Warrants etc.
May 1699, 21-21

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'Warrants etc.: May 1699, 21-21', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 14: 1698-1699 (1934), pp. 361-376. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=83017 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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May 1699, 21-21

May 22.Royal letters patent under the great seal granting to John Visct. Lonsdale during pleasure the custody of the Privy Seal as amply &c. as Henry, late Earl of Bath, Henry late Earl of Manchester, John Lord Robartes, Arthur Earl of Anglesey, George Marquess of Halifax, Henry Earl of Clarendon, Thomas Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery or any other predecessors therein: with the annual fee of 365l. out of the Customs of London as from 1699 May 19. The patent of the said Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery dated 1693 May 7 is hereby revoked. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 199.
May 23.Money warrant for 200l. to Henry Baber: upon account: for Crown Law Charges. (Money order dated May 24 hereon). Money Book XIV, p 334. Order Book V, p. 82
Treasury warrant dormant to Mr. Abbott [Customs Cashier] to pay the salary of 15l. 4s. 4d. to Richard Powys as Comptroller of Lynn Regis port.
the salary of 52l. per an. to Thomas Apprice as a King's waiter London port.
the fee or salary of 16l. 6s. 8d. to Richard Gwyn and Richard Richard Gwyn as Customers of Cardiff port.
the salary of 52l. per an. to William Tallman as a King's waiter London port.
the fee or salary of 15l. 6s. 8d. per an. to William Veel as Comptroller of Sandwich port.
72l. 8s. 4d. per an. to Richard Bretton as Customer of Sandwich port.
20l., 60l., 20l. and 100l. per an. to Richard Bretton as Comptroller of Petty Customs in London port and Keeper of the Cocquet seal there and Comptroller of the Customs called Prætermitted Customs. Money Book XIV, p. 353, 358, 361, 363, 365.
Same to Sir William Waller Kt., farmer of the Prizage and Butlerage of England and to William Paul Esq. sub-farmer of same, to pay to George Fitz Roy, Duke of Northumberland, the yearly rent of 500l. reserved in the lease thereof made by James I. to Sir Thomas Waller for a term of years still in being: the said rent having been granted by Charles II. in 1673 to George Visct. Grandison and Edward Villiers Esq. in trust for the said Lord George Fitz Roy. Money Book XIV, p. 364.
May 23.Money warrant for 671l. 1s. 0d. to Nathaniel Rich, Receiver General of Taxes Co. Essex, being the deficiency at 8d. per ounce on 20,131 ounces 10 dwt. [silver coin] paid by him into the Mint on the first 4s. Aid and not allowed him on the passing his account of said Aid. This sum is to be immediately paid back into the Exchequer on said Receiver's account of the 1s. Aid for 1697. (Money order dated June 5 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 368. Order Book V, p. 89.
Treasury warrant to the Postmasters General to pay William Brockett 200l. for half a year to Lady day last on his pension as by the privy seal of April 29 last: with dormant clause for payment of same in future. Money Book XIV, p. 373.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 300l. to the Earl of Montague for one week's allowance to the Great Wardrobe to the 20th inst.
800l. to the Earl of Bradford, Cofferer, for same for the Household and Stables.
400l. to Henry D'Nassau for same for the Stables.
500l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works, towards the estimate of 5500l. for the building at Hampton Court.
600l. to the Earl of Portland for same for the Privy Purse.
Disposition Book XV, p. 48, 49, 51.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to employ John Winter as a deputy searcher, Bristol port, loco Benjamin Sadler deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 21.
Treasury reference to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Robert Pope for the landwaiter's place at Poole loco Mr. Romain deceased. Reference Book VII, p. 337.
Same to the Warden &c. of the Mint of the petition of Roger Kirkby shewing that the order of the Lords Justices of [England dated] 1696 July 21 gave leave for the erection of a Mint in Chester Castle, by reason whereof petitioner has been at a great deal of trouble: therefore praying favour. Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Henry Jenkins for renewal of lease granted by Charles II to Sir John Packington et al, in trust for Col. Washington's children, of all waifs, strays, felons' goods &c. for 31 years to which grant petitioner is entitled: by reason that neither he nor any other person has yet made one penny thereby. Ibid.
[? May 23][Treasury subscription for the execution of] a warrant by Peregrine Bertie, Vice Chamberlain of the Household, to Cha. Godfrey Esq., Master of the Jewel House, for the delivery to the Earl of Manchester, Ambassador Extraordinary to France, of the same quantity of plate for the use of his chapel as was allowed to the Earl of Jersey. Warrants not Relating to Money XVI, p. 235.
May 23.Same for same of a same by same to same for the delivery to Abraham Stanyon, secretary to the Earl of Manchester as above, of 300 ounces of white plate. Ibid. p. 236.
May 23.Treasury warrant to Richard Taylour, officer for paying the Million Lottery tickets, to pay any such tickets due before 29 Sept. 1698 which are burned, destroyed or otherwise lost; on the production of a certificate from a Baron of the Exchequer attesting said loss &c. Ibid, p. 236.
May 24.Money warrant for 20l. to—Bolton, clerk, for his passage to Jamaica as Chaplain. (Money order dated May 25 hereon). (William Lowndes dated June 7 to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys). Money Book XIV, p. 366. Order Book V, p. 82. Disposition Book XV, p. 56.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Customs Cashier to pay to Elizabeth Tillotson widow of the late Archbishop of Canterbury, the annuity or yearly rent of 400l. out of the Four and a Half per cent Duty. Money Book XIV, p. 366.
Same for an additional annuity of 200l. to same. Ibid.
Money warrant for 360l. to Charles Dormer Esq. late a Page of Honour, for three years to 1697 Xmas on his annuity of 120l. (Money order dated May 25 hereon). (William Lowndes dated May 25 to the Auditor of the Receipt to pay same out of Civil List moneys). Ibid., p. 366. Order Book V, p. 84. Disposition Book XV, p. 50.
William Lowndes to the Earl of Romney [Master of the Ordnance] to pay out of Ordnance Office money 3652l. 2s. 4d. upon account of the estimate for building barracks and repairing fortifications at Newfoundland pursuant to the order in Council of April 27 last. Disposition Book XV, p. 50.
Same to Secretary Vernon. My Lords have considered all the terms [in accordance with or] after the treaty about settling the Flanders pacquet boats and have no objection to the ratification thereof. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 114.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Agents to the three Marine Regiments lately disbanded praying allowance of 1196l. 17s. 6d. paid to Reformed officers not included in the Establishment but mustered and subsisted. Ibid, p. 117.
Same to Auditor Aldworth for an abstract of the Prizes account now before you. Ibid.
Same to the Transports Commissioners returning their report on Thomas Everard's petition concerning freight due to the ship Griffin, Hugh Green master, for carrying Forces from Ireland to France after the surrender of Limerick. Give my Lords your opinion positively whether a debenture ought to be made out or not and for how much. Ibid.
May 24.Treasury reference to Mr. Montague [Auditor of the Receipt] of the petition of the Tellers of the Exchequer praying increase of their allowance of 200l. per an. for their extraordinary services. Reference Book VII, p. 337.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of Burdyn Anderson for stay of the information against him for a parcel of gold lace &c. imported from France for his own account. Ibid., p. 338.
Same to the Attorney General of the petition of Marquis Miremont for a grant of derelict lands in the parishes of Sutton, Holbeach &c. Co. Lincoln. Ibid.
Same to the Postmasters General of a proposal for improving the Penny Post at a greater rate [farm rent] than is now given "and to advance part of the money so as they may have some term therein." Ibid.
Same to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Jeremiah Chaplaine, usher to the King, for a grant of several small plantations at St. Christopher forfeited to the King by the Irish Papists, being of small value and no advantage to the Crown; and also of all fines and forfeitures and the place of Escheater and Receiver of Casual Revenue in the said island. Ibid.
Same to the Customs Commissioners of the petition of James Tyrrell for leave to resign his place of King's waiter to Shuckburgh Sill who is fitly qualified. Ibid.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Atkinson praying a grant of the personal estates of persons comprehended in the Articles of Limerick, which, he alleges, they entered into recognizances to surrender into the King's hands. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 506.
William Lowndes to the Revenue Commissioners, Ireland. My Lords recommend William Cooke for employment in the Excise. Ibid.
Entry of a Treasury caveat in favour of Thomas Vincent against any composition of the 1200l. and 600l. granted to him out of the arrears of the first Poll Tax [assessed] on the proprietors of the New River Company; on which he has obtained judgment in the Exchequer after being at 300l. expense therein. Caveat Book, p. 53.
May 25.Privy seal for 300l. for equipage and 2l. a day as ordinary to Abraham Stanyan as Secretary to the Extraordinary Embassy to France: with the usual clause for his extraordinaries. King' Warrant Book XX, p. 127.
Treasury warrant dormant to the Receipt for tallies of pro on the Excise for 10,972l. 19s. 3¾d. and 1236l. 16s. 1½d. per an. to Catherine, Queen Dowager as by her patents of grant of 1672 Dec. 20 and 1674 Oct. 9. Money Book XIV, p. 367.
May 25.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 10,401l. 16s. 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 to the clearing the several Regiments now standing viz. from March 25 last to May 25 inst., the offreckonings for clothing being deducted. Disposition Book XV, p. 50.
May 26.Royal warrant to Peregrine Bertie, Vice Chamberlain of the Household, to deliver to the minister and churchwardens of the parish of St. Anne's within the Liberties of Westminster the organ now remaining in the Chapel at St. James's formerly called the Queen Dowager's Chapel: no use being made of the same and they having petitioned for a grant of it. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 124.
Same to the Attorney and Solicitor General for a great seal to revoke the last Commission of Prizes and also the letters patent for granting the office of Receiver General of Prizes to James Herbert Esq: and further to authorise and empower the Treasury Lords to entrust such persons as they think fit to sue for and recover all prizes taken during the last war with France and not yet accounted for. Ibid, pp. 124–5.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal for payment of the yearly sum of 1500l. to Thomas, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Lord President of the Council, 1000l. thereof as in lieu of an allowance of 10 dishes every meal formerly made to the President of the Council and the remaining 500l. thereof as royal bounty: to commence from May 18 inst. being the day he took place as President of the Council. (The privy seal bears date May 31). Ibid, p. 126.
Royal sign manual for 260l. to Edward Hyde Esq. commonly called Visct. Cornbury: as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated May 30 hereon. (Money order dated 1699–1700 Jan. 5 hereon). Ibid, p. 126. Money Book XIV, p. 368. Order Book V, p. 80.
Same for 1000l. to Charles, Duke of Richmond: as royal bounty. (Money warrant dated May 30 hereon). (Money order dated June 5 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 127. Money Book XIV, p. 369. Order Book V, p. 92.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for revoking the grant to Charles Villiers and William Shaw (who is since deceased) of the office of one of the two searchers at Gravesend and for granting said office to Charles Villiers and John Harrison during pleasure: as amply &c. as Henry, Earl of Clarendon, William Chiffinch and Martin Fowkes (in trust for Thomas Chiffinch the other searcher there) have enjoyed or do enjoy the like office. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 128.
Same to the Clerk of the Signet for a privy seal to grant to George Moult, gent, the paper seized by William Travers between 1698 June 1 and Oct. 31 in the parish of St. Olave's Southwark as forfeited by John D' Graves, late of London merchant [for being unstamped] and condemned in the Exchequer and appraised at 728l. 15s. 1d. being 1701 reams of Merleaux; 1439 reams of foolscap and 1041 reams of pott. King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 134–5.
May 26.Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to Thomas Weaver Esq. of the office of Collector and Receiver of New York in America and its dependencies to collect all manner of Duties, dues and revenues due to the King for Customs, Excise, quit rents or by any other manner whatsoever: with the salary of 200l. per an. payable out of the revenue of New York or in default thereof out of any other the King's revenue or treasure: to commence from Lady day last: as amply &c. as Chidley Brook, Mathew Plowman or any others formerly enjoying said office: the patent to said Chidley Brook to be hereby made void. Ibid, p. 144.
Money warrant for 500l. each to Harry, Earl of Romney and Charles, Earl of Selkirk for half a year to 1698 June 24 as a Gentleman of the Bedchamber. (Money orders dated May 27 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 367. Order Book V, p. 79.
Same for 250l. each to James Stanley, John Sayers and Emanuell Scroop How for same time as Grooms of the Bedchamber. (Money orders dated May 27 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 367. Order Book V, p. 79.
Same for 300l. to Sir Robert Killigrew for three quarters to 1698 Sept. 29 on his pension. (Money order dated May 27 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 368. Order Book V, p. 80, 84. Disposition Book XV, p. 56.
Same for 2170l. 19s. 9d. to Philip Ryley for several works in all his Majesty's Parks. (Money order dated June 5 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 369. Order Book V, p. 85.
Same for 1265l. to the Trustees for Exchequer Bills, being 100l. each to nine Trustees and 365l. to Lionell Herne their Secretary and Accomptant for himself and clerks as per list attached; for one quarter to April 27 last on their respective allowances and salaries: to be satisfied by tallies of anticipation on the Tonnage and Poundage. (Money order dated May 26 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 370–1. Order Book V, p. 83.
Same for 2400l. to same, 1800l. thereof for six per cent. interest or reward for six months to May 1 inst. on their loan of 60,000l. for accomodation of the Subscriptions for circulating Exchequer Bills; and 600l. for one per cent. premium or allowance for half a year to Nov. 1 next for the said loan. (Money order ut supra). Money Book XIV, pp. 371–2. Order Book V, p. 83.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue as follows out of Civil List moneys, for servants appointed to attend the King in his expedition to Holland this summer: viz.
£s.d.
to the Cofferer for such of the Household servants as are [to go to Holland and are] payable in his Office, for half a year to June 24 16981160250
to the Treasurer of the Chamber for the [like] servants payable in his office for same half year including the Master of the Buckhounds491722
to the Earls of Romney and Selkirk as Gentlemen of the Bedchamber 500l. each1000
to Mr. Sayers, Mr. Stanley and Mr. How as Grooms of the Bedchamber 250l. each750
£1826972
Disposition Book XV, p. 50.
May 26.Same to the Treasurer of the Chamber to so pay the above 4917l. 2s. 2d.
Appending: a particular list of the said servants. Ibid, pp. 54–5.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 600l. to Lord Auverquere: out of same: being intended for the transportation of the King's horses to Holland.
200l. [? 400l.] to same out of same on the unsatisfied order in his name for the Stables. Ibid, p. 51.
Same to the Earl of Montague to pay (out of Wardrobe moneys in your hands) 1000l. to Phillip Guibbert for goods delivered and work done at Windsor, Hounslow, and elsewhere in part of his claim of 1574l. 15s. 3d. Ibid, p. 53.
Same to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 245l. 18s. 5d. out of Civil List moneys to the Earl of Montague [as Master of the Great Wardrobe] for said Guibbert in part of his said debt. Ibid.
Same to same to issue 1000l. and 1000l. to me, Lowndes, out of Civil List moneys: on any unsatisfied order for secret service. Ibid.
William Lowndes to Mr. Savage to pay forthwith into the Exchequer the 760l. in your hands of the King's part of a seizure of French silks. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 117.
Same to Mr. Hall to pay into the Exchequer to-morrow all moneys of the 2s. 6d. per barrel Excise, commonly called the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, same being wanted for the servants who are to attend the King into Holland this summer. Ibid.
Same to the [Stamped] Paper Commissioners to take from George Moult the King's costs in connection with the seizure of 4181 reams of paper of John D'Graves and thereupon to deliver to said Moult the privy seal for a grant to him of said paper. Ibid, p. 118.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of William Nash for a lease of lands in Co. Pembroke formerly in lease from Queen Elizabeth to Bowan and Woogan but long since expired and concealed from the Crown. Reference Book VII, p. 338.
May 26.Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of Richard Cull for a reversionary grant of the manor of Rosegate Co. York, and Crowland, Hogsthorpe, Barton, Barrow and Goxhill Co. Lincoln after the Queen Dowager's death (being of the value of 5–600l. per an.); and also the Duty of anlnage being about 997l. 1s. 11d. per an. Reference Book VII, p. 338.
Royal warrant to the Lords Justices of Ireland to direct the allowing in account to Bartholomew Van homrigh of 1000l. for his services as Commissary General of the provisions in Ireland since August 1693 and for his services in and about the transporting of our Troops from Ireland in 1696. After said allowance he will remain indebted 1438l. 19s. 10d. upon his account to the Crown which balance he is to pay before the said allowance be made him. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 505.
Same to the same for the payment to Col. Nicholas Purcell of such sums as the reserve rents (as in the King's warrant of March 8 last) amount to after payment of the 1000l. per an. to the Earl of Bellomont and 400l. per an. to Hellen Browne commonly called Viscountess Kinmare [Kenmare]: said Purcell having petitioned shewing that Sir Valentine Browne late called Visc. Kinmare had power by settlement made in 1684 to charge his estate for daughters' fortune and pursuant thereto did by his last will charge same with 3000l. for his daughter Elissa, petitioner's wife: as appears by reports of Henry, Lord Capell late Lord Deputy: further the said Viscount's estate having been granted to the Earl of Bellomont by patent of—29 in the 8th year of our reign: and further certain provision having been made for Hellen, wife of Sir Nicholas Browne, March 8 last, out of the same estates ut supra p. 297. Ibid, pp. 507–8.
Same to same for a patent under the great seal of Ireland for a grant to Richard, Earl of Ranelagh of a yearly pension or annuity of 300l. out of the Exchequer [Ireland] for 21 years from March 25 last: all by reason that Charles II granted him the like pension in 1671 for life, which in 1677, being very indisposed, he petitioned to surrender to Adam Loftus and Lemuell Kingdon in trust for him and his assigns "that so in case of his death the benefit of the said yearly pension might have accrued to his family during the lives of the said two trustees: which petition was granted by Charles II by patent of 1677 May 30 and by royal sign manual of 1684 Aug. 24 Charles II promised the due payment thereof as one of the conditions upon which said Earl surrendered the patent of Vice Treasurer of Ireland: that thereupon he received said pension till 1691 Dec. 29 but the two trustees being dead he has received no part thereof since. Ibid, p. 509.
Same to same for a patent under the great seal of Ireland for a grant to Phillip Harman of the forfeited lands as follows to his use for ever as of the Castle of Dublin in free and common socage: being the lands which were granted in custodiam to Charles, Earl of Mountrath ut supra Tr. Cal. XI, pp. 105–6 and of the clear yearly value of 984l. 14s. 1¾d.; which custodiam expired on May 14 inst.
Appending: detailed schedule of said lands certified by James Bonnell, Registrar of Forfeitures, being lands in the Barony of Salt Co. Kildare forfeited by the Earl of Tyrconnel and lands in the Baronyof Upper Ossory in Queen's County forfeited by Thomas Wise. all as follows: viz.
Forfeited lands of Earl Tyrconnel
Co. Kildare: Salt Barony
town and lands of Leixlip 60 acres: gross value 32l.: quit rent 1l. 4s. 2¼d.: clear value 30l. 15s. 9¾d.
town and lands of Oldtown 60 acres: rent 30l.: quit rent 1l. 4s. 3¼d.: clear value 28l. 15s. 8¾d.
Straffan 434 acres: gross value 200l.: quit rent 8l. 15s. 9d.: clear value 191l. 4s. 3d.
Barberstown 331 acres: gross value 120l.: quit rent 6l. 14s. 0½d.: clear value 113l. 5s. 11½d.
Loghlinstown 193 acres: gross value 80l.: quit rent 3l. 18s. 2½d.: clear value 76l. 1s. 9½d.
Ballymakelly and Shealestown 148 acres: gross value 55l.: quit rent 2l. 19s. 3d.: clear value 52l. 0s. 9d.
Stacumny 49 acres: gross value 20l.: quit rent 19s. 10d.: clear value 19l. 0s. 2d.
Ardress 160 acres: gross value 50l.: quit rent 3l. 4s. 9½d.: clear value 46l. 15s. 2½d.
Corballis 98 acres: gross value 32l.: quit rent 1l. 19s. 8d.: clear value 30l. 0s. 4d.
Killwarten 346 acres: gross value 82l.: quit rent 7l. 0s. 1½d.: clear value 74l. 19s. 10½d.
Kilteele, Cromwellstown and Blackchurch 1439 acres and 1087 acres of unprofitable land: gross value 180l.: quit rent 29l. 6s. 9d.: clear value 150l. 13s. 3d.
Tobberkavin 120 acres: gross value 30l.: quit rent 2l. 8s. 7d.: clear value 27l. 11s. 5d.
half Welshestown 80 acres: gross value 25l.: quit rent 1l. 14s. 10d.: clear value 23l. 5s. 2d.
the Rectory of Killadowin, Kilteele and Donoghcomper gross value 85l.: quit rent 6l. 7s. 6d.: clear value 78l. 12s. 6d.
Forfeited lands of Thomas Wise
Queen's County: Upper Ossory Barony
Codaghmore and Codaghbegg 298 acres; Ballycheny and Inniskilly 172 acres; Karrygeen and Clonfadda [acreage not stated]: total gross value 55l.: quit rent 13l. 8s. 0¾d.: clear value 41l. 11s. 11¼d.
Total acreage 3988 profitable and 1087 unprofitable: total gross value 1076l.: total quit rents 91l. 5s. 10¼d.: total clear or net yearly value 984l. 14s. 1¾d.
Ibid, pp. 510–11.
May 27.Privy seal for 4l. a day to John, Visct. Lonsdale, Lord Privy Seal, as in lieu of the ancient diet of 16 dishes of meat heretofore settled and allowed to the Keeper of the Privy Seal. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 182.
Treasury fiat for royal letters patent to constitute John Kent junr., as collector of Lynn Regis port loco Robert Thorowgood deceased. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 21.
May 29.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 300l. to the Earl of Montague for one week's allowance to May 27 to the Great Wardrobe.
800l. to the Earl of Bradford, Cofferer, for same for the Household.
400l. to Henry D' Nassau for same for the Stables.
200l. to Thomas Lloyd, Paymaster of the Works, towards the estimate for the building at Hampton Court.
600l. to the Earl of Portland for same for the Privy Purse.
Disposition Book XV, pp. 48, 49, 52.
Same to the Customs Commissioners for their officers to attend during "these holidays" for the despatch of the King's servants and goods going into Holland, that there may be no delay. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 118.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of William, Earl of Rochford, for a reversionary grant of the houses and tenements on the north side of Piccadilly from the pump to the Sun Tavern at Sackville Street end in Sackville Street and 10 other streets detailed, now in grant to the late Earl of St. Albans. Reference Book VII, p. 338.
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices, Ireland. We have laid before the King your letter of Feb. 24 last in which you recommend a grant to Col. Toby Purcell of 400l. per an. of forfeited lands. It is the King's pleasure that you send a schedule of forfeited lands to that value. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 514.
May 30.Royal warrant [to the Attorney or Solicitor General] for a great seal to constitute Francis Godolphin (son and heir of Sidney, Lord Godolphin) as one of the four Tellers of the Receipt loco Henry Carew deceased. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 130.
Same to same for a same to grant to Henry Mordaunt the office of Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance with the usual fee of 40l. per an. payable at the Exchequer and all other fees and profits thereof: all loco Charles Bertie whose grant of the said office is hereby to be determined. Ibid., p. 131.
Same to the Treasury for 548l. 10s. 6d. to William Blathwayte who served the last year as Secretary of State in the Low Countries: 348l. 10s. 6d. thereof for disbursements for intelligence and postage and 200l. which he is to pay to correspondent beyond sea pursuant to the King's command. (Money warrant dated May 30 hereon). (Money order dated June 7 hereon). Ibid, p. 134. Money Book XIV, p. 372. Order Book V, p. 85.
Same for 2232l. to same "for his service and attendance on us as Secretary of State in the progresses which we made into Holland and other countries in the year 1698." (Money warrant dated May 30 hereon). (Money order dated June 7 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 134. Money Book XIV, p. 372. Order Book V, p. 85.
May 30.Same for 1500l. to Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, late a Principal Secretary of State: for secret service: without account. (Money warrant dated May 30 hereon). (Money order dated June 5 hereon). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 136. Money Book XIV, p. 378. Order Book V, p. 90.
Same for 3000l. to Charles, Earl of Manchester, and 500l. to George Hastings Esq. commonly called Lord Hastings: as royal bounty. (Money warrants dated May 30 hereon). (Money orders dated June 5 hereon). (Letter of direction dated June 8 for payment of said 500l. to Lord Hastings out of Civil List moneys). King's Warrant Book XX, p. 136. Money Book XIV, p. 378. Order Book V, pp. 90, 106. Disposition Book XV, p. 69.
Royal warrant to the Attorney or Solicitor General for a great seal for a grant to George Booth of an annuity or yearly pension of 600l. for 21 years from Lady day last: to be payable out of the Tenths of the diocese of York: he first to make a surrender of the great seal [of 13 April 1697] which made him a grant of the like annuity out of the Tenths of the clergy for seven years from 1696 Xmas: all in consideration of his many good and faithful services. King's Warrant Book XX, pp. 137–8.
Money warrant for 482l. to Abraham Stanyan to wit 300l. for equipage and 182l. for a quarter's ordinary in advance as Secretary to the Embassy to France. (Money order dated May 31 hereon). Money Book XIV, p. 369. Order Book V, p. 84.
The like warrant ut supra p. 330 for distribution 14,819l. 6s. 6d. towards Deficient Funds as by the Act 8 and 9 Wm. III, c. 20 for Deficiencies: said sum being receipts as follows between 2 May and 30 May last viz. 5980l. on the Windows; 2537l. 4s. 2d. on Additional Impositions; 1940l. 5s. 9d. on Salt; 4361l. 16s. 7d. on Paper: the distribution to be as follows:
Fund.The Deficiencies as computed by Act of Parliament.How they stood upon the Register at May 30.The distribution
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
First 4s. Aid556221055562210515914
Third 4s. Aid407372034028270311691
Fourth 4s. Aid917101138984456726331211¼
Second Quarterly Poll89275134887751342567
Three fourths of the Customs2134471592114471596121810¾
Salt17115000015907461664914180
Two thirds of the Additional Excise1600000012905411114599
Additional Impositions445177744400000012788
Vellum & Parchment224114723560176431110
Marriages6480000064800000186018
Wines & Vinegar,14618119146181194191510
Tonnage and Poundage142666714266674091311
5160459144989369191481966
Money Book XIV, p. 375–6.
May 30.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 18,492l. 11s. 3d. 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: viz.
£s.d.
for two weeks' subsistence to June 18th next to the Standing Troops8201120
for same to Collingwood's Regiment in the West Indies299132
for same to the Regiment of Fusiliers301118
for same to the four Companies of Invalids22754
for same to the Commissaries of the Musters4554
for 12 weeks' subsistence to same date to the Provost Marshal and his men7180
in full of the arrear of subsistence to the Garrisons to Dec. 31 last at 668l. 13s. 6d. per month1671139
to clear the allowance of half pay officers of Horse, Dragoons and Foot from Jan. 8 last to March 25 last at 91l. 7s. 2d. per diem767420
£18492113
Disposition Book XV, p. 55.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Brigadier D'Offarrell for 693l. 10s. 0d. due to him for recruiting the Scotch Regiment of Fusiliers in Flanders in 1689 and 1690. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 118.
Treasury warrant to the Customs Commissioners to pay 30l. to Henry Nash, Commander of the Customs smack at Gravesend, for so much expended by him in public seizures by direction of the said Commissioners and immediately of the Secretary of State &c. Out Letters (Customs) XIV, p. 27.
Treasury reference to the Surveyor General of Crown Lands of the petition of the inhabitants of the parish of St. Martins and St. James's shewing that several of said inhabitants having employments under the King or the Prince and Princess of Denmark or being Members of Parliament have frequent occasion to repair to Whitehall &c. and it would be a great convenience to have a passage through some part of the ground called the Wilderness into St. James's Park: therefore praying a grant of same for 99 years they being at the charge of building a wall betwixt the said passage and the King's other ground. Reference Book VII, p. 339.
Same to the Commissioners for setting Fines on Alienations of the petition of Nicho Whitaker shewing that he advanced 30l. to Mr. Courthop on his salary as one of the said Commissioners which he prays may be allowed him upon his account of the said Office. Ibid, p. 340.
Same to the Agents for Taxes of the petition of Richard Gibson, Surveyor of the Window Tax for Co. Kent, praying an allowance of 82l. 10s. 0d. for his extraordinary pains in raising the said revenue above 600l. per an. "more than it was in the county for which he was surveyor." Ibid.
May 30.The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Brigadier Offarell praying that out of 529l. 5s. 5½d. per an. rent reserved upon a custodiam which he obtained of lands in Ireland only a proportionable part of what he actually held may be charged upon him as he was defeated of the greatest part of the lands contained therein. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 511.
Same to same. We have laid before his Majesty Elizabeth Wandesford's petition shewing that she has not received the benefit of the custodiam ut supra Tr. Cal. XI, p. 441; and also your Lordship's letter thereupon. It is the King's pleasure that you transmit to us a list of forfeited lands to the value of 200l. per an. clear [in order to a grant to her]. Ibid.
Same to same for a similar list of lands as will make up the grant to Rudolph Kien to the value of 300l. per an. which the King first intended: all on the said Keen's petition for reprizals "and that part thereof may be the forfeiture of Sir John Fleming's lands." Ibid, p. 512.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of the Bishop of Ossory for easing the clergy of his diocese of an additional charge laid on them by mistake for the rent of several forfeited impropriations which they hold by grant from the Crown. Ibid, p. 514.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Francis, Earl of Longford praying a grant of a mortgage upon part of his estate called White Fryers in the suburbs of Dublin which is forfeited to the King by the outlawry of Sir Daniell Arthur. Ibid.
KensingtonRoyal warrant to same for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland for a grant to Thomas Ashe of Dublin of the King's title to the moiety of the manor of Moone in the Barony of Kilkea and Moone Co. Kildare claimed by the Crown by the attainder of James Dempsey: to hold as of the Castle of Dublin in free and common socage: he having purchased said moiety for 1000l. from Honora Dempsey (widow of said James) and Thomas Dempsey (son of said James); and the said lands by the [? eventual] death of said Honora descended [? would descend] to said Thomas with remainders to John, Charles and Nicholas Dempsey and under the said reversions there is a fee simple left in said James who is outlawed for high treason; by reason whereof the said Ashe is advised that his purchase may be insecure as the said James's fee simple may by said attainder come [eventually] in the Crown; and it further appearing that the said Ashe is a known Protestant and on that account did suffer in the late times and was well affected to the King and Government. Ibid, pp. 515–6.
Kensington.Same to same for a same to grant to Joost, Earl of Albemarle of the yearly rent or sum of 404l. 17s. 10¾d. part of the yearly quit rent of 458l. 17s. 0¾d. out of the estate late of Daniell, late Visct. Clare; and also the yearly sum of 54l. 4s. 11d. part of the quit rent of 54l. 9s. 11d. out of the estate of Redmond and Hugh Mullady in Co. Westmeath: the present grant to commence from the date of the patent granted 1697–8 Feb. 26 to said Earl in pursuance of the royal warrant dated Loo 1697 Sept. 15: the said Earl having petitioned shewing that under the said patent of 1697–8 the estate in Co. Clare of the late Visct. Clare is charged with the quit rent of 457l. 17s. 7¾d. which exceeds by 404l. 17s. 10¾d. the reduced rent of 53l. 19s. 9d. due and payable only for that part of the said estate which lies in Co. Clare; and similarly that the estate of Redmond and Hugh Mullady is charged with the quit rent of 54l. 9s. 11d. though their whole estate in Co. Westmeath (part whereof is already granted to Thomas Keightley Esq. and part to Sir Thomas Domville) was only charged at the time of its forfeiture with the yearly Crown rent of 10s.: by all which the said Earl is deprived of the King's grace and favoured intended to him in the said patent. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 516–8.
May 30.The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland. On reading the petition of Elizabeth Caldwell for a reward for some gunpowder which she supplied to several garrisons in Ireland upon the late happy Revolution, the King has declared his pleasure that 150l. per an. be granted to her for life out of the forfeited estates in Ireland. Please send a schedule of undisposed lands to that amount. Ibid, p. 518.
Same to same to report on the enclosed petiton [missing] of Honora Dempsey for a grant of a mortgage of 900l. on the interest forfeited to the King by her late husband's outlawry for high treason. Ibid.
Kensington.Royal warrant to same to pay the further sum of 500l. to Tregonwell Frampton to complete 1000l. intended by the King's letter of 1698 April 4 as in lieu of the benefit which the King intended him by the royal warrant of 1696 April 22 which directed a grant to William Watson in trust for said Frampton of the forfeited estates of David Nagle and Peirce Nagle; the said Frampton having represented about a year since that he had not then proceeded further in the said grant, whereupon the King condescended to the said 1000l. benefit in lieu thereof as above. Care is to be taken that no grant do pass of the said estate under the said royal warrant. Ibid, p. 519.
The Treasury Lords to same. We have laid before the King your letter of Feb. 3 last recommending the petiton of Baron Cortling D' Ronsele for some mark of royal favour and bounty. You are to send a list of so many forfeited lands as amount to 200l. per an. value. Ibid, p. 520.
Royal warrant to same to exonerate and discharge Elizabeth Ald worth and the heirs &c. of Boyle Aldworth her late husband from the 796l. 1s. 6d. arrear of Crown rent remaining due at 1698 Sept. 29: all by reason of his great loss by the burning of his mansion house and towns by the Irish army: the said estate being now set at 40l. per an. above the Crown rent. Ibid, pp. 520–1.
May 30.The Treasury Lords to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Robert, Earl of Roscommon for a grant of the Vice Admiralty of Leinster or the royalty of the Fishery in Ireland in consideration of his sufferings and of the ruin of his estate by the late wars. Ibid, p. 521.
Royal warrant to same for a patent to pass the great seal of Ireland for a grant to William Shee of the farm or lands called New Park in the city of Kilkenny held by him by lease from the Duke of Ormonde and forfeited to the Crown: he having petitioned shewing that although never concerned in any way in the late rebellion he was by mistake indicted and outlawed for high treason and his said lands thereupon seized into the hands of the Crown: all which is confirmed by the late Lord Deputy. Ibid, p. 522.
Same to same for a same for a grant to Robert Craghead, Alexander Hutchinson, Ja. Bruce, Fra Tredall, John McBridge, John Malcome, John Hutchinson and Archibald Rose for themselves and the rest of the Presbyterian Ministers in the north of Ireland of the like annuity or yearly pension of 1200l. as was directedgranted by the warrant of the late Queen of 1691 Aug. 10 to Patrick Adair, Alexander Hutchinson, Archibald Hamilton, Robert Craghead, Hugh Willson, Robert Henry and William Adair under the like trust: by reason that five of the said original grantees are now dead. It is hereby to be payable during pleasure from the time to which said former annuity has been paid: to be distributed as they shall appoint among the rest of the Presbyterian ministers in the north of Ireland. Ibid, pp. 523–4. King's Warrant Book XX, p. 143.
Same to same for a grant under the Exchequer seal of Ireland to Charles Dering of a further custodiam for seven years from 1698 Lady day, of the several forfeited lands of which he was granted a custodiam by direction of the royal sign manual of 1696 April 30 ut supra Tr. Cal. Vol. XI, pp. 121–2. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, pp. 524–5.
The Treasury Lords to same to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of John Percivall for a grant of the reversion of certain lands formerly the property of Walter Nangle an outlawed person: as in lieu of money due to said Percivall on account of the Hospitals in Ireland. Ibid VIII, p. 2.
May 31.Money warrant for 20l. to William Gordon, clerk, for his passage to Barbados as Chaplain. (Money order dated June 1 hereon). (William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt dated June 6 to pay same out of Civil List moneys). Money Book XIV, p. 369. Order Book V, p. 84. Disposition Book XV, p. 56.
William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue 1000l. to me, Lowndes: out of Civil List moneys: on the unsatisfied order in my name for secret service. Disposition Book XV, p. 53.
Same to same to issue 5000l. to the Navy Treasurer on the unsatisfied order in his name: out of loans on the Land Tax: to be applied to bills of exchange and imprests. Ibid, p. 55.
May 31.William Lowndes to the Auditor of the Receipt to issue out of Civil List moneys 482l. to Abraham Stanyan who is going Secretary to the embassy for France. Disposition Book XV, p. 55.
Same to Mr. Shales, and to Mr. Marriott, to attend my Lords on Friday about the salary payable to the schoolmaster of Appleby out of the [Crown] revenues of Cumberland. Out Letters (General) XVI, p. 119.
Same to Mr. Hewit to attend ut supra on a letter from Sir Henry Gough relating to a messenger distraining for fee farm rents in Staffordshire. Ibid.
Same to the Earl of Ranelagh to report on the enclosed memorial [missing] of the Earl of Oxford concerning the chirurgeon of his Regiment. Ibid.
Same to Henry Baker to prosecute the following persons unless they speedily comply with the order for delivering back into the Jewel House the King's plate as follows:
Appending: an account of plate delivered out of the Jewel House by indenture.
Earl of Castlemaine [ounces]8305
Earl of Sandwich5229
Earl of Montague6959
Earl of Bath7336
Earl of Mulgrave1161
Lord Dartmouth1477
Earl of Faversham1008
Earl of Peterborough1069
Countess of Peterborough1009
Earl of Yarmouth1002
Earl of Macclesfield7172
Sir Jos. Williamson9253
Admiral Russell728
Earl of Nottingham1015
Earl of Dorset1126
Lord Sydney1382
Earl of Pembroke6859
Earl of Jersey7958
Lord Lexinton6820
Earl of Sunderland1246
Earl of Manchester6741
Earl of Portland6885
Ibid, p. 120.91740
The Treasury Lords to the Lords Justices of Ireland to report on the enclosed petition [missing] of Helena Dering praying a grant of 120l. per an. of forfeited lands in Ireland, in consideration of the loss of her husband in the service and of her not receiving above 40l. per an. of the King's intended grant of 120l. per an.; and praying for discharge of her present custodiam rent. The King is disposed to continue the custodiam and to discharge the rent but not to grant the lands. Out Letters (Ireland) VII, p. 521.