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28. Lieut.-col. Rich. Mark Dick Dorsetshire, William Richards tens, of 35th foot--adjutant-general' the younger, of Smedmore. to the forces serving in the West Effex, William Manby, of StratIndies; capt. Henry Cuyler,' of ford. goth foot-deputy-adjutant-general Gloucestershire, William Tinto the said forces, with the rank of dall, of North Cerney. major in the army ; Brigadier-gen. Herefordshire, John Barneby, of Duncan Cameron-quarter-master- Brockhampton, efqrs. general to the said forces; Major Hertford hire, Sir John SaunBiolon Bonham, of both foot - de- ders Sebright, of Beechwood, bart. puty quarter-master-general to the Kent, George Grote, of Becklaid forces, with the rank of lieu- enham. tenant-colonel.
Leicestershire, Samuel BraceGeo. Smith, gent.-deputy com- bridge Abney, of Lindley. millary of musters in South Britain, Lincolnshire, John Cracroft, of
Dec. 9. Dame Ann Crofton Hackthorne. baroness Crofton of Mote, co. Monmouthshire, Thos. HoughRoscommon.
ton, of Pontypool. 12. Lieut-gen. fir Ralph Aber
Norfolk, Jofeph Wyndnom, of crombie, K. B:
commander in Hersham, esqrs. chief of his majesty's forces in Ire
Northamptonshire, Sir William land.
Langham, of Catlbrook, bart. Robert earl of Roden - one of Northumberland, Matthew Bell, his majesty's most honourable privy of Wolfington. counsellors in Ireland.
Nottinghamshire, John Galley 19. Gen. Staates Long Morris-- Knight, of Warsop. governor of Quebec.
Oxfordshire, James Jones, of 30. John Knightly, of Fawley, Atwell. Northamptonshire-a baronet. Rutlandshire, Thomas Hunt, of
Shropshire, William Tayleur, of SHERIFFS appointed for the Year Bantingsdale. 1797
Somerset Oire, Samuel Day, of
Chariolhouse. Bedfordshire, John Higgins the Southampton, John Compton, elder, of Turvey.
of Minstead, efqrs. Berks, Bartholomew Tipping, of Staffordshire, Sir R. Lawley, of Wooley.
Canwell, bart. Bucks, John Sullivan, of Rich Suffolk, Chaloner Archdeckne, ings Park
of Glemham. Cambridge and Huntingdon Mire, Surry, Robert Taylor, of Ember William Waller, of Cheiterton. Court.
Cheshire, John Leche, of Stret. Suflex, Charles Scrase Dickins, ton.
of Brighthelmstone. Cumberland, Hugh Parkin, of Warwickshire, Robert Knight, Skirsgill.
of Barrells, efqrs. Derbyshire, Charles Hurt, of Wiltshire, Sir John Methuen Wirksworth.
Poore, of Rushall, hart. Devonshire, John Seal, of Mount Worcestershire, Moses Harper, Boon.
of Astley, esq.
Yorkshire, Sir John Ramsden, Carnarvon, Sir Ed. Price Lloyd of Byram, bart.
of Panlyglass, bart. SOUTH WALES.
Denbighshire, Robert Hesketh, Brecon, John Macnamara, of of Gwrych, Llangoed Castle.
Flint, John Ed. Maddocks, of
Merioneth, Bell Lloyd, of Cro-
Montgomery, Robert Knight,
Pembroke, Abrahain Leach, of SHERIFF appointed by his Royal
Highness the Prince of Wales, for
Cornwall, William Slade Gully,
the Year 1797
Tranfa&tions in Parliament relatise what is already agreed for; and
to sbe Stoppage of Payment in Specie particularly, that the ftipulation of the Bank of England.
for the future advances to be made Copies of al? Communications beoween by them, if neceffary, for payment
ibe Directors of the Bank and the of treasury bills of exchange, be Chancellor of tbe Exchequer, ti
ftrictly adhered to, as they cannot
allow that advance at any time to Spelling Advances 10 Govern inent fince the fork of November, 1794.
exceed the fum of five hundred
16th of April, 1795. Resolved,
THE governor and deputy goHAT the governor and depu, vernor were directed by the court
ty governor do take an carly to wait upon the chancellor of the opportunity of informing the chan- exchequer, and to mention to him cellor of the exchequer, that the the uneafiness which they have felt court of directors, desirous at all on being left, during so long a petimes to give every afstance and riod, in an advance of one and an accommodation to the public serv. half, to upwards of two millions of ice, think it proper at the present money, for the bills accepted by period, when a loan, under the the treasury. That this mode of guarantee of this country, for a fo- paying the treasury bills in advance reign state, of the large amount of was never meant to be carried to fix millions derling, and also one any great extent, at the moft to for our owu national wants of 500,000l, and that only as a temeighteen millions Aterling, are about porary accommodation. to be raised, to bring to his confi. The chancellor of the exchequer deration, that it is their with that did promise to the governor and he would settle his arrangements of deputy governor in December lat, finances for the present year in such and particularly in a conversation a manner as not to depend on any on the 17th of January, that the farther affisance from them beyond amount of these bills paid at the 1797
bank, then exceeding the sum of inform the chancellor of the ex500,oool. should certainly be paid chequer, that it is the request of off after the receipt of the first pay- this court that he will either adop: ment on the new loan ; which pre- some other mode of paying the mise hath not yet taken place. The treasury bills of exchange, than by court have therefore come to a directing them for payment at the resolution, that they cannot in fu- bank; or so to arrange the furnishture allow of any disburse on this ing of money for the payment of account, exceeding the sum of these bills, that the amount fur 500,000l.; and they do request, which the bank should be in adthat the chancellor of the exche- vance, shall not at any time exceed quer will be pleased to order the the sum of 500,ocol. as this court fame to be paid.
is determined to give orders to the
cathiers, to refuse payment of all (No. 3.)
bills whenever the advance thali Copy of a Note from the Governor amount to such sum of 500,000!.
and Deputy Governor, to the That previously the court is de. Chancellor of the Exchequer.
firous of fixing on a certain day Bank, 5th June, 1795: hall take place; but in the mean
with Mr. Pitt, when such order THE governor and deputy governor of the bank pretent their time depend on his former and rerespectful compliments to Mr. Pitt; peated promise to reduce the preand take the liberty of ftating to sent advance as speedily as porable
. him, that though he was pleased to promise, the last time they had the
(No. 5.) honour of an interview, that the Report of the Governor, and Re. amount of the treasury bills paid folution of the Court of Direcby the bank thould immediately tors, 6th of August, 1795: be reduced to the sum of 500,000l.
THE governor having laid be(beyond which sum, by a resolu. fore the court a letter from the tion of the court, it was not to chancellor of the exchequer, which pass); the bank are now in adwas received yesterday at four vance on that account 1,210,0151. o'clock in the afternoon, con:ain. 178. 5. and before the end of ing a request for a tarther accom. next week it will be increased to modation on the credit of the grou. 1,658,467.. They at the same ing surplus of the consolida:ed time beg to express their concern fund: at being so repeatedly obliged to Resolved, That the confidertrouble him on the subject; hoping ation of this letter be postponed ; he will give such directions as may and that the governor and deputy in future prevent it.
governor be defired to wait on Mr. To the right hon. Wm. Pitt,
Pitt, and inform him, that this &c. &c. &c.
court cannot take his letter into
confideration, until it has received (No. 4.)
satisfaction respecting the re-pay. Resolution of the Court of Direc- ment of the monies already ad
tors, zoth of July, 1795. vanced for payment of treasury Resolved,
bills of exchange, to reduce that THAT the governor and deputy account under the stipulated sum governor of the bank be desired to of 500,oool. above which the bank
was never to be in advance; and
(No. 6.) until it has had sufficient security Copy of a Letter from the Chanheld out, that it shall not be called cellor of the Exchequer, and Re upon to farther advances on this folution of the Court of Direcaccount in future: and that they tors, 13th of August, 1795. do request Mr. Pite to enter into Downing-Street, 12th of Aug. 1795. full explanations on this subject, Gentlemen, which is not even touched upon in I HAVE to request the favour of his letter.
you to state to your court, that if laterview with the Chancellor of commodation which I have re
they think proper to afford the ac: the Exchequer, 7th of August, quested in my letter of the 5th in1797.
ftant, by taking exchequer bills THE governor and deputy go- payable out of the growing produce vernor this day waited on Mr. Pict of the consolidated fund, they may at the hour he had appointed: - depend upon measures being im . When the governor first observed mediately taken for the payment of to him, that his letter did not arrive one million of the sum they have in time to be taken into consider- advanced for the payment of bills; ation by the committee on Wed- and farther payments to the amount vefday; and that it was therefore in the whole of another million of necesfity laid before the court may be made in the course of Sepon Thursday, without much pre. tember, October, and November, vious consultarion on it in the com- in such proportions as may be mittee : — And the governor then found convenient. But as fresh 'read to Mr. Pite the following note, bills may be expected to arrive, I as containing the substance of what am under the neceflity of requeste passed upon it in the court : ing that a latitude Mould be al
The governor having laid before lowed for the payment of such the court a letter received yester- bills to an amount not exceeding day afternoon from the chancellor one million; in addition for which of the exchequer, containing a re- fum, payment fhall be provided quest for a farther accommodation before the end of February, or, if of two millions and an half, on the the court materially prefer it, of growing produce of the consolidated January. In order to guard against
any fresh disappointment, I beg Resolved, That the consideration leave to suggest, that it may be of this letter be postponed; and that useful, if from time to time you the governor and deputy governor send me notice, whenever the ac be defired to wait on Mr. Pitt, and mount advanced comes within fifty inform him, that this court cannot thousand pounds of the limit fixed, fully take his letter into consider that warrants may be prepared ation until he has finally settled the without delay. arrangement, notified to him lait
I am, &c. week, relative to the reduction of
(Signed) WM. Pitt, the amount of the treasury bills Governor and Deputy ? paid by the tank, so that the sum ad Governor of the Bank. vanced may never exceed 500,oool. IN the court held this day, after of which his letter makes not the reading Mr. Pitt's letter of the 12th leait mention.
of August, it was resolved, That (N2)