Treasury Warrants: June 1718, 26-30

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 32, 1718. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962.

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June 1718, 26–30

June 26. Letter of direction for 52,193l. 9s. 0d. to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of the Forces: out of loans in the Exchequer on Land Tax anno 1718: and is to be applied to services following:
£ s. d.
in further part of 650,000l. granted for Guards and Garrisons anno 1718.
for one month's subsistence from 25 July to 24 August 1718 to the Forces provided for in this sum
42,564 14 8
in further part of 35,766l. 5s. 0d. granted for the Forces in America anno 1718.
for same month's subsistence to the Regiments and Independent Companies provided for in this sum
2,177 10 4
in further part of 57,613l. 14s. 7d. granted for the Forces and Garrisons in Minorca anno 1718.
for subsistence to the said Troops for said month
3,848 16 9
in further part of 39,382l. 14s.d. granted for the Forces and Garrisons in Gibraltar anno 1718.
for said month's subsistence to said Forces &c.
2,473 1 6
in further part of 13,551l. 9s. 5d. granted for provisions to the said Garrison 1,129 5 9
£52,193 9 0
Disposition Book XXIV, p. 114.
William Lowndes to the late Commissioners for Disbanding Marines to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Field Officers and Captains of the late Six Marine Bemments. Out Letters (General) XXII, p. 308.
Same to the Customs Commissioners enclosing a bill of lading [missing] concerning some pictures arrived here for Seignior Jacinto Borges, Ambassador from the King of Portugal. Please direct your officers to use all facility and despatch in passing the same. Ibid., p.309.
Treasury reference to the Board of Works of the petition of John Girle, mason, praying a lease of his Majesty's quarries in the Island of Portland at 20l. per an. “and obliges himself to furnish his Majesty with whatever stone he shall have occasion for at the rate of 30 per cent. cheaper than his Majesty is now served.” Reference Book IX, p. 397.
June 27. Treasury allowance of the salary bill, detailed (total 200l. 10s. 0d.), and the incidents bill, detailed (total 76l. 3s. 3d.) of the Hackney Coaches Commissioners and their Office for 1718 June 24 quarter Money Book XXVI, p. 377.
Money warrant for 1,386l. 19s.d. to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, President of the Privy Council, to wit 136l. 19s.d. for ten days March 16 last (the day he was sworn as President of the Privy Council) to March 25 last, and 1,250l. for June 24 quarter on his several allowances of 1,000l. per an. in lieu of an allowance of ten dishes every meal formerly made to the President of the Privy Council, and 500l. per an. as of his Majesty's grace and bounty and on 3,500l. per an. allowance which his Majesty is pleased to make him for the better support of the honour and dignity of his said office. (Letter of direction dated 3 July hereon.) Money Book XXVI, p. 378. Disposition Book XXIV, p. 118.
William Lowndes to Francis Neal, Deputy Clerk of the Pipe. Send my Lords an account of the moneys paid or allowed to Sheriffs for rewards on apprehending and convicting felons, highwaymen or others for the three years from Mich. 1714 to Mich. 1717. Out Letters (General) XXII, p. 309.
Treasury commission to James Hougill to be Surveyor of Houses loco Isaac Master (Masters), deceased. (Treasury warrant to the Receiver General of said Duties for London to pay said Hougill 40l. per an. salary from the 27th inst.) Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, pp. 216, 219.
Treasury warrant to the Stamps Commissioners to employ John Kidgell aB a stamper loco Thomas Collingwood, who has surrendered that employment. Warrants not Relating to Money XXV, p. 103.
[?] Entry of the Treasury signature of the docquet of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to William Lamb of the manor of Knowle, Co. Somerset, and of several lands, tenements and rents of Paradin Livesay, Esq., outlaw: at a rent of 31s. 2d. per an. and fine of 12s. 4d. Ibid.
June 27. C. Stanhope to the Board of Works to estimate for repairs as follows:
Prefixing: letter from Secretary Holles Newcastle [Duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne] dated 19 June 1718. The King has commanded the following necessaries to be made in the Duke of Roxburgh's Office in the Cockpit, viz. the Great Room to be wainscotted with seats for the clerks, six presses for books, the Office to be whitewashed and painted and several pieces of wainscot and shelves made good in the other rooms. Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I, p. 65.
June 28. Money warrant for 40l. to Sir Edward Fust, bart., Sheriff of Co. Gloucester: as reward paid by him for convicting a felon. (Money order dated 30 June hereon.) (Letter of direction dated 29 July hereon.) Money Book XXVI, p. 316. Order Book X, p. 130. Disposition Book XXIV, p. 132.
June 28. Treasury allowance of the salary bill of the Customs officers, London port: not detailed: for 1718 June 24 quarter: total 7,436l. 15s. 8d.
ditto for the outports' officers: not detailed: for same quarter: total 11,300l. 4s.d.
ditto for the Plantation officers: not detailed: for same quarter: total 1,700l. Out Letters (Customs) XVII, p. 100.