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April 1693, 21-30

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'Entry Book: April 1693, 21-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 164-179. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82103 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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April 1693, 21–30

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
April 21. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 152.
to Mr. Brien, housekeeper at Kensington 300 0 0
to the Earl of Devonshire, Chief Justice in Eyre 100 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service, 20l., 30l., 24l. 74 0 0
to Mr. Richards [of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office] for [1692] Christmas quarter, to the Gardens 546 15 2
to ditto for the Maundy, charity [alms] etc. 405 0 0
to the Cofferer of the Household 500 0 0
to the Master of the Horse for the Stables 300 0 0
to Mris. Fitzharrey [see infra, p. 167] 24 10 0
to Mr. Madoxe for the under clerks of the Council [see infra, p. 167] 200 0 0
£2,450 5 2
April 21. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to the Master of the Horse, by way of advance, the 900l. directed for him out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. Disposition Book XI, p. 152.
My Lords desire that Lords Willoughby, Morley, Eure, Culpeper and Hunsdon and Mris. Fitzharrey [supra, pp. 163, 165] have the benefit of the order [of 1691, July 8, supra, Calendar of Treasury Books, Vol. IX, pp. 1221–2] concerning Exchequer fees.
Same to same to issue 45,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy out of 20,000l. loans on the 4s. Aid, 15,000l. of Additional Impositions and 10,000l. of contributions [on survivorships]: to be applied to seamen's wages. (Treasury warrant to the Navy Commissioners, dated April 22, to apply the 20,000l. hereof out of loans on the 4s. Aid as follows, viz.: 12,079l. 6s. 6d. for wages to complete 222,192l. 6s. 6d., being the proportion for that head; 5,000l. for wear and tear; 2,920l. 13s. 6d. for the Victualling: as in part of the 700,000l. appropriated to the Navy and Ordnance by the Act for the 4s. Aid.) Ibid, p. 152. Money Book XII, p. 65.
Same to same to issue 100l. to Aaron Smith out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise: to be on account for prosecuting [Crown] law suits. Disposition Book XI, p. 152.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to seal the Duke of St. Albans' goods at his lodgings at Mr. East's house in Axe Yard, Westminster, in order to their being sent for Flanders. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 51.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Francis Hamon, Lieut. Governor of Landguard Fort, for an allowance for his past services in the said fort and for an allowance for the future. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Lieut. Colonels of the First and Second Regiments of Guards, praying payment of 203l. 6s. 8d. due to the First and 70l. to the Second said Regiments for recruits sent by these Battalions here to those in Flanders “for which his Majesty hath granted a warrant”; the same being stopped out of the Lieutenant Colonels' personal pay. Ibid.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe an Order of the Queen in Council, dated the 20th inst., for leave to the ship Providence of London to go to Newfoundland, on the petition of Nath. Herne and Fran. Gosfreight of London, merchants. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 37.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Fossett, shewing that it has been usual to have one collector and one landwaiter at the Excise upon the quays, but for want of business the latter has been discontinued; but there is now a prospect of importing commodities again there: therefore praying for said place, he being recommended by Visct. Newport and the Earl of Leicester. Reference Book VI, p. 466.
April 21. Treasury reference to the Postmaster General of the petition of Hyppolito De Luzancy, shewing that he performs the duty of a chaplain to the boats at Harwich and praying some consideration out of the Post Office for his encouragement. Reference Book VI, p. 466.
April 22. Royal letters patent constituting Sir Scroop How, kt., to be Comptroller of Excise, ut supra, p. 152. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 167–8.
April 24. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Attorney General to enter satisfaction on record of the fine of 200 marks imposed on Alexander Lumsden at the Justice Hall in the Old Bayly at a General Sessions of the Peace, when he was convicted of a high misdemeanour: he having lain in prison six months and being no ways able to pay the same. Ibid, p. 153.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 2,000l. to Sir John Trenchard, a Secretary of State, for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated May 8 hereon.) (Money order dated May 11 hereon.) Ibid, p. 153. Money Book XII, p. 71. Order Book III, p. 376.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Robert, Earl of Holderness, of the offices of Bailiff of the Franchise and Liberty of Richmond, co. Yorks, and Steward of the said Liberty and Franchise; and the office of Steward of the Forest of Richmond; and the office of Constable or Keeper of Middleham Castle, co. Yorks, during pleasure, with the fee of 50l. 6s. 4d. per an.: he to render an account yearly to the Auditor for co. Yorks of all fines and amerciaments of the tenants [see infra, p. 191]. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 154.
Royal sign manual for 70l. to Benj. Overton, esq., Warden of the Mint, for the charge of the immediate sending of Richard Brook and Richard Johnson to give evidence against several clippers and false coiners in cos. Chester, Stafford, Lancs and Yorks. (Money warrant dated April 25 hereon.) (Money order dated April 25 hereon.) Ibid, p. 157. Money Book XII, p. 63. Order Book III, p. 372.
Same for 10,000l. to Henry Guy, for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated April 25 hereon.) (Money order dated April 25 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 157. Money Book XII, p. 63. Order Book III, p. 371.
Same for 155l. to Sir John Trevor for 31 days to Mar. 31 last on his allowance as Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money warrant dated April 25 hereon.) (Money order dated April 25 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 157. Money Book XII, p. 63. Order Book III, p. 371.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to George Sayer and John Sayer of the lordship or manor of Muchland, co. Lancs, and the park called Seawood Park for 99 years from the decease of the Queen Mother at the rent of 10s. per an.: without fine, in consideration of good and acceptable services. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 155, 158–60.
Appending: particular of said lands.
several parcels of demesne of the manor of Muchland demised by the Queen Dowager 1687, Nov. 1, to Leonard Fell of Aldringham, co. Lancs, yeoman: 58l. 13s.d. [per an.].
the house called Aldringham Hall demised by her 1677–8, Jan. 15, to Sir John Otway of Grays Inn: 2l. 13s. 4d. [per an.].
the herbage and pannage of Seawood Park demised by her 1682, Aug. 12, to Thomas Molineux of Pemberton, co. Lancs: 4l. [per an.].
copyhold rents, 82l. 4s. 2d. per an.: freehold rents, 1l. 12s.d. per an.: Boone rents, 6l. 19s.d. per an.: copyhold and customary rents, 12l. 19s.d. per an.: rents for fishing, 2s. 6d. per an.: free rents in Torver, 15s. 5d. per an.: profits of Court, 5l. 12s. 10½d. per an.: total value, 175l. 13s.d. per an., out of which 12l. 6s. 8d. per an. to William Simpson, gent., as bailiff and clerk of the courts thereof, by assignment from Ralph Bagnald thereto appointed by said Queen 1672, May 1, for the lives of John Newton of Grays Inn and Peter Newton of Clements Inn: and 10l. per an. to Richard Simpson for his fee as steward thereof, by assignment from Capt. Phill[ip] Howard thereto appointed by said Queen for the lives of Richard Worthington and Tho. Worthington of Blanstow, co. Lancs: and 8s. per an. to the auditor's clerk: and 10l. per an. for a rent resolute to the heirs of the Duke of Albemarle reprised out of the Queen Dowager's jointure: clear annual value, 142l. 18s.d.
April 24. Royal sign manual for the following payments, viz.: King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 161. Money Book XII, p. 63. Order Book III, pp. 371–2.
l. s. d.
Hugh, Lord Willoughby; Ralph, Lord Eure; John, Lord Culpeper; Thomas, Lord Morley and Monteagle; Robert, Lord Hunsdon, as royal bounty, 100l. each [see supra, p. 163] 500 0 0
Sir Thomas Southwell: for the like 500 0 0
Philip Madoxe for himself and others, the under clerks of Council, for two years' pains and expense in writing minutes of letters from the Council Board to the Lords Lieutenants and the Offices of the Treasury, Admiralty, Ordnance, Navy, Victuallers etc. [see supra, p. 165] 200 0 0
Ann Fitzharrey, 18l. for nine weeks, Jan. 19 last to Mar. 23 last, on her allowance of 40s. per week and 6l. 10s. 0d. for last Lady day quarter on the allowance of 26l. 10s. 0d. for the subsistence of her son [see supra, p. 165] 24 10 0
£1,224 10 0
(Money warrant dated April 25 hereon.) (Money orders dated April 25 hereon.)
April 24. Royal sign manual for the following sums as for 1693, Lady day quarter, on pensions payable out of the Lotteries: as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated May 1 hereon.) (Money order dated May 8 hereon): viz.: King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 166. Money Book XII, p. 68. Order Book III, p. 374.
Solomon Foubert, 125l.; Sir Gab. Silvyus, 75l.; Dame Kath. Armstrong and Katherine and Mary Armstrong, her two daughters, 50l.; Charles Killegrew, 50l.; Susanna Leighton, 25l.; Jane Berkley, 50l.; Eleanor Nedham, for herself and children, 75l.; Mary Fanshaw, 50l.; Capt. John Richards, 50l.; Sir Cha. Slingesby, 10l.; Mallet Slingesby, 2l.; Eliz. Slingesby, 5l.; Col. Edmd. Ogar, 11l. 8s.d.; Col. Hen, Hubanke, 11l. 8s.d.; Richard Sydenham and Grace his wife, 10l.; Ann Duke, for herself and children, 11l. 8s.d.; Capt. John Baker, 9l. 2s. 6d.; Capt. Kettleby's three grandchildren, 9l. 2s. 6d.; Capt. John Watkinson, 4l. 11s. 3d.; Ann Ashbury, widow, 5l.; Ann Collins, widow, 5l.; Mr. Ross's three daughters, 15l.; Mris. Buss, 5l.; Mr. Edwd. Duke, 6l.; total, 670l. 0s.d.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 10,000l. to Evert Jollyvett, esq., as imprest for the Stables: to be paid according to directions from Henry D'Auverquerc, Master of the Horse. (Money warrant dated May 8 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated April 29.) (Money order dated May 9 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 162. Money Book XII, p. 70. Order Book III, p. 373.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Excise for 6,000l. to John Rawkins in repayment of so much lent by him thereon April 13 inst. Money Book XII, p. 58.
Money warrant for 225l. to John, Philip and Joseph Roteires for half a year to Lady day last on their annuity [as Gravers to the Mint]. Ibid, p. 64.
Same for 100l. to William, Earl of Devonshire, for 1692, Sept. 29 quarter, as Justice in Eyre, Trent North. Ibid.
Same for 300l. to Simon de Brien and Mary his wife for one year to 1692, Christmas, as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper of their Majesties' House and Wardrobe at Kensington. Ibid.
Dormant Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee of 20l. per an. to William Noy as searcher of Exeter port. Ibid, p. 61.
Henry Guy to [the Auditor of the Receipt] to issue to Edward Nicholas (whom the Queen has appointed to be her Treasurer in the room of the Earl of Bellomont) any moneys for the use of the Queen by way of advance until the regular warrants for same can be despatched. Disposition Book XI, p. 153.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sampson Tollife for his half pay as a Captain in the late Earl of Roscommon's Regiment of Foot. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 52.
April 24. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of James Fowlis, administrator of Col. Robert Hodges, deceased, concerning money owing to him as administrator. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 52.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to send to the Queen's Backstairs at Whitehall a looking glass with an ambre frame, same being a present to the Queen from the Elector of Brandenburgh. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report their opinion on the enclosed presentment from the Customs Commissioners concerning some points in the Act [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 5] for the Additional Impositions and also as to the point of the commencement of the Act concerning prizes [viz. the provision in Clause 15 of the Act of 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 15, for continuing certain Acts etc.]. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account of money received and paid by the Treasurer of the Navy between April 8 and 14 inst. [of the appropriated moneys of the 4s. Aid etc.]. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the transport to Flanders, Customs free, of the goods of Prince Frederick's Regiment under the command of the Duke of Würtemberg, which were left behind the other goods for said Regiment by mistake. Ibid.
Appending: schedule of said goods (long Western cloths, Colchester bays, kerseys, serges, Manchester bays, shagg, Worcester hose, English wrought silk etc.).
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 44l. 1s. 2d. to George Pingle in full of arrears of pay to him as one of the chirurgeon's mates of the Royal Hospital in Ireland. Ibid, p. 53.
Same to same for the like for 111l. to Dr. Jacob Haerwarden, Physician to the Army late in Ireland, being the balance of his account for that service as stated by the Deputy Treasurer of said Hospital. Ibid.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe an Order in Council, dated April 20 inst., granting leave to the Greyhound dogger to go to Coruña. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 37.
Treasury warrant to same to discharge the seizure of the ship Little William, Richard Daniell master, from Spain and to free her lading from aliens' duties: it appearing from the petition of Ambrose Upton, merchant, that two of the seamen that came in said ship were there for no other consideration than their provisions, wherefor she was seized as not qualified [insufficiently manned] according to law, yet in truth they “were [two of the King's subjects who] paid for their passage, but received gratis their meat and drink for their assistance to the ship, and ought to be accounted in the number of the ship's company,” having been taken by the French and set on shore in Spain and pressed into their Majesties' service since their coming hither “and if the bringing home their Majesties' subjects puts such an inconvenience on trade it will be an obstruction for the future, his ship not being able to come home without those hands”; the ship's complement consisting of the master, nine English and three Scots when he came into Harwich, but five were pressed away there before his arrival in the Thames: and of the said nine English two were the said passengers. Ibid, pp. 38–9.
April 24. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay the assessments to the 4s. Aid on deputed officers of the outports with salaries not exceeding 60l. per an. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 39.
Same to the Attorney General to enter a noli prosequi to the King's share of the composition made by Robert Bristow and Timothy Poston for goods (pepper) shipped by them on drawback debenture 1691, July 3, on the Jane, John Bean master, for Bilboa, and sold by them to John Lambert of London, merchant, reserving to themselves half the drawback debenture, but which was re-landed at Dover by the ship springing a leak at sea and being forced back into Dover, and thence brought to London by said Lambert without their knowledge or consent, whereupon same was seized by Henry Canby after Poston had endeavoured to obtain debentures in common form and might in probability so have done if the officer had not discovered that the goods had been returned: the Customs Commissioners having reported hereon that the officer deserved encouragement for his discovery, which had prevented the payment of the drawback, and that this case is a plain instance of a common practice which gave the occasion of a clause inserted in a Bill lately passed [? 1 James II, c. 4, § 4], and is no more than a clever explanation [? evasion] of the law as it stood before: but that in this case Bristow has the character of a very fair trader and deserves favourable consideration as far as concerns the King's share of the forfeiture. Ibid, pp. 40–1.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Combs, collector of Excise, co. Kent, shewing that in Dec., 1691, he delivered over several bags of Excise money collected at Deptford etc. to Thomas Shrubb, Surveyor of Excise, and went with him by water to the Tower Stairs, whence it was carried to the Excise Office in a coach, but coming to tell out the money a bag containing 68l. 3s. 6d. was missing, which is supposed to be lost out of the coach, being in the dark: therefore praying to be remitted same. Reference Book VI, p. 466.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to make forth a duplicate for Peter Parker of a lost order, number 968, dated 1691, April 30, for 500l. in the name of Edward Russell [Treasurer of the Navy] and registered on the two thirds of the Additional Excise, which order was assigned to Peter Parker by Anthony Stephens as Attorney [Cashier] to said Russell. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 158.
Same to Phillip Ryley [Surveyor of Woods, Trent South] to fell sufficient decayed timber, not fit for the Navy, to raise 12 tons and 35l. 15s. 0d. and 14l. 10s. 0d. in Hasleborough Walk in Whittlewood Forest, on the petition of Griffin May, master keeper of said Walk, for the repair of the great lodge, barns, page keeper's lodge and Sholebrook Lodge, in the custody of Sir Roger Cave, bart. Ibid.
April 24. Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to enter a noli prosequi to the informations against John Addis and Nath. Dowrish [Dowdridg] of Plymouth, merchants, and Edmund Buckeridge for retailing some French wines and against Dowrish for suffering French wines and prunes to be embezzled and not destroyed according to the Act; they absolutely denying the offences, and the prosecutor, John Ford, not being able to rely on his witnesses; and the Mayor etc. having testified to the good credit and loyalty of the accused: the matter being that in the end of 1690 two ships, the Nostra Seigniora de penna de Francia and the St. Symon of Bordeaux were brought in and condemned as prize at Plymouth and in May or June, 1691, their lading of wines and prunes were landed by said Buckeridge and Samuell Laver, both officers of the Prizes at Plymouth, and some thereof was put in the cellars of said Dowrish, who was Treasurer to the Sub-Commissioners of Prizes, and some other in the cellar of William Durston of Plymouth, and some thereof were sold by said Lave [Laver] and some by Nicholas Kendall (who was employed by Richard Carew, esq., since deceased, then one of the Sub-Commissioners of the Prizes) to John Cooke, distiller of Plymouth, at 55s. the ton, and others were sold by Mr. Carew to John Munnyon of Plymouth, distiller. Warrants not relating to Money XIV, pp. 159–60.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to John Dennis of a tenement in the Castle Close, Exeter, ut supra, p. 56, for 29½ years at 49s. 6d. per an. rent and fine of 14l. (Undated entry of the Treasury Lords' subscription of the docquet of this lease.) Ibid, pp. 160, 170.
Same to the King's Remembrancer for a commission to Sir Thomas Middleton, bart,. and 11 others, detailed, for setting out and appointing the bounds and limits of the port of Harwich, as under the Act of Frauds [14 Car. II, c. 11] and the Act of 1 Eliz., c. 11. Ibid, pp. 161–4.
April 25. Henry Guy to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of several innholders and inhabitants of Manchester and Stockport for payment of money due to them for quartering three Troops of the Regiment lately commanded by Col. Byerly. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 53.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. James Whitney, one of the Londonderry officers, praying to be paid as a Colonel “from the time of the establishment.” Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 46,490l. 16s. 8d. to the Commissioners of the Transports; 45,724l. 12s. 8d. thereof to balance their account for freight and other charges for the year 1692; and the remaining 766l. 4s. 0d. on account of freight for ships that lately carried horses for Holland. Ibid.
April 25. Henry Guy to Mr. Roger Norton to deliver to the Warden of the Mint the 73 ounces of clippings of money “found between the tyling of your house.” Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 54.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing the petition [missing] of Peter Allix, praying liberty to import, Customs free, paper for printing a new edition of Ecclesiastical Councils. What will the Customs on this paper amount to ? Ibid.
April 26. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to apply to the Victualling the 400l. directed to be issued to the Navy Mar. 2 last, supra, p. 75. Money Book XII, p. 61
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt. It is now agreed that the orders of loan for the 31, 616l. 11s.d. issued to the Earl of Ranelagh, ut supra, p. 124, shall be registered on the Additional Impositions as follows, viz. 540l. thereof next after 61,460l. thereon; 9,000l. next after 191,000l. thereon; with interest from the dates of the order of loan for these sums; and the remaining 9,000l., 11,038l. 5s. 6d. and 11,038l. 5s.d., ut supra, ibid. Disposition Book XI, p. 153.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite, enclosing for the King's pleasure thereon a draft warrant [missing] for allowing several sums to Col. Erle upon account of (arrears of) his Regiment. My Lords think this draft conformable to the resolutions which the King took at Kensington before his departure for Holland, but desire to be satisfied in this. They find that there are pretensions of this nature to be made for most of the Regiments (at least for many) that served in Ireland, “which their Lordships will not presume to judge of by themselves, but will in a short time cause an abstract to be made of them and send the same over to you to receive his Majesty's pleasure thereupon.” Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 54.
Same to Mr. Nott for a copy of the Treasury Lords' warrant to the Earl of Montagu [Master of the Great Wardrobe], desiring him not to pay any debts due at the Great Wardrobe from Charles [II] or James [II] without particular directions from their Lordships. Ibid.
Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to appoint Tutchen Martin, gent., as a King's waiter, London port, on surrender of Thomas Carpender. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 41.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to discharge Walter Middleton, collector of Milford port, of the sum of 250l. in account, being part of a bill which he despatched 1688, Sept. 15, to Richard Kent, then Customs Cashier, of which only 200l. was paid by reason of the failure of the drover who received the money payable upon his bill payable in London, and the said bill remained in Kent's hands from Sept. till the following Feb., so that Middleton had not timely notice of the drover's non-compliance with this bill, and there being no other means of remitting the King's moneys from Milford but by paying the same into the hands of the drovers in the country and taking their bills on London: and Middleton being esteemed a good officer. Ibid.
April 26. Treasury reference to the Postmaster General of the petition of Martha Dewberry, praying to be remitted the 83l. 7s. 8d. due to the King from her late husband as deputy postmaster at Brickhill, co. Bucks. Reference Book VI, p. 466.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William Hall, shewing that he has been housekeeper and deputy housekeeper of the Excise Office for 26 years past; “that he hath officiated ever since the place hath been vacant by direction of the present Commissioners of Excise without any salary or other allowance”: therefore praying an allowance for time past and for the future. Ibid.
April 27. Treasury warrant to the Navy Commissioners to apply 6,000l. [directed to be issued as follows] to the Victualling. Money Book XI, p. 65.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: Disposition Book XI, p 154.
l. s. d.
Out of loans on the 4s. Aid.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for Sir William Gore for 1,000 dollars and 50 ducats for the Troop of Saxony 237 13 11
to ditto for a week's subsistence for the Forces 24,377 3 2
to Mr. Fox for five days' subsistence for the Regiments of La Meloniere, Du Cambon, Belcastle and Hamilton 670 11 0
to ditto for one week's subsistence for the Regiments of John. Lord Strathnaver and [Sir J.] Moncreif 351 19 2
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Victuallers: in part of 9,000l. 6,000 0 0
Out of contributions [on survivorships].
to ditto for wages in part of 20,000l. [see infra, p. 174] 19,700 0 0
Out of loans on the Additional Impositions.
to ditto for the Victuallers to complete 9,000l. 3,000 0 0
to ditto for wages to complete 20,000l. 300 0 0
£54,637 7 3
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] of money received and paid by the Treasurer of the Navy between April 15 and 21 inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 54.
Same to Mr. Clark to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 38l. 1s. 6d. to Monsieur Richard Desherbiers on account of his pay as Ensign in Col. Bellcastle's Regiment of Foot, viz. to Dec. 1 last. Ibid, p. 55.
April 28. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 57,250l. to Edward Nicholas for the service of the Queen: being 7,250l. remaining unsatisfied on the privy seal of 1692, April 28, and 50,000l. by the present privy seal. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 162–3.
April 28. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 1,000,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: as imprest for the Guards, Garrisons and Land Forces. (Money warrant dated April 29 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated April 29.) (Money order dated May 1 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 163. Money Book XII, p. 66. Order Book III, p. 373.
Money warrant for 188l. 7s. 4d. to Simon Harcourt, esq., Secondary of the Crown Office in the King's Bench: 101l. 17s. 4d. thereof in full of fees and charges in prosecuting causes for the King in the King's Bench from 1691, Michaelmas, to 1692, Hilary, and 12d. for his service to the Crown as Clerk of the Peace for co. Middlesex in 6 several sessions held there 1691, Sept., to 1692, April, at 40s. each session, as also in consideration of his abating the several fees for copying subpœnas and other things relating to the said Office: and 75l. for 1½ years to 1693, Lady day, for his service as the King's Clerk in the Crown Office. (Money order dated May 5 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 66. Order Book III, p. 375.
April [? May] 28. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies of pro on the Hereditary Excise and Temporary Excise for 2,000l. to Mr. Noell in repayment of so much lent by him thereon 1693, April 15. Money Book XII, p. 58.
April 28. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to make good to Mr. Fox out of contributions [on survivorships] the 2,286l. 3s. 11d. directed to be issued to him out of loans on the 4s. Aid, being over and above what his privy seal for 50,000l. out of that Aid will bear. Disposition Book XI, p. 154.
Same to same to take in guineas at the Exchequer at 1l. 2s. 0d. each on loans by the citizens of London and others on the contributions on survivorships and to issue same and all other guineas now in the Exchequer at the same rate at which they are taken in. Ibid, pp. 154–5.
Same to same to issue 20,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy for wages: 19,700l. thereof out of contributions [on survivorships] and 300l. out of the new Rates [Additional Impositions]. Ibid, p. 155.
Same to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay 46l. 14s.d. to Whit[feild] Hayter for 2 per cent. gratuity on 4,000l. lent by him. Ibid, p. 109.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing a certificate [missing] of money paid by the Treasurer of the Navy, out of the 4s. Aid, to ships etc. between April 7 and 21 inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 55.
Same to the Victualling Commissioners. I have read to my Lords your report on the petition of Thomas Middleton concerning some hogs by him sold to your Office which cost him 2,581l. 4s. 11d. more than he contracted for; which you propose to allow him as an encouragement to him and others to use their diligence in serving their Majesties. My Lords approve thereof. Ibid
April 28. Henry Guy to Sir Joseph Herne. My Lords have no more occasion at present to borrow any more money upon the revenue in Ireland, and therefore you and your partners may dispose of your money as you think fit. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 55.
Same to the Attorney General to report on (a) infra. Ibid.
Appending: (a) note only of letters from the Principal Officers of the Ordnance concerning the taxes assessed upon them and their clerks, which they desire may be taken off.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to stop in the hands of the Agents of the Regiments of [the Earl of] Oxford and [Sir G.] St. George the money due from said Regiments to Cha. Hougham, laceman, and for them to make same good to him and not to the executor of Mr. Coleby, the clothier, “the credit not being given by him but by the petitioner to the said Regiment”: all as by said Earl's report on said Hougham's petition. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Done to prepare for declaration the accounts of Capt. Griffith of moneys received and paid by him for the use of the Stables and to give Griffith notice to attend the passing of same, otherwise process ad computandum will issue against him. Ibid, p. 56.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 42.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the Queen in Council, dated Whitehall, April 27 inst., for leave to the Hopewell of Bristol, with eight men, to sail from Bristol to the West Indies notwithstanding the embargo: on the petition of Henry Sutton.
The like (on a like order) for the ship Spotted Calf to go to Cork and thence to Virginia: on the petition of the Earl of Inchiquin. Ibid.
The like (on a like order prefixed) for the following 13 ships, with 109 English seamen besides landmen, foreigners and boys, to sail to Newfoundland, viz.: Ibid, p. 43.
Zant, 150 tons, nine English seamen, John Templeman, master.
Zant frigat, 200 tons, fourteen English seamen, Nathaniell Darby, master.
William and James, 120 tons, eight English seamen, Adam Spence master.
Phenix, 140 tons, eight English seamen, William Morgan master.
Desire, 80 tons, five English seamen, John Ogden master.
Primrose, 60 tons, four English seamen, William Freake master.
Elizabeth, 50 tons, three English seamen, Abraham Pasmore master.
Redbridge, 180 tons, eleven English seamen, Edward Smith master.
Prosperous, 100 tons, six English seamen, Joseph Payne master.
William and Thomas, 70 tons, four English seamen, Thomas Young master.
Eagle, 100 tons, six English seamen, Henry Hayman master.
Pellican, 220 tons, sixteen English seamen.
Jacob and Benjamin, 210 tons, fifteen English seamen.
April 28. The like for the ship Concord, Thomas Sutton master, to proceed to Maryland with six mariners of that country, she being one of those permitted to sail to Virginia and Maryland, but by reason of the ill condition she was in the master could not proceed within the time limited for her departure by the Order in Council. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 44.
The like (on a like order dated April 20) for leave to the Mary briganteen, Capt. Phillips commander, with 13 men, to return forthwith to the Barbados, whence she is lately arrived on their Majesties' service. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to sink the 80l. per an. salary of Symon Morse, deceased, late Receiver Outwards, London port, and to have his office executed by the patent collector for his patent salary and fees. Ibid, p. 46.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of the Governor and Company of Copper Miners for a lease of the copper mines within the manor and liberty of Wirksworth and Hundred of High Peak, co. Derby, and in all other their Majesties' lands in the Duchy of Lancaster. Reference Book VI, p. 467.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of Francis Hedges et al., undertakers for making navigable the river Avon from Christchurch to New Sarum, praying a grant of the ground where the ancient channel or sea did run for building a pier to secure the said river. Ibid.
Henry Guy to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to put a stop on all proceedings against Robert Boardman in Ireland until further order, in regard my Lords are now to lay his business before the Queen for her pleasure therein. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 285.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to forthwith grant by way of custodiam to Henry, Visct. Galway, for three years all the forfeited estate lately belonging to Sir Patrick Trant, bart., which he purchased from the late Earl of Arlington within Queen's County, containing 6,690 acres; and all the lands of Brannockstown, Rochestown, Yeagogstown and Grangmore, containing 871 acres, in the barony of Naas, co. Kildare, which were formerly purchased by said Trant from Sir John Eustace. Ibid.
Same to same for a like custodiam to Lieut. Gen. Tho. Tollmash (Talmache) of the forfeited lands as follows. Ibid, pp. 286–8.
Appending: schedule of said lands.
In Co. Westmeath.
late belonging to and forfeited by James Nugent of Donore: 121 acres in Little Croynstown; 160 acres in Newtown; 76 acres in Ballenlug; 91 acres in Farrenkillen; 32 acres, part of Multifarnan; a rocky hill called Carrickanan; 128 acres in Ballard; 148 acres in Ballyboy; 423 acres in Donore; 110 acres in Ballynekell; 149 acres in Ballynfurt; 142 acres in Ballinruddry; 81 acres in Lismoledy; 240 acres in Ballindurry; 339 acres in Rathganny; 101 acres in Ballyneclonagh; 63 acres in Maltifarnan; 72 acres in Killinstown; 79 acres, part of Multifarnan; 98 acres, part of Corbetstown, alias Scardan Patrick; 162 acres in Clonavie Island; 582 acres in Raihaspick; 64 acres in part of same; a bog belonging to the same; 1,593 acres in Correclinclare.
In Co. Kildare.
forfeited by Christopher Sherlock: 200 acres in Little Rath; 144 acres in Bowdingstown; 274 acres in Darr (Man. Anesly tenant, at 69l. per an.).
forfeited by Sir Mau. Eustace: 255 acres in Brownstown; 114 acres in Logstown (John Macants tenant at 74l. per an.); and 467 acres in Baltrasny (Ben. Thomas tenant at 50l. per an.); and 397 acres in Bolleybeg (John Burrows tenant at 60l. per an.); and 776 acres in Castlemartin and 490 acres in Kilcullen (John Macants tenant at 150l. per an.).
forfeited by Edmund Tipper: 201 acres in Tipperstown (Tho. Newson tenant at 90l. per an.).
forfeited by Cha. Moore: 306 acres in Ballyna; 571 acres in Cadamstown; 307 acres in Martinstown; 324 acres in Thomastown (Roger Moore tenant at 110l. per an.).
In Co. Meath.
forfeited by Thomas Bellew: 188 acres in Two Gaffeys (widow Bellew tenant at 40l. per an.).
forfeited by Nicho. D'Arcy: 468 acres in Listernan; 252 acres in Mullaghbeling; 295 acres in Stidalt, Brecknocktown and Rastings (Richard Coote tenant at 187l. per an.).
forfeited by Dom. Barnwall: 579 acres in Arodstown (John Grevill tenant at 126l. per an.).
In Drogheda Liberties.
forfeited by Christ. Cheevers: 549 acres in Carnaghtown and Ballymakenny (Col. Harman tenant at 110l. per an.)
In Co. Lowth.
forfeited by Thomas Clinton: 50 acres in Williamstown; 4 acres in part of Adamstown; 15 acres in Keppock; 347 acres in Port (Symon Eccles tenant at 150l. per an.): total rental, 1,267l. per an.
April 28. Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant for a like custodiam to Charles, Earl of Mountrath, of lands as follows lately belonging to Richard, late Earl of Tyrconnel, in co. Kildare and to Thomas Wise in Queen's County. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 288–9.
Appending: schedule of said lands.
In Co. Kildare.
forfeited by the Earl of Tyrconnell: 60 acres in Leixlip (James White tenant at 27l. 5s. 0d. per an.); 60 acres in Oldtown and 98 in Corballis (Mathew Duffe tenant at 16l. and 25l.); 434 acres in Straffan (Lord Chief Justice Pyne tenant at 86l.); 331 acres in Barberstown (Roger Kelly tenant at 102l. 12s. 0d.); 193 acres in Loughlinstown and the tithes thereof (Luke Ward tenant at 74l.); 147 acres in Ballymakealy and Sealstown (Thomas Allen tenant at 45l.); 260 acres in Ardress and 49 in Staccumny (Capt. Thomas Twigg tenant at 39l. 10s. 0d. and 12l. 7s. 6d.); 230 acres in Kilwarning, alias Kilwarden (Benj. Thomas tenant at 61l.); 1,439 acres in Kilteele, Cromwelstown and Blackchurch (James Bamford tenant at 140l.); 120 acres in Jobberknavin (Joselyn Mead tenant at 120l. per an.) and 80 acres in Walshestown and the impropriate tithes of the parish of Kilteele (not let); the rectories of Donoghcomper and Killedowan (Samuel Price, clerk, tenant at 93l.); two thirds of the tithes of Stacumny (— Hally, clerk, tenant at 8l. 10s. 0d.).
In Queen's County: Upper Ossory Barony.
forfeited by Francis Wise: 298 acres in Codaghmore and Codaghbeg; 172 acres in Ballychery and Inniskilly; 172 acres in Cargeene and Clonfaddagh (widow Deborah Cockeran tenant at 85l.).
April 28. Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant for a like custodiam to Rudolph Kien of the forfeited estate of Ignatius Birford in co. Meath as follows. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 290–1.
Appending: schedule of said lands.
In Ratoath Barony.
40 acres in Galmoyes Farm in Ratoath (Alexr. Macky king's tenant at 6l. per an. rent); 133 acres [in] some houses in Dunsoghlin in Mullinan; 410 acres in Killrow; 250 acres in Glascarne, 40 acres in Tankardstown, 30 acres in part of Baltrasay, 53 acres in part of Ratoath (John Langhan king's tenant at 95l., 46l. and 9l.).
In Deece Barony.
64 acres, part of Cullmullin; 26 acres in Sparkstown (Marke Usher, king's tenant: the whole being 1,630 acres set for 230l.); 60 acres in Donnoghmore (Connor Fay king's tenant at 9l. per an.); 138 acres in Great and Little Glanies (John Barnes king's tenant at 13l. 16s. 0d.); 85 acres in Great Finlaghtown and 16 acres in Balerstown (Alex. Macky king's tenant at 15l.).
In Navan Barony.
232 acres in both the Graiges (Terence Bryan king's tenant at 35l. per an. rent); 40 acres in Donoghmore (Alex. Macky king's tenant at 4l.); 232 acres in Kilcooley (Darcey Wentworth king's tenant at 45l.).
In Morgallion Barony.
97 acres in the Third Part of Kilberry (Nathl. Elwood king's tenant at 17l. per an. rent).
Same to same for a great seal for a grant to John Blackwell (in consideration of adventures, deficiencies and damages as follows and as a special mark of royal favour) of 1,000l. per an. of lands forfeited in the rebellion of 1641, which by concealments or being retrenched or plus lands remained unsatisfied to the uses as in the Acts [of Settlement and Explanation] relating thereto in whose possession soever the same may be or upon whatsoever pretences other than the trusts of the said Acts: he to have the assistance of Commissions of enquiry etc.: all by reason that said Blackwell has shown by his petition that he is deficient of reprisals due to him for the town and lands of Castletown and Kilmacredock, in the barony of Salt, co. Kildare, formerly set to him and possessed by him at 1659, May 7, for adventures, but in 1660 by letters mandatory of Charles II [said lands] were delivered to Lord Dungan, since Earl of Limerick (the former forfeiting proprietor thereof), petitioner's loss thereby from that time being 10,000l.; on which petition the Solicitor General, Ireland, has reported the truth thereof and that in compliance with the [present] King's intention of disposing otherwise the whole estate of said Earl of Limerick petitioner has loyally declared his willingness to waive the said lands. Ibid, pp. 291–5.
April 28. Report to the Queen from the Treasury Lords, on Col. Henry Lutterell's petition, for a custodiam of the estate of his brother, Col. Simon Lutterell. We referred same to the Revenue Commissioners and submit herewith for your decision their report [missing] thereon. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 170.
April 29. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 2,857l. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance: out of contributions [on survivorships]: to be paid over to William Meesters, esq., in full satisfaction of his disbursements in Flanders in his Majesty's service. (Same, dated May 2, to the Principal Officers of the Ordnance to pay same to said Meesters.) Disposition Book XI, pp. 155, 156.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Lieutenant, Ireland, to pass Mr. Van Homrigh's accounts relating to the stores of provisions in Ireland before the Commissioners for taking the Public Accounts in Ireland, transmitting to London a duplicate thereof for further examination or comptrol: all as proposed by said Lord Lieutenant in his letter of the 28th Feb. last. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 298.