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'Entry Book: March 1668', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 2: 1667-1668 (1905), pp. 531-541. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80252 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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March 1668

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
March 2Money warrant for Col. Charles Gifford's pension of 150l.: for aiding the King's escape from the battle of Worcester.Ibid, XVII. p. 236.
Same for 1,000l. to Sir Gilbert Talbot for his extrordinaries as late Envoy Extraordinary to Denmark.Ibid, p. 237.
Royal warrant for registering on the Eleven Months' tax, or on the Additional Aid, the 10,000l. for Sheerness.Ibid, XV. p. 79.
Treasury warrant for changing a tally on the Royal Aids for 3,000l. to Sir Robert Vyner.Ibid, XVII. p. 240.
Same to the Customs Farmers to pay monthly into the Receipt 16,000l. towards the paying of unsatisfied tallies on the late Customs Farmers.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 101.
Sir G. Downing to the Clerk of the Closet and the Chirurgeon attending on healing days for a certificate of healing medals given out every healing day, the Treasury Lords being desirous that an exact account be kept.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 62.
Same to the Earl of Anglesey for the weekly certificates which are wanting; and concerning his old tallies and Mr. Colville's promise to lend 5,000l. on seamen's orders.Ibid, p. 63.
March 2The Treasury Lords to Deputy Auditor Chislet touching the allowances claimed by the Farmers of Hearth money, viz. by reason of the plague, war. opposition to the tax, certificates of exemption from Justices, the fire of London, interest charges and fees.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVI. pp. 76–7.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to suspend process against Andrew Noell and Samuell Holbeech, late joint Receivers of Hearth money for cos. Rutland and Leicester.Ibid, p. 78.
Treasury warrant to Sir W. Doily to deliver up the bonds of Lawrence Bathurst. Receiver General of Poll money for Gloucester, his account being now declared.Ibid, XXXIV p. 79.
March 2
and 17
Warrant for 1,091l. 12s. 9½d. to Lord Holles for his extraordinaries as one of the Ambassadors at Breda: out of Sir Ste. Fox's 68,820l.Ibid, XVII. pp. 244. 251, 222.
March 3Sir G. Downing to Col. Legg to know what privy seal will bear the warrant for 10,000l. to him which is preparing.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 64
Same to Auditor Chislett to hasten Mr. Noell's account as Receiver of Hearth money for co. Rutland.Ibid.
Same to the Hearth money Farmers, the Attorney and Solicitor General, Sergeant Maynard, Sir Job Charleton, and Sir Wm. Wild to attend the Treasury with their advice as to the Hearth money Bill now depending in Parliament.Ibid
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to draft a bill to make Receivers pay 12 per cent. interest on moneys detained by them.Ibid, p. 66.
Same to Auditor Aldworth concerning Mauger Norton's accounts as Receiver of Crown Revenues, co. Northumberland, &c.Ibid, p. 67
Treasury warrant to Richard Gregory to release from custody William Bosworth, Samuel Webb, Robert Ellis, and William Crane, deputies to Edward Keene, late Receiver of Hearth money for Suffolk.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVI. p. 78.
Same for the release of Matthew Hanscombe, he having paid in the Hearth money for co. Huntingdon, which he detained.Ibid. p. 79.
March 4Same to the Receipt to change a tally for 100l. payable to Thomas Wyndham on his annuity of 200l.Ibid, XVII. pp. 237–8.
Money warrant for 300l. to Sir John Trevor, Envoy, &c., to France.Ibid, pp. 238, 243.
Same for 1,000l. to Edw. Progers, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber.Ibid.
Same for 10,000l. to Col. Legg for the fortifications at Sheerness.Ibib, p, 239.
The Treasury Lords to Mr. Shaw to pay 200l. to Sir W. Temple out of the money designed for the Bishop of Münster.Ibid, p 241.
Same to Auditor Aldworth, &c., to deduct from Sir Robert Viner's next interest account what the King paid in interest to Alderman Backwell on a sum of 2,000l. payable by Mr. Booth, Receiver of the Royal Aid for co. Chester, which sum lay in said Viner's hands for about four months.Ibid. p. 242.
March 5Sir G. Downing to Mr. Williamson to insert in his Gazette an advertisement to the effect that by warrant of Jan. 27 last the Treasury Lords have ranged the unpaid tallies on the late Customs Farmers in a certain course and method therein set down and have directed the present Customs Farmers to pay 12,000l. a month into the Exchequer to meet same in the said course and method: therefore calling on all persons to have their said tallies in readiness.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 68.
Same to Mr. Prettyman concerning the unpaid tallies struck on him for 5,539l. 19s. 1d., and payable to the Gentlemen Pensioners.Ibid, p. 68.
Same to Mr. Pratt. steward of the King's manor of Stratton upon Fosse and to Mr. George Stedman and to Capt. Thomas Kingston concerning said Kingston's grant of a coal work there.Ibid, p. 69.
Same to the Earl of Anglesey. Mr. Snow, the goldsmith. has promised me to-day to lend 5,000l. on the seamen's orders so soon as an assignment shall be brought him.Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to deliver up the bonds of Mauger Norton. Receiver General of Crown Revenues for Northumberland, Durham and Richmond.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 79.
Same to the Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and the Council there in reply to their letter of Jan. 27 last: to permit Robert Huntington and William Bucknall to levy the 5s. per ton on French shipping coming into Ireland: Sir George Carteret, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, having declared that he pretends to no right thereto.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 34.
Privy seal for registering on the Eleven Months' tax the 55,300l. to Sir D. GaudenIbid, XV. p. 76.
Money warrant for 150l. to Capt. Heemskirke as royal bountyIbid. XVII. p. 241.
March 5
and 12.
Warrant (cancelled) to the Farmers of the Post Fines and to the Receipt to change tallies of 100l. and 250l. due to Lord Colepeper.Ibid, pp. 242, 249–50.
March 5Money warrant for 60l. to the Earl of Carlisle on his creation money.Ibid, p. 243.
The Treasury to Sir G. Carteret and the executors of Daniel O'Neale to pay in the 1,000l. remaining due on their rent of the 5s. per ton on French shipping.Ibid.
Money warrant for 600l. to the Privy PurseIbid, p. 245.
March 6Treasury warrant to Sir C. Harbord to prepare a legal warrant for the seizing and securing the stock of wood and coal lying in Dean Forest as a security for Sir John Wintour's indebtedness to the King: as by the order of the House of Commons of Feb. 12 last.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 79.
Same for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Thomas Smyth, of Hill Hall, co. Essex.Ibid, XVII. p. 245.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to Sir Bernard Gascoyne, on his annuity of 600l. per an.Ibid, p. 246.
Same for 30,000l. to Sir Denys Gawden in part of 55,300l. for victualling.Ibid, p. 239.
March 6Sign manual confirming the privy seal of 1661–2, March 17, for 1,000l. a year to Humfry Weld for secret service.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV p. 85.
Same for a privy seal for 100l. to Jasper Waterhouse, Secondary of the Crown Office, for drawing indictments of high treason against Sir Hardresse Waller, William Howlett, John James, Sir H. Vane, John Lambert, et al.Ibid, pp. 63–4.
March 7Sir G. Downing to Auditors Aldworth and Chislet forwarding Sir G. Carteret's interest account, prefixed, for a loan of 5,000l. from Mr. Colvile.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 71.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Farmers to pay into the Exchequer 16,000l. for February last, 16,000l. for March, and after that 8,000l. per month towards the paying certain old tallies.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 102.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders for 300l. to Sir John Trevor, Envoy Extraordinary to France: for 2,000l. to Hugh May for the Works: and for 2,000l. to Sir Thomas Harvey as royal bounty.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 110.
Sir G. Downing to Auditor Philips to prepare the Cofferer's interest account.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 70.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition, prefixed, of Col. Richard Gerard, of Ince, for grant of a rent charge out of the manor of Ince assigned by John Biddulph to the Jesuits.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 80.
March 9Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders for 20l. to the Duke of Albemarle as reward for lending 1,000l. to the King; for 40l, to Symon Bennet as same for lending 2,000l.: for 4l. to Sir Edward Carteret for lending 200l.: for 20l. to John Harvey for lending 1,000l.: for 350l. to Thomas Turner.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 111.
Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long for his report on the Earl of Anglesey's privy seal for the business of Ireland.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 72.
Same to the Customs Farmers for an account of their rent from Michaelmas last; how paid, and upon what months, and what has been retained in their hands towards repayment of their own loan; how much paid into the Exchequer on the old tallies, and how much on the 16,000l. per month.Ibid, p. 73.
March 10Money warrant for 136l. 15s. 0d. to Sir Philip Musgrove on his fee as Governor of Carlisle Castle.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 246.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to prepare a grant to John Lawrence of two forfeited bonds of Sir Edward Hungerford.Ibid, p. 247.
The Treasury Lords to the Warden of the Fleet to release on bail Edwyn Wallford, late Sub-Collector of Hearth money for several Hundreds of Essex.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 81.
Same to Richard Gregory to arrest Thomas Terry, deputy to John Peryn, late Receiver of Hearth money for co. Huntingdon: for detaining the King's moneys.Ibid, p. 82.
Same to William Andrews, Receiver of Herts, requesting him to deliver to the Auditor his account of receipts of the Aids for co. Herts: particularising all collectors in whose hands arrears rest, and further to deliver an attested copy thereof to the Commissioners at Great St. Helens.Ibid, XXXIV. p. 80.
The like to all the other Receivers of sameIbid.
March 11Report to the Treasury Lords on William Chiffinch's petition for a fine of 500l. imposed on Daniel Hutchinson for unduly bailing one Sherley, of Dublin, who committed a rape upon a young gentlewoman.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. pp. 35–6.
Money warrant for 1,244l. 6s. 2d. to the Cofferer, to be for the Household.Ibid, XVII. p. 248.
Sir G. Downing to the Customs Farmers forwarding a schedule of moneys demanded by Viscount Fanshaw to be paid by them: for their report whether such payments used to be paid by them.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 75.
Same to Sir Edw. Pooley concerning Lady Frazier's tally on Mr. Jay.Ibid, p. 75.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders for 500l. [sic? 10l.] to Edward Gregory as reward for loan; for 8l. to Richard Mason for same; for 8l. to Sir William Boreman for same.Treasury Order Book XXXV, pp. 111–2.
March 12Money warrant for 255l. 13s. 0d. to the Cofferer, for the Royal Household.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 248.
Same for 100l, out of Sir Stephen Fox's orders, to Thomas Price as royal bounty to enable him to return to Bombay in the ships now immediately proceeding thither; whence he was lately sent express to the King from Sir Jervas Lucas, Governor of Bombay.Ibid, p. 249; XV. p. 77.
Same (dormant) for the annuity of 400l. to Ann, wife of Col. Francis Windham, she having been instrumental in the King's escape from Worcester.Ibid, XVII. pp. 257–8.
Same for 50l. to Sir Edward Savage in full of 300l.Ibid, pp. 259–60.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders as follows: 30 orders (cancelled) for in all 29,500l. for Sir Dennis Gauden, Victualler of the Navy: orders for 150l. for Lewis Van Hemskirke: for 1,244l. 6s. 2d. for the Cofferer: for 14l. for Major Francis Nicholls for over interest money: for 1l. to John Taylor for same: for 120l. to Sir John Duncombe for same.Treasury Order Book XXXV. pp. 112–4.
Treasury warrant to Lawrence Bathurst, Joh May and Daniell Furser to seize for the King's use all the stock of iron, wood and coal now lying on the King's waste in Dean Forest towards satisfaction of Sir John Wintour's debt to the King of 6,691l. 6s. 1d.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 82–3.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to Sir Charles Harbord and Rad. Freake of the manor of Wallington and other manors in Northumberland, part of the possessions of Sir William Fenwick, Bart., extended for debt.Ibid, p. 83.
Entry of Treasury approval of a royal warrant remitting to the Earl of Tyrconnell all quit rents and other charges imposed by the late Act of Settlement, Ireland, on his paternal estate in excess of the rents and services wherewith the said estate was charged in 1641: to which estate said Earl was restored by decree of the Commissioners at King's Inns, Dublin, in accordance with the Act of Settlement.Ibid, pp. 84–5.
The Treasury Lords to the Duke of Ormonde concerning a mistake in the recent warrant (see supra 1667–8, Feb. 27, p. 530) for discharging the quit rents on the estate of the Earl of Carlingford.Ibid, p. 86.
March 13Warrant to the Receipt for tallies for 2,777l. 3s. 4d. on the Hearth money representing certain assignments, detailed, made by Sir G. Carteret to Sir Ralph Knight et al.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XX. p. 57.
The Treasury Lords to Alderman Backwell concerning the letter to him from Henry and Charles Gerrard, of Amsterdam, about the price they now offer for His Majesty's tin in their hands. Authorise him to sell same at that price if more cannot be got.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 35.
Money warrant for 1,407l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Thomas Player for interest of 15,000l. paid by the City to Sir Robert Viner in part of 30,000l. to the Earl of Anglesey for Ireland, and as part of the City's loan of 100,000l. on the Additional Aid.Ibid, XVII. p. 250.
Entry of the reference to Sir C. Harbord of Sir Philip Palmer's petition, prefixed, for a grant of the office of bailiff of the seven hundreds of Cookham and Bray, co. Berks, void by the death of William Lee.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 89.
The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Edmond Baker, surety for Thomas Terry, as deputy to John Peryn.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 82.
Entry of the reference to the Attorney General of the petition of Sir Edward Carteret and John Barcroft for the arrest of Estoll and Moore for cutting down the timber on Pyford's estate.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 86.
March 16Royal warrant for 330l. 11s. 8d. to George, Lord Douglas, for the officers, &c., of his regiment.Ibid, XV. p. 81.
Privy seal for 40s. a day to William Godolphin as Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to the Catholic King.Ibid, p. 97.
Money warrant for 5l. to Judith Hobson as royal bountyIbid. XVII. p. 251.
Same for payment of a series of orders, detailed, registered on the monthly payments of 16,000l. from the Customs to September next: the said monthly orders being approximately as follow:—Ibid, pp. 252–3.
Customs Farmers4,000
Sir Ste. Fox for garrisons1,000
Judges, Prince Rupert, garrisons, &c.2,500
Treasurer of the Navy8,000
Victualler of the Navy467
Same for 600l. to Sir Robert Southwell, late Envoy in Portugal, for six months' ordinary to Sept. 3 last.Ibid, p. 254.
Warrant to the Receiver, &c., of the Duchy of Cornwall to pay 40l. to Col. Richard Fincher on his annuity.Ibid.
Sir G. Downing to Mr. Bevis Lloyd to retain in his hands till further order the 400l. usually paid by him as Receiver of South Wales to the Earl of Carbery for the stables of Ludlow.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 79.
Same to Sir P. Warwyck and Hugh May and Sir C, Harbord making an appointment about rebuilding the Custom House.Ibid, pp. 79–80.
March 16Sir G. Downing to Sir W. Doily, &c., for a certificate as to Francis Mose, acting as Solicitor for co. Sussex: and for a letter to all the Solicitors to give constant accounts how the moneys come into the hands of the respective receivers.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 80.
Same to the Commissioners and principal officers of the Navy. The Treasury Lords by former directions reserved only 5,000l. per month out of the 16,000l. per month from the Customs. For the current month of March they have registered 5,500l. on same for the Navy; for April, May and June 8,000l. and for July, Aug. and Sept. 11,500l. "and that the orders be delivered to the Earl of Anglesey that he may be enabled to assign them to such persons as you shall direct."Ibid.
Same to Sir R. Long, forwarding Sir Henry de Vick's papers for consideration: and Sir Denys Gawden's privy seal for 467l. per month.Ibid, p. 81.
Same to Mr. Clutterbuck for a certificate of what peers are behind of their poll money.Ibid.
Same to Alderman Bucknell making an appointmentIbid.
Same to Sir G. Carteret to hasten an account of the muster [? Münster] money.Ibid, p. 82.
Same to the Earl of Anglesey for an account what orders he has assigned away of those on the Eleven Months' tax.Ibid.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on Roger Whitley's petition for [lease of] discoveries of Crown lands on the waste of Flintwood, and in other parts near the King's castle of Flint Castle.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 87–8.
March 17Warrant for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Philip Mathews, of Great Gobions, in Colliers Row ward, co. Essex.Ibid, XVII. p. 257.
Money warrant for 500l. to Humphry Weld for half a year on the 1,000l. per an. to him for secret service.Ibid, p. 258.
Treasury warrant to Robert Gregory to arrest Nicholas Coates.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 83.
March 18The Treasury Lords to the Customs Farmers to pay their monthly payments into the Exchequer fortnightly by two halves.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 102.
Privy seal for 1,000l. a year each to the respective Judges of Commons Pleas and barons of the Exchequer.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. p. 80.
March 19Same for assigning to certain persons, detailed, in certain amounts, detailed, the 3,490l. remaining unassigned of the 100,000l. registered on the Additional Aid in the name of Sir G. Carteret for the King's particular use.Ibid, pp. 81–2.
Sign manual for a privy seal for the allowance of the Cofferer's interest accounts, detailed, notwithstanding the defect of vouchers.(Privy seal, March 30.)Ibid, pp. 84–5, 90–1.
Same for same for 2,000l. to William Bucknall, lent by him in June last for buying the Earl of Thomond's house near Newmarket, Cambridge.Ibid, p. 76.
March 19Warrant for altering a tally for 275l. payable to Lady Frazier on her annuity.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 255.
Money warrant for 500l. to Baptist May for healing medalsIbid.
Warrant (cancelled) to Sir Ste. Fox and Sir R. Long to assign, &c., to George. Lord Douglas. orders to the value of 330l. 11s. 8d. for five days' over-pay for his regiment.Ibid, p. 256.
Money warrant for 900l. to the Cofferer for the HouseholdIbid, p 257.
Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long concerning his warrant for 500l.: also returning him all the tin papers. "together with a paper of the short minutes taken by me this afternoon concerning that business," for him to draw up a report to be made by the Treasury Lords to the Council "in regard of my going out of town."Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 83.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders as follows: for 1,407l. 10s. 0d. for Sir Thomas Player for the interest of 15,000l. loan by the City of London: for 255l. 13s. 10d. for William Ashburnham: for 9,666l. 1s. 6d. for Sir Allen Apsley for the Duke of York on his One Months' assessment: for 1,000l. for Edward Progers: for 5l. for Judith Hobson, widow, for service and sufferings.Treasury Order Book XXXV. pp. 114–5.
Sir G. Downing to the Attorney General forwarding for report Sir C. Harbord's report on Lord Lovelace's petition for the office of Steward and Lieutenant of the manor and park of Woodstock.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p 81.
Treasury commission to Charles Goodwyn (already Receiver of Aids for Sussex) to be also Solicitor for same, loco Francis Mose, of Petworth.Ibid, XXXIV. pp. 83–4.
The Treasury Lords to the Warden of the Fleet to take the custody of Sir Thomas Hanson, Kt., now in the custody of the Sergeant-at-Arms attending the Treasury.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 37.
March 20Sign manual for a privy seal for the healing gold to be paid to the Keeper of the Privy Purse by way of imprest,Ibid. XV. p. 77.
The Treasury Lords to Alderman Backwell to pay out of the proceeds of the tin in Flanders 3,000l. to the Cofferer of the Household.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 36.
March 23Sir G. Downing to Mr. Williamson to put into his next Gazette an advertisement as follows:—"Whereas the tallies heretofore struck upon the Customs have used to be paid promiscously without any certain orders, the Lords of the Treasury have lately caused so many tallies on the Customs, unpaid, as have come to their knowledge to be registered in a certain course in which they are to be paid, which register is to be seen either in Sir Robert Long s office or at the Custom House where all persons concerned may see the course in which they are to be paid: and if any persons have tallies unpaid which are not in the said list they are desired within 14 days from date hereof to shew their said tallies to Sir G. Downing that he may take notice thereof to the end they may be put in course of payment after those already registered; least otherwise any new charge upon the said revenue exclude them."Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 103.
March 26Warrant to the officers of the Works to pay the widow of John Davenport, late master carpenter, his arrears of wages due.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 259.
Entry of the reference to Sir C. Harbord, &c., of the petition, prefixed, of Gabriell Walter, gunner, formerly a prisoner at Amsterdam, taken with Sir George Askue, concerning his liability by reason of not being able to serve as beadle to the court leet in Northfleet.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 89.
Petition of Hodgea Keriabos (Kariakos) concerning some goods; referred to the Customs Farmers.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 104.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders for 5,500l. for the Earl of Anglesey for the Navy: for 400l. to James Darcey on his allowance: for 37l. 10s. 0d. to Charles Gifford on his annuity: for 4l. to Robert Napper for reward in procuring 200l. to be lent to the King.Treasury Order Book XXXV. p. 116.
The Treasury Lords to Rowland Powell, Solicitor of the Aids, &c., for Kent, Surrey, Middlesex and London, to double his diligence in procuring the respective collectors who are negligent or who detain the King's money to be severely punished as the act directs.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV. pp. 80–1.
The like to all the other solicitors (21 in number), detailedIbid. p. 81
March 27Sir G. Downing to Mr. Bishop concerning the discovery of fish duty due to the King at Yarmouth.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 87.
Same to George Sheeres, living at the end of Howghten Street in the Newmarket: to attend the Treasury.Ibid, p. 88.
Treasury warrant to Sir Ste. Fox to assign to the Earl of Sandwich for the Wardrobe orders to the value of 1,803l. 5s. 0½d.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 261.
Same (dormant) for Prince Rupert's pension of 1,000l,. and warrant for last Lady Day quarter thereon.Ibid, p 259.
Sir G. Downing to the Attorney and Solicitor General transmitting for their opinion thereon a paper, prefixed, concerning calling to an accompt the accomptants for poll money, 1660.Ibid, XXXIV. pp. 82–3.
March 28Entry of the reference to Lord St. John of the petition of Winifred Wells, one of the maids of honour to the Queen, for power to dispose of her grant of felling underwood in the New Coppice alias Irons Hill Coppice, in the parish of Brockenhurst. New Forest.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 88.
March 30Sir G. Downing to Auditor Beale concerning the account of the 200,000l. due to the late Customs Farmers.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 89.
Same to the Earl of Anglesey. Mr. Colvile will lend you 5,000l. [for the Navy]. Please send to him before he otherwise dispose thereof.Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners concerning Mr. Needham's abatements.Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Exchequer to issue the 6,000l. advanced by Backwell into the Exchequer as part of 30,000l.: same to be towards paying the orders registered on the Customs for the present month "which were otherwise in danger to be disappointed by the payment of Sir Ste. Fox's tallies."Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. p. 260.
March 30Money warrant for 36,376l. 5s. 0d. to Sir Ste. Fox for pay of the Guards.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVII. pp. 260–1.
Same for 478l, 16s. 0d. to Sir Jeffery Shakerley for six months to the garrison of Chester to the 14th inst.Ibid, p. 261.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Farmers to permit the export, duty free, of certain amber, Venice glasses, &c., by Hodgea Keriakos, the King of Persia's factor.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 105.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Sir Hugh Wyndham, prefixed, for a grant of certain fines imposed on Benjamin Smart, Dixwell Hungerford, and Anthony Shokee [Chocki].Ibid. pp. 105–6.
The Treasury Lords to Auditor Aldworth for a certificate of the rent reserved to the Crown in a grant made 1627, August 1st, by Sir John Walter, Sir James Fullerton, and Sir Thomas Trevor to George Kirke, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, of the lordship of Sheriff Hutton; and what further rent was reserved on the grant of the reversion thereof in fee farm to Edward Ditchfield et al. in Sept, 1628: and what part of the said rent was granted to the Queen Mother as part of her jointureTreasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 90–3.
Appending:—Report dated 1667–8, March 11, to the Treasury from Sir C. Harbord on the draft royal warrant, prefixed in extenso, for the grant of the lordships of Sheriff Hutton and manor of Ottringham and Eastrington (Ettringham) Marsh, &c., &c., to Edward Ditchfield et al., to whom George Kirke passed same in fee farm, &c., as above.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders for 1l. to Thomas Lownes as reward for procuring 50l. to be lent to the King: for 6l. to Sir Denny Ashburnham as same for procuring 300l. to be lent: for 1l. to Thomas Gaywood for similarly procuring 50l.: for 6l. to Mathew Bateman: for 8l. to Edward Wingate for similarly procuring 400l.: for 2l. to Dr. Thomas Turner for similarly procuring 100l.: for 10l. to Thomas Hoskins for similarly procuring 1,000l.: for 2l. and 1l. to Thomas Ruddiard for similarly procuring 100l. and 50l.: for 10l. to Thomas Cass for similarly procuring 500l.. for 3,940l. for Sir George Carteret in full of 100,000l.: for 1,000l. to Humfry Weld on an annuity of 1,000l. for secret service.Treasury Order Book XXXV. pp. 116–7.
The Treasury Lords to Tho. Hodgson, Ralph Mansby, John Browne, John Wright, John Douglas, John Whalley to give a particular account to Peniston Whaley (Whalley), late Receiver of Hearth money for Kesteven and Holland of the moneys received by them of the said duties.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVI. p. 83.
March 31Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt to deliver to the Earl of Anglesey orders to the value of 20,000l. in part of what is registered for seamen's wages.Ibid, XVII. p. 262.
Same for 250l to the Duke of Albemarle for provision of horses.Ibid, p. 264.
Warrant to the Receiver of Crown revenues for Hereford to pay 133l. 6s. 8d. to Major Thomas French for a fee farm out of the Forest of Haywood, co. Hereford.Ibid, XVIII. p. 3.
Money warrant for 50l. to the Pages of the Bedchamber for one year to Xmas last.Ibid, p. 4.
March 31Treasury warrant to Sir G. Carteret to make certain assignments, detailed, to a total of 3,940l. representing the remain of the 100,000l. registered in Carteret's name on the Additional Aid for the King's own use: said assignments being as follows:—Sir Ralph Knight 600l. for one year of his pension; Sir John Clobery 600l. for one year of same; Mr. Slingsby 350l. for the gravers [of the Mint]; the Treasurer of the Chamber 517l. 19s. 0½d.; Isaac le Gouse 500l.; John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, 209l. 4s. 3½d. for his liberates; and 1,162l. 16s. 8d. for persons or services to be directed.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 85.