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May 1705

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'Minute Book: May 1705', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. 106-124. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84806 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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May 1705

May. The Accounts Commissioners [their recommendation is read in favour of or] pro Tho. Payne. No vacancy.
John Acton [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
The report [from] Mr. Vanbrugh [on the petition of] Eliza Atkinson [is read]. Respited.
John Angell [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Cus[toms].
The rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Salt Duties [is read on the petition of] Robert Aldersey. No allowance can be made.
The Agents for Taxes their presentment of money paid into the Exchequer on Supers &c. is read 14 May.
Auditor Harley's report [is read on the petition of] De l'Angle. If the balance or any part thereof be now in the Exchequer [he is] to be paid out of that. If not [he is to be paid] out of any other money there unappropriated.
Mr. Borrett's report [is read on the petition of] Hen. Abell, deputy sheriff of Surrey. [My Lord orders him] to be paid the 15 guineas.
Sus. Arnold [her petition is read and ordered] to be laid before the Queen. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 73.
The report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts on the petition of] Major Areskin in Maccartny's Regiment [is read]. Done already. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 14.
The Earl of Albemarle [his petition is read and] referred to the Auditor.
[My Lord reads] a letter signed A. B. complaining of delays &c. in the Victualling Office. Send this to the Victualling Commissioners to make answer [thereto].
The Duke of Ormonde's report [is read on the petition of the] Earl of Abercorn. Respited till my Lord Treasurer speaks with the Duke of Ormonde about it at his [the said Duke's] return into England. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 75.
Mr. Anstis his memorial [is read] for an allowance of 3 pence per block of tin instead of the Essays pieces. Approved.
[The petition from same is read]. The first part is agreed to viz. to defer laying his account for 1704 before the Auditor till November next. But the latter [part of said petition] is not proper to this account : viz. to be reimbursed the charge in passing his commission for Prizes.
Ed. Audley [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
William Atwood [his petition is read]. Referred to Lord Halifax to certify whether anything is due to him.
"Armstrong Mr. letter Mr. Bernard." My Lord can do nothing in this at this time. Ibid., p. 1.
Mr. Borrett [his] report [on the petition of] Serjeant Bonython is read 2 May.
Mr. William Borrett the state of his account [is read as drawn up] by Auditor Bridges. To be prepared for declaration.
The report from the C[ommissioners of] Revenue in Ireland [is read on the petition of] Lord Bellew. [My Lord Treasurer orders] the Queen's letter [or warrant] to be prepared.
William Byrel [his petition is read]. Refer this to William Blathwayt.
Samuel Blinston [his petition is read]. The place is disposed [of] : but he ought not to apply here, but to the C[ommissioners] of Customs.
[The report of the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on the petition of] Walter Brough. Send a copy of this to the Agent [of the Regiment concerned] directing him to make answer within 14 days.
Richard and Ann Bynns [their petition is read]. To be laid before the Queen.
Rich. Butler [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Navy.
[A petition is read from] Mar. Bayley formerly Tilley. Dismiss the petition.
William Bowen [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Rev[enue] in Ireland.
Mr. Blathwayt [his] report [is read] with several states [of account] of her Majesty's revenue in the [respective] Plantations. Thereupon my Lord Treasurer gives several directions as follows viz. :
that Mr. B[lathwayt] direct security to be given in England by the Receivers in the Plantations in her Majesty's name for their [due] accounting in England for what they shall receive and be chargeable with.
Massachusetts Bay. Let their account be forthwith prepared for Declaration in the form and according to the course of the Exchequer.
New York. Mr. B[lathwayt] to write to my Lord Cornbury forthwith to transmit his remarks and observations on Weaver's accounts.
Mr. Byerly out of the money in his hands [is ordered] to pay the charge of the presents now intended to the [Indians of the] Five Nations : and let his and the Comm[issaries'] accounts be prepared ut supra [for Declaration].
Jamaica : a rental [is] to be made every year of all the Quit Rents to be received by every respective Receiver in the Plantations : and the gross amount of the rental ought to be charged in those accounts and the arrears [are to be] set in super.
Virginia : Mr. Bl[athwayt] is to take security for the money due on the account[s] of Mr. Bird.
Improvement of the Quit Rents. Rentals ought to be made and charged in the annual accounts [and] 3000l. of the balance due to her Majesty for the Quit Rents of Virginia pro anno 1703 is ordered to be remitted [to England and] to be paid into the Exchequer.
Caribbee Islands. Send to the C.C. [the Customs Commissioners] to cause an account to be made and transmitted of the produce of the Four and a Half per cent. [Duty] from the time that [branch of] revenue hath been under their management.
The Jerseys. There being 266l. 13s. 0d. due from the Proprietors of the Jerseys to her Majesty on the reserved rent of 20 nobles per an., issue process against the several persons concerned in the payment thereof.
Carolina. 93l. 6s. 8d. arrear of rent due from the Proprietors at 20 marks per an. My Lord Jersey has directed this to be paid into the Exchequer.
Matt[hew] Banks [his petition is read and] referred to the rest of the the Chief Officers of the Works. Ditto : their report [thereon is read]. Approved.
Capt. Rich. Biron [the] order [in Council is read and the matter is] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes.
Mr. Borrett's report [is read on the petition from the] Bromley collectors. Send to Mr. Borrett for the petition upon which he hath made this report.
Adam Batty [his petition is read. My Lord says] there is no vacancy and the quaymen are to be reduced.
Walter Baynes [his petition is read] pro Mr. Howse. [My Lord will hear this] the first [Treasury] meeting in Michaelmas term in the forenoon [see supra p. 35 under date 1705 Oct. 24].
Hugh Broughton, Consul at Venice [his petition is read]. A Consul has no title to make bills of extraordinaries. But if he has been at any expenses rel[ating] to prisoners at war he may make a bill of that and it shall be referred to the C[ommissioners] for Sick and Wounded. [June 8].
The report [from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes [is read on the petition of] Capt. Biron. My Lord agrees to this report but [desires] the Commissioners to certify what this Captain's proportion will come to. Direct the Commissioners to send my Lord an account of what prizes they hear are taken and what directions they have given about them and to return such an account to his Lordship once a month for the time to come.
Bretton and Dingley, Captains of the Castles at Cowes and Yarmouth [their petition is read and] referred to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts]. T. 4/16, pp. 29-30.
Ed. Clifton see infra p. 121 under Walpool.
Ed. Castle [his petition is considered]. My Lord will acquiesce in Mr. Parkhurst's report.
William Clayton [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to have 100l. for his own pains and the charge of passing his accounts.
Ab[e]l Carew [his petition is read]. There is no vacancy.
Ed. Corbett see infra under Smith.
Rich. Clarke [his petition is read]. He must apply to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Mary Cordwent [her petition is read] : ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of the] Navy. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 144.
The Earl of Carlisle [his petition is read]. It does not appear that this fee was ever paid or demanded before this time.
Eliza Cocks widow of [Richard Cocks the] late Receiver [General of Taxes for co.] Gloucester [her petition is read. My Lord orders her] to be paid if her husband's accounts are all cleared. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 74.
Robert Crompton [his petition is read] for the Malt Ticket officers. [My Lord orders them] one year's salary.
The report from Mr. Vanbrugh [is read on the petition of] Ja. Chase [the Apothecary to the Household. My Lord orders him] to be paid out of the arrears [of the late King's Civil List revenues].
The report from Mr. Vanbrugh [is read on the petition from the] Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal. [My Lord will] agree to the report : and Mr. Shore to be added, as also the bell ringer and organ blower.
Michael Cole [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to be paid 50l. out of incidents. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 46.
The report from the Salt Duties C[ommissioners on the petition of Capt. Edmd. Clarke is] read 14 May 1705.
Chelsea Hospital : out pensioners list : [my Lord considers same and orders] half of this to be paid out of the 25 per cent. Duty [on French goods].
Widow Margaret Collingwood [her petition is read. My Lord orders her] 50l. [as royal] bounty.
Capt. Nathaniel Cary [his petition is read] relating to Massachusetts Bay in New England. My Lord is of opinion that the money ought to be brought hither according to the direction already given ; and if after[wards] it shall appear by a particular representation what species and quantities of stores shall be absolutely necessary my Lord will have no objection against her Majesty's issuing such part thereof to the Treasurer of the Ordnance here for providing the same as she shall think fit. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 63.
Ab[e]l Carew [his petition is] read 16 May 1705.
Jeron' Clifford : the order in C[ouncil relating to him is read]. My Lord doth not see any reason [why] the Queen should be put to any charge in this matter. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 42.
Auditor Bridges' report [is read on the petition of] the Deputy Chamberlains for Joining Tallies [in the Exchequer] : Ordered [to be paid as therein].
The report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on the petition of] Lord Charlemont et al. My Lord agrees to this report. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 51.
[The petition is read from] the Chelsea Hospital Commissioners rel[ating] to outpensioners [who are] duly qualified &c. but [who] cannot be paid out of the 4000l. My Lord will speak with Mr. How [the Paymaster General of Guards and Garrisons] and Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] about this.
The clothiers of the Forces in Portugal [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Pauncefort to state what is due to them and for what time.
William Cawthorp [his petition is read] : Prepare a warrant [which is] to be satisfied when there is mo[ney on this head in the Exchequer].
Lawr[ence] Crompton, York Herald [his petition is read. My Lord says] there is no money [of the late King's Civil List revenues in the Exchequer] for payment of these arrears.
Lieut. Gen. Cholmondeley [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Widow Mary Cooke [her petition is read and] ref[erred] to Mr. Cartwright.
Alexander Carleton [his petition is read]. There is no money [of the late King's Civil List revenues] for payment of arrears.
"Mr. Conelly, letter [from] Messrs. Clark and Dod." Prepare a warrant. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 23.
Widow Eliza Creed [her petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
William Churchill [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing as to the arrear in the late King's time but [directs] Mr. Vanbrugh to certify what is due in the [present] Queen's time.
Estienne Cambolive [the case as to his estate] referred to Mr. Borrett to examine and report : 27 Aug. 1705 : [My Lord orders] the estate to go to the sister according to Mr. Borrett's report. T. 4/16, pp. 59-60.
John Dackin [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
Widow Bith. Dowse [her petition is read]. Her husband was paid as far as anything was due.
Col. Hen[ry] Durell [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to be paid when there is any money [in the Exchequer from the late King's Civil List revenues applicable to payment of arrears].
John Derbie, Receiver [General of Taxes for co.] Dorset [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to be paid when he has cleared his accounts. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 36.
Widow Ann Duke [her petition is read] on behalf of her son. She must apply to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] if she think fit.
Sir Samuel Dashwood et al. [late Excise Commissioners their petition is read]. My Lord orders the Queen's Remembrancer or the Attorney General to] supersede the process already issued and stay process till further order. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 64.
Cha. Davenant [his petition is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Powys to state this matter.
Mar. Davenport et al., widows of pensioners at Chelsea College [their petition is read and] referred to the Earl of Ranelagh.
John Davison [of Yarmouth] et al. [their petition is read and] referred to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 81.
The report [from] Mr. Barker [on the petition of] Onesiphorus Dagnia vide the minute on Tisser. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 82.
The Land Tax [Assessment] Commissioners for co. Derby [their] letter [is read concerning] Mr. Cook. Referred to the Agents for Taxes. Ibid., p. 79.
The Excise Commissioners' report upon the representation of the collector of taxes within London [is read]. Prepare a warrant to direct the C[ommissioners] of Excise to pay the tax [assessment on or] for the [Excise] offices in London according to Mr. Att[orney General's] opinion but not for the [Excise] Offices within the weekly Bills of Mortality which are executed in Westminster, Southwark, Middlesex or other parts out of London.
Mr. Fox [his] rep[ort is read on the petition of] Lieut. Col. Etheridge. [My Lord orders] a like warrant as for Brigadier Shrimpton. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 83.
The report [from] Mr. Wilcox [on the petition of] Emmerson and Playell [for payment] for watering the road in Hyde Park [is read. My Lord orders] 52l. 16s. 0d. for last year to be paid. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 76.
The Excise C[ommissioners their] memorial touching the Duty to be paid for prize brandy above proof [is] read 21 May 1705.
Mr. Borrett his report [is read on the petition of] William Emmett. [My Lord orders] Mr. Borrett to certify what fines were imposed upon the offenders.
The Prize C[ommissioners their] rep[ort is read on the] order of C[ouncil concerning] John Edwards. My Lord sees no ground for what is desired and [does] dismiss the petition.
Mr. Pauncefort [his] report [is read on the petition from the] Earl of Essex ut supra Tr. Cal. Vol. XIX, p. 547. My Lord cannot give the Regiment any relief in this case. Ibid., p. 95.
Robert Ford [his petition is read]. There is no money at present [of the late King's Civil List revenues available for payment] of arrears.
Daniel Foreman see under Sir Philip Boteler supra p. 102.
Dame Fleetwood [her petition is read]. The revenue is so burthened already with pensions that no new one can be granted.
Col. John Farewell [his petition is read]. Write to the Exchequer for an account of these deficiencies, and see which of them my Lord is engaged to make good.
Tho. Francklyn [his petition is read]. He must propose a man that is proper.
Rich. Fransum [servant to the Groom Porter his petition is read]. The allowance on the Establishment is in lieu of all bills. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 59.
The French Protestant Ministers [their petition is read. My Lord orders them] to be paid when there is money.
Ja. Fountaine [his petition is read and] referred to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Ed. Frith and Grace Webb [their petition is read for payment] for lodging the late King's servants at Kensington. Referred to Mr. Vanbrugh.
The executors of Col. [Lieut. Gen. John] Farmer, late President of Barbados [their petition is read and] referred to Mr. Blathwayt.
The Majors of two Regiments of Foot Guards [their petition is read]. Stay the passing of the lease till my Lord speaks with the Duke of Marlborough.
Tho. Francklin [his petition is read]. See what has been paid and how much is due at the same rate.
The clothiers [of Col.] Fox's Regiment. See under Emmett supra Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 92.
Lord Fitz Hardinge [his petition is read and] referred to the Auditors to know what hath been usual in [cases like] this case.
Tho. Frederick [his petition is read]. My Lord is making speedy provision for this deficiency. T. 4/16, p. 113.
Ann Gettnes [her petition is] read.
Geo. Green et al. inhabitants of Gravesend [their petition is read]. My Lord has no objection to the delivery of the fish to the petitioners.
Steph. Gellott and Eliz. his wife [their petition is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Borrett to enquire whether the Queen has any power to dispose of this to any other use than the charity first intended.
John Geast [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
Ed. Gould [his] proposal about tin [is read]. Send this and Sir T. Janssen's proposal to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint and direct them to consider the same and to bring their report next Friday morning. [Later : my Lord orders] the [Principal] Officers of the Mint to enter into a contract with Sir T. Janssen upon the foot of his proposition for 250 tons of tin by commission to be carried on her Majesty's ships to Leghorn and Genoa or either of them ; and to take security from him for the [merchant] houses to which it shall be consigned.
Robert Greenway [his petition is read]. Recommend him to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] for this or any other employment they shall find him qualified for.
Ditto [to be recommended] for any [employment] ut supra.
Silvester Grant [his petition is read]. Dismiss the petition.
The Comptrollers [of Army Accounts their] report [is read on the petition of] Capt. Robert Gardiner. [The report is by my Lord] agreed [to. Later] Mr. Gardiner refuses to accept of this and desires that no further proceeding may be made thereupon. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 13.
Col. Grahme [the Surveyor General's report on his case is considered]. My Lord will speak with the Surveyor [General of Crown Lands] when he comes.
Peter Gery [his petition is read]. Direct Mr. Borrett to forbear suing Mr. Gery till the first day of next Michaelmas term. But my Lord cannot commute or set off this debt for any other [debt] owing to Gery [by the Crown]. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 70. Ibid., p. 131.
Ed. Harris [his petition is read]. He must be content with the pension he has already.
Geo. Herlackenden [his petition is read and] referred to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Cha. Harrison [his petition is read]. He may apply to be considered for his service when the Queen's part [of the seizure ?] comes into the Exchequer.
The [Commissioners of] Hawkers and Pedlars [their petition is read]. My Lord doth not think it reasonable to make any more precedents of this kind. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 33.
Capt. Tho. Hart [his petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
Rich. Holt [his petition is read]. See the report of the [Principal] officers of the Mint concerning him.
Hugh Horton, Receiver [General of Taxes for co.] Bucks. [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to be paid upon [his] passing his accounts.
Ed. Hall [his petition is read. [My Lord says the place is already] disposed [of].
Ann Hodges [her petition is read and] referred to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
William Holbech's letters to my Lord Treasurer and Mr. Lowndes [are read]. Send these to the Agents [for Taxes for them] to make answer [thereto] forthwith. [See Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 18].
Robert Hart [his answer] to the complaint of the Major of York [is read] concerning the Crematt Charity. [My Lord orders] the auditor to examine the allegations on both sides and to report the truth of the case with his opinion.
Ditto : answer to a complaint for stopping [Land] taxes out of small pensions [payable] to the clergy of Durham. My Lord will speak with Mr. Attorney [General] when he comes next : [later : May 14] Mr. Attorney General being informed that the pension deed doth not contain any perfect conveyance of lands out of which these pensions are to issue in the nature of fee farm rents and there being no assessments made on them, the Receiver [of Crown Lands for co. Durham] should go on to pay the pensions as he has hitherto without deduction of taxes : and if the revenue [from Crown Lands in the said county] be not sufficient to pay the whole [of the county charges fixed upon the said revenue] he must pay them [the said small charge pensions] in proportion as far as it [the said revenue] will extend till the taxes cease. [Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 61].
"How L[or]d : memorial from Mr. Story : Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise]."
Ed. How : [his petition read]. He must apply himself to the C[ommissioners of] C[ustoms].
Hartly Smithsby [his petition is] read.
Harnage and Churchill : [the] report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read]. My Lord agrees to this report except as to 360l. for insurance, concerning which [my Lord] wants to be satisfied and will speak with the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] thereupon.
Underkeepers of Hyde Park : [their petition is read and the] report [from] Mr. Wilcox [Surveyor General of Woods. My Lord orders] the 230l. 8s. 0d. to be paid. But let him receive proposals how this and the watering of the road [in said Park] can be best done for the future.
John Hayes et al. [the] Order [in] C[ouncil is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Blathwayt to enquire into this matter and report a true state thereof and what is the proper method for having this money answered to her Majesty.
Robert Harmsworth [his petition is read]. My Lord hath already promised this place to another when it becomes vacant.
Geo. Herlackenden [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Col. Hans Hamilton [his petition is read praying] that no offreckonings may be issued by the Paymaster [General of the Forces] till the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] have made their report. Ordered [accordingly].
Hetherington and Potter [their petition is read]. Ref[erred to] H. Baker.
Col. John Hill [his petition is read] in behalf of the Captains of the Regiment late commanded by Brigadier Stanhope. Ref[erred] to Mr. St. John [Secretary at War] and the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] to consider and report what they think fit to be done therein. But in their said report they are to have regard [to] what Col. Stanhope has had on the accounts mentioned in this memorial.
John Hinde [his petition is read]. Recommend him to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Ben[jamin] Hall [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the C[ommissioners of] Transports to certify the fact and give their opinion what is reasonable to be done for the petitioner.
William Hooker and Robert Corker [their petition for the office of Receiver General of the Duchy of Cornwall is read]. It's against [the] rule to grant for lives : and no further grant of any kind ought to be made till the debt to the Crown be cleared. The Auditor to make a state of it. [May 19. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 68].
Eliza Hargrave widow [her petition is read]. Nothing can be done in this.
Hopper Ann : the report [from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands on her petition is read]. Agreed.
Hyde and Wharton [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the C[ommissioners of the] Vict[ualling]. T 4/16, pp. 149-150.
Mr. Jenkins [his petition is read for some employment, he being] recom[mended] by Mr. Geo. Clarke. There is no vacancy.
The Jewel House Officers [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Vanbrugh to certify what pretence they have to this.
John Jemmett [the] letter [from] Sir C. Hedges [relative to his petition is read. My Lord orders the] C[ommissioners of] Cust[oms] to examine his services for the time past and what he may deserve for the same, as also what service he is capable of doing for the future.
C[ommissioners of the] Rev[enue of] Ireland [their] memorial [is read] relative to Maurice Birchfeild. Send this to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Major Thomas Jones, the report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read on his petition]. W[rite] to Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] to prepare the necessary [royal] warrant [to authorize according to the report].
The inhabitants of St. James's parish [their petition is read praying the Queen's permission] for a passage into the [St. James's] Park. To be laid before the Queen. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 72].
John Incledon et uxor [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Jewel Office officers : Mr. Vanbrugh's report [on their petition is read]. Agreed. Ibid., p. 171.
Cha. Lewsay [his petition is read]. If this be not already ref[erred it is] to be now referred to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
William Legg [his petition is read and he is] recommended to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Robert Loggin [his petition is read]. Write to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to examine his qualifications and if they find him fit [then they are] to present him to his Lordship for such an employment when vacant.
Duke of Leeds and Sir Ed. Seymour [their] draft of a surrender [is read together with the] report [from my] Lord Halifax. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney General] to peruse the draft and give his opinion thereupon.
John Littlehales [prisoner in Newgate his petition is read and] ref[erred to] Mr. Borrett. [May 14. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 56].
The E[arl of] Limerick [his petition is read and] ref[erred to] Mr. Blathwayt.
Lyndall and Wentworth, Captains [in Col. Handasyde's Regiment their petition is read on reference from] Ro. Harley. Ordered.
Ed. Lloyd [his petition is read]. My Lord doth not think this reasonable.
ditto [? a new petition] : See the former answer.
Robert Lucy [Receiver of the Temporalities of the Bishopric of St. Davids his petition is read. My Lord directs] the Auditor to state how much hath arisen by these temporalities, how much hath been answered to her Majesty and how the account now stands.
Tho. Leader [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. Ibid., p. 189.
Cha. Maris [his petition is read for reward for his services]. Nothing more can be done at present.
Robt. Mirfeild [his petition is read]. If the place be not already disposed refer him to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Tho. Morrice his letter [dated] Lisbon 9 April 1705 old style [is read]. Give it to Mr. Taylour who is to write an answer to his former letter.
Mary McKarell [her petition is read]. My Lord hath no cognisance of this matter.
Ter. Mahon [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts].
Hartstong Mainwaring [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to] Mr. Dod and Mr. Warters.
"Blanchett Meautys. This cannot be done."
Brian Mortagh [his] letter [is read] pro allowance for hay &c. for Cranborne and Bagshott Lodges. [He is] to be paid when there is money.
Moses Medina [his petition is read] pro Machado. Let Mr. Pauncefort make a formal memorial [demanding money] for this and propose in what manner it should be paid.
John Mason, late Receiver General of [Taxes for] Cambridge et al. [his securities : their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the Agents for Taxes.
Anto. Morgan, Lieut. Governor of the Isle of Wight. The report [is read from] Mr. St. Johns [Secretary at War]. My Lord will speak with Mr. St. John about this.
Warden of the Mint [his memorial] relating to the Coiners [and counterfeiters] in Yorkshire. Read 21 May 1705.
Man and McCullock [army] clothiers : the report [from the] Comptrollers of Army Accounts [on their petition is read]. My Lord agrees with the Comptroller's report.
[the petition from] — Manning, Ensign in Lord Lucas's Regiment [is read together with the] report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts thereon]. The petition is dismissed.
Hezekiah Marshall's widow [her petition is read]. [My Lord orders Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] to prepare a Contingent warrant [for her] to be paid out of the money of 1703.
Mar. Maplesden : the report [from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands is read on her petition]. Agreed that she have a lease with a clause of reassumption when the Queen pleases.
Tho. Moreton and William Barrett [their petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this.
Messenger's bills signed : Tho. Atterbury [his petition read for a payment thereon. My Lord says he shall be paid] as soon as there is money [of the late King's Civil List arrears in the Exchequer].
John Matthews, Quarter Master [in] Handasyde's Regiment [his petition is read]. The muster roll is the proper voucher for his pay and he must be concluded by that.
The Marine Regiments : the L[ieutenants] and assignees of the Subaltern Officers [their petition is read]. My Lord will consider this when the Auditors [of Imprests] attend with the account.
Sir John Macclean [his petition is read]. My Lord cannot advise the Queen to do anything in this.
Ja. Mellifort [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes.
Sus. Millward [her petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Mos[es] Medina [his petition is read] pro 8000l. due to Machado. [My Lord orders a] letter to Mr. St. John [Secretary at War] to prepare a warrant [for the Queen's signature to authorise the payment]. T4/16, p. 209.
The Company [of Foot] at Newfoundland the report [from] the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts on their petition is read]. [My Lord] agreed to the report.
The Navy C[ommissioners their] letter [is read] for 5000l. on the head of Wear and Tear. Ordered. Ibid., p. 229.
The Duke of Ormonde's letter [is read] for 500 barrels of powder from the Office of Ordnance in England. [My Lord ordered] a warrant to be prepared as desired.
Abr[aham] Onslow [his petition is read]. When there is a vacancy Mr. Lowndes is to put my Lord in mind of him.
Rich. Oakely [his petition is read]. Send for a certificate of what is due to him.
John Owen [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Capt. Cartwright and Mr. Vincent [on said Owen's petition and thereupon orders a letter to] Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] to prepare a warrant for the 78l. 2s. 0d.
Lady Oglethorp [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Attorney General [on her petition]. Desire Mr. Att[orney General] to prepare the draft of such a warrant as he thinks proper for her relief. [Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 66].
The Board of Ordnance [their memorial is read] relating to an account, which is required [by the House of Commons], of the Ordnance stores sent to the Plantations. [My Lord orders] Mr. Bl[athwayt] to prepare the draft of a letter to be signed by her Majesty requiring the Governors of the Plantations to send to the Board of Ordnance forthwith an account of the remains of the stores of ordnance, small arms and other accoutrements and habilaments of war in their respective Governments ; and the like once in every year.
Ditto : [their memorial is read] pro 30,000l. Issue this to them as fast as the money comes in on the funds [for this year as] in the scheme for this service. Ibid., p. 251.
[John] Pleyell and [William] Emerson [their petition is read]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Wilcox to examine.
Tho. Payne : vide Commissioners of Accounts supra p. 106.
Clerk of the Pipe : [his petition is read] : ordered.
The Countess of Plymouth [her petition is read as administratrix to Mary, late Duchess of Buckingham]. There is nothing due. What the Queen gave her [the Duchess] was bounty for the support of her life and she being dead the cause ceaseth. [Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 119].
The presentment [is read from the] C[ommissioners of] Prizes relating to embezzlements of prizes. To be laid before the Queen in Council.
Sir Christopher Wren's report [on the] General Post Office house [is read]. Send for the Postmasters General when they come to town.
Rachel Payne : the rep[ort from] Mr. Borrett [on her petition is read]. Speak with Mr. Att[orney General] about this at his next attendance.
Major Archibald Patton [his petition is read]. This 195l. will be supplied in a little time. [May 16. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 65].
Paul Pigout et al. [their petition is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Borrett to certify in what manner this matter stands.
Geo. Preston et al. : the rep[ort from] Mr. Borrett [on their petition is read]. Speak with Mr. Att[orney General] about this at his next attendance.
Tho. Pullein [, Stud Master to Wm. III, his petition is read]. There is nothing due to him in the Queen's time and there is no money to pay the arrears [due to him] in the late King's time. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 70].
Sarah Pember [her petition is read]. Mr. Parkhurst has promised he will pay "him" in a very little time.
[An account or] state of prizes carried into the West Indies and other places abroad [is read]. Send this with the papers relating thereunto to Mr. Bl[athwayt] to peruse and advise upon the several matters herein contained ; what he conceives will be best for her Majesty's service and to make his report as soon as conveniently he can.
Portland bailiff [the petition from the bailiff of the Queen's quarries at Portland is read]. Ref[erred] to Sir Christopher Wren.
The Postmasters General [their memorial is read praying the establishment] for a fifth pacquet boat to Lisbon. My Lord agrees that this boat shall be kept up [maintained] till Michaelmas and then to be laid up till next summer.
Mary Pavia [her petition is read]. My Lord will speak with the Duke of Ormonde about this when his Grace comes [to the Treasury].
[The] states [of the] accounts [of the revenue of the] Plantations vide Blathwayt supra pp. 107-8.
The Prizes C[ommissioners] mem[orial is read] rel[ating] to prize brandy at Plymouth. [My Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise]. Agreed.
William Powell [his petition is read]. If there be any arrears due to him [from the late King's time] the Queen is not liable to pay it, her Majesty being at no charge about this Red Lodge.
[My Lord reads the] form of circular letters to the several Governors of the Plantations for an account of Ordnance Stores [to be sent as] by her Majesty's command [and to be signed by Secretary Sir] C. Hedges. My Lord approves the letters that are sent already.
Major Robert Parsons : the rep[ort from the] Comptrollers of Army [Accounts on his petition is read]. Agreed. T 4/16, p. 267.
John Read [his petition is read]. Recommend [him] to the C[ommissioners of the] Stamp Office when there is a vacancy.
Tho. Read [his petition is read]. Recommend him for the first vacancy in the Window Tax.
Tho. Renda and Ed. Ambrose [their petition for a patent for coining copper half pence &c. is read]. When there is occasion for new farthings and half pence his Lordship is resolved to employ the officers of the Mint in that affair. [May 1. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 39].
L[ieutenants] Roussett and Du Cros [their petition is read]. See whether anything was formerly ordered.
Rymer and Churchill [their petition is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Hume to certify what the extraordinary sheets [to this volume of the 'Foedera'] will come to and to advise Mr. Rymer as he proposes.
Sir William Russell [an ex-Captain of Cadogan's Regiment : My Lord reads the] letter [from the] D[uke of] Ormonde [in this case]. My Lord will speak with the Duke of Ormonde when he comes over. [May 14. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 21].
E[arl] Rivers : [my Lord Treasurer reads the] rep[ort from the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands on said Earl's petition]. Agreed.
[Monsieur Ivar] Rosenkrant [Envoy from Denmark his] letter [is read concerning wines]. Send a translation of this to Mr. Att[orney General] to consider whether wines bought for the immediate use of an ambassador may not be admitted to an entry upon payment of the Customs. [Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 78].
Col. Ja. Rivers [his petition is read]. Referred to the two Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] or either of them.
John Rolfe [Under Sheriff of Sussex : My Lord reads the] rep[ort from Mr. Borrett on said Rolfe's petition. My Lord orders him] to be paid by [authority of the General] letters patent dormant [which authorised normal payments at the Exchequer from the commencement of the Queen's reign]. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 54].
Anto. Roberts, mariner [master of the Endeavour of Truro, cast away off Margate with the Queen's tin on board : my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the Principal] Officers of the Mint [on his petition]. My Lord can give no direction in this. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCII, 68].
Ann Rosse [her petition is read]. Ref[erred] to Mr. Surv[eyor General of Crown Lands] first and after [him] to Mr. Att[orney General].
Anto. Rauthmell [his petition is read]. Dismiss this petition. Ibid., p. 283.
Mr. Smith : [My Lord reads his] letter pro Ed. Corbett his servant. Send order to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to present him when there is a vacancy.
Jos. Sparrow [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
"Scotts Woman" [her petition is read]. The Queen's officers in England cannot relieve her in this matter. She must apply to the officers of Scotland.
Ed. Seymour [his petition is read]. See what debt is owing on his last account and direct him to pay it into the Exchequer.
Phil[ip] Sheppard [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the C[ommissioners of] Rev[enue] in Ireland.
The Queen's servants above stairs : [My Lord reads the] report [from] Mr. Vanbrugh [on their petition and orders it] to be laid before the Queen.
Fran. Strutt [petition read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Jo. Sanson [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] C[ustom]s C[ommissioners].
Monsieur Steinger [Steingen], Resident from the Elector Palatine, the rep[ort from the Principal] Officers of the Mint [is read and] approved.
Prud[ence] Smith, widow of Aaron Smith, late Solicitor of the Treasury [her petition is read]. My Lord can do nothing in this till the referees have made their report.
Capt. Studholme [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the Principal] officers of the Works.
[Capt.] Tho. Silver [his petition is read] and] ref[erred] to [the] E[arl] of Ranelagh.
The late C[ommissioners for] Sick and Wounded Seamen [their memorial is read]. Let a state be made of this matter in the points of law and fact and desire Mr. Att[orney General's] opinion whether reserving sufficient to satisfy all the demands in this paper, which are all the Com[missioners] can produce, the residue of the 11,000 and odd pounds may not be applied to the present service of the Sick and Wounded.
Cha. Scarburgh [his petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Surveyor General [of Crown Lands].
Hen. Sistern [prisoner in Dorchester Gaol] : the rep[ort from] Henry Baker [on the said Sistern's petition is read and my Lord orders] a warrant to acknowledge satisfaction [on the information]. [Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 86].
John Stevens [his petition is read]. To be examined.
Eliza Spicer [her petition is read and my Lord orders her] 30l. out of secret service.
Mrs. Stephens [Mary, widow of Anthony Stephens, late Cashier to the Treasurer of the Navy, her petition is read]. If there be not a report made already by the C[ommissioners] of the Navy, refer this to them.
Kath Spencer, executrix of William Hunt [her petition is read]. Ref[erred to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners] to certify what discovery was made by Hunt [of the effects of Michael Wicks] what estates were extended by his means and how much money hath been recovered thereupon.
Peter Stevens, the report [from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners is read on his petition]. Agreed.
Dr. Sherlock [his petition for arrears of his pension is read]. There is no money of [the late King's Civil List revenue] arrears at present. [May 24. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 80].
Col. Ja. Stanhope [his petition is read and] ref[erred to] Mr. St. John [the Secretary at War] and the Comptroller [of Army Accounts].
John Sanson : the report [from the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners on his petition is read]. Agreed. T 4/16, pp. 299-300.
Rich. Thornton vide Winnington infra p. 121.
C[ommissioners of] Trade [their petition is read]. There are no arrears [in the Exchequer of the late King's Civil List revenues].
The clerks attending the C[ommissioners of] Trade [their petition is read]. My Lord cannot but think the Office [of Trade and Plantations] is too chargeable already.
John Tayleure [his petition is read]. Ref[erred] to the Agents [for Taxes].
Max[imilian] Talbot : the rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of the] Salt Duties [on his petition is read and] agreed.
Mr. Thurston's letter [is read. My Lord orders] the papers to be looked out and referred to the Comptrollers [of Army Accounts] as desired.
William Trench [Criminal Prosecutor in Ireland] : the rep[ort from the] D[uke of] Ormond [is read]. Agreed.
Sir Richard Temple : the rep[ort from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts is read]. To be considered when the Regiment comes to be new clothed.
The Tally Court officers their answer to the Proprietors of Carolina about the fees of their tally : read 21 May. [Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 71].
The Transport Com[missioners their petition is read] for charging 150l. to the account of the D[uke of] Savoy for freight of lead delivered at Lisbon for his [the said Duke's] use. [My Lord agrees and orders that] care is to be taken that this 150l. be deducted out of the Duke of Savoy's subsidies.
James Tisser [his petition is read]. My Lord thinks that Mr. Tisser should acquiesce in what Mr. Barker has reported to be reasonable and not put the Queen or Dagnia to any further charges. [May 24. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 82].
The Transport Commissioners [their memorial is read for money] for the Holland's service [to wit for transport of Troops to Holland]. The first two sums are ordered : but a particular of the 1800l. is to be brought to the Treasury.
Ditto : [my Lord reads the] draft of Rules to be observed by them. My Lord agrees to all the 7 articles except the 5th which is disapproved. [May 3. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 41].
Ditto : [my Lord reads their] presentment [of an] article rel[ating] to shipping taken up to carry ordnance stores on the expedition with the Earl of Peterborough. This ought to be paid out of the Ordnance money [voted by the House of Commons].
Tally Court Officers &c. [their memorial is read] for 580l. for tallies struck from Michaelmas 1704 to Michaelmas 1705 for which they have taken no fees. [My Lord orders] a warrant [for said sum].
Sir Richard Temple : the rep[ort from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts on his petition is read. Thereupon my Lord orders] 46l. 6s. 0d. and no more to be allowed.
Lord Teviott [his memorial] about clothing his Regiment anno 1697 : the report [from the] Comptrollers [of Army Accounts thereon is read]. Shew this report to Lord Teviott's agent.
Ditto : the report [from the said] Comptrollers [is read on his petition] for an allowance for additional men. Agreed. Ibid., p. 313.
Kenneth Urquhart [his petition is read]. There is no vacancy.
Hen. Veran [his petition is read and] dismissed.
Anto. Vernatti [his petition is read for payment] pro lamps &c. for the House of Commons in the session 1704-5. Ref[erred to the] Office of Works.
Rich. Vokins r[eferred to] Ro. Harley. He applies in a wrong place.
Vernatti ut supra [my Lord reads the] rep[ort from the] Office of Works. Agreed.
Ja. Vezian [his petition is read]. When there is any money [in the Exchequer of the late King's Civil List revenue] arrears [my Lord will consider it].
Ditto. There is no money for these arrears.
S[ignor] Verrio [his petition is read]. To be laid before the Queen. Ibid., p. 327.
Tho. Whitgrave [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] one year. See when the grant was made. [April 30. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 29].
Is. Williams [his petition is read. The place is] disposed [of].
William Waitt [his petition is read]. He ought not to trouble this Office. But if he hath a pretence he may apply to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Tho. Windham [his petition is read. My Lord orders them] to have their [this] lease, paying 100l. [fine]. [April 30. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 31].
Tho. Warren [prisoner in Newgate, his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ommissioners of] Ex[cise].
Sir William Whitlock [his petition is read. My Lord orders him] to have the books viz. Rymer's "Foedera."
Rich. [? Charles] Whitworth [his petition is read. My Lord orders] Mr. Powys to examine whether these bills are within the Rule [? as to ambassadors' extraordinaries].
Geo. Ward [his petition is read]. Recommend him to the C[ommissioners of] Excise to employ him in such station as they find him qualified for.
S. Winnington [his] letter [is read] recommending Richd. Thornton. To be considered when there is a vacancy.
Col. Walpool [his] letter [is read] pro Ed. Clifton. Recommend [him] to the C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Robt. Weddall [clerk to the Warden of the Mint his] letter [is] read 1 May 1705.
Widow Dor. Wansbrough [her petition is read]. My Lord intends to move the Queen for her.
Sir Robt. Williamson [his petition is read]. My Lord knows of no vacancy that he is fit for and there being a great number of suitors his Lordship hath no prospect of providing for him that way.
Is. Williams [his petition is read : the place is] disposed [of].
John Walker and John Rolfe [clerks assistant in the House of Lords their petition is read. My Lord orders] 100l. between them. [May 1. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 40].
Mr. [Peter] Wentworth : Mr. Att[orney General in his report on his petition] says there ought to be an inquisition and then a letter to grant administration. To be laid before the Queen. [Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 25].
Walter Whitfeild : the state of his account [is read as stated] per Mr. [Auditor] Harley. Prepare this account for Declaration taking care not to allow anything therein but what he hath proper vouchers for.
Dr. Woodroffe : the report [from the] C[ommissioners of the] Salt Duties [on his case is read]. Stay the process till Michaelmas term. But the overplus if any is public [or appropriated] money which ought not to be diverted.
Capt. Fran. Wyvell [of the Barfleur, his petition is read]. To be laid before the Queen.
Robt. Weddell : the report [from the Principal] Officers of the Mint [on his petition is read]. My Lord doth not know how this came into the Gazette and sees no reason for paying this 100l.
Judith Watson : 29 May 1702 [sic her petition is read]. Send this to Mr. H. Baker to make answer. [See Treasury Board Papers LXXX, 8]. Rep[ort received from] H. Baker 30 June 1702 [sic]. My Lord doth not think fit to give her any more mo[ney] on this account.
16 May 1705. My Lord adheres to his former minute.
Woollen Manufactorie : Com[pany of] York Traders [their petition is read]. R. C. C. [referred to the Customs Commissioners].
Ed. Wilcox : [my Lord reads his] estimate of works to be done in Hyde Park. Ordered.
Dr. Watson, late Bishop of St. Davids : [his petition is read]. This cannot be done.
Geo. Ward : [his petition is read. There is] no vacancy.
The Collectors of the Taxes for Westminster [their petition is read. My Lord orders a] letter to the Auditor of the Receipt to transmit to my Lord Treasurer a schedule of the arrears that make up the sums mentioned in the third columns of these papers, how much has been since stopped, and from whom the rest is payable or to be stopt and for what pensions particularly.
"The Warders of the Tower Order C" [Order in Council]. My Lord cannot advise the increase of the Queen's charge by additional salaries. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCII, 56].
Works Officers [their report] on the estimate for a new pair of stairs at Kensington. Read 21 May 1705.
Ditto. [same] about repairing two bridges on Hounslow Heath. Ref[erred] to Mr. Att[orney General] to report whether these parishes ought not to repair these bridges at their own charge.
"Wells Dr." [Mr. Zachary Wells : My Lord reads the] rep[ort from] Mr. Borrett [concerning the advowson of St. Botolphs Aldgate]. My Lord doth not think it reasonable the Queen should bear any more of this charge than she hath already.
William Walley [his petition is read]. It is [already] disposed [of].
Serjeant Whitaker, Foreign Apposer [in the Exchequer Court, his petition is read]. There is no money [out of the late King's Civil List revenue available for payment] of arrears.
Mar. Williamson widow [her petition is read]. It cannot be paid at present.
Geo. Ward [his petition is read]. Recommend him to the [Revenue] C[ommissioners] of Ireland for such employment as they find him qualified for.
Rich. Windebank, assignee of William Hunt [his petition is read [for reward for discovering the effects of Michael Wicks]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. [May 24. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 85].
Lady Waldegrave [her petition is read]. My Lord can do no more at present.
Michael Wicks [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners].
Rich. [? Charles] Whitworth [his petition is read]. My Lord will consider this with the rest of the Foreign Ministers.
Mr. Whitfeild : his memorial [is read] relating to respits on Brigadier Holt's [Regiment]. When there is any money of that year [my Lord orders] so much to be issued as will satisfy the within mentioned warrant.
Wrexham town hall : [My Lord reads the] report [from the] Surveyor [General of Crown Lands concerning this. Thereon my Lord orders a] warrant for a constat or particular and to rate the same according to the [said] report.
Mr. Whitfeild [Paymaster of Marines : My Lord reads his] memorial for allowing 4999l. 5s. 10d. for respits of [the year] 1703. Write to Mr. St. John [Secretary at War] to prepare the warrant [for the Queen's signature accordingly]. T 4/16, pp. 343-4.
William Kay [his petition is] read 1st May 1705.
John Knap et al. [their petition is read and] ref[erred to the] Ld. Lt. of Ireland.
Tho. Kirke [Consul at Genoa praying for his disbursements on 146 English prisoners. My Lord reads] the rep[ort from the] C[ommissioners of] Sick and Wounded. Agreed. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 19].
Geo. Knox [his petition is read]. Ref[erred to the] C[ustoms] C[ommissioners]. Ibid., p. 359.
Geo. Yeo [ : the Customs Commissioners' report on his petition is read concerning the ship Pearl]. When the goods are sold my Lord will consider him. [May 14. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 44].
[My Lord reads the] Order [in] C[ouncil] about stores for New York. Query : If there be enough [money] of the 30l. [per cent. saving by exchange on remittance to New York] to satisfy this. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCIII, 80].
[My Lord reads the] state of the pay of the 4 Companies at New York from 25 Dec. 1703 to 23 Dec. 1704. If Mr. How [Paymaster General of Guards &c]is satisfied with this report he may make a demand of the 1032l. 5s. 11½d. in his next memorial [for money for the Forces].
Order of C[ouncil of 22 Feb. 1704-5] about a present to the Five Nations of the Indians bordering on New York. Mr. Blath[wayt's] report [of April 5 last thereon is read. Request] Mr. Blathwayt to certify my Lord how he knows the presents formerly sent have been disposed of to these Five Indian nations. [May 21. Treasury Board Papers XCIV, 7].
Yeomen of the Guard [their petition is read]. There is no money of [the late King William's Civil List revenue] arrears at present [in the Exchequer available for paying this]. T 4/16, p. 367.