|Date.||Nature and Substance of the Entry.||Reference.|
|May 3||Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the payment of interest on
orders registered on the Hearth money.||Warrants Early XXI.
|Treasury order for 300l. to Richard Russell. 200l. to Sir Peter
Wyche, and 204l. to Henry Coventry for several services:
and for 5l. to Walter Gouge, Door Keeper to the House of
Lords, as royal bounty.||Order Book XXXVI.
|Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long. The officers of the Fleet have
been again at the Treasury about their interest for orders
registered on the Eleven Months' tax. Please inform my
Lords what you think is fit to be done for payment of them.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to same et al. to report to my Lords the best way for
disposal of the Hearth money revenue from the time of the
Farmers' surrender of their grant thereof.||Ibid.|
|Same to the Customs Farmers to attend my Lords on Friday
about the order of the Privy Council concerning the duty on
|Same to the Lord Privy Seal et al., Lords of Ireland, to attend
my Lords on Wednesday about the farm of the Irish revenue.||Ibid.|
|Treasury order for 500l. to Edward Arden for the Commissioners
of Accompts||Order Book XXXVI.
|Same for 500l. for the Treasurers of the Navy||Ibid.|
|Money warrant for 20l. to Francis Sandford, Rouge Dragon
Pursuivant, for one year's fee.||Warrants Early XVIII
|The Treasury Lords to Sir Edmund Sawyer to attend the
Exchequer Court for its judgment concerning some supers in
the accompt of Sir Saml. Sterling, Receiver of Hearth money
for co. Kent for the half-year ended 1665, Sept. 29, and
concerning some scruples arisen about the charge of collection
of that duty in part of said county by Laurence Rooke for
same period.||Ibid, XXXVI. pp. 128.|
|Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to issue out
process against all such Receivers of His Majesty's revenue as
have not perfected their accounts and answered their moneys
into the Exchequer.||Ibid, XXXIII. p. 102.|
|May 4||Treasury orders for 75l. to Lady Williams for the rent of her
house for Ambassadors: for 200l. to Ca. Villers for repair of
Tynemouth Castle: for 37l. 10s. 0d. to Charles Gifford on
his annuity of 50l.: for 55l. to Walter Dunch to be paid to
Sir William Walter in regard Mr. Dunch is dead. Sir William
having paid the money and brought in the bond, as appears
by Sir Robert Long's certificate.||Order Book XXXVI.
|Sir G. Downing to Alderman Backwell. The articles are drawn
for fishing the tin [at Ostend].||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Sir R. Long. My Lords being still applied to by the
sea officers who have their salaries placed on the last 100,000l.
of the Eleven Months' tax, they have this day consented to
direct Sir Denys Gauden to assign a sum of money to each
of them for payment of what is and shall be due to them for
their interest: [said assignments to be charged] on the 30,000l.
registered in Gauden's name at the end of the Additional Aid.
"If you approve not of this way pray on Friday morning next
be pleased to offer what you thinke may be more proper."||Ibid.|
|May 4||Sir G. Downing to the Marshal of the King's Bench [prison] to
release on bail Nicholas Coates.||Out Letters General II.
|Treasury order for 175l. to Thomas Turnor for Secret Service||Order Book XXXVI. p. 44.|
|The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to stay process
against Lawrence Bathurst, Receiver of Aids for co. Gloucester.||Warrants Early XXXIV.
|May 5||Treasury order for 400l. to — Farr, Esq., for the fortifications
of Landguard Fort.||Order Book XXXVI. p. 67.|
|Money warrant for 14l. to Lancelott Thornton for one year on his
fee as Clerk of the Wardrobe and in part of 49l. arrears thereon.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Mountney for the account of the arrears
due on the Earl of Carlisle's pension.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to the Hearth money Farmers for a certificate of their
payments to Henry Fanshaw on Treasurer Southampton's
warrant for 20l. per an. to him for his service in keeping,
sorting and ordering the Hearth rolls.||Ibid.|
|Same to Sir R. Long, Sir C. Harbord, Sir Edmond Sawyer, and
Mr. Sherwyn. By command of His Majesty my Lords have
under consideration the making a security for borrowing a
considerable sum of money upon His Majesty's land revenue for
His Majesty's present occasions. Please attend my Lords on
Friday with your advice herein.||Ibid.|
|Same to Paul Adams to attend my Lords on Tuesday about the
Hearth money accompt for Sussex.||Ibid, p. 29.|
|Same to Auditor Beale to attend on Wednesday about Sir
William Temple's Minster account.||Ibid.|
|The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Ossory, Lord Deputy of
Ireland, and to the Privy Council there, for an account as to
whether they have yet issued the commission for the examinations of the demands of defalcations made by the present
Farmers of Customs and Excise there: said commission
having been ordered on the 31 May, 1668, though not
executed and the matter having been again raised in the
Treasury letter of Feb. 1 last.||Warrants Early XXXIII
|Privy seal for 11,200l. to Sir Dennis Gauden for sea victuals for
2,000 men for six months over and above the 5,000 men
formerly directed.||Ibid, XV. p. 273.|
|Treasury warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for preparation of a grant to Henry Haworth of the office of searcher
of Sandwich port, forfeited by Owen Hanning by his offences.||Out Letters Customs I.
|[?]||Royal warrant for a privy seal for 400l. to Thomas Ellyot
for two years on his allowance as Housekeeper of the House
the King lately bought at Newmarket for keeping the said
house and airing the rooms and household stuff and repairs,
&c.: and for continuation of said allowance in future. (Privy
seal hereon dated May 25).||Warrants Early XV.
pp. 274, 310–1.|
|May 6||Treasury warrant to the Receipt for a tally of pro for allowance
of 500l. to Sir Robert Paston as defalcation from his farm of
unwrought wood for the prohibition of the importation of foreign
looking glasses and glass plates from the proclamation of date
1664, July 25 to Aug., 1668, when by another proclamation
said prohibition was taken off.||Ibid, XXII. p. 158.|
|May 7||Treasury warrant to the Receiver, &c., of the Duchy of Cornwall to pay 216l. to John Catcher, Supervisor of the tin
blowing houses in Devon and Cornwall for his disbursements
in watching the several blowing houses there and attending
the coinages from Lady Day, 1668, to Lady Day, 1669, being
four coinages.||Warrants Early XXII. pp. 66–7.|
|Same to same for Sussex and Surrey to pay the annuity of 100l.
to Nicholas Tethersall for his service in transporting the
King into France after the battle of Worcester.||Ibid, pp. 105–6.|
|Royal sign manual for 300l. to Charles Lord St. John as
imprest for the repair of the King's house at Lyndhurst is
New Forest. (Money warrant hereon, dated May 11.)||Ibid, XV. p. 278; XVIII.
|Privy seal for 200l. to Samuel Tooker, Consul at Tripoly, in
full of his past services, he having been established as Consul
there by Sir John Lawson, who, on the King's behalf, promised him 400l. per an., the arrear of which amounts to
3,200l., of which arrear he has only received 200l., which
sum was more than spent by his journey overland and
attendance in England, and he being now unable to return
thither without the King's further bounty. Also for a
future allowance of 100l. per an. to him: in accordance with
the order in Council.||Ibid, XV. p. 279; Order
Book XXXVI. p. 42.|
|Royal sign manual for 225l. to Sir John Trevor, being the
unpaid part of 925l. ordered for him on the farm of unwrought wood, being for half a year's salary to Lady Day
past.||Warrants Early XV.
|Royal warrant for a privy seal for 15,029l. 15s. 10d. to William
Ashburnham. Cofferer of the Household, for interest money
(payable on 100,000l. by him taken up on loan) from 1666,
Sept. 29, to 1667, Sept. 29, and on a sum of 229l. 7s. 10d.
remaining unpaid of a sum of 25,400l. interest formerly due
to be paid by said Cofferer. (Privy seal hereon, dated
May 21; money warrant, dated May 25; Auditor's orders,
dated May 26.)||Ibid, pp. 283, 288–9;
XXIV. p. 32; Order
Book XXXVI. p. 65.|
|Privy seal for 172l. 6s. 7d. to the Earl of Lindsey for his
disbursement in the repair of the King's house at Havering.
(Money warrant hereon, dated ? May 10.)||Warrants Early XV.
p. 275; XVIII. p. 148.|
|Money warrant for 866l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Allen Apsley, Master of
the Hawks, on his several fees, detailed, to Sept. 29 last.||Ibid, XVIII. pp. 146–7.|
|Same for 15,131l. 0s. 10d. to Sir Denys Gawden, Victualler of
the Navy, to be by him transferred to the Navy Treasurers in
lieu of so much formerly received by him [Gawden] from
other funds towards the victualling of the Navy for 1668.||Ibid, XL. p. 31.|
|Treasury warrant to said Gauden to so transfer said sum||Ibid, p. 32.|
|Sir G. Downing to the Customs Farmers. I find that some of
you took away the order of Council concerning the duty on
Scotch cattle without acquainting me therewith, and I have
no entry thereof in my books nor any order to deliver it to
you, but only to show it you. Pray send it back, and do not
at any time hereafter take away any of my papers without
my knowledge.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Mr. Wadlow. You have taken away the petition of
some of your partners. which I only consented you should
have a copy of. Pray send it back.||Ibid.|
|May 7||Sir G. Downing to Sir Edw. Griffin. My Lords being informed
that the doorkeepers of the Council Chamber have received no
pay these many years, desire an account on Monday why they
are not paid up equal with others.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Mr. Chislet to proceed in stating the accounts of Robert
Hill, Receiver of Hearth money for co. Cambridge.||Ibid.|
|May 8||Money warrant for [100l. 7s. 6d., being one year on his arrear
of] 166l. 10s. 7d. due at Xmas last, to Robert Gyde. a
Sergeant at Arms.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Same for the perpetuity of 5l. 6s. 8d. per an. to Sir John Cotton
for the maintenance of a minister: same not having been paid
since the Restoration.||Ibid, p. 182.|
|Treasury order for 700l. to John Peter in repayment of loans on
the Customs.||Order Book XXXVI.
|May 10||Money warrant for 50l. to Dr. Thomas Waldron, one of the
King's Physicians, for one year's fee. (With an entry of a
letter of direction thereon dated Aug. 2.)||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Same for 500l. to William Prynn for one year's fee as keeper of
Records in the Tower and in part of 2,375l. arrears thereon.||Ibid.|
|Same for half a year each on their several fees or pensions of
300l. per an. [each] to the following Dressers to the Queen, viz
Lady Clynton, Lady Killegrew, Lady Thornhill, Lady Frazier.
Madam Le Gard.||Ibid, p. 156.|
|Same for 150l. to John Sayers for one year on his fee as King's
master cook.||Ibid, p. 157.|
|Same for 140l. to Jeremiah Gohory, Dancing master to the Queen
Consort, for one year of his fee and in part of 875l. arrears
|Same for 6,800l. to Philip Packer for the Works||Ibid, XXI. pp. 6–7.|
|Royal sign manual for 146l. 4s. 2d. to Lord Lovelace, Lieutenant
and High Steward of the royal honor and manor of Woodstock
and Hundred of Wootton for repairs of the manor house there
now standing.||Ibid, XV. pp. 284–5.|
|Same for 350l. to Sir Thomas Morgan, Governor of Jersey, for
repairs of Castle Elizabeth and Mount Orgeui, and the fort of
St. Aubin. (Money warrant dated May 11.)||Ibid, p. 287; XVIII.
|Treasury warrant to the Receipt to pay the next tally standing
in course to be paid in the list of old tallies on the Customs as
signed by my Lords, 1667–8, Jan. 27. whenever a person
neglects to produce his tally standing first in the said list.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 147.|
|[?]||Money warrant for 222l. 13s. 4d. to Peter Massonet for one year
on his pension as heretofore sub-tutor, writing master and
teacher of the French tongue to the King and the Duke of York.||Ibid, pp. 148–9.|
|May 10||Same for 50l. to Sir Gilbert Talbot for one year on his fee as
Master of the Jewel House.||Ibid, p. 176.|
|Same for 50l. to Katherine Boynton, one of the Maids of Honour
to the Queen Consort. for half a year to Lady Day last on her
pension of 100l. per an.||Ibid, p. 154.|
|May 10||Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long et al. to attend my Lords
to-morrow about forming a security for borrowing money
upon the Crown land revenue. Charnock tells me Mr. Fisher
promised to call for the returns from the several Auditors of
His Majesty's revenue, but he has it not yet.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to the late Farmers of the Customs et al. to attend
my Lords to-morrow about the obstructions in their
|Same to Dr. Wren, Hugh May, and Mr. Dickenson to attend
my Lords to-morrow concerning hastening the building of the
Custom House.||Ibid, p. 32.|
|Money warrant for 100l. 7s. 6d. to Sir George Charnock for one
year on his fee of 54l. 15s. 0d. and augmentation of 45l.
12s. 0d. per an. for board wages as a Serjeant-at-Arms.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|The like severally for each of the following Serjeants-at-Arms,
viz. Fitz Simmons, Benjamin Harrington, Sir James Norfolke,
John Middleton, Samuel Trist, Edm. Williamson, Thomas
Payne, John Barcroft, Sir Richard Bishop, William Hulker
(dated Aug. 5), James Beck (dated 1688–9, Feb. 12, and in part
of 351l. 6s. 3d. arrears), John Popham (dated 1668–9. Feb. 26,
and in part of 401l. 10s. 0d arrears).||Ibid. pp. 151, 152.|
|Treasury order for 2,000l. to Sir John Bennet in repayment of
loan.||Order Book XXXVI.
|? May 10||The Treasury Lords [to the King's Remembrancer] to deliver up
the bonds of Edward Knipe, Receiver of Aids for co. Surrey:
he having passed his account.||Warrants Early XXXIV.
|May 11||Money warrant for 146l. 4s. 2d. to John Lord Lovelace for
repair of part of the Manor House of Woodstock. (Auditor's
order, dated May 12.)||Ibid, XVIII. p. 162;
Order Book XXXVI.
|Treasury warrant to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee
of 1,095l. due from Sir Samuel Barnardiston, of Brightwell
Hall, co. Suffolk.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Phrip, deputy to Sir Thomas Strickland,
farmer of imported salt. The money which said Strickland
promised to pay into the Receipt is not yet paid. The Earl
of Bristol, who is to have part of it, is calling for his money.
My Lords expect a report of your answer with great
impatience.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Sir R. Long for a return of several papers of accounts
of all payments made at the Custom House, &c Charnock
hath often called to Mr. Burgis for them.||Ibid.|
|Same to the Farmers of Hearth money. Why is not your
15,000l. for the last month all charged in the Exchequer ?||Ibid, p. 33.|
|Same to Sir W. Doily to bring Mr. White's articles to-morrow,
and on Friday the report about the way for bringing in the
|Same to Sir R. Long, Sir Edm. Sawyer, and Mr. Sherwyn to
attend on Monday about passing the accounts of the Receivers
of Hearth money, who have paid their moneys to Sir Thomas
Player upon his acquittance without striking tallies.||Ibid, p. 34.|
|May 11||Sir G. Downing to Sir Edw. Griffin. Mr. Webb and Mr. Clarke
to attend on Friday to give their testimony in the case of one
Mr. Allington concerning an assignment by you made to him
for money due to Robert Hart, son and executor of Edward
Hart, Sergeant of His Majesty's Buckhounds.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to above said Mr. Allington to attend as above||Ibid.|
|Treasury order for 2,000l. and 2,000l. to Sir Orlando Bridgman,
Lord Keeper, in repayment of loan.||Order Book XXXVI. p. 42.|
|Same for 350l. to John Weekes in repayment of loan||Ibid, p. 44.|
|The Treasury Lords to the seven auditors of the Exchequer for
certificates of the fee farm rents and Tenths [belonging to the
Crown] in all the counties and places within their respective
receipt.||Warrants Early XXXVII.
|[?]||Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer seal of a messuage
in Micklegate and Blackstreet, co. Yorks, to Thomas Bland,
being part of the extended estate of Ralph Bland.||Ibid.|
|[?]||Same of the divers messuages in Shabington. co. Bucks. to John
Pargiter, goldsmith, parcel of the lands of Sir William Clarke, bart.||Ibid.|
|May 12||Privy seal for 11,200l. to Sir Dennis Gauden, as imprest for
victuals for 2,000 men for six months to be employed this
year over and above the 5,000 men formerly directed.||Ibid. XV. pp. 289–90.|
|Money warrant for 100l. to the poor of St. Martin's [in the Fields].||Ibid, XVIII. p. 164.|
|Same for 50l. to John Hill, Keeper of Battles Walk in Windsor
Forest, for one year's allowance and in part of 125l. arrears
thereon. (Order hereon dated May 26.)||Ibid, p. 165; Order Book
XXXVI. p. 68.|
|Same for 73l. to Hobart Coleby and John Hall, Grooms of the
Chamber in ordinary to the Queen Consort.||Warrants Early, XVIII.
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Payne about Mr. Bradshaw's complaint
against him for detaining an account of Hearth money for co.
Chester.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to the Earl of Dorset. My Lords will hear your business on
Monday.||Ibid, p. 35.|
|Same to Mr. Prettyman concerning the business of Mr. Batishill
and Dr. Cary.||Ibid.|
|Same to the Earl of Anglesey to attend my Lords on Friday
about the business of Sir James Shaen and the Corporation of
|Same to Capt. Robert Cooke to attend my Lords on Friday concerning the complaint against him by the Farmers of the
Excise of Middlesex and Surrey for abusing and beating
Nicholas Preston, one of their officers, in the house of
Margaret Baldwyn in Nonsuch Park.||Ibid, p. 36.|
|The Treasury Lords to Sir Courtney Poole and Sir Walter
Young, barts., concerning the moneys of John Sowdon, a
sub collector of Hearth money in their county.||Warrants Early XXXV,.
|Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to prosecute Mr.
Madden. Surveyor General of Woods, and Mr. Dackett, a King's
waiter, London port, for great misdemeanours in their office.||Out Letters Customs I.
|May 13||Treasury order for 4,533l., 2,086l., 10,955l. and 1,000l. to Mr.
Meynell in repayment of loan.||Order Book XXXVI. p. 42.|
|Same for 300l. to Capt. John Peter in repayment of loan||Ibid, p. 44.|
|May 13||The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Ossory, Lord Deputy of
Ireland, referring to him the petition of Roger Osborne,
Dame Mabell Tynt, his wife, and Henry Tynt, son and heir
of Sir Henry Tynt. knt., deceased, relating to a grant of
certain lands in Ireland.||Warrants Early XXXIII.
|May 14||Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies to be struck importing the payment of 983l. by Thomas Earl of Berkshire and Sir
Robert Howard (Farmers of Post Fines at a rental of 2,276l.
per an., as under the indenture of 1660. April 29), same
having been answered direct to the Crown by the sheriffs.||Ibid, XVIII. pp. 158–9.|
|Prefixing:—Certificate by the Clerk of the Pipe of said Fines
so answered direct by the sheriffs.|
|Money warrant for 500l. to James Darcy for one year's perpetuity
from 1668, Lady Day, on his perpetuity as Master of His
Majesty's studs in lieu of his fees, and for five choice horses
contracted to be served annually into the stables out of his
own ground and breed of mares.||Ibid, p. 155.|
|Same for 2,000l. to Lawrence Hyde for the Robes||Ibid, XXII. p. 106.|
|The Treasury Lords to the Commissioners of Sick and Wounded
to pay to John Cockshott, owner of St. John's, in Colchester,
480l. for damages to his house and lands there by reason of
the lodging and custody of the late Dutch prisoners therein.||Ibid, XXIII. p. 23.|
|Royal sign manual for 1,400l. to Isaack le Gouse for a picture
case with diamonds valued at 1,000l., presented to the
Ambassador now residing here from Spain, and a diamond
ring to the value of 400l., presented to said Ambassador's
lady.||Ibid, XV. p. 285.|
|Money warrant for 62l. 11s. 8d. to Sir John Griffith, Captain
of West Tilbury Castle and fortifications, for one year on his
fees, detailed.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 164.|
|Same for 34l. 7s. 6d. each to John Maugridge and Richard
Maugridge. two of His Majesty's drummers, for one year on
their fees.||Ibid, pp. 165, 166.|
|Same for 81l. 6s. 8d. to Andrew Laurence, Surveyor of High
Ways, for one year on his various fees, detailed.||Ibid, pp. 171–2.|
|Sir G. Downing to Sir W. Doily to attend my Lords on Tuesday
with Mr. White's articles.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Sir John Shaw concerning his having received money
which ought to have been paid on a tally of Sir Robert
|Treasury warrant to Deputy Auditor Chislett to forbear to charge
12 per cent. interest on Nathaniel Smyth. Receiver General of
Aids for co. Northampton, he being unable until this time to
perfect the accounts of his said receipt because the Commissioners for the said county had not in their duplicates assessed
the whole sum granted by Parliament, and because the
waggons came not that way before the end of August last,
whereby "the said Receiver could not bring up such render of
the charge in the said duplicates as he had then received sooner
than the return of the said waggons but did afterwards
deposit the said money by him received in the hands of John
Spicer one of the Tellers' clerks in the Exchequer until such
time as the said full assessment should be made and the
money thereon by him received."||Warrants Early XXXIV.
|May 15||Treasury order for 15,031l. 0s. 10d. for Sir Dennis Gauden to be
by him assigned to the Treasurers of the Navy.||Order Book XXXVI. p. 94.|
|May 17||Money warrant for 60l. to Christopher Roper, one of the pages
of honour to the Queen Consort, for half a year's salary.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Treasury warrant to the Farmers of Hearth money to pay 20l. a
year to Henry Fanshaw. of the King's Remembrancer's office,
for the custody, sorting and ordering of the rolls of the view
and survey of Hearth money.||Ibid, XXI. p. 7.|
|Treasury order for 174l. to Edward Progers for hay for the deer
in the park called Hampton Court.||Order Book XXXVI. p. 67.|
|Money warrant for 195l. 16s. 8d. to Roger Whitley, harbinger to
the King, for one year's fee.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Same for 200l. to Sir John Shaw and Joseph Ash for two years'
fee as Surveyors of the Navigation Act.||Ibid, p. 234.|
|Same for 40l. to Michael Hancock for one year on his fee as one
of the King's huntsmen.||Ibid, p. 242.|
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Meynell to attend my Lords to-morrow
about the 10,000l. which you promised to lend the King on
Saturday last on the security of the [Crown] land revenue.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Mr. Tyacke. Unless you attend on the last day of this
term my Lords will agree with Mrs. Crane.||Ibid.|
|Same to Sir Richard Browne, Alderman of London, Sir William
Doyly. et al. to attend on Wednesday about the best way of
getting in the remainder of the Poll of 1660.||Ibid.|
|Same to Sir R. Viner to attend to-morrow about the 5,000l. tally,
the money of which was received by Sir John Shaw.||Ibid, p. 38.|
|Same to Col. Tytus and Mr. Finch to attend to-morrow about
said Titus's petition for the place of searcher of Kent.||Ibid, p. 38.|
|The Treasury Lords to Mr. Wadlow to forthwith pay into the
Exchequer the 13,000l. still in his hands. As to the 13,000l.
allowed to the Vintners by order of Council of 1668, May 27,
in addition to the 10,000l. allowed on the Act, the Vintners
shall have a warrant for same on the Customs.||Warrants Early XL
|May 18||Treasury warrant for 60l. to William Legg for half a year's fee
as one of His Majesty's pages of honour.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 163.|
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Payne to attend him to-morrow about
some particular business from my Lords.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Lord Ashley to attend to-morrow for the consideration
of Mr. White's articles, late Receiver of Aids for co. Oxford.||Ibid.|
|Treasury order for 150l. to John Weekes in repayment of loan||Order Book XXXVI. p. 44.|
|May 19||Money warrant for 10,000l. to the Treasurers of the Navy for
the Navy.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Same for 500l. to the Earl of Leicester in further part of 3,033l.
6s. 8d. due to him as the late King's Ambassador to France.||Ibid, XXI. p. 8; XVIII.
|Privy seal for 1,000l. to the Master of the Horse as imprest for
the provision of horses.||Ibid, XV. p. 307.|
|May 19||Money warrant for 26l. 13s. 4d. each to Henry St. George
and Thomas St. George for one year on their fee as
Heralds.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Same for 250l. to Sir Richard Browne, one of the Clerks of the
Privy Council, for one year on his fee of 50l. and augmentation of 200l. per an.||Ibid, p. 167.|
|Same for 175l. to Sir Edw. Walker for half a year as a same||Ibid, p. 168.|
|Same for 20l. to Col. Francis Burges for one year on his
pension in part of 30l. arrears thereon.||Ibid.|
|Same for 100l. to Henry du Puy, Keeper of the Pall Mall, for
one year on his fee and in part of 525l. arrears thereon.||Ibid, p. 170.|
|Same for 30l. to Noell Warner, Master of the King's barges, for
one year on his fee.||Ibid, p. 172.|
|Same for 30l. to Salomon Burbury in further part of arrears due
to the late Angelo Notari.||Ibid, p. 173.|
|Same for 40l. to Edward Coleman. one of the King's Musicians,
for one year on his fee and in part of 210l. arrears thereon.
The like for 40l. each to John Smith and Mr. Rogers, same,
and for 80l 12s. 8d. to Humphry Madge. same for same, on
his fees of 40l. 12s. 8d., and 40l.: and for 40l. 9s. 2d. to Thomas
Blagrave, same.||Ibid, p. 174.|
|Treasury warrant to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet
fee of 1,095l. due from Sir Charles Gaudy, of Crowshall
[Debenham], Suffolk.||Ibid, p. 182.|
|Sir G. Downing to Auditor Beale for a draft of a warrant for
interest to be allowed to the Master of the Robes for what
money he has taken up for the Office of the Robes for 1½ years
to 1669, Sept. 29.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to the Earl of Anglesey. "Finding some variation in Sir
Edward Griffin's warrant from the grant of the Earl of
Lindsey to your Lordship of the Keepership of Epping Walk
in the Forest of Waltham, viz. the said certificate mentioning
106l. 9s. 2d. to be due at Xmas last to the present Keeper
of Epping Walk and half New Lodge Walk in the said
forest," therefore desires to be informed whether New Lodge
Walk is also in his right by that grant.||Ibid, p. 40.|
|Same to Mr. Chislett concerning the state of Col. Seriven and
Sir Rich. Oatley's accounts as Collectors of Hearth money
for co. Salop.||Ibid.|
|Same to Sir C. Harbord and Mr. Ward to attend on Wednesday
about an order of Council for letting the revenue of the
Duchy of Cornwall.||Ibid, p. 41.|
|Same to Sir W. Doily to send on Monday the paper of the
arrears of the Additional Aid, "for that I have frequent
occasion for it."||Ibid, p. 41.|
|Money warrant for 3,733l. 6s. 8d. to Sir Denys Gawden, being a
third part of 11,200l. for sea victuals for 2,000 men at 8d. a
day each for six months over and above the 5,000 men's
victuals formerly directed: to be paid out of loans on the
land revenue.||Warrants Early XXXVII.
|May 19||Royal warrant for a great seal for a grant to the Duke of
Albemarle of annuities in lieu of certain fee farm
rents during the Queen's life.||Warrants Early XXXVII.
|Treasury warrant to the Exchequer for the splitting of a tally
dated 1665–6, Feb., resting in the hands of Sir Thomas
Player, being for 2,000l., and struck upon Jeremy Snow.
Receiver of Aids for Middlesex, on the quarter ended at Xmas,
1667, said Snow having only 700l. of that money in his hands.||Ibid, XXXIV. pp. 163–4.|
|The like for similarly splitting a tally dated 1667, May 3, resting
in said Player's hands for 9,700l. struck on Thomas
Harlackenden, Receiver of Aids for Kent, on the quarter
ending 1667, Xmas, there yet remaining unsatisfied of said
tally, 5,169l. towards which William Polhill, present Receiver
of Kent, has in his hands of the said quarter's money only
900l.||Ibid, pp. 164–5, 167–8.|
|May 21||Privy seal for the trustees of the Queen Consort to grant for so
many years as will make up a term of full 60 years to Francis
Jacobson, widow of Philip Jacobson, the 514 acres, parcel of
594 acres of chequer land in the forest of Braydon. co. Wilts, and
the 561 acres, parcel of 741 acres of Duchy lands, now in
possession of said Jacobson, the remaining 80 acres and 180
acres respectively having been granted to Edward Nott for 30
years from 1696, Mar. 25: the said 594 acres and 741 acres
having been granted 1637, Mar. 31, by Charles I. to said
Philip Jacobson: all said lands being now part of the Queen
Consort's jointure.||Ibid, XV. pp. 293–4, 296–7|
|Same for 4,000l. to Lord Arlington for secret service||Ibid, p. 289.|
|Treasury order for 1,000l. to Sir William Temple, Ambassador
to the States General.||Order Book XXXVI.
|May 22||Privy seal for 6,313l. to the Earl of Sandwich in full of his
ordinary and extraordinaries in his embassy to Spain to 1668.
Oct. 11, when he returned to the royal presence, there having
been already paid to him thereon certain sums, detailed.
amounting in all to 19,253l. 7s. 4d.||Warrants Early XV.
|May 24||Treasury warrant to the Receiver of Crown revenues for co.
Chester to continue payment to Major Thomas Babington of
the fee farm rent of 24l. 7s. 6d. purchased by him of the late
pretended powers and issuable out of the lands of Gabriell
Marsh in the city of Chester.||Ibid, XXII. pp. 106–7.|
|Treasury order for 10,000l. to the Treasurers of the Navy to be
paid out of the loans of Sir Robert Vynor and Mr. Meynell.||Order Book XXXVI.
|Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long reminding him of the promise to
Mr. Meynell for payment of his interest out of the next
money that shall be brought into the Exchequer by the
Hearth money Farmers.||Out Letters General II.
|May 25||Same to Mr. Tho. Wodden. There is no new complaint made
against you. You shall be acquainted with any such.||Ibid.|
|Same to Richard Glanvile concerning the 400l. which Edward
Keene. Head Collector of Aids &c, for Ipswich division, gave
him credit for, as appears from the information of Mr. Gips.
Receiver General of Aids for Suffolk. You are to forthwith
pay in that sum.||Ibid.|
|May 25||Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long and Sir C. Harbord to quicken
the preparation of a security for borrowing money on the
[Crown] land revenue.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Mr. Chislett and Sir Herbert Parrot [Perrot] to attend tomorrow with the state of said Parrot's Hearth money accompt
for co. Hereford.||Ibid.|
|Same to Sir Ste. Fox for a copy of the King's warrant for his
paying the Treasury Lords' salary.||Ibid.|
|Money warrant for 225l. to Sir John Trevor, one of the
Secretaries of State, to be taken in full of 925l. chargeable on
the Custom of unwrought wood.||Warrants Early XVIII. p. 169.|
|Treasury warrant to Edward Nicholas, Receiver General of the
Alienation Office, to pay the 1669, Easter Term charges of
the Alienation Office, detailed. (Total. 280l. 17s. 4d.)||Ibid, XLI. p. 8.|
|The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to stay
process against William Kirkby, Receiver of Aids for co.
Lancashire.||Ibid, XXXIV. p. 163.|
|Money warrant for 12l. 7s. 8½d. to Richard Pight, being his
third of a discovery against one Hickman.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 176.|
|Treasury fiat for letters patent to constitute Humfry Steare
Comptroller of Bridgwater port, loco John Harris, resigned.||Out Letters Customs I.
|May 26||Treasury warrant to Sir C. Harbord for a constat of a house in
Deptford, petitioned for by Lidia Clements, widow, built by
her father, Robert Ingold, about 50 years since.||Warrants Early XXXVII.
|[?]||Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer seal to Margaret
Salisbury, spinster, of a messuage in Berkegreig [Bachygraig].
co. Flint, part of the lands of John Salisbury, outlaw.||Ibid.|
|May 26||Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for a commission
to Fitch Nun Lambe and four others, detailed, to enquire into
the estate of Sir Robert Drury.||Ibid, p. 222.|
|Money warrant for 2,000l. to Lord Arlington for secret service.
(Auditor's order, dated May 27.)||Ibid, XXII. p. 107;
Order Book XXXVI.
|Royal warrant for 350l. to Col. Jonathan Atkins, Governor of
Guernsey and Castle Cornet, upon account for repair of the
defects of that fortress. (Money warrant, June 14.)||Warrants Early XV.
p. 301; XVIII. p. 185.|
|Royal sign manual for 100l. to Isaack le Goose, the King having
increased the value of the ring intended as a present to the
Spanish Ambassador's wife from 400l. to 500l. (Money
warrant hereon, dated June 9.)||Ibid, XV. p. 295; XVIII.
|Money warrant for 83l. 6s. 8d. to the Earl of Oxford for half a
year as Chief Justice, Trent South.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 181.|
|Same for 5l. to Elizabeth Burrell, widow, as royal bounty.
(Auditor's order, dated May 27.)||Ibid. p. 170; Order Book
XXXVI. p 68.|
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Wadlow to attend on Friday about the
13,000l. to be paid in by him and his partners.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Sir George Benyon to attend my Lords for the consideration of the money due on his accompts.||Ibid.|
|May 26||Sir G. Downing to Col. Titus to attend on Friday about his
pretence to Mr. Hanning's place.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Sir Erasmus Harby, forwarding a copy of Mr. Norton's
petition; for his answer to it.||Ibid, p. 45.|
|Money warrant for 1,000l. to the Earl of Lauderdale for one
year as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Treasury order for 1,400l. to Izaac Le Gouse||Order Book XXXVI. p. 43.|
|Five same for, in all, 2,335l. to Edward Backwell for repayment
of loan.||Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 1–2.|
|May 27||Privy seal for a moiety of the yearly rent of 56l. 10s. 0d. to
Robert Spencer, being a discovery, as under a grant of discoveries made by the privy seal of 1663, June 30, to Sir Charles
Berkeley (since deceased), Robert Spencer and Sir William
Berkeley (being lands of Miles Temple of Dover, seized on
account of a debt of 15,717l. 17s. 6d. due by him to the Crown,
said lands being now leased by the Crown to Henry Dethick
and Cuthbert Bannister). (Warrant for privy seal dated
April 21. Money warrant, dormant, hereon dated April 21.)||Warrants Early XV.
pp. 309–10, 270;
XVIII. p. 143.|
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Wren for a copy of the letter from the
Commissioners of the Navy which was yesterday read to my
Lords in the presence of the Duke of York. The Duke promised my Lords an estimate of the monthly charge of Sir Tho.
Allen's fleet and likewise an account of what ships of the King
are at sea upon convoys and what time they are expected and
what may then be due to the men for wages in each ship, that
thereby my Lords may take measures to provide the money.||Out Letters General II.
|Royal warrant for 30 tons of timber for the repair of the King's
house at Lindhurst in New Forest. (Treasury warrant hereon
dated June 7.)||Warrants Early XV.
|Money warrant for 20l. to the Duke of Monmouth for two years
on his creation money as Earl of Doncaster.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 171.|
|Same for 12l. 3s. 4d. to Richard Welbeck for one year as stable
keeper at Windsor.||Ibid.|
|Treasury orders for 3,733l. 6s. 8d. for Sir Dennis Gauden for the
victualling of 2,000 men to be employed at sea this year.||Order Book XXXVI.
|Treasury warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a
grant to Sir Edmond Turnor and Philip March of the office of
Surveyor of Customs of the outports, they having obtained the
surviving interest both in the grant of same made 1641,
March 25, to Sir Abraham, Sir Thomas, and John Dawes,
and of the grant of the reversion of same made by the present
King to Lord Cornwallis since the Restoration.||Out Letters Customs I.
|May 28||Treasury warrant to the Receipt for discharge of the Coronet fee
of 1,095l. due from Robert Brooke, of Nacton, co. Suffolk.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|Same for 100l. to Sir Edw. Griffin for John Crowther, John
Jones, George Monroe and William Peacock, four of His
Majesty's trumpeters. and Walter Vanbrugh, kettle drummer,
appointed to attend Lord Howard to the Emperor of Morocco.
(Auditor's order dated June 8.)||Ibid, p. 177; Order Book
XXXVI. p. 68.|
|Same for 222l. 5s. 9d. to William Levett, Receiver General of
Aids for Wilts, in repayment of surplusage.||Warrants Early XVIII.
|May 28||Money warrant for 24.790l. 8s. 6d. to Sir Ste. Fox for three
months to the Guards and marching forces, May 8 inst.
to July 31 next.||Warrants Early XXIV.
|Same for 50l. for one year to Col. John Russell, Keeper of
Chingford Walk in Waltham Forest.||Ibid, XVIII. p. 194.|
|Sir G. Downing to Mr. Partridge to attend concerning the arrears
of the Eighteen months' tax in the Collectors' hands in the
Isle of Ely.||Out Letters General II.
|Same to Mr. Marsh, one of the Esquires of the Body. Pray
wait on Lord Ashley and the Treasurer of the Household,
who have something to say to you.||Ibid, p. 46.|
|Same to the officers of the Works for an estimate of the repairs
of His Majesty's house at Portsmouth, called Godshouse,
which my Lords intend shall be speedily perfected.||Ibid.|
|Same to Col. Villiers. I have at last pitched upon some odd
remains of money to pay off what remains due to the Duke
of York s children, which I hope will be effectual. Nothing
shall be wanting in me for the Duke's service.||Ibid, p. 47.|
|Same to Thomas Simonds, William Shepheard, Mr. Skinner,
John Smith, and Mr. Cooles, employed by Sir Herbert Perrot
in collecting the Eighteen Months' tax in co. Hereford:
summoning them to appear on June 11 on pain of arrest.||Ibid, p. 48.|
|Money warrant for 15.801l. 2s. 0d. to Sir Ste. Fox for the several
garrisons, detailed, from May 8 inst. to July 21 next.||Warrants Early XXXIII.
|The Treasury Lords to Sir William Spring, bart., Sir Jeffery
Barwell, and Fitts Nun Lamb, Commissioners for Assessments
[for parts of co. Suffolk] at Bury. Mr. Gipps, Receiver of
Assessments for co. Suffolk, is obstructed in his accounts by
the arrears standing out on the Hundreds of Blackbourne and
Thedwestry, particulars of which arrears have been presented
to you long since, with earnest solicitation that you might
take some effectual course for payment of same. If you
persist in doing nothing some particular persons will feel the
inconvenience of Exchequer process.||Ibid, XXXIV. p. 166|
|May 29||Four Treasury orders for, in all, 13,000l. to John Wadlow
and John Sayers in repayment of loan on the Wine Act.||Order Book XXXVI.
|May —||Treasury warrant to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee
of 1,095l. due from Sir Thomas Clifton, of Clifton, co.
Lancaster.||Warrants Early XVIII.