Treasury Warrants
June 1702, 16-30

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'Treasury Warrants: June 1702, 16-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 252-274. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87373 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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June 1702, 16-30

June 16.Treasurer Godolphin's dormant warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 13l. 0s. 10d. to Robert Haslen as Customer of Chichester port. Money Book XVI, p. 70.
Money warrant for 20,000l. to John, Viscount Fitz Hardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber; as imprest for the Chamber in part of 30,000l. as by the privy seal of May 30 last supra p. 232. (Money order dated June 22 hereon.) Ibid., p. 68. Order Book V, p. 369.
Money order for 344l. 10s. 0d. to William Green ut supra p. 127. Order Book V, p. 371.
Letter of direction for 2000l. to the Countess of Marlborough for the Privy Purse. Disposition Book XVI, p. 65. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 27.
William Lowndes to the Excise Commissioners to put the Salt Commissioners in possession of the apartment in the Excise Office formerly enjoyed by Nathaniell Horneby. Ibid.
John Taylour (in the absence of William Lowndes) to the Postmasters General to report on the enclosed articles annexed to John Tutchen's letter [all missing] being articles of mismanagement [charged] against Mr. Nathaniel Castleton, Comptroller of the Penny Post Office. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to attend the Attorney General for his opinion on the enclosed letter [missing] from some Commissioners of Land Tax for the town of Lymington concerning 79l. rateable on the salary of the officers of the Salt Duty viz. whether same shall go in abatement of so much of the old rate on said town or in easement of the whole Division or that the salaries of the said officers should be rated as a charge extraordinary without lowering the rates of the town. Ibid., p. 28.
Same to the said Commissioners for the town of Lymington. My Lords will send you an answer to the above question by the next post. Ibid.
Letters patent by Treasurer Godolphin appointing Robert Haslen to be Comptroller of Chichester port, being the office he now enjoys. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 254.
June 17.Royal letters patent revoking the constitution dated 1688–9 March 14 of Robert, Lord Lucas as Chief Governor and Commanderin-Chief of the Tower [Constable of the Tower] and appointing Montague, Earl of Abingdon, in his place as Constable of the Tower. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 466–7.
Money order for 140,000l. to Richard Taylor, the officer in the Exchequer for paying the Million Lottery Tickets; to pay the annuities thereon pursuant to the Million Act: and is for one year to end at Michaelmas 1702. Order Book V, p. 372.
John Taylour (in the absence of Mr. Lowndes) to the Customs Commissioners for an account of the Four and a half per cent. Duty [in Barbados] from 1691 March 25 to 1701 Dec. 25. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 28.
Same to Auditor Shales for an account (for the Commissioners of Accounts) of the names of the several Auditors of Crown Revenues and the Counties under their charge and the several Receivers under them with the places of their respective habitation. (The like to Auditors Parsons, Godolphin and Bertie.) Ibid.
June 17.John Taylour (in the absence of Mr. Lowndes) to the Attorney General to report his opinion on the enclosed petition [missing] of Anthony Rowe for discharge of 250l. levied on him as one of the Contractors for the late Duty on Firehearths. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 29.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to insert in his next memorial for money for the Forces [a demand for] the additional men lately added to the First and Second Regiment of Foot Guards. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Robert Crompton proposing his sureties detailed as Paymaster of the Malt Lottery tickets. Reference Book VII, p. 468.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Lord Grey, late Auditor of Wales, to deliver to Sidney Godolphin, present Auditor thereof, all books, records and writings in "the said office." Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 243.
Subscription by same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated June 12 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe to send an upholsterer to Kensington to unfurnish Mr. Kein's lodgings and to set up the furniture which is in the Archbishop of Canterbury's rooms: also to give orders to change the feathers in the seats belonging to the 4 green velvet squabs in the Gallery, the feathers that are now in them being musty: likewise to deliver to the officers of the Removing Wardrobe 40 yards for the apartment at the Cockpit provided for the Ambassadors. Ibid., p. 244.
The like for a same dated June 12 for the delivery to Henry Lowman, Housekeeper and Wardrobekeeper at Kensington, of 3 large silk blankets and 2 pair of fine flannel blankets for her Majesty's bed at Kensington; likewise 2 pieces of silk string for the window curtains at the great Closet next the [Queen's] Bedchamber. Ibid.
June 18.Royal sign manual dormant for 2000l. per an. to Sarah, Countess of Marlborough as Groom of the Stole and First Lady of the Bedchamber: as from Lady day last:
1000l. per an. each to the following as Ladies of the Bedchamber from same date: viz. Mary, Duchess of Ormonde; Juliana, Countess of Burlington; Frances, Countess of Scarborough; Anne, Countess of Abingdon; Ann Charlotte, Lady Frechville; Lady Henrietta Godolphin; Lady Ann Spencer; Lady Jane Hyde; Lady Rachell, Marchioness of Hartington:
500l. per an. each to the following as Women of the Bedchamber viz. Agnata Cooper, Margret Feilding; Beata Danvers; Abigale Hill:
300l. per an. each to the following as Maids of Honour viz. Isabella Wentworth, Jane Kingdon, Anne South, Letitia Frowde, Rosamonda Yarburgh, Mary Stanhope. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 272.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Thomas Johnson shewing that his father purchased the manor, park and demesnes of Liskeard in 1651 but same is now held by petitioner only by lease for 3 lives; but under Charles II's promise to his father that he should not be a loser, the rents and profits of the manor are paid to said Johnson and his heirs by several Treasury warrants: therefore praying a continuation of same. Reference Book VII, p. 468.
June 19.Money warrant for 230l. to Henry Baker for Crown law charges performed before 8th March last to be satisfied out of [the late King's] Civil List moneys grown due before March 8 last. (Money order dated June 20 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 69. Order Book V. p. 368.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Officers of the Second Battalion of Scots Foot Guards for removal of their respits for the time they were in England while their recruits were actually raised, and on their pay in Scotland and Flanders, amounting to 227l. 10s. 8d. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 29.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a warrant to be signed by the Queen for payment of the Officers of Col. Holt's Regiment in the West Indies who were upon the muster rolls at the time of the reducement thereof, being 5 Captains, 1 Adjutant, 1 Lieut. and 6 Ensigns, being certified by the said Colonel as absent by the Governor's furloe. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Troop of Grenadier Guards for the removal of several respits on them. Ibid., p. 30.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Jane Matthews, widow of the late Brigadier Matthews, for a grant of the Queen's bounty in the form of [or out of] such respits as are disallowed by the Commissioners of Accounts: viz. as towards the maintenance of herself and her children. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Bartholomew Burton for payment of 212l. 3s. 7d. disbursed by him when Cashier of Excise for carrying money to the Mint from 1696 Dec. 31 to 1697 Dec. 8 and in carrying money to the Exchequer from 1697 May 8 to Dec. 15 following. Reference Book VII, p. 468.
Same to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Walter Whitfeild proposing his securities, detailed, for his office of Paymaster of the 6 Marine Regiments. Ibid.
June 20.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Robert Gardner in behalf of the Earl of Donegal's and Col. Colinbine's Regiments of which he is agent, praying payment of 339l. 7s. 7d. for each Regiment for so much received short of the 6 weeks' pay lately ordered. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 30.
[?]Same to the Officers of the Works to report on the petition of John Taylor, Keeper of the Water engine at Windsor mill, for payment of 138l. 3s. 6d. due to him for salary and disbursements. Ibid.
William Blathwayt as Surveyor and Auditor General of the Revenues in America to the Commissioners for taking, examining and stating the Public Accounts of the Kingdom. In pursuance of your precept of May 21 last calling on me for accompts of all revenues, impositions, quit rents, fines, forfeitures and other Duties arising to her Majesty out of her Islands or Plantations in America as the respective auditors or other proper officers have stated and passed the same I am endeavouring to comply therewith in as short a time as the despatch of those voluminous accompts will allow of: and do herewith present the accompts following, viz.
Jamaica:
Accompt of his late Majesty's revenues in Jamaica from Michaelmas [1695] to 24 March 1695–6;
ditto 24 March 1695–6 to 4 Oct. 1696.
ditto 4 Oct. 1696 to 25 March 1697.
ditto 25 March 1697 to 29 Sept. 1697.
ditto 1 Oct. [1697] to 24 March 1697–8.
ditto 1 April [1698] to Sept. 1698.
ditto 8 Oct. 1698 to 25 March 1699.
ditto 25 March [1699] to 29 Sept. 1699.
ditto 25 Oct. 1699 to 25 March 1700.
Barbados:
Accompt of his late Majesty's Casual Revenue in Barbados from 24 June 1691 to 1st Sept. 1694.
Accompt of same dated 5 March 1697–8.
Caribbee Islands:
Accompt of Colonel Christopher Codrington of the Duty of 4½ per cent. arising to his late Majesty in the Caribbee Islands from 1 Jan. 1689–90 to 7 Dec. 1694 and for 100 chests of farthings sent thither by order of the Treasury Lords in the year 1690.
And I will proceed in like manner with all speed to lay before your Board (the clerks being now employed in transcribing the same) all the other accompts relating to the Plantations that are come to my hands. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 63–5.
June 21.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis Brixy for leave to compound his debt of 315l. on tobacco bonds: he being now a deputy King's waiter and having made several seizures for the Queen's service. Reference Book VII, p. 469.
Same to same of the petition of William Barret for the next vacancy of a landwaiter or coast waiter London port. Ibid., p. 470.
Same to same of the petition of John Marriott for leave to compound a debt of 970l. 18s. 8d. on tobacco bonds, he being a considerable trader but reduced by losses at sea. Ibid. VIII, p. 5.
June 22.Royal sign manual for 1000l. to John Methuen Esq. ("whom we have lately sent for our special service into Portugal") in reward for his service and in full satisfaction of the charges and expenses of his voyage thither and back. (Money order dated June 23 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 274. Order Book V, p. 269. Disposition Book XVI, p. 68.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier for payment of the fee or salary of 61l. per an. to Lancelot Whitehall as Customer of Chichester port.
The fee or salary of 30l. per an. to John Latton as searcher of Plymouth port.
The salary of 16l. 6s. 8d. per an. to Richard and William Gwynn as Customer of Cardiff port. Money Book XVI, p. 81, 117.
J. Taylour in the absence of Mr. Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to prepare a reply to the enclosed letter [missing] from Mr. Pulleine "concerning the charging of stock upon land." Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 31.
William Lowndes to the Prizes Commissioners to employ James Mellefont as storekeeper of the Prize Office in London port. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint of the petition of Ann Morris, widow of Richard Morris, for payment of 83l. 10s. 8d. disbursed by her husband between 1696 and 1699 in convicting clippers and coiners. Reference Book VII, p. 468.
Same to William Blathwaite of the petition of Joseph Bennet praying for his pay 1696 to 1698 when he served as engineer in the army, being by accident left out of the lists given in to the Commissioners of Accounts [sic for Commissioners for Army Debts]. Ibid., p. 469.
[?][Same to the Agents for Taxes of] the petition of Nathaniel Molyneux, Receiver of Taxes for Co. Chester and Lancaster, shewing that he advanced the Poll Tax in Co. Lancs. some thousands of pounds but having lost 20,000l. was obliged to stop payment in 1692 at which time he was indebted to the late King in 16,100l. which is now reduced to 3700l. (The entry of this petition is unfinished. It may possibly be a repetition of the petition of 1701 June 26, supra Tr. Cal. XVI, p. 298.) Ibid.
June 22.Same to Mr. Borrett of the petition of Robert Barker, Deputy Remembrancer of the Exchequer Court, praying a recompense for his extraordinary pains in entering duplicates of assessments and delivering same to the several auditors as the General Receivers come upon their accounts, and receiving them back. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Anne Duke for a place in the Customs for her son. Ibid. VIII, p. 1.
June 23.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to authorise the Lord Treasurer to appoint Receivers General of the Duties on Marriages &c. and on Houses &c. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 277–8.
Same to same for a same for 40,000l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works: as imprest for the Works. (Money warrant dated July 10 hereon.) (Money order dated July 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 279. Money Book XVI, p. 99. Order Book V, p. 379.
June 23.Royal letters patent appointing Robert Tracy Esq. one of the Justices of the Common Pleas during pleasure.
Sir Edward Nevill as a same.
Sir John Blencowe as a same.
Sir Thomas Trevor as Chief Justice of same.
Sir John Powell as a Justice of the Queen's Bench.
Sir Henry Gould as a same. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 282, 283.
Royal warrant to the Earl of Ranelagh to issue half pay to the officers of Col. Henry Holt's Regiment who were in the muster rolls at the time of the reduction of the said Regiment: the late King William having in April 1695 ordered Col. Christopher Codrington, Governor of the Leeward Islands, to reduce the said Regiment from 13 Companies to 5 Companies and by royal warrant of 12 April 1695 directed the issue of half pay to the Officers so reduced from 1 May 1695: but the order for the said reduction not arriving in the Leeward Islands till the latter end of October following the reduction could not be completed before 1st November 1695: and so by warrant of 6 May 1701 the Regiment was ordered to be allowed as full to 1st Nov. 1695 and by the death of many Officers and the delay &c. the reduced Officers were eventually only 5 Captains, one Adjutant, one Lieutenant and 6 Ensigns who happened not to be the same as those named [specified] in the former warrant for half pay: [hence the necessity for this present warrant]. Ibid., p. 284.
Royal letters patent constituting Sir Edward Ward to be Chief Baron of the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 377.
Money warrant for 200l. to William Borrett for Crown law charges (Money order dated June 25 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 70. Order Book V, p. 370.
Same for 100l. to the Mayor &c. of Berwick on Tweed for one year to 1701 Sept. 29 on the allowance for the repair of the Bridge over the Tweed built by Charles I. Money Book XVI, p. 73.
Same dormant for the salaries of 200l. per an. each to the Agents for Taxes viz. James Dewy, William Clayton, Charles Dartiquenave and Germaine Ireton and 100l. per an. to Maximilian Stephens. Ibid., p. 72.
Same for 1000l. per an. each to the Justices of the Queen's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer: with warrant for 250l. to each for last Easter term hereon. Ibid., p. 73.
Treasurer Godolphin's warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply to Deficient Funds as follows the sum of 55,797l. 0s. 11d. being receipts between May 23 last and June 23 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows viz. 7473l. 11s. 0d. from the Window Tax; 3585l. 11s. 8½d. from Additional Impositions; 4305l. 1s. 8d. from the New Duty on paper Continued [the Stamp Duties as by 5–6 Wm. and Mary c. 21, continued by the Deficiencies Act 8–9, Wm. III, c. 20]; 6559l. 3s. 4½d. from New Customs; 4558l. 11s. 3d. from the Duty on Marriages and 32,315l. 1s. 11d. from Continued Impositions: the distribution and application hereby to be as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register 1702, June 23.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid5562210550455166371
Third 4s. Aid4073720332070203466516
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011370576179105040
Second Quarterly Poll8927513483165134102210
Three Fourths Customs213447159157447159244414
Duties on Salt &c.17115000010692461661960213
Two Thirds double 9d. Excise16000000900541111183211
Additional Impositions445177743730000050981610½
Stamp Duties22411471981061725661711½
Duties on Marriages, &c.6480000047181500742117
4871611803519755455797011
Ibid., p. 74.
June 23.Same to Sydney Godolphin, Auditor of Crown Revenues within the Principality of Wales, and to the Receiver or Receivers thereof to make forth debentures on the Receiver of said Revenues; and for the said Receiver to pay 90l. to William Peisley for half a year's fee, allowance and additional salary to Lady day last as second Judge of the Counties of Carnarvon, Anglesea and Merioneth to which he was constituted by patent of Jan. 20 last. Ibid., p. 76.
Money warrant for 20l. to George Macqueen for his passage money to Maryland as chaplain. (Money order dated June 26 hereon.) Ibid., p. 68. Order Book V, p. 373.
William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a royal warrant for 600l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for Lord Fairfax as executor to the late Lord Culpeper for one year on the grant ut supra p. 247. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 31.
Treasury reference to the Farmers of the Lotteries of the petition of Henry Thornicroft praying to receive as formerly the 75l. annuity out of the 300l. annuity granted to Col. Vaughan out of the rent of the Royal Oak Lottery. Reference Book VII, p. 469.
June 23–25.Same to Auditor Henry Shales of the petition of William Roberts proposing his sureties, detailed for his office of Receiver General of the Land Revenue for Oxford and Berks. and of the Honor and Castle of Windsor.
John Duncomb as same of the land revenue for Cos. Beds. and Bucks.
Robert Gilliver as same of same for Co. Derby. Ibid., pp. 469, 470.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Burslem, proposing his sureties detailed, he being nominated Receiver General of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages &c. for Co. Stafford.
James Caswall's petition as same of same for Co. Monmouth.
John Thornton's petition as same of same for Co. Lancs.
Fra. Mannaton's petition as same of same for Co. Cornwall. Ibid. VIII, p. 3.
June 23.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Clerk of the Pipe for a grant under the Exchequer seal to Francis Pengelly Esq. of the office of Attorney General of the Duchy of Cornwall, being the office now enjoyed by him. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 254.
June 23, 30.Constitution by same of Elliot Richbell as Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages, in England and Wales, loco Samuell Oliver.
William Palmer as a same loco Henry Carter resigned. Ibid., pp. 255, 256.
June 23.Letters patent by same constituting Samuel Atkinson, John Kenley and Michael East Esqrs. to be Commissioners for licensing Hawkers, Pedlars and Petty Chapmen. Ibid., p. 373.
June 24.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to renew the grant to Francis Godolphin of the office of one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer.
The like for John, Visct. Fitz Hardinge as a same. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 278.
Same to same for a same for a grant to James Vernon of the like office of one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer loco Sir John Stanley bart. Ibid., p. 407.
Royal letters patent appointing Robert Price, Serjeant-at-Law, to be one of the Barons of the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 366.
The like for Sir Thomas Bury to be a same. Ibid.
Treasurer Godolphin's warrant to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to depute William Campion and John Boys as Sub Commissioners for Prizes at Dover.
Edward Knatchbull and Charles Goreing as same at Portsmouth.
John Mountstephen and John Manley as same at Plymouth.
Arthur Annesley and Abraham Stanyon as same at Bristol.
Daniel Burgess as Solicitor for Prizes. Money Book XVI, p. 75.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 7500l. to Robert, Earl of Sunderland, Henry, Earl of Clarendon, Lawrence, Earl of Rochester, George, Lord Dartmouth and Sir John Werden, the Trustees for his Royal Highness the Prince of Denmark and her present Majesty for 1702 June 24 quarter on the several annuities of 5000l., 10,000l., 10,000l. making together 30,000l. per an.: same to be hereby payable out of the Hereditary and temporary Excise after leaving sufficient to answer the 3700l. per week thereout [as by the Act 12–13 Wm. III, c. 12]. (The preamble of this warrant is imperfect. The annuities which it recites are 5000l. out of the Post Office as by the deed of 11 June 1684; 10000l. out of the Hereditary Excise as by the deed of Charles II dated 12 June 1684; and 10000l. out of the Post Office as by the deed of James II dated 20 Feb. 1695–6. The item omitted which would make up the abovesaid total of 30,000l. per an. is 5000l. out of the Excise as conveyed by the deed of James as Duke of York dated 11 June 1684.) Ibid., p. 77.
June 24.Money warrant for 80l. to John Pottenger for 2 years to 1700 Sept. 29 on his salary as Comptroller of the Pipe Office. Ibid.
Letter of direction for 320l. to Lord Edward Russell for arrears due to the late King's servants [payable] in the Office of the Treasurer of the Chamber: to be paid to Mr. Randue for one year's allowance to 1701 Sept. 29 as Housekeeper at Windsor Palace. Disposition Book XVI, p. 67.
[?]Same for 3000l. to the 12 Judges of England for Easter term's salaries. Ibid., p. 68.
June 24.Same for 1808l. 16s. 0d. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the Subsidies and Land Tax [by the Act 1 Anne, c. 6]: for Contingencies of the 10,000 men for sea service. Ibid.
Same for 300l. to the Earl of Montague to be paid to the Lord Great Chamberlain in lieu of a composition for the furniture of the Queen's Bedchamber and for the State [Canopy] and hangings in Westminster Hall erected for the great solemnity on the day of the Coronation. Ibid., p. 69.
William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest 1808l. 16s. 0d. to the Navy Treasurer for Samuel Atkinson and Nicholas Roope for 2 months' freight of 1292 tons of shipping to carry hay and water for the horse that go on the Expedition along with the Fleet. Ibid., p. 70.
Same to the Master of the Jewel Office enclosing a particular [missing] of several pieces of plate which were carried away from Westminster Hall [at the Coronation] on April 23 last and detained upon account of Mr. Clopton's claim by virtue of his tenure to serve the Queen with wafers at the Coronation. Has Clopton any such tenure? Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 30.
Same to the late Commissioners for Prizes to permit copies and extracts to be taken from their books for the service of the present Commissioners for same. Ibid., p. 31.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to report further on the petition from Thomas Ellis, glazier [grazier] concerning the bills he gave for Excise moneys to be returned to London. Is he within the Act of Parliament for Compounding debts in your Office? Ibid., p. 32.
Treasury reference to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of William Glanvill proposing his sureties detailed for his Office of Receiver General of First Fruits. Reference Book VIII, p. 1.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Betteley, a clerk in the Office of the Comptroller of Excise by Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners of date 1695 Nov. 21, praying renewal of his warrant [of office]. Ibid., p. 2.
June 25.Treasury warrant dormant to the Receiver General of the Duties on Houses &c. [for Co. Norfolk] to pay the salary of 70l. per an. to Elliot Richbell as a Surveyor of same [for said county] as from June 24 inst. Money Book XVI, p. 25.
Treasury allowance of the incidents bill of the Malt Office 1701 [? 1700–1] March 8 to 1702 March 25: (total 287l. 0s. 4½d.) Ibid., p. 76.
[?]Same of the same for the Salt Office for the quarter ended March 25 last: total 230l. 16s. 2d. Ibid., p. 77.
June 25.Money warrant for 856l. 12s. 1½d. to the Farmers of the Post Fines for so much of the said fines answered direct to the King by the Sheriffs of the Counties for the year ended 1701 Sept. 29. (Money order dated June 30 hereon.) (Letter of disposition dated July 10 hereon.) Ibid., p. 79. Order Book V, p. 378. Disposition Book XVI, p. 80.
Treasurer Godolphin's dormant warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 120l. per an. to Sir William Fowlis as head Searcher of London port. Money Book XVI, p. 79.
Same to the Auditor and to the Receiver General of Crown Revenues Co. Chester, for payment of the usual wages and fee of 13l. 6s. 8d. per an. to William Bayley gent as Surveyor of Crown Lands in said county and 7l. 15s. 0d. per an. as Messenger of the Exchequer Court there and Cryer of the Court there. Ibid.
Money warrant for 102l. 14s. 0d. to William Hulme for the overpayment on his account as late sheriff of Co. Lancs. for the year ended Sept. 29. (Money order dated July 1 hereon.) Ibid., p. 80. Order Book V, p. 377.
Treasurer Godolphin's allowance of the 1701 Xmas quarter's incidents bill of the Excise Office detailed: total 907l. 18s. 7¼d. Money Book XVI, p. 80.
Treasurer Godolphin's dormant warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 12l. per an. to Charles Villiers and John Harrison for their office of one of the two undersearchers at Gravesend in London port. Ibid., p. 81.
Same to same for the fee or salary of 300l. per an. to George Petty as surviving patentee of the office of Surveyor of the Petty Customs and Subsidies in London port under the grant of 1694–5 March 11 of said office to said Petty, Michael Godfrey and Richard Harrison, merchant, in reversion of [the grant to] Sir John Stapley bart. for the lives of Richard Lumley and William Lumley, younger sons of Richard, Earl of Scarborough. Ibid., p. 82.
Money warrant for 219l. 10s. 0d. to Peter Pershouse, Serjeant-atArms attending the House of Peers, for 439 days (1699 Nov. 16 to 1702 May 25) on his 10s. a day for attending the Speaker of said House. (Money order dated July 8 hereon.) Ibid., p. 83. Order Book V, p. 377.
June 25.Same for 150l. to Roger Millart, clerk to the Agents for Taxes, for the incidents of said Agents. (Money order dated June 30 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 84. Order Book V, p. 375.
Treasurer Godolphin's warrant to the sheriff of Co. Southants. to pay 100l. to William Sutherland of Portsmouth being half the fine on John Curry whom he indicted for embezzling the King's stores of war. Money Book XVI, p. 85.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier for payment of the annuities or yearly sums of 20l., 60l., 20l. and 100l. to Richard Bretton as Comptroller of the Petty Customs London port and Keeper of the Cocquet Seal there and Comptroller of the Pretermitted Customs there. In the margin: later Treasury orders of renewal dated 1710 Aug. 21 and 1719 Oct. 29 of this warrant. Ibid., p. 111.
For the renewal of the dormant warrant for the abovesaid Richard Bretton's salaries as Comptroller of the Petty Customs &c. London port and as Customer of Sandwich port: and William Veel's salary as Comptroller of Sandwich port, see Treasury Calendar XV, p. 310. Money Book XV, p. 86.
Money order for 225l. to the Agents for Taxes for 1702 June 24 quarter's salaries. Order Book V, p. 373.
Letter of direction for 1000l. to William Lowndes for secret service. Disposition Book XVI, p. 69.
Same for 1000l. to the Countess of Marlborough for the Privy Purse. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Champante relating to several bills on him from New York for the subsistence of the Forces there. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 31.
Same to the Prizes Commissioners for a scheme of the officers necessary to be provided under you. Ibid., p. 32.
Same to Mr. Gilliver to reply to the enclosed complaint [missing] against you about levying the Duty of Smoake Farthings Co. Oxford. (Same to Sir Robert Jenkinson concerning same.) Ibid.
Same to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] for allowance of half pay to Lieut. Pacy, Capt. Meridale, and Major Monjoy. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Toby Purcell, Governor of Duncannon Fort in Ireland, praying to have an Independent Company or other recompense in lieu of several perquisites now taken away from the said Government [his said place] but formerly appertaining to it. Ibid., p. 33.
June 25.Fiat by Treasurer Godolphin for royal letters patent to constitute John Needler as Comptroller of Great and Petty Customs London port; being the post now held by him.
For William Christian and Benjamin Crofts as Customer of Carlisle port; being their present office. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 197, 199.
June 25, 26.Warrant by same to the Customs Commissioners to employ Edward Lloyd as surveyor waiter and searcher of Fowey port loco John Hutchins dismissed.
Richard Rason to act for the searcher in Fowey port loco Henry Howlett dismissed.
Richard Upton as Collector of St. Ives under the port of Penzance loco Charles Jones preferred.
Charles Jones as Collector of Fowey port loco John Dagg superannuated.
Joseph Peirce and Francis King as tidesmen at Bristol loco Thos. Edwards and Daniell Packer.
Samuell Coller as same ibid loco Jo[h]n Coller deceased.
John Coats as tidesman at Plymouth loco Fra. Fortescue deceased. Ibid., p. 198.
June 25.Letters patent by same constituting John Ford as searcher of Chichester port; being his present office. Ibid., p. 203.
Fiat by same for royal letters patent to constitute Robert Culliford as Comptroller of Southampton port. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 212.
Reference from same to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Sir Christopher Musgrave of Ednall [Edenhall] Co. Cumberland proposing his sureties, detailed, for his office of one of the four Tellers of the Receipt. Reference Book VII, p. 470.
Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Jewel House to deliver to the officers appointed by the Board of Greencloth to receive them so many silver plates as will make up the number "you have in your Office" to 20 dozen of silver plates and 2 dozen of silver spoons for the Queen's service. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 258.
Warrant by same to the Auditors of Imprests to allow to William Roberts in his accounts as Paymaster of the Works at Windsor 111l. for fees paid by him on receiving moneys at the Exchequer as by account thereof appended (viz. 1 per cent. on 4812l. received at the Exchequer in the 2 years ended at Easter 2 James II and on 4343l. similarly received in 2 years ended Easter 4 James II and 20l. fees on a privy seal dated 11 Nov. 1 James II to authorise the receiving of the said money); and 1157l. 16s. 11½d. for money expended by him in making the avenue between the Castle of Windsor and the Great Park there. Ibid., pp. 258–9.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a patent under the Exchequer seal to re-grant to Joseph Sparrow the office of bailiff of the Hundreds of Freshwell and Uttlesford Co. Essex to which he was appointed 1696–7 Jan. 5. Ibid., p. 259.
June 25.Letters patent by same appointing William Bayley as Surveyor of Crown Lands Co. Chester with the fee of 13l. 6s. 8d. per an. and Cryer and Messenger of the Exchequer Court there with the respective fees of 3l. 15s. 0d. and 4l. per an. as granted to him 1700–1 Jan. 12. Ibid., p. 260.
Warrant by same to the Excise Commissioners to discharge Sir Richard Blackmore from the 941l. 9s. 0d. owing by Edward Pilsworth late an officer of the Excise for the Duty on coffee, for whom said Blackmore was executor; the said Pilsworth having made great improvements in said revenue. Ibid., p. 261.
Same to same to discharge, and deliver up the bonds of, Ralph Jackson, Joshua Lomox and other the securities of said Jackson late collector of Excise who was indebted to the King in 1378l. 2s. 6½d.: all on the petition of William Marshall, Thomas Crosfeild and others, counter securities to the said Lomax. Ibid., p. 262.
Same by same to the Master of the Great Wardrobe to pay 300l. to the Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, as a composition for the furniture of the Queen's Bedchamber and for the State [canopy] and hangings in Westminster Hall erected for the Queen's Coronation.
Appending: account of the goods belonging to the Queen, detained by the said Earl as Lord Great Chamberlain: viz. 2 pieces of rich Arras hangings of the story of Caesar and Pompey; one crimson damask State with all its appurtenances; 2 pieces of hangings of the story of Hannibal and Scipio; 3 pieces of Elisha; 2 Turkey worked carpets "all used in Westminster Hall at the trial of the impeached Lords and had been there used before at the trial of the Lords Mohun and Warwick and not pretended to by the said Lord [Lindsey's] father." Ibid., p. 365.
Same by same to the Trustees for sale of Fee Farm Rents to convey to the Earl of Dorset fee farm rents to the value of 339l. 5s. 2¼d. per an. as in lieu of rents reprized and the arrears thereon.
Prefixing: (a) schedule of said rents in Co. Lincoln &c. to be surrendered and re-vested in said Trustees by said Earl, for which he is to have other rents by way of reprize, the same being incapable of being enjoyed by him: total 299l. per an. as follows, the same being to be re-prized in obedience to a vote of the House of Commons dated 12 June 1701 viz.:
Co. Lincoln.
per an.
£s.d.
rent out of lands in Grassingham Veneris [Grayingham] in the Lordship of Kirton in Lindsey7411½
ditto out of Meeson [Messingham] there5119
ditto out of Saxby245
ditto out of Snetherby [Snitterby]601
ditto out of Glentworth13196
ditto out of Atherby [Atterby]619
ditto out of Herpswell [Harpswell]715
ditto out of Helmswell [Hemswell]1138
ditto out of Grelingham Sabatis [Grayingham]2173
ditto out of Hospital de Spittle [Spittal]046
ditto out of Boringham [Burringham]259
ditto out of Winterton13410
ditto out of Yattlethorp [Yaddlethorpe]1149
ditto out of Puerton [? Burton]1410
ditto out of Stanton [Stainton] and Wadlington [Waddington]12
ditto out of Frothingham [Frodingham]418
ditto out of Ashby61
ditto out of Scompthorp [Scunthorpe]54
ditto out of Redburn [Redbourne]2130
ditto out of Bisby [Risby]01
ditto out of Gawtrewell [Gokewell]010
ditto out of Mainley [Manby]5122
ditto out of Wharton414
ditto out of Heapham5186
ditto out of Coringham [Corringham] Magna115
ditto out of Springthorpe82
ditto out of Coringham [Corringham] Parva631
ditto out of Ayzeby [Aisby]3100
ditto out of Blyton7610
ditto out of Pillyman Gisby [Pilham and Gilby]57
ditto out of Moreton [Morton]18
ditto out of Walkwreth [Walkerith]04
ditto out of Stockweth [Stockwith]1111
ditto out of Northrop [Northorpe]492
ditto out of Kirton in Lindsey38127
The following alleged to consist of copyhold rents and quit rents parcel of a manor.
Co. Essex.
A rent out of High Easter858
Co. Berks.
A rent out of East Hendred1717
£299
(b) schedule of the rents hereby to be conveyed in 9 counties detailed, viz. as follows
Co. Lancaster.
Fee farm rents in Sline [Slyne]2180
the like in the Waenptake of Lonsdale1911
the like in the Wapentake of Leylandshire3108
the like within the collection of the M[aster] Forester of Amounderness14150
rents of assize &c. in the Bailiwick there196
fee farm rents in the Wapentake of Salford1940
the like in Burgh de Vinely [? Burrow in Scotforth]314
the like in West Derby178
ditto in Vaccary Wyersdale [Wyresdale]413
parcel of the fee farm of the manor of Whitley [Whittle]01210½
fee farm and other rents in the Wapentake of West Derby1117
Chantry of St. Peters, Ormskirk4194
rents in the Hermitage of Tarlton [Tarleton]094
rents for obit lands there1134
Co. Yorks.
St. Ross Chantry in Pontefract302
Co. Monmouth.
rent out of Skenfrith219
Co. Leicester.
fee farm rents there194
the like in Desford24105
the like in Pillardington [? Pillerton Hersey Co. Warwick]0134
Co. Northampton.
fee farm rents in Higham Ferris [Ferrers]198
the like in Rands [Raunds]4666
chantry rents in Northamptonshire0100
Co. Monmouth.
fee farm rents in White Castle130
the like in Grossmont [Grosmont]30511¼
Co. Northb. [Northumberland].
lands in Humshaw [Humshaugh]6134
2 lighthouses at Humber on Spurn Point 5l. each1000
Co. Yorks.
lands in Hotham026
lands there100
the like there170
£3395
At 16 years purchased the surrendered rents of 299l. per an. come to 4784l. and the arrears of 644l. 10s. 0d. thereon for 3 years to 1701 Sept. 29 make in all £5428 10s. 0d.
The rents to be hereby conveyed at 16 years' purchase come to 5428l. 3s. 0d.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, pp. 370–1.
June 25.Letters patent by same constituting Samuell Wiseman to be Comptroller of the Malt Lottery Tickets, being the office now enjoyed by him. Ibid., p. 372.
Warrant by same to the Clerk of the Pipe to prepare a patent to pass the Exchequer seal to constitute William Wright to be steward of the manor of Skipton [Shippon], parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall; and of East Hendred Co. Berks., parcel of the late Priory of Sheen Co. Surrey; being the office granted to him by Wm. III. Ibid., p. 377.
Letters patent of Treasurer Godolphin re-constituting William Roberts as Receiver and bailiff of the Honor or Castle of Windsor. Ibid., p. 399.
Same re-constituting John Duncomb as Receiver of Crown Lands for Cos. Beds. and Bucks. being the office enjoyed by him by commission dated 1690 Dec. 16 from the then Treasury Lords. Ibid., p. 400.
June 25.William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland to carry out the desires of the Excise Commissioners of England as in their memorial enclosed [missing] relating to the certificates to be obtained in Ireland for salt imported thither from England, in order to the obtaining debentures for drawback allowed on the export of salt or rock salt from England for Ireland. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 215.
June 26.Money warrant for 875l. to the seven Commissioners for taking the Public Accounts of the Kingdom under the late Act [1 Anne, c. 4]: viz. Francis Scobell, William Bromley of Harwich, James Bridges, Henry St. John, Sir Godfrey Copley, Robert Bierley and Thomas Coke for a quarter to June 25 inst. on their allowance. (Money order dated June 25 [sic] hereon.) (Letter of direction dated July 3 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 83. Order Book V, p. 373. Disposition Book XVI, p. 74.
Letter of direction for 390l. to officers of the House of Commons as follows: viz. 200l. for the four under clerks et al of the House of Commons for extraordinary services during the last session; 100l. to Culvervell Needlar, clerk assistant to said House for same; 60l. to Serjeant Samuel Powell for the messengers and doorkeepers to same; 30l. to Ann Lyall, Housekeeper of said House for looking after same and keeping it clean during said session. Disposition Book XVI, p. 71.
Same for 8002l. 10s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the Subsidies and Land Tax [as by 1 Anne, c. 6]: to be applied as follows: viz.
in part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. for the Guards and Garrisons for one year from 1701 Dec. 24
£s.d.
for subsistence of the Troops remaining in England exclusive of those on board the Fleet: to wit for June 25 inst. to July 15 next at 1915l. 15s. 4d. per week5745160
for subsistence of the additions to the First Regiment of Foot Guards: for June 1 inst. to July 15 next at 35l. 16s. 0d. per week358146
for same of same to the Second Regiment of Guards for same time at 31l. 4s. 0d. per week200116
In part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. for 10,000 soldiers for sea service.
to complete 6 weeks' subsistence in advance to the 5 Regiments of Foot lately come from Ireland and put on board the Fleet: being 339l. 9s. 8d. per regiment169784
£8002104
Ibid., p. 72.
William Lowndes to the Excise Commissioners to renew their constitution to Thomas Hall as Receiver General and Cashier of Excise. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 33.
June 26.Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works not to apply to the payment of [the late King William's] arrears in said Office any of the [present Queen's Civil List] money ordered for the service of the Works since [her Majesty's accession on] March 8 last. Ibid.
[?]Same to Mr. Pelham [Clerk of the Pells]. The weekly Certificate which you remit to my Lord [Treasurer] differs from those sent by the Auditor of the Receipt so that the latter are in no wise chequed or controlled thereby. In future your Certificates are to show out of what fund or branch of the revenue every issue is made and also the money paid severally for principal and interest every week instead of inserting same for gross sums as at present you do: so as to distinguish not only the particular funds but also the several taxes or revenues distinctly out of which the said principal and interest is paid. Ibid.
June 26.Same to Mr. Blathwayte to prepare a royal warrant to take off the respites on Capt. David Loches' Company in Sir John Jacob's Regiment for Nov. and Dec. 1694 and to allow same as by the muster of May 1694; he and his Company having been taken prisoner by the French at Camarets Bay and detained till the November muster. Ibid., p. 34.
Same to Mr. Ryley to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of George Houlder, Spaniel Keeper to Charles II, James II and Queen Mary, praying to enjoy a little house in St. James's Park formerly belonging to the Spaniel Keeper. Ibid.
Same to Capt. Atkinson and Mr. Roop for an account of the accommodation at Harwich for shipping horses. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General concerning Tutchin's complaint against Mr. Castleton, Comptroller of the Penny Post Office. Finding that you put off the hearing on Tutchin's refusing to proceed unless all persons withdrew except your secretary and yourselves, Treasurer Godolphin is of opinion that truth should not be afraid of the light and that a hearing of this matter ought not to be in a clandestine manner. Ibid.
Same to [? the Navy Commissioners] enclosing Richard Hill's answer [missing] to your report on Capt. Upton's petition. On reading said report the Lord Treasurer ordered it to be given to said Hill (one of the Council to the Lord Admiral) "with his Lordship's recommendation for his [Upton's] having the command of such a frigate as you proposed" therein. Ibid., p. 36.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of Arthur Anderson shewing that he has built several salt works but by great losses is incapacitated to carry on: therefore praying some employment in the revenue. Reference Book VII, p. 470.
Same to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of James Vernon proposing his sureties detailed for his office of one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer. Ibid. VIII, p. 1.
June 26.Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of Robert Elliott for employment as a Collector of salt Duties, he being recommended by the Earl of Montagu. Reference Book VIII, p. 1.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Waugh for employment in the Customs.
Richard Marshall's petition for leave to surrender his place of collector Whitehaven port to his kinsman John Fotherby. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Scroop, Visct. Howe for an allowance of 140l. for 2 additional clerks for the comptroll of the Duties on malt, mum, cider and perry from 1701–2 March 9. Ibid., p. 6.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Obadiah Boot of the mines of coal &c. in Alfreton Co. Derby late in the tenure of William Bottes.
Prefixing: particular and ratal of the premises. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 263.
Subscription by same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe dated May 21 for the provision of furniture detailed for the Queen's yacht Queensborough, viz. in the Afterroom or Cabin a bedstead with crimson serge curtains &c.; in the Dining Room two bedsteads with curtains and bedding; in the cabin forwards from the Dining Room two bedsteads without curtains and bedding; a looking glass; 4 crimson serge curtains; 6 cane chairs with serge cushions; a Turkey carpet for the table in the Eating Room; 12 pewter chamber pots; 12 brass candlesticks; 12 pewter basins. Ibid., p. 364.
June 27.Privy seal for 3l. a day to John Wich for his ordinary as Resident with the Hanse Towns. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 395.
Treasurer Godolphin's dormant warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 57l. per an. to Humphrey Fitzherbert as Customer Outwards of Bristol port. Money Book XVI, p. 86.
The like for the fee of 366l. 16s. 8d. per an. to Sir Edmund Turner as Surveyor of the Outports. Ibid., p. 91.
June 28.William Lowndes to the Attorney General to report on the draft new Mint indenture [missing] to be made between the Queen and Mr. Isaac Newton, Master Worker of the Mint. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 38.
June 29.J. Taylor (in the absence of William Lowndes) to the Customs Commissioners enclosing (a) infra. In accordance with Secretary Nottingham's request you are to release said ships and vessels but no men are to be suffered to go on board them except such as came with them.
Appending: an account of French ships and vessels stopped and seized:
in Bristol port: April 28 last the Nonsuch of Chalevette 30 tons, Fra. Brossard master; from Bordeaux detained by order of Council of the 2d. May last:
the Magdalena of Bordeaux, 17 tons, Fra. Jousett master; from Cork to Bilboa: detained by the like order of May 5 last:
in Falmouth port: the Hannah of Bridgwater port, Hezekia Stocker master; with French goods from Nantes to Amsterdam; detained since her coming in here March 14 last. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 35.
June 30.Royal warrant to Christopher Tilson to pay 600l. to Robert Harris "out of the money coming to your hands for arrears of the Land Revenue due at or before Michaelmas 1698: to be as royal bounty in consideration of a promise by Wm. III of a like sum to be paid him out of the same." King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 284.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to take off the respits on Capt. David Loches' Company in Sir John Jacob's Regiment for the months of Nov. and Dec. 1694; they having been taken prisoners at Camarets Bay. Ibid., p. 427.
Treasurer Godolphin's warrant to the Customs Cashier to pay 75l. to Christopher Tilson for 6 months to June 24 inst. for making a particular account of the Customs &c. Money Book XVI, p. 83.
Money warrant for 500l. to Sarah, Countess of Marlborough for June 24 quarter as Groom of the Stole and first Lady of the Bedchamber.
250l. each for same quarter to Mary, Duchess of Ormonde; Juliana, Countess of Burlington; Frances, Countess of Scarborough; Anne, Countess of Abingdon; Ann Charlotte, Lady Frechevill; Lady Henrietta Godolphin; Lady Anne Spencer; Lady Jane Hyde and Rachell, Marchioness of Hartington: also to Lady Charlotte Beverwert (this latter item being dated July 28, her privy seal being dated July 21 and money order dated July 30 hereon): as Ladies of the Bedchamber.
125l. each for same quarter to Agnata Cooper, Margret Feilding, Beata Danvers, Abigaile Hill as Women of the Bedchamber.
75l. each for same quarter to Isabella Wentworth, Jane Kingdon, Anne South, Letitia Frowde, Rosamonda Yardburgh and Mary Stanhope as Maids of Honour. (Money orders dated July 2 hereon.) Ibid., p. 84. Order Book V, p. 374, 385. Disposition Book XVI, p. 73.
Same for 284l. 18s. 0d. to the officers and clerks of the Tally Court for fees on tallies of loan levied and stricken by them without fees between 1701 Sept. 29 and 1702 Easter day. (Money order dated July 2 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 87. Order Book V, p. 374.
Treasurer Godolphin's warrant to the Postmasters General to pay 4700l. to the Duchess of Cleveland for one year to 1700 June 24 on her annuity: (to be by 100l. a week from June 24 last.) Money Book XVI, p. 87. Disposition Book XVI, p. 72.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 212l. 3s. 7d. to Bartholomew Burton for so much expended by him when Cashier of Excise in carrying money to the Mint and the Exchequer between 1696 Dec. 31 and 1697 Dec. 15. Money Book XVI, p. 89.
Same to same to repay the late Land Tax assessments assessed on officers of the Excise of under 100l. per an. salary. Ibid., p. 90.
June 30.Confirmation by Treasurer Godolphin of the warrant of 1701 Oct. 8 for increased allowance to the Customs Cashier for clerks ut supra Treasury Calendar Vol. XVI, p. 371. Money Book XV, pp. 509–10.
Letter of direction for 2000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for Army Contingencies: to be remitted to James Cresset, Envoy in the Court of Hanover, to be employed by him in gratifying the persons concerned in bringing over the Duke of Wolfenbuttle to the interest of the Allies: as by Secretary Hedges' letter of the 27th inst. Disposition Book XVI, p. 70.
Same for 144,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the Subsidies and Land Tax [as by 1 Anne, c. 6]: to be applied as follows:
£
to the head of Wear and Tear for the Course of the Navy to discharge same to about the end of December last90000
for the Course of the Victualling to clear same to about same time54000
£144000
Ibid., p. 72.
Same for 50,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of same: as in further part of 700,000l. for 40,000 men to act in conjunction with the Allies. Ibid., p. 73.
William Lowndes to the Commissioners of the Stables enclosing Philip Ryley's report [missing] of the charge (686l. 8s. 0d.) of fencing in the meads at Hampton Court from the barge way to preserve the Queen's stud there. Is it necessary for the Queen to be at this charge? Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 36.
Same to Lord Halifax [Auditor of the Receipt]. The Lord Treasurer will hear you and the Marquess of Carmarthen to-morrow concerning the office of Auditor of the Receipt. (The like notice to said Marquess.) Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on the enclosed account [missing] of moneys (60l. 16s. 10d.) disbursed by Henry Rippingall for subsisting marines '[sic for mariners] imprested in Norfolk and Norwich. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General. "The Prizes Commissioners want Mr. Ryves whom you recommended to be the Comptroller of the Prize Office." Ibid., p. 37.
Same to Mr. Williams to deliver to Mr. Hooper on behalf of the Irish [Forfeited Lands] Trustees copies of divers Acts of Parliament detailed: viz. the Land Tax [1 Anne, c. 6]; the Act in favour of the Protestant purchasers [1 Anne, c. 26]; the Act for making good the Deficiencies [1 Anne, c. 7]; the Act for stating the debts of the Army and Navy [13–14 Wm. III, c. 1]; the Act for discharging the forfeited tithes from incumbrances [1 Anne, c. 25]. Ibid.
June 30.Same to Mr. Warr for the Attorney General's report on the petition of Thomas Morton and his wife praying for the custody of Margaret James, an idiot, with provision to them out of her estate for her maintenance, Secretary the Earl of Nottingham having this day signified to my Lord Treasurer the Queen's pleasure that an allowance be made to them out of said estate for said purpose. Ibid.
Same to Sir John Leveson Gower [Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster] enclosing the petition of William, Earl of Derby, which the Queen has delivered to my Lord Treasurer but my Lord finds that it relates to an office and other things within the Duchy of Lancaster. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Major William Villiers for 52l. 4s. 0d. for short credit for 72 days from 1 April 1694 to June 11 at 14s. 6d. a day. Ibid., p. 38.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Henry Hayter for reward for his service in paying away near 800,000l. which remained in the hands of Anthony Stephens, late Cashier of the Navy at the time of his death, and returning certificates of the raid payment. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to present Thomas Richards for employment as Surveyor of the Duty on Houses. Ibid., p. 40.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to procure a royal warrant for George Gilliard's half pay from 1698 Aug. 19 to 1699 March 25 at 5s. a day as Deputy Commissary of the Musters to the Marine Regiments of the Marquess of Carmarthen and Sir Cloudesley Shovell. Ibid., p. 47.
Letters patent by Treasurer Godolphin appointing Robert George to be Comptroller of Bridgwater port being the office now held by him. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 197.
Warrant by same to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Bully as surveyor waiter and searcher of Looe port loco Charles Tidcomb, dismissed.
William Harding as riding officer between Fowey and Looe loco said Bully.
John Walky as waiter and searcher at Looe loco Stephen Gillard dismissed.
John Dyer as collector and Customer at Looe loco John Paxton dismissed. Ibid., p. 199.
Treasury reference to the Queen's Remembrancer of the petition of Henry Fern proposing his sureties detailed for his office of Receiver and Cashier of Customs. Reference Book VIII, p. 2.
Same to the [Principal] officers of the Mint of the petition of John Rotier for payment of the arrears of his pension. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests of the petition of the Deputy Chamberlains [of the Receipt] for payment of 178l. 9s. 0d. for joining tallies being at the rate of 2s. per 1000l. paid into the Exchequer. Ibid.
June 30.Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Jennings late Collector of the Excise Duties in Co. Worcester praying that 1500l. lost by returns of moneys may be allowed in his account, he being unable to pay same. Reference Book VIII, p. 2.
Same to the Auditor for Wales of the petition of Griffith Lloyd for a lease for 31 years of "several fee farm rents in Co. Pembroke amounting to about 60l. per an., also of the Castle of Haverford West and part of Carnarvon Castle and lands within the ditches and without the walls thereof at a moderate rent." Ibid., p. 15.
Same of the petition of John Fox for a lease of her Majesty's slaughter house and yard which at his father's charge was made fit for a wood wharf and coal wharf and was taken from him without any crime alleged against him. Ibid., p. 29.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Auditor Shales to take the securitites, detailed, of Robert Gilliver as Receiver of Crown Lands for Co. Derby. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 365.
[?]Letters patent by same constituting Stephen Lilly to be Receiver General of the Post Office, being the office now held by him. Ibid., p. 366.
June 30.Warrant by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to take Sir Christopher Musgrave's securities detailed for his office of one of four Tellers of the Receipt in the place of Guy Palmes. (Warrant by same to the Lord Chief Baron to swear said Musgrave into said office.) Ibid., p. 367.
Same by same to the Receipt to transfer the cash of the said Palmes to the other Tellers or any of them. Ibid., p. 368.
Same by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the securities detailed of Walter Whitfield as Paymaster of the six Marine Regiments. Ibid., pp. 368–9.
Same by same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for a particular of the Barge House belonging to the Company of Merchant Taylors erected before 1660 in the waste of the Manor of Kennington: all in order to a fresh lease thereof to said Company.
Prefixing: said Surveyor's report on said Company's petition for same. Ibid., p. 372.
Same to same for a same of the decayed cottages at Trematon and Saltash in order to a lease thereof to Henry Stephens and James Buller, ut supra, p. 188, under date April 9.
Prefixing: Surveyor General's report on the petition for same. Ibid., p. 374.
[?]Entry of Treasury signature of the docquet of a lease to Obadiah Boot of premises ut supra p. 270. Ibid., p. 375.