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'Warrants etc: November 1700, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 16: 1700-1701 (1938), pp. 142-155. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83305 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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November 1700, 1-15

Nov. 1.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest 500l. 11s. 5d. to the Marquess of Carmarthen late Col. of the late First Marine Regiment for non-commission officers and men as follows for refund of abatements of pay in excess of the charge of their regimental clothes viz. 286l. 19s. 8d. for the company late under Captains Erasmus Phillips, Stinn Duncomb, Charles King and James Killigrew successively 1689–90 Feb. 3—1693–4 January; 213l. 11s. 9d. for the Company of Capt. John Martin deceased 1689–90 Feb. to 1691–2 Feb. Disposition Book, XV, p. 221.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay to the officers of Hull port concerned the King's part of the seizure of wool attempted to be transported to France by John Thompson and Abraham Crettall two eminent owlers of Romney Marsh, being wool bought up in Lincolshire and Yorkshire and seized by Capt. Ellesdon. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 100.
Nov. 6.Same to the Commissioners of Stamped Paper to pay the assessments to the second and third 3s. Aid of 1698 and 1699 and the 2s. Aid 1700 on Stamp officers of not more than 50l. per an. salary. Money Book XV, p. 192.
Money warrant for 2000l. to Mr. Eyles and 6 others detailed, Trustees for Circulating Exchequer Bills, for half a year April 28 last to Oct. 27 last on their allowance of 400l. per an. each and to Lionell Herne their Secretary and Accomptant and other their officers detailed. (Money order dated Nov. 8 hereon.) Ibid, pp. 192–4. Order Book V, p. 222.
Nov. 6.Same for 50l. 3s. 9d. each to John Templer, Thomas Twist, Thomas Paines, Samuel Powell, and Edmund Williamson, for half a year 1698 Aug. 11 to 1698–9 Feb. 11 on their allowance of 3s. a day and board wages of 2s. 6d. a day as Sergeants at Arms: and to Benj. Gregg as same for half a year to 1698 Dec. 8; Thomas Shirley for half a year to 1698–9 Jan. 27; Joseph Lawson for half a year to 1698 Xmas; Phillip Ryley for one year to 1699 June 24. Money Book XV, p. 194.
Same for 200l. to William Borret: on account: for Crown Law costs. (Money order dated Nov. 9 hereon.) Ibid., p. 195. Order Book V, p. 222.
Same for 3,206l. 4s. 5d. to Edward Brewster and Gilham Hills for printing Acts of Parliament &c. from 1698 Sept. 29 to 1699 Sept. 29. See supra Tr. Cal. XV, p. 433.
appending: bill of said printing. (Money order dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XV, pp. 195–6. Order Book V, p. 228.
Same for 1,000l. to the Earl of Portland for half a year to 1699 June 24 as Groom of the Stole.
and 500l. each to Robert Lord Lexinton, Charles Earl of Burlington, Aubery Earl of Oxford, James Duke of Queensborough, Richard Earl of Scarborough for same time as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.
and 250l. each to Thomas Lord Raby, George Cholmondley, Thomas Lord Windsor, Hatton Compton, Adrian Van Borcelan for same time as Grooms of the Chamber.
(Money orders dated Nov. 15 and 19 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 197. Order Book V, pp. 223, 224. Disposition Book XV, p. 223.
Same for 400l. to Sir Robert Killigrew for one year to 1699 Sept. 29 on his pension. (Money order dated Nov. 18 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 197. Order Book V, p. 224. Disposition Book XV, p. 231.
Same for 344l. 13s. 0d. for one year to 1698 Sept. 29 for the officers, detailed, of Hampton Court on their fees and allowances. Money Book XV, p. 198. Disposition Book XV, p. 232.
Same for 1,346l. 18s. 4d. to the Duke of Leeds, late President of the Privy Council being 1,125l. for three quarters to 1699 Lady day on his 1,000l. per an. in lieu of diet and 500l. per an. as royal bounty and 221l. 18s. 4d. for same from 1699 Lady day to May 18 on same. (Money order dated Nov. 26 hereon.) Ibid., p. 199. Order Book V, p. 230.
Same for 260l. to the executors of John, Viscount Lonsdale, Keeper of the Privy Seal deceased for 52 days May 19 last to July 10 last (the day of his death) on his allowance of 4l. a day in lieu of diet. (Money order dated Nov. 30 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 199. Order Book V, p. 229.
Nov. 6.Money warrant for 100l. to Thomas Pulleyn for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his fee as Master of the Studs to the King. Money Book XV, p. 199.
Same for 4l. 11s. 3d. to Ann Whinnyard alias Incledon for same time as keeper of his Majesty's Royal House at Westminster. Ibid., p. 200.
Same for 100l. to William bishop of Oxford for one year to March 25 last on the allowances of 40l. per an. each to John Wallis and Benjamin Marshall for learning the modern Arabic and Turkish languages and 20l. to Dr. Thomas Hyde for instructing them. (Money order dated Dec. 16 hereon.) Ibid., p. 200. Order Book V, p. 234.
Same for 100l. to Parry Walton gent. for half a year to 1698 Xmas for mending and repairing his Majesty's pictures and for providing colours and other necessary materials. (Money order dated Nov. 30 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 200. Order Book V, p. 234.
Same for 462l. 10s. 0d. to James Vernon for last Sept. 29 quarter's salary as a Secretary of State. (Money order dated Nov. 20 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 203. Order Book V, p. 223. Disposition Book XV, p. 223.
Same for 69l. to Theophilus Westwood, one of the underkeepers of New Park near Richmond for himself, Edward Alrich another same, Thomas Satchfeild bailiff [there] and Henry Badger mole taker [there] for one year's salary to 1698 Xmas. (Money order dated 1700–1 Feb. 1 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 203. Order Book V, p. 244.
Same for 66l. 1s. 8d. to Horatio Moor for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his salary as Keeper or Master of his Majesty's Tennis Courts. Money Book XV, p. 204.
Same for 250l. to James Gatigny for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his annuity or pension. Ibid.
Same for 33l. 6s. 8d. to Henry D'Nassau, seigneur d'Auverquere for same time on his fee of 100 marks per an. as Master of the Horse to the King. Ibid.
Same for 208l. 8s. 8d. to the officers of the Works, detailed, for half a year to "1698 Xmas last" on their respective fees or salaries. Ibid., p. 211.
Same for 100l. to the executors of Elizabeth Ellyott alias Walker for half a year to 1698 Xmas on her salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobekeeper at Newmarket. Ibid., p. 212.
Same for 30l. to Robert Stephens, Messenger of the Press (messenger appointed to look after the printing press) viz. 25l. for services and 5l. in lieu of all allowances by bills for half a year to 1698 Xmas. (Money order dated Nov. 28 hereon.) Ibid., p. 212. Order Book V, p. 227.
Nov. 6.Same for 12l. 3s. 4d. to Richard Welbeck for one year to Sept. 29 last on his fee as stablekeeper at Reading. Money Book XV, p. 213.
Same for 100l. to the Mayor &c. of Berwick on Tweed for one year to 1699 Sept. 29 on the allowance for repairing the bridge over the Tweed. Ibid., p. 222.
Same for 10l. to Paul Joddrell for one year to 1696 June 24 on his fee as Clerk of the House of Commons. (Two other warrants for his like fee for the years ended 1697 June 24 and 1698 June 24 dated respectively 1699 [sic] Nov. 4 and 10.) Ibid.
Same for 285l. 2s. 6d. to Gilbert, bishop of Sarum for half a year to Sept. 29 last on the annuity for the support of the Order of the Garter. (Money order dated Dec. 16 hereon.) Ibid., p. 223. Order Book V, p. 233.
Same for 500l. to the heir of George, late Earl of Kinnoul in part of his pension. Money Book XV, p. 225.
Same for 70l. to John, Earl of Bath, 40l. thereof for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his salary as Housekeeper at St. James's and the remaining 30l. for same time for wages to the two underkeepers of St. James's Park. Ibid.
Same for 216l. 14s. 3d. to Sir David Mitchell Kt., Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for 293 days 1698 Aug. 24 (the death of the late Usher) to 1698 March 25 on the allowance of 200l. per an. in lieu of payments &c. to said Usher which have been released to the Crown. (Money order dated 1700–1 Jan. 22 hereon.) Ibid., p. 226. Order Book V, p. 24.
Same for 150l. to Dr. Richard Bentley, for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his salary as Keeper of the King's Libraries. Money Book XV, p. 227.
Same for 100l. to William, Earl of Portland for same time on his salary as Superintendent of his Majesty's Gardens. Ibid.
Same for 50l. to Sir Charles Cottrell Kt. [Master of the Ceremonies] for half a year to 1699 June 24 on his annuity in lieu of all allowances by bills out of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office. (Money order dated Jan. 31 hereon.)
100l. for same time on his salary of 200l. per an. Ibid., p. 234. Order Book V, p. 244.
Same for 60l. 16s. 8d. to John Dormer for same half a year's salary as Assistant to the Master of the Ceremonies.
50l. to Richard Le Bass for same time as Marshal of the Ceremonies. Money Book XV, p. 234.
Same for 50l. to Robert Wintour for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his salary as clerk in the Crown Office of the King's Bench. Ibid., p. 235.
Nov. 6.Money warrant for 210l. to the Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants at Arms for half a year to Xmas 1698 on their salaries viz. 50l. to Sir Thomas St. George, Garter; 20l. each to Sir Henry St. George, Clarencieux and Sir John Dugdale, Norroy; 13l. 6s. 8d. each to Robert Devenish, York Herald; Henry Dethick, Richmond Herald; Francis Burghill, Somerset Herald; Gregory King, Lancaster Herald; Charles Mawson, Chester Herald; Peers Maudit, Windsor Herald; 10l. each to John Gibbon gent., Bluemantle Pursuivant; Lawrence Crump gent., Portcullis Pursuivant; Peter Le Neve gent., Rouge Croix Pursuivant; Hugh Clopton gent., Rouge Dragon Pursuivant. Money Book XV, p. 236.
Same for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Robert Ford for same time on his several fees as Housekeeper [of the King's house] at Newmarket. Ibid., p. 237.
Same for 15l. to John Warner for same time on his salary as Master of the King's Barges. Ibid.
Same for 40l. to Richard Hill for same time on his salary as Latin Secretary. Ibid.
Same for 20l. to John Dolbin and Richard Cann for one year to 1694 Xmas on their fee as Clerks of the Fines at Ludlow. Ibid., p. 238.
Same for 25l. to William Duke of Devonshire for 1698 Michalmas quarter on his salary as Justice in Eyre Trent North. Ibid.
Same for 97l. 18s. 4d. to Sir Lambert Blackwell, Knight Harbinger, for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his fee of 20 marks per an. and allowance of 10s. per diem. Ibid., p. 239.
Same dated Nov. 16 [probably erratum for Nov. 6] for 100l. to Edward, Earl of Jersey, Keeper of Hyde Park, for same time on the salaries &c. of the underkeepers thereof and for hay and beans for the deer there. (Money order dated 1700–1 Jan. 22 hereon.) Ibid., p. 240. Order Book V, p. 241.
Same for 20l. to John Taylor, Keeper of the water engine at Windsor, for half a year to 1698 Dec. 1 on his salary. (Money order dated 1700–1 Jan. 23 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 240. Order Book V, p. 240.
Same for 80l. to Sir Joseph Williamson for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his fee as Keeper of the Paper Office at Whitehall. Money Book XV, p. 240.
Same for 250l. to Christopher Tankred for same time on his allowance as Master of the Harriers. Ibid.
Same for 200l. to the four Clerks of the Privy Council for half a year to 1699 Sept. 29 on their salary for attending the Commission of Trade. (Money order dated 1700–1 Jan. 28 hereon.) Ibid., p. 241. Order Book, V, p. 242.
Nov. 6.Same for 5l. to the University of Cambridge for half a year to 1698 Xmas on the perpetuity for a preacher. Money Book XV, p. 241.
Same for 6l. 13s. 4d. to same for same time on the perpetuity for a Divinity Lecture. Ibid.
Same for 20l. to George Oxendon Dr. of Civil Law for same time on his fee as Professor of Civil Law in Cambridge University. Ibid.
Same for 5l. to Thomas Marriott, Clerk of the Pleas in the Exchequer for one year to 1698 Xmas on his fee. Ibid., p. 419.
Same for 60l. to Jane Browning for one year to 1695 June 24 on her pension. Ibid., p. 393.
Same for 50l. to Phillip Ryley for one year to 1699 June 24 on his fee as Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South. Ibid., p. 242.
Same for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Andrew Lawrence for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his fee as lately Surveyor General of the King's Ways, Gates and Bridges. Ibid.
Same for 8l. 6s. 8d. to Emmanuel College, Cambridge, for same time on their perpetuity. Ibid., p. 243.
Same for 20l. to the executors of Robert Brady for same time as late Professor of Physic in Cambridge University. Ibid.
Same for 100l. to John, Visct. Fitzharding for one year to 1700 Sept. 29 on his fee or allowance as Keeper of the Pall Mall in St. James's Park. Ibid.
Same for 57l. 10s. 0d. to James Chase for half a year to 1698 Xmas as Apothecary in ordinary to the King's person. Ibid., p. 244.
Same for 20l. to William East for one year to 1699 Lady day on his allowance as Clerk of the Estreats in the Court of Common Pleas. Ibid.
Same for 26l. 13s. 4d. to William Jones, for half a year to 1698 Xmas as Apothecary of the Household. Ibid., p. 245.
Same for 21l. to Eton College for same time on their perpetuity. Ibid.
Same for 10l. 12s. 4d. to the Churchwardens of St. Magnus for same time on the perpetuity for relief of the poor there. Ibid.
Same for 10l. each to Walter Wallinger and Thomas Cole for same time as the two Secondaries in the Office of the Pipe. Ibid., p. 246.
Same for 100l. to the heirs of Col. Charles Fairfax for one year to 1699 Xmas on their perpetuity granted by Charles II. Ibid.
Nov. 6.Money warrant for 25l. to John Branch, circuitor or bailiff of Battles Walk in Windsor Forest, for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his allowance for hay for the deer and for increase of keepers' wages. Money Book XV, p. 246.
Same for 25l. to Henry Harris for same time on his annuity as Chief Graver of his Majesty's Seals. Ibid., p. 246b.
Same for 20l. to the executors of Lodowick Bray for half a year to 1696 Lady day on a pension. Ibid.
Same for 22l. 10s. 0d. to the clerks in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office for the second year ended at Easter term last on a fee payable to them at Easter term on every second year. Ibid.
Same for 100l. to Amias Hext for one year to 1700 Lady day on a pension granted him by James II. Ibid., p. 247.
Same for 5l. to Charles Killegrew, Master of the Revels, for half a year to 1698 Xmas on his annuity. Ibid.
Same for 3l. 6s. 8d. to the Vicar of the Tower for same time on a perpetuity. Ibid.
Same for 100l. to the Mayor &c. of Lyme Regis for year to 1699 June 24 on the annuity for the repair of the Cobb pier there. Ibid.
Same for 20l. to Sir Thomas Pinfold for one year to 1692 Lady day on his fee as Advocate General. Ibid., p. 248.
Same for 6l. 2s. 0d. to the churchwardens of St. Michael Cornhill for half a year to 1698 Xmas on a perpetuity for the benefit of the poor there. Ibid.
Same for 3l. 16s. 8d. to the Churchwardens of St. John Baptist, Walbrook for same time on a same. Ibid., p. 251.
Same for 40l. to Dr. Thomas Boucher for one year to 1699 mid-summer on his fee as Professor of Civil Law in the University of Oxford. Ibid.
Same for 9l. 2s. 6d. to Henry Harris for one year to 1699 June 24 on his fee of 6d. a day as Yeoman of the Revels. Ibid.
Same for 125l. to Thomas, Lord Wharton for three quarters to 1699 Lady day on his annuities of 100 marks and 100l. as Warden Chief Justice in Eyre of the Forests Trent South. Ibid., p. 254.
Same for 10l. to John Pottinger for one quarter to 1698 Sept. 29 on his salary as Comptroller of the Pipe Office. Ibid., p. 256.
Same for 50l. to William Earl of Derby, Thomas Cholmondley and William Banks for half a year to 1699 Xmas on the pension for the poor ministers in the Isle of Man. Ibid., p. 367.
Nov. 6.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 12l. to the Treasurer of the Chamber on his unsatisfied order: to be paid over to Gideon Royer for writing, flourishing, and embellishing as also gilding and adorning in grotesco a letter sent from the King to the Czar of Muscovy. Disposition Book XV, p. 222.
Same to the Excise Commissioners for a certificate of the arrears of Hereditary Excise in the hands of the Excise Cashier arising before 1699 Xmas available for payment of Robert Williamson's demand of 1035l. by virtue of a writ of execution out of the Exchequer Court viz. at Sept. 18 last the day when the said writ was delivered to the Treasury Lords. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 283.
Same to Mr. Borrett to attend the Exchequer Court constantly to take care of the particular causes in your charge and also of the King's part of all informations grounded on penal statutes "except those which concern the Customs and Excise for which there are particular solicitors." Ibid.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of Works to strictly observe the King's orders that no works be proceeded in (except ordinary repairs) without directions from the Treasury Lords. Under the head of Ordinary Repairs is not meant the fitting of apartments or lodgings with conveniences wholly new. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Samuell Cox as Commissioner of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty in Barbados loco Edward Cranfeild who relinquishes same. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 101.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis White, landwaiter in London port, for 17 years praying to surrender to his kinsman Richard Ryves. Reference Book VII, p. 400.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for a particular of the extended estate of Thomas Richards, late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Herts. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 420.
Nov. 8.Treasury allowance of the last Sept. 29 quarter's incidents bill detailed of the Post Office (total 556l. 7s. 3d.: including payments for 27,878 ship letters at 1d. per letter). Money Book XV, p. 202.
William Lowndes to Auditors Parsons and Shales to enroll the Earl of Portland's re-conveyance of several fee farm rents as herein [missing]. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 284.
Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to constitute John Cox jun. as controller of Lynn Regis port loco Richard Powys surrendered. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 100.
Nov. 8
et postea.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the following petitions respectively for appointment as Receivers General of the Continued Duties on Marriages &c. and on Houses; and proposing their respective sureties detailed: followed by Treasury warrants to the King's Remembrancer to take the said securities and by the Treasury commission respectively viz.
John Elwill for Co. Devon and Exeter. (See infra Thomas Hinman.)
William Jeay and William Douse for Co. Huntingdon and for all arrears of the former Duties: surety warrant in 2,000l. dated Dec. 6. Commission dated Dec. 6.
Charles Mason for Co. Oxford: surety warrant dated Dec. 6 in 5,000l. Commission dated Dec. 6.
Cha. Brawn for Co. Somerset and Bristol: surety warrant dated Dec. 16 in 10,000l.
Geo. Howells for Glamorgan, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Brecon, Radnor, Pembroke and Haverford West: surety warrant dated 1700–1 Jan. 17 in 4,500l. Commission dated Aug. 21.
John Andrews for Co. Warwick and city and county of the city of Coventry. Surety warrant dated 1701 July 8 in 4,500l.
John Child for Co. Wilts: surety warrant dated 1700 Dec. 2 in 6,000l. Commission dated Dec. 2.
Jarvis Bradgate for Co. Leicester: surety warrant dated Dec. 6 in 5,000l.
Henry Whitebread for Co. Beds.: surety warrant dated 1700–1 Jan. 17 in 4,000l.
Humphry Moseley and Robert Brown for part of Norfolk. Surety warrant dated 1700 Dec. 16 in 5,500l.
William Kent for Co. Lancs. Surety warrant dated Dec. 2 in 4,000l. Commission dated Dec. 2.
Nathaniel Rich, junr., for Co. Essex. Surety warrant dated Dec. 2 in 9,000l. Commission dated Dec. 2.
William Bursslem for Co. Stafford (cancelled and replaced by a later petition of Nov. 25). Surety warrant dated Dec. 16 in 5,000l.
Sir Thomas Cuddon for London Westminster and Middlesex. Surety warrant dated Dec. 6 in 24,000l.
French Bromfeild for co. Sussex. Surety warrant dated Dec. 2 in 8,000l.
Thomas Doyley for Co. Monmouth for the Duties on Marriages and Houses and for Surrey and Southwark for the like Duties and for the Duties on Windows. Surety warrant dated 1700–1 Jan. 8 in 4,000l.
Thomas Kent for part of Co. Lincoln. Surety warrant dated 1700 Dec. 28 in 4,000l.
William Cawthorp for other part of Co. Lincoln. Surety warrant dated Dec. 6 in 4,000l. Undated entry of commission.
William Faucett for Kent and Canterbury. Surety warrant dated Dec. 2 in 10,000l. Commission dated Dec. 2.
Hugh Horton for Co. Bucks. Surety warrant dated Dec. 16 in 6,000l.
Benj. Mathews for Cos. Northampton and Rutland. Surety warrant dated Dec. 28 in 6,000l.
George Hosier for Co. Salop. Surety warrant dated Dec. 28 in 4,000l.
Richard Cobb for Co. Southampton and Isle of Wight. Surety warrant dated Dec. 28 in 6,000l.
Samuell Bradshaw for Co. Derby. Surety warrant dated 1700–1 Jan. 8 in 4,000l.
Lawrence Ambrose for Co. Berks. Surety warrant dated Jan. 8 in 4,000l.
John Darbie for Co. Dorset. Surety warrant dated Jan. 17 in 4,000l.
Thomas Hinman for Co. Devon and city of Exeter, petition dated 1700–1 Jan. 8. Surety warrant dated Jan. 17 in 6,000l. for the Duties on Marriages and on Windows only. Ibid., pp. 400, 401, 402, 407. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp, 7–8, 9–10.
Nov. 8.Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Sir Charles Hedges of a messuage called the Bakehouse in Richmond Co. Surrey &c. ut supra p. 135.
Prefixing: the Surveyor General's constat and ratal of the premises.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 29, 30, 31.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report how the case stands in reference to the fee or salary of 50l. per an. attached to the office or place of Chief Ranger of all the Parks, Chaces and Woods in Ireland and Ranger of Phoenix Park granted to William Fownes and Henry Petty Esqrs.: which salary has not hitherto been paid to them for want of a particular warrant to direct the insertion of the same on the Establishment there. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 107.
Nov. 11.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 26,083l. 2s. 1½d. with 6 per cent. interest thereon to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of the like sum to be lent by him on credit of the 15 per cent. Duty on wrought silks &c.: and to be applied as follows viz.:
£s.d.
for 4 weeks' subsistence to Dec. 4 next for the Forces at 3,612l. 8s. 7d. per week14449144
to clear the Troops in England and the Regiment of Fuziliers from Aug. 25 to Oct. 249296100
for the full pay of the Garrisons for same time233619
Money Book XV. p. 201.
Money warrant for 86l. 5s. 8d. to Robert, Lord Lucas, Governor of the Tower of London; 8l. 5s. 9d. thereof for safe keeping Sir Richard Levinge from 1699–1700 Jan. 16 to 1700 April 11 at 13s. 4d. a week and the remaining 78l. for contingencies at the Tower for one year to June 24 last. (Money order dated Nov. 18 hereon.) Ibid., p. 202. Order Book V, p. 240.
Same for 200l. to John Thompson for reward as Solicitor for Taxes for London, Westminster and Middlesex. (Money order dated Nov. 13 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 203. Order Book V, p. 222. Disposition Book XV, p. 227.
Treasury warrant to Brook Bridges, one of the Auditors of Imprests, to allow to Mrs. Abbott administratrix of Mordecai Abbott late Receiver General and Cashier of Customs 606l. 19s. 0d. in his account of the Customs, being for 3 bills, detailed, of charges 1699 April 20 to Feb. 29 last (the day of his death) in passing his accounts and paying moneys into the Exchequer: as attested on oath by his assistant Luke King.
Appending: certificate by said Bridges. Money Book XV, p. 208–9.
Nov. 11.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 33,333l. 6s. 8d. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans to be made by himself upon credit of the second 2s. Aid: to be applied to the ordinary of the Navy as in further part of 184,342l. appropriated by Parliament for that service. Disposition Book XV, p. 222.
Same to Mr. Edwin for an account what is owing to you for above a year past for necessaries furnished to the officers of the Receipt, distinguishing the items for the new erected offices [there]. Out Letters. (General) XVI, p. 284.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Lords Justices of Ireland to clear the 5 French Regiments lately broke there. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Moses Hewetson late a Quarter Master in Lord Jedburgh's Regiment praying to be inserted on the half pay list from the time he was broke. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners for Sick and Wounded of the petition of the Apothecaries of the Army for payment of 2,439l. 5s. 10d. due to them for supplying the several Hospitals in England with medicines and 5348l. 13s. 10d. for medicines delivered to the Army and Hospitals in Flanders: the Treasury Lords having, on several petitions, answered that there is no provision for the debt in Parliament: therefore praying payment by the above Commissioners, petitioners being great sufferers for want of the money. Reference Book VII, p. 400.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Cha. Bludworth for stay of process against the estate of his late brother Sir Tho. Bludworth and Bartho. Bludworth as sureties of Jo[h]n Clay a collector of Excise in North Wales. Ibid., p. 402.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the custody of the Hundred of Broxton in order to a new lease thereof to Philip Egerton.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on said Egerton's petition for same. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 1.
Same to same for a same of a portion of tythes [at Franckton Co. Warwick] in order to a lease thereof to Simon Biddulph of Birbury Co. Warwick.
Prefixing: ut supra. Ibid., pp. 1–2.
Nov. 12.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Treasury Lords to appoint General Receivers for the counties &c. of the Duties on Houses Continued to 1706 August 1 by the Act for Making Good Certain Deficiencies 8–9 Wm. III c. 20. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 412.
Same to same for a same for 240l. per an. to Benjamin Bennett Esq. as Lieut Govr. and Commander in Chief of Bermudas: to be payable out of the Exchequer as from Sept. 24 last and to be additional to the 12 shares of land there to the value of 60l. per an. and the profits of licences for fishing for whales. (The privy seal bears date Nov. 30). Ibid., p. 413.
Same to same for a same for 30,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh as imprest for the Guards, Garrisons and Land Forces. (Money warrant dated Nov. 29 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Nov.28) (Money order dated Nov. 30 hereon.) Ibid., p. 414. Money Book XV, p. 219. Order Book V., p. 227.
Nov. 12.Royal sign manual for 200l. to Benj. Bennett, Lieut. Govr. &c. of Bermudas, for the usual allowance for cost of transporting himself, his family &c. to that Government. (Money warrant dated Nov. 15 hereon.) (Money order dated Nov. 20 hereon.) (William Lowndes to the Receipt dated Nov. 25 to pay same out of Civil List moneys.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 414. Money Book XV, p. 201. Order Book V, p. 224. Disposition Book XV, p. 225.
Same for 91l. to Joseph Kerby, Esq. Agent and Consul at Amsterdam for his extraordinary disbursements in the King's service between 1695 and 1698 as by a bill thereof allowed by Secretary Vernon. (Money warrant dated Nov. 15 hereon.) (Money order dated Nov. 23 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Oct. 1 herefor.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 415. Money Book XV, p. 211. Order Book V, p. 232. Disposition Book XV, p. 213.
Same for 4,000l. to Joost, Earl of Albemarle, Master of the Robes as imprest for the service of the Robes. (Money warrant dated Nov. 15 hereon.) (Money order dated Nov. 22 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XX, p. 416. Money Book XV, p. 209. Order Book V, p. 225.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 300l. per an. to William Attwood as Chief Justice for the Province of New York and 150l. per an. to Samson Shelton Broughton Esq., as Attorney General for the said Province: to be payable out of Civil List money in the Exchequer as from 1700 Dec. 25. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 416.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply to Deficient Funds as follows, the sum of 40,937l. 6s. 10½d. being the receipts Oct. 15 last to Nov. 21 [sic? for 12] inst on branches of the Revenue as follows viz.: 6,439l. 11s. 0d. received from the Window Act; 4,538l. 6s. 5½d. from Additional Impositions since 1st March 1696–7; 728l. 15s. 0½d. from the New Duty on Salt; 2,851l. 7s. 1d. from the Continued Duty on Paper; 26,379l. 7s. 3½d. from New Customs: the distribution and application thereof to be as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register 12th Nov. 1700.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid5062210560935614531510¼
Third 4s. Aid4073720338577703332310
Fourth 4s. Aid91710113862444167748223
Second Quarterly Poll892751348816513472870
Three Fourths Customs213447159192447159174180
Salt and Glass1711500001445746166139633
Two Thirds Additional Excise160000001215541111130570
Additional Impositions44517774440000003631190
Vellum and Parchment224114722860117182886
Marriages64800000592220005286134
Wines and Vinegar1461811914618119119212
50177937456407517740937610½
Money Book XV, p. 206.
Nov. 12.Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant from the Earl of Jersey, Lord Chamberlain, to Charles Godfrey Esqr., Master of the Jewel House, to deliver to Henry Lowman or Mrs. Lowman, his Majesty's housekeepers at Kensington, 8 silver sconces for the Picture Gallery, of the same fashion with those that are there already. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 2.
Nov. 13.William Lowndes to the Receipt to issue 1,000l. to me, Lowndes on my [unsatisfied] order for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 223.
Same to same to issue 2,405l. 7s. 4½d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on his unsatisfied order as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of arrears, detailed, of several small branches of the revenue: and to be applied towards the maintenance of the Invalids. Ibid.
Same to same to pay 300l. to Jeremiah Bass and John Lofting in further part of 1,890l. under their order of July 11 last being for damages and costs of suit recovered against the Earl of Bellomont; whereof 300l. has been already paid. Ibid., p. 224.
Same to same to issue to the Master of the Horse, on any unsatisfied order, 400l. a week as from Oct. 18 last to Dec. 25 next for the service of the Stables. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 300l. to Sir Francis Wyndham. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Jo[h]n Dally, late a Capt. of Grenadiers in Col. Farrington's Regiment, praying that his respits be taken off. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 284.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Richard Bayly concerning money seized on some persons condemned for robbery. Ibid. p. 285.
Same to Capt. Bennett, Governor of Bermudas. to pay (out of your salary) your predecessor in that Government till the time of your arrival there. Ibid.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Germaine Falentine de Larrisole for payment of 25l. 11s. 5d. due to Francis Damboix, late a Lieut in Col. Du Cambon's Regiment. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Green late Receiver of the 3s. Aid for Co. Stafford for 1697 for a lease of the premises detailed of his debtor Thomas Woodward of Charlton Co. Northants as found by two inquisitions, detailed, and seized into the King's hands. Reference Book VII, p. 403.
Same to Auditor Shales of the petition of Thomas Astill yeoman concerning arrears of rent due to the King out of lands in Braybrooke Co. Northants which he holds of Lord Griffin and continued paying rents to one Stone the said Lord's steward, petitioner not knowing of said Lord's outlawry. Ibid.
Nov. 13.Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the common Bake house [at Macclesfield] in order to a lease thereof to Joan Hollingshead widow sister of Samuel Mottershead former lessee. Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on Hollingshead's petition for same. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 3.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland, to rectify two items on the Civil Establishment of Ireland commencing 1699 May 1 of 1s. 6d. a day to the Sieur Pinchinat and 12d. a day to the Sieur Bonniface viz.: instead thereof to pay 1s. 6d. a day to the Sieur Bonniface and the 12d. a day to Sieur Pinchinat. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 109.
Nov. 14.Royal letters patent constituting Robert Tracy Esq. Sergeant at Law to be a Baron of the Exchequer. King's Warrant Book, XX, p. 430.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Tho. Bromfeild, Receiver General of the Duties on Houses and Marriages Co. Sussex, for stay of process against him, he being ready to pass his accounts but for want of duplicates. Reference Book VII, p. 402.
Nov. 15.Royal letters patent granting to Ford, Earl of Tankerville the office of Lord Privy Seal. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 175.
The Treasury Lords to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to allow in the account of the sheriff of Co. Bucks 60l. for 3 years to Sept. 29 to William Benson on his allowance of 20l. per an. as Keeper of the gaol of said county. Money Book XV, p. 209.
William Lowndes to Sir William Blackett and Mr. Carr concerning their recommendation of Alexander Campbell, a landwaiter Newcastle, to be surveyor there loco Thomas Rawson lately deceased. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 285.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Richard Bennett as a noontender Bristol port loco John Gandy deceased.
Aldred Deyman as a tidesman Cowes port loco Walter Clark preferred to be commander of the Greenhill yacht [probably erratum for the customs yacht at Greenhithe].
James Lingo as commander of the Rye sloop loco Joseph Martin dismissed.
Walter Clarke as commander of the Greenhill yacht loco John Rutter who has quitted same. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 101.
Same to the executors of Auditor William Aldworth and to Robert Hewett his late deputy to deliver to Henry Shales all his records belonging to said Aldworth's offices as auditor of Crown Revenues for Cos. Lincoln, Notts, Derby and Chester and also for Essex, Herts, London and Middlesex and also for Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, and Huntingdon. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 43.