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August 1693, 16-31

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'Entry Book: August 1693, 16-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 310-320. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82113 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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August 1693, 16–31

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Aug. 16. Royal sign manual for 218l. 10s.d. to Thomas Browne, esq., without account: in reward of good and acceptable service. (Money warrant dated Aug. 18 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 25 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 232. Money Book XII, pp. 118, 119. Order Book IV, p. 27.
Same for 620l. 0s.d. for the Lottery pensioners as follows for last June 24 quarter on their respective pensions allowed them as of royal bounty out of the rents or profits of the Lotteries (the names and amounts being ut supra, p. 168, save that the name of Charlotte Killegrew is here omitted). (Money warrant dated Aug. 16 hereon.) (Money orders dated Aug. 23 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 233. Money Book XII, p. 119. Order Book IV, p. 26, 27.
Aug. 16. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies of pro on the Excise for 10,000l. to Thomas Browne in repayment of so much lent by him thereon this day. Money Book XII, p. 107.
Money warrant for 20l. to William Love and Robert Raby, gent., Receivers General of the Quarterly Poll and of the Review of the Poll for co. Huntingdon; for their extraordinary charges and services therein. (Money order dated Aug. 18 hereon.) Ibid, p. 118. Order Book IV, p. 26.
Same for 686l. 5s. 0d. to Thomas Felton and the executors of William Chiffinch for half a year to June 24 last on their fees etc. as Master of the Hawks: to be satisfied by tallies on the First Fruits. Money Book XII, p. 118.
Treasury warrant dormant to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay the perpetuity of 40l. per an. to the Corporation of Clifton Dartmouth Hardness, out of the Customs of said port according to the purposes of same as in the patent [of Henry VII] granting same. Ibid, p. 119.
Henry Guy to the Excise Commissioners to pay 3,052l. 8s.d. to the Queen Dowager or her Receiver General by 552l. 8s.d. next week and thereafter by 500l. a week. Disposition Book XI, p. 200.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz. l. Ibid, p. 201.
Out of 266l. 16s. 0d. of loans on the Million Act; 2,000l. of loans on the 4s. Aid; 354l. 4s. 0d. of the complements of the Excise; 25,000l. of loans on the Receivers of the Poll; 5,000l. of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise making 32,621l. in all.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for recalls 2,000
to ditto for the Victuallers 2,000
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the gunsmiths 500
to the Earl of Ranelagh in part of 119,103l. 1s.d. for the arrears of [weekly] subsistence to [the Forces], the said arrears being as follows, viz.: for the remainder of the week ended July 27. 10,159l. 7s. 3d.; for the week's subsistence ended the 2nd inst., 25,340l. 12s. 9d.; the like for the week ended the 9th inst.; the like for the week ended the 16th inst.; 4,000l. for forage advanced by Sir Jos. Herne: 3,581l. 3s.d. for loss by guineas taken at 22s. and paid at 1l. 1s. 9d. each to Jan. 28 last; 25,340l. for a week's subsistence to the 23rd inst. making 119,103l. 1s.d. in all. 28,121
£32,621
Aug. 6 [erratum for 16]. Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing a certificate [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of money received and paid by the Navy Treasurer between the 1st and 7th inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 132.
Aug. 16. Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes to forthwith write to the respective Receivers of the 4s. Aid to hasten in the moneys of the third quarter thereof with all possible speed. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 133.
Same to the Navy Commissioners. I have read to my Lords your report on the petition of the inferior officers of the Navy Office, praying relief in the 4s. Aid assessments on their salaries, “wherein you desire their Lordships' favour to your Board, your clerks and officers of the Yard,” You are to make forth bills to the Navy Treasurer for paying the said assessments on the said officers and clerks, taking care that no more be allowed than they have actually paid. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of moneys paid at the recall of ships between 1691, June 25, and 1693, Aug. 4. Ibid.
Same to same, enclosing an account [missing] of money paid by the Navy Treasurer to ships etc. between the 1st and 5th inst. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Tracy Pauncefort. My Lords have read Charles Fox's report on the petition of Helena Dering, widow of Col. Daniell Dering, relating to the pay of the Regiment late under him. You are to stop in your hands 1,000l. until the accounts of that Regiment are stated. Ibid.
Same to same, with Mr. Roberts, late agent to the above Regiment, now commanded by Col. Venner, to forthwith make up the accounts of that Regiment to Col. Dering's death. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take a bond from Charles, Lord Cornwallis, for his payment of a fine of 300l. on a lease, which is preparing, of 31 years of the Priory of St. Peter's in Eye and of the manor of Eye Hall, co. Suffolk, as soon as he shall have recovered quiet possession of the premises: he having represented that same are pretended to be within the jointure of the Queen Dowager and that he must be at great expense to defend the Crown's title thereto, wherefore he desires respite of the fine till he shall have recovered the premises to the King. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 238.
Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to pay Charles White of Leixlip, Ireland, 300l. per an. out of his forfeited estate which is seized into the hands of the Crown: to be for his support and maintenance: to be payable quarterly from June 24 last during pleasure. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 326.
Same to same to authorise the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to abate or discharge, as they in their discretion think fit, [the accounts of] such Protestant collectors who were employed to Christmas, 1688, and Lady day, 1689, who stated their accounts, but fled to England, and returning [subsequently] to Ireland were restored to their employments and do yet owe the balances of their respective accounts, “which being called for, they crave allowances for horses, arms and other goods taken from them by the Irish, which, with a long expense they have layen under whilst out of employment, has in some measure disabled them from payment thereof,” and a rigorous prosecution of their securities may endanger the ruin of several of them and their families without any service to the Crown: and likewise a further set of collectors who from Lady day, 1689, were employed to Midsummer, 1690, and remain in arrear for considerable sums, such of them as stayed in that county having only received brass money, which the Revenue Commissioners are assured was the only current coin then and in which they are ready to pay their balances, but so inconsiderable is the value thereof that 2,000l. of it would not pay the charge in attending the passing of one single account, wherefore they have prayed that such balances may be struck off: and further in the year 1687 part of the Hearthmoney which could not be farmed was collected by persons who gave bond to answer an estimated sum for each county and were to have 15d. a £ allowed them out of what they should collect and pay in above the said estimate, “on which account there remains an insolvent arrear of 3,321l. 7s.d., they being Irishmen [who were so] then employed [and] are most of them not to be found,” and such as have appeared are not worth anything, which makes this, with the foregoing article, only an incumbrance to the books [of the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland]. Ibid, pp. 327–8.
Aug. 17. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the 5,000l. residue of Mr. Brown's loan of 10,000l. on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 201.
to the Master of the Horse for eight weeks to the Stables 1,600 0 0
to ditto for the liveries for eight weeks 800 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service, 110l.; 1,000l.; 337l. 16s. 6d.; 100l.; 50l.; 63l. 10s.d. 1,761 7
to Mr. Richards for charity money 125 0 0
to ditto for the chaplain's lodgings at Kensington 96 0 0
to ditto for the Gentlemen of the Chapel 20 0 0
to Lady Windham's daughters 100 0 0
to be reserved for the Treasury Lords' disposal 497 12
£5,000 0 0
Same to same to strike tallies [on the Excise for 750l.] to the Duchess Dowager of Grafton and the present Duke of Grafton for last June 24 quarter on their pension. (Same dated Aug. 21 to the Excise Commissioners to pay same.) Ibid, pp. 202, 204.
Same to Mr. Feilding. Let my Lords know forthwith what accounts you have pending and with whom. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 133.
Same to the Excise Commissioners. I have read to my Lords your report on the petition of William Ibid.
Tempest, late a Receiver General of Hearthmoney, praying discharge of 570l. lost by returning of money through William Paxton. They do not think fit to allow him the same.
Aug. 17. Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Henry Blyford et al., merchants, shewing that there is 315l. 3s. 9d. due to them upon debentures for corn exported in 1691 and 1692 from the ports of Lynn Regis, Wells etc. in co. Norfolk, and that the Customs in those ports were not sufficient to pay same over and above the officers salaries: therefore praying for same to be paid out of the Customs of some other ports. Reference Book VII. p. 3.
Aug. 18. Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for a sum of 600l. per an. to Ann, Viscountess Preston, for the support of her and her children: out of her husband's forfeited estate, which is seized into the hands of the Crown: the Queen being pleased to allow her the said sum. Hereon 450l. is to be paid immediately for the three quarters to June 24 last. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 86.
Royal sign manual for 150l. to Simon, Bishop of Elphin, as royal bounty: out of any unappropriated money in the Exchequer. (Money warrant dated Aug. 23 hereon.) (Money order dated Oct. 6 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 234. Money Book XII, p. 119. Order Book IV, p. 28.
Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for a grant to Eliz. Bennett of the goods and chattels of Thomas Jones of London, joiner, who on May 1 last was outlawed on a plea of debt at the suit of said Bennett and his goods seized into the hands of the Crown by Sir Thomas Lane and Sir Thomas Cooke, sheriffs of London, by an inquisition taken at the Guildhall June 3 last to the value of 58l. 11s. 6d. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 234–7.
Appending: schedule of said goods.
Money warrant for 100l. to Rachell and Frances Wyndham, daughters of Dame Ann Wyndham, for 1690, June 24 quarter, on their pension. Money Book XII, p. 119.
Henry Guy to Mr. Clarke. Let my Lords know what money is requisite to subsist the horses, when landed in Holland, till they come up to the Army, “according to the paper you gave in to Mr. Secretary Trenchard.” Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 134.
Same to same to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Mr. Israell Feilding about sending some shoes and stockings for the Army in Flanders. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed paper [missing] containing a complaint against Richard Nosh, surveyor of Milford port. Ibid.
Same to same to permit the Customs free export to Flanders of the 16 horses of Monsieur Hansen, mentioned in the enclosed memorial [missing]. Ibid.
Same to Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance. My Lords desire that for the accommodation and maintenance of the Sick and Wounded seamen in Barbados you order your correspondents there to furnish 500l. to the Commissioners for taking care of such seamen, out of the credit which by agreement with my Lords you are to give to their Majesties there. Ibid.
Aug. 18. Henry Guy to the Victualling Commissioners to pay the 4s. Aid assessments on the clerks belonging to their Office, viz. on salaries not exceeding 60l. per an. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 135.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Condy as waiter and searcher at Tenby in Milford port loco Compton Gwyther, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 57.
Charles Loupe as boatman in Sunderland port loco Nicho. Tingmouth.
John Hay to be established as extraordinaary boatman in Sunderland port to complete the establishment of that port.
Richard Man as waiter, searcher and commander of the boatmen at Combwich loco Edward Crawley, who has quitted same.
Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to supersede the royal sign manual of April 28 last, which directed a custodiam to Lieut. Gen. Thomas Talmache, ut supra, pp. 176–7 and [in lieu thereot] to cause a lease or custodiam to be passed of the said forfeited lands under the Exchequer seal of Ireland to said Talmache for the like there years at the improved rents of the premises. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 328.
Same to same to pay to Hellen, Viscountess Kenmare, 400l. per an. out of the forfeited estate of her husband, which is seized into the hands of the Crown; all for the support and maintenance of herself and her children: to be payable from 1692, Michaelmas, during pleasure, and 300l. thereon to be paid forthwith for three quarters to June 24 last. Ibid, p. 329.
The Treasury Lords to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Ellinor Browne, shewing that her husband was executed for proclaiming their present Majesties in Ireland, and therefore praying a lease for 21 years of certain lands therein: said petition being referred to the Treasury Lords from the Queen. Ibid.
Royal warrant, under the Queen's sign manual, to same to grant to James Tisdal of the city of Dublin, esq., a lease or custodiam under the Exchequer seal, Ireland, of forfeited estates as follows, for the term of seven years from March 25 last: at the improved rents specified according to the following schedule, “which is part of a list transmitted to the Commissioners of our Treasury by our Commissioners for Inspecting the Forfeited Estates in Ireland.” Ibid, pp. 330–2.
Appending: said schedule.
Forfeited lands of Sir Mau[rice] Eustace.
45 acres in Kilcock with several tenements and the moiety of the Customs of the fairs let by the Revenue Commissioners in 1692 at 27l. part of Uske, being 80 acres in the barony of Narragh and Reban: let at 10l.
Forfeited lands of Christopher Cheerers.
Beggs Rue and Lisboy, 112 acres, let at 16l.; the town and liberties of Drogheda, viz. Two Parks, 17 acres, let at 7l.; Parks, 12 acres, let at 5l.; several parks, 30 acres, let at 27l.; two parks, called the Justices' Parks five acres, let at 5l.; all in the barony of Slane, co. Meath.
town of Drogheda: Alderman Newton, two houses, let at 1l. 15s. 0d. and 3l. 15s. 0d., in Pillory Street; Alderman Stoker, one house in same, let at 2l.; Alderman Elwood, one house in James Street, let at 5l.; Alderman Stoker, one house in Peter Street, let at 2l.; Alderman Nicholls, one house in West Street, let at 1l. 16s. 0d.; Siby Walters, one house in James Street, let at 1l.; Gerard Ranger, a ditto, let at 3l.; Siby Walters, a ditto, let at 1l. 10s. 0d.; Gerard Ranger, a house with a garden plot in the same street and Scarlet Lane, let at 2l.; Gerard Ranger, a ruined house with a garden in Scarlet Lane, let at 10s.; Gerrard Ranger, two tenements with a garden without Dublin Gate in St. James's Street, let at 3l. 5s. 0d.
Carrick ne Shannagh, 80 acres, let at 4l., in Ferrard Barony, co. Louth.
Forfeited lands of Christopher Bath.
Knitstown in Morgallion Barony, co. Meath. 192 acres, let at 38l.
Forfeited lands of John Baggot.
Ballykelly, 400 acres; Shangary, 102 acres; Ballinrush, 380 acres; Sragh, 60 acres; part of Mishell, 102 acres; a mill and three acres in Tobbinstown, all in Forth Barony, co, Catherlow: and Port Rusheene, 700 acres, in Rathvilly Barony: all let at 40l.
Forfeited lands of Hen. Dowdall.
Brownstown, 564 acres, and Reeloge, 123 acres, in Duleek Barony, co. Meath: let at 100l.
Forfeited lands of Phill. Tute.
New Castle, 579 acres, and Fennmore, 539 acres, in Half Fore Barony, co. Meath: let at 158l.
Forfeited lands of Martin Dillon.
Reynolds Town and Rafodan, 120 acres, let at 19l. 10s. 0d., and Ballingeroge, 18 acres, let at 15s. 9d. . both in Balrothery Barony, co. Dublin.
Knockbeg, 47 acres, let at 11l., in Duleek Barony, co. Meath.
Forfeited lands of—Hadsor.
Baltray and Ardgillam, 73 acres, let at 7l. 16s. 0d., in Balrothery Barony, co. Dublin.
Forfeited lands of Christopher Nugent.
The Donnoghs, 25 acres, and Lavallin's Land, 9 acres, let together at 7l., in Coolock Barony.
Forfeited lands of Thomas Sutton.
Danestown, 168 acres, let at 35l.: in Nethercross Barony.
Forfeited lands of Martin Dillon.
Huntstown and Mescastown, 218 acres, let at 77l.: in Castleknock Barony.
Forfeited lands of Christopher Ivers.
Great Ballardens, 219 acres, let at 36l.; in Navan Barony, co. Meath.
Forfeited lands of Adam Crump.
Drinidaley, 243 acres, let at 40l.; in Moyfenrath Barony.
Forfeited lands of Luke Garrey.
Maudlins, 45 acres, let at 3l.; in Moyfenrath Barony.
Forfeited lands of Barnaby Byrne.
Crossakeele, 622 acres, let at 70l.; in Kells Barony.
Forfeited lands of—Moore.
Moores, part of Tipenane, 50 acres, let at 3l.: in Offaly Barony, co. Kildare.
Forfeited lands of Walter Lawless.
Talbots Inch, 158 acres, and a sixth part of Keatingstown, 65 acres, let together at 32l.; a house in the Corn Market, a grist mill, a knife mill, two stone houses, Bishops Hill and Meadow, all let for 12l.; all in the city and liberties of Kilkenny.
Forfeited lands of Martin Dillon.
Balcurtry, 60 acres, and Ballysabuck, 16 acres, and Ton Legee, 22 acres, let together at 22l.; Miles Bush, 27 acres, let at 4l. 10s. 0d.; part of the Rath of Killosery, two mills and three acres of land, together 63 acres and let at 10l.; all in Coolock Barony, co. Dublin.
Aug. 19. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 65l. 14s. 2d. to Mr. Richards out of Tenths: to be paid by him to John Webb for feeding and keeping the fowl in St. James's Park. (Same to said Richards to so pay it to Webb.) Disposition Book XI, p. 202.
Same to the Commissioners of Transports. My Lords direct you to victual the French families (which are to be carried into Ireland by Sir Thomas Southwell) for a month. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 134.
Aug. 20. Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 485l. to the Earl of Ranelagh upon his orders for the Forces: to be issued out of loans on the clauses in the Review of the Poll: to be applied as follows: l. Disposition Book XI, p. 202.
to keep the horses now sending for Flanders when they shall be landed there, till Major Foubert can receive a supply from the Regiments to whom they are to be delivered 200
for a month's subsistence to himself [Foubert], three Lieutenants, two cornets, 5 corporals and 43 men whom he brought with him 225
to buy 48 saddles 60
£485
(Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to so pay same.)
Same to Secretary Trenchard. I have this morning received the Queen's orders to issue 485l. as above to Major Foubert and the officers that came with him; to buy saddles and to pay for the keeping the horses after their landing in Flanders. I have written to the Exchequer, Mr. Clarke and the Earl of Ranelagh accordingly, “so that if they are ready to receive and pay it you may be certain them will be no delay in their Majesties' service for want of the said money.” (Same to said Clarke, informing him of the above provision “for the purposes mentioned in your letter of yesterday's date.” Give Mr. Foubort notice of this provision that he may attend the Earl of Ranelagh so that the service may suffer no delay.) Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 135.
Aug. 20. Henry Guy to Mr. Clarke. Please write Mr. Blathwayte to know whether there is occasion for the shoes etc. proposed by Mr. Feilding to be sent over into Flanders. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 135.
Aug. 21. Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 600l. to Mr. Fox and Lord Coningsby: out of loans on the borrowing clauses in the Act for the Review of the Poll: to be by them paid over to the Commissioners of Transports for the freight of the ships that are to transport 400 horses and 900 Foot soldiers to Willemstadt. (Same to said Fox to so pay same.) (Same, dated Aug. 22, to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise the Paymaster of the Forces, Ireland, to so pay said 600l., being the remainder of 1,262l. 10s. 0d. for same.) Disposition Book XI, p. 203. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 135.
Aug. 22. Same to the Customs Commissioners to put Thomas Glover into the place of Deputy to the Customs Comptroller in Liverpool port [deputy in Liverpool to the Customs Controller, Chester port]. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 135.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Charles Brawne, praying that 1,099l. 13s. 5d. overpaid on his account as Receiver General for co. Somerset of the Quarterly Poll, may be transferred to his account of the 4s. Aid [for same county]. Reference Book VII, p. 3.
Aug. 23. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: Disposition Book XI, p. 204.
Out of 6,000l. of loans on the Million Act; 57,825l. 3s. 5d. of loans on the Review of the Poll; 451l. 4s. 10d. of the complements of the Excise; making in all 64,276l. 8s. 3d. l. s. d.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for recalls 2,000 0 0
to ditto for the Victuallers 2,000 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the gunmakers 500 0 0
to the Earl of Ranelagh in further part of 119.103l. 1s.d. [ut supra, p. 311], whereof 28,121l. is already paid 59,776 8 3
£64,276 8 3
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of money received and paid by the Navy Treasurer between the 8th and 14th inst.: also an account [missing] from the Navy Treasurer of money paid to ships etc. between the 15th and 21st inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 136.
Aug. 23. Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes, enclosing a letter [missing], dated Liverpool, Aug. 18 inst., from some of the Commissioners of the 4s. Aid for co. Lanes., “desiring to know to whom the third quarter of that Aid is to be paid.” Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 136.
William Glanvile (in Henry Guy's absence) to same to report on the proposed securities of William Kent as Receiver General of the 4s. Aid for co. Lanes. loco Mr. Molineux: said securities being Kent himself; Thomas Joyner of Freshwater Wharf, London, merchant; Emanuell Morton of Lothbury, druggist; Nath. Madox of Criplegate parish, London, grocer. Ibid.
Aug. 24 (old style). Royal warrant, under the King's sign manual, dated at St. Quentin Linnich, to the Lords Justices, Ireland, for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland to direct Henry Guy, Robert Rochford and Mathew Hutton to grant, assign and assure to Richard Topham of St. Margaret's, Westminster, gent., all the lands etc. in Knockingen in the barony of Balruthy, co. Dublin, and all other lands which James, Duke of York, possessed in Ireland on the 5th Feb., 1684–5, all which were granted by the Crown to said Guy, Rochford and Hutton by the patent under the great seal of Ireland dated Dublin, June 1 last: this assignment to be to the only use of said Topham and his heirs for ever. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 333–5.
Aug. 25. Henry Guy to the Navy Commissioners. My Lords direct that the 2,000l. given this week [supra, p. 318] for recalls and the sums which shall be ordered in the future for the same shall be paid away according to the following methods: Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 137.
(1) That no ships' books be recalled but those which have been or shall be paid since Feb. 14 last, but that the books of all ships paid before [that date] shall be forthwith made up.
(2) That the first payments to be made on the said books shall be to the officers who have passed or shall pass their accounts and to the widows, orphans and other administrators of the dead or slain in their Majesties' service: and that you go through the book with such payments before you begin to pay on any other head, setting aside the persons who do not appear, to be again recalled.
(3) That your next payments throughout the books be to masters and dames of servants or their assigns who have indentures or covenants to shew for their claims.
(4) That you then pay the lawful attorneys of seamen who actually served who can give you full satisfaction that they have a right to their claims without [having obtained] exorbitant profits from the seamen.
Aug. 28. Same to Auditor Bridges, enclosing Mr. Feilding's account [missing] “which he has now delivered in entire.” Consider it and let Mr. Murray see it. Ibid.
Aug. 30. Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 204.
Out of 1,300l. of loans on the Million Act; 20,349l. 16s. 0d. of loans on the Review of the Quarterly Poll; 474l. 12s. 6d. of the Review of the Quarterly Poll; 3,903l. of the fourth quarter of the Poll; 334l. 8s. 5d. of the complements of the Excise; 1,495l. 14s.d. of low wines: making 27,857l. 11s.d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh in further part of 119,103l. 1s.d., ut supra, p. 311, whereof 87,897l. 8s. 3d. hath been already paid. 23,357 11
to the Treasurer of the Navy for recalls 2,000 0 0
to ditto for the Victuallers 2,000 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the gunmakers 5,000 0 0
Out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.
to me [Guy] for secret service 1,000 0 0
£28,857 11
Aug. 30. Henry Guy to the Paymaster of the Works to pay the 700l., which has been directed for you out of loans on the three fourths of the Customs, to Thomas Howard “on account of the finishing the house belonging to him as one of the Tellers of the Exchequer.” Disposition Book XI, p. 205.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to inform my Lords of the nature of the several raw silks lately seized and now remaining in the Customs warehouse, London port. Out Letters (General) XIV p. 137.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance to report on the enclosed petition of Col. William Romer, late one of the engineers in Ireland, praying payment of 622l. 17s.d. due to him as by an account stated by the Commissioners of Accounts, Ireland. Ibid, p. 138.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed account of Capt. Embre in Col. Foulk's Regiment. Ibid, p. 182.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Fawcett, praying that a minute may be entered for him to have the first vacancy of a coastwaiter, London port, he being recommended by the Earl of Leicester and Visct. Newport. He is to be presented for the first vacancy if fit. Reference Book VII, p. 3.
Same to same of the petition of Joseph Wood for a watchman's place. London port. Ibid, p. 4.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in behalf of Sir Christopher Musgrave that nothing pass on the petition of Mr. Simpson or any others concerning encroachments or enclosing any part of the common in the forest of Inglewood, near Penrith, co. Cumberland, before said Musgrave be heard in behalf of himself and several hundreds of persons concerned in that matter, who are tenants of the Crown. Caveat Book, p. 34.