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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1742, April-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 120-134. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92014 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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1742, April–June

April 1Petition to same from John Theobalds, gent, very aged.For release from his imprisonment for forfeited recognizances.Reference Book X. p. 206.
Treasury order -For the execution of the warrant of date 1741, August 5. supra Vol. IV. p. 598, for an imprest of 10,000l. to the Master of the Horse.Order Book XVII. p. 206.
April 1Letters patent, under the royal sign manual, countersigned.Discharging William Myddelton from his employment as Receiver of Crown Revenues of North Wales.King's Warrant Book XXXIV pp. 522.
April 5Petition to the Treasury from Peter Davenport.For the usual allowances for 1739 and 1740 to him as Receiver General of Anglesea. &c.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 317.
April 6Royal warrant, countersigned in the form of letters patent under the sign manual.Terminating from 1742, Lady day, the pension of 300l. per an. payable to Lady Cecilia Isabella Finch.King's Warrant Book XXXIV. pp. 521–2.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For letters patent to pass, granting to Lady Cecilia Isabella Finch a pension of 400l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 253.
April 7J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.Enclosing, for reference, the petition of Andrew Acton, Provost of Glasgow, on behalf of said city, praying an enlarging of the quay there.North Britain Book XIII. p. 279.
Report to the Treasury from Thomas Walker Suveyor General of Crown Lands.Concerning the renewal of the lease to the Crown from the Archbishop of canterbury of the 3 barge houses and the Barge Master's 2 houses at Lambeth. 1½ pages.
Appending
:—(a) The Duke of Grafton to the Treasury, dated Lord Chamberlain's Office, 1741–2, Jan. 28, signifying his Majesty's pleasure for said renewal.
Endorsed:—18 Feb. 1741–2, “To Surveyor General.” 1 page.
(b) J. Scrope to T. Walker,dated Treasury Chambers, 1741–2, Feb. 24, requesting a state of said affair. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 36.
Petition to the same from Sir Thomas Webster.For a new lease of a piece of ground in Jermyn Street.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 130.
J. Scrope to the Tax Commissioners.Concerning the extent taken out against Mr. Carter, collector for part of Suffolk.Letter Book XX. p. 35.
Same to Mr. Paxton -Forwarding for report Mr. Vansittart's memorandum concerning his interest in Motte Park.Ibid.
Same to same -Concerning arrears of rent due from Sarah Mabberley, as executrix to her father Philip Morris for a messuage in Fleet Street.Ibid, p. 36.
April 8Order by the Auditor of the Receipt.For execution of a Treasury warrant of 1740, May 2, for the issue of 150l. to the executors of Edward Holden.Order Book XVII. p. 205.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of sheets, pillow cases, &c., &c., detailed, for Princess Louisa: to an estimate of 50l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 178
Same for same of same from same to same.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's service at St. James's: to an estimate of 259l.Ibid, p. 180.
April 8J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.Concerning William Maxwell, a tidewaiter at Dumfries.North Britain Book XIII. p. 272.
Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners. Ireland.To permit a cargo of Maderia wines intended for the Isle of Man and seized at Dublin to be imported into England.
Prefixing:—Petition for same from John Keith of London, merchant.
Irish Book IX. pp. 255–5.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat. &c., of the manor of Wyberton, co. Lincoln, of which William Banks pays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyors report on Bank's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 134–6.
J. Scrope to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.To renew the lease for the King of the 2 bargehouses and the bargemaster's house at Lambeth, from the Archbishop.Letter Book XX. p. 35.
April 9Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To adapt to the year 1742 the copper plate for printing Exchequer bills on land tax.Ibid.
[After
April 11]
Petition to the Treasury from John Stenison supercargo. John Hastie, master, et al. mariners of the “Dove,” of Rotterdam.Concerning the violent seizure of said ship in Dover Road in August, 1741, and their imprisonment in the common gaol of Maidstone and the subsequent proceedings. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Certificate of William Waller, of Maidstone, surgeon, as to said Hastie's dangerous condition from fever. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 37.
April 13Memorial to same from Harman Verelst.For an imprest for 2,055l. 9s. 8d. to satisfy bills of exchange, detailed, drawn on him by General Oglethorpe for His Majesty's service in America. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Certificate by Charles Mackay, commanding officer of the Highland Independent Company, of which Capt. John Mackintosh, now prisoner with the Spaniards, is captain, of his receipt from Oglethorpe of the full clothing, &c., for said Company. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 38.
Petition to same from the Earl of HoldernesseFor new lease of a piece of ground in Whitehall, part of the ruins of the Palace.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 130.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thomas Revell's list of men (4,019 in all) victualled at Gibraltar, 1741–2, January 25 to Feb. 21.Letter Book XX. p. 32.
April 15Memorial to the Treasury from Harman Verelst.For a further 257l. 11s. 0d. to be added to the imprest applied for by him on the 13th instant, as representing further bills of exchange drawn by Oglethorpe before December, 1741. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 40.
April 15Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to the Duke of Bolton of the office of Bailiff or Keeper of Burley Lodge, New Forest, co. Southampton.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 140–2.
Same to Mr. Woodward, of Whittlewood Forest.To raise 266l. 16s. 8d. by wood sales there to pay keepers' wages.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 46–7.
April 16H. Legge to the Customs Commissioners.To insert Nicholas Patterson, weighing porter at Newcastle,on the superannuated list.Customs Book XV. p. 221.
Treasury warant to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To take in at the Receipt 100,000l. in loans on land tax. 1742.Money Book XL. p. 481.
April 17Same to same - -To similarly take in 200,000l. in same -Ibid.
Marquess of Tweeddale to the Earl of Wilmington, dated Whitehall.For directions for the preparation of the usual warrants for the issue of salary to the Earl of Leven as High Commissioner for the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, and for same of 1,000l. for propagating the reformed religion in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 41.
The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated Devonshire House.For the issue of 1,513l. 3s. 4d. to make up the deficiency of the wool licences for the year to 1742, April 8. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Account of the produce of said licences for said year. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 42.
April 20Petition to the Treasury from Mathew Woodford.For 810l. for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal.Reference Book X. p. 208.
[Before
April 21]
Memorial [to the same] from Edward Earl of Oxford and Mortimer.For a further term in his lease of mines and minerals in the lordship of Cantermeleneth, co. Radnor. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 43.
April 21J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thomas Revel's lists of men (4,079 in all) victualled at Gibraltar 1741–2, February 21 to March 21.Letter Book XX. p. 32.
April 22Same to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the seizure of the French ship “Sea Horse” complained of by M. de Bussy.Customs Boo XV. p. 222.
Same to sameConcerning the salvage of the “St. Nicholas,” of Barfleur, saved in a storm by an English ship, and brought into Newhaven.Ibid.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revel.For 1,040l. 5s. 0d. for victualling Col. Oglethorpe's regiment, 1741, Sept. 8 to 1741–2. March 7.Reference Book X. p. 209.
April 23J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To pass the baggage of Baron d' Haslang, Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary from the Emperor of Germany arrived here from Holland.Customs Book
Petition to the Treasury from Charles Richards of Penglais, co. Cardigan.For a lease of lead mines to be formed in the manors of Kyvoeth-y-Bremin, Nant-y-Arrian, and Cumwood-y-Perveth, all in Llanbadarnfawr, co. Cardigan.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 139.
Same to same from John Dalby and Antho. Blagrove.For extension of lease of the Ort and other lands and premises at Reading, Berks.Ibid.
April 27Treasury order for the execution of a money warrant of date 1741, July 10.For his usual half-yearly wages to Charles Lee, Master of the Revels.Money Book XL. p. 382.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a constat, &c., of a messuage in Whitehall, of which Mrs. Jane Kingdon prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Kingdon's petition; and plan.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 153–4.
Petition to the Treasury from James Vans.For a lease on discovery of a concealed tenement, &c., part of the Savoy Hospital lands.Ibid, p. 139.
Treasury warrant to the sheriff of Middlesex.To pay to Charles Macnally his charges in prosecuting Owen Wade for fraud.
Prefixing:—Macnally's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 47–8.
Same to the Woodward of New Forest.To raise by wood sales in said forest 300l. for 1 year's wages to officers, &c., of same to 1742, Lady day.Ibid, p. 48.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, Clerk of the Pells, and other officers of the Receipt concerned.To make fresh annuity orders in 500l. each in the name of Schutz et al. leaving out the words ‘intrust,’ said words causing difficulty in the sale thereof for the Prince and Princess of Orange.Ibid, p. 49.
April 28Same [to the Auditors of Imprests].To allow in the account of James, Duke of Chandos, as Clerk of the Hanaper in Chancery, 40l. for passing his said account for 1741.
Prefixing:—Deputy Auditor's certificate.
Ibid, p. 53.
April 29Same to the Auditor and other officers of the Receipt.To take in at the Receipt 200,000l. in loans on land tax, 1742.Money Book XL. p. 481.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlains warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of quilts, bolsters, &c., detailed, for the Yeomen of the Guard: to an estimate of 123l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 179.
Same for same of same from same to same.For same for bedding, &c., detailed, for the Gentlemen porters at St. James's and Whitehall: to an estimate of 18l.Ibid.
April 29Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of bedding, &c., detailed, for the Kings footmen in waiting at St. James's, &c.: to an estimate of 40l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 179.
Same for same of same from same to sameFor prayer books, &c., detailed, for His Majesty s chapel at Whitehall: to an estimate of 86l.Ibid, p. 181.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Chaffin, a tidesman. London port.Customs Book XV. p. 218.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To admit to an entry rum imported by Messrs. Cadday. of Hull, and seized.
Prefixing:—Report thereon.
Ibid, pp. 224–5.
Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, England, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of Isaac, Archibald, and Zachary Hope, merchants of Rotterdam, concerning the high duty on wheat shipped from Philadelphia and reported at Newcastle-on-Tyne under the victualling embargo.
Minuted:—As under date 1742, May 27. supra p 42. 5 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said Memorial with Treasury order of reference of date 1741, November 24. 2pages.
(b) Affidavit by Isaac Hope. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 45.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a constat, &c., of 6 messuages in Jermyn Street and Piccadilly, of which John Ludbey prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Ludbey's petition
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 154–5.
Same to same - -For same of Warwick House and Gardens, of which the Earl of Ailesbury prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 166–8.
Same to same - -For same of a messuage in Whitehall, of which Henry Flitcroft prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 158–9.
Same to same -For same of 3 messuages in St. James's bailiwick, of which Charles Nicholls prays a lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 160–1.
Same to same -For same of Harleigh Woods, North Woods, and the forest of Ackwood and Cwmbergwyn, co. Radnor, of which the Earl of Oxford prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 162–3.
J. Scrope to Mr. Manley -Concerning Holland Wooly, Collector of Cardigan, laid aside, as too entangled in his affairs to attend his office.Letter Book XX. p. 38.
April 29J. Scrope to Mr. Stone, forwarding a report from the Customs Commissioners.On the seizure of the French ship “Sea Horse,” complained of by M. Du Busy, the French Minister.Letter Book XX. p. 39.
May 4Treasury warrants to the Auditor, &c., of the Receipt.To take in at the Receipt 300,000l. and 100,000l. in loans on land tax, 1742.Money Book XL. p. 481.
J. Scrope to the Paymaster of Marine Regiments.With a copy of the Treasury minute of April 27 concerning the rate of the Jamaica currency, for him to give orders to his deputies in accordance.Letter Book XX. p. 40.
Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Clerk of the Signet attending.For a bill to pass the Privy Seal to empower the Treasury to appoint Receivers General of land tax, 1741.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 319.
Treasury warrant to John Barnard.To raise 130l. by wood sales out of Alice Holt Forest for keepers' wages of said forest for one year.
Prefixing: —Memorial for same from John Mordaunt, on whom the rangership of Alice Holt Forest is vested.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 53.
May 5J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Forwarding a petition of John Connor, a merchant, at present residing at Bordeaux, concerning a seizure of brandy at Derry.Irish Book IX. p. 257.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Bourne, of Hastings, fisherman.For leave to compound for running teaReference Book X p. 209.
May 6Treasury warrant to Richard Arundell, Master and Worker of the Mint.To pay to John Rollos 94l. 5s.d. for the seal for the Court of Civil Pleas, Gibraltar.
Appending and prefixing:—Said Rollos's bill and report thereon.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 54–5.
Petition to the Treasury from William Poyntz, Receiver General of Excise.For 568l 6s. 9d., being fees, &c. in paying 2,438,526l. 8s.d. into the Exchequer for Excise duties for one year to 1741, June 17.Reference Book X. p. 209.
May 7Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To discharge the bonds of William Dover, of London, merchant, and Richard Hays, commander of the “Haverford West,” for Irish bay yarn improperly landed.
Prefixing:—Customs Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 228–30.
Same to the Auditor, &c., of the Receipt.To take in at the Receipt 100,000l. in loans on land tax, 1742.Money Book XL. p. 481.
May 8J. Scrope to the Cofferer of the Household and the Treasurer of the Chamber.For an account for the Committee of Secrecy of all pensions, &c., paid out of their offices by warrants from the Crown, 1731–41Letter Book XX. p. 41.
May 10Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for the “William and Mary” yacht: to an estimate of 295l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 181.
Petition to the Treasury from John Sauvidge, of Hull.For release from his imprisonment for running goods.Reference Book X. p. 210.
Same to same from William Nicholas.For extension of lease of a house in the old Spring Garden.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 167.
May 11Treasury warrant to the Auditor, &c., of the Receipt.To take in at the Receipt 200,000l. in loans on land tax, 1742.Money Book XL. p. 481.
Memorial to the Treasury from the Rt. Hon. Lord Carteret and Sir Robert Worsley, Bart., executors of Henry Worsley, late governor of Barbados.On said Governor's leaving the government of that island his arrears of pay, 1726, March 25, to 1731, Sept 21 (the day he left), amounted to 10,981l. 5s. 6d. Of these arrears there still remain 2,981l. 5s. 6d. unpaid. Pray issue of same out of 4½ per cent. duty. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 3.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat, &c., of 3 messuages in St. James s Street, of which Winchcombe Howard Packer prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Packer's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 168–9.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.To destroy damaged and useless stamps in the Stamp Office and dispose of the parchment and paper.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial with account of said stamps, &c.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 56.
May 12Petition to the Treasury from Jas. Pearce.For delivery of arrangoes imported by him from Holland and intended for the African trade, but seized at the Custom House. 1 sheet.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 5.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.With abovesaid James Peirce's petition concerning arrangoes seized.Customs Book XV. p. 222.
Same to same -Forwarding two letters, one from Baron Sohlenthal, the other from Mr. Wasenaer.Ibid, p. 223.
May 13J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning some reward to Ebenezer Hartley.Ibid, p. 231.
Royal warrant, countersigned, to the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a bill to pass the Privy Sealfor a grant of the estate of Mary King, lunatic bastard, deceased, to William King et al., detailed, heirs at law of her father, Col. Thomas King.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 6–7.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease of a messuage in Whitehall to Jane Kingdon.
Prefixing, &c.: Constat, ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 169–70.
Petition to the Treasury from John Selwyn, junr.For 140l. 2s. 8d. being fees, &c. on passing his accounts as Paymaster of the salaries and pensions of her late Majesty's servants, for one year to 1740. June 24.Reference Book X. p. 210.
May 13J. Scrope to Mr. StuartConcerning a pension of 400l. per an. paid by him to Thomas Pye, Esq.Letter Book XX. p. 43.
May 14The Commissioners of Sick and Wounded to Thomas Clutterbuck, dated Office for Sick and Wounded Seamen.For an issue of 10,000l. to meet bills of exchange drawn upon said Office. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 7.
May 17Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Dean, of Bristol, merchant.Concerning the rice bond of the ship “Squirrel,” of Bristol, owned by him and others named, and captured by the Spaniards.Reference Book X. p. 211.
May 18Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.For 800,000l. in Exchequer bills to complete the credit on land tax, 1742.Money Book XL. p. 481.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to William Banks of the manor of Wyberton, co. Lincoln.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, constat, ratals, and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 171–8.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For a particular of the extended estates of Samuel Burridge, late Receiver General for part of Devon.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 317.
May 19J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Victualling.Concerning the victualling of the 120 Grenadiers now being sent to Georgia to Gen. Oglethorpe.Letter Book XX p. 43.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.With a letter from the Board of Works and a memorial from Lieut. Gen. Honey wood, concerning a lease of lands at Portsmouth obtained by Mark Frecker.Ibid, p. 44.
May 20Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To enlarge William Collins from the Fleet.Custom Book XV. p. 231.
Same to same -To stay proceedings against William Palmer, of Great Yarmouth.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 232–4.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat, &c., of a moiety of the tithes of Swinhoe, co. Northumberland, of which William Jeffreys prays a lease on discovery.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Jeffrey's petition.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 179–80.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.To release from prison Edward Farley.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on Farley's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 59–60.
May 22Statement of account certified by Lord Hobert, Treasurer of the Chamberof the wages (6,678l. 9s. 11d.) and bills and warrants (2,962l. 6s. 7d.) due in the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber for 1741, Michaelmas quarter. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 8.
May 25Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To enlarge from York Castle gaol Mathew Griffith, alias Griffin, William Spicer and Richard Stephens, they being willing to become Crown witnesses.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Customs Book XV., p. 235.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to John Ludbey, of messuages in Jermyn St. and Piccadilly.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI., pp. 180–2.
Same to same - - -For same to Henry Flitcroft, of a messuage in Whitehall.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 183–5.
May 27Same to Arthur Onslow, late Treasurer of the Navy.To pay over to Thomas Clutterbuck, present treasurer of same 5,964l. 14s.d. to carry on the payments to the yards.
Prefixing:—Said Onslow's memorial.
Money Book XL. p. 408.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of two houses in Pall Mall, of which Sydenham Malthus prays reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Malthus's petition.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 186–7.
Same to same -For same of a messuage, &c., in Jermyn St., of which Sir Thomas Webster prays extended lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 187–8.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Bowerbank.For extension of lease of messuages in or near Portsmouth.Ibid, p. 167.
Same to same from Martin Fyler.For same of 3 water corn mills called Portsmouth mills, in Portsmouth.Ibid.
June 1Report to same from the Customs Commissioners, England, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of George Caswall, jun., inspector of the out port collectors accounts of the Customs, for an allowance for extra clerical assistance.
Endorsed:—“My Lords agree to this report.” 1½ pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said Caswall's petition with Treasury order of reference, of date 1742, April 1. 1 sheet.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 10; Reference Book X. p. 206.
Treasury Warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of 3 messuages in Charles St., St. Albans Street, and Jermyn Street to Charles Nicholls.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constats, ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 189–92.
Petition to the Treasury from Bryan Blundell, of Liverpool, merchant.Concerning salt bonds on salt shipped in the “Mary Ann” sloop for Ireland, but wasted at sea.Reference Book X. p. 212.
June 1Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners.To repay land tax, anno 1742, to Excise officers of under 100l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 62–3.
June 2Petition to the Treasury from Sir Robert Eden.For renewal of lease of the 4 late prebends of the Collegiate Church of Auckland in Durham Bishopric.Crown Lease Book, VI. p. 192.
Treasury warrant to John Barnard, acting interim Surveyor of Woods with respect to Alice Holt and Woolmer Forests.To meet works and repairs in said forests out of wood sales there and out of land revenues.
Prefixing:—Said Barnard's report and estimate of the works.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 63–5.
H. Legge to the Cofferer of the Household.For an account of all pensions or annuities paid in his office 1732 to 1742.Letter Book XX. p. 46.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thomas Revel's list of men victualled at Gibraltar 1741–2, March 22 to April 18 following.Ibid.
June 3Treasury warrant to William Benson an Auditor of Imprests.To allow to John Selwyn, junior, 140l. 2s. 0d. for fees. &c., in his account as Paymaster of the salaries and pensions of the late Queen's servants for 1 year to 1740, June 24.
Prefixing:—Deputy Auditor's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 66–7.
H. Legge to Sir Robert Baylis, Receiver General of house duties, London, Westminster and Middlesex.Concerning the great arrears of house duties standing out on his receipt.Letter Book XX. p. 46.
Petitions to the Treasury from Richard Reddall, et al. detailed respectively.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax 1742 for the County of Bedford and other counties detailed respectively, and proposing sureties in each case.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 319–23.
Same to same from Michael Thurkle, junior, and John Turner.To be appointed same of house duties for part of Suffolk and part of Wilts, respectively.Ibid, p. 324.
June 4Same to same from George Wright.For extension of lease of messuages, &c., in the Haymarket, Norris Street and St. James's Market.Crown Leases Book VI. p. 167.
Same to same from William Capleman, master of the “Neptune” of Hull.For the King's moiety on the seizure of his ship for having tea on board.Reference Book X. p. 212.
June 7Same to same from William Smith et al.For a year's salary due 1742, Lady day, to the clerks of the Transfer Office of the 1710 Lottery, and a year's rent of the house where said office is kept.Ibid.
June 9J. Scrope to John Bristow, steward of the Swainmote Court in Sherwood Forest.To make instant reparation for his ill conduct in presuming to fell and take trees in said forest on his own authority.Letter Book XX. p. 47.
June 10Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat, &c., of mines in the manor of Cwmwyd y Perfedd, of which Charles Richards pays a lease.
Appending:—Said Surveyor's two reports on Richards' petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 193–4.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to William Jeffreys of Berwick on Tweed of a moiety of the tithes of Swinnowe alias Swinhoe, co. Northumberland.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal, and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 195–7.
J. Scrope to the Governor and Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.Transmitting a draft Treasury warrant for regulating the receiving and accompting for 800,000l. annuities.Letter Book XX. p. 47.
Same to Mr. Barnard - -To wait further orders before cutting timber in Windsor Great Park.Ibid, p. 48.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Blackmore and Richard Broadribb.To be appointed Receivers General of house duties, cos. Essex and Worcester respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV., p. 324.
June 11Same to same from Carr Brackenbury.Concerning the division of the receivership for co. Lincoln.Ibid.
June 12Same to same from David Goizin.For a new lease of the custody of New Park.Crown Lease Book VI., p. 198.
June 14Copy of a letter from John Parsons (clerk to Mr. Paxton) to Philip Baker.Concerning a reward to the captors of Morgan alias Martin Nowland. executed for enlisting soldiers for the French King, and referring to the similar case of William Laurence, brought to justice for the same.
Minuted with minute of date, 1742, June 26. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 13.
Petition to the Treasury from Adam Anderson, agent at London for the Church of Scotland, dated London.For a prosecution of the reports of 1730 and 1741, from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, on the petitions for an augmentation of the stipends of the parochial ministers of Abernyte and Benvie in Perthshire. 1 page.Ibid. No. 14.
June 15The Board of Trade to the Treasury.Forwarding incident and salary accounts of said office for 1741, Michaelmas quarter.
Together with:—Said accounts in abstract and detail. 7 pages.
Ibid, No. 15.
Petition to the Treasury from Messrs. Burrell and Bristow.For 474l. 9s. 9d. and 472l. 1s. 3d. for provisioning Minorca, 1741, Dec. 25, to 1742, April 24.Reference Book X. p. 213.
Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Richard Reddall, et al. detailed, as Receivers General of land tax, 1742, for Bedford and other counties, detailed respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 325–7.
June 15Petition to the Treasury from James Ward and George Denshire, junior.To be appointed Receiver General [of house duties], for parts of Lincoln, respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 324.
June 16J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Christopher Clayton, inspector of unrated East India goods.Customs Book XV. p. 239.
Memorial to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.Proposing to employ Francis Hurdd, who has been a considerable dealer in haberdashery wares, in the Customs, he having in 1739 informed of abuses in the delivery of band-string twist, a species of haberdashery, and having a useful knowledge of that class of goods 2½ pages.
Appending
:—Report to the Commissioners, dated 1742, May 20, from Rob. Paul, deputy collector inwards, on said Hurd's memorial and detailing the methods of making up band-string twist into lengths. 3½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 16.
Petition to same from John Waddon, Collector of Plymouth.For the expenses of an extra clerk necessitated during the war on account of petitioner having the care of prize goods.Reference Book X. p. 213.
J. Scrope to Cofferer of Household, Paymaster of Pensions, Auditor of Receipt, Treasurer of Chamber, and Excise, Customs and Alienations Commissioners.For an account of pensions or annuities paid in their respective offices by grants or warrants from the Crown from 1707, August 1, to 1720, August 1.Letter Book XX. p. 49.
Same to Mr. Lowndes - -Concerning the accounts of George and Charles, late Earls of Halifax, as Stewards of the Honor and manor of Hampton Court and same of Christopher Tilson as deputy Steward of same.Ibid.
June 17Report to the Treasury from the Salt Commissioners.On the petition of Bryan Blundell, of Liverpool, merchant, concerning salt lost in transit to Ireland.
Endorsed:—22 June, 1742. My Lords agree to this report. 2 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Statement of opinion by D. Ryder, Attorney General, dated 1737, April 23, on a similar case. 4 pages.
(b) Said Blundell's petition with order of reference of date, 1742, June 1.
(c) Certificate of the salt so landed at Limerick. 1 page.
(d) Certificate of the Court of Quarter Sessions, Liverpool, 25 Jan., 1741–2, of proof of the lading and damage of said salt. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 17.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Charles Richards, of Penglays, and William Corbett, of Landon, of mines in the common and waste of the manor of Cwmwyd y Perfedd, in Llanbadarnfawr, co. Cardigan.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 199–201.
June 17Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his deputy.To take the security of Michael Thirkle, jun., as Receiver General for land tax, 1742, for part of Suffolk.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' certificate.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 334.
Same to same -For same of same as Receiver of house duties for same.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 334–5.
Same to same -For same of John Turner et al. as Receivers General for Wilts and other counties, detailed.Ibid, p. 337.
Same to same - -For same of Thomas Parr ct al., detailed, as same for Bucks and other counties, detailed, respectively.Ibid, pp. 326–7.
June 18Petition to the Treasury from John Portman, constable at Clerkenwell.For burial expenses of 2 watchmen killed by smugglers, April 3rd last.Reference Book X. p. 213.
June 22A surety bond given by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England in 300,000l. to the King.For James Collier and Daniel Race, their chief cashiers, to answer the 800,000l. to be raised by annuities as by the Act of the present session. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 19.
Petition to the Treasury from Lady Isabella Scott.For a new lease of the manor of Whaplode and Moulton cum Bewsellas, co. Lincoln.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 198.
Same to same from Thomas Watson and William Langhorn, of Rosedale, co. York.For extension of lease of several parcels of land, parts of the manor of Rosedale.Ibid, p. 202.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities detailed of John Bosworth, Chamberlain of London, as Receiver General for land tax, 1742, for London, Westminster and Middlesex.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 336.
Same to same -To take same of Richard Brodribb as same for Worcester for land tax, 1742, and arrears of land tax and house duties, 1741.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, p. 337.
Same to same -To take same of Thomas Blackmore et al. detailed as Receivers General of land tax, 1742, for Essex and other counties, respectively detailed.Ibid, p. 327.
June 23Petition to the Treasury from Ann Edwin.For extension of lease of the manor of Neats Court and Hugh's tenement, Isle of Sheppey.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 198.
June 25Treasury order for the execution of a royal warrant to the Master of the Jewel House.For the provision for John, Earl of Hyndford, of a Great Collar for the Order of the Thistle, to an estimate of 200l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 182.
June 25H. Legge to the Customs Commissioners.To allow pay during absence to John Tapper, warehouse keeper at Exeter.Customs Book XV. p. 240.
J. Scrope to same -To hear what Robert Baker proposes to discover for the benefit of the revenue.Ibid.
Same to Mr. Parsons -Concerning the reward for apprehending William Lawrence for enlisting men for the French service, in view of a like offence by Morgan alias Martin Newland.Letter Book XX. p. 50.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of John Fletcher et al. detailed, as Receivers General of land tax, 1742, for Cumberland and Westmoreland, and for other counties respectively detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 327–8.
Same to same -To take the same of James Ward et al. detailed as same for part of Lincoln and other counties detailed.Ibid, p. 338.
June 29Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1742 June 24 quarter's income of the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 46–7.
Same to same -For same of the General Fund - -
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, p. 68–9.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat, &c, of a messuage in Whitehall, of which Robert, Earl of Holdernesse, prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Earl's petition.
Crown Lease Book VI., pp. 203–4.
Petition to the Treasury from John Smith and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer.For 126l. 16s. 10d. for striking tallies for 1,268,429l. 2s.d. paid in by the Receiver General of Customs, for which they received no fees.Reference Book X. p. 213.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To change the security of Robert Clayton as Receiver General, co. Hereford.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' certificate.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 328.
Petition to the Treasury from Francis Appleyard, James Gee, and Oliver Peard.To be appointed Receiver General [of house duties] for parts of York and part of Devon, respectively.Ibid, p. 324.