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July 1678, 11-20

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'Entry Book: July 1678, 11-20', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 5: 1676-1679 (1911), pp. 1049-1062. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=80677 Date accessed: 26 July 2014.


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July 1678, 11-20

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
July 11. Money warrant for 1,000l. to the Earl of Bath for half a year to Lady day last on his pension of 2,000l. per an. out of the Customs as Groom of the Stole as by the patent of 1661, Oct. 16, granting him said annuity or pension : to be satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney Contractors' payment due at Michaelmas, 1679 : the said patent containing a clause that failing payment out of the Customs said pension should be paid out of the Exchequer ; and Richard Kent, Esq., Customs Cashier, having certified that said pension is paid to Michaelmas last and no further. Money Book (General) p. 277.
Same for 1,500l. to said Earl for half a year on his two annuities of 1,000l. and 2,000l. per an. in lieu of liveries out of tho Groat Wardrobo and plate out of the Jowel House : to be satisfied ut supra. Ibid.
Money warrant for 750l. to same for June 24 quarter on abovesaid two annuities. (Charles Bertie dated July 12 to the Customs Cashier to bring same in, and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same.) Money Book (General) p. 278. Out Letters (General) p. 282.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Cashier to pay 500l. to said Earl for June 24 quarter on abovesaid pension of 2,000l. per an. out of the Customs. (Charles Bertie dated July 12 to the Customs Cashier to pay same.) Money Book (General) p. 278. Out Letters (General) p. 282.
Money warrant for 7,500l. to Sir Edward Griffin, Treasurer of the Chamber, as imprest for the Office of the Chamber for last Lady day quarter. Money Book (General) p. 278.
Same for 30l. to same to be by him paid over to Edward Glinn, gent., as by the privy seal of 1676, Sept. 30, directing 60l. per an. to said Griffin for said Glinn. (Charles Bertie dated Aug. 12 to the Customs Cashier to bring same in with respect to the weekly payments and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same.) Ibid, p. 278. Out Letters (General) p. 302.
Same for 44l. 2s. 0d. to Antho. Segar, gent. ; 34l. 2s. 0d. thereof being for disbursements for the Treasury Office for last June 24 quarter, and 10l. for salary for said quarter. (Letters ut supra dated July 12 : the money to be brought in forthwith.) Money Book (General) p. 278. Out Letters (General) p. 282.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Receipt to issue 1,500l. to Phillip Packer on any orders in his name for the ordinary of the Works : same to be issued "out of such moneys as are or shall come into the Exchequer upon the account of Nathaniel Whetham, late Receiver of Hearthmoney for co. Gloucester and the sum of 1,190l. 17s. 2d. out of such moneys as shall come into the Exchequer upon the account of Thomas Browne, late Receiver of the last Eighteen Months' Assessment for the counties of Oxon and Berks, and 327l. 3s. 3d. out of such moneys as shall come into the Exchequer upon the account of William Henderson, Collector of the said Eighteen Months' assessment for Westminster or any other collector or person in arrear of the said assessment within the county of Middlesex and set in super by the declared account of Richard Reeves, late Receiver General for said county. Or let one or more tallies be struck upon all or any of the said Receivers or persons for the respective sums aforesaid." Money Book (General) p. 278.
Money warrant for 100l. 7s. 6d. to John Topham for one year on his salary and board wages as a Serjeant at Arms. (Charles Bertie dated July 12 to the Customs Cashier to bring in 50l. 3s. 9d. with respect to the weekly payments ; and same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same for half a year on the above.) Ibid, p. 278. Out Letters (General) p. 282.
[?] Letter of direction on the 1,150l. remainder of an order dated 1677, June 2, for 2,150l. to Alexander Stanhope as administrator of his late wife, Henrietta Maria Price, for her service in attending the Queen as a Maid of Honour : said remainder to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney Contractors' payment due 1679, Michaelmas. Money Book (General) p. 278.
July 11. Charles Bertie [to the Receivers of Excise] to satisfy, when the receipt of that revenue will most conveniently bear it, the tally for 2,500l. in part of the arrear of the Lord Chancellor's pension of 4,000l. per an. Out Letters (General) p. 281.
Same to the Customs Cashier to bring 2,500l. into the Exchequer for the service of the Navy. Ibid.
Same to same to bring in "if the [Customs] receipt will bear it" (and same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue) 455l. for three months of Mr. Soames's [ordinary or] entertainment. Ibid.
Same to same to bring in with respect to the weekly payments (and same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue) 166l. 13s. 4d. to the Duke of Monmouth for one year on his fee as Master of the Horse. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt for tallies on the Excise (and same to the Receivers of Excise to pay said tallies) for 2,000l. for last June 24 quarter on the Duke of Monmouth's pension. Ibid.
Same to the Speaker [of the House of Commons, viz., Edward Seymour in his capacity as Treasurer of the Navy] to complete the payment of Mr. Gibson's bill of exchange out of the 1,000l. paid to you on June 8 last, "in case so much of that sum be left." Ibid, p. 282.
Same [to the Customs Cashier] to bring in, with respect to the weekly payments, 300l. to be issued to Mr. Newport and Mr. Darcy. Ibid, p. 283.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to Charles Bertie and the rest of the Commissioners appointed to examine the affairs of the Mint. By an order in Council of June 12 last the King has directed me to give order for the uttering and vending such farthings and half-pence of copper as are [in the Mint ready] coined amounting to 7,281l. 8s. 8¾d. Thereupon by a warrant of June 17 last [p. 1027 supra] I directed the Comptroller and other officers of the Mint to deliver same to you, to be so vended and sold. In your report of the 5th instant you advise me that it would be most to his Majesty's service to receive proposals from such as would advance money to the King for the said farthings and halfpence, and as would take the disposal thereof upon themselves, and that Thomas Doyly has proposed most beneficially in that behalf, offering within five days after you shall have received the said farthings and half-pence into your possession (whether it be in or out of the Tower) to advance and pay 7,000l. for the same, that he will take them by weight and tale, and if upon the tale (which is to be made before a person appointed by you) they appear to amount to above 7,281l. 8s. 8¾d. he will accompt for the same [excess quantity] : that for [his service in] the advance of the money and the distributing the said coins he desires a month's rebate [discount] for the said 7,000l., which amounts to 35l., and the overplus of the said coins being 281l. 8s. 8¾d. : that he will vend the same in three months' time, the King's weights, scales and other utensils being delivered to him by inventory to be used in weighing and vending same, and to be returned in three months' time. Of this proposal I very well approve, and hereby authorise you to demand said coins from the Comptroller, etc., and to deliver them to said Doyley, on terms as above. Warrants not Relating to Money VII. pp. 221-3.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to Scipio Stukeley and his deputy Roope or any other of the late deputies of said Stukeley in his office of Comptroller of Exeter port, to deliver to Dr. Thomas Arris and Thomas Arris, junr., the seal of the said office, which you detain in your hands, although the said Arris, senr. and junr. have recovered possession of the said office by judgment in the Exchequer Court. Warrants not Relating to Money VII. p. 223.
Same from same to the King's Remembrancer to forbear process against John Aston, head collector of the Royal Aid and Additional supply in the upper part of Tewkesbury Hundred, co. Gloucester, he being set in super in the account of the Receiver General of that county for money remaining in the hands of the sub-collectors of that division ; he having complained in a petition to me that no course is taken for a re-assessment and praying that some due course may be taken therein. Ibid, p. 224.
Same from same to same to stop process against Christopher Banastre upon his account as Receiver General [for co. —] of the late subsidy of 23 Car. II. ; he having paid in all the money due on his receipt, and being now upon the passing his account thereof. Ibid, p. 223.
July 12. Same from same to Auditor Sir Joseph Seymour to allow in account to the abovesaid Banastre for his extraordinary charges and many journeys in returning [to London] the money within his charge 30l. over and above the salaries allowed by the Act [for said Subsidy] ; and further to allow him the sum of 14l. 10s. 0d. ; it appearing by your certificate of 1677, June 7, that there has been levied and answered to the King on account of the said Receiver upon several seizures of the lands of his sureties by process out of the Exchequer the said sum of 14l. 10s. 0d. Ibid.
Money warrant for 2,500l. to Lawrence Hyde, Master of the Robes, for half a year to Lady day last on the 5,000l. per an. for the Robes. Money Book (General) p. 279.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to strike a tally on the Tenths of the diocese of Lincoln for 50l. for last June 24 quarter of Dr. Troutbeck's pension. Out Letters (General) p. 282.
Same to same to issue (and to the Customs Cashier to bring in) 50l. to Sir Edward Carterett for same quarter on his fee as Usher of the Blackrod. Ibid, p. 283.
Same to same for tallies on the Excise (and to the Receivers of Excise to pay said tallies) for 375l. for a quarter on the Earl of Ranelagh's pension and 250l. for the like on Lord Hatton's pension. Ibid.
The like letters for 50l. for a quarter on Mr. Progers's pension. Ibid.
July 13. Money warrant for 182l. to Roger Meredith, Esq., for his first quarter's ordinary in advance from May 25 last to Aug. 24 next as Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to the States General of the United Provinces. Money Book (General) p. 279.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to employ Daniell Brandrith as a land carriageman, London port, loco William Rivers. Out Letters (Customs) IV. p. 81.
[?] Same from same to same to permit the export, Customs free, on the Mary yacht, bound for Holland, of the wearing apparel and necessaries of Robert, Earl of Ailesbury and his retinue. Ibid.
[?] Same from same to same to deliver, unopened and Customs free, to Mr. White, page of the backstairs to the Duchess of York, three boxes marked C. R. sent from Modena for her use. Ibid.
July 15. Money warrant for 80l. to Robert Devenish for three years to Sept. 29 last on his fee of 40 marks per an. as York Herald at Arms. (Charles Bertie dated July 15 to the Customs Cashier to bring same in with respect to the weekly payments ; and same [to the Auditor of the Receipt] to issue same.) Money Book (General) p. 279. Out Letters (General) p. 284.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Cashier to receive from Phillip Marsh, the Receiver for wines and currants in London port, wine bonds to the amount of 4,000l. (being bonds for the Additional duty or for New Impost in case New Impost shall be granted or continued) and to deliver same to Edward Seymour, Treasurer of the Navy, in satisfaction of tallies to that amount on the Customs, for the service of the Navy : with the usual clause for adding the merchants' discount. Money Book (General) p. 280.
Money warrant for 14,300l. to Samuel Pepys, Treasurer of Tangier garrison, as imprest for a quarter's pay to June 30 last to said garrison. Ibid.
Same for 3,050l. 14s. 10d. to same in further part of an arrear of 27,767l. 6s. 3d. for pay of said garrison of Tangier ; which arrear was postponed for several years past. Ibid.
Same for 100l. to Mris. Katherine Elliott for half a year to June 24 last on her pension.
(In the margin : the D. of York.) (Charles Bertie dated July 16 to the Customs Cashier to bring same in forthwith : and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same.)
Ibid, p. 280. Out Letters (General) p. 285.
Same for 90l. to Henry Wroth for three quarters on his pension as one of the King's Pages of Honour. (Letters ut supra dated July 12.) Money Book (General) p. 280. Out Letters (General) p. 282.
Charles Bertie to the Receivers of Excise. If you please to advance to Sir Jonathan Trelawney for his use the sum of 500l. for 1¼ years' allowance out of the Excise Treasurer Danby will have you be punctually repaid the same by quarterly payments upon my [Bertie's] privy seal for 20,000l. per an. [for secret service]. Out Letters (General) p. 283.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt for tallies for 200l. for one quarter on Sir Samuel Morland's pensions of 300l. and 300l. per an. on the Tenths of the Clergy, and of 200l. per an. on the Excise (and same to the Receivers of Excise to pay the tallies for said 50l., part thereof on the Excise). Ibid, p. 284.
Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to bring in immediately after the weekly payments (and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue) 125l. for last Lady day quarter of Sir Ralph Delaval's pension. Out Letters (General) p. 284.
Same to same to bring in forthwith (and to same to issue) 25l. for last June 24 quarter of Dr. Gibbons' pension. Ibid.
Same to same to bring in immediately after the weekly payments (and to same to issue) 40l. for half a year of Mr. Millward's fee as Purveyor of the Queen's Robes. Ibid, p. 285.
Reference from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners of John Shaw's petition and proposal to serve the King as Surveyor or Inspector of the Act for encouragement of Navigation and other Acts relating to the Customs : at the salary of 170l. per an. Out Letters (Customs) IV. p. 81.
July 16. Money warrant for 106l. to William Bishop, Esq., Serjeant at Arms attending the House of Commons : being for provisions of necessaries furnished by him for said House. Money Book (General) p. 281.
Same for 1,380l. 17s. 8d. to Sir Bernard Gascon, Kt., Farmer of the duty on French shipping, as in satisfaction of so much due to him as a surplusage upon his account : to be without account, imprest or other charge. (Letter of direction dated Aug. 9 on an order dated July 19 drawn hereon : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney Contractors for moneys remaining payable by them on the first two years of their undertaking ending at Lady day, 1676.) Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Receipt to pay to Paule Pauly, Esq., 305l. 4s. 4d. for one year's interest upon three orders of loan, two whereof Nos. 1080 and 1081 are registered on the Hearthmoney, and the other No. 1079 was registered on the Wine Act in the names of John Wadlow and John Sayers, and which [last named order] is by several assignments come to said Paule Pauly and transferred to the Hearthmoney [said orders representing] sums amounting to 5,087l. 6s. 4d. for principal : said interest to be satisfied by tallies on the Excise. (Charles Bertie dated July 23 to [the Receivers of Excise] to pay said tally.) Ibid, p. 282.
Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to bring in forthwith (and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue) 50l. for Mr. Phillip Ward to pay off his order for that sum for his pains in prosecuting causes on his Majesty's behalf in the Crown Office. Out Letters (General) p. 285.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt for tallies on the Excise (and to the Receivers of Excise to pay said tallies) for 250l. to Sir William Killegrew for last June 24 quarter on his pension. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay (in pursuance of Treasurer Danby's warrant of Aug. 6 last) 80l. 12s. 4d. to the officers of the Pipe and Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer for one year of their usual allowance for entering and joining all [the London and outport] Customers' tallies. This money to be paid forthwith notwithstanding any restriction. Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export to Flanders, Customs free, of 20 horses belonging to Viscount [Howard of] Morpeth and Col. Sir John Fenwick and the several officers of their two regiments. Out Letters (Customs) IV. p. 81.
July 17. Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet of a discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due to the King from William Dyer, of Tottenham, co. Midd. Docquet Book, p. 217.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a new Commission of Excise : the Commissioners to be Sir Denny Ashburnham, bart., Sir Samuel Morland, Kt. bart., Sir Robert Wiseman, Sir John James, Sir Robert Southwell and Sir John Elwes, Kts., Robert Huntington, Henry Frederick Thynne and Edward Wingate, Esqrs. [Thynne's name is underlined, and in the margin the name of Charles Davenant, Dr. of the Civil Law, is inserted : see 1678-9, Feb. 28, infra] : with the salary of 500l. per an. each payable quarterly from Midsummer last, but with proviso that the annuities of 250l. each to Sir Denny Ashburnham and Edward Wingate under the privy seals of 1668, July 28 and 1668-9, Jan. 30, supra, Calendar of Treasury Books II. p. 601, III. p. 184, be determined. Further in the [present] Commission the name of Frederick Christian Howard is to be inserted as one of the said Commissioners with the said fee in reversion after any one of the said Morland, Wiseman, James, Southwell, Huntington and Thynne [altered to Davenant : this reversion is stated in similar terms in the preceding Commission of 1677, —, see supra, p. —]. (Treasurer Danby's subscription dated Aug. 2 of docquet hereof. In this docquet Thynne's name is omitted and Davenant's name takes the place of it, and a marginal note is inscribed "Mr. Davenant inserted in Mr. Thin's place, after the warrant was signed, by the King's command." Further in the docquet the respective precedence of Sir John James and Sir John Elwes is inverted). King's Warrant Book VI. p. 46. Docquet Book, p. 220.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Paymaster of the Forces to pay money upon establishments or for contingent charges as shall be directed by warrant under the hand and seal of the Duke of Monmouth as Capt. General of all the land forces and for the Lord Treasurer and the officers of the Exchequer to allow the same on said Paymaster's accounts. (Treasurer Danby's subscription dated July 26 of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book VI. p. 46. Docquet Book, p. 219.
Royal sign manual for 60l. to Mris. Symona Skelton as royal bounty without account. (Money warrant dated July 26 hereon. The usual letters dated Aug. 1 to the Customs and Exchequer hereon.) King's Warrant Book VI. p. 60. Money Book (General) p. 290. Out Letters (General) p. 292.
Privy seal for 40s. a day as ordinary to John Brisbane as Secretary to the Embassy to the Court of France : to be payable quarterly, the first payment to commence from June 24 last : with the usual clause for the allowance of extraordinaries. King's Warrant Book VI. p. 60.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Martin Johnson of the office of Comptroller of Boston port for life : loco John Barnaby, deceased. (Treasurer Danby's subscription dated Aug. 5 of docquet hereof.) Kin's Warrant Book VI. p. 63. Docquet Book, p. 222.
Same to Treasurer Danby to forthwith give warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a lease under the great seal (or otherwise to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease under the Exchequer seal) to Thomas Windham, one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber, of a parcel of ground lying in the yard called the Greencloth Yard in and part of the palace of Whitehall, which appears by a scheme or draft of the premises made by Sir Christopher Wren, Surveyor General of the Works, and hereto annexed [missing] to contain in length from east to west on the south side thereof 51 foot 6 inches and on the north side thereof 50 foot 2 inches, and in breadth from north to south at the east end 28 foot 8 inches, and at the west end 28 foot 6 inches ; lying near the Court of Guard and bounded east with the buildings of Sir Alexander Frazier : the said Windham having at his own proper costs and charges erected a new building thereupon : the lease to be for 31 years at the yearly rent of 6s. 8d., payable half yearly : with power of resumption by the Crown on payment of what Windham, his executors, etc., shall have expended in building upon the said ground. (Treasurer Danby's warrant dated July 31 hereon accordingly to Sir Robert Croke, Clerk of the Pipe, to prepare such lease. Treasurer Danby's subscription dated Nov. 27 of docquet of demise accordingly.) King's Warrant Book VI. pp. 75-6. Warrants not Relating to Money VII. pp. 228-9, 265.
Money warrant for 50l. to William Chiffinch for last June 24 quarter on his pension as Keeper of his Majesty's Closet. (Charles Bertie dated Aug. 6 to the Customs Cashier to bring in said 50l. with the money already directed for the Grooms of the Bedchamber ; and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same.) Money Book (General) p. 281. Out Letters (General) p. 297.
Same for 30l. to Eleanor Dyke, widow, for one year to June 24 last on her pension. (Letters ut supra dated Aug. 12 : the money to be brought in forthwith.) Meney Book (General) p. 281. Out Letters (General) p. 300.
Same for 500l. to Lewis, Lord Duras, for one year on his pension. Money Book (Generalk) p. 282.
Same for 26l. l7s. 0d. to William Lownds, without account, in satisfaction of so much expended by him to the Clerks of the two Houses of Parliament and others for copies of bills and other things for his Majesty's service during the session begun May 23 and ending July 15 inst. ; and the further sum of 15l. for his own pains in making breviatesand otherwise : [to be paid] out of the Exchequer. Ibid.
Letter of direction on 826l. 4s. 6d. in part of an order dated Feb. 12 last for 50,000l. to Sir George Wharton for the Office of Ordnance : same to be for the armourers, and to be hereby satisfied by tallies on James Smith, late Receiver of Hearthmoney for co. Sussex. Ibid.
Same on an order dated 1676, Aug 24, for 230l. 10s. 0d. for the doorkeepers of the late Council for Trade and Plantations : same (having been formerly, viz., 1676, Aug. 31, directed to be satisfied out of moneys to be brought into the Exchequer by the abovesaid James Smith, Esq., late Receiver of Hearthmoney for Sussex), is hereby to be satisfied by tallies on the said Receiver. Ibid, p. 283.
Money warrant for l,125l. to Charles, Lord Grerard of Brandon, for a year and half a quarter to Lady day last on his pension of 1,000l. per an. [as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber] granted to him by patent dated 1674, Dec. 23, and payable out of the Customs or, failing that, out of the Exchequer : the Customs Cashier having certified the 11th inst. that said pension is paid to 1676, Christmas, and that 125l. is paid in part of the 1677, Lady day quarter, and no further. Same is hereby to be satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney Contractors' half year's payment due 1679, Michaelmas. Money Book (General) p. 283.
The like warrant for 625l. to same for half a year and half a quarter to Lady day last on his [abovesaid] pension of 1,000l. per an. as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber. Ibid.
Like warrants for 6251. each to the Duke of Albemarle for half a year and half a quarter to Christmas last ; and to Robert, Earl of Manchester, and Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Henry, Duke of Newcastle, Robert, Earl of Lindsey, John, Earl of Rochester, and James, Earl of Suffolk, for half a year and half a quarter on the like pensions of 1,000l. per an. each as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber : all to be payable by tallies on the Hearthmoney, ut supra. Ibid, pp. 283, 284.
Same for 250l. each to the following for one quarter each on their pensions as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber; payable at the Exchequer : viz. : Henry, Duke of Newcastle, and Robert, Earl of Lindsey, and 500l. to Aubrey, Earl of Oxford (the 500l. for half a year to June 24 last) : the foregoing being payable at the Exchequer : and 250l. each to the following as same, being payable out of the Customs : viz., Christopher, Duke of Albemarle, Robert, Earl of Manchester, Robert, Earl of Sunderland, Charles, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, and Thomas, Earl of Ossory. (Charles Bertie dated July 29 to the Customs Cashier to pay said 250l. each to the last named five, and to bring in, and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue, said 250l. each for the Duke of Newcastle, and the Earls of Suffolk, Rochester and Lindsey and 500l. to the Earl of Oxford : and same of same date to issue same.) Ibid, p. 284. Out Letters (General) p. 291.
Same for 125l. each to the following for one quarter on their pensions of 500l. per an. each, payable out of the Exchequer, as Grooms of the Bedchamber : viz., Sidney Godolphin, George Porter, Henry Savile, David Walter, Bernard Greenvile, Thomas Killegrew, Henry Guy, Henry Seymour, Thomas Felton, Richard Lane, Robert Phillips and Edward Progers, Esqrs. (Charles Bertie dated July 29 to the Customs Cashier to bring in, and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue, 1,500l. for the said Grooms as above.) Money Book (General) p. 284. Out Letters (General) p. 291.
Money warrant for 75l. each to the following for last June 24 quarter on their several pensions of 300l. per an. as Dressers to the Queen : viz., Mris. Orpe, Lady Killegrew, Madam Des Bordes, Lady Wych, Lady Frazier, Mris. Crane, Lady Tuke, Lady Johanna Thornhill, Mris. Windham, Mris. Anne Sheldon, Mris. Cranmer.
50l. each to the following for same quarter on their several pensions as Maids of Honour to the Queen, viz., Mris. Jane Widdrington, Mris. Cecilia Swan, Mris. Frances Sheldon, Mris. Phillippa Temple, Mris. Eliza[beth] Godolphin, Mris. Cary Frazier.
50l. each to Mris. Roper, late Mris. Anne Walker, Maid of Honour, and Mris. Grahme, late Mris. Dor. Howard, Maid of Honour.
50l. each to Madam Des Bordes and Mris. Mary Carter for one quarter on their several pensions payable out of the Exchequer, the said Madam d' Bords' being to Midsummer [last].
75l. each to Madam Civett and Mris. Honora Harding for one quarter on their several pensions.
100l. to Mris. Anne Howard, late Maid of Honour to the Queen, and now wife of Sir Gabriell Sylvyus "concerning which I have received his Majesty's pleasure for continuance of the same, notwithstanding her marriage" : same being for half a year on her pension of 200l. per an. as such.
(Charles Bertie dated Aug. 1 to the Customs Cashier to bring in, and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue, 1,685l., viz., for said 11 Dressers and 6 Maids and said Grahme, Roper, Des Bordes, Civett, Carter and Harding and Lady Sylvius, and 50l. for the Mother of the Maids of Honour, being for one quarter.)
Money Book (General) p. 284. Out Letters (General) p. 292.
Same for 546l. to Sir John Paul for 182 days' ordinary to June 1 last as Resident in the Court of Denmark. (Letter of direction dated Oct. 25 on an order dated June [sic erratum for July] 24 drawn hereon : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Customs.) Money Book (General) pp. 285, 328.
Same for 546l. to Sir William Swan for 182 days' ordinary to June 23 last as Resident with the Hanse Towns. (Letter of direction ut supra dated Oct. 25 on an order dated July 24 drawn hereon.) Ibid.
Same for 910l. to Sir Edward Wood for 182 days' ordinary to July 7 inst. as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Sweden. (Letter of direction ut supra dated Oct. 5 on an order dated July 24 drawn hereon.) Ibid, pp. 285, 319.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Receipt to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. due to the King from Sir Walter Curll, of Soberton, co. Southampton. Ibid, p. 285.
Money warrant for 2,600l. to Sir William Godolphin for 26 weeks' ordinary to June 28 last as Ambassador Extraordinary to the King of Spain : and 642l. for his [extraordinary] expenses in that embassy from 1676, Dec. 1, to 1678, April 1 s[tilo] v[etere] upon a bill thereof signed by himself and allowed by Secretary Coventry the 19th of June last. (Letter of direction dated Oct. 10 on an order dated July 26 drawn hereon : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Customs.) Ibid, pp. 285, 321.
Money warrant for 50l. to Juliana (Coningsby, now the wife of Amias) Hext for last June 24 quarter on her pension of 200l. per an. Money Book (General) p. 285.
Same for 100l. to Thomas Killegrew for same quarter on his same of 400l. per an. Ibid.
Same for 200l. to John, bishop of Chester, for one year to Lady day last for the [King's] four preaching ministers in co. Lancs. as by the privy seal of 1675, Dec. 15. (For Charles Bertie's letter hereon see infra under date Dec. 30.) Ibid.
Same for 40l. to Charles Whittacre for one year on his fee as Foreign Apposer. Ibid.
Same for the following as Pages to the King, viz., 60l. to John Berkeley for half a year, 90l. to Aubrey Porter for nine months, and 60l. to John Prideaux for half a year, this last being due at Midsummer last. And for the following as Pages to the Queen, viz., Thomas Sandys, 90l. for nine months ; George Sayers, 60l. for half a year ; John Cary, 90l. for nine months ; the two last being granted by privy seal seal, all the others by patent. (Charles Bertie dated July 19 to the Customs Cashier to bring in forthwith said 60l. for Prideaux, and to bring the remainder in with respect to the weekly payments, and similarly to bring in 60l. for Mr. Legge for half a year and 30l. for Mr. Killegrew for a quarter as Pages of Honour : and same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same.) Ibid, p. 286. Out Letters (General) p. 287.
Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to bring in forthwith, and to "Good Cousin" [Sir Robert Howard in his capacity as Auditor of the Receipt] to issue 500l. to the Earl of Feversham for one year to Christmas last on his pension. Out Letters (General) p. 286.
[?] Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the landing, under custody, of 300 quarters of Scotch oats on board the Charles, of Leith, designed (as is alleged) for the service of [the builders of] the mole at Tangiers "about [without] paying duty, for which it seems there is some dispute" : all with the object of preventing damage which will come to the said oats by being heat on board. Out Letters (Customs) IV. p. 82.
July 17. Treasurer Danby to same. I have perused your report of April 17 last on the depositions taken by the Commission of enquiry executed at the port of Poole. You are to frame charges thereon against the respective officers of the port concerned therein, and to take their answers thereto, and to report to me further thereon. As to the merchants and others not officers, mentioned in the depositions, report me your opinion what is fit to be done concerning them. Ibid, p. 83.
July 18. Warrant from same to same to permit the landing of 14 cases, a portmantle, some mats and some chairs belonging to Count Egmont, which are lately brought from Brussels. Ibid, p. 82.
Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to bring in forthwith, notwithstanding any former restriction (and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue) 400l. upon Sir Thomas Williams's order for 1,750l. ; same to be issued to Lord Hawley and Sir John Talbott, who have authority from Sir Thomas Williams to receive same. Out Letters (General) p. 286.
Charles Bertie to [? the Customs Cashier] to pay 500l. to Lord Gerard for last June 24 quarter on his two pensions. Out Letters (General) p. 287.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Thomas Neale of the office of Master of the Mint (Master and Worker of all the King's moneys, both gold and silver, within the Tower of London or elsewhere in England) : with the fee or salary of 500l. per an. : all in reversion after Henry Slingsby. (Treasurer Danby's subscription dated July 31 of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book VI. p. 45. Docquet Book, p. 220.
July 19. Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt for tallies on the Excise (and same dated July 19 to the Receivers of Excise to pay said tallies) for 750l. for one quarter on the Lord Privy Seal's pension of 3,000l. per an., viz., in full for last Michaelmas quarter and in part of Christmas quarter. Out Letters (General) p. 286.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue (and same dated Aug. 2 to the Customs Cashier to bring in, notwithstanding any restriction) 348l. to said Lord Privy Seal for last Christmas quarter on his diet money of 4l. per diem. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Cashier to bring in forthwith notwithstanding any former restriction (and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue) 250l. for last June 24 quarter on the Earl and Countess of Lindsey's pension. Ibid.
[?] Same [to same] to pay 50l. to Mr. Will. Culliford for last June 24 quarter's salary as Register of Seizures. Ibid, p. 287.
July 19. Same to [the Auditor of the Receipt] to issue (out of money raised by the sale of farthings, and lately paid into the Exchequer) 2,000l. in part of Mr. Roberts's order drawn the 17th inst. for 5,000l. for the service of the Works at Windsor. Ibid.
Same to same to issue (and same to the Customs Cashier to bring in notwithstanding any restriction) 75l. to the Dean and Chapter of St. Peter's, Westminster, for 1¼ years to June 24 last upon the allowance for the French Ministers in the Savoy. Ibid.
July 20. Money warrant for 125l. to Sir Ralph Delaval for last June 24 quarter on his pension of 500l. per an., payable for three years from 1677, June 24. Money Book (General) p. 286.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Cashier to pay 15l. to John Needler, gent., for half a year to June 24 last on his patent fee as Comptroller of the Great and Petty Customs, London. Ibid.
Money warrant for 10l. each to John Eldridg, John Hosey, and John Williams, three of his Majesty's groom littermen, for a year on their allowances at the Exchequer, as by the privy seal of 1664, July 11 ; and likewise 10l. each to Thomas Franklyn, Henry Baldwyn and Robert Emms, three same for same, as by the privy seal of 1676-7, Jan. 31 ; and likewise 10l. each to James Goodenough and James Taylor, two same for same as by the privy seal of March 20 last ; and 5l. to Richard Jones, another same, for half a year of the like allowance as by the same privy seal : said sums being certified by the Avenar as due. Ibid.
Money warrant for 150l. to Mris. Sophia Stuart for half a year to June 24 on her pension. (Charles Bertie dated Aug. 2 to the Customs Cashier to bring in with respect to the weekly payments, and to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same.) Money Book (General) p. 286. Out Letters (General) p. 294.
Same for 138l. 13s. 4d. to Phillip Warwick, Esq., for same on his patent fee of 277l. 6s. 8d. per an. as Customer and Collector of the petty Customs, London port. (Charles Bertie dated July 27 to the Customs Cashier to pay off the tally for said sum.) Money Book (General) p. 286. Out Letters (General) p. 291.
Same for 50l. to Mris. Joane Carlisle for one quarter on her pension of 200l. Money Book (General) p. 286.
Same for 125l. to Sir Edward Hales for last June 24 quarter on his pension of 500l. per an. Ibid, p. 287.
Same for 90l. to Sir John Lethieullier for one year's 6 per cent, interest due July 1 inst. on 1,500l. due upon an order No. 41 registered on the fee farm rents : to be paid by tallies on the Excise as by the privy seal of 1676, July 31. (Charles Bertie dated Sept. 27 to [the Receivers of Excise] to pay off said tally.) Ibid, p. 287. Out Letters (General) p. 317.
Same for 227l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Richard Bulstrode, Kt., for a quarter's ordinary, April 19 last to July 19 inst., as Resident with the Governor of the Spanish Netherlands. (Letter of direction dated Oct. 10 on an order dated July 26 drawn hereon : same to be hereby satisfied by tallies on the Customs. Charles Bertie dated July 20 to [the Customs Cashier] to pay said tallies by their course, according to their dates, and if you will advance all or any part of the money thereupon, Treasurer Danby will allow you 8 per cent, interest thereon from the time of the advance to the time of payment in course.) Money Book (General) pp. 287, 321. Out Letters (General) p. 289.
Same for 850l. to Isaac Legouch, his Majesty's Jeweller, for jewels as follows, as by the certificate of the 6th inst. from Henry, Earl of Arlington, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, viz. : a jewel of diamonds of the value of 250l. which was given June 20 last to the Envoy from Poland ; a diamond ring of one stone of the value of 400l. which was given the 2nd inst. to Monsieur van Leven, Envoy Extraordinary from the States. General of the United Provinces ; and a diamond ring of the value of 200l. which was given the 3rd inst. to the Envoy from the Duke of Holstein. Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the King's Remembrancer to supersede process till the end of next Michaelmas term against Henry Brabant, Receiver General of the late Poll money for co. Northumberland, he having paid into the Exchequer all the money by him received on that account, but being unable to pass a regular account thereof by reason the duplicaments have not been returned by the Commissioners [for assessing said county] as they ought to have been. Warrants not Relating to Money VII. p. 225.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the King's Remembrancer to stay process till the middle of next Hilary term against John Hebdon, late Collector of Customs at Colchester, he alleging that his debt to the King of 559l. 11s. 6d. on account of said collection can be in no danger to be lost since he has pretensions upon the King for a greater sum. Warrants not Relating to Money VII. p, 225.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Sir Edmond Turnor, Kt., of a yearly rent or sum of 275l. 11s. 0d. out of the Excise in like manner as the bankers' annuities are, and to commence from March 25 last : it appearing by an account stated by deputy Auditor Raban and allowed by Treasurer Danby April 12 last that there is due to said Turnor, one of the late Farmers of the Customs, 4,592l. 11s. 8d. for the principal and interest due upon an order registered in the Exchequer ; in satisfaction whereof at his humble suit the King has resolved to grant him such rent. Said rent to be redeemable on payment of said principal sum and any arrears. (Treasurer Danby's subscription dated Aug. 5 of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book VI. pp. 63-4. Docquet Book, p. 222.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export to France, Customs free, of goods as in a schedule [missing], being the goods of Monsieur de Ruvigny, the French Minister. Out Letters (Customs) IV. p. 83.
Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to pay 13l. each to the following 13 King's waiters in London port, being for one quarter's salary, viz., Gerard Andrews, Nic. Park, Jo. Marshall, Far. [Fra.] Rob[er]ts, Hugh Bancock, Jo. Shaw, Andr. Haines, Sam. Ward, Far. [Fra.] Docketts, Tho. Raymond, Sam. Phillips, Lawrence Corbet and Samuell Danvers. Out Letters (General) p. 288.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay to Mr Kingdon from time to time for the Forces, upon orders drawn in his name for that service, the 2,000l. per week which the Customs Cashier is to pay into the Exchequer for the Forces. Ibid.
Same to same to issue (and to the Customs Cashier to bring in with respect to the weekly payments) 211l. for Sir Thomas Williams in further part of his order for 1,750l. whereof 1,200l. is paid : "which [211l.] is designed for satisfaction of Mr. Brent's letter of Attorney for 50l. and Mr. Dering's [same] for 161l." Ibid.
Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet of a discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due to the King from Josiah Child, of Wanstead, co. Essex. (Treasurer Danby's warrant dated July 31 to the Receipt for tallies to so discharge said fee.) Docquet Book, p. 217. Money Book (General) p. 292.