The Lord Treasurer directs Lady Fisher to have 500l. more :
[making] in all 1,000l. In the margin : Done [meaning : warrant
Col. Villiers to have 1¾ years as Governor of Teignmouth and
keeper of His Majesty's house and park at Richmond.
The Earl of Bath and Lord Hawley [are ordered] to have a
quarter of their pension due at Lady Day last. (Marginal note
[Treasury Minute Book, Vol. V. p. 1.]
The Earl of Strafford to have a quarter of his pension.
[Ibid. p. 1.]
A note to be subscribed by every goldsmith and partners mentioned
in the patent for two years' interest [viz. in the following words].
"I, A. B., do declare that the money received by me in pursuance of
an instrument under His Majesty's Great Seal, bearing date —,
as interest for two years for the sum of —, shall not amount
unto nor be understood to make a stated accompt for so much
principall sum to me and my partners due, but that the accompt
whereby I have demanded the said sum as principall due to me and
partners shall remain and continue at all times hereafter subject
and liable to all exceptions, enquiries and examinations touching
the truth of the same as fully and amply as the same should and
ought to have been if no such interest had been payed in pursuance
of the instrument aforesaid ; any such instrument or payment made
to the contrary notwithstanding. In witness whereof I have
hereto sett my hand and seal, &c."
[Ibid. p. 1.]
Sir Robert Howard and the goldsmiths to attend.
Sir Ri. Ford, Mr. Gregory and Mr. Banks, with the Auditors [are]
Sir William Warren to attend also.
[Day Book p. 90.]
Sir William Killegrew's quarter of his pension to be paid. In
the margin : Done [meaning warrant drawn].
Mr. Newport and Mr. Darcy to have a quarter on their fee. The
like marginal note.
Capt. Wisely to have a blank warrant for His Majesty's free gift :
[postea] to be filled up : 200l. The like marginal note.
Such goldsmiths as have any of the King's Receivers' money in
their hands [are] to pay the same or else that it be deducted out
of their next payment of interest upon the Excise.
The Lord Treasurer to be put in mind to speak with the King
about Mr. Montagu's extraordinaries placed upon the Dutch
patacons : and also concerning another 1,000l. for Ambassador
Sir William Swan's order for his entertainment and extraordinaries
(amounting to 1,348l.) is directed to be satisfied by payment
of 500l. forthwith out of the Exchequer and the remaining 848l. by
tallies on the Hearthmoney Farmers on their rent payable after
1675, Sept. 19.
[As to] the arrears of the armorers being 826l. 4s. 6d. the Lord
Treasurer will recommend their case to the Master of the Ordnance
upon his next assignments, for which sum they have already a privy
A warrant to be drawn for granting the house where Lady
Marshall lives during her life. The butts and bounds to be known
from the Surveyor General.
Warrant [ordered] for making four dogger boats free ships of
this kingdom, being lately bought in Holland by the undertakers
for erecting a fishery in the Holy Island : the same being directed
by an order in Council of Mar. 31 last.
Warrant [ordered] for half a year of Viscount Falkland's pension.
Warrants to be made out for those goldsmiths whose accounts are
stated [viz.] for the last moiety of their interest.
The Lord Treasurer moving the King for a privy seal for 37,100l.
for 700 tons of saltpetre bought of the East India Company, he [the
King] was pleased to say he would speak with the Master of the
Ordnance in it.
"Mr. Robinson's warrant to be drawn to commence from my
Lord's time [as Lord Treasurer] as to his allowance for pulling
down the houses which belonged to him as Gentleman Porter in
Capt. Wesley's (Wisely's) warrant on the privy seal dormant is to
be filled up [for] 200l.
Sir George Carteret's petition [is read] : two pence [is ordered]
to be added to the penny per £.
Mr. Fanshaw's 618l. 18s. 0d. is to be placed on the Hearthmoney
payable in Sept. next.
Mr. Montagu's extraordinaries placed upon the Dutch patacons
[are ordered] to be settled as the Earls of Lichfield's and Sussex's
[Treasury Minute Book V. pp. 2-3.]
The goldsmiths [to attend the Lord Treasurer].
[Day Book, p. 90.]
Sir Andrew King's petition to be put into the Lord Treasurer's
papers for [the Privy] Council.
The 2,000l. returned by Mr. Kirwood to Sir William Lockhart
[is] to be placed on the Chimney money payable in Sept. next.
Sir Fra. Chaplaine [is ordered] to have two years' interest, as
the bankers have.
Major Baily's (Bayly's) report is to be drawn [as follows, viz.]
the 2,500l. petitioned for [is] to be paid in a year or two out of the
revenue in Ireland after Xmas next, or such other way as the King
Mr. Ward to have answer from the Lords of the Admiralty.
Warrant for 2,000l. for the Wardrobe.
La[dy] Newburgh to have a quarter : 150l.
[Treasury Book V. p. 3.]
The Duchess Dowager of Richmond [is] to have 250l. [for] Lady
day quarter of her pension.
Mr. Tho. Doily : a quarter also.
The Earl of Nottingham : a quarter on his 1,000 marks.
A report to be drawn on Mr. Thynn's petition.
Mr. Lyndsay's 1,000l. to Mr. Puckle [is] to be placed upon the
Chimney money [payable] in Sept. next : and also an order for
251l. 4s. 0d. to Don Bernardo de Salinas.
[Warrant for] 3,000l. for the Duke of Monmouth for coaches,
&c. : to be placed upon the Chimney money payable in Sept. next.
Mr. Trelawny's petition to be referred.
Viscount Brouncker to have a quarter on his pension.
[Ibid. p. 4.]
Sir Rich. Ford and Sir William Warren's business to be heard
in the morning.
[Day Book, p. 91.]
Sir Edward Carteret's salary to be paid [viz.] a quarter due
Sir James Norfolk to have 100l. for fire, &c., for the service of
the House of Commons.
A warrant for Sir Jonathan Atkins' salary on his privy seal : [to
be payable] on the Four and a Half per cent.
The Auditors of the Imprests are to have 150l. on the general
dormant patent to enable them to go on with the general accompt
of the Customs for three years ending 1674, Sept. 29.
[Treasury Minute Book Vol. V. p. 4.]
A letter [ordered] for 12,000l. for two weeks' [allowance] for the
Lady Portsmouth's creation money to be paid. (In the margin :
Done meaning letter written to the Receipt.)
The Robes to have four weeks' [allowance]. Like marginal note
Process to be stopped till further order against Martin Sandys,
collector of Hearthmoney in Worcestershire.
Lord Chandos to have 100l. [for] half a year. Like marginal
note as above.
Sir Tho. Clutterbuck to have the balance of his account, being
1,000l. or thereabouts, paid him forthwith by the Navy Commissioners,
out of the establishment. Like marginal note as above.
The Victuallers to have 5,000l. placed on the Hearthmoney payable
in September next.
Mr. Hebdon's own security to be taken for his debt because the
King owes him much more [than he owes the King].
Sir Fra. Chaplin's 1,320l. for interest money is to be placed on
the Excise, one half at Midsummer [next] the other half at midsummer
Sir Henry Osborne to bring the Lord Treasurer an accompt of
money received by him on the 500l. a week for the Sick and
Wounded and how [same has been] by him distributed to the [Sick
and Hurt] Commissioners. Like marginal note as above.
Auditor Aldworth sent the Lord Treasurer an accompt of
[speculatively] bought orders in the Goldsmiths' hands, viz. :
Sir Robert Vyner
which he judges reasonable that interest should be paid for at the
rate of 6 per cent. from the time the said orders would have been
paid in course had not the stop [of the Exchequer] intervened : but
submits this to the Lord Treasurer.
[Treasury Minute Book Vol. V. pp. 4-5.]
Sir Samuel Moreland to have a quarter on his pensions. Like
marginal note as above.
Mrs. Mell to be put in the minutes for the King. [The arrear
on] her husband Thomas Mell's allowance of 20d. a day and
16l. 2s. 6d. per an. is 34l. 18s. 1d. for three quarters of a year.
Lady Bridgman's also for Bowood Park [is to be put among the
minutes for the King].
The Victuallers to have interest at 6 per cent. for the 5,000l. upon
The "Bezan" yacht is to be paid to 1674, June 24.
[Signior] Taffaletta to have another 100l. of Sir Stephen Fox.
Like marginal note as above.
Mris. Hudson to have a quarter : 12l. 10s. 0d. The like marginal
Lord Alington to have a warrant for 375l. [for] three quarters as
one of the Council of Foreign Plantations.
Mr. Culliford to have what was due at Lady Day [last] being 100l.
[for] half a year. Like marginal note as above.
Acquaint Sir Stephen Fox that 'tis the King's pleasure that
Sir Ro. Holmes's pay as Governor of the Isle of Wight be continued.
The like marginal note.
"The effigies of the old King to be brought to Charing Cross and
a place made for it."
A warrant for 100l. for Col. Kirkby : upon the privy seal dormant.
Sir Jer. Smith to be put in [among] the Lord Treasurer's minutes
[papers] for [to be carried to] the King.
[Ibid. pp. 5-6.]
Mr. Mounteney to send into the Exchequer 10,000l. In the
margin : Done [meaning : letter written to him].
Sir Jo. Jorden to have a letter to Mr. Mounteney for payment of
his son's fee as King's waiter, according to the directions of the
Lord Treasurer's dormant warrant.
Mr. Worth's petition referred to the Customs Commissioners.
The Lord Treasurer to speak with Thomas Row, Esq., upon his
The petition of the inhabitants of Gosport about the diet and
lodging of the sick and wounded seamen is to be sent to Mr. Knollis,
the Commissioner for that district, [for him] to take care in it.
The Lord Treasurer to be minded, when he goes to the King, of
an old navy bill of Sir Richard Ford's for 82l. 19s. 6d. : and of the
petition of Mr. Rumbold.
[Treasury Minute Book Vol. V. p. 6.]
Dr. Troutbeck to have a tally for 50l. for one quarter on his
pension. A letter to be written [to the Exchequer accordingly.]
Mr. Strode to be ordered to measure out forthwith 30 acres of land
to each of the six lodges in Dean Forest in such places as, by the
Lord Treasurer's direction, the Marquess of Worcester hath already
Sir Ste. Fox to pay 500l. by way of advance to Mr. [sic for Mrs.]
H. G. [Nell Gwyn.] In the margin : Done [meaning letter written
The Navy to have two weeks' [allowance] : 12,000l. Like
marginal note as above.
[Ibid. p. 7.]
The business of the University of Oxford is to be heard to-morrow
afternoon at 3.
And about 4 p.m. Sir Ri. Ford, Mr. Bankes and Sir William
Warren are to attend. Notice given.
The Vice-Chancellor of Oxford and the Commissioners of the
Wine Licences are to attend again. The business between them is
put off till Saturday afternoon, May 1.
[Day Book, p. 91.]
[Order for] 4,000l. to be paid to Sir Stephen Fox for Secret
Service. In the margin : Done [warrant drawn] for 2,000l. and
[Treasury Minute Book V. p. 7.]
The Earl of Bristol to have his quarter. In the margin : Done
[meaning : warrant drawn].
Lord Byron to have 250l. for half a year of his pension. The