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Entry Book: September 1675

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 4, 1672-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1909.

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September 1675

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Sept. 1 Treasurer Dasby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver unopened to the Earl of Cardigan a trunk and leather portmanteau lately brought from France. Ibid, p. 14.
Sept. 3 Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet, dated 1675, Sept., of a warrant to the Exchequer for installing the First Fruits of Dr. James Fleetwood, bishop of Worcester, being 944l. 17s. 7d. (the Tenths deducted), to be paid in four years by equal payments on the bishop's own security. British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 216.
[?] Same of same of a pardon to Phinehas de Jeuda for killing Isaac Rison. Ibid.
Sept. 4 Money warrant for 14,300l. to Samuel Pepys for Tangier for the quarter ended June 30 last : to be by tallies on the Hearthmoney revenue due Mar. 15 next. Money Book (General), p. 200.
Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a great seal for a grant to Henry Killegrew of the estate, real and personal, estreated to the Crown by the death of Hugh Willoughby, alias Hugh Revell, of London. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated? Sept. 18, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV p. 436 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 220.
Sept. 6 Charles Bertie to the Customs Cashier to pay 10,000l. into the Exchequer this morning. Money Book (General), p. 199.
Same to the Customs Commissioners, transmitting for their observance an order of Council concerning passes. Out Letters (Customs) III p. 16.
Sept. 7 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to the Duchess of Cleveland four pairs of small brass candlesticks, gilt, lately brought from France. Ibid, p. 17.
Same from same to same to deliver six picture frames lately brought from Leghorn for Samuel Moyer, junr., by his servant, for his private use. Ibid.
Treasurer Danby's subscription of docquets, dated 1675, Sept., of grants to the Earl of Euston of the dignity of the Duke of Grafton ; and to the Earl of Southampton of the dignity of Baron of Newbury, Earl of Chichcster, and Duke of Southampton. British Museum Additional MS 28,075, p. 217.
Sept. 8 Instructions from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners in reply to their representation of the 6th inst. You are to order your solicitor to defend, at the King's charges, the constable of Yarmouth in those actions which have been brought against him for the seizure of Capt. Huntington's goods. You may change the stations of the two smacks at Gravesend and Queenborough, appointing the smack under Henry Nash to be at Gravesend with 220l. per an. and the smack under Richard Solomon to be at Queenborough with a reduced allowance of 216l. per an. ; as you think this is for His Majesty's service. You are to order 20l. as incidents for repairing the King's quay at Boston, being the sum rated by the Commissioners of Sewers for the repair of said quay. On any Customs officers entering into new and better securities you are to deliver up their old bonds. You may pay what reward you think fit (not exceeding 20l. to any one) to some of the tidesmen lately dismissed who were useful in the discovery of the abuses practised by the rest. Consider of a way how to regulate the abuses on the borders of England and advise with Counsel whether by law a middle place between Carlisle and Berwick may not be appointed for the receiving of Custom inwards and outwards, and if so what place is fittest. Out Letters (Customs) III. pp. 18-19.
Warrant from same to same to employ the following as tidewaiters in fee London port :Thomas Sheeres, loco John Battiscomb, dismissed ; William Tern loco Robert Pruine. dismissed ; John Allison loco Ben. Jacklyn, dismissed ; William Herbert loco Anthony Watts, dismissed ; Francis Ellerby loco Ralph Child, dismissed : Paul Badcock loco Tho. Dudley, dismissed ; Tho. Fitz loco Theophilus Francklyn, dismissed ; Ben. Kirkeby loco William Davies, dismissed ; Phillip Jones loco Ro. Deane, dismissed ; Ralph Sparkes loco Edward Chitham, dismissed ; Geo. Higham loco Jona Gawthorne, dismissed ; Alex. Corner loco Tho. Moore, dismissed ; Thorne loco Cyprian Isham, dismissed ; Richard Parry loco John Gaspy, dismissed ; Isaac Owen loco Abel Briscoe, dismissed ; Miller loco William Gwyn. dismissed ; Phillip Hawthorne loco Stephen Porter, dismissed. Ibid, p. 20.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Thomas, Lord Windsor of the house, messuage or tenement, with the appurtenances now lately erected, with all the rooms now there in his possession, situate in St. James's Park, abutting on the garden belonging to the lodgings in the possession of Christian Harrell, apothecary, on the East, on a grove of trees in the said park on the West, on the lodgings in the possession of Lord Duras on the North and on the lodgings in the occupation of said Harrell on the South, being 52 feet in depth North to South ; to hold for the lives of said Lord Windsor and his two sons, Otho Windsor and Thomas Windsor. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated Nov. 5, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. p. 457 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075. p. 239.
Col. Vernon desires that before any grant pass to any person of Castle Hay Park, Hanbury Park, Agarsly [? Hagley] Park, or the honor and manor of Tutbury, his petitioners may be examined and notice given him. Caveat Book, p. 14.
Sept. 9 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to [Edmond] Long, Esq., head searcher of Customs, London port, to deliver a seizure of 26 doz. of skins to Peter Barr and Arnold Sartillon, merchants, they being such parts of an export shipment of 250 doz. of calf skins as happened (contrary to law) to weigh more than 4lbs. per skin : the said skins in the whole one with another not exceeding 36lbs. per dozen skins as limited by the statute. Out Letters (Customs) III pp. 17-18.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to employ William Linstead as Collector of Lynn port loco Benj. Colstead. dismissed. Ibid, p. 20.
Same from same to same to increase the salary of the two watermen attending Mr. Elton. Surveyor of the Navigation Act, to 30l. per an. each, in respect of their extraordinary pains in looking after the coal ships discharging in London port. Ibid, p. 21.
Same from same to same. You are empowered by patent to compound seizures not exceeding 40s. in value. Several small sums have been received and from time to time may be received in the outports by way of such composition. The respective Collectors of the outports are to receive such moneys and pay them to the Receiver General and Cashier of the Customs in London, keeping a distinct account thereof : and transmitting duplicates thereof to the Comptroller General of Customs. Ibid, pp. 21-2.
Same from same to same to discharge the seizure of the ship "Nicholas," of Rotterdam, Claus Sches master, lately arrived in London, being bound thence to another port but seized for having on board three hundred and a half of deals : the same being in reality only intended for the use of the said ship to make floorings, &c., and having never been exposed for sale. Ibid, p. 22.
Same from same to same to employ Mathew Rowit as Collector of Truro loco Benson, provided he quit the patent officer's deputation. Ibid, p. 24.
Same from same to the Customs Cashier to pay 166l. 13s. 4d. to Charles Osborne, Esq., for Lady Day quarter last on his fee as Surveyor General of the Customs. Ibid, p. 23.
Money warrant for 300l. to Charles de Vantlett for one year on his annuity as by his patent of 1663, April 11. Money Book (General), p. 201.
Sept. 10 Charles Bertie to the Customs Commissioners to employ Mr. John Golding and Bulteil as tidesmen extraordinary and to continue Lawrence Johnson in that employment till further order. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 23.
Money warrant for 1,500l. to John, Lord Berkcley for equipage as Ambassador Extraordinary to France, and further for a quarter's advance on his ordinary of 100l. a week, as by the privy seal of Aug. 9 last. Money Book (General), p. 202.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Lord Gerard and his mother and Mr. Digby certain goods now in London port lately imported from France in the "Anne" yacht. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 26.
Caveat that no grant or release pass of the debt due to the King from Mr. Polstead, late Collector of Lynn, or that of Scrase, his secretary, till notice be given to Mr. Barnard. Caveat Book, p. 15.
Dr. Troutbeck desires that no grant may pass to Sir Robert Thomas of the debt from Robert Mellish or the late Bishop of Lincoln upon the Tenths of the clergy till satisfaction be given said Troutbeck or he be heard therein. Ibid.
The Earl Marshal of England desires to have notice if any application be made for renewing the grant of the Princess Meads in Lambeth or for the purchasing of the present rent thereupon reserved to the Crown. Ibid.
Sept. 11 Money warrant for 40l. to Thomas Hughs, Edmond Cooper and Thomas Hardy, under attendants in the House of Commons, as royal bounty for their attendance there in the time of the sitting of the Parliament. Money Book (General), p. 202.
Sept. 13 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver at her lodgings at Lincoln's Inn Fields the several belongings of Lady Lockhart, relict of Sir William Lockhart, as in a schedule [wanting], lately brought from France on the hoy "Elizabeth," of London, John Hacker master, and on the King's yacht "Marlin," Jacob Baker commander. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 24.
Royal sign manual to Sir Phillip Lloyd, Receiver of the rents late in jointure to the late Queen Mother, to pay 100l. to Elizabeth Marbury as royal bounty in consideration of faithful services by her performed to the said late Queen. King's Warrant Book IV. p. 438.
Sir Henry Capell desires that no grant may pass of the stewardship of Fordington and other manors, co. Dorset, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall. Caveat Book, p. 15.
Sept. 14 Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of David Van Weegan for the delivery of some tea seized at the Custom House. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 24.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 12,000l. (brought into the Exchequer to-day by the Customs Cashier) to the Treasurer of the Navy. Money Book (General) p. 202.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customer, Collector and Comptroller of London port to swear John Evance into the office of an undersearcher London port, loco John Seymour, surrendered. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 26.
Sept. 15 Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a great seal for a grant to John Ashburnham and his heirs for ever of the reversion of the three parks late parcel of the Honor of Ampthill and called the Great Park, Brogborough Park and Beckerings Park, co. Beds, together with the several yearly rents reserved upon the several grants thereof as below ; same having been granted 13 April, 22 Car. I., to Lettice. Viscountess Falkland (to whom Charles I. was indebted 2,000l.), Sir Edward Nicholas, kt. (to whom he was similarly indebted 2,000l.) and John Ashburnham, late one of the Grooms of the Bedchamber to Charles II. (to whom Charles I. was indebted 8,912l. 2s. 9d.) to be as security to them for said debts, but with a proviso for same to be void on payment of said sums on the 10th of April, 1648. By a sign manual of 1646, April 14, Charles I. declared that although said debt of 8,912l. 2s. 9d. was expressed to be part of the consideration of said grant yet the said parks should go wholly and absolutely to said Ashburnham (charged only with the said sums to said Lady Falkland and Sir Ed. Nicholas) as a reward of his services done and not in satisfaction of said debt and that he would convey same to said Ashburnham, or, if prevented therein, by the said writing he gave it in charge to the present King to make such absolute grant. Said Ashburnham afterwards paid to said Lady Falkland and Sir Ed. Nicholas their said debts and they thereupon conveyed their interest in said parks to him. By a great seal of 1661. July 15, said parks were granted to Ashburnham for 40 years at the yearly rents of 40l., 40l. and 20l. respectively, and by the patent of 1666. July 21, a further grant of 40 years herein was made to him. At the request of John Ashburnham, grandson and heir of said John Ashburnham, his interest herein is hereby made absolute as above. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated Sept. 24, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 436-7 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 231.
Same for a privy seal for 1,482l. 7s. 7d. to Ralph Montagu upon account towards satisfaction of the expenses of [the funeral of the] late Earl of Sandwich. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated Oct. 2. of docquet hereof.) (See infra under date Mar. 22, 1675-6.) Ibid, p. 438 Ibid, p. 230.
Royal sign manual for 100l. to William Wandesford as royal bounty. (Money warrant hereon, dated Sept. 16.) King's Warrant Book IV. p. 438 ; Money Book (General), p. 204.
Same for 100l. to John (Joseph) Preist, without account, as reward for service performed at the late ballet at Whitehall. (Money warrant hereon, dated Sept. 16.) Ibid, p. 439 ; Ibid, p. 203.
Same for 199l. 3s. 11d. to Edward Progers for so much disbursed by him for putting His Majesty's lodge and outhouses at Hampton Court in repair, for meat for the deer, mending the posts, rails and pales for three years last past, and for the underkeeper, &c. (Money warrant hereon, dated Sept. 16.) Ibid. ; Ibid.
Royal warrant for a privy seal to discharge William Adderley (Collector of the profits of the Office of Sixpenny Writs) of 200l., part of his said receipt by him paid to the sealer, chafewax and other officers of the Chancery. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated? Oct. 2, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. p. 439 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 234.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General. By order of the Commissioners for the affairs of Tangier John, Lord Belasyse, late Governor of Tangier, passed his accounts thereof for 1664-5. Feb. 4, to 1667. April 2. His charge amounted to 55,395l. 16s. 3d. and his disbursements to 51,627l. 2s. 11d. and remains 3,768l. 13s. 4d., towards which 1,571l. 17s. 3d. is due to him for interest, and 1,098l. 13s. 0d. has been paid by him, thus leaving 1,098l. 13s. 0d. You are to prepare a great seal declaring the King's approbation of the items of allowance. &c., as in said account as above and a full pardon and releaseof and for all the said charge amounting to 54,297l. 3s. 3d., and of all liability for said remain of 1,098l. 13s. 0d. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated Oct. 2, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 439-41 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 233.
Report to the King on the petition of Lawrence Hyde, as by the order of reference of the 3rd inst. By patent under the great seal of Ireland your Majesty granted to Edward, Earl of Clarendon the half year's rent of the Adventurers and soldiers payable out of the four counties of East Meath, West Meath. Kilkenny and Wexford. By a certificate of the Earl of Anglesey, then Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, dated 1669, Aug. 5, it appears that 15,080l. 19s. 7d. has been paid into the Exchequer of Ireland out of said counties, and of this sum the Earl of Clarendon received only 6,192l. The balance was first employed towards the payment of the army in Ireland, and being once repaid was afterwards employed to supply the necessity of several suffering persons unto whom your Majesty had granted warrants for various sums upon the half year's rent in general throughout that kingdom. Said balance was therefore never paid to said Earl. Petitioner has a just claim to it. Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 172.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to John Ramsey, serjeant at arms, to arrest William Williams, merchant in Bodinnock, who (together with one Lewis, the master of Williams's ship, and others unknown) on May 28 last violently beat and assaulted John Holmes, an officer of the Excise there, falling on him in said Williams's house and afterwards pursued him into the street and knocked him down several times, threatening to kill him, using him so barbarously that he was left as dead and continued for some time senseless without life to be perceived in him by those that carried him off from the place, all this while detaining the constable in the said house to prevent him from keeping the peace. Ibid, p. 173.
Money warrant for 100l. to Dorothy Hubblethorne, relict of Lt.-Col. John Hubblethorne, for one year to 1674, June 24, on her pension. Money Book (General), p. 203.
Same for 819l. to Sir John Paul for nine months ordinary, 3 Sept last, [sic] to June following as Resident in the Court of Denmark. Ibid, p. 204.
Same for 350l. to Isaac Le Gouch for a jewel of that value to be given to the Envoy of the Duke of Savoy as a present from the King : as by the certificate of 4 Aug. last by Sir George Carteret, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household. Ibid.
Entry of docquet of a demise to Arthur Spry for 99 years determinable on the lives of George Spry, Arthur Spry, junr., and William Spry, sons of said Arthur Spry, of all toll tin growing due within the manors of Helston in Kerrier, Tewington, Carnedon Prior, Treverbyn Courtney, Stoke, Calstock, Rillaton, Liskeard, and half the manor of Tywarnhaile, parcel of the Duchy of Cornwall, and of all tin found or to be found within the several lands of the said respective manors, with full power to search for and work the same according to the custom of the Stannaries : to be in consideration of a fine of 133l. 6s. 8d. and of the surrender of a lease of 4 Aug., 23 Car. II., to said Spry of said toll tin for 21 years. Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 189.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to employ Daniell Rhodes as Collector of Boston port, loco John Butler. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 25.
Same from same to the Customs Cashier. The sum of 37,100l. is to be paid to the East India Company out of the Customs of East India goods imported by them after March 16 last as by the privy seal of July 27 last [supra p. 798]. You are hereby to allow them a discount of six and six months' interest hereon according to their charter. Ibid.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to John Gurney, grocer, eight pieces of gilt leather, now in London port, imported from Ostend for his private use. Ibid, p. 26.
Sept. 16 Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet, dated 1675, Aug., of a pardon to John Underdowne of all felonies for transportation of wool before 1675, Aug. 10. British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 218.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 3,000l. upon any late orders drawn for the Wardrobe. Money Book (General), p. 205.
Same to same to pay 500l. to Mr. [Lawrence] Hyde for five weeks' allowance for the Robes. Ibid.
Same to same to pay forthwith the following sums, viz. : 200l. to the King's chapel music ; 51l. 11s. 8d. to Mr. Mariot ; 125l. to Mr. Corbin ; 100l. to the Doorkeepers of the House of Lords ; 420l. to Visct. Grandison ; 100l. to Sir John Mainey ; 50l. to the poor of Westminster ; 210l. to Capt. Cooke. Ibid.
Sept. 17 Royal warrant (struck through, see infra under date 1675. Nov. 11) for a great seal for a grant of the office of Surveyor General of Customs in the kingdom of Ireland [sic erratum for England], Wales and Berwick on Tweed to James Clayton and Edward Rumbold. gent., in reversion after George Nicholas, Esq., and Sir Orlando Bridgman. King's Warrant Book IV. p. 441.
Money warrant for 244l. to Richard Bulstrode for 244 days' ordinary (Jan. 14 last to the 19th inst.) as His Majesty's Agent at Brussels and 168l. 12s. 0d. for his extraordinaries in that service, 1674, July 24, and 1675, July 24, according to a bill of particulars thereof [wanting]. Money Book (General), p. 206.
Charles Bertie to Mr. Kent [Treasurer of Excise] to pay Mr. Thomas K[ing] 100l., which Treasurer Danby will take care shall be allowed to you [in your Excise accounts]. Ibid.
Sept. 18 Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet, dated 1675 Aug., of a grant during life to Sir William Ducy of the dignity of Baron [of] Cloney and Visct Downe. British Museum Additional MS. 28,076. p. 219.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to St. James's Palace, and unopened, a little trunk, covered with a white coarse cloth, and a portmantle containing some presents of sweet gloves and other rarities of Italy sent to the Duchess of York from Modena and brought in the "Charles" yacht from Dieppe. Out Letters (Customs) III pp. 26-7.
Same from same to same to deliver at Mr. Chiffinch's lodgings, at Whitehall, a long, narrow case of about 12 pictures, a small square case containing two small pieces of painting, some small pictures rolled up, some drawings on paper and prints and a figure of a man in wood, the joints turning ; being all for the King's use and lately imported from France in the "Little Charles." Ibid, p. 27.
Same from same to Bartholomew Marsh, deputy to William Walsh, searcher of Sandwich port, to deliver to Don Pedro de Ronquillos, Envoy Extraordinary from Spain, at his house in Wild Street, certain goods lately brought from Flanders for his own use and seized at Deal. Ibid.
Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a great seal for a grant to Sir Walter St. John, of Lydiard Tregoz, co. Wilts, bart. ; Sir Ralph Verney, of Middle Claydon, co. Bucks, bart. ; Sir Richard How, of Wishford, co. Wilts, bart. ; John Cary, of Woodstock, co. Oxford, and their heirs of the office or place of Ranger of Woodstock Park in reversion after the Earl of Rochester's estate therein : for and during the life of Henry, Earl of Lichfield and Charlotte his wife : together with the office of Steward and Lieutenant of the manor of Woodstock, Keeper of the Great Park, Ranger of the Forest, Lord Warden of the bailiwick of the Forest and other offices thereto belonging, granted to John, Lord Lovelace, and also of the custody of the farm of the manor of Woodstock, Handborough Stonesfield and Combe and of the Hundred of Wotton and also the several coppice woods in the forest of Which wood, fines, profits of court, &c., therewith granted to said Lord Lovelace, to hold after the death of said Lord Lovelace to and for and during the lives of said Earl and Countess of Lichfield. King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 442-3.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 2,000l. to Mr. Le Gouch out of the money which will be brought into the Exchequer by the Hearthmoney Farmers upon their rent payable this month. Money Book (General), p. 206.
Sept. 21 Richard Hughs, being entitled by patent of 7 Dec., 24 Car. II., to the first vacancy of a King's waiter's place London port, desires (if any application be made by Mr. Feild or any other) that no posterior grant prejudicial to him may pass and that notice may be given to Mr. Jones, an attorney in Lion's Inn. Caveat Book, p. 15.
Sept. 22 Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a great seal for the grant of 400l. per an. to William Bridgman for seven years from Michaelmas next for his attendance under the Principal Secretaries of State. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated Oct. 2. of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. p. 444 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 232.
Sept. [? 22] Treasurer Danby's subscription of a docquet, dated 1675, Sept., of an erection of an office for the making, repairing and storing of all His Majesty's gunpowder and refining of all his saltpetre within the survey of the Office of Ordnance : with the fee or salary of 6d. a day thereto : and of a grant of said office to William Buckler and Thomas Buckler, his son. British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 220.
Sept. 22 Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Brewer, master of the "Charles," of London, belonging to Thomas Kirby, shewing that said ship being laden with deals, brimstone, and salt beef to go to Nantes in France with orders to touch at England for a sea brief was seized by the searchers at Gravesend. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 28.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to same to employ Edmond Tassell as Surveyor of Lynn loco William Lynstead, removed. Ibid.
Same from same to the King's Remembrancer to stay process of extent against Christopher Banastre, Esq., late Receiver of the subsidy, co. Lanes., for not accounting for same, he alleging that no part of the said moneys remains in his hands. Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 174.
Same from same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Major Thomas Babington of divers messuages cottages and tenements and divers rents reserved upon several messuages, tenements and cottages, amounting to 24l. 7s. 11d. per an. in co. Chester, and heretofore demised to Gabriel Marsh, 16 Nov., 22 James I., and afterwards demised 11 Aug., 21 Car. II., to said Major Thomas Babington for sixteen years : the present grant to be for 99 years absolute at the rent of 10s. per an. in consideration of the said Babington's faithful services towards the Restoration, and for his better encouragement, to prosecute and recover such parts of the premises as are wrongfully detained from the King.
Prefixing :Particular and ratal of the premises.
Ibid, pp. 175. 176-7.
[?] Docquet of a demise by in custodian lease under the Exchequer seal to William Green of several messuages and lands in Ocomby [Hacconby] and elsewhere, co. Lincoln, parcel of the lands of Thomas Marshall, outlawed for debt at the suit of said Green. Ibid, p. 177.
[?] Same of same by same to John Anderson of divers messuages, lands and tenements in co. Lanes., parcel of the lands of Edward Tildesley, Esq., outlawed for debt at the suit of said Anderson. Ibid.
[?] Same of a lease to Edward Law of divers messuages and tenements in co. Suffolk and Kent, parcel of the lands of Nicholas Coates, seized for debt. Ibid.
Sept. 22 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Edward Lowe. gent. (one of the organists of the Chapel Royal), of the messuage, burgage or tenement in New Woodstock, co. Oxford, containing a dwelling house with a backside and garden thereto heretofore called Hamonds House, being in the High St. or Parkegate St., the forepart theref being Southward upon the High Street or Parkegate Street, late in the tenure of Margery Jenkins alias Morgan, with all houses, buildings, barns, &c., &c., thereto belonging, all which escheated to the King as parcel of his manor of Woodstock by the death about March, 1672, without heirs, of Mary late wife of Edward Belson, of Hampton Gay, gent., deceased, by whom said premises were purchased for 60l. from one Edmund Hiorne of said borough, gent. : and also to grant him all arrears of rent thereof from the death of Mary Belson : to hold for 99 years at the rent of 3s. per an. : to be in consideration of said Lowe's services to the late King at Oxford without any salary and for his charges in prosecuting the King's title to the premises ; said Lowe having also married a former daughter of said Edward Belson.
Prefixing :Particular and ratal of the premises.
Ibid, pp. 178-81.
Rules and instructions to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland touching issues or grants of moneys out of the establishment of Ireland, &c. (as calendared S.P. Dom., Car. II., 1675-6, pp. 306-7). King's Warrant Book V. p. 4.
Privy seal for the Customs Cashier to pay 300l. to the Duke of Albemarle for what is grown due to Lady Day last on the privy seal of 1673, April 26 (for 300l. per an. to him for the purchase of Moat Park, now laid into Windsor Great Park, to continue till such time as said Duke be of age or can otherwise give a good title to the Crown ; same to be payable by Simon Smith, Receiver of Hearthmoney, co. Southampton), said 300l. being no longer possible to be paid by said Smith in regard the Hearthmoney is let to farm. Together with dormant warrant for same in future. (Royal warrant, dated Aug. 1, for said privy seal. Treasurer Danby's subscription, dated Sept. 16, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 434-5 ; British Museum Additional MS 28,075, p. 219.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay Secretary Williamson 400l. in further part of his 2,000l. for intelligence. Money Book (General), p. 207.
Same to same to pay the Earl of Inchiquin 1,000l. in part of his 1,865l. ; 100l. to Capt. Mancell ; 50l. to Mris. Betts ; 50l. to Mr. Glascock ; and 147l. 13s. 7d. to the [King's] Drummers. Ibid.
Feb. 22 [sic erratum for Sept. 22] Money warrant for 250l. to Sir Algernoon May for half a year of his fee as Keeper of the Records of the Tower. Ibid.
Sept. 22 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to Anthony Parsons. Auditor for co. Gloucester, to allow in account to Dame Susanna Fettiplace 515l. 12s. 1d. and interest for the same on her signing a release to the King of the several sums in super amounting to 150l. 16s. 11d. upon the account of Lawrence Bathurst : all as by the privy seal of July 20 last [supra pp. 786-7]. Ibid.
Money warrant for 300l. to Mr. Andrew Lawrence for repair of the King's ways, gates, &c. Ibid, p. 208.
Same for 50l. to Richard Le Bas for half a year of his fee as Marshal of the Ceremonies as by his patent of 1673-4. Mar. 21. Ibid.
Same for 500l. to Lady Fisher for half a year on her pension. Ibid.
Treasurer Danby's warrant for payment of 500l. to Sir William Bowles in further part of an order, dated 1669, July 7, for 5,263l. 6s. 8d. for the office of the Tents, the original order (on which only 1,000l. has been paid) having been lost. Ibid.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to Mr. Mounteney to pay 50l. for last June 24 quarter of Mr. Ellis Lloyd and John Morgan's pension. Ibid.
Same from same to the Customs Commissioners to pay 133l. to Giles Dunster for his survey of the Western ports at 20s. a day from April 7 last to Aug. 17 following. Ibid.
Money warrant for 12l. 3s. 4d. to William Bedborough for one year on his fee as Stable Keeper at Hampton Court. Ibid, p. 209.
Same, dormant, for 60l. per an. to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster to be by them equally divided among the preaching ministers of the Savoy. Ibid.
Sept. 23 Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Peter Kerwan, Irish merchant, praying remission of [the King's] moiety of some linen cloth and other small things seized at Gravesend for non-payment of Custom. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 29.
Treasurer Danby to the Navy Commissioners. I have considered your letter of Aug. 5 last and have acquainted the Admiralty Lords with the proposal about altering your lists of payments in course. You will receive orders from them about it. I have directed payment of the 100,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy as I designed by 5,000l. a fortnight out of the Customs over and above the 2,000l. a week and am content that, according to your desire, you assign the first 10,000l. thereof for imprests and reserve 5,000l. for payment of Sir Thomas Clutterbuck before Xmas next according to the terms of his contract and assign the remainder of the complete payment of your second list of bills to midsummer last and no further and for stores only since that time which are and shall be bought and served into the King's stores. Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 175.
Money warrant for 3,169l. 7s. 5d. to Lord Arlington, His Majesty's Post Master General, being a moiety of 6,338l. 14s. 11d. for letters, packets and despatches carried free from 1673, Dec. 31, to 1674. July 1. Money Book (General), p. 210.
Sept. 24 Charles Bertie to the Customs Commissioners to consider of a way to accommodate the matter in dispute between the Isle of Wight and the patent officers of Southampton port. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 28
Same to same transmitting Sir Robert Southwell's letter for their report thereon. Ibid.
Sept. 25 Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay 2,000l. to Major Watson in part of his order of May 17 last for 8,000l.
And 500l. to Sir Thomas Armstrong in part of his order of May 31 last for 2,000l.
Money Book (General), p. 210.
Treasurer Danby to Sir George Downing, one of the Tellers of the Exchequer. I have lately ordered tallies for 14,300l. to be struck on the Hearthmoney farm rent due in March next in favour of Samuel Pepys, for Tangier, for the quarter ended June 30 last. Mr. Pepys desires an advance of 5,400l. thereon for present supply. The Hearthmoney Farmers will pay in that sum on their half year's rent due the 9th inst. As this sum is under your charge you are to issue same to said Pepys, taking said tallies to that value as deposit "until you shall have a regular discharge for the said sum, which I shall take care of." Out Letters (Customs) IV. p. 33 ; Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 181 ; Money Book (General), p. 209.
Money warrant for 250l. to the Earl of Dover for half a year to Sept. 29 last on the 500l. per an. as by the privy seal of 1672, July 22 (supra, vol. iii., p. 1287) and dormant warrant for said 500l. per an. in future (the 600l. per an. to him for three years as by said privy seal having run out at Lady Day last). Money Book (General), p. 229.
Sept. 27 Entry of reference to the Customs Commissioners of Mr. Ogilby's petition to the King concerning 'his case in relation to his "Brittania." Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 29.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Cashier to pay the Duke of Monmouth 60l. for 1 year's creation money as Duke. Money Book (General), p. 213.
Money warrant for 30l. to same for same as Earl of Doncaster Ibid.
Sept. 28 Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a great seal for a fresh grant on surrender and for 99 years to Col. Anthony Gilby of the island or parcel of sandy ground called the (Great Sand or Sink or) Sunk, in the Humber, consisting of about 3,500 acres of drowned land, with all wastes, trees, mines, &c., there, and all royalties, franchises, fishings, fowlings, &c., whatsoever, at the rent of 5l. per an. ; his former lease thereof granting him same at same rent commencable from the first embankment of 100 acres thereof, which, in the opinion of the Surveyor General of Crown Lands, will be very difficult and of great charge to embank and improve. (Treasurer Danby's subscription, undated, of docquet hereof.) King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 448-9 ; British Museum Additional MS. 28,075, p. 236.
Same to Treasurer Danby to give warrant for the cutting of so much timber in New Forest as is necessary for the repair of New Park Lodge in said forest and the outhouses and two bridges in New Park in said forest. (Treasurer Danby's warrant hereon, dated Oct. 14, to Sir John Norton, for the felling of 30 tons of timber.) King's Warrant Book IV. p. 449 ; Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. pp. 190-1.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant, for 31 years, to William, Lord Maynard, of all forest called New Forest in Arkengarth Dale, reputed within the manor or lordship of Middleham and Richmond, co. Yorks, with all rights, &c., thereof, and all lands, commons, waste, &c., thereof, mines, quarries, royalties, franchises, &c., and the reversion, reversion's rent, and services of all the premises and with power to disafforest (which premises are reputed by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands to belong to the Crown by virtue of a clause of exception of all forests and chases in a grant of the manors of Middleham and Richmond to John Highlord and others, trustees for the city of London). King's Warrant Book IV. p. 454.
Mr. Henry Aldrich, on behalf of John, Lord Berkeley, desires that no grant may pass of the manor of Methwold and warren belonging to it without notice to them.
Mr. Nath. Castleton desires that nothing may be done in the Countess Dowager of Northumberland's petition (referred from the Privy Council to the Lord Treasurer) without notice to Mr. Pierpoint and Mr. Gee.
Caveat Book, p. 16.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to permit John, Lord Berkeley. Ambassador Extraordinary to France, to export, customs free, certain goods and such other goods as he shall afterwards think necessary for his intended ambassy. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 29.
Entry of the reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petion of the Brotherhood of Goldbeaters in London and Westminster praying for all leaf gold and silver to be seized that shall be imported contrary to the Act I Ric. III. Ibid.
Privy seal for 210l. per an. to Henry, Marquess of Worcester, Constable of Dean Forest, for the officers thereof, to be distributed ut supra p. 802, all for the better preservation of the timber in Dean Forest, there having been enclosed about 10,000 acres since the Act of 20 Car. II., but for want of proper view and care thereof same were like to be of no effect, no particular part of said forest being under any one man's distinct charge as in other of the King's forests, [where] they are by walks or districts, wherefore Treasurer Danby has caused said forest to be divided into six walks or districts and has built six lodges therein, with 30 acres to each, and six keepers. King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 483-5.
Treasurer Danby's dormant warrant to the Cashier of the Customs from time to time to pay to Sir John Cope, brother and heir to Sir Anthony Cope, the yearly rent of 274l rent for the New Wool Quay and Old Wool Quay, as by the indentures of May 3 and May 4 last, ut supra, pp. 720-1.
Appending :Subscription by Sir W. Jones [Attorney General]. "I have perused this warrant and think it may fitly pass."
King's Warrant Book IV. pp. 479-80 ; Money Book (General), p. 228.
Royal warrant to the Attorney General for a great seal to be an Ind. [indenture] of Covenants between the King [of the one part] and Sir James Shaen, kt. and bart., Sir William Petty, kt., William Hill, William Rider, Dr. Robert Gorges, Thomas Hoare, Francis Sone, William Muschampe, Edward Richbell, Stanhope Mill, Lawrence Stannian (Stanyon) and William Hanway for collecting and managing the revenue of Ireland for the term of years upon [from] Xmas next upon the considerations and according to the proposals and agreements in the papers hereto annexed [missing], with such covenants, powers and clauses as are contained in the respective leases formerly made of the several branches of said revenue to Visct. Ranelagh [and partners] or John Forth and partners. King's Warrant Book IV. p. 446.
Sept. 29 Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to pass, customs free, a supply of victuals shipped on the "Jamaica Factor," Joseph Bartholomew master, and the "Dragon," Isaac Webber master, both bound for Jamaica, being shipped by the Navy Commissioners for the use of the King's ships "Foresight" and "Vulture." Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 30.
Sept. 30 Report to the King from Treasurer Danby, on the petition of Capt. George Purdon (as by the order of reference of July 22 last), concerning his lands in Munster. Said lands were never seized or sequestered, but still continued in his possession as Protestant proprietor, but in the late usurper's time he was necessitated to draw out a decree of the said lands and now desires to surrender them and obtain a patent thereof. The grant of such a patent will be no prejudice to your Majesty. Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. p. 183.
Same to same from same, on the petition of William, Earl of Inchiquin (as by the order of reference of April 24 last), desiring a grant of the castle, town and lands of Killnecurra, Ballyanserry, Strahenagh and Mulcosogran, in the barony of Barrymore, co. Cork, of which he and his father have for several years past been in actual possession. If such a grant be made a clause should be inserted that it do not pass if upon further examination the Lord Lieutenant find any inconveniency in it. Ibid.
Charles Bertie to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay Sir Joseph Williamson 300l. in full of his order for 2,000l. for intelligence.
244l. to Mr. Bulstrode for so many days of his entertainment in part of his order of the 17th inst for 412l. 12s. 0d.
Money Book (General), pp. 210-11.
Royal warrant to Treasurer Danby to give warrant for cutting 8 tons of timber in New Forest for the repair of Bouldarwood Lodge, in the bailiwick of Fritham in said forest. (Treasurer Danby's warrant accordingly, dated Oct. 14, to Sir John Norton, High Woodward of New Forest.) King's Warrant Book IV. p. 455 ; Warrants Not Relating to Money VI. pp. 192-3.
Mr. John Chase desires that no warrant may be signed for alienating any more fee farm rents till 300l. per an. of those rents be assured to him pursuant to his warrant in that behalf, or his pretensions first heard and considered.
Caveat that no patent for granting of land money or of the releasing or abating of rents in Ireland shall be passed in England without the Chief Governor of Ireland be first acquainted therewith.
Caveat Book, p. 16.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Cashier to pay 276l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Nicholas Crispe for one year to June 24 last on his fee as Collector outwards London port. Money Book (General), p. 215.
Money warrant for 500l. to Lord Arundell of Trerice for half a year to June 24 last on his pension. Ibid, p. 220.
Warrant from Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to Lord Gerard, his mother and Mr. Digby a silk morning gown flowered with silver, a silk coat trimmed with gold and silver lace, a black hat, a white hat, some cloth, livery lace and a pair of christall Pendance [pendants] lately brought from France in the "Anne" yacht for their proper use. Out Letters (Customs) III. p. 39.
Sept. 31 [sic] Treasurer Danby to the Customs Commissioners. In reply to your representation of the 20th inst. you are to nominate a Collector for Stockton, loco Mr. Colquitt, who has been criminal in his office. You are to draft a proclamation and letters necessary to be sent to the Governors of the Plantations to prevent the importation of European commodities into any of the said Plantations from any other place but England. You are also to draft a bill for the future discouragement and prohibition of Duffals or any such like manufactures. Ibid, p. 33.