Treasury Warrants
August 1702, 16-31

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'Treasury Warrants: August 1702, 16-31', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 330-347. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87379 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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August 1702, 16-31

Aug. 17.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a new Commission of the Customs; the new Commissioners to be Charles Godolphin, Samuel Clarke, Benj. Overton, Robert Henley, Thomas Newport, Arthur Mainwaring and William Culliford: the said Godolphin to keep a General Register of ships: John Sansome to be their Secretary. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 424–5.
Aug. 18.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 39l. per an. to Robert Jackson as one of the Customers of Hull port. Money Book XVI, p. 137.
Money warrant for 100l. 7s. 6d. to Thomas Charnock, a Serjeantat-Arms, for one year to 1701 June 24 on his fee and board wages. Ibid., p. 138.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Excise Commissioners to pay 50l. to Humphry Illidge for discovering a fraud in the importation of brandy from Jersey and Guernsey committed by enclosing small anchors of brandy in hogsheads of cider. Ibid.
Same dormant to same to pay Scroop, Visct. How 140l. per an. as Comptroller of Excise and New Impost as an additional allowance for increased business arising by the late Act for Duty on Malt &c. Ibid., p. 139.
Same to the Receiver General of the Post Office to pay the annuity or yearly pension of 400l. to William Brockett gent as from Xmas last as by the privy seal of July 21 last. In the margin: a later order of confirmation by the Treasury Lords dated 22 Nov. 1710. Ibid.
Aug. 18.Money warrant for 34l. to the underkeepers of Richmond Park (Theophilus Westwood, Edward Aldrich, Thomas Satchfield, bailiff, and Henry Badger moletaker) for half a year's salary to 1699 June 24. Ibid., p. 141.
Same for 10l. to the Schoolmaster of Southwell School for one year to 1702 Lady day on an ancient perpetuity. Ibid.
Same for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Robert Ford for half a year to 1699 Xmas on his several fees as Keeper of the Gardens at Newmarket. Ibid. p. 143.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt to distribute and apply 72,017l. 14s. 4d. to Deficient Funds as follows; the said sum being the income between July 21 last and the 18th inst. from Branches of the Revenue as follows: viz. 8915l. 11s. 10d. from Window Tax; 7,239l. 1s. 0d. from Additional Impositions; 4,475l. 1s. 6d. from the new Duty on [Stamped] Paper Continued; 19,040l. 11s. 7½d. from new Customs; 2,045l. 18s. 8d. from Marriages; 30,301l. 9s. 8½d. from Continued Impositions: the said distribution and application to be as follows:
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register 21 July, 1702.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid55622105494551682256
Third 4s. Aid4073720331270203602249
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011368476179135571210½
Second Quarterly Poll89275134831651341319156
Three Fourths Customs21344715915344715931558
Salt171150000102924616625301611¼
Two Thirds Additional Excise1600000087515023656
Additional Impositions445177743690000065812
Vellom and Parchment22411471951061733132
Marriages6480000046219000957996
487161180342659013072017144
Ibid., p. 160.
Money warrant for half a year each to 1701 June 24 to the Officers of the Ordnance as follows:
£s.d.
Earl of Romney, late Master General of the Ordnance87192
Sir Hy. Goodrick, Lieut. Gen. of the Ordnance3368
Christopher Musgrave, clerk of the Ordnance1850
Harry Mordant, Treasurer of the Ordnance2000
George Browne, Master Gunner of England1850
John Fitch, Workmaster of the Ordnance6000
Thomas Gardiner, Keeper of the Small Arms in the Tower7121
James Lowther 19s. as clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance 1700 Dec. 25 to 1700–1 Jan. 13 and 24l. 6s. 0d. as Keeper of the Stores in the Tower 1700–1 Jan. 13 to 1701 June 242550
John Poultney, clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance 1700–1 Feb. 16 to 1701 June 24690
Ibid., p. 206.
Aug. 18.Money warrant for 100l. to Thomas Walker for half a year to 1700 June 24 on his salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Newmarket.
4l. 11s. 3d. to Ann Wynyard alias Incledon for same as Keeper of her Majesty's Royal House at Westminster. Money Book XVI, pp. 222, 230.
Same for 6l. 1s. 8d. to L'Estrange Symes for half a year to 1699 Xmas on his fee of 8d. a day as Comptroller of the Revels. Ibid., p. 242.
Money order for 100l. to the Mayor &c. of Lyme Regis for one year to 1701 June 24 on the annuity for repair of their pier called the Cobb. Order Book V, p. 393.
Letter of direction for 1128l. 11s. 3d. to Lord Auverquere in part of his 5000l. for the late King's debt in the Stables: out of Civil List moneys: to be applied as follows: viz.
£s.d.
for 8 horses bought by the said King's order for the King of the Romans909143
for the charges of Robert Ewen and the rest of the servants that went with him to Vienna and in keeping the horses till delivered there218170
£1128113
Disposition Book XVI, p. 95.
Same for 17,892l. 18s. 10d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on the Malt Duties: to be applied as follows viz.
in part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. for Guards and Garrisons in England for one year to 1702 Dec. 24
£s.d.
for clearings to the Troops in England from April 25 to June 24 last (offreckonings included)116221011
for pay of the Garrisons for same time23461
for subsistence to the Additional men of Oxford's Horse, Lloyd's and Essex's Dragoons from the day they were raised, to enable them to clear their quarters they having received no money for that use; their clearings being not to be adjusted until their muster rolls (now preparing) are returned to the Earl of Ranelagh's Office: at 600l. for each Regiment1800
for the pay of the General Officers from Dec. 25 to April 24 last11146
In part of 700,000l. for 40,000 men to 1702 Dec. 25. to the Regiments of Row and Ferguson to clear the quarters of the men that are now gone from Scotland but have taken up the money there and have drawn bills on their agents here: at 300l. each600
to Major Napper of the Earl of Arran's Regiment of Horse for levy money to provide 24 horses for so many lost in the passage to Holland and for the charge of boats and assistance for saving the remainder; as by the Queen's warrant of July 9 last410
£178921810
Ibid., p. 96.
Aug. 18.William Lowndes to the Victualling Commissioners to examine Philip Papillon's accounts as late Cashier of the Victualling. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 64.
Same to Admiral Killigrew to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir Stephen Evance and Henry Cornish for payment of 1482l. 12s. 8d. for clothing the Marine Regiment under your command in 1691 and 1692. Ibid., p. 67.
Same to the Attorney General for a commission to enquire of the lands or estate called Pisthill fallen to the Crown by the failure of issue of Rowland Merrick and Eliz. his wife and claimed as a discovery by George Horne whose grandfather Thomas Horne was brother of said Elizabeth. Ibid., p. 68.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Peters as a tidesman in the superior list in London port loco John Viner dismissed.
John Waytis as a same in the inferior list ibid loco said Peters.
John Cotton as a same in the superior list ibid loco his father Benjamin Cotton deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 208, 211.
Same by same to same to pay 28l. 18s. 6d. to Richard Cock, tidesurveyor at Falmouth, as reward under the order in Council of 1696 June 25; being the moiety of coin of the realm seized by him on attempted transportation. Ibid., p. 212.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Hall for continuance of the allowance made to the Excise Cashier for 4 officers or tellers made [appointed] ever since 1690 in consideration of the great increase of said Duties: the salt Duty being now taken away "but the Malt is since added which is a much greater receipt." Reference Book VIII, p. 14.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Hodgson shewing that he exhibited an information in the Exchequer in 1699 in the name of Sir Thomas Trevor, then Attorney General, against John Dymer, a vintner, concerning French wines and in 1700 convicted him in 90l. but the matter is still not brought to a determination. Ibid., p. 15.
Treasurer Godolphin's commission to John York as a Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages loco David Wedderborne. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 256.
Aug. 18.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process ad computandum against Philip Papillon as late Cashier of the Victualling. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 417.
Same by same to same for like stay of process against the Commissioners of Transports and the Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers and Pedlars. Ibid.
Same by same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Edward Cutting of the messuage lying in (or called) Woda alias Woode in the manor of Climsland Prior as demised to Francis Calmady at the nomination of Margaret Couch 1671 Dec. 22.
Prefixing: auditor's particular and memorandum of the premises and ratal thereof by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by: undated entry [? Feb. 1702–3] of the Treasury signature of the docquet of this lease. Ibid., pp. 424–5, 508.
Aug. 19.Same by same to Edward Nicholas to pay 576l. 7s. 2d. for one year to 1701 Xmas for fees detailed to the Auditor of the Receipt; Henry Pelham; William Lowndes; Mr. Tilson; John Haley and Charles Bint for carrying votes; Edward Godfrey for fees paid to the Tellers of the Exchequer; all as follows:
£s.d.
Lord Halifax [Auditor of the Receipt] for himself and clerks101
Henry Pelham Esq. [Clerk of the Pells] for himself and clerks50
William Lowndes Esq. at the Treasury50
Mr. Tilson for himself and other clerks at the Treasury40
John Haley and Charles Bint a year's allowance for being employed in his Majesty's service for carrying the votes and other businesses as hath been usually allowed [viz.] 60l. 16s. 8d. to each121134
Edward Godfrey's bill for fees disbursed by him to the Tellers of the Exchequer for money received by Edward Nicholas Esq. and for other fees and contingent charges to the 8th March 1701–22131310
£57672
Money Book XVI, p. 140.
Letter of direction for 1707l. 15s. 11¾d. to the Earl of Montagu to complete the charge of the Great Wardrobe for the funeral of the late King and the present Queen's Coronation. Disposition Book XVI, p. 94.
William Lowndes to the Prizes Commissioners. The Lord Treasurer has ordered the Customs Commissioners to cause the prize ships at Plymouth and Portsmouth to be brought about (to London). Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 63.
Aug. 19.Same to the Customs Commissioners to sell forthwith the goods and effects of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty now in the Queen's warehouses in accordance with the order in Council of the 6th inst. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed paper [missing] relating to frauds in the collecting of the abovesaid Duty in Barbados. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Burchett for the Admiralty Lords' opinion on the Marquess of Carmarthen's petition for a grant of a ship or frigate, which the Queen is disposed to grant to him. Ibid., p. 64.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Provan, wine merchant, for remission of the King's share of a judgment against him in 1699. Reference Book VIII, p. 15.
Same to same of the petition of George Keiling shewing that in Aug. 1691 he brought from Rotterdam on the Mansbridge some damask which he delivered to Cha. Robinson, Surveyor at the Custom House, in order to pay Customs and there is a combination to defraud him thereof between Dobson, the warehouse keeper and one Thomas Newton. Ibid.
For William Blathwait's letter of this date presenting to the Commissioners of Accounts a series of Plantation Revenue Accounts see supra p. 280–1. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 66–69.
Aug. 20.Royal warrant to Francis Nicholson, Lieut. and Governor General of Virginia, to pay 3388l. 3s. 4d. to the Office of Ordnance in England for arms, detailed, for 1000 Foot and 400 Horse in the said Colony: to be satisfied out of quit rents in said Colony: and further "that in case you shall find it requisite for our service to direct the delivery of any of the said stores for the ordinary service of our Militia [in Virginia] you take care that we be reimbursed for the same according to the said estimate by the persons to whom the said stores shall be delivered."
Appending: estimate by the Office of Ordnance of said arms according to a memorial [supra p. 307] on the behalf of said Col. Nicholson referred to my Lord Romney [Master of the Ordnance] as is signified by the Earl of Nottingham's letter of 9th inst.
£s.d.
1000 snaphance musquetts at 20s. each1000
1000 cartouch boxes at 24d. each116134
400 carbines at 26s. each520
400 bells with swivels for ditto at 4s. each80
400 pairs of pistols with holsters at 30s. a pair600
400 horse swords at 7s. 6d. each150
1000 foot swords at 4s. each200
400 belts for swords (shoulder) at 4s. each40
1000 ditto (waist) at 2s. each100
80 barrels of cornpowder [gunpowder]320
3 tons 4 hundredweight of musket shot; 8 hundredweight of carbine shot and 8 hundredweight of pistol shot at 16l. per ton64
chests and freight157100
338834
King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 433. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 70–1.
Aug. 20.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to refund the taxes assessments on the Navy Commissioners, officers and clerks [of the Navy Office] for the 2 years past. Disposition Book XVI, p. 95.
Letter of direction for 104,778l. to the Earl of Ranelagh: to be applied as follows:
£s.d.
out of loans on the Land Tax and Subsidies: in part of 264,874l. for Guards and Garrisons in England for one year to Dec. 24 next.
for subsistence of same for 4 weeks to Oct. 7 next at 1879l. 16s. 1d. per week751944
for remittances to Holland for subsistence and pay of the Troops there25000
out of Civil List moneys grown due before March 8 last: and as in further part of the Queen's donative.
for the Elector of Trèves for 6250 crowns for the Queen's share of the first quarter's subsidy pursuant to the Treaty, at 4s. 6d. per crown140650
out of 17,043l. 13s. 2¾d. of loans on Land Tax and Subsidies, 12,956l. 6s. 9¼d. out of loans on Malt, and 40,852l. 10s. 8d. of Civil List moneys grown due since 8th March last:
to complete 145,017l. 9s. 0d. for the Treaties with Denmark5054782
in further part of 49,500l. for the Treaties with Sweden and is intended to repay so much borrowed in Holland for that use2030526
£10477800
Ibid., p. 97.
Same for 6000l. to the Cofferer of the Household: out of Civil List moneys by weekly payments of 1000l. from Wednesday the 26th inst. Ibid., p. 98.
William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay without deduction of poundage the 2000l. to James Cressett for the persons employed by him in bringing over the Duke of Wolfenbuttel [to the interest of the Allies]. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 64.
Same to the Attorney General to give warrant to the Clerk of the Petty Bag for a commission to Hugh Lord Willoughby of Parham and 14 others detailed to enquire of the estates of the several persons outlawed in 1701 May 8 for treason in Co. Lancs. viz. Edward Scarsbrick, Thomas Worthington, Henry Scarsbrick, Thomas Philips, James Laban, John Smith, Thomas Gerrard, Thomas Eccleston, Ignatius Kennett, Ignatius Martin, William Diconson, Edward Mollineux, Richard Pankatt, Charles Pankatt, John Seales, Edward Booth alias Barlow, John Holmes, George Wilson, Dominico Tuttle, John Brockars, Michael Russell, Edward Nelson and Edward Dickenson. Ibid., p. 65.
Aug. 21.Approval by Treasurer Godolphin of the incidents bill detailed of the Hawkers and Pedlars Office for one year to 1700 June 24 (total 361l. 8s. 6d.) Money Book XVI, p. 142.
Warrant by same to the Customs Cashier to pay 178l. 9s. 0d. to Henry Ballow and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer Court, for their fee of 2s. per 1000l. for joining and entering tallies on 1,784,535l. 12s. 3½d. Customs moneys paid into the Exchequer between Xmas 1700 and Xmas 1701. Ibid., p. 143.
Same dormant by same to same to pay the fee or salary of 40s. per an. to Hugh Bolton as searcher of Boston port. Ibid.
Warrant by same to Edward Pyle, Woodward of New Forest, to fell timber there to produce 450l. for 1½ years' salaries to the officers and keepers of said forest to 1702 June 24. Ibid., p. 144.
Money warrant for 3000l. to the Earl of Nottingham, a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Service: in part of the privy seal of Aug. 11 inst. supra p. 310. (Money order dated Aug. 26 hereon.) Ibid., p. 144. Order Book V, p. 399.
Same for 50l. 3s. 9d. to Matthew Hutton for half a year's fee and board wages to Dec. 18 last as a Serjeant-at-Arms. Money Book XVI, p. 145.
Same for 200l. to Philip Maddox for one year to Feb. 13 last for the under clerks of the Council (himself being one) for writing minutes of letters &c. to the Lords Lieutenants and Custodes Rotulorum &c. (Money order dated Sept. 9 hereon.) Ibid., p. 147. Order Book V, p. 416.
Same for 33l. 6s. 8d. each to Brook Bridges and Thomas Done for half a year to Sept. 29 last on their patent fee as Auditors of Imprests. Money Book XVI, p. 147.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Auditor Brook Bridges to allow 376l. 4s. 6d., 152l. 0s. 10d., 250l. and 185l. 2s. 6d. to Henry Ferne in his account as Customs Cashier for incidents, detailed, viz. for the charge of passing his accounts and of paying money into the Exchequer between 1700–1 Feb. 7 and Dec. 29 following. Ibid., pp. 148–9.
Money warrant for 100l. to Dr. Richard Bentley for half a year to 1700 June 24 as Keeper of her Majesty's Libraries. Ibid., p. 237.
Money order for 34l. 10s. 0d. to Theophilus Westwood Esqr., one of the underkeepers of New Park near Richmond, for half a year to 1699 June 24 for himself and for Edward Aldrich, another underkeeper of same, and Thomas Satchfeild, bailiff of same, and Henry Badger, moletaker of same. Order Book V, p. 431.
Aug. 21.Letter of direction for 100l. to the Paymaster of the Works: to be paid over to a clerk and workmen that are to attend the Queen's progress to the Bath. Disposition Book XVI, p. 96.
William Lowndes to the Queen's Remembrancer to permit the Agents for Taxes to inspect the Duplicates of Taxes in his Office or the books of entries thereof. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 65.
Same to Mr. Borrett to attend the service of the process ad computandum against Receivers of Crown Land Revenues and their securities. Ibid., p. 66.
Same to Sir Bevill Granvill to reply to the enclosed petition [missing] of William Sherwin and Elizabeth his wife. Ibid., p. 67.
Treasurer Godolphin to Sir William Beeston to pay to the Agent of Brigadier Selwin's Regiment 20 per cent. on the 1566l. 12s. 3d. supplied by you (when Governor of Jamaica) for the subsistence of the said Regiment in Jamaica, you having computed the money of the said Island at par with English money during the time you paid the said subsistence whereas the said money is 20 per cent. difference, you having in reimbursement drawn bills on Gilbert Heathcote, merchant in London, for the said sum "which was paid him in sterling money by Lord Coningsby and the Regiment [was thereupon] charged with the current exchange from Ireland to London (being 10 per cent.) being warranted so to do by reason the Regiments in the West Indies are by the Establishment of Ireland to be paid out of the revenues of that Kingdom": and the said Lord Coningsby is of opinion you should be charged with the said 20 per cent. since Sir Bartho. Gracedieu by agreement with the late Treasury Lords allows that rate for money delivered in London repayable in Jamaica. You are therefore due to make good the said 20 per cent. to said Regiment. Ibid.
Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated this day to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Peter Hume, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of particulars, detailed, for the Queen's journey to the Bath viz. 4 pieces of crimson printed Paragon to put over doors and windows; 4 pieces of blue printed stuff to hang closets and passages, 2 Turkey leather close stools with violet seats and 2 pans each; 3 ordinary close stools with seats and 2 pans each; 2 Portugal mats; 6 pieces of red tape; 30l. of red Lyar; 6 cart cancasses [? canvasses]; 6 bare hides and "and a deal box to case a table and stands." Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 417.
Same by same of a like warrant dated July 6 last to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery of 1000 ounces of white plate to Sir Charles Hedges, one of the Principal Secretaries of State.
The like for the Earl of Nottingham as a same. Ibid., p. 419.
Letters patent by same re-appointing Hugh Bolton as searcher of Boston port. Ibid., p. 418.
Aug. 21.Warrant by same to the Hawkers and Pedlars Commissioners to depute Thomas Atterbury, James Long, John Mackburny and Francis Nelson as riding surveyors to apprehend hawkers and pedlars trading without licence. Ibid.
Same by same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a new grant under the Exchequer seal to Thomas Strangways of the office of Steward of the manor[s] of Fordington and Ryme Co. Dorset with the yearly fee of 20l. for the manor of Fordington and 20l. for the manor of Ryme. Ibid.
Same by same to the Auditors of the Exchequer Court (Sidney Godolphin, Phillip Bertie, Anthony Parsons and Henry Shales) to deliver to the Queen's Remembrancer the bonds, taken by them, entered into by any Receivers or accountants of the revenue within their respective audits. Ibid., p. 420.
Letters patent by same re-appointing John Periam as steward of the manor and borough of Milverton Co. Somerset. Ibid.
Warrant by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the securities detailed in 2000l. of Sir Nathaniel Johnson "that he shall duly observe the Acts of Trade and obey such instructions as shall be sent him from her Majesty or anybody acting under her authority": the Queen having approved of the said Johnson as Deputy Governor of her Province of Carolina in America, he having been thereto nominated and appointed by the Proprietors of said Province.
Appending: form of said bond to be given by his son Robert Johnson and Thomas Cary, merchant. Ibid., p. 421.
William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Richard, Lord Bellew shewing that his mother Lady Bellew was possessed of a considerable jointure in Ireland at the time of her death but the Revenue Collectors in Ireland have received 300l. of arrears of her tenants' rents which [money] belongs to him as administrator to his mother. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 228.
Treasurer Godolphin to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Toby Purcell for a grant of the Crown's title to a small estate of about 100l. per an. lately purchased by him from one John Butler in Co. Tipperary; in case Butler dies without issue male. Ibid., p. 229.
Aug. 22.Money warrant for 570l. 17s. 3d. to Robert Crompton for his bill, detailed, of salaries and disbursements to June 24 last as Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets. (Money order dated Aug. 22 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 146. Order Book V, p. 394.
Same for 200l. to Samuell Wiseman, Comptroller of the Malt Lottery Tickets, for one year to same date for salaries of himself and his clerks. (Money order dated Aug. 22 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 146. Order Book V, p. 394.
Aug. 22.William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayte to prepare a royal warrant to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to place to the head of levy money the 500l. charged by him to the account of the Third Troop of Guards in the year ended 1691 Dec. 31 for recruit horses when the said Troop was in Ireland: all as by the petition of Paul Docminique who was then agent to the said Regiment: and further not to charge the said Troop with the sum of 619l. 13s. 10d. (certified by the Commissioners of Transports 1694 April 10) for the transportation of said Troop to and from Ireland. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 66.
Aug. 24.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 200l. per an. to Anthony Rowe, Keeper of Hyde Park, as from 1699 June 24, as well for the wages of the underkeepers thereof and to a person attending at the gate, as for hay and beans for the deer. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 422.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Charles Osborne of an annuity of 200l. out of the General Letter Office as from Xmas last: in continuation of the like annuity granted to him by the late King William III. (The patent bears date 1702 Nov. 3). Ibid., p. 430.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 100l. per an. to Sir Charles Cotterell. Master of the Ceremonies, as in lieu of all allowances by bills and otherwise in respect of his said office: to commence from the date he was last paid [the said yearly sum]. Ibid., p. 431.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Sir Henry Bathurst of the Queen's capital stocks of 7000l. and 166l. 5s. 0d. (being the late King James's portion and a division [dividend] made 1697 Sept. 24 of 23/8 per cent. thereon) in the East India Company: for his sole use for ever without account. Ibid., p. 432.
Royal sign manual for 312l. to the Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants at Arms as follows: out of Civil List moneys: viz.
£s.d.
for fees on the Coronation10000
for scarlet robes at same16700
for fees on the Queen assuming her stall at Windsor as Sovereign of the Garter4000
for largesse upon the creation of one nobleman viz. the Lord Halifax500
£31200
(Money warrant dated August 29 hereon.) (Money order dated Sept. 7 hereon.) Ibid., p. 434. Money Book XVI, pp. 142, 150. Order Book V, p. 398.
Royal warrant to the Postmasters General for a salary of 100l. per an. as from Lady day last to Jacob Vander Poel, Postmaster at the Briel in Holland, he having for several years past taken a particular care of all letters, orders and despatches sent to him by Wm. III. and "managed all affairs relating to our sea and land service there and hath put on board and shipped off the English disabled soldiers from the army and others from time to time at the Briel or Helvoetsluis" in consideration whereof Wm. III allowed him a pension of 100l. per an. as agent at the Brill for such letters and shipping as also to examine and inspect the passes of all such persons as might be suspected enemies to the government and [should] attempt to come over in the pacquett boats for England in all which he has been very faithful. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 434a.
Aug. 24.Same to Treasurer Godolphin for 5l. a week to Sir Robert Killegrew from March 8 last: out of Civil List moneys: as royal bounty during pleasure. (Money warrant dormant hereon dated Aug. 29.) (Dormant money order for 4l. a week dated Sept. 17 hereon) (see supra under date May 5, May 25). Ibid., p. 434b. Money Book XVI, p. 151. Order Book V, pp. 394, 398.
Same to same for payment of 8670l. for salaries to several of the late King's servants in part of arrears due at or before his death as follows: viz. (Money orders dated Sept. 3 hereon.)
£
Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, for half a year to 1700 Xmas as President of the Privy Council750
Peregrine Bertie as Vice Chamberlain for same time300
Henry, Earl of Romney for half a year to 1701 Lady day as Groom of the Stole1000
James, Duke of Queensborough, for half a year to 1700 Xmas as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber500
Aubery, Earl of Oxford, for same as a same500
Algernoon, Earl of Essex, for same as a same500
Charles, Earl of Burlington, for same as a same500
Richard, Earl of Scarborough, for same as a same500
Charles, Earl of Selkirk, for same as a same500
Robert, Lord Lexinton, for same as a same500
Charles, Earl of Arran for half a year to 1700–1 Feb. 7 as a same500
Charles, Earl of Carlisle, for half a year to 1701 June 24 as a same500
Thomas, Lord Windsor, for half a year to 1700 Xmas as a Groom of the Bedchamber250
Thomas Lord Raby, George Cholmondley, Esq., Hatton Compton Esq., Adrian Van Borcelan, John Sayers, Emanuel Scroop How, James Stanley, for same as same 250l. each1750
Benjamin Bennett for half a year to 1702 Lady day on 240l. per an. as Governor or Commander-inChief of "the Bermuda and Summer Islands"120
£8670
King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 435. Order Book V, p. 414.
Same to same for an allowance of 2s. a day to James Dwyre as from Jan. 29 last during pleasure, in continuation of the like allowance made him by William III. (Money warrant dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 27 sic hereon. With a marginal order dated 1710 Nov. 22 for renewal hereof.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 436. Money Book XVI, p. 151. Order Book XVI, p. 394.
Aug. 24.Royal warrant for 2263l. 18s. 4d. to William Blathwayte viz. 1000l. for attending William III in Holland in 1701; 163l. 18s. 4d. for extraordinary disbursements in same year; 100l. paid to a correspondent abroad by William III's direction; 1000l. for salary as Secretary at War for one year to Xmas last as in lieu of poundage. (Money warrant dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Money order dated Sept. 1 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 437. Order Book V, p. 397.
Same for the issue of 1665l. out of Civil List funds as follows:
£
William, Earl of Portland, on his contract for the royal Gardens viz. 1701 Xmas to 1702 July 311250
Peter Guenon de Beaubuisson for half a year to 1701 June 24 as Keeper of the Private Armory, Bows and Setting Dogs to William III190
John Branch for 6 months to 1700 June 24 as Circuitor or Bailiff of Battles Walk25
Benj. Woodruff D.D. for maintaining certain Greek youths at the University of Oxford200
£1665
(Money warrant dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Money orders dated Aug. 31 for Portland, Beaubuisson and Woodruff and Branch hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 438. Money Book XVI, p. 151. Order Book V, pp. 365, 396, 417.
Same for 192l. 15s. 3¾d. as follows:
£s.d.
to the Churchwardens of Hampton for the poor. (Money order dated Sept. 3 hereon)50
to Sir Charles Cotterell for half a year to 1701 Sept. 29 on his annuity in lieu of bills as Master of the Ceremonies to William III50
to the warden, riding forester, woodward, underkeepers and other officers and expenses, detailed, of Windsor Forest for same time9215
£19215
(Money orders dated Sept. 3 and 17 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 439. Order Book V, p. 413, 418, 421.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Anthony Guydot and John Coggs of the office of Ranger of Windsor Great Park and the Rangership or custody of the Little Park: as amply &c. as William, Earl of Portland or any other predecessor therein. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 440.
Royal sign manual for 593l. 14s. 6d. to Robert Cole, Agent and Consul at Algiers for 2 bills of extras in said service 1699 Aug. 10 to 1701 Aug. 10. (Money warrant dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 31 hereon.) Ibid., p. 441. Money Book XVI, p. 150. Order Book V, p. 404.
Aug. 24.Royal warrant to John [sic] Dodd, Receiver General of the Rights and Perquisites of the Admiralty, to pay 300l. per an. as salary for himself and 40l. per an. for a clerk as from June 27 last: the Lord High Admiral having by deed dated July 27 last declared that all the rights and perquisites belonging to his said office shall be disposed for the use and benefit of the public. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 447.
Same dated at Windsor Castle, to the said Thomas [sic] Dodd, to pay 400l. per an. to William Ettrick as Attorney General to Prince George of Denmark, Lord High Admiral: to be paid out of the 2500l. reserved out of the said Rights and Perquisites under the instrument signed by said Prince July 27 last as above for the disposing of said Rights &c. to the benefit of the public. Ibid., p. 519.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 1850l. per an. each as salary to Daniel, Earl of Nottingham as a Secretary of State and Sir Cha. Hedges as a same. Ibid., p. 448.
Money warrant for 100l. 16s. 0d. to William Bellamy, Remembrancer of the city of London, for one year to 1702 Xmas for the city impost of wines for the officials thereof detailed. (Money order dated Sept. 1 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 145. Order Book V, p. 397.
Same for 148l. 7s. 6d. to Serjeant Samuell Powell for disbursements for the House of Commons for coals &c. from 1701 Dec. 30 to 1702 May 25. Money Book XVI, p. 150.
Same for 144l. 17s. 7d. to Edward Proger for disbursements as Keeper of the Middle Park at Hampton Court in 1700 and 1701. (Money order dated Sept. 9 hereon.) Ibid., p. 150. Order Book V, p. 417.
Same for 75l. 3s. 5d. to Mary Williamson for an overpayment on her late husband's account of the Duties on Marriages and Houses for Co. Yorks. in the year ended 1699 Lady day. (Money order dated 1702 Nov. 19 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 153. Order Book V, p. 412.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Clerk of the Pipe for a new patent under the Exchequer seal to re-appoint Visct. Lisburne as Steward of the Lordships and manors of Mevenydd, Croythyn [Creuddyn], Henniniock, Caerwedros and Perfedd in Co. Cardigan as by the patent of 1689 Sept. 6. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 426.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to pay to John, bishop of Ossory (executor to Sir Standish Hartstongue his father, late one of the Barons of the Exchequer Ireland) 289l. 9s. 0d. in full of the arrears due to his said father 1693 Xmas to 1695 June 5 on his additional allowance of 200l. per an. as a Baron of the Exchequer. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 230.
Aug. 24.Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland to collect, for the use and account of the Duke of Ormonde, the Duties of Butlerage and Prizage and to answer and pay same quarterly to the benefit and advantage of the said Duke. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 231.
Same to same to continue to the Earl of Orkney and Richard Ingoldsby until June 30 next the pay of a Brigadier on the Irish Establishment notwithstanding her Majesty's resolution to reduce the number of Brigadiers on the said Establishment. Ibid., p. 236.
Same to same to pay 350l. to Murough, Visct. Blessington for the conveyance of a front waste house plot on the west side of Nicholas Street (the property of Sir Daniel Bourke); a ditto the property of Sir Nicholas Comin; a ditto the property of Alderman Nicholas Faning and Alderman James Bourke; a ditto the property of Patrick Wolfe Fitz Richard; a ditto the property of Francis Creagh Fitz Thomas: all in the city of Limerick: which ever since the troubles in Ireland have been used for a parade ground for our soldiers in garrison there: and the said Viscount claims a title to same: which claim is good and the said soldiers cannot at any time conveniently be without the said waste ground. Ibid., pp. 240–1.
Same to same to insert on the present and all future establishments of Ireland an annuity or yearly pension of 200l. to David, Visct. Roche and 50l. each to his brother Ultick [Ullick] Roche and sister Helen Roche. Ibid., p. 245.
Same to same for a pension of 3s. a day on the Irish Establishment to Gabriell Barbiere, clerk: during pleasure. Ibid., p. 264.
Aug. 25.Money warrant dormant for the bills of liberates of Samuell Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt: viz. for liberates (examined and rated by the Auditor of the Receipt and approved by the Chancellor of the Exchequer) to the Million Lottery Ticket Office [5–6 Wm. and Mary c. 7]; the Office for the Annuities on the 9d. per barrel [4 Wm. and Mary c. 3] and on the 2–7 parts of the 9d. per barrel granted for ever [5 and 6 Wm. and Mary c. 20]. Money Book XVI, p. 147.
Money warrant for 100l. to Sir Cha. Cotterell for half a year to 1700 Xmas as Master of the Ceremonies.
60l. 16s. 8d. to Charles Cotterell Esq. for same time as Assistant to the Master of the Ceremonies.
50l. to Richard Le Bass for same time as Marshal of the Ceremonies. Ibid.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin [to the Customs Cashier] for payment of the salaries of 15l. per an. to Harry Browne as a Queen's waiter Bristol port.
Same to Edward Nash as a same ibid.
Same to Joseph Whetham as a same ibid. Ibid., p. 149.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Eliz. Overton for the pay of Lieut. Peter Sutherland deceased (to whom she is executrix) late of Capt. Mathews' Troop in Col. Richard Leveson's Dragoons [petitioner] "being in danger to be defrauded thereof by the combination of the said Col. Richard Leveson and the Adjutant." Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 68.
Aug. 25.Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Earl of Essex for taking off the respits on the pay of the hautboy added to each Troop in his Regiment of Dragoons. Ibid., p. 83.
Letters patent by Treasurer Godolphin constituting Joseph Whetham as a Queen's waiter, Bristol port being his present post.
Edward Nash, the like.
Henry Browne, the like. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 208.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to rate a particular of the premises called Poynton Cowpastures in Co. Lincoln in order to a lease thereof to Henry Washington as nominee of Mrs. Eliz. Gellat, the assignee of Elizabeth Sandys per her executor John Sandys. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 433.
Aug. 28.Letter of direction for the payment out of Civil List moneys of the 61l. to Sir Edward Northey as by his money warrant of July 17 last supra p. 302. Disposition Book XVI, p. 98.
Aug. 29.Royal sign manual for 500l. to Peregrine, Baron Osborne of Kiveton commonly called Marquess of Carmarthen, as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Undated money order hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 432. Money Book XVI, p. 151. Order Book V, p. 394.
Same for 500l. to Charles, Earl of Winchilsea "who is going upon a compliment from us to the Court of Hanover": for his charges and expenses there and back. (Money warrant dated Aug. 29 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 31 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 437. Order Book V, p. 396.
Money warrant for 500l. to Isabella, Duchess Dowager of Grafton, and 1000l. to Charles, Duke of Grafton, for half a year to 1701 June 24 on their annuities.
1500l. to Charles, Duke of Southampton, for same to 1695 Xmas on his annuity. Money Book XVI, p. 151.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to appoint the following as Agents for Prizes in the respective ports and places detailed: viz.
Nath. Gyst, agent at Exeter.
Dr. William King, agent at Dublin.
Richard Bickerstaff, agent at Waterford.
Robert Green, agent at Belfast, Londonderry and Wexford.
John Lee, agent at Oporto and Viana.
Thomas Povey, agent at New England.
— Byerly Esq., agent at New York and New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
— Muschamp Esq., agent at Maryland.
William Bird Esq., agent at Virginia.
— Stopforth Esq., agent at Bermudas.
the Collector of the Customs, agent at Carolina.
the Collector of the Customs, agent at Bahama Islands.
Arthur Winter, agent at Jamaica.
— Gibbes Esq., agent at Barbados, St. Christopher, Montserrat and Antigua.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 422.
Aug. 29.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to appoint Joseph Batailhe as storekeeper of the Prizes at Portsmouth at 50l. per an. loco Charles Vaughan. Ibid.
Subscription by same for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant of the 22d. inst. to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Peter Hume, the Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of furniture, detailed, for the House of Peers viz. a Turkey carpet for the throne, Turkey work chairs for the Prince's Room, a stool with a velvet seat and 2 pans, with one yellow ground carpet for the Stool Room; the Painted Chamber rails to be covered with green baize; the Lord Keeper's and Lord Treasurer's room and Lord Privy Seal's Inner Room to be hung with green serge, one Turkey work carpet, 12 Turkey work chairs, and one close stool with 2 pans; in the Lord Great Chamberlain's Room one small Turkey yellow ground carpet; in the Bishop's Room one small Turkey carpet; the Bishops' Lobby to be hanged with green serge; in the Earl Marshal's Room 6 Turkey work chairs; in the Lords' smoking room a Turkey work carpet 2 dozen pewter candlestick with nozzles, one dozen snuffers and pans with 18 pewter chamber pots. Ibid., p. 423.
Same of a same dated Aug. 4 to same for the delivery to same of furniture for the House of Commons viz. a green velvet cushion with gold tassels for the Speaker's chair and to be new covered with green velvet, with the seat and foot place [pace] with gold fringe; a green cloth carpet for the table with silk fringe; one green cloth chair and stool with 6 cushions; the seats of the House to be new stuffed and covered with green cloth and silk fringe; all the seats in the Galleries to be new stuffed and covered with silk fringe; all the seats and tables in the Clerk's Office to be new covered and a green cloth carpet in the Closet; one dozen of cane chairs with green damask cushions in the Speaker's Withdrawing Room and 2 dozen of Turkey work chairs for his Chambers or Committee Rooms; 2 green serge curtains for the windows with silk fringe; one dozen of pewter chamber pots and one large pot; 3 dozen of pewter candlesticks with nozzles; 2 dozen of snuff pans with snuffers and extinguishers; one dozen of brass candlesticks and 2 close stools with stool pans; 6 stands; 2 long brushes, 2 broom brushes and 4 hand brushes for the seats of the House. Ibid.
Warrant by same to Philip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the Queen in Council dated Windsor Aug. 24 inst. for an account of the proceedings had in putting into execution the late King's commission in pursuance of the Act of 9 and 10 Wm. III c 36. about enclosures in New Forest. Ibid., p. 427.
Aug. 31.Privy seal for 1000l. per an. to Sir Lambert Blackwell for his ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Great Duke of Tuscany and the Republic of Genoa; in which employment the Queen is pleased to continue him. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 550.
Same for the salary or allowance of 380l. per an. to Benjamin Lodington as Agent and Consul General at Tripoli; in which employment the Queen is graciously pleased to continue him. Ibid., p. 554.
Same for the ordinary of 5l. a day to Paul Methuen as Envoy Extraordinary to Portugal; in which employment the Queen is graciously pleased to continue him. Ibid., p. 556.
Money warrant for 750l. to the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery for half a year to Xmas 1700 on his 1000l. per an. in lieu of diet and 500l. per an. bounty as President of the Privy Council to the late King. (Money order dated Aug. 31 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 164. Order Book V, p. 401.
Same for 300l. to Peregrine Bertie for half a year Xmas 1700 as Vice Chamberlain to the late King. (Money order dated August 31 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 203. Order Book V, p. 415.
Money order for 234l. 2s. 0¼d. to Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt, for necessaries delivered by him to the several Offices relating to the Annuities; for the half year ended 1702 Lady day: to be paid out of the surplus of annuities. Order Book V, p. 395.
Same for 196l. 12s. 0¼d. to same for necessaries, detailed, delivered to the Malt Lottery Office from 1699 Lady day to 1702 Lady day. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Richard Maundrell praying for Mr. Worstenholme's place in case he should be laid aside. Reference Book VIII, p. 15.