Warrants etc
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'Warrants etc: July 1700, 16-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 15: 1699-1700 (1933), pp. 411-428. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83245 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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July 1700, 16-31

July 16/27.Same to same to allow in the accounts of the Forces the pay of all detachments (made and respited and not recruited sooner) upon the two succeeding musters viz. towards answering the expense of raising recruits in place of the drafts made from Regiments in England: which said drafts there was frequent occasion to make for recruiting those in Flanders and for other services. Ibid.
Same to same to allow in the accounts of William Seymour's disbanded Regiment of Foot their respits from the time of their landing from Flanders after the battle of Steinkirk in Nov. 1692 viz. from 1692 Nov. 1 to 1692–3 Feb. 28: the said Regiment, by reason of its great losses at that battle, having been sent into England to be recruited which was done without any allowance from the King for the same. Ibid.
Royal sign manual, dated same, for 10,000l. to Isaac Newton, Master and Warden of the Mint: as imprest for the Mint. (Money warrant dated July 24 hereon.) (Money order dated 31 July hereon.) Ibid., p. 351. Money Book XV, p. 165. Order Book V, p. 205.
July 16/26.Same dated same for 200l. to Katherine Leslie as royal bounty and 175l. to Dame Mary Kirke for 1¾ years to May 17 last for the rent of the house inhabited by Mrs. Mary Kirke. (Money warrant dated July 24 hereon.) (Money order dated July 24 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 351. Money Book XV, p. 165. Order Book V, pp. 202, 206. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
July 16.Money warrant for 1755l. 8s. 10¼d. to Sir Bartholomew Gracedieu and Sir James Collett late sheriffs of London for overpayments in their account. (Money order dated July 19 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 150. Order Book V, p. 199.
Same for 925l. to Edward, Earl of Jersey, late Principal Secretary of State, for half a year to Lady day last on his salary of 1850l. per an. (Money order dated July 17 hereon.)
925l. to James Vernon, for same time on same as Principal Secretary of State. (Money order ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 150. Order Book V, p. 195.
Same for 200l. to Harry Mordaunt for two years to Xmas 1699 on the 100l. per an. to him as Conservator and Keeper of Dean Forest to which office he was constituted by the Treasury Lords Jan. 10 last in place of William Wolseley then lately deceased, at the said salary as from Xmas 1697. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 155. Order Book V, p. 197.
Same for 4l. 2s. 6¼d. to Richard Alkin for a surplusage on his account as late sheriff of Bucks for the year ended 1697 Sept. 29. (Money order dated Oct. 10 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 166. Order Book V, p. 218. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
July 16.Money warrant for 125l. to the executors of Peircy Kirke for one quarter to 1691 Sept. 29 on his annuity as a Groom of the Bedchamber. (Money order dated Aug. 21 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 168. Order Book V, p. 208. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Treasury warrant to Edward Pyle, Woodward of New Forest, to fell dotards in said forest unfit for ship timber, sufficient to issue 300l. for one year's salary to Lady day last to the officers and keepers of said forest. Money Book XV, p. 169.
Money order for 125l. to Sir Joseph Jekyll for 1700 Trinity term as Chief Justice of Chester. Order Book V, p. 179.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 111l. 2s. 1d. to Thomas Lloyd on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Works: to be paid over to Samuel Shute for work done in the Stables at Hampton Court. (Same to said Lloyd to pay same to Shute.) Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same to William Blathwayt to lay before the King for his signature (1) a warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to receive back the surplus of the deposit in the Dutch Ambassador's hands: (2) a same for remitting the fines imposed on George Pope and Phillip Paris. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 249.
Same to Mr. Ryley to prosecute the offenders on the wastes and spoils committed in Holt Forest Co. Southampton. Ibid., p. 251.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh. On reading Roger Elrington's memorial my Lords think 200l. is sufficient remuneration in respect of the disbanding and paying off of Col. Fox's Regiment of Foot in the Leeward Islands. You are to send such person as you think fit to perform same. Ibid.
Same to the Marquess of Carmarthen to distribute to the Officers of the First Marine Regiment the 987l. 18s. 0d. ut supra p. 410 in the like proportions as the same were stopped from them. (The like letter to Sir Cloudesley Shovell.) Ibid., p. 252.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte. In answer to yours of the 12–23 inst. from the Hague my Lords have directed 390l. 18s. 0d. to you for your disbursements last year. But in respect of the allowances you crave for your entertainment as Secretary of State for that year my Lords can only pay you 1000l. for same, pursuant to the King's resolution of 1699 May 26. Ibid., p. 253.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to present Capt. John Goodwin for the next vacancy in the wool business: in accordance with the enclosed report [missing] of Henry Baker on his petition. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Cobb, Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Southants., praying stay of process till Michaelmas term next against him for not having passed his accounts. Reference Book VII, p. 391.
July 16.Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Middleton shewing that he paid 140l. to Jacob Sheldrick, a clerk in the Treasurer of the Excise Office, who a short time after fell distracted and is now dead; but the Treasurer of Excise refuses to deliver to petitioner the bills he was to have for the said money. Ibid.
Same to Phillip Ryley of the petition of the tenants of Bray Co. Berks. for rough timber out of Windsor Forest for the repair of several decayed bridges in the said County. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Mary Williamson, widow of Ralph Williamson, late Receiver General for Yorks., Durham and Northumberland praying allowance what is due to her husband as well on the returning of his moneys as upon the orders already signed by my Lords: all in order to her perfecting her late husband's accounts. Ibid., p. 392.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Richards merchant shewing that he was indebted 934l. for Customs but represented that he could only pay same by an equivalent sum which he had standing out in debts but nothing was done therein till 1695 when Richard Owen obtained a grant of said debt and has seized petitioner's effects and thrown him into prison. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Thomas Jordan shewing that he has served for six years past on several of the King's ships: therefore praying some place as an officer for preventing the export of wool. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to deliver timber as follows out of New Forest for the use of the Navy viz. such trees as are marked by the Purveyor of the Navy out of any the decayed trees felled for making the enclosures in said forest by virtue of the warrant dated 1699 July 17 from the Commissioners for setting out and Enclosing Waste Lands in said forest. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 389–90.
[?]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to John Walker of lands and tenements in Co. Lancs. belonging to John Chadwick and extended for debt: at the rent of 10s. per an. and fine of 20s. Ibid., p. 390.
July 16.Treasury warrant to the Surveyor of General of Crown Lands for a particular of the seven Hundreds in the Last of Shewinghope Co. Kent ut supra p. 188 in order to extension of lease thereof to William Hendon at the present rent of 40s. per an.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on said Hendon's petition for same. The premises were leased to John Hendon, petitioner's grandfather, in 1662–3 Feb. 26 and to Sir John Hendon his father 1682 July 27. Ibid., p. 392.
Same to same for a same of the tenement called Tregriffe ut supra p. 389 in order to a reversionary lease thereof to William Ruddle at the ancient rent of 26s. 6d.
Prefixing: Surveyor General's report ut supra on said Ruddle's petition. Ibid., p. 393.
July 16.Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the tythes in Bestwall Co. Dorset and a cottage and two oxgangs in Singlethorne and a close in Knottingley Co. Yorks. ut supra p. 355 in order to a new lease thereof to Sir Charles Wyndham on the former rents amounting to 28l. 10s. 0d. and fine of 100l.
Prefixing: report by the Surveyor General on the petition of said Wyndham. The tithes were decreed to Oliver Cromwell, under the title of Protector, by the Exchequer Court on the discovery thereof made in Michaelmas term 1655. The other two premises were discoveries made on passing the last lease which was granted to petitioner at the nomination of Sir Edmd. Wyndham his late father. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 394.
Same to same for a same of tenements in the manor of Fentriggan in the parish of Warbstowe Co. Cornwall &c. ut supra p. 262 in order to a new lease thereof to John Hoblyn.
Prefixing: report ut supra. Ibid., p. 395.
Same to same for a same of mines of lead &c. in Prestatyn ut supra p. 270 in order to a new lease thereof to Joshua Edisbury at 46s. 8d. per an. rent and a tenth of the clear yearly value.
Prefixing: report ut supra. Ibid., p. 396.
July 17.Money warrant for 500l. to the Commissioners for stating the Accounts of the Army &c. (viz. Thomas Morrice of London merchant, Samuel Atkins of London, Thomas Lister of Coleby Co. Lincoln, William Farrer of Biddenham Co. Beds. and George Langton of Langton Co. Lincoln) for one quarter April 10 last to July 10 next on their allowance:
and 750l. to Francis Lynn gent. in full of 1500l. for salaries to clerks and other officers of the said Commission. (Money order dated July 18 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 151. Order Book V, p. 195.
Same for 1389l. 0s. 6¼d. to Thomas Baker for redemption of captives in Algiers, Sallee and elsewhere [in Barbary] between 1693 Oct. 2 and 1694 Dec. 10; representing the surplusage of 4762 dollars three rials (at 5s. 10d. per dollar) resting on the foot of his account for that service. (Money order dated July 18 hereon.) (William Lowndes dated July 24 to the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) Money Book XV, p. 152. Order Book V, p. 201. Disposition Book XV, 197.
Same for 500l. to Nathaniel Booth, Surveyor of the Greenwax for two years to 1698 Lady day on his salary which is usually paid by the Office of the Pipe but has not been so paid since 1696 Lady day by reason of the great allowances to sheriffs for apprehending highwaymen. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 152. Order Book V, p. 197. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 20l. to — Bastock, clerk, as royal bounty for the charge of his passage to Virginia whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 154. Order Book V, p. 198. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
July 17.Same for 455l. to Richard Hill for one quarter 1698–9 Feb. 25 to 1699 May 27 on his ordinary as late Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Bavaria, Governor of Flanders. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.)
338l. to same for a bill of extraordinaries 1698–9 Mar 1. to 1699 Oct. 20. (Money order ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 455l. to George Stepney for a quarter's ordinary to 1699 March 31; and 395l. 16s. 0d. for a bill of extraordinaries 1699 March 30 to Sept. 30 as late Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Brandenburgh. (Money orders ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 91l. to Hugh Gregg for a quarter's ordinary 1698 Dec. 25 to 1699 March 26; and 134l. 6s. 8d. in part of 268l. 13s. 4d. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698 Oct. 1 to 1699 April 1 as Resident at the Court of Denmark. (Money order ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 364l. to John Robinson Esq. for three months' ordinary 1698 Dec. 31 to 1699 April 1; and 111l. 5s. 0d. in part of 202l. 10s. 0d. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698 Feb. 3 to 1699 Aug. 9 as Resident at the Court of Sweden. (Money orders ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 455l. to Alexander Stanhope for three months' ordinary 1698–9 Feb. 7 to 1699 May 9; and 326l. 5s. 0d. in part of 1305l. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698–9 Feb. 21 to 1699–1700 Jan. 9 as late Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Spain. (Money orders ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 455l. to James Cressett for three months' ordinary 1699 June 5 to Sept. 4; and 161l. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698–9 March 12 to 1699 June 12 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg. (Money orders ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 182l. to Robert Sutton for three months' ordinary 1698–9 Jan. 29 to 1699 April 30; and 149l. 5s. 0d. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698 Nov. 1 to 1698–9 Feb. 1 as Secretary at Vienna. (Money orders ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 91l. to Jacob a Cere Marmande for three months' ordinary Jan. 31 last to May 1 last; and 104l. 15s. 0d. for a bill of extraordinaries 1699 Nov. 1 to Feb. 1 last as remaining for his Majesty's service at Brussels. (Money order ut supra.) Money Book XV, p. 157. Order Book V, p. 203. Disposition Book XV, p. 200.
Same for 72l. 10s. 0d. to John Hastings, Clerk of Foreign Estreats in the Exchequer Court, for three quarters to 1699 Lady day on his several fees of 20l., 10l., 33l. 6s. 8d., 26l. 13s. 4d. and 6l. 13s. 4d. per an. Money Book XV, p. 159. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
July 17.Money warrant for 40l. to Charles Whittaker, Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer Court for one year to 1699 June 24 on his fee. Money Book XV, p. 204. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 37l. 6s. 8d. to William Sherlock D.D. for one year to 1699 June 24 on his fee as Master of the Temple. Money Book XV, p. 169.
July 17
[? Sept. 17.]
Same for 2400l. to the Earl of Portland, Superintendent of His Majesty's Gardens, for half a year to 1699 June 24 on the allowance for keeping said Gardens at his own charge. (Money order dated Sept. 18 hereon.) Ibid., p. 174. Order Book V, p. 210.
July 17.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 49,434l. 7s. 9d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces: out of loans or surplus appropriated by on the Act of last session for land and sea services: to be applied as follows: viz.
£s.d.
for eight weeks' subsistence to the Troops to Sept. 11 next at 3723l. 5s. 3d. per week2978620
for clearings to the Troops and Fuziliers for two months to June 24 last929709
for half pay to the Disbanded Officers from March 26 last to June 24 last1035150
£4943479
Disposition Book XV, p. 194.
Same to Sir Charles Hedges enclosing an order in Council [missing] for sending George Larkin to settle the forms of proceedings in the executing the commissions for trying pirates in the Plantations in America. What sum should be allowed him for this service? Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 252.
Same to Henry Baker to pass at the King's charge the commissions for trying pirates in the Plantations: in accordance with the enclosed letter [missing] from Mr. Popple to the Attorney General. Ibid., p. 253.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Peter de Gually praying payment of the Irish arrears due to several persons deceased to whom he is heir or administrator. Ibid.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint to report on the enclosed account [missing] of Mr. Harris, his Majesty's graver of seals. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Joane Hollingshead for a lease of the Common Bakehouse in Macclesfield in reversion to Samuell Mottershead of Macclesfield deceased. Reference Book VII, p. 392.
Same to Hugh Chudleigh, Comptroller of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office, of the petition of Charles Couchman, one of the King's messengers, praying to be paid up equally with the rest of his fellow servants for the years 1695–6–7. Ibid.
July 17.Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Smith, commander of the ship Benjamin and Mary, shewing that in November last coming from Virginia he was driven by stress of weather into Kilmare in Ireland and had to sell some of his bulk tobacco to buy provisions, on which a Customs officer of London port is prosecuting him in the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 393.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer and Treasurer's Remembrancer to forbear process till Michaelmas term next against Thomas Cobb as Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Southants. and Isle of Wight. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 390.
William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Edward Lloyd. My Lords recommend him for employment in the Customs in Ireland. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 98.
July 18.Royal warrant dated Whitehall for 1032l. to George Delaval who was employed to negotiate with the Emperor of Morocco for the redemption of English captives [in Barbary]: being after the rate of 40s. a day for 516 days, from 1698 Nov. 23 the day of his setting out from Cadiz to 1700 April 21 the day of his return from Barbary to London. (Money warrant dated July 19 hereon.) (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 348. Money Book XV, p. 154. Order Book p. 200. Disposition Book XV, p. 195.
Money warrant for 5876l. 7s. 6d. to Henry D' Nassau, Seigneur Auverquer, Master of the Horse: without account: for uses and services relating to the Stables for the year Jan. 1 last to Jan. 1 next. (Money order dated July 19 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 153. Order Book V, p. 200.
Same for 335l. (as in lieu of the money warrant of Jan. 25 last for 300l. supra p. 261) to Ann Eden, widow of Tobias Eden late Deputy Remembrancer of the Exchequer Court, as part of 402l. certified on Dec. 19 last by the Agents for Taxes as reasonable to be allowed him for services: which said warrant for 300l. is hereby revoked: the present sum of 335l. representing 37l. to said Ann Eden for her said husband for transcribing schedules and duplicates of Aids; 30l. to Richard Vaux, his clerk, for same, and 67l. and 201l. to Gabriel Armiger for the like. Money Book XV, p. 153.
Treasury warrant dormant to Richard Taylor, gent, Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets, to pay 1200l. per an. to Thomas Strickland from 1699 Sept. 29 as Commissioner or Chief Officer in the Transfer Office for said Tickets, for his own salary and for house rent, housekeeper and clerks under him in the said Office; the said allowance having been paid up to said date to his predecessor Thomas Neale who died before Xmas 1699. Ibid., pp. 160–1.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners enclosing an order of Council [missing being the order of reference] upon the petition of Col. Quarry praying the King to renew his former order for payment of 50l. per an. for a minister and 30l. per an. for a schoolmaster for Pennsylvania. Please report what public revenue there is in Pennsylvania out of which those pensions can be paid. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 252.
July 18.William Lowndes to Mr. Devereux. My Lords will hear you next Tuesday on your articles against Mr. Henry Baker. (The like notice to said Baker and to the Customs Commissioners.) Ibid., p. 253.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Major Wray praying that 22l. 14s. 0d. may be stopped out of Ensign Gawdy's half pay to make good the money which he [Gawdy] took up on account of subsistence of petitioner's Company and which he [Wray] alleges was never accounted for. Ibid., p. 255.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Marryott, Edward Browne and others for a grant of the office of Gauger in his Majesty's seaports, the grant of same by Charles II to William Carles, Esq., and others 1663 Aug. 18 for 31 years having expired. Reference Book VII., p. 392.
Same to same of the petition of James Hollidge merchant shewing that, being informed there would be a great Impost laid upon calimint he entered 200 tons from Bristol but the said impost was not laid till he had long shipped out and cleared same, notwithstanding which he was surcharged with the said Impost: therefore praying to be freed from same, there being now an Act of Parliament to take off that impost. Ibid.
July 19.Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General to pay 225l. to Simon Sandford, late Master of the Pacquett boat at Harwich, in full of the damage sustained by him in dismissing him from the said employment without giving him a quarter's notice which he ought to have had under his contract. Money Book XV, p. 141.
Money warrant for 236l. 5s. 0d. to Nathaniel Lodington, Consul in Tripoly, for a bill of his extraordinary disbursements in 1698 and 1699. (Money order dated July 23 hereon). Ibid., p. 154. Order Book V, p. 199. Disposition Book XV, p. 198.
Same for 500l. to Henry Baker as imprest for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 154. Order Book V, p. 198. Disposition Book XV, p. 195.
Same for 200l. to Samuel Travers for one year to Lady day last for his extraordinary pains and charges as Surveyor General of Crown Lands. (Money order dated July 20 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 155. Order Book V, p. 202.
Same for 250l. 6s. 0d. to Capt. George De la Val (Delaval) who (pursuant to the King's pleasure signified to Matthew Aylmer, the Commander in Chief of the ships in the Mediterranean) was employed in negotiating a treaty with the Emperor of Morocco relating to the redemption of English captives: being for his expenses and disbursements in that expedition over and above 7811 dollars which he received of the said Aylmer. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 155. Order Book V, p. 200. Disposition Book XV, p. 195.
July 19.Same for 663l. 1s. 5d. to Matthew Aylmer for moneys supplied to the above Delavall and for other expenses. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 156. Order Book V, p. 205. Disposition Book XV, p. 195.
Same for 190l. 8s. 6d. to Robert Crompton for moneys expended from 1697–8, March 8 to 1700 July 10 about the service of his office of Paymaster of the Malt Tickets or Benefits. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 156. Order Book V, p. 198.
Same for 200l. to Samuell Wiseman for one year to 1700 June 24 on his allowance as Inspector and Controller of the Accounts of the moneys paid upon the Malt tickets or benefits for the service of himself and clerks therein. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 158. Order Book V, p. 199. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 400l. to Robert Crompton for same time as Paymaster of said Tickets or benefits for the service of himself and clerks. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 158. Order Book V, p. 198. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 50l. to the churchwardens of Hampton, Co. Midd. for one year to 1699 June 24 on the annuity for the poor of said town. (Money order dated July 23 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 159. Order Book V, p. 206. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 10l. per an. to John Ford as searcher of Chichester port. Money Book XV, p. 160.
Same to Sir Thomas Cuddon, Kt., Receiver General for London and Middlesex, of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages, etc., to pay the salary of 100l. per an. to Germain Ireton for managing said Duties and directing and governing the Surveyors and Inspectors thereof in England, Wales and Berwick. Ibid., p. 161.
Money warrant for 60l. to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster for one year to June 24 last on the annuity for the French ministers in the Savoy. Ibid., p. 170.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 536l. 16s. 0¾d. out of Civil List moneys to Samuel Edwin on the unsatisfied order in his name. Disposition Book XV, p. 195.
Same to same to issue 1100l. to Mr. Roberts, out of same: on the unsatisfied order in his name for purchasing lands to be laid into Windsor Park. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 500l. to Lord Duplin on the unsatisfied warrant in his name. Ibid., p. 196.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to obtain the King's signature to the enclosed warrant [missing] for granting to Dr. Brady the benefit of some bonds of Sir Henry Brabant of the year 1668: being drawn in accordance with the King's pleasure before his going to Holland. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 254.
July 19.William Lowndes to Sir Cloudesley Shovell to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Sydenham's Company in your late Marine Regiment, praying that Lieut. Stephens may be directed to make up the account of their offreckonings as Capt. Sydenham is dead. Ibid.
Same to Sir John Stanley to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Bernard Smith, organ maker, relating to an organ by him made for Hampton Court which he set up at Whitehall. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Roberts. The 1100l. directed to you this day ut supra, p. 419, is to complete the 1200l. consideration money to Capt. Wheeler for the purchase of Datchett Ferry; on which 100l. has been already paid. Ibid.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Desbrisay, an attorney of Dame Mary de Beaupy, praying payment of 15l. 10s. 8½d. due to her son as a Reformed Ensign in Lord Lifford's Regiment and of 7l. 10s. 2¾d. due to him [petitioner] as attorney of Peter de Brisac, Ensign in the said Regiment. Ibid., p. 255.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ William Bucknall as riding officer at Felfam in Chichester port loco Anthony Palmer who relinquished. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 88.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Bird, late a collector of Excise, praying to be allowed the remainder of salary due to him for the last 2 rounds in his collection. Reference Book VII, p. 393.
Treasury warrant to same to discharge William Clayton one of the sureties of his brother Andrew Clayton, late a collector of Excise, of the debt of 1600l. on his payment of 1000l. in view of the fact that the said Andrew is a man of no estate and very infirm and likely to die in prison, wherefore the Commissioners advise delivering him out of Newgate by supersedeas. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 388.
July 19 and 24.Treasury warrant appointing the form and method as per form or pattern prefixed, of making out the debentures to be made forth by the Paymaster of the Forces under the terms of the Act appointing Commissioners for taking and examining the debts of the Army, Navy and Transport and Prizes. (A similar warrant dated July 24 with a different form or pattern of debenture for the like purpose). Ibid., p. 391, 393–4 with insert.
July 23.Warrant by the Lords Justices of England 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 July 24 hereon). (Money order dated July 24 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 349. Order Book V, p. 201.
July 23./Aug. 3.Royal warrant "given at our Court at Loo" to the Earl of Ranelagh forthwith to adjust with the Ambassador from the States General the account of the moneys as follows and thereupon to receive back so much of the tallies, orders or malt tickets or proceeds thereof as shall then remain in his hands: the said Earl, pursuant to the King's directions, having put tallies &c. as follows into the hands of the said Ambassador by way of deposit, as a credit for raising money in Holland for the service of the Forces there and on the Rhine viz.:
£s.d.
1697, Aug. 19tallies and orders on the Salt Duties120000
tallies and orders on the 3s. Aid10000
1697 Oct. 5tallies and orders on the Salt Duties5000
1697 Oct. 16tallies and orders on the Salt Duties6000
tallies and orders on the Continued Impositions14097111
in malt tickets60000
£215097111
King's Warrant Book XX, p. 352.
Same dated same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for a grant to Nicholas Brady D.D., one of the King's chaplains in ordinary, of the debt of 2572l. 2s. 9½d. remaining due to the King on an Excise bond given in 1665 Aug. 31 by Sir Henry Brabant, Sir Richard Maliverer of Allerton Mauleverer, Co. Yorks., Sir Francis Anderson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and John Brabant of Pedybank, Co. Durham. Ibid., pp. 353–4.
Same dated same to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction upon record of the judgments of 300l. in Trinity term 1699 against George Pope for uncustomed linen in his hands and of 480l. against Phillip Paris for the like offence: upon their payment of a composition of 300l. thereon. Ibid., p. 358.
July 23.Treasury allowance of John Thorrowkettle's bill of 15l. 3s. 4d. from 1700 June 24 quarter as Messenger of the Chamber attending the Treasury. Money Book XV, p. 105.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay said Thorowkettle 15l. 3s. 4d. for same time as Messenger attending the Customs officers. Ibid.
Money order for 402l. 15s. 0d. to Thomas Chute, Clerk of the Crown in the Court of Chancery, for placing 454 noblemen, bishops and gentlemen in the several Commissions of the Peace in England and Wales and making out commissions for swearing them: between 1694 July 14 and 1697–8 March 12: [all which was performed] without fees below. (Money order dated July 23 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 162. Order Book V, p. 207. Disposition Book XV, p. 202.
July 23.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 61452l. 6s. 3d. to the credit of Deficient Funds as follows: the said sum representing the receipts between June 25 last and July 23 inst from branches of the revenue as follows: viz. 21041l. 15s. 8d. received from the Window Duty; 4063l. 9s. 5d. received from Additional Impositions; 783l. 17s. 9½d. received from the new Duty on salt; 4281l. 15s. 1d. received from the Duty on paper Continued and 31281l. 8s. 3½d. received from the New Customs: making 61452l. 6s. 3d. in all: the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows: viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 23rd July 1700.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid5562210560935616814
Third 4s. Aid407372034030770349890
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011389094416711231128
Second Quarterly Poll89275134899651341093611¾
Three Fourths Customs21344715919844715926141
Salt and Glass17115000015307461662096010
Two Thirds Additional Excise1600000012655411111959100
Additional Impositions445177744400000054520
Vellum and Parchment224114723560117274414
Marriages64800000630000007935197
Wines and Vinegar146181191461811917905
5017793747524551776145263
Money Book XV, p. 163.
Money warrant for 50l. to Thomas Rymer for 1700 June 24 quarter on his salary as Historiographer Royal. Ibid. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 25l. to Nahum Tate for same on same as Poet Laureat. Money Book XV, p. 164. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 160l. to Robert Bertie for 4 years to 1698 Xmas on the annuity granted for the life of Mrs. Cocks (Mary Cock). Money Book XV, p. 168. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue as follows: viz. To the Navy Treasurer on his unsatisfied order
£
Out of loans on the 2s. Aid.
for bounty money to the officers of the Fleet18000
for wages to seamen18660
for the Victualling, for the Course12000
Out of 15 per cent on silks and muslins for half a year to Xmas last on the ordinary of the Navy71100
out of loans on the 2s. Aid after 862651l. for Wear and Tear: to be applied to the Course37349
£157109
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance
out of loans on the 2s. Aid
for land services25000
for sea services3724
28724
to the Earl of Ranelagh
out of loans on the 2s. Aid
for 4 months' offreckonings of the Forces to April 25 last1236728
Disposition Book XV, p. 196.
July 23.Same to same to issue 5000l. to William Roberts, Paymaster of the Works at Windsor: on the unsatisfied order in his name for the service of the said Works. Ibid., p. 200.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to pay John Bowles 298l. 9s. 0d. as the fourth part of 1195l. 6s. 0d. saved to the King by his readmeasurement of ships; he having in 1689 contracted to so readmeasure, upon complaint of great frauds committed by masters and owners in the admeasurement of their ships employed in his Majesty's transport.
Same to the Victualling Commissioners to pay said Bowles 285l. 13s. 11¾d. as a fourth part of 1142l. 15s. 11d. saved to the King similarly under the head of "ships employed in the service of the Victualling." Ibid., p. 202.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Bring to my Lords this afternoon the letters from Capt. Ellesdon and Mr. Patterson complaining of the mismanagement of Mr. Henry Baker and one Jorden an officer, which Mr. Devereux alleges will prove several parts of the charge against the said Baker. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 255.
Same to said Henry Baker to similarly produce several papers in your hands viz. Mr. Jones's letter of May 17 last and the affidavits of William Hammond, Richard Hobday and Thomas Castle before Secretary Trumbull. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter and accounts [missing] received by my Lords from Col. Nicholson, Governor of Virginia. Ibid, p. 256.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to procure the King's signature to two warrants prepared pursuant to the King's pleasure expressed before his going to Holland viz. (1) for 700l. per an. to Col. Codrington as Captain General etc. of the Leeward Islands from 1699 May 13 the date of his Commission: (2) to discharge the Earl of Macclesfield from 6517 ounces of white plate and 468 ounces of gilt plate delivered to the late Earl of Macclesfield as President of the Marches of Wales, in consideration of a discharge of the equivalent value due on the late Earl's pension of 1000l. per an. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Andrew Hamilton and Robert West relating to the Post Office in America. Ibid.
July 23.Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to constitute William Congreve Esq. as Customer of Poole port on the surrender of John Sanson. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 86.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ James Bruce as collector of Harwich loco Mark Wildbore dismissed. Ibid., p. 89.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Capt. Jno. Bridges, Commander, and Sir Henry Johnson and others owners of the ship Anua of London shewing that when outward bound to the East Indies in 1698 she was manned with all English sailors but on arrival there several deserted and he was constrained to take in natives of the place to man her home, whereupon the ship is seized by James Smith, the Collector of Deal, and appraised at 600l.: therefore praying a grant of the King's part of the appraisal, the said officer having been paid his third. Reference Book VII, p. 393.
Treasury warrant to Lord Coningsby to pay 34l. 19s. 4d. to Joseph Ternac de S' Eugene for his own personal pay as Lieut, in the French Regiment late under Lord Lifford, for his service 1689 Sept. 1 to 1691 Dec. 31: and further to pay 76l. 7s. 11d. to the executors of Capt. Madronnett of the said Regiment for the like personal pay, the said Ternac and one Capt. Cardolle being joint heirs to the said Captain. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 102.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 100l. to Theophylat Blechynden, clerk of the Securities and Assistant Secretary to the said Commissioners for his extraordinary trouble relating to the late Duties on Malt and Leather. Money Book XV, p. 161.
[?]Treasury approval to the salary bill, detailed, of the Hawkers and Pedlars office for half a year to 1700 June 24; total 275l. Ibid., p. 162.
July 24.Money warrant for 500l. to Nicholas Baker; on account: for Crown law charges. (Money order dated July 24 hereon). Ibid., p. 164. Order Book V, p. 201. Disposition Book XV, p. 198.
Same for 420l. to Charles Killigrew for 3 years' rent to June 24 last of his house in Scotland Yard wherein Mrs. May did lately inhabit: he being re-entered in possession from said date. (Letter of direction dated same day for said 420l. to Edward Nicholas to be paid to said Killigrew.) Money Book XV, p. 164. Disposition Book XV, p. 197.
Same for 150l. to Colonel Charles Gifford for half a year to 1692 Lady day on his pension.
100l. to Thomas Whitgrave for half a year to 1689 Xmas on his pension.
35l. to Arnold Squibb, Clerk of the Nichells for 1¾ years to June 24 last on his salary of 20l. per an.
200l. to Rachell and Frances Windham, daughters of Dame Ann Windham for half a year to 1694 Xmas on their pension.
50l. to John Rogers and Ann his wife for half a year to 1693 Xmas on their pension.
50l. to the heirs of Nicholas Yates for half a year to 1693 Lady day on their pension.
250l. to Thomas Lane for half a year to 1691 Michaelmas on his pension. Money Book XV, pp. 164, 165, 166. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
July 24.Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to pay 50l. to Thomas Walker and Henry Canby, two of the searchers of London, port, for discovery of a great fraud intended by Mark Banks under pretence of exporting a greater quantity of cod fish than was really put on board. Money Book, p. 169.
Money order for 133l. 14s. 6d. to Samuel Powell, Serjeant at arms attending the House of Commons, for disbursements for coals, candles, sweets, mops, brooms, etc., for said House 1699 Nov. 16 to April 11 last and for reward to Messengers for serving orders by direction of said House. (Money order dated July 24 hereon). Ibid., p. 169. Order Book V, p. 202. Disposition Book XV, p. 199.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to pay the 2s. Aid assessments on officers of the Excise of not more than 100l. per an. salary. Money Book XV, p. 185.
William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 300l. to Mr. Bertie, Vice Chamberlain in part of his order for 600l. Disposition Book XV, p. 197.
Same to same to issue 1173l. to Thomas Lloyd on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Works: to be paid over to Michael Studholme for mending the road from St. James's Park Gate to Kensington House in November 1699. (Same to said Lloyd to so pay same to Studholme). Ibid., p. 198.
Same to same to issue out of Civil List moneys 50l. to the executors of Nicholas Tettersall.
125l. to the Treasurer of the Chamber for a quarter's charity. Ibid., p. 199.
Same to same to issue 50l. to Lord Coningsby on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces Ireland: to be paid to Capt. George Byng in part of 183l. 15s. 0d. for respited pay as by the Lords Justices' warrant of 1699 July 4. Ibid., p. 201.
Same to same to issue 1000l. to William Blathwayt on an order lately signed [see p. 428 infra]. Ibid., p. 202.
Same to the Attorney General enclosing the petition [missing] of Lovis Gerard praying a commission of inquiry as to certain lands in Co. Oxford settled to superstitious uses. Report as to the probability of the King's title. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 256.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Peter de Gualy brother and executor of the late Brigadier Du Cambon, for payment of Cambon's pay as Engineer General. Ibid., p. 257.
July 24.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Abraham Holmes for payment of 260l. due to him for shoes furnished to Col. Frederick Hamilton's Regiment. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 257.
Same to same enclosing all the papers in the Treasury Office concerning Col. Gibson's Regiment and the Detachment thereof which was at Newfoundland. Please charge the said Regiment after the rate of 4d. a day for each officer and soldier subsisted with the King's provisions during the time they were on shore in Newfoundland.
Appending: schedule of said papers. (Accounts of Victuals, Ordnance stores, etc., etc.) Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to agree with the Customs Commissioners the draft of an order for searchers not to certify the exportation of any quantity of fish or salt save in conjunction with an Excise officer. Ibid., p. 258.
Same to Mr. H. Baker to carry on at the King's charge the informations upon the petitions of Edward Anderson and Edward Edwards. Ibid.
Same to Sir Basill Dixwell to pass, and bring to the Chancellor of the Exchequer for declaration, the 3 Excise accounts now lying before you. Ibid.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Susan le Cercle widow praying payment of 70l. 12s. 4d. due to her late husband Peter le Cercle formerly a Captain in Bellcastell's Regiment:
and on the petition [missing] of John de Rossiers for the Irish arrears of pay due to Francis Cadolle, late a Capt. of Lifford's Regiment:
and on the petition [missing] of Susanna Mazieres for the Irish arrears due to her late father, Josiah Mazieres, surgeon major in La Melonière's Regiment. Ibid., p. 259.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh. My Lords agree to your report of June 28 last on the petition of the officers of Col. Fox's Regiment in the Leeward Islands. When the subsistence of that regiment is cleared please stop 418l. 6s. 6d. here and pay same to the Agent of the Regiment for the use of the petitioners as part of the said subsistence, "the officers allowing for the difference which is upon the valuation of the coin when paid here or in the said Islands according to the rate which is adjusted between the King and the officers when the payments are made there." Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Bath. Nothing has yet been done in suppressing all the public houses and encroachments in St. James's Park as by my letters of Jan. 9 and May 26 last. It is the King's positive command that they be forthwith suppressed. Ibid., p. 260.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to extend the effects of Mr. Whitley, late Receiver General of North Wales and Chester, which are in the hands of one Tussingham, amounting to above 14000l. as is alleged by Sir Michaell Biddulph, one of said Whitley's securities. Ibid.
July 24.Same to Col. Codrington. As soon as you arrive at your Government in the West Indies you are to order musters of the several companies of Col. Foxe's Regiment now dispersed in the Leeward Islands to be made at the same time by the Deputy Governor and two of the Council of each island. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to take the item of 55l. 16s. 0d. off the account of the Company of Grenadiers of Col. Thomas Brudenall's Regiment and to place it on Contingencies, the same being for accoutring that Company after they were taken prisoners at Camaret Bay. Ibid., p. 262.
Same to the Earl of Montague to report on the enclosed particular [missing] of furniture for the Tennis Court at Hampton Court. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Evaligae as collector of Southwold port a member of Yarmouth port loco Charles Seager who relinquished.
Daniel Pitman (a tidesman in the inferior list London Port at 35l. per an.) as a same in the superior list Ibid at 40l. per an. loco John Sabin deceased.
Baldwyn Kingston as waiter and searcher at Marazion in Penzance port loco Nicholas Hicks removed.
Nicholas Hicke (for several years waiter and searcher at Marazion) as landwaiter at Plymouth loco Stephen Harvey removed.
Joseph Browne (one of the reduced number of extraordinary tidesmen London port) as a tidesman in the inferior list ibid.
George Baker as a tidesman in fee at Bideford loco William Hartnell deceased.
James Ware and Edward Lloyd as established boatmen at the mouth of Southampton River on Hamble side at 30l. per an. each.
Stephen Harvey (a landwaiter at Plymouth) as surveyor, waiter and searcher at Chepstow at 40l. per an. which is to be inserted on the establishment, loco Walter Aldey who is made collector there.
Bartholomew Hesketh as waiter at Lytham in Poulton port loco Richard Hartley who relinquished.
Walter Aldey (present surveyor, waiter and searcher at Chepstow) to act as Collector and Deputy Customer at his present salary of 30l. per an. from the King and 20l. per an. out of the Customer's fee; all by reason that the river Wye being made navigable and the town of Chepstow within the said river being like to become a port of trade it is necessary to send officers from Bristol to attend the discharge of ships entering from foreign ports and the merchants and inhabitants have complained of the great trouble they have been put to in making their entries at Cardiff, the head port, which is several miles distant from Chepstow creek. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 88, 89, 90, 91.
Treasury reference to Samuel Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of Richard Hill for a 21 years' lease of the Garden Gatehouse, called the Trumpeting House and the garden thereto and the kitchen garden between that and the Privy Garden and other lands thereto in the manor of Richmond; with an old stable. Reference Book VII, p. 394.
July 24.Treasury reference to Samuel Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of Owen Roberts gent, for a grant of the stewardship of Menai and of the manor of Rhosvair Co. Anglesea with the salary of 5l. per an. void by the death of Sir William Williams Kt. and Bart. Reference Book VII, p. 394.
Same to same of the petition of William Yarnold and Robert Watson for a licence for conveying water from the river Ravenbourne to East Greenwich for the conveniency of the inhabitants. Ibid.
July 25.William Lowndes to Mr. Clarke to join with the Earl of Ranelagh in reporting on Col. Colt's memorial, as Mr. Blathwayt was gone over with the King [to Holland] before finishing same. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 258.
Same to Auditor Done to prepare for declaration the enclosed state of account [missing] of Thomas Bale deceased for money received from Mr. Aaron Smith for Crown law suits. Ibid., p. 259.
July 30.Money order for 452l. 18s. 7d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, for necessaries delivered to the officers of said Court in Trinity term 1700 and for diet for said Usher for 133 days March 9 last to July 20 inst on his allowance of 5d. a day. Order Book V, p. 208.
July 31.Treasury warrant to Isaac Newton, Master of the Mint, to pay 75l. 6s. 0d. to George Banister for his bill detailed of extraordinary charges as late Deputy Warden of the Mint at York (including the charge of taking care of his Majesty's goods there [at York] from 1698 June 24 the time the Country Mints were broken up). Money Book XV, p. 167.
Money warrant for 100l. to James, Earl of Castlehaven, to complete 300l. to Lady day last on his pension of 300l. per an. (Money order dated July 31 hereon). Ibid., p. 167. Order Book V, p. 204. Disposition Book XV, p. 201.
Same for 1000l. to William Blathwayte without account: for reward for attending the King as Secretary of State in the Progress which he made into Scotland in 1699. (Money order dated Aug. 1 hereon). Money Book XV, p. 168. Order Book V, p. 204.
Same for 167l. 5s. 10d. to L'Estrange Symes for 13¾ years from 1684 Sept. 29 to 1698 June 24 on his fee of 8l. per an. as Comptroller of the Revels. Money Book XV, p. 183.
July —.Royal letter under the King's sign manual dated Hampton Court to Col. Nicholson [Lieut. and Govr. General of Virginia], to pay what remains in arrear to Sir Edmund Andros for salary or house rent as Governor in Chief of Virginia; same to be satisfied out of the 2s. per hogshead on tobacco exported from said colony; the said Andros having petitioned the King shewing that the arrears due to him upon accompt of his salary and otherwise as late Governor of said Colony amount to 1487l. 6s. 3d.; on which petition William Blathwayt has reported April 4 last confirming same: and further the King having considered the said Nicholson's letter of Jan. 10 last relating to this matter. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 31–32.