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July 1704, 11-20


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'Warrant Book: July 1704, 11-20', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 19: 1704-1705 (1938), pp. 302-311. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84552 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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July 1704, 11-20

July 11. Money warrant for 31l. 5s. 0d. to John Dove, Surveyor of the searchers, London port, as a moiety of a seizure of a parcel of English coin shipped for transportation. (Money order dated July 13 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 165. Order Book VI, p. 145. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
Same for 76l. to Sarles Goatley, Sergeant-at-Arms attending the House of Peers, for attending on the Speaker of said House for 152 days 1703 April 22 to 1704 April 3 as appears by the certificate of Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliament. (Money order dated July 13 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 165. Order Book VI, p. 135. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
Same for 333l. 5s. 8½d. to the Farmers of the Post Fines for so much answered to the Crown by the sheriffs over and above the rent for the farm of Post Fines for the year ended 1703 Sept. 29. (Money order dated July 20 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 165. Order Book VI, p. 139. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
Same for 462l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Charles Hedges for 1704 June 24 quarter on his allowance or salary as Principal Secretary of State. (Money order dated July 12 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 166. Order Book VI, p. 125. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
Same for 375l. to Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery for same quarter on his 1000l. per an. in lieu of diet and 500l. per an. as royal bounty as President of the Privy Council. (Money order dated July 13 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 166. Order Book VI, p. 136. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
William Lowndes to the bishop of Exeter. As to what you mention in your letter of the 4th inst. concerning the Queen's intentions to discharge arrears of Tenths on all livings under 50l. per an. my Lord Treasurer knows nothing of its being ordered or that it has been so much as considered by her Majesty.
As to Johns and Robins my Lord has written to the Stamp Commissioners ut supra p. 299.
If Mr. Godolphin doth not call on you at Exeter 'tis because he thinks you are in Cornwall and expects to wait on you at your house there. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 408.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of James Pilson for a place in the Customs, he having attended a considerable time in Plymouth port in order to qualify himself. Reference Book VIII, p. 117.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against William Burton on the 20,000l. imprest wrongly charged against him as for the payment of annuities [on the two sevenths of the late Duties on Tunnage by the Bank of England Act 5 & 6 Wm. & Mary c. 20] the same being taken in and vacated by virtue of the Treasury warrant of 1698 May 26 [see supra Tr. Cal. Vol. xiii, p. 345]. Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, p. 376.
July 12. Treasury reference to the Attorney General of the memorial of the Duke of Bolton relating to the windfalls in Burleigh Walk in New Forest, of which he is bailiff by patent : the Surveyor General of Woods having interrupted him in his claim of the trees blown down in the late great storm. Reference Book VIII, p. 111.
July 13. Letter of direction for 322l. 12s. 0d. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance : out of the Queen's share of prizes : to be by him paid over to John Brewer, Receiver General for Prizes, in satisfaction for 26 iron guns and four brass guns taken at Vigo out of the prize galleon Sta. Cruz and the powder taken out of the Barboon Caro or little galleon, which guns &c. have been delivered to the Ordnance for her Majesty's service. Disposition Book XVII, p. 114.
July 17. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Nicholas Lechmore (Lechmere) Thomas Frecleton and John Allen of the office of Surveyor of the Petty Customs, London port, for the lives of Richard Lumley and William Lumley, younger sons of Richard, Earl of Scarborough : all on surrender of the like grant of 1695 May 11 to George Petty et al. for the lives of the said Richard and William and in reversion of Sir John Stapeley, who is since dead. Queen's Warrant Book XXII, pp. 303-4.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 292l. 10s. 0d. to Emanuel Scroop Howe, Keeper of Alice Holt and Wolmer Forests for 2¼ years from 1702 Lady day to 1704 June 24 on allowances as follows : and for 130l. per an. thenceforward : to wit 20l. per an. each for two keepers in Wolmer Forest and 25l. per an. each for three keepers in Alice Holt Forest and 5l. each to the said three keepers for a servant : to be payable out of wood sales : and to be as in lieu of the 150l. per an. directed by the privy seal of 1701 Aug. 31 which became void by the death of William III. Ibid., pp. 304-5.
Royal sign manual for 10,000l. to Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint : as imprest for the Mint. (Money warrant dated July 26 hereon). Ibid., p. 305. Money Book XVII, p. 190.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Clerk of the Pipe for a declaration of surplusage to satisfy the 14l. 9s. 2d. resting in surplus on the account of Christopher Willoughby, sheriff of Wilts for the year ended Michaelmas 1702, by the discharge of the like amount to the debit of the account of Edward Fust, sheriff of co. Gloucester for the succeeding year.
Prefixing : extracts from the Great Roll of the Pipe of said surplus and debit respectively. Money Book XVII, p. 164.
Same by same to the Receipt to permit John Ferrar, a surety for John Mason, late Receiver General for co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely, to compound his bond on payment of 500l. Ibid., pp. 168-171. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, p. 65.
Money warrant for 1600l. to John, Duke of Marlborough, for 16 weeks from 1703 Dec. 3 to 1704 March 25 on his ordinary as Plenipotentiary to the States General.
635l. to William Aglionby for 127 days from Nov. 19 last to 1704 March 25 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Swiss Cantons.
680l to James Vernon, junr. for 136 days from Nov. 10 last to 1704 March 25 on same as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Denmark.
530l. to John Robinson, D.D., for 106 days from 1703 Dec 10 to 1704 March 25 on same as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Sweden.
888l. to Alexander Stanhope, 555l. thereof for 111 days from 1703 Dec. 5 to 1704 March 25 on same as Envoy Extraordinary to the States General : and 333l. for same time on his allowance as Plenipotentiary.
565l. to Thomas, Lord Raby for 113 days from 1703 Dec. 3 to 1704 March 25 on same as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Prussia.
665l. to Edmund Poley, to be (with 455l. already paid by way of advance) for 224 days from 1703 Aug. 14 (the day of his departure out of the presence) to 1704 March 25 on same as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector and Dukes of Brunswick and Luneberg.
1320l. to John Methuen, to be (with 910l. already paid by way of advance) for 223 days from 1703 Aug. 15 (the day of his departure out of the presence) to March 25 following on same as Ambasador Extraordinary to the King of Portugal.
297l. to John Wych for 99 days from 1703 Dec. 17 to 1704 March 25 on same as Resident with the Hanse Towns.
150l. to Robert Cole for one quarter from 1703 Nov. 10 to 1703-4 Feb. 10 on his allowance or salary as Agent and Consul at Algier.
95l. to Benjamin Lodington for one quarter from Dec. 29 last to March 29 last on his same as Agent and Consul General at Tripoly.
(Money orders dated July 18 hereon). Money Book XVIII, pp. 172-3. Order Book VI, pp. 137-8. Disposition Book XVII, pp. 119-120.
Same for 500l. to Thomas, Visct. Duplin, as assignee of the heir of George, late Earl of Kinnoul, for half a year to 1704 June 24 on the annuity to said Earl. Money Book XVII, p. 174.
Same for 19l. 6s. 4d. to Richard Long for the surplusage on his account as sheriff of co. Wilts. for the year ended 1703 Sept. 29 : arising by his payment of rewards for the arrest of David Thomas a robber on the highway. (Money order dated July 22 hereon). Ibid., p. 178. Order Book VI, p. 142. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Auditors of Imprests to allow in account to Casper Frederick Henning the sum of 2949l. 15s. 7d. representing fees detailed on issues to him for the royal gardens &c.
Prefixing : said Auditors' report on the demand for said allowances. Money Book XVII, pp. 180-1.
Money warrant for 661l. 12s. 0½d. to John, Lord Cutts, Governor of the Isle of Wight and Receiver of her Majesty's revenue there ; for the surplusage on his account of his receipts and payments there for three years ended 1703 Sept. 29. (Money order dated July 26 hereon). Ibid., p. 181. Order Book VI, p. 142. Disposition Book XVII, p. 120.
Same for 100l. 11s. 11d. to Randolph Wykes for the surplusage on his account as sheriff of co. Northampton for the year ended 1703 Sept. 29 : occasioned by rewards paid for the arrest of Mathew Baker, Jos. Cox alias Stone and Richard Bankes, robbers on the highway. (Money order dated Aug. 5 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 184. Order Book VI, p. 147. Disposition Book XVII, p. 119.
Letter of direction dated Windsor Castle for 3245l. 13s. 2¾d. to Charles Fox [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] : out of loans on the One Third Additional Tunnage and Poundage : for services as follow viz.
£ s. d.
in part of 55,272l. 10s. 6d. for Subsidies
for the King of Denmark and is (together with 9375l. already directed) to complete the value of 37,500 Rix Dollars for last June 24 quarter at the rate of 5s. 1d. per dollar 156 5 0
in part of 176,481l. 11s. 0d. for 8000 men in Portugal
for John Nuttin, Receiver and Paymaster of the Transports, upon account towards defraying the charge of the Battalion of Guards now to be transported to Portugal 3089 8
£3245 13
Disposition Book XVII, p. 115.
William Lowndes to Charles Fox to procure 34,159l. 3s. 7d. to be advanced at 5 per cent. on security of tallies and orders put into your hands on the Land Tax, anno 1704, as follows : viz.
£ s. d.
on the tallies for the Additional 10,000 men part of 50,000l. registered after 850,000l. on said Land Tax 1595 1 0
on the tallies for the Portugal Expedition part of 50,000l. registered after 900,000l. 12564 2 7
on the tallies for the 40,000 men part of 300,000l. registered after 1,250,000l. 20000
You are to apply as follows the moneys so to be advanced reserving the balance for further directions from the Lord Treasurer : viz.
£ s. d.
in part of 150,000l. towards the charge of 13,000 men to be maintained by the Crown of Portugal
for this service generally 12564 2 7
in part of 178,180l. 11s. 0d. for the additional 10,000 men
to clear Col. Lalo's Regiment from 10 March last when they came out of Ireland to 24 April last 259 1 0
for the like clearings to Brigadier Farrington's Regiment from 17th March to 24th April 124 2 8
for clearings to Col. Lalo's and Col. Stringer's Regiment from 25 April last to 24 June last 1211 17 4
in part of 884,072l. 2s. 6d. for the 40,000 men acting with the Allies
to clear three Troops of Cadogan's Regiment of Horse from Feb. 12 last when they came out of Ireland to 24 April last 574 4 0
for the like clearings to Sir Richard Temple's Regiment from 4 March last to April 24 last 151 1 4
to clear the Regiments of Horse, Dragoons and Foot belonging to the 40,000 men from April 25 last to June 24 last 16599 10 0
£31483 18 11
Disposition Book XVII, pp. 116-7.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] concerning a box with some things brought over with the goods of the Envoy from Savoy and is alleged to belong to the Ambassador from the King of Prussia and is stopped by Mr. Mardock an officer of the Customs. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 409.
Same to Mr. Ryves. The Lord Treasurer gives you leave to be in the country during this vacation provided you take care that the service of your office be duly carried on in your absence. Ibid., p. 410.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed certificate [missing] of John Allen's qualifications for a place under you. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from John Stephens. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh and Mr. Blathwaite to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Robert Livingstone and the certificate of the Commissioners for Stating and Determining the Debts due to the Army &c. relating to the debts on account of victuals and clothing to the four Companies in New York. Please peruse the clause in the Act of last Session [2-3 Anne c. 17 clause 57] relating to the application of the 30 per cent. saved by the exchange to New York and then give my Lord your opinion upon all the articles of cravings by the said Lillingston [sic] except the last, which the Lord Treasurer is pleased to refer to the Governor of New York. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to constitute Richard Smith and James Benn as deputy Queen's waiters London port : to wit as deputies respectively to William Parsons and Edward Herne. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 322.
Treasury reference to Sir Salathiel Lovell of the petition of Daniell Breames, a soldier in Lieut. Col. Stevenage's Company in the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, shewing that in self defence he wounded a person in December last and not having a guinea to give the surgeon who demanded so much of him for the cure a malicious prosecution was carried on against him and in February last he was fined 5l. at Hicks Hall and has been a prisoner in Newgate ever since by reason of a clause in a late Act of Parliament [1 Anne St 2 c. 9] it is not in the power of the Justices of the Peace to remit the fine. Reference Book VIII, p. 111.
Same to the Prizes Commissioners of the petition of James Littleton, Commander of the ship Medway, shewing that he took a French ship called the Star of the East but a stop is put to the payment of the captors' shares : therefore praying removal of said stop. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin dated Windsor Castle to Sir Christopher Wren et al, officers of the Works that for the future none of you who ex officio are entrusted to make contracts or to allow bills or accounts of buildings, works or repairs shall be any ways employed in the doing or performing any the said buildings &c. : it having been represented to the Lord Treasurer that several works or buildings on her Majesty's account have been undertaken by you or some of you or some other officers of the Works who are similarly entrusted ; which seems to his Lordship very unreasonable and contrary to the ancient usage of your offices. Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, p. 296.
Same by same to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against Antho[ny] Sturt on his accounts as late Cashier of the Victualling the same having been before the Navy Board ever since October last and are delayed there by reason of the length and nature thereof. Ibid., p. 297.
Subscription by same for the execution of a warrant by the Earl of Kent [Lord Chamberlain] dated June 16 to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to Isaac Clopton of 80 ounces of gilt plate as a gift from her Majesty at the christening of his child : to an estimate of 40l. Ibid.
Warrant by same to the Excise Commissioners to discharge William Blathwayte of 170l. charged against him in the General Account of the Excise for two years ending 1691 June 24 as so much taken up by him from Thomas Fox, late collector of the East Riding of Yorks. 1689-90 Feb. 8 for the Danish Forces then arrived in the several northern parts : it appearing (by certificate of Francis Bythell, deputy to Brook Bridges) that Thomas Fotherby in his account of the charges of bringing over and paying the said Danish Forces in the year 1689 charges himself with the said sum. Ibid., p. 319.
Commission by same to Richard Birchett to be a surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages loco John Cowper.
John Chaloner as a same loco Richard Owen.
Charles James as a same loco Thomas Knight.
(For their dormant salary warrants see infra p. 418 under dated 1704 Nov. 18). Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, p. 3.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of John Cooper (Cowper) of Northampton for the place of Receiver General of Taxes for Counties Northampton and Rutland and proposing his sureties detailed. (Report dated July 18 from said Agents thereon. Warrant dated July 20 to the Queen's Remembrancer to take said securities. Treasury commission dated July 20). Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, pp. 39-40.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to report on the enclosed Journal and other papers [missing] presented by Thomas Knox relating to a pernicious practice for some time carried on in transporting wool and provisions from the south part of Ireland to France. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 323.
July 18. Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the incidents bills of the Post Office for 1704 Lady day and Midsummer quarters : totals respectively 510l. 15s. 4d. and 929l. 16s. 11d. (including 32l. to Mr. Neal Loving for the convex lights for a year : 40l. to Francis Gerrard for two feasts allowed to the officers due at Xmas 1702 : 5939 and 9302 ship letters at a penny per letter : 5l. to Thomas Humfreys for pumping the well for half a year : 7l. 10s. 0d. to Jer. Andrews for drawing of maps of the several Roads : 7s. to Robert Taylor, Sergeant of the Trained Bands). Money Book XVII, pp. 174-6.
The like of the incidents bill and salary bill of the Hackney Coaches Commissioners for 1704 Midsummer quarter (totals respectively 80l. 5s. 8d. and 207l. 10s. 0d.). Ibid., p. 177.
Warrant by same to the Receipt to distribute and apply the sum of 199,958l. 16s. 9½d. to Deficient Funds as follows : said sum representing the receipts between June 20 last and July 18 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows : viz. 7872l. 19s. 4d. from Windows ; 7669l. 9s. 0d. from Additional Impositions ; 3899l. 10s. 3d. from New Duty on Paper Continued ; 60,262l. 15s. 5d. from New Customs ; 5298l. 10s. 10d. from Marriages ; 114,955l. 11s. 11½d. 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 18th July, 1704. The distribution and application hereby ordered.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
First 4s. Aid 55622 10 5 36055 1 2283 1
Third 4s. Aid 407372 0 3 202998 9 3 10720 17
Fourth 4s. Aid 917101 13 437199 10 0 37643 2 1
Second Quarterly Poll 89275 13 4 60665 13 4 3664 7
Three Fourths Customs 213447 15 9 97067 9 5 8761 2
Salt 1711500 0 0 477929 5 70249 15
Two Thirds Additional Excise 160000 0 0 41815 0 6567 6 4
Additional Impositions 445177 7 4 259642 3 9 18272 12 7
Vellum and Parchment 224114 7 140206 17 9198 18
Marriages 648000 0 0 294783 11 9 26597 12 8
4871611 8 0 2048363 2 4 199958 16
Money Book XVI, p. 179.
Money warrant for 57l. 10s. 0d. to James Chase, apothecary in ordinary to the Queen's person, for half a year to Lady day 1704 on his patent fee. Money Book XVII, p. 79.
Money order for 20l. each to John Lowe and Peter Le Neve, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer, for Easter and Trinity terms 1704 for extraordinary service in sorting and ordering the records in the Treasury [of the Receipt] at Westminster. Order Book VI, p. 144.
July 18 and 19 and 20. William Blathwayt [as Auditor General of the Plantations] to Samuel Spofforth Esq., Deputy Surveyor and Auditor of her Majesty's revenues arising in the Islands of Bermudas or Summer Islands. There has hapned indeed many accidents by which your several letters to me have miscarried. Those of the 2nd July and 4th August 1703 (which you advise me of by your last letter of April 6 [1704]) are not come to hand. I am sorry for your indisposition and should be no less unwilling to loose your correspondency, so far am I from thinking of another Deputy. You ask what encouragement you are like to have in that invidious employment. You need not doubt of my acknowledgements and I shall be able to send you by my next an account of those fees allowed in the Exchequer here for the auditing or examining the public accompts, which cannot be refused you in Bermuda, if you apply yourself heartily to the performing that part which is incumbent on me (and on you as my Deputy) which you will easily understand by my patent, of which you have long since had a copy and by the Instructions which I now send you, differing a little from what you may have formerly received.
As to the place of Collector, by which I suppose you mean that appointed by the Act of 25 Car. II relating only to the Enumerated Commodities, the [said] officer being authorised by the Customs Commissioners here and acting by their Instructions (without receiving any Duties or parts of the revenue of which the inspection is intended me by my patent) I do agree that place is not inconsistent with my deputation [to you] but may enable you to execute it the better : and therefore I will make it my endeavour to procure it for you so [long] as I do no man an injury by it or, in case the person now officiating be found unworthy of it. You will apply yourself likewise immediately on your part to the examination of the public accompts and to the informing me of whatever may relate in any manner to her Majesty's revenues in the Bermudas. That you may receive no discouragement therein I now write to the Governor and have spoken to his brother, who is his principal Correspondent here, that you may be freely admitted to every part of the office belonging to you by my deputation. I am assured that no self interest shall debar you from that freedom so also you may be sure there will be no obstruction on that side.
For Mr. Davis, the Receiver of the Impost Money, I have sent to him, who does not own to have brought any accounts with him into England [and professes] not to have known that it was expected from him but promises very solemnly to be more observant of his duty hereafter and to lay all the accounts he is concerned in constantly before you to be transmitted to me with duplicates pursuant to my patent.
This is not to hinder but on the contrary [to assist] all such further examinations as are required by the Act of Assembly concerning the Revenue, which [Act] her Majesty has now declared perpetual.
I shall be glad of all you promise relating to former Governors and [shall] seek all opportunity of rewarding your pains.
Prefixing :
Instructions dated Whitehall 19 July 1704 from William Blathwayt to said Spofforth (differing very little from Instructions of 9 May 1702 supra Tr. Cal. vol. XVII, p. 207-8) but concluding with the following as an additional Instruction.
You are further to take notice that the several accomptants are to make oath to the truth of the respective accompts which are to be examined and reviewed by her Majesty's Lieutenant Governor or Commander in Chief of those Islands and the Council and such as are or shall be appointed by any Act of Assembly for examining the same, as also by yourself as Deputy Auditor. Whereupon they are to be transmitted unto me with their proper vouchers by the first and best opportunity in order to be laid before the Lord High Treasurer or the Commissioners of her Majesty's Treasury.
Followed by :
William Blathwayt to Col. Bennet, Governor of Bermudas, dated July 20 but sent "at the same time.")
I am now on the road to my house in the country so that I cannot particularly acknowledge all your letters by their respective dates. Nor is it necessary since I have fully discourst with your brother about everything that concerns you, and more especially the examination and transmission of all the Bermuda accompts which are wanting since your arrival in that Government. Your brother is fully satisfied of the necessity that besides any provision made by Act of Assembly (which is to take place accordingly) my Deputy [must] have the joint inspection and examination of all the accompts of her Majesty's revenue arising by Act of Assembly or otherwise in the Bermuda Islands pursuant to my patent and that those accompts be duly transmitted to me (with duplicates by other conveyances) to be laid before my Lord Treasurer. To this end I have appointed Mr. Spofforth my deputy and I send you a copy of his Instructions so that you may see what is expected from him. He owns great respect for you and he need not doubt of your countenance in all these transactions. I do not entertain you with the business of our [Plantation] Office, which you will receive from Mr. Popple. Mr. Davis promises to do his part in the despatch of the public acconpts. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 170-176.
July 19. William Lowndes to Mr. St. John [Secretary at War] to prepare a royal warrant to authorise Charles Fox to pay 3089l. 8s. 2¾d. to John Nutin as imprest for transporting the Battalion of Guards to Portugal. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 411.
July 20. Money order for 20l. to Roger Millart, clerk to the Agents for Taxes, for 1704 June 24 quarter : 15l. thereof for himself and 5l. for a messenger for his attendance on the said Agents. Order Book VI, p. 139.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from several gentlemen in Leicestershire touching William Draycutt, a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses ; and also a letter [missing] from some of the Assessment Commissioners for the town of Nottingham relating to the assessing of the deficiencies on the Land Tax there. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 411.
Same to same. What is the yearly value of the premises desired by Sir Michael Biddolph, which formed part of the estate of Morgan Whitley, late Receiver General of Cheshire and North Wales, for whom he was a surety? Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Radnor. The Lord Treasurer will hear you and William Hooker Esq. and widow Loveday Mitchell on the first Wednesday in Michaelmas term on your several respective petitions for a lease of the scite of Tintagel Castle. (The like notice to Mitchell and Hooker). Ibid., p. 413.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to pay Sir Thomas Smith 50l. for one year to 31 March last on the ancient fee in respect of his office of Ranger of Phœnix Park. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 325.