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February 1707, 16-28

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'Warrant Books: February 1707, 16-28', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21: 1706-1707 (1952), pp. 175-186. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90463 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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February 1707, 16–28

February 17. William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed letters [missing] from the Commissioners for Trade together with a copy of a memorial of Mr. Taverner, being a reply to your late report concerning the Duties on Dutch linen thread etc. Ibid, p. 283.
Same to same to send their report on the petition of David Edwards ut supra p. 157. Ibid.
February 18. Treasury reference to Mr. Wilcox [Surveyor General of Woods Trent South] of the petition of Mrs. Lowine to be repaid the money disbursed by her husband in making sundry ridings on the heath in Windsor Great Forest for the better convenience of her Majesty's hunting. Reference Book VIII, p. 257.
Same to same of the petition of Mr. Smith for the addition of a room, chamber and brewing room to his lodge at Bolderwood in New Forest. Ibid.
Fresh reference to the Prizes Commissioners of the petition of Math. Butterwick ut supra Treasury Calendar XX, p. 755. Ibid. p. 240.
February 19. Money warrant for 100l. 16s. 0d. to William Bellamy, Remembrancer of the City of London, to be paid over to the Mayor etc. of the city in proportions detailed for one year from Xmas last for the City Impost [the impost on wines for the members of the Corporation etc.] (Money order dated Feb. 22 hereon). (Letter of direction dated March 11 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 421. Order Book VII, p. 27. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 252.
Letter of direction for 3950l. to the Judges et al. as follows for last Hilary term: out of Civil List moneys: viz.
l.
to the twelve Judges of England 3000
to the Judges of Wales ut supra p. 172 675
to the eleven Masters in Chancery for 1706 Xmas quarter on their 100l. per an. each 275
£3950
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 246.
Same for 2000l. to the Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe: out of Civil List moneys by 1000l. this week and 1000l. next week: and is for the service of the said Wardrobe. Ibid., p. 247.
February 19. William Lowndes to Mr. St. John to prepare a royal warrant for paying 300l. to Col. John Pepper in consideration of his losses sustained in service in Spain and for the charge of several journeys to Barcelona and other parts of Spain and bringing letters to her Majesty from the Duke of Savoy and Prince Eugene in 1706. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 283.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of John Andrews, Receiver General of Taxes for co. Warwick, for allowance of 477l. 17s.d. for his extraordinary charges in his receipt.
The like of Robert Brown, as same for part of co. Norfolk for an allowance of 6s. per 100l. for his extraordinary charges in his receipt amounting to 216,876l. 7s.d.
The like of Thomas Lloyd, as same for Cheshire and part of North Wales, for an allowance of 3d. per £ for same on his same amounting to 92,372l. 0s. 4d.
The like of Hugh Horton as same for co. Bucks, for allowance of 1018l. for same on his receipts for 7 years ending Aug. 1 last.
The like of John Child as same for co. Wilts for an allowance of 645l. 12s. 0d. on his receipts. Reference Book VIII, pp. 258, 259.
February 20. Money warrant for 20l. to Robert Maule as royal bounty for the charges of his transportation to one of the Plantations in North America whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated Feb. 22 hereon). (Letter of direction dated March 11 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 420. Order Book VII, p. 3. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 252.
Money order for 195l. 8s. 4d. to Henry Pelham, Clerk of the Pells, for one year to 1706 Xmas on his allowances of 50l. for locking up her Majesty's Treasure, 100l. per an. for attending the Lord Treasurer, 45l. 8s. 4d. per an. for attendance in vacation time and as in lieu of fees of 20l. per an. 16l. 8s. 4d. per an. and 8l. 15s. 0d. per an. anciently allowed to said officer by tally of assignment out of the Customs. Order Book VI, p. 560.
Treasury reference to the [Principal] Officers of the Works of the petition of Michael Studholme, Keeper of her Majesty's Roads, for payment of 89l. 1s. 5d. for repairs to her Majesty's roads to Kensington, Fulham and Newmarket. Reference Book VIII, p. 259.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against the executors of John Evelyn for the balance of 244l. 4s. 7d. remaining on the foot of his account for Sick and Wounded between 1671–2 March 20 and 1675 June 20, by reason that a considerable debt is due from the Crown to him. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, p. 625
Same by same to the Receipt to levy a tally purporting the payment of 150l. composition money by Richard Cobb as one of the sureties of his brother Thomas Cobb, late Receiver of Taxes for co. Southampton: in regard he has paid 4100l. towards the said debt and his estate is now much impoverished.
Prefixing: report from the Agents for Taxes on the case.
Appending: copies of the two Acts of Parliament, 3–4 Anne Private Act XVII, 4–5 Anne Private Act LXIV, for compounding the said Cobb's debt. Ibid., pp. 626–630. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, p. 126.
February 21. Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the incidents bill of the Salt Office for 1706 Xmas quarter: total 507l. 7s.d. Money Book XVIII, p. 343.
William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer to raise 50,000l. on the tallies and orders lately put into your hands on the Land Tax anno 1707 “by disposing of the same to the Bank of England or any persons that shall be willing to accept thereof at an interest after the rate of 5 per cent. per annum to commence from the date they shall advance the money to you thereupon”: and to apply same to the uses following viz.:
l.
for paying Wages to seamen 45000
for paying bills of exchange under the head of Wear and Tear 5000
Disposition Book XVIII, p. 246.
Letter of direction for 9950l. 13s.d. to John How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons: out of Prize money remaining in the Exchequer: and is to be applied as follows viz.:
£ s. d.
in part of 87,125l. 10s. 0d. for 5000 men for sea service anno 1703
to clear the arrears of the Regiments of Donegal, Charlemont, Erle and Hamilton to 1703 Dec. 23 pursuant to the Queen's warrant supra pp. 168–9 4032 14
for pay of 90 additional men to Erle's Regiment 729 0 0
to clear the offreckonings of the said 4 Regiments and the Regiment late Col. Rivers' to 1703 Dec. 23 5188 19 1
£9950 13
Ibid., pp. 246, 247.
William Lowndes to Mr. Tucker, Keeper of the Paper Office, to give to William Clayton and Thomas Johnson, the two Members serving for Liverpool, (for the use of the Corporation of Liverpool) attested copies of two warrants granted by Charles II for demolishing the castle formerly called Liverpool Castle. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 284.
Treasury reference to the Trustees for Circulating Exchequer Bills of the petition of William Van Leute (Lute) shewing that in April 1701 be subscribed 100l. towards circulating Exchequer Bills upon a contract then on foot at 5 per cent.; and he accordingly deposited 50l. with the said Trustees: that the contract was afterwards carried on at 3 per cent. and being then out of town petitioner believed his deposit would lye good for that subscription but found himself shut out and the said 50l. has ever since remained with the Trustees: therefore praying relief. Reference Book VIII, p. 259.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of William Heath for a new lease of the manor of Aclome [Acklam] co. Yorks, Ibid.
February22. Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for making allowances to Charles Fox, in his account as late Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, for items as follows for which warrants are wanting viz., to a total of 663,667l. 11s. 11d.: whereof 504,471l. 19s.d. was for her Majesty's proportion of the pay and extraordinaries of the Foreign Forces according to the Establishment of same but without the production of muster rolls, which payments therefore cannot be allowed without particular royal warrant: the extraordinaries of waggon money, forage, levy money, transports and other incidents appearing by acquittances to have been paid pursuant to the Establishments [but only] upon authentic certificates that the States General have paid the like sums for their moiety of the said payments: and likewise for the 7499l. 19s. 10¾d. paid to the Duke of Marlborough for Contingencies without account or super therefor and by him paid away for such services for which no vouchers were or could properly be taken: and likewise for 77,646l. 6s.d. paid to the King of Denmark, Landgrave of Hesse, Elector of Treves and the Circle of Swabia pursuant to Treaties with them and acquittances are brought for the same which ought to be allowed: and likewise for 2000l. paid to Sir William Robinson, being so much paid by him to Bartholomew Vanhomrigh in Ireland for the charge of transporting the Regiments of Col. Meredyth and Col. Stanhope to Holland for which vouchers have been produced and ought to be allowed: and likewise for 13,723l. 7s. 0d. paid to the King of Portugal for the Queen's proportion of the ordinary pay of the Forces to be maintained by that Crown from 1703 Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 following, pursuant to the Treaty in that behalf dated 1703 May 16, and the payment of which is acknowledged by ambassador John Methuen and Thomas Morrice and ought to be allowed: and likewise 18,503l. 11s. 0d. remitted to said John Methuen for horses bought for remounting the Horse and Dragoons sent to Portugal which item is to be set in super on said Methuen: and likewise for 32,043l. 6s.d. claimed for loss by exchange on remittances to Holland and Portugal which sum is agreed: and likewise 5,134l. 14s.d. for Exchequer fees and 93l. 5s. 6d. for the charge of privy seals and 251l. 1s. 4d. for the charge of repairs to the said Fox's Office and 2300l. paid to the Duke of Marlborough to pay Foreign Troops in consideration of their pretensions for sick and wounded men: the Queen being well satisfied with the truth and justness of the said payments and that same are in accordance with the relative Treaties and Establishments and acquittances of the parties who received the same: all the said payments are therefore to be hereby allowed: certain of them being more particularly as follows viz.:
For the Foreign Forces on the Establishment of the 40,000 men
109,391l. 7s. 10d. to the Danes for their pay from 25 Dec. 1702
to 24 Dec. 1703 as by a Treaty of 1701 June 15 between William III and the King of Denmark and the States General.
52,428l. 9s. 7d. to the Hessians for their like pay for the same time pursuant to a Convention Act dated 13 Feb. 1701–2.
42,018l. 6s.d. to the Prussians for their like pay for the same time pursuant to a Treaty dated 9 Jan. 1701–2.
164,534l. 8s. 5d. to the Troops of Hanover for their like pay for the same time pursuant to a Convention Act between her Majesty and the Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg dated 1702 June 21.
9397l. 14s. 8d. to the aforesaid Danish Troops for their extraordinaries, forage, waggon money and other incidents within the said time.
770l. 4s. 8d. to the aforesaid Prussians for waggon moneys within the said time.
845l. 11s. 8d. to the aforesaid Hessians for the like within the said time.
amounting in all to 379,386l. 3s.d. for the Establishment of the 40,000 men
on the Establishment of the 20,000 men
19,885l. 8s.d. to the Troops of Holstein Gottorp for the March[ing] Month and for their pay pursuant to a Convention Act between England and Holland and the Duke of Holsteyn dated 1703 March 15, to wit from the 5 June 1703 to the 24 Dec. following.
15,740l. 19s.d. to the Troops of Saxe Gotha for their March[ing] Month and for their pay pursuant to a like Convention Act dated 27 March 1703, to wit from the 8th June 1703 to the 24 Dec. following.
5492l. 16s. 10½d. to the Regiment of Hesse Cassel for their March[ing] Month and their pay pursuant to a like Convention Act dated 31 March 1703, to wit from the 30 July to the 24 Dec. 1703.
8722l. 5s.d. to the Dragoons of Walef for their pay pursuant to a like Convention Act dated 24 Feb. 1703, to wit from the 14 Feb. 1702–3 to the 24 Dec. 1703.
2152l. to the Regiment of Jamart for their pay pursuant to a like Convention Act dated 23 Feb. 1703, to wit from the 13 March 1702–3 to the 29 July 1703.
5665l. 0s.d. to the Troops of Munster for their pay pursuant to a like Convention dated 1703 March 13, to wit from 25 March 1703 to July 29 following.
1615l. 12s. 2d. to the Regiment of Osnaburg pursuant to a like Convention of 1703 Feb. 22; for their pay from 1703 April 6 to July 29.
2900l. 12s. 10d. to the Regiments of Trogne and Caris pursuant to a Treaty between England and Holland dated 1703 March 15, for their pay from 1703 April 22 to July 29.
5017l. 10s.d. to the Palatine Troops pursuant to a Convention Act dated 1703 May 17, for their pay from 1703 May 24 to Dec. 24.
4675l. 16s.d. to the Danes pursuant to a Treaty dated 1701 June 15; for their pay from 1703 June 7 to Dec. 24.
49,171l. 3s.d. to the several Troops and Regiments aforementioned for levy money.
1365l. 12s.d. for transportation and other incidents. 1013l. 0s.d. for waggon money.
amounting in all to 125,085l. 16s.d. for the Establishment of the 20,000 men:
Further hereby the said Fox is to be charged with 7012l. 9s. 11¼d. paid by the States of the United Netherlands to the Regiments commanded by Col. Churchill, Lord Portmore, Col. Stanhope and Col. Meredyth, being a moiety of their pay from the time of their arrival in Holland to 1703 July 29 according to an account or liquidation concerning the Augmentation Troops made with the States General and a receipt from Monsieur Van Ellemet, the States Treasurer, for the balance of their said accompt:
The details of the credit for the several sums paid for subsidies to foreign Princes and States to the aforesaid total of 77,646l. 6s.d. are as follows
36,948l. 13s. 6d. to the King of Denmark pursuant to a treaty dated 1701 June 15, and is for one year's subsidy to 1703 Xmas.
11,627l. 18s. 0d. to the Landgrave of Hesse pursuant to a Treaty dated 13 Feb. 1701 and is for the like time.
5813d. 18s. 8d. to the Elector of Treves pursuant to a Treaty dated 1702 May 7 and is for the like time.
23,255l. 16s.d. to the Circle of Swabia for the Queen's moiety of the subsidy payable to them and is for the like time.
Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, pp. 153–156.
February 22 and 24. William Lowndes to the late Commissioners for Stating the Accounts of the Army [Debts]. The Lord Treasurer has no objection to your delivering to the Hollow Sword Blades Company the renewed debentures (in lieu of those lost by being thrown overboard on their passage to Ireland), you taking [a letter of indemnity under] their Common seal for security, as the Earl of Ranelagh has done on the same occasion. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 284.
February 22. Treasury reference to the Stamps Commissioners of the petition of Adam Batty for employment in the Stamp Office. Reference Book VIII, p. 260.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against Henry Baker, his accounts to Michaelmas 1702 being now before the Auditor and the remaining accounts ready to be delivered in. Warrants not Relating to Money XIX, pp. 631–2.
The like for Charles Shales on the accounts of his father, John Shales as late Commissary General of provisions Ireland, the said accounts being now before the Auditor. Ibid., p. 632.
The like for Anthony Sturt on his accounts as late Cashier of the Victualling, the same having been now examined and allowed by the Navy [Commissioners] and are now with his ledger books before Auditor Harley. Ibid., pp. 632–3.
The like for the Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers and Pedlars, their accounts to Midsummer 1704 being now ready for declaration and that for the succeeding year is ready to be delivered. Ibid., p. 663.
The like for the executors of Sir Hugh Everard, late Receiver General of Taxes for co. Essex, they proposing to satisfy his debt by April 23 next. Ibid.,
The like for William Hubbald on his account as late Paymaster of the Train of Artillery employed in the reduction of Ireland : it being certified by Francis Bythell, deputy to Auditor Arthur Maynwaring, that his account was delivered in several years since and several states thereof have been made and will be reported on in a short time.
Appending: the said certificate by said Bythell. Ibid., p. 634.
February 22. The like for Phillip Papillon on his accounts as late Treasurer for the Victualling, his account for the year 1698 being ready for declaration.
Prefixing: said Papillon's memorial and certificate by the abovesaid Bythell. Ibid.
February 24. Royal warrant dated St. James's to Edward Nicholas to pay 100l. per an. pension to Margaret Townsend, widow of Thomas Townsend late Clerk of the Great Wardrobe: in consideration of his long and faithful services and of his low and mean condition: to date as from 1706 Xmas. Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 146.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a fresh grant to William Petyt (upon surrender) of the office of Keeper of the Records in the Tower to which he was appointed by a royal sign manual of 1689 July 25 confirmed for life by patents of 5 Wm. III and 1 Anne: with the annuity, fee or salary of 500l. per an. in respect thereof: the present grant to be during pleasure and to commence from 1706 Xmas. Ibid., p. 148.
Same to same for a same for a privy seal to release and discharge to William Tompson Esq. the arrears of a mistaken rent of 55l. 11s. 4d. per an. for the manor of Humbleton, Flinton, Preston, Danthorp, Easternwick [Elsternwick] and Fitling in co. Yorks. granted to William Whitmore and Edward Sawyer 1635–6 Jan. 12 and the scite of the Castle of Scarborough granted by James I to John, then Earl of Holderness 1623 Sept. 20: which premises by mesne conveyances came to Stephen Thompson and William Thompson Esqrs. and in the re-grant by Charles II of the first named premises to the said Thompsons (on their surrender of the scite of the said Castle) the said fee farm rents of 55l. 11s. 4d. were reduced to 40s.: whereas the reserved rent was only one entire rent of 54l. 3s. 8d. and the same hath been falsely recited in the said grant of Charles II and that by the said mistake the said intended reduction and abatement is void, whereby the said William Thompson is chargeable with the great arrear of the said rent of 54l. 3s. 8d. per an. The said arrears are hereby to be discharged. Ibid., pp. 151–2.
Appointment and constitution under the royal sign manual of Samuel Barwick as Receiver of her Majesty's Casual Revenue in the Island of Barbados (to receive all and singular our rents, revenues prizes, fines, escheats, forfeitures and other profits and Duties whatever, except only such Duties and Impositions for the receipt whereof provision is already otherwise made), said office being void by the death of John Wiltshire Esq. Ibid., p. 162.
Royal sign manual for 500l. to Peter Hume to be paid over to Thomas Rymer, Historiographer Royal, and Aunsham Churchill bookseller for transcribing a fifth volume of 'Leagues and Treaties' extracted from ancient records, and printing 250 copies thereof. (Money warrant dated April 12 hereon). (Money order dated April 18 hereon). (Letter of direction dated April 22 hereon). Queen's Warrant Book pp. 174–3. Order Book VII, p. 14. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 270.
February 24. Treasury reference to the Comptrollers of Army Accounts of the petition of Col. Wade for payment of 258l. 19s. 4d. which was paid “for some clothing in his Regiment,” it being extremely in debt by reason of several losses of men taken into France and [lost] in the great storm and by the charges of raising recruits for Portugal “for every man of which 3l. was paid though the allowance was but 40l.; by which and other losses this Regiment is unable to bear this charge.” Reference Book VIII, p. 266.
Feb. 25. William Lowndes to—Norton Esq. Your proposal relating to Bere Forest has been referred to the Surveyor General of Woods and he advises the felling of the 300 trees which appear to be very much wanted for the Navy. If you have any objections send them to my Lord Treasurer as soon as possible because the season for felling is far advanced. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 285.
Feb. 25
et postea.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the respective petitions for appointment as Receiver General for the Land Tax 1707 for the respective counties and places as follows: each petition containing the names of the applicants' proposed securities and being followed by (1) report from the said Agents on the sufficiency of the said securities: (2) warrant by the Lord Treasurer to the Queen's Remembrancer to take the said securities: (3) commission by the Lord Treasurer to the said Receiver to act for his respective county or place: all as follows:
Sir William Fazakerley for the cities of London and Westminster and county of Middlesex: order of reference dated Feb. 25: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 1 in 125,000l.: Commission dated April 1.
Joseph Quash for part of co. Devon viz. the Hundreds or Divisions of Stanborough and 16 other Hundreds detailed and city of Exeter: order of reference dated Feb. 28: Agents' report dated March 21; Securities warrant dated March 31 in 30,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
Richard Whittingham for part of co. Lincoln viz. the parts of Kesteven and Holland containing 17 Hundreds detailed and the city and bail of Lincoln: order of reference dated Feb. 28: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 2 in 19,500l.: Commission dated May 2.
Francis Wyvell for cos. Yorks., Durham and Northumberland: order of reference dated Feb. 29: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 25 in 62,500l.: Commission dated April 25.
Robert Brown for part of co. Norfolk viz. the city of Norwich and Hundreds of Lodden and 14 others detailed: order of reference dated March 11: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 25,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
William Pacey for the other part of Norfolk viz. the Hundred of Blofield and 19 other Hundreds detailed and town of Yarmouth: order of reference dated March 11: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 28,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
John Andrews of Southam co. Warwick for co. Warwick and city of Coventry: order of reference dated March 11: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 24,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
James Taylor for the palaces of Whitehall and St. James's: order of reference dated March 11: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 1 in 15,000l.: Commission dated April 1.
Thomas Richers for the county, university and town of Cambridge and Isle of Ely: order of reference dated March 11: Agent's report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 1 in 19,000l: Commission dated April 1.
Samuel Pacey for co. Suffolk: order of reference dated March 11: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 42,000l.: Commission dated April 8.
George Dixon for co. Somerset and city of Bristol: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 10 in 30,000l.: Commission dated May 10.
John Derby and Benjamin Derby for co. Dorset and town of Poole: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 19,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
Thomas Austin for co. Southampton and Isle of Wight: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 33,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
Samuell Bradshaw for co. Derby: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 16,000l.: Commission dated March 31.
Samuell Baylie (Baylye) for co. Stafford and city of Lichfield: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 19,000l: Commission dated April 8.
William Rogers for co. Gloucester: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 27,500l: Commission dated April 8.
Thomas Beaven for co. Wilts: order of reference dated March 14: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 2 in 30,000l.: Commission dated May 2.
Thomas Brougham for cos. Cumberland and Westmorland: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 4950l.: Commission dated March 31.
John Cooper (Cowper) for cos. Northampton and Rutland: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 35,000l.: Commission dated April 8.
Jarvaise Bradgate for co. Leicester: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated July 1 in 26,000l.: Commission dated July 1.
William Fausset for co. Kent and city of Canterbury: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 1 in 49,500l.: Commission dated April 1.
William Jay (Jeay) and William Dowse for co. Huntingdon: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 1 in 10,000l.: Commission dated April 1.
Lawrence Ambrose for co. Berks: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 2 in 25,000l.: Commission dated May 2.
Ambrose Reddall for co. Beds: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 12: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 17,500l.: Commission dated April 8.
John Bury for co. Nottingham: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 15,000l.: Commission dated April 8.
Francis Manaton (Mannaton) for co. Cornwall: order of reference dated March 17: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 21,000l.: Commission dated April 8.
John Turner for co. Essex: order of reference dated March 18: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 8 in 50,000l.: Commission dated April 8.
Samuell Burridge for part of co. Devon viz. the Hundred of Bampton and 18 other Hundreds detailed: order of reference dated March 19: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated March 31 in 25,000l: Commission dated March 31.
Robert Peters for co. Hertford: order of reference dated March 19: Agents' report dated March 21: Securities warrant dated April 1 in 26,000l.: Commission dated April 1.
Hugh Horton for co. Bucks: order of reference dated March 29: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated April 25 in 29,500l.: Commission dated April 25.
John Weston for co. Surrey and borough of Southwark: order of reference dated April 3: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 2 in 46,000l.: Commission dated May 2.
Thomas Albert for co. Worcester and city of Worcester: order of reference dated April 18: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated April 25 in 19,000l.: Commission dated April 25.
Geo. Hosier for co. Salop: order of reference dated April 28: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 2 in 19,900l.: Commission dated May 2.
Antho. Springet for co. Sussex: order of reference dated May 7: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 14 in 18,500l.: Commission dated May 14.
James Caswell for cos. Monmouth, Anglesea, Merioneth and Carnarvon: order of reference dated May 7: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated May 10 in 9500l.: Commission dated May 10.
Caleb Powle (Powell) for co. Brecon, Radnor and Montgomery: order of reference dated May 7: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated July 15 in 9000l.: Commission dated July 15.
Vaughan Bonner prays to succeed William Cawthorp as Receiver for Land Tax 1707 for part of Lincoln viz. the Wapentakes and Divisions of Bradley and 17 others detailed: order of reference dated May 9: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated June 6 in 26,000l.: Commission dated June 6.
John Dee for part of Sussex: order of reference dated May 14: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated June 16 in 18,500l.: Commission dated June 16.
Miles Parker for the county, city and university of Oxford: order of reference dated May 30: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated June 25 in 25,000l.: Commission dated June 25.
Geo. Howells (Howell) for cos. Cardigan, Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke and town of Haverford West: order of reference dated June 2: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated June 9 in 17,000l.: Commission dated June 9.
Samuell Clarke for the county and city of Hereford: order of reference dated June 17: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated July 3 in 14,000l.: Commission dated July 3.
John Thornton for co. Lancaster: order of reference dated June 17: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated July 15 in 15,000l.: Commission dated July 15.
Thomas Lloyd for the county and city of Chester and cos. Denbigh and Flint: order of reference dated June 17: Agents' report and Securities warrant dated July 15 in 19,000l.: Commission dated July 15. Out Letters (Affairs of Taxes) I, pp. 129–147.
February 26. Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Thomas Hoblyn for his son John as a fresh life to be added to his brother John Hoblyn's lease of Barton Bradridge co. Cornwall. Reference Book VIII, p. 260.
Same to same of the petition of Geo. Montague, Warden and Chief Forester of Sawsey [Salcey], co. Northants; praying payment of the salary of 40l. per an. payable to him for said office for wages for keepers and foresters and for hay for the deer, the same having been paid [only] to the death of the Queen Dowager. Ibid.
[?] Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Miles Fleetwood merchant praying some employment in the Customs in consideration of his great expense and service in retrieving the beneficial trade from England to Egypt where he left a considerable estate. Ibid.
Feb. 27. Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to revoke the letters patent of 1706 June 20 which appointed Thomas Jett junr. to be auditor of Crown Revenues within the respective cities and counties as therein and to contain a new grant to him of the said office within the said cities and counties and also within the respective counties of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucester, Wilts, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Queen's Warrant Book XXIII, p. 149.
Same to same for a same to revoke the letters patent of 1689 June 15 which appointed Sydney Godolphin to be an auditor of Crown Revenues within the 13 counties of Wales during pleasure and the patent of 1706 June 20 similarly appointing him as Auditor of Crown Revenues within the Counties of Lincoln, Notts. Derby and Chester: and to re-grant to him the said office in all the said counties during good behaviour with the salary of 200l. per an. Ibid., p. 150.
Money warrant for 3000l. to Charles, Earl of Sunderland a Principal Secretary of State: without account: for secret service: as by the privy seal of Feb. 26 “last” [inst.] ut supra p. 132. Money Book XVIII, p. 422.
[?Feb. 27]. Letter of direction for 10,000l. to the Cofferer of the Household, 5000l. this week and 5000l. next week: out of Civil List moneys: and is to be towards clearing the Establishment of the Household and servants for last Michaelmas quarter. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 248.
February 27. William Lowndes to the Earl of Sunderland. At the request of the bishop of London the Queen has agreed to send a chaplain to reside with her Majesty's Consul at Algier and has appointed George Holme, clerk, for that service at 100l. per an.: which salary is to be allowed in the said Consul's extraordinaries. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 284.
February 28.
Money warrant for 20l. to Richard Shepherd, clerk, for the charge of his passage to Virginia whither he is going chaplain. (Money order dated? Feb. 28 hereon). (Letter of direction dated March 11 hereon). Money Book XVIII, p. 422. Order Book VI, p. 559. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 252.
Letter of direction for 6088l. 18s. 11¾d. to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: out of Civil List moneys: and is intended to clear the debt in the Office of the Works for the months of April, May and June 1706. Disposition Book XVIII, p. 249.
Same for 935l. 0s.d. to William Roberts, Paymaster of the Works at Windsor: out of same: and is to discharge the debt for works done at Windsor Castle in the abovesaid months. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Navy Treasurer. The Lord Treasurer directs you to raise 50,000l. on the tallies and orders lately put into your hands on the Land Tax anno 1707 by disposing of same to the Bank of England at 5 per cent. interest: and to apply 40,000l. thereof to Wages of seamen and 10,000l. for the Victualling, to pay bills of exchange. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Wharton to pay forthwith into the Receipt what money remains in your hands for arrears of rent of Hackney Coaches. Out Letters (General) XVIII, p. 284.
Same to the Postmasters General to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Edmund Dummer relating to his contract for providing five West India packet boats. Ibid., p. 285.
Treasury reference to Postmasters General of the petition of Eliz. Bridge praying that her late father's security as postmaster of Boston co. Lincoln may be discharged from the debt of 36l. due to the Crown from her said late father. Reference Book VIII, p. 261.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Anthony Steele shewing that William Lawson was, on petitioner's information, convicted in 450l. for conveying great quantities of wool into Scotland; that petitioner is out of employ and much abused for said prosecution: therefore praying either a place in the Customs or else a share in said fine. Ibid.