Entry Book: July 1687

Page 1693

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 8, 1685-1689. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1923.

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Page 1693

July 1687

July 1. Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Cason, tidesman in fee, London port, praying a tidesurveyor's place [ibid.] loco Humphry Jones, dismissed. Reference Book V, p. 124.
July 5. Royal letters patent under the great seal, dated Westminster, granting to Charles, Duke of St. Albans, and his heirs male the office of Master, Surveyor and Keeper of the Hawks in reversion of Thomas Felton and William Chiffinch, present same; together with the several allowances, pensions or sums of 30l. per month for entertainment, 10s. a day for the provisions of pigeons, hens and other meat for the hawks and 800l. per an., whereof 200l. to be for the entertainment of four falconers for the Crow Hawks at 50l. per an. each and 600l. remainder thereof for provision of hawks of all kinds, viz. for the Crow, the Heron, the Field and the Brook and for all other charges of that nature: the late King having by patent under the great seal, dated 1675, June 22, granted to Thomas Felton and William Chiffinch, or the survivor of them, the said office of Master, Surveyor and Keeper of the Hawks, with the above allowances. King's Warrant Book VII, pp. 2–4.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney of the petition of Richard Wilson for employment as a messenger under the Excise Commissioners, he having been promised employment under them for his loyalty and sufferings. Reference Book V, p. 124.
July 21. Henry Guy to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report on the enclosed answer [missing] of William Bridges and John Genew (who were security with Henry Genew, late collector of [the port of] Dublin) concerning the debt due [to the King] on said Genew's accounts. Out Letters (Ireland) V p. 51.