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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1745, April-June', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 757-769. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92079 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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1745, April–June

April 2Same to the Auditor of the Receipt and other officers concerned.To discharge Sir William Beauchamp Proctor of his baronet fee of 1,095l.Money Book XLI. p. 476.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To change the sureties of George Denshire, Receiver General of part of Lincoln.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 410.
April 4Memorial to Henry Pelham, Chancellor of the Exchequer, from Charles St. Clair and Jos. Pringle.For consideration for their services as Clerks of the Court of Delegates of Scotland. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 30.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt.To place 300,000l. 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.
Same to sameTo similarly place 750,000l. in Exchequer bills on malt, 1745, as cash in the said Tellers' Office.Ibid, p. 477.
Petition to the Treasury from James Thomas and his three daughters.Concerning the information against them for duty on cider bought for their own consumption.Reference Book X. p. 272.
J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland.Concerning the petitions of Charles St. Clair and Joseph Pringle.North Britain Book XIV. p. 163.
Same to the Clerk of the Council in Waitingforwarding papers, detailed, relating to the “Prince Rupert” under quarantine at the Mother Bank.Letter Book XX. p. 170.
April 4Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the security of Thomas Marriott as agent for Georgia.
Prefixing:—Deputy Remembrancer's certificate.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 306.
April 5Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to William Chetwynde.To deliver to the Duke of Newcastle six of the large gold medals representing the King and Queen and royal family.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 124.
Same, countersigned by same, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For the payment to Josiah Arch, Bishop of Tuam, of the temporalities of that see during vacancy.Irish Book IX. p. 444.
April 9Petition to the Treasury from Robert Barridge, of Lyme Regis, merchant,for repayment of 9l. 17s. 9d. drawback on beer shipped by him on the “Charming Sally” for London.Reference Book X. p. 272.
Same to same from Richard Hughes, sheriff of Anglesea,for 60l. for his extraordinary expenses for an executioner and in erecting a pillory.Ibid, p. 275.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.For a grant to Luke Gardiner for three lives of the office of Surveyor General of Customs in Ireland.Irish Book IX. p. 445.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his Deputy.For a lease to Thomas Orby Hunter of the manor of Crowland, co. Lincoln.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 48–53.
Same to the Surveyor General of Lands.For a particular of mines in the parishes of Llandwrog, Llandwnda, Conway, and seven others in Carnarvon, of which John Wynn prays a lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Wynn's petition for same.
Ibid, p. 54.
April 11Same to the Excise Commissioners.To refund land tax, 1745, to Excise officers of under 100l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 309.
Royal warrant, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £. in Ireland, Mary Sophia Charlotte Viscountess Dowager Howe on her pension of 500l. per an.Irish Book IX. p. 426.
April 17Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.For 1,222l. 15s. 0d. for victualling Oglethorpe's regiment at Georgia for six months to 1744–5, March 7.Reference Book X. p. 275.
April 18Treasury subscription of a warrant, prefixed, under the royal sign manual, dated St. James's, 1744–5, March 23.For Thomas Marriott, agent for Georgia, to account in the Exchequer for moneys to be received by him on the establishment dated 1744, Sept. 20, for the troops in Georgia.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 126–7.
John Jeffrys to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Obediah Osborn, a tidesman, London port.Customs Book XV. p. 494.
April 18Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.To pay Hugh McCallum a moiety of 31l. 16s. 0d. British coin seized by him out of the “Peter and Rachel,” of Limekilns, William Hedge master, bound for Holland.
Prefixing:—Report.
North Britain Book XIV. p. 168.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant from the Lord Chamberlain to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For new Standards for His Majesty's Fourth Troop of Horse Guards: at an estimate of 66l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 77.
April 19J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1744–5, Feb. 17.Letter Book XX. p. 170.
April 22Petition to the Treasury from Major General Joshua Guest, Barrack Master General [in North Britain].For 961l. 15s. 6d. for fire, candles, &c., for the Barracks in North Britain for one year to 1744, Dec. 24.Reference Book X. p. 275.
Robert Osborn to Mr. Lloyd, dated Admiralty Office.Concerning the Admiralty's opinion as to the desired mustering complete the four last raised regiments of marines, from 1741, June 25, to 1742, Dec. 24. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 33.
[Before
April 23]
Statement of account of the sum due to Thomas Hill, from the Secretary at War.For the passage of invalids, women, and children from Ostend to London, on board the “Townsend” and “Ann.”
With:—Treasury order of reference. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Certificate by Peter Reid, one of the said invalids. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 34.
April 23Memorial to the Treasury from Col. John Fowke and Col. Graham.For 200l. 13s. 9d., being extraordinary expenses to 1744, November 24, of sending recruits from the Savoy to Gibraltar for said Fowke's regiment.
Referred:—To the Secretary at War. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Statement of said expenses. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 35.
Treasury warrant to Sir Charles Gilmour, late Paymaster General of the Works.To pay over the balance of his accounts as such, viz.: 1,225l. 14s.d. to Denzil Onslow, the present Paymaster of Works.
Prefixing:—Representation from the Board of Works.
Money Book XLI. p. 480.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.For Richard Swainston, Solicitor of Customs in Scotland, to be paid his salary from the date of his warrant of appointment, and his fees on briefs and writs of delivery.
Prefixing:—Swainston's memorial and account of said fees.
Appending:—Baron Edlin's letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer hereupon, dated Edinburgh, 1745, March.
North Britain Book XIV. pp. 168–170.
April 23Report to the Treasury from John Sharpe, Solicitor to the Treasury,on the petition of Henry Masterman concerning his bill of fees and disbursements as King's Clerk in Court in the Crown Office in the Inner Temple.
Endorsed:—1745, April 25, Mr. Sharpe to pay Mr. Masterman 282l. 14s. 0d. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with reference, dated 1744–5, March 15. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 36.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe.For the provision of furniture for His Majesty's service at St. James's: to an estimate of 334l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 214.
Treasury warrant to the Woodward of New Forest.To fell trees to raise 300l. for one year's salaries to officers of said forest to 1745, Lady Day.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 158.
April 24Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Dobinsonfor reward for apprehending William and Sarah Cox, notorious street robbers.Reference Book X. p. 275.
Same to same from Christopher Burnettproposing to compound for smuggling tea.Ibid.
Same to same from Emanuel Walker, collector of Glasgow and Greenock.Concerning the debt to the Crown from Alexander Drummond, his deputy at Greenock.North Britain Book XIV. p. 172.
J. Scrope to Mr. Stone -Concerning the case of Thomas Powell, a prisoner in Maidstone gaol.Letter Book XX. p. 170.
April 25Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Excise Commissioners.To pay the late Earl of Orford's pension of 4,000l. to the day of his demise, viz., to 1744–5, March 18.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 132–3.
Treasury warrant to Sir William Yonge, Secretary at War.For a warrant for 5,322l. 18s. 4d. for the contract for invalid clothing.
Prefixing:—Report by the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 309–10.
April 27The Earl of Harrington to the Treasury, dated Whitehall.For allowances, detailed, for the various persons, detailed, named to attend the King during his absence out of the kingdom, for the despatch of the business of the Secretary of State's Office. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 37.
Same to same -For the issue of 1,000l. to Edward Weston for incidents for the Secretary of State's Office [when accompanying the King] at Hanover as above. 1 page.Ibid, No. 38.
April 29Report to the Customs Commissioners, England, from R. Parsons Comptroller General of the Accounts of the Customs,concerning the balance due to the Crown from the collector of Barbados at Xmas, 1734, and the annual charge and discharge of that collection from said date. 3 pages.Ibid, No. 39.
April 30J. Scrope to the Customs Commissionerstransmitting the petition of John Whitfield and John Baird concerning Levant wines under seizure.Customs Book XV. p. 493.
May 1Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lrods, to the Commissioners and Trustees for Fisheries and Improvements in Scotland.Approving their plan, detailed, of improvements for the year, and of the employment of 1,541l. present savings in hand.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 173–4.
May 2J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners, England.To seal up the Earl of Harrington's baggage, he being to attend the King abroad.Customs Book XV. p. 496.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Lands.For a particular of lands called Kirkstall Ings. of which George Fox prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on said Fox's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VII. p. 55.
May 3Report to the Treasury from Sir William Yonge, Secretary at Waron the memorial of the Captains of the three Independent Companies to be formed for the defence of South Carolina, concerning their establishment and levy money.
Endorsed:—7 May, 1745. Read. 2pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said memorial, signed by William Walmesley, agent, with order of reference dated 1745, April 25. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 1.
May 7Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to John Wynn, of mines in Conway and 10 parishes, named, in Carnarvon.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 55–7.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Sealof several messuages in Bettwsdisserth, co. Radnor, to Robert Clayton.Ibid, p. 58.
May 7Report to the Treasury from Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General,on the memorial from Gilbert Fleming, Lieut. Gen. of the Leeward Caribbee Islands, concerning the estate of John Watts, a bastard intestate. 5 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said memorial with order of reference, dated 1745, April 9. 1¼ pages.
(b) (c) 2 affidavits. 1 andpages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 2.
Treasury warrant to the Stamp Commissioners.To repay land tax, 1745, to Stamp officers of under 100l. per an. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 230.
May 8J. Scrope to the Board of Ordnance.For an account of the arms and drums lost at sea or taken by the enemy, and which are directed by a royal sign manual to be provided afresh by the Office of Ordnance.Letter Book XX. p. 172.
Same to the Clerk of the Council in Waiting.Transmitting the Customs Commissioners' report on the petition of Joseph Chitty, owner of the “Mermaid.”Ibid.
May 10Petition to the Treasury from Philip Dwyerfor release from Newgate -Reference Book X. p. 275.
J. Scrope to the Barons of the Exchequer and the Commissioners of Excise and of Customs, Scotland.Leave of absence to Mr. Bowles, agent in England.North Britain Book XIV. p. 172.
May 11Same to the Customs Commissioners, England,concerning the baggage of the Earl of Chesterfield, Ambassador, &c., to the States General, which is arrived from Holland on his Majesty's yacht and the “Mary” sloop.Customs Book XV. p. 496.
May 14Same to same -Leave of absence to Keating King, landwaiter at Liverpool.Ibid.
Memorial to the Treasury from H. Waller in the absence of the Honble. Edmond Waller, Cofferer of the Household.For an issue of 2,000l. to the linen drapers towards their expense in the service of the linen for this year.
Endorsed:—As under 1745, May 15, supra, and 1744, April 19, supra, pp. 689. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) The Board of Greencloth to Edmond Waller for same. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 3.
May 15Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To refund land tax, 1745, to Customs officers of under 60l. salary.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' memorial.
Customs Book XV. p. 497.
Petition to the Treasury from Peter Rickards, sheriff of Radnor.For 40l. paid by him as rewards for apprehending sheep stealers.Reference Book X. p. 277.
Same to same from Edward Philip Pugh, same of Carmarthen [sic? for Carnarvon].For 112l. 10s. 3d. for his expenses in his year of office in 1743.Ibid.
Same to same from Lynch Salusbury Cotton late Receiver General of Crown Rents in North Wales.Concerning his accounts of said receivership and his application for a rental and for statements of arrears.Ibid.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant from W. Finch to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1745, May 7.For the provision of Chapel furniture for William Popple, Governor of Bermudas: to an estimate of 106l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 217.
May 17J. Scrope to the Navy Commissioners.Concerning the paybooks of the several Navy Treasurers.Letter Book XX. p. 173.
May 21Warrant by the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Attorney or Solicitor General.For a grant, under the Great Seal, to Gilbert Fleming of the escheated estate of John Watts, late of St. Christopher.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 142–3.
Petition to the Treasury from Hugh Rork, alias Roark, smuggler.For release from Wood Street Compter -Reference Book X. p. 277.
May 22Warrant by the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Duke of Montagu, Master General of the Ordnance.For the repair of the Cobb pier at Lyme Regis, to the estimate of 1,200l.
Appending
:—Certificate of the state of the pier, &c., by William Horneck, Director of Engineers to the Office of Ordnance.
King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 143–4.
Same, countersigned by same to the King's Advocate and Procurator General in the Admiralty Court and Courts Ecclesiastical.For Sir John Hynde Cotton, et al., to have the administration of the goods and effects of James Smith and James Waters, intestate bastards.Ibid, p. 144.
Same, countersigned by same, to Thomas Winnington, Paymaster of the Forces.For a rent of 200l. per an. to be paid by the Crown for the rent of Pendennis Castle, leased from Martin Killegrew, from 1714, he being since deceased and the lease expired.Ibid, pp. 146–7.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For stay of process against Samuel Jeake, late Collector of Rye port.
Prefixing:—Jeake's petition.
Customs Book XV. p. 497.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to George Fox of a moiety of lands called Kirks tall Ings, co. York.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 58–61.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant from W. Finch to “Lord Viscount” Glenorchy of date 1745, May 7.For the provision of chapel plate for William Popple, Governor of Bermudas: to an estimate of 80l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 217.
Treasury warrant to John Phillipson, Surveyor General of Woods.To proceed in the execution of all warrants, &c., to Mr. Legge, late Surveyor General of Woods, as if directed to himself.
Prefixing:—Said Phillipson's memorial.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 315.
May 23Petition to the Treasury from James Bell, smuggler,for release from Lancaster Castle gaol and concerning his debts and effects.Reference Book X. p. 278.
Same to same from Ferdinand John Paris.For his expenses in defending the Crown's right to a large tract of land in Virginia, claimed by Lord Fairfax, having been employed therein by Mr. Paxton, late Solicitor of the Treasury.Ibid.
Same to same from Thomas Powell, a prisoner in Maidstone gaol for smuggling.For release, that he may repair to his duty in the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards, to which he belongs.Ibid.
Same to same from Samuel Benion, of Shrewsbury, grocer.To be paid the duties, detailed, on tobacco burned in his house.Ibid.
May 23Petition to the Treasury from Geo. Brice, of Deal,proposing to compound for receiving prohibited East India goods.Reference Book X. p. 278.
Same to same from John Davisfor stay of proceedings against him for unlawfully entering a room where an officer of the Crown had a look upon some salt.Ibid.
Same to same from William Gallant.For a reversionary lease of two messuages, &c., in Piccadilly.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 61.
J. Scrope to the Taxes Commissioners.To attend the Treasury on Tuesday next with proper certificates, papers, and accounts with a view to appointing Receivers General of this year's land tax.Letter Book XX. p. 173.
May 25Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland,concerning Ralph Uvedale's letter complaining of sundry fees and duties demanded by the officers of the revenue in Ireland on victualling ships of war at Kinsale.Irish Book IX. p. 446.
May 28Same to the Board of Workstransmitting a memorial concerning the dangerous condition of the whole building belonging to the Horse Guards at Whitehall: with directions for a survey thereof forthwith.Letter Book XX. p. 173.
May 29Petition to the Treasury from Edward Shortfor annuity stock to be made out in his name, he having lost a receipt from the Bank.Reference Book X. p. 278.
Same to same from John Southard, dealer in cider.To be discharged the duty on cider shipped on board the “Dolphin” at Bristol, which ship was taken by a French privateer.Ibid, p. 279.
Same to same from Joseph Kemp, a surety of Robert Greeno, a tobacco merchant, London,for discharge of said Green from confinement.Ibid.
Entry of Treasury allowance or permissionto Lord Sundon to enclose part of St. James's Park during the building he is proposing.
Prefixing:—Lord Sundon's letter to John Scrope.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 217.
Treasury warrant to William Chetwynde, Master and Worker of the Mint.To renew a contract with the English Copper Company for 200 tons of copper for the mint.
Prefixing:—Said Chetwynde's report on the tenders for said contract: there being only one other tender, viz., from some merchants at Bristol.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 316–7.
Same to the Earl of Leicester and Sir Everard Fawkener, Postmaster General.To continue to Thomas Pitches, Accomptant of the Post Office. 50l. per an. additional salary, paid to him as Deputy Accomptant from 1740, the said additional salary having ceased on his appointment as Accomptant.
Prefixing:—Postmaster General's report on Pitches's petition.
Ibid, pp. 317–8.
May 29Petition to the Treasury from Sir Francis Haskin Eyles Styles, and William Cockell.Concerning Sir John Eyles's and Sir Joseph Eyles's suretyship for Henry Flower, late Receiver General for Wilts.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 427.
May 31Same to same from the executors, detailed, of John Lawton and Mark Frecker.Concerning the administration of the personal estate of Richard Norton, of Southwick.Reference Book X. p. 279.
Same to same from Elizabeth Paxton.Concerning the abovesaid administration and her husband's expenses therein.Ibid.
Report to the Treasury from the Commissioners of Revenue, Ireland.Concerning the claims of fees and duties on provisions for the King's ships made by the Customs officers at Kinsale. 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 5.
June 1J. Jeffreys to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.for their reasons for dismissing Charles James, Comptroller at Stranraer.North Britain Book XIV. p. 175.
The Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated from Grosvenor Square.For a grant of the profits of the bishopric of Derry, during vacancy, to Dr. George Stone, bishop designate. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVI. No. 6.
June 7Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Ley.Concerning the estate in Devonshire of Jeremiah Ley.Reference Book X. p. 279.
June 11Hen. Fane (in the absence of the Secretaries of the Treasury) to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the complaint of the Governor of Barbados against the Collector and Comptroller of Bridgetown.Customs Book XV. p. 499.
Same to [the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland].Leave of absence to Mr. Ponsonby, one of their number.Irish Book IX. p. 446.
Same to Sir William CorbettTo repair to Ireland to keep up the quorum of abovesaid Commissioners there.Ibid, p. 447.
The Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to the Treasury, dated from Grosvenor Square,for preparation of a royal sign manual for allowing the payments already made to the widows of officers on the establishment of Ireland, and for continuing on that establishment the present annual allowance. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 7.
June 12Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1745, May 23.For the provision of bedding for the King's footmen in waiting at St. James's: to an estimate of 40l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 218.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of a piece of ground where the Ice Houses formerly stood, near St. James's Park, of which Sir John Cope prays a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on the pteition for same.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 61–3.
June 12Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the site of the manor of West Walton, co. Norfolk, of which Dame Mary Clarke, widow, and Mary and Henrietta Shaw, spinsters, pray a reversionary lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on the petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 65–6.
Report to the Treasury from T. Walker, Surveyor-General of Crown Lands,on the petition of Edmond Butler, of the Middle Temple, for a lease of premises to be discovered at Aldcliffe, co. Lancs. 4 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with order of reference, dated 1744. Nov. 27.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 9.
Same to same -on same of George Gibson, of the Inner Temple, for the purchase of the abovesaid premises at Aldcliffe. 4 pages.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, with order of reference, of date 1744–5, Feb. 13.
Ibid, No. 10.
June 13J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.For delivery of Mr. Whitfield's and Mr. Baird's wines now under seizure.Customs Book XV. p. 499.
Same to same - -Concerning the wines of Baron d'Haslang, late Envoy Extraordinary from the Emperor of Germany, who now continues here in the character of Envoy Extraordinary from the Elector of Bavaria.Ibid, p. 500.
Petition to the Treasury from Matthew Woodfordfor 810l. for victualling Placentia and Annapolis: viz., 360 men for three months, to 1745, March 31.Reference Book X. p. 280.
Same to same from Samuel Artis of Yarmouth, merchant,concerning his debenture for corn loaded in the “Morning Star,” of Weymouth.Ibid.
Warrant under the sign manual of the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to Viscount Weymouth, Ranger and Keeper of St. James's Park.To permit Sir John Cope to erect a bow window, &c., into St. James's Park.
Prefixing:—Extract of a letter from the Earl of Harrington, dated Hanover, June 2/13.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 63–4.
Same under sign manual of same, countersigned by same.For a grant to George, Bishop of Derry, of the temporalities of that see during vacancy.Irish Book IX. p. 448.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar to 1745, April 14.Letter Book XX. p. 170.
June 14Same to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Capt. Ashe, commander of the Customs sloop at Plymouth.Customs Book XV. p. 385.
June 18Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Seelfor payment of interest on a debenture for tobacco exported by him in April, 1732.Reference Book X. p. 281.
[Before
June 19]
Petition to the Treasury from Charles Dunbar, late Surveyor General of Customs for Barbados, Bermudas, and the Leeward Isles.Concerning his dismissal from said post in consequence of Dinwiddie's survey of the 4½ per cent. duty.
Endorsed:—19 June. 1745. Read. 2 pages.
Followed by
:—(a-b) Two earlier (?) petitions of William Dunbar on behalf of his brother Charles as above. 1 and 2 pages.
(c) An earlier (?) petition of said Charles Dunbar, by way of reply to the report of the Customs Commissioners of May, 1743, concerning him. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 15.
June 19Contract between the Treasury and the Bank of England.For the circulation of 750,000l., Exchequer bills on malt, 1745.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 324.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To release Hugh Rork from the Wood Street Compter on his enlisting in the land or sea service.
Prefixing:—Customs Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XV. p. 501.
J. Scrope to same -To attend the Treasury concerning Lascelles and Dinwiddie.Ibid, p. 502.
Same to same -Leave of absence to Charles Walbeoffe -Ibid.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the wines of the Chevalier de Champigny, Envoy Extraordinary from the Elector of Cologne, and of the Portuguese minister, for whom Monsieur Caettano applies.Ibid, p. 500.
Same to same - -Concerning the baggage of Lord Tyrawley, late Ambassador to the Empress of Russia, expected soon from Holland, in the “William and Mary” yacht.Ibid.
Petition to the Treasury from Thomas BreretonConcerning his surety for William Tonge, late distributor of stamps, co. Lancaster.Reference Book X. p. 280.
Same to same from Joseph Chitty.Concerning the decree against him in the Exchequer Court.Ibid.
Same to same from William Allix and George Burchett, Commissioners for collecting the 6d. per man per month from merchant seamen's wages for Greenwich Hospital.Concerning the item of 191l. 19s.d. collected thereon by Thomas Billings, Surveyor of Customs of Sunderland port.Ibid, p. 281.
Same to same from the Earl of Homefor discharge of old blench and other dues due from his father and himself as sheriffs of Berwick, and of other dues on the lands and barony of Hume and lordship of Coldingham.North Britain Book XIV. p. 174.
J. Scrope to the Secretary at War.Forwarding papers, detailed, concerning the doings of smugglers at Eastbourne, in Sussex.Letter Book XX. p. 175.
June 19Thomas Corbett to John Scrope, dated Admiralty Office,concerning the transfer, without landing, of wine on board H.M. ship “Folkston,” being the remains of her sea store, and praying a general permit in the like cases in view of the cases of the “Newcastle” and “Shark” from the Mediterranean and the “Kinsale” from Newfoundland. 4 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 17.
Petitions to the Treasury from James Hayes et al., detailed respectively,for appointment as Receivers General of land tax, 1745, for co. Berks and other counties, respectively detailed: and offering sureties.Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 411–14.
Entry of Treasury warrant of allowance to Sir John Copefor him to enclose ground in St. James's Park to lay rubbish on during the rebuilding of his house.
Prefixing:—Cope's petition.
Crown Lease Book VII. p. 64.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.For a particular of the manor of Acklam, co. Yorks, of which Sir Marmaduke Constable prays a new lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyor's report on the petition for same.
Ibid, pp. 66–7.
Petition to the Treasury from John Owen, late Receiver General for co. Lancaster.Concerning his loss by remittances and his debt on his accounts for house duties, 1734.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 427.
June 21Hen. Fane (in the absence of the Secretaries of the Treasury) to the Customs Commissioners,forwarding from the Lords Justices the letters of Mr. Campillo, the Venetian Ambassador, concerning an insult by a Customs officer to a Venetian subject on a Venetian ship.Customs Book XV. p. 502.
June 25Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells, and all officers of the Receipt concerned.To make good out of the Sinking Fund the deficiency at 1745, Lady Day, on the duty on wrought plate.
Prefixing:—Certificate of said deficiency.
Money Book XLII. pp. 37–8.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt.To distribute and apply the 1745, June 24 quarter's income of the General Fund.
Prefixing:—Statement of income and liability of said fund for said year.
Ibid, pp. 54–5.
Same to same - -For same of same of the General or Aggregate Fund.
Prefixing:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 60–1.
Report to the Treasury from Edward Greenly, his Majesty's Procurator General, dated Doctors Commons,on the petition of Thomas Ley, of Merton, Devon, clerk, concerning the estate of his father, Jeremiah Ley. 3 pages.
Appending
:—(a) and (b) Two affidavits by said Thomas Ley. 2 and 1 pages.
(c) Said Ley's petition with order of reference, dated 1745, June 7. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 19.
June 26Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a lease to Sir John Cope of a piece of ground in St. James's Place, in the parish of St. James's, Westminster.
Prefixing, &c.:—Constat, ratal and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 67–8.
Petition to the Treasury from Theophilus Lane.To be appointed Receiver General of land tax, 1745, for co. Hereford.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 414.
Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties of James Hayes, et al., detailed, as Receivers General for land tax, 1745, for co. Berks, and other counties, respectively detailed.Ibid, pp. 417–9.
Same to sameFor stay of process against John Owen, late Receiver General for Lancashire.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Ibid, p. 428.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners.For stay of process against the sureties of William Tonge, late stamps distributor for co. Lancs.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 318.
Same to the Earl of Orford, Auditor of the Receipt, Edward Walpole, Clerk of the Pells, and all others, officers, &c., of the Receipt concerned.To renew a lost Exchequer annuity order, No. 3445, in the name of Judith, wife of Sir Edward Leighton, of Loton, Salop.
Prefixing:— Affidavit and certificate.
Order Book XVIII. pp. 195–6.
June 27J. Scrope to Mr. Wood, Secretary to the Customs.Concerning the wines on the “Success” sloop, from Rotterdam, sent to Monsieur de Champigny, Envoy Extraordinary from the Elector of Cologne.Customs Book XV. p. 503.
Same to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the passports desired by Mr. Nesbit and Mr. Jarnegan to carry French wines &c., to Ireland.Ibid.
Petition to the Treasury from Sir Philip Honeywoodfor remission of the King's share of a seizure of 101 dozen of French wines, sent from Flanders, where it was part of his store.Reference Book X. p. 281.
Same to same from Robert Hall.For a new lease of a messuage in Jermyn St.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 69.
Same to same from Richard Gildart, junr., and Michael Thirkle, junr.To be appointed Receivers General for co. Lancaster and co. Suffolk, respectively, for land tax, 1745.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 414.
Memorial to same from the Board of Worksconcerning the lease to the late Earl of Wilmington of a piece of ground, part of the King's garden at Windsor, joining to the Queens little House. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 20.