Warrants etc
July 1698, 16-31

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'Warrants etc: July 1698, 16-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 13: 1697-1698 (1933), pp. 390-406. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82949 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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July 1698, 16-31

July 16.Money warrant for 320l. to Thomas Holland and Cha. Score: without account: 180l. thereof to Holland in reward for seizing Capt. Evans at Constantinople who was supposed to be one of those concerned in the late horrid conspiracy against the King's life and for his charges in his passage home to attend the Government pursuant to recognizances taken by Lord Paget, Ambassador to Mr. Porter: and 140l. to the said Score in reward for his charges and service in relation to the said affair. (Money order dated July 19 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 111, Order Book IV, p. 471.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to grant two months' leave to Serjt. Halsey from his employment of deputy King's waiter London port, he having been appointed collector of the Aids within the Verge of the royal palaces of Whitehall and St. James's. Out Letters (General) XV, p. 453.
Same to Mr. Yard to insert an advertisement in next Monday's Gazette as follows viz: a letter signed J. W. C. J. has been sent to the Treasury Lords intending some discoveries of great abuses or irregularities committed by some of the Customs officers. If the signer of the letter will attend my Lords and fully prove his assertions he shall meet with all fitting encouragement. Ibid.
July 16.Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of premises ut supra p. 388 (being land at Chelsea) in order to a grant thereof and of the [Crown] reversion thereof and of the present reserve rent of 5l. thereout, to Sir William Forrester and Sir James Forbes for ever in trust for the Earl of Ranelagh and his heirs: in accordance with the King's pleasure: reserving only the yearly fee farm rent of 5l.:
Prefixing: report by William Taylor (in the absence of the said Surveyor General) on said Earl's petition for same. The Earl obtained grants in April 1690 and in 1693 and 1696 ut supra Treas. Cal. Vol. IX p. 553, X p. 227, XI p. 169–70. There are 97 years to come in his term therein. The rents reserved on the first two leases (40l. 12s. 0d. together) were computed at 40s. per acre, formerly accounted the full annual value; but the petitioner has been at so great charge in building a fair house with garden &c. that now 300l. or 400l. may be called a year's purchase and if the fee simple be passed to him out of the Crown then the 5l. per an. rent may be rated at 100l. The five acres of meadow also desired are called St. James's Acres in Thames Mead and lie convenient for petitioner, being between his gardens and the river. They were granted 1668 Aug. 11 to Sir William Pulteney and are now vested in John Kenrick for the 24 years remainder term. In his life time Pulteney let them to one Gray for 21 years at 10l. per an. rent. I value the desired reversion at 60l. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 95.
July 18.Royal warrant under the King's sign manual to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Otto, baron of Schwerin in the Electorate of Brandenburg, of all the Crown's title and interest in the estate of Dame Ann Morgan of Chelsea Co. Midd. widow, as found by inquisition taken at Newport, Co. Monmouth May 13 last before Thomas Edwards Esq. et al whereby it appeared that in her life time to wit on the 18th June 1687 (when she made her last will) and on the 10th June 1689 (when she died) she was seized as of fee in the capital messuage called Craygollway Farm in the parish of Llangeview, Co. Monmouth and other manors, lands &c. as below to the value of 250l. per an. and which she by the said will demised to Sir Edmund Thomas Kt., with remainder to Ann Thomas his sister, with further remainder to Ermgart Maria niece of the said Ann and wife of the said Otto baron of Schwerin who is an alien born; which premises were held successively by the said Sir Edmund and his sister Ann who both died without issue, the latter on the 10th of August 1694, whereupon viz. on 1st Sept. 1694 the said Ermgart Maria entered into possession: and further the said Ermgart as niece and heir of the said Dame Ann succeeded after the 10th June 1689 to other messuages and lands as below to the value of 30l. per an. and entered into possession of the same with her husband 12 August 1694: all which several manors, messuages &c. were severally seized into the King's hands by virtue of the said commission of inquisition and the said Baron of Schwerin has petitioned for a grant thereof; on which petition the Attorney General has reported that the said Baron in right of his wife has entered on the premises and received the profits thereof but by reason of being an alien born his estate therein during the coverture is by royal prerogative vested in the Crown, but that by patent he is made a free denizen of the realm "and thereby enabled to accept from us a grant of the premises" and that same may be legally so granted to him.
Appending: particular and memorandum of the first set of said premises with full details and transcript of the account of the said inquisition relating to the second set of premises being lands in the parish of Christchurch and manor of Liswerry and manor of Goldcliff and manor of Coldrey and in the parish of Llangeview and Lordship of Usk Co. Monmouth. King's Warrant Book XIX, pp. 533–42.
July 18.Royal warrant to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay 500l. to Peter Guenon De Beaubuisson Esq. Master of his Majesty's Setting Dogs, in lieu and satisfaction of all arrears of salary or allowances to him between 1689-90 Jan. 3 and 1698 May 3 in respect of the said office. Ibid., p. 542.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Titus Oates D.D., his executors and assigns, of an annuity or yearly pension of 300l. out of the Post Office revenue for 99 years from 1698 Lady day terminable on the lives of him and of Rebeckah Oates his wife. Ibid., p. 534.
Same to same for a same for a lease or grant to Sidney, Lord Godolphin of all and every the isles, islands, territories and rocks commonly called the Isles of Scilly alias Sulley and all the rocks, sounds and harbours and all the lands, tenements, mines, profits and privileges belonging thereto and the moiety of shipwrecks happening within them and all such liberties, franchises, authorities and jurisdictions in the said islands which have been heretofore enjoyed by any persons, and full power to hear and determine all manner of plaints, suits &c. between parties inhabiting therein: to hold to him, his assigns &c. for 89 years from the determination of the present term in being: at the present rent of 40l. per an. payable to the Receiver General of the Duchy of Cornwall: all in consideration of many good and faithful services: the said Lord having petitioned shewing that Queen Elizabeth in the 13th year of her reign granted same viz. for 50 years at 20l. per an. rent to his ancestor Francis Godolphin Esq. in consideration of faithful services and of the long continuance of his family in the said isles; which by further grants from James I and Charles I 1636 June 22 have ever since been continued in his family; and that about 7 or 8 years ago he purchased of his brother Sir William Godolphin the residue of the term in being, which will be 10 years to come on the 1st November next 1698.
Appending: particular and memorandum of the premises made out by William Tailer, Deputy Auditor [of the Duchy of Cornwall], and ratal thereof by Samuel Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands. (The islands &c. called St. Mary's Isle, Agnes Isle, Agnet Ile, Sampson Isle, the Great Sampson Isle, the Little Ratt Island, Breher Isle, Treskowe Isle, Arothell Isle, St. Hellens Isle, Lides Isle, St. Martin's Isle, Gwynhill Isle, Gwyn Hellenvor Isle, Arthur's Island, Round Island, Scilly alias Sulley Island and the sounds called Craw Sound, St. Mary Sound and the Broad Sound and all his Majesty's harbours for ships called New Grynsey, Old Grynsey, and all other rocks, islands &c., &c. The lessee is at liberty to have every year one last of gunpowder paying ready money for the same at the King's price and is bound to take up and press his own tenants, tinners and servants to serve the crown under him and at his own charge within the said islands in time of war for the better keeping the said islands against the enemy: and he to be at liberty to take up and provide in the King's name within the county of Cornwall, timber, wheat, malt, victuals and provisions whatsoever at his Majesty's price paying ready money for the same, to be made use of only within the said islands: and he shall not alien, bargain or sell the premises to any person without the licence and consent of the King, nor devise the same by will to any daughter unless married and her husband of fit years to defend the said islands nor to any other person within age but to such only as shall be fit to defend the same as aforesaid. Ibid., pp. 543–7.
July 18.Same to Peregrine Bertie, Vice Chamberlain of the Household, for the future, upon signification of the royal pleasure, to issue his warrants to the Master and Treasurer of the Jewels and Plate directing him to cause any jewels to be provided and brought into his Office, which said master is to enter same in the books or registers of his Office and to deliver same as directed by such warrant of the Vice Chamberlain after approval thereof by the Treasury Lords: and the said Master is from time to time to certify the Treasury Lords of the price or value of all such jewels so provided: all by reason that that the King thinks it for his service that (in order to the keeping a more regular account of the jewels) all jewels hereafter provided for the King or for presents shall be in the same method as the King's plate is provided, to wit that the warrants for such provision shall first issue from the Lord Chamberlain or Vice Chamberlain to be directed to the said Master &c. and approved &c. as above. Ibid., p. 548.
Same to same for a great seal for a fresh Commission of Excise: the new Commissioners to be Edward Clark, Foot Onslow, Phillip Meadows, Thomas Everard, Sir William Ashurst, Christopher Montague, John Smith of Beauford Buildings, William Carr and William Flemming: with a salary of 800l. per an. each: all in place of Sir Stephen Evance, Sir Jno. Foche, Francis Parry, William Strong, Edward Clark, Jno. Danverse, Foot Onslow, Phillip Meadows and Thomas Everard. Ibid., pp. 549–50.
Same to the Treasury Lords to pay 145l. to Paul Foley Esq. for 29 days June 8 last to July 7 inst. (the day on which the Parliament was dissolved) as late Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money warrant dated July 29 hereon). (Money order dated Aug. 6 hereon). Ibid., p. 550. Money Book XIV, p. 117. Order Book IV, p. 474.
Same for 40,000l. to Thomas Neale, Master and Worker of the Mint, as imprest for the expense and service of the Mint: to be issued out of moneys arising by the Coinage Duty. (Money warrant dated July 29 hereon). (Money order dated Aug. 9 hereon). King's Warrant Book XIX, p. 551. Money Book XIV, p. 117. Order Book IV, p. 475.
July 18.Royal warrant for 3399l. 19s. 0d. to William Williams gent: without account: as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated July 30 hereon). (Money order dated Aug. 10 hereon). King's Warrant Book XIX p. 551. Money Book XIV, p. 120. Order Book IV, p. 485.
Establishment under the royal sign manual for 4 Marine Regiments, to be commanded by Col. William Seymour, Col. Edward Dutton Colt, Col. Henry Mordaunt and Col. Thomas Brudenall: to commence from Aug. 1st inst. from which time the former establishment relating to the Regiments of the said Seymour, Colt and Mordaunt is to cease and determine. (For each Regiment: Colonel as Colonel and 2 servants to be allowed as privates on the rolls of each of the 2 youngest Companies 12s. a day; Lieut.-Col. as such 7s.; Major as such 5s.; Quarter Master who is also to do the duty of Adjutant 4s.; thirteen Companies each of Captain with 2 servants 8s.; First Lieutenant and one servant 4s.; second ditto and ditto 3s.; 2 serjeants each 1s. 6d.; 2 corporals each 1s.; one drummer 1s.; 58 privates 8d. each; total charge of each Regiment 40l. 3s. 8d. a day or 14666l. 18s. 4d. per an.: total for the 4 Regiments 58667l. 13s. 4d. plus 547l. 10s. 0d. for the Clerk of the Check at 20s. a day and one deputy at 10s. a day: full total 59,215l. 3s. 4d. per an.). ("The money that shall be saved from the pay of the marine soldiers for the time they shall be at sea and borne upon the ships' books is to be applied towards the half pay of the reformed officers of the 2 present Marine Regiments and to the lessening of the charge of this Establishment). King's Warrant Book XIX, p. 552.
Regulation, under the royal sign manual, of the Subsistence for the 4 Marine Regiments: to take place as from Aug. 1 next. (Col. as Colonel 6s. a day; Lieut.-Col. as such 3s. 6d.; Major as such 2s. 6d.; Quarter Master and Adjutant 2s.; and in each of 13 Companis of each Regiment, Captain 4s.; First Lieut. 2s.; SecondLieut. 1s. 6d.; 2 Serjeants each 6s. per week; 2 Corporals each 4s. 6d. per week; one Drummer; 58 privates each 3s. 6d. per week; total for each Regiment 187l. 11s. 0d. per week; Clerk of the Cheque 10s. a day; his deputy 5s. a day: total Regulation for the 4 Regiments 755l. 9s. 0d. per week). Ibid. XX, p. 6.
Royal sign manual for 2000l. to Joost, Earl of Albemarle, Master of the Robes, as imprest for the service of the Robes. (Money warrant dated July 29 hereon). (Money order dated Aug. 10 hereon). Ibid. XIX, p. 553. Money Book XIV, p. 120. Order Book IV, p. 478.
Same for 500l. to Aubery, Earl of Oxford as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated July 29 hereon). (Money order dated Aug. 6 hereon). King's Warrant Book XIX, p. 553. Money Book XIV, p. 121. Order Book IV, p. 473.
Money order for 140,000l. to Richard Taylor, the particular officer in the Exchequer appointed as Paymaster of the annuities and benefits of the Million Lottery as by the Act 5 Wm. and Mary c. 7: as imprest to pay the said annuities &c. for one year to 1698 Michaelmas. Order Book IV, pp. 470–470a.
July 18.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 200l. to John Smith and Thomas Cutler gent. on the unsatisfied order in their names: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Commissioners for the Two Millions. Disposition Book XIV, p. 233.
Royal warrant under the King's sign manual dated Kensington for a patent under the great seal of Ireland to Thomas Prendergast of the forfeited lands as below to the clear yearly value of 334l. 0s. 2½d.; to hold to him and his heirs &c. for ever as of the Castle of Dublin in free and common socage: the royal warrant 1697 April 23 supra Tr. Cal. Vol. XII p. 131 having directed a grant to him of all the forfeited real and personal estate of Roger O'Shaghnassey in Ireland being of the clear yearly value of 500l. "as we were then informed" and as the King intended; but Prendergast having since represented that the said estate will be very deficient of the said yearly value by reason of several incumbrances and by reason of a one year's lease thereof to Gustavus Hamilton, the rent whereof the King directed to be remitted to the said Hamilton.
Appending: schedule of the said lands certified by James Bonnell, Register [of Forfeitures, Ireland].
Forfeited lands of Thady Callaghan.
Cork City and Liberties.
A house called the Crown; 13l. per an.; quit rent 1l. 0s. 6d.; clear yearly value 11l. 19s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of Patrick Sarsfeild.
Parkewholehane in Cork City; 3 acres; yearly value 6l. 0s. 10½d.; quit rent 10½d.; clear yearly value 6l.
Forfeited lands of Christopher Dillon.
Co. Westmeath: Clonlonan Barony.
Tullaghnegeeragh 25 acres and Coulins 125 acres; 25l. per an.; quit rent 4l.; incumbrances 3l. 17s. 0d.; clear yearly value 17l. 3s. 0d.; incumbrances 400l. judgment to Capt. Yarner the proportion whereof on the part of Dillon's estate is 3l. 17s. 0d. per an.
Forfeited lands of Morgan McLoghlin.
Co. Westmeath: Clonlonan Barony.
In Farnoght 16 acres; 38 acres and 67 acres; total yearly value 30l. 10s. 0d.; quit rent 2l. 9s. 6d.; clear yearly value 28l. 0s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of Peirce Dillon of High Baskin.
High Baskin in Kilkenny West Barony, 212 acres; 53l. per an.; quit rent 4l. 5s. 0d.; incumbrances 16l. per an. (being 360l. judgment to Edward Harwood); clear yearly value 32l. 14s. 2d.
Moneyfaddee 51 acres; Cartronboy 61 acres; Larragh 59 acres; Cornecarty 50 acres and Mulliverny 75 acres all in Co. Longford and Moydow Barony: total yearly value value 38l. 17s. 0d.; quit rent 6l. 1s. 1d.; clear yearly value 31l. 15s. 11d.
Forfeited lands of Lawrence Kelly in Kilkenny West.
A house in Athlone near the Bridge; and 19 acres part of Bonevally; total value 3l. per an.; quit rent 7s. 8d.; clear yearly value 2l. 12s. 4d.
Forfeited lands of Edward Fallon in the abovesaid Barony.
A parcel of land called Aghanlogan 5 acres; a parcel of land called Gortisker — acres; Cappanaldonard — acres; Killeganhaskiny 6 acres; Leganidockly 10 acres: total yearly value 20l. 10s. 0d.; quit rent 1l. 0s. 3d.; clear yearly value 18l. 9s. 9d.
Forfeited lands of Thady Meagher.
Co. Tipperary: Middlethird Barony.
Miltown 300 acres; 50l. per an.; quit rent 4l. 11s. 1d.; clear yearly value 45l. 8s. 11d.
Slievardagh and Compsy Barony.
Two thirds of the Rectory of Lismalin 138 acres; 15l. per an.; quit rent 2l. 1s. 11d.; clear yearly value 12l. 18s. 1d.
Kilnalongurty [Kilmanagh] Barony.
Glemskeragh 42 acres; Tuorly 58 acres; Gortnery 42 acres; Cownineaghy 49 acres; Rowane 72 acres; Curnanagh 4 acres: and the following in Upper Ormond Barony viz. Lisgarruffe 84 acres; in Gortnegown 42 acres; Bohillody alias Bohilady 48 acres; Gortehanroe 45 acres: and the following in Kilnalongurty Barony viz. Felinane part of Conner 21 acres; Shanknock, Ballyboy, Comegort, and Lackmacurragh 237 acres: total yearly value 75l.; quit rents 11l. 5s. 8d. per an.; clear yearly value 63l. 14s. 4d.
Forfeited lands of Henry Archer.
An old castle and orchard near Feathard Town 40 acres; 4l. per an.; quit rent 12s. 2d.; clear yearly value 3l. 7s. 10d.
Forfeited lands of Francis Browne.
A stone house, backside and garden in Galway town and Liberties; 4l. per an.; quit rent 6s.; clear yearly value 3l. 14s. 0d.
Forfeited lands of Francis Tyerney.
A house, backyard and thatched house backwards in Middle Street in Galway town in the tenure of Robert Bodkin; a park or garden in the liberties of Galway in the tenure of Mr. Shaw: total yearly value 9l.; quit rents 13s. 6d.; yearly value of incumbrances (the discoverer's part) 2l. 1s. 7½d.; clear yearly value 6l. 4s. 10½d.
Forfeited lands of Aubert Kelly.
Co. Galway: Killian Barony.
Shatmony 82 acres; Acontroversy 9 acres; in Ballincarra 3 acres; Caldragh half quarter 108 acres; Derryfadda 49 acres; a parcel of "Wooddy" pasture 2 acres; Derryknaw 27 acres; in Ballincurry 123 acres: total yearly value 40l.; quit rent 2l. 1s. 9d.; incumbrances 9l. 9s. 6d. per an. (being the discoverer's part); clear yearly value 28l. 8s. 9d.
Forfeited lands of James and William Brown.
Dunmore Barony.
Corlea 35 acres; Corca 20 acres: total yearly value 8l.; quit rents 9s. 3d.; clear yearly value 7l. 10s. 9d.
Forfeited lands of Thady Byrne, by mortgage from John Pue for 200l.
Co. Wicklow: Ballinacor Barony.
Aghavanna 3000 acres: 20l. per an.; quit rent 1l. 10s. 0d.; incumbrance (being the discoverer's part) 4l. 12s. 6d.; clear yearly value 13l. 17s. 6d.
Total clear yearly value 334l. 0s. 2½d.
Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 428–30.
July 18.Royal warrant under the King's sign manual dated Kensington to the Lords Justices of Ireland for a great seal to revoke the grant to Charles Fox and Thomas, Lord Coningsby jointly of the office or offices of Receiver General and Paymaster General of the Treasure and Revenues of Ireland with the fee or allowance of 6d. in the £ formerly payable to the Vice Treasurer there (up to the maximum of 6250l. per an. but to be accountable to the King for the overplus in any year, the said fee or allowance having been excepted out of the grants of the said office of Vice Treasurer since the King's accession); and likewise to revoke the separate grant to the said Lord Coningsby of the office of Vice Treasurer there with the ancient yearly fee of 65l. 13s. 4d. per an. and the further allowance of 1000l. per an. in lieu of fees, salaries and profits as formerly granted to Sir William Harbord:
And in lieu of the above to grant to the said Lord Coningsby singly the said office of Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of the Revenues, Ireland with the said fee of 65l. 13s. 4d. per an., and all other profits of the said office except the abovesaid fee of 1000l. per an.; and further to grant to him singly the whole fee or sum of 6d. of English money for every £ of the like money which he shall issue or pay to any persons on the Irish Establishment. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 447–9.
July 19.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 4000l. to William Lowndes on the unsatisfied order in his name for secret service: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Commissioners for taking Subscriptions for the Two Millions. Money Book XIV, p. 112.
Same to same to issue 2415l. 14s. 9d. to Lord Edward Russell, on any unsatisfied order in his name as Treasurer of the Chamber: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation as above. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 11000l. to Francis, Earl of Bradford on any unsatisfied order in his name as Treasurer of the Household: to be satisfied by tallies as above. Ibid.
Money warrant for 500l. to Henry Baker: for Crown law charges: to be satisfied by tallies as above. (Money order dated July 21 hereon). Ibid., p. 113, Order Book IV, p. 470a.
Same, dormant, to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 31l. 16s. 8d. per an. to John Clarke as Customer of Boston port.
And 12l. 9s. 2d. per an. to Martin Johnson as Comptroller of the said port. Money Book XIV, pp. 112–113.
Money warrant for 120l. to Samuell Day Esq. for half a year to July 14 inst. on his salary as Lieut. Governor and Commander-inChief of the Bermudas or Summer Islands in America. (Money order dated July 20 hereon). Ibid., p. 114. Order Book IV, p. 476.
Treasury warrant, dormant, to Benj. Mathews, Receiver General of the Duties on Marriages and on Houses to pay the salary of 70l. per an. to Richard Davis Knight as a surveyor and inspector of the said Duties in Co. Northampton. Money Book XIV, p. 115.
July 19.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to the Navy Treasurer towards payment of wages to seamen the sum of 13870l. out of loans on the Duties on coals; together with 6873l. 9s. 0d. received for the said Duties and now remaining in the Exchequer:
further to issue to the said Treasurer 10,000l. out of loans on the Poll: to be for the Victualling Commissioners; 6000l. thereof for the Victualling Course and 4000l. for imprests. Disposition Book XIV, p. 233.
[?][Same] to same to issue 125l. to Lord Edward Russell on the unsatisfied order in his name as Treasurer of the Chamber: to be issued out of any disposeable money in the Exchequer: and is to be paid over to the Lord Almoner for one quarter to the poor to June 24 last. Ibid., p. 234.
July 19.Same to same to issue 8462l. 9s. 2d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of loans on the Quarterly Poll: and to be applied as follows
£s.d.
for one week's subsistence to the 30th inst. to the Forces [in England]831292
for Monsieur Lalohe150
£846292
also 300l. to same out of the rent of Hackney Coaches: and is to be paid over to Col. Faringdon in part of his arrears. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Paul Darby praying that the 540l. due to him for clothing furnished to Sir Hen. Bellasyse's Regiment in May 1695 may be paid him out of the 7 weeks' arrear of subsistence due to that Regiment. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 1.
Same to Mr. Baker to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Phillip Middleton setting forth his charges and services in discovering the pirate Every and his crew and that there remains in Mr. Baldwin's hands 150l. of one of the pirates' effects; and praying relief. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clark to procure a warrant to be signed by the Lords Justices of England to authorise Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 1500l. to the Transports Commissioners on account of the Transport service. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Denis Cooling praying a grant (in consideration of his services) of the manor of Newnham and other lands in Co. Beds. forfeited to the Crown, as also the manor of Curry Mallet in Co. Somerset. Reference Book VII, p. 282.
July 19
et postea.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petitions of the following, respectively proposing their securities, detailed, on their appointment as Receiver General for the respective county or place detailed, of the Quarterly Poll recently granted [by 9 Wm. III, c. 38) followed in each case by (1) the respective Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer to take the said securities (after being favourably reported on by the Agents for Taxes) and (2) the Treasury Commission to each Receiver respectively: viz.
Thomas Brougham for Cos. Cumberland and Westmorland: reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 2000l.; commission dated July 29.
Morgan Whitley for Cos. Chester, Anglesea, Carnarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth and Montgomery: reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 12,000l.; commission dated July 29.
Laurence Ambrose for Co. Berks.; reference dated July 10 surety warrant dated July 29 for 5000l.; commission dated July 29.
Thomas Mathews for Cos. Hereford, Brecon and Radnor; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 4500l.; commission dated July 29.
Thomas Woodcock for Co. Leicester; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 5000l.; commission dated July 29.
Benj. Mathews for Cos. Northampton and Rutland; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Parran for Co. Oxford; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
Geo. Howells for Cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke and Haverford West; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 3000l.; commission dated July 29.
Richard Cocks for Co. Gloucester; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
Sir Thomas Cuddon Kt. for the cities of London and Westminster and Co. Middlesex and Inns of Court and Chancery within the same; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 50,000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Mason for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 6000l.; commission dated July 29.
Hugh Horton for Co. Bucks.; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 5000l.; commission dated July 29.
Charles Brawn for Co. Somerset and city of Bristol; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 11000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Child for Co. Wilts.; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Sandes for Co. Surrey and borough of Southwark; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated August 10 for 10000l.; commission dated Aug. 10.
William Green for Co. Stafford and city of Lichfield; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 4500l.; commission dated July 29.
Augustine Briggs for the Hundreds in Co. Norfolk ut supra p. 306; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 6000l.; commission dated July 29.
Leonard Blofeild for the Hundreds in Co. Norfolk ut supra p. 306; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 6000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Andrews for Co. Warwick and city of Coventry; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 5000l.; commission dated July 29.
Thomas Albert for Co. Worcester; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 5000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Bury for Co. Notts.; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 3000l.; commission dated July 29.
Ralph Williamson for Co. Yorks., York city, Kingston-on-Hull, Durham and Northumberland; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for — commission dated July 29.
John Woolaston for Co. Herts.; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 6000l.; commission dated July 29.
Thomas Cobb for Co. Southampton; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
William Kent for Co. Lancs.; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 6000l.; commission dated July 29.
George Hosier for Co. Salop; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 6000l.; commission dated July 29.
William Cawthor[p] and Thomas Kent for Co. Lincoln; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 9000l.; commission dated July 29.
William Love for Co. Huntingdon; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 2000l.; commission dated July 29.
Nathaniell Rich senr. for Co. Essex; reference dated June [sic for July] 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 10000l.; commission dated July 29.
Samuel Pacey for Co. Suffolk; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 10000l.; commission dated July 29.
John Darbie for Co. Dorset; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 5000l.; commission dated July 29.
Richard Tregear for Co. Cornwall; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
Thomas Doyly for Co. Monmouth; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 1000l.; commission dated July 29.
Thomas Bromfeild for Co. Sussex; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 7000l.; commission dated July 29.
Gilbert Spencer for Co. Kent; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 10000l.; commission dated July 29.
Samuell Bradshaw for Co. Derby; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 4000l.; commission dated July 29.
Hen. Whitebread for Co. Beds.; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 4000l.; commission dated July 29.
Nicho Elwill and Robt. Burridge for Co. Devon and city of Exeter; reference dated July 19; surety warrant dated July 29 for 15000l.; commission dated July 29.
Samuell Pacy for Co. Suffolk; reference dated Sept. 28.
Thomas Seyliard for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely reference dated 1699 Sept. 15.
Reference Book VII, pp. 283–5. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 97–8, 99–100.
July 19.The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Major Pepper for a grant of a parcel of forfeited lands to the value of 300l. per an. which he is ready to discover [in Ireland]. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 430.
July 19.Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Ashe Esq. for grant of a reversion forfeited to the King by the outlawry of James Dempsey of the moiety of the manor of Moone, Co. Kildare. Ibid., p. 431.
July 20.Money warrant for 40l. to Thomas Boucher, Dr. of Civil Law, for one year to 1696 Sept. 29 on his fee as Professor of the Civil Law in University of Oxford. Money Book XIV, p. 275.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 1000l. to George Townsend on the unsatisfied order in his name: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Commissioners for the Two Millions. Disposition Book XIV, p. 233.
Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to constitute Nathaniel Smith gent. as Comptroller of Poole port loco Thomas Bendyshe. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 450.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Francis Lynn as Agent to Capt. Thomas Lloyd's Company of Invalids at Tinmouth [Tynemouth]. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 488.
July 26.Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, Henry Pelham, Clerk of the Pells and the rest of the Exchequer officers concerned, to apportion ("distribute, issue and apply") as follows the sum of 83865l. 12s. 2d. (received as follows) to the deficiencies of funds as follows all in accordance with the Act of 8-9 Wm. III: c. 20 for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds.
Prefixing: (a) certificate by the Auditor of the Receipt of the receipts between 1698 June 28 and July 26 on the several funds as specified in said Act for and towards payment of principal and interest remaining due on the said deficient funds.
£s.d.
on the Window Act1407000
on Additional Impositions12830411½
on New Duties on Salt372110
on the Continued Duty on Paper3243167
33865122
(b) the said apportionment.
Deficiencies as Computed by the Act.How they stood upon the Registers 1698 July 26.Apportionment as above.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
First 4s. Aid55622105556221053650
Third 4s. Aid4073720340737203267380
Fourth 4s. Aid91710115908445676018100
Quarterly Poll892751348927513458517
Three fourths of the Customs2134471592134471291400140
Salt Duty17115000015907461661123200
Two thirds of the Additional Excise160000001355541111105000
Additional Impositions4451777444100000292180
Stamped paper &c.2241147237601171470140
Marriages [and Houses]64800000648000004252100
Wine, Vinegar &c.146181191461811995960
Tonnage and Poundage1426667142666793645
51604591450159141933865122
Money Book XIV, pp. 133–4.
July 28.Establishment under the King's sign manual, dated "at our Court at Loo" for the Provost Marshal and his men: to commence from Aug. 1 next: (to the Provost Marshal General 8s. a day and 2 horsemen, each 3s. a day or 14s. in all; the Deputy Provost Marshal 4s. a day; 2 other Provosts to attend the General Officers and other offices and services 2s. a day each: total Establishment 1l. 2s. 0d. a day or 401l. 10s. 0d. per an.). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 18.
Money warrant for 2800l. to Edward, Earl of Jersey: 1500l. thereof as equipage and 1300l. for a quarter's ordinary in advance as Ambassador Extraordinary to the Most Christian King: to be satisfied by tallies on the Commissioners for the Two Millions. (Money order dated July 28 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 116. Order Book IV, p. 471.
Same for 2400l. to same; which with 1300l. already paid him by advance is for 37 weeks from 1697 April 11 to Dec. 26 (being the days of his departure and return into the presence respectively) on his ordinary as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Treaty of a General Peace. (Money order dated July 28 hereon).
Appending: certificates by Secretary William Trumbull dated 1697 July 12 and Secretary James Vernon dated 1698 April 1 of the said Earl's departure and return as above. Money Book XIV, p. 116. Order Book IV, p. 470.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 2905l. 15s. 0d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of loans on the present 3s. Aid: and is for and towards the paying off and disbanding. Disposition Book XIV, p. 234.
Same to same to issue 9710l. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the Duties on coals and culme: to be as in part of 250,000l. appropriated out of the said Duties for wages to seamen:
further to issue to same 10,000l. out of loans on the third quarterly Poll: and is to be paid over to the Victualling Commissioners, 6000l. thereof for the Victualling Course and 4000l. for imprests. Ibid., p. 235.
Same to same to issue 108l. 7s. 2d. to me [Lowndes] on the order in my name for secret service: to be issued out of any disposeable money in the Receipt. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to make forth a bill of imprest to authorise the Navy Treasurer to pay over to the Commissioners for Building Dover Pier the 500l. directed to the said Treasurer for them. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwaiyt to procure the King's signature to the following royal warrants:
for 200l. a year addition to Lady Tillotson.
for reviewing the Commission of the Customs with Sir William St. Quintin in it.
for allowing 1116l. 6s. 6½d. paid by former Chief Governors of Ireland.
for Monsieur Puissar for a grant in Ireland.
for 500l. [as royal] bounty to Dr. Oates.
for 3000l. bounty to the Earl of Jersey.
for 1500l. to Mr. Vernon as Secretary to the 3 last Commissions for [the Lords Justices'] Administration of the Government in the King's absence.
for 2700l. to Lady Kath Darnley et al as royal bounty.
Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 2.
July 28.Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of John Child, Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Wilts. praying that 2800l. 4s. 0d. overpaid on his account of the 3s. Aid in 1697 may be transferred "to the 1s. Aid." Reference Book VII, p. 282.
July 29.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 700l. to Mary, Duchess Dowager of Buckingham to complete the satisfaction of her order for 1100l. as royal bounty: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Commissioners for the Two Millions. Money Book XIV, p. 114.
Treasury allowance of the incidents bill of the Excise Office for 1698 June 24 quarter: total 1610l. 4s. 0¼d.
The like of the Malt Office incidents bill for same quarter: total 151l. 10s. 9½d.
The like of the Leather Duty Office incidents bill for same quarter: total 366l. 1s. 1¼d.
The like of the Salt Duty Office incidents bill for same quarter: total 49l. 4s. 9½d. Ibid., p. 115.
Money warrant for 3000l. being 1000l. to Isabella, Duchess Dowager of Grafton and 2000l. to Charles, Duke of Grafton her son for one year to 1697 Sept. 29 on their pensions. Ibid., p. 117.
Same for 42l. 17s. 6¾d. to Thomas Langstone (Langston), Sheriff of Somerset for the year ended 1696 Sept. 29, for an overpayment on his account to the persons apprehending five clippers and counterfeiters. (Money order dated Aug. 11 hereon). Ibid., p. 118. Order Book IV, p. 481.
Same for 39l. 13s. 4½d. to Sir Thomas Wheate bart. Sheriff of Co. Oxford for the year 1697 Sept. 29 for a similar overpayment similarly arising about the arrest of 3 highwaymen. (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 118. Order Book IV, p. 477.
Same for 1000l. to William Earl of Portland for half-a-year to 1697 June 24 as Groom of the Stole and First Gentleman of the Bedchamber. (Money order dated Aug. 6 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 119. Order Book IV, p. 472.
Same for 500l. each to Robert, Lord Lexinton; the Earl of Selkirk; and Algernon, Earl of Essex for same time as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber. (Money order dated Aug. 6 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 119. Order Book IV, pp. 473, 475.
July 29.Money warrant for 250l. to John Sayers Esq. and (Emanuel) Scroop How for same time as Grooms of the Bedchamber. (Money orders dated Aug. 6 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 119. Order Book pp. 480, 481.
Same for 60l. to George Fielding Esq. for same time as late one of the Pages of Honour. (Money order dated Aug. 6 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 119. Order Book IV, p. 480.
Same for 3750l. to Ann, Duchess of Buccleuch to complete to 1698 Sept. 29 the satisfaction of her pension of 4000l. per an. out of the Excise. Money Book XIV, p. 320.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 1200l. to Henry D'Nassau, Seigneur D'Auverquere on the unsatisfied order in his name as Master of the Horse: to be for the contingencies of the Stables and to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Commissioners for the Two Millions. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 3000l. to William, Earl of Portland on the unsatisfied order in his name as Keeper of the Privy Purse: to be by tallies ut supra. Ibid.
Money warrant for 1000l. to Secretary James Vernon for secret service: without account. (Money order dated Aug. 6 hereon). Ibid., p. 121. Order Book IV, p. 480.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to cancel the tally for the purchase by Stephen Beckingham on March 26 last of the reversion of an annuity of 14l. after the death of George Children which he is unable to enjoy by reason it was purchased before, to wit, on the 29th Sept. 1697 by Benjamin Bunting: and thereupon to throw down a new bill (of the same date with the old) for the reversion of any other life unpurchased which Beckingham shall nominate for a 14l. annuity. Money Book XIV, p. 121.
Money warrant for 263l. 17s. 8d. to Henry, Earl of Romney for 1½ years to 1698 June 24 on his several fees as Master General of the Ordnance.
100l. to Sir Hen. Goodrich for same time as Lieut.-General of the Ordnance.
180l. to Mr. Fitch for same as Workmaster of the Ordnance.
41l. 1s. 3d. to James Lowther for 2¾ years to same date as Clerk of the Deliveries to the Ordnance.
18l. 5s. 0d. to Capt. Richard Leake for half-a-year to same time as [the King's] Master Gunner.
64l. 2s. 6d. to Col. Brown for 1¾ years to same time as Master Gunner of England.
82l. 2s. 6d. to Mr. Meesters for 1½ years to same time as Storekeeper of the Ordnance.
54l. 15s. 0d. to Mr. Musgrave for same time as Clerk of the deliveries of the Ordnance.
54l. 15s. 0d. to John Charleton for same time as Surveyor General of the Ordnance.
60l. to Mr. Bertie for same time as Treasurer of the Ordnance. Ibid., p. 126.
July 29.Money warrant for 3000l. to Charles, Duke of Southampton for one year to 1692 midsummer on his annuity on the Excise. Money Book XIV, p. 137.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to seal up the goods of the Earl of Jersey at his lodgings, he being going Ambassador to the French King. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 446.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Richard, Earl of Scarborough praying a reversionary grant (after the present 40 years' term) of several parcels of ground called Round Rundles and Swallow Fields, White Hart Inn and other parcels of land in the parish of St. Giles Co. Middlesex. Reference Book VII, p. 282.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated July 14 from Peregrine Bertie, Vice Chamberlain of the Household, to Charles Godfrey Esq. Master of the Jewel House, to deliver to the Earl of Jersey, Ambassador Extraordinary to France, 1066 ounces of gilt plate for the use of his chapel [in Paris], to be made into such vessels as said Earl shall direct. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 96.
Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to Francis Hill of [a] messuage and lands in Co. Chester parcel of the lands and tenements of Thomas Hesketh, extended for debt: at a rent of 4s. and fine of 8s. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Kings' Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Thomas Albert as Receiver General of Co. Worcester and Worcester city of the Duties on Marriages &c. and the Duties on Houses.
Followed by: Treasury Commission to said Albert as such Receiver. Ibid., p. 101.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Major General Steuart for a 99 years lease of such forfeited lands in Ireland of the clear yearly value of 800l. as he shall bring in a particular of; in consideration of his services and of a debt due to him from the King. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 431.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Cornelius Wood praying a grant of the estate of one Lavalline when recovered for his Majesty; or alternatively praying to be reprized out of lands in a schedule annexed [missing], if Lavalline's estate should not be found for the King on a trial. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Eliz. Aldworth, widow and relict of Boyle Aldworth Esq. deceased, praying a remittal of an arrear of quit rent due from her late husband's estate in Ireland. Ibid., p. 432.
July 29.The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland enclosing the memorial [missing] of the widow of the late Lieut. General Gravemoer which the said Treasury Lords have received from the King with his directions for the Lords Justices of Ireland to send hither a list of such forfeited lands undisposed of in Ireland as will amount to 1000l. a year. We desire you to send such a list in order to our laying the same before his Majesty. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 432.