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Warrant Books: April 1707, 1-10

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21, 1706-1707. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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April 1707, 1–10

April 1. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 100,000l. to Francis, Visct. Rialton, Cofferer of the Household: as imprest for the ordinary and extraordinary expenses of the Household. (Money warrant dated April 10 hereon). (Money order dated April 7 hereon). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 164. Money Book XVIII, p. 446, Order Book VII, p. 17.
Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the salary bill of the Salt Office for last Lady day quarter: total 1112l. 10s. 0d. Money Book XVIII, p. 436.
Warrant by same to the Auditor et al. of the Receipt to observe the following rules, orders and instructions for the more regular and safe making and issuing of Exchequer Bills from time to time in accordance with the Act [6 Anne c. 21] lately passed for Continuing the Duties on Houses to secure a Yearly Fund for the circulating the said Exchequer Bills:
to wit that you the Auditor of the Receipt do cause indented bills from time to time to be made forth according to the form sent here with [missing] for such sums as the Lord Treasurer shall direct and that you sign the said Bills and cause them to be numbered and also sealed or marked with a portcullis: and that you cause books to be made of the cheques, indents or counterfoils from which the Exchequer Bills shall be cut, as well for trying the truth thereof as for keeping an account of the sums issued thereby, one part of which said books are to be kept in your Office and the other to be delivered by you to the Bank of England (which they are to redeliver when the said Bills shall be cancelled):
and you the said Auditor are forthwith to deliver over the Bills (which shall be directed to be made forth from time to time by warrants as aforesaid) to the 4 Tellers of the Receipt or some one of them, taking their receipts for the same:
and you are to keep an exact account in the nature of a comptrol whereby you are to charge the said Tellers respectively with the moneys which shall be contained in the Bills so by you delivered to them:
and you are to give in charge to the said Tellers that they do also cause to be kept a true account of all the Bills which they shall so receive from you and of their issuing, receiving back and delivering out the same according to the directions of the said Act. Ibid., p. 438.
Same by same to same to apply the receipts from and after 1706 Aug. 1 of 12d. per bushel on Salt granted by 7–8 Wm. III c. 31 towards the Deficiencies secured thereon by the Act of 1 Anne c. 7 (towards paying the principal and interest on Deficient Funds in the said Act mentioned): the said receipts having been reserved and kept in bank in the Exchequer since the said date by reason of some doubt whether the said Duty so incurring from the said date was applicable towards making good the said Deficiencies as by the said Act: and it being now well understood that the said Duties on salt should go and be applied towards making good the Deficient Funds mentioned in the said Act. Ibid., p. 439.
Same by same to the Postmasters General to pay the taxes (Land Tax) anno 1706 assessed on officers of the Post Office whose salaries do not exceed 60l. per an. Ibid.
Money warrant for 80l. to John Diplock mariner, as reward for discovering and seizing James Biggs and another person with him who were set on shore in Sept. 1702 out of a French sloop near Seaford in Sussex “as appears by a report of Henry Baker.” (Money order dated April 22 hereon). (Letter of direction dated April 2 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 440. Order Book VII, p. 17. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 262.
April 1. Same for 194l. 15s. 10d. to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain of the Household, 44l. 15s. 10d. thereof to complete last Xmas quarter's allowance (of which 105l. 4s. 2d. has been paid to Peregrine Bertie), and the remaining 150l. for last March 25 quarter. (Money order dated April 1 hereon). (Letter of direction dated April 2 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 440. Order Book VII, p. 6. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 262.
Same for 100l. to Nicholas Tettersall for one year's arrear to 1691 June 24 on a pension: to be satisfied out of [the late King William's Civil List revenue arrears] grown due before 8 March, 1701–2. Money Book XVIII, p. 439.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Edward Wilcox, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to pay 94l. 15s. 8d. to Theophilus Westwood, underkeeper of Richmond Park, for work done in and about the said park; and to execute further repairs and alterations which are necessary there at the gates and posts etc. so torn by the late storms that there is no possibility of mending them: to an estimate of 190l.
Prefixing: report by said Wilcox. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, pp. 652–3.
Same by same to same to repair Bolderwood Lodge in New Forest to an estimate of 23 loads of timber and 87l. in money, to be raised by sale of dotard and decayed trees there.
Prefixing: report ut supra. Ibid., pp. 653–4.
[?] Entry of the Treasury signature of the docquet of an in custodiam lease to Alan Wallis of several lands and tenements in the parish of Capel and Newdigate co. Surrey being part of the lands of Thom. Patching outlaw. Ibid., p. 654.
[?] The like of a same to Edward Lewis of several lands in Rusper co. Sussex parcel of the lands of said Patching. Ibid.
April 1. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to accept 30l. from Richard Dixon and Josias Jarvis, securities of Thomas Santer formerly postmaster of Preston co. Lanes., as composition for Santer's debt of 114l. 8d. 6d.
Prefixing: report by said Postmasters General on the case. Ibid., p. 655.
Same by same to Sir John Talbot, the surviving Trustee for the Sale of Fee Farm Rents of the Crown, to contract and agree with Mary, Countess Dowager of Northampton for the use and behoof of Lionel Cranfield, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, a minor, for so many of the said fee farm rents as shall suffice to reprise to him the like quit rents to the value of 339l. 5s.d. per an. contracted for by Charles, late Earl of Dorset and Middlesex but not enjoyable by him by reason of being either quit rents or copyhold rents herriotable and standing in charge as of a manor or in any other way.
Prefixing: detailed schedule or certificate of the quit rents which have thus proved unenjoyable being rents charged on lands in cos. Lancs, Yorks, Monmouth, Leicester, Northampton, Northumberland and Wilts., which by warrant of the Lord Treasurer dated 25 June 1702 were ordered to be so conveyed by the Trustees for Sale of Fee Farm Rents but no such conveyance was ever executed.
Co. Lancaster: £ s. d.
Fee farm and other dry rents in Slyne 21 8 0
the like in the Wapentake of Loynsdale 19 11
the like in the Wapentake of Leylandshire 3 10 8
the like within the collection of [the] Mr. [Master] Forester of Amounderness 14 15 0
rents of assize and other dry rents in the Bailwick of Amounderness 19 16
fee farm and other dry rents in the Wapentake of Salford 19 4 0
the like in the borough of Vinkly 3 4
the like in West Derby 17 8
the like in the Vacary of Wiersdale 4 1 3
parcel of the fee farm of the manor of Whitley 0 12 10½
fee farm and other dry rents in the Wapentake of West Derby 11 17
Chantry of St. Peters, Ormskirk 4 19 4
rents in the harmitage of Tarlton 0 9 4
rents for obit lands there 1 13 4
Co. Ebor:
St. Ross Chantry in Pontfret 3 0 2
Co. Monmouth:
rent out of Skenfrith 21 9
Co. Leicester:
fee farm and other dry rents in Leicester 19 4
the like in Desford 24 10 5
the like in Pillardington 0 13 4
Co. Northampton:
the fee farm and other dry rents in Higham Ferris. 19 8
the like in Rands 46 6 6
Chantry rent in Northamptonshire 0 10 0
Co. Monmouth:
fee farm and other dry rents in White Castle 13 0
the like in Grossmont 30 5 11¼
Co. Northumberland:
lands in Humshaw 6 13 4
two lighthouses at the mouth of Humber upon Spurn Point 5l. each. 10 0 0
Co. Essex:
lands in Hotham 0 2 6
lands there 1 0 0
the like there 0 7 0
Co. Wilts.
portion of tythes in Statenford 0 1 5
£339 5
Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 656.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Countess Dowager of Dungannon praying a grant of support in consideration of her husband's services and sufferings. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 448.
April 2. Letter of direction for 1976l. 14s. 10d. to James Brydges, Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad, for the Elector Palatine; to complete the unpaid residue of 20,000 Crowns for her Majesty's moiety of the charge of a journey made by his Highness to Vienna in 1703 at the instance of her Majesty and the Allies for the good of the Common Cause: and is to answer the value of 8500 crowns or 81,500 guilders at 10 guilders 15 stivers to the £ sterling: and is to be issued out of arrears [of the year 1703] of branches of the service as follows viz. 49l. 6s.d. of prize money; 97l. 9s. 3d. of Plantation Duties; 30l. 2s. 5d. of the 25 per cent. on French goods; 9l. 15s. 0d. of the 5s. per ton on French ships; 395l. 4s. 5d. of brewers' forfeitures; 400l. of the rent of Hackney Coaches; 500l. of salvage money.
In the margin: “the rest placed to account of the year 1704.” Disposition Book XVIII, p. 261.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed report [missing] made by the Committee of the House of Commons appointed to examine into the frauds committed in drawbacks for goods and merchandises exported. [See Commons Journals XV, pp. 311, 317, 379–81]. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 293.
Same to Mr. St. John, Secretary at War, to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Isaac Teale relating to medicines to be furnished for the Forces in Spain. Ibid., p. 294.
For the Postmaster Generals' report of this day's date on the petition of Edmund Dummer dated 15 Feb. 1706–7 concerning the West India pacquet service see infra under date 6 Sept. 1707. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 357–9.
April 3. Money warrant for 462l. 10s. 0d. to Robert Harley for last Lady day quarter's salary as a Secretary of State.
150l. to the Agents for Taxes (William Clayton, Robert Barker and Richard Shoreditch) for same quarter's salaries. (Money order dated April 4 hereon). (Letter of disposition dated April 22 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 441. Order Book VII, p. 9. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 270.
Money order for 400l. to Henry Boyle for last Lady day quarter's allowance as Chancellor of the Exchequer.
20l. to John Lowe for same quarter for locking up and delivering out the money of the Receipt. Order Book VII, p. 8. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 262.
J. Taylour (in the absence of William Lowndes) to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint to report on the enclosed inventory [see infra p. 263] of tools and other necessaries proposed to be provided for the use of the Mint in Scotland, Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 294.
April 4. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay 37l. 10s. 0d. to Christopher Tilson for last Lady day quarter for making a particular account of the Customs. Money Book XVIII, p. 440.
Allowance by same of the salary bill of the Customs for same quarter for London Port and for the outports: totals 6679l. 1s. 6d. and 9410l. 8s. 9d. respectively. Ibid., p. 442.
Same by same of John Thorowkettle's bill of 15l. for same quarter as messenger attending the Lord Treasurer. (Warrant by same to the Customs Cashier to pay Thorowkettle 15l. for same quarter as messenger attending the Customs). (Letter of direction dated April 22). Ibid., p. 444. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 270.
Money warrant for 2000l. to the Lord Treasurer for same quarter's salary. (Money order dated April 3 hereon.) Money Book XVIII, p. 371. Order Book VII, p. 8.
Money order for 20l. to Roger Millart for last Lady day quarter viz. 15l. for himself as Clerk to the Agents for Taxes and 5l. for a messenger. Order Book VII, p 9.
Same for 5l. to John Broadhurst for same quarter's allowance as Porter at the Exchequer Gate. Ibid., p. 15.
Letter of direction for 634l. 10s. 0d. to Visct. Fitz-Hardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: out of Civil List moneys: to be applied as follows viz. £ s. d.
to complete the Maundy for the year 1707 150 0 0
for the Daily Alms and Poor at the Gate to Lady day 1707. 304 15 0
for ditto to Midsummer by way of advance as usual 179 15 0
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 263.
William Lowndes to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed draft [missing] of a clause proposed to be inserted in an Act to be passed in the Parliament in Ireland for quieting possessions and disposing of undisposed plus acres. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 294.
Treasury reference to Mr. Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of John Williams shewing that the lease of the house in which he lives, by the Parliament Stairs, is out and he knows not to whom he must now pay his rent. Reference Book VIII, p. 264.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Mill for reward for his services in discovering that the ship Anna in her voyage homeward from India had broken bulk and delivered great quantity of her lading at St. Helena and other places, he being offered only 100l. gratuity as reward whereas his expenses amounted to 468l, 14s, 0d, Ibid.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Joseph Nuttall, one of the clerks in the Treasury of Ireland, for allowance of the sum of 1078l. 11s. 3d. which was stolen out of the Receipt Office there on the 8 Feb. 1705–6. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 446.
April 5. Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 8l. per an. to George Lysle as searcher of Poole port. Money Book XVIII, p. 442.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Philip Davies for some employment in the Customs, he having been bred a merchant and met with great losses by the enemy. Reference Book VIII, p. 264.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of William Forster for a new lease of 3 tenements in West Ham co. Essex. Ibid., p. 265.
Same to the Postmasters General of the petition of Clement Milward, administrator of Ja. Vicker and Manager of the packet boats between England and Ireland for the children of said Vicker; petitioner setting forth the loss in that undertaking amounting to upwards of 600l. which has almost exhausted the stock left for the maintenance of the said children: therefore praying consideration for the loss and some allowance as a bounty to enable them to continue the service. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Ettrick, Mr. Dodd and Mr. Waters of the petition of Robert Kergwin, agent for the Lord High Admiral in Mounts Bay, Cornwall and the districts thereof, shewing that the ship Pearl 150 tons with wine from France was seized and condemned as a perquisite of Admiralty and appraised at above 10,000l. and he has been at great charges, having the wine 1½ years under his care: therefore praying allowance of his charges and a reward. Ibid., p. 267.
April 7. Royal warrant dated St. James's to Edward Nicholas, Paymaster of the Queen's Pensions and Bounties, to make no further payment on the 210l. per an. to Ann Frankland which was for the use and benefit of the Lady Frances Keightley and has been paid up to Xmas 1706: and instead thereof to pay the said sum as from the said date to Dr. Ralph Battle, Sub-Almoner, for the use of the said Lady Keightley. Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 168.
Same to Treasurer Godolphin to pay 322l. 5s. 0d. to Count Maffey, Envoy from the Duke of Savoy; and 216l. 12s. 6d. to Count Lescheraine, Envoy from the Elector Palatine; as royal presents, being 300l. to the first and 200l. to the second, and the balance for Exchequer fees and charged thereon. (Money order dated April 12 hereon). (Letter of direction dated April 22 hereon). Ibid., p. 169. Order Book VII, p. 11. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 270.
Same to same to give warrant to Edward Wilcox, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to fell several other trees in New Forest for the service of the Navy additional to the 65 trees in Bemley Coppices directed by warrant of Nov. 4 last supra p. 86. (Treasurer Godolphin's warrant dated April 8 hereon accordingly to said Wilcox). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 170. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 651.
April 7. Royal warrant to Edward Nicholas to pay pensions as follows during pleasure and to pay forthwith so much as is incurred thereon to 1707 Lady day: viz. per an.
to Mary Walker as from Michaelmas last 20l.
to Katherine D'Bourbon from Xmas last 25
to —D'Thors from Xmas last 60
to Frances Bew [Beaw] relict of William late bishop of Landaff as from 1705 Xmas 40
Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 171.
Same to Christopher Tilson, Receiver of the Land Revenues of the Crown due at or before Michaelmas 1698, to pay (out of any moneys that shall come to your hands upon or by virtue of the privy seal of 24 June 1702 for arrears of the land revenues of the Crown incurred before Michaelmas 1698) 1000l. to Thomas, Earl of Wharton in lieu and discharge of the like sum (which the said Earl is to release to the Crown) on the arrears of his salary as Comptroller of the Household to William III. This warrant is to be entered with the Board of Greencloth as well as with the Auditor [of Imprests] before the accounts of the Household do pass. Ibid.
Same to Treasurer Godolphin to give warrant to the Surveyor General of Woods [Trent South] for the felling of 300 trees in Bere Forest and for the delivery of same to the Purveyor of the Navy at Portsmouth. (Treasurer Godolphin's warrant dated April 7 hereon accordingly to Edward Wilcox). Ibid., p. 172. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 657.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 300,000l. to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer of the Ordnance: as imprest for the land and sea services of the Ordnance. (Money warrant dated April 15 hereon). (Money order dated April 24 hereon. This order quotes the privy seal as dated April 22). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 179. Money Book XVIII, p. 451. Order Book VII, p. 11.
William Lowndes to Mr. Popple to lay before the Commissioners for Trade (for their guidance in estimating the quantum of compensation to be made to Mr. Penn for the Proprietory Government of Pennsylvania) the enclosed paper [missing] sent to the Lord Treasurer by the Customs Commissioners containing an account of the Duties on goods from Pennsylvania. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 295.
Same to the Attorney General to prepare a conveyance of Mote Park from Mr. Granville to the Crown according to an agreement made for the same by the Crown with the late Duke of Albemarle. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Jaquin et al. for leave to reduce over proof Portugal, Spanish and Italian brandies, on which the officers demand Double Duty. Reference Book VIII, p. 264.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to deduct no deficiencies on Mr. Edmund Dummer's contracts for the West Indies Pacquet Service out of the quarterly payments due to him thereon Jan. 25 last and the 25th inst., he having lost 2 packet boats last year and met with several other accidents and misfortunes which have disabled him for the present from complying with his contract. The full sum which was due to him at Jan. 25 last on his contract and what shall be due to him on the 25th inst. is to be paid him without any deduction for the deficiency [as by the clause of his contract] for making up to her Majesty the sum of 8000l. for the income of letters and freight of passengers to and from the West Indies: it being the opinion of the Postmasters General that if he be rigorously tied to his contract it would very much tend to ruin him. [For Dummer's two petitions of 15 Feb. and 20 Feb. 1706–7 on this matter and for the Postmaster Generals' two reports of 2 April 1707 and 14 Aug. 1707 respectively on these petitions see infra under date 6 Sept. 1707]. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 651.
Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for 12d. a day addition to the 18d. a day pension to Mrs. Mary O'Hara on the list of French pensioners in Ireland as from Xmas last, in consideration of her poverty and long sickness which hath run her much in debt. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 441. Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 168.
Same to same for 200l. to Lieut. Col. Samuell Boisrond as royal bounty and as in full satisfaction of the 173l. 18s. 1d. owing to him on account of pay in the last war and in consideration of his long and faithful service and zeal for the Government. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 441.
Same to same for a pension of 500l. per an. to Christopher, Lord Slane towards the support and maintenance of himself and family: as from Xmas last. Ibid., p. 442.
Same to same to pay not more than 6000l. towards the making and completing forthwith of the Barrack in Dublin for one Regiment of Foot as proposed by the Representation of March 25 last from said Lord Lieutenant concerning the barracks now building for 2 Regiments of Foot and 3 Troops of Horse wherein it appears that the said barracks were commenced at the desire of the Parliament of Ireland as by their Address at their meeting on 1704–5 March 22, assuring that the outlay should be made good at their next meeting: and the whole estimate therefor amounted to 21,527l. of which there has only been paid 3000l., voted out of the Poundage [of soldiers' pay] and 3516l. 16s. 0d. saved out of the yearly allowance of the barracks by good husbandry, so that 15,000l. remains to perfect the same and the Lord Lieutenant has proposed to continue with all expedition so much of the said work as may complete the barrack for one Regiment which may be got ready by June next and will amount to about 6000l., which will encourage the Parliament to make good what they promised in their said Address. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 444.
April 7. Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for payment to himself of 3500l. per an. for 10½ years from 1701 Sept. 29 as the rent for the lease by him to the Crown of the Prizage and Butlerage of wines in Ireland. Ibid., p. 445.
Same to same to insert on the Military Establishment of Ireland 80l. per an. for a Barrackmaster for the city of Dublin and 20l. per an. for an assistant to help to look after the coal, candle, bedding etc.: as from 1707 Lady day. Ibid., p. 446.
April 8. Money warrant for 75l. to William Weckett for last Lady day quarter for disbursements etc. for the Treasury Chamber.
5l. to John Farra for same quarter for carrying [Treasury] letters. (Money order dated April 8 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 371. Order Book VII, p. 11.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt to pay certain Bankers' Annuities to new annuitants being assignees or devisees by purchase or by any other form of succession: all in accordance with the particulars as in a certificate from the Auditor of the Receipt dated April 7 [but not here entered]. Money Book XVIII, p. 356.
Same by same to same to take in loans on the Act [6 Anne c. 27] now passed in Parliament for Continuing several Subsidies: to wit to a total not exceeding 822,381l. 15s.d. and in accordance with the directions of said Act. Ibid., p. 445.
Money warrant for 20l. to Robert Walker for the charge of his passage to Maryland whither he is going schoolmaster. (Money order dated April 8 hereon). (Letter of disposition April 22 hereon). Ibid., p. 446. Order Book VII, p. 10. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 270.
Letter of direction for 21,250l. 19s.d. to John How, Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons, out of loans on the Act for Continuing several Subsidies [6 Anne c. 27]: and is for service as follows viz.
in part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. for Guards and Garrisons anno 1707 £ s. d.
for 63 days clearings for the Troops in England from Dec. 24 last to Feb. 24 last. 8409 3 4
for the pay of the Garrisons for same time 2423 17
for account of Contingencies, being to satisfy several warrants charged on that head 1116 13 3
for subsistence of the Battalion of Guards in Holland from Dec. 24 last to April 24 next 4707 17 6
in part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. for 5000 men in sea service anno 1707
for the same 63 days' clearings for the Regiments of Erle, Paston, Whetham, Livesay and Townsend 3886 5 1
in part of 5000l. anno 1707 for the Invalids
for the same 63 days' pay to the 4 Companies of Invalids 538 13 0
for the Reduced Invalids to the same time 168 10 0
£21250 19
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 263.
April 8. Same for 255,875l. 0s.d. to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy: out of loans as above: and is to be applied as follows: £ s. d.
for the Ordinary, to wit to clear the Yards on this head for 1706 June 24 quarter 18757 0 0
for ditto for 1706 Sept. 29 quarter 19714 0 0
for Wear and Tear, to wit to clear the Yards on this head for last June 24 quarter 32032 0 0
for ditto for last Sept. 29 quarter 32042 0 0
for Wages, to wit for wages to seamen generally 60000 0 0
to Walter Whitfeild, Paymaster of the Marines, for subsistence to the Marines on shore 4000 0 0
to same for subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to sundry Companies of the said [marine] Regiments whose muster rolls are returned from 1705 June 15 to 1706 June 25, all respits being deducted 45688 18 0
to Thomas Savery, Treasurer for Sick and Wounded, towards answering bills of exchange; being three fifths of 4000l. demanded for that service 2400 0 0
to same, to clear quarters for Sick and Wounded and debts of the [Sick] Office for 6 months to Lady day 1706; being three fifths of 14,641l. 2s.d. demanded for that service 8784 13 8
for the Victualling: to wit for Necessary Money, Extra Necessary Money, bills of exchange, Short Allowance Money and other Contingencies 25000 0 0
for same: to be paid to Thomas Savery for two fifths of 4000l. and of 14,641l. 2s.d. as above 7456 9
£255875 0
(William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners dated April 9 to direct payment to Thomas Savery of the above items of 2400l., 8784l. 13s. 8d. and 7456l. 9s.d.). (A like letter for the 4000l. and 45,688l. 18s. 0d. to Walter Whitfeild). Ibid., pp. 264, 286.
Same for 30,000l. to Charles Mason, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Transports: out of loans as above: and is to be applied towards paying [transport] bills in course with the interest thereon due at the time of payment. Ibid., p. 264.
Same for 152,241l. 8s. 10d. to James Brydges, Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad, out of loans as above: and is for services as follows: viz.
in part of 893,706l. 8s. 6d. for 40,000 men anno 1707 £ s. d.
for 61 days' subsistence to the Subject Troops forming part of said 40,000 men, viz. from April 23 inst. to June 23 next 55759 16 11
for full pay for same time to the foreign Forces forming part of said body 64097 1
for the full pay of the General Officers for the same time 2724 10
in part of 211,762l. 16s. 10d. for the 10,000 additional men anno 1707
for subsistence for same time to the Subject Troops forming other part of said body 7276 15 10
for full pay for same time to the foreign Forces forming part of said body together with her Majesty's proportion of the charge of the 3000 Palatines 22383 4 2
£152241 8 10
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 265.
April 8. Letter of direction for 157,206l. 15s. 10d. to Sir Thomas Littleton, the Navy Treasurer: out of loans as above: and is to be applied as follows: viz. £ s. d.
for Wear and Tear being for the Course of the Navy and is in part of 241,495l. demanded for that service for 6 months from July to December 1705 76000 0 0
for the Victualling, for the Course of that Office and is in part of 256,653l. 19s.d. demanded by the Victualling Commissioners for the same six months 81206 15 10
£157206 15 10
Ibid.
Same for 101,824l. 12s. 11½d. to James Brydges, Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad: out of loans as above: and is for services as follows viz.: £ s. d.
in part of 893,706l. 8s. 6d. for the 40,000 men anno 1707
for the Subject Troops forming part of said body and is in part of 55,759l. 16s. 11d. for 61 days' subsistence from June 24 next to August 23 next 27879 18
for full pay for the Foreign Forces forming other part of said body: as in part of 64,097l. 1s.d. for same time 32048 10
for the General Officers, in part of 2724l. 10s.d. for their full pay for the same time 1362 5
for Contingencies, in part of 1666l. 13s. 4d. for same time 833 6 8
in part of 211,762l. 16s. 10d. for the 10,000 additional men and the 3000 Palatines anno 1707
for subsistence for the Subject Troops forming part of said body, in part of 7276l. 15s. 10d. for the same time 3638 7 11
for full pay to Foreigners forming other part thereof, with the Additional Palatines, in part of 22,383l. 4s. 2d. for same time 11191 12 1
in part of 37,012l. 7s. 6d. for the agio etc. for the 12,000 Prussians
for the agio of the pay of the said Troops in part of 5087l. 12s. 4d. for the months of May, June, July and August 1707 2543 16 2
for their bread for the same time in part of 7290 7s. 5d. 3645 3
in part of 445,350l. 14s. 2d. for the 20,562 men in Spain or Portugal
for 6 weeks' subsistence in advance to the Foot Regiments of Pierce, Sankey, Newton and Stanwix [which are] to be sent from Ireland to Spain: to wit from the respective days of embarcation 5336 16 0
for Col. Pepper in consideration of his losses and for the charge of several journeys to Barcelona and other places pursuant to her Majesty's warrant 300 0 0
to answer several bills of exchange drawn by the Earl of Galway from Valentia for the use of her Majesty's Forces in Spain 5975 0 0
in part of 150,000l. for the King of Portugal for the 13,000 men
to complete the subsidy to the said King for the months of January and February 1707 [1706–7] 4148 16 0
in full of 1775l. for the Hanover Troops
to make good the losses of horses sustained by the Troops of Hanover in her Majesty's pay during the last campaign in Flanders 1775 0 0
in part of the order for extraordinaries of the war
to make good to the 40,000 men anno 1706 the sum which was issued on the order for that body on or about 1705–6 Feb. 27 supra Treasury Calendar XX, p. 591 for levy money to recruit the horses of the English Horse and Dragoons lost in the campaign in Flanders anno 1705; the said sum being no part of the established charge of the said 40,000 men and allowed [ordered] to be made good by a vote of the House of Commons of January 27 last 1146 0 0
£101824 12 11½
Ibid., p. 266.
April 8. Same for 103,982l. 18s. 0d. to the said James Brydges: out of loans as above: and is for services as follows: viz. £ s. d.
in part of 445,350l. 14s. 2d. for 20,562 men in Spain or Portugal [anno 1707]
for subsistence for the Forces in Spain exclusive of the body under Earl Rivers and is in part of 61,032l. 12s. 0d. for 3 months from June 23 next to Sept. 23 next 30516 6 0
for full pay for the General Officers thereof in part of 4101l. 13s. 4d. for the same time 2050 16 8
for pay for the General Officers of the 13,000 Portuguese in part of 368l. for same time 184 0 0
for the Contingencies of these Forces in part of 1000l. for same time 500 0 0
for forage and waggon money in part of 1500l. for same time 750 0 0
in part of 186,296l. 4s. 2d. for the 8833 men acting in Spain or Portugal [anno 1707 see Commons Journals XV, 223]
for subsistence to the Troops under Earl Rivers in part of 36,124l. 11s. 4d. for same time 18062 5 8
for the General Officers [thereof] in part of 2838l. 19s. 4d. for their full pay for same time 1419 9 8
for Contingencies for same time in part of 1000l. 500 0 0
in part of the respective orders for Subsidies to the Allies
for the King of Portugal in further part of 150,000l. for the 13,000 men and is for the months of May and June 1707 25000 0 0
for the Duke of Savoy in further part of 160,000l. for her Majesty's proportion of the subsidies payable to him anno 1707 25000 0 0
£103982 18 0
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 267.
April 8. William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to direct the officers of the Exchequer to attend all this day to receive the loans that will be made there and to make the issues that shall be directed for the public service. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 296.
April 9. Same to Auditor Godolphin [Auditor for Crown revenues in Wales]. Upon reading to my Lord Treasurer your representation of the 12th inst. concerning the accounts of the Receivers of her Majesty's Land Revenue for North and South Wales my Lord directs you (in reference to that part thereof which concerns the Ipsums and arrears claimed by Mr. Tilson by virtue of her Majesty's privy seal in that behalf) to make forth schedules of all the ipsums and arrears standing out on the accounts of the Receivers of Crown Land Revenues in North and South Wales as directed by the warrant of 1702 July 8 supra Treasury Calendar vol. XVII, p. 292. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to prepare an instrument for securing the repayment by the Commissioners for the repair of Dover harbour of a loan of 1500l. desired by them from the Queen without interest on the credit of the Act of Parliament [2 Anne c. 7] for the repair of said harbour.
In the margin: this letter was writ over again verbatim the 7th May 1707 and directed to Sir Simon Harcourt, present Attorney General. Ibid., p. 297.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ William Hetheridge (a tidesman in the inferior list London port) as a same in the superior list ibid, loco Thomas Shepheard deceased.
Thomas Hayward to succeed said Hetheridge in the inferior list.
John Moreland as tidesman and boatman in Whitehaven loco Thomas Wyley deceased.
John Swinborne as waiter and searcher at Allonby in Whitehaven port loco Jeremiah Tiffin, deceased.
Mark Clayton as landwaiter in Yarmouth port loco Richard Bathurst deceased.
John Coates as waiter and searcher at Stonehouse in Plymouth port loco John Elliot deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XV, pp. 28–29.
April 8. Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for Peter de Comberose's pension of 3s. a day to be paid to Margaret de Comberose (Combeerose) his wife, he having left it for the maintenance of herself and family on his going to Portugal with the Earl of Galway as Aide de Camp, with whom he continues to serve without any other preferment, and her husband being in Spain she cannot obtain regular certificates of his being alive, whereby she is deprived of the due payment of said pension. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 442.
Same to same to pay 357l. 18s. 5d. to Col. George Kellam for so much expended by him in carrying over to Ireland 70 horses in 1702 to recruit 3 Troops of the Earl of Arran's Regiment, now Brigadier Cadogan's; he having lain at Chester 7 weeks windbound and having lost 10 of the horses on his passage by a violent storm. Ibid., p. 443.
April 10. William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare a state of the enclosed account [missing] of the Principal Commissioners for Prizes for one year ended June 24 last. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 296.
Treasury reference to the Comptrollers of the Accounts of the Army of the petition of Capt. Christopher Russell on behalf of her Majesty's Regiments of the first embarcation to Portugal, shewing that the Captains are only enabled by their non-effectives to recruit their respective Companies and make good the drafts from time to time, yet their non-effectives are respited and the Officers are further charged with the two pences on each man for the same: therefore praying the removal of said respits as is alleged to have been done for the Forces in Flanders, otherwise the Officers in Spain will not be able to provide necessaries to support them in the ensuing campaign.
In the margin: a subsequent reference dated 1708 June 10 to the succeeding Comptrollers of Army Accounts, no report having been made on the present reference. Reference Book VIII, p. 266.
Same to Auditor Harley of the petition of George Dodington and James Cressett shewing that in Feb. 1690–1 they together with one Richard Acton, now deceased, contracted to clothe 3 Regiments of Foot in Ireland, the money to be paid on production of certificate of delivery of the clothing: that the clothing was delivered and the money paid by 2 warrants under the hand of Queen Mary; that upon passing the accounts of Lord Coningsby and Charles Fox these warrants were produced to Auditor Done, yet he hath set the petitioners in super for the same: therefore praying that Auditor Harley in whose Office the said accounts, warrants and certificates are, may state the truth of this matter “that so the late Auditor Done's unjust proceeding may appear.” Reference Book VIII, p. 266.