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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1743, April-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 354-366. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92035 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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1743, April–June

April 1Report to the Treasury from Thomas Walker, Surveyor General of Crown Lands.On Robert Pauncefort's memorial for a lease of a piece of waste ground adjoining Carleton House. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said memorial, with order of reference, dated 1743, March 31. 1¼ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 39.
April 7Treasury warrant to the Master and other officers of the Jewel Office.To execute a royal warrant for the provision of insignia, detailed, for Lyonel Tolmash, Earl of Dysart, as a Knight of the Thistle.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 189.
Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].To pay into the Exchequer 117l. 14s. 8d. as the King's two-thirds part of a seizure of lemons and oranges, and to discharge George Leycester, landwaiter, London port, from all claims on account of said seizure.
Appending:—Said Commissioners' report on said Leycester's petition.
Customs Book. XV. pp. 300–2.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Thomas Watson and William Langhorne of several messuages in Rosedale, co. Yorks.
Prefixing:—Constats and ratal and appending:—Entry of demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 304–9.
Same to same -For same to William Atkinson of a messuage and lands in Rosedale, co Yorks.
Prefixing, &c.:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 309–11.
Same to same -For same to the Earl of Exeter of the manor of Kings Cliffe, co. Northants.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum and ratal.
Ibid, pp. 311–6.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the net income from 1742, Lady Day (to which time the last deficiency was made good) to 1743, Lady Day, into the Exchequer, of the duties on wrought plate for the annuities purchased. 1720, together with the deficiency thereof at 1743, Lady Day.Letter Book XX. p. 91.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.For an account of the hops of British growth exported for Ireland in the abovesaid year clear of drawback, and of the sum saved to the public by taking off said drawback: all as under the Act 6 Geo. I.Ibid.
April 8Treasury warrant to the Woodward of New Forest.To fell trees to raise 300l. for 1 year's salary to officers of said forest to 1743, Lady Day.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 158.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Leave of absence to Thomas Hindes, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 299.
Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of Charles Porcase, of Marsh Chappel, Lincolnshire, a prisoner in the Fleet for receiving run tea. 2 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with order of reference. 1¼ pages.
(b) Certificate in his behalf by the minister and inhabitants of Marsh Chappel. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 40.
April 12Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the King's Arms Tavern. Pall Mall, of which Thomas Minors prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Minors' petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 316–7.
Same to the Surveyor General of Woods.Establishing repairs at Swinley Lodge to an estimate of 144l. 1s. 8d., to be met out of wood sales.
Prefixing:—H. Legge's report on the petition of Raph Jennison, Master of the Buckhounds, for said repairs.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 155.
Same to same -For same of repairs, &c., to the lodges in Bere Forest, to an estimate of 516l. 3s. 10d.
Prefixing
:—Report as above on the petition for said repairs from Anthony Chute of the Vine, co. Southampton, and Thomas Puckridge, of Romsey ibid, the only acting trustees of Richard Whitshed, late of Southwick ibid, heir at law of Rich. Norton, late of Southwich, Lord Warden Hereditary of his Majesty's forest of Bere.
Ibid, pp. 156–7.
Same to same - -For same of repairs to lodges in Salcey Forest, to an estimate of 409l. 10s. 5d.
Prefixing
:—Report as above on the petition, for same from George, Earl of Halifax. Ranger of Salcey Forest.
Ibid, pp. 157 8.
Royal warrant countersigned by the Treasury Lords.For a signature of the lands of Bighouse, &c., in the parish of Reay and sheriffdom of Sutherland, to Hugh McKay, of Bighouse.North Britain Book XIII. pp. 426–30.
April 13J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Lampen Maybank, one of the deputy King's waiters, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 302.
April 14Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe.For a lease to Richard Doubleday, of a messuage, &c., in Barneby in the Willows, co. Notts.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 318–20.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal.To John Bonham Smith, of several messuages, barns, stables, orchards and gardens and closes of land called by the several names of Cole Harbour and Park Farm, co. Southampton.Ibid, p. 321.
April 14The Board of Trade, Whitehall, to the Treasury.Forwarding the accounts of the incidents and salaries for said office for 1742, midsummer quarter.
Together with:—Said accounts in abstract and in detail.
Endorsed:—1743, June 22, warrant signed. 6 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 42.
Petition to the Treasury from William Blake, riding officer at Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.For increase of salary from 50l. to 75l. he having for some time supervised the rest of the officers in said island.Reference Book X. p. 235.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, England.To permit James Whitchurch and Ezekiel Hall, of London, merchants, to enter 100 tons of Italian oils imported in the “Neptune,” Thomas Brapple, master.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on the petition of said Whitchurch and Hall.
Customs Book XV. pp. 302–3.
April 15Lord Carteret to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.For orders for the various allowances detailed for the persons, named, who are to attend the King abroad for the despatch of the Secretary of State's office. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 44.
April 19Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Abergavenny.For the provision of 150 oz. of gilt plate as a royal present to Earl Cowper, on the christening of his child: to an estimate of 80l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 189.
Memorial to the Treasury from T. Winnington, Cofferer of the Household.For 28,635l. for 1742. Sept. 29 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. 45.
Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Advocate and Procurator General in the Admiralty Court and Courts Ecclesiastical, or either of them.For administration of the estate and effects of George More, son of Ann More of Covent Garden and a bastard intestate, to Richard, Lord Edgcumbe for the King's use.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 206.
April 21Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For stay of process against Henry Darcey, sheriff of York, for the escape of John Anderson, smuggler.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on said Darcey's petition.
Customs Book XV. p. 303–4.
April 22J. Scrope to same -To seal up Lord Carteret's luggage, he being to attend His Majesty abroad.Letter Book XX. p. 92.
April 25Same to Mr. Basket -To send to the Secretary at War 1,500 copies of the late Mutiny Act, and same of the Articles for the better government of the Forces at home and abroad, and 500 copies of the rules and orders for the better government of the King's forces in foreign parts.Ibid, p. 93.
Copy of a notification from Sir William Yonge, Secretary at War, to the Secretaries of the Duke of Newcastle.Of the King's pleasure for a commission to First Lieut. Charles Clark. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 47
April 26Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland, Baroness de Steinberg on her pension of 300l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 395.
[Before April 28]Petition to the Treasury from [Patrick, fifth] Lord Elibank, a Lieutenant Col. in the West Indies, 1739 42.Concerning an arrear of bishop's rents due from him to the Crown. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 49.
[? April 28]Treasury warrant to the Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To discharge the forfeited recognizance of the Hon. Felton Hervey, of St. James's, London, for not appearing to prefer an indictment against Peter Gibassier, his servant.
Appending:—Said Harvey's affidavit; and estreat of said forfeited recognizance.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 160–2.
April 28Treasury warrant to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.Establishing repairs in Greenwich Park, to an estimate of 182l. 14s. 11½d. out of wood sales.
Prefixing:—Said Legge's report on the memorial for said repairs from Sir John Jennings, Ranger or Keeper of Greenwich Park.
Ibid, p. 159.
Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].To release Henry Simon, a smuggler, from Exeter Castle, on his entering himself on board a man-of-war.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners report on said Simon's petition.
Customs Book XV. pp. 304–5.
Petition to the Treasury from Mawdistley Best.For 50l. recovered on the outlawry of John Bladen to be paid him by the sheriff of Kent.Reference Book X. p. 235.
Memorial to same from T. Winnington, Cofferer of the Household.For an imprest of 5,000l. for the Greencloth, being ordered to attend abroad on his Majesty.
Endorsed:—May 4, issue 1,000l. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCX. No. 50.
April 29Petition to same from Math. Woodford.For 810l. for victualling the garrisons of Placentia and Annapolis for 90 days to 1743, March 31.Reference Book X. p. 235.
May 2Memorial to same from the Duke of Richmond, Master of the Horse.Concerning the omission (from the list of salaries, &c., of the Stables) of the allowance for the purveyance and ferrage of 12 horses [for the king abroad].
Endorsed:—With long endorsement relative thereto. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 1.
May 3J. Scrope to [the Commissioners of Customs and of Excise], Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Bowles, agent to their board.North Britain Book XIII. p. 436.
May 4J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.With T. Revel's list of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1742–3, March 20 (3,712 men).Letter Book XX. p. 60.
May 5Same to the Customs Commissioners.Transmitting a letter received from Monr. de Mardefeld, minister from the Bishop of Holstein Lübeck, concerning a box of velvet; for them to show the civility usual to ministers of his rank.Customs Book XV. p. 306.
May 11Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of part of a messuage, &c., in Old Spring Gardens, near St. James's Park, of which William Nicholas prays a reversionary grant.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Nicholas's petition for same.
Appending:—Plan.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 321–4.
Same to sameFor same of certain tithes in the bishopric of Durham, of which Sir Robert Eden prays same.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 325–6.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Thomas Minors of London, goldsmith, of a messuage called the King's Arms (Queen's Arms) Tavern, in Pall Mall.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal and demise.
Ibid, p. 326–8.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlains warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For liveries, described for the 7 Hautboys of His Majesty's First Regiment of Foot Guards, at an estimate of 186l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 79.
Treasury warrant to the Stamp Commissioners.To repay land tax, 1743, to Stamp officers of under 100l. per an. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXVI. p. 96.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer or his deputy.To take securities of Viscount Torrington and Thomas Day, as collector outwards London port.
Prefixing:—Memorial from said Viscount and Day offering sureties.
Ibid, XXVII. p. 168.
Same to the Exise Commissioners.To repay taxes anno 1743, to Excise officers of under 100l. per an. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Ibid, pp. 162–3.
Same to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.Establishing repairs at Hampton Court House Park, to estimates of 867l. 6s. 4d. for repairs and of 60l. for allowance for providing trees.
Prefixing:—Said Legge's report on the Duke of Somerset's representation for same.
Ibid, pp. 163–4.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For an allowance of paper, pens, horn, wax &c., for Dr. Booth, Registrar of the Order of the Garter: to an estimate of 52l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 194.
May 13J. Scrope to Mr. Sharpe [Solicitor for the Treasury].To inform the Treasury what proceedings have been had against the offenders in Windsor Forest, complained of by the Duke of St. Albans.Letter Book XX. p. 94.
May 17Warrant by the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland, Sir John Bruce as Col. of a regiment of foot, Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 396.
Same by same, countersigned by same [to same].To direct the Commissioners appointed to take the accounts of the Vice-Treasurers of Ireland to allow the three overdrawings, detailed, on the funds of Concordatums, Barracks, and Military Contingencies, Ireland, for the year ended 1743, Lady Day.Ibid, pp. 399–400.
May 18Treasury warrant to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.To discharge Alexander, Lord Elibank of feu and blench dues, payable out of the lands of Elibank, &c., consisting of money, victuals, and casualties, in arrear from the death of Q. Anne.North Britain Book XIII. p. 441.
Same to the Commissioners for Victualling the Navy.To discharge from Winchester Gaol Richard Osment, on his debt to the Crown as executor to Richard Haley, purser to H.M. ship “Norfolk.”
Appending:—(1) The Victualling Commissioners to John Scrope, 1743, April 25. (2) Jos. Stanwix to said Commissioners, 1741, July 31. (3) Said Commissioners to [Scrope]. 1743, May 9.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 164–5.
Report to the Treasury from the Taxes Commissioners, dated Office for Taxes, on the petition of Joanna, widow of Samuel Burridge, late Receiver General for part of Devon.Concerning said Receiver's accounts. 4 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with order of reference.
Endorsed:—1743, May 27, read and agreed to. [Said endorsement referring properly to the report as above.] 2pages.
(b) Report to the Taxes Commissioners from Geo. Wilson [their] Solicitor on (a) supra. 1 page.
(c) Affidavit by John Cholwich of Tiverton. 1 page.
(d) A survey of said S. Burridge's estates. 1 sheet.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 8.
Same to the Taxes Commissioners from Geo. Wilson, [their] Solicitor.Concerning the suit against the late St. Andrew Thornhaugh, over the arrear on the accounts of Sir Thomas Hewet, late Surveyor General of Woods, for timber and other wood in Sherwood Forest, blown down in 1714, and disposed of by said Hewett as perquisites, without accounting for same. 1 page.Ibid, No. 10.
May 19J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thomas Revel's list of men victualled in Gibraltar garrison, 1742–3, Feb. 21 to March 20. (Total 3,712 men.)Letter Book XX. p. 96.
May 19Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor for Treasury affairs.On the petition of John Raincock for moneys levied by the sheriff of Yorkshire on John Cockell, his debtor, to be paid out to Raincock by the Deputy King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer Court. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with order of reference. 2 pages.
(b) Certificate of Cockell's outlawry. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 11.
May 20Andrew Stone to the Honbl. John Scrope, dated from Newcastle House.For the issue of 700l. to meet 3 bills drawn on him by Mr. Thompson, minister at Paris. 1½ pages.
Appending
:—(a) One of said bills for 109l. 1s. 10d., with 4 endorsements. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 13.
May 24Treasury warrant to William Aislabie, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the accounts of the Duke of Richmond. Master of the Horse, for the year ended 1740, Decr. 31.
Prefixing:—Said account.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 166–8.
A bill of exchange, dated Rotterdam.Drawn by Robert Trevor on the Earl of Wilmington to the order of John Farley for 200l. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 14.
May 25Warrant under the sign manual of the Lords Justices to the Treasury Lords.Determining from 1743, May 4, the pension of 100l. per an., payable to Charles Hope on his resignation of same by instrument under his hand.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 233.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of messuages in King St., Beak Street, and Swallow Street, St. James's, to William Sharpe, with altered terms of surrender.
Prefixing:—Sharpe's petition to the Treasury.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 329–30.
Same to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to John Selwyn, junr., Paymaster of salaries and pensions to the late Queen's servants, 140l. 10s. 11d. for charges of passing his accounts for 1 year to 1741. June 24.
Prefixing:—Report by Ja. Thomas, deputy to Auditor William Aislabie, on said Selwyn's petition for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 170.
Same to William Aislabie, a same.To similarly allow to William Stewart, Paymaster of Pensions, 1,037l. 3s. 0d. for fees and deductions, &c., on his accounts.
Prefixing:—Report as above. (Total imprests to Stewart for pensions 1731. July 9 to 1742–3, Feb. 12. being 545,224l. 9s.d. on which 13,630l. 12s.d. has been deducted at the Exchequer for the deduction of 6d. per £, as appears by certificate of Mr. Cremer, examiner of the Tellers' voucher).
Appending:—Said Stewart's accounts of said items.
Ibid, pp. 171–2.
May 25Treasury warrant to William Aislabie, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to Edward Hooper, present Paymaster of His Majesty's Pensions, 168l. 9s. 1d. for fees, &c. on his account.
Prefixing:—Report by deputy Auditor James Thomas and account of the said moneys so expended.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 172–3.
Same to William Benson, a same.To allow to the executors of Chambers Slaughter, sometime Paymaster under the Commissioners for Forfeited Estates, 437l. 14s.d. on paying into the Exchequer the remaining balance.
Prefixing:—Petition of said executors.
Ibid, pp. 174–5.
Petitions to the Treasury from Richard Reddall et al, detailed respectively.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax, 1743, for the county of Beds and other counties respectively detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 357–60.
May 26Warrant by the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For a battalion of the regiments of Maj. Gen. St. Clair and the Earl of Rothes, ordered to embark for Flanders, to be taken off the Irish establishment and the remainders incorporated with the royal regiment lately returned from the West Indies, and Sir John Bruce's regiment, which are to be taken on to the Irish establishment.Irish Book IX. pp. 401–2.
May 27Memorial to the Treasury from the Excise Commissioners.For offer of a reward in the matter of the murder of Richard Cadman, at Norbury near Bishops Castle, agent to Charles Yonge & Co., contractors for the return of excise duties [Wales Middle Collection]. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 16.
Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To permit the free landing in Dublin of 138 muskets, &c., as desired by Col: John Brown.Irish Book IX. p. 397.
May 31Hen. Fane (in the absence of the Secretaries to the Treasury) to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Henry Russell, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 309.
E. Weston to the Treasury, dated from Whitehall.Concerning Prince Narischkin's, the Russian minister's, complaint of the stoppage at the Custom house of plate belonging to Baron Mardelfeldt late envoy here from the Duke of Holstein, Bishop of Lübeck. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Narischkin to the Duke of Newcastle, dated London, 1743, May 26, as to same. 1 page. French.
(b) Note in French, enclosing a memorial in English from Spellerberg and Metzner, merchants of London, concerning some of the plate so seized. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 18.
May 31Sir Dudley Ryder, Attorney General, to the Treasury.Forwarding a draft warrant [wanting] for a grant of the attainted estate of the late Charles Drew to the daughters of the late Charles John Drew. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) petition of Deborah Drew et al. for same. 2 pages.
(b) Copy of commission and inquisition thereupon into said Drew's estates. 16 sheets.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI No. 19.
June 1Petition to the Treasury from Peter Burrell and John Bristow.For 1,372l. 16s. 3d. for victualling Minorca with beef to 1742–3, Feb. 23.Reference Book X. p. 236.
John Jeffreys to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding Thomas Revell's list of men victualled in Gibraltar garrison 1742–3, March 21, to 1743, April 17 (total 3,726 men).Letter Book XX. p. 96.
June 2Petition to the Treasury from Edward Parsons and Allan Whiteford.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax 1743 for Whitehall and St. James's Palace, and for Scotland, respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 361.
John Jeffreys to the Customs Commissioners [England].Forwarding from the Treasury a letter received from Mr. Weston, Secretary to the Lords Justices, sent from Prince Narishkin to the Duke of Newcastle, and a memorial from Messrs. Spelleberg and Metzner, merchants of London, concerning some plate belonging to Baron de Mardefeld stopped at the Custom House.Customs Book XV. p. 310.
Same to the Deputy King's Remembrancer.To inform the Treasury what process has issued against the late Duchess of Buckingham for arrears of rent due to the Crown for the alum works.Letter Book XX. p. 97.
June 3Warrant under the sign manual of the Lords Justices and Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.For the sheriff of Kent to pay to Mawdistley Best 50l. recovered on the outlawry of John Bladen.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 243.
Same to same -For John Raincock to receive 76l. from the Deputy Treasurer's Remembrancer, recovered on the outlawry of John Cockell.Ibid, pp. 243–4
June 8Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General, &c., of the Board of Works.For repairs at the south east corner of the Royal apartments, and part of the Gallery at Denmark House; to an estimate of 1,365l.
Prefixing
:—Memorial from said Surveyor, &c.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 195.
Petition to the Treasury from George Pembroke et al., detailed respectively.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax, 1743, for the county of Herts and other counties respectively detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 361–2.
Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Richard Reddall et al., detailed, as Receivers General for co. Beds, and other counties respectively detailed.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 363–5.
June 8Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To permit the landing, duty free, of clothing for the regiment lately commanded by Col. de Grangues.Irish Book IX. p. 402.
June 9Warrant by the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Lords of the Treasury, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £, Ireland, the Earl of Cholmondeley and Lord Walpole, on their trust annuity of 3,000l. per an.Ibid, p. 403.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For stay of proceedings against the warden of the Fleet for the escape of John Waters and other smugglers.Customs Book XV. p. 310.
June 10Report to the Treasury from Edw. Greenly. His Majesty's Procurator General, dated Doctors Commons.On the petition from Landon Jones, concerning the estate of William Landon, a natural son of Silvanus Landon, an English merchant residing at Batavia in 1704. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with reference. 1¼ pages.
(b) Affidavit
Endorsed:—As under date June 15, supra p. 285. 2pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 21.
June 14Warrant under the sign manual of the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Attorney or Solicitor General.For a bill to pass the Great Seal for a grant of restitution of the forfeited estate of Charles Drew, otherwise Thomas Roberts, to the 5 daughters of Charles John Drew.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 248–59.
June 15Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.For 1,399l. 12s. 2d. for insurance on the monthly victualling lists of Gibraltar. 1741–2, Jan. 24, to 1742–3, Jan. 23.Reference Book X. p. 237.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Sir Robert Eden of certain tithes in the Bishopric of Durham.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular memorandum, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 331–4.
June 16Petition to the Treasury from Robert Clayton, Receiver General for co. Hereford.For 142l. 16s.d. overpaid on land tax for 1741.Reference Book X. p. 238.
Same to same from Joanna, widow of Samuel Burridge, and from William Burridge.Concerning said Samuel Burridge's effects and debt to the Crown, and for allowances of expenses in clearing same.Ibid, p. 239.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Leave of absence to William Moody, cooper to the 4½ per cent duty.Customs Book XV. p. 311.
Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of Robert Coutts, mariner, of York, now a prisoner in the Fleet, praying leave to compound. 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 22.
June 21J. Scrope to the Attorney General.Forwarding for his early opinion thereon a copy of the lease of the manor of Mulgrave, &c., to the late Duchess of Buckingham, and the case prepared concerning the land tax on the rent thereof.Letter Book XX. p. 98.
June 22Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of lead mines at Grinton, Whitaside, Harkerside and Fremington, co. York, of which Edmund Moor prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Moor's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 334–5.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.Establishing repairs at the house of Mr. Philip Yorke as a Teller at the Receipt: to an estimate of 705l. 3s. 6d.
Prefixing
:—Report by Lord Walpole, Auditor of the Receipt, on said Yorke's memorial for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 177–8.
Same to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the account of Daniel Race, Chief Cashier [of the Bank of England] for transacting the affairs of the Bank annuities, of the contributions to the 800,000l. three per cent. annuities, 1742.
Prefixing:—Said account as stated by Edward Bangham, deputy to said Benson.
Ibid, pp. 178–9.
Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].To repay land tax, 1743, to deputed Customs officers of under 60l. per an. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. p. 312.
Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of James Ferne, concerning 2 shares in the Navigation of the river Kennet.
Endorsed:—With minutes of dates, 1743, June 29, Sept. 7. 3 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with order of reference. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 25.
June 24J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.Leave of absence to William Burton, a landwaiter at Port Glasgow.North Britain Book XIII. p. 443.
Treasury warrant to same -For the free importation of items, detailed, for Col. James Gardiner's regiment of Dragoons moved from Ireland to Scotland last year.Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To pay Robert Clayton, Receiver General, co. Hereford, 142l. 16s.d., an overpayment on account of land tax, 1741, to be immediately repaid in on account of same, 1742.
Appending:—Certificate by William Lowndes, auditor for said aid for said county.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 373.
Same to the Customs Commissioners [England].To admit William Shephard to compound for smuggling.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on said Shephard's petition.
Custom's Book XV. p. 316.
Same to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.To non pros the information against said Shephard.Ibid, p. 317.
June 28J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Transmitting., for directions thereon, a letter sent to the Treasury from Mr. Lechmere, Surveyor General of the Northern Continent of America, and papers accompanying same, complaining of the neglect of some officers under his inspection.Customs Book XV. p. 317.
Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor for Treasury affairs.On the petition of Francis Page, concerning his imprisonment in the King's Bench. 4 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with order of reference. 2 pages.
(b) Affidavit by said Page. 2 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 30.
Same to same from same -On same of John Dennis for the sheriff of Southamton town, to pay him moneys levied on Robert Horne. 2 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition. 1 page.
(b) Affidavit by said Dennis. 1 page.
(c) Certificate of Horne's case, by Rd. Woods, one of the sworn Clerks of the King s Remembrancer's Office.
(d) Extract from the Great Roll of the Pipe, 15 Geo. II., as to said amount so levied. 1 parchment sheet.
Ibid, No. 31.
Same to same from the Customs Commissioners, dated Custom House, London.On the petition of William Dunbar, of London, merchant, concerning the dismissal of his brother Charles Dunbar, Surveyor General of Customs in the Leeward Islands. 2 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with reference, of date 1743, June 24. 2 pages.
Ibid, No. 32.
Memorial to same from Tho: Dummer, deputy to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For 6,507l. 5s. 6d. for 1742, June 24, quarter for the Great Wardrobe account. 1 page.Ibid, No. 33.
June 29Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Edmund Moore of lead mines at Grinton, Whitaside, and Harkerside, co. Yorks, late part of the possessions of the late monastery of Bridlington.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 336–9.
Same to same - -For same to John Ord of 2 fulling mills, situate near the late monastery of Newminster. co. Northumberland.
Prefixing, &c.:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 340–2.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of William Mitford et al., detailed as Receivers General for co. Sussex and other counties respectively detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 366.
Same to sameTo take an additional security for Edward Parsons, as same for Whitehall and St. James's Palace.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Ibid.
June 29John Jeffreys to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Christopher Hewett, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV p. 317.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To issue and apply the 1743, Midsummer quarter's income of the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 248–9.
Same to same -For same of same of the General Fund -
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, p. 250–1.
June 30Petition to the Treasury from Fryer Walker.For 220l. 5s. 0d. for lighting lamps for both Houses of Parliament, anno 1743.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 195.
Report to the Customs Commissioners, London, from the [Customs] patent officers, dated Custom House, London.On Mr. Mole's letter containing the objections made by the East India Co., to pay the 46,386l. 12s.d. demanded of them for interest on duties of unrated goods sold 1719, Sept., to 1727, Sept. 9 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXI. No. 34.