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'Entry Book: July 1661', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 259-270. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80033 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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July 1661

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
July 2Same from same to same to admit Edward Frank to an entry of 19½ pieces of coarse linen cloth brought home.Ibid, p. 33.
Same from same to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from John Seyliard. of Delawar, co. Kent.Ibid, XIV. p. 175.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to the Duke of Albemarle, Master of the Horse, upon accompt for buying saddle, coach, sumpter, and bottle horses. and for extraordinaries of the stables.Ibid, p. 177.
Same for 628l. 11s. 2d. to Richard Mynors, gent., Surveyor of His Majesty's stables at Hampton Court. as imprest for the repair of the stables, barn. granary. equerries' lodgings and stable keepers' house: as by an estimate thereof made by Simon Basill, Clerk of the Works there.Ibid.
Same for 2,000l. to Sir George Carteret for the provisions designed to the island of Jamaica for perfecting the fort of Caguaya and platform upon the adjacent islands. now to be sent thither in the ship "Charity," as by a report from the Committee of Council for Foreign Plantations, of the 15th April last, exhibited at the Council Board on the 29th of the same month; which provisions are to be made by the principal officers and Commissioners of the Navy and the moneys for the same to be paid to Sir George Carteret as by the letters patent of May 29 last.Ibid.
Same for 20l. to William Petty as a royal bounty for his service and great sufferings.Ibid, p. 179.
July 3Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir William Godalphin, of co. Cornwall.Ibid, p. 175.
Same from same to Thomas Warner, Serjeant at Arms attending the Lord Treasurer, to arrest William Turnor, Henry Thompson, Dance Payne, Thomas Harley. _ Symons, Thomas Sames, Richard Lecock, and Thomas Bedingfield, at Yarmouth, for offences against the Customs.Ibid, IX. p. 32.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Lord Gerard one coach lately arrived from Paris.Ibid.
July 5Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer seal to Ellen Glyn, of divers messuages, &c., in Llanengan ("Lanigen"), co. Carnarvon, the estate of John Parry, an outlaw.Ibid, VI. p. 239.
July 6Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to make an allowance to Thomas Death of three-fourths the duty on Spanish tobacco imported in the "Dover Merchant," Christopher Sherman master, from Leghorn.Ibid, IX. p. 34.
July 6Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King on Francis Young's patent and pretences to the custody of the manor house and park of Windsor.Early Entry Book VI. pp. 241–2.
Prefixing:—The report from the Attorney General and Surveyor General of Lands on same.
Money warrant for certain salaries detailed for several officers employed by the Excise Commissioners since March 1 last in the bringing in the arrears of Excise.Ibid, XI. pp. 42–3.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Walter Hendley, of Cuckfield, co. Sussex, and from Sir Thomas Vyner, of London.Ibid, XIV. p. 180.
Money warrant for 50l. to Marcellus Rivers as royal bounty for services and sufferings.Ibid.
Same (dormant) for 50l. per an. to Andrew Cory as Comptroller of the coinage of tin in Cornwall and Devon, and Keeper of the gaol of Lostwithiel.Ibid, p. 181.
Money warrant for 5l. to Prudence Willys (widow of Richard Willis, late Under Steward of the Star Chamber) for June 24 quarter last, on her fee for the custody of that part of the house called the Star Chamber, which her said late husband [had custody of].Ibid.
Same dormant) for 12d. a day to James Parker as Keeper of the Armoury at Westminster.Ibid, p. 182.
[?]Report from Treasurer Southampton to the King on the petition of Sir Thomas Whitston, for the erecting of a new office for the making of all bills of store in lthe Custom House. Finds by the report of the Customs Commissioners that the Customers outwards and inwards of London port, and the Customers of all the outports do perform that service at the present, and that the occasion of pretending to this office is the supposed want of naming bills of stores in their patents, which they conceive fully implied in their general words of warrants (of which nature a bill of store is), and that the custom of performing that duty expounds the nature of their office on that point. Further, the making of these bills is usually given by the said officers to their clerks as an encouragement for their pains in other services. Cannot therefore advise the erection of this new office.Ibid, IX. pp. 41–2.
Appending:—Report, dated May 30 last, from the Customs Commissioners to Treasurer Southampton upon this matter.
July 8Treasurer Southampton's order to the Auditor of the Receipt to make out a certificate ut infra, and send same to the Commissioners for disbanding the Army as requested by them.Ibid, VI. p. 243.
Prefixing:—Said Commissioners to the Lord Treasurer, dated July 2. By an order of the Privy Council are directed to appoint two Auditors to audit and cast up the accounts of the garrison of Dunkirk and for the ascertaining the arrears due to them. By said order the Lord Treasurer is desired to certify what is paid and furnished to that garrison. Therefore pray a certificate from the Auditor of the Receipt of all moneys issued out of the Exchequer to that garrison between 1658, June 15. and 1661, June 19, whereby a clear state of that accompt may be determined.
July 10Sir Philip Warwick to the Customs Commissioners to visit and pass the baggage of his Excellenoy Le Conte D'Estrades, newly arrived.Early Entry Book IX. p. 35.
Treasurer Southampton to same to visit and pass the baggage of the Queen of Bohemia and her domestics, which is lately arrived in London.Ibid, pp. 36–8.
Appending:—List of said baggage brought over in the "Unity," of London, formerly of Rotterdam, Phillip Stafford master, comprising in all 115 parcels with nine casks of wine and a small rundlet to fill them up.
An amended warrant signed for the Ambassador of Denmark's wines, ut supra, p. 228, under date 1660–1, March 20.Ibid, VIII. p. 214.
July 11Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to discharge a seizure of eight matts of dressed hemp, consigned from Holland, by Samuell Hardwicke, of the city of York, merchant, and imported by William Browne, master of the "convert" of Hull.Ibid, IX. p. 39.
Fiat from same for letters patent to constitute Samuel Dale, of Bristol, Comptroller of Customs of said port.Ibid, p. 40.
Warrant from same to the Attorney General for preparation of a grant to pass the Great Seal to the Earl of Northumberland of the impositions and Customs of wine imported into Ireland for 21 years at the old rent of 1,400l. per an., all as granted in 1635 to the Earl of Carlisle; and in accordance with a certificate, recited at length, from the Lords Justices of Ireland, certifying what the said impositions and Customs were, and distinguishing them from th present impositions and Customs.Ibid, VII. p. 1.
Docquet of letters patent of this day's date granting an annuity or pension of 160l. to Thomas Davis [late King's barber].Ibid, XIV. pp. 229, 231.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for the discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Gervase Elwes, of Stoke juxta Clare, Suffolk; Sir William Wiseman, of Rivenhall, co. Essex; Sir John Cambell, of Woodford, co. Essex; Sir Herbert Springatt. of the Broyle, co. Sussex, and Sir James Rushout, of Milnst Maylards ("Milnst Grene") co. Essex.Ibid, pp. 182, 183.
Money warrant for 29l. 8s. 0d. to Sir John Carter, chief officer of the garrison of Holyhead, for pay of the disbanded forces of that garrison.Ibid, p. 183.
Same for 455l. to the Earl of Derby upon accompt for paying off the disbanded forces in Chester.Ibid, p. 184.
Same for 10,000l. (part of the 135,000l. for the Navy) to Sir George Carteret to be paid to the Victualler of the Navy for provisions for the ships for this summer's guard.Ibid, XIV. p. 184.
Same for 18l. 15s. 0d. to Thomas Warner, Sergeant at Arms in ordinary, for one year to June 24 last on his fee of 12d. a day: and dormant warrant for same in future.Ibid, p. 185.
July 11Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from William Willson, of Eastbourne, co. Sussex.Early Entry Book XIV. p. 188.
Same from same to Sir Robert Pye to strike tallies for the 550l. due to the eleven Masters in Chancery for half-year's salaries to June 24 last (and for which orders are already signed) as follows:—for 150l. on John Estcourt, Receiver of co. Wilts, on the first monthly assessment of the 70,000l. granted by Parliament; and 400l. on the revenues payable by the Clerk of of the Hanaper.Ibid, p. 182.
July 12Same from same for a tally on the Customs for 250l. due to Mary, Baroness Widdrington, at June 24 last on her pension of 500l. per an.Ibid, p. 187.
July 13Same from same for a tally to be levied on the collector of the annual tenths of the clergy in the diocese of Winchester for so much as is grown due on the fee and wages as under May 3 last to Col. Richard Norton to himself as Keeper and Captain of the town and island of Portsmouth and Southsea Castle and for 20 soldiers.Ibid, p. 186.
Same from same to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from George Warburton, of Arley, co. Chester.Ibid.
Money warrant for 10l. to John Ward as royal bounty for his services and necessities.Ibid.
Same for 20l. to Robert Earl of Sunderland for one year to Lady Day last on his creation money: and dormant warrant for continuation of same in future.Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton for a tally to be levied upon William Hobson, late treasurer of the moneys arising by sale of Deans' and Chapters' lands for 50l. to be issued to John Wood. one of the Auditors of Imprests, for three quarters of a year to Lady Day last on his fee of 100 marks per an.Ibid, p. 187.
Prefixing:—Petition from Richard Kinsman, one of His Majesty's Auditors of the [Crown] Revenue, and said John Wood for an allowance of 18l. 5s. 10d. for taking the account of said William Hobson from 1657, Dec. 15 to 1659–60, March 23.
Money warrant for 200l. to the Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, in satisfaction of a composition made with his lordship for the bed hangings and furniture of the chamber wherein His Majesty should lodge before his coronation, with certain linen and His Majesty's night robe, challenged by his Lordship as his fee as Lord Great Chamberlain of England according to his claim thereof before the Commissioners appointed for receiving of Claims, which was by them examined and allowed.Ibid.
Same (dormant) for the payment to John Walker and William Walker, Keeper of the King's house and yard in St. James's for the keeping of pheasants, guinea hens, partridges, and other fowls, of their fee of 1s. a day and allowance of 1s. a day for expenses and attendance about the said fowl, 1s. for their servant, 1s. 6d. a day for meat for the old fowl, 1s. 3d. a day for same for the young fowl, 2s. a day for same for certain tame pigeons, conies, monkeys, parrots and other birds, 2s. a day for same for a Cassowary ("Cossawarway").Ibid, p. 188.
July 13Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to discharge a seizure of some sarcenet consigned from France to Christian Barr, merchant.Early Entry Book IX. p. 43.
July 15Royal warrant for 200l. as rewards to the officers of the Commissioners for Claims of noblemen as to services at the Coronation, viz.: Thomas Agar, deputy clerk of the Crown and Register to the said Commissioners; William Riley, his assistant, and four messengers. Of the said money 50l. to go to William Dugdale. Whose diligence and ability was of great use in making up the record that was delivered into the Chancery touching those claims (Money warrant hereon dated Aug. 17).Ibid, XIV. pp. 188–9. 223.
Money warrant for 30l. to Margaret Long as royal bounty: her husband having died in Ireland.Ibid, p. 190.
[?]Same for 20l. to Helena Benson, relict of John Benson, as royal bounty: her said husband having been executed by the late usurping powers.Ibid. p. 189.
July 16Treasurer Southampton to Sir Mathew Hale, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, concerning the trial to be held before him next Assizes at Norwich, concerning several parcels of linen cloth and tape fraudulently conveyed on shore; in which John Wiggett and Thomas Prentice are defendants. "These persons and others in confederacy with them invent all the ways and courses imaginable to defraud His Majesty in his revenue, and to that end joyne together to weary out the officers by vexatious suites and actions. I therefore recomend it to your Lordship's care for due countenance to the officers for their encouragment in the discharge of their duties."Ibid, IX. p. 45.
The like letter to Sir Orlando Bridgman, Chief Justice of Common Pleas, concerning the action brought by one Vickers of Colchester against George Harrison, Surveyor of that port, on account of a seizure; the said Vickers and others being in the like confederacy as above.Ibid, p. 46.
Constitution by Treasurer Southampton to Samuell Jefferies, hitherto transcribing clerk at the Excise Office, to be the officer to look after the securities of the Sub-Commissioners and officers, and to supervise the officers of Excise, all loco Henry Bonner resigned: with the fee of 100l. per an.Ibid, XI. p. 44.
Same to William Collins to be transcribing clerk, loco abovesaid Jefferies.Ibid.
Money warrant for 16l. to Roger Askew, schoolmaster, of Millom and Whicham, co. Cumberland, for one year to 1660. Sept. 29, on the stipend anciently paid to said schoolmaster out of the Crown revenues in that county.Ibid, XIV. p. 211.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General for preparation of a bill for a grant to Sir Philip Monckton of the office of Comptroller of Customs and Comptroller of Excise in the port of Dunkirk, in Flanders, with the fees or allowances of 50l. and 100l. per an.Ibid, VII. p. 5.
Same from same to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Charles Hussey, of Caythorpe, alias Caythrop, co. Lincoln.Ibid, XIV. p. 190.
July 16Money warrant for 10l. to Margaret Cory as royal bounty for her husband's services and necessities.Early Entry Book XIV p. 190.
Same for 1,400l. to the Earl of St. Albans, Ambassador to the French King, in full of 3,600l. for nine months to July 31 instant on his allowance of 400l. a month in lieu of all ordinary and extraordinaries.Ibid, p. 191.
July 17Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Symon Smith. of London, merchant, some gold and silver lace, being wrongly packed by Mr. Vaux, a packer, along with some stockings belonging to a Mr. Stanley, and sent on board the "Alexander" frigate at Gravesend.Ibid, IX. p. 47.
[?]Same from same to John Reeve to arrest Henry Gooddey, constable, William Wallis, Samuell Wellcombe, watermen, and Robert Polliday, to answer charges concerning the Customs.Ibid.
July 18Treasurer Southampton to the Earl of Bath, Lord Warden of the Stannaries. His Majesty has deliberately resolved to let the coinage and pre-emption of tin, which formerly was in farm to Sir Job Harby and others. to Sir William Smith, Bart., and others his partners: and is further pleased that before the lease pass the tinners be agreed with at some equal and moderate price such as may respect their interest and labour, and yet may not lay too great a burden upon the sale of tin in foreign parts, whereby the tin of this country might be prejudiced in its sale, and neighbouring nations encouraged to attempt the fetching that commodity from very remote parts. Therefore requests him to call a convocation of tinners and introduce Sir William Smith and his partners that they may agree on the price.Ibid, VII. p. 6.
Same to the Attorney General to prepare the lease to said Sir William Smith and his partners of the pre-emption and coinage of tin at the rent of 15,500l. per an. for seven years, to date from the agreement to be made by said Smith with the tinners at the next convocation between this and Michaelmas next: His Majesty having given special command to lay aside all other propositions and to conclude the bargain with said Smith as above.Ibid.
July 19Same to [? the Lord Chancellor] suggesting that a patent may pass of the office of Comptroller of Newcastle to Capt. Forster, the disposal of said office having been forborne for six months in expectation of Mr. Cock's return, but nothing heard yet from him.Ibid, IX. p. 48.
Money warrant for 20l. to Capt. John Allen for his services and sufferings.Ibid, XIV. p. 191.
July 23Same for 1,000l. to Thomas Viscount Dillon, in consideration of his surrender of the patent of grant of the Presidency of Connaught, Government of the town of Galway, and Constableship of Athlone.Ibid, p. 192.
July 26Treasurer Southampton to Tho. Delavalle, His Majesty's Customer of Dunkirk port, concerning the King's revenue in the said town, "as likewise the representation that the accompts concerning His Majesties revenew is not regularly kept there at least that there is no check upon it, inasmuch that I am at present making some provision for the defect. To the intent I may compare your notes with others and understand what duties were paid to the King of Spain and France during that towne's subjection under them, as likewise during the late usurpacon what was paid to the English, as likewise what revenewes are paid to the towne I direct you to make me a full and an ingenious accompt both of the nature of the revenew and the way of the management thereof."Ibid, IX. p. 93.
July 27Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners for a discharge of some moneys belonging to William Baker and Christopher Butcher, they having sold some Irish cattle in England and the moneys being seized on their attempt to return to Ireland.Early Entry Book IX. p. 49.
July 29Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition, prefixed in abstract, from Major William Arundell concerning a tenement called Trevothick. in the manor of Tregamere, and another tenement called Clark's tenement, in the manor of Leigh Durant.Ibid, VII. p. 8.
Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Pye, Auditor of the Receipt, conveying the King's pleasure regarding the order of payments to be made out of the voluntary present lately granted by Parliament.Ibid, XIV. p. 193.
Money warrant, dormant, for payment to Sir Allan Brodrick. Comptroller of the Pipe, of the ancient fee of 40l. per an.Ibid.
Same for same to the Clerk of the Pipe of 63l. 2s. 0d., usually paid out of the Customs for the yearly fees due to hunself, and the secondary of said office and all other the clerks there; to the Comptroller of the Pipe, 5l. 15s. 0d.; and to the deputies to the Chamberlains of the Exchequer 11l. 15s. 4d. for their yearly fees for entering and joining of all Customers tallies of all the ports of England and Wales.Ibid, p. 194.
Same for same to Sir Robert Croke. Clerk of the Pipe, of 47l. 4s. 2d. per an.; to Richard Caryll, first secondary, 10l. per an.; to Benjamin Wallenger, second secondary, 10l. per an.; to the clerks of the said office. 9l. 3s. 4d. per an.: being fees heretofore paid at the Receipt.Ibid.
Money warrant for 500l. to Col. William Legg, Lieut. Gen. of the Ordnance, for the charge of removing the ordnance, arms and other provisions of war, which by His Majesty's command are to be removed from Leith to the Tower, and for the like removing to the Tower of all such arms, ordnance and stores as upon the disbanding of garrisons are not yet brought to the stores [in the Tower].Ibid, p. 197.
Letters patent by Treasurer Southampton appointing Joseph Burton, servant to the King, to have authority to seize all such leather as shall be forfeited to the King by the Statutes of 1 and 4 James I. Burton to give periodically an account of his proceedings herein to the Lord Treasurer or the Barons of the Exchequer.Ibid, IX. p. 50.
Prefixing:—Certificate by the Customs Commissioners that Burton's warrant does not contains anything which entrenches on the Customs.
July 29Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Secretary Nicholas two chests of wine consigned to him from Leghorn.Early Entry Book IX. p. 50.
July 30Sir E. Turnor, the Speaker of the House of Commons, to [Treasurer Southampton]. "The Howse of Commons have had in consideracon the increase of His Maties revenew, and with great dutifulnes and cheerfulnes made some progresse in the same; and particularly voted that the Excise shall be made valuable to His Majesty 400,000l. per an. And to that end, that the same may be raised with most ease and content to the subject have recommended ti to your Lordship that commissions be issued to the severall members of Parliament and Justices of each county that it be examined what the Excise hath or doth yield in every county and what it may yield and how it may be disposed by collection or farm in the hands of such persons in whom the country hath most confidence for the well government thereof. And upon such a return at their next meeting when they find what wilbe wanting they resolve to consider the way of raising the same to what they have now voted. And least in the meane time the present setled duty should be ill answered they have caused mee to write these enclosed letters to the Judges in their several circuits. And, now because the other great branch of the Revenue is the Customes, which by the fraud of some traders and concurrence of some sub officers is supposed not to have bin soe well answered as they could wish they desire your Lordship that you would authorize the members of the present Parliament serving for the several ports to receive information of any frauds or corruption in the respective ports they serve for and to returne to you their opinions how the Customes may be advanced. And for that they likewise understand that both the Dutch as well as the English on the coasts and by shallops far off from any port often fetch off prohibited goods and import the like and land much of the fine and valuable commodities without paying any Customes, and that both in ports and on the coast there is a great conspiracy betwixt the factors of merchants and officers and wharfingers and carrmen and porters and others now usually called smuglers, or a sort of men who by strength maintain their deceipts, your Lordship is desired in all such cases to use all those meanes by your warrants and officers that may prevent the same and by the laws of the land and course of the Exchequer may bring such offenders to condigne punishment; which the House at present recomends to your Lordship because they perfected not the coercive power they intended."Ibid, VII. pp. 9–10.
Prefixing:—Copy of a circular letter as sent 1661, July 30 [by said Speaker] to the Judges of Assize in the six circuits, conveying to them the desires of the said House of Commons for them to recommend to the Justices of Peace to give all assistance and countenance to the King's officers in collecting the Excise revenue, and to be speedy in determining such cases as came before them by way of either address or appeal: all in view of the consideration which the said House of Commons has had of the King's revenue which depends upon the due payment of the Excise, as to which the said House hears of refractoriness to payments in some persons and neglect of duty in others.
Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General to consider the case of the Bishop of Carlisle with regard to the non-payment to him since the 10th of Charles I ef the payments usually made to said bishop before that time by the Receiver General of Northumberland of 6l. 8s. 0d. and 4l. for proxies and synodals, and for the proceeds of the tithes in Stritton, parcel of the possessions of the late monastry of Newminster.Ibid, p. 11.
July 30Money warrant for 18,83l. 19s. 4d., to the Paymaster of the Guards for two months, May 18 to July 13 inst., for the GuardsEarly Entry Book XIV. p. 193.
Same. dormant. for the fee or allowance of 20s. a day from Sept. 8 last, inclusive, to Thomas Corde Roy for Treasurer Southampton, being the fee annually allowed to the Lord High Treasurer of England: to be paid from time to time by the Commissioners or Farmers of the Customs.Ibid, p. 195.
Same for same of 20l. per an. to same, being creation money to the Earl of Southampton with warrant for one year on same to Easter last.Ibid.
Same for the annuity or pension of 182l. per an. to Sir Francis Vincent, Bart., as by letters patent of May 22 last.Ibid, p. 196.
Order for a Privy Seal for 5,000l. to the Earl of Sandwich, Master of the Great Wardrobe, and now appointed Ambassador Extraordinary to the King of Portugal, and to attend the Princess of Portugal, His Majesty's intended consort, into this kingdom: same to be for preparations and equipage for that employment, without accompt.Ibid.
Same for same for 1,000l. to Sir Richard Fanshaw, one of the Masters of Requests. and designed by the King to be his Envoy Extraordinary to the Princess of Portugal: being for same without accompt: together with an ordinary of 4l. a day from August 1st next, or with an ordinary of 6l. a day in case he shall be dignified with the quality of Ambassador in Ordinary with the King of Portugal: such ordinary to continue till his return to the royal presence.Ibid, p. 197.
Money warrant for 3,000l. to Sir John Shaw for secret service without accompt as by Privy Seal of the 16th inst.Ibid.
Same for 10,000l. to Robert Long for the Princess Henrietta, being the present to her as by the order of Parliament of November 7 last: said order being transferred by the King and made payable out of the growing Excise instead of out of the arrears of Excise, in regard those arrears were so deeply charged with other assignments that it would be long ere her Highness could receive the benefit thereof.Ibid. p. 198.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l due from Sir Joseph Ash, of Tottenham, co. Midd. and Sir Thomas Norton. of the city of Coventry.Ibid, p. 200.
Privy Seal for 500l. to Sir Robert Howard by way of imprest for service done.Ibid, p. 208.
Letters patent for the issue of 1,000l. to Sir James Dray, of London, merchant. as imprest to be disbursed in brandy wine. which is forthwith to be transported into Jamaica, and there sold by the Governor for His Majesty's best advantage: the product of which it is the King's pleasure shall be employed in fortifying those places in the said island which are already begun, and more especially the fortifications of Caguaya ("Cagoa").Ibid, p. 40.
July 30Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Governor of Scilly, &c., to discharge a seizure of two packets of Barnstaple bayes shipped by Thomas Cox, merchant, from Barnstaple in the ship "Friendship," Timothy Long master, for Rochelle, but driven into the Isle of Scilly, without cocquets.Early Entry Book IX. p. 55.
July 31Same from same to the Surveyor General of Lands for a constat of a small plot of ground in the city of Westminster between St. John's Park wall on the west and the common sewer on the east, of which William Watkins prays a lease.Ibid, VII. pp. 14–15.
Money warrant for 30,000l. to Robert Vyner, of London, merchant, being money lent by him to the King for the necessary supply of His Majesty's affairs and payment of the army in Ireland.Ibid, XIV. p. 198.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir John Cutts, of Childerley, co. Cambridge; and Sir Edward Barkham, of Wainfleet, co. Lincoln.Ibid.
Money warrant for 25l. to John Stribling as royal bounty for his services and necessities.Ibid. p. 199.
Same for 10,000l. to Sir George Carteret, Treasurer of the Navy, in part of 41,210l. 8s. 0d. ordered for the pay of 2,453 men serving in 36 ships for the Winter Guard, who entered into pay 1660, June 24, and ended 1661, May 25.Ibid.
Same for 30l. to Frances Norman, widow of Alexander Norman, late cooper to the Office of Ordnance, as royal bounty; there being money due to her husband at his death in respect of his said office.Ibid.
[?]Same for 100l. upon the Privy Seal, dormant, for Wilks (Walter) Fitchet. [In margin. "Lord Ruthven."]
July 31Lord Treasurer Southampton to Sir George Carteret. Has given order for 20,000l. to him out of the voluntary present grounding it upon the Privy Seal of May 29 last for tackle and stores of the Navy, "which because it wilbe ready money and not long in paying it will procure those thinges that are wanting at better rates. I therefore pray you furnish His Majesty's stores with those thinges that are most usefull and wanting and give mee a particular account what thinges are bought herewith and brought into the stores; which I meane to make use of with His Majesty and to the Lords of his most hoble. Privy Councell."Ibid, p. 200.
Money warrant for 7,427l. 13s. 0d. to the President and Governors of Christ's Hospital without accompt according to an order of the Commons of Dec. 29 last.Ibid, p. 201.
Same for 30l. to Lady Frances Spry, relict of Col. Sir Henry Spry, as royal bounty for services and necessities.Ibid, p. 202.
Same for 30l. to Elizabeth Viscountess Dowager Mayo as same for her great sufferings by the late troubles in Ireland.Ibid, p. 202.
Same for 20l. to Marjery Smith, relict of David Smith, as same for her husband's service to the late King as a gunsmith in repairing arms and furnishing magazines.Ibid, p. 203.
Same for 20l. to Prudence Smith, widow, as same for services and necessities.Ibid.
July 31Money warrant for 20l. to John Masters as royal bounty for services and necessities.Early Entry Book XIV. p. 203.
Same for 50l. to Margaret Stroude, widow, as same for services as milliner to the late and present King and for her necessities.Ibid, p. 204.
Same for 20l. to Honor Browne, relict of Walter Browne, as same for her husband's services, who was slain at Denbigh.Ibid.
Same for 30l. to Humfry Elmes for services in the late troubles and provision of firewood, &c.Ibid.
Same (dormant) for 60l. per an. to Symon Hopper, as annuity or pension as one of the King's musicians, as by the letters patent of 1660–1, March 7.Ibid, p. 207.
Money warrant for 40l. to Robert Hemsworth, late Alderman of York as royal bounty for services and sufferings.Ibid, p. 208.
Privy Seal and Treasurer Southampton's warrant thereon dated August 12. for 100l. to Sir William Courtenay as royal bounty: same to be payable out of the King's moiety of a composition for a seizure of spices in Southampton port.Ibid, pp. 215, 218
Order by Treasurer Southampton assigning the 455l. payable to the Earl of Derby as under July 11, supra, p. 261, upon the Receiver of the assessment of 70.000l. for the county and city of Chester.Ibid, p. 184.
Warrant from same to Edward Hagar, Jonathan Catlyn, Henry Edwards, Valentyne Bent, Thomas English. George Bridge, and all others concerned, to deliver to John Wilson, of London, picture drawer (a freeman of London of the Company of Goldsmiths, who has used the art of picture drawing for above 20 years past), 24 pictures seized by them on the 8th inst. on the pretence of being of foreign make and brought from beyond seas; whereas most of the said pictures were made in his own house by himself and servants. the rest bought in London some time past, except one which he had by him three years.Ibid, IX. p. 52.
Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Commissioners to consider the Portuguese Resident's letter relating to the seizure of amber assigned by the King of Portugal to his Ambassador in Holland.Ibid.
Warrant from same to same to make an allowance of 30 tuns of wine to the Ambassador of the King of Portugal, in accordance with the Privy Seal of June 29 last.Ibid, p. 53.
Same from same to same to discharge the seizure of the ship "St. Francis," a French ship. Jo. Moroe master, freighted by James Nettmaker, merchant, for the importation into England of turpentine and resin.Ibid, pp. 54–5.
Same from same to the King's Remembrancer for a particular of the lands of Henry Wolthewe, lying in co. Kent, and seized into the King's hands Jan. 7 last.Ibid, p. 62.
[?]Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay to Thomas Sankey, Register of Seizures, his fee of 106l. 13s. 4d. from Lady Day last.Ibid, p. 64.
July—Treasurer Southampton to the Attorney General to consider the whole matter of the proposed grant to the Duke of York of the rent and profit of the postage of letters and of the profit of all sums of money payable for [licences for] retailing of wines. "Because it may be necessary that the grant of both these particulars be first prepared for His Majestie to bee made acquainted with before a formall warrant bee sent unto you for the same, these are to pray you that you will consider this whole matter and the Acts of Parliament and the Great Seals since passed and the assignacons upon the postage or what els you thinke fit, His Highnes having ordered his Councell learned in the law to attend you likewise therein."Ibid, VII. p. 7.