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'Entry Book: August 1667', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 2: 1667-1668 (1905), pp. 174-181. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80218 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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August 1667

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
Aug. 1Treasury warrant for a commission to Sir Baynham Throgmorton, Sir Charles Harbord and 13 others, detailed, for the survey, &c., of the Forest of Dean for setting out the King's 10,000 acres for nurseries for ship timber, &c., &c.Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 12–15.
Prefixing:—Articles of instruction to be observed in said commission.
Money warrant for 412l. 6s. 0d. to Col. Edward Villiers, Governor of Tynemouth Castle, for the pay of that garrison March 22 last to June 14 last.Ibid, XVII. pp. 40–1.
The Treasury to the Auditor of the Receipt to take care that Sir Edward Turnor's arrears as a counsel at law be paid.Ibid, p. 41.
Aug. 2Treasury warrant to the Attorney General for a grant to Robert Mellish, of the city of Lincoln, and William Mellish, of London, merchant, of the office of Receiver General of Crown revenues, co. Lincoln.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 11.
The Treasury to the Woodward of New Forest to take care that no timber be removed until measured by the King's officer for New Forest or be felled without the Treasury's consent: further, for a periodical account of the abuses prescribed in the forest courts, and of the copses which will be fit to be cut next year.Ibid, p. 8.
The like to the Woodwards respectively of Sherwood Forest, Waltham Forest, and the Forest of Dean.Ibid.
Aug. 2Treasury warrant to Hugh May. Paymaster of the Works, to take up on interest 5,000l., representing an order of 1666, July 2, for the like amount assigned by Sir George Carteret to said May.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 41.
Same to the Auditor concerned to allow to the sheriff of Oxford 40l. as ordered by him for his disbursements for the year ended 1666, Sept. 29.Ibid, p. 42.
Money warrant for 800l. to the Ambassadors at Breda for one month to the 5th inst.Ibid, pp. 42–3.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of July 24 for 1,487l. 1s. 10½d. and 771l. 2s. 9½d. and 602l. 8s. 0½d. to Robert Foley for ironwork delivered into the stores: for 410l. 8s. 0½d. to Mr. Perrin for ironwork delivered into the stores at Portsmouth: of July 29 for 323l. 9s. 1d. to Edward Hulbert for wares delivered into the stores: of July 30 for 73l. 15s. 0d. to James Blackman for wares delivered into the stores: of July 31 for 781l. 12s. 6d. to Francis Poynts for canvas delivered to the stores: for 928l. 10s. 0d. to Sir William Warren for iron delivered to the stores: of August 1 for 300l. to Rowland Heale in repayment of loan.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 31.
Aug. 3Same by same of Treasury orders of August 1 for 190l. 10s. 1½d. to William Edgell for wares delivered to the stores: of August 2 for 200l. to Dr. Warnes alias Lee for repayment of loan: for 500l. to the Earl of Clarendon: for 1,049l. 15s. 0d. to Henry Johnson and Henry Barham for materials, &c. for fitting the "Portland" ship for sea: for 444l. 10s. 4d. to Thomas Webb for hire of the ship "Mary" flyboat: for 1,158l. 16s. 0d. to Henry Johnson for materials for the ship "Reserve": for 477l. 8s. 6d. to Edward Prestwich for freight of the ship "Two Pilgrims."Ibid, p. 32.
Money warrant for 686l. 18s. 8d. to the Marquess of Worcester for Chepstow garrison 1666, Novr. 23, to 1667, July 5.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 43.
Sir George Downing to the Attorney General and the King's Counsel at law to attend the Treasury concerning the doubts of the Justices of co. Herts as to Hearth money.Ibid.
Aug. 5Money warrant for 10,000l. to Sir Stephen Fox towards the disbanding of the new-raised forces.Ibid, p. 44.
Same for 300l. to the Earl of Anglesey in further part of 5,000l., as by the order of Council of July 12 last.Ibid, p. 45.
Aug. 6The Treasury to Richard Gregory, messenger attending the Treasury, to apprehend Reynold Williams and seven others, detailed, agents for Bevis Lloyd, late Receiver of Hearth money for cos. Monmouth and Radnor, for moneys collected by them and not paid to him.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 24.
The like against David Price and several others, detailed, agents, as above, to said John Lloyd, Receiver of Hearth money for cos. Glamorgan and Brecon.Ibid. p. 25.
Declaration of account for 1664–5 of Thomas Worsley, late Receiver of Hearth money in the Isle of Wight.Ibid, p. 30.
Money warrant for 15,000l. to the Earl of Anglesey for Ireland. for its strengthening against the Dutch.Ibid, XVII. p. 44.
Aug. 6Money warrant for 56l. to Nicholas Morice for one month as Secretary to the Ambassadors at Breda.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 45.
Warrant from the Treasury to the Customs Farmers authorising the payment of 200l. to Sir Gilbert Talbott, Master of the Jewel House.Ibid, p. 46.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of July 25 for 136l. 0s. 10d. to Mr. Sylvester for goods delivered to the stores: for 136l. 12s. 1d. to Gregory Page et al. for hire of the ship "Cesar": for 404l. 15s. 8d. to John Pemble for timber delivered in to the stores: for 128l. 15s. 8d. to Thomas Sympson for freight of the ship "Duke of Cambridge": for 462l. to Samuel Packe for freight of the ship "Michaell": for 114l. 17s. 0d. to Richard Moore for freight of the ship "Exeter."Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 33.
Aug. 7Treasury warrant to the Receipt to cancel a tally for 1,857l. 18s. 4d. of June 13 last on the Aids of co. York (but which has since been answered direct into the Exchequer by Walter Strickland, the Receiver thereof): and for a new tally in place thereof for 157l. 18s. 4d.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. pp. 46–7.
Aug. 8The Treasury to all the Receivers of the Poll money concerning the delay in bringing up the remainder of the money due on the last Poll bill.Ibid, XXXIV. p. 18.
Money warrant for 1,410l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Philip Musgrave for Carlisle garrison, March 15 last to the 2nd inst.Ibid, XVII. p. 46.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Beale to place in surplusage on the Receiver of the Tenths of the Diocese of Winchester 117l. 10s. 1¼d., being the balance of a tally struck for Sergeant James Norfolk.Ibid.
Money warrant for 646l. 6s. 7d. to the widow of John Alexander, being the remainder of 1,153l. 1s. 6d., as by the Privy Seal of 1661–2, Jan. 19, due to said Alexander, his late Majesty's shoemaker.Ibid, p. 127.
Privy Seal for 1,500l. to Capt. George Cooke (Cock), Treasurer for Sick and Wounded men in the Fleet, &c.Ibid, XV. p. 14.
Aug. 9The Treasury to the Farmers of the Hearth money threatening them with consequences if by Sept. 10 they do not pay in the money payable on the hearths and stoves due at Lady Day, 1666, which is due to be paid to the Chamber of London. You know how little of that half-year's duty has yet been answered, and how much time has passed since the whole ought to have been paid, insomuch that a little neglect more will hazard the total loss of the remaining part.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 27.
Same to Edw. Carew and Theophilus Andrews, Commissioners for the Aids in Blackenhurst Hundred, co. Worcester, reprehending them for not having yet issued their warrants for collecting the last Lady Day quarter of the Aids.Ibid, XXXIV. p. 21.
Same to the Duke of Norfolk to pay speedily to Mr. Clutterbuck, Receiver of the Poll money for the House of Peers, his unpaid Poll money.Ibid, pp. 21–2.
The like to 51 peers and 13 peeresses, detailed.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 6 for 50l. to John Clerrent [? Clement] for repayment of loan: for 100l. to Dr. Jones for same: for 50l. to Martin Hirst for same: for 30l. to William Fisher for same.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 34.
Aug. 10The Treasury to Sir Henry Caesar, one of the Justices of the Peace in co. Herts., concerning the queries relating to the Hearth money tendered to the Treasury from the Justices in Quarter Session at Hertford.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVI. pp. 29–30.
Aug. 12Treasury warrant to John Madden and Thomas Agar. Surveyors General of His Majesty's woods on this side Trent, for the sale of fallen trees to the value of 50l.: in part of 11,335 tons of timber reserved to the King out of the trees granted to Sir John Wintour in the forest of Dean.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 17.
Same to the Receipt for altering two tallies for 700l. and 500l. struck wrongly on Sir George Norton, sheriff of co. Somerset, 1664, on the Hearth money.Ibid, XVII. pp. 47–8.
Signature of my Lords of Treasury orders of August 3 for 499l. 5s. 7d. to Edmond Reyner for boats delivered to the stores: for 536l. 12s. 6d. to Edward Gosling for hire of a ship: for 245l. 17s. 2d. to Humbeston Hurst for fitting the "Dartmouth" and "Little Guift" to sea: of August 5 for 281l. 17s. 6d. to Sir William Warren for masts delivered to the stores: of August 8 for 50l. to Dr. Bourchier in repayment of loan: for 50l. to William Sumner for same: for 50l. to Dr. Cosoubon for same: for 50l. to Dr. Du Moulin for same: of August 9 for 257l. 3s. 10d. to Robert Moorecock for timber delivered to the stores: for 1,573l. 7s. 10d. to Sir William Warren for money lent at Gothenburg for masts for His Majesty's service: for 761l. 2s. 6d. to same for masts: for 300l. to Sir William Coventry in repayment of loan: of August 10 for 500l. to the Dean and Chapter of Exeter in repayment of loan: for 60l. 10s. 0d. to John Harris for sails for the stores.Treasury Order Book XXXV. pp. 34–5.
Aug. 13Royal sign manual to the Treasury for the next King's waiter's place in London port to be given to George Creighton, son of the King's chaplain Robert Creighton, Dean of Wells.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 14.
Money warrant for 4,080l. for Sir Stephen Fox towards disbanding the new-raised forces.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 48.
Aug. 14Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of this day for 987l. 7s. 0d. to Sir Philip Musgrave for Carlisle garrison: of August 9 for 20l. each to John Lowe and Edward Falconberge, deputy chamberlains [of the Exchequer].Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 36.
Aug. 15Privy Seal for 10,000l. to William Avery in satisfaction of the like sum lately lent by the city of London for the fortification of Sheerness. (Money warrant hereon dated Sept. 19.)Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. p. 17; XVII. p. 75.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to supersede process against Robert Knowles, late Receiver of Hearth money for co. Oxford.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 43.
Aug. 16The Treasury to Edward Wallford, deputy collector of Hearth money in Essex, ordering him to at once account with Charles Fitch, late Receiver of same.Ibid, p. 32.
The like to seven other deputies named.Ibid.
Money warrant for 1,420l. to Sir Stephen Fox towards disbanding the late new-raised forces.Ibid, XVII. pp. 49, 51.
Aug. 16Money warrant for 100l. to Sir John Frederick for the fortifications at Dartmouth. (Orders hereon made August 21 for 200l.)Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 50; Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 38.
Privy Seal for allowing over interest. Whereas upon many pressing occasions of our service in this present war against the Dutch we have been forced to borrow several great sums of money and to make use of the service of divers persons [bankers, &c.] therein, we therefore appoint 40,000l. to be issued by way of reward or compensation to such persons as have for the time past furnished, procured or taken up money for our use and service, that is to say by way of reward for the labour and service or by way of compensation for the charge or risk of such persons in procuring the said sums: the payment to be in such measure and proportion as the Lords of the Treasury shall think fit, provided it exceed not the proportion of 4 per cent. above the interest of 6 per cent.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. pp. 94–5.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 15 for 512l. 10s. 0d. to Mr. Castle, shipwright, for repair of H.M. ship "Guinnea": for 778l. 16s. 4d. to same for repairing H.M. ship "Success": for 773l. 2s. 0d. to same for repairing H.M. ship "Amity." (These latter three orders repeated on August 19 probably by a clerical error.)Treasury Order Book XXXV. pp. 36, 37.
Aug. 19Treasury warrant to Mr. Prettyman, interim Receiver of First Fruits and Tenths, for immediate extent to issue against Nathaniel Luggar, Receiver of Tenths of Exeter Diocese.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIX. p. 201.
"Upon the Articles of Instruction to be enquired of and executed by virtue of the Commission hereunto annexed" [wanting:? a Commission for rating or viewing the Marquess of Worcester's estates in Wales and the Marches] concerning the Dominion, Principality and Marches of Wales, Sir Charles Harbord is to certify his opinion how far it may be regular, &c., and whether likely to prove grievous to the people. "If so wee shall not judge fit to make any proceedings in it."Ibid, XXXVII. p. 16.
The Treasury to Mr. Criche, Collector of the Firehearth money for, forwarding them a list, detailed, of unpaid arrears, for him to demand instant payment thereof.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 33.
The like to Edward Laurence, Humphry Buckner, William Palmer, John Watson, and Robert Barkshire, Collectors of Hearth duty, with a list in each case of the individuals owing the duty.Ibid, pp. 33–4.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 13 for 393l. 7s. 0¼d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer [Court]: of August 17 for 60l. to Sir William Fleetwood for hay for the King's deer.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 37.
Treasury order for a Privy Seal for 2,000l. to John Earl of Bath, Governor of the garrison of Plymouth, for the fortifications of said garrison. (Privy Seal hereon, dated August 28. Money warrant hereon, dated Nov. 25.)Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. pp. 12, 41; XVII. p. 138.
Aug. 20Privy Seal for the issue to Dame Barbara Villiers of 600l. quarterly out of the coinage money in lieu of her former grant of 2d. by tale out of every 1b. weight troy of silver money coined, as by the grant thereof by letters patent dated 1660, August 12. (Money warrant hereon, dated Oct. 1.)Ibid, XV. p. 13; XVII. pp. 87–8.
Aug. 21The Treasury to Sir Francis Vincent et al., Commissioners of the Aids for Surrey, to hasten in the duplicates of the Poll money in the West division of said county.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 25.
Same to the Commissioners of the Aids in Pembroke. Walter Vaughan, Receiver of said county has not yet received one penny of the Aids due at Midsummer last. Command them to punish those who are the cause of this mischief.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to George Pyke, Paymaster for bringing in the Royal Aids, to pay 300l. to Robert Scowen, late one of the Commissioners for bringing in said Aids.Ibid, XVII. p. 50.
Money warrant for 840l. to Sir Stephen Fox, for one week's pay of such of the new raised forces as are not yet ordered to be disbanded.Ibid, p. 51.
Treasury warrant to Sir Robert Crooke for a lease to Sir Thomas Clerges of the premises as in the Royal warrant of May 14 last: only the grant is to be not for 50 years as in the said royal warrant, but for 25 years.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 20.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the lead mines to be found in the manor of Denbigh, of which Sir Cyril Wyche prayed a grant.Ibid, p. 19.
Prefixing:—Surveyor General's report on Wyche's petition for same.
Same to Viscount Fanshaw to take the securities, detailed, of Robert Mellish and William Mellish, as receivers of Crown revenues of Lincoln.Ibid, p. 18.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 16 for 334l. 3s. 4d. to Christopher Coles for wares delivered into the stores at Portsmouth: for 427l. 5s. 6d. to same for wares: for 10l. to Thomas Bedford for repayment of loan: of August 20 for 300l. to the mayor, &c. of Abingdon, for same: for 573l 6s. 0d. to Thomas Tyndall for the hire of a ship: of August 21 for 100l. and 100l. to Sir John Frederick for fortifications at Dartmouth.Treasury Order Book XXXV, pp. 37–8.
Aug. 23The Treasury to the Earl of Bath. A Privy Seal is ready for 2,000l. for the fortifications of Plymouth. As to the tin business, press him before he leaves the country to advise with the principal tinners, and to represent their joint opinion to the Treasury, as to the best way of settling that business for the future.Treasury Miscellanca Warrants Early XXXIII. pp. 9–10.
Same to John Delavall et. al., Commissioners of the Aids in Nassaburgh hundred, co. Northampton, concerning the arrears on said hundred and on the city of Peterborough.Ibid, XXXIV. p.26.
Declaration of account, 1664–5, of George Rawleigh, late receiver of Hearth money for Bristol.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 39.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 21 for 20l. to Sir Richard Chaworth for repayment of loan: and for 40l. to Dr. Cooke for same.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 38.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to Baptist May, keeper of the Privy Purse.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 51.
Same for 617l. 8s. 0d. to Sir John Robinson for the Tower garrison June 23 last to the 3rd inst.Ibid, p. 52.
Aug. 23Declaration of accompt of John Earl of Bath of the pay of Plymouth garrison, 1663–4, March 18 to 1665, Dec. 21.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII p. 54.
Same of same for same of same, 1665, Dec. 22 to 1666, Nov. 22.Ibid, p. 55.
Same of Richard, now Lord Richard Arundell of the pay of the garrison of [Pendennis Castle], 1664, April 21 to 1667, May 30.Ibid, p. 54.
Aug. 24The Treasury to the Commissioners of the Aids for the Bury, Ipswich and Beccles divisions of Suffolk, and for Ipswich town concerning the arrears, detailed, standing out on the Aids.Ibid, XXXIV. pp. 26–7.
Aug. 26Same to Mr. Packer, Usher of the Receipt, to deliver the office furniture lately used by Sir William Doyly, Sir Henry Vernam and Robert Scowen, the Commissioners for the Aids, in the Treasury Chamber at Westminster to the present Commissioners for bringing in and returning those moneys by way of exchange.Ibid, p. 29.
Money warrant for 60l. to Sir Thomas Clarges in full of his warrant for 160l. for houses of his in Reading, taken for some years past for the use of His Majesty's Equerry, &c.Ibid, XVII. pp. 52–3.
Treasury warrant to George Pyke, Paymaster for bringing in the Aids, to pay 100l. to Bartholomew Fillingham, cashier to the present Commissioners for bringing in the Aids.Ibid, p. 53
Declaration of the accompt of the Earl of Bath for works at Plymouth garrison 1601, April 1 to 1664, April 30.Ibid.
Money warrant for 970l. to Sir Stephen Fox towards disbanding the late new-raised forces.Ibid, p. 54.
Same for 800l. to the Ambassadors at Breda from the 5th inst. to 2nd Sept. next.Ibid, p. 55.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 21 for 202l. 3s. 0d. to Jervice Mapplesdon for wares delivered in to the stores: and for 909l. 5s. 6d., 592l. 4s. 2d. and 1,919l. 2s. 1d. to Sir William Warren for same.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 38.
Aug. 28The Treasury to Auditor Beale to permit Edward Grey to search the records in his office concerning a discovery.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 10.
Treasury warrant for the arrest of George Lambe, late Constable of Whittlesea, in the Isle of Ely, for making untrue returns of the Hearth money there.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 37.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General for a lease to Sin Cyril Wyche of lead mines in the manor of Denbigh.Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 21 2.
Prefixing:—Constat and ratal by the Surveyor General.
Signature by my Lords of Treasury orders of August 24 for 1,000l. to Sir Sir John Duncombe in repayment of loan: for 300l. to Sir Jeffery Palmer for same: for 500l. to Major Francis Nicholls for same: for 100l. to Dr. Jasper Mayne for same: for 528l. 17s. 0d. to Lord Widdrington for Berwick garrison.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 39.
Treasury warrant to Sir Stephen Fox to pay 150l. to Augustin de Vretta as the occasion for his payment cannot stop for the forms of the Exchequer.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 56.
Aug. 28Money warrant for 300l. to Dame Barbara Villiers for a half-year to June 24 last, on her annuity of 600l. per an., as by the Privy Seal of the 20th inst: in lieu of her former patent of 1660. August 20, of 2d. per 1b. of silver moneys coined.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 57. Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 66.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt for tallies of assignment to be struck for Sir John Denham and Thomas Killegrew to receive a fine of 600l. imposed on Nicholas Bacon for plotting the death of Sir Harbottle Grimston.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 57.
Money warrant for 982l. 7s. 0d. to Sir Stephen Fox towards disbanding three new-raised companies in Berwick.Ibid, p. 59.
Same for 5,000l. to Captain George Cock for the Sick and Hurt.Ibid, p. 60.
Privy Seal for the payment to the Earl of Anglesey, present Treasurer of the Navy, of all moneys due to be paid, but remaining unpaid to Sir George Carteret, late Treasurer of the Navy: further for the payment to said Earl of the 100,000l. for pay of the fleet as formerly appointed to Sir George Carteret, but not registered in said Carteret's name by reason of his surrender of his office: also for the further sum of 80,000l. to said Earl for the like pay: further for the 30,000l. formerly appointed to be registered in Carteret's name for the victualler, which 30,000l. is hereby to be paid to the Earl of Anglesey as imprest for the victualling of the Navy for this year's service in the present war: to be assigned by him to Dennis Gawden. "And whereas upon our mature deliberation of certain reasons lately offered to us in Council for the immediate issuing out of our Exchequer by particular Privy Seal to the victualler of our Navy such moneys as were of late usually imprested to the Treasurer of our Navy for the said victualler, we have judged it fit for our service that all such moneys be immediately issued unto the said victualler accordingly."Ibid, XV. pp. 18–22.
Aug. 30The Treasury to the Customs Farmers to pay certain tallies for 420l. to Charles Nevill, his Majesty's harness maker.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 15.
[? Aug. 3]The like for a tally of 1,400l. to Lord HollesIbid. p. 16.
Aug. 30The Treasury to Auditor Phelipps to examine and state Mr. Meynell's interest account.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 60.
Money warrant for 111l. to Lord Arundell of Trerice, for his fee as Governor of Pendennis Castle.
The Treasury to the Customs Farmers for the payment to William Warder, Clerk of the Pells, of the arrears of his fees, &c.Ibid, p. 61.
Money warrant for 20l. to Sir Robert Wiseman, Doctor of Laws, his Majesty's Advocate General, for one year's fees to Lady Day last.Ibid.
Aug. 31Same for 1,357l. 12s. 8d. for Sir Stephen Fox towards disbanding the troop of horse in the garrison of Jersey.Ibid, p. 65.