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'Entry Book: March 1694, 1-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 10: 1693-1696 (1935), pp. 517-529. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=82129 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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March 1694, 1–10

Date. Nature and Substance of the Entry. Reference.
Mar. 1. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for the drawing, registering and paying of orders for the 118,506l. 5s. 10d. deficiency of the Million Act in accordance with the terms of the privy seal of Feb. 27 last and with the terms of the Act [5 Wm. and Mary, c. 5] for supplying the said deficiency. Money Book XII, p. 189.
Henry Guy to the Excise Commissioners to pay 160l. to the owners, adventurers and fishermen of Great Yarmouth for one year to Michaelmas last on the Excise allowance for the North Sea and Herring Fishery. Disposition Book XII, p. 38.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 39.
Out of the 16,250l. loans on the second 4s. Aid and annuities reserved for levy money.
to the Earl of Ranelagh for levy money for 10 men to be added to each Troop of Col. Cunningham's Regiment of Dragoons 720 0 0
to ditto for levy money for two additional Troops to the Earl of Denbigh's Regiment of Dragoons 1,440 0 0
to ditto for levy money for two additional Troops to Col. Leigh's Regiment of Dragoons 1,440 0 0
Out of [further] loans on the 4s. Aid.
to ditto for three weeks' subsistence to Col. Levingston's Regiment to March 15 inst. to enable them to march 874 13 0
to ditto for same to Lord Fairfax's Regiment to the 15th inst. 669 18 0
to ditto for four weeks' subsistence to Sir David Collyer's Regiment at Portsmouth to enable them to march; to wit, from Feb. 1 last to the 1st inst. 820 2 4
to ditto for subsistence to two Troops of Col. Matthew's Dragoons in Sussex 400 0 0
£6,364 13 4
Mar. 1. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 4,600l. to the Earl of Ranelagh out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: to answer bills drawn on him for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders and payable to this day. Disposition Book XII, p. 39.
And 10,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy out of such further loans as are or shall be made at the Exchequer upon the said Aid: to be for the Victuallers.
Same to same to issue as follows out of the moneys of the fine of a lease in the Exchequer, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid.
to me [Guy] for secret service 237 11
to Mr. Deverle 50 0 0
to Mris. Disney 32 10 0
to Mr. Schweinfurt to complete his 100l. 17 12 5
to two Deputy Chamberlains of the Receipt of the Exchequer 40 0 0
Same to the Paymaster of the Works to pay (out of the 2,000l. in your hands of tallies on the Post Office revenue) 74l. 17s. 0d. to John Webb for his bill of charges as fowl keeper and pond keeper in St. James's Park. Ibid, p. 40.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh, enclosing the petition [missing] of Mris. Wingfeild, widow of Col. Wingfeild, late of the First Regiment of Guards, concerning some money due to her from Col. Bristow. My Lords desire you to take care that the money due to her from Col. Bristow be paid her (131 gilders 19 stivers, in English money 13l. 3s. 10¾d.) Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 201.
Same to Mr. Brewer for a certificate how much of the 2,420l. 5s. 2d. depending upon the account of Sir Henry Ashurst et al., late Commissioners of Excise, was paid by the said Ashurst and by Sir Jo[h]n Morden and Sir Humphry Edwin in taxes or towards the charges of passing their commission and how much is due to those three particularly for their salary to the day of their removal Ibid, p. 203.
Same to the Agents for Taxes to report on Saturday next on the enclosed letter [missing] from some of the [Assessment] Commissioners for the 4s. Aid in co. Stafford, together with the warrant from two of the Commissioners to the Constables there. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Feilding to attend my Lords on Saturday next concerning the 300l. [arrears] of Hearthmoney you are to pay to the Commissioners of Excise [and of Hearthmoney Arrears]. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fotherby. Bring in your accounts to my Lords forthwith. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to pay Mris. Martha Dillon 10l. 9s. 8d. in further part of what was taken from her by the Dragoons of Capt. St. Piere's Troop in Col. Matthews' Regiment. Ibid.
Mar. 1. Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Green, shewing that he was joint Receiver of Taxes with Mr. Samuell Foden for co. Stafford; that they separately received the first 4s. Aid in several [or separate] divisions; that he has truly paid all his moneys into the Exchequer, but Mr. Foden has 2,000l. in his hands: therefore praying that Mr. Foden may be directed to pay in his moneys before he be admitted to a new receipt. Reference Book VII, p. 34.
Same to Mr. Lowndes and Mr. Abbott of the petition of Rob. Hookes and Rotherick Lloyd, executors of Capt. Thomas Griffith, ut supra, p. 461, together with Mr. Fox's report thereon. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of John Hill and Eleanor his wife, late widow and executor of Col. Archibald Douglas, shewing that James II granted in June, 1688, to the said Colonel the forest or chace of Arkingarthdale and New Forest in York[shire] for 51 years under a proviso that such part of the premises as should not be recovered in seven years should be void; that the said Colonel prosecuted against Theodore Bathurst, esq., in possession of the premises and almost brought it to a trial, which petitioner cannot now do by reason of the privilege of Parliament; therefore praying a new grant of the premises with enlargement of the said seven years' term. Ibid.
Same to Samuel Travers, Surveyor General of Crown Lands, of the petition of William Blathwaite for a reversionary grant of the manors of Hornsea, Rosedale and Leven in co. Yorks; petitioner shewing that he formerly prayed a grant of the reversion of the manor of Egham, worth 4,000l., as in lieu of the sum of 3,300l. due [to him], on the usual allowances made to Secretaries of State, for 18 months' attendance on his Majesty in that station; that the said manor proved to be not worth half the estimated value; therefore prays a grant of such other reversions as will make up the said deficiency. The said petition being referred by the King to the Treasury Lords Feb. 17 last, the Surveyor General is hereby to report a value of the reversion of the manor or lordship of Hornsea, co. Yorks, demised to Thomas Ellyott, esq., 1673, July 2, for 66 years, of the annual value of 81l. 13s. 5d.; the manor of Rosedale, co. Yorks, demised to several tenants 1674, June 27, for 60 years, of the annual value of 133l. 6s. 3d.; the manor of Leven, co. Yorks, demised 1676, Dec. 16, to Joseph Micklethwaite for 60 years, of the annual value of 54l. 13s.d.: total annual value, 269l. 13s.d. Ibid, p. 35.
Same to the Navy Commissioners of the petition of the owners of the ship William and Mary, Geo. Cooke commander, shewing that they let their ship to the Victualling Commissioners to carry provisions to Barbados only, but she was there imprested by the Governor of Barbados to go with Sir Francis Wheeler to Martinico and North America and so back to England, to the damage of at least 4,000l. to petitioners: therefore praying that she may be paid according to the Governor of Barbados' imprest warrant. Ibid.
Mar. 1. Treasury warrant to Mr. Richards, “Treasurer of their Majesties' Chamber,” to pay 14l. to Mathias Short, esq., the King's Serjeant Trumpeter, for one pair of kettle drums by him provided for the Third Troop of Horse Guards under Visct. Colchester; it being certified by said Visct. that “they” were lost in the last campaign. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 271.
Mar. 2. William Lowndes (in the absence of Henry Guy) to the Customs Commissioners for an account of the number of tons in all the ships or vessels which within two years now last past have been entered outwards and inwards respectively in London port and the several outports of this kingdom. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 204.
Mar. 3. Treasury warrant to Auditor Done to make allowances as follow in Sir William Villiers' account of money received and paid for the extraordinaries of the Stables from 1685, June 24, to 1688, Dec. 25: Money Book XII, pp. 190–1.
Appending: (a) said account of allowances: l. s. d.
for the charge of passing a privy seal for 4,000l, a year, without account, and 5,000l. a year upon account for the service of the Stables, and entering the same in the several Offices 26 3 6
for Exchequer fees upon receiving 4,000l. at 24l. 8s. 6d. per 1,000l. 97 14 0
for ditto on 5,000l. at 10l. 12s. 6d. per 1,000l. 53 2 6
for the charge of a privy seal for 10,000l. for extraordinary service of the Stables 27 3 0
for Exchequer fees on 9,846l. 11s.d., part of said 10,000l. 104 12 6
for ditto on 7,850l., without account, for the usual service of the Stables for 1687 and 1688 195 0 0
for fees of two warrants and two orders for same 4 10 0
for the imprest roll for said 9,840l. 11s.d. 4 13 0
for ditto for 5,000l. for 1686 4 13 0
for stationary ware and for transcribing the account of said 5,000l. and passing same through the several Offices 50 0 0
for the like charges on the 9,846l. 11s.d. 100 0 0
for the charges of a privy seal, Exchequer fees and all other contingents whatsoever for 7,914l. 10s.d. due to the accomptant for surplus 135 0
for money due to Mr. Griffith, late Yeoman of the Stables, and divers tradesmen on the 4,000l. per an. for 1688 150 0 0
£962 11 6
(b) Abstract of the state of said Villiers' account 1685, June 24, to 1688, Dec. 25: l. s. d.
Charge: money received at the Exchequer 14,846 11
Discharge: money paid to divers tradesmen and artificers etc. 16,722 0 5
surplusage 1,875 8 11¾
resting due to several tradesmen and artificers at Christmas, 1688 6,039 1
allowances to the accomptant as above 952 11 6
Mar. 3. Treasury warrant to the Principal Commissioners of Prizes to pay out of the moneys of prizes brought into the Island of Jersey the cost of maintaining and exchanging all French prisoners of war brought into that island: all ut supra, p. 503. Money Book XII, p. 191.
Prefixing: copy of the Order in Council dated Whitehall, Feb. 27 last, ut ibid.
Same to the Commissioners for Exchange of Prisoners at War to apply to the Principal Commissioners of Prizes for moneys for the above purposes. Ibid, p. 192.
Money order for 50l. to Sir Littleton Powys for 1693, Trinity term, on his allowance as one of the Justices of Chester. Order Book IV, pp. 66, 67.
125l. to Sir John Trenchard for same in his name as Chief Justice of Chester.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1,500l. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby on any unsatisfied order in their name as Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland: to be issued out of loans on the second 4s Aid: and is intended for the Commissioners of Transports to be by them applied towards discharging further part of the 13,816l. 15s. 8d. which will be due for freight and provisions upon transporting 3,000 horses from the Thames to Holland or Flanders and the five Regiments of Foot and one Regiment of Dragoons from Ireland to England: on which 7,316l. 15s. 8d. is already paid. Disposition Book XII, p. 41.
[?] Same to same to signify to the Tellers of the Receipt that in all such loans as the citizens or others shall make on the second 4s. Aid, guineas be received at 22s. each. My Lords will take care that same shall be issued at that rate. Ibid.
Mar. 3. Same to same to issue as follows out of loans to be made by the payees respectively as follows, or by any others at their nomination, on credit of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, viz.; l. s. d. Ibid.
to the Lord Keeper for 1693, Christmas quarter 1,000 0 0
to 12 Judges for 1693, Trinity term 3,000 0 0
to the Welsh Judges for ditto 175 0 0
to the Masters in Chancery for ditto 275 0 0
to the Attorney General for half a year to 1693, Michaelmas 40 13 4
to the Solicitor General for ditto 35 0 0
to the Speaker of the House of Commons to Jan. 31 last 310 0 0
to Mr. Hill, Latin Secretary, for a year to 1693, Michaelmas 80 0 0
to Sir Joseph Williamson, Keeper of [State] Papers, for half a year to 1693, Lady day 80 0 0
to four Clerks of the Privy Council for same time 437 10 0
£5,433 3 4
Mar. 3. Henry Guy to the [Principal] Commissioners for Prizes to deliver to Col. Tho. Dongan the prize ship Margaret, with her fittings etc., in accordance with the Order in Council of Feb. 8 last supra, pp. 467, 508: the sum of 1,150l. having been issued at the Exchequer to Mr. Herbert, Treasurer of the said Commissioners, as the price of said ship. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 204.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 1,500l. to the Commissioners of Transportation as in part of 13,816l. 15s. 8d. ut supra, p. 501. Ibid.
[?] Robert Squibb to Mr. Laycock. I showed to Mr Guy that part of your letter concerning selling the wood in Needwood Forest. What sort of wood would the gentleman buy, what rates would he give and when will he pay in the money? Ibid.
Mar. 3. William Glanville (in the absence of Henry Guy) to Mr. Abbott, enclosing a memorial [missing] of Col. Edward Mathews concerning money due to the Royal Regiment of Dragoons under his command. You are to state what is due to same. Ibid, p. 205.
Henry Guy to the Customs Commissioners, enclosing an Order in Council on the petition of Jeremy Johnson, William Crouch et al., owners and freighters of the ship European, John Foy commander, praying leave to sail to New England with 30 men all belonging to that place, with stores for shipping which petitioners are building there. You are to report thereon. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Shales, enclosing an account [missing] of money paid by the Treasurer of the Navy to ships etc. between the 21st and 28th Feb. last. Ibid.
Treasury letters patent appointing Robert Cock to be a supervisor of the blowing houses loco George Collins, gent., viz. of one blowing house each in the parishes of St. Allan, St. Agnes, Illogan, Redruth, Gwennap, one at Penryn and one called Trecoas [Tregoos] lately built near Penryn. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 272.
The like for Thomas Sprigg as a same loco Nathaniel Luggar, deceased: to wit of one blowing house each in the parishes of Plympton, Sheslow [Sheepstor]. St. Blazey, St. Neot, Linkinhorne, Calstock, and one lately built in the parish of St. Agnes.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland. There was a mistake in the computation in our letter of Feb. 16 last as to the four months' pay to be advanced to the officers of the six Regiments which are coming from Ireland, which is to be repaid by your order in Ireland for furnishing levy money for the Regiments that are to be raised in Ireland. The said pay is placed to the account of the arrears to said six Regiments due from 1691–2, Jan. 1, and must be computed according to the Irish establishment which commences then. The amounts are therefore as follows, viz. 1,385l. 4s. 2d. for Col. James Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons; 1,465l. 0s. 4d. each to the Foot Regiments of Brigadier Stewart, Sir Henry Bellasis, Colonels Henry Rowe, Richard Coote and John Michelburne: total, 8,710l. 5s. 10d.: which sum being advanced here is to be repaid as above. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 393.
Mar. 5. Money warrant for 80l. to Richard Hill, Latin Secretary, for one year to 1693, Michaelmas, on his fee. Money Book XII, p. 192.
Same for 125l. each to William Blathwayt, Sir John Nicholas, Richard Colinge and James Bridgman for half a year to 1693, Lady day, on their salary as Clerks of the Privy Council. Ibid.
Same for 40l. 13s. 4d. to Sir Edward Ward for half a year to 1693, Michaelmas, on his fee as Attorney General. Ibid, p. 193.
35l. to Sir Thomas Trevor for same on same as Solicitor General.
Royal warrant, under the King's sign manual, dated Whitehall, to the Earl of Ranelagh, Paymaster of the Forces, for payment of 15s. a day to Benjamin de Boham (Bohom), late Lieut. Col. of the Regiment of Dutch Foot Guards, “which we are pleased to allow him in consideration of his being disabled in our service in Ireland”: to date from Aug. 1 last until further order. King's Warrant Book XVIII, p. 296.
Money warrant for 80l. to Sir Joseph Williamson for half a year to 1693, Lady day, as Keeper of the Paper Office at Whitehall. Money Book XII, p. 193.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Auditor and the Receiver of the Duchy of Cornwall respectively to make out and to pay debentures for the salary of 80l. per an. to Thomas Sprigg, gent., as a supervisor of the blowing houses in cos. Cornwall and Devon. Ibid, p. 206.
Mar. 6. Entry of a Treasury caveat in behalf of Anthony Hammond, who has the immediate possession of the manor of Somersham, co Huntingdon, and the inheritance thereof after the Queen Dowager's death, that no grant of any interfering term therein may pass to Thomas Felton or any others till he be first heard: notice to be given to Mr. Gardner over against the Swan in Arundell Buildings. Caveat Book, p. 35.
Mar. 7. Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a grant for a commission to John Vaughan and 27 others, detailed, to be Commissioners for the [second] 4s. Aid in co. Carnarvon: all by reason there is not a sufficient number of persons nominated in the Act to be Commissioners for said county that are qualified and capable of acting. King's Warrant Book XVII, pp. 365–6.
Mar. 7. The like for commissions to Mr. Bulkeley and 24 others, detailed, as Commissioners for the [second] 4s. Aid for co. Anglesey. King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 367.
And to Griffith Vaughan of Coreygedd and 28 others, detailed, as same for co. Merioneth.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for the payment of 80l. per an. out of the revenues of the Duchy of Cornwall to Thomas Sprigg as a supervisor of the blowing houses. Ibid, p. 369.
Robert Cock the like as a same.
Royal sign manual for 310l. to Sir John Trevor for 62 days, Nov. 30 last to Jan. 31 last, on his allowance of 5l. a day as Speaker of the House of Commons. (Money warrant dated March 15 hereon.) (Money order dated March 14 [?19] hereon.) Ibid, p. 370. Money Book XII, p. 197. Order Book IV, p. 68.
Same for 1,000l. to Sir Jo[h]n Somers, for his service in the execution of the place of Lord Keeper to Christmas last. (Money warrant dated March 15 hereon.) (Money order dated March 14 [? 19] hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 370. Money Book XII, p. 197. Order Book IV, p. 68.
Same for 40l. to Nicholas Sheffeild and Antho. St. Leger as reward for apprehending Abraham Stacey a notorious highwayman. (Money warrant dated March 15 hereon.) (Money order dated March 19 hereon.) King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 370. Money Book XII, p. 197. Order Book IV, p. 85.
Same for 20l. each to the following as royal bounty, viz.: King's Warrant Book XVII, p. 370. Money Book XII, p. 197. Order Book IV, p. 70.
to—Molineux towards his transportation to the Leeward Islands, whither he is going as chaplain.
to—Miles for the like as the like to New England.
to—Hull for the like as the like to Maryland.
(Money warrants dated March 14 hereon.) (Money orders dated March 19 hereon.)
Mar. 8. Treasury warrant to the Receipt for tallies on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the following sums in repayment of so much lent by the respective persons concerned on credit thereof the 5th and 6th inst. [being in effect only their salaries due as Judges etc.], viz.: 250l. each to Sir John Holt, Sir George Treby, Sir Robert Atkins; 300l. to Sir John Powell; 250l. each to Sir Nicho. Lechmere, Sir Thomas Rookeby, Sir Jo[h]n Turton. Sir Gyles Aire, Sir William Gregory, Sir Edward Nevill; 50l. to Sir Littleton Powell: 80l. to Richard Hull. Money Book XII, p. 188.
Money warrant for 77l. 16s. 8d. to Thomas Browne and 11l. 2s. 7d. to Nathaniell Horneby, without account: in reward for acceptable services and in satisfaction of moneys by them expended therein. (Money order dated March 14 hereon.) Ibid, p. 194. Order Book IV, p. 68.
Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the Exchequer: l. s. d. Disposition Book XII, p. 42.
Out of 12,920l. reserved for levy money [out of] contributions for annuities.
to the Earl of Ranelagh in full of the levy money for the Earl of Denbigh's Regiment of Dragoons of eight Troops and 60 men in each Troop: [towards which] 1,440l. is already ordered out of loans on the second 4s. Aid reserved 4,320 0 0
to ditto for the like for Col. Leigh's Regiment, 1,496l. 15s. 8d. out of the like loans and 2,823l. 4s. 4d. out of contributions 4,320 0 0
Out of loans on the second 4s. Aid.
to ditto to answer bills drawn on him for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders payable to Clifford, Poulle, De Coninck and Topham 9,282 0 0
to ditto for six weeks' subsistence to Lord Cutts' Regiment of Foot from Feb. 1 last to enable them to pursue their march 1,230 3 6
to ditto for four weeks' subsistence to Col. Erle's Regiment of Foot from March 1 last to enable them to pursue their march 820 2 4
to ditto for 24 weeks' and one day's subsistence to the Regiment of Horse now under Brigadier Levison to March 30 inst. at 325l. 6s. 6d. per week 7,854 5 6
to ditto for 23 weeks' and one day's subsistence to same date to Col. Coy's Regiment of Horse at 325l. 6s. 6d. per week 7,528 19 0
to ditto for 24 weeks' and one day's subsistence to Col. Mathews' Dragoons to same date at 293l. 6s. 0d. per week 7,081 2 0
to ditto for eight weeks' and one day's subsistence to Col. Brewer's Regiment of Foot to same date at 207l. 0s. 7d. per week 1,669 10
to ditto for the like to Sir James Lesly's Regiment of Foot, 472l. 8s. 3d. out of loans on the second 4s. Aid and 1,197l. 2s.d. out of low wines 1,669 10
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Victuallers 10,000 0 0
to me [Guy] for secret service, 193l. 8s. 0d. out of the fine of a lease and 17l. 11s. 2d. out of the new duty on coffee and tea 210 19 2
£55,986 12 5
Mar. 8. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue (out of money arising by the Four and a Half per cent. Duty) 140l. to seven chaplains [supra, p. 514] going for the West Indies. (Same to Mr. Knight [Customs Cashier] to pay 140l. into the Exchequer on account of said Duty.) Disposition Book XII, p. 43.
Mar. 8. Henry Guy to Mr. Richards to immediately pay the falconers a quarter on their established allowance and to send my Lords a particular account what you shall so pay. The same shall be made good to you out of the first disposable money that shall come into the Exchequer. Disposition Book XII, p. 43.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of the loans on the second 4s. Aid, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid.
to the Earl of Ranelagh to answer bills of exchange drawn on him for the subsistence of the Forces in Flanders “and to this day payable” 6,475 15 0
to ditto for the ordinary in his Office [of Paymaster General of the Forces] 500 0 0
£6,975 5 0
Same to same to issue to the Treasurer of the Navy 281l. 6s.d. and 234l. 12s. 0d. on the order in his name, payable out of loans on the second 4s. Aid: to satisfy bills drawn on him for naval services in the West Indies as follows, viz.: l. s. d. Ibid, p. 45.
1693, July 8, per Col. Kendall, payable to Robert Eldred for hire of the ship Merchant's Adventure, two months and two days in the West Indies 273 1
1693, July 8, per ditto, payable to ditto for necessary money for 110 men for 35 days on board the same ship 8 5 0
£281 6
1693, July 13, per ditto, payable to Samuel Gideon for two months' and six days' service of the ship Sara and Anne in the West Indies 234 12 0
Same to Mr. Fotherby. You are forthwith to bring in your accounts as directed on the 1st inst. supra, p. 518. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 205.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to send an officer of the Customs to Monsieur Payly's house in Duke Street, Westminster, to seal up his goods that he is sending to Hamburg. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Blathwaite to procure a royal warrant to authorise the Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland, to pay 1,500l. to the Commissioners of Transportation in further part of 13,816l. 15s. 8d. ut supra, p. 501. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Fox to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Alice Shipton, widow of Thomas Shipton, late Quartermaster and Ensign in Capt. Blood's Company in the late Col. Foulke's Regiment, concerning a debt of 119l. 14s. 0d. due to him. Ibid, p. 206.
Same to the Attorney General, enclosing the petition [missing] of Henry Hills, citizen and printer of London, concerning the estates of Elizabeth, James and George Hills, who are convicted for Recusancy. Call before you the petitioner and Gilham Hills and likewise Edward Brewster and John Williams, the present managers of the Printing Office, and report to my Lords on the whole matter. Ibid.
Mar. 8. Henry Guy to Mr. Feilding. Yours of the 3rd inst. to Sir Stephen Fox concerning the arrears of Hearthmoney you received in Northumberland has been read to my Lords. You are forthwith to pay the 300l. to the Commissioners of Excise. It shall be allowed in your account or taken out as the Auditor shall desire [decide]. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 206.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Daniell Wharley, clothier, concerning a debt of 20,880l. [due to him] for the clothing of the Regiments of Sir Thomas Levingston, Sir David Collier, Col. Lawder etc. Ibid, p. 207.
Same to Mr. Aaron Smith [Treasury Solicitor] enclosing a petition of the Commissioners of the 4s. Aid of last year for co. Somerset, setting forth that a bill is exhibited in the Exchequer Court at the suit of James Bovey, esq., for assessing him to the [said] taxes for his place [or office] in Exmoor Forest. You are to defend the said suit at the King's expense. Ibid, p. 217.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the Duke of Ormonde's petition to the King, shewing that the whole of the bailiwick of St. James's being in the Crown, Charles II granted leases thereof to the Earl of St. Albans and his trustees, of which there remain about 40 years to come; that the present King has also granted parts of the premises to Admiral Russell. Col. Hastings, Mr. Lowndes and Mr. Pulteney and others for several estates in reversion of the Earl of St. Albans' grant: therefore praying a reversionary grant of the residue of the bailiwick for 99 years. See supra, p. 480. Reference Book VII, p. 36.
Treasury warrant to same for a particular of premises ut supra, p. 405, in order to grants thereof to Sir Thomas Clarges and Mr. Guy at yearly rents of 12l. 16s. 0d. per an. in all and fine of 2,498l. 6s. 0d., the King being pleased to remit a half of the fine proposed by the said Surveyor General: except that part leased to Abbott Newell and William Dean: the lessees to convey their interest in the ground designed for a burying place to St. James's parish. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 273.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay William Hall the salary of 50l. per an. from Christmas last, he having executed the place of housekeeper and deputy housekeeper of the Excise Office for above 30 years, and during the time that the said office was held by grant at 400l. he was paid by the person who enjoyed that salary, and during the vacancy of that office was paid 50l. per an. by the King, and the said office being now granted to Mr. Lassell with 200l. per an. salary Lassell conceives it is not expected he should pay said 50l. per an. out of the said 200l. per an., he [Lassell] being to maintain a porter and yard keeper. Ibid, p. 274.
Mar. 8. Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the report of the Committee of Trade and Plantations concerning the place of clerk of the Naval Office in Barbados; said report being referred to my Lords by Order in Council dated Jan. 18 last. Warrants not Relating to Money XIV, p. 274.
We have referred same to the Customs Commissioners and the Attorney General and are of opinion that the Governor is not liable to any of the penalties mentioned in the said report when the officer is put in by your Majesty. We agree with the Customs Commissioners that it will be most for your service that Mr. Cranfeild be appointed to that employment.
Mar. 9. William Lowndes (in the absence of Henry Guy) to the Navy Commissioners. By the royal sign manual of Feb. 21 last you were to pay Arthur Owen, late Capt. in one of the Marine Regiments then under the Earl of Pembroke, 379l. 15s. 2d. for so much due to him for subsisting his Company in 1690. In accordance therewith you are to make forth bills to the Treasurer of the Navy for paying same to said Owen: and to cause same to be registered in course on the Register for bills kept in the Navy Office. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 206.
Same to Mr. Sotherne to lay before the Admiralty Lords the presentment from the Customs Commissioners desiring to be informed as to convoys supra, p. 444, viz. what have been appointed for the several trades since the last general embargo, the times of their sailing, what have already sailed and what shall be appointed hereafter, unless the nature of the case may require secrecy. My Lords desire that such notice may be given to the said Commissioners. Ibid, p. 207.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Robert Foot et al., merchants and owners of the Success privateer, praying that the St. Ann, which she took as prize, now lying at Dover laden with lead and other goods, may be brought to London without unlading at Dover. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland, to direct the Commissioners for Inspecting into Forfeited Estates to make no new leases of the lands petitioned for by Thomas Keightley, esq., supra, pp. 492–3, until you have reported on his petition and the King's pleasure be had thereon. Out Letters (Ireland) VI, p. 393.
Mar. 10. Henry Guy to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue by way of advance out of the Tenths of prizes taken from the Mogul 2,103l. 15s. 0d. to Walter Probert as royal bounty. The regular warrant [and order] for this issue shall be despatched and sent to you with all speed. Disposition Book XII, p. 43.
Same to the Excise Commissioners to pay 3,052l. 8s.d. to the Queen Dowager by 552l. 8s.d. next week and 500l. a week thenceforward till the whole be satisfied: being for last Christmas quarter to her Majesty Ibid, p. 44.
Mar. 10. Henry Guy to the Excise Commissioners to pay 7,500l. to the Prince and Princess of Denmark for last Christmas quarter by 1,000l. a week for five weeks and 500l. a week thereafter. This is to be over and above the 5,000l. for that quarter directed to be paid by Act of Parliament. Disposition Book XII, p. 44.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt for tallies [on the Excise] for 750l. to the Duchess Dowager of Grafton and Charles, Duke of Grafton, for same quarter. (Same to the Excise Commissioners dated March 17 to pay same.) Ibid, pp. 44, 45.
Same to same to issue 1,500l. to Charles Fox and Lord Coningsby on any unsatisfied orders in their names as Paymasters of the Forces, Ireland: to be issued out of loans on the second 4s. Aid and to be for the Commissioners of the Transports in further part of 13,816l. 15s. 8d. ut supra, p. 501: whereof 8,816l. 15s. 8d. is already issued. Ibid, p. 44.
William Lownds (in the absence of Henry Guy) to same to issue 50,000l. to Charles Bertie on an order for that amount in his name for the service of the Ordnance: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Bertie on the 4s. Aid. Ibid, p. 45.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] relating to the arrears due for the clothing of the Scotch Foot Guards and the Regiments of Col. Mackay and Sir Cha. Graham in 1692 and 1693. Out Letters (General) XIV, p. 207.