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February 1694, 21-28

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'Entry Book: February 1694, 21-28', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 506-517. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82128 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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February 1694, 21–28

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Feb. 21. Royal warrant to Edward Russell, Treasurer of the Navy, and to the Navy Commissioners to pay 379l. 15s. 2d. to Arthur Owen, esq., late Captain of one of the Marine Regiments then under Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, for the pay of one serjeant, one drummer and 46 private centinels which he subsisted in the town of Haverford West from 1690, June 16, to 1690–1, Jan. 30: he not being able to have same regularly allowed because the said men were not inserted on any muster rolls taken of the said Company within the said time. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 358.
Feb. 21. Royal sign manual for 561l. 16s. 10d. to William Cotton of Fowey, co. Cornwall, mariner, as royal bounty, without account. (Money warrant dated Feb. 23 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 27 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 358. Money Book XII, p. 184. Order Book IV, p. 66.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for an annuity or yearly sum of 1,000l. to Robert, Lord Lexinton, in consideration of good and faithful services performed and to be performed in the office of one of the Gentlemen of the Bedchamber to the King: to be payable from 1693, Lady day. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 359.
Same to same for a same for orders to be drawn for payment of the shares, dividends or benefits which the respective contributors to the sum of 118,506l. 5s. 10d. are to have in accordance with the Act [5 Wm. and Mary, c. 5] for supplying the deficit of the Act [4 Wm. and Mary, c. 3] granting certain rates and duties of Excise: in which later Act it is declared that persons advancing said sum of 118,506l. 5s. 10d. before May 1 next (to make up the 1,000,000l. intended to be advanced by the said former Act) shall have certain funds (thereby appointed) distributed and divided amongst them for their lives or the lives of their nominees. Payments upon such orders are to be made in such method and form, and such books and registers are to be kept as are prescribed in the said reinforcing Act. Ibid, pp. 359, 360–1.
Royal sign manual for 2,000l. to Isabella, Duchess Dowager of Grafton, as royal bounty, without account. (Money warrant dated Feb. 23 hereon: to be satisfied by tallies on the revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall.) (Money order dated Feb. 27 hereon.) Ibid, p. 361. Money Book XII, p. 187. Order Book IV, p. 66.
Royal warrant to the Treasury Lords to give warrant to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods, Trent South, Benj. Tymewell, esq., Sir Robert Smith, Thomas Hoby, Henry Bromfeild, Ralph Hastings, esqs., and the master builder and assistant builder at Portsmouth, for the felling of 600 trees and 200 loads of timber for knees and standards in New Forest, to be delivered to the Purveyors of the Navy for the service of the Navy: the bark, lops, tops and offal to be sold and accounted for to the Auditor for co. Southampton before Hilary term next. (Treasury warrant dated Feb. 24 hereon accordingly.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 362. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, pp. 269–70.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1,000l. to Sir John Trenchard, a Principal Secretary of State, on the unsatisfied order in his name for secret service: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Trenchard or any others at his nomination on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise. Disposition Book XII, p. 34.
Same to same to issue 475l. to John Richards on any unsatisfied order in his name for services payable in the Office of the Treasurer of the Chamber: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Richards on credit ut supra: and is intended for the officers of the Removing Wardrobe. Ibid.
Feb. 21. Henry Guy to William Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 7,488l. 2s. 8d. as follows to the Commissioners of Transportation, viz.: l. s. d. Reference Book VII, p. 32.
on account of three Dutch ships for bringing over the Foot Regiments of Col. Selwyn, Col. Lloyd and Col. Beveridge 1,671 7 9
in part of freight and provisions for transporting several horses from the Thames to Flanders and five Regiments of Foot and one of Dragoons from Ireland to England 5,816 15 8
£7,488 2 8
Same to same to procure a same to authorise same to pay 900l. to said Commissioners in full discharge of 3,300l. which was appropriated for provisions and half freight for carrying five Regiments of Foot from Leith to Holland. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Pulteney, esq., to the King for a further 99 years' term in a house near St. James's Palace and in a piece of ground lately built upon, together with a coach house and stable situate in Stable Yard. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to William Aldworth, Auditor of the Post Office Revenue, to allow 91l. 0s. 5d. to Stephen Lilly, gent., in the next account to be passed as Receiver of the said revenue: the said sum being certified by the Postmasters General as owing at Christmas, 1690, from Thomas Price, then Deputy Postmaster of Stourbridge, co. Worcester, which debt is become desperate. Price being no ways able to pay same: and that the said debt be wholly discharged out of the said account. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 269.
Feb. 22. Royal warrant [to the Clerk of the Signet] for a privy seal for issue of 1,000,000l. to the Earl of Ranelagh, Paymaster of the Forces, as imprest for the Guards, Garrisons and Land Forces. (Money warrant dated March 3 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Feb. 28 hereon.) (Money order dated March 3 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 356. Money Book XII, p. 190. Order Book IV, p. 66.
Same to the Treasury Lords to issue 1,150l. to James Herbert, esq., Receiver General of the moneys arising by Prize Ships etc., upon account; for the purchase of the prize ship Margaret, with her rigging etc., which the King is pleased to bestow upon Col. Thomas Dungan. (Money warrant dated Feb. 23 hereon.) (Money order dated Feb. 26 hereon.) (Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt, dated Feb. 27, to pay same out of imprest money repaid by the Treasurer of the Navy.) King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 367, 370. Money Book XII, p. 186. Order Book IV, p. 65. Disposition Book XII, p. 37.
Treasury warrant dormant to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay the salary of 52l. per an. to Edward Buck, gent., as a King's waiter, London port. Money Book XII, p. 187.
Feb. 22. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue to the Commissioners of Accounts (on the unsatisfied order in their name [for salary]) the 875l. which the Excise Commissioners have been directed to pay into the Exchequer. Disposition Book XII, p. 34.
Same to same to issue as follows out of the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 35.
to the Earl of Ranelagh to answer bills drawn on him for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders and now payable: to be issued out of [contributions for] annuities 7,600 0 0
to ditto in part of 3,215l. 13s. 5d. for 23 weeks' subsistence to the Hastings' Regiment of Foot to March 1 next: to be paid out of ditto 2,885 0 5
Out of loans on the second 4s. Aid.
to ditto to complete the said 3,215l. 13s. 5d. for Hastings' Regiment 330 13 0
to ditto for the Prince of Hesse's Regiment of Foot for 21 weeks' subsistence due then [March 1 next] 3,255 12 3
to ditto for Col. Lillingston's Regiment of Foot for six weeks' subsistence on account of the arrears due to them 1,230 3 6
to ditto for Col. Colt's Regiment of Foot for the like 1,230 3 6
to ditto: to be paid over to Monsieur Vander Esch for the Regiments of Steenbach and Rechteren: at 259l. 9s. 0d. per week: upon their arrear of subsistence 2,156 14 0
to ditto for levy money to two additional Troops of Col. Cunningham's Regiment 1,440 0 0
to ditto for the ordinary in said Earl's Office [of Paymaster General of the Forces] 500 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for land service [of the Office of Ordnance] upon any of his orders in which land service is included (in the margin: 1,860l. for arms out of this) 10,000 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Navy Victuallers: [to be issued] upon the orders payable out of loans on the second 4s. Aid 10,000 0 0
to ditto: for seamen's wages: on the like order 30,000 0 0
£70,628 6 0
Same to the Paymaster of the Works to pay out of the tallies 2,000l. ordered infra, p. 511, for the Works out of the Post Office revenue, the 351l. 5s.d. which Sir Christopher Wren has certified as due to Alexander Fort and other artificers for work done by the King's command at Mr. Baptist May's lodge in Windsor Park. Ibid, p. 38
Feb. 22. Henry Guy to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise tha Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 400l. to Brigadier William Stewart for the contingent charge of bringing five Regiments of Foot and one of Dragoons from Ireland. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 199.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe an Order in Council of the 20th inst. for leave to the ship Little Falcon to touch in Ireland and to go to Jamaica: notwithstanding the embargo. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 97.
Treasury warrant to same to appoint John Vernon as boatman at Cockbush in Chichester port loco James Trew, dismissed. Ibid, pp. 92, 98.
George Muschamp (the present collector at Carolina) to be collector of the rates and duties imposed by the Act of 25 Car. II [c. 7] at Wiccomoco and Pocomoke rivers in Maryland loco Nehemiah Blackiston, deceased: with the established allowance of salary.
John Steede as Comptroller of the Four and a Half per cent. Duty and of the abovesaid duties imposed by 25 Car. II, c. 7, at Barbados loco Jo[h]n Mills, lately deceased.
Treasury letters patent appointing Edward Buck a King's waiter, London port, loco Joseph Jordan, gent., who has surrendered by a deed dated the 21st inst. Ibid, p. 99. Money Book XII, p. 187.
James Tyrrell as a same loco Charles Tyrrell.
Treasury reference to Mr. Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor] of the petition of Simon Harcourt, praying payment of 220l. 9s. 3d. expended by him in prosecutions in their Majesties' behalf in the Crown Office and [on account of] his salary of 50l. per an. Reference Book VII, p. 32.
Feb. 23. Henry Guy to the Board of Ordnance to appoint (out of the 10,000l. directed yesterday to the Ordnance supra, p. 509) 1,860l. to be paid by the Treasurer of the Ordnance for arms delivered at Maestricht. Disposition Book XII, p. 35.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1,500l. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby on any unsatisfied order in their names for the service of the Forces [in Ireland]: to be issued out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: and to be paid to the Commissioners of Transports to be applied towards discharging a further part of 13,816l. 15s. 8d. which will be due for freight and provisions upon the transporting 3,000 horses from the Thames to Holland or Flanders and of five Regiments of Foot and one Regiment of Dragoons from Ireland to England: whereon 5,816l. 15s. 0d. is already issued. Ibid, p. 36.
Same to the Postmasters General to direct the Receiver General of the Post Office Revenue to satisfy “in course as the weekly payments already directed shall expire” the tallies for 2,000l. to Thomas Lloyd for the service of the Works which my Lords have directed to be struck on the Post Office revenue. Ibid.
Feb. 23. Henry Guy to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Ann Gurney, widow of Lieut. Charles Gurney, who was killed in their Majesties' service in Flanders; praying to be paid what is due to her husband out of the first money that shall be issued to Col. Langston. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 200.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed account [missing] of the running of a considerable quantity of dyewood at Christchurch. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] of money paid by the Treasurer of the Navy to ships etc. between the 14th and 21st inst. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Charles Pulteney, esq., for a term of 99 years in some leases he is possessed of by the death of his father, Sir William Pulteney. Reference Book VII, p. 33.
Henry Guy to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition of Col. Fergus Offarrell, praying to have the preference of some lands which are to be set (they belonging formerly to his ancestors), viz. in cos. Longford and Westmeath. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 392.
Feb. 24. Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue 2,000l. to Thomas Lloyd on any unsatisfied orders in his name as Paymaster of the Works: to be by tallies on the Post Office revenue. Money Book XII, p. 187.
William Lowndes [in the absence of Henry Guy] to the Treasurer of the Navy to issue to the services of the Navy at the same rate of 22s. such guineas as you or your cashier have lately received from the Exchequer at 22s. each. Disposition Book XII, p. 36.
[Same] to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Penelope Hastings, widow of Capt. Geo. Hastings, praying payment of 222l. 14s. 0d. due to her husband, who died a captain in Col. Goodwin's Regiment in the West Indies. (In the margin: [reference] altered to Mr. Fox.) Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 200.
[Same] to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition of Ann Savidge, widow of Capt. Robert Savidge, deceased, late Provost Marshal to the English Forces in Ireland, praying payment of 106l. 6s. 0d. due to her said husband for his service there. Ibid, p. 201.
Feb. 26. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies to discharge the baronetcy fee of 1,085l. due from Sir Edward Leighton of Wattlesborough, co. Salop. Money Book XII, p. 187.
Same to same for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 1,000l. to Sir John Trenchard in repayment of the like sum lent thereon by him the 22nd inst. Ibid, p. 166.
Feb. 26. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for 475l. to John Richards in repayment of so much lent by him thereon the 22nd inst. Money Book XII, p. 188.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 40l. out of the new duty on coffee and tea to Edmund Wallers, esq., and 16l. 13s. 4d. out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise to Thomas Browne: as by the order of the 22nd inst. supra, pp. 480, 481. Disposition Book XII, p. 36.
Same to the Lord Chamberlain to swear John Thorowkettle into office as one of the messengers in ordinary to their Majesties, in order to his admission as messenger attending the Treasury loco William Wekett. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 201.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Frances Robinson, widow of John Robinson, praying payment of 254l. 5s. 0d. due to him as a Lieut, in Sir John Lanier's Regiment in Ireland. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to appoint Samuell Gurney as boatman at Ipswich loco Robert Chaplin, dismissed. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 92.
Toby Fenn as boatman at Berdsy [Bawdsey] Ferry in Ipswich port loco Daniell Briscoe, deceased.
Treasury reference to same of the paper [missing] of several reasons for prohibiting the importing into England of all lustrings and alamodes wrought in foreign parts: the said paper having been read in the Privy Council the 22nd inst. and referred therefrom to the Treasury. Reference Book VII, p. 33.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Richard Batson, praying to be remitted the 200l. he owes to the King for Excise as late a distiller, he “being forced to obscure [abscond]” and no ways capable to pay the same. Ibid.
Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of a demise to John Dell of several lands and tenements in co. Herts, parcel of the lands of George Bigg, outlaw: at a rent of 8l. per an. and fine of 16s. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 268.
Feb. 27. Treasury warrant dormant to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay the salary of 52l. per an. to Thomas Hardwick, gent., as a King's waiter, London port. Money Book XII, p. 187.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 2,300l. to the Earl of Ranelagh on any unsatisfied orders in his name for the service of the Forces: to be issued out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: and is intended to pay bills “according to the direction of Mr. Secretary Trenchard for the war.” Disposition Book XII, p. 37.
Same to same to take particular care that no tallies be levied on the Tenths within the particular dioceses charged with the pension of Mris. Hamilton and her sons, other than the quarterly sums for said pensions, “until you shall be well satisfied of the sufficiency of the said dioceses or any of them to answer any further payments that may be charged thereupon.” Ibid.
Feb. 27. Henry Guy to Mr. D'Cardonnell for an account of what is due to Col. Wingfeild, late of the First Regiment of Guards, from 1692, April 1, to the day of his death. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 201.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Peter Gery on behalf of the officers of the First Regiment of Foot in the West Indies lately under Col. Godfry Lloyd, praying that the accounts of said Regiment may be made up according to the establishment, the muster rolls having been taken by the French. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Povey. I have read to my Lords yours of the 26th inst. concerning the Regiment of Foot intended to be sent to Barbados and touching the Act passed in that island for the free quartering of a Regiment. My Lords desire you to lay before the Committee for Trade and Plantations the papers returned herewith and to inform them that on being moved therein it is the King's pleasure that if the island will take off the charge of transporting them and recruits and all extraordinary charges the King is willing to ease them of free quarter. Ibid, p. 202.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay the several Colonels as follow on account of their arrears due since 1691–2, Jan. 1, “computed according to the Irish establishment which commences then”: viz. 1,385l. 4s. 2d. to Col. James Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons; 1,465l. 0s. 4d. each to the Foot Regiments of Brigadier Stewart, Sir Henry Bellasis, Col. Henry Row, Col. Richard Coote, Col. Jo[h]n Michelburne (total, 8,710l. 5s. 10d.) (This letter cancels that of Feb. 15 supra, p. 500.) Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox. Insert in your next [weekly] memorial for money 70l. 2s. 11d. for Hercules Russell, late Cornet and Adjutant in Col. Wolseley's Regiment of Enniskillen Horse: he having petitioned my Lords showing that he is going to Barbados with the present Governor and praying payment of the 70l. 2s. 11d. which is due to him according to the account stated by the Commissioners of Accounts in Ireland and your [Fox's] report of Jan. 5 last. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] from the Navy Commissioners of money received and paid for the service of the Navy between the 1st and 14th inst. Ibid, p. 203.
Treasury order to the Customs Commissioners to observe (a) infra. Out Letters (Customs) XIII, p. 98.
Prefixing: (a) Order of the King in Council, dated Whitehall, Feb. 15 inst., for the transport to Barbados, Customs free, of the household goods, provisions, equipage etc. of Col. Russell, Governor thereof.
Treasury letters patent appointing Richard Warner to be a King's waiter, London port, loco Andrew Haynes. Ibid, p. 99.
Thomas Hardwick a same loco Henry Esday.
Feb. 27. Treasury letters patent appointing John Thorowkettle (a messenger in ordinary) to be messenger attending the Treasury loco William Wekett. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 270.
Same appointing said Wekett to be keeper of the Treasury Chambers loco Anthony Segar, gent., deceased. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Alexander Douglas for a coastwaiter's place. My Lords recommend him. Reference Book VII, p. 34.
Treasury warrant dormant to Mr. Knight, Customs Cashier, for payment of the salary of 52l. per an. to Richard Warner as a King's waiter, London port. Money Book XII, p. 187.
Feb. 28. Royal sign manual for last Christmas quarter to the Lottery pensioners, detailed: the names and amounts being as in the like sign manual of Oct. 27 last supra, p. 378, with the addition of 5l. to Dame—Hunsdon on a pension of 20l. per an.: total, 637l. 10s.d. (Money warrant dated March 3 hereon.) (Money order dated March 10 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 363. Money Book XII, p. 192. Order Book IV, p. 69.
Same for the following payments, without account viz.: l. s. d. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 364. Money Book XII, p. 192. Order Book IV, p. 67.
Jeremy Allen: as royal bounty towards the charge of his transportation to the Leeward Islands, whither he is going chaplain 20 0 0
Alexander Innes: the like for his transportation to ditto 20 0 0
James Cruckshank: the like 20 0 0
Peregrine Cony: the like for his transportation to Maryland 20 0 0
Jane Davis: as royal bounty 50 0 0
Ann Kelley: the like 50 0 0
Dr. Nicholas Onely, minister of St. Margaret's, Westminster, for the tithes of certain grounds in said parish now in possession of their Majesties at Kensington; for four years to Michaelmas last 18 4 0
to the churchwardens etc. of said parish church for four years' arrears to Christmas last to the poor thereof on the usual allowance [poor rate] payable in respect of the palace at Kensington 20 0 0
Col. Maurice Kingwell: as royal bounty 30 0 0
the Pages of the Bedchamber in consideration of the charges they are at for the washing of sheets for one year to Feb. 13 inst. 36 0 0
£284 4 0
(Money warrant dated March 3 hereon.) (Money order dated March 6 hereon.)
Feb. 28. Henry Guy to Mr. Hutchinson to pay into the Exchequer the 503l. 12s. 6d. in your hands for the King's part of the goods seized in the Johanna, alias Fidelity, William Cotton master: and the further sum of 58l. 4s. 4d. out of other seizures to make good the like sum which by mistake was paid into the Exchequer [sic ? for to the Customs Cashier], being part of that seizure. Disposition Book XII, p. 38.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue the above 561l. 16s. 10d. to William Cotton pursuant to the warrant supra, p. 507. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 1,095l. 3s. 11d. to the Treasurer of the Navy: out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: to satisfy bills as follows drawn on said Treasurer for naval services in the West Indies, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 40.
1693, July 8, per Col. Kendall, payable to William Thornburgh for hire of the ship Merchant's Adventure, against Martinique 77 0
1693, July 23, per ditto: payable to Jo[h]n Warren for hire of the brigantine John's Adventure for two months and 18 days' service in the West Indies 147 14 0
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to Jo[h]n Dagger for necessary money for 110 soldiers on board the ship Six Friends, 34 days in the West Indies 7 15 10
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to Richard Diamond for necessary money for 52 soldiers, 34 days aboard the pink Dolphin in the West Indies 3 13 8
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to ditto for two months' and two days' service of the pink Dolphin in the West Indies 160 4 6
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to Thomas Tryon for necessary money for 63 soldiers, 31 days at½ d. a day each soldier, on board the ship Biscay Merchant in the West Indies 4 1
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to ditto for two months' and 14 days' service of the brigantine Betty in the West Indies 87 10 6
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to ditto for two months' and two days' service of the ship Biscay Merchant in the West Indies 235 12 6
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to Henry Hale for same service of the ship Amity in the West Indies 122 10 6
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to Jo[h]n Hardy for same service of the ship Expectation in the West Indies 243 14 0
1693, July 8, per ditto: payable to ditto for necessary money for 80 soldiers, 32 days aboard the Expectation in the West Indies 5 6 8
£1,095 3 11
Feb. 28. Henry Guy to Mr. Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor] to report on the enclosed proposal of Baron Luttichau, proposing himself and Richard Harrison of London, merchant, as sureties in 2,000l. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 202.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed case of Capt. Bradshaw, now in Col. Titcomb's Regiment. Ibid, p. 203.
Same to M. Marryott, Deputy Auditor [of Crown Revenues] for co. Stafford, to immediately make forth debentures for the 1½ years' arrears due to Mr. Baker, Divinity Lecturer of the Cathedral Church of Lichfield, on a pension of 11l. 1s. 5d. charged on the [Crown] revenues of said county: the said Baker having represented the matter to my Lords. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Victualling Commissioners of the petition of Christopher Godsalve and William Harman, pursers of the King's ships Hampton Court and London, praying payment of 200l. and 390l. respectively due to them “for which bills are allowed by the Commissioners of the Victualling.” Reference Book VII, p. 33.
Same to the Solicitor General of the petition of Capt. John Jennings, shewing that the Prizes Commissioners refuse to pay him 10l. a gun for 40 guns which he took in a French privateer, by reason the French King's commission was not produced, though by another clause in the Act for encouraging privateers it ought to be paid. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to trustees for the inhabitants of East Stockwith, co. Lincoln, for 31 years from Lady day last of the premises in the particular ut supra, p. 295, being parcel of the lordship or soke of Kirton in Lindsey: and of the two small tenements in Grimsby as in the particular supra, p. 423, for the same term; this last item to be in trust for Jane Maddison, widow of Richard Maddison: at the rents respectively of 10l. 8s. 6d. per an. to the Receiver General of the Duchy of Cornwall and 10s. per an. to the Receiver of Crown Revenues for co. Lincoln: and with the fine of 55l. for the first parcel, but without fine for the last parcel in consideration of the discovery of the premises voluntarily made by said Jane Maddison. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, pp. 271–2.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Lieut. Col. John Forward, praying (in consideration of losses and services in Ireland) a grant of some forfeited bonds of John Kerwin of Galloway [Galway] for illegal transportation of wool from Ireland: said petition being referred to the Treasury by order of the King in Council of the 8th inst. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 392.
[? Feb. 28.] The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir William Courtenay of Ford, co. Devon, bart., praying to be restored to some lands in Ireland, being his ancient inheritance: said petition being referred to the Treasury by order of the King in Council dated Jan. 11 last. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 392.
Feb. 28. Same to same. It is represented to the King that the bringing of the six Regiments which are ordered from Ireland will be a great obstruction if the money due for their clothing be not satisfied. It is his pleasure therefore that the [paying for the] clothing of the said Regiments should have the priority of payments out of the money applicable to the new clothing of the 12 Regiments that were contracted for in Ireland and that as soon as these Regiments are completed the monthly payments for clothing be applied according to the King's direction in the Treasury Lords' letter of 1693, Dec. [sic for Nov.] 25, supra, p. 402. Ibid.