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Entry Book: March 1692, 11-20

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

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March 1692, 11-20

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Mar. 11. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies to discharge the baronet fee of 1,095l. due to the King from Sir James Edward, bart., of the city of York. Money Book XI, p. 277.
Same to same to issue 24,000l. to Thomas Lloyd, esq., Paymaster of the Works, on any unsatisfied orders in his name for the service of the Works : to be satisfied by levying 30 tallies of 800l. each on Stephen Lilly, Receiver General of the General Letter Office. Ibid.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 36,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh for the service of the Forces, out of the like sum that will be lent into the Exchequer by Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance on credit of the three fourths of the Act of Tunnage and Poundage [2 Wm. and Mary, c. 4] after the satisfying of 500,000l. lent thereupon. Disposition Book X, p. 79.
Same to same to satisfy the following sums (for which warrants are signed) out of loans to be made by the said respective persons or their agents on credit of the Customs after satisfaction of 500,000l. lent thereon as above : viz. : Ibid, p. 80.
l. s. d.
to eleven Judges, for Hilary term 2,750 0 0
to the Welsh Judges, for ditto 175 0 0
to the Masters in Chancery for two terms 550 0 0
to the Commissioners of the Great Seal for three quarters 3,375 0 0
to the Lord President [of the Privy Council] for same 1,125 0 0
to the Queen Dowager for half a year 3,000 0 0
to Mr. Firmin for the poor [of London infra, p. 1543] 1,000 0 0
to Sir Joseph Williamson 480 0 0
to Mr. Tankred 500 0 0
to Mr. Cox, Envoy to the Swiss Cantons, 1,910l., whereof 1,000l. is by the King's command to be an advance on his extraordinaries 1,910 0 0
to Mr. Johnson, Envoy to the Elector of Brandenburg 1,745 3 0
to Mr. Eckhart, late Resident at Brussels 590 5 6
to Mr. Herwast, Resident at Geneva 300 0 0
to Mr. Stanhope, Envoy to Spain 910 0 0
to Mr. Duncombe, Envoy to Sweden 1,427 14 10
to Sir William Dutton Colt, Envoy to the Princes of Brunswick and Lunenburg 1,332 11 0
to Mr. Molesworth, Envoy to Denmark 1,532 11 4
to Sir Paul Ricaut, Resident with the Hanse Towns 620 8 11
to Mr. Hughes, Agent in Germany 70 7 5
to Lord Paget, Envoy to the Emperor 1,592 16 6
to Visct. Dursley, Envoy to the States General 1,168 2 6
to Mr. Poley, Envoy to the Duke of Savoy 847 15 0
to Mr. Wolseley, Envoy to the Elector of Bavaria 955 0 0
to Sir Charles Cotterell, Master of the Ceremonies 225 0 0
to Mr. Dormer, Assistant [to the Master of the Ceremonies] 91 5 0
to Mr. Le Bass, Marischal [of the Ceremonies] 75 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Chamber 3,500 0 0
to the Great Wardrobe 3,000 0 0
to the Cofferer of the Household, for the purveyors 15,074 16 6
£50,000 0 0
Henry Guy to Mr. [Charles] Fox, enclosing a memorial and other papers [all missing] of Sir Henry Belasyse, praying payment of 330l. 1s. 9d., by him disbursed for their Majesties' service in Ireland. You are to insert this sum in your [next weekly] memorial for money on Wednesday next. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 219.
Mar. 11.
et postea
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the following petitions of persons nominated as Receivers General of the [third] Poll [as by the Act of 3 Wm. and Mary, c. 6], proposing their securities for same.
Leonard Robinson for London, Westminster and Middlesex : securities proposed : himself ; Sir Tho. Lane, kt., alderman of London ; Richard Hutchinson of London, esq. ; James Collet and John Wilcox of London, merchants ; John Gibbons of London, esq. Warrant dated Mar. 15 to the King's Remembrancer to take his securities.
Reference Book VI, pp. 379c, 380, 381, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 390, 391. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, pp. 527-8, 531-2.
Hugh Horton for co. Bucks : securities proposed : himself ; Daniell Oley of London, girdler ; Richard Tart of London, haberdasher. Warrant dated Mar. 15 for taking his securities. Commission dated Mar. 15.
Henry Kessall (Kellsall) of Dunham Massey, gent., for co. Chester : securities proposed : himself ; Henry, Earl of Warrington ; Jo[h]n Pickering of Thelwall, co. Chester ; Nath[aniel] Molineux of London, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 15 for taking his securities. Commission dated Mar. 15.
Thomas Richards for co. Herts : securities proposed : himself ; Jo[h]n Gape, John Gape, junr., esqrs., and William Mattson, gent., all of St. Ellans [Albans]. Warrant dated Mar. 21 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 21.
Cha. Duncombe, esq., of London, for co. Surrey and borough of Southwark : securities proposed : himself ; Thomas Browne and Joseph Watts, both of London, esqrs. Warrant dated Mar. 15 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 15.
Nath. Molineux for co. Lancs ; reference dated Mar. 14 : securities proposed : himself ; Fra. Roberts of London, linen draper ; Ja. Rogers of Manchester, mercer ; William Belcher of London, merchant. Warrant dated Mar. 21 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 21.
Thomas Bromfeild for co. Sussex ; reference dated Mar. 14. securities proposed : [himself] ; Richard Bridger of Hames [Hamsey], co. Sussex ; Thomas Newdigate, esq., and French Bromfeild, gent., both of Lewes. Warrant dated Mar. 15 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 15.
Thomas Blofeld and Mr. Hugh Bokenham of the city of Norwich for co. Norfolk ; reference dated Mar. 14 : securities proposed : themselves ; James Oads of Bread Street Hill, London, scrivener. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking their security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Thomas Trueman for cos. Leicester and Notts ; reference dated Mar. 14 : securities proposed : himself ; Philip Sherrard of Car Colston, co. Notts, esq. ; John Beesly of Hose, co. Leicester, gent. ; John Hawkins of Nottingham ; John Crispe of Nottingham, alderman ; John Sherwin of Nottingham, gent. ; John Wood of Nottingham, attorney. Warrant dated Mar. 21 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 18.
William Whitebread for co. Beds ; reference dated Mar. 14 : securities proposed : himself ; John Wilshire of Wellix [Welwyn], co. Herts, gent. ; Richard Houseman of Spittlefields, London, silk throwster. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
John Child for co. Wilts and city and close of New Sarum ; reference dated Mar. 16 : securities proposed : himself ; Thomas Child of Heddington, co. Wilts, gent. ; George Child of Eaton Kenall, co. Wilts, clerk ; Daniel Child of Brook Street, Holborn, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 21 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 21.
Law[rence] Ambrose for co. Berks ; reference dated Mar. 18 : securities proposed : himself ; Hen. Beck of Radcot, co. Oxford, esq. ; Edward Ambrose and James Wilders, both of London, gents. Warrant dated Mar. 21 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 21.
John Gore of Towcester, co. Northants, gent., for co. Northampton ; reference dated Mar. 19 : securities proposed : himself ; Thomas Knight of Slapton ; William Hartley of Stony Stratford ; Thomas Benson of Bowton [Boughton]. Warrant dated Mar. 23 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 22.
Christopher Bale for Devon and Exeter ; reference dated Mar. 19 : securities proposed : himself ; John Burrell and Tristram Bowdridg of Exeter, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 23 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 22.
John Newsham (Newham) for co. Warwick and Coventry ; reference dated Mar. 19 : securities proposed : himself ; Charles Newsham of Chadshunt, co. Warwick, esq. ; Thomas Newsham of Butlers Marston, gent. ; William Paulin of London, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 23 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 22.
Thomas Mathews for co. Hereford ; reference dated Mar. 19 : securities proposed : himself ; Mathew Hill of Webton, co. Hereford, gent. ; Ben. Hill of Hereford, gent. ; Thomas Mathews of Hereford, clerk. Warrant dated Mar. 23 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 22.
Ralph Williamson for Yorks co. and York city, Durham and Northumberland, Hull, Newcastle and Berwick ; reference dated Mar. 22 : securities proposed : himself ; William St. Quintin of Hull, esq. ; William Jennison, esq., town clerk of Newcastle ; John Robinson, attorney in Beverley ; Richard Scarborough of Halifax, merchant ; Robert Jackson, gent, Customer of Hull port ; Arnold Squibb, gent. Warrant dated April 5 for taking his security. Commission dated April 5.
Thomas Cobb for co. Southants and Isle of Wight ; reference dated Mar. 22 : securities proposed : himself ; Thomas Jervoyce, junr., of Herriard, esq. ; William Bishop of South Warnborough, esq. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Samuell Pacy of Lowestoft for co. Suffolk ; reference dated Mar. 23 : securities proposed : himself ; Thomas Barker and John Albertson of London, merchants. Warrant dated Mar. 29 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 29.
Morgan Whitley for cos. Denbigh, Flint, Montgomery, Carmarthen, Carnarvon, Merioneth, Anglesea, Cardigan, Radnor and Brecon ; reference dated Mar. 23 : securities proposed : himself ; Sir John Manwareing of Cheshire ; Samuel Farrington, Edward Fox, Fra. Jackson, Thomas Partlington [Partington], all of Chester. Fresh petition dated April 5 for these same counties, "being adjacent to the other." Commission dated April 6.
William Cawthorpe and Christopher Randes (Rands) for co. Lincoln ; reference dated Mar. 23 : securities proposed : themselves ; William Chapman of Skegnes, gent. ; Henry Randes of North Carlton, gent. ; Robert Clarke of the Baile of Lincoln, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking their security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Nath. Rich for co. Essex ; reference dated Mar. 23 : securities proposed : himself ; Sir Robert Rich of Rose Hall, Suffolk, kt. and bart. ; Nath. Rich, junr., of Woodham Walter, co. Essex ; John Ward of Hatton Garden, London, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking his security. Commisson dated Mar. 30.
Samuell Foden and William Green for co. Stafford ; reference dated Mar. 23 : securities proposed : themselves ; Jno. Chetwynd of Meare, co. Stafford ; Benj. Astbury of Blurton ; William Keyling of Sedgley, co. Stafford ; Thomas Nicholls of Aweley, co. Salop. Warrant dated Mar. 29 for taking their security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Richard Tregear for Cornwall ; reference dated Mar. 24 : securities proposed : himself ; Oliver Whiddon of Launceston, gent. ; Jo[h]n Oliver of Marazion, gent. Warrant dated April 15 for taking his security. Commission dated April 15.
Mr. John Mason for co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely ; reference dated Mar. 24 : securities proposed : himself ; Robert Aprice of Washingley, co. Hunts ; Jo[h]n Ferrar of Little Gidding ; Robert Williams of Buckden ; Jo[h]n Pulter of Broughton ; Jo[h]n Pickering of London, draper. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Mr. Thomas D'Oyley for co. Oxford ; reference dated Mar. 24 : securities proposed : himself ; William Kent, gent. ; Thomas Joyner, merchant ; Robert Miller, salter, all of London. Warrant dated April 8 for taking his security. Commission dated April 8.
Mr. William Love of Kimbolton, co. Hunts, and Robert Raby of Huntingdon, gent., for co. Huntingdon ; reference dated Mar. 26 : securities proposed : themselves ; Robert Maning of St. Martins in the Fields, esq. ; Edmd. Clark of Bread Street, London, haberdasher ; James Paris of Godmanchester, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking their security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
John Stanier for co. Salop ; reference dated Mar. 24 : securities proposed : [himself] ; Francis, Visct. Newport ; Lancelot Burton of St. Martins in the Fields, gent. ; Robert Wood of Muckleton, co. Salop [Mucklestone, co. Stafford], gent. ; John Stanier of Shrewsbury, gent. ; Richard Corfield of Harley, co. Salop, gent. Warrant dated Mar. 30 for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Gilbert Spencer for Kent and Canterbury ; reference dated Mar. 31 : securities proposed : himself ; Sir Cha. Bickerstaffe of Seal, co. Kent, kt. ; John Thorpe and Gilbert Spencer, both of Penshurst. Commission dated April 15.
Cha. Brawne and Thomas Allen for Somerset and Bristol ; reference dated Mar. 31 : securities proposed : themselves ; Edmund Daw of Ditcheat, co. Somerset ; Richard Wilton of Bruton. Warrant dated April 4 for taking their security. Commission dated April 4.
John Darbie for Dorset and Poole ; reference dated Mar. 31 : securities proposed : himself ; Christopher Theed of London, goldsmith ; Edmd. Jackson of London, mercer ; John Singleton of London, dyer. Warrant dated Mar. 30 [sic] for taking his security. Commission dated Mar. 30.
Richard Burneby for co. Rutland ; reference dated Mar. 30 : securities proposed : himself ; Richard Edge of Martinsthorpe, co. Rutland ; Richard Cockman of Wollaston, co. Northants ; John Cockman of Uppingham. Warrant dated April 4 for taking his security. Commission dated April 4.
Edward Mitchell for the county and city of Gloucester ; reference dated April 4 : securities proposed : himself ; John Prym of the Inner Temple, esq. ; John Carter, junr., of Charlton Abbots ; Walter Keble of Southrop, gent. Warrant dated April 11 for taking his security. Commission dated April 11.
Phillip Bearcroft for the county and city of Worcester ; reference dated April 5 : securities proposed : himself ; William Lygon of Madresfield, co. Worcester, esq. ; Edward Bull of Hollow, co. Worcester, esq. ; Edward Bearcroft of Clements Inn, gent. Warrant dated April 11 for taking his security. Commission dated April 11.
Samuell Bradshaw for co. Derby ; reference dated April 15 : securities proposed : [himself] ; Hen. Ferne of Chappel Street, Westminster, gent. ; Edmund Ferne of Bonsall, co. Derby, gent. ; Ralph Allen of Belper, co. Derby, gent. Warrant dated April 22 for taking his security. Commission dated April 21.
Andrew Hudleston (Huddleston) of Hutton John, co. Cumberland, esq., for cos. Cumberland, and Westmorland ; reference dated April 18 : securities proposed : himself ; Joseph Huddleston of Millom Castle ; Edward Hassel of Bateman. Warrant dated April 22 for taking his security. Commission dated April 21.
Cha. Williams for co. Monmouth ; reference dated April 23 : securities proposed : [himself] ; Nehemiah Williams of Newport, gent. ; Francis Lewis of Magor ; Edward Morgan of Crundy, gent. Warrant dated April 26 for taking his security. Commission dated April 26.
Geo. Howells for Glamorgan, Pembroke and Haverford West ; reference dated April 23 : securities proposed : himself ; Thomas Lewis, esq., of Lanishart [Llanishen], co. Glamorgan ; William Herbert, esq., of Gabalva in the parish of Llandaff ; Richard Laugher [? Laugher], esq., of Tytheston [Tythegston] ; Richard Lyson, esq., of Newton Nottage, esq. Warrant dated April 26 for taking his security. Commission dated April 26.
Mar. 11. Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Edward Russell, esq., for a reversionary lease for 99 years of about 60 houses in Suffolk Street [London]. Reference Book VI, p. 380.
Mar. 13. Treasury order, by way of subscription, for the execution of a warrant dated Mar. 8 from the Earl of Dorset, Lord Chamberlain, to Sir Francis Lawley, Master and Treasurer of the Jewel House, for the delivery of 50 ounces of gilt plate as a gift from the Queen at the christening of the child of Richard Bradley, one of the Pages of the Queen's Bedchamber. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, p. 524.
Mar. 14. Royal sign manual by the Queen for 500l. to Sir John Morgan, Governor of Chester, without account : as reward for his pains and expenses in the time he acted as Quarter Master General at Chester in the room of Lieut. Gen. Sgravemore. (Money order dated Mar. 18 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 190. Order Book III, p. 258.
Royal sign manual by the Queen for 145l. to Sir John Trevor for 29 days, Jan. 31 last to Feb. 29 last, on his allowance of 5l. a day as Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money order dated Mar. 18 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 190. Order Book III, p. 258.
Same for 1,000l. to Thomas Firmin (nominated by Sir Thomas Stamp, Lord Mayor of London, and Henry, Bishop of London) to be by him paid into the Chamber of London, to be there distributed and disposed of by the direction of said Mayor and Bishop "for the relief and support of our poor subjects inhabiting within the parishes in and about our said city as of our [the Queen's] royal bounty and charity towards them." (Money order dated Mar. 21 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, pp. 194-5. Order Book III, p. 259.
Same for 1,035l. to the Sieur Baron de Frize : without account : upon an allowance of 5l. a day for 207 days, 1691, June 7 to Dec. 31 [during which period] "he was employed the last year as our Envoy to the Elector of Saxony." (Money order dated Mar. 21 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 195. Order Book III, p. 259.
Same for 400l. to John, Bishop of Bristol : as royal bounty : without account : to be satisfied out of the revenues of the bishoprics lately vacant. (Money order dated Mar. 22 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 195. Order Book III, p. 258.
Same for the following issues : viz. :
37l. 14s. 0d. to Geo. Ward for the subsistence for 13 weeks, 7 Nov. last to Feb. 6 last, of the following late prisoners in Newgate, viz. John Auchmonly, Andrew Rutherford and John Livinston, at 10s. a week each, and Robert Johnson, Pat. Cuningham and James Innes, at 6s. per week each.
8l. to Geo. Mathews for the use of Simon Ohaugherne, prisoner in the Marshalsea : for eight weeks, Jan. 12 last to the 8th inst., on his subsistence allowance of 20s. per week.
20l. to Cha. Cox as royal bounty towards defraying his passage to Maryland, whither he is going as chaplain.
(Money order dated Mar. 22 hereon.)
King's Warrant Book XVI, pp. 198-9. Order Book III, p. 260.
Money warrant for 500l. to Christopher Tancred for one year to Michaelmas last on his annuity as Master of the Harriers. Money Book XI, p. 277.
Same for 315l. 11s. 8d. to Sir William Dutton Colt for a bill of extraordinaries, 1691, Aug. 27, to 1691-2, Feb. 28, as Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg. (Money order dated Mar. 15 hereon.)
Appending : said bill, as allowed by Visct. Sidney, except the 7th article, which he refers to the Treasury Lords :
Ibid, p. 278. Order Book III, p. 257.
l. s. d.
postage of letters, gazettes and printed papers 38 4 0
ditto [postage of letters] at Amsterdam, Bremen etc 40 9 8
postage of letters at London, Gazettes, Votes of Parliament and other printed papers 20 1 0
paid for correspondence in several places 15 6 0
paid for paper, books, wax and other things 7 8 0
paid Exchequer fees on 910l. for my ordinary and on 422l. for extraordinaries 38 17 0
paid for procuring [borrowing] money upon the tallies [for the above sums] at 5 per cent 45 10 0
paid for a house at Hanover and lodgings at Brunswick and Wolfenbuttel 60 0 0
new year's gifts at the several Courts 29 16 0
£315 11 8
Money warrant for 81l. 3s. 2d. to William Burton, clerk to the Agents for Taxes : 30l. thereof for half a year to Christmas last on his salary ; 10l. for same half year for a messenger : and the remaining 41l. 3s. 2d. for one year's incidents for said Office to Jan. 1 last. (Money order dated Mar. 16 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 278. Order Book III, p. 257.
Same for 100l. each to Bartholomew Fillingham, Thomas Hall, Edmd. Woodroff and Phi. Ryley for half a year to Christmas last on their allowance as Agents for Taxes. (Money order dated Mar. 16 hereon.) Money Book XI, p. 279. Order Book III, p. 257.
Henry Guy to Mr. [Charles] Fox to pay 200l. to Gerrard Wymans and Company on a bill of exchange drawn at Dublin Jan. 28 last by Mr. Van Homrigh on me [Guy] and accepted Feb. 20 last by Mr. Pauncefort. My Lords will on Wednesday next appoint money for your reimbursement. Disposition Book X, p. 81.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue the 20l. weekly (reserved. ut supra, p. 1534) to Thomas Lloyd. Paymaster of the Works, up to a total of 789l. 12s. 3d. : same to be by him paid over to Lord Villiers towards carrying on the repairs in Hyde Park. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General to discharge and pay off by 800l. a week from this week for 29 weeks successively the tallies for 24,000l., which my Lords have appointed to be struck on the Post Office revenue for Mr. Thomas Lloyd. Paymaster of the Works. Ibid.
Same to Serjt. Ryley. You are to come to no conclusion concerning the sale of wood in Dean Forest till further order from my Lords. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 219.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to send an officer to the lodgings of Monsieur le President de la Tour at the Three Black Posts in Suffolk Street to seal up his goods that are going to Holland. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General. Is the Writ of Error prepared and brought against the judgment given in the Exchequer for the bankers? Ibid.
Same to Mr. [Charles] Fox. Please transmit to Mr. Robinson the enclosed papers [all missing] relating to the accounts of the Army in Ireland. Ibid.
Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Nicholas Roope, esq., Governor of Dartmouth Castle and Blockhouses. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 220.
Same to Sir Francis Lawley [Master of the Jewel House] for an account what the plate will amount to that is ordered to be provided for the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. Ibid.
Same to Visct. Newport. My Lords note that your accompts as Receiver General of the first Poll, the [first] 12d. Aid [1 Wm. and Mary, c. 20], the 3s. Aid [the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid] and the second Poll for [the assessment districts of] the palaces of Whitehall and St. James's and the Verge thereof are not yet stated, and that considerable sums are still in arrear [there] upon the said taxes. Please have your accounts forthwith made up, to the end a speedy course may be taken for levying moneys on such persons as shall be returned in super. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Medhurst. My Lords note that your account as Receiver of the Assessments upon the Peers of England for the first 12d. Aid is not yet stated. You are to have the same made up etc. as above. (The like letter to Benj. Gregg for his account of the moneys charged upon the Peers by the second Poll.) Ibid.
Same to Mr. Grey, Auditor for Wales. My Lords are informed that for some time the accounts of several Receivers lying before the Deputy Auditor for Wales are not yet stated. Take care they be forthwith made up and passed, so that their Majesties service may no longer suffer by delay therein. Ibid, p. 221.
Same to Mr. Clark 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 1,471l. 2s. 4d. each to the following Colonels for four months' personal pay to the officers of their respective Regiments, viz. Col. [William] Selwyn, Col. Trelawny, Col. [John] Beaumont, Col. [Richard] Brewer, Col. [Ferdinando] Hastings, Col. [Toby] Purcell, Col. [Thomas] Erle, Col. [Samuel] Venner, Sir David Collyer, Col. [John] Hales, Col. Churchill, Col. [Zachariah] Tiffin : (total, 17,653l. 8s. 0d.). Ibid.
Same to same to procure a same to authorise same to pay 2,000l. to the Commissioners for Transportation. Ibid.
Same to Sir Christopher Wrenn. Mr. Thomas Addison has petitioned my Lords to be housekeeper of the late Jesuits College and Chapel in the Savoy. Please view the premises and certify my Lords what you think necessary to keep it in sufficient repair yearly. Ibid, p. 222.
The Treasury Lords to the Commissioners of Accounts. In answer to yours of this day, we do not make any difficulty of allowing the sum of 2,500l. which you desire may be paid to Mr. Tollett upon account for your clerks, messengers, officers and contingencies until 1693, April 25, although it doth exceed what was allowed for those officers and charges in the former year. But their Majesties' occasions being very pressing for money, and this sum being for 1¼ years almost wholly to come, we presume it will be sufficient to answer the service if we appoint it to be paid by 100l. a week out of the Excise until the whole 2,500l. be satisfied. We intend to obtain a royal warrant and [to sign] our own order for paying it accordingly. Ibid, p. 223.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Clinton as collector of Barnstaple port loco Roger Chappell, who relinquishes same.
William Rosser as tidesman and boatman at Swansea loco Lawrence Dyer, lately deceased.
James Imber (a tidesman at Poole) to exchange places with William Jordan (a boatman at Bewley in Cowes port) : Jordan to have also the command of the scout boat at Poole.
Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 391.
Same to Thomas Newton. woodward of Whittlewood and Salcey Forests, to fell sufficient coarse trees there for the gating, posting and cabbening and sufficient of other trees (unmarked and not fit for the Navy) for the staking of the following coppices, the said coppices being certified as of 21 years' growth and fit to be cut and felled this season : viz., Quinton Tounge Coppice in the Walk of John Wynne, Clubbs Coppice in the Walk of Robert Howling in Salcey Forest, Steer Coppice in Wakefield Walk and Grubhill Coppice in Hanger Walk in Whittlewood Forest. The gates and posts made last year are to be used where they can be spared from those coppices where any timber trees are left unsold and not carried off : and the same to be observed [in future years] with the gates and posts hereby to be made. An account of the whole is to be rendered to the Auditor for co. Northampton. Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, pp. 523-4.
Entry of a Treasury caveat on behalf of Christopher Dodsworth and Samuel Weal, gent., against a grant to Mr. Prideaux or any others of moneys levied on Dissenters and not yet answered to the Crown till they (Dodsworth and Weal) be first heard. Notice to be given to Mr. William Hill at his house in Chancery Lane over against Lincoln's Inn. Caveat Book, p. 26.
Mar. 15. Royal warrant by the Queen to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or pension of 500l. a year to Thomas Windesor. esq., as a Groom of the Bedchamber, during his continuance in the said service. King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 194.
Same to same for a same for 100l. a year to Charles, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Keeper of Greenwich Park : to be paid quarterly as from 1689, Lady day : during pleasure : and 275l. to be forthwith paid hereon for 2¾ years to Christmas last : same to be for the payment of the wages and salary of the underkeeper of said park and his servants, for repairing the lodge, making hay for the deer and other necessary disbursements upon any emergency there. Ibid, p. 199.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay by way of advance the 1,035l. appointed the 3rd inst. to be issued to the Baron de Frize, supra, p. 1526. The necessary warrants shall be sent to you for same. As it is for his ordinary during the time he was employed last summer as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Saxony, you are to detain the [Exchequer] fees usual in such cases. Disposition Book X, p. 82.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 315l. 11s. 8d., supra, p. 1543, to Sir William Dutton Colt out of the like sum which will be lent by him or his agent on credit of the three fourths of the Tunnage and Poundage after satisfaction of the 500,000l. loans thereon. Disposition Book X, p. 82.
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant to be signed by the Queen, to authorise Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 13,800l. to Mr. Jacob Vander Esch to answer three bills of exchange drawn by Monsieur Schuylenburg. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 222.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh. My Lords have laid before the King your report on the petition of Lieut. Col. William Wakelyn and Walter Shaw, gent., executors of Lieut. Col. Richard Pope, deceased. It is his pleasure that the debt of 628l. 19s. 0d. due to the petitioners be borne by the Regiment. Please stop this sum from the Regiment and pay it over accordingly : see infra, p. 1549. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed report [missing] from the Customs Commissioners on a letter from the Privy Council of Ireland touching the exporting sheep and other cattle to Ireland. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Waller. In your information to my Lords about Mr. Phillip Bearcroft being robbed in co. Bucks of some of the King's money, you say that he was offered good bills for the return of the money and refused them. Please produce proof of this. Ibid, p. 223.
Same to Mr. Fox to report to my Lords to-morrow on the enclosed memorial [missing] about Colonels in Ireland. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Capt. Silver. Ibid.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing : (a) Order of the Privy Council, dated Whitehall, Mar. 10 inst. On the 1st inst. the King in Council referred to the Admiralty Lords the petition of several merchants trading to Newfoundland for licence for their ships to go out on the fishing trade and that convoy be allowed them. They have this day reported favourably thereon. It is therefore hereby ordered the following ships be so permitted to proceed with protections for their crews as specified and that the Admiralty Lords appoint convoy : viz. the ships
Unity, 400 tons, 30 seamen, 40 landsmen.
Thomas and Samuell, 170 tons, 17 seamen, 10 landsmen.
Bourdeaux Merchant, 200 tons, 16 seamen, 8 landsmen.
Joseph, 80 tons, 7 seamen, 4 landsmen.
George, 90 tons, 8 seamen, 5 landsmen.
Frederick. 200 tons. 18 seamen, 11 landsmen.
Expedition, 200 tons, 18 seamen, 11 landsmen.
Providence, 260 tons, 22 seamen, 12 landsmen.
Fidelia, 80 tons, 7 seamen, 5 landsmen.
Dowrish, 70 tons. 7 seamen, 4 landsmen.
Out Letters (Customs) XII, pp. 391-2.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing : (a) Order of the Queen in Council, dated Whitehall, Mar. 11 inst., to discharge from seizure the Delight. Thomas Edwardson master, and the Owner's Adventure, John Webber master, and that they be delivered to the said masters : they having been imprested with their said ships by Major General Tallmash to transport the Irish [Troops] from Limerick to France and having performed the same were in their return from Brest forced by Capt. Butts, Commissary for that service, to take on board 34 butts of wine and 54 pieces of cloth to be conveyed to Dublin for Lord Lucan's account, but being driven by contrary winds into Bideford, they were there seized for bringing French goods, although they were not to receive any freight for the said goods, said Butts having refused to give them a pass to return to Ireland until the said goods were on board, and permission by letter having been granted by the Earl of Athlone to said Lord Lucan to send back some wine and French goods in the ships that carried over the Irish Forces : which letter has been seen by the Committee for Trade and Plantations, to whom the said shipmasters' petition was referred Feb. 11 last.
Out Letters (Customs) XII, pp. 392-3.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Thomas Urwen, clerk, for a fresh lease of two fulling mills in Cumberland. Reference Book VI, p. 380.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland. It has been represented to the Queen that 2,000l. per an. is not sufficient to defray the charges which are paid in Ireland by way of Concordatum. Please send us an account of the application of that sum contained in the establishment for the last year, and to what particular uses the sums that have been contained in the late establishment under the head of Concordatums have been commonly issued and how far you think it necessary to increase same. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 119.
Same to same. The Queen has been made acquainted with so much ef the letter from the Lord Chancellor of Ireland to [Secretary] the Earl of Nottingham, as concerns the lands seized by the Revenue Commissioners as belonging to persons not indicted or outlawed, but in probability guilty of the rebellion, and to persons who claim to be comprehended within the Articles for Restitution. It is her pleasure that you grant leases of the said lands to the said persons under each of the said qualifications, at a full rent with good security to pay same in case they shall not upon examination or trial appear to have right to be restored. Ibid.
Royal warrant to same to pay 400l. to John Pulteney for the year's salary to Christmas last as Clerk of the Privy Council in Ireland and 40l. for paper and parchment : he having been appointed to that post on the settling the Privy Council there, but his patent not having passed till about Christmas last, he having then officiated for about a year. Ibid, pp. 119-20.
Mar. 16. Henry Guy to Sir Rowland Gwynn [Treasurer of the Chamber]. Sir William Forrester has represented to my Lords that on Feb. 23 last there was due to him from you 493l. 14s. 0d. for principal and interest and that he has made several applications to you for it without effect. They recommend you to pay same out of a moiety of the fees and profits of your office. Disposition Book X, p. 82
Same to Mr. Allen, enclosing the petitions [missing] of several persons concerning money which you owe them for ropes, engines etc. for pressing of hay sent to Ireland. My Lords direct you to take care to forthwith pay same and to give the Treasury an immediate account thereof. Please return the petitions with Mr. Rowe's report thereon, herewith enclosed [missing]. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 223.
Same to Lord Montagu [Master of the Great Wardrobe], enclosing a memorial [missing] concerning liveries to be provided for a trumpeter and a kettle drummer of the First Troop of Guards and a trumpeter of the Third Troop of Guards. Send my Lords an estimate for these liveries. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to write to the Excise collectors near Bristol to furnish to Mr. Robert Yates, correspondent to the Commissioners of Transports, sums not exceeding 2,888l. for provisions for 2,000 Irish who are to be transported to Hamburg in order to entering into the Emperor's service. Yates will draw bills for the sums on the Commissioners of Transports [to the credit of the Excise] and my Lords will take care that they be duly complied with. Ibid, p. 224.
Same to Mr. Clarke to the like effect, ut supra, p. 1547, concerning the debt of 628l. 19s. 0d. to Lieut. Col. Richard Pope. It is to be borne and paid by the Second Regiment of Foot Guards and to be stopped out of their arrears or offreckonings at their next clearing. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the [Assessment] Commissioners for co. Southants for the first Twelve Months' Tax [2 Wm. and Mary, Sess. 2, c. 1]. At your first general meeting you thought it equitable, in consideration of the great decay of trade in the town of Southampton, to ease the town by 100l. of the proportions formerly charged thereon in like Aids, and by an order signed by Col. Norton, then chairman, and Sir Charles Windham and others, the said 100l. was charged on the Hundreds of Portsdown, New Forest, Kingsclere, Andover and Basingstoke. Of these only Portsdown has paid its quota of 20l., the others refusing to pay. You, the Commissioners for the said divisions, are to cause the said 80l. to be paid to the Receiver General to enable him to clear his accounts and thereby avoid the inconvenience and charge that may arise by setting the said divisions or county in super. Ibid, p. 225.
Henry Guy to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant to be signed by the Queen, to authorise Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces lately in Ireland, to pay 50l. to Mris. Mary Wilkinson on account of her husband's pay as Captain in the Earl of Meath's Regiment of Foot. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 225.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners of Prizes of the petition of the Earl of Scarborough for a grant of the King's tenths of the prize which the Crowned Prince Friedrick brought into Newcastle. Reference Book VI, p. 380.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General of the report from the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, upon Sir Francis Blundel's petition, ut supra, p. 906. Ibid, p. 382.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer for a Commission under the Exchequer seal to Sir Charles Windham, kt., Richard Holt, James Dewey, Charles Cole, Richard Cobb, Maurice Buckland, Thomas Wiltshaw, Frederick Tilney, William Stigant and William Bulkeley for enquiry in New Forest.
Prefixing : articles of said inquiry. (1) What timber trees fit for the Navy ; (2) what dotard and decayed trees and their value ; (3) what embezzlements, wastes or spoils and by whom ; (4) the state of Lindhurst House and Stables and of the several Lodges and Railes in the forest, and what moneys have been appointed for same since the accession and how expended ; (5) what fee wood or fuel wood is taken by any officer or keeper, and whether any of them carry off and sell any such wood ; (6) purprestures or encroachments, by whom, of what values and nature ; (7) what browsewood has been cut in any of the Walks since the accession, by whom, to what value and whether lawful or not ; (8) what number of hogs have been taken into the forest within one year last past and whether same have been received or continued otherwise than of right they ought, and who receives and sustains them and what the damage to the Crown ; (9) how the Forest Courts have been kept and whether persons presented and bound to the Swainmote Courts have been duly called or their recognizances concealed and if so by whom.
Warrants not Relating to Money XIII, pp. 529-30.
[?] Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of a lease to the Earl of Manchester of the Hundreds of Toseland and Leightonstone, co. Huntingdon, ut supra, p. 1486. Ibid, p. 530.
Mar. 17. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer "towards satisfying of this week's disposition" : viz. : Disposition Book X, pp 83-4.
l. s. d.
Out of 31,232l. 5s. 3d. of loans on the second Twelve Months' Aid ; 1,220l. 6s. 4d. of the Double Excise ; 6,040l. of the 21d. per barrel and 293l. 2s. 6½d. of moneys that shall first come in on any of those heads : making 38,725l. 14s. 1½d. in all.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for the growing week's subsistence [of the Forces. England] and half pay [to the officers] 8,674 5 7
to ditto for the General [or Staff] Officers in further part of their clearings to Jan. 1 last 1,000 0 0
to ditto for the gunners in further part of their arrear 107 18 4
to ditto for Sir William Douglass upon account of his pay for four months 60 0 0
to ditto for Captain Silver 100 0 0
to ditto for Col. Ashton and Col. Bynns in part of their allowance of 1s. 3d. a day 200 0 0
to Mr. Fox and Mr. Coningsby in part of 16,000l. remaining to answer bills from Ireland 2,000 0 0
to ditto to meet bills from the several ports [in England] for subsisting the Forces at their landing [from Ireland] 828 19
to ditto for the remainder of Mr. Vanhomrigh's bills 600 0 0
to ditto for Col. Fairfax, Col. Windham and Major Butler in part of 700l. imprested to them at their going down to the ports : in the margin, contingencies 200 0 0
to ditto for a week's subsistence for the Royal Regiment [of Horse], Lanier's, Ruvigny's, Langston's, Coy's, Windham's and the Duke of Leinster's Regiments of Horse 2,202 6 4
to ditto for same for the Royal Regiment of Dragoon Guards 326 0 0
to ditto for same for 12 Regiments of Foot 2,482 6 6
to ditto for same for the Danish Forces [the money to be sent by exchange or] returned to Flanders 1,173 0 0
to ditto to be returned [forwarded by exchange] to Holland for recruit horses for the Danes 1,250 0 0
to ditto to be returned [by exchange] to Hamburg for recruits 1,000 0 0
to ditto for clothing the Danes 2,000 0 0
to ditto for small accoutrements for the Regiments of Lanier, Langston and Windham 2,100 0 0
to ditto for Col. La Mote in part of 306l., his allowance to Jan. 1 [last] as Col. and First Captain of the Miners 184 0 0
to ditto for Col. Bellcastle 200 0 0
to ditto for the Provost Marshal General on account of his pay 100 0 0
to ditto for Monsieur Vander Esch for subsistence to the Regiments of Horse [Guards] and Dragoon Guards and seven Regiments of Horse 2,250 0 0
to ditto for same for the like to six Regiments of Foot 1,122 8 0
to ditto for same upon account of four months' pay to Eppinger's Dragoons 2,000 0 0
to ditto for same for 770[? recruits] of the same Dragoons at 2l. each 1,540 0 0
to ditto for the Commissioners of the Transports upon account of the arrear of freight to several [ship]masters 2,000 0 0
to ditto for same for the freight of Col. Trelawney's Regiment to Ostend 584 10 0
to ditto for same upon account of the arrear of transports from this river [Thames] to Holland 500 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for land service 2,000 0 0
Out of the money that is in or that shall come in of the Hereditary Excise and the Fourth [part] of the Temporary Excise.
to be reserved for the Privy Pursetill further order 1,000 0 0
to the Cofferer of the Household 1,000 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service 350 0 0
£41,135 14
Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to deliver to Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance the tallies now in your custody for 36,000l. lent in their names (upon the three fourths of the Customs) for the Duke of Savoy, "to the end they may have orders of repayment thereupon." They will give you a receipt for the said sum. President de la Tour is to receive the amount from them by bills payable at Genoa and Leghorn. Disposition Book X, p. 85.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 2,000l. to Monsieur Auverquer, Master of the Horse ; out of the 2,871l. 2s. 10d. remaining at my Lords' disposal of loans on the Hereditary Excise and the fourth part of the Temporary Excise. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to hasten the payment of the 40,000l. which you are to lend into the Exchequer on the Hereditary Excise and fourth part of the Temporary Excise, "their Majesties' service suffering very much for want of the said money." Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to deliver to the Marquis de Grenea the lace, cravats and chocolate seized at Harwich, he being immediately to prosecute his journey to Spain.
Appending : note of said goods sworn to by Edwd. Townly, "servant to the Consul."
Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 224.
Mar. 18. Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for a restitution of goods and chattels to Patrick Cunningham et al. as follows. At the General Gaol Delivery for co. Suffolk, held at St. Edmundsbury 1689, July 16. Patrick Conningham, James Junas, Robert Johnston, labourers, John Levingston, John Auchmonty. William Danes (Deanes) and Alexander Gawne, gent., were convicted of high treason. They have since been pardoned. Being further moved with compassion, their Majesties hereby grant to them their several goods, chattels and effects forfeited by their attainder or conviction. King's Warrant Book XVI, pp. 196-7.
Royal warrant to the Treasury to pay to the Commissioners of Accounts 2,500l. for clerks, messengers and necessary charges of the said Commissioners until 1693, April 25. (Money warrant dated Mar. 21 hereon for 2,500l. to George Tollet, esq., for said Commissioners : as imprest.) (Money order dated Mar. 22 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVI, p. 198. Money Book XI, p. 281. Order Book III, p. 262.
Henry Guy to the Postmaster General, enclosing a presentment from the Customs Commissioners with the information [all missing] of John Pearse and Jonathan Deeplake tending to prove that William Kempter (Kempster), postmaster of Harwich and owner of the stage coaches of that place, did by force and violence assault and hinder them in the execution of their duty. As such practices are very prejudicial to the revenue, you are to dismiss Kempster. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 227.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra.
Prefixing : (a) Order of the Queen in Council, dated Whitehall, Mar. 17 inst., for payments of moneys on account of impresting seamen as follows. Her Majesty has this day given order to the Admiralty Lords to raise 8,100 seafaring men for manning the Fleet. It will conduce to the expedition of this service if the Vice-Admirals concerned be paid the necessary moneys by the nearest Customs collectors, "and it being offered, upon the uncertainty of what the full charge of so many men may amount unto, that there should at first be advanced by way of imprest at the rate of 10s. per man," it is hereby ordered that the following sums be paid to the respective Vice-Admirals as follows by the collectors of the ports nearest to them : viz. :
650l. to George Courtney ; to raise 1,300 men in Devon (by the collector of Exeter or Plymouth or both).
125l. to Sir Jo. Trelawney, Bishop of Exeter ; to raise 250 men in South Cornwall (by the collector of Fowey).
50l. to Sir John Molesworth ; to raise 100 men in North Cornwall (by the collector of Padstow).
100l. to Sir John Guise ; to raise 200 men in co. Gloucester (by the collector of Gloucester).
250l. to the Mayor of Bristol ; to raise 500 men in Bristol (by the collector of Bristol).
100l. to Sir Edward Phelips ; to raise 200 men in co. Somerset (by the collector of Minehead).
250l. to the Earl of Shaftesbury ; to raise 500 men in co. Dorset (by the collector of Weymouth).
250l. to Sir Robert Holmes ; to raise 500 men in co. Southants and Isle of Wight (by the collector of Cowes).
150l. to Sir John Pelham ; to raise 300 men in Sussex (by the collector of Shoreham).
100l. to Visct. Sidney ; to raise 200 men in Kent (by the collector of Dover or Deal or both).
150l. to the Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports ; to raise 300 men in the Cinque Ports.
150l. to Edward Cary, esq. ; to raise 300 men in Essex (by the collector of Harwich).
250l. to Sir Thomas Allen ; to raise 500 men in Suffolk (by the collector of Ipswich).
250l. to Sir Henry Hobert (Hobard) ; to raise 500 men in Norfolk (by the collector of Yarmouth).
400l. to the Earl of Scarborough ; to raise 800 men in Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle (by the collector of Newcastle).
75l. to — to raise 150 men in Lincolnshire (by the collector of Boston).
150l. to the Earl of Carbery ; to raise 300 men in South Wales (by the collector of Pembroke).
100l. to William Williams ; to raise 200 men in North Wales (by the collector of Beaumaris).
100l. to — ; to raise 200 men in Cumberland and Westmorland (by the collector of Carlisle).
250l. to — ; to raise 500 men in Yorkshire (by the collector of Hull).
75l. to Lord [Gerard of] Brandon ; to raise 150 men in Lancashire (by the collector of Liverpool).
75l. to — ; to raise 150 men in Cheshire (by the collector of Chester).
For what further sums may be necessary, the Treasury Lords are to renew their orders to the respective collectors of Customs at the request of the Admiralty Lords, who are to be accountable to the Navy Board for all the said moneys.
Out Letters (Customs) XII, pp. 393-4.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to order their collectors in the respective ports as above to take care that the Vice-Admiral's acquittances for same shall express that the same is for the service of this present year. Out Letters (Customs) XII, p. 394.
Henry Guy to same to give order that if any of the respective collectors as above have not sufficient money in hand the next adjoining collector is to furnish same. Ibid, p. 395.
Same to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of William Shaw, esq., concerning an arrear of Hearthmoney. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 120.
Money order for 232l. 3s. 4d. to John Walker, Usher of the Exchequer Court, for necessaries supplied to the officers of said Court in Hilary term, 1691, and for his own diet 1691, July 28, to 1691-2, Mar. 17. Order Book III, p. 262.
Mar. 19. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to instruct the Tellers to take in guineas at 1l. 2s. 0d. each from such persons as shall make loans to the King upon credit of the three fourths of the Customs. My Lords will take care that the guineas be issued out of the Exchequer at the same rate. Disposition Book X, p. 85.
Same to same to issue 11,770l. 18s. 4d. to Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby out of the loans made by the citizens of London upon credit of the three fourths of the Customs. If such loans are not sufficient to satisfy said sum, the balance is to be issued out of loans on the second Twelve Months' Aid. The said sum is to be paid by Fox and Coningsby as follows, viz. 4,311l. 4s. 4d. for Sir John Lanier's Regiment ; 3,014l. 18s. 4d. for Col. Langston's ; 2,973l. 13s. 4d. for Col. Windham's ; 1,471l. for Col. Trelawney's. Ibid, p. 86.
Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to permit the export to Holland, Customs free, of goods for Lieut. Gen. Mackay's Regiment (754 soldiers' coats and breeches and Pie coats ; 39 coats and Pie coats for serjeants ; various items for officers). Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 225.
Same to Mr. Hoar and Mr. Overton. Send my Lords your report on the Duchess of Grafton's petition concerning the coining of penny and twopenny pieces. Do not delay your report by reason of Mr. Neale's indisposition. Ibid, p. 226.
Same to Mr. Foley and Mr. Hunt. I have laid before my Lords yours of the 16th inst. In reply, I am to say that Mr. Bearcroft's commission as Receiver for co. Worcester for the last Twelve Months' Aid lies ready signed for him in this [the Treasury] Office. If he does not return his bond and appoint some person to take out his commission speedily, my Lords will appoint another Receiver for your county. Ibid.
Same to Mr. [Charles] Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lady Sandys, praying payment of 80l. per an. due to her out of the pay of Sir Edwyn Sandys. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke. Abraham Yarner, Muster Master General of Ireland, has represented to my Lords that the greatest part of the officers of the Army lately employed in the reduction of Ireland have neglected to enter their commissions with him, pursuant to the Articles of War and Instructions for Musters ; and that by reason thereof he cannot proceed to settle or perfect the Muster Rolls of the Army in order to adjust the arrear, as commanded by his Majesty. You are with all speed to give Yarner attested lists of all the Commissions entered in the Secretary at War's Office since 1688, Nov. 5, according to which he is to allow the respective officers on the said Muster Rolls. (The like letter to Mr. Crawford, as Commissary General of the Musters ; for the lists of Commissions entered in that Office. The like letter to Mr. Warr for the list of Commissions entered in the Earl of Nottingham's Office. The like letter to Mr. Bridegman for the like list of Commissions entered in Viscount Sidney's Office.) Ibid.
Same to Mr. [Charles] Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Charles Crow, chaplain to Lord Cutts' Regiment ; praying payment of 80l. due to him for the year 1690. Ibid, p. 227.
Same to the Attorney General for his opinion whether they that have already taken the oath etc. as Commissioners of the Treasury are obliged to take the same again upon a new Commission of the Treasury in which they are continued. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby [Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland] to pay 200l. to Col. Belcastle on account of his pay ; and 310l. to Col. La Mote for his allowance of 40s. a day, to Dec. 31 [last]. Ibid.
Same to same for a same to authorise same to pay 2,000l. to Col. Edward Mathews for the Royal Regiment of Dragoons and 1,500l. to Col. Leveson : in both cases for providing recruit horses for their Regiments : total, 3,500l. Ibid, p. 228.
The like for payments to the Colonels as follow for small necessaries for their respective Regiments : viz. : 1,200l. each to the Earl of Oxford for the Royal Regiment of Horse ; and to Col. Villiers, Col. Coy, Col. Langston, Col. Windham ; and 1,800l. each to Sir John Laniere and the Marquis de Ruvigny : total, 9,600l. Out Letters (General) XIII, p. 228.
The like for payments to the Colonels as follow for the non-commission officers and soldiers under their command : viz. : 918l. 10s. 0d. to Sir John Laniere ; 635l. 15s. 0d. to Col. Langston ; 594l. 10s. 0d. to Col. Windham. Ibid.
The like for payments to the Colonels as follow upon account for clothing their respective Regiments of Horse : viz. : 1,000l. each to Aubrey, Earl of Oxford, Col. Villiers, Col. Coy, Col. Langston, Col. Windham and the Duke of Leinster ; and 1,500l. each to Sir John Lanier and the Marquis de Ruvigny. Ibid.
The like for payments to the Colonels as follow upon account for four months' personal pay to their officers : viz. : 1,779l. 3s. 4d. each to the Earl of Oxford, Col. Villiers, Col. Coy, Col. Langston, Col. Windham ; and 2,492l. 14s. 4d. each to Sir John Laniere and the Marquis de Ruvigny. Ibid.
The like for the following payments : viz. : 2,000l. to the Commissioners of Transportation for arrears of freight to the [ship]masters at Bideford for bringing Forces from Ireland.
1,584l. 10s. 0d. to same for the shipmasters that carry Col. Trelawney's Regiment at Ostend.
500l. to same for arrears to the shipmasters that carried Forces from the Thames to Holland.
Ibid.
Treasury reference to Mr. Charles Fox of the petition of Henry Devenish, praying payment of 368l. 15s. 8d. due to him as executor to Major Francis Devenish and Capt. Ben. Devenish of Col. Earle's Regiment. Reference Book VI, p. 382.
Same to William Harbord [as Surveyor General of Crown Lands] of the petition of Percivall Brunskell for a grant of a parcel of waste or common ground adjoining Windsor Forest and leading thence to the town of Chertsey : at a rent of 10l. per an. Ibid.
Same to the Auditor of Excise and Auditor Bridges of a draft privy seal to authorise the passing of the accounts of Sir Henry Ashurst et al. [as late Excise Commissioners], notwithstanding that the preceding accounts of the Excise Commissioners are not yet passed. Ibid.
Royal warrant by the Queen to Visct. Sidney, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, for a pension of 25l. per an. to Thomas Hughs : to be payable quarterly from Christmas last during pleasure, out of the revenue of Ireland : in consideration of his miserable and distressed condition by the loss of his sight in the service of Charles II as a tidewaiter in Londonderry port. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 121.