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'Warrants etc: August 1701, 1-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 16: 1700-1701 (1938), pp. 334-354. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83318 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Aug. 1/12.Royal warrant dated "at our court at Dieren" to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to grant and release to Edward, Earl of Jersey the plate which was delivered to him out of the Jewel House by indenture dated 1697 April 12 as then an Ambassador and Plenipotentiary for the Peace, being 5701 ounces of white plate and 1192 ounces of gilt plate. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 101–2.
Same dated same to same for a same for discharge for the Earl of Pembroke's plate delivered to him 1697 April 10 as a same; being 5543½ ounces of white plate and 1316 ounces of gilt plate. Ibid., pp. 102–3.
Same dated same to the Attorney General to enter satisfaction on the record of the judgment of a fine of 500 marks against Reginald Chevery in June 1695 for a riot in Drury Lane for which he has remained a close prisoner in Newgate for 6 years under the greatest hardships of want and sickness. Ibid., p. 103.
August 1.Money warrant for 50l. to Richard Le Bass gent for half a year to 1699 Xmas on his salary as Marshal of the Ceremonies. Money Book XV, p. 261.
Same for 50l. to Sir Charles Cottrell, Master of the Ceremonies, for half a year to 1699 Xmas on his annuity in lieu of bills. (Money order dated Sept. 16 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 453. Order Book V, p. 308.
Same for 100l. to same for salary for same time. Money Book XV, p. 453.
August 1.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue (out of the loans on the 3700l. per week of the Excise) 4433l. 11s. 3½d. to Robert Crompton, which sum (together with 6270l. 13s. 8½d. of Malt Duty moneys remaining in the Exchequer and 1211l. 3s. 4d. already in his hands) is to be applied to complete the 10,000l. principal money (and 1560l. 8s. 4d. of interest thereon to 31 July last and 355l. of benefits attending the same) for the 66th payment on the Malt Lottery tickets, all in accordance with the Low Wines Act of last session 12 Wm. III, c. 11. Money Book XV, p. 468.
Money warrant for 30,000l. to Edward Nicholas as imprest for allowances to the servants &c. of the late Queen. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Ibid., p. 469. Order Book V, p. 300.
Same for 300l. to Gregory King, Lancaster Herald and Deputy Garter King at Arms, for 150 days' advance on his ordinary as Joint Commissioner with the Earl of Macclesfield for carrying the George and Garter to the Earl of Brunswick Luneburg. (Money order dated Aug. 5 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 469. Order Book V, p. 296. Disposition Book XV, p. 306.
Same for 185l. 10s. 7½d. to the officers detailed, of Windsor Forest for one year to June 24 last on their several allowances. (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 470. Order Book V, p. 319.
Treasury order to the Receipt to innovate 2 lost orders on the Duties on wines, vinegar and tobacco, being Nos. 4283 and 4285 for 100l. each in the name of William Hodgkinson: said loss being sworn to by John Miller, gent. Order Book V, p. 304.
Letter of direction for 300l. to William Lowndes for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 298.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest 10708l. 10s. 6d. to Colonels as follows to clear the 4 Marine Regiments viz.
£s.d.
to Col. William Seymour's late Regiment (whereof due to the clothiers 1583l. 19s. 6d.)3105137
to the late Regiment of Col. Edward Dutton Colt deceased (of which 1259l. 5s. 4d. for clothes and accoutrements)319291
to Col. Harry Mordaunt's late Regiment151108
to Col. Thomas Brudenell's late Regiment139927
also due to the clothiers of his Regiment1500410
Towards the said sum 4844l. 14s. 11¾d. is hereby to be paid out of a detailed list of tallies in the hands of the Earl of Orford, late Treasurer of the Navy. Disposition Book XV, pp. 304–5.
Same to Lord Coningsby to pay as follows out of the balance remaining due to the King from you on your last declared account as Paymaster of the Forces Ireland viz.
£s.d.
of Lord Lifford's late disbanded Regiment of Foot.
to Lieut. Joseph Ternac de St. Eugene11173
to Capt. Carellet8776
to Lieut. Villeneuf104128
to Lieut. Peter Carles48411½
to Lieut. Duponces770
to Lieut. Paul de Gualy9922
to Francis de Sales, chirurgeon483
to Lewis Rocher de Parris1140
to Ensign Falgas759
of the Col. Belcastell's late disbanded Regiment of Foot.
to Ensign Trestbois528
to Capt. Lewis Pettit54610
to Major Marck Anthony Moncall123134
to Capt. Benj. des Marchais1410
of Col. La Melonier's late disbanded Regiment of Foot
to Ensign Brissac656
to Mr. Euverte Saurency by assignment from Capt. Villeneuf20545
£1109010¼
Disposition Book XV, p. 305.
August 1.Letter of direction for 21109l. 2s. 4d. to the Navy Treasurer for the Victualling Commissioners for the course of payments in their Office: 20000l. hereof out of loans on the two thirds of the 3s. Aid; and 1109l. 2s. 4d. out of loans by said Treasurer on the same fund: the said total to be issued in Exchequer Bills which are to be exchanged [encashed] by Mr. Lionell Herne out of moneys in the Exchequer of loans on the one third of the said Aid. Ibid., p. 315.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to send to Col. Codrington, Governor of the Leeward Islands, copies of the last muster rolls of Col. Norton's Independent Company there. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 380.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte. On Col. Codrington's arrival he mustered the above Col. Norton's Company and found it to consist of only 25 miserable old decrepit fellows in rags, not able to stand under their arms, some [of them] 30 years in service and few less than 12 or 15 and that Col. Norton had mustered several of his own servants and other people that did no duty. Please acquaint the King herewith and with my Lords' opinion that when a Regiment arrives in those Islands this Company may be broke into that Regiment if there are any serviceable men in it.
As to the clearings of the 4 Companies at New York my Lords have directed 675l. 16s. 7d. for same for the period 1700 Dec. 23 to 1701 April 24: but they think it should not be paid until the missing muster rolls are produced. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke to prepare a royal warrant for inserting Capt. Berry in the Half Pay list from Xmas last. Ibid., p. 382.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to procure the King's signature to the following warrants: viz.
for 730l. to several French pensioners to carry them to Ireland.
for renewing 20l. per an. to Mr. Lany, chaplain to the Household at Kensington.
for renewing 50l. per an. to Mr. Cawthorne as same at Hampton Court.
for 500l. to Bryan Fairfax.
for 500,000l. for the Forces.
for taking off the respits on Capt. Perkins Vaughan's Company in Major General Stewart's Regiment.
for removing from the Earl of Ranelagh's Office the following French pensioners and adding same to the Establishment of Ireland. viz:
Lieut. Col. Montant, Marquis de Hencourt, De Neuville, Baron de Antragues, D' Ollone, the father each50
D' Travecy, Villeneuve, De la Gardiole, De la Porte, Meni Lambert each30
De la Baume20
De la Val30
De Soulignee, Du Lac, Clavier, Begat, Bancor, Bolleroy each20
Montpisson, Vasselot, Pinnet, Vague lost an arm, De la Sovardiere each16
De Membray, Lieut. lost a leg; De la Plaigne each20
Prat Laine, Du Puy each16
Bonneval, Pinnot each20
Lieut. Despieres, De la Motte, De Serriers each (total Establishment £4 a day).16
Ibid., pp. 382, 383.
August 1.Same to the Receiver [of Crown Revenues] for North Wales to take care to pay more duly the salaries payable out of your receipts to Sir Joseph Jekyll and the rest of the Judges of Chester. Ibid., p. 384.
Same to Mr. Clarke to continue on the list of Half pay as from Xmas last at 4s. 8d. a day Capt. Samuell Pittman of Col. Farrington's late Regiment and now Governor of Hurst Castle. Ibid.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lord FitzHarding for his allowance of 50l. per an. for "shelling" the Mall. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay 1440l. 2s. 2d. to Sir Thomas Cook for drawback on pepper exported, bought by him from the Old East India Company on the 5th Oct. 1692 and by him shipped outwards for the Straits by certificate and cocquet as the law directs but afterwards withdrawn from shipment and sold in Nov. 1692 to Mr. Gospright and Mr. Rudge "reserving the drawback to himself as is usual amongst merchants" and the said purchasers removed the parcels to fresh ships (viz. from the Union frigate to respectively the Three Brothers and the Lady Aparition) and the old cocquet was endorsed accordingly. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 133–5.
August 1.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to permit the Customs free export to Morocco (Barbary) of goods detailed (20,000 gunlocks, 18,000 barrels of gunpowder, 16 bales of English broad cloth, 6 boxes of China, 2 boxes of glass, 2 great looking glasses, several clocks and watches, pieces of amber, ambergrease, some pearl knives, brocade silks to the value of 370l., 2 glass lanthornes) "being to be exchanged for English captives in the dominions of the Emperor of Morocco." Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 136.
Same to same to permit the customs free export to Jamaica of goods, detailed, for the use of Brigadier Selwyn, who is appointed to be Governor thereof. Ibid., pp. 136–7.
Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to constitute Marmaduke Deane and William Nicholas as Controller of Chester port loco the said Deane and Simon Marshall. Ibid., p. 147.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Tubman merchant, refiner of rock salt, praying an allowance for salt on which he has paid Duty but which has afterwards been wasted by the Thames water breaking in upon it where it was laid up. Reference Book, VII, p. 431.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to deliver up to Lady Diana Howard all bonds given by the Earl of Bradford and others as sureties of Thomas Howard late one of the Tellers of the Receipt, to whom said lady is executrix. Warrants not Relating to Money, XVII, p. 110.
The Establishment of Ireland, to take place as from the 1st August: all detailed in extenso.
The Civil Establishment.
£s.d.
Exchequer3775142 per. an.
King's Bench2007100 "
Chancery22971911 "
Common Pleas1907100 "
Officers of State2155152 "
Incidents205550 "
Customs Officers23860 "
Perpetuities (detailed at length)563156
Pensions (detailed at length)513500
Concordatums500000
Other pensions to (being Huguenots, etc.), (detailed at length)23201168
£48338131
For the Perpetuities, Pensions, and Huguenot Pensions see Appendix No. 1 infra pp. 433 seq.
The Military Establishment.
£s.d.
General officers13614134 per an.
military contingencies and incidents217000
4 Regiments of Horse45089134
3 Regiments of Dragoons2571450
1 Regiment of Dragoons11217134
12 Regiments of Foot96615100
1 Regiment more11902010
Half pay of Reformed or Disbanded Officers (detailed at length)21717100
the charge of the Ordnance, Staff and Garrisons detailed363879
Additional pay to 2 Troops and 3 Regiments of Foot at Dublin241518
the charge of the Garrisons detailed for fire and candle2317150
military pensions detailed (4 items only)1912100
fire and candle for the barracks detailed9836100
£248161103
For the list of Half Pay Officers, &c., see Appendix ut supra. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp, 145–168.
August 3.Money warrant for 2375l. to Sir Thomas Cuddon, Chamberlain of London, for his pains and expenses in receiving from the citizens of London loans amounting to 616,000l. and paying same into the Exchequer to wit 107,100l. on the third Quarterly Poll 9–10 Wm. III c. 13 and the Duty on Coals, 9 Wm. III c. 38 and 508900l. on the Disbanding Act 10 Wm. III c. 9. (Money order dated Aug. 4 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 469. Order Book V, p. 298.
August 4.William Lowndes to H. Baker to adjust the accounts between the Lottery Farmers and Col. Vaughan. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 385.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Syphleete for a place in the Customs at Maidstone, Kent. Reference Book VII, p. 431.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of a coal mine in Alfreton Co. Derby in order to a lease thereof to Obadiah Boot.
Appending: reports dated 1694 August 4 and 1700–1 March 10 from said Surveyor and certificate dated 6 January 1700–1, by Robert Hewitt, that the said coal mine was granted 1661 May 20 by Charles II to William Chislett gent. as then in the tenure of William Bolles and parcel of the late Priory of Beancliffe for 31 years under the rent of 4l.: which lease expired 20 May 1692 from which date the rent has not been answered to the Crown. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 98–9.
Aug. 5/16.Royal warrant dated "at our Court at Loo" to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Henry, Earl of Suffolk of the mansion house or palace called Audley End and Audley End Park in Walden alias Chipping Walden or Saffron Walden: for ever: to hold as for five separate parts thereof in manner detailed: all in consideration of a release by him to the Crown of the unpaid purchase money of 20,000l. agreed to be paid for the said Palace and Park by Charles II.
Appending: Surveyor General's constat and memorandum of the premises. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 115–8.
Aug. 5/16.Royal warrant dated at our Court at Loo to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to pay 22568l. 1s. 11½d. to the undertakers for works in Ireland detailed (including 4 horse barracks not yet begun, 10 stables for Dragoons, 4 barracks for Foot in Connaught, one barrack on the Newry mountains and one on Kilworth mountains to secure the passages in those places). Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 144.
Aug. 5.Money order for 1680l. 10s. 10½d. to Samuell Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt, for necessaries delivered to the officers of the Receipt in Michaelmas and Hilary terms 1700. (In the margin, a confirmation hereof by the Treasury Lords 1701–2 March 24.) Order Book V, p. 306.
Letter of direction for 200l. to the Treasurer of the Chamber; to be paid to Mr. Latten, Master of the Beagles, for 1701 June 24 quarter's allowance for the Beagles. Disposition Book XV, p. 306.
Same for 835l. 3s. 4d. to Sir Thomas Cuddon. Ibid.
Same for 1245l. 10s. 10d. to the Officers of the Ordnance detailed. Ibid., p. 307.
Same for 500l. to Elizabeth Bale, administratrix of Thomas Bale, in part of 1314l. 14s. 11d. for surplusage on an account. Ibid., p. 309.
William Lowndes to the Bishop of Rochester, Dean of Westminster, to report on the application of the Collegiate Church of St. Peter's Westminster for 68l. 6s. 8d. for fees for the interment of the Duke of Gloucester. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 385.
Same to Mr. Clarke to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Hudson gent., a Comptroller of the Hospital in Flanders during the late war, for half pay from the time he was disbanded. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Francis Knight, landwaiter Bristol, for leave to resign to his nephew John Knight. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Travers to attend at my house to-morrow for the execution of the conveyance of the Hartshorne Brewery. (The like notice to the Victualling Commissioners. The sellers desire the purchase money to be in 2 bills of Mr. Hallett, a goldsmith, to wit for 1700l. and 3300l.) Ibid., pp. 385, 386.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to satisfy the inhabitants of Stratford upon Avon the 54l. 17s. 1d. for the debts of Capt. Sandys's Troop in the Earl of Oxford's Regiment. Ibid., p. 386.
Aug. 5.Same to Mr Blathwaite to take the King's pleasure as to paying any more money to the Countess of Dorchester for maintaining the Countess of Anglesey.
Also as to paying out of the Civil List the 200l. to Monsieur Geldermansell. Ibid.
Same to same to prepare a royal warrant for remitting 295l. 17s. 1¾d. to Sir John Jacobs' Regiment to complete the clothing assigned on its offreckonings.
and for a pension of 200l. per an. to Mrs. Elizabeth Willoughby in Ireland in lieu of her pensions either in England or Ireland. Ibid., p. 387.
Same to the Lord Chamberlain to prepare a new Establishment for the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office in accordance with the enclosed Treasury minutes [missing see supra pp. 80–1]. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Ryley to report the nature of the places of Volary Keeper and that of looking after the plantations and preserving the fences of the trees in St. James's Park enjoyed by William Storey and William Clark. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke to prepare a royal warrant to put on the Establishment of Half Pay Ensign James Mercer of Lord Lorne's late Regiment of Foot; and Lieut. John Birsbane and Lieut. William Ackie of Col. Buchan's late Regiment, natural born Englishmen and broken with the said Regiments upon the English Establishment. Ibid., p. 388.
Same to Mr. Lucy. You may have till Michaelmas term to send in your accounts of the temporalities of the bishopric of St. Davids. Ibid., p. 389.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis Barry, riding surveyor of the Customs, praying the King's part of a fine of 500l. imposed on Robert Wayman by petitioner's prosecution, for exporting raw hides. Reference Book VII, p. 431.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Andrew Hudleston for allowances as Receiver General for Cos. Cumberland and Westmorland and for stay of process meanwhile. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Kendall for a lease of the King's eighth part of some lead mines in Co. Merioneth. Ibid.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of Cha. Villiers and Geo. Villiers, sons and executors of George Visct. Grandison, against any grant of Audley End House and Park to Henry Earl of Suffolk. Caveat Book, p. 55.
Aug. 6.Money warrant for 200l. to Henry Baker, upon account: for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Aug. 5 [sic? for 7] hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 441. Order Book V, p. 246.
Aug. 6.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 6l. to Charles Villiers and John Harrison for half a year's salary to 1699 June 24 as one of the two searchers at Gravesend. Money Book XV, p. 470.
Money warrant for 120l. to Benjamin Bennett, Lieut. Govr. and Commander in Chief of the Bermudas for half a year to 1700–1 March 24 on his salary. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Ibid., p. 470. Order Book V, p. 300. Disposition Book XV, p. 314.
Same for 500l. to Thomas Lane for one year to 1692 Sept. 29 on his pension granted by Charles II. Money Book XV, p. 471. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 400l. to Robert Crompton for one year to June 24 last as Paymaster of Malt [Lottery] Tickets; for the service of himself and clerks. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Ibid., p. 472. Order Book V, p. 302. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 200l. to Samuell Wiseman for one year to June 24 last on his allowance as Comptroller of Malt [Lottery] Tickets; for the service of himself and clerks. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 472. Order Book V, p. 302. Disposition XV, p. 312.
Same for 400l. to Rachel and Frances, daughters of Dame Ann Wyndham, for one year to 1695 Xmas on their pension. Money Book XV, p. 473. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 48l. 6s. 0d. to Edward Holden for prosecuting several persons for robbing of New Park Co. Surrey. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 474. Order Book V, p. 303. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 200l. to Thomas Whitgrave for one year to 1690 Xmas on his pension. Money Book XV, p. 474. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 100l. to John Rogers and Ann his wife for one year to 1694 Xmas on their pension. Money Book XV, p. 474. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 225l. to Charles Gifford for 3 quarters to 1693 Lady day on his pension. Money Book XV, p. 474. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 64l. 5s. 8d. to Robert, Lord Lucas, Governor of the Tower, for safe keeping prisoners and for contingencies between 1700 Xmas and 1701 June 24. (Money order dated Aug. 13 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 476. Order Book V, p. 302. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 20l. to Richard Earl of Ranelagh, Ranger of Cranburne Chase, for providing hay for the deer there for one year to 1701 Lady day. (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 478. Order Book V, p. 304.
Aug. 6.Same for 100l. to Amias Hext for one year to 1701 Lady day on his pension. Money Book XV, p. 480. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Same for 60l. 16s. 8d. to Charles Cottrell for half a year to 1699 Xmas as Assistant to the Master of the Ceremonies; the preceding half year having been issued to John Dormer (the former Assistant) and by him paid over to the said Cottrell. Money Book XV, p. 485.
Same for 600l. to Sir Francis Wyndham bart. for one year to 1699 Xmas on his pension. Ibid., p. 485. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Money order for 50l. to John Branch, Circuitor or Bailiff of Battles Walk alias Battles Bailiwick in Windsor Forest, for one year to 1699 Xmas for hay for the deer and for increase of keepers' wages. Order Book V, p. 299.
William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed 2 accounts [missing] from the Excise viz. (1) of bills unpaid drawn on the Navy and Army and (2) of money taken up by Excise Collectors at the time of the late Revolution. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 388.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lewis Chabrol for payment of 22l. 15s. 0d. arrears due to him in Ireland as a Reformed Captain in La Meloniere's Regiment. Ibid. p. 390.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to seal the Duchess of Buccleuch's goods at her house in St. James's Square in order to the removal of same to Scotland. (A similar order on Sept. 23). Ibid., pp. 392, 401.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Jonathan Durden, a surveyor and inspector of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages in Co. Middlesex, praying to be appointed a riding surveyor to inspect the several inferior ones now acting in the several counties and divisions of England and Wales, he being informed that the Treasury Lords are going to establish such officers. Reference Book VII, p. 432.
Aug. 6, 7, 8, 11.Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to supersede process ad computandum against Col. Samuel Venner, late Governor of the Hospital for Sick and Wounded Seamen in Ireland, and other persons set in super in the accounts of Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby, late Paymaster of the Forces, Ireland.
The like stop for the Commissioners of Transport Service and for the Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers and Pedlars.
The like for John Knight, late Cashier of Customs.
The like for Phillip Papillion, late Cashier to the Victualling Commissioners.
The like (dated August 1) for Thomas Spendelow, late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Stafford.
The like (dated Aug. 7) for Henry Shales and Charles Shales, sons of John Shales.
The like (dated Aug. 8) for Andrew Corbett as a Commissioner for making Tin Farthings and Halfpence.
The like for William Hewer as Treasurer for the late Garrison of Tangier.
The like (dated Aug. 11) for Richard Povey as Treasurer for Sick and Wounded.
The like (dated Aug. 8) for Sarah Chaplyn widow of Robert Chaplyn, late Receiver General for Co. Suffolk. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 109, 113, 115, 116, 119, 121.
Aug. 6, 13, 20.Treasury commission to Samuell Oliver as a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages loco John Butler superseded.
John Harwood as the like loco Hugh Walford.
Jeremiah Williams as the like loco Henry Flower.
Thomas Guillim as the like loco Walter Jones removed to be a General Surveyor. Ibid., p. 47.
Aug. 7/18.Royal warrant dated "at our Court at Loo" to Edward Nicholas to continue to pay the salary of 50l. per an. to Richard Cawthorne, chaplain in ordinary to the King's Household at Hampton Court Palace, in respect of his reading prayers twice a day to the said Household throughout the year (which salary was inserted on the Establishment of the servants of the late Queen Consort). He is hereupon to be paid to 1699 June 24 the date to which the other servants of the said Establishment are satisfied; and so thenceforward. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 100.
Same dated same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 500,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: as imprest for the Forces. (Money order dated Aug. 9 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 9 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 104. Money Book XV, p. 480. Order Book V, p. 303.
Same dated same to Christopher Codrington, Governor in Chief of the Leeward Islands, forthwith upon the arrival of the Regiment sent thither for the better security of said Islands, to disband the Company late under Col. Norton, and to incorporate the fit units thereof into the said Regiment; allowing the 2 Lieutenants of the said Company half pay so long as they remain in the said Island unprovided for. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 104.
Royal sign manual dated same for 500l. to Bryan Fairfax as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Sept. 12 [? 2] hereon.) (Money order dated Sept. 3 [? 13] hereon.) Ibid., p. 105. Money Book XV, p. 479. Order Book V, p. 305. Disposition Book XV, p. 318.
Royal warrant dated same to the Paymaster of the Forces to compute the pay of Capt. Perkins Vaughan in Major General William Stuart's late Regiment of Foot, as complete from 1st July 1694 to March 25 following, the said captain having, when on the Expedition against Brest, been taken prisoner with several of his Company by the French at Camarets and continued so until about December 1694 during which time they were respited on the musters, Vaughan having subsisted the said prisoners out of his own pocket. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 106.
Aug. 7/18.Same dated same to Edward Nicholas to re-insert Edward Lany, Chaplain in ordinary to the Household at Kensington Palace, on the list of the late Queen's servants for the sums of 60l. and 20l. per an. in respect of his reading prayers and preaching to the said Household: which sum has for some time by our direction been discontinued and unpaid. Ibid., p. 107.
Same dated same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 730l. to the following French pensioners for half a year on their pensions; as royal bounty for the charge of transporting themselves to Ireland: and thereafter to make no further payment to them in respect of any pensions or arrears thereof.
Appending: list of the said pensioners who are to be removed from [being paid in] the Earl of Ranelagh's Office to the Irish Establishment. The names are the same as under Aug. 1 supra pp. 335–6 save that the present list adds the name of De Laussac 3s. a day. (Letter of direction dated August 20 hereon.) Ibid., p. 110. Disposition Book XV, p. 317.
Aug. 7.Money warrant for 97l. 6s. 8d. to Michael Studholme, Keeper and Guide of the King's Roads, for one year to 1699 Xmas being 36l. 10s. 0d. for his fee and 60l. 16s. 8d. for travelling charges. (Money order dated Aug. 8 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 473. Order Book V, p. 300.
Same for 100l. to the heirs of Nicholas Yates for one year to 1694 Lady day on their pension: but 20l. hereof is to be issued to Ann Tonkes pursuant to a decree in Chancery of 1699 Oct. 24. (The letter of direction only names Mrs. Yates and Mrs. Tonkes.) Money Book XV, p. 473. Disposition Book XV, p. 312.
Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General to direct their agent at Falmouth to pay 110l. to John Salmon, chirurgeon of the Spanish Allyance pacquet boat, and Stephen Pawley, surgeon of the Expedition pacquet boat for their extraordinary service respectively for 11 and 7 years in the said pacquet boats; they during that time having performed the duty of reading prayers to the ships crews; the said allowance having been promised by Sir John Wiseman, the then Postmaster General. Money Book XV, p. 475.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to allow in account 89l. 13s. 0d. to John Kent, collector of the Duties on salt in Cheshire, as arising out of salt Duties entered by the salt proprietors' notes only instead of with bond when he was a collector thereof at Lymington in Co. Southants; on which he had successfully prosecuted Antho. Burrard one of the said proprietors: the said sum representing his expenses and the balance of the amount recovered which had been detained by the sheriff of Southampton for poundage. Ibid., p. 477.
Letter of direction for 8432l. 19s. 4d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber: to be applied to such uses as the Treasury Lords shall direct: (in the margin: 2000l. [paid? Aug.] 15th).
Followed by William Lowndes to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay and apply the above sum as follows viz.:
£s.d.
to the executors of Mr. Smith, late Knight Harbinger, on bills for his services in Flanders200
to the executors of Sir Fleetwood Shephard on bills for his attendance in the House of Peers80
to David Elder, surgeon, on his bills37100
to Samuel Carr, stationer32
to Mr. Flower for musical instruments23
to Mr. Colemark and other musicians22116
to 3 children of the Chapel Royal60
to Mr. Farlis, Groom of the Vestry10
to Mr. Holbeche, a clerk in the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office12
to Mr. Herbert, watchmaker, on bills64150
to Mr. Incledon, housekeeper at Westminster, on bills7368
to Mr. Sewell for disbursements in ambassadors' houses99
to the Usher of the Black Rod for attendance on the House of Peers4368
to Mr. Benjamin Colinge for attending the [Privy] Council30150
to Mr. Desmenard on account of his attendance in Flanders62
to Mr. Benj. Drake, the like60
to Mr. Shephard, Mr. Sewell and other Grooms of the Great Chamber, the like10150
to Mr. Moseley, the like8960
to Mrs. College, the King's Semptress, the like113
to Mr. Williams, Groom of the Robes, the like7680
to Dr. Gardiner on account of medicines in Holland30
to Mr. Hester the Rat killer for his service anno 169657160
to Mr. Cook and other Grooms of the Great Chamber for their attendance on the Czar and on Ambassadors before Xmas 1698150
to the Gentlemen of the Chapel20
to Charles Shepard for his attendance on the King to Altrop [Althorp]45
to the King's Watermen on account of their bills to midsummer 1700430
to Mr. Churchill on account of stationery wares furnished to the Offices of the Secretaries of State1000
to Mr. Loftus and others on their bills for building barges200
to Mr. Greenway his Majesty's locksmith on account of his bills500
to Mr. Fort the King's joiner, on a warrant60
to the Knight Harbinger on his bills for riding charges376
to the Housekeeper at Kensington on account of his disbursements for 2 years ended 4 June 1699280
to the widow of Mr. Bache, late his Majesty's locksmith24446
to the Messengers [of the Chamber] on their bills, being one fifth of 18748l. 15s. 8d. remaining of their old debt due at Xmas 1698 which was reduced3749150
£8432194
Disposition Book XV, pp. 307–320.
August 7.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to pay 1150l. to Mr. Richard Povey, late Receiver for Sick and Wounded, to be applied as follows viz.:
for the late Commissioners for Sick and Wounded for pains &c. in paying 60479l. 1s. 4¾d. as by their account submitted to Parliament in the Sessions of 1699 and 17001100
for John Cruttenden for damage to his house at Dover by French prisoners50
Ibid., p. 308.
Letter of direction for 60000l. to the Navy Treasurer: to wit for wages to seamen in part of 4l. per man per month: to be issued out of loans on the last part of the 3700l. a week4000000
for the ordinary of the Navy: out of which the bounty money for Sea Officers is to be satisfied: to be issued out of loans to be made by the Navy Treasurer on the said last part of the 3700l. a week20000
Ibid.
William Lowndes to Mr. Baker to pay 50l. to Edward Anderson and Edward Edwards who came out of the North to prosecute several persons for transporting wool from England to Scotland. Ibid., p. 309.
Letter of direction for 3000l. to Edward Nicholas for Mrs. Rachell Windham, late a Maid of Honour to the late Queen, for her marriage portion. Ibid.
Same for 777l. 6s. 8d. to the Paymaster of the Works for Michaell Studholme Esq. in part of 1360l. 7s. 10d. for repairs of the King's highways to Kensington, the road in Bushey Park and Sandy Lane at Hampton Court: and a further 97l. 6s. 8d. for same for one year's fee ut supra p—. Ibid., p. 314.
Same for 987l. 3s. 9¾d. to Francis Negus to complete 1587l. 3s. 9¾d. for works and repairs in the Mews. Ibid., p. 316.
Aug. 7.William Lowndes to the Principal Officers of the Mint to report on the enclosed several petitions [missing] of Phillip Shales, Hopton Haynes, George Foord, Charles Brattell and Thomas Edwards for the place of Weigher and Teller of the Mint loco Mr. Fitch deceased. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 388.
Same to Mr. Vanbrugh. With regard to your report on the petition of William Churchill for payment for stationery wares delivered to the Offices of the two Secretaries of State, what was the expense of that service before the late wars? Ibid., p. 389.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to present 4 riding surveyors to be established for the Duties on Houses &c. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to attend the Attorney General concerning the petition of Alice Caesar alias Higgons concerning lands claimed by her at Chatham Dock. Ibid.
Same to same enclosing the reports [missing] of the Auditors of Imprests concerning the accounts of the 4 late Marine Regiments and the clothiers' debt due from Col. Brudenell's Regiment. Ibid.
Same to the Receivers of the Two Millions. You are to finish your account of the Two Millions without the allowance of the difference between you and the auditors as to interest. Ibid., p. 390.
Same to the Navy Commissioners enclosing the papers [missing] relating to the clothing of the late Regiment of Col. Edward Dutton Colt. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the Surveyor General's report on the petition of Alice Caesar alias Higgons concerning lands at Chatham Dock. Ibid., p. 391.
Same to Mr. Borrett to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Gellibrand for the proclamation reward for discovering several libels against the Government. Ibid.
Same to the late Commissioners for Prizes to report on the enclosed report from the Admiralty concerning goods taken out of the St. Peter prize by Capt. Cross. Ibid., p. 393.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Andrew Taylor for the place of riding officer at Dymchurch Co. Sussex loco Hugh Jones deceased. Reference Book VII, p. 432.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Morgan Whitley, late Receiver for Co.s Chester and North Wales, praying release from confinement as his debt to the King is owing to him from several persons. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Augustine Briggs, late same for Norwich and part of Norfolk, shewing that he is in Norwich gaol for 6000l. owing to the King towards which he has paid 2000l. and his extended estate will more than satisfy the King: therefore praying release. Ibid.
[? Aug. 7.][Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of] the petition of John Lansdowne for a fresh lease of [? coal mines in Stratton super Fosse see supra Tr. Cal. vol. XI p. 159. Ibid.
Aug. 7.Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Littlehales, footman to the late Queen, for a tidewaiter's place; he being out of all business and in a starving condition. Ibid., p. 433.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of the Royal Fishery of England shewing that under the salt re-export provisions of the Act of 5 & 6 Wm. & Mary, [5 Wm. & Mary c. 7.] fishermen had their salt for several years free from Duty, those that practised the cod fishery entred their salt either for the North Seas, Iceland or for Dram or other port and spent [same] upon the fish and the master of the fishing boat made oath that such salt was not re-landed: and that the petitioners "not foreseeing any other construction would be made of the said proviso" fitted out 3 doggers in May 1700 for cod to the North Seas which loaded 33 ton of salt at Newcastle and gave security in 220l. for not re-importing the salt; which doggers brought home 93 hundred 16 couple of cod to London which only produced 286l. 10s. 0d. although the charge of fitting out and the prime cost of the salt came to 348l.; and now their affidavit of non re-import is refused by the Excise officers: therefore shewing that they cannot prosecute their trade without loss if the Duty must be paid. Ibid., p. 435.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Loyd (Lloyd) of Gwernhaledy [? Gwernafield] Co. Flint, proposing his sureties as Receiver of the Duties on Marriages &c. for Cos. Chester, Anglesea, &c. (Commission dated August 19.) Reference Book VII, p. 428. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 10.
Treasury warrant to William Glanville to appoint a deputy for his place as a Commissioner in the Office of Alienations, in consequence of ill health. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 109.
Aug. 8.Same to Philip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to apply 460l. in his hands (arising from sale of wood) to and in part of the debt of 2122l. 16. 4½d. owing for works performed in his Majesty's parks since 1698 July 30: thus leaving 1662l. 16s. 4½d. due thereon. Money Book XV, p. 476.
Money warrant for 20l. to Arnold Squibb gent. Clerk of the Nichels for one year to June 24 last. Ibid.
Same for 402l. 15s. 0d. to the executors of Thomas Chute, late Clerk of the Crown in the Court of Chancery, as due to him for placing 869 noblemen, bishops and gentlemen in the several Commissions of the Peace in England and Wales and making out Commissions for swearing them, [being all done] without fees, since 1700 May 25; pursuant to warrants of the Lord Keeper. / (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 478. Order Book XV, p. 320. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Aug. 8.Money warrant for 300l. to Peregrine Bertie, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, for half a year to 1699 Xmas on his allowance over and above the ancient profits of his place. (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 478. Order Book V, p. 306.
Same for 250l. to Maximilian Stephens as reward &c. for his journey into Cheshire, Shropshire and North Wales to take care of the return of the Duplicates of several taxes and to inspect the management of the Duties on Houses, Marriages, &c. (Money order dated Aug. 14 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 479. Order Book V, p. 304. Disposition Book XV, p. 324.
Same for 1500l. to Charles, Duke of Southampton for half a year to 1694 Xmas on his annuity. Money Book XV, p. 480.
Same for 125l. to the Earl of Jersey for 1¼ years to 1700 June 24 on his fee as late Secretary of State. Money Book XV, p. 514. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Letter of direction for 200l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service. Disposition Book XV, p. 309.
Same for 79470l. 7s. 4¾d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans to be made by said Earl on Low Wines: and to be for uses as follows:
£s.d.
for 8 weeks to Oct. 9 next for the Troops in England, Jersey and Guernsey28898128
for clearing same from April 25 last to June June 24 last1460515
for pay of the Garrisons for same time24695
for Contingencies225
to complete 40,000l. appropriated to discharge debts incurred by the extraordinary expense of the Guards and Garrisons for the year ended 1700 Dec. 2412329147
to complete 41,000l. appropriated for half pay to Disbanded officers and soldiers [as by 12 Wm. III. c. 11]20942132
£794707
Ibid., 310.
Same for 570l. 10s. 2d. to same: out of loans on the first part of the 3700l. a week: to be as in part of 181033l. 2s. 6d. [appropriated by 12 Wm. III c. 11] for the 12 Battalions for the assistance of the States General: and to be paid over to Lord Coningsby, Paymaster of Ireland, in satisfaction of 637l. 4s. 8½d. expended there as follows: viz.
£s.d.
for the transport of the officers' horses belonging to the said Battalions310311½
for Mr. Vanhomrigh for his care therein50
for Mr. Peter Partington for his expenses in going to Cork and attending the shipping of the said horses30
for Col. Gorges for the hire of Gabboats to to carry the soldiers on board the men of war and attending at Cork on the embarcation of the 10 Battalions shipped off from thence18209
for Col. Gustavus Hamilton for going to Carrickfergus to see 2 Regiments embarked thence65
Ibid., pp. 310–11.
Aug. 8.Same for 30000l. to Harry Mordaunt, Paymaster of the Ordnance: out of loans to be made by himself on the Low Wines: to be applied to Sea services of the Ordnance: the said loans to be registered next after the 79470l. 7s. 4¾d. supra p. 350.
Ibid., p. 311.
Same for the following: out of Civil List moneys: viz.
£s.d.
Mr. Ryley to complete the 356l. 12s. 0d. supra p. 279.56120
Mr. Hilary Renew to complete an order dated 8 Oct., 169719611
[the four] Clerks of the Council for Board of Trade business200
King's Remembrancer in the Exchequer111148
Band of Pensioners, residue of 3000l. for half a year2500
Mr. Branch, Keeper of Battles Walk5000
Officers of the Ceremonies on their salaries260168
Sir Thomas Cuddon, residue of 2375l.1539168
Ibid., p. 312.
Same for 1500l. to the Paymaster of the Works towards the 4315l. 8s. 1¾d. due at Xmas last for works in the Gardens at Hampton Court done under the inspection of Mr. Talman: to be issued by 100l. a week from Sept. 3 next out of Civil List moneys. Ibid., p. 316.
Same for 400l. to same: to be paid over to the Earl of Ranelagh. Ibid., p. 317.
Same for 1700l. to same: to be applied towards the 4315l. 8s. 1¾d. due for works in the Gardens at Hampton Court done under the inspection of Mr. Tallman: to be issued by 100l. a week from Sept. 3 next. Ibid., p. 319.
William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to submit (a) infra to the King with the Treasury Lords' favourable opinion thereof.
Prefixing: (a) petition of Charles Godolphin, a Customs Commissioner for 10 years past, proposing that only 5 of the 7 Commissioners should attend the ordinary service of the Board, the other 2 to be regularly employed one as Auditor and the other as Register General of Trade and Navigation. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 391.
(b) Undated entry explaining the office of the Auditor of the Customs. The Customs Cashier accounts for payments made yearly in London port to [a total of] at least 400,000l., the vouchers [debentures and certificates] for which, in the present method, are not subject to examination till they are brought to the Auditors of Imprests at the end of the year and he cannot be a competent judge of the merit of them as they are so voluminous. It is therefore proposed that one of the 7 Commissioners of Customs be appointed to examine weekly all the vouchers (other than tallies for payments) and to return to the Treasury a weekly certificate of his examination: this auditor to have all the entries in London port duly registered before him. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 390–1.
Aug. 8.William Lowndes to William Blathwayt to represent to the King the application of Lord Cornbury (who is appointed Governor of New York) for an allowance for the charge of his journey thither. It appears that 1200l. was allowed to Sir Edmund Andros in 1686 on his going Governor of New England and New York and the like sum to the Earl of Bellomont in 1697. Ibid., p. 392.
Same to Auditor Done to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Andrew Corbett relating to the accounts of the Commissioners for Tin Farthings and Halfpence. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of Imprests. Bring to my Lords the accounts of the Master of the Horse now lying before you. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwait to procure the King's signature to the following warrants:—
(1) for revoking Mr. Tancred's patent as Master of the Harriers.
(2) for 300l. to the Earl of Oxford.
(3) for discharging the King's moiety of John Mouncher's 100l. fine for breaking bulk.
(4) for 600l. to the Duchess of Buckingham.
(5) for 200l. each to Col. Phillips and Mrs. Leslie and 100l. to Mr. Povey. Ibid., p. 393.
Same to Sir Edward Seymour. My Lords are informed by Mr. Maddocks that there are 1300l. of receipts in your hands relating to the defalcations [craved in your accounts] as late Navy Treasurer. Please send him the said vouchers in order to the passing of your accounts.
The orders for the 15,000l. which you lent in my name on the One Third of the present Land Tax [by 12–13 Wm. III c. 10] are signed and registered and remain in my hands for your use. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the Governor of Jamaica. The King has thought fit to send a squadron of ships of war under Vice-Admiral Benbow to the West Indies for the security of the Plantations in those parts. Please furnish him with money [or credit] not exceeding 5000l., you attesting his bills on the Navy or Victualling in repayment of same. (The like to the Governors respectively of Barbados, for 1000l.; Virginia for 2000l.; New England for 1000l.; Leeward Islands for 1000l.) Ibid., p. 395.
Aug. 8.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to make the like allowances to officers collecting the present Duty on coals and culme [by 9–10 Wm. III c. 13] for the 2 years ended 15th May 1699 as were made for the first year's collection by Treasury warrant of 1699 Sept. 19. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 168.
Same to same to permit the Customs-free export to Ireland of a coach of state &c. for the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant. Ibid.
Same to same to employ John White as Collector at Perth Amboy in East New Jersey loco Charles Goodman deceased.
Randolph Whittingham as watchman in fee London port loco George Davis dismissed. Ibid., p. 132.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Walwyn of Portsmouth merchant concerning his wines on board the Rose of St. Sebastian which ship and monies were seized for French wines, along with 36 other ships: therefore praying the same favour with other merchants in this case viz. for the merchants to pay two thirds of the appraisement. Reference Book VII, p. 437.
Treasury reference to Hen. Baker of the petition of Hillary Reneu for payment of 150l. which he advanced to Capt. Baker and John Ford in Dec. 1697 in Exchequer Bills; it being for his Majesty's particular service. Ibid., p. 432.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Jos. Musgrave for a further grant of certain tolls in Cumberland and Westmorland. Ibid., p. 433.
[?][Same to same] of the petition of John Peters, late first clerk in the office of Guy Palmes, praying that in satisfaction of the 7445l. remainder of his prime loss [by embezzlement in the said Office] he may have a grant of discoveries in the Duchy of Cornwall: and that in satisfaction of the 14761l. 0s. 11½d. still owing to him by the King he may have a grant of the manor of Epworth Co. Lincoln, a tenement called Moorhall and land in Upwell Co. Norfolk, the manors of Netherhall and Overhall in Essex and Creppinghall in Suffolk and of the encroachments in Cookham and Bray. Ibid.
Aug. 8.Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to determine from Xmas next the allowances for 2 clerks in the Office of Comptroller of Excise and 1 clerk in the Auditor's office for the Duties on malt and leather, the said Duties being determined. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 122.
Same to same to accept 1000l. from William Clayton in settlement of the Excise debt due from his brother Andrew Clayton, late a collector of Excise, the other sureties having no estate. Ibid., p. 117.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare for declaration in two [separate] accounts the Earl of Ranelagh's accounts as Paymaster of the Forces covering the period 1692 March 30 to 1699 March 25. Ibid., p. 118.
Aug. 9.Money warrant for 80l. to Richard Hill for one year to 1699 Xmas on his salary as Latin Secretary to his Majesty. Money Book XV, p. 479. Disposition Book XV, p. 313.
Letter of direction for 27659l. 9s. 8d. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the last part of the 3700l. a week: 23659l. 9s. 8d. thereof to be applied to the Course of the Navy and 4000l. thereof to be paid to Mr. Gold for the sixth payment on his contract for hemp. Disposition Book XV, p. 318.
William Lowndes to Mr. Shreive Paynton to pay 6l. 13s. 4d. to Robert Harley, Esq. as steward of the Lordship and manor of Melenydd: out of the revenue of South Wales. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 394.
Same to the Navy Commissioners for an account of the debts of the Navy incurred before the late Revolution, that have been paid or discharged since. Ibid., p. 395.
Same to Mr. Shales to carefully preserve the papers as in (a) infra in your Office.
Appending: (a) schedule of the writings relating to the Hartshorne Brewhouse in East Smithfield near the Tower. Ibid., pp. 396–7.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Knight as a landwaiter Bristol port loco his uncle Francis Knight. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 138.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William De la Rose late a collector of Excise for Hampshire but dismissed, praying restoration to his employment and for allowance of 3d. per £ on his collections. Reference Book VII, p. 433.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Haynes for a place as general riding surveyor for Hants. and Dorset, he having been instrumental for some years past in preventing the export of wool to foreign parts.
Appending: a modest computation of the officers necessary to be employed in the said counties in preventing the export of wool. Ibid., p. 434.