Warrant Book
October 1704, 1-10

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'Warrant Book: October 1704, 1-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 19: 1704-1705 (1938), pp. 371-374. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84558 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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October 1704, 1-10

Oct. 1. Treasury reference to Mr. Borrett of the petition of William Taylor, keeper of the Gatehouse Prison at Westminster, praying payment of his bill of 89l. 1s. 10d. for the lodging and fees of imprisonment of the French gentlemen taken at Vigo. [See infra p. 383.] Reference Book VIII, p. 118.
Oct. 2. Letter of direction for 34,088l. 0s. 6d. to John How [Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons] : out of Contributions for Annuities : and is to be applied as follows : viz.
for Guards and Garrisons on account of subsistence : in further part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d., anno 1704 8774 8
for 5000 men in sea service, for subsistence and clearings : in further part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d., anno 1704 22517 16
for the Invalids, to complete the 5000l. appropriated for their support 2795 15 8
£34088 0 6
Disposition Book XVII, p. 149.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from William Middleton relating to the frauds alleged by him to be practised in the Wine trade. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 438.
Oct. 3. Money order for 150l. to the Agents for Taxes (William Clayton, Robert Barker and Richard Shoreditch) for Sept. 29 quarter's salaries. Order Book VI, p. 173. Disposition Book XVII, p. 158.
William Lowndes to [the Auditor of the Receipt] for a certificate of the principal [of loan moneys] remaining unpaid [i.e. not repaid or liquidated] on any public funds granted in her present Majesty's reign which prove to be deficient and have no provision made for them by Parliament. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 438.
Same to Mr. Ferne [Customs Cashier] to pay into the Exchequer what moneys of the divers arrears standing out at 1701-2 March 8 on the Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage which ended 1699-1700 Feb. 1 [the Further Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage granted by the Act 8-9 Wm, III, c. 24 for 2¾ years from 1 May 1697 to 1 Feb. 1699—1700] and on that which ended 1701-2 March 8 [by Wm. III's death to wit the Further Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage granted by the Act 9 Wm. III, c. 23 for the life of Wm. III] : and in future to pay in weekly what you shall receive on account of said arrears. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 439.
William Lowndes to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed estimate [missing] of 2475l. for works which are to be performed by Mr. Wise this winter season in the royal Gardens and parks. Ibid.
Treasury reference to Mr. Fox [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] and the Comptrollers of Army Accounts of the petition of the Clothiers of the English Forces in Portugal shewing that direction is given for payment of the offreckonings of the said Forces from 1703 Dec. 25 but not of their offreckonings before that time amounting to about 5000l. : therefore praying payment of said arrear. Reference Book VIII, p. 118.
Same to Auditor Shales of the petition of John Digby, Receiver of Crown Revenues in cos. Hereford, Worcester, Salop and Stafford, for a re-grant of said office [terminated by the death of Wm. III] ; his accounts to Michaelmas 1702 being engrossed and showing a surplus of 278l. 5s. 2¾d. Ibid.
Oct. 4. William Lowndes to Mr. St. John [Secretary at War] and the Comptrollers of Army Accounts to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Capt. Gardner for the allowance of pay to Col. Macartney's Regiment from 1704 April 1, and Brigadier Farrington's Regiment from April 24, to the dates of their respective musters ; in regard the officers thereof were allowed but 40s. per man for levy money and were obliged afterwards to transport them to Holland at their own charge. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 438.
Oct. 6. Money order for 20l. to Roger Millart, clerk to the Agents for Taxes, for Sept. 29 quarter viz. 15l. on the allowance for himself and 5l. for a messenger. Order Book VI, p. 163. Disposition Book XVII, p. 165.
Dormant warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receiver General of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages for co. Devon to pay to Goodman Atwood 70l. per an. as Surveyor of said Duties loco John Woodley as from June 24 last.
Same by same to same for co. Wilts, to pay the salary of 80l. per an. to Robert Winniat as Surveyor of said Duties loco Jeremiah Williams removed into Worcestershire : as from Sept. 29 last.
Same by same to same for co. Worcester to pay 70l. per an. to Jeremiah Williams loco Goodman Atwood removed into Devonshire : as from March 25 last. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, pp. 8-9.
Oct. 7. Allowance by same of the salary bill of the Excise Office for 1704 Sept. 29 quarter : total 5878l. 10s. 0d. Money Book XVII, p. 230.
Warrant by same to the Customs Cashier to pay 37l. 10s. 0d. to Christopher Tilson for same quarter for making a particular accompt of the Customs &c. Ibid.
Money warrant for 500l. to Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, for same quarter on her annuity as Groom of the Stole and First Lady of the Bedchamber.
250l. to the following for same quarter as Ladies of the Bedchamber viz. Mary, Duchess of Ormonde ; Rachell, Marchioness of Hartington ; Ann Charlotte, Lady Freschville ; Ann, Countess of Sunderland ; Frances, Countess of Scarborough ; Lady Henrietta Godolphin ; Lady Jane Hyde ; Juliana, Countess of Burlington ; Ann, Countess of Abingdon ; Elizabeth, Duchess of Somerset.
Same for 125l. each to the following for same quarter as Women of the Bedchamber viz. Beata Danvers, Margaret Feilding, Agneta Cooper, Abigail Hill.
75l. each to the following for same quarter as Maids of Honour viz. Letitia Frowde, Jane Kingdon, Mary Stanhope, Rosamunda Yarburgh, Elizabeth Collier, Ann Duncombe.
(Money orders dated Oct. 7 hereon). Ibid., p. 230. Order Book VI, p. 166. Disposition Book XVII, p. 149.
Same for 2000l. to Treasurer Godolphin for same quarter's allowance on his salary. (Money order dated Oct. 7 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 231. Order Book VI, p. 162. Disposition Book XVII, p. 149.
Same for 1000l. to Henry Baker as imprest for the charges of Crown law proceedings. (Money order dated Oct. 7 hereon). Money Book XVII, p. 232. Order Book VI, p. 163. Disposition Book XVII, p. 151.
Money order for 12l. 10s. 0d. to Thomas Fox for last Sept. 29 quarter on his allowance for keeping the several Registers of all the public loans in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt.
5l. to John Broadhurst, Porter at the Exchequer Gate, for same quarter's attendance there. Order Book VI, p. 162. Disposition Book XVII, p. 149.
Letter of direction for 400l. to Henry Boyle, Chancellor of the Exchequer, for a quarter's salary [to Sept. 29 ult.] : out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XVII, p. 149.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ Nicholas Rainton (a Queen's waiter London port) as surveyor of landwaiters ibid. loco Thomas Edlyn deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 327.
Fiat by same for royal letters patent to appoint Ambrose Moor a Queen's waiter ibid. loco abovesaid Rainton. Ibid.
Treasury reference to Mr. Parkhurst, Receiver of arrears of prizes taken in the late war, of the petition of Mark Proudfoot shewing that he was employed by said Parkhurst at 200l. per an. and that 125l. salary remains due to him thereon. Reference Book VIII, p. 118.
Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated July 28 last to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Peter Hume, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of ten green mohair window curtains lined with green taffety and trimmed with green silk orice lace and plain lathers for the same, for the Gallery at Windsor : to an estimate of 350l. Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, p. 321.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the securities, prefixed in detail, of Thomas Jett senr. as Register and Paymaster of the Debentures remaining unsatisfied from the Forfeited Estates in Ireland. Ibid., p. 343.
Commission by same to Peter Sympson to be a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, p. 3.
Oct. 9. Money order for 133040l. to the New East India Company for one year to 1705 Sept. 29 on their share of the yearly fund of 160,000l. on the Two Million Act.
26960l. to the General Society Trading to the East Indies for the like term on their share of same fund. Order Book VI, p. 164.
[? Oct. 9]. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt for the payment of interest at 4½ per cent. on orders of loan on the seventh 4s. Aid as follows drawn in the name of Charles Fox [as Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] and by him assigned to — : viz. 10 orders for 500l. each ; four orders for 300l. each ; two orders for 200l. each. Ibid., pp. 163, 165.