Treasury Warrants
April 1702, 1-15

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'Treasury Warrants: April 1702, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 180-190. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87367 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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April 1702, 1-15

April 1.Letter of direction for 12,000l. to the Master of the Great Wardrobe: to be issued by 1500l. a week out of the Civil List moneys. Hereof 3000l. is to be for the funeral of the late King and 9000l. for the Coronation of the present Queen. Disposition Book XVI, p. 39.
Royal warrant to the Treasury Lords to appoint a Receiver General of Taxes for several Hundreds &c. in Co. Lincoln loco Thomas Kent lately deceased. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 198.
Treasury allowance of the salary bill of the Excise Office for 1702 Lady day quarter: total 6003l. 16s. 10d. Money Book XVI, p. 38.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay to Henry Ayloffe, King's Remembrancer, 413l. 15s. 4d. for blank books for Customers, Comptrollers and Searchers of the outports for one year from Xmas 1701; and 54l. 4s. 4d. for same for the Surveyor General of Customs London port. Ibid.
Same to same to pay to said Ayloffe 45l. 12s. 0d. for the fees to himself and his clerks usually paid to them heretofore by the Customers of the outports for passing their accounts; and is for same year. Ibid., p. 40.
April 1.Money warrant for 2000l. to the Treasury Lords (Charles, Earl of Carlisle; Sir Stephen Fox; Henry Boyle; Richard Hill and Thomas Pelham) for 1702 Lady day quarter's salaries. (Money order dated April 1 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated April 28 hereon.) Ibid., p. 40. Order Book V, p. 355. Disposition Book XVI, p. 48.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letter [missing] of Mr. Sharpe of Fowey concerning money owing by him for Customs. (The like letter to the Excise Commissioners.) Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 512.
Same to the Earl of Montague for an account of the funeral expenses of Charles II and Queen Mary and the Coronation expenses of Charles II, James II and William III: also an estimate for the funeral expenses of William III and for the Coronation of her present Majesty. Ibid., p. 513.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed 2 orders of Council of March 26 last. (1) for an allowance of 100l. to Mr. Thurston for his agency for the soldiers in Newfoundland for 3 years past and 40l. per an. to him in future: (2) concerning an account (alleged to be wanting) of the subsistence and clothing of said soldiers. How much of the clothing therein mentioned is already provided and what is still wanting: and how far will the money demanded for subsistence pay it up? Ibid., p. 514.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Roach as a watchman London port loco Abra. Condee deceased.
James Cox as a tidesman Bristol port loco Christopher Bigg deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 168.
April 1, 9, 14, 17, 21, 22, 24, 28.Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe Orders of Council of March 26, April 8, 12, 19, 22 to permit ships as follow to sail, notwithstanding the embargo: viz.
the Wheeler frigate, 200 tons, 36 men to sail for Guinea with stores for the [Africa] Company and thence to Barbados for supplying that island with negro servants.
the Eliz[abeth] and Mary, 100 tons, 9 men, Nath. Balston master, to sail for New England.
the Rainbow, William Young master, 300 tons, 20 men; to sail to Barbados.
the Lydia, Samuell Turell master, 100 tons, 8 men; to sail to New England.
the Dover Merchant, Richard Hubbard master, 90 tons, 9 men; to sail to Maryland instead of the Barbados Merchant: (a duplicate order signed April 11, the original order being lost.)
the Mary and Sarah, Ja. Ellis master, 240 tons, 18 men; with 600 firelock arms for the island of Nevis.
the Brigantine and the Katherine sloop, Thomas Dudley master, to [sail for and] import from Holland 40 barrels of gunpowder to be shipped for New England and the like quantity for New York.
the Robert and Francis, John Burroughs master, 200 tons, 16 men; with perishable goods for Jamaica.
the Shelborn frigate, 200 tons, 18 men; to sail to Virginia.
the Berbuda, 100 tons, 8 men; to sail to Antigua.
Thomas Clerk to be permitted to send a hoy with 3 men to Cherburg in France to fetch over the rigging and other materials of the ship Happy Return which in her voyage from Antigua was cast away there.
the William and Elizabeth, John Roger master, 80 tons, 12 men.
the Newhouse frigate, Henry Hayman master, 130 tons, 17 men.
the Speedwell, John Clapp [master], 40 tons, 8 men, at Poole.
the Dolphin sloop, 5 men at Dartmouth.
the above 4 vessels to carry 140 tons of stone and other materials now wanting to finish the fortifications at Newfoundland as in addition to 390 tons sent under the Order in Council of Feb. 5 last: the present consignment being proposed to be carried freight free.
the Isaac, Robert Hitchcott master, 100 tons, 10 men; to sail to Newfoundland on condition of being fully cleared out and ready to sail by the beginning of May next:
the Canham galley, John West master, 90 tons, 8 seamen, 5 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Zant, James Perryman master, 100 tons, 10 seamen, 8 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Pennsilvania Merchant, William Hayden master, 70 tons, 6 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Olive Branch, Joseph Axford master, 60 tons, 6 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Elizabeth, Wood Rogers master, 80 tons, 7 seamen, 4 landsmen; to same on same condition.
the Success, William Read master, 50 tons, 7 seamen and boys; to same on same condition.
the Concord, Nicholas Hewell master, 80 tons, 10 seamen and boys; to same on same condition.
the Amity, Thomas Thomas master, 80 tons, 10 seamen and boys; to same on same condition.
the St. David, William Showers master, 70 tons, 9 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Oporto Merchant, Henry Hayman master, 150 tons, 15 seamen, 5 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Mary, John Filmore master, 100 tons, 12 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Eliz[abeth] and Mary, Thomas Woodward master, 100 tons, 10 seamen, 3 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the William galley, 60 tons, 7 seamen, 3 landmen: to same on same condition.
the Isaac galley, Thomas Gunclone master, 90 tons, 12 men: to same on same condition.
the John, Zachary Crawley master, 120 tons, 12 seamen, 4 landmen: to same on same condition.
the Olive Tree, John Corben master, 180 tons, 18 seamen, 5 landmen: to same on same condition.
the Martha and Mary, Robert Orrock master, 60 tons, 6 seamen, 3 landmen: to same on same condition.
the Reserve, John Bickford master, 60 tons, 12 seamen, 10 landmen: to same on same condition.
the Susan and Mary, Nicholas Branscomb master, 150 tons, 15 seamen, 5 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Leghorne Merchant, Gilbert Mogridge master, 180 tons, 18 seamen, 6 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Sarah, Andrew Elsden master, 80 tons, 10 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Providence, Henry Manston master, 70 tons, 8 seamen, 3 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Hopewell, John Symonds master, 70 tons, 9 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Sussex, Walter Prideaux master, 100 tons, 12 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Allicant, John Stafford master, 180 tons, 16 seamen, 4 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Degraves, 60 tons, 6 men and a boy: to same on same condition.
the Thomas and Samuel, Daniell Browne master, 10 [? 100] tons, 16 men; to sail to Ireland and Barbados.
the Friendship, Phillip Praunce master, 7 men, 4 landsmen, at Bideford; to sail to Newfoundland.
the Exeter Merchant, John Wilcox master, 250 tons, 20 men, to sail to Virginia under the like conditions as above.
the Success, Robert Lisle master, 130 tons, 10 men: to same on same condition.
the Rogers, William Blacklock master, 100 tons, 12 men: to same on same condition.
the Whitehaven, 150 tons, 16 men: to same on same condition.
the Blackeston, 150 tons, 16 men: to same on same condition.
the Imployment, John Lenton master, 350 tons, 20 men: to same on same condition.
the Four Brothers, James Goodridge master, 150 tons, 10 men: to same on same condition.
the Eliz[abeth] and Mary, Thomas Brain master, 250 tons, 10 seamen, 8 landsmen: to same on same condition.
the Carolina Merchant, Thomas Froster master, 120 tons, 14 men: to sail to Carolina.
the Morris galley, Nevison Taylor master, 100 tons, 16 men: to sail to Guinea.
the Adventure, John Blackburne master, 120 tons, 10 men; to sail to Barbados.
the Sarah, Andrew Elton master, 90 tons, 10 men; to sail to New England.
the Martha and Sarah, Tho. Crofts master, 120 tons, 10 men and a boy; to sail to Maryland.
the Hannover galley, 70 tons, 10 seamen, 6 landsmen; to sail to Guinea.
the Philadelphian, Nathaniel Puckle master, 120 tons, 10 men: to sail to Pennsylvania.
the Peaceable Mary, 100 tons, 7 men, 3 boys with beef, pork and other perishables; to sail to the Isle of May [Mayo] for salt and thence to Newfoundland.
the George, John Lodge master, 350 tons, 28 men, for the Victualling Commissioners; to sail to the West Indies with the five following ships with provisions for Admiral Benbow for which a convoy lies ready at Spithead.
the Ann frigate, as above, James Tanner master, 280 tons, 22 men.
the Mary pink, as above, James Osborne master, 140 tons, 20 men.
the Richard and Sarah, to the West Indies under Envoy as above, Thomas Wilkinson master, 350 tons, 28 men.
the Prudent Sarah, as above, John Read master, 300 tons, 26 men.
the Castle frigate, as above, Isaac Dorling master, 300 tons, 22 men.
the Mull Frigate, Thomas Whitehorne master, 50 tons, 6 men and a boy: with woollen goods to Lisbon and thence to Newfoundland for fish.
the Hope, Aaron Everden master, 30 men: for New England for masts for her Majesty's service.
the Viana merchant, 140 tons, 12 seamen, 4 landsmen; for Newfoundland with the rest of the Fleet.
the Unity, Nehemiah Wotton master, 50 tons, 6 men: for Portugal to take in salt, brandy &c. for the fishery in Newfoundland.
the Elizabeth and Hannah, Symon Godfrey master, 80 tons, 7 seamen, 3 landsmen; for Newfoundland.
the York Merchant, Joseph Beams master, 300 tons, 24 men; for Virginia with woollen goods and other manufactures of this kingdom much wanted there.
the Lucy frigate, William Evans master, 150 tons, 18 men for the Madeiras for wines for the use of Jamaica.
the Elizabeth, Robert Hooper master, 140 tons, 12 men; for Newfoundland for cod fish.
the Richard and Silvester, John Twittenham master, 60 tons, 6 seamen, 10 landsmen; for Newfoundland.
the Adventure, Thomas Bayley master, 60 tons, 6 seamen, 10 landsmen; for Newfoundland.
the Lamb, William Everard master, 120 tons, 10 seamen, 14 landsmen: for Newfoundland.
the Lamb [sic], William Everard master [sic], 100 tons, 12 men and boys: for Virginia.
the Sarah, George May master, 400 tons, 26 men; for Virgi nia.
the Nightingale, John Noyes master, 7 men: for Barbados.
the Recovery, 150 tons, 10 men and 2 boys: for the West Indies.
the Mary, William Holberton master, 50 tons, 7 men: for New England.
the John, Robert Read master, 100 tons, 11 men: for Barbados.
the Thannet, Robert Eason master, for New England and thence with masts and other naval stores for her Majesty's service. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 173, 174, 175, 177.
April 1.Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Bennett, Lord Sherrard concerning the term of his new lease of some ground in Windmill Fields, parcel of the bailiwick of St. James's. Reference Book VII, p. 456.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Bridges to charge Receivers General of Taxes with 12 per cent. interest for public moneys which they detain in their hands. (The like warrants to Auditors Done, Henry Shales and Anthony Parsons: and to the Customs Commissioners, the Postmasters General, the Stamps Commissioners and Excise Commissioners to inflict the same interest on their Receivers or Collectors acting similarly.) Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 190.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Thomas Cobb and Richard Cobb, late Receivers General for Co. Southants. Ibid.
April 1.Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated March 31 last to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Peter Hume, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of particulars, detailed, for the funeral of the late King viz. a cushion of purple velvet with fringe and tassels of gold, an Imperial Crown of tin gilt with a cap of crimson velvet lined with ermine: 32 yards of diaper for 8 towels to carry the body; an armed chair and 2 chairs without arms covered with black and 3 black cloaks for the chief mourner and 2 supporters; a canopy of purple cloth to be carried over the body from the Bedchamber to the chariot at Kensington; 4 strong lyers as big as the grasp of a man's hand to be made of purple or black silk or thread each 3 yards long with bobbs to bear the King's body when it is to be let down in the vault. Ibid., p. 192.
April 2.William Lowndes to the Victualling Commissioners for an estimate of an extraordinary provision of sea victuals for about 600 men that will be employed this summer at sea above the number already taken care of. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 10.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities of John Harnies, executor of Thomas Kent, late Receiver General for part of Co. Lincoln, for his acting as Receiver of arrears for the present 3s. Aid and for the Duties on Houses and Marriages for the year 1701.
Prefixing: report from the Taxes Agents on the sufficiency of said securities. (Treasury commission dated April 2 to said Harneis.) Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 193–4, 207.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of John Turnor that no lease be granted to Mr. Thomas Wright of coal mines in Alfreton Co. Derby till said Turnor be heard: notice to be given to him at Mr. Booth's, a surgeon at the Surgeon's Arms in the Broadway in Westminster. Caveat Book, p. 55.
April 3.Treasury allowance of the Hackney Coaches Office salary bill, detailed, for 1702 Lady day quarter: total 207l. 10s. 0d.: and of the incidents bill, detailed, for same quarter: total 66l. 5s. 3d. Money Book XVI, p. 41.
Money warrant for 95l. to Gilbert Spencer, late Receiver General of Taxes Co. Kent, as in full for a cancelled Exchequer Bill No. 60761 (dated 1697 Sept. 28 signed [endorsed] by Daniell Pope and Jos. Long) for 100l. which by mistake he [Spencer] paid into the Exchequer for only 5l. on his account of the 3s. Aid 1697. (Money order dated April 29 hereon.) Ibid., p. 42. Order Book V, p. 357.
William Lowndes to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to consider the pretensions of Mr. Turnor in connection with the reference of Thomas Wright's petition for a lease of waste grounds near Ripley, Alfreton and Swanwick Co. Derby. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 514.
April 4.William Lowndes to Auditor Shales enclosing a rent roll of the temporalities of the bishopric of St. Davids brought to the Treasury by Robert Lucy, Receiver of said Temporalities. Hasten your statement of this account. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 513.
April 7.Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated March 30 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the covering the floor of the Great Bedchamber at Kensington with purple cloth; a State [canopy] of black cloth to be set up in the Presence Chamber with an armed chair, a cushion and 2 stools suitable and a cloth of black under the State. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 192.
April 8.Treasury reference to the Victualling Commissioners of the petition of Francis Herne, late of Cadiz merchant, shewing that in Jan. 1696–7 he furnished Admiral Nevill and Rear Admiral Mees' squadron with oil, wines &c. and had an order from Du[ke of] Albuquerk to ship same Customs free but was engaged to pay the Customs within 2 months provided the English Envoy at Madrid could not obtain from the King of Spain a permit for same; and as he did not obtain such shipment Mr. Harvey, Agent Victualler at Cadiz, drew a bill on the Victualling Commissioners London for the said Customs, being 257l. 5s. 8¼d.; but the said Commissioners refuse to pay the bill. Reference Book VII, p. 456.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated April 8 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to the Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe of particulars detailed against the Coronation viz. 2 close stools covered with crimson velvet and laced with gold lace; 2 velvet seats and 2 pans to each; a green carpet of Manchester Bayes to cover the table in the Hall where her Majesty dines; 20,000 tenterhooks of which 500 larger than ordinary; 20,000 tacks; 6 great and 6 small hammers; 1000 "srotch" hooks; 10 lb. of large thread lace; 2 wardrobe staves and 2 folding yards Dutch mat, ell deep, to go round the bottom of the Court of Requests up to the hangings as usual. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 192.
[?]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of an in custodiam lease to Thomas Wilkins of lands and tenements in Co. Cornwall part of the lands &c. of Peter Williams extended for debt; at a rent of 10s. per an. and fine of 20s. Ibid., p. 193.
April 9.Letter of direction for 10,000l. to the Treasurer of the Ordnance: out of loans on Malt: to be as in part of 70,973l. 13s. 9d. for land service of the Ordnance. Disposition Book XVI, p. 29.
Same for 3650l. to the Navy Treasurer to be imprested to Capt. Atkinson and Mr. Roope upon account for the further charge of providing shipping and bedding for the 5000 landsmen who are to accompany the Fleet: on which account they have already received 3000l. Ibid., p. 38.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest as follows the 5450l. directed this day to the Navy Treasurer: viz.
£
1800l. to the Earl of Ranelagh in a gross sum for subsistence to the 6 Regiments of Marines being 300l. to each Regiment: same to be charged on him as a super1800
to Capt. Atkinson and Mr. Roope as above3650
Ibid., p. 39.
April 9.Letter of direction for 325l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the Malt Duties: to be for the charge of transporting Col. Dudley with his family and household goods to New England whither he is going Governor: and to be placed to the charge of [Navy] Wear and Tear. (William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners dated April 14 to so apply said sum.) Ibid., pp. 40, 41.
Same for 7559l. 11s. 6d. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces: out of the like loans: to be applied as follows.
£s.d.
On the Establishment for England in part of 352,000l. [for Guards and Garrisons and Marines].
for 2 weeks' subsistence for the Forces in England, Jersey and Guernsey to the 15th inst.5000
for subsistence for the 7 Regiments of Foot raising in England viz. 300l. each2100
On the Establishment for [the 40,000 men for] Holland in part of 700,000l.
for one week's subsistence to Col. Wood's Regiment to the 8th inst.30096
the like for the Royal Dragoons15920
£7559116
likewise for 1800l. to the Navy Treasurer out of the like loans: to be imprested to the Earl of Ranelagh for 300l. each to the 6 Regiments of Marines for subsistence: as in part of the 2,080,000l. for the Navy.1800
Ibid., p. 40.
William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwaite to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 206l. 18s. 4d. to Benj. Sweet Esqr. for disbursements for the late King's service as Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in the Low Countries [to wit disbursements] from 1701 June 1 to Sept. 30; omitting the item of 20l. for loss in receiving bad money and by short tale in bags, which my Lords do not think fit to make allowance for. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 10.
Same to Capt. Atkinson and Mr. Roope forthwith to provide transports for 420 horses and their provisions for 3 months. Take care that same be very sound and serviceable ships and get same together in less time than the month you propose "the service being very pressing." Ibid., p. 11.
The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Stamford, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, transmitting from the Queen the petition of Mris. Mary Fanshaw relating to the office of Auditor of the Accounts of the said Duchy. Ibid.
April 9.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Gotley of Bristol, merchant, for the remission of interest on his Customs bonds debt of 3014l. 7s. 1d. considering that a transport debt of about 3000l. has been due to him for 12 years. Reference Book VII, p. 456.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Master, Wardens &c. of the Merchant Taylors' Company for a fresh lease of their barge house, parcel of the manor of Kennington. Ibid., p. 457.
Same to same of the petition of Fra. Buller and Henry Stephens for a fresh lease of the tenement called Trehingsta in the manor of Climsland Prior. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Cobb late Receiver General for Co. Southampton and the Isle of Wight praying an allowance of 10s. per £100 on his total payments of 398,556l. 14s. 1d. into the Exchequer on account of taxes detailed for the years 1689–98. Ibid.
April 10.Royal warrant for 10,000l. to Charles Shales, the Queen's goldsmith, for plate, jewels &c. to be provided for the service of the Queen's Coronation. Appending certificate by C[harles] Godfrey, the Master of the Jewel Office, of the delivery into the Jewel House of items of diamonds, jewels, gold works and gilt and white plate, to a total of 14,132l. 15s. 0d. on account of her Majesty's Coronation and the funeral of the late King: viz. for boiling, loan and repairing of white plate for the King's funeral 3 sconces and 2 large branches, in all 11,329 ounces 231l. 12s. 3d.; for setting and adorning 2 several crowns for her Majesty's use at the Parliament House and for the loan of diamonds for the same 920l.; for setting and adorning with diamonds and jewels the Crown of State, Circlet, St. Edmund's Crown, Orb and Sceptre and for a ruby ring for her Majesty to wear at her Coronation 1264l. 10s. 0d.; for the loan of the said diamonds or jewels 5980l.; for 287 ounces of gold being for Crowns, chains, medals, badges, cups &c. most part curiously wrought and enamelled 1321l. 9s. 6d.; for 865 ounces of new gilt plate most part curiously wrought and enchased 626l. 7s. 1d.; for new gilding 13,071 ounces of gilt store plate 2008l. 2s. 0d.; for 2149 [ounces] of new white plate most part to make good what was lost at the Coronation, the rest being curiously wrought and enchased 981l. 12s. 3d.; for repairing, mending and boiling 18,277 ounces of white store plate 228l. 8s. 9d.; for loan and repairing of 15,535 ounces of white plate 274l. 11s. 6d.; disbursed to the furrier, capmaker, cutler, case maker, coffer maker and engraver and for ornaments for the Regalia 296l. 1s. 8d. (Money warrant dated April 12 hereon.) (Money order dated April 14 hereon. In the margin "2000l. remained unsatisfied 7 May 1702": together with an order by Treasurer Godolphin dated 5 June, 1702 for the execution of this money order.) (Letter of direction dated April 15 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 197. Order Book V, p. 356. Disposition Book XVI, p. 42.
[Before April 14].Memorial to the Treasury Lords by Mr. Blathwayt shewing that in 1682 James, then Duke of York, granted to Mr. Penn by indenture the Lower Counties upon Delaware River in America under the yearly rent of a rose but with covenant to account for a moiety of the profits: that Mr. Penn having omitted to so account he was directed by a letter from the Treasury Lords of May 1701 [27 March 1701, Tr. Cal. XVI, pp. 235, 417] to return an accompt; to which he replied in Sept. last [1701] that he would wait on their Lordships in England and, as he presumed, to their satisfaction therein: that Mr. Penn is now come over from Pennsylvania: therefore praying that he may be directed to attend the Treasury Lords in order to give their Lordships an account of the said moiety. Out Letters [Plantations Auditor] II, p. 60.
April 14.Letter of direction for 16,481l. 18s. 11¼d. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces as follows: out of loans on the Malt Duties: to be applied as follows:
In part of 352,000 for Guards, Garrisons and Marines, anno 1702.
£s.d.
to complete 14,997l. 8s. 9d. for clearings to the Forces in England, Jersey and Guernsey from Dec. 25 last to Feb. 24 last1205119
for pay of the several Garrisons for same time244013
for the subsistence of 7 additional Companies viz. 3 to Belasyse's Regiment, 2 to Churchill's and 2 to Trelawney's for one month on account410180
In part of 700,000l. for the Forces for the Allies.
for the subsistence of 12 Companies being one Company added to each of the 12 Battalions in Holland, for one month upon account to enable them to embark77880
for subsistence, on account, to the recruits of the Regiments of Lumley, Wood, Wyndham, Raby and for a Troop of Schonberg's Horse not yet embarqued for Holland800
£164811811¼
Out of loans to be made by said Earl on the last part of the 3700l. per week out of the Excise.
for the offreckonings of the 12 Battalions in the service of the States General for 4 months from 1 Oct. to 1st Jan. last8302161
£2478415
Disposition Book XVI, p. 41.
Same for 2500l. to the Paymaster of the Works: towards the charge [in the Office of Works] of the late King's interment and the present Queen's Coronation. Ibid., p. 42.
Same for 10,000l. to the Treasurer of the Ordnance: out of loans on Malt Duties: and is for land service of the Office of Ordnance. Ibid.
April 14.William Lowndes to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance to pay 800l. to Henry Hayward, carpenter, for works performed at Sheerness, in repairing the damage done by storms to the wharf of that fort. Disposition Book XVI, p. 44.
Same to same to report on the enclosed memorial of the English East India Company concerning the prices for saltpetre to be furnished from time to time into the [Ordnance] Stores. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 514.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to proceed forthwith against John Mason, late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Cambridge &c. Ibid., p. 515.
Same to Mr. Popple. My Lords have received from Secretary Vernon a copy of the Vote of the House of Commons [of 24 March 1701–2 C.J. XIII, p. 818 for an address to the Queen] relating to the Four and a Half per cent Duty: and of the Queen's pleasure [communicated to the House 30 March in reply to the said Address Commons Journals XIII, p. 828] that no part thereof be diverted to uses other than as in the said Address, and for the laying of an annual account thereof before the House. Please lay same before the Lords of Trade for their opinion thereon. Ibid. XVII, p. 12.
April 14 (24).Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Samuell Dale, landwaiter London port, for leave to surrender to William Loup, petitioner being very aged. Reference Book VII, pp. 457, 458.
April 14.Treasury warrant to Robert Gilliver to forbear to levy the arrear of 2250l. due from Charles, Earl of Peterborough, for 7½ years' rent of the manor of Dauntsey Co. Wilts. under the Treasury warrant of March 6 last which authorised the levying of several arrears of Crown rents. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 199.
April 15.William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to attend my Lords on Tuesday with a list of the Receivers General of Taxes with information as to the state of their accounts. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 11.
Same to the Customs Commissioners forthwith to put in suit the Old East India Company's bonds and also all other old standing bonds; and to threaten merchants with process on bonds newly become due. Ibid., p. 12.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh and Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Charles, Lord Mohun executor of Charles, Earl of Macclesfield relating to a debt of 1148l. 15s. 1d. owing from the Regiment lately commanded by the said Earl of Macclesfield for clothes and accoutrements provided in England and sent to Ireland after their embarcation. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against Robert Appreece, one of the executors of John Mason late Receiver General for Co. Cambridge. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 199.