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'Entry Book: November 1693, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 380-392. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82118 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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November 1693, 1–15

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Nov. 1. Royal sign manual for 10,000l. to Henry Guy for secret service, without account. (Money warrant dated Nov. 7, probably an erratum for Nov. 1, hereon.) (Money order dated Nov. 6 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 266. Money Book XII, p. 137. Order Book IV, p. 34.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XI, p. 223.
Out of 3,860l. 5s. 4d. of the second Twelve Months Aid: 95l. 4s. 1d. of the complements of the Excise 44l. 10s. 7d. of loans on the Review of the Quarterly Poll: making 4,000l. in all.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for recalls 2,000 0 0
to ditto for the Victuallers 2,000 0 0
Out of loans on the Review of the Poll.
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance towards answering bills of exchange on account of the Flanders [Artillery] Train 1,000 0 0
to ditto for the gunsmiths 500 0 0
to ditto for the old dock at Chatham 100 0 0
Out of 2,955l. 9s. 5d. of loans on the Review of the Poll; 169l. 12s.d. of loans on the Million Act, 1,250l. of the fourth quarter of the Poll: making 4,375l. 1s.d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh to complete 25,340l. 12s. 9d. for the week's subsistence [to the Forces] to Sept. 20 last 2,734 10
to ditto in part of the like sum for the week's subsistence to same ended Sept. 27 1,640 11
Out of the fourth quarter of the Poll.
to Mr. Fox to complete 6,000l. for the arrears of pay to the Danes 1,000 0 0
Out of wood sales.
to the Privy Purse 500 0 0
£11,475 1
Same to same to issue 510l. to Charles Fox and Thomas, Lord Coningsby, on any unsatisfied orders in their names, for the Forces in Ireland: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Fox on credit of the three fourths of the Customs: and to be paid to John Shales to be by him applied to discharge the arrears of pay to the conductors, waggoners, bakers and farrier attending the Train of Provisions in Ireland [when] under said Shales as Commissary General there. Ibid, p. 224.
Nov. 1. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Dove as surveyor of the searchers, London port loco Peregrine Bertie. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 70.
Nov. 2. Same to Philip Ryley, esq., to pay (out of wood sales in Dean Forest) 6,000l. to Sir John Guise by 1,000l. a year or after that rate, according to the patent of April 27 last, supra, p. 117. Money Book XII, p. 138.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 200l. to me [Guy] for secret service: out of the money paid into the Exchequer by the East India Company for the tenths of prizes taken from the Mogul. Disposition Book XI, p. 222.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to send to the Count de la Tour's lodgings in the Pall Mall near St. Alban's Street his goods arrived from Holland in the True Love yacht. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 161.
The like order for the Baron de Schitz's [Schutz] goods.
William Shaw (in the absence of Henry Guy) to same to send to the Queen's backstairs in Whitehall some goods arrived from Holland in the Ann for her. Ibid.
Appending: note of said goods, signed by Mr. D'Allonne: (12 chests etc. and five dozen of Dutch chairs).
Henry Guy to Mr. Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor]. My Lords are informed that — Saunders, keeper of Dinny Lodge in New Forest, was concerned in cutting down and stealing an oak tree in said forest which was fit for the Navy, and that William Jones carried same away. You are to prosecute them on their Majesties' behalf. Ibid.
Appending: note of the papers in the case (William Oxford's information; letter from Mr. Eddy, the Purveyor, to Timewell, the [Naval] Commissioner at Portsmouth etc.).
Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to appoint Peregrine Bertie one of the five sub-searchers, London port loco Richard Goodlad, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 73.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Bryan Dawney for the place of clerk in the Surveyor's [of Customs, London] office loco Edward Wat. Reference Book VII, p. 12.
Same to Auditor Aldworth of the petition of William Young, only survivor of the late Commission for Wine Licences, shewing that in 1690 Mr. Albion Chaire taxed petitioner 75l. on account of the fees taken for granting of wine licences: therefore praying an order to the Barons of the Exchequer to discharge it or that it may be allowed in his account. Ibid.
Nov. 6. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh. Send my Lords an account of the tallies in your hands applicable to the answering the poundage and day's pay for the Royal Hospital at Chelsea: with a statement of the funds on which said tallies are struck. Out Letters (General) XIV. p. 162.
Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to send to the Danish Envoy's lodgings at Mris. Hall's house in De la Hay Street, near the Admiralty Office in Westminster, the goods as in the enclosed list [missing] belonging to him. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 162.
Same to same to deliver, Customs free, the 40 dozen napkins and 40 tablecloths belonging to the Countess of Sunderland and formerly used by her in Holland, whence same are now brought in the Mary yacht. Ibid.
Same to same to send Lady Dutton Colt's goods to her house in Charles Street near St. James's Square: to be there opened by a Customs officer. Ibid.
Nov. 7. Same to same to send to the house in the Haymarket of Monsieur Van Citters, the Dutch Ambassador, his goods arrived from Holland in the ship King William. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to same to discharge some chests of bullion which Capt. John Baron and Capt. Nash lately brought into the Customs warehouse, which they had seized on board several men of war and yachts, being going to be exported hence: security is to be first given by the owners to stand trial at law with the officers who seized same and also to carry the silver (except the foreign coin and virgin silver) to the Mint to be coined: it appearing from the Customs Commissioners' report of Oct. 23 last thereon that by the Act for the Encouragement of Trade, 15 Car. II, c. 7, it is lawful to export foreign coin or bullion of gold or silver on making entry without paying duty, Customs, poundage or fee for same: and the practice has been accordingly ever since to transport foreign coin or bullion without distinction; and soon after the beginning “of your [the Customs] Commission” in the year 1672 it was thought further convenient to export also wrought plate of all sorts, Customs free, which was before subject to a duty, and accordingly there was a Treasury order to the Customs Board that wrought plate should be exported free, as bullion, and the practice hath been accordingly; that if this law or practice be now thought inconvenient it is fit it were amended by law, so that merchants may not be surprised: that in the present case the silver under seizure is partly in foreign coin and part in bars and ingots which hath been commonly called and understood bullion, and all of it except four chests had regular cocquets and even for those chests there were cocquets taken out upon other ships, but not endorsed upon the ship on which the silver was found, which is only want of form and not a material defect: further that upon the first seizure thereof Mr. Johnson and Mr. Floyer, both men of good reputation, affirmed that this silver was to make good the credit of certain bills which they had drawn for the subsistence of their Majesties' Forces beyond sea: for all which reasons said Commissioners thought said silver should be released on security as above: further informing that upon a seizure of the like kind some time since made by Capt. L'Neve, one of the deputed searchers, there was a special verdict found and after an argument in law there is no judgment yet given: and [in the present instance] the proprietors are prepared to affirm that the silver in question is foreign bullion and foreign plate, that they bought it as such and that there is none of the coin of this kingdom therein, and to prevent tedious litigation they are content to carry the silver to the Mint to be coined and to supply the credit of their bills by other means “and will expect a determination in law or Parliament whether bullion of the like kind shall for the future be exported.” Out Letters (Customs) XIII, pp. 74–5.
Nov. 7. The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland, enclosing Mr. Wharton's petition relating to the payment of 120l. for the rent of Rathfarnam Castle, near Dublin, for the year the King's draft horses were permitted to graze there, “the better to preserve them from Rapparees.” We apprehend said money is a just debt and such as will make no precedent by its payment: we therefore desire you to pay same. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 365.
Nov. 8. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for declaring in form as follows the account of Charles Fox and Thomas, Lord Coningsby, for the pay of the Danish Forces in their Majesties' pay from 1689, Nov. 3 (the day they were first entertained in their Majesties' service) to 1692, April 1 (from which date the payment thereof has been committed to Jacob Vander Esch, esq.): and “although the receipts of money for the said Forces, and the payment or issues of money, provisions, arms and other things unto the same Forces within or for the time or space before mentioned have been performed by several hands,” to wit, the said Fox and Coningsby and the other persons hereafter mentioned, it is the King's pleasure that said account as herein shall pass in the names of said Fox and Coningsby, who have consented thereunto, and have submitted an account accordingly, which has been examined by Auditor Brook Bridges. Therein they charged themselves with sums received to the total of 421,006l. 10s. 3d., viz. 281,181l. 12s.d. as part of the moneys issued to them at the Exchequer as imprest for the pay of all the Forces employed in the reducing of Ireland; 32,581l. 13s. 0d. paid to the said Danish Forces by William Harbord, esq., when he was Paymaster General of the Forces in Ireland; 33,970l. paid to the Danish Forces by Thomas Fotherby, who was employed in that behalf; 1,073l. 8s. 0d. for the value of provisions delivered to said Forces by John Shales, late Commissary General; 9,255l. 6s. 5d. for provisions delivered to them by Israel Feilding, esq.; 10,060l. 11s.d. for provisions delivered to them by William Robinson and Bartho. Van Homrigh, who succeeded said Shales as Commissary General; 156l. 17s.d. for provisions delivered them by the Commissioners of Transportation; 21,460l. 3s.d. for bread delivered to them by Isaac Pereira, late Providore for the Forces in Ireland; 2,500l. for the charge of the late Hospital in Ireland; 545l. 0s. 6d. due from the said Danish Forces for tents and arms delivered to them by the officers of the Ordnance; 24l. 15s. 0d. paid by Joseph Ray for the carriage of their accoutrements to the camp; 1,640l. for the value of 199 horses of which 69 were delivered to them by Lord Auverquere and 121 by the Duke of Leinster; 7,348l. 10s.d. for debts owing by said Danish Forces on their quarters in Ireland; 19,208l. 11s. 9d. for poundage drawn from the pay of said Danish Forces; 1,350l. similarly deducted from them by William Harbord as formerly Paymaster thereof, making together 20,558l. 11s. 9d., being after the rate of 12d. per £ on 411,171l. 15s. 6d. according to a regulation and state of their pay to 1 April, 1692, lately agreed upon by the King at the Treasury Chambers: [all the above sums making up the said total charge of 421,006l. 10s. 3d.]. A memorandum is hereby to be made in the Exchequer that the abovesaid 281,181l. 12s.d. is to be charged against Fox and Coningsby as for the said Danish Forces and so accounted for by them as herein and is never hereafter to be charged against them in their general [Irish Forces] account. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 267–71, 279–81.
Towards the said total charge they crave allowance of items as follows, viz.: the abovesaid several sums or values of 32,581l. 13s. 0d., 33,970l., 1,073l. 8s. 0d., 9,255l. 6s. 5d., 10,060l. 11s.d., 156l. 17s.d., 21,460l. 3s.d., 2,500l., 545l. 0s. 6d., 1,640l. 7,348l. 10s.d., amounting together to 120,616l. 5s. 11¼d., which are hereby to be allowed. They further crave allowance of the several sums paid by them to the Danish Forces when they were in Ireland, amounting to 100,179l. 14s. 10½d., and other sums paid by them to the said Forces in England, amounting to 145,252l. 17s.d.; and 54,804l. 12s.d. paid to Wickman Hanseene, Commissary General to said Forces, in full of their pay and all other allowances given them by his Majesty from 1689, Nov. 4. to 1692. Mar. 31, according to the state and regulation hereto attached, “in which an abatement by agreement with the Duke of Wurtenberg, Commander in Chief of the said Forces, is made in consideration of respits, and several additions, contingencies and variations from the establishment of the said Forces are allowed.” The abovesaid three sums are hereby also to be allowed, and also 153l. paid by them to Brook Bridges, an Auditor of Imprests, for stating this account at the rate of 20l. per an. for every Troop of Horse and Company of Foot; to wit for 18 Troops and 50 Companies for 2¼ years.
Appending: the abovesaid state or regulation: l. s. d.
the Establishment of the Danish Forces, consisting of general officers, three Regiments of Horse and nine Battalions of Foot at 491l. 8s. 0d. per diem from 1689, Nov. 4. to 1692, Mar. 31: `but three Companies of the Queen's Battalion being taken by the French at sea in their passage to this kingdom, the King upon his arrival in Ireland ordered the Oldenburg Battalion to be broke and four Companies thereof to be added to the Queen's Battalion and the other Company to Prince George's: whereby the pay of the said Forces, including the Field and Staff officers of said Oldenburg Battalion, was reduced to 475l. 16s. 8d. per diem: in all for abovesaid period 418,338 1 6
in regard this computation allows them full, his Majesty agrees with the Duke of Wurtenberg, Commander in Chief of the said Forces, to abate of the said full pay, in consideration of the respits, one month's pay being 14,277 15 0
leaving as the total pay to be allowed for same 404,060 6 6
the pay of Major Kooes added to Prince Christian's Battalion and Major Olsenitz added to the Zealand Battalion by his Majesty from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1692, Mar. 31, at 5l. per diem each 439 10 0
the pay of Major Handroff added to the said Forces by his Majesty from 1689–90, Mar. 24, to 1692, Mar. 31, at 5l. per diem 184 15 0
the pay of Monsieur La Barr as Ayde de Camp added to said Forces from 1690, July 1, to 1692, Mar. 31, at 10l. a day 320 0 0
the pay of six hautboys and 12 carpenters added to the Battalion of Guards from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1692, Mar. 31, at 12d. per diem each 791 2 0
the pay of four Captains, five Lieutenants, three ensigns, six sergeants, a chirurgeon, a Provoc and his man and six private soldiers that were prisoners in France and returned to their Battalions in Ireland; from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1691, Nov. 3: at 4l. 13s. 0d. per diem 3,424 18 4
at Lymerick one of the said Captains was killed and the six men placed in the Battalion, the remaining officers' pay being 3l. 19s. 10d. per diem from 1691, Nov. 4, to 1692, Mar. 31, is 594 15 2
the pay of Ensign Du Challone and his servant, late prisoner in France returned, from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1690–1, Mar. 4, at which time he was placed in one of the Battalions: being 487 days at 3s. 8d. per diem 89 5 8
the pay of seven private soldiers of the Queen's Battalion returned from France, at the allowance of 12l. 3s. 4d. per man 85 3 4
the pay of Major General Tettan as Capt. (not provided for by the Establishment), from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1691, Dec. 31, at 10s. per diem 394 0 0
the pay of an side de camp to make their number three from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1691, Dec. 31, at 10s. per diem 394 0 0
the pay of four Hospital Chirurgeons added, one at 6s. 6d., one at 4s. and two at 3s. each per diem from 1689, Nov. 4, to 1692, Mar. 31. 393 19 0
total for which poundage is deducted 411,171 15 6
his Majesty is pleased to grant the said Forces the following allowances by way of contingency, viz.:
for arms and other necessaries which the Company that redeemed themselves from France were provided with when taken and afterwards supplied by the Duke of Wurtemberg, as also for the accoutrements of one Company of Grenadiers added to the Queen's Battalion 220 0 0
for 80 cart horses at 6l. each and 161 saddle horses at 15l. each that were taken at sea 2,895 0 0
for 271 horses lost out of the three Regiments of Horse at the several battles and sieges in Ireland at 15l. each 4,065 0 0
for the charge of maintaining the carriers and their horses that attended the four Companies of the Queen's Battalion that arrived in England and went into Ireland 136 17 6
for the charge of carrying the baggage of the Forces from Hull to York and thence to Chester 700 0 0
for an allowance of 3s. per diem for two carts to six battalions, being allowed to every Regiment in the Army, from 1691, May 1, to Oct. 18 following 153 18 0
for an allowance to four Battalions ordered to storm Limerick in 1690 200 0 0
for an allowance to the Duke of Wurtemberg for raising batteries at Cork and Kinsale 300 0 0
for an allowance to Major Reush for carrying 116 men (that escaped from France) from Cork to Portsmouth and thence to Chester 85 0 0
for an allowance to Capt. Sansenett for his journey from Hull to London 26 17 0
for an allowance to an express from Newcastle to Hull 10 0 0
for an allowance to Capt. Luckow, sent from York to Newcastle and Edinburgh 50 0 0
for an allowance to Capt. Rowe for his journey to Scotland 30 0 0
for the charge of pilotage at Newcastle at landing 10 0 0
for charges expended on the shipping and for pilotage 72 13 7
for an allowance of medicaments provided by the Duke of Wurtemberg in London for 11 Regiments 400 0 0
for an allowance of exchange for two bills drawn on the Pay master General in England; being deducted out of the pay ordered for the Forces 326 8 8
£420,853 10 3
Nov. 8. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Grimlin Gibbons, gent., of the office of Master Carver to the Works loco Henry Phelips, lately deceased: with the usual fee and all other profits of said office from Michaelmas last: during pleasure. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 272.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 28,000l. to Mr. Browne: in repayment of so much lent by him thereon this day. Money Book XII, p. 107.
Henry Guy to Visct. Sidney to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Mary Ball for payment due to her from the carters to the Train of Artillery in Ireland for meat and drink she supplied them. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 162.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to send to Visct. Sidney's house in St. James's Square his goods from the Cleaveland yacht, to be opened and Customs thereon taken there. Ibid.
Appending: list of said Viscount's goods (wine, clothes, “puslins,” bambooes etc.).
Treasury order to same to observe (a) infra. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 76.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the King in Council, dated Kensington, Nov. 6 inst., for leave to the ships as follow to sail to the respective trades on the usual bonds to go and return with the convoy: in accordance with a report from the Customs Commissioners, dated Nov. 3 inst., in obedience to the Treasury order of Oct. 25 last, which required the said Commissioners to arrange this matter with the merchants in accordance with a Treasury schedule of the dates of the convoys: said schedule being for Nov. 15 for the Canaries and Dec. 1 for Barbados and the Leeward Islands, Portugal, Cadiz, Virginia, Jamaica and New England. In obedience thereto the said Commissioners discoursed the merchants concerned in the said trades after publication on the Exchange of the purpose of the said Treasury order of reference. A body of merchants concerned in the Canary trade appeared and were pleased with the time appointed for their convoy. A similar body concerned in the Barbados trade appeared and desired that such of their ships as will be then ready, about 12 and not more than 15, may be permitted to go with the Canary fleet and have advantage of the convoy so far, and that the residue of their ships may be appointed convoy for Dec. 31 instead of Dec. 1. None of the rest of the merchants concerned in those [other] trades have yet appeared.
Nov. 8. Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to order payment of 400l. to Charles, Earl of Dorsel and Middlesex, and Thomas Felton for the half year to Sept. 29 last on the 800l. per an. granted to them 1675–6, Mar. 18, for their lives out of the Exchequer of Ireland as in trust for Charles, Duke of St. Albans: the King being pleased to allow said pension to said Duke from Lady day last in consideration of many good and faithful services. The payment thereof for the future from Sept. 29 last is hereby to be satisfied out of the Irish Civil Establishment accordingly. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 365–6.
Nov. 9. Money warrant for 90l. to Benjamin Mathews, gent., Receiver General of the second Twelve Months Aid in co. Northampton: for his extraordinary charges etc. in his receipt. (Money order dated Nov. 15 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 139. Order Book IV, p. 35.
The Treasury Lords to the Duke of Bolton. On hearing the complaint of the Purveyor of the Navy against the officers of New Forest touching the stealing of an oak tree fit for the Navy, we are fully satisfied that — Saunders, keeper of Dinny Lodge, was guilty in that matter. Please dismiss him and appoint some fit person in his place. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 163.
Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to send to the Duke of St. Alban's lodgings in Ax Yard in Westminster his goods arrived from Holland to be there opened and Customs taken. Ibid.
Appending: schedule of said goods.
Nov. 10. Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. Disposition Book XI, p. 224.
Out of loans on the Review of the Poll.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for recalls 2,000
to ditto for the Victuallers 2,000
Out of 935l. of loans on the Review of the Poll; 86l. of the complements of the Excise; 579l. of the second Twelve Months' Aid: making 1,600l. in all.
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance in further part of bills for the Flanders [Artillery] Train 1,000
to ditto for the gunsmiths 500
to ditto for the old dock at Chatham 100
Out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.
to the Earl of Ranelagh in further part of 25,340l. 12s. 9d. for the week's subsistence [of the Forces] to Sept. 27 last; 1,640l. 7s. 0d. being already paid thereon 20,000
to ditto in part of 7,582l. 3s. 9d. to clear the subsistence to the 9th inst. for the Regiments of Tiffin, La Melonier, Du Cambon and Belcastle 5,600
to Mr. Fox for the Transports Commissioners as in part of 2,601l. 3s. 2d. for the charges of shipping and provisions for the transportation of 4,000 men to Ostend 1,300
to be reserved to make good the like sum issued the last week to the Privy Purse out of wood sales, which [wood sales money] was paid in for the Duchess of Grafton 500
£33,000
Nov. 10. Henry Guy to Mr. Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor] to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Gardner, praying a grant of the estate of Mr. Wykes Parker, executed at the last Assizes at Exeter for murder. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 163.
Same to the Navy Commissioners. Let my Lords know if the Regiments of [Col. Richard] Ingoldsby, [Col. John] Venner, [Col. Edward] Lloyd and Col. Hamilton (and what other Regiments were at sea) were on the ships' books and if they did duty as seamen. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver, Customs free, seven dozen of diaper napkins stopped out of several trunks coming from Holland; the same being for the Earl of Ranelagh's use. Ibid, p. 164.
Same to the Excise Commissioners for their clerks to transcribe for Mr. William Stockton two copies of such papers as he shall bring to you. Also let him know what the receipts for the year ended at June 24 last exactly came to in the beer and ale Excise. (Same to said Stockton informing him hereof.) Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 510l. to John Shales, late Commissary of the Provisions, for arrears to the conductors of the bread waggons attending the Train of Provisions. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Sturt, Hasten the passing of your accounts as late Cashier to the Victualling Commissioners. If there be any impediment to same let my Lords know. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Bruer. Let my Lords know why the accounts of the Excise in the time when Sir Hen. Ashurst and Sir John Morden were Commissioners are not passed. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to appoint William Winter to be register of ships in the tidesurveyor's office in London port loco Edward Evatt, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 70.
Treasury reference to Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor] of the petition of Edmund Gibbon, late undersheriff of co. Devon, praying to be allowed 84l. on his accompt, “for which my Lord Delamer granted him a warrant when Chancellor of the Exchequer,” and that process may be stopped. Reference Book VII, p. 12.
Nov. 10. Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Mary Lavie, shewing that her husband is a prisoner for 229l. 17s. 2d. owing for Customs, which is caused by the loss of several ships during the war: therefore praying to be forgiven said debt, as he has paid over 1,000l. in Customs [as a merchant]. Reference Book VII, p. 12.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Green and Samuell Foden, praying an allowance for their extraordinary charges as Receivers General of the first and second Twelve Months' Aid and Quarterly Poll for co. Stafford and city of Lichfield. Ibid, p. 13.
The like of Richard Barneby as same of the second Twelve Months' Aid and Quarterly Poll for co. Rutland.
The like of Charles Brawn as same of same for co. Somerset.
The like of Hugh Horton as same of same for co. Bucks.
Nov. 11. Henry Guy to Sir Gilbert Talbot. Send my Lords an account of the whole debt owing in the Jewel House as it stood at Michaelmas, 1693: distinguishing the debt incurred since Christmas, 1688, from the rest. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 165.
The like letter to Sir Christopher Wren for the Works.
The like to Mr. Jollyvet for the Stables.
The like to Mr. Richards for the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office.
The like to the Earl of Montagu for the Great Wardrobe.
The like to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces.
The like to Mr. Fox for an account of the whole debt to the Forces under your payment, as it stood at Michaelmas, 1693; with all possible speed.
The like to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse.
The like to Visct. Newport for the Cofferer of the Household's Office.
Nov. 13. Treasury dormant warrant to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay Peregrine Bertie his fee or salary of 12l. per an. as one of the five undersearchers, London port. Money Book XII, p. 139.
Henry Guy to Mr. Shales, enclosing the accounts [missing] of money paid by the Treasurer of the Navy between Oct. 14 and 31 last and two accounts [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of moneys received and paid by the Navy Treasurer between Oct. 15 and 31 last. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 165.
Same to the Commissioners of Transports for an account forthwith of the whole debt due to the Transports at Michaelmas last. Ibid.
Same to Visct. Sidney for a like account of the debt owing in the Office of the Ordnance at that date, distinguishing therein what became due before 1688, Christmas. Ibid.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe an Order in Council of the 2nd inst. for leave to the ship Hanah to go to Barcelona: on the petition of Daniell Perrott et al. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 64.
The like for the ships Thomas and Samuel and the Two Friends to go to the Straits.
The like of an order of the 9th inst. for the ship Redbrige to go to Alicante.
Treasury warrant to Sir Nicholas Crispe, collector outwards, London port, to swear Peregrine Bertie into office as one of the five undersearchers of said port. Ibid, p. 77.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Charles Trevanion of Cregor for a lease on surrender of a copyhold estate of a tenement in Rosnegoe in the manor of Xuington [Tewington], part of the Duchy of Cornwall. Reference Book VII, p. 12.
Treasury warrant to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, to do repairs as follows, paying for same out of wood sales in Dean Forest, viz.: to repair the posts and rails of the Paddock Course and Coursing Pens in the Middle Park at Hampton Court and those which divide same from Bushey Park; being 72 rods of paling to be raised four feet higher (as the posts are so sunk that the deer leap over them, so that they cannot be put into said paddock to breed), 1,600 rods of draining to be scoured and cleansed, 12 bridges to be made new, new tiling to Keatlye's lodge, amendments to the cart house at the end of Mr. Proger's barn, at a total cost of 346l. 7s. 1d.: the King having so commanded to Edward Proger, esq., Keeper of the Middle Park at Hampton Court. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 236.
Nov. 14. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 106l. 13s.d. to Thomas Browne, esq., out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise: by way of advance. The warrants for the regular issue thereof shall be sent as soon as passed. Disposition Book XII, p. 1.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to send to the lodgings of Mr. Hansen, Commissary of the Danish Forces, at an apothecary's shop in Charles Street, near St. James's Square, to see his goods made up in order to their transport to Flanders. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 166.
Same to Adam D'Cardonell. Lord Godolphin desires you will get the paper ready for which he spoke to you and to let him have it to-morrow night at the Treasury at Kensington. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Hutchinson to attend Lord Godolphin at his house near St. James's to-morrow morning. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to John Mitchell, Crown tenant of the messuage or mansion house called Waltons Mease in Old Windsor, co. Berks, authorising him to fell any quantity of elms not exceeding 75 loads in any of the lands in his lease dated 1691–2, Feb. 9, in which provision was made for such grant of timber towards the rebuilding of said messuage. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 237.
Nov. 15. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 1.
to the Treasurer of the Navy (to complete 27,400l. for the turned over men) 599l. 16s. 6d. out of the second Twelve Months' Aid and 5,100l. 13s. 6d. out of loans on the Review of the Poll 5,700 0 0
to ditto for the Victuallers for the ordinary and for extraordinary necessary money 1,814l. 7s. 10d. out of loans on the Review of the Poll and 1,695l. 17s. 7d. out of loans on the Million Act 3,510 5 5
to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 1,000 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service: out of ditto 100 0 0
to Mr. Kien as Closet Keeper to the King: out of ditto 100 0 0
to Sir John Trevor, Speaker of the House of Commons: out of ditto 400 0 0
£10,810 5 5
Royal warrant dormant to Charles Fox and Thomas, Lord Coningsby, Paymasters General of the Forces in Ireland, and to the Receiver General of Ireland, to pay to Henry, Lord Capel, Sir Cyrell Wyche, kt., and William Duncombe, Lords Justices of Ireland, 6,593l. 6s. 8d. per an. for the usual allowance or entertainment formerly given to the Chief Governor or Governors of Ireland: to be paid quarterly from the day on which the sword of State was received by them: likewise to pay them so much as the fees of the licences for exporting wool shall fall short of the annual income which the same produced by a medium of the last seven years of Charles II's reign. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 368.