|Oct. 5||Harman Verelst to the Treasury.||For an imprest for 3,100l. to meet bills, detailed, drawn on him by General Oglethorpe for His Majesty's service in America since June 21 last 1 page.||Ibid. CCCIX. No. 3.|
|Oct. 6||J. Scrope to the Cofferer of the Household.||For an account of money paid to the officers and servants of the Household directed to attend the King to Flanders.||Letter Book XX. p. 64.|
|Same to the Board of Works||Concerning the fall of St. James's Park wall facing Piccadilly, and for an immediate temporary fence to keep the deer in.||Ibid.|
|Petition to the Treasury from Fryer Walker.||For 303l. 9s. 4½d. for lighting lamps for both Houses of Parliament, anno 1742.||Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 186.|
|Same to same from Robert Austen.||To be appointed Receiver General of land tax, and house duties, co. Surrey, loco Robert Corbet, deceased.||Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 342.|
|Oct. 12||Royal warrant to the King's Advocate and Procurator General in the Admiralty Court and Courts Ecclesiastical.||To grant to William Bradshaw, administration of the goods, &c. of Mary Crook, widow, deceased, intestate without kin.||King's Warrant Book XXXV p. 98.|
|Petition to the Treasury from John Ord.||For a new grant of 2 fulling mills near Newminster Abbey, co. Northumberland.||Crown Lease Book VI. p. 243.|
|J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||For an account of the quantities of hops of British growth exported for Ireland 1741 Lady Day to 1742 Lady Day, and the savings on taking off the drawbacks thereon.||Letter Book XX. p. 65.|
|Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.||For an account of the income of the duties on wrought plate for the above year, and of the deficiency thereon.||Ibid.|
|Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.||For the provision of liveries and waistcoats for the Children of the Chapel, for the year 1742: to an estimate of 264l.||Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 129.|
|Treasury warrant to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England.||To pay into the Exchequer, on or before Nov. 24 next, the fourth 400,000l. of the 1,600,000l, as by the agreement with said Bank.||Money Book XLI. p. 55.|
|Oct. 13||J. Scrope to Mr. Burchett -||With an extract from the report from the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, concerning the aid of the King's ships to prevent the wool trade with France.||Irish Book IX. p. 280.|
|Petition to the Treasury from the Duke of St. Albans, Warden of Windsor Forest.||For repairs needed at the lodges, &c., of said forest.||Reference Book X. p. 224.|
|Oct. 14||Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.||For a constat of a messuage and yard, &c. in Piccadilly, of which Thomas Basnett, coachmaker, prays a reversionary lease.|
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Basnett's petition for same; and plan.
|Crown Lease Book VI. p. 243.|
|Oct. 15||Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners dated Custom House, London.||On a second petition from Captain Richard Copithorne concerning the exaction of the one per cent. duty on his ship the “Royal Exchange.” Upon search cannot find that any favour has been shown in cases of this kind.|
Endorsed:—My Lords agree with the Commissioners. 1 page.
Appending:—(a) Said Copithorne's petition. 1 page.
(b) Affidavit by same. 1¼ pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 5.|
|Petition to same from Charles Wells et al.||For the reward for convicting James Buquois and Joseph Allen, robbers.||Reference Book X. p. 225.|
|Same to same from Mathew Woodford.||For 828l. for victualling Annapolis, Canso, and Placentia.||Ibid.|
|Same to same, from Joseph Cretchley, a prisoner in Newgate, in Bristol.||Concerning his inability to satisfy his forfeited recognizances||Ibid.|
|J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of the Army Accounts.||Concerning T. Revell's demand of 1,332l. 3s. 6d., for insurance on victuals for Gibraltar for one year to 1740–1, Jan. 26.||Letter Book XX. p. 65.|
|Oct. 19||Same to the Customs Commissioners.||To attend the Treasury Lords on Thursday next.||Customs Book XV. p. 266.|
|Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.||For a constat, &c., of the “Cannon” Tavern adjoining the King's Mews at Charing Cross, of which Dougall Cuthbert prays a reversionary lease.|
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on Cuthbert's petition for same.
|Crown Lease Book. VI. p 244.|
|Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.||For 1,040l. 5s. 0d. for victualling Oglethorpe's regiment, 1741–2, March 8, to 1742, Sept. 7.||Reference Book X. p. 225.|
|Oct. 20||Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.||To admit Richard Harriman to compound for smuggling.|
|Customs Book XV. pp. 266–7.|
|Same to the Attorney General||To non pros the information in abovesaid case of Harriman.||Ibid, p. 268.|
|Oct. 21||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||To attend the Attorney and Solicitor General concerning the whole affair of the coal bonds in Mr. Deacon's office.||Ibid, p. 269.|
|Treasury warrant to same -||To discharge Hugh Light from Dorchester gaol on his composition for smuggling.|
|Ibid, pp. 269–71.|
|Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer||To take the securities of Robert Austen as Receiver General, co. Surrey, for both land tax and house duties.|
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
|Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 342–3.|
|Oct. 22||Petition to the Treasury from John Purkis, smuggler.||For release from his confinement in Norwich gaol.||Reference Book X. p. 225.|
|Oct. 26||Same to same from the sureties of Nicholas and Edward Dee, late Receivers for Sussex.||Concerning the sale of the undisputed estates of the said Dees.||Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 343.|
|Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.||For a livery for 1742 for Mr. John Gower, ratkiller in ordinary to His Majesty.||Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II p. 167.|
|Report to the Treasury from Jno. Sharpe, Solicitor for the affairs of the Treasury.||On the petition of Henry Corner et al. for rewards for the convictions of Francis Pigott alias Horton and John Johnson, robbers. 2 pages.|
Appending:—(a) and (b) Copies of 2 orders by the Lord Mayor and James Reynolds, a Baron of the Exchequer, for payment of said orders. 2 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 6.|
|J. Scrope to said John Sharpe||To pay the fees at three guineas each, as by letter prefixed, of reports made by the Attorney and Solicitor General, and by Dr. Paul, His Majesty's Advocate in Doctors Commons, and by Mr. Fane as Counsel for the Board of Trade.||Letter Book XX. p. 66–7.|
|Oct. 27||Same to the Customs Commissioners.||Leave of absence to William Turton, a landwaiter, Bristol.||Customs Book XV. p. 271.|
|Royal warrant,countersigned, to Sir Dudley Rider, attorney General.||For the sheriff of Wilts to pay to John and Elizabeth Lock, 46l. levied on the outlawry of Joseph Davis.||King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 101–2.|
|Viscount Thomas Gage to the Secretary of the Treasury forwarding (a) infra. 1 page.|
Appending:—(a) Memorial to the Treasury from said Viscount
|concerning the threatened proceedings against him for opposing the enlarging of Coleford Chapel as being within his manor of Staunton.|
Together with:—Extract from the proceedings of a Court herein held at St. Briavel's castle. 1714, May 10.
Minuted:—Oct. 28, read. Mr. Sharpe to bring his report on the Earl of Berkeley's memorial referred to him August 22 last. 3 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 7.|
|Oct. 28||Henry Furnese to Thomas Corbet, Secretary to the Admiralty.||For the Admiralty opinion on the proposal of the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, for 2 sloops on the west coast to prevent illicit wool exports from that country.||Letter Book XX. p. 67.|
|Oct. 29||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||For the names of such smugglers as are thought fit to be released from prison on their petition, and on condition of serving in the Navy.||Customs Book XV. p. 271.|
|Nov. 2||Report to the Treasury from the Taxes Commissioners, dated Office for Taxes.||On the petition of Thomas Cowper et al. sureties for Nicholas and Edward Dee, late Receivers General of Sussex, concerning the sale of said Receivers' estates. 1 page.|
Appending:—(a) Said petition with order of reference, dated 1742, Oct. 26. 2 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 8.|
|Same to same from Jno. Sharpe, Solicitor to the Treasury.||On the memorial to the Treasury from the Earl of Berkeley, Lord Ducie, Lord Chedworth, Sir John Dutton, et al. concerning Viscount Gage's opposition to the enlarging of Coleford Chapel.|
Minuted:—As under date 1742, Nov. 2, supra p. 88. 1½ pages.
|Ibid, No. 9.|
|Nov. 3||Petition to same from Richard Lane, late Receiver General of Worcester.||Concerning the state of his accounts as such. Prays stay of process.||Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 338.|
|J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||Transmitting a petition of Michael Hatton, of London, merchant, concerning kid skins seized.||Customs Book XV. p. 271.|
|Petition to the Treasury from Augustus Schutz.||For extension of lease of Shotover Forest, co. Oxford.||Crown Lease Book VI. p. 245.|
|Nov. 4||Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer or his deputy.||To advertise the sale of part of the extended estate of Nicholas and Edward Dee, prefixed in detail.||Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 345–6.|
|Like petition as supra Vol. IV. p. 315, under date 1740, May 15, from Major General Campbell, Constable and Governor of Edinburgh Castle.||For payment of allowance of grain from the counties in Scotland to him for the period between the death of the Earl of Orkney and his own appointment to said office.||North Britain Book XIII. p. 10.|
|Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Attorney General.||For the discharge of the Baronet fee of 1,095l., due from Sir Thomas Wynne, Bart., on the conferring of that dignity.||King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 103.|
|Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.||For a lease to George Wright of a piece of ground and 17 messuages thereon, in Norris Street, &c., St. James's parish.|
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
|Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 246–8.|
|Petition to the Treasury from Hugh Blades, master shipbuilder at Hull.||For a lease of a piece of ground between Hull and the entrance of the haven, covered with mud and overflowed at all high tides; for a wet and dry docks there.||Ibid, p. 245.|
|Treasury warrant to John Harris, late Paymaster General of Works.||To pay over to Sir Charles Gilmour, present same, the 1,304l. 11s. 6¾d., remaining due on his final account.||Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 96.|
|Nov. 6||Memorial to the Treasury from the Excise Commissioners, London.||Concerning the barbarous usage of John Griffin, Supervisor of Excise at Sevenoaks, Kent. Desire power to offer a reward.|
Endorsed:—9 Novr., 1742. Agreed to. 2 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 10.|
|Nov. 8||Petition to the same from John Eyles, Esq., Warden of the Fleet.||Concerning the escape from the Fleet of John Waters, Uriah Creed and Uriah Vaughan, smugglers, on August 1 last.||Reference Book X. p. 225.|
|Nov. 9||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||To return to the Treasury the warrant for Thomas Paramor, he being dead.||Customs Book XV. p. 272.|
|Treasury warrant to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.||To discharge from his recognizances James Crutchley alias Cretchley, a prisoner in Bristol goal.||Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 96–7.|
|Nov. 11||Same to the Stamps Commissioners.||For stay of process against the sureties of William Tonge, stamp distributor, co. Lancs.|
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
|Ibid, pp. 97–8.|
|Same to same -||For same of same against same of Nathaniel Morgan, same for Carmarthen, Cardigan and Pembroke.|
|Ibid, pp. 98–9.|
|Nov. 12||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||For the further information necessary to enable the Attorney General to file a bill of discovery against Deacon's son and John Woodward concerning the coal bonds and said Deacon's estate.||Customs Book XV. p. 272.|
|Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.||With T. Revell's list of men (3,961 in all) victualled at Gibraltar to 1742, Sept. 5.||Letter Book XX. p. 69.|
|Same to the Paymaster of the Forces.||With Luke Gardiner's petition as to John Maccarel's account for transporting regiments from Ireland to England and Scotland in 1742.||Ibid.|
|Nov. 16||Treasury warrant for a contract of sale to Mary Hart, widow.||Of certain French lands in St. Christopher.||Crown Lease Book V. p. 490.|
|J. Scrope to Mr. Wood, Secretary to the Customs.||Returning a presentment for Benjamin Soundy to be a tidesman, superior list. London port, it being the custom to fill vacancies in the superior list out of the inferior.||Customs Book XV. p. 277.|
|Petition to the Treasury from James Smithson, of Monk Wearmouth, Sunderland port.||On behalf of Michael Chester, of Sunderland, master of the “Providence,” seized for importing deals and masts, from Emden.||Reference Book X. p. 226.|
|Treasury warrant to William Aislabie, an Auditor of Imprests.||To pass Augustus Schutz's account for 2 years to 1741, June 24, as Master of the Robes.|
Prefixing:—A state of said account.
|Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 100–101.|
|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., for the Princesses Amelia and Carolina.||Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 187.|
|Nov. 18||J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.||For their opinion as to the establishing of 2 further sloops with letters of marque to prevent the clandestine wool trade.||Irish Book IX. p. 282.|
|Report to the Treasury from the Salt Commissioners, dated Salt Office.||Upon the complaint of Henry Wilkinson concerning the behaviour of Edward Mounteney, collector of salt duties in South Shields.|
Endorsed:—1742, Nov. 26, read and approved. 2 pages.
Appending:—(a) Affidavit by Henry Wilkinson of Gateshead, Durham, a proprietor of salt works there. 2 pages.
(b) Said Wilkinson to the Treasury, dated Gateshead. 1742, Oct. 12.
Endorsed:—[Referred] to the Commissioners of Salt Duties. 3 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 13.|
|Nov. 19||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||Concerning Michael Hatton's petition -||Customs Book XV. p. 273.|
|Same to the Excise Commissioners.||Concerning the lodging of run tea in the Fleet prison practised by the smugglers there.||Letter Book XX. p. 71.|
|Nov. 20||Same to Tho. Corbet. Secretary to the Admiralty.||For the Admiralty to direct the Commissioners of the Navy and of the Victualling to transmit the estimates for 1743.||Ibid.|
|Nov. 22||Royal warrant countersigned, to the Lord Lieutenant, Ireland.||To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, Henry Vane as one of the Vice Treasurers, Ireland.||Irish Book IX. p. 283.|
|Nov. 23||Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlains warrant to the Duke of Montagu.||For liveries for 1742, for the three under gamekeepers, Newmarket.||Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 167.|
|Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.||To discharge from prison Thomas Toes, and 20 others detailed, smugglers, on their entering themselves in the Navy.||Customs Book XV. p. 274.|
|Roger Mansuer to [? the Earl of Wilmington].||To be continued on the bounty list, having been on it for several years, being lame and not brought up to any sort of business. 2 pages.||Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 15.|
|Report to the Treasury from the Salt Commissioners.||On the petition of Joyce Jackson, widow of Edward Jackson, senior, of Worcester, a bondee for salt duties. 2 pages.|
Minuted:—As under, date 1742–3, Feb. 1. infra.
Appending:—(a) Edward Jackson, senior to the Salt Commissioners, dated Bristol, 1738–9, Feb. 10. 1 page.
(b) Said petition of Joyce Jackson with order of reference, dated 1742, Nov. 9. 1½ pages.
|Ibid, No. 16.|
|Nov. 23||Petition to the Treasury from James Dawson, assignee of the estate of Anthony Tolver, of Norwich.||For 54l. 14s. 0d. in the hands of the Sheriff of Suffolk, levied of Thomas Soon, of Rendham, said Tolver's debtor, to be paid to him.||Reference Book X. p. 226.|
|J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.||With a Treasury minute of July 8 last, as to the price of the provisions to be furnished by Revel, the contractor for victualling Gibraltar.||Letter Book XX. p. 71.|
|Nov. 24||Same to the Customs Commissioners.||With the Corporation of Hastings complaint against John Hide, a boatman there.||Customs Book XV. p. 274.|
|Nov. 25||Petition to the Treasury from Samuel Torin.||Concerning unpaid debentures received from Bristol for soap exported.||Reference Book X. p. 226.|
|Same to same from Charles Bowler, vintner, late of St. Martin's in the Fields.||For discharge of his forfeited recognizances on which he is a prisoner.||Ibid, p. 227.|
|Same to same from Daniel Race, chief cashier for transferring the Bank annuities.||For 11,061l. 6s. 7½d. due to the Bank for incidents and disbursements relating to said annuities, formerly allowed by Treasury warrant.||Ibid.|
|Nov. 26||Same to same from John Anthony et al., of St. Ives, Cornwall, coal traders from Wales to St. Ives.||Concerning their bonds in 20l. (for the due discharge of their coals in some part of England), which the undersheriff threatens to levy.||Ibid.|
|J. Scrope to the Attorney General.||Concerning the action of the Earl of Halifax, as housekeeper of Hampton Court Palace, against the Duke of Grafton, for refusing to swear in an under housekeeper of said palace.||Letter Book XX. p. 72.|
|Nov. 27||Harman Verelst to the Treasury.||Forwarding (a) infra praying the insertion of the amount due in the account of services due and not provided for by Parliament, intended to be laid before the House. 1 page.|
Appending:—A list of unsatisfied bills of exchange drawn on Verelst by General James Oglethorpe (ranging from 1740–1, March 11 to 1742, August 9, total 13,421l. 8s. 10d.)
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 17.|
|Nov. 29||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||Leave of absence to William Blunden, a tidesman, London.||Customs Book XV. p. 275.|
|Nov. 30||Same to same -||Same to Thomas Peake, a tidesman, inferior list, ibid.||Ibid.|
|Dec. 1||Report to the Treasury from Jno. Sharpe.||On the petition of Charles Bowler concerning an estreated recognizance.|
Endorsed:—My Lords agree to this. 2 Dec. 3 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 21.|
|J. Scrope to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.||Forwarding for report a petition of William Corbett, lessee with Charles Richards of all mines in the waste of Cwmwyd y Perfedd, concerning a lead mine in said lordship.||Crown Lease Book VI. p. 218.|
|Dec 1||Petition to the Treasury from John Garment, who was released from Newgate on condition of entering the Navy.||After so entering on the “Cumberland” was put ashore sick at Deal, and was again imprisoned by the Excise Commissioners when they heard he was ashore. Prays discharge, on again entering the Navy.||Reference Book X. p. 227.|
|J. Scrope to Thomas Corbet||For convoy for the “Greyhound,” Thomas Franklin, master, with Revel's provisions for Oglethorpe's regiment in Georgia.||Letter Book XX. p. 73.|
|Same to Messrs. Burrell and Bristow.||Concerning the abatement of the additional allowance on their contract for meat for Minorca garrison.||Ibid.|
|Dec. 2||Treasury warrant to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.||To appoint a person to take care of Bere Forest at 30l. per an.|
|Money Book XLI. p. 146.|
|J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||Leave of absence to John Latham, tidesurveyor at Liverpool, and Charles Walbeoffe, a tidesman, London port.||Customs Book XV. p. 276.|
|Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.||For a lease to Nathaniel Boothe of the Pre and Post fines in Chester and Flint.|
Prefixing, &c:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
|Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 249–61.|
|Same to same -||For same to Dougall Cuthbert of a piece of ground within the precinct of ground called the Mewse in St. Martins in the Fields.|
|Ibid, pp. 252–4.|
|Same to same - -||For same to Thomas Basnett, coachmaker (or Thomas Bonny, clerk, at his nomination) of 4 messuages and a stableyard in Piccadilly.|
|Ibid, pp. 255–8.|
|Same to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.||To discharge the recognizances of Charles Bowler, a prisoner in Newgate.||Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 101–2.|
|Dec. 3||Entry of Treasury demise under the Exchequer Seal.||Of several messuages near Brick Street, near Hyde Park, to John Peachy, merchant.||Crown Lease Book VI. p. 245.|
|J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||To dismiss John Hide, a boatman at Hastings, on the complaints against him.||Customs Book XV. p. 276.|
|Petition to the Treasury from Samuel Ball, of Topsham, mariner, master of the “Ethelred and Ann.”||Concerning his bond for tobacco duties for his master, Ethelred Davy, merchant of Exeter.||Reference Book X. p 227.|
|Dec. 4||Fred, de Dorpere to the Treasury, dated from Mark Lane.||Proposing as a method of raising supplies for 1743 a scheme for a lottery as likely to be acceptable to foreigners as well as to natives. 1 sheet.||Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 22.|
|Dec. 6||J. Scrope to the Excise Commissioners.||For an account of the product of the duty of 20s. a gallon on spirits, granted by the Act of 9 Geo. II., and of the licences for retailing thereof.||Letter Book XX. p. 74.|
|Dec. 9||Petition to the Treasury from John Greenhill and Agnes his wife.||For extension of lease of several houses near Norris street and the Haymarket.||Crown Lease Book VI. p. 245.|
|Treasury warrant to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.||To meet out of wood sales repairs in Cranbourne Lodge, Windsor Forest, to an estimate of 198l. 16s. 7d.|
Prefixing:—Said Legge's report.
|Warrant not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 102–3.|
|Dec. 13||Petition to the Treasury from William Sloper.||For extension of lease of a house and ground in Greencloth yard.||Crown Lease Book VI. p. 239.|
|Dec. 14||Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Edinburgh, Exchequer Chamber.||On the petition of Mungo Greeme, late Receiver General of the customs and salt duties, Scotland, for allowances for services and for the charges of passing his accounts.|
Endorsed with three orders of dates, 1742–3, Feb. 3, 15, 17. 3pages.
Appending:—(a) Said Greeme's petition to the Treasury with Treasury order of reference, dated 1742, August 31. 1 page.
(b) An abstract of said Greeme's demands. 1 page.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 25.|
|Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.||To discontinue the practice of monthly rolling the tidesurveyors at Newcastle (viz., between Shields and Howdon Pans), and to fix their residence at established places.|
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
|Customs Book XV. p. 277.|
|Same to same -||To release John Lockwood, a prisoner in the county gaol of Surrey.|
|Ibid, p. 278.|
|Dec. 15||Petition to the Treasury from John Haddy.||Concerning his securities as Receiver General for part of Devon.||Affair of Taxes IV. p. 347|
|J. Scrope to Attorney General [cancelled].||Concerning Deborah Drew's petition for Charles Drew's estate.||Letter Book XX. p. 76.|
|Dec. 16||Petition to the Treasury from Peter Burrell and John Bristow.||For 1,519l. 4s. 10d. for beef for Minorca.||Reference Book X. p. 228.|
|Dec. 19||J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.||To have the plates for printing off Exchequer bills on land tax adapted to the year 1743.||Letter Book XX. p. 76.|
|Dec. 21||The Board of Trade to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.||Forwarding the salary and incidents accounts of the Office of the Board of Trade for 1742, Lady Day quarter.|
Together with:—Said accounts in abstract and in detail.
Endorsed:—10 March, 1742–3, warrant signed. 7 pages.
|Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 27.|
|Dec. 23||Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.||To make forth 500,000l. in Exchequer bills on land tax 1743, first in course.||Money Book XLI. p. 156.|
|Dec. 24||Petition to the Treasury from John Lloyd.||For his relative John Lyon's place as one of the window surveyors within the bills of mortality.||Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 344.|
|J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.||Forwarding Mr. Gilbert's letter concerning the duties on wine belonging to Count Haslang.||Customs Book XV. p. 279.|
|Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.||Approving their report of the 14th instant for establishing 2 sloops to cruise on the West coast of Ireland against the illicit wool export.||Irish Book IX. p. 285.|
|Petition to the Treasury from Henry Umfreville and Hannah, his wife.||Concerning proceedings against them on bonds given by her brother John Askew, of London, merchant, for tobacco duties||Reference Book X. p. 228.|
|J. Scrope to Mr. Sharpe -||To attend the Treasury, Thursday next -||Letter Book XX. p. 77.|
|Dec. 27||Same to the Postmaster General.||For an account of any laws expired or expiring, and requiring renewal, relating to the Post Office revenues.||Ibid.|
|Dec. 28||Same to the Navy Commissioners.||For an estimate of the Navy debt at 1742, Xmas.||Ibid.|
|Dec. 30||Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells and all other officers of the Receipt concerned.||To take in at the Receipt 200,000l in loans on land tax, 1743, to rank after 500,000l. in Exchequer bills thereon.||Money Book XLI. p. 156.|
|Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.||To distribute and apply the 1742 Xmas quarter's income of the General Fund.|
Perfixing:—Statement of the income and liability of said fund in said quarter.
|Ibid, pp. 182–3.|
|Same to same -||For same of same of the General or Aggregate Fund.|
|Ibid, pp. 184–5.|
|Same to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.||For a constat, &c., of messuages in Shugg Lane and Piccadilly, of which William Sharp prays a reversionary lease.|
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Sharpe's petition for same; and plan of the premises.
|Crown Lease Book VI. p. 259.|
|Dec. 30||Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.||For a constat, &c., of a piece of ground called the Waterhouse in Beake St., King St., and Swallow St., of which William Sharpe prays a new lease.|
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Sharpe's petition for same and plan.
|Crown Lease Book VI. p. 260.|
|Same to the Postmaster General.||Captain Balderston's packet to be replaced and put on the like contract, &c. with the other packet boats at Dover.|
Prefixing:—Said Postmaster's representation.
Appending:—Bryan Pybus (said Postmaster's agent at Dover) to said Postmaster, of date 1742, Dec. 4.
|Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 103–4.|
|Dec. 31||J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.||For an account of the riot at Banff||North Britain Book XIII. p. 349.|
|[? 1742]||Petition to the Earl of Wilmington from Samuel Barnesley, a servant in the Treasury (deputy Messenger and deputy Doorkeeper) for 20 years.||To be appointed doorkeeper there in succession to Mr. Bryant, preferred. Has a vote for 8 members of Parliament and many friends who are freeholders. 1 page.||Treasury Board Papers CCCIX. No. 31.|
|[? 1742]||Same to the Treasury from Edward Price, late High Sheriff of co. Radnor.||For his extraordinary expenses, detailed, of his office, anno 1741. 2 pages.||No. 33.|
|The Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to the Treasury.||Forwarding (a) infra - -|
Endorsed:—June 10. Read. 1 page.
Appending:—(a) Extract of a letter to them from Mr. Hamilton, collector, of Cork, dated 1742, May 9, concerning the prices of beef, pork, and butter in 1740 and at present. 1 page.
|Ibid. CCCVIII. No. 5.o|
|Oct. 21||Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor for the affairs of the Treasury.||On the petition of Charles Wells et al. for reward for the conviction of James Buquois and Joseph Allen, for robbery. 1 page.|
Appending:—(a) Petition of said Wells et al. with reference. 1¼ pages. (b) (c) Copies of the orders of the Court as to rewards. 2 pages.
|Ibid. CCCIX. No. 5.o|
|Memorial to the Treasury from the Duke of St. Albans, Lord Warden of Windsor Forest.||Forwarding a list of persons accused of injuring trees in Windsor Forest.|
Endorsed:—1742–3, Jan. 5, read: Jan. 25, the Treasury Solicitor to prosecute. 1 page.
Appending:—(a) Said list of accused. 1 page. (b) Affidavit by the underkeepers of Cranbourne and other Walks there, &c. 1 page.
|Ibid. No. 25.o|