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Appendix: Miscellaneous 1710

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28, 1714. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1955.

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Miscellaneous 1710

SECRET SERVICE PAYMENTS UNDER ROBERT HARLEY AS CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER FROM 10 AUG. 1710 AND AS LORD TREASURER OXFORD FROM 30 MAY 1711 TO 27 JULY 1714.
Moneys issued to William Lowndes, Esq., for her Majesty's Secret Services from the 10th day of August 1710 inclusive to the 8th March following exclusive:
£
9 Sept. 1710. Received this day at the Exchequer 1,000
27 Sept. 1710. Received more 2,000
19 Oct, 1710. Received more 1,000
25 Oct. 1710. Received more 1,000
3 Nov. 1710. Received more 1,000
13 Dec. 1710. Received more 2,000
15 Dec. 1710. Received more 2,000
10 Jan. 1710–11. Received more 1,000
18 Jan, 1710–11. Received more 650
3 Feb. 1710–11. Received more 1,000
15 Feb. 1710–11. Received more 1,350
7 March 1710–11 Received more 1,200
£15,200
Acquittances taken by William Lowndes, Esq., for payments made by him out of her Majesty's Secret Services from the 10th day of August 1710. T48/16, p. 1.
1710,
Sept. 9.
Charles, Earl of Manchester, 1,000l. as royal bounty. Ibid.
Sept. 20. Edward Browne, 100l. as same. Ibid.
Sept. 27. Claude Guilot, 100l. for her Majesty's special service. Ibid.
Sept. 29. William Paterson, 100l. as royal bounty. Ibid.
Henry, Visct. Hyde, for the use of Edward, Visct. Cornbury, 100l. for a quarter due this day on her Majesty's allowance of 400l. per an. to the said Visct. Cornbury. Ibid., p. 2.
Sept. 30. George Simpson, 5l. for 1710 Sept. 29 quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as royal bounty. Ibid.
Edward Brown, 125l. for same quarter on my allowance of 500l. per an. as same. Ibid.
Oct. 4. John Greatheed, 150l. for half a year to 1710 Sept. 29 on 300l. per an. as same. Ibid.
Louisa Maria Cresset, 200l. as same. Ibid.
The [junior] clerks of the Treasury, 108l. 5s. 0d. for a quarter's salary due 1710 Sept. 29: viz.
£ s. d.
E. Webster. 15 15 0
Wm. Este 12 10 0
Tho. Jett 12 10 0
J. Varey 5 0 0
Wm. Lowndes, junr. 25 0 0
John Lowndes 12 10 0
Tho. Spence 12 10 0
M. Granger. 12 10 0
Ibid., p. 3.
Edward Williams, 5l. for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. for my attendance [on] and carrying of letters and messages at the Treasury. Ibid.
Peter Dusouley, 5l. 5s. 0d. for foreign Gazettes furnished for the use of the Treasury in July, Aug. and Sept. last. Ibid.
Anne R.:
We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well loved William Lowndes, Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of 1,000l.
Ibid., p. 4.
Oct. 16. Thomas Atterbury, Clerk of the Cheque to the Messengers of the Chamber, 25l. for 1710 Sept. 29 quarter on an additional allowance of 100l. per an. as of her Majesty's bounty. Ibid.
Oct. 17. Kenneth, Lord Duffus, 200l. as of her Majesty's bounty to my wife Charlotte. Ibid.
Oct. 18. John Eyles, 25l. for the use of Dr. John Irish for 1710 Sept. 29 quarter on 100l. per an. as her Majesty's bounty to the said Dr. Irish. Ibid.
Oct. 19. Charles Shales, 25l. for same quarter on 100l. per an. to be disposed as her Majesty hath directed. Ibid., p. 5.
George, Earl of Cromartie, 300l. as royal bounty. Ibid.
Oct. 26. William Cotesworth, 125l. for same quarter's annuity due to me [by assignment from the late Earl of Clarendon]. (Witness, Edward Coatsworth.) Ibid.
Benjamin Overton, 200l. for same quarter on the allowance of 800l. per an. as of her Majesty's bounty. Ibid.
Sir Edward Ward, Chief Baron of the Exchequer Court, 300l. for half a year to 1710 Sept. 29 on the yearly allowance of 600l. made to me by her Majesty. Ibid., p. 6.
Oct. 30. Robert Futter, 50l. for 1710 Sept. 29 quarter on my allowance of 200l. per an. T48/16, p. 6.
Nov. 1. Peter Le Neve, 20l. for several manuscripts, to wit Declarations of the Receipts and Issues at the Exchequer in 1661, 1662, 1663, 1664 and 1665; with about twenty other books. Ibid.
Nov. 4. Christopher Tilson, 37l. 10s. 0d. for 1710 Michaelmas quarter on an allowance of 150l. per an. Ibid.
Nov. 9. Anne R.:
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 400l.
Ibid.
Nov. 14. Charlwood Laughton, 100l. as royal bounty for the use of William Price. Ibid., p. 7.
Nov. 21. Edward, Earl of Clarendon, 250l. for 1710 Sept. 29 quarter on 1,000l. per an. “which her Majesty is pleased to allow me from Midsummer last.” Ibid.
Nov. 25. Mr. John Ker of Kersland, 100l. as royal bounty. Ibid.
Dec. 8. John Macknay, 163l. 13s. 4d. by order of the Bishop of Salisbury to discharge the fees due to the officers of the Garter and others at the installation of George August, Prince Electorall of Brunswick Lunenburg, to be performed by proxy at Windsor the 22nd inst.
Attaching: autograph letter by Gi. [Burnet, bishop of] Sarum, Can[cellarius] Gar[terii] dated St. Johns 20 Dec. [sic,? for Nov.] 1710: "Sir. By the Queen's order I send the bearer John Macknay, my servant, to receive the fees due for the Installment of the Pr. Electorall upon whose receipt underneath written I render myself answerable for the paying them out as they are severally due.” Gi Sarum.
Ibid.
Anne R.:
“We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, Esq., out of our money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of 1,500l. this 8th day of December 1710.”
Ibid., p. 8.
Dec. 15. Anne R.:
A receipt worded as above for 2,000 guineas, being 2,150l.
Ibid.
Dec. 26. George Simpson, 5l. for 1710 Xmas quarter. Ibid., p. 9.
Edward Williams, 5l. for same quarter. (Signs: the mark of Edward Williams.) Ibid.
Dec. 26. Clerks of the [Treasury], for same quarter's salary: viz.
£ s. d.
E. Webster 20 15 0
E. Webster, for William Este 12 10 0
M. Granger 12 10 0
Tho. Jett 12 10 0
William Lowndes, junr. 25 0 0
Tho. Spence 12 10 0
John Lowndes 12 10 0
Ibid.
Dec. 27. James Turner, 50l. for the use of Claude Gillott in satisfaction of money expended for her Majesty's service. Ibid.
Dec. 29. Tho. Atterbury, Clerk of the Cheque to the Messengers of the Chamber, 25l. for 1710 Xmas quarter on an additional allowance of 100l. per an. as of her Majesty's bounty. Ibid., p. 10.
Dec. 30. John Eyles, 25l. for the use of Dr. John Irish for same quarter as her Majesty's bounty to the said Dr. Irish. Ibid.
Edward Brown, 125l. for same quarter on my allowance of 500l. as of her Majesty's royal bounty. Ibid.