Secret Service Payments
William Lowndes

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'Secret Service Payments: William Lowndes', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 821-854. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87404 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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1697–8, Jan. 17,Rudolph Kien, his Majesty's Closet Keeper, "for one quarter ended at Xmas 1697 on my allowance of 200l. per an. for travelling charges." (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid., p. 1205000
Jan. 26,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes, out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of"100000
(Signed: William R.)
In the margin:£s.d.
909 guineas999180
silver020
£100000
Ibid.
Jan. 27,Thomas Davis, for providing hay for his Majesty's deer in Audley End Park. (Signed: Tho. Davis) Ibid.3000
Jan. 28,Ann Bowtell, relict of William Bowtell merchant, in part of 746l. certified in a report made by Auditor Brooke Bridges to be due to my said husband for redemption of English captives [in Barbary], which [present] sum of 100l. together with the sum of 342l. 0s. 8d. directed to be paid by the executors of Robert Squibb makes 442l. 0s. 8d. in part of the said 746l. (Signed: Ann Bowtell). Ibid., p. 12110000
Dr. Titus Oates in part of the quarter to end at Xmas 1698 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid.2000
Jan. 29,Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ended this day on 40s. part of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.600
Feb. 3,Margaret Godet, widow, for furnishing Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencyes to the Treasury Lords in the months of October, November and December last. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid.550
1697–8, Feb. 4,Samuel Dupaz, by his Majesty's special command and for his Majesty's particular service. (Signed: Sam de Paz). T 38/736, p. 12220000
Arabella Hunt, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ara. Hunt). Ibid.5000
Adam Peltier, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Adam Peltier). Ibid.500
Feb. 5,Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, for the quarter ended at Xmas last, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Orkney). In the margin: "in Malt Ticquets." Ibid.50000
Feb. 8,Richard Poyke for 5 weeks ended the 5th inst. on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week to Henry Killigrew as of his Majesty's bounty to him. (Signed: Richard Poyke). Ibid., p. 1231000
John Laycroft for the use of Peter Floyer in reward and satisfaction for his advancing the sum of 2000l. for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: John Leacroft). Ibid.10000
Feb. 14,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services 800l. (Prefixing: the King's sign manual)80000
In the margin:£s.d.
727 guineas799140
silver060
£80000
Ibid.
Feb. 16,Percivall Brunskill, in Malt ticquets, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Percivall Brunskell). Ibid., p. 1242000
Feb. 17,Dr. Titus Oates in further part of 50l. for the quarter to end at Xmas next 1698. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid.2000
1697–8, Feb. 17,Peter Le Neve, by order of the Treasury Lords, for certain books relating to the affairs of the Treasury in the time of William [Juxon], bishop of London, his being Treasurer tempore Car. primi and the Earl of Southampton, High Treasurer tempore Car. secundi. (Signed: Peter Leneve). Ibid.2500
Denzill Onslow Esq., for Edward Peto for money by him expended in the hedging and fencing the coppices called Fangrove, Knollgrove and Stubridge in the parish of Chertsey co. Surrey. (Signed: Denzill Onslow). Ibid.2000
John Leech, in full satisfaction for coaches provided by me for clerks of the Treasury and others attending the Treasury Lords between 22 April, 1697 and 27 February 1697. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid., p. 12525130
March 7,Matthew Cohoone, in reward for my labour and pains in attending the Treasury Lords at Whitehall and Kensington from Xmas 1696 to Xmas 1697. (The mark of Matthew Cohoone)1000
Henry Crymes as his Majesty's bounty for discovering and seizing several Libells. (Signed: Henry Crymes. Witness: J. Arnold). Ibid.5000
Elizabeth Ormsby (Ormesby) as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Ormsby: witness: J. Arnold). Ibid.5000
March 14,Dr. Titus Oates, to complete 50l. for a quarter to end at Xmas 1698 on my allowance of 200l. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid., p. 1261000
Henry Killigrew for 7 weeks to end on the 17th inst. on 40s. per week, part of an allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.1400
Thomas Morgan for the use of Col. Philip Howard as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Col. Howard. (Signed: Tho. Morgan). Ibid.4000
1697–8, March 14,William Weket, to complete 100l. in satisfaction of so much expended by me in removing the books and other things belonging to the Treasury on occasion of the late fire which happened at Whitehall and for providing window curtains, a clock, fire stoves and several other goods for the new Treasury. (Signed: Will Wekett). T 38/736, p. 126.8000
March 26,Thomas Smeaton for a quarter ended the 25th inst. on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid., p. 127500
March 28,William Buss, for a quarter ended at Lady day 1698 on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid.200
Richard Poyke, for 7 weeks ended the 26th inst. on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid.1400
Philip Howard for one quarter ended at Lady day last on my allowance of 120l. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid.3000
Peter Varanguen, for the use of Mrs. Beauclair, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty [and is] for a quarter ended at Lady day 1698. (Signed: Peter Varanguen). Ibid.2500
John Rowill, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid., p. 128500
John Taylour, for the use of Martha Lundy [and is] for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Jo. Taylour). Ibid.2500
Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for same quarter's salary for business relating to the contracts of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for a quarter's rent then due for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid.4000
1698, March 28,Peter Floyer, for advancing the sum of 3500l. for his Majesty's special service on credit of repayment out of the Post Office revenue by 150l. per week. (Signed: Peter Floyer)25000
March 30,Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.3000
John Peters, for the use of Mrs. Knight, for a quarter due at Lady day last on the allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: John Peters). Ibid., p. 1292500
The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of"300000
Prefixing: the King's sign manual. Ibid.
In the margin:£s.d.
2727 guineys2999140
in silver060
£300000
April 4,Henry Killigrew for 3 weeks to end on the 9th inst. on my allowance of 40l. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.600
Dr. Titus Oates, in part of 50l. for a quarter to end at Lady day 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid.3000
April 8,Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, in part of 1000l. which by his Majesty's special Command is payable to me as of his Majesty's bounty for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1698. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney. Witness: John Eddowes). Ibid., p. 13050000
John Eddowes, for the use of Charles Roach, for same quarter on the allowance of 40l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Roach. (Signed: John Eddowes). T 38/736, p. 1301000
1698, April 8,Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: E. Clancarty. Witness: John Baber). Ibid.30000
April 9,Capt. Edwd. Harris, 40l. in part of the moneys disbursed by me for his Majesty's service during my being Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. (Signed: E. Harrys). Ibid., p. 1314000
Thomas Lowther, for so much expended and paid by direction of the Treasury Lords at the Exchequer, Treasury and Signet Office for 4 warrants under his Majesty's sign manual, two for paying the interest or allowance of 10l. per cent. to the Subscribers for Circulating Exchequer Bills on the two last contracts and for the [Treasury and Exchequer] warrants and orders thereupon; one other for paying 25,000l. pursuant to an Act of Parliament in Ireland for building Barracks there for soldiers; and another for paying 200l. a year to Mr. Fz [Fitz] Gerald during pleasure, upon his surrendering the office of Comptroller of the Musters in Ireland, which he is entitled to hold during life. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid.2360
John Neal, in satisfaction for copying divers warrants with long schedules of lands etc. for the use of the House of Commons, and of divers reports and papers relating to Exchequer Bills for the use of his Majesty's Privy Council and both Houses of Parliament. (Signed: John Neale). Ibid.2400
April 13,Rudolph Kien, for last Lady day quarter's riding charges due to me. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid., p. 1325000
April 18,George Simpson, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Geo. Simpson)500
1698, April 19,Margaret Godett, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished to the Treasury Lords in the months of January, February and March last, being after the rate of 2 pistolls for every month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid.550
Dr. Titus Oates, in part of 100l. for half a year to Midsummer 1699 whereof 30l. already paid. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid.3000
April 29,Clerks of the Treasury: for a quarter's salaries "due to us" at Lady day last 1698: viz.:£s.d.
Chris [topher] Tilson for myself12100
more by me, Chris. Tilson for T. Lowndes12100
Thomas Bendyshe500
Edw. Webster12100
G. Booth12100
Hen. Segar200
5700
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
Hugh Speke, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hugh Speke). Ibid., p. 1335000
Thomas Bendyshe for the charges of passing a privy seal for authorising the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the Land Tax lately granted; and a privy seal for taking in loans on the said Land Tax; and for fees in the Treasury for the King's charity of 1000l. to the poor of London. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid.5050
Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, to complete the sum of 1000l. as of his Majesty's bounty to me for the quarter ended at Lady day last 1698. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). Ibid.50000
April 30,Richard Brayne, for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton for same quarter on the allowance of 100l. per an. to the said Mrs. Foxton as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richard Brayne). Ibid.2500
1698, May 14,Henry Killigrew, for 9 weeks to end June 11 next on my allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Henry Killigrew). T 38/736, p. 1341800
Richard Poyke, for the use of Henry Killigrew, for 7 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid.1400
Frances Mansell, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Frances Mansell). Ibid.200
May 18,Dr. Titus Oates, to complete 100l. for half a year to end at Midsummer 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid.4000
June 10,William Weket, for maps and other goods bought by me for the service of the Treasury. (Signed: Will Wekett). Ibid.1610
June 11,Richard Poyke, for 4 weeks to this day on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week allowed to Henry Killigrew as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid., p. 135800
The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of"100000
Prefixing: the King's sign manual.
£s.d.
In the margin:
909 guineys999180
in silver020
£100000
Ibid.
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Henry Killegrew). Ibid.3000
Dr. Titus Oates in part of 50l. for a quarter to end at Michaelmas 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). Ibid., p. 1363000
1698, June 14,Capt. James Bush, by particular order for my immediate subsisting, which sum I am to repay to the said Mr. Lowndes for his Majesty's use out of the first money that shall be payable to me on account of the 7 months' subsistence which incurred [due to me] to the 1st August last 1697. (Signed: Ja. Bush). Ibid.5000
June 15,Rudolph Kien, Closet Keeper to his Majesty, as of his Majesty's bounty to reimburse me so much which I have paid out of my salary of 200l. per an. to the Collectors of the Subsidy, by way of capitation, which [Capitation Tax] commenced the 25th day of January 1696–7. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid.4368
June 17,John Arnold Esq., which I promise to repay to William Lowndes for his Majesty's use, out of an order No. 1170, 1758 on the fourth 4s. Aid for 200l. [which order was] assigned to me by the Earl of Ranelagh: [to wit] so soon as the said order shall come in course of payment. (Signed: J. Arnold). In the margin: Memorandum: 100l. was repaid on 17th Nov. 1702 and paid back by Mr. Lowndes into the Receipt the same day. Ibid., p. 13710000
June 20,John Taylour, to wit 363l. 1s. 0d. for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury relating to the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between 8 Jan. 1697–8 and this 20th June 1696; and 20l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid.38310
Account. [8 Jan. 1697–8 to 20 June 1698].
Charge.
moneys resting in the hands of William Lowndes Esq., on the foot of his last account closed 8 January 1697–81624
money received for his Majesty's Secret Services by the said William Lowndes between the said 8th Jan. last and the 20th June 1698 according to a certificate of Sir Robert Howard, Auditor of the Receipt of Exchequer101864
£1034888
Discharge.
the payments made by the said William Lowndes since the determination of his last account, to wit between the 8th June 1697–8 and the 20th June 1698 as by the aforegoing acquittances1010228
Remains: to be carried to the next account24660

Examined 22 June, 1698, Cha. Montague [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed and allowed by his Majesty the same 22 June, 1698. T 38/736, p. 137.

1698, June 24,John Rowill, for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1698 on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid., p. 138500
Col. Philip Howard for same quarter on my allowance of 120l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid.3000
John Leech, in satisfaction for Hackney coaches provided for the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords between 17 Feb. last and June 24 inst. (Signed: Leech). Ibid.15116
Thomas Smeaton for a quarter ended this 24th June on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid.500
Sir Rowland Gwynne, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: R. Gwynne. Witness: Hen. Baker). Ibid.3058
June 25,George Simpson for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid., p. 139500
Henry Killigrew for 2 weeks ended this day on my allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.400
June 27,William Buss for a quarter ended the 24th inst. of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid.200
June 28,Mary Bourne, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of money due on an assignment made [to her husband] by William Legg Esq., deceased, of his arrears as Page of Honour to King Charles the Second. (Signed: Mary Bourne). Ibid., p. 1402000
John Lloyd, for the use of [Mrs.] Beauclair for one quarter ended at Midsummer last 1698 on the allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: John Lloyd). Ibid.2500
John Peters, for the use of [Mrs.] Knight for same quarter on her allowance of 100l. per an. (Signed: John Peters). Ibid.2500
1698, June 29,Dr. Titus Oates, to complete 50l. for a quarter to end at Michaelmas 1699 on my allowance of 200l. per an. (Signed: Titus Oates). T38/736, p. 1402000
Martha Lundy for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1698 on my allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Martha Lundy). Ibid.2500
June 30,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of"140000
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). Ibid., p. 141.
In the margin:£s.d.
1272 Guineys139940
in silver0160
£140000
The King. A like receipt under the sign manual on same day for Ibid.100000
July 2,Richard Poyke, for 4 weeks to end the 9th inst. on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid.800
Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to end the 9th of this instant, on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.400
July 6,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of"100000
Prefixing: the King's sign manual. Ibid., p. 142.
In the margin:
£s.d.
909 Guineys at 2s. per guiney [premium]999180
in silver020
£100000
"in part of 2500l. directed 22 June out of Seizures."
1698, July 8,Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for a quarter's salary due at Midsummer last for service relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for same quarter's rent [of the house that Capt. Porter lives in]. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid.4000
Margaret Godet, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of April, May and June last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid.550
July 12,Col. Philip Howard, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Philip Howard). Ibid.1000
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 1435000
Rudolph Kien, for a quarter's allowance ended at Midsummer last 1698, for travelling charges. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid.5000
July 13,Charles Twittey, for one year's allowance ended at Lady day last 1698 for extraordinary service performed by me in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer. (Signed: Cha. Twitty). Ibid.10000
John Eddowes, for the use of Charles Roach as of his Majesty's bounty [and is] for a quarter ended at Midsummer 1698. (Signed: John Eddowes). Ibid.1000
July 16,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Service the sum of"150000
Prefixing: William's sign manual.
£s.d.
In the margin:
1363½ guineys1499170
in silver030
£150000
Ibid., p. 144.
1698, July 16,The clerks of the Treasury, for a quarter's salary due to us at Midsummer last: viz.:£s.d.
Chris[topher] Tilson12100
by me [Tilson] more for Thos. Lowndes in discharge of a debt12100
Thomas Bendyshe500
Edw. Webster12100
G. Booth12100
Hen. Segar200
5700
(Autograph signatures). T38/736, p. 144.
Henry Killigrew for 2 weeks to end July 23 inst. on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid.400
July 18,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and wellbeloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the moneys put into his hands for our Secret Services, the sum of"200000
Prefixing: the King's sign manual. Ibid., p. 145.
a like acknowledgment of the same date, under the sign manual of the receipt of200000
Ibid.
July 27,Chris[topher] Tilson for so much expended and paid by me as well to complete 380l. for the purchase of Fangrove and Knowlgrove coppices co. Surrey, as for the drawing, writing and engrossing of the deeds by which the same are conveyed to Denzill Onslow Esq., in trust for his Majesty; as also for fees to the officers of the Exchequer and others upon the receipt of the said purchase money. (Signed: Chris. Tilson). Ibid., p. 1465380
Tho. Bendyshe, being the charges expended in passing 3 privy seals viz.: one for taking in loans on the Duties on Coals; one other for taking in loans on the Quarterly Poll; and the other for empowering the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the said Quarterly Poll. (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid.72150
1698, July 27,Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.3000
July 28,John Taylour, to wit 305l. 8s. 6d. for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury relating to the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 20th of June last and this 28th of July instant; and 20l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid.32586
Account for 1698 June 20 to July 28.
Charge.
£s.d.
the moneys resting in the hands of William Lowndes Esq., on the foot of the last accompt closed the 20th day of June last 169824660
the money received for his Majesty's Secret Services by the said William Lowndes between 20 June and 28 July 1698981315
£101601
Discharge.
Payments made by the said William Lowndes in the said period1020616
and so the said accomptant is in surplusage on the foot of this accompt1461410
which is to be satisfyed or retained by him out of the next money that he shall receive for his Majesty's Secret Service.
Examined 20 Dec. 1698. Cha. Montague [Chancellor of the Exchequer].
Signed and allowed by the King the 21st of Dec. 1698, Ibid., p. 147.
1698, July 30,Richard Brayne for the use of Mrs. Susanna Foxton, for one quarter due at Midsummer last 1698 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to the said Mrs. Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). T38/736, p. 1482500
Lady Katherine Cornbury, for 5 weeks on his Majesty's allowance of 10l. per week as of his royal bounty to my husband, the Lord Edward Cornbury. (Signed: K. Cornbury). Ibid.5000
The whole of this entry is struck through and in the margin is written as follows:
Memorandum: this sum of 50l. was repaid by my Lord Cornbury 16 Sept. 1698 out of money received by his Lordship at the Exchequer.
Aug. 2,John Leech, in satisfaction for Hackney Coaches provided for the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords between the 24th June last and 1st August following. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid.8160
Aug. 6,William Bayly, for my pains and charges in attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington between 17 Nov. 1697 and 27 July 1698. (Signed: Wm. Bayly). Ibid.7150
Aug. 9,Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ending the 13th inst. on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 149600
Aug. 10,Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid.3000
Percivall Brunskill, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Percivall Brunskill). Ibid.2000
Richard Poyke for 5 weeks ending the 13th of this instant August on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid.1000
1698, Aug. 10,John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, by his Majesty's special command, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber. Witness: Triamor Baldwin). Ibid., p. 15025000
Elizabeth Disney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eliz. Disney). Ibid.1000
William Lake, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: William Lake).Ibid.5000
Aug. 18,Capt. Edwd. Harris, in full of 140l. by me disbursed for his Majesty's special service during my being Lieut. Governor of Jersey. (Signed: E. Harrys). Ibid., p. 1516000
Aug. 20,Henry Killigrew, for a week ending this day on my allowance of 4l. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.200
Sept. 7,Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid.5000
Sept. 10,Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ending this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: ut supra). Ibid.600
Sept. 14,Stephen Sharsell (in the margin incorrectly John Sharsall) in satisfaction of so much by me expended for mowing, making and cocking the hay cut in St. James's Park in the year 1698 by his Majesty's order. (Signed: Ste. Sharsall). Ibid., p. 1521884
Sept. 15,Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's bounty to me [and is] for one quarter of a year ended at Midsummer last 1698. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney. Witness: John Eddowes). Ibid.100000
Christopher Bridge, clerk, as of his Majesty's royal bounty for my passage to Boston whither I am going chaplain. (Signed: Chris. Bridge). Ibid.2000
1698, Sept. 16,Mary Laycock, wife of Capt. Martin Laycock, late of the Regiment commanded by the Lord Charlemont; as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to my said husband. (Signed: Mary Laycock). T38/736, p. 1525000
Sept. 21,Mary Bourne, wife of Thomas Bourn, pursuant to the directions of the Treasury Lords, as of his Majesty's bounty to my said husband and in part of his pretensions to the arrears of wages due from King Charles the Second to William Legg Esq.; by virtue of an assignment by the said William Legg to him in that behalf. (Signed: Mary Bourne). Ibid., p. 1532000
Sept. 27,Jacob Vander Esch, by his Majesty's special command and for his Majesty's special service. (Signed: Jacob Vander Esch). Ibid.55000
Sept. 28,Adlard Welbye, in satisfaction of so much expended in his Majesty's special and immediate service. (Signed: Adlard Welbye). In the margin: memorandum. This was for so much expended by Mr. Secretary Vernon for a particular service. Ibid.10000
Sept. 29,Richard Bovet, in satisfaction of so much expended by me pursuant to the direction of the Treasury Lords for the charges of several witnesses examined before their Lordships relating to imbezzlements made by Capt. Caldwell and Capt. Cross out of the St. Peter prize etc. (Signed: Ri. Bovett). Ibid.1600
Col. Philip Howard, for a quarter due this day on my allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witness: Edward Courteney). Ibid., p. 1543000
Oct. 1,John Rowill, for one quarter due at Michaelmas last 1698 on the allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid.500
1698, Oct. 1,Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid.500
William Buss, for same quarter on the allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss)200
Capt. William Courtney, by direction of the Treasury Lords in satisfaction for damage sustained by his being taken up and imprisoned, instead of another of his name, on account of the late conspiracy. (Signed: Will Courtenay). Ibid.10000
Dr. Thomas Plume, Vicar of East Greenwich, for one year's tithes for Greenwich Park due at Michaelmas last 1698. (Signed: Tho. Plume). Ibid., p. 155500
Margaret Godet for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of July, August and September last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid.550
Oct. 7,Sir John Germain, in satisfaction of so much by me expended by his Majesty's command and for his special service. (Signed: J. Germain). Ibid.55000
Henry Shales, to wit 25l. for a quarter's salary due to me at Michaelmas last for service relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for the same quarter for rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid.4000
Oct. 8,Henry Killigrew for 4 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.800
George Simpson for one quarter due at Michaelmas last on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid., p. 156500
1698, Oct. 13,Edmund Halley, as of his Majesty's bounty towards my charges and expenses in making experiments for finding out the cause of the variation of the compass. (Signed: Edmund Halley). T38/736, p. 15610000
Oct. 14,Henry Bernard, in satisfaction of so much expended by me in discovering some ill practices relating to the counterfeiting of Exchequer Bills. (Signed: Henry Barnard). Ibid.3000
John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, by his Majesty's special command, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid.25000
Oct. 15,Henry Killigrew, for one week ended this day on part of my allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.200
Richard Poyke, as assignee of Henry Killigrew, for 9 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week to the said Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid., p. 1571800
Oct. 18,Hellen Vaughan, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hellen Vaughan). Ibid.5000
Robert Shelmerdine, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Robert Shelmerdine). Ibid.2000
Oct. 19,Anthony Row, 100 guineys amounting to 110l. as of his Majesty's bounty to the town of Newmarket for the plate run for at Newmarket in this present month of October. (Signed: Anth. Rowe). Ibid.11000
Oct. 27,William Tagg as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty in consideration of my service and attendance at the Gate of his Majesty's Privy Garden in Whitehall. (The mark of Wm. Tagg). Ibid.1000
1698, Oct. 28,Katherine Clench, widow, as of his Majesty's royal bounty in full of all pretensions and demands on a pension of 40l. per an. which was allowed to my son Brune Clench deceased. (Signed: Cath. Clench). Ibid., p. 1585000
Oct. 31,The clerks of the Treasury, for a quarter's salary due to us at Michaelmas last: viz.:
£s.d.
Chris[topher] Tilson12100
Edw. Webster12100
G. Booth12100
T. Jett12100
Tho. Bendyshe500
Hen. Segar200
M. Granger12100
69100
(Autograph signatures). Ibid.
Nov. 5,Henry Killigrew for 3 weeks ended this day of the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l. per week). (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.600
Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton for one quarter due at Michaelmas last on the sum of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid.2500
Nov. 17,John Mawde, for the use of Mr. Justice Rokeby in satisfaction for loss sustained by him in receiving 500l. in Malt ticquets for two terms' allowance. (Signed: Jo. Mawde). Ibid., p. 15911130
Richard Powys, for the use of Sir Littleton Powys, one of the Barons of the Exchequer, in satisfaction for the like loss sustained by the said Baron on 500l. for two terms' received in Malt tickets. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid.142100
Samuel Scrivener, for the use of Sir John Holt, Lord Chief Justice of England, for the like loss on the like sum in Malt tickets, for two terms' allowance. (Signed: Sa. Scrivener). Ibid.142100
Thomas Lowther, in satisfaction of charges and expenses at the Exchequer and Treasury, viz.: 8l. 17s. 6d. for a sign manual warrant and order for paying to Sir Theodore Janssen 9691l. 15s. 0d. for answering his Majesty's subscription to the Two Millions; and for warrants for satisfying part thereof by tallies of anticipation; 3l. 10s. 0d. for a sign manual establishing his Majesty's Forces in Ireland; 19l. 17s. 6d. for the several warrants and orders for paying 300l. to Lord Lucas expended for his Majesty's special service and for the charges of receiving the same at the Exchequer and of a contingent [Contingencies] bill of 25l. for a year to Midsummer 1698; 5l. 17s. 6d. for a sign manual warrant and order for issuing to the Receivers of the Two Millions 20,000l. for an allowance of 1 per cent. to the Subscribers of the Two Millions for prompt payment [of their subscriptions]. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). T 38/736, p. 1593826
1698, Nov. 18,Thomas Papillon, as of his Majesty's royal bounty for the addition of 600l. per an. to my salary as one of the Victuallers of the Navy, to complete the said allowance to Lady day 1697. (Signed: Tho. Papillon). Ibid., p. 160100000
William Judge, 20 guineys as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for his service in apprehending Eliza[beth] Lewis and others concerned in counterfeiting Exchequer Bills. (Signed: William Judge). Ibid.2200
Nov. 26,Henry Killigrew, for 3 weeks ended this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killiegrew). Ibid.600
Richard Poyke, for 6 weeks ended this day on the allowance of 40s. a week part of his Majesty's bounty of 4l. a week to Henry Killigrew Esq. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid.1200
1698, Dec. 1,Hannah Goobett, as of his Majesty's royal bounty in consideration whereof I promise to trouble the Treasury with no further solicitations. (Signed: Hannah Goobett). Ibid., p. 161500
Dec. 8,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of"100000
(Signed: William R.)
£s.d.
In the margin:
909 guineys999180
in silver020
Ibid.£100000
Dec. 15,The King: a like acknowledgment of 1000l. (Signature and marginal note ut supra). Ibid.100000
Dec. 21,The King: a like acknowledgment of 1000l.: under the sign manual and with marginal note ut supra. Ibid., p. 162100000
Dec. 17,Hugh Speke as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hugh Speke). Ibid., p. 1625000
Dec. 22,John Baptist Draghi (in the margin: Seigneur Baptist), as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Baptist Draghi). Ibid.5000
Dec. 26,John Rowill for a quarter ended at Xmas 1698 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid., p. 163500
William Buss, for same quarter on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss). Ibid.200
Thomas Smeaton, for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid.500
George Simpson for same quarter on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Tho. Simpson). Ibid.500
Dec. 26,The clerks of the Treasury, for same quarter's salary due to us: viz.:
£s.d.
Chris[topher] Tilson12100
Tho. Bendyshe500
E. Webster12100
G. Booth12100
M. Granger12100
Hen. Segar200
Thomas Jett12100
69100
(Autograph signatures). T 38/736, p. 163.
Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks ended the 24th of this instant December on 40s., part of my allowance of 4l. a week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 164800
Dec. 27,Charles Nevill, in full of 93l. 11s. 7d. which remained due to me for goods furnished into the Office of the Stables of his Majesty's Royal Mother, whereof 75l. hath been already paid to me. (Signed: Charles Nevell). Ibid.18117
Dec. 29,Culverwell Needler, 50 guineys as of his Majesty's bounty and in reward for my pains and service relating to the Publique Acts which passed in the last Session of Parliament 1697–8. (Signed: Culverwell Needler). Ibid.5500
Mary Bourne, as of his Majesty's bounty in consideration of an assignment made to my husband Thomas Bourne of arrears due to William Legg, as Page of Honour to King Charles the Second. (Signed: Mary Bourne). Ibid.3000
Dec. 30,Elizabeth Smith, in full satisfaction of all demands on account of arrears due to my mother Susanna Wosencroft, deceased, on an allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Elizabeth Smith). Ibid. p. 1652000
1698–9, Jan. 4,Henry Shales to wit 25l. for 1698 Xmas quarter's salary due to me for services relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and
1698–9, Jan. 4,15l. for the same quarter's rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in. Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid.4000
Col. Philip Howard for same quarter on the allowance of 120l. per an. (Signed: Philip Howard. Witnesses: Saml. Bedwell, Daniel Gunnis). Ibid.3000
Jan. 7,Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks ended this day on 40s. part of 4l. a week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killigrew). Ibid.400
Jan. 9,Margaret Godet, for Foreign Gazets and other Intelligencys furnished for the use of the Treasury Lords in the months of October, November and December last, being after the rate of 2 Pistolls per month. (Signed: Marguerite Godet). Ibid., p. 166550
Richard Poyke, for 6 weeks ended the 7th inst. on 40s. per week, part of the allowance of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Richd. Poyke). Ibid.1200
Sir Rowland Gwynne, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: R. Gwynne).55710
Rudolph Kien, for half a year's travelling charges due to me at Xmas last 1698 as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid.10000
Jan. 12,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our secret services, the sum of"50000
(Signed: William R.)
£s.d.
In the margin:
454 guineas49980
silver0120
£50000
Ibid., p. 167.
Jan. 13,John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to her. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid.25000
1698-9, Jan. 13,John Gostling, clerk, in further part of the arrears of an allowance of 50l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty from Xmas 1688: (whereof already received 200l.) this sum making the said allowance paid to Xmas 1694. (Signed: John Gostling). T 38/736. p. 16710000
Jan. 17,Matthew Cohoon (in the margin: Major Colhoon but probably an erratum), as of his Majesty's bounty to me in reward for my attendance on the Treasury Lords for one year from Xmas 1697 to Xmas 1698. (Signed: M. C.). Ibid.2000
Jan. 25,William Middleton, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Wm. Middleton). Ibid., p. 168.
Jan. 26,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes, out of money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of"200000
(Signed: William R.)
£s.d.
In the margin:
1818 guineas1999160
in silver040
£200000
Ibid.
Jan. 27,Elizabeth Boson, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty in consideration of her late husband's services as Wharfinger and Keymaster [Quaymaster] at Exeter at his Majesty's happy arrival in the west [in 1688]. (Signed: Eliza. Boson). Ibid.2000
George Townsend, in satisfaction of so much expended by me on account of Sir William Williams's estate devised to his Majesty. (Signed: Geo. Townsend). Ibid.460210
Feb. 1,James Roach, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty for my charges to Ireland. (Signed: Ja. Roch). Ibid., p. 1695000
Feb. 2,Hugh Speke, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hugh Speke). Ibid.5000
1698-9, Feb. 3,Elizabeth, Countess Orkney, as of his Majesty's royal bounty, in part of a sum of 4000l. (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). Ibid.100000
Thomas Lowther in satisfaction of so much expended for fees and charges in passing a privy seal for taking in loans on the Act for Disbanding the Army; and for 2 warrants signed by his Majesty, one for allowing 2258l. 19s. 10½d. overpaid on the fund for Military Contingencies in Ireland, and the other for allowing in the accounts of the Receiver General of Ireland 1116l. 6s. 6½d. by him paid out of Forfeited Rents by warrants from the Chief Governors there; and also for a letter signed by the Lords of the Treasury signifying his Majesty's pleasure concerning the cloths [clothing] of 4 Regiments lately broke in Ireland. (Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid.44130
Feb. 4,Henry Killigrew, for 4 weeks ended this day on 40s. part of 4l. per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid., p. 170800
Feb. 6,William Grymes, in satisfaction for my labour, pains and charges in and about the abbreviating the first 5 years' patent rolls of Queen Elizabeth amounting to 306 sheets of royal paper closely writ on all sides and for alphabetting a former book of Abbreviation in several reigns, and for divers searches amongst the Records in the Rolls Chapel. (Signed: Wm. Grymes). Ibid.11860
Feb. 11,Richard Poyke, for 5 weeks ended this day on 40s., part of 4l. [per week] allowed to Henry Killegrew as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Richd. Poyke)1000
Feb. 16,Emery Anguis for one's year's rate to Xmas last to the poor, for his Majesty's house at Kensington. (Signed: Emery Anguis). Ibid.500
1698–9, Feb. 16,Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty and is in further part of 4000l. (whereof 1000l. already received). (Signed: Eliza. Orkney). T 38/736, p. 171100000
Feb. 17,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Services the sum of"100000
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual.
In the margin:
£s.d.
909 guineas at 22s. each999180
in silver020
£100000
Ibid.
Feb. 18,Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, for a quarter ended at Xmas last on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty to her. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). Ibid.2500
Elizabeth Colhoon, relict of Matthew Colhoon, as of his Majesty's royal bounty. (The mark of Eliza. Colhoon). Ibid., p. 1721000
John Leech in satisfaction for Hackney coaches furnished to the clerks and others attending the Treasury Lords at Kensington and several other occasions between 1 Aug. 1698 and this day. (Signed: John Leech). Ibid.15126
Feb. 25,Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.2000
March 1,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Service, the sum of"100000
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual). Ibid.
1698-9, March 3,Peter Hume, in satisfaction of so much by me expended for half fees at the Exchequer on receiving 2800l. on a bill drawn by Dr. John Robinson from Stockholm for his Majesty's special service on the 4th January last and payable to me or order. (Signed: Pet. Hume). Ibid., p. 17376116
Percivall Brunskill, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Percivall Brunskill). Ibid.2000
March 4,Henry Killigrew, on 40s. (part of an allowance of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.800
March 9,Philip Ryley, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to Elizabeth Ramsay. (Signed: Phil. Ryley). Ibid.10000
March 11,Bernard Granville for fees and charges in receiving 450l. for 1½ years' rent for Mote Park due at Xmas last 1698. (Signed: B. Granville). Ibid., p. 1743600
John Allonius (Hallungius) as of his Majesty's bounty to the Regiment commanded by the Earl of Portland, being his Majesty's part of a seizure of several hats, gloves and other things imported for the use of the said Regiment. (Signed: J. Hallungius). Ibid.5020
Ann Chetwynd, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Ann Chetwynd). Ibid.1000
March 18,Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to this day on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to me. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.400
Hannah Ward, spinster, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty, [and is] for half a year ended at Xmas last on 100l. per an. to Mrs. Beauclair. (Signed: Hannah Ward). Ibid., p. 1755000
1698–9, March 21,Elizabeth Cooper, widow of Col. Arnold Cooper, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Eli. Cooper). T 38/736, p. 1752000
John Reeve by order of the Treasurer of Christ's Hospital, for so much paid to the Capitation Tax for [on] the allowance of 370l. 10s. 0d. due at Xmas 1697 to the [King's] Mathematical boys in the said Hospital. (Signed: John Reeve). Ibid.8056
1699. March 25,George Townsend, for moneys expended on account of the Commission for taking the subscription of Two Millions for the East India Trade and also for the Instruments for determining the charter of the Old East India Company. (Signed: Geo. Townesend)114100
Thomas Smeaton, for a quarter ended this day on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Tho. Smeaton). Ibid.500
March 27,The King. "We acknowledge to have received of and from our trusty and well beloved William Lowndes Esq., out of the money put into his hands for our Secret Service the sum of"100000
(Prefixing: the King's sign manual).
In the margin:
£s.d.
930 guineas at 21s. 6d.999150
in silver050
£100000
Ibid., p. 176.
March 29,George Simpson, for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on my allowance of 20l. per an. (Signed: Geo. Simpson). Ibid.500
William Buss, for a quarter on my allowance of 8l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: William Buss)200
1699, March 30,John Rowill, for a quarter ended at Lady day 1699 on my allowance of 20l. per an. as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: John Rowill). Ibid.500
April 1,Edward Bassam, for the use of Mr. Charles Shales by order of Col. Philip Howard, for one quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on the allowance of 120l. per an. to the said Colonel as of his Majesty's bounty to him. (Signed: Edwd. Bassam). Ibid., p. 1773000
Richard Poyke, for seven weeks ended this day on the allowance of 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty to Henry Killigrew. (Signed: Rich. Poyke). Ibid.1400
Henry Shales, 25l. for a quarter's salary due at Lady day last 1699 for services relating to the Contracts etc. of the Navy, Ordnance and Victualling; and 15l. for rent due to me for the house that Capt. Porter lives in; for the same quarter. (Signed: Henry Shales). Ibid.4000
Henry Killigrew, for 2 weeks to end this day, on 40s. (part of 4l.) per week as of his Majesty's bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.400
April 3,John Baber, for the use of Elizabeth, Countess of Clancarty, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty to the said Countess: [and is] for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1699. (Signed: John Baber). Ibid., p. 17825000
Charles Twittey for one year to Lady day 1699 on the allowance for extraordinary service performed by me in the Office of the Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer. (Signed: Cha. Twitty). Ibid.10000
April 4,Richard Brayne, for the use of Susanna Foxton, for a quarter ended at Lady day last 1699 on the allowance of 100l. per an. as of his Majesty's royal bounty to the said Susanna Foxton. (Signed: Richd. Brayne). T38/736, p. 1782500
1699, April 6,John Whitehead, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: John Whitehead). Ibid., p. 1792000
Henry Killigrew, as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. (Signed: Hen. Killegrew). Ibid.6000
Rudolph Kien, for one quarter due at Lady day 1699, due to me for travelling charges as Closet Keeper to his Majesty. (Signed: R. Kien). Ibid.5000
Richard Powys, for the use of George Stepney Esq., which sum the said Mr. Stepney expended for his Majesty's service in the Court of the Elector of Brandenburg. (Signed: R. Powys). Ibid.30000
Thomas Lowther, for the use of the clerks of the Treasury, as of his Majesty's bounty to reimburse them so much charged upon and paid by them, in respect of their employments, for the year's tax to the 4s. Aid ended the 2nd Feb. 1698–9 viz.: on£s.d.
William Glanville18150
Richard Powys18150
Christopher Tilson18150
John Taylour18150
Thomas Bendyshe600
Edward Webster600
Miles Grainger600
George Booth600
9900
(Signed: Tho. Lowther). Ibid.
Christopher Tilson, for so much paid and expended for the fees in passing his Majesty's letters under the privy seal for calling all the Receivers of the [Crown] Land Revenue to an account to Michaelmas last past and for receiving and collecting for his Majesty's use the arrears which shall then be standing out. (Signed: Chris. Tilson). Ibid., p. 18029110
1699, April 6,Thomas Bendyshe for the fees of a warrant sent to the Lords Justices of Ireland for [their] paying [the Office of Ordnance in England] for 2000 pikes sent thither out of the Ordnance stores here; the same being entered at the Auditors of Imprest and [at the] Signet Office; and also for the fees of 3 warrants and an order for cancelling Exchequer Bills that were issued on the Salt Act (6l. 18s. 0d. for pikes warrant fees and 5l. 2s. 6d. for Exchequer Bills warrant). (Signed: Tho. Bendyshe). Ibid.1206
John Taylour, viz.: 649l. 17s. 0d. for fees and charges by me paid and expended at the Exchequer and Treasury relating to the sums received and paid for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 28th July 1698 and this 6th day of April 1699; and 30l. for my own labour, pains, hazard and incident charges in and about the receiving and paying the said moneys and keeping the account thereof. (Signed: J. Taylour). Ibid.679170

Account.

Charge.
the moneys received by William Lowndes Esq., for his Majesty's Secret Services between the 28th July 1698 (the day on which his last account closed) and the 6th April 1699, as appears by a certificate of Christopher Montague Esq., Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer2000000
Discharge.
£s.d.
the surplusage resting due to the said William Lowndes on the foot of his last account closed 28 July 16981461410
the other payments made by the said Lowndes by his Majesty's command between 28 July 1698 and 6 April 1699 as by the aforegoing acquittances amount to1987661
£20023011
So the said accomptant is in surplusage upon the foot of this accompt (which is to be satisfied or returned by him out of the next money that he shall receive for his Majesty's Secret Service) is2301

Examined 26 April, 1699. Cha. Montague [Chancellor of the Exchequer].

Signed and allowed by the King the same day. T38/736, p. 181.