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April 1700, 1-15

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'Warrants etc: April 1700, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 15: 1699-1700 (1933), pp. 310-319. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83238 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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April 1700, 1-15

April 2.Money warrant for 25l. to Nahum Tate for 1700 Lady day quarter on his salary as Poet Laureat. Money Book XV, p. 42.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay Christopher Tilson 37l. 10s. 0d. for 1700 Lady day quarter for making a particular account of the Customs &c. Ibid., p. 82.
Same dormant to same to pay John Dobell the fee or salary of 13l. 0s. 10d. per an. as Comptroller of Chichester port. Ibid., p. 83.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to pay the 1700 Lady day quarter's salary bill of the outports: total 9753l. 8s. 3d. being 8164l. 18s. 3d. for established salaries and 1588l. 10s. 0d. for additional salaries. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary bill for London port for same quarter: total 5985l. 12s. 1d. Ibid.
Treasury approval of same quarter's salary bill of the Stamp Office: total 1437l. 10s. 0d.: and of the incidents bill of the same Office for the quarter ended Feb. 1 last: total 1082l. 1s. 8¾d. Ibid.
Money warrant for 50l. to Thomas Rymer for 1700 Lady day quarter on his salary as Historiographer Royal. Ibid., p. 85.
Treasury warrant dormant to Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint, to pay the salary of 50l. per an. to John Bull as probationer in the art or mystery of graving in the Mint, viz. from the time John Grillet was last paid in the like capacity: the officers of the Mint having represented that said Bull is a more ingenious artist in that mystery and had been employed during the late great coinage in making and preparing dies under the Chief Engraver to the Mint: whereupon the Treasury Lords agreed that he should be employed as probationer in the place of said Grillet. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay the several annuities of 20l., 60l., 20l. and 100l. (or 200l. in all) to Richard Bretton in respect of the office of Comptroller of Petty Customs in London port and Keeper of the Cocquet Seal there and Comptroller of the Pretermitted Customs, London port. (In the margin: a renewal of said warrant by Treasurer Godolphin under date 1702 June 25.) (The like warrant and renewal for his salary of 72l. 8s. 4d. per an. as Customer of Sandwich port: and for the salary of 15l. 6s. 8d. per an. to William Veel Esq. as Comptroller of Sandwich port.) Ibid., p. 86.
Treasury allowance of the salary bill and incidents bill, detailed, of the Hackney Coaches Office for 1700 Lady day quarter: (totals respectively 190l. 10s. 0d. and 76l. 3s. 5d.). Ibid., p. 87.
April 2.Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 20l. per an. to Richard Patrickson as Searcher of Carlisle port.
the salary of 24l. per an. to Charles Howard as Customer of Berwick port. Money Book XV, pp. 88, 93.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply 36,317l. 17s. 6d. to Deficient Funds as follows as by the Act 8 & 9 Wm. III c. 20: the said sum representing the receipts between March 5 last and April 2 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows: viz. 2540l. 9s. 9d. from Window Duty; 4778l. 2s. 1d. from Additional Impositions; 181l. 12s. 4d. from the new Duty on Salt: 2541l. 6s. 9d. from the Duty on Paper Continued; 26,276l. 6s. 7d. from New Customs: the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows:
Deficiences as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 2nd April 1700.The distribution and application hereby ordained.
First 4s. Aid55622105609356140218
Third 4s. Aid407372034030770329489
Fourth 4s. Aid91710113898444167663716
Second Quarterly Poll89275134899651346463
Three Fourths Customs21344715920144715915441711
Salt and Glass etc.171150000157074616612387106
Two Thirds Additional Excise16000000129054111111581
Additional Impositions4451777444000000322223
Vellum and Parchment224114723560117162220
Marriages648000006480000016902
Wines and Vinegar146181191461811910580
Total50177937482345517736317176
Ibid., pp. 91–2.
The Treasury Lords to the Barons of the Exchequer. It appears by certificate of George Medcalfe, Assistant to the Customs Solicitor that Henry Courthalse alias Shortneck, arrested for abusing the Customs officers, was admitted to bail by the King's Bench on sureties of — Lofting and — Byrn and on default 50l. was levied on Lofting but Courthalse has since given satisfaction to the Customs officers. Please therefore compound the recognizances at as low a rate as may be. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 206.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Hugh Bethell for a re-grant on surrender of a lease of the manor of Hempholme to fill up his term therein. Reference Book VII, p. 374.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take Robert Lucy's security, detailed, as Receiver of the Temporalities of the bishopric of St. Davids sede vacante. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 342.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to insert on the Irish Establishment the allowance of 50l. per an. to Charles Dering Esq. the present Auditor General of the revenue Ireland, being the ancient allowance formerly made to the Auditor General for transmitting to England yearly accounts of those revenues: the same to commence as from 1 May 1699. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 64.
April 2.William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland. I have read to my Lords your letter of March 15 last relative to the Earl of Antrim's quit rents in Ireland. You are to take care that the proceedings in this cause be carried on with effect on the King's behalf and to take the opinion of the King's Counsel as to putting those rents in charge. Ibid., p. 101.
April 3.Royal sign manual for 6000l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works, as imprest for works done and to be done in the Gardens at Hampton Court. (Money warrant dated April 9 hereon.) (Money order dated April 10 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to cancel the direction of 150l. per week ut supra pp. 285, 294 to Mr. Henning and instead thereof to satisfy the present order to Mr. Lloyd by 170l. a week as from Feb. 1 last: the whole to be applied as follows viz. 20l. per week thereof to Mr. Stacey and Mr. Groves in proportion of their respective debts amounting to 831l. 7s. 11d. for making drains and for setting posts and rails in Bushey Park and the residue to Mr. Wise on an estimate for works in the abovesaid Gardens.) (Same to said Lloyd dated April 13 to apply said sums as above: appending; said Wise's estimate.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 290. Money Book XV, p. 89. Order Book V, p. 166. Disposition Book XV, pp. 160, 162.
Same for 300l. to Sir Thomas Littleton bart. for 60 days Jan. 29 last to March 29 last on his allowance of 5l. a day as Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money warrant dated April 9 hereon.) (Money order dated April 10 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated April 13 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 290. Money Book XV, p. 89. Order Book V, p. 166. Disposition Book XV, p. 161.
Same for 2871l. 4s. 6d. to Peter Hume, 2800l. thereof in satisfaction of a bill of exchange drawn from Stockholme Jan. 20 last by Dr. John Robinson, Resident at the Court of Sweden, for the King's special service and the remaining 71l. 4s. 6d. for the [Exchequer] fees and charges on receiving same. (Money warrant dated April 9 hereon.) (Money order dated April 15 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated May 1 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 291. Money Book XV, p. 89. Order Book V, p. 168. Disposition Book XV, p. 167.
Same for 300l. to Mary, Duchess of Buckingham, as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated April 13 hereon.) (Money order dated April 23.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 291. Money Book XV, p. 89. Order Book V, p. 161.
Money warrant for 750l. to Charles, Duke of Southampton for 1693 June 24 quarter on his annuity. Money Book XV, p. 77.
Same for 250l. to the Duchess Dowager of Grafton and 500l. to the Duke of Grafton her son for 1698 Xmas quarter on their annuities. Ibid., p. 79.
April 3.Same for 2600l. to Charles, Earl of Manchester for 26 weeks Aug. 31 last to Feb. 29 last on his ordinary as Ambassador Extraordinary to France. (Money order dated April 4 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated April 3 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 84. Order Book V, p. 164. Disposition Book XV, p. 158.
Same for 3750l. to Sir Benj. Bathurst, Treasurer to William, Duke of Gloucester for last Lady day quarter on the annuity of 15,000l. (Money order dated April 4 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated April 12 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 85. Order Book V, p. 164. Disposition Book XV, p. 160.
Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General to pay 1175l. to the Duchess of Cleveland for 1697 June 24 quarter on her annuity. Money Book XV, p. 86.
Money warrant for 750l. to the Duke of Northumberland for 1698 Xmas quarter on his annuity. Ibid., p. 87.
William Lowndes to Mr. Dodington for an account how much the poundage of 12d. per £ and the one day per year stopped from the pay of the late Marine Regiments comes to, pursuant to the royal warrant of 1690 March 26, and in whose hands the same now remains. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 204.
Same to the Customs Commissioners enclosing an order of Council [missing] made upon the petition of divers masters of ships complaining of the fees taken by the Surveyor of the Navigation Act for certificates in order to their obtaining passes to protect them from the ships of Algier. Please report thereon. Ibid., p. 206.
Treasury warrant to same to permit the shipment, Customs free, of stores for Newfoundland and New York by the ship Diligence of London, Thomas Rose master, being for building barracks and new erecting and finishing the fortifications already made in St. John's harbour in Newfoundland; and on the ship Thomas and Elizabeth, Thomas Ogden master, being beds, sheets, powder and musquet shot for New York. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 67.
Same to same to employ John Bowdidge (a tidesman in fee Bristol port) as warehousekeeper there loco Charles Pembruge preferred to be landwaiter there.
William Mutlow (an extraordinary tidesman London port) as a tidesman in fee in the inferior list ibid loco Owen Symson deceased.
Peter Davies (a landwaiter, Bristol port) as Jerquer ibid loco Thomas Goffe deceased.
Charles Pembruge, warehousekeeper Bristol port, as landwaiter ibid loco Peter Davies preferred as above.
John Hearne as a tidesman in fee Bristol loco John Bowdidge preferred as above. Ibid., pp. 68, 69.
April 3.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland from and after May 1 next to pay to Lady Katherine FitzGerald such arrears of salary as remain due in respect of the office of Comptroller of the Musters in Ireland, to wit, being due to George FitzGerald Esq. and to his late father Robert FitzGerald deceased in respect of that office, and also the arrears and growing payments due on the pension of 200l. per an. payable to the said George FitzGerald in lieu of his interest in the said office: provided and unless the said Lady Katherine and the said George her nephew have not before the said date come to an agreement in relation to a debt due from the said Robert to the said lady. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 61.
Same to same to continue the office of Accomptant General of Ireland which hath been diligently and carefully heretofore executed by William Burgh Esq. and the usual salary or allowance of 400l. per an. belonging to the same: the Lords Justices of Ireland having by their letter of Oct. 24 last to the Treasury Lords represented the necessity of continuing the said office. Ibid., p. 62.
Same to same to insert in the Irish Establishment an additional allowance of 50l. per an. for the Second Serjeant at Arms, Ireland: to make his salary 100l. per an. as formerly: the House of Lords of Ireland having addressed the King in behalf of Thomas Carter the present patentee by reason of his diligence and fidelity. Ibid., p. 63.
[after April 3.]Unfinished and undated entry of a royal warrant to [the Attorney and Solicitor General] for preparation of a great seal containing an indenture of the Mint between the King of the one part and Isaac Newton, who by a great seal dated 3 Feb. last was appointed Master and Worker of the Mint of the other part for the coining and making of his Majesty's moneys viz. four sorts of Crown gold (10s. 1l. 40s. and 5l.) and eight manner of moneys of silver (crown, half-crown, shilling, half shilling, groat, half-sixpence, half-groat and the penny) with standards and equivalents detailed. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 1–4.
April 4.Money order for 5l. to John Broadhurst, porter at the Exchequer Gate, for 1700 Lady day quarter on his allowance. Order Book V, p. 165.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 1000l. to me, Lowndes, on the unsatisfied order in my name for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 157.
Same to same to issue 750l. to the Earl of Jersey and 500l. to Secretary Vernon for secret service. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Jersey enclosing a further representation [missing] sent to the Treasury relating to a memorial from the French Ambassador touching Bernard Fontain, a Frenchman who together with his vessel was stopped at Dover. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 201.
April 5.Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee of 366l. 16s. 8d. per an. to Sir Edmund Turner as Surveyor of the Outports, out of which he is to satisfy the allowances to the officers for sending up accounts to the Surveyor's Office in London.
the salary of 38l. 13s. 4d. per an. to Robert Warren gent as Customer of Plymouth port. Money Book XV, p. 88.
April 5.Same to William Aldworth, Auditor of the [Crown] land revenue for London, Middlesex &c., to make forth debentures from time to time for paying (out of the said revenue) to the Earl of Montague the annuity of 38l. 13s. 11½d. (as by the patent of 14 July 1669 which granted same to George Duke of Albemarle as in lieu of the fee farm rents of 33l. 6s. 8d. and 5l. 7s. 1½d. issuing out of the Honor and Manor of Beaulieu, Newhall and Boreham Co. Essex which were intended to be granted him by the patent of 1666–7 Feb. 26 but were found to be assigned to the Queen Dowager); and likewise to pay thereout the arrear of 425l. 13s. 6½d. due thereon from 1688 October the time of the said Duke's death: the Earl of Montague being entitled to the said annuity in right of his wife the Duchess of Albemarle. Ibid., p. 89.
Money warrant for 20l. to Whitfeild, clerk, for his passage to the Leeward Islands whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated April 19 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated April 13 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Ibid., p. 90. Order Book V, p. 115. Disposition Book XV, p. 161.
Same for 25l. to the executors of Richard Gregory as reward for half a year to 1699 Michaelmas for keeping the several Registers of Loans in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt. (Money order dated April 13 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 90. Order Book V, p. 168.
Same for 25l. to Thomas Fox for half a year to March 25 last for the above office in which he has succeeded said Gregory. (Money order ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 90. Order Book V, p. 168.
Money order for 236l. 18s. 11d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, for necessaries by him delivered to the officers of said Court in 1699 Hilary term and for his own diet for 231 days from 1699 July 22 to March 9 last. Order Book V, p. 166.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of Civil List moneys 50l. to the poor of Windsor ut supra p. 298; 200l. to Nahum Tate ut supra p. 290 and 25l. for a quarter's salary; 50l. to Thomas Rymer ut supra p. 310 and 36l. to the Pages of the Bedchamber ut supra p. 290–1. Disposition Book XV, p. 158.
Same to the Solicitor General for his opinion on the state of a case enclosed [missing] relating to the deduction which ought to be made out of the last payment of the Two Millions subscription viz. to make good the deficiency of the fund for answering the annuities payable to the subscribers. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 204.
Same [to the Farmers of the Lotteries] forthwith to clear the arrears of their rent or my Lords will order you to be prosecuted. Ibid., p. 206.
April 5.William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare a state of the enclosed accounts [missing] of moneys imprested to the Colonels of the four late Marine Regiments. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 206.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Charles Anderton as waiter and searcher at the Pile of Fowdray in Lancaster port loco Richard Rawlinson deceased.
William Robinson as Commander of the vessel appointed to cruise from Flamborough Head in Yorkshire to Wells Burnham in Norfolk. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 69.
Same to the Treasurer's Remembrancer in the Exchequer to forbear process against John Granvill, William Bromley and Sir Thomas Dyke as inter al Commissioners for taking and stating the Public Accounts of the kingdom for one year ended 1697 April 25, being set in super for 70l. each for the assessment to the 3s. Aid in respect of their salaries for the said year: it appearing that they did not act as Commissioners as aforesaid nor receive any salary or allowance on that account. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 350.
Treasury letters patent constituting William Nicholls as a King's waiter in London port loco William Powell lately surrendered. Ibid., pp. 350–1.
Treasury warrant to Sir John Stanley bart., Warden of the Mint, to appoint Christopher Ellis as his additional clerk at 60l. per an. from Xmas last as by the royal sign manual of March 7 last. Ibid., p. 351.
[?]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to Thomas Staresmore of lands and tenements in Co. Cornwall part of the estate of Thomas Tresilian junr. outlaw: at the rent of 10s. 10d. per an. and fine of 21s. 8d. Ibid.
April 5.The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Charles, Lord Cornwallis for a new grant for making and uttering of copper half pence in Ireland for the term of 21 years from the expiration of the previous grant. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 62.
April 8.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 750l. to the Earl of Jersey for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 158.
Same to same to issue 40l. 13s. 9d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces out of moneys of the first Poll and the first 12d. Aid: to be paid to several innkeepers of Northampton for quartering several soldiers of the Troop now commanded by Capt. Kirk in the Earl of Oxford's Regiment at the end of 1688 and beginning of 1689. (Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to so pay same.) Ibid., p. 159.
April 8.Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of George Pope and Phillip Parris late of Looe, Cornwall, to be admitted to compound fines set on them in the Exchequer for importing French linen. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 207.
Treasury warrant to same to accept a reasonable composition from George Pope and Phillip Paris for the fine set on them in the Exchequer for importing French linen. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 74.
April 9.Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 1000l. per an. to Richard Holt as Comptroller General of the Accounts of the Customs. Money Book XV, p. 96.
Money order for 290l. 16s. 8d. to Henry Pelham, Clerk of the Pells, for two years to 1699 Xmas on his 100l. per an. allowance as reward for attending the Treasury Lords and of 20l., 16l. 13s. 4d. and 8l. 15s. 0d. for his attendance at his office in vacation. Order Book V, p. 167.
April 10.Same for 100l. to same for two years to 1699 Xmas on his allowance of 50l. per an. for locking up &c. his Majesty's treasure [in the offices of the Tellers of the Receipt.] Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Navy Commissioners of the petition of Samuell Shepeard et al of London merchants shewing that in 1693 they with others sent out a ship to the West Indies called the Henry and William 260 tons 24 guns 40 men, Capt. John Addison Commander, which arrive at Bermudas about 18 May 1693 but Isaac Richier then Governor of the said Island pressed the ship by warrant for the service of the Government in that island to prevent a mutiny and rebellion there and detained her in that service about two months and then discharged her: and the ship with victualling and wages cost petitioners 300l. a month: therefore praying satisfaction. Reference Book VII, p. 375.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Henry Johnson, a waterman at Portsmouth shewing that about Xmas 1698 he was drawn in by one Mr. Buck to fetch some wines from board a ship, and same was seized and an information was entered in the Exchequer by John Weaver and petitioner was committed to the Marshalsea: therefore praying remission of his penalty, he being ignorant of the law. Ibid.
April 11.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Treasury to place on and to transfer to the 2s. Aid the loans as follows viz. by the Act for said Aid it is provided that loans made between 1699 Dec. 5 and 1699–1700 March 13 not exceeding 220,000l. and 100,000l. shall in the first place be placed on the loans register on said Aid; and thereafter any loans to be made to a total of 933,333l. 6s. 8d. including the several sums appointed by the said Act to be transferred to the said Register.
(Treasury warrant to the Receipt dated April 16 to so place and transfer said loans. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated April 16.) Kings' Warrant Book XX, pp. 292–3. Money Book XV, p. 97.
April 11.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General for the 2s. Aid. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 294.
April 12.Same to same for a privy seal for payment out of the Exchequer of the yearly sum of 50l. to the Mayor &c. of New Windsor in lieu and compensation of the damage by them sustained by the King's enclosing the lands adjacent to the Little Park of Windsor, which lands include divers gravel pits which have hitherto supplied the said town with gravel for repair of their highways, and the tenants thereof were hitherto bound to keep divers teams or carriages towards the repair thereof all which damage (including loss of rates) is estimated at 80l. per an. towards which the King is pleased to allow them the 50l. per an. as herein and the profit of 31 acres of land left out of the said Little Park between the wall thereof and the river of Thames, which is valued at 20l. per an.: all to continue until a more certain recompence be granted to the said town for same. Ibid., pp. 288–9.
April 12 & 13.Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 3l. 6s. 8d. per an. to John Waring as searcher of the port of Chester, Beaumaris and Liverpool.
the several annual rents of 55l. and 200l. to John Blackwell Esq. as Comptroller of the Great and Petty Customs London port.
the fee or salary of 52l. per an. to Edmund Reed as a King's waiter London port.
the like fee or salary to Edward Heron as a same ibid.
the salary of 34l. per an. to William Clutterbuck as searcher of Bristol port. Money Book XV, pp. 93, 94, 95.
Treasury warrant to same to employ Unton Batterson as weighing porter London port loco John Fryer deceased.
John Shelbery as tidesman Bristol port loco Francis Plomley preferred to be landwaiter at Minehead.
John Tonkin as Commander of the Padstow sloop loco Charles Bligh who is fled his country.
Francis Plomley (a tidesman Bristol port) as landwaiter at Minehead loco Humphrey Holloway preferred to be additional waiter at Exeter.
Humphrey Holloway (a landwaiter at Minehead) as additional waiter at Exeter loco Paul Bouchier deceased at the established salary of 40l. per an. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 69, 70.
April 13.Money warrant for 286l. 14s. 2½d. to Henry, Earl of Romney and John Glover for a moiety of 573l. 8s. 5d. being the King's moiety of the value of ships, goods &c. seized by the Royal Africa Company of England from persons for unfree loading within the limits of their charter: the present issue being authorised by the privy seal of 1694 April 5 for the pains of the said Earl and Glover in discovering and prosecuting the premises: it appearing that the said Company has lately paid into the Exchequer pursuant to a decree of the Exchequer Court of Dec. 7 last the said sum of 573l. 8s. 5d. as above and the further sum of 1039l. 1s. 7d. for the value of ships, goods &c. taken by the said Company as prize from the French during the late war. (Money order dated April 17 hereon.) Money Book XV, pp. 92–3. Order Book V, p. 169.
April 13.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 500l. to me, Lowndes, on the [unsatisfied] order in my name for secret service: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XV, p. 161.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Grebell to be discharged from a 500l. verdict against him. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 207.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh for an account what remains in your hands of the money from time to time appointed for half pay to disbanded officers and what will be wanted to clear such half pay to Lady day last. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Peter de Gualy de la Gruelle executor of Francis Dupuy du Cambon for payment of 1357l. due to Cambon on the English Establishment as Engineer General. Ibid., p. 208.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt enclosing four orders made by the House of Commons in last Session for half pay to several officers from 1697 Michaelmas. Please prepare the necessary royal warrants for inserting them in the list of officers at half pay.
Appending said orders (1) of 21 Dec. 1699 on the petition of Capt. Le Wright, and Lieuts. John Fishwick, Gustavus Belford, John Higham and Oliver Wheeler and Ensign James Nicholson, English officers reduced into Scotch Regiments: (2) 14 March 1699– 1700 for all English officers in Scotch Regiments on the English Establishment to have half-pay: (3) 19 March 1699–1700 for Theophlius Nicholls and John Higham and Capt. William Davison to be added to the list (4) 6 April 1700: such half-pay to be from 1697 Sept. 29. Ibid., pp. 209–10.
April 15.Indenture of Contract for the Circulation of Exchequer Bills, being the 7th Contract, between the Treasury Lords of the one part and the Trustees for Circulation of Exchequer Bills of the other part viz. Francis Eyles et al for guarantee of repayment of their respective subscriptions: the Exchequer Bills to be hereunder circulated to be up to 500,000l. in all with certain contingent provisions for any excess, all ut supra Tr. Cal. XIII, p. 320. XIV, p. 262. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 352–9.