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October 1701

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'Warrants etc: October 1701', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 16: 1700-1701 (1938), pp. 369-381. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83321 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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October 1701

Oct. 2.Money order for 133040l. to the New East India Company for their proportion of 160,000l. annuity as by the Two Million Act [9–10 Wm. III c. 44]: and as for one year to 1702 Sept. 29.
for 26960l. to the General Society trading to the East Indies for their proportion of same: for same time. Order Book V, p. 310.
Oct. 3/14.Royal sign manual "given at our Court at Dieren" for 250l. to the Earl of Oxford as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Oct. 21 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 118.
Same dated same for 1000l. to Francis de Schonenberg now residing at the Court of Madrid: without account: in consideration of his services and expenses in the King's behalf. (Money warrant dated Oct. 21 hereon.) (Money order dated Nov. 6 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 119. Order Book V, p. 329. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Oct. 3/14.Royal warrant, dated "at our Court at Dieren" to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Maynart, Duke of Schonberg and Leinster of the additional yearly sum of 1000l. as from June 24 last by way of increase of the yearly sum of 4000l. granted to him until the King should pay him the sum of 100,000l. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 139b.
Same dated same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 50l. per an. to such Protestant minister and 30l. per an. for such schoolmaster as shall be residing within the Province of Pennsylvania from the times they come to reside there: during pleasure: to be payable out of the Duty of 1d. per pound on tobacco exported from Pennsylvania to other the King's Plantations in America: all on the petition of the members of the English church in Philadelphia. Ibid., p. 163.
Same dated same to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to pay 295l. 17s. 6d. to Sir John Jacob being the stop on the offreckonings of his Regiment between April 24 last and the day of its embarcation for Holland: to enable him to clear the officers' twopences. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 170.
Same to same to return 1728l. 15s. 0d. (plus charge of exchange) to the Office of Ordnance in England for arms supplied to the Regiments of the Earl of Donegal, Viscount Charlemont, Viscount Mountjoy, and Col. Thomas Brudenall being 432l. 3s. 11d. for each Regiment. Ibid., p. 171.
Same to same for a great seal for a grant to Brigadier Peter Bellcastell of an annuity of 500l. for 21 years as from 1st August last in consideration of good and faithful services. Ibid., p. 172.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Col. Montandre of an annuity of 200l. from Aug. 1 for life in consideration of good and faithful services. Ibid., p. 174.
Oct. 8.Money order for 20l. to Roger Millart for Sept. 29 quarter as Clerk to the Agents for Taxes. Order Book V, p. 309.
Same for 30l. to John Low for same quarter's allowance for locking up and taking care of his Majesty's treasure in the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 311.
Money warrant for 56464l. 19s. 0¾d. to Lionell Herne as imprest for purchasing Exchequer Bills to be cancelled in accordance with the Act 12–13 Wm. III, c. 10 for a 3s. Aid: to be satisfied out of the loans on the third part of the said Aid. (Money order dated Oct. 10 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 488. Order Book V, p. 311.
Same for 600l. to Henry Baker upon account for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Oct. 10 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Sept. 30.) Money Book XV, p. 488. Order Book V, p. 311. Disposition Book XV, p. 324.
Oct. 8Same for 50l. to Thomas Rymer for 1701 Sept. 29 quarter's salary as Historiographer Royal. Money Book XV, p. 488. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Same for 25l. to Nahum Tate for same quarter as Poet Laureat. Money Book XV, p. 488. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Treasury allowance of the 1701 Michaelmas quarter's salary bill and incidents bill, detailed, for the quarter ended Aug. 1 last of the Stamp Office: (totals 1437l. 10s. 0d. and 837l. 9s. 0d. respectively.) Money Book XV, pp. 488, 489.
Same of the salary bills of the Customs for 1701 Michaelmas quarter respectively for London port (total 6035l. 7s. 4d.) and the outports (total 9843l. 8s. 3d.). Ibid., p. 490.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 37l. 10s. 0d. to Christopher Tilson for same quarter for making a particular account of the Customs &c. Ibid.
Money warrant for 75l. to William Wekett for same quarter for disbursements &c. for the Treasury Office.
and 5l. to John Farra for same quarter for carrying letters. (Money order dated Oct. 25 hereon.) Ibid., p. 490. Order Book V, p. 308.
Same for 2000l. to the Treasury Lords, (Lord Godolphin, Sir S. Fox, H. Boyle, R. Hill, and T. Pelham) for same quarter's salaries. (Money order dated Oct. 14 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 491. Order Book V, p. 312.
Treasury allowance of the Hackney Coach Office salary bill, detailed, (207l. 10s. 0d.) and incidents bill detailed (85l. 0s. 7d.) for 1701 Michaelmas quarter. Money Book XV, p. 491.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners for an additional allowance of 300l. per an. to Mr. Ferne, Customs Cashier, for addition of extraordinary clerks from 1700 Lady day in respect of New Duties and Impositions. In the margin: confirmation of the said warrant by Treasurer Godolphin dated 1702 June 30. Ibid, pp, 509–10.
Letter of direction for 37500l. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the first part of the 3700l. per week: and to be applied as follows:
£
for wages to ships ordered to be paid off28000
for ditto, more, for paying off the company of his Majesty's ship the Advice Boat4500
for arrears of wages, being intended for such Officers of ships as have passed their accounts5000
Disposition Book XV, p. 323.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners enclosing 4 lists [missing] from Mr. Partridge, Deputy Governor of New Hampshire, of vessels entered and cleared thence 1700–1701. Have you any directions to give thereon? Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 403.
Oct. 8.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to finish the draft of the Establishment for fire and candle [for the Garrisons] with all speed. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 403.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed account [missing] of Samuel Atkinson for transporting from England to Ireland the Regiments of the Earls of Arran, Macclesfield and Essex. Ibid.
Same to the Master of the Great Wardrobe to supply furniture, detailed, for the chapel of Col. Selwyn, Governor of Jamaica. Ibid., p. 404.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Richard Walker as a landcarriageman London port loco Charles Walter[s] preferred as below
Charles Walters as keeper of one of the warehouses for prohibited East India goods loco Luke King resigned.
Jonathan Filks to be Comptroller of said warehouse loco said Walters.
Richard Browne as a tidesman London port loco John Willey deceased.
John Rowland (an extraordinary tidesman Bristol port for several years) as a tidesman in fee ibid loco John Crouch deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 144, 145.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Andrew Wyatt an extraordinary tidewaiter, praying to be made a tidewaiter in fee loco John Willey deceased. Reference Book VII, p. 436.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the tolls and tallages in the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland in order to a lease thereof to Joseph Musgrave.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on said Musgrave's petition for same. The former grant was in 1671 to Sir Philip Musgrave as fully as Thomas Warcupp, William Compton, the late Earl of Berks or any other predecessor therein. In the Parliament Survey the premises were in possession of the Earl of Berks at 40l. per an. and were valued at 60l. per an and included the tolls and tallage of beasts or cattle and the profit arising by the export and the import of any neat sheep or other cattle out of Ireland or Scotland into or out of Cumberland and Westmorland. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp, 130–1.
Same to the Sheriff of Norfolk to enlarge from the gaol of Norwich, Augustus Briggs, late Receiver General for part of Co. Norfolk: there having been paid over 2000l. to the King since his confinement and there being much more extended than will satisfy the remaining 4660l. of his debt to the King. Ibid., p. 131.
Same to Auditor Brook Bridges, to prepare for declaration the account of Henry Baker 1696 Nov. 24 to 1697 Sept. 29 as Treasury Solicitor.
Appending: said Bridges' detailed abstract of said account (including payments relative to Lord Montgomery's outlawry, Sir John Fenwick's trial; Mr. Hunt and Mr. Counter's bail; payments to Capt. Porter, Capt. Haines and Monsieur D' la Rue towards payment of their debts; payments to Mr. Gillibrand; ditto to Mr. Gibbons for entertaining Capt. Porter and Mr. Pendergass and their families while they were in his house; weekly subsistence of Capt. Porter, Capt. Harris, Mr. Boyce, Blair, Hunt, Wilson, Wombett and others: total charge 3450l.; total discharge 3792l. 10s. 0d. Ibid., p. 132.
Oct. 10.William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to procure the King's signature to a warrant for 200l. to Adrian Van Borcelan, Ambassador Extraordinary from the States General, for his charges in remitting sums to Holland in repayment of money borrowed from the States General. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 403.
Oct. 14.Money warrant for 70l. to John Gellibrand, Francis Clark, Peter Tom, and Henry Crymes as reward for seizing and convicting John Beare for writing and collecting 8 scandalous libels against the present King and Government and Daniel Edwards printer of a seditious poem against the King. (Money order dated Oct. 22 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 492. Order Book V, p. 320.
Same for 20l. to John Lockyer, clerk, for his passage to Rhode Island whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated Oct. 20 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 492. Order Book V, 312.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply 55442l. 3s. 10d. to Deficient Funds as follows, said sum representing the receipts between Sept. 16 last and Oct. 14 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows, viz., 11429l. 6s. 4d. from the Window Duty; 7046l. 16s. 4d. from Additional Impositions; 1193l. 11s. 2d. from the Continued Duty on Paper; 33001l. 10s. 11d. from New Customs; 2770l. 19s. 1d. from Marriages: the distribution and application to be hereby as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 14th Oct. inst.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid55622105567115463305
Third 4s. Aid407372033639770346363
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011379189279104374
Second Quarterly Poll8927513488165134101604
Three Fourths Customs21344715978047159242937
Salt and Glass17115000013105461661947803
Two Thirds Additional Excise160000001090541111182018
Additional Impositions445177744230000050668
Vellum and Parchment2241147220101172550115
Marriages6480000054820000737413
Continued Impositions1461811947529
50177937409444918455442310
Abate the Continued Impositions14618119
487161180
Money Book XV, p. 493.
Oct. 14.Letter of direction for 3000l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service. Disposition Book XV, p. 324.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed letters [missing] from the officers of the King's Yard at Plymouth relating to the arrears of taxes charged on them. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 404.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Sir Arthur Owen et al [Assessment] Commissioners for Co. Anglesea praying that no process may issue against the Hundreds of Malltraeth and Twrcelyn for the arrears of 39l. 12s. 0d. and 46l. 7s. 9d. under the Act 11 & 12 Wm. III, c. 2 [for the 2s. Aid]; they having fully complied with the said Acts but other Commissioners within the said County (being the greater number) having by threats and menaces caused the same to be re-assessed contrary to law in ease of the Hundreds of Tyndaethwy, Menai and Tal y Bolion they not paying the moiety of the assessment to the Act of 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 1 [for the first 4s. Aid]: therefore praying that same [arrears] may be levied on the said [last named] Hundreds. Reference Book VII, p. 436.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Morgan & Saml. Woolrich in behalf of Thomas Walsh merchant concerning the cost of prosecuting said Walsh for a debt to the Crown which has been since compounded. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Salter concerning his surety in 1697 for Simon Donjoy, late a collector of Excise in Middlesex and Surrey, who absconded about Xmas last owing 2000l. to the King. Ibid.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a warrant from the Earl of Jersey, Lord Chamberlain, to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Lord Cornbury, Governor of New York of furniture detailed for his chapel there. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 133.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities detailed of Thomas Austen as Receiver of the Duties on Houses &c. for Co. Southampton. (Treasury commission dated Oct. 14.) Ibid., pp. 8, 10.
Oct. 14, 21.Treasury commission to William Byles as a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages.
Thomas Newington as a like loco William Wheeler. Ibid, p. 47.
Oct. 15.Money warrant for 57l. 12s. 0d. to the executors of William Meesters, late storekeeper of the Ordnance, for 1699 Dec. 25 to 1700–1 Jan. 13 the day of his death. Money Book XV, p. 511. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Oct. 15.William Lowndes to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir Polycarpus Wharton relating to the balance of his father's accounts [as former Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.] Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 404.
Treasury reference to Mr. Baker of the petition of Roger Pilcher for remission of the King's moiety of his fine of 300l. for transporting wool. Reference Book VII, p. 440.
Oct. 20.Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General to pay 1500l. to William Dockwra for 3 years 1697 June 24 to 1700 June 24 on his annuity for 3 years out of the Penny Post Office. Money Book XV, p. 492.
Money order for 25l. to Thomas Fox for half a year to Sept. 29 for keeping the several Registers of Loans in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt. Order Book V, p. 313.
Oct. 21.Money warrant for 200l. to Sir David Mitchell Kt., Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for one year to 1700 Sept. 29 on his allowance in lieu of perquisites. (Money order dated Oct. 24 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 494. Order Book V, p. 315.
Same for 100l. to Henry Baker for half a year's allowance to Sept. 29 last as Treasury Solicitor. (Money order dated Oct. 25 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 494. Order Book V, p. 316.
Same for 372l. 12s. 5½d. to John, Lord Cutts, Governor of the Isle of Wight and Receiver of his Majesty's Revenues in said Island, for a surplusage on his two accounts for the years ended 1699 Sept. 29 (184l. 10s. 4d.) and 1700 Sept. 29 (188l. 2s. 1½d.). (Money order dated Oct. 30 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 494. Order Book V, p. 316. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Receipt for tallies of pro on the Tenths of the dioceses of York, Exeter, Winchester, Lincoln and Sarum for the annuity of 1000l. granted by patent of 1697 May 15 for 21 years to Charles Cornwallis (then son and heir of Charles Lord Cornwallis now deceased) which annuity is now by mesne assignments vested in Ashburnham Toll Esq. Money Book XV, p. 495.
Letter of direction for 3189l. 4s. 1½d. to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance, as follows:
£s.d.
out of loans on the Duties on Low Wines: and is for sea services of the Ordnance156415
out of loans on the last part of the 3700l. per week and is for land services of same162490
Disposition Book XV, p. 325.
Same for 17316l. 12s. 9d. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the Two Thirds of the Land Tax [12 and 13 Wm. III c. 10]: to be for the service of the Victualling and to be reserved for the Treasury Lords' directions:
Oct. 21.further for 61674l. 1s. 0½d. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans as above and out of loans to be made by the said Treasurer on credit of said Two Thirds: and to be for Wear and Tear and to be applied to the course of the Navy. Disposition Book XV, p. 325.
Letter of direction for 390l. to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on the last part of the said 3700l. per week: to defray the transport of 130 tons of goods and equipage to New York for Lord Cornbury who is going Governor there: and to be placed to the head of Wear and Tear. Ibid., p. 326.
The Treasury Lords to the Assessment Commissioners for Oxford City touching the differences amongst themselves as to assessing arrears &c. We cannot do better than by recommending an amicable agreement amongst you. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 405.
William Lowndes to Mr. Vanbrugh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Messengers of the Great Chamber for payment of their bills to 1698 so that they may be on the same foot with the rest of the King's Household. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Ryley to report on the enclosed letter [missing] of the Navy Commissioners with a proposal of Mr. Evans, Surveyor of the Yards at Portsmouth, for preventing abuses and embezzlements of timber in New Forest and improving and preserving same for the service of the Navy. Ibid., p. 466.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to seal Lord Cornbury's goods at his lodgings in order to their transport to New York. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Stamp and Peter Fauconnier for payment of 2124l. 11s. 4d. for clothing furnished to the four Independent Companies of Fusiliers in New York. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Plot as examiner of officers' securities loco John Philips (Phelips) deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 145.
Treasury reference to the Postmasters General of the petition of Martha Dewbery, widow of William Dewbery formerly Deputy Postmaster for the stage of Little Brickhill Co. Bucks., concerning her husband's debt to the Crown 9 years since which has been remitted to her but process now recommenced thereon. Reference Book VII, p. 437.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Simon Donjoy, late collector of Excise for Middlesex, Surrey and Sussex concerning his debt of 1600l. to the Crown, praying a composition. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of James Maulaner concerning a seizure of 6 pieces of Dutch Taby consigned to him from Holland and by him ignorantly not entered according to their weight. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Johnson and John Blackburne for a drawback on salt exported to the Isle of Man. Ibid., p. 438.
Oct. 21.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue tallies and orders for some equivalent annuity to replace the like for the reversionary annuity of 56l. purchased by Richard, Earl of Ranelagh 1698 Sept. 9 expectant upon the decease of Mary Bourne, wife of Ruben Bourne of Marlborough Co. Wilts.; it appearing that she died before the said purchase, to wit on the 4th Oct. 1694, whereby said Earl is deprived of the benefit of his subscription. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 134.
Oct. 22.William Lowndes to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed presentment [missing] from the Excise Commissioners touching an arrear of 60l. claimed by Robert Williamson out of the Hereditary Excise. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 404.
Oct. 24.Money warrant to William Borrett for half a year to 1701 Oct. 15 on his allowance as Treasury Solicitor. (Money order dated Oct. 30 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 495. Order Book V, p. 315. Disposition Book XV, p. 333.
Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imprests to allow 40l. in account to Mr. Seymour, the Clerk of the Hanaper, for the charge of passing his account for the year ended 1701 Sept. 29. Money Book XV, p. 497.
Treasury allowance of John Thorowkettle's bill of 16l. 3s. 4d. for 1701 Sept. 29 quarter as Messenger [of the Chamber] attending the Treasury: together with: Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay a like sum to him for same quarter as Messenger attending the Customs. Ibid., p. 503.
Letter of direction for 24466l. 0s. 8¼d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of branches of the revenue as follows viz. 300l. of Hackney Coaches licences rent; 4844l. 1s. 5d. of the 22d. per pound on India wrought silks; 6234l. 8s. 5d. of the 25 per cent. on French goods; 105l. 12s. 6d. of the 5s. per ton on French shipping; 1240l. of the arrears of the Customs which determined at Xmas 1699; 7809l. 7s. 8d. of loans on the first part of the 3700l. per week; 3932l. 10s. 8¼d. of loans on the last part of same: the total 24466l. 0s. 8¼d. to be applied as follows:
£s.d.
for clearings to the Troops in England, Jersey and Guernsey from June 25 last to Aug. 24 last1468019
for pay of the Garrisons for same time231510
for clearings to the 4 Companies at New York from April 25 last to June 24 last24417
for 2 weeks' subsistence to the Troops in England, Jersey, and Guernsey to Nov. 11 next7224132
Disposition Book XV, p. 326.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Mitchell, assignee of the Earl of NassauSaarbruck, concerning the said Earl's arrears of pay as a Lieut. General and Col. of Foot. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 466.
Oct. 24.William Lowndes to Josiah Burchet to permit Mr. Borrett to see the [Admiralty] papers relating to Mr. [Edward] Whitacre's accounts [as Solicitor of the Admiralty] so that he can proceed against him according to the Resolutions of the House of Commons [of 11 June 1701 Commons Journals XIII, p. 622]. (The like letters to the Navy Commissioners.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 467.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed case [missing] concerning the deficiency of the Fund for the Bank of England for the year ended 1701 June 1. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Henry Pyke, late purser of the King's ship Dover, concerning the prosecution brought first against Capt. Cross, Captain thereof, and afterwards against petitioner for a parcel of linen cloth. Reference Book VII, p. 438.
Same to same of the petition of Philip Gower for a landwaiter's place at Feversham. Ibid.
Oct. 28.Money warrant for 462l. 10s. 0d. each to James Vernon and Sir Charles Hedges for 1701 Sept. 29 quarter's salaries as Secretaries of State. (Money orders dated Oct. 31. and Nov. 6 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 496. Order Book V, pp. 314, 317. Disposition Book XV, p. 328.
Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare for declaration the account of the Receivers of the Two Millions [by the Act 9–10 Wm. III c. 44].
Prefixing: brief abstract of said account (charge: moneys received 2,000,000l.; Discharge: moneys paid for interest and principal and moneys detained to make good the subscribers' fund of 160,000l. total 1999161l. 8s. 7½d. leaving a remain of 838l. 11s. 4[½]d.). Money Book XV, p. 497.
Money order for 500l. to the Earl of Arran for half a year to Aug. 7 last as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber. (Money order dated Oct. 30 hereon.) Ibid., p. 497. Order Book V, p. 313. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General to pay the assessments under the 2s. Aid anno 1700 [11 Wm. III c. 2] on officers of the General Post Office and Penny Post Office of under 60l. per an. salary. Money Book XV, p. 498.
Money warrant for 378l. 17s. 6d. to Sarah, widow and executrix of Robert Chaplyn, late Receiver General of Aids for Co. Suffolk, for his extraordinary charges in his receipt. (Money order dated Nov. 6 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 498. Order Book V, p. 318. Disposition Book XV, p. 335.
Same for 215l. 4s. 0d. to the officers and clerks of the Tally Court for their fees on tallies of loan struck in the Tally Court from 1701 Easter to Michaelmas. (Money order dated Oct. 31 hereon). Money Book XV, p. 499. Order Book V, p. 316.
Oct. 28.Letter of direction for 3000l. to Mr. Stratford in further part of 20,000l. for cloth for Sweden. Disposition Book XV, p. 327.
Same for 20579l. 12s. 7½d. to the Paymaster of the Ordnance: for sea services of the Ordnance: out of loans to be made by himself on the Duties on Low Wines. Ibid.
Same for 10000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of loans to be made by himself on the last part of the 3700l. per week: to be for payment of the Forces sent to the assistance of the States General as in further part of 181033l. 2s. 6d. appropraiated for said service [by the Low Wines Act 12 Wm. III, c. 11.] Ibid.
Same for 500l. to Secretary Hedges for Secret Service for last Sept. 29 quarter. Ibid., p. 328.
William Lowndes to Auditor Shales, Auditor for Co. Chester; (and similarly to the Deputy Auditor for Wales) to adjust Morgan Whitley's accounts as late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Chester. (Same to the Agents for Taxes to assist therein). Out Letters (General) XVI, pp. 467, 468.
Same to same for a certificate how the perquisites of the Courts within the Liberties of St. Mary's at York have been answered to the King and how far the Court Rolls have been duly returned into your Office. Ibid., p. 467.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Philip Papillion relating to his accounts as Cashier to the Earl of Orford, late Treasurer of the Navy. Ibid., p. 468.
Same to Sir Edward Dering to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Dean and Chapter of Norwich relating to a pension payable to them out of fee farm rents. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Joshua Hopkins as waiter and searcher at Faversham loco Francis Coxen deceased.
Thomas Ogle junr. as a landwaiter at Stockton loco Thomas Ogle his father who resigns to him. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 142, 145.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Nicholas Wanley, a landwaiter in London port, praying leave to resign to his nephew Abraham Chambers. Reference Book VII, p. 438.
Same to same of the petition of Gabriell Guichard concerning wines imported by him from the Principality of Orange and County of Avignon which are seized by Mr. Manley, a Customs officer, under pretence of being French Wines. Ibid., p. 439.
Oct. 28.Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant of Sept. 19 last to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to Robert Jennings, Groom of the Bedchamber, of 80 ounces of gilt plate as a gift from the King at the christening of his child. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 151.
Treasury approval of the schedule of prices, detailed, of stamped paper and parchment for the year 1700. Ibid., p. 135.
Oct. 29.William Lowndes to [? the Attorney General] to report on the enclosed report [missing] from the Surveyor General of Crown Lands on a proposal of John Peters gent. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 468.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for stay of process ad computandum against Thomas Cobb, late Receiver General for Co. Southampton. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 134.
Oct. 30.Money order for 400l. to the Duchess of Grafton, as sole heiress of the late Earl of Arlington, on the 5000l. as by the privy seal of 1693 April 13, on which 3510l. is already paid. Order Book V, p. 316.
William Lowndes to Lady Wood (and to Mr. Rowe) to attend the Attorney General concerning the Hearthmoney tallies in your hands. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 469.
Oct. 31.Money warrant for 183l. to Thomas Rymer in full of 383l. to 1701 June 24 for transcribing and publishing the 'Foedera.' (Money order dated Nov. 7 hereon.) Money Book XV, p. 499. Order Book V, p. 317. Disposition Book XV, p. 332.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to repay the assessments to the [3s.] Aid granted last session [by 12–13 Wm. III c. 10] on officers of the Customs of under 60l. per an. salary. Money Book XV, p. 501.
William Lowndes to [the Navy Commissioners] to alter the imprest bills for 569l. 14s. 10¾d. and 96l. 17s. 4¼d. assigned to several clothiers of the Marine Regiment late under Col. Edward Dutton Colt deceased (to wit to Helen Grove, Francis Chapman, George Dorset, John Woodcroft, John Haregood and John Tranter, some of whom have already received satisfaction for the sums due to them for clothing) and to make same payable to said Colt as in part of 3192l. 9s. 1d. as by the letter of August 1 last supra p 335. Disposition Book XV, p. 328.
Letter of direction for 3000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the last part of the 3700l. per week: and to be paid to Nathaniel [Gold] and John Gold merchants on their contract for hemp: and to be placed to the head of Wear and Tear. (Letter duplicated on same page by a clerical slip.) Ibid., p. 329.
Same for 400l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service: out of Civil List moneys. Ibid.
Oct. 81.Same for 300l. to the Paymaster of the Works: out of same: to be paid to Signor Verrio for paintings in his Majesty's palace at Windsor. Ibid.
Same for 17316l. 12s. 9d. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the two thirds of the present Land Tax: to be applied to the Victualling. Ibid., p. 330.
William Lowndes to Sir Christopher Wren to report on (a) infra.
Prefixing: (a) Signor Verrio's account for work done at Windsor Castle.
£
for new painting the sides and ends of St. George's Hall and repairing the ceiling600
for new doing the Altar piece and sides of the Chapel and repairing the ceiling500
for new painting the King's privy stairs200
for new painting the Stone Gallery and new doing the Court and sides of the Guard Chamber staircase400
for repairing several ceilings where defective100
£1800
Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 469.
Same to the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex. You will be liable for Morgan Whitley's great debt to the Crown if you allow him to escape from your custody. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Bishop as a tidesman at Cowes loco John Skynner dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 146.
William Bennet and Thomas Howghton as tidesmen Liverpool port loco David Meredith and William Oagle dismissed.
William Nance (who has served as an extraordinary man at Falmouth) as tidesman and boatman there loco William Perry deceased.
William Gerrish (who hath been conversant in the affairs of the Customs at Montserrat and well behaved himself) to be collector of the 4½ per cent. Duty there loco Edward Parsons deceased.
Richard Clements as waterman London port loco John Dobson deceased.
John Peters as tidesman in the inferior list ibid loco Charles Collins deceased.
Fra. Grimston as a tidesman Yarmouth loco Robert Thompson deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 146.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Tho. Joyner and Jas. Cooper concerning their surety for Mr. Doily, late Receiver General for Co. Monmouth. Reference Book VII, p. 439.