Warrants etc
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'Warrants etc: June 1700, 16-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 15: 1699-1700 (1933), pp. 380-395. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83243 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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June 1700, 16-30

June 18.Royal sign manual for 40l. to John Davis gent. as royal bounty: to be payable out of Francis Holmes's composition for a forfeited recognizance. (Money warrant dated June 22 hereon.) (Money order dated June 26 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 323. Money Book XV, p. 136. Order Book V, p. 184.
Royal warrant to the Attorney General to enter satisfaction on the record of the forfeited recognizance of Francis Holmes and others in 40l. for the appearance of James Hunt: the said Holmes being very poor, with a wife and large family of children and being a very great object of compassion. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 330.
Same to same to remit the King's share of the judgment of 400l. obtained in the Exchequer against Francis Holmes of Kent, carrier, for French silks coming to his hands: it appearing that he has no estate and has a wife and large family and the exaction of the King's share would be their utter ruin. Ibid., p. 326.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue (out of loans or appropriated supplies of last Session) 12,221l. 9s. 7d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces: to be applied as follows viz.:
for subsistence June 19 to July 3 next for the Troops in England, the Regiment of Fuziliers in Jersey and the Independent Companies in New York, the Leeward Islands and Newfoundland7446106
for two months' clearings to the Garrisons from Feb. 25 to April 24 last being 2806l. 18s. 9d. towards which 521l. 18s. 8d. remains in the said Earl's hands228501
for the allowance of half-pay to the several disbanded officers added to the list by Parliament from the days of their being discharged or naturalized to March 25 last2489190
£1222197
Disposition Book XV, p. 181.
June 18 and 21.Same to the Customs Commissioners to prepare instructions (as per the enclosed draft [missing] from the Admiralty Lords) for the Collectors of Customs in the Bahamas, Carolina, Pennsylvania, East and West New Jersey, Connecticut and Rhode Island for their guidance in disposing of such passes as shall be sent them from the Admiralty here for securing the ships and vessels of his Majesty's subjects from the ships of Algiers. Send the instructions to Mr. J. Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty to be sent out by him.
Appending: said Burchett's letter dated June 17 to W. Lowndes. All possible despatch is to be used as the time limited by the Algerines for furnishing our ships with such passes is so short. Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 237, 239.
June 18.Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. James Treslebois for 52l. 8s. 3¾d. due for his pay as Ensign in the late Col. Du Cambon's and Lifford's Regiments. Ibid., p. 245.
Treasury reference to the Attorney and Solicitor General of the petition of Anthony Rowe for the King's aid in transmitting into Ireland a judgment which he has obtained in the Exchequer here against the estate of Sir Patrick Trant for a debt of 20,000l. Reference Book VII, p. 388.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to forbear process against Anthony Rowe and partners, late Contractors for Hearthmoney. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 382.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland for allowing an overpayment of 20,647l. 11s. 5¼d. on Concordatums between 1693 June 24 and 1699 May 1 as by an account thereof [missing] which has been laid before the King. But for the future Concordatums are to be restricted to the allowance on the Irish Establishment. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 84.
Same to same for an allowance of 20s. a day to be inserted in the Military List of Ireland for Sir James Jeffreys Kt. Governor of Cork city: to be payable as from 1 May 1699: the patent of May 21 last being hereby cancelled and no payments to be made thereon. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 85.
June 19.Money warrant for 500l. to Henry Baker: upon account: for Crown Law costs. (Money order dated June 20 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated June 21 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 132. Order Book V, p. 175. Disposition Book XV, p. 182.
Same for 110l. to John Hookes, George Coles, James Courthorp and Hicks Burrough four underclerks attending the House of Commons, for their respective services in writing, copying and engrossing bills, writings and other papers during the Sessions of Parliament 1699 Nov. 16 to 1700 April 11. (Money order dated June 25 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated June 28 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 132. Order Book V, p. 188. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
June 19 and 21.Same for 10l. to Ann Ryall, Housekeeper to the House of Commons for looking after said House during said Sessions: on her usual allowance per Session. (Money order dated June 26 hereon.) (Letter of direction as above.) Money Book XV, p. 132. Order Book V, p. 188. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
June 19.Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 12l. per an. to Charles Villiers and John Harrison for their office of one of the two searchers at Gravesend:
the salary of 52l. per an. to Thomas Hardwick as a King's waiter London port:
the salary of 39l. per an. to Charles Best as Customer of Hull port. Money Book XV, pp. 132, 134, 138.
Money warrant for 120l. to Charles Dormer for one year to 1698 Xmas as late one of the Pages of Honour. (Money order dated June 25 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated June 28 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Ibid., p. 133. Order Book V, p. 185. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
Same for 30l. to the Steward of the Swainmote Court of the Forest of Windsor for the charges of holding the said Court for the year 1700. (Money order dated July 23 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated Sept. 20 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 134. Order Book V, p. 210. Disposition Book XV, p. 209.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 32l. per an. to William Christian as Customer of Carlisle port.
62l. 7s. 4d. per an. to John Kent gent as Customer of Lynn Regis port. Money Book XV, pp. 150, 234.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 1500l. to me, Lowndes, on my unsatisfied order for secret service: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XV, p. 182.
June 19.Same to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, to apply as follows the 5000l. lately issued to you viz.:
£s.d.
for satisfying one sixth part of 27,958l. 10s. 8d. due to the Messengers of the Chamber on their bills to 1698 Xmas4659151
for John Cocks for attendance at the Council Chamber for the year 16984044
for Mr. Greenway, the King's locksmith in part of the bills to Xmas 169830007
£5000
Disposition Book XV, p. 182.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to direct payment of 798l. 8s. 4d. for Marine Companies' abatements for clothes as follows: viz. 390l. 12s. 2d. for the late Company of Capt. Gilbert Symmonds in the late First Marine Regiment and 407l. 16s. 2d. for the late Company of Capt. James Plunkett in said Regiment.
A like letter for 325l. 1s. 2d. for the late Company of Capt. Ash and Capt. Bradbury. Ibid., p. 183.
Same to the Postmasters General. My Lords direct you to dismiss Mr. Dockwra from his employment of Comptroller of the Penny Post Office. The King approves of restoring Mr. Nathaniel Castleton to that office. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 240.
Same to Mr. Baker. It is the King's pleasure that the weekly sum which you pay to Mr. La Rue should now cease. Ibid.
Same to the executors of William Harbord, Receiver of the Revenues in Ireland. The daughters of said Harbord petition the King for allowances in their father's account as Receiver as above which said account shows a balance due to the King of 2525l. 5s. 7d. On examination my Lords think none of the articles craved can be allowed. You are therefore to pass the account and pay the balance. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Charles Nailer (landwaiter in Lynn Regis port) as surveyor of Rochester port loco John Norwood deceased.
Thomas Adshaw as boatman Liverpool port loco John Tailer deceased.
William Pigg (for several years an extraordinary watchman London port) as a watchman in fee ibid loco Hugh Smith deceased.
Alexander Middleton as a landwaiter Lynn Regis port loco Charles Nailer preferred as above.
Two men and a small boat of about five tons to be employed about the mouth of the river Hamble in Southampton water, there being frequent informations of great quantities of wines and other goods being run in Southampton water.
Two additional boatmen and two tidesmen to be employed at Deal for the better guard of that place: at 30l. per an. each without incidents.
Two boatmen to be employed in Poole port loco Henry Welstead preventive officer, dismissed for fraud. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 81, 82, 83, 84.
June 19.Treasury fiat for letters patent to appoint Lancelot Whitehall gent as Customer of Chichester port loco James Smith gent deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 84.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of the merchants of London importers of wine from San Sebastian shewing that they had the English Consul's certificate for some Spanish wine which they imported from San Sebastian, yet several suits have been commenced, but on trial a verdict is given for petitioners, but the said Commissioners being dissatisfied intend further prosecution: therefore praying a non pros. Reference Book VII, p. 388.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Sir Charles Hedges praying that an old deer house and filled up ditch may be added to his lease of some lands at Richmond. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Elizabeth Clarke, widow of Thomas Clarke, collector of Excise for Cos. Hereford and Worcester, for stay of prosecution for his old debt of 1500l., she being in a deplorable condition. Ibid., p. 390.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to discharge Richard Toots and John Bushell, collectors of Excise, of the sums of 226l. and 311l.; the said Toots having sent to the Excise Office in Nov. 1689 a bill for 226l. drawn by Toby Mayo on William Ligon, and Bushell a similar bill in Dec. 1689 but said Ligon became bankrupt. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 381.
Same to same to pay 95l. to Nicholas Amhurst who was in possession (under a lease from Edw. Noell [as Solicitor of Excise and Hearthmoney]) of the estates of Hugh Pride and Symon Ryall, sureties for Strudwick Pride, late a collector of Hearthmoney, but the said Ryall obtained a Treasury warrant to discharge his estate from the said security: the said 95l. being for Amhurst's expenses in discovering the money received by said Strudwick Ryall for Hearthmoney. Ibid., p. 382.
Same to Samuel Atkinson Esq. to sell for the best price obtainable the 200 tons of casks and some stabling oat sacks and bread bags that were to be returned by the masters of the ships that lately transported the two Regiments of Horse from Highlake [Hoylake] and the Regiment of Dragoons from Whitehaven to Ireland at their return to those places. You are to charge yourself for same in your account of the transportation of the Reduced Forces into Ireland. Ibid., p. 388.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland. With reference to the royal warrant of the 11th inst. supra p. 378 for 650l. to Lady Katherine FitzGerald (in consideration of the like sum assigned by her to the King out of a greater sum due to her from Robert FitzGerald deceased under a judgment of Michaelmas term 1684 in the King's Bench in Ireland for 3000l.) it is the King's pleasure that so much of the arrears due to the said Robert as late Comptroller of the Musters in Ireland shall in the first place be applied to the repayment of the said 650l. to the King: and that no further notice be taken of the [royal] letter of 3 April last thereon supra p. 314 but that the same be revoked. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 87.
June 20.Royal warrant dated Hampton Court to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a fresh Commission of Excise, the new Commissioners to be Foot Onslow, Phillip Meadows, John Smith of Blanford Buildings, William Fleming, Francis Parry, William Strong, George Townsend, Phillip Ryley and Richard Cocks. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 324.
June 21.Money warrant for 150l. to Simon de Brienne and Mary his wife for half a year to 1698 Xmas on their fee or salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe keeper at Kensington. (For a letter of direction concerning either this sum or the like sum for the preceding half year see supra under date 1699 Dec. 5.) Money Book XV, p. 135. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
Same for 300l. to John Champante for so much expended in clothes and other goods for a present to the Five Indian Nations at New York. (Money order dated June 26 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated June 28 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 135. Order Book V, p. 186. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
Treasury warrant to Edward, Earl of Orford [late Treasurer of the Navy] to pay to Sir Thomas Littleton, present Treasurer of same, 5298l. 8s. 4d. out of moneys remaining in your hands or in the hands of your Cashier: 4500l. thereof to complete one year to 1699 Lady day for the Naval Chest at Chatham and the remaining 798l. 8s. 4d. for two late Companies in the Marquess of Carmarthen's late First Regiment of Marines, for their excess abatements. Money Book XV, p. 136.
Same to same to pay 325l. 1s. 2d. to same out of the like moneys for another late Company of the said Regiment. Ibid., p. 137.
Money warrant for 66l. 13s. 4d. each to Brook Bridges and Thomas Done for one year to 1700 Lady day as Auditors of Imprests. Ibid., p. 144.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 31l. 13s. 4d. to William Taylour gent as Comptroller of Bristol port. Ibid., p. 126.
Money warrant for 1825l. to John, Visct. Lonsdale for one year to May 19 last on his 4l. a day in lieu of diet and fee of 20s. a day as Keeper of the Privy Seal. Ibid., p. 138.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue as follows out of Civil List moneys notwithstanding any former appointments or distributions made by the Treasury Lords to the contrary.
£s.d.
to the Judges of England for last Easter and Hilary terms5500
to the Masters in Chancery for ditto550
to the Judges of Chester for ditto250
to the Attorney and Solicitor General for half a year75134
£6375134
Disposition Book XV, p. 184.
June 21.William Lowndes to Sir Thomas Knatchbull to carry to Auditor Done the muster rolls of the First and Second Marine Regiments for the time they were commanded by the Marquess of Carmarthen and the late Lord Berkeley. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 240.
Same to said Marquess of Carmarthen concerning the difference between Capt. Ash and Capt. Bradbury concerning abatements. My Lords have to-day directed 325l. 1s. 2d. to be imprested to you for said abatements. Please apply it according to the late Act of Parliament 10 Wm. III. c. 1. Ibid., p. 241.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare, as enclosed [missing], the account of the Receivers of the Two Millions. Ibid.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing: (a) order of the King in Council dated Hampton Court June 13 inst. for allowing victuals with the rest of the ship's company to the Customs officers when boarded on the King's ships as tidesmen for security of the revenue in their passage from one port to another when they [the said ships] arrive from foreign ports; but that no more tidesmen than are absolutely necessary be sent aboard the King's ships at any time. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 82.
Treasury reference to the Attorney or Solicitor General of the case of the New River Company concerning 1800l. which they were assessed by the Middlesex Commissioners for the first Quarterly Poll for their shares in the said River notwithstanding they were taxed for the same at the places of their respective abodes. Reference Book VII, p. 388.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant dated June 16 from the Duke of Shrewsbury, Lord Chamberlain, to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to Sir Charles Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies, of a jewel of 1000l. value to be presented by the King to Count D'Aversperg, Envoy Extraordinary from the Emperor. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 382.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to levy a tally and draw an order for the like reversion, after some nominee now living, of the 99 years' annuity of 14l. on the Excise in the name of the Earl of Ranelagh for which he did on the 9th Sept. 1698 pay 56l. into the Receipt to take effect after the death of Samuell White of the parish of Horsham, Sussex, contributor and nominee (then supposed to be in being); it now appearing that the said White was dead before the Earl purchased the supposed reversion; by reason whereof the Earl and his assigns are deprived of the benefit of the purchase. Ibid., p. 387.
June 22.Same to the Receipt to charge (by way of memorandum in the Prest Certificate) the Earl of Orford as late Treasurer of the Navy with the sum of 12,918l. 10s. 0d. for all the interest which shall be paid on the 92,100l. of tallies and orders remaining in his hands on the fourth 4s. Aid and the Salt Duties as appears by the schedule, detailed, from David Papillon, late Cashier of the Victualling. Money Book XV, p. 135.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners. My Lords grant leave of absence to Peregrine Bertie one of the patent searchers in London port. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 241.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte. The broken Engineers have petitioned for their arrears of pay to 1699 May 25. The King thereupon has directed that they be paid to the time the Troops were reduced to 7000 men, to wit the 25th March 1699. Please prepare a royal warrant for their payment accordingly. Ibid.
Same to same for a like warrant for taking off the respit of 160l. on Lieut. Col. James Stanhope's Company in Col. Gibson's Regiment. Ibid., p. 242.
Same to Lord Somers to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Mr. Chute, clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Ibid., p. 242a.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to grant to John Glover of London, merchant, the benefit of his tobacco debentures, the officer having been compounded with for his third part. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 83.
Treasury reference to Henry Baker of the petition of Edward Anderson and Edward Edwards shewing that for two years past they have at their own expense resided in Northumberland on the borders of Scotland to prevent the owling and smuggling trade and have made several seizures of wool and obtained divers informations against rich and notorious offenders for transporting above 300 packs of wool: therefore praying encouragement. Reference Book VII, p. 389.
June 24.Treasury allowance of the 1700 Lady day quarter's incidents bill of the Malt Office viz. for law charges: total 52l. 8s. 5d. the like for the Salt Office for stationery ware &c.: total 232l. 3s. 8d.
the like for the Leather Office: total 59l. 17s. 2d.
the like for the Excise Office: total 990l. 1s. 1d.
the like for same for 1700 June 24 quarter: total 2019l. 8s. 9¾d.
the like for the Salt Office for same quarter: total 278l. 18s. 0¼d.
the like for the Leather Office for same quarter: total 22l. 8s. 4d.
the like for the salary bill of the Excise for same quarter: total 6307l. 7s. 0d. Money Book XV, p. 137.
June 24.William Lowndes to the Marquess of Carmarthen. Capt. Ash still persists that the King is very much injured in Capt. Bradbury's account of deductions. Please hear the two on this matter. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 242a.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to permit the Customs-free transport to Newfoundland, for the service of the garrison there, of 50 tons more of chalk for lime for finishing the barracks and fortifications which are making at St. John's harbour and other stores, on board the Port frigate, William Rowland master. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 84.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Isaac Manley, a landsurveyor of Customs, for leave to resign his said office to Christopher Irons, petitioner being Comptroller of the Post Office, by reason whereof he cannot be at the Custom House so constantly as his duty requires him. Reference Book VII, p. 388.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William Liech, collector of Excise in Macclesfield collection, praying to be discharged from 609l. 8s. 5¾d. which was returned [by bill of exchange drawn] by Peter Wright, alderman of Macclesfield 1699 June 8 being then looked upon as a very responsible man and who had returned great sums for petitioner's predecessor but the said Wright broke and the clerk in the Excise Office who gathers in all bills of exchange did not give notice till a long time after. Ibid., p. 389.
Royal warrant to Lord Coningsby, Paymaster General of the Forces Ireland, to pay 31l. to Lieut. Col. William Culliford, late Major of the Royal Regiment of Dragoons, for his pay for the month of March 1692 [1691–2], he having been sent from his quarters to receive arms for the use of that Regiment and having been respited on the muster rolls during his absence. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 87.
Same to the Lords Justices of Ireland to pay to William Robinson the arrear of 2475l. being the arrear unpaid on the allowance of 20s. a day to the Quarter Master General of Ireland inserted on the Military Establishment of Ireland as from 1 Jan. 1691–2 on which allowance there has been paid to the executors of the late Col. Cambon the sum of 586l. leaving the above unpaid arrear to June 1 inst. Ibid., p. 89.
Same to same to pay to Jane Falguerolle the pension of 2s. 6d. a day surrendered by — Delome as from June 1 inst.
the like pension to Du Bochet as from Jan. 1 last, being transferred from Mr. Dusand. Ibid.
Report from William Blathwayt to the Treasury Lords on Col. Nicholson's letter of Jan. 10 last. I do not find reason to alter anything of my foregoing report to your Lordships [on Sir Edmund Andros petition]. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 27.
June 25.Royal warrant to Edward, Earl of Orford, late Treasurer of the Navy, to deliver over to Sir Thomas Littleton, present Treasurer of the same, the 92,000l. resting in the hands of Thomas Papillon late your Cashier, for the Victualling in tallies and orders on the fourth 4s. Aid and on Salt, &c. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 327.
Same to Sir Thomas Trevor, Attorney General, to acknowledge satisfaction upon record of the judgment of 500l. against Thomas Grebell and George Petter obtained in the Exchequer last Hilary term: the said Grebell having been employed in 1698 by Henry Baker several times to Calais and Dieppe and other parts in France to discover how the owling and smuggling trades there lay and did considerable service therein: and in order to make a show of some small trade he brought over some small parcels of wine and brandy for which he was sentenced as above. Ibid., p. 328.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 200l. per an. to Germain Ireton as one of the Agents for Taxes: the said Agents being James Dewy, William Clayton, Charles Dartiquenave and Germain Ireton in place of Phillip Ryley, James Dewy, William Clayton, Charles Dartiquenave and Maxmilian Stephens thereto appointed by the privy seal of 1699 May 25. Ibid., pp. 331–2.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 66,752l. 16s. 5½d. to Deficient Funds as follow: the said sum being the produce of branches of the revenue as follow between 1700 May 28 and June 24: viz. 5984l. 10s. 11d. received from the Window Duty; 3583l. 17s. 8½d. from the Additional Impositions; 1742l. 2s. 10d. from the New Duty on Salt; 4716l. 15s. 3d. from the Continued Duty on Paper; 50,725l. 9s. 9d. from the new Customs: the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows: viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register 1700 June 25The distribution and application as hereby directed.
First 4s. Aid556221056093561739192
Third 4s. Aid407372034030770354197
Fourth 4s. Aid91710113893444167122008
Second Quarterly Poll89275134899651341187131
Three Fourths Customs21344715920044715928391010½
Salt and Glass etc. Duties1711500001550746166227689
Two Thirds Additional Excise160000001280541111212810
Additional Impositions44517774440000005922510½
Vellum and Parchment22411417235601172981810½
Marriages648000006450000086209
Wines and Vinegar etc.146181191461811919441910
501779374793455177667526
Money Book XV, p. 140.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of William Ruddle of South Petherwin in Cornwall for a new lease of a tenement called Tregorffe in the manor of Climsland Prior, parcel of the annexed Duchy. Reference Book VII, p. 390.
June 25.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to state the account of William Robinson, Surveyor General of Works Ireland, for the rebuilding of the Four Courts of Justices, Ireland which in 1695 he was directed by Lord Capel to perform, and which he has accordingly done at a cost of 3421l. 7s. 8½d. (towards which he has received by Concordatums at various times the sum of 1800l.): and thereupon to pay him the balance of his said account out of the revenue at large in Ireland. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 86.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to allow items as follow, totalling 119,279l. 5s. 5½d. in account to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby as Joint Paymasters General of the Forces, Ireland to wit in their account from 1692 Oct. 1 to 1697 Dec. 31: being sums which they have paid here in England to the following Regiments on account of subsistence and pay and for clothing: viz.
£s.d.
Col. Woolesley's Regiment of Horse70211
Col. Ross's Dragoons (formerly under Col. Wynne)1561180
Col. Rowe's Regiment of Foot103115
Maj. Gen. Steuart's " "15171711
Sir John Hanmer's " "220
Sir Henry Belasyse's " "61084
Col. Coote's " "1018136
Col. Foulk's " "489721
Col. Courthope's " "98616
Col. Michelbourne's " "12316
the late Sir Richard Atkyn's " "31503
Sir James Moncreife's " "417699
Lord Strathnaver's " "322215
Lord George Hamilton's (now Earl of Orkney) " "24115
Col. Frederick Hamilton's " "994710
Earl of Drogheda's " "13188
Col. Gustavus Hamilton's " "0128
Col. Seymour's (formerly Lord Cutt's) " "3620
Earl of Roscommon's " "911711¾
Lord Mountjoy's " "91710
Visct. Charlemont's " "816185
Col. Richard's Company of Fuziliers8460
Lord Donegal's Regiment of Foot100
Major General La Meloniere's " "27833117⅓
Earl of Lifford's " "2800412112/3
(late Col. Du Cambon's)
Brigadier Belcastle's " "2860219112/3
Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 88.
June 26.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to order payment of the outports salary bill for 1700 June 24 quarter amounting to 8159l. 18s. 3d. established salaries and 1588l. 10s. 0d. for additional salaries or 9748l. 8s. 3d. in all as by the quarter bill signed by Rowland Holt, Comptroller General of Customs.
Treasury allowance of same quarter's salary bill of the Customs London port: total 5989l. 2s. 6d. Money Book XV, p. 137, 138.
June 26.Money order for 225l. to the Agents for Taxes for 1700 Lady day quarter's salaries. Order Book V, p. 184.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 3700l. to me Lowndes on orders in my name for secret service, whereof 1975l. is to complete my order of 1698–9 Jan. 24. Disposition Book XV, p. 184.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to appoint George Tollett as their Secretary loco George Townsend, now become a Commissioner. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 242a.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to state the account of Lord Raby's Regiment of Dragoons concerning the horses lost at sea on their coming from Flanders in 1697. Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of the Victualling to report on the case of Nicholas Green who is under prosecution for the ship James of Cork which was carried into France in the time of the late war. Ibid., p. 243a.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed case [missing] of Mrs. St. Auban, widow of Mr. St. Auban, late a Capt. in Brigadier Bellcastle's Regiment; praying payment of 276l. 10s. 6d. due to him as she says. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of Wales to state the accounts of Mr. Morgan Whitley for the several taxes of which he was Receiver General. (The like letter to the Auditor for Co. Chester.) Ibid., p. 245.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Richard Dale as a tidesman in the superior list [London port] loco Nathaniell Dale his father who resigns.
Thomas Jenkins (an extraordinary tidesman Bristol port for several years) as a tidesman in fee ibid loco John Jordan deceased.
Benjamin Dewy (former surveyor of Ipswich port but removed to be landwaiter at Harwich for some irregular proceedings) to be restored to his said post at Ipswich; he having behaved himself well: and Richard Foster to return to his place as landwaiter at Harwich, he not having behaved himself well.
Crispin Stedman and Christopher Feildson to be the two tidesmen at Deal and John Addison and John Stanton to be the two boatmen ut supra p. 383.
John Stocker and John Vincent to be the two boatmen for the guard of Studland Bay in Poole port ut supra p. 383. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 79, 85, 86.
Same to same to permit the Customs-free export (on board the King's ship Advice) to New York of the details of the King's present to the Five Nations of Indians and of clothing for the King's Forces there, as consigned to the Earl of Bellomont, Governor in Chief of New York. Ibid., p. 85.
June 27.Royal sign manual for 20,000l. to William Lowndes for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated June 28 hereon.) (Money order dated June 28 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 330. Money Book XIV, p. 137. Order Book V, p. 185.
June 27.Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of the Duke of Schonberg for a grant of the ground of the house adjoining his own in Pall Mall. Reference Book VII, p. 389.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a constat and ratal of two tenements in St. James's Park in order to an extension of lease thereof to Lord Fitz Hardinge ut supra p. 363 at the rent of 13s. 4d. each: with a clause of re-assumption.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on said Viscount's petition for same. After the petitioner's lodgings in Whitehall were burned the house now held during pleasure was granted him, but finding it not large enough he, in 1695, purchased the adjoining house which belonged to Lady Roscommon.
Followed by undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 383, 392.
Same to same for a same of the house and ground (a messuage or lodge) in Hyde Park ut supra p. 376 in order to a lease thereof to Edward, Earl of Jersey: with a clause of reassumption. Since the said Earl [was appointed to] the Rangership of said Park he has bestowed much cost on the repair of the lodge there.
Followed by: undated entry of docquet signature as above Ibid., p. 384.
June 28.Money warrant for 53l. 15s. 0d. to Culverwell Needler, Clerk Assistant attending the House of Commons, for service during the session ut supra p. 382. (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated June 28 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 132. Order Book V, p. 193. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
Same for 2000l. to the Treasury Lords (Earl of Tankerville, Sir Stephen Fox, John Smith, Henry Boyle and Richard Hill) for 1700 June 24 quarter's salaries. (Money order dated July 1 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 139. Order Book V, p. 190. Disposition Book XV, p. 191.
Same for 190l. to Peter Guenon de Beaubuisson for half a year to 1699 Xmas on his salary as Keeper of the King's Private Armoury, Bows and Setting Dogs. (Money order dated July 1 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 139. Order Book V, p. 187.
Treasury warrant to the Exchequer for records of surplusage to be made in order to satisfy the surplusage of 9l. 12s. 8½d. resting on the account of John Ward as Sheriff of Sussex for the year 1698 and the surplusage of 1l. 16s. 3d. resting on the account of John de la Fountaine as Sheriff of Beds for the year 1699: both sums to be payable out of the debit of 11l. 8s. 11½d. resting on the account of William Colmore as Sheriff of Warwick for the year 1699.
Prefixing: extracts from the Great Roll of the Pipe of the said balances. Money Book XV, p. 139.
Same dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 15l. 5s. 0d. per an. to Walter Middleton Esq. as Customer of Milford port. Ibid., p. 143.
June 28.Money warrant for 75l. to William Wekett and 5l. to John Hurst for 1700 June 24 quarter respectively for disbursements for the Treasury Office and for carrying letters. (Money order dated July 8 hereon.) Ibid., p. 141. Order Book V, p. 191.
Same for 300l. to Sir Francis Windham for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his pension. Money Book XV, p. 151.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 6599l. 5s. 0d. to the Cofferer of the Household on the unsatisfied order in his name: out of Civil List moneys: to be applied for half a year's wages and board wages to the several servants payable by him who are to attend the King in Holland this summer.
Appending: detailed list of said servants (Sir Charles Isaac and 22 others of the Accounting House; Thomas Salter of the Pastry; Richard Bland of the Scullery; Edward Kilmaine, caretaker; Mary Lowman, laundress of the Body; Mary Wolfe, laundress of the Table; Luder Spiesmaker, officers' clerk; Henry Powell, kitchens clerk; Peter L'Orange, table coverer; Earl of Portland; Gentlemen Ushers; pages; barbers; grooms; yeomen; sempstress; Mr. Von Loon, chirurgeon; Abraham Rottermondt, apothecary; Gilbert Thornburgh, closet keeper; Joan Verrytt, necessary woman; the Master of the Horse and 10 officers of the Stables. Disposition Book XV, pp. 184–5.
Same to same to issue 2807l. 5s. 7d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber on the unsatisfied order in his name: out of Civil List moneys: to be applied to half a year's wages to the servants payable by him who are to attend the King in Holland this summer.
Followed by: W. Lowndes to said Treasurer to pay same as per list appended in detail (2 barbers, a physician, 3 surgeons, 2 apothecaries, grooms, messengers, the Master of the Buckhounds). Ibid., p. 186.
Same to same to issue 800l. to Lord Auverquere for extraordinaries of the Stables; 600l. thereof for transports and provisions for the King's horses and 200l. for the expense of horse hire, waggons &c. in Holland this summer. Ibid., p. 187.
Same to same to issue 14,695l. 0s. 7¼d. to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy: out of loans on the 2s. Aid: to be applied as follows: viz.
£s.d.
for half a year's allowance to the Sick and Wounded to June 24 last1400
for the ordinary of the Navy in further part of the Appropriation for this head and to be applied to imprests and bills of exchange132950
Ibid.
Same to same to issue as follows: out of the Civil List moneys viz.
£s.d.
to Mr. Cardonell for the charge of keeping prisoners at Arnhem see supra p. 322422180
to Mr. Pryor as Secretary to the Embassy in France315180
to the town of Colnbrook see supra p. 32150
to the Earl of Lincoln200
to the Auditors of Imprests for their salary13368
to the doorkeepers of the House of Peers50
to the Earl of Ranelagh to be paid to Major General Lumley for Trumpeter's liveries 394l. 3s. 0d. and 240l. for the Court Drums and Fife63430
Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
June 28.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] with the account annexed, of Col. John Gibson praying a warrant for the several sums as therein.
likewise the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Wildbore et al in behalf of the officers of Col. Fox's Regiment in the Leeward Islands touching their subsistence to the time of their breaking.
likewise the enclosed petition [missing] of John Blow et al, executors of Roger Hewett formerly cashier under you (the Earl of Ranelagh), praying forgiveness of 1438l. 3s. 4d. which has been owing to the Crown ever since he was ordered down into the West by the late King James to pay the army there. Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 243, 244.
Same to Sir James Bateman and Sir Thoedore Janssen, enclosing a notice [missing]. At what rates will you remit the value thereof by bills at two uses [usances] payable at Amsterdam for the King's service?
Followed by: a schedule of tallies on various funds, viz. on the first 3s. Aid, Wines and Vinegar, Salt and Malt tickets &c.: total 87,400l. (Of the tallies on the first 3s. Aid it is stated that "these tallys are sold at 11½ or 12 per cent. loss.) Ibid., p. 244.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Send to Mr. Burchett, Secretary of the Admiralty, the orders you prepare for the disposal of the sea passes which you intend for the Customs Collector at Bermudas "there not being any Governor at present there." Ibid., p. 245.
Same to Mr. Devereux. Mr. Baker has withdrawn the action against you and my Lords are ready to make good your charge [expenses] against him. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the King's Remembrancer of the petition of Isaac Newton Esq., Master and Worker of the Mint, proposing his sureties [for his said post] viz. himself in 2000l. Charles Montagu Esq. 1000l., Thomas Hall Esq. 1000l. Reference Book VII, p. 389.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Mouncher, master of a vessel called the Lymington of Lymington, shewing that he was sworn against for breaking bulk contrary to law for which the Collector of Southampton port cast him in 100l. for which he now lies in the Counter: therefore praying relief from the King's part of the said penalty. Ibid.
June 28.Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of Col. Charles Osborne against any discharge of Andrew Clayton, late Collector of Excise who failed indebted to the King and for whom he was security. Notice to be given to the Col. at the Pestle and Mortar in Tuttle Street.
(In the margin: notice of withdrawal of the caveat, 16 July, 1700.) Caveat Book, p. 54.
June 31.Money warrant for 50l. to Rudolph Kien for 1700 June 24 quarter's salary as Closet Keeper to the King. Money Book XV, p. 134. Disposition Book XV, p. 188.
Treasury allowance of the 1700 June 24 quarter's salary bill and incidents bill of the Stamp Office: totals respectively 1437l. 10s. 0d. and 943l. 18s. 8d. Money Book XV, p. 139.