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'Entry Book: May 1689, 21-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9: 1689-1692 (1931), pp. 126-144. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104775 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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May 1689, 21-31

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
May 21. Treasury warrant to Mr. Fox [Customs Cashier] to pay Thomas Langley, late searcher of Ipswich, 22l. for his salary of 8l. per an. from 1683, Sept. 29, to 1686, June 24, when he was dismissed. Money Book X, p. 20.
Money warrant for 125l. to John Trenchard for last Easter term on his fee as Chief Justice of Chester : with dormant clause for payment of said fee in future. In the margin : a later Treasury order of confirmation dated 1690, Aug. 1, hereof. Ibid, p. 21.
William Jephson to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 20,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh, which is to be sent down with Mr. Toll into the country to be applied towards the clearing of the Forces there. Disposition Book VIII, p. 8.
Same to Mr. Craford to attend the Commissioners appointed to Inspect the Army "who part from hence to-morrow morning." (The like letter to Mr. Clarke, Judge Advocate [of the Forces].) Out Letters (General) XII, p. 29.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to forthwith report on the petition of the town of Whitehaven. Ibid.
Same to same to seal Lord Lexinton's goods at his lodgings, as he is going Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Brandenburg. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to same to admit to entry 15 casks of butter on board the Olive Branch, William Mountslemery master, and 60 ditto on the Recovery, Richard Crookshank master, being consigned from Ireland to France, but for some time detained in Plymouth port and now unable to proceed to France or to return to Ireland. Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 13.
Same to same to permit Francois Baudouin, Sieur Desprize, to enter his goods on payment of aliens' duties and without exacting the French Tunnage duty : he being one of the persecuted Protestants in France and having got his effects (brandy, wine, oil and salt) out of France with great hazard in the Peter, a Dutch-built vessel of 140 tons, manned with Hamburgers, which arrived at Plymouth Mar. 26 last : he having taken a house at Plymouth and is settled there with his family and is obtaining his naturalization, relying on the King's declaration of protection for French Protestants flying hither for refuge : the seizure of said goods being due to their importation in an unfree bottom. Ibid, pp. 13-14.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Bernard Greenvile, esq., shewing that 300l. per an. is fallen to him by the death of the Duke of Albemarle, being the Crown rent paid for Mote Park, near Windsor, "and the value of the land being nigh as much more worth per an.," prays an increase of rent or to have possession of the land to dispose to his best advantage ; also for payment of last Lady day's half year's rent thereof. Reference Book VI, p. 37
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Rob. Williamson for the place of one of the five undersearchers, London port, of which Richard Peirce and William Clough have a patent which they are willing to surrender to petitioner.
Richard Wollseley for a King's waiter's place [London port].
John Martyn for renewal of his patent as searcher of Plymouth, of which William Kempe has obtained a reversionary grant, although by law not capable to hold the same.
Robert Coningsby for a landwaiter's place, London port.
Reference Book VI, pp. 38, 39.
Same to Brooke Bridges and Thomas Done, Auditors of Imprests, of Mr. Rowe's account of the revenue moneys he received in Devonshire and Cornwall [during the period of the revolution].
Prefixing : said account.
Ibid, pp. 40-1.
l. s. d.
[1688] Nov. 15, received of several people for Excise in Exeter when Mr. Covin would not collect 226 7
Nov. 20, received of the Dutch Treasurer 19,556 gilders 12s. 8d., which at 11 gilders per £ is 1,777 17 5
Dec. 1-26, received of Step. Coom, collector of Excise in Devon 1,425 9 0
Dec. 3-31, received of Richard Score, deputy collector of Customs at Exeter 1,092 11 6
Dec. 4-27, received of Edward Parsons, postmaster of Exeter 121 0 5
Dec. 12, received of Christopher Warren, collector of Plymouth 500 0 0
Dec. 12, received of Nich. Butler, collector of new impost, Plymouth 20 19 6
Dec. 29, received of Geo. Beck and Geo. Sampford, the King's part of condemned goods at Topsham 18 9 6
Dec. 31, received of George Sampford for prizage 90 13 6
[1688-9] Jan. 21, received of Mr. Spry, collector of Penryn 138 1
[1688] Dec. 21, received of Sir Peter Killegrew 196 5 7
Dec. 21, received of Tho. Swanton, collector of Falmouth 240 0 0
Dec. 21, received of Nich. Saunders, collector of Truro 150 0 0
Dec. 21, received of Mr. Harry, collector of Fowey 130 0 0
[1688-9] Jan. 3, received by loan money in the county of Devon 1,470 8 6
£7,598 3
Disbursements.
l. s. d.
1688, Nov. 16, paid the Excise officers' salary at Exeter 56 0 0
Nov. 16, Mr. Herbert at Exeter 168 4 3
Nov. 20, Visct. Cornbury's Regiment 576 6 0
Nov. 20, Col. Langston's Regiment 1,153 6 3
Nov. 20, The Blew [Blue] Regiment 237 0 0
Nov. 22 to 23, paid for hay and corn for the King's horses at Alphington and for a horse to Mr. Baker. 17 8 0
Nov. 31, to Mr. Richard Score 5 17 6
Nov. 30 to Dec. 5, Governor Seymour's order 37 3 7
Dec. 3 to 4, Visct. Mordaunt's Regiment 893 0 0
Dec. 3 to Jan 11, Sir Rob. Peyton's Regiment 668 16 6
Dec. 3 to Jan. 6, Col. Lutterell's Regiment 1,131 14 6
Dec. 14 to Jan. 20, Col. Hasting's Regiment 971 3 8
Dec. 16 to Jan. 23, paid the Earl of Bath 400 0 0
Dec. 23, Joseph Hext, by order of the Earl of Bath 12 0 0
Dec. 17 to Jan. 16, the Earl of Leven's Regiment 250 0 0
Dec. 19, Col. Beveridge for his Dragoons 100 0 0
Dec. 26 to Jan. 8, [ditto] more 353 0 0
Jan. 10, Mr. Saffin for loss of cloth for Col. Beveridge 6 0 0
Jan. 3, Col. Gibson for sick men 20 0 0
Jan. 16, Mr. Addis, merchant at Plymouth 44 10 10
Jan. 19, Capt. Churchill for his men 354 4 6
Jan. 18, Mr. Knight, town mayor of Exeter 8 6 3
Jan. 12, Robert Renfre and Benj. Cartyant 2 0 0
£7,466 1 10
The accomptant craves 189l. 19s. 0d. for his charges and pains, having made no deductions in his payments to soldiers and others.
Treasury reference to the Exchequer Auditor for North Wales of the petition of Roger Whitley, junr., shewing that the offices of Receiver General of Crown Revenues in North Wales were granted to petitioner's brother during pleasure in reversion after Maurice Wynne, who held for life ; that said brother enjoyed same till the death of Charles II ; that same were granted to Ralph Whitley, petitioner's uncle, in reversion for life and to petitioner in reversion for life and by the late King [James II] were granted to Godfrey Harcourt during pleasure," which grant is determined : therefore petitioner prays to be admitted to said office according to his patent. Reference Book VI, p. 41.
May 21,
et postea.
Treasury constitution and appointment of the following as Receivers General of the Poll in the respective localities named, viz. :
Ralph Williamson for cos. Durham and Northumberland and Berwick-on-Tweed (May 21). Proposal for his sureties, May 20. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 22. Sureties : himself, Timo. Williamson of Abchurch Lane and Henry Howard at the Crown in Barbican, citizens of London.
Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, pp. 19-20, 21, 31, 39. Reference Book VI, pp. 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 70, 72.
Anthony Isaacson for Newcastle-on-Tyne (May 21). Proposal for his sureties, May 20. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 22. Sureties : himself, Arthur Shallet, merchant, London, Jo[h]n Isaacson of Lincoln's Inn, junr., gent.
Gilbert Spencer for Kent and Canterbury (May 24). Proposal for his sureties, May 21. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 25. Sureties : Sir Cha. Bickerstaffe, kt., Gilbert Spencer of Penshurst, co. Kent, junr., James Storton of St. Martin's in the Fields, corn chandler.
Timothy Heardson for Lincoln (May 24). Proposal for his sureties, May 21. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 25. Sureties : Sir Thomas Hussey, William Hussey and Thomas Broughton, esqrs.
Samuel Foden (Toden) for co. Stafford and Lichfield (May 27). Proposal for his sureties, May 21. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 25. Sureties : John Chetwynd of co. Stafford, Thomas Foden of Newcastle-under-Lyme, William Vyte of co. Stafford.
William Wynne of Beaumaris, co. Anglesea, gent., for co Anglesea, Carnarvon and Merioneth (May 28). Proposal for sureties, May 24. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 28. Sureties : Thomas Webb of Gelly Conen [Gellegynan], co. Denbigh, Richard Wharton of Gray's Inn, gent., and Hugh Wynn of Bryn yr Odiu, co. Carnarvon, gent.
William Whitebread for co. Beds (May 29). Proposal for sureties, May 23. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 29. Sureties. William Leedes of Tattenham, gent., John Howard, upholsterer in Long Lane.
Nicholas Baker for co. Worcester (May 29). Proposal for sureties, May 27. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 29. Sureties : Mr. Hill of Upton, Mr. Cocks and Mr. Cheetle of Worcester.
Charles Duncomb for London, Middlesex and Westminster (May 29). On May 22 Phillip Howard proposed securities detailed for himself for this Receivership : viz. : himself and Charles Duncombe (Reference Book VI, p. 39). Duncombe's proposal for sureties, May 28 (ibid, p. 43). Warrant for taking his sureties, May 29. Sureties : the Honble. Philip Howard, Thomas Browne of Greek Street, co. Midd., esq.
For Surrey and Southwark (June 8). Proposal for sureties, June 4. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 8. Surety : Tho. Brown of Greek Street, Westminster.
John Stanyer for co. Salop (May 29). Proposal for his sureties, May 28. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 29. Sureties : Francis, Visct. Newport, Andrew Newport, Thomas Newport, esqrs.
James St. John, goldsmith at the White Horse in Lombard Street, for co. Bucks (May 31). Proposal for his sureties, May 30. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 31. Surety : Francis St. John, esq., of Thorpe, co. Northants.
For co. Northampton (May 31). Proposal for his sureties, May 30. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 31. Sureties : John Barkesdale, merchant in Miles Lane, London, Isaac Hawkins, citizen and grocer in Thames Street, near London Bridge.
For co. Cambridge (June 3). Proposal for his sureties, June 1. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 3. Sureties : Benjamin Williams, merchant in Friday Street, London, John Cutlove, linen draper at the Three Nuns in Cheapside.
For co. Herts (June 3). Proposal for his sureties, June 1. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 3. Sureties : Samuel Towler, merchant, of Cold Harbour in Thames Street, Joseph Gray, linen draper at the Hen and Chickens in Cornhill.
For co. Oxford (June 22). Proposal for sure June 20. Warrant for taking his sureties, June—. Surety : Charles Barksdale of London, merchant.
Tho. Doyley for co. Hants (May 31). Proposal for his sureties, May 29. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 31. Sureties : William Kent of Winchester Street, Thomas Joyner of Fresh Wharf, London.
Henry Seward for co. Hereford (May 31). Proposal for sureties, May 27. Warrant for taking his sureties, May 31. Sureties : James Powle, Edwd. Bangham, Caleb Powell, all of Leominster.
Edwd. Jolley for co. Huntingdon (June 7). Proposal for his sureties, May 30. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 7. Sureties : James Farside, merchant, William Dowse, merchant, Edward Audley, draper, all dwelling in Huntingdonshire.
Tho. Truman (Trewman) for co. Notts (June 8). Proposal for his sureties, June 6. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 8. Sureties : Samuell Hallowes of Norton, co. Derby, Rowland Browne of Leistrop [Leesthorp], co. Leicester, Phillip Shearard of Car Colston, co. Notts, gent., John Hawkins, alderman of Nottingham.
Nath. Moleneux for co. Lancs. (June 8). Proposal for his sureties, June 3. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 8. Sureties : John Birch of Odsal [Ordsall], William Molyneux of Hawkelly, William Tratis of Liverpool, merchant.
John Cruwys for Devon and Exeter (June 11). Proposal for sureties, June 8. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 11. Sureties : Samuell Foot of Tiverton, co. Devon, Richard Newt of Bampton, Robert Burridge of Tiverton.
Noah Starling for co. Berks (June 11). Proposal for his sureties, June 6. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 11. Sureties : Tho. Brumpsted of Midgham, Samuel Wattlington of Reading, gent.
Edward Michell of Cheltenham, co. Gloucester, gent., for Gloucester (June 11). Proposal for his sureties, June 1. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 11. Sureties : John Carter the elder of Charlton Abbots, co. Gloucester, esq., Jonathan Castleman of Cubberley, co. Gloucester, esq., and Lionell Rich of Dowdeswell, co. Gloucester, esq.
Charles Goodwyn for co. Sussex (June 12). Proposal for sureties June 4 for Charles Duncombe for this Receivership (Reference Book VI, p. 48). Ditto dated June 12 for same detailed for Charles Goodwyn for it (ibid, p. 52). Warrant for taking Goodwin's sureties, June 12. Surety : Ambrose Isted of Edmonton, co. Midd.
Samuell Bradshaw (Broadshaw) of Holbrook, co. Derby, for co. Derby (June 12). Proposal for sureties, June 10. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 12. Sureties : Robert Forne of Bonsal, co. Derby, gent., Antho. Broadshaw of Holbrook, Henry Ferne of Westminster, gent.
William Cawthorpe (Cowthorpe) and Christopher Randes for co. Lincoln (June 12). Proposal for sureties, June 11. Warrant for taking their sureties, June 12. Sureties : Sir Christopher Nevill of Aubourn, co. Lincoln, Francis Grantham of Horkthorne [Hackthorn], co. Lincoln.
Tho. Love for co. Suffolk (June 14). Proposal for sureties, June 12. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 14. Sureties : Henry Coppenger of Buxhall, co. Suffolk, John Keeble of Stowmarket, William Chinery of Combs.
Christopher Gardinar for co. Wilts (June 14). Proposal for sureties, June 12. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 14. Sureties : Tho. Gardiner, esq., Commissioner of the Ordnance, William Gardiner, merchant, Bishopsgate Street.
David Williams for co. Denbigh, Montgomery and Flint (June 18). Proposal for sureties, June 15. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 14 [sic]. See infra, p. 133, under Thomas Hughes. Sureties : Davis Williams of Glanalaw [Llanallgo], co. Anglesea, Robert Lloyd of Llanhavon, co. Montgomery, Roger Gethin of Masbrucke [Maesbrook], co. Salop, Thomas Foulkes of Mertyn, co Flint, gent.
John Newsham for co. Warwick (June 18). Proposal for sureties, June 15. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 14 [sic]. Sureties : Charles Newsham of Chadshunt, esq., Thomas Newsham of Alcester, co. Warwick.
Joseph Cradock for co. Leicester (June 21). Proposal for sureties, June 14. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 21. Sureties : Henry Hasting of Belgrave, co. Leicester, esq., Tyringham Stevens of Newark, near Leicester, Mathew Symons of Leicester, gent., Edmd. Cradock of Leicester, woollen draper.
John Child of Devizes in Wilts for co. Wilts (June 21). Proposal for sureties, June 20. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 21. Sureties : Geo. Child, minister of Eaton, Mr. Goodwyn, minister of Cannings, Hen. Rogers, rector of Heddington, Thomas Child of Heddington.
Charles Turner for Norfolk and Norwich (June 21). Proposal for sureties, June 12. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 21. Sureties : Sir John Turner of Lynn Regis, Mr. Glover, merchant in London.
Tho. Allen for co. Somerset (June 26). Proposal for sureties, June 14. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 26. Sureties : Tho. Allen of Bruton, co. Somerset, gent., Jo. Mogg of Castle Cary, co. Somerset, gent., John Allen of Midsomer Norton, gent.
George Howell for co. Glamorgan (June 28). Proposal for sureties, June 25. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 28. Sureties : William Morgan of Llanedarn, gent., William Jones of Llandaff, gent., Hen. Nicholls, rector of St. George.
Morgan Whitley of Aston, co. Flint, for Cheshire and Chester (June 29). Proposal for sureties, June 29. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 29. Sureties : Thomas Whitley of Aston, esq., Thomas Evans of Northop, esq., Luke Lloyd, junr., of Bryn.
Daniel Price of Brecon, co. Brecon, mercer, for co. Brecon (June 29). Proposal for sureties, June 24. Warrant for taking his sureties, June 29. Sureties : Robert Lucy of the town of Brecon, esq., Richard Williams of Aberbrane in the parish of Llanspyddid, co. Brecon, William Aubery of Brecon town, Tho. Lloyd of St. David's, Richard Williams of Lincoln's Inn.
Richard Tregaire for co. Cornwall (July 2). Proposal for sureties, June 29. Warrant for taking his sureties, July 2. Sureties : himself and Philip Jeoffery and Tho. Bawden of Launceston, gentlemen.
Nathaniel Rich for co. Essex (July 5). On May 2 [? 20] Francis Porter of Chelmsford in Essex proposed sureties for himself for this Receivership, viz. Sir Anth. Abdy of Felix Hall, co. Essex, Robert Bownd of Chelmsford, mercer (Reference Book VI, p. 38). Rich proposed sureties for himself for this Receivership June 29. Warrant for taking Rich's sureties, July 2. Sureties : himself and Sir Robert Rich, kt. and bart., and Nathaniel Rich of Woodham Walter, co. Essex.
Ephraim Sanford (Sandford) for co. Westmorland (July 8). Proposal for his sureties, July 5. Warrant for taking his sureties, July 8. Sureties : himself and William Sandford of Askham, co. Westmorland, Jo. Sandford of Newcastle, merchant.
Isaac Willison for co. Cumberland (July 8). Proposal for his sureties, July 5. Warrant for taking his sureties, July 8. Sureties : himself and Josuah Collison and James Collison of Penrith.
Charles Williams of Newport for co. Monmouth (July 12). Proposal for sureties, July 6. Warrant for taking his sureties, July —. Sureties : Nehemiah Williams, mayor of Newport, Francis Lewis of Magor, co. Monmouth.
John Philips of the town of Carmarthen, esq., for cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Pembroke and Haverfordwest (July 12). Proposal for sureties, July 9. Warrant for taking his sureties, July —. Sureties : Edward Philips of Picton, co. Pembroke, esq., James Phillips of Kellymaenllwyd, co. Carmarthen, esq.
William Christian for Yorkshire (July 23). Proposal for sureties, June 29, viz. himself and Ewan Christian of Unerigg, co. Cumberland, esq., John Ellis of the city of London, esq., Christopher Carleton of Woodside, co. Westmorland, gent. For his further proposal of sureties and the warrant for taking see infra under date July 23.
Joseph Cradock for co. Rutland (July 23). Proposal for sureties, July 23. Warrant for taking his sureties, July 23. Sureties : himself and Tyrr Stevens of Newark, esq.
Edward Price of Builth for co. Radnor (July 24). Proposal for sureties, July 20. Warrant for taking his sureties, July 24. Sureties : John Phillips of Builth, Tho. Phillips of Aberedw, Mr. Christopher Phillips.
Jo. Darby for co. Dorset (July 26). Proposal for sureties, July 19. Warrant for taking his sureties, July 26. Sureties : Samuel Clutterbuck, Richard Andrews, Thomas Ward, Nathaniell Huthnance, all of the city of London.
Tho. Hughes for co. Denbigh (August 8). See supra, p. 131, under David Williams.
Francis, Visct. Newport, for the palaces of Whitehall and St. James's and within the Verge thereof (Aug. 21).
May 21. Treasury approval of the schedule, detailed, of fees to be taken for the [surety] bonds of the Receivers General of the Poll money. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, p. 22.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to James Gibbons, esq., Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes, of a house erected by him within the circuit of Whitehall Palace abutting east on Little Scotland Yard and south on the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber and west on the house in the tenure of Thomas Neale and north on a small piece of land in the occupancy of John Chace, apothecary : and of a small piece of land 14½ feet by 6½ feet wide adjoining thereto. The present lease to be for 31 years at 6s. 8d. per an. rent in consideration of said Gibbons having spent 300l. in building said house, which is a small brick tenement : but with a clause of resumption on the Crown's paying said 300l.
Prefixing : constat of the premises and memorandum by the Surveyor General. Sir Christopher Wren thinks it convenient to include the said small piece of land in this lease as it is at present a void corner and noisome to the Court, being generally filled with dirt and filth, which Gibbons is content to be at the charge of enclosing for the future benefit of the Crown.
Ibid, pp. 22-3.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant dated May 16 inst. from the Earl of Dorset to the Master of the Jewel House to prepare and deliver to John Warner, master of the King's barges, 49 pair of badges of silver gilt for himself and 48 watermen : same to be of the same weight as formerly ; each pair of badges not to exceed the weight of 50 ounces ; "to be made of the following fashion, viz. the Rose and Crown gilt and made as heretofore with the letters W and R on each side the Rose and Crown, to be worn upon the breast and upon the back of the liveries of the said watermen." Ibid, p. 24.
May 22. Royal warrant to the Earl of Ranelagh to attend the Commissioners appointed to examine the State and Condition of the Forces and for Regulating the same and to issue and apply for and towards clearing the pay of the Forces and the contingencies thereof the 50,000l. [sic for 500,000l.] issued [supra, p. 88] to said Earl for the services of the Forces : same to be issued according to such orders as shall be given in writing by the said Commissioners. King's Warrant Book XIV, p. 91.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Giles Lytcott, esq., of the office of Comptroller General of the Accounts of the Customs, which office he has for many years faithfully executed : with the salary of 1,000l. per an. : and with a place [seat] in the Custom House, London port : he to deliver at Michaelmas every year an account of the revenue of the Customs, distinguishing each branch thereof and the debit of every receiver, collector and sub-collector thereof and the moneys due on bonds and the defalcations for incidents, charges, debentures [for drawback] and certificates (for discounts, damage and over entry). Ibid, pp. 94-7.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a dormant great seal for the yearly fee of 1,000l. to each of the Judges of the several Courts of Justice at Westminster : and for the payment of last Easter term's quarter now due thereon : the said yearly fee to be payable up to the time of death, removal or discharge of each Judge : all as hitherto allowed by Charles II and James II in lieu of their ancient fees and allowances ; and as conducing to the good administration of justice whereby the Judges may be obliged to attend the public service of the kingdom. King's Warrant Book XIV, p. 104.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 100,000l. to Sir Rowland Gwynn, kt., Treasurer of the Chamber, as imprest for the expense and service of that Office. Ibid, p. 105.
Same to same for a same for allowances in account to be made as follows to the executors of Sir Thomas Player, late Chamberlain of the city of London, on his account of the Disbandment money as follows. Under the [Second Disbandment] Act of 29 Car. II, c. 1, 100,000l. was imprested to said Player as a Commissioner for disbanding the Forces New Raised since 1677, Sept. 29. In pursuance of an order of the Commons of 1 James II said Player exhibited his account of said sum and therein craved allowance of 13,859l. 9s. 10d. paid to several Forces by him disbanded ; 8,663l. 15s. 1d. transferred to Sir Gilbert Gerrard, another of the Commissioners for said Disbanding ; 9,046l. 18s. 10½d. similarly transferred to Col. Roger Whitley, another like Commissioner ; 25,105l. 3s. 4d. similarly transferred to Col. John Birch, another like Commissioner ; 3,082l. 19s. 8d. paid to several tradesmen and others who furnished the said army with clothes and accoutrements ; 360l. 15s. 8d. paid for sundry extraordinary charges relating thereto ; 42l. 5s. 8d. paid to George Blackburne for corresponding with persons deputed to disband part of said Forces in the remote parts of the kingdom ; 62l. 10s. 0d. paid to Thomas Corbyn for examining the accounts of Lemuel Kingdon and others in the out-districts ; 20l. paid to William Jones, deputed with others to disband the Forces in the Isle of Wight ; 38,291l. 18s. 6d. remitted upon bills of exchange drawn by several persons deputed by him and the other Commissioners for the disbandment of Forces quartered in several remote parts of the kingdom or paid here in London to several of the officers of such Forces, which sum is to be set in super on the deputy-commissioners concerned therein ; 1,716l. 13s. 4d. to the said Commissioners for their pains and charges, being 2d. in the £ on their issues.
The said accounts have been examined by a Committee of the House of Commons, before which sundry vouchers were produced, though not so regular as by the course of the Exchequer is required "for that the soldiers of many Companies would not trust their officers to receive their money for them, but would every man for himself receive what was due to him ; and to have taken an acquittance from every soldier for those small sums which remained due to each of them after their landlords were paid for their quarters would have been very tedious, and (as by them is alleged) would have increased the charge by keeping the army much longer undisbanded ; the substance whereof was reported to the Committee, who seemed well satisfied therewith." The abovecraved allowances are hereby to be made and the said Gerrard, Whitley and Birch are hereby to render their several accounts of the sums so as above paid to them. Further, the [abovesaid] allowance of 2d. per £ on their issues is hereby to be made to said Commissioners not only on the said 100,000l., but also on any other sum actually raised under the said Act and for the payment whereof the said Commissioners have signed debentures.
Ibid, pp. 107-110.
William Jephson to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of any unappropriated money in the Exchequer, viz. : Disposition Book VIII, p. 8.
l. s. d.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces 15,740 10 0
to William Harbord on account for the Forces in Ireland 20,000 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance on the ordinary 2,000 0 0
to ditto for stores and storehouses 1,051 13 2
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the ordinary 4,000 0 0
to ditto for tickets 2,000 0 0
to ditto for the Victuallers 6,000 0 0
to ditto to pay for the ship Richard and John, made a fireship 643 14 0
to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse 500 0 0
to Visct. Lumley for so much he lent to his Majesty 3,250 0 0
to Aaron Smith for lawsuits and other his Majesty's affairs 300 0 0
to me [Jephson] for secret service 4,436 15 0
to the Paymaster of the Works for the buildings at Hampton Court 1,000 0 0
to Sir William Dutten Colt Envoy to Brunswick and Luneburg 955 0 0
to Lord Lexinton, Envoy to the Elector of Brandenburg 955 0 0
to Mr. Vyner, upon his order 500 0 0
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh out of the abovesaid [15,740l. 10s. 0d.] to pay 10,000l. to Monsieur Vanderech upon account for the use of the Dutch Forces. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Hall to pay 570l. to the Hearthmoney officers in full of last Lady day quarter's salaries. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 1,552l. 8s. 9½d to the Queen Dowager in full of last Lady day quarter ; and 1,500l. to the Princess of Denmark in part of same quarter. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to seal Robert Molesworth's baggage at his lodgings, in order to their transport to Denmark, whither he is going as Envoy Extraordinary. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 29.
William Jephson to the Customs Commissioners to deliver. Customs free. 1,800 swords and 300 fire arms arrived from Holland for the Regiments of Meloniere and Du Cambon. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 29.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Samuel Wells for a landwaiter's place [London port].
William Symonds for a same [ibid.].
Reference Book VI, p. 39.
Same to same of the petition of James King and Tho. Somervell for delivery of their goods. Customs free, they having been forced out of Ireland and having arrived at Chester with some fine goods value 100l. Ibid, p. 42.
May 23. Privy seal granting to the Treasury Lords [the farm or management of] the Alienation Office, viz. empowering them by themselves or their deputies to manage the revenue and profits arising by the Kings or Queen's fines in Chancery arising by writs of Covenant and writs of Entre in the post for suffering common recoveries etc.: with power to pay out of said revenue 1,346l. 12s. 0d. per an. by tallies on the profits of the writs of Covenant and 200l. by tallies on the profits of writs of Entre : and with power to compound said fines etc. and with a prohibition to the Lord Chancellor or Keeper of the Great Seal to so compound in the King's name. All the balance of said revenue (after payment of the abovesaid sums and after deduction of salaries and expenses) is hereby to be paid into the Exchequer to the King's use. (Undated royal warrant for said privy seal.) King's Warrant Book XIV, pp. 69-71.
Same for allowances as follow in the accounts of several Customs collectors, viz. in the account of Charles Orchard as customer of Exeter port for several payments made by him for the King's use, to wit, 120l. to Lieut. Col. Tipping, 503l. 14s. 6d. to William Harbord, 967l. 11s. 6d. to Anthony Rowe and 500l. to Sir Edwd. Seymour, or in all 2,091l. 6s. 0d. and similarly Capt. Warren, customer of Plymouth, similarly paid 500l. to Anthony Rowe : and similarly 201l. 0s. 3d. was taken from John Kent, collector of Penryn port, by Sir Peter Killegrew and others ; and similarly Charles Sherman, collector of Faversham port, did pay 15l. to James Graham, esq., for the use of the late King James II. All the said sums are hereby to be allowed in the said respective collectors accounts. (Royal warrant dated May 13 for said privy seal.) Ibid, pp. 81-2.
Same for tallies on the Excise for 2,250l. to George, Duke of Northumberland, as for three quarters to 1689, Christmas, on his annuity of 3,000l. granted by Charles II : all in consideration that the said Duke does intend with the King's good liking to serve our allies beyond sea in a campaign this summer and this payment is to better furnish and enable him for the said service. (Royal warrant dated May 13 for said privy seal.) (Treasury warrant dated May 25 for tallies accordingly.) Ibid, pp. 83-4. Money Book X, p. 23.
Same for 500l. as equipage and 5l. a day as ordinary to Charles, Visct. Dursley, as Envoy Extraordinary to Spain : his first quarter's ordinary to be advanced : with the usual clause for allowance of his extraordinaries. King's Warrant Book XIV, p. 91.
Treasury order for the execution of a dormant warrant of 1686-7, Jan. 13, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. VIII, p. 1148, for payment of the Duchess of Cleveland's pension of 4,700l. per an. out of the Post Office. Money Book X, p. 22.
Money warrant for 300l. to Aaron Smith as imprest for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated May 23 hereon.) Ibid, p. 22. Order Book III, p. 11.
Money order for 125l. to John Trenchard, for last Easter term's salary as Chief Justice of Chester. Order Book III, p. 11.
William Jephson to the Navy Commissioners to make forth a bill for payment of 643l. 14s. 0d. to Capt. Robert Drummond, master and part owner of the ship Richard and John of Glasgow, which was seized by Lord Dartmouth and made a fireship and is now employed as such in the King's service ; Mr. Pepys having reported that to be the ship's value. Disposition Book VIII, p. 9.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the transport to Holland, Customs free, of the equipage and horses of the Duke of Northumberland. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 30.
Same to same to seal the goods of the Earl of Pembroke at his house in St. James's Square, who is going ambassador into Holland. Ibid.
Same to Sir Robert Holmes for his answer to the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Arnolt Cooper. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Thompson for the place of deputy searcher, London port.
Ralph Blackshaw for a landwaiter's place, London port.
Reference Book VI, p. 39.
Indenture between the Treasury Lords, as managers of the alienation revenue, ut supra, p. 136, and Peregrine Bertie, James Saunderson and William Glanvill ; whereby the former appoint the latter to be their deputies for the management of the Alienation Office and revenue [with the title of Commissioners for Alienations]. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, pp. 24-5.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant of May 10 inst. from the Earl of Dorset to the Master of the Jewel House to prepare and deliver to the Rt. Honble. Thomas Wharton, esq., Comptroller of the Household, 1,000 ounces of white plate as heretofore usually allowed. Ibid, p. 27.
May 24. William Jephson to the Customs Commissioners to seal up the goods of the Prince of Nassau [at his lodgings] in order to their transport to Holland and to permit [his] six horses to pass, Customs free. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 30.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of William Robinson for a searcher's place at Newcastle.
Lazarus Jones for a landwaiter's place, Bristol port loco Richard Trueby, a reputed Papist.
John Chambers for a surveyor's place, London port.
Reference Book VI, pp. 39, 40, 42.
Treasury reference to the auditor concerned of the petition of George Oxinden, Dr. of Laws, Judge Advocate of the Admiralty of the Cinque Ports, praying for an allowance of 100l. per an. in lieu of the ancient salary of 2s. a day paid for his office out of the fee farm rents in co. Kent ; which fee farm rents are now sold. Reference Book VI, p. 39.
May 25. Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the patent salary of 57l. per an. to George Watson as customer inwards, Bristol port. (Warrant of same date from same to same to pay him 14l. 5s. 0d. for last Lady day quarter thereon.) Money Book X, p. 23.
Money warrant for 955l. to Charles, Visct. Dursley, 500l. thereof for equipage and 455l. thereof for a quarter's ordinary in advance as Envoy Extraordinary to Spain. (Money order dated May 27 hereon.) Ibid, p. 24. Order Book III, p. 12.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe an order of the King in Council, prefixed, dated Hampton Court, May 23, to take off the embargo on the ship Speedwell, Robert Perry master, now at Plymouth and bound for the Gambia river on the north parts of Guiana, and the ship Hannah, Charles Danvers master, now in the Thames and bound for the south parts of Guinea : same being made upon the petition of the Royal Africa Company of England. Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 15.
Treasury reference to the [Customs] Commissioners of a paper concerning the bonds in the hands of John Dutton Colt, collector of Bristol [port].
Prefixing : said paper, unsigned and undated The total of said bonds is 17,000l. "We [probably some Bristol merchant importers] are contented to pay 10,000l. presently and take up all the said bonds."
Reference Book VI, p. 35.
Same to William Harbord and Anthony Rowe, esq., of the petition of Sir Tho. Beaumont, shewing that the King made him Lieut. -Col. of Col. Beveridge's Regiment of Dragoons and he raised his troop at his own charge, which was afterwards disbanded ; that the King ordered 350l. levy money for each Troop of Dragoons then raised, but petitioner received no part thereof : therefore prays payment of said 350l. Ibid, p. 42.
Same to same of the petition of Samuell Wildgos for a landwaiter's place at Weymouth, vacant by Mr. Ellesdon's being a captain in the army.
William Smith for a watchman's place, London port.
William Figg for the like.
Thomas Workman, junr., for the like.
William Wancklin for a tidesman's place, ibid.
Ibid, pp. 42, 43.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to deliver up to John Smith, Receiver of Crown Revenues for London etc., the 1,000l. surety bond of 1675-6, Jan. 8, entered into by him and John Sawyer, esq., of St. Martins in the Fields, now deceased ; a fresh like bond having been given by said Smith and Mary Sayer of Berkhampstead, widow. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, p. 26.
Treasury constitution and appointment of Capt. William Wolseley to be conservator and supervisor of the Forest of Dean to take special care of the nurseries of young timber there in accordance with the Act of 19-20 Car. II, c. 8, to prevent wastes and spoils, keep out incommonable cattle etc. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, p. 28.
May 27. William Jephson to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed extract [missing] of a letter from Capt. Cotton, commander of the Charlotte yacht, concerning some brandy and salt run in the island of Guernsey. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 30.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed papers [missing] of Mr. Cooke and Mr. Rodney. Ibid, p. 31.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to deliver, on payment of Customs, such earthenwares as are already brought in, ut supra, pp. 100, 106-7, as in the petitions of James Barston et al. and John Green et al. : but withal to take care that no more be after this day suffered to be imported, but be seized and condemned according to law : the Customs Commissioners having reported that they have heard both sides and seen samples of the wares in question, both English and foreign, particularly of galley tiles, and are of opinion that the manufacturers thereof here ought to be encouraged and the laws put in execution against the importation thereof : but that the parcels in question as above were probably imported by virtue of the permission granted by the late Treasury Lords in August last, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. VIII, p. 2059. Out Letters (Customs) XII, pp. 12-13.
Same to Sir George Treby, Attorney General, to non pros the information against the abovesaid parcels of earthenware belonging to John Green et al. and seized by Mr. Radford, a tidesurveyor. Ibid, p. 15.
Treasury letters patent appointing Edmund Hampden as a King's waiter, London port loco Benjamin Skynner : with the fee of 52l. per an. Ibid, p. 16.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of James Slade for the place of landwaiter at Truro loco Hugh Ackland.
John Collins for restoration to his place as a landcarriageman, London port.
William Witherington for a landwaiter's place, ibid.
Reference Book VI, pp. 42, 43.
May 28. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 100,000l. to Ralph, Earl of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe, as imprest for the service of the Great Wardrobe. King's Warrant Book XIV, p. 111.
Same to same for a same for payment of 160l. 5s. 0d. to Thomas, Marquess of Carmarthen, for 39 days, Feb. 14 last to Mar. 25 last, as President of the Privy Council: with dormant clause for the payment of 1,500l. per an. from Lady day last to same as same ; 1,000l. thereof as in lieu of the former allowance of diet of 10 dishes every meal and 500l. thereof as royal bounty. Ibid, pp. 111-2
Royal sign manual for 3,250l. to Richard, Visct. Lumley, in repayment of the like sum by him voluntarily lent to the King. (Money order dated May 29 hereon.) (Money order dated May 30 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XIV, p. 112. Money Book X, p. 114. Order Book III, p. 12.
Same for 1,100l. to the eleven Masters in Chancery for one year to Lady day last on their fee of 100l. per an. each. (Money warrant dated May 31 hereon.) (Money order dated June 3 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XIV, p. 113. Money Book X, p. 26. Order Book III, p. 13.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for payment to Charles, Earl of Macclesfield, as President of the Council in the Marches of Wales, of 1,106l. 13s. 4d. per an. for diet of him and the said Council and to defray foreign expenses (and half a year thereof usually paid beforehand) ; 800l. per an. to him or the steward of his household for the extraordinary expenses of the Court and Household according to an establishment thereof made 1668, Nov. 13, by Charles II (a quarter thereof payable in advance) : and 400l. per an. for the provision and maintenance of an honourable stable for said President : same to be payable out of the Crown revenues of North Wales and South Wales. The said steward is hereby to keep a book of the disbursements of said household upon the abovesaid establishment ; and the allowance of same by two of the said Council shall be a sufficient voucher "because some things that may be necessary for our said service, though comprehended under the general heads of our said establishment, cannot be particularly enumerated." King's Warrant Book XIV, pp. 113-4.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to John, Earl of Carbery, of the offices of chamberlain of the borough of Brecon etc., ut supra, p. 121.
Appending : particular and memorandum, dated May 21, by Deputy Auditor Robert Humfreys of said various offices.
Ibid, pp. 115-8.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for a grant of an annuity or yearly sum of 300l. to Samuell Clark, esq., out of the Customs : same having been granted him 1686-7, Mar. 24, during pleasure, which grant is determined [by the present King's accession], but the King thinks fit to renew it in relation to said Clark's good services in relation to the Customs revenue : same to be payable quarterly from Lady day last. Ibid, pp. 118-9.
William Jephson to Lord Kingston for a true statement of the matter in the enclosed petition [missing] of Gawen Corbin's concerning a stop put by Mr. Cartwright, one of your servants, to a parcel of wood in Sherwood Forest which was sold under a warrant of the late Treasury Lords. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 30.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Jones for a collector's place at Bristol or Hull.
Richard Bradford for a noontender's place, London port.
Geo. Fouke for the place of surveyor, Dover port.
John Harrison for a tidesurveyor's place [London port].
Richard Chichester for a landwaiter's place, ibid.
Henry Greenway for a deputy searcher's place, ibid.
Reference Book VI, pp. 43, 44, 45.
Treasury reference to Peregrine Bertie of the petition of Edward Cooke, shewing that in Trinity term, 1688, he was made a Commissioner of the Alienation Office loco Mr. Courthop, deceased, and sat as such 10 days in that term and all the vacation and has continued in that office 10 months, but has only received salary for Michaelmas and Hilary terms ; and the salary for Trinity term is still in the Office, being directed for the administratrix of said Courthop, who cannot receive it, which by law belongs to petitioner : therefore prays payment either of said Trinity term or of this Easter term. Reference Book VI, p. 44.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Ravenscraft for delivery (on security of re-export) of 300 dozen of gloves which his factor at Genoa shipped for Amsterdam for petitioner's account, but were put on an English ship for London (there being no shipping in that port [Genoa] for Holland) "with orders to put them on board the first ship he met with bound for Holland," but same was driven into Weymouth and the gloves there seized. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Thomas Humfrys, ironmonger, shewing that 3,000l. is due to him for materials furnished to the Office of Works ; that there are several rapier blades, wire and padlocks in the cellars at the Custom House which are near spoiled with rust ; therefore prays to have same at an appraised value as against said debt. Ibid, p. 45.
Treasury letters patent appointing George Parry, esq., of Lions Inn, co. Midd., as solicitor for the revenue of Excise and Hearthmoney : as amply etc. as he himself or Francis Guy or any other his predecessor therein : with 150l. per an. salary as from Lady day last. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, pp. 26-7
May 29. William Jephson to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of any unappropriated moneys in the Exchequer, viz. : Disposition Book VIII, p. 10.
l. s. d.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for weekly money 6,000 0 0
to ditto for tickets 1,000 0 0
to ditto for pay of Deptford and Woolwich Yards for 1685, Christmas quarter 3,682 10 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the Train of Artillery for Ireland, in part of 12,000l. 4,000 0 0
to Mr. Harbord on account of the Forces for Ireland 19,000 0 0
to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces 7,249 13 10
to me [Jephson] for secret service 2,350 0 0
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe 2,000 0 0
to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse 1,000 0 0
to the Paymaster of the Works for the repair of Mr. Buckley's lodgings 320 12 0
to ditto for arrears due in the Office of the Works 500 0 0
to ditto, more for the Works 650 0 0
to Monsieur Overkirk for the Stables 2,000 0 0
to Mr. Hornby for interest money 502 10 2
to Visct. Newport for the Household 1,500 0 0
to Jo[h]n Black, Stephen Black and Zach. Bayly for so much they lent the King in the West 250 0 0
£52,005 6 2
William Jephson to the Paymaster of the Works to forbear applying the above 320l. 12s. 0d. to any use till further order from the Treasury Lords. Disposition Book VIII, p. 9.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to John, Visct. Massareene and Clottworthy Skeffington, several boxes and trunks brought from Ireland and now detained at Liverpool ; same belonging to them, their children and family. Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 17.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Joseph Mayow.
Thomas Richards for a place as landcarriageman, London port.
John Hobart for a landwaiter's place, London port.
Reference Book VI, pp. 44, 46.
Same to Rob. Humphreys, Deputy Auditor of Wales, of the petition of Sir Rowland Gwynn for the place of steward of the King's lordships in co. Radnor formerly granted to the Marquess of Powys. Ibid, p. 44.
May 30. Privy seal authorising the Justices of the King's Bench to make an allowance to prosecutors of divers offences against the laws of the realm up to the maximum of one third of the fines, recoveries or forfeitures recovered and received to the King's use thereon : all by reason that a great cause of the slackness of the prosecution against such offenders is that after the prosecutors have procured indictments, presentments, actions of debt, informations and scire facias to be awarded they have no recompense for their pains and charges therein : most of which offences are properly to be prosecuted in the King's Bench : the Attorney General to certify as to the prosecutor's charges and travail : the King's Coroner and Attorney of the said Court to enter such allowances on the rolls of the King's Bench Court amongst the entries of the fines of the Court and so to be extracted into the Exchequer, together with the extract of the said fines and amercements. (Royal warrant dated May 22 for said privy seal.) King's Warrant Book XIV, pp. 92-4.
Same to authorise the non-prosecution, discharge and cancellation of coast bonds in cases where ships shall be driven into outports or foreign countries by extreme force of winds, tempests or weather or other necessity contrary to the wills and minds of the owners or masters thereof and there unladen : all as a merciful provision to avoid the utter undoing of divers of the King's subjects and other strangers using the traffic of merchandise within these dominions : affidavit to be made as to the said cause and certificate to be given by the Customs Comptroller that the Customs on such lading for which such bond is given have been paid and discharged in some port of England or Wales. In case of the evil practice of deceit herein which certain covetous persons have used in conveying such ships and goods out of the kingdom the Treasury Lords or Chief Baron of the Exchequer are hereby empowered to examine such cases and to compound the forfeiture as they think fit, on proof as before of the payment of Customs. (Royal warrant dated May 22 for said privy seal.) Ibid. pp. 97-102.
William Jephson to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed extract [missing] of a presentment from the Customs Commissioners. Out Letters (General) XII, p. 31.
Same to the Attorney General. The King is informed that the grant to Hugh, Lord Clifford, of the office of Clerk of the Pipe is void because he did not duly qualify himself by law ; and that Bartholomew Fillingham and others to whom a subsequent grant was made thereof have not duly executed the same whereby said office is now vacant. You are to give your warrant to the Clerk of the Petty Bag for a commission to William Wogan, a serjeant at law, Geo. Bradbury, Roger Mompesson, John Radford, Stephen Harvey, Saml. Blackerby, Peter Warburton and Rob. Blaney to enquire whether said office be now so void. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Smith to give notice of the above to Mr. Chudleigh, Mr. Fillingham and Mr. Prowse and also to Mr. Russell so that they may be heard by counsel before said Commission. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Peter Sponer for the place of riding surveyor in the port of Yarmouth on the Norfolk coast. Reference Book VI, p. 45.
Same to Aaron Smith of the petition of George, Duke of Northumberland, shewing that by grant from Charles II petitioner is seized of the Seal Office under the rent of 413l. 8s. 6d. payable every term, but with a clause for him to be accountable only for his receipts in cases of adjournments of the Courts or alteration of proceedings of the Courts by Act of Parliament or if the profits should not amount to the said rental : that about Christmas last all business ceased in the law and Hilary term adjourned, so that no profits arose for that term : therefore prays to be discharged of the 413l. 8s. 6d. rent for said term. Ibid.
May 31. Treasury warrant to Thomas Fox [Customs Cashier] to pay William Culliford 100l. for his service for one month after Lady day last as a Commissioner of Customs. Money Book X, p. 25.
Money warrant for 30,000l. to Sir Rowland Gwyn, Treasurer of the Chamber, as imprest for the service of his Office. (Money order dated June 1 hereon.) Ibid, p. 25. Order Book III, p. 12.
Same for 200,000l. to William Harbord in further part of 400,000l. by the privy seal of April 19 last as imprest for the pay of the Forces designed for the service of Ireland. (Money order dated June 4 hereon.) Money Book X, p. 27. Order Book III, p. 13.
William Jephson to the Customs Commissioners to deliver at the Queen's backstairs in Whitehall, on payment of Customs, 37 packs containing 73 chairs out of the ship Unity, Henry Rowland master : same being for the Queen.
Appending : note of the bill of lading, dated Amsterdam, May 18 inst.
Out Letters (General) XII, p. 32.
Same to same to deliver at the Duke of Bolton's house in Warwick Street, on payment of Customs, the household goods of Lord William Pawlett, which are arrived from Holland in the ship Richard and Thomas, William Carter master. Ibid.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of William Bayly for a landsurveyor's place, London port.
Henry Langford for a landwaiter's place [ibid.].
John Watts for restoration to his place as tide-surveyor [ibid.].
John Taylor for a landwaiter's place, ibid.
John Nappier, junr. (late surveyor of Customs of Youghal and Kinsale and plundered of all he had) for the surveyorship of Dover port or elsewhere.
Simon Yonge for a landwaiter's place.
John Tinsley for a same, London port.
Samuel Wildgos for the place of undersearcher, Bristol port loco Mr. Lesly, who has taken a commission in the Army.
Robert Glegg for a landwaiter's place, London port.
William Ball of Dartmouth, merchant, for the office of collector, Dartmouth port.
Reference Book VI, pp. 45, 46, 47.
Same to the auditor for co. Kent on the petition of John Packer for the place of steward of Otford in Kent, which his father held for life and after his death was granted to one White, a Papist, and is now void. Ibid, p. 46.