Appendix: June 1711

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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 18. Africa Company vide Dartmouth.
William Atwood [late Chief Justice of New York: his petition is read]. Put him in the list of [royal] Bounties. But see if anything be due to him for the time before he left the government [of New York].
[June 18.] Nehem[iah] Arnold [his petition is read]. He is already a Commissioner.
June 20. The Agents for Taxes: [my Lord reads their] report relating to dividing the receipt [of taxes for the County] of Wilts. Approved if both parties are contented.
[June 20.] The Agents for Taxes: [my Lord reads their report] about Receivers of the Land Tax. [My Lord desires them to] present to my Lord a specimen of their method and a state of the arrears particularly.
The Agents for Taxes: [my Lord reads their] report about Mr. Bacon, Surveyor [of Houses] in Cheshire. The Commissioners are to present a fit person for this place. Ibid., p. 1.
June 11. Rich. Budge [his petition is read]. Enquire whether there be any balance to be paid to the Earl of Clarendon, and my Lords intend to give the petitioner some place when opportunity offers.
[?] Martha Bastin, widow [her petition is read stating that she had a pension of 40l. per an.]. Send it to Mr. Compton. [Compton's report is contained in Treasury Board Papers CXXXIV, No. 31, dated 18 June. It is endorsed on the petition and states that she only had a pension of 20l. per an. and only half a year was due thereon: but she had received several sums by way of bounty.]
[?] Brigadier Bissett [his petition is read]. The originals are to be kept in the [Treasury] Office, but he may have copies of the several reports if he pleases.
[?] Ditto [the reports on his petitions are] read.
[June] 18. Ed. Baker [his petition is read]. Put him upon a list. [June] 18 [the same is] read.
The Officers of the Detachment of Guards commanded by Brigadier Bissett [their petition is read? concerning money for the purchase and maintenance of mules in Spain]. Referred to Mr. Brydges.
Jno. Briscoe vide Musgrave. Ibid., p. 26.
June 11. Jno. Coggan [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
June 13. Nicho. Coutelle [a naturalized French weaver from Guernsey: his petition is read concerning some thrown silk and other Indian goods which he imported]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Robt. Corker [his petition is read]. Direct Mr. Surveyor to make a state of this Duty and the value thereof per an. by a medium of seven years past.
Margaret Costorphin, widow [her petition is] read.
June 18. [Thomas] Courteis and [John] Lindsey: [my Lords read the report from the Customs Commissioners on their petition concerning two ships seized at Padstow]. If the Attorney General has no objection a noli prosequi [is] to be granted.
D[avid] Crawford: [? my Lord reads his abstract of the Musters]. Query: what hath been saved by respits?
Geo. Caswall, goldsmith [his petition is read]. Mr. Chancellor [of the Exchequer] will consider this.
William Crowch [his petition is] read. Ibid., p. 50.
June 11. Tho. Davis [his petition is read]. The petitions for the offices of riding surveyor [? of the Customs] are to be considered all together.
June 14. Musgrave Davyson [his petition is read]. To be considered when the Commissioners of Stamp Duties are here.
June 18. [Secretary] Lord Dartmouth [his] letter relating to the Africa Company [is read by the Lord Treasurer]. My Lord [Treasurer] cannot intermeddle in stopping the proceedings at law.
Jos. Denham [his petition is] read.
Timo. Donavan [his petition is read]. Dismiss the petition. T4/18, p. 73.
June 11. [My Lord reads the] Excise Commissioners' memorial about [Excise Duty on] spirits made by the proprietors of the Sugar Works at Glasgow. Referred to Baron Scrope [Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer Court of Scotland].
June 18. Jno. Ellesdon [his petition is read]. Send it to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to make a report [thereon]. Ibid., p. 87.
June 11. David Flotard: [my Lords read the] letter [from] Mr. [Secretary] St. John [on the said Flotard's petition] of Feb. 7 last. [My Lords order] Mr. Powis to state his [Flotard's] demand on the pension: and as to the commission he must apply to a Secretary of State. Ibid., p. 107.
Vice Admiral Graydon [his petition is read]. He must apply to the Admiralty.
Henry, Earl of Grantham [his petition is read and is ordered] to be laid before her Majesty when she sits in the Treasury.
June 19. Jno. Goddard [his petition is read]. Referred to Mr. Attorney [General] to give his opinion on the point of law.
[?] Griffith John [his petition is] read. Ibid., p. 127.
June 11. Mrs. [Ruperta] Howe [executrix of Emanuel Scrop Howe, late Ranger and Keeper of Alice Holt and Woolmer Forests and Chases, her petition is read] relating to trespasses in [Alice] Holt Forest [particularly encroachments in the said forests by Sir Simeon Steuart. Thereupon my Lords] ordered prosecution and Mr. Barret and Mr. Wilcox [are ordered] to attend the Attorney General and take [his] orders for these prosecutions.
Cha. Halford [his petition is read]. He must apply to the Admiralty.
Ja. Home et al. [their petition is read]. Referred to Mr. Baron Scrop.
June 18. Widow Cath. Harris [her petition is read]. Query: whether ever any money was given her?
Catha[rine] Hastings [her petition is read and ordered] to be laid before the Queen.
[?] John Hill and his wife. [My Lords read the] report [from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. The grantee was to have the benefit of his grant and to be at all the charge. But Mr. Surveyor [General] is to enquire whether the Queen has any probable title, and if she has, then [he is] to advise with Mr. Attorney General thereupon. And he is to give account in writing of the state of the [Crown Land] records in his Office and how any of them may be recovered and what [how] he proposes to secure them for the future. Ibid., p. 143.
[?] Rich. Jones: [my Lords read a] letter [from the] D[uke of] Leeds [in his behalf]. As my Lords have passed no censure on this Jones so they do not think fit to give him any recommendation.
June 18. Ja. Isaacson [his petition is read]. To be considered when the Customs there are to be under consideration, to settle the officers. Ibid., p. 163.
June 11. The Lottery Managers [their petition is read]. To be read tomorrow when the business of appointing Managers [for the Lottery] is to be considered.
June 18. Jno. Lacheur: [my Lords read the] report [from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners on his petition praying a reward for detecting and discovering several frauds in the Customs. My Lords] refer [back the said report] to the Customs Commissioners to explain that part of the report which refers to the reward.
[?] [My Lords read the petition of Messrs.] Lincoln, Lynch and FitzPatrick, merchants of Dublin. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
[June 18.] Richard Lawrence, apothecary [his petition is read]. Send this to Mr. Bridges to bring it with him when he comes next and [request him then] to acquaint my Lords out of what fund this demand is to be paid.
Griffith Lloyd [his petition is] read. Ibid., p. 183.
June 11. Margaret, Countess Dowager of Marlborough [her petition is read]. Send this to Mr. Compton to see if the fact be so.
June 18. Jno. Mead [his petition is read. Send] to my Lord Dartmouth a copy [and desire him as Secretary of State] to speak to the Portugal Minister or [for the said Dartmouth to] send it to the C[ourt] of Portugal as he thinks fit, to know why it should not be stopped out of the [Portuguese King's] subsidy.
Jno. Mackphedres: [my Lords read the] report [from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners on his petition]. To be sent [back] to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Anto. Morris: [my Lords read the] report [from the] C[ommissioners of] Rev[enue in] I[reland on his petition]. He must apply to the Commissioners of the Revenue in Ireland.
Dr. Morley: [my Lord read his petition]. Send it to the Commissioners of Sick and Wounded [and desire them] to attend the Auditors [of Imprests] who are to report their opinions to my Lord.
Sir Richard Musgrave and Gilfrid Lawson [their letter] on behalf of Jno. Briscoe [is] read.
William Mallet [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the Agents or] C[ommissioners] for Taxes. Ibid., p. 203.
June 18. Samuel Oldfeild [his petition is] read. Put him on the list of petitioners for places in the Custom House. Ibid., p. 247.
June 11. Mary Packer: [my Lords read the] report [from the] Surveyor [General of Crown Lands on her petition]. Agreed.
June 19. Portsmouth [Garrison Officers their] letter [to] Mr. Granville [Secretary at War, relating to] fire and candle [is read and] ref[erred] to Mr. Howe [Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons].
[June 19.] Steph. Du Pay [his petition is read]. To be considered when my Lord settles the list of officers of the Customs.
Robert Payne [his petition is read]. He is at liberty to apply to the Court of Exchequer to which all such matters are referred.
William Pen: [my Lords read the] rep[ort from the] Committee of Trade [on his petition]. My Lords will take her Majesty's pleasure upon this report at their first attendance. T4/18, p. 263.
June 18. Timo. Rhodes [his petition is] read.
[?] Jno. Roos, Chief Engraver [to the Mint, his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the Principal] Off[icers of the] Mint. [Later: my Lords read the] report [from the] Officers [of the Mint]. Agreed.
[?] Lord Raby [his petition is read]. Let Mr. Powys examine and state this demand before the warrant be prepared. Ibid., p. 283.
June 11. Sir Samuel Vanacker Sambrooke and Jeremy Sambrooke [their petition is read concerning their claim to ground in the Savoy]. Referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands] who is also to state how the Queen's title now stands.
Lieut. General [Nicholas] Sankey [made a prisoner at the battle on the frontiers of Portugal, his petition concerning his pay:] the report concerning him and the Lord Barrymore is read. Send it to Mr. Brydges to know whether provision be made by Parliament for their demands: if not they must tarry till such provision is made.
[?] Capt. Ralph Selby [his petition is read]. He may apply to the Queen for the one or to the Admiralty for the other.
[My Lords read Secretary] St. John [his] letter with a copy of Monsieur Stenghen's [petition] concerning an arrear [of subsidy] due to the bishop of Munster. Send this to the Secretary at War and Mr. Bridges [Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad] to report [thereon] immediately.
[June] 18. Jerom Salter [his petition is] read.
June 18. Jno. Sparry [his petition is read]. My Lord will speak with the Duke of Shrewsbury.
[?] Samuel Shepherd et al. [their petition is read] together with reports [thereon] and [the] letter [from the] Spanish [King's] Minister. Send a copy to Lord Dartmouth desiring him to speak to Count Galass [Gallas] to know if he has any answer from the K[ing] of Spain since the last letter and whether he has any objection against stopping the sum of these losses out of the King of Spain's subsidy when it will bear such stoppage. Ibid., pp. 307–8.
June 18. Martin Tucker: [my Lords read the] report [from the] Commissioners of Revenue of Ireland. Approved: and a warrant to be prepared.
[?] Ja. Taylour, linen draper: [my Lords read his petition] about the Newells' debt. Ref[erred to the] Agents for Taxes.
[?] Ja. Taylour, Receiver General for Whitehall: [his petition is] refe[rred to the] Commissioners for Taxes. Ibid., p. 331.
June 11. William Gwynne Vaughan [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
The Victualling Commissioners: [my Lords read their] letter relating to their Agents abroad [and order it] to be considered when the affair of the Victualling comes on.
June 18. Monsieur Vryberge [the States General's Envoy: my Lords read his letter] on behalf of the heirs of Monsieur de Wildt. Send it to the Auditors [of Imprests] to know if he [they] have any objection against this allowance. Ibid., p. 355.