Warrant Book
March 1703, 26-31

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'Warrant Book: March 1703, 26-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 18: 1703 (1936), pp. 211-217. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84306 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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March 1703, 26-31

March 26. William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of John Thrale, agent to the Officers and Companies of Foot at New York concerning their pay and subsistence. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 155.
March 27. Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a great seal for a grant of royal mines in Jamaica to Thomas Handasyde, Lieut. Governor of Jamaica, Peter Beckford senr., Henry Lowe, Charles Chaplain, Charles Long, Samuell Lovell, John Carver, John Livesay, Peter Beckford junr., John Gardner and Charles Gandy, inhabitants of Jamaica ; viz. all mines of gold and silver and all royal mines whatsoever for 31 years from date hereof at a rent of one-fifth of the net yearly product thereof. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, pp. 5-6.
Same dormant to John, Viscount Fitz-Hardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay to Barbara, Viscountess Fitz-Hardinge, (who was Governess to William, Duke of Gloucester) the annuity or yearly pension of 600l. as from 1702 June 24 : whereof 450l. to be paid hereon forthwith for 9 months to the 25th inst. Ibid., p. 8.
Royal warrant dormant to John, Viscount FitzHarding, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay the allowance of 200l. per an. to Peter Walton who is sworn by the Lord Chamberlain into the office or place of Mender and Repairer of the Queen's pictures : to date as from 1702 June 24 and to be as in lieu of all salary and bills whatsoever for his charges in providing colours and other necessary materials for that purpose and for travelling charges and other expenses relating thereto. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, p. 9.
[?] Establishments under the royal sign manual of yearly payments to be made by Edward Nicholas [for the Queen's private pensions and bounties] : from dates as follows :
£ s. d.
(1) Payments to commence as from Xmas 1701.
to the Mayor and Churchwardens of [New] Windsor towards the support of the church and poor of New Windsor 50
to same towards their loss by enclosures of land laid into Windsor Little Park 50
to the Vicar of Old Windsor in lieu of tythes for land laid into Windsor Great Park 25
to the Churchwardens of Hampton in support of the poor of that parish 50
to the rector of same in lieu of tythes for land enclosed in Hampton Court Park 31 1 8
to the Churchwardens of St. Margaret's, Westminster for the poor there 50
to same towards the support of the Hospital in Tuttle [Tothill] Fields founded by Charles I. 50
to same of St. Martins in the Fields for the poor there 100
to same of St. James's for the poor there 50
£456 1 8
£
(2) Payments to commence as from 24 June 1702.
George Sayers, Vice Chamberlain to the late Queen Mary 500
Hen. Bulstrode one of the Gentlemen Ushers Daily Waiters to same 150
John Remy de Montigny as a same 150
Abraham Kemp, Page of the Presence to same 40
Dorothy Cason, one of the Women of the Bedchamber to same 200
Martha Lockart as a same 200
Dorothy Ireland, sempstress to same 100
Henry Killegrew one of the Equerries to same 150
Susanna Barry 40
Mary Lee 50
Eliz. Worsopp 20
Eleanor Ross 40
Frances Barrow 30
Mary Ashton 30
— Torway 50
— Lance 20
the bishop of London for the Ministers in New England 100
Mary Doyly alias Walter 40
the Lady Prestwich 40
Ann Allen commonly called Miss Nanny 50
— Nevill for house rent 20
Lady Fountaine for Harman's children 40
George Houlder 22
the Dutch and French Church 17 12 0
— Miller for Brassely's children 44
Richard Cawthorne, clerk, for reading prayers at Hampton Court Palace 50
the Churchwardens of Kensington for the poor of that parish 25
the English Church at the Hague 30
Ann Franklin 210
Madame de Venneville 49 10 0
Madame Justell 60
Rowland Brock 40
Dame — Elphinstone 100
Katharine Russell 25
Dame Eliz. Hamilton 44
John Conway 22
Monsieur La Vassur 60
Ann Richbell 40
Arabella Hunt, Alice King, Ann Eden, each 100
Williamina Bunce, Dame Sarah Newcomen, William Conyers, Ann Fitzharris, each 50
Mary Stedman 40
Mary Mitchell 20
Martha Francis 50
Isabella Gwillims and Rabsey Smithsby, each 20
Eliz. Reynolds 10
Mary Watson 40
Eliz. Disney and Ann Disney, each 20
Ursula Church, Dame Mary Lunsford, Katharine Ironmonger and Sophia Nevill, each 40
Susanna Woodward and Martha Bastin, each 20
Hester de Civill 30
Mary Webster 10
Martin Carbonel and Mary Bricknall, each 20
Thomas Frye, Thomas Gummins, William Bawkham, Ann Head, Joan Mills, Kath Robarts, Joane Launce, Susannah Clarke, — Jennings, Job Atkins, and Dame Eliz. Lenthall, each 10
Eliz. Loup 20
Bevis Gough, Sarah Madge, Ann Silver, Richard Yates, Kath. Tessin, and Margaret Marshall, each 10
Margaret Jolliffe and Eliz. Churchill, each 20
John Stephens 12
Magdalen Thomas and Ann Moody, each 10
Hester Walker and Eleanor Pendrill, each 20
— De Veil 50
— Abernethy, Jane Pigott, Sarah Hussey, — Dubat, — De Chail, — Barneir, — Verangeville, — De Champigny and — Marmande, each 20
Susannah Petit and — De Alix and Edward Cripps, each 40
Ellin Morgan 10
Susannah Foxton 100
Sarah Miller 13 4 0
the Society of French Gentlewomen at the Hague : to be returned [remitted] to Van Schuylenberg 200
De Ronsell 40
Ellen Carlisle 100
Eliz. Bedford and Margaret Whittle, each 40
Mary Simpson and Margaret Morrison, each 50
Mary Bocock and Theo Garlick, each 40
— Meautys, Milbourn Maddox, Thomas Smith, Matthias Ascough, William Dollard, Leonard Blanchfeild, Lodowick Howard, Ralph Haggerston, Richard Letham, Sarah Ross, each 30
Frances Mackensie 40
Sarah Matthews 100
Bernard Gates, 40l. for himself and 40l. for maintenance of a Turkish girl 80
Richard Bradley and Rowland Peirce, each 40
Susanna Benson 50
Gregory Genuini 30
Thomas Lewin 20
Joyce Greeting 22
— Croisette 20
Dame — Douglas 50
— Douglas, her daughter 20
the Queen's Almoner : for private pensions and charities 800
to ditto, more for the Arabic Professor at Oxford being 80l. per an. for the support and maintenance of 2 youths from time to time to be instructed in that language and 20l. per an. to the said professor for his pains in teaching them 100
— Grabe 100
— Dartiquenave and — Gaffarelli, each 20
Eliz. Grove 100
— Hayward 10
Walter Butler 30
7316 6 0
£
Payments to commence from Michaelmas 1702.
Martha Farthing 300
Theodore Bellasis 150
Katha. Hildesley 50
Mary Shelley 20
Eliz. Olivier 40
Eliz. Tattersell and Eliz. Harris, each 20
Eliz. Bernard 10
John Edmonds 20
Henry Quinn 40
Katha. Coay 10
Teresa Wroughton 6
Richard Drewry 20
Bernard d'Vigneau 80
Samuel Pack 10
Mary Simans 20
Katha. Buck 15
Frances Otway 10
Sarah Marshall 15
Mary St. Lo 10
John Calvert 30
Mary Watkins 10
Eliz. Atkinson, Kath. Devenish and Dorothy Wanley, each 70
Henry Walter 40
Hester Dawson 30
Ellener Claussen 8
Thos. Andrews 20
Thomas Greene 9
Sarah Wright 20
Mary Austen 8
John Gerrard 19
the Countess Dowager of Lincoln, towards maintaining her son the young Earl of Lincoln 200
the Earl of Westmorland 300
Thomas Povey 100
William Killigrew 150
John Baptist Draghi 100
2120
Payments to commence from Xmas 1702.
Ann Cary, towards maintenance of her son Lucius Henry, Viscount Falkland 200
the Duchess de La Force 500
Castiliana, Countess of Cavan towards maintenance of her youngest son 50
Edward Howard Esq. 150
Col. Philip Howard 120
Judith Sturton for the maintenance of her son 30
John Goslin clerk 50
Elizabeth Arnold 100
Eliz. Ramsey 100
Eliz. Countess of Clancarty 1000
Lady Margaret McCarthy 200
£2500
Total of the aforegoing Lists or Establishments 12392 7 8
Queen's Warrant Book XXII, pp. 10-14.
March 27. Royal sign manual for 216l. 3s. 4d. to Gregory King, Lancaster Herald at Arms, who was appointed by the Queen to officiate as Garter King at Arms upon the installation of the Duke of Brunswick Luneburgh at Windsor by proxy. (Money warrant dated April 5 hereon.) (Money order dated April 8 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXII, p. 15. Money Book XVI, p. 303b. Order Book V, p. 459. Disposition Book XVI, p. 186.
Royal warrant to Viscount Fitz Hardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay 1702 midsummer quarter to the 2 Clerks of the Cheque on their 99l. 15s. 0d. per an. each, the 39 messengers of the Chamber on their 45l. per an. each and the 13 Grooms of the Great Chamber on the 400l. per an. divisible equally among them. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, p. 15.
Royal sign manual for 20,000l. to the Duchess of Marlborough : for the Privy Purse : without account. (Money warrant dated April 5 hereon.) (Money order dated April 5 hereon.) (For the letter of direction hereon see infra p. 219 under date April 6.) Ibid., p. 17. Money Book XVI, p. 303b. Order Book V, p. 434.
Royal warrant dormant to the Treasurer of the Chamber to pay 160l. per an. to William Van Hulse, Clerk of the Wardrobe of Robes and Wardrobe of Beds, as salary as from 1702 June 24. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, p. 52.
J. Taylour, in the absence of Mr. Lowndes, to the Navy Commissioners. In your letter of 25th inst. on Mr. Gold's proposal for importing pitch and tar for the Navy for this year upon commission you do not state your opinion thereon. Please do so. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 154.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of James Grahme concerning some derelict lands in Lincolnshire. Ibid., p. 157.
Fiat by Treasurer Godolphin for royal letters patent to constitute Walter Saltonstall to be Comptroller at Yarmouth port, loco Francis Spendlove lately deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 254.
March 27 & 29. William Blathwayt [Auditor General of the Plantations] dated Whitehall, to Viscount Cornbury [Governor of New York]. By mistake there was left out of Mr. Clark's deputation a clause for constituting him Deputy Auditor of East and West New Jersey "which as well as New York are under your Lordship's government." I desire you will order Mr. Clark to act as such in those Provinces in the same manner as at New York until he shall have a regular appointment from hence. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 92.
Followed by : Additional Instructions dated Whitehall 29 March 1703 for George Clarke Esq., Deputy Surveyor and Auditor of her Majesty's revenues arising in the Province of New York.
You are likewise upon your arrival in New York to apply yourself to Visct. Cornbury, Governor-in-Chief, for his appointment of you to state, inspect and examine all accompts of rents, fines, escheats, seizures, forfeitures, Duties and profits whatsoever due or that may grow due to her Majesty, her heirs &c. within the Provinces of East and West New Jersey until a further appointment shall be received from me with the approbation of my Lord Treasurer ; and to transmit unto me fairly written half yearly accompts thereof and duplicates by the next conveniency [thereafter] : in doing whereof you are to observe all and every the things contained in your Instructions for auditing the revenues of New York. Ibid., p. 92.
March 29. Revocation by William Blathwayt [Auditor General of the Plantations] of his deputation dated 1701 April 26 to Abraham Depeyster Esq. as Deputy Auditor of his then Majesty's Revenues in the Province of New York : the said Blathwayt having, with the approbation of the Lord Treasurer, appointed George Clarke to be his Deputy in the said Province and the territories thereto belonging. Ibid., pp. 92-3.
For the Additional Instructions of this day's date to the abovesaid Clarke in his abovesaid office see supra p. 216. Ibid., p. 92.
[? March 31]. Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to William Lavender, of the city of Rochester yeoman, of certain lands with 6 cottages near the said city heretofore occupied as her Majesty's storehouses. [The warrant belongs to? April 1702, the docquet copy is a year later].
Prefixing : constat and ratal of the premises by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by : undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 191, 508.