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'Warrants etc: July 1701, 16-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 16: 1700-1701 (1938), pp. 315-334. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83317 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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July 1701, 16-31

July 16.Money warrant for 200l. to Sir Robert Killigrew for half a year to 1701 Lady day on his pension. (Money order dated July 17 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 460. Order Book V, p. 289. Disposition Book XV, p. 295.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Postmasters General to pay Charles Osborne Esq. his annuity or pension of 200l. from Lady day last as by the patent of June 21 last: during pleasure. Money Book XV, p. 460.
July 16.Money warrant for 111l. 14s. 8d. to the King's Remembrance in the Exchequer for two years to 1690 Xmas on his ancient fee or salary. Money Book XV, p. 496.
Letter of disposition for 3200l. as follows viz.
£
to 11 Judges of England for last Trinity term2750
to 11 Masters in Chancery for same term275
to the Judges of Chester for same term175
Disposition Book XV, p. 294.
William Lowndes to Mr. Clarke to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Samuell Pittman, late a Captain in Col. Farrington's Regiment and now Governor of Hurst Castle, praying continuance of his half pay notwithstanding his having the said government. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 366.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh for an account of moneys received by you for half pay since the conclusion of the Peace: and a list of all half pay Officers as they now stand. Ibid., p. 367.
Same to Mr. Joddrell for copies of all the lists of half pay which have been reported in the House of Commons: and copies of all Votes about half pay in the several Sessions since the Peace. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Taylor for a state of the account of the Receiver of the Duchy of Cornwall. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Burchett for a valuation to be made of all unappraised prizes taken in the last war and delivered to the Navy Commissioners for the King's service. Ibid.
Same to William Borret to pay 66l. 11s. 6d. to Edward Randolph as the balance of 96l. 11s. 6d. expended on the Bill lately depending in Parliament for uniting [to the Crown] the Government of several Colonies and Plantations in America. Ibid., p. 368.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ George Isaacson as a landwaiter London port loco Michael Whittell deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 130.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William Clayton concerning his surety for his brother Andrew Clayton a collector of Excise. Reference Book VII, p. 429.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to allow to William Jennings on his account as late collector of Excise in Co. Gloucester the sums of 60l., 97l. and 25l. for bills not met and losses. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 95.
July 17.Privy seal dated Westminster for 3l. a day to Alexander Stanhope (Envoy Extraordinary to the States General) for his ordinary as Plenipotentiary for the Negotiations with the States General &c. for Mutual Safety. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 94.
July 17.Treasury allowance of the Post Office incidents bill detailed for last June 24 quarter: (total 679l. 6s. 8d.: including payments to John Parker, Consul at Corona [Coruña]; to Robert Jenkinson for bringing the King's letters from Hampton Court; to Mr. Neale Loring for convex lights; for 5653 and 9213 ship letters at a penny per letter.) Money Book XV, p. 483.
Money order for 250l. to Nathaniel Booth, Surveyor of the Greenwax in the Court of Exchequer, for one year's salary to 1699 Lady day. Order Book V, p. 297.
Letter of direction for 13,000l. to the Navy Treasurer out of the overplus of the funds appropriated by the Land Tax of 11 Wm. III c. 2: the said sum consisting of seven items detailed: and to be placed to the head of Wages and applied to the Chest at Chatham for one year due thereon to 1700 Lady day. Disposition Book XV, p. 294.
July 18/29.Royal sign manual, dated at the Hague, for 1,000,000l. to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy, as imprest for the Navy and Victualling. (Money warrant dated Aug. 7 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 95. Money Book XV, p. 474. Order Book V, p. 305.
Royal warrant, dated same, to Sir John Cook Kt. Dr. of Laws, King's Advocate General and Thomas Smith Esq. King's Procurator General for grant of letters of administration to Benjamin Waterhouse and Christopher Smelt to the goods and chattels of Sir John Wildman Kt. late Postmaster General who died intestate: all by reason that the bonds which he took from the several Deputy Postmasters of England and Ireland cannot be put in suit for want of an administration, and that the actions taken by virtue of the letters of administration granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury 1699–1700 Feb. 1 to John Avent remain unsatisfied by reason of Avent's death. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 96.
Same dated same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay to Lord Coningsby, Paymaster of the Forces, Ireland, the equivalent in Irish moneys of the sums directed by royal warrant of June 24 last supra p. 297 to the clothiers of the Forces there: the total which will be due to the Regiments from there which have been ordered into Holland being 8813l. 16s. 7d. to clear their respective contracts for clothing now ready and preparing for them from June 30 last: the payments as hereby are to be made out of deductions as in the said warrant of June 24 last. Ibid., p. 97.
Royal sign manual dated same for 200l. to Aubery, Earl of Oxford as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated August 1 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 5 hereon.) Ibid., p. 98. Money Book XV, p. 459. Order Book V, p. 298. Disposition Book XV, p. 306.
Same dated same for 200l. to Capt. George Delaval: without account: for the expenses of a voyage which he is to undertake by the King's command to the Emperor of Morocco about the redemption of English captives there. (Money warrant dated August 6 hereon.) (Money order dated August 5 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 100. Money Book XV, p. 469. Order Book V, p. 298. Disposition Book XV, p. 306.
July 18/29.Royal warrant dated at the Hague to the Lords Justices of Ireland to pay 3000l. to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, as royal bounty for his equipage and transportation thither. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 132.
Same to same to insert on the Irish Establishment the annuities of 400l. for Thomas Knightley and 200l. for Katherine Knightley his daughter for her maintenance and education from June 24 last during pleasure: being a re-establishment of annuities formerly granted. Ibid., p. 133.
Same to same to insert on the Civil List of Ireland an annuity or yearly pension of 400l. to Katherine Puissar as from Lady day last during pleasure: in consideration of the services of her late husband. Ibid., p. 134.
Same to same to release Nicholas Green of Cork and to discharge him and his sureties from all offences relating to his ship James which was freighted on the King's account with provisions and was carried to France without his knowledge: he being a firm Protestant and as soon as our Forces were landed in 1690 in Cork harbour he joined them and guided them over that part of the sea which encompassed the East Marsh adjoining the city, whereupon the Garrison immediately capitulated; and further he brought in several proclaimed traitors and Tories who suffered punishment for their crimes: and further he was acquitted of the charge of high treason for the carrying of the said provisions into France. Ibid., pp. 135–6.
Same to same to pay 469l. each to Robert Rochfort, Attorney General of Ireland, and Alan Brodrick, Solicitor General of Ireland, and 524l. to William Neave a Sergeant at Law Ireland; remaining due as in full of 702l. each for attending the Court of Claims concerning claimants under the Articles of Limerick and Galway. Ibid., p. 136.
Same to same to pay 1000l. to Bartholomew Van Homrigh to pay for provisions &c. for transporting the Regiment late of Sir Henry Belasyse and now of Brigadier General William Selwyn from Ireland to Jamaica: and 1230l. to Lieut. Col. Handasyde of the said Regiment for its subsistence and pay growing due from the day of its embarcation. Ibid., p. 138.
Same to same to insert on the Civil List of Ireland a pension of 100l. per an. from June 24 last during pleasure to Robert, Earl of Roscommon for the support of his family. Ibid., p. 139.
Same dated at our Court at the Hague to same to insert on the Military Establishment of Ireland an annuity or yearly pension of 730l. as from Jan. 1 last to Major Gen. William Stuart in consideration of good services. Ibid., p. 126.
July 18.Money warrant for 621l. 2s. 11d. to William Popple for a bill of incidents, detailed, as Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade. (Money order dated July 19 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 461, Order Book V, p. 290.
July 18.Letter of direction for 524l. 19s. 4d. to the Office of Ordnance: out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid: to be for so much due for building a new platform and other works at Chester Castle in 1689. (William Lowndes to the Master of the Ordnance to so apply same.) Disposition Book XV, pp. 295, 297.
Same for 27,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of same: to be placed to the head of wages and applied to the paying off of the several Companies of his Majesty's ships Anglesey, Hastings, Lizard and Katherine, storeships, on their arrival in harbour. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Paymaster of the Works to apply the 100l. per week (directed ut supra p. 232) for items as follows: viz. 75l. a week until payment of 1426l. 4s. 4d. to Mr. Wise for alterations in the Privy Garden at Hampton Court; and 25l. a week to Mr. Aldersey until payment of 400l. upon account of the expense of bringing the water more plentifully to Hampton Court. Ibid., p. 296.
Letter of direction for 7224l. 13s. 2d. to Richard, Earl of Ranelagh out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid: and to be for two weeks' subsistence to the 29th inst. for the Forces in England, Jersey and Guernsey. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report the best methods to help the defects in the Searchers' Office in reference to the exportation of certificated goods. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 367.
Same to Mr. Fox and Lord Coningsby to pay into the Exchequer forthwith the 1221l. 17s. 10¼d. standing on the foot of your account declared 1700 Sept. 29 as Joint Paymasters of the Forces Ireland. Ibid., p. 368.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint to attend the Trial of the Pix on Wednesday Aug. 6 next at the house of the Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer, Westminster. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed account [missing] of Henry Baker of disbursements 1699 Sept. 29 to 1700 Sept. 29 as Treasury Solicitor. Ibid., p. 369.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay a moiety of 52l. 5s. 6d. to Richard Cock, tidesurveyor at Falmouth, and George Stedson, Commander of the Customs sloop [? there] as reward for seizing said sum of English money shipped for transportation. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 133.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Sir Thomas Cooke for allowance of 1440l. 2s. 2d. for drawback on pepper. Reference Book VII, p. 429.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Ellis concerning his debt of 1200l. to the Crown, for which he lies in gaol. Ibid.
July 18.Treasury reference to the King's Remembrancer of the petition of Lady Diana Howard, widow of Thomas Howard late one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer, shewing that the 116,505l. 8s. 10¾d. of cash remaining in her late husband's office is paid over to Lord Fitzharding's office: therefore praying a discharge of her husband's security. Reference Book VII, p. 429.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Richards, Receiver of Taxes for Co. Herts., for transfer (from the Duties on Marriages to the Duties on Houses and to the third 4s. Aid and to the fourth 4s. Aid respectively) of an overpayment of 1452l. 10s. 6d. by him made on account of Marriages, Births &c. Ibid.
July 19/30.Royal warrant dated "at our Court at the Hague" to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Sir Roger Mostyn bart. of the office of Constable of Flint Castle with the fee of 10l. per an.; and the office of Keeper of the Gaol of the Castle of Flint with the fee of 6l. 1s. 8d. per an.; and the office of Comptroller of the Records within the Counties of Chester and Flint and Comptroller of the Pleas, Fines and Amerciaments of North Wales in the County of Carmarthen. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 95.
July 19.Money warrant for 201l. 8s. 0d. to John Anstis and Joseph Taylor, Attorney at law, who were nominated by the Committee of the House of Commons to draw up the articles of impeachment against William, Earl of Portland and the other impeached Lords, viz. to be agents for preparing matters for the Committee in the prosecution of the said impeachments: being for a bill of their charges in the said service. (Money order dated July 19 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 461. Order Book V, p. 291. Disposition Book XV, p. 298.
Same for 60l. to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster for half a year to June 24 last on the annuity for the French ministers in the Savoy. Money Book XV, p. 461.
July 19/30.Royal warrant dated "at our Court at the Hague" to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to pay 6l. per man for remounting the 2 Regiments of Ecklin and Cuningham and for the 2 Companies to be added to said Cuningham's Regiment, including the money in the hands of the Paymaster General arisen by the sale of the horses of said 2 Regiments when they were unmounted: it being the King's intention that they be remounted. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 137.
Same to same to pay 155l. 10s. 0d. for medicaments for the Regiments which are to be sent from Ireland to the West Indies. Ibid., p. 138.
July 22.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 67,609l. 1s. 5d. to Deficient Funds as follow, the said sum being the income between June 24 last and the 22nd inst. from branches of the revenue as follows viz. 24,476l. 8s. 10d. from the Window Act; 4476l. 16s. 0½d. from Additional Impositions; 97l. 9s. 9½d. from the new Duty on Salt; 3263l. 19s. 10d. from the Duty on Paper Continued; 29,100l. 9s. 8d. from New Customs; 6193l. 17s. 3d. from the Duty on Marriages: the said distribution and application to be as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by the Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 22nd July 1701.The Distribution and application hereby directed.
First 4s. Aid55622105587115474990
Third 4s. Aid40737203376977035488176
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011382224416712356181
Second Quarterly Poll89275134881651341202179
Three Fourths Customs2134471591854471592875194
Salt and Glass171150000136574616623060105
Two Thirds Additional Excise160000001135541111215516
Additional Impositions4451777442750000599852
Vellum and Parchment2241147224601173019139
Marriages648000005678200087311
Continued Impositions14618119146181191969129
50177937437695116106760915
Money Book XV, p. 462.
July 22.Letter of direction for 10,000l. to Richard, Earl of Ranelagh, out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid: to be for the subsistence of the Forces sent to Holland for the assistance of the States General: and makes 27,000l. issued for same. Disposition Bill XV, p. 296.
Same for 81,275l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of funds of this year appropriated to the public service: to be applied as follows viz.
£
for Nath. [Gold] and John Gold, merchants for their fifth payment on their contract for importing hemp5000
for half a year's wages to the Yards to 1700 Xmas76275
same to be issued in Exchequer Bills and the like sum to be issued [in ready money] to Lionell Herne for cancelling same. Ibid., p. 299.
William Lowndes to Mr. Charles Shales to prosecute the passing of the accounts of several moneys imprested to John Shales, your late father as Commissary General of Provisions. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 360.
Same to Lady Falkland. The accounts to 1682 Oct. 1 of your late husband as Treasurer of the Navy were delivered to the Auditors about three years since and sent back to the Navy Commissioners for adjustment of the voluntary charge but are not yet returned to the Auditors nor are the later accounts yet perfected. Please take effectual care herein as their passing was intended when the King at your request discharged part of the said Lord's estate about five years since. Ibid, p. 368.
Same to the Agents for Taxes. On your certificate of arrears of taxes standing out since the King's accession my Lords decide as follows viz.
(1) Mr. Mollyneux late Receiver for Co. Lancs. is not to be prosecuted so long as he makes his monthly payments.
(2) No process against John Mason, late same for Cambridge and Ely, if he pay by Michaelmas term next.
(3) Process against Mr. Cobb late same for Southampton if he do not pay by same date.
(4) Process on Mr. Spendelow late same for Stafford.
(5) If Mris. Williamson pay in 3044l. 4s. 11d. within 28 days my Lords will pay her 1500l. out of other money in part of her husband's rewards: if not, process to issue.
As to the supers in your list you are to prepare letters to the Assessment Commissioners. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 369.
July 22.William Lowndes to the Earl of Bradford for a satisfactory answer by Friday to the requests to you to hasten the payments of arrears of taxes [on the Household] within your receipt. Ibid.
Same to the Master of the Great Wardrobe to provide furniture, detailed, for the Earl of Rochester's Chapel in Ireland. Ibid., p. 370.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to prepare umbrellos for the windows of the Treasury Office next to St. James's Park. Ibid.
Same to Sir Joseph Jekyll and Sir Salathiell Lovell to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] from Mr. Midleton of the Middle Temple for a new lease of the Pre and Post Fines in Cos. Denbigh and Montgomery. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Rochford to prosecute the passing of your accounts as late Master of the Robes.
Earl of Torrington the like as late same.
Earl of Albemarle the like as late same.
Earl of Feversham the like for 250l. imprested to him for buying of horses.
Earl of Montague the like for his accounts since 1697 Sept. 29 as Master of the Great Wardrobe.
Earl of Romney, as late Master of the Robes.
Lord Edward Russell for his accounts from 1698 Lady day as Treasurer of the Chamber.
Excise Commissioners for the Salt Duty accounts from 1696 May 17.
Mr. Fox and Lord Coningsby for accounts from 31 Dec. 1697 as Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland.
Sir Tho. Littleton and partners for their accounts from 1673 Dec. 31 as Victuallers of the Navy.
Earl of Ranelagh for his accounts subsequent to 1692 March 31 as Paymaster of the Forces and to give Mr. Vander Esch a power of attorney to receive 3000l. for the use of Mr. Schuylenburgh in order to the passing the account prior to that date.
Mr. Nicholas for his accounts from 1699 Jan. 24 as Paymaster of the late Queen's servants.
The executors of Sir Leonard Robinson as late Receiver of Taxes for London.
Mr. Holt as Comptroller General of Customs from 1697 Sept. 29.
Mr. Henning for the accounts of the Gardens from 1696 Lady day.
Mr. Hower (Hewer) as Treasurer of Tangier.
Mr. Tollet as Secretary to the Commissioners of Accounts.
Mr. Pepys as Treasurer of Tangier.
Mr. Riley for the making enclosures in New Forest.
Mr. Roberts for buying of lands at Windsor.
Mr. Crompton as Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets from 1698 Dec. 25.
Mr. Taylor as Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets.
Sir John Stanley as Warden of the Mint.
Mr. Lloyd as Paymaster of the Works.
Mr. Overton as late Warden of the Mint.
Dr. Newton as late same. Ibid., pp. 371–3, 376–7, 378.
July 22.William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests to make up for declaration Lord Godolphin's accounts as late Master and Gentleman of the Robes for three quarters of a year, which have been long delivered in to you. Ibid., p. 377.
Treasury reference to the Comptroller of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office of the petition of Richard Fransum, servant to Thomas Neale, late Groom Porter to the King, praying payment of 44l. 2s. 6d. for goods furnished by him for Hampton Court Palace and for the house for the entertainment of the Savoy Ambassador. Reference Book VII, p. 430.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of James La Vaine praying remission of the King's share of a fine of 500l. imposed on him for importing French alamodes. Ibid.
July 23.Money warrant for 200l. to Elienora (Franklin now), wife of Charles May in full of what remains due for one year to 1699 Sept. 29 as formerly a Maid of Honour to the late Queen; her 2,000l. marriage portion having been paid by Edward Nicholas on the 23 Dec. 1699 at which time there remained due the said 200l. for one year to 1699 Sept. 29. (Money order dated July 24 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 463. Order Book V, p. 295. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 150l. to William (Samuell) Attwood for half a year to June 24 last on his salary as Chief Justice for the Province of New York. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 463. Order Book V, p. 300. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 75l. to Sampson Shelton Broughton for half a year to same date as Attorney General for the Province of New York. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 463. Order Book V, p. 299. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 250l. to Sir Thomas Trevor (appointed Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas by a patent of the 5th inst.) for the whole allowance of Lord Chief Justice of said Court for Trinity term last: with dormant warrant for 1000l. per an. for his fee or salary as such thenceforward. Money Book XV, p. 465. Disposition Book XV, p. 302.
July 23.Money warrant for 100l. to the Mayor &c. of Berwick on Tweed for one year to 1700 Sept. 29 on the allowance for repairing the bridge over the Tweed. Money Book XV, p. 465. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Letter of direction for 54l. 13s. 9d. to the Paymaster of the Works: to be for Col. Roger Kirkby, Governor of Chester Castle, for repairs there. Disposition Book XV, p. 298.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. Edward Foxe and his officers. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 370.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Hughes as tidesman at Whitehaven loco Morgan Williams deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 132.
Same to same to employ John Phillips as deputy Customer and Collector at Llanelly Co. Carmarthen loco his uncle James Phillips. Ibid, p. 133.
Treasury reference to the Auditor for Co. Derby of the petition of Robert Gilliver proposing his sureties detailed as Receiver of Crown Revenues for said County. Reference Book VII, p. 430.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to make forth process against the persons set in super in the accounts of Charles Fox and Thomas Lord Coningsby, late Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland, which were declared 1700 Sept. 28. Warrants not Relating to Money, p. 106.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Matthew Prior of a piece of land outside the wall of St. James's Park ut supra p. 304.
Prefixing: particular of the premises and Surveyor General's ratal.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Ibid., pp. 107, 113.
Treasury letters patent constituting Robert Gilliver as Receiver of Crown Land Revenue for Co. Derby loco William Chambers gent, hereby discharged. (Treasury warrant dated July 29 to Auditor Henry Shales to take said Gilliver's securities for his said office.) Ibid., p. 108.
July 23, 29, 30.Treasury commission to William Bodley as a Surveyor of the Duties on House and on Marriages.
Walter Jones as the like.
William Durham as the like.
Richard Atherton as the like.
Maurice Howell as the like. (This commission was lost and another signed 30 Sept. 1701.) Ibid., p. 47.
July 24.Money warrant for 200l. to the Clerks of the Privy Council for half a year to Lady day 1700 on their 400l. per an. for attending business relating to the commission of Trade. (Money order dated July 27 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 464. Order Book V, p. 297.
July 24.Same for 390l. to the under officers of the House of Commons for pains and service in the last session viz. 100l. to Culverwell Needler, clerk assistant attending the House; 200l. to John Hookes, George Coles, James Courthop, and Hickes Burrough, four under clerks attending the House; 60l. to Samuell Powell, Sergeant at arms attending the House, to be distributed among the messengers and doorkeepers; 30l. to Ann Ryall, housekeeper to the said House. (Money order dated July 26 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 464. Order Book V, p. 296.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to allow 44l. 2s. 9¾d. to Bennet Martin in his account as late collector of Excise Cos. Leicester and Rutland; being money of which he was robbed 15 March 1698–9. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 175.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of a tenement by the Hermitage Stairs at Wapping in order to a lease thereof to Theodore Salter and Mary his wife; having been formerly bought by Mary Clarke an alien and sold by her to Peregrine Clark father of said Mary.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on the petition for said lease. Ibid., pp. 121b–122.
July 25.Same to the Customs Cashier to pay 80l. 12s. 4d. to the Officers of the Pipe as follows for one year to June 24 last on their fees payable out of the Customs viz.: 63l. 2s. 0d. to Robert, Lord Russell, Clerk of the Pipe; 5l. 15s. 0d. to John Pottinger as Comptroller of the Pipe; 11l. 15s. 4d. to Henry Ballow and John Smith as Deputy Chamberlains in the Exchequer. Money Book XV, p. 463.
Money warrant for 1372l. 10s. 0d. to Thomas Felton and the executors of William Chiffinch for one year to 1700 Xmas on their several fees as Master of the Hawks. Ibid., p. 465. Disposition Book XV, p. 294.
Same for 3000l. to William Smith, Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, for half a year to 1700 June 24 for said Band. (Money order dated July 30 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 465. Order Book V, p. 297.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to pay 4566l. 9s. 9d. (out of the 20060l. issued for the Sick and Wounded) to Richard Povey, Receiver of Sick and Wounded: to be applied as follows
£s.d.
for the West India [sick and wounded] debt (in part of 2634l. 14s. 2d.)8784
for the Mediterranean [sick and wounded] debt (in part of 3808l. 2s. 10¼d.)12697
for transport of prisoners (in part of 3033l. 4s. 10d.)10111
for apothecaries, hospitals and trusses (in further part of 5775l. 14s. 7d.; on which 813l. 1s. 11¼d. is already paid)1112211¾
for stationery wares (in part of 392l. 13s. 6d.)1301710
for office rent and incidents to 29 Sept. 1700164150
£456699
Disposition Book XV, p. 300.
July 25.Letter of direction for 4000l. to Mr. Stratford in further part of 20,000l. for cloth to be sent to Sweden. Disposition Book XV, p. 300.
Same for 18650l. 10s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh (out of loans on the Duties on Low Wines 17000l. and out of the 25 per cent. Duty on French Goods 1650l. 10s. 4d) towards discharging debts incurred by reason of the extraordinary expense of the Guards and Garrisons in the year ended 1700 Dec. 25 in further part of 40,000l. appropriated [by 12 Wm. III, c. 11] for that service: to wit
£s.d.
to clear the 2 Regiments of Horse, one of Dragoons and 3 Companies of Fuziliers removed or broken in the year 1700 viz.: from 1700 April 25 to the times of their being removed or broken147971
to clear the offreckonings of the several Troops and Regiments to 1700 Dec. 241717133
to be issued in Exchequer Bills, which are to be exchanged [encashed] by Lionell Herne out of loans on the one third of the 3s. Aid. Ibid., p. 301.
Same for 5174l. 4s. 11d. to the Navy out of moneys appropriated for the public service of this year: to be for the Victualling Commissioners and to be applied as follows viz:
£
for the purchase money of the Hartshorne Brewery5000
for the 6 per cent. interest thereon from Dec. 25 last174411
Ibid., p. 302.
William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to procure the King's signature to the following royal warrants, viz.
the Establishment for Ireland.
a warrant to discharge the Earl of Pembroke's plate.
ditto for the Earl of Jersey's plate.
for acknowledging satisfaction of Reginald Chevery's fine of 500 marks for a riot in 1695.
ditto for the judgment of 219l. 12s. 0d. on William Pope for transporting 6 packs of wool.
to authorise the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to pay 22568l. 1s. 11½d. for completing the Barracks in Ireland.
and for the King's pleasure as to the Duke of Bolton's application to be restored to his 1200l. per an. as Lord Chamberlain to the late Queen.
likewise on Mr. Progers' petition for a pension of 400l. a year in Ireland for 14 years. Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 373–4, 374. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 132.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the Customs Commissioners' report [missing] on the petitions of divers persons not incorporated [in the East India Company but] who have the right of trading to the East Indies, praying to be allowed the same methods and advantages in paying their customs as the Old and New East India Conpanies do enjoy. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 374.
July 25.Same to Mr. Blathwayt. There is no room to place your allowance of 1000l. per an. on to the Army Poundage. After allowing 12,000l. per an. thereout to the Hospital at Chelsea there is not enough to pay the Earl of Ranelagh's salary. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed paper [missing] of reasons why the King's Household are so much in arrear on their taxes. Ibid., p. 375.
Same to the Earl of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe, to prepare rich liveries detailed for the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland viz. for 6 Trumpeters; 1 Kettle drummer; rich coats embroidered for Ulster [King of Arms], Athlone [Pursuivant] and 3 Pursuivants; 2 Canopies of State; high stools, foot stools and cushions for the Presence Chamber and ditto for the Dining Room [in Dublin Castle]. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Samuel Waples (Whaples) for a landwaiter's place London port loco Benjamin Gauden, superannuated. Ibid.
Same to same. My Lords do not think fit at present to prosecute the person of Mark Wildbore, late collector of Harwich port. Ibid., p. 379.
Same to the Lord Chamberlain enclosing a copy [missing] of the Treasury minutes agreed upon relating to the Messengers, in order to the making of a new Establishment for the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Buller for a new lease of 4 tenements in the manor of Bucklawren Co. Cornwall, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, viz. one in Treverry [Treveria], one in Bucklorne, and two in Bodigga [Bodiga]. Reference Book VII, p. 430.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Eliz. Chaplin, for allowance of 603l. 12s. 0d. for her late husband's Robert Chaplin's extraordinary charges as Receiver for Co. Suffolk. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Capt. Thomas Bryan concerning his Excise bonds, he having become insolvent through losses at sea. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to issue only such part of the 1168l. 7s. 0d. (warranted by the King for a Marching Train of 22 guns in Ireland) as is requisite for 10 field pieces and 2 spare carriages, which is all that is necessary at present. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 133.
Same to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir Lambert Blackwell concerning a grant to his late father of 1000l. per an. out of forfeited estates in Ireland as reprisal for some lands taken away from him in August 1660. Ibid., p. 134.
July 28.Money order for 50l. to Sir Salathiel Lovell for 1701 Trinity 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.
July 29.Money warrant for 200l. to William Borrett: upon account for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated July 31 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 464. Order Book V, p. 255.
Same for 410l. 18s. 0d. to the officers and clerks of the Tally Court: for levying and striking, without fees, the tallies of loans and annuities from 1699 Sept. 29 to 1701 April 20. (Money order dated July 25 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 466. Order Book V, p. 297.
Same for 100l. to the Mayor &c. of Lyme Regis for one year to 1700 June 24 on the annuity for repairing the "Cobb" pier. (Money order dated Aug. 27 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 467. Order Book V, p. 311.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the renewal of a lost annuity order on the Excise No. 1659 in the name of John Hook et al. Order Book V, p. 241.
Letter of direction for 608l. 2s. 0d. to the Paymaster of the Works for the late repairs in the several offices of the Four Tellers and other offices of the Receipt. Disposition Book XV, p. 302.
William Lowndes to Mr. Povey to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Oliver Hill concerning a discovery pretended to by him. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 378. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 53.
Same to Auditor Done to prepare a state from the enclosed book [missing] containing one year's account of the money arising by grants of licences to hawkers and pedlars to 1699 June 24. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 378.
Same to Mr. Crompton for a certificate what is wanted to complete the 66th payment of the Malt [Lottery] tickets. Ibid., p. 379.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to obtain the King's signature to the warrant for granting back Audley End to the Earl of Suffolk. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland concerning rewards to discoverers of undisposed lands in Kerry and elsewhere in Ireland. Ibid., p. 380.
The Treasury Lords to the Assessment Commissioners for Co. Warwick to get in the arrears of 606l. 0s. 7½d. standing out for your county on the three Aids of 9, 10, and 11 Wm. III [9 Wm. III, c. 10, 10 Wm. III, c. 10 and 11 Wm. III, c. 2] as directed by the Act for the present Aid [of 3s. per £ by 12–13 Wm. III, c. 10]. Ibid., pp. 381–2.
July 29.The like letters to the like Commissioners for the counties and arrears as follows:—
Deficiency.
Co. Surrey70l. 16s. 4d. and 197l. 15s. 8d. for the 9th and 10th year.
Stafford173l. 12s. 7d. for the 11th year.
Norfolk234l. 14s. 1½d. for 10th year and 161l. 13s. 9¾d. for 11th year.
Derby56l. 17s. 3d., 10th year and 28l. 15s. 6d. 11th year.
Somerset674l. 16s. 3d. 9th year; 311l. 15s. 3d. 10th year.
Exeter291l. 3s. 7d. 9th year; 360l. 6s. 9d. 10th year; 205l. 14s. 6¾d. 11th year.
Merioneth155l. 18s. 8½d. 10th year.
Cumberland104l. 2s. 9d. 9th year.
Durham205l. 0s. 6¾d. 10th year.
Lancs.116l. 3s. 11½d. 9th year.
Lincoln1310l. 9s. 4½d. 9th year.
Bristol5l. 17s. 2¼d. 10th year.
Carnarvon5l. 4s. 2d. 10th year.
Denbigh414l. 13s. 4d. 10th year.
Salop101l. 14s. 3½d. 10th year; 204l. 11s. 4d. 11th year.
Kent364l. 9s. 9½d. 9th year; 154l. 14s. 11d. 10th year.
Canterbury29l. 17s. 4d. 10th year.
Nottingham114l. 12s. 2d. 10th year; 75l. 5s. 3d. 11th year.
Grays Inn70l. 10th year.
Newcastle183l. 6s. 4d. 10th year.
Herts.49l. 9s. 0d. 9th year; 7l. 13s. 0d. 10th year.
Worcester1162l. 10s. 2¼d. 9th year; 4l. 11s. 4d. 10th year.
London361l. 8s. 7d. 9th year; 287l. 13s. 6d. 10th year.
Bucks.718l. 5s. 11d. 10th year; 501l. 19s. 7¾d. 11th year.
Inner Temple38l. 12s. 6d. 10th year.
Devon597l. 4s. 7½d. 10th year; 13l. 2s. 4½d. 11th year; 214l. 10s. 0d. on the parish of Stoke Damerel 9th year; 20l. 5s. 0d. on the parish of Shobrooke 9th year; 3l. 15s. 0d. on the parish of Haccombe Without, 9th year.
Suffolk548l. 5s. 10d. 9th year; 75l. 11s. 5d. 10th year; 67l. 18s. 5d. 11th year.
Flint20l. 10th year.
Chester County155l. 18s. 11¼d. 10th year.
Montgomery100l. 5s. 10½d. 10th year.
Leicester Co.703l. 10s. 0d. 9th year; 2l. 10th year.
Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 381–2.
July 29.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export, Customs free and unopened, to Dublin of the goods and equipage of the Earl of Rochester, who is going as Lord Lieutenant. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 129.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Charles Saule setting forth the great prejudice the King receives in Cos. Westmorland and Cumberland by the tax on windows being assessed by way of a poor rate without having any regard to the number of windows in every house and that the present surveyor takes bribes from constable to constable not to survey their number of windows. Reference Book VII, p. 430a.
Same to Mr. Ryley of the petition of the inhabitants of Clewer, Co. Berks, shewing that there is an ancient churchway and also a common causeway in the said parish towards the repair of which there has been allowed timber out of Windsor Forest: therefore praying 30 loads of rough timber for the present repair of same. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the proposal of William Killegrew about collecting the window tax in and about Whitehall. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Kath. Fleatham for delivery of her late husband's Customs bonds; as she is unable to pay same. Ibid.
Same to Sir John Stanley of the petition of the [King's] housekeeper at Westminster for an allowance of 6s. 8d. a day in lieu of bill money. Ibid., p. 431.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Cha. Leighton for employment in the Customs. Ibid.
Same to Hen. Shales of the petition of John Digby, Receiver General of Crown Revenues in Cos. Worcester, Salop, Stafford and Hereford, shewing that he has delivered in his accounts and vouchers from 1689 Aug. 26 the date of his constitution as Receiver to 1698 Sept. but the Auditor cannot declare same by reason no accounts of the said revenue have been delivered in since the reign of Charles I. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of the inhabitants of St. Mary's York praying the dismissal of Benj. Norcliffe from his place of steward of the Courts of the dissolved Monastery of St. Mary's, he being very troublesome to them. (Same to same of the petition of Thomas Adams, barrister at law, for the said office.) Ibid., p. 435.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to forbear process against Thomas and Richard Cobb late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Southampton. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 108.
Same to same for process ad computandum against accountants as follow who are in default for not passing their accounts.
Appending: schedule of said accountants 37 in all.
The executors of Anthony Sturt and partners for their accounts as Commissioners of the Victualling from 1 Jan. 1683–4 to 25 Nov. 1689 which are not brought to the Auditors.
Phillip Papillion late Cashier for the Victualling to pass his account for that service for the year ended 1697 Dec. 31 (which he has delivered in to the Auditor) and for his subsequent accounts.
Richard Povey, Treasurer for Sick and Wounded Seamen, to pass his accounts for that service for 6 years ended 31 Dec. 1696 (which he has delivered in to the Auditor) and for his subsequent accounts.
The executors of Phillip Packer for his account as Paymaster of the Works from 31 March 1684 to 24 Dec. 1686 the time of his death.
Thomas Neale deceased, Charles (now Sir Charles) Duncomb and James Hoare, late Commissioners for Coining Farthings: for their account from Lady day 1687 to Michaelmas 1688.
James Hoare deceased, Andrew Corbett and — Povey for their accounts as late Commissioners for Coining Farthings from 10 July 1691 to Midsummer 1694.
John Knight late Customs Cashier, for his account of the late Tonnage Duty on ships and vessels which expired the 17th May, 1696.
Sir Phillip Lloyd deceased, late Warden of the Mint, for his account to Michaelmas 1686.
The Commissioners for licensing Hawkers and Pedlars for their accounts from 25 June 1698.
Andrew Hudleston, the late Receiver of Duties on Births, Marriages and Burials for Cos. Westmorland and Cumberland: for 2 years' accounts to Lady day 1697.
Nicholas Baker, late Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Worcester: for his account to Lady day 1698.
John Russell, Humphrey Mosely, John Ellis, Receivers of the same Duties for Co. Norfolk: for their accounts since Lady day 1699.
George Hosier, Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Salop: for his accounts since Lady day 1699.
William Kent, Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Lancaster: for his account since Lady day 1699.
John Child, Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Wilts.: for his account since Lady day 1699.
Thomas Doyley, Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Monmouth: for his account since Lady day 1699.
Thomas Doyley, Receiver of same Duties for Co. Surrey: for his account since Lady day 1699.
Thomas Richards, late Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Hertford: for his account for 2 years ended at Lady day 1697.
Richard and John Woolaston, the present Receivers there: for their accounts of the same Duties since Lady day 1697.
John Andrews, late Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Warwick: for his accounts since Lady day 1697.
[Richard] Tregeare, Receiver of the same Duties for Co. Cornwall: for his account since Lady day 1699.
John Jervace Esq. for 3141l. 17s. 11½d. imprested to him for the use of the President and Council of the Marches of Wales.
Dr. Benjamin Worseley for 400l. imprested to him for the Council of Trade and Plantations.
John, late Earl of Rochester for 100l. imprested to him for repairing the lodge at Woodstock Park.
Thomas Watson Esq. for 5000l. imprested to him for the use of the King's Stables.
John Baines Esq. deceased for 15,685l. 14s. 10d. imprested to him for the pay of the Barbados Regiment under the command of Sir Tobias Bridges.
Henry Griffith Esq. for 9988l. 19s. 4d. imprested to him for the use of the King's Stables.
Col. Farr for 400l. imprested to him for fortifications at Landguard Fort.
Sir Nicho Armorer for 500l. imprested to him for buying of horses for his present Majesty when Prince of Orange.
Francis Pointz for 1000l. imprested to him for making of hangings.
Arthur Hewett for money imprested to him as late Surveyor of the Stables at Windsor.
The late Earl of St. Albans for 400l. imprested to him for repairing the fortifications at Jersey.
John Ramsey Esq. for 400l. imprested to him for soliciting of law suits.
Robert Squibb junr. deceased for money imprested to him for Redemption of [English] Captives [in Barbary].
Col. Thomas Hill for 1000l. imprested to him for two Companies of Foot in the Leeward Islands anno 1689.
James Herbert for 1150l. imprested to him for buying the ship called the Margaret prize.
Sir Richard Gwyn for his accounts as late Treasurer of his Majesty's Chamber.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 111–2.
July 30.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 138l. 3s. 5d. to Henry Ballowe and John Smith [Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer] for their allowance of 2s. per 1000l. on 1381726l. 13s. 7d. of Customs moneys paid into the Exchequer from 1699–1700 March 11 (the time Mr. Henry Ferme became Customs Cashier) to 1700 Dec. 25. Money Book XV, p. 466.
Money warrant for 2391l. 5s. 1d. to Edward Brewster and Gilliam Hills for printing Acts of Parliament &c. for the years ended 1700 Sept. 29. (Money order dated Aug. 5 hereon.) Ibid. p. 467, 510. Order Book V, p. 303. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 96l. 13s. 4d. to Jo[h]n Cook, Clerk of Foreign Estreats, for one year to 1700 Lady day on his several annual fees of 20l., 10l., 33l. 6s. 8d., 26l. 13s. 4d. and 26l. 13s. 4d. (Money order dated Aug. 6 for 53l. 6s. 8d. for part of said fees.) Money Book XV, p. 467. Order Book V, p. 299. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
July 30.Same for one year to Xmas last to the patent officers of the Ordnance Office viz.
175l. 18s. 4d. to the Earl of Romney, Master General of the Ordnance.
66l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Henry Goodricke as Lieut. General of the Ordnance.
36l. 10s. 0d. each to John Charlton as Surveyor of ditto and Christopher Musgrave as Clerk of ditto.
40l. to Harry Mordaunt as Treasurer of ditto.
18l. 5s. 0d. to James Lowther as Clerk of Deliveries.
15l. 4s. 2d. to Thomas Gardner as Keeper of the small arms.
36l. 10s. 0d. to Col. Geo. Browne, as Master Gunner of England.
120l. to John Fitch as Work Master. Money Book XV, p. 471.
Letter of direction for 10l. to Gideon Royer for writing, flourishing and embellishing as also guilding and adorning a letter sent from his Majesty to the Emperor of Morocco. Disposition Book XV, p. 298.
Same for 500l. to William Smith, Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners; for the Duke of St. Albans for half a year to 1708 June 24 on his salary as Captain of the said Band. Ibid., p. 303.
Same for 17900l. 9s. 9d. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of loans on the on the first part of the 3700l. a week out of the Excise: to be applied as follows as part of 300,000l. for the Guards and Garrisons for 1701: to wit:
for clearings to the four Companies at New York from 25 Dec. 1700 to 24 April 1701675167
for 2 weeks' subsistence to the 12 August next to the Troops in England, Jersey and Guernsey7224132
for half pay to disbanded officers in part of 41000l. appropriated for that service10000
Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to hasten the collection of the arrears on the Subsidy Act [6 Wm. III, c. 1], which ended at Xmas 1699. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 378.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Francis Negus about damage done by the wind in the [Royal] Mews [at Charing Cross]. Ibid., p. 380.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to take care that the King be at no further charge for works and repairs at Audley End: also to state the amount due to Mr. Verrio for "work done." Ibid., p. 384.
Treasury reference to Hen. Baker of the petition of John Birch for the proclamation reward of 100l. for discovering the wool exporters who killed Harding a Customs officer about May 1700. Reference Book VII, p. 437.
July 30.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Cole for the place of deputy warehousekeeper London port on the surrender of Phillip Percivall his near kinsman. Reference Book VII, p. 430a.
Same to Hen. Baker of the petition of Edward Anderson and Edward Edwards (Edward) for payment of 52l. 16s. 4d. for their charges in obtaining verdicts against Charles Selby and William Alder for carrying wool out of Northumberland into Scotland. Ibid., pp. 430, 430a.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to non pros the information against Ralph Cockle, chapman, for French silks coming to his hands, because of his great poverty. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 99.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to forbear process ad computandum against the executors of Robert Squibb for Redemption of Captives moneys. Ibid. p. 109.
July 31.William Lowndes to Mr. Vanbrugh to make out a debenture for the charges of Mr. Chaplain (one of the King's Gentlemen Ushers) for his riding charges in Holland. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 388.