Warrants for the Payment of Money
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'Warrants for the Payment of Money: 1740, April-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 4: 1739-1741 (1901), pp. 373-390. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=91950 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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1740, April–June

April 1Salt Establishment, Scotland.975001740. Lady Day quarter's salary bill.North Britain Book XII. pp. 489–91.
Customs Establishment, ibid.5,82260Same, same -Ibid, pp. 492–505.
Thomas Missing, sheriff of Southampton.16000Rewards paid for arrests of George Marsh, Caleb Woods, John Brown alias George Whitehead, John Brooks, felons.Money Book XL. p. 34.
William Wyndham, same of Wilts.8000Same for same of William Brown, junior, and William Swaine, felons.Ibid.
Corporation of Lyme Regis.5001739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity for repair of Cobb Pier.Ibid, p. 100.
Lord Masham, King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.437810Parchment and books for the outports for 1 year to 1739, December 25.Ibid, p. 166.
Same -5424Same for same for London port.Ibid, p. 167.
Captain George Munro20000Half-year, due 1739, Xmas, on his annuity.Ibid, p. 128.
William Mathew, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Leeward Isles.300001739, Xmas quarter's allowance.Order Book XVII. p. 156.
April 2William Hanmer, Governor of Nevis.15000Half-year to 1740, Lady Day -Ibid, p. 100.
Lieut.-Col. Robert Carpenter, Lieut. Gov. of Montserrat.10000Same -Ibid, p. 159.
James Earl of Galloway200001740, Lady Day [incorrectly called Midsummer] quarter's allowance.Ibid, p. 69.
April 2
and 7.
John Talbot, Second Justice of Chester, Flint, Denbigh, and Montgomery.20000Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
20000Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
10000Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
per an.Royal warrant for a bill to pass the Great Seal and letters patent thereon in due form for stipend for said office in lieu of 80l. formerly paid out of the revenue of Wales.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 10–11, 14–15.
April 2Officers, detailed, of the House of Peers, Ireland.3,375194Service and attendance in the last session of Parliament there.Irish Book IX. pp. 180–1.
Speakers of the two Houses of Parliament, ibid, and others, detailed.2,24100Same on same -Ibid. pp. 183–4.
Col. William Blakeney8,00000Imprest for pay and subsistence of the companies of foot to be raised in the Colonies in America.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 5.
Henry Pelham, Paymaster of the Forces.768,4281011¾Imprest to complete the services of the forces, 1740.Ibid, pp. 5–6.
April 3Mrs. Catherine Lloyd, housekeeper to the Salt Commissioners.6000Dormant warrant for salary as such.
Prefixing:— Said Commissioner's report on Mrs. Lloyd's petition for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXXI. p. 93.
per an.
Civil List, Scotland -9,36221740, Lady Day quarter -North Britain Book XII. pp. 505–8.
Galfridus Mann -43070Clothing and accoutrements for additional new raised Invalids, now quartered at Portsmouth.
Appending:—Henry Pelham to the Treasury concerning same, and account of said clothing, &c.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 11–12.
Arthur Collins -10000Royal bounty -Ibid, p. 13.
James Dottin -46303Executing the Government of the Island of Barbados, 1739, June 26 to Dec. 13, day of arrival there of Robert Byng, Captain General and Governor in Chief of said island.Ibid, p. 14.
Rev. Alexander Malcolm2000Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to Massachusetts Bay.Money Book XL. p. 20.
Owen Brereton, Paymaster of the Lottery, 1,500,000l., 1710.8,00000To satisfy annuities on tickets of said lottery unsubscribed into South Sea Stock.Ibid, pp. 167–8.
April 5Thomas Clarke -4000Dormant warrant for his wages or fee as a King's Counsel.Ibid, p. 168.
per an.
April 10Wine Licence Office -577100Salary and incidents bill 1740, Lady Day quarter.Ibid, pp. 28,169.
13115Salary and incidents bill 1740, Lady Day quarter.Ibid, pp. 28,169.
April 11Arthur Onslow, Speaker of the House of Commons.50000100 days as such to 1740, April 5.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 14.
April 15Earl Waldegrave, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France.1,30000Ordinary to 1739, Sept. 11 as such, and one bill of extras, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 171.
81000Ordinary to 1739, Sept. 11 as such, and one bill of extras, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 171.
April 15Thomas Villiers, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Poland.10000One bill of extras, detailed, as such.Money Book XL. p. 171.
April 16Heneage Legge -4000Dormant warrant for wages or fee as a King's Counsel.Ibid, p. 168.
per an.
April 17Officers and Clerks of the Tally Court.9980Levying 994 tallies of loan on several aids, 1739, Easter, to 1740, Easter, for which they took no fees.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt.
Ibid, p. 178.
Thomas Lowther -1,50000His Majesty's service -Ibid, p. 32.
April 21Thomas Hill, Secretary of the Board of Trade.2871001739, Michaelmas quarter's salaries and incidents of the office of the Board of Trade.Ibid, p. 131.
28371739, Michaelmas quarter's salaries and incidents of the office of the Board of Trade.Ibid, p. 131.
April 22Anne,Countess Dowager of Strafford, Administratrix of Thomas, late Earl of Strafford, Farmer of Post Fines.1,195311¾Overpayment of Post Fines, answered direct to the Crown by the Sheriffs for the year ended 1738, Michaelmas.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Robert Gardner, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe of said excess of fines so answered to the King.
Ibid, p. 126.
William Caulfield, Inspector of the Roads and Bridges in North Britain.50000Eighth year's allowance for repairing said roads and bridges.
Appending:—General George Wade's memorial for same.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 18–19.
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.2,544134To make up the deficiency of the wool licences for the year ended 1740, April 8, to meet the 4,000l. settled thereon for his office.Irish Book IX., p. 191.
Excise Establishment, Scotland.1,90581740, Lady Day quarter's salary bill.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 1–2.
Same - - - -2947Same quarter's incidents bill.Ibid, pp. 3–4.
Chief Warden of the Jury of Goldsmiths, summoned for the Trial of the Pix.5000Charges of entertainment on the Trial of the Pix at the Mint, 1740, May 1: same to be paid by Alexander Chalmers, executor of Cath. Conduitt, executrix of John Conduitt, late Master and Worker of the Mint.Money Book XL. p. 179.
Thomas Day, surviving patentee, by the death of George, late Earl of Halifax, in the office of Collector outwards, London port276134Dormant warrant for salary of said office from the death of said Earl.Customs Book XIV. p. 459.
per an.
Christopher Tilson, for the secretaries and chief clerks of the Treasury.3100Trouble and attendance in the embargo affair, the customary fees of the office in regard to same having been forborne.Ibid, p. 461.
April 22Thomas Pitchers, clerk to the Accomptant General of the Post Office.5000Dormant warrant for additional salary to be inserted on the Post Office Establishment.Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 296.
per an.
April 24John Scrope -7,85000Secret service -King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 20.
Horatio Mann, Resident with the Grand Duke of Tuscany.3l. per diemPrivy Seal for his ordinary from Michaelmas last and allowance for equipage.Ibid, p. 21.
and
30000
Ambrose Stanyford, Agent and Consul General at Algiers.60000Ordinary as such from 1739, Dec. 12.Ibid, p. 75.
per an.
Post Office Establishment.2,9241911739, Xmas quarter's incidents bill.Money Book XL. p. 181.
John North -10000Reward for apprehending Phœbe Carter for filing guineas.
Prefixing:—Report by the officers of the Mint on said North's petition.
Ibid, p. 182.
John Saint John,Comptroller of Customs, London port.20000Dormant warrant for his allowance for the labour of approving the securities given by merchants for the duties of goods imported.Customs Book XIV. p. 462.
April 25Corporation of Lyme Regis.10000Royal bounty towards repairing the Cobb pier (over and above the 100l. per an. granted for same).King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 19.
April 30John Shepherd - -1,25000Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service; and fees thereon.Ibid, p. 20.
7236Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service; and fees thereon.Ibid, p. 20.
May 1Alexander Sharpe, Treasurer of Edinburgh.100 guineas.For a plate to be run for on the sands of Leith.North Britain Book XII. p. 511.
James Earl of Hyndford.1,00000As Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church in Scotland, anno 1740.Ibid XIII. p. 4.
The nominees of the General Assembly, Scotland.1,00000Royal bounty for the 15th year for the itinerant preachers and catechists in the Highlands.Ibid. p. 5.
May 2Charles Fitzroy -9934Three quarters to 1740, Lady Day as Keeper of His Majesty's Tennis Courts.Money Book XL. p. 110.
James Lord Tyrawley, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Portugal.485001739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 172.
75001739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 172.
75001739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 172.
75001739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary as such, and 3 bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 172.
Sir Cyril Wich, Envoy Extraordinary to the Hanse Towns.29100Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
7500Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
MayBenjamin Keene, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Spain.776001739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed (including loss by selling his goods and equipages at short warning and leaving some behind him unsold, and for house rent at Madrid to Midsummer next, the expiration of the contract).Money Book XL. pp. 173–4.
1,055001739, Michaelmas quarter's ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed (including loss by selling his goods and equipages at short warning and leaving some behind him unsold, and for house rent at Madrid to Midsummer next, the expiration of the contract).Money Book XL. pp. 173–4.
Thomas Robinson, Minister Plenipotentiary at Vienna.48500Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 173.
42600Same ordinary and one bill of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 173.
Thomas Villiers -48500Same ordinary as Envoy, &c., to Poland.Ibid.
Arthur Stert, one of the Commissaries to treat with those of Spain.48500Same ordinary - -Ibid, p. 174.
Walter Titley, Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Denmark.48500Same and one bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
10000Same and one bill of extras, detailed.Ibid.
Charles Fane, Resident at the Court of Florence.29100Same ordinary -Ibid.
Melchior Guy Dickens, Secretary at Berlin.19400Same and two bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 175.
12030Same and two bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 175.
10000Same and two bills of extras, detailed.Ibid, p. 175.
Thomas Pelham, Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to France.19400Same and same, detailed -Ibid, pp. 175, 176.
10000Same and same, detailed -Ibid, pp. 175, 176.
Arthur Villettes, Secretary at Turin.19400Same ordinary -Ibid p. 175.
Executors of Edward Holden, Consul General at Algiers.15000Same -Ibid, p. 176.
William Reade - -9500Same as same at Tripoli -Ibid.
Abraham Castres -12500Same as Consul at Madrid -Ibid.
William Cayley -5000Same as same at Cadiz -Ibid.
John Dean - -5000Same as same in FlandersIbid.
William Latton - -62100Same as same in Tetuan -Ibid.
Executors of Joseph Day.9700Same for residing at Dunkirk -Ibid.
Martin Bladen, Samuel Tuffnell, and John Drummond.38800Same as Commissaries to treat with those of the Emperor and the States General.Ibid, p. 177.
each.
James Cope -19400Same as Secretary to said Commissaries.Ibid.
Brinley Skinner -145100Same until he shall be provided for in His Majesty's service.Ibid.
Charles Holzendorff10000Same ordinary for services abroad performed and to be performed.Ibid.
House Duties Establishment.6821001740, Lady Day quarter's salary and incidents bill.Ibid, 186, 187.
98131740, Lady Day quarter's salary and incidents bill.Ibid, 186, 187.
May 2Officers, detailed, of the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office.401002 years to 1739 Lady Day on their respective fees, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 187.
John Smith and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains in the Exchequer for joining tallies.142199Joining and entering tallies on 1,429,879l. 6s. 10½d., paid into the Exchequer for one year to 1738 Xmas, by John Eckersall, Receiver General of Customs.
Appending:—Certificate by Edward Bangham, Deputy Auditor of Imprests, of said payment.
Ibid, p. 188.
May 3James Bogle, Solicitor to the Exchequer Court, Scotland.50000To defray the charge of criminal prosecutions, ibid.North Britain Book XIII. p. 6.
May 6Gilbert Fleming. Lieut.-Gov. of St. Christopher.20000Half-year, due 1740, April 26Order Book XVII. p. 102.
John Lord Hervey, Lord Privy Seal.4l. per diem and 1,175l. per an.Allowance in lieu of the ancient diet of 16 dishes of meat, and allowance for the better support of the dignity of said office.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 50.
May 8Charles Duke of Richmond, Master of the Horse.10,00000Imprest for the extraordinaries of the Stables.Ibid, p. 21.
William Jefferson -4,00000Without account to reimburse the like sum expended for His Majesty's service.Ibid, p. 22.
Lord Harrington in his capacity as one of the Principal Secretaries of State.3,00000Service and expenses in attending the King on his intended progress to his dominions in Germany.Ibid.
Edward Weston - -1,00000Incidents attending the office of the abovesaid Principal Secretary of State whilst at Hanover.Ibid. p. 23.
Same and others, detailed, of the said Secretary's office.1,14000Extraordinary expenses of their journey on said attendance.Ibid, p. 24.
John Scrope -8,00000Secret service - -Ibid, p. 23.
Officers of the General and Penny Post respectively.2,1511581739, Midsummer quarter's salaries, detailed, respectivelyMoney Book XL. pp. 189–91.
529141739, Midsummer quarter's salaries, detailed, respectivelyMoney Book XL. pp. 189–91.
May 12William Herbert, a Groom of the Royal Bedchamber.50000Royal warrant for Privy Seal for pension as such.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 28.
per an.
Charles Hanbury Williams, Paymaster of Marine Regiments.2,42829Salary for himself, deputy, clerks, office, rent and incidents, &c., of said office.Ibid, pp. 28–9.
per an.
Commissary General of Marines.1,086100For same for his office -Ibid, pp. 29–30.
per an.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.3,00000Secret service - - -Ibid, p. 34.
each.
May 12Robert Duke of Manchester.1,00000Annuity or pension as a Gentleman of the Royal Bedchamber to date from 1739, Dec. 7.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 35.
per an.
Lord Sidney Beauclerk60000Same as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household to date from 1740, April 23.Ibid, p. 37.
per an.
Charles Duke of Bolton1,20000Pension, to date from date hereof.Ibid, pp. 38–9.
per an.
Augustus Schutz -36,00000For the use of the Privy Purse without account, imprest, or other charge.Ibid, p. 40.
King of Denmark -14,58368To answer the value of 62,500 crowns, Hamburg banco, for one quarter's subsidy to said King, due 1739, Dec. 3, o. s. as by the Treaty in that behalf, dated Copenhagen, 1739, March 14th n.s.Ibid.
May 20Lieut. Col. Charles Armand Pawlet, Lieut.-Gov. of the Isle of Wight.80000Straw, wood, and other necessaries for 8 of the regiments under orders of encampment in said island.Ibid, p. 27.
Charles Lord Cathcart, Commander in Chief of the land forces going upon a foreign expedition.1,00000Allowance towards providing himself an equipage.Ibid.
Thomas Lowther -1,20000His Majesty's service -Money Book XL. p. 32.
Charles Lord Cathcart2,00000For Brig.-Gen. Thos. Wentworth and Cols. W. Blakeney, Edwd. Wolfe, Wm. Robinson, Anthony Lowther, John Wynyard, Charles Douglass, Lewis Ducie Moreton, the 8 colonels under his command, for camp necessaries provided for their regiments.
Appending:—List of said necessaries and colonels.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 44.
Commissioners for Trade and Plantations.250001739, Michaelmas quarter's salaries.Money Book XL. p. 113.
each.
Horatio Mann, Resident with the Grand Duke of Tuscany.30000Equipage and one quarter's ordinary as such to 1739, Xmas.Ibid, p. 187.
26100Equipage and one quarter's ordinary as such to 1739, Xmas.Ibid, p. 187.
Nicholas Paxton -1,50000Crown law expenses - -Ibid, p. 145.
Executors of Charles Bridgeman, late His Majesty's Chief Gardener.1,0381210In full of all claims for works at Hampstead, Kensington, Richmond, Hyde Park, Bayswater, &c.
Prefixing:—Report by the Board of Works on the demands for said works, detailed.
Ibid, pp. 195–6.
May 21Officers of the General and Penny Post, respectively.2,1511581739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed.Ibid, pp 192–4.
529141739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed.Ibid, pp 192–4.
2,1511581739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed.Ibid, pp 192–4.
529141739, Michaelmas and Xmas quarters' salary bills respectively, detailed.Ibid, pp 192–4.
May 21Earl of Warwick -200001739, Xmas quarter's pensionMoney Book XL. p. 56.
May 21
dated on
board the
“Caroline”
yacht off
Sheerness.
The King of Denmark -14,58368One quarter's subsidy due 1739–40, March 3 to the King of Denmark as by the Treaty dated Copenhagen, 1739, March 14, n.s.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 40.
May 21John Shepherd -695126Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service.Ibid, p. 33.
43140Without account to answer bills of exchange drawn from abroad for His Majesty's special service.Ibid, p. 33.
Tradesmen employed in re-building the warehouses purchased from Sir Jonathan Cope, and adjoining the North side of the Custom House.3,44919For said building work - Prefixing:—Memorial to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners concerning same.Customs Book XIV. pp. 467–9.
May 22John Ellys, Keeper of the lions, lionesses, and leopards in the Tower.57001739, Oct. 25 to 1740, March 25 on his patent fee of 7s. 6d. a day.Money Book XL. p. 197.
Clerks and under clerks of the House of Commons, Sergeants at Arms, messengers, et al., detailed.77000Services during the last sessions of Parliament, 1739, Nov. 15 to 1740, April 29.Ibid.
Same, detailed, of the House of Peers.40000Same in same - -Ibid, p. 198.
June 2Baron de Donop, Envoy Extraordinary from the King of Sweden as Landgrave of Hesse, Monsr. Alt, chargé d'affaires from same, and Monsr. Schmeerfeld, secretary from Prince Frederick of Hesse.60000His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
30000His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
30000His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
respectively.His Majesty's free gift and royal bounty.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48; Order Book XVII. p. 209.
Edward Byam, Lieut. Gov. of Antigua.10000Half-year due 1739–40, Jan. 28Order Book XVII. p. 85.
June 3
and 19
John Tinker, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Bahamas.40000Salary or allowance as such out of the 4½% duty there, to date from 1740, May 5.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 46–7, 84.
per an.
June 3John Scrope - -5,666130Secret service -Ibid, p. 47.
Richard Fitzwilliam, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Bahamas.244181739, Sept. 29 to 1740, May 5, the day on which his employment terminated.Order Book XVII. p. 211.
Hawkers and Pedlars' Establishment.44921740, Lady Day quarter's salary bill, detailed.Money Book XL. p. 202.
June 4Charles Fane -133002 bills of extras, detailed, as Resident at Florence.Ibid, p. 200.
100002 bills of extras, detailed, as Resident at Florence.Ibid, p. 200.
June 4Wentworth Odiarne, Sergeant at Arms attending the House of Commons.397110Coals, candles, and other disbursements, detailed, for said House during last sessions 1739, Nov. 15, to 1740, April 29.Money Book XL. p. 201.
Francis Jephson… same attending the House of Peers.84100Services in attending the Speaker of said House, 1739, August 9 and Oct. 18 the days of prorogation and in above session.
Appending:—Certificate by Ashley Cooper, Clerk of Parliaments, of said attendance.
Ibid, pp. 202–3.
Reverend Theophilus Morris.2000Royal bounty for passage money as a minister to Connecticut.Ibid, p. 20.
Joseph, Bishop of Rochester, Dean of the Collegiate Church of Westminster.4,00000Towards repair of Westminster Abbey.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 45.
Edward Rogers, sheriff of Gloucester.12000Rewards paid for arrests of Benjamin Fletcher, William Lewis, and Edward Cue, felons.Money Book XL. p. 34.
William Dilk, same of Warwick.4000Same for same of James Harvey, felon.Ibid.
Erasmus Owen - -1000Dormant warrant for his salary as Comptroller of Customs, Milford port.Customs Book XIV. p. 470.
per an.
June 6Richard Davenport, sheriff of Stafford.4000Reward paid for arrest of John Bagley, felon.Money Book XL. p. 34.
Roger Hesketh, same of Lancaster.4000Same for same of John Wilson, alias John Thompson, alias Thomas Thompson, same.Ibid.
Robert Baskervill, under sheriff of Salop.4000Same for same of Thomas Richards, same.Ibid, p. 35.
John Smith, sheriff of Kent.8000Same for same of William Hills and Gilbert Langley, same.Ibid.
Timothy Waldo, under sheriff of Middlesex.40000Same for same of James Lawler, alias Lawley, James Leonard, Richard Tobin, George Broadrick, Francis Trumball, John Albin, William Cardell, James Shields, Charles Spinnell, Thomas Dent, same.Ibid.
Robert Colvile, sheriff of Huntingdon.4000Same for same of Thomas Glover, same.Ibid.
Robert Hyde, same of Chester.4000Same for same of James Moss, same.Ibid.
William Shaw, same of Herts.4000Same for same of William Whepson, same.Ibid.
William Benn, same of Herts.4000Same for same of John Prestidge, same.Ibid.
William Acton, same of Suffolk.4000Same for same of Richard Gathercolie, same.Ibid.
June 6Arthur Tremayne. sheriff of Devon.28000Rewards paid for arrests of Joseph Barrow, alias Bennet, Henry Bunker, Philip Davey, John Williams, William Venton alias Henton, Simon Needs, James Tickner, same.Money Book XL. p. 36.
Sir Thomas Drury, same of Essex.16000Same for same of James (? Samuel) Harvey, Thomas Neal, John Rudd, William Child.Ibid; Order Book XVII. p. 216.
William Smith, same of Dorset.4000Same for same of Robert Sheave, same.Money Book XL. p. 36.
John Turner, same of Leicester.4000Same for same of William Salt, same.Ibid.
Sir George Champion and Sir Robert Cater, Sheriffs of London and Middlesex.52202Overpayments in account as such to 1738, Michaelmas.Ibid, p. 57.
Robert Hitch, same of Cambridge and Huntingdon.15140Same to same date - -Ibid.
John Gilbert Cooper, same of Nottingham.5211Same to 1739, Michaelmas -Ibid.
William Seys, same of Monmouth.5991Same to 1738, Michaelmas -Ibid.
Edward Barker, same of Sussex.341711Same to same date -Ibid.
Sackville Earl of Thanet, same of Westmorland.3708Same to 1739, Michaelmas -Ibid.
James Barnham and John Black, same of Norwich.766Same to same date -Ibid.
Thomas Smyth, same of Salop.10810Same to same date -Ibid, p. 59.
Richard Sharpe, same of Rutland.9101Same to same date - -Ibid.
Robert Hyde, same of Chester.143165Same to same date - -Ibid.
June 16Taxes Commissioners -150001739, Michaelmas quarter's salary.Ibid, p. 10.
Same - -1131811¼Same quarter's incidents bill -Ibid, p. 11.
Matthew Woodford -81900Victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal for 3 months to 1740, March 31.
Appending:—Report from the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Woodford's petition.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 77–9.
John Wilson, representative of Captain Francis Cavally, deceased, Commander at Canso in 1727.1182Owing to Cavally for bread short delivered by Thomas Missing, then contractor for said garrison.
Appending:—Report by William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests on said Wilson's memorial.
Ibid, pp. 77–8, 85–8.
June 16Bank of England100,000001 year to 1741, June 1, as by the letters patent of Incorporation.Order Book XVII. p. 114.
June 17Brigadier Joshua Guest, Barrackmaster General in North Britain.9541110½Necessaries for the Barracks in North Britain for one year to 1739, Xmas.
Appending:—Report on said account by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts; and said account in detail.
North Britain Book XIII. pp. 12–14.
Sir Theodore Janssen -26000Royal bounty to John Walton and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48.
3040Royal bounty to John Walton and fees thereon.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 48.
John Selwyn, junr. -4,5782½1739, Xmas quarter for the late Queen's establishment of salaries and pensions.Ibid, p. 70.
John Selwyn, senr., Treasurer to the late Queen.527136Salaries, rents, incidents, &c., for Her late Majesty's lodge at Richmond for same quarter. Appending:—Account of same.Ibid, pp. 71–2, 80.
Thomas Revel, contractor for victualling Gibraltar.292142Hire of extra magazines and carrying provisions to the new mole, &c.
Appending:—Report by the Comptroller of Army Accounts on said Revel's memorial.
Ibid, pp. 72–5.
Serjeant Trumpeter and the rest of the Office of Trumpeters.2000Ancient patent fee to said office on the marriage of Her Royal Highness the Princess of Hesse.Ibid, p. 76.
Bank of England15,980111Premios on circulating Exchequer bills [for 3 months to 1740, April 24].
With:—Statement of said bills outstanding at the latter date (total 2,117,300l.).
Money Book XL. p. 142.
Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance.1,646176Providing and transporting to Minorca 500 beds complete for the additional men of the 5 regiments of foot there.
Appending:—Accompt of same from the Officers of the Ordnance.
Ibid. p. 203.
June 18Andrew Reid -58500Transporting 50 felons out of Newgate and 67 felons out of the County Gaols of Herts, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, and Bucks on the “Essex,” for Maryland or Virginia.
Appending:—Names of 50 and 62 and 5 felons, and certificates by the ship master, the Clerks of Gaol delivery, &c., &c.
Ibid, pp. 204–5.
June 18Mayor of Macclesfield2500Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas on the annuity for a preacher.Money Book XL. p. 206.
John Smith and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for oining tallies.42133Sorting, &c., and joining. &c., 3,413 tallies of loan, from 1737, Michaelmas, to 1740, Michaelmas, for which they took no fees.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Robert Lord Walpole as to said work performed.
Ibid, p. 207.
Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.5000Half-year to 1739, MichaelmasIbid, p. 208.
David Earl of Buchan100001739, Michaelmas quarter's annuity.Ibid, p. 210.
Earl of Essex, Ranger and Keeper of Hyde Park.20000Watering the Ring in said park, and for William Emerson, one of the gate keepers in said park for watering the road from said park to Kensington Palace, 1739, summer season during the residence of the Court at Kensington.Ibid.
13500Watering the Ring in said park, and for William Emerson, one of the gate keepers in said park for watering the road from said park to Kensington Palace, 1739, summer season during the residence of the Court at Kensington.Ibid.
Jane Kien -75001739, Michaelmas quarter as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Kensington Palace.Ibid, p. 99.
Dr. Henry Brooke -1000Same as Professor and Reader of Laws, Oxford.Ibid, p. 103.
Heirs of Col. Fairfax -500Same on their perpetuity -Ibid.
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.Ibid.
Robert Smith. -37100Same as Master of MechanicsIbid, p. 106.
Daniel Graham -28150Same as Apothecary in ordinary to His Majesty's person.Ibid, p. 108.
Poor ministers of the Isle of Man.2500Same quarter's annuity - -Ibid, p. 109.
Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies.5000Same on his salary or allowance, and on his annuity in lieu of all allowances by bills.Ibid.
2500Same on his salary or allowance, and on his annuity in lieu of all allowances by bills.Ibid.
John Inglis -2500Same quarter on his fees as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies.Ibid, p. 110.
3068Same quarter on his fees as Marshal of the Ceremonies and Assistant Master of the Ceremonies.Ibid, p. 110.
Heirs of Nicholas Yates2500Same on their perpetuity -Ibid, p. 112.
George Turbill -5000Same as Keeper of the Records relating to Forfeited Estates in England.Ibid.
Martha Johnston,widow12100Same on her pension -Ibid.
James Earl of Hyndford20000Same on his allowance - -Ibid, p. 113.
June 18Provost and Fellows of Eton College.101001739, Michaelmas quarter on their perpetuity.Money Book XL. p. 114.
Dr. Christopher Green1000Same as Professor and Reader of Physic, Cambridge.Ibid, p. 115.
Corporation of Berwick2500Same on their allowance for repairing Tweed Bridge.Ibid.
Dr. William Woodford1000Same as Professor and Reader of Physic, Oxford.Ibid.
Dr. Francis Dickens1000Same as same of Law, Cambridge.Ibid, p. 116.
Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven.2500Same as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North.Ibid,
Corporation of Dartmouth.1000 Same on their perpetuity -Ibid, p. 120.
Mungo Haldane - -10000Same on his allowance -Ibid, p. 123.
John Lord Hope20000SameIbid, p. 124.
William Earl of Sutherland.20000Same -Ibid.
Charles Earl of Lauderdale.30000Same - -Ibid.
Charles Hope -10000Same on his annuityIbid.
Lord Torpichen - -20000Same on his allowanceIbid, p. 128.
David Lord Balgonie -10000Same on same -Ibid.
Lewis Grant - -10000Same on sameIbid.
James Earl of Galloway20000Same on sameIbid.
John Earl of Kintore5000Same on his annuity -Ibid.
Earl of Ilay and George Campbell.5000Same on same for the support of the children of William late Lord Forbes.Ibid, p. 131.
John Earl of Crawford and others, detailed, ut supra p. 363.500001739, Michaelmas quarter's allowances in proportions detailed.Ibid, p. 91.
George Lord Mordington.5000Same quarter on his two allowances.Ibid.
Thomas Farrington -10000Same quarter as an Auditor of the Exchequer Court.Ibid, p. 76.
Charles Shelley - -7500Same as same - - -Ibid.
Thomas Bishop of Sarum, Chancellor of the Garter.28526Half-year due 1740. Lady Day, on his yearly pension or annuity as such.Ibid, p. 61b.
Sir Ralph Asheton, bart., Sheriff of co. Lancaster.7620Overpayment in his account for the year ended 1739, Michaelmas.Ibid, p. 59.
William Benn, same of Herts.60310¾Same to same dateIbid.
John Blackett, same of Northumberland.27122Same to same dateIbid.
Robert Colville, same of Cambridge and Huntingdon.1076Same to same date -Ibid.
William Jackson, gent.1,98146Without account to reimburse the like sum expended on His Majesty's special service.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 71.
Lewis Armand de St. George, Seigneur de Marsay.62500Royal bountyIbid. p. 34.
June 18Sir Francis Vyvyan, Sheriff of Cornwall.4000Reward paid for arrest of Richard Key, felon.Money Book XL. p. 36.
Thomas Revel -1,04050Victualling General Oglethorpe's regiment in Georgia for 6 months to 1739–40, March 6.
Appending:—Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts on Revel's petition for same.
King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 58–9.
William Steuart -50,00000Imprest for pensions, annuities and bounties.Ibid, p. 59.
The Duke of Cumberland.5811610½Expended by him in providing camp necessaries for His Majesty's Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards under his command.Ibid, p. 60.
John Earl of Dunmore5811610½Same for His Majesty's Third Regiment of Foot Guards under his command.Ibid,
Sir Charles Wills -90460Same for the First Regiment of Foot Guards under his command.
Appending:—List of said necessaries.
Ibid, p. 61.
Lieut. Gen. James Dormer.19378Same for the First Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 61–2.
Francis Earl of Effingham.19378Same for 2nd Troop of same -Ibid, p. 62.
Major General Roger Handasyd.309100Same for the Regiment of Foot under his command. Appending:—As above.Ibid, p. 63.
Col. Humphrey Bland309100Same for his same - -Ibid.
Charles Duke of Marlborough.195134Same for the Second Troop of Horse Guards. Appending:—As above.Ibid, p. 64.
Henry Earl of Pembroke51213Same for His Majesty's Own Regiment of Horse under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, p. 65.
General George Wade -35006Same for His Majesty's Regi- of Horse under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, p. 66.
Maj. Gen. Henry Hawley480136Same for His Majesty's Own Royal Regiment of Dragoons under his command.
Appending:—As above.
Ibid, p. 67.
Lieut. Gen. Wm Barrell2741004l. per diem for himself and 10s. for an aide-de-camp for reviewing several regiments in South Britain last year.Ibid, p. 68.
Lieut. Gen. Honeywood.7200For 16 days' [like] attendanceIbid.
Lieut. Gen. Charles Churchill.10800For 24 days' [like] attendanceIbid.
June 18General George Wade -21000Expended by him for 30 days' attendance in reviewing regiments as above at the rate of 6l. per diem for himself and 10s. for an aide-de-camp.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 68.
William Lambton, Register of warrants for Stamps.4000Dormant warrant for additional salary.
Prefixing:—Stamp Commissioners' report on said Lambton's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 328.
per an.
June 19William Poyntz, Receiver General of Excise Revenues.62654Charges and disbursements in carrying 2,709,520l. 7s. 1d. to the Exchequer on account of Excise duties, 1738, June 28 to 1739. June 20.
Prefixing:—Report by the Excise Commissioners on Poyntz's memorial for same.
Ibid, p. 333–4.
Richard Tucker - -125001739, Michaelmas quarter, as Surveyor, &c., of the Quarries, &c., of Portland Isle.Money Book XL. p. 65.
John Rollos -12100Same quarter as Engraver of Royal Seals, &c.Ibid, p. 84.
John Duke of Montagu, Grand Master of the Bath.12500Same quarter for officers of the Bath.Ibid.
William Chetwynd -10000Same as Examiner of Interludes, &c.Ibid, p. 85.
Thomas Odell5000Same as Deputy Examiner of same.Ibid.
John Couraud -4000Same as Keeper of the Paper Office.Ibid, p. 86.
Charles Duke of St. Albans.45100Same as Governor and Captain of Windsor Castle.Ibid.
William Earl of Essex5000Same quarter's pension for Lady Charlotte Hyde.Ibid.
Sebastian Turst and 7 others, detailed.20040Same quarter as Serjeants at Arms.Ibid, p. 87.
William Cowper -51168Same as Knight HarbingerIbid.
Earl of Berkeley, Constable of Dean Forest.52100Same for officers of said forest.Ibid, p. 88.
Sir Charles Dalton -5000Same quarter as Gentleman Usher, Black Rod.Ibid.
Richard Earl of Tylney, Warden of Waltham Forest.67100Same for officers of said forest.Ibid, p. 89.
George Paul, LL.D., His Majesty's Advocate General.20001 year to 1739, Michaelmas, on his wages or fee as such.Ibid. p. 208.
Richard Bradley, Attorney General of the Province of New York.7500Half-year to same date -Ibid.
Kings and other officers at arms, detailed.21000Same on their respective fees, detailed.Ibid, p. 209.
June 19John Lord King, Out-Ranger of Windsor Forest.30000Half-year to 1739, Michaelmas on his salary or allowance for himself, underkeepers, &c., &c.Money Book XL. p. 209.
June 20Captain James Rentone20000Royal bounty -King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 77.
Thomas Martyn, Henry Beeston. Rogers Holland, John Trevor, Richard Carter. Henry Procter.100001740, Hilary Term as Welsh Justices.Order Book XVII. pp. 71–2.
each.
George Olive - -2500Same as Fifth Baron of the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 72.
June 23William Mathew, Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Leeward Isles.300001740, Lady Day quarter's allowance.Ibid, p. 156.
June 24George Wright, Commissary for hay, straw and wood for the three encampments.1,50000In advance for forage and firing for the three camps.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 83.
John Scrope -6,00000Secret service -Ibid, p. 85.
June 25Thomas Lowther -1,50000His Majesty's service -Money Book XL. p. 32.
Customs Establishment, London port.8,082051740, Midsummer quarter's salary bill.Customs Book XIV. p. 311.
Same in the Plantations1,85000Half-year's salary bill to 1740, Midsummer.Ibid. 366.
Duke of Newcastle and Lord Harrington.4621001740, Midsummer quarter's allowance as Principal Secretaries of State.Money Book XL. p. 58.
each.
John Conraud -5000Same quarter as Latin Secretary.Ibid, p. 67.
Sir Robert Walpole -40000Same as Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid, p. 68.
The Lords of the Treasury.2,00000Same quarter -Ibid.
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 on same -Ibid.
Nathaniel Cowdery2500Same quarter for extraordinary service in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt.Ibid.
Edward Webster and 11 others, detailed.30000Same quarter as Clerks of the Treasury.Ibid, p. 70.
Carleton Hayward5000Same quarter as one of the Solicitors for negotiating and looking after the affairs of the Treasury.Ibid.
Sir Thomas Allin and Wentworth Odiarne.5010Same as two of His Majesty's Sergeants at Arms.Ibid, p. 71.
June 25Henry Fane -50001740, Midsummer quarter's allowance, for digesting and putting into order the books, memorials, and papers in the Treasury Office.Money Book XL. p. 71.
Thomas Mann et al. detailed.16500Same, for the servants and incidents of the Treasury Office.Ibid. p. 72.
Nicholas Paxton - -25000Half-year to same date as Solicitor for the affairs of the Treasury.Ibid, 73.
Richard Andrews -371001740 Midsummer quarter as Solicitor for His Majesty's affairs in the Exchequer Court.Ibid.
David Polhill37100Same as supervisor of the work of digesting, &c., records. &c., in Cæsar's Chapel. &c. in the Tower.Ibid, p. 74.
George Holmes -2500Same as chief clerk for same.Ibid.
John Lawton -12000Same on the extra allowance for records in the Chapter House.Ibid, p. 75.
John Selwyn, junior, Treasurer and Receiver General to the Princesses Amalia and Caroline.3,00000Same quarter's establishments for the Duke of Cumberland, Princesses Amalia and Carolina. Princesses Mary and Lovisa.Ibid, p. 214.
3,6546Same quarter's establishments for the Duke of Cumberland, Princesses Amalia and Carolina. Princesses Mary and Lovisa.Ibid, p. 214.
1,16360Same quarter's establishments for the Duke of Cumberland, Princesses Amalia and Carolina. Princesses Mary and Lovisa.Ibid, p. 214.
June 26Horatio Walpole. Usher of the Receipt.1,81513Necessaries delivered respectively to the Ancient and New Officers of the Receipt for 1739, Michaelmas and Hilary terms, and 6 months to 1740, Lady Day.Order Book XVII. p. 228.
42416Necessaries delivered respectively to the Ancient and New Officers of the Receipt for 1739, Michaelmas and Hilary terms, and 6 months to 1740, Lady Day.Order Book XVII. p. 228.
David Polhill -125001740, Midsummer quarter as Keeper of Records in the Tower.Ibid, p. 52.
Alured Popple,Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bermudas.85001739, Michaelmas quarterMoney Book XL. p. 215.
Bank of England -5,02110Deficiency at 1739, Xmas, of the Additional Stamp duties.
Appending:—Certificates by Robert Lord Walpole of the income, liability, and deficiency of said duties for 1 year to 1739, Michaelmas and Xmas.
Ibid, pp. 215–8.
out of the Sinking Fund.
John Dawson -121001740, Midsummer quarter, keeping the register of public loans in office of Auditor of the Receipt.Order Book XVII. p. 48.
Charles Bettridge. Porter at the Exchequer Gate.500Same, securing His Majesty's Treasure.Ibid, p. 49.
Henry Ballow, Senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer.1000Same, locking up same -Ibid, p. 49, 234 (?)
June 26Lord Robert Walpole. Ranger and Keeper of Richard Park.441101740, Midsummer quarter for himself and underkeepers of said Park.Money Book XL. p. 94.
Nicholas Paxton -10000Perusing and observing upon pamphlets and newspapers to 1740. June 22.Ibid, p. 67.
John Beresford, et al. -771001740, Midsummer quarter, making up the books of the public revenue.Ibid, p. 64.
Customs Officers' outports.12,5431410¼Same quarter's salaries -Customs Book XIV. p. 441.
June 27Abraham Cortissos, contractor for bread for the three encampments.1,50000Advance on his said contract on account of bread provided for the three camps.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. p. 83.