Treasury Warrants
February 1702, 1-15

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'Treasury Warrants: February 1702, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 135-152. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87363 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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February 1702, 1-15

Feb. 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 11, 17, 20.Same to the Customs Commissioners to observe an order in Council dated Jan. 25 last for permit to the following vessels to sail on their voyage notwithstanding the embargo: viz.
the Indian King, 600 tons, 22 guns, with 100 passengers on board to —.
the Messenger brigantine, 60 tons, 6 men, laden with wine for the Plantations.
the Barbados Merchant, 100 tons, 10 men, for Maryland.
the Virginia Merchant, Augustine Woodward master, 150 tons, 10 guns, 20 men and boys laden with beef and other perishable goods; to sail for Virginia and the Leeward Islands.
the Adventure, Thomas Robinson master, 50 tons, 8 men and boys, laden with beef; for Virginia.
the Eliza[beth] and Ann, William Benn master, 120 tons, 14 men and boys, laden with beef; for Virginia.
the Amity, Thomas Seacomb master, 80 tons, 14 men and boys, laden with beef; for Virginia.
the Loyalty, Henry Browne master, 150 tons, 10 guns, 20 men and boys, laden with beef; for Virginia.
the Lyon, Robert Crompton master, 80 tons, 12 men and boys, laden with beef; for Virginia.
the Elizabeth, 250 tons, 32 men, laden with herrings; for Leghorn.
the Moses brigantine, Samuell Lowder master, 40 tons, 8 men; for Cork and Nevis.
the Dorothy, William Flemming commander, with red herrings; for Venice.
the Industry pink, Jno. Blencarne master, 180 tons, 12 men, with provisions; for Maryland.
the Diligence ketch, Adam Drake master, 35 tons, 4 men, with herrings; for Bordeaux.
the Fisher ketch, Jno. Harper master, 40 tons, 4 men, with herrings; for Bordeaux.
the Alexa[nder] galley, 120 tons, 12 men, laden with Plantation necessaries and stores; for the Leeward Islands.
the Bilboa Factor, William Trump master, 60 tons 7 men; for Bilboa.
the Mary, 90 tons, laden with provisions; for St. Christopher Island.
the Adventure, laden with 15 tons of provisions for his Majesty's ship the Maidstone at the island of Nevis.
the Loyall Merchant, Jo[h]n Parsons master, 7 men, for Bilboa.
the Morewood, William Parsons master, 20 guns, 30 men, laden with tin and woollen manufactures; for Leghorn, having provided her lading of oils home.
the Nisbett, William Harrison master, 36 men, with provisions and stores for the use of the island of Barbados; of which the inhabitants stand in great need.
the Bellamont, David Mason master, 100 tons, 6 guns, 10 men; for New England; laden with the goods and equipage of Col. Dudley, Governor of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire.
the Michael and Samuel, John Bant master, 70 tons, 4 guns, 8 men, laden with Col. Dudley's goods as above.
the Victory, John Britton master, 120 tons; for the Canaries.
the Dispatch brigantine, Robert Addison master, 5 men; for Ireland and Jamaica.
the Baydeverd [Bay de Verd] Merchant, John Freeman master, 50 tons, 7 men; for Lisbon.
the King William galley, Nehemiah Winter commander, 250 tons, 22 guns, 35 men, richly laden with cloth and other woollen manufactures; for Constantinople and Smyrna.
the Friends' Adventure, Benjamin Mackey master, 200 tons, 18 men, with provisions &c. for the Island of Barbados.
the Lassells frigate, Robert Lassells master, 200 tons, 18 men, with provisions &c. for the Island of Barbados.
the Content, James Myers master, 14 men; for Virginia and Barbados.
the Employment, Jo[h]n Gardner master, 11 men; for same.
the Adventure, William Albin master, 11 men; for Leghorn.
the Swan, Antho. Gardner, 8 men; for Oporto.
the Primrose, William Downham master, 7 men; for same.
the Sarah galley, Richard Young master, 70 tons, 10 men; for Portugal.
the Susanna, Roger Franklyn master, 100 tons, 9 men and a boy; for same.
the Maryland Merchant, Walter Lugger master, 200 tons, 25 men; for Virginia to bring home the produce of the cargo of the Virginia Merchant laden with provisions for that place.
the Vine, Richard Vaughan master, 50 tons, 6 men, laden with tobacco for Dieppe.
the John, John Winn master, 30 tons, 4 men, laden with tobacco for same.
the Rook prize, John Clark master, 55 tons, 7 men; for Oporto.
the Recovery, George Stamp master, 80 tons, 14 men; for Guinea.
the Phoenix, Kingston Townsend master, 250 tons, 14 men; for Barbados with provisions.
the Reswick, John Dawser, commander, 16 men; for Barbados.
the Don Carlos, William Esterson master, 200 tons, 35 men; for Angola in Guinea.
the Friendship brigantine, John Alden master, 70 tons, 4 men, 3 boys; for New England.
the Greyhound, Andrew Wilson master, 100 tons, 10 men; for New England.
the Neptune brigantine, Geo. Griffin master, 6 guns, 16 men; for the river Gambia in Guinea.
the Somersett, 90 tons, 9 men and 2 boys; for Barbados with white herrings.
the Elizabeth, 40 tons, 5 men and a boy. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 164, 165, 166.
Feb. 3.Money warrant for 3500l. to the Commissioners for Trade (Thomas, Earl of Stamford; Robert, Lord Lexinton; Sir Phillip Meadows; William Blathwait, John Pollexfen, Abraham Hill and Geo. Stepney) for half a year to Xmas 1700 on their salaries of 1000l. per an. each; and 250l. to Mathew Prior for one quarter to 1700 Sept. 29 as a same; and 250l. to John Lock for one quarter to 1700 June 24 as a same. (Money order dated Feb. 4 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 7. Order Book V, p. 344. Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
Same for 545l. to William Popple, Secretary to the said Commissioners, for half a year to 1701 Lady day for himself and clerks &c. (Money order dated Feb. 4 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 7. Order Book V, p. 345. Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
Same for 20l. to — Alsop, clerk, for his transport to Jamaica whither he is going as chaplain. (Money order dated Feb. 4 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 7. Order Book V, p. 346.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply 54,306l. 1s. 2½d. to Deficient Funds as follows: said sum being the receipts between 1701–2 Jan. 6 and Feb. 3 from branches of the revenue as follows viz. 8121l. 7s. 8d. from Window Duty; 3735l. 15s. 1½d. from Additional Impositions; 210l. 14s. 3d. from the New Duty on Salt; 1444l. 6s. 3d. from the Duty on Paper continued; 11,119l. 19s. 10d. from the New Customs; 1400l. from the Duty on Marriages and 28,273l. 18s. 1d. from Continued Impositions: the distribution and application to be as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 3rd Feb., 1701–2.The distribution and application hereby directed.
First 4s. Aid55622105537115462010
Third 4s. Aid407372033415520345413
Fourth 4s. Aid917101137467617910223611½
Second Quarterly Poll8927513486165134995311¼
Three Fourths Customs213447159172347159237980
Salt and Glass17115000011832461661907817
Two Thirds Additional Excise16000000100554111117831110½
Additional Impositions445177744000000049621110½
Vellum and Parchment22411472081061724986
Marriages64800000512800007223110
48716118038052468543061
Money Book XVI, p. 9.
Feb. 3.Money warrant for 30,000l. to Lord Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, for the service of his Office in part of 50,000l. for same as by the privy seal of Jan. 29 last supra p. 113. (Money order dated Feb. 12 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 10. Order Book V, p. 348.
Same for 2600l. to the Earl of Portland (Superintendent of all his Majesty's Royal Gardens and Plantations): for one year from 1701 Xmas for keeping the Gardens at Hampton Court and Kensington only as by the privy seal of 1700–1 Feb. 27: his former allowance of 4,800l. per an. for keeping [all] his Majesty's Gardens being to cease from Xmas 1700. (Money order dated Feb. 12 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 10. Order Book V, p. 347.
Same for 40l. to John Taylor for one year to 1700 Dec. 1 on his salary as Keeper of his Majesty's water engine at Windsor. (Money order dated Feb. 20 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 11. Order Book V, p. 378.
Same for 150l. to the executors of Lady Mary Howard deceased for 3 quarters to 1692 Lady day on her annuity. Money Book XVI, p. 13. Disposition Book XVI, p. 23.
Same for 5150l. 6s. 6d. to Mary Williamson, widow of Ralph Williamson late Receiver General of Taxes for Cos. York, Durham and Northumberland, in full of an allowance of 1l. per cent. on his returns of tax moneys as follows viz. 110,488l. 13s. 10d. of the third 4s. Aid: 107,760l. 12s. 3d. of the fourth 4s. Aid; 42,930l. 1s. 0½d. of the 3s. Aid, 1s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1697; 76,477l. 18s. 7½d. of the second 3s. Aid anno 1698; 30,312l. 8s. 1½d. of the third Quarterly Poll anno 1698; 19,646l. 17s. 1d. of the Duties on Marriages &c. 1695–8; and 27,419l. 14s. 4d. of the Duty on Houses 1696–8 or 515,036l. 5s. 3½d. in all. (Money order dated Feb. 27 hereon. In the margin: a later order dated 1701–2 March 24 by the Treasury Lords for the execution of this order.) Money Book XVI, p. 16. Order Book V, p. 352.
Same for 2400l. to William, Earl of Portland, for half a year to 1700 June 24 on his 4800l. per an. contract for keeping the King's Gardens, which contract determined at Xmas 1700. Money Book XVI, p. 20.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the renewal of 2 lost orders Nos. 151 and 448 on the Excise for 99 years in the names respectively of Hannah Wynne and Hannah Hudson. Order Book V, p. 351.
Letter of direction for the issue of the following out of Civil List moneys: viz.
£
to the Earl of Oxford as royal bounty750
to Mr. Latten as Keeper of the Little Park at Windsor50
Disposition Book, XVI, p. 23.
Same for the issue out of same of 300l. to Thomas, Lord Fairfax as executor to the late Lord Culpeper: for half a year to 1699 Sept. 29 on an allowance of 600l. per an. [to the said late Lord] in compensation of his grant of the quit rents and profits of Virginia. Ibid.
Feb. 3.Same for the issue of 18,144l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the service of the Forces: out of loans on the late Votes [of Credit] of the House of Commons: and is intended for levy money for increasing the Regiments of Lumley, Wood, Windham, Schonberg, Arran, Raby and Ross [to wit] for the Troopers and Dragoons excluding servants. Ibid., p. 24.
Same for 200l. to the Paymaster of the Works for Signor Verrio upon account of his paintings at Hampton Court: out of Civil List moneys. Ibid.
Same for 200l. to Adrian Van Borselan for his expense in transmitting several sums to Holland in repayment of money borrowed from the States General: to be issued out of the 483l. 11s. 1½d. remaining in the Exchequer, of the Two Millions anno 1698. Ibid.
Same for 283l. 11s. 1½d. to the executors of Ralph Williamson on his extraordinary charges as late Receiver General for Co. Yorks. &c.: out of the balance of the above 483l. 11s. 1½d. Ibid., p. 25.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Charles Howard, Customer of Berwickon-Tweed, praying leave to resign to Joseph Taylor. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 504.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Elizabeth Perrott widow in behalf of her son Caleb Perrott. Ibid., p. 505.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay the [tax] assessment of 7l. 10s. 0d. on the salary of Peter Delarant late a gauger at Farnham in Surrey. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] of Col. Nicholson, Governor of Virginia, with other papers relating to his Majesty's revenue there. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir John Mainwaring and Sir Michael Biddulph two of the sureties of Morgan Whitley, late Receiver General for Cheshire and North Wales. Ibid., p. 506.
Same to Auditor Shales to report on the enclosed letter [missing] concerning the salaries of the officers at Hampton Court and others formerly payable out of a rent reserved from the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. Ibid.
Feb. 3, 4, 24.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Jermy as tidesman and weigher at Yarmouth loco William Hubbart deceased.
John Eckley as warehouseman at Bristol loco John Bowdidge, deceased.
Samuel Brian as a landwaiter, London port loco Samuell Harris deceased.
John Simpson as a boatman, Whitby port, to complete the establishment for that port.
Tobias Drake as a boatman in fee, Portsmouth, loco William Drake deceased.
William Donithorne as tidesman and boatman at Penzance loco Othniell Benner deceased.
John Millart as waiter and searcher and assistant to the boatmen at Startpoint in Bridgwater port loco Thomas Lutterell deceased.
Thomas Moore as additional boatman at Hastings.
William Hart as Comptroller of the Four and a Half per Cent. Duty in Barbados loco Edward Willy deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 158, 167, 168, 169.
Feb. 3.Treasury reference to Henry Baker of the petition of Nicho Coates to be discharged of the penalty of 146l. set on him in Michaelmas term 1699 for exporting wool. Reference Book VII, p. 450.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Winter for a non pros to the information against him for pepper laden on the Susanna for the Straits and removed from said ship when she was stayed by the embargo and thereupon seized as being run. Ibid., p. 451.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Jan. 20 last to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Peter Hume, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of 2 pairs of blankets, 2 quilts, a bolster and a Pontado quilt for the Grooms of the King's Bedchamber in close waiting at Hampton Court, "their bedding being worn out."
The like for the like of a like warrant dated same for a small fire screen and 2 portier curtains to the doors of the King's new Bedchamber at Kensington, suitable to the furniture.
The like for the like of a like warrant dated 1701 April 2 for the delivery to the abovesaid Peter Hume of bedding for the use of the Pages of the Bedchamber at Hampton Court viz. a crimson paragon bed with bedding, the room to be hung, and window curtains suitable to the bed with a white and crimson worsted fringe. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 167.
The like for the like of a like warrant dated 1701 June 12 for the delivery to Capt. Richard Byron, Commander of the King's yacht the Fubbs, of furniture as follows viz. for the Bedchamber a standing bed with curtains, valance, bases and counterpoint of crimson serge and silk fringe, with bedding, quilts, blankets as is usual: a table carpet; window curtains; a traverse curtain; 2 elbow chairs; 4 stools and curtains for the lockers of crimson serge with silk fringe: for the Cabins 2 beds and necessaries thereto belonging as is usual: in the State Room 4 beds, bolsters, blankets and upper quilts for the settles of crimson serge; 2 Turkey work carpets; 12 cane chairs and cushions of serge for the tops of the settles: for the Gunroom 4 beds with the usual necessaries: for the Captain's Cabin bedding with its necessaries; one close stool; 6 officers' cabins with beds &c. as usual: 12 candlesticks; 12 chamberpots; and 12 basons. Ibid., p. 172.
Treasury constitution of Thomas Craskall as Receiver General of the King's rents and arrears of rent in the manor of Richmond Co. Surrey. Ibid., p. 168.
Feb. 3.Treasury warrant to Auditor Brook Bridges to prepare for declaration the account of the Duties on Births, Marriages &c. for Co. Herts. for 2 years to 1697 March 25 as sworn to by John Gape and Richard Woolaston, joint accomptants with Thomas Richards who is absconded, the oath of the said Richards not being necessary. Ibid., p. 178.
Same to the Lords Justices of Ireland to charge Lord Coningsby with 137l. 4s. 8½d. paid him by the Earl of Ranelagh to complete 637l. 4s. 8½d. for transporting horses belonging to the Battalions sent from Ireland to Holland. Out Letters (Ireland) XVII, p. 192.
Feb. 4.Privy seal for discharge of the baronet fee of 1095l. due from Sir John Thornycroft of Milcombe Co. Oxford. (Treasury warrant to the Receipt dated Feb. 6 hereon for tallies of discharge accordingly.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 167. Money Book XVI, p. 11.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 300,000l. to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance, as imprest for land and sea services of the Ordnance. (Money warrant dated Feb. 13 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Feb. 12.) (Money order dated Feb. 16 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 168. Money Book XVI, p. 17. Order Book V, p. 348.
Same to same for a same for 1,000,000l. to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy, as imprest for the Navy and Victualling. In the margin: This warrant upon the King's death was again transcribed and signed by the Queen March 9. (Money warrant dated Feb. 13 hereon: renewed by the Queen on March 20). (Money order dated Feb. 19 hereon: renewed by the Queen March 21.) King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 168, 174. Money Book XVI, pp. 16, 28. Order Book V, pp. 346, 351.
Same to the Attorney General for a great seal for a grant to William Scobell of the office of steward of the Courts of the Hundreds of West, Powder, Trigg, Lesnewth, Pyder, Kerrier and Stratton Co. Cornwall loco John Foot deceased and as amply as the said Foot, Henry Remfrey, Sir John Tremaine, Lewis Tremaine, Nathaniel Lugger or any other predecessor therein. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 169.
Same to same to acknowledge satisfaction on the record of the judgment fines of 100l., 200l., and 20l. set at the Old Bailey 1699 Dec. 6 on Charles Newey late of St. Giles in the Fields for extortion and subornation against Margaret Newey widow and for assault on Henry Turner. Ibid., p. 170.
Same to Edward Nicholas, Treasurer and Paymaster of the [pensions and] servants of the late Queen Consort, to pay the arrears of the salary of 200l. per an. to Dr. Christian Harell, Apothecary to the said late Queen and to pay said salary in future. Ibid., p. 171.
Feb. 4.William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners for an account (for the House of Commons) of the arrears of Customs [standing out] in the hands of the Receivers and Collectors of Customs. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 505.
Same to same to demand the money which the Old East India Company owes for the 15 per cent. on the Act of Parliament [II. Wm. III, c. 3] ended at Michaelmas last. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General enclosing the Minutes of this day concerning Anthony Rowe and Lady Wood. Ibid. XVII, p. 3.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners of the Stamp Office of the petition of Francis Blithe of Colchester bookseller for allowance of stamps on stamped paper &c. burned in a fire in his house the 1st Dec. 1699. Reference Book VII, p. 450.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of George Smyth, Policarpus Dawkins and John Lowen concerning their bond for William Smith merchant, for Malaga wines; who died in custody after many years' imprisonment. Ibid., p. 451.
Same to the Principal Officers of the Ordnance of the petition of Henry Hayward carpenter for payment of 800l. for works performed at Sheerness in repairing the wharves of that port after a great storm. Ibid.
Same to Henry Baker of the petition of Edward Anderson et al for a reward for discovering several owlers &c. Ibid., p. 453.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a fresh lease to John Buller of Morval Co. Cornwall of premises detailed (2 tenements in Bucklawren parcel of the manor of Bucklawren and once parcel of the Priory of Launceston and now of the Duchy of Cornwall, 2 tenements in Nether Treveria, a tenement in Over Bodiga and a tenements in Bodiga): for 99 years terminable on 3 lives on a fine of 200l.
Prefixing: 4 particulars of said premises by William Tailer, Deputy Auditor [of said Duchy] with his memorandum and Surveyor General's ratal thereof.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of this lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 169–171, 193.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lords Justices of Ireland, to pay 155l. 10s. 0d. to Isaac Teale for medicines delivered to Brigadier William Selwyn for the Forces sent to the West Indies in accordance with the royal sign manual supra Tr. Cal. XVI, p. 320, dated the Hague 1701 July 19–30: it appearing that the said Lords Justices had by virtue of the said royal sign manual issued a warrant for 148l. 7s. 0d. to—Proby for medicines furnished for the said Forces whereby they have had double the supply intended them and the said warrant relative to Teale had thereby been made ineffectual. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp. 184–5.
Same to same to allow in the accounts of the Vice-Treasurer or Receiver General of Ireland for 11 months ended 1701 Dec. 1 the sum of 2871l. 1s. 10½d. overpaid on military Contingencies.
Appending: detailed schedule of said payments signed by W. Robinson, Deputy Receiver General [of Ireland].
£s.d.
Payments made on account of Military Contingencies from 1 June 1700–1 to 1 Aug. following. paid Ephraim Dawson for half a year's allowances to clerks and other charges attending the Court of General Officers: per warrant of 17 Oct. 170054196
to Col. Chidley Coot in full of 200l. for a set of fire works made: per warrant of 5 Dec. 17004550
to Major Price for rent of a Guard House at Ring's End: per warrant of 18 Jan. 1700–13189
to Jansen Tudeboeuf for extraordinary service: per warrant of 18 Jan. 1700–12000
to Peter Goodwin for bedding and diet of 6 soldiers in the Infirmary in St. James's Street: for warrant of 18 Jan. 1700–124129
to Fra[ncis] Baker for medicines delivered to the Infirmary in St. James's Street per warrant of 18 Jan. 1700–11500
to Ephraim Dawson for attending the Court of General Officers: per warrant of 18 Jan. 1700–160
to ditto for Secretary, clerks &c. belonging to the Court of General Officers 3 months ending Xmas 1700: per warrant of 18 Jan.2356
1700–1 to Capt. Richard Lewis: per warrant of 18 Jan. 1700–110176
to Col. Richard Gorges for his travelling expense in viewing the barracks: per warrant dated 23 Jan. 1700–110000
to Patrick Lyon: per warrant dated 29 Jan. 1700–11000
to Capt. Alexander Montgomery of Col. Ecklin's Regiment to make good a loss on a contract for grass before the Regiment was dismounted; per warrant of 18 Feb. 1700728
to the Agent of Col. Ingoldsby's Regiment for reward to a soldier in that Regiment per warrant of 20 Feb. 1700–1334
to Lieut. Col. Roger Elliott for Ensign Hellows: per warrant of 24 March 1700–110180
Ephraim Dawson for 3 months' allowance to Secretary, clerks &c. belonging to the Court of General Officers: per warrant of 3 April 170124196
to Cornet Bridgar [for] the charge of a witness to the Court of General Officers: per warrant of 14 April, 170111
to the Agent of Col. Brewer's Regiment to make good a loss sustained on 100l. subsistence issued at the advanced rates but not then due: per warrant of 10 June 1701121610½
to Michaell Tooley, Provost Marshall, for money disbursed by him: per warrant of 27 June 17011600
to Ephraim Dawson for 3 months' allowance for his attendance at the Court of General Officers ending 24 June 1701: per warrant of 27 June 170126166
to the Lieutenant of the Ordnance for Contingencies per warrant of 5 July 1701100
to Michael Tooley, Provost Marshal, to provide irons for the prisoners: per warrant of 7 July 17015120
Extraordinary payments in the same time
to Major Thomas Price for subsisting seamen sent to England: per warrant of 4 April 17016184
to ditto for subsisting seamen sent to the Navy: per warrant of 13 April 17011156
to ditto more on like account per warrant dated 6 June 170118104
to David Dumbar for extraordinary service at the Court of General Officers: per warrant of 14 July 17012500
to Adjutant General Gorges for expense in shipping off 10 Battalions from Cork to Holland: per warrant of 7 June 17015000
to Gustavus Hamilton for shipping 2 Regiments at Belfast: per warrant of 30 June 17016500
to Col. Richard Gorges for providing garboats to ship 10 Regiments at Cork: per warrant of 7 July 17013209
to ditto more for his expense in attending that service: per warrant of 7 July 1701100
to the Master of the Ordnance for carriage of tents for the Encampment at Cork63311
to Mr. Vanhomrigh for carriage of prisoners to the Camp at Cork64121
to ditto more for freight of horses to Holland34918
to Major General Erle for his expense in attending at Cork and shipping 2 Regiments to the East Indies633174
14206
Ordinary payments [on Military Contingencies] from 1 Aug. 1701 to 1 Dec.
paid to the Master of the Ordnance for Contingencies: per warrant of 9 Oct. 1701100
to Ephraim Dawson for 3 months' allowance to Secretary, Clerks &c. attending the Court of General Officers: per warrant of 13 Oct. 17013346
to the Master of the Ordnance for fire works: per warrant of 9 Oct. 1701233120
to Capt. Pratt, aide de camp: to 6 Nov. 1701: per warrant dated 6 Nov. 170120200
Extraordinary payments [in the same time].
to Mr. Van Homrigh for 2 months' provisions stored at Charles Fort: per warrant of 14 Oct. 1701251210
to William Robinson Esq. for bringing money from the country: per warrant of 31 Oct. 170124652
freight of Col. Brudenall's Regiment from Chester per warrant of 8 Nov. 1701808
for repairs of Guards [Houses] bridges &c. in the Fortifications at Limerick14825
for repairs of the Battery &c. at Charles Fort314108
for allowance made to Col. Brudenall's Regiment short computed: by his Majesty's letters &c.100
to the Master of the Ordnance for timber provided for making carriages for the Train of Artillery3105
145015
By the Foreign Account the payments made for Extraordinary service and placed at the present on the head of Military Contingencies from 1 Jan. 1700–1 to 1 Aug. 1701 amount to14206
and the like payments for Extraordinary service from 1 Aug. 1701 to 1 Dec. following amount to145015
total of Extraordinary payments which exceeds the allowance on the Establishment2871110½
Besides this sum there has been paid for the freight of a merchant ship hired at Kinsale to carry off the 2 Regiments sent to the Indies; which ought to be repaid by the Treasurer of the Navy in England41314
Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp. 193–5.
Feb. 4.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to allow 200l. in the accounts of the Receiver and Paymaster General of Revenues, Ireland, being granted by the Lords Justices of Ireland to William Villiers, Major to Col. Daniell Harvey's Regiment of Horse in Ireland, for the loss of sundry recruit horses at sea in transporting them to Ireland which were bought in England for the use of the said Regiment. Ibid., p. 196.
Same to same to pay 500l. to Major General La Melonière as royal bounty as in lieu of the like sum ordered for him as royal bounty in or about 1691 but which contrary to the King's intention has since been placed to his account of pay as a Colonel of a Regiment of Foot, and a Brigadier of our Forces [Ireland]. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 196.
Feb. 5.Letter of direction for 1170l. 10s. 0d. to the Treasurer of the Chamber for the Master of the Buckhounds for half a year to Xmas last on his established allowance. Disposition Book XVI, p. 25.
Same for 30,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces: out of loans on the credit of the late Votes [of Credit] of the House of Commons: to be for the pay since Xmas last of the 40,000 men which are and shall be raised to act in conjunction with the Forces of his Majesty's Allies. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Officers of Col. Edward Fox's late Regiment for payment of the 1160l. which was advanced by the said Officers to clear the arrear of subsistence to said Regiment at the time of their being broke in the Leeward Islands. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 506.
Treasury warrant to the Attorney General to stay process against 26 merchants, as follows, who have been admitted to compositions for importing wines from St. Sebastian in 1699: of whom 18 were informed against by Thomas Bellamy, 2 by Jephson Towers and 2 by Samuel Mason. Appending: list of said merchants as admitted to compound.
Prosecuted by Thomas Bellamy:
Samuell Bennet, William Butler, Elias Dupuy, Geo. Grabham, John Hannett, John and Ezekiell Hall, Robert Jeffs, William Lewen, Thomas Thomas, Thomas Tomkins, Thomas Weedon, Samuell Eyres, Jaques Gonsales, Joseph Moore, Simon Francia, Thomas Boddington, John James David, John Lambert.
Prosecuted by Jephson Towers:
Cornelius Demis [sic for Dennis], Derk Vandersteghen and Bartho[lomew] Palmer.
Prosecuted by Samuell Mason:
John James David, Stephen Creagh, Richard Cambridge, Robert Rigden, John Stafford, Jo[h]n Van Hatten. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 167.
Feb. 6.Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 52l. per an. to Benjamin Johnson as a King's waiter London port. Money Book XVI, p. 11.
Money warrant for 3l. 15s. 0d. to the executors of George Blackwell deceased, for 9 months to 1697 June 24 on his fee of 5l. per an. as First Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office. (In the margin. This warrant was cancelled by reason it was unpaid at the King's death and another was signed by the Lord Treasurer 1702 August 18.) Ibid., p. 12.
Feb. 6.Letter of direction for 4000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces: out of loans on the late Votes [of Credit] of the House of Commons: and to be paid to Capt. Samuell Atkinson and Mr. Nicho. Roop towards the charge of transporting 3600 horses from the Red house to Holland. Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed paper [missing] of moneys received in Co. Derbyshire for the Duties on Marriages more than is brought to account by the Receiver General [thereof for said County]. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 507.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay 2678l. 1s. 8¾d. to the artificers and tradesmen employed in fitting up &c. a house adjoining to the Customs House for the better accommodation of the Customs viz. Richard Fry, carpenter and joiner; Henry Caustin bricklayer; Widow Kingsley painter; Rupert Ellcie plasterer; Joseph Helby carver (49l. 18s. 0d.); Ursley Dark glazier; Joseph Smith a smith; John Noon plumber; John Royalls mason (135l. 17s. 1¾d.). Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 169.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Rowe to the Lords Justices of England in July 1700 praying for employment in the Customs.
the petition of William Day for the like. Reference Book VII, p. 451.
Treasury warrant to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare for declaration the accounts of Richard Povey as late Treasurer for Sick and Wounded Seamen and Prisoners at War. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 174.
Feb. 10.Money warrant for 200l. to the four clerks of the Privy Council for half a year to 1700 Sept. 29 on their salary for attending the business of the Commission of Trade at the Privy Council. (Money order dated Feb. 11 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 13. Order Book V, p. 346. Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
Same for 20l. to — Richardson for so much advanced by him to — Mott, clerk for Mott's passage money to New York whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated Feb. 16 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 13. Order Book V, p. 346.
Same for 36l. to John Smith, one of the Pages of the Bedchamber, for one year to Feb. 13 "last" for the Pages of the Bedchamber for washing of sheets for themselves and the Gentlemen and Grooms of the Bedchamber and carrying same from place to place as the King removes his royal person. (Money order dated Feb. 19 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 13. Order Book V, p. 349. Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor and to the Receiver or Receivers of Crown Revenues in Wales, for payment of the fee of 6l. 13s. 4d. to Robert Harley for the office of Steward of the lordships and manors of Melenydd, Gwyrthrynion, Cwm Tydwr, Presteigne and Preston [Presteigne] lands, Knighton and Glandestre [Gladestry] Co. Radnor and also of the borough of Knighton and Presteigne; as granted to him by the patent of 1691 Nov. 26. Money Book XVI, p. 14.
Feb. 10.Treasury allowance of the bill of Thomas Hall, Cashier of Excise, for his charges and disbursements in carrying 927,038l. 14s. 0d. to the Exchequer and striking tallies for the paying of same on account of Excise, Salt, Malt and Leather for one year ended 1701 Dec. 25. (total bill 223l. 10s. 0d.) Money Book XVI, p. 15.
Letter of direction for 117l. 0s. 10d. to the Master of the Great Wardrobe: to be paid to David Harris for 2 years' livery money to clear him equally with the rest of the Pages of the Bedchamber. Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
The Treasury Lords to the Receiver General for Co. Chester. We are informed that Sir Henry Bunbury et al. have paid moneys on account of Duties on Marriages, Births and Burials to one Elisha Lancaster, under pretence of being a deputy Receiver for said Duties but are now threatened to be supered [set in super] thereon. Please examine the acquittances and report. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 507.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to complete the indentures of sale of the estate of Mr. Briggs, late Receiver General for part of Norfolk. Ibid.
[?]Same to Mr. Boyer to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Catherine Cotton for payment of what is due to her uncle Col. Ogar on his pension of 45l. 18s. 8d. out of the Lottery Farm. Ibid.
Feb. 11.Royal sign manual dated Kensington for 1200l. to James Vernon, a Principal Secretary of State, for secret service "in satisfaction of the like sum by him expended by our special command and for our particular service." (Money warrant dated Feb. 17 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 25 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 171. Order Book V, p. 349. Disposition Book XVI, p. 30.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 1,000,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh as imprest for the Guards Garrisons and Land Forces. (Money warrant dated Feb. 25 hereon.) (Money order dated March 14 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 172. Money Book XVI, p. 19. Order Book V, p. 353.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Henry Sprott of the 1083 ounces of gilt plate and 5696 ounces of white plate delivered out of the Jewel House to Sir Joseph Williamson 1697 April 17 as then an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Treaty. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 173–4.
Same to same for a same for an annuity or yearly pension of 120l. to Carew Brook Rawleigh, late a Page of Honour. Ibid., p. 174.
Money warrant for 200l. to Henry Baker: on account for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Feb. 12 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 15. Order Book V, p. 347. Disposition Book XVI, p. 29.
Same for 200l. to William Borret on account for same. (Money order dated Feb. 12 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 15. Order Book V, p. 347. Disposition Book XVI, p. 29.
Feb. 11.Treasury allowance of the incidents bill, detailed, of the Post Office for 1701 Xmas quarter (total 789l. 18s. 0d.) including 4l. 4s. 0d. to Ja. Sergeant, collector for New River Water, for half a year at Michaelmas; 5l. 7s. 6d. to Capt. Ingledew for bringing over the Holland mail; 3l. 13s. 0d. to Jos. Musren and Jo[h]n Mathews for the charge of 2 bills [of exchange] returned from Scotland for nonpayment; 44l. 18s. 0d. for 10776 ship letters at 1 penny per letter (November 14) and 37l. 2s. 7d. for 742 letters (Dec. 22); 1l. 5s. 6d. to Jo[h]n Keeling, engraver. Money Book XVI, p. 28.
Letter of direction for 300l. to Henry Lowman for a year to Xmas 1700 for himself and his wife as Housekeepers and Wardrobe keepers at Kensington. (See infra p. 155 under date Feb. 24.) Disposition Book XVI, p. 26.
Same for 300l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the late Votes [of Credit] of the House of Commons: to be for subsistence for the Company of Foot at Bermudas of Sir Henry Belasyse's Regiment. Ibid., p. 27.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners. The bills on the Course of the Navy are to be assigned for payment out of the tallies and orders in the Navy Treasurer's hands as far as same will extend. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 508.
Same to same to pass the bill dated 1699–1700 Feb. 10 for 17l. 15s. 4d. paid to Thomas Papillon, one of the Victualling Commissioners, for interest of money by him advanced for payment of bills drawn from Cadiz and other foreign parts when there was no money in the Navy Treasurer's hands relating to the Victualling: all as allowed by the Treasury Lords 1699 Nov. 21.
Appending: the Victualling Commissioners' memorial as to same. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the officers of the late Earl of Macclesfield's Regiment of Horse for the removal of respits on their pay. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Done to report on the enclosed account [missing] from Philip Ryley as Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, for repairs and enclosures in several parks and in New Forest from Feb. 20 1699–1700 to 1701 Oct. 18. Ibid., p. 509.
Same to Mr. Blathwayte to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 4000l. to Samuel Atkinson and Nicholas Roop for transportation of 3600 horses from the Redhouse [Battersea] to Holland. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 1892l. 16s. 0d. to Mr. Champante for the clothing of the 4 Companies at New York according to his tender for same: of which 845l. 4s. 11d. is to be issued out of the arrears of the offreckonings of said Companies to 31 Dec. last and the residue out of the offreckonings growing due from Jan. 1 last. Ibid., p. 510.
Feb. 11.William Lowndes to Mr. Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, to prepare conveyances for vesting in the Crown several lands belonging to the borough of New Windsor and taken into the Little Park there at a total cost of 230l. 16s. 8d. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 511.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Gilbert Wigmore for the place of searcher of Newcastle port loco Mr. Tempest who is willing to surrender. Reference Book VII, p. 451.
Treasury subscription for the execution of the Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Feb. 5 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the cleaning of 2 suits of feathers belonging to the State [Canopy] in his Majesty's Privy Chamber and the Queen's Privy Chamber at Windsor "and that there may be new spriggs to each suit of feathers and that they be delivered to the Removing Wardrobe." Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 175.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to Lord Justices of Ireland to pay 4000l. to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for the extraordinary charges and expenses as well in his preparations for his late employment as Chief Governor of Ireland as during his continuance in the same. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 195.
Same to same to insert in the Irish Establishment the following pensions:
per an.
to Francis Malherbie1s. 3d. a day.
to Capt. Francis D'Arene6s. a day.
to — — D'La Croisset2s. a day.
to — — D' Galliardy1s. 6d. a day.
to Elizabeth de Vebron20l. per an.
to Piere d' Lisle for so much as with the said 20l. per an. to the said Eliz. de Vebron will amount to an allowance of 3s. 6d. a day, he being obliged to pay her 20l. per an. out of the said 3s. 6d. a day: being by computation43l. 17s. 6d.
the same being a transfer of the said pensions to the Irish Establishment from the English Army Establishment and being petitioned for by the said pensioners. Ibid., pp. 197–8.
Same to same to allow in the accounts of the Receiver General of Ireland the sum of 478l. 9s. 5¾d. representing sums paid by way of advance to several Reformed Officers (viz. 5 to be incorporated in Selwin's Regiment; 10 to be incorporated in Brewer's Regiment and 7 to be incorporated in Tyffin's Regiment) at the time of their being lately sent to the West Indies, they being not provided for on the Establishment of Ireland: same to be placed to the account of pay growing due to them from the time of their being so incorporated.
Appending: schedule of said payments made to Reformed Officers to be incorporated with the three Regiments in the West Indies—
Selwin's Regiment£s.d.
Capt. James Howard2617
Lieut. Charles Christian1311
Ensign Fran[cis] Bickerstaffe1011
["] Alexa[nder] Boyd16138
["] John Forrest16138
Brewer's Regiment
Capt. William Eccles28140
["] Thomas Power (6 months)4294
["] Walter Douglas4294
Ensign Moses Scott16138
["] William Keymys16138
["] Thomas Langston16138
["] Richard Miller16138
["] Thomas Finall16138
["] John Ross16138
["] Joshua Ellis16138
Tyffin's Regiment
Capt. Thomas Dixie28140
["] Francis Graham4294
["] Henry Lane214
["] William Gill214
Ensign Grantham Langley16138
["] Stanley Handock16138
["] Thomas Wilson16138
£4789
Ibid., pp. 198–9.
Feb. 13.Money warrant for 274l. 15s. 0d. to Jacob A. Cere Marmande "who is remaining for his Majesty's service at Brussels" for 2 bills of his extraordinaries from 1700 Nov. 1 to 1701 Aug. 1. (Money order dated Feb. 16 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 17. Order Book V, p. 349. Disposition Book XVI, p. 29.
Treasury allowance of the Hawkers and Pedlars Office salary bill for half a year to 1701 June 24 (total 275l.) and for half a year to 1701 Xmas (total 290l.). Money Book XVI, p. 18.
Letter of direction for 300l. to William Lowndes for secret service. Disposition Book XVI, p. 27.
Same for 14,449l. 6s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the late Votes of the House of Commons: to be for the subsistence of the Troops in England, Jersey and Guernsey from Feb. 5 inst. to March 4 next. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners. In reply to yours of yesterday concerning the 13,333l. 6s. 8d. of Deficient Tallies in the Navy Treasurer's hands [being tallies on the Deficient Fund] of the second 2s. Aid my Lords did not intend to assign same to the payment of bills in course. Ibid., p. 27. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 508.
Feb. 13.William Lowndes to William Taylor enclosing a memorial from Shreeve Paynton, Receiver General of Crown Land Revenues in South Wales and Monmouthshire, desiring that a general survey may be made of the lands &c. of which he is Receiver General in order to ascertaining the same and establishing a perfect method of accounting for same. Prepare instructions for a Commission to yourself, said Paynton and Mr. Robert Humphreys for such a survey. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 509.
Same to Mr. Chetwind for a certificate whether the accounts of the bailiffs and other ministerial officers of the revenues of South Wales and Monmouthshire have been brought in of late years and of the state of their accounts. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Richard and Ann Bynns, son and granddaughter of Col. Richards Bynns deceased, for payment of said Colonel's arrears. Ibid., p. 510.
Treasury reference to the [Principal] Officers of the Works of the petition of Francis Negus for money for damage done in the Mews [at Charing Cross] by the wind that happened the 3rd February 1701–2. Reference Book VII, p. 451.
Feb. 14.Letter of direction for 10,902l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans of the late Votes [of Credit] of the House of Commons: to be applied for levy money as follows:
£
for Col. Row's and Col. Ferguson's Regiments of Foot and Lord Teviot's Regiment of Dragoons and for raising 3 Regiments in thir room7596
for [the Regiments of] Belcastle, Churchill, Trelawney and Stuart2148
for Col. Rosse's two Troops432
for completing 11 Battalions in Holland726
£10902
Disposition Book XVI, p. 35.