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December 1699

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'Warrants etc: December 1699', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 15: 1699-1700 (1933), pp. 221-240. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83232 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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December 1699

Dec. 1.Treasury warrant to the Receipt for record of surplusage to discharge the 19l. 0s. 9d. overpaid by John Spencer Esq. sheriff of Co. Beds for the year ended 1698 Sept. 29: same to be paid out of the like debit due from Martin Browne Esq. sheriff of Co. Lincoln for said year.
Prefixing: extracts from the Great Roll of the Pipe of the said surplusage and debit. Money Book XV, p. 17.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners. The money to be paid to the late Marine Regiments is to be imprested by the Navy Treasurer (on bills to be made forth by you) to the Colonels or agents according to the directions of the late Act for enabling officers to trade and to account with their soldiers. Disposition Book XV, p. 111.
Same to the Receipt to issue to the Treasurer of the Ordnance the 19,004l. 1s. 8d.: out of loans on the third 3s. Aid: to be applied for payment for 500 tons of saltpetre bought of the East India Company at 38l. 10s. 0d. per ton. Ibid., p. 114.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works. My Lords have laid before the King your memorial of the 27th ult. relative to alterations in the Lord Chamberlain's and other lodgings at Kensington. You are to execute those relating to the Lord Chamberlain's lodgings at your estimate of 126l. 9s. 10d. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 166.
Dec. 4.Money order for 75l. 18s. 7d. to John Chetwood for an overpayment in his account to 1698 Sept. 29 as sheriff of Co. Stafford: being caused by payments for arrest of a highwayman and four burglars. Order Book V, p. 129.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to apply as follows out of loans on the third 3s. Aid remaining in your hands: viz.
£s.d.
for one week's subsistence to the Standing Troops from Dec. 3 inst454051
for two months' clearings to the Troops from Sept. 26 to Nov. 2510901155
for two months' subsistence to the Garrisons to Nov. 10 last138894
£16880410
Disposition Book XV, p. 112.
Dec. 4.Certificate by William Lowndes that he was present at a hearing before the Treasury Lords about the 1st Dec. 1698 between John King one of the King's messengers and Richard Poyke and that he took the minutes of the said hearing and that though brabbling words might pass between the said persons he does not remember that Poyke called the said John King's wife a whore: all by reason that the said John King has commenced a suit in the Ecclesiastical Court against Poyke for so speaking of his wife. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 167.
Dec. 5.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Thomas Smith of the premises called Buckholt Wood in the east part of Buckholt, now converted into a coney warren and pasture ground and the reversion thereof: in free and common socage: on a fine of 1250l.
Appending: Auditor Parsons' particular and memorandum of the premises and Surveyor General's ratal. The premises were demised to Robert Chaloner 1672 Aug. 13 for 27 years. (For the Treasury Lords' signature of this docquet of this lease see infra under date 1700 Sept. ? 28) King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 200–1.
Same to same for a great seal for a grant to Richard Topham of the messuage or tenement called the Farm House in Underore in the parish of New Windsor betweeen Datchet Lane and the river of Thames in free and common socage ut supra p. 220: reserving to the Crown the small piece of ground within the boundaries of the parcel of land called the Great Romney alias the Island: all in consideration of a conveyance by him to be made to the Crown of the several parcels of land now in the tenure of Mary Dee widow, lately purchased by the said Topham from William Dee and Henry Dee.
Appending: constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands. Ibid., pp. 204–6.
Royal sign manual for 100l. to Bernard Granville and 50l. to Vincent Crull as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Dec. 8 hereon.) (Money order dated Dec. 11 hereon.) Ibid., p. 207. Money Book XV, p. 20. Order Book V, p. 130.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to John Evelyn of the capital messuage and scite of the manor of Sayes Court Co. Kent for 99 years concurrent with any terms in being in any part of the premises, at the former rents of 1l. 2s. 6d. per an. for the said capital messuage, 2l. per an. for West Broomfield and 2s. per an. for the Ditch and slip of land and fine of 152l. 10s. 0d. which is esteemed as half the value of the herein grant, the other half being remitted by the King as of special grace and favour in consideration of a great arrear claimed to be due to the lessee from the Crown.
Appending: two particulars and memorandum of the premises by auditor Henry Shales and ratal thereof by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands. King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 208–213.
Dec. 5.Royal sign manual for 310l. 4s. 6d. to Harry Mordaunt Esqr. Treasurer of the Ordnance for two per cent. reward or gratuity promised to the several artificers and others as follows for the respective sums as follows which were assigned to them out of the tallies and orders in the name of Charles Bertie, late Treasurer of the Ordnance, on credit of the three quarters Customs: and is for one year and 309 days from 1695 May 26 to 1697 June 1 being the day on which the Act for making good the Deficiencies of that fund passed the royal assent: viz.
£
to John Silvester on his order for3700
to Jos. Blissett on his order for1000
to Richard Wayte on his order for1000
to William Walker on his order for1300
to — Bateman on his order for900
to — Heard on his order for200
to — Hubbald on his order for100
to Thomas Clarke on his order for200
£8400
(Money warrant dated Dec. 20 hereon.) (Money order dated 1699– 1700 Jan. 18 hereon.) Ibid., p. 222. Money Book XV, p. 33. Order Book V, p. 140.
Money warrant for 750l. to the Duke of Leeds for half-a-year to 1698 June 24 on his allowance of 1000l. per an. in lieu of diet and 500l. as royal bounty as late President of the Privy Council. (Money order dated Dec. 14 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 19. Order Book V, p. 132.
Same for 100l. to Dr. Richard Bentley for same time as Keeper of his Majesty's Libraries. Money Book XV, p. 19.
Same for 203l. 16s. 7¾d. to John Lord Cutts, Governor of the Isle of Wight, for the surplusage on his account of that Government for the year ended 1698 Sept. 29. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 18 hereon.) Ibid., p. 19. Order Book V, p. 143.
Same for 97l. 18s. 4d. to Sir Lambert Blackwell for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his several fees as Knight Harbinger viz. of 20 marks per an. and 10s. a day. Money Book XV, p. 19.
Same for 66l. 1s. 8d. to Horatio Moor Esq. for same time as Keeper or Master of his Majesty's Tennis Courts. Ibid., p. 20.
Same for 26l. 13s. 4d. to William Jones for same time on his several fees of 40l. and 13l. 6s. 8d. per an. as Apothecary of his Majesty's Household. Ibid.
Dec. 5.Money warrant for 25l. to Robert Wintour for same time on his salary as his Majesty's clerk in the Crown Office of the King's Bench. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 18 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 21. Order Book V, p. 143.
Same for 100l. to Parry Walton gent as reward for same time for his service and pains in mending and repairing his Majesty's pictures and for providing colours and other necessary materials for same: (Money order dated Dec. 29 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 22. Order Book V, p. 136.
Same for 500l. to Henry Holmes, executor of Sir Robert Holmes late Governor of the Isle of Wight, making 1000l. ordered in part of the 1825l. 5s. 1d. surplusage on said Sir Robert's account ended 1692 Sept. 29 of said Government. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 18 hereon.) Money Book XV, pp. 23, 39. Order Book V, p. 140.
Same for 27l. 3s. 0½d. to John Marriott for the surplusage on his account ended 1698 Sept. 29 as Sheriff of Co. Gloucester. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 24 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 23. Order Book V, p. 153.
Same for 33l. 6s. 8d. to Henry D'Nassau, Seigneur D'Auverquere for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his fee as Master of the Horse. Money Book XV, p. 24.
Same for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Andrew Lawrence for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his fee or salary of 2s. a day as Surveyor General of the King's ways, gates and bridges from which office he is now suspended. Ibid.
Same for 48l. 13s. 4d. to Michael Studholme 18l. 5s. 0d. thereof for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his patent fee of 2s. a day as Keeper and Guide of his Majesty's Roads &c. and the balance for his riding charges &c. in same time. Ibid., p. 31.
Same for 15l. to John Warner for same time on his salary as Master of his Majesty's Barges. Ibid.
Same for 343l. 2s. 6d. to Thomas Felton and the executors of William Chiffinch for one quarter to 1698 June 24 on their several fees and allowances as Master of the Hawks. Ibid., p. 38.
Same for 50l. to Thomas Rymer for 1699 Xmas quarter's salary as Historiographer Royal. Ibid., p. 40.
Same for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Robert Ford for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his several fees as Housekeeper at Newmarket. Ibid., p. 42.
Same for 25l. to John Branch, Circuitor or Bailiff of Battles Walk alias Battles Bailiwick in Windsor Forest for same time on his allowance for hay for the deer and for increase of keepers' wages. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 23 hereon.) Ibid., p. 43. Order Book V, p. 145.
Dec. 5.Same for 54l. 15s. 0d. to Lawrence, Earl of Rochester for same time on his fee as Keeper of New Park at Richmond. Money Book XV, p. 46.
Same for 100l. to Edward, Earl of Jersey, for same time as Keeper of Hyde Park for wages or salary of the underkeepers of said park and to a person attending at the gate as also for hay and beans for the deer there. (Money order dated Jan. 24 hereon.) Ibid., p. 46. Order Book V, p. 144.
Same for 250l. to Christopher Tankred for same time on his allowance as Master of the Harriers. Money Book XV, p. 47.
Same for 150l. to Simon de Brienne and Mary his wife for half a year to 1698 June 24 on their fee or salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe keeper at Kensington. (William Lowndes dated 1700 June 28 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Ibid., p. 131. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
Same for 80l. to Sir Jos. Williamson for same time on his fee as Keeper of the Paper Office at Whitehall. Money Book XV, p. 48.
Same for 100l. to Thomas Pulleyn, for same time on his fee as Master of the Studs to the King. Ibid., p. 53.
Same for 5l. to Charles Killegrew for same time on his fee as Master of the Masks and Revels. Ibid., p. 54.
Same for 25l. to Henry Harris gent. for same time on his fee or salary as Chief Graver of his Majesty's Seals and 4l. 11s. 3d. for same time on his fee or salary as Yeoman of the Revels. Ibid., p. 55.
Same for 100l. to Eliz. Ellyot alias Walker for same time on her annuity as Keeper of the King's House and Wardrobe at Newmarket. Ibid., p. 59.
The Treasury Lords to the Assessment Commissioners for Co. Northumberland. It appears that very little of the sum charged on your County for the present year's Aid has been paid to the Receiver General and that in several places of the two north Wards the warrants have not yet come to the hands of the parochial collectors although by this the third quarterly payment ought to be in the Receiver General's hands. Also there are great arrears on the Duties on Houses and on Marriages for the years 1695–8 which are in danger of being lost and some persons industriously insinuate that those Duties ought not to be longer collected. We recommend these particulars to your care to give order therein so that his Majesty's service may no longer suffer. (The like letter to the Commissioners for the town of Salop and similarly of the borough of Southwark.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 167.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of a piece of ground containing a large old ruinous barn and some decayed stables near Greenwich Hospital in order to a grant thereof to the Committee for the fabrick of Greenwich Hospital in accordance with the King's pleasure.
Prefixing: said Surveyor General's report on said Committee's petition for same ut supra Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 396. In 1696 this ground was petitioned for by one Odingsell in trust for Visct. Cornbury and about a year since [was petitioned for] by the Earl of Romney as a convenient place for keeping a market at Greenwich. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 309.
Dec. 6.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue as follows out of Civil List moneys after the weekly payments already directed: viz.
£s.d.
to the 12 Judges of England for last Michaelmas term3000
to the 11 Masters in Chancery for the same term275
to the Judges of Chester for the same term175
to the Attorney and Solicitor General for half-ayear75134
£3525134
Disposition Book XV, p. 113.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition of Sir Thomas Vernon Kt. and Thomas Vernon Esq. of London merchants praying that 45 bags of sheeps' wool imported by them from Smyrna and Cyprus may be free of Duty as other sorts of sheeps' wool are. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 168.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt. It is the King's pleasure that the payments to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the service of that Office shall be made quarterly. You are therefore to forbear any issues of the 300l. per week lately appointed supra p. 189. Ibid.
Dec. 7.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to the Treasury to authorise the taking in of loans up to 220,000l. on the vote of the House of Commons of Dec. 6 inst. which promised repayment of such loans out of the first Aid to be granted this session: with five per cent. interest. (Privy seal dated Dec. 14.) (Treasury warrant dated Dec. 15 hereon to the Receipt accordingly.) King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 192, 214–5. Money Book XV, p. 27.
Money warrant for 300l. to Nicholas Baker upon account for Crown law suits. (Money order dated Dec. 13 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 18. Order Book V, p. 132.
Same for 20l. to — Alsop, clerk, for his passage money to Jamaica, whither he is going Chaplain. (Money order dated 1699– 1700 Jan. 31 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 18. Order Book V, p. 115.
Same for 40l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Thomas Trevor, for half-a-year to 1699 Sept. 29 on his fee as Attorney General.
35l. to the Solicitor General for same time. Money Book XV, p. 24.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 76,383l. 5s. 4d. to the Navy Treasurer towards payment of seamen's wages: to be issued out of the like sum remaining in the Exchequer out of the surplus of the Customs on Dec. 2 inst. Disposition Book XV, p. 113.
Dec. 7.Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to the Earl of Bradford [Cofferer of the Household] 200l. per week (over and above the 800l. per week already directed) until 5000l. be so paid: to be out of Civil List moneys and to be applied to pay for champaign and other sorts of wines lately bought in France by the King's particular command and for his use, according to an accompt thereof from Sir Charles Isaac, one of the Board of Greencloth. Disposition Book XV, p. 118.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt. My Lords have directed the preparation of the necessary warrants for taking in loans at the Exchequer on the vote of the House of Commons of the 6th inst. Meanwhile the officers of the Receipt are to take in any loans that shall be made on the said vote. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 168.
Same to Mr. Talman for an account of the works done in the King's own apartment at Hampton Court the last summer. Ibid.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works. It is the King's pleasure that the following alterations be made in Mr. Talman's estimate of works to be done at Hampton Court: viz. (1) that in the Communication Gallery no carving be made: (2) that in the lodgings of the Lord Chancellor, Lord Jersey, Archbishop of Canterbury and Lord President the wainscot and painting be performed at the cheapest rates: (3) that in the lodgings next the Greenhouse or in any other part of the old buildings no sash windows be made: (4) that in the three pair of stairs straight bars of iron be used and not fine work. Further, in all repairs at Kensington or Hampton Court or other places where the old wainscot or other materials will serve the King is not to be put to the charge of new. Ibid., p. 169.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of David Polhill praying to be steward of the Honor of Otford and bailiff and collector of the rents of the same loco John Packer deceased. Reference Book VII, p. 361.
Same to the Postmasters General of the petition of Thomas Atkinson, postmaster at Cockermouth shewing that owing 28l. 6s. 9d. on his account he sent it by the mail by reason of the difficulty of returns but the mail was robbed: therefore praying relief. Ibid.
Dec. 8.William Lowndes to the Receipt to satisfy forthwith out of any Civil List moneys the 147l. 12s. 1d. to the officers of Windsor Castle which was directed out of the 13th weekly payment supra p. 191. Disposition Book XV, p. 113.
Same to same to issue out of same 100l. to Bernard Granville; 50l. to Mr. Crull; 100l. to Mr. Fanshaw; 300l. to me, Lowndes, for secret service. Ibid., p. 114.
Same to same to issue to Lyonel Hern the 1727l. 2s. 6d. remaining in the Exchequer on the second 3s. Aid: to be applied to the taking in of Exchequer Bills to be cancelled. Ibid., p. 115.
Dec. 8.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 1170l. 10s. 0d. (in two weekly instalments) to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, for half-a-year's wages to the Master of the Buckhounds. (Same to said Treasurer to so pay same.) Disposition Book XV, p. 115.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of John Mason, Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Cambridge shewing that he cannot pay his debt to the Crown but by sale of his estate; therefore praying a conveyance thereof by the Crown in order to secure the purchasers. Reference Book VII, p. 361.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the manor of Eltham in Kent and the manor of Newark in Nottinghamshire and the Honor of Ewelme with the manor of Wallingford in Cos. Oxford and Berks. in order to the sale thereof for the purpose of finishing the enlargement of Windsor Little Park.
Prefixing: the said Surveyor General's report of the best offers he could get for the said three items viz. for the reversion of the first item 3600l. from Sir John Shaw the possessor; for the second item (of which the contents are here detailed) 1150l. from Richard Harris gent. in regard that a considerable part of the demesnes of Newark consist of tolls and old houses and that the Sessions Hall and two bridges there must be repaired; and for the reversion of the third item 1200l. from John Latten, the same consisting of small collection rents dispersed in both counties amounting to 82l. 8s. 4d. per an. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 310–11.
Dec. 9.William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to insert in the list of Officers' widows for the King's bounty the names of Dame — Douglas, widow of Sir Robert Douglas bart. late Colonel of the Royal Regiment of Foot who was slain at the Battle of Steinkirk, and Sarah Gargrave, widow of Capt. Gargrave who died of wounds received in Flanders, as by their petitions enclosed [missing]. (The like letter dated Dec. 19 for Abigail Hodges as a Lieutenant's widow.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 170.
Dec. 10.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 50,000l. to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, as imprest for the service of his Office. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 217.
Dec. 11.Money warrant for 1409l. 16s. 2d. to Sir Bartholomew Gracedieu and Sir James Collett, sheriffs of London for the year ended 1698 Sept. 29, for the surplusage on their account: same to be satisfied out of sums, detailed, to be paid into the Exchequer by the said sheriffs for arrears of taxes. (Money order dated Dec. 13 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 21. Order Book V, p. 131.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to William Roberts on his unsatisfied order for purchasing lands at Windsor, the 350l. fine of a grant which is to be paid by Henry Washington. Disposition Book XV, p. 114.
Dec. 11.Same to the Attorney General to forthwith prosecute the Hudson's Bay Company for the value of the goods taken in Bourbon Fort which afterwards came to the hands of the said Company. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 169.
Same to Secretary Vernon. By your order Mr. Ellis has sent to my Lords Mr. Burchett's letter which seems to insinuate that my Lords sent a person on board the ship Rochester (which was going for Capt. Kid) to take care of the treasurer that should be brought over with him. My Lords did not so do but only wrote to the Earl of Bellomont about that matter and they desire that their letter to him may be speeded away in the ship which is now going to fetch Capt. Kid. Ibid.
Dec. 12.Money warrant for 30l. to Robert Stephens, messenger appointed to look after the printing press, for half a year to 1698 June 24 being 25l. for his salary and 5l. for his charges in lieu of all allowances by bills heretofore usually made. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 3 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 27. Order Book V, p. 136.
Same for 11l. 2s. 1d. to Robert, Lord Lucas, Governor of the Tower of London, for 1698 Xmas quarter for safe keeping prisoners there. (Money order dated Dec. 20 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 29. Order Book V, p. 134.
Treasury warrant to the Receipts to distribute and apply the sum of 17,074l. 18s. 8d. towards Deficient Funds as follows: the said sum representing the receipts from branches of the revenue as follows between Nov. 14 last and Dec. 12 inst.: viz. 2750l. 14s. 4d. received on the Window Act; 5554l. 17s. 9½d. received on Additional Impositions; 4234l. 9s. 4½d. received on the new Duty on Salt and 4534l. 17s. 2d. received on the Duty on Paper Continued: viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 12th Dec 1699.The distribution and application as hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid5562210560935611895
Third 4s. Aid407372033030770313864
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011389844600312015
Second Quarterly Poll89275134899651343031510¾
Three Fourths Customs2134471592014471597266
Salt17115000015907471158240
Two Thirds Additional Excise1600000012905505449
Additional Impositions44517774440000001514178
Vellum and Parchment2241147241487100762128
Marriages648000006480000022051
Wines and Vinegar &c.14618119146181194978
5017793747493431617074188
Money Book XV, pp. 29–30.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 10,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans in the Exchequer which are to be transferred to the next Aid: and is to be applied towards providing victuals for the service of next year. Disposition Book XV, p. 114.
Dec. 12.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue as follows out of Civil List moneys viz. 300l. to Henry Baker, 300l. to Nicholas Baker; 285l. 2s. 6d. to the bishop of Sarum for the Garter; 120l. to Mr. Hume for a present to the Dey of Algiers, on money orders ut supra pp. 211, 226, 221 and Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 409. Disposition Book XV, p. 115.
Same to same to issue out of same 153l. 10s. 0d. to Samuell Carr on the money order ut supra Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 382. Ibid., p. 116.
Same to same to issue 50,000l. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the late Vote of Credit: to be applied to wages of seamen. Ibid.
Same to same to issue as follows out of Civil List moneys next after the Judges are satisfied: viz. 1000l. to the Earl of Jersey in further part of his order for secret service; 500l. to Secretary Vernon to complete his order for 2000l. for the like. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the bishop of Hereford. It is the King's pleasure that such of the bishops who have any First Fruits or Tenths in their hands should forthwith pay in and account for same or otherwise be prosecuted. There is 691l. 13s. 9½d. due from you for First Fruits. Please make speedy payment to prevent process. (The like letter to the bishop of Chichester for 304l. 13s. 6d. and the bishop of Lincoln for 414l. 2s. 5½d.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 170.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners. Mr. Ballard has promised to bring in a reply to Mr. Colt's answer to-morrow. If he do not so you are to proceed in the examination of the matter. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Parsons for an account of all officers of the revenue employed within your audit, in accordance with the command of the House of Commons for an account of all officers employed under the Crown and of their salaries, to be laid before it. (The like letter to Auditor Aldworth and Auditor Chetwynd.) Ibid.
Same to Robert Williamson. My Lords will on this day sevennight consider the Customs Commissioners' report concerning the office of head searcher in London port. Ibid., p. 171.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Thomas Phillips gent of two tenements in Stratton parcel of the manor of Stratton Sanctuary; the first thereof in his possession, the second in the tenure of John Anthony and Richard Yeo on terms detailed.
Prefixing: particular and memorandum of the premises by William Tailer, Deputy Auditor, and ratal by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this demise. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 311–15, 342.
Dec. 13.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Sir John Shaw bart. of the manor of Eltham Co. Kent in consideration of a fine of 3600l. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 213.
Dec. 13.Same to same for a same for a grant to John Latton Esq. of the Honor and Manor of Ewelme and Castle and Manor of Wallingford Cos. Oxford and Berks.: in consideration of a fine of 1450l. Ibid.
Royal sign manual for 6731l. 4s. 8d. to William Roberts as imprest for the purchasing of lands to be laid into the Little Park at Windsor pursuant to contracts made or to be made by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands: to be satisfied out of the purchase money of certain reversions intended to be granted by the Crown viz. of the manor of Eltham Co. Kent, the manor of Newark Co. Notts, the Honor of Ewelme and manor of Wallingford Cos. Oxford and Berks. valued altogether at 7200l. (Money warrant dated Dec. 15 hereon.) (Money order dated 1699–1700 Feb. 1 hereon.) Ibid., p. 215. Money Book XV, p. 26. Order Book V, p. 151.
Royal warrant to the Treasury to give warrant for felling 1000 trees in New Forest for the Navy. (Treasury warrant accordingly dated Dec. 20 to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, Henry Greenhill, Navy Commissioner at Portsmouth and the Master Builder and the assistant builder there. This warrant was cancelled and replaced by a like warrant dated 1699–1700 Jan. 10 see infra p. 250.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 216. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 315.
Privy seal for 20s. a day to —Marmande ("whom we have appointed to remain at Brussels for our service") for his allowance: to commence from Nov. 1 last: with the usual clause for allowance of his extraordinaries. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 259.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 600l. to me, Lowndes, on my unsatisfied order for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 116.
Same to the Customs Commissioners enclosing Daniel Ballard's reply [missing] to the answer of John Dutton Colt, Collector of Bristol port. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 171.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Kath Harbord widow shewing that she lately purchased a house in Duke Street, Westminster, the back part whereof has a prospect into St. James's Park but the same is much annoyed by the filth usually laid on a piece of ground between her and the Park, of which no use is made only a boarded shed thereon used for selling ale, the chimney whereof is very offensive to petitioner: therefore praying a grant of the said ground. which is of small value and is excepted out of Sir Hen. Fane's grant. Reference Book VII, p. 362.
Dec. 14.Royal warrant to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay to the Officers and Yeomen of the Guard of the Body their assessments to the Subsidy anno 1697 and the 3s. Aid for the years 1698 and 1699 (viz. 437l. 4s. 8d. for the Subsidy; 295l. 10s. 0d. for the 3s. Aid 1698 and 147l. 15s. 0d. for the 3s. Aid in 1699): they having never been taxed in any former year on their salaries. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 214.
Dec. 14.William Lowndes to Mr. Talman for an estimate of the charge of what is now to be done in the gardens at Hampton Court and of the charge of said gardens for the year ensuing. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 171.
Treasury reference to the Auditor [for Co. Worcester &c.] of the petition of James Isaacson proposing securities detailed for his due answering the reserved rent of 10l. in a grant lately made to him of several waste lands in Cos. Worcester, Gloucester, Denbigh and Flint. Reference Book VII, p. 361.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Latton shewing that there has been formerly paid to the Mews for the hay of a meadow at St. Albans 10l. per an., and out of lands at Egham 20 load of hay and 15 quarters of oats per an.; that the underkeepers of the Little Park at Windsor have no salary nor allowance: therefore praying that the said hay and oats may be assigned to him for them. Ibid., p. 362.
Same to same of the petition of the Mayor &c. of the borough of New Windsor shewing that by reason of the inclosures of lands adjacent to his Majesty's Little Park, which were the only place in the parish where they were supplied with gravel for repairing the highways, and that the said lands were formerly subject to rents for the relief of the poor which being no longer paid it falls heavier on the town: therefore praying consideration for these damages. Ibid.
Dec. 15.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay to John Backwell the annual rents or sums of 55l. per an. and 200l. per an. as Comptroller of the Great and Petty Customs in London port.
12l. per an. to Ingelby Daniell as Searcher of Hull port. Money Book XV, pp. 26, 27.
Same to William Roberts, Receiver of the Castle and Honor of Windsor, to pay into the Receipt 355l. on account of John Powney, impropriator in fee of the Rectory of Old and New Windsor as in full of the purchase money of the reserved rent of 16l. 13s. 4d. per an. to the King issuing out of the said rectory; said purchase money being by agreement with him to be allowed him out of the value of the tithes of land purchased by the King for the enlargement of Windsor Little Park. Ibid., p. 28.
Money warrant for 12l. 4s. 1¾d. to Samuel Moyer Esq. for an overpayment on his account at Michaelmas 1698 as sheriff of Co. Essex by reason of payments for arresting four highwaymen and one clipper of coins. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 24 hereon.) Ibid. p. 32. Order Book V, p. 153.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 42l. 10s. 0d. to the Paymaster of the Works; out of Civil List moneys: to be paid over to Monsieur Cousin for gilding at Windsor Castle. Disposition Book XV, p. 117.
Dec. 15.Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint for their answer to the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Clarke, Collector of Yarmouth port complaining that he is not repaid the money he carried into the Mint at Norwich. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 171.
Same to Mr. Pauncefort for his answer to the enclosed state [missing] of Capt. James Pierre's case regarding the money he stands charged with on account of a robbery committed by his soldiers in the house of Mrs. Martha Dilling. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Jersey enclosing the Customs Commissioners' presentment of Dec. 12 inst. concerning Devereux Beale, a tidesman in Poole port, who was lately carried into France. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Wade (an extraordinary tidesman London port) as a tidesman in fee in the inferior list loco Robert Hill deceased.
Thomas Jackson (a same ibid) as a same ibid loco William Carter deceased.
William Jenks as a same ibid loco Owen George deceased.
Joseph Knowles (a same ibid) as a same ibid loco William Jenks removed. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 52.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Worth et al for a privy seal to correct a slip in a lease lately granted to them of the office of Havener of the Duchy of Cornwall. Reference Book VII, p. 361.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Nathaniell Rich proposing a change, detailed, of his securities for the present Land Tax. In the margin: a note of a similar reference dated 1699–1700 Jan. 3 proposing a further change, detailed. Ibid., p. 362.
Dec. 16.William Lowndes to the Victualling Commissioners. In what manner is the King charged with the beer brewed in his Majesty's brewhouse whether with the materials whereof same is made and the charges of making same, or with the beer so brewed ? Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 172.
Dec. 18.Same to the Receipt to issue 50,000l. to the Navy Treasurer on his unsatisfied order: out of loans on the late Vote of Credit: 40,000l. thereof for wages to ships and 10,000l. for Recalls of the Ships Books. Disposition Book XV, p. 117.
Same to same to issue 3000l. to same out of like loans: to be applied by the Victualling Commissioners to the payment of Short Allowance Money due to the men of the Straits squadron now to be paid off. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to establish the following additional officers for the guard of the coast from Beaumaris to Carlisle.
Carlisle port.
Cardurnock: John Spading a riding officer at 25l. per an.
Longtown: Thomas Crubane an addition of 10l. per an.
Whitehaven port.
Allonby: John Hird a preventive officer now paid 8l. per an. by incidents, to have 12l. per an. addition.
Whitehaven: Leonard Higgins one of the boatmen and tidesmen to be tidesurveyor and to act as deputy searcher at 25l. per an. James Curtis to succeed Leonard Higgins.
Ravenglass: James Herbert an addition of 15l. per an.
Millan [Millom]: Thomas Stoaks a riding officer at 25l. per an.
Robert Greggs, surveyor, an addition of 10l. per an.
Lancaster port.
Pile of Fowdray: Richard Rawlinson an addition of 10l. per an.
Walney Island: John Gatskill a riding officer 25l. per an.
Lancaster: William Smith and William Biby two tidesmen each 20l. per an.
Bridge: John Gardner and Henry Biby two tidesmen and porters each 20l. per an.
Peeling [Pilling]: Paul Amias a riding officer 25l. per an.
Poulton port.
Blackpool: George Hesketh a riding officer 25l. per an.
Liverpool: Edward Hesketh an addition of 10l. per an.
—Franckland a tidesurveyor 30l. per an.
a good rowing boat 25l. per an.
James Beck, John Tilsey, John Tailor, Francis Jackson, four boatmen each 20l. per an.: an allowance of 10l. per an. to the surveyor for jerqueing.
Crosby: Samuell Thomas a riding officer 30l. per an.
William Green to succeed him.
Frodsham Bridge: Daniell Winstanley an officer 20l. per an.
Chester port.
Robert Hughes a tidesurveyor 30l. per an.
Richard Goodwyn to succeed him at Liverpool.
a rowing boat 25l. per an.
Cha. Steward and Hugh Bethell, two boatmen each 20l. per an.
George Benion and Cha. Browne, two tidesmen, each 20l. per an.
Mostin: Henry Welch a preventive officer 25l. per an.
Beaumaris Port.
Holyhead: Maurice Owen and Roger Griffin two officers at 20l. per an. each.
Carnarvon: Rice William an officer at 20l. per an. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 53.
Dec. 18.Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to make out Exchequer process against the several Receivers General of Crown Revenues and Receivers General of Taxes who are in arrear and have not passed their accounts or are indebted to the Crown. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 317.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Garrett Coghlan relating to the estate belonging to his father John Coghlan. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 46.
Dec. 19.Money warrant for 200l. to Richard Colinge gent for himself and the other underclerks of the Privy Council for their pains in writing minutes of letters and orders to Lords Lieutenants and Custodes Rotulorum and to the public officers. (Money order dated 1699– 1700 Jan. 3 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 30. Order Book V. p. 137.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 212l. 11s. 9½d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of arrears of the second 4s. Aid &c.: and to be paid over to the inhabitants of the city of Chester in further part of 733l. 11s. 5d. due to said inhabitants for [soldiers'] quarters: of which 300l. is already paid. Disposition Book XV, p. 118.
Same to Mr. Papillon. There is an agreement made by Capt. Delavall with the Emperor of Morocco or his Alcaid for redemption of the English captives in Barbary, pursuant to which a sum of money is to be paid to the Moors. My Lords desire you to write to Sir William Hodges or any correspondent of yours at Cadiz to give security to the Moors for performing the said agreement in England. My Lords will give you satisfaction for complying with the said security. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 172.
Same to the Agents for Taxes enclosing a case [missing] concerning the tax on the Commissioners of the Stamp Office and the reasons of the Assessment Commissioners for Lincolns Inn for assessing them, and the answer there to from the Assessment Commissioners for Westminster:
and likewise a letter [missing] from Mr. Charles Gibbons concerning Daniel Wood and William Allen, assessors and collectors for Wirksworth in Derbyshire, having collected money from several persons by false duplicates. Ibid.
Same to the King's printers to provide for the use of the Treasury two volumes of all the Acts passed in Ireland to the present time. Ibid.
Dec. 20.Money warrant for 150l. to the executors of William, late Earl of Kingston for 1½ years to 1690 Michaelmas on his salary as late Justice in Eyre Trent North. Money Book XV, p. 33.
Same for 20,000l. to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber to complete 50,000l. as by the privy seal of March — last supra Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 288. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 4 hereon.) Ibid., p. 34. Order Book V, p. 135.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to cancel the bill thrown down for the purchase of the reversions of several annuities of 42l. per an. and 14l. per an. after the deceases of Francis Byde and Sarah Thompson (who were both dead before the purchase money was advanced); and the tallies and foils or counterfoils thereof and to vacate the entries and records thereof and to make memorandums in your books accordingly: and in lieu thereof to throw down a new bill for the reversions of any other lives to an equal amount and of the same day's date. Money Book XV, p. 39.
Dec. 20.William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] of Mr. James Whiston. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 172.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Gilbert, James Salter, John Blake, William Jackman, and William Cromwell, shewing that being poor farmers in the Isle of Wight they did in 1698 sell their wool to one Meers and his accomplices who without their knowledge carried it to France and sold it there upon their own account and afterwards to save themselves informed against petitioners who had no other benefit than the market price: and that they are to pay the prosecutor his full moiety which amounts to 250l.: therefore praying remission of the King's part. Reference Book VII, p. 364.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Eliz. Glanville widow of George Glanvill, late one of the examiners in the Excise Office, shewing that by command of the Excise Commissioners he sold some waste paper belonging to the Office to the value of 230l. which by occasion of his own and family's long sickness he was obliged to convert to his own use: therefore praying payment of his salary which is stopped upon that account, she having nothing to maintain herself and six poor children. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Commissioners for Transportation to appoint some one to join with another to be appointed by the Victualling Commissioners for the appraising of 800 tons of old cask and 10,000 cask staves of several sorts and deal boards and other materials used for platforms on board ships for men and to make stables for horses: viz. to deliver such thereof as is fit to the Victualling Commissioners at the appraised value and to sell the rest. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 316.
Dec. 22.Royal sign manual for 1000l. to Sir Thomas Cuddon, Chamberlain of the City of London, as the King's charity and benevolence for the relief and support of the poor of the city. (Money warrant dated 1699–1700 Jan. 2 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 9 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Jan. 25 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 223. Money Book XV, p. 38. Order Book V, p. 141. Disposition Book XV, p. 130.
Same for 200l. to John, Lord Culpeper as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Jan. 2 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 9 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Jan. 19 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 223. Money Book XV, p. 40. Order Book V, p. 140, Disposition Book XV, p. 128.
Royal warrant dormant to Edward Nicholas to pay the annuity or yearly pension of 27l. 10s. 0d. to Madam — Vennevelle from 1698 June 24: 1¼ years thereon to Michaelmas last to be paid forthwith. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 224.
Dec. 22.Same to same to pay the annuity or yearly pension of 100l. to Walter Raleigh Esq. late one of the Pages of Honour to the late Queen: as from midsummer last. Ibid.
Same to same to pay the annuity or yearly pension of 210l. to Ann Franklin, spinster: as from 1698 midsummer: and 1¼ years to Sept. 29 last hereon to be forthwith paid. Ibid., p. 232.
Royal sign manual for 300l. to Sir Thomas Littleton bart., Speaker of the House of Commons for 60 days Oct. 1 last to Nov. 30 last on his 5l. a day. (Money warrant dated Dec. 29 hereon). (Money order dated Jan. 9 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated Jan. 23 to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Ibid., p. 224. Order Book V, p. 141. Disposition Book XV, p. 130.
Money warrant for 57l. 10s. 0d. to the officers of Windsor Forest for half a year's salaries to 1698 Lady day: viz. 12l. 10s. 0d. to the Woodward; 15l. for providing hay and 30l. to the Underkeeper (Underkeepers) of Sandhurst, Bigshott and Easthampstead Walks. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 4 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 31. Order Book V, p. 133.
Same for 250l. to James Gatigny for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his pension. Money Book XV, p. 32.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 75,000l. to the Navy Treasurer on his unsatisfied order: out of loans on the Vote of Credit: 60,000l. thereof to be for payment of wages to seamen and 15,000l. for the Victualling for the current service of next year. Disposition Book XV, p. 118.
Same to the Receipt to issue to the Earl of Ranelagh 13,620l. 15s. 3d.: to be issued out of the surplus of the Customs and to be for three weeks' subsistence of the Standing Troops to Jan. 14 next. Ibid., p. 119.
Same to same to reserve, for such uses as the Treasury Lords shall direct, the surplus of the Customs over and above the 80,000l. directed to the Navy Treasurer for wages. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 405l. out of Civil List moneys to the Treasurer of the Chamber, 375l. thereof for three quarters to Dec. 25 inst. for the charity payable by the Lord Almoner; and 30l. for Mr. Royer for writing, flourishing and embellishing several letters sent by the King to the Czar of Muscovy, the Grand Seigniour and the Grand Vizier, according to the King's warrant in this behalf. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to pay the assessments to the [Land] Taxes for the years 1696, 1698 and 1699 on the said Commissioners and the Assistants and Clerks in the Navy; as allowed in the years 1695 and 1697: amounting to 3763l. 18s. 1d.: as by the King's pleasure on the petition of said Commissioners. Ibid., p. 120.
Dec. 22.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue out of Civil List moneys 150l. to Lord Kingston's executors; 41l. 13s. 4d. to Lord Wharton and 75l. to the Duke of Devonshire ut supra pp. 235, 202, 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 121.
Same to the Excise Commissioners enclosing (a) infra:
Appending: (a) reply dated Dec. 18 from the Victualling Commissioners to Mr. Lowndes' letter of the 16th inst. supra p. 233. In all the brewhouses belonging to his Majesty at this port [London] Dover and Insworth near Plymouth the King is only charged with the materials whereof beer is made, and the charges of making same and the rents of the brewhouses at this port and at Insworth (that at Dover being the King's own.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 173.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to take off the stop on the half pay of Marine Officers, detailed (six of Sir Cloudesly Shovell's Regiment, eleven of Col. Brudenell's and five of Lord Carmarthen's) Mr. Burchett having intimated that they have stated their accounts with their non-commission officers and men. Ibid., p. 174.
Same to Mr. Papillon. The King's ship Dunwick lies now at Plymouth to carry instructions to Capt. Munden and Capt. Delavall relative to the redemption of captives in Barbary and the Admiralty Lords desire my Lords to send to them what orders are to be sent to Cadiz ut supra p. 235. Ibid., p. 175.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to establish an additional allowance of 5l. each to the weighing porters in London port in consideration of the great labour and hardship of the duty of that employment and the loss of certain perquisites, since the establishment of their old salaries by the falling of certain branches of the revenue into the King's hands which were formerly in farm such as smalts, barilia and potashes, for which they were distinctly paid by the farmers of those Duties, and also by reason of the dearness of provisions of all kinds. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 52.
Dec. 23.William Lowndes to Mr. Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty. The Treasury Lords have adjourned till Tuesday next. I expect Mr. Papillon's answer to the letter ut supra before their next meeting and then I presume it will be sent to you.
Followed by: copies of the correspondence in this case viz. (1) Tho. Papillon's letter of Dec. 19 to Sir William Hodges "sent by the way of Groine" and enclosing a copy of Lowndes's letter of Dec. 19 inst. to Tho. Papillon ut supra p. 235 and (2) said Papillon's letter of Dec. 23 inst. to said Hodges "sent by sea" to confirm his letter of the 19th. Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 175–6.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland. We have laid before the King your letter of the 4th inst. informing that the merchants in Ireland have from June 24 last refused the payment of the fees for wool licences, questioning the authority by which the same have been received: and that to prevent the hindrance of trade you have prevailed with them to deposit the said fees under pledge to return same if the King's pleasure be not signified to you before January 1 next.
It is his Majesty's pleasure that the said fees be taken as formerly, the Attorney and Solicitor General being of opinion that the merchants are not exempt by the Act of last session to prevent the exportation of wool from Ireland and England nor does the said Act excuse the exporters from taking licences as before. If any refuse you are to proceed against them at law. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 48.
Dec. 25.Money warrant for 100l. to William, Earl of Portland for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his salary as Superintendent of his Majesty's Gardens. Money Book XV, p. 43.
Dec. 26.William Lowndes to Lord Auverquere for a certificate what repairs are necessary in the Mews at Hampton Court. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 177.
Same to Mr. Tallman returning for more particular information his estimate for extraordinary works to be done in the Gardens at Hampton Court. Ibid.
Dec. 28.Same to Auditor Aldworth for an account (to be laid before the House of Commons in accordance with its order) of the charge of the duplicates and of the produce of the several Counties of England and Wales to the first 3s. Aid of 8 Wm. III and of the first and last Quarterly Poll of 3 and 4 Wm. and Mary and 9 and 10 Wm. III. You are to show the charge by the duplicates and the charges and allowances for collecting and the loss upon recoinage of receipts therefrom. (The like letter severally to Auditors Shales, Chetwind and Parsons.) Ibid., pp. 175, 177.
Dec. 29.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 80l. 12s. 4d. to the officers of the Pipe as follows for one year to June 24 last on their several fees payable out of the Customs: viz. 63l. 2s. 0d. to Robert, Lord Russell, Clerk of the Pipe and the Secondary and sworn Clerks in that office; 5l. 15s. 0d. to John Pottenger, Comptroller of the Pipe; 11l. 15s. 4d. to Henry Ballow and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains. Money Book XV, p. 28.
Money warrant for 500l. to James Cresset, Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg as in further part of 3418l. 15s. 6d. on bills of extraordinaries 1696 Sept. 12 to 1698–9 March 21; of which 2241l. 15s. 6d. is already paid him. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 2 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 33. Order Book V, p. 134. Disposition Book XV, p. 125.
Same for 107l. 4s. 2d. to Lord Robert Russell, Clerk of the Pipe, for one year to Sept. 29 last on his fee of 47l. 4s. 0d. as Clerk and allowance of 60l. per an. for drawing down the convictions &c. of Recusants. (Money order dated Jan. 5 for the 60l. part hereof on the said allowance.) Money Book XV, p. 34, Order Book V, p. 137.
Same for 20l. to John Taylor for half-a-year to 1698 June 1 on his fee or salary as keeper of his Majesty's water engine at Windsor. (Money order dated Feb. 1 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 47. Order Book V, p. 146.
Dec. 29.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 600l. to me, Lowndes, on my unsatisfied order for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 120.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay (out of Disbanding money in your hands) 1575l. 16s. 2d. to the Navy Treasurer for noncommission officers and men of the Marines as follows:
£s.d.
for the said officers and men of the Marquess of Carmarthen's own late Company of Marines for abatements made from them exceeding the Regimental clothes as by his lordship's account thereof commencing in 1691324122
for the like for Capt. Benj. Bennet's Company in the late First Marine Regiment for the like abatements from same date493116
for the like for Capt. James Plunket's late Company in the same Regiment for like abatements from 1695 April 22 to 1698 Sept. 8428611
for the like for Sir Cloudesly Shovell's own Company in his late second Marine Regiment from 1690 July 827777
for the like for Capt. Charles Williams Company in the said second Marine Regiment to complete 190l. 11s. 5d. for the like abatements from 1696 April 1 according to the muster rolls and 1696–7 March 1 according to the ships' books51181
£1575162
(Same to the Navy Commissioners to make forth bills for impresting the said sums accordingly. Appended to this letter as sent along with it were the five respective books of accounts as above.) Ibid., pp. 121, 122–3.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to correct the item of the Civil List Distribution supra p. 191 referring to the Gentlemen and Grooms of the Bedchamber making the same to be for seven Gentlemen and five Grooms instead of five Gentlemen and seven Grooms. Ibid., p. 124.
Treasury warrant to the Collector Outwards, London port, to swear Clere Wyndham into office as deputy to Christopher Stockdale and Anthony Meeke who hold the office of one of the five undersearchers in London port. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 54.
Dec. 30.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners. My Lords have ordered an account to be laid before them of all pensions payable in any of the public offices. Please send me an account of the pensions placed upon the establishment of the Navy. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 177.