Treasury Warrants
April 1702, 16-30

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'Treasury Warrants: April 1702, 16-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 191-203. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87368 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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April 1702, 16-30

April 17.Royal sign manual for 10,000l. to Sir Benjamin Bathurst as imprest for the provisions for the Queen's Coronation. (Money warrant dated April 17 hereon.) (Money order dated April 18 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 198. Money Book XVI, p. 42. Order Book V, p. 356.
Same for 10,000l. to Isaac Newton Esq. Master of the Mint, as imprest for the Mint. (Money warrant dated April 18 hereon.) (Money order for 10,000l. dated April 18 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 199. Order Book V, p. 357.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Receiver of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages &c. for Co. Oxford to pay the salary of 70l. per an. to Thomas King as Surveyor of said Duties. Money Book XVI, p. 25.
Letter of direction for 78,267l. 2s. 3d. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans to be made by him on credit of the 3500l. per week of the Excise: and to be applied as follows:
£s.d.
in further part of 200,000l. for Wages and Recalls4625790
to complete 90,000l. for extraordinary repairs882619
to complete 330,000l. for wages to ships2318214
£7826723
Disposition Book XVI, p. 44.
Same for 85,000l. to same: out of loans on Malt: to be applied for carrying on the payments in course to Michaelmas last. Ibid.
Same for 5000l. to same: out of the like loans: to be paid to Samuell Atkinson and Nicho Roope on account of contingent charges of the Forces that are to go on board the Fleet. (William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest same to said Atkinson and Roope.) Ibid., p. 45.
Same for 40,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of the like loans: as in further part of 700,000l. for the charge of the 40,000 men to Dec. 25 next. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Richard Flagett as tidesman and boatman at Sunderland loco George Lawley who declines that employment.
John Reynolds as a tidesman in the inferior list London port loco Tho. Noakes deceased.
Geo. Newcomb as a tidesman and boatman at Whitby loco Andrew Wyat who relinquished same.
Samuel Whaples as a landwaiter, London port loco Benj. Gauden rendered incapable through age: Whaples to allow him a quarter of the salary.
Thomas Banks as a same ibid loco William Oldham deceased.
John Robertson as coastwaiter ibid loco Thomas Banks preferred as above.
Edmond Smith as collector of Chester port loco Thomas Tyndale dismissed.
Humphrey Pugh as tidesman at Lyme Regis loco Thomas Vigeon dismissed.
John Reed as waiter and searcher Sunderland port loco Henry Bickerdyck who relinquished same. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 158.
April 17.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to discharge James Hollidge, of Bristol merchant, from the surcharge of 20s. per ton on 200 tons of caliment (lapis calaminaris) from Bristol the said Duty having been imposed by Act of Parliament [4 Wm. and Mary c. 5.] as from 1st March 1692–3 but same did not pass the royal assent till many days after and was not published in print until the 24th of the said month which was long after Hollidge had bought and exported the said goods; he having taken all his measures under the old Customs. Ibid., p. 176.
Same to same for an additional allowance of 30l. per an. to the collector of Whitehaven port in consideration of the great increase of trade there. Ibid., p. 228.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Francis Partis et al to be admitted to compound their debt of 6726l. 13s. 4d. due to the late King: they having paid over 100,000l. for Customs and Salt Duty during the past 13 years, but having had great losses during the late war. Reference Book VII, p. 457.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to strike tallies for 2276l. for the Farmers of Post Fines, being so much answered direct to the Crown by the sheriffs of 16 Counties, detailed, on account of said fines for the year 11 and 12 Wm. III.
Prefixing: certificate by the Clerk of the Pipe of said sums. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 198.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver up Richard Gotley's bonds ut supra p. 188 on his payment of 2017l. 16s. 4½d. which with 996l. 10s. 8½d. of surrendered debentures will make up his total debt of 3014l. 7s. 1d. to the Crown. Ibid., p. 200.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the Christopher Inn, at Eton, an old building belonging to the College of Eton, in order to extension of lease thereof to same: on a fine of 300l.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report dated 1701–2 Feb. 29 on the petition dated 5 April 1701 supra Tr. Cal. XVI, p. 241 of the Provost and Fellows of said College for such extension of lease. Petitioners state that they had then expended 1800l. in the necessary repairs of the roof and outside of their College Chapel and intended to proceed to the enlargement and beautifying the inside thereof to an estimate of 3000l. more but now I find that they have actually laid out 5000l.
As to the allegation of a debt of 465l. due to them out of the Exchequer I find from inspection of the College books that Henry VI in his charter of incorporation of the said College gave to the Provost and Fellows 3 tun of Gascony wine yearly Customs free; and that same used to be paid in kind by the Chief Butler till the latter part of the reign of Henry VIII when it was changed into money at the rate of 5l. per tun and the same was thenceforth paid till Michaelmas 1674 and also 4l. 4s. 0d. per an. for Impost Duty for the same, which latter sum was similarly paid to 1672 Xmas "since which [time] these annual allowances have been discontinued to the said College, amounting now to 526l. 16s. 0d." Ibid., pp. 201–2.
April 17.Treasury constitution of Thomas King as surveyor and inspector of the Duties on Marriages and on Houses loco George Clewer deceased. Ibid., pp. 209–10.
[? April 18].Money order for 35l. to the clerks and ministers of the Receipt for one year to 1702 March 25: viz. 7l. to John Lowe; 7l. to Peter Le Neve; 5l. to John Taylour; 5l. to John Aubery for levying tallies &c. in vacation time; and 6l. to Peter White, clerk to Henry Pelham [Clerk of the Pells]; and 5l. to Samuel Edwin, Usher [of the Receipt]. Order Book V, p. 357.
April 18.Letter of direction for 3000l. to Sir Benj. Bathurst: out of Civil List moneys: to be on account of provisions for her Majesty's Coronation Dinner &c. Disposition Book XVI, p. 45.
April 19.Treasury reference to Phillip Ryley of the petition of Emanuell Scroop Howe, Lieutenant of Holt Forest, for 332l. which he expended by the late King's order in repairing the great Lodge of said forest. Reference Book VII, p. 458.
April 20.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Shrimpton and Col. Mathews for repayment of what they have expended for fire and candle for the Guards over and above the new Regulation thereof. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 13.
April 21.Treasury warrant dormant to Charles Boyle, Receiver General of the Fines for Alienations, to pay the fees of the Deputies and Commissioners in the Alienation Office (viz. James Saunderson, Henry Villiers and Thomas Plott Esqrs.) to wit 40l. each per term and 40l. to himself as Receiver and 20l. per term to George Morley Master of Chancery and 5l. each to Bernard Halfpenny and Thomas Webb, clerks in the said Office. Money Book XVI, p. 33.
Treasury warrant to William Roberts, Receiver General of the Honor and Castle of Windsor, to pay 1300l. to Richard Dalton for the absolute purchase of the inheritance of the rent of 48l. 7s. 9d. per an. reserved out of several prebends, rectories, manors &c. in Devonshire, London and elsewhere and granted by Edward VI to the Dean and Canons of Windsor and of which the said Dalton is seized in fee, but which the said Dean and Canons are ready to accept as in compensation for several messuages, barns and 40 acres of land in New Windsor which have of late been made use of and employed for and towards the making the Great Avenue from Windsor Great Park to Windsor Castle and for enlargement of the Little Park of Windsor. (Letter of direction dated April 14 for the issue of said 1300l. to said Roberts on the money order of the 9th inst.) Money Book XVI, p. 43. Disposition Book XVI, p. 43.
April 21.Letter of direction for 30,243l. 10s. 3d. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on Malt: to be applied to the Victualling as follows:
£s.d.
for provisions ("at 6 to 4 men's allowance for 6 months") for 5000 land soldiers designed to be put on board transport ships to accompany the Fleet27071197
for provisions for 600 [additional] men to be employed this summer at sea, for 6 months at short allowance3171108
£30243103
Disposition Book XVI, p. 46.
William Lowndes to Mr. Barker, Deputy Remembrancer, to permit William Holbech to inspect the duplicates of the Duties on Houses for Co. Devon and Exeter from the commencement thereof to 1701. (The like letter to Auditor Bridges.) Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 13.
Same to Mr. Gilliver to attend my Lords on a complaint of taking exorbitant fees in carrying out my Lords' warrant of March 6 last [missing]. Ibid.
Treasury subscription for the execution of an order of the Queen in Council dated April 17 inst. for the Mint to prepare 300 medals of gold and 1200 medals of silver of the Queen, to be of the same value as at the last Coronation: and to be delivered to the Earl of Bradford, Treasurer of the Household, to be distributed by his lordship at her Majesty's Coronation. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 176.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ William Johnson as Examiner of officers' securities [England] and Examiner of the securities in the Plantations Receipt and for soliciting the debts standing theron: loco Thomas Plott. Ibid., p. 178.
April 22.Same to same to pay the salary bill of the Outports for 1702 Lady day quarter, being 8423l. 13s. 3d. for established salaries and 1588l. 10s. 0d. for additional salaries; or in all 10,012l. 3s. 3d. Money Book XVI, p. 44.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay same quarter's salary bill for London port: total 5925l. 1s. 6d. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to imprest 1000l. to Mr. Hall, their Cashier, out of the Duties on Malt granted in this Session of Parliament: to be for incidents of the Excise. Ibid.
Letter of direction for 14,179l. 1s. 2d. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the Forces: out of loans on Malt: to be applied as follows: viz.
On the Establishment of England [for Guards, Garrisons and Marines] in part of 352,000l.
for 2 weeks' subsistence to the Forces in England, Jersey and Guernsey to the 29th inst. with the additional men and Companies to the Regiments of Foot and including the Earl of Essex's Dragoons which is to remain here601412
for subsistence of part of the 10,000 men for sea service2100
On the Establishment for [the 40,000 men in] Holland in part of 700,000l.
for levy money for 151 horses lost at sea in the passage of the 3 Regiments of Horse lately gone for Holland at 15l. per horse: pursuant to the royal warrant of the 16th inst.: to be put to the head of Contingencies2265
for subsistence of the recruits for the said 3 Regiments of Horse and 3 Troops of Lord Raby's Dragoons again disembarked800
for subsistence to the 3 Troops of the Earl of Arran's Regiment of Horse400
for subsistence to the Officers and recruits raising here and in Scotland for the 2 Scots Regiments of Foot on account800
likewise to the Navy Treasurer out of the like loans: for the service of the Navy: to be imprested to the Earl of Ranleagh on account for subsistence of 6 Regiments part of the 10,000 men for sea service1800
(William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to so imprest said 1800l.)
£1417912
Disposition Book XVI, p. 46, 47.
Same for 2737l. 1s. 8½d. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of loans on Malt: which with 650l. reserved for bills drawn from New York is to carry on to Dec. 24 next the subsistence of the 4 Companies there: to be as in part of 352,000l. for the Establishment of the Forces, England. Ibid., p. 47.
April 22.William Lowndes to Auditor Shales enclosing the account of Robert Lucy, Receiver of the temporalities of the bishopric of St. Davids. You are to make him no allowances therein but such as are warranted by the course of the Exchequer. The account must exhibit any his cravings to my Lords in order to have the grounds of them examined: "and my Lords do also direct you to observe this rule in all accounts hereafter by you to be stated." Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 13.
Same to the Agents for Taxes for an account of extraordinary charges and rewards due to the respective Receivers General of Taxes. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners for an account of the gross and net produce of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty in specie in the Leeward Islands for the 7 years ended Sept. 29 last. (The like letter to Mr. Blathwayt.) Ibid.
April 22.Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Bastwick Johnson to be admitted to compound for the 136l. balance of a bill for Salt Duty, which was drawn on him by Francis Partis. Reference Book VII, p. 457.
April 24.Treasury allowance of the incidents bill, detailed, of the Post Office for the 1702 Lady day quarter (total 881l. 7s. 1d. including 34l. 6s. 6d. for 8238 ship letters at a penny per letter; 10l. 15s. 0d. to Robert Yard, Gazetteer, for a new year's gift; 1l. 4s. 0d. to Geo. Edwards, Marshal of the Trained Bands; 4l. to Joshua Willson, collector for Trophy money, 34l. 2s. 0d. to Monsieur Dankarts for so much disbursed for postage of his Majesty's letters at the Hague from Spain, Italy and Germany; 23l. 6s. 7d. for 5599 ship letters; 2l. 19s. 6d. to Robert Jenkinson for bringing the King's letters from Hampton Court to the Post Office; 9l. 9s. 0d. to William Thompson painter; 12l. 15s. 0d. to John Nutt his bill for Gazettes for half a year at Xmas; 39l. 12s. 6d. to Stephen Lilly for carriage of money to the Exchequer and fees there for tallies and other expenses in passing [his] accounts for one year to Lady day 1702; 65l. to Mr. Joseph Quash, postmaster of Exeter, for settling the cross roads between Bristol and Chester; 12l. to Mr. Nicho Webb, Postmaster. of Gloucester for the like; 26l. to Mr. Jenner for measuring the several stages between Bristol and Chester.) Money Book XVI, p. 45.
Letter of direction for 9216l. 11s. 10d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on Malt: as in further part of 700,000l. for the 40,000 men to act with the Allies. Disposition Book XVI, p. 47.
Same for 4000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of like loans: to be paid to Capt. Atkinson and Mr. Roop to complete 10,650l. for bedding and transports for the land Forces who are to accompany the Fleet, being part of 10,000 men [Marines] for sea service. (William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners dated April 28 to imprest said sum to Atkinson and Roope.) Ibid., pp. 47, 48.
William Lowndes to Secretary Vernon for a copy from the Clerk of the Signet of Sir Peter Paravicine's grant under the great seal of the Navy Office in Crutched Friars London: as the principal money of 8500l. is now to be paid and the premises are to be re-conveyed to the Crown. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 14.
Same to Mr. Borret to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. John Bochan praying issue of process against his regimental agent William Graham. Ibid.
Treasury reference [to the Customs Commissioners] of the petition of Alexander Watson, master of the King William of Rotterdam, concerning the seizure of his ship for 4 pieces of muslins imported clandestinely. Reference Book VII, p. 458.
Treasury subscription for the execution of warrants by the Earl of Carlisle, Earl Marshal dated March 31 last to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to each of the Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants detailed of a coat of her Majesty's arms embroidered and made up as accustomed (viz. with cloth of gold on satin for the Heralds and with satin on damask for the Pursuivants) and a cap and case for his Crown: viz. as follows:
Sir Thomas St. George, Garter Principal King of Arms.
Sir Henry St. George, Clarencieux King of Arms.
Robert Devenish Esq., Norroy King of Arms.
Peers Mawditt Esq., Windsor Herald.
Samuell Stebbing Esq., Somerset Herald.
Charles Mawson Esq., Chester Herald.
Gregory King, Esq., Lancaster Herald.
Henry Dethick Esq., Richmond Herald.
Laurence Cromp Esq., York Herald.
John Gibbon, Blue Mantle Pursuivant at Arms.
John Hare, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant at Arms.
John Heskett, Portcullis Pursuivant at Arms.
Peter Le Neve, Rouge Croix Pursuivant at Arms.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 211.
Same for same of warrants dated April 2 and April 4 by the Earl of Jersey, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the following viz.
crimson velvet for a Coronation robe to the Duke of Devonshire of the same quantity that was delivered at the last Coronation to the Lord High Steward.
5 yards of scarlet cloth for the Coronation mantle of the Master of the Queen's Music and 4 yards for each of the 25 musicians and for 8 other musicians: and for the Drum Major, 4 Drummers and a Fife.
6 standards for the Duke of Ormonde for the Queen's 3 Troops of Guards and one blue standard for the Horse Grenadiers;
liveries with the Queen's cypher for the Serjeant Trumpeter, 12 Trumpeters and 3 kettle drummers.
fine scarlet cloth for habits at the Coronation for severally the Dean of the Chapel, Sub Dean, 9 priests, 17 laymen, a serjeant, 2 yeomen, a groom, 10 children, an organ blower and an organ builder:
to the Serjeant of her Majesty's Chapel a covering to the Communion Table with a backpiece of the same, a Pulpit Cloth, a Litany Desk Cloth, 2 large cushions for the books to lie on, 6 plain velvet cushions for the Communion Table and Desk, 6 Cushions of crimson cloth, a Bible in 2 parts and 6 Common Prayer Books and 6 ells of fine Holland diaper: all which are to be provided as at the last Coronation.
three foot stools for Westminster Abbey to be used at the Coronation, two of them to be covered with the same rich stuff with the carpet that covers the Falstools and the third the same with the Offering Carpet.
five yards of fine scarlet cloth each for the Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe and eldest Groom of the same and four yards each fine scarlet cloth for the younger groom and 3 pages of the Removing Wardrobe.
ten yards of same with lining of lustring for the Master of the Jewel House.
a gown of scarlet cloth with a badge and cypher for the Strewer of Herbs.
the royal vestments for the Dean of Westminster as usually provided at the Wardrobe for the Coronation.
a scarlet cloak for the High Constable of Westminster.
6 yards of black plush for Dr. Battle, Sub Dean of the Chapel Royal at Whitehall, for part of his Coronation robe.
a folio Bible covered with crimson velvet with rich strings and gold fringe to be carried with the Regalia.
tapestry hangings with the Queen's arms for the Queen's Bench in Westminster Hall: to be delivered to Alexander Heatly, Court Keeper of the Queen's Bench viz. one piece of tapestry hanging 22 foot long and 8 foot deep with her Majesty's Arms in the middle and on each side of the arms a scutcheon with a Crown over it; also 6 cushions of tapestry 2 foot square with the Arms in a scutcheon after the same manner with the last. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 211–2.
April 24.Treasury subscription for the execution of a like warrant dated March 28, last for mourning to be given to the following 10 of the Gentlemen of the Privy Chamber who are to carry the canopy at the funeral of the late King viz. Sir Robert Killigrew, Mr. Annesley, Sir Benj. Tichbourn, Sir William Russell, Sir Charles Napier, Henry Killigrew, William Killigrew, Mr. Eyres, Charles Killigrew and Mr. Weston. Ibid., p. 212.
Same for same of a like warrant dated April 4 inst. for mourning for 9 Colours; and black bays for covering 31 drums of the 2 Regiments of Guards; to be delivered to John Bennett, Quartermaster of the Queen's Own Regiment of Guards: and similarly for 6 colours and 29 drums to be delivered to Capt. Wakeland, Quartermaster of the Coldstream Regiment. Ibid., p. 213.
Same for same of a like warrant dated March 30 for mourning livery Cloths for the 100 Yeomen of the Guard: to be delivered to Charles Hanbury, Clerk of the Cheque [to the said Yeomen]. Ibid.
Same for same of a like warrant dated April 11 for a sufficient quantity of crape for colours for 5 Troops of the Earl of Oxford's Regiment of Horse; and bays for the kettledrum. Ibid.
April 25,
et postea.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of persons as follows for appointment as Receivers General of the Land Tax late granted by Parliament for the year 1702 ( 1 Anne, c. 6) and proposing their respective sureties: followed in each case by the Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take said securities: and by the Treasury commission to the respective Receivers: viz.
Peter Potts for Cos. Durham and Northumberland, and towns of Newcastle-on-Tyne and Berwick-on-Tweed (no further entry: see Fra. Wyvill below).
John Coxall, Alderman of Lincoln; for part of Co. Lincoln. Securities warrant dated May 27 in 19,500l.: Commission dated May 27 for 18 Wapentakes or Hundreds detailed of the parts of Kesteven and Holland in said County.
John Harneis for part of Co. Lincoln.
William Feast for part of Co. Lincoln.
Clement Wakelyn for part of Co. Lincoln.
William Faux for part of Co. Lincoln.
John Cholwich for Co. Devon.
Sir John Elwill for Co. Devon.
Fra. Manaton for Co. Cornwall: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 21,000l. Commission dated May 29.
James Caswall for Co. Monmouth: Securities warrant dated June 5 in 7500l.: Commission dated June 5. A later securities warrant dated August 24 in 7500l. [being doubtless merely for a change of sureties].
Richard Cocks for Co. Gloucester: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 27,500l.: Commission dated May 27.
Edward Stephens for Co. Gloucester.
Fra. Wyvill for Co. Yorks. and York City and Kingston on Hull and Cos. Durham, Northumberland and towns of Newcastle and Berwick: securities warrant dated May 27 in 62,500l.: Commission dated May 27.
Richard Tregear for Co. Cornwall: reference dated April 29.
John Thornton for Co. Lancs., he residing at Preston in that county: reference dated May 19: Securities warrant dated June 5 in 15,000l. Commission dated June 5.
Robert Peters for Co. Herts.: reference dated April 25 with securities detailed: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 26,000l.: Commission dated May 27.
Hugh Horton for Co. Bucks.: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 29,500l.: Commission dated May 27.
Robert Burridge for part of Co. Devon: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 25,000l.: Commission dated June 1 for the Hundreds of Bampton, Tiverton, Halberton, Hayridge, Hemyocke, Crediton, West Budleigh, Axminster, Colyton, East Budleigh, Ottery St. Mary, Shebbear, South and North Winkleigh, North Tawton, Witheridge, South Molton, Fremington and Braunton.
Samuell Clarke for Co. Hereford and city of Hereford: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 19,000l.: Commission dated June 1.
William Jeay and William Dowse for Co. Huntingdon: Securities warrant dated May 29 in 10,000l.: Commission dated May 29.
Robert Brown for the city of Norwich and part of Co. Norfolk: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 25,000l.: Commission dated May 27.
John Andrews for Co. Warwick and city of Coventry: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 24,000l.: Commission dated May 27.
Henry Whitebread for Co. Beds.: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 17,500l.: Commission dated May 27.
Thomas Austin for Co. Southampton and Isle of Wight: Securities warrant dated 5 June in 33,000l.: Commission dated 5 June.
John Ellis for part of Co. Norfolk: Securities warrant dated May 29 in 28,000l.: Commission dated May 29 for the Hundreds of Blofield and 21 other Hundreds, detailed, and the town of Yarmouth.
Charles Brawn for Co. Somerset and the city and county of the city of Bristol: Securities warrant dated 5 June 45,000l.: Commission dated 5 June.
Lawrence Ambrose for Co. Berks: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 25,000l.: Commission dated May 27.
Fra. Wyvill for Yorks., Durham and Northumberland Newcastle and Berwick: reference dated April 28: see supra p. 108.
Sir Thomas Cuddon for London, Westminster and Middlesex and the Inns of Court and Chancery within same: Securities warrant dated 5 June in 125,000l.: Commission dated 5 June.
William Burslem for Co. Stafford and city of Lichfield: Securities warrant dated 5 June in 19,500l.: Commission dated 5 June.
Richard Cocks for Co. Gloucester: reference dated April 29. see supra under Richard Cocks.
Thomas Albert for Worcester County and City: Securities warrant dated 5 June in 19,000l.: Commission dated 5 June.
John Child for Co. Wilts. and the City of New Sarum and Close of the same: Securities warrant dated June 5 in 30,000l.: Commission dated June 5.
Samuell Bradshaw for Co. Derby: Securities warrant dated June 5 in 16,000l.: Commission dated June 5.
Leonard Child and John Nuthall for Surrey and Southwark: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 46,000l.: Commission dated May 27.
William Fausett for Kent and Canterbury: Securities warrant dated May 27 in 49,500l.: Commission dated May 27.
Benj. Mathews for Cos. Northampton and Rutland: Securities warrant dated May 29 in 30,000l.: Commission dated May 29.
Sir Robert Harrison for the county, university and city of Oxford: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 25,000l.: Commission dated June 1.
John Bury for Co. Notts. and the town and county of the town of Nottingham: reference dated April 30: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 15,000l.: Commission dated June 1.
Caleb Powle for Cos. Brecon and Radnor (Anglesea, Carnarvon, Merioneth and Montgomery): Securities warrant dated July 22 in 9500l.: no entry of his commission.
Nicholas Wood for part of Devon and the city and county of the city of Exeter: reference dated May 5: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 30,000l.: Commission dated June 1 for 20 Hundreds or Divisions detailed of the County.
Samuell Pacey for Co. Suffolk: Securities warrant dated May 29 in 42,000l.: Commission dated May 29.
John Coxall for part of Co. Lincoln: reference dated May 14. see supra p. 198.
William Cawthorp for part of Co. Lincoln: reference dated May 15: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 26,000l. viz. for the Wapentakes or Hundreds detailed within the parts of Lindsey: Commission dated June 1.
George Hosier for Co. Salop: Securities warrant dated June 5 in 19,900l.: Commission dated June 5.
Thomas Brougham for Cumberland and Westmorland: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 4950l.: Commission dated June 1.
Fra. Mannaton for Co. Cornwall: reference dated May 22. see supra p. 199.
John Thornton for Co. Lancs.: reference ut supra p. 199.
James Caswall for Co. Monmouth: reference see supra p. 199.
French Bromfeild and Antho Springott for Co. Sussex: Securities warrant dated June 1 in 37,000l.: Commission dated June 1.
George Howells for Cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke, and town of Haverford West: Securities warrant dated July 8 in 17,000l.: no entry of his Commission.
John Millecent for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely: reference dated June 5: Securities warrant dated June 15 in 19,000l.: Commission dated June 15.
John Derby for Co. Dorset and town and county of the town of Poole: reference ut supra: Securities warrant dated June 15 in 19,000l.: Commission dated June 15.
Lancelot Burton for the palaces of Whitehall and St. James's: reference dated June 9: Securities warrant dated 11 August in 10,000l.: Commission dated 11 August.
Caleb Powle for Cos. Brecon, Radnor, Anglesea, Carnarvon, Merioneth, and Montgomery: reference dated July 10: see supra p. 200.
Thomas Lloyd for the county of Chester and the city and county of the city of Chester and the counties of Denbigh and Flint: Securities warrant dated July 22 in 19,000l.: no entry of his Commission.
Nathaniell Rich for Co. Essex: reference dated July 20: Securities warrant dated 29 July in 50,000l.: no entry of his Commission.
Joseph Bradgate for Co. Leicester: no entry of reference of his petition: Securities warrant dated May 29 in 26,000l.: Commission dated May 29. Reference Book VII, pp. 459–62, 466, 471. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 221–3, 224–6.
April 27.Royal letters patent constituting John, Marquess of Normanby as Lord Privy Seal; in revocation of the patent of 1701 June 3 which constituted Edward Southwell, Christopher Musgrave and James Vernon junr. as Commissioners of the Privy Seal.
Followed by: privy seal dormant dated April 30 for his diet of 4l. a day as such. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 423, 424.
The Commissioners for taking, examining and stating the Public Accounts of the Kingdom to [William Blathwayt] requiring him to exhibit to them at their place of meeting (viz. the Queen's Court at Westminster near the Court of Requests) on Saturday May 2 next at 10 o'clock in the morning "a true copy to be attested before us upon oath, of the patent by which you are made Auditor of the Revenue in America; together with such Instructions as have been given to you from time to time pursuant to such patent."
Followed by: a memorandum to the effect that on the 4th May 1702 pursuant to the above requisition Mr. Blathwayt presented to the Commissioners "a copy of his patent." Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 60–1.
April 28.Royal letters patent appointing John Pocklington Esq. to be Second Justice of Chester, Denbigh, Flint and Montgomery loco Sir Salathiel Lovell. Ibid. XXIII, pp. 221–2.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply 74,868l. 1s. 6½d. to Deficient Funds as follows: said sum representing the receipts from branches of the revenue as follows between March 31 last and the 28th inst.: viz. 5431l. 14s. 0d. received from the Window Duty; 5357l. 5s. 3½d. from Additional Impositions; 58l. 0s. 8d. for the new Duty on Salt; 561l. 2s. 6d. from the Continued Duty on Paper; 28,533l. 13s. 7½d. from New Customs; 2622l. 14s. 3d. from Marriages Duties; 32,303l. 11s. 2½d. from Continued Impositions: the distribution and application to be hereby as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 28th April, 1702.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid556221055141154854165
Third 4s. Aid4073720333275203626011
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011373176179140944
Second Quarterly Poll8927513486165134137202
Three Fourths Customs213447159164447159328064
Salt171150000112324616626302149
Two Thirds Additional Excise160000009455411112458184
Additional Impositions445177753870000068411110
Vellum and Parchment2241147203106173444410½
Marriages64800000491440009958124
48716118036658868748681
Money Book XVI, p. 46.
April 28.Letter of direction for 625l. 5s. 0d. to the executors of Ralph Williamson in further part of his extraordinaries as late Receiver General for Cos. Yorks. &c. Disposition Book XVI, p. 48.
William Lowndes to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed draft [missing] of a patent for uniting the two East India Companies. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 14.
Same to the Navy Commissioners for an account what deficient tallies and Malt tickets remain in the hands of the late or present Treasurer of the Navy. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh for a certificate how far the [Foot] Company at Newfoundland is cleared and what will clear it to Xmas next. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Col. Cholmondley for a lease of a void piece of ground [at Richmond] adjoining the Court Yard and containing an old stable belonging to the tenement called the Trumpeting House "and ground adjoining to the void piece of ground late Lloyds and the next adjoining tenement with the orchard thereunto belonging late Goschalls. Reference Book VII, p. 458.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Joyner, a surety of Mr. D'Oyly late Receiver General for Co. Monmouth, for stay of process; he alleging that Doyly's accounts are in surplus. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Capt. Atkinson and Mr. Roope to take up and hire for the King's service 1000 tons more of shipping for the carrying of Land Forces that are to go with the Fleet and to provide what is usual for the accommodation of the men [when] on board. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 206.
Treasury subscription for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant of the 21st inst. to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to the Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe of a green velvet carpet with silk frings suitable for the Council Table at St. James's and a new green cloth carpet for the clerks' table. Ibid., p. 208.
April 29.Letter of direction for 4137l. 1s. 8¾d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on Malt: to be applied as follows for the Forces as in part of 350,000l. for the English Establishment [of Guards, Garrisons and Marines]: viz.
£s.d.
for clearings to Lloyd's Dragoons, Belasyse's, Seymour's and Churchill's Foot and the Regiment of Fuziliers from Feb. 25 last to the 24 inst. including offreckonings27471
for levy money to Col. Lloyd's [Dragoons], for providing 84 men and horses to recruit his Regiment of Dragoons from 40 to 54 in a Troop: and as on account of 87,125l. towards the charge of 10,000 soldiers [Marines] for sea service1008
for so much to be advanced to the said Regiment upon account of their pay in order to their embarcation: as on account of 87,125l. as above300
for levy money to Col. Seymour for providing 41 men in lieu of so many detached out of his Regiment to recruit the Company at Newfoundland82
£41371
Disposition Book XVI, p. 49.
Same for 10,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on Malt: to be applied as follows: viz.
£
for the ordinary of the Navy5000
for Wear and Tear, to wit for bills of imprest5000
Ibid.
Same for 17,841l. 0s. 10d. to same: out of like loans: and is intended to be paid over to the Treasurer of the Ordnance by way of imprest for a Descent Train with officers and attendants thereto belonging. (William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest same to the Ordnance as on account of the charge of maintaining 10,000 soldiers for sea service.) Ibid., pp. 49, 50.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Ensign Humphrey Haven, late Ensign to the Company at Newfoundland, praying payment of the money he alleges to have expended in subsisting the said Company from 1700 Sept. 1 to 1701 June 6, the time the said Company was under his care. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 15.
April 30.Same to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for an account of the whole charge in your Office of the late King's funeral and the present Queen's Coronation. (The like to the Jewel Office, the Works and the Cofferer's Office, in the latter case only for the cost of the Coronation.) Ibid.