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'Entry Book: May 1682, 2-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 7: 1681-1685 (1916), pp. 459-465. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83834 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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May 1682

Date.Nature and Substance of the Entry.Reference.
May 2.Same to the Navy Commissioners to assign for payment out of the Navy's weekly money the 179l. 2s. 0d. [due] to Capt. Jno. Tyrrell, late commander of the Orange Tree.Ibid, p. 142.
May 4.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to deliver customs free the baggage of the ambassador from the King of Bantam (arrived in the ship New London) at the house of Mr. Lionel Emps at Charing Cross which is taken for his reception. Any goods therein of the growth etc. of France are to be excepted as prohibited by the late Poll Act.Out Letters (Customs) VIII, p. 103.
Money order for 22l. 16s. 3d. to Robt. Earl of Lindsey, Warden of Waltham Forest, for five years to 1676, June 24, on the fee of 3d. a day for the keeper of Walwood Woods and Homefrith Woods in said forest. Entry struck through. In the margin: 8 April, 1684, this order the Treasury Lords cancelled because satisfaction of this fee has been made to Lady day, 1682 on an order dated 1682, Aug. 19.Order Book XXXVIII, p. 3.
May 6.Royal sign manual for 600l. to Henry Guy for secret service, without account: to be issued on the 10,000l. privy seal dormant of April 12 last. (Money warrant dated May 9 hereon. Money order dated May 10 hereon.)King's Warrant Book IX, p. 14. Money Book III, p. 307. Order Book XXXIX, p. 4.
Same for 518l. 14s. 6d. to same for same: to be issued on the same privy seal. (Money warrant dated May 9 hereon. Money order dated May 10 hereon.)King's Warrant Book IX, p. 14. Money Book III, p. 307. Order Book XXXIX, p. 4.
Same for 500l. to same for same: to be issued on the same privy seal. (Money warrant dated May 9 hereon. Money order dated May 10 hereon.)King's Warrant Book IX, p. 14. Money Book III, p. 307. Order Book XXXIX, p. 4.
Privy seal for the issue to Charles Fox, Receiver and Paymaster of the Guards, Garrisons and Forces, of 68,000l. as imprest to complete the pay of the Guards, Garrisons and contingent charges thereof for the half year 1681–2, Jan. 1, to 1682, July 1; on which half year 32,000l. was issued to the late Paymaster, Nicho[las] Johnson, before his death. Together with dormant warrant clause for the payment to said Fox from time to time of moneys for the Forces not exceeding 200,000l. per an., by [way of] advance or otherwise as the Treasury Lords think necessary. The issues of such moneys are to be made according to such musters as shall be certified from time to time by the Commissary General of the Musters and according to warrants from time to time from the Treasury Lords or from the General of the Forces. Further there is hereby to be paid to said Paymaster the sum of 1,222l. 15s. 0d. per an. as imprest to be by him paid over to the Lieutenant of Dover Castle for the pay of the garrisons of Arcliffe Bulwark, Motes Bulwark, Dover Castle, Sandown Castle, Deal Castle, Sandgate Castle and Walmer Castle; the pay whereof is in arrear since 1678, Sept. 29. Further there is hereby to be paid to said Fox for the general officers and others in the King's service in Virginia from time to time such allowances or sums of money as the King by warrant under his royal sign manual shall direct. (Royal warrant dated Windsor Castle, May 1 for said privy seal.)King's Warrant Book IX, pp. 9–10.
May 6.Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of such Excise money as is directed to be paid into the Exchequer this week, viz.:Disposition Book II, p. 142.
l.s.d.
to be reserved to be issued to the Paymaster of the Forces as soon as his privy seal and warrant are passed4,00000
to me [Guy] for secret service in part of 5,000l.20000
Same to same to issue as follows out of such Customs money as is directed to be this week paid into the Exchequer, viz.:Ibid.
l.s.d.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for three weeks of the Navy's weekly money 7,500l., whereof 3,000l. is intended for the Victuallers7,50000
to ditto for Capt. Hambleton [Hamilton]47500
to ditto for the men of the Fanfan4000
to ditto for Capt. Terryll180180
to ditto for hemp50000
to ditto towards fitting out ships for the Irish account and the Italian Convoy2,00000
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance over and above the 500l. weekly money1,00000
to the Lord President [of the Privy Council]37500
to the Privy Purse for Healing gold50000
£12,070180
May 7.Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of a demise to William Coryton of lands etc. within the precincts of the park of Kerrybullock etc. ut supra, p. 418.Warrants not Relating to Money IX, p. 71.
May 8.Letter of direction on a copy of a money order (the original being lost) dated 1664, Dec. 5, for 4,930l. to Francis Sympson and Jno. Sympson, his Majesty's Jewellers, for jewels and other things sold and delivered for his Majesty's use, viz., two jewels with his Majesty's picture in each, set about with great fasset diamonds alike, given to Seignior Coccaw and Signior Morosini, both ambassadors from the State of Venice, of the value of 1,300l.; a jewel with his Majesty's picture set about with fasset diamonds given to Count Antoyne, son to Count Holdenburgh, a prince of Germany, of the value of 180l.; a jewel with his Majesty's picture set about with great fasset diamonds given to Count de Brake, Ambassador from the King of Sweden of the value of 900l.; a jewel of his Majesty's picture set about with fasset diamonds given to Monsieur Frizendorp, Envoy from the King of Sweden, of the value of 450l.; a jewel with his Majesty's picture set about with diamonds given to the Marquis Duras, Ambassador from the Republic of Genoa, of the value of 760l.; a jewel with fasset diamonds given to Count Rougond, Envoy from the Duke of Modena of the value of 280l.; a jewel with fasset diamonds given to Sir William St. Ravy to give to Monsieur Willm. Adam, a mercer that brought the deer to his Majesty from the Elector of Brandenburg, of the value of 160l.; a jewel with his Majesty's picture set about with fasset diamonds given to Monsieur L'Estrade, Ambassador from the King of France, of the value of 900l.Order Book XXXIX, pp. 1–2.
The present letter of direction is for payment of 3,930l. remaining unpaid on this order: the same to be satisfied by a tally on Sir Richard Pigot, et al. late Farmers of the Hearthmoney. If the original of the lost order be found it is to be cancelled.
Appending: (1) certificate dated 1681–2, Mar. 22, by Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt, that of the abovesaid order (based upon the privy seal of 1662, April 24, for 4,930l. to the said Francis and John Sympson), only 1,000l. had been paid at the Exchequer (viz., 200l. on 1666, June 2, 200l. June 23, 100l. July 7, 100l. July 19, 100l. Aug. 4, 100l. Aug. 25, 100l. Sept. 22, and 100l. on 1667, Aug. 8) thus leaving 3,930l. still to be paid "but whether the said remaining 3,930l. or any part thereof hath been paid by the then Farmers of the Hearthmoney doth not appear in the Exchequer."
(2) Affidavit by William Duncker the elder of London, merchant, that he delivered the original of the abovesaid order to Sir Robert Vyner, who has lost or mislaid same.
May 8.Money warrant for 68,000l. to Charles Fox, Paymaster of the Forces: as by the privy seal of May 6, supra, p. 459. (Money order dated May 9 hereon.)Money Book III, p. 306. Order Book XXXIX, p. 3.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies to discharge the baronetcy fee of 1,095l. due to the King from Sir Hugh Middleton of Hackney, co. Midd. (Privy seal dated 1681, Nov. 30, for said discharge.)Money Book III, p. 307. King's Warrant Book IX, pp. 13–14.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay 400l. to Seth, bishop of Sarum, Chancellor of the Order of the Garter, for half a year to Christmas last on the annuity or pension of 1,200l. for the support of the honour of said Order, "on which allowance there hath been of late years only 800l. per an. paid by agreement."Money Book III, p. 307.
Henry Guy to Mr. Kent, the Customs Cashier, to inform the Treasury Lords when the Duke of Lauderdale was last paid anything on his pensions on the Customs.Out Letters (General) VI, p. 433.
May 8.Henry Guy to Mr. Hooker, deputy to the Receiver of the Duchy [of Cornwall]. Mr. Duncombe has complained that he has a tally for 338l. 10s. 0d. levied upon the said Receiver, dated July 9 last, and that you refuse payment thereof, although same has been several times shown to you when you had the King's money in your hands. You are to pay said tally as you ought or else to attend the Treasury Lords to show reason to the contrary.Out Letters (General) VI, p. 433.
May 9.Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to Charles Fox, Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons, the 12,000l. now remaining reserved in the Exchequer for said Fox [his warrants as Paymaster being now passed].Disposition Book II, p. 143.
[?]Same to same to issue, out of such Customs money as was formerly reserved for Mr. Poley, 116l. 15s. 0d. to me [Guy] for secret service in part of 600l.; and out of Hearthmoney formerly reserved for Visct. Lumley 50l. [to me, Guy for secret service] to complete an order of 380l. in my name.Ibid.
May 9.Same to same to issue as follows out of such Excise money as is directed to be this week paid into the Exchequer, viz.:Ibid.
l.
to Mr. Fox for subsistance of the Forces2,000
to ditto for off-reckonings2,000
to Sir William Killigrew125
to Somerset Fox75
to me [Guy] for secret service in part of 5,000l.200
to the Duke of Grafton250
£4,650
Money warrant for 5,000l. to Baptist May, Keeper of the Privy Purse [for the service of the Privy Purse]: to be issued out of the proceeds of the seizures and forfeitures of uncustomed and prohibited goods, which said seizures are by the privy seal of 1665, Sept. 5, appropriated to the Privy Purse. On the bringing of such proceeds into the Exchequer, tallies are to be levied from time to time, according to the direction of said privy seal, for the discharge of the parties bringing in the same. (Money order dated May 10 hereon.)Money Book III, p. 308. Order Book XXXIX, p. 4.
Same for 200l. to Dame Ann Windham for half a year to 1681, Sept. 29, on her pension. (Cancelled and on the 22nd May replaced by a fresh money warrant for 100l. to her for one quarter thereon to 1681, June 24, being in full of what is due to her upon her said pension to the time of her surrendering same to his Majesty: together with money warrant for 100l. to Rachell Windham and Frances Windham, daughters of the said Dame Ann Windham, for 1681, Sept. 29, quarter on the pension of 400l. per an. granted to them upon the surrender of their said mother's pension.)Money Book III, pp. 308, 330.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 75l. to George Porter for 1681, Christmas quarter, on his salary as Surveyor of Customs, London port.Ibid, p. 309.
May 9.Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay Sir John Shaw 483l. 6s. 8d. for half a year to 1681, Christmas, on his fees of 466l. 13s. 4d. per an. as collector inwards, London port, and 500l. per an. as Surveyor of the Navigation Act.Money Book III, p. 309.
Same to same to pay 138l. 13s. 4d. to Phillip Warwick for same time as collector outwards of petty Customs, London port.Ibid.
Money warrant for 12l. 10s. 0d. to Eleanor Mather for 1682, Lady day quarter, on her annuity or pension. (Money order dated May 10 hereon.)Ibid, p. 310. Order Book XXXIX, p. 4.
Same for 115l. to John Chase for one year to 1679, Christmas, on his fee or salary as his Majesty's Apothecary.Money Book III, p. 310.
Same for 75l. to Somerset Fox, esq., for 1682, Lady day quarter, on his annuity or pension.Ibid.
Same for 125l. to Sir William Killigrew for 1682, Lady day quarter, on his same.Ibid, p. 311.
Henry Guy [to the Customs Commissioners]. You may do as you think fit on your presentment of April 24 last proposing to restore John Waring (in regard of the [Customs frauds] discoveries he has made) to his place as patent searcher of Chester port, but to have his present station at Lancaster, not at Liverpool.Out Letters (General) VI, p. 433.
Same to the Earl of Radnor, Lord President of the Council. The inhabitants of Penryn borough have petitioned the King to make their town a coinage town. Said petition has been referred to the Treasury Lords to advise with yourself, the Earl of Bath and Lord Arundel of Trerice. The Treasury Lords think it reasonable to summon the other towns concerned to appear. What time will be convenient to you for this hearing?Ibid.
Same to Major Dickens. On the hearing [of the matter] between you and Mr. Agar before the Treasury Lords 1680, Nov. 29, they made a minute that if you should obstruct the sale of the King's wood upon the score of fees which you pretend to they would suspend you from your office. Mr. Agar complains that you do so obstruct the sale. If you proceed further you will soon be suspended.Ibid, p. 434.
Same to Mr. Dering. There were two tallies struck on the Hearthmoney for 3,600l. odd upon a discharge given by the agent of Col. Stapleton in your office. Inform the Treasury Lords who was employed in striking those tallies and to whom they were delivered.Ibid.
Sir Thomas Meeres desires that no grant may pass of any chantry lands in Scotton, co. Lincoln, till he be heard. This caveat was entered by [Treasury] Secretary Guy's order.Caveat Book, p. 16.
May 10.Treasury warrant to Geo. Dashwood, et al. Farmers of Excise, to permit the Auditor of Excise and the Controller of Excise to inspect the Journals, ledgers and other books [of the Excise] to draw out the true product of the Excise for the last four years.Warrants not Relating to Money IX, p. 71.
May 10.Treasury warrant to Sir William Farmer, bart., William Harbord, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, Henry Farmer, esq., Tho. Agarr and Charles Strode, Surveyors General of Woods, Trent South, Thomas Newton, his Majesty's Woodward of Whittlewood and Salcey forests, and Saml. Roll, gent., to fell so much course timber (not fit for the Navy) in said forests as will raise 2,000l., it appearing from the report of April 22 last from some of the abovesaid persons that such timber can be spared without prejudice over and above the trees which have lately been marked by Mr. Boyer, one of the purveyors of the Navy at present employed there: it appearing that in some parts, viz. in Chambersale Coppice the trees are so thick as to be hurtful to one another. Proper books to be kept, the timber to be sold by contract, no person to take any poundage or benefit and the money to be paid into the Exchequer when received. Further in order that the King may receive certain information what quantity of shiptimber there may be within the said forests, and what proportion thereof may answer the charge of carrying it by land and water to any of the King's wharves, you are hereby to fell 20 trees best for that service and to sell same and to report hereon to the Treasury Lords.Warrants not Relating to Money IX, pp. 71–2.
Same to [the Clerk of the Pipe] for a lease to John Topham of a close of land called Cockclose lying in Eton. co. Bucks, for 31 years from 1682, Lady day, at the old rent of 4s. per an. and 40s. per an. de incremento.Ibid, pp. 73–4.
Prefixing and appending: (a) particular of the premises by Auditor John Shales, dated 1681–2, Jan. 26. I find no lease of the said premises since a short entry of a lease dated 1610, Aug. 31, to John Eldred and William Whitmore for 60 years. The rent of 4s. per an. has been kept yearly in charge upon the Receiver of the Honor of Windsor. I find no lease made to Mr. Goad.
(b) Ratal of said particular by William Harbord, Surveyor General of Crown Lands. The lessee at his own cost to recover the Crown's right and interest in the premises.
(c) Entry of the demise [being the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet thereof].
Same to the King's Remembrancer for a particular of the estates of Christopher Banastre and of James Starkey and their securities extended for not answering the assessments of which they were respectively Receiver General, viz. of the Seventeen Months' Tax, the last Poll and the last Eighteen Months' Tax, co. Lancs: all as by the returns made by the sheriff of said county in Hilary term, 1679–80: all to the intent that leases may be made of the said extended estates to the speedy answering of said debts.Ibid, p. 79.
The like for the same of Robert Cresset's extended estates as Receiver of the last Eighteen Months' Assessment for co. Salop and of Mr. Pope his security.Ibid, p. 80.
Money warrant for 3,000l. to Sir John Kirk, Receiver and Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, for half a year to 1681, June 24, to said Band as by the patent of 1661, April 11: to be satisfied out of the moneys of First Fruits and Tenths. (Money order dated May 13 hereon.)Money Book III, p. 311. Order Book XXXIX, p. 4.
May 10.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to continue the enhanced day pay to the tidesmen of London port (ut supra, p. 442) from May 1 inst. until further order.Out Letters (Customs) VIII, p. 104.
Same to same. During his mayoralty Sir Patience Ward, late Lord Mayor of London, desired that for the future you should pass no cocquet, transire, bill of store or sufferance for any provisions carried out of London city without a certificate or warrant first had from the Lord Mayor according to ancient custom. Hereon you have made several reports to us with divers certificates from the [Customs] officers. From your last report of Feb. 21 last herein, it appears that the granting such request would be a great favour to the city and of use in the support of their privileges and also of advantage to the King in his Customs. You are therefore hereby for the future to grant no such cocquet or warrant for any such victuals or provisions as butter, cheese, corn, meal, grain, seeds, salt or coals save with such mayoral warrant as above for the shipping thereof. But all upon condition that if any city meter or weigher deliver any more corn, salt or other provisions than what is mentioned in the Custom House warrant for which the merchant paid duty then this present direction shall cease.Ibid, pp. 104–5.
Henry Guy to the Wine Licence Commissioners. Send the Treasury Lords an account of the product of the Wine Licence revenue for the last three years, each year distinct and the net product each year and the incidents and salaries.Out Letters (General) VI, p. 434.
Same to the Navy Commissioners, forwarding (a) infra.Ibid, p. 435.
Appending: (a) Sir William Prichard to the Treasury Lords (undated). I understand that the Navy Commissioners have occasion to buy hemp for making cordage. I have a parcel of yarn ready spun for that purpose. I offer to deliver 50 or 60 tons of cordage made into such sizes as they shall appoint.
Same to the Auditor and Comptroller of Excise, forwarding a paper [missing].Ibid.