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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1742, July-September', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 134-146. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92015 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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1742, July–September

July 1Treasury warrant to the Stamp Commissioners.To repay land tax, 1742, to Stamp officers of under 100l. per an. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 96.
Petitions to the Treasury from William Holden, John Winkley, and Francis Richardson.all prisoners in Lincoln gaol for running goods. Pray leave to compound.Reference Book X. p. 214.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.Enclosing the account of the deficiency of the Additional Stamp duties at 1741, Xmas.Letter Book XX. p. 51.
July 1Treasury warrant to the Kings Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities, detailed, of James Gee and Francis Appleyard as Receivers General for parts of co. York.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 338.
July 2Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Sir Thomas Webster of a messuage in Jermyn Street.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, in Latin, memorandum, ratal and entry of demise
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 204–7.
Same to same -For same to Sydenham Malthus of 2 messuages in Pall Mall Street.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 208–10.
July 5Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of bibles, &c., detailed, for His Majesty's chapel at Whitehall, to an estimate of 89l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 182.
July 6Treasury warrant to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England.To pay into the Exchequer, on or before August 24,400,000l. part of the 1,600,000 as by the agreement with said bank.Money Book XLI. pp. 54–5.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To release from prison Powell Hodgson for receiving run tea.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 245–6.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, Lady Cecilia Isabella Finch, on her pension of 400l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 247.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat, &c., of several messuages in Jermyn Street and Piccadilly, of which Samuel Rush pays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Rush's petition.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 211–2.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputyFor a lease of a messuage and parcel of ground on part of the ruins of Whitehall Palace to Robert, Earl of Holdernesse.
Prefixing. &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and entry of demise.
Ibid, pp. 212–5.
[Before
July 8.]
Petition to the Treasury from James West.For payment to him of 41l. 14s. 11d. and 223l. 5s. 10d., being money in the Sheriff's hand raised on the outlawry of Thomas Slatter, of South Littleton, co Worcester, petitioner's debtor.
Endorsed:—Prepare a warrant to the Attorney General. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 24.
July 8Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Charles, Earl of Ailesbury, of Warwick House, with the appurtenances, &c., in St. Martin's in the Fields, and of a piece of ground formerly part of the old highway from Charing Cross to St. James's Palace.
Prefixing, &c.:—Two particulars and memoranda, ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 216–24.
July 8J. Scrope to the Customs CommissionersWith Robert Baker's letter concerning his services to the revenue and his sufferings in Ireland.Letter Book XX. p. 51.
Treasury warrant to William Aislabie, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass Thomas Revel's accounts, 1735–40, for victualling Gibraltar.
Prefixing:—Certificate of said accounts.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 72–4.
July 9J. Scrope to Viscount GalwayForwarding the proposal of Mr. Maynard's sureties as to payment of his debt.Irish Book IX. p 260.
July 12Royal sign manual, counter-signed, to the Auditors of Imprests.To pass John Harris's final account for 9 months to 1740, Sept., as Paymaster of the Works, in spite of its exceeding the limited allowance of 14,400l. by 14,296l. 5s.d.
Appending
:—State of said account.
King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 40–2.
[Before
July 13]
Petition to the King from Sholto Charles Douglas Lord Aberdour.For a re-grant to himself from 1742, of the expired grant made to his father, James Earl of Morton, of 200l. per an. for 5 years out of the rents of the Bishopric of Orkney. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVII. No. 25.
July 13Treasury warrant to Robert Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt Edward Walpole, Clerk of the Pells, and all other officers of the Receipt concerned.To set apart out of the Sinking Fund, 3,819l. 0s. 2d., being the deficiency at 1741, Xmas, of the Additional stamp duties to meet the 3per cent. annuities [charged thereon] payable at the Bank.
Prefixing:—Said Auditor's certificate of the deficiency, &c.
Money Book XLI. pp. 64–5.
Royal warrants countersigned by the Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £. Ireland, Major Gen. John Cope, as Governor of Limerick: the Earl of Rothes, as Col. of a regiment of foot; and Lieut. James Tyrrel as Major General.Irish Book IX. p. 261.
Same countersigned by the same.For a grant to Sholto Charles, Lord Aberdour, of the yearly rent or tack duty of 200l. sterling, payable by Andrew Ross for the Bishop's teinds, &c., of Orkney.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 304–5.
Treasury warrant to Sir Dudley Ryder, Attorney General.For the sheriff of Worcester to pay to James West 265l. 0s. 9d. recovered on the outlawry of Thomas Slater.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 33–4.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a bill to pass the Privy Seal.Determining from 1742, June 24, the Duke of Bolton's annuity of 1,200l. per an., and granting to him a pension of 2,000l. per an. from that time.Ibid, p. 37.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Edward, Earl of Oxford, of Harleigh Woods, North Woods, the Forest of Ackwood and Cumbergwyn, co. Radnor.
Perfixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 225–8.
July 14Petition to the Treasury from Margaret Hurleston, niece of Lewis Hurleston of Isleworth, co. Midd., a servant of Lady Carlisle, and an intestate bastard.For directions to the King's Proctor for a grant of the administration of her said uncle's estate.
With Treasury order of reference of date 1742, July 14. 1¼pages.
Appending:
—(a) Affidavit by Thomas Featherstone et al. 2 pages.
(b) Certificate by Rich. Millward, vicar of Eccleshall and Robt. Jordan, vicar of Ranton, co. Stafford, et al., as to the Hurleston family. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 26, Reference Book X. p. 214.
Treasury warrant to John Barnard, acting as Surveyor General of woods for Bigshot Rails and Sandhurst Walk, Windsor.For repairs in Windsor Forest to an estimate of 160l. 10s. 0d, to be met out of wood sales.
Prefixing:—Said Barnard's report and estimate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 70–1.
July 15Royal warrant, countersigned, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland Major General St. Clair and James Abercrombie.Irish Book IX. p. 261.
Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For Mr. Maynard's debt as late collector of Cork to be discharged by 500l. per six months.
Appending:—Memorial of Viscount Allen and Michael Ward.
Ibid, pp. 263–5.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For a state of the affair of the frauds of Mr. Deacon, late Receiver of the coal duty.Customs Book XV. p. 247.
July 16Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland [cancelled].Referring to them the Earl of Arran s memorial concerning the Prizage and Butlerage of wines, Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 266.
July 17Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of Captain Richard Copithorne, commander of the “Royal Exchange” from London to Italy and back, for remission of the one per cent duty exacted for not having a proper complement of men under the act 14 Car. II. Ch. 11, sect. 13.
Endorsed:—Agreed to. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said Copithorne's petition. With Treasury order of reference of date 1742, July 1. 2½pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 27; Reference Book X. p. 214.
July 19The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated Devonshire House.For the issue of 259l. 16s. 0d to Mary widow of John Whinrey for stone for Dublin Castle. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Mary Whinrey's petition to the Lords Justices, Ireland. 1 page.
(b) Copy of proceedings thereon in the Privy Council, Ireland, certified by John Lyons, deputy clerk of said Council. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 29.
July 19The Duke of Devonshire, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated from Devonshire House.For the issue to the Ordnance, Ireland, of 1,547l. 14s.d. for Mr. Grueber (Grubier) for 300 barrels of gunpowder to make good the consumption of powder in 1740. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 30.
Same to same dated from sameForwarding (a) infra. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Copy dated 1742, June 21, of Arthur Dobbs's memorial to the Lords Justices of Ireland, with estimates concerning the repairs of the Linen Office, Council Office, and Secretary of State's Office in Dublin Castle, and of continuing the building from the Linen Office staircase to the new passage into said Castle. 7 pages.
Ibid, No. 31.
July 20Petition to the Treasury from Abell Walter.For a lease of the custody of New Park, New Forest, co. Southampton, now in possession of the Crown by the decease of Mrs. Kingdon.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 198.
J. Scrope to the Auditors of Imprests.As to whether the British forces in the Low Countries, in the last war, were paid 10 Guild. 15st. per £ in Holland or Flemish current money.Letter Book XX. p. 52.
July 21Petition to the Treasury from sundry masters and owners of coal ships at Scarborough.Concerning frauds in relation to their coal bonds carried on by their crimps or agents William Williford of London and John Gibson. Pray relief and that in future the Collector of London port be directed to receive the duties on coals at once and not give time for payment.Reference Book X. p. 215.
Same to same from Alexander Ridley, Commander of a sloop in the service of the Customs.Being only paid by incidents prays to be put on the establishment at Dover.Ibid.
Same to same from John Peachey, of Gosport, merchant.For a lease of the extended estate of Isaac Jemmett, of Southwark.Ibid, p. 216.
J. Scrope to William Sloper -Concerning the rate of exchange at which the troops in Flanders were paid in the last war.Letter Book XX p. 52.
Same to the King's Printer -To deliver to the Secretary at War 1,000 copies of the new Articles of War lately signed by the King and of the Mutiny Act.Ibid, p. 53.
July 22The Treasury to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Enclosing for consideration the Earl of Arran's memorial concerning the lease of the Prizage and Butlerage of wines, Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 265.
J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Leave of absence to Richard Sandys as officer in the revenues ibid.Ibid, p. 266.
July 22J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.Forwarding for consideration Lord Glenorchy's petition.North Britain Book XIII. p. 305.
The Board of Trade to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.Forwarding the salary and incidents bills for said office for 1741. Xmas quarter.
Together with:—Said accounts in abstract and detail. 7 pages
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 33.
Petition to the Treasury from Matthew WoodfordFor 819l. for victualling Placentia and Annapolis Royal, for three months to 1742, June 30.Reference Book X. p. 216.
Treasury warrant for stay of process,against William Mitford, Receiver General of Sussex.
Prefixing:—Mitford s petition and report thereon by a Commissioner of Taxes.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 341.
J. Scrope to the Clerk of the Council.For an account of the proceedings had before the Privy Council as to the “St. Joseph” and “St. Jago” prizes.Letter Book XX. p. 53.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For establishing Isaac Cocart and his sloop to cruize between Lundy Island and the Scilly Isles.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' presentment.
Customs Book XV. p. 248.
[Before
July 23]
Petition to the Treasury from Warren Belitha, commander and owner of the ship “Don Antonio.”Concerning the seizure of his said ship in 1736, by the Spaniards, and for compensation out of the Spanish prizes of war.
Minuted:—July 23. To be brought into my Lords when the distribution of the prize money is considered. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 36.
July 23Report to same from the Postmasters General.On the memorial of Mr. Barbutt, debtor to the Crown and to Mr. Allen, farmer of the byway and cross road letters.
Minuted:—July 27, read. 3 pages.
Ibid, No. 37.
J. Scrope to Sir William Yonge.With the Treasury approval of the allowance of 3li. a day to Lieut.-Col. William Burroughs as Commissary General for Stores and Provisions to the Danish and Hessian forces lately in the pay of Great Britain.Letter Book XX. p. 53.
July 26Same to the Paymaster of Pensions.For a list of pensions payable by him as well by the King's establishment of same as by particular warrant.Ibid, p. 54.
July 27Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to William Benson, an Auditor of Imprests.To pass the account of the Great Wardrobe for one year to 1739, Sept. 29, in spite of its exceeding the limited 13,000l. by 5,543l. 12s.d.
Appending:
—State of said account.
King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 46–7.
Same to the King's Advocate and Procurator General in the Admiralty and Ecclesiastical Courts.To grant administration to Margaret Hurleston of the estate of Lewis Hurleston bastard, intestate.Ibid, p. 53.
July 27Royal warrant to the King's Advocate and Procurator General in the Admiralty and Ecclesiastical Courts.To grant administration to William Davis of the estate of John Horton bastard, intestate.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 53.
Arthur Stert to John Scrope.Concerning Mr. Keene's being out of town and the drawing up of certain desired information. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 38.
July 28Edw. Greenly to “the Honble. John Scroope,” dated Doctors' Commons.Concerning Laurence Barrow's claim on the cargo of the “St. Joseph” prize. 1 page.Ibid, No. 40.
Tho. Hill, Secretary of the Board of Trade, to John Scrope.Concerning the demand made by the Commissioners for Westminster Bridge for a rental of 120l. per an. for the house in which said Board has its office, said house being now the property of said Commissioners. 1 page.Ibid, No. 41.
Treasury warrant to the Postmaster General.To pay Capt. Henry Osborne for the hire of his packet boat, notwithstanding its detention at Lisbon.
Prefixing:—Said Postmaster's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 77.
July 29Petition to the Treasury from John Earl of Bute.For a grant of the teinds and teind sheaves of the whole Isle of Bute for 19 years from 1741.North Britain Book XIII. p. 310.
Proposal to the Treasury from John Gore.For the provision of bills of exchange to the value of 214.285dol. 14sol. 3den. on Messrs. Monier, Moris & Co., of Turin and Messrs. William Bossier, Bourguet and Pasteur and Messrs. Sadelyn and Le Candele at Genoa.
Endorsed:—Same date. Agreed to. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 42.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar (total 4,080), 1742, April 19 to May 16.Letter Book XX. p. 55.
July 30Royal warrant, countersigned, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the Tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, Major-Gen. Ligonier,as a Major General and as Governor of Kinsale.Irish Book IX. p. 261.
Petition to the Treasury from Charles Vavazor. Receiver General for co. Cambridge.Concerning 3 bank notes (50l. each) stolen in the post.Reference Book X. p. 16.
J. Scrope to Auditor Benson.Concerning the Treasury warrant of 1740, August 13, relating to the accounts of Chambers Slaughter.Letter Book XX. p. 56.
July 31Petition to the Treasury from the Duke of Bolton, Warden of New Forest.For New Park in said Forest not to be granted in lease, but put under his care with a salary of 30l. for a keeper, said park being of great service in preserving the deer and game in said forest.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 198.
Aug. 2Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Edinburgh, Exchequer Chamber.On the petition of John, Lord Glenorchy, for the king's tenths of metals and minerals mined on petitioner's lands. 1½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 43.
Aug. 4Same to same from the Customs Commissioners, England, dated Custom House, London.On the petition, of William Jelly and John Jelly his son, concerning their imprisonment in the Fleet.
Endorsed:—Warrant signed for their discharge. 3 pages.
Appending.
—(a) Said petition of the Jellys with order of reference of date 1742. July 9 [?8]. 1½ pages.
(b) Affidavit by William Jelly. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 45; Reference Book X. p. 214.
Petition to same from William Sharpe.For further lease of several small messuages. &c. in Beake Street, King Street, and Swallow Street [Westminster].Crown Lease Book VI. p. 228.
Same to same from sameFor same of several small messuages in Piccadilly. Ayr Street, and Shugg Lane.Ibid.
Aug. 5Treasury order to the Board of Works.To repair the Chancellor of the Exchequer's house adjoining the new Treasury: to an estimate, prefixed, of 205l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 183.
Same to same -For repairs, detailed, at Lord Carteret's Office in the Privy Garden: to an estimate, prefixed, of 96l.Ibid.
Same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Jewel Office.For a gold chain and medal as a royal present for Captain Callis, commander of the King's late fireship “the Duke”: to an estimate of 100l.Ibid, p. 184.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For Alexander Ridley's sloop in the service of the Customs at Dover, paid by incidents, to be put on the establishment.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 250–1.
Same to same -To discharge Thomas Johnson, of Walpole St. Andrew, co. Norfolk, a prisoner in the Fleet.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 251–2.
Same to same -To similarly discharge William and John Jelly from the fleet.Ibid, p. 253.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Winchcomb Howard Packer, of a messuage in James Street, Westminster.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 229–31.
Same to same -For same to Samuel Rush, of messuages, &c. in Piccadilly, Portugal Street, and Jermyn Street, St. James's.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 232–9.
Aug. 6J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revell's list of men (4.015 in all) victualled at Gibraltar 1742, May 16 to June 13.Letter Book XX. p. 55.
Same to Mr. Belaguire for Lord Carteret.With copy of a Treasury minute to settle, the currency rate of pay of the British troops in Flanders.Ibid, p. 57.
Petition to the Treasury from Nathaniel Bentley.For remainder of reward for arrest of Cha: Green and John Flood.Reference Book X. p. 217.
Aug. 10Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To repay land tax, 1742, to Customs officers of under 60l. salary.
Prefixing:—Memorial from said Commissioners.
Customs Book XV. pp. 253–4.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To alter the security of Thomas Hunt as Receiver General of Warwick.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes TV. pp. 341–2.
Aug. 12Report to the Treasury from Sir D. Ryder, Attorney General.On the petition of Deborah Drew et al.. and Sir Cordell Firebrace, Bart., concerning the attainted estate of Charles Drew, late of Long Melford, convicted for the murder of his father. Charles John Drew. 13 pages.
Appending
: (a) Said petition of Sir Cordell Firebrace. 3 pages.
(b) Affidavit by Charles Watson as to the Drew family. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 48.
Memorial to same from Jno. Sharpe [Solicitor to the Treasury].Concerning the various impending demands, detailed, for common law expenses, rewards, &c., &c.
Endorsed:—31 Aug. Read. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Paxton's account of rewards (1) partly paid, (2) unpaid and due. 2 pages.
(b) A similar but extended account of said sums due for rewards. 2 pages.
Ibid, p. 49.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To deliver to Capt. James Pearce a box containing 20,000 stones of arrangoes to be new strung to be exported for Africa.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. p. 254.
Petition to the Treasury from Elizabeth Baker, widow of George Baker, late Receiver General of Kent.For certain allowances to enable her to dear his accounts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 342.
Treasury warrant to the Salt Commissioners.To repay land tax 1742 to salt officers of under 100l. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 234.
Treasury warrant to Governor and the Company of the Bank of England.To pay into the Exchequer on or before Sept. 24, the second 400,000l. of the 1,600,000l. as by the agreement with said Bank.Money Book XLI. p. 55.
Aug. 13Petition to the Treasury from John Rollos.For 50l. for engraving a large steel signet and 2 lesser steel signets for the Marquess of Tweeddale's office as a principal Secretary of State.Reference Book X p. 217.
Aug. 17Treasury warrant to the Barons of the Exchequer Court. Scotland.For a new lease to the city of Glasgow of the tithes of the parishes and barony of Glasgow.
Prefixing:—Report from said Barons on the petition for same.
North Britain Book XIII. p. 312.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords.For a grant to Sir John Hall of the feu duties payable out of lands called Coldbrandspath and Old Combas, in the Sheriffdom of Berwick.Ibid, p. 313.
Same to the Postmaster General.To provide the Dover, Calais and Ostend packet boats with warlike stores for defence.
Prefixing and appending:—Sir John Eyles s representation for and estimate of said expense.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 84.
Aug. 18Letters patent under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords.Revoking and determining the office of Supervisor of the Quarries in Portland Isle held by Edward Tizard and Thomas Bryer, together with the salary of 500l. per an.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 62–3.
Petition to the Treasury from John Simpson, sword cutter.For leave to import 5,000 sword blades for the use of the army in Scotland.North Britain Book XIII. p. 311.
Same to same from Henry Corner, et al.For the reward for convicting John Johnson, robber.Reference Book X. p. 217.
Aug. 19Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To remit the King's share of a seizure of the “Neptune.” William Capelman, master, of Hull, for concealed tea.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 259–60.
Aug. 23Petition to the Treasury from Richard Cooksey.Proposing his securities as a Paymaster of Exchequer Bills.Reference Book X p. 217.
Aug. 25Royal warrant, countersigned, to the Lord Lieutenant, Ireland.For the allowance of the three exceedings, detailed, on Concordatums, Military Contingencies, and Barracks for the year ended Lady day, 1742.Irish Book IX. pp. 272–3.
Petition to the Treasury from William Atkinson, of Rosedale, co. York.For a reversionary lease of a messuage in Rosedale, co. Yorks.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 239.
J. Scrope to the Navy Commissioners.To repay the Admiralty clerks, detailed, their land tax for the year ended 1742, Lady day.Letter Book XX. p. 58.
Aug. 26Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer or his deputy.To take the secureties of Richard Cookesey [as a Paymaster of Exchequer Bills].
Prefixing:—C. Taylor's certificate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 91.
Aug. 31Petition to the Treasury from William Vaughan, late High Sheriff for the county of Brecon.For his expenses in conveying Thomas Pritchard and William Lewis, counter- feiters, from Brecon to Hereford, and David Griffiths to Carnarvon.
With Treasury reference of date — Sept.. 1742, to the officers of the Mint. 1¼ pages.
Appending:
—(a) (b) 2 writs of Habeas Corpus. Two parchment slips endorsed with the entry of the receipts of the prisoners.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 51.
[After
Aug. 31]
Two monthly accounts for the months of May and August, 1742, respectively.Of fees exacted at the Treasury on certain money warrants, detailed. Docqueted:—Lowe's account. 3 and 4 pages.Ibid, No 52.
Sept. 2J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer. Scotland.Concerning the petition from Mungo Graeme, late Receiver General of Customs and Salt duty, Sootland.North Britain Book XIII. p. 320.
[? Sept. 2]Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.To permit John Simpson, sword cutler, to import into Sootland 1,500 [? erratum for 5,000] sword blades.
Prefixing:—Report by said Commissioners.
Ibid, p. 321.
Sept. 2J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Forwarding for reference Owen McSwiny's two representations concerning the clandestine wool export and brandy import trade between Ireland and France. Irish Book IX. p. 273.
Sept. 7Royal warrant, countersigned, to the Attorney General.For the sheriffs of Middlesex to pay Thomas Atwood 22l. recovered on the outlawry of Piercy Wormell.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 75.
Petition to the Treasury from John Harriman. corn porter, of Wisbech. Isle of Ely.For release from his imprisonment for being concerned in carrying tea.Reference Book X. p. 220.
Sept. 8J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revell's list of men (4,776 in all), detailed, victualled at Gibraltar. 1742, June 14 to July 11.Letter Book XX. p. 60.
Sept. 9Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For the delivery to Charles Brumsted (Brumpsted), Clerk of His Majesty's Robes and Wardrobes, of his triennial allowance of furniture, detailed: to an estimate of 37l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 124.
Same for same of same to same.For the provision of liveries for the Master of His Majesty's barges, 48 Royal watermen, and 12 watermen at pension: to an estimate of 342l.Ibid, p. 127.
[Incorrectly entered 1741.
Sept. 9]
Petition to the Treasury from Robert Willimot and William Smith, sheriffs of London.Concerning the escape from the Poultry Compter of Robert Baldry.Reference Book X. pp. 220–1.
Sept. 9Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For the delivery of a rich purse to the Lord Gower, Lord Privy Seal: to an estimate of 211.Lord chamberlains's Warrant Book II. 138.
Sept. 13Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Basnet, coachmaker.For extension of lease of a messuage and stable yard in Piccadilly.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 241.
Sept. 14Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat, &c., of the Pre and Post fines in the counties of Chester and Flint, of which Nathaniel Boothe prays an extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Boothe's petition for same.
Ibid.
Same to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England.To pay into the Exchequer, on or before Oct. 24, the third 400,000l. of the 1,600,000l. as by the agreement with said Company.Money Book XLI. p. 55.
Sept. 15Royal warrant countersigned by the Treasury Lords.For a grant to John, Lord Glenorchy, of the king's royalty of a tenth of all mines on said Glenorchy's estate for a yearly rental or tack duty of 20 merks Scots.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 322–3.
Sept. 16Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of divers messuages in Norris Street, Haymarket, and St. James's Market, in the bailiwick of St. James's, of which George Wright prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Wright's petition for same: and plan.
Crown Lease Book VI. p. 242.
J. Scrope to John Selwyn, senr., esq.For a list of such of Her late Majesty's servants as are to go abroad with His Majesty.Letter Book XX. p. 61.
Sept. 17Same to the Customs Commissioners.For an account of the lbs. of tobacco exported in 7 years last past.Customs Book XV. p. 263.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revell's list of men detailed (total 3,980) victualled at Gibraltar, 1742, July 12 to August 8.Letter Book XX p. 62.
Sept. 22Same to the Excise Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to George Drummond, one of their number.North Britain Book XIII. p. 323
Sept. 23Same to Mr. Wood, Secretary to the Customs Commissioners.For presentments to be made to 4 vacancies, named, in the ports of England, and to send to the various ports for accounts of vacancies not notified.Customs Book XV. p. 263.
Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor to the Treasury.On the petition of William Bradshaw concerning the intestate estate of Mary Crook, late of Woolwich, Kent.
Endorsed:—5 Oct., 1742. Agreed to. 2 pages. Appending:—(a) Said petition with Treasury order of reference of date 1742, Sept. 22. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 56.
Sept. 23Treasury warrant to one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the account of salaries and incidents of the salt officers in the country, for 1 year to 1742, Lady Day.
Prefixing:—Certificate of said account.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 92–3.
Sept. 24Petition to the Treasury from the Duke of Bolton.For a grant of New Park in New Forest. co. Southampton.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 243.
Sept. 27J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For certificates of the half-year's interest due on the loans on salt, continued by the Act of 14 Geo. II.; and of the deficiency at 1742, Michaelmas, of the land tax for 1740.Letter Book XX. p. 62.
Sept. 28Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great WardrobeFor a livery for 1742 for Mrs. Alice Bill, herbstrewer in ordinary to His Majesty.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 167.
Same for same of same to same.For same for the late Queen's watermen detailed, to an estimate of 154l.Ibid. p. 185.
Treasury warrant to all the officers concerned.For stay of process against the Duchess of Buckingham for non-payment of rents for the alum works.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 94.
Sept. 30Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1742, Sept. 29 quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of the income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 136–7.
Same to sameFor same of same of the Aggregate Fund Prefixing:Ut supra.Ibid, pp. 138–9.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for the “Mary” yacht, to an estimate of 295l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 185.
Report to the Treasury from Jno. Sharpe.On the petition of Susanna Nicholls et al. for the reward for convicting Eleanor Brown. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition; with Treasury order of reference of date, 1742, August 27. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCVIII. No. 58.
Same to same from sameOn same of Francis Walker et al. for same for conviction of John Fox, robber, 1½ page.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with Treasury order of reference of date, 1742, Sept. 15. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 59.