November 1680

Commons Journal

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History and Proceedings

Grey's Debates

CSPD Charles II

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Entry Book
November 1680, 22-29

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1913

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'Entry Book: November 1680, 22-29', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 6: 1679-1680 (1913), pp. 745-756. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83556 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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November 1680

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
Nov. 22.Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Nathaniel Child, Collector for the last Six Months' Assessment for disbanding the Forces [raised since 1677, Sept. 29]. Petitioner prays an order to Mr. Hinde and Mr. Kirwood for the taking of the return annexed, he having made several addresses to the [Assessment] Commissioners at Hixhall [Hicks Hall], and they cannot re-assess it [the arrear] "because the offices and officers are quite taken away." Ibid, p. 166.
Nov. 22.Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Margarett Goode praying the revocation of an order of the late Treasurer Danby for stay of process against Nicholas Veale, late Receiver for co. Gloucester of the Additional Aid. Reference Book I, p. 166.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Lawrence Thompson for a tidesman's place, London port. Petitioner is to be presented on the first vacancy. Ibid, p. 166. Order Book XXXVIII, pp. 174–5.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to me [Guy] for secret service the 250l. paid into the Exchequer by Tho. Agar for sale of woods [sic, for wood] in co. Essex. Disposition Book II, p. 34.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to transmit (as by an order of Council enclosed of the 6th inst.) to the Lords of the Privy Council [who are] appointed a Committee for Trade, quarterly accounts of goods imported and exported, "and to do other things therein mentioned." Out Letters (General) VI, p. 127.
Same to Jno. Howland, esq., at Mr. Whitfeild's house in Maidenhead, co. Berks. In reply to yours of the 18th inst. the Treasury Lords let you know that the Commissioners of the Retrospect [of the Wine Act] have brought their account to the Treasury to be declared and the balance of that account, being about 220l., appearing to be in your hands, my Lords cannot pass the account till same be cleared, and therefore direct you to forthwith pay said balance into the Exchequer. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Buckley. The King has appointed Thursday afternoon next at the Treasury to hear Mr. Dashwood, Mr. Perry and Sir John Coppleston about your [Buckley's] account. You are to attend the King there. (The like notice to Sir Jno. Copleston and Geo. Dashwood.) Ibid, p. 128.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to bring in forthwith the account of Sir Jno. James and his partners stated both ways, the one way as they propose, the other way as you advise. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Nott to send an account to the Clerk of the Cheque what the liveries of the warders of the Tower amount to yearly. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to return the draft [royal] warrant for [a great seal for] constituting Mr. Randolph as Collector of Customs in New England: with your opinion thereon. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to give to Thomas Newland a commission to seize uncustomed and prohibited goods for one year. Out Letters (Customs), p. 285.
Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of a docquet of a demise to Richard Lansdowne of the coal and minerals lying under the waste called Barrow in Stratton super Fosse, co. Somerset, for 17 years in reversion at the rent of 13s. 4d. per an. and fine of 5l. Warrants not Relating to Money, p. 268.
Money warrant for 3,000l. to Richard Bayly, John Lawrence and Charles Toll, executors to William Ashburnham, late Cofferer of the Household, as imprest for the service of the Household for the year ended 1679, Sept. 29. (Money order dated Nov. 23 hereon.) Money Book, p. 276. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 186.
Nov. 22.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 78l. to Samuell Danvers, one of the King's waiters, London port, being 39l. for three quarters to 1678, Christmas, and 39l. for three quarters to 1680, June 24: his salary of 52l. per an. having been suspended by order of 1679, Oct. 15, for his not attending the execution of his place by himself or deputy, which suspension was taken off by order of March 2 last, when he had appointed his deputy. A memorandum is to be made in the Customs books that he is not to be paid any salary from 1678, Christmas, to 1679, Michaelmas, during which he did no duty by himself or deputy. Money Book, p. 276.
Money warrant for 2,659l. 8s. 2d. to Anthony Row, Nathaniel Johnson, Cornwall Bradshaw, Robert Nott and Thomas Ducke, whereof 981l. 7s. 10d. being for 6 per cent. interest and 4 per cent. reward on 9,000l. loan and 1,678l. 0s. 4d. as same on 12,000l. loan, all as by the privy seal of Aug. 25 last ut supra, pp. 665–6. Same to be satisfied by tallies on said Row et al. on their Hearthmoney farm rent due at Lady day next and payable by the utmost days of grace on the 19 Sept., 1681. (Money order dated Nov. 29 hereon.) Ibid. p. 277. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 187.
[Nov.] 23.Treasury reference to the Mint Commissioners of the petition of William Tayleur, praying a Treasury order for the payment of 10l. for last Christmas quarter's salary to him as assistant to the Weigher and Teller of the Mint, the money remaining in the hands of the Warden of the Mint, who is willing to pay it, but thinks he cannot safely do it without such order. Hereon the said Commissioners are to see payment made if they have no objection. Reference Book I, p. 167.
Nov. 23.Henry Guy to the Collector of Tenths of the diocese of Lincoln to pay into the Exchequer forthwith the 914l. odd due for an arrear of Tenths of said diocese at Christmas last. Out Letters (General), p. 128.
Same to Mr. Miller. Go to the Customs Commissioners and resign to them your deputation as Collector of Carolina. They have directions to take care of you. Ibid, p. 129.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of Customs money now in the Exchequer 3,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy for one week to the 20th inst. on the [Navy's] weekly money. Disposition Book II, p. 34.
Nov. 25.Royal sign manual for 300l. to Baron de Vicque, as royal bounty, without accompt, to be issued on the 10,000l. privy seal dormant of the 6th inst. (Money warrant dated Nov. 27 hereon. Money order dated Nov. 29 hereon.) King's Warrant Book VIII, p. 62. Money Book, p. 281. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 178.
Same for 614l. 17s. 8d. to Henry Guy for secret service, without accompt: to be paid out of above said privy seal dormant. (Money warrant dated Nov. 27 hereon. Money order dated Nov. 29 hereon.) King's Warrant Book VIII, p. 62. Money Book, p. 282. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 178.
Nov. 25.Royal sign manual for 600l. to Capt. William Legg, appointed to go as Envoy Extraordinary to the Prince of Parma, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands, and also to the Landgrave of Hesse: to be for his expenses and services in that journey: to be without accompt and to be issued on the abovesaid privy seal dormant. (Money warrant dated Nov. 27 hereon. Money order dated Nov. 29 hereon.) King's Warrant Book VIII, p. 63. Money Book, p. 281. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 177.
Money warrant for 2,078l. 4s. 8d. to Sir George Wharton, bart., Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance: as imprest and to be paid over for interest from 1680, Lady day to Michaelmas on the Ordnance Office debt of 69,273l. 19s. 2½d. upon account of a war with the French King: as by the privy seal of Feb. 28 last, supra, p. 440. (Money order dated Nov. 29 hereon.) Money Book, p. 278. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 178.
Appending: certificate dated Nov. 15 from the Auditors of Imprests of said interest account.
Same for 3,709l. 12s. 1d. to William Hewer, Treasurer for the Affairs of Tangier, as imprest and in part of the 50,000l. for the extraordinary expense of the present expedition designed to Tangier, as by the privy seal of the 17th inst., supra, p. 741. To be satisfied by tallies on the Customs. Hereof 450l. is to pay for coals; 941l. 16s. 0d. to be paid to Sir George Wharton in full of 11,154l. 17s. 1d. for Tower stores supplied [for Tangier] from the Office of Ordnance; 2,231l. 17s. 6d. to be paid to Henry Goss for the second and last payments due to him according to agreement for clothes supplied to the Earl of Plymouth's Regiment "according to such order as the Lords Commissioners for Tangier shall give in that behalf"; and the remaining 85l. 18s. 7d. as in full of 250l. for satisfaction of several contingencies. (Money order dated Nov. 27 hereon.) Money Book, p. 279. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 177
Same for 500l. each to the Duke of Southampton, Duke of Grafton and the Earl of Northumberland, being in part of 750l. for 1679, Michaelmas quarter to them, on which quarter the Duke of Southampton has already received 200l. Money Book, p. 280.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to direct the Customs Cashier to pay 30s. to Stephen Munday for his subsistence for three weeks ended Nov. 25 inst., and henceforth to pay him 10s. weekly until he be ordered back for New England, he having been employed to bring letters for his Majesty's service from Edward Randolph, Collector of Customs in New England, "and is intended to be sent back thither with a commission for the said Mr. Randolph under the great seal of England." Ibid, p. 282.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to certify the Treasury Lords who are the proper persons to discharge the Exchequer upon the Earl of Plymouth's patent. Out Letters (General) VI, p. 129.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. By order of the Treasury Lords "I send you enclosed the minutes from the Lords' Committees concerning Carolina." Ibid.
[?]Same to Sir Charles Wheeler, Col. Strode and the rest of the late Farmers of the Four and a Half per cent. duty, to forthwith send to Mr. Blathwayte all your tallies from 1670 to 1677, and to do everything else necessary with him in order to the final declaration of your accounts of said farm. Ibid.
Nov. 25.Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to cause the rioters and other offenders in the business which happened lately in Gloucestershire [as below] (as represented in your memorial of the 17th inst.) to be prosecuted at the King's charge. Your solicitor is to be very careful therein whereby the offenders may be punished according to law. Out Letters (General) VI, p. 131.
Same to Sir Bainham Throckmorton ("delivered to Mr. Smyton"). The Treasury Lords are informed concerning the riot and great violences committed against the Customs officers at Bristol when endeavouring to seize great quantities of uncustomed and prohibited goods within the forest of Arre, co. Gloucester. Take care that the same be enquired into according to law and aid the discovery and punishment of the offenders. Ibid, p. 132.
Treasury reference to the Attorney General and King's Counsel of a paper of queries as follows [? presented to the Treasury Lords by S. Bedford] concerning methods of levying, etc., on Recusants' estates after conviction. Reference Book I, p. 169.
Prefixing. said paper. (1) Whether [if] the sheriff return a nihil upon the summons of the Pope or levies but part, there being no more personal estate to be found, [query] whether a fieri facias or extent is not to go out of the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office against the person, lands and goods of the Recusants convict; whether the sheriff may seize the stock of the tenants upon the land or must only extend the land or seize the person.
(2) Whether where a Recusant convict dying before the sheriff has levied the 20l. per month, process being out, [query whether the sheriff] may not levy after the death of the Recusant the several sums forfeited to the king before his death, and whether upon personal estate or land or both.
(3) Whether where a person is convicted in one county and in that county hath neither personal estate nor real to answer the 20l. per month to the King upon the first process [query:] whether the fieri facias or extent may be sent into that county where his lands lie to levy it there.
(4) Whether the sheriff ought not to levy the 20l. per month forfeited by the wife [being a convicted Recusant and her husband a Papist] upon the goods and lands of the husband, as also where the wife is a Papist and the husband a Protestant.
(5) Where the King enters upon and makes choice of the two-thirds of the estate of a Recusant, [query;] whether the 20l. per month forfeited by his wife [as herself a Recusant convict] shall thereupon cease or be still levied upon the husband.
(6) About the bargains and sales that are pretended after conviction.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt ([sent] per Smeton) to reserve for the Treasury Lords' particular directions what money now is or shall be paid into the Exchequer of the Tenths of the clergy of Lincoln diocese. Disposition Book II, p. 34.
Nov. 26.Royal warrant to the Attorney and Solicitor General for a privy seal for confirming guaranteeing or rendering certain the charging upon the Hearthmoney of the debts incurred in the Ordnance Office on account of a war with the French King. This warrant is on exactly the same lines as the previous one for similarly confirming on the same fund the Navy Office debt incurred for the same account of a war with the French King, supra, pp. 707–8, but the whole of the present warrant, together with the appended schedule of debts, is struck through and marked in the margin: "Cancelled 10 Dec., 1682," but without any marginal memoranda to explain the cancellation. The warrant is as follows: Several tallies amounting in all to 69,273l. 19s. 2½d. have been struck on the Hearthmoney [in pursuance of the privy seal of Feb. 28 last, ut supra, p. 440]: which said tallies were at first delivered to Sir George Wharton, Treasurer of the Ordnance, and are since by him delivered over to Sir William Pritchard and Sir Tho. Fitch, kts., Joseph Hornby, goldsmith, and divers other persons in order to their satisfaction for stores delivered in and services performed [for the Office of Ordnance] upon accompt of such a war against the French King. For the preservation of the ancient credit of the Exchequer as well as for the security of the said creditors concerned therein the King hereby declares and agrees with them that the said tallies as in schedule hereto shall be satisfied by the Farmers, Collectors and Receivers of the Hearthmoney at or before the respective times limited or appointed for the payment thereof according to the said schedule and according to the dates of the said tallies and before any other tally or warrant whatsoever of a later date according to equity and justice and the course used in payment of tallies on said revenue. And the said Farmers or Receivers are hereby required so to pay same, and the Treasury Lords are hereby to see same done and to allow such payments [in said Farmers' accounts] without any further warrant or direction [from the King] in that behalf. King's Warrant Book, pp. 63–6.
Appending: schedule of said tallies, [the tallies corresponding to each individual creditor's debt but giving only the sum, not the creditor's name], viz.: 20 tallies to a total of 11,273l. 19s. 2½d. on the half-year's Hearthmoney farm rent due 1681, March 25, and payable by the utmost days of grace 1681, Sept. 19; 35 tallies to a total of 18,000l. on the half-year's rent due 1681, Sept. 29, and payable by 1681–2, March 15; 32 tallies to a total of 18,000l. on the half-year's rent due 1682, March 25, and payable by 1682, Sept. 19; 46 tallies for in all 22,000l. struck on the half-year's rent due 1682, Sept. 29, and payable by 1682–3, March 15. (Full total, 69,273l. 19s. 2½d.)
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Henry Lawes [Laws] (a superannuated tidesman. London port) as a noontender ibid. loco John Wild, lately deceased. Out Letters (Customs), p. 287.
Walter Dike (formerly recommended to be a weighing porter) to be a tidesman [ibid.] loco said Lawes.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of [? Capt. Edward Cornwall], one of the sureties, together with Herbert Awbery, esq., of John Davis, Receiver of Hearthmoney for co. Hereford for 2½ years to 1674, March 25, which said Receiver had by his industry raised the yield of that revenue from 1,570l. 18s. 0d. per an. to 2,086l. 18s. 0d. per an., which increase does still continue, but in doing thereof said Davis expended 1,881l. 7s. 0d., and having no allowance for the same became indebted 1,184l. 4s. 11d. to the King and proves insolvent: and Awbery has been discharged from his surety bond, so that petitioner, a younger brother and wholly unable to pay the debt, is left as the only security: petitioner therefore prays to be discharged from his security in order to preserve his wife and children from ruin. Reference Book I, pp. 170–1.
Followed by: order of reference from the King in Council dated Whitehall, 1680, Nov. 12, to the Treasury Lords of said petition. "His Majesty being upon due information of the contents of this petition pleased to declare not only his readiness to reward and gratify in any reasonable manner the services and expenses of any person who shall really improve and increase by their care and industry the state of his revenue, but also how willing he is to dispense equitably the consideration of this petition," refers same to the Treasury Lords to report how far petitioner is capable of the like royal bounty already extended to said Aubrey.
Nov. 27.Treasury reference to the Navy Commissioners of the petition of [? Robt. Foley], son of Robt. Foley, late Receiver General of the Royal Aid and Additional Aid and Eleven Months' Supply for co. Worcester: shewing that his said father passed his account and obtained his quietus, having in his said account returned a super of 346l. 2s. 9d. upon William Woodward, head collector for the lower port of Pershore hundred, but the said Woodward proving insolvent the [Assessment] Commissioners for said county have returned a super of 127l. 4s. 6d. back upon the said Robert Foley, deceased, for which Exchequer process is issued against petitioner: petitioner doubts not to justify his father's accounts to be true, but being loath to contend with his country [=county of Worcester] to draw a re-assessment upon them if it may be avoided, and having a debt of 1,344l. due to him from his Majesty in the Navy Office as executor to Robert Foley, deceased, prays that said 127l. 4s. 6d. may be allowed out of said 1,344l. Reference Book I, p. 171.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Wright, of London, merchant, on behalf of his correspondent Jaques Legrice, merchant in Dieppe, shewing that by petitioner's order Danell Cognard, a merchant of Rouen, bought a bale of maske leather and sent it to Legrice to be shipped for London, but by mistake Legrice's porter shipped a bale of crape, which was seized. Ibid, p. 172.
Same to same of the petition of Richard Scadgell, landwaiter in Looe port, who being aged prays that his office may be settled on his son. Ibid.
Same to the Wine Licence Commissioners of the petition of the vintners, inhabitants in Northampton town praying that (in consideration for the great calamity petitioners were under by the great fire in said town), they may be discharged from the Wine Licence duty for the remainder of the term of seven years, they finding themselves discharged but for three years in the Wine Licence Office before the Commissioners [thereof]. Ibid, pp. 172–3.
Nov. 27.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Samuell Sommaster praying for some employment in the Customs, petitioner for his abilities and fidelity as a solicitor both at the Council and Common Laws having been granted by the King a clerk's place in the Prerogative Office for probate of wills with a royal letter to the then Archbishop of Canterbury to confirm and establish him in the place, which [grant] proved ineffectual in regard the place lay not in his Majesty's disposal. Reference Book I, p. 173.
The Treasury Lords to the Lord Mayor and other the Commissioners for London for the late Assessments. On our weekly perusal of the state of the arrears of the late Seventeen Months' Assessment and Eighteen Months' Assessment we observe that on the 23rd ult. there remained in arrear upon the City of London 1,724l. 12s. 11¼d. on the first half of those taxes, and 1,720l. 3s. 2d. on the latter half, or 3,444l. 16s. 1¼d. in all. We certified this to you some time since and directed the Agent[s] for the Assessments to lay before you the urgency of his Majesty's occasions and the necessity of answering said arrears in order to the discharge of the purposes to which they are designed, the first tax being appointed for building the 30 ships and the second for disbanding the army, etc., "but have hitherto failed of an account of your effectual endeavours in it. We therefore again recommend to you the necessity there is to have those arrears immediately reassessed and paid to the Receiver General, the several Acts of Parliament in no case dispensing with any delay under any pretext what-soever." See the express directions in the Act for the Seventeen Months' tax for the full money to be paid quarterly to the Receiver by the days appointed and for reassessing any arrears, and for the Receiver paying the full charge into the Exchequer at the times limited, and all without any abatement whatsoever. And so similarly for the later Act also. "which we desire you will peruse and put the same in execution." Out Letters (General) VI. pp. 130–1.
Henry Guy to the Wine Licences Commissioners to send to the Treasury Lords forthwith a certificate of the cash in your hands. In the margin: [delivered] to Mr. Smiton. Ibid. p. 131.
Mris. Goddard desires on behalf of her son, Thomas Goddard, that the place of customer of Lynne, void by the death of Mr. Godfry, may not be disposed of till her son be heard, who, she says, has a grant of that place from the King. Notice to be given to her at Mr. Grove's house in Queen Street. Caveat Book, p. 13.
[?]Cave that no grant pass to Geo. Browning of a weir in the river of Exe till the Corporation of Exeter be heard. Send [notice] to Mr. Dan Vinicombe, of Lyon's Inn. Ibid.
[?]Cave that nothing pass the Treasury in relation to the custodiam of the Marchioness Dowager of Worcester or anything relating to one Ocarmy [O'Kearney] her husband till his lordship [? the present Marquess of Worcester] have notice. Ibid.
Nov. 27.Treasury recommendation to the Customs Commissioners of Edwd. Edward's petition for a place as tidesman in extraordinary, London port. Out Letters (Customs), p. 285.
Treasury flat for royal letters patent to constitute Christopher Shaen one of the King's waiters, London port loco William Lowndes, gent., surrendered. Warrants not Relating to Money, p. 269.
Money order for 2,018l. 19s. 5d. to Richard Kent and Charles Duncombe in repayment of so much by them lent this day into the Exchequer: with 6 per cent. per an. interest and 4 per cent. per an. reward payable [or to be made into principal] at the end of every three months. Order Book XXXVIII. p. 179.
Together with: a later letter of direction dated 1680, Dec. 13, for same to be satisfied by tallies on the Customs.
Money warrant for 20l. to Peter Woodcock as reward for his extraordinary pains and charges as Receiver General for co. Rutland of the Seventeen Months' Assessment, Poll and Eighteen Months' Assessment. (Money order dated Dec. 13 hereon.) Money Book, p. 279. Order Book XXXVIII. p. 184.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Anthony Caddy and Nich. Booker for the place of tidesurveyor at Hull, vacant by the death of Thomas Harrison. Reference Book I, p. 158.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of Customs money now in the Exchequer 3,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy for one week to the 27th inst. on the [Navy's] weekly money: and to issue out of Excise money 2,000l. to Mr. Johnson for offreckonings [of the Forces], and 250l. to Mris. Gwynn. Disposition Book II, p. 34.
Nov. 29.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 69l. 6s. 8d. to Phil. Warwicke for last June 24 quarter on his salary as collector outwards of petty customs, London port. Money Book, p. 283.
Same dormant to same to pay quarterly to Adam de Cardonal his fee or salary of 62l. 13s. 4d. per an. as customer outwards, Southampton port, he having undertaken also the collection of that port. Ibid, p. 286.
Same for the like quarterly payment of the salary of 62l. 13s. 4d. per an. to Francis Weaver, customer inwards, Southampton port, he having undertaken the collection of Portsmouth, which is a member of Southampton port: together with warrant for the payment of 15l. 13s. 4d. to him for last Michaelmas quarter thereon. Ibid.
Treasury flat for royal letters patent to constitute Morgan Powell, gent. comptroller of Milford port loco George Powell, gent., lately deceased. Warrants not Relating to Money, p. 270.
[?]Entry of [the Treasury Lords' signature of] the docquet of a demise by in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to Thomas Smith of divers lands and tenements in co. Hereford of Elizabeth Williams, outlaw: at a rent of 2s. 4d. per an. and fine of 4s. 8d. Ibid.
[? Nov. 29.]Entry of [the Treasury Lords' signature of] the docquet of a demise by in custodian lease under the Exchequer seal to John Haweis and William Hicks of divers lands and tenements in co. Cornwall belonging to Stephen Hicks and extended for debts owing by him to the King and others, which debts have been paid by said Haweis and W. Hicks: to hold same until they be reimbursed: to be held at a rent of 6s. 8d. per an. and fine of 13s. 4d. Warrants not relating to Money, p. 270.
Nov. 29.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Edward Lawrance as collector, waiter and searcher at Shoreham loco Robt. Hall, junr., lately dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) p. 285.
Same to same to suppress the salary of 30l. per an. now established for a riding surveyor at Lymington and to depute Gerard Fox to be riding surveyor from Scarborough to Hartlepool inclusive and to reside at Gainsborough with the said salary of 30l. per an.: all by reason that Benjamin Dewy, the riding surveyor at Lymington, is now officiating at Titchfield, with an allowance as directed by Treasury order of the 16th inst., and his said place at Lymington is supplied by an officer from London. Ibid.
Same to same to insert in the establishment an addition of 40s. per an. each to the present salary of John Grant, tidesman at Nangle, John Revell, tidesman at Dale, and Phillip Smyth, tidesman at the Pill: as proposed by Robert Chambers, collector of Milford port. Ibid, p. 286.
Same to same to employ Jeremy Kenward as a coast waiter at Plymouth loco Anthony Buckly, lately deceased. Ibid, pp. 286, 287, 289, 290, 291, 292.
Jno. Floyher as collector of the Plantation duties in Jamaica loco Richard Butler, who has relinquished same.
Oliver Hannet (a superannuated weighing porter, London port) as a noontender, London port loco Richard Boone, lately deceased.
William Shaddock as boatman at Ipswich loco Nicholas Swan. lately deceased.
Henry Bath as a tidesman at Plymouth port loco Jeremy Kenward. who is presented to be a coastwaiter there.
John Tanner as waiter and searcher at Barry and Sully in Swansea port loco John Davis and the salary of 3l. to be increased to 5l. per an. as proposed by Capt. John Man, collector of Swansea port.
Henry Clement as tidesman at Minehead loco John Bennett, lately deceased.
Thomas Crowder as tidesman and boatman at Boston port loco Nicholas Davis, who has deserted said employment.
Samuel Long as same Ibid. loco Thomas Smith, lately dismissed. (In the margin, cancelled 1681–2. Feb. 12.)
Thomas Evance (at present an extraordinary weighing porter) to be a weighing porter in fee, London port loco Oliver Hannet, who is presented to be noontender.
Hen. Darrington as waiter and searcher at [East] Bourne loco William Bowley, dismissed: said Dorrington being to officiate at Newhaven and Lewes for his salary at Bourne, which is 10l. per an.: and Daniel Hawkins, the waiter and searcher at Newhaven and Lewes, is to officiate at Bourne for his present established salary at Newhaven.
Hen. Wilkins as a waiter and searcher at Liverpool loco Augustine Wilkins, his father, who is willing to resign.
William Hollister (one of the extraordinary tidesmen, London port) to be a tidesman in fee Ibid. loco Lewis Price, junr., lately deceased.
Derby Bryan (one of the 50 extraordinary tidesmen ibid.) to be a tidesman in fee ibid. loco Henry Baker, deceased.
Nov. 19
[sic, erratum
for 29.]
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to insert on the Customs establishment an allowance of 10l. per an. to Adam de Cardonal for a clerk, he having as customer outwards of Southampton port taken on him the collection of the said port: said clerk to be employed under him in the said collection. Out Letters (Customs), p. 288.
Nov. 29.Henry Guy to the Navy Commissioners to assign for payment, out of money directed to the Treasurer of the Navy for that purpose, the bill for 264l. 5s. 10d. for slops supplied to the Guarland at Ireland by Robert Clarke. (Same to the Treasurer of the Navy to pay as above the said sum, which the Treasury Lords have directed to be paid to you at the Exchequer.) Out Letters (General) VI, p. 133.
Same to the Mint Commissioners. Mr. Parry. the King's late Agent in Portugal has shipped on the Ruby 38,000 pieces of Eight which he received in Portugal for the King's use, and is to pay the value thereof in sterling money into the Exchequer. Certify the Treasury Lords what is the current price here of pieces of Eight and which is the best way to dispose of the said sum of that coin so as to bring the value thereof into the Exchequer with most advantage to the King. Ibid.
Same to Mris. Aldworth [widow of the late Auditor Aldworth]. The abovesaid Parry is to give an accompt of the moneys received of the Queen's portion since the adjustment of [the said accounts by] Sir Robert Southwell. Please deliver to Parry the papers which upon the auditing of his last account he left in your husband's hands, and a note or certificate of the tallies relating thereto. (In the margin: [delivered to] Smyton.) Ibid.
Treasury reference to Sir Creswell Levins, the Attorney General, of the petition of John Aston, gent.: petitioner shewing that he has lately discovered a small close of pasture in Rengsworth [? Rangeworthy] called Bromwell, and another like close of about 2 acres and 3 selions of land in Toddington. co. Gloucester, long since held of the Crown by one Birch and now concealed; and praying for a lease of same on his undertaking to prosecute the King's title at his own expense. Reference Book I, p. 174.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Boys for some employment in the Customs. Ibid. p. 175.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to me [Guy] for secret service the 614l. 17s. 8d. which will be speedily paid into the Exchequer by the Collector of Tenths of the diocese of Lincoln. Disposition Book II, p. 35.
[? Nov. 29.]Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows, out of loans made this day into the Exchequer by Mr. Kent and Mr. Duncombe:— Disposition Book II, p. 34.
l. s. d.
to Capt. Legg on his warrant 600 0 0
to the Baron D'Vicque 300 0 0
to the Treasurer of the new Royal Foundation [of the King's mathematical boys at Christ's Hospital] for half a year ended June 24 last, at which time the payment determines 500 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Navy to be by him paid over to Robt. Clarke for slops supplied to the Guarland at Ireland 264 5 10
£1,664 5 10