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'Entry Book: April 1693, 1-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 136-152. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82101 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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April 1693, 1–10

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
1693. April 1. Treasury warrant to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay 63l. 2s. 0d. to Robert Russell, Clerk of the Pipe, and the secondary and sworn clerks in that Office; 5l. 15s. 0d. to the Comptroller of the Pipe; and 11l. 15s. 0d. to John Ady and John Ballow, Deputy Chamberlains in the Exchequer Court: for one year to 1692, June 24, on their several fees payable out of the Customs. Money Book XII, p. 48.
April 1. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the First Fruits for 500l. to Aubrey, Earl of Oxford, for last Lady day quarter on his pension. Money Book XII, p 49.
Same to same for tallies on the Excise for 4,500l. to George, Duke of Northumberland, for 1½ years to 1693, Lady day, on his annuity. Ibid.
Same to same for tallies on the Excise for 6,000l. to Ann, Duchess of Monmouth, now Duchess of Buccleuch, for same time on same. Ibid.
Same to same for tallies on the Excise for 2,950l. to Charles, Duke of Southampton, 375l. thereof to complete a half year to 1686, Sept. 29, on his pension of 3,000l. per an. and the remaining 2,575l. as in part of the succeeding year to 1687, Sept. 29, thereon. Ibid, p. 50.
Treasury allowance of the Excise Office salary bill, detailed, for 1693, Mar. 25 quarter: total 5,167l. 8s. 0d. Ibid, pp. 50–2.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Excise for 1,000l. to the Earl of Bath for one year to 1691, Lady day, on the annuity to him and Lord Hawley for Frances, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox. Ibid, p. 53.
Same for the collectors of the outports to pay the 1693, Lady day quarter's salary bill of the outports Customs officers: being 5,395l. 15s. 0d. established salaries, 570l. 15s. 0d. additional salaries: total 5,930l. 10s. 0d. Ibid, p. 55.
Same, dated April 3, to the Customs Cashier to pay same quarter's salary bill of the Customs, London port: being 5,101l. 5s. 10d. established salaries, 120l. additional salaries: total 5,221l. 5s. 10d. Ibid.
Money warrant for 132l. to William Whitebread, Receiver General for co. Beds. of the second Twelve Months' Aid and Quarterly Poll, for his extraordinary charges and service in his receipt. (Money order dated April 4 hereon.) Ibid, p. 56. Order Book III, p. 375.
Same for 50l. to John, Visct. Fitzharding, for half a year to Christmas last on his fee or allowance as Keeper of the Pall Mall in St. James's Park. Money Book XII, p. 57.
Same for 50l. to Rudolph Kien, which, with 100l. otherwise paid him, completes 150l. for three quarters to Lady day last on his annuity as Closet Keeper to the King. Ibid, p. 58.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 20,000l. to Charles Fox and Thomas, Lord Coningsby, on orders in their names for the service of the Forces [in Ireland]: to be issued out of loans on the 4s. Aid: and to be applied towards clearing the Army to 1692, April 1. Disposition Book XI, p. 136.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay by weekly payments of respectively, 50l., 100l., 100l. and 30l. a week the above tallies for 2,950l. to the Duke of Southampton, 6,000l. to the Duchess of Buccleuch, 4,500l. to the Duke of Northumberland and 1,000l. for the Duchess of Richmond. Ibid, p. 137.
April 1. Letter of disposition for sums as follow representing 307,265l. 2s. 8d. in all out of loans on the three fourths of the Customs; and regulating as follows the course or order of the register of the orders of repayment, viz.: Disposition Book XI, pp. 139–40.
(1) 87,523l. 10s. 0d. to be forthwith issued to the Earl of Ranelagh for the service of the Forces (for part of the subsistence of the Forces), on any unsatisfied orders in his name, not being orders on loans on the 4s. Aid: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl on the three fourths of the Customs: to be registered next after the loans already entered or directed thereon, to wit next after 5,000l. in the name of John Richards.
(2) 27,724l. 15s. 11d. to said Earl: on the like orders: out of the like loans: to be part of the money intended to be applied towards the clearings of the Army to 1692, April 1: to be registered next after the above 87,523l. 10s. 0d.
(3) 21,949l. 13s.d. for Ambassadors and Envoys etc. as follows: out of loans to be made by them or their assigns respectively on the three quarters of the Customs: to be registered next after the above 27,724l. 5s. 11d.: the items being as follows, viz.:
l. s. d.
Mr. White for repairs in New Park 810 0 0
Sir Tho. Duppa, Usher of the Black Rod 300 0 0
Mr. Richards for the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office 1,500 0 0
Mr. Methwyn, Envoy in Portugal 2,022 10 0
Mr. Molesworth, Envoy in Denmark 631 18 6
executors of Mr. Harbord as late Ambassador to the Porte 1,740 0 0
Sir Paul Rycault, Resident with the Hanse Towns 999 14 6
Mr. Poley, Envoy to the Duke of Saxony 910 0 0
Mr. Stanhope, Envoy in Spain 910 0 0
Visct. Dursley, Envoy in Holland 1,805 10 0
Mr. Herwart, Envoy to the Swiss Cantons 1,089 16 9
Mr. Hughs, late Agent in Germany (in the margin: 1l. over) 231 11
Lord Paget, Ambassador to the Grand Seignior 910 0 0
Mr. Cox, late Envoy to the Swiss Cantons 3,000 0 0
Sir William Dutton Colt, Envoy to the Princes of Brunswick etc. 455 0 0
the Band of Pensioners 3,000 0 0
the executors of William Harbord for extraordinaries 957 4 9
Sir William Dutton Colt [infra, p. 140] 676 7 1
£21,949 13
(4) 169,188l. 4s.d. for items as follows, viz.: 75,180l. 6s.d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on orders as aforesaid; out of loans as aforesaid: and 94,007l. 17s. 11d. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby on like orders for the Forces in Ireland: out of loans to be made by them as aforesaid: to be applied in both cases towards the clearings to the Army to 1692, April 1, and to be registered [next after the abovesaid 21,949l. 13s.d.] as follows: 15,000l. to said Earl; 20,000l. to said Fox and Coningsby; ditto, ditto; ditto, ditto; ditto, ditto; 15,180l. 6s.d. to said Earl and 14,007l. 17s. 11d. to said Fox and Coningsby.
April 1. Henry Guy to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant to be signed by the Queen, to authorise Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 2,391l. 15s. 2d. to the Commissioners of the Transports on account of provisions for recruits lately sent to Holland. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 37.
Treasury order to the Custom Commissioners to observe (a) infra. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 34.
Prefixing: (a) order of the King in Council, dated Kensington, Mar. 30 ult., for leave to the ship Sarah of Topsham, William Coggan master, with 20 English seamen, to sail to Newfoundland.
Treasury warrant to Ralph Grey, Auditor of Crown Revenues in Wales, to allow in account as follows to Thomas Whitley, late Receiver General of Crown Revenues in North Wales, and Samuel Hughson, who succeeded said Whitley therein, viz.: to Whitley (1) 391l. 2s. 3d. paid by him into the Exchequer by two tallies dated 1688, Sept. 27, and 1689, July 17; (2) 827l. 11s. 10½d. for 55l. 3s.d. per an. rents in North Wales which could not be levied either by him or by the messenger authorised by the late Chancellor of the Exchequer to levy; same being certified as illeviable rents charged on Whitley's accounts for 15 years to 1685, Sept. 29; this sum is hereby to be set in super on the terr-tenants: (3) 458l. paid by said Whitley to the late President of Wales under a Treasury order of date 1670, July 4, for paying 200l. to John Jervis, steward of the Household of the then President and Council of Wales (whereof 8l. was assigned to Eliz. Kien and 50l. to John Burton, for which Whitley produces acquittances by said Kien and by Richard Manley under power of attorney from said Burton) and a like order of 1670, Oct. 11, for 200l. to said Jervis, which order was by endorsement of Jervis transferred to said Whitley; and a like order of 1670–1, Jan. 25, for 200l. to said Jervis, likewise transferred by mesne assignments to said Whitley; the above item of 458l. clearly including the item of 450l. alleged as paid by Whitley to the Earl of Carbery, late President of Wales, in pursuance of several Treasury orders and hitherto disallowed on his account. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, pp. 145–7
If by these allowances the said Whitley shall appear to be in surplusage on his account a debenture for such surplusage is hereby to be made forth.
For Samuel Hughson, gent., as successor to said Whitley in said receipt there is hereby to be allowed 55l. 3s.d. for one year to 1686, Sept., on the abovesaid illeviable rents and 160l. paid by him to William Greenwood, Agent to Col. McKellicut [McEligott], for the subsistence of his Regiment formerly quartered at Chester, for which sum he took a bill payable by the Earl of Ranelagh, but of which he never received any portion [in repayment], and “the same was agreed to be allowed by the then Commissioners of the Treasury.”
April 1. Treasury warrant to Auditor William Aldworth to allow in account to said Whitley as late Receiver General of Crown Revenues in co. Chester, 153l. 18s. 0d. for 16 years to 1686, Sept. 29, on illeviable rents of the value of 9l. 12s.d. per an. in his receipt. The said arrears are hereby to be set in super on the terr-tenants. Warrants not relating to Money XIV, p. 148.
Same to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Thomas West, gent., of the parcel of meadow ground called Ward Mead, near Eton, ut supra, p. 77: for 31 years at 3l. 6s. 0d. per an. rent payable to the Receiver of the Honor of Windsor and fine of 110l. Ibid.
Same to the King's Remembrancer to issue a commission to Frederick Tilney and nine others detailed under the Exchequer seal to enquire of abuses in New Forest. Ibid, p. 149.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in behalf of Hugh Marchant and Huntley Bigg against a lease or grant of a way or passage abutting east on Monmouth stable yard and west on the Blue Mews and leading from the lesser Postern Gate of their Majesties' Mews into Green Street, until they be heard. Notice to be given to Mr. Bigg at his house near York Buildings in the Strand. Caveat Book, p. 32.
April 3 Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies of pro on the Excise for 2,500l. lent thereon by Richard Lassells April 1 inst. Money Book XII, pp. 10, 53, 58.
Same to same to take in loans on the Continuing Act [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 15] to a total of 500,000l.: at 8 per cent. interest payable quarterly and to be registered in course etc. as by the terms of said Act. Ibid, p. 54.
Same to same to similarly take in loans up to 510,000l. on the Additional Impositions Act [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 5]. Ibid.
Money warrant for 676l. 7s. 1d. to Sir William Dutton Colt, Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg: for two bills of extraordinaries, 1692, Nov. 17, to 1692–3, Feb. 28, in his said service. (Money order dated April 2 hereon. If the date of the money order is correct, the date of the money warrant should be April 1. The date of the order cannot be prior to that of the warrant.) Ibid, p. 54. Order Book III, p. 363.
April 3. Money warrant for 957l. 4s. 9d. to the executors of William Harbord for his extraordinaries, 1691, Nov. 10, to 1692–3, Jan. 10, as Ambassador to the Grand Seignior. (Money order ut supra.) Money Book XII, p. 54. Order Book III, p. 363.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to satisfy by tallies on the unappropriated fourth of the Customs the orders as follows, viz.: 1,066l. 17s. 6d. to William Duncombe; 147l. 2s. 0d. to John Robinson; 1,008l. 16s. 0d. to Robert Wolseley and 289l. 15s. 8d. to Geo. Stepney, ut supra, pp. 121–2. Money Book XII, p. 56.
Same to same for tallies of pro on the Excise for 2,500l. to Whitfeild Hayter, gent., in repayment of so much lent by him Mar. 28 last on the Excise. Ibid, p. 58.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue for the Treasury Lords' salaries, “notwithstanding any other direction in the warrant,” the 2,000l. which Mr. Knight has paid into the Exchequer on the fourth of the Customs. Disposition Book XI, p. 138.
Same to Mr. Richards [of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office] to pay 20l. to John Barrett, late one of the children of the Chapel, in accordance with a warrant of the Earl of Dorset, Lord Chamberlain. The Treasury Lords will take care to supply the same to you again. Ibid, p. 141.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 50,000l. to Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Navy, on any unsatisfied orders in his name for the service of the Navy (not being orders on the 4s. Aid): to be issued out of loans to be made by said Russell on the Continuing Act: and to be applied to satisfy wages to seamen. The orders of loan herefor are to be registered next after 250,000l. on said Act. Ibid, p. 143.
Same to same to similarly issue to same as follows on the same fund, viz.: Ibid.
l. s. d.
for the Yards at Plymouth 14,001 8 6
for four bomb vessels 6,944 11 6
for eight fourth rate ships 43,546 17 0
£65,392 17 0
Same to the Customs Commissioners to seal Col. Goddard's goods at his house in St. Albans Street in order to their transport to Bermudas whither he is going Governor, Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 35.
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant to be signed by the Queen, to authorise the Paymaster of the Forces in Ireland to pay 60l. to Richard Bingham on account of arrears of pay to his deceased brother, John Bingham, cornet in Col. James Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons. Ibid.
Same to same for a same to authorise same to pay arrears of pay to the following as private men in the late Troop commanded by the English Provost Marshal General, viz.: 29l. 17s.d. to William Lowther; 26l. 9s. 7d. to Thomas Creswell; 29l. 6s.d. to Richard Owens; 36l. 14s. 11¼d. to Theo. Bury. Ibid.
April 3. Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes, enclosing the duplicate of the assessment [roll, missing] for the 4s. Aid for Hemlingford Hundred, co. Warwick. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 35.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. John Hales concerning the money due for the clothing of his Regiment. Ibid, p. 36.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition, missing, of Dean Monteage, merchant, praying to have letters for 1,850l. due for equipage delivered for the Third Troop of Guards. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General. My Lords have laid before the King yours of the 17th ult., wherein you represent that in time of peace the charge of the pacquett boats for conveying the mails betwixt England and Holland seldom exceeded 900l. per an. and that was usually defrayed by the profits arising from the passengers and freight of goods; but it being thought necessary during the war to employ boats of force in that service, whereby their Majesties are at extraordinary charge, you propose that towards defraying same the passengers who now pay 12s. each may pay 20s. and those who pay 6s. may pay 12s. for their passage (which you think reasonable since the freight and passage in all other ships during the war is advanced), the recruits and indigent people having their passage free. The King approves thereof. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit 15 pipes of Galicia wine lately arrived at Falmouth in the pacquet boat from the Groyne to be sent to the Custom House, London, where they are to pay duty. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh, enclosing the memorial [missing] of the Earl of Scarborough concerning divers respits on the First Troop of Guards under him between 1690, Dec. 31, and 1691, May 1. It is the King's pleasure that the respits be allowed to the Earl of Scarborough in regard of the charge he was at in mounting and subsisting the several persons who filled up the vacancies of said Troop for which the respits were made. What is the total of said respits, and what will be the proper method of making the allowance? Ibid.
Same to the Victualling Commissioners. In view of your memorial of this day concerning the difficulty of your paying as laid down in my letter of the 30th ult., supra, p. 133, my Lords dispense with your non-performance of that order and leave you to your own liberty therein till further order to the contrary. Ibid, p. 37.
Treasury reference to the Earl of Ranelagh and Mr. Fox of the proposal of Nich. Sandford and Thomas Williams concerning the 4,500l. due to them for clothing and accoutrements furnished to Col. Coy's Regiment of Horse; they proposing to lend said sum on the land tax provided they may have tallies for their debt. Reference Book VI, p, 461.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Francis Metcalfe for the place of surveyor of Lynn port loco Francis Kirkby, dismissed. Ibid.
April 3. Treasury reference to William Robinson of Col. Erle's observations to the account of his Regiment as it is stated to 1691, Dec. 31. Reference Book VI, p. 461.
Same to the Navy Commissioners of the petition of Sir John Fleet, kt., Lord Mayor, and other merchants of London (as referred to the Treasury by order of the King in Council, dated Kensington, Mar. 30 last), petitioners praying payment of 1,147l. 8s. 10d. for the hire of their ship Joseph, John Brooks commander, which was imprested into their Majesties' service in the West Indies by the Earl of Inchiquin, Governor of Jamaica. Ibid, p. 462.
The like of the like petition of Richard Perry, esq., and other merchants of London (on the like order of reference), praying payment of 121l. 7s.d. for the hire of their ship Richard and Sarah, John Marshall commander, which being at Jamaica in the time of the late earthquake, was taken up into their Majesties' service as a guard ship for the safety and defence of the island. Ibid.
April 4. Money warrant for 33l. 6s. 8d. to Sir John Cotton, kt. and bart., for 6¼ years to 1692, Christmas, on his perpetuity of 5l. 6s. 8d. per an. Money Book XII, p. 57.
Same for 30l. to Lodowick Bray for three quarters to 1693, Lady day, on his pension. Ibid.
Money order for 12l. 10s. 0d. to William Wardour, Clerk of the Pells, for 1693, Lady day quarter, for locking up and taking care of the cash in the Exchequer under Treasurer Rochester's order of 1686, Oct. 28. Order Book III, p. 368.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 200,000l. to Edward Russell, esq., Treasurer of the Navy, on any orders in his name for the service of the Navy (not being orders payable out of the 4s. Aid): to be issued out of loans to be made by said Russell on credit of the Continuing Act: and to be applied to wear and tear of the Navy and to be registered on the first part of the said [Continuing Act Register or] credit. Disposition Book XI, p. 138.
Same to same to issue 200,000l. to same on the like orders: out of the like loans to be made by said Russell on credit of the Additional Impositions Act: to be applied to wages. “This is part of the money in the Exchequer.” Ibid, p. 141.
Same to same to issue to same 189,317l. 18s. 6d. on like orders: out of like loans to be made by said Russell on credit of the Additional Impositions Act. The orders of loan for this sum are by agreement to be registered as follows on said Act, viz.: 42,887l. 10s. 0d. thereof next after 257,112l. 10s. 0d., and the remaining 146,430l. 8s. 6d. next after 357,112l. 10s.d., the interest to commence from the dates of the tallies of loan. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] of money paid by the Treasurer of the Navy to ships etc. between Mar. 23 and 31 last: also an account [missing] of money paid to the Yards out of current money and to the 27 new ships out of the 570,000l. [appropriated by clause 5 of the Act for the Additional Excise of 2 Wm. and Mary, Sess. 2, c. 10]. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 37.
April 4. Henry Guy to Mr. Shales enclosing an account [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of the receipts and payments of the Treasurer of the Navy between Mar. 22 and 31st inst. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 37.
Same to Mr. Fox. On reading Mr. Robinson's report on Col. Jacob Richards' memorial concerning the pay of his Company of Fuziliers which served in Ireland, for expenses and losses sustained at Inch and Londonderry and his pay as Chief Engineer to the Train, my Lords think that although they have not determined upon his whole claim, you may deliver to him, on account, the 829l. 17s. 0d. tallies remaining in your hands. Ibid, p. 38.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Mint, enclosing the pattern of a new farthing, being a mixture of copper and tin. Advise my Lords how far such farthings may be made with profit to the Crown and without being liable to be counterfeited, with the best method for the future to prevent the clamours and public prejudice by counterfeit farthings. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes. Send my Lords a list of the persons you think proper to be Receivers General of the Review of the Poll. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] for governing the provisions of the land Army. Ibid.
Same to Sir Joseph Williamson to search in the Paper Office for the Articles of Marriage between Charles II and the Queen Dowager. Send my Lords a copy. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Charles Hougham, laceman, concerning the 580l. 16s. 7d. due to him from Phillip Coleby, clothier, deceased. Ibid, p. 39.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Richard Cock as tidesurveyor, Falmouth port loco Thomas Smith, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, pp. 20, 35.
William Gilliam as chief boatman at Deal loco Jo[h]n Adcock, deceased.
Richard Jackson as tidesman at Liverpool loco Jo[h]n Proctor, dismissed.
Nehemiah Williamson as surveyor, waiter and searcher of Rye port loco Noble Waterhouse, removed.
April 4 [altered from Mar. 31]. Treasury reference to the Attorney General of the petition of John Addis and Nath. Dowlish of Plymouth, merchants, praying a noli prosequi to the information against them for selling some French goods, same having been referred to the late Attorney General, but he having been made Lord Keeper did not report. Reference Book VI, p. 461.
April 4. Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Richards for an allowance for his extraordinary charges as Receiver for co. Herts. of the second Twelve Months' Aid. Reference Book VI, p. 463.
April 5. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 903l. 10s. 8d. to the Earl of Ranelagh upon any unsatisfied orders in his name (not being on the 4s. Aid): to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl on credit of the Continuing Act: to be applied to satisfy what is due to Col. Edward Fitz Patrick for recruits and respits. The orders of loan herefor are to be registered next after 498,926l. 12s. 1d. on said Act. Disposition Book XI, p. 142.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. Hugh Hamill on behalf of Lieut. Andrew Hunter and Lieut. Patrick Doran, two of the Londonderry officers, concerning their half pay. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 39.
Same to Mr. Aaron Smith, enclosing a letter [missing] from Visct. Preston to Lord Godolphin about the leases of part of the estate lately belonging “to the Lord Preston in Cumberland.” Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the officers of the Royal Regiment of Foot, praying payment of 423l. due to them for raising and sending into Flanders 141 recruits in Jan., 1689–90, at 3l. a man. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Thomas Colby, son and administrator of Phillip Colby, clothier, concerning the money due to him for clothing several Regiments. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to report forthwith on the proposals referred to you some time since concerning the Hearthmoney arrears. Ibid.
Same to Sir William Gore. My Lords have made provision for 611,510l. 5s. 0d., being the whole sum designed by Parliament for [Navy] wear and tear, wherein the Yards are comprehended: to wit 222,192l. 6s. 6d. out of loans on the 4s. Aid, 200,000l. by assignments on the Continuing Act, and 189,317l. 18s. 6d. on the Additional Impositions, “and have plainly intimated thus much to the Commissioners of the Navy.” This 200,000l. is the first money charged on that [Continuing Act] credit and as my Lords never had it in their power to assign that sum upon a more certain fund, so they incline to think that you look upon it as more remote than indeed it is. As to the 222,192l. 6s. 6d., part thereof has been already received by the Navy Treasurer and the residue my Lords intend to supply weekly as fast as the loans come in, whereof there is no need to make a doubt when you shall consider that it is part of the 700,000l. appropriated by the Act for the 4s. Aid. As to the particular application of the total, 611,510l. 5s. 0d., my Lords will give such directions as they think necessary and reasonable when they have discoursed the Navy Commissioners. Ibid, p. 40.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. D'Offarrell concerning 3,600l. alleged to be due to him for clothing etc. furnished to his Regiment in 1691. Ibid.
[? April 5] Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed proposal [missing] of Mr. Peter Gerey concerning 4,312l. 8s. 0d. due to him for clothes and accoutrements furnished to the Duke of Bolton's Regiment of Foot in 1692 and 1693. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 41.
April 5. Treasury reference to Mr. Aaron Smith of the petition of Simon Harcourt for payment of the money due to him for prosecution of criminals in the Crown Office, together with his salary of 50l. per an. Reference Book VI, p. 463.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of John Reeve for a coastwaiter's place, London port loco Francis Barber, who is willing to resign to him. Ibid.
Treasury letters patent appointing Christopher Tilson to be clerk to the Commissioners of Appeals in Excise loco Henry Wynne, gent., deceased: with the salary of 100l. per an.: during pleasure of the Treasury Lords. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, pp. 149–50.
[?] Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of a lease to William, Earl of Devon[shire], of a piece of land in St. James's Park, ut supra, p. 90. Ibid, p. 150.
[?] [Countersignature by the Treasury Lords of a] warrant by the Earl of Dorset, Lord Chamberlain, to Sir Francis Lawley, Master of the Jewel House, for the delivery to Sir John Trenchard, Principal Secretary of State, of 1,000 ounces of white plate “for his use, as hath been accustomed to the Secretaries of State”: to be made into such vessels as he shall direct. Ibid.
[?] The like of a lease to Thomas Morgan of the agistment of the Great Forest of Brecon, ut supra, p. 127. Ibid.
April 6. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies to discharge the baronetcy fee of 1,095l. due from Sir Jo[h]n Duddleston of Bristol. Money Book XII, p. 59.
Same [to the Principal Officers of] the Ordnance to apply the 10,000l. directed this day, ut infra, p. 147, for the expense of the Office of Ordnance in respect to naval affairs as in part of the 700,000l. appropriated by the 4s. Aid. Ibid, p. 60.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to apply to the wages, victualling, wear and tear and Sick and Wounded the 20,000l., 9,000l., 800l., 8,000l. and 1,200l. directed, ut infra, p. 147, as part of the above appropriation. Ibid, p. 61.
Henry Guy to Sir Samuell Dashwood to forthwith pay into the Exchequer the 2,000l. on the Excise “concerning which I writt to you some few days since.” Disposition Book XI, p. 142.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: Ibid, pp. 142–3.
Out of loans on the, 4s. Aid. l. s. d.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for wages 20,000 0 0
to ditto for the Victuallers 9,000 0 0
to ditto for Sick and Wounded per the Victuallers 800 0 0
to ditto for wear and tear 8,000 0 0
to ditto for Sick and Wounded per wear and tear 1,200 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for sea service 10,000 0 0
Out of contributions [on survivorships].
to ditto for land service 5,000 0 0
Out of 22,000l. of contributions [on survivorships] and 6,666l. 9s. 2d. of loans on the 4s. Aid.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for the week's subsistence to the Forces etc. 24,377 3 2
to ditto for Major William Dobbins 167 10 0
to ditto for Capt. Rodney 121 16 0
to ditto in further part of the advance for bread and waggons 4,000 0 0
Out of loans on the 4s. Aid.
to Mr. Fox for the week's subsistence [to the Forces, Ireland] 1,642 13 7
to ditto for Mr. Geo. Story, chaplain 123 10 2
to ditto for Mr. Peter Eastwood 34 7 0
Out of loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.
to the Privy Purse for Sir Joseph Herne 1,000 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service 950 0 0
to Mr. Kien, Closet Keeper to the King 50 0 0
Out of the Letter [Office] money.
to Mr. Hugh Greg 100 0 0
to Mr. Segar 75 0 0
to Mr. Bray 30 0 0
to Mris Heyford [as royal] bounty 100 0 0
to Mr. Richards for Webb, the fowlkeeper 45 8 6
Out of Tenths and Alienations.
to Sir Jo[h]n Cotton on his perpetuity 33 6 8
£86,850 15 1
April 6. Henry Guy to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Nicholas Sanckey, praying payment of 227l. due to him for half pay. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 41.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to despatch with all possible expedition all tallies and orders directed for the Navy, Victualling or Forces on the Continuing Act. Ibid, p. 44.
April 7. Money warrant for 750l. to Thomas, Marquess of Carmarthen, for half a year to 1693, Lady day, on his allowance of 1,000l. per an. in lieu of diet and 500l. per an. as royal bounty as Lord President of the Council: to be satisfied by tallies on the Post Office revenue. (Money order dated April 10 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 59. Order Book III, p. 370.
Treasury order for the renewal of a lost money order, dated 1692, July 12, for 150l. to Thomas Swallow, gent., in repayment of loan on the Twelve Months' Aid. Order Book III, p. 369.
Henry Guy to the Treasurer of the Navy. You have received out of the Exchequer a considerable sum in guineas for wages to seamen. You are to pay same at 1l. 1s. 9d. each. Disposition Book XI, p. 143.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 10,000l. to Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Navy, on any unsatisfied orders in his name for the service of the Navy (not being orders on loans on the 4s. Aid): to be issued out of loans on the Additional Impositions: and to be applied to wages. Ibid, p. 144.
Same to same to similarly issue 59,282l. 4s. 6d. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance: out of loans to be made by him on credit of the Continuing Act: to be applied to the sea service of the Ordnance. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Richards to pay the 45l. 8s. 6d. directed supra, p. 147, to Jo[h]n Webb, fowlkeeper and pondkeeper in St. James's Park, for feeding and breeding the fowl there from 1692, Oct. 1, to 1693, Mar. 31. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke to procure a royal warrant to be signed by the Queen, to authorise Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby, Paymasters of the Forces in Ireland, to pay as follows: l. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 41.
to John Lecaan for arrears of pay as Physician to the Royal Hospital in Ireland, as by an account stated by the Commissioners of Accounts in Ireland 106
to Mr. William Morris in full of his pay as one of the apothecaries to the said Hospital as by a like account 118
£224
Same to same for a same to authorise same to pay 829l. 17s. 0d. to William Hubbald, esq., Paymaster to the Train of Artillery late in Ireland, being intended for Col. Jacob Richards on account of what is demanded by him for pay, expenses and losses in Ireland. Ibid.
Same to same for a same to authorise same to pay 123l. 10s. 2d. to Geo. Story in full of his arrears of pay to 1691–2, Jan. 1, as chaplain to the Regiment formerly Sir Thomas Gower's, now the Earl of Drogheda's. Ibid, p. 43.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed representation [missing] from Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, concerning Sir John Robinson's grant of Farmingham Woods. Ibid, p. 42.
[?] Same to the Customs Commissioners to permit shipment, Customs free, of Lieut. General Talmach's goods. Ibid.
Appending: schedule of said goods (ale, sack, sweetmeats etc.).
April 7. Henry Guy to Lord Coningsby. Mr. Roger Holland complains that there are some mistakes in the accounts of the Londonderry Officers. Please shew him the list of said Officers and report to my Lords on his objections. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 42.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Luke Langhorne concerning a debt due to him from William Palmer, Major in Col. Lumley's Regiment. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Duncomb [Excise Cashier]. Send some person in whom you can confide to Portsmouth to see the telling out of the Excise money received at the Exchequer by the Navy Treasurer, “which is forthwith to be sent thither for the payment of the Fleet.” Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to seal Count Oxensterne's goods at his lodgings in the Haymarket in order to their going to Sweden. Ibid, p. 43.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Robert Hookes and Rodorick Lloyd, executors of Thomas Griffith, deceased, late a Capt. in Col. Coy's Regiment of Horse. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay Phineas Evered as clerk to the collector at Hull port the 30l. per an. allowed to the collector for a clerk. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 20.
Treasury reference to Mr. Aaron Smith of the petition of Ann Perce and Hen. Probert for a moiety of a concealed estate which they can discover of the value of 7,000l. Reference Book VI, p. 463.
Same to same of the petition of John Traherne for 72l. expended in discovering several persons speaking treasonable words. Ibid.
Same to Dr. Richards of the petition of William Pawlett and Richard Champion for 124l. 3s. 2d. due to them on their bill money as Gallery Keepers in Whitehall. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to William Tailer for a particular of one of the seven small tenements and an orchard in the Castle Close at Exeter in order to a lease thereof to John Dennis for 31 years at 49s. 6d. per an. rent and fine of 14l. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, pp. 151–2.
Prefixing: said Tailer's report on said Dennis's petition for same. The said tenements were granted to John Rooke from 1663, who assigned to the respective improvers. The one in question was formerly enjoyed by Hen. Fitz Williams and now by petitioner. He is willing to rebuild with brick.
April 10. Henry Guy to the Excise Commissioners to lend into the Exchequer a further 9,000l. on the like terms you made the last loans on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. If possible pay same in this week. Disposition Book XI, p. 144.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 2,198l. 10s. 10½d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on any unsatisfied orders in his name for the service of the Forces (not being orders on loans on the 4s. Aid): to be issued out of loans to be made by said Earl on the Additional Impositions: to be for the clothing furnished by Mr. Deane Monteage to Visct. Colchester's Troop, to wit 1,850l. for said Monteage; and the remainder for [deduction of] poundage and day's pay [for Chelsea Hospital]. The orders for said loan are agreed to be registered next after 507,801l. 9s.d. on said Impositions. Ibid, p. 145.
April 10. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay to Francis Mollineux, William Wollett and William Turner the 788l. 13s. 0d. directed to be issued to you on loans to be made by you on the new [Additional] Rates [Impositions]: to be to satisfy the money due to said Mollineux, Wollett, Turner and others, clothiers, for divers equipage furnished for Lord Berkley's Regiments of Horse in Feb., 1691–2. (Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue said sum to said Earl on order and loan ut supra: the tallies of loan to be registered after 507,012l. 16s.d. on the Additional Impositions). Disposition Book XI, pp. 145, 146.
Same to the [Principal] Officers of the Ordnance to pay to Mr. Meesters (in part of 2,857l. 2s. 6d., his disbursements in Flanders) the 1,000l. directed to be issued to the Treasurer of the Ordnance. (Not executed: see infra, p. 179.) Ibid, p. 146.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay to me [Guy] 450l. on the orders in my name for secret service: out of such of the moneys of the small branches of the Revenue as may from time to time be spared, regard being first had to the ordinary allowances of the officers of the Receipt payable thereout. Ibid, p. 147.
Same to same to issue 3,469l. 17s. 6d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on orders and out of loans ut supra: to be for Francis Mollineux and Benj. Tomlinson, woollen drapers, for clothing Col. Lumley's Regiment of Horse and for poundage and day's pay deduction: the tallies of loan herefor to be registered next after 503,542l. 18s.d. on the Additional Impositions. (Same to said Earl to so pay same to said Mollineux and Tomlinson.) Ibid, pp. 147–8.
Same to Mr. Clark to procure a royal warrant, to be signed by the Queen, to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 486l. to the Earl of Scarborough for his charges in mounting and subsisting 19 gentlemen and two Grenadiers of the First Troop of Guards between 1690, Dec. 31, and 1691, May, being 120 days at 4l. 1s. 0d. per day; for whom no pay was allowed for the months 1690–1, Jan., to 1691, April, being respited for the muster of May, 1691, and the Troop wanting muster rolls for the four preceding months. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 43.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Francis Langston in behalf of the Regiment late under him concerning a charge on them for horses provided for recruits and arms delivered to them. Ibid, p. 44.
Treasury reference to John Knight, Customs Cashier, of the petition of William Hurt, late collector of Dartmouth and Exeter, concerning a bill of 150l. drawn 1682, June 24, by Mallachy Bale on Peers Mauditt in London and paid to Richard Kent, late Customs Cashier, but omitted to be brought to account by him, on which extent issued against petitioner, but in the Exchequer Court the Barons decreed he should have allowance thereof; therefore praying to be reimbursed his charges of 50l. in said suit and some allowance for his long attendance. Reference Book VI, p. 463
April 10. Treasury reference to Auditor Bridges of the petition of Sir Cha. Littleton, shewing that in 1673 he was a Sub-Commissioner for Prizes and Charles II gave him 200l. for his service in bringing in a rich East India prize ship, by order on Mr. Mountney, Treasurer for Prizes; but process is issued against petitioner for that and other moneys as set in super on said Mountney: therefore praying to be heard and that Auditor Bridges, who has Mountney's book of accounts, may attend. Reference Book VI, p. 463.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Martin Elkin and James Cropp for a noli prosequi to the information against a lading of perle and potashes which they imported in the Justice and paid not only the old Customs thereon but also the Additional Duty of 4s. the hundredweight thereon, but which with the ship is nevertheless seized by Thomas Carpenter, a Customs officer. Ibid, p. 464.
Same to same of the petition of Sir Edwd. Bovuerie, Ste. Noquier and other merchants in London for restoration of great quantities of thrown silks which they imported from Genoa in Feb. last and entered and cleared at Portsmouth, but now seized by William Carter and Isaac Manley, Customs officers in London port, pretending that the silk is from Sicily and not from Genoa or Italy, “which silk if it were from Cicily is part of Italy and not lyable to seizure.” Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to employ James Mellifont as storehouse-keeper for prizes in London port: at 50l. per an. salary. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 152.
Treasury commissions to the following respectively to be Receivers General for the Review of the Poll in the respective counties and places, as by the Act 4 William and Mary, c. 14, and the privy seal of Mar. 31 last, supra, p. 112, viz.: Ibid, pp. 153–4.
William Love and Edward Jolley, gent., for co. Huntingdon.
Samuel Foden and William Green for co. Stafford and city of Lichfield.
Law. Ambrose for co. Berks.
Gilbert Spencer for co. Kent and city of Canterbury.
Samuel Bradshaw for co. Derby.
William Whitebread for co. Beds.
Morgan Whitley for co. Chester, Anglesea, Brecon, Cardigan, Carnarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, Montgomery and Radnor.
Richard Tregear for co. Cornwall.
Thomas Mathews for co. Hereford
Phill. Bearcroft for co. Worcester.
Hugh Horton for co. Bucks.
John Mason for Cambridge and Isle of Ely.
Andrew Huddleston for cos. Cumberland and Westmorland.
Ra. Williamson for cos. York, Hull, Durham, Northumberland, Newcastle and Berwick.
Christopher Bale for co. Devon.
Edward Mitchell for co. Gloucester.
John Derbie for co. Dorset.
John Child for co. Wilts.
John Newsham for co. Warwick.
Geo. Howells for cos. Carmarthen, Glamorgan, Pembroke and Haverford West.
Thomas Bromfeild for co. Sussex.
Rob. Chaplin for co. Suffolk.
Cha. Duncombe for Surrey and Southwark.
Nath. Molineux for co. Lancs.
Geo. Hosier for co. Salop.
Tho. Cobb for co. Southants.
Richard Burneby for co. Rutland.
Cha. Brawn for co. Somerset and Bristol.
William Cawthorp and Christopher Rands for co. Lincoln.
Thomas D'Oyley for co. Oxford.
August. Briggs and Leon. Blofeild for co. Norfolk.
Cha. Williams for co. Monmouth.
Benj. Mathews for co. Northants.
Sir Leonard Robinson for Middlesex, London, Westminster, and the several Inns of Court and Chancery.
Thomas Trueman for cos. Notts and Leicester.
Nathaniell Rich for co. Essex.
Thomas Richards for co. Herts.
April 10. Treasury warrant to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to allow to Josiah Bacon, John Cary, Arthur North and Company of London, merchants, owners and freighters of the ship Thamer (with tobacco from Virginia to London, which was driven on shore on the North Bull near Dublin, ut supra, pp. 88–9), three months' time longer for the re-shipping their goods to England. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 282.