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June 1663

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'Entry Book: June 1663', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 1: 1660-1667 (1904), pp. 527-532. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80080 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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June 1663

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
June 1Treasurer Southampton to Sir Robert Long. Auditor of the Receipt, informing him of the directions sent to the Customs Farmers to advance 1,500l. as on their farm for the month of August, to be provided for Sir George Downing, whom it concerns His Majesty's service very much to be despatched into Holland, and who represents that he cannot conveniently stir without this sum. "This I though fit to signifie to you that you may call on them for their monthly payments till August as heretofore."Early Entry Book IV. p. 231.
June 2Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be levied for 41l. 0s. 10d. upon Thomas Bendish, being so much remaining in his hands as treasurer of that illegal tax of Decimation in co. Cambridge for 1½years ended 1656. Xmas; for 45l. 12s. 0d. upon Thomas Cole, Receiver of the monthly assessments for the hundred of Broxton and Eddisbury, co. Chester, and for 35l. 8s. 10d. upon William Faldor, being so much remaining in his hands as treasurer of the Militia for co. Bedford under the late usurpers in 1659: all to be payable to Sir Thomas Ingram, as by the letters patent of 1661–2, Feb. 28.Ibid, p. 233.
Money warrant, dormant, for 200l. to Margaret Price, widow of George Price, as by the letters patent of May 6 last.Ibid, p. 234.
June 5[Subscription of attestation] by Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley of the declaration of the accompt, stated in abstract, of Sir Jordan Crosland, Governor of Scarborough garrison, for the pay and entertainment, &c., of said garrison, 1660, Oct. 12, to 1661–2. March 22.Ibid, p. 264.
June 9Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Sub-Commissioners of Excise in co. Suffolk, to suspend the demand made for the Excise of beer for fishery in the town of Aldeburgh, and all proceedings thereon and, upon their next coming up. to attend the Treasury with their accounts that the matter of said Excise may be determined upon hearing both parties.Ibid, XII. p. 14.
June 11Same from same to the Farmers of Excise for co. Suffolk to make an abatement of 160l. per an., and to the Excise Commissioners to allow same on the said Farmers' accounts, in respect of the Excise on the beer for the adventurers and fishermen of Great Yarmouth.Ibid, p. 15.
June 11Order by Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for 1,000l. to be paid on Mr. Bushell's order for 2,000l. out of the moneys to be brought in by the Farmers of the Customs for the month of July next; and the remaining 1,000l. when the Receiver of the First Fruits brings in the First Fruits money.Early Entry Book IV. p. 237.
Report by same to the King on the petition of Thomas Flyming concerning the 2,263l. remaining due by Privy Seal to Sir David Murry, on which petitioner's father has an assignment, as also concerning the 700l. due to petitioner's mother by Privy Seal, being for wardrobe debts served in for Prince Henry, and some particulars for King James, &c.Ibid, pp. 237, 239.
Prefixing:—Note of said petition.
Money warrant, dormant, for the wages or fee of 100 marks per an. to the Duke of Albemarle for the office or place of Master of the Horse: as by the letters patent of 1661, Oct. 10.Ibid, p. 238
Money warrant for 1,000l. to Sir George Downing for secret service: as by the Privy Seal of May 20 last.Ibid, p. 239.
Same for 337l. in part of 637l. ordered by Privy Seal of 1661, June 13, to Thomas Davis, the late King's barber, on his allowance to the late King's death for barbing linen.Ibid, pp. 238–9
Same for 350l. to Sir Richard Prideux, Surveyor of the Duchy of Cornwall, for his late services and expenses in surveying several manors, lands &c., parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall.Ibid, p. 240
June 12Same for 2,000l. to John Ball to be issued for His Majesty's own service by his particular directions: as by the Privy Seal of May 12 last.Ibid p. 241.
June 13Same for the allowance of 4l. a day to John Lord Robartes (Roberts), Keeper of the Privy Seal, with the arrears thereon from 1661, May 15: as by the Privy Seal of the 2nd inst.Ibid, p. 261.
Same (dormant) for the following fees and allowances to Clement Spelman, appointed one of the Barons of the Exchequer by letters patent of March 9 last, loco Thomas Leeke, viz.: the fees of 100 marks per an. and 66l. 13s. 4d. per an. and the fees and allowances of 16l. 13s. 4d. and 13l. 6s. 8d. per an.Ibid, pp. 240–1.
Royal sign manual to Treasurer Southampton to permit Sir George Carteret, Treasurer of the Navy, to make use of any part of those assignments which were made him for the stores, to pay off the assignment on the yards, the workmen there being otherwise to be kept on pay till they be discharged: all in imitation of the like permission for payment of the returned fleet out of the assignments on the stores (see supra, pp. 418, 419–20, 434, 437), as on no other assignment could so speedy a loan be made; "the payment of our yards for which you have lately assigned him 30,000l. out of that branch of our revenue which is payable from the fire hearth requiring the same expedient."Ibid, pp. 241–2.
June 16Money warrant, dormant, for the annuity of 200l. to Lady Frances Tildesley, relict of Sir Thomas Tildesley: as by the letters patent of May 26 last.Ibid p. 242.
June 17Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l., due from Sir John Bromfield, of Suffolk Place, in Southwark.Ibid.
June 17Constitution by Treasurer Southampton of John Shaw, of London, to be one of the waiters in London port, loco Quarles Browne, gent., late same.Early Entry Book X. p. 205.
June 18Treasurer Southampton to the Receivers of the 18 months' assessment in the counties, respectively, of Southampton, Devon, Surrey and Southwark, Kent, Essex and Exeter city, representing the great prejudice to His Majesty's affairs from the non-payment of the said assessment and the arrears thereon (said arrears being stated to be respectively about 4,000l., 5,000l., 5,000l., 2,000l., 5,000l., 6,000l., 600l.).Ibid, IV. p. 245.
Money warrant for 2,000l., in full of 8,000l., to Thomas Corde Roy for secret service, as by the Privy Seal of Oct. 17 last.Ibid, p. 243.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for tallies to be struck for 202l. 6s. 7½d. upon William Smith, being so much remaining in his hands as undersheriff by virtue of security taken by Thomas Worsley, formerly sheriff of co. Southampton, and for 55l. 9s. 8d. on Charles Vaux, remaining in his hands as Receiver of the Committee of Hull under the late usurpers: all to be paid to Col. John Scott.Ibid.
Money warrant, dormant, for the wages and fee of 12d. a day to James Norfolke, one of the Serjeants at Arms in ordinary, as by the letters patent of 1663, May 23.Ibid, p. 244.
Same for the annuity of 16l. to Sir Jordan Crosland, as Constable and Keeper of Scarborough Castle: as by the letters patent of 1660, Oct. 23.Ibid.
June 20Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. each due from John Daves, of Putney, co. Surrey, and Francis Duncomb, of Tangley, co. Surrey.Ibid, p. 253.
June 23Money warrant, dormant, for the annuity or yearly pension of 30l. per an. each to Ann Jenkin, Eleanor Dike, Grace Rattree, Margaret Kinkidd, Isabella Carr, Amy Dickerton, Margaret Lammee and Sybill Drumund.Ibid, p. 246.
June 25Warrant from Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley to John Payne, Chief Secondary in the King's Remembrancer's Office, to deliver back to the Auditor of Excise the account of Sir Thomas Foote and Sir Thomas Cullum, two of the late Commissioners and Governors of the Excise for three years ended 1650, Sept. 29: to the end the said auditor may insert therein such allowance to the said accomptants as the Treasury may direct.Ibid, XII. p. 32.
June 26Same from same to the Excise Farmers in London to pay a salary of 100l. per an. to James Barbon as Secretary and Register of the Commissioners for Appeals and Regulating the Excise.Ibid, p. 36.
Same from same to Sir Thomas Foote and Sir Thomas Cullum to pay 400l. to John Birch, Auditor of Excise, out of any money remaining in their hands upon their account as late Commissioners and Governors of Excise for three years from 1647, Sept. 30: same being for auditing and stating their account for same; said Birch having been specially required to make up said account so speedily that it could be declared in the Exchequer before 1662, June 24, to the end it might appear what was due to His Majesty not only from said Commissioners but from the then Sub-Commissioners and all others concerned, "which required great industry and able clerks and accomptants to assist him."Ibid, p. 33.
June 26Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to pay to William Ellesdon and Charles Ellesdon the fee of 8l. per an. for their place of searchers in Poole port.Early Entry Book X. p. 206.
Money warrant, dormant, for the fee of 30l. per an. to John Warner as Master of His Majesty's Barges, loco his father, Nowell Warner, deceased.Ibid, IV. p. 314.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Excise Commissioners to pay Major Laugharne 600l. in part of his order (charged on the arrears of Excise) before the Duke of York, "who by former order was to be first settled," the Duke of York having consented thereto.Ibid, pp. 248–9.
Same from same to the Receipt to appropriate the receipts from the fire hearth from cos. Southampton, Wilts and Dorset to the pay of the garrison of Portsmouth.Ibid, p. 249.
Same from same to same for a tally to be levied at the Receipt on the Excise Commissioners for 64l., being money in the hands of Capt. Robert Amery, late one of the Sub-Commissioners of Excise for co. Essex: same to be payable to said Capt. Amery by Sir Edward Griffin, Treasurer of the Chamber, for the said Amery's wages as one of the Yeomen of the Guard.Ibid, p. 250.
Same from same to the Customs Farmers to continue the payment of the Earl of Berkshire's creation money of 13l. 6s. 8d. as Viscount.Ibid, p. 251.
Money warrant for 5,000l. for half a year to the 24th inst. to Hugh May, Paymaster of the Works, on the [yearly] allowance for the Works.Ibid, pp. 250–1.
Same for six months on the allowance of 20s. a day, as by the Privy Seal of 1662, May 22, to Sir William Swan, one of the Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber, on his appointment as Resident at Hamburg and to negotiate His Majesty's affairs in that part of Germany.Ibid, p. 251.
Same for 300l. to James Hamilton without accompt, being so much expended in His Majesty's service in his late journey into France.Ibid, p. 252.
Same, dormant, for the annuity of 100l. to John Turnbull, servant to the late Princess Royal: as by the letters patent of May 28 last.Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to pay the tally of 1661–2, March 19, struck upon them as Customs Commissioners by Col. William Legg, Lieut. Gen. and Treasurer of the Ordnance.Ibid.
Money warrant for 660l. to Col. John Buller by tallies of assignment upon the Receiver of the Duchy of Cornwall: being the fines payable by said Col. Buller and by Francis Buller, Nathaniel Moyle, Roger Bray and John Lannard for copies and leases of several tenements, detailed, parcel of said Duchy, viz., in the manor of West Anthony, parks of Helsbury and Lanteglos, Kerry Bullock park, Bucklawren manor, Treloya manor, Landulph and Trelugan manor.Ibid, p. 253.
June 26Money warrant for 260l. to Nathaniel Moyle for the benefit of himself and the other children of the late Lieut. Col. Nathaniel Moyle: same to come out of the fine of 260l. payable to the King by Thomas Hendy for a tenement in the manor of West Anthony.Early Entry Book, IV. p. 254.
Same (dormant) for the annuity of 300l. to Sophia Stuart, dresser to the Queen Mother: as by the letters patent of April 11 last.Ibid.
Same for the fee of 12l. 3s. 4d. to Richard Wilbeck for his office of the custody of the stables and stable yards at Reading and the ponds lying by the old stable, with the gates between the town and the stable yard and the lodgings called the Almery: as by the letters patent of 1661, Dec. 14.Ibid, p. 255.
Money warrant for 300l. to Lord Belasyse, in full of 500l., for the repair of the fortifications of the town of Hull: as by the Privy Seal of Aug. 14 last.Ibid.
Same (in lieu of one dated 1662, Oct. 2 which has been lost) for 240l. 2s. 0d. for Sir Theophilus Gilby for Chester garrison.bid.
Same for 600l. to Henry Wollaston, Surveyor of His Majesty's stables at Greenwich, for repairs there; as by the Privy Seal of Sept. 26 last.Ibid, p. 256.
Same for 300l. to Ann le Grand as royal bounty for sèveral good services done for His Majesty heretofore: as by the Privy Seal of May 30 last.Ibid, p. 257.
June 27Circular letter from Treasurer Southampton [to the Justices of Peace in the various counties] concerning the complaints received from the farmers of Excise as to daily abuses and affronts given to their officers in the execution of their duty; the rescuing of distresses by tumults and uproars "and themselves many times forct to quit the place." Requests them of their good affections to give all assistance to the said farmers' officers, this being "a great branch of His Majestie's revenue and settled upon him by a law in the execution of which you are required to be assisting," or failing a settlement of disputes, then to return the matter in controversy to the Treasury to the end order may be taken therein.Ibid, XII. p. 30.
Order for the payment of 600l. to Mr. Trelawney on his order for 1,200l., same to come out of moneys to be paid into the Receipt by—Daniel, Esq., receiver of Crown revenues for cos. Beds, Bucks, &c.: and 500l. to Sir William Wale on his order for 5,000l. for wines for the Royal Household: same to come out of money to be paid into the Exchequer by Sir John Watts, receiver of Crown revenues in cos. Essex, Herts, and Middlesex.Ibid, IV. p. 256.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Customs Farmers to pay a tally struck on them by Christopher Lord Hatton for 1,472l. 5s. 4d. for the pay of the garrison in the Isle of Jersey.Ibid, p. 257.
Same from same to the Receipt to pay 1,500l. out of certain revenues detailed, to the Earl of Sandwich on his money order for 15,691l. 15s. 4d. for several provisions for his Majesty's service in the Great Wardrobe.Ibid, pp. 257–8.
June 27Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt for a new tally for 490l. upon George Ayslaby and Thomas Thompson, Receivers of the Free and Voluntary Present of the Cathedral and Parochial clergy of York, in place of that levied July 3 last upon Essex Paulet and Richard Dennet, Receivers of the Voluntary Present for co. Southampton: same to be payable to Stephen Fox, in part of 3,000l. for secret service.Early Entry Book IV p. 258.
Same from same to same for a tally upon certain revenues, detailed, for 8.000l. in part of the warrant of 1662, July 5, for 15,000l. to Stephen Fox for secret service.Ibid, pp. 258–9.
Same from same to the Customs Farmers to pay the tallies to be drawn upon them by Sir George Carteret, Treasurer of the Navy, for the 467l. per month for 12 months, which is to be paid according to a contract in that behalf with the Victualler of the Navy for furnishing the Navy in ordinary with victuals.Ibid, p. 259.
Money warrant for 272l. 5s. 4d. to Robert Scawen, Receiver General of the counties of Southampton, Wilts and Gloucester: as a surplusage on his account for the year ended 1642, Michaelmas: as by the Privy Seal of Oct. 23 last.Ibid, p. 260.
Same for 200l. to Edward Villars to be employed on the repair of the Castle and port of Tynemouth.Ibid.
Same for 487l. to the Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants at Arms for a largesse at the King's Coronation, for several robes, for his assuming his seat as sovereign of the Order of the Garter, and for a largesse upon the Creation of several of the nobility.Ibid, p. 261.
[Subscription of attestation] by Treasurer Southampton and Lord Ashley of the declaration of the accompt, stated in abstract, of Lord Belasyse, Governor of Hull garrison, for the entertainment and pay of officers and soldiers there 1660, Oct. 6, to 1661–2, March 22.Ibid, p. 264.
June 30Money warrant for 3,500l. in part of 5,000l. to the Earl of Carlisle, as by the Privy Seal of the 20th inst. for his equipage, &c.. in his embassy to the Emperor of Russia: same to be by tallies on the Customs.Ibid, p 269.
Warrant from Treasurer Southampton to the Receipt to amend a tally for 1.000l. which was by mistake charged as so much paid by Sir Martin Lumley upon the 18 months' assessment for Essex instead of on the hearth tax for said county, of which he is present receiver as sheriff.Ibid, p. 262.
Money warrant for 200l. to Sir Anthony Jackson as royal bounty for services to the late King: as by the King's particular warrant of the 12th inst. appended in full.Ibid, p. 263.
June—Report to the King from Treasurer Southampton on the petition of Sir George Carteret for a statement of account of his disbursements in reducing the Isle of Jersey to obedience to the late King. which "afterwards untill the surrender thereof was cheifly supported by himselfe and the loanes he made for it": the said account being inclusive of those of Mr. Osmond Cooke, appointed by Charles II. in the 2nd year of his reign, Paymaster General of the garrison of Jersey, and some particulars of Mr. Fitzwater Hungerford, Major of Castle Elizabeth. The total sum due to Carteret is 20,317 pastols or 15,487l.Ibid. pp. 246–8.