Entry Book: June 1669

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June 1669

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
June 4 Royal warrant for 4,500l. to Bartholomew Fillingham, deputy to the Commissioners at St. Helens [London], to be by him issued as by instructions from said Commissioners. Ibid, XV. pp. 360–1.
The like for similarly splitting aTreasury orders for 20l. to William Wardour, Clerk of the Pells, for attending in vacation: and for 500l. to James Darcy for one year of his whole fee and allowance to Lady Day last. Order Book XXXVI. p. 68.
[? Three] Treasury orders for 1,000l. [?each] to Lawrence Hyde, Master of the Robes. Ibid, pp. 124, 125, 147.
June 5 Royal warrant for 300l. to Richard Lightfoot. Keeper of the King's park called Bushey Park, near Hampton Court, for repair of the posts, rails, and pales thereof. Warrants Early XV. p. 314.
June 7 Treasury warrant to Auditor Philips to allow in account to Sir Edmond Pooley, Receiver of Crown revenues for Norfolk and Huntingdon, his salary for said office. Warrants Early XXII. p. 109.
Money warrant for 400l. to Edward Capell for one year on his pension. Ibid, p. 108.
Treasury order for 18l. 12s. 0d. (? 18l. 1s. 0d.) to Sir Thomas Clarges for wages of servants and keepers of Hampton Court. Order Book XXXVI. pp. 68, 71.
Money warrant for 80l. to William Hinton for one year on his annuity or fee as provider of robes to the Queen Consort. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 187.
Same for 497l. 17s. 6¼d. to John Portman, of London, goldsmith, for interest money due as in the privy seal of March 31 last. Ibid, p. 178.
Sir G. Downing to Sir Ste. Fox for an authentic copy of the establishment of the Forces. "We have daily occasion to have recourse to it." Out Letters General II. p. 48.
Same to Sir R. Long et al. to meet to form a security for borrowing money on the [Crown] land revenue. Ibid, p. 49.
Same to the Lord Privy Seal et al., Lords of Ireland, to meet my Lords on the 10th inst. about the affairs of Ireland. Ibid.
Treasury order for 200l. to Sir John Honywood Order Book XXXVI. p. 160.
Same for 100l. to the poor of St. Martins [in the Fields] Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 2, 68.
Same for 300l. to Baptist May for the Privy Purse Ibid, XXXVI. p. 139.
Treasury warrant to Mr. Horne, woodward in New Forest, co. Southampton, for 30 more tons of timber for the repair of Lindhurst [in New Forest]. Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 222–3.
Same to the Commissioners for Dean Forest to get the best price they can for part of the decayed trees and coppice wood (not being timber) in said forest from such person as will pay down a proportionable sum of money for paying off Mr. Maynard's 1,500l. in time and for carrying on the enclosure. Ibid, p. 223.
Same to Sir C. Harbord for a particular of the lands and mines petitioned for by Hugh Tynte. Ibid, p. 225.
[?] Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer seal to Robert Venetian of a messuage in Capel-le-Ferne, co. Kent, part of the lands of William Bowman, yeoman, outlaw. Ibid, p. 223.
[?] Treasury order for 35l. to the clerks and ministers of the Receipt as reward. Order Book XXXVI. p. 68.
June 8 Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to remit to Sir Martin Lumly, late sheriff of Essex, 230l. 10s. 3d. of Hearth money by him collected in 1663. Warrants Early XXI. pp. 10–11
Royal warrant for 1.390l. to Col. Richard Norton for divers parcels of land belonging to several persons within the Works at Portsmouth, taken in for enlarging the fort there. (Privy seal hereon dated June 12.) Ibid, XV. pp. 294, 308–9.
Money warrant for 13l. 6s. 8d. and 182l. 10s. 0d. for one year's fee and allowance to Roger Whitley, His Majesty's Harbinger. Ibid, XVIII. p. 179.
June 8 Money warrant for 1,200l. to the Treasurers of the Navy for the buying of two fireships to sail with His Majesty's fleet to the Straits. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 179.
The Treasury Lords to the Customs Farmers enclosing for their observance a copy of the order in Council of April 23 last, permitting until Sept. 29 next the purchase and naturalising of 60 foreign built ships of 150 tons burden round sterns, suitable for the Norway trade, to carry masts, deals and timber, and to be registered as free ships for the trade of Norway and the Baltic. Out Letters Customs I. p. 162.
Sir G. Downing to Sir Philip Warwick to attend my Lords on Tuesday about a super set on Sir George Benyon as one of the Receivers of His Majesty's revenue. Out Letters General II. p. 49.
Same to Sir George Benyon and Mr. Finch concerning the 250l. assigned by Mr. Wareup to them as late Commissioners of Excise: being money of the Eleven Months' tax. Ibid.
Same to Sir R. Long. The 10,000l. lately lent into the Exchequer by Mr. Meynell, the 5,000l. lately lent by Sir Robert Vyner, and the 5,000l. lately lent by Alderman Backwell are to be placed for repayment on the land security, which is now preparing The above sums must only be issued from the Exchequer on particular warrant from my Lords. Ibid, p. 50.
Same to Sir Robert Vynor. I have moved my Lords for a warrant for repayment of your 9,400l. [being unpaid balance of loan made in 1663 on the security of the] Hearth money. Ibid.
Same to Sir C. Harbord and Mr. Ward to attend to-morrow with the order of Council about [selling to the copyholders] the improved rents in the Duchy of Cornwall. Ibid.
Money warrant for 1.250l. to the Duke of York's children Warrants Early XXIV. p. 83.
The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Robert Foley, Receiver of Aids for co. Worcester. Ibid, XXXIV. p. 183.
Treasury warrant to Sir C. Harbord for a constat of Audley End House, co. Essex, which the King has decided to purchase from the Earl of Suffolk for 50,000l., paying for same out of the revenue of Ireland, the King having taken a liking to the said house, and thinking it a seat fit for his residence, the ancient houses of the Crown having been in great part demol shed during the late times of usurpation. Ibid, XXXVII. p. 224.
Prefixing:—Royal warrant to the Surveyor General, dated May 8.
Articles of agreement between the Treasury and John White, of Westminster, brewer, late Receiver of Aids for co. Oxford and High Collector for same for the divisions of Dorchester, Bullingdon, and Thame, concerning the payment of the arrear of 5,796l. 5s. 0d. with which said White stands charged on his said receipt. White agrees to assign to my Lords debts to the amount of 2,800l., and further to deliver to the Victualler of the Navy so many barrels of six shilling beer at 6s. 6d. a barrel, fit for the use of the Navy, and in such manner as the Victualler shall desire, at the rate of not more than 70 barrels a week till the balance is discharged. Ibid, XXXIV. pp. 169–72, 174.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for stay of process against Lawrence Hyde on his accounts as Master of the Robes. Ibid, XXXIII. p. 106.
June 9 Royal sign manual for 500l. to Viscount Andover as royal bounty. (Money warrant hereon, dated June 11; Auditor's order dated June 12.) Warrants Early XV. p. 298; XVIII. p. 182; Order Book XXXVI. p. 71.
Royal warrant for 21l. 19s. 6d. to Sir William Fleetwood. Ranger of Woodstock Park, being the surplus resting on his account for the purchase of certain furze lands to enlarge said park and for making a wall to enclose same, and other repairs there made from 1661–2, March 21, to 1665–6, Feb. 16. (Money warrant, dated June 14.) Warrants Early XV. p. 299; XVIII. p. 183.
Money warrant for 60l. to Simon Hopper, one of His Majesty's music, for one year's fee and in part of 330l. arrears thereon: and for 200l. to Lewis Grabu, same as same, in part of 350l. arrears. Ibid, XVIII. pp. 180, 181.
Sir G. Downing to the Hearth money Farmers for a particular accompt of the moneys paid by them into the Exchequer on their accompt for the half year ended, 1666. Lady Day. Out Letters General II. p. 51.
Same to Sir R. Long for same Ibid.
Same to Sir Richard Oatley and Col. Scriven to pay in the 500l. which they promised yesterday on their Chimney account for Shropshire. Ibid, p. 52.
Same to Mr. Mead to send to the Treasury an impost bill for Sir C. Harbord. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Warcup to attend him to-morrow Ibid.
Money warrant for 4,809l. 15s. 8d. to Sir Ste. Fox for the garrisons in the several islands, detailed, 1668–9, March 13 to 1669. July 31. Warrants Early XXIV. p. 84.
The Treasury Lords to Prince Rupert, forwarding the order in Council of 1668, April 3, to Viscount Mordaunt, declaring the King's pleasure touching the Dean and prebendaries of Windsor paying Hearth money from time to time for their respective houses within Windsor Castle. Pray him to put same in execution. Ibid, XXXVI. p. 131.
June 10 Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long to make search in the Exchequer for the military list for Ireland for 1639, and to return it as the Irish Lords meet about it this morning. Out Letters General II. p. 53.
Same to Alderman Backwell to attend to-morrow about lending money for the Earl of Sandwich. Ibid.
Same to Sir Robert Crooke for a certificate of what moneys have been taken upon seizure by the sheriffs of Surrey upon the arrears due to the King from Thomas Rogers. late Receiver of Hearth money for Surrey. Ibid.
Money warrant for 405l. to Philip Packer for the new building for the Queen Consort in Whitehall. Warrants Early XXI. p. 10.
Same for 200l. to Philip Packer for repair of God's House at Portsmouth. (Auditor's order dated June 12.) Ibid, XXXII. p. 4; Order Book XXXVI. p. 68.
Same for 200l. to Sir Philip Honywood in repayment of loan with the 6 per cent. interest till same is repaid. Warrants Early XXII. p. 4.
June 11 Same for repayment of 26,197l. 13s. 8d. and 802l. 6s. 8d. to Isaac Meynell, of London, goldsmith, being loans, with interest at 6 per cent. on the latter sum. Ibid, XXI. pp. 8–9.
June 11 Money warrant for 9,400l. to Sir Robert Viner, remaining unsatisfied of the 25,000l. assigned to him out of Sir George Carteret's privy seal of 1662, July 26, for 73,606l. 16s. 10d. (see infra p. 243, under date July 2). Warrants Early XXI. pp. 9–10.
Warrant for a privy seal for 20,000l. to the Cofferer of the Household. (Privy seal dated June 22.) Ibid, XV. p. 299, 316.
Sir G. Downing to Mr. Morice concerning what is due from Mr. Pye. of Morpeth, for his wine licence. Out Letters General II. p. 54.
Same to Mr. Howland to attend him to-morrow Ibid.
Same to Alderman Bucknall to attend on Tuesday to give my Lords satisfaction why Sir Bernard Gascoigne's pension is not paid. Ibid.
Same to Sir R. Long concerning the list of such warrants of the King's servants as are paid in the Exchequer. Ibid, p. 55.
Same to Sir George Benyon and Sir Philip Warwyck to attend on Tuesday next about said Benyon's account. Ibid.
Money warrant for 45,000l. to the Cofferer of the Household, on account, for the current year of the Household from Oct. 1 last according to the establishment in that behalf agreed upon by His Majesty. (Orders hereon, dated June 22.) Warrants Early XXIV. pp. 85–6; Order Book XXXVI. p. 60.
June 13 Sir G. Downing to Major Deane to attend to-morrow about his defalcations. Out Letters General II. p. 55.
Same to Sir C. Harbord to attend my Lords to-morrow Ibid.
June 14 Money warrant for 5,000l. to the Navy Treasurers Warrants Early XVIII. p. 183.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Sir Edm. Fortescue, of Fallapit, co. Devon. Ibid.
Treasury order for 500l. to Humfry Weld for secret service Order Book XXXVI. p. 71.
Money warrant for 200l. to Thomas Elliot, Keeper of Newmarket House. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 195.
Sir G. Downing to Sir Thomas Player for an account in whose hands those tallies of the Royal Aid are which were put into said Player's hands by Sir George Carteret for paying off certain Navy debts. which are yet unsatisfied by reason of the burning of London or otherwise, 'that is to say whether you have them yet in your custody or have delivered them back to Sir George Carteret or returned them into the Exchequer." Out Letters General II. p 56.
Same to the Attorney General to attend this afternoon about making ready the [Crown] land security to borrow money on. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Hartlib to attend to-morrow about the report my Lords are to make to the King in the business between Newcastle town and Lord Gerard. Ibid.
Same to Deputy Auditor Pollard for a copy of such warrant by which former payments have been made to Capt. Pawlett, Governor of Calshot Castle, "or otherwise to certify how it comes to pass that payments have been made to him and no warrants for the same filed with you." Ibid.
June 14 Sir G. Downing to Sir William Godolphin or his deputy. Two privy seals have been lately passed for payment of the Welsh Judges, one on the Exchequer, the other on the Receiver [of Crown revenues for Wales]. To prevent a double charge on the King you are to carry both these privy seals to be entered in the Exchequer. Out Letters General II. p. 57.
Same to Sir R. Long concerning abovesaid privy seals Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the late Farmers of the Customs to pay the rebate on certain goods imported and re-exported within the time of the late commission account of the Custom, which ended 1662, Sept. 29: same to be allowed them in the account of their farm, ended 1667, Sept. 29. Out Letters Customs I. p. 163.
Treasury order for 5,000l. to John Colville in repayment of loan. Order Book XXXVII. p. 322.
Clause of direction on the warrant of Dec. 8 [last] for 625l. 16s. 0d. for the Guard House. Warrants Early XXIV. p. 86.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Hugh Tynte of certain coal works in the manors of Farrington Gurney and Midsomer Norton. Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 225–7, 229.
Prefixing:—Particular of the premises and ratal and entry of demise.
June 15 Treasury order for 225l. to Sir John Trevor, one of the Secretaries of State. Order Book XXXVI. p. 71.
Royal sign manual for 100l. to Dame Elizabeth Leonard as royal bounty. (Money warrant June 22. Treasury order, June 30.) Warrants Early XV. p. 306; XVIII. p. 186; Order Book XXXVI. pp. 43, 124.
Privy seal for 300l. to Andrew Laurence, guide and surveyor of His Majesty s ways, gates. bridges, causes and passages as imprest for repair of the King's private ways, bridges, gates, causes and passages between London and His Majesty's houses of access and other places. (Royal warrant for a privy seal dated June 7.) Warrants Early XV. pp. 313–4, 295.
Sir G. Downing to the Solicitor General to hasten the warrant for letting to farm the Irish revenue. Out Letters General II. p. 57.
Same to Sir R. Long, Mr. Slingsby, Mr. Sherwyn and Alderman Backwell to attend on Friday about the business of the Dunkirk money. Ibid, p. 58.
Same to Sir R. Long, Mr. Pepys, Col. Reymes and Mr. Sherwyn to consider the business of Mr. Pley's warrant upon fragments of the Royal Aid. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Duppa to attend to-morrow about his account for the Tenths. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Hodges to inform my Lords to-morrow whether he can recover an arrear of 336l. 2s. 11d. upon Thomas Wever, Collector of the Customs of Lancaster. Ibid, p. 59.
Same to Sir W. Doily to report on Capt. Brabant's petition what is fit to be allowed. Ibid, p. 62.
Treasury order for 3,000l. and 3,000l. to the Earl of Sandwich for the Wardrobe. Order Book XXXVI. p. 44.
June 15 The Treasury Lords to Sir John Wolstenholme et al. to pay 2 000l. into the Receipt on the account of their late farm of the Customs. Out Letters Customs I. p. 164.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Farmers to pay the next tally in course in case of the non-production of any tally in the list of old tallies on the Customs signed by the Treasury Lords, 1667–8, Jan. 27. Ibid.
June 16 Treasury order for 4,025l. and 3,975l. to Sir Ste. Fox Order Book XXXVI. p. 71.
Money warrant, dormant, for the perpetuity of 42l. per an. to Eton College. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 185.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Sir Edmond Sawyer to make forth particulars of so many fee farm rents, tenths, or other rents in charge before him as shall amount to 680l. 3s. 0d. [per an.] and to deliver same to Sir Jeoffry Palmer, Attorney General. Ibid, XXXVII. p. 233.
The like letters to the remaining six Auditors of the Exchequer for like particulars to the following amounts respectively, viz.— Ibid.
£ s. d.
Sir Joseph Seymour for 804 2 6
Auditor Phelipps 1,408 15 6
Auditor Aldworth 1,921 8 7
Auditor Parsons 2,537 13 10
Auditor Morice 1,277 16 0
Sir William Godolphin 1,454 14
[?] Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal to Christopher Goulding of a messuage, &c., in Eardisland parish, co. Hereford, part of the lands of Henry Hyet, senr., outlaw. Ibid.
June 16 Treasury warrant to the Auditor concerned, to forbear to charge the 12 per cent. interest charge upon John Northcote, Receiver of Aids for Devon. Ibid, XXXIV. p. 173.
June 17 Treasury order for 750l. to the Duke of York's children Order Book XXXVI. p. 71.
Sir G. Downing to the Keeper of the King's Bench [prison] to allow Mr. Coates further time on bail. Out Letters General II. p. 60.
Same to the Hearthmoney Farmers. Mr. King was yesterday before my Lords, and said he had no Chimney money in his hands. Please attend on Monday to make good your information. Ibid. p. 61.
Same to Sir R. Long and Mr. Wardour to meet and make an accompt of all moneys paid out of the Exchequer from 1667, May 25, to Michaelmas next, expressing in brief the persons to whom each sum is paid, and upon what fund and on what account: which my Lords desire to have in readiness that they may be able to make use of it in Parliament as occasion shall require. "And you are to make distinct heads of each branch of the revenue and under each head to range what has been paid upon it that so my Lords may have in one view what each branch has borne. Also you are to express in another paper what warrants or orders shall then remain unpaid that have been charged by my Lords upon the Exchequer or any branch of the revenue." Ibid.
Same (crossed through) to Mr. Custis, of Zealand, concerning the agreement for his fishing the tin at Ostend. Ibid.
June 17 Sir G. Downing to Mr. Lawrence to attend the business of preparing security for borrowing on the [Crown] land revenue. Out Letters General II. p. 62.
Same to Mr. Mead to inform my Lords why he did not send the Earl of Banbury's and Lady Cornwallis's impost bills to my Lords to be signed. Ibid.
Same to the Lord Privy Seal et al., Lords of Ireland, to meet my Lords on Friday about the revenue of Ireland. Ibid.
Same to Sir R. Long, Sir C. Harbord, and the Auditors of the Revenue to attend my Lords to-morrow to perfect the land security to borrow money on; His Majesty's affairs pressingly requiring same. Ibid, p. 63.
Treasury order for 6,200l. to the Treasurers of the Navy Order Book XXXVI. p. 124.
Same for 5,018l. 7s. 2d. to Edward Backwell Ibid, p. 41.
Same (erased) for — to Isaac Meynell Ibid, p. 43.
The Treasury Lords to Mr. Horne, Woodward of New Forest, concerning the claim of the carpenters to the offal wood of the 1,000 trees ordered to be felled in New Forest for building a ship for His Majesty's service, part of which offal wood said carpenters have already sold as their fee. Thank him for his care in putting a stop to the further intermeddling of the said carpenters and to the embezzling said offal wood. Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 229.
June 18 Treasury warrant to Auditor Beale to remit the 12 per cent. interest charge on the accounts of Thomas Duppa, vice-collector of Tenths for the Diocese of Sarum. Ibid, XXII. p. 5.
Treasury orders for 12l. 7s. 8d. to Richard Pight; and for 100l. to Isaac Le Gouch for a ring. Order Book XXXVI. p. 71.
Money warrant for 106l. 9s. 2d. to the Earl of Anglesey, Keeper of Epping Walk in Waltham Forest, for 8½ years on his fee of 8d. a day. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 225.
Same for 20l. to same for one year on his creation money Ibid.
Sir G. Downing to the Solicitor General to return the minutes for the warrant for farming the revenue of Ireland. Out Letters General II. p. 64.
The Treasury Lords to the Customs officers of Berwick and Carlisle, respectively, forwarding a copy of the order in Council concerning the duty on Scotch cattle coming into England. Out Letters Customs I. p. 165.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Farmers to permit Jacob Lucy and Samuell Swynock, of London, merchants, to unlade the "Mary and Jane," Custom free, in accordance with the permission granted by the King by letters patent under the Great Seal, 1666, April 3, permitting the commodities of Jamaica to be imported to England free of Custom for five years from 1663–4, Feb. 18, in order to advance the plantation of that island; in spite of the fact that for accidental reasons the said ship arrived in England after the time limited as above, viz., 1668–9, Feb. 18. Ibid, p. 166.
June [?18] Draft warrant, with blanks, for the grant to of all the farm of the arrears due to the King of the old Crown rents, new quit rents, Custom and imported Excise, ale licences, Hearth money, custodiums, cautionary reprisals, Poll money, subsidies, composition rents, First Fruits, rents, rents for loans, tenements, or hereditaments whatsoever, or any dues arising out of imprest accounts, or any other dues, debts, or defalcations whatsoever due to the King in Ireland on or before 1667–8, March 20, either before or since the Restoration, except the 300,000l. due by the Explanatory Act, except 30,000l. due for two subsidies and the quarter's rents due on the aforesaid 20th March, 1667–8, for the inland Excise, being 9,500l., and except also what shall be received over and above 90,000l. out of the arrears which shall be then due out of the new quit rents for which excess the said [grantees herein] are to be accomptable: the said grantees paying 130,000l. for the said grant, 70,000l. thereof within ten days of the passing of said grant, and 30,000l. within 12 months thereof. Out Letters Ireland I p. 2.
June 21 Treasury order for 60l. to John Rose, gardener at St. James's Park Order Book XXXVI p. 52.
Treasury warrant to Anthony Parsons, auditor, and Symon Smyth, receiver of Crown revenues for co. Southampton to pay Capt. Henry Pawlett. Captain of Calshot Castle. 109l. 10s. 0d. for fees to him and his officers from Michaelmas last. Warrants Early XXII. p. 110.
Money warrant for 5,000l. to the Treasurers of the Navy Ibid, p. 108.
Same for 20l. per an. to Thomas Howard, Clerk of the Market of the King's Household, and for 170l. arrears thereon. Ibid, XVIII. p. 186.
Treasury warrant to Sir Robert Holmes. Governor of the Isle of Wight, to receive from the Woodward of New Forest the moneys raised by the sale of the offal wood of 1,000 trees to be felled there and to use same for the repair of the castles in the Isle of Wight. Ibid, XXXVII. p. 227.
Same to Mr. Horne, Woodward of New Forest, to deliver to said Sir Robert Holmes the proceeds as above. Ibid, p. 228.
June 22 Money warrant for 450l. to the Earl of Bristol, in full of his arrears of a pension out of the late Court of Wards. Ibid, XXII. p. 109.
Sir G. Downing to Viscount Montague to quicken the payment of the money which is to be paid into the Exchequer by Paul Adams on his Firehearth account for Sussex. Out Letters General II. p. 66.
Same to Lord Ashley to return Lord St. John's proposals about New Forest for my Lords' consideration of them to-morrow. Ibid, p. 67.
Treasury order for the following issues to Sir Ste. Fox:— Order Book XXXVI. pp. 64, 65.
£ s. d.
For the Guards 10,898 4 6
"Berwick and Holy Island 1,893 0 0
"Carlisle 809 4 0
"Chepstow 268 16 0
"Chester 239 8 0
"Deal 260 8 0
"Dover 268 16 0
"Gravesend and Tilbury Fort 297 10 0
"Hull and the blockhouse 1,622 12 0
"Harwich 520 16 0
"Pendennis 298 18 0
"Landguard Fort 283 10 0
"Sheerness 322 14 0
"Portsmouth 1,959 6 0
"Plymouth fort and Island 1,624 14 0
For the Tower [London] 856 16 0
" York and Clifford's Tower 793 2 0
" Windsor Castle 812 0 0
"Tynemouth 558 12 0
" Scarborough 282 2 0
"Dartmouth, Upnor, Yarmouth, and St. Mawes 210 10 0
" two removeable Companies 567 0 0
" to be disposed by the King's special order 1,064 0 0
" Sir Ste. Fox for re-building the Guard House 625 16 0
June 22 Three Treasury orders for, in all, 13,892l. 4s. 0d. to Sir Stephen Fox for pay of the Guards. Order Book XXXVI. p. 60.
Same for 150l. to Sir Edward Scott for the pay of the Guards Ibid. p. 81.
Treasury warrant to Deputy Auditor Chislett to forbear to charge the 12 per cent. interest charge on Thomas Sands, Receiver General of Aids, &c., for Westmorland and Cumberland. Warrants Early XXXIV. pp. 175–6.
[?] Same to the King's Remembrancer to issue process of extent against Thomas Pollard, High Collector of the Hundreds of Fremington. Braunton. and Sherwill, co. Devon, for 142l. 8s. 9d. resting on him in the accounts of John Northcott, Receiver General of Aids of Devon. Ibid. p. 175.
June 23 Same to the Receipt for discharge of the baronet fee of 1,095l. due from Edward Ward, of Bixley, co. Norfolk. Ibid, XVIII. p. 193.
Money warrant for 273l. 5s. 4d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, for necessaries delivered in Hilary term. Ibid, p. 188.
Sir G. Downing to Sir R. Long and Sir C. Harbord to meet about the draft for borrowing money on the land security. Out Letters General II. p. 68.
Same to Mr. Pepys to meet him at Sir R. Long's about perfecting the report about Mrs. Pley's warrant. Ibid.
Same to Auditor Wood to attend my Lords with the state of the accompts of Mr. Shawe, Surveyor of Chester Castle. Ibid.
Same to Sir R. Long to return the list of unsatisfied warrants on the Exchequer: and a list of the Tenths that are behind. Ibid, p. 69.
The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Sir Francis Clerke, late Receiver of Hearth money for Kent. Warrants Early XXXVI. p. 133.
Royal warrant for a Great Seal containing an indenture between the King on the one part and John Forth, Alderman and Sheriff of London, William Bucknall, William Dashwood, Philip Jennett, John Breedon, of London, James Hayes, of Lincoln's Inn, Daniel Forth and George Dashwood, of London, and William Muschamp and Humfry Taylor, of Dublin, and Ralph Bucknall, of London, of the other part, for the farm of the whole revenue of Ireland for seven years from Xmas last at the rent of 219,500l. Out Letters Ireland I. p. 1.
The Treasury Lords to the King's Remembrancer for an imprest roll in order to the speedy calling to account of all accountants upon imprest. Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 106.
June 23 The Treasury Lords to Col. Legg, Lieutenant of the Ordnance, to hasten in all his accounts that are not yet dispatched. Warrants Early XXXIII p. 107.
The like letters severally to:— Ibid.
Mr. Pepys for Tangier.
Earl of Anglesey, Sir George Carteret and the principal officers and Commissioners of the Navy. for the Navy.
Sir Edw. Griffin for the Treasury of the Chamber.
The Earl of Sandwich for the Great Wardrobe.
The Cofferer.
The Treasury Lords to Sir John Trevor. A docquet having been this day brought to us dated June. 1669, containing a warrant to Sir George Carteret, Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, to pay 600l. to Edward Hamilton as royal bounty, and we having not been acquainted therewith before His Majesty's hand was obtained to the warrant, which is directly contrary to the order of Council of 1667–8, Jan. 31, which says that the Secretaries of State are to present no warrants or privy seals for pensions of grace and free gifts or other beneficial grants until a petition has been first signed by the petitioner in which he shall set forth the value of the thing sued for, which petition shall be transmitted to the Commissioners of the Treasury for them to report in writing to His Majesty their knowledge or opinion of the matter, or if need be to inform His Majesty of the state of his treasure or revenue with other circumstances of the profit or disadvantage in the matter, before His Majesty be engaged by his signature to consent to any such favour to the party petitioning: and that all letters orders, warrants, &c., into Ireland. for disposing any of His Majesty's treasure or revenue in that kingdom not comprised in the civil and military list there established may be first communicated to the Commissioners of the Treasury in England, that His Majesty may receive their opinion in writing before he be engaged in his signature: and finding by the said warrant that His Majesty's hand was procured to it by you we have thought fit to return you here inclosed the said warrant, together with the bill drawn thereupon and the said docquet. Ibid, pp. 107–8.
Same to Lord Arlington concerning the mistake in the certificate by the Secretaries of State concerning the Countess of Chesterfield's allowance for extraordinary expenses in the Post Office. Ibid, p. 108.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to stay process against Hugh May, late Paymaster of the Works, he being on the perfecting of his accounts. Ibid, p. 112.
Same to Sir Thomas Morgan, Governor of Jersey, and to Col. Atkins, Governor of Guernsey. To prevent abuses in the Customs of exported coals let us know what proportion of coal is sufficient for Jersey and Guernsey for a year and from what port most convenient to be shipped. Out Letters Customs I. p. 167.
Same to Sir John Wolstenholme et al., late Customs Farmers, to pay in the 2,000l. not yet paid in on their late farm. Ibid.
Same to the present Customs Farmers to pay Thomas Warren, of London, merchant, late His Majesty's agent to the King of Morocco, the 1,500l. remaining unpaid of the 5,500l. warranted to him by the privy seal of Aug. 5 last. Ibid, p. 168.
June 23 Treasury warrant to Dr. Christopher Wren, Surveyor of the Works, and others the officers of the Works, for the rebuilding of the Custom House. Warrants Early XXXVII. pp. 230–2.
[?] Entry of demise by lease under the Exchequer Seal of lands in Cardiff. co. Glamorgan, to William Meredith, being part of the extended estate of Samuel Davis, tanner, outlaw. Ibid, p. 232.
June 25 Money warrant for 200l. to Francis Mansell for one year on his pension. Ibid, XVIII. p. 188.
Same for 600l. to Sir John Clobery for one year on his annuity. Ibid, pp. 189–92.
600l. to Sir Ralph Knight, same on same
50l. to Ann Slaughter, widow, half a year on her pension.
300l. to Lady Fanshawe for same on same.
200l. to Margaret Price for one year on her pension and in part of 650l. arrears thereon.
100l. to Clara Bolton for half a year on her annuity.
100l. to Robert Lesly, same on his pension.
150l. to Somerset Fox as same on same in part of 1,425l. arrears.
150l. to Honora Harding, same on same in part of 750l. arrears.
25l. to Isabel Houghton for a quarter on her annuity and in part of 575l. arrears.
50l. to Mrs. Frances Windebank, same on same and in part of 1,110l. arrears.
100l. to Elizabeth Bointon, widow, for half a year on her pension.
100l. to Isabell Bointon, the younger, for one year on her pension.
60l. to Mary Bointon as half a year on same.
250l. to Roland Laughorne, half a year on his pension in part of 1,775l. arrears.
250l. to Mary Blagge, same on same.
60l. to Mrs. Ann Golding, same on same in part of 330l. arrears.
300l. to Lady Cornwallis, same on same in part of 2,100l. arrears.
150l. to the Countess of Brentford on her pension of 500l. per an.
100l. to Lady Dorothy Byron for half a year on her pension in part of 550l. arrears.
100l. to Lodowyck Carlisle, same on same in part of 950l. arrears.
100l. to Jane Berckly, same on same.
320l. to Sir Herbert Price for half a year on his pension of 400l. and three years on his pension of 40l.
Same for 1,000l. to the Duke of Buckingham for horses Ibid, p. 194.
Same for 424l. 1s. 8¾d., the unpaid remain of a warrant for 524l. 1s. 8¾d., ordered to William Packer and Robert Packer, Ushers of the Exchequer, upon their liberates for half of the year 1667. Ibid, XXII. p. 6.
Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to allow to Sir John Talbott and Martin Sandys, Farmers of Excise of co. Worcester, the rent of their said farm, which they paid direct into the Exchequer, though one quarter thereof was a few days late. Ibid, XXIV. pp. 33–4.
June 25 The Treasury Lords to Sir William Temple to make an agreement with Edmond Custis, of Zealand, merchant, for fishing for the tin at Ostend. Warrants Early XXII. p. 67.
Treasury order for 324l. 14s. 2½d. for Philip Packer, Usher of the Exchequer. Order Book XXXVI. p. 71; XXXVII. p. 87.
Privy seal for 341l. 5s. 6d. to John Paull, Consul residing at Elsinore, for disbursements during the last three years amounting to 1,437 Rix dollars at 4s. 9d. the Rix dollar. Warrants Early XV. p. 312.
Royal warrant for 35l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Orlando Bridgeman for interest at 6 per cent. on 4,000l. lent by him on the credit of the Customs, whereof 2,000l. was received by George Wharton March 1 last and 2,000l. on April 1 last. Ibid, pp. 306–7.
Sir G. Downing to John Bland to attend my Lords on Monday about the business of Tangier. Out Letters General II. p. 71.
Same to Mr. Partridge to attend on Monday about the business of the Eighteen months' tax on the Isle of Ely. Ibid.
Same to Sir John Shaw. My Lords are very angry having written twice to you and the rest of the late Customs Farmers about paying 2,000l. into the Exchequer and having heard nothing from you. Ibid.
Same to Mrs Berkeley at the Master of the Rolls. I have directions to draw a warrant for you but I must see your privy seal and a certificate of what is due to you. Ibid, p. 72.
Same to Mr. Hartlib concerning Mr. Edisbury's letter about a process against Mr. Owen et al., securities for the Hearth money Farmers for co. Herts and Essex. Ibid.
Memorandum. All the letters of appointment for Monday afternoon were altered to Monday morning.
Same to Sir Edward Mancell, bart., Phillip Hobby, Tho. Evans, and Edw. Gamage, Justices of Peace of Glamorganshire. forwarding the petition of Edward Lloyd, late sub-collector of Hearth money in the Hundreds of Gower and Llangyvelach. co. Glamorgan, about differences between him and Capt. John Lloyd. Pray examine the matter of fact and report it to my Lords. Ibid, p. 73.
Three Treasury orders for, in all, 15,000l. for the Treasurers of the Navy. Order Book XXXVI. p. 41.
Treasury order for 6 313l. 13s. 11d. for the Earl of Sandwich in full satisfaction of all ordinaries and extraordinaries in his late embassy to Spain. Ibid.
Same for 275l. to the Masters in Chancery Ibid.
Same for 342l. 10s. 0d. to Edward Backwell for a present to the envoy from the Constable of Carlisle [sic for Castile]. Ibid.
Treasury allowance of the June 24 quarter's salary bill of the Excise office for London, Middlesex and Surrey (total 1,814l. 10s. 6d.). Warrants Early XXIV. p. 87.
Treasury warrant to the Grand Commissioners of Excise to allow interest at 6 per cent. to Sir James Smyth, Farmer of Excise of Devon, on his advance of a quarter's rent on his said farm. Ibid, p. 88.
June 25 Treasury order for 150l. to Lady Villers on her annuity of 600l. per an. out of the imposition of coinage. Order Book XXXVI. p. 139.
Same for 5,000l. to the Treasurers of the Navy Ibid, p. 124.
Treasury warrant to Auditor Sir Edmond Sawyer for a particular of the scite of the late manor or mansion house of Oatlands and of Oatland Park. co. Surrey, now in jointure to the Queen Mother, in order to a lease in reversion after the said Queen Mother's death to George Viscount Grandison and Edmond Villers, Esq., for 31 years. Warrants Early XXXVII. p. 232.
Same to the Receipt for His Majesty's moiety of the yearly rent of 56l. 10s. 0d. payable into the Receipt from the lands of Miles Temple, late of Dover, to be paid half yearly to Robert Spencer as royal bounty. Ibid.
Money warrant for 1,390l. to Col. Richard Norton, assignee of the owners of 60 acres of land taken in by the King at Portsmouth for the enlarging the fortifications of Portsmouth garrison: to be for purchase price and interest. Ibid, p. 234.
[?] Note of petition (crossed through) from Edward Progers, Groom of the Bedchamber, praying a grant of an arrear [see infra p. 240]. Ibid, p. 235.
June 25 The Treasury Lords to the Earl of Sandwich to pay 86l. 2s. 0d. to Henry Cooke, Master of the Children of the King's Chapel, for clothes and other necessaries provided for them by him. Ibid, XXXIII. p. 109.
Same to Sir R. Long to pay the 600l. per an. to Sir Bernard Gascoigne out of the farm of the French shipping duty, and the 1,000l. a year to Sir James Bunce out of same. proportionately, and not one more than the other. Ibid, pp. 109–10
June 26 Treasury order for 200l. to John Jervis for the President and Council in the Marches of Wales. Order Book XXXVI. p. 72.
Same for 4,231l. 6s. 8d. to Edward Backwell in repayment of loan. The like of May 28 and May 19 for 5,000l. each to same for same. Ibid, XXXVII. p. 322.
June 28 The Treasury Lords to Sir William Spring, Sir Jeremy Brerwell, and Mr. Claxton. Thanks for your care in getting in the assessments in your division. Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 110.
Treasury order for 492l. 11s. 10d. to Philip Packer, Usher [of the Receipt] upon his liberates. Order Book XXXVI. p. 71; XXXVII. p. 87.
Money warrant for 2,668l. 11s. 10d. to Sir J. Robinson for Tower. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 195.
Treasury orders for 2,000l., 2,000l., and 1,678l. to Samuel Pepys for Tangier. Order Book XXXVI. p. 43.
Letter of demand from the Commissioners of Accounts, dated from Brooke House, for 1,000l. to be paid to their servant, Edward Arden, for their expenses. Warrants Early XXXIII. p. 115.
Sir G. Downing to Alderman Backwell for a certificate of how much of the tin which was lost at Ostend is yet remaining [unrecovered in the sea]. Out Letters General II. p. 72.
June 28 Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Edward Progers for payment of the 4,000l. disbursed by him in building a lodge in the Middle Park at Hampton Court: said payment to come out of the arrears due from Thomas Rogers, late Receiver of Hearth money for co. Surrey. Warrants Early XXI. pp. 12–3.
June 29 Treasury order for 2l. 10s. 0d. to William Packer, Porter at the Exchequer. Order Book XXXVI. p. 65.
Same for 350l. to Peter du Moulin for the Council of Trade Ibid, p. 41.
June 30 Money warrant for 50l. to Katherine Gunter, widow of Col. George Gunter, for one quarter on her pension. Warrants Early XVIII. p. 196.
Royal warrant for interest to Peter Lely on a sum of 500l. by him lent into the Receipt by tally dated 1667–8, Feb. 14, he not having yet received interest thereon by reason that the general privy seal of 1668, April 30, for payment of interest to such lenders bears a later date than the said tally. Ibid, XV. p. 313.
Money warrant for 10l. to Edward Teare as royal bounty Ibid, XVIII. p. 196
[Same] for 15l. 3s. 4d. to Richard Gregory for his allowance as Messenger of the Chamber attending the Treasury for June 24 quarter last. Ibid, p 197.
Same for 12l. 3s. 4d. to William Bedborough, stable keeper at Hampton Court for one year's fee. Ibid.
Same for 91l. 5l. 0d. to Thomas Duppa, one of His Majesty's Gentlemen Ushers in ordinary on his fee of 5s. a day. Ibid, pp. 197–8.
Same for 10l. to Eliz. Pinckney as royal bounty Ibid, p. 200.
Sir G. Downing to Auditor Beale concerning the 12 per cent. charged on Mr. Duppa. Out Letters General II. p. 73.
Same to Mr. Lawrence to return the copy of the articles of agreement with Alderman Backwell about recovering the tin at Ostend. Ibid, p. 74.
Same to Sir R. Long, Sir C. Harbord, the Warden, &c., and other officers of the Mint to attend on Friday concerning the indenture of the Mint. Ibid.
Treasury order for 2,000l. to Sir Ste. Fox for Secret Service Order Book XXXVI. p. 43.
Same for 700l. to John Peter in repayment of loan Ibid, p. 44.
Same for 750l. for the Duke of York's children Ibid, p. 75.
Treasury warrant to Sir W. Doily and Mr. Payne, deputy to Viscount Fanshaw, the King's Remembrancer, to deliver up the bonds of John Shallcrosse, late Receiver of the Royal Aid for co. Derby. Warrants Early XXXIV. p. 176.
June — Same to the Attorney General to prepare conveyances of certain lands taken in for enlarging St. James's Park, viz. a close containing three acres, belonging to Thomas Lee, at the price of 180l., and Richard Smith's remaining interest in a close containing 4½ acres. Ibid, XXXVII. pp. 238–9.
Money warrant for 8,000l., in part of 8,500l., to Sir Ste. Fox, as by the privy seal of May 21 last: and warrant for vacating the privy seal of 1661, Oct. 31, for 2,027l. 19s. 10d. to Henry Viscount Mansfield, Master of the Robes, for discharge of debts due to Claude Sourceau and John Allen, the King's tailors, whereon no payment has been made. Ibid, XVIII. p. 184.