Minute book: April 1695, 26-30

Pages 1369-1370

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10, 1693-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1935.

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April 1695, 26–30

April 26. Present: Lord Godolphin, Sir Stephen Fox, Sir William Trumbull, Mr. Smith.
My Lords recommend to Mr. Dorrington to take care of Mr. Stephens' cash in case [he] should die, being now in a danger of death.
[My Lords order] 22,399l. 3s. 11d. for the Victualling:[to be issued] out of loans to be made by the Treasurer of the Navy on the 300,000l. per an. of the Customs.
[Ibid. p. 14.]
April 27.
Present: The King, Lord Godolphin, Sir Stephen Fox, Sir William Trumbull, Mr. Smith.
[Ordered that the] 11,800l. directed last week for the battalion waggons is to be paid out of money now in the Exchequer of the 300,000l. per an. of the Customs.
[Also that the] 10,000l. for General Officers is to be paid half in money and half in tallies.
[Also that the] 10,000l. for Schuylenberg is to be paid in tallies and returned [to Holland at the exchange rate of] 10 guilders 2 stivers, “and my Lords to speak with Sir John Eyles to persuade him to accept this [rate].”
The King will allow to the Duke of Savoy for return [i.e. for exchange cost on the remittance to the Duke] of the 96,000l. this year only half the charge, being 2,800l. and not the other half.
[My Lords order] 3,293l. 16s. 7d. to the Dutch General Officers [is to be issued] in Customs money. The rest of Machado's advance money is to be paid now out of the tallies, if they will take the tallies for them appointed last week.
1,140l. to Peter Ranew for a particular service: and to be placed to the Contingencies of the Army.
The Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, [are directed] to attend on Tuesday morning.
Mr James Dewy to be an Agent for Taxes at 200l. a year salary in the room of Woodruffe.
The King's interest in the Bank [is] to be transferred to William Lowndes.
Manas O'Brien [is] to have a small custodiam [grant in Ireland].
[Treasury Minute Book VIII. p. 15.]