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Treasury Warrants: Miscellaneous

Pages 673-681

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

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1714,
April 2.
Royal letters patent appointing John Anstis (Norfolk Herald) to be Garter Principal King of Arms in reversion after Henry St. George, now Garter. King's Warrant Book XXVIII, XXIX, pp. 305–6.
1715–16,
Feb. 10.
Same appointing Francis Jephson as Serjeant at Arms to the Lord Chancellor with the wages of 3s. a day as from 25 Nov. 1715 payable out of the Hanaper as amply &c. as Charles Stone, Esq., deceased: to be held quamdiu se bene gesserit. Ibid. XXIX, p. 316.
1416,
Nov. 26.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 31 August 1716 from the Duke of Bolton, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Grey Maynard of necessaries for the Removing Wardrobe and furniture for St. James's, Hampton Court &c. as follows: viz.: 12 canvas wrappers, six pounds of pack thread, 24 pack needles for the use of the Removing Wardrobe: and one pair of large crimson, paragon, window curtains for the outward waiting room in the young Princesses' Apartment at St. James's; an umbrella for their Dining Room there; and for covering an arm chair with crimson mohair and laced with the same coloured silk Arras lace, and a false case of taffata for a chair in her Royal Highness's Apartment; the furniture at St. James's to be taken down; deal cases for carrying glasses to Hampton Court; 17 large fine cane sashes with brass bolts and rings for his Majesty's and their Royal Highness's Apartments at Hampton Court: to an estimate of 150l. Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I, p. 46.
Dec. 21. Same of a same dated 14 Aug. 1716 from same to same for the delivery to Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of false cases of serge for all the new furniture on the Queen's side at Windsor; and a case curtain for the gold coloured silk bed and a fire “screet” for the Bedchamber: to an estimate of 133l. Ibid.
1716–17, Jan. 15. Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1716 Sept. 27 from the Duke of Bolton, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for taking down, mending, repairing, polishing, cleaning and lacquering the tables, stands, looking glasses, cabinets, branches, sconces and corner cupboards in his Majesty's [Apartments] and their Royal Highness' [the Prince and Princess of Wales] and the young Princesses' Apartment at St. James's; new gilding the tables and stands in the Great Drawing Room and for putting up the said furniture: and for packing cases for glasses &c. sent to Hampton Court: to an estimate of 167l. Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I, p. 46.
Jan. 19. Same of a same dated 20 Sept. 1716 from same to same to provide packing cases and cords for furniture for Hampton Court; for repairing and mending bedsteads, window curtains and cornishes and putting up a canopy in the Chapel there; new polishing, mending and repairing chairs, stools and forms in his Majesty's and the Prince's and the young Princesses' Apartments at St. James's; taking down the Princesses' yellow bed and putting it up in another room; and other repairs and movements of furniture; three fine new cane sashes; walnut tree frames for the Princess's bedchamber; furniture to be put up at St. James's: to an estimate of 240l. Ibid., p. 47.
The like for a same dated 1716 Aug. 31 for the repairing of six field bedsteads; taking down and putting up umbrellas; repairing tables and table bedsteads; putting up the canopy in Westminster Hall and mending the State chair belonging to it; two elbow chairs; a door cornish and fixing it up in the young Princesses' Apartment at St. James's: to an estimate of 27l. Ibid.
March 23. Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 21 Feb. 1716–17 from the Duke of Bolton, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, to the Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, to deliver to Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, a satin boulster 34 inches compass and a satin down pillow 27 inches by 19 inches for her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales's bed: to an estimate of 10l. Ibid., p. 44.
The like for a same dated 1716–17 March 5 for the delivery to said Maynard of the following furniture for Madame Schulemberg's closet at St. James's: viz.: hangings of crimson mohair; a pair of window curtains, cornice and valance with lines and tassels; a dressing chair and covering for the doors all the same, and a looking glass over the chimney: to an estimate of 80l. Ibid., p. 45.
1717–18
[? 1716–17]
March 23.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1716–17 Feb. 22 from the Duke of Bolton to the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Grey Maynard of crimson and blue silk lyor and tassels for sashes in the King's and Princesses' Apartments at St. James's; two window curtains and cornishes of crimson damask with crimson silk Arras lace with lines and tassels for his Royal Highness [the Prince of Wales's] Dressing Room; a large quilt one side satin, the other sarcenet; a white satin mattress for the Prince's bed and a sarcenet blanket for the cradle, both quilted with otter down: likewise to order the yellow damask furniture in the Princesses' Dressing Room at St. James's to be scoured and put up again; 12 Dutch chairs for the same; and to remove her Highness's [the Princess of Wales's] bed into another room; covering the rails in the Painted Chamber with green Baies; crimson “in gr” [? ingrain] silk Lyor for window curtains in the King's bedchamber at Hampton Court: 26 yards of crimson “in gr” thick silk Lyor; a silver Branch for her Royal Highness; 12 walnut tree matted bottomed chairs for the Duchess of Munster; a Holland quilt for Madam Killmansack; a chimney glass and a hanging glass for his Royal Highness [the Prince of Wales]; crimson damask hangings for her Royal Highness's closet and the room next it with window curtains, cornishes and chairs suitable trimmed with crimson silk Arras lace; lines and tassels for the windows; two wainscot close stools; a fine walnut tree cabinet and a pier glass for the middle Jamb and two pier glasses, one on each side of the middle peer: for her Royal Highness [the Princess of Wales's] Dressing Room a walnut tree stand for a clock and a glass put into a frame for the Gold Staff Officers' room at Hampton Court: to an estimate of 822l. Ibid., p. 48.
1716–17, March 23. The like for a same dated 1716–17 Jan. 31 for joiners to take down a canopy and several window cornishes at Kensington; for taking down a canopy and two beds and window cornishes “several times” and putting them up at Somerset House; joiners and upholsterers to take the beds and window curtains down and repair them; and for mending and polishing the chairs and stools in the Duchess of Munster's lodgings at St. James's; and for taking down the beds, window cornishes, mending and polishing the chairs and stools and putting up the furniture again in Madame Kilmansack's lodgings at St. James's: to an estimate of 75l. Ibid., p. 49.
The like for a same dated 1716–17 Feb. 21 for a walnut tree press with a glass door and a hanging glass in a walnut tree frame for his Majesty's Private Wardrobe; fine walnut tree bureau with drawers and a bookcase in a walnut tree frame with a glass door for the Princesses' Library and a walnut tree table for her Highness's [the Princess of Wales] Dressing Room; three hanging glasses; three chimney glasses with tables and stands; two chimney glasses, beaded frames; a hanging glass and a chimney glass in glass frames with a walnut tree table and stands: to an estimate of 280l.
The margin reads:
“glasses, tables and stands for his Majesty's, the Princess and Madam Killmansack's.” Apparently the last four or five items refer to Madam Kilmansegg's apartments. Ibid.
1717,
March 25
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1716–17 March 18 from the Duke of Bolton, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, to the Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for the delivery to Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of 12 pair of large fourbreadth Holland sheets; 15 pair of fine threebreadths, 25 pair of twobreadths, four dozen of pillow cases, half of fine Holland, half of coarser, for his Majesty's service: to an estimate of 465l. Ibid., p. 75.
March 26. Same of a same dated 1716 Dec. 24 from same to same for 87 yards of crimson damask for Madame Killmanseck's apartments at St. James's and for cleansing and making up the camblet furniture there and for furnishing Mr. Killmansack's closet with the same coloured camblet: to an estimate of 225l. Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I, p. 41.
March 26. Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1716 Dec. 31 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Gray Maynard, Esq., Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of items for the Countess of Killmansack's lodgings at Kensington, viz. for her Bedchamber and Parlour below stairs a yellow camblet bed lined with thread satin complete and bedding hangings and five pair of window curtains of the same camblet lined with yellow lace; six chairs, one easy chair with stufft backs suitable, eight Dutch chairs: [for her] Bedchamber and Dressing Room above stairs a yellow camblet bed lined with thread satin complete and bedding hangings and four pair of window curtains of the same lined with yellow lace; four back chairs, an easy chair, a couch, four square stools and dressing chair of the same: for the Bedchamber looking into the garden a poppin green camblet bed lined with thread satin complete and bedding hangings, and three pair of window curtains of the same trimmed with lace; six stuff back chairs, one easy chair, a couch, two dressing chairs and four square stools suitable:
for the Groom of the Chamber's and Page's room a watered cheney bed complete and bedding; one pair of window curtains and hangings of the same, three cane chairs; [for the] Long Passage one pair of stairs, a Portugal mat, crimson harateen hangings edged with worsted lace; for the four Garrets, four worsted cheney beds complete and bedding hangings of the same and Dutch matting for the bottoms of the hangings; six pair of window curtains; 16 cane chairs; four bedsteads with printed stuff curtains and bedding, eight matted chairs, two large, one small table bedstead with printed stuff curtains and bedding: to an estimate of 760l. Ibid., pp. 41–2.
[?] Same of a same dated 14 Jan. 1716–17 to same for the sconces in the Ball Room and Little Council Chamber at St. James's to be cleaned; walnut tree desk for his Royal Highness [the Prince]; walnut tree desk and book case with a glass door for the young Princesses' Dressing Room; a walnut tree desk for Madame Governess; four walnut tree framed glasses for the new rooms; a chimney glass for the young Princesses' Closet; a carved lacquered branch for Madame Killmansack; covers for tables and stands for the young Princesses' Apartment; new silvering a large chimney glass in their apartment; sconces carried to Somerset House to be cleaned and brought back to St. James's; carpets for six tables and stands at Hampton Court; a large wooden branch with brass nozells to hold 12 candles for the Council Chamber at St. James's instead of the glass branch directed to be provided, and the model thereof to be paid for: to a total estimate of 205l. Ibid., p. 42.
March 26. Same of a same dated 4 Feb. 1716–17 to same to deliver to Gray Maynard of the following items for the Grand Marshal's apartment at St. James's: for the Drawing Room two pair of window curtains, valance and window seats; six black [? back] chairs, two arm chairs stufft and covered with worsted camblet, a hanging looking glass, a walnut tree table and stand: for the Bedchamber, a worsted camblet bed lined with thread satin and bedding all complete, three pair of window curtains, cornice and valance of the same, a wainscot writing table: for the Waiting Room, two pair of worsted camblet window curtains, valance and cornish; a looking glass and two stands for his son's bedchamber; a small bed and bedding with four pair of window curtains and valance of paragon; a wainscot writing table: for the Secretary's room, a field bed and bedding; two pair of window curtains and valance of crimson paragon: for the Dining Room, three pair of camblet window curtains and valance of camblet; a side board table; a hanging looking glass; a wainscot press; an oval table: to an estimate of 336l. Ibid., pp. 42–3.
March 26. Same of a same dated 31 Jan. 1716–17 to the Great Wardrobe to deliver to Grey Maynard furniture as follows for Monsieur Hattorff's apartments at St. James's: viz. for the Dining Room, one pair of window curtains, valance and seat of worsted camblet; for the Waiting Room, a pair of window curtains, valance and seat of the same: for the Bedchamber, two pairs of window curtains, valance and window seats; hangings for “the room” of worsted camblet, a standing bed and bedding all complete of “woosted” camblet lined with a striped thread satin; a hanging looking glass; a walnut tree table and stands; six black chairs stuffed and covered with the same as the bed: for the servants, six ordinary cane chairs and bedding for one bed: to an estimate of 335l. 10s. 0d. Ibid., p. 43.
The like for a same dated 8 Jan. 1716–17 for the delivery to Lord Willoughby, Register of the Order of the Garter, of two ream of large paper, two ream of quarto gilt, 200 pens, 200 best quills, two reams of Horn, two pound of wax, two boxes of Dutch wafers, two bottles of ink: to an estimate of 12l. Ibid., p. 45.
The like for a same dated 5 March 1716–17 for the delivery to Dr. Crofts of liveries for the children of the Chapel for the year 1717 with all particulars thereunto belonging as have been formerly allowed: to an estimate of 270l. Ibid.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1716–17 March 2 from the Duke of Bolton to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Grey Maynard, for the use of the Office [of the Removing Wardrobe] of six folio paper books, six folio waste books, one large folio for a ledger, six reams of writing paper, 1,000 pens, six quarts of ink, 10,000 tenterhooks, 12 whisks, six pewter standishes, 12 new wainscot close stools and 12 cloth brushes: to an estimate of 100l. Ibid., p. 49.
May 22. Same of a same dated 3 April 1717 from same to same for the delivery to Grey Maynard, Esq. [Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe], of furniture as follows for Mr. Robertson's lodgings at St. James's: viz.: a crimson mohair furniture for a bed with a counterpane of the same; two pair of window curtains and valance of the same mohair; the bed to be lined with a silk of the same colour and laced suitable; a new wainscot bedstead and two umbrellas for the Closet windows: to an estimate of 188l. Ibid., p. 44.
The like for a same dated 30 March 1717 for the scouring and making up of the yellow damask furniture which belonged to her Royal Highness's Dressing Room at St. James's [in order] to furnish two closets for Princess Anne: to an estimate of 50l. Ibid.
July 26. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to deliver up William Buller's wine bonds for his debt of 246l. 3s. 4d. without insisting on the interest thereon: in view of the proposal made by John Thompson, a considerable merchant of this city, for paying the principal thereof.
Prefixing report dated 1717 May 17 from the said Commissioners on said Thompson's proposal. Out Letters (Customs) XVII, p. 83.
Aug. 6. Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1717 Aug. 2 from Holles Newcastle [Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne], Lord Chamberlain of the Household, to James Brudnall, Master of the Jewel Office, to provide plate as follows which the Board of Greencloth has represented to be absolutely necessary for his Majesty's immediate service at Hampton Court: viz. five dozen of silver hafted knives, five dozen of forks, five dozen of spoons and one dozen of trencher salts: to an estimate of 200l. Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I, p. 75.
Oct. 8. Royal letters patent appointing Thomas Reeve of the Middle Temple, Esq., one of his Majesty's Counsel at Law: with the wages and fees of 40l. per an. out of the Exchequer. King's Warrant Book XXIX, p. 317.
1717–18.
March 5.
Treasury warrant to Sidney Godolphin, Auditor of the Taxes and Duties as follows: to make allowances in accounts as follows to Thomas Lloyd, late Receiver General for Cheshire and North Wales, for the Fourth 3s. Aid, anno 1701, for Co. Chester and North Wales, and for the Fifth 4s. Aid, anno 1702, for Co. Chester, he having petitioned for an allowance of 3d. per £ for returning up to the Exchequer the sum of 65,906l. 5s. 1d. of the taxes aforesaid; and the late Agents for Taxes (William Clayton and Richard Shoreditch) having by their Report of 1 July 1704 (on the said Lloyd's petition) stated their opinion that it is not unreasonable to allow the sum of 823l. 16s. 6d. for the said returns, being made by carriers from those remote parts of the kingdom:
and further by another Report dated 22 Dec. 1708 (on another petition from the said Lloyd praying a further allowance for the return of 92,372l. 0s. 4d. of the moneys of the Land Tax and Subsidies anno 1704, and for the Duties on Houses and Marriages for three years ended at Lady day 1704 for the County of Chester and part of North Wales) have reported a further allowance of 1,154l. 13s. 0d. as reasonable, “being after the rate of 3d. per £ as formerly hath been allowed to Receivers of the adjacent Counties.”
and further by another Report dated 9 Jan. 1710–11 (on another petition of the said Lloyd praying a further allowance for returning 116,716l. 17s. 1d. of the Eighth 4s. Aid anno 1705, the Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706, the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 and the Duties on Houses for the years 1704 and 1705 for the Counties of Chester, Denbigh and Flint) have reported a further allowance of 1,458l. 19s. 0d. as reasonable, being after the same rate of 3d. per £.
and further by another Report dated 29 Jan. 1716–17 made by the present Commissioners for the Affairs of Taxes (viz. Bryan Fairfax, Nicholas Vincent, John Williams and Sir Harcourt Masters) on a further petition from the said Lloyd praying a further allowance for the return of 36,451l. 16s.d. of the Land Tax anno 1708, and 2,063l. 6s. 4d. of the Duties on Marriages &c. from Lady day 1704 to 1 August 1706) have reported a further allowance of 481l. 8s. 9d. as reasonable for the same: all which allowances amount to 3,918l. 17s. 3d.
It is hereby ordered that the said total sum of 3,918l. 17s. 3d. be allowed to the said Lloyd in his accounts of the said Taxes, provided he do first pay into the Exchequer the remainder of the moneys with which he is chargeable, without charging him with interest after the rate of 10 per cent. thereupon.
Appending: copies of the said reports on Lloyd's petitions. Money Book XXVII, pp. 68–71.
March 10. Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated 1717 Nov. 9 from Holles Newcastle [Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne] to the Duke of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for the delivery to Grey Maynard, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of eight pair of fine Holland sheets and 16 pair of ordinary sheets for Monsieur Hattorff's lodgings at St. James's; two pair of fine Holland sheets and eight pair of ordinary sheets for General Hamerstein's lodgings there; two pair of fine Holland sheets and four pair of ordinary sheets for Monsieur Loven's lodgings: to an estimate of 124l. Lord Chamberlain's Warrant Book I, p. 75.
1718.
May 1.
C. Stanhope to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report on the memorial of the Officers of Brigadier Moryson's Regiment praying for the free importation into Ireland of some clothing which they had contracted for before they were [the Regiment was] ordered for Ireland. Out Letters (General) XXII, p. 321.
Same to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts. Several of the Troops and Regiments claim to have colours and also liveries for trumpets, hautboys and Drums provided for them at his Majesty's charge to the burthen of his Civil List revenues. The Treasury Lords desire you to examine into this affair and the several precedents that have been made thereof and the times [when] they began: and to report your opinion what is fit to be done thereon, so that my Lords may receive his Majesty's pleasure thereupon. Ibid.
May 22. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to take 10l. per an. from the 60l. per an. salary of the Riding Surveyor between Dartmouth and Exeter and add it to the 30l. per an. salary of the waiter and searcher at Seaton Beer and Branscomb in Exeter port, he being to keep a horse. Out Letters (Customs) XVII, p. 123.
June 12. Treasury reference to the Taxes Commissioners of the petition of Sir Harcourt Master proposing his securities, detailed, for the Receivership of Taxes for London &c. [for the year 1718]. (Treasury warrant dated 31 July to the King's Remembrancer to take the said securities. Treasury commission dated 31 July to him as such.) Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, pp. 206, 207, 208.
June 23. Money warrant for 52l. 10s. 0d. to James, Earl of Berkeley. Constable of the Forest of Dean, for 1717 Michaelmas quarter, to the Conservator and Supervisor of the said forest (25l.) and for the six keepers thereof (27l. 10s. 0d.) for preserving the young trees and keeping the several enclosures. Money Book XXVII, p. 64.
June 23. Money warrant for 10l. to Francis Cudworth Masham, Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer Court, for 1717 Michaelmas quarter, on his salary. (Letter of direction dated 1718 Dec. 10 hereon.) Money Book XXVII, p. 64. Disposition Book XXIV, p. 172.
June 24. Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take new security (not detailed) for James Bayley as Receiver General of Duties on Houses for Co. Stafford. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) II, p. 207.
July 3. Treasury allowance of the Civil List of Scotland for 1718 June 24 quarter: total 8,462l. 9s.d. As compared with the list supra, p. 601, the changes are: Sir Walter Pringle of Newhall, succeeding Sir Gilbert Eliot of Minto from his death 1 May 1718; Sir Robert Sinclair of Longformacco, succeeding Sir Archibald Douglas from 5 April; Sir John Anstruther, as sole Master of the Work; and the fees of all the Judges are detailed respectively for the Southern, Western and Northern Circuits. Out Letters (North Britain) IV, pp. 425–8.
July 16. Royal letters patent dated Westminster granting to William Lee the office of Secretary of the Latin tongue: during pleasure: with the fee of 80l. per an., in place of Samuel Hill, thereto appointed by patent dated 1714 Oct. 22, which patent is hereby revoked. King's Warrant Book XXIX, pp. 319–20.
July 22. Treasury warrant to Sir Isaac Newton [Master and Worker of the Mint] to pay 36l. to the Chief Warden of the Mint for the charges of entertaining the Jury at the Trial of the Pyx on Aug. 4 next. Money Book XXVII, p. 16.
July 23. Money warrant for 73l. 6s. 8d. to the King's Heralds and Pursuivants at Arms, detailed, for 1717 Michaelmas quarter on their respective fees and salaries.
10l. to John Conyers for same quarter on his salary as one of his Majesty's Counsellors at Law. Ibid., p. 12.
Same for 150l. to the heir male of Col. Francis Wyndham (or to his guardians or trustees in case of infancy) for 1717 June 24 quarter on the yearly rent or sum of 600l. granted by Charles II. to him or the heirs male of his body. (A like warrant dated 1718 July 24 for 150l. for the succeeding quarter thereon, viz. to 1717 Sept. 29.) Ibid., p. 59.
July 24. Treasury confirmation of a money order of 1717 Nov. 22 for 300l. to Anthony Springett, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. XXXI, pp. 657–8, under date 1717 Nov. 13. Order Book X, p. 17.
Aug. 14. Treasury warrant to the Navy Commissioners to make forth a Navy bill, in the method of their Office, for paying 722l. 1s. 0d. to the South Sea Company according to the memorial as below; and to assign the payment thereof on the late or present Treasurer of the Navy and of any money in his hands arisen by interest on tallies and orders or any other casual income with which the said Treasurer is surcharged or surchargable in account.
Prefixing: memorial to the Treasury Lords signed by [Sir] Ja. Bateman, Sub Governor of the South Sea Company, by order of the Court of Directors of said Company. There is due to the South Sea Company the sum of 722l. 1s. 0d. “as by the annexed minute of the Treasury [missing] and the underwritten account may more particularly appear. The Court of Directors of the said Company most humbly pray your Lordships to direct the payment thereof”:
£ s. d.
1716–17 Jan 16, then due to the South Sea Company to complete the quarter ended at 1716 Xmas [on their annuity] 57,668 9 4
interest at 4 per cent. on the said 57,668l. 9s. 4d. from the 16th Jan. 1716–17 to the 8th May 1717, being the date of the Land Tax tallies given to the said Company in payment 722 1 0
Money Book XXVII, pp. 85–6.
Oct. 21. Money warrant for 2,000l. to Thomas Maddocks. Cashier (one of the Cashiers) of the Bank of England, as imprest and upon account to satisfy and pay such persons as have through neglect or otherwise not received their interest to the 24th June 1717, on the orders for the four Lotteries provided for by the redeeming Act of 3 Geo. I, c. 7, the sum or sums of interest which were left in arrear and unpaid at the time the [several] Offices for paying the said Lotteries were suppressed: to wit up to and until the said 24 June 1717 [from which date all such interest sums accruing are payable at the Bank of England]. This warrant is to be paid and satisfied out of the moneys of the [several and respective] yearly Fond on which the said interest and annuities were charged before Michaelmas 1717 and now remaining in the Receipt of the Exchequer. (For the money order hereon see infra, Vol. XXXIII of this Calendar under date 1718–19 Jan. 12.) (A money order for this sum was drawn on the 7th July 1718. It would appear to have been informal for want of the money warrant.) Ibid., p. 86. Order Book X, pp. 145, 218.
Dec. 24. Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells and the other officers of the Receipt concerned, to take in 110,312l. 17s.d. from any persons or bodies who will advance the same for purchase of 5 per cent. annuities on the General Fond of 724,849l. 6s. 10⅓d. established by the Act of 3 Geo. I [c. 7]: and to strike and deliver tallies of sol. for the same to entitle the said persons &c. to the said annuity or annuities: and further to issue and pay to Richard Hampden the money so to be advanced; issuing the same upon the unsatisfied order in his name as Treasurer of the Navy; and to be as imprest for the service of the Navy and Victualling. Money Book XXVII, p. 180.