Warrants etc.
November 1698, 16-30

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'Warrants etc.: November 1698, 16-30', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 14: 1698-1699 (1934), pp. 190-210. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83005 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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November 1698, 16-30

Nov. 16.Same to Lord Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, to apply money reserved in your hands for uses to be appointed, and the nearest [payable] tallies of anticipation issued to you on the Two Millions, to clear the establishment of your Office to 1697 Xmas: taking care in such payments to give every servant a just proportion of the said money and tallies "or as near as may be"; and to reserve the rest of such tallies for such uses as my Lords shall appoint: also to satisfy the following items on [Privy] Council warrants: viz.
£s.d.
to Benj. Coling16100
to John Cox39134
to Ann Cock, relict of Nathaniel Cock16100
to the Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal20
£92134
Disposition Book XIV, p. 269.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 36000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy on the unsatisfied order in his name: to be issued out of loans to be made by said Treasurer on the third Quarterly Poll: and is to be applied as follows:
£
for the [Navy] course26000
for the Ordinary of the Navy10000
£36000
Ibid. p., 270.
Nov. 16.Same to Lord Russell, Treasurer of the Chamber, to pay (out of the tallies of anticipation lately issued to you) 750l. to Sir Godfrey Kneller in satisfaction for divers pictures furnished for his Majesty's service according to two warrants of the Lord Chamberlain. Ibid., p. 272.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests enclosing a letter [missing] from Mr. Twitty concerning a loan of 22604l. made in the name of Edmund Portman 1673 Sept. on the then Eighteen Months' Assessment. Please look into the accounts of the former Treasurers of the Navy and see how the said sum is charged [as issued to the Navy] and discharged therein and how the Victualling Contractors come to be charged therewith. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 61.
Treasury reference to Henry Baker of the petition of the Honble. Anne Somervile shewing that the late Sir William Parkyns owed her 500l. on bond at his death; that two years before his treason he made a settlement in trust to pay the said debt but upon his death Dame Parkyns his widow and Susanna his daughter got the said settlement into their hands and refused discovery of it to petitioner with intent to defraud her; and that petitioner is informed of the King's intention to grant his estate to the said widow: therefore praying the benefit of said grant in satisfaction of her debt. Reference Book VII, p. 304.
Nov. 17.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of loans to be made by the respective payees and registered in course on credit of the Coal Duties: viz.
£s.d.
to the Navy Treasurer to complete 250,000l. for wages to seamen of the Navy9201521
to ditto for wear and tear35014130
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance for land and sea service10000
to the Queen Dowager91576
to the Cofferer of the Household4246418
to the Wardrobe1723719
to the Earl of Ranelagh to complete 214,000l.100000
[appropriated] for arrears in Flanders
£305880
Disposition Book XIV, p. 270.
Same to the Customs Commissioners. Hasten your report on Mr. Baker's representation concerning the owling trade. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 59.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of Anthony Phillips, brewer, shewing that he furnished the Victual ling Commissioners with a quantity of beer in an extreme hot season, some of which proved defective for which he allowed 120 tons of other beer and paid Excise for same: therefore praying to be allowed such excise out of a debt due from him to the King. Reference Book VII, p. 303.
Nov. 18.Warrant by the Lords Justices of England to the President and Council of Nevis and the Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Leeward Caribbee Islands to vacate or to repay to Edward Waldron the forfeited recognizance of 500l. levied on his estate in Antigua. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 38h.
William Lowndes to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for 1,000,000l. to Edward, Earl of Orford, Treasurer of the Navy: as imprest for the service of the Navy and Victualling. (Money warrant dated Nov. 15 [sic for 25] hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated Nov. 24). (Money order dated Nov. 15 [sic. for 25] hereon). Ibid., p. 38 i. Money Book XIV, p. 235. Order Book V, p. 21.
Nov. 18/28Royal warrant under the King's sign manual dated "at our Court at the Hague" to Sir Thomas Trevor, Attorney General to enter satisfaction on the record of the fine of 500 marks set on Peirce Row ut supra Tr. Cal. XIII, p. 339. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 59.
Nov. 18.Money warrant for 150l. to Geo. Booth for last Sept. 29 quarter on his pension out of the Tenths: to be satisfied out of the moneys of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise by reason there is not enough moneys of Tenths of last year to pay said quarter's annuity by reason of other pensions charged thereon payable before his, being prior grants. Money Book XIV, p. 225.
Same for 75l. to Henry, Earl of Romney, Keeper of Greenwich Park; for three quarters to 1697 Xmas on the allowance for keepers' wages and other disbursements in said park. Ibid., p. 226.
Treasury warrant to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 45184l. 8s. 9¾d. to the Earl of Montague on the unsatisfied order in his name as Master of the Great Wardrobe: to be by tallies of anticipation on the tenth instalment due in 1699–1700 January of the Two Millions: and is to be applied towards clearing the debts in the Office of the Great Wardrobe to Michaelmas 1697. Ibid., p. 227.
Money warrant for 137l. 10s. 0d. to John Branch, circuitor or bailiff of Battles Walk alias Battles Bailiwick in Windsor Forest; for 2¾ years to 1697 Xmas on the allowance for hay for the deer and for increase of keepers' wages. (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon). Ibid., p. 227. Order Book V, p. 21.
Same for 175l. to Peter Guenon de Beaubuisson, Gentleman of his Majesty's Bows and Guns and Keeper of the Private Armoury at Whitehall, for 1¾ years to 1697 Xmas on his allowance for keeping all the King's private guns &c. (Money order dated Nov. 28 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 74. Order Book V, p. 28.
Same for 550l. to Edward, Earl of Jersey, Keeper of his Majesty's Park called Hyde Park, for 2¾ years to 1697 Xmas on his annuity for wages of the underkeepers, for an attendant at the Gate and for hay and beans for the deer. (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 227. Order Book V, p. 23.
Same for 82l. 10s. 0d. to William Clarke, Keeper of Bigshot Rails in Windsor Forest; for same time on an allowance for providing hay for the deer there. (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 228. Order Book V, p. 30.
Same for 500l. each to Adrian Van Borcelan, Hatton Compton, James Stanley, Thomas Windsor, and Geo. Cholmondley for one year to Xmas last as Grooms of the Bedchamber. Money Book XIV, p. 228.
Same for 250l. each to John Sayers, Lord Raby and Emanuell Scroop How for half a year to same time as same. (Money orders dated Nov. 23 hereon). Order Book V, pp. 23–25.
Same for 1000l. to the Earl of Portland for half a year to same time as Groom of the Stole and First Gentleman of the Bedchamber.
1000l. each to Aubrey, Earl of Oxford; James, Duke of Queensberry; Richard, Earl of Scarborough; James, Duke of Ormonde; Henry, Earl of Romney for one year to same time as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber.
500l. each to Charles, Earl of Selkirk; Robert, Lord Lexinton; Algernon, Earl of Essex, for half a year to same time as same.
750l. to Charles, Earl of Burlington, for three months to same time as a same.
250l. to Charles, Earl of Monmouth, for a quarter to 1697 Lady day as a same. (Money orders dated Nov. 22 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 229 Order Book V, p. 20, 23, 24.
Same for 40,000l. to the Earl of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe: to complete the 100,000l. as by the privy seal of 1696 Sept. 30 for the service of the Great Wardrobe. (Money order dated Nov. 19 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 229. Order Book V, p. 19.
Same for 150l. to Robert Wintour, King's Clerk in the Crown Office of the King's Bench, for three years to 1697 Xmas on his salary. (Money order dated Nov. 22 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 230. Order Book V, p. 22.
Same for 1125l. to Thomas, Duke of Leeds, President of the Privy Council, for three quarters to same date on his allowance of 1000l. per an. in lieu of diet and his 500l. per an. as royal bounty. (Money order dated Nov. 22 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 230. Order Book V, p. 24.
Same for 750l. to Peregrine Bertie, Vice-Chamberlain of the Household, for 1¼ years to same date on his allowance of 600l. per an. as by the privy seal of 1694 April 14, over and above the ancient profits of his place. (Money order dated Nov. 22 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 230. Order Book V, p. 24.
Nov. 18.Money warrant for 345l. to James Chase Esq. for three years to same date on his salary or allowance as Apothecary in Ordinary to the King's person. Money Book XIV, p. 231.
Same for 9157l. 6s. 6¼d. to the Queen Dowager in full of 15262l. 4s. 2½d. for 1¼ years to 1698 Sept. 29 on her annuities of 10972l. 19s. 3d. and 1236l. 16s. 1½d. as by her patents of 1672 Dec. 20 and 1674 Oct. 9 and 1689 April 8. Ibid.
Same for 360l. to John, Earl of Bath, Chief Ranger and Keeper of St. James's Park, for six years to 1697 Xmas on an allowance of 60l. per an. for wages of two underkeepers there. (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon). Ibid., p. 94. Order Book V, p. 25.
Same for 219l. to Micheall Studholme, Keeper and Guide of his Majesty's Roads; 82l. 2s. 6d. thereof for 2¼ years to same date on his patent fee of 2s. a day; and 136l. 17s. 6d. thereof for his riding charges and pains and expense therein in said time. Money Book XIV, p. 94.
Same for 420l. to John Goddard Esq. for 1¾ years to 1697 Dec. 1 on his salary of 240l. per an. as late Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bermudas or Summer Islands. (Money order dated Nov. 28 hereon). Ibid., p. 231. Order Book V. p. 32.
Same for 4500l. to William Smith Esq., Paymaster of the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners: as imprest for the wages and board wages of the said Band for three quarters to 1697 Xmas. (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 232. Order Book V, p. 21.
Same for 250l. to Parry Walton gent for 1¼ years to same date in reward for his service and pains in mending and repairing his Majesty's pictures. (Money order dated Nov. 20 hereon. In the margin "this order is to be for 150l. only for three quarters due at Xmas 1697.") Money Book XIV, p. 232. Order Book V, p. 231.
Same for 45l. to Robert Stephens, messenger appointed to look after the Printing Press: 37l. 10s. 0d. for three quarters to same date on his salary in that employ and 7l. 10s. 0d. for same time for his pains and charges in carrying on the business of said office and in lieu of bills heretofore usually made for same. (Money order dated Nov. 25 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 232. Order Book V, p. 25.
Same for 573l. 10s. 0d. to James Barrow Esq. late Knight Harbinger to the King, and to Sir Lambert Blackwell Kt. the present same; 40l. thereof for three years to same date on their fee of 20 marks per an. and 533l. 10s. 0d. thereof as upon their allowance of 10s. a day. Money Book XIV, p. 233.
Same for 82l. 10s. 0d. to John Warner for 2¾ years to same date on his salary of 30l. per an. as Master of the King's Barges. Ibid.
Nov. 18.Same for 137l. 10s. 0d. to Henry Harris for 2¾ years to same date on his fee or salary as Chief Graver of his Majesty's Seals.
25l. 1s. 10½d. to same for same time on his fee or salary of 6d. a day as Yeoman of the Revels. Ibid.
Same for 898l. 15s. 8d. to the officers of the Works as follows for 2¼ years to 1697 Xmas on their fees or salaries:
£s.d.
Sir Christopher Wren, Surveyor General10213
William Talman, Comptroller611110½
Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster8226
John Oliver, Master Mason4113
William Dickenson, Clerk Engrosser150
William Ireland, Master Glazier43153
Richard Stacey, Master Bricklayer4113
Chas. Atherton, Serjeant Plumber4113
Alexander Fort, Master Joiner1188
John Grove, Master Plaisterer4113
Grimling Gibbons, Carver611110
Math. Roberts, Plumber at Windsor4113
Math. Banks, Master Carpenter4113
Chas. Hobson, Purveyor2776
John Norris, Joiner of the Privy Chamber: for a quarter [to same date]41711
£898158
Ibid., p. 237.
Same for 45l. 12s. 6d. to Robert Ford for 1¼ years to same date as Housekeeper at Newmarket. Ibid., p. 240.
Same for 350l. to Elizabeth Ellyott alias Walker for 1¾ years to same date on her annuity or fee as Keeper of his Majesty's House and Wardrobe at Newmarket. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to cause all loans now or hereafter made in Exchequer Bills on the 3s. Aid (over and above the sums by the Act for the said Aid directed to be first registered and issued) to be immediately from time to time cancelled by the respective Tellers who receive same and thereupon to discharge the said Tellers in their respective accounts of [and from] the Bills so cancelled according to the direction of the said Act: and further to draw an order for issuing to Lionel Herne gent any sums not exceeding 200,000l. as imprest; to be satisfied in such way as the Treasury Lords shall from time to time direct out of such money as shall be lent on credit of the said Act (after the sums abovementioned); which money so be to issued is intended and shall be applied accordingly by him for purchasing Exchequer Bills; which Bills so purchased shall be immediately paid by the said Herne from time to time into the Receipt and are to be there cancelled according to the direction of the said Act: all by reason that the said Act provided that all sums lent (and which are thereby appointed to be registered in course after a sum not exceeding 850,000l. and also after the sum thereby appointed to be registered for payment of the annuities therein mentioned) might be lent to the King in lawful coin of this kingdom or in Exchequer Bills and that the Exchequer Bills so lent (not being any of those coming in for payment of the said Tax or Duty) should immediately be cancelled in the Exchequer except so much as should be sufficient to complete the sum of 250,000l. for disbanding the Army: and that the loans made in coined money should by the Treasury Lords forthwith and from time to time be directed to be issued and disposed to the King's best advantage for the purchasing of Exchequer Bills which should forthwith be cancelled. (Money order dated Nov. 22 hereon accordingly for 200,000l. to Lionel Herne). Money Book XIV, pp. 241–2. Order Book V, p. 20.
Nov. 18.Money warrant for 735l. to the Heralds and Pursuivants at arms as follows for 1¾ years to 1697 Xmas on their salaries viz.
£s.d.
Sir Thomas St. George, Garter King175
Sir Henry St. George, Clarencieux King7000
Sir John Dugdale, Norroy King70
Robert Devenish, Esq., York Herald46134
Henry Dethick Esq., Richmond Herald46134
Francis Burghill Esq., Somerset Herald46134
Gregory King Esq., Lancaster Herald46134
Charles Mawson Esq., Chester Herald46134
Peers Maudit, Esq., Windsor Herald46134
John Gibbon gent., Bluemantle Pursuivant35
Lawrence Crump, Portcullis Pursuivant35
Peter Le Neve, Rouge Croix Pursuivant35
Hugh Clopton, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant35
£735
Money Book XIV, p. 242.
Same for 100l. to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, for one year to same date on his salary as Principal Secretary of State. Ibid., p. 243.
Same for 116l. 13s. 4d. to Henry D'Nassau, Seigneur D'Auverquere for 1¾ years to same date on his fee of 100 marks per an. as Master of the Horse. Ibid.
Same for 750l. to Thomas Pulleyn Esq. for 3¾ years to same time on his fee of 200l. per an. as Master of the Studs to the King. Ibid.
Same for 350l. to William, Earl of Portland for 1¾ years to same time on his salary as Superintendent of the King's Gardens. Ibid.
Same for 60l. to Richard Hill for three quarters to same time on his salary as Latin Secretary to the King. Ibid., p. 244.
Same for 550l. to Dr. Richard Bentley for 2¾ years to same time on his salary as Keeper of his Majesty's Libraries. Ibid.
Same for 225l. to Simon De Brienne and Mary his wife for same time on their fee or salary as Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Kensington. Ibid.
Nov. 18.Same for 60l. to Charles Killegrew for six years to Xmas last on his fee as Master of the Masks and Revels. Ibid., p. 245.
Same for 220l. to John, Earl of Bath, for 2¾ years to same time on his fee or salary as Housekeeper at St. James's. Ibid., p. 246.
Same for 1000l. to Christopher Tankred for two years to same date on his allowance as Master of the Harriers. Ibid., p. 247.
Same for 101l. 18s. 9d. to Peter Guenon De Beaubuisson for 1¾ years to same date on his fee or allowance as Gentleman of his Majesty's Bows. Ibid.
Same for 120l. 16s. 8d. to John Hastings, Clerk of the Foreign Estreats in the Exchequer, for 1¼ years to same date on his several fees and allowances, to wit on the annual sum of 20l. for safekeeping the records of seizures of Recusants estreated into the Exchequer Court and on his annual fees and allowances of 10l., 33l. 6s. 8d., 26l. 13s. 4d. and 6l. 13s. 4d. for him and his clerks for extracting all fines and amerciaments. (Money order dated Dec. 2 for 66l. 13s. 4d. hereon). Ibid., p. 250. Order Book V, p. 27.
Same for 175l. 13s. 1½d. each to the following as for 1¾ years to same date on their fee and board wages as Serjeants-at-Arms: viz. Thomas Charnock; Serjeants Templer, Williamson, Powell, Twist, Lawson, Payne, Gregg, Shurley. Money Book XIV, p. 250.
Same for 212l. 10s. 0d. to the executors of Walter Laycock for 4¼ years to 1695 Sept. 29 as late Surveyor-General of Woods, Trent North. Ibid., p. 252.
Same for 29l. 13s. 1½d. to Ann Whinyard the Keeper of the King's royal house at Westminster for 3¼ years from 1694 Michaelmas to 1697 Xmas on the fee of 6d. a day. Ibid., p. 255, 292.
Same for 54l. 15s. 0d. to Lawrence, Earl of Rochester for half a year to same date on his fee of 6s. a day as Keeper of New Park at Richmond. Ibid., p. 256.
Same for 10l. to John Potenger, for a quarter to same date on his salary as Comptroller of the Pipe. Ibid., p. 258.
Same for 25l. to Walter Wallinger and Thomas Cole for 1¼ years to same date on their fees as Secondaries in the Office of the Pipe. Ibid.
Same for 153l. 6s. 8d. to John Tayleur, Second Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office; 20l. thereof for five years to same date on his fee of 4l. per an. and the renainder for the like time on his fee of 26l. 13s. 4d. usually allowed for his pains in the execution of all originals transcribed out of Chancery into the Exchequer. Ibid.
Nov. 18.Money warrant for 312l. 10s. 0d. each to Sir John Nicholas, William Blathwaite and William Bridgeman for 1¼ years to same date; and 12l. to John Povey due at Xmas 1697: all as clerks of the Privy Council. Money Book XIV, p. 259.
Same for 37l. 10s. 0d. to Thomas Hewitt Esq. for three quarters to same date on his fee as Surveyor General of Woods Trent North. Ibid.
Same for 30l. to Charles Whitaker for same time on his fee as Foreign Apposer in the Exchequer Court. Ibid., p. 260.
Same for 360l. to Sir Joseph Williamson for 2¼ years to same time on his fee as Keeper of the Paper Office at Whitehall. Ibid., p. 261.
Same for 15l. to Paul Jodrell for 1½ years to same date on his fee as Clerk to the House of Commons. Ibid., p. 262.
Same for 11l. 7s. 6d. each to Benj. Colinge and Nath. Cox for one quarter from Sept. 29 last to Dec. 30 last on their allowance of 2s. 6d. a day each as Keepers of the Council Chamber. Ibid., p. 267.
Same for 50l. to John, Visct. Fitz Hardinge for half-a-year to same date on his fee or allowance as Keeper of the Pall Mall in St. James's Park. Ibid., p. 281.
Same for 112l. 10s. 0d. to John, Phillip and Joseph Rotiers for one quarter to same date on their annuity [as Gravers to the Mint]. Ibid., p. 313.
Same for 16l. 5s. 0d. to Thomas Marriott Esq. for 3¼ years to same date on his fee as Clerk of the Pleas in the Exchequer Court: to be satisfied out of any unappropriated moneys in the Exchequer. Ibid., p. 320.
Same for 500l. to Henry Baker: upon account: for Crown Law charges "to defray the charges of proceedings at law and such other services as we shall from time to time direct on his Majesty's behalf." (Money order dated Nov. 21 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 218. Order Book V, p. 19.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 500l. to the Navy Treasurer on the unsatisfied order in his name: to be issued out of loans on the Coal Duties: and is to be paid to Capt. Warren for contingent charges of the ships under him now going to the East Indies. Disposition Book XIV, p. 271.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to direct payment of the abovesaid 500l. accordingly: also to assign bills for the course of the Navy out of the tallies of loan in the Navy Treasurer's hands on funds as follows: viz.
£s.d.
on the Two Millions65555110½
on the Coal Duties35004130
on the Poll2600000
£1265591410½
Ibid.
Nov. 18.Treasury reference to Auditor Bridges of the account of Jonathan Ambrose, melter in the Tower Mint, "of moneys by him received [with cravings for an allowance therein] to sustain the loss and waste in the second melting of all the silver contained in the 12 General Remains [connected with the re-coinage] and sweep thereof and also of the actual waste and loss upon the whole after making up the sweep. Reference Book VII, p. 303.
Same to Mr. Nicholas Baker of the petition of Charles Battely shewing that he hath done other business in the causes supra p. 170. amounting to 56l. 18s. 8d.; therefore praying payment thereof. Ibid.
[? Nov. 18]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet for a lease to Michael Holder at the nomination of Henry Seymour of lands in Laverton ut supra Tr. Cal. XIII, p. 433 for 99 years terminable on the lives of Michael Holder and James, son of John Holder. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 122.
Nov. 18.Treasury letters patent constituting Sir Basill Dixwell bart. (Auditor of Excise) to be Auditor of the Duties on malt, mum, sweets, cider and perry and on leather; to audit and state same in the like method and form as the accounts of the Excise are. Ibid., p. 124.
Report to the Lords Justices, England, from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Thomas Blight and John Dyer, magistrates, and Phillip Parris and George Pope, merchants of Looe, Cornwall praying a noli prosequi to the information in the Exchequer against the first two for discountenancing the informers in their search for French goods landed without payment of Custom and against the last two for running some French linens. We conceive there is sufficient ground to prosecute the merchants. As to the magistrates we have no objection to such favour as you may please to extend to them. Ibid., p. 137.
Treasury warrant to the King's Remembrancer to take the securities, detailed, of Peter Elders as agent to Col. William Norcotte's Regiment. Ibid.
Nov. 18/28Royal warrant under the King's sign manual dated "at our Court at the Hague" to the Lords Justices of Ireland to cause the sum of 3,011l. 5s. 0d. to be taken off the charge for the year 1692 of the late Regiment of Horse commanded by the late Brigadier William Wosely; and thereupon to place the same to account of arrears due before 1691–2 Jan. 1, to the end the account of the said Regiment may be forthwith cleared: all by reason that Richard Edwards, agent to the said Regiment, has petitioned shewing that in 1692 Wosely applied for the offreckonings due to his Regiment to 1691 Dec. 31 and obtained a warrant thereon for 5,032l. 10s. 0d. with which he clothed the said Regiment; and the said Brigadier hath since received the full offreckonings from 1691–2 Jan. 1 to 1697 June 30 and accounted with and cleared the officers' servants, corporals and trumpets (and privates) but upon closing the accounts of the Regiment the Paymaster General charges it with 3,011l. 5s. 0d. (part of the said 5,032l. 10s. 0d.) as received in 1692 by which means the agent falls short of the clearings by 2,551l. 5s. 0d. which will fall upon the Brigadier's pay unless relieved by the King: which petition is conformed by the report of William Robinson, Deputy Paymaster General, Ireland, thereon. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 465–6.
Nov. 19.Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to insert in the quarterly salary bills of the Excise Office 60l. per an. for Sir Basill Dixwell bart., Auditor of Excise, for an additional clerk for auditing the accounts of the Duties on Malt and Leather. Money Book XIV, p. 230.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 500l. to Henry Baker out of the fines and forfeitures on exportation of wool or importation of silks. Disposition Book XIV, p. 272.
Nov. 21.Same to Sir Nicholas Crisp for a copy of the deputation given to Mr. Robert Williamson by Mr. Peirce one of the five undersearchers London port. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 63.
Nov. 22.Warrant by the Lords Justices of England to the Treasury Lords to pay 864l. 14s. 7d. to William, Earl of Rochford, late Master of the Robes; to clear all debts in that Office during the time he was Master thereof. (Money warrant dated Nov. 23 hereon). (Money order dated Nov. 28 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 382, Money Book XIV, p. 235. Order Book IV, p. 25.
Same to same to give warrant to Phillip Ryley, Surveyor of Woods Trent South, to fell (with the approbation of two or more Justices of the County of Gloucester) underwood or decayed trees in Dean Forest, sufficient to raise 367l. 10s. 0d. clear to be paid into the Exchequer to be thence issued for payment of wages and salaries due to the Conservators and six Keepers of the said Forest. (Treasury warrant dated Nov. 23 to Philip Ryley accordingly hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 48. Money Book XIV, pp. 258b–259.
Money warrant for 200l. to Charles, Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, Keeper of Greenwich Park, for two years to 1697 Lady day on the allowance of 100l. per an. for the keepers' wages and other disbursements in the said park. (Money order dated Dec. 9 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 248. Order Book V, p. 33.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Charles Brawn, Receiver of Taxes for Somerset and Bristol, praying that overpayments of 1,716l. 16s. 2¼d. on his account of the 1s. Aid and of 1,273l. 15s. 1¾d. on the Subsidies may be transferred to his account of the 3s. Aid anno 1697. Reference Book VII, p. 303.
Nov. 22.Same to same of the petition of Richard Cox, same for Co. Gloucester for allowance of 275l. 2s. 0d. for his extraordinary charges about the clipped money of his receipt of the fourth 4s. Aid and the 3s. Aid anno 1697 in bringing it to London and to the Mint at Bristol. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to Peter Hume, Thomas Cremer and Thomas Jett to sell at best the tools, utensils and other things formerly belonging to the Melting House in the Exchequer; and to pay the price thereof into the Exchequer, taking a tally for your discharge. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 110.
Nov. 23.Same to the Receipt to issue 34,862l. 4s. 7½d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be by tallies of anticipation on the Two Millions viz.
£s.d.
on the fourth payment thereof due in January next: for subsistence to the Forces in England3132517
on the ninth payment thereof due in Nov. 1699: for an allowance of half pay to disbanded officers, which with 5,815l. 7s. 9d. to be paid by said Earl out of money refunded by the Trustees for Exchequer Bills will complete 8,861l. 15s. 2d. due on account of the said half pay from June 25 last to Sept. 29 at 91l. 7s. 2d. a day304675
for the Drums and Fifes240
for Capt. Harris on a contingency warrant50
for Stephen Cailland on his pension200
£348624
Money Book XIV, p. 234.
Money warrant for 407l. 12s. 10d. to Benj. Mathews, Receiver General of Taxes for Cos. Northampton and Rutland, for overpayments on his accounts viz. 86l. 1s. 9d. on the second Quarterly Poll; 321l. 11s. 1d. on the fourth 4s. Aid: the same to be immediately paid back into the Exchequer on his account for the third Quarterly Poll. (Money order dated Nov. 28 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 235. Order Book V, p. 27.
Treasury warrant to Edward Nicholas to pay 2,512l. as follows as royal bounty viz.
£
Arabella Hunt100
Alice King150
Ann Eden and Williamina Bunce; 100l. each200
Dame Sarah Newcomen and William Conyer; 50l. each100
Ann Fitzharry and Ellen Carlisle; 100l. each200
Mary Clinton50
Mary Stedman and Mary Bedford; each40
Edward Tyringham50
Margaret Whittle40
Mary Simpson140
Martha Simpson60
Mary Mitchell20
Martha Francis60
Ann Goodman and Isabella Gwillims; 20l. each40
Margaret Morrison40
Rabsey Smithsby20
Elizabeth Reynolds10
Mary Watson, Ann Disney, Ursula Church, Dame Lunsford, Mary Bocock, Joyce Greeting, Katharine Ironmonger; 40l. each.280
John Lee20
Mary Nevill, Sophia Nevill, Eleanor Ross, 40l. each120
Susanna Woodward, Martha Bastin, 20l. each40
Hester D'Civill30
Ellen Prideaux, Martin Carbonnell, Mary Brincknell, Mabella Cooper; 20l. each80
Nicholas Estoll50
Thomas Frye, Thomas Gummins, William Bawkham, Ann Head, Jone Mills, Katharine Roberts, Joane Launce, Susanna Clark, Widow Jennings, Job Atkins, Dame Elizabeth Lenthall, Elizabeth Richards; 10l. each120
Elizabeth Loup20
Bevis Gough, Elizabeth Madge, George Holder, Ann Silver, Richard Yates, Mary Leach, Katharine Tessin, William Disney, Ann Hartwell, Margret Marshall; 10l. each80
Margret Jolliffe, Elizabeth Churchill, Ann Mansell and her sister; 20l. each60
John Stevens12
Magadalin Thomas, Mary Webster, Ann Moody, Alice Shipton, Hester Walker; 10l. each50
Eleanor Pendrell20
Madmlle. du Viel50
Sarah Averrie [Verrio] widow30
Magd. Cunningham50
Mris. Abernethy20
£2512
Money Book XIV, p. 236. Order Book V, p. 27.
Nov. 23.Money warrant for 3,000l. to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, Secretary of State: without account: for secret service as by the privy seal of 1698 June 3 [sic. for June see supra Tr. Cal. XIII, p. 353]. (Money order dated Dec. 12 hereon.) Ibid., p. 237. Order Book V, p. 30.
Same for 534l. 5s. 10¾d. to Richard Cocks, Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Gloucester, being 327l. 8s. 2d. for an overpayment on his account of the 3s. Aid 1697 and 206l. 17s. 8¾d. for the like on the 1s. Aid 1697: said sum to be immediately repaid into the Exchequer on his account of the Subsidies. (Money order dated Dec. 9 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 251. Order Book V, p. 32.
Nov. 23.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay (out of moneys in your hands for the Disbanding) 100l. to Penelope Holt, widow of Lieut. Richard Holt late of Col. Henry Holt's Regiment in the West Indies, in part of his arrears of pay and subsistence. Disposition Book XIV, p. 272.
Same to same to apply 5,815l. 7s. 9d. (remaining in your hands of the 10,000l. refunded to you by the Trustees for Exchequer Bills) to the payment of half pay to the disbanded officers: which sum together with 3,046l. 7s. 5d. this day directed to be issued to you by tallies of anticipation on the Two Millions will complete 8,861l. 15s. 2d. due for such half pay from June 25 last to Sept. 29 last at 91l. 7s. 2d. a day. Ibid., p. 273.
The Treasury Lords to Francis Nicholson Esq. Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia. The King has thought fit to send a squadron of ships of war under Rear Admiral Benbow to the West Indies for securing his Majesty's Plantations in those parts. During its continuance there it may be necessary they be supplied with money for provisions and other contingencies. On the Commander's application you are to furnish them with such money as they shall require not exceeding 500l. for which he will draw bills on the Navy Commissioners or Victualling Commissioners, for payment whereof care will be taken.
The like letter to Sir William Beeston, Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-chief of Jamaica and the Territories thereof in America, for a like credit not exceeding 2,000l.
The like letter to Ralph Grey Esq., Governor of Barbados &c., for a like credit not exceeding 3,000l.
The like letter to the Governor and Council of Nevis for a like credit not exceeding 500l.
The like letter to Richard, Earl of Bellomont, Governor of Massachusetts Bay, for a like credit not exceeding 2,000l. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 64.
Treasury reference to Sir Thomas Trevor, Attorney-General, of the petition of John Gibson shewing that he sued Simon Warner to an outlawry for debt, and his goods and chattels are taken in execution to the value of 109l. 5s. 0d.; therefore praying a privy seal for the King's title thereto. Reference Book VII, p. 303.
Report to the King from the Treasury Lords on the petition of Moses Pitt (since deceased) concerning his loss by building two large wings of a house (which cost him 4,000l.) on a piece of waste ground belonging to the Crown on assurance from the late Lord Chancellor Jeffreys of a lease thereof, which lease was proceeded in but not completed at the late Revolution and Sir Henry Fenn has since obtained a grant thereof without petitioner being heard or having notice thereof.
We submit the report [missing] of the Surveyor General of Crown Lands herein. We are well assured that petitioner by the said loss left his wife and family in a very deplorable condition. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 138.
Nov. 23.Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of Martin Foukes in behalf of the Earl of Albemarle that no grant be made of the rent of 500l. per an. or 3l. 6s. 8d. per an. out of the New River Water (the same being in grant to the said Earl) till he be heard. Notice to be given to the said Foukes at his chambers in Grays Inn. Caveat Book, p. 51.
Nov. 24.William Lowndes to the Earl of Romney to direct payment of 133l. 6s. 8d. to Capt. Waters for gunnage ut supra, pp. 178–9. Disposition Book XIV, p. 273.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 434l. 10s. 4d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: to be issued out of loans on the Coal Duties: and is to be paid to Robert Hysham in satisfaction of a bill drawn by Col. Gibson from Newfoundland 1697 Oct. 4 for provisions received from Mr. Teller for the use of his Majesty's Land Forces there: and is to be placed to the account of subsistence of the said Forces. Ibid., p. 274.
Nov. 25.Royal letters patent under the great seal for a grant to Horatio Moore Esq. of all the edifice or building, being a new Tennis Court lately erected by Thomas Cooke, Master of the King's Tennis Court, on that part of the ground lately used for a garden adjoining to the Cockpit formerly called the Brake and which the said Cooke with the King's [Charles II.'s] permission transferred to Charles Cornwallis Esq. for 1,500l. to whom the said King granted a 21 years' term therein supra Treas. Cal. vol. IV. p. 734: the present grant to be in reversion of the grants to said Cooke and said Cornwallis: at 6s. 8d. rent per an.: with a proviso of resumption to the Crown upon recompence: and further to grant to the said Moore the office and place of Master of the King's Tennis Court and Tennis Plays at Hampton Court and elsewhere within England built or to be built for the King's disport except the Tennis Court granted to the said Cornwallis and such Tennis Court as shall be built at Windsor by John Hall and the said Thomas Cooke or either of them: to hold the said office for the life of him the said Moore (with the several wages and fees of 8d. a day and 120l. a year) from and after the death of the said Cooke. King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 38j–42.
Treasury warrant to the Receipt to issue as follows for officers salaries [payable in the Exchequer]: on the proper money orders signed or to be signed in each case: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the payments or instalments of 200,000l. each due as follows on the subscriptions for the Two Millions: viz.
on the seventh instalment due 1699 July.£s.d.
Band of Pensioners4500
Mr. Hill, Latin Secretary60
Mr. Blathwayt, Sir John Nicholas, and Mr. Bridgeman, Clerks of the Council 312l. 10s. 0d. each937100
Mr. Povey, a same125
executors of Mr. Coling, late a same (in the margin paid 182l. 10s. 8d.)187100
Keepers of the Council Chamber22163
Clerk of the Pipe2626
Mr. Whitaker, Foreign Apposer30
Mr. Tayleur, Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office15368
Secondaries in the Pipe Office65
Mr. Hastings, Clerk of the Estreats120168
Mr. Marriott, Clerk of the Pleas in the Exchequer1650
Mr. Pottinger, Comptroller of the Pipe10
First Secondary in the Treasurer's Remembrancer's Office650
Mr. Day, Governor of Bermudas120
under Clerks of the Council (in the margin [to be paid in ready] money)200
Sir Francis Windham450
to Serjeant Powell for disbursements15326
Mr. Scot and Mr. Mitchell70
Mr. Patrick40
£72948
on the eighth instalment due in Sept. 1699.£s.d.
Lord President of the Privy Council1125
Duke of Shrewsbury, Secretary of State100
Mr. Bertie, Vice Chamberlain of the Household750
to the Earl of Portland, First Gentleman of the Bedchamber (in the margin [to be paid in ready] money)1000
Duke of Ormonde, and the Earls of Scarborough, Drumlanrig, Selkirk, Oxford, Romney, as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber, each 1,000l.6000
Earl of Essex and Lord Lexinton as same each 500l.1000
Earl of Burlington, as a same750
Earl of Monmouth, succeeded by the Earl of Burlington250
Mr. Borselan, Mr. Crompton, Mr. Stanley, Mr. Windsor, Mr. Cholmondley 500l. each as Grooms of the Bedchamber2500
Mr. Sayers, Mr. How, and Lord Raby 250l. each as same750
£13725
on the ninth instalment due in Nov. 1699.
£s.d.
Mr. Powell Mr. Williamson, Mr. Lawson, Mr. Payne, Mr. Charnock, Mr. Twist, Mr. Templer, 175l. 13s. 1½d. each as Serjeants-at-Arms12271110½
Mr. Shirley as a same1259
Mr. Gregg as a same10076
the Kings, Heralds and Pursuivants-at-Arms735
the officers of the Works (in the margin [to be paid in ready] money91295
Mr. Reneu for the Lustring Company (marginal note ut supra)2400
£5502182
on the tenth instalment due Jan. 1699–1700.
£s.d.
Earl of Bath, Housekeeper of St. James's220
Visct. Fitzharding, Keeper of the Mall50
Earl of Jersey, Keeper of Hyde Park550
Earl of Rochester, Keeper of New Park54150
Earl of Dorset, late Keeper of Greenwich Park375
Mris. Ellyot, Housekeeper at Newmarket350
Mr. Ford, Housekeeper at Newmarket45126
Henry Villiers, late Keeper of the Tennis Court660168
Mr. Branch, Keeper of Battles Walk137100
Mr. Clarke, Keeper of Bagshot Rails82100
Earl of Bath for the underkeepers of St. James's Park (in the margin [to be paid in ready] money not in tallies)360
Mr. Studholme, Keeper of the Roads219
Mr. Brien, housekeeper at Kensington225
Dr. Bentley, Library Keeper550
Mr. Beaubuisson, Keeper of the Bonds101189
ditto, as Keeper of the Private Armoury175
Mr. Welbeck, Stable keeper at Reading3010
the Keeper of the Parliament House293
Sir Joseph Williamson, Keeper of the [State] Papers360
Duke of Devon[shire], Justice in Eyre Trent north25
Mr. Auverquer, Master of the Horse116134
Mr. Wintour, Secondary in the Crown Office150
Mr. Harris, graver of seals137100
ditto, as Yeoman of the Revels25110½
Mr. Killegrew, Master of the Revels60
Mr. Chase, Apothecary to the King345
Mr. Warner, Master of the Barges82100
Mr. Hewit, Surveyor of Woods Trent North37100
executors of Mr. Laycock, late ditto212100
Mr. Goodard, late Governor of Bermudas420
the Knight Harbinger587100
Mr. Tancred, Master of the Harriers1000
Mr. Pullein, Master of the Studs750
Mr. Joldrell, Clerk of Parliament15
Mr. Stephens, messenger of the Press45
Mr. Walton for repairing pictures150
the Master of the Hawks102976
Earl of Portland, as Superintendent of the Gardens350
£1008897
(Total £36,610 15s. 10½d.).
Money Book XIV, pp. 238–40.
Nov. 25.William Lowndes to the Earl of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe to pay (out of tallies lately put into your hands) so much as is due to Henry Killigrew in your Office for his liveries as his Majesty's Jester. Disposition Book XIV, p. 274.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of any disposeable money in the Receipt 401l. 6s. 11d. to Charles Williams on the unsatisfied order in his name as late Receiver of Aids &c. for Co. Monmouth. Ibid.
Same to Mr. Clarke to prepare a warrant for signature by the Lords Justices, England, to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 9l. 4s. 8d. to Capt. Martin Laycock, out of Contingencies, in full of his demands for marching a company of Foot commanded by him in the year — to Beaumaris and for shipping same thence to Ireland. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 63.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Anthony Sturt praying a confirmation of the shares he had (in co-partnership with Sir John Freind) in the [Phœnix] brewhouse and stock [thereof] now in grant to Mr. Crook. Ibid., p. 65.
Same to same of the petition of Daniel Neale of London brewer praying a grant of the share he had in co-partnership as above in the said brewhouse before the forfeiture thereof by Friend's attainder. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Henry Whitebread, Receiver General of Taxes for Co. Beds., praying allowance of 394l. for his extraordinary charges in his receipt of the second Quarterly Poll, third and fourth 4s. Aid, first 3s. Aid, subsidies and 1s. Aid. Reference Book VII, p. 304.
Nov. 28.Money warrant for 10l. to Ann Ryall, housekeeper of the House of Commons, as reward for her care and pains in looking after the said House and for keeping and cleaning the same the last sessions of Parliament according to her usual allowance of 10l. per session (Money order dated Dec. 5 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 247. Order Book V, p. 31.
Money order for 136l. 17s. 6d. to Michaell Studholme for 2¼ years to 1697 Xmas for his riding charges and his pains and expense as Keeper and Guide of his Majesty's Roads. Order Book V, p. 26.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue (out of moneys of the 3s. Aid), 29,648l. 0s. 0½d. to Lionell Herne on the order in his name for purchasing Exchequer Bills to be cancelled pursuant to the Act of Parliament supra pp. 195–6. Disposition Book XIV, p. 275.
Same to the Auditors of Imprests to report on the enclosed account [missing] of Mr. Butts relating to the transportation of the Irish to France in 1691. Examine if he has faithfully charged himself with all the provisions [issued out to him] and at the proper rates. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 65.
Nov. 28.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Col. Colt praying payment of part of the arrear of subsistence due to his Regiment whilst in the West Indies and of the sum of 304l. 4s. 0d. which he alleges to have disbursed in clearing several serjeants and others of his Regiment who by the King's order were discharged as unfit, in order to enable him to clear others in the said Regiment who are likewise unfit and press to be discharged. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 66.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Robert Bawmer for the vacant tidesman's place at North Shields. Reference Book VII, p. 304.
Same to Henry Baker of the petition of Richard Leader, Anthony Leader and Henry Burden shewing that they were prevailed upon to export 10 packs of wool out of Sussex for France and being discovered are now prosecuted for 3d. per pound pursuant to the Act of 12 Car. II which will be their ruin: therefore praying a noli prosequi and leave to compound with the officers. Ibid.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren of the account of Francis Negus for repairs and paving done for the King about the Mews [at Charing Cross] from 1697 March 25 to 1698 May 7 amounting to 696l. 0s. 5½d. Ibid., p. 305.
Nov. 30.Money warrant for 16,000l. to Sir Henry Furnes et al, Receivers of the Two Millions, as reward and compensation of their care, pains, attendance and hazard in receiving and paying the said Two Millions to his Majesty's use and in accounting for the same, as in lieu of all the charges and expenses therein "other than and except the sum of 1,496l. 1s. 4d. part of the said charges which hath been already paid by his Majesty": to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the said Receivers themselves viz. 10,000l. on the fifth instalment of the said Two Millions payable in March next; 3,000l. on the sixth instalment payable in May 1699 and 3,000l. on the seventh instalment payable in July 1699. (Money order dated Nov. 30 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 248. Order Book V, p. 26.
Same for 660l. 16s. 8d. to Henry Villiers and Horatio Moore as late and present Keepers of his Majesty's Tennis Courts, viz. 630l. 9s. 4d. to Villiers for 4¾ years to 1697 Sept. 29 on his fee of 120l. per an. and 4 years and 354 days on the fee of 8d. a day to Dec. 14 last [1697] the day of the death of Thomas Cooke (who had a patent of the said office dated 1689 Nov. 15); and the remaining 30l. 7s. 4d. to Moore (who was granted the reversion of the said office by Charles II) for one quarter to 1697 Xmas on the said fee of 120l. per an. and 11 days on the said fee of 8d. a day from Dec. 14. Money Book XIV, p. 249.
Same for 320l. viz. 53l. 6s. 8d. to the executors of Dr. John Jones, late Apothecary to the King's Household; for one year to 1692 Xmas on his fees of 40l. and 13l. 6s. 8d. per an.; and 266l. 13s. 4d. to William Jones, present same, for five years to 1697 Xmas on the like fees. Ibid., p. 256.
Nov. 30.William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to make out bills for allowing to the Navy Treasurer in his accounts the sum of 7,901l. 5s. 2½d. for discount of tallies in his hands as follows being discounted pursuant to Treasury direction: as certified by George Dodington.
£s.d.
12l. 12s. 6d. per cent. on 15,239l. 11s. 8d. of tallies on the Two Thirds of the Additional Excise1924
13l. 11s. 1d. per cent. on 39,100l. tallies on the Stamp Duties5304112
4½ per cent. on 113,674l. 2s. 9½d. of tallies of anticipation on the fourth payment of the Two Millions67214
£79015
Appending: (1) an account of tallies and orders on the Two Thirds Excise discounted by Benjamin Levy (2) same of tallies and orders on the Stamp Duties discounted by said Levy (in both cases including the item of interest due on said tallies). Disposition Book XIV, p. 275–7.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the enclosed two letters and other papers [all missing] relating thereto, from the Secretary of the Admiralty, the one being a complaint against the Custom House officers in North Wales for refusing assistance to Mr. Nanny, the Vice-Admiral there, and animating others to affront the authority of his office; the other being a complaint against the carpenter of the King's ship Devonshire for assisting in stealing the Customs. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 66.
Same to same to report on the enclosed extract [missing] of a letter from Mr. Cole, Consul at Algiers, about requiring merchantmen bound to the southward [of Cape Finisterre] to produce passes from the Admiralty before they be despatched at the Custom House; together with a letter of the Lords Justices [of England] relating thereto. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh. Great sums are due in Flanders from the Holland Troops which were in the King's pay, viz., for bread, forage, and clothes, particularly to Machado and Pereyra and to Heycoop Farriseau and Mendez di Crasto [Da Costa]; and for clothing the Regiments commanded by Comte Denoff; and for quarters of the Regiment of Dragoons commanded by Major General Eppinger. My Lords desire you to take care that out of the 214,000l. lately issued to you on account of arrears of subsistence to 1697 Dec. 31 due to the Troops who served in Flanders the abovesaid undertakers &c. be paid and satisfied. Ibid., p. 67.
Same to Mr. Geo. Clarke to prepare a warrant to be signed by the Lords Justices of England to authorise the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 257l. to Mr. Paul Bawens, postmaster of Ostend, in full of his salary and disbursements in procuring intelligence from Dunkirk and other parts of France for his Majesty's service and sending the same to the Navy Commissioners; same being reported as reasonable by Sir Cloudesly Shovell and John Hill, two Commissioners of the Navy. (In the margin: cancelled and replaced by a like letter of the same date to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a warrant for the King's signature for same). Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 67.
Nov. 30.The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to deliver to Mr. Robinson, Deputy Receiver General of Ireland, a duplicate of your order (signed in pursuance of the King's letter of June 8 last supra Tr. Cal. XIII, p. 356) for his paying 1,124l. 3s. 3d. to Mr. Stanyon, which order is unduly detained by some person who hath taken out the same, so that Stanyon has not had the benefit thereof, to the great prejudice of the creditors to whom Stanyon and his partners owe same. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 462.