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'Warrants, Letters, etc.: 1745, July-September', Calendar of Treasury Books and Papers, Volume 5: 1742-1745 (1903), pp. 769-780. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=92080 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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1745, July–September

July 1Warrant by the Lords Justices, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the King's Advocate and Procurator General.For Thomas Ley, clerk, to have administration, for the use of the Crown, of the effects of Joseph Coplestone Worth, bastard intestate.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. p. 172.
July 1Petition to the Treasury from Richard Masonconcerning William Jones's claim on the escheated estate of John Britton.Reference Book X. p. 282.
July 3Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For the discharge of Robert Green on conditions.
Prefixing:—Customs Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XVI. p. 6.
J. Scrope to same -Leave of absence to Christopher Clayton, inspector of unrated East India goods, London port, and to John Chaffin.Ibid, p. 2.
Treasury warrants to the Kings Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties of Michael Thirkle et al. as Receivers General for land tax, 1745, for co. Suffolk and other counties, detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 420.
Same to the Excise Commissioners.To repay John Southard 34l. 13s. 4d. excise on cider taken at sea by the enemy.
Prefixing:—Report.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 318–9.
July 4J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.To reprimand their officers at Barbados for not assisting the Governor.Customs Book XVI. p. 6.
Petition to the Treasury from Peter Burrell and John Bristow.For 1,001l. 9s. 6d. on their contract for beef for Minorca garrison to 1745, May 24, being a moiety of six months' allowance then due.Reference Book X. p. 282.
Same to same from Valentine Haseldine, executor of Richard Cooper,concerning 44l. 19s. 10d. levied on the outlawry of Henry Cooper, of co. Hants.Ibid.
Same to same from William Campbell, of Lochdochart.For a lease of the tenth part of the mines and minerals on his lands.North Britain Book XIV. p. 176.
J. Scrope to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.Concerning Mr. Peele's acoount of money received for rent of Aldeliffe Hall, co. Lancaster.Letter Book XX. p. 176.
Same to the Board of WorksTo renew the lease of the piece of ground at Windsor in the name of the Chancellor of the Exchequer.Ibid.
Same to the Taxes Commissioners.Concerning the case of John Parker et al. relating to Mr. Pacey's debt to the Crown.Ibid.
Same to Sir Thomas Robinson.Forwarding the Customs Commissioners' report on the behaviour of the Customs officers of Bridgetown, Barbados.Ibid, p. 177.
Same to Mr. Sharpe -To try an issue with William Jones about some escheated lands of John Britton at High Littleton, co. Somerset.Ibid.
Same to Mr. Lane - -To forthwith shore up the whole building belonging to the Horse Guards at Whitehall.Ibid.
Same to the Board of WorksTo prepare a plan for the rebuilding of the above.Ibid.
July 4Petitions to the Treasury from Sir Peter Davenport et al.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax, 1745, for co. Chester and other counties respectively detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 415.
July 5The Navy Commissioners to George Dodington, Treasurer of the Navy.For 3,130l. 14s. 0d. being the agreed purchase price of Haseler farm in Alverstoke, co Southampton, purchased in order to build a hospital for sick and wounded seamen. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 21.
Petition to the Treasury from Theophilus Lane, Receiver General of land tax for Hereford.To be appointed Receiver General of house duties for same county.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 428.
July 10Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu of date 1744–5, March 23.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's service at Greenwich, Hampton Court, St. James's, Kensington, Richmond and Windsor: to an estimate of 735l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 219.
Same for same of same from same to same of date 1744, Dec. 24.For same, detailed, for St. James's and Richmond Lodge: to an estimate of 980l.Ibid, pp. 221–2.
Same for same of same from same to same of date 1744, Sept. 28.For same, detailed, for St. James's, Richmond, and the Wardrobe Office at Whitehall; to be delivered to James Calthorpe, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe: to an estimate of 636l.Ibid, pp. 222–3.
Same for same of same from same to same of date 1744, Sept. 28.For the similar provision of four door curtains of scarlet for the House of Lords: to an estimate of 56l.Ibid, p. 223.
Same for same of same from same to same.For an allowance of bedding to Marshall Ryder, Clerk of the Robes: to an estimate of 37l. 7s. 0d.Ibid, p. 224.
Same for same of same from W. Finch to Lord Glenorchy of date 1745, May 7.For the provision of chapel plate to the Earl of Hyndford, Ambassador, &c., to Russia: to an estimate of 3,100l.Ibid, p. 225.
Petition to the Treasury from James Mainwaring.For a reversionary lease of lead mines in Prestatyn, co. Flint.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 69.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal.Of a messuage, &c., in Churchill, co. Worcester, to Edmund Morris.Ibid.
July 10Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To permit Col. John Brown to land arms for 60 men free of duty at Dublin.
Prefixing:—Brown's petition.
Irish Book IX. p. 450.
Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties of Sir Peter Davenport et al, detailed, as Receivers General for land tax, 1745, for co. Chester and other counties, detailed.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 420.
Petition to the Treasury from Richard Reddall.To be appointed Receiver General of land tax, 1745, for co. Beds.Ibid, p. 415.
July 10J. Scrope to the King's Remembrancer.To attend the Trial of the Pix at the Usher's house in the Receipt on Tuesday, 23rd inst.Letter Book XX. p. 178.
Treasury warrant to the Mint officers.To attend the said Trial of the Pix at the house of the Usher of the Receipt at Westminster, as above.
Prefixing:—Order of the Lords Justices fixing the Trial.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 320.
July 11Petition to the Treasury from Isaac Stephenson, of Bridlington.for remission of the King's share of the “Success,” seized at Carolina, for want of oath of her British build.Reference Book X. p. 282.
July 12Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1744–5, Feb. 12.For the provision of Holland sheets and pillow cases for the King's service: to an estimate of 379l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 224.
July 13Report to the Treasury from the Commissioners of Customs, dated Custom House, London,on the petition of Admiral W. Martin, relating to duties leviable on prize goods.
Endorsed:—July 17, report agreed to. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition, dated from on board H.M. ship “Edinburgh” in Plymouth Sound, 1745, June 16. With order of reference, dated June 19. 3 pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 23.
July 16Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revell.For 2,202l. 3s. 1d. for insurance of provisions to Gibraltar to 1744, June 10, at 4 per cent, and from that date at 10per cent.Reference BookX. p. 282.
July 17Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland.To allow further time to Emanuel Walker, collector of Port Glasgow, in the matter of Alexander Drummond's balances.
Prefixing:—Report.
North Britain Book XIV. pp. 194–5.
Same to the Kings Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Richard Brodribb and Richard Reddall as Receivers General for cos. Worcester and Beds, respectively, for land tax, 1745.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 420.
John Baird and John Whitfeld, to John Scrope, dated from London.Concerning the disposability of the King's third of their wines seized by the Customs officers. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Copy of a minute of the Customs Commissioners of 1741–2, Feb. 20, concerning seizures. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 25.
Treasury warrant to Sir Dudley Ryder, Attorney General.for Phillip Dwyer (imprisoned for a misdemeanour) to be discharged from fine and confinement on entering a man of war.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 320.
Same to William Benson, one of tho Auditors of Imprests.To pass Augustus Schutz's account of the Robes for two years to 1743, June 24.
Prefixing:—Said account, total, 7,203l. 3s. 11½d.
Ibid, p, 321.
July 17Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For arrangoes to be delivered to Daniel Saunders, of Bristol, merchant, to be exported.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XVI. p. 9.
July 18Petition to the Treasury from Hibbert Newton, collector, surveyor, and searcher of Customs in the Province of Nova Scotia.To be allowed to appoint his son John as his deputy in his office, in which he has served 30 years.Reference Book X. p. 283.
J. Scrope to the Paymaster of the Forcesto consider the proposals agreed on between the Secretary at War and Lieut. Gen. Wentworth for raising three Independent Companies for South Carolina.Letter Book XX. p. 179.
Same to Sir William Yonge, Secretary at War,concerning the Customs Commissioners' desire for Dragoons in Suffolk and Sussex to assist against smugglers.Ibid.
Same to Comptrollers of Army Accountsconcerning their taking a lease of the house of John Edwyn, in Great Scotland Yard, as a fit place for their office, at 150l rent.Ibid, p. 180.
July 23Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.For wines (Spanish wines exported from Scotland) to be delivered to John Whitfield et al., on conditions.Customs Book XVI. pp. 9–10.
Petition to the Treasury from William Williams and Francis Appleyard.To be appointed Receivers General of land tax, 1745, for co. Cardigan and part of York, respectively.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 415.
Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the sureties of William Williams et al., detailed, as Receivers General for co. Cardigan, &c. detailed, for land tax. 1745.Ibid, p. 420.
Account certified by John Selwyn [senr.]of allowances, &c., due for Richmond Lodge, from 1744, Lady Day, to 1745, June 24 (total, 1,980l. 18s. 0d.). 2½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 26.
Same certified by J. Selwynof the late Queen's establishment of salaries and pensions for 1745, June 24 quarter. 1 page.Ibid, No. 28.
Separate Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take the securities of Theophilus Lane, as Receiver General for land tax and house duties, respectively, for co. Hereford.
Prefixing:—Taxes Commissioners' report.
Affairs of Taxes IV. pp. 338, 429.
July 24Petition to the Treasury from James Thomas and Robert Gardiner, of Northfleet, watermen.concerning the exaction of the remainder of their bond for one Blake in 1737.Reference Book X. p. 283.
Same to same from John Bazeley, captain of the “Eagle” privateer, of Dover (marked cancelled).For satisfaction for taking a smuggling cutter, of which John Grayling was master, by delays over which he was deprived of taking a prize of 9,000l. value, which was taken by another Dover privateerIbid.
July 24J. Scrope to Mr. Weston -To procure the King's signature to a grant in favour of Duncan Robertson “my Lord Chancellor doubting whether the Lords Justices are not by their instructions restrained from signing” same.Letter Book XX. p. 180.
July 25Entry of renewal of the contract between the Treasury and the Bank of England.For circulating Exchequer bills, 1745, to the value of not less than 2,500,000l.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 325.
July 26Report to the Treasury from the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, dated Exchequer Chamber, Edinburgh.On the petition of William Campbell of [Lochdochart], concerning a lease of mines. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) Said petition with order of reference, dated 1745, July 4. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVII. No. 30.
[After
July 26]
Petition to the Treasury from Allan Campbell, eldest son of William Campbell, of Lochdochart.Concerning the lease of mines to his father lately deceased. 1 page.Ibid, No. 31,
[After
July 26]
Rival petitions to the Treasury from (a) Charles St. Clair and Joseph Pringle, (b) Patrick Haldane, late a Commissoner for forfeited estates, Scotland.Putting forward their claims on the remaining funds from said forfeited estates for unpaid salaries ut supra, pp. 682, 707. 1 and 2 page.Ibid, No. 32.
Aug. 8Same to same from William Temple, Collector of Customs at Berwick on Tweed.For his expenses in prosecuting several notorious owlers.Reference Book X. p. 285.
Aug. 14The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury.For tbe issue of a further 1,000l. to the Treasurer of the Chamber for the expenses of the messengers sent abroad. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 1.
Aug. 16Petition to the Treasury from Theodore Jacobson of London, merchant.Concerning the cargo of the ship ‘Young Lambert’ from Smyrna, now at Standgate Creek.Customs Book XVI. p. 4.
[?]Same to same from John Noble, of Bristol, merchant.Concerning his ship “George” from Zante laden with currants, now at Bristol.Ibid.
[Before
Aug. 20]
Memorial to same from Thomas Clarkson, late of Cabus, but now of Walton in the Dale, co. Lanes.Concerning his claim as first discoverer of the concealed estate at Aldcliffe, co. Lanes.
Endorsed:—Recd. 1745, Aug. 20. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 2.
Aug. 20J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the baggage of the King and the Earl of Harrington, the King's arrival being soon expected.Customs Book XVI. p. 6.
Aug. 21Petition to the Treasury from Mat: Woodford.For 819l. for victualling Placentia and Annapolis, 1745, April 1 to June 30.Reference Book X. p. 283.
Same to same from Matthew Hunter of Whitby, master and mariner.Proposing to compound for smuggling.Ibid.
Aug. 21Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe or his deputy.For a grant to Dame Mary Clarke et al. of the site of the manor of West Walton, co. Norfolk.
Prefixing, &c.:—Particular in Latin, memorandum, ratal, and demise.
Crown Lease Book VII. pp. 70–3, 78.
Same to same -For same to Sir Marmaduke Constable of the manor of Acklam, co. Yorks.
Prefixing, &c.:—As above.
Ibid, pp. 74–7.
Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury, for a charter of grantto Duncan Robertson of the estate of Alexander Robertson, forfeited in 1690.North Britain Book XIV. pp. 196–200.
Aug. 22J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning their report on the petition from Hibbert Newton, Collector, &c., for Nova Scotia, for erecting a new office.Customs Book XVI. p. 12.
Same to sameConcerning wines belonging to Monsr. Champigni, minister from the Elector of Cologne.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To pay Samuel Artis 62l 10s. 0d. for bounty on wheat lost in Yarmouth Road.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners report.
Ibid, pp. 13–14.
Petition to the Treasury from William Fortune.To be appointed Receiver General of land tax, 1745, for co. Monmouth.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 415.
J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.Concerning two ships from Bordeaux with wine stopped at Dublin by the “Bessborough” sloop.Irish Book IX. p. 452.
Same to the Lord Steward of the Household, Treasurer of the Chamber, Paymaster of Pensions and Board of Works.For accounts respectively of the debt in their office at Midsummer, 1745, distinguishing same quarterly.Letter Book XX. p. 181.
Aug. 24Treasury warrant to the Board of Works.For repairs of the barge houses
Prefixing:—Petition from the master of the King's Barges and report from the Board of Works thereon.
Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 218.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant from William Finch to the Duke of Montagu, of date 1745, May 7.For the provision of chapel furniture, detailed, for the Earl of Hyndford, Ambassador, &c., to Russia: to an estimate of 408l.Ibid, p. 226.
Same for same of same from the Duke of Grafton to the Duke of Montagu of date 1745, June 23.For the provision of furniture, detailed, for His Majesty's service at St. James's; to an estimate of 247l.Ibid, pp. 226–7.
Aug. 26J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning some things of Baron Haslang, Envoy from the Elector of Bavaria, which have been seized at Harwich.Letter Book XX. p. 182.
Aug. 27Same to sameLeave of absence to James Kelsall, a landwaiter at Liverpool.Customs Book XVI. p. 14.
[Before
Aug. 28]
Memorial to the Treasury from the Commissioners for building Westminster Bridge.For the issue of the 25,000l. granted by Parliament for said bridge, anno 1745. “Memorialists are now purchasing several houses and parcels of ground for opening the street intended to be called Parliament Street.”
Endorsed:—Prepare a warrant for 15,000l. 1 page.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 3.
Same to same from John Whitfield and John Baird, merchantsConcerning a seizure of their wine, and the demands thereon made by the Customs Officers.
Minuted:—ut supra p. 711. 1 page.
Appending
:—(a) the state of Mr. Proctor's claim on said seizure. 1 page.
Ibid, No. 4.
Aug. 28J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning the baggage of the Countess of Yarmouth and Baron Steinberg, and the baggage belonging to the German Chancery and Monsieur Reichen, which is expected soon in the river.Customs Book XVI. p. 14.
Same to same -Leave of absence to Samuel Dicker, Surveyor and Comptroller of Jamaica.Ibid, p. 15.
Treasury warrant to sameFor 122 chests of arms (firelocks and bayonets) to be exported from the Tower to Ireland duty free.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland.To permit the abovesaid chests of arms for His Majesty's stores to be landed in Ireland duty free.Irish Book IX p. 452.
Same to the Salt Commissioners.To repay land tax, 1745, to Salt offiers of under 100l. salary.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 229.
Contract between the Treasury and the Bank of England.For the circulation of 650,000l. in Exchequer bills on malt, 1745.Ibid, p. 324.
J. Scrope to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts.Forwarding T. Revell's list of men victualled at Gibraltar, to 1745, June 4.Letter Book XX. p. 170.
Aug. 29Petition to the Treasury from William Taylor and John Taylor.Concerning their surety for Alexander Dick, tobacco merchant: pray release from confinement.Reference Book X. p. 284.
Same to same from Richard Cooke, William Mills and Edward Brice, of London, linen drapers.Concerning the proceedings against the abovesaid Dick, their debtor.Ibid.
Same to same from Francis Trenham, of Hartlepool, co. Durham, mariner.Concerning the seizure of the ship “Providence,” of London, of which his son John Trenham is master.Ibid.
Same to same from Thomas Salter, brother to the late Sir John Salter, Alderman.Concerning a lost debenture for drawback on corn shipped from Shoreham.Ibid.
Aug. 29J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Concerning wines and raisins seized belonging to William Cookson, of Hull.Customs Book XVI. p. 15.
Same to Mr. Nesbit -Concerning the ship “St. Matthew,” of Dublin, Patrick Martin, master, under seizure.Irish Book IX. p. 452.
Same to [the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland].Leave of absence to Sir William Corbett, one of their number.Ibid, p. 446.
Aug. 30Same to same -Concerning underhand trade between France and Ireland.Ibid, p. 454.
Same to Mr. Stone - -Forwarding papers, detailed, concerning an underhand trade between Ireland and France, for same to be laid by the Duke of Newcastle before the King.Letter Book XX. p. 182.
Sept. 2Same to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Thomas Hinds, a tidesman of London port.Customs Book XVI. p. 14.
Sept. 3Same to same -Concerning the goods of Baron Haslang, minister from the Elector of Bavaria, which are arrived in the “Mary” sloop from Holland.Ibid, p. 15.
[? Sept. 4]Entry of assignment under the Exchequer Seal to William Popple.Of the equity of redemption of the manor house called Paddingwick alias Pallenswick, in Hammersmith, Fulham.Crown Lease Book VII. p. 78.
Sept. 4Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To discharge James Gardiner from Newgate. Further to release Thomas and Robert Gardiner on their entering on board a man of war.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XVI. p. 16.
Same to same -For the delivery of buff accoutrements landed at Chester for Major Gen. Richard St. George's regiment of Dragoons.
Prefixing:—Memorial from Alexander Wilson, agent to said regiment.
Ibid, p. 4.
Same to same -To permit Thomas Lester, founder, to export 18 musical bells to Amsterdam.
Prefixing:—Lester's petition.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 326.
Sept. 5Same to the King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer.To take securities of William Fortune, as Receiver General of house duties, co Monmouth.Affairs of Taxes IV. p. 338.
Sept. 6H. Fane (in the absence of the Secretaries to the Treasury) to the Stamp Commissioners.Leave of absence to John Thompson, a stamper in the Stamp office.Letter Book XX. p. 183.
Sept. 7The Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to the Treasury, dated from Dublin Castle.Forwarding a draft royal warrant for a lease of Thomas Coulson's land in Limerick city. 2 pages.
Appending
:—(a) The Lords Justices of Ireland to said Earl, dated Dublin Castle, 1745, July 26, forwarding said Coulson's petition. 1½ pages.
Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 5.
Sept. 10Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.To exempt from the tax of 4s. per £ in Ireland Lieut. Gen. Thomas Wentworth.Irish Book IX. p. 455.
Treasury warrant to William Benson, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To prepare for declaration the account of Daniel Race, Chief Cashier of the Bank of England, of money received by the Bank for the contributions to the 1,200,000l. in 3 per cent. annuities and 600,000l. lottery, 1744.
Prefixing:—Statement of said account.
Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 327–8.
Sept. 11Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Morphet et al., of Hastings, mariners,concerning their capture by the Custom House sloop, under Captain Arthur, on the Sussex coast, and the subsequent proceedings against them.Reference Book X. p. 284.
Treasury order for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Duke of Montagu, of the 29th ult.For the provision of Bibles, &c., detailed, for His Majesty's Chapel at Hampton Court: to an estimate of 240l.Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book II. p. 227.
Same for same of same from same to same of same date.for liveries for 1745 for the gamekeepers at Newmarket: to an estimate of 75l.Ibid.
Same, severally, for same of same from same to same of same date,for same for Mr. John Gower, rat killer in ordinary to His Majesty; to an estimate of 14l: for John Mason, Master of the King's Barges, and 48 Royal Watermen; to an estimate of 340l.: for the children of the Chapel; to an estimate of 264l.: for the late Queen's watermen, detailed; to an estimate of 129l.: for Mrs. Alice Bill, herbstrewer in ordinary; to an estimate of 1l. 12s. 0d.Ibid, pp. 228–9.
Treasury warrant to William Aislabie, one of the Auditors of Imprests.To allow in account to Edward Hooper, late Paymaster of Pensions. 977l. 8s. 6d. for fees to 1744, Xmas.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. pp. 326–7.
Sept. 13The Navy Commissioners to John Scrope concerning Sir John Rushout's objection to receive money to complete payments of ships' books from the hands of Mr. Dodington instead of direct from the Exchequer.Endorsed:—“The order of Sir John Rushout being full, my Lords cannot issue any money to him. The present Treasurer to make the payments in such manner as he shall think is regular.” 2 pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 6.
Sept. 16Royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to Sir Dudley Rider, Attorney General.For the sheriff of co. Southampton to pay to Valentine Hasledine money recovered on the outlawry of Henry Cooper, of Ropley.King's Warrant Book XXXVI. pp. 209–10.
J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to Herbert Tassell, collector of Jamaica.Customs Book XVI. p. 19.
Sept. 17Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners.To remit to Isaac Stephenson, of Bridlington, the King's share of the seizure of his ship “Success.”
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners' report.
Customs Book XVI. pp. 19–20.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown lands.For a particular of Abbey Park Wood, in the manor of Burnham, co. Bucks, of which Edmund Waller prays extension of lease.
Prefixing:—Said Surveyors report on Waller's petition for same.
Crown Lease Book VII. p. 79.
Sept. 18
& 20
Reference to the Treasury from the Privy Council and to the Customs Commissioners from the Treasury, of a petition from Robert Rigail, commander of the ship, “La Villa de Bilboa,” a Dutch ship,concerning clearing said ship, which was taken by a French privateer on her passage from Amsterdam to Bilboa, and was retaken by the “Fox,” man of war, and ordered by the Admiralty Court to be delivered to the owners on paying the salvage, “but the officers of the Customs have refused clearing the said ship on account of the Spanish war”: the commander of said ship therefore prays orders to the Customs Commissioners for such clearance.Customs Book XVI. p. 21.
Sept. 18J. Scrope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland,forwarding Mr. Nesbit's letter concerning the ship “St. Matthew,” of Dublin.Irish Book IX. p. 454.
The Duke of Newcastle to the Treasury, dated Whitehall,intimating the King's grant of a pension of 400l. per an. to Mr. Gore, Chief Justice of Common Pleas, Ireland, on his retirement. 1 page.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 7.
Sept. 19Treasury warrant to Henry Legge, late Surveyor General of Woods.To pay to John Philipson, present same, 630l., received by him for works in Wychwood Forest.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII. p. 329.
Sept. 20J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Leave of absence to John ChaffinCustoms Book XVI. p. 2.
Petition to the Treasury from Jonathan Dean and Thomas Stephens,for discharge of duty on cider shipped at Bristol for London, but taken by a French privateer.Reference Book X. p. 285.
J. Scrope to the Paymaster of the Forces.Concerning the request made on behalf of the four regiments of foot ordered to Louisburg, concerning provisions to be supplied them in garrison: and concerning advance of subsistence to same.Letter Book XX. p. 183.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army accounts.Forwarding a bill of George Garnier. Apothecary General of the Army, of medicines, materials, and utensils for the army in Flanders and elsewhere, and of 42 pairs of regimental chests.
Appending:—Said bill.
Ibid, p. 184.
Sept. 21
[? Sept.
18]
Warrant under the royal sign manual, countersigned by the Treasury Lords, to the Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,for completing the lease of a piece of ground at the back of the late main guardhouse at Limerick, belonging to Thomas Coulson. 2½ pages.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 8; Irish Book IX. pp. 456–7.
Sept. 24The Commissioners of the Navy to George Dodington, Treasurer of same.The Admiralty having considered our report of July 25 last on the reference of the respective accounts of the several gentlemen employed in carrying into execution the several matters contained in an address of the House of Commons to the King touching the harbour proposed to be made in the Downs near Sandown Castle, viz., £293 4s. 9d. for expenses and £216 10s. 0d. for time and trouble: desire these to be laid before the Treasury as being a service foreign to the Navy.Treasury Board Papers CCCXVIII. No. 9.
Sept. 26J. Scrope to the Customs Commissioners.Forwarding papers from the Earl of Harrington concerning clothing belonging to one of the Dutch auxiliary regiments, and concerning infected salted hides from Holland.Customs Book XVI. p. 21.
J. Jefferis to same -Leave of absence to Charles Walbeoffe -Ibid, p. 15.
Petition to the Treasury from John Anthony, Thomas Worth and eight others, masters of vessels at St. Ives, Cornwall.For discharge of their coal bonds, they being unable through misfortune to pay same.Reference Book X. p. 285.
J. Scrope to the Paymaster General of the Forces.Concerning Sir John Cope's bills for 4000l. drawn on said Paymaster for subsistence money.Letter Book XX. p. 184.
Treasury warrant to the Paymaster of Lotteries as under date, 1744, August 30, supra p. 580.To pay arrears of interest on tickets of 1st Lottery 1719. to Valentine Lawford and Abraham Fancia.Warrants not relating to Money XXVII p. 260.
Sept. 30Petition to the Treasury from Thomas Revel.For 1,222 15s. 0d. for victualling General Oglethorpe's regiment at Georgia, 1744–5, March 8 to 1745, Sept. 7.Reference Book X. p. 285.
[?]Same to same from Thomas Allen, of Lynn Regis, co. Norfolk, wine merchant.Concerning Spanish wines purchased in Scotland and seized on importation at Lynn.Ibid.
Sept. 30J. Scrope to the Auditor of the Receipt.For a certificate of the deficiency of the land tax 1743, to answer loans and Exchequer bills charged thereupon.Letter Book XX. p. 185.