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'Entry Book: February 1694, 1-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 475-487. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82126 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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February 1694, 1–10

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Feb. 1. Money warrant for 1,432l. 17s. 0d. to Sir Leonard Robinson [Chamberlain of London]: whereof 1,024l. 5s. 0d. is for discount allowed to several citizens [of London] for moneys by them advanced: to wit 82,400l. on the vote of 400,000l. credit for the Navy, 3,940l. on the Review of the Quarterly Poll and 55,700l. on the second 4s. Aid for the Land Forces before the Act passed therefor: and the remaining 408l. 12s. 0d. is for the charges and pains of him, his agents etc. about making the said loans of 82,400l. and 3,940l. (Money order dated Jan. 2 [erratum for Feb. 2] hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 173. Order Book IV, p. 55.
Same for 1,179l. 18s. 0d. to Bartho. Burton, gent., without account: 959l. 14s. 0d. thereof for 1 per cent. discount to several persons who lent divers sums amounting to 95,975l. 7s. 0d. on the vote of credit of 400,000l. for the Navy: and the remaining 220l. 4s. 0d. for the like discount on 22,020l. lent on the credit of the Exchequer in general for the Land Forces: to be satisfied by tallies on the Fourth part of the Customs. (Money order dated Feb. 3 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 173. Order Book IV, p. 58.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to the Earl of Ranelagh upon any unsatisfied orders in his name as Paymaster of the Forces 52,377l. 10s. 6d. for services as follow: to be issued out of loans to be made by Sir Joseph Herne and Sir Stephen Evance on the second 2s. Aid: being intended to be paid over by said Earl to said Herne and Evance for the following items: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 24.
for money advanced for subsisting the Forces in Flanders 46,658 18 6
for discount of 10,000l. in tallies on the three fourths of the Customs applied to subsistence 170 2 9
for loss by 52,365 guineas for subsistence 654 11 9
for an account of loss by exchange occasioned by not receiving the money at the respective times agreed upon to be paid when that account shall be adjusted 4,893 18 0
£52,377 10 6
Same to same to issue as follows out of the Exchequer: Ibid, p. 25.
Out of loans on the second 4s. Aid. l. s. d.
to the Earl of Ranelagh to clear all bills drawn on him for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders to this day payable 5,129 3 1
to ditto to make good a like sum which the Treasurer of the Navy is to assign to said Earl at Portsmouth for the arrears of subsistence to the Forces in garrison there 3,000 0 0
to ditto to clear Sir James Lesly's Regiment for 17 weeks' subsistence to Feb. 1 inst. at 205l. 0s. 7d. per week 3,485 9 11
to ditto to clear Sir Thomas Levingston's Regiment of Dragoons for 18 weeks' subsistence to same time at 223l. 6s. 0d. per week 4,019 8 0
to ditto to clear Col. Brewer's Regiment of Foot's subsistence to same time 1,892 11 4
to ditto to clear Col. Earle's Regiment of Foot to same time 2,780 9 4
to ditto towards the ordinary of the [Paymaster of the Forces'] Office, viz. 18l. 5s. 0d. for Col. Arnold Cooper on his pension; 22l. 15s. 0d. for Mris. Carr on her pension; and 59l. for other poor pensioners 100 0 0
to ditto to clear the subsistence to Col. Leveson's Regiment of Dragoons to that [same] day 3,796 2 0
to ditto for subsistence for Lord Cutts' and Sir David Colyear's Foot over and above 3,000l. to be received at Portsmouth 3,270 19 10
to ditto for Col. Venner's [Regiment] to complete 5,435l. 16s. 11d.; there being to be paid in tallies 1,537l. 1s. 6d. for the said Regiment's subsistence whilst at sea 3,898 15 8
to ditto for levy money for the two additional Troops to Sir Tho. Levingston's Regiment of Dragoons at 12d. for each man and horse 1,440 0 0
to Mr. Fox for levy money for 10 men to be added to each Company of the five Regiments to be carried from Ireland, viz. the Regiments of [Brigadier] Steward, [Sir Henry] Belasyse, [Lord] Coot, [Col. J.] Michelbourn and [Col. Henry] Row: at 40s. a man 1,300 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Navy for imprests: 156l. 11s. 10d. out of the 21d. per barrel: 200l. out of loans on the Review of the Quarterly Poll and 695l. 1s. 10d. out of low wines 1,051 13 8
to ditto, more for imprests: out of loans on the second 4s. Aid 948 6 4
to ditto for the Victualling: out of the like loans 10,000 0 0
to ditto for paying the Crowne to 1692, Sept. 29: out of the like loans 5,000 0 0
£51,112 18 1
“You are desired to take notice that the sums hereby ordered to be issued to the Treasurer of the Navy out of loans on the second Aid of 4s. in the £ are not to be issued on any orders at present unsatisfied in his name, but on an order to be grounded on special letters of privy seal which are now passing for that purpose.”
Feb. 1. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of money in the Exchequer arising by the forfeitures for treason, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 27.
to Mr. Aaron Smith 400 0 0
to Charles Bertie struck through and altered to Tho. Howard for charges for removing 35 brace of fallow deer to St. James's Park 58 3 4
Treasury reference to Auditor Bridges of a draft warrant to authorise the passing of three of the accounts of Monsieur Auverquere, Master of the Horse. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 191. Reference Book VII, p. 25.
Feb. 2. Henry Guy to the Agents for Taxes for a list of the Receivers of the late [first] 4s. Aid [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 1]. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 191.
Same to Mr. Fox. I have read to my Lords your report on the petition of Margarett Thomas, widow of Capt. Thomas, late of the Regiment now under Col Selwyn. My Lords desire you to pay her what appears due. Ibid.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Joseph Bennett concerning a respite of 39l. 18s. 0d. stopped out of his Irish clearings. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Charles Tockfield for the place of landwaiter for brandy, now vacant. My Lords recommend him. Reference Book VII, p. 25.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Joseph Jordan, a waiter, London port, praying to surrender to Edward Buck. Ibid.
Same to same of Charles Tyrrel's petition, praying leave to surrender to his kinsman, James Tyrrell. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Tho. and Jacob Phillips for a new lease of a grist mill and fulling mill in co. Pembroke. Ibid.
Feb. 3. Money warrant for 400l. to Aaron Smith: as imprest for Crown Law costs. (Money order dated Feb. 6 hereon.) Money Book XII, p. 176. Order Book IV, p. 59.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 43l. 1s. 8d. to the Paymaster of the Works to be by him paid to Mr. Jordaine for repairs done at Powys House: to be issued out of the profits of said Marquess's estate at Hendon. Disposition Book XII, p. 26.
Feb. 3. Henry Guy to Mr. Duncombe [Excise Cashier] to pay the several tallies lately struck at the Exchequer for 1,265l. to Sir John Trevor. Make the payment thereof as easy and as speedy as possibly you can. Disposition Book XII, p. 26.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, pp. 26–7.
to William Aldham et al. poor pensioners supra, pp. 455–6, including six Chaplains out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. together with 120l. of the fine of a lease. (These persons to have the benefit of the order concerning Exchequer fees) 758 1 8
Out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise.
to the Doorkeepers of the House of Commons 30 0 0
to Mris. Baker 75 0 0
to Mris. Browning 30 0 0
to Mr. Rogers and his wife 50 0 0
to Mris. Golding 30 0 0
to Mr. Rymer 100 0 0
to Mr. Tate 50 0 0
to Mr. Shales (issued to Mr. Guy by letter of Feb. 5) 150 0 0
to the poor of St. Margarets and to King Charles I's Hospital 100 0 0
to the poor of St. Martin's 100 0 0
to Mr. Richards for the housekeeper at Windsor, Mr. Randu 65 10 0
to ditto for the poor 125 0 0
to the Master of the Horse, to Mr. Rawkins towards the Stable expense 200 0 0
£1,863 11 8
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the apothecaries who supplied last year all his Majesty's Land Forces, together with the Hospitals in Flanders, with medicines, praying payment of 3,158l. due to them on that account. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 192.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 100l. to the Commissioners of Transportation for carrying 60 French [Huguenot] officers to Ostend and the officers' horses of the four English Regiments lately sent thither. Ibid, p. 193.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Samuell Marriott as a weighing porter, London port, loco Jo[h]n Bushell, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 92.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of Charles Shelley for employment. My Lords recommend him. Reference Book VII, p. 26.
Same to Mr Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor] of the petition of Ralph Cooke for a grant of four houses in Duke Street, Westminster, belonging to Mris. Ellinor Bonnett, convicted for treason [counter-feiting] about nine years since but pardoned: he being a considerable creditor to her. Ibid.
Feb. 3. Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Cawthorpe and Christopher Rands for some allowance for their extraordinary charges in returning their moneys as Receivers General [for co. Lincoln] of the second year's Land Tax [the second Twelve Months' Aid], the Quarterly Poll. Review of the Poll and the 4s. Aid. Reference Book VII, p. 26.
Feb. 5. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to John, Visct. Fitzharding, of the office of one of the four Tellers of the Exchequer, void by the death of Francis Villiers, esq.: as amply etc. as Lawrence Squibb, John Loving, Sir George Downing, Sir William Doyly, kt., Francis Villiers or any other. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 319.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh, Paymaster of the Forces, to pay 500l. to Charles Watkins out of Army Contingencies, without deductions or accompt: for especial services relating to the Forces. Ibid, p. 329.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 1,432l. 17s. 0d. to Sir Leonard Robinson: in repayment of so much lent by him thereon. Money Book XII, p. 166.
Feb. 5 and 9. Money warrant for 87l. 19s. 2d. to Henry, Visct. Sidney, for half a year to Christmas last on his several fees as Master General of the Ordnance. Ibid, p. 178.
66l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Hen. Goodrick for one year to same date on his salary as Lieut. General of the Ordnance.
36l. 10s. 0d. to Sir Thomas Littleton for same time on his fee of 2s. a day as Clerk of the Ordnance.
36l. 10s. 0d. to John Charlton for same on the like fee as Surveyor General of the Ordnance.
40l. to Charles Bertie for same time as Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
15l. 4s. 2d. to Tho. Gardner for same time on his fee of 10d. a day as Keeper of the Stores and Small Arms in the Tower.
27l. 7s. 6d. to Christopher Musgrave for 1½ years to same date on his fee of 12d. a day as Clerk of the Deliveries of the Ordnance.
150l. 11s. 3d. to William Meesters for 2¾ years to same time as Storekeeper of the Ordnance.
240l. to John Fitch for two years to same time on his fee as Workmaster to the Ordnance.
Feb. 5. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners to send an officer to the Banqueting House in Whitehall to seal the goods of the Prince of Baden that are going to Holland. Out Letters (General), p. 192.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Tracy Pauncefort, complaining of Col. Wyndham's discharging him from being agent to his Regiment and praying that the tallies or money in said Fox's hands may be stopped till said Col. has made up his account with petitioner and paid him what appears due to him. Ibid.
Feb. 5. Treasury reference to the Earl of Ranelagh and Mr. Blathwayt of Mr. Lambe's proposal for victualling their Majesties' Hospitals in the Low Countries for sick soldiers. Reference Book VII, p. 26.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Whitebread for an allowance for his extraordinary charges as Receiver of the 4s. Aid for co. Beds. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Aaron Smith of the petition of Eliz. Gellot, praying a grant of the fine of 200 marks set on Fra. West in Newgate [gaol]. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] of the petition of Arthur Shallet of London, merchant, shewing that there is due above 10,000l. to him for the Irish Transport service and 1,000l. for transport for the year 1693: that he owes 2,000l. upon a bond at the Custom House which Mr. Knight presses him to pay: therefore praying that same may be deducted out of the said moneys owing to him. Ibid.
Same to Samuel Travers [Surveyor General of Crown Lands] of the petition of the Duke of Ormonde, shewing that Charles II soon after the Restoration leased the bailiwick of St. James's for a term of which 40 years are still to come, and soon after granted away the inheritance of it or made longer leases of great part of it; but petitioner is informed that there are other parts of it not yet granted away: therefore praying a grant for 99 years of the said bailiwick except the inheritance of St. James's Square and such other parts as were so granted away by Charles II, and except Suffolk Street Buildings, lately granted to Admiral Russell by William III for 99 years in reversion of the terms in being; and except the inheritance of Marsh Lands lately granted to James Ward, esq.; and [excepting] part of the houses fronting the Haymarket, lately granted for 99 years to Col. Hastings; as also [excepting] part of Piccadilly, lately granted to some in trust for Mr. Lownds; and except also Soho Square and all those new buildings in the parish of St. Anns; as also except all such land and houses as have lately been petitioned for by Mr. Poultney; in short also except all such houses, buildings or lands, part of the said bailiwick, as are now in their Majesties' present possession or are already granted away for any term above 50 years (see infra, p. 527). Ibid, p. 29.
Feb. 6. Treasury order for the execution of the money warrant of 1693, July 4 last, supra, p. 268, for 125l. to Sir William Killegrew on his pension: to be satisfied by tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. Money Book XII, p. 107.
[?] Money warrant for 125l. to said Killegrew for 1693, Michaelmas quarter, on his said pension. Ibid.
Feb. 6. Royal sign manual for payment of the following sums, without account: l. s. d. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 344. Money Book XII, p. 184. Order Book IV, p. 64.
to Louis de Veile as royal bounty 50 0 0
to Thomas Browne for good services 16 13 4
to Thomas Howard, yeoman of the Tents and Toils, for the charges of removing 35 brace of fallow deer from Loosly [Losely] Park, co. Surrey, to St. James's Park 58 3 4
to Edmund Waller of Beaconsfield and Edmund Valle of Gregorys, esq., two of the Justices of Peace of co. Bucks, to be distributed among the persons who with Robert Jones were most instrumental in apprehending William Maund, alias Mackdonnell, alias William King, for robbery on the highway, co. Bucks: under the proclamation of 1692, Sept. 13 40 0 0
£164 16 8
(Money warrant dated Feb. 6 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 22 hereon.)
Feb. 6. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 480l. to John Rawkins in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 3rd inst. Money Book XII, p. 166.
Treasury order for the renewal of a lost order (No. 1854) of loan on the 4s. Aid, being for 100l. repayable to Robert Cooke. Order Book IV, p. 59.
Henry Guy to the Excise Commissioners to pay the tallies for 750l. to the Duke of Southampton and 250l. to Sir William Killegrew by 250l. a week in four successive weeks. Disposition Book XII, p. 27.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] of money paid to ships etc. at the Nore and at Portsmouth from 1693, Oct. 3, and also in London between Jan. 21 and 31 last. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 192.
Same to the Excise Commissioners, enclosing answers [missing] to your representation about the continuance of the payment of 160l. per an. to the town of Great Yarmouth as an allowance for Excise for the beer for the fishery of that town. Please attend my Lords with your answer hereto next Friday. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General, enclosing the representation [missing] from the Paymasters of the Works concerning farthings and half pence alleged to be imposed upon him by the Receiver of the Post Office in the weekly payments made there to said Paymaster and the fraudulent ways used by the letter carriers in buying the same. Ibid, p. 193.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Leonard Browne, commander of the Benj[amin] from the East Indies, praying for a non pros to an information for the condemnation of a pot of Bezer seized by Mr. Carpenter; it being brought ashore by mistake. Reference Book VII, p. 29.
Feb. 7. Henry Guy to same to bring to the Customs Ware-house, London port, a pair of stays and 6 doz. combs seized by Mr. Bishopp, the surveyor at Harwich, and by Thomas Smith, Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 193.
Feb. 7. Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners. Send my Lords forthwith your answer to the queries supra, p. 463, relating to the duty on salt. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 193.
Same to Lord Lucas [Lieutenant of the Tower]. Mr. Secretary Trenchard has signified to my Lords the King's pleasure that Mr. Dorrington, a prisoner in the Tower and who is directed to be exchanged, shall have the like allowance as other prisoners have till he be exchanged accordingly. My Lords desire to know what prisoners are now in your custody and what allowances are made them: so that they may provide for Mr. Dorrington accordingly. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Aaron Smith. I have read to my Lords your report on John Jones's petition concerning the late Marquess of Powis's estate in Wales. Please advise my Lords what sum is fit to be sent to said Jones. Ibid.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to forthwith on sight hereof let by way of custodiam all the forfeited estate of Col. Simon Luttrell in Ireland and therein to grant a preference to Col. Hen. Luttrell, brother to said Simon, provided he gives as much as any other would for the same: and further to allow said Henry 200l. per an. out of the said estate as royal bounty from the commencement of said custodiam and during pleasure: the remainder of the rents and profits of said estate to be applied in satisfaction of the debts and incumbrances upon the same. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, pp. 386–7.
Same to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to William Blathwaite, esq. (in consideration of a fine of 571l. 1s. 11½d.) of the manor of Egham, co. Surrey, as demised 1616–17, Jan. 10, to Sir Francis Bacon et al. for 99 years in trust for Prince Charles, which term was assigned by the surviving Trustees 1629, July 11, to trustees for Queen Henrietta Maria; and by them in turn 1672, July 31, assigned to other Trustees for Queen Katherine; and again demised by the King 1673, Aug. 13, to Trustees for Katherine, now Queen Dowager, for a further term of 43 years in reversion; and by mesne assignments was vested in Lewis, Earl of Feversham, et al., for the remainder of said two terms as in trust for said Queen Katherine and thereafter for the Crown. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 320–8.
The present grant is to be of all the houses, woods, rents, profits etc. of the premises, the messuage called Clement Hubbards and the lands thereto formerly demised by John, Abbot of Chertsey, 1507, April 1, to Richard Adamson for 200 years; the farm near a tenement formerly called Jordans demised on the feast of Hilary, 15 Hy. VI, to Nicholas Smith for 300 years; being reputed parcel of the demesnes of the manor of Egham: and is to be for 99 years from the death of Katherine Queen Dowager at the rent of 3l. 6s. 8d. per an., which term is to be concurrent with any remainder of the abovesaid two terms of 43 years and 99 years.
Appending: (1) particular of the premises: rents of assize of freeholders, 10l. 12s. 9d. per an.; rents of the customary tenants, 15l. 19s.d. per an.; the scite of the manor, demesne lands, woods etc. of the value of 31l. 7s.d. per an.; excepting 32 loads of hay and 15 quarters of oats reserved to his Majesty, the whole being 58l. 0s.d. gross, or 55l. 18s.d. net. (2) Auditor William Aldworth's memorandum. (3) Ratal by Sam Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of said particular.
Feb. 7. Entry of a Treasury caveat (by order of Mr. Montagu) in behalf of Christopher Stockdale that no grant may pass of the office of one of the searchers at Gravesend till he be heard. Caveat Book, p. 35.
Feb. 8. Royal warrant to Sir Robert Cotton and Tho. Frankland, esq., Postmasters General, to provide forthwith a fit number of small boats of no force and good sailors to be employed betwixt England and Holland as pacquet boats and to carry no goods: to be instead of the pacquet boats that are now used. Effectual care is to be taken that no goods be imported or exported in them. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 329.
Royal sign manual for 300l. to Ann Hartwell, widow of Samuell Hartwell, as royal bounty: without account. (Money warrant dated Feb. 13 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 14 hereon.) Ibid, p. 330. Money Book XII, p. 177. Order Book IV, p. 61.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 28.
Out of loans on the Exchequer in General: for the Land Forces.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for 19 weeks' subsistence to the 18th inst. of the Regiment of Horse Guards under Mr. Vander Esch's pay: at 360l. 6s. 6d. per week 6,846 3 6
to ditto to clear bills drawn for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders “to this day payable” 22,000 0 0
to ditto for several Regiments of Horse Dragoons and Foot in Flanders who desire money here on account of their subsistence to enable them to buy recruit horses and levy men to fill up their Regiments, they being paid so much short in Flanders upon that account to 5 Jan. last 4,571 15 9
to ditto for the Prince of Hesse's Regiment to enable them to march; and is in part of 3,435l. 9s. 11d. for 17 weeks' subsistence to the 1st inst. 1,000 0 0
to ditto for Col. Leveson's Dragoons for three weeks' subsistence on account to enable them to pursue their march; they being already paid to the 1st inst. exclusive 664 18 0
to ditto for Sir Thomas Livingston's Dragoons for three weeks' subsistence on account to enable them to pursue their march, they being already paid to the same time 874 13 0
to ditto for eight Companies of the Duke of Bolton's Regiment quartered at Hull for their present supply 1,000 0 0
to ditto for 35 recruit horses and 11 men for Col. Epinger's Regiment of Dragoons 370 0 0
to ditto for 26 horses for the Earl of Essex's Dragoons at 9l. each 234 0 0
to ditto for levy money for the additional men to the Earl of Strathnaver's and Sir James Monereif's Regiments at 260l. each 520 0 0
to ditto for levy money for 39 additional men to Col. Bochan's Regiment 78 0 0
Out of loans on the second 4s. Aid.
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Victuallers 10,000 0 0
to ditto towards the pay of seamen 5,000 0 0
to ditto to pay for the Margaret and Jolly prizes, fitting for fireships at Plymouth (memorandum: the sum of 1,550l. was paid back by the [Navy] Treasurer and issued to the Receiver for Prizes) 1,550 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service: out of tenths of prizes taken from the Mogul 1,537 10 0
to ditto more [for secret service] out of the new duty on coffee 11 15 8
to ditto more [for secret service] out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 51 8 4
£56,310 4 3
Feb. 8. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 5,000l. to Charles Bertie, Treasurer of the Ordnance, to be issued out of loans on the present 4s. Aid: to be for land services of the Ordnance Office, to wit for arms, ammunition and other charges relating to the Flanders [Artillery] Train. Disposition Book XII, p. 29.
Same to Mr. Fox. The inhabitants of Hungerford, co. Berks, have a second time petitioned my Lords representing the great inconveniences they lie under for want of 139l. 19s. 11d. already reported to you as due to them for quartering a Troop of Horse under Sir Pury Cust in the Duke of Leinster's Regiment. You are to stop same out of the moneys received or to be received by you for said Regiment and to pay same to said inhabitants. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 194.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay the Colonels as follows for levy money for 10 additional men to each Company of their respective Regiments, viz. 260l. each to Brigadier William Stewart, Sir Henry Bellasyse, Col. Richard Coote, Col. Hen. Rowe, Col. John Michelburne. Ibid.
Feb. 8. Treasury reference to Mr. Ryley of the petition of Sir John S. Barbe, bart., praying a grant of some timber for building a malt house to his tenement called Cocks Lease in New Forest and for “leave to cleanse some ground from shurbbs and bushes” near his tenement. Reference Book VII, p. 29.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Joseph Craigg for a 99 years' lease of a tenement he is in possession of near Scotland Yard, to encourage him to build. Ibid, p. 30.
Feb. 9. Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 900l. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby, out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: to be paid over to the Commissioners of the Transports to be applied in discharge of 2,300l. for provisions and half freight of five Regiments of Foot to be transported from Leith to Holland. Disposition Book XII, p. 29.
Same to the Excise Commissioners. Why have you not attended my Lords about the Excise allowance to the Yarmouth fishery? You are to attend on Monday next. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 194.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Francis Dilkes as waiter and searcher at Broadstairs in Sandwich port loco Andrew Oneale, deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 92.
Treasury reference to same of the petition of the merchants of cos. Norfolk and Suffolk and Norwich [interested] in. the linen manufactures of the United Provinces etc., complaining of a higher duty imposed upon several sorts of coarse linen than was intended by the law, and praying that some speedy course may be taken for discharging the same and that they may be permitted to enter their linens (not distinctly named in the Book of Rates) ad valorem: said petition being referred to the Treasury by Order in Council of Jan. 22 last. Reference Book VII, p. 30.
Same to the Auditor [of Crown revenues] for co Kent of the petition of Charles Dalyson for the stewardship of the manor of Gillingham, co. Kent, vacant by the death of Allington Painter, esq. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes to appoint Edward Battine (one of the sub-Commissioners for Prizes in Plymouth port) as a same at Portsmouth, and William Cowso (present same at Portsmouth) as a same at Plymouth. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 261.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. William Wolseley, praying a custodiam of certain forfeited lands in Ireland until the inheritance thereof may be passed to him and his heirs. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 386.
Feb. 10. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Charles, Earl of Carlisle, Sir George Fletcher, bart., and Thomas Bendlows of all that manor of Arthurett and Randalinton, co. Cumberland, its courts, villes, granges, farms etc., parcel thereof and forfeited to the Crown by the treason of Sir Richard Grahme 1690, Dec. 29, and the capital messuage called Netherby Hall, with the demesne lands thereto, situate in the said manor and in the parish of Kirk Andrews; and of all that manor of Solam and Kirk Andrews with its appurtenances forfeited as above; and the advowsons of the churches of Kirk Andrews and Arthuret; the weekly market and yearly fair at Langtown in the said manor of Arthuret and Randalinton, with the tolls, picage and stallage; the free fishings in the Esk called the Upper Fishing, and the Under Fishings, alias Rose Tree Fishing; and all that manor of Bewcastle, with its appurtenances and the farm with a watermill to said manor belonging called the Demesnes of the said manor; and the manor of Solport with its appurtenances in co. Cumberland; and the manor and forest of Nicholl Forrest with its appurtenances in said county; and the messuage and farmhold called Shanks, alias Raburnehall, in the manor of Solport; and the farm or grange called Boxtongill in the tenure of John Grahme, sen. and jun.: all as found by inquisition taken at Carlisle 1691, May 4: also the manor of Nunnington, co. Yorks, and the capital messuage called Nunnington Hall with the town and grange of Stonegrave, the town and grange of Muscoates, and the messuages, cottages, farms at Nunnington, Stonegrave, Muscoates, Cawton and West Ness belonging to the said manor of Nunnington; as found by inquisition at York 1691, May 14: and three oxgangs of land in the parish of Pickhill, co. Yorks, and the reversion of the manor of Garton upon the Wolds, co. Yorks, after the death of Susan Grahme, widow, relict of Richard Grahme, as found by the same inquisition: all to hold to the present grantees from 1693, Lady day, for 99 years, terminable on the life of the said Sir Richard Grahme: with a reserve rent of 500l. per an. to the Crown for the premises in co. Cumberland and 300l. per an. for those in co. Yorks: with a clause of power of re-assumption to the Crown on signification by a great seal or privy seal: and with a proviso for payment of 400l. per an. out of the manor of Nunington to the said Susan Grahme and the annuity of 20l. charged on the premises in co. Yorks for Sir Henry Goodrick, kt., and Thomas Lister, esq.: and finally with instructions that this present grant shall determine and annul the grant by privy seal of 1693, Aug. 31, of an annuity of 600l. to Lady Anne, wife of the said Sir Richard Grahme, out of the profits of the premises, but the sum of 300l. due thereon for the half year to 1693, Lady day, is hereby to be paid. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 331–6.
Feb. 10. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a lease to George Booth, esq. (in consideration of a fine of 915l. and of good services performed) of the manor of West Ham, co. Essex, of the clear yearly value of 53l. 14s.d.: for 99 years from the death of the Queen Dowager: at the rent of 180l. 15s.d. to the Crown. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 336–43, 345.
Appending: (a) particular of the premises made out by Auditor William Aldworth; (b) ratal thereof by S. Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands. The fine of 915l. is accounted the fourth part of the value of the term herein granted.
Feb. 10. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh. The King has ordered Col. Cuningham's Regiment of Dragoons to march forthwith out of Scotland in order to embark in the Thames for Flanders and that it be supplied with subsistence on the English establishment as soon as it arrives at Berwick. Please inform my Lords what credit you can have [procure] for money at Berwick. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 155.
Same to Mr. Stephens to attend my Lords on Tuesday next with an account in writing of all bills drawn from Barbados on the Treasurer of the Navy. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Bohun Fox, praying to be discharged of 85l. 18s. 1d. remaining to balance his father's accounts as collector of Excise, co. Yorks, his said father dying in a miserable condition, leaving five children. Reference Book VII, p. 30.