Appendix: March 1711

Pages 625-627

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

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March 1711

Mar. 7. Jane Bromley [widow of Edward Bromley, praying extension of her late husband's grant of the office of gauger of all gaugeable liquors in Bristol port, is read and] referred to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Doro[thy] Bal[d]win [her petition is read]. Send this to the Almoner.
Mar. 23. Nath. Booth [his petition is read for a reversionary lease of the Pre-fines and Post-fines of Cheshire, Chester and Flint]. Referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. T4/18, p. 25.
Mar. 24.]
[My Lords read the] letter [from Secretary] Lord Dartmouth [containing copies of letters written by him at her Majesty's command directing the British Consuls at Naples, Genoa and Leghorn to subsist British seamen taken prisoners by the enemy and put on shore in those parts. My Lords direct the said copy to be] r[eferred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Navy to know what objections [they have thereto].
Mar. 29.
Geo. Daniel [his petition is read for grant of the estate of a deceased Papist left to Roman Catholics in France]. Referred to the Attorney General. Ibid., p. 73.
Mar. 10.
Capt. Franquefort [a Capt. in Col. Churchill's Marine Regiment, his petition is read praying a pension in view of his age and constitution]. Referred to the Secretary at War. Ibid., p. 107.
Mar. 23. [John] Gerard [merchant] and Geo. and Jos[eph] Newell [goldsmiths: my Lords read the] reports [from the] Agents for Taxes [and order Mr. Lowndes to] send these two reports to the present Attorney General to consider and report his opinion upon the whole and particularly whether the enlarging of Gerard will not give a handle to the Newells in equity to be discharged of so much as he owes and is [so] found [on inquisition] in aid of them.
14 April [my Lords read the] report [from the] Attorney General [thereon and thereupon the whole matter is] re-referred to the Agents for Taxes to consider what is proper to be done in relation to the money in the hands of the assignee of the Commissioners of bankrupt. Ibid., p. 127.
[Mar. 3.] Cha. Hyett: [his petition is read for extension of his grant of the office of Constable of Gloucester Castle]. Referred to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands. Ibid., p. 143.
Mar. 2. Sir John Lambert: [his petition concerning reducing imported Spanish brandy to proof, ut supra, p. 619. My Lords read the] report [from the] C[ommissioners of] E[xcise thereon]. My Lords agree to this report.
[? Later in the same day. This matter is] referred to the Attorney General [to report how the petitioner may be relieved without prejudice to the revenue]. Ibid., p. 183.
Mar. 5. Jno. Montigni: [his petition is read concerning a decayed malt ticquet on which the interest is paid but the principal is refused by reason the edges are worn]. Referred to Mr. Arnold [Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets].
Mar. 27.
Jno. Macky: [my Lords read the papers received from Secretary] St. John [touching the allowances desired by said Macky as Director of the Dover pacquet boats]. Referred to the Postmaster General. Ibid., p. 203.
Mar. 23.
Col. Rientor [Rieutor]: [my Lords read the] letter [from] Mr. St. John [Secretary of State] and Mr. Granville [Secretary at War]. Referred to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Mar. 29.
The Earl of Rochester [Keeper of New Park at Richmond: my Lords read his memorial for repairs to be done in the said park]. Referred to Mr. Wilcox [Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South].
Gabriele Rossett [petition is read]. There appears no ground for a pension. Ibid., p. 283.
Mar. 6.
Brigadier Hunt Withers [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to] Mr. Brydges [Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad]. Ibid., p. 379.