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Warrant Books: July 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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July 1713, 1-15

July 1. Money warrant for 250l. to Sir Thomas Powys for Trinity term last as a Judge of the Queen's Bench, to which he was appointed by a great seal dated 1713 June 3: with dormant clause for his fee or salary of 1,000l. per an. according to his patent. Money Book XXII, p. 264.
Same for 40l. to Richard Marshall to be distributed to John Nelson, Edward Waterworth, heretofore Constable of Bawtry, Nathaniel Lund and John Greenfeild of the town of Bawtry, as reward for apprehending Robert Mann, a notorious highwayman, for a robbery upon the highway in Nottingham, for which they prosecuted him at the summer Assizes 1712 held for Co. Yorks before Sir Thomas Bury, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, “yet could not at York be convicted of robbery but for horse stealing, in respect whereof the said Baron could not, as he has informed the Lord Treasurer, certify to the Sheriff for the reward for highwaymen.” (Money order dated July 9 hereon.) Ibid., p. 265. Order Book VIII, p. 310.
T. Harley to Mr. Holbech to pay (out of moneys imprested to you for the office of Treasurer of the Chamber) 115l. 19s. 6d. to John Gauntlet for a year to Xmas 1713 for necessaries and binding of books for the [Privy] Council Office; pursuant to a warrant signed by the Lords of the [Privy] Council April 15 last. Disposition Book XXII, p. 133.
Same to Secretary Dartmouth. My Lord Treasurer perceives from a letter from Theophilus Blyke to Mr. Brydges that the said Blyke (who had the custody of a great quantity of her Majesty's stores at Barcelona) is set out from Barcelona on his way to England through France without anything said in the said letter how the said stores are secured in his absence. My Lord desires you to write to Admiral Jennings desiring him to see how the said stores are secured and to inspect and take an account thereof and, in case Blyke has not sufficiently provided for their security, to appoint some one capable to take care of same and be accomptable for same. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 450.
July 1,
10, 27.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of the following ships for release from quarantine: viz.
Katherine, MerchantsGoodwill, Delight: on the petition of Josiah Wordsworth (July 1).
Goodspeed: on the petition of William Clayton (July 10).
Thistle: on the petition of Robert Bruce (July 10).
Jean: on the petition of Tho. Pillant (July 10).
William and Robert: on the petition of Richard Green (July 27).
Out Letters (Customs) XVI, p. 19.
July 1. Same to same of the petition of John Dennis, a Queen's waiter, London port, for leave of absence for some extraordinary business. Reference Book IX, p. 129.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Excise Commissioners, Scotland, to appoint James Gregory to be Receiver General and Cashier of Excise [in Scotland] in place of Robert Sinclair, who is found to be debtor to cash in 922l. 2s. 9¾d., and neither he nor his securities at present able to pay same; wherefore the said Commissioners think it not safe any longer to employ him. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 430.
July 2. Letter of direction for 2,000l. to William Lowndes: out of Civil List funds: for secret service. Disposition Book XXII, p. 132.
T. Harley to Sir John Stanley. Lord Lansdown has recommended Benjamin Steed as landwaiter at Minehead and he is presented by your Board. At the same time Sir John Trevelyan and Sir Jacob Banks have been very pressing with my Lord for John Cox for said office. My Lord has a great regard for any recommendation from Lord Lansdown and is desirous to oblige him, particularly in this. He would be glad if you could find some expedient for providing for John Cox for the satisfaction of said Trevelyan and Banks. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 449.
Same to the Attorney General and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] from Sir Simeon Stuart for laying before you the evidence of his title to Binswood, Co. Southampton, so that the dispute between the Crown and him as to the said wood may be ended. Ibid.
Same to the Duke of Ormonde. My Lord Treasurer has no objection to Col. Newton being paid 600l. to compensate his losses, services and sufferings, out of the 5,041l. 9s. 6d. voted for Contingencies of her Majesty's Forces in the Low Countries for the six months ended June 23 last, as proposed by the enclosed report [missing] which was read to my Lord Treasurer in your presence. Please order payment accordingly, provided that Col. Newton undertakes and agrees to apply same immediately on receipt towards the debt owing to the Regiment under his command, “and [to] take care in some short time to make good the rest of the said debt which amounts to 600l. more or thereabouts.” Ibid., p. 450.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Mr. Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces, containing the state of the case of sundry women said to be the wives of the Serjeants that were sent to New England with Lieutenants' commissions, concerning money paid to them here which has not [been deducted from their husbands’ pay], though it ought to be deducted and allowed by their husbands there. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 451.
July 2. T. Harley to Mr. Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces, enclosing the Duke of Ormonde's memorial [missing] in behalf of the contractors for forage, bread and bread waggons for her Majesty's Forces and those [foreign Forces] in her pay in the Low Countries in their winter quarters 1711–12 and the following campaign. Please state the demands of the contractors and the provision which Parliament has made towards satisfying the same; and in case there is (as they allege) money yet remaining to be paid to complete what has been granted by Parliament for the said forage, bread and bread waggons, please report the amount thereof and how same may best be had and applied. Ibid.
July 3. Same to the Excise Commissioners. Have you employed John Edowes as you were requested May 23 1712, supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXVI, p. 290? If not, why not? Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed two petitions [missing], one in the name of Richard Dawson, the other in the names of Thomas Finnis and Nicholas Boykett, all claiming the reward of 700l. promised by her Majesty in June 1712 for discovering the murderers of a servant of a riding officer of the Customs in Hythe district on the coast of Kent. Ibid., p. 452.
Order by Treasurer Oxford to the Master and Worker of the Mint to observe an order of the Queen in Council, prefixed, dated Kensington June 24 last, to prepare medals of gold to commemorate the happy conclusion of the peace, according to the draft of such medal this day [June 24] presented to her Majesty and approved of: to wit to such number and value and for such distribution as the Queen shall appoint by her sign manual. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 87.
[?] Entry of the Treasury signature of the docquet of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to John Taylor of the fourth part of several messuages in Mincing Lane and Markland [Mark Lane] in the city of London, being parcel of the estate of Thomas Perrin, extended for debt. Ibid., p. 88.
[?] Same of a same to Protodoro Finney (at the nomination of Charles Danvers) of several lands and tenements in the city of Exeter, being parcel of the estate of Charles Hore, Esq., outlaw. Ibid.
[?] Same of a same to William Mathews of several lands and tenements in Co. Glamorgan, being parcel of the estate of Robert Williams, outlaw. Ibid., p. 90.
July 4. William Lowndes to the Postmasters General enclosing a letter [missing] in behalf of Mr. Goland, Deputy Postmaster at Burrowbridge [Boroughbridge]. Is there any objection to his being continued there? Out Letters (General) XX, p. 452.
July 8. Royal sign manual for 50,000l. to James Brydges [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad]: as imprest and upon account for the charges of such part of her Majesty's Forces as are or shall be under his pay for the year 1713 and the contingent charges thereof. (Money warrant dated July 10 hereon.) (Money order dated July 11 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 388. Order Book VIII, p. 310.
July 8. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay the following sums as royal bounty: viz.
£
Charlotte Rycaute, Cecilia Newberry, Edith Colledge, Anne Christian, widow: 20l. each 80
Anne and Elizabeth Wilkinson: 10l. each 20
Eleanor Rossington 15
Elizabeth Gellot, William Powell, Anne Kershe, Judith North, Bridget Mackay, John Butts, Margaret Black, Jane Dickinson: 10l. each 80
Rachel and Francis Mansel: 5l. each 10
Eleanor Conway 10
Charles Palmer 5
Elizabeth Newman 10
Elizabeth Gibson, to carry her and her children to Scotland provided she do promise in her receipt for the said sum never to be any further troublesome to the Treasury 10
Elizabeth Sisson, to carry her into the country to her friends, she also promising never to solicit her Majesty or the Treasury any more upon any account whatsoever 10
£250
Money Book XXII, p. 266.
Money warrant for 180,189l. 16s. 8d. to Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the 1,800,000l. Lottery anno 1712: to be as imprest as follows:
£ s. d.
to complete 65,651l. which remained in the Exchequer 1712 Dec. 25 of the rates and Duties appropriated by the Act for said Lottery [10 Anne, c. 18], to be applied towards the payment of 2,341,740l. made payable by the said Act 11,411 16 8
for the certain yearly fund established by the said Act to pay and discharge the principal and interest thereby made payable, computing the year to commence from the 25th Dec. 1712 168,003 0 0
for salaries to said Paymaster, and the Comptroller and their clerks for three quarters from 1713 March 25 750 0 0
for house rent for their Office for the half year ending at Dec. 25 next 25 0 0
£180,189 16 8
(Money order dated July 15 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 267. Order Book VIII, p. 312.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy (“out of the moneys, tallies or other effects that are remaining or shall remain in your hands for this service”) to pay to Robert, Knight, Cashier to the South Sea Company, 144,069l. 17s. 6d. due to the said Company on the 24th June 1713 for one fourth part of 568,279l. 10s. 0d. per an. for interest and 8,000l. per an. for charges of management.
Prefixing: certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt of the sum so due to said Company for 1713 June 24 quarter, “there having been no payments made to them at the Receipt of the Exchequer for that quarter.” Money Book XXII, p. 268.
July 8. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells &c. to issue, pay and apply the surplus of 1,406l. 10s. 1d. (remaining in the Exchequer on June 24 last as the surplus of the Excise charged by the Act of 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 3, with the payment of annuities with survivorships) towards making good the quarterly payments due or to grow due on the 40,000l. Annuities by the Act of 6 Anne, c. 39, anno 1708.
Prefixing: certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt of said Excise surplus on said date, which “is to be applied towards paying the 40,000l. per an. Annuities purchased anno 1708.” Ibid., p. 269.
Same by same [to the Customs Cashier] to pay John Thorowkettle 15l. 3s. 4d. for June 24 quarter as Messenger [of the Chamber] attending the Customs.
Allowance by same of said Thorowkettle's bill for 15l. 3s. 4d. for same quarter as Messenger attending the Lord Treasurer. Ibid., p. 275.
Same by same for payment of the 1713 June 24 quarter's salary bill of the Customs, London port (total 7,447l. 1s. 6d.), and the outports (total 9,814l. 1s. 3d.). Out Letters (Customs) XVI, p. 40.
Same by same to Edward Wilcox [Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South] to mark and fell such number of trees within Windsor Forest, not fit for the Navy, as shall be sufficient to make good the railing in the Course on Ascott Heath, not exceeding 52l. 5s. 0d., which is to be proceeded in with all the despatch that may be.
Appending: said Wilcox's estimate of said work: £ s. d.
to rail both sides of the Course on Ascott Heath from the Weighing Post to the Distance Post on each side: the same will take 178½ rod of the rough posts and rails which will require about 24 load of timber, which may be felled in the Forest of Windsor: the felling, carrying and workmanship in converting and setting it up 21 0 0
three new iron chains, each to be 120 feet long 30 0 0
removing and new setting the old posts at another part of the Course, with carriage 1 5 0
£52 5 0
The money to defray this charge may be raised by sale of dead trees in said Forest.
Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, pp. 86–7.
July 8. T. Harley to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to permit the import into Ireland, Customs free, of the clothing detailed for Col. Bland's Regiment (late General Harvey's); the same having been provided before that Regiment was placed on the Establishment of Ireland.
Appending: schedule of said clothing, dated London 4 July and signed by John Bland, viz. 210 each of coats and waistcoats; hats; furnitures; hair baggs; sword knots; cloaks and straps; pairs of gloves; pairs of holsters; bucketts; collars: 300 Hoosings; 100 each of saddles with stirrops; leathers and girths; bitts; cloak pads; 12 Trumpets’ coats and waistcoats; 180 pair of boots; 180 sets of buff belts. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 315.
July 9. Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Clerk of the Signet for an annuity or yearly pension of 500l. to Isabella Arundell as from 1713 April 10 during such time as she shall continue in her Majesty's service as one of the Women of the Bedchamber, to which she was sworn and admitted April 10 last. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 393.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay 100l. to Col. Phillip Howard as royal bounty. Money Book XXII, p. 271.
Money warrant for 467l. 15s. 2d. to the executors of Robert Weddell, the officer employed in the prosecution of counterfeiters of the coin under the Act of 7 Anne [6 Anne, c. 74], to wit between 1 June 1710 and Xmas 1711. (Money order dated July 16 hereon.) Ibid., pp. 271–2. Order Book VIII, p. 319.
Letter of direction for 1,000l. to William Lowndes: out of Civil List moneys: for secret service. Disposition Book XXII, p. 133.
T. Harley to Mr. Holbech to pay (out of money imprested to you for the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber) as follows: viz.
£
to 10 Grooms of the Chamber at 20l. each, being for half a year due at Xmas 1711 200
to 25 musicians at 20l. each, for same time 500
to the Historiographer Royal, for same time 100
to seven gamekeepers at 15l. each, for same time 105
more for their liveries anno 1713 70
to Thomas Herbert, clockmaker, for half a year due at Midsummer 1712 150
to the Poet Laureat, for same time 50
£1,175
Ibid.
Same to the Governor &c. of the Bank of England to give order to your several cashiers who have been appointed Receivers of the Contributions on the Public Lotteries or for Classes [10 Anne, c. 19] to deliver in forthwith and to pass all their respective accounts of such money. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 453.
Allowance by Treasurer Oxford of the quarterly bill of the Civil List of Scotland for the quarter ended 1713 June 24: total 5,009l. 4s. 6 11/12 d. (As compared with the previous quarterly list, supra, p. 181, under date 1713 April 13 this list shows the following changes: in the list of Professors of the University of St. Andrews John Craigie, Professor of Philosophy in St. Leonard's College, disappears, and James Duncan appears as Professor of Philosophy in the New College as from 4 June 1713. Alexander Burnet, Professor of Philosophy in King's College, Aberdeen, appears here as Alexander Burne. There further appears as a new official Sir Andrew Kennedy, Conservator of the privileges of Scotland in the Netherlands at 100l. per an. payable half yearly from 1712 Martinmas.) Out Letters (North Britain) II, pp. 435–8.
July 9. Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland, to pay the same quarter's salaries of the patent officers of the Customs in Scotland. Ibid., p. 439.
Allowance by same of the salary bill, detailed, of the Excise, Scotland, for said quarter: total 1,333l. 19s. 0d. (being 1,141l. 3s. 2d. for Excise; 26l. 5s. 0d. for Candles Duties; 157l. 10s. 0d. for the first Duty on hides and skins; 4l. 10s. 5d. for soap, paper and calico Duties; 4l. 10s. 5d. for Duties on gilt and silver wire, starch and additional Duties on hides and skins). Ibid., p. 440.
Same by same of the incidents bill, detailed, of the Excise, Scotland, for same quarter: total 132l. 14s. 5½d. Ibid., p. 441.
July 10 Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 1,000,000l. to Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy: as imprest for the Navy and Victualling. (The privy seal hereon is dated July 16.) (Money warrant dated July 25 hereon.) (Money order dated July 27 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 386. Order Book VIII, p. 313.
Same dormant to Spencer Compton to pay 20l. per an. to Elizabeth Barrow: as from 1713 Lady day during pleasure. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 387.
Same to John Holbech (who is appointed to receive and pay moneys in the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office) to pay 3s. a day to Edward Oliver, Bachelor of Divinity, “whom we have appointed to be our Sub-Almoner in the room of Dr. Battell, deceased,” and is for an allowance for travelling charges in respect of his said office; to wit “for his attendance on us at Windsor, Hampton Court or elsewhere in any our Progresses or Removals.” Ibid.
Royal sign manual for 10,000l. to Coniers Darcey and Geo. Feilding, “whom we have appointed to execute the office of Master of our Horse”: as imprest for the extraordinary expenses of the Stables. (Money warrant dated July 13 hereon.) (Money order dated July 15 hereon.) Ibid., p. 388. Order Book VIII, p. 312.
Same for 10,000l. to Sir Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint: as imprest for the use and service of the Mint: out of Civil List moneys (out of Coinage money). (Money warrant dated July 14 hereon.) (Money order dated July 16 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 391. Order Book VIII, p. 317.
July 10. Same for 1,057l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies, 1,000l. thereof to be by him paid over as a present from the Queen to the Marquess de Monteleon [Don Isidro Casado de Azevedo de Rosales, Marques de Monteleon], Plenipotentiary from the King of Spain, and the remaining 57l. 10s. 0d. for Exchequer fees thereon. (Money warrant dated July 14 hereon.) (Money order dated July 28 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 392. Order Book VIII, p. 313.
Royal warrant [to the Clerk of the Signet] for a privy seal for discharging the baronetcy fee of 1,095l. due from Sir Ralph Freeke. (Treasurer Oxford's warrant accordingly to the Receipt for said discharge.) (Privy seal dated July 23 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, pp. 392, 397–8. Money Book XXII, p. 289.
Same to Lord Treasurer Oxford to pay 300l. to John Anstis, Esq., 100l. thereof to be paid to Thomas Rymer, Historiographer Royal, towards making good the copy of the 15th Volume of the Collection of Ancient Leagues and Treaties, 120 sheets of which in the fire in January last in the Printing House in White Friars were burnt in the house of William Bowyer, printer thereof, as also the manuscript copy to finish the said volume and a great quantity of paper for carrying on the said work: being computed at six-tenths of the whole impression of the said volume: and 100l. to Awnsham Churchill towards his loss for the paper and 100l. to the said Bowyer, the printer, whose house was burnt. (Money warrant dated July 14 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 20 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 394. Order Book VIII, p. 323.
Royal sign manual for 450l. to Sir Clement Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies, to be by him paid over as a present from the Queen to Monsieur Leith, Envoy Extraordinary from the Czar of Muscovy: and 30l. for the [Exchequer &c.] fees thereon. (Money warrant dated July 14 hereon.) (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 396. Order Book VIII, p. 316.
Same for 20,000l. to Samuel Smethin, the Queen's goldsmith, for gold works, gilt and white plate, delivered or to be delivered into the Jewel House, according to certificates to be produced from the Master of the Jewels. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, p. 397.
Same for 544l. to the executors of William Harrison, late Secretary to the Embassy for Treaty of a General Peace at Utrecht: which with 100l. previously paid him is in full of his ordinary of 40s. a day from 1712 March 25 (when he entered on that employment) to 14 Feb. 1712–13, on which day he died. (Money warrant dated Aug. 6 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 20 hereon.) Ibid., p. 397. Order Book VIII, p. 327.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay 500l. to Richard Marshall, Master of her Majesty's Stud; which with 1,300l. already paid to him is to be towards the salaries of himself and others employed about her Majesty's Stud from 1st Feb. 1711–12 and for the charge of hay, oats and all other provisions for the same from that time. Money Book XXII, p. 270.
July 10 Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Receipt for records of surplusage to pay the surplusage of 12l. 11s. 0d. resting upon the account of Henry Shardlowe and George Gobbet, Sheriffs of the City of Norwich, for the year ended 1711 Sept. 29 out of the like debit resting on the account of Jacob Acourt, Sheriff of Co. Norfolk, for the year ended 1712 Sept. 29.
Prefixing: extracts from the Great Roll of the Pipe of said surplusage and debit respectively. Money Book XXII, p. 270.
Same by same to Spencer Compton to pay 50l. to Matthew Decker for so much paid by him to Lewis Renard at Amsterdam for her Majesty's especial service. Ibid.
Same by same to Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, Agents for bringing in arrears of prizes, to allow in account to John Parker, late one of the Agents for prizes in the port of Falmouth, 108l. 2s. 9½d. for his extraordinary charges and services in his said agency provided he pay in before 1713 Sept. 29 the sum of 108l. to make up the 216l. 2s. 9½d. which he stands indebted in his account of said agency.
Prefixing: certificate by said Baker and Gosselin dated Prize Office, Covent Garden, of the balance due from said Parker. Ibid., p. 373.
Money warrant for 36l. 10s. 0d. to John Incledon, Keeper of her Majesty's Royal House at Westminster; for four years to 1713 June 24 on his fee of 6 pence a day. Ibid., p. 272.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Mr. Borret to pay 15l. each to George French and Richard Oglethorp, they having been sent over here from the island of Antigua by Walter Douglas, the now Governor there, as witnesses against several persons for rebellion and the murther of Col. Park, late Governor of the said island: this sum being meant to quiet them in respect of their pretensions on account of that service. Ibid.
Same by same to Edward Stawell, Register and Comptroller of Lotteries Nos. 1, 2 and 3 anno 1712 [as by 10 Anne, c. 18], and to Thomas Jett, Paymaster thereof, to pay and apply 11,400l. (part of the sum of 11,411l. 6s. 8d. remaining in the Exchequer on Dec. 25 last as below) in further discharge of the principal due to be paid at 25 Dec. 1712 in each of the said Lotteries, “upon such and so many of the standing orders in each of the said three Lotteries as are first registered in the next Course, to wit the fourth Course of payment (the first three Courses being satisfied): and to reserve the remaining 11l. 16s. 8d. to be applied in further discharge of principal at the next distribution that shall be made.
And further to pay and apply the sum of 55,226l. 3s. 2d. (which did also remain in the Exchequer on June 24 last as the produce of the relative Duties in the half year commencing 1712 Dec. 25) in equal proportions towards discharging 68,283l. then [on June 24 last] due to be paid for six months' interest on the principal sum of 2,276,100l., being the sum to which the original principal sum of 2,341,740l. is reduced by the abovesaid payments.
Prefixing: certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt that the receipts on or before 1712 Dec. 25 (on the Duties appropriated by the Act of 10 Anne, c. 18, for the yearly fond of 168,003l. for Lotteries Nos. 1, 2 and 3), amounted to the sum of 66,151l. 16s. 8d. or (after deduction of 500l. for charges) 65,651l. 16s. 8d., which is to be applied to payment of the principal payable in Course in such manner as by the said Act is directed.
And further there was paid into the Exchequer in the succeeding half year ended 1713 June 24 the sum of 66,273l. 7s. 8d. or (after deduction of 6,047l. 4s. 6d. for charges) 55,226l. 3s. 2d. to be similarly applied. Ibid., pp. 273–4.
July 10. Allowance by same of the salary bill of the Stamps Office for 1713 June 24 quarter: total 1,199l. 14s. 6d. Ibid., p. 274.
Warrant by same to the Receipt to innovate a lost annuity order No. 4138 in the name of Conyers Place for 26l. per an. of the year 1706 [and now assigned to Henry Bestland], who [i.e. Bestland] makes affidavit of the loss thereof. Order Book VIII, p. 309.
T. Harley to the Navy Commissioners to make forth a Navy bill for 24,423l. 12s. 6½d. to Sir Roger Mostyn, Paymaster of Marines, as imprest to discharge the non-commissioned Officers and private men of the Regiments of Col. Charles Churchill and Col. Goring, which are ordered to be disbanded: and to assign said bill for payment out of the 100,000l. which the Bank has agreed to lend to the Navy Treasurer on the security of Malt tallies anno 1713. In the margin: a stop put to the payment of the sum by the letter of July 18, infra p. 290. Disposition Book XXII, p. 134.
Letter of direction for 4,648l. 6s. 1½d. (out of the 25l. per ton on French wines) to the Bank of England as in part of 8,989l. 2s. 10d. which remains due to the Bank for the year ended June 1 last on its 100,000l. per an. Ibid.
T. Harley to the Secretary at War. There have been lodged in the Treasury at times many [army] Establishments most of which appear (upon perusal) to be defective in form, in signature or countersignature or blanks, and others being draft Establishments are offered for my Lord's approbation. I return all the said Establishments and Drafts of Establishments. My Lord Treasurer desires you will revise the same and he will appoint some proper time for you to be here about this business. Please bring then such of them as are proper for my Lord's countersignature or to be considered by him before they are laid before the Queen. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 452.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners to give leave of absence to William Browne, one of the stampers in your Office, during his indisposition. Ibid., p. 457.
July 10,
15, 27, 31.
Treasury warrants to the Customs Commissioners to observe orders in Council for the release from quarantine of the following ships: viz.
Katherine, Thomas Abbit master; Merchants' Goodwill, Edmund Wallington master; Delight, John Devon master: from Hamburg and Bremen with iron and bale goods: on the petition of Josiah Wordsworth (July 1: order in Council dated June 29).
Hester, Experiment: from Stockholm with iron for the Navy: on the petition of Sir Ambrose Crowley (July 10: order in Council dated July 8).
Ann and Betty, Jonathan Hall master: from Bremen with lamblack [lampblack]; Arms of Amsterdam, Jacob Clawson master: with clapboard &c.: on the petition of Henry Meyer (July 10: order in Council dated July 8).
Friends' Goodwill, William Hodgson master; Dorothy, Adam Abbot master; Happy Return, Benj. Dawson master: on the petition of said Henry Meyer: from Bremen and Hamburg with sundry goods (July 15: order in Council dated July 14).
Union, Geo. Hardcastle master: from Geffel [Gefle] with iron and deals: on the petition of Henry Norris (July 15: order in Council dated July 14).
Goodspeed, Thomas Beck master: from Stockholm with iron and deals: on the petition of William Clayton (July 27: order in Council dated July 24).
William and Ann, William Scott master: from Dantzic with sundry goods: on the petition of Josiah Wordsworth (dates as above).
Swan galley, Ja. Waterston master: from Konigsberg with iron and flax: on the petition of Alexander Paterson (dates as above).
Thistle, Geo. Thompson master: from Dantzic: on the petition of Robert Bruce (dates as above).
Katherine, Jacob Baker master; Industry, John Lotherington master; Flower, Jon Kenyon master; the first two from Hamburg, the third from Bremen with sundry goods: on the petition of Henry Meyer (dates as above).
Lumly Castle, Thomas Simpson master, from Bremen; Richard and Mary, John Moor master: from Gothenburg with sundry goods: on the petition of Charles Brander (dates as above).
Hambro' Merchant, Benj. Hodder master: from Hamburg with bale goods: on the petition of Henry Meyer (July 31: order in Council dated July 30).
Prince George, Steph. Maxted master; Endeavour, Jo. Smith master; Duke of Cambridge, Leonard Sears master: all from Hamburg; Sheringham, Robert Tennis master; Prince Casimir, Robert Bull master: from Bremen; Two Brothers, Mathew Oats master: from Gothenburg: all on the petition of Charles Brander (dates as above).
Out Letters (Customs) XVI, pp. 20, 45.
July 10. Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Blair, prisoner in the Fleet for a fine of 40l. for running East India goods, praying discharge, being very poor. Reference Book IX, p. 130.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to pay an annuity or yearly sum of 1,000l. to Thomas Keightley, a Commissioner of the Revenue there: as from June 24 last: for long and faithful services in said revenue and otherwise. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, p. 314.
Same to same for half pay as follows to the Officers of the Regiment of Dragoons lately commanded by the Earl of Wharton and the two youngest Troops of the Regiment of Dragoons commanded by Major General Pepper: the said Earl's Regiment having been disbanded in Jan. 1710–11 in pursuance of the royal warrant of 1710 Dec. 6, but the horses, arms and accoutrements having been preserved till they should be disposed of, and for that reason two Lieutenants, three Quarter Masters, two Serjeants and a convenient number of privates were kept in pay from the time that the Regiment was cashiered until said horses &c. were disposed of, but most of the rest of the Officers have been out of pay ever since disbanding and are thereby reduced to great want.
per day.
s. d.
to commence as from 11 Jan. 1710–11, when the Regiment was broke.
Major Thomas Browne 5 0
Capt. Thomas Cæsar 4 0
Capt. Lieut. Christo. Dalston 2 6
Lieuts. Henry Harrison, Richard Jackson, Richard Parks, each 2 6
Quartermasters John Graham, Michael St. Lawrence, — Harris, each 1 6
to commence from the time the horses were disposed of.
Lieuts. Thomas Williams and Henry Lawson, each 2 6
Quartermasters Chetham, Sherridan and Page, each 1 6
and the said Regiment of Pepper having been put on the Establishment of Ireland from 23 Dec. 1711, but exceeding by two Troops the numbers allowed in Dragoon Regiments on the Irish Establishment, the two youngest Troops were disbanded from the time of their arrival there, but the Lord Lieutenant thinks it reasonable that the Officers should be inserted on the list of half pay from 23 Dec. 1711, when their whole pay determined, and that Capt. William Mathews, who last served in that Regiment, should also be allowed half pay:
per day.
s. d.
Capts. — Clelan and Pelham, each 4 0
Lieuts. Christopher Zobell and Stephen Ducass, each 2 6
Cornets William Wolsley and Robert Stephenson, each 2 0
Quartermaster Henry Wellington and John McCleane, each 1 6
Capt. William Mathews 4 0
Ibid., pp. 315–16.
July 10. Same to same to pay 200l. to Sir Gilbert Dolben, a Justice of Common Pleas, Ireland, being the sum he would have been paid had he gone on the last two Circuits, which he was unable to do by reason of his attendance on the Parliament in London. Ibid., p. 317.
Same to same to cause the demands to be stated and paid of the Officers of the Foot Regiment of Lieut. Gen. Steuart (for three days' pay from 1709 Aug. 24 to Aug. 27) and of Brigadier Windsor's Regiment of Foot (for 42 days from 24 Aug. 1712 to Oct. 5) and of the Marquis of Montandre's Regiment of Foot (from 24 Aug. 1712 to the respective days of their being posted in Ireland to Sir John Whitwrong's Regiment of Foot), being for the intervening period between their being struck off the English Establishment and their arrival in Ireland, which is the date of their commencing pay in Ireland: such intervening period having happened with several Regiments on their arrival from the English to the Irish Establishment.
Followed by: computation of the said pay of Montandre's Regiment from 25 Aug. 1712 to respective days of their being posted in Ireland as above in Oct. following:
£ s. d.
Colonel's Company.
Marquis de Montandre as Col. and Capt. 1 2 8
James Finlay, Chaplain 0 6 8
Nicholas Rylands, Adjutant 0 4 0
Philip Beranger, Quartermaster 0 4 0
John Hepburn, Surgeon 0 4 0
William Goodwyn, mate 0 2 6
Samuel Dornant, Capt. Lieut. 0 4 8
Edward Williams, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Lieut. Colonel's Company.
Charles Bateman, Lieut. Col. and Capt. 0 16 4
John Deyos, Lieut 0 4 8
Richard Arnold, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Capt. Sutton's Company.
David Sutton, Capt. 0 9 4
William Fund [? Fune], Lieut. 0 4 8
Thomas Beaumont, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Capt. Macneale's Company.
Henry McNeal, Captain 0 9 4
John Hamilton, Lieut. 0 4 8
Samuel Dashwood, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Capt. Hawkins' Company.
Robert Hawkins, Capt. 0 9 4
Thomas Drury, Lieut. 0 4 8
Whittle Frewin, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Capt. Dawson's Company.
Geo. Dawson, Capt. 0 9 4
Henry Dawson, Lieut. 0 4 8
Samuel Davis, Ensign 0 3 8
one Serjeant, three Corporals, two Drums 0 4 4
Capt. Hablethwayte's Company.
William Heblethwayte, Capt 0 9 4
Gifford Craven, Lieut 0 4 8
Geo. Banastre, Lieut. 0 4 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Capt. Baxter's Company.
John Baxter, Capt. 0 9 4
William Cheater, Lieut. 0 4 8
Phil. Bryand, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums 0 5 4
Capt. Morgan's Company.
Thomas Morgan, Capt. 0 9 4
Phi. Beranger, Lieut. 0 4 8
William Good, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums all the above being for 38 days. 0 5 4
Major Campbell's Company.
Jos. Campbell, Major and Capt. 0 14 4
Henry Boulton, Lieut. 0 4 8
Allen Julian, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums being for 41 days to Oct. 4. 0 5 4
Capt. Maud's Company.
Antho. Maud, Capt. 0 9 4
Nicho. Rylands, Lieut. 0 4 8
Thos. Ballard, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, two Drums being for 44 days to Oct. 4. 0 5 4
Capt. Crosbie's Company.
John Crosbie, Capt. 0 9 4
Robert Brereton, Lieut. 0 4 8
James Cunningham, Ensign 0 3 8
two Serjeants, three Corporals, one Drum being for 46 days to Oct. 9. total, 615l. 8s. 6d. 0 4 8
Out Letters (Ireland) IX, pp. 317–19.
July 10. Royal warrant to the Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for a great seal for a grant to him, the said Duke, of 5,000l. per an. as from 24 June 1713 for 15 years in consideration of many good and faithful services as well in the beginning of our reign in the hazardous and successful undertaking at Vigo (particularly acknowledged by both Houses of Parliament) and as Captain General of our Forces in Flanders the last year, by which and in many other former services to the Crown we are fully satisfied you have much lessened and impoverished your own estate. Ibid., pp. 321–2.
July 11. T. Harley to the Navy Treasurer to apply to the following services 51,626l. 2s. 3d. out of the 100,000l. agreed the 9th inst. to be lent by the Bank: viz.
to the head of Wages. £ s. d.
for paying Officers who have passed their accounts 6,000 0 0
in further part for discharging and paying off 26 of her Majesty's ships ordered to be laid up at Portsmouth, Chatham, Plymouth, Woolwich, Sheerness and Deptford 30,000 0 0
to the head of Wear and Tear. £ s. d.
for paying bills of exchange drawn on the Navy 5,000 0 0
for paying several reduced workmen out of the Rope Yards 7,200 0 0
for paying Jno. Blount, Cha. Blunt, Geo. Caswell and Thomas Jett for a bill made out by the Navy Commissioners 3,262 7 9
for paying another bill made out by said Commissioners to William Borret for charges in passing a Commission for taking subscriptions to the South Sea Company 163 14 6
£51,626 2 3
Disposition Book XXII, p. 136.
July 11. T. Harley to Francis Nicholson [Governor and Commander in Chief of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland]. Sir William Windham, the Secretary at War, has proposed that on your arrival at Annapolis Royal you should subsist the Companies from time to time according to their effective numbers upon such credit as you shall find there and give bills for the same, to be answered here. My Lord Treasurer has no objection if you approve thereof.
My Lord Treasurer desires you to report how much may reasonably be deducted for the further service of that Garrison out of the advantage of exchange of money between this place [London] and that [Annapolis], 150l. being proposed to be given there for 100l. here.
Lieut. Col. Moody has been very solicitous here for the offreckonings for clothing the Garrison of Placentia, but my Lord Treasurer has refused the issuing thereof because my Lord expects that the Garrison should be clothed out of the stores [returned from the Canada Expedition and now] under your care [and which are sent thither] to be disposed in those parts to her Majesty's best advantage. Please issue such store accordingly for the said Garrison, taking care that the same in value do not exceed the offreckonings for one year. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 453.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to the Customs Commissioners to admit John Hardwick as deputy to John Dennis, a Queen's waiter, London port.
Thomas Doyly as same to Thomas Pratt, a same, ibid. Out Letters (Customs) XVI, p. 41.
Same by same to same to superannuate officers as follows and to present the nominees as below in their places:
Port. Officer superannuated. Person presented in their places. Salary
Dartmouth Thomas Collins, land waiter. Abraham Pethick. 40
Falmouth John Osbourn, tides- man and boatman Rees Price. 25
Bristol France Price, waiter and searcher at St. Austin Beach John Young. 20
Walter Duffield, landwaiter. — Meredith. 50
Harwich Richard Forster, landwaiter. David Rushton, at present landwaiter at Minehead, and Benj. Steed, formerly presented to be a landwaiter to succeed Rushton at Minehead. 35
Boston Richard Golstone, riding surveyor. James Horton. 60
Hull Thomas Butler, landwaiter. John Martin. 40
Berwick John Salsonetal [Saltonstal], waiter and searcher. Thomas Nelson. 25
Ibid., pp. 41–2.
July 11. Same by same to same to employ Julian Nash as a waterman at Gravesend loco Peter Forster, deceased.
Gilbert Bradley as a watchman, London port, loco Mathew Ham, deceased.
John Kymer as a tidesman at Wells loco Robert Whitfield, dismissed.
Stephen Mumbray as a boatman at Deal loco George Brown, superannuated.
John Huffam as collector at Nevis loco John Norwood, dismissed.
George Hyet as a tidesman at Shields in Newcastle port loco Simon Breez. dismissed.
Jeffry Man as riding surveyor from Wells to Lynn loco Francis Chaloner, superannuated.
George Dodd as a tidesman in the superior list loco Zachary Collier, deceased; and Alexander Kellogh [to succeed him] in the inferior list.
Robert Freind as a tidesman at Shields loco Anthony Frederick. supposed to be drowned.
John Pennyfee as boatman at Topsham loco Henry Taylor, superannuated; and Robert Long to succeed Pennyfee at Orford.
John Turner as tidesman and boatman at Falmouth loco James Treetean, superannuated; and Thomas Cossens to succeed Turner at Orford.
John Woodman as a tidesman at Plymouth loco William Roberts, preferred.
William Whiteside as a waiter and searcher and to act for the patent searcher at Poulton loco Thomas Wilden, dismissed.
Robert Wakefield as a landwaiter at Liverpool loco Thomas Johnson, superannuated.
Robert Ealce as a tidesman at Newhaven loco his father, who is uncapable of duty.
Cæsar Savage as deputy to Richard Ferrier, a Queen's waiter, London port. Ibid., pp. 42–3.
July 11. Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Patterson et al., merchants of North Britain, shewing that they have applied to the Customs Commissioners, Scotland, for liberty of landing their merchandises (the product of Scotland) at St. Leidgers Wharf in Southwark, it being the same favour South Britons have, that being much more convenient for them than the public wharves: therefore desiring such leave. Reference Book IX, p. 130.
July 12. Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts of the petition of James Astry, Secretary to the said Comptrollers, praying his salary for the time intermediate between the death of Mr. Gregory King and petitioner's constitution. Ibid.
July 13. Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Attorney General for a privy seal to grant to Walter Noble the estate of his brother, Richard Noble, forfeited for his killing John Sayers: being one house in the City of Bath let at 80l. per an. and mortgaged for 1,300l. Queen's Warrant Book XXV, pp. 389–91.
Warrant by Treasurer Oxford to Spencer Compton to pay 150l. to Thomas Parkes, gent.: as royal bounty. Money Book XXII, p. 275.
Money warrant for so much as is due on the fee or salary of 2s. 6d. a day to Richard Grigson, late one of the Keepers of the Council Chamber, from 1711 Xmas to 1713 April 8, the day of his death. Ibid., p. 276.
Same dormant for 1,000l. per an. to Sir William Banastre as from June 4 last as a Baron of the Exchequer: with warrant for what is due to June 4 last on his 300l. per an. as late Chief Justice of Pembroke, Carmarthen and Cardigan. Ibid., p. 349.
T. Harley to Secretary Dartmouth enclosing two reports [missing] from the Customs Commissioners, one on a memorial from the French Ambassador concerning the visiting of men of war of both nations; the other concerning the 5s. per ton Duty on French shipping. Please lay same before the Queen in Council for her Majesty's directions thereon. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 454.
Same to the Postmasters General to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Sir Geo. Warburton and Charles Cholmondeley, Esq., in relation to the Post Office at Chester. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt for a certificate of the sum which at Lady day last remained in the Exchequer of the Overplus of the fond of the Two Sevenths Ninepence per barrel Excise granted for Annuities [by 5 Wm. and Mary, c. 20], distinguishing how much thereof arose in each year since the 25th March 1710, from which time the said overplus has been free from any special appropriation. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Brydges [Paymaster of the Forces]. The Portugal Envoy has applied to my Lord Treasurer for payment of some part of the subsidies due to the King, his master. Please report a state of the said subsidies and your opinion what is fit to be done therein. Ibid., p. 456.
July 13. Same to the Attorney General to report on the petition of Elizabeth Preston, executrix of Thomas Preston, deceased, lessee from the Crown of the scite of the late dissolved monastery of Furness and other lands, Co. Lancs., praying a new term in trust for Sir Thomas Lowther, an infant heir of the said Thomas Preston. Ibid., p. 459.
Treasury reference to the Attorney General of the petition of Samuell Nelson shewing that he lost five Exchequer Bills, Nos. 54310, 54491, 55103, 55224 and 55270: therefore praying that new bills be made out, he being ready to give substantial security as the law provides [to wit, the Act 12 Anne, c. 2, clause 52]. Reference Book IX, p. 130.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to allow out of the Irish revenue at large the sum of 4,317l. 13s. 4d. as follows overpaid on the head of Concordatums in the year 1712: viz. as follows:
£ s. d.
charge of repairing several Garrisons and fortifications in Ireland at Kinsale, Londonderry &c. 2,390 4 3
payments for speeding Commissions of Oyer and Terminer for trying of houghers of cattle in Connaught 881 1 0
payments for the performance of quarantine 347 1 0
disbursements for stationery ware for the use of the House of Lords during the Sessions of Parliament of 1709 and 1710 520 5 1
for the charge of taking Rapparees 179 2 0
£4,317 13 4
Out Letters (Ireland) IX, pp. 320–1.
July 14.
[The date has been altered from Aug. 14 to July 14.]
Same dated Windsor Castle to Treasurer Oxford to give order to the Master of the Mint to prepare with all speed 812 medals of gold according to the draft approved by the Queen to perpetuate the memory of the happy conclusion of peace: to be distributed in such manner as her Majesty shall think fit: all as by the order of the Queen in Council of June 24 last: each medal to be of 14 pennyweight and 15 grains of fine gold and to be in value (with 3s. each for workmanship) about 3l. 10s. 0d. each, 250 thereof to be delivered to Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household, and 562 to William Bromley, Speaker of the House of Commons, for distribution as follows: viz.
by Lord Masham.
to the Peers in the House of Lords 170
to the Queen for the Ladies at Court 50
to foreign Ministers, Secretaries of Embassies and others 30
by the Speaker.
to the Members of the House of Commons 558
to the Chaplain, Serjeant at Arms, Clerk and Clerk Assistant [of the said House] 4
812
Queen's Warrant Book XXV, pp. 423–4.
July 14. Money warrant for 125l. to William, Duke of Devon[shire] for 1¼ years to 1711 Lady day as Chief Justice in Eyre, Trent North. Money Book XXII, p. 279.
Letter of direction for 6,266l. 4s. 9¼d. to John Howe: out of loans on Land Tax anno 1713: and is intended to be applied to the services following: viz.
£ s. d.
in further part of 636,888l. 14s. 10d. for the Land Forces for six months to 24June 1713.
for subsistence and bounty money for Lieut. Gen. Mordaunt's Regiment ordered to be disbanded 729 14 2
on account of Contingencies to satisfy the royal warrant to Major Gen. Evans for his service and expenses in repairing to Dover to disband several Regiments 303 0 0
in further part of 85,531l. 2s. 8d. towards the subsistence of the Troops and Regiments in Great Britain from 22 Dec. 1712 to 24 April last 3,501 11
in further part of 21,345l. 13s. 4d. for the Forces in the Plantations for six months to 24 Dec. 1713.
for six months' subsistence to 24 Dec. next for the Company at Bermudas 330 14 2
in part of 2,180l. 6s. 0d. for the pay of the Garrison of Annapolis to 22 Dec. 1712.
for 119 days' subsistence 1712 Aug. 25 to Dec. 21 for the said Garrison 1,401 5 4
£6,266 4
Disposition Book XXII, p. 135.
T. Harley to the Secretary at War. In yours of the 13th inst. you desire to know my Lord Treasurer's resolutions on your memorial relating to the Garrison of Annapolis Royal. In reply I enclose a copy of my letter to Col. Nicholson, ut supra, p. 282. The subsistence for the Garrison there from 25 Aug. 1712 to 24 June 1713 has been ordered into the hands of Mr. Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 455.
Same to the Attorney General and Solicitor General. Upon applications made to her Majesty for grants of Non Entry Duties and other Casualties in Scotland and for gifts of annual allowances or pensions and for discharges of accountants &c., some doubt has arisen whether same should pass the privy seal here or that kept in Scotland. My Lord Treasurer referred this matter to the Barons of the Exchequer Scotland. I enclose their report [missing] thereupon as also a draft privy seal [missing] for passing the account of Mr. Allardes (Allardice), late Master and Worker of the Mint at Edinburgh. Please report your opinion as to the method proper to be observed in such matters, that is to say whether by the Acts of Union or for Constituting the Court of Exchequer in Scotland the same ought to pass under the privy seal there [sic? for here] or by such letters or warrants as by the said report is proposed. Ibid.
July 15. Money warrant for 1,020l. to Charles, Earl of Peterborough, late her Majesty's Minister at the Court of Vienna: 770l. thereof for 77 days 1712 Oct. 30 to 1712–13 Jan. 15 (the day of his return into the presence from said employment) on his ordinary of 10l. a day: and the remaining 250l. for one bill of extraordinaries in said service. (Money order dated Aug. 7 hereon.) Money Book XXII, p. 278. Order Book VIII, p. 316.
Letter of direction for 4,200l. to the Judges as follows for 1713 Trinity term: viz. £
to 13 Judges at Westminster 3,250
to Sir Joseph Jekyl, Chief Justice of Chester 125
to the Second Justice of Chester, Denbigh, Flint and Montgomery 100
to six Judges of Wales at 300l. per an. each 450
to 11 Masters in Chancery for 1713 June 24 quarter on their 100l. per an. each 275
£4,200
Disposition Book XXII, p. 136.
T. Harley to Mr. Holbech to pay as follows out of moneys in your hands for the service of the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber: viz.
£ s. d.
two Cofferbearers for half a year's wages to Xmas 1711 27 7 6
the moletaker, for same time 4 0 10
the Strewer of Herbs, for same time 12 0 0
the Ratkiller, for same time 24 1 8
the Court Drummer, for same time 12 0 0
the Locksmith, for same time 9 2 6
the Joiner of the Privy Chamber, for same time 9 15 10
Mr. Brand, Embellisher [of State letters] for half a year to 1712 Lady day 30 0 0
the Gardener of Somerset House, for same time 25 0 0
the Music Master, half a year to Xmas 1711 100 0 0
the Serjeant Trumpeter, for same time 50 0 0
the repairer of the pictures, for same time 100 0 0
Mr. Vanbrugh, Comptroller [of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office], for half a year to 24 June 1712 75 0 0
Mrs. Elizabeth Batersby, for a year's rent of her passage due at Midsummer 1713 3 10 0
the Gentlemen of the Chapel, for venison this present season 20 0 0
£501 18 4
Ibid., p. 137.
July 15. William Lowndes to Spencer Compton. Send my Lord Treasurer an account of the debt, from her Majesty's accession, in your Office of Paymaster of her Majesty's [private] Pensions, Bounties &c., as it stood at the 24 June last: distinguishing that [those] to the servants of his late Royal Highness from the other established allowances payable by you: as also how much has been paid to you since that time towards discharging the same.
The like letter to Earl Poulet, Lord Steward.
The like letter to the Commissioners of the Stables.
The like letter to the Treasurer of the Chamber.
The like letter to the Duke of Montague [as Keeper of the Great Wardrobe].
The like letter to the [Principal] Officers of the Works.
The like letter to the Master of the Jewel Office.
The like letter to the Duchess of Somerset [as Mistress of the Robes].
The like letter to the Duke of Somerset [as Master of the Horse]. Out Letters (General) XX, p. 456.
T. Harley to the Customs Commissioners. My Lord has a recommendation in favour of Devereux Edgar, who prays to be Customer of Ipswich. Is that office vacant? Ibid., p. 457.
Same to the Leather [Duties] Commissioners to present Mr. Williams of Brackley to some office of the Window Tax or Leather Duties. Ibid.
Subscription by Treasurer Oxford of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe to deliver to Thomas Wightwick, gent., Portcullis Pursuivant at Arms, a coat of her Majesty's arms as they are now borne by her since the Union of the two kingdoms, embroidered upon damask with fine Venice gold, furnished and made up as usual: to an estimate of 33l. Warrants not Relating to Money XXII, p. 26.
The like of a same to same for a Herald's Coat of her Majesty's Arms as above for John Hesket, Lancaster Herald: to an estimate of 48l. 10s. 0d. Ibid.
The like of a same to same for delivery to Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe (for the use of her Majesty's Footmen in Waiting at Kensington) of a mattress, a feather bed, bolster, two pillows, two pair of blankets, a quilt, a double curtain, two chamber potts and a bason, a pair of candlesticks and snuffers, six cane chairs and a table: to an estimate of 24l. Ibid.
The like of a same to same for the provision of bedding as usual [not detailed] for Edward Salter, one of the Keepers of the Council Chamber: to an estimate of 10l. 5s. 0d. Ibid.
The like of a same to the Master of the Jewel Office for the delivery to the Master of her Majesty's Barges of two badges not exceeding 60 ounces weight: to an estimate of 32l. Ibid.