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Minute Book: September 1665

Pages 639-641

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

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September 1665

Sept. 1. The memorial from the Excise Commissioners of the 31 ult., read and entered, concerning their agreement with Edmond Chamberlayne, of Maugersbury, in the parish of Stow on the Wold, co. Gloucester, John Seymour, of St. Martin's in the Fields, co. Midd., and John Raleigh, of Lincolns Inn, co. Midd., for the farm of the Excise of Bristol and co. Gloucester at the rent of 8,000l, per annum for 2¾ years from Sept. 29 next, payable quarterly, with a quarter's advance. Ordered: the agreement allowed of. [Early Entry Book XIII. p. 26.]
The memorial from the Excise Commissioners of the 31 ult., read and entered, as to the agreement with Edmond Warcupp for the farm of the Excise of co. Wilts (except that part of the hundred of Amesbury which lies near the forest of New Windsor) at the rent of 3,300l. per an. for the like term, payable ut supra. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the agreement with Ralph Keate, junr., of St. Columb, co. Cornwall, for the farm of the Excise of Cornwall for the like term at the rent of 2,100l. per an., payable quarterly without advance. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid. p. 27.]
The like as to the agreement with Sir Richard Otley, of Pitchford, co. Salop, and Richard Scriven, of Frodesley, for the farm of the Excise of co. Salop, for the like term at 2,800l. per an., payable quarterly, with a quarter's advance. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the agreement with Walter Vaughan, of Strabridge, co. Pembroke, Tymothy Colles, of Hatfield, co. Hereford, and Richard Gwyn, of Piode, co. Carmarthen, for the farm of the Excise of the seven counties of South Wales for the like term at the rent of 3,500l. per an., payable ut supra. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the agreement with Sir Arthur Caley, of Newland, Coventry, and William Purefoy, of Caldecote, co. Warwick, for the farm of the Excise of co. Warwick, with that part of the parish of Tamworth that lies in Staffordshire, for the like term at the rent of 3,000l. per an. payable ut supra. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the agreement with Francis Crawleey, of Someris, in the parish of Luton, co. Beds, for the farm of the Excise of co. Beds for the like term at the rent of 1,700l. per an. payable ut supra. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
Sept. 23. The memorial from the Excise Commissioners, read and entered, touching a change in the sureties of Sir John Talbot and Martin Sands, Farmers of the Excise of co. Worcester. Ordered: allowed of. [Ibid. p. 42.]
Same from same, read and entered, concerning the farm of the Excise of cos. Leicester and Rutland, which was agreed to be taken by John Carey and William Lathom, but they being unable to complete the agreement, being very much in arrear on the account of their present farm rent. Propose to agree for said farm with John Ardern of the parish of St. Giles in the Fields, and John Ramsey, of St. Clements Danes (who formerly propounded for said farm), viz. for 2¾ years from Sept. 29 next, at 3,800l. per an. by quarterly payments and with a quarter's advance. Ordered: allowed of. [Ibid. p. 43.]
The salary bill for the Excise Office for the quarter ending the 29th inst. (amounting to 930l. 2s. 6d.) allowed of. [Ibid.]
[The memorial from the Excise Commissioners, read and entered, concerning] a contract in the usual form with Humphry Bean, of London, merchant, for the farm of Excise of co. Suffolk (the hundred of Lothingland, suburbs of Thetford, and town of Newmarket excepted), for 2 ¾ years from Sept. 29 next at 7,600l. rent, payable quarterly, with a quarter's advance. Ordered: approved of, but till final order Mr. Bean to give security, as the farm was first let to John Spencer, and by him conveyed to Thomas Veile, who assigned it to Mr. Beane; the said Spencer being at the present absent. [Early Entry Book XIII.p. 44.]
The like as to the contract with Roger Whitley for the like farm of Excise of the six counties of North Wales at the yearly rent of 2,200l., payable as above. Ordered: allowed of. [Ibid.]
The like as to the contract with Thomas Story, of Guilden Morden, co. Cambridge, and John Millicent, of Parham Hall, co. Cambridge, for the like farm of the Excise of Cambridge and Ely at the rent of 4,380l., payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the contract with John Willughby, of Burstone, co. Northampton, for the like farm of the Excise of co. Northampton at the rent of 3,200l. per an. payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the contract with Edward Watts, of Tewyn, co. Herts, and Edward Crosby, of St. Albans, for the like farm of Excise of Co. Herts, with the parish of South Mimms, in Middlesex, at the rent of 4,600l., payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.p. 45.]
The like as to the contract with Lionell Walden, of Huntingdon, for the like farm of the Excise of co. Huntingdon at the rent of 1,400l. per an. payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the contract with John St. Loe, of Fontmell Parvum, co. Dorest, and George Stiles, of Mappowder,co. Dorset, for the like farm of co. Dorest at the rent of 2,700l. per an., payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the contract with Thomas Willoughby for the like farm of the Excise of co. Lincoln at the rent of 7,200l. per an. payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]
The like as to the contract with Anthony Eyre and William Stanhop for the like farm of the Excise of co. Nottingham, at the rent of 3,100l. per an., payable as above. Ordered: ut supra. [Ibid.]