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March 1673, 1-15

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'Entry Book: March 1673, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 4: 1672-1675 (1909), pp. 77-85. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80466 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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March 1673, 1-15

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
[? Mar. 1] Entry of demise by in custodiam lease under the Exchequer Seal to Henry Northleigh, Esq., of the fifteenth part of a messuage in the parish of Holsworthy, co. Devon, part of the lands of Richard Peryn, yeoman, outlaw. Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 299.
Same of same to Thomas ap Evan of several messuages and lands in Glandostry [Gladestry] co Radnor, part of the lands of John Watkins, senr., and John Watkins, junr., outlaws. Ibid.
Same of same to John Pearce of several messuages in Pinckworthy, parcel of the manor of Bradford, co. Devon and of the Duchy of Cornwall, for 99 years or for the lives of Penelope his wife. Samuel his son and John Gaire son of John Gaire, of Week St. Mary, co. Cornwall. Ibid.
Same of same to Capt. Humphrey Whitgrave of the wood, underwood and woodland called Abbei Park wood et al., in co. Bucks, for 31 years at 6l. per an. rent. Ibid.
Mar. 1 Treasurer Clifford to the Customs Commissioners to deliver a small case shipped from France in the "Unity," of Falmouth, directed to Mr. Leventhorp Altham, containing some essences, oils, and other small things for the use of Sir Ralph Banks. Ibid.
Treasurer Clifford's signature of a docquet dated 1672-3, Feb., of a warrant to the Exchequer for 320,977l. 14s. 11d. per an. to Sir Stephen Fox for pay of all the Forces and discharge of all the services mentioned in several privy seals from May 2 next : and also the yearly sum of 109,022l. 5s. 1d. for the pay of eight regiments, recruits, guards, drummers, cortingencies from 1672-3, Feb. 7 : making in all 430,000l. : and also for paying to said Fox three months' advance hereon or so much greater advance as shall be thought fit and to pay him 7,840l. for levy money with such sums for interest as shall be due to him upon account stated by one of the Auditors of the Exchequer. All [other and previous] privy seals for pay of the forces from said May 2 to be vacated. British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 142.
Mar. 3 Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Cashier of the Customs to pay to Sir John Brampston, Vice-Admiral of Essex, such sum as he shall think necessary for paying the advance or gratuity money to seamen voluntarily enlisting ; said Brampston alleging that he cannot immediately be furnished by the Collectors of the Customs of the ports with such money. Money Book (Customs), p. 93.
Treasurer Clifford's subscription of a docquet, dated 1672-3, Feb., for a restitution of the temporalities of the bishopric of Bath and Wells to Peter Mews, now Bishop thereof, to commence from the day of death of the late Bishop thereof. British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 142
Same of same, dated 1672-3 Feb., of a grant to Frances Duchess of Richmond, relict of Charles late Duke of Richmond. Ambassador Extraordinary to Denmark, of 408 oz. of gilt plate and 10,005¾ oz. of white plate, being the same which was furnished to said Duke out of the Jewel House for the service of his house during his embassy. Ibid, p. 143
Same of same, dated 1672-3, Feb., of the King's authorisation to the Queen's Trustees to grant to Thomas Elliot, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, all such parcels of the manor of Hornsea, co. Yorks, which at the time of the late King's grant of said manor to the King were in lease : to be for 60 years commencing from the expiry of such interests : and also to grant to him all such parts of the said manor and of the courts, rents, profits, &c., thereof for 60 years from Sept. 29 last, as on the 26th Feb., 16 Car. I., were out of lease, or the grants of which are now determined : all in consideration of the good services of said Elliot, and of the sum of 271l. 10s. 6d. to be paid by him [as fine] therefor. Ibid.
Treasurer Clifford's subscription of a docquet, dated 1672-3, Feb., of a warrant to the principal Commissioners of Prizes to pay to Capt. John Wetwang, Captain of the "Warspight," 400l. out of the proceeds of a certain prize sold by him at Gottenburgh : to be as royal bounty in consideration of his faithful services and the careful management of said prize to His Majesty's use. British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 144.
Same of same of a confirmation to Baptist May of fee farm rents ut supra, p. 53. Ibid, pp. 144-5.
Same of same, dated 1762-3, Feb., of a grant to Nicholas Courtney, of the Inner Temple, of the office of Attorney General of the Duchy of Cornwall to hold by himself or deputy : with the fee of 20l. per an. Ibid, p. 145.
Same of same, dated 1762-3, Feb., of a grant to Col. Henry Ewbanck, of all the King's right and title in the sum of 500l., by him discovered to belong to His Majesty, but concealed and remaining in the hands of George Dawson, late Collector of Customs at Newcastle, upon his accounts for the months of Feb., Mar., Apr. and May, 1660. Ibid.
Sir Robert Howard to Sir John Shaw. I have spoken with the Lord Treasurer, and for this present exigent he will [allow] 500l. for a year on one of your salaries, leaving me to remind him of the other 400l. at the next opportunity : which I shall be as careful of as I was of this. But this allowance of the 500l. is on this condition, that you pay the victualler 1,000l. on Wednesday, as you promised me, and 500l. this sume week. Fail not to perform this, as the King's service so much depends on it. Out Letters General III. pp. 256-7.
Same to Mr. Sherwyn. At the desire of Sir John Oneby I entreat you to give a despatch to the reference to you of the petition of the messengers of the Exchequer. They have been some time out of their money, and by a despatch may the more readily perform their duty. Ibid, p. 257.
Same to Sir Edmund Turnor, to send an account of the moneys received upon the coinage duty by the Collectors of the several outports, why it is not paid into the Exchequer and where the same doth remain, so that order may be taken to get the same in. Ibid.
[?] Same to Mr Litcot, to deliver the [? abovesaid] letter to said Turnor. Ibid
Mar. 4 Entry of the reference to Mr. Sherwyn, Mr. Webb and Mr. Fillingham of the petition of Mr. Holingshead, Receiver General and solicitor of the subsidy of co. Stafford, praying an allowance for extraordinary pains and charges. Ibid, p. 259.
The like reference of the like petition of Matthew Freer, for the like allowance of something extraordinary for his pains and charges as Receiver and Solicitor of the late subsidy in co. Bucks. Ibid.
Treasurer Clifford to Viscount Fanshaw, the King's Remembrancer, to stay process against Sir Dennis Gawden, late Surveyor General of the King's Marine Victuals, on his accounts, in regard great quantities of provisions were sent for His Majesty's service into the Straits and other remote parts in 1670 and 1671, his vouchers for same being but now lately come to his hands, so that he has been only able to make up and deliver in three half years of the said two years' accounts, but is now preparing the last half year. Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 300.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to Auditor Sawyer to allow in account 104l. to Charles Goodwyn, Receiver of the late subsidy in co. Sussex, for acting as also solicitor thereof, and for charges in returning and bringing moneys up to town. Ibid.
[?] Treasurer Clifford to the Customs Commissioners to deliver four hats sent from France and belonging to Thomas Howard, being for his own particular use. Ibid, p. 303.
Mar. 4 Treasurer Clifford's warrant to same to employ John Downe as a waiter and searcher at Cowes, loco Robert Lock, who deserts that employment. Ibid. pp. 304, 305.
Treasurer Clifford to the wharfinger at Topsham. Complaint is made to me that by your undue management of your office there is not sufficient convenience upon the wharves at Topsham for the despatch of His Majesty's service, although a greater accommodation [for such] is reserved by the grant to you. You are to produce your said grant to the Customs officers of said port to the end they may peruse it and see that His Majesty's service be accommodated as it ought to be. Ibid. p. 309.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Paul Parrat as noontender in London port, loco Thomas Harris, deceased. Ibid.
Same (? in duplicate) to the Receipt to levy a tally for 1,500l. on Sir John Shaw, Collector of the Coinage duty in London port : same to be issued to the Treasurer of the Navy on orders in his name remaining unsatisfied : and to be for the use of the victualling. (The second warrant, apparently for the same sum, or possibly for a second 1,500l., recites that said Coinage duty has been for some time in the hands of said Shaw, he having not yet paid it into the Exchequer, and that it is now to be made use of for the pressing occasions of the Navy, but with intention to repay it again to the Mint.) Warrants Early XIX. pp. 289, 292.
Money warrant dormant for the pensions of 1,000l. per an. and 2,000l. per an. to John Earl of Bath, Groom of the Stole and First Gentleman of the Bedchamber, being in lieu of plate out of the Jewel House and liveries out of the Great Wardrobe : to be paid from time to time by tallies on the Law Duties. Ibid, p. 289.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to Auditor Sir Edmond Sawyer to allow in account 140l. to William Rooke, Receiver of the subsidy in Kent, for acting also as solicitor thereof. Ibid, p. 290.
Same to Auditor Sir Joseph Seymour to similarly allow 36l, to Herbert Awbrey. late Receiver of the subsidy for co. Hereford, for acting also as solicitor thereof. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Aldworth to similarly allow 75l. to William Christian for the like for the subsidy in Durham and Northumberland. Ibid ; Money Book (Customs), p. 92.
Money warrant for 51l. to John Granger, son and administrator of Gregory Granger, late one of the Yeomen Prickers of the Privy Harriers, for 17 months to 1668, Nov. 29, on said Gregory's fee of 3l. a month, he being certified to be buried 1668 Dec. 14. Warrants Early XIX. p. 291.
Same for 30,000l. to George Wharton, Treasurer of the Ordnance, as imprest for the Ordnance. Ibid.
Mar. 5 Same for 2,000l. to Edward [present] Earl of Sandwich, as by the Great Seal of Feb. 24 last, being payable by the late Earl, his father, on certain fee farm contracts : tallies to be levied for the like sum as [for] so much received from the said Earl upon said contracts : and for the discharge of the Exchequer issues are to be made thereof upon the orders for said 2,000l. Ibid, p. 294.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Exchequer for a tally for 300l. to be levied on the 4½ per cent. duty : issues thereof to be made to the Treasurer of the Navy on such orders as remain in his hands [unsatisfied]. To be disposed of by him for the use of the two orphans of Capt. Harley for said Harley's services in the West Indies. Ibid.
Mar. 6 Sir Robert Howard to [ ]. Sir Robert Viner should have paid the Lord Treasurer 1,500l. on the warrant for plate delivered to the Jewel House. [See to it] with what conveniency you can. Out Letters General III. p. 257.
Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of George Torriano and William Bellamy, merchants, touching 24 tuns of French wines, saved in the ship "Matlew" of Bordeaux, after they were forced on shore by a Dutch privateer and stranded, said wines being damaged, yet full duty demanded thereon. Ibid, p. 258.
Mar. 7 Royal warrant for 349l. 3s. 4d. to John Ashlyn. Esq., without account : to be by him disbursed according to the King's direction. (Money warrant dated Mar. 8. In the margin :— "Fees for knighthoods at Windsor.") King's Warrant Book III. p. 237 ; Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 305.
Money warrant for 200,000l. to Sir Thomas Osborne, Treasurer of the Navy, as imprest for the Navy. Warrants Early XIX. p. 292.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant [to the Receipt] for tallies to be levied for 840l. on the Receiver of Hearthmoney for co. Chester : to be issued to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for services already directed to be provided. Ibid, p. 292b.
Same for a grant of the office of woodman and keeper of the warren and game of the manor of Cookham and Bray, parcel of the Castle and honor of Windsor, to William Chiffinch.
Prefixing :—Particular of said office.
Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 303.
Entry of the reference to Mr. Sherwyn et al. of the petition of George Fawnt for an allowance for extra pains as Receiver General of the subsidy co. Leicester. Out Letters General III. p. 260.
Mar. 8 Money warrant for 40l. to the Earl of Carlisle for two years' creation money. Money Book (Customs) p. 93.
Treasurer Clifford's subscription of a docquet, dated 1672-3, March, of a grant to Dr. Thomas Pinfold, Dr. of Laws, of the place of Professor of the Civil Law in Cambridge : with the fee of 40l. per an. British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 146.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease, during extent, to James Porter of the lands of Gilbert Havers, late Receiver General of Crown Revenues for Norfolk and Huntingdon : the King having by the privy seal of Jan. 23 last granted to said Porter the debt of 1,116l. 0s. 5¼d. due to the King from said Havers for which said lands are extended.
Prefixing :—Particular of said lands.
Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 307.
Mar. 10 Privy seal to the Lord Treasurer, the Trustees of the late Queen Mother's jointure, and Sir George Downing and Sir William Doyly, administrators of the goods and chattels of said Queen Mother. By indenture of 1660, Dec. 29, said Trustees granted to Sir Edward Wingfield, for 320l. fine, several parcels of land in Holbech and Whaplode. By indenture of Jan. 17, 1664-5, in consideration of surrender of said lease same were granted to said Wingfield, Martha Wood and Anthony Oldfield. By our order of reference of Aug. 23, the allegations in the petition of Dame Martha Wingfield, relict of said Sir Edward, were referred to the Treasury Lords, viz. as to the Queen Mother having forgiven the said fine of 320l. : upon which the said Queen Mothers' Trustees reported Dec. 11 last that the said Queen did remit same in consideration of Wingfield's long and faithful service, Her Majesty declaring her express pleasure herein to the Earl of St. Albans and the said discharge would have been warranted under her hand but for her constant indisposition. You are hereby to discharge and remit said fine. (Treasurer Clifford's subscription, dated? Mar. 13, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book III. pp. 241-3 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 147.
Money warrant for 200l. to John Driden for one year to Xmas last on his pension as His Majesty's Poet Laureate and Historiographer Royal. Warrants Early XIX. p. 292b.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Receipt to issue 500l. to the Treasurer of the Navy for the victualling thereof : on any orders remaining unsatisfied in said Treasurer's name. Ibid.
Same to Sir Robert Crooke for the payment of 20l. and 40l. to the Duke of Norfolk for one year of his creation money as Earl of Surrey and Duke of Norfolk : to be paid by the sheriffs of Surrey and Sussex and Norfolk and Suffolk : same to be allowed to said sheriffs in their accounts. Ibid, p. 293.
Treasurer Clifford's subscription of a docquet, dated 1672-3, March, of a warrant to the Exchequer to pay to Thomas Chudleigh, Secretary to the extraordinary embassy to the French King, 200l. for equipage and 40s. a day for his entertainment, to commence from Nov. 13 last and to be advanced quarterly. British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 147.
Treasurer Clifford to the Customs Commissioners to see opened at Cleveland House three cases on board His Majesty's yacht, the —, lately arrived from France, directed to Sir Thomas Bond, containing some candlesticks and fire-irons for the use of the Duchess of Cleveland. Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 304.
[?] [Same to same]. We think it reasonable that the bonds given by Newfoundland traders should be given up as in other cases, though the conditions be not the same, if nothing appears [testifying] of their not having performed them. Further we think fit that Mr. Clement be sent by you as assistant to John Man, the General Surveyor, who is going [on the survey of] the Western coast [ports, England]. Ibid, p. 305.
[? Mar. 10] Entry of demise by in custodiam lease under the Exchequer Seal to Robert Foley, Esq., of a messuage in the parish of St. George de Tombland, in the city of Norwich, and of several messuages and lands in Thompson and elsewere, co. Norfolk, parcel of the lands of Christopher Jay, Esq., extended for debt. Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 305.
Mar. 10 Treasurer Clifford to the Customs Commissioners to deliver certain goods imported from France directed to Mr. Brouncker.
Appending :—List of said goods.
Ibid, p. 306.
Same to Viscount Fanshaw, the King's Remembrancer, to supersede process against George Benyon, son and heir of Sir George Benyon, late Receiver General of Crown Revenues for co. Northampton and Rutland, on his accounts : the parties concerned in perfecting said accounts being in prosecution thereof before the auditor. Ibid.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to Sergeant Francis Stevens to arrest Thomas Hoblin and William Beauford, it appearing from the accounts of Sir Walter Moyle, Receiver General of the Eleven Months' Assessment for co. Cornwall, that said Hoblin, late head-collector of said tax in Powder Hundred, detains 705l. 4s. 6d. thereof, and that said Beauford, late same of same in Pyder Hundred detains 229l. 12s. 0d. thereof, and they having now set on foot dangerous practices for defrauding His Majesty thereof. Ibid, p. 308.
Entry of the declaration of accompt of Thomas Holder for several foreign coins, silver and plate, with a parcel of gold dust by him received of Sir Thomas Bond and Joseph Drake, and of the proceed thereof, being melted down and coined into sterling between 1671-2, Feb. 1, and 1672, Dec. 18. (Total charge, 67,268l. 17s. 11d. ; total discharge, 66,759l. 5s. 5d. ; balance depending, 509l. 12s. 6d.) Ibid, p. 310.
Sir Ro. Howard to Sir Edmund Turner, Surveyor General of the Outports, to give to Mr. Litcot an account in writing of the annual produce of the Coinage duty in the several outports since its settlement by Act of Parliament. Out Letters General III p. 260.
The like letter for the same account for London port : directed to George Nicholas, Surveyor General of Customs, and to Edward Backwell, Esq., Comptroller of Customs in London port. Ibid.
Mar. 11 Royal warrant for a privy seal to the Earl of St. Albans, Sir Robert Long, Sir John Wintour, Sir Charles Harbord and Sir Peter Ball, surviving Trustees of the late Queen Mother's jointure. As Trustees you stand possessed of the remainder of 99 years in (inter al.) the lordship or manor of Killingworth, co. Warwick, and the site of the late monastery or abbey of Killingworth, and the rectory or church of Killingworth, granted by Charles I. 1630, July 1, to Henry, Earl of Holland, Edward, Earl of Dorset, Thomas, Viscount Savage, Sir Robert Ayton, Sir Richard Wynn, Sir Thomas Hatton and Sir John Finch, in trust as aforesaid, except the castle, park and chace of Killingworth, and Killingworth Wood containing 80 acres. By patent of 1665, July 17, we have granted to Lawrence Hyde, for ever, in fee simple, said lordship or manor, castle or mansion house and park or chace. You are to convey same to him, together with the rectory and site of the abbey, for the remainder of said term. (Treasurer Clifford's subscription, dated Mar. 15, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book III. pp. 238-9 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 149.
Treasurer Clifford's letter of direction as to the 1,000l. [remaining unpaid as] part of the order of Feb. 24 last, for 1,250l. to Lawrence Hyde, Master of the Robes : being for His Majesty's robes and apparel. Warrants Early XIX. p. 294.
Treasurer Clifford's subscription of a docquet, dated 1672-3, Mar., of a grant to Sir Robert Howard of the office of [Auditor of the Receipt, alias], writer of all tallies and counter tallies of all bills at the Receipt of the Exchequer : for life, in reversion after Sir Robert Long's interest therein : together with the fee of 316l. 13s. 4d. and the house, cloisters and gardens [to said office attached] and all other profits thereof. British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 148.
Same of same, dated 1672-3, Mar., of a grant to Thomas Aram of the office of Surveyor and Receiver [of the Greenwax] in the Exchequer Court, with the fee of 150l. per an. : same being done upon the late resumption of the farm of the Greenwax, whereby said office of Surveyor and Receiver is become void : Aram to receive all moneys of said revenue due before Midsummer last to the use of Sir Robert Howard, in accordance with the terms of the King's agreement with said Howard. Ibid
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Customs Commissioners to permit the landing free of Customs of 220 tuns of wine laden on board the "George" of Plymouth, James Hutchens master, and 140 tuns laden on board the "Rebecca," John Young master : Monsieur Colbert, ambassador from the French King, having certified that same are for the supply of the French squadron of ships designed to join His Majesty's fleet in the next expedition against the Dutch. An account to be kept of what is landed and what is shipped off again to the French squadron, so that Custom may be demanded on any left behind. Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 307.
Treasurer Clifford to same to see opened at the Duke of Lauderdale's lodgings in Whitehall three ballots of goods at the Custom House belonging to said Duke. Ibid, p. 309.
[?] Treasurer Clifford's warrant to same to employ — Williams as Collector of Customs Rochester port loco Alexander Carnegy, who has been faulty in the execution of his office. Ibid.
Mar. 11 Entry of the reference to Mr. Sherwyn et al of the petition of Margaret Williamson, late wife and executrix to George Williamson, Esq., to pass two accounts of Hearthmoney [for Cumberland and Westmorland] for 1671 and 1672 according to the duplicate in 1671. Out Letters General III. p. 261.
Same of same to same referees, of a petition from said Margaret Williamson for an allowance [in her late husband's accounts] as Receiver and solicitor of the subsidy for cos. [Westmorland and Cumberland]. Ibid.
Sir Robert Howard to Mr. Lightfoot and Mr. Blany. I am informed you do not pay your under clerks their salaries, whereby the King's service in the sale of fee farm rents is much obstructed. You are forthwith to pay them or I will move the Lord Treasurer to pay them out of your own salaries at Lady Day next. Ibid, p. 262.
Sir Robert Howard to Capt. Cocke. Auditor Beale has again acquainted the Lord Treasurer that you wholly neglect the prosecution of your accounts of imprests formerly made to you for the Sick and Wounded. You may expect process speedily against you for your neglect herein. Out Letters General III. p. 262.
Same to Auditor Phelips. I have prevailed with the Lord Treasurer for 200l. to be advanced to you towards your work of settling the state of His Majesty's fee farms and giving a clear account of the management of that whole affair. If you perform it to my Lord's satisfaction you will not want a due reward. Ibid.
Mar. 12 Privy seal for 2,500l. to the Earl of St. Albans for plate sold to His Majesty. (Royal warrant for said privy seal dated Mar. 8. Treasurer Clifford's subscription, dated Mar. 13, of a docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book III. pp. 237, 240 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 147.
Treasurer Clifford to the Customs Commissioners to see opened at Somerset House several things as below, arrived from Lisbon on the ship "Coronacon" ; same belonging to the Queen and being for her particular use.
Appending :—List thereof : a long chest with palm trees, a great chest with earthen pots to drink water, a little box with curiosities of nosegays, a box with sweetmeats, a box with palm branches.
Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p 310.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to John Hall, Surveyor and Woodward General to the Queen, and Richard Newman and John Dell, two of the Regarders of Whittlewood Forest, and Thomas Bell and George Battison, two of the Regarders of Salcey Forest, to fell so much decayed oak as shall be necessary to provide timber for fencing several coppices in said forest, viz. Chambersall and Farthing coppices in Sholebrook walk, and Hill coppice in Wakefield Le Gullet walk in Whittlewood, and Bush coppice in Howlet's walk in Salcey Forest ; the condition of same being so bad and ruinous. Ibid, p 312.
Treasurer Clifford's allowance of a composition made by [the Commissioners of the Retrospect of the Wine Act] with Thomas Burton, debtor for 48l. 11s. 7d. ; viz for accepting 25l. deposited by Edward Barnwell for him as composition rather than keep said Burton in prison.
Prefixing :—Said Commissioners' representation
Ibid, p. 313.
Entry of the reference to Auditor Beale of Col. Buller's petition for 371l. 10s. 0d. to be repaid him for disbursements in raising 300 men and carrying them to the Isle of Scilly by His Majesty's command. Out Letters General III. p. 263.
Sir Robert Howard to Mr. [Auditor] Aldworth to exactly peruse an interest account of the Farmers of the London Excise, computing their interest to the day their order became due and what is also due to their assigns from that time.
[? Appended] : The London Farmers propose (1) that they will constantly pay to Sir Stephen Fox such moneys as they shall from time to time receive for the Excise : (2) they offer to give their securities for any sum or sums of money that Sir Stephen Fox can procure [on loan for the pay of the Forces] within the compass of their payments and to pay interest for it.
Ibid.
Mar. 13 Money warrant for 270l. to Sir Edward Griffin, Treasurer of the Chamber, to be by him paid over to George Drew for iron work done by him for his Majesty's barges. Warrants Early XIX. p. 355.
Treasurer Clifford's warrant to the Commissioners and the Receiver General of the Customs. The owners of the ship "Massingbird" have petitioned the Privy Council to allow them the 10 per cent. abatement of Customs of the lading of said ship on her first two voyages out and home ; she being 500 tons burden with three decks flush with forecastle and steerage, and has made one voyage to India, then carrying 30 guns, and now bound for the East Indies, having 36 guns, capable as a man-of-war of carrying 50 guns ; said ship having been built in the intervals of the Acts of Parliament for encouraging the building of great ships. On Feb. 7 last the Privy Council ordered said abatement to be allowed. You are hereby to observe such order. Warrants Not Relating to Money III. p. 311.
Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Lucas Santen, merchant of London, praying that some wines of his laden in the "City of Stattin" and cast away off the Shoo may be brought to London to be surveyed. Out Letters General III. p. 265.
[? Mar. 14] [Royal] warrant for a privy seal for 150l. to the Earl of Carlisle, chief warden of His Majesty's forests and chaces in the honor of the Castle of Barnard : to be by him paid to Lady Vane in full discharge of all arrears of a fee of 26l. 13s. 4d. payable [by her] to said warden by virtue of His Majesty's grant of said office to him : and for the discharge of Lady Vane thereupon. King's Warrant Book III. p. 244.
[?] Same for same for 300l. per an. to the Duke of Albemarle to commence from Michaelmas, 1671, viz. : 450l. for 1 ½ years to Lady day last to be continued till the purchase money be settled and a final conveyance made of said Duke's interest in Moat Park near Windsor. Ibid, p. 246.
[?] Same for same for repayment to Alderman Backwell of 2,000l. with interest at 6 per cent. to the 24th inst. amounting to 251l. 0s. 4d. (Treasurer Clifford's subscription, dated April 14, of docquet hereof.) Ibid, p. 247 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 185.
[?] Same for same for 2,032l. 11s. 10d. to the Duke of Buckingham for extraordinary service and disbursements made by the King's special command, and 1,134l. 6s. 0d. for coach houses and other conveniences in the Mews for the carriages and waggons, and 575l. for repairs [for the stables]. The latter two sums to be paid to Ambrose Norton, Surveyor [of the Mews]. (Treasurer Clifford's subscription ut supra.) King's Warrant Book III. p. 247 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,074, p. 184.
Mar. 14 Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of David Vanschel, merchant, concerning a ship of wines and stums cast on shore by stress of weather at Eastbourne, and praying liberty to bring said cargo [to London] from Sussex. Out Letters General III. p. 263.