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Secret Service Payments: William Lowndes

Pages 855-902

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

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William Lowndes

1699, April 8, Clerks of the Treasury as follows, for a quarter's salary due at Lady day last 1699 for service as clerks belonging to the Treasury: £ s. d.
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Edw. Webster 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Richd Taylor for Geo. Booth deceased 12 10 0
69 10 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid., p. 182.
Hanna Ward, for the use of Mrs. Beauclair, for one quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty to the said Mrs. Beauclair. (Signed: Hannah Ward). Ibid. 25 0 0
Margaret Godett, for foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of January, February and March last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet) 5 5 0
Memorandum: the Lords of the Treasury direct that this allowance do cease from 31 March 1699.
April 21, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 25 0 0
April 26, Ralph Battle, Dr. in Divinity, in satisfaction of so much expended in the funeral charges of Col. Ewbank. (Signed: Rh. Battell). Ibid., p. 183 20 0 0
April 29, Ralph Snow, viz.: 1l. 10s. 0d. for the use of the most Reverend Father in God, John, late archbishop of Canterbury, being half a year's rent due at Michaelmas 1694 for 2 barge houses and certain tenements standing and being in the manor of Lambeth; and 13l. 10s. 0d. for the use of the most Reverend Father in God, Thomas now Archbishop of Canterbury, being 9 half years' rents for the [said] premises, due at Lady day last, pursuant to a lease made to Samuel Travers Esq. [Surveyor General of Crown Lands, as] in trust for his Majesty dated 24 April 1694; the remaining 10s. being for the 10 acquittances. (Signed: Raphe Snowe, Receiver General [of the said Archbishop's rents and revenues]. T38/736, p.183 15 10 0
1699, May 6, Henry Killigrew, for 5 weeks, ended this day on 40s. (part of an allowance of 4l.) per week, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 10 0 0
Judith Sturton, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for and towards the maintenance of my son James Sturton, [and is] for one year ended at Lady day last. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid., p. 184 30 0 0
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" 500 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
In the margin.
£ s. d.
465 guineas at 21s. 6d. each 499 17 6
in silver 0 2 6
£500 0 0
Ibid.
The King. A similar receipt given on the same day for. Ibid. 1000 0 0
May 10, Thomas Poxen, clerk, as of his Majesty's royal bounty for my passage to Jamaica, whither I am going chaplain. (Signed: Tho. Poxen). Ibid., p. 185 20 0 0
May 11, Thomas Bendyshe, viz.: 51l. 4s. 0d. for the charges in passing 2 privy seals, the one for taking in loans on the Land Tax and the other for appointing Receivers General of the said Tax; and 6l. 3s. 0d. for the fees of a King's warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland for distributing 800l. to the disbanded Foreign Troops there. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 57 7 0
1699, May 11, The Bishop of London [Henry Compton] by the hands of Mr. Francis Strutt for the use of Mr. Augustin Walbank. (Signed: H. London). Ibid. 20 0 0
May 19, John Pelham, for my pains and service in making a certificate in the Office of the Clerk of the Pells of the several talleys contained in the accounts of the late Contractors for the Hearthmoney. (Signed: Jno. Pelham). Ibid. 20 0 0
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" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). £ s. d.
930 guineas 999 15 0
in silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid., p. 186.
May 20, Hen. Killigrew, for two weeks ended this day, on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
May 24, The King. A similar acknowledgment as above of the receipt of Ibid. 600 0 0
May 30, The King. A similar acknowledgment as above of the receipt of Ibid., p. 187. 1000 0 0
May 31, Mary, Duchess of Norfolk, pursuant to his Majesty's direction, in satisfaction of 80 red deer delivered to the Lord Wharton, Chief Justice in Eyre, for his Majesty's use. (Signed: M. Norfolke). Ibid. 352 0 0
1699, June 1, The King. A similar acknowledgment as above (p. 857) of the receipt of T38/736, p. 187 1000 0 0
June 3, Richard Poyke, for 6 weeks on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew Esq. [the same being] due to me by virtue of the assignment from the said Mr. Killigrew [dated] on the 13th May last. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid., p. 188 12 0 0
June 6, Hester Walker, widow, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (The mark of Hester Walker). Ibid. 20 0 0
June 7, John Leech, coachman, in satisfaction for Hackney coaches by me furnished to the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington between the 18th February last and the 30th May last. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid. 19 8 0
June 10, Thomas Walton, clerk, as of his Majesty's bounty for my passage to Barbados "whether" I am going chaplain. (Signed: Thomas Walton). Ibid. 20 0 0
June 12, Daniel Wilmer and Rene Brebam 40s. each in full satisfaction for our extraordinary labour and pains in lodging the ingots of silver at the Exchequer which were produced out of the old hammered money, upon the late melting thereof, in order to their being carried to the Tower to be recoyned. (Signed: Rene Brebam, Dan Wilmer). Ibid. 4 0 0
June 16, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, in further part of a sum of 4000l. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty; making 3000l. thereof paid. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid., p. 189 1000 0 0
June 17, 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
1699, June 17, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 100 0 0
Thomas Lowther, in satisfaction for so much expended in passing several letters patent under the great seal of England, to wit, one for constituting the Right Honble. Charles Montague et al. as Treasury Lords; two for appointing the Rt. Honble. John Smith as Chancellor and under Treasurer of the Exchequer; and one for revoking the Commission for Prizes. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid. 267 12 0
June 26, Thomas Smeaton, for a quarter ended at Midsummer last 1699 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid., p. 190 5 0 0
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for the use of my son Oliver, as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards the support of my said son; and is for a quarter ended at Midsummer last 1699 on an allowance of 40l. per an. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
William Buss, for a quarter to Midsummer 1699 on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
John Rowill, for same quarter on an allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
George Simpson, for same quarter on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
June 29, Hanna Ward for the use of Mrs. Beauclair for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Beauclair. (Signed: Hannah Ward). Ibid., p. 191 25 0 0
June 30, Henry Shales, viz.: 25l. for same quarter's salary due to me for services relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). T38/736, p. 191 40 0 0
1699, June 30, The clerks of the Treasury for same quarter's salaries for our service as clerks belonging to the Treasury viz.:
£ s. d.
Christo[pher] Tilson 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Edwd. Webster 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Tho. Jett 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Thomas Medley 12 10 0
69 10 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
July 1, Col. Philip Howard, for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 30 0 0
Bernard Granville, for the charges in and about the receiving the yearly rent of 300l. payable to me for Mote Park. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid., p. 192 30 0 0
John Arnold, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: J. Arnold). Ibid. 200 0 0
July 3, Charles Nevill, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Charles Nevell). Ibid. 10 0 0
Judith Sturton for a quarter ended at Midsummer last on the allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for and towards the support of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid. 7 10 0
Eliza[beth] Freeman, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Freman). Ibid. 10 0 0
July 4, John Barber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess Clancarty, as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess: [and is] for the quarter ended at Midsummer last 1699. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 193 250 0 0
1699, July 4, 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
Sir Edward Sherburne, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Edw. Sherburn. Witness: Rich. Povey). Ibid. 50 0 0
July 11, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, to compleat the sum of 4000l. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). Ibid. 1000 0 0
July 15, William Bayly, for my pains and charges in attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington between 6 Dec. 1698 and 8 June 1699. (Signed: Wm. Baly). Ibid., p. 194 6 5 0
Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
July 28, Charles Harrison, for the use of my brother John Harrison of Seaford, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of his service for impresting seamen during the late war. (Signed: Cha. Harison). Ibid. 5 11 0
John South Esq., for the use of Capt. James Crofts, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Capt. Crofts. (Signed: J. Smith). Ibid. 100 0 0
Aug. 5, Richard Brayne, for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton, for one quarter ended at Midsummer last 1699 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mrs. Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid., p. 195 25 0 0
Aug. 8, Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 100 0 0
1699, Aug. 12, John Whitehead, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Whitehead). T38/736, p. 195 20 0 0
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
Aug. 22, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: as above). 100 0 0
Memorandum: this was paid in 10 weeks [instalments]. Ibid.
Sept. 4, William Grymes, in satisfaction for my labour, pains and charges in and about the abbreviating the Patent Rolls in the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th years of Queen Elizabeth containing 224 sheets of large royal paper close writ on both sides; and for search of 58 rolls and for making an alphabet to the said abbreviation. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). Ibid., p. 196 89 14 0
Sept. 5, Henry Killegrew for 4 weeks ending the 9th inst. on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
Sept. 6, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: as above). Ibid. 10 0 0
Sept. 9, Henry Killigrew, being for 17 weeks from May 13 last, being after the rate of 40s. per week [and is] to complete my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty to this 9th Sept. inst. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 34 0 0
Sept. 23, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks ending this day, on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid., p. 197 8 0 0
Sept. 29, John Rowill, for one quarter ended this day on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
1699, Sept. 29, Ann Cary, for the use of my son Lucius, Visct. Falkland, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ann Cary, witness: Maur Carroll). Ibid. 100 0 0
Thomas Smeaton, for one quarter ended this day on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid., p. 198 5 0 0
Sept. 30, Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for the use of my youngest son, as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards his support and maintenance; and is for the quarter ended the 29th inst. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
Oct. 2, The under clerks of the Treasury, for a quarter's salary due to us at Michaelmas last 1699 for our service as clerks belonging to the Treasury: viz.:
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
E. Webster 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Tho. Medley 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
69 10 0
[Autograph signatures].
Oct. 3, William Buss, for a quarter ended at Michaelmas last on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 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., p. 199 30 0 0
Judith Sturton, for same quarter on the allowance of 30l. per an. for and towards the support and maintenance of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid. 7 10 0
Philip Papillon, for the use of my father Thomas Papillon Esq., for 1¼ years at Midsummer 1698 on the additional allowance of 600l. per an. to my said father as one of the Commissioners for Victualling the Navy. (Signed: Phil Papillon). T38/736, p. 199 750 0 0
1699, Oct. 3. John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess, [and is] for the quarter ended at Michaelmas last 1699. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 250 0 0
Elizabeth Ward for the use of Mrs. Beauclair, for one quarter ended at Michaelmas last on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mrs. Beauclair. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid., p. 200 25 0 0
Oct. 4, Richard Brayne for the use of Susanna Foxton, for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mrs. Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
Oct. 5, Margaret Godet, for foreign Gazets and other Intelligences 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. 9, George Simpson, for a quarter to Michaelmas last 1699 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
Oct. 14, Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 150 0 0
Oct. 20, Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 201 16 0 0
John Gostling, clerk, in further part of the arrears of an allowance of 50l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty: viz. from Xmas 1688 (whereof already received 300l.); this sum making the said allowance paid to Christmas 1696. (Signed: John Gostling) 100 0 0
1699, Oct. 20, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Service, the sum of" 2000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
£ s. d.
1860 guineas at 21s. 6d. 1999 10 0
in silver 0 10 0
£2000 0 0
Ibid.
Rudolph Kien, his Majesty's Closet Keeper, for half a year ended at Michaelmas last on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid., p. 202 100 0 0
Oct. 28, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on my allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Nov. 1, Henry Shales, viz. 25l. for a quarter's salary due to me at Michaelmas last for services relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent due for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
Nov. 2, Thomas Reed, as of his Majesty's bounty, in reward for bringing letters from his Majesty's Ambassador in Turkey. (Signed: Tho. Reed). Ibid. 100 0 0
Nov. 4, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on my allowance as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 203 4 0 0
Nov. 11, Henry Killigrew, a like acquittance for the succeeding week ended this day. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 4 0 0
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
(Signed: William R.)
£ s. d.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
T38/736, p. 203.
1699, Nov. 14, John Taylour, viz. 459l. 19s. 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 6th of April last and this 14th day of November: and 30l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the accounts thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid., p. 204 489 19 6

Account.

Charge.
The moneys received by William Lowndes Esq., for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 6th April 1699, and the 14th November 1699, as by a certificate of Christopher Montague, Esq., Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer 14790 0 0
Discharge.
money resting due to the said William Lowndes on the foot of his last account closed the 6th April 1699 23 0 11
the other payments made by him by his Majesty's command within the said time, as by the aforegoing acquittances 14798 11 6
£14821 12 5
And so the said accomptant is in surplusage upon the foot of this accompt 31 12 5
which is to be satisfied or reteyned by him out of the next money that he shall receive for his Majesty's Secret Services.

Examined November 1699. J. Smith [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed and approved by the King the same day.

1699, Nov. 18, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on my allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 205 4 0 0
Nov. 24, Philip Ryley, for the use of Mrs. Elizabeth Ramsay, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: Phil. Ryley). Ibid. 50 0 0
Christopher Rich, viz.: 221l. for plays, acted before their Majesties between Jan. 1689–9 and January 1693–4; and 30l. for the moiety of a play acted by both Companies at Whitehall on 4th November 1697; and for the King's box in the play House in Drury Lane for the Czar of Muscovy, once in January and once in February 1697. (Signed: Chr. Rich). Ibid. 251 0 0
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 50 0 0
Nov. 27, Anthony Row, as of his Majesty's bounty to the town of Newmarket for the plate run for there in October last 1699: 100 guineas amounting to 107 10 0
(Signed: Anth. Row). Ibid., p. 206.
Dec. 1, Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks to end the 16th of this inst. December on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 16 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.
930 Guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
1699, Dec. 7, Henry Killigrew, for one week to end the 23rd inst. on my allowance [of 4l. per week] as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). T38/736, p. 207 4 0 0
Samuel Browne, for the use of Dr. Nicho[las] Onley, for two years' letters ending at Michaelmas last for his Majesty's grounds at Kensington in the parish of St. Margarets, Westminster. (Signed, Samuell Browne) 9 2 0
Prefixing: letter dated Dec. 4 1699 from said Onley [to the Auditor of the Receipt] requesting payment to said Browne of the above tithe.
Richard Powys, being so much by me expended in passing a new Commission under the great seal of England for appointing the Earl of Tankervill et al. to be Commissioners for the Treasury. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid. 97 16 0
Dec. 9, Peter Hume, in satisfaction of so much by me expended for half fees at the Exchequer etc. in receiving the sum of 1250l. for a bill drawn by Dr. Robinson, his Majesty's agent at Stockholm, on 6 May last upon William Lowndes for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: Pet. Hume). Ibid., p. 208 42 9 0
William Fisher for the use of the executors of Popham Seymour alias Conway Esq., in satisfaction of so much due to the said Seymour for the keeping of 80 red deer bought of the Duchess of Norfolk between the time of their being purchased and the delivery of them over to Lord Wharton, Chief Justice in Eyre on this side Trent, for his Majesty's use. (Signed: Wm. Fisher). Ibid. 100 0 0
Dec. 14, 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
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). 500l. in Bank Bills,
1699, Dec. 15, Elizabeth Arnold, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Arnold). Ibid., p. 209 50 0 0
Dec. 23, The King. The like acknowledgment under the sign manual as above for 1000 0 0
£ s. d.
930 Guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Rudolph Kien, for one quarter's travelling charges due to me at Xmas last 1699 as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
Dec. 26, Judith Sturton, for a quarter ended at Xmas 1699 on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty towards the support and maintenance of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid., p. 210 7 10 0
Col. Philip Howard, for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Edward Courtenay). Ibid. 30 0 0
Clerks of the Treasury, for same quarter's salary due to us for our service as clerks belonging to his Majesty's Treasury, viz.:
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Edw. Webster 12 10 0
Tho. Midley 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for same quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards the support and maintenance of my youngest son. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid., p. 211 10 0 0
1699, Dec. 26, Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). T38/736, p. 211 5 0 0
William Buss, for same quarter as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
George Simpson, for same quarter as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
John Rowill, for same quarter as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowel). Ibid. 5 0 0
Dec. 30, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day [on my allowance of 4l. per week] as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 212 4 0 0
1699–1700, Jan. 1, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, for the quarter ended at Xmas 1699 as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 250 0 0
Jan. 6, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on my allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Elizabeth Ward for the use of [Mrs.] Beauclair, for last Xmas quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. to the said Mrs. Beauclair as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward) 25 0 0
John Leech, for the hire of Hackney coaches by me furnished for the clerks and others in attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington and elsewhere from 30 May last to this 6th January. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid. 24 18 0
Thomas Lowther, viz.: 26l. 4s. 6d. for charges expended in passing a privy seal for taking in loans on the late Vote of Credit for the service of the Navy; and 30l. 14s. 0d. for the fees and charges of 3 warrants signed by his Majesty and entering the same at the Signet Office, to wit, one for paying 33,633l. for building Barracks in Ireland; one for allowing 173l. 17s. 9d. to such of the foreign Troops disbanded as are willing to settle there; and a third for allowing the subsistence which has been paid in Ireland to 3 English and 5 French Regiments; and four other Letters to the Lords Justices to wit two relating to the forfeited estate of Sir Valentin Brown; one concerning the fees for wool licences and another about the mills and weirs of Kilmainham: and for fees expended at the Exchequer for 81l. disbursed by Lord Lucas for his Majesty's service. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid., p. 213 56 18 6
1699–1700, Jan. 6, Margaret Godet, widow, for foreign Gazets and other Intelligences 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. 5 5 0
John Neal for copying several books containing Abstracts of the Accounts of the Revenues, Taxes and moneys borrowed between Michaelmas 1698 and Michaelmas 1699: and also for the warrants, commission and grants relating to Capt. Kidd's Expedition; and the grant to John Gore; and for the copies of several other papers and accounts delivered into the Parliament. (Signed: John Neale). Ibid. 28 3 0
Jan. 13, Henry Killigrew, for a week's allowance ended this day [of 4l. per week] as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Jan. 17, Henry Killigrew, the like acknowledgment for the week's allowance ending the 20th inst. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid., p. 214 4 0 0
Henry Shales, viz.: 25l. for a quarter's salary due to Xmas last for service relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance, and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). T38/736, p. 214 40 0 0
1699–1700, Jan. 18, Robert Churchill, for one year's Poor rate due at Xmas last, for his Majesty's House at Kensington lying within the parish of St. Margaret's, Westminster. (Signed: Robert Churchill). Ibid. 5 0 0
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's bounty to me [and is] for one quarter of a year ended at Michaelmas 1698. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney. Ibid. 1000 0 0
Jan. 27, Edward, Earl of Jersey, one thousand guineas, being 1075l., in satisfaction of so much expended by me (when Ambassador in France) in buying a velvet bed with gold galloons, chairs and other furniture belonging [thereto], pursuant to his Majesty's commands and for his Majesty's use. (Signed: Jersey). Ibid., p. 215 1075 0 0
Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Richard Brayne, for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton for one quarter ended at Xmas last on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richard Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
Miles Granger, for fees and charges for a warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland relating to the Contingencies of the Army and entering the same at the Signet Office and for another warrant under his Majesty's royal sign manual; and for a warrant and order signed by the Lords of the Treasury for the payment of 7086l. 17s. 0d. to Charles Fleury Esq., for goods taken from the French at Fort Bourbon in 1696 and delivered to the Hudson's Bay Company. (Signed: M. Granger). Ibid. 13 4 0
1699–1700, Feb.1, Henry Killigrew, for one week ended Feb. 3 inst. on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 216 4 0 0
Feb. 8, Henry Killigrew, the like acknowledgement for the succeeding week's allowance to Feb. 10th: (similarly signed). Ibid. 4 0 0
Culverwell Needler, fifty guineas, as of his Majesty's bounty and in reward for my pains and service relating to the Public Acts which passed in the last Session of Parliament 1698–9. (Signed: Culverwell Needler). Ibid. 53 15 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.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Feb. 9, Thomas Lowndes, 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 one year's tax ended on the 15th inst. to the third 3s. Aid: to wit on:
£ s. d.
William Glanville 15 0 0
John Taylour 15 0 0
Richard Powys 15 0 0
Christopher Tilson 15 0 0
Thomas Bendyshe 6 0 0
Edward Webster 6 0 0
Miles Grainger 6 0 0
Thomas Jett 6 0 0
84 0 0
(Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid., p. 217.
Feb. 10, James Roach, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ja. Roch). Ibid. 50 0 0
1699–1700, Feb. 15, The King. The like acknowledgment as above (p. 873) under the sign manual, for 500 0 0
£ s. d.
465 guineas 499 17 6
silver 0 2 6
£500 0 0
T 38/736, p. 217
Feb. 17, Henry Killigrew, for one week due this day on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 218 4 0 0
Feb. 22, Henry Killigrew: the like acknowledgment for the week ending the 24th inst 4 0 0
William Grymes, for my labour, pains and charges in and about the abbreviating the patent rolls in the 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th years of Queen Elizabeth, containing 258 sheets of large royal paper close writ on all sides at 6s. per sheet and for search of 55 rolls and for making an alphabet to the said abbreviation. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). Ibid. 87 10 6
March 4, Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks to end March 16 inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 12 0 0
John Baber (by virtue of a letter of attorney from the Lady Margaret MacCarty) for one quarter due at Xmas last to the said Lady McCarty on an allowance of 200l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 219 50 0 0
March 14, 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" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
£ s. d.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
1699–1700, March 14, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's royal bounty: for one quarter of a year ended at Xmas 1698. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid. 1000 0 0
March 21, Hester Walker, in satisfaction of so much due to me from a Company of Miners [Engineers] employed in the reduction of Limerick. (The mark of Hester Walker). Ibid., p. 220 15 8 4
March 25, Judith Sturton, for a quarter ended this day on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty towards the support and maintenance of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid. 7 10 0
Henry Killigrew, for two weeks to end the 30th inst. on [my allowance of] 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
Ann Cary, for the use of my son Lucius, Visct. Falkland as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty towards his support and maintenance. (Signed: Ann Cary. Witness: Maur. Carroll). Ibid. 100 0 0
March 26, Thomas Smeaton, for one quarter ended the 25th inst. on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid., p. 221 5 0 0
George Simpson, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for same quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty for and towards the support and maintenance of my youngest son. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 100 0 0
1700, March 26, The clerks of the Treasury for 1700 Lady day quarter's salary for our service as clerks of the Treasury: to wit
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Thomas Bendyshe 5 0 0
Edw. Webster 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Thomas Medley 12 10 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures). T38/736, p. 221.
Col. Philip Howard, for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Thomas Morgan). Ibid., p. 222 30 0 0
Robert Green, as of his Majesty's bounty to me and in reward for my attendance on the Treasury Lords for one year from Xmas 1698 to Xmas 1699. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 20 0 0
William Buss, for a quarter ended the 25th inst. on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
Richard Brayne, for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton for same quarter on her allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
March 27, Rudolph Kien, for same quarter on my allowance of 200l. per an. for travelling charges [as Keeper of His Majesty's Closet]. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid., p. 223 50 0 0
March 28, The King. "We acknowledge to have received from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of" 1500 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
£ s. d.
1395 guineas 1499 12 6
silver 0 7 6
£1500 0 0
Ibid.
1700, March 29, Elizabeth Ward, for the use of [Mrs.] Beauclair for one quarter ended the 25th inst. on the allowance of 100l. per an. to the said Mrs. Beauclair. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid. 25 0 0
Henry Shales, 25l. for same quarter's salary for service relating to the contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid., p. 224 40 0 0
John Rowill, for same quarter on his allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
March 30, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney from her), for same quarter as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 250 0 0
John Baber, for the use of the Lady Margaret MacCartie (by virtue of a letter of attorney from her) for same quarter, as of his Majesty's royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 50 0 0
April 4, Charles Hayes, as of his Majesty's royal bounty for my passage to Jamaica, whither I am going, to be schoolmaster. (Signed: Ch. Hayes). Ibid. 20 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
£ s. d.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid., p. 225.
April 9, Lewis Chadwick, as of his Majesty's bounty for my passage to the Leeward Islands, whither I am going chaplain. (Signed: Lewis Chadwick). Ibid. 20 0 0
1700, April 9, Margaret Godet, 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 per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). T38/736, p. 225 5 5 0
April 13, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks ended this day, on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 226 8 0 0
April 15, Charles Twittey, for one year's allowance ended at Lady day last 1700 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 16, Philip Ryley, for the use of Elizabeth Ramsey, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: Phil. Ryley). Ibid. 50 0 0
Percivall Brunskill, as of his Majesty's free gift in consideration whereof I do hereby promise not to give his Majesty or the Lords of the Treasury the trouble of any further solicitations. (Signed: Percivall Brunskill). Ibid. 50 0 0
April 17, Henry Killigrew, for one week's allowance to the 20th April inst. [on my allowance of 4l. per week] as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
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). Ibid., p. 227.
April 18, The King. The like acknowledgment, under the sign manual, of the receipt of 1000 0 0
Ibid.
April 20, Thomas Bendysh, for the charges of passing two privy seals, viz. one for [taking in] loans [on the credit of the 2s. Aid] and the other for appointing Receivers General of the 2s. Aid for the year 1700; and for the fees in several Offices for 4 warrants under the King's sign manual sent to Ireland for the public service; viz.: one for finishing [the building of the] Barracks; one for half pay to the officers employed therein, one for paying for powder sent to the Stores in Ireland; and the other for stating the accounts of three French Regiments there. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 76 8 6
1700, April 22, Thomas Powell, in satisfaction of so much expended by his Majesty's command and for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: Tho. Powell). (In the margin: Mr. Hill's servant). Ibid., p. 228 250 0 0
April 24, Henry Killigrew, for one week to end the 27th inst. on my allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Elizabeth Smith, wife of Edmund Smith Esq., his Majesty's Consul at the Canaries (who is put into the Inquisition in Spain) for a week ending this day on an allowance which his Majesty is pleased to make to me as of his royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
April 27, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to end May 11 next on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
April 29, Daniel Bernard, in part of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's particular command. (Signed: D. Bernard). Ibid., p. 229 100 0 0
May 1, Elizabeth Smith, for one week ending this day [on my] allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
May 6, Daniel Bernard, in further part of the abovesaid 1800l. (Signed: D. Bernard). (In the margin: a Bank bill No. 2977). Ibid. 100 0 0
1700, May 8, 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.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
T38/736, p. 226.
May 10, Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid., p. 230 50 0 0
May 11, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks ending the 25th inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
May 15, Elizabeth Smith, for 2 weeks ended this day on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's particular command. (Signed: D. Bernard) 100 0 0
James Crofts, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: J. Crofts). Ibid. 50 0 0
Henry Crofts, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: H. Crofts). Ibid. 50 0 0
May 12, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's royal bounty [and is] for one quarter of a year ended at Lady day 1699. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid., p. 231 1000 0 0
May 17, Thomas Lechmere, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Lechmere). Ibid. 50 0 0
May 23, Hester Walker, on account of a greater sum due and owing to me from several Regiments for provisions which I supplied them with in Ireland during the time of the War there; his Majesty of his royal bounty being pleased to direct this sum to be paid me in part. (The mark of Hester Walker). Ibid. 30 0 0
1700, May 23, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty [and is] for one quarter of a year ended at Midsummer 1699. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid. 1000 0 0
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" 1300 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). Ibid., p. 232.
May 29, Daniel Bernard, in further part of a sum of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's particular command. (Signed: D. Bernard). Ibid. 200 0 0
Henry Killegrew, for 2 weeks to end June 8 next on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
Elizabeth Smith, for so much due for 2 weeks ended the 29th inst. on the weekly sum of 4l. which his Majesty of his royal bounty is pleased to allow me. (Signed: Eliz. Smith) 8 0 0
June 12, Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's particular command. (Signed: D. Bernard). Ibid., p. 233 200 0 0
Elizabeth Smith for 2 weeks ended this day on my allowance as above p. 880. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
Henry Killegrew, for 2 weeks to end the 22nd inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
Bernard Granville, in satisfaction of so much expended for fees and charges relating to my receiving the rent of 300l. per an. for Mote Park. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 36 0 0
1700, June 19, Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. expended by me ut supra p. 881. (Signed: D. Bernard). In the margin: per Bank Bill No. 124. T 38/736, p. 234 100 0 0
June 20, Elizabeth Arnold, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Arnold). Ibid. 50 0 0
Elizabeth Smith for 2 weeks to end the 26th inst. on 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 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). In the margin: 10 Bank Bills Nos. 115 to 123 inclusive and No. 238 each for 100l. Ibid.
June 21, John Hearn, one of the Surveyors of the Duties on Marriages, Births and Burials and the Duties on Houses for co. Bucks., to reimburse me so much paid to the Land Tax for the year 1699 in respect of my salary for the said employment, according to a report made by the Agents for Taxes to the Treasury Lords in this behalf. (Signed: John Hearne. Witnesses Jno. Wyatt, Robt. Gibbs). Ibid., p. 235 10 0 0
June 25, Col. Philip Howard, for one quarter ended at Midsummer 1700 on my allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Saml. Bedwell). Ibid. 30 0 0
June 26, Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
William Buss, for same quarter on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid. 2 0 0
1700, June 26, Judith Sturton, for same quarter on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty towards the support and maintenance of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid. p. 236 7 10 0
George Simpson, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for same quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty for and towards the support of my youngest son. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
Sir John Stanley, to be disposed according to his Majesty's command for furniture for the William and Mary yacht. (Signed: J. Stanley). Ibid. 200 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). In 10 Bank Bills Nos. 355 to 364 inclusive of 100l. each. Ibid., p. 237.
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: [and is] for half a year ended at Xmas last. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). In the margin: in 20 Bank Bills Nos. 227 to 239, 332 to 338 inclusive for 100l. each. Ibid. 2000 0 0
John Rowill for last Midsummer quarter 1700 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
Elizabeth Ward, for the use of [Mrs.] Beauclair, for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Beauclair. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid., p. 238 25 0 0
1700, June 26, Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. by me expended by his Majesty's special command and for his Majesty's service. (Signed: D. Bernard). T 38/736, p. 238 100 0 0
John Taylour, 835l. 18s. 0d. in satisfaction for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury for the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 14th Nov. 1699 and this 26th July [sic for June] 1700; and 50l. for my own pains, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the accounts thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour) 885 18 0
Account.
Charge.
The moneys received by William Lowndes for his Majesty's Secret Services between 14 November 1699 and 26 June 1700, as by a certificate from Charles Montague Esq., Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer 25210 0 0
Discharge.
money resting due to the said William Lowndes on the foot of his last accompt closed the 14th day of November 1699 31 12 5
the other payments made by him to his Majesty or pursuant to his Majesty's directions between 14 Nov. 1699 and 26 June 1700 26586 0 10
£26617 13 3
and so the said accomptant is in surplusage upon the foot of this accompt (which [surplusage] is to be satisfied or retained by him out of the next money that shall be received by him for his Majesty's Secret Services) 1407 13 3

Examined 29 June, 1700. J. Smith [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed and approved by the King, 3 July, 1700. Ibid., p. 239.

1700, June 29, The clerks of the Treasury, for a quarter's salary due at Midsummer 1700: viz.
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Thomas Bendyshe 5 0 0
Chris. Tilson for Edwd. Webster 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Chris. Tilson for Thos. Medley 12 10 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid., p. 240.
Elizabeth, relict of Dr. Robert Grove, late bishop of Chichester, as of his Majesty's free gift and bounty. (Signed: E. Grove). Ibid. 100 0 0
Mary MacCarty Reah (Reagh), as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to carry her to Ireland. In the margin: the minute on her petition is "Give her 100l. to go home but not to come again." (Signed: M. Macarthie Reagh). Ibid. 100 0 0
July 3, Elizabeth Smith, for one week's allowance to this day, as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
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" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). In the margin: Bank [notes] Nos. 200 to 208 inclusive and No. 122, ten in all, each for 100l. Ibid., p. 241.
The King. The like receipt for 806l. 5s. 0d. "being a moiety of 1612l. 10s. 0d. recovered from the Affrican Company and paid into our Exchequer" 806 5 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). In the margin: Bank Bills Nos. 123 and 125–9 and 351–2, being 8 in all, each for 100l. and 6l. 5s. 0d. in [silver] money. Ibid.
1700, July 3, Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's special command: making 1000l. thereof paid. (Signed: D. Bernard). In the margin: Bank note No. 350: 100l. T 38/736, p. 242 100 0 0
Rudolph Kien, for one quarter's travelling charges due to me at Midsummer last 1700 as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: Rudolph Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
July 4, Henry Killigrew, for four weeks to the 20th inst., on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 16 0 0
Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton for one quarter ended at Midsummer 1700 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mrs. Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
John Leech, in full satisfaction for the hire of Hackney coaches by me furnished for the clerks and others to attend the Treasury Lords at Kensington and Hampton Court from 6 Jan. 1699–1700 to 3 July 1700. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid., p. 243 49 16 0
Col. John Meautys, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Jo. Meautys). Ibid. 50 0 0
John Baptist Draghi, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Baptist Draghi). Ibid. 50 0 0
Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for a quarter's salary to Midsummer 1700 for business relating to the Contracts made by the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for the same quarter's rent for the house in which Captain Porter lives. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
July 9, Robert, Earl of Roscommon, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Roscommon: witness: William Glanvill). Ibid. 100 0 0
1700, July 10, Ann Cary, for the use of my son Lucius Henry, Viscount Falkland, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to him for and towards his support and maintenance. (Signed: Ann Cary. witness: Maur. Carroll). Ibid., p. 244 100 0 0
John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney), as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess: [and is] for the quarter ended at Midsummer 1700. (Signed: John Baber).
In the margin:
£ s. d.
Bank Bills No. 255 50 0 0
No. 376 100 0 0
No. 97 100 0 0
250 0 0
Ibid.
John Baber, for the use of the Lady Margaret McCarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney from her), as of his Majesty's royal bounty to her: [and is] for the quarter ended at Midsummer 1700. (Signed: John Baber). In the margin: Bank Bill No. 254. Ibid. 50 0 0
Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. for money expended for his Majesty's service and by his special command (and makes 1100l. paid thereon). (Signed: D. Bernard). In the margin: B[ank] Bill No. 149. Ibid. 100 0 0
July 11, Margaret Godet for foreign Gazets and other Intelligences by me 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., p. 245 5 5 0
Elizabeth Smith, for one week's allowance to the 10th inst as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
Mary Hill, as of his Majesty's bounty to John Hill my husband to satisfy a fine of 40s. imposed on him the last assizes at Chelmsford for an assault and battery. (The mark of Mary Hill). Ibid. 2 0 0
1700, July 13, Henry Killigrew, for two weeks to end the 4th August next on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). T 38/736, p. 245 8 0 0
Miles Granger, in satisfaction for so much by me expended for the charge in several Offices of [passing] his Majesty's warrants relating to the pay of his Majesty's Forces sent to Ireland and for allowances of money paid by way of consideration there; as also for a sign manual warrant and order for paying 10,200l. to Mr. Fern for Secret Services. (Signed: M. Granger). Ibid. 18 8 6
July 16, Ann Bowtell, relict of William Bowtell merchant deceased, in further part of 746l. certified in a report made by Brook Bridges Esq., one of his Majesty's Auditors of Imprests, to be due to my said husband for Redemption of English captives [in Barbary]: the present sum together with 342l. 0s. 8d. directed to be paid [to me] by the executors of Robert Squibb Esq., deceased and also 150l. otherwise paid to me, makes 542l. 0s. 8d. satisfied in part of the said 746l. (Signed: Ann Bowtell). Ibid., p. 246 50 0 0
July 17, Elizabeth Smith, for a week's allowance as of his Majesty's bounty [and is for the week] ended this day. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. by me expended by his Majesty's command and for his Majesty's special service, making 1200l. thereof paid. (Signed: D. Bernard). Ibid. 100 0 0
Catherine O'Hara, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Catherine O'Hara). In the margin: the minute is "Give her 10l. but my Lords will not be troubled with any further solicitations." Ibid. 10 0 0
1700, July 17, William Tagg, as of his Majesty's bounty, in consideration of my service and attendance at the gate of his Majesty's Privy Garden. (The mark of William Tagg). Ibid. 10 0 0
July 20, Jaspar English, to be distributed by me as his Majesty's bounty to the Ministers that preach at Hampton Court in the King's absence this summer. (Signed: Jas. English). Ibid., p. 247 20 0 0
Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 100 0 0
July 23, Henry Killigrew for two weeks to end the 18th of August next on my allowance of 4l. per week, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
July 24, Richard Uthwayte, for the use of Richard Hill Esq., in satisfaction of so much by him remitted to Mr. Marmande by his Majesty's direction signified to the Treasury Lords by Mr. Blathwayt's letter of the 16/26 instant: which sum is intended to be paid over by the said Marmande as his Majesty's bounty and reward to Don Paulo de la Sierra, a Spanish cornet who was employed the last year in carrying O'Bryan from Brussels to Breda. (Signed: R. Uthwat). Ibid. 50 0 0
Thomas Row, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Rowe). Ibid., p. 248 50 0 0
Eliza[beth] Smith, for five weeks from the 17th inst. for and until the 21st of August next on an allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 20 0 0
Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's special command: and makes 1300l. paid. (Signed: D. Bernard) 100 0 0
1700, July 25, William Grymes, for my pains and charges in and about the abbreviating the Patent Rolls in the 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th years of Queen Elizabeth and for search of 66 records and for making an alphabet to the said abbreviation. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). T 38/736, p. 248 108 14 0
William Bayly, for my pains and charges in attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington and Hampton Court between the 25th of October 1699 and the 2nd of July 1700. (Signed: Wm. Baly). Ibid. 12 10 0
July 26, Edward Howard, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Edward Howard). Ibid., p. 249 50 0 0
Aug. 1, Daniel Bernard, in further part of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's special command: making 1400l. paid. (Signed: D. Bernard). Ibid. 100 0 0
Aug. 8, Daniel Bernard, the further sum of 100l., making 1500l. received in part of 1800l. ut supra. (Signed: ut supra) 100 0 0
Aug. 15, Daniel Bernard, the further sum of 100l. making 1600l. received in part of 1800l. ut supra. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 100 0 0
Aug. 24, Daniel Bernard, the further sum of 100l. making 1700l. received in part of 1800l. by me expended ut supra. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 100 0 0
Aug. 21, Henry Killigrew for three weeks' allowance to Sept. 7 next. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 250 12 0 0
Aug. 29, Daniel Bernard, to complete the satisfaction of 1800l. by me expended for his Majesty's service and by his Majesty's special command. (Signed: D. Bernard). Ibid. 100 0 0
Aug. 30, Henry Killigrew for three weeks to end on Sept. 28 next on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 12 0 0
1700, Sept. 10, Henry Killigrew, for two weeks to end Oct. 12 next on an allowance of 4l. per week ut supra p. 890. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 8 0 0
Sept. 13, Bernard Granville Esq., in satisfaction of so much stopt at the Exchequer out of the rent of 300l. per an. payable by his Majesty for Mote Park, on account of taxes charged thereupon. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid., p. 251 65 0 0
Sept. 18, Elizabeth Smith, for 4 weeks ended this day on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 16 0 0
Elizabeth Smith, the further sum of 4l. for a week's allowance: [to wit the week] ended this day. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 4 0 0
Sept. 27, Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks to end the 2nd of November next on my allowance [of 4l. per week]. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 12 0 0
Sept. 30, Thomas Smeaton, for a quarter ended at Michaelmas 1700 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
John Rowill, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
Judith Sturton, for same quarter on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty towards the maintenance of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid., p. 252 7 10 0
George Simpson for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
Oct. 2, Elizabeth Ward, for the use of [Mrs.] Beauclair, for same quarter on her allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid. 25 0 0
Elizabeth Smith for one week ended this day on [my] allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
1700, Oct. 2, William Buss, for a quarter due at Michaelmas last 1700 on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). T38/736, p. 252 2 0 0
John Gostling, clerk, in further part of the arrears of an allowance of 50l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty from Xmas 1688; whereof already received 400l.: this [present] sum making the said allowance paid to Xmas 1698. (Signed: John Gostling). Ibid., p. 253 100 0 0
Oct. 3, Col. Philip Howard for a quarter ended at Michaelmas last on my allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Edw. Allmond). Ibid. 30 0 0
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for a quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty towards the maintenance of my youngest son. (Signed: E. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
Oct. 4, Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to end the 16th November next [on my allowance of 4l. per week] as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 8 0 0
[July 30], William Blathwayt to William Lowndes dated from Dieren the 10th of August s[tilo] n[ovo].
"Sir. You may expect the return of your papers signed by the King with the next post. In the mean while I am to signify to you his Majesty's pleasure that 7000l. having been appointed by his Majesty before his coming away to be paid by you within nine months as directed by his Majesty, you do take care to compleat the payment of the said sum within the present month of August and the months of September and October following."
Docqueted in Lowndes's handwriting
"from Mr. Blathwayt 10th Aug. 1700 about 7000l. to be paid out of Secret Service in the months of Aug., Sept. and Oct. 1700." Ibid., p. 252.
1700, Sept. 24, Oct. 4, the Earl of Jersey dated from Loo Oct. 4 1700 to William Lowndes.
"Sir. This is to desire you to pay to Mr. Prior the 7000l. (as you receive it) which his Majesty was pleased to order me out of the Secret Service money. At my return to England I shall be ready to give you what other discharge you desire for the said sum and shall always acknowledge the obligations I have to you. I am with great truth" etc. Ibid.
Same to same dated from London 8 August 1700.
"Sir. Believing that Mr. Blathwayt may have orders to let you know that his Majesty directs the payment of the 7000l. in the months of August, September and October in the year 1700 I take the freedom to trouble you with this to desire the continuance of your care and kindness in this affair. I am with great truth" etc. Ibid., p. 255.
Oct. 3, Received then of William Lowndes Esq. by me Matthew Pryor by the direction and for the use of the Rt. Honble. the Earl of Jersey the sum of 3500l. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Earl. (Signed: Mat. Prior. Witness: Jno. Thral; B. Bartlock). In the margin: Bank notes l.
No. 121 500
No. 104–117 1400
No. 170 100
No. 199 100
No. 39 200
No. 53 300
No. 66 500
No. 166 400
£3500 3500 0 0
Ibid.
1700, Oct. 4, The clerks of the Treasury as follows, for a quarter's salary due at Michaelmas last 1700: viz.:
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
Christopher Tilson for Mr. Webster 12 10 0
Christopher Tilson for Mr. Medley 12 10 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures). T38/736, p. 256.
Oct. 8, Margaret Godet, for one quarter ended at Michaelmas 1700 on my allowance of 21l. per an. for furnishing Foreign Gazets and other Intelligences for the use of the Treasury Lords [to wit] in the months of July and August and September last at the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty [and is] for a quarter of a year ended at Lady day last 1700. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid. 1000 0 0
Oct. 9, Elizabeth Smith for one week ended this day on [my] allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid., p. 257 4 0 0
Oct. 16, Elizabeth Smith, for one week ended this day on [my] allowance ut supra. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 4 0 0
Oct. 18, Richard Gregson for the charges in several offices of passing a privy seal for paying at the Receipt of the Exchequer the salaries of several officers at Hampton Court. (Signed: Ri. Gregson) 38 5 0
Oct. 19, Henry Killigrew, for a week to end the 23rd of November next on my allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
1700, Oct. 23, Henry Killigrew: the like receipt for the week to end November 30 next. (Signed: ut supra) 4 0 0
Elizabeth Smith, for one week ended this day on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
Matthew Aylmer, for charges by me expended in receiving 663l. 1s. 5d. at the Exchequer which had been supplied by me to Capt. De la Val on account of his negotiation with the Emperor of Morocco for the Redemption of [English] captives [in Barbary]. (Signed: M. Aylmer). Ibid., p. 258 20 13 0
Oct. 28, (? 27) received then of William Lowndes by me Edward, Earl of Jersey, 3500l. which with the like sum of 3500l. received by Matthew Pryor Esq., on the 3rd inst. by my direction and for my use is to complete a sum of 7000l. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to me according to a signification of his Majesty's pleasure in this behalf. (Signed: Jersey. Witness: John Gerard). In the margin: Bank notes l.
No. 335 500
No. 334 500
No. 336 to 360 2500
£3500 3500 0 0
Ibid.
Oct. 25, John Baber, for the use of Eliz., Countess of Clancarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney), as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess for the quarter ended at Michaelmas 1700. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 250 0 0
John Baber, for the Lady Margaret McCarty for a quarter to Michaelmas last 1700l. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 50 0 0
Oct. 26, Robert Green, for going on several messages for his Majesty's service. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid., p. 259 5 2 6
1700, Oct. 31. 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 Service, the sum of" 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). T38/736, p. 259.
Nov. 1, Richard Brayne, by virtue of a letter of attorney, for the use of Susanna Foxton for a quarter ended at Michaelmas last on her allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
Nov. 2, Henry Killigrew, for one week to end the 7th of December next, on my allowance as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Henry Shales, viz. 25l. for a quarter's salary due at Michaelmas last to me for service relating to the Contracts of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Hen. Shales). Ibid., p. 260 40 0 0
Eliz[abeth] Smith, for two weeks to end the 6th inst. on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
Nov. 4, Philip Ryley, for the use of Elizabeth Ramsay as of her Majesty's free gift and "Ryley" [sic] bounty to her. (Signed: Phil. Ryley). Ibid. 50 0 0
Nov. 6, Charles Caezar, Esq., 100 guineas, as of his Majesty's allowance to the town of Newmarket for the plate run for there in October last. (Signed: C. Caesar). Ibid. 107 10 0
Nov. 7, Henry Killigrew, for 9 weeks to Feb. 8 next inclusive on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 36 0 0
1700, Nov. 11, Isaac Teal for the use of Adam de Cardonnel for the [Exchequer] charges on receiving the sum of 422l. 18s. 0d. at the Exchequer, to be remitted by the said Mr. de Cardonell to Monsieur Rosendale for the charge of keeping Irish prisoners sent from Loo to the gaol at Arnheim. (Signed: Isaac Teale). Ibid., p. 261 11 6 6
Nov. 13, 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). Ibid.
Nov. 22, Thomas Davis, for providing hay for the deer in Audley End Park, for 2 years ended at Michaelmas last. (Signed: Tho. Davis). Ibid. 52 0 0
Henry Killigrew, for one week to end the 15th of February next on my allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Nov. 27, Elizabeth Smith, for three weeks ended this 27th November 1700 [on the weekly allowance to me] as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid., p. 262 12 0 0
Matthew Aylmer, for the use of Thomas Starr, gaol keeper at Dover, for his extraordinary charges in keeping and securing persons who came from France and Flanders in the year 1697 without passes. (Signed: M. Aylmer) 13 6 2
Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 100 0 0
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: Bank Bills
Nos. 180 to 183
No. 138
No. 141
No. 164
Nos. 299–30
each for 100l.
T38/736, p. 262.
1700, Nov. 29, Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: C. Cavan) 50 0 0
In the margin: In consideration of this 50l. the Countess is to go to Ireland and not to solicite here for any more money. Ibid., p. 263.
Richard Powys [for so much] by me expended in passing a privy seal for the salaries for the woodward and under woodward of New Forest and other warrants relating thereunto. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid. 41 14 0
Tho. Bendyshe, being for the charges by me expended in passing two privy seals viz. one for appointing Receivers General of the Continued Duties on Marriages etc. and the other for the Duties on Houses. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 48 13 0
Dec. 4, Henry Killigrew for one week to end 22 February next on [my] allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 4 0 0
Elizabeth Smith, for 2 weeks to end the 11th inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
Dec. 7, Henry Feme, for interest of 10,000l. by "him" [sic for me] advanced on June 2 last for his Majesty's service at the rate of 6 per cent. and from that date to the respective times of repayment undermentioned: viz.
for 10,000l. from 2 June to 2 July 1700–50l. interest
for 8,000l. from 2 July to 2 Aug. 40l. interest
for 6000l. from 2 Aug. to 2 Sept. 1700–30l. interest
for 4000l. from 2 Sept. to 2 Oct. 1700–20l. interest
for 2000l. from 2 Oct. to 2 Nov. 1700–10l. interest 150 0 0
and for Exchequer fees on receiving back the said 10,000l. on the respective days abovementioned 255 14 0
and also for interest at the rate of 5 per cent. for 1770l. 9s. 1½d. advanced by "him" [sic for me] pursuant to his Majesty's direction to Col. Codrington, Governor of the Leeward Islands, in satisfaction of so much due to him as executor to his father the late Governor there, to wit [interest] from 4 June last to 1st Oct. following 34 12 6
the above three sums amounting in all to 440l. 6s. 6d. (Signed: Hen. Ferne). Ibid., p. 264.
1700, Dec. 7, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid. 5 0 0
William Middleton, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Wm. Middleton). Ibid. 40 0 0
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
Prefixing: the King's sign manual). Ibid., p. 265.
Dec. 9, Thomas Lowther, in satisfaction of so much by me expended in passing a commission under the great seal of England for appointing the Rt. Honble. Sidney, Lord Godolphin et al. [as] Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid. 97 16 0
1700, Dec. 9, John Taylour, 645l. 10s. 0d. in satisfaction for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury for the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 26th day of June 1700 and this 9th day of December instant; and 50l. for my own pains, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the accounts thereof. (Signed: Jo. Taylour). T38/736, p. 265 695 10 0
Charge.
£ s. d.
the moneys received by William Lowndes Esq., for his Majesty's Secret Services from the 26th day of June 1700 and the 9th day of December 1700 inclusive as by a certificate of the Rt. Honble. Charles Montagu Esq., Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer 20000 0 0
Discharge.
the money resting due to the said William Lowndes on the foot of his last account closed on the 26th day of June 1700 inclusive 1407 13 3
the other payments made by him the said William Lowndes to his Majesty or pursuant to his Majesty's directions between the said 26th day of June 1700 exclusive and the 9th day of December 1700 inclusive as by the aforegoing acquittances amount to 18494 16 4
£19902 9 5
Remains: so remains in the hands of said William Lowndes this 19th day of December 1700, which is to be carried to his next account, the sum of 97 10 7
Examined 17 December 1700 by J. Smith [Chancellor of the Exchequer]
and signed and approved by the King the same 17th December 1700. Ibid., p. 266.
1700, Dec. 14, Henry Killigrew, for two weeks to end the 8th March next on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty (by advance). (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 267 8 0 0
Dec. 18, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 50 0 0
Dec. 19, Elizabeth Smith, for three weeks to end on January 1 next, on an allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 12 0 0
Elizabeth Arnold, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Arnold). Ibid. 50 0 0
Dec. 26, Judith Sturton, for a quarter ending at Xmas 1700 on the allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty towards maintenance of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid. 7 10 0
Clerks of the Treasury as follows, for same quarter's salary: viz.
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
ditto pro Edwd. Webster 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Chris[topher] Tilson pro Tho. Medley 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
Dec. 28, George Simpson, for same quarter on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid., p. 268 5 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
John Rowill, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
1700, Dec. 28, William Buss, for same quarter on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: William Buss). T38/736, p. 268 2 0 0
Dec. 30, Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for same quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty towards the maintenance of my youngest son. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
Dec. 31. 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: Bank Bills of 100l. each.
l.
No. 258 100 dated 20 Dec., 1700.
Nos. 260–1 200 dated 19 Dec. 1700.
Nos. 266–8 300
No. 270 100
No. 276 100
Nos. 231–2 200 dated 19 Dec. 1700.
Ibid.
1700–1, Jan. 4, Elizabeth Ward, for the use of Dorothy Beauclair, for a quarter ended at Xmas last 1700 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid. 25 0 0
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty, for half a year ended at Michaelmas 1700. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney) 2000 0 0
In the margin: Bank Bills dated 2 Jan. 1700–1 from No. 321 inclusive being for 100l. apiece. Ibid., p. 269.
Jan. 8, Elizabeth Smith, for two weeks ending 15th of this inst. January on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith.) Ibid. 8 0 0
Margaret Godet for the Foreign Gazets furnished to the Treasury Lords for the months of October, November and December last 1700. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0