Treasury Warrants
August 1702, 1-15

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'Treasury Warrants: August 1702, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 318-330. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87378 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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August 1702, 1-15

Aug. 1.Letter of direction for 6083l. 14s. 10½d. to the Navy Treasurer: out of Civil List moneys: to be paid over to Richard Povey, Treasurer for Sick and Wounded: to be in part of the Queen's donative of 100,000l. for this year. (William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners dated August 4 to pay same for the quarters and cure of Sick and Wounded as follows: observing therein the Treasury rules of 1700 Oct. 2 and 25 and 1700–1 Jan. 24.
£s.d.
at Portsmouth, Gosport and Districts3433119
Plymouth and District4435
Falmouth43160
Dartmouth72478
Weymouth49132
Bideford4140
Pembroke1535
Bristol41134
Taunton1000
Shoreham674
Ipswich1368
Harwich95168
Yarmouth56112
Hull1368
Newcastle116134
Liverpool26134
Guernsey, Jersey and Scilly768173
Ireland219178
£60831410½
Disposition Book XVI, pp. 89, 90.
Aug. 4.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receiver General of the Duties on Houses for Co. Southampton to pay 80l. per an. salary to Phillip Chandler as surveyor of said Duties as from 1701 Sept. 29.
John Ryves as same from same date. Money Book XVI, p. 25.
Same dormant to the Exchequer for tallies of pro on the First Fruits for the annuities of 250l. each to Sir Algernon May and William Petyt as from Xmas last as by their patent of July 23 last. Ibid., p. 128.
Money warrant for 150l. to Col. Charles Gifford for half a year to 1693 Sept. 29 on his pension. Ibid., p. 130.
Same for 60l. to John Taylor for 1½ years to 1702 June 1 for keeping the water engine at Windsor mill. (Money warrant dated Aug. 12 hereon.) Ibid., p. 130. Order Book V, p. 393.
Same for 121l. 12s. 8d. to Thomas Newsham gent, son and executor of John Newsham, late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Warwick; 21l. 12s. 8d. thereof for a deficiency on 236l. 5s. 0d. of small money received by tale before 18 Dec. 1696 "as money having the innermost ring on according to the Act of Parliament" but which was refused at the Exchequer, and the remaining 100l. for his extraordinary charges in receiving the arrears of Land Tax for 1696. Money Book XVI, p. 156.
Aug. 4.Letter of direction for 55,500l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on Malt: to be applied as follows:
£
for one quarter to the Yards to 1702 Lady day, whereof 18,500l. [is to be charged] to the head of Ordinary and 27,000l. to the head of Wear and Tear45500
for bills of exchange and imprests10000
£55500
Disposition Book XVI, p. 89.
Same for 1387l. 1s. 8½d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the Land Tax and Subsidies [as by 1 Anne 6]: to be applied for the subsistence of the 4 Companies at New York to 1702 Dec. 24 next: making 4630l. 5s. 8½d. already issued thereon as for 52 weeks and 1 day's subsistence to 1702 Dec. 24 to the said Companies. Ibid.
Same for 808l. 16s. 6d. (? 880l. 16s. 6d.) for Lord Auverquere on his 5000l. for debts in the Stables: to be paid over to Hackney coachmen for their bills for service to the late King as by certificate of Henry Ireton, Gentleman of the Horse to the said King. Ibid., p. 91.
William Lowndes to the Stamps Commissioners to put Frederick Milford into the first vacant stamper's place in consideration of his service to Charles II as Household Barber "and having his shop in Whitehall pulled down without any recompence to him for the same." Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 58.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ Robert Jackson as one of the Customers of Hull port. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 191.
Letters patent by same constituting John Pratt as searcher of Berwick port; being the post now enjoyed by him.
Christopher Franklyn as Comptroller of same; being the post now enjoyed by him. Ibid., pp. 207, 208, 222.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Gill, for many years in the employ of said Commissioners, shewing that his place of messenger to them has been lately sunk. Reference Book VIII, p. 13.
Same to Sidney Godolphin, Auditor of Wales, of the petitions of John Baber, Shreeve Paynton, and James Pavey, Receivers of Crown Land revenues in South Wales, praying to be discharged of 450l. 17s. 8½d. paid to the Countess of Sunderland in accordance with the late King's grant out of the effects of Bevis Lloyd, late Receiver of said revenue. Ibid.
Aug. 4.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Thomas Pennyman as Receiver General of Stamps. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 402.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a re-grant under the Exchequer Seal of the office of Steward of the Courts of the Hundred of West, Powder, Trigg, Lesnewth, Pyder, Kerrier and Stratton in Co. Cornwall to Henry Scobell being the office granted to him by patent of William III, 1701–2 Feb. 20. Ibid., p. 403.
Same to the same for a lease to the Merchant Taylors' Company of the Barge House ut supra p. 274. Ibid., p. 404.
Same to same for a lease to John Avery of the tenement in Stratton Sanctuary Co. Cornwall adjoining the vicarage there, and late parcel of the Priory of Launceston and now annexed to the Duchy of Cornwall: as demised in 3 Charles I to Jane Yeo for the lives of Yeo Avery et al.
Prefixing: Auditor's particular and memorandum of the premises and ratal thereof by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands. Ibid., pp. 405–7.
Same to same for a lease to Henry Stephens of the tenement called Trehengsta in Climsland Prior, and of other small parcels in Aish and Trematon in trust for James Buller.
Prefixing: Auditor's particulars and memoranda of the premises and ratal thereof by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by: a later entry dated 1703 May 17 of a warrant by Treasurer Godolphin for said lease to pass to James Buller as the said Henry Stephens is lately deceased. Ibid., pp. 408–11.
Same to same for a patent under the Exchequer Seal for a grant to Sir Hen. Palmer of the office of steward of Wingham Co. Kent as granted to him 1698 Dec. 10. Ibid., p. 413.
Aug. 5.Money order for 955l. to William Aglionby, whereof 500l. for equipment and 455l. for 3 months' advance of ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Swiss Cantons. (Money order dated Aug. 5 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 129. Order Book V, p. 389. Disposition Book XVI, p. 91.
Dormant warrant from Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee of 52l. per an. to Thomas Apreece as a Queen's waiter London port.
William Tallman the like as a same. Money Book XVI, p. 130.
Same to the Receiver of the Duchy of Cornwall for 30l. per an. to the Bishop of Exeter for the minister of Lostwithiel as by the privy seal supra p. 311: and for 15l. thereon for half a year thereon to June 24 last. Ibid., p. 132.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Simon Sandford relating to sick and lame soldiers and their wives which were landed at Harwich and praying payment of money disbursed in relieving them. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 49.
Aug. 5.Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to give notice to the terre tennants of the manors of Epworth, Stapleford Abbots alias Stapleford Regis, Wyberton and Langton juxta Horncastle of the application from John Peters for a grant of the same: in case they have cause to oppose same. Ibid., p. 58.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed presentment [missing] from the Salt Commissioners touching fraudulent practices of the Customs officers at Penzance in relation to the Salt Duties. Ibid., p. 59.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to comply with their report of yesterday's date on the case of Sir John Manwaring, one of the sureties of Morgan Whitley, late Receiver General of Cheshire and North Wales. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from the Victualling Commissioners concerning encroachments on the Victualling Office by some neighbour buildings. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Bridges to report on the enclosed account [missing] of the revenue arising by licences to Hawkers and Pedlars from 1699 June 24 to 1700 June 24. Ibid.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on George Stamer's proposal to the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland relating to the discovery of a sum of money due to alien enemies which is conceived to belong to the Crown. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 227.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William, Visct. Mountjoy praying a longer term in or a grant of the freehold of the Castle of Mountjoy with 300 acres thereto which he holds at the yearly rent of 30s. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland. You are to continue to return as heretofore the duplicates which you have constantly returned to the Customs Commissioners and Excise Commissioners here of all the salt actually landed in Ireland. Ibid.
Aug. 6.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the allowances of 40s. per an. each to Major William Christian and Matthias Miller, Customers of Carlisle port, viz. for returning the quarterly port books from said port, viz. Christian for 10 years to 1687 Aug. 25 and Miller for 9 years to Feb. 1686: and to pay said allowance in future. Money Book XVI, p. 129.
Money order for 475l. 1s. 0d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, for 138 days' diet at 5d. a day to himself and for deliveries [of stationery &c.] to the officers of said Court for 1702 Trinity term. Order Book V, p. 390.
Aug. 6 [? 17.]The Commissioners of Trade to the Board of Ordnance enclosing an estimate of Ordnance and other stores of war necessary to be sent immediately to the Leeward Islands; the Queen having ordered a sum of 2000l. to be employed towards making good the demands of the Governor of said Islands for stores of war and having referred to us, the Board of Trade, how that sum may be most usefully employed, see supra p. 308.
Please take care that the arms as follows be accordingly sent to Col. Codrington, Governor in Chief of the said Islands, the Lord Treasurer having taken care that the value thereof be made good to the Office of Ordnance.
Appending: estimate of ordnance and other stores of war necessary to be sent immediately to the Leeward Islands.
£s.d.
iron ordnance. 3 culverin and 9 twelve pounder, making 20 tons 7 lb. at 17l. per ton345190
16 saker, making 17 tons 12 lb. at 14l. per ton24680
standing carriages for the above at 10l. each for the culverin and 12 pounder and 6l. each for the saker216
round shot viz. 150 for the culverin, 450 for the 12 pounders and 1000 for the sakers at 12s. per hundredweight7180
200 hand grenades at 12d.1000
400 fusees for the same at 5s. 6d. per lb.132
ladles and sponges for the iron ordnance as above, wooden cases for the cartridges10166
gunpowder, 83 barrels at 4l. [per barrel]332
match, 3 hundredweight at 32s. per hundredweight4160
sheet lead, aprons of lead, crows of iron, linch pins, spikes, forelockings, sledges, melting ladles, nails, fieldbeds, lanthorns5128
freight of 74 tons and incidents240100
£199918
Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 90–91.
Aug. 7.Royal warrant to Isaac Newton to coin the coins of gold and silver (viz. 5l. piece, 40s. piece, 20s. piece and 10s. piece of gold; 5s. piece, 2s. 6d. piece, 1s. piece and 6d. piece of silver) according to drafts annexed [missing] with the inscription detailed: and to make the small pieces of silver coin (groats, 3d., 2d., 1d.) with the head and inscriptions detailed. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 419.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 80l. per an. each salary out of the revenues of the Duchy of Cornwall to Thomas Hoblyn, Walter Mander, Charles Penneck and John Basset as the four Supervisors of Tin Blowing Houses for the respective blowing houses detailed as follows: viz.
to Thomas Hoblyn seven Blowing Houses viz. one in the parish of Plympton, one in the parish of Shestow [Sheepstor], Co. Devon; one in the parish of Blaisey [St. Blazey], one in the parish of Nyot [St. Neot], one in the parish of Linkinhorne, one in the parish of Calstock and one in the parish of St. Agnes the said last five being in Co. Cornwall;
to Walter Mander seven Blowing Houses one in the parish of St. Allan [Allen], one in the parish of St. Agnes, one in the parish of Illogan, one in the parish of Redruth, one in the parish of Gwennap, one at Penryn, and one called Trecoas lately built near Penryn all in Co. Cornwall;
to Charles Penneck seven Blowing Houses viz. one called Godolphin House in the parish of Bryack [St. Breock], one in the parish of Ludgvan, one usually called Chyan Dower House in the parish of Gulval; three in the parish of Givendowne [Gwendron] and one lately built called Rose Kymershouse in the parish of Mawgon near Helston: all in Co. Cornwall;
and to John Basset seven Blowing Houses viz. three in the parish of Kenwyn, one in the parish of St. Stephen, one in the parish of St. Austell, one at Polgooth in the parish of St. Ewe, and one lately built called Bessowe House in the parish of Kea near Truro: all in Co. Cornwall. Ibid., pp. 420–1.
Aug. 7.Royal warrant to John Dodd, Receiver General of the rights and perquisites of Admiralty, for payment of 5000l. to Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, President of the Council, for services performed to the late King, and in lieu of any claim to any prizes or shares of prizes taken during his term as late Lord High Admiral of England, and in consideration of his extraordinary charges in preparing to serve at sea this summer. Ibid., pp. 421–2.
Royal sign manual for 50l. to the Countess Dowager of Marlborough; 150l. to William Killegrew; 100l. to William Bowen: all as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Aug. 12 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon.) Ibid., p. 427. Money Book XVI, p. 136. Order Book V, p. 392.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 100l. per an. to Herbert Randolph, Judge Official and Commissary of the Court of Admiralty of the Cinque Ports: as from June 24 last for his service in his said office: to be paid out of prizes. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 434b.
Royal letters patent constituting Charles Thomas as Receiver of the Casual Revenue in Barbados (Receiver of the rents, revenues prizes, fines, escheats, forfeitures and other profits and Duties whatsoever growing due to the Crown within the Colony of Barbados): being in continuation of William III's grant of 13 Nov. 1695 to him of said office. Ibid., p. 441. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, p. 62.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to pay the debentures amounting to 289l. 9s. 0d. for the additional salary of 200l. per an. to Sir Richard Reynell, deceased, late Chief Justice of the King's Bench, Ireland, for 1¼ years and 72 days to the time he was superseded. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 229.
Aug. 8.Money order for 40l. to John Low and Peter Le Neve, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer, for Easter and Trinity terms 1702 on their additional allowance for sorting and ordering records in the Treasury [of the Receipt] at Westminster, Order Book V, p. 319a.
Aug. 8.Treasurer Godolphin's fiat for royal letters patent to constitute Roger Clutterbuck as Customer of Southampton port.
Mathias Miller as Comptroller of Carlisle port. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 212.
Aug. 11.Privy seal for 5l. a day ordinary to George Stepney as Envoy Extraordinary to the Emperor of Germany. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 450.
Same for 20s. a day as ordinary to Philip Plantamour employed by William III to remain at Berlin for his service: in which employment the Queen is pleased to continue him. Ibid., pp. 550–1.
[?]Same for 5l. a day as ordinary to James Cressett as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector and Dukes of Brunswick Luneburg: in which employment the Queen is pleased to continue him. Ibid., p. 552.
Aug. 11.Money warrant for 20l. to Samuel Thomas, clerk, for his passage money to North Carolina as chaplain. (Money order dated Aug. 21 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 68. Order Book V, p. 312. Disposition Book XVI, p. 98.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt for the payment to Samuel Edwyn of the receipts from the Tenths of the diocese of Norwich towards satisfaction of his liberates as Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer. Money Book XVI, p. 133.
Money warrant for 90l. to Robert Stephens, Messenger of the Printing Press, being 75l. for 1½ years' salary to Xmas 1700 and 15l. in lieu of all allowances by bills. (Money order dated August 12 hereon.) Ibid., p. 133. Order Book V, p. 392.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Auditor Done to make allowances, detailed, for rent, stationery, salaries, furniture, incidents, fees, new year's gifts, poor rates &c. in the account of the Trustees for Circulating Exchequer Bills for 2 years ended 1701 April 29 to a total of 1098l. 3s. 7d. out of demands by them amounting to 1634l. 6s. 4d. Money Book XVI, pp. 134–5.
Same by same to the Receipt for a new tally for 50l. on the Tenths of the diocese of Rochester or any other diocese due at Xmas 1700 in lieu of one payable only out of the tenths of said diocese due at 1699 Xmas which Alexander Goodall, tailor, received from the late Earl of Bath and which is not payable thereout by reason the Collector of said Tenths has passed his account for the said year 1699. Ibid., p. 136.
Same by same to the Salt Commissioners to repay to all salt officers of under 100l. per an. salary their assessments to the 5s. per £ tax [being 1s. per £ addition to the 4s. per £ as by clause 5 of 1 Anne c. 6]. Ibid., p. 137.
Aug. 11.Same dormant by same to the Auditor and the Receiver of Crown Revenues for North Wales for payment of 100l. per an. salary to Sir Joseph Jekyll as Chief Justice of Chester and Flint and 30l. per an. as Chief Justice of Cos. Denbigh and Montgomery. Ibid., p. 154.
Letter of direction for 1000l. to William Lowndes for Secret Service. Disposition Book XVI, p. 91.
Same for 3000l. to Sir Benj. Bathurst, Cofferer of the Household, to complete the order in his name for 10,000l.: and is intended to pay the remainder due for the Coronation dinner and for wines brought from Holland and for other occasions of the Household. Ibid., p. 92.
Same for 98,000l. to the Navy Treasurer: out of loans on the Malt Duties: as in further part of 2,080,000l. appropriated for sea service: and is intended for the Course of the Navy, to carry same to the end of March last. Ibid.
Same for 27,138l. 10s. 10¼d. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance out of loans remaining in the Exchequer on the Duties on Malt: to be applied as follows for the service of his Office viz.:
£s.d.
in further part of 49,500l. for making good the Treaties with Sweden: and is intended to pay for 2000 barrels of powder delivered for the use of the King of Sweden pursuant to Secretary Hedges' letter of June 17 last61381010¼
for sea services of the Office of Ordnance21000
£271381010¼
Ibid.
Same for 173l. 15s. 0d. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of arrears of taxes: to be paid to Capt. Durell to complete his warrant for one year's pay as Aide de Camp to the Prince of Vaudemont in 1697. Ibid.
Same for 50l. 15s. 4d. to Lord Edward Russell [Treasurer of the Chamber] out of Civil List moneys grown due before March 8 last: to be paid to John Cox servant to the Council Chamber for one year's attendance to Feb. 7 last. Ibid., p. 94.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to speed their report on the petition of Richard Marshall supra p. 270 for leave to surrender his place to John Fotherby his kinsman. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 49.
Same to Mr. Borrett to report on the enclosed list [missing] of gentlemen in Co. Lancs. proposed by Thomas Carter et al to be Commissioners to enquire into estates of several persons outlawed for treason. Ibid., p. 60.
Aug. 11.William Lowndes to Mr. Burchett to ascertain [fix or settle] the salary for a clerk to John Dod (Dodd) as Receiver General of the Rights and Perquisites of the Admiralty: such allowance having been made to Mr. Corbett or Mr. Rainsford his predecessors. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 60.
Same to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 2000l. to James Cressett, Envoy in the Court of Hanover, to be employed by him in gratifying the persons chiefly concerned in bringing over the Duke of Wolfenbuttel to the interest of the Allies; according to the Queen's pleasure in Secretary Hedges' letter of June 27 last. Ibid., p. 61.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to moderate the fees on taking Mr. Pennyman's securities as Receiver General of the Stamp Duties proportionately to the fees paid by the Customs Cashier. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes enclosing a state [missing] of taxes received by the Earl of Bradford, Cofferer of the Household [to wit by way of deduction from salaries in the Household on his payment thereof], together with a statement [missing] by Launcelott Burton as to same. You are to obtain from the Assessment Commissioners the duplicates of the said taxes for the Household and the schedules of arrears of same. Ibid., p. 62.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lieut. John Brisbane et al for payment of their arrears of half pay pursuant to the Votes of the House of Commons: viz. from the several days of their disbandment to the 25 Dec. 1700 at which date they were inserted on the Establishment of Half Pay. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ James Hoskins as a tidesman in Cowes port loco John Biles deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 208.
Fiat by same for royal letters to constitute Charles Bridgman Esq. as Customer at Plymouth loco John Braman. Ibid., p. 211.
Treasury reference to the late Commissioners of the Transports of the petition of Richard Haines and Jona[than] Rich shewing that they lost two debentures for Irish transport debt: therefore praying new debentures. Reference Book VIII, p. 13.
Same to Mr. Ryley of the petition of Richard Marshall, Studmaster to the Prince of Denmark, praying that Mr. Young's lodge adjoining the stud stables at Hampton Court may be repaired for his living in, to see the stud have their necessaries and due attendance. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of James Caswall proposing a change of securities for himself as Receiver General of the present Land Tax and Subsidies in Co. Monmouth. Ibid.
Aug. 11.Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Peter Lynch merchant shewing that he is indebted 1996l. 15s. 1½d. for Customs and is detained a prisoner in the Canaries (where he went to bring his defrauding factor to account) by the factor's insinuating with the Governor that he came as a spy. Ibid., p. 14.
Same to the Postmasters General of the petition of William Dockwra of London merchant, shewing that he first undertook to set up at his own expense the Penny Post Office and after much charge brought it to such regular practice that it has ever since brought in a great revenue to the Crown: therefore praying a grant, the pension granted him in the late reign having expired at midsummer 1700. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for the issue of process of Distringas against the following Receivers and accountants of Crown Land Revenues in order to [compel them] to the finishing and passing of their accounts: viz.
Robert Hart, for Kent, Surrey and Sussex, accounts declared to Michaelmas 1698.
William Roberts for the Castle and Honor of Windsor: accounts 16 years in arrear to 1701 Michaelmas.
William Taylor for Co. Beds., accounts 4 years in arrear to 1678 Michaelmas; and William Jones, deceased, for the same county, accounts 12 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1690.
John Duncombe for Co. Bucks., accounts 11 years in arrear at Michaelmas 1701.
Thomas Bland, deceased, for Co. Yorks., accounts 9 years in arrear at Michaelmas 1680; Richard Aldworth for the same county, accounts 17 years in arrear at Michaelmas 1697; Richard Hawson for the same county, accounts one year in arrear to Michaelmas 1698; Robert Hart for the same county, accounts 3 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1701.
Richard Aldworth deceased for Co. Durham, accounts 9 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1697.
Richard Hawson for Co. Northumberland, accounts one year in arrear to Michaelmas 1698.
Robert Hart for Richmond[shire], accounts 3 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1701.
William Hayhurst for Cos. Lancs., Westmorland and Cumberland: his accounts ready for declaration to Michaelmas 1698.
Samuel Finnes for Co. Northampton, accounts 8 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1693: and John Hawkins for the same county, accounts 6 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1699.
Robert Hart for Co. Rutland: accounts 2 years in arrear at Michaelmas 1701.
Samuel Finnes for Cos. Warwick and Leicester, accounts 9 years in arrear at Michaelmas 1694; and Thomas Hewitt for the said counties, accounts 7 years in arrear at Michaelmas 1701.
John Digby for Cos. Hereford, Gloucester, Salop and Stafford: accounts engrossed and ready for declaration up to Michaelmas 1698.
John Smith for Cos. Essex. Herts., Middlesex and London, accounts 7 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1698; and David Codd for same counties, accounts 3 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1701.
John Smith for Cos. Norfolk and Huntingdon, his accounts are engrossed ready for declaration to Michaelmas 1698.
Sir Edward Deering for Cos. Suffolk and Cambridge, accounts 27 years in arrear to Michaelmas 1701.
Thomas Hewit for Co. Lincoln: his accounts are engrossed ready for declaration to Michaelmas 1698.
Samuell Finns and John and Thomas Hewitt for Co. Notts.: accounts in arrear from Michaelmas 1675 to Michaelmas 1701.
John and William Chambers for Co. Derby accounts in arrear from Michaelmas 1675 to Michaelmas 1698. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 414.
Aug. 11.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Henry Shales, one of the Auditors of Crown Revenues, for the passing of accounts at any time hereafter of Receivers of the said revenue notwithstanding that the preceding accounts are unpassed. Ibid., p. 416.
Subscription by same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated July 10 to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to Richard Le Bass, Marshal of the Ceremonies, of a gold chain and medal of the value of 110l. to be presented from the Queen to the Secretary of the Embassy from the States of Holland. Ibid., p. 477.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Earl of Rochester [Lord Lieutenant of Ireland] to report on the enclosed petition of Edward Progers for some provision for the maintenance of him and his family in consideration of several grants by which he has received little or no benefit. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 228.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Robert Peters proposing his securities, detailed, for his place as Receiver General for the Duties on Marriages and Duties on Houses for Co. Herts. Reference Book VIII, p. 3.
Aug. 12.Letter of direction for 32,519l. 4s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the Malt Duties: to be applied as follows:
In part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. for Guards and Garrisons in England for one year to 1702 Dec. 24.
£s.d.
for the subsistence [of the Guards and Garrisons] in England for 4 weeks to Sept. 9 next at 1879l. 16s. 1d. per week751944
in part of 700,000l. for 40,000 men to 1702 Dec. 25 for remittances to Holland25000
£3251944
Disposition Book XVI, p. 93.
Aug. 12.Same for 1621l. 9s. 6d. to Samuel Edwyn for Exchequer liberates; 262l. 7s. 5d. thereof out of the overplus of the Million Lottery Fund, as for the liberates due at Lady day 1702; 196l. 12s. 0¼d. out of unappropriated arrears of taxes, as for liberates of the Malt Office to same time; 1162l. 10s. 0¾d. out of arrears of Civil List Funds due before March 8 last, as for Exchequer liberates for 4 terms to Trinity 1701. Ibid.
William Lowndes to William Taylor. The Lord Keeper of the Great Seal upon a visitation lately made has dissolved the Hospital in the Savoy founded by Hy. VII: and thereby the same and its revenues are in the Queen's lands. The Lord Treasurer is informed that since the dissolution some persons do purloyne and embezzle the lead and other things belonging to the houses or buildings within the Savoy. You are to enquire of all such damage and to prevent same in future. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 61.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to report on the memorial of Sir Basill Dixwell for an allowance of 60l. per an. for auditing the new Duties on Malt as he had for the late Duties on same. Ibid., p. 62.
Same to Auditor Done to prepare a state of the enclosed 9 books [missing] containing the accounts of the Transports from the beginning of the last war to the end of the last Commission of the Transports. Ibid.
Same to Thomas Harley. At your recommendation the Lord Treasurer has appointed Samuel Burton to be Receiver of the Rents and Revenues of the Savoy. Ibid., p. 63.
Same to Richard Taylor for a certificate expressing how far the Lottery Tickets are paid. Ibid.
Letters patent by Treasurer Godolphin constituting John Aldred as searcher of Great Yarmouth; being his present post. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 209.
Warrant by same to the Customs Commissioners to renew the deputations of the several officers of the Customs who hold their deputations from the Customs Commissioners which "will shortly determine." Ibid., p. 209.
Same by same to same to bring to London the several prize ships as follows viz.
Peter of Nantes, 50 tons lying at Portsmouth: with sugar &c.
Welcome, 120 tons, at Plymouth: with sugar &c.
Nostre Dame de Sepulture, 50 tons, at Falmouth: with white wines &c.
Two Brothers, 50 tons, at Plymouth: with sugar &c.
Good Luck, 250 tons, at Plymouth, with brandy &c. Ibid., p. 210.
Aug. 12.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the memorial of the Prizes Commissioners for bringing to London to be sold the abovesaid five prize ships, supra p. 329. Reference Book VIII, p. 13.
Same to same of the petition of John Woosely praying allowance of tobacco debentures towards his tobacco bonds. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Robert Burridge proposing his securities, detailed, for his place as Receiver General for the Duties on Marriages and on Houses for part of Co. Devon.
Robert Brown as same for same for part of Co. Norfolk. Ibid., p. 3.
Aug. 13.Same to the late Commissioners for Sick and Wounded Seamen of the petition of Mary Case, widow of William Case, late Chirurgeon of the Queen's Yard at Deptford, shewing that her husband was allowed for taking care of the Sick and Wounded Seamen by the said Commissioners 100l. per an. and 20l. for keeping the accounts in the quality of an agent, distinct from his chirurgeon's duty: that he died at Xmas 1697 and she has never had any money since, as the said Commissioners refuse to let her know how her husband's accounts stand. Ibid., p. 14.