Warrant Books
November 1706, 1-15

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'Warrant Books: November 1706, 1-15', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21: 1706-1707 (1952), pp. 84-95. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90456 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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November 1706, 1–15

November 1. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to John Thompson gent to deliver to Margaret Griffith widow the 339l. 17s.d. residue of the Exchequer Bills in your hands (which by warrant of 1704 May 17 you were directed to deliver to Guy Palmes): to be towards the support of her grandchildren according to an agreement made with her by said Palmes: she having made discovery of the said Bills.
Appending: request by said Palmes to said Thompson dated 1703–4 Feb. 21 to pay to said Mrs. Griffith 340l. “or so much money as shall surmount 1400l. of the Exchequer Bills to be delivered to you which Robert Presgrave took away, for I give and appropriate the same to the said Mrs. Griffith in trust for and to the maintenance of her two grandsons, children of the said Robert Presgrave by Mrs. Griffith's daughter. And I direct and order and consent that upon your receipt of such Exchequer Bills of the amount of 1400l. or upwards you vacate all inquisitions and process which I have obtained against the said Presgrave and his creditors.” Money Book XVIII, p. 329.
Same by same to the Receipt to pay said Mrs. Griffiths 339l. 17s.d. on her delivering up the abovesaid Exchequer Bills residue of 1739l. 17s.d. of such Bills which were embezzled by said Presgrave, chief clerk to said Palmes, then a Teller of the Receipt: the said Presgrave in pursuance of the promise made to him 1704 May 17 ut supra having repaired into England and appeared before the Lord Treasurer and made a confession of what he knew concerning the transactions at the Exchequer in relation to the money wanting in his cash and hath also offered what may be useful in order to prevent the like mischiefs for the future and hath thereupon obtained her Majesty's pardon under the great seal. Ibid., p. 330.
Letter of direction for 42,830l. 17s. 4d. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: for services as follows:
in part of 886,223l. 18s. 6d. for the 40,000 men anno 1706 £ s. d.
for subsistence to the Subject Troops and full pay to the Foreign Forces forming said body: for 30 days to Dec. 23 next in part of 70,705l. 4s.d. 40000 0 0
in part of 250,000l. for prosecuting the successes in Spain
to answer 2 bills of exchange drawn by the Earl of Peterborough from Valencia for 1778 Dollars payable to Messrs. Harman & Co. at 56 pence per Dollar 414 17 4
in part of the order for Extraordinaries of the War not provided for by Parliament
for the Forces under Earl Rivers; on account of pay and is to answer three receipts given by Mr. Peter Hartopp, Deputy Paymaster of said Forces, to William Peirson collector of Customs at Plymouth for value taken up there 2416 0 0
£42830 17 4
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 189.
November 1. Same for 30,000l. to Harry Mordaunt, the Paymaster of the Ordnance: out of Contributions as above: and is half for sea service and half for land service of the Office of Ordnance. Ibid., p. 190.
William Lowndes to the [Principal] Officers of the Works to proceed with the buildings now to be made at the Exchequer for [the Office for] payment of Annuities. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 254.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance. What progress has been made in building the wharf and storehouse at Portsmouth; and what Ordnance stores and carriages have been provided for the 8 new ships built in lieu of those lost in the great storm? Ibid., p. 255.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Gregory Page and John Moore, owners of the ship Anna employed by the Managers of the United Trade to the East Indies, shewing that they gave bond in 10,000l. that said ship should not break bulk on her homeward journey; that the Commander sold some goods of his own to supply the ship with necessaries in consequence of great misfortunes at sea and is prosecuted for same. Reference Book VIII, p. 244.
Same to same of the petition of Francis Nelly, Commander of the abovesaid ship, as to same. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of the United East India Company setting forth that prosecutions such as the above will deter shipowners from letting their ships for the East India trade. Ibid.
November 1. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Excise Commissioners to sell 20 tons of eager cider lying at Dover taken out of the prize Hope of Rouen and to retain two thirds of the proceeds for Duty and to pay the remaining one third to Richard Richardson.
Prefixing: said Commissioners' report on said Richardson's petition. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 581.
November 2. Royal warrant dated Kensington, to the Warden, Master and Comptroller of the Mint to give liberty to the gravers of the Mint to make medals of gold and silver for the improvement of the art of graving, not relating to State affairs, taking care that such of them as shall be for rewarding persons for good service to the sovereign have impressed upon them the service for which such medals were given, with the date; and to make such other historical medals in memory of great actions as shall be approved by you: all in accordance with your report proposing as above in order that the gravers may not lose their skill by being without practice in their art. Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 102.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Salt Commissioners for stay of process against Dr. Benjamin Woodroffe on Salt Duties, he having considerable sums due to him for maintaining the Greek youths residing at Oxford. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 582.
November 4. Royal sign manual for 415l. 3s. 3d. to Thomas Baker and Peter Hume, 398l. thereof for a present from the Queen to the Government of Algiers and 17l. 3s. 3d. for Exchequer and other fees thereon.
Appending: list of goods making up the said present (fine cloth to the value of 150l.; a striking gold watch at 45l.; a table repeating clock at 30l.; a rich chair and foot stool at 25l.; four perspective glasses at 10l.; a bullet gun and case of pistols at 20l., 2 pair of buckskin gloves trimmed with gold fringe, to the value of 10l.; and for the Dey's lady a Japan cabinet 20l.; a rich brocade vest 50l.; 6 pieces of fine cambric 18l.; rich gold and taffety ribbon 20l.) (Money warrant dated Nov. 19 hereon). (Money order dated Nov. 20 hereon). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 103. Money Book XVIII, p. 340. Order Book VI, p. 531. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 202.
Royal warrant to Treasurer Godolphin to give warrant to the Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, for felling 65 trees in Bemley Coppices in New Forest to replace so many which proved defective in the last cutting for the Yard at Portsmouth. (Treasurer Godolphin's warrant dated Nov. 30 hereon accordingly to Edward Wilcox, the said Surveyor General of Woods Trent South). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 104. Money Book XVIII, p. 353.
Royal sign manual for 113l. to Charles Vernon “who is residing in our service in the Court of Denmark”: and is for 113 days July 10 last to Oct. 31 last after the rate of 20s. a day. (Money warrant dated Nov. 19 hereon). (Money order dated Nov. 25 hereon). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 108. Money Book XVIII, p. 345. Order Book VI, p. 533. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 202.
November 4. Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the incidents bills, detailed, of the Prize Office for 1706 Lady day and Midsummer quarters (totals 312l. 0s. 5d. and 564l. 14s. 6d.). Money Book XVIII, pp. 331–2.
Letter of direction for 750l. to Sir Charles Hedges as a Secretary of State: out of Civil List moneys: for Secret Service. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 190.
Same for 3526l. 5s. 0d. to James Brydges: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: and is in part of 250,000l. for prosecuting the successes in Spain and to be paid to Charles Mason, Receiver and Paymaster of the Transport Service, as towards the charge of transports for the service of the war in Spain. Ibid.
Same for 20,000l. to said Mason: out of the like Contributions: as in part of 120,000l. for transports: and is to be applied to paying debts in the Transport Office registered in course and the interest thereon. Ibid., pp. 190, 191.
William Lowndes to Lord Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Ephraim How shewing that he is entitled to an order for 18l. per an. on the Hereditary Excise and praying that his name may be inserted for Peter Tilman's therein. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 255.
Same [to the Agents for Taxes] to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the shalloon makers of Kettering complaining against Mr. Cowper, Receiver of Taxes for co. Northampton. Ibid.
Same to Mr. [Auditor] Harley to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from the Lords Justices of Ireland to Treasurer Godolphin concerning the accounts of Sir William Robinson and Mr. Vanhomrigh as late Commissary General for the Army in Ireland, as stated by the Commissioners of the Public Accounts in Ireland; and concerning their discharging in the Exchequer in England. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Hasten your report on the petition of Mary, wife of John Chaigneau. Ibid., p. 257.
Treasury reference to the Salt Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Johnson of Liverpool merchant concerning salt shipped in the Elizabeth and Neptune and landed in Ireland, for which the debentures are refused on the ground that the salt was not entered for Ireland but for foreign parts. In the margin: a fresh reference dated 1706 Dec. 4. Reference Book VIII, p. 244.
November 5. Letter of direction for 35,000l. to Sir Thomas Littleton, the Navy Treasurer: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: and is to be applied to seamen's Wages. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 191.
Treasurer Godolphin to Sir Godfrey Copley. I am obliged for the information in yours of the 2nd inst. Mr. Gilliver has an authority from me to collect certain arrears. I have directed an inquiry as to whether he has exceeded his commission or not. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 256.
[? November 5.] Treasurer Godolphin to Col. Handasyde, Governor of Jamaica. Thanks for yours of June 18 Aug. 6 and Sept. 15 last and for your concern for Lord Marlborough's honour. I will do you right to his Grace as soon as he arrives here, which I expect will be in a few days. The Prizes Commissioners found Mr. Brown very backward in sending over accounts of prizes and therefore replaced him. In accordance with the advice in yours of the 18th June last I directed all prize money in Jamaica and the Plantations to be paid to the Agents of the Navy and Victualling in those parts, they giving their bills for the same on the Navy Treasurer here. But reports go here that there have been many rich prizes carried into Jamaica and disposed of there, and the Prizes Commissioners think there ought to be more in Mr. Browne's hands than the 7 or 8000l. which he is now remitting. Bring him to a speedy account. As to the hardship suffered by your Regiment from the rates [of exchange] at which Sir Gilbert Heathcote remits their subsistence I will endeavour some way of redress, though Sir Gilbert is under contract with the Paymaster here for a good while yet to come. Out Letters (General) XVIII, pp. 206–7.
November 5. Treasury reference to the Postmaster General of the petition of Robert West and Agnes Hamilton shewing that Wm. III granted to Thomas Neale power to erect Post Offices in North America for 21 years without account and to appoint Deputies [in America to himself as Post Master General in England]: in pursuance whereof he deputed Andrew Hamilton since deceased at a salary of 200l. per an. who with great labour and expense settled a regular post from New York southward through the Provinces of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and eastward through Long Island et al. 70 miles beyond Boston in New England, in all above 500 miles, which proves of great advantage to trade: that above 1300l. is due to them, petitioners, as executors of said Hamilton, for securing whereof the said Neal assigned all his interest in the said grant [? to them] who ever since the said Neale's decease have continued to support the said post: that above 3000l. is due to them: therefore praying that 21 years may be added to the present term with power to erect pacquet boats for letters and passengers betwixt England and New York. Reference Book VIII, p. 244.
November 6. Letter of direction for 23,964l. 16s.d. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: and is for services as follow viz.:
in part of 886,223l. 18s. 6d. for the 40,000 men anno 1706 £ s. d.
for clearings to the Subject Troops from Feb. 24 last to June 23 last 14503 19
for Contingencies to same from June 24 last to Dec. 23 next 5000 0 0
in part of 250,000l.for prosecuting the successes in Spain
to answer 4 bills of exchange drawn by the Earl of Peterborough to the order of Herman Zollicoffre for value paid to the Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Spain, in all 5500 pieces of Eight at 4s. 8d. each 1283 6 8
in part of 414,166l. 13s. 6d.for subsidies to the Allies anno 1706
for the King of Portugal, in full of his subsidy of 150,000l. for her Majesty's proportion of the charge of 13,000 men to be maintained by that Crown 3177 10 0
£23964 16
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 191.
November 6. William Lowndes to said Brydges to dispose of the 25,000l. tallies and orders on the Malt Act anno 1706 (which were put into your hands Feb. 22 last for the service of the King of Portugal) towards payment of the subsidy as above. Ibid., p. 192.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit the shipment of a small quantity of plate by the Envoy of Portugal for the Marquis de Marialva, Councillor of State to the King of Portugal. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 257.
Same to Mr. Borrett. The executors of the late Queen Dowager have not yet complied with the Lord Treasurer's request concerning the delivery of the records relating to her jointure lands. They allege that they cannot be sufficiently indemnified by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands for handing over the said records. Please inform them that the Attorney General advises a bill in the Exchequer Court and a decree [to be] obtained for their indemnity thereon. Please report a state of Dr. Wells's charges in the trial relating to the presentation to the vicarage of [St. Botolphs] Aldgate. Ibid.
November 7. Royal warrant to Treasurer Godolphin to pay .2500l. to Mitford Crow who was appointed to go on her Majesty's special service to Genoa and Spain with the like allowances as to Envoys in foreign parts and he accordingly received 910l. for 6 months' ordinary in advance to 1705 Sept. 7 and 500l. for equipment. The present payment is for 354 days from 1705 Sept. 7 to 1706 Aug. 27 on the ordinary of 5l. a day and the remaining 730l. for 4 bills of extraordinaries. (Money warrant dated Nov. 19 hereon). (Undated money order hereon). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 107. Order Book VI, p. 529. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 202.
[? November 7 or 19.] Money warrant for 343l. 2s. 6d. to Charles, Duke of St. Albans, for 1706 June 24 quarter as Master of the Hawks. Money Book XVIII, p. 332.
November 7. Same for 50l. to John English for half a year to 1706 Lady day as Marshal of the Ceremonies. Ibid., p. 338. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 202.
November 7, 19. Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the salary bills, detailed, of the Transport Office for 1706 Lady day and Midsummer and Michaelmas quarters: totals respectively 588l. 11s. 5d. and 567l. 12s. 3d. and 650l. 7s. 3d. Money Book XVIII, pp. 347, 349, 354.
November 7. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Henry St. John, Secretary at War, to prepare a royal warrant for paying 134l. 2s.d. to Gabriel Souldon for various creditors who delivered goods to the Regiments of Mohun, Dungannon and Caulfield on their embarcation from Ireland for Portugal.
Appending: memorial to the Lord Lieutenant from the Lords Justices of Ireland desiring said payment on behalf of the inhabitants of the town of Kinsale dated Dublin Castle 1706 May 18. Money Book XVIII, p. 337.
William Lowndes to the Agents for Taxes to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Land Tax Assessment Commissioners for the Hundred of Spelthorne co. Midd. concerning the collectors of Hampton Court not clearing their account for 14l. 11s. 8d. charged upon her Majesty for land taken into the [Hampton Court] gardens.
Appending: said letter. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 258.
Same to Mr. St. John, Secretary at War. The Lord Treasurer has no objection if the Lord Admiral give directions in accordance with Walter Whitfeild's report on your memorial concerning the Marine Regiments. Ibid.
November 8. Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt for additional allowances as follows to the officers of the Exchequer for their labour and pains in the business of Annuities of 46,000l. per an. and 184,242l. 14s. 0d. per an. as by the Acts of ¾ Anne c. 2 for Annuities and of 4/5 Anne c. 18 for continuing an Additional Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage: to wit 500l. per an. to the Auditor of the Receipt: 400l. per an. to the Clerk of the Pells; 300l. per an. to the four Tellers of the Receipt or 1200l. per an. in all. Money Book XVIII, pp. 333–4.
Money order for 285l. 2s. 6d. to Gilbert, bishop of Sarum for half a year to Sept. 29 last for the support of the Order of the Garter. Order Book VI, p. 528.
Letter of direction for the issue to Sir Thomas Littleton, the Navy Treasurer, of the 51,733l. 7s. 5d. which the Bank of England has agreed to lend to complete the credit on the Malt Act anno 1705: to be applied as follows viz.:
£ s. d.
to the Victualling; for the debts in course in the month of Feb. 1704–5 42682 16 1
for interest thereon 2400
for bills of exchange and other Contingencies of the Victualling 6650 11 4
£51733 7 5
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 192.
Same for 5297l. 16s.d. to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: as in part of 222,379l. 0s. 10d. for the 10,210 men in Portugal anno 1706: and is to be paid to the General Officers for their full pay 1706 June 24 to Dec. 23. Ibid., p. 193.
November 8. The like for 2319l. 15s. 0d. to same in part of same: out of loans remaining in the Exchequer on the eighth 4s. Aid anno 1705: to be applied as follows viz.:
£ s. d.
to complete the full pay of the General Officers on the Portugal Establishment from 24 Oct. 1705 to Dec. 23 after abating 191l. 2s. 8d. for two thirds of the poundage thereupon, which is to be saved to the public 1720 4 0
to complete the Contingencies of the said Establishment after abating 66l. 12s. 4d. for the like poundage 599 11 0
£2319 15 0
Ibid.
Same for 981l. 0s. 3d. to John Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons: out of arrears anno 1703 as follows viz.: 22l. 18s.d. of the 25 per cent. on French Goods 14l. 14s.d. of Plantation Duties; 471l. 6s. 10d. of Customs ended 1699 Xmas; 1l. 3s. 6d. of the Additional 12d. Aid; 470l. 17s.d. of Hackney Coaches: and is to be applied as follows for Guards and Garrisons anno 1703:
£ s. d.
to satisfy the royal warrants of 1705 Sept. 14 and 17 payable to Col. Dubley [Dudley] for disbursements in raising, subsisting and clothing Capt. Walton's Company in New England 664 13 7
for the Earl of Carlisle's respited pay as Governor of Carlisle from 1703 June 24 to Dec. 23 as by royal warrant of 1706 Sept. 4 86 2 0
for Col. Nott's respited pay as Lieut. Gov. of Carlisle from 1703 April 25 to June 24 as by royal warrant of 1706 Sept. 7 30 10 0
for several respits on the Battalion of Guards in Holland from 1702–3 Feb. 25 to Oct. 24 as by royal warrant of 1706 Aug. 26 and is to enable the Officers to recruit their Companies 199 14 8
£981 0 3
Ibid.
Same for 19,976l. 12s.d. to the said John Howe: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: and is for services as follows viz.:
£ s. d.
in part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. for Guards and Garrisons anno 1706
for 61 days' clearings for the Troops and Regiments in England from Aug. 25 last to Oct. 24 last. 7196 10 1
for pay for the Garrisons for same time 2423 1 11½
for the clearings of the Battalion of Guards in Holland for 59 days to April 23 last and for their full pay April 23 last to June 23 last 4222 4
on account of Contingencies and is for the additional allowance of fire and candle for Portsmouth and Hull 390 9 10
on account of subsistence for the Earl of Orrery's Regiment from Aug. 25 last, the same being lately landed from Ireland and subsisted there by the Governor to Aug. 24 last only 1500 0 0
in part of 5000l. for Invalids anno 1706
for 61 days' pay as above to the four Companies and Reduced Invalids 684 0 3
in part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. for the 5000 men in sea service anno 1706
for 61 days' clearings as above for Earle's, Paston's and Livesay's Regiments and Col. Whetham's additional Companies and men 1941 4
for the clearings of Handasyde's additional Companies from 1705 Dec. 24 to 1706 Oct. 24 660 13
for Capt. Rivers' and Quarter Master Pinson's respited pay to Oct. 24 last 105 10 8
for 6 weeks' subsistence in advance from Oct. 25 last for the said Captain, Quarter Master and several recruits going to Jamaica 52 17 0
on account of the pay of Col. Lillingston's Regiment ordered to relieve Col. Whetham's Regiment in the Leeward Isles and is to enable the Officers and soldiers to provide themselves with necessaries for their voyage 800 0 0
£19976 12
Disposition Book XVIII, pp. 195–6.
November 8. William Lowndes to Mr. Howe, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, to raise 3909l. 4s. 0d. on the tallies and orders in your hands on Low Wines anno 1705 for the services as follows viz.:
£ s. d.
in part of 264,874l. 10s. 0d. for the Guards and Garrisons anno 1705
for one year's clearings for the Guards in Portugal to 1705 Dec. 23 3278 16 11½
for several respits on the Guards in Holland between 1704 Dec. 24 and 1705 April 25 as by royal warrant of 1705–6 March 8 197 1 4
for respited pay of Capt. Rogers of the Second Troop of Guards for 61 days to 1705 Aug. 24 as by royal warrant 1706 Sept. 28 30 10 0
for 28 days' clearings to 1705 Dec. 23 for several recruits for the Companies at New York to 1705 Dec. 23 13 16 6
in part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. for 5000 men in sea service anno 1705
for the clearings of Brigadier Handasyde's additional Companies and men from 1705 June 25 to Dec. 23 233 12
in part of 98,969l. 10s. 0d. for the 5000 additional men [for sea service] anno 1705
to clear the pay of Dr. Freind and Mr. Hebburne to 1705 Dec. 25 as Chaplain and Physician to the Earl of Peterborough 155 6 8
£3909 4 0
Ibid., pp. 196–7.
November 8. Letter of direction for 36,098l. 9s.d. to Thomas Jett, Paymaster of Unsatisfied Debentures: out of Contributions on Annuities anno 1706: and is to complete 47,000l. voted in the last Session of Parliament out of the funds of this year for payment of interest for the said debentures. Ibid., p. 198.
William Lowndes to Mr. Wilcox to report on the enclosed representation [missing] from the Navy Commissioners that upon a survey it appears there are 300 trees fit for the Navy in Bier [Bere] Forest. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 259.
Treasury reference to Mr. Howe of the petition of Brigadier Handasyde and Col. Lewsay [Livesey] shewing that notwithstanding the full respits of their Regiments are kept in the hands of the Government for the recruiting of them and for other necessary charges yet the Paymaster General has stopped “the said sums “ out of the Officers' and soldiers' subsistence, which ought not to bear any part thereof and without which they cannot be subsisted: therefore praying payment thereof out of respits or that the respits might be allowed them for recruits as the rest of the army abroad always hath. Reference Book VIII, p. 245.
William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lady Russell praying that the Countess of Dorchester may have rents assigned to her in Ireland to the value of 3500l. per an. which will be sufficient for the payment of her annuity and arrears thereof and that what quit rents remain after such disposition thereof may be assigned to trustees for the petitioner to answer her annuity of 600l. and arrears thereof. Out Letters (Ireland) VIII, p. 417.
November 9. Same to Sir Godfrey Copley. Send to my Lord Treasurer the precepts issued by Mr. Gilliver for levying the old amerciaments within the Honor of Tickhill or such other proofs as may support a prosecution against him. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 258.
November 11. Money order for 26l. 13s. 4d. to Charles Battely for one year to Lady day last on his allowance as Second Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office. Order Book VI, p. 530.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Customs Commissioners to examine William Purchase (an extraordinary tidesman London port) as to his proposed discovery of a considerable quantity of uncustomed goods; and to give him a commission to seize. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 448.
November 12. William Lowndes to the Board of Greencloth to report on the enclosed petition of Mary, the widow and Charlotte and Arabella the two younger daughters of Anthony Row praying a pension on the Establishment of the Household in view of their unhappy condition. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 259.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Thomas Lloyd, son of Peers Lloyd late of Ligwidd [Lligwy] co. Anglesea deceased, for a new lease of the passage and ferry of Llanydon [Llanidau] alias Boyldon [Moel y Don] and also the passage and ferry of Aqua Sancta alias Tally Foyle [Tal y fael] both which ferries are in the river Menay. Reference Book VIII, p. 245.
November 13. Letter of direction for 12,870l. 0s. 5d. to Edward Nicholas: out of Civil List moneys: for services as follows:
£ s. d.
to clear the pensions &c. payable by him for 1706 Michaelmas quarter 5370 0 5
to complete 15,000l. payable by him to the French Protestants as her Majesty's bounty to them 7500 0 0
£12870 0 5
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 198.
Same for 3000l. to Francis Godolphin, the Cofferer of the Household: out of same: to be towards clearing the Establishment of the Household and [the Queen's] servants under his pay for last June 24 quarter. Ibid.
William Lowndes to Henry St. John, Secretary at War, to prepare a royal warrant for paying 7000l. to the Duke of Marlborough to reimburse his extraordinary charges in his march to Schellenburg and Blenheim. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 259.
Same to same for a same for 500l. per an. to Mr. Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, and his clerks in regard the business of his office is greatly increased by the pay of the Forces sent to Spain and Portugal, he having already added to his staff and proposing further to add an accomptant and 2 clerks. Ibid., p. 260.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Dodd and John Warters praying for the sale of the lading of red and white French wines of the ship Pearle which have been seized and condemned as prize and perquisite of Admiralty; the same being not in a condition to pay the Duties. Reference Book VIII, p. 246.
Same to said Dodd and Warters of the petition of Hartsworth Mainwaring shewing that he has seized several ships and goods as prize and truly remitted the value and dues thereof to John Dodd “for which he hath received no payment from the owners or armators for want of an order”: therefore praying an order for payment. Ibid.
November 14. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 2000l. a year to Mitford Crow Esqr. appointed by patent of Oct. 30 last as Capt. General and Governor in Chief of Barbados and several other islands in America loco Sir Beville Granville Kt.: to be payable out of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty and to be as well for his support and maintenance in that employment as in lieu of all presents or gifts from the Assemblies of the said island of Barbados. (Privy seal dated Nov. 30 hereon). Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, pp. 105–6.
November 14 & 19. Letter of direction for 20,000l. to Sir Thomas Littleton, the Navy Treasurer: out of Contributions for Annuities anno 1706: and is for payment of seamen's Wages. (A like letter on Nov. 19 for a further 20,000l.: out of same for same). Disposition Book XVIII, pp. 198, 199.
November 14. Treasury reference to Mr. Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of William Sadler to be admitted to enjoy certain lands and tenements in the parishes of Over Whitacre, Kingsbury and Shestock [Shustoke] in co. Warwick of which his ancestors had a grant from the Crown and which his father under sequestration in Charles I's service was obliged to sell as freehold whereas they could not be alienated from the Crown. Reference Book VIII, p. 247.