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Appendix: February 1711

Pages 620-625

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

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February 1711

Feb. 6. Jno. Atkins [his petition is read concerning his surety for Charles Herle, stamp distributor]. Referred to the Commissioners of Stamp Duties.
Feb. 24. The Agents for Taxes [their] representation about Mr. Cowper, Receiver for Northampton, is read. T4/18, p. 1.
Feb. 1. Lloyd Bodville [his petition concerning South Crook Ferry on the river Menai in North Wales is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
John Bury, Receiver [General of Taxes for Co.] Notts [his petition is read for refund of his] extraordinaries [incurred in his collection]. Referred to the Agents for Taxes.
Monsieur [Frederick] Bonet, Resident from the King of Prussia [his memorial is read relating to arrears for recruiting the Prussian Troops as forwarded to my Lords in a] letter [from] Mr. [Secretary] St. John. Send to Mr. Brydges to state what is due.
Feb. 12. Capt. [Urian] Brereton [his petition is read concerning levy money for men raised by him for the Marines in 1705]. Referred to Mr. Whitfeild [Paymaster of Marines].
Jno. Banks [his petition is read and] referred to the Agent for Taxes.
Richard Buckland [his petition is read for extension of lease of a piece of land in the Round Rundles and Swallowfield]. Referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Feb. 19. Sir Ja. Bourke: [my Lords read the] report [from the] Comptrollers of Army Accounts [on the said Bourke's petition concerning the cost of raising his Company of Foot in the Earl of Portmore's Regiment]. Referred to the Attorney General.
Lord Bulkeley [his petition is read for a lease of land in Clegizoge [Clygyrog] in Tal y Bolion, Co. Anglesea]. Referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
The Dowager Countess [of] Berkeley [her petition is read concerning the balance of the grant to her out of wood sales in Dean Forest]. Referred to Mr. Wilcox [Surveyor General of Woods] to certify what is due to the petitioner.
[After
Feb. 23.]
Brigadier Bissett: [my Lords read the] report [from the Army Accounts] Comptrollers upon the report of the Secretary at War and Paymaster General [on the said Bissett's petition concerning the recruiting money for his Company, which money was lost in Sir Cloudesley Shovell's man of war when it went down]. There is no provision made for losses of this kind.
Feb. 28. Jno. Banks [his petition is read]. Referred to Mr. Howe [Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons]. March 22. The report from Mr. Howe is read. Referred to the Agents for Taxes. Ibid., p. 25.
Feb. 12. Mr. Chetwynd [his petition]. My Lords will consider this next Thursday morning.
[?] Cambridge University [their petition is read] for 37l. 10s. 0d., being three years and three quarters due on their perpetuity pro predicatore [for a preacher. My Lords order a] warrant for what is due.
Feb. 26. William Carnaby [his petition is read for extension of lease of fulling mills near the late monastery of Newminster in Co. Northumberland]. Referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
[?] Jno. Child [his petition is read]. Referred to the Agents for Taxes. Ibid., p. 50.
Feb. 2. The Dragoons of the Army [serving in Flanders, the petition of their Officers is read concerning forage deductions out of their pay]. Referred to Messrs. Brydges [Paymaster of the Army Abroad] and Granville [Secretary at War].
Lieut. [Edward] Deane [his petition is read praying his pay as an Ensign in Trepaud's Portuguese Regiment in her Majesty's pay in order to his release from the Fleet Prison]. Referred to Mr. Brydges.
[? Feb. 12.] The Justices of the Peace and Grand Jury of Co. Devon et al. [their petition is read] for a grant of the scite of the Castle of Exeter. The Queen will consent to an Act for a lease for 99 years.
Feb. 27. [My Lords read a] letter [from Secretary] Lord Dartmouth about Campbell. Send a copy of this to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. Ibid., p. 73.
Feb. 19. Jno. Emerson [his petition is read and is ordered] to be considered when my Lords appoint Com[missioners]. Ibid., p. 87.
Feb. 14. The fishermen of Milton [the Hundred of Middleton, Co. Kent, their petition is read concerning damage of their oyster grounds from the performance of quarantine in Standgate Creek]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Feb. 19. [My Lords read the] report from Mr. Wilcox concerning the repairs of Lyndhurst House in New Forest. Write to Mr. Wilcox to report what the charge will amount to of putting the house into necessary repair and whether any money was allowed to the Duke of Bolton for that use.
[?] [My Lords read the] report [from] Mr. Wilcox [upon the] representation [from the] Duke of Beaufort relating to the keepers of New Forest. [My Lords thereupon order] a warrant for so much as is due to the officers [of the Forest].
[?] Sir William Fazakerley [his petition is read and] referred to the Agents for Taxes. Ibid., p. 107.
Feb. 8. Jno. Gammon [his petition is read concerning brandy imported contrary to the statute]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Feb. 12. [My Lords read the] memorial from four Troops of Guards and two [Troops] of Grenadiers. Referred to the Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons and the Secretary at War.
[?] Capt. Gibbons [his petition is read and is ordered] to be considered when my Lords appoint Com[missioners].
Feb. 14. [My Lords read the] report [from the] Attorney General concerning the Duke of Grafton [concerning the office of Warden of the Forest of Whittlewood and ordered it] to be laid before the Queen.
Feb. 16. [The petition from] Jno. Gerard [is read and] ref[erred to the] Attorney General.
Feb. 19. Mr. Granville [Secretary at War; my Lords read his] letter relating to General Rosse et al. [My Lords desire] Mr. G[ranville] to attend with the account of extraordinaries and receive their Lordships' direction thereupon.
[?] Mr. Goodall [his petition? about the Wine Licence Commissioners' accounts is read]. Stay process till the end of next term.
[?] Tho. Goddard [his petition is read and] referred to the C[ommissioners of the] Stamp Office whether there is occasion for another distributor [of stamps].
[?] [My Lords read the petition from the] High German Church ministers &c. Referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. T4/18, p. 127.
Feb. 2. William Hunt et al. [their petition concerning their surety for Anthony Boys, is read and] referred to the Commissioners for Stamp Duties.
Feb. 12. Robert Hyde [his petition for extension of lease of Handbridge manor is read and] referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
[?] Dr. Hutton [his petition is read. My Lords order] this petition to be laid before the Queen, with the account of the prizage money applicable to the late King's Civil List.
Feb. 12. Jno. Hill and his wife [their petition is read and] referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands] to report what damage the petitioner has sustained by what he represents in this petition.
[? Feb. 23.] Messrs. [Lionel] Herne and [Samuel] Edwards, Paymasters of the interest on Exchequer Bills [their petition is read. My Lords order them] a warrant for 20,000l. Ibid., p. 143.
Feb. 19. Sir Backwell Lambert: [my Lords read the] report from the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland [on his petition for a grant of land in Ireland]. Referred to the Lord Liutenant of Ireland.
Feb. 26. Mary Lisle: [my Lords read the] report [from] Lord Wharton [on her petition relating to her late husband's pension and order it to be] referred to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Ibid., p. 183.
Feb. 19. [My Lords read the petition from the] Messengers [of the Chamber for payment of their travelling bills]. My Lords direct that the Treasurer of the Chamber do pay so much of these Messengers' bills as are without objection and that the Messengers and the Clerks of the Cheque [to the said Messengers] do give my Lords their answer in writing by Monday next to the objections made by Mr. Vanbrugh [to the details of the said bills].
Tho. Morphew [Marshal to the First and Second Regiments of Foot Guards: my Lords read the] report [from the] officers of the Works [concerning his petition for repairs to the Marshal prison in the Savoy: and order it] to be read when Mr. Howe [Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons] is present.
[Henry] Visct. Montagu [brother and heir of Francis, Visct. Montagu: my Lords read his petition relating to lands vested in Hen. Arundell in trust and order it to be] referred to the Attorney General. Ibid., p. 203.
Feb. 1. Capt. Geo. Nodes [agent to the late Lord Mordaunt's Regiment of Foot: my Lords read the] report [from] Mr. Granville [Secretary at War on his petition concerning the embezzled moneys for the pay of said Regiment: and order it to be] referred to the Comptrollers of the Army [Accounts].
Joseph Norton, clerk to the Commissioners for recruiting the Army, Co. Suffolk: [my Lords his petition and order it to be] referred to the Secretary at War.
Feb. 12. Tho. Needs [his petition is] read.
Feb. 23. Richard Natt [his petition is read]. The petitioner is at liberty to apply to the Parliament in such manner as he thinks fit. Ibid., p. 223.
Feb. 9. Orange Tree ship: vide Scotch sailors.
Ormston and Natt: [my Lords read the] report [from] Mr. Borrett about the recovery of Whitley's debts and effects [toward meeting the debt to the Crown]. My Lords think what is proposed in this report [is] reasonable: but in regard it [the money owing from Whitley] is appropriated money my Lords cannot promise a moiety of it for the Receiver's reward and charges; but will endeavour to move the House [of Commons] to grant such a power [by means of a private Bill for compounding Whitley's debt].
Feb. 19. [My Lords read a] list of several Officers wounded in Flanders, recommended by the Duke of Marlborough, [and order it] to be laid before the Queen.
Feb. 26. Geo. Oswald [his petition is read]. My Lords say there is no vacancy. Ibid., p. 247.
Feb. 1. Col. John Pocock [his petition is read and] referred to Messrs. Brydges [Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad] and Granville [Secretary at War].
Feb. 3. Robert Payne: [my Lords read the] report [from the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise] on his petition [concerning his security for Tho. Crabb, who became indebted to the Crown for Excise money. My Lords order] a warrant to be prepared for staying process till Lady day as desired if the [Excise] Commissioners think that the debt will be no ways endangered thereby.
Feb. 12. The Countess Dowager of Plymouth [her petition is read. My Lords order it] to be laid before the Queen.
Feb. 19. William Palmes: [my Lord read the] report [from the Principal] Officers of the Mint [on his petition praying a licence for coining copper halfpence and farthings. My Lords order the Principal] Officers of the Mint and Mr. Palmes to attend next Saturday come sennight and [meanwhile the Treasury Secretary is to search and] see what votes [have passed? here in the Treasury or in the Commons] concerning farthings.
Geffery Power et al. [their petition is read concerning the debt to the Crown owing from John Smith of Bideford for whom they are executors]. Referred to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Feb. 23. The Prussian Envoy [sic for Monsieur Bonet, Resident of the King of Prussia: his memorial is read concerning supply and arrears requisite for recruiting the Prussian Troops in Flanders and Italy. My Lords order it to be] referred to Mr. Brydges [Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad]. [For the said Brydges' report dated Feb. 24 thereon see Treasury Board Papers CXXXII, No. 14, endorsed with a minute of the Treasury Lords dated Feb. 28. A copy of the report to be made for Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer.]
[?] Major General [Thomas] Pearce [an exchanged prisoner of war: my Lords read the] report from Mr. Brydges and Mr. Granville [Secretary at War, on the said Pearce's petition, the said report advising the paying him 1,910l. for the loss of his baggage when taken prisoner and to enable him to go to his command in Portugal]. Send to Mr. Brydges to bring the warrant for Lord Shannon hither [to the Treasury] to-morrow. [See Treasury Board Papers CXXXI, No. 41.] T4/18, p. 263.
Feb. 19. The Earl of Ranelagh: [my Lords read the] report [from the] Duke of Ormonde [on his petition? concerning his grant of Athlone. Hereon my Lords decide that] this demand is of so long a standing and may be of such ill consequence in the precedent that my Lords do not think it proper to move the Queen on this report. Ibid., p. 283.
Feb. 1. Lieut. General Nicholas Sankey [his petition concerning his pay since his being made prisoner on the frontiers of Portugal is read by my Lords and ordered to be] referred to Messrs. Bridges [Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad] and Mr. Granville [Secretary at War].
Feb. 2. Hen. Stevens [his petition concerning the stewardship of the Courts of the Honor of Ewelme is read and] referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Feb. 9. The Scotch sailors of the ship Orange Tree [their petition on a reference by] order of [the Privy] C[ouncil is read. My Lords thereupon order] Josias Macky and Jno. Cassills 10l. out of secret service: paid 9 Feb. 1710–11.
Feb. 12. Brigadier Sutton [his petition is read and] referred to the Comptrollers of the Army [Accounts].
The late Commissioners for Sick and Wounded [their petition is read and] referred to the Auditors of Imprests to report whether they have any objection to what is desired.
Feb. 14. Strode et al. and Short: [my Lords read the] report [from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners on their petitions concerning seizure of cargoes of wine in Scotland] and the report from Baron Scrope [thereupon]. My Lords agree to the distribution according to Mr. Baron Scrope's report.
Thomas Strickland [Commissioner of the Transfer Office: my Lords read the] report [from the] Managers of the Lottery [on his petition praying an imprest for the work of making out the pay tickets for the blanks and benefits of the present Lottery. My Lords] agreed [to the report].
Jno. Sparry [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Agents for Taxes. Ibid., p. 307.
Feb. 5. Jno. Thurston [receiver of the pay of the late garrison at Newfoundland, his petition is read concerning the clamorous demands of the soldiers]: referred to the Comptrollers [of the Accounts of the Army].
Feb. 12. Mr. [Richard] Topham [his petition praying payment of the tythes out of Mote Park: my Lords read the] report [from the late] Surveyor General of Crown Lands and also the report from Sir James Montagu and the Solicitor General. Referred to Mr. Attorney General to know whether he has any objection to what is stated in this report.
The Tin [Affair] Agents: [my Lords read their petition and thereupon order] a like warrant for the [there]within written particulars as were signed on the late contract.
Feb. 14. The tinners of the Stannaries [of Penwith and Kerrier] in Cornwall [their petition is read concerning their surplus tin at the end of the last contract]. Referred to Mr. Anstis.
[?] [My Lords read the] Trade [and Plantations] Committee's report relating to the Duties on prize goods in the West Indies. My Lords lagree with this report and desire Mr. Lowndes will give it in to [the Customs] Commissioners who are bringing in a Bill about the affairs therein mentioned. Ibid., p. 331.
Feb. 12. [My Lords read the] Works officers' memorial [and thereupon order] Sir Christopher Wren to attend about this memorial next Thursday.
Feb. 16. Jno. Whitfeild [his petition is read and] referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Feb. 19. [My Lords read the] Works officers' [memorial, ut supra, and thereupon] my Lords order on quarter in money and the rest in tallies on tin without interest. Ibid., p. 379.
Feb. 12. The [petition of Thomas] Earl of Kinnoull [is read praying payment of arrears of 17,250l. due on his perpetuity of 1,000l. a year settled on the Four and a Half per cent. Duty in Barbados and the Leeward Isles]. Send [this petition] to the husband of the Duty of Four and a Half per cent. to certify what money there is in hand of that Duty and whether any part thereof was due in the late King's time. [See Treasury Board Papers CXXXI, No. 53.]
The West Riding of Yorkshire [Assessment] Commissioners: [my Lords read their petition. No minute hereon.] Ibid., p. 399.