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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

1700–1, Jan. 8, 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 dated 3 Jan. 1700–1 Nos. 149 to 158 both inclusive each for 100l. Ibid.
Jan. 15, Henry Shales, viz. 25l. for last Xmas quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. to me for service relating to the contracts of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for a quarter's rent due at the same time for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 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 1699 to Xmas 1700. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 20 0 0
Jan. 16, John Baber, for the use of Eliza, Countess of Clancarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney), for the quarter ended at Xmas 1700 as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 270 250 0 0
John Baber, by letter of attorney, for the Lady Margaret McCarty for same quarter, (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 50 0 0
Col. Philip Howard for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 30 0 0
Jan. 18, Rudolph Kien Esq., Closet Keeper to his Majesty, due to me for half a year at Xmas 1700 for travelling charges. (Signed: Rudolph Kien). Ibid. 100 0 0
Jan. 22, Elizabeth Smith for one week ended this day [on my allowance], as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Smith). Ibid. 4 0 0
1700–1, Jan. 24, Mary Bourn, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Mary Bourne). T38/736, p. 270 20 0 0
Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 100 0 0
Gilbert Edwards gent, as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Gilbert Edwards). Ibid., p. 271. 30 0 0
Jan. 26, Mris. Ann Carey for the use of my son Lucius Henry, Visct. Falkland, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to him, for and towards his support and maintenance. (Signed: Ann Cary. Witness: Marr Carroll). Ibid. 100 0 0
Jan. 30, Chris [topher] Tilson for the writing of one large book containing the docquets of all grants from — to — and for the making an index to the same and taking several abstracts and accounts of grants thereout. (Signed: Chris. Tilson). Ibid. 30 0 0
Jan. 31, Thomas Blissct and William Brown, churchwardens of the parish of St. Margaret Westminister, for one year's rate at Xmas last 1700 for the poor of the said parish for his Majesty's house at Kensington. (Signed: Thomas Blyssett, Wm. Browne). Ibid. 5 0 0
Miles Granger, for the charge of a conveyance, to his Majesty's use, of the custody of the House Park and other things at Hampton Court. (Signed: M. Granger). Ibid. 12 0 0
Richard Goard (Gourd), in reward for my service to his Majesty's at his first landing in the West. (Signed: Ric. Goard). Ibid. 20 0 0
Feb. 7, William Grymes, for my pains and charges in and about the abbreviating the Patent Rolls in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, to wit in the 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th years of her reign and for search of 66 rolls and making an alphabet to the said abstracts. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). Ibid., p. 272 61 17 0
1700–1, Feb. 7, Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid. 36 0 0
Feb. 11, John Leech, for the hire of Hackney coaches furnished for the clerks and others in their attendance on the Treasury Lords at Hampton Court, Kensington and other places between 3 July 1700 and 10 February following. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid. 43 6 0
Hester Walker widow, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (The mark of Hester Walker). Ibid. 10 0 0
Feb. 20, Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton (by virtue of the letter of attorney of the said Mrs. Foxton), for one quarter ended at Xmas 1700 on her allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
William Grover, waterman, for himself and several others in satisfaction for their service in attending upon the King's Guards in search of the assassinators. (Signed: William Grover). Ibid. 5 0 0
Richard Powys, for the use of the Right Honble. William, Lord Blaney as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Lord Blaney. (Signed: R. Powys) 100 0 0
attached to this entry is a loose slip dated March the 3rd 1700–1.
"Received then of Mr. Lownd's by the King's command the sum of one hundred pounds." Blayney. Ibid.
Feb. 20, 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.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid., p. 273.
1700–1, March 6, Edmund Smith, for six weeks ended the 5th inst. on an allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). T38/736, p. 273 24 0 0
March 8, William Atwood Esq., appointed Chief Justice for the Province of New York, 150l.; and Sampson Shelton Broughton Esq. appointed Attorney General of the same Province 75l., by way of advance on our respective salaries of 300l. per an. and 150l. per an. payable at the Receipt of the Exchequer for half a year to end at Midsummer 1701 and which is to be then received there for his Majesty's use pursuant our letter of attorney in this behalf. (Signed: Wm. Atwood; Sa. Sh. Broughton). In the margin: this sum of 225l. was repaid to Mr. Lowndes on 16 August 1701 and duly charged in his next [account]. Ibid. 225 0 0
March 10, Richard, Earl of Ranelagh (by his Majesty's direction) 240l. in satisfaction of so much by him disbursed in making the way from Kensington to Chelsea Town in the year 1698; and the remaining 100l. paid by his Lordship in the same year to the Lady Jane Howard, which his Majesty is pleased to allow as his Majesty's royal bounty to her. (Signed: Ranelagh). Ibid. 340 0 0
March 13, Edmd. Smith, for a week ended the 12th inst. on a weekly allowance as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith. Ibid., p. 274 4 0 0
March 17, William Warren, for the use of Bartholomew Vanderhoven as of his Majesty's bounty, being his Majesty's part of two forfeitures made by the said Vanderhoven for importing sword blades. (Signed: W. Warren. Witness: Wm. Borrett). Ibid. 50 0 0
March 25, Judith Sturton for a quarter ending at Lady day 1701 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 0 0
1701, March 26, George Simpson for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
Col. Philip Howard, for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Henry Hart). Ibid. 30 0 0
March 27, Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
John Rowill, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 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., p. 275 2 0 0
Ann Cary, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty towards the maintenance and support of my son, the Lord Falkland. (Signed: Ann Cary. Witness: Wm. Weir). Ibid. 100 0 0
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for a quarter ended at Lady day 1701 on the allowance of 40l. per an. to me as of his Majesty's bounty, being for the support of my youngest son. (Signed: C. Cavan). Ibid. 10 0 0
Elizabeth Ward, for the use of — 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. 25 0 0
April 2, Edmund Smith, late Consul at the Canaries, for 3 weeks ended this day on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 12 0 0
The clerks of the Treasury as follows, for salaries for 1701 Lady day quarter: viz.: £ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
ditto pro Edwd. Webster 12 10 0
ditto pro Thos. Medley 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
(Autograph signatures). T 38/736, p. 275.
1701, April 2, Margaret Godet, for Foreign Gazets supplyed for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of January, February and March last. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
April 3, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, for a quarter of a year ended at Xmas last 1700 as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid., p. 276 1000 0 0
In the margin: 10 Bank Bills for 100l. each dated 1 April 1706 Nos. from 520 to 529 both numbers inclusive: paid by Mr. L[owndes].
April 5, 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.
April 8, Henry Shales, 25l. for a quarter ended at Lady day last on my salary for business relating to the contracts 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
April 10, The King: the like receipt under the royal sign manual ut supra: for 1000 0 0
Ibid.
[?] Rudolph Kien, for a quarter ended at Lady day 1701 on my allowance for travelling charges as Closet Keeper to the King. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
April 10, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney) for the quarter ended at Lady day last 1701 as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Countess. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 277 250 0 0
1701, April 10, John Baber, for the Lady Margaret McCarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney from her) for same quarter, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 50 0 0
Charles Twitty, for one year ended at Lady day last 1701 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
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 50 0 0
Chris[topher] Tilson for the charge of passing under the great seal of England not only the present Commission of the Treasury but also the two patents for constituting Henry Boyle Esq. as Chancellor and under Treasurer of the Exchequer; as likewise a privy seal for the sale of his Majesty's stock in the New East India Company. (Signed: Chris. Tilson). Ibid. 236 10 2
[?] Thomas Lowther, 37l. 19s. 11d. in satisfaction of so much expended for fees at the Treasury and Signet Office for the several warrants undermentioned: to wit: six [warrants] to the Lords Justices of Ireland [whereof] one for payment of 2475l. to Mr. Robinson; another for 804l. to the Officers of the three French Regiments [in Ireland]; another about Half Pay in Ireland; another with a very long schedule concerning the clearing of the 5 French Regiments; another for allowing to the Archbishop of Dublin and Lord Drogheda 100l. per month each as Lords Justices of Ireland out of the Lord Lieutenant's allowances; another for allowing to the Earl of Mount Alexander 100l. per month out of ditto as one of the said Lords Justices; and one to the Earl of Bellomount [as Governor of New York] to stop the salary of Mr. Weaver, Coll[ector] of New York for a year and a half which [time] he continued here [in London] after the date of his commission; and 5l. 9s. 6d. for charges about receiving 86l. at the Exchequer which had been disbursed by the Lord Lucas for his Majesty's service: in all 43 9 0
(Signed: Tho. Lowther). T38/736, p. 277.
1701, April 16, Edmund Smith for two weeks ended this day on the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid., p. 278 8 0 0
Richard Brayne for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton (by virtue of a letter of attorney) for 1701 Lady day quarter on an allowance of 100l. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
April 24, 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.
930 guineas 999 15 0
in silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
April 24, Elizabeth Ramsay, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Ramsay). Ibid. 50 0 0
April 30, Robert Green, for last Lady day quarter on an allowance of 20l. per an. as his Majesty's bounty in reward for my attendance on the Treasury Lords and carrying letters and messages. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 5 0 0
1701, May 2, Elizabeth Boson, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliza. Boson). Ibid. 20 0 0
May 6, Col. Edward Taylor, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ed. Taylor). Ibid. 20 0 0
May 10, Edmund Smith, for four weeks ending the 14th inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 16 0 0
Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery pursuant to his Majesty's special command, for one year ended 18th May 1700 on the additional allowance of 1000l. per an. which his Majesty is pleased to grant to me as President of the Privy Council. (Signed: Pembroke: witness: Ri. Gregson). Ibid., p. 279 1000 0 0
May 12, Susanna, Countess of Lincoln, as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards the support of my son, Henry, Earl of Lincoln. (Signed: S. Lincoln). Ibid. 200 0 0
May 15, Charles Caesar Esq. as of his Majesty's allowance to the town of Newmarket for the plate run for there in April last. (Signed: C. Caesar). Ibid. 107 10 0
Philip Papillon, for the use of my father Thomas Papillon, for half a year to Xmas 1698 on the additional allowance of 600l. per an. to my said father as one of the Commissioners for Victualling his Majesty's Navy: the said allowance being to cease from the said Xmas 1698. (Signed: Phil. Papillon). Ibid. 300 0 0
Hester Walker, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (The mark of Hester Walker). Ibid. 10 0 0
Thomas Lowther, 5l. for the charge of a journey into Sussex; 4l. 11s. 6d. for the charges about a letter to the Lords Justices [in Ireland] signed by his Majesty for making several alterations in the Establishment of Ireland; and 56l. to reimburse the clerks of the Treasury [in England] so much charged on them for the last year's 2s. Aid in respect of their employments. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). T38/736, p. 279 65 11 6
1701, May 15, John Antoine de Piloty Lezan (Monsieur Lezan), as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of an arrear of 119l. due to his son as a Lieutenant in Du Cambon's Regiment. (Signed: Lezan). Ibid. 50 0 0
June 7, Col. Philip Howard for one quarter ending at Midsummer 1701 on the allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid., p. 280 30 0 0
Denzil Onslow Esq. for Land taxes, church taxes and poor taxes for Fangrove and StubRidge in the parish of Chertsey co. Surrey for the years 1698, 1699 and 1700. (Signed: Denz. Onslow). Ibid. 8 11
Sir John Stanley for the use of Bernard Granville, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: J. Stanley). Ibid. 100 0 0
Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, as of his Majesty's bounty to carry me into Ireland. (Signed: C. Cavan). In the margin: Upon reading her petition to the King, the King will give her this 50l. on condition she goes for Ireland and she must never expect more.
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 1701 (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). 1000 0 0
In the margin: 10 Bank Bills dated 2 June 1701 and numbered from 224 to 233 inclusive [being for 100l. each]. Ibid.
June 18, Judith Sturton for one quarter to end at Midsummer 1701 on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty for the support of my son James Sturton. (Signed: Eliz. Sturton). Ibid., p. 281 7 10 0
1701, June 18, 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: 6 Bank Bills dated
7 June 1701, No. 124 500l.
13 June 1701, No. 221 100l.
13 June 1701, No. 222 100l.
13 June 1701, No. 223 100l.
13 June 1701, No. 224 100l.
13 June 1701, No. 225 100l.
1000l.
Ibid.
The King. The like acknowledgment for the sum of 1000 0 0
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
In the margin: 10 Bank Bills dated 13 June 1701 numbered from 226 to 235 inclusive each for 100l. Ibid.
June 20, Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for one quarter ending at Midsummer 1701 on "my" allowance of 40l. per an. for the support of "her" youngest son. (Signed: C. Cavan) Ibid., p. 282 10 0 0
Thomas Jett, to wit 57l. 8s. 8d. for the charges of passing a patent for granting 249l. per an. to Mr. Young during his life in lieu of a surrender made by him of several meadows and other things at Hampton Court for his Majesty's use; 20l. for charges about drawing, engrossing and entering the said surrender; and 18l. 5s. 0d. for fees paid at the Exchequer, Signet Office and Treasury for a warrant signed by his Majesty for allowing payments made in Ireland exceeding the Establishment for Concordatums, and also [the charges] of several letters signed by the Treasury Lords relating to the said Concordatums and for furnishing the Barracks in Ireland and relating to a Mint proposed to be erected there; and likewise for charges about receiving 118l. 15s. 0d. for Sir Charles Cotterell to be by him paid over to the Envoy from Tripoli pursuant to his Majesty's pleasure in that behalf. (Signed: Tho. Jett). T38/736, p. 282 95 13 8
1701, June 20, Elizabeth Arnold, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Arnold). Ibid. 50 0 0
June 21, John Methuen, Lord Chancellor of the kingdom of Ireland, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty in consideration of my charges in making several journeys to and from Ireland by his Majesty's particular direction and command. (Signed: Jo. Methuen) 1000 0 0
In the margin: Memorandum. This sum is intended to be repaid by a warrant hereafter to be sent to the Governors of Ireland. Ibid.
Henry, Earl of Galway, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Gallway). Ibid., p. 283 1000 0 0
In the margin: Bank Bills dated 18 June 1701.
June 23, 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. payable at the Exchequer to the several taxes following viz. 30l. to the 3s. Aid anno 1699, and 20l. to the 2s. Aid anno 1700. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
June 23, John Taylour, to wit 607l. 15s. 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 9th of December last 1700 and the 23rd of June inst. 1701; and 50l. for my own labour, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the accounts thereof. (Signed: Jo. Taylour). Ibid. 657 15 0
Account.
The charge.
moneys which remained in the hands of William Lowndes on the foot of his last account of Secret Services which closed on the 9th December last 1700 97 10 7
moneys received by him for his Majesty's Secret Services from 9 Dec. 1700 to 23 June 1701 as by a certificate of the Rt. Honble. Charles, Lord Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer 20000 0 0
£20097 10 7
Discharge.
the payments made thereout by the said William Lowndes to his Majesty or pursuant to his Majesty's directions between the said 9 Dec. 1700 and 23 June 1701 as by the aforegoing acquittances 20050 3
Remain: the money remaining in the hands of the said William Lowndes this 23rd day of June 1701: which is to be carried to his next account 47 6
£20097 10 7
Examined 23 June, 1701. Henry Boyle [Chancellor of the Exchequer]
and signed and approved by the King the same 23rd day of June, 1701. Ibid., p. 284.
1701, June 25, Thomas Smeaton, for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1701 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). T38/737, p. 1. 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: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 5 0 0
June 26, 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
Rudolph Kien, Closet Keeper to his Majesty's, for same quarter's allowance for travelling charges. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 50 0 0
Edmund Smith, for 6 weeks ended the 25th inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 24 0 0
[?] Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, for one quarter ended at Midsummer 1701 on her allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
July 1, Dorothea Torway widow, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Dorothea Torway). Ibid., p. 2 40 0 0
John Mackney, by order of Gilbert, bishop of Salisbury, which his Majesty is pleased to allow to reimburse his Lordship so much paid to the 3s. Aid pro anno 1699 for the sum of 570l. 5s. 0d. payable to his Lordship at the Exchequer for the salaries of the officers of the Garter and Poor Knights at Windsor. (Signed: John Macknay). Ibid. 85 10 0
Attached to this entry: printed form of receipt given by Tho. Morgan collector dated 20 June 1701 for the sum of 85l. 10s. 0d. paid by the Bishop of Sarum for the office of Chancellor of the Garter at Windsor for the 4 quarterly payments of an Aid granted to his Majesty by virtue of the Act of Parliament made the 10th and 11th year of his Majesty's reign entituled an Act for granting to his Majesty the sum of 1,484,015l. 1s. 11¾d. for Disbanding the Army, providing for the Navy and for other necessary occasions.
1701, July 2, John Rowill, for 1701 Midsummer quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
Sir Bevill Granville, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Bevill Granville). Ibid. 100 0 0
Elizabeth Grove, relict of Dr. Robert Grove late bishop of Chichester deceased, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Grove). Ibid. 60 0 0
John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, by virtue of a letter of attorney in this behalf, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her; [and is] for a quarter ended at Midsummer last 1701. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 3 250 0 0
John Baber, for the use of the Lady Margaret McCarty, by virtue of a letter of attorney in this behalf, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her; and is for the abovesaid quarter. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid. 50 0 0
Sir Philips Coote, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to carry me to Ireland. (Signed: Ph. Coote). Ibid. 100 0 0
1701, July 5, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's bounty for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1701. (Signed: E. Orkney) 1000 0 0
In the margin: Bank Bills dated 27 June 1701.
No. 203 100l.
No. 207 100l.
No. 208 100l.
No. 209 100l.
No. 219 100l.
No. 254 500l.
1000l.
T38/737, p. 3
Eliza[beth] Ward for the use of Dorothy Beauclair, for same quarter on her allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid., p. 4. 25 0 0
July 5, William Isaack received of William Lowndes Esq. by order of the Lords of his Majesty's Treasury the sum of 25l. and is in full for lodging of Mr. Verrio and his family at my house one year commencing the 13th day of May 1699 according to a contract made with me by the said Mr. Verrio and Mr. Randu. (Signed: Wm. Isaack. Witness: John Thurketle). Ibid. 25 0 0
Robert Green for a quarter ended Midsummer 1701 on my allowance of 20l. per an. for my attendance on the Treasury Lords. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 5 0 0
William Tagg as of his Majesty's bounty for my attendance at the gates of the Privy Garden at Whitehall. (The mark of Wm. Tagg). Ibid. 10 0 0
Mary, Countess of Inchiquin, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty [and is] for half a year ended at Midsummer last 1701. (Signed: M. Inchiquin). Ibid., p. 5.
Thomas Bendyshe, for so much expended by me in passing 4 privy seals, to wit one for appointing Receivers for the 3s. Aid pro anno 1701; one for taking in loans on the said Aid; another for [taking in] loans on Low Wines etc.; and a fourth for [taking in] loans on [the] 3700l. per week out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid. 99 2 0
1701, July 5, Margaret Godet, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in April, May and June last. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
Anthony Shepherd, as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards the support of Margaret, Countess Dowager of Marlborough. (Signed: Antho. Shepherd). Ibid. 50 0 0
July 14, The under clerks of the Treasury as follows: viz. for 1701 Midsummer quarter's salary:
£ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
ditto for Edward Webster 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
Tho. Medley 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., p. 6.
July 17, Henry Shales, viz. 25l. for 1701 Midsummer quarter's salary for business relating to the contracts made by the Commissioners for the Navy and Victualling [and by the Principal Officers of the Ordnance]; and 15l. for same quarter's rent for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid. 40 0 0
John Leech, for the hire of Hackney coaches for the clerks of the Treasury and others in their attendance upon the Treasury Lords at Hampton Court and Kensington between Feb. 10 last and this 17th July inst. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid. 19 16 0
1701, July 17, Joan Roche for the use of my brother Charles Roche, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: J. Roche). T38/737, p. 6 50 0 0
William Bayly in reward for my labour and charges in attending upon the Treasury Lords at Hampton Court and Kensington between 28 Oct. 1700 and 28 June last. (Signed: Wm. Bayly). Ibid., p. 7 10 0 0
July 18, Richard, Earl of Ranelagh, for my pains and charges relating to the inspection and survey of his Majesty's buildings and gardening at Hampton Court and other places. (Signed: Ranelagh. Witness: Bryan Mortagh). Ibid. 400 0 0
July 22, Capt. James Greenham, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ja. Greenham). Ibid. 30 0 0
Lieutenant Daniel Hunt, for his charges in bringing over Capt. Kid's effects from New England. (Signed: Danll. Hunt). Ibid. 50 0 0
Col. Philip Howard, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 30 0 0
Aug. 1, Col. Philip Howard, for a quarter to end at Michaelmas 1701 on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid., p. 8 30 0 0
Hester Walker, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (The mark of Hester Walker). Ibid. 10 0 0
Daniel Wilmer, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of the loss of my limbs in the business of melting down the old clipt money at the Receipt of his Majesty's Exchequer. (The mark of Daniel Wilmer). Ibid. 10 0 0
James Windebancke, for the use of William Bellamy, the Remembrancer of the City of London, in satisfaction of so much expended for fees on receiving 201l. 12s. 0d. for Impost of Wines allowed to the Mayor and Aldermen of the said city for the years ended at Xmas 1699 and Xmas 1700. (Signed: James Windebank). Ibid. 13 6 0
1701, Aug. 1, Mr. Edward Howard, "as of his Majesty's royal gift and bounty due 28th of this present July": (Signed: Edward Howard). Ibid. 50 0 0
Edmund Smith, for 5 weeks ended the 30th of July last on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his [Majesty's] royal bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid., p. 9 20 0 0
William Lees, for the use of Elizabeth Pinkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Mrs. Pinkney. (Signed: William Lees). Ibid. 50 0 0
Robert Green, for the charges of drawing, engrossing and recording the conveyances of the Hartshorne Brewery sold to his Majesty for the accommodation of the Victualling Office. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 40 0 0
Aug. 9, Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 50 0 0
Peter Birch, Dr. in Divinity, for the fees due to the Fabric and Collegiate Church of St. Peter Westminster for the interment of his Royal Highness the Duke of Glocester in the Chapel of King Henry the Seventh on the 9th August 1700. (Signed: Peter Birch). Ibid. 68 6 8
William Buss, for one quarter to end at Michaelmas 1701 on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid., p. 10 2 0 0
John Crowne, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Crowne). Ibid. 50 0 0
1701, Aug. 15, Edmd. Smith, for 5 weeks ending 3 September next on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). T 38/737, p. 10 20 0 0
Richard Hill, in pursuance of his Majesty's pleasure signified by Mr. Blathway's letter of the 29th July last, in satisfaction of a like sum given by his Majesty to the Marquess of Carmarthen as of his Majesty's royal bounty in Holland and furnished [for the said Marquess] by Mr. Reeves, a merchant of Rotterdam and placed to my [Hill's] account. (Signed: Richd. Hill). Ibid. 200 0 0
Memorandum: The letter for the abovesaid sum of 200l. and also for the sums of 1000l. for Lord Cornbury and 200l. for Mrs. Cary are in the bundle of letters from Mr. Blathwayt received anno 1701.
Aug. 18, William Fanshaw, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: W. Fanshaw). Ibid., p. 11 50 0 0
Sept. 10, Edward, Visct. Cornbury, (by his Majesty's command signified by letter from Loo dated the 2nd inst.) "as of his Majesty's royal bounty in consideration of my present circumstances." (Signed: Cornbury). Ibid. 1000 0 0
Ann Cary, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for and towards the support of my son, Lucius Henry, Visct. Falkland. Signed: Ann Cary. Witness: Sam. Edwards). Ibid. 200 0 0
Sept. 17, Alexander De la Martiniere, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: A. De Lamartineyre). Ibid. 30 0 0
Robert Green, for a quarter ending at Michaelmas 1701 on my allowance of 20l. per an. for my attendance on the Treasury Lords. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 5 0 0
1701, Sept. 18, 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]; which [present] sum of 50l. together with 342l. 0s. 8d. directed to be paid by the executors of Robert Squib Esq. deceased and also 200l. otherwise paid to me makes 592l. 0s. 8d. satisfied in part of the said 746l. (Signed: Ann Bowtell). Ibid., p. 12 50 0 0
Thomas Snookes, for the use of Elizabeth Freeman, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Snooke). Ibid. 10 0 0
Thomas Lowther, viz. 42l. 10s. 0d. for the charges of my journey to Holland (whither I was sent by order of the Treasury Lords with an Establishment to be signed by his Majesty of his expense in the Kingdom of Ireland) and back again: and for the fees of entering the said Establishment at the Signet Office and also an additional Establishment of French Pensioners both commencing 1st of August 1708; and of a former Establishment of the Military List of the said kingdom which commenced the 1st day of June 1700: and for the fees at the Signet Office and Treasury relating to the following warrants signed by his Majesty viz. one for finishing the Barracks in Ireland; another relating to Col. Selwyn's Regiment; another for medicaments sent to the West Indies; and another for re-mounting the Regiments of Ecklen and Cuningham 47l. 4s.; and 5l. 18s. 0d. for charges expended about receiving and paying to my Lord Lucas 64l. 5s. 8d. which his Lordship had expended for his Majesty's service. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid. 95 14 0
1701, Sept. 24, Edward, Earl of Jersey, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Jersey). T 38/737, p. 13 4000 0 0
Oct. 1, John Gostling, clerk (Dr. Gostling) for two years ended at Xmas last 1700, on my allowance of 50l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty from Xmas 1688. (Signed: John Gostling). Ibid. 100 0 0
Oct. 2, John Rowill, for a quarter ended at Michaelmas 1701 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid. 5 0 0
Oct. 3, Judith Sturton, for same quarter on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid. 7 10 0
Oct. 7, Margaret Godet for Foreign Gazets furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of July, August and September last, being after the rate of 2 pistoles per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid., p. 14 5 5 0
Thomas Smeaton for 1701 Michaelmas quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid. 5 0 0
the under clerks of the Treasury as follows for same quarter's salaries: viz.: £ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
ditto for Edwd. Webster 12 10 0
Thomas Bendyshe 5 0 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
Thomas Medley 12 10 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures).
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
1701, Oct. 7, Elizabeth Ward for Dorothy Beauclair for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid. 25 0 0
Oct. 14, Edmund Smith for 6 weeks from 3 Sept. last to Oct. 15 inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid., p. 15 24 0 0
Ann Ashbury, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (The mark of Ann Ashbury) 5 0 0
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty [and is] for a quarter ended at Michaelmas last 1701. (Signed: E. Orkney) 1000 0 0
In the margin: 10 Bank Bills dated 11 Oct. 1701 for 100l. each and numbered consecutively from 172 to 181 inclusive. Ibid.
Oct. 16, Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, by virtue of a letter of attorney [from her to me], for one quarter ended at Michaelmas last on her allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid. 25 0 0
Col. Philip Howard, for one quarter to end at Xmas next on my allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid. 30 0 0
Oct. 21, John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, by virtue of a letter of attorney in this behalf, for a quarter ended Michaelmas last 1701 as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 16 250 0 0
John Baber, for the use of the Lady Margaret McCarty, by virtue of a letter of attorney, for same quarter as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 50 0 0
1701, Oct. 21, Henry Shales, viz. 25l. for same quarter for salary for my service relating to the contracts with the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 20l. for same quarter's rent for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). T 38/737, p. 16 40 0 0
Thomas Lowther, in satisfaction for the charges of passing the patent of revocation of 500l. per an. payable to Mr. Tancred at the Exchequer as Master of the Harriers, and for the fees of a warrant signed by his Majesty relating to Col. Norton's Company in the West Indies. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid. 57 9 6
Oct. 24, John Hanson, (by virtue of a letter of attorney from the Rt. Honble. Castilliana, Countess of Cavan dated July 1 last), the sum of 10l. for a quarter ended at Michaelmas last due on a pension of 40l. per an. granted to her by his Majesty for and towards the maintenance of her youngest son. (Signed: John Hanson). Ibid. 10 0 0
Oct. 25, Elizabeth Ramsay, for half a year to Michaelmas last, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Ramsay). Ibid., p. 17 50 0 0
Oct. 27,
[? new style] dated at our Court at the Hague.
The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq. (by the hands of Samuel Grice) the sum of 1000l. out of the moneys put into the hands of the said William Lowndes for our Secret Services" 1000 0 0
In the margin: by a bill [of exchange] sent to Holland per Mr. Hill. Ibid.
Oct. 28, Lord Chief Baron Ward: received from his Majesty by the hands of William Lowndes Esq. and without account the sum of 300l. being one half year's payment of the yearly allowance of 600l. made unto me by his Majesty; and is for the half year ended at Michaelmas last past. (Signed: Edw. Ward). Ibid. 300 0 0
1701, Oct. 29, John, Lord Culpeper, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: J. Culpeper). Ibid. 100 0 0
Oct. 29,
[sic ? for Nov. 1]
Edmund Smith, for 3 weeks "from 15 October last to Nov. 5 inst." on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid., p. 18 12 10 0
Nov. 1, Robert, Lord Hunsdon, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hunsdon). Ibid. 100 0 0
Robert Green, in reward and satisfaction for riding charges by direction of the Treasury Lords on several occasions for his Majesty's service between 30 October 1700 and 3 October 1701. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 8 12 6
Nov. 10, 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:
£ s. d.
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Nov. 19, Edmund Smith, for 2 weeks ended this day on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid., p. 19 8 0 0
The King: the like acknowledgment under the sign manual and in form as above for 1000 0 0
In the margin: Bank Bills.
No. 213 dated 14 Nov. 1701 100l.
No. 224 dated 14 Nov. 1701 100l.
No. 225 dated 14 Nov. 1701 100l.
Nos. 151—157 inclusive dated 14 Nov. 1701, 7 Bills of 100l. each 700l.
1000l.
T 38/737, p. 19.
1701, Nov. 22, Edwd. Howard, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Edward Howard). Ibid. 50 0 0
Jasper English, pursuant to his Majesty's particular direction, for half a year's rent due from him to William Young Esq. from Michaelmas 1700 to Lady day 1701 for several meadows adjoining to the House Park at Hampton Court lately in lease to me from the said Young. (Signed: Ant. English). Ibid. 45 0 0
Nov. 25, five slaves from Mequeness [Meknes]. "Received of William Lowndes Esq. by us William Painter, Robert Golden, Thomas Johnson, Thomas Warren and John Hickman the sum of 20s. a piece as of his Majesty's bounty, the same being intended to carry us to our respective countries [counties], we being lately arrived [as redeemed] from slavery in Morocco."
Memorandum: these men could not write. Ibid., p. 20 5 0 0
Dec. 3, Edmund Smith, for two weeks ended this day on my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
Samuel Brown, for the use of Dr. Nicholas Onley, to wit for 2 years ended at Michaelmas last for tithes dues to him as Minister of St. Margarets Westminster for lands belonging to his Majesty's palace at Kensington. (Signed: Samll. Browne).
Prefixing: letter of attorney dated Dec. 2 from the said Onley for payment as above to the bearer, the said Browne. Ibid. 9 2 0
1701, Dec. 5, Philip Guibert, upholsterer, by his Majesty's particular direction and command in full satisfaction for a bed by me made and delivered to his Majesty's use. (Signed: P. Guibur). Ibid., p. 21 557 14 4
Dec. 4, Sidney, Lord Godolphin, 100 guineas in satisfaction of the like sum by me paid as his Majesty's usual bounty to the town of Newmarket for the plate run for there in October last. (Signed: Godolphin). Ibid. 107 10 0
Dec. 6, The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq. the sum of 13,560l. 7s. 6d. being so much which was issued to him at the Receipt of our Exchequer upon an order in the name of our Secret Services, out of the money arisen by the sale of the stock and share in trade which we lately had in the New East India Company. Dated at our Court at Hampton Court." (Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
In the margin: Bank Bills, 14 in number Nos. 153 to 166 inclusive all dated 5 Dec. 1701 being 13 for 1000l. and one for 560l. 7s. 6d. or in all 13,560l. 7s. 6d. Ibid. 13560 7 6
Dec. 17, Judith Sturton, for one quarter ending at Xmas 1701 on my allowance of 30l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty towards the maintenance of my son. (Signed: Judith Sturton). Ibid., p. 22 7 10 0
Henry Ferne [the Cashier of the Customs], 76l. 8s. 9d. for interest at the rate of 6 per cent. per an. for 5000l. by me advanced by his Majesty's particular command and for his service; to wit to the respective days of repayment which was by 1000l. per month viz.:
£ s. d.
for interest of 1000l. for one month 5 1 11
for interest of 1000l. for 2 months 10 3 10
for interest of 1000l. for 3 months 15 5 9
for interest of 1000l. for 4 months 20 7 8
for interest of 1000l. for 5 months 25 9 7
76 8 9
and likewise for fees and charges at the Exchequer on receiving the said 5000l. 135 7 3
211 16 0
(Signed: Hen. Ferne). T38/373, p. 22.
1701, Dec. 17, Peter Newhall and Thomas Causey, Collectors of the 3s. Aid pro anno 1701 for the precincts of his Majesty's Palace at Hampton Court the sum of 33l. 18s. 0d. for one year's tax for his Majesty's House Park, King's Meadow and Little Meadow thereunto adjoining for the 3s. Aid granted for one year from Lady day 1701 to Lady day 1702. (Signed: Tho. Causey, Peter Newhall). Ibid. 33 18 0
Col. John Meautys, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Jo. Meautys). Ibid., p. 23 50 0 0
Edmund Smith, for 2 weeks ended this day on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
Alexander La Martinere, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: A. De La Martinerie). Ibid. 50 0 0
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid. 100 0 0
Elizabeth Arnold, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Arnold). Ibid. 50 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).
In the margin: Bank Bills 10 in all for 100l. each dated 13 Dec. and numbered 243 and 258– 266 inclusive 1000l.
Ibid.
1701, Dec. 24, William Grymes for making abstracts of the letters patent of four years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth viz. the 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th years, containing 272 sheets of large royal paper at 6s. per sheet and for searching of 62 rolls at 1s. 6d. each and for making the alphabet to the said book. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). Ibid., p. 24 77 17 0
Dec. 23, Ann Rowill, for one quarter ending the 25th inst. on my husband's allowance of 20l. per an. (The mark of Ann Rowill). 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: Geo. Simpson). Ibid. 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
Daniel Wilmer, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (The mark of Daniel Wilmer). Ibid. 10 0 0
Dec. 23, William Tagg, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of my service and attendance at the gate of his Majesty's Privy Garden since Xmas last. (The mark of Wm. Tagge). Ibid., p. 25 10 0 0
Dec. 24, Edmund Smith, for 2 weeks to end on the 31st inst. on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 8 0 0
[The under] clerks of the Treasury for salary for a quarter ending at Xmas 1701 as follows: viz.:
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Chris[topher] Tilson 12 10 0
ditto for Edward Webster 12 10 0
Tho. Bendyshe 5 0 0
John Lowndes 10 0 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Thomas Jett 12 10 0
Thomas Medley 12 10 0
Hen. Segar 2 0 0
79 10 0
(Autograph signatures).
T38/737, p.25.
1701, Dec. 24, Elizabeth Ward, for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. to — Beauclair as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Elizabeth Ward). Ibid. 25 0 0
Thomas Lowther, 99l. 2s. 6d. for the charge of passing a commission for appointing Charles, Earl of Carlisle, Sir Stephen Fox, Henry Boyle. Richard Hill and Thomas Pelham as Commissioners for the office of Treasurer of the Exchequer; and 37l. 2s. 0d. for the charge in several offices of his Majesty's warrants (1) for charging some of the Foot Barracks in Ireland and making them Barracks for horse; (2) another warrant containing an additional Establishment in Ireland; (3) another warrant containing an Establishment of all payments to be made for salaries and pensions in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber commencing from Xmas 1701; (4) another warrant relating to the repairing of arms in his Majesty's stores in Dublin; (5) another warrant for examining the qualifications of the pensioners of Chelsea Hospital and the four Companies of Invalids: and [the charge] of a letter from the Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland enclosing the King's warrants above mentioned relating to the Barracks and to the additional Establishment of Ireland; and also 18l. for the pains and charges of myself and Robert Green in performing three journeys to Seaford for his Majesty's service. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid., p. 26 154 5 0
1701, Dec. 31, Mary, Countess of Inchiquin, for half a year ended at Xmas last as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: M. Inchiquin). Ibid. 100 0 0
1701–2, Jan. 2, John Baptist Draghi, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Baptist Draghi). Ibid., p. 27 50 0 0
Jan. 5, Robert Green for a quarter ended at Xmas last 1701 on my allowance of 20l. per an. for my attendance upon the Treasury Lords. (Signed: Robert Green). Ibid. 5 0 0
Hen. Shales, 25l. for same quarter's salary for business relating to the contracts with 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
John Ainsworth for one year ended at Xmas last 1701 for the Rate to the poor for his Majesty's House at Kensington. (Signed: Jno. Aynsworth). Ibid. 5 0 0
Margaret Godet, for furnishing Foreign Gazettes for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of October, November and December now last past. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid. 5 5 0
Jan. 8, Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, for a quarter ended at Xmas last on her allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid., p. 28 25 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).
In the margin: [Bank Bills] dated 3 Jan. 1701–2 ten in number for 100l. each and numbered from 170 to 179 inclusive. T38/737, p. 28.
1701–2, Jan. 8, Rudolph Kien, for half a year's travelling charges to Xmas last 1701 as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid. 100 0 0
Jan. 9, Robert, Lord Hunsdon, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hunsdon). Ibid., p. 29 100 0 0
John Baber, by virtue of a letter of attorney in this behalf, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her [and is] for a quarter ended at Xmas last. (Signed: John Baber) 250 0 0
In the margin: 3 Bank Bills, dated 29 Dec. 1701, for 100l. each, Nos. 148–150 inclusive making in all 300l. [and therefore doubtless including the following item of 50l.]
John Baber, for the use of the Lady Margaret McCarty (by virtue of a letter of attorney in this behalf) for same quarter as of his Majesty's royal bounty to her. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid. 50 0 0
Jan. 3, Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, for the quarter ended at Xmas last 1701 as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). Ibid. 1000 0 0
In the margin: 10 Bank Bills for 100l. each dated 29 Dec. 1701, Nos. 151 to 160 inclusive.
Jan. 10, John Taylour, 990l. 13s. 0d. in satisfaction of fees and charges by me paid at the Exchequer and Treasury for the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 23rd of June 1701 and this 10th of January inst.; and 50l. for my own labour, pains and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the accounts thereof. (Signed: John Taylour). Ibid., p. 30 1040 13 0
Account.
Charge.
£ s. d.
The money which remained in the hands of the said William Lowndes Esq. on the foot of his last account of his Majesty's Secret Service moneys which closed on the 23rd June 1701 47 6
money received at the Receipt of the Exchequer from the said 23rd June 1701 to the 12th day of January following as by a certificate of the Auditor of the Receipt. 33560 7 6
more received from John Bridges gent, Solicitor of the Customs, being the overplus of 678l. 10s. 9½d. put into his hands to defray the freight of the ship that brought the Tripoline Envoy hither and for the Customs of his goods 7 10
more received by virtue of a letter of attorney from Mr. Atwood and Mr. Broughton, [respectively] Chief Justice and Attorney General of New York in satisfaction of so much which had been advanced to them by particular order out of his Majesty's Secret Service moneys 225 0 0
£33840 4 10
Discharge.
The payments made by the said William Lowndes between the said 24th day of June and the said 12th day of January as by the aforegoing acquittances 34191 4 6
Remains.
and so the said William Lowndes is in surplusage upon the foot of this accompt, which is to be satisfied or retained by him out of the next money coming to his hands for his Majesty's said Secret Services. 350 19 8
Examined 23 January, 1701–2. H. Boyle [Chancellor of the Exchequer].
Signed and allowed by the King, 5 February, 1701–2. Ibid., p. 30.
1701–2, Jan. 14, Edmund Smith, for 2 weeks ended this day on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). T38/737, p. 32 8 0 0
Jan. 15, 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).
£ s. d.
In the margin:
930 guineas 999 15 0
silver 0 5 0
£1000 0 0
Ibid.
Jan. 28, Ann Cary, as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards the support of my son Lucius Henry, Visct. Falkland. (Signed: A. Cary. Witness: Maur. Carroll). Ibid. 100 0 0
Jan. 29, Thomas Baston, as of his Majesty's bounty and in reward for several drawings presented to his Majesty. (Signed: T. Baston). Ibid. 30 0 0
Ralph, Lord Eure, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: R. Eure). Ibid., p. 33 100 0 0
Feb. 2, John Hanson, by virtue of a letter of attorney from the Rt. Honable. Castilliana, Countess of Cavan, for a quarter ended at Xmas last due on her allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty for and towards the maintenance of her youngest son. (Signed: John Hanson). Ibid. 10 0 0
Feb. 5, 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: 10 Bank notes dated 3 June 1701–2 numbered 201–210 inclusive for 100l. each or 1000l. in all. Ibid.
1701–2, Feb. 6, R. Powys, by virtue of a letter of attorney from James Cresset Esq., and as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mr. Cresset to enable him to furnish his Chapel at Hanover in which Court he is appointed his Majesty's Envoy. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid. 100 0 0
Neofitos, Archbishop of Phillippopoli, as of his Majesty's royal bounty in lieu of a chain and medal intended me by his Majesty. (Signed: Neofilos, archivescovo Fillippopoli). Ibid., p. 34 200 0 0
Feb. 11, Edmund Smith, for 4 weeks ended this day on my allowance of 4l. per week. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 16 0 0
Feb. 17, Elizabeth Grove, relict of Dr. Grove, late bishop of Chichester deceased, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Grove). Ibid. 100 0 0
Feb. 26, Thomas Crowther, "as of our free gift and royal bounty to him." (Signed: T. Crowther). Ibid. 200 0 0
John Leech for the hire of Hackney Coaches for the clerks and others in their attendance upon the Treasury Lords at Hampton Court and Kensington between 17 July 1701 and 14 February instant; with the charge of ferries, gates etc. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid., p. 35 24 18 6
Edmund Smith, for 3 weeks ending the 4th inst. on the allowance of 4l. a week as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Edmd. Smith). Ibid. 12 0 0
Feb. 26, 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.
1701–2, Feb. 27, Edward Webster, for fees and charges expended at the Treasury and Signet Office for his Majesty's warrants to the late Lord Lieutenant and to the Lords Justices of Ireland: viz. one for the salaries to the Lords Justices; another for allowing 2871l. overpaid on Military Contingencies, with a long list annext; another for allowing 200l. paid to Col. Villiers; another for inserting Francis Malherbe and five others on the [Irish] Establishment for Pensions; and another for allowing 478l. 9s. 5¾d. advanced to officers incorporated into the Regiments of Selwin, Brewer and Tiffin at their going to the West Indies. (Signed: Edw. Webster). T38/737, p. 35 31 14 0
March 5, Peter Hume, for fees and charges on receiving 1200l. in the name of James Vernon Esq., which was remitted to Mr. Robinson, his Majesty's Resident at Stockholm for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: Pet. Hume). Ibid. p. 36 37 1 6
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). 35 0 0
In the margin:
25l. Sir Ste. Fox
10l. Mr. Tilson
35l. lent [to Killigrew by the said Fox and Christopher Tilson in] Nov. 1701 [and now repaid to them.] Ibid.
John Taylour, 138l. 8s. 6d. in satisfaction of fees and charges by me paid at the Exchequer and Treasury for the sums received and paid for his late Majesty's Secret Services between the 12th of January last 1701 and the 8th of March instant [being the date of Wm. III.'s death]; and 5l. 17s. 10d. for my own pains, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour) 144 6 4
Account.
Charge.
the money received at the Receipt of Exchequer by William Lowndes Esq., for his late Majesty's Secret Services between the 12th day of January 1701 exclusive and the 8th day of March following, being the day of the demise of his late Majesty, King Wm. III., according to a certificate of the Auditor of the Receipt 4500 0 0
Discharge.
the money which remained due to the said William Lowndes on the foot of his last account closed on the 12 January last 1701–2 350 19 8
the payments made by the said William Lowndes between the said 12 January last and the said March 8 following, as by the aforegoing acquittances 4149 0 4
£4500 0 0
and so the said William Lowndes upon the determination of this account is even and quit.

Examined 24 March 1701–2. H. Boyle [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed by the Queen [Anne] the same day. Ibid., p. 36.