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Entry Book: May 1691, 21-25

Pages 1161-1173

Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9, 1689-1692. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.

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May 1691, 21-25

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
May 21. William Jephson to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer : Disposition Book IX, p. 131.
l. s. d.
Out of the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid.
to the Treasurer of the Chamber 1,300 0 0
to the Cofferer 1,076 0 0
to me [Jephson] for secret service 200 0 0
Out of the Double Excise.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for the weekly subsistence [of the Forces, England] and for half pay to the officers 7,860 16 10
[to ditto] for three weeks' subsistence and half pay to Visct. Colchester's Regiment at 276l. 12s. 4d. a week 829 17 0
[to ditto] for two weeks' subsistence and half pay to Col. Godfrey's Regiment at the same rate 553 4 8
[to ditto] for three weeks' subsistence and half pay for three Troops of Visct. Fitz-Hardinge's Regiment of Dragoons at 122l. 7s. 8d. a week 367 3 0
[to ditto] for three weeks to the Regiment of Sgravemore at 200l. a week 600 0 0
[to ditto] for same to the Regiment of Zuylestein at 200l. a week 600 0 0
[to ditto] for four weeks to the Earl of Portland's Regiment at 400l. a week 1,600 0 0
Out of funds as follows, viz. 3,229l. 13s. 5¼d. of the Double Excise ; 400l. of Wine Licences ; 1,211l. 4s. 8d. of the First 12d. Aid ; 359l. 1s. 10¾d. of the Second Poll.
to Mr. Fox and Mr. Coningsby for Mr. Henley for buying of cheese 250 0 0
[to ditto] for the Commissioners of Transports in part of their memorial of the 19th inst. for 1,629l. 16s. 6d. 1,000 0 0
[to ditto] for the Danish recruits, in further part 500 0 0
[to ditto] for remounting the Duke of Leinster's Regiment, in part 1,500 0 0
[to ditto] to be returned to Mr. Henley and Mr. Vickers for buying of cheese, in part of 2,600l. 1,300 0 0
[to ditto] for Major Ingram for shoes 500 0 0
[to ditto] to Monsieur Van der Esch upon account of recruits for Lord Cutts' Regiment 150 0 0
Out of funds as follow : viz. : 1,535l. 15s. 2¼d. of the remainder of the Second Poll ; 14l. 6s. 8d. of the Additional Poll ; 118l. of Tenths ; 781l. 18s. 1¾d. of First Fruits.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Commissioners of Sick and Wounded for exchange of prisoners at war 300 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the ordinary [of the Office of Ordnance] 1,000 0 0
to ditto for Sir Polycarpus Wharton's powder works 750 0 0
to Mr. Aaron Smith for [Crown] law suits 400 0 0
£22,637 1 6
William Jephson to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export to Ireland, Customs free, of things as in the enclosed for the use of the Count D'Nassau and his Regiment. (Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to permit the import of same into Ireland, duty free.)
Appending : said list (kerseys, caps, gloves, gold galoon for serjeants' hats, various victuals etc.).
Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 69. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 64-5.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Joseph Cradock, Receiver General for co. Leicester of the first Six Months' Aid, first Poll, 12d. Aid, Review and Additional Poll, 3s. Aid [2s. and 12d. Aids] and last Poll, and for co. Rutland of the first Poll, 12d. Aid and Review and Additional Poll, praying an allowance for his extraordinary charges therein ; his receipts amounting to 46,000l. and upwards, which he brought to London in nine journeys under strong guards. Reference Book VI, p. 320.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Brown, Receiver for co. Cambridge of the 3s. Aid [the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid] for the like charges ; his receipts being 24,787l. 5s. 1½d., which he brought to London at four several times by strong guards. Reference Book VI, p. 320.
William Jephson to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, enclosing the petition [missing] of the Mayor etc. of Londonderry, praying the King to remit 1,356l. for this year's rent of the forfeited estate of the Earl of Antrim and 1,079l. for the [like] arrears of one year past ; as also to grant unto them the said estate in consideration of their services in the late defence of that city. You are to stop all proceedings against them for the nonpayment of the said rent until further order. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 65.
May 22. Money warrant for 200l. to John Shales for one year to 1690, Michaelmas, on his fee as an auditor of the revenue : to be satisfied by tallies on John Evelyn, receiver of land revenues for cos. Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Money Book XI, p. 59.
Same for 1,365l. to Alexander Stanhope, esq., for nine months, Aug. 21 last to the 21st inst., on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to Spain. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Ibid, p. 60. Order Book III, p. 171.
Same for 148l. 12s. 0d. to same on a bill of extraordinaries, 1690, Aug. 21 to Nov. 21. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham :
Money Book XI, p. 60. Order Book III, p. 171.
l. s. d.
lost by 744 guineas received from the Exchequer by Mr. Stephen Evance, my agent, being received at 1l. 2s. 0d. and put off at 1l. 1s. 6d. 18 12 0
paid to my agent de negocios 15 0 0
paid for a slight mourning for the late Duke of Neuburg 30 0 0
paid for luminaries, drums, trumpets and other publique demonstrations of joy on his Majesty's birthday, for his success in Ireland and happy return to London 30 0 0
for letters, newspapers and copying memorials 15 0 0
for necessaries for my chapel and fitting it up 30 0 0
given for secret intelligence 10 0 0
£148 12 0
Same for 455l. to James Johnston for a quarter, Jan. 23 last to April 24 last on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Brandenburg. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 61. Order Book III, p. 172.
Money warrant for 1,574l. 18s. 0d. to James Johnston for two bills of extraordinaries as same as follows. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.)
Appending : said bills. (1) From 1690, July 24, to 1690-1, Jan. 24 ; the bill being dated at the Hague, Jan. 24 last, and allowed by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham at the Hague Mar. 2 last :
Money Book XI, pp. 61-2. Order Book III, p. 172.
l. s. d.
for postage of letters, Gazettes, pamphlets etc. 38 0 0
fees to the Elector's trumpeters, coachmen, footmen etc. at my public audience at Cleves as Envoy Extraordinary 10 0 0
for entertaining the Elector, Landgrave of Hesse etc. at Cleves upon the occasion of the King's birthday 35 0 0
for an house at Brussels 12 0 0
for New Year's gifts to the Elector's servants 15 0 0
for mourning 10 0 0
for stationery ware 7 0 0
for an express sent from Cleves to England 12 0 0
given to carry one to England who brought intelligence from France 2 0 0
£141 0 0
(2) Extraordinaries upon account of the campaign which he made [followed] in Flanders with his Electoral Highness by the King's command : dated and allowed ut supra :
l. s. d.
for travelling with his ordinary equipage from the beginning of the campaign and for additional charges for a table in the camp 300 0 0
I added 18 horses upon account of the campaign : for the price of these horses and for keeping them till this time (the 24th of Jan.), near eight months 582 18 0
for 12 campaign liveries 84 0 0
for carriages with harness and furniture for them 37 0 0
for the rest of my campaign equipage 180 0 0
for eight months' wages and board wages to one who took care of my equipage 35 0 0
for ditto to waggoners and grooms to the 18 horses 98 0 0
for an entertainment on the news of [the battle of the] Boyne 100 0 0
given to the Elector's gunners for firing at the healths 5 0 0
given to the Elector's Tuniers who provided me quarters and to the sentinels who were posted at my door 12 0 0
£1,433 18 0
Money warrant for 546l. to Sir Paul Rycaut, kt., for six months, Sept. 26 last to Mar. 27 last, on his ordinary of 3l. a day as Resident with the Hanse Towns. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 62. Order Book III, p. 173.
Same for 84l. 17s. 7d. to same on a bill of extraordinaries Oct. 1 last to Jan. 1 last, as same. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed by Secretary Visct. Sidney, "except the first article, which I submit to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury" :
Money Book XI, pp. 62-3. Order Book III, p. 173.
l. s. d.
to fees of the Treasury and Exchequer on 396l. 11s. 0d., being my last payment for salary and extraordinaries 14 4 0
postage of letters for three months ending at Christmas, 1690 8 7 1
paid a New Year's gift to him who takes up the letters 0 10 0
paid the stationer for books and printed news 1 5 0
for fine wax 0 12 0
paid to poor seamen and others in distress 3 10 6
paid to three able soldiers who went for England on the Berkeley Castle to serve his Majesty 1 16 6
spent in entertainment of persons of quality passing this city [Hamburg] 7 10 0
spent at a public feast for the King's birthday and the 5th of November 14 8 0
spent at a public feast to entertain all the foreign ministers at Christmas 20 12 6
given New Year's gifts to the officers of the city as customary 7 13 0
paid other services for his Majesty 4 11 0
£84 17 7
Same for 455l. to Sir William Dutton Colt for three months to Feb. 25 last on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 63. Order Book III, p. 172.
Same for 455l. to Robert Molesworth for three months, Nov. 27 last to Feb. 26 last, on the like ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to Denmark. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 63. Order Book III, p. 172.
Same for 455l. to William, Lord Paget, for three months, Dec. 5 last to Mar. 6 last, on the like ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Emperor of Germany. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 64. Order Book III, p. 171.
Same for 455l. to Thomas Coxe, esq., for three months, Jan. 17 last to April 18 last, on the like ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Swiss Cantons. (Money order dated May 25 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 64. Order Book III, 172.
Same for 300l. to Philibertus Herwart for six months to the 2nd inst. on his entertainment and allowance of 600l. per an. as Resident in the City and Republic of Geneva. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 64. Order Book III, p. 174.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 210l. to William Jephson, on any unsatisfied orders in his name for secret service : to be satisfied by tallies on the Four and a Half per cent. Duty, moneys in the Customs Cashier's hands. Money Book XI, p. 65.
Same to the Commissioners of Excise and Hearthmoney to discharge John Smyth and his sureties from the sum of 53l. 7s. 2d., on receipt from him of 20l. and to deliver up his surety bonds : the said 53l. 7s. 2d. being the balance that will then remain due from said Smyth on his account as one of the late collectors of Hearthmoney for cos. Norfolk and Suffolk for the half year at Lady day, 1689 : all in view of his great charges in his receipt and of the mean condition of his securities. Ibid.
Money warrant for 312l. 19s. 10d. to Philibertus Herwart for a bill of extraordinaries, 1689-90, Feb. 2, to 1690-1, Feb. 2, as Resident at Geneva. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed April 24 last by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham, "the King having been made acquainted with this bill" :
Ibid, p. 66. Order Book III, p. 174.
l. s. d.
fees at the Secretary [of State's] Office 2 0 0
fees at the Treasury 4 10 0
Exchequer fees on 300l. for six months' ordinary and 74l. 8s. 4d. for eight months' extraordinaries 8 12 4
fees at the Treasury 2 7 6
Exchequer fees on 300l. for six months' ordinary 5 10 0
for my voyage from the Hague to Geneva, for carrying me, my servants and goods thither, and from Geneva to Berne I am obliged to take many guards for my security upon the roads in many places 250 0 0
for postage of letters and stationery ware 30 0 0
£312 19 10
Same for 455l. to William Duncombe for three months, Nov. 23 last to Feb. 22 last, on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to Sweden. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 66. Order Book III, p. 175.
Same for 172l. 11s. 8d. to same for a bill of extraordinaries, Oct. 10 last to Jan. 10 last, as same. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed Mar. 19 last by Secretary Visct. Sidney :
Money Book XI, p. 67. Order Book III, p. 175.
l. s. d.
fees at the Treasury and Exchequer on 1,003l. 4s. 2d. 48 6 8
postage at Stockholm (469 copper dollars, at 24 such dollars per £ sterling) 19 10 0
postage at Hamburg (452 copper dollars) 18 16 8
New Year's gifts (915 copper dollars) 38 2 6
extraordinary entertainments (699 copper dollars) 29 2 6
stationery ware (171 copper dollars) 7 2 6
procuring and transcribing of papers (276 copper dollars) 11 10 0
£172 11 8
Money warrant for 455l. to Charles, Visct. Dursley, for three months, Dec. 5 last to Mar. 6 last, on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to the States General. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 67. Order Book III, p. 174.
Same for 273l. to same for the same period on his ordinary of 3l. a day as Plenipotentiary at the Congress at the Hague. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 67. Order Book III, p. 174.
Same for 386l. to same for a bill of extraordinaries, Sept. 16 last to Mar. 16 last, as Envoy Extraordinary to the States General. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham at the Hague Mar. 10 last, "the birthday having been kept by the King's order," but the item of Treasury fees is referred to the Treasury Lords :
Money Book XI, p. 68. Order Book III, p. 174.
l.
postage of letters, papers, prints, wax, pens etc. 100
Treasury fees for the last money received, being the quarter ended 6 June, 1690 26
New Year's gifts 20
expense of keeping the King's birthday 240
£386
Same for 227l. 10s. 0d. to John Andrew Eckhart for three months, Dec. 25 last to Mar. 26 last, on his ordinary of 50s. a day as Resident at Brussels. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 68. Order Book III, p. 173.
Same for 162l. 15s. 11d. to same for a bill of extraordinaries, Sept. 26 last to Mar. 26 last, as same. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed April 25 last by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham, leaving the first two items to the Treasury Lords :
Money Book XI, pp. 68-9. Order Book III, p. 173.
l. s. d.
fees and charges at the Exchequer on two quarters' ordinary and a half year's extraordinaries 31 15 6
for the loss that I had by 479 guineas and a half received in the Exchequer, received by my agent at 22s. apiece "and having laid them out only at the rate of 18d." [sic for 21s. 8d.] 7 19 10
for intelligences both at home and abroad 53 0 0
for postage of letters received or sent forward 40 0 0
for New Year's gifts to the Governor of Flanders' pages, footmen, trumpeters and other servants of his Excellency 10 0 0
for my journey to the Hague by the King's command 20 0 0
Money warrant for 150l. to Hugh Hughes, gent., for six months to Lady day last on his ordinary of 300l. as Agent in Germany. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 69. Order Book III, p. 175.
Same for 58l. 6s. 3d. to same for a bill of extraordinaries, 1690, Mar. 25 to Nov. 29, as same. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed Dec. 26 last by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham :
Money Book XI, p. 69. Order Book III, p. 175.
l. s. d.
for postage of letters 7 17 0
for stationers' wares, prints etc. 4 15 0
for passing a privy seal of the 10th April 19 15 0
paid at the Treasury and Exchequer for receiving 200l. 13 12 0
ditto on 150l. for the half year ended at Michaelmas 5 12 3
for intelligence, copies of decrees, Conclusions, extracts etc. 6 15 0
£58 6 3
Same for 500l. to Aaron Smyth as imprest for Crown Law charges. (Money order dated May 30 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 73. Order Book III, p. 177.
William Jephson to Sir Rowland Gwyn [Treasurer of the Chamber] to pay as follows the 1,300l. which is directed to be issued to you at the Exchequer, viz. : Disposition Book IX, p. 132.
l. s. d.
to the King's watermen on bills signed by the Lord Chamberlain for the time being for service done from 1688, June 24, to 1689, June 24 515 1 0
to 12 pensionary watermen, according to warrant under the Queen's sign manual 75 0 0
to Mr. Randue, housekeeper in Windsor Castle 131 1 8
to Robert Battersby on a warrant signed by the Lord Chamberlain, for two years' rent of a passage going into Channel Row 6 0 0
to Henrick Humerman and William Kirke, gardeners at Kensington, for three quarters from 1689, June 24 337 10 0
to Evan Rice, gardener at Richmond, for five days from 1689, Sept. 25, to Sept. 29, 1l. 0s. 6d., and for half a year to 1690, Lady day, 37l. 10s. 0d. 38 10 6
to Luke Pocock, keeper of the Queen's Little Garden at Windsor, for a year from Lady day, 1689 25 0 0
to Henry Peacock, keeper of the Bowling Green at Hampton Court, for half a year from 1688, Christmas, 11l. 14s. 0d., and to complete the quarter ended at 1689, Michaelmas, 4l. 0s. 6d. 15 14 6
to several of their Majesties' servants, by a Lord Chamberlain's warrant as specified therein for lodgings out of Court at Kensington 100 16 0
to John Goodwyn for half a year from 1688, Christmas, to 1689, June 24, 20l. ; and to complete 1689, Michaelmas quarter, 2l. 0s. 2d. 22 0 2
£1,266 13 10
William Jephson to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of the money of the Duchy of Cornwall that will be forthwith paid into the Exchequer 2,045l. to me [Jephson] for secret service ; and 955l. to Mr. Poley. Disposition Book IX, p. 133.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh. The Treasury Lords have considered of a method to be observed in issuing the tallies struck for your office [of Paymaster of the Forces]. You are to dispose of same in the method following :
to clear to Dec. 31 last the Forces commanded forthwith for Flanders, viz. the Second Troop of Guards and Grenadiers and the Dutch Troop of Guards ;
to clear to the same time Major General Mackay and Quarter Master General Sgravemore for what is due to them on the English establishment, they being commanded forthwith for Ireland ;
to clear the Forces in Flanders to the same time, together with what is ordered them for carts and medicaments for the ensuing campaign ;
to clear the English and Dutch General [or Staff] officers to the same time ;
to clear the First and Third Troop of Guards to the same time, taking care in so doing to deduct what they receive or owe in quarters in Ireland ;
to clear the two Regiments of English Foot Guards to the same time ;
to clear the Regiments of Horse of [Visct.] Colchester, Col. Godfrey, Sgravemore and Zuylestein to the same time ;
to clear the two Regiments of Dragoons of [Visct.] Fitz-hardinge and [Sir Thomas] Levingston to the same time ;
to clear the several garrisons to the same time ; to clear the disbanded Regiments and all the other Forces mentioned in your paper of April 8 last to the same time ;
to clear the Forces in Flanders from Jan. 1 last to April 30 last according to your paper of April 29 last.
Ibid.
Same to Charles Fox [a Paymaster of the Forces, Ireland] to pay (out of the 140,000l. advanced or to be advanced out of the impositions reserved for the Dutch) 760l. 8s. 4d. to Isaac Teale, Apothecary General to the Army, for medicaments and other necessaries provided by himself and Jonathan Lee, apothecary, for the use of the Hospitals in Ireland, according to the enclosed letter [missing] from the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland. Ibid, p. 134.
William Jephson to the Customs Commissioners to permit the import, Customs free, of eight baskets of tents, 258 bunches of tent sticks and 396 bunches of pins for the use of the Dutch Regiment of Foot Guards. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 70.
Same to William Blathwayte [as Secretary to the Forces] to procure royal warrants, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland, to pay sums as follow, viz. : Ibid.
l.
to the Duke of Leinster for the buying 86 recruit horses at 15l. each 1,290
for 100 horses for the Danish Forces at same price 1,500
to the Commissioners of the Transports 1,000
to Major Ingram for shoes for the Army 6,000
to Mr. Henley for buying cheese 250
to Mr. Vickars for oat sacks 350
£10,390
Same to the Attorney General. At the time of the abdication of James II Mr. James Grahme was entrusted with the said King's several stocks or shares in the East India and [Royal] Africa Companies, divers of which said shares have since been transferred or assigned by said Grahme to several persons. Mr. Craven Howard has entered into several bonds for payment of 1,964l. 9s. 0d. to their [present] Majesties at four quarterly payments, which his Majesty has been pleased to accept as the balance of the account of the said Grahme of the moneys received by him for the said transferred shares. The Treasury Lords desire you to take notice that the said bonds were given for the said balance of said Graham's account of shares so transferred, and that when the untransferred shares shall be secured to their Majesties by decree the said Grahme is not to be prosecuted upon account of any of the shares with which he was entrusted as above. Ibid, p. 71.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing : (a) Order of the Queen in Council, dated Whitehall, May 21 inst., permitting the ship Joseph, 200 tons, 18 men, John Whiting master, to go north about Ireland for Virginia before the convoy, the said ship having had her provisions and cargo on board six or seven months since and ready to clear and go with the last fleet : all on the petition of Edward Hoar of Cork, owner of said ship.
Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 312.
The like order for the ship Content of Poole to sail from Ireland to the West Indies : on the petition of Henry Trenchard of Poole, esq., and John Cary of London, merchants.
the Greyhound, Tho. Mangles master, 50 tons, seven men : and the Bridg Towne, — master, 200 tons, 20 men, to go to Madeiras with the convoy : on the petition of John Horsham and others.
The Eliz. and Ann, 200 tons, 20 men, to go to the West Indies before the convoy, being laden with perishable commodities : on the petition of Tho. Brown of Bristol.
The Maryland Merchant, Walter Upington master, 16 men, to go north about Ireland to Virginia before the convoy, being laden ever since Oct. 10 [last].
Ibid, pp. 312-13.
May 23. Treasury reference to Walter Laycock, Surveyor of Woods, Trent North, of the petition of Sir Robert Clayton, proposing to contract for the decayed wood, tops and boughs that will be left on the cutting of the Navy timber in Berkland and Bilee [Billaigh] in Sherwood Forest, which cutting is ordered by their Majesties ; petitioner's father having bought the remainder of the last felling, which was in Charles II's time. Reference Book VI, p. 320.
May 25. Treasury warrant to Philip Ryley, Surveyor of Woods, Trent South, to detain to his own use without account (out of the moneys of wood sales) 118l. for the charge of erecting at Hampton Court a new barn, repairing the stable, new building a stack of chimneys, making a fresh house for the underkeeper and repairing the paling : it appearing from the report of Edward Progers, Keeper of the Middle Park at Hampton Court, that the great storm blew down a great stack of chimneys of the Great Lodge, that a great tree broke down the barn and that the stable of the Great Lodge was necessary to be repaired ; and on the Treasury direction of Oct. 6 last the said Ryley agreed with a workman to perform the above repairs at an estimate of 118l. Money Book XI, p. 70.
Money warrant for 455l. to Robert Molesworth, esq., for a quarter, Feb. 26 last to May 28 inst., on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to Denmark. (Money order dated May 28 hereon. Ibid, p. 70. Order Book III, p. 176.
Same for 455l. to Sir William Dutton Colt for same quarter on the like ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg. (Money order dated May 27 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 70. Order Book III, p. 173.
Same for 455l. to William Duncombe, esq., for a quarter, Feb. 22 last to May 24 inst., on the like ordinary as Envoy Extraordinary to Sweden. (Money order dated May 26 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 71. Order Book III, p. 175.
Same for 87l. 15s. 10d. to same for a bill of extraordinaries, Jan. 10 last to April 10 last, in his said embassy. (Money order dated May [26] hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed by Secretary the Earl of Nottingham :
Money Book XI, p. 71. Order Book III, p. 175.
l. s. d.
postage of letters at Stockholm, 480 copper dollars at 24 per £ sterling 20 0 0
ditto at Hamburg, 473 copper dollars 19 12 6
extraordinary entertainments, 906 copper dollars 37 15 0
procuring of several papers, 250 copper dollars 10 8 4
£87 15 10
William Jephson to the Earl of Ranelagh to deliver to Lord Fairfax a tally for last Lady day quarter on his annuity. (This letter of direction replaces the letter of May 11, supra, p. 1145.) Disposition Book IX, p. 133.
William Jephson to Sir John Osborne. Send my Lords an account to what time the Farmers of the Lotteries have paid their rent, what remains due from them and what is to be paid thereout for pensions. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 69.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests. You are to send to my Lords, a week at least before every issuable term, a certificate of imprests made to all accountants, to the end my Lords may direct issue of process as occasion shall require. Ibid, p. 71.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Henry Keates as a landwaiter, London port, loco William King, dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 313.
Treasury order to same to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing : (a) Order of the Queen in Council dated Whitehall, May 21, to permit the ship Hopewell to return home to Nevis with the convoy going to the West Indies with the victuallers [ships] : all on the petition of James Deane of London, merchant, on behalf of the Governor and inhabitants of Nevis, setting forth that said island being in great want of provisions did send over to Bristol the Hopewell of Nevis, George Holland master, 45 tons, with four men all belonging to said island, for provisions to supply their wants, as is certified by the Governor's letter, and that said ship is ready to sail.
Ibid, p. 314.
Treasury reference to Mr. Chudleigh of the petition of Mris. College, semptress to the King, praying payment of 154l. due to her on two warrants of the Lord Chamberlain for her lodging at Hampton Court and for riding charges in attending the King into Ireland. Reference Book VI, p. 321.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Ralph Williamson, Receiver of various Aids in cos. Durham and Northumberland, praying that 1,500l. paid [into the Exchequer] by him by mistake on account of the 3s. Aid [the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid] may be transferred to the account of the Twelve Months' Aid. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Thomas Bulley for a landwaiter's place [London port]. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of John Dewe et al. concerning a parcel of tea imported in the James from China, which is pretended to be damaged, but ought to pay the full duty. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland. The King's letter of April 24 last directed that an account should be stated of the arrears remaining due to Jan. 1 last to the commission officers on the Irish, Dutch and Danish establishments. We desire you to expedite same. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 66.
William Jephson to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report on the enclosed further petition [missing] of John Eglesham in relation to that which I sent to you April 17 last, supra, p. 1112, concerning the repayment of 20s. per tun which he paid on importing 25 tuns of beer imported into Dublin, but entered there in the name of James Kenedy, his correspondent. Ibid.
Entry of a caveat on behalf of Lord Pawlett that no grant pass of a fine of 200l. set upon Sir Charles Neale of Wollaston at the Assizes for co. Northampton in March last : the same being granted to Lord Pawlett : notice thereof to be given to Joseph Horneby at Furnivall's Inn. Caveat Book, p. 23.