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'Entry book: May 1695, 16-25', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 1073-1087. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82172 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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May 1695, 16–25

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
May 16. William Lowndes to the Paymaster of the Works to pay to Mr. White for repairs of his Majesty's house at Richmond, as by his enclosed bill [missing], the 65l. 4s. 11½d. lately directed to be issued to you. Disposition Book XII, p. 257.
May 18. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Post Office revenue for 6,000l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works, to complete the 23,000l. of such tallies intended by my Lords for the service of the Works. Money Book XII, p. 486.
Money warrant for 910l. to Robert Wolesly, esq., Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Bavaria, for six months, 1694, Aug. 31, to 1694–5, March 1, on his ordinary. (Money order dated May 21 hereon.) Ibid, p. 516. Order Book IV, p. 193.
Same for 91l. 9s. 0d. to Thomas Bendyshe for so much expended by him in passing four privy seals and other expenses in his Majesty's service. (Money order dated May 20 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 516. Order Book IV, p. 192.
Same for 300l. to John Shales, one of the [Exchequer Court] Auditors of the [Crown Land] Revenue, for 1½ years to Lady day last on his salary of 200l. per an.: to be satisfied by tallies on Mr. Evelyn, Receiver of Crown Revenues for cos. Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Money Book XII, p. 516.
May 18. Money warrant dormant for the pension of 10s. a week to John Whittell, clerk, as by the royal sign manual of May 9 inst., supra, p. 1064. (Money order dated May 18 for 50s. for five weeks hereon from April 10 last to the 15th inst.) Money Book XII, p. 518. Order Book IV, p. 191.
Treasury warrant to Edward Nicholas [Treasurer to the late Queen] to pay the several sump as follows, amounting to 47,001l. 12s. 7d., owing to the said late Queen's servants, tradesmen and others. Money Book XII, pp. 519–25.
Prefixing: (a) an account of salaries due to the late Queen's servants at Lady day, 1695: l. s. d.
Marquess of Winchester, four quarters 1,20000
George Sayers, esq. 50000
Abell Tassin Dallonne, esq., two quarters 15000
Phillip Bertie, esq. 10000
Oliver de la Muce, esq., four quarters 20000
Sir John Osberne, bart. 20000
John Stanley, esq., five quarters 41134
Charles Nicholas Eyre, esq. 3368
Thomas Lister, esq., five quarters 41134
Henry Mordan, esq., four quarters 3368
Edward Heron, esq., five quarters 41134
Henry Bulstrode, esq., four quarters 15000
John Rem Montigny, esq. 15000
Edward Lloyd, esq. 15000
William Oldes, esq. 7500
Thomas Paltock, esq., Simon Archer, esq., Robert Bowes, esq., 75l. each 22500
Mr. Thomas Herbert 11000
Mr. John Marsh, Mr. Thomas Perry, Mr. Thomas Marshall, Mr. Bernard Gates. 60l. each 24000
Mr. Abraham Kempe, five quarters 5000
Mr. John Keydall, four quarters 7000
Mr. John Jones, Mr. Peter van Lewen, Mr. Daniell Poulce, Mr. Hamnett Kirkes, Mr. Richard Bradley, Mr. James Worthington, 80l. each 48000
Mr. Randolph Sparrow, Mr. John Vickers, Mr. William Snow, Mr. Rowland Peirce, Mr. John Wilson and Mr. Mathew Clarke, 40l. each 24000
Mr. Simon Douglas, three quarters 3000
Mr. Anthony Dagley, four quarters 4000
Christian Harel, esq. 20000
Countess of Derby 1,20000
Marchioness of Halifax, five quarters 62500
Marchioness of Winchester, two quarters 25000
Countess of Plymouth, five quarters 62500
Countess of Searborough [ditto] 62500
Countess of Nottingham [ditto] 62500
Mris. Stewart Walbart Howard, two quarters 10000
Mris. Ann Granville, Mris. Eliz. Mohun, Mris. Henrietta Villers, Mris. Mary Berkeley, the other Mris. Berkeley, 100l. each [for ditto] 50000
Mris. Anna van Golstein, three quarters 30000
Mris. Carew Jesson, two quarters 10000
Mris. Dorothy Cason, one quarter. 5000
Mris. Rachell Wyndham, four quarters 20000
Mris. Martha Lockhart, two quarters 10000
Mris. Mary Compton 10000
Mris. Eliz. Worthington, three quarters 25500
Mris. Dorothy Ireland 160100
Alice Wiele, four quarters 6000
Margaret Wood 5000
Ann Dewharst 3000
David Harris 4000
Christopher Hill 5000
ditto for 24 watermen 7500
Lord Villiers 1,02100
Charles Golstein, esq. 22000
Henry Kiligrew, esq., two quarters 11000
Charles May, esq. 11000
John Brockhuisen, four quarters 10000
James Elphinston, esq., two quarters 5000
William Frankland, esq., four quarters 10000
Anthony Rowe, esq., three quarters 3000
Mr. Edward Pancefoot, one quarter 1000
Mr. John Lauze, four quarters 10000
Mr. Thomas Smith 1800
Wesell Boshoff, Christopher Ronche, Herman Vansull, Lenaard Snellart, John Catchlove, 75l. each 37500
Samuell Clarke, John Tranter, Benjamin Booth, Robert Howe, Isaack Grafart, Jacob Vincke, Jacob Van Wostein, Benjamin Ramsey, Heyman Browner, Rich. Littlehales, 53l. each 53000
— Clarke, three quarters 3000
John Vansull, two quarters 2000
Thomas Millett, four quarters 4000
Thomas Chamberlain, Benjamin Cotton, Osweld Fawne, Robert Giddens, 36l. each 14400
Henry Gardie 5000
Andrew Snape, John Rignell, 20l. each 4000
Mris. Frances Langford, two quarters 5000
Mr. John Duvall 10000
Mris. Susan Barry 2000
Mris. Mary Ley 2500
Dr. William Stanley, four quarters 206134
Mris. Catherine Siegler, Mris. Ursula Siegler, two quarters; 30l. each 6000
Mr. Daniell Marrot, four quarters 7500
Lady Scarburgh, two quarters 7500
Mris. Margaret Burgess 2500
Mris. Eliz. Warsopp 1000
Mris. Frances Barrowe, Mris. Frances Plunkett, Mris. Mary Ashton,15l. each 4500
Mris. Eleanor Ross, one quarter, Mris. Jane Doall, 5l. each 1000
Edward Nicholas, esq. 10000
Edward Clarke, esq., two quarters 6000
Mr. Daniell Moreau 500
Mr. Edward Godfrey, one quarter 3500
Mr. John Haley and Mr. Charles Bint, 2l. 15s. 5d. each 51010
£14,910 14 2
(2) Bills signed by the Marquess of Winchester. l. s. d.
Henry Bulstrode, esq. 21124
Mris. Charlotte Killigrew 14000
Mr. Harewell 2500
Mr. Christopher Hill 381106
Peter Beaubuisson, esq. 37100
Mr. Tho. Treavor and others 42116
Edward Lloyd, esq. 140
Mr. Math. Clarke and others 4000
Mr. Tho. Herbert 7160
(3) Bills signed by Lord Villers l. s. d.
Eliz. Gladwin 15160
Peter Aunan 739160
Richard Leeds 2501010
Anthony Cracherode 33036
William Bruce 183130
Thomas Horton 14400
James Browne 21650
Henry Gardice 390
Anthony Rowe, esq. 44568
Mr. Edward Pauncefort 41368
Peter Hall 2000
Garret Johnson 4000
Nicholas Spalden 20580
Samuell Aubery 21300
John Bignell 26648
Samuell Pilchard 9800
Thomas Buckle 54134
Andrew Snape 14900
Lord Villiers and others 56336
Wesell Boshoff and others 5800
John Catchlove 1850
Thomas Millet 926
(4) Bills signed by the Countess of Derby. l. s. d.
Mathew Reynolds 68100
Solomon de Medina 5400
Ellen Becker 11000
Peter Lombard, 33l. 18s. 0d. and 43l. 76180
Cha. Hooper 9800
Tho. Cherret 1,32100
Mary Inns 17200
Joseph Coales 900
Mathew Talbot 5800
Mary Devet 105140
Maud Doyley 4200
Mary Bampton 1,91800
Richard Cooper 26700
Geo. Albet 24300
Geo. Caldecot 16400
John Van Calama 9000
Thomas Alchorne 29800
Edward Vickers 2800
Godfrey Poole 3400
David Pugh 14300
Henry Robins 8000
Christopher Spicer 12120
Sarah Brown 19130
Hamnet Kirkes 106120
Garret Johnson, 256l. and 200l. 45600
Richard Leeds 5200
Tho. Morton 1,52600
Garret Small 9000
Daniel Browne 6500
Francis Kynnesman 9300
Richard Beauvoier 1,52000
— La Hay 1000
— Vanderhoven 7140
Ste. Huguney 20140
Eliz. Lee 5500
— Graidon 2380
Mr. Tho. Herbert 13000
Eliz. Malice 6200
Geo. Noble 22170
Peter Harache 5900
William Garwey 1800
Thomas Reymell 1070
Mr. Patricke Lamb 11800
Thomas Tompson 90130
Mris. Mary Pomroy 8100
Ann Duharst 2390
James Scheult 2600
John Prince 51000
John Bishop 2600
(5) Bills signed by Abel Tassin D'Allonne, esq. l. s. d.
Mr. D'Allonne 65008
Mr. Daniel Moreau 1000
James Partridge 2700
(6) Bills signed by Mris. Anna Van Golstein. l. s. d.
Dr. Harel 250163
Mris. Golsteine 482195
Isaac Marrot 600
John Keydell 273186
Mary Bampton 6545
Richard Bealing 241010
John Wallis, 119l. 3s. 11d., 75l. 19s. 7d. and 73l. 1s. 8d. 26852
David Harris 20172
Mary Gates 2269
Garret Small 10170
Tho. Smith 32150
Tho. Morton 19411
Samuel Carr 1766
Ann Tolat 24120
Richard Cooper 5500
Robert Roades 7156
John Prince 12145
Phill[ip] Harris, 22l. 14s. 0d. and 46l. 11s. 0d. 6950
Richard Wood 29120
Mr. Geo. London 220
(7) Due to several other persons. l. s. d.
Henry Guy, esq. 5000
William Aldworth, for himself and others 4000
Sir Robert Howard, for himself and clerks 10100
William Wardour, esq., for himself and celrks 5000
Lord Villiers, for linen money 28000
Antho. Priestman, for the late Queen's Bedchamber women, table for 13 weeks 32500
Mr. Robert Astry 13390
Mr. John Halley 1500
Mr. Cha. Bint 1500
Mr. John Keydell, 17l. 7s. 0d. and 25l. 4270
Mrs. Eliz. Worthington 7800
Walter Raleigh, esq. 5000
Mr. Peter La Touche 10000
Mris Marriot 5500
the Bishop of London 5000
Geo. Sayers, esq., for himself and others 1,30000
Mr. Edward Godfrey 30000
Mris. Anna Van Gostlein, for herself and others 48510
Edward Lloyd 6000
Mr. Raboteau 6000
Mr. Daniel Moreau 5800
(8) Due to several others by bills. l. s. d.
Thomas Tompson, for a fine clock. 60000
Samuell Watson, for looking after a fine clock for four years 11000
Mr. Vaspreet, for trees and flowers 221139
Doctor Nobbs for opening the body of her late Majesty 10000
Dr. Harel, for embalming the body 25000
the Earl of Portland, for jewels bought in Holland 7,84939
Peter Hall 84100
Ann Van Golsteine, for things bought in Holland 80000
Antho. Cracjerode 25886
John Bignell 3960
William Bruce 83120
Nicho. Spalden 400
(full total, 47,001l. 12s. 7d.)
May 18. William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 1,140l. to Peter Reneu, merchant, without deductions, out of that sum remaining in your hands for him and directed to you about April 30 last out of loans on the 300,000l. per an. of the Customs; being for particular services relating to the war and to be placed to the account of contingencies. Disposition Book XII p. 257.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of loans to be made by the payees themselves on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 268.
to Sir Charles Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies 30000
to Mr. Dormer, his assistant 121134
to Mr. Le Bass, Marischal of the Ceremonies 10000
Same to the Victualling Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition and papers [missing] of Capt. Jo[h]n Price, commander of the Loyalty, together with your report thereon. What is fit for my Lords to do as the matter now stands? Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 389.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt. The King has directed that the 1,100l. payable to Lord Lexinton as Envoy to Denmark and Luneburgh under the privy seal of 1693–4, Jan. 17, shall be paid him out of Army contingencies, it being for a service which had a particular relation to the war. Take care to make memoranda in the books of the Exchequer to prevent payment of said sum in the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 390.
[?] The Treasury Lords to Mr. Ralph Ratliffe at Hitchin and Mr. Holder of Offley. We have received information of irregular proceedings in the assessing the third 4s. Aid in co. Herts, but more especially in the Division of Hitchin and the two Divisions of Broad Water, “amounting to 300l. short each quarter of what the late [second 4s. Aid] tax produced and paid the last year.” We desire you to take such care herein that the Attorney General may have no occasion to exhibit any information concerning it. Ibid.
May 18. Same to Lord Chief Justice Holt, enclosing the petition [missing] of Benj. Coling concerning the fines in the King's Bench upon debt and upon actions of the case and trespass, for which he is farmer to the King. Please consider same with the other judges and make such orders for the payment and recovery of the said fines and put the same in such a way and method of payment as you think fit, so that same may be duly answered to the Crown or the farmer. Please report to us what you shall do in the matter. Ibid.
May 18. Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Scale (for long an extraordinary waterman in London port) as an established waterman rowing the coastwaters loco Henry Parker, dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 177.
Same dormant to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, to deliver to the Purveyor of the Navy, for his Majesty's service, all such trees of oak and beech cut down in New Forest with intention to be stolen and sold, but seized by the King's officers; making a charge upon the said Purveyor in the next indenture of Navy trees so that same may not be imbezzled or sold to other uses; there having been of late several such trees of considerable value so cut down. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 464.
May 20. Money warrant for 2,000l. to George Toilet, secretary to the Commissioners for Public Accounts, as by the late Act [6 and 7 Wm. III., c. 9]; as imprest for payment of clerks, messengers and expenses in relation to said Commission. (Money order dated May 22 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 525. Order Book IV, p. 194.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to satisfy John Whittell's 10s. a week out of any disposeable unappropriated money in the Exchequer. Disposition Book XII, p. 257.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay the Queen Dowager 3,052l. 8s.d. for last Lady day quarter by 552l. 8s.d. next week and 500l. a week thereafter. Ibid, p. 258.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of loans to be made by the payees in question, or by others at their appointment, on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, viz.: l. Ibid.
Duke of Leeds as President of the Council 1,500
Earl of Pembroke as Lord Privy Seal. 1,460
Earls of Romney, Drumlanrig and Monmouth as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber, 1,000l. each 3,000
Earl of Oxford 500
Same to same to similarly issue to the following out of the like loans respectively: l. s. d. Ibid.
Alexander Stanhope, Envoy in Spain 1,82000
John Robinson, Agent in Sweden 18200
Philibert D' Hervart, Envoy to the Swiss Cantons 1,82000
Sir Paul Rycaut, Resident with the Hanse Towns 1,09300
Hugh Greg, gent., Residing in Denmark 208100
Lord Galway, Envoy in Savoy 91000
James Cressett, Envoy to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg 91000
Lord Lexinton, Envoy to the Emperor of Germany 45500
Mr. Aglionby, late Envoy in Savoy 2,377150
Matthew Prior, esq., Residing at the Hague 508160
Hugh Broughton, esq., Consul at Venice 20000
Thomas Kirke, esq., Consul at Genoa 20000
Lambert Blackwell, esq., Consul at Leghorn 20000
Brigadier Hen. Lumley 30000
Robert Wolseley, esq., Envoy to the Elector of Bavaria 91000
May 20. William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 29,963l. 9s. 0d. to the Earl of Montagu for the service of the Great Wardrobe; to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl, or by his procurement, on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. This sum is to complete the charges in the Office of the Wardrobe of the late Queen's funeral amounting to 41,963l. 9s. 0d. Disposition Book XII, p. 259.
Same to same to issue 3,000l. to Lord Auverquer, Master of the Horse, on the order in his name for the extraordinaries of the Stables; to be issued out of loans ut supra: and to be applied towards satisfying the expense in the Office of the Master of the Horse on account of the mourning for the late Queen. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 40l. 7s. 4d. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby on the unsatisfied order in their name for the Forces [in Ireland]: to be issued out of loans on the Marriage Duties: to be paid to the Commissioners of Transports to complete the satisfaction of two bills, one of 40l. to Capt. John Price, commander of the merchant ship Loyalty, the other of 30l. to Capt. John Grist, commander of the Barbados Merchant, for transporting soldiers of the Duke of Bolton's Regiment from England to the West Indies in 1690: “the residue, being 29l. 12s. 8d., is abated because they are so much debtor in their Victualling accounts.” (Same to the Transports Commissioners to so pay same.) Ibid, p. 261.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to allow or pay no interest on the tallies for 18,857l. 14s. 3d., struck on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise in the name of Edward Nicholas for the like sum lent thereon in his name the 16th inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 391.
March [? clerical erratum for May] 20. Affidavit before the Treasury Lords by Francis Gyles of London, merchant, of his shipping in Nov., 1692, of tin, cloth and lead for Turkey in the George, Richard Boucher master, which ship perished in the sea in her voyage; likewise of cloth and tin in the Loyalty, Robert Betton master, to be carried from [sic for to] Smyrna, which ship similarly perished; likewise of tin and cloth for Turkey and Scanderoon in the Aleppo Factor, John Frost master, which goods perished in the sea: [this affidavit being made with a view to an equivalent allowance of Customs free shipment of other goods]. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 177.
May 20. The like by Thomas Carbonnel of his shipping at Truro of 20 barrels of bar tin containing 100 hundred-weight, in the name of Peter Hill, in the Princess of Tuscany for the Straits, which tin was taken by the French. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 178.
The like by same of his shipping in London port of 270 Perpetuanoes containing 4,320 lbs. on the Sta. Clara, Dominga de Ferrari master, for the Straits; which goods were taken by the French. Ibid.
The like by Peter Delme of his shipping in London port of 504 Perpetuanoes containing 7,546 pounds and eight double bayes in the abovesaid ship, whereof 5,872 pounds and eight double bayes were taken by the French. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Edward Fleatham, merchant of York, praying to be remitted the 840l. 7s. 9d. due for Customs on tobacco for which an extent is issued against him, he having had great losses at sea and having paid above 20,000l. in Customs to the King. Reference Book VII, p. 99.
Same to the Principal Commissioners of Prizes of the petition of William Paul and Christopher Clitheroe, executors of James Paul, late farmer of the Prizage and Butlerage of London and other ports; petitioners shewing that they now hold the said farm under a reserve rent, but the Prizes Commissioners refuse to suffer Prizage to be taken on prize wines, whereby petitioners are great losers; therefore praying to be permitted to take said duty on such wines “as of ancient right and constant usage it hath been formerly done.” Ibid, p. 100.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Deputy, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition and papers [missing] of Robert Aileway, praying payment of 672l. 12s. 5d. due to him for provisions furnished to the Army at Dundalk in 1689 or that the respit of the rents of 45l. and 10l. per an. payable for some forfeited lands of which he is tenant may be continued till his said debt be satisfied. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 24.
May 21. William Lowndes to Mr. Knight to pay into the Exchequer 500l. of the moneys of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty. (Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same to the Earl of Kinnoul on his pension.) Disposition Book XII, p. 260.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay the tallies of 4,000l. for the Duchess of Buccleuch by 100l. a week; those of 800l. for the Duke of Southampton by 50l. a week; and those of 3,000l. for the Duke of Northampton by 100l. a week from date hereof or from the time their previous weekly payments shall be completed. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General to satisfy the tallies of 2,000l. for the service of the Gardens by 300l. a week from the time the tallies for 6,000l. lately levied for the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners shall be fully satisfied. Ibid, p. 263.
May 21. William Lowndes to Mr. Madox. My Lords are informed that the Navy Board have adjusted with you the charge relating to Sir Edward Seymour's account as Treasurer of the Navy. Please attend said Board with the vouchers for the discharge. You are to prosecute the finishing of that account with all diligence and expedition. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 391.
Same to Mris. Stephens. It is my Lords' pleasure that you proceed in the application of the money orders and tallies remaining in your hands to such uses of the Navy and Victualling as the same were directed for and as they ought to have been paid and applied by your husband if he had lived. In the doing hereof you are to take the assistance of Mr. Dorrington and the advice and direction of the Navy Commissioners. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Eliz. Taylor, praying the arrears of pay of her husband, a Lieut. Col. in the second Regiment of Foot Guards under Lieut. Gen. Talmash. Ibid, p. 392.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure the King's signature to the following royal warrants: Ibid.
(1) a warrant for 5,500l. for the Privy Purse.
(2) ditto for taking in loans on the duties on glass wares, coals etc.
(3) ditto for a grant to Lord Coningsby of the manors of Marden and Kingsland.
(4) ditto for 350l. for the Countess Dowager of Anglesea et al.
The Treasury Lords to the [Assessment] Commissioners for the third 4s. Aid in co. Cornwall. We are informed that the account of the duplicates of this tax in your county will fall considerably short of the sum of the like Aid last year, particularly 1,400l. in East Hundred, 1,000l. in West Hundred, 500l. in Trigg Hundred, 500l. in Lesnewth, 200l. in Stratton, 500l. in Pyder and 100l. in Powder East. We cannot but attribute these abatements to some defect or negligence in the assessors. We recommend you to diligently revise the duplicates and to make such alterations and amendments therein as shall be agreeable to the Act of Parliament. Ibid.
The like letter to the like Commissioners in co. Derby.
William Lowndes to Mr. Hosier, Inspector of Seizures. Use your utmost endeavours for the speedy payment into the Receipt of all moneys due to the King on seizures of uncustomed or prohibited goods. Ibid, p. 393.
Affidavit before the Treasury Lords by Aaron Good-yeare of his shipping in London port long cloths; in the Loyalty, Robert Cotton master, for Turkey, and in the George for Turkey and in the Aleppo Factor, John Frost master, for Scanderoon, detailed portions of which goods were utterly lost and perished in the sea. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 178.
May 21. The like by Gab. Roberts of his shipping ibid. of long cloths and Spanish half cloths in the said ships; details of which similarly perished. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 179.
The like by John Hanger of his shipping ibid. long cloths in the said ships Loyalty and George. Ibid.
The like by Thomas Molyneux of his shipping ibid. of long cloths in the said ship George. Ibid.
May 22. Money warrant for 1,460l. to Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, for a year to Lady day last on the ancient allowance of 4l. a day in lieu of diet to him as Lord Privy Seal. (Money order dated May 27 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 526. Order Book IV, p. 193.
Treasury warrant to John Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay 365l. to said Earl for same time on his fee of 20s. a day as same: to be paid out of Tonnage and Poundage due before Christmas last. Money Book XII, p. 526.
Money warrant for 442l. 10s. 6d. to John, Lord Cutts, Governor of the Isle of Wight and Receiver of his Majesty's revenue there: in satisfaction of the surplusage on the foot of his last declared account of receipts and payments for said isle for one year to 1694, Sept. 29, being moneys disbursed for taxes etc. as therein. (Money order dated May 23 hereon.) Ibid, p. 527. Order Book IV, p. 195.
Treasury warrant to John Knight, Customs Cashier, to pay out of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty 200l. to Eliz. Tillotson for half a year to Lady day last on her annuity of 400l.: with dormant clause for payment of same quarterly in future. Money Book XII, p. 527.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of any disposeable money in the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 262.
to Mr. Aaron Smith in part of 300l. 20000
to Mr. Bendysh 9190
to Mr. Burrard 2776
Same to same to advance 10,000l. to Phill. Papillon, Cashier to the Navy Treasurer, out of loans remaining in the Exchequer on the Duties on Marriages: to be for the Victualling affair, 5,000l. thereof to be applied to answer bills drawn from Cadiz for Victualling the Fleet there and 5,000l. for the Victualling in general. The Teller is to take Mr. Papillon's acquittance till a power can come from the Navy Treasurer (who is now in the Straits) to discharge the Exchequer by regular issues. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 19,074l. 18s. 0d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name for the service of the Forces, viz. 2,000l. thereof out of loans in the Exchequer on the 300,000l. per an. of the Customs, 6,394l. 11s.d. out of Duties on Marriages and the remainder out of moneys in the Exchequer for reversions on annuities. The said sum is to be applied as follows, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 263.
towards clearing the arrears of subsistence to the Forces in England to Jan. 14 last 1,00000
towards clearing the General Officers to Jan. 1 last 1,00000
in part of 9,274l. 18s. 0d., being the residue of 99,274l. 18s. 0d. to complete the month's subsistence [to the Forces] in Flanders to May 20 inst. 639411
to complete the said 9,274l. 18s. 0d. 28806
for a week's subsistence to the Forces in England, May 21 to 28th inst. 760000
for Col. Mathews by way of advance and to be deducted and made good to his Majesty out of the first pay which shall become due to him as a Brigadier or upon account of his clearings 20000
May 22. [William Lowndes] to the Attorney and Solicitor General to enquire whether the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex have any just claims to the following fines which they say belong to them, being imposed at the Old Bailey at the last Sessions for exchanging broad money for profit, viz.: l. s. d. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 393.
Mr. Ladds of Oundle, co. Northants 13368
Mr. Harteley of Stony Stratford 66134
Capt. Tothall of St. Andrew's, Holborn 1,00000
William Bythell of the Globe Tavern, Cornhill 1,00000
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Joseph Strut of London, merchant, for the superseding of the extent against him for 929l. for Customs on tobacco, for which he is a prisoner in the Fleet, he having paid some thousand[s] in Customs and having received great losses. Reference Book VII, p. 99.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Deputy, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Davis, referred to the Treasury from the King; petitioner praying a remittal of an arrear of quit rents of about 400l. due from petitioner [on lands in the] town of Bantry, co. Cork, and for an abatement of the said quit rent for such term to come as the King shall think fit in consideration of petitioner's great losses by the late wars there and of his labours in his service as Secretary to the Lords Justices of Ireland during the time of the war. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 25.
May 23. Privy seal for an ordinary of 5l. a day and for 500l. as equipage to Edward, Visct. Villiers, as Envoy Extraordinary to the States General; and for an ordinary of 3l. a day as also Plenipotentiary at the Congress at the Hague: his said first ordinary to date from his departure from the presence and his second ordinary to date from the day of his arrival at the Hague: together with the usual clause for allowance of extraordinaries. King's Warrant Book XVIII, pp. 207–8.
May 23. Affidavit before the Treasury Lords by William Fawkner of London, merchant, of his shipping [in London port] of 90 long cloths in the Aleppo Factor, John Frost master, and 153 long cloths and nine Spanish cloths in the George, Richard Boucher master, for Smyrna; which said ships were cast away in their voyage and 139 cloths perished in the sea: [this affidavit being made ut supra, pp. 1081–2]. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 175.
The like by William Richardson of London, gent., of the shipment in London port 1693, May 5, of wrought iron and cloths in the Sea Clara, Somingo [Domingo] Ferera master, for the Straits, which ship and her lading were all made prize by the French. Ibid, p. 176.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra. Ibid, p. 180.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the King in Council, dated Kensington, May 2, granting permission to the ship Merchant's Adventure to proceed to the Leeward Isles with stores for his Majesty's ships, notwithstanding the embargo.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Deputy, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Boyle Aldworth, esq., praying a remittal of the Crown rent due since the late wars in Ireland from the petitioner's lands of New Mercats [Newmarket], co. Cork, with a further abatement of 150l. of the said rent for seven years to come in consideration of his and his father's great losses and services. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 25.
May 24. Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 180.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the King in Council, dated Kensington, March 28 last, granting leave for such ships, with 80 seamen, as shall be taken up by the Commissioners or Agents of the Leeward Islands for carrying the remainder of Col. Russell's Regiment to those Islands, to sail, notwithstanding the embargo.
Appending. list of the ships:
Lyon, Caled Aldred master, 16 seamen, 60 soldiers.
Samuell, Abraham Terry master, 12 seamen, 50 soldiers.
Kent, Joseph Ball master, 16 seamen, 60 soldiers.
Newport, Edward Rich master, 9 seamen, 30 soldiers.
Speedwell, James Moulton master, 17 seamen, 60 soldiers.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Deputy, Ireland. to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Roger Moore, praying that the licence granted by Charles II. to Col. Legg et al. for making copper half pence in Ireland for 21 years from 1680, May 18 (the right of the same being [now] in the petitioner), may be renewed to him for the remainder of the term, with power to change the effigies according to a clause in the former letters patents. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 25.
May 25. Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Robert Fitz Gerald, esq., concerning the arrears of salary due to him as Comptroller of the Musters and Cheque of the Army in Ireland since Michaelmas, 1688. Ibid.