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Warrant Book: July 1710, 11-20

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24, 1710. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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July 1710

July 11. Money warrant for 250l. each to the four clerks of the Privy Council (William Blathwaite, John Povey, Edward Southwell and Christopher Musgrave) for one year's salary to 1709 June 24. Money Book XX, p. 317. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
Same for 400l. to same for same year on their allowance for attending the business of the Commissioners of Trade. Money Book XX, p. 317. Order Book VII, p. 435. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
July 11. Money warrant for 250l. to William Borrett for half a year to 1710 June 24 on his allowance in lieu of all termly fees &c. for soliciting and taking care of law suits for her Majesty's service. Money Book XX, p. 318. Order Book VII, p. 438. Disposition Book XX, p. 199.
Same for 69l. to Theophilus Westwood, one of the underkeepers of the New Park near Richmond, for one year's salaries to 1710 June 24 to himself, Edward Aldrich (another underkeeper), the bailiff and Henry Badger the moletaker. Money Book XX, p. 318. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of the incidents bill and salary bill, both detailed, of the Hawkers Office (the Office for Licences to Hawkers, Pedlars and Petty Chapmen) respectively one year to 24 June 1708 and for half a year to 1709 June 24: totals respectively 892l. 14s. 1d. and 715l. Money Book XX, p. 319.
Warrant by same to the Customs Cashier to pay 80l. 12s. 4d. to the Officers of the Pipe as follows for one year to 1710 June 24 on their several fees payable out of the Customs: viz. 63l. 2s. 0d. to the Clerk of the Pipe and the Secondary and sworn Clerks; 5l. 15s. 0d. to John Pottenger, Comptroller of the Pipe; 11l. 15s. 4d. to Henry Ballow and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains for joining tallies. Ibid., p. 320.
Treasurer Godolphin to Mr. Chetwynd, Envoy at Turin. I own the receipt of your letters of the 7th and 28th June last representing the difficulties which Mr. Stanyan seems to meet with in getting bills of exchange or proper species [of money] to answer the bills which you and your brother had [drawn] upon him for the value of 600,000 Crowns and the great straits you are under by reason thereof; and desiring my orders in relation thereto and for a further supply. As to the bills upon Mr. Stanyan I wrote to him on the first intimation [as above] to give all possible despatch to that affair: and by my letter to yourself of the 2nd of June last I have said all I can on this subject. But least it may have miscarried I here send you a copy thereof. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 204.
William Lowndes to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed letter [missing] from Monsieur Vryberge concerning Monsieur de Wildt's account of 20,600l. received [by him] for Transport service in the late war: with a paper in Dutch and the translation thereof containing the course of exchange [at the various dates of the various encashments making up said total] when the said money was received; as also that part of his letter wherein he demands 3 per cent. commission for the said De Wildt. Is it reasonable that he should be allowed commission for the said sum, and if so at what rate ? Ibid., p. 205.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance to report on the enclosed petition of Lawrence Stanyan, late Paymaster to the Train of Artillery ordered for Spain under the command of Col. Richards in Jan. 1705–6, praying to be allowed in his account 6,546l. 15s. 11½d. which he alleges to have been taken from him in money and vouchers by a French privateer in his passage from Alicante to Valencia. Ibid., p. 206.
July 12. Privy seal for 500l. for equipage and 5l. a day as ordinary to James Cresset as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick Luneburg. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 302.
Money warrant for 89l. 17s. 4d. to Robert Forder for an overpayment in his account as Sheriff of Co. Southampton for the year ended 1708 Sept. 29: the same arising by his paying 80l. to John Loveday et al. for apprehending Stephen Tull for felony and burglary and John Sheppard, a robber on the highway. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated Aug. 16 hereof. (Money order dated Sept. 26 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Sept. 15 hereon.) Money Book XX, p. 320. Order Book VII, p. 472. Disposition Book XX, p. 222.
Money order for 25l. to John Tyas for 1710 June 24 quarter on his additional salary as (with Colin Meckenzie) Clerk of the Pipe in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland. Together with: confirmation dated 1710 Aug. 21 by the Treasury Lords hereof. Order Book VII, pp. 436, 505.
Same for 25l. to John Tarver for same quarter on his like allowance as (with William Stewart) Queen's Remembrancer in said Court. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated 1710 Aug. 22 hereof.) Ibid., pp. 437, 455.
William Lowndes to Mr. Burchet. The proprietors of the several ships that carried Palatines to New York demand near 8,000l. for demurrage according to their respective charterparties on the ground of the said ships (when ready) being refused sailing orders or waiting for convoy. Please lay same before the Admiralty Lords for them to report thereon to my Lord Treasurer. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 205.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir Randolph Knipe et al., owners and freighters of the Henry of London and the Crown Prince of Konigsberg, praying leave to unlade without performing quarantine. Ibid.
Treasury reference to Lord Halifax of the petition of Thomas Soultier shewing that Rowland Reynolds purchased two banker's assignments and mortgaged same to petitioner with a proviso of redemption on repayment of 200l., but Reynolds has since failed and has endeavoured to cheat petitioner by getting copies of the assignments on pretence that same [the original orders] were lost and thereby got orders in his own name and a second time mortgaged the same: therefore petitioner prays to have orders in his own name and that at present all payments may be stopped. Reference Book VIII, p. 413.
July 13. Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to Spencer Compton to pay 200l. to John Kortevelycsi, lately arrived from Hungary: as her Majesty's free gift and royal bounty. Money Book XX, p. 320.
Money warrant for 25l. to George Holmes for 1710 June 24 quarter as Chief Clerk for digesting the records in Cæsar's Chapel in the Tower. Ibid., p. 281. Order Book VII, p. 436. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
Money order for 37l. 10s. 0d. to Richard Topham, Supervisor of the digesting the Records in the Tower; for 1710 June 24 quarter's allowance for three clerks. Order Book VII, p. 435. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
[? July 13.] Letter of direction for 1,000l. to William Lowndes: for secret service: out of Civil List moneys. Disposition Book XX, p. 194.
July 13. Same for 2,000l. to the Duchess of Marlborough: for the Privy Purse: out of the first money that shall come into the Receipt of the Exchequer applicable to the uses of the Civil Government; towards satisfying the arrear on the weekly 500l. directed for the use of the Privy Purse. Ibid.
William Lowndes to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed draft [missing] of a Bill for the better preventing the running of tobacco in Ireland and defrauding her Majesty of the Duties thereon. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 205.
[?] [J. Taylour] in the absence of William Lowndes to William Blathwayte to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Day Esq. praying a grant of a piece of ground in the island of Bermudas on which a house was built by Samuell Day Esq., Lieut. Gov. and Commander in Chief of said Island. Ibid., p. 206.
July 14. Money warrant for 50l. to the trustees for the poor ministers in the Isle of Man: for half a year to 1710 Lady day on their annuity. (The letter of disposition appears to be duplicated, one on July 15 and another on July 18, and this latter appears to be replaced by a third similar letter of 18 Aug. 1710.) Money Book XX, p. 322. Disposition Book XX, pp. 195, 196, 209.
Same for 525l. to the Officers at Arms as follows for 1¼ years to 1709 Sept. 29 on their respective fees and salaries: viz.
£ s. d.
Henry St. George, Garter Principal King at Arms 125 0 0
John Vanbrugh, Clarencieux King at Arms 50 0 0
Peter Le Neve, Norroy King at Arms 50 0 0
Gregory King, Lancaster Herald 33 6 8
Charles Mawson, Chester Herald 33 6 8
Peers Mauduit, Windsor Herald 33 6 8
Samuel Stebbing, Somerset Herald 33 6 8
Laurence Cromp, York Herald 33 6 8
John Hare, Richmond Herald 33 6 8
John Gibbon, Bluemantle Pursuivant 25 0 0
Dudley Downes, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant 25 0 0
John Hesket, Portcullis Pursuivant 25 0 0
John Bound, Rouge Croix Pursuivant 25 0 0
£525 0 0
Money Book XX, p. 326. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
July 14. William Lowndes [to the Navy Commissioners] to satisfy the sum of 21,975l. 3s. 8d. to Walter Whitfeild as follows out of the tallies and orders on the Continued Impositions anno 1710 which are remaining in the hands of the Treasurer of the Navy for uses to be appointed: and is to clear the Marine Regiments &c. as in said Whitfeild's memorial: viz.
£ s. d.
to clear Major Gen. Holt's Regiment from 25 June 1708 to 24 Dec. 1708 according to the Establishment and muster rolls 7,047 14 3
for ditto for Major Gen. Wills's Regiment 7,145 17 3
for ditto for Col. Joseph Churchill's Regiment 6,999 6 0
for ditto for four Companies of Lord Shannon's Regiment 782 6 2
£21,975 3 8
"the said Mr. Whitfeild having assured the Lord Treasurer of his greatest care and caution that the said tallies and orders shall not be disposed of so as to be discounted to the prejudice of the public credit." The interest of 6 per cent. on said orders is to commence from the day of their being assigned. Disposition Book XX, pp. 194–5.
Same to the Treasurer of the Navy. The Bank of England has agreed (for supplying the pressing occasions of the Navy) to give Exchequer Bills [in exchange] for 15,000l. in tallies and orders on the twelfth 4s. Aid (the Land Tax) anno 1709, being further part of 240,497l. 14s. 2½d. of the like Exchequer Bills which were issued for the service of the Navy on the 1st April 1709 [and further the Bank has agreed to give like Exchequer Bills in exchange for] 50,000l. in tallies and orders on the thirteenth 4s. Aid (or Land Tax) anno 1710 [which tallies were issued] as further part of 150,000l. which were issued for the service of the Navy on the 16 Dec. last [up to this point the text of the preamble of this letter is extremely confused, suggesting clerical errors in the transcription, see infra, p. 384], and it has further agreed to advance 27,000l. in like Exchequer Bills on the [security of the] deposit of tallies and orders on the Candle Duty and to be repaid in specie in four months from the date of advancing same, with 4 per cent. interest thereon. The Lord Treasurer desires that you apply as follows the said sums, making 92,000l. in all: viz.
£
for wages to seamen generally and to be taken in further part of the proportion to that head out of the funds for the year 1709 15,000
in further part of the proportion to the head of wages to seamen out of the funds for the year 1710 29,000
more for Marines under this head as in further part of said proportion and is to be paid over to Walter Whitfeild, Paymaster of the Marine Regiments, upon account for subsistence, two thirds pay and other pressing services of the said Regiments 6,000
more under this head and as in further part of said proportion and is to be applied to pay tickets [for seamen's wages] payable in pursuance of an Act of Parliament [4–5 Anne, c. 6] 5,000
for the ordinary of the Navy 4,200
for Wear and Tear and is to be paid over to Col. Hunter, her Majesty's Governor at New York, by way of imprest and upon account in further part of 10,000l. authorised by a clause in an Act of the last Session of Parliament [8 Anne, c. 14], to be applied for and towards the subsistence and employment of a number of skilful people and furnishing of fit utensils and materials for effectually carrying on the raising naval stores from the Plantations 4,000
more for bills of exchange drawn for the service of the Victualling 22,800
more for short allowance money to seamen on board the Fleet in the Channel 6,000
£92,000
The last two sums for the service of the Victualling are [to be] placed to the head of Wear and Tear because the quota of 19s. per man per month for the Victualling is completed. Disposition Book XX, pp. 197–8.
July 14. Treasury reference to the Auditors of Imprests of the petition of Henry Ballowe and John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer, for 137l. 2s. 4d. for tallies struck on account of the Customs from 1707–8 Jan. 6 to 1708 Dec. 29. Reference Book VIII, p. 411.
Letters patent by Treasurer Godolphin appointing John Duncombe to be Comptroller of the Lottery Tickets of the 1,710l. Lottery for 1,500,000l. as by the Act of 8 Anne, c. 10, continuing part of the Duties on Coals &c.: with the fee or salary of 250l. for himself and his clerks as from 1710 Sept. 29. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, pp. 133–4.
Allowance by same of the salary bill of the Excise for 1710 June 24 quarter, together with the salaries [of the officers] for the Duty on Candles for same quarter, being 12l. 1s. 1d.: total 1,130l. 7s. 1½d. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 195.
The like of the incidents bill, detailed, of the Excise and Candle Duty for said quarter: totals respectively 167l. 15s. 5d. and 32l. 18s. 5¾d. Ibid., p. 197.
July 15. Royal sign manual for 322l. to Clement Cotterell Esq., Master of the Ceremonies, 300l. thereof to be paid over by him as a present from the Queen to Major General Bever (Bernard) [Berner or Barner], Envoy Extraordinary from the Duke of Holstein Gottorp, and the remaining 22l. for Exchequer fees on the receipt thereof. (Money warrant dated July 15 hereon.) (Money order dated July 21 hereon. This money order gives the name of the Envoy as Major General Bernard and quotes the sign manual as dated 1710 April 18.) (The entry in the Disposition Book makes the payment to the executors of Sir Clement Cotterell.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 298. Order Book VII, p. 444. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
July 15. Money warrant for 51l. 0s. 5d. to the executors of Sir John Holt late Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench, for 20 days Feb. 13 last (the last day of Hilary term, to which time he was last paid) to March 5 last, being the day of his death.
198l. 19s. 7d. to Sir Thomas Parker, who succeeded said Holt, for 78 days from March 5 last to May 22 last, being the last day of Easter term: and dormant clause for paying 250l. every term to said Parker for his said office. Money Book XX, p. 321. Order Book VII, p. 449. Disposition Book XX, p. 208.
Same for 109l. 0s. 6½d. to Sir Robert Eyre, late her Majesty's Solicitor General, 105l. hereof for 1½ years from 1708 Oct 21 (the date of his patent as Solicitor General) to 1710 April 21, on his patent fee or salary of 70l. per an., and the remaining 4l. 0s. 6½d. for 21 days thereon from April 21 to May 12 last (the date of his patent as a Judge of the Queen's Bench). In the margin: a later Treasury order dated 1710 Sept. 15 for confirmation hereof. (Letter of direction dated Nov. 11.) Money Book XX, p. 321. Disposition Book XXI, p. 7.
Same for 104l. 11s. 10d. to the executors of Sir Henry Gould, late one of the Justices of the Queen's Bench: for 41 days from Feb. 13 last (the last day of Hilary therm, to which time he was last paid) to March 26 following, being the day of his death.
145l. 8s. 2d. to Sir Robert Eyre as successor to said Gould; for 57 days from March 26 last to May 22 following, being the last day of Easter term, on the termly 250l. for said office. Together with: a dormant clause for payment of said termly fee to said Eyre in future. Money Book XX, p. 321. Order Book VII, p. 455. Disposition Book XX, p. 208.
Same for 46l. 16s. 8½d. to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, for 171 days from 1709 Dec. 25 (the day to which he was last paid) to June 14 last (the day he delivered up the seals) on his fee or salary of 100l. per an. as Secretary of State. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated 1710 Nov. 1 hereof. (Letter of direction dated July 18 combining this sum with that of July 17, infra, p. 368.) Money Book XX, p. 322. Disposition Book XX, p. 196.
Same for 1,000l. to Samuel Travers for five years from 1705 June 24 to 1710 June 24 on his 200l. per an. for extraordinary pains, charges, travel &c. in the execution of his office of Surveyor General of Crown Lands. (Letter of direction dated July 21 for payment of same out of loans to be made by himself on credit of her Majesty's tin; the orders for which loans are to be drawn without interest.) Money Book XX, p. 322. Order Book VII, p. 442. Disposition Book XX, p. 204.
July 15. Dormant warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Receipt to pay the salaries of Walter Hamilton as Lieut. Governor of Nevis and Michael Lambert as same of St. Christopher, the former from 1709 Nov. 9 and the latter from 1706 Oct. 1: out of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty: in accordance with the privy seal of the 17th ult., supra, p. 283. Money Book XX, p. 323.
Report to the Lord Treasurer by William Blathwayt as Auditor General of the Plantations on the petition of Tho. Day praying a grant of a waste piece of ground in Bermudas on which his late brother Samuel Day at the time of his being Governor built a house. A similar petition was referred to me in March 1707–8 and I thereon reported that the Governor of Bermudas might be required to lay before your Lordship a state of the whole matter; which he has done, as appears by a copy of his letter, "hereto annexed" [missing] wherein he reports that he has nothing to object why her Majesty may not gratify the petitioner, the brother having laid out a considerable sum of money in building the said house. Out Letters (Plantations Auditor) III, p. 34.
July 17. Royal sign manual for 1,405l. 9s. 7d. to Charles, Earl of Sunderland: without account: being for 171 days (computed by the day) on the allowance of 3,000l. per an. payable to him for secret service as late Principal Secretary of State; to wit from 1709 Dec. 25 (to which time he was last paid) to June 14 following, the day he delivered up the seals of that office. (Money warrant dated July 18 hereon.) (Money order dated July 20 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated July 18 combining this sum with that of July 15, supra, p. 367.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 303. Order Book VII, p. 443. Disposition Book XX, p. 196.
Same for 150l. to Geo. Granville (Glanville) for half a year's rent to 1710 Midsummer for the rent of Mote Park which was laid into Windsor Great Park. (Money warrant dated July 18 hereon.) (Money order dated July 21 hereon, with a Treasury confirmation dated 21 Aug. 1710.) (Letter of direction dated Aug. 18 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 303. Order Book VII, pp. 462, 504. Disposition Book XX, pp. 196, 209.
Royal warrant dated St. James's to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal to settle and establish a Transfer Office in London [for the 1,500,000l. Lottery anno 1710] in accordance with the Act 8 Anne, c. 10, continuing part of the Duty on Coals &c.; and to constitute and appoint William Strickland to be Commissioner or Chief Officer of the said Transfer Office: with an allowance of 1,650l. per an. whereof 800l. per an. for his salary; 400l. per an. for his deputy; 100l. per an. for rent; 100l. per an. for a housekeeper to be appointed by him; 100l. per an. for an assistant or chief clerk and 150l. per an. for such under clerks as he shall think necessary: all to commence from 1710 Sept. 29. Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, pp. 305–6.
Money warrant for 321l. 6s. 9d. to Caleb Powel, receiver General for Cos. Brecon and Radnor for the years 1701–3, for his extraordinary charges in his receipt. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated Aug. 18 hereof. (Money order dated Nov. 3 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Nov. 11 hereon.) Money Book XX, p. 324. Order Book VII, p. 488. Disposition Book XX, p. 196; XXI, p. 7.
July 17. Same for 903l. 7s. 6d. to the Sergeants at Arms as follows, being 100l. 7s. 6d. each for one year to 1709 Sept. 29 on their fee of 3s. a day and board wages allowance of 2s. 6d. a day: viz. Thomas Charnock, Samuel Powel (late Sergeant 25l. 0s. 10¾d. due at Xmas 1708 and the remaining three quarters to Tho. Wyberg), Edmund Williamson, Thomas D'Critty [Critz], John Templer, Daniel Gardner, Mathew Hutton, Thomas Turst, Joseph Lawson. Money Book XX, p. 323. Disposition Book XX, p. 196.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of Wales to report on the enclosed account [missing] of supers on sheriffs' accounts within the several counties [of Wales] therein mentioned. What care is taken for the recovery of these supers ? Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 207.
Warrant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Queen's Remembrancer for stay of process against William Yonge et al., late Commissioners for Wine Licences; their accounts to 1687 Lady day being declared and those to Xmas 1691 are preparing.
Prefixing: certificate by Ja. Moody and F. Bythell, Deputy Auditors of Imprests. Warrants not Relating to Money XXI, p. 134.
The like for stay of process against Viscountess Falkland on her late husband's accounts as late Treasurer of the Navy.
Prefixing: like certificate that the accounts for 1684 are declared; those for 1685 are almost ready for declaration and his subsequent accounts to Lady day 1688 are under examination. Ibid., p. 135.
Treasury reference to the Barons of the Exchequer in Scotland, of the petition of the Earl of Cromarty shewing that his ancestors have enjoyed a fishing of a little river called Conna at 30l. per an. rent to the Crown and he has been at great expense in building and supporting a lock or crooe across that river from bank to bank, a method used in fishing in the said river since the first grant thereof; and that the channel thereof having been lately diverted he has been at great expense to force it back: therefore praying to be discharged of the said rent until the crooes be new built and repaired in the manner they were at first. Out Letters (North Britain) II, p. 192.
July 18. Money warrant for 40l. to the Corporation of Clifton-Dartmouth-Hardness for one year to 1710 June 24 on their perpetuity granted by Henry VII. Money Book XX, p. 324.
Same for 955l. to James Cresset, Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick Luneburg, 500l. thereof for equipage and the remaining 455l. for three months' advance of ordinary. (Money order dated July 20 hereon: replaced by a later money order of 12 Aug. 1710 for same to be paid to his executors, he having died before receipt thereof but the Queen being pleased to confirm payment in consideration of his charges in buying his equipage and other his necessary expenses for his said employment.) (Letter of direction dated July 24 hereon, replaced by a fresh letter on Aug. 18.) Ibid., p. 324. Order Book VII, pp. 443, 459. Disposition Book XX, pp. 199, 208.
July 18. Warrant dormant by Treasurer Godolphin to the Postmasters General to pay the pension of 1,000l. per an. to Col. John Hill as by his patent of the 17th inst., supra, p. 292. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated 1710 Sept. 27 hereof. Money Book XX, p. 325.
Same to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 52l. per an. to Nicholas Man as a Queen's waiter, London port. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated 1711 July 3 hereof. Ibid.
Money warrant for 176l. 11s. 6d. to Thomas Wibergh, Sergeant at Arms attending the House of Commons, for his disbursements for coals, candles, sweets, mops &c. for said House in the Session from 16 Nov. 1708 to 1709 April 21 and for reward to messengers for serving of orders according to the direction of said House in said time.
Appending: bill of particulars of said necessaries for the House. Ibid., pp. 326–7. Order Book VII, p. 440. Disposition Book XX, p. 199.
Allowance by Treasurer Godolphin of John Thorowkettle's bill of 15l. 3s. 4d. for 1707 [sic for 1710] June 24 quarter as Messenger of the Chamber attending the Lord Treasurer. Together with: warrant by same to the Customs Cashier to pay said Thorowkettle a further 15l. 3s. 4d. for same quarter as Messenger of the Chamber attending the Customs. Money Book XX, p. 327. Disposition Book XX, p. 199.
Letter of direction for 3,000l. to Rachell Thomas: out of Civil List moneys: on the order in her name for the service of the Robes. Disposition Book XX, p. 195.
Same for 271l. 14s. 6d. to Spencer Compton: out of same: to satisfy two warrants lately signed for her Majesty's charities. Ibid., p. 196.
William Lowndes to Sir Geo. Byng. The Lord Treasurer has appointed the Officers for Prizes to attend him here [at the Treasury] upon the subject of the memorial from yourself and Capt. Swanton relating to some goods taken out of the ship Thetis, a French man of war made prize by you in 1704. Out Letters (General) XIX, p. 207.
July 19. Same to the Attorney General to direct Mr. Borret to proceed against Wm. Richardson who resides in St. James's Park for a deer lately killed there by his dog. Ibid., p. 207.
Royal warrant to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland for a great seal to revoke the appointment of Thomas, Lord Coningsby, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of the Revenues, Profts and Casualties in Ireland and in place thereof to constitute the Earl of Anglesey to said post: with the fee of 65l. 13s. 4d. per an. and the fee or sum of 6 pence of lawful English money out of every 20s. of the like money he shall issue or pay to any person. Out Letters (Ireland) IX, pp. 199–200.
July 20. Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 1,850l. per an. salary to William, Lord Dartmouth, as one of the Principal Secretaries of State: from June 14 last, the day he was made Secretary. (In the margin: his patent bears date 12 July 1710.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 304.
Same to same for a same for 3,000l. to same for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated Aug. 3 hereon.) (Money order dated Aug. 12 hereon.) Ibid., p. 304. Money Book XX, p. 342. Order Book VII, p. 456.
Royal sign manual for 20,000l. to Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, Keeper of the Privy Purse: without account: for the service of the Privy Purse and Healing Medals. (Money order dated July 26 hereon, together with a later Treasury confirmation dated 1710 Nov. 1 thereof.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, p. 307. Order Book VII, p. 446.
Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lord Treasurer to pay Paul Methuen 3,028l, as in full of his ordinary and extraordinaries as follows as late Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Portugal, the total of his extraordinaries being reduced to 2,298l. [sic erratum for 1,198l.] according to the regulation of Ambassadorial Extraordinaries: viz.
£
for 366 days' ordinary from 7 March 1700–1 to 8 March 1701–2 1,830
for one bill of extraordinaries between 9 March 1697–8 and 9 March 1698–9 299
for ditto between 9 March 1698–9 and 9 Sept. 1699 149
for ditto between 9 Sept. 1699 and 9 March 1699–1700 250
for ditto between 9 March 1699–1700 and 9 March 1700–1 300
for ditto between 9 March 1700–1 and 9 March 1701–2 450
£3,278
(Money warrant dated July 26 hereon.) (Money order dated July 29 hereon.) (Letter of direction dated Aug. 3 hereon.) Queen's Warrant Book XXIV, pp. 307–8. Money Book XX, p. 331. Order Book VII, p. 447. Disposition Book XX, p. 205.
Money order for 695l. 13s. 9d. to Michael Lambert, Lieut. Governor of St. Christopher, for three years one quarter and 85 days from 1706 Oct. 1 to 1710 March 25 on his allowance of 200l. per an. for his support in that employment and in lieu of all presents from the Assemblies.
The like dated July 21 for [50l. for] a further quarter to 1710 June 24 on said allowance.
In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated Aug. 16 of these orders. Order Book VII, p. 451.
Same for 74l. 14s. 6d. to Walter Hamilton, Lieut. Governor of Nevis, for 46 days and one quarter of a year from 1709 Nov. 9 to 1710 Lady day on his like allowance of 200l. per an. as such (he having been paid to the said 9th Nov. 1709 as late Lieut.-Governor of St. Christopher). In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated 1710 Aug. 31 hereof.
The like dated July 21 for a further quarter to 1710 June 24 on his said allowance. Order Book VII, pp. 452, 478.
July 20. Money order for 3,000l. to the Duke of Queensbury and Dover, one of the Principal Secretaries of State: for secret service. In the margin: a later Treasury confirmation dated Aug. 16 hereof. Ibid., p. 461.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Thomas Boughton for a fresh lease of certain corn mills as demised to [? his father] Thomas Boughton by the [then] Queen Mother 28 June 1662 but a lease thereof was subsequently obtained in a clandestine manner by one Brown and on the 22 April 1698 the Queen Dowager demised the premises to Richard Marriot: and further the said late Queen [Dowager] on the 17th Feb. 1685–6 demised to Edmund Le Neve et al. the manor of King's Cliffe in trust for petitioner's father (of which also the said Marriott has obtained a lease in a clandestine manner): petitioner or others in trust for him and his father having been for many years tenants to the premises: therefore petitioner prays a new lease thereof. Reference Book VIII, p. 411.