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'Entry Book: August 1676, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 5: 1676-1679 (1911), pp. 293-303. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80600 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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August 1676, 1-15

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Aug. 1. Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 330l. to Mr. Skelton to pay off his order of May 6 last for 330l. and of July 26 last for 100l., both being for his extraordinary charges as envoy to the Emperor of Germany. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring in said 330l., notwithstanding any former restriction.) Money Book (General) p. 417.
Same to same to pay 125l. to the Rt. Honble. Lord Lucas for a quarter on his pension of 500l. per an. (The like letter as above to the Customs Cashier.) Ibid.
Same to same to pay 150l. to the Countess Marischal for last June 24 quarter on her pension of 600l. per an. (Same to the Treasurers of Excise to bring in said 150l.) Ibid.
Same to same to pay 30l. to Mrs. Golding for a quarter on her pension of 120l. per an. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in, having regard to the weekly payments.) Ibid.
Same to same to pay 12l. 10s. 0d. to Mr. Corbin, Surveyor of Woods, Trent North, for a quarter on his fee of 50l. per an. (The like letter as above to the Customs Cashier.) Ibid.
Same to same to pay 100l. to Thomas Windham for half a year on his pension of 200l. per an. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in, notwithstanding any former restriction.) Ibid, p. 418.
Money warrant for 50l. 3s. 9d. to Serjt. Topham for half a year's salary and board wages. (Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to bring in, and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue said sum accordingly.) Money Book (General) p. 418.
Same for 25l. 1s. 10½d. to Serjt. Richard Thorne for a quarter's salary and board wages. (The like letters as above dated Aug. 2, "which according to the order of suspension carries him on to Midsummer last.") Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to discharge the seizure of the ship Fortune, of London, John Allen master, with her lading of timber and deal boards : said master undertaking his voyage at Portsmouth, not having been able to provide himself a sufficient number of English mariners sent to his owners in London to be furnished from thence, whereupon six men were hired, but three ran away and had to be replaced by two strangers who were inhabitants of this Kingdom, married to English women and kept houses there : so that he returned with three other strangers before hired on the said ship and ten English. Out Letters (Customs) III. pp. 188-9.
Same from same to same. On the 24th you represented to me that a quantity of salt was imported into Harwich for the use of the Royal Fishery, but contrary to a clause in the Act of Frauds prohibiting the importation of salt from Germany or the Netherlands. I have acquainted the King therewith, who directs that since the said salt is a sort not to be had in England or elsewhere in the King's dominions, nor can the design of fishing be carried on without it, same may be imported for the account of the Royal Fishery, notwithstanding the above prohibition. It is to pay Custom as for foreign salt. You are hereby to observe this. Ibid, pp. 189-90.
Aug. 2. Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of Mr. Hoppey's report to the Master of the Ordnance containing an information of some abuses committed in the Customs : to report how such frauds may be prevented in future. Ibid. p. 189.
Charles Bertie to same to hasten their report on the petition and papers of Marcellis Jacopson, the Lubecker, referred back to them upon some fresh affidavits and certificates received from Plymouth : the master being in some danger of arrests, and of being ruined if the matter hang long in suspense. Ibid, p. 190.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 12l. 10s. 0d. to Capt. James Read for a quarter on his pension. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in.) Money Book (General) p. 419.
Same to same to issue 53l. 7s. 4d. to Richard Mounteney, junr., in full discharge of an interest order for half a year to June 24 last. (The like letter as above to the Customs Cashier.) Ibid.
Same to same to pay off Mr. Elliott's order of July 22 last for 37l. 10s. 0d. in part for three quarters on his pension of 100l. per an., and his order of same date for 75l. on his allowance of 200l. per an. as Housekeeper at Newmarket, and his order of same date for 187l. 10s. 0d. in part for half a year to Lady day last on his allowance of 500l. per an. as Master of the Harehounds : paying same out of 300l. which the Customs Cashier is to bring in for that purpose. Ibid.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay off Col. Kirby's order of Mar. 21 last for 100l. ; paying same out of money which the Customs Cashier is to bring in for that purpose. Money Book (General) p. 422.
Aug. 4. Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to Sir John Robinson (towards satisfaction of two orders, No. 483, for 2,375l. 2s. 9d. and No. 500 for 1,387l. 4s. 0d. registered on the fee farm rents, both payable to him, and on which he has only received 42l. 10s. 0d.) : paying same out of all such moneys as are already come into the Exchequer from Thomas Strayne, late Receiver of Hearthmoney for co. Lincoln, or as shall hereafter come in from Sir W. Doyly, Kt. and Bart., late Receiver of same for Surrey and Southwark, or from Edmond Doyley, late Receiver of same for co. Notts. Ibid, p. 415.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay Mrs. Pinckny's 5l. out of any disposable money in the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 419.
[?] Letter of direction on 2,000l. in part of an order of July 31st last for 10,000l. to Charles Bertie : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney Contractors' payment due Sept. 19 next. Ibid.
Aug. 7. Charles Bertie to [the Auditor of the Receipt] to pay the order for 20l. to Anthony Segar (for the charges of passing a privy seal for Mr. Loving) out of any money in the Exchequer applicable to this use. Ibid, p. 420.
Aug. 9. Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the King's Remembrancer to supersede process against Edmond Doyley, Esq., Receiver of Hearthmoney and of the late Eighteen Months' Assessment co. Notts, till the first day of Michaelmas term. Warrants not Relating to Money VI. p. 381.
Same from same to same for a commission to be issued out of the Exchequer for setting out and assigning wharves and keys in the port of Lynn Regis and members thereof, as below, being according to a precedent agreed to by the Attorney General and remaining in your custody.
Prefixing : draft of said Commission directed to the Mayor of Lynn Regis, Charles Osborne and Giles Dunstar, General Surveyor of Customs, Richard Godfry, customer there, John Anguish, comptroller there, Edward Bromley, searcher there, William Lynstead, Edmond Tassell, Owen Godfry and John Arden, gent. The draft recites the Acts of 14 Car. II. and 1 Eliz., notwithstanding which there are some ports, creeks and places where customers, collectors, comptrollers and searchers and other servants had time out of mind been resident, to which no commissions were sent, nor places, keys or wharfes appointed as by said latter Act directed : also that by reason of the alteration of rivers, streams, channels and sands, some places then appointed are become unfit and useless, and others much more convenient and commodious as well for traffic and commerce as for landing and shipping : also that the keys and wharfes in said port of Lynn and its members are by the above reasons in part or whole unsettled, unlimited and unbounded or in part unfit, etc., as above : therefore said commissioners are to survey, set out and appoint and settle the extents of keys and wharfes in said port and its members and creeks ; certifying the Exchequer herein three weeks from Michaelmas next at latest.
Out Letters (Customs) III. pp. 191-5.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the King's Remembrancer for a commission to be issued out of the Exchequer for setting out and assigning wharves and keys for the port of Boston : to be addressed to the Mayor of Boston, Charles Osborne, Giles Dunstar, Aaron Lawson, customer there, Geo. Slee, junr., comptroller there, William Wilson, searcher there, Daniel Rhodes, Thomas Perkins, James Witham and Samuell Dowse, gent. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 196.
Charles Bertie to [the Treasurers of Excise] to pay 2,000l. for last June 24 quarter on the Duke of Monmouth's pension. Money Book (General) p. 420.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 25l. to Dr. Gibbon for a quarter on his pension of 100l. per an. : which according to the order of retrenchment carries him on to Midsummer last. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in with [due] regard to the weekly payments.) Ibid.
Same to same to pay (out of any disposable moneys in the Exchequer) 10l. to the Bishop of Lincoln for three quarters of a year to June 24 last on his perpetuity of 20 marks per an. as St. Margarett's Professor of Divinity, Oxford : and 25l. to the Earl of Marlborough for a quarter on his pension of 100l. per an. (which according to the late order of suspension carries him on to Midsummer last) ; and 20l. for one year's creation money. Ibid.
Money warrant for 250l. to the Countess of Portland for a quarter on her pension of 1,000l. per an : and 300l. to Anne, Countess of Newburgh, for half a year on her pension of 600l. per an. (Charles Bertie to [the Customs Cashier] dated Aug. 10, to bring in 500l. for said Countess of Portland for half a year on her pension, and abovesaid 300l. for the Countess of Newburgh, notwithstanding any former restriction. Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Aug. 10 (repeated on Aug. 22) to issue same.) Ibid, p. 421.
Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet of a grant to Sir John Kirke and John Kirke his son for their lives successively, of the office of Paymaster and Receiver of his Majesty's Band of Pensioners. Docquet Book, p. 85.
Privy seal for 1,500l. to Ralph Montagu for equipage as Ambassador Extraordinary to France, and 100l. a week for his ordinary, to be paid quarterly in advance : with the usual clause for allowing his extraordinaries of intelligence, expresses, etc. (Treasurer Danby's subscription dated Aug. 9 of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book V. pp. 206-7. Docquet Book, p. 85.
Aug. 10. Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against William Tindall (Tyndall) a surety of James Collins, late Receiver of Hearthmoney for Yorks, West Riding and York City, who is indebted on his receipt thereof about 2,000l. : the said Tyndall having paid 1,000l. of said arrear, which is more than his proportion thereof : the King having lately released Thomas Hebur, who was the best and principal of the said sureties. Warrants not Relating to Money VI. p. 381.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners and Sir John Shaw, Surveyor of the Act of Navigation, to enter and register as a free ship the Thomas and Francis, of London, and to grant the usual certificates.
Prefixing : royal warrant to same dated 1674, May 9, for the naturalizing of said ship, a foreign-built ship, John Redman, master, of 80 tons burden or thereabouts, bought by and solely belonging to the King's subjects ; the King "taking into consideration the great scarcity of merchants' ships occasioned by the late war between us and the States General of the United Netherlands, and which cannot in a long time be supplyed by building."
Out Letters (Customs) III. pp. 190-1.
Charles Bertie to same to choose some other in the place of William King (one of the landwaiters of London port) to go to the Isle of Wight as surveyor : said King having applied to Treasurer Danby herein. Ibid, p. 191.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Sir John Berry, customs free, some orange flower water, brought home in his Majesty's ship Bristol, and intended for presents. Ibid, p. 196.
The like for six cases of pictures sent from Amsterdam on the ship —, William Cock, master, to the Heer van Beuningen, Ambassador Extraordinary from the States General. Ibid.
The like for a manteau, gown and petticoat directed to Capt. Springell and now in the Customs warehouse at Dover, being not imported for merchandise. Ibid.
The like for three points for bands and lace for three pairs of cuffs sent from Genoa in the Aleppo Merchant to Signor Carlo Ottone, Agent for the Republic of Genoa. Ibid, p. 197.
Same from same to same to open and deliver on payment of Customs, ad valorem, some little present of gloves or such like things sent to Lady Robina Lockhart from her son at Paris and now in the Customs warehouse at Dover. Ibid.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 350l. to Mr. Packer for the service of the Works : same being brought into the Exchequer by the Customs Cashier for the building of Hampton Steeple. Money Book (General) p. 421.
Same to same to pay 50l. to Mrs. Picques on the warrant of July 12 last. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in with [due] regard to the weekly payments.) Ibid.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay Mr. Rose, keeper of the garden in St. James's Park, 60l. for last June 24 quarter on his 240l. per an. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in, notwithstanding any former restriction.) Money Book (General) p. 421.
Same to same to pay 100l. to Lady Laughorn as royal bounty. (The like letter as above to the Customs Cashier.) Ibid.
Letter of direction upon an order of July 26 last for 726l. 5s. 0d. to Geo. Faunt : same being hereby to be satisfied by tallies on said Faunt as Receiver General for co. Leicester of the last Eighteen Months' tax. Ibid.
Money warrant for 1,500l. and 1,300l. to Ralph Montague for equipage and a quarter's ordinary in advance as Ambassador Extraordinary to France. (Letter of direction dated Aug. 12 on an order dated Aug. 12 drawn hereon : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney farm rent due Mar. 15 next.) Ibid, pp. 422, 423.
Same for 100l. to Mris. Dorothy Howard, now wife to Capt. James Grhame, for half a year to June 24 last on her pension : Treasurer Danby having received the King's particular direction for said payment. (Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier dated Aug. 31 to bring same in : and same to the Auditor of the Receipt of same date to issue same.) Ibid, pp. 422, 441.
Aug. 11. Charles Bertie to the Commissioners and Receivers of Excise to pay 250l. to Sir Denny Ashburnham upon his tally for his pension. Ibid, p. 422.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 55l. 17s. 4d. to Vere Bertie for one year on his fee as King's Remembrancer, viz., 50l. 17s. 4d. out of money paid in by the Customs Cashier and 5l. out of any disposable money in the Exchequer. Ibid.
Reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Joseph Jacson, of London, merchant, for leave to export to Scotland, customs free, two bundles of stuff called Scotch Fingrins consigned to him from Montrose, for which 15d. a yard is demanded for Custom, which is more than the value. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 197.
Aug. 12. Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet of a demise to Thomas Elliott of a piece of land in Newmarket, co. Cambridge, for 99 years at 3s. 4d. [per an.] rent. Warrants not Relating to Money VI. p. 382.
[?] [The like of] same to John Sayer of parcel of the manor of Berkhampstead, co. Herts, for 14 years at 53l. 14s. 9d. per an. rent. Ibid, p. 381.
[?] [The like of] same to Richard Rawe at the nomination of John Arrundell, Esq., of divers lands and tenements, parcel of the manor of Kennington, co. Surrey, and of the Duchy of Cornwall, for five years nine months and six days at 16l. 10s. 9d. [per an.] Ibid.
Aug. 12. Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Receipt to issue 7,000l. to Edward Seymour on any unsatisfied orders in his name as Treasurer of the Navy : same to be by tallies on the Customs Cashier. Money Book (General) p. 422.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay (out of 80l. 6s. 8d. which the Customs Cashier will bring into the Exchequer), 50l. to Sir Charles Cotterell and 30l. 6s. 8d. to his son Charles Cotterell for a quarter on their salaries : which according to the order of suspension carries them on to Midsummer last. Ibid.
Letter of direction on 1,000l. in further part of an order of Mar. 18 last for 5,906l. 17s. 1d. to Lady Lockhart : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney Contractors' payment due in Sept. next. Ibid, p. 423.
Same on an order of June 12 last for 364l. to Sir Martin Westcombe for half a year to 1673, Sept. 22, on his ordinary of 2l. a day as Agent at Cadiz : to be hereby paid out of Hearthmoney Contractors' payment due Mar. 15 next. Ibid.
Treasurer Danby's allowance of a bill of charges laid out by Mr. Mounteney, in order to his quietus est for a year's [Customs] account ended 1674, Sept. 29 : and of the like for the year ended 1675, Sept. 29, being disbursements for money paid into the Exchequer, portage of money, and for charges in Hasting's suit against him. Ibid.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 50l. to Barbara Strickland for a quarter on her pension of 200l. per an. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same into the Exchequer with [due] regard to the weekly payments.) Ibid.
Money warrant for 75l. to Miss Honora Harding for a quarter on her pension of 300l. per an. (Charles Bertie dated Aug. 12 to the Customs Cashier to bring in said 75l. with [due] regard to the weekly payments ; and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue said 75l. accordingly ; "which according to the order of suspension carries her on to Midsummer last.") Ibid.
Letter of direction on an order of June 23 last for 7,500l. to Sir Edward Griffin for the Chamber : same to be hereby paid by tallies for 4,000l. on the Customs Cashier and for 3,500l. on the late Farmers of the Law duty. Ibid, p. 424.
Same on an order for 823l. 15s. 4d. to Sir Robert Southwell : same to be hereby satisfied by 300l. out of Law duty money in the Exchequer and the remainder by tallies on the Receivers or Farmers of the said duty. Ibid.
Same on an order of July 22 last for 112l. 10s. 0d. to William Blathwaite : to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Law duty Farmers. Ibid.
Same on an order of July 6 last for 14,300l. to Samuel Pepys for Tangier : to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney farm rent due Mar. 15 next. Ibid.
Letter of direction on an order for 10,000l. in part of an order of July 21 last for 30,000l. to George Wharton for the Ordnance : to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Customs Cashier. Money Book (General) p. 424.
Money warrant for 10l. each to John Young and George Ward, late two of his Majesty's groom littermen : for one year on their allowances : as by the privy seal of 1664, July 11. Ibid.
Twelve money warrants for 62l. 10s. 0d. each to the following for half a quarter on their pensions as Grooms of the Bedchamber, viz., Henry Seymour, Henry Savile, Thomas Killegrew, Thomas Elliott, Thomas Felton, Bernard Greenvile, Robert Phillips, Sydney Godolphin, David Walter, Edward Progers, Richard Lane and Henry Guy. Ibid, p. 425.
Money warrant for 100l. to Elizabeth Oliver, widow, as laundress and keeper of the King's plate, linen and bedding of the Chamber at Ludlow Castle of the Judges and Council in the Principality of Wales and Marches thereof : to be paid out of the revenue of North and South Wales, in the Exchequer. (Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt 19 Aug. (vacated) and 21 Aug. to pay her 50l. which will be brought into the Exchequer by Mr. Whitley, Receiver of North Wales and 50l. out of any other disposable moneys in the Exchequer, taking care that the latter 50l. be reimbursed by such moneys as shall be brought in by the Receivers of North and South Wales.) Ibid, pp. 425, 430.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 25l. to Mr. Le Bas for a quarter on his fee of 100l. per an. : which according to the order of suspension carries him on to Midsummer last. (Same to the Customs Cashier to bring same in with [due] regard to the weekly payments.) Ibid, p. 425.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners for the officers of Bristol port to permit the masters of the Dogger, of Dublin, and Fortune, of Waterford, to enter and unlade, customs free, the coaches, horses, goods and plate of the Duke of Ormonde as in a paper annexed [missing]. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 197.
Same from same to same to discharge the seizure of the ship St. Andrew, of London, William Greene, master, who sailed from London to Norway about ten months since with 12 men, nine of them English and three strangers, but was driven into Amsterdam by stress of weather and wintering there "the Lords ordered him to put off his men with half wages," and when afterwards he had need of his men to continue his voyage, he was necessitated to employ some foreigners, and so returned with 14 men, four of them strangers. Ibid, pp. 197-8.
Aug. 14. Same from same to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against George Pley, collector of Weymouth port : his case being referred to the Lord Treasurer by order in Council July 21 last : said Pley's security being sufficient to cover his debt, and he desiring time to put himself in a condition to satisfy same. Warrants not Relating to Money VI. pp. 382-3.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular or constat of 10 acres called Bolswith Wood within the manor of Penline, co. Cornwall, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, with a view to lease thereof to John Day for three lives or 31 years under the yearly rent of 5 groats and fine of 20l.
Prefixing : Said Surveyor General's report dated July 17 on said Day's petition for same. The wood ground is a customary tenement, and the herbage thereof granted at the assession from seven years to seven [years] at 6d. per an. rent, but the underwood belongs to the Crown, and it may be no disservice to grant a lease thereof to Richard Kendall, son of Walter Kendall, gent., the present tenant, for three lives or 31 years at the same rent (the profit of the underwood which hath not been fallen under 24 years' growth or more having been very small and is subject to be worn out and come to nothing as now it is) for a fine of 20l. or increase rent of 20s. per an., with covenants for preserving the wood from spoil and harm, and so to leave it at the end of his term. "If the said Richard Kendall in respect of the great charge of passing a lease of this small parcel shall desire rather to take it at the next assession per ordinem Domini Thesaurarii Angliae including the underwood, as a customary tenant, I think it may be so granted without any prejudice."
Warrant not Relating to Money VI. p. 383.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Bevill Skelton, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, of a messuage near the gate leading from the dung yard of the Mews to Hedge Lane, with a small yard adjoining, containing in the whole 1,675 square feet abutting south or east on a space or yard belonging to Edward Gould, and north on the Dung yard and within the parish of St. Martins in the Fields, and now in said Shelton's occupation : with all structures, passages, etc., etc., for 99 years at 26s. 8d. per an. rent.
Prefixing : Surveyor General's constat of the premises (grounded on Sir Christopher Wren's plan and the Duke of Monmouth's warrant dated 1674, Sept. 10, as Master of the Horse) and ratal by same dated July 21 : advises a clause of re-assumption by the Crown on payment of expenses in building : the lessee to repair buildings, etc., and only to erect other buildings by agreement with the Surveyor General.
Ibid, pp. 384-5.
Same from same to same for same to William Paston, eldest son to Visct. Yarmouth, of a small piece of land or garden in the precinct of the Palace of Whitehall, in a place or garden called the Bowling Green, in St. Margaret's, Westminster, abutting west on the wall of a house now to be built by the Earl of Oxford, extending west 54 along said wall and in width in the middle about 54 feet and abutting south on an old wall of the palace or garden aforesaid : all for 31 years at the rent of 3s. 4d. per an.
Prefixing : Surveyor General's constat and ratal of the premises dated Aug. 2. Advises a proviso as above.
Ibid, pp. 385-6.
Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet of demise to Charles, Earl of Carlisle, of the lead ore in the new Forest of Teesdale in the Bishopric of Durham for 31 years at 20s. per an. rent. Ibid, p. 386.
Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to bring 125l. into the Exchequer for the Earl of Ogle, and to pay 125l. to the Earl of Middlesex about 14 days hence. (Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay said sum to the Earl of Ogle.) Money Book (General) p. 423.
Same to same to bring 2,000l. into the Exchequer for the Lord Treasurer. Ibid.
Letter of direction on 2,497l. 6s. 8d. in further part of an order of July 31 last for 30,000l. to George Wharton for the Ordnance : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Customs Cashier. Ibid, p. 425.
Same on an order of the 6th inst. for 1,000l. to Lord Berkeley, one of the ambassadors at Nimuegen : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney farm rent payable Mar. 15 next. Ibid.
Same on same dated July 16 last for 706l. 3s. 6d. to said Lord Berkeley for extraordinaries as ambassador extraordinary to France : to be hereby paid as above. Ibid.
Same on an order of 1675, Nov. 8, for 125l. to Henry Harris for engraving seals : same to be hereby paid by tallies on the unpaid Hearthmoney arrears due from James Smyth, late Receiver of Hearthmoney, co. Sussex. Ibid, p. 426.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Receipt to pay to Phillip Packer 1,100l. upon any orders registered in his name ; to be by him disposed for payment of the wages to labourers belonging to the Works : to be paid out of abovesaid Hearthmoney arrears. Ibid.
Same from same to same to pay 275l. to Thomas Henshaw as the unpaid remainder of an order of 1673, Dec. 23, for 915l. to him : to be paid out of abovesaid Hearthmoney arrears. Ibid.
Treasurer Danby [to the Auditor of the Receipt] to issue 7,000l. to Edward Seymour for the Navy : out of the Coinage money [in the Receipt] "taking into your custody" the tallies lately ordered to be struck on the Customs for said 7,000l. "until you shall have a regular discharge for the said sum, which I will take care of" : his Majesty's affairs requiring the payment of said sum sooner than it can be received on the said tallies. Ibid.
Warrant from same to same to issue 716l. 1s. 3d. to Sir Charles Cotterell for principal and interest upon orders of loan registered upon the Customs : same to be paid out of Hearthmoney arrears due from Edmond Laurence, late Receiver thereof for Dorset, or out of subsidy arrears due from Edmond Doyly, Receiver thereof for co. Notts. Ibid.
Same from same to same to pay 700l. to Sir Edward Griffin (to be by him paid to Francis Rogers, Keeper of his Majesty's Standing Wardrobe at Whitehall, upon account of what is due to him) : same to be paid out of Hearthmoney arrears owing by John Duncklyn, late Receiver thereof for co. Lincoln. Ibid, p. 427.
[? Aug. 14.] Letter of direction on 4,000l. in further part of an order of June 1 last for 10,000l. to Ralph Montague for the Great Wardrobe : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Customs Cashier. Money Book (General) p. 427.
Aug. 14. Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver, Customs free, two boxes of mace of about 25lb. weight in the Customs Warehouse, London port, brought from Dort for the use of Edward Searle and seized by Thomas Jones : satisfaction to be first given to the seizer. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 198.
The like for delivery, customs free, of a bed made with yellow damask with the fringe and other things thereto which is expected to be brought from Dieppe for the proper use of the Earl of Carlisle. Ibid, p. 199.
Aug. 15. The like for the delivery, customs free, of a coach, gilded and carved, and harness and other furniture for same, two pair of shoes, two necklaces of amber, three pair of scissors, six pen knives, two pictures, strings for a Guittarde, greenwax for cornes, a shirt, a bundle of cloth and a little picture, being part of the equipage of Monsieur Courtin, ambassador extraordinary from France, and his domestics. Ibid, p. 199.
Money warrant for 375l. to Andrew Lawrence, for and towards repairing the King's private ways, gates and bridges leading to his Majesty's houses of access and other places. (Letter of direction dated Aug. 17, on an order dated Aug. 16 drawn hereon ; for same to be paid by tallies on the Hearthmoney farm rent due in March next.) Money Book (General) p. 427.