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'Warrants for Minor Appointments: 1744', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 643-655. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92065 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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TABLE III.
1744.
Letters Patents, Royal Sign Manuals and Warrants, Treasury Warrants, Commissions and Orders relating to Appointments.
1743–4.
Date.Nature of Order or Entry and Substance of Appointment.Reference.
1743.
Dec. 12
Royal letters patent. George Earl of Cholmondeley, Keeper of the Privy Seal, loco Lord John Gower.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 1–2.
1743–4.
Jan. 7
Treasury warrant. Maynard Nickalls and Daniel Thomas, watchmen in London port, loco James Farr and John Fitch, at the established allowances, and 2s. a night in the summer, and 2s. 6d. in the winter, when employed.Customs Book XV. p. 391.
Jan. 9Royal letters patent. Edward Barker, of the Inner Temple, to be one of the Barons of the Exchequer, loco George Clive, lately deceased: with all fees, &c., due and accustomed (except all fees paid by the King's receivers to John Sotherton, Esq., father of John Sotherton, formerly one of the Barons of the Exchequer, for the receipt and examination of the accounts of the receivers and ministers of cos. York, Bucks, Beds., Oxford, Berks., South Wales, and Duchy of Cornwall, and afterwards paid for same to Sir William Bromley, and lately to Sir Richard Weston, both Barons to the Exchequer, amounting to 73l. per an.) together with 100 marks per an. of lawful money of Great Britain, in lieu of the above sum so excepted.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 377–8
Jan. 17Treasury warrant. Robert Corner, preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, London, loco Thomas Simmonds, superannuated; John Berry, preferred to same, Bristol port, loco Chas. Barnett, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 390.
? Jan. 17Same. William Biging, a tidesman inferior list, Bristol port, loco John Berry, preferred.Ibid.
Same. Thomas Smith, distributor of stamps, co. Cambridge, loco Charles Percy, deceased.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 58.
Jan. 26Same. James Campbell, landcarriage waiter at Glasgow, loco William Brown, dismissed, at 20l. per an.; Robert Morrison, a tidesman at Port Glasgow, loco Charles Ranken, who has not appeared; John Brunton, a watchman of the salt duty at Kirkcaldy, loco John Kelty, who has not appeared.North Britain Book XIII. p. 510.
Jan. 26Treasury warrants to the Customs Commissioners. Charles Rogers, Surveyor of Customs at Bideford, and John Thurston, John Harrison, and Ambrose Harvey, landwaiters there, all locis John Ford, William Coham, John Wise, and William Halls, dismissed in regard of frauds committed there.Customs Book XV. p. 391.
Same. James Fuller, surveyor at Wells, loco William Buck, resigned; John Godfrey, junr., to succeed his father as Comptroller of the East India Warehouses in London port, rendered incapable of service; John Trick, waiter and searcher at Barnstaple, loco Edward Hill, deceased; Henry Bennet, noontender, London port, loco William Fritter, deceased.Ibid.
Treasury commission. Robert Hague, junr., surveyor of houses, co. Derby, loco Robert Hague, senr., dismissed, at 50l. per an. salary.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 377.
Jan. 31Treasury warrants. Joseph Knocker, a tidesman and boatman at Dover, loco Ambrose Brown, superannuated; Charles Savage to succeed Knocker as tidesman in the inferior list [London port]; John Lane, deputy comptroller at Bideford, to be placed on the establishment of the Customs at 20l. per an., loco Anthony Pritchard, dismissed.Customs Book XV. p. 391.
Treasury letters patent. Henry Fane, Peter Lehup, Christopher Lowe, Joseph Wight, Metcalf Graham, John Kirrill, James Moneypenny, and Elfred Staples to be the managers for exchanging lottery tickets of the 1743 lottery and for making, signing and delivering out certificates in lieu thereof.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 195–6.
Feb. 1Same. Taylor White, keeper of all the records, muniments, books, and other writings relating to the Forfeited Estates in England (relating to the claims, judgments, decrees, determinations, contracts, and other matters concerning the said estates): loco George Turbill, deceased: with directions to take a proper house in some convenient place to be approved of by the Treasury for an office to keep said records in until the Treasury shall think fit otherwise to lodge same: all with the yearly sum of 200l.Ibid, pp. 201–2.
Feb 8Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal of Great Britain to constitute Mansfeldt Cardonnel a Commissioner of Customs and salt duties [Scotland], loco James Cardonnel: the new commissioners to be George Lord Ross, Richard Somers, Colin Campbell, Alexander Arbuthnot and Mansfeldt Cardonnel. (Letters patent dated 1743–4, Feb. 18.)North Britain Book XIV. pp. 14–15.
Feb. 15Treasury warrants. Peter Watson and Alexander Affleck, tidesmen at Anstruther, locis William Carstairs and Daniel McDuff, dismissed; Alexander Henderson, a boatman at Cromarty in the precinct of Inverness, loco Alexander Urquhart, deceased.Ibid, p. 13.
Feb. 16Treasury commission. Thomas Woodward, junr., surveyor of houses, co. Midd., loco Thomas Cross, deceased, at 50l. per an. salary.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 377.
Feb. 21Treasury warrants. Joseph Hindes, a tidesman in the inferior list, London port, loco Nicholas Rolfe, resigned; Charles Bannister, a boatman at Lynn, loco Richard Brown, deceased; Samuel Browning preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, London port, loco Jos. Nossiter, deceased; John Smith to succeed Browning in the inferior list.Customs Book XV. p. 395.
Feb. 28Treasury warrants. David Patterson, a tidesman at Newcastle, loco Ralph Haswell, deceased; Thomas Kennedy, a landcarriage man, London port, loco William Sherwood, superannuated.Customs Book XV. p. 395.
March 1Same. Anthony Swallowes, a land coastwaiter and searcher at Ipswich, at 40l. per an. on the establishment, and to reside constantly at said port, and take care of the lading and discharge of coast vessels, both inwards and outwards; Robert Blackler, a tidesman and boatman at Falmouth, loco John Chappell, superannuated.Ibid.
Same approving of a presentment, prefixed, in extenso, from the Customs Commissioners for Henry Sallowes to be land coast waiter and searcher at Ipswich, “Mr. Kettilby, the collector at Ipswich, having represented that the river at Ipswich not being deep enough, even at high water, for ships of burthen to sail from the keys with their full lading, they take in the remainder of their cargo at a place called Dunham Bridge, 3 miles down the river, where the surveyor, landwaiter, and coastwaiter, are obliged to attend, by which means the masters of coast vessels which clear out from Ipswich are frequently obliged to be at the expense of sending messengers to Ipswich, are often delayed for want of the said officer's attendance to clear them out, and sometimes to their great prejudice have lost their tides as well as their markets, which has caused great clamour among the masters against the officers: and the said Kettilby, having represented that great frauds may be committed during the time of the surveyor, landwaiter, and coastwaiter's attendance down the river, whereby the coast trade is left entirely ungarded: he is therefore of opinion an officer should be established under the character of land coastwaiter and searcher, to reside constantly at the port, and take care of the lading and discharge of coast vessels both inwards and outwards.”Ibid, pp. 401–2.
March 6Same. Joseph Burroughs, a weighing porter, London port, loco John Fairchild, deceased.Ibid, p. 396.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to procure Pitt Wyre to be appointed deputy to Thomas Evans, a King's waiter, London port, loco Charles Rogers, lately preferred.Ibid, p. 402.
March 20Treasury warrant. Robert Milln, surveyor at the port of Montrose, loco Alexander Milln, superannuated.North Britain Book XIV. p. 25.
Treasury letters patent. Henry Simon, third solicitor in the Customs, loco William Graves, superseded. (“Third Solicitor to carry on the prosecutions upon all bonds, all criminal prosecutions, prosecutions in the Crown Office, and in Doctors Commons, and upon appeals or other business depending before the Council from the Plantations, or from the islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Man.”)Customs Book XV. p. 405.
Treasury warrants. Thomas Taphouse, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Robert Corner, preferred, “and in case a deputation hath issued for the said office to Francis Goddard [then] to supersede same, he having declined said office”; Thomas Murray, weigher at Topsham, Exeter port, loco George Street, deceased.Ibid, p. 403.
March 24Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords. James Hay, Warden of the Mint and Coinage House in Scotland, loco George Kennedy, deceased: with the salary of 150l. per an.North Britain Book XIV. p. 31.
Same. Wyvill Boteler and George Clerk Maxwell to be Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer Court, Scotland, for life on surrender by William Allanson.
Followed by:—Entry of said Allanson's surrender, dated 1743, August 18.
Ibid, pp. 32, 35.
1744.
March 29
Treasury warrants. Alexander Lamb, a watchman at Barking, London port, loco William Reynolds, deceased; George Wills, a tidesman and boatman at Poole, loco Thomas Gaden, resigned; Cuthbert Ogle, a tidesman at Newcastle, loco William Spore, superannuated.Customs Book XV. p. 403.
March 30Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal to constitute Robert Mathew as Clerk of the Jewels, loco Robert Sedgwick (letters patent dated 1744, April 19).King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 394.
April 3Treasury warrant. Charles Lutwidge, an additional supervisor of the coast of Lancaster, Westmorland and Cumberland to act in conjunction with Thomas Briggs, surveyor of the riding and preventive officers for those coasts; with an established salary of 50l., the salary of said Briggs being reduced to 70l. per an.Customs Book XV. p. 411.
Same for royal letters patent. Richard Lewis, gent, comptroller of Customs in Gloucester port, loco Gabriel Harris, junr.Ibid, p. 412.
Same for same. Gabriel Harris, searcher of Customs, Gloucester port, loco his father, Gabriel Harris, deceased.Ibid.
Treasury warrants, Thomas Rawlinson, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Robert Skinner, deceased; David Lyth, chief boatman in the “Humber” sloop at Hull, loco William Day, resigned.Ibid, p. 403.
Treasury letters patent nominating the following as Receivers of the 1744 lottery for 600,000l. as by the act of the present session, viz.:—James Collier, Daniel Race, Elias Simes, Andrew Prime, Richard Handes, Ralph Morrison, and William Stone, Cashiers of the Bank of England.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 223.
April 5Treasury warrants. Alexander Robertson, a watchman of the salt duty at Borrowstounness, loco James Glen, who has not appeared; John Young, a tidesman, ibid, loco Patrick McFarlane, deceased; George Spring, same at Leith. loco William Goldie, dismissed; Charles Venters, same at Prestonpans, loco Thomas Craik, dismissed; Adam Lees, a watchman of the salt duty at Borrowstounness, loco Andrew Kemp, resigned.North Britain Book XIV. p. 13.
Same. Joseph Cole, a watchman, London port, loco James Annand, superannuated.Customs Book XV. p. 403
April 12Same. Thomas Pryse, waiter and searcher at Aberystwith, Aberdovey port, loco David Davies, deceased; John Prowse, a tidesman and boatman at Plymouth, loco Henry Luce, deceased.Ibid.
April 17Treasury warrants. Robert Lloyd, waiter and searcher at Beaumaris, loco Henry Jones, deceased; Isaac Byerly, boatman at Bewley, Cowes port, loco Henry Facey, superannuated; John Murray, preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, London port; Michael Boatson to succeed him in the inferior list; John Bolton, in inferior list, ibid, loco Thomas Garner, dismissed.Customs Book XV. p. 411.
Treasury letters patent. Daniel Stow, junr., searcher of Customs, Chichester port, loco Hugh Roberts, whose commission is determined.Ibid, p. 420.
April 19Treasury warrants. John McAllister, a boatman at Greenock, Glasgow port, loco Neil Crawford, dismissed; George Ramsay, landwaiter and searcher at Leith, loco William Towry, preferred; John Rolls to succeed said Ramsay as landwaiter and searcher at Anstruther.North Britain Book XIV. p. 13.
1743.
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April 26
Same. William Penleaze, a tide surveyor, London port, loco Daniel Greene, deceased; James Farr, a boatman at Sidmouth, Exeter port, loco John Satchell, superannuated; John Tucker, a tidesman at Ilfracombe, loco Roger Berrisford, dismissed; John Belt, a waterman, London port, loco Mich. Boatson, preferred.Customs Book XV p. 411
Same. John Wynn, waiter and searcher at Mostyn and Flint, Chester port, loco Henry Walsh, deceased; Henry Heyes, a tidesman at Liverpool, loco James Blevin, superannuated; Maxwell Hamilton, a landwaiter, ibid, loco William Stoakes, superannuated.Ibid, p. 419.
1744.
April 26
Royal letters patent. Robert Sutton, Master of the Staghounds on the North side of Trent, with a salary of 800l. per an., loco Evelyn, Duke of Kingston-upon-Hull.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 412–3.
April 27Same. Solomon Dayrolle, Master of all and singular our Revels, Jests, and Masquerades in ordinary, loco Charles Lee, deceased, with the fee of 10l. per an.Ibid, pp. 425–6.
May 1Treasury warrants. Thomas Stone, preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, London port, loco William Penleaze, preferred; George Oliver to succeed Stone in the inferior list; Otho Popham, a tidesman and boatman at Falmouth.Customs Book XV. p. 419.
Same. Thomas Renwicke, a landcarriage man, Newcastle port, loco James Ilderton, resigned; Joseph Warriner to succeed him as tidesman, ibid.Ibid, p. 426.
Treasury Commission. Roger Evans, surveyor of houses, co. Cardigan, loco Ralph Sharrett, dismissed, at 40l. per an salary.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 377.
May 3Treasury warrant. Roger Berryman, tides surveyor at Topsham, loco Richard Coytmore, deceased; John Ord, a tidesman, Chester port, loco Thomas Dobson, deceased; William Rymer, a tidesman and boatman at Cowes, loco Richard Evans, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 426.
May 7Same. Betson Bradstock, a tidesman and boatman at Liverpool, loco John Field, dismissed; Philip Kermont to succeed Bradstock as boatman there; William Robinson, a boatman at Liverpool, loco Thomas Samner, dismissed; William Ball, a tidesman, ibid, loco Richard Huddleston, dismissed; Zachariah Clarke, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco William Lush, dismissed; Henry Pope, riding officer at East Dean, Newhaven port, loco Thomas Ivie, deceased; Joseph Robinson, tidesman and boatman at Whitehaven, loco George Davy, dismissed.Ibid.
May 8Treasury warrant for royal letters patent. Gwyn Davies, Customer of Exeter port, loco Samuel Artis, whose letters patent are hereby revoked.Customs Book XV. p. 429.
May 17Treasury warrants. William Turton, now a landwaiter at Bristol, to be surveyor, ibid, loco Thomas Cary, deceased; William Rowley, a tidesman in the inferior list, London port, loco Francis Denyer, deceased; Thomas Cox, same, ibid, loco Thomas Liddell, superannuated; Charles Davenport, a watchman, London port, loco Thomas Turner, deceased.Ibid, p. 426.
May 22Treasury letters patents constituting the following persons managers of the lottery for 1744 (managers and directors for preparing and delivering of tickets, and to oversee the drawing of lots, and to order, do and perform such other matters and things as are in and by the act for said lottery directed), viz.: —Henry Fane, Peter Lehup, Christopher Lowe, Joseph Wight, James Moneypenny, Metcalf Graham, Elfred Staples, John Kirrill, John Burman, Charles Brunval, Charles Bodens, John Bach, Robert Charles, Zachary Cradock, Robert Fowler Coade, Thomas Cheeke, Claudius Devins, Charles Gybbon. Richard Grape, Richard Graham, Samuel Howard, John Innys, John Lekeux, — Leeves, Thomas Lediard, William Lambton, Henry Middleton, Francis Morgan, William Morrison, Gawen Harris Nash, William Procter, Joseph Pennington, George Payne, and Charles Palmer, Esqrs., Sir Thomas Ryder, Knt., George Riste, John Soley, John Scott, Samuel Smith, Thomas Salter, Henry Stratford, Philip Trahern, George Williams, and Nicholas Wollaston, Esqrs.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 235–7.
Treasury warrants. Thomas Whall, junr., waiter and searcher at Lynn Regis, loco Geo. Jukson, deceased; Simon Kingston, coastwaiter, Exeter port, loco Roger Berryman, preferred.Customs Book XV. p. 426.
May 24Same. Rene Baudowen, a landwaiter at Bristol, loco William Turton, preferred; William Hawkins, a watchman London port, loco Charles Finney, deceased; Hugh Bowland, a tidesman, Liverpool, loco James Hollywell, deceased.Ibid.
Same. Robert Middleton, collector of Customs at Borrowstounness, loco John Crawford, deceased, at 60l. per an. and collector of salt duties, ibid, loco said Crawford at 30l. per an.; Archibald Young, collector of Customs at Dundee, loco Robert Middleton, preferred as above at 50l. per an., James Patullo to succeed said Young as comptroller at Borrowstounness.North Britain Book XIV. p. 63.
May 29Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners [England]. To place on the establishment of Customs officers at Looe Parkins Robins as comptroller, Thomas Bond as surveyor, and Nathaniel Hearle as additional waiter and searcher: to a total establishment of 35l. per an.Customs Book XV. p. 433.
Same to same. Vesey How to be restored to his office of riding surveyor to superintend the preventive officers between Poole and Southampton.Ibid, p. 434.
May 29Treasury warrant. John Everett, a rolling press officer, loco George Bally, deceased.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 179.
June 7Treasury commissions. James Hayes et al., detailed, Receivers General of land tax, 1744, for co. Berks and other counties, detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 399–400.
Royal warrant countersigned by the Treasury Lords. John Earl of Rothes, Chamberlain of Fife and Strath Earn, loco John, Earl of Wigtoun, deceased.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 66–7.
Commission in the form of Treasury letters patent constituting Edmund Anguish, one of the Paymasters of Exchequer Bills (Paymasters of all and every sums from time to time set apart at the Receipt for paying off, discharging and cancelling Exchequer bills), loco Edmumd Ball, lately deceased, the new Paymasters to be Edmund Britiffe, Richard Cookesey, and Edmund Anguish: all in abrogation of the commission of date 1742, August 19, which appointed thereto Edmund Britiffe, Edmund Ball, and Rich. Cookesey.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 242–3.
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Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a bill to pass the Great Seal, and letters patent accordingly: for Christopher Rigby to be a Commissioner of Taxes, loco Thomas Medlycott: the new Commissioners to be Edward Younge, John Bromfield, Henry Kelsall, Joseph Richardson, Roger Talbot, and Christopher Rigby.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 441, 449–5.
June 14Treasury warrants. Samuel Woodford, a landwaiter, Bristol port, to be surveyor, ibid, loco Francis Brixey, deceased; Edward Gillam, a tidesurveyor at Sea Mills, Bristol port, to be landwaiter there, loco said Woodford; Richard Wheeler, a tidesman at Bristol, to succeed said Gillam as tidesurveyor at Sea Mills.Customs Book XV. p. 427.
Treasury commissions. Thomas Parr, et al., detailed, Receivers General of Bucks and other counties, detailed respectively (for land tax, 1744).Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 400–2.
June 21Same. John Haddy et al., detailed, Receivers General of part of Devon, and other counties, detailed respectively (for land tax, 1744).Ibid, pp. 402–3.
Treasury warrants. Edward Hanbury, riding surveyor between Plymouth and Dartmouth, loco John Eathorne, deceased; William Poor, a waterman, London port, loco Michael Boatson, preferred; John Blythe and Stephen Cater to be established weighers at Bideford port, at 30l. per an. each.Customs Book XV. p. 427.
Treasury letters patent constituting Ann Cavendish, widow, housekeeper of the Excise office, loco Mary Howard, deceased, with a salary of 200l. per an.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 245–6.
June 28Treasury commissions. George Osmond et al., detailed, Receiver General of part of Devon and other counties respectively, detailed (for land tax, 1744).Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 403.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Plantations, approving Alexander Cramacke as his deputy in South Carolina loco Mr. St. John.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 101.
June 28Treasury warrants. Francis Hurdd, waiter and searcher at Whitehaven, loco John Ponsonby, dismissed; Peter Shawford to be additional waiter and searcher, ibid, loco George Dent, dismissed; Thomas Devias, same ibid, loco George Crowle, dismissed; Robert Walby, tidesman and porter ibid, loco Francis Irwin, dismissed; Thomas Grey, riding surveyor at Newbiggin, in Berwick port, loco William Hunter, deceased; John Hyde, a boatman at Hastings, Rye port, loco John Phillips, deceased; John Doidge, a tidesman and boatman at Plymouth, loco James Goard, deceased; George Knights preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, London port, loco Joseph Willis, deceased; Thomas Mehew to succeed him in the inferior list.Customs Book XV. p. 427.
July 5Treasury commissions. Richard Reddall et al., detailed, Receivers General of co. Beds and other counties respectively, detailed. (For land tax. 1744.)Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 403.
Treasury warrants. Charles Gregory, landwaiter and searcher at Dunbar, loco Jame Liddoll, deceased, at 20l. per an.; William Sinclair, watchman of the salt duty in the collection of Prestonpans, loco James Doughty, deceased, at 15l. per an.North Britain Book XIV. p. 71.
Same. William Trohear, waiter and searcher at Whitehaven, loco William Hall, dismissed; John Dixon, tidesman and boatman ibid, loco Thomas Blacklock, dismissed; Richard Nash Young, tidesurveyor at Appledore, Bideford port, loco his father, Charles Young, superseded: Henry Humphreys, boatman at Exmouth, Exeter port, loco Edward Tucker, dismissed; John Soper, same at Kingswear, Dartmouth port, loco John Rumner, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 427.
July 11Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal to constitute Edward Montagu Commissioner of Appeals (“Commissioner for Appeals and regulating our Excise”), loco James Montagu: the new Commissioners to be Humphrey Fowle, Sir More Molyneux, John Paul Yvonnet, Edward Coney, and Edward Montagu: with a salary of 200l. each.King's Warrant Book XXXV. p. 461.
July 12Treasury warrant. Thomas Garret, mate of the “Cholmondeley” sloop in the service of the Customs in Exeter port, loco John Johnson, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 427.
Treasury commission. Edward Perks, surveyor of houses, co. Salop, loco Charles Powell, deceased, at 50l. per an. salary.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 377.
July 18Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, for a new commission for the Excise and Revenue, Ireland, to contain John Ponsonby, loco Brabazon, Earl of Bessborough, the new commissioners to he Samuel Grey, Esq., Gustavus, Viscount Boyne, Viscount Dupplin, Sir William Corbet, and said Ponsonby for Excise; and John Viscount Galway, Samuel Grey, Gustavus, Viscount Boyne, William Glanville, Viscount Dupplin, Sir William Corbet, and said Ponsonby for Revenue: with salaries of 1,000l. per an. each.Irish Book IX. pp. 423–4.
Same, countersigned by same, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for a grant to Nathaniel Clements of the office of searcher, packer and gauger of Dublin for the lives of his two sons, Robert and William, on the surrender of same by Edward Webster now possessed of same since the death of Thomas Hopkins.Ibid, pp. 428–9.
July 19Treasury warrant. Robert Kerfoot, a tidesman at Liverpool, loco Joseph Eaton, deceased; Humphry France, a tidesman and porter at Whitehaven, loco Thomas Birkbeck, dismissed; Hercules Penn, preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, Bristol port, loco Richard Wheeler, preferred; Thomas Quarrell to succeed Penn in the inferior list, ibid.Customs Book XV. p. 427.
July 20Royal letters patent. Marshall Rider, Clerk of the Wardrobes of robes and Clerk of the Wardrobes of beds in England, loco Charles Brumpsted, deceased: all with the like advantages, &c., as possessed by said Charles Brumpsted, William Colinge, William Van Huls, Peter Flournoy, James Gibbons and Richard Colinge, or any other.King's Warrant Book XXXV. pp. 476–7.
Aug. 1Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords. John Hay, collector of the late bishops' rents in Scotland, loco James Fall, deceased (sole and general collector of all the rents, revenues, feu farms, and tiend duties and profits whatsoever formerly belonging to and in use to be uplifted by the Archbishop, Bishops, and Deans, and other dignified clergy within the archbishopric of St. Andrew's, bishoprics of Edinburgh, Galloway, Brechin. Dunkeld, Dunblane, Aberdeen, Moray, and Caithness, except the rents, revenues, and casualties of the Deanery of the Chapel royal): with the salary of 200l. per an., and 200l. for fees of sub-collectors.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 94–6.
Aug. 2Treasury warrants. Thomas Gardiner, register of certificates at Guernsey, in Southampton port, and Samuel Robinson, waiter and searcher at Hamble, in same port, to exchange places; Richard Jelfe, a tidesman and boatman at Starcross, Exeter port, loco Thomas Barnes, superannuated.Customs Book XV. p. 456.
Aug. 7Same. William Smith, a tidesman in the inferior list, London port, loco Edward Williams, dismissed; Lewis Williams, a tidesman and boatman at Swansea, loco John Davies, resigned.Ibid.
Aug. 9Treasury commissions. Richard Gildart, junr., of Liverpool, and Edward Parsons, of St. James's, Westminster, Receivers General, respectively, for co. Lancaster, and for Whitehall and St. James's (for land tax, 1744).Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 403.
Treasury warrant. Charles Millar, supervisor of salt duty at Prestonpans, loco John Heriot, deceased, at 50l. per an.; John Rennald, same at Alloa, loco David Paterson, deceased, at 50l. per an.; Alexander Frazer, salt officer at Borrowstounness, loco Charles Millar, preferred; William Brown, same at Prestonpans, loco Christ. Mumford, deceased.North Britain Book XIV. p. 90.
Same. James Reid, Collector of Customs at Rappahannock river, in Virginia, loco Charles Grimes, deceased; John Sone, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco Edward Glover, to be superannuated; John Marshall, waiter and searcher at Wisbech.Customs Book XV. p. 456.
Aug. 9Treasury letters patent constituting Hugh Valence Jones one of the Solicitors for negotiating and looking after the affairs of the Treasury, loco Carleton Hayward, whose commission is hereby determined: all with the usual salary of 200l. per an. from Midsummer last.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 258.
Aug. 22Treasury warrants. John Kirby, collector of Customs at Colchester, and to keep a horse, loco Peter Johnson, resigned; Farley Spratling to be mate of the Customs smack at Harwich, loco Phillips Baggot, resigned.Customs Book XV. p. 473.
Aug. 30Same. Alexander Brodie, a stamper, and John Evans, one of the searchers and surveyors of cards and dice, to exchange places.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 264.
Aug. 31Same. Lawrence Parke, a tidesman and boatman at Whitehaven, loco William Parr, superannuated; Thomas Spencer, a watchman, London port, loco Thomas Presgrove, deceased; John Smyth preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, London port. loco Isaac Daniel, deceased; William Dennet to succeed Smyth in the inferior list, ibid; Nathaniel Herring, a tidesman at Yarmouth, loco George Taylor, deceased; Samuel Weston, a landwaiter at Poole, loco William Skinner, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 456.
Sept. 4J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners. Thomas Dean to be instructed as a landwaiter and searcher at Swansea.Ibid, p. 404.
Sept. 6Treasury warrants. George Lisle, a landwaiter at Newcastle, to be surveyor ibid, loco Edward Williams, deceased; John Spencer to succeed Lisle as landwaiter; Thomas Powell, waiter and searcher at Bude, Padstow port, loco John Trick, preferred; Richard Knill, a boatman at Ilfracombe port, loco Tho. Vye. dismissed.Ibid, p. 456.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for a grant to Luke Gardiner of the office of Surveyor General of Customs in Ireland for the lives of his two sons, Charles and Sackville, on the surrender of Sir John Stanley and Henry Stanley Monk.Irish Book IX. pp. 430–1.
Sept. 13Treasury warrant, William Tickener, tidesurveyor at Folkestone, Dover port, loco Robert Cadman, deceased.Customs Book XV p. 456.
Sept. 27Same. Richard Pearse, a boatman at Plymouth, loco Richard Facey, dismissed: Richard Story, a tidesman and boatman at Whitby, loco John Richardson deceased; Samuel Hickman, a coastwaiter, London port, loco James Rymer, resigned.Ibid, p. 465.
Treasury commission. Philip Chapman, Receiver General for land tax, 1744, for co. Hunts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 403.
Oct. 4Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal. James Henderson, Receiver of First Fruits, loco George Turner, deceased: with the fee of 100l. per an. for himself and 20l. for a clerk. (Patent dated 1744, Oct. 11.)King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 14–15.
Treasury warrant. Francis Fraser, salt officer at Prestonpans, loco James Agnew, dismissed.North Britain Book XIV. p. 90.
Oct. 4Treasury warrants. Spence Young, waiter and searcher at Poole, loco Francis Edwards, deceased; John Franklin, a noontender, in London, loco Thomas Springal, deceased; Robert Baxter a waterman in fee, London port, and John Hawkes, a waterman on the preferable list, ibid., to exchange places; Thomas Imping, a boatman at Blakeney and Cley, loco William Wells, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 465.
Oct. 5J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, for Spence Young to be instructed as a waiter and searcher at Poole port.Ibid, p. 467.
Oct. 10Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords. Baillie John Gray to be Chamberlain of the shire of Galloway (Chamberlain and collector for the better collecting and receiving the rents and duties arising to His Majesty within said shire), loco John Mackie, deceased.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 115–6.
Oct. 11Treasury warrants. Nathanl. Coates, a tidesman at Liverpool, loco William Dewhurst, deceased; John Kevish to succeed him as a tidesman and porter at Whitehaven; Richard Rowe, a tidesman and boatman at Nangle, Milford port, loco Rowland Bateman, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 465.
Treasury warrant for royal letters patent. Benjamin Batley, a king's waiter, London port, loco Robert Page, whose letters patent are revoked.Ibid, p. 467.
Oct. 16Treasury commission. Nicholas Mills, surveyor of houses, co. Somerset, loco Edward Chinn, deceased, at 50l. per an. salary; Richard Armstrong, same, co. Surrey, loco Laurence Porter, deceased, at the like salary.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 377.
Nov. 1Treasury warrants. Robert Milmorrow, a boatman at Whithorn, in the precinct of Wigtown port, loco Alexander Murray, deceased; Thomas Forbes, now a tidesman at Irvine, to be a tidesman at Leith, at 20l. per an., loco James Arbuthnot, dismissed; Alexander Arbuthnot to succeed Forbes as tidesman at Irvine; James Bruce, a same, Dundee port, loco James Brown, dismissed John Hannah, a same at Stranraer, loco John Murdock, deceased; John Kirk, a same at Port of Glasgow, and Robert Crichton, a watchman of salt duties at Alloa, to exchange places.North Britain Book XIV. p. 124.
Same. John Dowding, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco William Dennitt, deceased; William Robinson, a boatman at Wisbech, loco Thomas Brock, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 465.
Nov. 8Same. Benedict Calvert, collector of Customs at Patuxent, in Maryland, loco John Rousby, deceased, at the established allowance of 80l. per an. for himself and a boat; Thomas Cox, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, to be a landcarriage man ibid. loco David Mallins, deceased; Lewis Farmer to succeed Cox as tidesman.Ibid.
Nov. 15Same. John Archer, waiter and searcher at Whitby, loco William Kitchingman, deceased.Ibid.
Nov. 19Treasury warrant. John Burgh, collector of Whitby port, loco Hamlet Woods, deceased; John Clarkson, a deputy comptroller, Scarborough port, and to act there for the comptroller for his fees or 20l. per an. and 20l. from the King; loco said John Burgh.Ibid, p. 465.
Nov. 23Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, England. David Stone, a deputed searcher, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 469.
Nov. 27Same. Giles Stevens, an additional landwaiter, London port, to be preferred to the superior list of landwaiters, ibid, loco David Stone, promoted; Charles Rhodes, to succeed Stevens as an additional landwaiter John Wilson, a tidesman at Blyth, Newcastle port, loco John Dodgein, dismissed.Ibid.
Nov. 30Royal letters patent by the King. William, Earl of Harrington, one of the principal Secretaries of State, loco John Lord Carteret, now Earl Granville, whose letters patent as such are hereby revoked: with an annuity of 100l.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 63–4.
Dec. 5Treasury commissions. Oliver Peard, of Tiverton, co. Devon, Receiver General of house duties for part of said county.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 340.
Dec. 6Same. Robert Glass, surveyor of houses, co. Devon, loco John Jesse, dismissed, at 60l. per an. salary.Ibid, p. 377.
Same. Oliver Peard, Receiver General for part of Devon for land tax, 1744, and arrears of land and house tax, 1743.Ibid, p. 406.
Treasury warrants. James Glass, a tidesman at Fort William port, loco George Campbell, deceased, at 12l. per an.; James Mercer, same at Aberdeen, loco Alexander Hay, deceased; David Munro and William Fife, boatmen at Queensferry, in the precinct of Borrowstounness, locis Andr. Gray and Henry Duncan.North Britain Book XIV. p. 124.
Same. Edward Reynolds, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco John Alred, superannuated; John Gibson, senr., preferred to the superior list of tidesmen, Bristol port, loco Richard Ellis, deceased: Thomas Lipyeat to succeed Gibson on the inferior list, ibid; Richard Smith, a noontender, London port, and George Webster, a preferable tidesman there, to exchange places.Customs Book XV. p. 473.
Dec. 11Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal. Gwyn Vaughan, a Commissioner of Customs, loco Sir John Stanley, deceased: the new Commissioners to be Sir John Evelyn, Bryan Fairfax, John Hill, Wardel George Weatby, Sir Robert Baylis, Richard Chandler, Beaumont Hotham, Samuel Mead, and George Vaughan.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 49.
Treasury warrants. William Robinson, a boatman at Portsmouth, loco William Rout, dismissed; William Richardson, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco John Toler, deceased.Customs Book XV. p. 473.
Dec. 13Same. George Benson, a tidesman, inferior list, London port, loco John Parker, to be superseded.Ibid.
Dec. 20Entry of indenture between the Treasury of the one part, and Sir William Ashburnham, Cornelius Cayley, and William Donaldson, of the other part, appointing William Donaldson, a Commissioner of alienations, loco Mr. Mussenden: the new Commissioners to be said Ashburnham, Cayley, and Donaldson (as the Treasury's deputies to manage the revenues and profits arising by fines, commonly called the King's fines or the Queen's fines in the Chancery, &c., &c.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 284–5.
Dec. 20Treasury warrant. Edward Hornby, collector at Lancaster, and to be appointed by the Customer as his deputy, with an allowance of 20l. per an. from him.Customs Book XV. p. 473.
Dec. 22Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal, to constitute Sir John Hynde Cotton Treasurer of the Chamber, loco Lord Hobart: with the fee of 133l. 6s. 8d. for himself, and 22l. per an. for two clerks.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 56.
Royal letters patent. Benjamin Keene, Paymaster of Pensions, loco Edward Hooper, with the like allowance of poundage as hitherto.Ibid, pp. 56–7.
Dec. 24Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a bill to pass the Great Seal, to constitute William Chetwynd Master and Worker of the Mint, loco Richard Arundel: with the fee of 500l. per an., &c.Ibid, p.57–8.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords. Viscount Torrington and George, Earl of Cholmondeley, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland (Vice-Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all our revenues, profits and casualties, &c.), with the usual fee of 65l. 13s. 4d. per an., as also the office of Treasurer at War [Ireland], and with the fee of 6d. per £ of English money on all issues and payments by them: all in place of said Viscount Torrington and Henry Fane.Irish Book IX. pp. 439–40.
Dec. 27Royal letters patent by writ of Privy Seal for a new Commission of the Admiralty revoking the letters patent of Dec. 13, 17 Geo. II., and appointing in place thereof John Duke of Bedford, John Earl of Sandwich, Archibald Hamilton, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton, Vere Beauclerk, Charles Lord Baltimore, George Anson, and George Grenville (“for executing our office of High Admiral of our kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland and of the dominions, islands, and territories thereto belonging, and of our High Admiral of New England, Jamaica, Virginia, Barbados, St. Christopher, Nevis, Montserrat, Bermudas, and Antigua in America, and of Guinea, Binny, and Angola in Africa, and of the islands and dominions thereof”).King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 119–22.