year to 1739, June 24, on the perpetuity for a divinity lecture.Money Book XL. p. 102.
University of Oxford -1368Same on same for same granted by the Lady Margaret Countess of Richmond and Derby.Ibid.
Emmanuel College, Cambridge.16134Same on same to the Master and Fellows.Ibid.
Dr. Henry Brooke -10001739, Midsummer's quarter's salary or fee as Professor and Reader of Laws, Oxford.Ibid, p. 103.
Heirs of Col. Fairfax -2500Same quarter's perpetuity granted by Charles II.Ibid.
Nicholas Hardinge -10001 year to same date on his fee as Clerk of the House of Commons.Ibid.
Robert Smith - -371001739, Midsummer quarter's salary as Master of Mechanics to His Majesty.Ibid, p. 106.
John Turner, gent, Keeper of His Majesty's Privy Lodgings and standing Wardrobe at Hampton Court.910Half-year to same date on his fee or salary of 12d. a day.Ibid, p. 107.
Dean and Chapter of Lichfield.10001 year to same date on their perpetuity.Ibid.
Churchwardens of St. John Baptist.7134Same on same for the relief of their poor.Ibid, p. 108.
Daniel Graham - -281501739, Midsummer quarter, as Apothecary in Ordinary to His Majesty's person.Ibid.
Henry Bromfield, second Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office.18000Fee of 26l. 13s. 4d. per an. from 1732, Michaelmas, date of his admission to said office, to 1739, Midsummer.
Appending:—Two certificates.
Ibid, p. 111.
Heirs of Nicholas Yates25001739, Midsummer quarter's perpetuity.Ibid, p. 112.
Henry Masterman, King's Clerk in the Crown Office.2500Half-year to same date for managing criminal prosecutions. &c.Ibid, p. 114.
Provost and Fellows of Eton College.101001739. Midsummer quarter's perpetuity.Ibid.
Dr. Christopher Green1000Same as Professor and Reader of Physic. Cambridge.Ibid, p. 115.
Corporation of Berwick2500Same on their allowance towards repairing Tweed Bridge.Ibid.
Dr. William Woodford1000Same as Professor and Reader of Physic. Oxford.Ibid.
Dr. Francis Dickens -1000Same as same of Laws Cambridge.Ibid, p. 116.
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven.2500Same on his fee or salary as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North.Ibid.
Schoolmaster of Southwell.10001 year to same date on his perpetuity.Ibid.
Jan. 2Charles, Earl of Arran5681 year, to 1739, Midsummer on his fee or salary as Ranger of Bagshot Park.Money Book XL. p. 117.
Churchwardens of St. Botolphs, Aldersgate, London.700Same on the perpetuity for the Minister of said Church.Ibid.
Thomas, Bishop of Sarum.3768Same on his fee as Master of the Temple.Ibid.
Churchwardens of St. Michael's, London.1240Same on the perpetuity for the relief of the poor of said parish.Ibid, p. 118.
Dean and Chapter of Westminster.3000Half-year to same date on the annuity for the French ministers in the Savoy.Ibid.
John Allen and Benjamin Charlewood.26134Same on their salary as Apothecaries to His Majesty's Household.Ibid.
Underkeepers of Cranburne Chace.1000Same on the allowance for hay for the deer.Ibid, p. 119
Churchwardens of St. Magnus.21481 year to same date on the perpetuity for poor of said parish.Ibid.
David Casley, Deputy Keeper of the Cotton Library.4100Half-year to same date on his salary of 40l., and allowance of 42l. for firing, cleaning, &c.Ibid.
Henry Holt Henley, Clerk of the Pipe.53121Same on his patent fee of 47l. 4s. 2d., and allowance of 60l. per an. for drawing down and charging Recusants' convictions.Ibid, p. 120.
Corporation of Clifton, Dartmouth, Hardness.10001739, Midsummer quarter on their perpetuity.Ibid.
Samuel Gray, Messenger of the Press.3000Half-year to same date on his salary of 50l., and allowance of 10l. in lieu of expenses by bills.Ibid.
Jan. 3George Middleton, of London, goldsmith.150001739, Midsummer quarter's incidents to the Commissioners of Police [Scotland].Ibid, p. 105.
Samuel Long -5000Same as Housekeeper of His Majesty's Palace at Newmarket.Ibid, p. 104.
Richard Bentley - -5000Same as Keeper of His Majesty's Libraries, and half-year to same date on his allowance for house rent.Ibid.
5000Same as Keeper of His Majesty's Libraries, and half-year to same date on his allowance for house rent.Ibid.
Poor ministers of the Isle of Man.25001739, Xmas quarter's annuityIbid, p. 109.
Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies.5000Same on his salary and annuity in lieu of allowances by bills.Ibid.
2500Same on his salary and annuity in lieu of allowances by bills.Ibid.
Charles Fitzroy - -3308Same as Keeper of His Majesty's Tennis Courts.Ibid, p. 110.
John Inglis, Marshal of the Ceremonies, and Assistant Master of same.2500Same on his salary of 100l. per an. and fee of 6s. 8d. a day.Ibid.
3068Same on his salary of 100l. per an. and fee of 6s. 8d. a day.Ibid.
George Turbill -5000Same as Keeper of Records relating to Forfeited Estates, England.Ibid, p. 112.
Jan. 3Martha Johnston -121001739, Xmas quarter's annuityMoney Book XL. p. 112.
Duke of St. Albans4000Holding the Swainmote courts for Windsor Forest for 1 year to 1739, June 11.Ibid, p. 113.
8 Commissioners for Trade, detailed.250001739, Midsummer quarter's salaries.Ibid.
each.
James Earl of Hyndford20000Same quarter s allowance -Ibid.
Officers of the Ordnance2131310Half-year to 1739, Midsummer salary bill, detailed.Ibid, p. 123.
Mungo Haldane -100001739, Midsummer quarter's allowance.Ibid.
John Lord Hope, Earl of Sutherland and Earl of Lauderdale.20000Same respectively - -Ibid, p. 124.
20000Same respectively - -Ibid, p. 124.
30000Same respectively - -Ibid, p. 124.
Charles Hope -10000Same quarter's annuity - -Ibid.
Charles Lord Elphinstone.7500Same on his allowance, said allowance being determined from 1739, June 24, by a sign manual of 1739, Sept. 12.Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans, Constable of Windsor Castle and Warden of the Forest there.2681411¾Half-year, due 1739. June 24, for officers, detailed, of said forest.Ibid, p. 125.
Captain George Munro100001739, Midsummer quarter's annuity.Ibid, p. 128.
James Lord Torpichen -20000Same on his yearly allowanceIbid.
David Lord Balgony -10000Same on same - -Ibid.
Lewis Grant - -10000Same on sameIbid, p. 130.
James Earl of Galloway20000Same on same -Ibid.
John Earl of Kintore -5000Same on his annuity -Ibid.
Archibald Earl of Hay and George Campbell, goldsmith.5000Same on same for the support of the children of the late William Lord Forbes.Ibid, p. 131.
Thomas Hill, Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade.287100Same quarter's salaries and incidents for Office of the Board of Trade.Ibid.
2657Same quarter's salaries and incidents for Office of the Board of Trade.Ibid.
Horatio Walpole Esq., late Ambassador and Plenipotentiary to the States General.1,428115Ordinary from 1739, July 5, to Oct. 13, being the day he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 78–9.
70476Ordinary from 1739, July 5, to Oct. 13, being the day he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 1 bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, pp. 78–9.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment.2801001739, Xmas quarter's salary bill.Ibid, p. 13.
Salt Duty Establishment, Scotland.97500Same quarter's salary bill -North Britain Book XII. pp. 450–2.
Customs.Establishment ibid.5,81220Same, same -Ibid, pp. 453–64.
[?]Civil List, ibid -9,296210Same quarter -Ibid, pp. 466–9.
Jan. 3United East India Co. -128,000001 year's annuity to 1740, Michaelmas.Order Book XVII. p. 54.
Jan. 4Matthew Woodford -82800Victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal for 3 months to 1739, Sept. 30.
Appending:—Report by Viscount Midleton, a Comptroller of Army Accounts,on Woodford's petition.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 424–5.
Jan. 4Thomas Revel - -3,93817Victualling Gibraltar garrison for 2 months to 1739, Sept. 4.
Appending:—Report by Viscount Midleton and computation of the persons victualled.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 425–7.
Thomas Farrington -100001739, Midsummer quarter's salary as an Auditor of the Exchequer Court.Money Book XL. p. 76.
Charles Shelley - -7500Same as same - -Ibid.
John Rollos -12100Same quarter as Chief Engraver of Royal Seals.Ibid, p. 84.
John Duke of Montagu, Grand Master of the Bath.12500Same for officers of the Bath -Ibid.
William Chetwynd -10000Same as Examiner of all Interludes, Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, Farces, or other entertainments of the stage.Ibid, p. 85.
Thomas Odell - -5000Same as Deputy Examiner of all Interludes, &c. as above.Ibid.
John Couraud -4000Same, as Keeper and Register of papers and records concerning matters of State and Council reduced into the form of a library in Whitehall Palace.Ibid, p. 86.
Charles Duke of St. Albans.45100Same on his allowance or fee of 10s. a day as Governor and Captain of Windsor Castle.Ibid.
William Earl of Essex5000Same quarter's pension for Lady Charlotte Hyde.Ibid.
Sebastian Turst, Thomas Coke, John Andrew Heymans, Thomas Wilkins, Edward Horner, James Hugonin, Henry Adams, William Sherd.20040Same quarter on their salary or fee of 3s. a day and allowance of 2s. 6d. a day for board wages as His Majesty's Serjeants at Arms.Ibid, p. 87.
William Cowper -48168Same quarter as His Majesty's Knight Harbinger.Ibid.
Augustus Earl of Berkeley, Constable of Dean Forest.52100Same for officers, detailed, of said forest.Ibid, p. 88.
Sir Charles Dalton, Gentleman Usher, Black Rod.5000Same on the allowance in lieu of certain perquisites and allowances formerly belonging to said office, and now released to the Crown.Ibid.
Richard Earl of Tylney, Warden of Waltham Forest.67100Same quarter for officers, detailed, of said forest.ibid, p. 89.
Grey Longueville -4000Same as Gloucester King of Arms.Ibid.
Gertrude Countess Dowager of Albemarle.50000Half-year's pension to same date.Ibid, p. 90.
Jan. 4Officers of the Board of Works, detailed.1331621739, Midsummer quarter's salaries, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 90.
John Earl of Crawford, Simon Lord Lovat, John Lord Bellenden, George Lord Reay, Dr. Andrew St. Clair, William Maxwell, Lieut.Lawrence Drummond, Janet Smith, widow, William Earl of Home.12500Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
10000Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
10000Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
5000Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
5000Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
2500Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
2500Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
2500Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
andSame quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
5000Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
respectively.Same quarter on their respective yearly sums or allowances.Ibid, p. 91.
George Lord Mordington.5000Same quarter on his yearly allowance of 100l. and his additional allowance of 100l.Ibid.
Dr. William Holmes20000Half-year to 1739, June 2. as His Majesty's Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford.Ibid, p. 92.
Shallet Turner, M.A. -20000Same to 1739. April 13. as His Majesty's Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge.Ibid, p. 92.
Richard Hammond -2000Half-year to 1739, Midsummer, as Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer Court.Ibid.
William Benson and William Aislabie.3368Same as Auditors of Imprests and Foreign Accounts.Ibid, p. 93.
each.
Robert Lord Walpole, Ranger and Keeper of His Majesty's Park at Richmond.43701739, Xmas quarter for keepers, &c., detailed, of said park.Ibid, p. 94.
Lieut.-Gen. Robert Dalzell.2,740100Levy money for his additional men.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 396.
Customs' officers, outports.12,362161739, Xmas quarter's salary bill.Customs Book XIV. p. 349.
Jan. 5Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marines.118,21410Imprest for the 6 regiments of marines of 4,890 men and officers, 1739, Oct. 25 to 1750, Dec. 24.Money Book XL. p. 93.
John Shepherd - -1,32136To meet bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 423.
James Bryan, Comptroller of the Customs. Cardiff and Swansea.1000Dormant warrant for salary as such.Customs Boo XIV. p. 409.
per an.
Jan. 7John Gracieux, a French Protestant refugee, blind and infirm.4000Pension from 1739, Xmas, during pleasure, in like manner as other yearly pensions payable by William Stewart.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 427.
per an.
Customs Establishment, London.8,10511739, Xmas quarter's salary bill.Customs Book XIV. p. 311.
Thomas Lowther -2,00000His Majesty's service -Money Book XL. p. 32.
Jan. 7William Earl of Essex578176Disbursements as Ranger and Keeper of St. James's Park and Hyde Park.
Appending:—Said Earl's two memorials for same.
Money Book XL. pp. 96–8.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment.108187½01739, Xmas quarter's incidentsIbid, p. 95.
Paymasters of Exchequer bills.500,00000To discharge the like principal in Exchequer bills on Land Tax, 1739.Ibid, p. 105.
Same - -350,00000To discharge same in same on Malt, 1739.Ibid, p. 106.
Jan. 8Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.10000Patent fee for the year ended 1739, Xmas, as Principal Secretaries of State.Ibid, p. 99.
each.
Sir Everard Fawkener -30000Paid by him at Constantinople to George Earl of Kinnoul, and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 428.
2386Paid by him at Constantinople to George Earl of Kinnoul, and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 428.
John Scrope8,70000Secret service - -Ibid.
William Johnson -3,80000Without account, to reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service.Ibid, p. 429.
John Harris, Paymaster of the Works.40,00000Imprest for the service of the works.Ibid, pp. 429–483; Money Book XL. p. 129; Order Book XVII. p. 186.
John Burnaby Parker, Consul at Coruña.434100Extras as such as by his bill dated at Coruña, 1739, Sept. 3.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 430.
Jan. 11Augustus Schutz, Master of the Robes.1,455611½Expense of the Office of Robes, 1739, Michaelmas quarter.Ibid.
Jan. 16Edward Finch, late Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Sweden.1,47200Ordinary as such, 1739, June 24 to Dec. 25, when he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 3 bills of extras, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 124.
53090Ordinary as such, 1739, June 24 to Dec. 25, when he returned into His Majesty's presence, and 3 bills of extras, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 124.
John Burnaby.Secretary at the Court of Sweden.26500Extras, detailed, 1739, July 20 to Oct. 20.Ibid.
Jan. 18Peter Leheup -7,00000For His Majesty's special service without accompt to be paid out of the quit rents of Virginia.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 423.
Edward Finch, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Czarina of Muscovy.5l. per diem and 500l.Ordinary from 1739, Dec. 25, and equipage as such.Ibid, p. 432.
Jan. 23Paul Morgan, Sheriff of Monmouth.4000Reward paid for arrest of George Cadogan, felon.Money Book XL. p. 34.
George Sawyer - -806128Clothing and accoutrements for 4 new Companies of Invalids lately formed and now quartered at Portsmouth.
Appending:—Said Sawyer's memorial and Henry Pelham's certificate.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 434–5.
Jan. 23Horatio Walpole Esq., Auditor of the Plantations.150l. per an. and 450l.Dormant warrant for the former allowance of 150l. per an. out of the quit rents of Virginia and for incidents of his office and warrant for arrears on same, from 1736, July 19.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 435–6.
Edward Finch, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Czarina of Muscovy.50000Equipage and three months' ordinary in advance from 1739, Dec. 25.Money Book XL. p. 129.
72800Equipage and three months' ordinary in advance from 1739, Dec. 25.Money Book XL. p. 129.
Jan. 24George Oswald -1,05000Royal charity and benevolence to the poor of Westminster city and liberty.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 436.
John Duke of Montagu. Master of the Great Wardrobe.20,00000Imprest for the Office of the Wardrobe.Ibid, p. 437.
Wine Licence Office577100Salary and incidents bill, 1739, Xmas quarter.Money Book XL. p. 28.
5619Salary and incidents bill, 1739, Xmas quarter.Money Book XL. p. 28.
John Norris, Usher of the Custom House. London port, in succession to William Taylour.6l. per an. and arrears thereon.Dormant warrant for his patent fee as by the grant thereof to him made by Geo. I.Customs Book XIV. p. 407.
Jan. 25John Basket4,157141Printing acts, proclamations, &c., &c., for 1 year to 1739, June 24.Order Book XVII. p. 191.
Feb. 4George Lowen, His Majesty's Huntsman.30000Charges of taking 17 brace of male and 8 brace of female red deer from Epping Forest to Windsor Forest.
Appending:—Account of same (306l. 11s. 8d.)
Money Book XL. p. 135.
Feb. 5George Earl of Cholmondeley.300001739, Michaelmas quarter as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.Ibid, p. 136.
Horatio Walpole, Usher of the Receipt.783310¼Necessaries delivered for the New Offices of the Receipt, half-year to 1739, MichaelmasOrder Book XVII. p. 183.
Same -1,50012Same delivered to the Old Offices of same, 1730. Easter and Trinity terms.Ibid, p. 184.
Thomas Lowther -1,50000His Majesty's service -Money Book XL. p. 32.
Charles Lord Cathcart6,90776Imprest for clothing 3,000 sentinels, 120 corporals, and 60 drummers, and 120 sergeants.
Appending:—Estimate for said clothing.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 442–3.
John Sandell, Porter of the Mint at the Tower.2000Dormant royal warrant for additional salary out of coinage duties.Ibid, p. 445.
per an.
John Plumptre, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.150,00000Imprest for the land and sea services of the Office of Ordnance.Ibid, p. 446.
Arthur Onslow, Treasurer of the Navy.1,000,00000Same for the service of the Navy and Victualling.Ibid, pp. 446–7.
Feb. 5Sir Compton Domville, Bart.20000Out of the estates of Henry Barry, late Lord Santry. attainted of treason, to be applied towards discharging the debts of said Barry.Irish Book IX. p. 168.
Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House of Commons.50000Salary as such for 100 days, 1739, Sept. 18 to Dec. 27.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 437.
Feb. 6Abraham Castres -40000To meet a bill of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service and fees thereon.Ibid, p. 444.
27170To meet a bill of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service and fees thereon.Ibid, p. 444.
Lord Masham, King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or Charles Taylor, his Deputy.45120Fees due to him or his clerks. formerly paid by the Customers of the ports of England and Wales for passing their accounts for the year ended 1739, Dec. 25.Money Book XL. p. 166.
Feb. 8Dr. Upton Peacock, Physician General to the Army, Ireland.0100Additional pay as such - -Irish Book IX. p. 169.
per diem.
Feb. 11Henry Pelham. Paymaster General of the Forces.500,00000Imprests for the Guards Garrisons and Land Forces, anno 1740.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 443.
Feb. 12House duties Establishment.6871001739, Xmas quarter's salaries, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 136.
John Selwyn senior, Treasurer to the late Queen.629129Salaries, allowances, and payments on bills relating to the royal lodge at Richmond.
Appending:— Account of same.
King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 447–8.
Horace Mann, Chargé d'Affaires at the Court of Florence.24300Expended for His Majesty's service.Ibid, p. 451.
Feb. 14Excise Establishment, Scotland.1,9291411¾1739, Xmas quarter's salary bill.North Britain Book XII. pp. 483–4.
Same - - -65510Same quarter's incidents' bill.Ibid, pp. 485–6.
Thomas Viscount Weymouth, Keeper of Hyde Park.20000Dormant warrant for salaries to the gatekeeper and underkeeper of said park: and for hay for the deer, to date from 1739. Dec. 4. date of his appointment as such loco the Earl of Essex.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 454–5.
per an.
Same as same -20000Allowance for enclosure of ground out of said park, now laid into the Gardens of Kensington Palace.Ibid.
per an.
John Selwyn, Junr. -4,6860Imprest for salaries and pension list of the late Queen for 1739, Michaelmas quarter.Ibid, p. 451.
Major Gen. Philip Anstruther, Lieut. Governor of Minorca.898910¼Imprest for service of garrison of said island, to meet a bill drawn by him on Henry Pelham.Ibid, p. 452.
Feb. 14Dudley Ryder, Attorney General and John Strange, Solicitor General.105001 year to 1739–40, Jan. 28, for attending Trade and Plantation business.Money Book XI. p. 137.
each.
The two clerks to same10100Same - - - -Ibid.
each.
Dudley Ryder -81681 year to same date on his salary as Attorney General.Ibid, p. 138.
John Strange - -7000Same on same as Solicitor General.Ibid.
Francis Whitworth. Surveyor General of Woods.1,3596Surplusage on his account for works in Richmond New Park, Barnes Common, and at the head of the Canal in Hyde Park.
Prefixing:—Certificate by James Thomas, Deputy Auditor of Imprests.
Ibid, pp. 139–40.
out of land revenues of the Crown.
Feb. 15Henry Ballowe and Abraham Farley, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer.4000Sorting and ordering records, 1739, Michaelmas and Hilary Terms.Order Book XVII. p. 89.
Feb. 16Dame Susanna Bridgman, wife of Sir Orlando Bridgman, Bart.20000Royal Bounty - -King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 444.
Feb. 25Catherine Antrim and 338 others.2,19900Bounties out of the savings on half-pay of reduced Officers of the Land Forces and Marines in Great Britain.Ibid, p. 466.
Feb. 26Joseph Armitage -50000Royal Bounty - -Ibid, p. 452.
William Ellis - -85000Same - - -Ibid, p. 458.
Thomas Minors, royal goldsmith.1,057154Plate, &c., delivered into the Jewel Office, 1738, Xmas to 1739, Michaelmas.
Appending:—List of said plate.
Ibid, pp. 460–1
March 3John Scrope - -6,60000Secret service - - -Ibid, p. 461.
Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marine Regiments.33,42900Imprest for raising 2,040 men and officers to be added to the 6 regiments of Marines, 1740.Ibid, p. 462.
John Burnaby Parker, Resident on His Majesty's service at Oporto.50000Ordinary as such to date from 1739–40, Feb. 11.Ibid, p. 462–3.
per an.
March 4Jacob Pouchoud - -20000Pension by the hands of Mr. Stewart from the death of his father, David Pouchoud.Ibid, pp. 463–4.
per an.
March 6Thomas Lowther -2 00000His Majesty's service - -Money Book XL. p. 32.
House duties Establishment.5615Incidents bill, 1739, Xmas quarter.Ibid, p. 17.
March 7Nicholas Paxton - -1,50000Law expenses of the Crown -Ibid, p. 145.
March 10Onslow Burrish50000Preparing papers, &c., under the Commissaries for settling a new tariff for the Austrian Netherlands before a secretary was appointed.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 464.
Richard Hall, agent for the packet boats at Dover.40000Extraordinary services, 1733, Lady Day to date hereof.Ibid, pp. 464–5.
Bank of England -23,71186Deficiency at 1739, Michaelmas, of the duty on sweets to meet interest on Exchequer bills thereon.
Appending:—Certificate by Robert Lord Walpole. Auditor of the Receipt, of the charge on said Fund, and the income and deficiency thereof.
Money Book XL. pp. 152–3
Out of the Sinking Fund.
March 11Richard Tucker, Keeper of the piers, cranes, &c., on the Isle of Portland.70000On account of repairs at Portland Pier, &c., by reason of the violent storms of December and January last.Ibid. p. 148.
March 12Robert Byng, Governor in Chief of Barbados.2877Moiety salary as such, 1739, Sept. 29 to Dec. 13 (the day he landed there), and full salary, Dec. 13 to 25.Order Book XVII. p. 190.
Bank of England -16,7821511Premios on circulating Exchequer bills. 1739, Oct. 24 to 1739–40, Jan. 24.
Appending:—Statement of said bills outstanding at latter date (total 2,186,200l.).
Money Book XL. pp. 140–1.
Earl of Essex, Ranger of St. James's Park.2261631739, Michaelmas quarter for said office.Ibid, p. 55.
Earl of Wilmington, President of the Privy Council.1,000001739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity as such.Ibid, p. 49.
Earl of Essex. Keeper of Hyde Park.10000Same quarter's allowance for wages and loss of herbage.Ibid.
Duke of St. Albans, Master of the Hawks.34326Same quarter's fees and allowances as such.Ibid, p. 50.
Same - -25000Same quarter's pension, payable out of the duties on logwood.Ibid.
Duke of Kent -50000Same quarter's pension - -Ibid.
John Shepherd -3,60000Without account to re-imburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's special service.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 468.
March 13Lieut. Gen. Robert Dalzell.18900Accoutrements for 420 men to be added to the regiment of foot under his command in the Leeward Islands.Ibid, p. 467.
Cols. Edward Wolfe, William Robinson, Anthony Lowther, John Wynyard, Charles Douglass, and Lewis Ducie Moreton.1446To them as Colonels of the regiments of marines in lieu of 2 months' off-reckonings for their additional men; in regard they had made assignments of their former numbers to 1741, June 24.Ibid, pp. 467–8.
each.
March 13Duke of Dorset - -275001739, Michaelmas quarter as Constable of Dover Castle and Warden of the Cinque Ports.Money Book XL. p. 51.
Same - - -38500Same quarter's annuity - -Ibid.
James Vernon, Temple Stanyan, Walter Cary, William Sharpe, clerks of the Privy Council.25000Same quarter's salaries -Ibid, p. 52.
Same - -10000Same quarter, attending the dispatch of Trade and Plantation business.Ibid.
Francis Earl of Godolphin.778150Same quarter as keeper of the Privy Seal.Ibid, p. 53; Order Book XVII. p. 28.
(? 681150)
Charles Lord Cornwallis416134Same quarter as Warden Chief Justice, and Justice in Eyre, Trent South.Money Book XL. p. 54; Order Book XVII. p. 29.
(? 37500)
Duke of Grafton -75000Same quarter's pension - -Money Book XL. p. 54.
Lord Abergavenny -17500Same quarter as Master of His Majesty's jewels.Ibid, p. 55.
March 15John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court.22968Necessaries delivered for said Court, 1739, Hilary term.Order Book XVII. p. 211.
March 18Henry Pelham, Paymaster of the Forces.50,00000Imprest to answer measures in prosecution of the war.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. pp. 474–5.
Col. William Blakeney50000Equipage and other extraordinary expenses as Adjutant General to an intended expedition.Ibid, p. 475.
March 20George Walker, et al. -5000Reward for apprehending Thomas Fisher, alias Galloway Tom, a smuggler.
Prefixing:—Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners thereupon.
Customs Book XIV. pp. 435–6.
Executors of William Taylor, late Comptroller of Plymouth port.Arrears of his salary of 10l. 6s. 8d. per an.Ibid, p. 436.
Post Office Establishment.1,385681739, Midsummer and Michaelmas quarter's incidents.Money Book XL. pp. 154–5.
1,59916141739, Midsummer and Michaelmas quarter's incidents.Money Book XL. pp. 154–5.
Sir John Hynde Cotton21681735, Xmas to 1739, Xmas, on a perpetuity of 5l. 6s. 8d.Ibid, p. 160.
Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Anguish, Edmund Ball, Paymasters of Exchequer Bills.1,35000To meet Exchequer bills on malt, 1738, for salaries, &c., in their office.
Appending:—Said Paymasters' certificate of said salaries. &c.
Ibid.
March 21Hawkers' and Pedlars' Office.47000Salary bill, detailed, for 1739, Xmas quarter.Ibid, p. 43.
Same - - - -26251Incidents bill, detailed, for 6 months to same date.Ibid, p. 44.
March 24Philip Sharpe - -200001739, Xmas quarter for salaries to the under clerks of the Council, and for extraordinary services of same in writing letters and orders relating to impressing seamen to the Lords Lieutenants and Custodes Rotulorum of the Counties, and for 1 year's letters, &c., to the various public offices.Money Book XL. p. 161.
100001739, Xmas quarter for salaries to the under clerks of the Council, and for extraordinary services of same in writing letters and orders relating to impressing seamen to the Lords Lieutenants and Custodes Rotulorum of the Counties, and for 1 year's letters, &c., to the various public offices.Money Book XL. p. 161.
John Basket, King's printer.4,157141Printing Acts of Parliament, proclamations, &c., &c., detailed, 1738, Midsummer, to 1739, Midsummer.Ibid, p. 162; Order Book XVII. p. 191.
David Chaigneau30000Dormant warrant for a pension on the Irish Establishment for exemplary services performed by his family at the Revolution.Irish Book IX. p. 175.
per an.
Mary, Eleanor and Frances, sisters to Sir George Barnwall, deceased.10000Their brother's pension to be payable to them during pleasure.Ibid, pp. 176–7.
per an.
Viscount Mayo -20000Pension from 1739, Lady Day.Ibid, pp. 178–9.
per an.
1740.
March 25
Michael Mitchell - -10000Pension from 1739, Lady Day for his father's services to the Protestant interest in Ireland.Ibid, p. 177.
per an.
Sarah Hansard10000Same in lieu of a like pension hitherto paid to her husband and hereby determined.Ibid, p. 178.
per an.
John Spencer and Hugh Andrews, Keepers of the Council Chamber.18501739, Michaelmas quarter, for attendance on business relating to Trade and Plantations.Money Book XL. p. 100.
Same - -2450Same as Keepers of said Council Chamber.Ibid, p. 98.
March 26Christopher Loft, Deputy Ranger of the House Park at Windsor.5000Half-year due 1740, Lady Day.Order Book XVII. p. 125.
Robert Lord Walpole, Ranger and Keeper of Richmond Park.44501740, Lady Day quarter for himself and underkeepers of said park.Money Book XL. p. 94.
Sir Robert Walpole -40000Same as Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 68.
Sir Robert Walpole, George Dodington, Lord Sundon, Thomas Winnington, and Giles Earle.2,00000Same as Lords of the TreasuryIbid.
John Jones, Messenger of the Treasury to attend the Customs.1534Same quarter on his allowance of 3s. 4d. a day.Ibid, p. 69.
Same,as Messenger of the Chamber to attend the Treasury.1534Same - - - - -Ibid.
March 26Nathaniel Cowdery -25001740, Lady Day quarter on his allowance for extraordinary service performed in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt.Money Book XL. p. 69.
Edward Webster and 11 others, detailed.30000Same quarter as clerks of the Treasury.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, Bart., and Wentworth Odiarne, two of His Majesty's Sergeants at Arms.5010Same on their respective salaries of 3s. a day each, and allowances of 2s. 6d. a day each.Ibid, p. 71.
Henry Fane -5000Same quarter as the person appointed to sort, digest, and put into order the books, memorials, and papers in the Treasury Office.Ibid.
Thomas Mann, et al.16500Same quarter for servants and incidents of the Treasury Office.Ibid, p. 72.
Richard Andrews -37100Same quarter as Solicitor for His Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court.Ibid, p. 73.
David Polhill, supervisor of the work of digesting and putting into order the Records in Cæsar's Chapel, &c., in the Tower.37100Same quarter for himself and 3 clerks employed in that business.Ibid, pp. 73–4.
George Holmes - -2500Same quarter as Chief Clerk in the above.Ibid, p. 74.
John Lawton - -12000Same quarter's extra allowance for keeping the records in the Chapter House.Ibid, p. 75.
John Selwyn, junior -3,000001740, Lady Day quarter for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amalie and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Lovisa.Ibid, p. 66.
3,65461740, Lady Day quarter for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amalie and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Lovisa.Ibid, p. 66.
1,163601740, Lady Day quarter for the Duke of Cumberland, the Princesses Amalie and Carolina, and the Princesses Mary and Lovisa.Ibid, p. 66.
John Beresford - -77100For himself and other clerks for making up the books containing the accounts of the income and issues of the customs, with other the public revenues and taxes 1740, Lady Day quarter.Ibid, p. 64.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.462001740, Lady Day quarter's allowance as principal Secretaries of State.Ibid, p. 58.
each.
Horatio Walpole12500Half-year to 1740, Lady Day as Auditor of the Plantations.Order Book XVII. p. 193.
March 26
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dated
in MS.
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Dec. 26.]
John Couraud -50001740, Lady Day quarter as Latin Secretary.Money Book XL. p. 67; Order Book XVII. p. 45.
[? March
26]
Clerks and ministers of the Receipt.441841 year to 1740, Lady Day, counting tallies, &c., in time of vacation, &c.Order Book XVII. p. 195.
March 27David Polhill - -125001740, Lady Day quarter as Keeper of the Records in the Tower.Ibid, p. 52.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment.9696Same quarter's incidents bill -Money Book XL. p. 161.
Earl of Pembroke -500001739, Michaelmas quarter as Groom of the Stole and First Gentleman of the Bedchamber.Ibid, pp. 162–3.
Earl Waldegrave and 10 others, detailed.25000Same quarter as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.Ibid, p. 163.
each.
John Clavering and 6 others, detailed.12500Same as Grooms of same -Ibid, p. 164.
each.
Lord Hervey -15000Same as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household.Ibid.
John Dawson -121001740, Lady Day quarter, keeping the Register of public loans in the office of Auditor of the Receipt.Order Book XVII. p. 48.
Charles Bettridge, porter attending the Exchequer Gate.500Same, securing His Majesty's Treasure.Ibid, p. 49.
Henry Ballow, Senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer.1000Same, locking up His Majesty's Treasure.Ibid.
Hackney Coaches and Chairs Establishment280100Same quarter's salary bill -Money Book XL. p. 13.
Customs Establishment, London Port.8,1164Same - - - -Customs Book XIV. p 311.
Matthew Woodford82800Victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal for 3 months to 1739, Dec. 31.
Appending:—Report from the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Woodford's memorial.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 1–2.
Thomas Revell - -4,050197Victualling Gibraltar garrison for two months to 1739, Nov. 4.
Appending:—Report as above and computation of the men victualled.
Ibid, pp. 3–4.
Customs officers, outports.12,6081561740, Lady Day quarter's salaries.Customs Book XIV. p. 441.
Magdalen, daughter of Capt. Lieut. Peter Vignau.023Allowance to be inserted among the pensions called French pensions on the Civil Establishment, Ireland, in case she shall survive her father.Irish Book IX. pp. 175–6.
per diem.
March 27David Bindon - -20000Pension from 1739, Lady Day for services to the revenue, Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 179.
per an.
March 28John Shepherd -1,25000Without account, to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad, and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 487.
7236Without account, to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad, and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIII. p. 487.
Arthur Vansittart -450001½ years' rent of Mote Park to 1739, Michaelmas, and fees thereon.Ibid. p. 488.
31301½ years' rent of Mote Park to 1739, Michaelmas, and fees thereon.Ibid. p. 488.
March 31Thomas Lowther -1,00000His Majesty's service - -Money Book XL. p. 32.