Warrants etc
July 1701, 1-15

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'Warrants etc: July 1701, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 16: 1700-1701 (1938), pp. 300-315. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83316 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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July 1701, 1-15

July 1.Royal warrant dated Hampton Court to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 547l. 10s. 0d. to Prince Charles of Wurtemberg for one year to 1697 Dec. 31 for his pay as one of the Brigadiers of our Forces. Ibid., p. 47.
Money warrant for 19,000l. to the Trustees for Exchequer Bills: as imprest, to be applied as the Treasury Lords shall direct, viz. to discharge premiums and other charges on the circulation of said Bills: to be satisfied out of the third of the late Aid to wit the 3s. Aid as by 12 and 13 Wm. III c. 10. (Money order dated July 2 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 441. Order Book V, p. 281.
Same for 240l. to Samuel Day late Lieut. Governor and Commander in Chief of the Bermudas for one year on his salary 1698 July 14 to 1699 July 14. (Money order dated July 2 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 442. Order Book V, p. 281.
Same for 60l. to George Feilding for half a year to 1700 June 24 as late a Page of Honour. (Money order dated June 28 [sic for July 2] hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 442. Order Book V, p. 279.
Treasury allowance of the Customs officers' salary bills for 1701 June 24 quarter viz. 6112l. 11s. 6d. for London port and 9843l. 8s. 3d. for the outports. Money Book XV, p. 442.
Money warrant for 20l. to Edward Lloyd, clerk, for his passage to the Leeward Islands whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated July 3 hereon.) Ibid., p. 443. Order Book V, p. 211.
Same for 2000l. to the Treasury Lords (Lord Godolphin, Sir Stephen Fox, Henry Boyle, Richard Hill and Thomas Pelham) for 1701 June 24 quarter's salaries. (Money order dated July 2 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 443. Order Book V, p. 280.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 37l. 10s. 0d. to Christopher Tilson for same quarter for making a particular account of the Customs &c. Money Book XV, p. 443.
July 1.Same to the Auditor of the Receipt, the Clerk of the Pells and other officers of the Receipt concerned to cancel all Exchequer Bills which are paid into the Receipt by way of loan on credit of the third part of the Aid 12–13 Wm. III c. 10 which Act authorised loans up to 466,666l. 13s. 4d. on the credit of the said third part: and further to pay (out of the money in specie which shall be lent on the said third part and next after 19,000l. shall be satisfied) 100,000l. to Lionell Herne as imprest for the purchasing of Exchequer Bills to be cancelled and discharged pursuant to the directions of the said Act: and further to cause a fair Book to be kept for recording all such Bills lent on credit of said third part or such as as shall be purchased by said Herne, distinguishing therein old Bills from the new Bills issued under the Act for renewing Bills of Credit [12 Wm. III, c. 1] and the Bills lent from those purchased: all in order to the better adjusting the account of the said Herne. Ibid., pp. 444–5.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to pay 238l. 10s. 6d. (out of the balance of the fine of 500l. set on Thomas Gribble and George Potter for uncustomed goods) for charges of prosecution and for rewards to Phillip Fenwick and John Miller as discoverers and to Joel Burford a tidesurveyor. Ibid., p. 449.
[?]Treasury allowance of the Stamp Office incidents bill, detailed, for one quarter to [1701] May 1: total 1261l. 15s. 2d. Ibid., p. 450.
July 1.The like of the Hackney Coach Office salary and incidents bills for 1701 June 24 quarter: totals respectively 207l. 10s. 0d. and 83l. 7s. 8d. Ibid., p. 453.
Money order for 20l. to Roger Millart for June 24 quarter's salary as clerk to the Agents for Taxes. Order Book V, p. 283.
Letter of direction for 2158l. 6s. 3½d. to Mr. Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint; out of money paid into the Exchequer by Mr. Fauquier for the balance due on the foot of the account of Mr. Neal, late Master and Worker of the Mint. Disposition Book XV, p. 285.
[?]Same for 2000l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service. Ibid.
July 1.William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to deliver to Sir Henry Sheres (for the use of the Commissioners for sale of Irish Forfeitures) 12 copies of the Acts for the last Land Tax 12 and 13 Wm. III c. 10 and for the Duties on Low Wines 12 and 13 Wm. III c. 11. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 355.
Same to Auditor Shales to state the accounts of Morgan Whitley as Receiver of Taxes for Co. Chester. (The like letter to Auditor Chetwynd to state said accounts for the countries within his audit.) Ibid., p. 357.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Acklam for a tidewaiter's place. Reference Book VII, p. 423.
July 1.Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Kent, collector of the Salt Duties at Middlewich in Cheshire, praying allowance of disbursements made by him as heretofore collector of the said Duties at Leamington [Lymington] in Co. Hants. Reference Book VII, p. 426.
Same to the Comptroller in the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office of the petition of the Yeomen of the Guard for allowance of riding charges to Newmarket, Windsor and other places: they being six years in arrear for same. Ibid.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant from the Lord Chamberlain to the Master of the Jewel House dated June 25 for the delivery of 5893 ounces of white plate and 1066 ounces of gilt plate to the Earl of Marlborough, Ambassador Extraordinary to the States of Holland, being "the allowance heretofore given on the like occasion." Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 75.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of Audley End Park and House in order to a re-conveyance of same to the Earl of Suffolk. Ibid., p. 76.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Philip Egerton, clerk, of the Hundred of Broxton Co. Chester at the several rents of 4l. and 3l. 6s. 8d. per an.
Prefixing: Auditor's particulars of the premises and Surveyor General's ratal thereof.
Appending: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Ibid., pp. 84–5, 116.
Same to same for a same to Joan Hollingshead widow of the common bakehouse of the town of Macclesfield ut suprap. 155.
Prefixing: Auditor's particular of the premises and Surveyor General's ratal thereof.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Ibid., pp. 87–8, 113.
July 2.Money warrant for 75l. to William Weckett and 5l. to John Farra for June 24 quarter's attendance &c. in the Treasury Office. (Money order dated ? July 9 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 227. Order Book V, p. 235.
Treasury allowance of the 1701 June 24 quarter's salary bill of the Stamp Office, not detailed: total 1437l. 10s. 0d. Money Book XV, p. 372.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to pay (out of the funds applicable to the payment of the 40,000l. appropriated in the last Sessions of Parliament [by 12 Wm. III c. 11] for the clothiers) 8500l. to Thomas Boucher in repayment of so much lent at the Exchequer on credit of the Exchequer in General to wit 6000l. on 12 July 1700 and 2500l. on 25 July 1700, which sum was issued to the Earl of Ranelagh towards the extraordinary expense of reducing the Troops in that year. Money Book XV, p. 445.
July 2.Treasury allowance of the Excise salary bill not detailed for 1701 June 24 quaster for the Excise Office: total 6082l. 10s. 0d. Ibid.
Money warrant for 500l. to Thomas, Visct. Dupplin heir of George, late Earl of Kinnoul, in part of arrears due on the pension to said Earl and his heirs granted by Charles II. Ibid., p. 446.
Same for 158l. 16s. 0d. to Edward Progers, Keeper of the Middle Park at Hampton Court, for hay for the deer and for taxes paid for the said Park to the parishes of Hampton and Teddington for the years 1698 and 1699. (Money order dated July 8 hereon.) Ibid., p. 446. Order Book V, p. 285. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 836l. 19s. 9d. to Sir William Gore or Sir Joseph Smart for the surplusage on their account as Sheriffs of London for the year ended 1699 Sept. 29. (Money order dated July 24 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 448. Order Book V, p. 295. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Same for 150l. to Emanuel Scroop How, Lieutenant and Keeper of the Forests of Alice Holt and Woolmer: to be paid over to the five underkeepers of said forest for one year's allowances to 1700 Sept. 29 according to the privy seal of March 31 last. (Money order dated July 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 448. Order Book V, p. 286. Disposition Book XV, p. 290.
Same for 50l. to Rudolph Kien for 1701 June 24 quarter's salary as Closet Keeper to the King. Money Book XV, p. 449.
Letter of direction for 10,000l. to the Treasurer of the Ordnance in part of 25,000l. appropriated [by 12 Wm. III c. 11] for land services of the Ordnance: to be paid in Exchequer Bills and a like sum to be at the same time issued to Mr. Lionell Herne in [ready] money on the order in his name for purchasing Exchequer Bills; [to be issued] out of loans on the third part of the 3s. Aid "to the intent the said Lionell Herne may immediately upon the issuing of the said Bills purchase the same to be cancelled according to the directions of the Act of Parliament 12–13 Wm. III c. 10." Disposition Book XV, pp. 285–6.
Same for 300l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service. Ibid., p. 286.
Same for 46,566l. 11s. 8d. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of loans on the two thirds of the last 3s. Aid 12–13 Wm. III c. 10: to be applied as follows
£s.d.
for clearings to the Troops in England, and the Regiment of Fuziliers in Jersey and Guernsey from Feb. 25 last to April 24 last142614
for the pay of the several Garrisons for same time23198
to clear the General Staff Officers from Dec. 25 to April 24 last938211
for pay of the Provost Marshal, General Firemaster &c. for same time14870
for the subsistence of the Troops in England from May 21 (to which time they are subsisted) to July 15 inst., being eight weeks at 3612l. 8s. 7d. per week2889988
(The above sum to be paid in Exchequer Bills and the like sum in [ready] money is to be issued for the cancellation thereof ut supra, pp. 301, 303.)
Disposition Book XV, pp. 286–7.
July 2.William Lowndes to Mr. Saunderson. What grounds had you for dismissing Mr. Sampson, deputy steward of his Majesty's Court of Kirton Co. Lincoln for 40 years ? Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 358.
Same to Mr. Clarke to prepare a [royal] warrant for paying Isaac Teale 24l. 5s. 0d. for a chest of medicines delivered in 1699 to Brigadier Selwyn's Regiment. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte for a state of the several revenues and Duties arising within the Colonies and Plantations in America to wit the yearly produce thereof; how the same is applied; how far accounted for and what continuance they have: together with your observations and remarks thereon. Ibid., p. 359. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 43.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed estimate [missing] for works to be done by Mr. Wise at the gardens and plantations at Hampton Court. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 359.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Peter Saunders a parcel of guineas and other gold seized at Bristol, having been put on board a ship for Ireland by the neglect and carelessness of his servant who had been directed to change them for pistoles in order to export, no bills of exchange being at that time to be got at Bristol for Ireland. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 130.
Treasury reference to the King's Remembrancer of the petition of Sir John Stanley proposing his securities, detailed, in 7000l. for his office of one of the four Tellers of the Receipt. Reference Book VII, p. 426.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of separate traders to the East Indies showing that they advanced part of the two millions [as by 9–10 Wm. III, c. 44] although not incorporated: therefore praying to be allowed the same methods and advantages in paying their Customs as both the Old and New East India Companies enjoy. Ibid., p. 427.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of a slip of ground on the east side of St. James's Park wall in order to a lease thereof to Mr. Matthew Prior.
Prefixing: said Surveyor General's report on Prior's petition for same. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 86–7.
July 2.Treasury warrant to [the Clerk of the Pipe] for records of surplusage to discharge the 4l. 2s. 11d. and 6l. 1s. 11d. surplusages due to Thomas Barrcroft [Bearcroft] Sheriff of Worcester [City] in 11 and 12 Wm. III: the same to be paid out of the like debit owing on the account of Edmund Morgan, sheriff of Monmouth in 11 Wm. III.
Prefixing: Pipe roll entries of said surplusages and debit. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 91.
July 3.Money warrant for 2800l. to John, Earl of Marlborough, 1500l. thereof for equipage and 1300l. for a quarter's ordinary in advance as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Hague. (Money order dated July 5 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 447. Order Book V, p. 284. Disposition Book XV, p. 287.
Same for 300l. to Simon de Brienne and Mary his wife for one year to 1699 Xmas on their fee or salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobekeeper at Kensington Palace. Money Book XV, p. 478.
Letter of direction for 94l. 11s. 8d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber: to be paid over to John Cox, servant to the Council Chamber, for two years' attendance on the Council and Committees of Council 1698–9 Feb. 7 to 1700–1 Feb. 7. Disposition Book XV, p. 288.
Money order for 100,000l. to Lionel Herne as imprest for purchasing and cancelling Exchequer Bills ut supra p. 301 as by the Act for the 3s. Aid 12–13 Wm. III c. 10. Order Book V, p. 282.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the Excise Commissioners' report on William Paine's petition concerning brandy seized. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 358.
Same to same to attend the Treasury on Friday on your memorial relating to some Regulations in the Searcher's office. Ibid.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed presentment [missing] of the Customs Commissioners concerning the enlarging the Custom House. Ibid., p. 359.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Dame Margaret Owen and Edward Ingleton gent concerning a concealment of Crown rents and arrears. Ibid., p. 362.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Michaell Pope, merchant and alderman of Bristol, indebted to the Crown in 1825l. 11s. 10d. on bonds, praying acceptance of Transport service debentures in settlement of said debt. Reference Book VII, p. 427.
Same to the Auditor for Co. Derby of the petition of Robert Gilliver Esq. who collected the Crown rents remaining unsold in said county last year; praying to be confirmed in said collection. Ibid., p. 428.
July 4.Money warrant for 500l. to Charles, Earl of Carlisle for half a year to Xmas last as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber. (Money order dated July 4 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 447. Order Book V, p. 284. Disposition Book XV, p. 284.
Letter of direction for 18,452l. to the Treasurer of the Navy out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid: to be applied to the paying of 13 ships now lying in harbour at Blackstokes, Chatham and Portsmouth "that so their men may be removed into other ships in want [of men] that are bound on service": to be issued in Exchequer Bills and the like sum to be issued to Lionell Herne in money for cancellation of said Bills. Disposition Book XV, p. 288.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Eleazer Minte, engineer, for payment of 380l. 10s. 0d. due to him on several warrants. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 359.
Same to Lord Halifax to report on the enclosed petition and bills [all missing] of the several tradesmen employed in repairing the Receipt of the Exchequer, amounting to £608 2s. 0d. Ibid., p. 360.
J. Taylour (in the absence of Mr. Lowndes) to Sir Tho. Southwell to assist Mr. Knap, the bearer hereof, in making discovery of considerable sums of which the King is like to be defrauded in Ireland. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to lay (a) infra before the King and acquaint him that 400l. has been paid to each Regiment upon account of subsisting the recruits in question.
Appending: (a) Lord Cutts's memorial to the Treasury. It has been declared that for supplying the deficiency of the levy money the King would allow the Regiments full subsistence for the additional men from June 1st providing one half of them are raised by July 15 and the remaining half by Aug. 15. But the Government of Ireland has detained the recruiting officers till their men were embarked and this has caused some delay in the levies here; and the colonels cannot carry on the levies with the money already received, great part of which has gone to subsist the officers and in other extraordinary expenses. Therefore praying more money. Ibid., p. 361.
William Lowndes to Mr. Ryley to estimate for the repairing the canal in St. James's Park as per the enclosed letter [missing] from Mr. Rowe. Ibid., p. 362.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint to report on the enclosed report [missing] from the Excise Commissioners on the petition of Charles Fryth supra p. 297, concerning some hammered money delivered into the Mint at Chester to be recoined. Ibid., p. 465.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ George Bromfeild as a land surveyor London port loco Moses Lowman deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 129.
July 4.Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Ralph Jackson, collector of Excise in Co. Herts. praying allowance of defalcations on his account as such. Reference Book VII, p. 427.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis Burdett, landwaiter London port, for leave to surrender to Joseph Renshawe.
of the petition of Henry Ferne for an allowance for the eight clerks he is obliged to employ by reason of the increase of his business [as Customs Cashier]. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to stop proceedings against William Sinckler and John Campbell, sureties of Robert Seaton, late Agent to Col. Hamilton's Regiment. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 90.
The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieut. of Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Edward Progers for a pension of 400l. per an. for 14 years in lieu of a pension to the like amount granted him by Charles II and of a grant of 500l. per an. for life as a Groom of the Bedchamber. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 130.
July 5.Royal letters patent appointing Sir Thomas Trevor Kt. (a Serjeantat-Law) to be a Justice of Common Pleas. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 88.
Same appointing Edward Northey of the Middle Temple to be Attorney General. Ibid., p. 99.
July 7.Money order for 5l. to John Broadhurst for last June 24 quarter's allowance as Porter at the Exchequer Gate. Order Book V, p. 284.
July 8.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to pay 3698l. 1s. 4d. to the Bank of England out of the overplus moneys in the Exchequer amounting in all to 11,633l. 7s. 3d. on funds which have fully discharged their appropriations viz. 5752l. 12s. 2½d. of the Civil List funds to 1700 Dec. 31; 597l. 8s. 0d. of Plantation Duties for one year to 1701 March 31; and 5283l. 7s. 0½d. of the 25 per cent. Duty on French goods for the same time: the present payment to be to make good the deficiency of the Bank of England fund for the year ended 1700 June 1. Money Book XV, p. 451.
Money warrant for 20l. to Gilbert Wharton, clerk, for his passage to Barbados whither he is going Chaplain. (Money order dated July 11.) Ibid., p. 458. Order Book V, p. 211.
Letter of direction for 10,057l. 6s. 10d. to the Earl of Ranelagh in part of 41,000l. for half pay now due to Disbanded Officers for 1700 Sept. 30 to Dec. 24 following: to be issued in Exchequer Bills and the like amount to be issued in money to Lionell Herne for cancellation of said Bills. Disposition Book XV, p. 289.
J. Taylour (in the absence of William Lowndes) to Henry Baker to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Reginald Chevery. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 362.
July 8.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to permit Sir Thomas Abney and Henry Kelsey his partner to amend their entry of certain East India goods bought by them from the East India Company and shipped out by certificate in order to debenture, the damage allowed at importation not having been taken off in the certificate: they being led into that mistake by an officer of the East India Company. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 129.
July 9.William Lowndes to Mr. Clarke to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lieut. John Brisbane and Lieut. William Ackie of Col. Buchan's late Regiment of Foot praying to be inserted in the list of half pay. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 360.
July 10.Same to Mr. Borret to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from the late Bishop of St. Davids. Ibid., p. 362.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Caleb Powel to be appointed Receiver General of the 3s. Aid for Cos. Brecon and Radnor. Ibid., p. 364.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Richard Tregeare for the place of Collector of the Continued Duties on Marriages &c. for Co. Cornwall. (Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer dated July 18 for taking his security.)
the like for George Howells (Howell) as same for Co. Monmouth: (Warrant dated August 6.) (Commission dated Aug. 21.)
the like for Leonard Child and John Nuthall as same for Surrey and Southwark loco Thomas Doyly. (Commission dated 1st August.) Reference Book VII, p. 428. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 8, 10, 114.
July 11.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 15l. 3s. 4d. to John Thorowkettle, Messenger of the Chamber, for June 24 quarter's attendance on the Customs.
Together with: Treasury allowance of the like amount to him for same quarter's attendance on the Treasury. Money Book XV, p. 379.
Money warrants for 50l. to Thomas Rymer and 25l. to Nahum Tate for 1701 June 24 quarter's salaries as respectively Historiographer Royal and Poet Laureate. Ibid., p. 380.
Same for 250l. to Nathaniel Booth, Surveyor of Greenwax in the Court of Exchequer, for one year's salary to 1699 March 25. Money Book XV, p. 452.
Same for 4000l. to the Commissioners for Trade (Earl of Stamford, Lord Lexinton, Sir Phillip Meadows, William Blathwayte, John Pollexfen, Abraham Hill and George Stepney and to John Locke late one of them) for half-a-year's salary to 1700 Lady day. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Ibid., p. 452. Order Book V, p. 291.
July 11.Same for 545l. to William Popple senr. for half a year to 1700 Sept. 29 as Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade: viz. for himself and clerks. (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 452. Order Book V, p. 291.
Same for 467l. to the Warden and Lieut. of Waltham Forest for two years (viz. the year ended 1694 Lady day and the year ended 1700 Michaelmas) on the respective fees &c., detailed, to the Chief Ranger and to the Keepers of the Walks of Chapel Henault, Waltham Stow, Leighton, Woodford, Loughton and Lamburne, New Lodge, Chingford and of Walwood and Homefright Woods. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 454. Order Book V, p. 301. Disposition Book XV, p. 290.
Same for 2700l. to Sir Joseph Williamson for 27 weeks 1698–9 Jan. 9 to 1699 July 17 (being the day of his return) on his ordinary as late Ambassador in Holland. (Money order dated July 16 hereon.)
910l. to Philibert D' Hervart for half a year 1699 Sept. 16 to 1699–1700 March 16 on his ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Swiss Cantons and 146l. 10s. 0d. in part of 293l. for one bill of extras 1698 March 25 to 1699 March 25. (Money orders ut supra.)
182l. to Hugh Gregg for six months 1699 Sept. 24 to March 24 following on his ordinary as Resident at the Court of Denmark: and 273l. for a bill of extraordinaries 1699 April 1 to Oct. 1. (Money orders ut supra.)
910l. to Paul Methuen for six months 1699 Sept. 9 to March 9 following on his ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Portugal: and 149l. for a bill of extraordinaries from 1698–9 March 9 to 1699 Sept. 9. (Money orders ut supra.)
182l. to Phillip Plantamour for six months 1700 Aug. 7 to 1700–1 Feb. 5 on his ordinary as remaining at the Court of Berlin for his Majesty's service: and 224l. 3s. 0d. for a bill of extraordinaries 1700 July 18 to Jan. 18 following. (Money orders ut supra.)
500l. to Sir Lambert Blackwell for six months 1699 July 23 to Jan. 23 following on his ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Duke of Tuscany: and 200l. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698 Oct. 4 to April 4 following. (Money orders ut supra.)
318l. to Robert Sutton, late Secretary at the Court of Vienna for two bills of extraordinaries 1699 Aug. 1 to Feb. 1 following. (Money order ut supra.)
300l. to Robert Cole for six months to 1700 Aug. 10 on his salary as Agent and Consul at Algiers. (Money order ut supra.)
95l. to Benj. Lodington for 1700 Sept. 29 quarter on his salary as Agent and Consul General at Tripoli and 95l. to Nathaniell Lodington for 1700 June 24 quarter on his salary as late same. (Money orders ut supra.)
546l. to the executors of Sir Paul Ricaut for six months 1699 Sept. 17 to March 17 following on his ordinary as Resident with the Hanse Towns: and 80l. for a bill of extraordinaries 1698–9 Jan. 1 to July 1 following. (Money orders ut supra.)
(Letter of direction dated July 22 for the above sums and for 728l. to Mr. Robinson Envoy in Sweden; which latter sum may be the item of May 3 last supra p. 260.) Money Book XV, pp. 455–6. Order Book XV, pp. 292–3. Disposition Book XV, p. 299.
July 11.Money warrant for 75l. to Charles Gifford for 1692 June 24 quarter on his pension. Money Book XV, p. 457.
Letter of direction for 40,000l. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid: to be applied to wages: to be issued in Exchequer Bills and the like sum in money to be issued to Lionell Herne for cancellation of said Bills. Disposition Book XV, p. 289.
£s.d.
Same for the following [out of Civil List moneys]: viz.
to the Earl of Bath for St. James's Park ut supra p. 196582123
10 Serjeants-at-arms on their salaries1003150
Serjeant Charnock, half-a-year more5039
Mr. Bellamy for the City Impost [on Wines for the Corporation of London] for two years ut supra, p. 277201120
Mr. Nicholas, the late Queen's Treasurer, for Mr. Bertie200
to the Paymaster of the Works for Mr. Davids a statuary100
Ibid., p. 290.
Same for 3000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid: to be for offreckonings to the 12 Battalions [sent] for the assistance of the States General. Ibid., p. 291.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners. My Lords grant a month's leave to Mr. Peregrine Bertie, one of the five undersearchers of London port. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 362.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to procure the King's signature to the following warrants:
for 400l. a year to Mrs. Puissar out of the revenue of Ireland.
for 500l. to the Paymaster General, Ireland for shipping horses belonging to the Battalions sent from Ireland to Holland.
for 3000l. to the Earl of Rochester for equipage.
for 100l. a year to Lord Roscommon from June 24 last.
for 400l. a year to Mr. Knightley and 200l. per an. to his daughter.
for 730l. per an. to Major General Stuart.
for 1168l. 7s. 0d. to the Ordnance for a Marching Train.
for 1000l. to Mr. Van Homrigh and 1230l. to Lieut. Col. Handasyde for sending Brigadier Selwyn's Regiment to Jamaica.
for 200l. to the Earl of Oxford as royal bounty.
for 469l. each to Mr. Rochfort and Mr. Brodrick and 524l. to Sergt. Neave.
to discharge Nicholas Greene from a fine for provisions carried into France.
to authorise Benjamin Waterhouse and Christopher Smelt to administer to Sir John Wildman.
for 1,000,000l. to the Navy.
for 200l. to Capt. De La Vale for his voyage to Morocco.
for the clothing of the 12 Battalions to be paid out of offreckonings. Ibid., p. 363.
July 11.Same to same to submit to the King the two enclosed warrants [missing] for 600l. and 138l. 1s. 6d. to Lord Fairfax on his pension on the Army Establishment: and likewise a petition of Mr. George Barrett, late Town Major of Hull, for six years' arrears of his allowance of 4s. a day. Ibid., p. 364.
Same to the Farmers of the Royal Oak Lottery. Send me an account how far you have paid your rent; or process will issue against you. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to permit Nathaniell French merchant to amend an entry of (156 pieces of calico) goods purchased from the Old East India Company and short entered, he having entered the computation of lengths which he received from the said Company. (Like warrant to the Attorney General for a noli prosequi.) Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 131.
Same to same to employ William Broad as tidesman and boatman at Bideford loco George Thomas deceased.
Samuell Lowman as collector at Newcastle in Pennsylvania loco Francis Birchfield who relinquished the employment.
Henry Brooke as collector at Lewis [Lewisburg] in Pennsylvania loco Samuell Lowman preferred. Ibid., pp. 125, 126.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Knight concerning the judgment against him for 67l. 16s. 0d. "for brandy coming to his hands." Reference Book VII, p. 428.
Same to Henry Shales of the petition of the inhabitants of Fotherington [Fotheringhay] praying that Sam Whitforth may be appointed schoolmaster there loco Thomas Bennet resigned. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Done of the petition of Henry Ballowe and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for joining of tallies in the Exchequer Court, for their fees of 137l. 19s. 0d. on 1,379,460l. 11s. 7d. paid into the Receipt by the Customs Cashier between 11 March 1699–1700 and 25 Dec. 1700, and 4s. 6d. for the like fees on 2266l. 2s. 0d. arrears of Subsidy and Tonnage and Poundage paid in by the executors of Mr. Hutchinson, late Customs Cashier. Ibid., p. 429.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to allow to Rawlin Mallock son of Roger Mallock deceased, late a collector of Excise, the sum of 564l. lost by him by a robbery. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 92.
Same to the Barons of the Exchequer to discharge the fine of 500 marks set on Thomas Oldfield late of St. Margaret's Westminster April 30 last for raceing [erasing or altering] a tally of 100l.; he being poor and in danger of his life by his confinement in Newgate. Ibid.
Same to Charles Bertie, Samuel Travers, James Herbert and Richard Powis to make and execute a lease to Dr. Thomas Blomer of the improvements in the forest of Gillingham Co. Dorset granted to them 1696 as trustees for the Duke of Leeds June 16. Ibid., p. 93.
July 11.Treasury warrant to the Lord Chief Baron to swear Sir John Stanley into office as one of the four Tellers of the Receipt loco Thomas Howard deceased. (Followed by: warrant to the King's Remembrancer for taking said Stanley's securities: and Treasury approval of Lionel Herne as his deputy and first clerk in his office.) Warrants not Reating to Money XVII, pp. 93, 94, 95.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to charge Lord Coningsby with 500l. which we have ordered to be paid to him by the Earl of Ranelagh for the charge of transporting horses for the battalions which are ordered for Holland: and further to proceed to finish the Barracks for the Horse but to leave those for the Foot; all in accordance with your letter of June 14 last. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 132.
July 12.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Hugh Loyd as a boatman and tidesman at Swansea loco Richard Gunter deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 127.
July 14.Money warrant for 100,000l. to Lionell Herne as imprest for purchasing Exchequer Bills for cancellation pursuant to the late Act 12–13 Wm. III, c. 10 for an Aid. (Money order dated July 14 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 457. Order Book V, p. 286.
Same for 100l. to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury for one year to 1698 Xmas on his salary as late a Principal Secretary of State. Money Book XV, p. 457.
Same for 462l. 10s. 0d. to James Vernon and Sir Charles Hedges for 1711 June 24 quarter's salaries as Secretaries of State. (Money orders dated July 16 hereon.) Ibid., p. 457. Order Book V, p. 261. Disposition Book XV, p. 292.
Same for 36l. 13s. 4d. to the clerks in the Office of the Pipe for Michaelmas 1692 to Michaelmas 1700 on an ancient fee of 9l. 3s. 4d. payable at Easter in every second year. Money Book XV, p. 460. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Letter of direction for 400l. to Mr. Hening for the Privy Purse over and above the 600l. per week formerly directed. Disposition Book XV, p. 291.
Same for 1200l. to the Master of the Horse for the next three weeks on the [his] 400l. a week "taking care that the weekly payments for those three weeks be not issued [and so] to avoid double payment." Ibid., p. 292.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay to Mr. Champante all moneys received or to be received for the four Companies at New York. Ibid., p. 293.
Same to Mr. Lucy for an account of the money received by you for the sede vacante temporalities of the bishopric of St. Davids. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 364.
July 14.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Charles Farewell as a landwaiter London port: half his salary to go to the superannuation of 40l. per an. for Edmund Allen.
Henry Wilkinson (surveyor of Stockton) to be surveyor of Scarborough loco William Scriven, dismissed for fraudulent practices.
Richard Sheldon (surveyor of York) to be surveyor of Stockton loco said Wilkinson.
Ralph Young to be surveyor of York loco said Sheldon.
Edmond Stokesley as coastwaiter at Hull loco Thomas Ogle.
Thomas Ogle as landwaiter at Stockton loco Edmond Stokesley.
Richard Trotter as collector of Scarborough loco William Ford.
Ralph Porter as waiter and searcher at Bridlington locoPeter Warner.
Bartram Ward as landwaiter at Scarborough lcoo Ralph Porter.
James How as waiter and searcher at Whitby loco Bartram Ward.
Thomas Lawson as collector of Stockton loco William Douthwaite.
George Macy as collector of Whitby loco Thomas Lawson. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 132.
William Lowndes to John Povey Esq. to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Benjamin Fletcher, late Governor of New York, praying that his bond of 10,000l. entered into by direction of the late Lord Bellomont (for his accompting for the public money) may be delivered up and cancelled. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 55.
July 15.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue (out of loans on credit of the first part of 3700l. per week out of certain parts of the Excise for five years as by the Act 12 Wm. III, c. 12 of last Session to wit for appropriations as by the Act for Low Wines) the following sums as appropriated by the said Act being for interest on several Deficient Funds: viz.
37,788l. 1s. 0d. to Robert Crompton, Paymaster of Malt Tickets in the Exchequer, for seven quarters' interest to 1699 Lady day on unsatisfied Malt Tickets.
38,847l. 18s. 5d. to unsatisfied lenders on the first 3s. Aid, for one year's interest.
1232l. to unsatisfied lenders on the Duties on Vellom, Parchment and Paper, for one year's interest.
18,381l. 12s. 0d. to unsatisfied lenders on the third Quarterly Poll, for one year's interest.
1738l. 0s. 7d. to unsatisfied lenders on the third 3s. Aid, for one year's interest.
52,966l. to unsatisfied lenders on the Duties on Leather for 18 months' interest. Money Book XV, p. 458–9.
Money warrant for 50l. to Mahaleel Windham for himself and the other seven Doorkeepers attending the House of Peers, for their attendance in the last Sessions of this Parliament. (Money order dated July 16 hereon.) Ibid., p. 459. Order Book V, p. 290.
Same for 40,000l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works; as imprest for the Works. (Money order dated July 17 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 459. Order Book V, p. 289.
July 15.Money warrant for 40l. to John Taylor for one year to 1699 Dec. 1 on his salary as Keeper of his Majesty's water engine at Windsor: this warrant to be first entered with William Roberts, Paymaster of the Works at Windsor by whom the said salary was lately payable. (Money order dated July 17 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 459. Order Book V, p. 290.
Same for 212l. 4s. 4d. to Richard Parlett Read for an overpayment on his account as sheriff for Cos. Cambridge and Huntingdon for the year ended 1700 Sept. 29. (Money order dated Oct. 3 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 482. Order Book V, p. 314. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Letter of direction for 400l. to the Paymaster of the Works: to be paid to Monsieur Verrio for painting at Hampton Court: by four monthly instalments. Disposition Book XV, p. 291.
Same for 750l. to Secretary Vernon and 500l. to Secretary Hedges for Secret Service. Ibid., p. 292.
Same for 100l. to the Paymaster of the Works to be paid to Monsieur Legard in part of 360l. "for nine pictures of Andrew Montague [Andrea Mantegna]." Ibid.
William Lowndes to Mr. Clarke to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John de la Croix, late an officer in Col. Collombine's Regiment of Foot, for half pay from its disbandment. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 365.
Same to the Navy Commissioners for a more exact account concerning the heads to which are placed the issues to the Navy Treasurer out of the funds for this year. In particular is the 75,000l. which has been issued for the Yards to be placed entirely to the head of Wear and Tear? Ibid.
Same to the Governor &c. of the Bank of England. The public service requires that the money of the last part of the 3700l. a week be furnished by 40,000l. a month or 10,000l. a week from next Monday. My Lords desire you to come to a resolution to furnish [lend] so much as is not already lent on the last 420,000l. [to be borrowed on the Act 12 Wm. III c. 12] by such monthly or weekly proportions. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Mr. Bretton, the Customer of Dover is to attend my Lords this day week. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to procure the King's signature to warrants for 6l. a man in Ireland for remounting the Regiments of Ecklin and Cuningham and for two Troops to be added to Cuningham's Regiment.
and for 155l. 10s. 0d. for medicaments for the Regiments ordered to the West Indies.
and for granting to Sir Roger Mostyn the office of Constable of Flint, &c. Ibid., p. 366.
July 15.Same to same to lay before the King the enclosed letter [missing] from the Duchess of Southampton concerning the Duke of Southampton's pension of 3000l. per an. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh for an account to what uses the remainder of the 40,000l. appropriated [by 12 Wm. III c. 11] to debts to clothiers in the year ended 1700 Dec. 24 is to be applied, in view of the payment of 9019l. 15s. 1d. to Mr. Bouchier. Ibid., p. 367.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Nathaniel Senior for a reward, he having been the first discoverer of that notorious trade of importing French wine from St. Sebastian in 1699. Reference Book VII, p. 427.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant to Francis Young of the office of bailiff of the town or lordship of Rye Co. Sussex.
Prefixing: Surveyor General's report on said Young's petition for same.
Appending: Attorney General's opinion and certificate of the assent of the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 96.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of 2½ acres (remainder of 6½ acres) of ground near the Blockhouse at Gravesend in order to a lease thereof to Edward Jones.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on said Jones's petition for same. Ibid., pp. 97–8.
Same to same for a same of Audley End House and Park in order to a re-grant thereof to the Earl of Suffolk.
Appending: the Earl of Suffolk's memorial: the Attorney General's report thereon: the Solicitor General's report thereon: note of the royal warrant of 1666 May 16 and the Treasury warrant of 1669 June 8 for a particular; a particular of the premises dated 1691–2 Feb. 4: an account of repairs at Audley End. Ibid., p. 101–106.
The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to report on the enclosed proposal [missing] of Edward Corker concerning the collecting of arrears of rent of the private estate of the late King James in Ireland. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 132.