Entry Book: June 1664

Pages 601-607

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1904.

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June 1664

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
June 1 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to send into the Receipt 200l. on account of one of their monthly payments, same being to be paid to the Earl of Carbery as so much due to him at Lady Day last on his allowance of 400l. per an. as President of the Marches. Ibid, p. 122.
Same from same to the Receipt to pay the said 200l. to said Earl as above as soon as it comes into the Receipt. Ibid.
June 7 Money warrant for the 48,511l. 8s. 11d. remaining unpaid on the Privy Seal of Feb. 27 last for 74,426l. 8s. 11d. to Sir George Carteret for the ordinary charges of the Navy for one year from 1663, June 24: likewise same for 1,488l. 11s. 1d. to same on the 18,352l. 2s. 0d. ordered to him by the Privy Seal of 1662–3, Jan. 20, for building and perfecting two ships of the second rate for His Majesty's service. Ibid, p. 123.
June 7 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from John Tempest, of Tong, co. York. Early Entry Book V. p. 126.
June 8 Same from same to the Receipt to amend a tally for 5,000l. levied on John Clutterbuck in favour of the Privy Purse, and to levy same instead upon Thomas Agar, collector of the two last of the four subsidies from the nobility. Ibid, p. 123.
Money warrant for 766l. 10s. 0d. to the Earl of St. Albans for the pay of the forces in the Isle of Jersey for 99 days to April 8 last. Ibid, p. 124.
Letter of direction concerning the 735l. 8s. 10d. already warranted to John Bayspoole Surveyor of His Majesty's Mews. Ibid.
Money warrant for 3,018l. 8s. 0d. to Sir Thomas Player, Chamberlain of London, same to be accompted for and towards repayment of the city's loan of 50.000l.: the saidsum representing items, detailed, paid into the Exchequer by error by several collectors of the two last subsidies for the counties assigned for security for said loan. Ibid, p. 125.
June 13 Same for 20l. to Col. Francis Burgess as royal bounty for good services. "And enter it in your bookes as soe much paid of his penson of 20l. per an." Ibid, p. 127.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to William Hogarth to execute his office of Comptroller of Customs, Ipswich port, as by letters patent of the 2nd inst. Ibid, X. p. 264.
June 14 Same from same to Francis Stevens, Sergeant at Arms, to arrest John Merrett, John Pale, Thomas Hart and Thomas Towsey for concealing several bales and cases of silk, as appears by the affidavit of Thomas North and Roger May. Ibid, p. 266.
Letters patent from same constituting Samuel Grove, of London. a King's waiter in London port, loco Roger Braden, resigned. Ibid, p. 267.
Money warrant for 100l. to Mrs. Symonds, sister to Col. Gunter, she having been very instrumental to His Majesty's escape at Worcester. (More formal warrant hereon June 18.) Ibid, V. pp. 127, 133.
Prefixing:—Letter from Secretary Bennet signifying the King's pleasure for this payment.
Same for 120l. to George Raynton to be by him paid to Ann Jenkins, Elenor Dike, Grace Ratree, Margarett Kinckid, Isabell Carr, Amy Bickerton, Margaret Lamme and Sibill Dromond: being 15l. each on their pensions of 30l. each. Ibid, p. 127.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to Thomas Freke, sheriff of co. Dorset, to pay John Kendall, Clerk of the peace of said county, 50l. for his expenses and reward in his office in soliciting the Hearth duty. Ibid, p. 128.
Same from same to the Receipt for tallies to be levied at the Receipt to discharge Daniel O'Neal, present Postmaster, of all such sums as shall be by him paid to John Lord Berkeley of Stratton, on the 250l. a quarter ordered to be paid him out of the Post Office by the Privy Seal of 1661–2, Jan. 22, same being thereby appointed to be paid to said Berkeley in trust for his Majesty and for his own use and special service. Ibid, pp. 128–9.
June 14 Money warrant for 2,400l. and 3,500l. to the Treasurer and Receiver General of the Queen Mother for two years to Lady Day last on the agreement for the Greenwax revenue and for 1¾ years to same date on the 2,000l. per an, to her, as by the agreement made with her by the late King in respect of wardships. Early Entry Book V. p. 129.
Same for the following sums to the Duke of Albemarle, viz., 603l. by him disbursed for horses for the King and Queen, and 1,000l. more for further provision of horses. Ibid, p. 130.
Same for the annuity of 120l. to Rupert Dillon, as by the letters patent of April 18 last. Ibid.
Same for 1,000l. to Sir Richard Fanshaw for the third quarter on his ordinary as Ambassador to the Catholic King. Ibid, p. 131.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be struck on the Alienation revenue for the 450l. warranted to Thomas Lea for charges in prosecuting traitors. Ibid.
The like for tallies on William Spencer, Receiver of Crown revenues in Lancaster, &c. for the 15,004l. 17s. 8d., warranted to the Earl of Sandwich for provisions for the Great Wardrobe. Ibid.
The like for tallies on the same for the 5,909l. to Robert Child and William Bowles, Masters of the Tents, in pursuance of the Privy Seal of 1662–3, Feb. 16. Ibid, p. 132.
Money warrant for 50l. to Ann Booth, widow of Henry Booth, no patent having passed for the 100l. per an. which the King granted her for life. Ibid.
Prefixing:—Note of her petition.
Same for 461l. 1s. 5d. to Sir Henry Vernon for the like sum paid by him to His Majesty, being more than he should have paid as late Receiver General of Crown revenues in cos. Stafford, Hereford, Salop and Worcester for the year ended 1661, Sept. 29. Ibid, pp. 136–7.
June 15 Same (dormant) for 20l. per an. to Thomas Holford for his office of Portcullis Pursuivant at Arms, as by the letters patent of 1663, August 6, granting same to him on the surrender of John Wingfeild. Ibid, p. 133.
June 16 Treasurer Southampton to Alderman Meynell to pay (out of the fine he is to pay into the Exchequer for the tin farm) 100l. each to Ellinor Withers and Joane Halsmouth, who were two servants in a gentleman's house where His Majesty in his danger lay after his escape from Worcester. Ibid, p. 132.
June 18 Money warrant for 300l. to Hugh May, Paymaster of the Works, for the repairs in the lodging and apartment now belonging to the Duke of York at Whitehall, called the Prince's lodgings. Ibid, p. 133.
Same for 200l. to same for repair of the Queen Consort's closet. Ibid, p. 134.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to pay Viscount Fanshaw. Remembrancer of the Exchequer, 45l. 12s. 0d. for the fees usually paid to him and the clerks of his office by the Customers of the outports: being for one year to 1663, Xmas. Ibid.
June 18 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to pay Viscount Fanshaw, Remembrancer of the Exchequer, 233l. 0s. 2d. and 21l. 12s. 8d. for the usual allowances for parchment for the Customs books for the outports and London respectively. Early Entry Book V. p. 135.
Prefixing:—Bills for said parchment.
June 20 [Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley] to [Sir Thomas Player, Chamberlain of London] praying him to advance forthwith 20,000l. to Sir George Carteret, Treasurer of the Navy, as part of the 100.000l. "which wee have expectation of now by way of loan and you may assure yourselfe wee shall expedit and finish all those things which concerne your security." Ibid, p. 137.
Warrant from same to William Spencer, Receiver [of Crown Revenues] for co. Lancaster, to allow in account to the Earl of Derby 300l., which is due to the clergy of the Isle of Man on the royal bounty of 100l. a year to them and which the said Earl is willing conditionally to advance. Ibid, p. 157.
Fiat by Treasurer Southampton for letters patent to constitute Robert Tracy collector of Customs, Yarmouth port, loco Thomas Greenwood, surrendered. Ibid, X. p. 269.
June 22 Warrant from same to the Clerk of the Signet attending for a Privy Seal for the installing and allowing of the First Fruits of the Archbishop of York (amounting to 1,448l. 19s. 3d.) to be paid in four yearly instalments. Ibid, V. p. 137.
Money warrant for the amount due for the pay of the garrison of Berwick from March 18 last to the 24 inst. Ibid, p. 139.
June 23 Same for 10,000l. to Viscount Fitz Hardinge, Keeper of the Privy Purse: as by the Privy Seal of May 30 last. Ibid, p. 138.
[After June 24] A note of the allowances for incident charges about the commission of Excise, viz.: for postage of letters inwards and outwards, for fire and candle, rent of houses, printer's work, &c., viz.: approximately half-yearly from 1660, Dec. 25, to 1664, June 24. Ibid, XI. p. 248.
June 25 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for payment of the 1664, June 24 quarter's salary bill of the Excise Office, London. Ibid, XII. pp. 112–4.
Prefixing:—Said bill in detail (total 940l. 2s. 6d.).
Same from same to the Receipt to vacate the order of 1663. April 14, for 3,000l. to the Earl of Sandwich to be paid him by the Receiver of First Fruits, whereof no part has been paid in conscquence of Sir John Pretyman's failing to comply therewith, and to cause same to be paid to said Earl out of the fire hearth money. Ibid, V. p. 139.
Same from same to Edward Pitts, late sheriff of co. Worcester, to pay Thomas Twitty, Clerk of the Peace for said county, 50l. for his pains in attending the service of the hearth money in said county, in calling on the constables and others to do their duties and returning and registering the duplicates, &c. Ibid, pp. 139–40.
Money warrant for 300l. to Phillip Frowde. Secretary of the Standing Council for Foreign Plantations, for the clerks and messengers thereof for one year to 1663, June 1. Ibid, p. 140.
June 25 Money warrant for 1,500l. to Stephen Fox for secret service: as by the Privy Seal of Nov. 11 last. Early Entry Book V. p. 141.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receiver of the hearth money in co. Surrey to pay to Edmund Byne, of Carshalton, 40l. for his pains in finding out the true number of hearths in that county, &c. Ibid.
Same from same to the Exchequer to strike tallies on the Customs for defective powder for Mr. O'Neale. Ibid.
Same from same to same to levy tallies from time to time to cover payments to be made by the Postmaster General to the Duke of York: together with money warrant for various sums, amounting in all to 1,007l. 13s. 2d., to the said Duke of York, representing divers defalcations allowed out of the rent of the Post Office: the said rent [viz., 16. 175l. 10s. 0d. per an.] being assigned to said Duke by Privy Seal of 1661, Oct. 31, during the Postmastership or farm of Henry Bishop, and now again by Privy Seal of 1663–4, Jan. 29, during the Postmastership or farm of Daniel O Neale. Ibid, pp. 142–3.
Money warrant for 1,400l. to Thomas Turner, gent., for His Majesty's secret service. Ibid, p. 143.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be struck to credit the Customs Farmers with 1,346l. 2s. 0d. by them paid to Lord Belasyse for the pay of the garrison of Hull for four months to the 1st inst. Ibid, p. 146.
Treasurer Southampton to the Earl of Sandwich concerning the loan which said Earl had arranged to be made by John Colvile, a citizen of London, for the 11.600l. remaining unpaid on orders of 1663. April 14, for 3,000l. to said Earl, and of April 30 last for 10,000l. to same: the said Colvile being willing thereunto upon assurance to be repaid the same with interest. "Now to give your Lordship the better assurance of compliance with you in this payment I direct your officers at any time to attend mee when Mr. Colvile who I understand returnes some of these monies into the Exchequer for the sheriffs of several counties and I will particularly direct Sir Robert Long to appropriate that to this use. As for the interest. that must bee allowed according to the respective times of payment of any summe soe advanced, being first calculated by one of His Majesty's auditors and bee warranted by some future Privy Seal which His Majestie wilbe pleased accordingly to direct." Ibid, p. 151.
June 28 Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor of the Receipt concerning regulating the amount due to Joseph Williamson as Keeper of the Paper Office, and to Thomas Raymond, Esq., his predecessor, being for so much due to the latter at the time of his surrendering said office. Ibid, p. 94.
Money warrant for 300l. each to Sir Raph Knight and Sir John Clobery for half-a-year each on their pensions. Ibid, p. 138.
Same, dormant, for the fee of 50l. per an. to William Berwick for the office of one of the King's falconers in ordinary, loco Laurence Wright, deceased: as by the letters patent of May 12 last. Ibid, p. 144.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Clerk of the Signet for a Privy Seal for 5,000l. to Sir Edward Turner, Attorney General to the Duke of York, as royal bounty. (Privy Seal hereon, July 13. Money warrant hereon, July 25.) Ibid, pp. 144, 173.
June 28 Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be levied on the revenues of the Duchy of Cornwall for 160l. 13s. 4d. for Col. Degory Collins as royal bounty: same being fines payable to the Duchy for leases: all as by the Privy Seal of the 4th inst. Early Entry Book V. p. 145.
Same from same to same to take care to get into the Receipt the arrear of Tenths due from the late Bishop of Exeter, viz.: 150l. and to appropriate 100l. thereof to the salary of the Master of Requests. Ibid, p. 146.
June 29 [Note of Treasurer Southampton's subscription of allowance of] Richard Gregory's demand for his allowance as messenger of the Chamber attending the Lord Treasurer, viz.: for 1664, June 24 quarter. Ibid, p. 145.
Money warrant, dormant, for the allowances or salaries of 3s. a day and 2s. 6d. a day to Francis Stephens, Sergeant at Arms attending the Lord Treasurer, for the like increase of salary and board wages to him as has been lately made to the 16 sergeants at arms attending the House of Lords. Ibid, p. 168.
June 30 Authorisation from Treasurer Southampton to Sir John Wolstenholme, one of the Farmers of Customs, to take a view in the various ports of the management of the Customs, and what regulation they keep in their entries and books and other transactions, and to report any neglects, frauds, and abuses, to the end same may be prevented in future: and to prescribe such rules in future as may best settle those ports and to demand of the officers an account concerning the return to the Exchequer of their books of account. Ibid, X. p. 269.
Warrant from same to the Customs Farmers to discharge a seizure of 66l. belonging to Nathaniel Trouble, a stranger, being realized by him for a parcel of salt imported from France to Falmouth, and being seized for attempted exportation thereof. Ibid, p. 270.
Prefixing:—Note of said Trouble's petition and report thereon from the Customs Farmers.
The like for a seizure of some English ashes sent from Lynn by Joshua Finnace without certificate, and seized at London. Ibid, p. 271
Prefixing:—As above.
Same from same to same to pay the fee of 300l. per an. to Thomas Freeston and Henry Prestcott for their office of Surveyor of Customs, London port, as by the letters patent of 1662–3, Feb. 14. Ibid, p. 277
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Auditor and the Receiver of Crown revenues in co. York, to discharge George Smithson, of Moulton, of the rents payable out of certain lands, &c., in Moulton, in the parish of Middleton Tyas and tythes in Kiplin, in the parish of Bolton upon Swale, co. York: same having been granted to him for his loyalty by the Privy Seal of April 30 last. Ibid, V. pp. 148–9.
Money warrant for 15l. to Thomas Astell, graver, for engraving a seal for the King's Delegates' office. Ibid, p. 150.
Same for 400l. to Viscount Fitz Hardinge remaining due and unpaid on the 2,000l. already ordered in part of the 10,950l. warranted by the Privy Seal of June 25 last to the executors of the late Princess Royal of Orange for jewels. Ibid, p. 155.
June 30 Money warrant, dormant, for 200l. per an. to Sir Henry Herbert, Master of the Revels, for provision of necessaries for the Office of Revels, as by the Privy Seal of 1662, June 29. Early Entry Book V. p. 152.
July 1 Money warrant for three months from May 31 last to Sir George Downing on his ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the States General. Ibid, p. 146.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to amend a tally for 78l. 10s. 4d. struck May 14 last upon James Johnson as collector of the two first instead of the two last subsidies from the laity in the North Bailiwick of Holderness, in co. York. Ibid, p. 147.
Same from same to William Sneyd [Snead], High Sheriff of Stafford, to pay to William Alport, Clerk of the Peace of that county, 50l. for his care in the execution of the Hearth Money Act, he having been recommended by the Justices of Peace of said county for same. Ibid.
Same from same to John Tavernor, late Sheriff of co. Oxford, to similarly pay 40l. to Richard Stevens, Clerk of the Peace of said county, for the like. Ibid.
Same from same to Sir Thomas Piers, Sheriff of Sussex, to similarly pay 40l. to Timothy Shelly for the like. Ibid, p. 148.
Same from same to the Receipt for tallies on the Customs Farmers for 1,068l. 13s. 4d. for four months' pay for the garrison of Plymouth. Ibid, p. 147.
Money warrant for 20,264l. 18s. 10d. to Robert Vyner, the King's goldsmith, for plate, &c., some for the King's own use, others given to the nobility, &c., as by the particulars in the books of the Jewel House. Ibid, p. 149.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to observe the royal letters patent granted by the late King, 1637, May 13, to Jerome late Earl of Portland, and Benjamin Weston (on surrender made by Lodowick Lord Aubigny, in whom the interest of former letters patents granted by the said late King to James Duke of Richmond was vested), giving them licence and authority to ship from any port of England all manner of woollen cloths, as well white as coloured, unrowed, unbarbed and unshorn, and not fully dressed with wrappers thereunto usually allowed, made in England (except Suffolk and Kent), and to transport the same to any parts beyond the seas in amity with His Majesty: the interest in which letters patent is now vested in Robert Thomas, Esq., one of His Majesty's Privy Chamber in ordinary. In accordance herewith the Customs officers are to take care that no merchant shall enter any of the said cloths unless he exhibit a bill of entry of the same to the said Robert Thomas or his deputy, over and above the number of bills usually delivered into the Custom House; similarly that no cocquet, certificate or warrant for any of the aforesaid clothes pass unless the same be compounded for and signed by the said Robert Thomas or his deputy. Ibid, X. p. 272.