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Warrant Books: June 1713, 1-15

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27, 1713. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1955.

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June 1713, 1-15

June 1. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the South Sea Company to permit Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy, to transfer 1,773l. 16s. 6d. of South Sea Stock to Francis Lynn, Cashier to the present Commissioners for Sick and Hurt Seamen, to satisfy several bills of exchange drawn from Lisbon for the subsistence of sick seamen there [in favour of] Mr. White, 1,576l. 5s. 6d.; Mr. Low, 197l. 11s. 0d.: making together 1,773l. 16s. 6d. Money Book XXII, p. 239.
Same by same to same to permit same to transfer any sum not exceeding 10,000l. in said stock to such persons as shall be specified in a list to be signed by him: being intended to satisfy and pay bills made forth by the Victualling Commissioners on the Old Course of the Victualling. Ibid., p. 240.
Letter of direction for 5,017l. 1s. 4½d. to Charles Eversfeild, Paymaster of the Ordnance; to be applied to Land Services of the Office of Ordnance as in further part of 116,411l. 17s. 1d. voted for [the Ordnance land service for] the year 1712 “and will make 22,314l. 0s. 10½d. towards making good 33,297l. 14s. 2½d. transferred to the fifteenth 4s. Aid.” The present sum is to be issued out of arrears of funds as follows:
£ s. d.
of the 25l. per ton on French wines imported 1,828 12
of Plantation Duties 177 10 7
of the tenth 4s. Aid 46 12 0
of the eleventh 4s. Aid 522 19 6
of the twelfth 4s. Aid 119 15 6
of Subsidies and other Duties anno 1697 2 3 2
of imprest money repaid by Mr. Methuen 2,319 7 11
Disposition Book XXII, p. 116.
T. Harley to James Brydges. My Lord Treasurer understands that notwithstanding the orders to the Muster Masters to muster only effectives they have presumed to muster the Forces in Flanders complete to June 21 next [inst.]. You are to give such caution to your deputies [Deputy Paymasters] that notwithstanding they be mustered complete they issue their pay according to the effectives only. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 431.
Christopher Tilson to Sir Roger Mostyn [Paymaster of Marines] enclosing a letter [missing] from Sir William Wyndham [Secretary for War] about disbanding the Regiments of Churchill and Goring. “You'll perceive by it how that service presses and know how to form a memorial [for money request in the usual form] to his Lordship in their behalf.” Ibid.
June 2. Money warrant for 150l. to the trustees for the poor ministers in the Isle of Man: for 1½ years to 1713 Lady day on their annuity. Money Book XXII, p. 240.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to James Worseley, Esq., Woodward of New Forest, to fell dotard and decayed trees and stubbs in said forest not fit for ship timber, sufficient to raise 300l., to be paid and distributed to the officers and keepers of said forest for one year to Lady day 1713 according to the directions of the Lord Warden thereof. Money Book XXII, p. 255.
June 2. Letter of direction for 30,000l. to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy: out of moneys now remaining in the Exchequer of loans on the Land Tax anno 1713: and is intended to be applied towards further paying off and laying up 26 of her Majesty's ships at Portsmouth, Plymouth, Chatham, Woolwich, Sheerness and Deptford. Disposition Book XXII, p. 116.
June 2, 16,
25.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petitions of the following ships for release from quarantine: viz.
the Swan galley, on the petition of Alexander Paterson (June 2).
the MerchantsGoodwill, Catharine, Ann and William, Anna, Betty, Delight: on the petition of Joseas Wordsworth (June 16).
the FriendsDelight, Dorothy, Happy Return, Catherine, Industry, William and Ann, Fancy, Flowers of Scarbo[rough], Arms of Amsterdam, Ann and Elizabeth: on the petition of Henry Meyor (June 16).
John, of Perth: on the petition of George Yeoman (June 25).
Prince George, Endeavour, Mary, Sheringham, Prince Casemir, Ladley Castle, OwnersGoodwill, Duke of Cambridge, Delight, Richard and Mary, Two Brethren: on the petition of Charles Brander (June 25).
Out Letters (Customs) XVI, p. 19.
June 2, 11,
15, 22.
Treasury warrants to same to observe orders in Council for the discharge of the following ships from quarantine: viz.
Thomas and Elizabeth, Thomas Eades master; Robertson, Alexander Pierson master; William and Martha, William Foreman master; William and Sarah, Thomas Dawson master: with pipe staves, bale goods, linen and iron from Hamburgh: all on the petition of John Reup and Henry Erthman (June 2: order in Council dated May 31).
Exchange, William Heron master; Viana, Nathaniel Smith, master; Betty, John More master: on the petition of Henry Norris: from Hamburg and Stockholm with iron, deals, linen, lattin and pipe staves (June 2: order in Council dated May 31).
Prince, America, Tygar, Riga Merchant: on the petition of John Taylor: from Dantzic and Riga (June 2: order in Council dated May 31). “These are plank ships for the Navy discharged conditionally.”
Ann, with iron from Stockholm: on the petition of Sir Ambrose Crowley (June 11: order in Council dated June 7).
Providence, George Bielby master, from Bremen with mum &c.; Prosperity, John Saunderson master, from Dermemble [? Memel] with flax: on the petition of Henry Norris (June 11: order in Council dated June 7).
FriendsGoodwill, Thomas Merriman master; Martha, Joseph Marshal master: from Bremen with bale goods: on the petition of John Reup (June 11: order in Council dated June 7).
Success, William Beveridge master: from Gottenburg with masts: on the petition of Henry Durley (June 15: order in Council dated June 14).
Hopewell, Andrew Lowther master; Success, William Nun master; Gothenburg Merchant, John Willoughby master: with iron and wood from Gothenburg: on the petition of Francis Collins (June 22: order in Council dated June 21).
Ibid., p. 20.
June 2. Letters patent by Treasurer Oxford appointing Edward Stawell to be Register and Comptroller of the 1,800,000l. Lottery anno 1712 [10 Anne, c. 18] to register all assignments and to inspect and comptroll all receipts and payments.
Same appointing Thomas Jett as Paymaster of the said 1712 Lottery to pay all sums for principal and interest and all rewards and incident expenses.
Same appointing John Morley as Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712 [10 Anne, c. 19]. (Warrant dated June 3 for taking his securities.)
Same appointing Charles Turnour as Register and Comptroller of said Class Lottery: to register assignments and comptroll payments on the standing orders thereon.
Followed by: Orders and Instructions by Treasurer Oxford dated St. James's 25 March 1713 to be observed by the Comptrollers and Paymasters of the several Offices for payment of the Lottery and Class orders [see supra, p. 160]. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, pp. 78–9, 88–9, 79–80, 90, 80–1, 103–5.
June 2, et postea. Treasury reference to the Taxes Commissioners of the petitions of the following, being nominated Receivers General for the particular county or place respectively named for the Land Tax anno 1713: the petitions in each case setting out the details of the proposed securities. Followed by: reports from the said Taxes Commissioners on the sufficiency of the proposed securities. Followed by: warrants by Treasurer Oxford to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the said securities. Followed by: commissions from Treasurer Oxford to each said Receiver respectively: viz.
Sir William Fazakerley for the County of Middlesex and the Cities of London and Westminster: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 108,000l.: commission dated June 2 [sic ? for Sept. 9].
Nathaniel Tredcroft for Co. Sussex: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 22,500l.: commission ut supra.
Lawrence Ambrose for Co. Berks: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 15,000l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Robert Longden for Co. Gloucester: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 17,500l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Francis Manaton for Co. Cornwall: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Oct. 28 for taking his securities in 12,000l.: commission dated Oct. 28.
William Newsham for Co. Warwick: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his security in 15,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
John Turner for Co. Essex: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 33,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Archibald Douglas for Scotland: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Oct. 1 for taking his securities in 18,000l.: commission dated Oct. 1.
John Sparry for Co. Worcester: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 12,500l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Hen. Fendal for Co. Surrey: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 25,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Fra. Wyvill for Co. Durham: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 42,500l. for Co. Yorks: commission dated Sept. 19.
John Mellish for Co. Southampton: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 [sic for 19] for taking his securities in 19,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
John Bury for Co. Notts: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his security in 10,000l.: commission dated? Sept. 9.
Ambrose Reddall for Co. Beds.: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 11,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Caleb Powell for Co. Brecon (Cos. Brecon, Radnor and Montgomery): reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 4,500l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
James Philips for South Wales (Cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan and Pembroke and town of Haverford West): reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 6,200l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Bernard Turney for Co. Bucks: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 16,300l.: commission dated Sept. 9 hereon.
John Child for part of Co. Wilts, viz. Sarum and Marlborough Division: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 10,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Alexander Baxter for part of Co. Wilts, viz. Devizes, Chippenham, Warminster and Trowbridge: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 25 for taking his securities in 10,000l.: commission dated Sept. 25.
Walker Weldon for Co. Kent and the City and County of the City of Canterbury: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 31,000l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Sir Robert Harrison for the County, City and University of Oxford: reference dated June 2: Report dated Sept. 4 on his securities: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking said securities in 14,500l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Bernard Hutchins for Co. Somerset and City of Bristol: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 26,500l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Thornagh Gurdon for part of Norfolk, viz. the City of Norwich and the Hundreds of Lodden, Clavering, Mitford, Launditch, Eynsford &c.: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 15,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
William Pacy [Pacey] for part of Norfolk, viz. the Hundreds of Blofield, Brothercross &c.: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his warrant in 16,500l.
William Jeay and William Dowse for Co. Huntingdon: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 6,000l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
John Banks and Samuel Lyon for Cos. Northampton and Rutland: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking the securities of Samuel Lyon in 20,000l.: commission to Lyon dated Sept. 19.
Philip Bacon and William Trotman for Co. Suffolk: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking their securities in 27,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Tho. Michel for part of Devon, to wit the Hundreds and Divisions of Stanborough &c., ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXVI, p. 142: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 24 for taking his securities in 15,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19 [sic for 24].
George Thorne for part of Devon, to wit the Hundreds or Divisions of Bampton &c., ut ibid., p. 139: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 24 for taking his securities in 15,000l.: commission dated Sept. 24.
John Thornton for Co. Lancaster: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 8,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Adolphus Meetkerke for Co. Herts: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 16,000l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Samuel Bradshaw for Co. Derby: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 9,000l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Edward Conway for Co. Chester: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Oct. 23 for taking his securities in 15,000l.
Joseph Gace for Co. Lincoln: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 14,000l.
Thomas Brougham for Cumberland and Westmorland: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Oct. 8 for taking his securities in 2,500l.: commission dated Sept. 19 [sic? for Oct. 8].
John Harneis for part of Co. Lincoln, to wit the parts of Kesteven and Holland commonly called the Hundreds of Langhoe &c.: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 12,500l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Jervaise Bradgate for Co. Leicester: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Oct. 23 for taking his securities in 12,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19 [sic for Oct. 23].
Thos. Burslem for Co. Stafford: reference dated June 2: warrant dated Oct. 1 for taking his securities in 9,500l.: commission dated Oct. 1.
Richard Knight for Co. Salop: reference dated Aug. 19: warrant dated Sept. 9 for taking his securities in 10,600l.: commission dated Sept. 9.
Samuel Lyon for Cos. Northampton and Rutland: [? reference ut supra].
Samuel Clarke for Co. Hereford: reference dated 9 Sept.: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 7,500l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
James Caswall for Co. Monmouth &c. (Monmouth, Carnarvon, Anglesea and Merioneth): reference dated Sept. 25: warrant dated Oct. 30 for taking his securities in 6,000l.: commission dated Nov. 18 [sic? for Oct. 30].
James Taylor for Whitehall &c. (the palaces of Whitehall and St. James's): reference dated Oct. 2: warrant dated Nov. 11 for taking his securities in 11,500l.: commission dated Nov. 11.
John Grove for Co. Cambridge: reference dated Oct. 30: warrant dated Nov. 18 for taking his securities in 12,000l.: commission dated Nov. 18.
Langley Banks for part of Co. Lincoln: reference dated Nov. 18: warrant dated Nov. 26 for taking his securities in 14,000l.: commission dated Nov. 26.
Benjamin Derby for Co. Dorset and Town of Poole: his petition does not appear: warrant dated Sept. 19 for taking his securities in 12,000l.: commission dated Sept. 19.
Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, pp. 134–7, 138–9, 140–1.
June 3. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay 10l. to John Williams as royal bounty. Money Book XXII, p. 240.
Money warrant for 20l. to Nathaniel Bickford, clerk, towards the charge of his passage to Antigua, whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated June 4 hereon.) Ibid., p. 241. Order Book VIII, p. 298a.
Same for 200l. to William Blathwayte, John Povey, Edward Southwell and Sir Christopher Musgrave, the four clerks of the Privy Council; for half a year to Midsummer 1712 for care and pains in business relating to the Commission for Trade. (Money order dated June 4 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 241. Order Book VIII, p. 308.
Same for 500l. to same, being 125l. each for same time on their salaries as clerks of the Council. Money Book XXII, p. 241.
Same for 80l. 11s. 0d. to Humphry Style for the surplusage on his account as Sheriff of Kent for the year ended 1711 Sept. 29.
Prefixing: certificate by Francis Neale, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe, of said surplusage, same having arisen by payments for the apprehending of John Taylor, William Lewis, Joshua Ward and Richard Lewis, highway robbers, and Thomas Rose, Richard Harrison and Elizabeth Montague for felony and burglary. (Money order dated June 20 hereon.) Ibid., pp. 242–3. Order Book VIII, p. 309.
Letter of direction for 50,000l. to James Brydges: out of loans to be made by Mathew Decker on credit of the Land Tax anno 1713: and is intended to be paid over to said Decker for the value in his bills of exchange given March 27 last for the service of her Majesty's Forces in the Low Countries on security of 60,000l. in South Sea Stock deposited with said Decker, and is to be issued on the unsatisfied order in Brydges’ name for services anno 1713. Disposition Book XXII, p. 117.
June 3. Same for 5,793l. 3s. 6d. to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy: out of Land Tax loans anno 1713: and is intended to be paid over to Sir Roger Mostyn, Paymaster of the Marine Regiments, upon account for the subsistence of such of the Marines as are on shore, from the 24th Feb. 1712 to the 24 April 1713: and to be placed to the head of Wages. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Transports Commissioners of the petition of Col. George Douglas shewing that in Feb. 1710–11 he had the care of embarking three Regiments of Dragoons ordered from Scotland to Flanders, the expense of which, besides his extraordinary service for two months, amounted to upwards of 100l.: therefore praying payment. Reference Book IX, p. 123.
Same to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of John Morley proposing sureties, detailed, for his office of Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 1712: his said sureties being himself in 3,000l. and Margaret, Duchess Dowager of Newcastle, in 3,000l.
Followed by: Treasurer Oxford's warrant to same to take the said security.
Prefixing: report by Hen. Stephens, Deputy Queen's Remembrancer, on the sufficiency of the proposed security. Ibid., p. 123. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 90.
Same to the Taxes Commissioners of the petition of Vaughan Bonner, late Receiver General of Taxes for part of Co. Lincoln, and Mathew Lister, Jo. Chapman and William Bonner, gent., his securities, praying a stay of proceedings against them to enable them to sell an estate at Mucklen [Muckton], Co. Lincoln, belonging to said Lister, “and then they will discharge the debt due to the Government." Reference Book IX, p. 124.
Treasurer Oxford to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Charles Bouchier for payment of 1,400l. due to him for clothing of Col. Morris's late Regiment of Dragoons now disbanded. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 313.
T. Harley to the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Scotland. I enclose a draft signature [missing] of a grant of the Patronages of Dull and Monline in favour of the Duke of Atholl. Also a memorial of Sir Robert Menzies and other heretors of the parish of Dull against said grant. Please re-consider that whole matter and report thereon to my Lord Treasurer.
Please signify to the Sheriffs in Scotland of the Queen's pleasure that they forthwith give notice to one of the Principal Secretaries of State of all such the Queen's Patronages as are now vacant and that they constantly do the same hereafter as any happens to become void.
You have proposed for her Majesty's service and for the better preventing outrages by breaking open warehouses (as hath sometimes happened) in which prohibited and uncustomed goods have been lodged in order to condemnation, that sufficient warehouses be provided in some of the principal ports of Scotland, particularly Leith, substantial buildings with rooms for a warehouse keeper and other Custom House officers. Please survey suitable buildings in the case of Leith port and report an estimate.
On the petitions of Mr. Penman, Assaymaster of the Mint at Edinburgh, and Mr. Miller, clerk of the Mint there, the officers of the Mint in London have reported advising that 60l. be allowed to Penman and his predecessor Borthwick for their extraordinary pains and charges during the late recoinage in Scotland, and 60l. to Mr. Miller for overseeing the tale and weight of the old moneys delivered by the Bank of Edinburgh to be melted into ingots. Please advise my Lord Treasurer out of what moneys said allowances may be paid and what warrant will be necessary. So also as to the case of Mr. Houston, who prays that the 155l. 13s. 0d. due to him as late Collector of the Customs at Edinburgh may be paid out of arrears which he owes on account of bullion.
My Lord has considered what you have laid before him concerning the revenues of the late bishoprics in Scotland and the vacant stipends there. Please propose to my Lord such method for collecting and receiving thereof as shall be most easy and lessen the present charge, so that there may be the more for her Majesty's disposal to the Episcopal clergy in Scotland and other pious uses to which the same are intended to be applied.
My Lord has considered your representation concerning the accounts of Mr. Allerdice, late Master of the Mint at Edinburgh, on which 1,397l. 7s. 71/6d. rests due to his representatives. Please draft a privy seal for passing the said account with a clause for satisfying said balance.
Mr. Cave and Mr. Clarke, joint engravers of the Mint in Scotland, have prayed 50l. for puncheons made by them for the recoinage at the time of the Union. Please add this sum to the amount due to Allerdice's representatives, for them to pay same over to Cave and Clarke.
The Messengers of the Receipt of the Exchequer have prayed an allowance for distributing Proclamations and Orders in Council in [throughout] Scotland since the Union, for which you have proposed that 18l. be allowed for each Proclamation. Send my Lord an account what this allowance amounts to for all [Proclamations and Orders in Council] hitherto distributed by them. Please prepare a warrant for satisfying in Scotland what is now due and what shall hereafter grow due on the like allowance in future. Out Letters (North Britain) II, pp. 432–3.
June 4. Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Attorney General or Solicitor General for a great seal for a new Commission for the Stamp Duties, the new Commissioners to be Robert Pooley, Richard Martin, Richard Steele, Sir Broccas Gardiner and Thomas Palmer as in lieu of Edward Lloyd, Robert Pooley, Richard Dyott, Richard Martin and Richard Steele: with 300l. per an. each: William Brydges, junr., gent., to be Secretary at 200l. per an. for himself and clerks. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, pp. 381–2.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay 100l. to Charles Boit “to be reckoned as so much paid for the several pictures of the Queen in enamel which he is making by her Majesty's order for presents to divers persons.” Money Book XXII, p. 241.
June 4. Same by same to the South Sea Company to permit Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy, to assign to Francis Lynn, Cashier to the Commissioners for Sick and Hurt, any sum not exceeding 12,385l. 1s. 6d. of South Sea Stock (out of the 1,421,274l. 14s. 4d. subscribed by said Cæsar into said Stock in the name of the public): and is towards answering the demands of 14,770l. 3s. 0d. for the said Office [of Sick and Hurt] in all its branches [at home and abroad] for three quarters of a year to 1713 Lady day. Ibid., p. 242.
Money warrant for 16l. to Sir John Cotton, bart., for three years to 1712 Xmas on his perpetuity of 5l. 6s. 8d. Ibid., p. 247.
Letter of direction for 24,000l. to James Brydges: out of loans on Land Tax anno 1713: and is intended to be paid over to James Milner for the value of his bills now given and payable at sight for the service of her Majesty's Forces at Port Mahon and Gibraltar, to wit 14,000l. for Port Mahon at the [exchange] rate of 54 pence per piece of Eight; and 10,000l. for Gibraltar at the rate of 52 pence per piece of Eight. Disposition Book XXII, p. 118.
Same for 2,000l. to John Holbech for the service of the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber: out of Civil List moneys: and is to be applied to such uses [of the said Office] as my Lord shall direct. (William Lowndes dated same day to said Holbech to pay 1,978l. 2s. 0d. thereof to the Yeomen of the Guard for half a year to 1711 Xmas on their salary.) Ibid.
T. Harley to Mr. Baker and Mr. Goslyn. My Lord Treasurer is importuned by persons calling themselves the widows of seamen belonging to her Majesty's ship Romney, lost when Sir Cloudesly Shovel was cast away, [they praying] for gun money alleged to be due to them for a French privateer called the Diamond, which was taken by the Romney. Please report a state of this case and your opinion on these pretences. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 433.
Same to the Secretary at War enclosing a paper [missing] received by my Lord Treasurer from the Duke of Ormonde about the contractors for forage and bread for the Troops in the Low Countries anno 1712. As the matter thereof concerns the account of extraordinary charges of the Forces which is to be laid before the House of Commons, my Lord desires you to take care that these demands be made part of the said account; “and that a copy of the said account be transmitted to his Lordship to peruse and consider before the same be laid before the House.” Ibid.
Same to same concerning the action of the Commissaries in the Low Countries in mustering the Forces there complete to June 21, ut supra, p. 229. Please inform yourself how it happens that her Majesty's instructions in this case have not been complied with. Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of Trade to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of several Officers and soldiers who served in the late war and are now disbanded, praying a grant of a great tract of land uninhabited and belonging to her Majesty (as they allege) between New England and Nova Scotia in order to their settling and planting there: as also the accompanying paper [also missing] entitled “a proposal of the said Officers and soldiers” which is in further explanation of the prayer of the said petition. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 434.
June 4. T. Harley to the Customs Commissioners. The French Ambassador has proposed that the men of war of both nations may be reciprocally visited upon their arrival in the ports of either kingdom. Please report your opinion thereon to my Lord Treasurer.
You are also to report on the enclosed information [missing] in a letter to my Lord signed Thomas Shell relating to frauds alleged to have been practised in the coal trade. Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners for Hides &c. enclosing for their consideration a memorial [missing] signed Thomas Allen, presented to my Lord as a means to prevent many practices which do or may lessen the Duties on hides. Ibid., p. 435.
Treasury reference to the Postmasters General of the petition of Mary Coven, widow, et al., shewing that Samuel Coven, her father in law, in 1672 was admitted postmaster of Dorchester at a salary of 15l. per an. and continued therein till his death; that in Sept. last her husband (who was at last come to that office) died and there then appeared to be 392l. due from the Dorchester stage; that petitioner (who has been continued in that post since her husband's death) having met with great losses is unable to pay said debt: therefore praying stay of process and an additional salary to save her family from ruin. Reference Book IX, p. 125.
June 5. Money order for 100,000l. to the Bank of England for one year to 1714 June 1 on their yearly sum out of the Five Sevenths of the 9d. per barrel Excise [as by the Act 5–6 Wm. and Mary, c. 20]. Order Book VIII, p. 306.
Letter of direction for 313l. 11s. 7d. to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: out of Civil List moneys: and is to be paid over to Michael Studholme for his bills for repairs as follows:
£ s. d.
for repairing the ditches in the Queen's private road leading to Fulham, forming that road fit for a new coat of gravel and for making the new gates and repairing the bridges there 229 2 11
for several repairs in that part of the road between Hyde Park Gate and Kensington Gate and for repairing Hyde Park Road (the road in Hyde Park) 84 8 8
£313 11 7
(William Lowndes to said Dartiquenave to pay same to Studholme.) Disposition Book XXII, p. 119.
Same for 12,000l. to the Duke of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe: out of Civil List moneys: to be paid by 1,200l. a week as from this day: and is to be towards the debts of the Office of the said Wardrobe contracted since her Majesty's accession. Ibid.
June 5. T. Harley to Mr. Bythell to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Mr. Brydges concerning his account as Paymaster of the Forces in Flanders for the year 1707. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 434.
June 5, 10,
25, 27, 30.
Warrants by Treasurer Oxford to the Customs Commissioners to employ Dymoke Cawdron as surveyor between Wisbech and Fosdyke in Boston port loco Robert Thurkill, deceased.
Temple Hawling as a tidesman in the inferior list, London port, loco Edward Turpin, preferred.
Peter Pelcombe as a same, ibid., loco Thomas Bucknall, dismissed. Edward Turpin as a land carriageman, ibid., loco Francis Golder, deceased.
John Price as waiter and searcher at Poole loco Charles Arrundell, dismissed.
John Cole as a tidesman and boatman at Torquay in Dartmouth port loco George Wills, deceased.
Thomas Miles as a watchman, London port, loco Thomas Monk, deceased.
James Grant as surveyor at Lynn loco Thomas Turner, dismissed for neglect of duty: with an increase of 10l. per an. salary to make it 60l. per an.
Walter Leese as waiter and searcher at Milton in Feversham port loco James Talput, dismissed.
Vandervoort Kyrle as riding officer at Deal (to reside at St. Margarets between Deal and Dover) at 60l. per an. loco James Haford, who is to be superannuated.
David Boughton as same at New Romney at 90l. per an. for himself, servant and two horses: loco Walter Batson, who is to be superannuated: as proposed by the Customs Commissioners in their memorial prefixed.
Hugh Orleton to be admitted as deputy to William Wynd (Wind), Inspector of the prosecutions in the Exchequer Court concerning uncustomed and prohibited goods.
Edward Elmsall as a landwaiter, London port, loco John Terry, who surrendered.
Edward Bayley as a tidesman at Weymouth loco John Knowman, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XVI, pp. 33, 37, 38.
June 5. Treasury reference to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Mr. [Thomas] Jett proposing his sureties, detailed, in 6,000l. for his office of Paymaster of the Lottery anno 1712 [10 Anne, c. 18]. Reference Book IX, p. 124.
Same to the Commissioners for Duties on Hides of the petition of Edward Foley, Cashier of said Duties, praying allowance of 21l. 9s. 4d. for fees &c. on his carrying into the Exchequer 64,776l. 18s. 4d. from the said Duties between 24 June 1711 and 28 June 1712. Ibid., p. 133.
Subscription by Treasurer Oxford of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for covering with crimson say the Queen's seat at St. Paul's and the seats and woolsacks for the House of Peers: to an estimate of 40l. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 26.
The like of a same to same to deliver to Benjamin Jackson [a boy of the Chapel Royal], whose voice has changed, one suit of plain cloth, one hat and band, two Holland shirts, two cravats, two pair of cuffs, two handkerchiefs, two pair of stockings, two pair of shoes, two pair of gloves: to an estimate of 9l. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 26.
June 6. Letter of direction for 2,128l. 12s. 0d. to James Brydges: out of moneys remaining in the Exchequer of the Contributions on the Lottery anno 1712 [10 Anne, c. 18]: and is for account of pay and contingencies to the Commissioners for Inspecting the Affairs of the War in Spain and Portugal as in full of 6,205l. voted for that service anno 1712. Disposition Book XXII, p. 120.
Same for 4,360l. 19s. 6d. to same: out of moneys now in the Exchequer of loans on Land Tax anno 1713: and is for the services following: viz.
£ s. d.
in further part of 636,888l. 14s. 10d. for Land Forces for six months from 22 Dec. 1712 to 23 June 1713.
for the pay of the Governor and Staff Officers of Dunkirk to March 23 last 2,520 0 0
for account of clearings to the Forces under the pay of said Brydges; being to be paid over to the widows of Officers who lost their lives in her Majesty's service on their allowances from 22 Dec. 1712 to 21 April 1713 1,840 19 6
£4,360 19 6
Ibid.
T. Harley to the Navy Commissioners to make forth a Navy bill for impresting to Francis Lynn, Cashier to the Commissioners for Sick and Hurt, the 12,385l. 1s. 6d. this day warranted to him in South Sea Stock, ut supra, p. 237: “and to assign said bill for payment out of the 1,421,274l. 14s. 4d. subscribed into South Sea Stock by the Navy Treasurer in the name of the public.” Ibid., p. 121.
Same to the Commissioners of Victualling. My Lord has considered your letters of the 14th May and 2nd June last relating to the supplying the Garrison of Placentia with provisions. As you have already received the Queen's pleasure for putting on board the transport ships in the Thames a store of six months’ provisions for the said Garrisons, my Lord thinks (for the reasons in your said letters) that same should be augmented to twelve months except the butter and cheese, of which only six months’ store is to be sent. Please supply and ship accordingly, and send a charge thereof to the Paymaster of said Garrison and to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts, to the end that care may be taken that the deductions of 4d. a man a day (which you propose for this service) may be truly made. Out Letters (General) XXII, p. 435.
Treasury reference to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Edward Stawell proposing his sureties, detailed, in 2,000l. for his office of Comptroller of the 1712 Lottery [10 Anne, c. 18]. Reference Book IX, p. 124.
June 6. Same to the Postmasters General of the petition of James Jobson for directions to the said Postmasters to contract with him for maintaining the pacquet boats according to their number on the same terms and with allowance of such agency [commission and] port charges and other privileges as was allowed to Mr. Mackay “in the last peace.” Ibid., p. 125.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners of the petition of Agnes Ellys, widow of Thomas Ellys, late of the Stamp Office, for a stamper's place for her son in consideration of her husband's 12 years’ service and of her charge of four children. Ibid.
June 8. T. Harley to Sir John Stanley [one of the Commissioners of Customs]. My Lord Treasurer did not object to Lord Lansdown's proposal as in the enclosed letter [missing] relating to the landwaiter's place at Padstow. If you will send me a presentment from your Board agrecable thereto it will come more regular for me to move my Lord Treasurer for his warrant thereupon. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 435.
June 9. Same to Lord Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt. My Lord Treasurer has nominated the Paymasters and Comptrollers of the 1712 Lotteries, viz. Edward Stawell as Comptroller of the 10l. Lottery, Thomas Jett as Paymaster; Charles Turnour as Comptroller of Class Lottery and John Morley as Paymaster [thereof]; and has further accepted from Lord Mansell (one of the four Tellers of the Receipt) the offer of his house for an Office for the business of said Lotteries. The house is to be put into the possession of Mr. Stawell, who is to keep his office in such apartment therein as he shall think fit, and the four rooms above stairs in the house at the end of the garden are to be made into convenient Offices for Mr. Turnour and Mr. Morley; it being intended that Mr. Jett shall execute his office where he formerly executed that of Paymaster of the Irish Debentures. Please give order for the several Offices to be fitted up accordingly with all expedition. Ibid., p. 436.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of the Earl of Cardigan for renewal of the lease of the custody of the Hundred of Loveden, Co. Lincoln, for the lives of him and his brother, James Brudenell. Reference Book IX, p. 125.
Same to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Charles Turnour proposing his sureties, detailed, in 2,000l. for his office of Register [Comptroller] of the Class Lottery anno 1712 [as by the Act 10 Anne, c. 19]. Ibid., p. 126.
June 10. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Receipt to take in loans on Malt anno 1713 up to a total of 700,000l. (including the unsatisfied balance of loans on Malt anno 1712): all in accordance with the Act [12 Anne, c. 2] “now passed” granting said Duties. Money Book XXII, pp. 243–4.
Money warrant dormant for 100l. per an. to the Deputy Ranger of her Majesty's House Park at Windsor (in pursuance of a sign manual of 1712 June 18) for providing a store of hay from time to time for the preservation of the deer in said park. Ibid., p. 264.
June 10. Money warrant for 186,670l. to Charles Blunt, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 1711 [9 Anne, c. 16], as imprest for the yearly fund for discharging the principal and interest payable by the Act for said Lottery, computing the said year to commence from 29 Sept. 1712: and a further 1,000l. for the salary of himself and the Comptroller [of said Lottery] and their clerks for the said year. (Money order dated June 13 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 265. Order Book VIII, p. 300.
Letter of direction for 2,000l. to William Lowndes: for secret service: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XXII, p. 121.
Same for 10,000l. to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy: out of moneys of loans on Land Tax anno 1713: and is intended to be applied towards further paying off and laying up 26 of her Majesty's ships at Portsmouth, Plymouth, Chatham and Woolwich: and to be placed to the head of Wages. Ibid.
Same for 3,950l. for the Judges for last Easter term as follows: out of Civil List moneys:
£
the twelve Judges at Westminster 3,000
Sir Joseph Jekyl, Chief Justice of Chester 125
the Second Justice of Chester, Denbigh, Flint and Montgomery 100
the six Judges of Wales at 300l. per an. each 450
Eleven Masters in Chancery for Lady day quarter on 100l. per an. each 275
£3,950
Ibid., p. 122.
T. Harley to the Customs Commissioners. Hasten your report on the East India Company's memorial [see supra, pp. 199, 228]. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 436.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to same to cause a deduction of 4d. in the £ to be made out of the salaries of outport officers as from Midsummer next as a fund for maintaining superannuated or disabled officers.
Prefixing: memorial by said Commissioners. On a survey of the outport officers we find several incapable of duty by age. To dismiss them after faithful service may be esteemed a hardship. The duty in all weathers and liability to such accidents as may render them incapable of getting their subsistence any other way and their salaries are generally so small as not to admit them to provide against sickness and old age. We therefore propose forming a fund as above out of salaries of outports officers except collectors and their clerks and patent officers or their deputies who have no salary on the Establishment: and that the pension to be paid be a third of the salary of the superannuated person, but not to exceed 25l. per an. nor to be less than 10l. per an.: none to be entitled that has not been in the service seven years unless disabled sooner by extraordinary accident. Out Letters (Customs) XVI, pp. 34–5.
June 10. Treasury reference to the Taxes Commissioners of the petition of John Lawton and Ralph Snead, sureties of Tho. Spendelow, Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Stafford 1697–9, shewing that they have cleared his arrears: therefore praying allowance of 549l. 10s. 0d. for [his] extraordinary charges in his receipt. Reference Book IX, p. 124.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Heather, William Wood and Robert Launder, sureties of John Fox of London, merchant, now insolvent and in prison on tobacco bonds to the amount of 5,000l.; praying liberty to apply to Parliament for a Bill to compound said debt. Ibid., p. 126.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the sureties, detailed, of Edward Stawell as Comptroller and Register of the Lottery anno 1712 [as by the Act 10 Anne, c. 18].
Prefixing: report by the Deputy Queen's Remembrancer on the sufficiency of said sureties. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 83.
The like for the sureties of Thomas Jett as Paymaster of same. Ibid.
June 11. Money warrant for 20l. each to Hugh Williams, clerk, and Cradock Wells, clerk: as royal bounty towards defraying the charges of their passage to the Leeward Islands, whither they are both going chaplains. (Money order dated June 13 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 245. Order Book VIII, p. 298a.
Same for 1,300l. to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, Ambassador Extraordinary to France, which (with 2,800l. already paid him for equipage and by way of advance) is to satisfy six months on his ordinary from 1712 Nov. 30 (when he departed out of the presence) to 1713 May 31. (Money order dated June 27 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 245. Order Book VIII, p. 302.
Same for 73l. to William Brydges for two years to 1711 Xmas on his patent fee of 2s. a day as Surveyor General of her Majesty's Ordnance. Money Book XXII, p. 246.
Same for 300l. to Henry Lowman and Mary his wife for one year to 1712 Lady day on their fee or salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper of her Majesty's Palace at Kensington. Ibid.
Same for 21l. 5s. 7½d. to Richard Creswell for the surplusage on his account as Sheriff of Salop for the year ended 1711 Sept. 29.
Prefixing: certificate by the Deputy Clerk of the Pipe of said surplusage, the same having arisen by payments to Peter Bromley, Nicholas Jelly, Ralph Harding and Thomas Hughes for apprehending Thomas Mathews, a burglar. (Money order dated June 20 hereon.) Ibid., p. 246. Order Book VIII, p. 308.
Letter of direction for 20,000l. to Charles Eversfeild, Treasurer of the Ordnance: out of moneys of loans on Malt anno 1713: and is intended to be applied to sea services of the Office of Ordnance. Disposition Book XXII, p. 123.
June 11. T. Harley to the Stamps Commissioners to admit Enoch Dawbeny as a stamper on the first vacancy. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 437.
Same to the Salt Commissioners to employ John Bawden in the Salt Duty at East and West Looe in Cornwall, he being particularly recommended to my Lord Treasurer. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on Dr. Cornelius Norwood's petition as surety for his brother, John Norwood, collector of Customs at Nevis, who has failed, indebted to the Crown. Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of Army Accounts enclosing for their consideration Mr. Brydges’ memorial [missing] to my Lord Treasurer for the pay of the General and Staff Officers on the Establishment of Portugal from the 22nd June 1712. Ibid., p. 438.
Same to the Attorney General enclosing the Taxes Commissioners' report in behalf of Thomas Cawthorp, a surety of William Cawthorp, late Receiver General for part of Lincoln. If he apply to the House in this Session for an Act for his relief you may inform the House that her Majesty hath no objection thereunto. Ibid., p. 439.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts. Mr. Brydges has applied to my Lord Treasurer for 1,191l. 15s. 6d. to answer Mr. Decker's demand of interest on 50,000l. lent by him for the service of her Majesty's Forces in the Low Countries. Please report on the account of said interest.
I enclose papers [all missing] as follows for you to examine therein as you shall see cause: viz.
(1) an anonymous letter signed A. B. C. from Boston 9 March 1712–13 containing an information against Col. Vetch for fraudulent practices and abuses.
(2) a petition in the name of several private sentinels belonging to the Independent Company in Newfoundland, complaining of Mr. Thurston, Agent to the said Company.
(3) a letter signed Thomas Gordon 21 May 1713, complaining of Monsieur de la Corve, Paymaster under Lieut. Col. St. Leger of the prisoners in Spain.
Ibid.
Treasurer Oxford's fiat for royal letters patent to constitute Thomas Prat as a Queen's waiter, London port, loco Francis Rainsford, deceased.
Richard Ferrier as a same, ibid., loco Babington Stavely, lately deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XVI, pp. 32, 33.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the sureties, detailed, in 1,000l. of Charles Eden (being appointed Governor of North Carolina) for his due observance of the Acts of Parliament relating to trade and navigation.
Prefixing: note of the approbation by the Commissioners for Trade of said sureties. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 81.
Commission by same to Richard Clinch as a Surveyor of Houses in Co. Herts loco Humphry Knight, who declines same: together with: warrant by same to the Receiver General of Taxes for said county to pay 50l. per an. to said Clinch as from Lady day 1713. Affairs of Taxes II, pp. 102–3.
June 11. Tho. Harley to the Excise Commissioners, Scotland. Send my Lord a scheme for managing and collecting the Malt Duty in Scotland under the Malt Act [12 Anne, c. 2], of which a copy has been sent to you. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 434.
June 12
and 26.
Money order for 125l. to Sir Joseph Jekyll for 1713 Easter term on his salary as Chief Justice of Chester.
75l. to Charles Cox for same on same as Chief Justice of Glamorgan, Brecon and Radnor.
50l. to John Ward for same on same as Second Justice of Chester and 50l. as Second Justice of Denbigh, Flint and Montgomery.
50l. to John Meyrick for same on same as Second Justice of Merioneth, Carnarvon and Anglesea.
75l. to William Brydges for same on same as Second Justice of Glamorgan, Brecon and Radnor.
75l. to Francis Winington for same on same as Second Justice of Pembroke, Carmarthen and Cardigan.
(The like payments severally on June 26 for 1713 Trinity term.) Order Book VIII, pp. 301, 303.
June 12. Letter of direction for 1,079l. to John Holbech: out of Civil List moneys: for the service of the Office of the Treasurer of the Chamber. Disposition Book XXII, p. 122.
T. Harley to said Holbech to pay said 1,079l. as follows: viz.
£
to the Lord Almoner for one year on the Established allowance of 500l. per an. for the Daily Alms from Lady day 1712 to Lady day 1713 500
to him more for the Established annual allowance for the Maundy last past anno 1713 200
to Mr. Randue, Housekeeper of Windsor Castle, for half a year to 1712 Sept. 29 on his salary of 320l. per an 160
£1,079
Ibid., p. 124.
Same for 3,000l. to James Brydges: out of moneys of loans on Malt anno 1713: and is intended for subsistence to the Regiments of Leigh, Wynn and Kane and for bounty to the Officers and private men thereof who are now ordered to be disbanded: and is in part of 636,888l. 14s. 0d. for Land Forces for six months to 1713 June 23. Ibid., p. 123.
Same to Mr. Carkesse to lay before the Customs Commissioners the enclosed list [missing] of persons particularly recommended to my Lord Treasurer for employment in the Customs, when the Commissioners come to fill up the places of superannuated officers. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 437.
Same to Mr. Brydges. My Lord is informed that Mr. Hoffman makes a demand for money alleged to be due from her Majesty to the Emperor or his Troops. Please lay before my Lord what that demand is and how it is supported and how much is due to her Majesty from the Emperor for payments made to him for his Troops more than was stipulated for by the Queen. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 438.
June 12. Thomas Harley to the Transports Commissioners. It will be necessary that a supply of sea coals be sent to the Garrison of Port Mahon. Please ascertain the quantity necessary for one year's provision and the prime cost and how to be sent and the freight. Ibid.
Same to the Clerk of the Council in Waiting. The Attorney General and Solicitor General have reported on the Duchess of Hamilton's petition to the Queen for leave to bring a writ of error to reverse the attainder of Charles Gerrard, called Lord Brandon. I enclose same [missing], it being my Lord Treasurer's desire that you put it into his hands to lay before the Queen the next time her Majesty shall be present in Council. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the sureties, detailed, of Cha. Turnour as Register and Comptroller of the Class Lottery anno 1712 [as by 10 Anne, c. 19].
Prefixing: certificate by Hen. Steven, Deputy Queen's Remembrancer, of the sufficiency of said sureties. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 82.
June 13. Money order for 100l. to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Deputy Ranger of her Majesty's House Park at Windsor, for one year to 1713 Lady day on his allowance for providing hay for the deer in said park. Order Book VIII, p. 300.
June 14. T. Harley to the Customs Commissioners enclosing a letter [missing] giving an account of some great abuses in the port of Hull. Do therein as to you shall seem best for her Majesty's service. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 456.
June 15. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to James Brydges to assign and transfer (out of the 409,600l. 7s. 6½d. subscribed into South Sea Stock by said Brydges in the name of the public) the sum of 48,087l. 1s. 8¼d. in South Sea Stock to the following persons in the amounts detailed, being a moiety of 96,174l. 3s. 11½d. to complete the neat offreckonings up to 1712 Dec. 22 of several Regiments under said Brydges’ care of pay.
Prefixing: schedule by said Brydges dated Pay Office 11 June 1713 of the several persons entitled [Army clothiers &c.] (by their assignments duly entered and approved of) to the sum of, in all, 96,174l. 3s. 11½d., “one moiety thereof offered by your Lordship to be now paid them in South Sea Stock” (the other moiety to be paid in tallies):
total
payable
.
to be now paid in South Sea
Stock
.
to be paid
in tallies
.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
James Verey 779 7 10½ 389 13 11¼ 389 13 11¼
Jno. Remy de Montigny 2,102 9 1,051 4 1,051 4
Thomas Rogers 1,948 11 974 5 974 5
Alexander Strahan 1,948 11 974 5 974 5
John Heylen 1,948 11 974 5 974 5
Roger Braddyl 1,148 12 574 6 574 6 3
Henry Emmet and John London 799 19 1 399 19 399 19
James Cuthbert 611 19 1 305 19 399 19
George Douglass 1,987 18 993 19 993 19
Nathaniel Jackson 611 5 10¾ 305 12 11¼ 305 12 11½
William Proctor 1,988 11 994 5 994 5
John Elliott 4,548 15 6 2,274 7 9 2,274 7 9
Henry Cornish 1,329 8 10¾ 664 14 664 14
Charles Le Bas 941 9 10¾ 470 14 11¼ 470 14 11¼
Richard Palmer 2,270 18 1,135 9 1,135 9
Sir Bijby Lake 2,126 0 8 1,063 0 4 1,063 0 4
Sir Bijby Lake 144 18 72 9 72 9
Charles Le Bas 1,319 4 0 659 12 3 659 12 3
James Colebrooke 951 14 475 17 475 17
Nathaniel Jackson 1,321 19 660 19 660 19
Charles Le Bas 948 19 474 9 10 474 9 10¼
Benjamin Ithell 1,335 6 667 13 667 13
Charles Le Bas 935 12 2 467 16 1 467 16 1
Thomas Rogers and William Monk 1,513 19 756 19 7 756 19
Robert Petre 1,170 2 585 1 0 585 1
Henry Emmett and John London 2,270 18 1,135 9 1,135 9
William Willson 2,270 18 1,135 9 1,135 9
Thomas Rogers and Jane Cox 1,331 6 665 13 665 13
Henry Emmett and Jane London 939 12 4 469 16 2 469 16 2
Charles Le Bas 1,197 4 7 598 12 598 12
Benjamin Ashwood 1,673 14 536 17 536 17
Robert Petre 678 9 339 4 339 4
General Erle 1,592 9 5 796 4 796 4
James Powell 2,270 18 1,135 9 1,135 9
Henry Cornish 717 3 0 358 11 6 358 11 6
Major Gen. Sybourg 1,411 5 705 12 9 705 12
Robert Petre 722 10 3 361 5 361 5
John Hamilton 1,405 18 702 19 702 19
Stephen Child 530 3 265 1 265 1
John Robinson 219 0 0 109 10 0 109 10 0
Richard Gough 1,379 5 689 12 689 12
Henry Emmett and John London 1,759 0 879 10 879 10
Robert Finlay 62 10 31 5 31 5
Francis Cocksedge 2,128 8 1,064 4 3 1,064 4
William Willson 1,709 1 854 10 854 10
Robert Finlay 1,248 17 624 8 624 8
Florence Malcony 879 11 439 15 439 15 9
Samuel Green 2,292 17 2 1,146 8 7 1,146 8 7
Charles Le Bas 579 18 289 19 289 19
Richard Edwards 950 16 475 8 1 475 8
Nathaniel Jackson 72 12 10 36 6 5 36 6 5
Mathias Rogers and Samuel Green 133 12 7 66 16 66 16
Benedict Ithell 899 7 449 13 10½ 449 13 10½
Edward Turner 1,226 15 3 613 7 613 7
Charles Le Bas 207 13 103 16 103 16
Charles Le Bas 1,600 18 11¾ 800 9 800 9 6
George Middleton 1,433 5 716 12 716 12
John Mauullock 945 16 472 18 1 472 18
Francis Ellison 139 9 0 69 14 6 69 14 6
Nicholas Lepell 1,023 12 511 16 511 16
Francis Sawle 1,736 16 868 8 868 8
John Mauullock [sic] 599 10 299 15 299 15
William Willson 1,116 8 5 558 4 558 4
John Narbonne 1,721 11 860 15 8 860 15 8
Charles, Lord Tyrawley 125 4 62 12 62 12
William Elliott 1,318 16 659 8 659 8
Rene Declonseaux [sic] 1,294 8 647 4 0 647 4
Richard Horsey 24 8 12 4 1 12 4
Capt. Robert Gardner 656 16 0 328 8 0 328 8 0
Lieut. Col. Patrick Vans 666 14 10 333 7 5 333 7 5
Francis Sawle 1,721 11 860 15 8 860 15
Sir Richard Rynelle 179 12 5 89 16 89 16
John Cliffe 1,306 1 653 0 653 0
Henry Emmett and John London 1,170 11 585 5 10¼ 585 5 10½
Henry Emmett and John London 495 19 247 19 247 19
Henry Emmett and John London 651 4 325 12 325 12
Christopher Topham 2 6 2 1 3 1 1 3 1
Anthony Luker 1,438 1 719 0 8 719 0
William Elliott 90 11 45 5 45 5
Robert Finlay 1,189 7 1 594 13 594 13
Henry Cornish 1,851 19 1 925 19 925 19
Francis Sawle 776 12 388 6 388 6
£96,174 3 11½ £48,087 1 £48,087 2
Money Book XXII, pp. 247–50.
June 15. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to John Howe, Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons, to assign to the following persons the South Sea Stock to the various amounts respectively detailed, amounting in all to 31,539l. 7s. 0½d.: as in discharge of so much due [to them] for [clothing &c. furnished and payable out of] offreckonings of her Majesty's Forces on the Establishment of Guards and Garrisons to 24 June 1712.
Prefixing: schedule of said sums:
£ s. d.
William Van Hulls 1,336 6 5
Thomas Gratwick 313 12 7
William Sloper 94 8
Allen Hollen 20 11
Michael Wilson 852 9 3
George Middleton 165 5 6
George Middleton 24 7
Sir Andrew Chadwick 1,336 6 5
Henry Cornish 983 10 0
David Campbell 368 1 10¼
Robert Petre 778 18
Elias Goadby 189 11 7
John Wilks 923 4
John Wilks 563 9
Nathaniel Carpenter 876 9
Nathaniel Carpenter 820 18 0
George Darnelly 876 9
Charles Le Bas 1,170 16 10
John Remy de Montigny 372 5
John MacCulloch 1,089 18
John MacCulloch 545 7
William Elliott 531 4
William Elliott 1,011 13 6
Thomas Pillans 525 7 4
Robert Nightingall 6,233 17 3
Nathaniel Jackson 1,142 16
Michael Wilson 641 0 0
Thomas Crepigny 332 18 9
Andrew Windsor 882 14 0
John Raboteau 607 2 3
Henry Trent 1,012 6
John London 1,096 8 11
Peter Gery 891 7 4
Peter Gery 187 12 5
William Procter 1,400 8
Edward Turner 690 18
Christian Gulicher 305 0
Alexander Strahan 120 0 3
Phillip Dikes 84 8 6
Thomas Scott 139 15
£31,539 7
Ibid., pp. 250–2.
June 15. Same by same to the Paymasters of the Ten Pound Lottery [10 Anne, c. 18] and the Class Lottery [10 Anne, c. 19] anno 1712 to pay the annual rent or sum of 100l. per an. to Thomas, Lord Mansell, one of the four Tellers of the Receipt, as in lieu of the house belonging to him as a Teller, with the outhouses and other conveniences thereunto adjoining and belonging: it being provided in the Acts for said Lotteries that the payments thereof should be made in or near the Receipt of the Exchequer at Westminster and it so happening that convenient places were wanting in or near the said Receipt to be converted into offices for the paying and comptrolling the said Lotteries and said Lord Mansell has offered his house for that purpose. Money Book XXII, p. 254.
June 15. T. Harley to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] of the Earl of Dartmouth, with the French Ambassador's memorial complaining of a French ship being wrongfully seized in the Downs, and proposing some regulations for preventing such inconveniences for the future. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 440.
Same to same to report on the enclosed paper [missing] about a smuggling trade carried on in Cornwall. Ibid.
Same to same to present William Horniblow as a riding officer in the Customs, he being recommended by the gentlemen of Worcestershire and by Mr. Rudge, the Governor of the Bank of England. Ibid.
Treasury references to the Taxes Commissioners of the petition of Vaughan Bonner, late Receiver of Taxes for part of Co. Lincoln and his security, praying “according to the prayer of their petition now lying before the Commissioners for Taxes for that purpose” [see supra, p. 235]. Reference Book IX, p. 126.
Same to the Navy Commissioners of the petition of the wives and families of Officers lately discharged from ships in the Royal Navy, praying an immediate payment in regard of their great expense and living remote from hence [London] and their families neglected. Ibid., p. 127.
Letters patent by Treasurer Oxford appointing Francis Cudworth Masham to be Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer with the like fees &c. as enjoyed successively by John Sotherton, John Morley, James Stanley, Simon Harvey, William Cholmley, Charles Whitaker, senr., Charles Whitaker, junr. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, pp. 82–3.
Subscription by same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to the Earl of Strafford of 130 ounces of gilt plate as a gift from her Majesty at the christening of his child: to an estimate of 65l. Ibid., p. 4.