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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1743, January-March', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 341-354. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92034 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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TABLE I.
Warrants, Orders, Letters, Memorials, Reports, and Entries of minor importance.
1742–3.
Date.Description of Document or entry.Substance of Document or Entry.Reference.
Jan. 1J. Scrope to the Postmaster General.For a full state of the case of Mr. Bell, Comptroller of the Post Office, and Mr. Archer, alphabet keeper: also returning certain examinations herein, detailed.Letter Book XX. p. 77.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revel's list of men victualled at Gibraltar, to Oct. 3, Oct. 31, and Nov. 28 (respectively 3,827, 3,779, and 3,769 men).Ibid, p. 69.
Jan. 5Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of James Henshaw, et al., agents to Lord Banff and the rest of the captors of the prize “Nostra Senora de la Assumption and St. Petrie,” a Register ship of the Royal Havana Company.
Endorsed:—Jan. 25. My Lords agree to this report. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 3.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For liveries, described, for the Sergeant Trumpeter, the 16 Trumpeters, and 4 Kettle Drummers of the Horse Guards: at an estimate of 1,575l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 77.
Same to Thomas Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular, &c., of New Park in New Forest, co. Southants, of which the Duke of Bolton, Viscount Lymington, Abel Walter, and David Goizin, severally desire a lease.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 261.
Same to same -For same of the manor of Kings Cliffe, co. Northampton, of which the Earl of Exeter prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Earl's petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 261–2.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To change the surety for John Haddy as Receiver General for house duties for part of Devon.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioner' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 347–8.
Jan. 5Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1742, March 25.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for the use of His Majesty at St. James's: to an estimate of 331l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 187.
Jan. 11Petition to the Treasury from Daniel Beamont, late of Eton, co. Bucks, starchmaker.Concerning his 9 years' imprisonment in the Fleet and in Aylesbury gaol. 1½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 5.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To stay proceedings against Robert Willimot and William Smith, late sheriffs of London, for the escape of Robert Baldry from the Poultry Compter.
Prefixing: — (1) Said Commissioners' report on said sheriffs' petition. (2) Affidavit by the Keeper. &c., of Poultry Compter.
Customs Book XV. pp. 282–4.
Same to Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt, and Edward Walpole, Clerk of the Pells, and all other officers of the Receipt concerned.To strike tallies importing the payment of 2,276l. in discharge of the farm of the Post Fines for the year ended at Michaelmas, 1742, by Anne, Countess Dowager of Strafford, executrix of Thomas, late Earl of Strafford, farmer of said fines: same being answered direct to the Crown by the sheriffs.
Prefixing:—Certificate by Rob Gardiner, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe, of said fines so answered.
Money Book XLI. pp. 178–9.
Jan. 13J. Scrope to the Secretary of the Customs.To know if Robert Martin has taken up his deputation as tidesman and boatman, Sidmouth, Exeter port.Customs Book XV. p. 284.
Jan. 14Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Eggington, of Brightwell, co. Oxford.To be repaid 5l. 10s. 9d., being the duty on liquors destroyed by fire.Reference Book X. p. 229.
Jan. 18Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of several messuages in Rosedale, co. York, of which Thomas Watson and William Langhorne pray reversionary leases.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on the petition of said Watson, &c.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 262–3.
Same to same -For same of same, ibid, of which William Atkinson prays same.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 263–4.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, the Deputy Chamberlain, and all other officers of the Receipt.To cause to be levied and stricken a tally purporting payment by Sir Thomas Wynne of his Baronet fee of 1,095l.Money Book XII. p. 186.
Petition to the Treasury from Matthew Woodford.For 828l. for victualling Placentia and Annapolis for one quarter to 1742, Dec. 31.Reference Book X. p. 229.
Jan. 20J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.For an account of the money paid into the Exchequer from Scotland for the duties on foreign spirits and brandy, and for the duties on the low wines and spirits, Scotland, from 1735, June 24, to 1742, June 24.Letter Book XX. p. 80; North Britain Book XIII. p. 370.
Jan. 21Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].Leave of absence to Jos. Hemming, a preferable tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 276.
Jan. 25Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the manor or reputed manor of Marybone, with certain lands called Marybone Park, co. Midd., of which Thomas Gibson prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Gibson's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. p. 263.
Same to same -For same of a messuage, &c., at Barnby in the Willows, co. Notts, of which Richard Doubleday prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, p. 264.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To stay proceedings against William Elliot, late Receiver of land tax and house duties, co. Cornwall.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 348.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.Approving the table of prices of stamped vellum, parchment, and paper [for the year 1743].Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 376.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt and other officers of same.To change 4 annuity orders of 1,000l. each, into 8 of 500l. each, in the name of Augustus Schutz, et al., with a view to their better disposal for the Prince of Orange and the Princess Royal.Ibid. XXVII. p. 106.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, and all other the officers of said Receipt concerned.To take in at the Receipt 300,000l. in loans on land tax. 1743, to register after 700,000l.Money Book XLI. p. 156.
Jan. 26Petition to the Treasury from Charles, Duke of Marlborough.For a piece of ground near Datchet Bridge, on which a public house is built without authority.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 265.
Jan. 27Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners [England].To discharge James Lemore from Newgate on conditions.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on Lemore's petition.
Customs Book XV. pp. 286–7
Same to same - -To deliver up the ship “Providence,” and the cargo of deals and masts, on condition said cargo be exported.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on the petition from James Smithson concerning same.
Ibid, pp. 287–8.
Jan. 28J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Concerning Revel's agreement with the Treasury as to insurance on victuals sent to Gibraltar with or without convoy.Letter Book XX. p. 81.
Jan. 28J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Leave of absence to James Kelsall, a landwaiter, Liverpool port.Customs Book XV. p. 288.
Petition to the Treasury from the Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer.For 151l. 11s. 4d. for joining tallies for moneys paid into the Exchequer by the Receiver General of Customs in the year ended 1741, Dec. 25.Reference Book X. p. 229.
Jan. 31J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revel's list of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1742, Dec. 23 (3,743 men).Letter Book XX. p. 69.
Report to the Treasury from Jno. Sharpe, Solicitor for the affairs of His Majesty's Treasury.On the petition of James Dawson, assignee of the estate of Anthony Tolver, bankrupt. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with reference dated 1742, Nov. 23. 1¼ pages.
(b) Certificate by Henry Ord, one of the sworn clerks in the King's Remembrancer's Office. 1 page.
(c) Affidavit by said James Dawson and by Joseph Watson, of Norwich. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 10.
Feb. 1Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1742, Sept. 17.For the provision of bibles and prayer books, detailed, for the Chapel Royal at St. James's: to an estimate of 524l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 188.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against the sureties of Jonathan Smart, late Receiver General for co. Herts.
Prefixing:—Petition from Ben. Wall and Sam. Smart, said sureties.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 350.
[?]Entry of a lease under the Exchequer Seal to John Howse.Of the extended estates of William Pacey, late Receiver General for part of Norfolk.Ibid.
Feb. 1Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties of Richard Lewis as Receiver General for Brecon, Radnor and Montgomery, for land tax, 1742, &c., and for house duties, &c.
Prefixing and appending:—Taxes Commissioners' reports.
ibid, p. 349.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For liveries as usual for the Drum Major and five Drummers of His Majesty's Household: at an estimate of 314l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 74.
Feb. 2Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Smith.Against his messuage in Whitehall being closed in, in the rear, by the Duke of Montagu's project of building a wharf in the Thames before the back front of petitioner's house.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 265.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal.Of several messuages, &c., at Kingston upon Hull to Haldenby Dixon, late the extended estate of Major Baildon.Ibid.
Feb. 2Petition to the Treasury from James Houston, minister at Kirkliston.For a grant of the feu duties payable to the Crown out of the Hallyards as an augmentation of the stipend.North Britain Book XIII. p. 369.
J. Scrope to the Excise Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Drummond, one of their number.Ibid. p. 374.
Feb. 3Treasury warrant to the Surveyor of Crown Lands.For a particular of messuages and lands near Portsmouth, of which Thomas Bowerbank prays a revisionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Bowerbank's petition.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 265–7.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of the manor or reputed manor and park of Marybone to Thomas Gibson.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Ibid, pp. 267–70.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against Lady Bacon on account of her late husband's arrears of rent.
Prefixing:—Dame Susanna Bacon's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 107.
Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].To allow to Robert Moody, merchant, of London, the King's moiety of pot ashes sent to him from Rotterdam [and seized].
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on said Moody's petition.
Customs Book XV. pp. 288–90.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, &c.To take in at the Receipt 312,000l. in loans on land tax, 1743, to register after 1,000,000l. thereon.Money Book XLI. p. 156.
Feb. 5J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].For an account of the progress made in the examination and prosecution of the affair of the coal bonds.Customs Book XV. p. 288.
Petition to the Treasury from Henry Darcey, sheriff of co. York.For stay of proceedings against him for the escape of John Anderson, a prisoner.Reference Book X. p. 230.
Feb. 7Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer or his deputy.For stay of process against Owen Brereton, on his accounts as Paymaster of Lotteries, said accounts being in great forwardness.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 114.
Fourth report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.Detailing the further progress made in the examination of the affair of the frauds in the coal bonds. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 14.
Feb. 8Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of two fulling mills, near Newminster Abbey, co. Northumberland, of which John Ord prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Ord's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI.p.271.
Feb 8Treasury warrant to Richard Arundell, Master and Worker of the Mint.To supply to the Company of Copper Miners, England, an additional cutter and 2 dabs from the Mint.
Prefixing:—The Mint officials' report on said Company's memorial for same
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 108.
Same to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the account of Mathew Woodford for victualling Annapolis, Canso and Placentia for two years to 1740, Sept. 30, except the item of 2 per cent. for waste, but with the allowance of 38l. 10s.d. in lieu thereof for real waste.
Prefixing:—Said account as stated by Edwd. Baugham, deputy to said Benson.
Ibid, pp. 109–10.
Same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For liveries, described in full, for the 4 Drummers and 4 Hautboys of His Majesty's First Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards, and for a new standard and gibb for the same; at an estimate of 280l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 74.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Leave of absence to William Penleaze, a tidesman in fee, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 290.
Feb. 9Petition to the Treasury from Fras. Dickins.For extension of lease of a tenement called Pondhead in New Forest, co. Southants.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 271.
[?]Same to same from Thomas Minors, goldsmith.For same of the King's Arms tavern in Pall Mall.Ibid, p. 272.
Feb. 10Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.On the petition of Joseph Smith, concerning the damage to his house in Whitehall from the stables erected by the Duke of Montagu, and by said Duke's proposal to build a wharf in the Thames. 3 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with reference, dated 1742–3, Feb. 2. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 15.
Feb.11J. Scrope to the Salt Commissioners, Scotland.Concerning the balance of money remaining in the hands of the Receiver General of salt duties, Scotland.North Britain Book XIII. p. 375.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To cause the copper plates for printing off Exchequer bills on malt to be adapted to the year 1743.Letter Book XX. p. 83.
Petition to the Treasury from Geo. Leycester.Concerning the costs of his seizure of lemons and of the ship “Prince William,” Richard Hind, master.Reference Book X. p. 231.
Feb. 12Report to same from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Exchequer Chamber, Edinburgh.On the memorial of John. Earl of Breadalbane concerning the feu duties of the Lordship of Disheor and Toyer and lands of Ardtollany, co. Perth. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said memorial, with Treasury order of reference, dated 1742–3, Jan. 26. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 16.
Feb. 12Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer. Scotland, dated Exchequer Chamber, Edinburgh.On the warrant for a grant to David Scott, of Scotstarvet, of the lands and barony of Tarvet, in the sheriffdom of Fife. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 17.
[After
Feb. 12]
Observations on the report of the Barons of the Exchequer. Scotland.On the petition of Mr. Murray concerning the rents of Ettrick and Dunbar. 2 pages.Ibid, No. 18.
[After
Feb. 13]
Petition to the Treasury from 21 of the principal freeholders and inhabitants of the town of Sedbergh, Yorks.Concerning the costs in the several actions brought against Joseph Driffeild, clerk, of East Barfield, Suffolk, for scandalous non-residence and neglect of his care of Sedbergh. 3 pages with signatures.Ibid, No. 19.
Feb. 14Treasury warrant to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For repairs in Windsor Forest, to an estimate of 65l., to be met out of wood sales.
Prefixing:—Said Legge's representation.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 114–5.
Same to same -To repair fences for the defence of the underwood of Fangrove, Knowlgrove, and Stubride, being woods of His Majesty in co. Surrey.Ibid, pp. 115–6.
Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.On the case of Norman McLeod concerning the rental value of the portion of his estate at Glenelg, co. Inverness, seized for a barrack, &c., for the Government, by Sir Patrick Strachan, Barrack Master, [Scotland]. 1½ pages.
Endorsed:
—As under, date 1742–3, March 15, supra p. 248.
Appending:—(a) Said case with Treasury reference [dated 1742, May 11]. 1¼ pages.
Docquetted
:—London, 10 April, 1742. 3¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 20.
Feb. 15Treasury warrant to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the final account of Edward Hutchinson, as Receiver of the rents, &c., of the Derwentwater estate, 1733, Martinmas, to 1734, Martinmas.
Prefixing:—Statement of said account.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 111–4.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For new liveries for the 4 Drummers and 4 Hautboys of His Majesty's 2nd Troop of Horse Grenadier Guards, and a new standard and gibb: at an estimate of 280l.Lord Chamber lain's Warrant Book II. p. 78.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To make forth and place as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt, 500,000l. Exchequer Bills on land tax, 1743.Money Book XLI. p. 156.
Feb. 16Petition to the Treasury from James, Earl of Galloway.For a grant of certain feu and teind duties of the late Bishopric of Galloway and Duncon towards reparation of the loss sustained by the augmentation of ministers' stipends, payable out of the Priory of Whithorn, and the loss of the office of Bailliary of the regality of said priory, annexed to the Bishopric of Galloway.North Britain Book XIII. p. 375.
Feb. 16Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners [England].To permit Ezekiel Hall, of London, merchant, et al., to enter some Smyrna fruit on payment of Customs.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on Hall's petition.
Customs Book XV. pp. 290–1
J. Scrope to Thomas CorbetFor the ship “Two Brothers,” of Poole, Mathew Glover, master, now at Southampton, with one year's provisions for the garrisons of Placentia and Canso, to have the convoy of the first man-of-war going to those parts.Letter Book XX. p. 83.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.For the sheriff of Suffolk to pay to James Dawson, assignee of the estate of Anthony Tolver, 54l. 14s. 0d. recovered on the outlawry of Thomas Soon.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 160–1.
Feb. 17Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To stay process against Henry Hill, administrator, and John Cornelius, a surety of Edward Lynch, late Receiver General for part of Suffolk.
Prefixing:—Petition of said Hill, &c.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 351.
Same to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.To allow to Mungo Graeme, late Receiver General of Salt duties, Scotland, and of the money arising by compositions of seizures of prohibited, &c., goods, the sum of 2,941l. 0s.d. to even and balance his accounts.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 375–6.
Petition to the Treasury from Joshua Savage, John Goldsborough, and John Whormley.For stay of process against them till the account of the coal duty is made up.Reference Book X. p. 231.
The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury, dated from Whitehall.For directions for the payment of 500l. for equipage and 5l. per diem as the ordinary allowance and entertainment of an envoy extraordinary, from March 25 last, to Mons. de Salis, appointed by the King to go to the Republic of the Grisons on special affairs and to continue during His Majesty's pleasure, or his continuance abroad in His Majesty's service.
Endorsed:—Feb. 22, prepare a warrant. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 21.
Feb. 18J. Scrope to [the Customs Commissioners].Twelve months' leave of absence to George Maxwell, searcher of Customs at Bridgetown, Barbados, and to James Gordon, Collector of Customs in the Isle of Nevis.Customs Book XV. p. 291.
Petition to the Treasury from the merchants of Liverpool.Have lately made a new dock and pier there, and have laboured under great inconveniences for want of a sufficient number of landwaiters. Pray appointment of 3 additional landwaiters.Reference Book X. p. 231.
Same to same from Henry Simon, a prisoner in Exeter Castle for smuggling.Praying his discharge on condition of entering on board a man-of-war.Ibid.
Feb. 22Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a house and stables in Privy Garden, Whitehall, of which the Duke of Montagu prays a new lease on surrender, together with a piece of muddy land in the Thames.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Duke's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 275–7.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revel's lists of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1742–3, Jan. 23 (3,741 men).Letter Book XX, p. 69.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place as so much cash in the office of the Tellers at the Receipt 750,000l. in Exchequer bills on malt, 1743.Money Book XLI. p. 196.
Feb. 23Petition to the Treasury from William, Earl of Bath.Concerning the grant to the Scotch congregation in Swallow street, which encroaches on petitioner's freehold.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 277.
Feb. 24Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General, &c., of the Board of Works.For repairs at the Mews at Charing Cross: to an estimate of 267l. 16s. 9d.
Prefixing:
—Report from said Board of Works.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. pp. 188–9.
Feb. 25J. Scrope to Auditor Farrington [Auditor of South Wales].To know if the Receiver of Crown revenues for South Wales has money to repay 10l. paid as a reward by James Johnson, sheriff of Carmarthen.Letter Book XX. p. 85.
March 1Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to the Duke of Montagu of a house and stable, &c., in Privy Garden, Whitehall, and a piece of muddy ground in the Thames.
Prefixing, &c.:—Two particulars and memoranda, constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 278–85.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To stay process against the executor and sureties of Gerrard Croker, late Receiver General for co. Oxford.
Prefixing:—Petition from Samuel Wilmot, said executor.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 352.
Same to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.To raise out of wood sales in Bere Forest 250l. for 5 years' salaries for the keepers thereof.
Prefixing:—Said Legge's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 117–9.
[?]Same to same - - -For buildings and repairs in Whittlewood Forest: to an estimate of 655l. 4s. 6d.
Prefixing:
—As above.
Ibid, pp. 119–20.
March 1Same to same -For works and repairs in Dean Forest, Bushey Park, and New Lodge, Windsor Forest, to an estimate of 1,221l. 5s. 5d.
Prefixing:
—As above.
Ibid, p. 120–1.
Petition to the Treasury from Mr. Burrell and Mr. Bristow.For 1,016l. 14s. 0d. for victualling Minorca with beef to 1743, Dec. 25.
Referred:—To the Comptrollers of the Accounts of the Army.
Reference Book X. p. 232.
March 1Memorial to the Treasury from T. Winnington, Cofferer of the Household.For 23,220l. for 1742, June 24 quarter's expense of the Board of Greencloth (including purveyors). 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Computation of said expense. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 26.
Report to the Lords Justices of Ireland from St. George Caulfield and W. Flood, respectively Attorney and Solicitor General, Ireland.On the question as to whether the Prizage wines, when in the hands of private persons, are liable to excise and additional duties. 3 pages.Ibid, No. 27.
[After
March 1]
Petition to the Treasury from Margaret Hurleston, spinster, administratrix of Lewis Hurleston, a bastard, intestate.For a grant of the balance of said Hurleston's estate, which she has realised. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Inventory of said Lewis Hurleston's goods. 3 pages.
(b) An account of the administration of said estate. 8 pages.
Ibid, No. 28.
March 2Memorial to the same from John Sharpe, Solicitor for Treasury affairs.Concerning a debt due to Moses Beranger, a crown debtor, said debt being assigned by Beranger to James Diore, of London, merchant.
Minuted:—ut supra, p. 247. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said Diore's petition. 1½ pages.
Ibid, No. 29.
J. Scrope to the Governor and Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.To prepare a surety bond for their cashiers for their due accompting for the 1,000.000l. annuities to be raised under the Act of the present session: and to propose persons to be receivers of the lottery for 800,000l. as by same Act.Letter Book XX. p. 87.
March 3Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Thomas Bowerbank of houses and lands in and about Portsmouth.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 286–91.
[?]Transcript or entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal.To Robert Gardiner of houses in Stephen's Alley, St. Margaret's, Westminster. the estate of Thomas Price, outlawed.Ibid. p. 292.
March 3Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners [England].To permit 69 sets of furniture for Gen. Ligonier's regiment of horse, to be shipped for Flanders with this year's clothing.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on the petition of Henry Taylor, agent to said regiment.
Customs Book XV pp. 292–3.
March 4Petition to the Treasury from William Burridge.Concerning an overpayment in the accounts of Samuel Burridge, formerly Receiver General for part of Devon, for whom he is surety.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 353.
March 8Treasury warrant to the Salt Commissioners.To allow to Graffin Prankard the duty of 366 bushels of white salt destroyed by a flood of the Severn.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 122.
March 8Treasury warrant to Richard Arundel, Master and Worker of the Mint, and to the Auditors of Imprests.To pass, allow, and pay the accounts of John North, as Solicitor to the Mint for prosecutions against coiners for 1 year to 1742, Xmas.
Prefixing:—Said account (total expense 537l. 3s. 11d.) with names of the coiners prosecuted.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 128–43.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Leave of absence to Mr. Moody, cooper under the husband of the 4½ per cent. duty, and to Charles Walbeoffe and James Dunbar, tidesmen, London port.Customs Book XV. pp. 296, 297.
Petition to the Treasury from John Raincock.For 76l. recovered on the outlawry of John Cockell, and now in the hands of the deputy Remembrancer of the Exchequer, to be paid to him.Reference Book X. p. 232.
March 10Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To pay William Burridge, 616l. 10s.d. for an overpayment by Samuel Burridge, on account of land tax, 1725, to be immediately paid back into the Receipt on account of land tax, 1730.
Prefixing & Appending:—Report by the Taxes Commissioners, and certificate by Auditor Lowndes.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 353.
Same to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow to John Eckersal, Receiver General of Customs, 336l., being fees on paying into the Exchequer 1,101,211l. 12s.d., for 1 year to 1742, Xmas, and 326l. for the charge of passing his accounts.
Prefixing:—Accounts of said items, affidavit and certificate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 125–7.
March 14Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.To discharge the Earl of Breadalbane's feu duties, payable out of the lordship of Disheor and Toyer, and the lands of Ardtollany, &c., co. Perth.North Britain Book XIII. p. 377.
Same, countersigned by same, to same.For a charter of resignation of the lands of Scotstarvet et al., co. Fife, to David Scott and his son, &c.Ibid, pp. 378–405.
Same, countersigned by sameFor a grant to Richard Crosse of the effects in the hands of Samuel Dicker, of Jamaica, forfeited by the attainder of his brother, Thomas Crosse, for forgery.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 193–4.
March 15Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Charles, Duke of Richmond, of a house, &c., at the south end of the Privy Garden, Whitehall, in his own tenure, and a parcel of ground with 2 old messuages, late in the possession of the Comptrollers of Army Accounts, and a piece of ground in the Thames between high and low water mark.
Prefixing:—Particular, memorandum, constat, ratals, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 292 7.
Petition to the Treasury from William Mitford, Receiver General of Sussex.For correction of an overpayment on land tax, 1741.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 354.
March 15Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, &c.To take in at the Receipt 188,000l. in loans on land tax 1743, to rank after 1,312,000l. thereon.Money Book XLI. p. 156.
March 17Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For two new standards for His Majesty's First Troop of Horse Guards: at an estimate of 66l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 75.
Same for same of same from same to sameFor same for His Majesty's Second Troop of Horse Guards: at an estimate of 66l.Ibid, p. 77.
March 18Petition to the Treasury from James Whitchurch and Ezekiel Hall, of London, merchants.For leave to import Italian oils shipped at Marseilles on an English ship.Reference Book X. p. 233.
Same to same from William Steuart.For 1,037l. 3s. 0d. for fees and expenses from 1741, Xmas to 1742. Sept. 29 as late Paymaster of Pensions.Ibid.
Same to same from Edward Hooper.For 168l. 9s. 1d. for same, from 1742, Sept. 29, to Dec. 25 as present same.Ibid.
J. Scrope to the Taxes Commissioners.To reconsider the matter of their 2 representations of 1739, June 14 and 1740, June 12 concerning the duties on houses and the surveyors thereof.Letter Book XX. p. 88.
March 21Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].To pass the baggage of Sir Everard Fawkener, Ambassador to the Grand Seignior, being lately arrived from Constantinople.Customs Book XV. p. 298.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Hanly, a prisoner in Newgate.To be discharged on giving bond - -Reference Book X. p. 233.
March 22Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To pay William Mitford, Receiver General for Sussex, 485l. 7s.d. overpayment on account of land tax, 1740, to be immediately repaid into the Receipt on account of land tax, 1741.
Prefixing and appending:—Report by the Taxes Commissioners and certificate by W. Lowndes.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 354.
Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.On the petition of Lord Sidney Beauclerk for a lease of a messuage contiguous to Datchet Bridge, situate on part of the land belonging to the King, lying between the Little Park at Windsor and the Thames. 1½pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with order of reference, dated 1742, Nov. 3. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 34.
March 24Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For the free landing in Dublin of 40 chests of arms, shipped from Bremen to Dublin, via London, for His Majesty's service in Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 389.
March 25Petition to the Treasury from Richard Cross, of Rathburn Place, victualler.For return of duty on brandy staved in accidentally.Reference Book X. p. 233.
March 29Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to William Sharpe, of a piece of ground in Beak Street, King Street, and Swallow Street [St. James's].
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, and ratal, and
Appending:—demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 297–300, 304.
Same to same - - -For same to same of messuages in Shug Lane and Piccadilly.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 300–4.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1743, Lady day quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of the income and expenditure of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 222–3.
Same to same - -For same of same of the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 224–5.
March 30J. Scrope to same - -For a certificate of the deficiency at 1743, March 25, of the income of the malt duties for the service of 1741, same being to be made good out of supplies. 1743: and for same of same on the loans on salt, continued by the act of 14 Geo. 11.Letter Book XX. p. 89.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revel's lists of men victualled at Gibraltar 1742–3, Jan. 24 to Feb. 20, (3,752 men).Ibid, p. 69.
March 31Treasury warrant to William Benson and William Aislabie, Auditors of Imprests.To allow in the account for the year ended 1743, Lady day, of the Paymasters of Exchequer Bills, 536l. 6s. 11d. for incidents.
Prefixing:—Said Paymasters' memorial for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 151.
J. Scrope to Stamp Brooksbank, Esq.For a scheme of what he proposes for his cashiers and other officers, that it may be compared with what has been done on former occasions.Letter Book XX. p. 90.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, England.Enclosing for consideration the petitiosn of the late collector, comptroller and landwaiter of Ipswich port.Customs Book XV. p. 299.
Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to William Benson and William Aislabie, Auditors of Imprests.To pass the account of the Paymaster of Works for 1 year ended 1741. Sept. 30, notwithstanding its exceeding the limited allowance of 14.400l. by a further 16,346l. 8s.d.
Appending:
—State of said account.
King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 188–90.
Same, countersigned by same, to Margaret Hurleston, administratrix to the effects of Lewis Hurleston, a bastard.For the distribution of the effects of said Lewis Hurleston in manner detailed.Ibid, p. 192.
March 31Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.For 1,136l. 5s. 0d. for victualling Oglethorpe's regiment in Georgia, 1742, Sept. 8 to 1742–3. March 7Reference Book X. p. 234.