Treasury Warrants
November 1702, 1-15

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'Treasury Warrants: November 1702, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 378-393. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87383 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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November 1702, 1-15

Nov. 2.Money warrant for 650l. to Henry Baker on account for Crown law charges. (Money order dated Nov. 6 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 2 hereon: in the margin: "611l. hereof intended for 26 weeks to Capt. Porter et al. from 8 March to 6 Sept. last.") Money Book XVI, p. 166. Order Book V, p. 406. Disposition Book XVI, p. 111.
William Lowndes to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to put into effect the proposals in Auditor Shales's memorial touching the accounts of the land revenue for Cos. Yorks., Durham and Northumberland. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 88.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to return to Mr. Brewer, Receiver for Prizes, the lists of captors of prizes pursuant to the Queen's Declaration. Ibid.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to report on the enclosed bills of the artificers employed by the Duke of Northumberland in repairing his lodgings in the Round Tower in Windsor Castle. Ibid., p. 89.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of William Christian praying that his debt of 200l. for Salt Duties may be remitted, he having paid several thousand pounds for Salt Duties "and some years ago laid out great sums of money in collieries and salt pans which bring in her Majesty above 2000l. per an." Reference Book VII, p. 19.
Nov. 3.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 57l. per an. to John Goddard as one of the Customers of Bristol port." Money Book XVI, p. 173.
Letter of direction for 160l. to Visct. FitzHardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: to be paid to Mr. Randue for half a year to Sept. 29 last on his salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe keeper at Windsor. Disposition Book XVI, p. 112.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of Michael Este (East) for an increase of his salary as Secretary to the said Commissioners. Reference Book VIII, p. 19.
Nov. 3.Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Clifford Glassop praying that a bond of 500l. given by one Berdoe as surety for one Huggin a Customs Collector may not be put in suit against petitioner, the said Berdoe being unable to pay same. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of George Beadnall praying for a new lease of the tithes of corn and hay in Co. Northumberland which have been in his family since Henry VIII but as to which he is likely to be troubled at law by one Verdy. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Sir Robert Holmes for renewal of lease of the ground near the Horse Guards on which he has erected a house. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of George Duke for a Queen's waiter's place in the Customs.
Thomas Leader's petition for his father's place as a gauger of the Customs. Ibid., pp. 19, 20.
Same to Auditor Bridges of the petition of Andrew Huddleston shewing that having had great losses he became indebted to the Crown but has since paid the debt but the Auditors of Imprests refuse to pass his accounts without charging him with interest on the said money. Ibid., p. 20.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to continue the post on the cross road between Chester and Bristol until further notice for the conveniency of the merchants trading to those parts; as by the said Postmasters' memorial of Oct. 27 last. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 449.
Nov. 4.Letter of direction for 400l. to the Paymaster of the Works to be paid to Henry Wise for one quarter to Nov. 1 inst. on his contract for keeping up her Majesty's Gardens and Plantations.
300l. to same, 100l. thereof to be paid to Mr. Verrio for painting the Private Oratory at Windsor and 200l. thereof to same for painting at Hampton Court performed in the late King's reign. Disposition Book XVI, p. 112.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners. Sir George Parker, Sub-Commissioner for Prizes at Portsmouth, asserts there are much greater conveniencies at Cowes for the plundered goods expected home in Sir George Rooke's fleet and a quarter part less charge in landing and securing same there than at Southampton (it not being a quarter of the way from Spithead to Cowes as 'tis to Southampton) besides the town Duties. Are your officers of that opinion? Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 89.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Hall praying that the 6 months' offreckonings due to the Regiments of Col. Woods and Lord Raby may be paid to him for clothing and accoutrements furnished to said Regiments. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Nehemiah Winter, Commander of the King William galley, on behalf of himself and the rest of the owners thereof, shewing that he laded at Smyrna for London and that the Consul there, (considering the danger of the ship by the war which had broke out since petitioner left England) obliged him to take 13 men more for the security of the ship and only foreigners could be had, so that on arrival his ship is seized for being manned contrary to the Navigation Act. Reference Book VIII, p. 18.
Nov. 4.Treasury reference to the Attorney General of the petition of the Commissioners for the Royal Hospital at Greenwich shewing that the late King gave commission to Capt. Matthew Lowth to seize pirates in his voyage to India and that he did seize the ship Margarite commanded by Capt. Burgis (Burgiss); therefore praying a grant of the effects of said pirate. Ibid., p. 20.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Elizabeth Trueman, widow of Thomas Trueman, late Receiver General of Taxes for Cos. Leicester and Nottingham, praying allowance of 637l. 2s. 4d. for his extraordinary charges and of 2200l. lost by old [worn] money. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of James Caswall for the place of Receiver General of the Continued Duties on Marriages and on Houses &c. and proposing his sureties, detailed. Ibid., p. 21.
Nov. 6.Royal warrant dated St. James's to John Dodd, Receiver General of the rights and perquisites of the Admiralty, to pay 200l. to Edmund Hawley [Halley] ("whom we have employed in a special service relating to our Navy"): without account. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 452.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for the salaries of 1000l. per an. each to the Commissioners for Trade (Thomas, Visct. Weymouth; William, Lord Dartmouth; Sir Philip Meadows; William Blathwayte, John Pollexfen, George Stepney, Matthew Prior and Robert Cecil) and 400l. per an. for a clerk of the Privy Council to attend the said Commissioners; 500l. per an. to William Popple as Secretary; 240l. for 3 clerks; 160l. for 2 chamberkeepers; 30l. to a necessary woman and 73l. to the 2 Chamber keepers of the Council Chamber: being in all 9563l. per an. Ibid., p. 453.
Same to same for a privy seal for 200l. to James St. Amand, of the parish of St. Pauls Covent Garden; out of Lord Griffin's estate: being due on a bond from said Griffin for repayment of a loan. Ibid., p. 455.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to John Howe of the office of Keeper of the Gaol called the Gaol above the Wood in the Forest of Dean and of one of the Riding Foresters and of the Ale Cunnor in said Forest: all as amply as William, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Sir Baynham Throgmorton, Charles, Marquess of Worcester or any other predecessor therein. Ibid., p. 456.
Nov. 6.Same to same for a same for a grant to Thomas Hewitt of the office of Surveyor General of Woods North Trent, being the office he now holds. Ibid.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for the Master of the Great Wardrobe to pay 300l. per an. to Thomas Townsend, Clerk of the said Wardrobe, as in lieu of the poundage of 6d. per £ on all moneys paid to tradesmen and artificers &c. Ibid., p. 457.
Royal sign manual for 1000l. to Richard Coggs, goldsmith, for the use of Visct. Shannon: as royal bounty as a mark of royal favour "for his eminent service at the late expedition at Vigo in Spain and bringing us an account of the same." (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 458. Order Book V, p. 410. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for 1000l. per an. to the Duchess of Somerset as a Lady of the Bedchamber. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 459.
Same to same for a same for 1200l. per an. to Sir Bevill Granville as Capt. General and Governor in Chief of Barbados and several other islands and places in America: as from July 25 last: out of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty. Ibid., pp. 459–60.
Royal sign manual for 1000l. to Robert Harley towards providing his equipage as Speaker of the House of Commons, as usually allowed to former Speakers for the like occasion. (Money warrant dated Nov. 18 hereon.) (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon). Ibid., p. 462. Money Book XVI, p. 191. Order Book V, p. 410. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 700l. a year to Christopher Codrington as Capt. General and Governor in Chief of the Leeward Islands, being the salary he now enjoys in respect of said office. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 468.
Letter of direction for 1000l. to William Lowndes for secret service. Disposition Book XVI, p. 113.
Same for 2658l. 3s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh: out of loans on Malt: to be applied as follows, as part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. for 10,000 men for sea service: viz.
£s.d.
for one month's subsistence to the Regiments of Holt, Saunderson and Mordaunt2213150
for same to 7 Companies of Col. Villiers' Regiment including the Field Officers41484
£265834
Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Attorney General for his opinion what authority it will be proper for the Queen to give to settle the postal rates desired by the Postmasters General for letters passing between England and the Island Plantations in America by Mr. Dummer's vessels. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 90.
Nov. 6.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to assist the Prizes officers to secure in warehouses at Cowes any wines and brandies which shall be brought home in Sir G. Rooke's fleet: there being much greater conveniences at Cowes and at one fourth less charges (besides the town Duties) than at Southampton: the officers having viewed the warehouses at East and West Cowes and compute that they will hold about 800 tons and that there are commodious store houses directly under the constant inspection of the officers of the port. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 221.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of Charles Orfeure shewing that in Oct. 1700 he exported 338 bushels of salt into Scotland but his debenture for same was refused by the officer on the ground that "no allowance of debentures were made for salt sent into Scotland" and that upon contesting the same at law judgment was given against petitioner: therefore praying relief. Reference Book VIII, p. 20.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the sureties, detailed, in 4000l. of Isaac Newton as Master and Worker of the Mint. Warrants not Relating to Money XVIII, p. 447.
Same by same to the Prizes Commissioners to require an account by every post of the proceedings of their officers in relation to the goods plundered [at Cadiz] that should arrive in the fleet under Sir George Rooke and the conveyance thereof to Cowes instead of to Southampton: all by reason of the letters from Sir George Parker, Sub-commissioner for Prizes at Portsmouth, shewing that there are conveniencies at Cowes at one fourth part less charge in landing and securing same than at Southampton, the warehouses at East and West Cowes being commodious and capable of holding about 800 tons. Ibid., p. 449.
Nov. 6
et postea.
Same by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the sureties, of the Receivers General of the Duties on Marriages and on Houses for the various counties and places of England and Wales as follows: together with: Commissions to same respectively.
Appending: detailed list of said Receivers General with the names of their respective sureties.
for Co. Beds.: Henry Whitebread of Bedford.
for Co. Berks.: Lawrence Ambrose of Charney.
for Co. Bucks.: Hugh Horton of Apsley Co. Bucks.
for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely: John Millicent of Bergham Co. Cambridge.
for Co. Cumberland and Westmorland: Thomas Brougham of Scales Co. Camberland.
for Co. Derby: Samuell Bradshaw of Holbrook.
for Co. Dorset and Poole: John Derbie of Sherborne.
for Co. York, Durham and Westmorland: Francis Wyvill of the city of York.
for Co. Essex: Nathaniell Rich of Woodham Walter.
for Co. Hereford: Samuell Clark of Leominster.
for part of Co. Devon: Nicholas Wood of Exeter merchant.
for Co. Huntingdon: William Jeay and William Dowse of Huntingdon.
for Co. Kent: William Fausset of Dartford.
for Co. Leicester: Jarvis Bradgate of Thurnby.
for part of Lincoln: William Cawthorp of Lincoln.
for part of Lincoln: John Coxhall of Lincoln.
for Co. Northampton and Rutland: Benjamin Mathews of Daventry.
for part of Norfolk: John Ellis of Yarmouth.
for Co. Nottingham: John Bury of Nottingham.
for Oxford City and University: Sir Robert Harrison Kt. of Oxford.
for Co. Salop: George Hosier of Salop gent.
for Co. Southampton and Isle of Wight: Thomas Austen of Herriard.
for Co. Suffolk: Samuell Pacey of Lowestoft.
for Co. Surrey: Leonard Child of Guildford and John Nuthall of London.
for Co. Sussex: French Bromfeild of Lewes.
for Co. Warwick and Coventry: John Andrews of Buscot.
for Co. Wilts.: John Child of Devizes.
for Co. Worcester: Thomas Albert of Worcester.
for Cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke and Haverford West: George Howells of St. Andrew, Co. Glamorgan.
for Co. Gloucester: Thomas Webb of Gloucester and to be Receiver General of the arrears of said Duties.
for Co. Herts: Robert Peters.
for Cos. London, Westminster and Middlesex: Sir Thomas Cuddon (Oct. 28).
for Co. Somerset: Baldwin Malet.
for Co. Stafford: William Burslem.
for Co. Lancs.: John Thornton.
for Co. Cornwall: Fra. Manaton.
for Co. Devon: Samuell Burridge.
for Co. Norwich and part of Norfolk: Robert Brown.
for Cos. London, Westminster and Middlesex: William Fazakerley (1703 May 19).
for Co. Norfolk: William Pacey (1703 April 28).
for Co. Essex: Sir Hugh Everard (1703 May 3).
Ibid., pp. 450–452, 460–2.
Nov. 6.Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated July 6 to the Master of the Jewel House to deliver 1000 ounces of white plate to the Lord Chamberlain "as has been usually allowed to the Chamberlain of her Majesty's Household." Ibid., p. 454.
Entry of signature by Treasurer Godolphin and Henry Boyle, Chancellor of the Exchequer, of the docquet of the lease to the Merchant Taylors' Company of premises viz. the Barge House in the Manor of Kennington, ut supra p. 274, 320. Ibid.
Royal warrant to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for a new Commission of the Revenue Ireland; the new Commissioners to be Thomas Keightley, Bartholomew Van Homrigh, John South, Sir Thomas Southwell and Christopher Carlton as Commissioners for Excise and Francis Robarts and the above 5 and Samuel Ogle to be Commissioners of the Revenue; in replacement of the Commission directed by the royal warrant of May 20 last supra p. 221. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 242.
Nov. 6.Royal warrant to the Earl of Rochester, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, to direct the payment to the Treasurer of the Ordnance in England of the sum of 3086l. 12s. 6d. (together with the exchange thereon) for the value of ordnance detailed (powder, musket shot, flints &c.) supplied out of the stores England for the service of Ireland in accordance with orders in Council of March 26 and April 17 last. Ibid., p. 243.
Nov. 7.William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests to expedite the privy seal for passing Sir George Wharton's accounts as [formerly] Treasurer of the Ordnance. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 89.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Capt. Richard Cane et al, Officers of Col. Robert White's Regiment concerning the item of 934l. 13s. 4¼d. charged on them by you. Ibid., p. 90.
Nov. 7.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to imprest 2000l. to Edward Dummer Esq. for 4 fit sloops or vessels to go out monthly from Falmouth to the West India Islands according to your contract with him for a constant correspondence between England and said Islands for the encouragement and benefit of trade: the first of the said sloops being already gone, the second to go in 10 days and the 3rd and 4th ready to go in turn. Money Book XVI, p. 174.
Money warrant for 200l. to William Borrett upon account for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated Nov. 9 hereon.) Ibid., p. 174. Order Book V, p. 407.
Nov. 9.Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal dormant for 5600l. per an. to the Prince of Denmark, Lord High Admiral of England, for the salaries of his Council for the Affairs of the Admiralty and the Secretaries thereof in such manner as he shall direct: as from May 20 last. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 463.
Same to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction on the Exchequer Court judgment of 225l. against Richard Webb in Hilary term 1699 for exporting wool: all on condition of his paying 54l. 1s. 8d. in part of said fine and in compassion to the deplorable condition of him and his family. Ibid., p. 465.
Nov. 9.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to allow 2 per cent. to the respective Agents for Prizes out of the neat produce of all prizes brought into port and there inventoried, appraized and unladen, as a sufficient allowance for their care and trouble in that service: it appearing that 2½ per cent. was similarly allowed during the late war to the several agents who stood on the Establishment [for payment] at a quantum meruit. Money Book XVI, p. 195.
Money warrant for 285l. 2s. 6d. to Gilbert, bishop of Sarum, Chancellor of the Garter, for half a year to Sept. 29 for the support of said Order. (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 179. Order Book V, p. 410. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes for an account of the totals of the assessments to the Subsidies and Poll money. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 90.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed presentment [missing] from the Customs Commissioners concerning the Prizage Duty on the new Subsidy. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Borret to attend the Exchequer Court constantly in term time as desired by the Lord Chief Baron, to the end you may be acquainted with all the Rules and Orders made there which any way concern the revenue: and to take care that same be duly executed. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to bring to London port the galeons and other prize ships taken at Vigo by Sir George Rooke. (The like letter to the Prizes Commissioners.) Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 223.
Nov. 10.Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to constitute Emanuel Scroop How, Edward Brereton, George Morley, Robert Yard, Anthony Duncombe, William Gostlin and Richard Bretton as Commissioners for Prizes: with the salary of 500l. per an. each: and Anthony Burnaby as their Secretary with 400l. per an. for himself and clerks; and Thomas Ryves as Comptroller with 300l. per an. for himself and clerks. King's Warrant Book, XXI, pp. 454–5.
Same to same for a same to constitute Christopher Wrenn Esq. as Chief Clerk of the Works loco William Dickenson Esq. deceased; with the salary of 100 marks per an. as from Sept. 29 last. Ibid., p. 458.
Privy seal for 100l. a day to John, Earl of Marlborough for his ordinary as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the negotiations with the Emperor, States General and other Princes and States at the Hague. Ibid., p. 461.
[? Nov. 10.]Authorisation under the Queen's sign manual of an establishment for a Commissary General of Provisions and Victuals to the Forces in the West Indies: to commence and take place from 19 Oct. 1702 viz. for Hezekiah Marshall as such Commissary General at 1l. 1s. 11d. a day or 400l. per an. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 461.
Nov. 10.Royal warrant dormant to Jo[h]n Dodd, Receiver General of the Rights and Perquisites of the Admiralty, to pay the salary of 300l. per an. to John Warters as from June 18 last as Solicitor to the Lord High Admiral in all matters relating to his Droits of Admiralty; as by the Prince of Denmark's warrants dated 1702 June 18 appointing him and 1702 Oct. 23 granting him the said salary. Ibid., p. 464.
Nov. 10.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 8l. per an. to Charles Ellesdon in respect of his office of searcher of Poole port. Money Book XVI, p. 175.
Money warrant for 97l. 7s. 8d. to Henry Ballow and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for joining tallies in the Court of the Exchequer; and is for fetching, sorting and joining the foils of 7789 tallies for the purchase of annuities between 1699 Easter and 1701 Sept. 29. (Money order dated Nov. 19 hereon.) Ibid., p. 175. Order Book V, 411.
Same for 450l. 12s. 0d. to the officers and clerks of the Tally Court for tallies of loan stricken without fee between 1702 Easter and Michaelmas. (Money order dated Nov. 12 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 176. Order Book V, p. 407.
Same for 20l. to Evan Jones, clerk, for the charge of his passage to the Leeward Islands whither he is going Chaplain. (Money order dated Nov. 12 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 178. Order Book V, p. 407. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Same for 45l. to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last for the French ministers in the Savoy. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 179. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, to pay the salary of 30l. per an. to Thomas Newton, Woodward of Whittlewood and Salcey Forests, as an addition to his present salary of 10l. per an. and in lieu of the fee of 12d. per £ from buyers of wood and timber in said forests excepting only the fee of 4d. for every tree marked for sale. Money Book XVI, p. 180.
Warrant by same to the Receipt to distribute and apply to Deficient Funds as follows the sum of 102,549l. 14s. 5½d. being the receipts between Oct. 13 and Nov. 10 inst. from branches of the revenue as follows viz. 5165l. 13s. 9d. from Windows Duty; 3429l. 7s. 0d. from Additional Impositions; 2238l. 0s. 9d. from the New Duty on Paper Continued; 56,255l. 10s. 10d. from New Customs; 1682l. 11s. 4d. from Marriages Duties; 33,778l. 10s. 9½d. from Continued Impositions: the said distribution and application to be hereby as follows: viz.
Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register the 10th Nov. 1702.The distribution and application hereby ordered.
First 4s. Aid556221054745516117017
Third 4s. Aid407372032967020385757
Fourth 4s. Aid9171011364626179193058
Second Quarterly Poll89275134806651341879511
Three Fourths Customs21344715914794715944933
Salt17115000095112953602717
Two Thirds Additional Excise16000000830150336816
Additonal Impositions44517774355000009371311
Vellum and Parchment224114718810617471714
Marriages64800000443340001364014
4871611803239623210254914
Ibid., p. 181.
Nov. 10.Money warrant for 41l. to George, Duke of Northumberland, for 82 days June 9 last to Sept. 30 last on his fee of 10s. a day as Governor and Captain of Windsor Castle. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 182. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 805l. to John, Marquess of Normanby, for 161 days April 21 last to Sept. 29 last on his 4l. a day in lieu of diet and fee of 20s. a day as Keeper of the Privy Seal. (Money order dated Nov. 18 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Ibid., p. 185. Order Book V, p. 409. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 15l. to Arnold Squibb gent for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last on his salary or allowance as Clerk of the Nichels. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 19 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 186. Disposition Book XIV, p. 114.
Nov. 16. [sic erratum for Nov. 10.]Same for 20l. to James Brochin (Belchin) for his passage to Virginia, whither he is going chaplain with second orders, he having been taken by the French in his former voyage to that place. (Money order in the name of Brochin dated Nov. 12 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon in the name of Belchin.) Money Book XVI, p. 189. Order Book V, p. 407. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Nov. 10.Same for 150l. to Anthony Rowe, Keeper of Hyde Park, for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last for the wages of the underkeeper and to a person attending at the gate and for hay and beans for the deer. (Money order dated Dec. 5 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 200. Order Book V, p. 421. Disposition Book p. 114.
Same for 50l. to Henry Baker, for Sept. 29 quarter's salary as Solicitor for the Treasury. (Money order dated Dec. 2 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 200. Order Book V, p. 415. Disposition Book XVI, p. 118.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners. My Lord Treasurer has read your memorial of yesterday setting forth that the Grand Fleet under Sir George Rook which was expected at Spithead is now arrived in the Downs so that the measures taken at Portsmouth, Southampton and Cowes are for the present broken. The Queen has constituted Mr. Bretton, one of the Principal Commissioners for Prizes, chiefly to take care of such [prizes] as shall arrive in the Downs and those parts. Give him all assistance. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 91.
See supra Tr. Cal. XIV, p. 387 for the execution of the Treasury warrant of 1699 June 13 to the Customs Commissioners to compound with Thomas Walsh. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 26.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ Andrew Quick (who has for some years served as Collector at Padstow) as surveyor of the ports of Bideford and Barnstaple loco John Coker lately deceased.
Nov. 10.Cornelius Parminter as Collector at Padstow loco said Quick.
Thomas Byerley as Collector at New York loco Thomas Weaver dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 224.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Cawthorp for allowance of his extraordinary charges of 1290l. as Receiver General for part of Co. Lincoln for several years past. Reference Book VIII, p. 19.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of William Bowen for employment in the Customs.
George Trotter's petition for increase of his salary as Collector of Scarborough. Ibid., p. 20.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the surviving Trustees for sale of Fee Farm Rents to forbear executing the conveyance to the Earl of Dorset and Middlesex of certain rents to the value of 321l. 0s. 11¼d. per an.; by reason that it is maintained by Sir John Leveson Gower, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, that the same are quit rents and copyhold rents of the said Duchy and expressly excepted out of the Act for the sale of Fee Farm Rents. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 453.
Same by same to Sir Edward Ward, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and the rest of the Barons thereof to allow upon the accounts of the respective Receivers of the Duties on Houses the sum of 5l. per an. for each county for the fee or reward of the auditors in making up such accounts, as formerly hath been allowed: all in accordance with the petitions of Anthony Parsons and Henry Shales, Auditors of the land revenue within the kingdom of England. Ibid.
Subscription by same of a warrant dated Oct. 9 by the Earl of Jersey. Lord Chamberlain to the Earl of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for the delivery to Henry Lowman, her Majesty's housekeeper at Kensington, of a canopy of blue stuff to hang over the bed in which the Page of the Bedchamber is to lie. Ibid., p. 454.
Nov. 11.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to pay to the executors of William Campion, Subcommissioner for Prizes at Dover, his salary to the date of his death and thereafter to pay said salary to Edward Knatchbull from the date of his Commission as successor to said Campion. Money Book XVI, p. 176.
Money warrant for 1077l. 3s. 0d. to Geo. Stepney for 3 bills of extraordinaries 1700–1 Feb. 28 to 1701 Nov. 28 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Emperor of Germany. (Money order dated Nov. 13 hereon.)
910l. to same for his ordinary for 6 months Feb. 27 last to Aug. 28 last as same. (Letter of direction for 910l. dated Nov. 14.) Ibid., p. 177. Order Book V, p. 408. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Same for 1241l. 12s. 0d. to John, Earl of Marlborough, for 4 bills of extraordinaries 1701 June 27 to 1701–2 March 8 as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the States General. (Money order dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 178. Order Book V, p. 408.
Same for 80l. to John Tucker for half a year to Sept. 29 last as Keeper of her Majesty's Paper Office. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 183. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 10l. per an. to Nathaniell Smith as Comptroller of Poole port. Ibid., p. 186.
William Lowndes to Auditor Shales to report on the enclosed papers [missing] containing complaints against Mr. Simpson, late deputy steward of Kirton in Lindsey, and his answer thereto. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 91.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to discharge from seizure the ship King William galley and her lading, Nehemiah Winter commander, which sailed from London before the war was proclaimed with 35 seamen, 30 thereof English and arrived at Smyrna in May last and there reloaded for London but having notice of the war and that several of the enemy's ships lay at Cerigo and other places in the way to England the said commander took in 13 soldiers being foreigners (no English being then there to be had) for her defence and is in consequence seized on her arrival in the Thames Oct. 25 last. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 224–5.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of James Bury proposing his sureties as Receiver for the Continued Duties on Births and on Houses for Co. Notts. Reference Book VIII, p. 21.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of Mr. Nathaniell Molineux late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Lancs. praying a privy seal to permit the assigning of several extents against him as security for 500l. which his friends are willing to advance to compound the remaining debt due from petitioner to the Crown. Ibid.
Nov. 11.Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated this day to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the covering with crimson say the seat at Paul's Church for the Queen's thanksgiving day: also the seats, woolpacks &c. that are appointed there for the [members of the] House of Peers. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 455.
Nov. 12.Money warrant for 291l. 2s. 4½d. for the officers of the Works, detailed, for their salaries for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.)
£s.d.
Sir Christopher Wren, Surveyor General; for 3 quarters to Michaelmas 1702344
William Vanbrugh Esq., Comptroller; for half a year to same date13139
Thomas Lloyd Esq., Paymaster; for 3 quarters to same date2776
Benj[amin] Jackson, Master Mason; for same time13139
the executors of William Dickenson Esq., Clerk Engrosser; for same time50
William Ireland, Master Glazier; for same time14119
Richard Stacey, Master Bricklayer; for same time13139
Charles Atherton, Serjeant Plumber; for same time13139
Alexa[nder] Fort, Master Joiner; for same time3994
John Grove, Master Plasterer; for same time13139
Grimling Gibbons, Carver; for same time2010
Mathew Roberts, Plumber at Windsor; for same time13139
Mathew Banks, Master Carpenter; for same time13139
Cha. Hobson, Purveyor; for same time926
£2912
Money Book XVI, p. 188. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 60l. to Richard Hill for same time on his salary as Latin Secretary. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 188. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 37l. 10s. 0d. to Philip Ryley for same on his salary as Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 189. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 731l. 2s. 7½d. each to Daniel, Earl of Nottingham, and Sir Charles Hedges, from May 2 last (when they were made Secretaries of State) to Sept. 29 on their allowance or salary of 1850l. per an. each as such. (Money orders dated Nov. 21 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 190. Order Book V, p. 411. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
1702 Nov. 12. [wrongly dated 1702–3 March 12]Same for 1029l. 7s. 6d. to Thomas Felton and the executors of William Chiffinch for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last as Master of the Hawks. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 191. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Nov. 12.Same for 315l. to the Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants at Arms as follows for same time on their respective salaries. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.)
l.
Sir Thomas St. George [Garter] Principal King at Arms75
Sir Henry St. George, Clarencieux King at Arms30
Robert Devenish Esq., Norroy King at Arms30
Lawrence Cromp Esq., York Herald20
Henry Dethick Esq., Richmond Herald20
Samuell Stebbing Esq., Somerset Herald20
Gregory King Esq., Lancaster Herald20
Charles Mawson Esq., Chester Herald20
Peers Maudit Esq., Windsor Herald20
John Gibbon gent, Bluemantle Pursuivant at Arms15
John Heskett gent, Portcullis Pursuivant at Arms15
Peter Le Neve, Rouge Croix Pursuivant at Arms15
John Hare gent, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant at Arms15
£315
Money Book XVI, p. 193. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Nov. 12.Money warrant for 51l. 15s. 0d. to Theophilus Westwood, one of the underkeepers of New Park near Richmond, for same time for the underkeepers and other officers of said park (Edward Aldrich an underkeeper; Thomas Satchfield bailiff, Henry Bridges moletaker.) (Money order dated Dec. 5 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 193. Order Book V, p. 422. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 82l. 2s. 6d. to Lawrence, Earl of Rochester, for same time on his fee of 6s. a day as Keeper of said Park. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 194. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 6l. 16s. 10½d. to Ann Whynnyard alias Incledon for same time on her fee as Keeper of her Majesty's Royal House at Westminster. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 194. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Nov. 13.Same for 150l. to Dr. Richard Bentley for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last on his salary as Keeper of her Majesty's Libraries.
150l. to Sir Cha. Cotterell, for same as Master of the Ceremonies.
75l. to Mr. Le Bass for same time as Marshal of the Ceremonies.
30l. 8s. 4d. to Cha. Cotterell for same as assistant Master of the Ceremonies. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 182. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 75l. 5s. 7½d. each to John Templer, Edmund Williamson, Thomas Charnock, and Reginald Ryley as Serjeants-at-Arms, for same time on their fee of 3s. a day and board wages of 2s. 6d. a day. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 183. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 187l. 10s. 0d. to Sir John Nicholas, for same time as one of the Clerks of the Privy Council.
125l. each to William Blathwayt, John Povey and Edward Southwell for half a year to same date as respectively same. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 184. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Nov. 13.Money warrant for 146l. 17s. 6d. to Malachy Thurston, for three quarters to same date on his several fees of 20 marks per an. and 10s. a day as Knight Harbinger. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 184. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 34l. 4s. 4½d. to Richard Coling for same time on his fee of 2s. 6d. a day as one of the Keepers of the Council Chamber. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon). Money Book XVI, p. 184. Disposition Book XVI. p. 114.
Same for 90l. to John Fitch for same time on his fee or salary as Workmaster of the Ordnance. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 186. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 99l. 2s. 6d. to Horatio Moor for same on his fees or salary of 8d. a day and 120l. per an. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 186. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 21l. 18s. 2d. to Sir Simon Harcourt, for June 1 last to Sept. 29 last on his fee or salary as Solicitor General. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 for 22l. 3s. 0d.)
20l. 6s. 8d. to Sir Edward Northey for Sept. 29 quarter on his same as Attorney General. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, pp. 189, 190. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 450l. to Peregrine Bertie for three quarters to Sept. 29 last on his allowance as Vice Chamberlain of the Household. (Money order dated Dec. 24 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 194. Order Book V, p. 425. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 22l. 16s. 3d. to John Cocks, one of the Keepers of the Council Chamber, for same time on his fee or salary of 2s. 6d. a day. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 227. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
William Lowndes to the Postmasters General to report on the papers produced to the Lord Treasurer at the late hearing of Mr. Tutchin's complaint against Mr. Castleton, Comptroller of the Penny Post Office, viz. as to article No. 2 concerning Mr. Castleton's tolerating the country messengers in taking up letters on their respective walks: article No. 7 about the small produce of the delivery place in Mr. Golling's time to what it is now; and the complaint that letters whose postage hath been paid have been made away with by Stephen Lindon and the money sunk; together with an account signed by Mr. Dockwra tending to prove the same. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 92.
Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Oct. 21 to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to John Warner, Master of her Majesty's Great Barges, of 48 pairs of silver badges for the watermen's liveries not exceeding 50 ounces each pair and one pair of 60 ounces for the Master. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 454.
Nov. 14.Letter of direction for 11,042l. 3s. 7½d. for 52 items of Civil list payments, being accounted for separately as follows with the exception of the three following items viz.:
£s.d.
Paul Joddrell, Clerk of the House of Commons7100
Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse1500
Clerk of the Pleas3150
The remaining items are accounted for separately as royal warrants or money warrants or orders as follows viz.:
Nov. 2 (Henry Baker 650l.): Nov. 6 (Robert Harley 1000l.; Mr. Coggs for Lord Shannon 1000l.): Nov. 7 (Mr. Borrett 200l.): Nov. 9 (Chancellor of the Garter 285l. 2s. 6d.): Nov. 10 (Marquess of Normanby 805l.; Anthony Row for the Hyde Park underkeepers 150l.; Dukeof Northumberland 41l.; Arnold Squibb, Clerk of the Nichells 15l.; Henry Baker 50l.; French Ministers in the Savoy 45l.; Evan Jones and James Belchin 20l. each): Nov. 11 (John Tucker 80l.; George Stepney 910l.): Nov. 12 (Earl of Nottingham 731l. 2s. 7½d.; Sir Charles Hedges 731l. 2s. 7½d.; Peregrine Bertie 450l.; John Fitch 90l.; Sergeants Ryley, Templer, Charnock, Williamson each 75l. 5s. 7½d.; Heralds at arms 315l.; Sir Edward Northey 20l. 6s. 8d.; Sir Simon Harcourt 22l. 3s. 0d.; officers of the Works 291l. 2s. 4½d.; Phillip Ryley, Surveyor of Woods 37l. 10s. 0d.; Ann Whynyard 6l. 16s. 10½d.; Dr. Bentley 150l.; Master of the Hawks 1029l. 7s. 6d.; Malachy Thurston 146l. 17s. 6d.; Richard Hill 60l.; Clerks of the Privy Council 562l. 10s. 0d.; Richard Coling 34l. 4s. 4½d.; Sir Charles Cotterell 150l.; Richard Le Bass 75l.; Charles Cotterell 30l. 8s. 4d.; Earl of Rochester 82l. 2s. 6d.; underkeepers of Richmond Park 51l. 15s. 0d.): Nov. 13 (Horatio Moore 99l. 2s. 6d.; John Cox 22l. 16s. 3d.): Nov. 18 (Robert Ford 27l. 7s. 6d.; Queen's Remembrancer 41l. 18s. 0d.; Brooke Bridges 50l.; Thomas Done 50l.): Nov. 25 (Duke of Devonshire 25l.; William East, Clerk of Estreats [in the Court of Common Pleas] 15l.): Dec. 18 (Pipe Office Secondaries 15l.). Disposition Book XVI, pp. 114–5.
William Lowndes to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed case [missing] relating to the freight of Lord Peterborough's goods and equipage to his Government of Jamaica. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 91.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Bartholomew Palmer and other wine merchants of London praying that those merchants who have paid the principal on their bonds may have them delivered up without interest and that further lime may be granted to those merchants who have not paid all the principal due on their bonds for want of sale of their wine still lying on their hands. Reference Book VIII, p. 21.