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August 1680, 11-20

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'Entry Book: August 1680, 11-20', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 6: 1679-1680 (1913), pp. 670-678. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83548 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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August 1680

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
Aug. 11.Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to Mr. Hewer, Treasurer for the affairs of Tangier, the following sums for the respective uses expressed. Issue same out of the loans made by Richd. Kent and Charles Duncombe amounting to 10,627l. 5s. 10d. which now remain unpaid [unissued out of the Exchequer] for answering these purposes, viz., 1,400l. [loan] made for the Ordnance, 900l. [loan made] for Sir John Lanier, and 8,327l. 5s. 10d. lent yesterday for completing the present total: viz.:— Disposition Book I, p. 69.
l. s. d.
for the Victuallers 1,646 9 4
666 13 4
397 18 2
Mr. Shere for the mole 2,000 0 0
Treasurer of the Ordnance 1,400 0 0
2,000 0 0
Mr. Smith, messenger, for an express 200 0 0
Sir Jo. Lanier for pay, etc., of 3 Troops 2,304 5 0
Sir Jo. Lanier for disbursements 12 0 0
£10,627 5 10
Aug. 11.Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 300l. to Tho. Neale, Groom Porter, out of such moneys as shall be brought into the Exchequer of the Tenths of the Clergy by the collector of the dioceses of Winchester and Lincoln. Disposition Book I, p. 67.
Same to Mr. [Thomas] Browne of the Excise Office to forthwith receive from Alderman Backwell such money as is now due to you for interest of the principal money he owes you and to pay the same (together with what interest you have already received from him for the said money) into the Exchequer in part of what you owe upon your account of Hearthmoney. Out Letters (General) VI, p. 71.
Aug. 13.Same to Mr. Langley. On your desire therefor it is the pleasure of the Treasury Lords that a reward is to be given to the discoverers of the estates of Popish Recusants proportionable to the discovery after it is fully made out by law, but their Lordships do not intend them any gratuity till the King's title be so made out. Ibid, p. 75.
Aug. 14.Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 3,000l. to Nicholas Johnson in part of his order for 5,832l. 9s. 0d. for interest and gratuity [due to him]. Issue same out of Customs money which the Customs Cashier is to pay in for this purpose. Disposition Book I, p. 69.
Aug. 16.Money warrant for 500l. to the Earl of Bath and Lord Hawley for half a year to June 24 last on the annuity or pension payable to them out of the Excise: it being certified by Nicholas Johnson, late Cashier of Excise, that said annuity is paid to Christmas last. To be paid out of Excise money in the Exchequer. Money Book, p. 226.
Same for 150l. to Sir William Killigrew for last June 24 quarter payable to him out of the Excise. Ibid.
Same for 5,000l. to Henry Guy for last June 24 quarter on the 20,000l. per an. due to him for 3 years from 1678, Christmas, for secret service as by the privy seal of 1679, June 30. (Money order dated Aug. 17 hereon.) Ibid, p. 227. Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 157.
Same for 100l. to Eliz. Elliott, widow, for half a year to 1678, Lady day, on her fee or salary as his Majesty's housekeeper at Newmarket. Money Book, p. 227.
Money warrant for 100l. to Mris. Katherine Elliott for half a year to 1678, Christmas, on her pension of 200l. per an. Money Book, p. 228.
Same for 30l. to Sir Edward Griffin to be by him paid over to Edward Glynne, gent., for half a year to Christmas last on the allowance of 60l. per an. (Money order dated Aug. 17 hereon.) Ibid, p. 228. Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 159.
Same for 12l. 10s. 0d. to Eleanor Mather, widow and relict of Capt. William Mather, for last June 24 quarter on her pension of 50l. per an., as by the privy seal of June 30 last. (Money order dated Aug. 17 hereon.) Money Book, p. 229. Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 161.
Same for 380l. to William Hewer as imprest in part of the 50,000l. for the charge of the present expedition designed to Tangier as by the privy seal of July 21 last: 200l. hereof to be paid over to _ Smith, the messenger, for going to _ 100l. for discharging the quarters of disabled soldiers come hither from the said garrison, and the remaining 80l. to be paid to Mr. Peirce, the chirurgeon, for two chests and linen: to be issued out of loans made into the Exchequer by Richd. Kent and Charles Duncombe. (Money order dated Aug. 18 hereon.) Money Book, p. 229 Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 161.
Same for 800l. to said W. Hewer as imprest for the [ordinary of the] garrison of Tangier and as in further part of the 14,300l. for the quarter ended March 31 on the 57,200l. per an. for said ordinary as by the privy seal of 1674, Dec. 23: on which said quarter 2,069l. 9s. 9d. has been already directed. The present issue of 800l. is intended for the pay of disabled soldiers discharged from the aforesaid garrison. (Money order dated Aug. 18 hereon. Followed by: note of subsequent payments and letters of direction hereon (a) Recordatur 26 Aug., 1680, 200l. in part [is paid by the Teller] Vernon (b) "Sir Tho. Vernon: I pray pay 121l. 16s. 0d. in further part of this order out of loans by Mr. Kent and Mr. Duncombe." Recordatur 8 Oct., 1680, 121l. 16s. 0d. [paid by the Teller] Vernon [as] in part. (c) Letter of direction from the Treasury Lords dated 2 Nov., 1680. Let the sum of 58l. 4s. 0d, the remainder of this order, be satisfied by levying tallies on Richard Kent as Customs Cashier.) Money Book, p. 230. Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 160.
Same for 40l. to John Chetwynd, Receiver General for co. Stafford of the late Seventeen Months' Assessment, the Poll and the Eighteen Months' Assessment, as a reward for his extraordinary charges in answering the moneys of said taxes. (Money order dated Aug. 19 hereon.) Money Book, p. 230. Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 161.
Same for 10l. to Charles Coleman for 1675 Lady day quarter on his fee or salary of 40l. per an. and 5l. for 1674 Michaelmas quarter on his fee or salary of 20l. per an. as one of the King's Musicians; and for 11l. 12s. 8½d. to Edward Flower for 1677 Christmas quarter on his fee or salary of 46l. 10s. 10d. per an, and 10l. for 1678 Christmas quarter on his fee or salary of 40l. per an. Money Book, pp. 231, 232, 233, 234.
The like for 10l. to Alphonso Marsh for 1674, June 24 quarter on his same of 40l. per an. as a same.
The like for 42l. to John Blow, being 10l. for 1673 Lady day quarter on his fee of 40l. per an, 10l. for 1671 June 24 quarter on his fee of 40l. per an, 12l. for 1674 June 24 quarter on his fee of 48l. per an, 10l. for 1674 Lady day quarter on his fee as 40l. per an.; all as one of the King's Musicians.
The like for 15l. to William Turnor for 1674 Christmas quarter on his fee or salary of 60l. per an. as a same.
The like for 15l. to Henry Gregory for 1669 Michaelmas quarter on his same as a same.
The like for 11l. 13s. 2d. to Jeoffrey Aleworth for last Lady day quarter on his same of 46l. 12s. 8d. per an. as a same.
The like for 15l. 0s. 7½d. to Richard Robinson for 1678 Christmas quarter on his same of 60l. 2s. 6d. per an. as a same.
The like for 50l. to Nicholas Staggins for 1679 June 24 quarter on his fee or salary of 200l. per an. as a same, and 11l. 12s. 8½d. for one quarter due 1675–6. Feb. 5, on his fee or salary of 46l. 10s. 10d.
The like for 11l. 12s. 8½d. to Isaac Staggins for 1670 Christmas quarter as a same.
The like for 11l. 12s. 8½d. to Theophilus Fitz for 1672 Michaelmas quarter as a same.
The like for 11l. 12s. 8½d. to Joseph Fashion for 1679 Christmas quarter as a same.
The like for 25l. to Tho. Heywood for 1678 Michaelmas quarter as a same.
The like for 11l. 12s. 8½d. to John Singleton for 1671 June 24 quarter as a same.
The like for 12l. 10s. 0d. to William Gregory for 1679 Christmas quarter on his fee of 50l. per an. as a same and 10l. for one quarter on his fee of 40l. per an.
The like for 27l. 10s. 0d. to Thomas Farmer and Robt. King for 1680 Lady day quarter on their fee of 100l. 10s. 0d.
The like for 10l. to John Crouch for 1680 June 24 quarter as a same.
The like for 11l. 12s. 8½d, 16l. 10s. 7½d. and 10l. to William Clayton for 1671 Christmas quarter on his respective fee of 46l. 10s. 10d. per an., 66l. 2s. 6d. per an. and 40l. per an. as a same.
The like for 10l. 2s. 3½d. to _ Blagrave for 1671 June 24 quarter as a same.
The like for 10l. to _ Hooton for 1673 Lady day quarter as a same.
The like for 10l. to _ Mass [? Madge, Marsh, or Mason] for 1678 Michaelmas quarter as a same.
The like for 10l. to [Francis] Cruys for 1675 Michaelmas quarter as a same.
The like for 11l. 12s. 8½d. to [Robert] Strong for 1673 June 24 quarter as a same.
Aug. 16.Money warrant for 50l. to Jon Bagnald, deputy Receiver for co. Derby of the late Seventeen Months' Assessment, and Receiver for same county of the Poll and Eighteen Months' Assessment, as reward for his [extraordinary] services therein and for his losses sustained in recovering from said county 200l. of the King's money, which he was robbed of, as is certified by Sir Richd. Mason, Bartholomew Fillingham and John Ramsey [Agents for Taxes]. (Money order dated Nov. 15 hereon.) Money Book., p. 235. Order Book. XXXVIII, p. 174b.
Same for 60l. to Anthony Davys as late Receiver of the abovesaid Taxes for co. Wilts for his services and hazards in the timely answering the whole money due thereon. (For money order hereon see infra under date 1681, June 8.) Money Book, p. 235.
Aug. 16.Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 200l. 8s. 8d. to Edward Griffin on any unsatisfied orders in his name as Treasurer of the Chamber: hereof 60l. is intended to be paid over to Mr. Kirk. housekeeper to his Majesty's Palace at Whitehall, for the sweepers; 90l. 8s. 8d. for the falconers salaries payable in that Office [of the Chamber] and the remaining 50l. for Tho. Atterbury, messenger. Money Book, p. 236.
Same to [the Customs Commissioners] to direct the Customs Cashier to pay 10l. to Tho. Millar who is appointed collector of Customs for co. Albemarle in Carolina: same to be for his present support. Ibid, p. 237.
Money warrant for 75l. to Somerset Fox for last Lady day quarter on his annuity. Ibid, p. 242.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Excise money which Mr. Duncombe paid into the Exchequer on the 7th and 14th inst: viz.:— Disposition Book. I, p. 70.
l. s. d.
to Mr. Topham for the Duchess of Cleveland's sons 300 0 0
to Sir William Killegrew 125 0 0
to Col. Somerset Fox 75 0 0
to Mr. Johnson for off-reckonings for the Forces 3,000 0 0
more to said Johnson for interest 1,250 0 0
to Mris. Gwynne 250 0 0
to the Earl of Bath and Lord Hawley for the Duchess of Richmond 500 0 0
£5,500 0 0
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Lawrence Cole, gent., to reside in the Island of Jersey to sign and seal certificates of the landing of commodities [which certificates are] to be returned hither [to London] for the discharge of the securities here given, and further to perform such other matters as are directed by an order of Council of 1679, Dec. 17, upon a report made to the King in Council by the Lords of the Committee for the affairs of Jersey: the Treasury Lords having selected said Cole and the King having approved of him by order in Council of the 4th inst. Out Letters. (Customs.), p. 257.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue the Coinage money in the Exchequer to the Mint Commissioners. Further, to reserve and not to issue, without further directions, the money that is in or shall come into the Exchequer from seizures or forfeited goods (which has usually been issued to the use of the Privy Purse). Out Letters. (General.) VI, p. 72.
Same to Mr. Brisban. The Navy Board have informed the Treasury Lords that order is given for paying off several ships the computations for which amount to a considerable sum. The Treasury Lords have appointed a meeting [hereon] at the Treasury Chambers on Wednesday next and desire the Admiralty Lords to be present. Inform the said Lords hereof. Ibid.
Henry Guy to Mr. Lytcot [Comptroller of Accounts of Customs] to finish the weekly certificate of the Receiver and Paymaster of the Customs with Mr. Kent so that it may come to the Treasury Lords every Tuesday morning. Out Letters. (General.) VI, p. 72.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of Thomas Miller's petition for leave to send a deputy to Carolina and for money to defray his passage thither and for money for Miller's own support here: the proposed deputy being one of the witnesses for the King against Culpepper. Reference Book I, p. 134.
Treasury warrant to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of certain waste and sandy grounds lying betwixt high and low water mark near Holy Island in the bishopric of Durham, of which Capt. Thomas Paulden prays a fresh lease for 99 years on surrender of his present lease for 31 years granted in 26 Car. II. Ibid, pp. 135–6.
Prefixing: (a) said Paulden's petition for same. Said former lease dated 1674, Aug. 17, was granted with reservation of a rent of 3s. per an. and a fourth part of what should be recovered thereof (which said fourth part was subsequently granted to Martin Lister in trust for said Paulden, and with reserve of 10l. per an. rent therefor to the King): said lease being on condition that petitioner should, at his own costs, embank and secure the same from the sea, he having by a commission of enquiry directed out of the Exchequer (14 May, 1661), found the King's title thereto and the butts and bounds of the same, containing about 1,500 acres and having this last year embanked 500 acres thereof. Prays a grant for 99 years in view of his excessive charges and little likelihood of immediate profit. (b) Reference dated 1679, Dec. 20, from the King to the Treasury Lords thereon. (c) Treasury reference dated 1679–80, Feb. 19, to the Surveyor General. thereon. (d) Report dated May 26 from William Harbord, Surveyor General., hereon.
Constitution and appointment by the Treasury Lords of Sampson Shackerly to be one of the 4 supervisors of the tin blowing houses: John Eatcher [sic for Catcher], late supervisor of all the tin blowing houses in Cornwall and Devon, being lately deceased, and it being the King's pleasure that henceforth said office shall be exercised by 4 supervisors to attend and survey and take care of the particular blowing houses, ut infra, p. 681, under date Aug. 31. to hold said office during pleasure and with full power to make seizures of tin in the said parishes and in any other places whatsoever seizable under the Stannary laws. Warrants not Relating to Money, pp. 254–5.
The like Commissioners severally and respectively to Nathaniel Lugger of Bodmin, George Treweeke of Maddern [Madron] and William Upcot of Truro in each case with a supervising district as set out ut infra, Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe to prepare a writing of assignment to grant and assign to Sarah Hawkes, relict of John Hawkes, the messuage or tenement in Dorset Yard near Channon Row, ut supra, p. 669; except so much of the yard, parcel of the said land, as abuts north on the palings of the mansion houses of Robert Hill and Thomas Morris: all, namely, for the unexpired term vesting in the King by the death of said John Hawkes as an alien. Ibid, pp. 256–7.
Prefixing: (a) particular and memorandum of the premises, as found by an inquisition taken at the sign of the ship in Channon Row, 10 July last; (b) entry of [the Treasury Lords' signature of] the demise of said messuage accordingly.
Aug. 17.Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 428l. 8s. 4½d. to the [King's] musicians out of Mr. Kirwood's loan remaining in the Exchequer. Disposition Book I, p. 58.
Same to same to issue (out of loans now remaining in the Exchequer made by Richard Kent and Charles Duncombe) 500l. to the Earl of Oxford for his equipage [in his embassy] to compliment the French King. Ibid, p. 70.
[Same] to same to issue as follows 961l. 10s. 1d., making up the said total out of the following sources, viz., 100l. which by agreement with Mr. Robt. Ryves is to be paid into the Exchequer [out] of the Wine Licence revenue, the 500l. remaining in the Exchequer [out] of Mr. Felton's loan and the 61l. 10s. 0½d. remaining in the Exchequer [out] of the 600l. which was appointed for the falconers' salaries: same to be issued as follows: viz.:— Ibid, p. 71.
l. s. d.
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, 60l. for the sweepers and 90l. for the falconers who are payable in his Office 150 0 0
Churchwardens of St. Michaels, Cornhill, for their poor 30 10 0
Mris. Eleanor Mather on her pension 12 10 0
Andrew Meers, schoolmaster at Southwell [on his] perpetuity 10 0 0
Lady Wentworth on her pension 300 0 0
Treasurer of the Chamber for Edwd. Glyn for harbouring the red deer 300 0 0
Mris. Eliz. Elliot as housekeeper at Newmarket 100 0 0
Mris. Katherine Elliot on her pension 100 0 0
Henry Capell, late Consul at Tripoli 150 0 0
Tho. Atterbury, messenger 50 0 0
remains for uses hereafter to be directed 28 1 5
£691 10 5
Same to Mr. Rives. I have represented to the Treasury Lords your occasions [need] for the Wine Licence money the month past. My Lords have directed the issuing of that money out of the Exchequer to several persons for very necessary occasions whereby they cannot comply with you at this time. They intend to let you have the whole money of that receipt for this month and therefore desire you to pay the money into the Exchequer as you did the last month. Out Letters (General) VI, p. 73.
Aug. 18.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Sir James Bradshaw of all lands and goods which, by an inquisition taken at Gloverstone, co. Chester, May 20 last, were found forfeited to the King by the attainder of Edward Bradshaw, gent., lately convicted of felony and murder: to hold for the natural life of said Edward or for such term of years as by the said inquisition is found to be vested in the Crown. King's Warrant Book VIII, p. 30.
Aug. 18.Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to the Duchess of Mazarin parcels of Flanders lace sent as a present to her from the Countess of Soissons by Aimy Parry, a servant of Prince Philip, and taken from said servant by a Customs officer at Rochester. Out Letters (General) VI, p. 73.
Appending: said Duchess's memorial and note of said lace.
Aug. 19.Same to same to employ Alexander Cleve in the Customs. Ibid, p. 74.
Same to same. A moiety of the sums which in the following list were entirely paid to Thomas Miller were intended, by the Treasury Lords, for Henry Hudgson and should have been paid to him accordingly by said Miller. Ibid.
Prefixing: note of moneys paid to said Miller et al. [witnesses against G. Culpeper] by the Customs Cashier [on the command of the Treasury Lords], viz., 1679–80, 27 Jan., 10l. to said Miller; 17 Feb. 20l. to same; 18 Mar. 20l. to same; 1680, 5 May, 10l. to said Miller, Henry Hudson, John Tayler, Solomon Summers and Peter Brockwell; 28 May 20l. to said Miller; 17 June 20l. to said Miller, Hudson, Taylor, Sumers and Brockwell; 17 July 20l. to said Miller.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Edward Gibbs for the place of Comptroller of Gloucester port, same being referred to the Treasury Lords the 12th inst. by the King at Windsor "his Majesty well knowing the merits of the petitioner and being willing to gratify him." Reference Book 1, p. 134.
Same to same of Mr. Buckeridge's petition for leave to assign to George Westhorpe his place of landwaiter in London port. Ibid.
Same to same of Gustavus Young's petition for a tidewaiter's place in the Custom House, London. Ibid, p. 138.
Henry Guy to Sir George Downing transmitting the petition of Sara Gaunt, widow. Certify the Treasury Lords of the minutes taken in this case before the late Treasury Lords. Ibid, p. 134. Out Letters (General) VI, p. 75.
Prefixing: said petition, shewing that her husband George Caunt and his partner Richard Brown, both deceased, sub-farmers [of Excise] for the district of Norwich, were to have allowance from the head farmers [of Excise for co. Norfolk], and the latter again the like from the King, for losses by the plague "and her said husband proving in due form that at Norwich. Yarmouth and parts adjacent [such losses amounted to] 1,800l. the whereby Sir Sam. Sterling and partners insisting on the same, who were the head farmers, obtained from the late" Treasury Lords a promise of a defalcation of 598l. due then in the Excise Office to balance [said Farmers' account]. Petitioner can prove that her husband and his partner paid the full rent [of their sub-farm to said head farmers]. Therefore prays an order for the said allowance.
Aug. 19.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Robert Mason as waiter and searcher at Hull loco John Scott, lately deceased. Out Letters (Customs), p. 258.
Aug. 20.Money order for 7,300l. to Richard Kent and Charles Duncombe in repayment of so much by them lent into the Exchequer this day: together with 6 per cent. interest and 4 per cent. reward. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 162.