Treasury Warrants
November 1702, 16-30

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'Treasury Warrants: November 1702, 16-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 393-405. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87384 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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November 1702, 16-30

Nov. 16.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to apply to the head of seamen's wages the 50,000l. to be advanced by the Bank of England according to their late agreement and the 2656l. 7s. 0d. remaining in the hands of the Navy Treasurer of the 30,000l. lately advanced by Mr. Thomas Browne. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Nov. 16.William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer forthwith to receive from the Bank of England 50,000l. to complete 165,000l. which they agreed to advance on tallies in your hands on the Land Tax and Subsidies and to deposit 53,000l. of said tallies as security: and to apply same together with 2656l. 7s. 0d. as above. Disposition Book XVI, p. 115.
Same to the Earl of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, enclosing royal warrants for furniture of the Queen's stall in St. George's Chapel Windsor and for providing atchievements for the installation of the Elector of Hanover. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 92.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Nehemiah Winter. Commander of the King William galley, shewing that although he has obtained a warrant for discharge of her she is seized under the Navigation Act. Reference Book VIII, p. 21.
Nov. 16, 18, 27 and Dec. 4.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the sureties detailed of the following as Receivers of the Duties on Marriages and on Houses: viz.
John Bury for Co. Notts. in 4000l.
Robert Peters for Co. Herts. in 4500l.
Samuell Burridge for Co. Devon in 7000l.
Nicho. Wood for Co. Devon and Exeter in 5000l.
Thomas Albert for Co. Worcester in 4000l.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 457.
Nov. 17.Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Grocer for discharge from a bond of 480l. in the Exchequer and two bonds for 150l. in the Excise Office, he having satisfied same. Reference Book VIII, p. 25.
Instructions by Treasurer Godolphin to be observed by the Principal Commissioners for Prizes concerning the securing of the goods seized at Port St. Mary's and Vigo.
The goods taken at Port St. Mary's are to be distinguished from those taken at Vigo.
Such of the goods taken at Port St. Mary's as are marked by Sir George Rooke are to be distinguished from those not marked by him.
The plunder taken at Port St. Mary's is to be secured in the warehouse at Portsmouth, Cowes, Dover, Deal and other next adjacent and most convenient warehouses, but damaged goods are to be sent to the quickest markets according to discretion.
The booty taken at Vigo is to be brought up the River [Thames] pursuant to his Royal Highness's [the Lord Admiral's] orders to Sir Cloudesley Shovel except damaged goods as above.
The execution of the above instructions is to be certified to me [Godolphin] to the end directions may be given for making exact inventories.
All Customs officers are to assist the Prizes Commissioners herein.
Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 455.
Nov. 18.Money warrant for 27l. 7s. 6d. to Robert Ford, for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last on his several fees amounting to 36l. 10s. 0d. per an. as Keeper of the Gardens at Newmarket. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14.) Money Book XVI, p. 178. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 41l. 18s. 0d. to [Henry Ayloffe] the Queen's Remembrancer for 3 quarters to 1702 Sept. 29 on his salary of 55l. 17s. 4d. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14.) Money Book XVI, p. 283. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt to pay 56,521l. 3s. 0d. to the Earl of Ranelagh, by tallies of pro on the overplus of the malt Duties &c.: and to be applied as follows viz.
£s.d.
as in further part of 700,000l. for 40,000 men until 1702 Dec. 2550000
as in further part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. (part of 352,000l.) for the Guards and Garrisons in England for one year to 1702 Xmas: being for subsistence from Nov. 12 inst. to Dec. 2 next5967143
as in further part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. (remainder of said 352,000l.) for 3 weeks' subsistence to Lord Lucas's Regiment for same time55389
Money Book XVI, p. 187.
Allowance by same of the Malt Office incidents bill for June 24 quarter last (total 408l. 8s. 0d.).
and the Excise Office incidents bill for same quarter: total 1158l. 3s. 6¼d. Ibid., pp. 188, 190.
Warrant dormant by same to the Customs Cashier to pay the fee or salary of 6l. per an. to Mathew Humberston as Usher of the Custom House, London port.
The same of 27l. per an. to Richard Lowther as one of the Customers of Newcastle port. Ibid., p. 191.
Money warrant for 30l. to John Pottinger for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last on his salary as Comptroller of the Pipe Office. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14.) Ibid., p. 206. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Same for 72l. 10s. 0d. to John Cook, Clerk of the Foreign Estreats, for same time on his fees and allowances about Recusants' Estreats &c. Ibid., p. 227.
Same for 50l. each to Auditors Bridges and Done for 3 quarters to same date on their salaries. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 14.) Money Book XVI, p. 201. Disposition Book XVI, p. 114.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to discharge from Aliens Duties the King William galley ut supra p. 389. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 225–6.
Nov. 18.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francisco Viera Nobre, Commander of the ship St. Gabriell of Lisbon, shewing that she is English built and her lading belongs to Portuguese: therefore praying permission to enter same, one Evans having seized her under the Navigation Act. Reference Book VIII, p. 22.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Nicho Wood proposing his sureties as Receiver of Marriages &c. for Co. Devon. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of Lady Frechvile for a reversionary grant of the Subpœna Office in Chancery in consideration of a pension of 152l. per an. payable to her at the Exchequer; on which 2052l. arrears are due. Ibid.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the late Commissioners of Transports to innovate 2 lost debentures one No. 191 for 483l. 16s. 0d. due to the ship Ann, Samuel Lugg master, the other No. 285 for 787l. 13s. 10d. due to the Freinds Adventure, Seagar Walter master, 2 ships employed in the transport service in the reducing of Ireland: all on the petition of Richard Hague merchant and Jonathan Rich shipwright: being for the hire and freight of the said ships. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 459.
Constitution by same of Edward Courtney gent as housekeeper of the Transfer Office: at the salary of 100l. per an. to be paid by the Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets out of the residue of the yearly fund appropriated for paying off the said tickets and is to be deducted yearly from the yearly sum of 1200l. payable to Thomas Strickland by the said Paymaster under the Lord Treasurer's warrant of 26 May last: the said Strickland being by the Lord Treasurer constituted as Commissioner or Chief Officer in the said Transfer Office until such time as a Commissioner or Chief Officer shall be appointed. Ibid., p. 463.
Warrant by same to the Queen's Remembrancer to forbear process ad computandum against Francis Molyneux and others who are set in super in the accounts of Charles Fox and Thomas Lord Coningsby, late Paymasters of the Forces Ireland, for moneys they received for clothing. Ibid., p. 468.
Subscription by same of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Nov. 14 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to Peter Hume, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of crimson damask draw up window curtains for the Council Chamber at St. James's with a suitable fringe. Ibid., p. 456.
1701 [sic for 1702] Nov. 19.Charles Thomas, [Receiver of the Casual Revenue in Barbados] to the Treasury Lords dated from Barbados. On the 18th May last I writ your Lordships at large and therein gave you an account how I was disappointed in not sending an account of all the prizes and forfeitures that has happened since my being casual Receiver. James Hanney Esq. who is Provost Marshal and sells all goods that are seized and [all] prize good[s] after condemnation, though [I] endeavoured all I could to get his accounts from him I could not do it. I complained to his Excellency my Lord Grey about it and he bid me speak to him, [the] said Hannay and tell him forthwith to do it; which I did: and a month after I went to his Excellency and told him Mr. Hannay had not yet brought the accounts: upon which his Lordship sent a letter to him to command him to do it. Though this was done I could not get the accounts done till this day; so that I am not able to send you an account of each account by this conveyance. My Lord Grey has copies of them but I believe does not carry them with him; but his attornies will send them by the first opportunity, which I shall also do the same and send them to your Lordships and all other accounts which I have transacted for his Majesty's interest.
Enclosed goes a letter [as below] to your Lordships to justify what I write, to be true: so [I] begg of your Lordships that you would not be displeased with me for [I] have endeavoured all that lay in my power: they might have been sent eight months ago and when your Lordships see the accounts which [I] hope will not be long, it will be very satisfactory to you.
Enclosing (a) R[alph] Lord Grey to [the Treasury Lords] dated Barbados 19 Nov. 1702. Mr. Charles Thomas, his Majesty's Casual [Revenue] Receiver desired of me to write to your Lordships concerning the making up the accompts of all the prizes and goods forfeited. I asked the said Thomas "for to make up them accounts" about eight months ago, which he appeared very ready to do and some time after he came and acquainted me that he could not get James Hannay Esq. his accompts (who is Provost Marshal) for the sale of the goods and other people's accounts that had charges to charge. Upon which I sent him to the said Hannay to tell him he must make up the accounts with him and afterwards I writ to him and could not get the accounts adjusted till this day: but always found the said Thomas to be very ready and not his fault they were not made up sooner. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) II, pp. 57–8.
Nov. 20.Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt for 30,000l. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance, to complete 70,973l. 13s. 9d. for the Ordnance: to be by tallies on the overplus of the Malt Duties next after 56,521l. 3s. 0d. already struck thereon. Money Book XVI, p. 192.
Money warrant for 200l. to Roger Millart, clerk to the Agents for Taxes, for incidents of the said Agents. (Money order dated Dec. 2 hereon.) Ibid., p. 192. Order Book V, p. 416.
William Lowndes to Mr. Burchet to lay the enclosed letter [missing] of the Prizes Commissioners before the Lord Admiral's Council. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 92.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of several clothiers praying that the offreckonings of this year may be paid to them, they having clothed and accoutred the army cheaper than usual. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Burchett enclosing Mr. Brewer's answer to the scheme of instructions proposed to be given to him for the execution of his office of Receiver General of Prizes. Lay same before the Admiralty Council for their opinion whether, if one of the Commissioners of Prizes be present at all general days of payment, there will be any objection to the method proposed by Brewer for paying the shares of prizes to the respective captors thereof. Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 93.
Nov. 20.William Lowndes to the Victualling Commissioners to report on the enclosed extract [missing] of a presentment from the Prize Commissioners touching provisions taken out of the Felicity, Swan and Mary and Mary and Anne 3 French prizes and made use of in her Majesty's fleet. Ibid.
Same to the Solicitor General to report on the representation from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster against a grant by the Trustees for sale of Fee Farm rents viz. of certain quit rents and copyhold rents of said Duchy to the Earl of Dorset, the same being expressly excepted by the Act for sale of Fee Farms. Ibid.
Treasury reference to William Blathwaite of the petition of Mrs. Langston in behalf of her husband Brigadier Langston praying payment of 1292l. 2s. 7d. due to her husband to clear his Regiment to 1692 March 30. Reference Book VIII, p. 22.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Daniell Woodcock distiller shewing that he is overcharged 470l. by the inferior officers of Excise and his distilling house and utensils to the value of 393l. 4s. 2d. have been seized: therefore praying that same may be returned to him as an old arrear, as hath been usual in like cases as he alleges. Ibid.
Nov. 20 and Dec. 24.Constitution by Treasurer Godolphin of Francis Burnaby as a Surveyor of the Duties on Marriages and on Houses loco William Ingram hereby superseded.
John Dynley as same loco John Chamberlain.
Charles Trench as same loco Obed. Smith. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p.p 464–5, 465.
Nov. 23.Money warrant for 375l. to Thomas Lane for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last on his pension.
450l. to Sir Fra. Windham for same on same.
300l. to Rachell and Frances, daughters of Dame Anne Windham for same on same. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 198. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Same for 75l. to the trustees for the Poor Ministers in the Isle of Man, for same time on their yearly pension. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 23 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 201. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
William Lowndes to Mr. Bruer, Deputy Auditor of Excise, enclosing William Blathwayt's petition [missing] concerning a super of 170l. set on him in the general account of Excise for 2 years ended 1691 June 24. What is this super ? Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 80.
Nov. 23.Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed report [missing] from the Customs Commissioners on the petition of Francisco Viera Nobre, Commander of the St. Gabriel of Lisbon. Ibid., p. 93.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Smithsby Hartley for a landwaiter's place London port on the surrender of Francis Burdet.
Thomas Myrick's petition for a same in Bristol port loco Mr. Glisson. Reference Book VIII, p. 22.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Robert Forder shewing that Wm. III re leased back to the church of Winchester the farm called Thurmond's Farm, (part of the lands designed by Charles II for a park for the intended royal palace there) the remainder, detailed, being leased to Anthony Segar at 60l. per an. which lease is assigned to petitioner: therefore praying leave to purchase the Crown's estate and interest therein. Ibid., p. 23.
Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant to the Master of the Great Wardrobe dated Oct. 17 for the delivery to Peter Hume, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, of purple silk lyar to hang up a silver branch at St. James's, green bays to cover the "jaums" [jambs] of the windows in the Court of Wards "where the House of Commons is to be sworn"; and for varnishing 14 cane chairs at the Ambassador's apartments in the Cockpit and for mending the frames of 2 chairs of state for the Queen's service at the Bath. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 482.
Nov. 24.Privy seal for 4l. a day as ordinary to John Robinson, Dr. in Divinity, as Resident at the Court of the King of Sweden: in which employment the Queen is pleased to continue him. King's Warrant Book XXI, pp. 551–2.
Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to pay the annuity or yearly pension of 200l. to Charles Osborne as by his patent of Nov. 3 inst. (In the margin: a Treasury warrant of confirmation dated 1710 Oct. 25.) Money Book XVI, p. 200.
Letter of direction for 15,651l. 19s. 0d. for 36 items of Civil List payments. These items are all entered separately as money warrants under dates Nov. 23 and Nov. 25 with the exception of the following viz.:
the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield7100
Professor of Civil Law Cambridge3000
Dr. Wallis et al for teaching the art of deciphering. (For the relative money see infra under date 1702–3 Jan. 25)7500
Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Same for 1200l. to the Master of the Great Wardrobe: out of Civil List moneys: to be for the charge of making new badges for the Yeomen of the Guard and the Warders of the Tower against the Queen's birthday. Ibid., p. 129.
Nov. 24.William Lowndes to the Stamps Commissioners to report on the enclosed observations [missing] relating to the management of your Office. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 94.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. Benjamin Fletcher, Col. Rich Ingoldesby and Capt. William Hide, on behalf of themselves and their Companies in New York, praying to be allowed complete without muster rolls in consideration of their circumstances or that they may be governed by the muster of 1696. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Nicholas Marcett of London merchant for discharge of 5 bales of coffee which came from Leghorn in a free ship of England though not English built, and seized as imported in a ship not English built. Reference Book VIII, p. 23.
Instructions by Treasurer Godolphin to the Principal Commissioners of Prizes relating to the securing in the warehouses of the various ports of the plunder and prize goods taken at Port St. Mary's and Vigo: see supra p. 394. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII pp. 462–3.
Nov. 24, 27.William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland enclosing papers [missing] in favour of Francis Sadler (at present Surveyor of the port of Wicklow, Ireland) whom Treasurer Godolphin recommends for a collector's place in Ireland. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, pp. 243, 244.
Nov. 25.Money warrant for 40l. to the Corporation of Clifton Dartmouth Hardness for one year to Xmas 1702 on the perpetuity granted by Hy. VII. Money Book XVI, p. 359.
Money order for 121l. 12s. 8d. to Thomas Newsham, executor of John Newsham late Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Warwick, ut supra p. 318. Order Book V, p. 439.
Money warrant for 250l. to Eliz., Duchess of Somerset, for Sept. 29 quarter last as a Lady of the Bedchamber. (Money order dated Nov. 26 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Dec. 1 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 195. Order Book V, p. 413. Disposition Book XVI, p. 118.
Same for 3000l. to the Commissioners for Trade (Sir Philip Meadows, William Blathwayte, John Pollexfen, John Stepney, Mathew Prior and Robert Cecill) for half a year to Sept. 29 last on their salaries and 43l. 16s. 8½d. each to Thomas, Visct. Weymouth and William, Lord Dartmouth for June 9–24 on their salaries and 250l. each for Sept. 29 quarter on same. (Money order dated Nov. 26 for 3587l. 13s. 5d. hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Dec. 1 hereon for 3587l. 13s. 5d.) Money Book XVI, p. 195. Order Book V, p. 412. Disposition Book XVI, p. 118.
Nov. 25.Same for 581l. 10s. 0d. to William Popple, Secretary to the Commissioners for Trade, for half a year to Sept. 29 last for himself and clerks. (Money order dated Nov. 26 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Dec. 1 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 195. Order Book V, p. 413. Disposition Book XVI, p. 118.
Same for 200l. to the 4 Clerks of the Privy Council for same time on their allowance of 400l. per an. for attending the business of the Commission of Trade. (Money order dated Nov. 26 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Dec. 1 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 196. Order Book V, p. 412. Disposition Book XVI, p. 118.
Same for 30l. to the Earl of Ranelagh, Ranger of Cranbourne Chase, for 1½ years to Sept. 29 last for providing hay for the deer in said Chase. (Money order dated Dec. 2 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 196. Order Book V, p. 418.
Same for 3000l. to Ann, Duchess of Buccleuch for 3 quarters to Sept. 29 last on her annuity. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Money Book XVI, p. 196. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Same for 2250l. to Charles, Duke of Southampton for same time on his same. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Ibid., p. 197. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Same for 238l. 10s. 0d. to Samuell Carr, the Queen's Stationer, for Bibles, Common Prayer Books, copies of the 39 Articles, copies of the Tables of Marriage and copies of Homilies of the Church delivered to the bishop of London to be sent to the Plantation of Maryland and for New York. (Money order dated Nov. 27 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Ibid., p. 197. Order Book V, p. 411. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the bailiff of the manor of Richmond Co. Surrey to pay (out of the profits of said manor) 15l. to Edmund Bodicot for the charge of the Court dinner of said manor, held at his house on the 15th April 1695: which was then held by Edward Hildeyard as deputy to Henry, Lord Capel then Chief Steward of said manor. Money Book XVI, p. 198.
Money warrant for 4500l. to William Smith, Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, for three quarters to Sept. 29 last on the wages and boardwages of said Band. (Money order dated Nov. 27 hereon.)
225l. to Charles Gifford for same time on his pension.
75l. to the heirs of Nicholas Yates for same on same: but 15l. thereof, to be issued to Ann Tonks pursuant to a decree in Chancery of 1699 Oct. 24. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Ibid., p. 199. Order Book V, p. 415. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Same for 10l. to the University of Oxford for same time on their perpetuity for a (the Lady Margaret's) Divinity Lecturer.
30l. to Dr. George Oxenden for same time on his annuity as Professor of Civil Law in the University of Cambridge.
30l. to Thomas Hoy, Dr. of Physick and Reader of same in the University of Oxford for same time on his fee.
30l. to Thomas Boucher, Dr. of Civil Law and Professor of same ibid for same.
12l. 10s. 0d. to Emanuel College, Cambridge, for same on their perpetuity.
30l. to Dr. — Green for same on his fee as Professor of Physic in the University of Cambridge.
7l. 10s. 0d. to the University of Cambridge for same time on their several perpetuities for a preacher and for the Lady Margaret Divinity Lecturer. (Letters of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Money Book XVI, pp. 202, 203, 208, 226. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Nov. 25.Money warrant for 4l. to Sir John Cotton for same time on his perpetuity.
28l. to William Sherlock, D.D., for same time on his fee as Master of the Temple.
5l. to the Vicar of the Tower for same time on his perpetuity.
7l. 10s. 0d. to the schoolmaster of Southwell Co. Notts. for same on same. (In the margin: "three quarters from Lady day 1702 to Xmas 1702 cancelled and a warrant drawn for a year to Lady day 1703.") (Letters of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon. That for Southwell Schoolmaster is for 7l. 10s. 0d.) Money Book XVI, pp. 203, 204, 208. Disposition Book XVI, pp. 116.
Same for 750l. to Isabella, Duchess Dowager of Grafton and 1500l. to Charles, Duke of Grafton for same time on their annuities.
9l. 3s. 0d. to the Churchwardens of St. Michael Cornhill for same time on their perpetuity for their poor.
5l. 5s. 0d. to same of St. Buttolphs, London for same on same.
5l. 15s. 0d. to same of Walbrook, London for same on same.
15l. 18s. 6d. to same of St. Magnus for same on same.
45l. to Jane Browning, widow of Micah Browning for same time on her pension.
31l. 10s. 0d. to Eton College for same on their perpetuity. (Letters of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Money Book XVI, pp. 205, 207, 209, 210. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Same for 75l. to the Corporation of Lyme Regis for same time on their annuity for repairing the Cobb.
150l. to Thomas Whitgrave for same on his pension.
75l. to Amias Hext for same on his same.
370l. 10s. 0d. to the Treasurer of Christ's Hospital for one year to 1702 Xmas on the annuity for the children there.
30l. to Robert Bertie for same on his pension [for Mary Cock].
25l. to the Duke of Devonshire for 1702 Sept. 29 quarter's salary as Chief Justice in Eyre Trent North.
16l. 13s. 4d. to Charles, Duke of Somerset for same quarter on his fee as Master of the Horse to the Queen.
15l. to William East for 3 quarters to 1702 Sept. 29 on his allowance as Clerk of the Estreats in the Court of Common Pleas. (Letters of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon. That for Christ's Hospital is for 277l. 17s. 6d.) Money Book XVI, pp. 213, 214, 217. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Nov. 25.Same for 11l. 5s. 0d. to Vicars of Lichfield Cathedral for same time on their perpetuity. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 24 hereon.) Money Book, p. 267. Disposition Book XVI, p. 116.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Taylor as landwaiter at Bristol loco Hen. Glisson deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 224.
Same to same to pass Customs free the goods, detailed, of Charles Earl of Peterborough on the transport ship Queen and Prince for Jamaica. Ibid., p. 227.
Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Nov. 9 to the Master of the Jewel House for the delivery to the Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse to the Queen, of 1000 ounces of plate. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 464.
Nov. 27.Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 16l. 8s. 0d. to Charles Northcott as Customer of Boston port. Money Book XVI, p. 201.
Letter of direction for 29 items of Civil List payments amounting in all to 8779l. 17s. 6d.
With the exception of the item of 27l. 7s. 6d. to the executors of William Meesters, late Storekeper of the Ordnance, all these items are accounted for as money warrants under dates Aug. 24 (Hampton poor); July 17 (sheriff Richard Jones); Aug. 19 (Edward Nicholas); Aug. 31 (Peregrine Bertie); Aug. 24 (18 Bedchamber payments); Aug. 18 (the Earl of Romney, Sir Henry Goodrick, Mr. Charlton; Mr. Musgrave and Mr. Mordaunt).
The item for Mr. Lowther (which is 19s. and 24l. 6s. 0d. under dated Aug. 18) is here 9l. 2s. 6d. Disposition Book XVI, p. 117.
William Lowndes to the Prizes Commissioners. Have you any presentments concerning the goods from Port St. Marys or Vigo? Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 94.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export to Lisbon of 2 bells to be put into a clock for the Queen Dowager's use. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 226.
Same to same to visit the goods of the Envoy from the King of Poland, he being on his departure home from Harwich. Ibid.
Same to same to employ George Newcomb (a tidesman and boatman in Whitby port) as a tidesman at Shields and Newcastle port loco William Hunter deceased.
Francis Clarke as tidesman and boatman at Whitby loco said Newcomb. Ibid., p. 228.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Albert proposing his sureties detailed as Receiver General for Marriages etc. for Co. Worcester. Reference Book VIII, p. 23.
Nov. 30.Privy seal dormant for 40s. a day to Henry Davenant for his ordinary as Secretary at Frankfort. King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 467.
Money warrant for 322l. to William Bury, Receiver General of Taxes Co. Notts. for extraordinary charges in his receipt and in sending his money under strong guards to and from the Mint at Chester and to the Exchequer. Money Book XVI, p. 223.
Same for 20l. each to Thomas Edwards and Richard Squire for their passage to Virginia whither they are going chaplains. (Money order dated Dec. 2 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Dec. 1 hereon.) Ibid., p. 202. Order Book V, p. 416. Disposition Book XVI, p. 118.
Dormant warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 52l. per an. to John Feild as a Queen's waiter London port. Money Book XVI, p. 204.
William Lowndes to Mr. Hewitt, Surveyor of Woods Trent North, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Vicar &c. of the town of Mansfield praying the Queen's charity towards rebuilding the Free school there, the Queen being willing to give 10 trees towards same. Where can the trees best be spared? Out Letters (General) XVII, p. 94.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Nathaniel Blakiston, Governor of Maryland, in relation to some goods which he has seized there as belonging to pirates. Can the Lord Treasurer direct same to be brought into England or is it more proper to be done by the Admiralty? Ibid.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners to report on the enclosed draft [missing] of a bill for preventing several frauds on Stamp Duties. Ibid., p. 95.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to open the goods and baggage of the Earl of Marlborough now arrived from Holland at his lodgings at St. James's. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 228.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Daniell Hill for employment in the Customs, he having attended 10 months at the waterside in London port for training. Reference Book VIII, p. 23.
Same to same of the petition of Sir John Shaw and Charles Shaw for an augmentation of the ancient salary of 466l. 13s. 4d. for their office of Collector of the Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, their collection being now increased threefold by reason of the increase of the Duties. Ibid.
Same to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes of the petition of John Wynn, deputy solicitor for Prizes, for augmentation of his 40l. per an. salary in regard to the great attendance that business requires. Ibid., p. 26.
Nov. 30.Subscription by Treasurer Godolphin for the execution of a Lord Chamberlain's warrant dated Nov. 21 to the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the delivery to the necessary woman at St. James's of particulars for the Palace there viz. one matt for the Queen's Presence 12 yards long; one mat for the Privy Chamber 8 yards; one mat for the Prince's Presence 12 yards; 3 mats to lay before the fire 3 yards long and 2 yards broad; 2 mats for the bottom of the Great Stairs 4 yards long and 2 yards broad. Warrants not Relating to Money XVII, p. 468.