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April 1694, 21-30

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'Entry Book: April 1694, 21-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 597-606. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82138 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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April 1694, 21–30

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
April 21. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to forthwith view (so as to prevent spoiling by frequent moving) 99 trees arrived in a ship from Bordeaux, Henry Peterson master. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 229.
April 23. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to revoke the patent of Anthony Meeke, gent., and Robert Cowley, gent., deceased, as one of the five undersearchers of London port, and to grant said office to Christopher Waters, alias Stockdale, esq., and to said Meeke or the survivor during pleasure. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 411.
Same to same for a same to revoke the grant to John Visct. Fitz Hardinge, and William Shaw of the office of one of the two searchers at Gravesend and to grant same to Charles Villiers, esq., and said Shaw, during pleasure as amply as Henry, Earl of Clarendon, William Chiffinch and Martin Fowkes (in trust for Thomas Chiffinch, the other searcher there) enjoy the like office. Ibid, p. 418.
Royal sign manual for the issue of 143l. 12s. 7d., viz. 91l. 17s. 4¼d. to Sir Stephen Evance, 19l. 3s. 10¾d. to Henry Furnace, 2l. 3s.d. to Whitfeild Hayter and 30l. 8s.d. to Josia Ordway, without account: in consideration of good and acceptable services. (Money warrant dated May 1 hereon.) (Money order dated May? 15 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated? May 15 to pay same out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.) Ibid, p. 413. Money Book XII, p. 213. Order Book IV, p. 85. Disposition Book XII, p. 77.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Master of the Great Wardrobe to pay 300l. per an. to Thomas Townsend, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe, as in lieu of the ancient fee of 6d. per pound for all moneys paid to tradesmen and artificers for wares delivered to, and for work done for the said Wardrobe: all in continuation of the privy seal of 1676, March 31: the said Townsend having represented that his said fee of poundage did amount to about 800l. per an. and having therefore prayed an allowance in lieu thereof, “which at [up to the] present we have not thought fit to grant unto him,” but the King is now graciously disposed that he shall have the said allowance from 1688, Lady day. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 428–9.
Same to same for a same for 1,200l per an. to Francis Russell, esq., constituted by a great seal of Dec. 26 last as Capt. General and Governor in Chief of Barbados and several other islands and places in America: to be payable from the said date out of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty arising in that island either out of the goods in specie for the said duty there by the hands of the collectors thereof there or out of the revenue arising by the said duty at the Exchequer. Ibid, pp. 430–1.
April 23. Money warrant for 50l. to Peter Guenon Beaubuisson, Gentleman of the Bows and Guns and Keeper of the Private Armoury at Whitehall: for half a year to Lady day last on his allowance for keeping said private armoury. (Money order dated May 7 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 211. Order Book IV, p. 83.
Same for 29l. 2s. 6d. to same for same half year's allowance as Gentleman of the Bows. Money Book XII, p. 211.
Same for 45l. 12s. 6d. each to Nathaniell Cox and Ben. Cooling for one year to Sept. 29 last on their allowance of 2s. 6d. a day each as Keepers of the Council Chamber. Ibid, p. 212.
Same for 955l. to Robert, Lord Lexinton, Envoy Extraordinary to the Emperor of Germany: 500l. thereof as equipage and 455l. as one quarter's ordinary by way of advance. (Money order dated April 26 hereon.) Ibid, p. 212. Order Book IV, p. 82.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows to the Earl of Ranelagh out of the contributions on salt: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 67.
for subsistence to one Battalion of the First Regiment of Guards to April 1 inst., 1,015l. 11s. 11d., and thence to April 30, 615l 13s. 11d 1,631 15 10
for same to the Regiment of Lord Cutts for the like periods, 468l. 12s. 9d. and 878l. 13s. 11d. 1,347 6 8
for same to Brigadier Erle's Regiment for the like periods, 58l. 11s. 0d. and 878l. 13s. 11d. 937 4 11
for same to Brigadier Hastings' Regiment for the like periods, 878l. 13s. 11d. and 878l. 13s. 11d. 1,757 7 10
for same to Brigadier Coliear's Regiment, the like 1,757 7 10
for same to the Marquis de Rada's Regiment, the like 1,757 7 10
for same to Col. Venner's Regiment for the like periods, 1,698l. 16s. 3d. and 878l. 13s. 11d. 2,577 10 2
£11,765 11 1
Same to same to issue 527l. 4s.d. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby out of contributions on salt for subsistence to the Regiments of Brigadier Stewart, Col. Coote and Col. Row, being 175l. 14s.d. each Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissions to permit William Trenchard, esq., to transport three horses from Bristol to Ireland. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 229.
Same to the Agents for Taxes, enclosing the duplicate [missing]of the assessment to the 4s. Aid in the Hundreds of Shropham and Guiltcross, co Norfolk. Take care same be transmitted to the King's Remembrancer's Office. Ibid.
April 23. Henry Guy to Mr. [Charles] Fox to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Lord Strathnaver and Col. George Hamilton, praying six months' arrear due to their Regiments (which are now placed on the Scotch establishment), same amounting to about 4,000l, “they advancing the like sum.” Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 230.
Same to the Commissioners of Transports. The King has directed a ship to be hired to transport the goods, equipage and servants of Col. Russell to Barbados, where he is appointed Governor. You are to pay for said hire and place same to the account of the Transport service. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the embarcation, Customs free, of provisions for the use of the Hospitals in the Low Countries. Ibid.
Appending: schedule of said provisions.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 96,000l. and 8,00l. to Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance for the Duke of Savoy ut supra, p. 595. Ibid, p. 231.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 103.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the King in Council, dated Whitehall, that the embargo laid the 14th and 28th of December last be taken off from all ships and vessels whatsoever.
Treasury reference to Samuell Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of the Earl of Rochester, shewing that Charles II in the 17th year of his reign granted petitioner for ever the Honor, Lordship and manor of Kenilworth (“Killingworth”), the scite of the late monastery, rectory impropriate, castle and mansion house and the park or chase of Killingworth, co. Warwick, and divers other lands etc. thereto, but excepted thereout several coppices or woodlands in grant to Sir Cha. Berkely: that the said Berkely's grant expired 1691–2, March 18: therefore praying a grant of the said coppices etc. in like manner as the Honor was granted. Reference Book VII, p. 43.
Same to the Commissioners of Transports of the petition of Thomas Ward, commander of the ship Yarmouth, for 999l. 4s. 2d. due to him for the transport service in 1693. Ibid, p. 44.
Same to same of the petition of Robert Mackarrell. merchant, complaining of the Lords Justices' report on his former petitions, and praying to be referred into Ireland, and further setting forth that his whole value has been seized on and four ships worth near 4,000l. have been sold, and that his other ships, viz. the Mary, Fortune, Francis, Dolphin and May Flower, are still unsold, and is all that is left him except 2,000l. due for transports [service]: therefore praying that the said five ships with their loading, amounting to 1,387l. 8s. 1d., may be delivered him in part of the said 2,000l. Ibid.
April 23. Royal warrant to Henry, Lord Capell, Sir Cyril Wyche, kt., and William Duncomb, esq., Lords Justices of Ireland, to grant to Col. Henry Lutterell a custodiam for three years from March 25 last of Col. Simon Lutterell's estate; the said Col. Henry having petitioned the King setting forth that at the surrender of Limerick the Earl of Athlone, made him a promise of holding the estate of the said Col. Simon under the like tenure as his predecessors formerly held: to which the King is pleased to condescend. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 404–5.
Same to same to place on the establishment within the Civil list of expense, Ireland, the additional salaries of 200l. per an. each to the Judges of the several Courts of the King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, Ireland: to be payable quarterly from Christmas last. “But it is our express will and pleasure that no payment be made on the said additional allowances until we receive an account from you that our [Irish] revenue will bear the same.” Ibid, p. 406.
Same to same to pay 1,333l. 6s. 8d. to Sir Charles Porter, 375l. thereof for his whole salary as Chancellor of Ireland for 1690, Christmas quarter, and 958l. 6s. 8d. for the additional allowance of 500l. per an. for one year and eleven months to 1692, Aug. 28; the King having intended him 1,500l. per an. as Chancellor, being the allowance he had when he formerly served in that office, but the establishment for Ireland was not made till after Christmas, 1690, and all payments thereby were to commence from that date, whereby said Chancellor was by mistake entered at 1,000l. per an., being thus abridged of a quarter's salary ending at Christmas, 1690, and of 500l. per an. for the time following to 1692, Aug. 28, when Visct. Sidney arrived as Lieut. General in Ireland. Ibid, p. 407.
April 24. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1,300l. to Mr. Pelham out of the moneys arising by seizures as same shall come into the Exchequer; preferable to any other payments already ordered thereout. Disposition Book XII, p. 67.
Same to Visct. Sidney to direct payment to Col William Romer on account of his pay as an engineer in Flanders of the 243l. 6s. 8d. directed the 19th inst. supra, p. 594, to the Treasurer of the Ordnance. Ibid, p. 68.
Same to Mr. Hutchinson [Solicitor to the Customs] for an account by next Monday what sums may probably be paid in this term and upon what seizures they arise. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 230.
[?] Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account of moneys received and paid by the Treasurer of the Navy to ships between the 14th and 21st. Ibid.
April 24. Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William Richins for employment in the collecting of the salt duty. Reference Book VII, p. 44.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Maurice Bocland, shewing that Richard Becland, his ancestor, obtained a grant from Hy. VIII of the moiety of the manor of Shepton Mallet, co. Somerset, “which he enjoyed till the 7th of James I,” when it was recovered by Prince Henry as parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, and same was granted in 1660 for 31 years now expired; that Charles II promised petitioner the pre-emption on such expiry: therefore praying a grant thereof. Ibid.
April 25. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant of a yearly rent or sum of 2,000l. to Henry de Nassau, Seigneur D'Auverquere and to his heirs etc. for ever; 800l. per an. thereof out of the Crown lands in cos. Pembroke, Carmarthen, Cardigan, Brecon, Radnor, Glamorgan and Haverford West, “which are part of the Dominion and Principality of Wales and usually called South Wales,” and the remaining 1,200l. per an. out of the like of North Wales: to be payable half yearly from March 25 last. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 420–1.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Sir John Somers, kt., Keeper of the Great. Seal, of an annuity or yearly sum of 4,000l., 2,000l. thereof payable out of the Post Office revenue and 2,000l. out of the revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall: to be payable quarterly from Lady day last. Ibid, pp. 421–2.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 1,000l. to Thomas Browne in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 21st inst. Money Book XII, p. 200.
Money warrant for 750l. to six of the Commissioners for Public Accounts (Sir Tho. Clargis, kt., Paul Foley, Sir Mathew Andrews, kt., Sir Benj. New-land, kt., Sir Samuell Barnardiston, bart., and Robert Harley), being 125l. each for one quarter's allowance to the 25th inst. (Money order dated April 26 hereon.) Ibid, p. 212. Order Book IV, p. 81.
Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Robert Chaplin to be appointed Receiver General of the Quarterly Poll for co. Suffolk. Please report whether he or Pacy (who is likewise referred to you) be the best Receiver. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 231.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners for Sick and Wounded Seamen of the petition of Robert Seaman of Harwich, praying payment of 31l. 5s. 0d. for medicines and labour [of attendance etc. performed] to 125 Dutch seamen. Reference Book VII, p. 44.
Report to the Treasury Lords [from William Blathwaite] on the petition of Lord Baltimore ut supra, pp. 587–8. By two Acts of Assembly in Maryland an impost of 2s. per hogshead of tobacco exported thence is granted to the Lord Proprietor (a moiety whereof is appropriated to the use of the Government there) and likewise an imposition of 14d. per ton on ships trading there, to be paid to his lordship for port duties and anchorage. Upon taking the said Province under the Crown it was directed by Order in Council of 1690-I, Feb. 20, that the one moiety of said 2s. per hogshead should be to the use of the Government [there] and the other moiety and the said 14d. per ton should be to the Lord Proprietor for his own use. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) I, pp. 427–30.
Upon the late happy Revolution two Agents were sent over [to England] with an address of submission to the King from the Convention of Maryland; and for their gratification and for the paying of their expenses several bills (amounting to 767l. 11s. 0d.) for the said impost and tonnage were ordered by the King to be given to the said Agents of Maryland and were accordingly so delivered by Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, to whom they had been remitted. Some time after Lord Baltimore obtained a Treasury warrant 1691–2, Jan. 28, for 465l. 19s. 0d. for [as in lieu of] his part of the bills [thus] delivered to the said Agents, out of the King's moiety of the impost of several ships which came from Maryland in 1690, but for the impost and port duties whereof Mr. Knight received from the shipmasters only 690l. 10s. 0d., whereof the King's part came to only 296l. 19s. 0d., which sum was paid to Lord Baltimore in part of said 465l. 19s. 0d., thus leaving 169l. due to him for [as in lieu of] his part of the bills received by the said Agents of Maryland [for the year 1690].
By an Order in Council of 1691, Sept. 10, several bills, amounting to 1,319l. 18s. 8d., for the King's moiety of impost and for the whole of the tunnage duties for 1691 were delivered to Mr. Knight without any satisfaction made to Lord Baltimore for his 553l. 16s. 8d., part of the port duties. Of the said 1,319l. 18s. 8d. Mr. Knight charges himself with the receipt of only 991l. 18s. 10d., of which 400l. was paid to Col. Copley, the late Governor, and 80l. to the Secretary of Maryland pursuant to certain orders in Council. There remains therefore in Mr. Knight's hands 411l. 18s. 10d., out of which your Lordships may order 169l. [as above] to Lord Baltimore to complete his 465l. 19s. 0d. under the Treasury warrant of 1691–2, Jan. 28, in lieu of his share in the bills paid to the Agents of Maryland. This will leave 242l. 18s. l0d. in Knight's hands, which may be paid to Lord Baltimore in part of his interest in the impost and port duties of the year 1691 as above. There will then remain due a further sum to him [Baltimore] on that account but the value thereof cannot be ascertained till the account of revenue for Maryland for 1691 be transmitted to the Treasury. As to the sums which Lord Baltimore alleges to be in the hands of Mr. Paggen, merchant, Mr. Hutchinson and others in London for the port duties in Maryland for 1692, I have seen a list of bills for 188l. 11s. 8d. sent from Col. Copley on account thereof and which Paggen owns to be in his hands. I think he and all other persons to whom such bills have been remitted ought to be ordered to pay same to petitioner, who is rightfully entitled thereto.
Followed by: statement of Lord Baltimore's account.
April 26. Privy seal for 600l. per an. to Peregrine Bertie, ut supra, p. 580. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 404.
William Lowndes, in the absence of Henry Guy, to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, pp. 68–9.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for wages, viz. 44,852l. out of loans on the second 4s. Aid and 5,148l. out of contribution on salt 50,000 0 0
out of contribution on salt
to ditto for the Victualling Commissioners 10,000 0 0
to ditto [for same] for victualling soldiers to barbados 400 0 0
to ditto [for same] for victualling Jersey and Guernsey 500 0 0
to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay bills from Flanders for subsistence 21,818 1 6
to ditto for Sir Jos. Herne for his third payment of his letter of credit for 72,000l. for a month's subsistence for the Forces in Flanders, commencing 1694, April 1 18,000 0 0
to ditto to pay Exchequer fees 1,100 0 0
to Mr. Fox for transports, viz. for two Regiments of Scotch Dragoons and recruit horses that sail with the Majesty 4,603 11 5
[to ditto for same] for carrying Ordnance stores to Flanders 533 14 0
[to ditto for same] to carry 400 recruits of Foot to Flanders 126 0 0
[to ditto for same] to carry clothing there 358 0 0
£107,439 6 11
April 26. William Lowndes, in the absence of Henry Guy, to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise made or to be made by Mr. Lassells, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 69.
to Mr. Dormer on his pension 100 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service 50 0 0
to the Cofferer for the King's new barber, Mr. Longbottom 100 0 0
to the Duke of Ormond [as royal] bounty 3,750 0 0
to Mr. Beaubuisson upon his fees 79 2 6
to Mr. Richards on the order in his name for services payable in the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office for Mr. Chaplyn 33 0 0
to Benj. Cooling and Nathaniell Cox, Keepers of the Council Chamber, out of loans to be made by themselves or any other at their nomination and appointment upon credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 91 5 0
£4,203 7 6
April 28. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 5,000l. to Richard Lascells in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 24th inst. Money Book XII, p. 200.
Same to same for same on same for 1,500l. to Thomas Browne in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 26th inst. Ibid.
April 28. Money warrant for 100l. to Charles Dormer in part of 120l. for one year to 1692, Christmas, on his annuity. (Money order dated April 30 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 213. Order Book IV, p. 82.
Same for 51l. 11s. 0d. to Edward Noell, 54l. 8s. 0d. to Thomas Browne and 106l. 8s. 6d. to Richard Lascells for good and acceptable services and in satisfaction of moneys by them expended therein. (Money order dated May 7 hereon.) (Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, taking no more fees than are taken on issues for secret service.) Money Book XII, p. 213. Order Book IV, p. 84. Disposition Book XII, p. 76.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of contributions on salt, viz. l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 70.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for Lieut. Gen. Talmash, to be paid him on a Contingent warrant 700 0 0
to ditto for Lieut. Col. Willson on a like 100 0 0
to ditto for Machado to make up 15,000l. as part of 30,000l. to be advanced on this year's contracts for bread and waggons 5,000 0 0
to ditto for the Danes in full of their arrear to 1693, April 1 5,000 0 0
to ditto for Major General Miremont, to be paid on a Contingent warrant 730 0 0
to ditto for waggon money to the battalions in full of 11,800l. 4,800 0 0
to ditto for two Companies of Col. Beaumont's Regiment at Tilbury in part of subsistence to 1694, April 1 250 0 0
to ditto for subsistence of the new levies for a month from 1693–4, March 1, to 1694, April 1 8,594 10 3
to ditto for levy money to Capt. Prince's Company in Jamaica 400 0 0
to ditto for Capt. Fletcher, the like for completing 400 men at New York 160 0 0
to ditto for officers of the Hospital for two months' advance on their establishment 1,653 10 0
to ditto for subsistence for 12 Regiments which are to encamp near Portsmouth, on account 4,500 0 0
£31,588 0 0
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to obtain the King's signature to the enclosed draft warrant [missing], which the King has seen and approved, for computing the Regiments in Flanders from 1692, April], to 1693. March 31, according to the establishment. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 231.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to the Earl of Ranelagh a box with a picture arrived in the St. Maria, Bartout de Shuyter master, shipped by Joseph de la Pena. Ibid.
April 28. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to pass goods for the King, as in the enclosed paper [missing], which are now on board the Liberty of Rotterdam, Henry van Swoll master, now off Gravesend, same having been sealed at Whitehall. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 232.
Treasury warrant to same to employ Thomas Charlton as waterman to the searchers in London port loco Antho. Palmer, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 100.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated March 13 last from the Earl of Dorset to the Earl of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe, to deliver for the service of the Troop of Grenadier Guards under the Hon. Col. Geo. Cholmondeley a velvet coat trimmed with silk and silver lace for a kettle drummer, four other drummers and six hautboys; and one standard and banners for a kettle drum[mer]. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 285.
April 30. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 3,158l. to the Earl of Ranelagh on any unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl on the 4s. Aid: and to be applied as follows, viz. 3.007l. 12s. 6d. to be paid to Isaac Teal, Jonathan Leigh and the apothecaries for internal and external medicines and drugs supplied by them to the Land Forces and Hospitals in Flanders for the year l693: and the remaining 150l 7s. 6d. for the poundage thereof. Disposition Book XII, p. 70.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Lord George Hamilton concerning the 809l. 18s.d. due to him from several officers of his Regiment. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 236.
Same to the Agents for Taxes, enclosing a letter [missing] from the Commissioners for the first Quarterly Poll [3 Wm. and Mary, c. 6] and for the Review thereof [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 14] within co. Pembroke, and also for the first 4s. Aid [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 1] in said county, containing some informations exhibited by the Receivers General against their clerks. Ibid, p. 231.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh, enclosing a copy [missing] of an Order in Council relating to the colony of New York in America. Ibid, p. 232.
Same to same Robert Davies, late Agent to the Regiment now under the Duke of Schomberg, has petitioned for payment (out of money due to that Regiment) of 97l. 3s. 9d. which he disbursed on account of that Regiment and an arrear of 115l. 12s. 1d. for his pay as Cornet to that Regiment; and further that a considerable sum due to him from several of the officers thereof may be stopped out of their money. Mr. Fox has reported finding said statements true: but the said Regiment being now under your care [of pay] you are desired to so pay said two sums and to so stop said further items so owing, Ibid, p. 233.
April 30. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ William Temple as waiter and searcher at Sarum in Poole port loco Tho. Temple, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 100.