Warrant Book
February 1704, 16-29

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'Warrant Book: February 1704, 16-29', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 19: 1704-1705 (1938), pp. 138-149. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84537 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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February 1704, 16-29

Feb. 16. Money order for 40l. to John Lowe and Peter Le Neve for 1703 Michaelmas and Hilary terms on their allowance of 40l. per an. each for sorting and ordering the Records, Foreign and Domestic, in the Treasury [of the Receipt] at Westminster. Order Book VI, p. 89.
William Lowndes to Charles Fox [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] to apply (out of moneys remaining in his hands of the 50,000l. advanced by the Bank of England on Land Tax tallies in his hands) the further sum of 4107l. 15s. 4d. as in further part of 50,124l. 1s. 8¾d. for a month's pay to March 17 next for the Foreign Troops and a like month's subsistence to the Subject Troops of the 40,000 men : "the same being intended for such Officers of the said 40,000 men as are here, the better to enable them to make their recruits." Disposition Book XVII, p. 48.
Letter of direction for 654l. 15s. 0d. to the Earl of Ranelagh [late Paymaster General of the Forces] : out of the 25 per cent. on French goods and the rent of Hackney Coaches : to be paid over to Francis Stratford to complete 18,750l. for the value of 75,000 Rix dollars by him remitted to Hamburg for the use of the King of Denmark for half a year's subsidy to 1702 Xmas at the rate of 5s. per Rix dollar. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt. What is reasonable to be allowed to Mr. Hume and Mr. Cremer for their examination of vouchers of all payments on annuities since the mismanagement of that business by Mr. Squibb and others which was detected about Michaelmas 1702 "and trying all manner of means to ascertain the loss occasioned by the said mismanagement ?" Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 327.
Same to Mr. Palmes [late] a Teller of the Receipt. The sum of 226l. 13s. 7¾d. is due from you to Robert Squibb, late one of the clerks in the Annuity Office, on two notes under the hands of John Peters and Robert Presgrave formerly your clerks ; which notes remain in the hands of John Grainger, chief clerk to Visct. Fitz-Hardinge, a Teller of the Receipt. You are to show cause why you do not pay same. Ibid., p. 328.
Same to Mr. White to attend Mr. Newton, the Master and Worker of the Mint, with your proposition for preventing frauds in the Stamp Duties. (Same to said Newton to report thereon). Ibid.
Feb. 18. Letter of direction for 3000l. to Sir Benjamin Bathurst, Cofferer of the Household : out of Civil List moneys : upon account for the entertainment of the King of Spain in his voyage towards Portugal : towards which 8000l. has been already imprested to said Bathurst. Disposition Book XVII, p. 49.
Same for 6714l. 15s. 7¼d. to Mr. How as the residue of 15,714l. 15s. 7¼d. ut supra p. 113 : out of loans on Malt "notwithstanding directions [letters of direction for payments] preceding Mr. How's are not yet satisfied." Ibid.
Same for 1500l. to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy : out of Malt surplus : and is to be imprested to Mr. Gould and Mr. Hall upon account for providing pitch and tar by commission for the Navy. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lady Rokeby praying a grant of a market in a vacant piece of ground without Smithfield Bars in the parish of St. Sepulchre's [London]. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 328.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed address [missing] from the clergy of the parish of Poulton co. Lanes. representing the misbehaviour and immorality of Thomas Nosworthy collector of Customs there. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners. The Lord Treasurer approves of the method proposed by Mr. Gould and Mr. Hall for providing pitch and tar for the Navy by way of commission and has ordered 1500l. to the Navy Treasurer to be imprested to them in addition to the money already in their hands for same.
You are to treat with Mr. Styles, the Russia merchant, mentioned in your letter of the 16th inst., to obtain what tar you can that way and you are to order Mr. Gould and Mr. Hall to try to have some from New England and you are also to endeavour to procure some from thence at a certain price by contract, which you conceive to be a much better way.
In response to your opinion that the bulk of this commodity is to be expected from Sweden the Lord Treasurer will press for the assistance of the King's Envoy in Sweden to Mr. Gould and Mr. Hall for a quantity to be delivered at Stockholm. The order of Council for permitting the import of pitch and tar in the Queen's ships was sent from the Treasury to the Customs Commissioners three weeks since. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 329.
William Lowndes to Mr. Howe to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Earl of Essex for removal of the respit on 104 men lately drafted out of his Regiment to complete the Royal Regiment commanded by Lord Raby. (Same to Mr. Blathwaite dated Feb. 29 referring same to him). Ibid., p. 330.
Same to same to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. Evans and Col. Elliott for an allowance of levy money and clothing for the men lately drawn out of their Regiments. (The like letter to Mr. Blathwaite dated Feb. 29). Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of William Christian for stay of proceedings against him on his bond of 200l. for Salt Duty on salt which was damaged by stress of weather : there being over 300l. due to him on account of his charges as Solicitor of taxes in several northern counties. Reference Book VIII, p. 93.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Salt Commissioners to stay process against Dr. Benjamin Woodroffe on his 600l. debt for Salt Duties ; he having solemnly promised to discharge said debt by Michaelmas term next by sale of some lands in the west. Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, p. 171.
Feb. 19. Money warrant for 20l. to Thorowgood Moore, clerk, as royal bounty for his passage as chaplain to America. (Money order dated March 17 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 94. Order Book VI, p. 99. Disposition Book XVII, p. 58.
William Lowndes to Mr. Wilcox [Surveyor General of Woods Trent South] to report as to the repairs necessary to the Lodges in Wychwood Forest. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 329.
Feb. 21. Money warrant for 20l. to William Johnson, clerk, for his passage money as chaplain to Jamaica. Money Book XVI, p. 69. Disposition Book XVII, p. 58.
Same for 40l. 4s. 10d. to Roger Nowell [Noell] late sheriff of co. Lancs. for the surplusage on his account ended 1702 Sept. 29. (Money order dated Feb. 25 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 84. Order Book VI, p. 94. Disposition Book XVI, p. 58.
Same for 390l. 10s. 1d. to William Popple, senr., for several bills of incidents, detailed, for the service of the Commissioners for Trade for one year to 1703 Xmas. (Money order dated Feb. 28 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 85. Order Book VI, p. 93. Disposition Book XVII, p. 58.
Same for 40l. to the executors of Lodowick Bray for one year to 1697 Lady day on his pension. Money Book XVII, p. 86.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt to innovate two lost orders [of loan] Nos. 2219 to 2229 for 200l. each in the name of Peter Albert on the sixth 4s. Aid. Order Book VI, p. 90.
Letter of direction for 500l. to William Lowndes for secret service : out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XVII, p. 50.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed draft bill [missing] for a new Subsidy and for charging French prize wines with a further Duty and for valuing unrated East India goods by the sale at the candle. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 330.
Same to Secretary Hedges to desire the Envoy in Sweden to use his best endeavours to procure such a quantity of pitch and tar to be delivered at Stockholm to the order of Mr. Gould and Mr. Hall as they shall desire ut supra pp. 139-140. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ William Carthieu as Surveyor at Falmouth loco Thomas Trenwith deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 309.
Same by same to the Receiver and the Comptroller of Admiralty Droits to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing : (a) Order of the Queen in Council, dated St. James's, Feb. 3, for allowing to Thomas Jenkins, Master of the Griffin pink, a moiety of the goods fished up by him at Vigo.
Appending : (b) schedule of said goods :
one puncheon containing about 350 or 400 [pound] weight of cochineal.
150 pounds of drugs made up in balls.
2 silver beakers holding about half a pint each.
1 silver salt seller.
1 remnant of silk containing about 15 or 16 yards.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, pp. 172-3.
Same by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the security, detailed, of John Nutin for his office of Paymaster of the Transports. Ibid., p. 173.
Nomination by same of Barnaby Jenkins, Esq. (and in case of his death Thomas Nicholls Esq.) as deputy in Jamaica to William Blathwayt in the office of Surveyor and Auditor General of the Plantations. Ibid., p. 174.
Commission by same to Giles Redman to be a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages loco Francis Child :
Likewise to Henry Cort as a same loco Francis Child. (Dormant warrants dated same day for payment of their salaries of 35l. per an. each by the Receiver General of said Duties for cos. Cumberland and Westmorland). Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, p. 3.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for the stating of the pay of the Regiments of Foot in the West Indies commanded by Colonels Thomas Handasyde, William Livesay and Thomas Whetham from the time they were last cleared to the 24th December last. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 301.
Memorandum : On this day upon my Lord Treasurer's nomination the usual deputation from William Blathwayt, Auditor General of the Plantations, is signed and sealed to Barnaby Jenkins Esq. (and in case of his death to Thomas Nicholls Esq.) as Deputy Auditor of her Majesty's revenue in the island of Jamaica with like Instructions as given to Mr. Bladen 1703 Aug. 19 supra Tr. Cal. vol. XVIII, p. 377. "It was dated the 22nd Feb. There was a duplicate of the foregoing Instructions sent to Mr. Nicholls." Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 144.
"A Revocation is signed this 21 day of February 1703-4 for Mr. Arthur Winter (Wynter) Deputy Auditor of Jamaica" [in the like form as in the case of Depeyster supra Tr. ibid. p. 217]. Ibid.
Feb. 22. Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Jan. 29 last to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for provision of 24 colours, "with the quarters embellished on them, and to be three fingers larger every way than the last were" for the First Regiment of Guards : to an estimate of 220l. Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, p. 174.
Allowance by same of the table of prices of stamped vellum, parchment and paper : in accordance with the Act of 6 and 7 Wm. III. [c. 12.] for the fixing of same yearly by the Lord Treasurer.
Appending : table of said prices. Ibid., pp. 174-5.
Feb. 23. Money orders for 75l. each to the following Judges of Wales for Hilary term on their termly annuity : viz. to
William Banastre as Chief Justice of Glamorgan, Brecon and Radnor.
Charles Cox as second Justice of same.
Phillip Neave as Chief Justice of Pembroke, Carmarthen and Cardigan.
Thomas Webb as second Justice of same.
Marmaduke Gwynn as second Justice of Merioneth, Carnarvon and Anglesey. Order Book VI, p. 91.
Same for 125l. to Sir Joseph Jekyll for same term as Chief Justice of Chester.
50l. to Sir Salathiell Lovel for same term as Second Justice of Chester : and 50l. for same term as second Justice of Denbigh, Flint and Montgomery.
75l. to William Peisley for same term as Chief Justice of Merioneth, Carnarvon and Anglesea. Ibid., p. 92.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to comply with the petition of Mary Wilkinson for liberty to her husband to appoint another person in place of the person, now deceased, who was employed under him in the service of the Customs. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 331.
Same to the Salt Commissioners enclosing (a) infra. You are to govern yourselves thereby in the case of Mr. Johnson now before you and in all other cases of the like nature.
Appending : (a) Statement of opinion by Sir Edward Northey, Attorney General, dated Feb. 5 on a case as follows : viz : touching fish imported from Ireland and the debenture allowances (on exportation thereof) in respect of the Duties on Salt ; the said allowances, detailed, being so great by the Salt Duty Acts that it has been found by experience that many frauds have been committed by exporting fish that were cured with salt that had not paid the Duties and by re-landing and re-importing fish which had obtained the said allowances : for prevention whereof provision was made as in the Act of 1 Anne c. 21. The said case hereunder is as follows : "A. B. merchant at L. has imported there from Ireland 157 barrels of white herrings which as he alleges were cured in that kingdom : the officer of the port at L. seized the said herrings, no oath being made as required by the abovesaid Act of 1 Anne : (1) are the said herrings forfeited and double value thereof ? (2) If the taking and curing in Ireland be deemed not to be English taking under the statutes giving allowances upon exportation by virtue of the Act of Frauds of 14 Car. II c. 11, are the herrings thereby forfeited ?
Hereupon the Attorney General is of opinion (1) that fish taken and cured by the Irish in Ireland and imported into England are not within the Act of Anne and therefore are not forfeited for want of the master's oath as therein. By 15 Car. II, c. 7, [clause 7] English taken fish is such as is imported in English built ships or ships belonging to England, Wales and Berwick with three fourths English mariners : (2) the importing this fish is not prohibited by 18 Car. II, c. 2, "for that the Irish are not foreigners and aliens to this kingdom but Denizens though they are not Englishmen." The Act of 14 Car. II, c. 11, is not material as it concerns not fishing but only shipping. Ibid., pp. 332-3.
Feb. 24. Royal warrant to Treasurer Godolphin for 10,000l. to William Clayton as imprest : to be paid for 5 per cent. interest to such contributors for annuities under the Act for an Aid [2-3 Anne c. 2] as shall make prompt payment on their contributions, computing same from the day of advancing their moneys until the 1st day of May next according to the directions of said Act. (Money warrant dated Feb. 25 hereon). (Money order dated Feb. 25 hereon). Queen's Warrant Book XXII, p. 156. Money Book XVII, p. 87. Order Book VI, p. 91.
Same to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to allow upon the Vice Treasurer's accounts for the year 1703 the sum of 2335l. 7s. 1d. as paid out of the [Irish] revenues at large and [as hereby to be] removed from the head of Concordatums so as the said head may remain entire from January 1 last : being payments made out of the Exchequer by warrants of Concordatum from 1702-3, Jan. 1 to 1703 Dec. 31 in excess of the Concordatum allowance in the Establishment of Ireland : as is certified as well by Sir William Robinson, the late Deputy Vice Treasurer of Ireland as by John Pratt the present same. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 300.
Feb. 25. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a privy seal to grant to William Tucker and Hannah, his wife, late Hannah Collins, widow, the custody of the person and estate of William Collins of Axminster, her son, who by an inquisition taken at Westwater in the parish of Axminster June 4 last on a writ de ideota inquirenda was found to be a natural fool or idiot. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, pp. 157-8.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for payment of the officers and underkeepers and gamekeepers of Windsor Forest as follows their several salaries, detailed, to a total of 537l. 9s. 11½d. per an. : they having of late years been paid partly at the Exchequer, other part by the Receiver of the revenues of the Honor and Castle of Windsor and the rest by the Keeper of the Privy Purse. In future they are all hereby to be paid by the Surveyor General of Woods Trent South out of moneys arising by wood sales.
Appending : schedule of said officers ut infra pp. 182-3. Ibid., pp. 158-9.
Royal sign manual for 125l. to Henry Foubert as royal bounty in consideration of his charge in maintaining "our Royal Academy" between midsummer and Xmas 1703. (Money warrant dated Feb. [sic for March] 14 hereon). (Money order dated March 17 hereon). Ibid., p. 163. Money Book XVII, p. 92. Order Book VI, p. 96. Disposition Book XVII, p. 58.
Money order for 195l. 8s. 4d. to Henry Pelham, Clerk of the Pells, for one year to 1703 Xmas on his several allowances, detailed, for locking up her Majesty's treasure and for attendance in vacation etc. Order Book VI, p. 100. Disposition Book XVII, p. 58.
Letter of direction for 75,920l. 19s. 0d. for issues as follows : out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1704 :
£ s. d.
to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance for land service of the Ordnance 20000
to ditto for sea service of same 20000
to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy : on the head of Wear and Tear : and is for imprests and bills of exchange 10000
to ditto to be paid over to Walter Whitfeild, Treasurer for the six Marine Regiments, for the following services viz. 1000l. each [Regiment] on account of pay anno 1704 ; 816l. 19s. 7d. each for a month's subsistence to the Marine Regiments of Brigadier Seymour, Col. Holt and Col. Foxe ; 687l. 0s. 6d. for same for 10 Companies of Lord Shannon's Regiment ; 752l. for 11 Companies of Col. Saunderson's Regiment ; 687l. 0s. 6d. for 10 Companies of Col. Luttrell's Regiment ; 58l. 2s. 6d. for the officers of the five Companies that were drowned : all for said month 10635 2 3
As in part of 357,000l. for the Guards and Garrisons, anno 1704.
to John How [Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons] for subsistence for the Troops &c. in England for 28 days from Feb. 25 inst. to March 23 11531 1 4
to ditto for subsistence of four Companies at New York from Dec. 25 last to March 23 next 1193 2 11
to ditto for subsistence for the Company at Bermudas in advance for six months from Dec. 25 last to June 24 next 330 14 2
to ditto for pay of the Reduced Invalids for 61 days from Dec. 25 last to Feb. 24 inst. 233 10 8
for pay of four Companies of Invalids for same time 521 11 0
for 28 days' subsistence for Lord Lucas's Regiment from Feb. 25 inst. to March 23 next (as part of the 5000 men to serve on board the Fleet) 737 18 4
for same to Col. Rivers' Regiment [as part of same] 737 18 4
£75920 19 0
Disposition Book XVII, p. 50.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to pay over to Richard Povey, Treasurer for Sick and Wounded, the 10,000l. lately directed to the Navy Treasurer out of loans on Malt : and to charge 6000l. thereof to the head of Wages and 4000l. to the head of Wear and Tear. Ibid., p. 51.
Letter of direction for 15,093l. 3s. 7½d. to Charles Fox [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] : out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1704 : for services as follows : viz.
in part of 884,072l. 2s. 6d. for 40,000 men, anno 1704
for completing 50,124l. 1s. 8¾d. for one month's pay to the Foreign Troops and subsistence to the Subject Troops composing said 40,000 men, to wit from Feb. 19 inst. to March 17 next 6016 6
in part of 178,180l. 11s. 0d. for the Additional 10,000 men anno 1704.
for subsistence to the two English Regiments and full pay of the Foreign Forces comprising said 10,000 men for same time 9076 17
£15093 3
Ibid., p. 52.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest 9434l. 5s. 10¼d. to Walter Whitfield, Paymaster of the Marine Regiments, for services as follows : out of any money in the hands of the Treasurer of the Navy applicable to Wages. (Same to said Whitfield to apply same as follows) :
£ s. d.
to five Companies of Col. Saunderson's Regiment for offreckonings from 1702-3 Feb. 25 to 1703 April 24 147 19 7
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 739 0 9
to four Companies of Col. Holt's Regiment for offreckonings for same date 118 7 8
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 601 8 4
to 10 Companies of Col. Saunderson's Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 April 25 to Dec. 24 1224 8 4
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 2086 12 10
to eight Companies of Col. Holt's Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 April 25 to June 24 244 17 8
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 227 19 5
to three Companies of same Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 June 25 to Dec. 24 275 9 10½
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 1389 10
to three Companies of the late Col. Villiers' (now Col. Lutterell's) Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 April 25 to Dec. 24 306 2 1
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 909 18 5
to one Company of Col. Fox's Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 April 25 to Dec. 24 122 8 0
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 104 9 4
to one Company of Col Fox's Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 April 25 to June 24 30 12 2
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 100 2 0
to seven Companies of Brigadier Seymour's Regiment for offreckonings from 1703 August 25 to Dec. 24 396 2 5
to same for subsistence and clearings [for same time] 408 16
£9434 5 10¼
Disposition Book XVII, pp. 52a-53.
Letter of direction for 2316l. 5s. 8d. to the Earl of Ranelagh [late Paymaster General of the Forces] : out of Civil List moneys : to answer a bill of exchange drawn on him by Mr. Sweet for completing the extraordinaries of the Foreign Troops part of the 40,000 men in the Low Countries anno 1702. Ibid., p. 55.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to hasten their report concerning the wine measures. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 331.
Same to the Attorney General to report his opinion on the enclosed draft [missing] of a clause [for the Act 2-3 Anne c. 11] relating to accountants chargeable with interest received on orders of loan. Ibid., p. 334.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a royal warrant for an addition of 60l per an. to the salary of Mr. Thompson, the Queen's Attorney General in Virginia, upon a representation from the Commissioners of Trade. Ibid.
Same to the Governors of Chelsea Hospital for an account of what vacancies have been in the Hospital and in the four Companies of Invalids since the reducement ; and how the same have been filled up. Ibid.
Same to the Commissioners of Imprests forthwith to send to the Navy Commissioners the last ledger relating to Sir Edward Seymour's accounts ut supra p. 90. Ibid.
Establishment under the royal sign manual for a Regiment of Dragoons for service in Ireland : to commence and take place from March 1 next : comprising Field and Staff Officers (Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Chaplain and Chirurgeon) and 6 Troops (each of a Captain, Lieutenant, Quartermaster, Sergeant, 2 Cornets, one drummer, one hobey [hautboy] and 36 Dragoons or private men) total 23l. 9s. 8d. per day or 8571l. 8s. 4d. per an. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 301.
Feb. 28. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to permit the Customs free exportation from Falmouth to Portugal of certain cases of goods for the King of Spain and of 14 horses for John Sigismond Drescher of Caden [Kaaden], a German gentleman now here, equerry to Prince de Swarzenberg [Adamus Franciscus Carolus, Fürst zu Schwartzenberg], being now on his return to Germany with the said horses which he has bought here for the said Prince.
Appending : (a) note of said goods for the King of Spain (one case and nine bales containing stockings, galloons, buttons, cloth and shaloons) and letter from [Johan Wenzel] Count Wratislaw to the Lord Treasurer desiring permit for said exportation. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 311.
Feb. 29. Royal warrant to the Earl of Ranelagh to compute the pay from 1701-2 March 23 to 1702 June 1 of the three Troops of Col. William Cadogan's Regiment of Horse that came from Ireland and landed in England the 23rd March 1701-2 according to the muster taken of them on their landing in Holland : they having been mustered complete from March 23 to April 24 according to the Holland Establishment but from April 24, being in their passage through England to Holland, there was no muster taken of them till June 1 following when they were mustered complete in Holland. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, p. 164.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Exchequer to distribute and apply to Deficient Funds as follows the sum of 47,660l. 16s. 6d. representing the income between Feb. 1 and Feb. 29 inst., from branches of the revenue as follows : viz. 6146l. 0s. 10d. from Windows ; 2923l. 5s. 7d. from Additional Impositions ; 3969l. 16s. 5d. from the New Duty on Paper Continued ; 17,800l. 0s. 10½d. from New Customs ; 2786l. 8s. 2d. from Marriages ; 14,035l. 4s. 7½d. from Continued Impositions : the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows : viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament. How they stood upon the Register the 29th Feb., 1703-4. The distribution and application hereby ordered.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
First 4s. Aid 55622 10 5 39930 1 544 3
Third 4s. Aid 407372 0 3 219398 9 3 3985 9
Fourth 4s. Aid 917101 13 464199 10 0 8972 7
Second Quarterly Poll 89275 13 4 64665 13 4 873 8
Three Fourths Customs 213447 15 9 108047 15 9 2088 4
Salt, Glasswares, &c. 1711500 0 0 563129 5 16744 5
Two Thirds Additional Excise 160000 0 0 50015 0 1565 6
Additional Impositions 445177 7 4 278000 0 0 4355 6
Stamp Duties on Vellum 224114 7 149706 17 2192 11 11¾
Duties on Marriages 648000 0 0 322783 11 9 6339 12
4871611 8 0 2259876 4 11 47660 16 6
Money Book XVII, p. 89.
Money order for 300l. to Sir Bevill Granville, Governor of Barbados, for one quarter due Jan. 25 last on his allowance of 1200l. per an. as Capt. Gen. and Governor in Chief of Barbados and several other Islands.
And for 200l. for same time on his additional allowance in lieu of all presents from the Assembly of that island. Order Book VI, p. 95.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest 5438l. 3s. 1¼d. to Walter Whitfield, Paymaster of the Marine Regiments, on account of subsistence, offreckonings and clearings of the six Marine Regiments, anno 1703 : out of any money in the hands of the Treasurer of the Navy applicable to Wages. Disposition Book XVII, p. 54.
Letter of direction for 40,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy : out of Contributions for Annuities [anno 1704] : to be applied to the head of Wages. Ibid.
Same for 122,161l. 17s. l¼d. to Charles Fox [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] : out of same : for services as follows : viz.
£ s. d.
In further part of 884,072l. 2s. 6d for the 40,000 men anno 1704.
for subsistence for the Subject Troops and full pay of the Foreign Troops [composing the said 40,000 men] for 38 days from March 18 next to April 24 next computed for the whole number of men 73108 14
to answer a bill of exchange from Ireland towards the charge of transporting soldiers from thence 600
in further part of 178,180l. 11s. 0d. for the additional 10,000 men anno 1704
for subsistence of the Subject Troops and full pay of the Foreign Forces composing the said 10,000 men for same time 16265 12
on account of Alliances with the Duke of Savoy
to answer a bill of exchange drawn by Richard Hill for the value of 50,000 Crowns taken up by him at Turin and paid to the Duke of Savoy 12187 10 0
in further part of 150,000 for her Majesty's proportion of 13,000 men to be maintained by Portugal anno 1704
towards the Queen's part of two months' pay for the said 13,000 men 20000
£122161 17
Ibid., p. 55.
William Lowndes to Mr. Whitfeild to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Marine officers that were upon the expedition to Cadiz, concerning the respits on their Companies. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 334.
Same to Mr. Hewson for his answer to the enclosed complaint [missing] of the Corporation of Macclesfield concerning the arrear on the pension payable out of the [Crown Land] revenue of co. Chester to them for a minister. Send me a state of your account of those revenues. Ibid., p. 335.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis Smalley shewing that he is indebted for 1855l. 14s. 1½d. remainder of 2568l. 19s. 5d. for Customs Duties and desiring that his bonds may be delivered up in order to encourage the purchasers of his estate to complete the purchase. Reference Book VIII, p. 93.
Same to same of the petition of William Clough shewing that Mr. Williamson has clandestinely obtained the office of head searcher in London port from petitioner : and desiring that same may be inquired into. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Borret of the petition of James Durrant praying a reward for discovering William Reed and William Jackson, two of her Majesty's enemies. Ibid.