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Warrant Book: June 1711, 26-30

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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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June 1711

June 26. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Receipt to take in loans not exceeding 180,000l. on the Duties on hops as by the Act of 9 Anne, c. 13, lately passed: at 6 per cent. interest payable quarterly. Money Book XXI, pp. 118, 140.
Money warrant for 150l. to Henry Lowman and Mary his wife for half a year to 1710 Sept. 29 on their fee or salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper of Kensington Palace. Money Book XXI, p. 143.
June 26. Confirmation by Treasurer Oxford of the dormant warrant of 1710 Dec. 4 for paying the annuities to Elizabeth Hamilton's sons, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIV, p. 526. Ibid. XX, p. 442.
The like of a same of 1699 July 3 for George Booth's pension warrant, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XIV, p. 408. Ibid. XIV, p. 404.
The like of the warrant of 1708 Dec. 3 for 2,500l. to Charles, Earl of Berkeley, out of wood sales in Dean Forest, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXII, p. 453. Ibid. XIX, p. 403.
Same by same of the dormant warrant of 1702 June 5 for Sir Samuel Morland's 200l. per an., ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XVII, p. 239. Ibid. XVI, p. 57.
The like of the dormant warrant of 1703 April 9 for 2,000l. per an. to the Countess Dowager of Oxford, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XVIII, p. 223. Ibid., p. 311.
The like of a dormant warrant of 1710 Sept. 21 for 4,000l. per an. for the lives of Laurence, Earl of Rochester, and Henry, Visct. Hyde, his son, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIV, p. 457. Ibid. XX, p. 379.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Receipt to innovate eight lost annuity orders, Nos. 260 to 264, 266, 5,633 and 5,634, in the name of Peter Gott. Order Book VIII, p. 70.
Letter of direction for 36,411l. 18s. 11d. to John Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons: out of Contributions on the Lottery anno 1711: and is to be applied as follows: viz.
£ s. d.
on account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1711.
for 33 days' subsistence from May 23 last to June 24 inst. for the several Troops and Regiments on the Establishment of Great Britain 25,178 16 1
on account of the poundage and one day's pay: to complete 61 days' subsistence for the outpensioners [of Chelsea Hospital] to June 24 inst. 4,151 5 0
on account of 5,000 men [for] sea service anno 1711.
for the same 33 days' subsistence for the several Regiments on this Establishment 5,581 17 10
on account for Invalids anno 1711.
for 12 Companies of Invalids on account of their pay from the 24th April last 1,500 0 0
£36,411 18 11
Disposition Book XXI, p. 117.
June 26. William Lowndes to Mr. Burchett. Have the Admiralty Lords anything before them from or touching the person called Moyse Jacqueau ? Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 376.
Same to the Customs Commissioners enclosing a list [missing] of all such ships and vessels as have entered and cleared in the island of Barbados between 1710 Dec. 25 and 1710–11 March 24. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Baker and Mr. Goslin enclosing a letter [missing] from Sir John Jenings concerning [John Goddard, Agent and] the Consul at Tunis. Please attend the Lord Treasurer to-morrow with a statement what money (if any) remains in Mr. Goddard's hands. Ibid., p. 377.
Same to the Commissioners for Taxes to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Mallet for leave to compound for the debt of his father Baldwin Mallet, late Receiver of Somerset. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed presentment [missing] from the Customs Commissioners relating to the computation of the Duties on unrated goods: and also a clause in the Act [9 Anne, c. 12] for new Duties on Hides. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] from Monsieur de Vryberge, Envoy from the States General, on behalf of the heirs of Monsieur de Wildt, desiring an allowance of 178l. 2s. 6d. for the charge of passing his account. Ibid.
Same to George Granville, Secretary at War. to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lieut. Col. Cyprus Bragard, Major John Lestanguette, Capt. Henry Dalbenas, Capt. James St. Christoll, Capt. James Desmaretz and Capt. Ephraim Falaize; together with the reports from the Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, et al. thereon. Ibid., p. 379.
Treasury reference to Sir Edward Northey, Attorney General, of the petition of Simon Harcourt, Clerk of the Crown in the Queen's Bench Court, praying a noli prosequi to the information against him relating to the Stamp Duties. Reference Book VIII, p. 460.
Same to the Commissioners for Taxes of the petition of James Taylor, Receiver General of Land Tax for Whitehall &c., shewing that the sum charged by Parliament for the year 1705 on the Palaces of Whitehall &c. was 30,754l. 6s. 3d., as also the same sum for the years 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710 and 1711: and the [Assessment] Commissioners have assessed but 19,403l. 8s. 0d. for the first six [of those] years, which makes a deficiency of 68,105l. 9s. 6d., which incapacitates the petitioner from passing his accounts and process is issued against him: therefore prays a warrant for stay of process. Ibid. IX, p. 1.
Same to Mr. Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, of the petition of the Officers of the Detachment of Guards commanded by Brigadier Bissett and others who served in Spain, praying to be relieved of the hardships they lie under for want of moneys due to them for purchasing mules and maintaining them for the service in Spain. Ibid.
June 26. Treasury reference to Mr. Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, of the memorial of Mr. Lawrence, apothecary, praying payment of 1,100 and odd pounds due to him for medicines sent with the Earl of Portmore for the service of the Forces in Spain. Reference Book IX, p. 1.
Subscription by Treasurer Oxford for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated 1711 June 6 to the Master of the Jewel House for christening plate [as a present from the Queen at the christening] of the Bishop of Ossory's [John Hartstonge] child: to an estimate of 55l. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 32.
William Lowndes to Baron Scrope to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Excise Commissioners about spirits made by the proprietors of the sugar works at Glasgow &c., who claim an exemption from payment of any Duties "and bring the same into England." Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 245.
June 27. Money warrant for 200l. to William Blencowe for one year to 1710 Xmas on his annuity for his pains and good services in the art of deciphering. (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) (For the letter of direction hereon see infra, under date Oct. 16.) Money Book XXI, p. 107. Order Book VIII, p. 83.
Allowance by Treasurer Oxford of the salary bill of the Stamp Office to 1711 June 24. Money Book XXI, p. 107.
Confirmation by same of the dormant warrant of 1702 July 17 for the 100l. per an. salaries of the Masters in Chancery, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XVII, p. 302. Ibid. XVI, p. 110.
Letter of direction for 1,042l. 10s. 0d. to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: out of Civil List moneys: to be paid over to Henry Wise for works by him lately performed by the Queen's command in her Majesty's two parks and Great Fountain Garden at Hampton Court and in St. James's Park not within his [yearly garden] contract: same having been certified by the Principal Officers of the Works. (William Lowndes to said Dartiquenave dated same to pay same to Wise accordingly.) Disposition Book XXI, p. 119.
Same for the last Trinity term's salaries to the Judges et al. as follows: viz.
£
to the thirteen Judges at Westminster 3,250
to Sir Joseph Jekyll, Chief Justice of Chester 125
to the Second Justice of Chester, Denbigh, Flint, and Montgomery 100
to six Judges of Wales on 300l. per an. each 450
to eleven Masters in Chancery for 1711 June 24 quarter on their 100l. per an. each 275
£4,200
June 27. William Lowndes to Mr. Brydges [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] for a certificate what tallies and orders are in your hands that may properly be a security for 200,000l. which is to be taken as a loan out of the Genoese ships. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 377.
Same to the Board of Ordnance. In reply to your memorial of the 15th concerning the Commission for purchasing lands for fortifying Portsmouth, Chatham and Harwich harbours the Lord Treasurer has appointed a meeting of the Commissioners as you desire. You are to offer the proprietors by way of payment such tallies on Low Wines or Continued Impositions as are in your Office for that purpose. (Same to the Attorney General to appoint the above meeting.) Ibid., p. 378.
Same to the Victualling Commissioners. Pursuant to her Majesty's pleasure the Lord Treasurer directs you to keep a distinct account of all provisions furnished by you for the use of the Land Forces. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Johnson, Clerk of Parliament, for copies of reports and papers which have been laid before the Lords Committees on the method of keeping records and public papers in offices. Ibid. (fn. 1)
Same to Secretary St. John enclosing the letter and case [missing] of Mr. Thomas Colchett concerning a cheat put upon him by Mr. Thomas Hurley. The Lord Treasurer desires you to give immediate direction for taking up the said Hurley and prosecuting him. Ibid., p. 379.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners. My Lord Treasurer approves the devices for the new stamps prepared by Mr. Roos. You are to attend my Lord next Friday with presentments of any matters relating to your Office. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General. I have read to my Lord your report on the petition of several persons who by covenants have united their estates consisting chiefly in moneys payable at the Exchequer and praying to be incorporated: and also the heads proposed by you for a charter for making such incorporation. The Lord Treasurer desires you will hear the Bank of England thereupon and then report your opinion. Ibid., p. 381.
Treasury reference to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts of the petition of Lord Portmore, General Stewart and Lord Tyrawley praying removal of the respits on their several Regiments and that their offreckonings may be cleared to enable them to clothe and settle the debt on their offreckonings. Reference Book IX, p. 2.
Same to same of the petition of the Officers of the First Regiment of Guards shewing that the greatest part of the said Regiment was lost in the battle of Almanza and the remaining Officers being ordered to recruit the Battalion they received 3l. a man for levy money, but by reason of the said remaining Officers and men being on board coming for England no muster was taken of them from 25 Aug. 1707 to 24 Oct. 1707 and they were allowed no pay for that time; upon their application for same it was thought that her Majesty's warrant was sufficient to allow it: therefore desiring directions accordingly "in regard of the necessities there are for the allowances of the said pay." Reference Book IX, p. 2.
June 27. William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report what the Alnage Duties in Ireland have produced yearly for seven years last past, for what term the same are in grant, and what it may be reasonably worth if her Majesty should think fit to direct the purchasing thereof for the benefit of the Crown. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 233.
Treasurer Oxford to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Nicholas Kemys desiring that if her Majesty shall think fit to build a fort at Valentia on the south west coast of Ireland some regard may be had to the petitioner's case and that meantime he may receive some pension or other recompense on the Establishment of Ireland. Ibid.
June 28. Money warrant for 300l. to the executors of Sir Charles Cotterell, late Master of the Ceremonies, for 1½ years to 1709 Xmas on his fee or salary.
150l. to same for same time on his annuity of 100l. in lieu of all allowances by bills. Money Book XXI, p. 108. Disposition Book XXI, p. 106.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Customs Cashier to pay 37l. 10s. 0d. to Christopher Tilson for 1711 June 24 quarter for making a particular account of the application of the Customs and divers other services by direction of the Lord Treasurer. Money Book XXI, p. 108.
Money warrant for 75l. 5s. 7½d. each to the Serjeants at Arms as follows for three quarters to 1710 Sept. 29 on their fees of 3s. a day each and board wages of 2s. 6d. a day each: viz. Thomas Charnock, Thomas Wyberg, Edmund Williamson, Thomas de Critty [Critz]. John Temple, Daniel Gardner, Mathew Hutton, Thomas Turst and Joseph Lawson. Ibid., p. 109. Disposition Book XXI, p. 116.
Allowance by Treasurer Oxford of the salary bill, detailed, of the Malt Office for 1711 Midsummer quarter: total 334l. 2s. 5d. Money Book XXI, p. 109.
Same for the Salt Office salary bill, detailed, for same quarter: total 1,130l. Ibid., p. 110.
Same for the salary bill, detailed, of the Excise for same quarter: total 6,560l. 11s. 11d. Ibid., pp. 111–13.
June 28. Money warrant for 1711 June 24 quarter's allowance for the Bedchamber as follows: viz.
500l. to Elizabeth, Duchess of Somerset, as Groom of the Stole and First Lady of the Bedchamber.
250l. to the Ladies of the Bedchamber, viz. Mary, Duchess of Ormonde; Ann Charlotte, Lady Freschville; Jane, Countess of Rochester; Henrietta, Viscountess Ryalton; Rachell, Duchess of Devonshire; Ann, Countess of Sunderland; Frances, Countess of Scarborough; Juliana, Countess Dowager of Burlington.
125l. each to the Women of the Bedchamber, viz. Agnata Cooper, Abigail Masham, Margaret Feilding, Alice Hill, Beata Danvers, Isabella Hartstongue.
75l. each to the Maids of Honour, viz. Jane Kingdon, Jane Warburton, Mary Forrester, Susanna Yelverton, Ann Wyvill, Henrietta Maria Scarburgh.
(Letter of direction dated July 26 hereon.) Ibid., p. 114. Disposition Book XXI, p. 133.
Allowance by Treasurer Oxford of the salary bill, detailed, of the Candle Duty Office for 1711 Midsummer quarter: total 819l. 14s. 4¾d. Money Book XXI, p. 115.
Money warrant for 23,597l. 2s. 0¾d. to the Bank of England for one quarter to June 24 inst. on the allowance of 3 per cent. for circulating Exchequer Bills, to wit, for circulating 3,154,112l. 10s. 0d. issued in such bills up to the said June 24 inst.: and is to be satisfied out of the like Exchequer Bills to be made forth in the Exchequer and dated June 24 inst.
Prefixing: certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer Bills so issued before said date and of the interest due for circulating same:
£ s d.
on 3,125,812l. 10s. 0d. issued [before March 25 last], three months' interest 23,443 11 10½
on 23,300l. issued April 16 for circulation, 69 days' interest 132 2
on 5,000l. issued May 3 last for discharge of interest, 52 days' interest 21 7
£23,597 2
total Bills, 3,154,112l. 10s. 0d.
(Money order dated July 4 hereon). Ibid., p. 116. Order Book VIII, p. 77.
Same for 75l. to William Weket for attendance and for necessaries for the Treasury Office for 1711 Midsummer quarter and 5l. to John Farra for carrying letters [for the Treasury] for same quarter. Money Book XXI, p. 50.
Same for 150l. to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain of the Household, for same quarter on his allowance or salary. (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated July 26 hereon.) Ibid., p. 116. Order Book VIII, p. 84. Disposition Book XXI, p. 133.
June 28. Money warrant for 140l. to the executors of Dr. Humphrey Gower, late Divinity Lecturer at Cambridge, for 10½ years to 1711 Lady day on a perpetuity of 13l. 6s. 8d. per an. (Letter of direction dated Aug. 15 hereon.) Money Book XXI, p. 168. Disposition Book XXI, p. 141.
Money order for 2,000l. to Treasurer Oxford for 1711 June 24 quarter on his allowance as Lord Treasurer. Order Book VIII, p. 69.
Letter of direction for 25,400l. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of the Contributions on the Act for the 2,000,000l. viz. by 5,000l. out of the first instalment thereof, 10,000l. out of the second and 10,000l. out of the third instalment: and is intended for the following services: viz.
£
to be paid over to Mr. James Milner for the value in his bills of exchange dated the 21st inst. payable in Barcelona at sight for 107,142 dollars 17st. 1d. at the rate of 4s. 8d. sterling per dollar and to be accounted as part of 1,500,000l. voted for the war in Spain and Portugal anno 1711: as per the said Brydges' memorial of the 27th inst. 25,000
to be paid over to Col. William Stanhope, commanding the Regiment late Richards; on account of his subsistence, to enable him to go to Spain 400
£25,400
Disposition Book XXI, p. 121.
Same for 1,000l. to William Lowndes: out of Civil List moneys: and is for secret service [without imprest or account]. Ibid., p. 122.
William Lowndes to Secretary St. John. Mr. David de Flotard, who was employed by her Majesty and the States General in the Cevennes, has represented that the States General have paid him their proportion of his allowance and he desires payment of her Majesty's proportion thereof. Is the allowance rightly stated ? Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 379.
Same to the Transports Commissioners to attend at the taking subscriptions to the South Sea Company at Mercer's Hall in Cheapside on Friday 29 June next with the numbering books of the bills in your Office in order to check all such Transport bills as shall be paid [in by way of subscription] upon the said subscription. (The like letter to the Victualling Commissioners, the Board of Ordnance and the Navy Commissioners.) Ibid., p. 380.
Same to the Victualling Commissioners to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] from William Keen concerning some irregularities at Newfoundland. (The like letter to the Board of Ordnance.) Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed memorial of Richard Holmes shewing that many informations concerning the Customs are entered in the Exchequer but not tried or compounded and that the outport books are not duly returned into the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 381.
June 28. Same to Sir William Fazakerly to give answer to the enclosed representation [missing] of the Commissioners for Taxes relating to the arrear standing on your several receipts [of taxes, to wit for the cities of London and Westminster, the county of Middlesex and Inns of Court and Chancery]. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Popple to inform the Lord Treasurer on what terms the [poor] Palatines were sent to New York. The printer shall have order to send to the Board of Trade the Acts you desire by your letter of yesterday. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Mary Jacquin, Thomas Dade and John James David, sureties of Elias Dupuy, shewing that they have paid the full principal of their bonds: therefore praying that the 310l. interest thereon may not be insisted on. Reference Book IX, p. 2.
Subscription by Treasurer Oxford for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated 1711 April 12 to the Keeper of the Great Wardrobe for the provision of Bibles, Prayer Books &c. and furniture for the Chapel Royal [in the Leeward Islands] for Walter Douglas [Governor thereof]: to an estimate of 133l. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 31.
June 29. Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 26,341l. 12s. 2d. to Deficient Funds as follows: the said sum representing the income between I June and 29 June last from branches of the revenue as follows: viz, 6,953l. 8s. 6½d. from New Customs; 1,119l. 9s. 11½d. from Additional Impositions; 549l. 7s. 4½d. from Vellom; 15,431l. 18s. 9½d. from Continued Impositions; 2,027l. 19s. 1d. from Salt; 238l. 15s. 11d. from Windows; 20l. 12s. 6d. from Marriages, this last item being a surplus from the first General Mortgage [or Amortization or Sinking Fund Scheme]: the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows: viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament. How they stood upon the Register 29 June 1711. The distribution and application hereby ordered.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
First 3s. Aid 415099 0 0 9735 13 [ ]
Paper for Plate 15400 0 0 600 0 0 [ ]
430499 0 0 10335 13
Hereby so much of the said 26,341l. 12s. 2d. as will satisfy not only the principal remaining due as above but also all interest due thereon to date hereof is to be issued and applied on the respective Registers for loans on the first 3s. Aid and on the Paper Duties [viz. as in the second column of the above statement, so as to extinguish and liquidate the same]. The balance which shall then remain of the said sum of 26,341l. 12s. 2d. and all other moneys which shall be brought into the receipt out of said fund as by Act of 1 Anne, c. 1, for Deficiencies is hereby to be issued and applied towards satisfying and discharging other loans (and the interest thereof) registered on the Act of 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 27], commonly called the third General Mortgage for the service of the year 1707 as by the said Act of 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 27]. Money Book XXI, p. 126.
June 29 Money order for 10l. to Peter Le Neve, Senior Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer Court, for 1711 June 24 quarter on his allowance for locking up her Majesty's treasure in the Receipt. Order Book VIII, p. 85.
Same for 40l. to the said Le Neve and William Hutchinson, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer Court, for Easter and Trinity terms 1711 on their allowance for extraordinary pains in sorting and ordering the records [in the Exchequer]. Ibid.
Same for 250l. to Baron Scrope, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, Scotland, for same quarter's allowance for having left his practice at the bar in England. (Letter of direction dated Aug. 1 hereon.) Ibid., p. 84. Disposition Book XXI, p. 134.
Letter of direction for 43,887l. 7s. 11d. to Charles Caesar, Treasurer of the Navy: out of Contributions to the Lottery anno 1711: and is intended to be applied to the uses following: viz.
£ s. d.
on the head of Wages, to pay the Norfolk and Lancaster in order to their being laid up 29,493 0 0
to discharge several vessels lately employed as tenders on her Majesty's ships 1,000 0 0
on the head of Victualling, for officers, labourers and workmen employed at several ports: on their wages 9,860 18 2
to pay bills of exchange drawn from abroad, viz.:
bills from Bristol 27 0 0
bills from Madeira 370 0 0
bills from Genoa 900 0 0
bills from Vaij Bay [Baja] 200 0 0
bills from Hungroad 26 13 6
bills from Gibraltar 1,400 0 0
bills from Lynn Regis 84 0 0
bills from Newcastle 103 13 6
bills from Milford 102 2 9
bills from Leith 320 0 0
£43,887 7 11
Disposition Book XXI, p. 122.
William Lowndes to the Victualling Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Mr. Caesar and Mr. Ward to my Lord on behalf of Mr. Overing, one of your officers, whom you have dismissed. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 380.
Same to Mr. Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, for an account how much of the tallies and orders for 100,000l. on this year's Land Tax for the Guards and Garrisons has been applied and to what particular uses and what remains undisposed and after what sums the same [remain] stands on the Register. Also what other tallies and orders are in your hands of the fonds of former years and after what sums they are payable on the respective registers. Ibid., p. 382.
June 29. The like letter to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, as to the like tallies for 872,606l. 14s. 4½d. on Land Tax anno 1711 and 170,000l. on Malt anno 1711. Ibid.
The like letter to the Treasurer of the Ordnance as to the like tallies for 20,000l. on Malt anno 1711. Ibid.
The like letter to Mr. Hawes for the Navy as to the like tallies for 250,000l. on Land Tax anno 1711 and 20,000l. on Malt anno 1711. Ibid., p. 383.
William Lowndes to Mr. Chetwynd. It is the Queen's pleasure that you forthwith pay to Sir William Windham, Master of her Buckhounds, 500l. of the money you lately received from Mr. Compton for repairing bridges over the bogs and cutting ridings through the heath in Windsor Forest for the conveniency and case of her Majesty's hunting there. Ibid.
Allowance by Treasurer Oxford of the 1711 June 24 quarter's salary bill of the Customs for London port: total 7,354l. 11s. 6d. Out Letters (Customs) XV, p. 344.
The like for the salaries of the officers of the Customs in the Plantations, not detailed, for half a year to June 24 inst.: total 1,735l. Ibid., p. 347.
The like for the salary bills of the Customs for the outports for June 24 quarter: total 9,756l. 11s. 3d. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners for Taxes of the petition of Samuel Clark, Receiver General for Co. Hereford, praying allowance of 467l. 13s. 7d. for extraordinary charges in his receipt between 1705 and 1708. Reference Book VIII, p. 460.
Same to Mr. Borret of the petition of Jo[h]n Baldwyn praying to be paid 40 guineas by said Borret, which he demands as undersheriff of Shropshire for extending the estate of Charles Mason, Esq. Ibid. IX, p. 2.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Daniell Jamineau, merchant, shewing that he shipped outwards for Africa 1,902 poundweight of Great Bugles which were taken by the enemy and redeemed; and the ship at another time driven back; by which accidents the said quantity has been reduced to 1,761 poundweight: therefore praying that a debenture be none the less made out for the whole 1,902 poundweight to enable him to discharge bonds given for the same at export. Ibid.
Same to John Manley, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of Thomas Gardiner for the office of water bailiff of the river Severn, which has been for some time vacant, he being recommended by several worthy persons. Reference Book IX, p. 2.
June 29. Treasury reference to the Commissioners of Taxes of the petition of William Palmer et al., sureties of John Andrews, late Receiver General of Taxes in Co. Warwick (who died about Dec. 1709, in arrear 9,552l. for Land Tax and 1,019l. for Window Tax), shewing that they have paid 3,800l. (the sum of said Receiver's personalty) towards discharge of his debt to the Crown and have secured purchasers for his lands: therefore praying that the Queen's title to said lands [as escheated] may be granted to trustees for sale thereof. Ibid., p. 3.
June 30. Letter of direction for 10,000l. to Charles Caesar, Treasurer of the Navy: out of Contributions to the Lottery anno 1711: and is intended to be paid over to Walter Whitfeild, Paymaster of Marines, as imprest for services as follows: viz.
£ s. d.
towards clearing debts [of the Marines] in quarters for subsistence 8,288 6 8
to pay two bills of exchange from Annapolis Royal for 200 days' subsistence to a detachment of Marines there 1,711 13 4
£10,000 0 0
Disposition Book XXI, p. 123.
Same for 9,166l. 13s. 4d. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of Contributions ut supra: and is intended to be paid over to Edward Gibbon, Esq., for value delivered to said Brydges in his [Gibbons'] bill of exchange dated the 28th inst. for 40,000 dollars payable in Barcelona ten days after sight at the exchange rate of 55 pence sterling per dollar: and to be accounted as part of 1,500,000l. voted for the war in Spain and Portugal anno 1711. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Comptroller of Army Accounts to examine the contracts with James Blake for the 28,036l. 5s. 0d. of small arms &c. sent with the Expedition under Brigadier Hill. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 383.
Same to Mr. Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, to report on Sir Solomon de Medina's amswer to your observations on his demand for bread and bread waggons and the extraordinary charge thereupon to the end of the campaign of 1710. Ibid.
Same to Baron Scrope to report on the enclosed representation [missing] from the Stamps Commissioners relating to [managing] the new Duties [of Stamps] in Scotland. Ibid., p. 384.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. It is represented to my Lord by the Stamps Commissioners that [playing] cards imported do not come under their cognizance but pay as Subsidy goods inwards and consequently will be dispersed indifferently with those made in Great Britain and thereby occasion unavoidable frauds in the Duty and that they have no remedy against this unless you detain all imported cards and dice till the same be marked or stamped in as secure a manner as those made in Great Britain. Please advise with the Attorney General and report thereon. Ibid.
June 30. Same to Mr. Manley concerning the renewal of the grant to Mr. Hill and his wife of Arkingarthdale Forest. Please enquire whether the Queen has any profitable title to the premises and the best means to make same good. The Lord Treasurer desires an account in writing of the state of the records in your Office [of Surveyor General of Crown Lands] and how any of those which are wanting may be recovered, and how to secure them for the future. Ibid., p. 385.
Treasury reference to William Blathwayte, Auditor General of the Plantations, of the petition of Michael Lambert. Esq., Lieut. Governor of St. Christopher, shewing that in consideration of his services the Governor in Chief of said island had granted him a plantation there, on which he has expended great sums of money in settling and improving same: therefore praying a confirmation and continuance of the said grant: [see supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXIII, p. 387]. Reference Book XX, p. 2.

Footnotes

  • 1. See the references, supra, p. 321, for the report of the year 1711. and for similar references in preceding years see supra, p. 444, and Lords Journals, Vol. XVII, pp. 555, 572, 574, 637, and Historical Manuscripts Reports, House of Lords, Vols. VI, pp. 36–49; VIII, pp. 27–31.