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Warrant Book: April 1711, 11-20

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25, 1711. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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April 1711

April 11. Confirmation by Treasurer Oxford of a money warrant of Feb. 2 last, supra, p. 155, for 300l. to Dr. Richard Bentley. Money Book XXI, p. 105.
The like confirmation of a money warrant of 1710–11 Feb. 2 for 383l. 6s. 8d. to Charles, Duke of Somerset, for 5¾ years to 1709 Xmas on his annuity of 100 marks as Master of the Horse to her Majesty. Ibid., p. 386.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] (received by the Treasury Lords from the Queen) of Capt. Isaac Gerveran, late of Major Genl. Sabin's Regiment, praying a pension on the Establishment of Ireland, being disabled by wounds in the late and present war. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 222.
April 12. Treasury allowance of the incidents bill, not detailed, of the Salt Duty Office for the quarter ended 25 Dec. 1710: total 509l. 19s. 10¾d. Money Book XXI, p. 60.
The like of the salary bill of the Officers for the Duties on Clerks and Apprentices viz. John Montague, Register and Comptroller, and Jabez Hughs his clerk: from 1st May to 25 Dec. 1710, being for half a year and 55 days: total 130l. 4s. 6d. Ibid., p. 63.
The like for salary bill of said Officers for 1711 Lady day quarter [to a like total]. Ibid.
The like for the salary bill of the Stamp Office for same quarter, being ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIV, p. 557. Ibid.
Letter of direction for 250l. to Baron Scrope for 1711 Lady day quarter on his allowance as one of the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland. Disposition Book XXI, p. 83.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of William Holbech touching some frauds committed in the county of Devon by the Receiver General of Land Tax. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 337.
Same to same to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Mr. Webb relating to the Receiver [General of Taxes] for Co. Worcester, Ibid.
April 12. William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on Lord Cheyne's recommendation of Mr. Turney for the place of Receiver General of Land Tax anno 1711 for part of Co. Bucks, and on the sufficiency of Turney's security. Out letters (General) XIX, p. 338.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren. The Governor of the Isle of Wight has petitioned the Treasury Lords praying that her Majesty's castle, houses and lodges there may be surveyed and rebuilt or repaired to make them habitable. Please survey as to what may be necessary for repairs only and report an estimate thereof to my Lords. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to discharge from quarantine the ships Unity, Providence, Wm. and Mary, Mary, Nathaniel and John, Eleanor and Blessing, laden with linen yarn, flax and hemp: in accordance with the Order of the Queen in Council of the 10th inst.
The like for the Crane and Emanuel from Dantzic with oaken plank &c.: as by the like Order in Council on the petition of John Thornton et al., owners.
The like for the Six Brothers from Gottenburg laden with iron and deals: as by the like Order in Council on the petition of Andrew Scot, owner. Out Letters (Customs) XV, p. 340.
Treasury reference to Mr. Manley, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of Hugh, Earl of Cholmondeley, for extension of lease of the Hundred of Nantwich, Co. Chester, with the office of Bailiff or Steward of the Courts there. Reference Book VIII, p. 452.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland. The Treasury Lords have referred to the Customs Commissioners, England, Sir David Dalrymple's memorial concerning the restraining the importation of Irish corn and cattle into Scotland &c., ut supra, p. 239, but the said Commissioners have reported that as the same contains matters particularly relating to the trade and coast of North Britain it is more properly under your cognizance. Please report thereon. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 229.
Allowance by the Treasury Lords of the Excise officers' salary bill for North Britain for 1711 Lady day quarter: total 1,165l. 15s. 7d.
The like of the Excise Office incidents bill for said quarter: total 215l. 9s. 5¼d. Ibid.
April 13. Money warrant for 50l. to William Clayton, 50l. to Richard Shorediche for one quarter to 1711 Lady day as Agents for Taxes on their salaries of 200l. per an.; and 16l. 13s. 4d. to Roger Millart for 30 days on the like allowance as a same, to wit from Feb. 24 last (the date of the privy seal appointing him as one of the Agents for Taxes) to Lady day last: and likewise 33l. 6s. 8d. to Robert Barker, late one of the Agents for Taxes, being for 61 days on the like allowance from 1710 Xmas (the time he was last paid) to Feb. 24 last. (Money order dated April 16 hereon.) (The text of the Money Order entry reads 33l. 6s. 8d. but in the margin the sum is stated as 33l. 13s. 4d.) Money Book XXI, p. 60. Order Book VIII, p. 52, Disposition Book XXI, p. 86.
April 13. Same for 1,825l. to John, Duke of Newcastle, Keeper of the Privy Seal, for one year to 1710 Dec. 25 on his 4l. a day in lieu of diet and fee of 20s. a day. (Money order dated April 16 hereon.) Money Book XXI, p. 60. Order Book VIII, p. 53. Disposition Book XXI, p. 86.
Treasury allowance of the incidents bill, detailed, of the Stamp Duties Office for one quarter to 1710 Nov. 1: total 1,174l. 14s. 10¾d. Money Book XXI, p. 61.
The like for same, detailed, for the succeeding quarter ended 1710–11 Feb. 1: total 1,797l. 1s. 2¾d. Ibid., pp. 65–6.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the innovation of a lost loan repayment order No. 1157 on the thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 in the name of Dorothy, Lady Langham. Order Book VIII, p. 50.
Letter of direction for 537l. 10s. 6d. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of Contributions on the Lottery: and is to be accounted as part of 1,500,000l. for the service of the war in Spain anno 1711 and to be applied as follows: viz.
£ s. d.
for subsistence to the Officers and recruits of Sir Robert Rich's Regiment to enable them to repair to their posts 300 0 0
the like for the Officers and two private men of Lord Mark Kerr's Regiment 169 5 6
the like for Capt. Pyott of Col. Richard's Regiment 68 5 0
£537 10 6
Disposition Book XXI, p. 84.
Same for 500l. to Visct. Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household: out of Civil List moneys: to be for the service of his Office and is towards further answering bills of exchange from Holland for wine bought there for her Majesty's use. Ibid.
William Lowndes to James Brydges. By the last mail from Lisbon the Treasury Lords are advised that the 100,000l. is paid which Sir Henry Furnese did propose on Nov. 20 last to furnish at Lisbon. My Lords direct you forthwith to assign to said Furnese so much more of the Malt tallies and Land Tax tallies remaining in your hands for his satisfaction as will complete the said 100,000l. In assigning same you are to take care that the interest accrued thereon to the 13th inst. be reckoned to said Furnese as so much principal. As soon as possible you are to lay before my Lords an exact account of all the orders so assigned to him and of the interest thereon to the end that the Auditors may charge you [with so much interest]. Ibid., p. 85.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Secretary St. John, with a letter to him from the Secretary of Monsieur Vryberge containing a complaint against some of the officers of the Customs "abusing and imprisoning some officers belonging to the Duch [Dutch] men of war." Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 338.
April 13. William Lowndes to Mr. Champante. The Earl of Cornbury has desired my Lords that you be directed to give an account of the merchants' names to whom the bills you mention are due, when they were drawn and for what sums. Please send my Lords such an account [see supra, pp. 45–6]. Ibid., p. 339.
April 13,
14.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to appoint John Karver as a watchman, London port, loco John Harison, deceased.
Robert Farr as surveyor at Exeter loco John Gill, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XV, p. 343.
April 13. Treasury reference to same of the petition of William Astoll, merchant, for leave to the ship Stephen, William Spencer master, with hemp from Derlibau [Libau, to come up to London to discharge; she having performed quarantine. Reference Book VIII, p. 452.
William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Antho. Morris shewing that he has given you information of divers fraudulent practices in the revenue and of great abuses in supplying the common enemy with men and by running large quantities of goods: for which services he has received no encouragement. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 222.
Same to same enclosing Josiah Burchett's letter [missing] setting forth that the Collector of Customs at Kinsale demands that all provisions supplied for her Majesty's ships there may be first entered before being shipped off; and also a copy of the answer from the Victuallers' agent thereto, by which it appears that inconveniences will attend her Majesty's Naval service if the said entry be insisted on. Please report hereon to my Lords. Ibid.
April 14. Letter of direction for 2,792l. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of Contributions to the present Lottery: and is to be applied as follows: viz.
£
in part of 1,500,000l. for the war in Spain and Portugal anno 1711.
for three months' pay in advance to the General and Staff Officers going on the present Expedition to enable them to equip themselves for the voyage 1,414
the like for three Brigadiers ordered for Portugal, viz. Lord William Hay, Stewart and Bissett 378
for Brigadier Hill, who commands the Expedition: for his equipage as by the Queen's warrant 1,000
£2,792
Disposition Book XXI, p. 85.
Feb. [?
April] 14.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to give Mr. Bodvell copies of all papers in your Office relating to the affair of Beaumaris Castle and the assessment of the Land Tax in the island of Anglesea. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 338.
April 15. Treasury allowance of John Thorowkettle's bill of 15l. for 1711 Lady day quarter as Messenger [of the Chamber] attending the Treasury.
Warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 15l. to said Thorowkettle for same quarter as Messenger attending the Customs. Money Book XXI, p. 71.
April 16. Treasury commission to George Allcock as Surveyor of Houses in Co. Warwick loco John Cooper, deceased.
Together with: warrant to the Receiver General for said county to pay him 60l. per an. salary as from Lady day 1711. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, pp. 64, 65.
April 17. Money warrant for 612l. 18s. 0d. to the Officers and clerks of the Tally Court for fees on 6,129 tallies levied and stricken by them for the service of the Crown between Michaelmas 1710 and Easter day 1711: and for which they have taken no fees, being 4,853 tallies of loan on several funds, on which the fees come to 485l. 6s. 0d.; and 1,276l. tallies on the 9 per cent. Annuities [under 8 Anne, c. 12], for which the fees come to 127l. 12s. 0d. Money Book XXI, p. 65. Order Book VIII, p. 53.
Same for 76l. 12s. 3d. to Henry Ballowe and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for joining tallies in the Court of Exchequer: for sorting &c. the foils or counterparts of the abovesaid 6,129 tallies. Money Book XXI, p. 65. Order Book VIII, p. 54.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed report [missing] of the Attorney General relating to Mr. Gerard. What is proper to be done in relation to the money in the hands of Mr. Taylor, assignee of the Commissioners of Bankrupt ? Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 339.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of John Garland, one of the sureties of William Gawthorp, deceased, late Receiver General for part of Co. Lincoln, shewing that he was concerned in returning several sums for the said late Receiver, and there has been an account depending several years between them, the balance of which is no more than 40l. 9s. 10d. and that petitioner is daily vexed with prosecutions much to his prejudice in his trade: therefore praying relief. Reference Book VIII, p. 452.
April 18. Royal letters patent appointing Robert Harmsworth, gent., to the office and place of Keeper [one of the two Keepers] of the Council Chamber: during pleasure: with the fee of 2s. 6d. a day as from March 25 last. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 131.
Royal sign manual for 20,000l. to William Lowndes: for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated April 24 hereon.) (Money order dated April 24 hereon.) Ibid. XXIV, p. 558. Money Book XXI, p. 70. Order Book VIII, p. 54.
April 18. Letter of direction for 226l. 13s. 4d. to the Auditors of Imprests on their salary: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XXI, p. 86.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners. My Lords have read your letter of the 14th inst. with copy of one from the Admiralty Lords to you to solicit for money for the superannuated officers of her Majesty's Navy, who are about 3½ years in arrear. Please send my Lords a list or certificate of the names of the persons to whom such arrears are due, what their pensions are and what is due thereon to each. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 339.
Same to Josiah Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty, to move the Admiralty Lords for the discharge of Anthony Morris who is pressed on board her Majesty's ship Phœnix; he having come over from Ireland in order to detect several abuses and injurious practices committed by the merchants and masters of ships there, prejudicial to the revenue. Ibid., p. 340.
The Treasury Lords to the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland. Take care that the accounts of the sums imprested for the charges of the Lords of Justiciary since the Union be duly made up and passed: no account thereof having yet been rendered: "and if any sums are craved to be allowed therein more than what you conceive yourselves sufficiently authorised to allow please represent the same to us in a report, to the end we may lay it before the Queen." Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 229.
Same to same to insert Anne Mac Leane for 20l. a year upon the first vacancy that shall happen in the list of bounties and charities payable out of the 2,000l. part of the Civil Establishment for Scotland: "provided she do reside in Scotland and not otherwise." Ibid., p. 230.
William Blathwayt to William Lowndes to lay before the Treasury Lords "my letter concerning Mr. Byrd's accompts transmitted from Virginia in order to a privy seal, according to the directions of the late Lord Treasurer." In the meantime, having received news from Virginia of the death of Col. Dudley Diggs, my Deputy in that Colony, and having a very good character of Philip Ludwell, Esq., likewise of her Majesty's Council there, I have prepared a deputation for him in the usual form; which [post] he being willing to accept I desire you to present the said deputation to the Treasury Lords for their approval. Out Letters (Plantation Auditor) III, p. 39.
April 19. William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer. The Treasury Lords some time since ordered 167,000l. into your hands out of Contributions for the Lottery anno 1711 to redeem tallies and orders which had been by you deposited with the Bank of England to secure advances by them. Out of the said tallies my Lords now find that 27,000l. on Candle Duties anno 1710 can be disposed of for money upon the [condition or] advantage of having interest allowed thereupon with such retrospection as may be equal to an allowance of 1¾ per cent. from the days the respective moneys shall be advanced to you. My Lords approve of your disposing the said tallies accordingly and direct you to apply as follows the money thus to be raised: viz.
£
for carrying on the payments to the companies of eight ships lost and taken by the enemy; being in part of 34,000l. desired by the Navy Board for this service 6,000
for Hovendon Walker for answering the contingencies of the Fleet under his command now going on the Expedition 1,000
for the carrying on the payments of ships lost and taken as above and for the payment of ships to the end of June 1708 as they come in 20,000
£27,000
Disposition Book XXI, p. 87.
April 19. Same to the Customs Commissioners enclosing a letter [missing] from the Secretary at War concerning the clothing and baggage of the Duke of Northumberland's Regiment which is returned from Holland and stopped at the Custom House. Please give order for the discharge thereof. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 339.
Same to same to report on Thomas Bradford's paper enclosed [missing] entituled his case, in which he represents his case to my Lords. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Vanburgh to report on the enclosed letter from the Duke of Shrewsbury, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, signifying the Queen's approval of an allowance to be made to the Exons of the Yeomen of the Guard for travelling charges during their attendance on her Majesty in their duty at Kensington. Please inform my Lords what are the allowances on the Establishment or by particular warrants to other Officers in the like rank for travelling charges to Kensington and what is reasonable to be allowed in this case. Ibid., p. 340.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] (received by the Treasury Lords from the Queen) of Col. Walter Butler shewing that he has been obliged to sell his own estate to pay 2,300l. principal money and interest money to creditors of Visct. Galmoy, which the petitioner alleges should have been paid out of the forfeited estate of said Visct. Galmoy sold by the Trustees: therefore praying relief therein. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 223.
Money order for 25l. to John Tyas for 1711 Lady day quarter as Clerk of the Pipe in the Exchequer Court, Scotland, with Colin Mckenzie.
25l. to John Tarver for same quarter as Queen's Remembrancer, Scotland. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 232. Order Book VIII, pp. 53, 59. Disposition Book XXI, p. 97.
April 20. Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for passing the accounts of Robert Walpole, appointed by letters patent dated 1709–10 Jan. 21 to be Treasurer of the Navy, notwithstanding that any preceding accounts of former Treasurers of the Navy are not passed and declared: and therein to charge the said Walpole with such supers and imprest bills [belonging to the accounts of former Treasurers of the Navy] as have been cleared within the time of the said Walpole's accounts and whereof he shall have received allowance therein. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, pp. 556–7.
April 20. Royal warrant to Spencer Compton to pay 500l. to Walter Chetwynd, Master of the Buckhounds: to be applied to such uses as the Queen has directed. Ibid., p. 558.
Same to the Treasury Lords to give warrant to the Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, to fell dotard and decayed trees in New Forest sufficient to raise 150l. clear, which sum the said Surveyor General is to pay to Daniel Speering, Thomas Rout and Thomas. Ham to complete the Queen's intended bounty of 400l. towards the rebuilding the parish church of Porchester as by the privy seal of 5 Anne [1706 Dec., ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXI, p. 114]: on which privy seal only 250l. has been paid. (Treasury warrant dated April 24 hereon accordingly to Edward Wilcox, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South. Ibid., pp. 558–9. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 207.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an allowance of 1,200l. a year to Walter Douglas as Captain General and Governor in Chief of the Leeward Caribbee Islands, as well for his support and maintenance in that employment as in lieu of all presents or gifts from the Assemblies of the said islands: the said allowance to commence from 11 April 1711, but from that date until the date of his arrival in the said Government only a moiety of said allowance is to be paid to him, and his other moiety is to be reserved and made payable to the Lieutenant Governor or Commander in Chief of said islands during said Douglas's absence as Governor in Chief: all pursuant to an order of Wm. III. dated 1698 June 22 [Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XIII, p. 97]. The allowance to be paid by levying tallies on the Receiver General of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, pp. 559–60.
Same to same for a same to discharge Henry, Earl of Galway, of the quantity of 1,420 ounces 18 pennyweight of gilt plate and 5,434 ounces and 4 pennyweight of white plate which was delivered 1708–9 March 20 out of the Jewel House to him in his capacity as Ambassador Extraordinary to the King of Portugal: the Queen being now pleased to grant to him the said plate in consideration of many good and acceptable services. Ibid., pp. 560–1.
Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imprests to allow in the account of John Howe as Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons the sum of 48l. 12s. 10d. and in his account for Chelsea Royal Hospital the sum of 24l. 2s. 6d., making together 72l. 15s. 4d., being fees on the passing of his said accounts for the year ended 1709 Dec. 22.
Prefixing: said Howe's memorial for same. Money Book XXI. p. 70.
April 20. Letter of direction for issues as follows amounting in all to 269,245l. 11s. 8d.: out of Contributions to the Lottery anno 1711 [9 Anne, c. 6] after all former directions out of that ready money have been satisfied: all by reason that the Bank of England has advanced sundry sums to the public offices on condition of repayment out of said Contributions and on the security of tallies and orders deposited with the said Bank by the [respective Departmental] Paymasters &c. as follows: and the present direction is [intended] to redeem the said deposits and to comply with the said repayment agreements: viz.
£ s. d.
to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad; to redeem deposits for 40,000l. advanced [by said Bank] for the [exchange] remitters on or about March 20 last and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the second instalment of the Lottery money 40,000 0 0
to same; to redeem deposits for 4,823l. 17s. 7d. similarly advanced for the service of the Expedition on or about March 26 last: and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the third payment of the Lottery money 4,823 17 7
to Robert Walpole, Treasurer of the Navy, to redeem deposits for 30,000l. similarly advanced for the service thereof on or about the 29th March last and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the second instalment of the Lottery money 30,000 0 0
to James Brydges to redeem deposits for 80,000l. similarly advanced for the [exchange] remitters on or about March 29 last and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the said second instalment 80,000 0 0
to Robert Walpole to redeem deposits for 30,000l. similarly advanced for the service of the Navy on or about April 3 inst. and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the money first coming in of the Lottery 30,000 0 0
to John Howe, Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons, to redeem deposits for 30,000l. similarly advanced for the service of the Guards and Garrisons on or about April 5 inst. and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the said first money &c. 30,000 0 0
to James Brydges to redeem deposits for 14,896l. 5s. 1d. advanced similarly on or about April 5 inst. to clear accounts of interest &c. with the Bank and others: and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the said first money &c. 14,896 5 1
to ditto to redeem deposits for 3,525l. 9s. 0d. similarly advanced about April 6 inst. for several services and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the said first money &c. 3,525 9 0
to ditto to redeem deposits for 16,000l. similarly advanced for Sir Thodore Janssen's remittances to Savoy on or about April 10 inst. and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the said first money 16,000 0 0
to Robert Walpole to redeem deposits for 20,000l. similarly advanced about the 19th inst. for the service of the Navy and agreed by my Lords to be repaid out of the said first money &c. 20,000 0 0
£269,245 11 8
"and because [or in order that] such other directions as are already ordered by letters [of direction] to you [the Auditor of the Receipt] to be paid at stated times out of the said Lottery money may not be delayed when they become payable by reason of the issues hereby appointed for the Bank, their Lordships are pleased to direct that in all issues which shall be made out of the said Lottery money at and after the said respective stated times of payment the sums now unsatisfied upon the said letters [shall] have preference." Disposition Book XXI, pp. 88–9.
April 20. William Lowndes to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad. Mr. Sloper has represented to my Lords that having discoursed with the claimers of about 101,117 pieces of Eight (part of the cargo of the two Genoese ships at Port Mahon which they offer to deliver to her Majesty upon a deposit) concerning the prices of the said pieces of Eight, he finds they choose rather to have tallies and orders deposited in Court until the matter be determined than to ascertain the price now, and that the said tallies should be redeemable upon paying them the value of the said dollars if the cause be determined in their favour. My Lords agree to this proposition and desire you to deposit 26,000l. in tallies and orders on Land Tax and on Malt 1710, now in your hands, in the Admiralty Court as security accordingly. (A like letter to Mr. Smith, her Majesty's Proctor in the Court of Admiralty.) Ibid., p. 90.
Same to the Attorney General and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed reply [missing] to the answer of the Receivers for the new Lottery. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 340.
Same to the Transports Commissioners to report on the papers sent to my Lords by Secretary Lord Dartmouth which he received from the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland concerning a contract made by Sir James Jeffryes, Governor of Cork, for the victualling and transporting immediately from Ireland of about 510 men to Lisbon who otherwise had been (by the accidents therein mentioned) left behind, to the prejudice of her Majesty's service. His Lordship has in a particular manner recommended to my Lords that Sir James Jeffreys may not be made a sufferer for such his zeal to the public. What is proper to be done towards discharging the contract which he has entered into for the said service ? Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to report on the petition of the ministers, churchwardens and congregation of the High German Lutheran Protestants in the Savoy who pray that a grant of the chapel and minister's house in the Savoy intended them by her Majesty (for their performing divine service therein) may be perfected. Ibid., p. 341.
April 20 Treasury allowance of the salary bill of the Customs, London port, for 1711 Lady day quarter: total 7,367l. 1s. 6d. Out Letters (Customs) XV, p. 343.
Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Treasury Lords, England, and the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, to pay 40l. per an. salary to John Lamy, clerk, as from Xmas: in like manner as the allowances in the Establishment for Civil Affairs, Scotland: during pleasure: and to pay hereon forthwith 10l. for 1701 Lady day quarter past. As soon as vacancies in the list for the 2,000l. per an. for such allowances will permit, the said 40l. per an. is hereby to be placed thereon. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 231.