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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1744, July-September', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 573-583. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92058 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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1744, July–September

July 5Royal warrant to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.For the sheriff of Worcester to pay to Elizabeth Feild 37l. levied on Margaret Cottrill.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 462.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet attending, for a bill to pass the Privy Seal.To discharge the Earl of Stair of the value of plate (5,894 oz. 11 dwt. white, and 1,066 oz. 2 dwt. gilt) issued to him as Ambassador, &c., to the States General.
Appending:—Certificate by Ed. Yardley, Groom of the Jewel Office.
Ibid. pp. 454–5.
Four separate Treasury warrants to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, &c.To renew several lost annuity orders and tallies in the name of John de la Porte, of St. Martin's Lane, London, hair merchant, same being originally in the name of James Deprez, Andrew Chadwick, and Mary Temple.
Prefixing:—Affidavit and certificate.
Order Book XVIII. pp. 126–7.
July 5Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer, or his deputy.To change the surety of John Sheppard, Receiver General of co. Southampton.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 386–7.
Same to same - -To take the sureties of Richard Reddall et al., detailed, as Receivers General for 1744 for co Beds, and other counties, detailed.Ibid, p. 398.
Petition to the Treasury from Arnold Nesbit, of London, merchant.On behalf of Thomas Knox, of Bordeaux, merchant, concerning French wine shipped at Dunkirk before the declaration of war, on the “Hyam,” stopped there among other English vessels, but since discharged.Reference Book X. p. 260.
J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.Transmitting for reference the petition of the Duke of Athole and of the Presbytery of Dundee concerning the lately discovered duties and fees belonging to the cathedral church of Dunkeld.North Britain Book XIV. p. 72.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Hubert Tassell, collector at Jamaica, and Robert Corner, tidesman in fee, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 453.
July 6Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against Sir Charles Hanbury Williams. Paymaster General of the Marines, on his accounts.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 248.
July 10J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1744, May 13. (Total 3,528 men.)Letter Book XX. p. 136.
July 12Treasury warrant to the Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To discharge Samuel Daniel, of Colchester, inn holder, of a forfeited recognizance.
Appending:—Pipe Roll estreat of said recognizance.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 248–9.
Same to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For repairs in Whittlewood Forest to an estimate of 235l. 17s. 3d.
Prefixing:
—Said Legge's report.
Ibid, p. 249.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, England.For the delivery to Monsieur Capello, Ambassador from the State of Venice, of French wine on board the “Jemima,” Captain Clarebut.Customs Book XV. p. 453.
Treasury warrant to sameFor the delivery to the Duke of Bolton, as Governor of the Isle of Wight, of the wreck goods of a brig stranded in Sandown Bay.Ibid, p. 454.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1744, July 10.For the provision of chapel furniture for the Earl of Holdernesse as Ambassador Extraordinary to the Republic of Venice: to an estimate of 408l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p 212.
July 12Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, &c.To renew a lost annuity order in the name of Andrew Trebeck.
Prefixing:—Affiadvit and certificate.
Order Book XVIII. p. 430.
July 13Sir William Yonge Secretary at War, to John Scrope, dated War Office.Certifying the pay due to Dr. Robert Dalrymple as Physician General in the American Expedition, 1742, June 25 to Dec. 24.
Endorsed:—With notes of the like due to Mr. Duroure, Mr. Mallie and Dr. Graham. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Charles Monson and Sir William Yonge, dated Pay Office, Horse Guards, 1744, July 10, certifying the sum due as above. 1 page.
(b) Certificate by General Thos. Wentworth, dated London, 1742–3, March 2, as to Dalrymple's service. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 25
July 17Sir John. Cope to [? John Scrope], dated Edinburgh.Praying orders to at once commence the road intended to be made from Dumbarton to Inverary, as by a survey to be made by Mr. Caw[l]field, Inspector of the Roads, who is very knowing in everything relating to the King's service in Scotland.
Minuted:—August 2. Prepare a warrant. 1½ pages.
Ibid, No. 26.
July 18Royal warrant countersigned by the Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £ Ireland, Lieut. Col. Edward Pole. Major Charles Jefferyes, and Major General Charles Frampton.Irish Book IX. pp. 425–6.
Same countersigned by same to sameFor the temporalities of the see of Raphoe to be paid to the present Bishop, Dr. William Barnard, from the date of the death of his predecessor, Dr. Nicholas Forster.Ibid, p. 427.
July 19J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Richard Nicholls, deputy searcher, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 454.
Same to same -Forwarding 2 letters from Prince Sherbitoff, the Russian Minister, concerning hangings and carpets which he desires to be passed as part of his equipage, &c.Letter Book XX. p. 146.
Same to Mr. Adams, Clerk of the Stables.Forwarding Mr. Pouchoud's letter sent to Mr. Pelham, in reply to one from Mr. Pelham to him signifying His Majesty's having laid aside his intention of going abroad this summer: for the Duke of Richmond to give directions as to the matters therein.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Remembrancer to the Exchequer.To discharge John Brown, of Baddow Magna, of a forfeited recognizance.
Prefixing:—Pipe Roll estreat of said recognizance.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 250.
July 19Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to Lord Abergavenny of date 1744, July 10.For the provision of 5,893 oz. of white plate and 1,066 oz. of gold plate to the Earl of Holdernesse, as Ambassador Extraordinary to the Republic of Venice, being the usual allowance on the like occasion: to an estimate of 3,100l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 212.
July 20J Scrope to W. Benson [one of the Auditors of Imprests].Concerning the accompt of George Feilding, only surviving son of Israel Feilding, deceased, formerly Commissary and Comptroller of Stores and Provisions, of moneys received and paid 1689–92 for a privy seal to pass (in case the said account be meant for a final account) for passing same, on condition said Israel Fielding waive all pretence to any balance.Letter Book XX. pp. 146–7.
Petition to the Treasury from Lord Geo. Beauclerk, keeper of Bagshot Lodge, in Windsor Forest.For repair of the outside rails of the lodge.Reference Book X. p. 260.
Same to same from George, Earl of Cromarty, Chamberlain of the Earldom of Ross and Lordship of Ardmeanach.Concerning the 6,000l. arrears of rent due before 1743, for the crops in the said two districts for which he stands charged in the Exchequer of Scotland: for the remission of same, as usually done to his predecessors: all in consideration of zeal for the Government.North Britain Book XIV. p. 90; Reference Book X. p. 260.
Same to same from Duncan Robertson.Concerning his title to the barony of Strowan, co. Perth, as presumptive heir to Alexander Robertson of Strowan, who was concerned in the rebellion in 1690.North Britain Book, Ibid.
Same to same from William Bogdani.For a reversionary lease of two water corn mills at Hitchin, Herts, and of the profits of the fair and market there, and of the manor and royalty of Hitchin.Crown Lease Book VI. p. 427.
Same to same from Robert, Earl of Holdernesse.For a grant for three lives of the office of bailiff and steward of Richmond Fee, &c., co. York.Ibid.
July 27Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For the warehousekeeper of London port to pay to Jos. Cockburne the King's share of the seizure of the “Good Intent” cutter.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book. XV. pp. 454–5.
Henry Fane to same forwarding an Order of the Privy Council.For obliging ships coming from the port of St. Cruz or any other port of West Barbary in the Atlantic to perform quarantine: to the end proper directions may be given therein.Ibid, p. 456.
July 31Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer Scotland, dated Edinburgh, Exchequer Chamber.On the petition of Kenneth Mackenzie, of Seaforth, commonly called Lord Fortrose, concerning his father's forfeited estates and the feu duties thereon. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV No. 29.
Same from same, dated sameOn the petition from John, Earl of Rothes, concerning the sums owing to the Crown from him, viz.: 1,229l. 1s. 211/12d. sterling, as Chamberlain of Fife and Strathearn (for 1727–1732), and 526l. 18s. 9⅓d., as sheriff of Fife (for 1727–1743). 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with order of reference of date 1744, May 28. 1½pages.
Ibid, No. 30.
[After
July 31]
Undated draft of a royal warrant.For discharging Thomas, Earl of Had- dington, of 316l. 14s. 07/12d. sterling, due to the Crown for old blenches, &c., from his grandfather, as sheriff of Haddington, from 1716 to his death on the 26th Oct., 1735. 1½pages.
Appending
:—a) Report from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated 1744, July 31, on said Earl's petition for same. 1 page.
(b) Said Earl's petition with order of reference dated 1744, July 6. 2 pages.
Ibid, No. 31.
Aug. 1Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a bill to pass the Privy Seal.To discharge Lord Carteret of 1,002 oz. 7 dwt. of plate issued to him as Secretary of State.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 468–9.
Aug. 2Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, England.To sell several houses of Sir Maltis Ryall, indebted to the Crown in 8.000l. for duties on coals.
Prefixing:—(a) Report to the said Commissioners from their solicitor, H. Simon, (b) Same to the Treasury from said Commissioners.
Customs Book XV. pp. 457–9.
Same to sameFor goods out of the prize “Nostra Sra. de L'Assumption e St. Petri,” to be reshipped for foreign parts without entry.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Ibid, pp. 459–60.
Petition to the Treasury from the Duke of Bolton, Lord Warden of New Forest.For directions for repairs at several lodges in said forest.Reference Book X. p. 260.
Same to same from John Watts, of Bristol, dealer in cider and vinegar maker.For allowance of duty on cider subsequently made into vinegar.Ibid.
Aug. 3J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of the Accounts of the Army.Forwarding the Paymaster of the Forces' memorial for contracting for [the clothing of] the regiment of invalids and the 25 independent companies of invalids.Letter Book XX. p. 148.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Heath.Concerning his recognizances for Bates Howard, Mary Howard, and Eliz. Davis, at the Quarter Sessions at Westminster, 1731.Reference Book X. p. 260.
Aug. 5J Scrope to the Excise Commissioners.With Treasury instructions for the release of Joseph Cockburn from his imprisonment in Wood Street Compter.Letter Book XX. p. 149.
Aug. 7Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Edinburgh, Exchequer Chamber.On the memorial from John Murray, of Philiphaugh, for a grant of 672l. 4s. 5⅓d., the balance of the rents of Ettrick Forest remaining in the hands of David Rutherford, collector thereof.
In duplicate. 2 and 1 pages.
Appending:
—(a) Said Murray's memorial. 1 page.
(b) State of the Receiver General's accompts for the lordships of Dunbar and Ettrick Forest at Whitsuntide, 1742. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 32.
Aug. 8Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords.For a grant to the ministers of Dunkeld, Abernyte and Benvie and their successors, of certain duties, fees and salaries formerly belonging to the cathedral church of Dunkeld.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 96–8.
Aug 9Petition to the Treasury from Richard Gildart, junr.To be appointed Receiver General for co. Lancaster for 1744.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 393.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Edward Parsons et al. as Receivers General for 1744 for Whitehall et al.Ibid, p. 398.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of 14 houses in Queen Street and Holborn. &c., of which Martin Folkes, of Hillington, co. Norfolk, prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Folkes's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. p. 449.
Same to same -To permit the Bishop of London to remove nuisances (necessary houses, &c.) from his house in Duke St., Westminster.Ibid, p. 450.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1743, June 23.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's service at St. James's: to an estimate of 595l.Lord Chamber' loin's Warrant Book II. p. 214.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Auditors of Imprests.To pass Charles Stanhope's final account for 1729–1732 as late Treasurer of the Chamber.
Appending:—Deputy Auditor of Imprests' state of said account.
King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 491–3.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For George and William Hawes, sureties of James Baily, late tobacco merchant, to discharge their debt to the Crown by instalments.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. pp. 460–1.
Aug. 9Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To deliver to Arnold Nesbit, of London, merchant, French wines, on paying duties.
Prefixing:—As above.
Customs Book XV. pp. 461–2.
Same to sameFor the captors of the “St. Joakim” prize to declare what part of the cargo they intend for reshipment, or to pay the duties for the whole.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 462–4.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To deliver up to Hatch Moody the bond of his late father James Moody as security for Thomas More, the officer appointed to make out army debentures.
Prefixing:—Hatch Moody's petition. Appending:—Certificate by James Thomas, a deputy Auditor of Imprests.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 258–9.
Memorial to the Treasury from John Anstis, Garter King of Arras, as executor of his father, John Anstis, late Garter King of Arms.For the balance of 400l. remaining due on the investitures of Prince Frederick of Hesse Cassel and Frederick, Duke of Saxe Gotha, with the Order of the Garter in 1741.
Endorsed:—1744, Sept. 6, agreed to. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 34.
Aug. 15Hen. Fane to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.Concerning delivery of the Earl of Stair's wine, fixtures and furniture which he had in Holland when ambassador, and are now arrived in Scotland.North Britain Book XIV. p. 99.
Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Houghland, of London, factor.In behalf of Thomas Bryer, of Weymouth, merchant, concerning a seizure of rum from Guernsey on the “Morning Star,” Gregory Olive, master.Reference Book X. p. 261.
Aug. 17J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Transmitting from the Treasury papers relating to the forage for the army abroad, for the fraud complained of to be inquired into.Letter Book XX. p. 148.
Aug. 28Same to the Excise Commissioners.For an account of the gross and net produce of the Excise for the 2 years ended at Midsummer last.Ibid, p. 149.
Aug. 30Treasury warrant to Owen Brereton. Paymaster of the Lotteries.To pay to Frances Barker, widow, 52l. 12s. 0d. for 6 months interest due 1720, Sept. 29, on 2,630l. subscribed into the South Sea Company in benefit tickets of the 1st and 2nd lotteries, 1719.
Prefixing:—Said Barker's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 259–60
Same to same, in accordance with petition, ut supra Vol. IV., pp. 7–8, under date, 1738–9, Feb. 2.To similarly pay arrears of interest on certain tickets detailed, in the 2nd lottery, 1719, to Samuel Barnard, John Whittle, Samuel Goldsbury, Thomas Jones. James Front in, John Hill, Richard Willoughby and William Griffith: all on production of certificates from Henry Fane, Peter Leheup and Christopher Lowe.Ibid, p. 260.
Aug. 30Treasury warrant to Owen Brereton, Paymaster of the Lotteries, in accordance with petition ut supra. Vol. IV.. pp. 7–8, under date 1738–9, Feb. 2.To pay arrears of interest on tickets. detailed, in the first lottery. 1719. to John Downer. Denham Hammond. Samuel Barnard and Sir Richard Vernon.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 261
Same to sameTo similarly pay arrears on same, detailed, to Frances Barker.
Prefixing:—Said Barker's petition.
Ibid, pp. 261–2.
Same to the Excise CommissionersTo allow to John Watts, of Bristol, dealer in cider and vinegar maker, the duty of 4s. a hogshead on cider converted into vinegar.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report on Watts's petition.
Ibid, p. 263.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding two monthly lists from T. Revell of men victualled at Gibraltar to July 8. (Totals 3,518 men and 3,559 men.)Letter Book XX. p. 136.
Sept 5Same to the Postmaster General.Conveying the Treasury consent to the increased yearly charge of the Gibraltar and Port Mahon packet boats.Ibid, p. 147.
Sept 6Treasury warrant the H. Legge.For works and repairs in Richmond New Park to an estimate of 1,066l. 12s. 6d.
Prefixing
:—Said Legge's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXXVII. pp. 265–6.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For the provision of liveries for 1744, for the Master of His Majesty's Barges and for 48 Royal Watermen and 12 Watermen at pension: to an estimate of 3421.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 127.
Same for same of same to same.For same for Mrs Alice Bill, herbstrewer in ordinary to His Majesty.Ibid, p. 167.
Treasury order of notification to the Paymaster of the Forces, the Auditors of Imprests and all concerned.For the establishment of staff officers. detailed, in South Britain (established from 1743–4. Feb. 26) to cease from 1744. August 8.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 3.
Sept 7Petition to the Treasury from Jacob Elton, of Bristol. merchant.On behalf of himself et al., the captors of the French ship “La Catherine,” taken in her voyage from San Domingo to Nantes, now at Bristol, for leave to land her cargo.Reference Book X. p. 261.
Same to same from Michael Miller, of Bristol, merchant.On behalf of himself et al., the captors of the “Queen of Angels” [a French ship] taken in the same voyage, and now at Bristol: for same.Ibid.
Same to same from Richard Drake et al.For the sale of the Spanish ship “Nuestra Senora del Camino,” now lying perishing at Portsmouth, having been captured 1739, July 17. by Lord Augustus Fitzroy, in the “Eltham.” who died in the West Indies before proper directions given for the condemnation of said prise.Ibid, p. 262.
Sept. 12Report to the Treasury from Edw. Greenley, Kings Proctor in the Courts of Admiralty, dated Doctors Commons.On the memorial from Richard Drakeford, Thomas Fisher, and Edward Jasper, concerning the application of the prize money arising from the Spanish prize “Nuestra Senora del Camino,” taken by the “Eltham” in July, 1739, and ever since detained at Portsmouth in a perishing condition.
Endorsed:—1744, Sept. 13 read. Agreed to. 2 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said memorial of Drakeford, &c., with order of reference of date 1744, Sept. 7 (Sept. 6). 2pages.
(b) Affidavit as to the state of the said ship about August, 1744. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXV. No. 3.
H. Fane to Mr. Sharpe -Concerning the rewards of 200l. payable to Mr. Davis for apprehending Henry Barret and — Bowring.Letter Book XX. p. 150.
Sept. 13Treasury warrant to the Salt Commissioners.To repay land tax 1744, to salt officers of under 100l. per an. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' representation for same.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 229.
J. Scrope to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.Forwarding the complaints of Mr. Ridge and George Coles, of Portsmouth, of the removing of the bound stones of the King's lands to their prejudice.Letter Book XX. p. 150.
Same to same -To consider and report to the Treasury a state of the Savoy.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General and officers of the Board of Works.For repairs at Mr. Swiny's (storekeeper to the Stables) house in the Mews: to an estimate of 402l.
Prefixing
:—Memorial from said Board.
Lord Chamberlain Warrant Book II. pp. 214–5.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to the Duke of Richmond and James Brudenell of the escheated estate of William Radcliffe, deceased.
Prefixing. &c.—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 451–4.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to the Paymaster of the Forces, 7,699l. 2s. 1d. for bills detailed, drawn by Maj. Gen. Wentworth for transport for the Dutch troops.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 5.
Sept. 14Petition to the Treasury from Charles Churchill.For repairs at the gates and lodges, &c. detailed, in Hyde Park.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 215.
Same to same from John Gilman, of Cork, late contractor for furnishing Minorca with beef.For 1,855l. 4s. 2d. representing the losses on his contract in the last 2 years by the “Catherine” of Cork, lost near Granada, in 1736, the “Yorkshire Molly,” detained for 2 years under embargo, &c., 1738–40. and the “Prince Hendrick” of Zeland, taken by the Spaniards in 1739.Reference Book X. p. 262.
Sept. 17Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyor General of Lands.On the petition of the Rt. Hon. Lady Isabella Scott, for a new lease of the manors of Whaplode and Moulton Bewsolas. 1 page.
Appending:
—(a) Said petition with order of reference dated 1742, June 22. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXV. No. 5.
Sept. 19Memorial to the Treasury from Mat. Woodford, contractor for the victualling of Placentia and Annapolis.Praying that Mr. Townshend may share with him only in the victualling of the augmentation of 422 men, not in the whole victualling of said garrison so augmented.
Minuted:—Ut supra p. 520 under date 1744, Sept. 20. 1½ pages
Ibid, No. 7.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords to Edward Greenley, Procurator General in the Courts of Admiralty.For the ship “Nuestra Senora del Camino” (taken by the “Eltham”), and her cargo to be inventoried and sold.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 9.
An account signed by Joseph Chitty and dated London, being copy of an account as annexed to a petition to the King.Of the damage he sustained by the performance of quarantine in July, 1743, by the ship “Mermaid,” Captain Phillips. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXV. No. 8.
Sept. 20Petition to the Treasury from Philip Chapman.To be appointed Receiver General for 1744, for co. Hunts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 393.
Sept. 21J. Scope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the harsh dismissal of Henry Brouncker from his office of collector of Customs at Basse Terre, St. Christopher, by Mr. Dinwiddie.Customs Book XV. pp. 464.
Petition to the Treasury from Joseph Chitty, of London.Concerning the Exchequer decree demanding the great duty on raisins entered as Lexia raisins.Reference Book X. p. 263.
Sept. 25J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Samuel Beves, a tidesman, Lyme [Regis] port.Customs Book XV. p. 464.
Same to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.For preparation of the proper signature in accordance with the reports on the petitions of the Marquess of Tweeddale and the Earl of Haddington.North Britain Book XIV. p. 72.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.Forwarding 2 bills of Charles Lord Cornwallis, Constable of the Tower, for safekeeping prisoners and for contingencies.Letter Book XX. p. 151.
Sept. 27Same to the Customs Commissioners.To report their opinion on an order of a committee of the Privy Council concerning permitting the export of tobacco to France during the war.Customs Book XV. p. 465.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of several messuages in and near Holborn, of which Samuel Bever prays a further term.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Bever's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VI. pp. 454–5.
Sept. 27Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties of Philip Chapman, as Receiver General for 1744, for co. Hunts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 398.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Wardrobe.For a livery for 1744, for Mr. Grower, ratkiller in ordinary to His Majesty: to an estimate of 14l. or thereabouts.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 167.
Same for, same of same to same.For same for the 3 under gamekeepers of the game about Newmarket: to an estimate of 75l.Ibid.
Same for same of same to same.For same for the late Queen's watermen, detailed: to an estimate of 148l.Ibid, p. 201.
Same for same of same to same.For the provision of furniture for His Majesty's use at St. James's: to an estimate of 300l.Ibid, p. 214.
Sept. 28J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Joseph Cokburne to be discharged from his imprisonment in Poultry Compter.Customs Book XV. p. 466.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.For the release forthwith, as above, of Joseph Cokburne from the Poultry Compter.Letter Book XX. p. 152.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Concerning the account of Mr. Lefevre, omitted to be noticed in their report of the 22nd inst., on Jean Baptist Zanier's memorial relating to forage abroad: and enclosing papers, detailed, relating thereto.Ibid.