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'Warrants etc.: May 1699, 1-10', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 14: 1698-1699 (1934), pp. 330-346. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83015 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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May 1699, 1-10

May 1.For the Irish Establishment in force as from 1699 May 1 see infra under date ? Aug. 31. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 11–37.
May 2.Treasury warrant to the Receipt to distribute and apply 11,016l. 8s. 8½d. in satisfaction of deficiencies as follows according to the Act &c. ut supra p. 315: the said sum representing receipts between April 4 last and May 2 inst. on several Funds (viz. 7,100l. on the Window Act; 838l. 2s. 7½d. on Additional Impositions; 2,190l. 8s. 0d. on the new Duty on Salt; 887l. 18s. 1d. on the Continued Duty on Paper): the distribution to be as follows: viz.
Fund.Deficiencies as computed by Act of ParliamentHow they stood upon the Register the 2nd May 1699The distribution & application as hereby
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
First 4s. Aid55622105556221051181410
Third 4s. Aid40737203402827038691211¾
Fourth 4s. Aid91710113898445671957162
Second Quarterly Poll892751348877513419011
Three Fourths of the Customs213447159211447159452133
Salt1711500001590746166365313
Two Thirds Additional Excise16000000129054111134111
Additional Impositions445177744400000095071
Vellum & Parchment2241147235601174788
Marriages648000006480000013836
Wines and Vinegar14618119146181193121
Tonnage and Poundage14266671426661930411
516045914498936919110168
Money Book XIV, pp. 352–3.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 400l. to Henry D' Nassau for the Stables for one week to April 29 last.
600l. to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse for same time.
500l. to Thomas Lloyd for the Works for same.
800l. to the Earl of Bradford for the Household and Stables for same.
400l. to Casper Frederick Henning for the Gardens for same.
300l. to the Earl of Montague for the Great Wardrobe for same. Disposition Book XV, pp. 32, 33, 34.
May 2Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of William Mathews praying to be joined with Mr. Burridge in the receivership of the [first] 3s. aid for Co. Devon. Reference Book VI, p. 326.
May 2 and 3.Same to same of the petition of Peter Wright to be Receiver of Taxes for Co. Yorks. &c. loco Mr. Williamson who, he alleges, lies under my Lords' displeasure.
Francis Wyvill's petition for same.
Edward Ridley's petition for same, he being of Lincoln's Inn and a native of Northumberland. Ibid., pp. 326, 327.
May 2.Same to same of the petition of John Sandes Esq. for the receivership of the [first] 3s. Aid for Co. Surrey, being recommended by most of the [Parliament] Members and gentry of Surrey. Ibid., p. 326.
May 3.
Kensington.
Royal warrant to the Earl of Ranelagh to allow as complete (as at the muster of July 1695) Capt. Dally's Company of Grenadiers in Col. Thomas Farrington's Regiment, the recruits thereof being raised in Lancashire and not able to join the Regiment in time to appear at the [said] muster though they were then actually on the march to London and the Company did appear as complete upon Blackheath within 14 days of the muster: all by reason that the royal warrant of 1694–5 Jan. — directed a draft of 23 men out of each Company of said Regiment and by the royal warrant of 1695 June 1 (in order to enable the Captains the better to recruit and fill up their Companies) they were to be allowed as complete from 1694–5 Jan. 1 to 1695 July 1 if they then appeared so at the muster. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 103.
Same to the Treasury Lords to pay John, bishop of Chichester 136l. 10s. 8d. by levying tallies on him for the like amount for arrears of Tenths for the vicarage of Rye: it being represented by the Mayor &c. of Rye that the vicarage house is so dilapidated that it cannot be made fit for a minister without near as much charge as will build a new one and that the late incumbent William Williams died insolvent leaving his widow in such mean circumstances that she must be beholding to the charity of her friends for subsistence: it further appearing that the Tenths of the vicarage are 32 years in arrear and amount to the above sum. (Money warrant dated May 19 hereon). (Money order dated May 22 hereon). Ibid., p. 117. Money Book XIV, p. 360. Order Book V, p. 78.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh, in all future payments to be made on account of half pay to disbanded officers, to deduct no more than 6d. in the £ notwithstanding the terms of the royal sign manual annexed to the Establishment of the Forces, Ireland directing the deduction of 1s. per £ from the said of the said Forces. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 113.
Royal sign manual for 750l. to James Vernon Esq., a principal Secretary of State: for secret service without account. (Money warrant dated May 10 hereon). (Money order dated May 12 hereon). Ibid., p. 113. Order Book V, p. 76.
May 3.
Kensington.
Royal sign manual for 50l. to Williamina Bunce spinster: as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated May 10 hereon). (Money order dated May 12 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 113. Order Book V, p. 77.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for a grant of 109l. 5s. 0d. to John Gibson being the value of the goods &c. of Symon Warner late of Knaresborough Co. Yorks. who in 1697 April 7 was outlawed at the suit of said Gibson in a plea of debt. King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 144–6.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 100l. to the Agents for Taxes on the unsatisfied order in their name for incidents. Disposition Book XV, p. 31.
Same to the Customs Commissioners to report on the case of Chidley Brooke, Receiver General of New York, by Friday next when my Lords are to sit on it. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 110.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay out of the 979l. 13s. 3d. supra p. 291 10l. to Mrs. Yesina Obryan, widow of a captain slain in the King's service, to make her allowance up to 30l. Ibid.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren and Mr. Talman to do as they think proper on the enclosed petition [missing] of Alice Symmons, widow of Henry Symmons late clerk of the works at Hampton Court. Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Glass Commissioners of the petition of John Dilly, a collector of the Duties on tobacco pipes, earthenware &c. for Coventry and parts adjacent, shewing that he has but a small salary and is become indebted to the King in 66l. 1s. 7d. which he expended in performing his duty: therefore praying remission. Reference Book VI, p. 327.
Kensington.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to allow in the accounts of the Paymaster General [of the Revenue Ireland] the sum of 1,000l. paid by concordatum to Edward Hoare as so much paid to the Marquess of Winchester for his equipage money as one of the Lords Justices of Ireland: it appearing that in Dec. 1696 Sir William Trumbull, Secretary of State, signified the King's pleasure that a quantity of sea provisions should be made at Cork for the use of the Navy, in pursuance whereof the Lords Justices by warrant of 1696 Dec. 23 directed payment to Edward Hoare of Cork, merchant, of the sums necessary therefor and by the accounts of the Victualling Commissioners it appears that Hoare received sums detailed amounting to 8,488l. 13s. 8d. on said account, which sum included the abovesaid 1,000l. paid by Hoare to said Marquess as abovesaid. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 498.
Same to same for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland for a grant to Francis D'La Rue of forfeited estates as follows to the clear yearly value of 397l. 7s. 3¾d.: to be held as of the Castle of Dublin in free and common socage: on his first paying the sum of 185l. for the computed proportion of the expenses of the inquisitions.
Appending: detailed schedule of said lands certified by James Bonnell, Register [of Forfeitures], being lands in Bellamoe half Barony in Co. Roscommon forfeited by Garret Tyrrell; in Clanmorris Barony in Co. Mayo forfeited by Ignatius Browne; in Dunmore Barony in Co. Galway forfeited by Phillip Purcell and Joseph Noland; in Bellamoe Half Barony in Co. Galway forfeited by James Browne Fitz Jeffry and Daniell Kennedy and Hugh McKillagh Geoghagan and Edmund Kelly and Bazell Maddin; in Athenree Barony and Kilconell Barony Co. Galway forfeited by Thomas Geoghagan; in Ballconrath Barony Co. Westmeath forfeited by Edmund Nugent; in Bunratty Barony Co. Clare forfeited by John White; in Newcastle and Upper Cross Barony Co. Dublin and in the City of Dublin forfeited by James Talbot; in Kilkenny West Barony, Co. Westmeath forfeited by Thomas Dillon and James Dillon; in Condons and Clangibbons Barony Co. Clare forfeited by John Condon; in Ballintobber Barony and Athlone Barony Co. Roscommon forfeited by Cha. McDonnell:
all as follows: viz.
Forfeited lands of Garret Tyrrell.
Co. Roscommon: Ballymoe, half Barony.
Carrowstonebegg 82 acres; Ballymc Enerily two quarters 318 acres; Rakinely two quarters 196 acres; Clonegrossan 80 acres: total gross value 100l.; quit rent 5l. 17s. 4d.; yearly interest of incumbrances 46l.: clear value 48l. 2s. 8d.: [details of incumbrances] 300l. mortgage to Christopher Irwin: a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Ignatius Browne.
Co. Mayo. Clanmorris Barony.
Lisknagh alias Kilnagh one quarter, 217 acres; Tullaghenry alias Tullaghanvoy 2 gen [gneeves] 168 acres; Scardan 4 gen [gneaves] 167 acres; Annagh 1 car[ucate] 29 acres: total gross value 48l.: quit rent 4l. 16s. 11½d.: clear value 10l.: [details of incumbrances] by estimation over and above 400l. Judgment to Robert Johnson; 200l. judgment to Mr. Palfrey; a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Phillip Purcell.
Co. Galway, Dunmore Barony.
Flaskabegg half Lisduff 158 acres: gross value 22l.: quit rent 1l. 11s. 11¾d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 3l. 10s. 0d. and 4l. 6s. 8d.: clear value 12l. 11s. 4¼d.: [details of incumbrances] one third to a widow for her jointure; a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Joseph Noland.
Co. Galway; Dunmore Barony.
Carrowreough 55 acres; Banama 138 acres: total gross value 28l.: quit rent 1l. 19s. 0½d.: clear value 26l. 0s. 11½d.
Forfeited lands of James Browne, Fk. Jeffry.
Ballymoe Half Barony.
in Coppanagh 54 acres: gross value 5l.: quit rent 10s. 11d.: clear value 4l. 9s. 1d.
Forfeited lands of Daniell Kennedy.
Ballymoe Half Barony.
in Kiltecackly 303 acres: gross value 25l.: quit rent 3l. 1s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 8l. and 5l. 9s. 0d.: clear value 8l. 10s. 0d.: [details of incumbrances] 80l. mortgage to Ja. Lewis; a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Thomas Geoghagan.
Athenry Barony [Co. Galway]
in Turoe 147 acres; Killeen half quarter 53 acres; in Glaneskehy 58 acres; Carrowentubber 74 acres; in Clonmeane 41 acres; and the following in Kilconnell Barony viz. in Clonnegare 15 acres; in Gortnecross 1 car[ucate] 18 acres; in Lackericonnka half car[ucate] 47 acres; in Gortmore 91 acres; in Clonegare 8 acres; Clumlucane Cloneclonkane 12 acres; total gross value 85l.: quit rent 7l. 7s. 11d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 19l. 8s. 0d.: clear value 58l. 4s. 1d. [details of incumbrances] a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Hugh McKittag Geoghagan
Ballymoe Half Barony.
Farritinoade 140 acres; Sradeoghter 44 acres: gross value 20l. and 6l.: quit rents 1l. 8s. 4d. and 9s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 4l. 12s. 0d. and 1l. 8s. 0d.: clear value 13l. 19s. 8d. and 4l. 3s. 0d.: [details of incumbrances] a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Edmund Kelly.
Ballymoe Half Barony.
In Cloncagh 82 acres: gross value 12l.: quit rent 16s. 7d.: clear value 11l. 3s. 5d.
Forfeited lands of Bazell Maddin.
Ballymoe Half Barony.
in Loghanroe and Ballyglass 147 acres: gross value 21l.: quit rent 1l. 9s. 9d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 4l.: clear value 15l. 10s. 3d.: [details of incumbrances] 40l. mortgage to Fergus Madden.
Forfeited lands of Edmund Nugent
Co. Westmeath: Rathconrath Barony.
Clonboy and Ballynecarr 197 acres; Ballynine 67 acres; Killinegreagh 26 acres; Glanrarabane and Killeneknow 92 acres; Kellenshomkin 196 acres: gross value 115l.: quit rents 11l. 13s. 11d.; yearly interest of incumbrances 20l. and 20l. 16s. 0d.: clear value 62l. 10s. 1d. [details of incumbrances] 400l. Judgment to Thomas Magen; a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of John White
Co. Clare: Bunratty Barony.
Granaghan 114 acres; Tomfinlagh 79 acres; Carrowkiltyan 37 acres; Rosclumane and Cregananfe 13 acres; Ballymaclune 94 acres; Ballymarkan 71 acres: gross value 40l.: quit rents 6l. 3s. 10d.; yearly interest of incumbrances 8l. 9s. 0d.; clear value 25l. 7s. 2d. [details of incumbrances] a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of James Talbott
Co. Dublin: Newcastle and Uppercross Barony [Baronies] in Clondalkin some old cabins and 16 acres; some cabin[s] in Rathcoole and 30 acres; four old cabins and gardens in Saggard and 7 acres: gross value 30l.: quit rents 1l. 1s. 8d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 12l. and 8l. 10s. 0d.: clear clear value 8l. 8s. 4d.: [details of incumbrances] 120l. mortgage to Ja. Malone; 85l. mortgage to Math Barry.
in Dublin City
one house in Skinner Roe late in the possession of Cha. Carter gross value 18l.: quit rent 1l. 7s. 0d.: clear value 9l. by estimate over and above several judgments on this and other houses of James Talbott.
Forfeited lands of Thomas Dillon by mortgage from Edmond Dillon Co. Westmeath, Kilkenny West Barony
in Tully 1 car[ucate] called Loghan McGillichy 35 acres: gross value 5l.: quit rent 14s. 2d.: clear value 4l. 5s. 10d.
Forfeited lands of James Dillon by fee farm from Lord Dillon at 1l. 4s. 0d. per an.
in Tully in the said barony 80 acres: gross value 14l.: quit rent 1l. 12s. 4½d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 1l. 4s. 0d.: clear value 11l. 3s. 7½d. [details of incumbrances] 1l. 4s. 0d. chief rent to Lord Dillon.
Forfeited lands of James Condon
Co. Cork: Condons and Clangibbon Barony
Killee and Carriganawura 264 acres; with Druagh alias Drugh and the other subdenominations thereof viz. Knockgarra and Garryblenessery [acreage not stated]: total gross value 82l.: chief rents 6l. 3s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 12l. and 15l. 17s. 0d.: clear value 48l.: [details of incumbrances] 120l. mortgage to Laughton: a quarter to the discoverer.
Forfeited lands of Cha. McDonnell
Co. Roscommon; Ballintober Barony
in Ballybane 100 acres: and in Athlone Barony) in the quarter of Imbrudane and Ballynamore 15 acres: total gross value 17l.: quit rent 1l. 3s. 0½d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 3l. 19s. 2d.: clear value 11l. 17s. 9½d.: [details of incumbrances] a quarter to the discoverer.
Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 530–532.
May 4.
Kensington.
Royal warrant to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to the Treasury Lords to direct the officers of the Exchequer to transfer the several sums appointed by the late Act [10 Wm. III. c. 9] for the 1,484,015l. 1s. 11¾d. for the Disbanding &c. (and which were lent by virtue of the Disbanding Act of 10 Wm. III. c. 1) to be transferred to the Register of the said first named Act in the course &c. as therein prescribed: and further to take in loans not exceeding (together with the above amounts so to be transferred) 1,400,000l. on the said Act [10 Wm. III. c. 9] at 7% per annum and to be registered &c. as therein. (Treasury warrant dated May 10 to the Exchequer accordingly). King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 111–2. Money Book XIV, pp. 356–7.
Same to same for a same to authorise the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the 1,484,015l. 1s. 11¾d. Land Tax 10 Wm. III. c. 9 for Disbanding the Forces. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 112.
May 4.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 8802l. 16s. 10d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: out of loans on the Disbanding Act: to be applied as follows: viz:
£s.d.
for two weeks' subsistence to May 21 to the Troops kept up by the King's Proclamation8201120
for same to Col. Collingwood's Regiment in the West Indies299132
for same to the Regiment of Fusiliers at Jersey and Guernsey301118
£88021610
Disposition Book XV, p. 39.
Same to the Auditors of the Imprests to hasten the accounts of the Master and Worker of the Mints. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 111.
Same to the Attorney General to report on the enclosed papers [missing] concerning a debt due to several masters and owners of Dutch transport ships taken up for the reduction of Ireland. Can the interest thereof be placed on the Parliamentary funds for paying interest of the Transport debt? Ibid, p. 112.
Treasury reference to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of John Hall to be discharged of a 3000l. fine for distilling contrary to a late Act, of which he was ignorant. Reference Book VI, p. 327.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Patrick May for a noli prosequi to the information against his ship seized by Mr. Hunt, an officer, for not being properly manned. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Ignatius Teeling of Drogheda, Ireland, shewing that being about 15 years old he was lately sent by his father from Drogheda to Manchester with a small parcel of Irish yarn which he sold for 63l. 18s. 6d. but on carrying said money on board a vessel for Ireland it is seized and an information exhibited in the Exchequer: therefore praying a noli prosequi, it being his first adventure and all the stock he had to depend upon. Ibid, p. 328.
Kensington.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland for a patent to John Burke of the forfeited estate real and personal with all arrears and mesne profits thereof late of him the said John Burke commonly called Lord Bophin, second son to William late of Earl Clanricarde, he having been a Colonel of Foot in the late rebellion and stands outlawed for high treason and his estate forfeited: he having petitioned shewing that by the Articles for the surrender of Galway all persons comprised therein were to have a general pardon and possess all their estate; that his Regiment was in the town at the time of the capitulation but he himself could not be present as he was taken at the battle of Aughrim and thence brought into England but that the Earl of Athlone declared and promised that he was comprised within the said Articles; but hitherto he has not been able to obtain any adjudication for his so being within same, whereby his estate still remains in the hands of the King: and he has since behaved himself loyally and delivered up his sons to be educated by the appointment of the Lords Justices in the Protestant religion. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 512–3.
May 5.William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay as follows to widows of officers slain in the service: viz.
£
to Margaret Hookes, widow of Capt. Hookes30
to Isabella Morrison, widow of Capt. Morrison30
to Sarah Butler, widow of Capt. Butler30
to Elizabeth Mouse, widow of Lieut. Mouse20
to — Laws, widow of Cornet Laws20
to — St. Clair, widow of Lieut. St. Clair20
to Martha Bayly, widow of Lieut. Bayly20
to Elizabeth Norwood, widow of Capt. Norwood30
to Alice Shipton, widow of Ensign Shipton20
to Anne Twinihoe, widow of Capt. Twinihoe30
to Mary Butler, widow of Lieut. Butler20
to Margaret Stocker, widow of Lieut. Stocker20
to — Lindsey, widow of Lieut. Lindsey20
to Beatrice Cludd, widow of Lieut. Col. Cludd40
to Mary Danvers, widow of Capt. Danvers30
to Frances Fullerton, widow of Lieut. Col. Fullerton40
to Margaret Stedman, widow of Lieut. Stedman20
to — Finiss, widow of Lieut. Finiss20
to Frances Mackensie, widow of Lieut. Col. Mackensie40
£500
Disposition Book XV, p. 40.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 50,000l. to the Navy Treasurer on the unsatisfied order in his name: out of loans on the Disbanding Act: to be for wages of seamen. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 4000l. to same on the like order: out of like loans: to be imprested to the Colonels of the four Marine Regiments which are to be disbanded before May 20 inst.: for subsistence. Ibid, p. 41.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay 210l. as follows out of the 979l. 13s. 3d. lately issued to you: viz: 160l. to the Earl of Romney for one year to March 25 last on his allowance as Constable of Dover Castle; 50l. to Sir Basill Dixwell on his same as Lieutenant of said Castle. Ibid, p. 42.
Same to Mr. Vernon, Secretary of State, to prepare a royal sign manual to authorise the Admiralty Lords to disband the four Marine Regiments, their subsistence to be paid by the Navy Treasurer and their bounty money by the Earl of Ranelagh: all pursuant to the King's directions. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 111.
May 5.William Lowndes to Lord Coningsby. Is Col. Robert Freke, of Major General Erle's Regiment, in the number of the 12,000 for the Establishment of Ireland? Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 111.
Same to Mr. Burchett. I have read to my Lords your paper entitled 'the Case and Answer of Capt. Caldwell, late Commander of the Anglesey man of war, relating to embezzlements alleged against him of goods on board the St. Peter prize.' The informations herein were given by — Bovet and Samuell Winslow, a midshipman on the Anglesey and Richard Bayly carpenter of same. If the Admiralty Lords are satisfied by the examinations made by a Committee of the House of Commons that he is innocent, the Treasury Lords have no objection to Capt. Caldwell being employed again. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General to bestow the agency of the pacquet boats at Falmouth on Richard Waddon of Plympton loco Daniell Gwynne. Ibid, p. 112.
Same to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands]. The King approves of the proposal for disposing of the rent of 153l. 1s. 4d. per an. issuing out of the manor of Eltham and payable to the Crown on the death of the Queen Dowager and also the reversion of the manor, as towards the estimate of the charge of purchasing lands towards enlarging Windsor Little Park. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to give notice to all persons having claims for quarters against the four Marine Regiments that 4000l. is directed to same for subsistence. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ Thomas Broughton as Collector of Customs at Charleston in South Carolina loco Peter Jacob Guerard who has quitted the employment. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 20.
Treasury reference to Philip Ryley, Surveyor General of Woods Trent South, of the petition of John Sha of the great lodge in Salcey Forest for an allowance of 50 ton of timber and 120l. in money for the repair of his barns, stables &c. at the said lodge. Reference Book VII, p. 327.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Arundell for extension of lease of marsh and osier ground called Princes Meadows with some old decayed houses thereon in Lambeth parish in the manor of Kennington and Duchy of Cornwall; he having been at great charge to repair the houses &c. Ibid, p. 328.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren and Philip Ryly of the petition of Bridgett, Countess Dowager of Plymouth, for liberty to build a terrace walk and some additional buildings for the convenience of her family on a piece of ground about 24 foot adjoining her house in Duke Street near St. James's Park. Ibid.
May 5.Same to the Postmasters General of the petition of Simon Sandfords shewing that on the expiry of his contract in 1687 he contracted with the Earl of Rochester the Postmaster General to find three hoys for pacquet boats at Harwich to carry the English and Dutch mails to and from Holland for three years from 1687 June 24 and did manage the said employment for two years very well but Major Wildman came in as Governor of the Post Office and discharged petitioner and his three boats in July 1689 causing him a loss of 730l. 7s. 0d.: therefore praying satisfaction. Ibid, p. 329.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of the inhabitants of the town of North Walsham Co. Norfolk for themselves and other adjacent towns praying liberty to take out of ships bound from Newcastle to Yarmouth such coals as they require from time to time to spend in their families by reason of the great quantity of wood that must be burnt in those parts in the herring fishery which the inhabitants of Walcott and towns adjacent are setting up; Yarmouth being 20 miles distant and the having the coals from so remote a place being a great disadvantage. Ibid, p. 331.
Same to same of the petition of Stephen Creagh for an allowance of 28l. in the next entry of goods [by him] in consideration of his overpayment on seven bales of Hall cloth through mistake in the foreign envoyce. Ibid, p. 334.
Treasury warrant to the four Tellers of the Receipt to receive the Bills of the Bank of England under the seal of the Bank and commonly called Bank Bills, and bearing no interest, from Commissioners, Receivers, Collectors or other persons making payments into the Exchequer on any account or for loans; up to the end of the next session of Parliament and no longer and provided that none of the said Bills are at any discount: all as by the Act 10 Wm. III, c. 11 for the more full and effectual charging the Duties upon rock salt. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 219.
Same to the Auditor of Imprests to prepare for declaration the accounts of Richard Hutchinson as late Customs Cashier from 1698 Sept. 29 to the time of his death in entire accounts [? one entire account] as desired by his executors. Ibid.
May 6.Royal letters patent constituting Edward Southwell Esq. as one of the Clerks of the Privy Council loco William Bridgeman deceased King's Warrant Book XXI, p. 75.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of Benj. Moules against any grant of a recognizance entered into by Edward Sandell and Thomas Round to the King for Edward Southwarke's keeping the peace. Notice to be given to Moules at his house next the White Lyon tavern in Whitechapel. Caveat Book, p. 53.
May 9.Money warrant for 40,000l. to the Trustees for Exchequer Bills as imprest for the premiums and rewards due to persons contracting to advance money for exchanging or circulating the said Bills: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Customs. (Money order dated May 12 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 358. Order Book V, p. 77.
May 9.Treasury warrant to the Excise Commissioners to apply out of the Malt and Leather Duties such weekly sums to the respective branches of the Excise as they consider fit until the respective sums of 46,666l. 13s. 4d. out of the Duties of Malt and 23,333l. 6s. 8d. out of the Duties of Leather be satisfied; being the said Commissioners' estimate (as in their memorial of April 26 last) of the cost of collecting said Duties since their inception, same having been up to the present paid out of the Excise. Money Book XIV, p. 359.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 400l. to Henry D' Nassau for the Stables for one week to the 6th inst.
600l. to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse for same time.
500l. to Thomas Lloyd for the works for same time.
800l. to the Earl of Bradford for the Household and Stables for same time.
400l. to Casper Frederick Henning for the Gardens for same time.
300l. to the Earl of Montague for the Great Wardrobe for same time. Disposition Book XV, pp. 32, 33, 34.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the [? account] of Mr. Lambe for the Hospitals in the Low Countries for the year 1697. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 113.
Treasury reference to the Commissioners of Sick and Wounded of the petition of Ann Rayment et al victuallers of the town of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Co. Dorset praying payment of 151l. 0s. 2d. for quarters of sick and wounded during the late war. Reference Book VII, p. 334.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Messrs. Peferie, Lansac, Livardie, Delpeche and Pugeol praying the King's share of a seizure of five casks of brandy sent to them by their relations from Bordeaux for their support here, being French Protestant refugees; same being seized by Mr. Moreau, a Customs officer. Ibid.
May 9.
et postea.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the following petitions for appointments as Receivers General for the [third 3s. Aid of] 1,484,015l. 1s. 11¾d. and 10 Wm. III., c. 9: the petitions in each case setting out the proposed sureties.
Francis Wyvill for Co. Yorks. (and the like reference on his petition May 23 for Cos. Durham and Northumberland in addition). Warrant for taking his securities dated May 26: in 44,000l. Commission dated May 24.
William Cawthorpe and Thomas Kent for Co. Lincoln see infra p. 342 under Gilbert Spencer.
John Nuthall and Leonard Child for Co. Surrey. Warrant dated May 19 for taking their securities in 25,000l. Commission dated May 19.
John Smith for the city of Norwich and the Hundreds of Loddon, Clavering, Mitford, Launditch, Eynesford, Earsham, Diss, Depwade, Wayland, Grimsho, South Greenhoe, Shropham, Guiltcross, Thetford and Henstead. Warrant dated June 10 for taking his securities in 16,000l. Commission dated June 10.
George Howells for Co. Glamorgan, Carmarthen, Cardigan, Pembroke and Haverford West. Warrant dated May 24 for taking his securities in 6000l.
Richard Cocks for Co. Gloucester and Gloucester city. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his securitiy in 17,000l. Commission dated May 19.
Sir Thomas Cuddon, Kt. for London Westminster, Middlesex and the Inns of Court and Chancery. Warrant dated June 9 for taking his securities in 100,000l. Commission dated June 9.
John Andrews for Co. Warwick and city of Coventry. Warrant dated May 26 for taking his securities in 15,000l. Commission dated May 26.
Thomas Brougham (Braugham) for Cumberland and Westmorland. Warrant dated June 6 for taking his securities in 2500l. Commission dated June 6.
Robert Chaplyn for part of Suffolk (the Hundreds of Hartismere with the borough of Eye, Blackbourn, Thedwastry, Thingoe with St. Edmunds Bury, the part of Thetford in Suffolk, Risbridge, Babergh with Sudbury, Cosford, Lackford with Exning, and Mildenhall half Hundreds).
Thomas Woodcock for Co. Leicester. Warrant dated May 26 for taking his securities in 13,000l. Commission dated May 26.
Hugh Horton for Co. Bucks. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his securities in 17,000l. Commission dated May 19.
William Kent for Co. Lancaster. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in 8000l. Commission dated June 15.
Charles Brawne for Somerset and Bristol. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his securities in 27,000l. Commission dated May 19.
Lawrence Ambrose for Co. Berks. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his securities in 15,000l. Commission dated May 19.
Thomas Cobb of Winchester for Co. Southampton and Isle of Wight. Warrant dated June 6 for taking his securities in 21,000l. Commission dated June 6.
John Parren for Oxford County, City and University. Warrant dated May 26 for taking his securities in 15,000l. Commission dated [May 26].
Sir John Elwill Kt. and Thomas Burridge for Co. Devon and city of Exeter. Warrant dated May 19 for taking their securities in 30,000l. Commission dated May 19.
Thomas Albert, of the city of Worcester, for Worcester County and city. Warrant dated May 26 for taking his securities in 12500l. Commission dated May 26.
Samuell Bradshaw for Co. Derby. Warrant dated June 6 for taking his securities in 9000l. Commission dated June 6.
Benjamin Mathews, of Daventry, for Co. Northampton. Warrant dated May 24 for taking his securities in 18,000l. Commission dated May 24.
John Woolaston for Co. Herts. &c.
French Bromfield Co. Sussex. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in 22,800l. Commission dated June 15.
Nathaniel Rich, junr., for Co. Essex. Warrant dated June 20 for taking his securities in 34,000l. Commission dated June 20.
Samuel Pacey of Lowestoft for part of Suffolk viz. the Hundreds of Blything, borough of Dunwich, Hundreds of Wangford, Mutford, and Lothingland half Hundreds, Hoxne, Plomesgate, Loes, Mutford, Thredling, Carlford, Colneis, Samford, Bosmere and Claydon half Hundreds, &c. Warrant dated May 26 for taking his securities in 28,000l. Commission dated May 26.
Thomas Doyley, of Streatham Co. Surrey, for Co. Monmouth. Warrant dated May 26 for taking his securities in 3500l. Commission dated May 26.
John Child of Devizes for Co. Wilts. and city of New Sarum. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his security in 19,000l. Commission dated May 19.
Thomas Spendelow gent. for Co. Stafford and city of Lichfield. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his security in 10,000l. Commission dated May 19.
Gilbert Spencer of Penshurst, Kent, for Kent and Canterbury. Warrant dated June 20 for taking his security in 31,000l. Commission dated June 20.
George Hosier of Shrewsbury for Co. Salop. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in 10,000l. Commission dated June 15.
George Howell (Howells) for Cos. Hereford, Brecon and Radnor. Warrant dated May 24 for taking his securities in 9000l. Commission dated May 24.
John Bury for Nottingham, county and town. Warrant dated June 6 for taking his securities in 10,000l. Commission dated June 6.
William Love for Co. Hunts. Warrant dated June 9 for taking his securities in 6000l. Commission dated June 9.
Richard Tregear for Co. Cornwall. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in 12,000l. Commission dated June 15.
Henry Whitbread for Co. Beds. Warrant dated June 6 for taking his securities in 10,500l. Commission dated June 6.
William Love for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely.
Robert Peter (Peters) for Co. Herts. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in 16,000l. Commission dated June 15.
John Darbie for Co. Dorset and town of Poole. Warrant dated June 11 for taking his securities in 13,000l. Commission dated June 11.
John Smith for part of Norfolk in the room of Mr. Briggs. Petition referred May 23 see supra p. 340.
John Ellis for Norfolk and Harwich: petition referred May 23. Warrant dated June 10 for taking his securities in — for the Hundred of Blofield and 19 others and the town of Yarmouth. Commission dated June 10.
William Cawthorp joint Receiver with Thomas Kent for Co. Lincoln prays a separate commission for the moiety of the County and city: petition referred May 24. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in 14,000l. as for the four towns of Waddington, Branston, Canwick, Bracebridge, within the county of the city of Lincoln and the Bale and Close there and for Bradley, Haverstow, Yarborow, Walscroft, Carringtom, Manley, Aslacoe, Horncastle Soke, Gartree, Wraggoe, Louth East, Ludborough, Calceworth, Candleshow and Hill Wapentakes and Bolingbroke Soke. Commission dated June 15.
Thomas Kent joint Receiver as above praying a separate Commission: petition referred May 30. Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities for other parts of said County of Lincoln, detailed: in 14,000l. Commission dated June 15.
John Bury for Nottingham County and town: petition referred June 1 see supra p. 342.
Thomas Silyard (Seyliard) for Co. Cambridge and Isle of Ely: petition referred June 10 (with marginal notes of the alterations of his securities June 30 and July 25). Warrant dated June 15 for taking his securities in —. Commission dated June 15. Reference Book VII, pp. 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333, 337, 339, 340. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 223–5, 225–7.
May 10.Money warrant for 500l. to Nicholas Baker: upon account: for Crown law charges. (Money order dated May 11 hereon). (J. Taylor dated May 11 in the absence of William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue same out of Civil List moneys). Money Book XIV, p. 351. Order Book V, p. 76. Disposition Book XV, p. 43.
Same for 40l. John Hawkins Esq. and Sir William Daines Kt. for overpayments on their accounts as sheriffs of the city of Bristol for the year ended 1695 Sept. 29 arising by payments for apprehending Mary Scarlet a clipper of coin. (Money order dated May 22 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 353. Order Book V, pp. 90, 109.
Same for 455l. to Richard Hill for one quarter 1698 Aug. 27 to Nov. 26 on his ordinary of 5l. a day as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Bavaria, Governor of Flanders, (Envoy Extraordinary at Brussels): and 900l. in part of 1321l. 3s. 6d. on six bills of extraordinaries 1695–6 March 1 to 1698–9 March 1. (Money orders dated May 15 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 87.
Same for 1300l. to Sir Joseph Williamson for one quarter 1698 July 11 to Oct. 10 as Ambassador in Holland. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 354. Order Book V, p. 88.
Same for 2800l. to the Earl of Manchester being 1300l. for three months' advance of ordinary and 1500l. for equipage as Ambassador Extraordinary to France. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 354. Order Book V, p. 87.
Same for 182l. to Mathew Pryor for three months 1698 July 10 to Oct. 9 as Secretary to the Embassy in France: and 689l. 5s. 0d. part of 1076l. 0s. 6d. for five bills of extraordinaries 1697 Aug. 1 to 1698–9 Feb. 10 as Secretary to the Embassy for a Treaty of a General Peace and Secretary to the Embassy in France). (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 86.
Same for 455l. to Philibert D' Hervart for one quarter 1698 June 17 to Sept. 16 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Swiss Cantons: and 600l. in part of 839l. 15s. 0d. for two bills of extraordinaries 1696 March 25 to 1698 March 25. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 354, 356. Order Book V, p. 86.
Same for 455l. to James Cresset for three months 1698 Sept. to Dec. 5 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Princes of Brunswick and Luneburg: and 750l. in part of 3418l. 15s. 6d. on 10 bills of extraordinaries 1696 Sept. 12 to 1698–9 March 12. (Money orders dated May 15 hereon.) Money Book XIV, pp. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 86.
May 10.Money warrant for 273l. to Sir Paul Rycaut for one quarter 1698 June 19 to Sept. 18 as Resident with the Hanse Towns of Lower Saxony: and 726l. for five bills of extraordinaries 1696 July 1 to 1698–9 Jan. 1. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, pp. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 88.
Same for 250l. to Sir Lambert Blackwell for one quarter to 1698 July 23 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Duke of Tuscany: and 595l. on two bills of extraordinaries 1697 April to 1698 Oct. 4. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, pp. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 88.
Same for 182l. to Robert Sutton for three months 1698 July 31 to Oct. 30 as Secretary at Vienna: and 592l. 8s. 0d. for four bills of extraordinaries 1697 Nov. 1 to 1698 Nov. 1. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, pp. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 87.
Same for 364l. to John Robinson for three months 1698 July 2 to Oct. 1 as Resident at the Court of Sweden: and 1000l. in part of 1193l. 12s. 6d. for five bills of extraordinaries 1698 Aug. 3 to 1698–9 Feb. 3. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, pp. 354, 355. Order Book V, p. 86.
Same for 455l. to Paul Methuen for three months 1698 Sept. 10 to Dec. 10 as Envoy Extraordinary to the King of Portugal: and 300l. in part of 518l. for one bill of extraordinaries 1696–7 Mar. 9 to 1697–8 March 9. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, pp. 354, 356. Order Book V, p. 79.
Same for 91l. to Hugh Gregg for three months 1698 June 26 to Sept. 25 as Resident at the Court of Denmark: and 1400l. in part for 1897l. 0s. 3d. for seven bills of Extraordinaries 1695 Oct. 1 to 1698 Oct 1 as Resident at the Court of Sweden. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 355. Order Book V, p. 88.
Same for 455l. to Alexander Stanhope for three months 1698 Aug. 9 to Nov. 8 as Envoy Extraordinary to Spain: and 1800l. in part of 1977l. for three bills of extraordinaries 1695–7 Feb. 21 to 1698–9 Feb. 21. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 355, 356. Order Book V, p. 87.
Same for 455l. to George Stepney for three months 1698 July 1 to Sept. 30 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Elector of Brandenburg and several Princes of Germany on the Rhine: and 300l., to wit 272l. 4s. 5d. in full of four bills of extraordinaries to 1698 June 30 and 27l. 15s. 7d. in part of 323l. 19s. 0d. on two other like bills from 1698 Sept. 30 to 1699 March 30. (Money orders ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 355. Order Book V, p. 86.
May 10.Same for 800l. to the Earl of Portland in part of 1904l. 7s. 6d. for one bill of extraordinaries 1697–8 Jan. 10 to 1698 June 19 as late Ambassador Extraordinary to France. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 356. Order Book V, p. 87.
Same for 150l. to the Earl of Galway in part of 1511l. 10s. 0d. for one bill of extraordinaries 1696 July 1 to 1696–7 Jan. 11 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Duke of Savoy. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 356. Order Book V, p. 88.
Same for 1650l. to Lord Lexinton, to wit 450l. in part of 897l. 11s. 0d. due on three bills of extraordinaries 1696 June 1 to 1696–7 March 1 as Envoy Extraordinary to the Emperor of Germany and 1200l. in part of 1299l. 13s. 6d. on three like bills 1696–7 March 1 to 1697 Nov. 20 as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for the Treaty of a General Peace. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 356. Order Book V, p. 88.
Same for 634l. to Thomas, Earl of Pembroke in full of a bill of extraordinaries 1697 April 11 to Dec. 23 as Ambassador Extarordinary and Plenipotentiary of the late Treaty of Peace. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, p. 356. Order Book V, p. 87.
Treasury warrant to the Commissioners of Transportation to pay to George Long, mariner and master of the vessel Lewis and Cliff of London, 161l. 6s. 8d. for hire of the said ship in his Majesty's service at Limerick, she being taken up 1691 Oct. 1 by Isaac Pencyra by order of the Earl of Athlone to transport French and Irish from Limerick to France, but being ordered to take in great guns, shot &c. she received so much damage that when she came down the Shannon as far as Scattery where the ships rendezvoused she was not fit to go to sea and was sent back to Limerick for repairs and laden with the King's stores by Mr. Vanderstant an officer of the Ordnance in Ireland and continued in pay till 1691–2 March 24. Money Book XIV, p. 357.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay (out of Disbanding moneys in your hand) 1500l. to the Navy Treasurer to pay the bounty money to the non-commission officers and soldiers of the four Marine Regiments now to be disbanded and the clearings of the commission officers of same from 1698 Aug. 1 to 1699 May 20. Disposition Book XV, p. 38.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 300l. to me (Lowndes) on the unsatisfied order in my name for secret service: out of Civil List moneys. Ibid, p. 42.
Same to the [Principal] officers of the Ordnance. In reply to your letter of Jan. 26 last my Lords do not intend that the payment of 133l. 6s. 8d. ordered to be made by your Office to Capt. Walters for 20 prize guns shall be a precedent for the future. Please pay it. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 113.
Same to Mr. Abbot to report on the enclosed report [missing] of the Excise Commissioners on Thomas Bird's petition as to his discharge for 100l. paid by him in 1689 to the Chief Officer of the Danish Forces at Oxford. Ibid.
May 10.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to seal the goods of the Ambassador from the States General, at his house, he being on his return to Holland. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 21.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of George Howells, Receiver of the fourth 4s. Aid, 3s. Aid, Subsidies and Additional 12d. Aid for Cos. Glamorgan, Carmarthen, Cardigan, Pembroke and Haverford West, praying an allowance for extraordinary charges in forwarding 32,928l. 2s. 6d. to the Exchequer on account of said taxes. Reference Book VII, p. 330.
Treasury commission to Thomas Pugh to be Surveyor of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages &c. loco Jenkin Marris whose commission is hereby superseded. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 82.
The Treasury Lords to the Deputy Remembrancer asking for lists of all the divisions and places in England and Wales for which duplicates are not returned for several taxes: all in order to the passing of the Receivers' accounts, the delay in the passing of which is due to the want of said duplicates and is hindering the appointment of Receivers for the present [third] 3s. Aid. Ibid, p. 221.
Same to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Visct. Lanesborough touching a discharge of arrears of quit rents amounting to 162l. 7s. 10½d. for his estate in Ireland. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 495.