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January 1700

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'Warrants etc: January 1700', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 15: 1699-1700 (1933), pp. 244-264. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83234 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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January 1700

Letters Patent, Privy Seals, Royal Sign Manuals and Warrants, Treasury Warrants, Commissions, Orders, Letters, Memorials, Reports and Other Entries: All Not of the Nature of Treasury Minutes.
1699–1700
Jan. 2.
et postea.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Receiver General of the Duties on Marriages &c. and on Houses for Cos. Denbigh and Flint to pay the salary of 60l. per an. each to Walter Jones and Humphry Jones as Surveyors of said Duties.
The like to the same for Cos. Anglesea, Carnarvon and Merioneth to pay the salary of 80l. per an. each to Edward Davis and Richard Parry as same.
The like to same for Cos. Cardigan and Montgomery to pay the salary of 60l. per an. each to Edward Davis and William Jones as same.
The like to same of Co. Chester to pay the salary of 70l. per an. each to George Hall and Elisha Lancaster as same.
The like to same of Cos. Carmarthen and Pembroke to pay the salary of 70l. per an. to Demet. Grant as a same.
The like dated Jan. 5 to same for Co. Berks. to pay the salary of 70l. per an. to Thomas Deane as a same from Michaelmas last.
The like to same for Co. Norfolk to pay the salary of 70l. per an. to Francis Morphen as a same from Xmas last.
The like dated Jan. 19 to same for Co. Huntingdon to pay the salary of 40l. per an. to Jonathan Cooe as a same.
The like dated Jan. 22 to same for Co. Cambridge to pay the salary of 80l. per an. to Stephen Soames as a same. Money Book XV, pp. 35–36.
Jan. 2.Treasury warrant to Thomas Seyliard Receiver General of House Duties for Co. Cambridge, to pay Joseph Dolphin 20l. for one quarter to June 24 last on his salary as late a surveyor of said Duties. Ibid., p. 37.
Money warrant for 2000l. to the Treasury Lords (Earl of Tankerville, Sir Stephen Fox, John Smith, Henry Boyle and Richard Hill) for 1699 Xmas quarter's salaries. (Money order dated Jan. 5 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated Jan. 25 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Ibid., p. 37. Order Book V, p. 137. Disposition Book XV, p. 132.
Treasury warrant to the Cashier of the Customs to pay 37l. 10s. 0d. to Christopher Tilson for last Xmas quarter for making a particular accompt of the Custom revenue. Money Book XV, p. 38.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 43l. to Thomas Lloyd on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Works: out of Civil List moneys: 40l. thereof to complete the 80l. for erecting guard houses in Hyde Park and 3l. for pulling down a guard house and removing it. Disposition Book XV, p. 124.
[? Jan. 2.]Same to same to issue 459l. to William Roberts on his unsatisfied order for purchasing lands at Windsor; 104l. thereof out of Mr. Topham's fine of a lease and 355l. out of Mr. Powney's purchase money of a fee farm rent. Ibid.
Jan. 2.Same to the Earl of Montagu. Whenever any extraordinary provision is to be made in the Great Wardrobe not comprehended in the ordinary establishment, it is the King's pleasure that an estimate be sent to the Treasury Lords for them to lay before the King before such provision be made. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 177.
Same to Mr. Tallman. Send your answer forthwith to my letter of Dec. 26 last supra p. 239. Ibid., p. 178.
Same to the Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Josiah Key praying to be made blacksmith to the King loco Mr. Beech deceased. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ David Parry as waiter and searcher at Holyhead, in Beaumaris port, loco George Allen deceased.
Ambrose Worth as warehouse keeper in Plymouth port loco John Nutt lately deceased.
Samuell North (as tidesman on the inferior list London port at 35l. per an.) as a same in the superior list ibid. at 40l. per an. loco John Burt deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 54.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated Dec. 18 last from the Duke of Shrewsbury [Lord Chamberlain] to Charles Godfrey, Master of the Jewel House, to deliver 120 ounces of gilt plate to — Chambers Esq. as a gift from the King at the christening of his child. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 320.
Jan. 3.Money warrant for 75l. to William Lockett for last Xmas quarter on his allowance for attendance and for disbursement for fire, candles &c. for the Treasury Office: and 5l. to John Hurst for same quarter for carrying letters. (Money order dated Jan. 12 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 37. Order Book V, p. 141.
Same for 3750l. to Sir Benjamin Bathurst for same quarter on the annuity to William, Duke of Gloucester, (Money order dated Jan. 5 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Jan. 18 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 38. Order Book V, p. 136. Disposition Book XV, p. 127.
Money order for 200l. to the Agents for Taxes (Phillip Ryley, James Dewy, William Clayton and Charles Dartiquenave) for Xmas quarter on their salaries. Order Book V, p. 136.
Same for 200l. to Charles Montague, Auditor of the Receipt, for one year to 1699 Xmas on his allowance for extraordinary services performed in his office: without account. Ibid., p. 138.
Jan. 3.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay (out of Disbanding money in your hands) 307l. 1s. 3d. to the Navy Treasurer for so much due to the non-commission officers and men of Capt. Benj. Hoskins late Company of Marines in the First Marine Regiment, for abatements made from them exceeding their regimental clothes. (Same to the Navy Commissioners to so pay same.) Disposition Book XV, pp. 126–7.
Jan. 3 and 9.Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed papers [missing] about the office of headsearcher in London port, whether there is sufficient ground for a scire facias to void the patent to Sir William Fowles for the said office which is now executed by Robert Williamson as deputy. Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 178–179.
Jan. 3.Same to the Customs Commissioners to keep distinct accounts of the moneys arising after 1699 Dec. 26 by the Subsidy Act (which ended on that day) upon bond or otherwise and of the drawbacks and other allowances and charges thereon. Ibid., p. 178.
Same to the Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed memorial of works to be done at the Gardens at Hampton Court. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the petitions as in (a) infra.
Prefixing: (a) order of the King in Council dated Dec. 21 last referring to the Treasury Lords the petition of John Virgoe, master of the vessel Prosperous Christian of Selsea, shewing that being bound from Dieppe to Cork in Ireland she was driven by stress of weather into Rye where she was seized with her cargo although he hid no goods nor attempted to put any on shore. Ibid., p. 179.
Same to same to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Col. Grey, Governor of Barbados, concerning the Naval Office there. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Glass Commissioners of the petition of Johan Midleton and Sipherous Dagni praying that the debentures which they received from the Custom House at Newcastle for glass bottles which they made and transported "may be allowed in discharge of the like sum [due from them] to the King notwithstanding through ignorance they had not given security in the method the Act appoints." Reference Book VII, p. 364.
Treasury constitution of Thomas Deane as surveyor and inspector of the Duties on Houses and Duties on Marriages &c.
Francis Morphew as a same loco Col. Titchburn, hereby superseded. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 317–8.
Jan. 4.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Richard Baker (an extraordinary tidesman London port) as an established tidesman in the interior list ibid loco Samuell North removed to the superior list. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 54.
Jan. 5.Treasury allowance of the 1699 Xmas quarter's salary bill of the Customs, London port (total 5942l. 17s. 6d.): and of the outports (total 9524l. 13s. 3d.) Money Book XV, pp. 39, 41.
Jan. 5.Same of same quarter's salary bill of the Hackney Coaches Office (total 190l. 10s. 0d.) and incidents bill and (total 90l. 19s. 8d.) Money Book XV, p. 40.
Same of same quarter's allowance of 14l. 10s. 0d. to John Thurkettle for same quarter's attendance in the Treasury. Ibid., p. 41.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 14l. 10s. 0d. to said Thurkettle for same quarter's attendance on the Customs. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to direct the Excise Collector for Co. Norfolk to pay 160l. to the owners, adventurers and fishermen of Great Yarmouth for one year to 1699 Sept. 29 for the Excise of strong beer for the North Sea and herring fishery. Ibid., p. 42.
Money warrant for 25l. to Nahum Tate for last Xmas quarter on his salary as Poet Laureat. Ibid.
Same for 20l. to James Tosh for his passage to Jamaica whither he is going schoolmaster. (Money order dated Jan. 12 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Jan. 23 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Ibid., p. 42. Order Book V, p. 139. Disposition Book XV, p. 128.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to renew a lost order for 200l. issued in the name of the Earl of Ranelagh (and by him assigned to Henry St. George) on the three-fourths Customs. Order Book V, p. 138.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt. In the scheme of the Civil List there is set down 400l. a week for the Gardens, 200l. thereof for Mr. Henning for Hampton Court Gardens and 200l. for the Earl of Portland towards the arrear due on the Establishment of the Gardens. You are to continue the latter 200l. a week but are to forbear any further issue on the said 200l. a week to Henning. Disposition Book XV, p. 125.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Owen Jenkin as boatman and tidesman at Tenby in Milford port loco George Browne deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 55.
Treasury reference to the Navy Commissioners of the petition of Mary Cordwent, relict of Richard Cordwent clothier, shewing that her husband contracted in Dec. 1694 with the late Lord Berkeley for the clothing of the Second Marine Regiment amounting to 3000l. and 300l. for sea beds of which she has only received 652l.: therefore praying payment out of the deductions which are stopped in the Navy Treasurer's hands and that the imprest formerly granted by the Treasury Lords may not stand in her way so as to hinder the discharge of the debt. Reference Book VII, p. 364.
Jan. 9.Money order for 30l. 8s. 4d. to Michael Studholme, Keeper and Guide of his Majesty's Roads, for half a year to 1698 June 24 on his allowance of 3s. 4d. a day for riding charges and pains. Order Book V, p. 138.
Jan. 9.Money order for 5l. to John Broadhurst, Porter at the Exchequer Gate, for 1699 Xmas quarter's allowance. Order Book V, p. 139.
Same for 30l. to John, Earl of Bath, Chief Ranger and Keeper of St. James's Park, for half a year to 1698 June 24 on the allowance for wages to the two underkeepers there. Ibid., p. 140.
William Lowndes to Mr. Travers and Mr. Ryley to make a joint inspection and survey round St. James Park without the walls thereof of unlawful encroachments made there, and to report. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 179.
Same to the Earl of Bath. I read to my Lords your letter concerning the warrant to Philip Ryley about the encroachments in St. James's Park, representing that as Ranger and Keeper thereof all commands were to be executed by you and therefore desiring that the warrant might be withdrawn. My Lords have recalled the said warrant and it is the King's pleasure that the door of the little house erected on the wall of St. James's Park by the road to Hyde Park opening into the said road be made up &c. ut supra p. 169. Please cause these commands to be effectually complied with. As to the encroachments without the wall they have directed an inspection thereof as you desire. Send me your account of your expenditure for hay and beans for the deer in St. James's Park since Mr. Harbord's decease. My Lords have approved of John Eldborough as doorkeeper of the New Passage through the Wilderness into St. James's Park, he being recommended by the inhabitants of St. Martin's parish. Ibid., p. 180.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lancelot Pockley shewing that he has not received a half year's interest on an annuity of 10l. per an. and the benefit of survivorship during the life of Alice Tipping; all in consequence of a mistake in the certificate. Ibid., p. 182.
Jan. 10.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to constitute Sir John Stanley bart. as Warden of the Mint (Keeper of the Change and Money in the Tower and Keeper of the Coinage of Gold and Silver in the Tower and elsewhere in England) loco Isaac Newton Esq.: all as amply as Sir Anthony St. Leger, Sir Thomas Wharton, Philip Wharton, Sir Philip Lloyd, Owen Wynn, Benjamin Overton and the said Newton, predecessors therein. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 225.
Same to the Attorney General for a privy seal to discharge Sir William Browne of the City of London of the baronetcy fee of 1095l. (Privy seal dated Jan. 25 hereon). (Treasury warrant dated Jan. 31 hereon.) Ibid., pp. 226, 236–7. Money Book XV, p. 53.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to allow to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby in their account now passing of money received to 1697–8 Jan. 1 for the Forces in Ireland the sum of 33,328l. 8s. 9d. as follows: viz.
Appending: list of 12 vouchers dated from 1692 Nov. 12 to 1693 July 31 attesting the payment of said total sum to Jacob Vander Esch. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 226.
Jan. 10.Same to same to similarly give allowance to same in their like account terminating at Xmas [sic for Dec. 31] 1697 sums as follows:
£s.d.
Barth. Vanhomrigh for transporting several Regiments from Ireland into Flanders1100
to several Regiments for raising recruits (viz. 11 Regiments detailed for recruits detailed, the royal warrant of 1692–3 March 15 having directed that same shall not be placed to their account and therefore a warrant is necessary to allow them as contingent payments)3272
for interest to several persons who on 1696–7 Jan. 27 advanced 25,000l. for the service of the Forces on the credit of Exchequer Bills in 16964146
to several persons for 10 per cent. allowance on 28,238l. 13s. 1½d. principal money that should have been paid to them on 1st Jan. 1696–7: being interest from Jan. 1 to Jan. 272823166
Exchequer fees on 666,059l. 18s. 9¾d. being the money issued between 1692 Sept. 29 and 1697 Dec. 313695150
loss on 24,521 guineas received from the Exchequer at 22s. and paid away at 1l. 1s. 9d. each306103
charge for passing privy seals and for imprest rolls at the Exchequer36986
£119811610½
Ibid., p. 227.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to constitute Isaac Newton as Master and Worker of the Mint loco Thomas Neal lately deceased: with the fee or yearly pension of 500l. Ibid., p. 228.
Same to Isaac Newton, (until a new indenture be made for the well establishing the gold and silver moneys by the mill and press) carefully to observe the rules and orders appointed by the Mint Indenture of 1689 April 2 made between the Crown and the abovesaid Thomas Neale. Ibid., p. 229.
Same to the Attorney General for a privy seal to discharge the baronetcy fee of 1095l. due from Sir Richard Allin. (Privy seal dated Feb. 22 hereon.) (Treasury warrant dated March 15 hereon.) Ibid., p. 229. Money Book XV, p. 75.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to grant to Josiah Key the Office of Chief Smith of black and other iron works in all the royal honors, manors and houses except St. James's House loco William Bache lately deceased. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 230.
Jan. 10.Royal sign manual for 300l. to Bernard Granville for one year's rent to Xmas last of Mote Park which was laid into Windsor Great Park. (Money warrant dated Jan. 22 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 29 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 231. Money Book XV, p. 48. Order Book V, p. 145.
Same for 20,000l. to William Lowndes for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated Jan. 24 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 24 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 232. Money Book XV, p. 44. Order Book V, p. 142.
Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a privy seal to discharge the baronetcy fee of 1095l. due from Sir Richard Newman. (Privy seal dated Feb. 22 hereon.) (Treasury warrant to the Receipt dated March 1 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 232, 273. Money Book XV, p. 64.
Royal sign manual for 2000l. to James Vernon, one of the Principal Secretaries of State: for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated Jan. 22 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 24 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 235. Money Book XV, p. 48. Order Book V, p. 144.
Same for 1530l. 17s. 0d. for one year to Xmas last, on the respective pensions to the Lottery pensioners detailed (being the list ut supra Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 260 save that the name of Sir Charles Slingesby is here omitted.) (Money warrant dated Feb. 12 hereon.) (Money order dated March 7 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 282. Money Book XV, p. 62. Order Book V, p. 163.
Money order for 1056l. 4s. 4d. to Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer, for necessaries by him delivered to the officers of the Receipt in Easter and Trinity terms 1699. Order Book V, p. 141.
Same for 25l. to Maximilian Stephens, one of the Agents for Taxes, for 1699 Xmas quarter on his allowance.
Reginald Ryley, clerk to the Agents for Taxes, 20l. for same quarter, being 15l. for himself and 5l. for a messenger. Ibid., p. 142.
Same for 334l. 16s. 7d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, for necessaries by him delivered to the officers of said Court in Michaelmas term 1699. Ibid., p. 143.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 545l. to William Popple on the money order ut supra p. 198 or 217 viz. out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XV, p. 127.
[?]Same to Mr. Ryley. Attend my Lords on Wednesday next the 17th with your report on New Forest. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 180.
Jan. 10.Same to Lord Wharton. My Lords have signed a warrant for felling 1000 trees in New Forest for the use of the Navy supra p. 231. (The like letter to the Duke of Bolton.) Ibid., p. 181.
Jan. 10.Same to the Officers of the Works to report on accounts as follows:
Appending: (a) abstract of account of works in the Gardens at Hampton Court last summer: total 5558l. 6s. 1d.
(b) ditto of repairs &c. at the Mews, 1699 Lady day to Michaelmas: total 1060l. 0s. 4¾d.
(c) ditto of works in Bushey Park by Henry Wise, gardener: total 4467l. 8s. 0d.: and by Richard Stacey bricklayer; total 304l. 3s. 6d.: and by the carpenter there; total 595l. 11s. 0d. Ibid., p. 182.
Royal warrant, dated Kensington, to the Lords Justices of Ireland to pay 3000l. (out of the Additional Duty on Tobacco granted by a late Act in Ireland 10 Wm. III. c 4) by half yearly payments of 500l. each from June 24 last to Trinity College near Dublin for the purpose of enlarging their public buildings and erecting lodgings and other conveniences for the scholars there: all at the desire of the House of Commons, Ireland, as communicated in a letter from the Lords Justices of June 20 last. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 49.
Jan. 11.William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayte to include in the list for the King's bounty Mrs. Martha Wingfeild whose husband, Lieut. Col. George Wingfeild, was killed in the battle of Landen. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 181.
Jan. 12.Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 9080l. 10s. 2d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces for a fortnight's subsistence of the Forces from the 14th inst.: to be issued out of the surplus of the Customs. Disposition Book XV, p. 128.
[?]Same to same to issue 25,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: on the like order: out of loans on the late Vote of Credit; 15,000l. thereof for wages and 10,000l. for Recalls. Ibid.
Jan. 12.Same to the Navy Commissioners to observe in the cases of the Companies of Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Sir David Mitchell, Capt. Leigh and Capt. Williams the general direction which my Lords gave Dec. 1 last supra p. 221 for impresting the money for the marine soldiers to the Colonels or their agents according to the Act. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 181.
The Treasury Lords to Lord Seafeild. We have laid before the King a memorial from the Postmasters General, England, touching the great arrear due from the Post Renters of Scotland for the port of letters and charge of expresses to and from Scotland and the difficulty they meet with in having the money returned from thence. It is the King's pleasure that you use all means to procure speedy payment thereof. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests enclosing for scrutiny a list [missing] of payments lately charged on the Customs which by reason of a late appropriation of the Customs cannot be paid any longer thereout, and which must therefore be paid at the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 182.
Jan. 14.Money warrant for 300l. to Nicholas Baker upon account: for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Jan. 23 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 44. Order Book V, p. 144.
Jan. 16.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners. The disbanded serjeants, corporals, drummers and centinels of the Marine Regiments of the Marquess of Carmarthen and Sir Cloudesley Shovell complain that their officers will not account with them from the year 1689 when they were raised, but stop three years' arrears of pay without giving them any account thereof. Please report whether they have received the sum entered in the accounts by their Captains. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 183.
Jan. 17.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Thomas Walker of the office of Housekeeper of the King's House at Newmarket loco Eliz. Ellyott widow, now his wife: with the fee of 200l. per an. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 230.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to renew a lost order No. 5073 for 100l. on the Continued Impositions issued in the name of Charles Fox and by him assigned to John Dennis. Order Book V, p. 139.
William Lowndes to the Glass Commissioners. I have read to my Lords your report on the petition of Joshua Middleton and Onesiphorus Dagnia. Please report on the enclosed further petition [missing] of the said Middleton. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 183.
Same to Mr. Madocks (Madcoks). From the Navy Commissioners' report on the petition of Mary Cordwent, relict of Richard Cordwent who furnished the Second Marine Regiment with clothes and sea beds, it appears that under the Establishment of 17 Feb. 1694–5 six shillings a month was abated out of the men's wages at sea, and under another Establishment of 19 April 1697 seven shillings a month was to be similarly abated for clothes. Please send an account of the moneys remaining in the Navy Treasurer's hands of those deductions "and for whom it remains." Ibid., p. 185.
Jan. 18.Money order for 10l. to John Low for last Xmas quarter on his allowance for locking up his Majesty's treasure. Order Book V, p. 142.
Jan. 19.Treasury allowance of the 1699 Xmas quarter's salary bill of the Excise Office: total (with the Salt Duty) 6276l. 15s. 9d. Money Book XV, p. 44.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 10,201l. 12s. 11d. to Deficient Funds as follows; the said sum being the receipts between Dec. 12 last and Jan. 9 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows viz. 2366l. 8s. 2d. received on the Window Act; 3820l. 13s. 4½d. received on the Additional Impositions; 1561l. 16s. 9½d. received on the new Duty on Salt and 2452l. 14s. 7d. received on the Continued Duty on Paper: the said distribution to be as follows:
Fund.Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 9th Jan instThe distribution hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid5562210560935611131
Third 4s. Aid407372134030770382346
Fourth 4s. Aid91710113898444187186411
Second Quarterly Poll892751348996513418110
Three Fourths Customs21344715920144715943319
Salt, Glass etc.1711500001590746166347912
Two Thirds Additional Excise160000001290541111325511
Additional Impositions445177744400000090519
Vellum and Parchment2241147235601174551211
Marriages64800000648000004317811
Wines and Vinegar14618119146181192974
501779374843445169102011211
Ibid., pp. 45–6.
Jan. 19.Money warrant for 200l. to Paul Jodrell Esq., Clerk to the House of Commons, for his pains in transcribing all the Journals of the said House until the year 1685 and making indexes to the same with references to the folios of the original books, pursuant to an order of the said House of May 5 last. (Money order dated Feb. 7 hereon.) (See infra under date 1701–2 Jan. 2.) Ibid., p. 51. Order Book V, p. 151.
Same for 70l. to Eignon Beynon of Redbourn Co. Herts. gent for his proportion of the reward of 120l. allowed by Act of Parliament for the arrest and conviction of Henry Quarrington, Thomas Hitchcock and John Quarrington senr. in 1697 for clipping and counterfeiting. (Money order dated June 6 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 52. Order Book V, p. 189.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1000l. to me, Lowndes, on my unsatisfied order for secret service: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XV, p. 128.
Same to same to pay out of Civil List moneys 68l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works, for repairing the Ice House at Hampton Court. Ibid., p. 132.
Same to the Marquess of Carmarthen to report on the petition of the serjeants, corporals and drums of Capt. Bennett's Company of Marines, and of the non-commissioned officers and men of same: and of the like of Capt. Cooper's Company. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 183.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of George Collins and Geo. Frye, messengers, for an allowance for several journeys by sea and land in his Majesty's service. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to procure a royal warrant for authorising the payment of 212l. 11s. 9½d. for the inhabitants of Chester for quarter ut supra p. 235. Ibid., p. 184.
Jan. 19.William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayte. It is the King's pleasure that the Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Flanders should pay to Zeger Goris 7326 guilders 8 stivers for forage furnished to his Majesty's troops at the camp of Mt. St. Andre and St. Mullins in 1694. Please prepare a royal warrant to authorise this. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 184.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works. In your report on the account of the works done in Hampton Court Gardens last summer you observe that the paper referred to you was an imperfect estimate but that there is a book of the same. You are to examine the said book, admeasure the works and rate and adjust the prices. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Keeper of his Majesty's Tennis Courts touching the repair of Hampton Court Tennis Court. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. John Hales and several captains of his Regiment for payment of the sums stopped out of their clearings (when that Regiment was ordered to the West Indies in 1692) on account of recruits in Flanders. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests for the draft of the privy seal for passing the accounts of Phillip Packer deceased as late Paymaster of the Works. Ibid., p. 185.
Same to Mr. Nicholas Baker to proceed upon the informations against the late clerks of the cheque to the Messengers [of the Chamber] and their accomplices. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ James Ball (an extraordinary tidesman London port) as an established tidesman in the inferior list ibid loco John Mardock preferred to be an officer at Greenwich.
Robert Parsons as a weighing porter, London port, loco Richard Parsons who has relinquished.
John Woolsey as a noontender ibid loco Rowland Game deceased.
John Alsop as warehousekeeper in Plymouth port loco Ambrose Worth who will not accept same.
John Cuthbert as a boatman at Hutham and Brancaster in Lynn Regis port loco Thomas Bramston deceased.
Cornelius Smith as Commander of the Customs sloop at Dover loco Walter Batson promoted to be a riding officer on the coast of Kent and Sussex. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 55, 56, 57.
Same to the Collector Outwards London port to swear Edward Weight into office as deputy (loco Richard Middleton who has quitted) to Charles Villiers and John Harrison who hold the office of the two searchers of Gravesend. Ibid., p. 56.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver up and cancel the release or discharge given to his Majesty by William Clayton upon the exportation of tobacco from Liverpool and thereupon to pass and allow the debentures given upon the entering and shipping of the said tobacco for 20,902 pound weight of tobacco landed in Ireland for the supply for the Camp there in 1689 ut supra Tr. Cal. vol. X p. 646: you the said Commissioners having reported that under the Order in Council of 1689 Oct. 24 imports for the Forces and for the relief of the subjects in Ireland were to be Customs free for three months from 1689 Nov. 1 on bonds given in England to so carry same to Ireland and the petitioner shipped on 20 Dec. 1689 within the time so limited and duly discharged the above quantity at Strangford in Ireland. Ibid., pp. 56–7.
Jan. 19.Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Edward Ward as executor and the children &c. of Patrick Gilmore late Collector of Excise, shewing that Gilmore sent to Mr. Samuell Johnson, Agent to the Excise Office, two bills of exchange drawn by Ralph Walley on Mr. Whitley for 200l. and one on Mrs. Penford for 83l. 14s. 1½d.; that Walley became insolvent and Whitley escaped his liability to pay by means of his influence at the Excise Office; that Gilmore died in 1696 and Ward has paid 300l. towards Gilmore's arrear and his sureties have paid 300l. more leaving only 283l. 14s. 1½d. still due: therefore praying relief. Reference Book VII, p. 364.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Sir Cha. Windham for extension of lease of certain tithes in Bestwall Co. Dorset and a cottage and land in Knottingley Co. Yorks., granted in lease to his father Sir Edm. Windham in 1669. Ibid., p. 365.
Same to Henry Baker of the petition of Henry Tildon, Henry Baker, William Ward, William Tayler and John Grey shewing that they are condemned in several sums for transporting wool: and praying remission of the King's share of their forfeitures. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Charles Hook shewing that he was convicted in the Exchequer on the testimony of Edward Braban: and praying remission of the King's part of his forfeiture. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Symon Waterson, one of the examiners of the outports books of the Customs, shewing that he has executed his said office several years and by reason of indisposition has to keep a deputy: therefore praying leave to resign to William Hardisty. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Lord Maynard for a new lease of a parcel of land called Pall Mall Field formerly demised to the late Earl of St. Albans; on which are erected seven tenements which are vested in petitioner. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests of the petition of Henry Ballow and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer, praying payment of 90l. 12s. 8d. being their 2s. per £1000 on [Customs] payments into the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 366.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated Oct. 17 last from Peregrine Bertie, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to the officers of his Majesty's Kitchens of 18 silver sauce pans: at the desire of the Board of Greencloth. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 322.
[? Jan. 19.]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of a demise to Sir Robert Clayton of the capital messuage of the manor of Kennington ut supra p. 131. Ibid.
[?]Same of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to Joseph Wray of the perpetual advowson of the parish church of Heathfield Co. Somerset, being the hereditament of Simon Babb extended for debt: without rent. Ibid.
Jan. 20.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay the 1752l. 3s. 0d. to Sir Thomas Cuddon ut supra p. 189 by nine weekly payments from Feb. 21 next of 200l. per week, the ninth payment to be of 152l. 3s. 0d.: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XV, p. 129.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Mardock (one of the tidesmen in the inferior list London port) loco Charles Tourney dismissed as officer at Greenwich: there having been little fruit of said Journey's service and said Mardock having been employed for about 12 months with a boat to ply in that station and with good effect. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 55.
Royal warrant to Lord Coningsby, Vice Treasurer of Ireland, in stating the accounts of the three French Regiments of De Melonier, Du Cambon and Belcastle from 1692 May 21 (when they came out of Ireland) to 1693 April 30 (when they were placed on the English Establishment), to allow to each of them 260l. as levy money for raising 130 recruits for each Regiment: [the said sum to be] in lieu of the 650l. per Regiment similarly ordered by the royal warrant of 1693–4 Jan. 21 which being at the rate of 5l. per man the King thinks not reasonable to allow as being more than the usual allowance to the English Regiments of 40s. per man: further, that in closing the accounts of the said Regiments for the said time they be charged with all cheques on the muster rolls during that time, in consideration of which the King is pleased to allow them the 780l. each paid them for raising recruits: further, when the said accounts are stated all the clearings in your hands of the said Regiments to 1691 Dec. 31 are to be paid to Major Gen. Le Mellonier, the Earl of Lifford and Brigadier Bellcastle who were Colonels thereof at the time of their being broke viz. in proportion to the sums due to each of them. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 53.
Jan. 22.Money warrant for 400l. to Philip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to be laid out in making inclosures in New Forest pursuant to the late Act of Parliament for preserving timber in the said forest. (Money order dated Feb. 1 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 48. Order Book V, p. 147.
Same for 500l. to Henry Baker: upon account: for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Jan. 23 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 48. Order Book V, p. 144.
Jan. 22.William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayte. My Lords have laid before the King the Earl of Ranelagh's report on the petition of several French officers who served in Piedmont and on the Rhine, whereby it appears that by the King's instructions to the Count de Frize for breaking the troops on the Rhine 62 officers, detailed, were to be preserved to be incorporated in the three French Regiments then in Flanders bound for Ireland, who were to have like pay as the other officers of said Regiments, and they have been so paid 929l. 8s. 0d. by Mr. Hill, Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Flanders. Their reformed pay as above from 1697 Nov. 1 (the day they were broke) to 1698 August 27 (from which time they were paid with the said French Regiments on the Establishment of Ireland) amounts to 4080l. Please prepare a royal warrant for paying them the balance of 3150l. 12s. 0d. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 185.
Treasury authorisation to Thomas Strickland to officiate as Commissioner or Chief Officer in the Transfer Office (established pursuant to the Act 5 Wm. III. c. 7 for the Duties on Salt, Beer, Ale &c.) until the said office be supplied with a Commissioner or Chief Officer in place of Thomas Neale lately deceased. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 322c.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of premises ut supra p. 231 (being a house in Duke Street &c.) in order to a lease thereof to Katherine Herbert (Harbord).
Prefixing: said Surveyor General's report on said Harbord's petition for same. Petitioner's house adjoining on Duke Street measures 38 feet 6 inches in the back front next the [St. James's] Park and the depth of the ground desired is 27 feet 6 inches on which stands the greater part of an outhouse built with boards and enjoyed by the tenants of the house allowed for the habitation of the [St. James's Park] fowl keeper who have the custody also of a passage through the waste ground between the said fowl keeper's house and the said outhouse "which outhouse being used for tippling in there is a chimney in it, which standing under the windows of the petitioner's lodgings must needs be offensive to her, and the said waste ground and passage being never kept clean is a common nuisance to the adjacent houses. "All the ground on the south side of the said fowl keeper's house extending towards Long Ditch between the Park Wall and Duke Street houses was granted in 1690 to Sir Henry Fane. Ibid., p. 322d.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to take the substituted securities, detailed, of Nathaniell Rich, junr., Esq. as Receiver General of the 3s. Aid for "this present" year 1699 for Co. Essex.
Prefixing: report from the Agents for Taxes on the proposed change of securities. Ibid., p. 328.
Jan. 23.Money warrant for 50l. to the Treasurer of King Charles I's Hospital in Westminster and 50l. to the Churchwardens of St. Margaret's Westminster for one year to Xmas last on their annuities respectively for keeping and bringing up poor fatherless children there, and for the relief of the poor of said parish. (Money order dated Feb. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 47. Order Book V, p. 148.
Jan. 23.Money warrant for 100l. to the Churchwardens of St. Martins-inthe-Fields for same time for the relief of the poor of said parish. (Money dated Feb. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 47. Order Book V, p. 148.
Same for 50l. to the Churchwardens of St. James's Westminster for one year to 1699 May 19 on the annuity for the maintenance and support of the poor of said parish. (Money order dated Feb. 7 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 47. Order Book V, p. 148.
Same for 246l. 1s. 7d. to the executors of Sir Thomas Rokeby Kt. late a Justice of the King's Bench for 151 days 1699 June 28 to Nov. 26 following on his allowance of 250l. per term.
Appending: affidavit by Yorke Horner that said Rokeby died at his Chambers in Serjeants Inn in Fleet Street on Sunday Nov. 26 last. (Money order dated Jan. 31 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 51. Order Book V, p. 146.
Treasury warrant to John Packhurst and John Pascall, officers for managing the arrears of prizes, to pay to John Cock, deputy to the late Receiver for Prizes, the arrear of his salary from his last payment to Sept. 29 last: (in the margin: half a year's salary.) Money Book XV, p. 60.
Same to the Warden &c. of the Mint to sell to the East India Company two mills, two presses and two culling engines to be sent to India for the service of their coining of pagodas, rupees, and other species of money of that country. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 322c.
Jan. 24.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 40,000l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works. (Money warrant dated June 21 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated March 13.) (Money order dated July 6 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 233, 241. Money Book XV, p. 136. Order Book V, p. 191.
Same to same for a same for 100,000l. to Thomas, Earl of Bradford, Cofferer of the Household. (Money warrant dated Feb. 19 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Jan. 30.) (Money order dated Feb. 16 [sic? for 26] hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 233. Money Book XV, p. 56. Order Book V, p. 150.
Royal sign manual for 200l. to Aubery, Earl of Oxford, as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Jan. 26 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 2 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated Feb. 9 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 235. Money Book XV, p. 51. Order Book V, p. 146. Disposition Book XV, p. 135.
Same for 200l. to Robert, Lord Lucas: without account, in payment of so much expended by him for his Majesty's service. (Money warrant dated Jan. 26 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 2 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 236. Money Book XV, p. 51. Order Book V, p. 146.
Jan. 24.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction (on payment of 300l.) on the record of the judgment in Easter term last against James Benn and William Moore on their recognizance of 500l. for the due appearance of James Hunt. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 298.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 57l. per an. to John Goddard as one of the Customers of Bristol port. Money Book XV, p. 49.
Money warrant for 152l. 16s. 0d. to the officers and clerks of the Tally Court for fees for preparing, entering, levying and examining tallies of loan and other tallies on several taxes and branches of the revenue without fine from 1699 Lady day to Michaelmas. (Money order dated Jan. 26 hereon.) Ibid, p. 49. Order Book V, p. 145.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1185l. to me, Lowndes, for secret service: without account: 110l. thereof to complete my order for 20,000l. of April 17 last supra Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 317; and the remaining 1075l. in part of my order for 20,000l. of this day's date supra p. 250. Disposition Book XV, p. 129.
Same to the Marquess of Carmarthen. My Lords do not know how the accounts stand between you and the Captains of the Marine Regiment late under you. Please take care that the moneys paid to your hands (according to Act of Parliament) to make good the abatements for regimental clothing do not overpay what is due to the said Captains or their Companies. (The like latter to Sir Cloudesley Shovell.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 186.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to report on the petitions [missing] of Thomas Woodcock and Jervis Bradgate for Bradgate to be made Receiver General for Co. Leicester loco said Woodcock. Ibid.
Treasury reference to Mr. Butler of the petition of John Reynell clerk, prebendary of the prebend of Windham in the Cathedral Church of Chichester shewing that his predecessor Dr. John Harrison at his death left 15 years of arrears of Tenths due to the King and died insolvent; that petitioner has been possessed of said prebend only one year and has received no rent and has a great family: therefore praying relief. Reference Book VII, p. 366.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland for the issuing of commissions of enquiry to find the King's title to the jointure of Lady Hellen Collville of Ireland as wife of Count Dona Ferassier, of which she was seized as a jointure in lieu of her thirds or dowry by Hill Collville her first husband: and on the finding of same to pass a grant thereof under the great seal of Ireland to George Fitz Gerald and Thomas Knox, for the lives of the said Dona and his said wife and all arrears of rents thereof accruing to the Crown by reason of the said Dona being an alien; except that part of the premises formerly in lease to Keen O'Hara, and subject to the trusts as in an indenture of Nov. 6 last: all as represented in the Lords Justices' letter of 1698 Dec. 23 and the King's letter of May 17 last: it now appearing that the trust as contained in an indenture of May 6 last will be inconvenient to Clotworthy, Visct. Massareen Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp. 50–1.
Jan. 24.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to order the Receiver General of Ireland to place to the account of the revenue at large in Ireland the sum of 547l. 10s. 0d. which has been paid on account of Military Contingencies over and above the Establishment allowance; the same having been included in the State of the Debts given in to the Parliament of Ireland in their last Session on which the said Parliament granted aids to clear off the whole Military and Civil Lists to the last of June 1699 but the Lords Justices "having since expended for our service yearly as much money on the fund for Military Contingencies as by our Establishment for that our kingdom is warranted, the said extraordinary payment of 547l. 10s. 0d. must be deducted out of the fund for the ensuing year unless we shall be pleased to grant our order for the allowing thereof." Ibid, p. 52.
Same to same to continue the half pay to such officers as shall be employed to take care of the barracks in Ireland to keep them in order and to see the utensils therein preserved; many of the said barracks being now finished. Ibid., p. 53.
Jan. 25.Same to the Treasury Lords to pay to Charles Fleury the 7086l. 17s. 0d. which is the agreed price to be paid [by the Hudson's Bay Company] for the goods taken in Fort Bourbon as follows: viz. Capt. Allen as Commander of the ships and forces sent to Hudson's Bay to retake Fort York or Fort Bourbon from the French in 1696 (with instructions to deliver same to Capt. Henry Baley for the use of the Hudson's Bay Company) did sign several articles of composition to the French Governor thereon upon surrender of the said fort in 1696 one of which permitted the French to embark in his ships and to carry all the castore and other goods that they had traded for that year: and in November 1696 the Hudson's Bay Company petitioned the King shewing that in spite of his instructions as above the said Allen had taken on board all the goods and merchandises in the said Fort and brought them to England and therefore praying delivery of same; whereupon the King ordered delivery of same to them which was accordingly done: further by the 8th Article of the Treaty of Ryswick it is agreed that the above capitulation of Fort York should be observed and the merchandises therein should be restored [to the French] and Commissioners were appointed on both sides for appraising same and after several meetings they have agreed that the abovesaid sum of 7086l. 17s. 0d. should be paid to the French in lieu of 15,798l. demanded by them: which agreement the King is resolved shall be duly executed although the said amount is not yet recovered from the Hudson's Bay Company. (Money warrant dated Jan. 26 hereon.) (Money order dated Jan. 26 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Jan. 25 to pay 1086l. hereon forthwith and the remainder by 1000l. a month from Feb. 20 and without fee or charge according to the Articles of Peace.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 234. Money Book XV, p. 48. Order Book V, p. 143. Disposition Book XV, p. 123.
Jan. 25.[William Lowndes] to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 12,848l. 1s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be by tallies on the 10th payment of the Two Millions due in the present month of January: and to be applied as follows: viz.
£s.d.
for 14 days' subsistence to the Troops to Dec. 24 last9080102
to pay the subsistence of the Garrisons from Nov. 10 last to Dec. 2 last61712
to clear the Officers of the Garrisons from 1699 March 26 to Nov. 253150
£1284814
Money Book XV, p. 49.
Money warrant for 300l. to Ann Eden, widow of Tobias Eden late Deputy Remembrancer of the Exchequer Court: without account: in part of 402l. for his services in transcribing all the schedules and duplicates returned to him from every county, riding, city, town, Hundred &c. into parchment books in alphabetical order and transmitting the said duplicates into the Exchequer and for the charges of buying parchment books and postage of letters relative to the said service for the first, second, third and fourth 4s. Aid, the first and second 3s. Aid and the Quarterly Poll for 1698. Ibid., p. 50.
Same for 650l. to the executors of Sir Fleetwood Shepherd Kt. late Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod for 3¼ years to 1698 June 24 on his allowance of 200l. per an. in lieu of certain perquisites and allowances which belonged to the Black Rod and are released to the Crown.
Followed by: memorandum of the death of said Shepherd on 24 Aug. 1698 as by the affidavit of David Davis gent. (Money order dated Feb. 2 hereon.) Ibid., p. 50. Order Book V, p. 148.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay Stephen Faget and Peter Fauconnier 920l. out of offreckonings of the Regiments of Col. Collier and the Marquis D' Rada due to said Regiments from 1697–8 Jan. 1 to 1698 July 25; and 439l. 0s. 2d. out of the arrears of pay due to said Regiments: making in all 1350l. 0s. 2d. due to said Faget and Fauconnier for clothing furnished for the said Regiments for 1695. Disposition Book XV, p. 129.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to take in loans at the Exchequer not exceeding 100,000l. for paying wages to seamen: to be repayable (next after 220,000l. already borrowed for that purpose) out of the first Aid to be granted in this session of Parliament: pursuant to a Vote of the House of Commons. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 173.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to keep distinct accounts of the money arising by the new Subsidy after 1699–1700 Feb. 1 (which Duty ends on that date) and of the debentures &c. thereon. Ibid., p. 178.
Jan. 25.William Lowndes to Mr. Tallman to proceed in the new works at Hampton Court Gardens according to the estimate as reduced by the officers of the Works. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 186.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Peter Burrell merchant shewing that his correspondent at Falmouth hired for him the ship Elizabeth of London John Colebert master to sail to the Canaries to ship wines for London but on her arrival in London she is seized by William Davis a Customs Officer as forfeit for "having sailed with a foreigner": therefore praying a noli prosequi. Reference Book VII, p. 366.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Hoblyn Esq. for extension of term in Grigg's tenement and Avery's tenement in the manor of Fentriggan Co. Cornwall, part of the Duchy of Cornwall, which he holds by assignment from Sir Henry Seymour. Ibid.
Same to Robert Butler of the petition of Mrs. Woodruffe shewing that Isaac Woodruff, late rector of Pulborough in Essex, left her in a mean condition and Dr. Harrison who held same before him left a great arrear of Tenths for which petitioner is liable: therefore praying relief. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Baker of the petition of Francis Holmes shewing that he was fined 400l. on an information "for French silks": and praying remission thereof as he is very poor. Ibid., p. 367.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to John Arundell Esq. of the land called Prince's Meadows parcel of the manor of Kennington ut supra p. 123 for 13½ years from 1717 at 16l. 10s. 9d. per an. and fine of 600l.
Prefixing: particular and memorandum of the premises by deputy auditor William Taylor and ratal thereof by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 323–5, 333.
Jan. 26 & 31.Treasury allowance of the incidents bill of the Excise Office for the half-year ended Sept. 29 last: (total 2009l.).
of the like for the Leather Duty Office (total 428l. 5s. 6d.)
of the like for the Malt Duty Office (total 73l. 7s. 4d.)
of the like for the Salt Duty Office (total 299l. 1s. 4d.) Money Book XV, p. 44.
Jan. 26.Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imperests to allow 40l. to Edward Seymour, Clerk of the Hanaper in Chancery, on his account of the profits of the Hanaper for the year ended 1699 Sept. 29. Ibid, p. 50.
Money warrant for 9l. 2s. 6d. to Richard Welbeck, Stable Keeper at Reading for three quarters to Sept. 29 last on his salary. Ibid, p. 51.
Jan. 26.Same for 50l. to Rudolph Kein for last Xmas quarter's salary as Closet keeper to the King. Ibid, p. 52.
Same for 370l. 10s. 0d. to the Treasurer of Christ's Hospital for one year to Xmas last on the annuity for the support of the children of that foundation. Ibid, p. 53.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of Wales to take the securities detailed of James Isaacson for paying the reserve rent of 10l. per an. for several waste lands, mines &c. in Cos. Gloucester, Worcester, Denbigh and Flint which he holds in grant from the Crown. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 325.
[?]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to Susanna Brooksbank widow of several lands &c. in Co. Hereford parcel of the lands of John Edwin outlaw; at the rent of 3s. 4d. per an. and fine of 6s. 8d. Ibid, p. 326.
[?]Same of a same to John Stevens and Arthur Gooday of several lands &c. in Co. Northampton being lands of Charles Linnell outlaw: at the rent of 2s. 6½d. and fine of 5s. 1d. Ibid.
[?]Same of a same to Thomas Spendelowe gent of lands &c. in Co. Warwick being part of the lands of Thomas Woodward and Samuel Woodward extended for debt: at the rent of 71s. 9½d. per an. and fine of 7l. 3s. 7d. Ibid.
Jan. 29.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 105000l. to the Navy Treasurer on the unsatisfied order in his name: viz. 5000l. out of the late loan of 220000l. whereof 4707l. 10s. 0d. is to satisfy bills of exchange: the balance [100,000l.] to be issued out of the new loan of 100,000l. and to be applied to the head of wages. Disposition Book XV, p. 130.
Same to same to issue 8479l. 5s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of the overplus of the Customs: and to be for 14 days' subsistence to the Forces from Jan. 29 inst. Ibid.
Same to same to issue out of Civil List moneys the 500l. to Henry Baker and 300l. to Nicholas Baker ut supra pp. 256 & 252. Ibid, p. 131.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to issue out of the Disbanding moneys in your hands 607l. 18s. 4d. to the Navy Treasurer for so much due to the non-commission officers and men of Major Joseph Stopford's late Company of Marines in the late First Marine Regiment, for abatements made from them exceeding their regimental clothing. (Same to the Navy Commissioners to so pay same.) Ibid.
Same to Mr. Holt for a certificate of the gross and net produce of the further Subsidy ending the 31st inst to wit for one entire year ending either at Michaelmas or Xmas last. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 187.
Jan. 29.Treasury reference to the Auditor and Surveyor General of the Plantations of the petition of Isaac Richier, late Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bermudas and [or] Summer Islands, praying payment of 198l. due on his allowance of 240l. per an. as Governor as aforesaid, to wit from 3 July 1692 to 1st March following. Reference Book VII, p. 367.
Jan. 30.Money warrant for 150l. to Thomas Rymer, Historiographer Royal, without account: to be applied by him towards the charge of transcribing and publishing the 'Foedera.' (Money order dated Feb. 7 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated Feb. 27 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 53. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 54. Order Book V, p. 148. Disposition Book XV, p. 140.
Jan. 31.Privy seal for 500l. as equipage and 5l. a day as ordinary to Alexander Stanhope as Envoy Extraordinary to the States General of the United Provinces: with the usual clause for allowance of his extraordinaries. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 162.
Same for installing the First Fruits of John, late bishop of Oxford, as now bishop of Lichfield and Coventry, being 503l. 17s. 6¾d. in all. Ibid, p. 277.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of Civil List moneys 90l. to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, for John Gauntlett in satisfaction of a warrant by the Lords of the Council for providing books, papers and other necessaries for the Council Chamber and Offices for one year to Xmas last. (Same to Lord Russell to so pay same.) Disposition Book XV, p. 132.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to state the account of the forage delivered by Messrs. Farrifean, Goris and partners to his Majesty's troops in Flanders in the winter quarters 1697–8 according to the contract made with you in August 1697. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 187.