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Warrant Book: August 1710, 21-31

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24, 1710. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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August 1710

Aug. 21. Dormant warrant by the Treasury Lords to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 1,000l. per an. to each of the Judges of the Queen's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer at Westminster, to wit by debentures for 250l. each at the end of each term: all as by the great seal in that behalf and in confirmation of the like dormant warrant of the late Lord Treasurer. (In the margin: a later confirmation dated 1711 June 7 by Treasurer Oxford hereof.) Money Book XX, p. 362.
Confirmation by the Treasury Lords of a dormant warrant of 1702 June 25, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XVII, p. 263, for paying to Richard Bretton the several annuities or yearly sums of 20l. 60l., 20l. and 100l. in respect of his office of Comptroller of Petty Customs in the port of London and Keeper of the Cocquet Seal there and also of Comptroller of the Customs called Pretermitted Customs in the said port. Ibid. XVI, p. 111.
The like of the money warrants of the 3rd inst. for 600l. to Sir Charles Hedges, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIV, p. 393: and of the 5th inst. for 1,000l. to the executors of Algernoon, Earl of Essex, ut supra, p. 402. Ibid. XX, pp. 342, 422.
The like of the dormant warrant of 1709 Oct. 29 for William Taylour's salary as Usher of the Custom House, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIII, p. 402. Ibid., p. 172.
The like of the money order of July 12 last, supra, p. 363, for 25l. to John Tyas. Order Book VII, p. 505.
The like of same of July 21, supra, p. 368, for 150l. to George Granville. Ibid., p. 504.
Aug. 21. The like of the money order dated 1709 July 5 for 3,000l. to Secretary Henry Boyle for secret service, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIII, p. 181. Order Book VII, p. 262.
William Lowndes to Henry Fern [Customs Cashier]. I have read to my Lords yours of this day acquainting that you are ready to supply 5,000l. for the pressing services of Mr. How's Office [of Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons], and by Monday next will have a further sum of 5,000l. to lend as my Lords shall direct "and that you will use your endeavours on all occasions to serve their Lordships to the utmost of your power." They take very kindly this your readiness to comply with their request and do desire you to make effectual what you have proposed and to continue your good offices for the public service. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 215.
Aug. 22. Money warrant for 1,694l. 10s. 0d. to Charles, Visct. Townshend, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the States General; 1,300l. thereof for 13 weeks' ordinary from May 3 last to Aug. 2 inst. and 394l. 10s. 0d. for a bill of extraordinaries within same time.
Appending said bill of extraordinaries as allowed Aug. 15 inst. by Secretary H. Boyle "I allow this bill for three months as being within the Regulation."
£ s. d.
for postage 154 0 0
for printed wares and written intelligence 63 10 0
for stationery ware 54 0 0
for other extraordinary expenses and incident charges during this quarter 123 0 0
£394 10 0
(Letter of direction dated Nov. 11 hereon.) Money Book XX, p. 363. Order Book VII, p. 464. Disposition Book XXI, p. 6.
Confirmation by the Treasury Lords of the money order of July 12 last, supra, p. 363, for 25l. to John Tarver. Order Book VII, p. 437.
Letter of direction for 43,000l. to John Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons: out of loans to be made by himself on credit of the Candles Duties, the orders for which loans are to be drawn without interest. This sum is to be reserved in said How's hands for such uses of the Forces under his pay as the Treasury Lords shall direct. Disposition Book XX, p. 212.
William Lowndes to James Brydges [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad]. The Treasury Lords have had under consideration a proposal from the Bank of England for supplying you with 50,000l. towards paying General Stanhope's bills for money taken up in Switzerland. They readily agree to the said proposal (of which I send you a copy) and desire you on your part to comply with the Bank in all things desired from you therein. Ibid., p. 213.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Bernard Hutchins, Receiver General for Co. Somerset and Bristol for the arrears anno 1707 of Land Tax and Houses and for the said taxes for 1708, the petitioner praying allowance of 568l. for his extraordinary charges therein. Reference Book VIII, p. 414.
Aug. 22. Same to same of the like petition of Samuel Clark for allowance of 1,144l. 11s. 5½d. for his like charges as Receiver General for Co. Hereford from 1701 to 1705. Ibid., p. 420.
Aug. 23. Royal warrant dated Kensington establishing pensions as follows to be paid by Spencer Compton:
Per an.
£
to commence from Michaelmas 1709.  
to Margaret Swintown, widow 50
to commence from Lady day 1710.  
to Elizabeth Person, widow of Peter Person, assistant to the Pages of the Backstairs to our late dearest Consort 12
Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 329.
Same to the Treasury Lords to give warrant for felling timber as follows to raise 500l. to be paid to Charles, Duke of Bolton, as royal bounty: out of money in the hands of the Surveyor General of Woods, South Trent, arising from the sale of wood, to wit, to be raised by the sale of so many of the trees in New Forest blown down by the dreadful storm in 1703 as are now remaining in the bailiwick of Burlegh and by the felling of other decayed trees and scrub beech in said forest. (Treasury warrant signed hereon Aug. 28.) (In the margin. a later confirmation dated 1711–12 Jan. 21 by Treasurer Oxford hereof.) Ibid., pp. 332–3.
Confirmation by the Treasury Lords of the money order of May 23 last, supra, p. 302, for 500l. to Mitford Crowe. Order Book VII, p. 428.
William Lowndes to Sir Michael Heneage to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 215.
Same to the Master, Warden and Fellows of Trinity House to report on the enclosed particular and draft [missing] of a warrant for granting to Mr. Everard and his wife a further term in a certain light house on Chappel Lands in Norfolk. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed [draft] royal warrant [missing] for allowing the account of moneys received and paid by Capt. Webb for fortifications at Gibraltar. Ibid., p. 216.
Aug. 24. Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 200l. per an. salary to Col. John Pearne for his support and maintenance as Lieut. Governor of Montserrat as from Aug. 4 inst., the date of his commission as such, and in pursuance of the policy of the Order in Council of 1703 April 10 for allowances to the Lieutenant Governors of the Leeward Islands in lieu of all presents from the Assemblies, thereby freeing them from their dependence on the said Assemblies. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 331.
Aug. 24. Royal sign manual for 200l. to Capt. John Starling for his pains and expenses in coming express from Spain with letters from Lieut. Gen. Stanhope, Commander in Chief of the Forces there, of the state of affairs in that kingdom. ("A warrant was signed by the Lords Commissioners of Treasury upon the aforegoing sign manual.") (Money order dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Aug. 29 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 331. Order Book VII, p. 465. Disposition Book XX, p. 216.
Same for 500l. to Col. Crofts for his pains &c. in coming express from said Stanhope with an account of the victory lately obtained by the Forces of us and our Allies over the Duke of Anjou's Army near Almanaria [Almenara] in Catalonia. (Money order dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Aug. 29 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 331. Order Book VII, p. 465. Disposition Book XX, p. 216.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to John How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, to pay 354l. 6s. 6d. to the Bank of England for interest of sundry sums advanced to him as follows by said Bank at different times for supplying the pressing occasions of the Forces under his pay.
Appending: account of said advances: certified by Tho. Mercer for the Bank of England 1709 Sept. 1:
£ s. d.
17 March 1708–9 to 23 April 1709, 10,000l. at 6 per cent. 60 16 5
11 April 1709 to 23 April 1709, 12,000l. [at 6 per cent.] 23 13 5
6 May 1709 to 1 Sept. 1709, 14,000l. [at 6 per cent.] 269 16 8
£354 6 6
Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 338.
Treasury confirmation of the money warrant of Aug. 3 inst., ut supra, p. 393, for 50l. to the heirs of Nicholas Yates. Money Book XX, p. 342.
Letter of direction for 409l. 15s. 0d. to John. Visct. FitzHardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: out of Civil List moneys: and is to be applied as follows: viz.
£ s. d.
to Theodore Randue, Housekeeper of Windsor Castle, for half a year's salary to 1710 Lady day 160 0 0
to the Lord Almoner for the Daily Alms and Poor at the Gate for last Sept. 29 quarter as usual 179 15 0
to the seven gamekeepers for their liveries, by way of advance from June 24 last 70 0 0
£409 15 0
Disposition Book XX, p. 214.
Aug. 24. William Lowndes to Mr. Wilcox to lay before the Treasury Lords a state of her Majesty's forests of Whittlewood and Salcey shewing what estates or interests are granted therein, the officers employed, their allowances, by what authority appointed and how paid. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 215.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the Swedish Minister's complaint about the ship Hedwig Sophia being detained at the Hermitage [Wharf] notwithstanding she has performed quarantine. Ibid., p. 216.
Treasury reference to Mr. Walpole [as Secretary at War] of the petition of the Marquis Montandre in behalf of the Officers of his Regiment shewing that he had her Majesty's order of Dec. 23 last for raising his Regiment and the Officers have completed the same; and that since the discontinuance of the Regiment the pay of the non-commissioned officers and men has been applied as part of a fund for the maintenance of the prisoners taken at Almanza: therefore praying payment of 2,436l. to reimburse the charge the Officers have been at in recruiting viz. 2,076l. for the Officers, being so much advanced by them in raising 524 volunteers at 4l. each and 340l. for so much charged on the Regiment for 85 imprest men. Reference Book VIII, p. 420.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to pay 200l. to Joseph Mitchell without account as royal bounty: in consideration of the services of his father Sir Michael Mitchel and the low circumstances in which he left the petitioner and the rest of his family. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 205.
William Lowndes [to the Customs Commissioners in Scotland]. I have read to the Treasury Lords your proposition for rewarding William Strode and other officers of the Customs for their services in seizing several cargoes of French wines lately imported into Scotland; and at the same time the petition of John Short, Accomptant and Inspector General of the Customs, Scotland, for consideration for his services in relation to the same. Please reconsider the matter and report what is reasonable to be done. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 210.
Aug. 25. Money warrant for 18,278l. 6s. 0½d. to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets, for the principal, interest and benefits due upon the 117th payment of said tickets, which is the next payment in course.
Cancelled and replaced by a money warrant of same date for 37,008l. 13s. 6½d. to him for the 117th and 118th payments which are the next payments in course.
Appending: certificate by said Arnold and J. Duncombe, Comptroller of the said Tickets, of the money due on the said payments:
£ s. d.
principal money due on the 117th payment after abating 30l. for three benefits above 20l. each 9,970 0 0
interest of 997 tickets from 1700 Lady day to 1710 Aug. 25, being 3,805 days at a halfpenny a day each 7,903 6
benefits 405 0 0
£18,278 6
principal money due on the 118th payment after abating 40l. for four benefits above 20l. each 9,960 0 0
interest of 996 tickets from 1700 Lady day to 1710 Aug. 25, being 3,805 days at a halfpenny a day each 7,895 7 6
benefits 875 0 0
£18,730 7 6
Money Book XX, pp. 364, 365. Order Book VII, p. 465.
Aug. 25. Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 74,983l. 15s. 9½d. to Deficient Funds as follows: said sum representing the income between July 10 last and Aug. 25 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows: viz. 20l. from whale fins; 2,281l. 4s. 7½d. from New Customs; 2,239l. 13s. 11½d. from Additional Impositions; 3,969l. 15s. 8½d. for Vellum [Duties] Continued; 26,463l. 7s. 0d. from Continued Impositions; 6,408l. 2s. 0d. from Salt Duty; 13,628l. 12s. 6d. from Windows; the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows: "the proportions for loans on the Register for the Duties on Leather and interest thereof out of this month's divident amounts to 21,582l. 2s. 11d. But it being computed that 13,576l. 7s. 1¼d. will be sufficient to discharge all the [remainder of the] said loans and the interest thereupon, let the entire sum of 13,576l. 7s. 1¼d. be deducted for that service."
  Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament. How they stood on the Register the 25th Aug. 1710. The distribution and application hereby ordered.
  £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
First 3s. Aid 415099 0 0 95835 13 20422 6
Paper for Plate 15400 0 0 4000 0 0 757 13 2
Malt Tickets 579060 0 0 62075 0 0 28488 19 4
Leather 504438 0 0 13125 11 13576 7
Third Quarterly Poll 212770 17 0 44800 0 0 10468 0 9
Third 3s. Aid 25823 2 9 5771 6 1270 9 4
  1752590 19 9 225607 11 74983 15
Money Book XX, p. 366.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes. The Chamberlain of [the City of] London has attended the Treasury Lords with an estimate of the arrears of Land Tax anno 1709 standing out in his receipt, amounting to 44,850l. 10s. 4d. Please write to the Aldermen of each Ward therein to hasten the raising of said arrears within their respective Wards: and please take such other methods as you think proper for hastening in the arrears of [said Tax in] Middlesex, Westminster and the Inns of Court. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 216.
Aug. 25. Same to Mr. Walpole [Secretary at War] returning the two reports which you made to her Majesty in the case of Don Diego De Moya y Benevedes and of Monsieur de Bleville. Her Majesty agrees thereto and directs the necessary [royal] warrants to be prepared and letters writ to the Earl of Galway in behalf of said petitioners.
Appending: extract of said reports:
(1) that Don Diego De Moya may receive six months' subsistence on account of what is due to him from the Regiment in which he serves, to enable him to make his voyage to Portugal: and that the Earl of Galway be desired to pay him his arrears of subsistence.
(2) that a letter be written to the Earl of Galway to provide for Monsieur Bleville in Portugal and that he may deserve 20l. to make his voyage thither.
Ibid., p. 217.
Same to Mr, Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad. The Treasury Lords are desirous of hearing from time to time the state of your Office in relation to receipts, payments and remains. I enclose a copy of their order entered in the Minute Book under date Aug. 24 inst., ut supra, p. 41, directing you to return a fortnightly certificate and that your Deputy Paymasters Abroad, Sweet, Cartwright, Morris and Mead, transmit same fortnightly from the Low Countries and once in two months at furthest from Portugal and Spain. Ibid.
The like letter to Mr. How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, enclosing copy of the like order or minute relating to his Office. Ibid., p. 218.
William Lowndes to Sir Henry Furnese to attend the Treasury Lords on Tuesday afternoon next, they being unwilling to treat with any other about furnishing the moneys proposed to be furnished in Portugal without first speaking with you. Ibid.
Aug. 28. Letter of direction for the issue to the various Paymasters as follows of the sum of 343,059l. 11s. 2¼d. or such other sum as (together with the loans already made on the Duties on Candles and Apprentices anno 1710) shall complete 500,000l. [on that fund], being the credit granted [by Parliament by the Act 8 Anne, c. 5] thereupon: and is to be issued out of loans to be made by the said Paymasters themselves severally on credit of said fund: viz.
£ s. d.
to Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Debentures charged on Irish Forfeitures, in part of 49,357l. 17s. 2d. for a year's interest on the said debentures 29,357 17 2
to John How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, to complete 543,775l. 18s. 6¾d. for the Guards and Garrisons anno 1710 72,324 14
to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance, to complete 234,000l. for land and sea services of the Ordnance anno 1710 15,332 14
to James Brydges, Paymaster of her Majesty's Forces Abroad, to complete 567,845l. 14s. 4d. for Subsidies [to the Allies] anno 1710 124,320 10
to Thomas Jett to complete the abovesaid year's interest on the debentures 20,000 0 0
to James Brydges in part of 1,126,035l. 16s. 2d. for [the Forces in] Spain and Portugal 81,723 15 3
£343,059 11
The orders for the loans by the said respective Paymasters are to be drawn without interest and are to be reserved in their hands for such services of their respective Offices as the Treasury Lords shall direct. Disposition Book XX, pp. 215–16.
Aug. 29. Money warrant for 50l. to George Collins, one of her Majesty's Messengers [of the Chamber] in ordinary, in reward of his service (over and above all allowances to be made him for travelling charges by bills) in coming here from the Army in Flanders by order of the Duke of Marlborough with the news of the surrender of Bethune. Money Book XX, p. 364. Order Book VII, p. 466. Disposition Book XX, p. 216.
Same for 100l. to Charles Harrison, Solicitor for her Majesty's Affairs in the Exchequer Court, as imprest for necessary expenses in soliciting and speeding several causes in said Court. Money Book XX, p. 367. Order Book VII, p. 467. Disposition Book XX, p. 216
Same for 49,357l. 17s. 2d. to Thomas Jett (appointed by Treasurer Godolphin 1708 April 14 to register and pay the unsatisfied debentures charged upon the Irish Forfeitures): to be as imprest for the payment of a further year's interest at 5 per cent. on the unsatisfied debentures charged on the said Forfeitures: to be satisfied out of any moneys arisen or to arise by the surplus granted to her Majesty for the service of the year 1710: all as by a clause of appropriation in the Act [7 Anne, c. 31] for Continuing Several Impositions. Money Book XX, pp. 368–9. Order Book VII, p. 466.
Money order for 104l. 11s. 10d. to the executors of Sir H. Gould, late a Justice of the Queen's Bench: for 41 days from Feb. 13 last, the last day of Hilary term (to which time he was last paid) to March 26 following, being the day of his death: on his 1,000l. per an. Order Book VII, p. 468.
Same for 51l. 0s. 5d. to the executors of Sir John Holt, late Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench: for 20 days from Feb. 13 last as above to March 5, the day of his death: on his same. Ibid.
Confirmation by the Treasury Lords of the money order of Aug. 2 inst., supra, p. 342, for 300l. to Ann Foyles. Ibid., p. 448.
William Lowndes to James Brydges to send to the Treasury Lords forthwith (this afternoon) an account what tallies or orders remain in your hands [for loans on the funds] of the year 1710 or any former years for the Forces in the Low Countries, for those in Spain or Portugal, for subsidies to the Allies and for Extraordinaries of the War, each account by itself distinctly; and also what further occasions for money (beyond the [Exchequer] Bills for 350,000l.) will be necessary to pay bills of exchange or other pressing services before the end of this year. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 218.
Aug. 29. Same to the Treasurer of the Navy for a like account as to the Navy and Victualling. Ibid., p. 219.
Same to said Brydges to write to Mr. Sweet forthwith to transmit to my Lords a state of his account current made up to Aug. 24 [inst,] "distinguishing under proper heads and particularly that it may appear thereby what cash is really and truly in his hands and how far the payments he has made have carried on the subsistence to the Subject Troops and full pay to the Foreign Troops, setting down the precise day to which they respectively are paid and if any money has been advanced to any of the said Troops beyond such day that it be particularly expressed in the said account and that the said state be transmitted under Mr. Sweet's hand and be such as may with certainty be relyed [upon]." My Lords also direct you to bring on Monday next such an account of receipts, payments and remains as you were directed by my letter of the 25th inst., supra, p. 427. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the [particular] Auditor of the [Crown Land] Revenue [concerned] of the petition of Maurice Hunt shewing that he purchased from the Trustees for Sale of Fee Farm Rents several fee farms, of which some appear to be illeviable: therefore praying reprisal for the defective rents. Reference Book VIII, p. 420.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the petition of [John Pooley] Bishop of Raphoe (whom her Majesty is graciously inclined to reinstate in that bishopric which had been forfeited by him for not taking the oath of abjuration at the time and in the Courts appointed by Act of Parliament [1 Anne, st. 2, c. 21] in England) "praying that the clause may be inserted [in his grant] for discharging him from the payment of the First Fruits which upon such new grant of the said bishopric he may be liable to." [See private Act, 9 Anne, c. 10.] Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 205.
Aug. 30. Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a commission under the great seal to Sir Thomas Parker, Chief Justice of the King's Bench, and 26 others, detailed, to ascertain the respective sums to which the proprietors of the lands thought fit to be purchased for the fortifications at Portsmouth, Chatham and Harwich are entitled, several of the proprietors having insisted upon extravagant rates and refused to agree without unreasonable gain. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, pp. 333–7.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to take in loans to the amount of 19,350l. on the Act of 7 Anne [c. 13], for Continuing Several Impositions: same to be to meet six months' interest due July 7 last at 6 per cent. on the 645,000l. loans advanced on said Act.
Prefixing: certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt of the said interest so due. Money Book XX, p. 367.
Aug. 30. Treasury warrant to the Receipt to take in loans to the amount of 21,872l. 0s. 4d. on the Act of 6 Anne [c. 73], for Continuing the Half Subsidies &c.: same to be to meet six months' interest to June 9 last at 6 per cent. on the 729,067l. 15s. 6¾d. loans advanced on said Act.
Prefixing: certificate of such interest. Money Book XX, pp. 367–8.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the masters of the ships Lagestrom and Marquiretta from Stockholm, praying leave to unlade without performing quarantine, their crews being in perfect health. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 219.
The like as to the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir Renolph Kippé et al., owners and freighters of the ships Henry, Crown Prince and Hedwick Sophia, praying leave to unlade, the goods having been long under quarantine. Ibid.
The like as to the ships Donegall, Britannia and Rose. Ibid., p. 220.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Lord Dartmouth with the affidavits of Thomas Johnson and Esther Markes relating to a clandestine trade with France. Ibid.
Order by the Treasury Lords to same to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the Queen in Council dated Kensington Aug. 28 to release the Henrietta pink of Whitby, Anthony Adamson master, from quarantine, she having come from Gottenburg, a place that has not been infected with the plague and with a lading of iron and deals which are not susceptible of infection and her crew in perfect health. Out Letters (Customs) XV, p. 316.
The like order for the ships Arsenal, Flying Hierpe, Salvator and Charles, laden only with iron and wood from Gothenburg. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Works of the petition of Major Gen. Holmes of the Coldstream Regiment of Guards for repair of the Guard Rooms and Tilt Yard at St. James's and of the bedding and furniture: to a total of 454l. 11s. 11d. Reference Book VIII, p. 421.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to pay 33,585l. 18s. 6d. to the Ordnance, England, by 2,798l. 16s. 8½d. every two months for arms &c. for the new Arsenal at Dublin, ut supra, pp. 18–19. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, pp. 206–7.
Aug. 31. Money warrant for 500l. to William Borret as imprest for charges of prosecuting suits relating to her Majesty's service. (Letter of direction dated Oct. 25 hereon.) Money Book XX, p. 372. Order Book VII, p. 467. Disposition Book XXI, p. 2.
Confirmation of the money warrant of Aug. 5, supra, p. 401, for 15l. to the Schoolmaster of Southwell. Money Book XX, p. 388.
Aug. 31. The like of the money order of April 29 last, supra, p. 265, for 1,549l. 15s. 5¼d. to Samuel Edwyn. Order Book VII, p. 453.
The like of same of 1709–10 Feb. 23, supra, p. 181, for 1,059l. 6s. 9d. to Samuel Edwin. Ibid., p. 410.
The like of same of Aug. 5 inst., supra, p. 400, for 67l. 16s. 6d. to William Grymes. Ibid., p. 455.
The like of same of 1709–10 Feb. 16, supra, p. 173, for 1,084l. 18s. 7d. to Samuel Edwyn. Ibid., p. 402.
The like of same of July 20 last, supra, p. 371, for 74l. 14s. 6d. to Walter Hamilton. Ibid., p. 478.
The like of same of June 7 last, supra, p. 313, for 300,000l. to the Paymaster of the Ordnance. Ibid., p. 421.
The like of same of July 21 last, supra, p. 372, for 300l. to Daniel Parke. Ibid., p. 478.
The like of same of 1708–9 Feb. 28 for 1,318l. 2s. 9d. to Samuel Edwyn, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIII, p. 86, to wit for the unsatisfied remainder thereof. Ibid., p. 251.
William Lowndes to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed reports [missing] from the Customs Commissioners on the petition of the traders and inhabitants of Jamaica, ut supra, p. 396. Can such bonds be legally taken for the Duties as are mentioned in the said report ? Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 220.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the merchants and traders to the East[land] country for the release of the ships as therein from any further restraint on account of quarantine. Ibid.
Same to her Majesty's printers to deliver to Mr. Popple, Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade, 20 copies of four Acts of Parliament viz. 10 and 11 Wm. III., c. 21, for further Duties upon Sweets; 3 and 4 Anne, c. 7, for Exportation of Irish Cloth to the Plantations; 6 Anne, c. 57, for ascertaining the rates of Foreign Coin in the Plantations; 6 Anne, c. 64, for Encouragement of the Trade to America. Ibid., p. 221.