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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1744, April-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 556-573. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92057 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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1744, April–June

April 3Surety bond given by the Bank of England, signed by Robert Lewin Secretary to the Bank.In 300,000l. for James Collier and Daniel Race, their chief cashiers, for their due accounting for the 1,200,000l. to be raised by annuities as by the act of the present session for raising 1,800,000l. by annuities and a lottery. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXIII. No. 29.
J. Scrope to the Clerk of the Council in waiting.Forwarding letters from the Customs officers at Falmouth, Ilfracombe, and Dartmouth concerning 3 French ships, laden with tobacco for France, stopped at those ports.Customs Book XV. p. 410.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To accept a smuggling composition from Thomas Turner.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners report.
Ibid, pp. 414–5.
Same to Sir Dudley Rider. Attorney General.To enter a nolle prosequi to the information against said Turner.Ibid, p. 415.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To pay into the Exchequer a moiety of the composition fine of (James Homer, a prisoner in Lancaster gaol.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 415–7.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu of date 1743–4, Feb. 1.For the usual allowance of clothes to Thomas Lucas, one of the children of the chapel, whose voice has changed: to an estimate of 10l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 206.
[?]Same for same of same from same to same of date 1743, Sept. 28.For the provision of Holland sheets for the Duke of Cumberland: to an estimate of 107l.Ibid, p. 208.
April 4Twenty separate royal letters or warrants, countersigned by the Lords of the Treasury, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.Exempting from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland Col. Thomas Hatton, Constable of Dublin Castle; William Glanville, Viscount Galway Viscount Dupplin, and Sir William Corbet, Revenue Commissioners; Viscount Torrington and Henry Vane, Vice Treasurer; George Dodington, Clerk of the Pells. &c.; Thomas Coplestone, Registrar of the Forfeitures. &c.; Charles Delafaye, Taster of all wines. &c.; Paul Whichcote, Clerk of the Peace, &c., Leinster; Earl of Cholmondeley and Lord Walpole on a pension of 3,000l. per an.; Lord Monson and John Arscot on a same of 600l. per an.; Earl of Harrington on same of 2,600l. per an.; Earl of Grantham on same of 1.500l. per an., Ernest Hartman Baron Diemar on same of 1,000l.; Francis Fane on same of 800l. per an.; Viscount Torrington on same of 600l. per an.; Augustus Schutz on same of 1,200l. per an.; Randolph de Sporke on same of 1,000l. per an.; Lady Cecilia Isabella Finch on same of 400l. per an.; Baroness de Steinberg on same of 300l. per an.; Henry W. Lawman and Herman Hoberg on same of 1,000l. per an.; Viscount Palmerston as Chief Remembrancer of the Exchequer.Irish Book IX. p. 409–10.
[? April 5]Petition to the Treasury from John Rawlinson.For a share of the proclamation reward for the conviction of David Tod, a street robber.Reference Book X. p. 252.
April 5Same to same from Charles Spivey.Concerning his imprisonment in Newgate on an accusation of running tea.Ibid, p. 251.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of the town of Middlewich, co. Chester, and the farm of said town and the office of Chamberlain of said town to George Venables Vernon.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 397–9.
April 9Memorial to the Treasury from John Sharpe. Solicitor for Treasury affairs.Apprising them of prosecutions ordered against Gabriel de Sorer for words spoken of the King, and against Andrew Morris for refusing to say whether or not he was a popish priest and for refusing to take the oath to the King. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXIII. No. 31.
J. Scrope to Mr. Wood, Secretary to the Customs.For the Customs Commissioners to hasten to fill the vacancy at Aberystwith from the death of David Davis, waiter and searcher, and any other vacancies unfilled.Letter Book XX. p. 130.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To send Customs officers to Mr. Bussy's house to visit and seal his baggage, he having sent over a person to pack same in order to its being transported to France.Ibid.
April 9J. Scrope to Mr. Hooper -For an account for the Treasury of moneys issued to him for particular persons on their pensions, who have not called for same.Letter Book XX. p. 130.
Treasury warrant to William Benson one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass the Duke of Richmond's account for 1 year to 1741, Dec. 31, of extraordinaries of the Stables.
Prefixing:—Said account as stated by Ed. Bangham, deputy to said Benson.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 224–5.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant. Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £. Ireland, Lady Mary Sophia Charlotte Kielmansegge, on her pension of 750l. per an. on the Irish establishment.Irish Book IX. p. 414–5.
Same countersigned by same to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow to Henry Pelham on his accounts as (late) Paymaster of the Forces, 410l. 8s. 4d. for fees, &c., on his account.
Appending:—List of said fees.
King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 396–7.
April 10Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.For clothing for the regiments of Maj. Gen. Frampton and Col. Edward Richbell to be shipped off from Dublin, duty free.Irish Book IX. p. 411.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to to Lord Abergavenny.For the delivery of new silver trumpets to George Marsh and William Ward, trumpeters of the King's 2nd troop of Horse Guards: to an estimate of 40l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 208.
April 12.Petition to the Treasury from George Jennings, executor of his father Sir John Jennings, late Ranger and Keeper of Greenwich Park.For 225l. due to said Sir John for 1½ years to Xmas past, on the allowance of 150l. per an., and for other items amounting to 45l. 15s. 0d.Reference Book X. p. 255.
Same to same from Ralph Jenison.For 140l. for 1 year to 1743, Xmas, for allowance for tilling the game preserve at Swinley. &c.Ibid, p. 254.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.With Treasury directions for Mr. Cockburn's cutter, “The Good Intent,” now under seizure by the Customs officers at Spithead, to come round into the Thames.Customs Book XV. p. 418.
Treasury warrant to same -For Thomas Mears to be paid a moiety of 34l. 11s. 0d. in English and foreign coin seized by him on export.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Ibid, pp. 418–9.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to George Baker, of the manor of Easthorpe, co. Essex.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 399–404.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Clyfford.For the usual allowance of 3d. per £, as late Receiver General, of Monmouth.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 384.
April 13Memorial to the Treasury from General James Oglethorpe.For the 66,109l. 13s. 10d. granted by Parliament for services in Georgia, 1738, Sept. 22, to 1743, Sept. 29, to be imprested to him without deduction. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXIII. No. 33.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account for the Treasury of the net income into the Exchequer of the duties on wrought plate to meet the 1720 annuities, for one year ended from 1743, Lady Day, to which date the last deficiency of said duty was made good.Letter Book XX. p. 131.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.For an account for the Treasury of the hops of British growth exported for Ireland, for one year from 1743, Lady day, clear of drawback.Ibid, p. 132.
Same to same -To pass with all civility the baggage of Baron de Boetselaer, minister from the States General.Customs Book XV. p. 419.
April 17Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account for the Treasury of the deficiency at Lady day, 1744, of the malt duties for the year 1742, to meet principal and interest charged thereon.Letter Book XX. p. 131.
Treasury warrant to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to John Selwyn, junr., as Paymaster of salaries, &c., to the late Queen, 175l. 15s.d., for fees. &c., on his account to 1742, Xmas.
Prefixing:—Account of said fees, &c., as stated by Edward Bangham, deputy to said Benson.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 226.
Petition to the Treasury from Edward Hooper.For 740l. 15s.d. for fees and expenses, 1742, Xmas, to 1743, Xmas, as Paymaster of Pensions.Reference Book X. p. 233.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a small building in St. James's Stabloyard, of which Lord Sundon prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surevor's report on said Lord Sundon's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 404–5.
Treasury order for an execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu.For 28 colours for the First Regiment of Foot Guards: at estimates of 282l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 67.
Same for same of same to same of date, 1743–4, March 24.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's use at St. James's: to an estimate of 453l.Ibid. p. 209.
April 18Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.For 1,222l. 15s. 0d., for victualling Georgia. 1743, Sept. 8, to 1743–4, March 7Reference Book X. p. 253.
Same to same from Mr. Woodford.For 819l. for victualling 360 men at Annapolis and Placentia, 1743–4, Jan. 1, to 1744, March 31.Ibid.
April 18Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant, Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland James Lord Tyrawley as a Major General on the Irish establishment; Sir John Cope as a Brig. Gen. and Govr. of Limerick; Lord Mark Kerr as a Brig. Gen.; Lord George Sackville as Clerk of the Council; Sir John Ligonier as Brig. Gen and Govr. of Kinsale; James St. Clair as Brig. Gen. and Colonel of the royal regiment of foot.Irish Book IX. p. 418.
Same to the Advocate and Procurator General in the Admiralty Court and Courts Ecclesiastical.For Grace Hayter to have administration for the use of the Crown of the estates and effects of Joseph Lane of Butcherhall Lane, London.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 410.
April 19Petition to the Treasury from John Merill and Francis Killigrew.For renewal of the lease to the Crown of Castlehill in Cornwall, whereon Pendennis Fort is erected.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 405.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of Tiptree Heath of which Phillip Bennett prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Report from said Surveyor on said Bennett's petition for same.
Appending:—Same for same on said Bennett's remonstrance relating to a lease of said heath.
Ibid, pp. 406–7.
April 20J. Scrope to Thomas CorbettTransmitting Matthew Woodford's memorial concerning convoys for provisions for Placentia and Annapolis.Letter Book XX. p. 132.
April 23Petition to the Treasury from the merchants, owners and masters of ships trading up the river Wyre to Poulton port.For the appointing of Hambleton Scarr and Bucksbank from Bucksbank to the Shippool and the west end of the Bowling Green as a place of discharge, the danger of the channel rendering Mainsbrow, the present place of discharge, unsafe.Reference Book X. p. 253.
April 25J. Scrope to the Postmaster General.Enclosing for his opinion a memorial from the Postmaster General, Scotland, with the scheme therein referred to.Letter Book XX. p. 132.
Royal warrant to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.For John Odell to receive 87l. 16s. 0d. from the sheriff of Midds. levied on the outlawry of Samuel Trunks.King's Warrant Book XXXV p. 416.
April 26J. Scrope to the Victualling Commissioners.To stop sending any further provisions to Ruatan during the time for which the Treasury has contracted with Chauncy Townsend for the provisioning of said place.Letter Book XX. p. 132.
Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor for Treasury affairs.On the petition from John Rawlinson, watchman near Covent Garden, for reward for apprehending David Tod. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with Treasury order of reference dated 1744, April 5.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIII. No. 34.
April 26Treasury warrant to the Stamps Commissioners,To repay land tax, 1744, to stamp officers of under 100l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII pp. 229–30. Ibid, pp. 230–1.
Same to Robert Barbor, Deputy to the Treasurer's Remembrancer.To pay to Elizabeth Weston 13l. 18s. 2d., paid into the Exchequer by Robert Chatfield, under-sheriff to Robert Booth, late sheriff of Surrey, on the outlawry of Thomas Jones.
Prefixing:—Report by John Sharpe on said Weston's petition.
Ibid, pp. 230–1.
Same to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For repairs in Wychwood Forest to the value of 712l. 17s. 0d., to be met out of wood sales and land revenues.
Prefixing:—Said Legge's report on the memorial for same from Viscount Cornbury, warden of said forest.
Ibid, pp. 232–3.
Petition to the Treasury from Edmund, Bishop of London.For a new lease of his lodgings, &c., in Whitehall.Crown Lease Book VI, p. 393.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a tenement called Pondhead, in New Forest, of which Francis Dickins prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Dickins's petition for same.
Ibid, p. 408.
Same to same -For same of several messuages in Jermyn St. and Market St. St. James's, of which Joanna Clark prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 408–9.
Petition to the Treasury from Augustus, Earl of Berkeley.For a new lease of the manor, township, and castle of St. Briavel, co. Gloucester, and the manor of Newland, &c.Ibid, p. 409.
Same to same from same -For same of a parcel of ground in the Wilderness, upon the North part of St. James's park.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of the hundred of Nantwich, Cheshire, to George, Earl of Cholmondeley.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Ibid, pp. 410–4.
April 27J. Scrope to Thomas CorbettForwarding Matthew Woodford's memorial that the ship for convoying the Newfoundland trade, which will be ready to sail May 20 next, may take under her care the “Pegasus,” Robert Paterson, master, now at Southampton, with provisions for Canso and Annapolis.Letter Book XX. p. 133.
Same to the Navy Commissioners.Concerning the items in the transport debt for freight of transports, and to know if the issues for transports have been deemed to be part of the particular votes for transport service of late years, and concerning the bills for same bearing interest.Ibid, p. 134.
April 27Petition to the Treasury from Sir Peter Halket et al., proprietors of salt works at Torry, Craigflower, Limekilns, Culross and Inverkeithing.For a commission to pass to disjoin the said creeks from the port of Borrowstounness and add them to the port of Alloa in order to remedy their inconveniences.North Britain Book XIV p. 60.
April 28Treasury warrant for the execution of two Auditor's orders of dates 1743, July 28 and November 25.For 10.000l. and 10.000l. to the Duke of Richmond for extraordinaries of the Stables.Order Book XVIII. p. 18.
April 30J. Scrope to Mr. Wood, Secretary to the Customs.For the discharge, from seizure, of Captain Cockburn's cutter “as you know the service she was employed upon.”Customs Book XV. p. 420.
[? May 1]Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For stay of proceedings till next Michaelmas term against the coal fitters of Sunderland port.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 420–2.
May 1Same to same -To dispose of compositions for Customs frauds amounting to 633l. 15s. 0d. and to 1,338l. 11s. 4d. as usual, viz., paying one-half into the Exchequer and reserving the other moiety for rewards to the officers to the amount of one-third thereof. or in proportion to be determined by the Treasury.
Appending:—Said Commissioners' memorial and account of respectively 25 and 54 compositions deposited representing the abovesaid 2 sums: with the smugglers' names.
Ibid, pp. 422–5.
Same to same -Permission to Alexander Orr and Robert Allen, merchants, to export a church bell to Dublin on the “Providence,” Henry Stewart, master.
Prefixing:—Petition from said Orr and Allen.
Ibid, p. 426
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For 18 colours for the Third Regiment of Foot Guards: at an estimate of 162l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 74.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Philip Bennett, of Tiptree Heath, co. Essex.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 414–6.
Petition to the Treasury from Charles Fielding.For repair of the house appointed for him in the Mews, as one of the King's equerries.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 209.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's lists of men victualled at Gibraltar garrison 1743, Dec. 26 to 1745–4, Feb. 19.Letter Book XX. p. 134.
May 2J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, ScotlandLeave of absence to Mr. Bowles, their agent in London.North Britain Book XIV. p. 62.
Petition to the Treasury from Sam. Pascoe.For discharge from Bodmyn gaol in regard of his great poverty.Reference Book X. p. 253.
May 3Treasury order for the execution of a Treasury warrant, of date 1742, Dec. 2.For an Exchequer lease to Thomas Basnett. coachmaker.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 258.
Petition to the Treasury from the Earl of Rothes.For discharge of the prosecution for 1,804l. 17s.d., due from him as Chamberlain of Fife and Strathearn, and as Sheriff of Aberdeen and Fife.North Britain Book XIV. p. 62.
Royal warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To remit to the merchants and owners of wines seized at Hull, 610l. being the Kings third of the seizures.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 421.
May 7Treasury warrant to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.To enter a noli prosequi to the prosecution against the ship “Nossa Sra. da Guia e Almas,” seized under the Navigation Act.Customs Book XV. p. 440.
May 8Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease of a small building in St. James's Stableyard to Lord Sundon.
Prefixing:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 416–7.
May 9Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For allowance of the following overdrawings for one year to 1744. Lady Day, viz.: 6,188l. 16s.d. on Concordatums; 1,196l. 17s. 0¼d. on Military Contingencies; and 4,952l. 6s. 10¾d. on Barracks.Irish Book IX. pp. 419–20.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the application from Mr. Bowes on behalf of Mr. Thompson, master of a coal vessel in Sunderland port.Customs Book XV. p. 429.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £, in Ireland, Sir John Bruce as Col. of a regiment of foot there.Irish Book IX. p. 418.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.For 1,163l. 7s. 11d. for insurance on victuals for Gibraltar to 1743, Dec. 31.Reference Book X. p. 254.
J. Scrope to Thomas Corbet -Forwarding letters from Customs officers concerning a privateer snow lying near Milford, the enforcement of quarantine at Portsmouth, and as to smugglers running goods at Dungeness and on the Sussex coast and bringing over passengers from France with French passes if not commissions as privateers.Letter Book XX. p. 135.
May 15Same, to Mr. Basket, the King's printer.To comply with the Secretary at War's request, prefixed in extenso, for specified numbers of copies of the Mutiny Act and other Acts relating to the forces, and of the articles and orders for the government of the forces, both at home and abroad.Ibid, pp. 135–6.
May 16J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Francis Davies, collector at Chepstow, and James Hopkins, landwaiter, at BristolCustoms Book XV. p. 430.
May 17Royal warrant countersigned by the Treasury Lords.Confirming the Trustees of Improvements' plan [for the year 1744], and for the employment of 815l. out of savings in preceding years.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 64–5.
Treasury warrant to H. Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.To pay out of woodsales 140l. to Ralph Jenison, Ranger of Swinley Lodge, for 1 year's allowance to Xmas last, for tilling the enclosed grounds at Swinley, &c.
Prefixing:—Said Legge's report on said Jenison's memorial for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 233.
Same to same - - -To provide out of wood sales for repairs at Swinley Lodge, to the amount of 194l. 10s. 10d.
Prefixing:
—As above.
Ibid, p. 234.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.To add 30l. a year to the salary of John Cooke, as assistant to the warehouse keeper of stamped parchment and paper.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on said Cooke's petition.
Ibid, p. 235.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of the Accounts of the Army.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1743–4, Feb. 20 to March 18 (total 3,556 men).Letter Book XX p. 136.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General and Officers of the Board of Works.For John Vardy, clerk of the works at Greenwich, to take care of the King's house there on Mr. Jenning's quitting same, and till a housekeeper be appointed.
Prefixing:—Memorial from said Board.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 210.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a constat of the escheated estate of William. Radcliffe. for the Duke of Richmond and James Brudenell.Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 418–9.
May 18J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the goods salved out of the “St. Dominick and St. Francis” from Malaga, stranded lately near Sandown. Castle.Customs Book XV. p. 430.
May 21Same to same -To civilly pass at Harwich the baggage of Baron D'Ehrthal, Envoy Extraordinary from the Elector of Mainz, he having taken leave of His Majesty and being upon his departure.Ibid.
[Before
May 22]
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Mallie, Surgeon General to the late expedition to America by commission of date 1739, Dec. 26.For his arrears from 1741, Dec. 24, until the return of said forces to Great Britain, which was not till after Dec. 1742.
Minuted:—As under date May 22, supra p. 480. In duplicate, 2 and 2 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Certificate by John Colebrooke, the Paymaster General's deputy in said expedition. 1 page.
(b) Same by Maj. Gen. Thos. Wentworth. 1 page.
(c) Further certificates by said Colebrooke and Wentworth. 1 page.
(d) Order of the Lords Justices of date 1740, July 2, for contingencies allowance to the Physician and Surgeon General to said expedition. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 3.
May 22Petition to the Treasury from Alexander Brodie of Brodie. Lord Lyon.For a grant of the teinds of the lands of Brodie, Dyke, Whitemure. Darklas and Murchall, in the parish of Dyke, co. Elgin.North Britain Book XIV p. 65.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].Concerning French wines on the “Jemima” coming from Calais for Baron de Wasner and Count Fleming.Customs Book XV. p. 431.
Treasury warrant to sameTo accept a composition from Roger Noblett and release him from Lancaster gaol.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 431–2.
Petition to the Treasury from the Duke of Grafton, Warden of Whittlewood Forest.For the purchase of Capt. Brudenell's house at a place called Hanger, in said forest, for purpose of a lodge.Reference Book X. p. 254.
Same to same from Ralph Jenison.For repairs, detailed, at the lodge at Swinley.Ibid.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For the establishing of a chaplain, surgeon, drum major, and piper for the 2nd battalion of the Royal Regiment of Foot, Ireland, from 1743, April 28.Irish Book IX. pp. 420–1.
May 23J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Richard Wheeler, a tidesman at Bristol.Customs Book XV. p. 406.
Petition to the Treasury from John Gilman, late contractor for salt beef for Minorca garrison.For 708l. 6s. 8d. for the extra allowance of 2d. per man per day for the augmentation of 1,000 men from 1739, Sept. 5, to 1741, April 24, when his contract expired.Reference Book X. p. 254.
May 24Treasury warrant to H. Legge, Surveyor General of Woods,For repairs in Windsor Forest to an estimate of 609l. 1s. 4d.
Prefixing:
—Said Legge s representation.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 237.
Same to same -For same in Alice Holt and Woolmer Forests to an estimate of 815l. 15s. 5d.
Prefixing:
—As above.
Ibid, pp. 240–1.
Same to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to Edward Hooper as Paymaster of Pensions 740l. 15s.d. for fees, &c., on his accounts for 1 year to Xmas last.
Prefixing:—Account of said fees as stated by Edward Bangham.
Ibid, p. 238.
May 24Report to the Treasury from the Customs Commissioners, England, dated Custom House, London.On the memorial from the Duke of Bolton, Governor of the Isle of Wight and Vice Admiral of Hants, claiming the property of goods from a wreck in January last and of a stranded Spanish brig in Feb. last.
Minuted:—July 5. Agreed to. 5pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said memorial with reference of date 1744, April 12. 1½pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 5.
Memorial to the Treasury from Arthur Jones Nevill, Esq., Engineer and Surveyor General [Ireland], dated Dublin.For 631l. 15s. 1d. and 911l. 17s. 7d., being the exceeding on the estimates for the new intended armoury in the Artillery Ground, Dublin Castle.
Endorsed:—To be sent to the Lord Lieutenant. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Abstracts of said estimates and exceedings. 4 pages.
Ibid, No. 6.
May 29Accompt by way of report to the Treasury from the Board of Works.Of the several extra works in St. James's Park done in pursuance of the orders of 1743, July 6 and August 3, and 1743–4, Jan. 17. 1 page.Ibid, No. 7.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For the baggage of Mr. Thompson, late minister in France (which is coming thence on the “Jemima” Capt. Clarebut, and the “Duke of Kingston” Capt. Meriton), to be sent to his lodgings in St. James's.Letter Book XX. p. 138.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners.To repay land tax 1744. to officers of under 100l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' representation.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 241.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.To discharge Samuel Pascoe from his confinement in the sheriff's ward at Bodmin, co. Cornwall, on his entering on board a man of war.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 434–5.
Same to same -To remit the King's share of a seizure of raisins to Robert and Lillie Smith, of London, merchants.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 435–6.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Abergavenny.To delivery to the Earl of Dysart of 130 oz. of gilt plate as a gift from the King on the christening of his child: to an estimate of 75l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 211.
May 30J. Scrope to Mr. Corbett -For directions for convoy for the “Pegasus” brig sailed to Spithead with Mr. Woodford's provisions [for Annapolis].Letter Book XX. p. 139.
Petitions to the Treasury from James Hayes et al, detailed severally.To be appointed Receivers General for 1744, for co. Berks and other counties respectively and severally detailed: and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 389–92.
Same from Peter Davenport -For the usual allowances of 3d. per £ as Receiver General of Anglesea. &c.Ibid, p. 384.
May 31Petition to the Treasury from Cecil Mignion Bressan.For extension of lease of the Duchy House near the Savoy.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 419.
Same to same from Henry Grubb.For a new lease on surrender of several messuages in Market Lane, St. James s.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Woodward of New Forest.To fell trees to raise 300l. for 1 year's salaries to officers of said forest to 1744, Lady Day.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 158.
J. Scrope to Thomas CorbettFor convoy for the “Ann,” Capt. Alex. Belcher, which will sail in 10 days for Ireland for provisions for Ruatan, under the contract with Mr. Chauncey Townshend.Letter Book XX. p. 139.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1744, April 15 (total, 3,547 men).Ibid, p. 136.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the delivery of wine to the Chevalier de Champigny charged with the affairs of the Elector of Cologne.Customs Book XV. p. 439.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Vaughan.Concerning his fine for aiding the escape of Hugh Morgan.Reference Book X. p. 255.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General and officers of the Board of Works.For repairs at Col. Fielding's house at the Mews.
Prefixing:—Estimate for same from said Board.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 211.
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The Secretary at War, Sir William Young, to John Scrope, dated War Office.For the replacing of the horses drafted in Ireland for the horse and dragoons in Flanders., which were lost in the passage from Ireland to England. 2pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 10.
June 1Memorial to the Treasury from the Excise Commissioners.Concerning the barbarous usage met with by William Hird. officer of St. Mary Cray, in Rochester collection, and praying offer of a reward.
Endorsed:—Agreed to. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 11.
June 4J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To pass the baggage of Baron Schlenthall, Ambassador Extraordinary from the King of Denmark.Customs Book XV. p. 439.
June 5Same to sameLeave of absence to Richard Kelsall, Surveyor of Liverpool port.Ibid, p. 439.
June 6Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyor General of Lands.On the petition from John Merrill and Frances Killigrew for renewal of lease to the Crown of a parcel of ground called the Castle Hill, co. Cornwall, on which Pendennis Castle is erected. Gives an account of the building of said castle, and of the various leases thereof from the Killigrew family to the Crown from 1610 onwards. 3 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with reference, dated 1744, April 19. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 12.
June 6Petition to the Treasury from Harry Hill, administrator to Edward Lynch, late Receiver General for part of Suffolk.For repayment of 160l. 16s. 4d., overpaid on his account of new duties on houses, anno 1737.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 385.
June 7J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, England and Scotland.For an account (in accordance with the Order in Council) of all the French ships and vessels stopped or detained before the declaration of war against France.Customs Book XV. p. 439; North Britain Book XIV. p. 66.
Petition to the Treasury from Peter Burrell and John Bristow.For 1,953l. 11s. 6d. for victualling Minorca with salt beef for six months.Reference Book X. p. 256.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For an account of the savings to the public, 1743, Lady Day to 1744, Lady Day, from the taking off of the drawback on hops exported to Ireland.Letter Book XX. p. 139.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Francis Dickens of a messuage, &c., in New Forest.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 419–22.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of lodgings, &c., in Whitehall, of which the Bishop of London prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Bishop's petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 423–4.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of John Hayes et al., detailed, as Receivers General for Berks and other counties respectively detailed.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 395–6.
June 8Petition to the Treasury from Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough.For a new lease on surrender of the Fryery of St. James's and of a part of the royal gardens there.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 405.
Same to same from Edmund Waller.For extension of lease of Abbes Park Wood, parcel of the manor of Burnham, co. Bucks.Ibid.
Same to same from Edmund Anguish.Proposing sureties as a Paymaster of Exchequer Bills, loco Edmund Ball.Reference Book X. p. 256.
Same to same from the Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer.For 109l. 5s. 0d. for joining tallies for payments into the Exchequer from the Customs for 1 year to 1742, Xmas.Ibid.
Same to same from Samuel Daniel, Postmaster at Colchester.Concerning the recognizance for prosecuting Michael Neave for theft.Ibid.
Same to same from John Haddy et al., detailed, severally.To be appointed Receivers General for 1744 for part of Devon and for other counties, respectively and severally detailed, and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 392.
June 9J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners [England].To certify to the Attorney General what satisfaction is fit to be made to the officer prosecuting the ship “Nossa Sra. da Guia e Almas,” discharged on the petition of Edmund Field, of London, merchant.Letter Book XX. p. 140.
June 14Same to same [Scotland] -Concerning the delivery of the tobacco bonds of James Coutts, merchant in Montrose, for tobacco imported by him in 1715.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 67–8.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the security of Edmund Anguish as a Paymaster of Exchequer Bills.
Prefixing:—C. Taylor's, the deputy King's Remembrancer, report on the sufficiency of said security.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 244.
Same to Taylor White, Keeper of the Records of the late Commissioners for Forfeited Estates, England.To deliver to the representatives of Chambers Slaughter, his surety bonds as Paymaster of salaries and incidents for Forfeited Estates.
Appending:—Said White's certificate.
Ibid, pp. 245–6.
Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor for Treasury affairs.On the petition of Thomas Vaughan, concerning the estate of William Jones. 4½ pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with order of reference, dated 1744, May 31. 2 pages.
(b) Said Vaughan's affidavit. 2 pages.
(c) Copies of 2 orders of Court for remanding Hugh Morgan for perjury. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 15.
Petition to the Treasury from Daniel Macnamara, of London, merchant, agent for Jacob Cramer, a Dutchman.Concerning oils seized on board the “Nancy” sloop from Rotterdam, under the Act of Navigation.Reference Book X. p. 257.
Same to same from Frank Nicholls, Doctor of Physic.Concerning his security for Henry Badcock, collector of Customs at Penzance, dismissed in 1734 greatly indebted to the Crown.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Joanna Clarke, junr., of several messuages in Jermyn Street and Market Street.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 424–7.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a particular of mines in the hundred of Prestatyn, co. Flint, of which William Glegg, of Gayton prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Glegg's petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 428–9.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Thomas Parr, et al., detailed, as Receivers General for 1744, for co. Bucks and other counties respectively detailed.Affair a of Taxes IV. p. 396–7.
June 14Petition to the Treasury from John Sheppard et al., detailed severally.To the appointed Receiver General for 1744 for co. Southampton and other counties respectively detailed: and proposing sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 393.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Francis Bond -Customs Book XV. p. 439.
Treasury warrant to same -To repay land tax, 1744, to officers of the Customs of under 60l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Ibid, pp. 440–1.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, and all other officers of the Receipt concerned.To make good out of the Sinking Fund the deficiency at Lady Day, 1744, of the duty on wrought plate.
Prefixing:—Statement of British hops exported to Ireland in one year to said date, and certificate of the abovesaid deficiency.
Money Book XLI. pp. 370–1.
June 15Petition to the Treasury from Hugh Dunlop et al., hair merchants, in London.Concerning 1,783 lbs. of human hair shipped at Dunbirk before the declaration of war from France, but taken to Boulogne on the embargo being laid on at Dunkirk, and exported from Boulogne and entered as Flemish hair, but stopped.Reference Book X. p. 258.
June 19Petition to the King from the Royal Africa Company of England, signed by R. Spence, Secretary to said Company.For the issue of the 20,000l. voted in the last session of Parliament for the maintenance of the forts of said Company on the Coast of Africa, this being the season for providing the necessary recruits and supplies
Endorsed:—Issue 10,000l. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 17.
June 21Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor for the Treasury affairs.On the petition of John Feild for payment of money levied on the outlawry of Margaret Cottrill.
Endorsed:—Warrant signed. 1½ pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said Feild's petition, with reference of date 1742, Sept. 1 (Aug. 31). 1½ page.
(b) Affidavit by Elizabeth, widow of said John Feild. 1 page.
(c) Certificate out of the King's Remembrancer's office of the levying of said money. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 19.
Reference to the Customs Commissioners from the Treasury made on an Order of Council, of date June 19.On the petition from Jos. Chitty, owner of the “Mermaid,” Thomas Phillips, master, from Gallipoli and Leghorn, for damages by long detention in quarantine.Customs Book XV. p. 339.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to observe an Order in Council of the 19th June.To permit the French ship “Le don de Dieu,” Henry Allazin, master (from Bordeaux to Boulogne with wines, sent into Dover by Sir John Norris upon the declaration of war with France), to proceed to Boulogne on giving security to answer the value of ship and cargo, in case the Court of France do not release the English ships embargoed or detained in the ports of France contrary to treaties relating thereto.Ibid, p 442.
June 21Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Chitty, of London, merchant.For damage for detention of the “Mermaid,” Thomas Phillips, master.Customs Book XV. p. 441.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For a list for the Treasury of the officers of the Customs at Jamaica and in the Islands and Plantations in America, which are not inserted in any establishment: together with their names “and by whom appointed.”Ibid
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the security of William Williams et al., detailed, for 1744 as Receiver General for Cardigan, &c., and other counties, detailed.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 394, 397.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to William Glegg, of mines in the hundred of Prestatyn, co. Flint.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum and ratal.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 429–33.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of her house and gardens in the Friery, St. James's Park, of which the Duchess of Marlborough prays a new lease on surrender.
Prefixing: —Said Surveyor's report on said Duchess's petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 434–5.
Same to same -For same of part of Shotover and Stowood Forest, co. Oxford, of which Augustus Schutz prays the inheritance.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 436–8.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1744, June 10.For the usual allowance of clothes to William Randall, late a child of the chapel, whose voice has changed: to an estimate of 10l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 212.
June 22J. Scrope to Mr. Stone -Forwarding letters from the Secretary of the Customs of the 15th and 16th inst. relating to outrages by smugglers in Sussex.Letter Book XX. p. 142.
Petition to the Treasury from Harthory Brudenell, late collector of Excise in Exeter collection.For his expenses in defending a malicious prosecution, and for consideration for his services in detecting frauds in that revenue.Reference Book X. p. 258.
Same to same from George Osmond.To be appointed Receiver for part of Devon for 1744.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 393.
June 23Same to same from John Buley, of Topsham, mariner, a smuggler.To be allowed to serve on a privateer or on the quarter-deck, having broken his arm; with a view to his release from prison.Reference Book X. p. 259.
June 25J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account for the Treasury of the receipts from the licences for retailing spiritous liquors on or before June 24 last, and how much thereof has or must be applied for the interest, premio, or other charges on the 1,000,000l. in Exchequer bills, as by the Act of 16 Geo. II.Letter Book XX. p. 141.
June 27Same to same -For a certificate of the deficiency at Xmas, 1743, of the additional stamp duties to meet the 24,000l. per an., payable thereon for 3 per cent. annuities.Ibid, p. 143.
Royal warrant countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £, in Ireland, Sir Luke Schaub on his pension of 600l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 418.
Petition to the Treasury from John Sheppard, Receiver General for [co.] Southampton.For a change in his sureties - -
Referred:—To the Taxes Commissioners.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 386.
Same to same from Fryer Walker.For 241l. 0s. 10d. for keeping up the lamps in and about Westminster Hall, during the last session of Parliament.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 211.
June 28Treasury warrant to the Salt Commissioners.To allow to Joseph Elsome, collector of salt duties in Poole port, 60l. lost by returns of money.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on said Elsome's petitions.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 247–8.
Petition to the Treasury from Peter Murdook et al., assignees of John Love.Concerning the suit pending for 22 years between them and the Advocate General concerning said Love's share in two ships.North Britain Book XIV p. 62.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To permit the East India Company to export two bells on the “Oxford,” Capt. Smith, for Bencoolen, in the East Indies.Customs Book XV. p. 447.
Same to same - -For stay of process against Jonathan Popham and Benjn. Davis.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 448–50.
Same to same -To put into warehouse and examine the goods on board the “Neptune” prize, a French ship with letters of marque, bound from Morlaix to Cadiz, taken by Lord Thomas Bertie, Commander of H.M.S. “Phœnix,” and Captain Chadwicke, commander of the “Gibraltar.”
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 452–3.
Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Cockburne, master of the ship “Good Intent.”Concerning a seizure of contraband goods bought for a particular service for the Government.Reference Book X. p. 259.
June 28Petition to the Treasury from John Beach.For payment of 125l. levied on the outlawry of James Payn, late of London, merchant, his debtor.Reference Book X. p. 259.
Same to same from Richard Reddall et al., detailed.To be appointed Receiver General for 1744, for co. Beds, and other counties respectively detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 393.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1744, June 24 quarter's income of the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 393–4.
Same to same -For same of same of the General Fund -
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 395–6.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of George Osmond and Robert Austen for 1744, as Receivers General for Devon and Surrey respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 398.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to the Duchess of Marlborough of a house, &c., in the Friery, St. James's Park.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 438–44.
Same to same -For same to the Bishop of London of lodgings in Whitehall.
Prefixing:—Particular in Latin, &c., as above.
Ibid, pp. 444–8.
June 29Petition to the Treasury from John Thornhaugh, representative of Sir Thomas Hewett.Concerning the prosecution for said Hewett's taking fallen timber in Sherwood forest in 1714.Reference Book X. p. 233.
Same to same from William Axtell, formerly Postmaster at Tring.For discharge, having been in prison 8 years on a debt to the Crown.Ibid, p. 259.