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January 1693, 16-31

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'Entry Book: January 1693, 16-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 13-30. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82091 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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January 1693, 16–31

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Jan. 16. Same to the Customs Cashier to pay John Taylour 37l. 10s. 0d. for 1692, Christmas quarter, for making an account of the receipt and application of the Customs etc. Money Book XI, p. 483.
Henry Guy to Mr. Blathwayt. Who is the Receiver of the casual revenue at Barbados? Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 441.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Abraham Lloyd of Bristol for a grant of the estate of his brother, William Lloyd, who was executed in the Leeward Islands (in Antigua) for murder (for the killing of Tho. Johnson). Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) I, p. 391. Reference Book VI, p. 439.
Jan. 17. Money warrant for 20l. to the University of Oxford for 1½ years to 1692, Christmas, on the Lady Margaret perpetuity for a Divinity Lecture (“Lady Margaret's Professor”) at Oxford. Money Book XI, p. 266.
Same for 30l. to Nicholas Nedham for 1692, Michaelmas quarter, on his annuity or pension. (Money order dated Jan. 18 hereon.) Ibid, p. 484. Order Book III, p. 337.
Same for 60l. to Ann Golding; 20l. thereof to complete 60l. for half a year to 1691, Michaelmas, on her pension and the remaining 40l. as in part of the succeeding half year thereon. Money Book XI, p. 484.
Same for 250l. to Sir William Killegrew for half a year to Christmas last on his pension. Ibid, p. 485.
Jan. 17. Money warrant for 370l. 10s. 0d. to Christ's Hospital for one year to 1692, Christmas, on the annuity for the support of the children of that foundation. Money Book XI, pp. 266, 483.
Same for 83l. 5s. 3d, to John Robinson, gent., who is remaining for their Majesties' service in the Court of Sweden; for a bill of extraordinaries Aug. 12 last to Nov. 12, in the said service. (Money order dated Jan. 18 hereon.) Ibid, pp. 483–4. Order Book III, p. 337.
Appending: said bill, as allowed by Secretary Nottingham: l. s. d.
for passing a privy seal 21 6 0
fees at the Treasury and Exchequer on the receipt of 91l. 4 6 9
postage at Stockholm, 589 copper dollars at 24 per £ 25 12 9
[postage] at Hamburgh, 390 copper dollars 19 2 6
for an entertainment on his Majesty's birthday, 456 copper dollars 19 0 0
for paper etc., 78 copper dollars 3 5 0
£83 5 3
Treasury warrant to Brooke Bridges and Tho. Done, Auditors of Imprests, to allow to John Knight, in his account of the Customs, the 437l. 9s.d. paid by him as follows, for gratuity at the rate of 2 per cent. for forbearance of several sums lent by the following persons to the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Money Book XI, p. 485.
to Daniel Osborne 4 1 9
to Edward Dorrell 4 1 9
to Nath. Gifford 15 19 7
to Samuel Cooke 4 0 11½
to Robert Raworth 8 6 10
to Thomas Coulson 8 14 6
to Sir Bazill Firebrass 17 17
to Sir Leonard Robinson 212 14 0
to Sir Samuell Dashwood 135 3 6
to Sir Robert Clayton 17 15
to Thomas Coulson 8 13 5
£437 9
Same to Philip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, to pay out of the proceeds of sale of tops of Navy trees in New Forest 100l. to Francis Dickens, woodward of New Forest, towards the 184l. 8s. 8d. which he claims on his fee of 6d. per £ on sales of wood and 4d. per tree for marking of the 2,048 trees which under the Treasury warrant of 1690, July 21, he sold to John Fitch for 6,012l., the said fees being in accordance with the Treasury order of 1690, Aug. 1 [see supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, p. 408], but said Fitch having only paid 20l. 5s. 8d. thereof, alleging that he has been hardly dealt with and has suffered great loss and damage by the several interruptions given him, not enjoying the wood sold according to contract, and hath lost 800l. by the said sale; upon whose refusal to pay the said 164l. 3s. 0d. balance of fees, the said Ryley put a stop on the carrying off the said trees, which stop was taken off by Treasury order of 1691, Aug. 26, which order said Ryley loyally obeyed, thus leaving himself without remedy for the balance of his fees. Ibid, pp. 486–7.
Jan. 17. Treasury warrant to said Dickens to retain to himself as woodward of New Forest 64l. 3s. 0d. out of moneys arising by moorfalls and casual wood there, as in settlement of the abovesaid balance of fees due on said Fitch's timber as above. Money Book XI, p. 487.
Money warrant for 100l. to Sir Charles Cotterell for one year to Christmas last on the annuity usually received out of the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber by the Master of the Ceremonies, as in lieu of all allowances by bills and otherwise. (Money order dated Jan. 24 hereon.) Ibid, p. 487. Order Book III, p. 338.
Same for 200l. to same for one year to same date on his annuity as Master of the Ceremonies. Money Book XI, p. 487.
121l. 13s. 4d. to John Dormer for same time as Assistant to the Master of the Ceremonies.
100l. to Richard Le Bass, esq., for same time as Marischal of the Ceremonies.
Same for 150l. to Sir Henry Goodricke for 2¼ years to Christmas last on his fee of 66l. 13s. 4d. per an. as Lieut. General of the Ordnance. Ibid, p. 488.
50l. to Charles Bertie for 1¼ years to Christmas last on his fee as Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
45l. 12s. 6d. to Sir Thomas Littleton, bart., for same time on his fee of 2s. a day as Clerk of the Ordnance.
45l. 12s. 6d. to John Charleton for same time on the like fee as Surveyor General of the Ordnance.
26l. 12s.d. to Tho, Gardner for 1¾ years to Christmas last on his fee of 10d. a day as Keeper of the stores and small arms within the Tower of London.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the particular application and the transfer of loans as follows. Sir Leonard Robinson et al. as below have since Jan. 10 inst. lent in all 27,600l. upon credit of the Exchequer in general, but with intention to be transferred to the 4s. Aid as soon as the Act for same shall be passed. Especial care is hereby to be taken that no part of the moneys so lent or which shall be so lent before the passing of said Act be issued to any persons or uses other than to the Treasurer of the Navy for the use of the Navy or Victualling, or to the Paymaster of the Ordnance for sea service of the Office of Ordnance or to the Paymasters of the Land Forces. Ibid, pp. 488–9.
Orders of repayment for the sums as follow are hereby to be drawn with 6 per cent. interest: and as soon as the Act for the 4s. Aid be passed the principal and interest due upon these orders of repayment are to be transferred [to the intended Register of loans upon the said Aid] “by satisfying the same out of loans which the said Sir Leonard Robinson and other the respective lenders aforesaid shall make upon the same Act: for which loans so to be made the orders are intended to be registered after the sum of 735,391l. 18s.d. transferable unto the [Register of the] said Act from the credit of the late Act for the Quarterly Poll.”
Appending: schedule of said loans: l.
1692–3, Jan. 11, Sir Leonard Robinson 4,000
Jan. 12, ditto 3,400
Jan. 12, Sir Jer. Sambrooke 1,000
Jan. 13, Sir Leonard Robinson 4,400
Jan. 13, Sir Ro. Jefferys 1,000
Jan. 14, Sir Leonard Robinson 2,500
Jan. 14, Sir Jo[h]n Moor 1,000
Jan. 17, Sir Leonard Robinson 8,300
Jan. 17, John Gunstone 500
Jan. 17, Sir Pat[ience] Ward 1,500
£27,600
Jan. 17. Henry Guy to Sir Leonard Robinson [Chamberlain of the City of London]. My Lords desire you to pay 50l. to Thomas Wilson and 50l. to Robert Fowle as a gratuity of 20s. per cent. for the sums of 5,000l. which each of them lent Sept. 3 last upon credit of the borrowing clauses in the Poll Act. Disposition Book XI, p. 74.
Same to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, enclosing a certificate [missing] of money paid at the Exchequer to Sir John Banks, assignee of Edward Russell, for 6 per cent. interest on 5,908l. 8s. 7d. lent on the Exchequer in general. My Lords have agreed to pay a further gratuity of 2 per cent. You are therefore to pay said Banks 35l. 19s. 9d. for said gratuity from 1692, Aug. 5, to Nov. 25. Ibid.
Such sums as you pay in this manner shall be allowed in your quarterly accounts.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of unappropriated moneys, viz.: l. Ibid, p. 75.
to me [Guy] for secret service 50
to Mris. Golding 60
to Mris. Jane Berkley as royal bounty 200
to Mris. Jane Davis as same 100
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay as follows the 6,269l. 16s. 3d. lately directed to him out of loans on East India goods duties, viz. 1,488l. 16s. 3d. to Richard Cordwent and George Richmond for arrears for clothing the Regiments late under Col. Hales and now under Col. Goodwynn; 2,390l. 10s. 0d. to same for new [account of] clothing for said Goodwyn's Regiment; 2,390l. 10s. 0d. to same for same for Col. Foulke's Regiment. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners. Let my Lords have an account with all speed of the loan they desired of you. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 441.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit Capt. La Cave, lately arrived at Gravesend from Holland, to bring to Whitehall a chest of things belonging to the Queen which is arrived in his sloop. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Duncombe [Excise Cashier], enclosing the Auditor of the Receipt's report concerning telling of money to the Navy etc. [see supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, pp. 1956–7]. (The like letter to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier].) Ibid.
Same to Mr. Nott [of the Great Wardrobe] to furnish their Majesties' watermen with liveries. My Lords will take care speedily to provide you money for them. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay 1,174l. to Col. Edward Mathews upon account of the offreckoning for clothing the Royal Regiment of Dragoons under his command. Ibid, p. 442.
Jan. 17. Henry Guy to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay 10,000l. to Wickman Hansen, esq., Commissary to the Danish Forces, upon account of arrears of pay due to them before April 1 last. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 443.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Osborne as boatman in Hull port loco William Jackson, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 28.
John Hazard as waterman in London port.
Same to the Auditor of Crown Revenues for co. Cumberland to make contracts for leases with the tenants as follows of Visct. Preston's forfeited estates and to put them into possession: they having had leases which expired 1690–1, Feb. 2, and have since been turned out of their farms by his agents on account of their ready submission to the Crown's title, viz.: Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, pp. 123–5.
Richard Story; for the lands of Howend, Chappell Town etc.
Richard Grimston; for the Feild, Mill Hill, Mill Town, the Kiln, Water Corn Mill, Feild Mill at the Mill Town etc. as formerly leased to Stephen Grimston his father.
Andrew Wilson; for the mote in Kirk Andrews upon the Esk, Hector's Houstead etc. as formerly leased to John Wilson his father and John Carrudders.
John and Jane Urwin; for the Hallees in the parish of Arthuret etc. as formerly leased to George Urwin, father of said John.
John Swalwell; for lands at Longtown and Halbourne etc. as formerly leased to his father Richard Swalwell,—Ward,—Latimer,—Browne,—Davison,—Gibson, Francis Wilson,—Graham: the ground called the Hallbourne, being in the possession of James Rogerson and Tho. Coltherd.
Tho. Bone; for lands at Browside: as formerly leased to Robert Wilkin, testator of Jane Bone (wife of said Thomas Bone), Gregory Cory, William George Rickerby, John Bell, Thomas Browne, William Waugh and Arthur Forster.
Richard Scott; for the water corn mill called Carween la Mill in Kirk Andrews: as formerly leased to the said Richard Scott and James Graham; also the fishing called la “upper fishing” in the Esk.
John Graham, son of Reynold Graham; for lands at Baxton Gills.
John Stockbridge (son of Geo. Stockbridge) and John Wright of the Peth in trust for said John Stockbridge, who is under age: for lands called Rose Trees.
David Latimer; for Netherby and Askshaw Hill as formerly leased to John Latimer, his father.
Mary Johnston; for part of the Peth.
John Armstrong and David Blaire; for the Dykeside.
John Bell; for the Kill Croft and Yard Fald.
Arthur Foster; for the Clewhead etc. as formerly leased to Francis Foster, his father.
John Pott; for Malchsknow and other lands.
Thomas Graham; for that part of the Meadhopp now in the tenure of John Anderson.
Thomas Jackson; for the Bayly Town.
James Black; for grounds called the Slealands etc. as formerly leased to said James Black, Richard Coltherd, William Graham and George Coltherd.
Jan. 17. Treasury warrant to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney to discharge Daniel Serle of Guildford and Thomas Smallpeece and Samuell Barton, his sureties, of the debt of 85l. 9s. 6d. in which he stands indebted to the Crown on his account from Lady day, 1689, as collector of Hearth-money: he having never been a collector before and they being all in a mean condition and unable to pay; as is certified by several of the inhabitants of Guildford. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 125.
Treasury order for the execution of a warrant, dated Jan. 15 inst., from the Earl of Dorset, Lord Chamberlain, to Sir Francis Lawley, Master and Treasurer of the Jewel House, for the making of two large silver “cestorns,” to be curiously enchased and embossed according to the drafts their Majesties have given. Ibid.
Jan. 18. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to constitute and appoint Phillip Darcy, Sir Roger Langley, Sir Edward Ayscough, Sir Mich. Cole, Sir Jona. Jennings, John Parkhurst, Robert Murray and George St. Loo to be Principal Commissioners for Prizes: with salaries of 500l. per an. each: to be payable quarterly from 1692, Christmas, during pleasure: all loco the great seal, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, p. 1371, which appointed the first seven named to the said office. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 16.
Same to same to supersede process against John Lavie, who in 1689 became bound at the Custom House for some wines belonging to Giles Biggs of London, merchant, who failed indebted in 1,303l. 3s. 11½d. in bonds to the Crown, whereon 664l. 19s. 6d. has been seized as representing the value of a ship and other goods and debts and petitioner continues a prisoner in the King's Bench on an extent for part of the balance; he having a family to maintain and already [advanced] in years and being fled into this country for shelter for his religion as a French refugee, leaving the small estate he had in France, and is now in a poor and low condition. Ibid. XVI, p. 369.
Same to same for a privy seal to grant to the Warden of the Mint, his deputies or agents, full power to seize all clippings, clipped and false moneys, tools and materials belonging to clippers, counterfeiters and debasers of the coin, of or from any sheriffs or other officers having the same in their custody: and further to empower him thereout to satisfy such rewards as the Treasury Lords shall think fit to persons instrumental in discovering or prosecuting such offenders. Ibid, pp. 370–2.
And further to empower the Treasury Lords to order the delivery of any other estate of such convicted clippers etc. to the said Warden of the Mint or such other as they think fit and also to cause sale of same to satisfy any such persons etc. as aforesaid; and also, in case of real estate, to grant leases etc. thereof. (The privy seal hereon is dated Feb. 16.)
Jan. 18. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or pension of 500l. to George Cholmondley as a Groom of the Bedchamber to the King: to be paid quarterly as from 1691, Christmas, during his continuance in said employ, unless the King declare sooner his pleasure to determine same. Hereon 500l. to be forthwith paid for the year ended 1692, Christmas. (The privy seal hereon is dated Jan. 26.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 432.
Royal sign manual for 10,000l. to Henry Guy, for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated Jan. 24 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 27 hereon.) Ibid, p. 436. Money Book XII, p. 5. Order Book III, p. 340.
Same for 200l. to Jane Berkeley and 100l. to Jane Davis as royal bounty. (Money warrants dated Jan. 24 hereon.) (Money orders dated Jan. 30 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 436. Money Book XII, p. 5. Order Book III, p. 344.
Same for 75l. to Bernard Granvile for last Christmas quarter's rent of Mote Park. King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 437. Money Book XII, p. 5. Order Book III, pp. 340, 344.
50l. to Louis de Veile as royal bounty.
155l. to Sir Jo[h]n Trevor for 31 days to Dec. 31 last on his allowance as Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money warrants dated Jan. 24 hereon.) (Money orders dated respectively Jan. 30, 30 and 27 hereon.)
Jan. 19. Money warrant for 107l. 4s. 2d. to Robert Russell, esq., Clerk of the Pipe; 47l. 4s. 2d. thereof for one year to 1692, Christmas, on his patent fee and 60l. for same on the usual allowance for drawing down and charging etc. the convictions of Recusants. (Money order dated Jan. 24 for 60l. hereof.) Money Book XII, p. 1. Order Book III, p. 337.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: Disposition Book XI, p. 76.
l. s. d.
Out of 4,673l. 6s.d. of the complements of the Excise; 25,132l. 5s. 11½d. of loans that are or shall be made on the Exchequer in general: making 29,805l. 12s. 8d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for a week's subsistence as well to the Forces here as in Flanders, including the Train of Artillery and the several additions lately made 22,525 17 7
to ditto for the gunners in the several garrisons in further part of their arrear 107 18 4
to ditto for Sir Joseph Herne towards answering the value of his bills given for the Hanover Troops 1,208 6 8
to ditto for fire and candle for the Dutch and English Foot Guards 108 5 1
to ditto to be advanced to Machado and Pereira on account of forage at Lièege 2,850 0 0
to Mr. Fox for a week's subsistence to the Regiments of Hamilton, La Melonier, Du Cambon and Belcastle 822 11 4
to ditto for Major Gen. Trelawney for his own pay as Col. and Capt. of a Regiment of Foot and for his servants, 573l. 6s. 8d., and for 17 weeks' subsistence which he paid for his Regiment, 1,121l. 17s. 0d. 1,695 3 8
to ditto for the Lord Galway for his allowance of 20s. per diem for the year 1691 365 0 0
£29,805 12 8
Jan. 19. Henry Guy to Mr. Lilly to pay [out of Post Office revenue] what is due on Mr. Dockwra's pension of 500l. per an. as formerly, notwithstanding the restriction of May 19 last, supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, pp. 1640–1. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 442.
Jan. 20. Same to Mr. Richards. As the salaries of the Yeomen of the Guard are but small and many of them poor men, my Lords direct you to pay them the 1692, Lady day quarter, amounting to 750l., in ready money; towards which my Lords will order you 500l. The officers [of said Guard] are to be paid by tallies as the rest of the [King's] servants are. Disposition Book XI, p. 77.
Same to Mr. Duncomb [Excise Cashier] to forthwith pay into the Exchequer 2,405l. 4s. 0d. of the Hereditary Excise and Temporary Excise. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue said sum as follows, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid.
to the Keeper of the Privy Purse 1,000 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service 700 0 0
to the Master of the Horse for the Stables 400 0 0
to the Paymaster of the Works towards building the “Court Justice” 200 0 0
to the Cofferer 55 4 0
to Mris. Bunce 50 0 0
£2,405 4 0
Same to same to issue to the Treasurer of the Navy 4,000l. for the Victualling: out of the complements of the Excise or general loans; “over and above what was directed to be applied towards this week's disposition” (cancelled; see infra, p. 28). Ibid.
Same to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier], enclosing a certificate of 6 per cent. interest money paid at the Receipt on loans as below on credit of the Exchequer in general. You are to pay a further gratuity of 2 per cent. thereon. It shall be allowed in your accounts [of the Customs], viz.: Ibid, p. 78.
39l. 15s.d. to Godfrey Webster on 4,500l. lent 1692, July 21.
17l. 15s.d. to George Sayer on 2,000l. lent 1692, July 14.
Jan. 20. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt. The Excise Commissioners will lend 10,000l. on credit of the Hereditary Excise and Temporary Excise. It is to be reserved for my Lords' disposal. Disposition Book XI, p. 78.
Same to same to issue 1,000l. to John Richards on any unsatisfied orders in his name for services payable in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Richards on credit of the three fourths of the Customs: 600l. thereof to be by him paid to Mr. Rottermondt and 400l. to Mr. Chase. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to deliver to the Muster Master General the muster rolls as in your report on Col. Richard Brewer's petition. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 442.
Same to Lord Cutts. On reading a memorial touching clearing the arrears due to your Regiment, my Lords ordered an account thereof from 1691–2, Jan. 1, to 1692, April 1, to be made out and signed by Mr. Vander Esch. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Vander Esch, enclosing a memorial touching transports etc. for two Regiments of Horse. Ibid, p. 443.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 957l. to Col. James Stanley on account of money due to the officers of his Regiment when under Col. Hodges for raising 319 recruits in the year 1689–90 at the rate of 3l. a man. Ibid.
Same to same for a same to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay Mris. Mary Cambridge in full of the pay due to Thomas Cambridge, her deceased husband, as Lieut. in Sir Henry Belasyse's Regiment of Foot. Ibid.
Thomas Morgan's petition, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, p. 1417, referred afresh to Mr. Tailer. Reference Book VI, p. 360.
Jan. 21. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the transfer to the Register of loans on the 4s. Aid (as by the Act 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 1) the loans not exceeding 735,391l. 18s.d. which have been made in pursuance of the borrowing clauses in the Act for the Quarterly Poll [3 Wm. and Mary, c. 6, ut supra, p. 1816]. And further to authorise the taking in of further loans on the said Aid, to register after the said prior sum of 735,391l. 18s.d. Tallies of loan to be struck and orders of repayment to be drawn etc. and 7 per cent. per an. interest to be paid quarterly etc. as by said Act. (Treasury warrant to the Receipt accordingly, dated Jan. 26 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Jan. 25.) King's Warrant Book XVI, pp. 433–4. Money Book XII, p. 3.
Same to same for a same for 60,000l. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance: as imprest for the expenses of the Office of Ordnance in respect of naval affairs: as the Ordnance share of 700,000l. under the terms of the abovesaid Act for the 4s. Aid. (Money warrant dated Jan. 26 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Jan. 25.) (Money order dated Jan. 27 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, pp. 434–5. Money Book XII, p. 4. Order Book III, p. 339.
Jan. 21. The like for 640,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy as imprest for the Navy and Victualling: as the Navy share of said 700,000l. under the terms of said Aid. (Money warrant dated Jan. 26 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 26 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 435. Money Book XII, p. 4. Order Book III, p. 338.
Jan. 23. Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes. Mr. Molyneux, the Receiver for co. Lancs, is indebted 10,000l. upon his account. Give my Lords an account of this matter and of Molyneux's security. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 443.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay the Earl of Bellomont for the late Lord Mountjoy in lieu and recompence of his salary as late Master of the Ordnance in Ireland. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition of Col. Richard Cunningham and the rest of the officers of his late Regiment now commanded by Col. Buchan, praying payment of 5,000l. arrear due for the year 1690. Ibid, p. 444.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Daniell Price, Receiver for co. Brecon, praying that 146l. 13s. 3d. overpaid by him “on one Act” [the 2s. Aid and the Additional 12d. Aid] may be transferred to his account of the second Poll: and further praying an allowance for his extraordinary expenses in his receipt. Reference Book VI, p. 439.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Hawkins for a collector's place in the Excise. Ibid.
Jan. 24. Treasury allowance of Mr. Knight's bill of incidents for the year ended 1692, Sept. 29, as Customs Cashier: total, 1,084l. 19s. 6d. Money Book XII, p. 1.
Prefixing: (a) Knight's affidavit as to same: (b) report thereon by Brooke Bridges and T. Done, Auditors of Imprests.
Same of the sum of 40l. for the expense of passing Edward Seymour's account 1691, Sept. 29, to 1692, Sept. 29, as Clerk and Keeper of the Hanaper in Chancery. Ibid, p. 2.
Prefixing: certificate by Deputy Auditor D. Pidgeon.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the First Fruits for 500l. to the Earl of Oxford for last Christmas quarter on his pension. Ibid.
Money warrant for 100l. to Bartholomew Fillingham, Thomas Hall, Edmund Woodruffe and Phillip Ryley for half a year to Christmas last on their allowance of 200l. per an. each as Agents for bringing in Taxes. (Money order dated Jan. 27 hereon.) Ibid, p. 5. Order Book III, p. 343.
Same for 107l. 7s. 4d. to William Burton, clerk to the Agents for Taxes: 30l. thereof for same half year's salary; 10l. for a messenger for same time; 67l. 7s. 4d. for one year's incident charges for said Agents' Office to Jan. 1 inst. (Money order dated Jan. 27 hereon.) (Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay the above 400l. and 107l. 7s. 4d. out of arrears of taxes.) Money Book XII, p. 5. Order Book III, p. 343. Disposition Book XI, p. 81.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies of pro on the Excise for 20,000l. to Thomas Browne in repayment of the like sum lent by him into the Exchequer the 21st inst. Money Book XI, p. 6.
Jan. 24. Money order for 826l. 0s.d. to John Packer, Usher of the Receipt, for necessaries delivered in 1692, Easter and Trinity terms, for the officers of the Receipt. (Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of the small branches of the revenue.) Order Book III, p. 338. Disposition Book XI, p. 83.
Henry Guy to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay Edward Russell, esq., Treasurer of the Navy, a gratuity of 2 per cent. as additional to the 279l. 13s. 10¼d. already paid him at the Receipt for 6 per cent. interest on 22,635l. lent by him on the three fourths of the Customs. Disposition Book XI, p. 79.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 573l. 6s. 8d. and 1,121l. 17s. 0d. to Major General Trelawney, ut supra, p. 20: his payment of the subsistence to his Regiment being vouched by several bills drawn on Mr. Wallis, his agent. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 443.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on Friday next on the enclosed extract [missing] of the Victualling Commissioners' memorial to my Lords. Give my Lords at the same time an account what money is absolutely necessary to be furnished before the whole Fleet is ready to sail. Ibid, p. 444.
Same to the King's printers. Send my Lords 1,500 copies of the Act for the 4s. Aid forthwith and the remaining quantity designed as soon as same be printed. Ibid.
[?] The Treasury Lords to Cha. Goring, J. Munke and Edward Manning, Commissioners for co. Sussex for the Quarterly Poll. Contrary to the opinion and consent of the majority of your Commissioners, you have signed to the assessing of Sir Hen. Gormg and several others singly, who have been assessed doubly in the three former taxes and ought to be taxed according to the Act for the Poll in respect of their not taking the oaths. This being a matter which very much concerns their Majesties' service, you are to send us your reply hereto forthwith. Ibid.
Jan. 24. Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes to send the above letter to the Receiver for co. Sussex. Ibid, p. 445.
Treasury reference to Mr. Tailer of the petition of Richard, Visct. Colchester, for a lease for 99 years of a parcel of land called Wall Wood adjoining Epping Forest, but which is no part of said forest nor subject to the laws thereof, and was heretofore leased by Charles II at 25l. per an., but at present yields no profit to the King. Reference Book VI, p. 439.
Same to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearth-money of the petition of Georg Blacborne, praying that the 270l. due from him as a Receiver of Hearth-money may be discharged, in consideration of his service and expenses on his Majesty's arrival in England. Ibid.
Jan. 25. Royal warrant to John Richards to continue and pay the 40 Messengers of the Chamber after the rate of 45l. per an. each from 1692, Lady day: and to divide equally among the 14 Grooms of the Great Chamber the 400l. per an. as follows: all by reason that in the present Establishment for the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office 40 messengers of the Chamber are appointed at 49l. 17s. 6d. per an. each, with a direction that as any of them die or remove their places be sunk until the number be reduced to 30 and their salaries to 1,496l. 4s. 0d. per an.; and it is further therein appointed that there be 10 Grooms of the Chamber at 40l. per an. each; but Charles, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Lord Chamberlain, has represented to the King that 30 messengers will be too few to do the service and hath proposed that the 40 messengers be continued at 45l. per an. salary; and that there were 14 sworn Grooms of the Chamber before the said Establishment was made, and he therefore proposed that the total 400l. allowance may be divided amongst the said 14: which the King has approved of. King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 373.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or yearly sum of 1,000l. to Algernon, Earl of Essex, as one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber to the King: to be payable quarterly, during pleasure, as from 1691, Sept. 29: and 1¼ years' arrears thereon to be paid forthwith. Ibid, pp. 373–4.
Royal sign manual for 50l. to Mris. Williamina Bunce as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Jan. 27 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 14 hereon.) Ibid, p. 437. Money Book XII, p. 5. Order Book III, p. 345.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or yearly pension of 120l. to Charles Dormer, late one of the Pages of Honour to the King. (The privy seal hereon is dated 1692–3, Feb. 16.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 438.
Privy seal for 500l. per an. to Geo. Cholmondley, ut supra, p. 19. Ibid, p. 432.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for the erection of a College in Virigina for Theology, Philosophy, the languages and other good arts and sciences: to meet the wishes of the General Assembly there that the Church in that country may be furnished with a seminary of ministers and the youth educated in good learning and manners and that the Christian faith may be propagated among the Western Indians. Ibid. XVII, pp. 1–15.
The present grant is to be to Francis Nicholson, William Colle, Ralph Wormely, William Bird, John Leare, esqs., James Blaire, John Farniford, Stephen Fance and Samuel Gray, clerks, Thomas Milner, Christopher Robinson, Charles Scharborough, John Smyth, Benjamin Harrison, Miles Cary, Henry Hartwell, William Randolph and Mathew Page, gent., to found and erect a perpetual college, consisting of one president, six masters and 100 scholars more or less, graduate and non-graduate according to orders and statutes to be made by said Nicholson et al.: same to be built in a certain place on the south side of York River upon the land late of Col. — Townesend, deceased, now in the possession of John Smith, near the part appointed by the General Assembly for York County, or at any other place in Virginia which shall be thought fit: with power to hold lands etc. to the value of 2,000l. a year: James Blaire to be the first President: the College to be called “the College of William and Mary in Virginia”: as soon as the same shall be founded and erected the said Nicholson et al. are empowered to assign to the President and Masters lands etc. to value of 2,000l. per an.: the said Nicholson et al. to be Visitors and Governors of the College, with power to make rules, statutes etc. for the governance thereof; provided same be not contrary to the prerogative royal, the laws of England or Virginia or the canons and constitutions of the Church of England: the said Visitors or Governors to have one person out of their number to be Rector for a year: James Blaire to be Rector for the first year; also to have a Chancellor, and Henry, Bishop of London, to be the first Chancellor for seven years and his successor to be nominated by the Governors.
Further, the Crown hereby assigns to the said Governors the sum of 1,985l. 14s. 10d. of quit rent moneys now in the hands of William Bird, Auditor [of Virginia], and further grants to them for ever the revenue of 1d. per lb. of tobacco laded within the Colonies of Virginia and Maryland, provided that the Customs Commissioners in England do nominate and appoint the collectors, receivers and comptrollers thereof as hitherto and that the said officers be first paid out of the said revenue.
And further to grant to said Governors the office of Surveyor General of the Colony of Virginia, with power to nominate thereto, with the approval of the Governor in Chief and Council of State of Virginia.
And further to grant to them 10,000 acres of ground not yet legally taken up on the south side of the Blackwater Swamp and 10,000 acres in Pomunkey Neck between the forks of York River, to be held for ever by fealty and in free and common socage, for which they are to render for ever to the King and his successors yearly two copies of Latin verses at the house of the Governor or Deputy Governor of the Colony as in discharge of all manner of quitrents, services etc.
And further to grant to the President and Masters or Professors power to elect one member to the House of Burgesses of the General Assembly of Virginia.
Jan. 25. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Isabella, Duchess of Grafton, of lands at Havering, three fourths of the enclosed lands called Havering Park, ut supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, pp. 1954–5, with the messuage called the Great Lodge etc.: with power to the Trustees of the Queen Dowager (viz. Laurence, Earl of Rochester, Lewis, Earl of Feversham, Thomas, Visct. Fauconberg, Richard Grahme, Sir Richard Belings, Henry Frederick Thynn, Sir James Boteler and John Hall) to assign to said Duchess on the Queen Dowager's decease. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 17–29.
Appending: (a) particular of said lands in the parishes of Hornchurch, Lambourne and Stapleford, co. Essex, abutting on closes, detailed, part of said park, which with the mansion house thereto is assigned to Montague, Earl of Lindsey, for all his interest as keeper of said park; and abutting towards the south on lands of the late Lady Sydenham commonly called Leeward, and towards the west on Waltham Forest, and towards the north on Lambourne Wood upon the Common of Stapleford Abbotts, and containing in all 1,014 acres. (b) Ratal thereof, by William Tailer. I have valued this lease at 3,700l.
Jan. 25. Treasury reference to Charles Fox of the petition of George Pingle, a surgeon's mate belonging to the Hospital in Ireland, praying payment of 44l. 1s. 2d. remaining due to him for his pay as by an account stated by the Commissioners for Accounts, Ireland. Reference Book VI, p. 440.
Jan. 26. Money warrant for 500,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh, Paymaster General of the Forces: as imprest for the Land Forces and Armies and other charges incident to the war against France. (The privy seal dated Jan. 25 for this sum is not entered in the King's Warrant Book.) (Money order dated Jan. 27 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 4. Order Book III, p. 339.
Same for 50,000l. to Cha. Fox and Thomas, Lord Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces lately employed in Ireland: as imprest, ut supra. (Privy seal, ut supra.) (Money order, ut supra.) Money Book XII, p. 4. Order Book III, p. 339.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Receipt, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, pp. 79–80.
Out of 25,360l. 5s.d. of loans on the 4s. Aid; 3,535l. 1s.d. of the complements of the Excise and the Double Excise: making 28,895l. 6s. 10¼d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for a week's subsistence to all the Forces here and in Flanders, including the Train of Artillery and the several additions lately made 22,525 17 7
to ditto for the gunners in the several garrisons in further part of their arrear 107 18 4
to ditto for Sir Jos. Herne towards answering the value of his bills given for the Hanover Troops 1,208 6 8
to ditto to clear the Duke of Schonburg as Lieut. Gen., his two Brigadier and other officers under him to 1692, June 30 852 19 11
to ditto for French pensioners, a quarter to same date 387 11 0
to ditto for Col. Ashton and Col. Binns upon their allowances of 1s. 3d. a day each 200 0 0
to ditto for Lieut. Col. Geo. Churchill for six months of his allowance of 1s. 3d. a day to 1692, June 30 209 6 0
to ditto for Col. Crawford to clear his pay as Lieut. Gov. of Sheerness to 1690, Dec. 1 196 0
to ditto for a quarter's pension to Col. Arnholt Cooper 18 5 0
to ditto for the families of Lord Galway's Regiment 100 0 0
to ditto for additional subsistence to the Earl of Oxford's Regiment to Dec. 31 last 673 0 8
to ditto for Thomas Morni, sutler, in full for fire and candle for the Guards at Kensington to 1692, May 1 201 9 11
to ditto for a fife and drummers 92 0 0
to Mr. Fox for a week's subsistence for the Regiments of Hamilton, La Melonier, Du Cambon and Belcastle 822 11 4
to ditto for levy money for two Regiments to be raised in Scotland at 650l. each 1,300 0 0
Out of Tenths.
to me [Guy] for secret service 200 0 0
£29,095 6 10¼
Jan. 26. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of George Doddington et al. concerning their contract for clothing the First Regiment of Guards. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 445.
Same to Mr. Robinson to report on the enclosed paper [missing] of Robert FitzGerald concerning his pay as Comptroller of the Musters and Cheques in Ireland. Ibid.
Jan. 27. Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay Richard Evans the salary of 10l. per an. as searcher of Milford Haven port. Money Book XII, p. 6.
Money warrant for 500l. to Aaron Smith, Treasury Solicitor: as imprest for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Jan. 30 hereon.) (Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of moneys of the 3s. Aid [2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid]. Ibid, p. 6. Order Book III, p. 343. Disposition Book XI, p. 81.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners etc. to allow to Mary Jones, widow, 200l. on her husband's account as follows, her father-in-law, Robert Jones, being customer and collector of Lyme port when the late Duke of Monmouth landed there, who took 200l. of the King's money from said Robert by violence, and her husband, John Jones, coming afterwards to be collector of Lyme and dying in that employ, he stands charged with 331l. 11s.d. to the King, of which the said 200l. is part, and she being left in a mean and poor condition and unable to satisfy the debt. Money Book XII, p. 7.
Money warrant for 5l. to John Hurst for last Christmas quarter for carrying letters. (Money order dated Feb. 13 hereon.) Ibid, p. 12. Order Book III, p. 347.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to Mr. Richards 26l. 13s. 11½d. (remaining in the Exchequer of the imposition on tobacco and sugar) for Charles II's servants: to be applied to such arrears of said servants in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber. Disposition Book XI, p. 80.
Jan. 27. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 40,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy out of loans on the Exchequer in general: to be applied to wages of ships designed for the Mediterranean. Disposition Book XI, p. 80.
Same to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, enclosing a certificate of 6 per cent. interest moneys paid at the Receipt on 6,000l. lent by William Baber. You are to pay him 53l. 0s. 3d. for 2 per cent. gratuity thereon from 1692, June 22, to Dec. 1. Ibid.
Same to same to similarly pay 182l. 15s. 1d. for like gratuity to John Rawkins [for Mr. Schulenburg] on the sum of 16,375l. 1s. lent by the Earl of Ranelagh and Charles Bertie on credit of the three fourths of the Customs, which sum they assigned to Mr. Schulenburg. Ibid, p. 82.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 14,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy out of loans on the 4s. Aid: same to be applied as follows, viz.: l. Ibid, p 81.
to the Victualling Commissioners to repay the like sum advanced to them by Sir Stephen Evance to carry on the service of the Victualling 10,000
to same in lieu of the like sum directed to be paid the 20th inst., supra, p. 20, out of the complements of the Excise or loans on the Exchequer in general 4,000
Same to the Navy Commissioners. My Lords do not expect you to attend this afternoon, but you are to prepare yourselves to speak with them on the memorial from the Victualling Commissioners and the other parts of your letter of the 26th inst. I cannot at once send the estimate you want, as Mr. Squibb is out of the way. You shall have it to-day. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 445.
Same to same, enclosing an estimate [missing] of the charge of the Victualling in 1693 above what it cost in 1690 and 1691. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox. Send my Lords your report on Daniel Sherrard's petition. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ David Hayne as tidesman at Bristol loco Francis Munday, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 28.
Treasury order to same to observe (a) infra. Ibid.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the King in Council, dated Whitehall, Jan. 26 inst., granting leave to the Mary, of London, James Cole commander, 16 men, to proceed on her voyage to Barbados with the Virginia convoy, the commander having had his men on board in pay for four months.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Richard Herbert for a land waiter's place. Reference Book VI, p. 440.
Same to the Commissioners of Excise and Arrears of Hearthmoney of the petition of Andrew Neagle, late a collector of Hearthmoney, praying that his arrears may be discharged, he being poor and having always made punctual payment. Ibid.
Jan. 27. Treasury letters patent appointing William Bayley to be messenger to the Commissioners of Appeals in Excise loco Anthony Segar, gent. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 125.
Jan. 28. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 10,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy out of loans on the 4s. Aid: to be applied to the Victualling. Disposition Book XI, p. 81.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 7,500l. to the Prince and Princess of Denmark for last Christmas quarter “in such proportions as that this sum, together with what is directed to be paid them per Act of Parliament, do not exceed 1,000l. per week.” Ibid, p. 82.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Send my Lords your answer to the enclosed extract [missing] of a presentment from the Victualling Commissioners concerning your officers requiring fees which have not been used to be taken when provisions on the King's account have been sent from one port to another for the use of the Fleet. (“The like letter” to Mr. Blathwayt concerning the [revenue] officers in the West Indies demanding 4½ per cent. [duty] for the rum and sugar delivered on board their Majesties' ships.) Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 445.
Same to same to hear the persons who shall come to you upon the paper concerning the Muscovado sugars. Ibid, p. 446.
Same to same for an account or as near an estimate as may be of what has been produced for a year or two past by the duties which are now by Parliament proposed to be increased. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Transports Commissioners of the petition of Peter Langram et al. for their freight for ships hired in Ireland by the Commissioners of Ordnance there. Reference Book VI, p. 440.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant, Ireland. We have agreed with Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance to furnish in Ireland 3,050l.: to wit 650l. for the levy money of a Regiment of Foot of 13 Companies with 50 men to a Company at 20s. per man: and 2,400l. for [the like for] a Regiment of Dragoons of eight Troops and 60 men in each Troop at 5l. a man, his horse and accoutrements. Their agent is to pay same to such person as you shall appoint. It is lent “upon the same security and interest as they have lately lent the 30,000l. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 248.
Jan. 30. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 300l. to me [Guy] for secret service: out of any unappropriated, unreserved moneys. Disposition Book XI, p. 82.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay as follows the 679l. 7s. 10d. lately directed to be issued to you out of loans on East India goods duties, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 83.
to Henry Lewis for the old [account of] clothing for the Regiment late under Col. Hales now under Col. Goodwin 134 7 10
to same on the new [or present Colonel's account of] clothing 181 5 0
to John Bickerstaff and Thomas Oliver [on account of same] 148 15 0
to William Hudson, haberdasher [on account of same] 215 0 0
Jan. 30. Henry Guy to Sir Christopher Wren, enclosing a memorial [missing] from Sir Robert Howard [Auditor of the Receipt] touching part of the Star Chamber being fitted up to be added to his office. You are to view and estimate same. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 446.
Same to Mr. Foley to meet Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, about making a state of the continued impositions on wines, vinegar and tobacco. Ibid.
Same to Major Ingram and Mr. Rawkins to sell the cloth which was embezzled by Mr. Barradell et al., tailors who were concerned in clothing the Marine Regiments in 1690: and to pay the proceeds into the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 447.
Treasury reference to William Tailer of the petition of William Lownds for a further term in a house in St. James's bailiwick which he holds from the executors of Sir William Pultney, the three parcels desired being as follows, viz.: (1) a piece of ground let to Roger Looker at 8l. 5s. 0d. per an.; (2) a ditto let to Richard Tyler at 12l. per an. with the houses thereon; (3) a messuage with 20 acres of ground in the parishes of Chelsea and St. Martins in the Fields let to Henry Swindel at 30l.: of which pieces petitioner is as to the first only trustee for Lewis Maidwell, but the rest are his own and may be capable of improvement 25 years hence. As the Bishop of Lincoln has a grant of the fee of some part and 99 years in other part of the premises, petitioner prays a term of 99 years in the rest. Reference Book VI, p. 440.
Jan. 31. Henry Guy to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay 2 per cent. gratuity as follows on loans on the Exchequer in general, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 84.
to Edward Russell on 1,500l. from 1692, June 14, to 1692–3, Jan. 21 18 2
to ditto between same dates 6 0
[The form of the certficate herein is confused. It probably means that the 18l. 2s.d. is 6 per cent. interest and has been paid at the Exchequer and the 6l. 0s.d. is 2 per cent. gratuity and is to be paid by the Customs Cashier.]
Treasury reference to William Tailer of William West's petition for a new lease of ground called Ward Mead, near Windsor. Reference Book VI, p. 442.