Warrants etc.
May 1699, 11-20

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'Warrants etc.: May 1699, 11-20', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 14: 1698-1699 (1934), pp. 346-361. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83016 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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May 1699, 11-20

May 11.J. Taylor in the absence of William Lowndes to the Navy Commissioners to imprest to the Colonels of the four Marine Regiments the 4798l. 18s. 8d. for subsistence and 1500l. ut supra p. 345 for Bounty money and clearings taking care that out of the said subsistence money the quarters due by the said Regiments be duly discharged. Disposition Book XV, p. 43.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 798l. 18s. 8d. to the Navy Treasurer on the unsatisfied order in his name: out of loans on the Disbanding Act: to be imprested to the Colonels of the above Regiments for clearing the subsistence of said Regiments to the 20th inst. Ibid, p. 44.
Treasury reference to the Warden &c. of the Mint of the petition of Provost and Fellows of the Corporation of Moneyers relative to their second bill annexed [missing] for 5254l. 2s. 11d. for tools and utensils provided for the Royal Mint in the Tower, and the Irish, York, Bristol, Chester, Exeter and Norwich Mints by reason of alterations since their former [bill]: and representing that being to be paid in tallies that bear a great discount, if any abatements be made in the bill it will bring them to ruin and destruction by reason they have a debt of 2000l. which they are forced to pay interest for. Reference Book VII, pp. 334, 332.
Treasury letters patent appointing John Cook to be Clerk of Foreign Estreats in the Exchequer on the surrender of John Hastings. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 220.
May 12.Treasury warrants dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salaries of 52l. per an. each to Edward Nash, John Rowe, Jo[h]n Wetham and John Plomley, as King's waiters Bristol port. Money Book XIV, p. 359.
Jo. Taylour in the absence of William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh to pay to Major Edward Nott the 1102l. 5s. 0d. due to him for arrears of pay to Dec. 31 last, 600l. thereof out of last year's Disbanding money in your hands and the remainder out of the present year's same. Disposition Book XV, p. 44.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Sir William Douglas for payment of 321l. 0s. 10d. due to him for pay as Lieut. Col. of Dragoons 1692 April 1 to 1693–4 Feb. 6. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 113.
Same to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Elizabeth and Mary Webster daughters of Capt. William Webster who was killed at Philipstown in Ireland, praying a pension. Ibid, p. 114.
Treasury reference to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Austin to be Receiver General of land tax, and Duties on Marriages and Houses for North Wales (Anglesea, Carnarvon, Denbigh, Flint, Merioneth, Montgomery) and Cheshire and proposing his sureties. Warrant dated May 19 for taking his securities in 19,000l. as Receiver for said places for the third 3s. Aid. Commission as same dated May 19. Reference Book VII, p. 320. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 223, 225.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of George Wood Powell to be discharged of a penalty of 500l. he incurred for importing seven pieces of Alamodes through ignorance. Reference Book VII, p. 334.
Treasury warrant to Sir Thomas Trevor, Attorney General, to enter a noli prosequi to the information against Anthony Evernden in regard to foreign silk and lace: all upon the said Evernden's first satisfying the officer who prosecuted. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 221.
May 13.Jo. Taylour in the absence of William Lowndes to Lord Coningsby to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of Col. Charles Ross as to the hardship on him and his officers from the present Irish Establishment which commences from 1691–2 Jan. 1 but was not executed there till some months after. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 114.
Same to the Stamps Commissioners to report on their case as stated by the Commissioners for the city of Westminster for the last 3s. Aid. Ibid.
May 14.Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of Valentin Quin against any grant of the lands of Adare, Clonlehard, Ballyfollins or Baybush in Co. Limerick the property of Thady Quin (who was neither outlawed nor convict of any crime) without notice first given to said Valentin (agent to said Thady) at Mr. Clinton's in Downing Street, Westminster. Caveat Book, p. 53.
May 15.Jo. Taylour in the absence of William Lowndes to Mr. Blathwayt to prepare a royal warrant to authorise Lord Coningsby to pay Capt. Newcomen of Major Gen. Levison's Regiment 104l. 17s. 0d. for the pay of his Troop for the 18 days they remained in the Isle of Man by stress of weather on their transportation from England to Ireland. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 45.
May 16.Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay to Mr. Colquit and Mr. Bentley, two of the officers of Liverpool port, a moiety of the sum of 91l. 18s. 6d. seized as being shipped for export. Money Book XIV, p. 360.
Same to same to employ George Spry as collector of Falmouth port loco Daniell Gwynn dismissed;
John Gill (who has for some time been instructed at the waterside) as waiter and searcher in Poole port loco William Romaine deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 15.
William Lowndes to the Paper Commissioners not to dispose of the paper belonging to Mr. De Graves of London merchant, which is seized and condemned in the Exchequer. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 115.
The Treasury Lords to the sheriff of Surrey to obtain a general meeting of the Assessment Commissioners for the Act of 10 Wm. III. c. 9 [the third 3s. Aid]; they being unwilling to put the Act in execution without a general meeting. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to allow 300l. 9s. 9d. to Edmond Harry in his accounts as Collector of Penryn port, being so much repaid by him to Samuel Allen being the impost Duty granted in 1696 on a parcel of French Dowlas, oakam and French copy paper imported there and afterwards in February last re-shipped for New England in the John of Penryn, John Real master, which repayment on debenture was disallowed by Charles Mein one of the examiners of the Quarter Books, there being no provision in law for the repayment of this impost Duty: the said Harry being misled by the law's silence. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, pp. 21–2.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Phillip Page of Lancing near Shoreham grazier praying restoration of 205 fleeces of wool fraudulently stopped by Mr. Wade, Customs officer at Shoreham on pretence of the late Act of Parliament. Reference Book VII, p. 334.
Same to the Prizes Commissioners of the petition of William Crowse, Sub-commissioner [of Prizes] in Plymouth port praying his salary for the time he has been employed. Ibid.
May 16.Same to the King's Remembrancer of the petition of Thomas Carew, executor of Henry Carew late a Teller of the Receipt, praying for the delivery of the bonds of John Mountstephens et al as sureties for said Henry, the moneys in his office at the time of his decease being duly answered to the King. Ibid, p. 336.
Treasury order to the Auditors of Imprests to supply the accounts as in (a) infra.
Prefixing: (a) order of the King in Council dated Kensington 1698–9 Feb. 16 calling for an account of all moneys imprested for repayment of any loans made by the inhabitants of Jersey and Guernsey since the Restoration for the supply and subsistence of the garrison there in their extremity: said order being made upon the petition of Peter Priaulx senr. complaining of several misapplications and embezzlements of the public moneys and revenue of the said islands. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 201.
Kensington.Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland for a grant to John Ellis of all the Crown title to the estate real and personal of his brother William Ellis forfeited by the attainder of said William: to hold to the said John on like terms as said William held &c. together with all arrears and mesne profits &c.: all by reason that a patent was passed to said John of the said premises by direction of the royal warrant of Feb. 15 last for ever but he has since represented that some part of the said estate consists in leases and other parts are wholly out of the said former patent and other parts not duly and truly ascertained: and the King being desirous that he should have the full benefit intended him, by reason of his many good and faithful services. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 527–9.
May 17.
Kensington.
Same to the Attorney General to acknowledge satisfaction on record of the judgment against George Wood Powell merchant for 500l. for conveying two packets of French Alamodes: it appearing that by licence of the Secretary of State he went into France to settle a correspondence in relation to the wine trade when the trade with France should be open and he bought the said silk for the use of his wife and friends and not for merchandise: further that Henry Walter the officer prosecuting has compounded for his share in consideration of Powell's poverty. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 118.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to constitute Phillip Ryley, James Dewy, William Clayton, Charles Dartiquenave and Maximilian Stephens as Agents for Taxes as in lieu of the first four named so appointed by the privy seal of — 1698: and with the salary of 200l. per an. each to the first four and 100l. per an. to the said Stephens as from Xmas last: with the usual clause for their clerk, messenger and incidents. (Money warrant dormant dated June 12 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated May 25). Ibid., pp. 119–120. Money Book XIV, pp. 378–9.
Same to same for a same for 600l. to Isaac Manley out of the revenue of the Letter Office: as royal bounty: to be paid him by 50l. a quarter as from Lady day last: without account. (Money warrant dormant dated May [sic for June] 10 hereon. This warrant quotes the privy seal as dated May 25). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 120. Money Book XIV, p. 378.
May 17.
Kensington.
Royal warrant to Sir Thomas Penfold Dr. of Laws, King's Advocate General and Samuel Franklin Esq., Procurator General, to prepare letters of administration to be granted by authority of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury to John Avent for the King's use of so much of the personal estate of the late Sir John Wildman late Postmaster General as concerns the several bonds and articles entered into by the several deputy postmasters to the said Wildman for the due execution of their respective offices; all by reason that because he died intestate the said bonds and articles cannot be sued: and none of the kindred of the said Wildman have made request for administration; wherefore it is thought fit to appoint said Avent as herein. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 122.
Same [to the Treasury Lords] to issue 3000l. to Henry Earl of Drogheda, Francis Annesley of the Inner Temple, John Trenchard Esq. of the same, James Hamilton of Tullymore Co. Down, Henry Langford of Dublin, Sir Richard Leving of Dublin Kt., and Sir Francis Brewster of Dublin Kt. (constituted by the Act of 11 Wm. III, c. 2 to be Commissioners for six months from 1699 May 10 to enquire into Forfeited Estates Ireland): to be for their necessary expenses and incidents in their said Commission: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage granted by the Act of 6 Wm. and Mary, c. 1 after satisfaction of the loans thereon not exceeding 1,250,000l. and the 40,000l. to the Trustees for Exchequer Bills charged thereon. (Money warrant dated May 23 hereon). (Money order dated May 26 hereon). Ibid, pp. 123–4. Money Book XIV, p. 366. Order Book V, p. 83.
Same to same to pay John Knight, late Cashier of Customs, the following sums: to be by tallies on himself: viz. 80l., and 93l. 10s. 0d. in satisfaction of so much by him paid respectively to Sir Thomas Lawrence Kt. upon his going as Secretary to Maryland, being for stationery ware; 22l. 12s. 6d. paid to — Edlin, a surveyor of Customs, for Duty on 24 chests of wine for the King's use; and 93l. 10s. 0d. paid to Sir John Germain for the moiety of 187l. allowed to him for the use [interest] of 4750l. which said Germain supplied to make up a remittance of 10,000l. for the King's service in Flanders. Knight is first to swear that none of the said sums have been paid or allowed to him in account. (Money warrant dated May 30 hereon). (Money order dated June 13 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 129. Money Book XIV, p. 369. Order Book V, p. 92.
Royal sign manual for 4000l. to Joost, Earl of Albemarle, Master of the Robes: as imprest for the service of the Robes. (Money warrant dated May 23 hereon). (Money order dated June 26 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 137. Money Book XIV, p. 369. Order Book V, p. 97.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to issue commissions to find the Crown's title to the jointure estate of Lady Hellen Colville wife of Count Dona Ferassiers, being her jointure from Hill Collville her first husband, and forfeited to the King during their joint lives by the said Count Dona being an alien at the time of his marriage with her: and thereupon to pass a patent under the great seal of Ireland of said estate to Clotworthy, Visct. Massareene of Ireland and George Fitzgerald for such joint lives and subject to such trusts as in a deed tripartite made 1699 May 6 between William Browne of London merchant and said Count Dona and Hellen his wife et al. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 499–500.
May 17.Same to same for a grant to—Gravemore widow of the late Lieut. Gen. Gravemore of lands as follow to the total yearly value of 1051l. 6s. 3½d. for the support of himself and family: to be held as of the Castle of Dublin in free and common socage.
Appending: detailed schedule of said lands in the Counties of Galway, Leitrim, Roscommon, Mayo, Antrim, Kilkenny, Longford, Cork, Clare, Meath, King's County, Tipperary, Dublin, Kerry, Westmeath, and Limerick: being forfeited lands respectively of Thomas Arthur, Feaghry Flin, Walter Bourk, Sir Neal O'Neal, and Danl. in Danl. [? MacDaniel], Capt. Robert Cusack, Cha. M. Carthy of Carrignavar, Theobald Purcell, John and James Nugent, Robert Arthur, Richard Fitzsimmons, James Barret, Sir James McDonnel, Kean O'Hara, Daniell O'Bryan alias Donoghe, Dormot Fitzpatrick, Edward Sweetman, Sir Edward Tyrrel, Michaell Chamberlain, Sir Edward Scot, Cornel O'Driscol, Andr Murrogh, Teige Callaghaim, Gerald Dillon.
All as follows viz.
Forfeited lands of Thomas Arthur
Co. Galway: Dunkellin Barony
Rathcoskery one quarter 194 acres; Ballymoglish alias Ballymoglash 324 acres; in Carrowmore 103 acres; in Leballyconnor two quarters viz. Ballyknockbane and Knockancarra 83 acres; in Cahirforvas 96 acres: total gross value 50l.: quit rent 4l. 1s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 11l. 9s. 6d.: clear yearly value 34l. 9s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of the abovesaid Arthur or of the belowmentioned Flin Leitrim Barony
Gortgarriffe 76 acres; Knockanbane half car[ucate] 62 acres; Lisduffe 35 acres; Bosglass 25 acres: gross yearly value 30l.: quit rent 1l. 19s. 10d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 7l. to the discoverer: clear yearly value 21l. 0s. 2d.
Forfeited lands of Feaghry Flin the equity of redemption of a mortgage of 800l. the said mortgage being passed in patent to Sr. Michaell Mitchell.
Co. Roscommon: Ballintober Barony
Ballinlogh one quarter 164 acres; Cloonelo half quarter 82 acres; Cloonisklan half quarter 82 acres; Clookeighan one quarter 175 acres; Cloghreharan 172 acres; Miltoran 104 acres; Ballymullan one quarter 82 acres; Ballybane 96 acres; in Ure: total gross value 85l.: quit rent 1l. 1s. 8d.; yearly value of incumbrances 2l. 10s. 0d. to the discoverer; clear value 7l. 10s. 0d. [sic]
38 acres; Carrowdrishagh one quarter 100 acres; Cloonfad part 60 acres: total gross value 20l.: quit rents 1l. 12s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 4l. 12s. 0d. to the discoverer and 11l. for interest: clear value 2l. 16s. 0d.
Forfeited lands of Walter Bourk
Co. Mayo: Carra Barony
Knockanshanany and Logmadog 20 acres; Lisdaniffe 25 acres; a mountain in controversy 32 acres; a mountain 96 acres; a mountain near that 13 acres; Lissanree alias Levaragh 17 acres; Carrahal Clontee and Conaghter alias Rosse 5 gneeves [or] 25 acres; in Lissenisky 93 acres: total gross value 40l.: quit rent 3l. 1s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 10l.: clear value 27l. 3s. 0d.
Derryhick one quarter; Tonikeniff Gunane and Shunane; Carrowkee; Tawnicronlim: [? these items form part of the above preceding total].
Clanmorris Barony
in Ballygowne 39 acres; half Ballyharge alias Ballyharoge 64 acres: total gross value 15l.: quit rents 1l. 10s. 0d. [sic for 1l. 0s. 10d.): clear value 13l. 19s. 2d.
Tirawley Barony
Tobbenevive one quarter 161 acres; Kirmaine two quarters 250 acres; Ballynagh and Ballybranoge two quarters 247 acres; Turry and Shruhanine 65 acres; Affrin 000 acres; Dromdowlagh and Drombanagh two quarters half? two half quarters: Cloone one half quarter 158 acres; the half quarter of Ballymanisk 105 acres; the quarter of Leheidane 182 acres; Leaghan in Offin half quarter 65 acres; Raftinholin alias Rahincoline half quarter: total gross value 205l.: quit rent 14l. 17s. 3d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 34l.: clear value 156l. 2s. 9d.
Forfeited lands of Sir Neal Oneal
Co. Antrim: Massareene Barony
Ballymather 348 acres; Kilcrosse 662 acres; Carname 462 acres; half Ballytweedy 176 acres; Milclody and Ballyrobin Mill 52 acres; Ballyvarade 14 acres; Dungonnell 16 acres; Tuckmill and Acres 36 acres; Ballyrobin 318 acres; Killilly 711 acres; Stradhaveran 284 acres; Dungonnell 443 acres; Ballnegeeragh 209 acres; Ardmore and Carmevay 286 acres; Ballyquillin 608 acres; Ballytweedy 530 acres; Tully 570 acres; Secas 694 acres; Ballybrittas 483 acres; Lisnataylor 510 acres; Corbally, Ballynall and Istrone 360 acres: total gross value 1100l.: quit rents 104l. 18s. 6d.: clear value 200l. [sic].
Forfeited lands of Daniell in Daniell by lease from the Earl of Antrim for 500 years
Belfast and Glenarm Baronies
Agolagh 20 acres; the waiters' tenement; Banerath 20 acres; Strad 5 acres; Dunoregan 5 acres; Calisnagh 5 acres; Glencor 20 acres; Glendun, Tonnaugh, Conerey, Tomagh, Dressagh, a parcel of Nurny, Clashy, Unshinagh, Coslane, Monyvert, Tully, Glassmullin half quarter, Ballymaclogher, Gorteclee, Ballyhavill 5 acres; Ballyfadd 5 acres; Cloghglass 5 acres; Gorteregan, Drumare, Carn with the Mill; Cossendum with the Mill: total gross value 135l.: quit rent 27l. 10s. 0d.; yearly interest of incumbrances 5l. chief rent and 25l. 10s. 0d. to the discoverer; clear value 70l. [details of incumbrances] 7l. per an. abated being only a lease and therefore not equally valuable to an estate of inheritance.
Forfeited lands of Capt. Robert Cusack
Dunluce Barony
two quarters of Denwernons 157 acres; Inisgran 102 acres; Ballyeragh 000 acres; Ballywat 199 acres; Old Ballyeragh 000 acres; Sicanmore 468 acres; total gross value 90l.: quit rent 12l. 10s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 50l.: clear value 16l. 10s. 0d.
Forfeited lands of Cha. M. Carthy of Carrignavor
Co. Cork: Barrymore Barony
Old Court 22 acres; East Ballivodig 256 acres; Scartanarrow 1 ploughland 204 acres; Ballyvolin 152 acres; Ballynure 166 acres; Ballynaltig 199 acres: total gross value 160 acres: quit rents 19l. 8s. 9d.: and (in Barretts Barony) West Lishandrum and both Kilblaffers 286 acres: yearly interest of incumbrances chief rent 2l. and 30l. and 6l.: clear value 25l. 13s. 0d.
Forfeited lands of Theobald Purcell
Co. Kilkenny: Galmoy Barony
Clone, Robehagh, Acregave: 1478 acres: total gross value 185l.: quit rents 29l. 18s. 7d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 120 acres: clear value 28l.
Forfeited lands of John and James Nugent
Co. Longford: Granard Barony
Knockskeagh 70 acres; Castlebrack 115 acres; total yearly value 45l.: quit rents 5l. 17s. 6d.: clear value 39l. 2s. 6d.
Ardagh Barony
Bracklonagh 440 acres; Lisnekeragh 208 acres: total gross value 98l.: quit rents 13l. 3s. 0d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 30l.: clear value 54l. 17s. 0d. [? also lands of the said Nugents].
Forfeited lands of Robert Arthur
Co. Dublin: Balrothery Barony
Hackettstown and Dromslattery and Peirestown 258 acres: gross value 126l.: quit rent 5l. 4s. 6d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 80l. and 24l.: clear value 16l. 15s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of Richard Fitzsimons
[Balrothery Barony]
Ballymadroght 372 acres: gross value 98l.: quit rent 7l. 10s. 8d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 10l. 10s. 0d. and to the discoverer 19l. 14s. 10d.: clear value 59l. 4s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of James Barret
Co. Cork: Mallow Town and Liberties
Curraghanearly and 8 acres in Mallow: gross value 32l.: yearly interest of incumbrances 16l. 12s. 0d. and 6l. 15s. 0d.: clear value 8l. 13s. 0d.
Forfeited lands of Sir James MacDonnel
Co. Antrim: Cary Barony
Ballynestrad one quarter 160 acres; Lisballynegrogh 69 acres; Island Ticard one quarter 115 acres; Lisnegat 43 acres; Lemenaghbeg 134 acres: total gross value 60l.: quit rents 7l.: yearly value of incumbrance 23l. chief rent: clear value 24l.
Forfeited lands of Kean O'Hara
[Co. Antrim: Cary Barony]
Clevester 300 acres: gross value 30l.: quit rent 4l. 0s. 4d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 16l. 14s. 0d.: clear value 16l. 14s. 0d. [sic].
Forfeited lands of Daniell O'Bryan alias Donoghe.
Co. Clare: Corcomroe Barony
Slaper one quarter 30 acres; in Carrowkelly 27 acres: Carhirm Coskin 47 acres: total gross value 15l.: quit rent 1l. 11s. 7d.: yearly value of incumbrances 3l.: clear value 10l. 8s. 5d.
Forfeited lands of Dermot FitzPatrick
Clonderalaw Barony
in Ballydoneen alias Corgrage 254 acres: gross value 38l.: quit rent 3l. 16s. 8d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 8l. 10s. 10d. to the discoverer: clear value 25l. 12s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of Edward Sweetman in right of his wife
Co. Meath: Navan Barony
a rent charge of 60l. per an. of Rahaldran, Newenstown and Corbetstown: gross value 60l.: clear value 21l.
Forfeited lands of Sir Edward Tyrrel: the equity of redemption of a mortgage for 500l.
King's County: Kilcoursey Barony
Gurtin 346 acres; in Ballynaminton 57 acres; Curraghboy 146 acres: total gross value 68l.: quit rents 11l. 2s. 9d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 50l.: clear value 6l. 17s. 3d.
Forfeited lands of Michaell Chamberlain Mullingar town
two cabins: gross value 4l.: quit rent 6s.: clear value 3l. 14s. 0d.
Forfeited lands of Sir Edward Scot: the equity of redemption of a mortgage of 500l.
Co. Tipperary: Middlethird Barony
Kilballihereby 454 acres: gross value 64l.: quit rents 6l. 17s. 10d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 50l. and 4l. 5s. 0d.: clear value 7l. 17s. 8d.
Forfeited lands of Cornel. O'Driscol
Co. Cork: Carbery Barony.
Ballymacrowne gross value 20l.: quit rent 3l. 10s. 0d.; yearly interest of incumbrances 10l.: clear value 6l. 19s. 2d. [details of incumbrances] 100l. mortgage to Edward Richardson Esq.
Forfeited lands of Andr. Murrogh
Barrymore Barony
Kilcoolishell and Wt. Ballyhumock 349 acres; Ballynening Wt. 120 acres: total gross value 70l.: quit rent 7l. 2s. 5¼d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 50l.: clear value 12l. 17s. 6¾d.: [details of incumbrances] 500l. mortgage to David Meskell.
Forfeited lands of Mich. Chamberlain
Co. Dublin: Coolock Barony
Draycots Farm in Glasnevin 37 acres: gross value 12l.: quit rent 14s. 8d.: clear value 11l. 5s. 4d.
Forfeited lands of Teige Callaghann
Co. Cork: Duhallow Barony.
Dromlower 233 acres: gross value 15l.: quit rent 3l. 10s. 9d.: clear value 11l. 9s. 3d.
[? the following item also land of said Callaghan].
Co. Kerry in Corkaguiny Barony
Deelis 350 acres: gross value 12l.: quit rent 5l. 6s. 3½d.: clear value 6l. 13s. 8½d.
Forfeited lands of Sir Edward Tyrrel
Co. Westmeath: Fartallagh Barony
half Clonmoyle 185 acres and 3 acres unprofitable; half Tullanisk 39 acres; Daly's Town 178 acres; Gedaghanstownbeg 141 acres: total gross value 100l.: quit rent 11l. 0s. 4d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 25l.: clear value 64l. 19s. 8d. "This with the rest of this forfeiture is subject to many judgments, the proportion whereof on these lands is computed to be 250l."
King's County: Philipstown Barony
Barnane 150 acres: gross value 23l.; quit rent 3l. 0s. 9d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 5l. 10s. 0d.: clear value 14l. 9s. 3d. "This is valued as the other part of the same forfeiture before."
The equity of redemption of a mortgage forfeited by Gerald Dillon
Co. Westmeath: Delvin Barony
in Leighlinstown 89 acres; Cryanstown 300 acres: total gross value 76l.: quit rent 7l. 17s. 6½d.: yearly interest of incumbrances 46l.: clear value 22l. 2s. 5½d.
Co. Limerick: Kenry Barony
in Drumherbeg 33 acres: gross value 5l.: quit rent 10s. 0¼d.: clear value 4l. 9s. 11¾d.
total yearly [clear] value 1051l. 6s. 3¾d.
The list of judgments referred to above [under Sir Edward Tyrrell].
Thomas Johnson against Walter Bourk101710
Edward Lloyd against the same21710
John Bourke against the same221710
Cha. Burrington against the same261710
Simon Luttrel against the same1201710
William Theating against the same261710
Samuel Holt against the same201710
Theodore Russell against the same111710
Peter Dowdall against the same241710
Richard Dalton against the same101710
James Clark against the same91197
Charles Vick against the same10210
Total2980810 [sic]
Out Letters (Ireland) VII., pp. 500–505.
May 17.Royal warrant dated Kensington to the Lord Justices of Ireland to cause an exact account to be made up of how much of the loan of 33,050l. lent to the King by Richard Lascells, late of London goldsmith, on the security of quit rents in Ireland was repaid in guineas or in money equal to guineas at the rate of 26s. each guinea, and thereupon to pay to Rebecca Lascells his widow the loss thereon computed at 3s. for every 26s. so repaid: she having petitioned shewing that it appears from a state of the affair made by William Robinson, deputy to Receiver General Ireland, that upon repayment of the said principle and interest thereon she repaid great part thereof in guineas at 26s. each whereas the same was lent at the rate of 23s. each guinea. Ibid, p. 506.
May 18.Royal sign manual dated Kensington for the following issues: without account:
£
to William Fanshaw as royal bounty52
to John Whitell, clerk, the like20
to Dame Mary Kirke for the rent of the house inhabited by Mris Mary Kirke and is in full for one year to Aug. 17 last100
(Money warrant dated May 30 hereon). (Money order dated May 31 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 115, 125. Money Book XIV, p. 368. Order Book V, p. 85.
Same for 50l. to Edward Howard Esq. as royal bounty: without account. (Money warrant dated ? May 23 hereon). (Money order dated May 24 hereon). (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 118. Money Book XIV, p. 365. Order Book V, p. 78. Disposition Book XV, p. 51.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 400l. to Henry D'Nassau for the Stables for one week to the 13th inst.
600l. to the Earl of Portland for the Privy Purse for same time.
306l. 5s. 3½d. to Thomas Lloyd for the Works in full of 93,065l. 5s. 3½d. due to the ordinary of the Works.
800l. to the Earl of Bradford for the Household and Stables for one week to the 13th inst.
572l. 13s. 1½d. to Casper Frederick Henning for the Gardens in full of 8572l. 13s. 1½d. which clears the arrears due to the Gardens.
300l. to the Earl of Montague for the Great Wardrobe for one week ended May 13. Disposition Book XV, pp. 32, 33, 34.
Same to the same to issue 1000l. to me, Lowndes, on the unsatisfied order in my name for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 45.
Same to same to issue 11,353l. 18s. 8d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: out of loans on the Land Tax: to be applied as follows:
£s.d.
for two weeks' subsistence to June 4 next to the Troops kept up8201120
for same to the Regiment of Fusiliers at Jersey and Guernsey301118
for same to Col. Collingwood's Regiment in the West Indies299132
for four weeks subsistence to same date to the four Companies of Invalids454108
for same to the Commissioners of the Musters90108
for three months arrears to 1698 July 31 of subsistence to the Garrisons200606
£11353188
Ibid.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands] of the petition of Thomas Smith for a further term in part of the Forest of East Buckholt Co. Southampton. Reference Book VII, p. 334.
May 18.William Lowndes to the Attorney General for an account in what forwardness is the prosecution against Ralph Williamson. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 116.
Same to the Prizes Commissioners to attend my Lords to-morrow with the copies of any grants of prize goods to the Hudsons Bay Company. Ibid.
Same to Sir Christopher Wren to proceed on the Vice Chamberlain's warrant for fitting up a shed in Whitehall for Mr. Smith, his Majesty's musical instrument maker, during the time he is preparing an organ for his Majesty's Chapel at Whitehall. Ibid.
May 19.Royal sign manual for the following payments: viz:
£s.d.
to Hugh Broughton, Consul at Venice, for his extraordinary disbursements 1693 Nov. 19 to 1695 Nov. 19 on a bill signed by the Earl of Shrewsbury300
to Daniell Skinner Esq., Consul at Tripoly in Barbary for the like 1694 Oct. 11 to 1695 June 15 as by a like bill180
to Nathaniell Dodington, Consul at Tripoly, for the like on like bill337100
to Joseph Kerby, Consul at Amsterdam, for the like on a bill signed by Sir William Trumbull380
to Abraham Kicks (Kicke), Consul at Rotterdam, "which we are pleased to allow him in full of his disbursements in our service"300
£1497100
(Money warrants dated May 19 hereon). (Money orders dated May 22 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 121. Money Book XIV, p. 363. Order Book V, pp. 88, 89.
Money warrant for 400l. to Samuel Travers Esq., Surveyor General [of Crown Lands], for extraordinary pains in his said office for two years to Lady day last: to be by tallies on the Receiver General of the Duchy of Cornwall. (Money order dated May 22 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 361. Order Book V, p. 78.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay the salary of 78l. 6s. 8d. to Richard Meredith as Customer of Chester port. the salary of 52l. per an. to John Feild as a King's waiter London port. Money Book XIV, p. 361.
Treasury warrant to the Navy Commissioners to pay and apply the malt tickets (amounting to 40,374l. 17s. 7d.) and the tallies on the late Duty on Coal transferred to the Duty on Leather (amounting to 58,620l. 7s. 2d.) in the Navy Treasurer's hands to the Victualling in such manner as by the Act of 10 Wm. III, c. 9; and the tallies on the third 4s. Aid (amounting to 74,903l. 7s. 3d.) and on the first 3s. Aid (amounting to 11,389l. 1s. 11d.) likewise in his hands with the interest thereon to the course of the Navy for services performed and to be performed and to allow 10 per cent. discount thereon to such persons as shall take same and not to oblige the said takers to take the oath lately established concerning the premium thereof: all as by the provisions of the said Act.
Memorandum: "by a discount of the principal after the rate of 10 per cent. mentioned in this warrant our meaning is that an addition of 10l. shall be made to every 100l. principal money and not otherwise." Money Book XIV, pp. 362–3.
May 19.Money warrant for 500l. to Henry Baker: upon account: for Crown law charges. (Money order dated May 22 hereon). (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated May 26 to pay same out of the moneys of seizures in the Exchequer). Ibid, p. 363. Order Book V, 78. Disposition Book XV, p. 53.
Treasury warrant dormant to Sir Thomas Cuddon, Receiver General of the Duties on Houses and on Marriages for London, Westminster and Middlesex to pay the salary of 50l. per an. to Maxmilian Stephens lately appointed for managing the said Duties and directing and governing the surveyors and inspectors thereof in England, Wales and Berwick: as from 1698 Xmas. Money Book XIV, p. 364.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 440l. 13s. 11d. to the Earl of Ranelagh on the unsatisfied order in his name as Paymaster of the Forces: out of loans on the Land Tax: 193l. 3s. 11d. thereof for subsistence to 1700 June 24 of the Company of Foot at Newfoundland; and 247l. 10s. 0d. for clothing for same. Disposition Book XV, p. 45.
Same to same to issue 100,000l. to the Treasurer of the Navy on the unsatisfied order in his name: out of loans on the Land Tax: to be applied to wages of seamen. (Same to the Navy Commissioners to clear the following ships out of this sum viz. Swift advice boat, Row ketch and the Foresight which were lost in the West Indies). Ibid, p. 46.
Same to same to issue 904l. to William Roberts on the like order: for purchase of lands to be laid into the Little Park at Windsor: and to be paid out of fines of leases of lands at Windsor as follows viz. 228l. and 186l. for Richard Topham, 130l. to William Smith, 280l. to John Mitchell and 80l. to John Powney. Ibid.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to apply a further 20,000l. out of tallies &c. on the loans on the Coal Duties to the payment of wages to commission officers and warrant officers who have passed their accounts and whose ships have been paid off. Ibid.
Same to same to pay 615l. 13s. 5d. and 222l. 11s. 5d. to William Carbonell and other merchants of London owners of the ships Coronation and England frigate (which were taken up at Barbados in 1691 as men of war for the King's service) being at the rate of 16s. per ton per month: "as if they had been hired by your Office." Ibid, p. 47.
Same to Auditor Bridges and Auditor Done for an account of the imprests to Sir William Stapleton for which he has not accounted. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 115.
Same to the Navy Commissioners to report on the enclosed proposal [missing] touching a regulation of the office of Treasurer of the Navy. Ibid, p. 116.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Samuell Sheppard, Thomas Lambert, William Lowen, Thomas Weedon, John Lordell, Peter Houblon et al praying reimbursement of 1l. 10s. 0d. per tun overpaid on wines filled and 1l. 6s. 5d. per tun on wines unfilled. Reference Book VII, p. 335.
Same to same of the petition of Sir William Daines et al merchants of Bristol trading to Virginia, shewing that they are put to greater troubles by the Customs officers for obtaining allowances on damaged tobacco imported into Bristol than are imposed on the merchants of London, Liverpool and elsewhere: therefore praying to have the same ease as other the King's subjects. Ibid.
Same to the Excise Commissioners of the petition of William Camell and William Coggeshall, partners in malting and brewing in Diss in Norfolk, shewing that they were burned out on March 28 last to a loss of 500l. and leaving them owing Excise on 2568 bushels of which they only saved 972 bushels: therefore praying to be discharged the Duty on the other 1596 bushels. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Edward Scarborough, Customs Collector at Liverpool, praying an allowance for extra toil as he many times fills in more than 300 debentures a week for salt exported thence, which business employs a clerk to whom he pays 40l. per an. Ibid.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of George Moult for a grant of 4181 reams of paper seized from John D' Graves of London merchant. Ibid.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Thomas Diston, Receiver General of the 3s. Aid, 1s. Aid and Subsidies for the city of Coventry praying for the transfer of 55l. 3s. 5d. (overpaid by him on the 1s. Aid) to his account of the 3s. Aid and the Subsidies. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General [of Crown Lands] of the petition of Lieut. Col. Andrew Wheler, Capt. in the King's Own Foot Guards shewing that he is seized of the inheritance of the ferry or pacquet boat of Datchet leading to Windsor Castle which for several years he has let for 80l. per an. and has mortgaged for 1000l. to pay his debts but is like to be deprived thereof by reason the King will cause a wall to be built which will exclude the ancient passage from the ferry to Windsor: therefore praying relief. Ibid, p. 336.
Same to same of the petition of Martin Folkes praying a grant for 99 years of several houses in Little Queen Street and Newton Street after the expiry of the present term of 22 years. Ibid.
May 19.Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of the Duke of St. Albans shewing that Charles II granted the Duty on logwood to the Earl of Rochester in trust for petitioner's mother and in 1684 further granted same for 99 years in reversion for petitioner's support but a stop was put to the said grant by King James's accession: therefore praying that the said intended grant be made good. Reference Book VII, p. 336.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of John Warner, Master of the King's Barges, shewing that his father conveyed to Charles II two houses in East Greenwich for which he was to receive 1254l.; that same is not yet paid but the houses and ground thereto are [now] conveyed by the King to Trustees for the use of the Hospital of Greenwich: therefore praying payment with interest to Xmas 1691. Ibid.
Same to same of the petition of Sir John Morden for a grant of the Manor of Old Court adjoining to Blackheath in Charlton Co. Kent and the park called Sedgwick park in Sussex, the better to enable him to settle 1000l. per an. for the support of a college he lately built for habitation of 40 decayed and ruined merchants. Ibid.
Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to Samuell Davis of the mines of lead in the Hundred of Coleshill and Rhyddlan Co. Flint, part of the possessions of Henry, Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall for 31 years at the ancient rent of 3l. 6s. 8d. per an. and a tenth of the clear yearly profits with a grant of the mesne profits since the expiry of the lease to Richard Grosvenor.
Prefixing: Auditor's particular and memorandum of the premises and ratal thereof by the Surveyor General of Crown Lands.
Followed by: undated entry of the Treasury Lords' subscription of the docquet of the said lease. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, pp. 229–231, 235.
Same to the Receipt for records of surplusage for settling or paying the surplus of 54l. 12s. 6¾d. on the account of Tanfield Vatchell [as sheriff of Berks.] for the year 1696 and of 15l. 16s. 0d. in the account of John Applebee [as sheriff of Worcester] for same year: same to be payable out of the debit of 70l. 8s. 6¾d. resting upon the account of Edward Conyers as Sheriff of Leicestershire for 1697. Ibid, p. 232.
[?]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of an in custodiam lease under the Exchequer seal to Dorothy Doley widow, of divers lands and tenements in Co. Chester, being lands of Thomas Wilbraham, Thomas Huxley et al outlaws: at a rent of 5l. 7s. 3d. and fine of 10l. 6s. 0d. Ibid.
May 19.Treasury warrant to the Clerk of the Pipe for a lease to John, Earl of Carbery of the profits of Original Seal in Co. Pembroke, Carmarthen and Cardigan and of the Post Fines and fines pro licentia concordandi in Cos. Brecon, Radnor, Glamorgan, Carmarthen, Cardigan and Pembroke for 40 years in reversion of the existing term and at rents of respectively 60l. 4s. 0d. and 74l. per an.
Prefixing: Auditor Chetwynd's particular and memorandum of the premises and the Surveyor General's ratal thereof. Ibid, pp. 233–5.
? May 19]Entry of the Treasury Lords' signature of the docquet of a lease to William Smith of lands in Windsor ut supra p. 214–5. Ibid, p. 235.
[?]Same of same of a lease to William Aldworth of Shaw Farm and Frogmore ut supra p. 297. Ibid.
May 19.Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of the Earl of Rochester against any grant of the Tennis Court at Whitehall near his house till he be heard. Caveat Book, p. 53.