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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1742, January-March', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 107-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92013 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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TABLE I.
Warrants, Orders, Letters, Memorials, Reports, and Entries of minor importance.
1741–2.
Date.Description of Document or entry.Substance of Document or Entry.Reference.
Jan. 4Treasury warrant to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.To stay proceedings against hides seized on the “St. John and St. Thomas,” a Portuguese ship, Manual de Silva Souza, master.Customs Book XV. p. 201.
J. Scrope to Josiah Burchet -For an accompt from the Admiralty of the number of seamen borne and the number mustered, 1740, Dec. 31, to 1741, Dec. 31.Letter Book XX. p. 24.
Same to the Navy Commissioners.For a copy of the estimate of the debt due to the Navy at Xmas last.Ibid.
Jan. 6Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To continue to Susanna Chamier the pension of 36l. 10s. 0d., payable to her husband, Daniel Chamier, lately deceased.Irish Book IX. p. 244.
Jan. 7Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To enlarge from the Fleet prison, William Rolfe, late of Dymchurch, Kent.Customs Book XV. p. 196.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant to the Duke of Montagu from the Earl of Effingham [Deputy Earl Marshal].For a new coat of His Majesty's arms, embroidered, &c., &c., for John Cheale, Arundel Herald extraordinary.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 167.
Same for same of same from the Duke of Grafton to the Duke of Montagu.For liveries for 1741, for the 3 under keepers of the game about Newmarket.Ibid.
Same for same of same from same to same.Same for a livery for Mr. Gower, ratkiller in ordinary to His Majesty.Ibid.
Same for same of same from same to same.For same for Mrs. Alice Bill, herbsbrewer in ordinary to His Majesty.Ibid.
Petition to the Treasury from William Wylde, master of the “Matilda.”Concerning the register of and bond for his ship.Reference Book X. p. 199.
Jan. 7Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an overpayment on the 1733 account of house duties by Andrew Wilkinson, Receiver General for York. West Riding, to be transferred to the 1731 account.
Prefixing, &c.:—Taxes Commissioners' report, and Auditor Lowndes's certificate.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 314.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For a particular of the extended estate of Nicholas and Edward Dee, late Receivers General for Sussex.
Prefixing:—Report as above.
Ibid, p. 315.
Jan. 8Same to the Board of WorksFor repairs at Mr. Stevenson's (late Mr. Blomberg's) house in the mews.
Prefixing:—Estimate by the Board of Works.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 166.
Petition to the Treasury from Pereqrine Fury, agent to Gen. Oglethorpe's regiment.Concerning the provisioning of the Company of Grenadiers added to said regiment, during their voyage.
Referred:—To Comptrollers of Army Accounts. Memorandum.—The levy money of 6l. 10s. 6d. is paid into hands of said agent for victualling the regiment till their arrival in Georgia.
Reference Book X. p. 199.
Jan. 12Memorial to same from Nicholas Pixton.For 2,000l. on account of law expenses of the Crown enumerated and expected. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 2.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To stay process against William Richards, of Penzance, Cornwall, for smuggling.Customs Book XV. p. 196.
Petition to the Treasury from John Mordaunt, entitled by grant to the office of Lieutenant or Keeper of the forest of Alice Holt and Woolmer.For extension of lease of a rent issuing out of the manor and manors of Worldham, alias East Wordleham and West Wordleham, for the support of the stipends of the officers of said forest.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 6.
Jan. 14Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Thos. Ripley of several parcels of land and a house in Chelsea, near the Royal Hospital and the Canal.
Prefixing and appending:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 77–83.
Jan. 15J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Adderley, a landwaiter, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 196.
Same to Mr. BryanConcerning the King's share of the seizure of the “Anne” and “Queen Anne,” ships of Norway, on the application of Monsr. Sohlenthall, the Danish ministerIbid, p. 197.
Same to the Attorney General.Forwarding for his opinion the petition of Deborah Drew et al. for the estate of Charles Drew. Also Sir Cordell Firebrace's petition as to same.Letter Book XX. p. 25.
[After
Jan. 15]
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Colt and 8 others, detailed.For the reward for apprehending Christopher Jordan. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Certificate of Jordan's conviction at the gaol delivery at Newgate, 1741–2, Jan. 15. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 3.
Jan. 18Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat or particular of a fee farm rent in the manors of East and West Worldham, co. Southampton, and of the office of Lieutenant or Keeper of the forest or chase called Alice Holt and Woolmer, of which the Hon. John Mordaunt pays a reversionary grant.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Mordaunt's memorial.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 84–5.
Jan. 19Petition to the Treasury from Daniel Lewis.For release from his imprisonment in the Fleet for buying tea without a permit.Reference Book X. p. 200.
Jan. 20J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For the usual order for wine coming for Prince Scherbatow, minister plenipotentiary from the Czarina.Customs Book XV. p. 197.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a constat, &c., of the manor of Garstang, co. Lancs., of which William Hall prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Hall's petition.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 85–7.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of the manor of Hampton-in-Arden, co. Warwick, to Harry Gough.
Prefixing:—Particular, memorandum, constat, ratal and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 88–95.
Petition to the Treasury from Henry Freind of Portsmouth, vinegar merchant.For repayment of duty on cider made into vinegar.Reference Book X. p. 200.
Jan. 21The Duke of Grafton, Lord Chamberlain, to the Treasury, dated Lord Chamberlain's Office.Conveying the King's orders for altering, &c., the lodgings in Whitehall, late in the possession of Mrs. Pendock and Mr. Holbetch, and to make a doorway in a wall there, opposite the Horse Gurads, fit for the reception of the Archbishop of Canterbury. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 4.
Petition to the Treasury from Michael Hatton.For the king's moiety fine on 1,000 French kid skins seized as Spanish.Reference Book X. p. 200.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding for report the demands of Peter Burrell and John Bristow for victualling Minorca.Letter Book XX. p. 25.
Jan. 22Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General.Transmitting for report the Duke of Chandos's memorial for renewed lease of certain wharves in Scotland Yard.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 96.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of Alice Holt Forest (a rent out of Worldham and the office of Lieutenant of Alice Holt and Woolmer Forest) to John Mordaunt.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal, and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 96–9.
Jan. 22Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of Garstang manor and a messuage in Newbiggin to William Hall.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal, and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 100–1.
H. Legge to the Board of Works.To estimate the repairs in fitting up Mrs. Pendock's and Mr. Holbetch's lodging and apartment at Whitehall for the Archbishop of Canterbury, with a door in a wall opposite the Horse Guards.Letter Book XX. p. 27.
Jan. 23Petition to the Treasury from Mathew Woodford.For 828l. for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.Reference Book X. p. 199.
Report to same from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of John Steinson, of Scotland, late supercargo of the ship “Dove,” of Rotterdam, concerning his imprisonment and for bail. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition, with Treasury order of reference, of date 1741, Dec. 28. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 7.
J Scrope to Mr. Burchet -As to convoy for victuals to be sent by Mr. Woodford to Placentia and Annapolis Royal.Letter Book XX. p. 26.
Jan. 25Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To have the plate for printing Exchequer bills on malt adapted to 1742.Ibid.
Jan. 28Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To repay to the owners the King's third of the seizures of 2 Norwegian ships “Queen Anne” and “St. Anne.”Customs Book XV. p. 199.
J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To permit provisions to be shipped at Cork for Southampton en route for Placentia and Annapolis.Irish Book IX. p. 245.
Statement of opinion by way of report from the Attorney and Solicitor General to the Treasury.On the question of wharves being demiseable for 50 years under the Civil List Act, as desired by the Duke of Chandos. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 8.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revel.For insurance (at the rates of 5l. 4s. 3d. per cent. without convoy, and 3l. 3s. 9d. per cent. with convoy) on provisions for Gibraltar anno 1740.Reference Book X. p. 200.
[After
Jan. 28]
Same to same from Sir Henry John Parker, Bart.Concerning Harry Gough's application for a reversionary lease of the manor of Hampton-in-Arden, co. Warwick, said manor being in petitioners title and possession. 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 9.
Jan. 29Same to same from Nathanl. Booth.For renewed lease of the Pre and Post fines of Cos. Chester and Flint.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 102.
Jan. 31J. Scrope to the Board of Works.Forwarding Mr. Crowle's petition about lands at Windsor.Letter Book XX. p. 27.
Jan. 31An account certified by E. Britiffe, in the absence of Lord Hobart, Treasurer of His Majesty's chamber.Of bills and warrants due 1741, Midsummer in said office (total 6,087l. 11s. 1d.) 1½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 11.
Feb. 1J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Lewis Morris, Surveyor of Customs, Holyhead.Customs Book XV. p. 199.
Petition to the Treasury from William Steuart.For 887l. 9s. 2d. for fees and incidents, anno 1741, as Paymaster of Pensions.Reference Book X. p. 200.
Same to same from Walter Turner, et al, manufacturers of gold and silver lace, &c.Concerning abuses of their trade by tinsel or copper imitations. Pray legislative relief.Ibid, p. 201.
Same to same from John Rollos, Engraver of Seals.For 94l. 5s.d. for a new double seal for the Court of Civil Pleas, Gibraltar.Ibid, p. 202.
Feb. 2J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting Thomas Revel's list, detailed, of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1741, Nov. 2–29 (total 4,004 men).Letter Book XX. p. 15.
Petition to the Treasury from John Lockwood.For release from his imprisonment in the new gaol in Southwark.Reference Book X. p. 131.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to William Blunden, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 200.
H. Legge to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.To insert in the instrument for rent of Mr. Danvers's house for their office, 150l. per an. as rent instead of 130l.Letter Book XX. pp. 26–7.
Petition to the Treasury from the Earl of Berkeley et al., detailed.Concerning Viscount Gage's interruption to the repair of Coleford Chapel.Reference Book X. p. 201.
Same to same from William Palmer, of Yarmouth.Concerning the prosecution against him for run tea.Ibid, p. 202.
Feb. 3Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To print off 750,000l. in Exchequer bills on malt, 1742, placing them as cash in the Tellers office.Money Book XL. p. 445.
Petition to the Treasury from Jane Kingdon.For a lease of a small piece of ground in Scotland Yard, on which her house stands.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 102.
H. Kelsall to Mr. Paxton -To attend the Treasury on Saturday next.Letter Book XX. p. 27.
Feb. 4Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his deputyFor stay of process against the executors of Gerard Croker, late Receiver General for land tax and house duties, co. Oxford.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 249.
Same to the principal officers of the Works and Paymaster of same.To pass and pay the accounts of works done in the Windsor Forest, ordered by the Duke of Cumberland, viz.: a lodge for himself, a new stable, dog kennel, &c., to the total of 975l.
Prefixing:
—Memorial from said officers.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 169.
Feb 4Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To permit Brig. Gen. Hamilton to land, free certain arms, detailed, for the 2 augmentations of Horse and Dragoons, Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 245.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Brian.For a lease of the ground, detailed, in Waltham Forest, granted by Charles II. for the support of the Chapel of Ilford Ward, in the parish of Barking, Essex, said Chapel being long since demolished, and the ground waste.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 102.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a constat, &c., of certain wharves in Scotland Yard, of which the Duke of Chandos prays a new lease on surrender.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Duke's petition.
Ibid, pp. 103–5.
Same to sameFor same of waste land in Barking, Essex, of which Thomas Brian pays a lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 105–6.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To bail John Steinson, a prisoner in Newgate, for obstructing the Customs officers.Customs Book XV. p. 201.
Same to sameTo deliver up a bond entered into at Jamaica by William Wylde, master of the “Matilda.”
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 202–3.
Feb 5The Board of Trade to the Treasury.Forwarding incidents and salary accounts of said office for 1741, Midsummer quarter, for Treasury orders for payment thereon.
Endorsed:—1742, May 25. Warrants signed
Together with:—Said accounts in abstract and detail. 7 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 14.
Memorial to the Treasury from Edward Jackson, deputy Ranger of Richmond New Park.For certain repairs, detailed, wanting in said Park.
Referred:—To the Surveyor General of Woods.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. pp. 169–70.
Feb 6H. Legge to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.With Treasury authorisation for preparation of a signature in accordance with their report on the Earl of Morton's petition concerning retoured and feu dues.North Britain Book XIII. p. 241.
Treasury warrant to same -For a lease to Andrew Ross of the Bishop's rents of Orkney for 200l. a year for 5 years.
Prefixing:—Ross's petition.
Ibid.
Feb 8Petition to the Treasury, from John Burwell, cooper.Concerning his bond for William James in the case of a tobacco seizure.Reference Book X. p. 119.
Feb. 8Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revel.For the value of victuals, detailed, exported for General Oglethorpe at Frederica, and lost in a storm.Reference Book X. p. 202.
Same to same from William Coppard, Customs officer.For a like allowance with the other supervisors of co. Sussex.Ibid, p. 203.
Feb. 9Petition to the Treasury from the bailiffs burgesses, and community of Ludlow, co. Salop.Ut supra (Vol. IV. p. 527), 1741, April 2, for a new lease of 5 water corn mills in Mill Street and Old Street, Ludlow.Crown Lease Book V. p. 457b.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease on altered terms of said mills to said town of Ludlow, ut supra (Vol. IV. p. 560), 1741, Dec. 28.
Prefixing:—Memorandum by the Surveyor General of Crown lands.
Ibid. VI. p. 67.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against the sureties of Jonathan Smart, late Receiver General for Herts.
Prefixing:—Petition from said sureties.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 315.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.Approving the table of prices of stamped vellum, parchment and paper [for the year 1742].Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 376.
Two separate Treasury warrants to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, &c.To renew lost annuity orders in the name of Henry Francken of Dort, in Holland, and belonging to Hamilton Outry, of Cannon St., London, merchant.
Prefixing:—Outry's affidavits in each case.
Order Book XVII. pp. 371–2.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To pay to Robert Boyfield, of London, dyer, the King's share of oranges, &c. seized as being the growth of Spain.Customs Book XV. p 205.
Same to the Attorney GeneralTo non pros. the information against said Boyfield.Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To put William Coppard, supervisor at Hastings, on an equal footing with the other Sussex supervisors.
Prefixing:—Report from said Commissioners.
Ibid, pp. 206–7.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of several messuages on the South of Pall Mall Street, to John Smith Warner.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal, and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp 106–9, 139.
Same to same -For same of Gilgarran weir, Pembroke, to James Hamilton.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 110–2.
Same to same - -For same of Slyfield Lodge, Wilts, to John Hippisley Coxe.
Prefixing:–As above, without the entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 112–5.
Feb. 9Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of lands at Barking, Essex, to Thomas Bryan.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 116–7.
Same to William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To allow in account to William Steuart, as Paymaster of Pensions, 887l. 9s 2d. for expenses 1741.
Appending and prefixing:—Said account and report thereon.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 12–13.
Same to Lord Lovel and Sir John Eyles, Postmasters General.For a new contract with Richard Hall for the Dover packet boats.Ibid, p. 13.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.For stay of process against the sureties of William Tonge, late distributor of stamps, co. Lancaster.Ibid, p. 15.
Same to William Aislabie, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow the incidents bill, 1741, of the Receiver General of Customs.
Prefixing:—Said bill and deputy Auditor's report thereon.
Ibid, pp. 16–18.
Feb. 10J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting Thomas Revel's list, detailed. of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1741, Nov. 30 to Dec. 27. (Total 4,044 men.)Letter Book XX. p. 15.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Thomas Clift, Collector of Customs at Rhode Island, America.Customs Book XV. p. 204.
Treasury warrant to Henry Fox and Thomas Ripley, trustees for the Crown herein.To assign to Richard Crowle the piece of ground vested in them as such, with reservation of a footway from Windsor Castle and a coachway from the stables to the Park.
Prefixing:—Report from the Board of Works hereon.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 14.
Same to the Surveyor General of Woods.For repairs at Richmond New Park to be paid out of land revenues.
Prefixing:—Francis Whitworth's report on the petition for said repairs from Captain Edward Jackson, Deputy Ranger of said Park.
Ibid. p. 14–5.
Same to Richard Arundell, Master and Worker of the Mint, and to the Auditors of Imprests and all others concerned.To pass and allow Joseph Ashton's account of incidents as solicitor for prosecuting coiners.
Prefixing:—Said bill containing details of said prosecutions, &c. (Total 399l 14s. 8d.)
Ibid, pp. 30–40.
Petition to the Treasury from William Dover, of London, merchant, and Richard Hayes, of the “Haverfordwest.”Concerning a seizure of Irish bay yarn shipped coastwise from Milford to London and accidentally landed without production of the sufferance.Reference Book X. p. 203.
Feb. 19The Commissioners of Revenue, Ireland, to the Treasury, dated Custom House, Dublin.Expressing compliance with the Treasury command of the 28th preceding, for the export of provisions from Cork to Southampton, to be there transhipped for the garrisons of Canso and Placentia.
Endorsed:—On board the “Success” sloop, William Luckett, master, provisions, &c. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 18.
Feb. 21E. Britiffe to the Treasury, dated Treasurer of the Chamber's Office.For the issue of 6,183l. 4s. 11d., the certain established allowance of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office for the quarter ended 1741, June 24. 1 page.Ibid, No. 20.
Feb. 23Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For the execution of the warrant of 1741–2. Feb. 9, supra p. 113, for the lease of mills to the town of Ludlow, co. Salop.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 67.
Same [to same] -For same of the warrant of 1741, Dec. 28, for a lease to William Aislabie of a messuage in Greencloth Yard.Ibid, p. 54.
Same to sameFor same of the warrant of same date for lease of lands in Surrey to the Earl of Lincoln.Ibid, p. 77.
Same to sameFor same of a warrant of date 1739–40, Feb. 27, for the lease of Dorney House, Weybridge, to Gabriel Westbear.Ibid, V. p. 308.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To release Daniel Lewis from the Fleet
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 214–5.
Feb. 24Treasury warrantAppointing the residence of the Commissioners of Customs in London and Edinburgh respectively (ut supra IV. p. 481 Gwynn Vaughan being instituted for Edward Riggs deceased).Ibid, p. 143.
Feb. 25Same to the Excise Commissioners.To allow to Richard Loder and Silas Palmer, vinegar makers, the duty on cider since made into vinegar.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on Loder's petition for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 27–8.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt and Clerk of the Pells and all the other officers of the Receipt concerned.For tallies to be struck importing the payment of 2,276l. the farm of the Post fines to Sept., 1741, by Ann Countess and executrix of Thos. Earl of Strafford, said fines being answered direct to the Crown by the Sheriffs.
Prefixing:—Certificate.
Money Book XL. p. 459b.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Abergavenny.For the delivery to Sir Thomas Robinson, Governor of Barbados, of plate detailed for His Majesty's Chapel there: to an estimate of 80l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 172.
Same for same of same from same to the Duke of Montagu.For prayer books, &c., and furniture detailed for same for same chapel: to an estimate of 106l.Ibid.
Feb. 25Treasury warrant endorsing an order of the Auditor of the Receipt.To pay Andrew Wilkinson, late Receiver General for the West Riding, 554l. 5s. 10d. overpaid on house duties 1733, to be instantly repaid on same duties 1731.Order Book XVII. p. 370.
Treasury order for the execution of a previous Treasury warrant of 1741–2, Feb. 9.For a lease of Gilgarran weir Pembroke, to James Hamilton.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 112.
Petition to the Treasury from James Macklain and Thomas Toes.For release from their long imprisonment in Ipswich Gaol for running goods.Reference Book X. p. 203.
Treasury order for the execution of a previous Treasury warrant of 1741–2, Feb. 9.For a lease of messuages to John Smith Warner ut supra, p. 113.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 109.
March 1Royal warrant,countersigned, for letters patent to pass the Great Seal of Scotland.For a grant to Lord Glenorchy of mines within his own heritages.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 245–7.
March 2Treasury warrant for the execution of an order of the Auditor of the Receipt.For 62l. 14s. 0d. to the deputy chamberlains for joining tallies, ut infra, p. 163.Order Book XVII. p. 377.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells and all other officers of the Receipt concerned.Confirming and ordering the execution of a list, prefixed, of unsatisfied Sheriffs' warrants and orders for rewards and surplusages (in all 7181l. 16s.d.).Ibid, pp. 389–90.
Same to the Board of Works.For repairs at Lord Henry Beauclerk's lodgings at Somerset House.
Prefixing:—Memorial from said Board.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. pp. 172–3.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Holland, one of their number.North Britain Book XIII. p. 245.
Treasury warrant to Francis Whitworth, Surveyor General of Woods.To meet out of wood sales the balance of 1 561. 7s.d. remaining due for works and repairs in Windsor Great Park done at the instance of the Duchess Dowager of Marlborough.
Prefixing:—Said Whitworth's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 28–30.
March 3Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To stay process against the executor and sureties of Edward Hooker,late Receiver General of Southants.
Prefixing:—Petition from Edward Hooker, junior, said executor.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 316.
March 4J. Scrope to Mr. Manley -To forward to the Treasury a presentment for the place of waiter and searcher at Ormshead, if vacant.Customs Book XV. p. 216.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.For a state of the National Debt provided and unprovided for, as it stood 1740, Dec. 31, and 1741, Dec. 31.Letter Book XX. p. 30.
March 4H. Legge to the Board of Works.To settle and estimate for the repairs at the rooms in the Privy Garden where the Treasury was lately kept; for fitting same for Lord Carteret's office.Letter Book XX. p. 31.
March 8Treasury order for the execution of the Auditor's order, ut supra, Vol. IV. p. 613, under date 1741. Dec. 30.For the issue of 180l. to Anthony Thompson.Order Book XVII. p. 356.
Petition to the Treasury from John Duke of Argyll and Greenwich.For extension of lease of 30 acres near Petersham, adjoining Richmond Park.Crown Lease Book VI. p.102.
Same to same from Sydenham Malthus.For same of 2 messuages on north side of Pall Mall.Ibid, p. 129.
Same to same from Samuel Rush.For same of several messuages in Piccadilly and Jermyn Street.Ibid.
Same to same from Charles Earl of Aylesbury.For a new lease of Warwick House and ground now used as part of the garden to it and adjoining St. James's Park.Ibid.
March 9Treasury order confirming the Auditor's order of 1741. Dec. 24.For the issue of 313l. 19s. 4d. to John Walker. Usher to the Receipt, and 100l. to John Bell.Order Book XVII. p. 367.
Treasury warrant to Thomas Lord Lovel and Sir John Eyles, Postmasters General.To repay to officers of the Post Office of under 60l. per an. salary their land tax. anno 1739.
Prefixing:—Said Postmasters' memorial for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 41.
Treasury orders for the execution of two Lord Chamberlain's warrants to Lord Abergavenny.For chapel plate and chapel furniture detailed, for William Shirley, Governor of New England: to estimates of 80l. and 106l. respectively.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p.173.
Same for same of same from same to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of trunks, tools. &c.. &c. detailed, for the officers of the Removing Wardrobe: to an estimate of 295l.Ibid, p. 174.
Same for same of same from same to same of date 1741, Sept. 28.For furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's service at St. James's: to an estimate of 605l.Ibid, p. 176.
Same for same of same from same to same of date 1741, June 23.For same, detailed, for same: to an estimate of 230l.Ibid, p. 177.
Treasury order to the Auditor of the Receipt.To execute an order of 1741. July 8, for the issue of 459l. 7s. 4d. to John Walker.Order Book XVII. p. 265.
Petition to the Treasury from William Jennens, an under searcher, London port.Concerning his right as a patent officer to nominate his own deputy.Reference Book X. pp. 204–5.
March 9Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To stay process against the sureties of Edward Lynch, late Receiver General for part of Suffolk.
Prefixing:—Petition from said sureties.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 316.
March 11J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To reship at Southampton, Woodford's provisions shipped from Cork for Annapolis Royal, Placentia and Canso.Customs Book XV. p. 217.
Treasury warrant to same -To release John Burwell from the Fleet -Ibid. p. 218.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, Henry William Lawman and Hermen Hobourg, on their pensions of 1.000l. per an. each.Irish Book IX. p. 247.
Petition to the Treasury from John Ludbey.For extension of lease of 6 messuages on the North side of Jermyn Street and South side of Piccadilly.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 130.
Same to same from Roger Hall, one of the Trinity House Masters in Hull.For a lease of certain white sands in the Humber, called Cherry Cobb Sands.Ibid.
[Before
March
16]
A copy of the resolutions of the Irish House of Lords of 1741–2, Feb. 12.Demanding the ordinary and extraordinary remunerations of the officers and servants of said House for past session. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 24.
March 16H. Legge to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Gibbs an additional landwaiter, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 218.
Petition to the Treasury from Messrs. Burrell and Bristow.For 1,048l. 8s. 6d. for victualling Minorca for 6 months to Oct. 25 last.Reference Book X. p. 205.
Same to same from John and Jacob Cadday of Hull.Concerning duty on rum imported from Hull and Hamburgh.Ibid.
March 17Memorial to same from Captain Edward Jackson, Ranger of the New Park at Richmond.For directions to rebuild 125 feet of the wall of the Park which tumbled down last Sunday. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 25.
March 18Treasury order -For the execution of the warrant of 1741, June 16, for an imprest of 40,000l. to the Paymaster of the Works.Order Book XVII p. 320.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a constat, &c., of the office of Bailiff of Burley in New Forest, of which the Duke of Bolton prays a new lease on surrender.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Duke's memorial for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 131–2.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, and other officers of the Receipt concerned.To change into 2 orders for 500l. each, a 1,000l. 3 per cent. annuity order in the name of Augustus Schutz et al., as trustees for the Prince and Princess of Orange.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 42.
Same to the sheriff of Cambridge.To discharge Robert Austin, a prisoner in Cambridge Castle.
Prefixing:—Nicholas Paxton's report.
Ibid, p. 43.
March 19Petition to the Treasury from Ralph Barrow and Edward Barrow of Northwich, Cheshire.Concerning duties on rock salt destroyed by floods of the river Weaver.Reference Book X. p. 205.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For a particular of the extended estate of Thomas Albert, deceased, late Receiver General for co. Worcester.
Prefixing:—Representation from the Taxes Commissioners.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 317.
March 23Royal warrant, countersigned by the Lords of the Treasury.For a grant to John Ogilvie, minister of Tannadice, of the lands of Queech, formerly called Auchnagray, in the barony of Kinnalty and sheriffdom of Forfar.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 249–52.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding for examination Thomas Revell's list of men (4,057 in all) victualled at Gibraltar, 1741, Dec. 28 to 1741–2, January 24.Letter Book XX. p. 32.
Treasury warrant to the officers of the Receipt concerned.To change eight 3 per cent. annuity orders for 1,000l. each, part of the Princess of Orange's dowry, into smaller orders with a view to their being more easily disposed of.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 42.
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Petition to the Treasury from Elizabeth Nevil, Luff Ballinger, Nicholas Bethwin, and Francis Gilbart.For the proclamation reward of 100l. for the conviction of Charles Burrowes for robbery. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Certificate of the order of the court as to the reward made at the gaol delivery at Guildford, 1741–2, March 24. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 28.
1742.
March 25
J. Scrope to M. Burchet -For convoy for the “Two Brothers,” of Poole, Henry Smith, master, laden with a year's provison for Placentia.Letter Book XX. p. 33.
March 26Petition to the Treasury from Major General Guest, Barrack Master General, North Britain.For 964l. 9s.d. for stores, &c., for said barracks for 1741.Reference Book X. p. 205.
The Commissioners of the Navy to John Scrope, dated Navy Office.Concerning the desirability of appointing a Surveyor General of Woods, loco Francis Whitworth deceased, in view of the approach of the time for setting out and marking trees for the Navy which should be done between March 20 and the middle of April so as to save the bark. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 31.
March 29The Commissioners of the Sick and Wounded, to Arthur Onslow, Treasurer of the Navy.For the issue of 5372l. 10s. 0d. to meet bills of exchange drawn on the Office for Sick and Wounded Seamen; and for salaries. 1 page.Ibid, No. 32.
March 30Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow to the Paymasters of Exchequer Bills 105l. 12s. 6d. for incidents, 1742.
Prefixing:—Bill of same and memorial.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 44.
Same to the Sheriff of Kent -To discharge from Maidstone Gaol Daniel Eadon, alias Elsden.
Prefixing:—Eadon's petition.
Ibid, p. 45.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Abergavenny.For the delivery of 5,893 ozs. of white plate and 1,066 ozs. of gold plate to the Earl of Stair as Ambassador, &c.. to the States General: to an estimate of 3,100l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 174.
Same for same of same from same to the Duke of Montagu.For delivery to same of chapel furniture detailed to an estimate of 408l.Ibid, p. 175.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For a certificate of the deficiency at 1742, March 25, of the duties on malt anno 1740; also for same of the interest due on the loans on salt, continued by the Act of 14 Geo. II.Letter Book XX. p. 32.
Same to the Navy Commissioners.For estimates, not yet had, of the transport service and of the expense of victuals supplied to the soldiers in America, anno 1741.Ibid. p. 34.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1742 Lady Day Quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of the income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XL. pp. 477–8.
Same to same -For same for the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 478b–9.
March 31Petition to the Treasury from Richard Doubleday.For a new lease of a messuage, &c., in Barnby in the Willows in Newark Manor (Notts).Crown Lease Book VI. p. 130.
J. Scrope to Mr. BasketTo send to the Secretary at War 1500 copies of the Mutiny Act, and of the Articles of War.Letter Book XX. p. 34.
MarchMemorial to the Treasury from Richard Lane, late Receiver General of co. Worcester.Concerning the arrears on his accounts as such, anno 1738. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. p. 34.