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'Entry Book: Miscellaneous, 1661-5', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 4: 1672-1675 (1909), pp. 873-876. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80545 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
1661. May 31 Privy seal for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Clement Clarke, of Launde Abby, co. Leicester. King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 346-7.
1673. July 8 Entry of the declaration of account of Sir Henry Herbert. Master of the Revels and Masks, viz., for the 10 years 1660, Nov. 1, to 1670, Oct. 31. (Total charge, 900l. ; discharge, allowances and payments, 2,348l. 3s. 0d. ; superplusage. 1,448l. 3s. 0d.) Warrants Not Relating to Money V. p. 315.
1673-4. Feb. 28 Privy seal for 1,000l. to Sir William Temple for the charges of his intended journey to Holland ut infra Cal. Treasury Books, Vol. V., p. 265. King's Warrant Book V. pp. 174-5.
1674. Oct. 27 Entry of the declaration of account of James Hoare. senr., for money by him received for paying for copper blanks and importing, making and coining them into farthings, viz., from 1672, July 20, to 1673, April 20. (Total charge, 18,083l. 3s. 7½d. (viz., 5,500l. received out of the Exchequer and 12,583l. 3s. 7½d. as the value of farthings and half-pence) : total discharge, 12,717l. 13s. 7½d. (viz., 10,653l. 19s. 2d. paid for copper blanks, 1,796l. 6s. 3½d. for allowances and salaries and 267l. 8s. 2d. for house rent, materials and incidents). Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 1
Same of the account of same for same for 1673, April 20, to 1674, July 20. Total charge, 16,288l. 7s. 1¾d. (including 10,821l. 2s. 5¼d. as the value of farthings and half-pence) ; total discharge, 10,951l. 17s. 3½d. (including 8,948l. 1s. 5¾d. paid for copper blanks, 1,855l. 13s. 0¼d. for salaries, &c., 148l. 2s. 9d. for incidents, &c). Ibid, pp. 1-2.
Nov. 28 Same of the account of Sir Jno. Griffith, Sir Phillip Froud, Edmund Warcup and Richard Downes, Esq., Agents and Commissioners for the Wine Licences, viz., for three quarters 1670, June 24, to 1671, Mar. 25. Total charge, 9,300l. 5s. 8d. (viz., 9,244l. 12s. 2d. total rent and 55l. 13s. 6d. for composition money and law charges) : total discharge, 9,220l. 9s. 11d. ; depending in super, 323l. 15s. 6d. ; thus leaving a surplusage of 243l. 19s. 9d.
Followed by :—Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Comptroller of the Pipe for no process to issue against the persons set in super by the accomptants as above without particular order from the Treasury, "because they have given bonds or other securities for payment thereof to the accomptants and process is issued out of the Remembrancer's office against the said persons and their sureties upon the said bonds for recovery of the said moneys at the instance and prosecution of the said accomptants."
Ibid. V. pp. 315-6.
Same of the account of same as same ; viz., for one year from 1671, Mar. 25, to 1672, Mar. 25. Total charge, 13,193l. 48s. 11d. (including 12,387l. 5s. 5d. for rent, 55l. 12s. 6d. for law charges and 173l. 6s. 9d. for compositions), total discharge 11,837l. 6s. 1d., and supers on [divers Sub-Collectors &c], 897l. 14s. 11d.
Appending :—The like warrant as above verbatim.
Ibid.
Dec. 20 [sic? for 1674-5 Jan. 20] Cha. Bertie to Cosin [Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt] to pay to Sir Charles Wheeler 1,242l. 12s. 2d. out of any money in your hands in pursuance of the warrant of Dec. 24 last, "which sum Treasurer Danby will take care to make good to you again." Money Book (General), p. 88.
Dec. 30 Same [Secretary to the Treasury] to Mr. Mounteney [Customs Cashier] to pay the Secretaries of State their respective allowances as they are and shall hereafter become due. Ibid, p. 84.
1674-5. Jan. 2 Same to Mr. Kent [Treasurer of Excise], to accommodate Mr. Pepys with 8,243l. 13s. 0d. for the garrison of Tangier, "though tallies be not delivered to you for the same." The Lord Treasurer will take care that they shall be given up to you within few days. Ibid.
Same to Sir Rob. Howard to pay 6,500l. to Sir Stephen Fox on any late orders drawn in the name of said Fox for secret service. Ibid.
Same to same to pay 200l. [to Baptist May] for Healing medals. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Mounteney [Cashier of the Customs] to pay 20,000l. into the Receipt. Ibid.
Jan. 6 Same to Sir Stephen Fox. The Lord Treasurer would have you pay 1,000l. to Mris. H. G. [Nell Gwynn], which his Lordship will allow you upon your privy seal for secret service. Ibid.
Same to Sir Rob. Howard for a tally to be struck for payment of Lady Trevor's half year's pension due at Xmas last. Ibid, p. 85.
Jan. 8 Same to same to strike a tally [on the Excise] for 250l. for a quarter of the Earl of Bath and Lord Hawley's pension. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Kent [Treasurer of Excise] to pay same Ibid.
Jan. 9 Same to the Customs Cashier to pay Vere Bertie, the King's Remembrancer, as by the warrant of Dec. 18 last. Ibid.
Same to same to pay the Bishop of Sarum 200l. for a quarter to the officers of the Garter and Poor Knights of Windsor. Ibid.
Jan. 11 Same to Sir Ro. Howard for tallies to be struck for 500l. to the Earl of Oxford for Xmas quarter last on his pension charged on the First Fruits. Ibid.
[?] Same to the Customs Cashier to pay Samuell Maydwell 3,675l. as by the warrant of Dec 24 last. Ibid.
Jan. 12 Same to Sir Rob. Howard to make present payment of 800l. to Sir Stephen Fox on any late orders drawn in Fox's name for secret service. Ibid.
Same to Sir Stephen Fox to pay 500l. of the abovesaid 800l. to Mr. Cranfield and 300l. to Mr. Brent in order to their voyage to Surinam. Ibid.
Jan. 13 Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to pay to Richard Gregory, messenger attending the Lord Treasurer, 14l. 10s. 0d. for Xmas quarter last. Money Book (General), p. 85.
Jan 14 Same to Visct. Brouncker. The Lord Treasurer has appointed the payment of 500l. per week to the Treasurer of the Navy for the service of the Sick and Wounded till 10,000l. be paid, "which his Lordship directs to be paid by bills of imprest to Sir Henry Osborne." Ibid, p. 86
Same to Sir Ro. Howard to pay the Earl of Rochester 250l. for a quarter of his pension as a Gent, of the Bedchamber. Ibid.
Same to same to pay 200l. to Lawrence Hyde for two weeks for the Robes. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Kent [Treasurer of Excise] to advance 7,500l. to the Treasurer of the Chamber for one quarter of his allowance : [to be advanced] upon the tallies already struck upon the Excise. Ibid.
[?] Same to Sir Ro. Howard to strike a tally for a quarter of Madam Charlotte Paston's pension due at Xmas last. Ibid.
[?] Same to Mr. Kent to pay the abovesaid [tally for said] quarter Ibid.
Jan. 15 Same to Sir Ro. Howard to pay one quarter of the salary to Mr. Newport and Mr. Darcy as officers of the Wardrobe. Ibid.
Jan. 16 Same to same to strike a tally for [last] Xmas quarter of the Duke of Monmouth's pension. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay 500l. to the Earl of Bath for one quarter as First Gentleman of the Bedchamber.
250l. each to Lord Gerard, Earl of Ossory, and Lord Buckhurst for same as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.
A quarter to Sept. 29 last to the executors of the Earl of Middlesex as a same.
Ibid, p. 87.
Same to Sir Ro. Howard to pay the Earl of Suffolk a quarter as a same. Ibid.
Jan. 18 Same to the Customs Cashier to pay 250l. to the Duke of Albemarle for a quarter as a same. Ibid.
Jan. 19 Same to Sir Ro. Howard to pay the Treasurer of the Navy 12,000l. upon any late orders in his name. "The 12,000l. above mentioned may be paid out of the sixth quarter [of the Eighteen Months' assessment] which the Lord Treasurer will take care to make good again." Ibid.
Same to same for a tally to be struck for payment of one year of Mr. Somerset Fox's pension.
Ditto for a quarter of the Earl of Bristol's pension.
Ibid.
Same to same to pay 54l. to Sir Rob. Southwell for the Dutch clothworkers in satisfaction of an order of 1673, May 26, confirmed by the Lord Treasurer 1673, Sept. 12. Ibid.
Same to same to pay 12l. 10s. 0d. to Mrs. Hudson for a quarter on her pension. Ibid.
Mar. 24 Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet, dated —, of a grant to Richard Kent of the office of Receiver General of Excise ut supra, p. 685. British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 172.
1675. April 20 Same of same, dated 1674-5, Feb., of a warrant to the Commissioners of Prizes to pay 200l. to Capt William Hobbs for his service in bringing home the East India prize ship "Europe" : to be paid out of any money arising by the sale of prize goods, but if such moneys have been applied to other uses then to be paid out of the Exchequer. (Money warrant hereon, dated May 4.) British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 176 ; Money Book (General), p. 110.
July 22 Same of same, dated 1675, May, of a grant to Philip, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, of the Hundred and Park of Ramsbury, and of the advowsons of Ramsbury, &c. ut supra, p. 728. British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 208.
July 30 Privy seal for the issue to William Chiffinch for the King's secret service of what shall come into the Exchequer of the debt of 811l. 3s. 5½d. owing upon the account ended at Mich., 1670, of Major Norton, late Receiver of the King's revenue in the Archdeaconry of Richmond and counties of Durham and Northumberland. King's Warrant Book V. p. 74.
July 31 Same for 1,000l. for the first year and 500l. yearly afterwards for putting and keeping in good repair the King's house called Audley End, in Essex, and for fitting, altering and converting the White Yard and outbuilding next thereto and part of the back yard next the garden and old building therein next the barn for the Office of Works for work room, store room and yard needful for that service. Ibid, p. 42.
Oct. 14 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Cashier to pay 450l. to the Duke of Albemarle due at Sept. 29 last, on his 300l. per an. for the rent of Mote Park, payable pending settlement of the 7,000l. purchase price of said park : also to pay him 22l. : both sums as by the privy seal of Sept. 22 last ut supra, p. 820. Money Book (General), p. 224.


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