Treasury Warrants
July 1702, 6-10


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'Treasury Warrants: July 1702, 6-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 282-297. URL: Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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July 1702, 6-10

July 6.Royal letters patent constituting Marmaduke Gwyn Esq. to be Second Judge of the Counties of Carnarvon, Anglesea and Merioneth. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 392.
Royal warrant to Sir Edward Northey to discharge John Russell of the fine of 256l. 4s. 0d. set on him in the Exchequer in Trinity term 1701 for transporting wool: he being quite unable to pay. Ibid., p. 402.
Money order for 10l. to John Low for 1702 June 24 quarter for locking up the money &c. in the Receipt.
50l. to Salathiell Lovell for 1702 Easter term as one of the Justices at Chester.
125l. to Sir Joseph Jekyll for Easter term as Chief Justice of at Chester.
5l. to John Broadhurst for 1702 June 24 quarter as Porter at the Exchequer Gate. Order Book V, pp. 376, 377, 379, 381.
William Lowndes to Mr. Borrett to defray the charges of prosecuting some notorious coiners in Co. Yorks. and other northern Counties; as desired by Sir John Stanley, Warden of the Mint. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 40.
Same to the Taxes Commissioners [the Commissioners for Assessment but probably in erratum for the Receiver General of Taxes] for the [Royal] Household to pay in to the Exchequer all receipts upon account of taxes for the late King's Household. Ibid.
Treasury reference to Mr. Ryley, the Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, of the petition of John Drew for payment of 85l. for work done in the Old Park and other places at Richmond. Reference Book VIII, p. 6.
July 7.Letter of direction for 9244l. 4s. 6d. to Lord Edward Russell for half a year's wages due in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber to the servants of the late King viz. to 1700 Xmas.
Appending: list of said servants.£s.d.
Serjeant Trumpeter50
Master of the Music100
25 musicians [not named] at 20l. each500
Falconers (11, detailed) Serjeant Russell 68l.; Conway 40l.; Nicholas Poole 25l.; Francis Poole 25l.; Silvester 25l.; Croets, Webb, Rives, Polton senr., Polton junr., each 22l. 10s. 0d.; Garrell, 12l. 10s. 0d.308
Pensionary Falconers (5, detailed) Bradfort, Colvert, Smith, Prettyman, Preston, each 10l.50
Thomas Herbert, clock maker100
Mr. Francfort, Yeoman of the Jewel House5376
Mr. Yardley, Groom of the Jewel House
Mr. Harvey for 3 foresters in Waltham Forest1850
the mole taker4010
the rat killer2418
2 coffer bearers2776
14 Grooms of the Great Chamber 14l. 5s. 8½d. each1991911
39 messengers of the Chamber each 22l. 10s. 0d., Collins having been already paid for this half year877100
2 clerks of the cheque [to the Messengers of the Chamber]49176
Officers and Yeomen of the Guard2775
Hangers, Ushers, Bedgoers, and Robegoers 5l. each90
2 pensionary yeomen, Cooke and Smith1500
the Groom Porter275
the executors of Benj. Cooling4910
the theatre keeper15
Kidwell, the pensionary footman20
Yeoman of the Revels23510
Capt. Saunders3368
Charles Cooling926
Treasurer of the Chamber15708
Mr. Chudleigh, Comptroller75
Peircy Kirke325
Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Hampton Court100
Mr. Pawlet2776
Mr. English125
Mr. Marriot100
Mr. Hall80
Mr. Hume115
Mr. Chase65
Mr. Taylor65
Mr. Smith50
Mr. Heron50
Mr. Sewell50
Mr. Hume, Wardrobe at St. James's55
Mr. Van Huls80
Housekeeper at Richmond39
Physitians: Dr. Hutton, 200l.; Sir Tho. Millington, 150l.; Dr. Lawrence, 125l.; Dr. Harrell, 109l. 10s. 0d.; Dr. Harris, 125l.; Sir Richard Blackmore, 100l.809100
Mr. Rottermondt18626
Mr. Roujat158176
Dr. Guardiner140
Keeper of the Pictures50
2 barbers each 85l.170
repairer of the bridges10
the locksmith926
Sir Godfrey Kneller100
the pond keeper15
Mr. Lowman75
the Master of the Harriers150
48 watermen and 11 pensionary watermen [not named]9239
Disposition Book XVI, p. 77–8.
July 7.Letter of direction for 1500l. to Mr. Lowndes for Secret Service. Disposition Book XVI, p. 79.
Same for 1000l. to Sir Thomas Littleton out of loans in the Exchequer on the Subsidy [1 Anne c. 6]: to satisfy 2 bills of exchange payable to Gilbert Heathcot drawn from Jamaica for the service of the Sick and Wounded there: to be placed to the head of wages to seamen. Ibid.
William Lowndes to Sir Edward Seymore. You recommended Nicholas Wood for the Receivership of Taxes for part of Devon. He is in arrear a great sum viz. 5000l. on last year's Land Tax. The Lord Treasurer desires you to advise Wood to pay said money into Exchequer. Out Letters (General) XVII, pp. 40, 42.
Same to Sir Thomas Cuddon. In an account of the last 3s. Aid you appear in arrear 15774l. as Receiver thereof for London, Westminster and Middlesex. You are to give my Lord the details of the Wards, Divisions and parishes on which the said arrears stand due. Ibid., p. 40.
Same to the Agents for Taxes. The late Treasury Lords took notice that all or most of the Receivers of Land Tax in England and Wales were greatly behind in their accounts and they had good reason to believe that in many cases the same was collected and received by persons from whom no security had been taken or to whom no commission had been granted; in particular as to the profits of the late Lord Preston's estate. In my letter of 1700 July 10 Tr. Cal. XV p. 410 I sent you several accounts, certificates &c. for you to apply yourselves thereto diligently to enforce due accounting for same by Distringas &c. The Lord Treasurer confirms the said directions and you are to lay before him an account of your proceedings therein. Ibid., pp. 41–2.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners. Hasten your report as to the usefulness of a riding Com[missioner] for Stamp Duties. Ibid., p. 42.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to give Peter Ernes some better employment than a tidewaiter which he is too weak to discharge by reason of the ill usuage he had whilst he was a slave in Barbary. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to forbear process against Mr. Appreece till Oct. 10 next, he being upon the sale of his estate to pay his debt. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Shales to attend the Attorney General with the liber arreragiorum in the case of Marriot and Daniel who pretend to discover some estates concealed from the Crown. Ibid., p. 43.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the discoveries pretended to be made by the abovesaid Mr. Marriot and Mr. Daniell viz. of concealed lands. Ibid., p. 44.
July 7.Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Lord High Admiral for applying to the head of wages 13,600l. now in the hands of the Navy Treasurer for half pay to Flag Officers. Ibid.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren to report on the petition [missing] of John Taylor, the engine keeper at Windsor, for renewing his warrant of his said place. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Richard Acton for what is due to him for clothing Col. Collingwood's Regiment when ordered to the West Indies. Ibid., p. 45.
Treasury reference to the Queen's Remembrancer of the memorial of Stephen Lilly proposing his securities, detailed, for his place as Receiver General of the Post Office Revenue. Reference Book VII, p. 470.
William Lowndes to Mr. Williams to deliver for the use of the Secretary at War's Office 50 copies of the Act against Mutiny, 200 copies of the Articles of War and 100 Books of Exercise. Reference Book VIII, p. 6.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Mary Williamson, widow of Ralph Williamson late Receiver General for Co. Yorks., for repayment of 75l. 3s. 5d. overpaid on her late husband's account of the Duty on Marriages &c. Co. Yorks. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Sir Thomas Bellot shewing that his father was a surety for Morgan Whitley, late Receiver for Cheshire and North Wales, for taxes 1693–5; praying that the surplus of 182l. 6s. 3½d. and 1475l. 2s. 11d. on said Whitley's accounts for 1693 and 1694 respectively may be transferred to his account for 1695. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Joseph Chapman shewing that he sold some wool to one White and one Smith who exported same; whereupon the Customs officers have brought informations against petitioner. Ibid., p. 7.
July 8.Royal sign manual dormant for 1000l. per an. to Charlotte, Lady Beverwert as a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen: as from March 25 last. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 272.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to John Ball of the office of Surveyor or Clerk of the Works within the Honor and Castle of Windsor; being the office he now holds. Ibid., p. 366.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or pension of 400l. to William Brockett; out of the revenues of the Post Office. Ibid.
July 8.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Sir Algernon May of an annuity of 250l. out of First Fruits as lately granted to him by Wm. III as compensation for his office of Keeper of Records in the Towers and further for an annuity, fee or salary of 250l. to William Petyt out of the like revenues for his office of Keeper of the said Records; the profits of said office having been reduced to less than sufficient to bear the necessary charge thereof since the taking away of the Court of Wards and Liveries. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 367–8.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Sir Roger Mostyn of the office of Constable of Flint Castle and Keeper of the Gaol of the Castle of Flint &c. ut supra Tr. Cal. XVI, p. 320. Ibid., p. 368.
Same to same for a same for grants to William Wekett, Joseph Richards, John Barrett and Samuel Clark of the office of the four Messengers in Ordinary of the Receipt of the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 369.
Same to same for a same for a grant to John, Earl of Carbery, of the offices of Chamberlain of Brecon and of the counties of Brecon, Radnor and Glamorgan and likewise of the office of steward and keeper of the courts of the manors and lands &c. of Mallaen, Cayo, Mabelview, Mabedrud, Maenordeilo [Manordilo], Kethinock and the forest of Glyncothy [Glyn-cothi] and Pennant in Co. Carmarthen and of steward and bailiff of the manors &c. of the late dissolved monastery of Talley in Co. Carmarthen; and likewise of Steward and Keeper of the Courts Leet of the manors &c. of Mavon alias Mavonion, Gwynionedd ucharden alias Gwinionedd Youcharden, Iscoed-Isherwin, Glenerglya, Blaen Arrian [Blaenaeron], Silian and Talisarn-Green [Talsarn] in Co. Cardigan; all as granted to John Lord Vaughan, Earl of Carbury 9 Aug. 1689.
Appending: constats of the said offices. Ibid., pp. 370–3.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for 570l. 5s. 0d. per an. to Gilbert, Bishop of Sarum, Chancellor of the Order of the Garter, for the support of the said Order. Ibid., pp. 373–4.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a privy seal to discharge the baronet fee of 1095l. due from Sir Thomas Winford. (Privy seal dated Nov. 13 hereon.) (Treasurer Godolphin's warrant dated Dec. 17 hereon to the Receipt for said discharge accordingly.) Ibid., pp. 374, 478. Money Book XVI, p. 222.
Same to same for a great seal for a grant to Thomas Walker of the office of Housekeeper of the Queen's house at Newmarket as amply &c. as he or Elizabeth his late wife or any other have held same. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 374.
Same to same for a same to re-grant to Philip Bertie the office of Auditor of the Duchy of Cornwall. Ibid., p. 375.
July 8.Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity of 100l. to Dr. John Wallis and William Blencowe his grandson as granted by William III from Xmas 1699 for the said Wallis's services in instructing his nephew in the art of decyphering. Ibid., pp. 375–6.
Same to same for a same dormant for 200l. per an. to the Bishop of Chester for the four Queen's Preachers in Lancashire: to be payable out of the rent payable by Thomas Preston for the dissolved monastery in Furness. Ibid., p. 379.
Same to the Attorney General for a great seal to renew to the Earl of Holderness his patent as bailiff of the Franchise and Liberty of Richmond, Co. Yorks. and Steward of the said Liberty with power to return writs, precepts and warrants within the said Liberty and Franchise; and the Office of Steward of the Forest of Richmond and Master Keeper or Chief Keeper of the said Forest; and also the office of Constable or Keeper of Middleham Castle, Co. Yorks. with the fee of 50l. 6s. 4d. per an. and all other perquisites and profits of the said offices: he to render to the Auditor of the said County a yearly account of the fines and amerciaments of the tenants and of the profits of the Courts within the said Liberties and Franchises. Ibid., p. 380.
Royal warrant dormant for 100l. per an. to Grinling Gibbons for looking after, cleansing and repairing the carved work within Windsor Castle. (Treasurer Godolphin's dormant warrant dated July 17 hereon accordingly to William Roberts, Receiver of the Honor of Windsor with a later order of renewal dated 1710 Oct. 26.) Ibid., p. 382. Money Book XVI, p. 105.
Royal sign manual for 190l. to Robert Harley, late Speaker of the House of Commons, for 38 days allowance at 5l. a day viz. from 1702 May 5 to July 2. (Money warrant dated July 14 hereon.) (Money order dated July 18 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 383. Money Book XVI, p. 101. Order Book V, 381. Disposition Book XVI, p. 88.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to constitute Edward Wharton as Receiver General of the Hackney Coaches revenue; being a re-grant of his present office. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 383.
Same to same for a great seal for a grant to Scroop, Visct. How of the office of Comptroller of Excise. (In the margin: the letters patent bear date 21 July 1702.) Ibid., p. 384.
[?]Establishment, detailed, under the royal sign manual for half pay to the reformed officers of the Regiments of Horse of Col. Harvey and Lord Windsor: to commence as from May 1st last. (Total 143l. 12s. 6d. per month): viz. as follows
per diem.
Co. Harvey's Regiment.£s.d.
Major John Petry99
Capt. Thomas Stanwix70
Lieut. Richard Jefferys50
Lieut. Anthony Bartlemy50
Lieut. Edward Cockran50
Lieut. John Gumbleton50
Lieut. Henry Townsend50
Cornet Francis Forrester46
Cornet Francis Najaron46
Cornet John Seagrave46
Cornet Edmund Smith46
Adjutant Grandprey as Quarter Master30
Quarter Master John Drake30
Quarter Master John Moret30
Lord Windsor's Regiment.
Capt. Samuell Shute70
Lieut. Thomas Dove50
Cornet Thomas Newell46
Cornet Thomas Leigh46
Quarter Master Pool30
Quarter Master David Lawrence30
Capt. Stanwix being to be paid to the 24th May last and no longer, so much less than his pay is to be remitted to Holland from that time. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 385.
July 8.Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Treasury for 423l. to Richard Warr Esq. late Secretary of the Embassy in Holland: viz. 263l. for 263 days 1701 Sept. 26 to 1702 June 16 (the day of his return into the presence) and 160l. for a bill of extraordinaries in his said employ.
Appending: copy of said bill.£
for lodging for 7 months100
for mourning upon the death of the late King James and William III40
for the charge of my return to England20
(Money warrant dated July 15 hereon.) (Money order dated July 23 hereon.) Ibid., p. 386. Order Book V, p. 383.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to re-grant to Ellis Meredith the office of Keeper of the Original Seal for the Counties of Denbigh and Montgomery commonly called the office or place of Chamberlain or Cursitor for making out all Original Writs within the said Counties. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 387.
July 8.Royal sign manual for 2000l. to Guy Palmes, late one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer; as royal bounty towards the loss he sustained through Rob[ert] Presgrave, late one of his clerks. (Money warrant dated July 17 hereon.) (Money order dated July 23 hereon.) Ibid., p. 387. Money Book XVI, p. 106. Order Book V, p. 382.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for 500l. per an. to Sir Joseph Jekyl, Chief Justice of Chester, as an augmentation of his salary. (The privy seal bears date 1702 July 15.) (Money warrant dormant dated July 29 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 388.
Same to same for a same for 50l. per an. to a Protestant minister for the English Church in Philadelphia and 30l. per an. to a schoolmaster there, as by the late King's privy seal dated 1701–2 Jan. 31: to be paid by the collector of Customs within the Provinces of Pennsylvania, the County of Newcastle and the Lower Counties upon Delaware River out of the Duty of 1d. per pound of exported tobacco. (Treasurer Godolphin's dormant warrant dated July 21 to the Customs Commissioners to pay same. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated July 15.) Ibid., p. 389. Money Book XVI, p. 115.
Royal sign manual for 2000l. to Casper Frederick Henning: without account: for so much intended for him by the late King out of the Privy Purse. (Money warrant dated July 17 hereon.) (Money order dated July 22 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 389. Money Book XVI, p. 389. Order Book V, p. 380.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for the transfer to Charles Bertie Esq. Treasurer of the Ordnance, of the tallies and orders amounting to 33,506l. 3s. 11d. remaining in the hands of Harry Mordaunt, late Treasurer of the Ordnance.
Appending: detailed account of said tallies as at 30 June 1702. (Treasurer Godolphin's warrant dated July 17 hereon to said Mordaunt to pay same over to Bertie.) King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 390–1. Money Book XVI, p. 103.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to renew Thomas Pennyman's patent as Receiver General of Stamps. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 393.
Same to the Treasury for 4545l. to the Commissioners for Trade (4000l.) their secretary and clerks (545l.) for salaries for half a year to 1701 Lady day. (From the money orders dated July 22 it appears that the 4000l. is for the Commissioners for the half year to 1700 Sept. 29; and the 545l. is for the office for the half year ended 1701 Lady day. Compare the money warrants already authorised 1701–2 Feb. 3 supra p. 137.) Ibid., p. 394. Order Book V, p. 381.
Royal sign manual for 5000l. to Henry D' Nassau, Seigneur D' Auverquere, late Master of the Horse to Wm. III as imprest for the debts of the late King's stables. (Money warrant dated July 17 hereon.) (Money order dated July 23 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 394. Order Book V, p. 382.
July 8.Royal sign manual for 1687l. 12s. 6d. to the Lottery Pensioners, viz. Eleanor Needham and 14 other items detailed for 1¼ years each to 1701 Xmas on their respective sums: as royal bounty. (The list of pensions is identical with that supra Tr. Cal. XVI p. 422 save for the omission here of the names of Susanna Leighton and Capt. Watkinson.) (Money warrant dated July 21 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 15 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 396. Money Book XVI, p. 113. Order Book V, p. 406.
Royal warrant to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction upon record of a fine of 411l. set upon John Johnson in the Exchequer in May 1700 for transporting wool: being convicted upon the sole evidence of Christopher Turner and being in very low circumstances with a wife and 5 small children. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 401.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Guy Palmes of an annuity of 1000l. out of the Post Office. (Dormant Treasury warrant dated Aug. 11 hereon. This warrant quotes the great seal as dated August 4.) Ibid., p. 405. Money Book XVI, p. 135.
Same to same for a same to re-grant to Sir Basil Dixwell the office of Auditor of Excise. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 406–7.
Royal sign manual for 9870l. 1s. 6d. to Charles Shales, goldsmith, for gold works, gilt and white plate &c. (not detailed) delivered into the Jewel Office for the late King between 1701 March 25 and 1701–2 Jan. 31. Ibid., p. 409.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a re-grant to the Duke of Bolton of the office of Bailiff of Burley in New Forest &c. Ibid., pp. 410–1.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Marmaduke Bealing of the office of Register of ships' entries in London port loco John Cook (deceased) and Daniel Ford (now surrendered) thereto appointed 1674–5 Feb. 5. Ibid., pp. 418–9.
Same to Sir Edward Northey, Attorney General, to discharge the penalty of 300l. imposed on Roger Pilcher in the Exchequer Court in Michaelmas term 1700 for exporting wool: he being reduced to great straits. Ibid., p. 438.
Same to same to acknowledge satisfaction on record of the fine of 200l. set on Henry Pike, late purser of the man of war Dover, for running a parcel of linen cloth: it appearing that same was brought from Guernsey or Jersey by the positive orders of Capt. Cross Commander of said ship. Ibid., p. 553.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Michael Baker senr. and Michael Baker his son of the office of Marshal of the Marshalsea of the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 444.
Money warrant for 2000l. to Treasurer Godolphin for 1702 June 24 quarter's salary. (Money order dated July 11 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 92. Order Book V, p. 379.
July 8.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 62l. 6s. 8d. per an to Daniel Lawrence as Customer of Petty Customs London port. Money Book XVI, p. 92.
Money order for 2l. 3s. 3¼d. to Richard Bokenham, sheriff [of Co. Suffolk for 1695] for his surplusage occasioned by the arrest of Thomas Stathon and John Young 2 clippers of the coin ut supra Tr. Cal. XV, p. 194. Order Book V, p. 381.
Letter of direction for 94,470l. 0s. 10d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the Subsidy and Land Tax [as by 1 Anne c. 6]: as in part of 145,017l. 9s. 0d. by the privy seal see supra p. 274–5 under date July 1: which sum is by the Votes of the House of Commons of 10 Feb. last to be particularly applied as follows:
towards 200,000 Rix dollars in full of all sums stipulated by the Treaty with the King of Denmark dated 1696 Dec. 3 and the Treaty of 1701 June 15.
towards 75,000 Rix dollars for the late King's [Wm. III] share of 2 quarters' subsidy ended 1701 Dec. 16 under the Treaty of 1701 June 15.
towards 257,870 Rix dollars for levy money for the Danish Troops received into the said late King's pay according to the said Treaty.
towards 87,596 Rix dollars for the ordinary pay of the said Troops to 1701 Dec. 20.
towards 17,500 Rix dollars for 6 months' interest of 700,000 Rix dollars borrowed by the said late King for making good the treaties entered into with the Kings of Denmark and Sweden.
towards 6556 Rix dollars for the transport of the troops from Gluckstadt to Zwoll and of the sick and baggage thence to the respective quarters with the demurrage of the ships and for provisions and other contingent disbursements.
Disposition Book XVI, p. 79.
William Lowndes to the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Serjeant Whitaker for leave to surrender his office of Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer Court to his son. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 43.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Michaell Studholm, Andrew Lawrence and Cha. Parry relating to the office of Keeper and Guide of her Majesty's Roads, now enjoyed by the said Studholme; to which the said Lawrence and Parry lay claim. Ibid., p. 45.
Same to Lionell Herne to report whether the following moneys were left in your hands by Mr. Barth. Burton at the time you succeeded him as first clerk in the office of Mr. Howard, late Teller of the Exchequer; being sums not demanded or belonging to persons not known.
Appending: list of said moneys (6 items detailed: total 464l. 13s. 8d.). Ibid., p. 46.
July 8.Treasurer Godolphin's warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Ford as a watchman in fee London port loco Tobias Philpott deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 202.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis Partis of Newcastle-on-Tyne praying that the allowance due to him on tobacco re-exported may be set against his debt of 1100l. on tobacco bonds. Reference Book VIII, p. 7.
Same to same of the petition of Elizabeth Molinier shewing that her husband was a private gentleman of the Guards for many years and died at Rossclar [Rotselaer] Camp in Flanders; that he was prevailed with by his correspondent in Holland to receive a parcel of Dutch silk packed in some planks which were seized by one Bazangell and condemned: therefore praying leave to enter said silks on satisfying the officer: as she is quite innocent. Ibid.
Same to John Baker of the petition of Richard Webb shewing that he was convicted in Easter term 1701 for transporting wool and fined 3d. per pound on 22,520 pound weight: that by sale of all he has in the world he has compounded with the informer and is forced to abscond and his family reduced to a starving condition: therefore praying remission of the Queen's moiety. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for process against the following Receivers General of Taxes for arrears on their accounts viz.:
Thomas Seyliard, Receiver for Co. Cambridge.
Richard Tregear, Receiver for Co. Cornwall.
Thomas Brougham, Receiver of Cos. Westmorland and Cumberland.
Roberts [Robert] Peters, Receiver for Co. Hertford.
William Kent, Receiver for Co. Lancs.
Geo. Hosier, Receiver for Co. Salop.
Samuel Pacey, Receiver for Co. Suffolk.
Thomas Albert, Receiver for Co. Worcester.
Geo. Howell, Receiver for South Wales.
Thomas Lloyd, Receiver for Chester and North Wales for the Duties on Houses &c.
Robert Burridge and Hinman, [sic ? for Nicholas Elwill] Receiver for Co. Devon, for the Duties on Houses &c.
Nath. Rich, Receiver for Co. Essex, for the Duties on Houses &c.
John Parran and [John] Mason, Receiver for Co. Oxford, for the Duties on Houses &c.
William Green, Receiver for Co. Stafford, for the Duties on Houses &c.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 378.
Royal warrant to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to allow to Brigadier Selwin's Regiment the 1000l. charged on them for provisions furnished them at their embarcation from Ireland for the West Indies: by reason that during the war all provisions delivered to the Forces that were transported to foreign parts were given [free] to the Regiments and not charged to their accounts. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 218.
July 8.Same to same to allow to Col. Brudenall's Regiment 73l. 10s. 1d. for items, detailed, of subsistence and exchange; which are reasonable to be allowed them. Ibid., pp. 218–9.
Same to same to pay 280l. per an. to the Marshal of the Four Courts in Dublin as from June 24 last as a reasonable encouragement for the very great hazard he runs in the execution of his place. Ibid., pp. 220–1.
Same to same for a great seal, Ireland, to re-grant to William Burgh his office of Comptroller General and Accomptant General Ireland. Ibid., pp. 221–2.
Same to same to pay 757l. 17s. 5¼d. to the Earl of Drogheda for an arrear due to his Regiment at its disbandment in April 1698 "the men then completely clothed and satisfaction made to the undertakers that furnished them [the clothing] by assignment on 18 months' offreckonings ending the 1st Oct. 1697" to which date the Regiment was cleared: which offreckonings to the said time of disbandment came to said sum and are detained in the hands of the Paymaster General of Ireland. Ibid., p. 222.
July 9.Royal letters patent constituting John Tucker as Keeper of the Paper Office at Whitehall now reduced into the form of a library within Whitehall Palace, as well the papers heretofore in the custody of Sir Thomas Lake and the papers of Robert, late Earl of Salisbury and of Sir Joseph Williamson as of such other papers as have been or shall be delivered into the said Library by any other Secretaries of State: all as amply as Sir Thomas Lake, Sir William Boswell, Thomas Raymond or Sir Joseph Williamson. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 449.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the inhabitants of Westminster praying relief in the matter of the great credit they have given to the out pensioners of Chelsea Hospital. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 44.
July 10 and 22.Treasurer Godolphin's warrant dormant to the Receiver General for Co. Lancs. of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages &c. to pay 60l. per an. salary to John Dew as Surveyor of said Duties.
The like letters to the Receivers General of same for the respective Counties and places as follows to pay salaries as follows
William Palmer as Surveyor of same for Co. Suffolk; 80l. per an. salary.
John Duncomb as Surveyor of same for London, Westminster and Middlesex; 60l. per an. salary.
Nicho Jeffery as Surveyor of same for Co. Somerset; 80l. per an. salary.
John Meredith as Surveyor of same for Cos. Denbigh and Flint; 60l. per an. salary. Money Book XVI, p. 25.
July 10.Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the 1702 June 24 quarter's salary bill detailed of the Excise Office: total 5938l. 8s. 6d.
The like of the Salt Office, detailed: total 260l. 6s. 3¼d. Ibid., pp. 93–6, 96–7.
July 10.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint, to pay to Ralph Leeke and Samuell Walford, late Melters [respectively] of the Mints at Bristol and Exeter, 140l. each for making up the sweep of the first melting; and 50l. more each for extraordinary charges in buying charcoal; and 33l. 7s. 6d. more to said Leeke for melting pots and other utensils provided at his own cost for the use of the Bristol Mint.
Prefixing: report dated 1701–2 March 18 from Isaac Newton on the petition of said Leeke and Walford. Money Book XVI, pp. 98–99.
Money warrant dormant for 80l. per an. to Roger Millart, clerk to the Agent for Taxes; 60l. per an. thereof for salary for himself and 20l. per an. thereof for a messenger. Ibid., p. 99.
Treasurer Godolphin's allowance of the 1702 June 24 quarter's salary bill and detailed incidents bill of the Stamp Office: totals 1417l. 15s. 6d. and 972l. 1s. 8¼d. respectively. Ibid., p. 99a.
July 10 and 18.Warrants dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 12l. per an. to William Draper as searcher of Hull port.
12l. per an. as same to George Slee as searcher, Lynn Regis port.
16l. 13s. 4d. per an. to Henry Segar as Comptroller of Hull port.
62l. 13s. 4d. to Cha. Seager as Customer of Southampton port. Money Book XVI, pp. 99, 99b.
July 10.Money warrant for 233l. 15s. 0¼d. to John Shorter for an overpayment in his account as sheriff of Surrey for the year ended 1700 Michaelmas; occasioned by payments to John Connell et al for the arrest of Richard Lowton alias Country Dick, Edward Edwards, Ralph Bridger, Thomas Goodman, Christopher Reynolds, John Shovell and Thomas Pearce, robbers on the highway. (Money order dated Aug. 5 hereon.) Ibid., p. 100. Order Book V, p. 393.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to increase the wages to the masters and crew, detailed, of each of the pacquett boats employed in carrying the mails between England and Holland during the present war: viz. to a total of 48l. per month salary for each boat: being the allowance made during the late war. Money Book XVI, p. 101.
Same to same for additional salaries as follows to clerks &c. in the Post Office at Dublin: as from Xmas last: on their petition: viz. 10l. per an. additional to Thomas Collett, Comptroller and assistant; 10l. per an. additional to the Alphabet Keeper and Clerk of the Munster Road; 60l. per an. additional to the 6 clerks or letter carryers. Ibid., p. 102.
Same to William Paul, lessee and assignee of the Prizage and Butlerage of England under Sir William Waller late Farmer thereof (under the lease made by James I thereof to Sir Thomas Waller), to pay 500l. per an. to the Duke of Northumberland as by the grant of Charles II in 1673 to Visct. Grandison and Edward Villiers in trust for said Duke. Ibid.
July 10.Money warrant for 150l. to Henry Baker for 3 quarters to June 24 last on his allowance of 200l. per an. as Treasury Solicitor. Ibid., p. 111.
Order by Treasurer Godolphin renewing the money order of Feb. 20 last to John Taylor ut supra p. 138. Order Book V. p. 378.
For the confirmation of the money warrant for 395l. 2s. 3d. to Thomas Matthews see supra Tr. Cal. XVI, p. 419. Ibid., p. 337.
Letter of direction for 20,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the Subsidies and Land Tax [as by 1 Anne c. 6]: in further part of 2,080,000l. [for the Navy]: and to be applied to satisfying bills of exchange, Short Allowance Money, Necessary Money to pursers and other contingencies. Disposition Book XVI, p. 80.
Same for 3000l. to Mr. Cha. Johnson in part of 10,000l. for the Stables: out of Civil List moneys. Ibid., p. 82.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to insert in your next memorial [for money for the Forces] what remains due to Lord Lucas for fire and candle for the garrison in the Tower to June 24 last. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 45.
Same to the Old East India Company to comply with the direction of the Act for the Union of the two Companies viz. for the delivery of 494¼ tons saltpetre yearly (in the proportions of 78¾ tons from you and 415½ tons from the New Company). (The like letter to the New East India Company for the corresponding figure.) Ibid., p. 46.
Same to Mr. Wise for an estimate for the expense of the royal Gardens; the Queen having declared her pleasure that same shall be restrained. Ibid., p. 47.
Same to Mr. Sturt to attend the Lord Treasurer about your account as late Cashier of the Victualling. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to despatch Lord Orford's [Navy] accounts now lying before you. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Majors to the 2 Regiments of Foot Guards relating to the allowance for fire and candle. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Cox as Comptroller of Lynn Regis port.
Charles Best as one of the Customers of Hull port.
William Veel, a Comptroller of Sandwich port.
John Waring as searcher of Chester port, Beaumaris and Liverpool. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 191.
Same to same to discharge Elizabeth Storey, widow of Samuell Storey merchant, of the 234l. 6s. 0d. balance of the said Samuel's debt of 1377l. 9s. 0d. on Customs bonds: she being an object of compassion with 8 children and being within the benefit of the Act of 7 and 8 Wm. III [c. 12, for relief of poor prisoners for debt &c.] for compounding her husband's debt. (A similar warrant dated 1702 Aug. 18 for discharging another bond of 39l. 1s. 8d. due from same.) Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 204.
July 10.Letters patent by same constituting Isaac Cook to be Comptroller of Ipswich port, being the post now held by him. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Stamps Commissioners to employ — Nicholls in their Office; he having served the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber ever since the reign of Charles II. Reference Book VIII, p. 8.
Treasury reference to the Attorney General of the petition of Thomas Husband for a lease of a small estate in Co. Salop of the value of 30l. per an. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Downton Curtis for a new lease on surrender of the farm called Widcombe Co. Somerset. Ibid., p. 9.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Charles Conolly for discharge of his 100l. debt for Customs, he being very poor. Ibid., p. 11.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Sir Thomas Cuddon proposing his securities, detailed, as Receiver General for the Duties on Marriages and on Houses for London, Westminster and Middlesex. Ibid., p. 3.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Auditor Henry Shales to take the securities, detailed, of William Roberts as Receiver of the Land Revenue for Cos. Oxford and Berks, and of the revenue of Windsor [Castle and Honor]. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 378.
Same by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of William Glanville for his office of Receiver of First Fruits. Ibid., p. 379.
[?][? Confirmation by same] of a warrant dated 1701–2 Jan. 31 from the Treasury Lords to Auditor Done for passing the accounts of William Hoare et al., Commissioners for coining Farthings and Half pence of Tin, upon the single oath of Andrew Corbett, one of the said Commissioners; in regard that James Hoare is dead and Thomas Povey is superannuated and is withdrawn many miles from London: (total charge 18,548l. 6s. 8¾d.: total discharge 18,418l. 1s. 0½d.) Ibid.
July 10.Letters patent by same constituting John Parkhurst and John Pascall to sue and recover arrears of prizes, being a renewal of their patent of 1699 June 10. In the margin: Treasurer Godolphin's appointment dated 1703 May 19 of said Parkhurst to act alone herein: the said Paschall having withdrawn himself. Ibid., p. 380.
July 10Same by same constituting Charles Boyle as Receiver in the Alienation Office, being the renewal of his constitution dated 1699 Oct. 18. Ibid., pp. 381, 434.
Same by same re-constituting Thomas Webb as Clerk of the Entries in the Alienation Office for the entering of all Writs of Covenant and Writs of Entré concerning lands &c. Ibid., p. 382.
Warrant by same to Auditor Henry Shales to take the securities, detailed, of John Duncomb as Receiver of Land Revenues for Cos. Beds. and Bucks. Ibid.
Same by same [to the Auditors of Imprests] to pass the account of the Censors of the College of Physicians in London for moneys received by them from William Harbord, late Paymaster of the Forces in Ireland, for the buying and providing of medicines, drugs and utensils for the use of the said Forces and Hospital there in 1689 and 1690: all with the exception of the last item of 20l. for fees and charges in passing the account.
Prefixing: said account in detail: total charge 2103l. 13s. 2d.: total discharge 2185l. 10s. 11d. (including payments to Francis Dandridge, Christopher Todd, Samuell Heather, Isaac Teal, George Wright, Thomas Jones, Daniell Malthus, Richard Chapman, John Price and Stephen Haskett, all apothecaries: to Gabriell Smith, John Owen, John Coningsby, Edward Sheppard druggists; Stephen Haskett and others for spreading knives, spatulas, cloth, paper, mortars, pestles, scales, weights &c.; Leonard Fitchen for alembock for the Hospital in Ireland. Ibid., pp. 385–6.
Approval by same of the establishment, detailed, of the Office of Prizes including the Principal Commissioners, the Sub Commissioners at Dover, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Bristol, Hull; &c. (total establishment 8600l. per an.) Ibid., p. 415.
Commission by same to John Duncomb as a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages loco Waties Corbet.
John Dew as a same loco John Durden. Ibid., p. 256.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Visct. Blessington relating to his claim to a waste plot of ground which is used as a parade for the soldiers in garrison at Limerick. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 220.