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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1745, January-March', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 746-757. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92078 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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TABLE I.
Warrants, Orders, Letters, Memorials, Reports, and Entries of minor importance.
1744–5.
Date.Description of Document or entry.Substance of Document or Entry.Reference.
1744.
Before
Aug. 9.
Memorial to the Treasury from John Stewart, Commissary of the Dutch forces.For an allowance of 1l. 10s. 0d. a day from 1743–4, March 8, the day of his commission as such to July 24 following. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXIV. No. 32.*
1744–5.
Jan 1.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay Richard Morley 105l. for 1744, Xmas quarter for himself and three clerks for sorting, digesting, methodising, and reducing to order the records of the Court of the Receipt of the Exchequer.Appending:—Morley's certificate of work done during said quarter. “Since Michaelmas last Mr. Farley has been employed in sorting the loose fines in the reign of Queen Elizabeth and putting them into their respective bundles. Mr. Smart has been making indexes to the Forest Rolls. Mr. Strachey has been methodizing State Papers and letters in the reign of Henry the 8th. Mr. Cole has continued making indexes to the Star Chamber records, and Mr. Morgan has been sorting Star Chamber records into reigns.Money Book XLI. p. 443.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General.For an inquisition to inquire into the estate of John Britton, late of High Littleton, co. Somerset.
Prefixing:—Sir Dudley Ryder's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXXVII. p. 282.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1744 Xmas quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 455–6.
Same to same -For same for the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 457–8.
Jan. 2Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To stay process against Benjamin Godfrey et al., on the judgment against Abraham Cruttal.Customs Book XV. pp. 481–2.
[Before
Jan. 3]
Memorial to the Treasury from Henry Lascelles, late Collector of the 4½ per cent. duty in the Barbados.To be allowed copies of several papers in the proceedings against him by the Customs Solicitor. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 3.
Jan. 3Copy of the King's pleasure declared at the Privy Council at St. James's.Declaring the Duke of Dorset President of the Privy Council, and of the said Duke's taking his place at the Board accordingly. 1 page.Ibid, No. 4.
Jan. 3J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning a French vessel lately arrived at Bristol from Bordeaux.Customs Book XV. p. 483.
Jan. 8Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease to Hugh Bethell of all mines upon his lands, part of the forest of Galtres alias Gualtres, co. York.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 39–40.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Francis Davis, Collector at Chepstow.Customs Book XV. p. 483.
Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General.To repay land tax to officers of the Post Office of under 60l. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 41.
Jan. 10Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 500,000l. in Exchequer bills on land tax, 1745, as so much cash in the office of the Tellers of the Receipt.Money Book XLI. p. 452.
Petition to the Treasury from William Dawney.Concerning his services as Postmaster at Aylesbury for 40 years, and his debt to the Post Office.Reference Book X. p. 266.
The Duke of Grafton, Lord Chamberlain, to the Treasury, dated Lord Chamberlain's Office.For the issue to Sir Clement Cottrell Dormer of 500l., as a royal present to M. de Bocetzclaer, minister from the States General of the United Provinces, who has had his audience of leave. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 5.
Jan. 14Royal warrant to the Treasury and all the officers of the Exchequer concerned.Determining from the 4th inst. the Duke of Dorset's pension of 1,540l. per an.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 74.
Jan. 15Memorial to the Treasury from Major Gen. Thomas Wentworth.For a further allowance for extraordinaries for bringing over the 6,000 Dutch troops, a very troublesome office.
Endorsed:—For his disbursements 150l. 3s. 8d. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 7.
Petition to same from Francis Duke of Buccleuch.For a grant of the reversion of the manor and lands in Spalding, co. Lincoln, granted by Charles II. to the Duke of Monmouth.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 27.
Jan.15Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt and others concerned.For tallies to be struck importing the payment of the rent of the farm of post fines by William, Earl of Stafford.
Prefixing:—Certificate of said fines answered direct to the Crown by the Sheriffs.
Money Book XLII. pp.4–5.
Jan. 17Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to George Campbell of ground and premises in Glasshouse Street, St. James's. Westminister.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 41–3.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Sealof a messuage and premises in Hadleigh, co. Suffolk, to William Carter.Ibid, p. 43.
Jan. 17Report to the Treasury from Horatio Walpole [Auditor of the Plantations], dated Cockpit, Whitehall.on the memorial of Philip Livingston, concerning his salary as Secretary of Indian affairs for the Government of New York. 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 8.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobefor the provision of furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's use at St. James's: to an estimate of 430l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 214.
Jan. 22Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To pass Philip Baker's account of moneys imprested to him to meet the losses caused by the failure of Henry Popple, late Agent, &c. of the Independent Companies at Jamaica and New Providence.
Appending:—Said account.
King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 76–9.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 200,000l. in Exchequer bills on land tax, 1745, as so much cash in the Office of the Tellers at the Receipt.Money Book XLI.p. 452.
Petition to the Treasury from John Noble, a maker of starch at St. Ives, Hunts.For stay of the information against him in the Exchequer for frauds in his business.Reference Book X. p. 266.
Proposal to the Treasury from John Gore and Son, dated London.For furnishing bills on Amsterdam for the British troops in Flanders. 1 page.
Endorsed:
—29 Jan., agreed.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 10.
Same to same from Joseph Gulston, junr.For same: practically in duplicate. 1 and 1 page.Ibid, No. 11.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Derbyshire, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 483.
Treasury warrant for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrantfor 18 colours for the Coldstream Regiment; at an estimate of 162l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II p. 67
Jan. 24Treasury warrant dormant to Sir William Ashburnham, Rec. Gen. of the fines for alienationsfor the periodic payment of the salaries, detailed, of the officers of the Alienation Office. Money Book XLI. p. 459.
Jan. 24Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, all others concerned.To take at the Receipt 100,000l. in loans on land tax 1745.Money Book XLI. p. 459.
Same to H. Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For works and repairs in Bere Forest, co. Southampton: to an estimate of 304l. 12s. 1d.
Prefixing:
—Said Legge's report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 286–7.
Same to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.For mopey in Chancery arisen of Cruttall's assets to be paid to Robert Drener et al.Customs Book XV. p. 483.
Jan. 29Petition to the Treasury from Viscount Cornbury, Warden of Wychwood Forest.For completion of building the lodge there.Reference Book X. p. 267.
J. Scrope to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.forwarding for their report thereon the memorial of the Receiver of the rents of the late dissolved hospital of the Savoy.Letter Book XX. p. 160.
Statement of account for 1743. Xmas Quarterof salaries and pensions formerly allowed by the late Queen, and payable by John Selwyn, junr 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 12.
Jan. 31Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Pitches, Deputy Accountant of the Post OfficeConcerning the former additional allowance on his salary now lost by his promotion.Reference Book X. p. 267.
Same to same from James Plowden.On behalf of himself et al. next of kin of Richard Norton of Southwick, co. Hants, concerning administration of said Norton's estate.Ibid.
Same to same from the tradesmen of Falmouthconcerning small parcels of woollen and cotton goods sent in the Lisbon packet (owing to the great decay of trade since the present war, and in order to prevent goods from perishing), and now under seizure.Ibid.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to George Maxwell, searcher of Customs at Bridgetown, Barbados.Customs Book XV. p. 486.
Same to Mr. Sharp. Solicitor for the Treasury.To defend the action brought against the Constables in St. James s for enlisting John Ryley, an Irish papist, into the King's service.Letter Book XX. p. 161.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Chaffin, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 483.
Feb. 4Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland, George Earl of Cholmondeley as a Vice-Treasurer of Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 426.
Feb. 6Petition to the Treasury from John Adams of London, merchant.Concerning his ship “Prince Rupert,” snow, John Dobson commander, from Sallee, finishing her quarantine.Customs Book XV. p. 486.
Feb 7Petition to the Treasury from William Walmesley, of Whitehall.Proposing his sureties on his appointment as agent for the three Independent Companies, for South Carolina.Reference Book X. p. 268.
J. Scrope to the Salt Commissioners.Concerning the vacancy of a salt officer at Nevin, by the death of Robert Lloyd.Letter Book XX. p. 162.
Feb. 8Same to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.For an account, for the House of Commons, of the quantities of the several sorts of wines imported into Scotland.North Britain Book XIV. p. 148.
Feb. 9Copy of an order of the Exchequer, dated 1744, Dec. 7, and now made absolute.In the case relating to the seizure of Spanish wines, between Robert Forster and Joseph Cockburn. 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 13.
Feb. 12Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells and all others concerned.To take in at the Receipt 420,000l. in loans on land tax 1745Money Book XLI. p. 460.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, England.To present proper persons as landwaiter at Appledore (loco. John Trick), and as landwaiter at Ilfracombe.Customs Book XV. p. 486.
Petition to the Treasury from William Chetwynd.Proposing his sureties on his appointment as Master and Worker of the Mint.Reference Book X. p. 268.
Same to same from Thomas Orby Hunter.For extension of the lease of the Manor of Crowland, co. Lincoln.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 44.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer.For stay of process against William Eliot, late Receiver General for Cornwall.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 407.
Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Exchequer Chamber, Edinburghon the petitions of Duncan and Sybille Robertson, both praying a gift of the estate of Strowan forfeited by the attainder of Alexander Robertson. 1 page.
Appending:
(a) Said petition of Duncan Robertson with order of reference dated 1744, July 20. 3 pages (half page missing).
(b)
Same of Sibilla Robertson with same, dated 1744–5, Jan. 15. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 16.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.To have the copper plate for printing off the Exchequer bills on malt adapted to 1745.Letter Book XX. p. 162.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to the Exchequer.To take the security of William Walmsley as agent to the three Independent Companies at South Carolina.
Prefixing:—Deputy Remembrancer's certificate
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 289.
Same to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For works and repairs in Wychwood Forest to an estimate of 799l. 10s. 5d.
Prefixing:
—Legge's report.
Ibid. p. 290.
Feb 13J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar, 1744, Oct. 29 to November 25.Letter Book XX. p. 154.
Feb 13Petition to the Treasury from George Gibson.For a lease of Aldcliffe Hall, co. Lancaster, forfeited as given to Popish and superstitious uses.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 44.
Same to same from Anna Catherina Perronett.Concerning her house in the limits of the royal mews, near Charing Cross, formerly granted to Berill Skelton, who died at St. Germains, whose second son was concerned in the 1715 rebellion, escaped to France, and died at Paris soon after.Ibid.
Feb. 14Same to same from William Gray and Thomas Weston.Proposing to compound for smuggling -Reference Book X. p. 268.
Same to same from Thomas Beach.For moneys levied on James Peyn, late of London, merchant, his debtor.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Stamps Commissioners.Approving their table of prices for stamps for 1745.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' representation.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 291.
Same to Henry Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For works and repairs, detailed, at Swinley Lodge, Windsor Forest, to an estimate of 368l. 4s. 3d.
Prefixing
:—Said Legge's report.
Ibid, pp. 291–2.
J. Jefferys to the Customs Commissioners, England.Leave of absence to Thomas Thomas, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 480.
Same to same -To make presentations to the office of landwaiter, Lancaster port (loco Robert Winder, deceased) and of Deputy Comptroller at the Pile of Fowdray.Ibid, p. 486.
Feb. 19The Commissioners of Revenue, Ireland, to the Treasury, England, dated Custom House, Dublin.Concerning the ship “Three Friends,” which obtained a passport (granted to Edward Fitzgerald, of London) to carry certain goods to Havre de Grace, and has returned with goods of the French enemy on board. 2 pages.
Endorsed
:—Feb. 28, Mr. Weston is desired to lay this before the Earl of Harrington.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI No. 18.
Treasury warrant to the Kings Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the security of William Chetwynde as Master and Worker of the Mint.
Prefixing:—Deputy Remembrancer's certificate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 293.
Feb. 20J. Scrope to Mr. Basket, King's printer.To send to the Secretary at War. pursuant to his letter of the 19th inst., 500 books of rules and orders for the governing the forces abroad for the year 1745.Letter Book XX. p. 163.
Feb. 22Petition to the Treasury from Robert Peel, of Lancaster, merchant.To be admitted purchaser or tenant of Aldcliffe Hall, of which he was appointed Receiver of rents and profits.Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 44–5.
Feb. 25Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to Archibald Kennedy, Receiver General of Crown Revenues in New York.For the salary of 100l. per an. to Philip Livingston, Secretary of Indian Affairs for New York, to be paid in Proclamation money.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 97–8.
Same to same -For the 1,200l. ordered to George Clinton, Governor of New York, as royal bounty, to be paid in sterling.Ibid, pp. 98–9.
Feb. 26Same, countersigned by same, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For the allowance of the exceedings (in all 9,349l. 1s. 11¼d.) on the head of Concordatums, Military Contingencies, and Barracks, Ireland, from 1744, Lady Day, to Jan. 11 following.Irish Book IX. p. 442.
Same, countersigned by same, to the Clerk of the Signet attending.For a bill to pass the Privy Seal authorising the Treasury to appoint Receivers General of land tax for 1745.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 411.
Treasury warrant to Hen. Legge, Surveyor General of Woods.For work and repairs at Wychwood Forest, co. Oxford, to an estimate of 630l., to be met out of land revenues.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 293.
Feb. 27Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, and all others concerned.To take in at the Receipt 334,000l. in loans on land tax, 1745, to rank after 1,220,000l. thereon.Money Book XLI. p. 460.
Petition to the Treasury from Elizabeth Love.Concerning her brother John Love's suretyship for Mr. Denshire, Receiver General for part of co. Lincoln.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 407.
Feb 28Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.Stay of process against the sureties of Jonathan Smart.
Prefixing:—Said sureties' petition.
Ibid, p. 408
[After
Feb.]
Petition to the Treasury from James Lord Tyrawley, late Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Empress of Russia.For a Privy Seal for his discharge for the 5,893 oz. of white plate, and 1,066 oz. of gilt plate, delivered to him as such from the Jewel Office, 1744, May 1. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Certificate of said plate. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 20.
March 4J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.As to a vacancy in the Customs in the island of Bermudas.Customs Book XV. p. 488.
March 5Same to same -Leave of absence to Christopher Hewitt, a tidesman, London port.Ibid, p. 489.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account of the National Debt at 1743, Dec. 31, and 1744, Dec. 31. and of the produce of the Sinking Fund in that year.Letter Book XX. p. 164.
Same to Lieut. Col. Ellison, Deputy Adjutant General to Marshal Stair.Conveying the Treasury approval of the plan for cantoning two regiments of dragoons and one of foot in the counties of Kent, Surrey, Sussex, and Essex, as against smugglers.Ibid, p. 165.
March 5Treasury warrant to the Kings Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against Sir Charles Hanbury Williams on his accounts as Paymaster of Marine Regiments.
Prefixing:—Said Williams's memorial.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 294.
Same to same - -for same of same against Henry Flower and his sureties as late Receiver General for co. Wilts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 388.
March 6Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords to the Attorney General.For a Privy Seal to discharge Sir William Beauchamp Proctor, of Langley, Norfolk, of a baronet's fee.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 101.
J. Scrope to Mr. Stoneforwarding a petition of Jane Cummins, of Taunton Dean, co. Somerset, concerning her pretended discovery of arms and ammunition dispersed about the town.Letter Book XX. p. 165.
March 7Petition to the Treasury from Edward Hooper, Paymaster of Pensions.For 983l. 14s. 6d. for fees and incidents of his office. 1743, Xmas, to 1744, Xmas.Reference Book X. p. 270.
J. Scrope to the Trustees for Improvements and Fisheries, &c., Scotland.For an account for the House of Commons of the linens stamped in Scotland for sale from 1740, Xmas, to 1744, Xmas.North Britain Book XIV. p. 148.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against John Fletcher, late Receiver General for Cumberland and Westmorland.
Prefixing:—Said Fletcher's petition.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 408–9.
J. Scrope to the Governor and Deputy Governor of the Bank of England.Concerning the appointing Receivers and proposing other matters for the contributions for the 1,000,000l. on salt and for the lottery.Letter Book XX. p. 165.
Same to the Auditor of the Receiptfor a certificate of the deficiency at Xmas, 1744, of the Additional Stamp Duties.Ibid, p. 166.
March 8Same to the Customs Commissioners, England.Forwarding correspondence relating to port duties on Dutch ships bringing provisions for the Dutch auxiliary squadron in England.Customs Book XV. p. 489.
Same to same -as to the vacancy at Rampside, Lancaster port, by the rumoured death of Mr. Winter, Deputy Comptroller there.Ibid.
Same to same -Concerning the salaries of John Pugh and John Say, officers on the coast of Suffolk.Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of Excise, Scotland.Leave of absence to George Drummond, one of their number.North Britain Book XIV. p. 148.
Same to sameConcerning their proposed lease of an office from the Merchant Company at Edinburgh, as conveniently situated for the traders.Ibid.
March 11Petition to the Treasury from George Fox.For a new lease of lands called Kirkstall Ings, in Wighill and Thorp Arch, co. Yorks.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 46.
Memorial to same from Robert Coxe, undersheriff of London and Middlesex.For 520l. due for rewards for convicting street felons on the 40l. Act: there being at least 700l. more due. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 22.
Treasury warrant to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to John Eckersal, Receiver of Customs, 656l. 0s. 6d. fees, &c., on paying into the Exchequer 1,077,295l. 8s.d. for Customs, 1743.
Prefixing:—Said Auditor's certificate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 299–300.
March 12Same to Richard Arundel, late Master and Worker of the Mint, and to the Auditors of Imprests.To allow to John North his bill of incidents, as Solicitor of the Mint, for prosecuting coiners of copper half-pence to 1744, Xmas.
Prefixing:—Arundel's certificate and said North's detailed bill.
Ibid, pp. 300–6.
J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.Concerning their report on the petitions of Duncan and Sybilla Robertson, for the estate of Strowan.North Britain Book XIV. p. 149.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the manor of Croyland, co. Lincoln, of which Thomas Orby Hunter prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Hunter's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 45–6.
J. Scrope to the Commissioners of Wine Licences.Concerning the request of the merchants of Bristol for a clause to ascertain what quantities of wine shall make a retailer thereof.Letter Book XX. p. 166.
Same to Mr. Weston - -Forwarding the Customs Commissioners' report and a letter from the Secretary of Trinity House concerning port duties received of the Dutch tenders.Ibid.
March 13Royal warrant for letters patent of grantof mines upon his estate, to William Campbell, of Lochdochart.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 149–50.
March 14Petition to the Treasury from John Griffith, of Garn, gentleman,concerning his expenses in prosecuting Thomas Lloyd and — Foulks for encroachments on the waste of the Lordship of Denbigh, belonging to the Crown.Reference Book X. p. 274.
Same to same from William Clarke, of Garleston, co. Suffolk, mariner,for leave to compound for smuggling -Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.For stay of process against Thomas Clyfford, late Receiver General for Monmouth.
Prefixing:—-Said Clyfford's petition.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 409.
March 15Petition to the Treasury from John Smith and Samuel Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer Court.For 122l. 15s. 10d. to be paid by the Receiver General of Customs on joining tallies for 1,227,942l. 14s. 10d. paid by him into the Exchequer.Reference Book X. p. 270.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Further leave of absence to John ChaffinCustoms Book XV. p. 483.
[After
March 16]
Two enclosures in a communication [missing] from the Customs Commissioners to the Treasury, viz.:—(a) J. Jordan to said Commissioners, dated Folkestone, 1744–5, March 15, concerning violence by a gang of smugglers. 2½ pages.
(b) Same to same, dated the day following, concerning a threatened renewed attack. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 23.
March 18Petition to the Treasury from Sir Marmaduke Constablefor a new lease of the manor of Acklam, co. Yorks.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 46
Memorial to same from John Sharps, solicitor for the Treasury.Concerning the purchase of Capt. Brudenell's house at Puxley (“Powkesley,”) co. Northants, for a lodge for Whittlewood Forest, as desired by the Duke of Grafton. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 24.
J. Scrope to the Taxes Commissioners.Transmitting an order of the House of Commons concerning copies of the land tax acts sent to the sheriffs.Letter Book XX. p. 167.
March 19/30The Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated from the Hague.Concerning the necessity of another royal sign manual in order to the passing to Luke Gardiner of the grant of the office of Surveyor General of Customs, Ireland. 2 pages.
Enclosing
:—(a)Lord Newport, Chancellor of Ireland, to said Chesterfield's secretary, dated Dublin, 1744–5, Feb. 7, concerning same. 3 pages.
(b) Memorial to the Duke of Devonshire, Lord Lieutenant, from said Luke Gardiner [before 1744, Sept. 6]. 1 page.
(c) Same to the King from same [after 1744, Sept. 6]. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 25.
March 19Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, Clerk of the Pells, and all others concerned.To take in at the Receipt 146,000l. in loans on land tax, 1745, to rank after l,554,000l. thereon.Money Book XLV. p. 460.
Three surety bonds given by the Bank of England for their chief cashiers.As respectively receivers of (a) the 1,500,000l. three per cent. annuities, (b) the lottery, (c) the salt million. 3 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 26.
The Stamp Commissioners to the Treasury, dated Stamp Office, Lincoln's Inn.Forwarding (a) infra. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Account (as demanded by the House of Commons) of the gross and nett produce of the duty on cards, 1733, August 2 to 1744, August 3, and the discount allowed thereon. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 27.
March 19Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For the provision of trunks, tools, &c., &c., for the officers of the Removing Wardrobe: to an estimate of 295l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 174.
March 20Petition to the Treasury from John Smith, of Slindon, co. Sussex, husbandman, in Horsham gaol.Proposing to compound for smuggling teaReference Book X. p. 274.
March 21J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Charles Walbeoffe, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 490.
Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Concerning a pass produced by the ship “Three Friends.”Irish Book IX. p. 443.
1745. March 25Same to the Customs Commissionersenclosing for their consideration a draft clause proposed to be offered to Parliament about the importation of sail cloth.Customs Book XV. p. 490.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1745, Lady Day quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of income and liability of said fund for said quarter.
Money Book XLI. pp. 481–2.
Same to samefor same of same of the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 483–4.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For an account for the House of Commons of the surplus of the duties on malt, anno. 1743.Letter Book XX. p. 167.
March 26Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To discharge William Clarke of prosecutions for smuggling.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioner's report.
Customs Book XV. p. 491.
Petition to the Treasury from Robert Green and Ralph Green.Concerning their imprisonment in the Fleet under extents on tobacco bonds.Reference Book X. p. 272.
Same to same from Peter Burrell and John Bristow.For 978l. 13s.d. for victualling Minorca to 1744, November 24.Ibid, 274.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Christopher Hewett, a tidesman, London port.Letter Book XX p. 167.
Same to Robert Colebrooke, Esq.Concerning the conduct of Theophilus Boosey, recommended by him for a tidesman, London port.Ibid, p. 168.
March 28Same to the Customs Commissioners, England.Concerning the baggage of Monsieur Capello, Ambassador from the Republic of Venice, and as to the remainder of same expected soon from Hamburg.Customs Book XV. p. 491.
Same to same, Scotland -Leave of absence to Mr. Tuder their Secretary.North Britain Book XIV. p. 151.
March 28Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For 39,869l. 5s. 2d. for the Irish pay of the three regiments of Maj. Gens. Richard St. George, and Charles Frampton, and Col. Edward Richbell, on the Irish establishment, to be remitted to the Paymaster of the Forces.
Appending:—Computation.
Irish Book IX. p. 443–4.
J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.for an account of the income and deficiency of the duties on wrought plate from 1744, Lady Day, to which date the last deficiency thereof was made good.Letter Book XX, p. 168.
Same to the Clerk of the Council in Waitingforwarding a letter from the Secretary of the Customs, with papers accompanying same relating to the plague raging at Santa Cruz.Ibid.
Same to the [Customs Commissioners].For an account of the hops of British growth exported for Ireland from 1744, Lady Day, and of the saving by the taking off the drawback thereon.Ibid, p. 169.
March 29Treasury warrant to William Benson and William Aislabie, Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to the Paymasters of Exchequer Bills 143l. 0s. 11d. for incidents for one year to Lady Day last.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 308–9.