Entry Book: June 1670, 1-14

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June 1670, 1-14

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
June 1 Sir G. Downing to Sir Edmond Sawyer and the rest of the Auditors of the Exchequer Court. It is of great importance to His Majesty's service that the grants of the fee farm rents be speedily passed to the Trustees for the sale thereof. Such of you as have already made out the particulars of the fee farms above 40s. are to forthwith proceed in making out the particulars of those below 40s. All particulars to be forthwith sent to Auditor Phelips that he may make rates [ratals] thereof and transmit them to the Attorney General. Since writing hereof I understand by Mr. Jefferies that you have all delivered in particulars of the fee farms above 40s. Out Letters General II. p. 288.
Same to Mr. Blaney and Mr. Lightfoot. My Lords have appointed you to be clerks to the Trustees for sale of fee farm rents. In order to your fully understanding all the proceedings in order to the passing the grants to the said Trustees you are to repair to John Lawrence, who has hitherto been employed in looking after this business, and take an account from him how far he has proceeded. Ibid, p. 289.
June 1 Sir G. Downing to Mr. Colvill to attend him to-morrow Out Letters General II. p. 289.
Same to Mr. Newcombe to send to my Lords 100 printed copies of the Wine Act. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to attend my Lords to-morrow about the Exchequer powers for recovery of the arrears from the late Hearth money. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Sir Joseph Seymour to allow in account to William Bowdler, late receiver general of assessments and poll for co. Hereford, 200l. for his charges in the returns of his moneys into the Exchequer and into the Office of Exchanges at [Great] St. Helens. Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 244.
The Treasury Lords to the Clerk of the Pipe to despatch to Auditor Phelips particulars of such of His Majesty's rents as are within the late Act of Parliament for advancing the sale of fee farm rents: the delay herein being a great prejudice to the King. Ibid, XXXVII. p. 179.
Same to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster for the same. Ibid, p. 350.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt. "To the end all due regularity be observed and all just contentment given to such persons as shall lend money either upon the late Wine Act or upon the sale of His Majesty's rents, we think fit to direct and appoint that in every tally given to every such lender for the sum by him lent it be particularly expressed upon what founds [funds] or security the money is lent, that is to say either upon the said sale of rents or Wine Act: being the same course that was observed in all loans upon the late acts of Additional Aid and Eleven Months' tax. And we do therefore direct and require the several Tellers of His Majesty's Exchequer that the same be accordingly expressed in their bills upon each loan to the end the tally may be inscribed accordingly. And for the further satisfaction of the lenders we do hereby direct and require the Auditor of the Receipt upon the sight of the tallies of loan from time to time to draw up orders for repayment of such loans without any futher warrant from us [the Treasury Lords], expressing upon the margent of each order out of what money the same is to be paid, and including in each order the interest after the sale of 6l. per cent. for a year, to be paid half-yearly from the date of the tally of loan to the time of repayment of the principal, and to register the said orders upon the said revenues respectively in course according to the respective dates of the tallies of loan. All the said orders to be grounded upon His Majesty's letters of privy seal, bearing date the 30th of April, 1668." Warrants Early XVIII p. 329.
Treasury order on the Exchequer in general for 100l. to Major Edward Trelawney upon his annuity of 200l. per an.: to be paid out of the remainder of the Queen's portion. Order Book XXXVII p. 99.
The like for 100l. for Lieut. Col. Rumsey, on same, out of same. Ibid.
June 1 Money warrant for 5,604l. to the Navy Treasurers: to be in orders registered on the Wine Act. Warrants Early XXVI. p. 7.
June 2 Sir G. Downing to Sir W. Doyly. The King will now be speedily here. Pray send to-morrow the warrant for listing and paying the Queen Mother's debts and legacies. The warrant was sent yesterday to Sir R. Long to be perused by him. Out Letters General II. p. 290.
Same to Mr. Townsend, junr., to attend him to-morrow Ibid, p. 291.
Same to Auditor Beale to call the late Farmers of the Hearth money to bring their accounts to him, and to hasten the state thereof. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for process of immediate extent against John Cooper, of Thurgarton. Notts, Cecil Cooper, of the same, and Herbert Leek, of Nottingham, as bondees of the late Farmers of Hearth money: and for the like against William Applegarth and John Applegarth, of Carlisle, for the like; and for the like against Richard Edlin, of Deptford, merchant, Edward Staden, of Blackwall, ropemaker, and Richard Coggs, of Ruislip, co. Midds., silkmen, for the like. Warrants Early XXXVI. pp. 189–90.
Twenty-four Treasury orders for in all 8,540l. to the Navy Treasurers: on the Wine Act. Order Book XXXVII. pp. 213–4.
Treasury order for 45l. to Sir Edw. Griffin to be paid to John Woolley gent., Keeper of the Council books, for provision of Council books, pens, paper, &c Ibid. p. 164.
Money warrant for 4,000l. to Robert Child and William Bowles, Esq., Masters of His Majesty's tents, toils, hales and pavilions, in part of the privy seal of Mar. 23 last for 7,000l. to them as imprest. (Orders hereon of same date.) Warrants Early XXVII. p. 19; Order Book XXXVII. p. 164.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a Great Seal to void the letters patent of 1670, April 2, granting several powers and authorities to the Treasury Lords. Warrants Early XV. p. 426.
Same to Mathew Pinder, the riding Six clerk of the Court of Chancery for the year ending at Michaelmas, 1669, to deliver to the Treasury Lords the sign manual containing a grant to Geo., Duke of Albemarle, deceased, Lord Arlington, Lord Ashley, Sir Thomas Clifford, Sir John Trevor, and Sir John Duncomb, of the annual rent or fee farm of 5l. granted by letters patent of James I., of date 1609, Oct. 7, to George Salter and John Williams out of the scite of the manor of Cherbery in Evenley, co. Northampton, and all the divers other annual or fee farm rents, Tenths, and other payments in the name of Tenths and other duties and payments in the said bill particularly mentioned under the trust therein mentioned. Ibid.
Followed by:—A deputation. dated May 3, from the Treasury Lords to John Lawrence to receive the said bill.
Money warrant for 100l. to Katherine Gunter, widow, on her pension of 200l. per an. Ibid, XXVII. p. 6.
June 3 Sir G. Downing to Mr. Newcombe, the printer. You are to print with all imaginable expedition the particulars of the several fee farm rents and other rents which will be brought to you from time to time by John Lawrence, my Lords solicitor. Delay herein will be of very great prejudice to His Majesty's service. Also if you do not send by Monday next the 100 copies of the new Wine Act my Lords will cause them to be bought elsewhere and will give order that other persons shall be employed in the business of His Majesty's printing for the future. Out Letters General II. p. 291.
June 3 Sir G. Downing to Lord St. John to attend my Lords to-morrow about Mr. Swynborn's account. Out Letters General II. p. 291.
Same to Col. Birch. You have taken away my paper [for the Wine Act Commissions] for the several districts of the outports so that I cannot prepare the fiats for the great seal. Bring it to-morrow. I apprehend this service will suffer in some parts of it by reason it is not dispatched in time. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Walter Strickland, of Ripon, Yorks, as Receiver of Hearth money for the West Riding. Warrants Early XXXVI. pp. 185–6.
The like for Thomas Browne, of London, as same for Berks and Oxford. and for William Levet, of Swindon, Wilts, as same for Wilts.
The Treasury Lords to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Neither of your Auditors have yet sent in the particulars of the fee farms of the Duchy to Auditor Phelips. Let there be no further delay herein. Ibid, XXXVII. p. 350.
The like letter to the Clerk of the Pipe Ibid, p. 351.
Royal sign manual to Mathew Pindar, the riding Six clerk of the Court of Chancery for the year ending 1669, Michaelmas, to personally attend the King at the Privy Lodgings in Whitehall, and bring the sign manual containing a grant of the fee farms to the Duke of Albemarle et al. [as Trustees for sale thereof]. Ibid, XV. pp 435–6.
The Treasury Lords to the Farmers and officers of the Customs to take care that all wines be entered in the right owners names. there having been lately imported greater quantities of wine than usual, quantities whereof have been entered in the names of persons hitherto not known to be merchants or importers, and who are not the real owners or proprietors of such wines, such practices being of design to defraud the King of the duty payable by the first Wine Act and payable under the retrospect in the second Act. Out Letters Customs I. pp. 201–2.
Treasury order for 1,400l to Lord Howard on the loans on the Wine Act. Order Book XXXVII. p. 213.
Same for 1,400l. to Arthur Onslow, Esq., in repayment of loan- Ibid, p. 215.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt. "Whereas we have been necessitated for His Majesty's service to charge the payment of more moneys on the intended deed now passing (for sale of 10,000l. per an. of His Majesty's fee farm rents and other rents to be vested in the Lord Hawley and others for sale thereof) than the same will answer and make good; these are now to direct and require you to apply the money of such other deed as shall next pass for sale of a further part of the said fee farm rents and other rents, for the paying of what is [over] charged on the said first mentioned deed; and [rigidly] in the course [in which] the respective orders [drawn on the credit of such sale] are registered in the office of the Auditor of the Receipt." Warrants Early XXVII. p. 20.
June 4 Treasury order for 1741l. to Philip Madge [Maddox] in repayment of loan: out of the Customs of July 1671. Order Book XXXVII. p. 24.
Same on the Exchequer in General for 5l. to widow Eliz. Pinkney. Ibid, p. 100
The Treasury Lords to John Man. collector of customs in Milford port. The King has appointed you under the great seal to search the cellars or store houses of any merchant importer, wine cooper or other trading person or retailer in the port of Milford unless the retailer have paid or secured the duty [under the late or second Wine Act and the clauses therein for the retrospect] and to take an accompt of all wines remaining in store there [i.e. in such cellars. &c.] on the 24th inst. A copy of the Act will be sent you and instructions for your guidance herein. You will receive 6d. per £ on all moneys arising hereby. Out Letters Customs I. p. 203.
The like letters severally to the following Collectors of the following ports, viz.:— Ibid, pp. 203–4.
Basil Feilding, deputy collector for Carlisle.
John Wyat and William Melhuish for Bristol.
Francis Greham for Hull.
Robert Winspeare for Scarborough.
Thos. Shipton for Whitby.
John Morice for Bridgwater, Minehead, &c.
Gilbert Marshall for Padstow and Cornwall.
Owen Godfrey for Wells, &c., Norfolk.
Robert Bagnall for Faversham.
John Arden for Wisbech.
Abraham Biggs for Fowey.
Thos. Margrets for Woodbridge.
William Cowland for Malden.
John Willy for Poole.
Stephen Pyend for Rochester.
William Applegarth for Berwick.
Samuel Birch for Liverpool.
Nicholas Sanders for Truro.
John Marckham for Sandwich.
John Harle for Southwold port.
John Francis for Beaumaris.
John Margretts for Aldeburgh, &c., Suffolk.
Philip Boucher for Barnstaple, Devon.
David Horton for Cowes.
William Jones for Aberdovey. North Wales.
William Hurt for Dartmouth.
John Jefferies for Grimsby, &c., Yorks.
Walter Etteryck for Sunderland.
Hugh Salisbury for Portsmouth.
Andree Slee for Boston.
Francis Metcalfe for Lancaster.
John Purslow for Milton, &c., Kent.
Richard Enys for Penryn, Cornwall.
Nico Prigg for Ives, &c., Cornwall.
John Dawson for Yarmouth.
Richard Prowd for Penzance.
Samuel Rosse for Lewes.
Giles Ivye for Lyme.
Edw. Gibs for Gloucester.
Tho. Addeson, deputy collector for Whitehaven.
Francis Isaacson for Falmouth.
John Nott for Looe, &c., Devon.
John Ireland for Cley, Norfolk.
John Viccars for Colchester.
Walter Breames for Dover.
Thomas Coles for Southampton.
Charles Broster for Chester.
George Pley for Weymouth.
James Turner for Lynn.
Robert Bradshaw for Chichester.
John Martin for Rye.
Robert Potts for Hartlepool.
George Fowlson for Poulton, Lancs.
Anthony Isaacson for Newcastle.
George Pierce for Helford, Cornwall.
Tho Anlaby for Bridlington, Yorks.
George Gosnall for Ipswich.
Richard Gwyn for Swansea, Wales.
Joseph Ashe and William Carter for Plymouth.
June 5 The Treasury Lords to Sir Tho. Clarges to attend them concerning the timber felled in Finchley Walk in the Forest of Chute, co. Southampton, under the grant thereof to the late Duke of Albemarle. Warrants Early XXXVII p. 351.
[?] Entry of the demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to Charles Lord St. John of the capital messuage and scite of the manor of Lyndhurst, parcel of the possessions of Henry late Earl of Arundell. Ibid, p. 352.
June 6 Sir G. Downing to Col. Birch. You have taken away the 2 papers [concerning the Wine Act commissions] of the out districts which I gave Capt. Wingate: one of which was to be transcribed here for the Attorney General. Also concerning the persons to make the search at Exeter and concerning sending away the copies of the Wine Act. Out Letters General II. p. 292.
Same to the Attorney General to consider and report upon a letter from the Bishop of Exeter. Ibid, p. 293.
The Treasury Lords to the Commissioners of the Privy Seal to stay proceedings in the grant to Robert Humphryes and Thomas Vincent of the office of protonotary and clerk of the Crown in the sessions for the counties of Carnarvon, Anglesey and Merioneth, on the surrender of Henry Wynne, until the said Wynne shall have been heard hereupon. Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 135.
Treasury warrant to the Treasurer's Remembrancer and the Clerk of the Pipe to stay process against the late Farmers of Hearthmoney on their arrears, they having paid in 10,000l. in part thereof. Ibid, XXXVI. pp. 186–7.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Augustine Briggs, of Norwich, alderman, as Receiver of Hearthmoney for Norfolk. Ibid, pp. 187, 188.
And of Richard Gwynn, of Swansea, Glamorgan, as same for Glamorgan, Carmarthen, Pembroke and Cardigan.
And of Sir William Doyly, of Shottesham, Norfolk, kt. and bart., as same for Surrey and Southwark.
And of Edmond Doyly, of St. Margaret's, Westminster, as same for Notts.
Treasury orders for 6,500l. and 6,000l. to William Legg, Lieutenant of the Ordnance: on the Wine Act. Order Book XXXVII. p. 214.
June 6 Money warrant for 3,000l. to Richard Lord Arundell of Trerice, Governor of Pendennis castle and garrison, as royal bounty. Order hereon, dated 1667 [sic, erratum for 1670] June 9. Warrants Early XXII. p. 115; Order BookXXXVII. p. 355.
Same for 16l. 6s. 0d. to Walter Strickland, Receiver of Aids for Yorks, being a surplusage on his accounts. Warrants Early XXVII. p. 8.
June 7 Sir G. Downing to the late Farmers of the Customs to bring in the accompt of their late farm ended 1667. Sept. 29. Out Letters General II. p. 293.
Same to Sir Tho. Ingram, Auditor [sic for Chancellor] of the Duchy of Cornwall [sic for Lancaster]. You have not yet brought in to Auditor Phelips a return of the fee farm rents in said Duchy. Ibid, p. 294.
Same to Sir G. Carteret [erased] to bring to my Lords forthwith his accompts as late Treasurer of the Navy. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Crispe to attend my Lords to-morrow at the hearing of the business of the alum accounts. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Anglesey to send to the Auditors his accounts as [late] Treasurer of the Navy in order to their perfecting. Ibid.
The like to Col. Legg and Sir G. Carteret Ibid.
Same to Auditors Beale and Wood to call upon the above three accomptants for their accompts. Ibid, p. 295.
Same to Auditor Aldworth. In stating Mr. Meynell's interest accompt you are to inspect his accompt books and allow him the interest for each sum up to the time the said books show the principle to be repaid: he attesting his accompt upon oath. Ibid.
Royal warrant for a privy seal for 45,176l. 11s. 3d. to Sir Dennis Gauden, Victualler of the Navy, viz. for interest demanded by him for not having received payment according to the contract at the rate of 6 per cent. per an. from 1660–1, Mar. 6, to 1669, Mar. 29, the sum of 41,074l. 3s. 0d. and for the interest of several sums of money remaining in superplusage upon his several yearly accompts for the years 1661, 1662, 1663, 4,102l. 8s. 3d.: the account hereof having been approved and allowed in the Privy Council, May 13 last. (Privy seal hereon, dated June 16. Money warrant dated July 1.) Warrants Early XV. p. 438a; XVa pp. 2–3; XXVI. p. 9.
Money warrant for 2,625l. to the Earl of Bath in full of all arrears of several pensions. (Order hereon, dated June 9.) Ibid, XXVII. p. 20; Order Book XXXVII. p. 167.
June 8 Sir G. Downing to the Attorney General. It is the King's pleasure that William Harbord be added to the Trustees for sale of fee farms. In order to the speedy despatch of this business interline his name in the bill already prepared for the King's signature, and also in your warrant for preparation of the bill, and bring them both to the Council Chamber this afternoon for the King to sign. Out Letters General II. p. 296.
Same to Mr. Parry, King's Agent at Lisbon, forwarding the commission and instructions to him to act as agent for getting in the remainder of the Queen's dowry. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Lawrence. The warrant appointing you Receiver of Hearth money for Dorset has been ready for you ever since May 11 last. His Majesty's service will suffer by your not taking it out and putting in your securities. Ibid.
June 8 Sir G. Downing to the Queen's Council to send attorney [sic for abbot] Montague or some other to my Lords on Friday concerning the fee farms and other such rents in the Queen's jointure. Out Letters General II. p. 297.
Same to Col. Birch for a state of the account of the Farmers of the London Excise to the 24th inst. Ibid, p. 298.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to hasten the accompt of the Victualler of the Navy. Ibid.
Same to the late Farmers of the Customs to attend my Lords on Friday. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Lawrence to attend Lord Ashley about a process to be issued against a town called Meynell Langley, in Derbyshire, for about 8l. which is set in super upon them in Mr. Bennet's account of the Royal Aid. Ibid, p. 299.
Same to Mr. Colvile to attend my Lords on Friday about the tallies in his hands on Mr. Veile, Receiver of Gloucestershire. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Pepys to attend the Treasurer of the Household to-morrow at his lodgings in Whitehall. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Griffith. Mr. Jarvis Price is not paid by you for the time the others are. You are to attend my Lords hereon on Friday. Ibid, p. 300.
Same to Mr. Prettyman to attend my Lords on Monday at the hearing of the matter between him and Mr. Scarlett. Ibid.
Royal warrant for a privy seal for 20,000l. to the Duke of York "in regard he hath sustained great prejudice in his revenue arising by granting licences to sell wine by retail by a late Act of Parliament. . for raising 310,000l. by an imposition on wines, &c." (Privy seal, dated June 14; Money warrant dated June 21; Treasury orders hereon, dated June 22, with a later clause of direction, dated 1670, Nov. 7.) Warrants Early XV. p. 438a; XVa. p. 21; XXVI. pp. 8–9; Order Book XXXVII. p. 215.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to pay a tally of date 1665, July 3, for 150l. struck on the Customs Farm on Michaelmas, 1667, which tally was not inserted in the list of 1667–8, Jan. 27, remaining in the Receipt. Out Letter Customs II. p. 119.
The Treasury Lords to Mr. Parry, agent in Lisbon, forwarding commissions and instructions as above under date May 13, supra p. 570. Warrants Early XLII. p. 5 (reverse).
Royal warrant for 123l. 18s. 8d. to John Walker for his attendance and service as Clerk to the Commissioners for the freedom and intercourse of trade between England and Scotland; for 40l. to Thomas Truelock as messenger to said Commissioners. (Money warrant hereon dated June 21.) Ibid, XVa. p. 2; XXVII. pp. 31–2.
Treasury order for 122l. 5s. 9d. to William Lewes in repayment of loan: out of the Wine Act. Order Book XXXVII. p. 214.
Same for 100l. to Sir Ste. Fox in repayment of loan: out of same. Ibid.
Same for 222l. 5s. 9d. to William Levet, Esq., in repayment of loan: out of same. Ibid.
Same on the Exchequer in General for 470l. 7s. 4d. to Sir Ste. Fox for relief of loyal and indigent officers. Ibid. p. 99.
June 8 Money warrant for 9l. to Sir Dennis Gawden in full of a surplusage on his account as victualler of the Navy. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 334.
Same for 100l. to Justina Stepney alias Vandyke on her pension of 200l. per an. Ibid, XXVII. p. 7.
June 9 Twelve Treasury orders for, in all, 13,608l. 15s. 7½d. to William Ashburnham, Cofferer of the Household. Order Book XXXVII. p. 257.
Nine Treasury orders for respectively 773l., 692l., 539l., 3,512l., 2,284l., 4,846l., 5,079l., 3,621l., 4,097l. to Samuel Pepys for Tangier: out of the Customs from Nov. 1670 to Sept. 1671. Ibid, p. 25.
June 10 Treasury warrant to the officers of the Works to enter in their books as part of the establishment of the Works, the following officers employed in the works at Windsor Castle, as from July 1668, viz.:— Warrants Early XXXIII. pp. 136–7.
Comptroller of the Works there: Hartgill Baron.
Receiver and Paymaster: Dudley Reuse until 1669, Nov. 4 and Richard Marriott from that date.
Keeper of the Castle Gate: Mr. Luellin.
Keeper of the Timber Yard and Purveyor and Comptroller's
Clerk: William Rowlandson.
Clerk, daily attending the workmen: John Urlin.
Receiver and Paymaster's clerk: William Ward.
Master Carpenter: Richard Ryder.
Sir G. Downing to Mr. Newcomb the printer. My Lords have seen the first sheet of the book of particulars of fee farms, which you have been ordered to print, but they do not like the method of it. You are to proceed no further in that way, but observe the directions you will get from Mr. Lightfoot and Mr. Blaney. Out Letters General II. p. 301.
Same to the King's Remembrancer for the names of the several receivers of the monthly assessments and late poll whose accompts have been brought to your office, and [for a statement] how many and which of them are by you transmitted to the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office in order to be sent to the Clerk of the Pipe. Also for a list of all other accompts whatsoever which are now remaining in your hands and are not transmitted to the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office, with the times they were declared, before whom and when they came to your hands. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Sherwyn. Mr. Bevis Lloyd has now passed some part of his accompts which was the obstacle formerly in [the way of issuing] his Commission for the Hearthmoney [collectorship]. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to draft a warrant for the Customs Farmers to collect the prospect of the Wine Act. Ibid, p. 303.
Same to Alderman Bucknall. My Lords have moved the King about renewing your London Excise farm and for placing your debts, and His Majesty has declared his pleasure therein. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities of Jervas Bennet, of Snelston co. Derby, as receiver of Hearth money for co. Derby, and of Nathaniell Whetham, of the Inner Temple, as same for co. Gloucester. Warrants Early XXXVI. pp. 188, 189.
Same to Auditor Parsons to allow 400l. in account to John Trethewy, late receiver general of assessments for Somerset and Bristol. Ibid, XXXIV. p. 244.
June 10 Royal warrant for [a privy seal for] 10,000l. to Sir Ste. Fox for secret service. (Privy seal, dated July 20.) Warrants Early XV. p. 442; XVa. p. 14.
Same for same for 1,564l. 10s. 0d. to Mrs. Elizabeth Symmons (Symon), being so much due to her late husband for great seals, stamps, medals and other works, as chief graver of the mint: not including 376l. "for service performed for our kingdom of Scotland, which we think fit to leave to be paid there." (Privy seal, dated June 23.) Ibid, XV. p. 442; XVa p. 18.
Money warrant for 250l. to Mary Blagg for half a year on her pension Ibid, XXVII. p. 18.
Royal warrant for 46l. 16s. 0d. to Hugh May, late Paymaster of the Works, for arrears to 1668 July 7, on his fee of 2s. a day; he having surrendered his said office on that day but before obtaining any order for his said arrears, so that said arrears cannot be regularly paid. Ibid, XV. p. 443.
Royal warrant to Henry Earl of St. Albans, Sir Henry Wood, Kt. and Bart., Sir John Wintour, Kt., Sir C. Harbord, Kt., Sir R. Long, Bart., and Sir Peter Ball, Kt., trustees for the revenue late in jointure to the Queen Mother together with Sir G. Downing and Sir W. Doyly, administrators of the goods and chattels of the said late Queen Mother, to allow to be set down and engrossed on the schedule of the said late Queen Mother's debts due to her servants and others the following sums to the respective persons as legacies given and bequeathed by the said Queen: it appearing by a paper of her handwriting that she did acknowledge to owe of her great bounty and goodness to her several servants hereafter named the sums mentioned for services by them done, viz.:— Ibid, XLII. pp. 9–11.
Henrietta Vantelet. 1,000l.
Jane de Lesparvanch, 1,000l.
Susan de Mercey, 1,000l.
Henrietta Beeling, 1,000l.
Mr. Des Chappelle, 1,000l.
Nanon Burdon, 6,000 livres tournois (in sterling money 483l 6s. 8d.).
Peter the Moor, 3,000 livres tournois (241l. 13s. 4d.).
Madame Garnier, nurse to the said late Queen, 6,000 livres tournois (483l. 6s. 8d.).
And also it does appear by a copy of the imperfect will of the said late Queen that she did acknowledge to owe to Madame Garnier, her nurse, 500l., and to De Plancy, her apothecary, 800 pistoles (708l. 17s. 9d. in sterling).
"And whereas we have thought fit to dispose of all the plate, ornaments and furniture belonging to the late Queen Mother's chapel, we have" allowed 1,200l. to Abbot Montague for a compensation of the value thereof.
And further we have thought fit to bestow 300l. on Henrietta Vantlet in consideration of her pretensions to the goods in the said Queen Mother's chamber. "And whereas we did lately employ Henry Lord Arundell and Leolin Jenkins, D.C.L., upon our service to Paris about the affairs relating to our said dear mother's funeral and other services," we therefore allow them 400l. and 200l. respectively for their services and expenses herein: all to be entered in the schedule as above.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt to levy and strike tallies at the Exchequer for discharge of the 17,961l. 2s. 1d., being the allowance to the Excise Farmers for defalcations from their rent for the year ended 1667 Dec. 25. Ibid, XXIV. p. 98.
June 10 Royal warrant for a privy seal for 200,000l. to the Treasurers of the Navy as imprest for the Navy. (Privy seal hereon dated May 16.) Ibid, pp. 429, 438.
Treasury endorsement for the execution of a royal warrant of 1670, May 20, for the issue out of the receipts of the revenues late in jointure to the Queen Mother, of 1,400l. to Henry, Earl of St. Albans, late Lord Chamberlain of the Household to the late Queen Mother: viz. 500l. which he paid to Edward Backwell, of London, for the advance of 4,000l by him [Backwell] paid July 8 last to said Earl for the use of the said Queen Mother, in part of a greater sum owing by the King to his said mother on her pension of 30,000l. per an.: and 900l. which he paid towards the charges and expenses of the Lords Commissioners and others employed by His Majesty from England to France in their journey from London to Calais by sea from Calais to Paris, for several entertainments there, afterwards thence to Colombe. for several entertainments there, and afterwards from Colombe to Paris, and from Paris to Calais, and for the charges of bringing the King's ship off the sands, having been aground there, and being by that accident stayed at Calais with the Commissioners nine days longer, and from thence to London in their return. Ibid, XLII. pp. 11–12.
Money warrant for 500l. to Philip Packer, Paymaster of Works, for the extraordinaries of the Works. (Order hereon, dated June 13.) Ibid XVIII. pp. 330–1; Order Book XXXVII. p. 99.
[Before June 11 ? June 8.] Same for 2,000l. to William Bucknall, being so much by him furnished June 11 last for buying the Earl of Thomond's house at Newmarket. (Order, dated June 11, for 2,000l. to said Bucknall for money by him furnished to the King.) Warrants Early XXIV. p. 52; Order Book XXXVII. p. 256.
June 11 Treasury order on the fee farms for 20l. to William Clayton, one of His Majesty's music. Order Book XXXVII. p. 167.
June 13 Treasury warrant to Auditor Richard Aldworth to allow 16l. 17s. 0d. in accompt to Walter Strickland, Receiver of Aids for co. York, by setting same in super on Henry Slingsby, and to further a low to accomptant 85l. 9s. 11d. for the charges of his receipt, and a further 35l. 0s. 10d. paid by him for interest money to the Commissioners of Kingston-upon-Hull, as mentioned in his account. Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 257.
Sir G. Downing to Auditor Wood to bring to my Lords this afternoon Sir John Prettiman's receipts: for the hearing of the case between Mr. Scarlet and Mr. Prettiman. Out Letters General II. p. 304.
Same to the Attorney General for the draft warrant for the Customs Farmers to collect the prospect of the Wine Act in regard it will be impossible to pass a great seal in time. Ibid.
Same to Major Andros. Before Alderman Backwell pays into the Exchequer the price of the tin delivered by you to his order at Ostend he desires from you a bill of the several parcels by you so delivered. Ibid.
Same to Sir Robert Viner. Send your servant, Mr. Shepheard, to me on Monday about an order to be assigned in the names of Mr. Bickenham and Mr. Langley. Ibid.
June 13 Sir G. Downing to Mr. Dickenson at the Custom House and Mr. Downes to meet Sir R. Long et al. on Thursday week about the business of letting or collecting the new imposition on wines and the business of the wine licences. Out Letters General II. p. 305.
Same to Sir R. Long. You told me that the copy of the late Lord Treasurer's letter mentioned in the late order of my Lords was not sent to you. I find on enquiry both were delivered together by Charnock, one of my clerks. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Anglesey and to the Commissioners of the Navy to attend my Lords to-morrow to meet the King about some business of the Navy. Ibid.
Same to Sir C. Harbord and Mr. Sherwyn to attend my Lords to-morrow with their advice what years' purchase may be insisted upon for the sale of the fee farms. Ibid, p. 306.
Same to Mr. Lawrence to give Sir Philip Palmer all assistance for recovering the moneys due to the King from Mr. Rcuse, and to attend the Treasury to meet Lady Palmer about it to-morrow. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Aldworth to allow 104l. 1s. 4½d. to Jervas Bennet in his accounts for the assessments for co. Derby. Warrants Early XXXIV p. 245.
Same to Auditor Phelips to allow 150l. to Robert Bendish on same for co. Norfolk and to forbear charging on him the 12 per cent. interest charge. Ibid, p. 246.
Royal warrant for a privy seal for 15,931l. 12s. 0d. to Sir Robert Vyner for interest on several sums amounting in all to 62,169l. 10s. 4d., advanced for the garrison of Tangier (the interest whereon up to 1668–9, Mar. 16. amounts to 11,523l. 3s. 5d., towards which there is 1,598l. 16s. 4d. left in said Vyner's hands by Thomas Povey, late Treasurer of Tangier, which with interest and reward thereon is reckoned at 2,033l. 5s. 0d. and therefore leaves 9,485l. 18s. 5d. due, which sum has been allowed by order of the Privy Council of Dec. 15 last) and also 12 000l. advanced by him for the Treasurer of the Chamber (whereof only 1,500l. has been repaid up to 1668–9, Mar. 16, and on the unpaid principal of 10,500l. of which there is due for interest 6,445l. 14s. 2d., which sum was allowed by order of the Privy Council of Feb. 9 last). (Privy seal, dated June 30) Ibid. XV. p. 442; XVa. pp. 12–13.
Same for same for 50,000l. to Sir Edward Griffin as imprest for the Chamber. Ibid, XV. p. 442.
Royal warrant for 40l. 5s. 6d. to the assessors and collectors for the common sewers in Westminster, being so much assessed upon the King by the Commissioners of Sewers for said city. (Money warrant hereon, dated June 20.) Ibid, pp. 442–3; XXVII. p. 24.
Treasury order for 445l. to Sir William Godolphin, envoy in Spain: on the loans on the Wine Act. Order Book XXXVII. p. 214.
[ ? ] Same for 35l. for the officers of the Receipt Ibid, p. 99.
June 13 Same on the fee farms for 100l. to Thomas Wyndham on his pension of 200l. per an. Ibid, p. 169.
Same for 1,200l. to John Colville in repayment of loan: out of the Customs of July, 1671. Ibid, p. 25.
June 13 Money warrant for 300l. to the Master and Worker of the Mint for the repair of the house of Mr. Brattle, Assaymaster of the Mint. Order hereon, dated June 18. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 331; Order Book XXXVII p. 100.
Same for 300l. to Lady Philadelphia Wentworth on her pension of 600l. per an. Warrants Early XVIII. pp. 331–2.
Same for 10l. to Sir William Armorer for 1 year to Lady Day last as his Majesty's Brigandeer. Ibid. XXVIII. pp. 21, 40.
Together with:—A later letter of direction dated 1670, July 17.
Same for 180l. to Dame Katherine Lloyd for the arrears due on her late husband Sir Godfrey Lloyd's 240l. per an. (Order hereon, dated June 14.) Ibid. XXVIII. p. 13; Order Book XXXVII. p. 167.
June 14 Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the splitting of 2 tallies into 4 for Sir Thomas Player, who is passing his account as late Receiver for the Royal and Additional Aids for London, as his said tallies cannot adjust his payments, viz.: one tally of 15,000l. struck on the Royal Aid for London for the quarter ended 1666, Sept. 29. to be divided into 13,046l. 5s. 10d. and 1,953l. 14s. 2d.; and one tally of 15,000l. on the same for the quarter ended 1667, Lady Day, to be divided into 12,880l. and 2,120l. Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 247.
Sir G. Downing to Mr. Newcombe [the King's Printer] to send 100 more copies of the Wine Acts. Out Letters General II. p. 306.
Same to same to print so many copies of the King's proclamation concerning the sale of fee farm rents as he shall receive directions for from Mr. Lightfoot and Mr. Blaney. Ibid, p. 307.
Same to Sir R. Long. Before you go out of town let me have back again the list of the King's servants that are to have wages out of the Exchequer, which Charnock delivered to you yesterday. Ibid.
Same to Alderman Backwell to attend Sir J. Duncombe to-morrow Ibid.
Same to Mr. Lawrence for an account of the charge of passing the wine business. Ibid, p. 308.
Same to Mr. Warcup to attend him to-morrow Ibid.
Same to the late Farmers of the Customs to forthwith pay in the 800l. odd remaining unpaid of their 35.000l. Ibid.
Same to the present Farmers of the Customs forwarding the Treasury Commission for them to collect the prospect of the Wine Act from June 24th inst. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Packer. The King has declared his pleasure that the building the stable at Lindhurst be done by the officers of the Works. Ibid.
Royal warrant for 130l. to John Hingston for repair of the organ at the Chapel Royal at Whitehall. (Money warrant hereon, dated June 24. Treasury order hereon, dated June 28.) Warrants Early XV. p. 446; XXVII. p. 9; Order Book XXXVII. p. 170.
Privy seal for 1,000l. to Charles Lord Buckhurst for his equipage and charges, he having been lately employed to compliment the King of France at Dunkirk in Flanders. Warrants Early XVa. p. 9.
Royal warrant [for a privy seal] for 4,000l. to Sir Edward Turnor as royal bounty. (Privy seal. dated June 23. Treasury order hereon, dated June 30.) Ibid, XV. p. 442; XVa. p. 1; Order Book XXXVII. p. 169.
June 14 [Note of the delivery to Mr. Wadlow of] instructions to be observed by Sir George Charnock, William Ellesdon, Charles Henchman and Nicholas Sexton as Commissioners [for the Wine Act] for the districts of Bristol. Warrants Early XL. p. 61.
The like for William Christian, George Krevet and William Fairfax for the district of York; John Northcott, John Martin. Charles Gringaud and Richard Chammock [Camock] for the district of Exeter; Edmond Pott, Jasper Bridon [Breedon] Joseph Wareing and Robert Hollingshead for the district of Ipswich. Ibid.
Treasury Commission to the Customs Farmers to collect the duties on wine imposed by the late [second] Wine Act, paying the proceeds hereof from time to time into the Receipt: "His Majesty having as yet not resolved to demise or farm the said duties." Out Letters Customs II. pp. 205–6.
Treasury order for 1,000l. to Col. William Legg for Sheerness: in loans on the Wine Act. Order Book XXXVII. p. 215.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to the Earl of Lauderdale as one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber. Warrants Early XXVII. pp. 34–5.
Same for 100l. 7s. 6d. to Roger Harsnett for 1 year as one of the serjeants at arms. (Order hereon dated June 18. with a subsequent letter of direction dated 1670, June 27.) Ibid. XXVII. p. 23; Order Book XXXVII. p. 168.
Same for 500l. and 2,500l. to Sir Ste. Fox, being moneys remaining unassigned to him on his privy seals of 1669, May 21, for 8,500l. and of 1669–70, Feb. 25, for 3,000l. Warrants Early XXVII. p. 8.
Same for 5,000l. to Philip Packer for extraordinaries of the Works. (Order hereon dated June 18. and for 200l. for said Packer's house at the Exchequer.) Ibid, p. 9; Order Book XXXVII. p. 168.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Farmers to pay 500l. to Prince Rupert for one quarter of his annuity of 2,000l. granted by letters patent of Mar. 11 last. Out Letters Customs II. pp. 120–1.