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'Entry Book: August 1668', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 2: 1667-1668 (1905), pp. 603-614. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80258 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
Aug. 3Same for 6,266l. 1s. 0d. to Sir Ste. Fox, for garrisons, detailed: and 4,953l. 8s. 9d. in full of 41,329l. 13s. 9d. for the Guards for five months' pay from May 9 last: and 3,867l. 13s. 4d. for the garrisons of Plymouth, Pendennis, Jersey and Guernsey.Ibid, XXIV. pp. 11–12.
Order on the London Excise for the abovesaid 4,953l. 8s. 9d. for the Guards.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. p. 59.
Money warrant for 1,277l. 10s. 0d. to the Earl of Bath, Governor of Plymouth and St. Nicholas Island, on his fee of 56s. a day.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XX. p. 129.
Same (cancelled) for 500l. to the Countess of Portland on her pension.Ibid, XXII. pp. 90–1.
Treasury warrant for an assignment for 2,000l. upon the Hearth money to Sir Solomon Swayle, he having petitioned the King for the same for the advancement of his only daughter in marriage, and having engaged to secure the repayment thereof by 100l. per an. in 20 years.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 101.
Aug. 4Money warrant for 4 per cent. reward, above the six per cent. interest, to Jeremy Snow on 12,000l. loans.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXIII p. 10.
Warrant to the Commissioners of the London Excise to divide up and pay in smaller parts, detailed, a tally for 14,000l.Ibid XXIV. p. 74.
Money warrant for 856l. 16s. 0d. to Sir J. Robinson for the Tower garrison.Ibid, p. 14.
Same for 903l. 5s. 0d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber to be paid to the Bishop of London, Lord High Almoner, for the King's daily and monthly alms from 1666 Oct. to 1668 June 30.Ibid, XX. p. 129–30, 130.
Same for 100l. to Col. Molsworth as royal bounty and 100l. to Sir William Neile for same, and 200l. to Margaret Lendall (Lyndall) daughter of Capt. Robert Lendall for same.Ibid, XVIII. pp. 50.
Same for 50l. to Sir Daniel Harvy for hay for the deer in New Park.Ibid, p. 55.
Signature of 146 Treasury orders on the Hearth money for, in all, 23,773 6s. 11½d. to the Cofferer of the Household.Treasury Order Book XXXVI pp. 9–13.
Mr. Wardour's certificate of privy seals for board wages [due] for the King's servants payable at the Exchequer is referred to the Auditor of the Receipt.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 69.
Treasury warrant to Thomas Townesend, &c., to pay the 280l. 18s. 0d due to the Pages of the King's Bedchamber for their liveries for 2 years to Midsummer last.Ibid, p. 70.
Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long for an account of the wages due to the Keepers of Waltham Forest.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 146.
[? Aug. 4]Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders on the Exchequer in general, viz., for 500l. to Sir John Trevor, Envoy, &c., to France: 397l. 13s. 4½d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court: 43l. 6s. 8d. to Anthony Seager, Keeper of the Treasury Chambers: 100l. to Major John Scott as royal bounty: 25l. 8s. 4d. to William Wardour, Clerk of the Pells: 53l. 6s. 8d. to John Tuthill, one of the Secondaries in the Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's office: 20l. to William Charleton as reward for discovering coiners: 1,500l. to the Duke of Buckingham, Master of the Horse, for the provision of horses: 100l. to Roger Charnock to be disposed of as my Lords shall direct: 91l. to Tho. Lisle, the King's Barber, for providing barbing linen for the King: 141l. to Ralph Foliard for same: 100l. to Samuell Harper and the rest of the King's footmen to enable them to take up 1,000l. at interest.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. pp. 45–6.
Aug. 5Money warrant for 17,500l. to Samuel Pepys for Tangier for 3 months pay to the 4th inst.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXIV. p. 14.
Same (cancelled) for 65,657l. to W. Legg for the OrdnanceIbid, XXIII. p. 11.
Privy seal for 250l. per an. to Andrew Newport, James Halsall, and Thomas Nevell in trust for the children of William Rumbold, Surveyor-General of Customs, lately deceased.Ibid, XV. pp. 192–4.
Sir G. Downing to Sir Jeremy Whitchcot concerning his claim to the Wardenship of the Fleet.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 254.
Aug. 5Money warrant for 33l. 6s. 8d. to Grays Inn on their perpetuity of 6l. 13s. 4d.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVIII. p. 51.
Same for 70l. 1s. 10d. to Lewis Harding, Receiver of Royal Aid, co. Beds, to be paid to George Pike in payment of a tally.Ibid, pp. 51–2.
Same for 2,300l. and 236l. 13s. 4d. and 171l. 8s. 0d. to Sir W. Temple, the former two items by means of tallies on Mr. Shaw on the proceeds of the tin at Antwerp and on the remain of the Müunster money: for said Temple's arrears as Resident at Brussels.Ibid, pp. 52–3.
Same for 20l. to Capt. John Staplehill and Capt. Florence O'Sullivane as royal bounty for services in the Caribbee Islands.Ibid, pp. 53–4.
Appending:—Order in Council for same dated July 25.
Fiat by the Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer for a commission to 18 persons, detailed, for an inquiry into the tin and other revenues and rights, &c., of the Duchy of Cornwall.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 147.
The Treasury Lords to the late purchasers of the manors of Rillaton, Stoke Climsland, Liskeard, Helstone in Trigg, Tyberstow [Tybesta in Creed], Tvwarnhaile, Fabkedy and Penmaine, part of the Duchy of Cornwall (which manors are according to their tenure and ancient custom to be assessioned. but of which the assessionable books and rolls have been taken and detained by the persons who purchased the said manors in the late troubles). Request them to deliver to the Auditor of the Duchy all such books and rolls.Ibid, p. 148.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Cadwallader Jones, one of the sureties of William Harris, late Receiver of Hearth money for co. Devon.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 102.
Aug. 6Privy seal for 3,000l. to Sir Edmond Pooley as royal bountyIbid, XV. p. 174.
Sir G. Downing to Mr. Packer to send to the Treasury a ream of very good gilt paper.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 254.
Orders registered on the Wine Act for 23,000l. to the Earl of Anglesey towards setting out an extraordinary fleet this year.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. p. 85.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders on the Exchequer in general. viz., for 200l. to Margaret Lendall as royal bounty: 100l. to Sir William Neile as same: 100l. to Col. Guy Molesworth as same: 200l. to the Earl of Bristol in part of 6,000l. in lieu of pension granted out of the Court of Wards: 20l. to Capt. John Staplehill and Capt. Florence O'Sullivane as royal bounty.Ibid, p. 46.
Same of orders on the Hearth money for 100l. to Ann, relict of Capt. William Haddock, as royal bounty: 1,090l. to Lord Colepeper in repayment of loan to the works at Greenwich: 1,009l. 13s. 4d. to William Barker. Surveyor of the Stables, for several repairs: 631l. 15s. 2d. to Jervase Price for disbursements for the King's private armoury.Ibid, pp. 13–4.
Aug. 7Money warrant. dormant, for 102l. 13s. 4d. per an. pension to Robert Tompkins.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXII. p. 91.
Royal warrant for 80l. 15s. 8d. to Lord Arlington, being Exchequer fees, &c., on 3,000l.Ibid, XV. p. 152; XVIII. p. 5.
Privy seal for 1,000l. to Sir W. Temple as Ambassador in ordinary to the States General as equipage, and 7l. a day as ordinary.Ibid, XV. pp. 155–6.
Aug. 7The Treasury Lords to the Commissioners for the Aids of Ipswich and Woodbridge concerning the arrear of over 5,000l. standing thereon in the accounts of Mr. Gypps, Receiver General for Suffolk. Require them to meet Sir W. Doily hereon in London on the 20th inst.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 117.
Same to said George Gypps concerning sameIbid.
Aug. 8Privy seal for 5,500l. to Thomas Warren for making the peace with Morocco.Ibid, XV. pp. 153–4.
Warrant for a privy seal for 22,483l. to the CoffererIbid, p. 154.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Farmers to deliver some cases of glass to the Venetian Ambassador customs free.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 123.
Signature of Treasury orders on the Hearth money for 44l. to John Burchill, falconer: 50l. to William Berwick, same: 13l. 13s. 9½d. to Sylvanus Rowley, same: 91l. 5s. 0d. to John Cary. same: 182l. 10s. 0d. and 390l. to Sir Allen Apsley, Surveyor of the Hawks: 36l. to Gregory Granger, yeoman pricker: 40l. to James Bowles, same: 40l. to Michael Hancock, same of the privy harriers: 40l. to Elizabeth, relict of William Bell, same: 40l. to John Shillingford alias Izard, same: 44l. to Thomas Collins, falconer: 50l. 3s. 9½d. to John Howard, same: 44l. to Thomas de Champs. same: 36l. 10s. 0d. and 13l. 13s. 9½d. to Arthur Witchells, same: 36l. 10s. 0d. to Sylvanus Rowley, same: 50l. 3s. 9½d. to William Sakeing, same: 19l. 11s. 8d. to Richard Eedes, a gamekeeper at Nonsuch: 44l. to same as falconer: 31l. 19s. 9½d. to John Osbaldston, same: 50l. to William Poulton, same: 44l. to Abell Daniell, same: 50l. to Samuel Wood, same: 65l. to George Russell, Serjeant of the Hawks: 50l. 3s. 9½d. to Hugh Wright, falconer: 50l. to Mathew Emerson, same: 50l. to Bartho. Bynon, same: 50l. to William Ivy, same, on the surrender of his office: 38l. 5s. 0½d. to James Roper, falconer: 24l. 6s. 8d. to George Fisher. handgun maker: 200l. to Elizabeth. relict of Nicholas Lanier: 10l. to John Crockford: 18l. 5s. 0d. to George Clerke, Clerk of the Stores: 18l. 5s. 0d. and 16l. 2s. 6d. to Tertullian Lewis, drummer: 73l. to George Browne, gunfounder: 34l. 7s. 6d. to Richard Vaux: 34l. 7s. 6d. to John Maugridge, drummer: 34l. 7s. 6d. to Richard Maugridge, drummer: 36l. 10s. 0d. to John Batchelor, keeper of setting dogs.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. pp. 14–5.
Aug. 10Money warrant for 270l. to Sir John Trevor in part of his extras as Envoy to France. (Royal warrant dated Aug. 7.)Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. p. 154; XVIII. p. 56.
Order charged on the Receiver of Crown revenues for Kent, Surrey and Sussex, for 148l. to Sir William Boreman, Keeper of the King's Wharfe [Dwarf] Orchard at Greenwich.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. p. 123.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders on the Exchequer in general, viz., for 236l. 13s. 4d. and 171l. 8s. 0d. to Sir W. Temple Resident at Brussels: and 100l. to Sir Ed. Griffin for the yeomen harbingers.Ibid, pp. 46–7.
Aug. 12Sir George Downing to Mr. Carill at Prince Rupert's to attend the Treasury concerning the Mint.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 256.
Aug. 12Sir George Downing to William Harrison in Houndsditch. Charles Round in Goulding Lane, Robert Smither in Bunhill Fields, and John Dightors in Milford Lane to attend the Treasury concerning the Mint.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 256
Money warrant for 300l. to the Earl of Bristol in part of 6,000l. as by the privy seal of 1661, Sept. 28.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVIII. pp. 57–8.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders on the Exchequer in general, viz. for 80l. 15s. 8d. to Lord Arlington for Exchequer fees on 3,000l. expended by him: 70l. 1s. 10d. to Lewis Harding, Receiver of Royal Aid, co. Beds., in repayment of over payment: 1,500l. to Bartholomew Fillingham for conveyance of the moneys of the Aids from Notts and Rutland to London: 300l. to Sir Thomas Higgons, Envoy, &c., to the Elector of Saxe.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. p. 47.
Aug. 13The Treasury Lords to the Duke of Newcastle concerning the wood felled by him in Lindhurst and Noemanswood.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 149.
[?]Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to Eldad Waters. of divers messuages, &c. in Llanarth, co. Monmouth, part of the lands of John and Lewis James, outlaws.Ibid.
[?]Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Thomas Killegrew, of certain lands in Llandinam, co. Montgomery, being lands of David Powell.Ibid, pp. 150–1, 145.
Prefixing:—Particular and ratal of the premises and entry of demise.
Aug. 13Money warrant for 300l. to Francis Bowman the King's stationer, in part of 466l. 14s. 10d. remaining still due for stationery furnished to the principal Secretary of State, 1660, Dec. 20 to 1663, Sept. 24.Ibid, XX. p. 131.
Same for 523l. 10s. 1d. to Lady Dryden, in part of 1,181l. 4s. 5d. remaining unpaid of the 3,000l. ordered to her by the privy seal of 1666, June 25.Ibid, XXII. p. 92.
Same for 260l. to Ambrose Norton for repair of the King's stables in the Mews.Ibid, XVIII. p. 56.
Same for 40l. to John Spicer and Edward Woodroff as royal bounty for services as clerks in Sir George Downing's office as a Teller of the Receipt.Ibid.
Declaration of accompt of John Watts, Receiver of Hearth money for co. Herts: for 1½ years to 1665, Sept. 29.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 102.
Aug. 14Money warrant for 1,000l. to the Earl of Ogle, one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.Ibid, XX. pp. 132–3, 136.
Same for 479l. 11s. 11½d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber, to be paid to James Mariott of Hampton Court, in part of 959l. 3s. 11d. due to him on several warrants.Ibid, pp. 134–5.
Same (dormant) for the 4 per cent. reward to the Farmers of the London Excise on 57,040l. and 15,250l. advanced by them.Ibid, XXIII. pp. 11–12.
Royal warrant for 600l. to Sir Robert Southwell, to be by him assigned over to Alderman Backwell in repayment of an advance.Ibid, XV. p. 168.
Sir G. Downing to Auditors Hill and Beale and to the Receivers of North and South Wales concerning moneys due the Earl of Carbery.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 258.
Aug. 14Money warrant (dormant) for 40l. per an. to Sir Edward Turner as one of the King's Counsel at Law.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVIII. p. 57.
Same for 100l. per an. to Sir Alexander Frazier, one of the King's Physicians in Ordinary.Ibid, p. 58.
Signature of Treasury orders on the Hearth money for 80l. 16s. 8d. to Andrew Lawrence, Surveyor of the Ways: 27l. 7s. 6d. to the Earl of Carnarvon, Master of the Hawks:_ to Mrs. Margaret Price: 500l. to Rowland Langhorne. pension: 500l. to Tho. Ellyott, Master of the Harriers: 100l. for the Grooms and Pages of the Bedchamber: 133l. 6s. 8d to the Earl of Oxford as Chief Justice of the Forests: 250l. to the Countess of Brentford, pension.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. pp. 15–16.
Royal warrant for 3l. a day to Sir Thomas Higgins as ordinary as Envoy Exraordinary to the Elector of Saxony, and to carry the Garter [to said Elector]: and 30s. a day to Thomas St. George, Herald-at-Arms, for same.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. pp. 157–8.
Aug. 15Privy seal for 500l. per an. to Matthew Wren, Secretary to the Duke of York, to be in lieu of the fee, gift or gratuity of the admittance of persons by commission or warrant from the Lord High Admiral which said fees, gifts or gratuities are hereby abolished.Ibid, pp. 158–9.
Same for 20,000l. to the Cofferer for discharge of interest money: and 1,283l. for the Dutch and Swedish Ambassador: and 800l for the French Ambassador during the time they were upon our charge: and 400l. for incidents of the Houses of Parliament.Ibid, pp. 160–1.
Privy seal for 3,348l. 4s. 5d. to Alderman Backwell being for interest of 6 per cent. and reward at 4 per cent. on the sum of 29,074l. 10s. 9d. remaining still unpaid to him (he having advanced 116,354l. 4s. 8d. and having been repaid so far only 87,279l. 14s. 7d.).Ibid, XV. pp. 169–70.
Aug 17Money warrant for 4,502l. 17s. 5d. to Wm. Legg for necessaries for the service and defence of Barbados.Ibid, XX. p. 131.
Same for 4,908l. 13s. 10d. to same for repairs at several forts, detailed.Ibid, p. 132.
Same (dormant) for the fee of 100l. per an. to John Berkenhead as one of the Masters of Requests.Ibid, XVIII. p. 64.
Sir G. Downing to Mr. Ward. Mr. Nicholas Courtney says he never was feodary of the Duchy of Cornwall, nor any accomptant to the King.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 259.
Same to Sir John Temple, of Ireland, to attend the Treasury tomorrow.Ibid, p. 260.
Money warrant (dormant) for 100l. per an. each to Sir Thomas Beverley and Jervas Holles, as Masters of Requests.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVIII. pp. 58–9, 59.
Report to the King on the petition of Lord Ashley concerning the 809l. 15s. 10d. remaining unpaid of the King's debt of 3,280l. to him, directed to be paid by privy seal of 1661, Nov. 25, which remain Ashley desires to be paid out of prize money.Ibid, XXXIII. pp. 71–2.
Aug. 18Warrant to the Exchequer to issue 24,432l. to meet the deficiency of the Additional Aid: same to be issued out of the first month of the Eleven months' tax.Ibid, XXIII. p. 12.
Aug. 18Money warrant for 600l. to Dame Philadelphia Wentworth in part of 750l. arrears on her pension of 600l. per an.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XX. p. 133.
Same for 150l. to Lady Frazier, one of the Queen's dressersIbid, pp. 133–4.
Same for 9l. 2s. 6d. to Henry Harris for one year's fee as Yeoman or Keeper of the King's vestures or apparel of all masks, revels and disguisings.Ibid, p. 135.
Money warrant for 3,915l. 13s. 4d. to John Barwell, saddler to the King, in part of 7,831l. 6s. 8d. for work done and wares delivered to the Stables from 1660, June 24, to 1667, Sept. 29.Ibid, p. 142.
Sir G. Downing to Major Deane to send my Lords a copy of the present farm of the Customs of Ireland.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 261.
Money warrant for the arrears of creation money to the Duke of Newcastle.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XVIII. p. 60.
Same for 500l. to the Countess of Portland on her pensionIbid.
Same for 160l. to the Earl of Devonshire on his creation money.Ibid, p. 61.
Sir John Trevor's accompt for his extraordinaries on his late negotiations in France is referred to Sir R. Long.Ibid, XXXIII. p. 72.
Aug. 19Statement of opinion by Sir Heneage Finch on the case of Nicholas Moseley, Receiver of Hearth money in Cheshire.Ibid, XXXVI. pp. 104–5.
Prefixing:—Statement of said case and opinions thereon by Joseph Ayloffe and Robert Offley.
[?]Same for a privy seal for 500l. to Mrs. Winifrid Wells, one of the maids of honour to the Queen; she surrendering her grant of underwoods.Ibid, XV. p. 167.
Aug. 19Money warrant, dormant, for the Earl of Strafford's creation money.Ibid, XXII. pp. 92, 94.
Royal warrant for 3,957l. 9s. 3d. to Major Robert Walters for the arrears to the officers of Lord Wentworth's regiment. (Several warrants of Aug. 28 for the whole amount.)Ibid, XV. pp. 156–7, 166–7.
Incomplete entry of a matter reported in the Privy Council from the Committee for Trade and Plantations.Ibid, p. 176.
Money warrant for 704l. to Richard Russell, Sir Peter Wyche and Henry Coventry.Ibid, XVIII. p. 61.
Same (vacated) for 200l. to Sir Edward Villers, Captain of Tynemouth Castle, and 400l. to _ Farr.Ibid, p. 62.
The Treasury Lords to Col. Villiers to forbear felling trees at Richmond.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 152.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Penyston Whalley, late Receiver of Hearth money for co. Lincoln: and against John Cooper.Ibid, XXXVI. p. 103.
Aug. 20Money warrant for 4,000l. to Thomas Townesend to be paid to Edward Trussel, the King's mercer, in further part of 9,458l. 7s. 9d. for wares delivered into the Great Wardrobe to 1663, Sept. 29.Ibid, XX. p. 139.
Aug. 20Money warrant for 222l. 10s. 0d. to Richard, Lord Arundell of Trerice, Captain of Pendennis Castle.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XX. p. 141.
Same for 56l. 5s. 5d. to [the executors of] Montagu, Earl of Lindsey, Warden of Waltham Forest, for four years to Xmas last to the officers of said forest.Ibid, p. 144.
Same for 1,998l. 15s. 10d. to Lord Arlington, His Majesty's Postmaster General, for letters, packets and dispatches carried by him free: as by the certificate of the Earl of Manchester, Sir G. Carteret and Sir W. Morice.Ibid, XXII. p. 155.
Same for 300l. to Sir Thomas Higgins and 150l. to Thomas St. George for carrying the Garter to the Elector of Saxe.Ibid, XVIII. pp. 62–3.
Same, dormant, for 100l. per an. to Sir Charles Cotterell, one of the Masters of Requests.Ibid, p. 63.
The Treasury Lords to Lord Paget concerning the arrear due from the late Sir John Harvy on his coal farm.Treasury Outletters Customs I. p. 123.
Signature of Treasury orders on the Hearth money for 40l. to William Dugdale, Norroy: 182l. 10s. 0d. to Viscount Mordaunt as Governor of Windsor Castle: 20l. to William Freeman as Capt. of Sandown Castle: 300l. to Somersett Fox, pension: 100l. to Amice Andros as Marshal of the Ceremonies: 20l. to Sir Thomas Ingham, Captain of Walmer Castle: 26l. 13s. 4d. to Edward Ashmole, herald: 27l. 1s. 1½d. to William Ruthick and Charles Pinckney, the King's embroiderers: 50l. to Mrs. Frances Windebanck, pension: 62l. 11s. 8d. to Sir John Griffith, Governor of Tilbury Castle: 54l. 15s. 0d. and 45l. 12s. 6d. to each of the following as Serjeants-at-Arms on their fees of 3s. 6d. a day and board wages of 2s. 6d. a day, viz., Sir Richard Bishop, Samuel Trist, Thomas Payne, John Midleton, John Barcroft, Robert Gyde, Fitz Symonds, William Houtker, Richard Thorne, Roger Harsnett, Sir George Charnock, James Beck, Benjamin Harrington, and John Topham: 26l. 13s. 4d. to Thomas St. George, herald: 26l. 13s. 4d. to Henry St. George, herald: 26l. 13s. 4d. to Thomas Lee, herald: 600l. to Lady Fanshaw, pension: 1,000l. to the Earl of Ogle as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber: 100l. to Sir Charles Cotterell.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. pp. 16–18.
Treasury warrant to the Chamberlains, &c., of the Receipt to remove the records in the Treasury Room or Chamber over the Gateway at the end of St. Margaret's Lane, Westminster. so that the Commissioners for Streets and Highways may proceed with the raising the Gateway so as to make the passage more convenient. The Usher of the Receipt is to take care that the records of the said presses be fastened up and a guard appointed for the security of same.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 72.
Aug. 21Money warrant for 2,000l. to Thomas Townesend to be paid to Valentine Stucky. the King's linen draper, in part of 5,500l. for wares delivered to the Wardrobe and Stables, 1660–7.Ibid, XX. p. 140.
Warrant for a privy seal for 1,800l. to the Duke of Monmouth for his expenses in travelling into France.Ibid, XV. p. 159.
Sir George Downing to the Auditors of Imprests and of the Revenue to attend on Wednesday.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 264.
Aug. 21Letter to the Treasury from John Gregory, Sir J[ames] Langham, Geo. Tompson, [Viscount] Halifax, Sir Wm. Turner, Hen. Osborne, and Giles Dunster, Commissioners for Accounts, dated from Brooke House in Holborn: requesting a further sum of 500l. for their expenses.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 73.
Aug. 25Money warrant for 10,000l. to the Cofferer for interest of money taken up by him.Ibid, XXIV. p. 15.
Same for 1,132l. 2s. 8d. to Sir Ste. Fox for 2 months' pay to Sept. 26 next, for the garrisons of Plymouth, Pendennis, Jersey and Guernesey: and 8,429l. 14s. 8d. for the remaining garrisons, detailed.Ibid, pp. 15, 16.
Same for 200l. to Sir William St. Ravy in part of 400l. arrears on his pension of 200l. per an.Ibid, XX. p. 141.
Same for 97l. 6s. 8d. to Sir Edward Griffin, to be endorsed to be paid to Robert Berty and John Blytheman, respectively Keepers of the West Hainault Walk and Chapel Hainault Walk in Waltham Forest.Ibid, XVIII. pp. 64–5.
Sir G. Downing to the Grand Commissioners of Excise for a certificate every Monday of the receipts and issues of their office.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 267.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for a particular of the tithes of Darley, co. Derby, with a view to a grant thereof to Henry Thomas.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 152.
Aug. 26Money warrant for 500l. to Edward Arden for the Commissioners of Accounts.Ibid, XVIII. p. 65.
Same dormant for the annuity of 200l. to Hartgill Baron for services in the King's escape after Worcester.Ibid, p. 66; XXII. p. 92.
Money warrant for 168l. 16s. 3d. to the Earl of Lindsey, Warden of Waltham Forest, for four years ended at Xmas last for wages of Keepers, &c.Ibid, XVIII. p. 66–7.
Privy seal for 50l. per an. to Nicholas Estoll for discovering a dangerous conspiracy against our royal person and other treacherous designs of some turbulent wicked persons against some of our garrisons. (Dormant warrant hereon dated Aug. 31.)Ibid, XV. p. 161; XVIII. p. 67.
The Treasury Lords to Mr. Wadlow to furnish the Earl of Anglesey with 10,000l. on the Wine Act.Ibid, XL. p. 15.
Sir G. Downing to the Attorney General concerning the Mayor of Worcester's Excise case.Treasury Outletters Miscellaneous I. p. 267.
Same to Sir R. Long to fill up blanks in orders enclosed: in order to my Lords' signing them.Ibid.
Signature by the Treasury Lords of orders on the Exchequer in general viz. for 40l. to John Spicer and Edmond Woodroffe in reward for services about the loans on the Additional Aid: 150l. to Thomas St. George. Herald at Arms: 220l. to Jeremyah Snow as gratuity for procuring loans.Treasury Order Book XXXVI. p. 48.
Order on the London Excise for 10,000l. to the CoffererIbid, p. 59.
Treasury warrant for a pension of 300l. per an. to Sir W. Doily for his great care in getting up [to London] the moneys of the Aids, &c.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 118.
Aug. 26Treasury warrant to the Tellers of the Receipt attending the Office of Exchanges to sell the horses hitherto employed in bringing up the moneys of the Aids: the good success of the Office of Exchanges having already very much lessened the number of waggons, and for the few remaining waggons horses can be more cheaply hired.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 119.
Aug. 27Entry of the reference to the Surveyor General of the draft warrant for a grant to Henry Howard of several messuages in Fetter Lane and Holborn in the occupation of John Dowson et al.Ibid, XXXVII. p. 159.
Aug. 28Warrant to Thomas Townesend to assign 2,000l. to the Wardrobe.Ibid, XXIII. p. 13.
Money warrant for 392l. 3s. 8d. to Col. Mathew Wise for his company of Guards of Lord Wentworth's regiment.Ibid, XX. p. 143.
Same for 2,000l. to Sir James Thynn without accountIbid, p. 145.
Same for 528l. 5s. 0d. to Capt. Stradling for Capt. Barker's company in Lord Wentworth's regiment: 414l. 17s. 0d. to Capt. John Walker for Major John Cary's company: 392l. 3s. 8d. to Lieut. Philip Paramore for Capt. Ralph Sydenham's company: 392l. 3s. 8d. to Lieut. Antho. Thorold for Capt. John Monson's company: 333l. 17s. 1d. to Capt. William Eaton for Col. John Morley's company: 74l. 14s. 1d. to Lieut. John Crafts for Capt. Thomas Acton's company: 449l. 14s. 11d. to Capt. Herbert Jeffery for his company: 312l. 9s. 1d. to Major Robert Walters for his company: 242l. 0s. 1d. to Capt. John Gwillims' company: 425l. 1s. 0d. to William Saunders, a draper, for coats and hats.Ibid, pp. 145–6.
Same for 200l. to Elizabeth Sympson, administratrix of Francis and John Simpson, for jewels delivered to the King.Ibid, XVIII. p. 77.
Signature of Treasury orders on the Hearth money for 225l. to Madame le Gard, on her pension: 20l. to Thomas Holford, Pursuivant-at-Arms: 20l. to Francis Sandford, same: 26l. 13s. 4d. to John Wingfield: 100l. to Isabell Boynton. junr., on her pension: 20l. to Henry Dethick, Pursuivant-at-Arms: 200l. to Isabell Boynton, widow: 300l. to Sir Bernard de Gomme, on his pension: 100l. to Robert Lesley, pension: 40l. to Sackville Whittle, chirurgeon: 13l. 6s. 8d. to John Jones apothecary: 100l. to Dr. Bate: 50l. to Dr. Waldron: 100l. to Sir John Baber: 40l. to John Jones: 80l. to John Knight: 50l. to Dr. Clerke: 26l. 13s. 4d. to John Knight, chirurgeon: 115l. to John Chase, apothecary: 365l. to George Kirke: 45l. 12s. 0d. to Miles Bull.Treasury Order Book XXXVI p. 19.
Fresh order (in place of one lost) to Gascoyne Canham, clerk, for 50l.: and for 50l. to Oliver Naylor, clerk.Ibid, XXXV. p. 161.
The Treasury Lords to the Commissioners of the Aids for co. Warwick concerning the duplicates of the [rolls of the] Royal Aid of co. Warwick, which have been lately tendered to Baron Spelman by John Clement, of London, wire drawer, who said they were sent up to him by a carrier from the Receiver of that county, whereas the duplicates that are to remain in the Exchequer ought not to pass through the hands of the Receiver; but to be sent directly to the Exchequer by some person direct from the Commissioners [of Aids for the particular county], which messenger is to make oath before a baron that he received them from one of the Commissioners, and that they are not altered since he so received them. Desire them to observe this method.Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XXXIV p. 120.
Aug 29Royal warrant for 50l. to Robert Yalden, "being so much furnished by him to us upon our letter in that behalf dated at Brussels, 14 Jan., 1660–59."Treasury Miscellanea Warrants Early XV. p. 176.
Aug. 30Privy seal for the 462l. 10s. 0d. per an. each to Lord Arlington and Sir William Morice, Principal Secretaries of State, to be moved from the Post Office to the farm of unwrought wood.Ibid pp 173–4.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Sir Thomas Player, Chamberlain of London, representing that he had been instrumental in procuring for His Majesty sums of money [by way of loan] amounting to 350,000l., and that in the time of the plague and since the burning of London, when there was more than ordinary difficulty in that service, he was forced to maintain several clerks and other instruments to the charge of 200l. per an. out of his private purse. Find that Player was instrumental in the following loans from the city, viz. in 1661, April and May, 60,000l. on the security of the One Months' assessment; in 1661–2, Feb. and March, 100,077l. 10s. 0d. on the 18 months' tax; in 1663, Sept. and Oct., 50,000l. on the last two of the four subsidies; in 1664, June and August, 100,000l. on the Hearth money; in 1664, November to January, a further 100,000l. on Hearth money. For services hereon Player received gratifications of 500l., 1,300l., 500l., 1,000l. and 1,000l. respectively. It further appears from Player's certificate that several other great sums of money at several times were advanced for the King's service, amounting in the whole to above 340,000l. for which he alleges no allowance has been made him.Ibid XXXIII. pp. 74–5.
Aug. 31Money warrant for 1,600l. in full of 1,800l. to Elizabeth Sympson, executrix of Francis and John Sympson.Ibid, XX. p. 148.
Money warrant for 40l. to the Duke of Ormonde for two years' creation money.Ibid, XVIII. pp. 67–8.
Same for 90l. to the Duke of Monmouth on his creation money of 20l. per an. as Earl of Doncaster.Ibid, p. 68.
Royal warrant to the Works to direct the repairs at Windsor Castle and to expend 500l. therein.Ibid, XV. pp. 163–4.
Privy seal for an augmentation of 100l. per an, to the present salary of 50l. per an. to the six present Justices of Grand Sessions in Wales, viz. Sir Frederick Hyde, Kt., Serj. at Law, Sir Richard Lloyd, Timothy Littleton, Serjeant at Law, Thomas Jones, Thomas Street and Simon Degg.Ibid, pp. 165–6.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General for a lease to Thomas Carew of certain tenements lying under the wall of Exeter Castle.Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 152–3.
Prefixing:—Carew's petition, order of reference thereon and Surveyor General's report thereon.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to John Evelyn of a small slip of ground near his house at Deptford, co. Kent.Ibid, pp. 157, 168
Prefixing:—Said Evelyn's petition and the Surveyor General's report thereon and entry of demise.
Same to William Harbord, Auditor of the Duchy of Cornwall, and Robert Napper, Receiver General of same, for payment of the fees of, in all, 9l. 10s. 0d. per an. to Francis Lord Hawley as Steward of the manors of Curry Mallet, Shepton Mallet, Midsomer Norton, Milton Falconbridge, Englishcombe. Laverton, Farrington Gurney, Stratton upon Fosse, West Harptree, and Widcombe, co. Somerset.Ibid, pp. 164–5.