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'Warrants etc: June 1701, 16-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 16: 1700-1701 (1938), pp. 285-300. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83315 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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June 1701, 16-30

June 16.Money warrant for 200l. to William Borrett for half a year to April 15 last on his allowance in lieu of all termly fees and other fees &c. whatsoever as Treasury Solicitor, in which capacity he has been employed since Oct. 15 last. (Money order dated June 19 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 427. Order Book V, p. 277. Disposition Book XV, p. 290.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Done to allow in the account of Henry Ferne as Receiver General of Customs the sum of 316l. 10s. 10d. for Exchequer fees on 1,379,460l. 10s. 4¼d. of Customs money by him carried into the Exchequer between 1699–1700 Feb. 29 and 1700 Dec. 25 and likewise the sums of 151l. 19s. 6d. and 183l. 15s. 6d. for the charges, detailed, of passing two accounts for the same period viz. the one of the Customs and the other of the New Impositions. Money Book XV, pp. 428–431.
June 16.Money warrant for 1029l. 7s. 6d. to Thomas Felton and the executors of William Chiffinch for three quarters to 1699 Xmas on their several fees and allowances as Master of the Hawks. Money Book XV, p. 432. Disposition Book XV, p. 290.
Same for 380l. to Peter Guenon de Beaubuisson for one year to 1700 Xmas as Keeper of the King's Private Armories, Bowes and Setting Dogs. (Money order dated June 18 hereon.) Money Book XV. p. 432. Order Book V, p. 274. Disposition Book XV, p. 283.
Same for 187l. 10s. 0d. each to Edward Southwell, Sir John Nicholas, John Povey and William Blathwayte for three quarters to 1699 Xmas as Clerks of the Council. Money Book XV, p. 433.
Letter of direction for 11,297l. 4s. 3d. to the Cofferer: to be applied as follows for such of the servants payable in his Office as are appointed to attend the King in Holland this summer viz.:
£s.d.
for last year's riding wages and lodging money197409
for the Groom of the Stole and Officers of the Chamber165210
for the Master of the Horse and servants of the Stables354350
for three chaplains as in former years300
to clear the expense of his Majesty's diet in Holland in the year 1700 (which amounted to 11,827l. 17s. 6d.)2827176
to be paid over to Sir Cha. Isaac for buying provisions and divers necessaries for this present expedition1000
Disposition Book XV, p. 282.
William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to report on the enclosed petition of Col. Henry Holt relating to the half pay of the Reformed Officers of his Regiment. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 354.
Same to Mr. Butler to report on the enclosed letter from the Vicar of Steyning about his arrears of Tenths. Ibid., p. 355.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Samuell Place as a tidesman in Bristol port loco John Eames, promoted to be surveyor, waiter and searcher at Beachley in Bristol port.
John Eames (for 10 years past a tidesman at Bristol) as surveyor, waiter and searcher at Beachley in Bristol port loco John Writtle, superannuated. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 125, 127.
Indenture of Contract between the Treasury and the Contractors for Circulating Exchequer Bills under the Act for making good the Deficiency of several Funds and other Acts, detailed. All as follows:
By the Act (8–9 Wm. III, c. 20) for making good the Deficiency of several Funds and for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England the Treasury is empowered to covenant with persons &c. for contracting for advancing moneys for exchanging [encashing] such Exchequer Bills (part of the total of 1,500,000l. such Bills authorised by said Act) as should be refused in repayment of tallies and orders: and that such Contractors should have for their security and satisfaction the said Exchequer Bills or such securities as should be agreed by the Treasury: with 10 per cent. interest. By the Act (8–9 Wm. III, c. 24) for a further subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage and an additional Land Tax a further issue of 1,200,000l. Exchequer Bills was authorised but so that the total outstanding should at no time exceed 2,000,000l. and to have the like currency and to carry the like interest of 5 pence per 100l. per diem: and with the like authority to the Treasury to contract with persons as above.
By the Act (12–13 Wm. III, c. 1) for renewing Bills of Credit commonly called Exchequer Bills (being uncancelled or undischarged) the Treasury is empowered to cancel any such Bills brought at any time into the Receipt (and which happen to be too full with endorsements) and to issue new Bills for the amount of the principal and interest standing on such cancelled Bills, such new Bills to bear interest of 4 pence a day per 100l. and to be of the denominations of 100l., 50l. or 25l.
The Subscribers to the present Indenture, being Contractors as above (severally and respectively and not one for the other) do hereby agree with the Treasury Lords that they will pay to Sir Henry Furnase, Sir James Bateman, John Heathcote and Henry Farmer, Trustees in this behalf, the sums individually subscribed in proportions of not more than a fifth at a time, as the Treasury Lords may by public notice require: provided that as any part of the money so subscribed shall be required and paid for exchanging such Bills, the Bills exchanged shall be immediately delivered to the said Subscribers or Contractors. And the said Subscribers or Contractors shall immediately upon the signing of this Indenture advance to the said Trustees 5 per cent. of their respective subscriptions, to remain in the hands of the said Trustees until the determination of the present contract.
If any subscriber fail in his subscription he shall forfeit the said 5 per cent. deposit and also the reward or allowance [of 10 per cent]. And the said Trustees shall duly apply the moneys so deposited and subscribed to and for the satisfaction [encashment] of tallies and orders as aforesaid which shall be in course of payment "which such Trustees shall faithfully do and perform in all cases where any of the said Bills shall be actually brought into the Exchequer [to wit from the Auditor of the Receipt to the Tellers and by the said Tellers paid out] instead of money for payment of such tallies and orders" where the owners of such tallies and orders shall be desirous to receive payment in money instead of in such Bills. In all such cases the said Trustees shall take into their custody such Bills so by them encashed: keeping a just account of their receipts and payments and doings herein.
The said Subscribers or Contractors are to be obliged but for one year from date of this Indenture.
On their payment of their subscriptions (or so much thereof as there shall be occasion for within the said year) the deposit money shall be repaid to them by the Trustees and the Subscribers shall receive a reward of 3 percent. on the whole sum subscribed by each of them: and they shall be entitled to this reward of 3 per cent. for a whole year on their whole subscription whether or not there be occasion for employing the whole of their subscription or less or for the full year or less. And the whole cost of executing this truse shall be borne by his Majesty.
(A blank page is left for the names of the subscribers and the amounts of the subscriptions: but there is no entry of either the names or amounts.) Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 66–72.
June 17.Money warrant for 500l. to Lord Lexinton for half a year to 1700 June 24 as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber.
250l. each to John Sayers, James Stanley and Emanuell Scroop How for same time as Grooms of the Bedchamber. (Money orders dated June 17 and 18 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 431. Order Book V, p. 273. Disposition Book XV, p. 284.
Same for 270l. to Charles Dormer Esq. for 2¼ years to Lady day last as late a Page of Honour. (Money order dated June 18 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 431. Order Book V, p. 275. Disposition Book XV, p. 284.
Same for 1000l. to Henry, Earl of Romney viz. 500l. for half a year to 1700 June 24 as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber and 500l. for 1700 Sept. 29 quarter as Groom of the Stole. (Money order dated June 20 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 432. Order Book V, p. 276. Disposition Book XV, p. 284.
Treasury warrant to the Trustees for Exchequer Bills to pay 433l. 16s. 6d. to Benjamin Levy for the discount and brokerage on 28,985l. principal money in Exchequer Bills by him sold for effective money between April 30 and May 7 last. "which money hath bin applyed to answer such of the said bills as have bin refused at the Exchequer since the 29th of April last."
Appending: statement of said principal money so discounted; "a particular of 28,989l. principal in Exchequer Bills discounted by Mr. Benjamin Levy."
£s.d.
1701, April 30.
discounted, 1165l., principal at 1½ per cent.2326
1701, May 1.
discounted, 2280l., principal at 1½ per cent.3440
1701, May 5.
discounted, 8450l., principal at 1½ per cent.126150
1701, May 7.
discounted, 3200l., principal at 1¼ per cent.40
discounted, 5000l., principal at 11/8 per cent.5650
discounted, 3240l., principal at 1 per cent.3280
discounted, 3250l., principal at 1¾ per cent.54176
discounted, 1000l., principal at 15/8 per cent.1650
discounted, 1000l., principal at 13/8 per cent.13150
397120
brokerage at 2s. 6d. per 100l. on discounting the above 28,985l. in Exchequer Bills3646
£433166
Money Book XV, p. 433.
June 17.Money warrant for 1154l. to Robert Sutton, late Secretary at the Court of Vienna, for 577 days' ordinary from 1699 Oct. 29 to 1701 May 29, the day of his return into the presence. (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 440. Order Book V, p. 287.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes for a state of the case relating to the salary of Mr. Lancaster, Surveyor of the Duties on Houses &c. for Chester town and part of the county. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 354.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Anthony Rowe praying that a judgment which he has obtained here against the estate of the late Sir Patrick Trant may be transmitted into Ireland [by the Court]. Ibid., p. 355.
Treasury reference to the late Commissioners for Sick and Wounded of the petition of John Cruttenden, late Marshal of Dover Castle, for payment for keeping prisoners during the late war. Reference Book VII, p. 422.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to noli prosequi the several informations against John James, John Wakelin and John Donover of Essex at the suit of George Mackay for exporting wool, they appearing to be ignorant men and not concerned in the owling trade, the wool having been bought of them by John Green and other watermen. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 65.
June 18.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Earl of Ranelagh to allow the pay of 3s. and 8d. a day to Ensign William Carr of the late Regiment of Foot commanded by Col. Thomas Farrington from 1st Jan. 1693–4 to the end of February 1696–7 in consideration of the services and loss of his father Capt. Carr who was killed at the Battle of Landen. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 77.
Regulation, under the royal manual, dated Kensington, of the subsistence of a Battalion of Foot Guards consisting of the King's own Company, two Companies of Grenadiers and 10 other Companies to be sent to Holland to attend the King's person and to remain there for the assistance of the States General in lieu of one of the Battalions of Foot ordered thither from Ireland: to date as from June 25 inst.
Col. and Capt. at 1l. 5s. 6d. a day; Major and Capt. at 17s. 6d.; 11 Captains at 10s. 6d.; 16 Lieutenants at 5s. 6d.; 11 Ensigns at 4s.; Chaplain at 5s.; Adjutant at 3s. 6d.; Quarter Master at 3s. 6d.; Chirurgeon at 3s. 6d. and Mate at 2s.; Drum Major at 1s.; Deputy Marshal at 9d.; 3 Hautbois at 1s. each; 29 Serjeants at 7s. a week each; 29 Corporals at 5s. a week each; 26 Drummers at 5s. a week each; 700 soldiers at 4s. a week each: total Regulation 273l. 7s. 3d. per week.
Ibid., p. 107.
Royal letters patent appointing Matthew Hutton as a Serjeant at Arms loco Thomas Shirley deceased. Ibid., p. 426.
June 18.Money warrant for 20l. to Samuell Fulwood clerk for his transport to Barbados whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated June 20 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 185. Order Book V, p. 211.
Same for 40l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Thomas Trevor for half a year to Lady day last on his fee as Attorney General.
35l. to Sir John Hawley for same on same as Solicitor General.
40l. to John Pottinger for one year to 1699 Sept. 29 on his salary as Comptroller of the Pipe Office. Money Book XV, pp. 431, 432.
Same for 5876l. 7s. 6d. to Henry D' Nassau, Seigneur D'Auverquere, Master of the Horse; for one year from Jan. 1 last for the Stables. (Money order dated June 25 hereon.) Ibid., p. 434. Order Book V, p. 281.
Same for 567l. 11s. 4d. to William, Earl of Portland for works and reparations &c. in Windsor Great Park to 1701 March 25:
Appending: schedule of said works &c. (Money order dated July 7 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Sept. 16 hereon.) Money Book XV, pp. 438–9. Order Book V, p. 289. Disposition Book XV, p. 318.
Same for 200l. to Dr. Richard Bentley, Keeper of his Majesty's Libraries: for one year's salary to 1699 Xmas. Money Book XV, p. 441. Disposition Book XV, p. 293.
Money order for 50l. to Sir Salathiell Lovell for 1701 Easter term's allowance as one of the Justices of Chester.
125l. to Sir Joseph Jekyll for same as Chief Justice of Chester. Order Book V, pp. 274, 275.
Same for 140,000l. to Richard Taylor, Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets, as imprest for one year to March 1701 to pay the annuities and benefits as by the Act for same. Ibid., p. 276.
Letter of direction for 4300l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service. Disposition Book XV, p. 284.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the two enclosed petitions [missing] of several merchants relating to the importation of wines. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 355.
Same to Mr. Borrett to attend my Lords on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Mr. Randolph. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William Payne concerning brandy bought by him from one Crawford after seizure and condemnation thereof by law. Reference Book VII p. 422.
June 19.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Giles as a tidesman in fee Bristol port loco Henry Browne preferred to be a King's waiter there. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 127.
June 20.Money warrant for 100l. to Humphry Ellis for discovering the ill practices of Mellerish in embezzling stores at Portsmouth. (Money order dated June 27 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 434. Order Book V, p. 284.
Same for 1314l. 14s. 11d. to Elizabeth Bale, widow of Thomas Bale who was employed in the conduct of lawsuits on the King's behalf in the Exchequer Court from Trinity term 1689 to Feb. 1695–6; and is for the surplusage on the foot of the account of her husband's charges &c. therein. (Money order dated June 27 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 434. Order Book V, p. 282.
Same for 600l. to Ernest Henry Ittersom for five years to 1701 Lady day on his annuity payable from the determination (Lady day 1696) of his salary as a Page of Honour. (Money order dated July 5 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 435. Order Book V, p. 285.
Treasury warrant to the Farmers and Managers of the Royal Oak Lottery to observe an order of the King in Council, prefixed, dated Kensington May 15 last directing that 200l. of Lieut. Col. John Vaughan's pension of 300l. per an. be paid to him and the remaining 100l. to Hellen Vaughan his wife for the support of her and her child: all in substitution of the order of 1696–7 Feb. 4. Money Book XV, p. 435.
Money warrant for 200l. to Thomas Rymer in part of 383l. claimed by him in full to 1701 June 24 for transcribing and publishing the "Foedera." (Money order dated June 26 hereon.) Ibid., p. 436. Order Book V, p. 280. Disposition Book XV, p. 290.
Same for 56l. 10s. 0d. to Richard Colinge, one of the Keepers of the Council Chamber, for 1¼ years to 1699 Xmas on his allowance of 2s. 6d. a day.
91l. 5s. 0d. to the executors of Ben. Colinge for two years to 1699 Dec. 30 on the like allowance as a same. Money Book XV, p. 440.
William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests for a state of all accounts now before you. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 355.
Same to the Agents for Taxes for a state of all the Receivers' Accounts. Ibid.
Same to the Lord Chamberlain. The Treasury Lords will wait on [for] you at the Treasury Chambers at the Cockpit next Monday about the Establishment of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office. Ibid., p. 356.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed proposal [missing] of an accomodation between the Customs and the hoymen of Kent relating to the bringing up of corn and hops to London. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Montague to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of David Harris, a Page of the Bedchamber, concerning his arrears. Ibid.
June 20.William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to signify to the respective Receivers of Taxes as now nominated for the 3s. Aid that they clear their arrears of House Duties &c. before they have their commissions for the said Aid. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 356.
Same to Mr. Bland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Pages of the Bedchamber for 47l. 14s. 2d. for furnishing their lodging at Hampton Court. Ibid., p. 357.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Mathews for payment of 86l. 8s. 9d. disbursed by him in returning taxes into the Exchequer. Reference Book VII, p. 422.
Same to same of the petition of Samuell Brokenborough who for 14 years was principal cashier under Sir Charles Duncombe, Cashier of Excise: praying a grant of Mr. Austin's place as Receiver of Taxes for Cheshire and North Wales. Ibid., p. 423.
Same to same of the petition of Thomas Lloyd for the place of Receiver General of Taxes for Cheshire and North Wales loco Mr. Austin who will surrender. Ibid.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the proposal of the Lord Chancellor of Ireland for erecting a Mint in Ireland. We referred same to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint [England] and sent their report thereon to the Lord Lieutenant and the Lord Chancellor whose answer thereto [missing] we submit. We think an instruction may be given to the Lord Lieutenant to represent, upon his arrival there, whether the want of smaller species of English money be very great and very prejudicial to trade and what may be the charge of erecting a Mint to coin the foreign silver money current there into the smaller species of English money; and whether there be a sufficient quantity of foreign money there for that purpose. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 64.
June 21.Great seal dated Westminster for an annuity or yearly pension of 200l. to Charles Osborne Esq.: in consideration of good and faithful services: as from Xmas last: payable out of the revenues of the Post Office. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 93–4.
William Lowndes to Mr. Stratford. Send to my Lords the price and charge of the cloth bought by you to be sent to the King of Sweden. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 357.
June 21
et postea.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petitions of the following persons nominated as Receivers General of the 3s. Aid anno 1701 for the respective counties detailed. In each case the petition details the securities proposed by the Receiver; and is followed by the Agents' report and the Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the said securities; and finally by the Treasury Commission to the Receiver himself, all as follows viz:
Samuel Pacey for Co. Suffolk. Warrant dated July 25 to the King's Remembrancer to take his securities in 26,000l. Commission dated July 25.
George Howells as same for Cos. Brecon, Radnor, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke and Monmouth and Haverford West. Securities warrant in 9600l. dated August 1. Commission dated August 1.
Samuell Clarke as same for Co. Hereford. Securities warrant in 7500l. dated July 2. Commission dated July 2.
John Andrews as same for Co. Warwick and city of Coventry. Securities warrant in 15,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
John Child as same for Co. Wilts. and city of New Sarum. Securities warrant in 19,000l. dated July 4. Commission dated July 4.
Richard Tregeare as same for Cornwall. Securities warrant in 11,000l. dated July 11. Commission dated July 11.
William Jeay and William Douse as same for Co. Huntingdon. Securities warrant in 6000l. dated July 2. Commission dated July 2.
William Bursslem as same for Co. Stafford. Securities warrant in 9580l. dated July 1. Commission dated July 1.
Samuell Bradshaw as same for Co. Derby. Securities warrant in 19,000l. dated July 11. Commission dated July 11.
Humph. Moseley and Robert Brown as same for part of Norfolk. Securities warrant in 16,000l. dated July 2. Commission dated July 2.
Leonard Child and John Nuthall as same for Surrey and Southwark. Securities warrant in 25,000l. dated July 2. Commission dated July 2.
Thomas Albert as same for Co. Worcester. Securities warrant in 12,500l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
Fra. Wyvill as same for Cos. Yorks., Durham and Northumberland, York City, Newcastle, Hull and Berwick. Securities warrant in 44,000l. dated July 1. Commission dated July 1.
William Cawthorp as same for the parts of Lindsey in Co. Lincoln and the city of Lincoln. Securities warrant in 15,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
Cha. Brawn as same for Co. Somerset and city of Bristol. Securities warrant in 27,000l. dated July 4. Commission dated July 4.
William Fausset as same for Co. Kent and city of Canterbury. Securities warrant in 31,000l. dated July 18. Commission dated July 18.
Thomas Seyliard as same for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely. Securities warrant in 12,000l. dated July 23. Commission dated July 23.
Jervise Bradgate as same for Co. Leicester. Securities warrant in 9000l. dated July 18. Commission dated July 18.
Richard Cocks as same for Co. Gloucester and city of Gloucester. Securities warrant in 17,000l. dated July 1. Commission dated July 1.
Sir Thomas Cuddon as same for London, Westminster and Middlesex. Securities warrant in 100,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
Lawrence Ambrose as same for Co. Berks. Securities warrant in 15,000l. dated July 1. Commission dated July 1.
Thomas Austin, dated June 24, as same for Co. Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Securities warrant in 21,000l. dated July 1. Commission dated July 1.
Benj. Mathews as same for Cos. Northampton and Rutland. Securities warrant in 18,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
French Bromfeild dated July 1, as same for Co. Sussex. Securities warrant in 22,800l. dated July 18. Commission dated July 18.
Hugh Horton as same for Co. Bucks. Securities warrant in 17,500l. dated July 4. Commission dated July 4.
Henry Whitebread as same for Co. Beds. Securities warrant in 9500l. dated July 4. Commission dated July 4.
George Hosier as same for Co. Salop. Securities warrant in 10,000l. dated July 16. Commission dated July 16.
John Ellis as same for the other part of Norfolk. Securities warrant in 16,000l. dated July 4. Commission dated July 4.
Nathaniell Rich as same for Essex. Securities warrant in 34,500l. dated July 18. Commission dated July 18.
Sir Robert Harrison as same for Oxfordshire. Securities warrant in 15,000l. dated July 16. Commission dated July 16.
Thomas Brougham as same for Cos. Cumberland and Westmorland. Securities warrant in 3000l. dated July 4. Commission dated July 4.
William Kent dated July 2 as same for Co. Lancs. Securities warrant in 7600l. dated July 16. Commission dated July 16.
Thomas Kent as same for parts of Co. Lincoln viz. Kesteven and Holland. Securities warrant in 14,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
Thomas Lloyd as same for the county of Chester and city of the same and for Cos. Anglesea, Carnarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Monmouth and Montgomery. Securities warrant in 19,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
Robert Peters as same for Co. Herts. Securities warrant in 16,000l. dated July 18.
Robert Burridge and Nicholas Wood as same for Co. Devon and city of Exeter. Separate securities warrants for 15,000l. for Burridge and 15,000l. for Wood for separate portions, detailed, of the county: both dated July 18. Separate Commissions dated July 18.
John Derbie as same for Co. Dorset and Poole. Securities warrant in 12,000l. dated July 8. Commission dated July 8.
John Bury dated July 4 as same for Co. Notts. Securities warrant in 10,000l. dated July 25. Commission dated July 25.
Caleb Powle dated July 15 for Cos. Brecon and Radnor. Securities warrant in 3000l. dated July 18. Commission dated July 18. Reference Book VII, pp. 424, 425, 426, 427, 428. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 77–9, 80–2.
June 23.Royal warrant dated Kensington authorising Sidney, Lord Godolphin to make alterations and additions to his house in St. James's Park which he purchased of Lord Lexinton. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 76.
Same dated same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Exchequer to take in loans on the Act for Duties on Low Wines &c. as by the Act 12 Wm. III c. 11 to an amount not exceeding 300,000l. at an interest of six per cent. for the first 150,000l. and seven per cent. for the remainder. Ibid., p. 81.
June 23.Same dated same to same for a same for taking in loans on the 3s. Aid lately granted viz. for the transfer to two thirds of the said Act of all loans made into the Exchequer between 1700–1 Feb. 18 and 1701 June 10 not exceeding 700,000l. and a further sum not exceeding 933,333l. 6s. 8d. (in all inclusive of the said 700,000l.) all to be charged on the said two thirds part: and further to take in loans not exceeding 466,666l. 13s. 4d. on the remaining one third of the said Aid: all in accordance with the terms of the Act 12 and 13 Wm. III, c. 10. Ibid., pp. 82–3.
Royal sign manual dated same for 20,000l. to William Lowndes for secret service. (Money warrant dated June 24 hereon.) (Money order dated June 25 hereon.) Ibid., p. 84. Money Book XV, p. 436. Order Book V, p. 279.
Same dated same for 500l. to John Ford gent, 200l. thereof for his charges in attending Parliament with several witnesses in relation to the prosecution against Stephen Seignurett and others who were fined by the House of Lords 19,500l. and the remaining 300l. for his loss by being thereby deprived of his share of several informations exhibited by him in the Exchequer Court against the said Seignurett. (Money warrant dated July 2 hereon.) (Money order dated July 25 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated July 11 for same to be paid out of seizures.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 91. Money Book XV, p. 449. Order Book V, p. 287. Disposition Book XV, p. 288.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed extract [missing] of a proposal for encouraging the linen and hemp manufactures in Ireland. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 357.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Edward Orde as a tidesman Newcastle port loco John Davies lately dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 127.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of James Phillips deputy customer and collector at Llanelly in Carmarthen praying leave to resign to John Phillips of Hollway. Reference Book VII, p. 423.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lords Justices of Ireland to pay John Smith (who succeeded Sir John Jefferson deceased as a Judge of Common Pleas Ireland) his salary as such from the date of his patent. (Same to same dated June 11 to pay said Smith the said salary from the date of his appointment to Feb. 20 next thereafter and now past, he having immediately left his affairs here to attend said service but could not pass his patent till said Feb. 20.) Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp. 142, 143.
June 24.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Exchequer to take in loans on credit of the weekly payments out of the Excise as by the late Act of 12–13 Wm. III, c. 12 to a total not exceeding 820,000l.: at six per cent. interest for the first 400,000l. and seven per cent. interest for the remaining 420,000l. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 84–5.
Same to same for a same to authorise the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers of the 3s. Aid anno 1701 as by the Act of 12–13 Wm. III, c. 10, see supra pp. 292–4. Ibid., p. 86.
Same to same for a same for an annuity or yearly sum of 1000l. to Charles, Earl of Carlisle as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber: to commence from 1700 June 24. Ibid., p. 87.
Treasury warrant to the Trustees for Exchequer Bills to pay 375l. 3s. 0d. to Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer, for necessaries by him delivered and for work done for the several offices concerned in the circulation of Exchequer Bills for two years 1699 March 25 to 1701 March 25. Money Book XV, p. 436.
Same to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 78,265l. 0s. 2d. to Deficient Funds as follow, being the receipts between May 27 last and June 24 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows viz. 9875l. 0s. 3d. from the Window Duty; 7908l. 9s. 8d. from Additional Impositions; 25l. 2s. 8½d. from the New Duty on Salt; 4233l. 12s. 8d. from the Continued Duty on Paper; 49,122l. 15s. 1½d. from New Customs; 7100l. from Duty on Marriages &c.: the said distribution and application to be as follows: viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 24th June inst.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid55622105592115486711
Third 4s. Aid4073720337997703635319
Fourth 4s. Aid91710113832244167143049
Second Quarterly Poll892751348816513413929
Three Fourths Customs213447159188447159332950
Salt and Glass17115000013857461662669523
Two Thirds Additional Excise16000000115554111124951111¾
Additional Impositions44517774427500006943131
Vellum and Parchment224114722510117349512
Marriages6480000057302000101073
Continued Impositions146181191461811922801
50177937442115116107826502
Ibid., p. 437.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 10l. per an. to Matthias Miller as Comptroller of Carlisle port. Ibid., p. 439.
Treasury warrant to same to pay 9l. 10s. 0d. to Ingleby Daniell for three quarters to 1700 June 24 as late searcher of Hull port. Ibid.
June 24.William Lowndes to Mr. Vanbrugh. What is due in the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office to Richard Poyke, late a Messenger of the Chamber, who is indebted to the Excise ? Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 357.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Wyley as a tidesman at Whitehaven port loco George Daniell deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 127.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Charles Fryth, Collector of Excise, shewing that in July 1697 he delivered into the Mint at Chester 1481 ounces of hammered money to be recoined and could never obtain the same again, which prevents him clearing his accounts with the King. Reference Book VII, p. 423.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Jasper English of lands parcel of the Honor of Hampton Court ut supra pp. 281–2.
Prefixing: Constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of the lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 74–5, 113.
Treasury commission to Samuell Frances as a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages loco Edward Davis superseded.
James Tregeare as the like loco Cha. Jones superseded.
Godman Atwood as the like. Ibid., p. 47.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lords Justices of Ireland to pay to the clothiers of the Regiments now appointed to embark for Holland (and which had two years' offreckonings assigned to them from the time of the clearing of their former clothing) so much as shall remain due to them for clothing the said Regiments at the time of the embarcation thereof for Holland in such manner and at such times as if the said Regiments had stayed in Ireland: the same to be hereby stopped out of the offreckonings of the said Regiments from the time of their coming on the English Establishment, see infra p. 317.
Appending: certificate by William Robinson, Deputy Receiver General of Ireland, of the moneys due to the said 12 Regiments to clear their respective contracts for clothing now ready and preparing for them from the 30th of this inst June.
£s.d.
Orkney's Regiment: clothing contract48121211
paid105416
remains due375716
Webb's Regiment: clothing contract2402184
paid162212
remains due7806
Stewart's Regiment: clothing contract242411
paid1729103
remains due6941010
Granvill's Regiment: clothing contract2402184
paid93311
remains due14696
Sir John Jacob's Regiment: cleared.
How's Regiment: clothing contract2217116
paid1657125
remains due557191
Stanley's Regiment: clothing contract4597173
paid4597173
Bridges' Regiment: clothing contract2444144
paid202771
remains due41773
Frederick Hamilton's Regiment:
clothing contract2447178
paid21720
remains due27517
Ingoldby's Regiment: clothing contract243115
paid184419
remains due5861511
Seymore's Regiment: clothing contract2534160
paid22621811¾
remains due27117
(total due 8813l. 16s. 7d.)
Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp. 127–9.
June 26.Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Nathaniell Molyneux for leave to assign his estate for 2000l. towards his debt of 3–4000l. to the King. Reference Book VII, p. 423.
Treasury commission to Samuell Atkinson, John Henley and Michael East as Commissioners for licensing Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen as by the Act of last session 12 and 13 Wm. III c. 11 granting Duties on Low Wines &c. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 89.
June 27.Royal warrant dated Hampton Court to the Attorney and Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Sir John Stanley Bart. of the office of one of the four Tellers of the Receipt loco Thomas Howard deceased. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 88.
Two royal sign manuals dated same for respectively 10,200l. and 5100l. to Henry Ferne for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated July 2 hereon.) (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) (Letters of direction dated July 14 for payment of these two sums by instalments, detailed, from 1 August next.) Ibid., p. 89. Money Book XV, p. 445. Order Book V, p. 286. Disposition Book XV, p. 293.
Same dated same for 670l. to Robert Harley Esq. 134 days Feb. 9 last to June 24 inst. on his allowance of 5l. a day as Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money warrant dated July 2 hereon.) (Money order dated July 11 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 89. Money Book XV, p. 449. Order Book V, p. 287. Disposition Book XV, p. 290.
Royal warrant dated same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to discharge to the Earl of Portland the plate supplied to him (as then Ambassador Extraordinary to France) out of the Jewel House by indenture dated 1697–8 Jan. 7 by Heneage Montague, then Master and Treasurer of the Jewels: being 1066 ounces of gilt plate and 5893 ounces of white plate. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 90–1.
Royal sign manual dated same for 500l. to Matthew Pryor as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated July 2 hereon.) (Money order dated July 9 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated July 22 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 91. Money Book XV, p. 449. Order Book V, p. 290. Disposition Book XV, p. 297.
Money order for 225l. to the Agents for Taxes for 1701 June 24 quarter's salaries. Order Book V, p. 282.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to forbear issuing process against Anthony Lowe and partners, late Contractors for the Duty on Fire hearths. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 75.
June 28.Royal warrant dated Hampton Court to the Lords Justices of Ireland to pay 1734l. 14s. 0d. to Col. John Tidcomb (out of the offreckonings of his Regiment due after March 25 next) in satisfaction of a debt due for clothing before said Regiment was placed on the Irish Establishment. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 131.
June 30.Privy seal dated Westminster for an ordinary of 40s. a day to Gregory King, Lancaster Herald and Deputy Garter King-at-Arms, who is appointed to accompany Charles, Earl of Macclesfield as Joint Commissioner with him for carrying the Garter and George and Garter Robes to the Elector of Brunswick Luneburg: hereon 300l. is to be advanced. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 98.
June 30.Privy seal dated Westminster for an ordinary for 1500l. for equipage and 100l. a week for ordinary to John, Earl of Marlborough as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Negotiations with the Emperor, the States General et al. for securing the Peace and Liberty of Europe. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 92.
Royal letters patent dated Westminster appointing Edward Southwell, Christopher Musgrave and James Vernon junr. as Commissioners of the Privy Seal: as amply &c. as Ford, Lord Tankerville deceased, or any other predecessor therein. Ibid., p. 258.
Privy seal dated Westminster to the Treasury to pay the abovesaid Southwell, Musgrave and Vernon 4l. a day in lieu of the ancient diet of 16 dishes of meat heretofore allowed to the Keeper of the Privy Seal: as from 1701 June 28. Ibid.