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Secret Service Payments: William Lowndes

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17, 1702. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1939.

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William Lowndes

1697–8, Jan. 17, Rudolph Kien, his Majesty's Closet Keeper, "for one quarter ended at Xmas 1697 on my allowance of 200l. per an. for travelling charges." (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid., p. 120 50 0 0
Jan. 26, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes, out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of" 1000 0 0
(Signed: William R.)
In the margin: £ s. d.
909 guineas 999 18 0
silver 0 2 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Jan. 27, Thomas Davis, for providing hay for his Majesty's deer in Audley End Park. (Signed: Tho. Davis) Ibid. 30 0 0
Jan. 28, Ann Bowtell, relict of William Bowtell merchant, in part of 746l. certified in a report made by Auditor Brooke Bridges to be due to my said husband for redemption of English captives [in Barbary], which [present] sum of 100l. together with the sum of 342l. 0s. 8d. directed to be paid by the executors of Robert Squibb makes 442l. 0s. 8d. in part of the said 746l. (Signed: Ann Bowtell). Ibid., p. 121 100 0 0
Dr. Titus Oates in part of the quarter to end at Xmas 1698 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid. 20 0 0
Jan. 29, Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ended this day on 40s. part of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 6 0 0
Feb. 3, Margaret Godet, widow, for furnishing Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencyes to the Treasury Lords in the months of October, November and December last. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
1697–8, Feb. 4, Samuel Dupaz, by his Majesty's special command and for his Majesty's particular service. (Signed: Sam de Paz). T 38/736, p. 122 200 0 0
Arabella Hunt, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ara. Hunt). Ibid. 50 0 0
Adam Peltier, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Adam Peltier). Ibid. 5 0 0
Feb. 5, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, for the quarter ended at Xmas last, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). In the margin: "in Malt Ticquets." Ibid. 500 0 0
Feb. 8, Richard Poyke for 5 weeks ended the 5th inst. on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week to Henry Killigrew as of his Majesty's bounty to him. (Signed: Richard Poyke). Ibid., p. 123 10 0 0
John Laycroft for the use of Peter Floyer in reward and satisfaction for his advancing the sum of 2000l. for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: John Leacroft). Ibid. 100 0 0
Feb. 14, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services 800l. (Prefixing: the King's sign manual) 800 0 0
In the margin: £ s. d.
727 guineas 799 14 0
silver 0 6 0
£800 0 0
Ibid.
Feb. 16, Percivall Brunskill, in Malt ticquets, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Percivall Brunskell). Ibid., p. 124 20 0 0
Feb. 17, Dr. Titus Oates in further part of 50l. for the quarter to end at Xmas next 1698. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid. 20 0 0
1697–8, Feb. 17, Peter Le Neve, by order of the Treasury Lords, for certain books relating to the affairs of the Treasury in the time of William [Juxon], bishop of London, his being Treasurer tempore Car. primi and the Earl of Southampton, High Treasurer tempore Car. secundi. (Signed: Peter Leneve). Ibid. 25 0 0
Denzill Onslow Esq., for Edward Peto for money by him expended in the hedging and fencing the coppices called Fangrove, Knollgrove and Stubridge in the parish of Chertsey co. Surrey. (Signed: Denzill Onslow). Ibid. 20 0 0
John Leech, in full satisfaction for coaches provided by me for clerks of the Treasury and others attending the Treasury Lords between 22 April, 1697 and 27 February 1697. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid., p. 125 25 13 0
March 7, Matthew Cohoone, in reward for my labour and pains in attending the Treasury Lords at Whitehall and Kensington from Xmas 1696 to Xmas 1697. (The mark of Matthew Cohoone) 10 0 0
Henry Crymes as his Majesty's bounty for discovering and seizing several Libells. (Signed: Henry Crymes. Witness: J. Arnold). Ibid. 50 0 0
Elizabeth Ormsby (Ormesby) as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Ormsby: witness: J. Arnold). Ibid. 50 0 0
March 14, Dr. Titus Oates, to complete 50l. for a quarter to end at Xmas 1698 on my allowance of 200l. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid., p. 126 10 0 0
Henry Killigrew for 7 weeks to end on the 17th inst. on 40s. per week, part of an allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 14 0 0
Thomas Morgan for the use of Col. Philip Howard as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Col. Howard. (Signed: Tho. Morgan). Ibid. 40 0 0
1697–8, March 14, William Weket, to complete 100l. in satisfaction of so much expended by me in removing the books and other things belonging to the Treasury on occasion of the late fire which happened at Whitehall and for providing window curtains, a clock, fire stoves and several other goods for the new Treasury. (Signed: Will Wekett). T 38/736, p. 126. 80 0 0
March 26, Thomas Smeaton for a quarter ended the 25th inst. on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid., p. 127 5 0 0
March 28, William Buss, for a quarter ended at Lady day 1698 on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
Richard Poyke, for 7 weeks ended the 26th inst. on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid. 14 0 0
Philip Howard for one quarter ended at Lady day last on my allowance of 120l. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 30 0 0
Peter Varanguen, for the use of Mrs. Beauclair, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty [and is] for a quarter ended at Lady day 1698. (Signed: Peter Varanguen). Ibid. 25 0 0
John Rowill, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid., p. 128 5 0 0
John Taylour, for the use of Martha Lundy [and is] for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Jo. Taylour). Ibid. 25 0 0
Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for same quarter's salary for business relating to the contracts of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for a quarter's rent then due for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
1698, March 28, Peter Floyer, for advancing the sum of 3500l. for his Majesty's special service on credit of repayment out of the Post Office revenue by 150l. per week. (Signed: Peter Floyer) 250 0 0
March 30, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 30 0 0
John Peters, for the use of Mrs. Knight, for a quarter due at Lady day last on the allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: John Peters). Ibid., p. 129 25 0 0
The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of" 3000 0 0
Prefixing: the King's sign manual. Ibid.
In the margin: £ s. d.
2727 guineys 2999 14 0
in silver 0 6 0
£3000 0 0
April 4, Henry Killigrew for 3 weeks to end on the 9th inst. on my allowance of 40l. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 6 0 0
Dr. Titus Oates, in part of 50l. for a quarter to end at Lady day 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid. 30 0 0
April 8, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, in part of 1000l. which by his Majesty's special Command is payable to me as of his Majesty's bounty for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1698. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney. Witness: John Eddowes). Ibid., p. 130 500 0 0
John Eddowes, for the use of Charles Roach, for same quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Roach. (Signed: John Eddowes). T 38/736, p. 130 10 0 0
1698, April 8, Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Clancarty. Witness: John Baber). Ibid. 300 0 0
April 9, Capt. Edwd. Harris, 40l. in part of the moneys disbursed by me for his Majesty's service during my being Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. (Signed: E. Harrys). Ibid., p. 131 40 0 0
Thomas Lowther, for so much expended and paid by direction of the Treasury Lords at the Exchequer, Treasury and Signet Office for 4 warrants under his Majesty's sign manual, two for paying the interest or allowance of 10l. per cent. to the Subscribers for Circulating Exchequer Bills on the two last contracts and for the [Treasury and Exchequer] warrants and orders thereupon; one other for paying 25,000l. pursuant to an Act of Parliament in Ireland for building Barracks there for soldiers; and another for paying 200l. a year to Mr. Fz [Fitz] Gerald during pleasure, upon his surrendering the office of Comptroller of the Musters in Ireland, which he is entitled to hold during life. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid. 23 6 0
John Neal, in satisfaction for copying divers warrants with long schedules of lands etc. for the use of the House of Commons, and of divers reports and papers relating to Exchequer Bills for the use of his Majesty's Privy Council and both Houses of Parliament. (Signed: John Neale). Ibid. 24 0 0
April 13, Rudolph Kien, for last Lady day quarter's riding charges due to me. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid., p. 132 50 0 0
April 18, George Simpson, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Geo. Simpson) 5 0 0
1698, April 19, Margaret Godett, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished to the Treasury Lords in the months of January, February and March last, being after the rate of 2 pistolls for every month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
Dr. Titus Oates, in part of 100l. for half a year to Midsummer 1699 whereof 30l. already paid. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid. 30 0 0
April 29, Clerks of the Treasury: for a quarter's salaries "due to us" at Lady day last 1698: viz.: £ s. d.
Chris [topher] Tilson for myself 12 10 0
more by me, Chris. Tilson for T. Lowndes 12 10 0
Thomas Bendyshe 5 0 0
Edw. Webster 12 10 0
G. Booth 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
57 0 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
Hugh Speke, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hugh Speke). Ibid., p. 133 50 0 0
Thomas Bendyshe for the charges of passing a privy seal for authorising the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the Land Tax lately granted; and a privy seal for taking in loans on the said Land Tax; and for fees in the Treasury for the King's charity of 1000l. to the poor of London. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 50 5 0
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, to complete the sum of 1000l. as of his Majesty's bounty to me for the quarter ended at Lady day last 1698. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). Ibid. 500 0 0
April 30, Richard Brayne, for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. to the said Mrs. Foxton as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richard Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
1698, May 14, Henry Killigrew, for 9 weeks to end June 11 next on my allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Henry Killigrew). T 38/736, p. 134 18 0 0
Richard Poyke, for the use of Henry Killigrew, for 7 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid. 14 0 0
Frances Mansell, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Frances Mansell). Ibid. 2 0 0
May 18, Dr. Titus Oates, to complete 100l. for half a year to end at Midsummer 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid. 40 0 0
June 10, William Weket, for maps and other goods bought by me for the service of the Treasury. (Signed: Will Wekett). Ibid. 16 1 0
June 11, Richard Poyke, for 4 weeks to this day on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week allowed to Henry Killigrew as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid., p. 135 8 0 0
The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of" 1000 0 0
Prefixing: the King's sign manual.
£ s. d.
In the margin:
909 guineys 999 18 0
in silver 0 2 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Henry Killegrew). Ibid. 30 0 0
Dr. Titus Oates in part of 50l. for a quarter to end at Michaelmas 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid., p. 136 30 0 0
1698, June 14, Capt. James Bush, by particular order for my immediate subsisting, which sum I am to repay to the said Mr. Lowndes for his Majesty's use out of the first money that shall be payable to me on account of the 7 months' subsistence which incurred [due to me] to the 1st August last 1697. (Signed: Ja. Bush). Ibid. 50 0 0
June 15, Rudolph Kien, Closet Keeper to his Majesty, as of his Majesty's bounty to reimburse me so much which I have paid out of my salary of 200l. per an. to the Collectors of the Subsidy, by way of capitation, which [Capitation Tax] commenced the 25th day of January 1696–7. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 43 6 8
June 17, John Arnold Esq., which I promise to repay to William Lowndes for his Majesty's use, out of an order No. 1170, 1758 on the fourth 4s. Aid for 200l. [which order was] assigned to me by the Earl of Ranelagh: [to wit] so soon as the said order shall come in course of payment. (Signed: J. Arnold). In the margin: Memorandum: 100l. was repaid on 17th Nov. 1702 and paid back by Mr. Lowndes into the Receipt the same day. Ibid., p. 137 100 0 0
June 20, John Taylour, to wit 363l. 1s. 0d. for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury relating to the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between 8 Jan. 1697–8 and this 20th June 1696; and 20l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid. 383 1 0
Account. [8 Jan. 1697–8 to 20 June 1698].
Charge.
moneys resting in the hands of William Lowndes Esq., on the foot of his last account closed 8 January 1697–8 162 4
money received for his Majesty's Secret Services by the said William Lowndes between the said 8th Jan. last and the 20th June 1698 according to a certificate of Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt of Exchequer 10186 4
£10348 8 8
Discharge.
the payments made by the said William Lowndes since the determination of his last account, to wit between the 8th June 1697–8 and the 20th June 1698 as by the aforegoing acquittances 10102 2 8
Remains: to be carried to the next account 246 6 0

Examined 22 June, 1698, Cha. Montague [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed and allowed by his Majesty the same 22 June, 1698. T 38/736, p. 137.

1698, June 24, John Rowill, for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1698 on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid., p. 138 5 0 0
Col. Philip Howard for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 30 0 0
John Leech, in satisfaction for Hackney coaches provided for the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords between 17 Feb. last and June 24 inst. (Signed: Leech). Ibid. 15 11 6
Thomas Smeaton for a quarter ended this 24th June on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
Sir Rowland Gwynne, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: R. Gwynne. Witness: Hen. Baker). Ibid. 305 8
June 25, George Simpson for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid., p. 139 5 0 0
Henry Killigrew for 2 weeks ended this day on my allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
June 27, William Buss for a quarter ended the 24th inst. of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
June 28, Mary Bourne, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of money due on an assignment made [to her husband] by William Legg Esq., deceased, of his arrears as Page of Honour to King Charles the Second. (Signed: Mary Bourne). Ibid., p. 140 20 0 0
John Lloyd, for the use of [Mrs.] Beauclair for one quarter ended at Midsummer last 1698 on the allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: John Lloyd). Ibid. 25 0 0
John Peters, for the use of [Mrs.] Knight for same quarter on her allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: John Peters). Ibid. 25 0 0
1698, June 29, Dr. Titus Oates, to complete 50l. for a quarter to end at Michaelmas 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). T38/736, p. 140 20 0 0
Martha Lundy for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1698 on my allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Martha Lundy). Ibid. 25 0 0
June 30, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of" 1400 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). Ibid., p. 141.
In the margin: £ s. d.
1272 Guineys 1399 4 0
in silver 0 16 0
£1400 0 0
The King. A like receipt under the sign manual on same day for Ibid. 1000 0 0
July 2, Richard Poyke, for 4 weeks to end the 9th inst. on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid. 8 0 0
Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to end the 9th of this instant, on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
July 6, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of" 1000 0 0
Prefixing: the King's sign manual. Ibid., p. 142.
In the margin:
£ s. d.
909 Guineys at 2s. per guiney [premium] 999 18 0
in silver 0 2 0
£1000 0 0
"in part of 2500l. directed 22 June out of Seizures."
1698, July 8, Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for a quarter's salary due at Midsummer last for service relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent [of the house that Capt. Porter lives in]. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
Margaret Godet, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of April, May and June last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
July 12, Col. Philip Howard, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 10 0 0
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 143 50 0 0
Rudolph Kien, for a quarter's allowance ended at Midsummer last 1698, for travelling charges. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
July 13, Charles Twittey, for one year's allowance ended at Lady day last 1698 for extraordinary service performed by me in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer. (Signed: Cha. Twitty). Ibid. 100 0 0
John Eddowes, for the use of Charles Roach as of his Majesty's bounty [and is] for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1698. (Signed: John Eddowes). Ibid. 10 0 0
July 16, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Service the sum of" 1500 0 0
Prefixing: William's sign manual.
£ s. d.
In the margin:
1363½ guineys 1499 17 0
in silver 0 3 0
£1500 0 0
Ibid., p. 144.
1698, July 16, The clerks of the Treasury, for a quarter's salary due to us at Midsummer last: viz.: £ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
by me [Tilson] more for Thos. Lowndes in discharge of a debt 12 10 0
Thomas Bendyshe 5 0 0
Edw. Webster 12 10 0
G. Booth 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
57 0 0
(Autograph signatures). T38/736, p. 144.
Henry Killigrew for 2 weeks to end July 23 inst. on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
July 18, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of" 2000 0 0
Prefixing: the King's sign manual. Ibid., p. 145.
a like acknowledgment of the same date, under the sign manual of the receipt of 2000 0 0
Ibid.
July 27, Chris[topher] Tilson for so much expended and paid by me as well to complete 380l. for the purchase of Fangrove and Knowlgrove coppices co. Surrey, as for the drawing, writing and engrossing of the deeds by which the same are conveyed to Denzill Onslow Esq., in trust for his Majesty; as also for fees to the officers of the Exchequer and others upon the receipt of the said purchase money. (Signed: Chris. Tilson). Ibid., p. 146 53 8 0
Tho. Bendyshe, being the charges expended in passing 3 privy seals viz.: one for taking in loans on the Duties on Coals; one other for taking in loans on the Quarterly Poll; and the other for empowering the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the said Quarterly Poll. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 72 15 0
1698, July 27, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 30 0 0
July 28, John Taylour, to wit 305l. 8s. 6d. for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury relating to the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 20th of June last and this 28th of July instant; and 20l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid. 325 8 6
Account for 1698 June 20 to July 28.
Charge.
£ s. d.
the moneys resting in the hands of William Lowndes Esq., on the foot of the last accompt closed the 20th day of June last 1698 246 6 0
the money received for his Majesty's Secret Services by the said William Lowndes between 20 June and 28 July 1698 9813 15
£10160 1
Discharge.
Payments made by the said William Lowndes in the said period 10206 16
and so the said accomptant is in surplusage on the foot of this accompt 146 14 10
which is to be satisfyed or retained by him out of the next money that he shall receive for his Majesty's Secret Service.
Examined 20 Dec. 1698. Cha. Montague [Chancellor of the Exchequer].
Signed and allowed by the King the 21st of Dec. 1698, Ibid., p. 147.
1698, July 30, Richard Brayne for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton, for one quarter due at Midsummer last 1698 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mrs. Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). T38/736, p. 148 25 0 0
Lady Katherine Cornbury, for 5 weeks on his Majesty's allowance of 10l. per week as of his royal bounty to my husband, the Lord Edward Cornbury. (Signed: K. Cornbury). Ibid. 50 0 0
The whole of this entry is struck through and in the margin is written as follows:
Memorandum: this sum of 50l. was repaid by my Lord Cornbury 16 Sept. 1698 out of money received by his Lordship at the Exchequer.
Aug. 2, John Leech, in satisfaction for Hackney Coaches provided for the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords between the 24th June last and 1st August following. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid. 8 16 0
Aug. 6, William Bayly, for my pains and charges in attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington between 17 Nov. 1697 and 27 July 1698. (Signed: Wm. Bayly). Ibid. 7 15 0
Aug. 9, Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ending the 13th inst. on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 149 6 0 0
Aug. 10, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 30 0 0
Percivall Brunskill, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Percivall Brunskill). Ibid. 20 0 0
Richard Poyke for 5 weeks ending the 13th of this instant August on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid. 10 0 0
1698, Aug. 10, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, by his Majesty's special command, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber. Witness: Triamor Baldwin). Ibid., p. 150 250 0 0
Elizabeth Disney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Disney). Ibid. 10 0 0
William Lake, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: William Lake).Ibid. 50 0 0
Aug. 18, Capt. Edwd. Harris, in full of 140l. by me disbursed for his Majesty's special service during my being Lieut. Governor of Jersey. (Signed: E. Harrys). Ibid., p. 151 60 0 0
Aug. 20, Henry Killigrew, for a week ending this day on my allowance of 4l. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 2 0 0
Sept. 7, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 50 0 0
Sept. 10, Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ending this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 6 0 0
Sept. 14, Stephen Sharsell (in the margin incorrectly John Sharsall) in satisfaction of so much by me expended for mowing, making and cocking the hay cut in St. James's Park in the year 1698 by his Majesty's order. (Signed: Ste. Sharsall). Ibid., p. 152 18 8 4
Sept. 15, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's bounty to me [and is] for one quarter of a year ended at Midsummer last 1698. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney. Witness: John Eddowes). Ibid. 1000 0 0
Christopher Bridge, clerk, as of his Majesty's royal bounty for my passage to Boston whither I am going chaplain. (Signed: Chris. Bridge). Ibid. 20 0 0
1698, Sept. 16, Mary Laycock, wife of Capt. Martin Laycock, late of the Regiment commanded by the Lord Charlemont; as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to my said husband. (Signed: Mary Laycock). T38/736, p. 152 50 0 0
Sept. 21, Mary Bourne, wife of Thomas Bourn, pursuant to the directions of the Treasury Lords, as of his Majesty's bounty to my said husband and in part of his pretensions to the arrears of wages due from King Charles the Second to William Legg Esq.; by virtue of an assignment by the said William Legg to him in that behalf. (Signed: Mary Bourne). Ibid., p. 153 20 0 0
Sept. 27, Jacob Vander Esch, by his Majesty's special command and for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: Jacob Vander Esch). Ibid. 550 0 0
Sept. 28, Adlard Welbye, in satisfaction of so much expended in his Majesty's special and immediate service. (Signed: Adlard Welbye). In the margin: memorandum. This was for so much expended by Mr. Secretary Vernon for a particular service. Ibid. 100 0 0
Sept. 29, Richard Bovet, in satisfaction of so much expended by me pursuant to the direction of the Treasury Lords for the charges of several witnesses examined before their Lordships relating to imbezzlements made by Capt. Caldwell and Capt. Cross out of the St. Peter prize etc. (Signed: Ri. Bovett). Ibid. 16 0 0
Col. Philip Howard, for a quarter due this day on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Edward Courteney). Ibid., p. 154 30 0 0
Oct. 1, John Rowill, for one quarter due at Michaelmas last 1698 on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
1698, Oct. 1, Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
William Buss, for same quarter on the allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss) 2 0 0
Capt. William Courtney, by direction of the Treasury Lords in satisfaction for damage sustained by his being taken up and imprisoned, instead of another of his name, on account of the late conspiracy. (Signed: Will Courtenay). Ibid. 100 0 0
Dr. Thomas Plume, Vicar of East Greenwich, for one year's tithes for Greenwich Park due at Michaelmas last 1698. (Signed: Tho. Plume). Ibid., p. 155 5 0 0
Margaret Godet for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of July, August and September last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
Oct. 7, Sir John Germain, in satisfaction of so much by me expended by his Majesty's command and for his special service. (Signed: J. Germain). Ibid. 550 0 0
Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for a quarter's salary due to me at Michaelmas last for service relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for the same quarter for rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
Oct. 8, Henry Killigrew for 4 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
George Simpson for one quarter due at Michaelmas last on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid., p. 156 5 0 0
1698, Oct. 13, Edmund Halley, as of his Majesty's bounty towards my charges and expenses in making experiments for finding out the cause of the variation of the compass. (Signed: Edmund Halley). T38/736, p. 156 100 0 0
Oct. 14, Henry Bernard, in satisfaction of so much expended by me in discovering some ill practices relating to the counterfeiting of Exchequer Bills. (Signed: Henry Barnard). Ibid. 30 0 0
John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, by his Majesty's special command, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 250 0 0
Oct. 15, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on part of my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 2 0 0
Richard Poyke, as assignee of Henry Killigrew, for 9 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week to the said Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid., p. 157 18 0 0
Oct. 18, Hellen Vaughan, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hellen Vaughan). Ibid. 50 0 0
Robert Shelmerdine, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Robert Shelmerdine). Ibid. 20 0 0
Oct. 19, Anthony Row, 100 guineys amounting to 110l. as of his Majesty's bounty to the town of Newmarket for the plate run for at Newmarket in this present month of October. (Signed: Anth. Rowe). Ibid. 110 0 0
Oct. 27, William Tagg as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty in consideration of my service and attendance at the Gate of his Majesty's Privy Garden in Whitehall. (The mark of Wm. Tagg). Ibid. 10 0 0
1698, Oct. 28, Katherine Clench, widow, as of his Majesty's royal bounty in full of all pretensions and demands on a pension of 40l. per an. which was allowed to my son Brune Clench deceased. (Signed: Cath. Clench). Ibid., p. 158 50 0 0
Oct. 31, The clerks of the Treasury, for a quarter's salary due to us at Michaelmas last: viz.:
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Edw. Webster 12 10 0
G. Booth 12 10 0
T. Jett 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
69 10 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
Nov. 5, Henry Killigrew for 3 weeks ended this day of the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l. per week). (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 6 0 0
Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton for one quarter due at Michaelmas last on the sum of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
Nov. 17, John Mawde, for the use of Mr. Justice Rokeby in satisfaction for loss sustained by him in receiving 500l. in Malt ticquets for two terms' allowance. (Signed: Jo. Mawde). Ibid., p. 159 111 3 0
Richard Powys, for the use of Sir Littleton Powys, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, in satisfaction for the like loss sustained by the said Baron on 500l. for two terms' received in Malt tickets. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid. 142 10 0
Samuel Scrivener, for the use of Sir John Holt, Lord Chief Justice of England, for the like loss on the like sum in Malt tickets, for two terms' allowance. (Signed: Sa. Scrivener). Ibid. 142 10 0
Thomas Lowther, in satisfaction of charges and expenses at the Exchequer and Treasury, viz.: 8l. 17s. 6d. for a sign manual warrant and order for paying to Sir Theodore Janssen 9691l. 15s. 0d. for answering his Majesty's subscription to the Two Millions; and for warrants for satisfying part thereof by tallies of anticipation; 3l. 10s. 0d. for a sign manual establishing his Majesty's Forces in Ireland; 19l. 17s. 6d. for the several warrants and orders for paying 300l. to Lord Lucas expended for his Majesty's special service and for the charges of receiving the same at the Exchequer and of a contingent [Contingencies] bill of 25l. for a year to Midsummer 1698; 5l. 17s. 6d. for a sign manual warrant and order for issuing to the Receivers of the Two Millions 20,000l. for an allowance of 1 per cent. to the Subscribers of the Two Millions for prompt payment [of their subscriptions]. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). T 38/736, p. 159 38 2 6
1698, Nov. 18, Thomas Papillon, as of his Majesty's royal bounty for the addition of 600l. per an. to my salary as one of the Victuallers of the Navy, to complete the said allowance to Lady day 1697. (Signed: Tho. Papillon). Ibid., p. 160 1000 0 0
William Judge, 20 guineys as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for his service in apprehending Eliza[beth] Lewis and others concerned in counterfeiting Exchequer Bills. (Signed: William Judge). Ibid. 22 0 0
Nov. 26, Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killiegrew). Ibid. 6 0 0
Richard Poyke, for 6 weeks ended this day on the allowance of 40s. a week part of his Majesty's bounty of 4l. a week to Henry Killigrew Esq. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid. 12 0 0
1698, Dec. 1, Hannah Goobett, as of his Majesty's royal bounty in consideration whereof I promise to trouble the Treasury with no further solicitations. (Signed: Hannah Goobett). Ibid., p. 161 5 0 0
Dec. 8, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of" 1000 0 0
(Signed: William R.)
£ s. d.
In the margin:
909 guineys 999 18 0
in silver 0 2 0
Ibid. £1000 0 0
Dec. 15, The King: a like acknowledgment of 1000l. (Signature and marginal note ut supra). Ibid. 1000 0 0
Dec. 21, The King: a like acknowledgment of 1000l.: under the sign manual and with marginal note ut supra. Ibid., p. 162 1000 0 0
Dec. 17, Hugh Speke as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hugh Speke). Ibid., p. 162 50 0 0
Dec. 22, John Baptist Draghi (in the margin: Seigneur Baptist), as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Baptist Draghi). Ibid. 50 0 0
Dec. 26, John Rowill for a quarter ended at Xmas 1698 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid., p. 163 5 0 0
William Buss, for same quarter on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
George Simpson for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
Dec. 26, The clerks of the Treasury, for same quarter's salary due to us: viz.:
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
E. Webster 12 10 0
G. Booth 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
69 10 0
(Autograph signatures). T 38/736, p. 163.
Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks ended the 24th of this instant December on 40s., part of my allowance of 4l. a week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 164 8 0 0
Dec. 27, Charles Nevill, in full of 93l. 11s. 7d. which remained due to me for goods furnished into the Office of the Stables of his Majesty's Royal Mother, whereof 75l. hath been already paid to me. (Signed: Charles Nevell). Ibid. 18 11 7
Dec. 29, Culverwell Needler, 50 guineys as of his Majesty's bounty and in reward for my pains and service relating to the Publique Acts which passed in the last Session of Parliament 1697–8. (Signed: Culverwell Needler). Ibid. 55 0 0
Mary Bourne, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of an assignment made to my husband Thomas Bourne of arrears due to William Legg, as Page of Honour to King Charles the Second. (Signed: Mary Bourne). Ibid. 30 0 0
Dec. 30, Elizabeth Smith, in full satisfaction of all demands on account of arrears due to my mother Susanna Wosencroft, deceased, on an allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Elizabeth Smith). Ibid. p. 165 20 0 0
1698–9, Jan. 4, Henry Shales to wit 25l. for 1698 Xmas quarter's salary due to me for services relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and
1698–9, Jan. 4, 15l. for the same quarter's rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
Col. Philip Howard for same quarter on the allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witnesses: Saml. Bedwell, Daniel Gunnis). Ibid. 30 0 0
Jan. 7, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks ended this day on 40s. part of 4l. a week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Jan. 9, Margaret Godet, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of October, November and December last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid., p. 166 5 5 0
Richard Poyke, for 6 weeks ended the 7th inst. on 40s. per week, part of the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid. 12 0 0
Sir Rowland Gwynne, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: R. Gwynne). 55 7 10
Rudolph Kien, for half a year's travelling charges due to me at Xmas last 1698 as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 100 0 0
Jan. 12, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our secret services, the sum of" 500 0 0
(Signed: William R.)
£ s. d.
In the margin:
454 guineas 499 8 0
silver 0 12 0
£500 0 0
Ibid., p. 167.
Jan. 13, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 250 0 0
1698-9, Jan. 13, John Gostling, clerk, in further part of the arrears of an allowance of 50l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty from Xmas 1688: (whereof already received 200l.) this sum making the said allowance paid to Xmas 1694. (Signed: John Gostling). T 38/736. p. 167 100 0 0
Jan. 17, Matthew Cohoon (in the margin: Major Colhoon but probably an erratum), as of his Majesty's bounty to me in reward for my attendance on the Treasury Lords for one year from Xmas 1697 to Xmas 1698. (Signed: M. C.). Ibid. 20 0 0
Jan. 25, William Middleton, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Wm. Middleton). Ibid., p. 168.
Jan. 26, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, out of money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of" 2000 0 0
(Signed: William R.)
£ s. d.
In the margin:
1818 guineas 1999 16 0
in silver 0 4 0
£2000 0 0
Ibid.
Jan. 27, Elizabeth Boson, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty in consideration of her late husband's services as Wharfinger and Keymaster [Quaymaster] at Exeter at his Majesty's happy arrival in the west [in 1688]. (Signed: Eliza. Boson). Ibid. 20 0 0
George Townsend, in satisfaction of so much expended by me on account of Sir William Williams's estate devised to his Majesty. (Signed: Geo. Townsend). Ibid. 460 2 10
Feb. 1, James Roach, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for my charges to Ireland. (Signed: Ja. Roch). Ibid., p. 169 50 0 0
Feb. 2, Hugh Speke, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hugh Speke). Ibid. 50 0 0
1698-9, Feb. 3, Elizabeth, Countess Orkney, as of his Majesty's royal bounty, in part of a sum of 4000l. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). Ibid. 1000 0 0
Thomas Lowther in satisfaction of so much expended for fees and charges in passing a privy seal for taking in loans on the Act for Disbanding the Army; and for 2 warrants signed by his Majesty, one for allowing 2258l. 19s. 10½d. overpaid on the fund for Military Contingencies in Ireland, and the other for allowing in the accounts of the Receiver General of Ireland 1116l. 6s. 6½d. by him paid out of Forfeited Rents by warrants from the Chief Governors there; and also for a letter signed by the Lords of the Treasury signifying his Majesty's pleasure concerning the cloths [clothing] of 4 Regiments lately broke in Ireland. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid. 44 13 0
Feb. 4, Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks ended this day on 40s. part of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 170 8 0 0
Feb. 6, William Grymes, in satisfaction for my labour, pains and charges in and about the abbreviating the first 5 years' patent rolls of Queen Elizabeth amounting to 306 sheets of royal paper closely writ on all sides and for alphabetting a former book of Abbreviation in several reigns, and for divers searches amongst the Records in the Rolls Chapel. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). Ibid. 118 6 0
Feb. 11, Richard Poyke, for 5 weeks ended this day on 40s., part of 4l. [per week] allowed to Henry Killegrew as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richd. Poyke) 10 0 0
Feb. 16, Emery Anguis for one's year's rate to Xmas last to the poor, for his Majesty's house at Kensington. (Signed: Emery Anguis). Ibid. 5 0 0
1698–9, Feb. 16, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty and is in further part of 4000l. (whereof 1000l. already received). (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). T 38/736, p. 171 1000 0 0
Feb. 17, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual.
In the margin:
£ s. d.
909 guineas at 22s. each 999 18 0
in silver 0 2 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Feb. 18, Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, for a quarter ended at Xmas last on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
Elizabeth Colhoon, relict of Matthew Colhoon, as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (The mark of Eliza. Colhoon). Ibid., p. 172 10 0 0
John Leech in satisfaction for Hackney coaches furnished to the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington and several other occasions between 1 Aug. 1698 and this day. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid. 15 12 6
Feb. 25, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 20 0 0
March 1, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Service, the sum of" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). Ibid.
1698-9, March 3, Peter Hume, in satisfaction of so much by me expended for half fees at the Exchequer on receiving 2800l. on a bill drawn by Dr. John Robinson from Stockholm for his Majesty's special service on the 4th January last and payable to me or order. (Signed: Pet. Hume). Ibid., p. 173 76 11 6
Percivall Brunskill, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Percivall Brunskill). Ibid. 20 0 0
March 4, Henry Killigrew, on 40s. (part of an allowance of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
March 9, Philip Ryley, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to Elizabeth Ramsay. (Signed: Phil. Ryley). Ibid. 100 0 0
March 11, Bernard Granville for fees and charges in receiving 450l. for 1½ years' rent for Mote Park due at Xmas last 1698. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid., p. 174 36 0 0
John Allonius (Hallungius) as of his Majesty's bounty to the Regiment commanded by the Earl of Portland, being his Majesty's part of a seizure of several hats, gloves and other things imported for the use of the said Regiment. (Signed: J. Hallungius). Ibid. 50 2 0
Ann Chetwynd, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ann Chetwynd). Ibid. 10 0 0
March 18, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Hannah Ward, spinster, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty, [and is] for half a year ended at Xmas last on 100l. per an. to Mrs. Beauclair. (Signed: Hannah Ward). Ibid., p. 175 50 0 0
1698–9, March 21, Elizabeth Cooper, widow of Col. Arnold Cooper, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eli. Cooper). T 38/736, p. 175 20 0 0
John Reeve by order of the Treasurer of Christ's Hospital, for so much paid to the Capitation Tax for [on] the allowance of 370l. 10s. 0d. due at Xmas 1697 to the [King's] Mathematical boys in the said Hospital. (Signed: John Reeve). Ibid. 80 5 6
1699. March 25, George Townsend, for moneys expended on account of the Commission for taking the subscription of Two Millions for the East India Trade and also for the Instruments for determining the charter of the Old East India Company. (Signed: Geo. Townesend) 114 10 0
Thomas Smeaton, for a quarter ended this day on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
March 27, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Service the sum of" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
In the margin:
£ s. d.
930 guineas at 21s. 6d. 999 15 0
in silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid., p. 176.
March 29, George Simpson, for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
William Buss, for a quarter on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss) 2 0 0
1699, March 30, John Rowill, for a quarter ended at Lady day 1699 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
April 1, Edward Bassam, for the use of Mr. Charles Shales by order of Col. Philip Howard, for one quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on the allowance of 120l. per an. to the said Colonel as of his Majesty's bounty to him. (Signed: Edwd. Bassam). Ibid., p. 177 30 0 0
Richard Poyke, for seven weeks ended this day on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Rich. Poyke). Ibid. 14 0 0
Henry Shales, 25l. for a quarter's salary due at Lady day last 1699 for services relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in; for the same quarter. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to end this day, on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
April 3, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Countess: [and is] for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1699. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 178 250 0 0
Charles Twittey for one year to Lady day 1699 on the allowance for extraordinary service performed by me in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer. (Signed: Cha. Twitty). Ibid. 100 0 0
April 4, Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty to the said Susanna Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). T38/736, p. 178 25 0 0
1699, April 6, John Whitehead, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Whitehead). Ibid., p. 179 20 0 0
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 60 0 0
Rudolph Kien, for one quarter due at Lady day 1699, due to me for travelling charges as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
Richard Powys, for the use of George Stepney Esq., which sum the said Mr. Stepney expended for his Majesty's service in the Court of the Elector of Brandenburg. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid. 300 0 0
Thomas Lowther, for the use of the clerks of the Treasury, as of his Majesty's bounty to reimburse them so much charged upon and paid by them, in respect of their employments, for the year's tax to the 4s. Aid ended the 2nd Feb. 1698–9 viz.: on £ s. d.
William Glanville 18 15 0
Richard Powys 18 15 0
Christopher Tilson 18 15 0
John Taylour 18 15 0
Thomas Bendyshe 6 0 0
Edward Webster 6 0 0
Miles Grainger 6 0 0
George Booth 6 0 0
99 0 0
(Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid.
Christopher Tilson, for so much paid and expended for the fees in passing his Majesty's letters under the privy seal for calling all the Receivers of the [Crown] Land Revenue to an account to Michaelmas last past and for receiving and collecting for his Majesty's use the arrears which shall then be standing out. (Signed: Chris. Tilson). Ibid., p. 180 29 11 0
1699, April 6, Thomas Bendyshe for the fees of a warrant sent to the Lords Justices of Ireland for [their] paying [the Office of Ordnance in England] for 2000 pikes sent thither out of the Ordnance stores here; the same being entered at the Auditors of Imprest and [at the] Signet Office; and also for the fees of 3 warrants and an order for cancelling Exchequer Bills that were issued on the Salt Act (6l. 18s. 0d. for pikes warrant fees and 5l. 2s. 6d. for Exchequer Bills warrant). (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 12 0 6
John Taylour, viz.: 649l. 17s. 0d. for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury relating to the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 28th July 1698 and this 6th day of April 1699; and 30l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid. 679 17 0

Account.

Charge.
the moneys received by William Lowndes Esq., for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 28th July 1698 (the day on which his last account closed) and the 6th April 1699, as appears by a certificate of Christopher Montague Esq., Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer 20000 0 0
Discharge.
£ s. d.
the surplusage resting due to the said William Lowndes on the foot of his last account closed 28 July 1698 146 14 10
the other payments made by the said Lowndes by his Majesty's command between 28 July 1698 and 6 April 1699 as by the aforegoing acquittances amount to 19876 6 1
£20023 0 11
So the said accomptant is in surplusage upon the foot of this accompt (which is to be satisfied or returned by him out of the next money that he shall receive for his Majesty's Secret Service) is 23 0 1

Examined 26 April, 1699. Cha. Montague [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed and allowed by the King the same day. T38/736, p. 181.