Secret Service Payments
Henry Guy

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'Secret Service Payments: Henry Guy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 705-731. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87400 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Henry Guy.

Secret Service Money Account for the quarter from 24 June, 1693 to 29 September, 1693.

T38/735, folios 60—65.

Charge or Debit.
£s.d.
Balance of account closed 24 June, 16931844
1693, July 7,money received of Mr. Villiers [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt] in further part of the order of 25 April 1693 for secret service: out of loans on the Three Fourths of the Customs81000
money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers]: out of the Fourth of the Customs250710
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above 2 sums: viz. 810l. to Mr. Walton and 250l. 7s. 10d. to Mr. Knight).
July 29,money received of Mr. Villiers in part of an order of 1 June, 1693 for Secret Service: viz. 1500l. out of loans made by Sir Leonard Robinson on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise and 190l. out of Seizures169000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above 1690l.: viz. 1500l. to Sir Leonard Robinson; 100l. for the charges of Vaudois transportation to Ireland; 33l. to reimburse money super expended; 30l. to Col. Phil. Howard; 27l. for General service [of the Secret Service].
August 17,money received of Mr. Howard out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise17617
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum viz.: 337l. 16s. 6d. to reimburse money super expended; 110l. to Col. Phelips; 1000l. for her Majesty [Queen Mary]; 100l. for Lady Bellew; 50l. to Mr. Balfour; 100l. to Mrs. Granvile; 63l. 10s. 8½d. to the Consul of Aligant [Alicante].
1693, August 31,money received of Mr. Howard out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise100000
Sept. 7,money received of Mr. Villiers out of Seizures: [and is] for Mr. Shales20000
Sept. 12,money received of Mr. Howard: out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise [and is for] Mr. Povey]10000
Sept. 15,money received of ditto: viz. 11l. 13s. 10½d. out of the Fourth of the Customs and 225l. 8s. 9½d. out of loans on the Temporary and Hereditary Excise23728
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz.: 60l. to reimburse money super expended; 100l. to Mr. Robert Lyde; 77l. 2s. 8d. to the Consul at the Groyne, Mr. John Parker).
1693, Sept. 27,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of Tenths265
money received of Mr. Howard: out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise13339
money received of Mr. Maynard: out of Tenths807
followed by: a note of the allocation of the 167l. 10s. 1½d. representing the above 3 sums: viz. 100l. to Mr. Smith; and 67l. 10s. 1½d. to General services [of the Secret Service].
£640012
Discharge or Credits by payments per contra.
1693, June 26,paid Dr. Titus Oates [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]5000
June 28,paid Margaret Blacke, widow, [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
June 30,paid Susan Foxton on [her] allowance of 100l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for 1693 Midsummer quarter: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Austine Jones: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2500
July 1,paid Jane Steward [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
1693, July 3,paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from June 26 last to the 24th inst.: clear [of fees]200
July 4,paid James Feild, clerk, as [royal] bounty towards the charges of his transportation to Barbados whither he is going chaplain: free [of fees]2000
paid Mrs. Mary Brincknell alias Holby [as royal] bounty (10l. being paid 14 April last): paid fees [hereon]500
paid Mr. Symon O'Haugherne on his allowance of 20s. per week; and is for 5 weeks from the 30th May last to this day: clear [of fees]500
July 5,paid Mr. Thomas Smeaton on his allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty and is for last June 24 quarter: clear [of fees]500
July 7,paid Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Hellen Prideaux, widow, [as royal] bounty (15l. being paid 2 May last): paid fees [hereon]7100
July 10,paid John Knight, Esq. 187l. 15s. 10½d. for interest at the rate of 6 per cent. per an. for several sums "by me [Knight] advanced from 25 Feb. 1692–3 to the 1st of July inst. out of the receipt of the Customs as appears by the weekly certificates of that revenue" and 62l. 11s. 11½d. at the rate of 2 per cent. per an. by way of gratuity and reward for his travail and charges in advancing the said several sums of money: clear [of fees]250710
paid Mr. Thomas Moore for the use of Mr. Charles Roach as royal bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Parry Walton 550l. on his allowances of 200l. per an. for repairing their Majesties' pictures and is for 2¾ years to Lady day 1693 [thereon]; and 100l. in full of 300l. for repairing the ceilings of Rubens in the Banqueting House at Whitehall; and 100l. in full of 200l. for repairing the Cartoons of Raphael at Hampton Court and 60l. for repairing 3 pieces of Andrew Mountan [Andrea Mantegna] 12 foot high and lining them: [paid] fees [hereon]81000
1693, July 26,paid Col. Phill[ip] Howard on [his] allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for last June 24 quarter: clear [of fees]3000
July 27,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; [and is] for 39 days from June 19 last to this day: clear [of fees]3180
July 28,paid Geo. Sympson [as royal] bounty; [and is for] last June 24 quarter: clear [of fees]500
paid Tho. Bendysh for charges of passing a privy seal to authorise the Treasury Lords to dispose of the arms, horses etc. of Papists: clear [of fees]22166
July 31,paid Sir Leonard Robinson Kt., Chamberlain of [the city of] London, [for so much] by him paid and to be paid to several persons at the rate of 1 per cent. for 150,000l. lent and paid into the Exchequer on the borrowing clause of the Million Act: clear [of fees]150000
paid Paul Boyer [as royal] bounty: the same being intended to defray the charges and expenses of several Vaudois and French from London to Ireland: clear [of fees]10000
August 1,paid Sarah Land: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Tho. Lowther [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]3185
August 3,paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from July 24 last to the 21st inst.: clear [of fees]200
August 5,paid Dr. Titus Oates [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]20000
paid Eliz[abeth] Disney [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]1000
August 14,paid Tho. Bendyshe, being the charges expended in passing a privy seal for taking loans into the Exchequer on the borrowing clauses in the Act for Review of the Poll: clear [of fees]22166
1693, August 14,paid Edmd. Serjant for a cabinet for Mr. Guy to put his papers in: clear [of fees]700
August 17,paid Maria Manley widow, as of her Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Mary Windsor, Ann Mynhenicke, Margaret Baxter and Eliz[abeth] Hedge widow; each 25s. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
August 18,paid Sir John Trenchard [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]10000
paid Nicho. Aubertin [as] their Majesties' reward for discovering a scandalous and seditious libel intituled 'Great Britain's just complaint' etc.: pursuant to their Majesties' Proclamation for that purpose: clear [of fees]5000
paid Dame Mary Bellew [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
August 22,paid Ann Granvile [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Nicho. Herne Esq., Consul of Alicante, in satisfaction of so much money by him expended and disbursed in taking care of several poor seamen and soldiers, their Majesties' subjects, that had been taken by the French: clear [of fees]: per John Rudge6310
paid Daniell, Earl of Nottingham, to be disposed of according to such directions as he hath received from her Majesty: clear [of fees]10000
August 23,paid Abell Tassine D'Allone: clear [of fees]53500
paid Tho. Lowther [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]3160
August 24,paid Col. Robert Phelips [as royal] bounty: per Mr. Richard Miller: [paid] fees [hereon]11000
August 25,paid Sir John Charden the same being intended to be remitted to Mr. — Poley, their Majesties' Envoy at Turin [struck through and replaced by the single word] bounty: clear [of fees]20000
1693, August 25,paid Simon O'Haugherne on [his] allowance of 20s. per week; [and is] for 7 weeks from July 4 last to the 22 inst.: clear [of fees]700
August 28,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; and is for 32 days from July 27 last to this day: clear [of fees]340
paid Richard Powis for fees paid in passing a warrant to authorise the Commissioners of the Revenue in Ireland to give allowances to several collectors on their accounts: clear [of fees]526
Sept. 1,paid Charles Balfour Esq. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
Sept. 4,paid Sir Leonard Robinson Kt., Chamberlain of [the city of] London, for and upon account of the gratuity of 1 per cent. to be paid and distributed to such citizens of London and others who have paid money into the Chamber of London to be made [into] loans at the Exchequer upon the Credit in the Act for the Review of the Quarterly Poll: clear [of fees]100000
Sept. 12,paid William Disney [as royal] bounty: per Charles Perkins "per appointment of William Disney, guardian": paid fees [hereon]500
paid Anne Disney [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]500
paid John Shales Esq. on the allowance of 100l. per an. for a clerk, house rent for an Office, and for Books and stationery wares for 2 years ended at Midsummer 1693: paid fees [hereon]20000
Sept. 19,paid John Whitle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week, and is for 4 weeks from August 21 last to the 18th inst.: clear [of fees]200
paid Robert Lyde mate of the ship Freinds Adventure as of her Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for and in consideration of his service in bringing the said ship home after she was taken by the French and 7 Frenchmen put on board, there being only himself and a boy left aboard: paid fees [hereon]10000
1693, Sept. 19,paid Tho. Povey Esq. [as royal] bounty: per John Povey: [paid] fees [hereon]10000
paid Tho. Bendysh for the charges of passing a privy seal for receiving loans into the Exchequer on the Million Act: clear [of fees]24148
Sept. 22,paid Henry Smith, the same being intended for the charge and expense of the dinner he is to provide for the Installation of the foreign Princes to the Order of the Knights of the Garter at Windsor which is intended to be speedily celebrated: clear [of fees]10000
paid John Whittle, clerk, [as royal] bounty: [paid] fees hereon2000
Sept. 26,paid Capt. Griffith Bowen [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1500
Sept. 27,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; and is for 30 days from August 28 to this day: clear [of fees]300
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much money by him expended for their Majesties' service and for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on receipt of several sums of money there for their Majesties' Secret Service in the name of Mr. Guy from 24 June last to 29 September inst.: clear [of fees]157132
63178
Balance due to the King on the foot of this account closed 29 September 1693, which is carried to the next account833
£640012

30 September, 1693. The account was examined by Mr. Hampden, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

4 October, 1693. The Queen signed and allowed the said account.

Henry Guy.

Secret Service Money Account for the quarter from 29 September, 1693, to 25 December, 1693.

T 38/735, folios 66—70.

Charge or Debit.
£s.d.
Balance of the account closed 29 September, 1693833
1693, Sept. 30,money received of Mr. Howard [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt of the Exchequer] in further part of the order of June 1 last: out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise15200
money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers]: out of ditto4800
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above two items making 200l. in all, to Baldericke O'Donnell).
Oct. 5,money received of Mr. Maynard out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise59000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 400l. to Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance for service in Ireland; 65l. [being to repay money] super expended; 50l. for a premium for advancing 5000l. on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise; 75l. to Secretary Trenchard for Mr. Robinson in Sweedland [Sweden]).
Oct. 7,money received of Mr. Villiers [another of the said Tellers of the Exchequer] out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise: [and is] for Sir Leonard Robinson120000
Oct. 12,money received of Mr. Howard per tally on the Duchy of Cornwall [revenue]50000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 300l. for the Duchess of Buckingham; and 200l. for Madame Ruvigny on account of Lord Galway's pension).
1693, Oct. 12,money received of Mr. Howard out of Coffee and Tea [Duties]4700
Oct. 19,money received of Mr. Howard: viz. 1000l. out of Tenths of Prizes and 17l. out of Coffee and Tea. ("The 1000l. was for Lord Inchiquin")101700
Sept.
[sic for November 3,
money received of Mr. Howard: out of Tenths of prizes taken by the East India Company from the Mogul20000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 55l. to repay what [was] super expended; 50l. for Dame Katherine Dallyson; 30l. for Col. Phill. Howard; 65l. for [Secret Service] General service).
Sept.
[sic for November 17,
money received of Mr. Howard: out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise [note: for] Mr. Kein10000
Nov. 28,money received of Mr. Carew [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of a fine of a lease99000
money received [of ditto] in part of an order of 1693 Nov. 6: out of a fine of a lease1000
Dec. 8,money received of ditto: out of Tenths35146
Dec. 16,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of Tenths50167
money received of Mr. Howard: out of the New Duty on Coffee and Tea20300
money received of Mr. Maynard: out of Tenths16182
Dec. 22,money received of Mr. Carew 6l. 15s. 0d. and of Mr. Maynard 24l. 19s. 7d.: out of Tenths31147
total charge52757
Surplusage due to Mr. Guy on the account closed 25 Dec. 1693, to balance this account1019
£528674
Discharge or Credits by payments per contra.
£s.d.
1693, Sept. 30,paid Simon O'Haugherne on his allowance of 20s. per week; [and is] for 5 weeks from August 22 last to Sept. 26 inst.: clear [of fees]500
Oct. 2,paid Tho. Hughes [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2500
paid Baldericke O'Donnell [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]: per Hugh Offriell20000
Oct. 3,paid George Sympson [as royal] bounty; [and is for] one quarter at Michaelmas last: clear [of fees]500
paid Chris[topher] Tilson for fees in passing a privy seal for discharging Henry Guy Esq., of and from the sum of 3000l. which he received out of the profits of the Post Office by the hands of the Receiver General thereof and paid (pursuant to their Majesties' directions) to the Earl of Rochester as so much of his pension of 4000l. per an.: clear [of fees]1930
paid Tho. Smeaton on his allowance of 20l. per an. as of her Majesty's bounty: [and is] for Michaelmas quarter 1693: clear [of fees]500
Oct. 4,paid Margaret Marshall [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]200
paid Thomas Browne [as royal] bounty [and is] for a premium for lending 5000l. on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise: clear [of fees]5000
Oct. 6,paid Sir Stephen Evance for and in consideration of service done for their Majesties in Ireland: clear [of fees]40000
paid Sir Leonard Robinson, Kt., Chamberlain of the city of London, for and upon account of the gratuity of 1 per cent. to be paid to such citizens and others who have paid or shall pay moneys into the Chamber of London and [which from there has been] paid or [is] to be paid into the Exchequer by way of loans upon the Credit in the Act for the Review of the Quarterly Poll: clear [of fees]120000
1693, Oct. 13,paid Thomas Moore [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Susanna Foxton on [her] allowance of 100l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for last Michaelmas quarter: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Sir John Trenchard; the same being intended to be remitted to Mr. Robinson, their Majesties' Agent in the Court of Sweden, in satisfaction of so much money by him expended there for their Majesties' service: clear [of fees]7500
Oct. 17,paid Mr. Tho. Lowther [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]3136
Oct. 18,paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week; [and is] for 5 weeks from Sept. 17 last to the 23rd inst.: clear [of fees]2100
Oct. 19,paid William, Earl of Inchiquin in part of 2000l. which her Majesty is pleased to bestow on his wife, late Mary Villiers, one of the Maids of Honour attending her Majesty, for her marriage portion: paid fees [hereon]100000
Memorandum: the above sum of 1000l. was May 19 last received of Sir Thomas Cooke as per acquittance of that date, but not brought to account till this day because the same was not charged in the Exchequer by the East India Company till then.
paid Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall [as royal] bounty for 1693 Michaelmas quarter: clear [of fees]500
Oct. 21,paid the Duchess of Buckingham on her allowance or pension of 1200l. per an.; [and is] for 1692 Michaelmas quarter30000
Oct. 23,paid Visct. Galloway [Galway as royal] bounty: per Mr. Paul Boyer: paid fees [hereon]20000
Oct. 27,paid Mary Dymocke as of her Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: clear [of fees]300
Nov. 2,paid Sarah Land [as royal] bounty ("not to trouble the [Treasury] Lords again"): clear of fees200
1693, Nov. 3,paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week; [and is] for 4 weeks from Oct. 23 last to November 20 inst.: clear [of fees]200
paid Dame Katherine Dallyson [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Col. Phill. Howard on his allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for last Sept. 29 quarter: clear [of fees]3000
Nov. 6,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; [and is] for 40 days from Sept. 27 last to this day: clear [of fees]400
Nov. 8,paid Symon O' Haugherne on his allowance of 20s. per week; and is for 6 weeks from 26 Sept. last to the 7th inst.: per Capt. Griffin: clear [of fees]600
Nov. 10,paid Isabella Gwillims [as royal] bounty: [paid] fees [hereon]1000
Nov. 14,paid Gideon Godet; [and is] for 3 months ended Oct. 31 last: clear [of fees]550
Nov. 18,paid Mrs. Olive Munday for the use of Mrs. Mary Brincknell as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: paid fees [hereon]500
paid Rudolph Kein Esq. on his allowance of 200l. per an. for his travailing charges; and is for half a year ended at Michaelmas last: cl[ear of fees]10000
Nov. 23,paid John Whittle on [his] allowance of 10s. per week; and is for 4 weeks from the 20th inst. to 18 Dec. next: clear [of fees]200
Nov. 27,paid Henry, Visct. Galloway [Galway] for the subsistence of several poor Protestants now going from Switzerland into Ireland; as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to them: paid fees [hereon]100000
Nov. 28,paid John Taylor for the charges of a privy seal for [taking in] loans of 400,000l. on the Exchequer in general and for divers copies out of the archives at Westminster: clear [of fees]2660
1693, Dec. 1,paid John Parker Esq., their Majesties' Consul at Coruña, in satisfaction of so much money expended by the said Consul for their Majesties' service upon several extraordinary occasions: per Nath[aniel] Long: paid fees [hereon]7728
Dec. 7,paid Capt. Tho. Langley to reimburse to him so much money [which] he expended for the subsistence of poor Dutch seamen and soldiers at Harwich from 20 Sept. 1693 to 8 Nov. last: clear [of fees]35146
Dec. 15,paid the King: clear [of fees]20000
Dec. 18,paid Capt. Robt. Phelips; [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]: per Mr. Richard Miller5000
Dec. 23,paid Tho. Bendysh for charges at the Treasury and Signet Office of a warrant signed by his Majesty directing the Lords Justices of Ireland to give licence to the Agents of the Victuallers of the Navy to cut pipe [staves] and hogshead staves in the woods near Kinsale576
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much money by him paid in passing several warrants, and for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on the receipt of several sums of money there for their Majesties' Secret Service in the name of Mr. Guy from 29 Sept. 1693 to Dec. 25 inst.14052
£528674
1693–4, Jan. 6.Examined by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer.
January 10: signed and allowed by the King.

Henry Guy.

Secret Service Money Account for the quarter from 25 December, 1693 to 25 March, 1694.

T 38/735, folios 71–75.

Charge or Debit.
£s.d.
1693–4, Jan. 5,money received of Mr. Carew [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt of the Exchequer] in further part of the order of 6 Nov. 1693: out of Seizures10000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum viz.: 36l. for money super expended [on] 4 Jan. inst.; 10l. to William Bailey; 5l. 18s. 0d. to Mr. Dwyre; 8l. to O'Haugherne; 5l. to Mr. Smeaton; 2l. to Mr. Whittle; 5l. to George Sympson; 20l. to Mrs. Caldwell; 8l. 2s. 0d. for [Secret Service] General service).
Jan. 13.money received of Mr. Carew: out of the fine of a lease25000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 200l. for the King; 50l. for Mr. Keine).
Jan. 26,money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the Tenths of Prizes taken [by the East India Company] from the Great Mogul160000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 1500l. for the King; 100l. [to replace money] super expended).
Feb. 9,money received of Mr. Howard: out of Tenths of Prizes taken from the Great Mogul 1537l. 10s. 0d.: and out of the Duties on Coffee and Tea 11l. 15s. 8d. In the margin: for this 1537l. 10s. 0d. Mr. Guy hath not signed the acquittance "nor have I received the money." This marginal note is struck through.154958
1693–4, Feb. 9,money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said four Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.20184
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above 2 sums making together 1750l. 14s. 0d.: viz. 1500l. for the King; 37l. 10s. 0d. for fees for the [said] 1500l.; 150l. for Mr. Shales; 63l. 4s. 0d. to [replace money] super expended).
Feb. 23,money received of Mr. Howard out of Tenths28664
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 200l. for the King; 52l. 8s. 10d. for Capt. Langley; 33l. 17s. 6d. towards [replacing] money super expended).
March 3,money received of Mr. Howard: out of the fine of a lease23711
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 200l. for Mr. Shales; 30l. for Col. Phill. Howard; 7l. 11s. 6½d. towards [replacing] what hath been super expended).
March 8,money received of Mr. Howard: out of a fine of a lease 193l. 8s. 0d.; and out of [the Duties on] Coffee and Tea 17l. 11s. 2d.210192
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 200l. for the King; 10l. 19s. 2d. towards [replacing] money super expended).
March 19,money received from Mr. Carew: out of Seizures20000
March 20,money received of Mr. Howard: out of Coffee and Tea [Duties]171120
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above two sums: viz. 100l. towards reimbursement of what [is] super expended; 100l. to be reserved for Mr. Guy's order; 148l. to reimburse so much super expended; 8l. 4s. 0d. for Mr. Dwyre; 4l. 10s. 0d. for Mr. Whittle 10l. 18s. 0d. for [Secret Service] General service).
1693–4, March 21,money received of Mr. Carew: out of Seizures10000
(followed by: a note of the allocation hereof: viz. 100l. for Mr. Jones).
money short charged in the entry of 286l. 6s. 4d. under date 23 Feb. which should be 286l. 6s. 7d.003
total charge£49073
Discharge or Credit by payments per contra.
£s.d.
money remaining due to Mr. Guy [as a superplusage] of the account closed 25 Dec., 16931019
1693, Dec. 26,paid Mr. Austine Jones [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2500
1693–4, Jan. 6,paid Elizabeth Caldwell [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
Jan. 9,paid Geo. Sympson [as royal bounty; and is] for last Xmas quarter: clear [of fees]500
Jan. 10,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; [and is] for 57 days from 6 Nov. last to the 4th inst.5180
paid Tho. Smeaton on [his] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty [and is] for last Xmas quarter: clear [of fees]500
Jan. 11,paid William Bailey [as reward for his charges and attendance on the Treasury Lords at Kensington to 13 Dec. last: clear [of fees]500
paid Simon O'Haugherne on his allowance of 20s. per week [and 5s. for 8 weeks] from 7 Nov. last to the 2nd inst.800
Jan. 12,paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week [and is] for 4 weeks from Dec. 18 last to the 15th inst.200
paid Mary Keys [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
Jan. 15,paid Rudolph Keine Esq. on [his] allowance of 200l. per an. for travailing charges; [and is] for last Xmas quarter; clear [of fees]5000
Jan. 16,paid John Taylor for charges at the Treasury and Signet Office of a warrant signed by his Majesty for directing the Lords Justices of Ireland to cause a prize ship of 30 guns in Kinsale to be bought for their Majesties' service: clear [of fees]576
1693–4, Jan. 18,paid Eliz[abeth] Mathews [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]200
paid Tho. Vavasour [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Sir James Hayes [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]200
Jan. 22,paid Charles Roach [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]: per Nich[olas] Bedgood1000
paid His Majesty20000
Jan. 26,paid Richard Powis for charges in passing a warrant signed by his Majesty directing a new commission to be passed to empower the Lord Chancellor of Ireland and others there to examine and state the Public Accounts [of Ireland]576
Feb. 6,paid Tho. Bendyshe for charges in passing a privy seal for [taking in at the Exchequer] loans on the 4s. Aid; and another for authorising the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers of the said Aid: clear [of fees]47128
Feb. 8,paid John Rowell on [his] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: [and is] for last Xmas quarter: cl[ear of fees]500
paid Margaret Marshall [as royal] bounty: cl[ear of fees]200
Feb. 9,paid Dr. Titus Oates: [as royal] bounty: cl[ear of fees]5000
Feb. 7,paid — Godete for Gazettes furnished to the Treasury Lords for the months of November, December and January last: at the rate of 2 pistoles per month: cl[ear of fees]550
Feb. 13,paid John Shales Esq. on his allowance of 400l. per an. for inspecting, entering and certifying etc. all the contracts, memorials, certificates and papers presented to the Treasury by the Navy, the Victualling and the Ordnance: and is for last June 24 quarter10000
1693–4, Feb. 13,paid John Shales in part of 125l. as well in consideration of the above service as [of] an allowance for a clerk, office rent, books and stationery ware; and is in part of last Michaelmas quarter on his allowance of 500l. per an.5000
Feb. 19,paid Sir James Hayes [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]200
Feb. 23,paid the King: clear [of fees]320000
Feb. 24,paid Jane Jackson, widow: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
Feb. 28,paid Tho. Bendysh for the charges in passing a privy seal for drawing orders for the moneys brought in upon the late Act for supplying the Deficiency of the Million Act: clear [of fees]2450
paid Capt. Tho. Langley viz. 32l. 8s. 10d. in satisfaction of so much money by him expended at Harwich for the relief of poor Dutch seamen and soldiers between the 10th November 1693 and 14 Dec. following; and 20l. by way of reward for his pain and care in that service: per Sir Tho. Midleton: clear [of fees]52810
March 9,paid Dr. Titus Oates on account of the arrears of his allowance before the same was reduced to 200l. per an.: clear [of fees]5000
March 10,paid Simon O'Haugherne, a prisoner in the Marshalsea; on his allowance of 20s. per week; [and is] for 9 weeks from January 2 last to the 6th inst.: per Aldegond his wife: clear [of fees]900
March 14,paid Col. Phill. Howard [on his] allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for the quarter ended at Xmas last: clear [of fees]3000
March 19,paid Tho. Bendysh for the charges in passing 3 Commissions under the Great Seal of England for appointing Commissioners for executing the second 4s. Aid in the counties of Carnarvon, Anglesea and Merioneth: clear [of fees]13420
1693–4, March 22,paid Christ[opher] Feild in satisfaction of so much money by him disbursed for his Majesty's service in carrying a packet from Waterford to Sir Cloudesley Shovell in the river of Shannon in September 1690: clear [of fees]2500
paid John Whittle, clerk, on his allowance of 10s. per week; [and is] for 9 weeks from 15 Jan. last to the 19th inst.: clear [of fees]4100
paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem; [and is] for 77 days from 4 Jan. last to this day: clear [of fees]7140
March 23,paid Austin Jones [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]10000
March 24,paid John Shales in full for the half year ended at Xmas last upon his allowance of 500l. per an. for examining etc. contracts etc. and for a clerk, office rent etc. ut supra p. 697: paid fees [hereon]20000
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much by him disbursed from 25 Dec. last to March 25 inst. as well for several charges for his Majesty's service as for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on the receipt of several sums of money there for their Majesties' secret service in the name of Mr. Guy within the said time: clear [of fees]14276
462217
rests in Mr. Guy's hands on account of Secret Service closed 25 March inst.: which is carried to the next account2845
£49073
2 April, 1694.Ex[amined] per Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer.
4 April, 1694.Signed and allowed by the King.

Henry Guy.

Secret Service Money Account for the quarter from 25 March, 1694 to 24 June.

T 38/735, folios 76–80.

Charge or Debit.
£s.d.
money remaining in Henry Guy's hands, being balance of the account closed 25 March 16942845
1694, March 27,money received of Mr. Carew [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt of the Exchequer], in part of the order of 6 Nov. 1693: out of a fine for a lease249860
March 30,money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of Coffee and Tea [Duties]17169
money received of Mr. Carew: out of Seizures10533
April 5,money received of Mr. Carew: out of Seizures49000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the said sum: viz. 400l. for the Earl of Oxford; 90l. [to reimburse money] super expended).
April 13,money received of Mr. Carew: out of Seizures127390
April 16,money received of ditto: out of ditto2500
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above two sums making together 1298l. 9s. 0d.: viz. 1000l. for the King; 25l. for fees on the [said] 1000l., 73l. 9s. for Lord Villiers for watering the Ring in Hyde Park; 200l. for Lord Lanesborough).
April 19,money received of Lord FitzHardinge [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt] out of Forfeitures of Treason20000
1694, April 19,money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the Forfeitures of Treason. ("The direction [for this issue] is said to be in full [of the money order of 6 Nov. 1693] but wants 2d. of it")1341710½
April 20,money received of Mr. Maynard in part of an order of 19 April 1694 for 10,000l. for Secret Service: being the first payment [thereon: and is] out of Forfeitures for Treason20618
money received of Mr. Carew: out of Seizures100412
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the above 3 sums making altogether 1546l. 9s. 1¾d.: viz. 1500l. for the King; 38l. 13s. 0d. for fees on the whole 1546l. 9s. 1¾d.; and 7l. 16s. 1¾d. towards what [is] super expended).
April 26,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise5000
money received of Mr. Carew: out of a fine of a lease50000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the last 2 sums making together 550l.; viz. 50l. to Chaplin; 60l. to Twitty in part of 100l.; 200l. to Lowndes; 100l. to Taylor; 40l. to Bendysh; 100l. to Lowndes and Clerke).
May 10,money received of Mr. Howard out of the New Duty on Coffee and Tea9000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 40l. for Mr. Twitty; 50l. for Mr. Railton).
May 16,money received of Mr. Howard: viz. 180l. 13s. 6d. out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise; and 159l. 6s. 6d. out of the Fourth of the Customs34000
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 208l. to reimburse what is super expended; 100l. for the Queen; 32l. for Mr. Weket for damask curtains).
1694, May 22,money received of Mr. Howard: on an order of 16 May 1694: out of the Fourth of the Customs: for Sir Joseph Herne, to be returned [forwarded by bill of exchange] to Holland1200000
May 24,money received of Mr. Howard: in further part of the order of 19 April 1694: out of Coffee and Tea [Duties]5400
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the said sum: viz.: 24l. for Mr. Whittle; 30l. for Col. Howard).
June 2,money received of Mr. Howard: out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise93660
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the said sum: viz.: 183l. to reimburse what is super expended; 26l. 6s. 0d. for the Londonderry boy per Thirlket; 125l. per Mr. Shales; 600l. for her Majesty).
June 18,money received of Mr. Howard: viz. 40l. out of Coffee [and Tea Duty]; 1l. 2s. 6d. out of Tenths4126
money received of Mr. Maynard: viz.: 2l. 12s. 3d. out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise; and 127l. 7s. 3d. out of Alienations129196
(followed by: a note of the allocation of the last said two sums making together 171l. 2s. 0d.: viz. 121l. 2s. 0d. [to reimburse money] super expended; 50l. for Mr. Strut [for] a minister).
June 21,money received of Mr. Howard: viz.: 15l. 7s. 3d. out of Coffee and Tea [Duty]; and money received of Mr. Maynard: out of Alienations viz. 37l. 12s. 9d.5300
(followed by: a note of the allocation of this sum: viz. 53l. [to reimburse money] super expended.)
£2043417
Discharge or Credit by payments per contra.
£s.d.
1694, March 26,paid the King: clear [of fees]20000
March 27,paid Mr. Thomas Moore: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]249860
1694, March 27.paid Dame Katherine Dallyson [as royal] bounty paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Mary Sutton [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2500
March 28,paid John Peters [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2500
paid Susanna Foxton [as royal] bounty; [and is for] one quarter ended at 1693 Xmas: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Purbecke Halles [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2500
paid John Rowell on [an] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is for] one quarter to Lady day last: clear [of fees]500
paid Simon O'Haugherne, on [his] allowance of 20s. per week; [and is] for 3 weeks from the 6th inst. to the 27th inst.: clear [of fees]300
March 31,paid Rudolph Keine on [his] allowance of 200l. per an. for his travailing charges; [and is] for one quarter ended Lady day last: clear [of fees]5000
April 2,paid Thomas Bendysh for his charges in passing a commission under the great seal of England to appoint Phillip Bertie Esq. et al. to be Commissioners to inspect the drawing of lots etc. directed by the Bill for granting of Salt [Duties] etc.: clear [of fees]5826
April 7,paid Tho. Smeaton on [his] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for a quarter ended at Lady day last: clear [of fees]500
paid George Sympson on an allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for a quarter ended Lady day last: clear [of fees]500
paid the Earl of Oxford [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]40000
April 11,paid Dr. Titus Oates: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]5000
paid Nicho[las] Bedgood for the use of Charles Roch: clear [of fees]1000
paid his Majesty: clear [of fees]100000
1694, April 19,paid Charles Balfoure: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
April 20,paid James, Visct. Lanesborough [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]20000
paid Mary Brincknell alias Holtby: [as royal] bounty500
April 23,paid the King: clear [of fees]150000
paid Thomas Bendysh being for his charges expended in passing a privy seal for authorising the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the Quarterly Poll lately granted in Parliament: clear [of fees]2380
April 25,paid Visct. Villiers in satisfaction of so much money by him disbursed as well for buying two "engins" and other charges as for watering the Ring in Hyde Park the last summer: paid fees [hereon]7390
paid Jere[miah] Chaplin [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]5000
May 1,paid Mr. Tho. Bendysh for several clerks and under clerks of the Treasury (himself being one) in reward for making several accounts, states, copies and doing other business of or relating to their Majesties' revenue and the expenditure of the same: clear [of fees]50000
May 4,paid Walter Butler [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
May 7,paid Tho. Bendysh for the charges and expenses in passing the present Commission of the Treasury through the respective Offices: clear [of fees]86162
May 17,paid Mary Sutton [as royal] bounty: clear2500
May 19,paid Dr. Oates on account of arrears of the 10l. per week [allowance] to the time he was retrenched [and reduced to 200l. per an.] "which was the 2nd of Feb. 1692" and is in full to that time: clear [of fees]. "This money was paid by the Doctor to Mr. Malkin."10000
1694, May 21,paid William Weket in satisfaction of so much due, and by him to be paid over, unto John Fisher upholsterer for damask curtains and a four leafed screen by him provided for the [Treasury] Lords' room in the Treasury Chambers: clear [of fees]3200
May 22,paid Tho. Bendysh for charges and expenses in passing two privy seals viz. one for drawing orders etc. for the annuities on the Tonnage [Duty] and the other for taking in loans on the Act lately passed laying a Duty on vellum, parchment etc.: clear [of fees]47160
paid Sir Joseph Herne for the value of 120,000 guilders, current money, to be returned [forwarded by bills of exchange] to Monsieur Schuylenburgh in Holland: clear [of fees: the] fees [being] remitted at the Exchequer1200000
May 25,paid John Whittell, clerk, viz.: 20l. [as royal] bounty and 4l. for 8 weeks from 19 Jan. last to March 16 last on his allowances of 10s. a week: clear [of fees]2400
paid Col. Phil. Howard on his pension of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty; [and is] for 1694 Lady day quarter: clear [of fees]3000
June 1,paid Col. Robert Phelips [as royal] bounty: per Richard Miller: paid fees [hereon]10000
June 4,paid James Thrilket viz.: 10l. for John Browne, master of an East India ship to whom William Irwyne, the boy who carried letters into and out of Londonderry during the time of the siege [is apprenticed] 6l. 6s. 0d. for diet, washing and lodging the said boy for 18 weeks at 7s. per week ending May 18 last; and 12l. for furnishing the said boy with clothes and other necessaries to fit him out as an apprentice: clear [of fees]2866
1694, June 6,paid Tho. Bendysh for several clerks in the Exchequer, being in reward for their making several accounts, states, copies and other business relating to their Majesties' revenue and the expenditure thereof: clear [of fees]9000
paid her Majesty the Queen: clear [of fees]60000
June 8,paid John Shales for a quarter of a year ended at Lady day last 1694 upon his allowance of 500l. per an. for examining and certifying contracts for the Navy, Victualling and Ordnance etc. ut supra p. 697 and for a clerk, office rent, books and stationery wares: paid fees [hereon] (in the margin: 6d. per £ and 12s. 6d.)12500
June 12,paid William Bayly for travailing charges in attending the Treasury at Kensington from 13 Dec. last to May 9: clear [of fees]6150
paid Mathew Cahore for his service in attending the Lords of the Treasury at Whitehall and Kensington; [and is] for one year ended at Xmas last: clear [of fees]1000
June 14,paid Margrett Blackemore for the use of Mrs. Mary Keys as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: clear [of fees]500
June 18,paid John Dwyre on his allowance of 2s. per diem and is for 82 days from March 22 last to the 12 June inst.: clear [of fees]840
June 19,paid Dr. Titus Oates as of her Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: clear [of fees]5000
paid John Whittle, clerk on his allowance of 10s. per week for 12 weeks from March 16 to the 12th inst.: clear [of fees]600
June 23,paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much money by him paid and disbursed as well for fees paid to the officers of the Receipt for several sums of money there issued to Mr. Guy for his Majesty's Secret Service as for other charges to several other persons between Lady day and Midsummer 1694: clear [of fees]17660
2035292
rests in Mr. Guy's hands on the closing of this account "which I carry to the next account"828
£2043417

There is no note of the examination of this account by the Chancellor of the Exchequer or of the King's or Queen's signature to it.

But the total of issues out of the Exchequer for Secret Service during the quarter is certified by Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt, by certificate dated 3 July 1694.