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'Entry Book: July 1693, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 266-284. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82110 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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July 1693, 1–15

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
July 1. Money order for 10l. to John Lowe, one of the Deputy Chamberlains of the Receipt, for 1693, June 24 quarter, for locking up etc. the money of the Receipt pursuant to Treasurer Rochester's order of 1686, Oct. 28. Order Book IV, p. 15.
June 1 [probably erratum for July 1]. Same for 12l. 10s. 0d. to William Wardour, Clerk of the Pells, for same quarter for locking up etc., the cash in the Exchequer, ut supra. Ibid.
June 1 [probably erratum for July 1]. Same for 5l. to William Parks, porter at the gate of the Receipt, for same quarter's attendance there and on the officers of the Receipt. Ibid, p. 14.
July 3. Money warrant for 2,000l. to the Treasury Lords (Sidney, Lord Godolphin, Richard Hampden, esq., Sir Stephen Fox, Sir Edward Seymour and Charles Montague) for June 24 quarter's salary. (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) (Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same out of the 2,000l. ordered to be reserved, supra, p. 264.) Money Book XII, p. 103. Order Book IV, p. 12. Disposition Book XI, p. 185.
July 3. Treasury warrant to Anthony Segar to pay to the Bishop of Winchester and to the Rector of the parish of St. Thomas in the city of Winchester respectively the moneys in arrear on the quit rent of 1l. 13s. 4d. per an. and the rent of 5l. 2s. 2d. per an. respectively as in lieu of tithes for the scite of the Castle there on divers parcels of land purchased by Charles II to be laid into the park at Winchester: with dormant clause for payment of same in future. Money Book XII, p. 104
Money warrant for 5l. to John Hurst for last June 24 quarter for extraordinary pains in carrying letters on several occasions for his Majesty's service. (Money order dated July 5 hereon.) Ibid, p. 105. Order Book IV, p. 14.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 300l. to the Archbishop of Tuam out of [sede vacante] temporalities. Disposition Book XI, p. 183.
Same to the Excise Commissioners. My Lords desire you either to make a loan of 6,471l. 12s. 0d. at the Exchequer on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise or to forbear repaying yourselves any moneys which you have lent on those branches up to that total. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to the Agents for Taxes 1,099l. 12s. 5d. Ibid, p. 184.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren. It is the Queen's pleasure that you make the repairs at Powys House to fit it for the Lord Keeper according to your estimate of 910l. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 107.
Same to the Navy Commissioners. I have read to my Lords your report of the 27th ult. on the petition of the officers of the First Marine Regiment concerning the deduction from them (in their account made up to Feb. 17 last) of moneys advanced to the clothiers. The sum of 4,178l. 0s. 6d., which was paid to the [said] clothiers for 1692, is abated in the said account and is to be deducted out of the sea pay due to soldiers of that Regiment. It is to be set off in the ships' books accordingly. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing a letter from Secretary the Earl of Nottingham, together with a paper [all missing] received by said Earl from the Portuguese Envoy, complaining of a Portuguese ship being seized at Brighthelmstone, although she was forced in by stress of weather; with Sir Charles Hedge's letter [missing] about it. Give my Lord an account of this matter. Ibid, p. 108.
Same to same, enclosing a letter from Mr. Richard Nash, Surveyor of Milford port, complaining that having been diligent in his duty and making seizures he is threatened in the country to be turned out of office. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Francis Gregory. I have read to my Lords your answer to the complaint from Jane Steward and John Allen, two of the persons concerned in apprehending John Neale, a highwayman. You are to pay Jane Steward 5l. of the reward money. Ibid.
July 3. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Tobias Philpot as a watchman in fee, London port loco Robert Butler, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 51.
Treasury reference to William Lowndes of the petition of Ann Peirce and Henry Probert, ut supra, p. 149, together with Mr. Aaron Smith's report thereon, said report shewing that several houses, wharves etc. in Stepney were granted by Charles I to Leu and Smith, gent., for ever for 500l. [fine] and 30l. per an. rent: they conveyed to the Earl of Carlisle, who obtained a confirmation from Charles I, and is since deceased without issue, and the premises reverted to the Crown, the rent not being paid; that he has viewed the premises and they consist of about 2,000 messuages, wharves etc. of the value of about 20,000l. per an. Reference Book VI, p. 477.
July 4. Money warrant for 109l. 10s. 0d. to Laurence, Earl of Rochester, for one year to 1691, Christmas, on his fee of 6d. a day as Keeper of the New Park at Richmond. Money Book XII, p. 104.
Same for 125l. to Sir William Killigrew for last June 24 quarter on his pension. Ibid, p. 107.
Henry Guy to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay the following sums for 2 per cent. gratuity (as additional to 6 per cent. interest) on loans as follow on credit of the Exchequer in General: Disposition Book XI, p. 184.
9l. 4s.d. to Sir William Bowyer, bart., on 600l. from 1692, Aug. 16, to 1693, May 23; lent in the name of Robert Roberts.
5l. 5s.d. to Thomas Hancock, on 300l. from 1692, July 30, to 1693, June 16.
11l. 8s.d. to Thomas Felton, on 1,000l. from 1692, Sept. 3, to 1693, May 12, lent in the name of the Earl of Montagu [Master of the Great Wardrobe].
4l. 15s. 3d. to Samuell Garrard, on 300l. from 1692, July 26, to 1693, May 12, lent in the name of Edward Russell [Treasurer of the Navy].
3l. 12s. 3d. to Thomas Stokes, on 200l. from 1692, July 26, to 1693, June 21, lent in the name of said Russell.
32l. 2s. 2d. to Richard Lasselles.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 2,000l. to Visct. Sidney and 1,000l. each to the Earls of Oxford, Monmouth and Drumlanrig out of loans to be made by themselves or by any other persons as they shall appoint. Ibid, p. 185.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Dame Arabella Wiseman, sister and executrix to Visct. Hewett, concerning the pay due to her said brother. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 108.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed Order of Council [missing] concerning the ship Concord going to Newfoundland. Ibid.
July 4. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioner to nominate an experienced coastwaiter as surveyor, waiter and searcher at Harwich, and then to present Peter Mabin to succeed in said coastwaiter's place. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 108.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Thomas Colby, son and administrator of Phillip Colby, clothier, praying payment of 855l. 0s. 3d. due to his said father for clothing the two Companies under the command of Col. Fletcher, Governor of New York. Ibid, p. 109.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing an Order of Council [missing]. In accordance therewith you are to present to my Lords a fit person to be collector of Ipswich port. Ibid.
Same to same to send by an officer to Mr. Wharton's garden at Chelsea the 219 trees arrived in the ship King William and Queen Mary for Mr. Wharton and 99 trees in the Emperour for the Earl of Montagu and Earl of Ranelagh. Ibid.
Same to Monsieur D'Allonne. According to your desire an officer of the Customs will go to Baron de Reede's lodgings to see his goods put up; he being going to Holland. (Same to the Customs Commissioners to so send an officer.) Ibid.
Same to the Honble. Charles Holoway, Treasurer to the Inner Temple, to forthwith pay into the Exchequer the moneys of the first quarterly payment of the 4s. Aid collected from the society of the Inner Temple which remains in your hands: and to pursue the same method for the subsequent quarters. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of the Eastland Merchants, shewing that all spruce canvas used to pay 5s.d. Customs for 120 ells, but upon the suggestion that “the said packing canvas as Polonian and Prussia linen is within the compass of the late Act for Additional Duties” do demand 22s. 6d. per 120 ells: therefore praying directions that same be passed as canvas, “which really they are.” Reference Book VI, p. 477.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of Sir James Robinson, shewing that Charles II granted his father, Sir John Robinson, several pieces of ground lying near the Tower, which are detained from the Crown and for which informations of intrusion have been brought: therefore praying that he may proceed therein in the name of the Attorney General. Ibid, p. 478.
Henry Guy to the Commissioners for Forfeited Estates, Ireland. You have refused to execute the order of April 28 last, supra, pp. 176–7, for a custodiam to Lieut. Gen. Talmache of the forfeited lands of James Nugent, Edmund Tipper and others. The said custodiam is intended as a mark of their Majesties' favour in consideration of Talmache's great merits and services, and the Treasury Lords do not see how you can make any objection. The term is but for three years and custodiams for the like term have been granted to the Earl of Mountrath and others under the Queen's letters of the same date. You are therefore to pass the said custodiam. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 313.
July 5. Money warrant for 343l. 1s. 0d. to Sir William Dutton Colt for a bill of extraordinaries 1692–3, Feb. 27, to 1693, May 28, as Envoy Extraordinary to the Dukes of Brunswick and Luneburg. (Money order dated July 7 hereon.) (Henry Guy, dated July 5, to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay said 343l. 1s. 0d. and a further 500l. by way of advance to said Colt: out of 843l. 1s. 0d. to be lent by said Colt on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.) Money Book XII, p. 103. Order Book IV, p. 16. Disposition Book XI, p. 187.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salaries of 12l. per an. of Thomas Chiffinch, esq., as one of the searchers of Gravesend port and to John, Visct. Fitzharding, and William Shaw for executing the office of the other searcher there. Money Book XII, p. 104.
Same for 112l. 10s. 0d. to John, Philip and Joseph Roteires for last June 24 quarter on their annuity [as gravers to the Mint]. Ibid, p. 105.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay 50l. to the Corporation of Lyme Regis for half a year to June 24 last on the annuity for 21 years for the repair of the Cobb pier. Ibid.
Money order for 125l. to Sir John Trenchard for 1692, Hilary term, on his salary as Chief Justice of Chester. Order Book IV, p. 14.
Same for 50l. to Sir Littleton Powys for same term as one of the Justices of Chester. Ibid, p. 18.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to me [Guy], for secret service, the 250l. 7s. 10d. which Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, is directed to pay into the Exchequer out of the fourth of the Customs. Disposition Book XI, p. 185.
Same to same to issue to same for secret service 810l. out of loans to be made by John Richards on the three fourths of the Customs. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. Robert Byerley concerning the money due to him as Colonel of a Regiment but stopped in the hands of said Fox by Col. Hugh Windham, present Colonel of said Regiment. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 110.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to issue and dispose as follows the tallies put into your hands for the offreckonings of the First Regiment of Foot Guards for the year ending Dec. 31 next, amounting to 10,136l. 2s. 0d., viz.: 3,378l. 13s. 0d. for the former clothing of the said Regiment and 6,757l. 6s. 0d. to Jo[h]n Hayes, William Sincler and others, clothiers, for the present clothing: all in accordance with your report of the 27th ult. on the petition of said Hayes et al. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes, enclosing the duplicate [roll] of money assessed to the Review of the Quarterly Poll in the Hundred of Dudstone and Kings Barton, co. Gloucester. Ibid.
July 5. Henry Guy to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay 14l. without deduction to Redmond Morres, Lieut. Col. in Col. Lutterell's late Regiment of Horse, being the remainder of 21l. due to him for six horses delivered up by him for their Majesties' use. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 110.
Treasury reference to the Postmaster General of the petition of John Leason and Ashburnham Froud, shewing that Don Pedro de Ronquillo, late Ambassador here [from Spain], contracted a debt for postage amounting to 529l. 14s. 2d., with which petitioners, being officers in the Post Office, stand charged in the King's books; that said Leason has an assignment upon a bill of exchange for 300l. of said debt which he believes would be recovered if it was made the King's debt: therefore praying “a direction to the Postmaster to order the petitioners not to stand charged therewith but that the Ambassador should.” Reference Book VI, p. 478.
Same to same of the petition of James Vickers, shewing that he contracted with Major Wildman [late Postmaster General] for 450l. per an. to maintain three pacquet boats at his own cost and charges from 1689. Sept. 29, between England and that part of Ireland under their Majesties' obedience until Dublin should be reduced, and then 50l. more per an. during his contract: that Dublin was reduced in July, 1690, and yet he has received only 450l per an.: that he did, by order of said Wildman, send a person to Portpatrick in Scotland to hire and set forth two extraordinary pacquett boats to pass from that place to Donaghadee in Ireland and back again with expresses, mails etc. which were maintained at his [petitioner's] charge for 11 months and cost him 47l. 7s. 5d.: therefore praying payment. Ibid, p. 479.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in behalf of the Earl of Radnor that no grant be made of the office of Marshal of the King's Bench upon the inquisition lately found of that office till the said Earl be first heard on behalf of himself and the executors of Sir John Cutler, who have a mortgage and other pretences thereupon. Caveat Book, p. 33.
July 6. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 185.
Out of 5,805l. 4s. 4d. of loans on the Million Act; 144l. 8s. 6d. of the Review of the Poll; 1,612l. 6s. 10d. of Low Wines; making 7,561l. 19s. 8d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh in part for the week's subsistence to the Forces, being 25,340l. 12s. 9d. 6,510 0 6
to Mr. Fox for one week's subsistence to the two Scotch Regiments 351 19 2
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the gunsmiths 500 0 0
to ditto for the works at Sheerness 200 0 0
£7,561 19 8
July 7. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 5,256l. 3s. 10d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on any unsatisfied orders in his name for the service of the Forces: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl on credit of the 4s. Aid: same to be applied as follows, viz. 4,212l. 17s. 0d. towards satisfying Peter Gerey's demands for clothing and accoutrements furnished to the Duke of Bolton's Regiment of Foot and 1,043l. 6s. 10d. for poundage and day's pay to the Royal Hospital. Disposition Book XI, p. 186.
Same to the Paymaster of the Works to pay (out of the 3,200l. tallies on the Post Office which were put into your hands for the service of the Works) 437l. 2s. 5d. to Francis Negus, Surveyor of their Majesties' Mews, for repairs, work and materials about the stables and buildings to 1692, Dec. 24: to be paid “next in course after the payments already directed shall be satisfied.” Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to pay 10l. to Lieut. Laycock upon account of his arrears. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 101l. 11s. 2d. to Sir Stephen Evance out of the like sum to be paid in by the Excise Commissioners out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. You are to take no other fees hereon than what are taken for secret service. Ibid, p. 187.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of George Etkins, esq., for the arrears due to his son, John Etkins, deceased, a Captain in the Duke of Bolton's Regiment. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 111.
Same to same to pay 10l. to Mary Stedman, wife of Lieut. Francis Stedman, of the Regiment late under Col. Foulkes in the West Indies, as a part of the 20l. arrears due to her husband as by her petition enclosed [missing]. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the Earl of Argyle to export 14 horses to Holland, Customs free, he being going into Flanders to attend the King this campaign. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] concerning the respites upon the late Lord Hewit, Col. Byerley and the chirurgeon of that [? Col. Byerley's] Regiment. Ibid
Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing a memorial [missing] given to Lord Godolphin by the Queen's own hand concerning some small things belonging to the poor Vaudois and seized by the Customs officers. Give the necessary orders for the relief of these distressed people. Ibid.
Same to the King's Remembrancer for an abstract of all the Divisions, Hundreds and places in the several counties of England and Wales that have returned the duplicates [of the assessment rolls] of the Quarterly Poll; what each amounts to; [the names of those] where the Commissioners have not yet made any duplicate or certificate. Bring this to my Lords next Tuesday afternoon. Ibid, p. 112.
July 7. Henry Guy to Mr. Hume. Send my Lords word whether Sir Francis Child has delivered over to you all the pictures which belonged to the late Earl of Melfort which were found by inquisition: “also an account what those pictures etc. have been sold for,” together with your own demands for that service. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 112.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition of Benj. Newland concerning the 15l. owing to his brother Charles from Charles Salisbury, late of the Earl of Monmouth's and now of Brigadier Churchill's Regiment. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Jodderell for a certificate of the several funds granted in the last Session of Parliament for the service of the war in 1693, “as they were agreed to by the House to answer the several estimates laid before them for the said service.” Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Lord Cutts concerning the Irish arrears due to his Regiment. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Woodcraft, sword cutler, concerning the 130l. 15s. 0d. due to him for hangers etc. delivered to the Regiment late under Sir John Morgan. Ibid, p. 113.
Same to Mr. Aaron Smith. My Lords perceive by (a) infra that their Majesties' officers are disturbed in the enjoyment of the Honor and manor of Tutbury and the forest of Needwood. Take care for preserving and quieting their Majesties' right therein. Ibid.
Appending: (a) abstract of a statement of the case of said disturbances made by Browne and his trustees in the name of Sir St. Birch and himself by actions of trespass against the axebearer and other officers put in by the King and by the Lord High Steward of the Household to whom the King granted the Lieutenancy of said forest.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe an Order in Council of the 29th June last for leave to the ship Concord to go to Newfoundland. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 55.
Treasury reference to Sir Christopher Wren of the memorial of the four Tellers of the Exchequer, desiring that a room adjoining the office of Sir Robert Howard [Auditor of the Receipt, and forming] part of the Star Chamber, may be fitted up for payment of the money upon the fund for survivorships and annuities. Reference Book VI, p 478.
Same to the Agent for Lieut. Gen. Lanier's Regiment of the petition of 40 troopers lately in said Regiment, praying that 3,000l. due to them for their service in Ireland may be kept in the Treasury Lords' hands till their account be adjusted. Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearth-money Arrears of the petition of Fra. Bellamy and Geo. Chappell, shewing that Bellamy became bound about 1685 for said Chappell, who as collector of Hearthmoney for part of co. Notts, became indebted 126l. to the Crown; petitioner praying that his bond may be delivered up. Ibid.
July 7. Treasury reference to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney Arrears of the petition of Thomas Fleetwood for the discharge of a surcharge upon his account as late a collector of Hearthmoney. Reference Book VI, p. 479.
The Treasury Lords to the Commissioners of Accounts, Ireland. The Regiments as follows are ordered by the King to be cleared to 1692, April 1. We gave you notice of this formerly, see supra, pp. 99–101, and directed you to send to us the original bills for debts due from the Regiments to the country where they quartered, in order that same may be charged to their respective Regiment's account and to be delivered up [back again] on being deducted by the Paymasters. We again desire you to hasten the despatch of said bills to us, you first re-examining and settling as far as you can with equity such bills as have not been examined by the officers; and further keeping a fair entry of all such bills and vouchers, so that the persons to whom the money is due may have notice when the debt is ordered to be paid. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 314.
Appending: list of said Regiments, being those of the Earl of Oxford; Lanier, now Lumley; Lord Galway; Col. Edward Villiers; Col. John Coy; Col. Francis Langston; Col. Robert Byerley; Duke of Leinster; Col. Edward Mathews; Col. Richard Leveson; Col. Selwin, formerly Lieut. Gen. Kirk's; Col. Henry Trelawney; Col. John Beaumont; Col. Richard Brewer; Col. Ferd. Hastings; Earl of Meath's, now Col. Fred Hamilton's; Col. John Foulke's; Col. Cha. Herbert's, now Col. Richard Ingoldsby's; Col. Samuell Venner; Col. Thomas Earle; Col. de la Melonier; Col. du Cambon; Col. Belcastle; Col. Zacheriah Tiffin; Col. John Hales; Col. Cha. Churchill; Sir David Collier; Capt. John Pitts.
July 10. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 99l. to Col. Cha. Progers, late captain in the First Regiment of Foot Guards; being for pay and additional pay for him and his servants for 1690–1, Jan., to 1691, April 30, not-withstanding his remaining respited on the muster rolls; his absence having been caused by a sickness and indisposition of which he died. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 206.
Treasury warrant dormant to John Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay Francis Spendlove the salary of 10l. per an. as Comptroller of Yarmouth port. Money Book XII, p. 106.
Money warrant for 2,500l. to Henry, Seigneur d'Auverquer, Master of the Horse, as imprest for buying and providing horses and geldings for their Majesties' service for the year beginning 1692, Sept. 29. (Money order dated July 13 hereon.) Ibid, p. 106. Order Book IV, p. 24.
Same for 25l. to Nahum Tate for last June 24 quarter on his fee or allowance as Poet Laureat. Money Book XII, p. 106.
Same for 50l. to Thomas Rymer for same quarter on same as Historiographer Royal to their Majesties. Ibid.
July 10. Money order for 20l. each to Peter Le Neve and John Lowe, Deputy Chamberlains of the Receipt, for 1693, Easter and Trinity terms, on their additional fee in respect of sorting and ordering records, foreign and domestic, in the Treasury [of the Receipt] at Westminster. Order Book IV, p. 17.
Same for 45l. 8s. 4d. to William Wardour, Clerk of the Pells, for one year to June 24 last for his attendance in vacations and in lieu of 16l. 13s. 4d. and 8l. 15s. 0d. per an. anciently allowed by tally of assignment out of the Customs. Ibid.
Same for 100l. to same for same time as reward for attending the Treasury Lords for the despatch of their Majesties' affairs. Ibid.
Henry Guy to the Excise Commissioners. You have paid no part of the 6,471l. 12s. 0d. as in my letter of the 3rd inst., supra, p. 267. Send my Lords word when you will pay it. Disposition Book XI, p. 187.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid.
Out of loans on the Million Act.
to the Earl of Ranelagh to complete 25,340l. 12s. 9d. for the last week's subsistence to the Forces 18,830 12 3
Out of loans on the Four Shilling Aid.
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance towards answering bills of exchange for 4,400l. on account of the Flanders [artillery] train 2,000 0 0
£20,830 12 3
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account from the Navy Commissioners of moneys received and paid by the Treasurer of the Navy between June 22 and 30 last. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 112.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the Earl of Selkirk to export nine horses to Flanders, Customs free; he being going to attend the King in Flanders this campaign. Ibid, p. 113.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Deane Monteage, merchant, concerning a debt of 1,200l. due to him for clothing the Royal Regiment of Dragoons under the command of Col. Mathews. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Stephens, enclosing the Navy Commissioners' report [missing] on the Navy Treasurer's proposal of turning the receipts hitherto given by the Cashier of the Victualling into imprests and paying all moneys that shall for the future be issued for the Victualling on bills of imprests to pass on the Treasurer of the Navy's ledgers and to be annually cleared in the Exchequer by the accounts of the Cashier of the Victualling. Ibid, p. 114.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lieut. Col. Edwd. Hastings of the First Regiment of Foot Guards concerning the 57l. 9s. 0d. due to him from Lieut. Col. Lenthall Warcup, deceased. Ibid.
July 10. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Francis Molineux for payment of 2,050l. alleged to be due to him by contract for furnishing divers sorts of equipage to the Fourth Troop of Guards. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 114.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Nath. Rich for allowance of his extraordinary charges as Receiver General of the First and Second Twelve Months' Aid and Quarterly Poll for co. Essex. Reference Book VI, p. 479.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition to the King from William Blathwayt for a grant of the manor of Egham, part of the Queen Dowager's jointure, for 99 years from the decease of said Queen Dowager; at the rent of 10 nobles per an. or such other smaller rent; in consideration of his services and expenses in serving his Majesty as Secretary of State these two campaigns. Ibid.
Same to Thomas Hall of the petition of Mr. Carew, proposing his security for his office as one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer; viz. Carew himself in 3,000l. and eight others, detailed, in 500l. each. Ibid.
Report to the Queen from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Lady Preston, shewing that in Feb. last, in compassion to her and her children, the King directed a grant to the Earl of Carlisle in trust for her of the forfeited estate of her husband at 800l. per an. rent, and therefore praying that the said lease may be perfected. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 203.
The proceedings on the said intended lease to the Earl of Carlisle were stayed on complaints of several tenants that they were molested by persons pretending themselves bailiffs of the said late Visct. Preston. We are now of opinion that it will be best to have the said estate managed by your Majesty's own officers. Petitioner may be allowed 600l. per an. out of the profits thereof for the support of herself and children.
Treasury warrant to the Principal Commissioners of Prizes to appoint Edward Battine as sub-commissioner for Prizes in Plymouth port loco Edmund Buckeridge, dismissed. Ibid, p. 223.
July 11. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for the disposal of arms and horses of Papists as follows. By the Act of 1 Wm. and Mary [c. 15] for the better securing the Government by disarming of Papists, Justices of the Peace are to offer the Declaration therein to suspected Papists and on refusal the same to be accounted a Papist and so to be searched for arms etc. Thereunder several arms and horses have been seized, but no sufficient provision has hitherto been made for bringing the same into their Majesties' stores or for selling or disposing of same. The Treasury Lords are therefore hereby authorised to cause all such arms etc. to be brought into the Tower of London, to be there delivered to the Ordnance Stores, and the storekeeper there to be duly charged therewith, and to sell all such horses except such part as may be allowed for rewards: the Treasury Lords to issue warrants to persons they think fit authorising them to demand and receive from the Justices of the Peace or others having such seizures in their possession and to give receipts for same: the Treasury Lords to make allowances out of the proceeds for the charges of keeping the horses or bringing up the arms and such rewards as they think fit to persons doing any service in the premises. But if the King at any time by sign manual shall command delivery to any particular person or uses of any such arms or horses same shall hereby be duly complied with, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 202–5.
July 11. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or yearly pension to the Mayor of Windsor and the churchwardens of the parish of New Windsor of 50l. for the support of the church and poor of the said parish: to be payable from Christmas last out of the revenues of the Honor and Castle of Windsor or out of the Exchequer if the said revenues be insufficient by reason of being applied to other uses: all during pleasure. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 207–8.
Royal sign manual for 1,000l. to Sir John Somers, Keeper of the Great Seal of England, without account: in consideration of his service in the execution of said office to June 24 last. (Money warrant dated July 12 hereon.) (Money order dated July 14 hereon. With an undated marginal note: this order being mislaid a new one was drawn.) Ibid, p. 208. Money Book XII, p. 106. Order Book IV, p. 18.
Same for 953l. 5s. 5d. to Henry, Lord Capel, as royal bounty, without account. (Money warrant dated July 21 hereon: to be satisfied by tallies on the Receiver of Crown Revenues of co. Surrey on the rents of the manor of Richmond.) (Money order dated July 26 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 208. Money Book XII, p. 109. Order Book IV, p. 22.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to William, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, and ——, Bishop of St. Asaph, of all the rectories, tithes, glebe lands and premises forming part of the forfeited estate of the late Marquess of Powis as follows at the time of his outlawry on Monday next before the feast of St. Valentine in the 1st year of our reign, viz. the rectories of Poole, Meifod, Guilsfield and Buttington in co. Montgomery; a moiety of the tithes of Meifod; three parts of the tithes of the rectories of Poole, Guilsfield and Buttington, and in the 10 acres of land, four acres of meadow and 20 acres of pasture, being the glebe lands of the said rectories, [? all the said premises being] then or late in the possession of Samuell Davis, Dr. of Laws, Cadwallader Wynn and Thomas Lloyd for 21 years from 1691, Sept. 2; which [promises in all] were of the yearly value of 400l. The present grant to be for the residue of the said term upon trust firstly to satisfy all arrearages of rent due to the Dean and Chapter of Christ Church, Oxford, or any other from whom the premises are holden; secondly to pay 350l. to the said Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry and of St. Asaph [sic for Bishop of Lichfield] in full satisfaction of charges by him expended about certain recognizances forfeited by Francis Bonney and others granted to him as the King's almoner “with the intent that the same should have been recovered and distributed as our alms”; and also 30l. to the said Bishop which “by our direction” he advanced and paid to Major Brooks about three years since to enable him for our service in Ireland; and also to pay to the said Bishops their charges in passing the present grant and in the recovery of any arrears or in managing the said premises; thirdly as to the clear remainder of the proceeds, to distribute and pay same as follows: 50s. per an. to the Vicar of St. Chad in Shrewsbury [and —— to the Vicar of St. Mary there] as an augmentation for ever or for so long as the premises shall be enjoyed by the said lease in being; and thereafter to distribute the remainder among the Vicars of Poole, Guilsfield, Buttington and Meifod in co. Montgomery, and also of Chirk in co. Denbigh, and of Llanfarthing alias St. Martins in co. Salop in such proportions as the said Bishops or the survivor of them shall think fit for an augmentation of the respective vicarages; and their successors herein shall pay the like in such proportions as the said Bishops shall appoint by deed. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 209–15.
The grantees herein are not to be accountable to the Exchequer for the rents, issues or profits of the premises and are to be discharged of all accounts concerning the same, save such accounts as are to be made for charitable uses into Chancery or elsewhere by the laws and statutes of this kingdom. Further the said grantees are hereby to be granted all arrears and mesne profits of the premises.
Appending: particular and memorandum of the said premises as found by inquisition taken at the town of Montgomery, 1691, Sept. 2.
[? July 11.] Establishment in duplicate, under the King's sign manual, for a Regiment of Dragoons and a Regiment of Foot as follows to be forthwith raised for service within Ireland, viz. a Regiment of Dragoons (Col., Lieut. Col., Major, Chaplain, Adjutant, chirurgeon, gunsmith, and eight troops with each a Capt., Lieut., Cornet, quartermaster, two serjeants, three corporals, two drummers and 60 soldiers: total establishment, 44l. 9s. 4d. per diem or 16,230l. 6s. 8d. per annum), and for a Regiment of Foot (Col., Lieut. Col., Major, Chaplain, Adjutant, quartermaster, chirurgeon and 12 Companies with each a Capt., Lieut., Ensign, two serjeants, three corporals, one drummer and 50 privates; and one Company of Grenadiers with a Capt., two Lieutenants, three serjeants, three corporals, two drummers and 50 privates: total establishment, 32l. 18s. 8d. per diem or 12,020l. 13s. 4d. per an., to commence from 1692–3, Feb. 1. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 216, 219.
From the commencement of this establishment the Regiments of Foot commanded by Col. Frederick Hamilton, Col. De la Meloniere, Col. Du Cambon and Col. de Bellcastle are to cease to be paid upon the establishment of Ireland.
[? July 11.] The like (in duplicate) for two Regiments of Foot to be forthwith raised within Scotland for service in Ireland to commence from 1692–3, Feb. 1 (details: Field and Staff officers; 12 Companies with 50 privates each and one Company of Grenadiers with 50 privates: total for each Regiment, 32l. 18s. 8d. per diem or 12,020l. 13s. 4d. per an.). King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 217, 218.
With: the like note, ut supra, concerning the Regiments of Hamilton etc.
July 11. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to Sir Edmund Andros, Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia, to pay 100l. to James Blair out of the quit rents in Virginia: as royal bounty in consideration of his attendance here to obtain a royal grant for erecting a College or place of general study within said Colony. Ibid, p. 224. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) I, p. 405.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay sums amounting in all to 184l. 0s. 4d. to officers as follows of Col. Edward Villiers' Regiment of Horse for various times stated during which they stand respited: it being certified by Lieut. Col. Carpenter that their absence was on necessary occasions, viz.: Lieut. Richard Frankling; Mr. Jenkin Cradock; Captain John Walkinton; Capt. Lieut. William Poston. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 241.
The like for similar payments as follows to certain officers of Col. Richard Brewer's Regiment of Foot, their absence being by reason of sickness or the necessary service of the Regiment, viz.: Capt. Purefoy, 30l. 10s. 0d.; Lieut. James Murray and Lieut. John Thomas, 14l. 4s. 8d. each; Ensign George Colt, 11l. 3s. 8d.: or 70l. 3s. 4d. in all. Ibid, p. 243.
Henry Guy to the Customs Cashier to pay Sir Leonard Robinson 127l. 15s.d. for 2 per cent. gratuity on 37,000l. loans on credit of the Exchequer in general. Disposition Book XI, p. 177.
Same to Mr. Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, to proceed at Lyndhurst in New Forest in the felling of the 600 trees in said forest for the use of the Navy, so that this season for felling be not lost. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 114.
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, for taking off the respite for the 1689, Dec., muster on Visct. Hewit, sometime Col. of the Regiment afterwards commanded by Col. Robert Byerley, and now by Col. Hugh Windham in accordance with Mr. Fox's report on the petition of Lady Arabella Wiseman, sister of said Visct. Ibid, p. 115.
Same to same for a same for taking off the respite from Cornet Daniell Draycott of said Visct. Hewit's Regiment. Ibid.
Same to same for a same to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 10l. to Lieut. Martin Laycock, late a Lieut. in Col. Henry Row's Regiment of Foot: as royal bounty. Ibid.
July 11. Henry Guy to Sir Leonard Robinson. In reply to your letter of this day, my Lords desire you to proceed with all earnestness in procuring loans to be made [in the city] on the Million Act. As to your disbursements on that account, my Lords desire you to make a loan of 2,000l. on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, out of which they will repay you your disbursements made or to be made in the making [getting] of those loans. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 115.
Same to Mr. Knipe to deliver to the Warden of the Mint some clippings, money and goods in your hands which belonged to Humphry Middleton, lately executed for clipping. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General, enclosing a presentment [missing] from the Customs Commissioners about a plantation of tobacco in Mr. Michael Pope's garden at Bristol. You are to move the Exchequer Court that this cause may be tried at bar. Ibid, p. 116.
Same to Mr. Richards, enclosing the representation [missing] of Mr. Russell concerning the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber, which my Lords intend to transmit to Flanders to be laid before the King. You are to prepare your representation about this matter so that the two can go together. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to discharge a seizure of several boxes of arms and other things seized in a hearse by the collector of Colchester port; my Lords being satisfied that same were designed for a present to the Czar of Muscovy from the Muscovy Company here. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox (altered to Earl of Ranelagh) to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Stoughton, chaplain to Col. Venner's Regiment, for the removal of the respite on him for the months of Jan. and Feb., 1692–3; he being unable to appear at those musters by reason of indisposition. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to assist at the King's charge John Tyndall, searcher of Bristol port, in any suit for the recovery of his legal fees. Ibid, p. 117.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Thomas Carne for a fresh lease of a tenement and moiety of a mill in Treverbyn Courtney and another small tenement in Austell Prior held by Henry Hawkins, gent. Reference Book VII, p. 1.
Same to same of the petition of William Paschoce for a fresh lease of a tenement in the manor of Treverbyn Courtney. Ibid.
Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to Henry, Lord Capel, Sir Cyrill Wyche and William Duncombe, Lords Justices of Ireland, for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland for a grant to Eliz., Countess of Clancarty, of any the lands forfeited by the outlawries or attainder of her son, Donogh, Earl of Clancarty, and which remain in the Crown's disposal and the reversions of the same, and all arrears and mesne profits of the same, except as hereinafter excepted: the same to be granted to her until such time as the revenues thereof shall have repaid her the several sums of 6,280l. for dowry and 5,784l. 17s. 8d. for expenses and bonds: she to keep and render a true account of said receipts, so that it may be known when such moneys shall be fully satisfied to her and when the present grant is to determine: the following manors etc. are excepted out of this grant, viz.: the manor of Blarny and town and lands of Blarny, Blarny Begg and Killelough (395 acres); Knocterbally (235 acres); Killgreny and Dromsmole (227 acres); Killowen (321 acres); Loughan More and Loughan Begg (582 acres); Knocknesuffe (238 acres); Ballquarchy (156 acres); East and West Ballynecaggy (434 acres); Ardamadane (160 acres); Ballygibbon (253 acres); Carraghnalaught (331 acres); Clognimileon (187 acres); Shyan (204 acres), all in the barony of Muskerry and co. Cork: the manor of Kilerea and towns and lands of Kilerea and Shanacboyne (93 acres); both Knockgrogies and Kell (280 acres); Killbane and Knocknahilly, Agherloghmore, Farranmanagh and Rathard (857 acres); Agherlaghbegg (96 acres); Scart and Kilbenane (403 acres); Curraghnabryan (120 acres); Rathmullin (123 acres); Kearmes (312 acres); Knockaneleagh (162 acres); Ballyvantanine (208 acres); Knockatrimane (139 acres); Knockanevelquilty (121 acres); Killacollick (184 acres); the precinct of the monastery of Kilerea with the half plowland of Knockaneveline and the water mill (130 acres); Upper Ballygromane (305 acres); Moolane (351 acres); Killnehumny (151 acres); Ballinfellick (342 acres); Garranwaterigg (219 acres); Billerough and Monigorne (247 acres); Carrane and Knockanegeniff, with the water mill, the town and lands of Brittas and Coolcludden (1,159 acres); Ballyhaline (316 acres); Knockagogning (552 acres); Farranesessery (574 acres); Rathonoan and Knockooltig (447 acres); Muccrumpe, East and West Ferny Farremnolaghtin, Gortinroe and Maghereene (688 acres); Coadrum (273 acres); Killnegartiny (262 acres); Curragh (140 acres); Cloghin Cowne (288 acres); Downemarketin (608 acres); Ardmeneens and Knockanegearagh (491 acres); Tirelkine (284 acres); Lackmallowand Monecrosgy (292 acres); Cooledarriggy (577 acres); Carrigboy (640 acres); Culoclevane (323 acres); Carrig Thomas and Clonmebreck, Dunque, Lackenehaghtry and Caherbarnle (1,483 acres); Shanakill (258 acres); Carrigidrohid and Cooleally (736 acres); Aghedagh, Coolenegeerah, Carrigatane and Gurteene (627 acres); Agharinmoce, Agharinbogg and Gurlecraheg (400 acres); all in the barony of Muskerry and co. Cork. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 315–19.
All which excepted lands were by a great seal of 1692, Dec. 18, granted to Sir John Trevor, Speaker of the House of Commons and executor of Arthur Trevor, late of the Inner Temple, for and until satisfaction of certain sums therein mentioned.
July 12 Royal warrant to the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay Lady Wiseman, sister of Visct. Hewett, 188l. 12s. 0d. for his pay for the months of Oct.-Dec., 1689, as Col., notwithstanding the respite thereof; he being then in England by leave for the recovery of his health. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 223.
July 12. Royal warrant to the Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland to pay Cornet Daniel Draycott 170l. 2s. 0d. for his pay from 1689, Oct., to 1690, May 31, as Cornet in said Visct. Hewit's Regiment; he being absent by leave of the late Duke of Schonberg for raising recruits here in England. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 223.
Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes. On considering your certificates delivered last Tuesday of the taxes, my Lords note that several Receivers have not cleared nor declared their accounts for the second Twelve Months' Aid, Quarterly Poll and some former taxes, and are greatly indebted thereon. You are forthwith to threaten them with Exchequer process if their accounts are not declared before the end of this month. Divers of the Receivers of the 4s. Aid are behind in paying up the first and second quarters thereof. You are to write them to speedily remedy this. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 117.
Same to Mr. Tracy Pauncefort to forthwith state the accounts of the Regiment now under Col. Wyndham for the time it was commanded by Col. Byerley that so Mr. Fox (who has tallies in his hands for the clearing of that Regiment) may pay what appears to be due to said Byerly. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Smith, now a prisoner at the King's suit for 400l. Customs, [his distress being] occasioned by the taking of two of his ships of great value by the French; therefore praying to be forgiven said debt, seeing that before his misfortunes he paid many thousand pounds for Customs. Reference Book VII, p. 1.
Treasury warrant to Capt. Geo. St. Loe, one of the Principal Commissioners for Prizes, to deliver over to Sir Michael Cole, another of said Principal Commissioners, the prize ship St. John Baptist and her cargo now lying at Plymouth; the said Cole being appointed to take care of same: and the said St. Loe is to forthwith repair to London to attend their Majesties' service there. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 203.
July 13. Same to the Receipt for tallies on the Excise for 20,000l. to Thomas Browne, esq., in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 11th inst. Money Book XII, p. 107.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 3,960l. 19s.d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on any unsatisfied order in his name for the service of the Forces: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl on the 4s. Aid: and to be employed as follows, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 188.
for Col. D'Offarrell towards satisfying his demands for clothing furnished to his Regiment of Foot in 1691 3,186 15
for poundage and day's pay for the Royal Hospital at Chelsea 774 4 2
Same to same to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz. l. s. d. Ibid.
Out of 7,000l. of loans on the 4s.
Aid; 273l. 7s. 6d. of the Review of the Poll; 20,000l. of loans on the Excise; 3,129l. 4s. 5d. of loans on the Million Act: making 30,402l. 11s. 11d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for the week's subsistence [to the Forces] including the three French Regiments and Col. Hamilton's and the additional subsistence to three Regiments of Dutch Horse here 25,340 12 9
to Mr. Fox for one week's subsistence to the two Scotch Regiments 351 19 2
to ditto for Lieut. Martin Laycock 10 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the gunsmiths 500 0 0
to ditto for the works at Sheerness 200 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Navy for recalls 2,000 0 0
to ditto for the Victualling 2,000 0 0
£30,402 11 11
July 13. Henry Guy to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to pay Francis Negus, Surveyor of the Mews, 20l. for a fine and 10l. 15s. 9d. for the charges of pipes and laying same for bringing Thames water into the said Mews and to insert on the books in the Office of Works 20l. per an. for rent to be paid to the “Governor of the said Water,” from June 24 last: all in accordance with Sir Christopher Wren's report of the 5th inst. Disposition Book XI, p. 189.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to Edward Progers the 365l. 16s.d., ut supra, p. 263, out of loans to be made by said Progers or by any others by his appointment on credit of the three fourths of the Customs. Ibid.
July 14. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Excise for 3,795l. 5s. 8d. to Josiah Ordway in repayment of the like amount lent by him thereon June 21 last. Money Book XII, p. 107.
Henry Guy to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account signed by Mr. Dodington of money paid by the Treasurer of the Navy to the widows and children of men who died or were slain in their Majesties' service in 1692. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 117.
Same to the Agents for Taxes, enclosing a duplicate of assessment [roll] of the Hundred of Skenfrith, co. Monmouth, upon the Review of the Quarterly Poll. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Morin, sutler, for payment of 479l. 19s.d. due to him for fire and candle for the Foot Guards at Whitehall and the Savoy, 1692, April 1, to 1693, March 31. Ibid, p. 118.
Same to same to report on the enclosed proposal of Mr. Wallis, viz. that part thereof which relates to your Office: said proposal being to lend 3,000l. on the 4s. Aid, provided he may have tallies for 2,889l. 15s.d. due to several persons mentioned therein. (The like reference to Mr. Fox.) Ibid.
July 14. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing an Order of Council on the petition of Annos Woodland, master of the Rebeccah and Elizabeth of Boston, to return home to New England. You are to report on the truth of the allegations therein. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 118.
Treasury reference to the Postmasters General of the petition of Eliz. Steventon, widow, praying to be remitted the 28l. she is indebted as keeping the Post Office at Drayton in Shropshire, she being very poor, with five children, and unable to pay. Reference Book VII, p. 1.
Same to David Crawford, Deputy Commissary General of the Musters, of the petition of William Stoughton, chaplain to Col. Venner's Regiment of Foot, praying for the taking off his respite for Jan. and Feb., 1692–3, he being unable to appear by reason of indisposition. Ibid.