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March 1694, 11-20

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'Entry Book: March 1694, 11-20', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 529-540. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82130 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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March 1694, 11–20

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Mar. 12. Establishment under the royal sign manual, dated Whitehall, for the Hospital in the Low Countries for the year 1694 for the ensuing campaign: the said establishment to commence from March 25 inst.: Guilders Stivers King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 398.
three Comptrollers, 7 guilders each 21 0
four clerks, 4 guilders each 16 0
four physicians, 10 guilders 10 stivers each 42 0
four chirurgeons, 7 guilders each 28 0
twenty-four chirurgeons' mates, 3 guilders 3 stivers each 75 12
three master apothecaries, one at 7 guilders, two at 4 guilders each 15 0
nine apothecaries' mates at 3 guilders 3 stivers each 28 7
three chaplains, 5 guilders 10 stivers each 16 10
Patrick Lamb, in full for keeping and maintaining three butlers with their assistants and a sufficient number of washers according to his contract (to entertain one head washer and 12 other washers at the least) 42 2
284 0
Mar. 13. Royal warrant to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay a pension of 5s. a day to Capt. Bullock from March 2 inst., being half pay as late a Capt. in the late Regiment of Horse under Col. Thomas Langston. Ibid, p. 430.
Mar. 13. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 80l. to Sir Joseph Williamson in repayment of so much [being his salary supra, p. 522] lent on credit thereof the 9th inst. Money Book XII, p. 188.
The like for 125l. to Richard Cooling, similarly lent the 10th inst.: see supra, p. 523.
Money warrant for 420l. to William Wolseley, esq., conservator and supervisor of Dean Forest: 200l. thereof for two years to 1693, Lady day, on his allowance of 100l. per an. as Conservator; 160l. for same period to six keepers of the walks in said Forest on their 80l. per an., to be equally divided among them; 60l. for said keepers for same period on the allowance of 30l. per an. to be distributed according to the quantity of enclosures within their respective walks: to be satisfied out of moneys of sale of underwood and decayed wood in said Forest. (Money order dated March 14 hereon.) Ibid, p. 194. Order Book IV, p. 71.
Treasury warrant to Thomas Ingram, bailiff of the manor of Hendon, to pay out of the profits thereof 100l. per an. to Melshach Smith and his successors, vicars of Hendon, 100l. per an. in accordance with the great seal of Feb. 17 last supra, pp. 442–3. Money Book XII, p. 196.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 500l. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon the unsatisfied order in his name for land service of the Ordnance: to be issued out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: and to be applied towards carrying on repairs [of forts] to be forthwith done in Jersey and Guernsey and as in part of 2,000l. to be imprested to him for that service. Disposition Book XII, p. 45.
William Shaw (in the absence of Henry Guy) to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint. Send my Lords forthwith your report concerning the new metals for making half pence and farthings. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 208.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to pass, Customs free, 24 horses and a pack of hounds which are ready for embarcation for the service of the Elector Palatine, or [free of] such duties as are not by Act of Parliament appropriated to the repayment of loans. Ibid.
Same to same to pass, Customs free, things as in the enclosed list [missing] for Visct. Galway's Regiment in Flanders. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Smith, merchant, praying to be discharged from imprisonment on account of a debt owing on the new impositions on wines: together with the Customs Commissioners' report [missing] thereon. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Nath. Franklyn as surveyor of Milford Haven loco Richard Nash. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 92.
Ralph Blackshaw as tidesman in fee, London port, loco Jo[h]n Mansergh.
John Mansergh as surveyor of Deal port loco Nath. Francklynn.
[? Mar. 13.] William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition of Capt. Tho. Hart of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers on behalf of himself and the rest of the Captains of the said Regiment concerning levy money due to them for men raised in 1689 and 1690: being for 155 men raised to complete their Companies at 3l. a man. Reference Book VII, p. 36.
Mar. 13. Same to same to report on the enclosed petition of Brigadier Lumley for 3,836l. 15s. 0d. due on account of offreckonings to Jan. 1 last for the Regiment under his command. Ibid, p. 37.
Henry Guy to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed state [missing] of the case of Sutton's Hospital relating to the [assessments for the] present [second] 4s. Aid. Ibid.
Treasury reference to William Lowndes of the petition of Henry Petty, esq., relating to an abatement of quit rents on divers lands in co. Kerry with a report thereon: as referred to the Treasury Lords by the Secretary [of State] the 3rd inst. Ibid.
Same to same of the case of Lady Poole, relict of Sir William Poole, deceased, concerning the balance of her said husband's accounts as late collector of the Customs at Bristol. Ibid, p. 51.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland, By the Queen's sign manual of June 9 last allowances were directed to be made to Mr. Robert Boardman ut supra, pp. 234–5. He has not hitherto obtained any effect of the said letters. You are to comply with the Queen's pleasure as therein. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 393.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in behalf of Peter Hall, Richard Cheslyn and Nicho. Spalden on behalf of themselves and others, tradesmen, that Sir William Villiers' accounts of the Stables (being part of money he should pay them) may not be declared till they be heard by counsel. Notice to be given to Peter Hall in Dean Street near St. Ann's Church, Westminster. Caveat Book, p. 36.
Mar. 14. Royal warrant to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction on record of the judgment as to the King's moiety of the forfeiture of 396l. imposed on Robert Etherick, who in Trinity term, 2 Wm. and Mary, was sentenced for transporting wool on the evidence of James Writtle: all on condition of said Etherick paying 99l. into the Exchequer. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 371.
Royal sign manual for 2,103l. 15s. 0d. to Walter Probert, gent.: as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated March 17 hereon.) (Money order dated April 6 hereon.) Ibid, p. 372. Money Book XII, p. 198. Order Book IV, p. 76.
Mar. 14. Royal sign manual for the following payments, without account: l. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 372. Money Book XII, p. 198.Order Book IV, p. 78.
Henry Pingle as royal bounty towards his transportation as a chaplain to Maryland 20
Elizabeth Willoughby as royal bounty 30
James Male, John Capell and John Cotton as reward for discovering and apprehending Eliz. Davis, alias Laws, alias Eastup, for burglary in the mansion house of Thomas Peters in co. Surrey: under the Proclamation of 1690, Oct. 30 10
Nicholas Salter, Samuell Clarke and David Burnet as the like for discovering and apprehending John Barber, John Pitford, William Jones and John Andrews for burglary committed in the house of the said Salter at Stoke Poges, co. Bucks 10
£70
(Money warrant dated March 19 hereon.) (Money order dated March 22 hereon.)
Royal warrant for a privy seal for 2,400l. to Sir John Lowther of Lowther, bart., without account: he having served for above four years in the place and quality of Vice Chamberlain of the Household, for which service the King always intended he should have 600l. per an. (as enjoyed by some of the former Vice Chamberlains of the Household) over and above the other ancient profits of that place. (Money warrant dated April 4 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Mar. 31.) (Money order dated April 4 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 373. Money Book XII, p. 205. Order Book IV, p. 74.
Money order for 230l. 13s. 7d. to John Walker, esq., Usher of the Exchequer Court, for necessaries delivered to the officers of said Court in Hilary term, 1693, and for diet “for the said officers” [sic for the said Usher] for 217 days, 1693, Aug. 5, to 1693–4, March 10. Order Book IV, p. 68.
William Lowndes (in the absence of Henry Guy) to the Customs Commissioners for a certificate of the sums paid by William Tayloe for the duties upon masts and other provisions for shipping enumerated in the enclosed letter [missing] which have been lately imported by him from New England. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 208.
Mar. 15. Royal letters patent appointing Charles, Earl of Shrewsbury, to be a Principal Secretary of State with an annuity of 100l. from Christmas last. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 403.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 125l. to Sir John Trenchard in repayment of so much lent by him [being his salary ut supra, p. 521] the 9th inst. on credit thereof. Money Book XII, p. 188.
125l. to Sir John Nicholas, similarly lent the 10th inst. supra, pp. 522, 523.
62l. 10s. 0d. to William Bridgman, similarly lent.
Same to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay 20l. 16s. 8d. to Frances Thornton for 1688, Christmas, to 1690, Lady day, being so much due on the salary of 16l. 13s. 4d. to Thomas Mitton, late Comptroller of Hull port; he being under obligation to pay her mother 40l. per an. out of the profits of his said office, and there being 50l. due thereon when the said Mitton was dismissed; towards which debt she has prayed for payment of such unpaid salary. Ibid, p. 194.
Mar. 15. Treasury warrant to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay 96l. 12s. 0d. to Abraham Clerke, Remembrancer of the city of London, to be by him paid over to Sir William Ashurst, kt., Lord Mayor, the Sheriffs et al. of the city for a bill of impost of wine, in proportions detailed, for the year commencing 1693, Christmas. Money Book XII, p. 195.
Money warrant for 20l. to Sir Eliab Harvey to be distributed among the underkeepers and rangers of Waltham Forest, co. Essex: to be satisfied out of the King's moiety of a fine imposed on George Evans for stealing deer out of New Park. (Money order dated Mar. 19 hereon.) Ibid, p. 197. Order Book IV, p. 70.
Henry Guy to the Customs Cashier to pay 11l. 13s. 11½d. to Mr. Fox for 2 per cent. gratuity on 1,000l. lent on credit of the Exchequer in general. Disposition Book XII, p. 1.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 46.
Out of contributions for annuities reserved for levy money.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for levy money for two additional Troops to the Earl of Fairfax's Regiment of Dragoons 1,440 0 0
to ditto for levy money for two additional Troops to the Earl of Essex's Regiment of Dragoons 1,440 0 0
to ditto for levy money for two additional Companies to the Regiment of Scotch Guards 320 0 0
to ditto in part of 11,331l. 13s. 4d. to be paid to the several Regiments of Horse, Foot and Dragoons in Flanders, being part of their month's subsistence commencing Feb. 3 last to the 2nd inst., which they are to receive here to enable them to provide recruit horses and to levy men; “directions being given to [the Paymaster in] Flanders for the drawing so much short on that month's subsistence” 1,080 0 0
Out of loans on the second 4s. Aid.
to ditto more to complete the said 11,331l. 13s. 4d. 10,251 13 4
£14,531 13 4
Same to same to issue as follows out of loans on the second 4s. Aid, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid.
to the Earl of Ranelagh to answer bills drawn on him for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders and now due 8,005 1 6
to ditto for Mr. Lamb upon his contract for furnishing the Hospitals in Flanders with provisions etc. 2,000 0 0
to ditto for the ordinary in the said Earl's Office [of Paymaster of the Forces] as fees etc. 500 0 0
to Mr. Fox for so much due to a serjeant and eight Dragoons of Capt. St. Pier's Troop to answer a debt due to Mris. Martha Dillon of Dublin 60 19 6
to ditto for so much due to Hercules Russell as Cornet in Col. Wolesly's Regiment of Horse 70 2 11
to ditto for an arrear of subsistence to four French Reformed officers for the time they were with the Earl of Monmouth at Guernsey 75 0 0
to ditto to answer a bill payable to Sir John Guise for oats delivered to Foubert's Troop 25 10 0
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Victuallers 10,000 0 0
to ditto for wages to seamen, being to continue the pay of the ships at the Buoy in the Nore 20,000 0 0
£40,736 13 11
Mar. 15. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 24,800l. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of the first moneys that shall be brought into the Exchequer by way of loans on the 4s. Aid: to be issued on any unsatisfied order in his name for the service of the Forces: hereof 4,800l. is to be paid to Sir William Gore for value paid by his order at Dresden for the Elector of Saxony and 20,000l. is to satisfy bills drawn by Mr. Schuylen-burgh from Holland. (Same to the Earl of Ranelagh dated March 21 to so apply same.) Disposition Book XII, p. 47, 49.
Same to the Paymaster of the Works to pay (out of the 2,000l. directed to you supra, p. 511, out of the Post Office revenue) 92l. 3s. 10d. to William Clark; 52l. thereof for two years' salary to Christmas last at 26l. per an.; 2l. 18s. 10d. for disbursements by order of Mr. Herbert; 37l. 5s. 0d. for timber, nails etc. for repairs necessary in St. James's Park this ensuing year. Ibid, p. 47.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 1,500l. to the Commissioners of Transportation in further part of 13,816l. 15s. 8d. ut supra, p. 501. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 209.
Same to same for a same to authorise same to pay 70l. 2s. 11d. to Hercules Russell, without deduction of poundage, as in full of his arrears of pay as Adjutant and Cornet to Capt. Thomas Newcomen's Troop in Col. Woolsely's Regiment of Horse, viz. to 1691, Dec. 18, the day on which the said Troop was broke. Ibid.
Mar. 15. Henry Guy to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of money received and paid by the Navy Treasurer between Feb. 22 and 28 last; also of money paid by said Treasurer to ships etc. between the 1st and 7th inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 209.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Richard Hodges and other tradesmen, shewing that in 1692 they supplied Mr. Phillip Colby with several accoutrements for clothing, amounting to 3,621l. 12s. 6d., “whose executor” has assigned to them money [due to said Colby] for clothing the Regiments of the Earl of Oxford and Col. Henry Trelawney for the same year; therefore praying payment [of said assignments]. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export, Customs free, of some goods which Mr. Faulconeer is sending for several Regiments in Flanders with the convoy now ready to sail. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to same to employ Nicholas Genvar as boatman at Scilly loco Peter Phillips, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 92.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Mary Scrope, shewing that the wife of Fra. Riva, servant to the late Queen Mary [of Modena], about the time of the Revolution left goods of the said Riva with petitioner's husband, desiring him to take care of same for said Riva; that on the 9th inst. John Ford and others, under a Custom House commission [to them as seizers], seized the said goods as the late Queen Mary's proper goods; therefore praying restoration thereof. Reference Book VII, p. 37.
Same to Auditor Aldworth of the state of Robert White's account of moneys for cutting, making, ricking etc. 200 acres of grass etc. and for repairs etc. in Richmond New Park; amounting to 1,537l. 4s. 7d. Ibid, p. 38.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Chancellor and Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, enclosing the petition [missing] of Mr. Francis Babe for the office of Surveyor of the Imported and Inland Excise in Ireland, together with several reports thereon and papers relating to petitioner's services as late Surveyor of the Revenue, Ireland. Please report thereon and advise us whether, by the Act for settling their Majesties' revenue in Ireland, the office of a Surveyor be absolutely necessary. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 394.
Mar. 16. Deputation by William Blathwayt [as Auditor of the Plantations] to Edward Cranfield to audit the accounts of their Majesties' revenue of Barbados. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) I, p. 416. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 280.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 88l. 19s. 3d. to Thomas Browne and Nathaniell Horneby ut supra, p. 524; out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. Disposition Book XII, p. 48.
62l. 10s. 0d. to the executors of John Dive, upon his salary as late one of the clerks of the [Privy] Council ut infra, p. 537; out of loans to be made or procured by said executors on credit of said Excise.
[? Mar. 17.] Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies in said Excise for 1,000l. to Sir John Somers in repayment of so much lent by him thereon this day. Money Book XII, p. 187.
Mar. 17. Same to same for same for 37,000l. to Thomas Browne in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 15th and 16th inst. Ibid, p. 188.
Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 478l. 10s. 0d. for subsistence to the Regiment of Dragoons under Lord Fairfax “and to put the same on your [weekly] memorial [for money]; which my Lords will take care to repay you the next week.” Disposition Book XII, p. 47.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 200l. to me [Guy] for secret service; out of seizures lately desired [directed] to be reserved supra, p. 491. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 501l. 3s. 9d. ut supra, p. 503, to the Agents for Taxes and William Burton, out of arrears of taxes not appropriated. Ibid, p. 48.
Same to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay 20l. into the Exchequer out of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty. (Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same to Hen. Pingle, who is going chaplain to Maryland.) Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to reserve for my Lords' particular disposal the 60,000l. which the Excise Commissioners and their Cashier have agreed to lend or to procure to be lent on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. Ibid.
Same to Mr. D'Cardonnell to forthwith send the account ut supra, p. 513, concerning Col. Wingfeild. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 210.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] of money paid by the Navy Treasurer to ships etc. between the 7th and 14th inst. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General. Send my Lords your opinion on the enclosed paper [missing], containing some queries concerning the present 4s. Aid. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing the memorial [missing] of Mr. Oliver, their Majesties' Master Mason, concerning a parcel of stones brought from Ireland in the Edward and Jane, and now stopped at Liverpool for the duty thereon. The officer at Liverpool is to permit them to come to London to pay the duty there. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Richards The King has read over your account of the servants of the Chamber who were appointed to serve his Majesty the last campaign, and objects to several that he does not remember that he saw them at all in that expedition; and therefore his Majesty would have an exact list of such only as did personally attend him there and particularly those of the Robes and the Harbingers, leaving out of account all but what was the ordinary allowance for the last campaign, the rest of their allowances being not to be considered till the arrears of the [Treasurer of the Chamber's] Office be stated. Ibid.
Mar. 17. Robert Squibb [for Henry Guy] to Capt. Thomas Langley. Mr. Guy has received yours of the 3rd inst. relating to your subsisting Dutch seamen and soldiers that come to Harwich. My Lords' positive and express direction is that you pay no more money to Dutch seamen and soldiers for their subsistence, for if you do their Lordships will not repay you. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 211.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Richard Patrickson, shewing that he became bound in 1,000l. for one Benson, a collector of Excise, who in a very short time ran 3,000l. in arrear, for which “his” estate is seized and his person imprisoned, yet not able to pay any considerable part thereof; therefore praying that such proportion of said bond may be discharged as his Majesty shall think fit. Reference Book VII, p. 37.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in behalf of Mris. Ann Wynyard, alias Incledon, keeper of their Majesties' Royal House of Westminster, within the Palace of Westminster, that no grant or lease may pass the Treasury to Mr. Whitaker or any other of a certain house adjoining to the Upper House of Parliament in the Old Palace Yard, Westminster, till she be heard as to her right therein. Notice to be given to Mr. Incledon at his house in the Old Palace, Westminster. Caveat Book, p. 33.
Mar. 19. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 125l. to Mr. Blathwayt in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 16th inst. Money Book XII, p. 188.
Money warrant for 62l. 10s. 0d. to the executors of John Dive for 1692, Christmas quarter, on his salary as a Clerk of the Privy Council ut supra, p. 535. Ibid, p. 197.
Treasury allowance of the incidents bill, detailed, of the Excise Office for the half year ended 1693, Christmas (total, 1,766l. 1s. 6d.). Ibid, pp. 198–9.
Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing a copy of the letter of Dec. 7 last supra, p. 413, concerning John Clough, which letter my Lords are informed is mislaid. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 211.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 60l. 9s. 8d. to Mris. Martha Dillon on account of a debt due to her for several goods taken from her by a serjeant and eight private men of Capt. Lt. Peirs' Troop of Col. Edward Mathews' Royal Regiment of Dragoons: same to be placed to account of the debts chargeable on the Regiment for quarters etc. in Ireland and deducted out of the clearings to 1692, April 1. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Feilding. Attend my Lords to-morrow about your letter of to-day relating to the papers and vouchers of your accounts. Ibid.
Treasury reference to Mr. [Auditor] Aldworth of the petition and case of Antho. Hammond (referred to the Treasury by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham), shewing that his father purchased the residue of a 99 years' term, and afterwards purchased the inheritance, of the manor of Somersham co. Huntingdon, without knowing that there was an intermediate term of 43 years granted from the end of said 99 years' term to Lord Holles et al. in trust for the now Queen Dowager; therefore praying a grant of the residue of said 43 years' term after expiry of such terms as shall be granted by said Queen Dowager, who has power to renew and fill up for 31 years. Reference Book VII, p. 36.
Mar. 20. Money warrant for 1,293l. 16s. 0d. to Thomas Brown and John Rawkins, to wit 1,235l. 16s. 0d. to Brown and 58l. to Rawkins: as well in reward for acceptable services performed to their Majesties as in satisfaction of moneys by them expended therein. (Money order dated March 21 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 197. Order Book IV, p. 70.
Same dormant for 400l. per an. from 1693, Lady day, to William Wardour, Clerk of the Pells, as allowance for managing the business of his office in relation to the Million Act (the Act for granting certain duties of Excise etc., 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 3), as well in relation to the terms of survivorship as the annuities or otherwise; wherein he employs five clerks: to be payable out of the surplus or remainder of the moneys arising by the said Act: hereon 300l. to be paid forthwith for three quarters to Christmas last. Money Book XII, pp. 206–7.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the new duty on coffee etc., viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 49.
to me [Guy] for secret service 171 12 0
to Mris. Disney 32 10 0
to Mr. Welbeck 9 2 6
£213 4 6
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to satisfy (out of tallies now in your hands) the 12,064l. 16s. 8d. due to the Regiment of Scotch Foot Guards and Graham's and Mackay's Regiments; according to your report of the 13th inst. on Mr. William Graham's petition. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Sir Cloudesley Shovell has recommended a person as collector at Wells in Lynn Regis port loco Owen Godfrey, deceased. Send to him for an account of the man and, if fit, present him to my Lords for the appointment. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 212.
Same to Mr. Hutchinson [Solicitor to the Customs]. Send me an account from time to time of all seizures as soon as they are made, the nature and value of the goods and the seizer's name. Also send a monthly account how the prosecutions of all seizures stand and in what probable time the money for them will be paid into the Exchequer; and send me notice, two days before, of what moneys will be paid into the Exchequer for them, as in my letter of Feb. 20 last supra, p. 505. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Cawthorpe and Christopher Rands, Receivers General for co. Lincoln, praying that 1,000l. which they overpaid on the 3s. Aid [the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid] may be transferred to their account of the first 4s. Aid. Reference Book VII, p. 37.
Mar. 20. Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the several reasons for prohibiting the import of all foreign made lutestrings [lustrings] and alamodes, as referred to said Lords by Order in Council of Feb. 22 last. We referred same to the Customs Commissioners, who have proposed the enclosed clause [missing] to be inserted in an Act of Parliament for marking and sealing all such whether entered at the Custom House or brought in on seizure. If passed, they are of opinion such clause would prove not only a great advantage to the revenue, but an encouragement to the manufacture of those commodities in this kingdom. We agree with this opinion. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 275.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to discharge the debt of 44l. 1s.d. resting on Ann Newton, widow of George Newton, for many years a faithful collector of Excise, being an arrear resting on his accounts at his death, he having died poor and left his wife and family in a low condition, and his death being due to illness contracted when appointed collector for North Wales in 1689, being a very bad and mountainous riding. Ibid.
Same to same to allow in account 50l. to Thomas Amy, late a Receiver General of Hearthmoney, for a quarter's salary to 1690. June 24, upon his clearing the 78l. 13s. 10d. balance of his account. Ibid, p. 276.
50l. similarly to Cha. Brumsted, a same; that being the balance of his account.
14l. 19s. 2d. to Geo. Tokefeild, a collector of Hearthmoney, on his giving bond to pay same when he shall receive 20l. which he lent to Mr. Dereing, the Comptroller of Hearthmoney, upon his promising an office acquittance.
84l. 10s. 2d. to William Thody, a same, for law charges, constables' fees, moneys repaid and for a surcharge; upon condition of his paying 50l., the balance of his account.
Same to same to stay process against John Clay late collector of Excise in North Wales, on his paying 330l. 2s.d. towards his debt of 820l. 2s.d.; he having been accustomed to return his money by [bills of] graziers and dealers in cattle, who after they had sold their cattle in London paid the money into the Excise Office, London, for his account; and in April, 1688, he so paid 300l. to Griffith John Lewis, alias James, a grazier of Denbigh, taking bond for same in 600l. from said Jones and Sir Evan Lloyd; and in Aug., 1688, he paid him another 300l. under the like bond, but of the said two sums only 110l. has been paid [into the Excise Office], and both said bonds have accordingly been put in suit and seizure has been made of an estate of the said Jones of about 12l. per an. and some debts to the value of 350l., and the said Sir Evan Lloyd has proposed to pay 50l. per an. until the balance of 490l. is paid. Process is hereby to be continued against the said Sir Evan who has a considerable estate. Ibid.
Mar. 20. Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to discharge, on payment of 40l., Charles Lloyd of the debt of 130l. 15s. 10½d. resting on him as late brewer of the city of Bristol, he having been a common brewer of good repute there for many years, and failed in his estate by decay of trade and losses from customers and having reduced his Excise debt from 299l. 16s. 10¾d to 130l. 15s. 10½d., is no ways able to satisfy the rest, and his brothers, who are merchants in Bristol, offer to pay 40l. in settlement, whereby his person may be at liberty. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 277.