Secret Service Payments
Henry Guy

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'Secret Service Payments: Henry Guy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 627-651. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87397 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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The Cash Book of Receipt and Payment by Henry Guy, Esq.

From the 3rd of July, 1691, for their Majesties' Secret Service.

[The form of this book is that of an account exactly after the pattern of William Jephson's preceding book.]

Account for 1691 Michaelmas Quarter.

T 34/735, folios 1–11.

Charge or Debit.
£s.d.
1691, July 3,money received of Mr. Loving [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt] out of the 2s. Aid in part of the order of 1691, June 27 for 25,000l.65000
money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers]: out of loans on East India goods230000
July 6,money received of Mr. Villiers [another of the said Tellers]: out of Hearthmoney30000
July 10,money received of Mr. Loving: out of the Double Excise 1000l. and out of the Fourth of the Customs 400l.140000
July 16,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of the 2s. Aid752144
money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers]: out of arrears of Tenths262500
July 23,money received of Mr. Loving: out of the 2s. Aid306170
August 1,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of the Additional Aid20000
August 13,money received of ditto: out of ditto130100
August 15,money received of ditto: out of Letter [or Post Office] money51100
July 29,money received of Mary Jephson, executrix of William Jephson, deceased, being money remaining in his hands at his death for their Majesties' secret service1078124
August 27,money received of Mr. Loving: 1000l. out of Hearthmoney and 354l. out of the 2s. Aid135400
1691, Sept. 10,money received of Mr. Loving: out of the first 12d. Aid11600
Sept. 17,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of the product of [the minting of] farthings12500
Sept. 24,money received of ditto: out of the 2s. Aid10000
£1149038
Discharge or Credits by payments per contra.
1691, July 7,paid Abell Tassin d'Allone to be disposed of by him for such uses and services according to such directions as he shall receive from her Majesty [Queen Mary]: paid fees [hereon]65000
paid James, Marquis of Puysar as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: paid fees [hereon]30000
paid Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall for last midsummer quarter upon her allowance of 20l. per an.: as royal bounty500
July 14,paid Thomas Fox, Esq. as of his Majesty's gratuity to him for the loan of 20,000l. for one year to end the 21st of June, 1692 over and above the interest of 6 per cent. per an. for "my" [Fox's] travails and charges in borrowing the said sum of 20,000l.: clear [of fees]40000
July 17,paid Anthony Seagar, viz. 117l. 12s. 4d. for provisions by him bought and furnished for the Treasury Chambers from 1691, March 25 to June 24; and 10l. for same quarter on his allowance of 40l. per an. [for his attendance on said Chambers]: clear [of fees]127124
paid Christ[opher] Hill, Joseph Emerson, Robert Tayloe as follows on their several allowances of 10s. per week viz. 12l. 10s. 0d. to Hill for 25 weeks from January 8 last to the 2d inst.; 10l. each to Emerson and Tayloe for 21 weeks from February 5 last to the 2d inst.: clear [of fees]33100
paid Mr. Symon O'Haugherne upon his allowance of 20s. [per week] for his subsistence in the Marshalsea; and is for 7 weeks from May 25 last to the 13th inst.: per Geo. Mathews, Esq.: cl[ear of fees]700
1691, July 17,paid Tho. Smeaton upon his allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for last midsummer quarter: clear [of fees]500
paid Mrs. Anne Fitzharry on her allowance of 20s. per week, "the other 20s. per week being reserved to pay what I borrowed thereon" and is for 11 weeks commencing May 1 last to this day: clear [of fees]1100
paid Francis [Frances] Stephens widow as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for and in consideration of the charges and expenses she was at in the sickness and funeral of her husband who died in their Majesties' service: clear [of fees]3000
paid William Fanshaw, Esq. upon his allowance of 40s. per week and is for 6 weeks from June 6 last to the 18th inst.: clear [of fees]1200
paid John Whittle, clerk, upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 4 weeks from January 20 last to the 18th inst.: clear [of fees]200
paid Kath[erine] Tessin, widow, [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Erasmus Jones upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 25 weeks from January 8 last to the 2nd inst.: clear [of fees]12100
paid Margarett Marshall, widow, [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of the following sums by him paid viz. 20l. to William Fanshaw [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]: 10l. 12s. 6d. to Samuell Gwillyms for engrossing the deeds of purchase of Kensington House; 10l. to Mary Brincknell on her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for half a year to June 24 last; 5l. to Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall on her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty for last June 24 quarter; 40l. to Dr. Oates on his allowance of 10l. per week and is for 4 weeks from 18 June last to July 16 inst.; 30l. to Col. Philip Howard on his allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for last June 24 quarter; 4l. to Sarah Land [as royal] bounty119126
1691, July 18,paid John Dwyre upon his allowance of 2s. per diem and is for 49 days from May 28 last to the 16th inst.: clear [of fees]4180
paid Capt. William Street for so much by him paid for 164 days' subsistence of Capt. Owen O'Conner and Lieut. Michael FitzGerald in Chester gaol, from 26 December last to June 6 last: per John Whitby: clear [of fees]24120
paid George Ward for 11 weeks' subsistence from May 2 last to date hereof for the following prisoners in Newgate viz. 5l. 10s. 0d. each for Capt. John Auchmonly; Capt. William Deane, Capt. Andrew Rutherford, and Capt. John Livinston at 10s. per week each; 3l. 6s. 0d. each to Robert Johnson, soldier, Patrick Cuningham soldier, James Junes soldier: all clear [of fees]31180
paid Gilbert Heathcote for his Majesty's special service: clear [of fees]100000
July 20,paid Dr. Titus Oates upon his allowance of 10l. per week and is for 4 weeks from the 16th inst. to August 13 next: clear [of fees]4000
July 21,paid William Wekett, one of the Messengers attending the Treasury, upon his allowance of 20l. per an. for extraordinary service in carrying letters and other services: and is for last June 24 quarter500
paid Edward Godfrey for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children upon their allowance of 3l. per week and is for 10 weeks from May 7 last to the 16th inst.: clear [of fees]3000
paid James Hamilton [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]20000
1691, July 23,paid Capt. Thomas Langley for so much by him disbursed for the relief of poor Dutch passengers at Harwich in the months of May and June last: per Gilbert Lacey: clear [of fees]2086
July 24,paid to Marquess of Carmarthen on his pension of 3,500l. per an. [as royal] bounty, and is for three quarters ended at Xmas last: paid fees [hereon]262500
July 28,paid John Johnson of London, goldsmith, as royal bounty "for and in consideration [of service] performed": paid fees [hereon]143150
July 30,paid Col. Robert Phillips [as royal] bounty: per Richard Miller: paid fees [hereon]20000
August 7,paid John German, Esq. in full of 4225l. in repayment of so much which he lent to his Majesty: clear [of fees]22500
paid the following for writing and examining the several Certificates of the Revenues from the 5th November, 1688 to Michaelmas, 1691 for the Commissioners for taking the Public Accounts of the Kingdom etc. viz.: 10l. each to John Taylour, Tho. Bendysh, Edward Webster, Christ[opher] Tilson; 7l. 10s. 0d. to Robert Squibb; 10l. each to Ma[thew] Baggs, Cha[rles] Seagar; and 20l. to Harry Seagar: clear [of fees]87100
paid Chris[topher] Hill, Joseph Emerson, Rob[ert] Tayloe upon their respective allowances of 10l. per week and is for 5 weeks from July 2 last to the 6th inst.: clear [of fees]7100
August 8,paid Erasmus Jones upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 5 weeks from July 2 last to the 6th inst.: clear [of fees]2100
August 11,paid Whitfeild Hayter in satisfaction of so much money remitted by Sir Joseph Herne to Hamburg to be there disposed of by William Duncombe, Esq., their Majesties' Envoy at Stockholm, for their Majesties' service: clear [of fees]230000
1691, August 14,paid [Marquis de] Puizar in full of 400l. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Dr. Titus Oates upon his allowance of 10l. per week and is for 4 weeks from the 13th inst. to September 10 next: clear [of fees]4000
August 15,paid William Fanshaw, Esq., upon his allowance of 40s. per week and is for 4 weeks from July 18 last to this day: clear [of fees]800
August 19,paid John Whittle, clerk, upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 4 weeks from July 18 last to the 15th inst.: clear [of fees]200
paid Peter Guenon Beaubuisson for 103 days' riding charges from 1 January to 13 April last in attending upon his Majesty in Holland and Flanders, as is certified by the Lord Chamberlain April 29 last: per Daniell Bernard: paid fees [hereon]51100
August 20,paid Capt. Richard George as her Majesty's reward for bringing the news of the surrender of Galway in Ireland: clear [of fees]10000
paid William Pultney in satisfaction of so much by him expended in riding from Ballinaslow in Ireland to Dublin and for "my" passage from Dublin to Holyhead and from thence post charges to London and from London to Flanders and back again to the camp in Ireland: clear [of fees]96188
paid William Blathwayt 108l. 15s. 0d. being the value of 100 guineas paid by her Majesty's order to the Sieur Schmettau for coming express from Ireland with the news of the battle of Aghrim: and 21l. 15s. 0d. more for the value of 20 guineas paid likewise by her Majesty's order to a servant of Monsieur Scravemeer's for coming over express with the news of the capitulation of Galway: clear [of fees]130100
1691, August 25,paid Jacque Berrnard by her Majesty's order for going as express into Flanders: signified to Sir John Lowther by my Lord Nottingham: clear [of fees]3000
August 26,paid Mr. Symon O'Haugherne upon his allowance of 20s. per week for his subsistence in the Marshalsea where he is a prisoner: and is for 6 weeks from July 13 last to the 24th inst.: per Mr. George Mathews: clear [of fees]600
paid Capt. Richard George in satisfaction of so much by "me" expended in coming expresss from Ireland hither and returning again thither: clear [of fees]3000
August 27,paid Col. Lionell Copley [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]20000
August 28,paid Henry Ruvigny upon the sum of 40l. [as royal] bounty for the children of Monsieur Brassaly for their subsistence in Eton College; and is for one quarter ended the 17th inst.: per Paul Boyer: clear [of fees]1000
paid George Holder upon his allowance of 20l. per an. as royal bounty; and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: clear [of fees]1000
paid Alice King [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]7500
paid William Aldham upon his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: and is for last Midsummer quarter: paid fees [hereon]1000
August 29,paid Eliz[abeth], widow of John Loup and Eliz[abeth] Richards upon their allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: per Henry Richards: clear [of fees]2000
paid Eliz[abeth] Madge alias Ogleby upon her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: clear [of fees]2000
1691, August 29,paid Mary Watson upon her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for the same half year: clear [of fees]2000
paid Richard Yeates upon his allowance of 20l. per an. as royal bounty and is for the same half year: clear [of fees]1000
paid Elenor Ross upon her allowance of 20l. per an. as royal bounty: and is for the same half year: clear [of fees]1000
paid Martha Bastin upon "my" allowance of 12l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for the same half year: clear [of fees]600
paid Susanna Woodward upon her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for the same half year: clear [of fees]2500
paid John Dwyre upon his allowance of 2s. per diem and is for 44 days from July 16 last to this day: clear [of fees]480
paid Mrs. Hester D'Civill upon her allowance of 30l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for the half year ended Midsummer last: clear [of fees]1500
paid Mrs. Kath[erine] Ironmonger, daughter of Agmondisham Pickhays upon his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: and is for the same half year: clear [of fees]2000
August 31,paid Martha Francis upon her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for the same half year: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Mr. Hans Frederick Vanhaugwith [as royal] bounty: towards his charges in going from hence to Flanders to serve his Majesty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Marg[aret] Whittle, widow, upon her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for three quarters to June 24 last: per Richard Miller: clear [of fees]3000
paid Mrs. Mary Nevill upon her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty [and is] for half a year to June 24 last: paid fees [hereon]2500
1691, August 31,paid Mrs. Sophia Nevill upon her like allowance [as royal] bounty; and is for the same time: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Anne Tennant, widow, [as royal] bounty as a gratuity to her for and in consideration of the loss of her son, Capt. Mathew Tennant, late Commander of the Breda, who was killed on board that ship when she was blown up on the coast of Ireland: per Mary Audley: paid fees [hereon]15400
September 1,paid Mrs. Joyce Greeting upon her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for half a year ended at June 24 last: clear [of fees]2000
paid Nicho[las] Estoll on his allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for the same half year: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Thomas Silver upon the allowance of 20l. per an. to his wife [as royal] bounty, for and in regard of her service to King Charles II and of her present indisposition: and is for the same half year: clear of fees1000
September 2,paid Thomas Bland [as royal] bounty for the taking and apprehending John Bennett alias Freeman, commonly called the Golden Farmer, who was convicted for the murdering one Charles Taylour; pursuant to their Majesties' Proclamation in that behalf: clear [of taxes]500
paid John Clement [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
September 3,paid Edward Godfrey for the use of my Lady Mountjoy's children upon their allowance of 3l. per week; and is for 7 weeks from July 16 last to this day: clear [of fees]2100
paid Richard Jenings upon his allowance of 20l. per an. and is for half a year ended Midsummer last: clear [of fees]1000
paid John Stephens [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1500
1691, September 3,paid Mrs. Ellen Carlisle [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]4000
paid Mrs. Mary Dimocke [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
paid Thomas Fry as well for himself as the following viz. William Baucomle [Baucombe], Ursula Clarke, Jane Mills, Joane Lance, Joane Nead and Kath[erine] Roberts, to and for whom he is as[signee]: upon his and their respective allowances of 10l. per an.; and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: clear [of fees]4000
paid Thomas Hughes [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
September 4,paid John Taylour for the charges of passing a privy seal for issuing 485,744l. to the Navy and 84,256l. to the Office of Ordnance for the building and furniture of the 27 ships of war appointed by a late Act of Parliament [2 Wm. and Mary, Sess. 2, c. 10] to be built and equipped in 4 years from 25 March last 1691: clear [of fees]2846
September 5,paid Joseph Emerson, Robt. Tayloe and Erasmus Jones and Robt. Tayloe [as] as[signee] of Christopher Hill upon their respective allowances of 10l. per week [each]; and is for 4 weeks from August 16 last to the 3rd inst.: cl[ear of fees]800
paid David Tucker, being his proportion of 10l., his Majesty's reward for the taking and apprehending John Bennett alias Freeman commonly called the Golden Farmer, a highwayman, who was convicted etc. as above p. 635 per Tho. Blann: clear [of fees]500
September 7,paid Tho. Morris for and in consideration of his charges and pains in going express into Ireland with a pacquett received here, nothing being paid him in Ireland: clear [of fees]3500
paid Dr. James Canaries [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
1691, September 7,paid Parry Walton [as royal] bounty for and in consideration of his pains in repairing the Cartoons of Raphaell at Hampton Court: per Grinling Gibbons: paid fees [hereon]10000
September 9,paid Mrs. Sarah Averie [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
September 11,paid Dr. Titus Oates upon his allowance of 10l. per week and is for 4 weeks from the 10th inst. to the 8th October next: clear [of fees]4000
September 12,paid Mrs. Anne Fitzharry upon her allowance of 40s. per week for herself and daughter [as royal] bounty: and is in full for 10 weeks July 2 last to the 10th inst. for the said allowance (there having been paid before, 4l. on April 25 last and 11l. on July 17 last): clear of fees500
paid Mr. Fanshaw upon his allowance of 40s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from August 15 last to to this day: cl[ear of fees]800
paid Mrs. Magdalen Thomas upon her allowance of 10l. per an. [as royal] bounty: and is for half a a year ended at Midsummer last: clear [of fees]500
September 14,paid Sir Joseph Herne in satisfaction of so much money by him remitted to Hamburg to be there disposed of by William Duncombe, Esq., their Majesties' Envoy at Stockholm, for their Majesties' service: clear [of fees]11600
September 17,paid Mr. John Williams [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]25000
paid Capt. James Read upon his allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: per Susannah Smith: paid fees [hereon]2500
September 18,paid Mrs. Alice Elliott upon her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for half a year ended as above: clear [of fees]1000
(This money was paid to Alderman Duncomb 18 April, 1692)
1691, September 19,paid John Whittle, clerk, upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 5 weeks from August 15 last to this day: clear [of fees]2100
paid Mr. James Roach upon his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for one quarter ended August 1 last: clear [of fees]1000
paid Mrs. Anne Fitzharris upon her allowance of 40s. per week for the subsistence of herself and daughter Judith and is for 2 weeks from the 10th to the 24th inst.: per Alice Lloyd: clear [of fees]400
September 26,paid Mr. Geo. Ward for 10 weeks' subsistence from July 18 last to this day for the following persons, prisoners in Newgate viz. 5l. to Captain John Auchmonly at 10s. per week; 5l. to Capt. William Deanes at ditto; 5l. to Capt. Andrew Rutherford at ditto; 5l. to Capt. John Livinston at ditto; 3l. to Robt. Johnston, soldier, at 6s. per week; 3l. to Patrick Cuningham ditto at ditto; 3l. to James Junes ditto at ditto2900
September 28,paid Mrs. Eleanor Pendrell upon her allowance of 33l. 6s. 8d. per an. [as royal] bounty to make the allowance of 66l. 13s. 4d. [up into] 100l. per an.; and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: per Edward Grove: paid fees [hereon]16134
paid the following for their reward for their pains and labour in substracting, writing and examining all the warrants for money entered in the Treasury Chambers from 5 November, 1688 to 14 September 1691 in pursuance of a precept from the Commissioners for taking the Public Accounts of the Kingdom viz.: 12l. to Mathew Baggs for abstracting the warrants in the Money Book from 20 April, 1689 to 4 March, 1690–1; 12l. to Edwd. Webster and Tho. Bendish for abstracting the like warrants from 5 November, 1688 to 20 April, 1689 and from 4 March, 1690–1 to 14 September, 1691; 12l. to Christ[opher] Tilson for abstracting the [money] orders from 5 November, 1688 to 14 September, 1691: clear [of fees]3600
September 28,paid Edward Webster for the fees of a warrant signed by her Majesty [Queen Mary] for revoking a grant made to John Williams, Esq., of lotteries: clear [of fees]5130
paid Mrs. Mary Brincknell upon her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: clear [of fees]. (This entry is struck through)1000
paid Hellen Prideaux upon her allowance of 30l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for half a year ended at Midsummer last: per Arnold Squibb: clear [of fees]1500
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much by him disbursed for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on the receiving several sums of money there from 3 July, 1691 to 29 September in the name of Mr. Guy for their Majesties' secret service: clear of fees16726
£11309164
remains in Mr. Guy's hands to balance: which is transferred to this [sic for the next] account18074
£1149038

14 October, 1691. Examined by Mr. Hampden, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

16 October signed and allowed by the Queen.

Henry Guy, Secret Service Account.

For the Quarter from 29 September to 25 December, 1691.

T 38/735, folios 12—17.

Charge or Debit.£s.d.
Balance or money remaining of the last account closed 29 September, 169118074
1691, October 6,money received of Mr. Howard [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt]: out of Letter [or Post Office] money: in further part of an order of June 27 last for 25,000l. for Secret Service65000
October 8,money received of Mr. Villiers [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the 2s. Aid29000
October 15,money received of Mr. Howard: out of Letter money6660
October 22,money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt] viz. 799l. 15s. 4d. out of Low Wines and 4s. 8d. out of the 2s. Aid80000
November 2,money received of Mr. Howard out of the King's dividend of the East India Company100000
November 6,money received of Mr. Loving [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the Additional Poll56311
money received of Mr. Villiers: out of the Additional Poll43161
November 12,money received of Mr. Howard: out of the Fourth of the Customs58970
November 13,money received of ditto: out of ditto60000
November 19,money received of ditto: viz. 264l. 19s. 4d. out of ditto and 8d. out of loans on the 2s. Aid26500
December 3,money received of Mr. Villiers: viz. 133l. 6s. 8d. out of the 2s. Aid and 166l. 13s. 4d. out of the Additional Aid50000
1691, December 11,money received of Mr. Loving: out of "Goods Seized"20000
December 17,money received of ditto: out of ditto10000
December 24,money received of ditto: out of imprests repaid by Mr. Neale10000
£544104
Discharge or Credit by payments per Contra.
1691, October 4,paid Step[hen] Grigg, clerk, [as royal] bounty towards the charges of "my transportation to Virginia whither I am going chaplain": clear [of fees]2000
October 6,paid Richard Robarts [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
October 7,paid Dorothy, Countess of Dorchester upon her allowance of 1600l. per an. "for the support and maintenance of my daughter, the Lady Katherine Darnley"; and is for one quarter ended at midsummer last: paid fees [hereon]40000
October 9,paid Dr. Titus Oates upon his allowance of 10l. per week; and is for 4 weeks from the 8th inst. to November 5 next: clear [of fees]4000
October 10,paid Mr. Dwyre upon his allowance of 2s. per diem; and is for 42 days from August 29 last to this day: clear [of fees]440
paid William Fanshaw, Esq., upon his allowance of 40s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from September 12 last to this day: clear [of fees]800
paid Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall [as royal] bounty; "and is for one quarter of my pension of 20l. per an.": to Michaelmas last: clear [of fees]500
October 12,paid Robert Tayloe and Christo[pher] Hall upon their respective allowances of 10s. per week; and is for 5 weeks from September 3 last to October 8 inst.: clear [of fees]500
1691, October 12,paid Mrs. Anne Fitzharry upon her allowance of 40s. per week for herself and daughter and is for 3 weeks from September 24 last to the 15th inst.: clear [of fees]600
paid Mr. Symon O'Haugherne, prisoner in the Marshalsea, on his allowance of 20s. per week for his subsistence there; and is for 7 weeks from August 24 to this day: clear [of fees]700
October 13,paid Mr. Joseph Emerson upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 5 weeks from September 3 last to the 8th inst.: clear [of fees]2100
paid Mrs. Mary Brincknell upon her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: and is for last Michaelmas quarter: clear [of fees]500
October 14,paid Mr. Tho. Papillon, Esq. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]15000
October 15,paid Robert Phillips, Esq.: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]20000
October 17,paid Mr. Laud Crispe upon his allowance of 20l. 15s. 0d. [sic for 20l. 16s. 0d.] [as royal] bounty; and is for half a year ended at Michaelmas last: clear [of fees].1080
paid Mr. Anthony Seagar 56l. 6s. 0d. for provision for the Treasury Chambers for last Michaelmas quarter; and 10l. for same quarter's salary: clear [of fees].6660
October 20,paid William Wekett for same quarter on his salary of 20l. per an. for extraordinary service in carrying letters etc. [for the Treasury]: clear [of fees]500
paid Mr. Tho. Smeaton for same quarter upon his allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
October 22,paid Dr. Thomas Plume, vicar of Greenwich; for one year to September 29 last in lieu of the tithes of Greenwich Park: clear [of fees]500
1691, October 24,paid John Whittle, clerk, upon his allowance of 10s. per week; and is for 5 weeks from September 19 last to this day: clear [of fees]2100
paid Capt. Tho. Langley in full satisfaction of so much money by him disbursed for the subsistence and relief of poor Dutch passengers [at Harwich] in the months of July and August last: clear [of fees]17170
November 2,paid the King: clear [of fees]180000
November 4,paid John Dwyre upon his allowance of 2s. per diem and is for 25 days from October 10 last to this day: clear [of fees]2100
November 6,paid Dr. Oates upon his allowance of 10l. per week; and is for 4 weeks from the 5th inst. to December 3 next: clear [of fees]4000
November 7,paid George Ward for six weeks' subsistence from September 26 last to the 7th inst. for the following, prisoners in Newgate: viz. 3l. to Capt. John Auchmonly at 10s. per week; 3l. to Capt. William Deanes at same; 3l. to Capt. And[rew] Rutherford at same; 3l. to Capt. John Livinston at same; 1l. 16s. 0d. each to Robert Johnson, soldier, at 6s. per week; Patrick Cunningham [ditto] at same; James Junes [ditto] at same1780
paid William Fanshaw, Esq. upon his allowance of 40s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from October 10 last to this day: clear [of fees].800
November 10,paid Rudolph Keine, Esq. [as royal] bounty "for and in consideration of my travailing charges for half a year ended at Michaelmas last: clear [of fees]10000
paid Mrs. Anne Fitzharry upon her allowance of 40s. per week for the subsistence of herself and is for 4 weeks from 15 October last to the 12th inst.: clear [of fees]800
November 13,paid Henry Killigrew, Esq. [as royal] bounty, being intended to be on account of his annuity of 400l. commencing from midsummer, 1688: paid fees [hereon]58970
1691, November 20,paid Mrs. Isabell Gwillim's bounty: clear [of fees]1000
November 21,paid William Fanshaw, Esq. on his allowance of 40s. per week and is for 4 weeks from November 17 to December 5 next: clear [of fees]800
paid Henry D'Massue, marquis D' Ruvigny [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]60000
November 28,paid John Roberts [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]26500
December 1,paid Mr. John Lee upon his allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty; and is for half a year to midsummer last: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid John Dwyre upon his allowance of 2s. per diem and is for 27 days from 4 November last to this day:2140
December 4,paid Mr. Phillip Stotherd [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]50000
paid Sir James Hayes: clear [of fees]1000
December 5,paid Dr. Titus Oates upon his allowance of 10l. per week; and is for 4 weeks from the 3rd inst. to the 31st inst.: clear [of fees]4000
paid John Whittle, clerk, upon his allowance of 10s. per week and is for 4 weeks from 24 October last to November 21 last: clear [of fees]200
December 11,paid William Fuller, pursuant to his Majesty's direction: clear [of fees]5000
paid William Fuller, pursuant to his Majesty's direction: clear [of fees]2000
December 15,paid Robt. Tayloe, Christo[pher] Hall and Joseph Emerson for their respective allowances of 10s. per week; and is for 9 weeks from October 8 last to December 10 inst.: clear [of fees]13100
paid Mr. Symon O'Haughern, prisoner in the Marshalsea, upon his allowance of 20s. per week for his subsistence there; and is for 9 weeks from October 12 last to this day: per Geo. Mathews, Esq.: clear [of fees]900
December 15,paid Henry Ruvigny upon his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal bounty] for the subsistence of Monsieur Brassally's children in Eton College; and is for one quarter ended the 17th of November last: clear [of fees]1000
paid Anne Fitzharry on her allowance of 40s. per week for the subsistence of herself and daughter Judith; and is for 5 weeks from November 12 last to the 17th inst.: clear [of fees]1000
December 16,paid Mary Mitchell, widow, on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: [and is] for half a year to June 24 last: clear [of fees]: per Jasper English2000
December 21,paid John Roberts [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees] "but to be remembered that when more money is ordered, fees [are] to be taken"10000
paid William Fuller on his allowance of 30s. per week and is for 4 weeks: clear [of fees]600
December 23,paid Mary Bococke, widow, on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: [and is] for half a year ended at midsummer last: clear [of fees]2000
paid Anne Ashbury, widow [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees].500
paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week: [and is] for 4 weeks from 21 November last to the 14th inst.: clear [of fees]200
December 24,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem: and is for 23 days from the 1st inst. to this day: clear [of fees]260
paid Henry Whiffin, carrier, in satisfaction of so much money due to him for carriage of several goods from Exeter to London for his Majesty when Prince of Orange: per Mat[thew] Mitchell: clear [of fees]1642
December 24,paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much money by him expended and paid to the officers of the Exchequer on receiving several sums of money there in the name of Mr. Guy for Secret Service and for Mr. Burgis and one day's travelling charges: clear [of fees]72134
535476
rests in Mr. Guy's hands to balance this account: which is carried to the next account861210
£544104
[There is no entry of the examination of this account by the Chancellor of the Exchequer or of the signature of it by the King or Queen].

Henry Guy. Secret Service Account.

For the Quarter ended Lady Day, 1692.

T 38/735, folios 18–21.

Charge or Debit.
£s.d.
Balance of the Account closed 25 December, 1691861210
1691, December 31,money received of Mr. Loving [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt] out of imprest money repaid: and is in further part of the order of 27 June last for 25,000l. for Secret Service96137
money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the 2s. Aid38165
1691–2, January 7,money received of Mr. Loving viz. 666l. 13s. 4d. out of the 2s. Aid and 333l. 6s. 8d. out of the Additional Aid100000
January 15,money received of ditto: out of fines of leases10000
January 26,money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt] viz. 500l. out of the Fourth of the Customs; and 50l. out of the 2s. Aid.55000
January 28,money received of Mr. Howard by tallies out of Tenths of the following Dioceses viz. London 500l.; Sarum 500l.; Gloucester 300l.; Bristol 200l.; Bath and Wells 250l175000
February 1,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of tin farthings100000
February 12,money received by ditto: out of money paid in upon Mr. Graham's account40000
February 15,money received of ditto viz. 18l. 2s. 5d. of the 2s. Aid and 409l. 8s. 11d. of the Additional Aid.427114
March 3,money received of ditto: out of Hereditary Excise and the Fourth of the Temporary Excise35730
1691–2, March 10,money received of ditto: out of Low Wines1957
money received of ditto: out of—[sic]35000
money received of ditto: out of the Hereditary Excise and the Fourth of the Temporary Excise20000
£741614
1691,Discharge or Credit by Payments per Contra.
1691, December 31,paid the King's most Excellent Majesty: clear [of fees]100000
1691–2, January 2, paid William Fanshaw, Esq., on his allowance of 40s. per week [and is for 4 weeks] from December 5 last to this day: clear [of fees].800
January 4,paid Dr. Titus Oates on [his] allowance of 10l. per week [and is] for 4 weeks from December 31 last to the 28th inst.: clear [of fees]4000
January 5,paid Tho. Bendysh, charges in passing a privy seal for loans on the Aid of 1,651,702l. 18s. 0d. which was lately granted to their Majesties [by 3 Wm. and Mary c. 5]: clear [of fees]22170
January 7,paid the King's most excellent Majesty: clear [of fees]100000
January 8,paid Ann Fitzharry on her allowance of 40s. per week; and is for 3 weeks from December 17 last to the 7th inst.: for the subsistence of herself and daughter: clear [of fees]600
paid William Fuller: clear [of fees]: per Tho. Salmon2000
January 11,paid Symon O'Haugherne, prisoner in the Marshalsea, on his allowance of 20s. per week for his subsistence: and is for 4 weeks from December 15 last to the 12th inst.: per Mr. Geo. Mathew: clear [of fees]400
January 19,paid Thomas Bendysh for the charges of passing a privy seal for authorising the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General for the Second [Twelve months'] Aid of 1,651,702l. 18s. 0d. lately granted in Parliament: clear [of fees]2256
1691–2, January 25,paid William Fuller gent, upon his allowance of 30s. per week and is for 4 weeks from the 8th inst. to February 5 next: clear [of fees]600
paid Phill[ip] Stotherd [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]50000
January 27,paid Rudolph Kein, Esq., on his allowance of 200l. per an. for and in consideration of his "travailing" charges for last Xmas quarter: clear [of fees]5000
January 29,paid James Thrilket for entertaining William Irwynne with meat, drink, washing, lodging, schooling, clothing and other necessaries to the 2nd December, 1691: clear [of fees]21123
February 1,paid William Fuller "my allowance of 30s. per week "and is for 4 weeks from the 5th inst. to the 4th March next: clear [of fees]600
paid Dorothy, Countess of Dorchester, upon her allowance of 16,000l. [sic for 1600l.] per an. for the support and maintenance of her daughter the Lady Katherine Darnley: and is for last Michaelmas quarter: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]40000
February 2,paid John Dwyre upon his allowance of 2s.per diem and is for 40 days from December 24 last to this day: clear [of fees]400
February 8,paid Mr. Phillip Savage: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]25000
paid Richard Emmett [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]25000
February 12,paid Isabell Gwillims [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Major Math. Cahoone for and in consideration of his service in attending the Treasury at Kensington for 2 years ended at Xmas last and is in full of his said service: clear [of fees]1000
February 15,paid Mr. John Tucker for his charges and expenses in attending Visct. Sydney as Secretary of State the last campaign into Flanders: paid Exchequer fees: Mr. Guy remits his [fees]19340
Febrnary 15,paid John Pultney for his charges and expenses in attending Visct. Sydney as Secretary of State the last campaign into Flanders: paid Exchequer fees only; Mr. Guy remits his [fees]23474
paid the King: clear [of fees]40000
February 16,paid Mr. Fuller, pursuant to his Majesty's directions: clear [of fees]2000
February 6, [?16]paid the Marquess of Carmarthen on his pension of 3500l. [per an. and is] for half a year ended at Midsummer, 1691: paid fees [hereon]175000
February 23,paid William Wekett [as royal] bounty: clear of [fees]2000
February 25,paid John Whittle, clerk, on [his] allowance of 10s. per week for 10 weeks from December 19 last to February 27 inst.: clear [of fees]500
paid 4l. to Margaret Baxter, widow [as royal] bounty: 4l. to Eliza[beth] Hedge, widow; 4l. to Mary Windsor, widow; 4l. to Anne Mynhennick: clear [of fees]1600
February 26,paid John Dwyre on [his] allowance of 2s. per diem for 24 days from February 2 inst. to this day: clear [of fees]280
March 3,paid his Majesty: clear [of fees]30000
March 15,paid Tho. Bendyshe for charges of passing 2 privy seals, the one for raising money by wood sales in Dean Forest for 7 years to come; the other for authorising the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the last Poll: clear [of fees]50128
March 16,paid 2l. to Mary Symons and 2l. to Kenady Obrian: [as royal] bounty: per Richard Millar: clear [of fees]400
paid Baptist May, Esq., in satisfaction of so much money paid and disbursed by him for the Six Months' Aid, the 12d. [Aid]; 2s. [Aid] and 12d. per £ [Aid] and for the Twelve Months' Assessment ended 1691, December 25, [to wit] for taxes on the Great Park at Windsor: paid fees [hereon]1957
1691–2, March 18,paid Thomas Hughes [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
March 19,paid Eliza[beth] Heyford, widow, [as royal] bounty: per Amb. Seccomle [Seccombe]: paid fees [hereon]5000
March 21,paid Geo. Hadley, Esq., [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereonJ10000
March 22,paid Kat. Levett, widow, the daughter of Willi[am] Edwards deceased: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
March 24,paid Mr. John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; and is for 27 days from February 26 last to this day2140
paid Mr. John Whittle, clerk, upon his allowance of 10s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from February 27 last to the 26th inst.200
paid Mr. John Taylour for charges of passing the present Commission of the Treasury: clear [of fees]83154
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much money by him expended for disbursements and fees, paid to the officers of the Receipt of the Exchequer on receiving several sums of money there from 25 December, 1691 to 25 March, 1692 in the name of Henry Guy, Esq.: clear [of fees]137116
72021410½
Balance due to his Majesty "which I carry to the next account"213197
£741614
[There is no entry of the examination of this account by the Chancellor of the Exchequer: nor of its signature by the King or Queen].