Entry Book: March 1680, 22-21

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 6, 1679-1680. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1913.

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March 1680

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
March 22. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to admit to an entry, on payment of duty, the 4 horses belonging to Sir Gabriel Sylvius, lately landed at Greenwich from Holland without leave of Mr. Tombes the tidesurveyor because of the bad weather. Out Letters (General), p. 443.
Same to the Attorney General to draft a commission to authorise Mr. Blathwayte to receive the revenue arising to the King from the Plantations, etc., in Africa and America; consulting Blathwayte thereon and leaving blanks for the term and salary. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Brewer to hasten the making up the two years' accounts of the Excise ended June 24 last. Ibid, p. 444.
Henry Guy to the Treasurer of the Navy to satisfy out of the 2,033l. 9s. 6d. received by you at the Exchequer out of loans made by Richard Kent and Charles Duncombe the following list:— Out Letters (General), pp. 444–5.
l. s. d.
John Meacham, boatman, Mermaid 4 8 0
James Jennings, purser, Newcastle 46 8 0
Jon. Mason, purser, Defiance 58 11 0
Jon. Lewis, boatswain, Defiance 58 11 0
Robt. Wallis, able [bodied seaman], Defiance 16 18 5
Tho. Mansfield, boatswain, Royal Oak 48 5 4
Robt. Cutler, purser, Royal Oak 44 15 6
Tho. Hardwick, ord[inary], Royal Oak 11 11 3
Richard Hicklin, able, Royal Oak 7 5 7
Arnold Thomas, ordinary, Royal Oak 6 0 3
Francis Durant, ordinary, Royal Oak 6 0 3
Capt. Tho. Roomcoyle, Royal Oak 36 10 0
Tho. Salmon, purser, Royal Oak 34 0 0
Michael Aldred, purser, Stavereene 23 15 0
Tubal Cayne, porter purser, Lyon 25 18 4
Jon. Head, porter purser, America 36 9 9
Hen. Miller, gunner, America 34 0 4
Isaac Walston, servant, America 13 12 1
William Pitfeild, bo[atswain's] servant, America 9 0 0
Tho. Davis, Chir[urgeon's] servant, America 4 16 6
William Crowbeard, boatswain, Orange Tree 39 4 2
Jon. Griffith, Captain's clerk, Orange Tree 4 10 11
Henry Bird, boatswain, Spanish Merchant 32 12 7
Tho. Browne, boatswain, Chath[am] Double 13 8 0
Humph. White, carpenter, Jersey 54 16 2
William Symonds, boatswain, Navy yacht 64 18 2
Jon. Amora, boatswain, Quaker ketch 53 3 5
Jon. Kiggins, boatswain, Mary 60 12 6
Robt. Smith, mariner, Deal yacht 30 13 4
Per. Tesbrough, vol[unteer], Dreadnought 18 1 4
Ralph Williams, boatswain, Dreadnought 22 0 4
Robt. Twelves, carpenter of the Windsor Castle, and the rest of the officers 39 10 0
John Mason, master and Captain of the Europa 66 10 0
Tho. Wilkins, gunner, Swiftsure 62 1 2
Jon. Sydman, lieutenant Captain 53 17 6
Hen. Holmes, midshipman, Captain 24 19 2
Jacob Barber, lieutenant, Happy Return 25 17 6
Nath. Berry, boatswain, Happy Return 65 10 11
Tho. Farrow, gunner, Happy Return 66 13 5
William Hall, carpenter, Happy Return 66 13 5
Edwd. Duke, carpenter's clerk, Happy Return 43 6 8
James Barber, com[man]der, Happy Return 65 12 6
Jon. Beaumont, Diamond 41 0 0
Edwd. Sprag, boatswain, Saphire 45 10 0
Timo. Allen, boatswain, Hound sloop 53 4 3
Lau. Humphery, carpenter, Hound sloop 52 6 6
Rob. Holland, mar[iner], Rupert hoy 68 10 0
Roger Phelipps, mate, Dover 55 17 3
Henry Coates, boatswain, Dover 30 14 3
Sam. Geare, carpenter, Dover 24 11 9
Jon. Haughton, lieutenant, Dover 29 12 6
Roger Patridg, vol[unteer], Dover 7 12 4
Tho. Davies, ord[inary], Dover 5 1 0
Jon. Ren, purser, Horwich 52 15 6
George Steventon, purser, York 45 16 7
£2,016 1 7
March 22. Treasury warrant to Henry Guy to receive the principal and interest assigned to you this day by Lemuel Kingdon of the 1,650l. 17s. 10d., part of the principal sum of 7,000l. (which was made payable to said Kingdon by the order of loan No. 87 registered on the last Poll Act); and also all the interest due thereon, when the said principal and interest come in course to be paid at the Exchequer out of the moneys of said Act, and thereupon to immediately repay same into the Exchequer as money received by you to his Majesty's use to be issued thence as appointed. Money Book, p. 61.
March 23. Money warrant for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Sir William Bishop for one year to 1679, Christmas, on his fee of 12d. a day as Serjeant at Arms attending the House of Commons, and for 82l. 2s. 6d. to same to make his said fee equal to that of the rest of the Serjeants at Arms, same having been usually paid him. Ibid, p. 59.
Money order for 18l. 5s. 0d. to Rebecca Lowe, relict of William Lowe, late one of the Queen's Grooms, being half a year to 1674, June 24, on his allowance of 2s. a day. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 97.
Henry Guy to the four Tellers of the Receipt. Until Midsummer next, for what money Mr. Duncombe charges in the Exchequer on the Customs or loans, you are to accept his bill or note for the same, which bill or note you are to deliver when the money is directed upon you by the Auditor of the Receipt. Out Letters (General), p. 446.
Same to the Ordnance Commissioners. The Treasury Lords have directed 1,000l. per week to be issued at the Exchequer for 3 weeks to Sir George Wharton for the Ordnance, same to be issued out of loans made by Mr. Kent and Mr. Duncombe. Hereof 500l. per week is to be applied to provide stores for Tangier and 500l. per week for such immediate growing uses in the Office of Ordnance as you shall think most expedient. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt. Mr. Kent and Mr. Duncombe have agreed to lend into the Exchequer 1,000l. a week for 3 weeks. You are to issue same as above. Ibid, p. 447.
Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to have opended at St. James's House the Duchess of Modena's goods which are arrived from Brussels in the Mary yacht and to deliver same, Customs free, except any prohibited French goods. If there be any goods which ought to pay subsidy the Treasury Lords will discharge same regularly by warrant as soon as they meet. Out Letters (General), p. 446. Out Letters (Custom), p. 203.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Excise money which shall be paid into the Exchequer this week:— Out Letters (General), p. 447.
to the Cofferer 1,000
to me [Guy] for secret service in part of 5,000l. 500
to Mr. Johnson for interest 1,500
Same to same not to issue any of the disposable money in the Exchequer without particular directions which you will receive when the Treasury Lords meet next, except such payments as are already directed. Ibid.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to prepare Mr. Slingsby's accounts so perfectly that they may be brought before the Barons of the Exchequer the first day of next term. Ibid, p. 448.
Letter of disposition from Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to satisfy out of funds as follows the list of 1,171l. 13s. 10d. sent you the 19th inst., viz.:— Disposition Book, p. 27.
l. s. d.
out of Mr. Kent and Mr. Duncombe's loan of 12,000l. made the 1st inst. 500 0 0
out of money to be paid into the Exchequer by me on an order No. 87 on the last Poll assigned to me by Mr. Kingdon 371 9 5
out of any disposable, unappropriated money in the Exchequer 300 4 5
March 24. Money order for 1,000l. to Richard Kent and Charles Duncombe in repayment of so much by them lent into the Exchequer this day: with 6 per cent. interest, etc. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 99.
Money warrant for 1,000l. to Sir Stephen Fox for secret service without account for half a year to June 24 last on the 2,000l. per an. as by the privy seal of 1674, July 27. (In the margin. for the Earl of Lichfield.) Money Book, p. 60. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 97.
The like on the privy seal of 1674, Aug. 25. (In the margin. for the Earl of Sussex.)
(Money orders dated March 26 hereon.)
March 25. L[awrence] Hyde, [one of the Lords of the Treasury], to the Customs Commissioners forwarding for their observance an Order of Council made yesterday. Most of the Treasury Lords being out of town I am not empowered by myself alone to sign an order to you in this matter, but I desire you to execute it, and when the Treasury Lords meet again I will send for it back and will take care you have from them such instructions as are necessary. Out Letters (General), p. 448.
March 27. Money order for 82l. 2s. 6d. to Sir William Bishop for one year to 1679, Christmas, as Serjeant at Arms attending the House of Commons, as a reward for his service in attending said House and to make his fee equal with the fees and allowances of the rest of the Serjeants at Arms. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 103.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to Edward Seymour on any unsatisfied, unappropriated orders in his name 5,000l. for 2 weeks (ending to-day) on the allowance of 2,500l. per week for the service of the Navy: to be issued out of Customs money in the Exchequer. Money Book, p. 63.
The like for 1,000l. to same for the Victualler for two weeks (ending to-day) of their allowance: to be issued out of same.
March 29. Money order for 1,000l, to Richard Kent and Charles Duncombe in repayment of so much by them lent into the Exchequer this day: with 6 per cent. interest, etc. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 100.
March 30. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for a tally to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. due to the King from Sir Roger Bradshaigh of Haigh, co. Lancs. Money Book, p. 61.
Money warrant for the following sums to Sir Leoline Jenkins as late one of the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiaries for the Peace at Nimuegen, viz.: 1,128l. 11s. 5d. for his ordinary, 1679, June 8, to Aug. 26, on which latter date he returned into his Majesty's presence as is certified by the Earl of Sunderland; 1,401l, 19s. 4d. and 1,548l. 14s. 8d. for extraordinaries upon two bills allowed Nov. 14 last by the Earl of Sunderland. The above sums (together with the 826l. 14s. 6d. due to him on an order dated 1676, Aug. 2, for extraordinaries in his late embassy at Cologne) are to be satisfied by tallies on the Hearthmoney rent due 1680, Sept. 20. (Money order for 4,079l. 5s. 5d., dated April 2, hereon.) Ibid, p. 62. Order Book XXXVIII, p. 97.
March 31. Henry Guy to Mr. Horneby to deliver to the Attorney General copies of your precedents and case relating to the fines, touching which there is to be a hearing before the Treasury Lords April 26 next. Out Letters (General), p. 448.