Secret Service Payments
William Jephson

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'Secret Service Payments: William Jephson', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 590-611. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87395 Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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William Jephson's Secret Service Account.

1690 Xmas Quarter.

29 September to 25 December.

T 38/734, folios 58–66.

Debit or Charge.
£s.d.
Balance of the account ended at Michaelmas last 169063792
1690, Oct. 2,money received of Mr. Howard [one of the Four Tellers of the Exchequer] in part of the order of 13 August, 1690: out of [the Post Office or] Letter Money100000
money received of Mr. Villiers [another of the said Tellers]: out of Lottery [rent] money10000
Oct. 9,money received of ditto: out of the Customs163139
ditto of ditto: out of the Excise161663
Oct. 16,money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers]: viz. 1000l. out of Hearthmoney; 9l. 10s. 0d. out of Wine Licence money and 490l. 10s. 0d. out of the produce of farthings150000
Oct. 23,money received of said Maynard: viz. 1000l. out of the Excise and 500l. out of the General Loan [the loan on the Exchequer in general]150000
Oct. 30,money received of Mr. Villiers by tally on the Receiver of First Fruits to end at Michaelmas, 169260000
money received of Mr. Howard: out of the Customs40000
money received of Mr. Howard: out of the Excise100000
Nov. 3,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of the Excise220482
money received of ditto in part of an order of 25 October, 1690: out of the Excise27951110
Nov. 27,money received of Mr. Howard: out of the present Poll50000
Dec. 11,money received of ditto: out of ditto1290
money received of Mr. Maynard: out of the first Poll50466
out of the present Poll36613
£16484192
Discharge being Credits by Payments per contra.
£s.d.
1690, Oct. 4,paid Sir Richard Onslow for his Majesty's immediate service: clear [of fees]100000
Oct. 6,paid Col. Phillip Howard [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid ditto for last Michaelmas quarter on an allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]3000
Oct. 7,paid Solomon Penn for 8 weeks from 31 July last to the 25th September last on his allowance of 10s. per week: clear [of fees]400
paid Sir John Trevor, Speaker of the House of Commons, viz. 310l. for 62 days during the sitting of Parliament on the allowance of 5l. a day; and 197l. 10s. 0d. for 79 days during the several days of prorogation on an allowance of 50s. a day: all which days do commence from 14 May last and end the 2nd inst.: [he] pays Exchequer fees only: Mr. Jephson remits his fees507100
Oct. 10,paid Sir Charles Porter, Kt., whom his Majesty hath appointed to be Lord Chancellor of Ireland: as royal bounty to defray the charge of his equipage: paid fees [hereon]100000
paid Edward Godfrey for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children, for 4 weeks ended the 2nd inst. on his Majesty's allowance of 3l. a week for their subsistence: clear [of fees]1200
paid Dame Eliza[beth] Lenthall for last Michaelmas quarter on her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]: per Hannah Morgan500
paid Dame Anne, Countess of Newburgh for last Michaelmas quarter on 100l. per an. for rent of Bagshot: clear [of fees]: by [the hands of] Ri. Robins2500
paid Thomas Smeaton, late one of the messengers attending the Treasury, for same quarter on [an] allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]500
1690, Oct. 11,paid Hellen Prideaux, widow, for half a year to Michaelmas last on [her] allowance of 30l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1500
paid Katherine Ironmonger, daughter of Agmondisham Pickhayes for same half year on [an] allowance of 40l. per an.: clear [of fees]2000
Oct. 13,paid Mary Brinknell, alias Holtby, for same half year on 20l. per an. [royal] bounty: clear of fees1000
paid George Holder for last Michaelmas quarter on [an] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Mary Watson for half a year to Michaelmas last on [an] allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty2000
paid Hester De Civill for same half year on [an] allowance of 30l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1500
Oct. 14,paid Eleanor Ross for same half year on her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Alice Baggot, widow, for same half year on [an] allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]1000
paid Sir Stephen Evance, but see under date October 24100000
paid Joyce Greeting, widow, for half a year to Michaelmas last on [an] allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
Oct. 16,paid Col. Maurice Kingwell [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Anne Fitzharris for 6 weeks ended the 10th inst. on [an] allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]900
paid John Dwyre for 35 days from 2 September last to this day on [an] allowance of 2s. per diem: clear of fees3100
paid Eliza[beth] Madge alias Ogleby for half a year to Michaelmas last on [an] allowance of 40l. per an [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
1690, Oct. 16,paid Magdalen Thomas for 3 quarters to Michaelmas last on [an] allowance of 10l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]7100
Oct. 17,paid Thomas Gummins, William Bawcombe, Joane Mills, Katherine Roberts, Joane Lance and Ursula Clarke, 5l. each on their respective allowance of 10l. per an. [as royal] bounty: and 5l. to Thomas Fry on the like: [being all Gravesend pensioners] for half a year each to Sept. 13: clear [of fees]3500
paid Joan Head for the like period on an allowance of 10l. per an. [as royal] bounty [being another Gravesend pensioner]: clear of fees]500
paid William Wekett for last Michaelmas quarter on [an] allowance of 20l. per an. for extraordinary service by him performed in carrying letters and doing other services [in the Treasury]: clear [of fees]500
paid Richard Yeates, carpenter, for half a year to Michaelmas last on [an] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Titus Oates, Dr. for 4 weeks from the 9th inst. to the 6 November next on [an] allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid William Aldham for the half year ended Michaelmas last on [an] allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2000
Oct. 18,paid Capt. Thomas Langley in satisfaction of so much money by him expended for the relief of poor Dutch seamen there [at Harwich] in the months of August and September: per John Gough: clear [of fees]30190
Oct. 20,paid Ellen Carlisle, widow: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2000
paid Dame Eliza[beth] Hamilton [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
paid Math. Lidfort, clerk, as royal bounty towards the charges of his transportation to Virginia whither he is going chaplain: clear [of fees]2000
1690, Oct. 20,paid Isabell Gwillims [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
paid Thomas Fox for the maintenance of Mrs. Fitzharris' children for 6 months ended at Michaelmas last: clear [of fees]3900
Oct. 21,paid Eliza[beth] Countess Dowager of Anglesey: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Sir Stephen Evance kt. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]20000
paid Sir Stephen Evance. "But see October 31, that the same was discharged by his Majesty: clear [of fees]"100000
Oct. 23,paid Capt. James Reade for last Michaelmas quarter on his allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]: per Susanna Smith2500
paid Robt. Taylor, Hen. Hall, Christ[opher] Hill, Joseph Emerson and Solomon Pen for 4 weeks from 25 September last to this day upon their respective allowances of 10s. per week, each: clear [of fees]1000
Oct. 24,paid William Fanshaw Esq. for 4 weeks from Sept. 27 to 25th inst. on his allowance of 40s. per week800
paid George Ward for 4 weeks subsistence from September 20 last to the 18th inst. for the following prisoners in Newgate viz. Capt. John Auchmonly at 10s. per week; Capt. William Deanes at ditto; Capt. Andrew Rutherford at ditto; Capt. John Livinston at ditto; John Johnston, soldier, at 6s. per week; Patricke Cuningham at ditto; James Innes at ditto11120
paid Sir Stephen Evance: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]40000
Oct. 25,paid Richard Jenings for half a year to Michaelmas last on his allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]1000
Oct. 28,paid Christo[pher] Tilson for the charges of passing letters patent under the great seal to revoke Mr. Christo[pher] Davies's grant of the Office of Receiver of their Majesties' Revenues within the County of Devon and city of Exeter: clear [of fees]4516
1690, Oct. 24,paid Sir Stephen Evance. "For this money the King gave a receipt together for the 2000l. paid before viz. 14 October, 1000l. and [October] 21, 1000l.; in all 3000l. which acquittance is affixed to Mr. Jephson's Book fol. 203"100000
Oct. 29,paid Nicholas Estoll for three quarters to Michaelmas 1690 on his allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]3700
paid Phillip Darcy, Esq. [as royal] bounty: per William Andrews: paid fees [hereon]60000
paid Hannah Hawker, Jane James, Eliza[beth] Hughes and Anne Dowers, widow[s] of soldiers late in Col. Ferdinando Hastings' Regiment of Foot who were killed in their Majesties' service in the fight against the Lord Dundee at the Blair of Atholl: [as royal] bounty for their present relief and to enable them with their children to return to their habitations: clear [of fees]1000
Oct. 30,paid Martha Bastin, widow, for half a year to Michaelmas last on [her] allowance of 12l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]600
paid Eliza[beth], widow of John Loup, and Eliza[beth] Richards for same time on an allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
Oct. 31,paid Margaret Whitle, widow, for same time on her like allowance [as royal] bounty: per Robert Wolseley: paid fees [hereon]2000
Nov. 3,paid Francis Tillier, Vincentius Sturler, Rudolph Meyer and John Gasper Liechti, Swiss Officers [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]10000
Oct. 31,paid Daniell, Earl of Nottingham, a bill of exchange for 5000l. sterling payable to Charles, Lord Dursley, his Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary at the Hague. "This money was paid to Sir Stephen Evance 7 November. 1690"500000
1690, [Oct. 31],paid to the King per his acquittance (affixed to Mr. Jephson's Book of Receipts next after the Earl of Nottingham's receipt for a bill of exchange of 5000l.) expressing the respective days of receiving the 3000l. mentioned to be paid [to] Sir Stephen Evance the 14th, 21st and 24th of October last; not brought out here in the margin because the 3000l. is discharged on the respective days aforesaid"00000
Nov. 7,paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from the 6th inst. to the 4th December next on [his] allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid John Dwyre for 22 days from October 16 last to this day on his allowance of 2s. a day: clear [of fees]240
Nov. 8,paid Anne Fitzharris [for 4 weeks] from October 10 last to the 7th inst. on her allowance of 30s. per week600
Nov. 10,paid Edward Godfrey for 4 weeks from October 2 last to October 31 for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children upon their allowance of 3l. per week: clear [of fees]1200
paid Sir Stephen Evance [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]40000
Nov. 19,paid Anthony Row, Esq., to be by him distributed to the persons employed by the Marquess of Winchester, Earl of Macclesfield, Sir Henry Capell and Sir Henry Goodricke in seizing horses belonging to Papists or reputed Papists, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament in that behalf during the French Fleets being on the coast this last summer: [to be distributed] in such proportions as their [said] Lordships shall direct pursuant to an order of Council of October 23 last: clear [of fees]2300
Nov. 20,paid John Taylor for charges by him expended in passing the present commission of the Treasury: clear [of fees]81158
1690, Nov. 20,paid Tho. Bendysh for charges by him expended in passing two privy seals, the one for loans; the other for appointing Receivers for [the Act of — Wm. and Mary c. —] for 165,702l. 18s. 0d.: clear [of fees]44156
Nov. 28,paid Sir John Chardin, kt., in part of 550l. by him advanced and lent by his Majesty's directions to the Earl of Dumbarton in January, 1688–9 upon the credit of repayment out of the money due to the said Earl as one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber to the late King James II and out of the pension of 1000l. per an. granted to Geo. Dunstan, Esq., for the use of the said Earl: to wit 300l. on the first mentioned sum and 250l. on the last mentioned pension: paid fees [hereon]18300
paid Robt. Tayloe, Hen. Hall, Christo[pher] Hill, Joseph Emerson and Solomon Pen on their respective allowance of 10s. per week [each]: and is for 5 weeks from October 23 last to the 27th inst.: clear [of fees]12100
paid William Fanshaw, Esq., for 4 weeks from October 25 last to the 22nd inst. on his allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]800
Nov. 29,paid Anne Fitzharris for 4 weeks from the 7th inst. to December 5 next on her allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]600
Dec. 2,paid George Ward for 6 weeks from 18 October last to November 29 last for subsistence for the following persons, prisoners in Newgate: at the rates set against their names: viz. Capt. John Auchmonly at 10s. per week; Capt. William Deanes at ditto; Capt. Andr. Rutherford at ditto; Capt. John Livinston at ditto; John Johnston, soldier, at 6s. per week; Patricke Cuningham at ditto; James Innes at ditto17180
1690, Dec. 4,paid Rudolf Keine, Esq. [as royal] bounty for and in consideration of his riding charges for half a year ended at Michaelmas last: clear [of fees]10000
Dec. 6,paid Mary Nevill for three quarters to Michaelmas last on her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]37100
paid Sophia Nevill for same on her like allowance: paid fees [hereon]37100
paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from the 4th inst. to January 1 next on [his] allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid Martha Francis, widow: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Charles Roch: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
Dec. 8,paid Edward Godfrey for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children for 4 weeks from October 31 last to November 27 last on their allowance of 3l. per week: clear [of fees]1200
Dec. 10,paid John Dwyre for 33 days from November 7 last on his allowance of 2s. per diem: clear [of fees]360
Dec. 11,paid John Lee for half a year to Michaelmas last on his allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid William Lover [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]25000
paid Anthony Seagar, Keeper of the Treasury Chambers, 60l. 14s. 6d. for disbursements in provisions for the Treasury Chambers for 1690 September 29 quarter and 10l. for same quarter's allowance [for his own attendance]: clear [of fees]70146
Dec. 12,paid Mathias Fletcher for their Majesties' arms carved and gilding them and putting them into their proper colours which their Majesties are pleased to bestow on Tho. Baker, their Consul to Algier, to place over the gate of his house there: clear [of fees]7100
1690, Dec. 12,paid Thomas Silver for half a year to Michaelmas last on the allowance of 20l. per an. to his wife as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her for and in consideration of her service to King Charles II and of her present indisposition: clear [of fees]1000
paid Col. Lionell Copley [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Tho. Fox, Esq. [as royal] bounty for his service and charges [being reward] at the rate of 1 per cent. for paying into the Exchequer the 27th of October last the sum of 6000l. [loan money] on credit of Customs bonds and bills: clear [of fees]6000
Dec. 15,paid William Sherlocke, Dr. in Divinity, [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]54108
Dec. 16,paid James Roch, mariner, for his present maintenance: by order of Council of the 8th inst.: clear5000
paid Mary Mitchell alias Ross for half a year to Michaelmas last on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]: per Mary Best2000
paid Charles Godfrey, Esq. for last Michaelmas quarter on his allowance or annuity of 1000l. per an. formerly paid to him by Sir Peter Apsley: clear [of fees]25000
Dec. 18,paid Thomas Plumer, Dr. in Divinity, Vicar of Greenwich, for one year to Michaelmas last in lieu of the tithes of Greenwich Park: clear [of fees]: per Tho. Ernle500
Dec. 20,paid William Fanshaw for 4 weeks from November 22 last to this day on [an] allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]800
Dec. 23,paid Henry Ruvigny for one quarter ended the 17th November last on [an] allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty to the children of Monsieur de Brassaly for their subsistence in Eton College: clear [of fees]1000
1690, Dec. 24,paid Laud Crispe for last Michaelmas quarter on an allowance of 20l. 16s. 0d. per an.: clear [of fees]540
paid Ann Fitzharris for 3 weeks the 5th inst. to the 26th inst. on her allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]4100
paid Susanna Woodward for half a year to Michaelmas last on her allowance of 50l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift: clear [of fees]2500
paid Alice Elliot, widow, for same time on an allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty1000
paid Eleanor, widow of Humphrey Pendrell, for one year to Michaelmas last [as royal] bounty to make the allowance of 66l. 13s. 4d. [into] 100l. per an.: per Edward Grove: paid fees [hereon]3368
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much by him expended and paid for fees in passing several warrants and for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on receiving several sums of money there for his Majesty's secret service in the name of Mr. Jephson from 29 October 1690 to 25 December inst. and for other incident charges38370
£15480146
Dec. 25,By money remaining in Mr. Jephson's hands to balance this accompt closed this day; which I carry to the next account100448
£16484192

William Jephson's Secret Service Account.

1690–1 Lady day Quarter.

25 December 1690 to 25 March, 1691.

T 38/734, folios 67—74.

Debit or Charge.
£s.d.
To money, being the balance of the account closed 25 December, 1690100448
1690, Dec. 27,money received of Mr. Loving [one of the Four Tellers of the Receipt] in further part of the order 25 of October last (for 25,000l. for secret service): out of [sede vacante] Temporalities100000
Dec. 30,money received of Mr. Villiers [another by the said Tellers]: out of Hearthmoney60000
1690–1, Jan. 8,money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers]: out of loans on the Impositions5000
Jan. 9,money received of Mr. Villiers: on the arrears of Hearthmoney80000
money received of Mr. Howard: out of loans on the Additional Aid5000
Jan. 13,money received of Mr. Loving: out of loans on the Impositions5000
money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers] per tally on the Receiver General of the Letter Office125000
Jan. 16,money received of Mr. Howard: out of the fourth of the Customs10000
Jan. 22,money received of Mr. Loving: out of Impositions on wine and tobacco100000
Jan. 26,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of loans made by Mr. Firmin and Monsieur Monguier on the Act continuing the Impositions on Tobacco etc.220000
Jan. 29,money received of Mr. Howard: out of loans on East India Goods [Duties]110000
Feb. 5,money received of Mr. Loving [out] of the Temporalities of Canterbury20000
1690–1, Feb. 7,money received of Mr. Howard out of Double Excise10000
Feb. 16,money received of Mr. Villiers out of loans on East India goods [Duties]: 1000l. whereof [is to be for] his Majesty's charity for the poor of London and the parishes about London193000
March 5,money received by Mr. Howard: out of Double Excise: in guineas at 1l. 1s. 10d. each100000
March 11,money received of Mr. Villiers out of loans [made] by Mr. Bellamy on East India goods Duties100000
March 13,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of loans on the Act for Continuing several Impositions320000
March 17,money received of Mr. Loving: 541l. 9s. 3d. of the second Poll; 60l. 15s. 0d. of the Additional Poll60243
money received of Mr. Howard: 100l. out of loans on the Continuing Act and 297l. 15s. 9d. out of loans on East India goods Duties397159
March 19,money received of Mr. Loving out of the York [Diocese] Temporalities17500
ditto of Mr. Howard out of the Double Excise51675
ditto of Mr. Maynard out of loans on the East India goods [Duties]513127
£1883948
By Credits or Payments.
1690, Dec. 30,paid Tho. Frankland [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]60000
1690–1, Jan. 2,paid John Braguier [as royal] bounty for and towards the relief of the French Protestants: clear [of fees]100000
Jan. 5,paid Edward Godfrey for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children for 4 weeks from November 27 last to December 25 last on their allowance of 3l. per week: clear [of fees]1200
paid John Dubourdieu, French minister at the Savoy: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]10000
1690–1, Jan. 8,paid John Taylour for charges expended in passing two privy seals, one for taking in loans on an Act lately passed for an Imposition on East India linen etc. and the other for loans to be made on the Impositions on wines, vinegar and tobacco: clear [of fees]4240
Jan. 9,paid Tho. Smeaton, late one of the Messengers attending the Treasury, for last Xmas quarter on [his] allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]500
paid John Danvers, Esq. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]80000
paid Hen. Hall, Christo[pher] Hill, Joseph Emerson and Sol[omon] Penn, for 6 weeks from 27 November last to the 8th inst. on their respective allowance of 10s. per week [each]1200
Jan. 10,paid Tho. Howard, Esq. [as royal] bounty: (intended for Col. Kingsmill): paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Robt. Tayloe for 6 weeks from November 27 last to the 8th inst'. on 10s. per week: clear [of fees]300
Jan. 12,paid John Dwyre for 33 days from December 10 last to this day: on [his] allowance of 2s. per diem: clear [of fees]360
paid — Le D'Lostanne [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]5000
Jan. 14,paid the Duke of Ormonde for half a year to Michaelmas last on his allowance or pension of 2500l. per an.: paid fees [hereon]: for [Mr. Lassells: [by or out of] tally on the Letter Office125000
paid Rudolph Kein for last Xmas quarter on [an] allowance of 200l. per an. for riding charges: clear [of fees]5000
Jan. 15,paid Col. Phillip Howard for same quarter on [an] allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty: cl[ear of fees]3000
Jan. 16,paid the Sieur Gaultier [as royal] bounty: per Stephen Noguier: paid fees [hereon]10000
1690–1, Jan. 17,paid William Fanshaw for 4 weeks from December 20 last to this day on [an] allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]800
Jan. 21,paid Jo[h]n Whittell: [as royal] bounty in consideration of his service to his Majesty and of his losses in Ireland: clear [of fees]2000
Jan. 22,paid Hen. Killegrew [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Antho. Segar 94l. 16s. 10d. for so much by him disbursed for provisions for the Treasury Chambers in 1690 Xmas quarter and 10l. for same quarter on his allowance of 40l. per an. for his service there: clear [of fees]1041610
Jan. 23,paid Capt. Thomas Langley in satisfaction for so much by him expended at Harwich for the relief of poor Dutch seamen and soldiers in the months of October and November, 1690: clear [of fees]38120
paid Ann Fitzharris for 4 weeks from December 26 last to the 23rd inst. upon her allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]600
Jan. 24,paid Thomas Loggans in part of 100l. which his Majesty intends to give him for his encouragement engraving the cutts and draughts of the several Colleges, Halls etc. within the University of Cambridge: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Robert Stephens, Messenger of the Press, for half a year to June 24 last upon his salary of 50l. per an. and 10l. for incident charges: paid fees [hereon]3000
paid Thomas Beech as his Majesty's reward for discovering 614 ounces 2 pennyweights 12 grains of plate that was the late King James's which was delivered into the Jewel House: clear [of fees]2000
Jan. 26,paid Thomas, Lord Morley and Mount Eagle [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
1690–1, Jan. 27,paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from the 1st inst. to the 29th inst. upon his allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]10000
paid James, Visct. Lanesborough: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
Jan. 29,paid John Clement [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Elizabeth, widow of Col. Antho. Heyford: [as royal] bounty paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Capt. Christopher Billop [as royal] bounty: [he] pays fees [hereon]10000
paid William Streete of Chester, in satisfaction of so much by him expended for subsistence of Owen O'Connor and Michael FitzGerald, prisoners in the Northgate at Chester: to wit to 24 December last clear [of fees]: per Morgan Whitley23110
Jan. 30,paid John Braguier as his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for and towards the relief of the French Protestants: "all fees at the Exchequer and here [i.e., in Jephson's office are by the King's command to be] remitted"140000
paid Thomas Firmin as same for and towards the relief of the Irish Protestants: all fees at the Exchequer and here [are as above to be] remitted80000
Jan. 31,paid Percival Brunskill [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid John How upon account for new making the mace: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Lord Lucas, chief Governor of the Tower of London 112l. for diet and lodging of Col. Mac Elligot, Col. Owen Macharty, Major Macharty and Capt. Murphy for 25 October, 1690 to 31 January following being 14 weeks at 2l. per week; 6l. for diet and lodging of Col. Ricaut from 25 October, 1690 to 14 November, 1690 being 3 weeks at 2l. per week: and 40l. lent and paid to Lord Clancarty and Lord Cahir [being] each 20l. towards their diet and lodging from 25 October, 1690 to this day: clear [of fees]15800
1690–1, Jan. 31,paid Sir Eliab Harvey, Lieutenant of the Forest of Waltham: upon account to be by him expended for and towards preserving the deer within the said forest: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid the widows as follows of several men who were slain in their Majesties' service in Ireland as bounty to pay the debts they owe here and to defray the charges of their and their children's transport to Ireland: clear [of fees] viz. Susan Davies 2l. 8s. 0d.; Dorothy Truman 2l. 10s. 0d.; Ann Hayes 5l. 0s. 0d.; Ann Lamb 1l. 10s. 0d.; Mary Lawrence 7l. 0s. 0d.; Elizabeth Wilson 1l. 16s. 0d.; Jane Holme 2l. 11s. 0d.; Kath. Cutbertson 1l. 10s. 0d.; Ann Palmer 1l. 9s. 0d.; Barbara Hamilton 1l. 5s. 0d.26190
Feb. 2,paid Mr. Edward Godfrey for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children for 4 weeks from December 25 last to January 22 last on their allowance of 3l. per week: clear [of fees]1200
paid Mary, Duchess of Buckingham for half a year to Lady day, 1690 on her 1200l. per an. as of their Majesties' royal bounty: paid fees [hereon]60000
Feb. 3,paid Mris. Mary Needham alias Smith for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 300l. as royal bounty for the support of her children: paid fees [hereon]7500
Feb. 4,paid Mr. George Ward for 10 weeks November 29 last to 7th inst. for subsistence for the following prisoners in Newgate at the respective rates as follows viz. Capt. John Auchmonly at 10s. per week; Capt. William Deanes at ditto; Capt. Andrew Rutherford at ditto; Capt. John Livinston at ditto; Robert Johnson, soldier, at 6s. per week; Patrick Cuningham at ditto; James Junes [Innes] at ditto: clear [of fees]2900
1690–1, Feb. 4,paid Mr. Whittle, clerk, for 4 weeks from the 1st inst. to the 28th inst. upon his allowance of 10s. per week as royal bounty: clear [of fees]200
Feb. 5,paid Henry Hall, Robert Tayloe, Joseph Emerson for 4 weeks from January 8 last to date hereof on their respective allowances of 10s. per week: clear [of fees]600
paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from January 29 last to February 26 inst. upon his allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid Mr. Johnson, clerk, as royal bounty: paid fees [hereon]20000
Feb. 9,paid Mary Anderton for the entertainment of William Erwin, late of Londonderry, with meat, drink, washing, lodging, schooling and other necessaries from 24 April to 27 January last, pursuant to an order of the Committee for Irish affairs dated the 3rd inst.: clear [of fees]1900
Feb. 11,paid John Dwyre for 30 days from January 12 last to this day on his allowance of 2d. per diem300
Feb. 12,paid Mary Witton, widow and administratrix of John Witton, sword cutler, deceased as in part of 150l. for 100 swords made and delivered by her late husband to Robert Maning, gent for the Yeomen of their Majesties' Guard: paid fees [hereon]7500
Feb. 13paid Sir James Hayes; [as royal] bounty clear [of fees]1000
Feb. 14,paid Dame Katherine Dallyson [as royal] bounty paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Eliza[beth] Sympson [as royal] bounty: per Martha Sympson: paid fees hereon10000
paid Barbarah Roch, [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]3000
paid Bernard Granville, half a year to Xmas last for rent of Mote Park laid into the Great Park at Windsor: paid fees [hereon]15000
1690–1, Feb. 14,paid William Fanshaw, Esq. for 4 weeks from January 17 last to this day on [an] allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]800
Feb. 16,paid the Earl of Mountrath [as royal] bounty: per Charles Writtle: paid fees [hereon]30000
paid William Hamilton: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
Feb. 18,paid Lady Arabella Macharty for half a year to June 24 last on her allowance of 300l. per an. as royal bounty: paid fees [hereon]15000
paid Katherine Lesly [as royal bounty]: per Aiskell: paid fees [hereon]10000
Feb. 19,paid Henry Ruvigny for one quarter ended the 17th inst. on [an] allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty to the children of Monsieur De Brassaly1000
Feb. 20,paid Sir Thomas Pilkington, Lord Mayor of London, as his Majesty's charity and bounty for and towards the relief of the poor in the parishes in and about the city of London: clear [of fees]: per Leo[nard] Robinson, Chamberlain of the city of London100000
Feb. 21,paid John Whittle, clerk, for 4 weeks from the 28th inst. to March 28 next on [an] allowance of 10s. per week: clear [of fees]200
Feb. 23,paid Anne Fitzharry for 5 weeks from January 23 last to the 27th inst. on [an] allowance of 30s. per week7100
Feb. 24,paid Alexander Wood: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
Feb. 27,paid Capt. Tho. Langley for so much by him expended at Harwich for the relief of poor Dutch seamen and soldiers in the months of December and January last: per Capt. Tho. Gough: clear [of fees]33116
paid Edward Lowndes for the charges of passing a privy seal for loans on the Two Thirds of the Additional Excise for 4 years: clear [of fees]21120
1690–1, March 4,paid Thomas Paston. Esq. [as royal] bounty: [he] pays fees20000
March 5,paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks weeks from 26 February, 1690 to the 26th inst. on [his] allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid Capt. Charles Kinaston [as royal] bounty in pursuance of her Majesty's order in Council of February 19th inst.: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Tho. Dawson [as royal] bounty pursuant to her Majesty's Order in Council of February 26 inst.: paid fees [hereon]10000
March 6,paid Lady Mountjoy's children for 4 weeks from January 22 last to the 19th inst. on their allowance of 3l. per week: cl[ear] of fees]1200
paid Sir John Trevor, Speaker of the House of Commons, viz. 420l. for 3 months or 84 days from October 2 last to December 25 last on the allowance of 5l. per diem: and 197l. 10s. 0d. to make the allowance of 50l. per diem [into] 5l. per diem for 79 days [during which] the Parliament was prorogued between 14 May last [1690] and October 2 last617100
paid Dame Katherine Hamilton [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
March 7.paid James Hamilton [as royal] bounty: for Major Selwyn in satisfaction of so much he [Selwyn] paid to Hamilton: per John Slacke: paid fees [hereon]5000
March 10,paid Mrs. Eliza[beth] Willoughby [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
March 11,paid Dame Anne Nugent [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
March 13,paid John Knight, as royal bounty: free [of fees]91300
paid John Dwyre for 30 days from February 11 last to this day on his allowance of 2s. per diem300
1690–1, March 16,paid William Fanshaw for 4 weeks from February 14 last to March 14 inst. on his allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]800
paid Edmd. Lowndes for passing a privy seal for issuing 700,000l. to the Navy and 300,000l. to the Forces out of loans or otherwise on the Two Thirds of the Additional Excise: clear [of fees]25154
paid Thomas Firmin as royal bounty towards the relief of the Irish Protestants: to be paid into the Chamber of London: fees [hereon are] remitted320000
March 19,paid Mr. Robert Wolseley [as royal bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
March 20,paid the Earl of Bath in part of 6000l. [royal] bounty to him for and in consideration of the arrears due to him as Groom of the Stole to Charles II: paid fees [hereon]200000
paid William Fanshaw [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Symon O'Haugherne for 7 weeks from January 29 last to the 19th inst. on his allowance of 20s. per week: for his subsistence in Newgate: per George Mathew: clear [of fees]10000
March 21,paid John Whittle, clerk, for 4 weeks from the 28th inst. to April 25th next on his allowance of 10s. per week: clear [of fees]200
[At this point a page has been cut out. It apparently contained entries but whether any entry is actually lost or not is uncertain.] paid Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall [as royal] bounty for last Xmas quarter on [her] allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]: per Martha Crispe500
March 23,paid Alice King, widow: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]7500
paid Col. Maurice Kingwell [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid William Hely [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
1690–1, March 23,paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much by him disbursed for fees from 25 December, 1690 to the 25th inst. in passing warrants and for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on receiving several sums of money there in the name of William Jephson for his Majesty's secret service in the time aforesaid: clear [of fees]9416
£1847492
money remaining in Mr. Jephson's hands to balance this accompt closed [on the] 25th March, 1691364156
£1883948