Secret Service Payments
William Jephson

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'Secret Service Payments: William Jephson', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 17: 1702 (1939), pp. 561-589. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=87394 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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William Jephson's Secret Service Account.

1690 Midsummer quarter. 25 March to 24 June.

(T 38/734, folios 36–46).

Debit or charge.£s.d.
Balance of last account652011
1690, April 2,money received of Mr. Maynard [one of the four Tellers of the Receipt] in further part of the order of 31 December, 1689 [supra, p. 548, for 25,000l. for secret service]: out of Customs60000
May 3,money received of Mr. Loving [another of the said Tellers]: out of Hearthmoney99480
May 15,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of arrears of Hearthmoney965130
May 17,money received of Mr. Maynard in full of the order of December 31 last for 25,000l. for secret service: out of loans on Customs22120
money received of ditto in part of an order of March 8 inst. for 25,000l. for secret service: out of loans on Customs22780
May 23,money received of Mr. Howard [another of the said Tellers]: out of loans on Customs941155
May 26,money received of Mr. Loving [another of the said Tellers]: out of loans on Customs60000
May 30,money received of Mr. Villiers 1175l. 15s. 0d. out of loans on the Temporary Excise and 124l. 5s. 0d. out of Tenths130000
money received of ditto: out of loans on the Temporary Excise100000
money received of ditto: out of loans on ditto300000
June 3,money received of ditto: out of loans on Customs250000
June 4,money received of ditto: out of loans on the Additional 12d. Aid made by Mr. Tho. Robson120000
money received of ditto: out of loans on Customs150000
1690, June 6,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of Hearthmoney621810½
June 7,money received of ditto in full of the order of 8 March, 1689–90: out of loans on the additional 12d. Aid26744
money received of ditto in part of an order of the 6th inst. for 25,000l. for secret service: out of loans on the Additional 12d. Aid "So far my Coz[en] Arnold doth account [for the] fees"582515
June 21,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of loans on the Customs: [and is] for Lord Mulgrave200000
£4096367
Credits or Payments.
£s.d.
1690, March 27,paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from the 25th inst. to April 22 next on his allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid Sir John Trevor, Speaker of the House of Commons, as of his Majesty's free gift to defray the charge of his equipage in that service: paid Exchequer fees [hereon]; Mr. Jephson remits his fee100000
April 1,paid Joseph Bennet, as of his Majesty's bounty, to carry him over into Ireland: in pursuance of his Majesty's order in Council of March 29 last2000
April 4,paid John Germaine in further part of 4225l. in repayment of so much lent his Majesty: clear [of fees]: per John Rogers30000
April 5,paid James Roach for 3 months to May 1 next on his allowance of 40l. per an.: clear [of fees]1000
April 7,paid Joseph Herne, Esq., to be by him remitted into Holland for his Majesty's service and he hath this day given bills to my Lord Shrewsbury payable to my Lord Dursley his Majesty's Envoy at the Hague: clear [of fees]500000
April 9,paid John Dwyre for 37 days from March 3 last to date hereof on his allowance of 2s. per diem3140
1690, April 11,paid Tho. Bendysh for the charges of passing a privy seal to authorise the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers of the late Poll and Additional Poll19106
April 12,paid William Fanshaw, Esq., for March 15 last to date hereof, on his allowance of 40s. per week800
April 17,paid George Payne [as royal] bounty for his service in coming from Dublin and giving his Majesty an account of affairs there: as also the charges of his journey3000
April 19,paid Alexander Irwynne in full of the charges for his maintaining, and disbursements on, William Irwin the boy who carried Intelligence between Major General Kirke and the inhabitants of Londonderry in the time of the siege there2000
April 24,paid Col. Geo. Phillips who was sent over from the inhabitants of Londonderry with an Address to his Majesty: [as royal] bounty to carry him and his family into Ireland: in pursuance of his Majesty's order of the 10 April inst.5000
April 26,paid Capt. Phillip Howard for last Lady quarter on his allowance of 120l. per an.: clear [of fees]3000
April 30,paid Mr. Thomas Bendysh for the charges of passing 2 privy seals, one for loans on the Temporary Excise, the other to authorise the Treasury Lords to appoint Receivers General of the Poll money: clear [of fees]42130
May 1,paid Dame Eliz. Lenthall for last Xmas quarter on an allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid William Wekett, deputy to John Langwith, messenger: for last Lady day quarter on his allowance of 20l. per an. for extraordinary service in carrying letters and doing other services: clear [of fees]500
1690, May 2,paid Tho. Smeaton, late one of the Messengers attending the Treasury: for same quarter on an allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear of fees]500
paid Mary Bococke, widow, for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Charles Godfrey, Esq., for last Lady day quarter on his allowance or annuity of 1000l.: clear [of fees]25000
paid Katherine Ironmonger, daughter of Agmondisham Pickayes, for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an.: clear [of fees]1000
paid Mary Brinknell alias Holtby for same quarter on her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Hester D'Civill for same quarter upon her allowance of 31l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]7100
paid Hellen Prideaux for same quarter on her allowance of 30l. per an.: clear of fees]7100
paid Eliza[beth] Madge, alias Ogleby for same quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Antho. Seagar 87l. 7s. 0d. for provisions by him bought for the Treasury Chambers in last Lady day quarter and 10l. for his salary for same time as Office Keeper [of the Treasury Chambers]: clear [of fees]9770
May 3,paid Mary Nevill for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]12100
paid Sophia Nevill for same quarter on her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]12100
paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from April 22 last to the 22nd inst. on his allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
1690, May 5,paid Nicho Estoll for last Michaelmas quarter on an allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]42100
paid Eleanor Ross for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
May 6,paid Anne Ashbury, widow: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]4000
paid Joyce Greeting, widow for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Lewis Maria Gwillims for same quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty clear [of fees]: per Isa[bel] Gwillims1000
May 7,paid Richard Yates for same quarter on his allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid William Aldham for same quarter on his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]1000
paid Mary Watson [the like: this entry is entered at the end of the quarter's account instead of here]1000
paid Tho. Silver for same quarter on the allowance of 20l. per an. for his wife, necessary woman to Charles II, for her service to Charles II and in consideration of her present indisposition: clear [of fees]500
paid Eliz[abeth], widow of Tho. Loup for same quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]: per William Loup1000
May 8,paid Alice Baggot, widow, for same quarter on her allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]500
paid Mrs. Jane Davies [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]: per Joshua White5000
paid Susanna Woodward for last Xmas quarter on an allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]12100
1690, May 9,paid Richard Jenings for same quarter on an allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
May 10,paid Mary Mitchell alias Ross for same quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
May 12,paid William Fanshaw for 4 weeks from April 12 to this day on his allowance of 40s. a week: clear [of fees]800
paid John Lee for last Xmas quarter on an allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]12100
May 14,paid Dame Eliz[abeth] Lenthall for last Lady day quarter on [her] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
May 15,paid William Watson, Elias La Fountaine, Rudolph Kein, John Sewell, Max. Van Namen and J. Smith, Pages of his Majesty's Bedchamber viz. 30l. for washing of the sheets etc. of the Lords, Grooms and Pages of the Bedchamber for a year ended 13 February last and 6l. for charges of carrying the said sheets to and from Kensington, Hampton Court and other places: clear [of fees]: per the said Watson and La Fountaine3600
May 17,paid Bernard Greenvile for one one year's rent due at Xmas last of Mote Park which is laid into the Great Park at Windsor: paid fees[hereon]30000
paid Henry Ruvigny [as royal] bounty to the 2 children of Mr. D'Brassalaye to place them in Eton College: clear [of fees]2500
paid Henry D'Marais sent express to his Majesty from Dundalk by the Duke of Schomberg: [as royal] bounty for and in consideration of that service: clear [of fees]: per Mr. Andrew Barry5000
paid Mr. Tho. Langley for so much by him expended for the relief of poor Dutch seamen and soldiers at Harwich in February and March, 1689–90: clear [of fees]: per John Gough22130
1690, May 19,paid the Countess of Newburgh for rent of Bagshot for 3 quarters ended at Xmas last: clear [of fees]: per Mr. Robins7500
paid Thomas Bendyshe for the charge of passing a privy seal for loans on the Act of Tonnage and Poundage: clear [of fees]2206
paid William Lover [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees] for the quarter (as supposed) ended at Lady day last25000
May 20,paid William Brockman, Esq. to be by him distributed and paid to the several and respective persons that apprehended Col. Finch, Mr. Rowland Tempest and a Frenchman in Kent and [for] bringing them to town: as his Majesty's reward to them for their said service: clear [of fees]6000
May 21,paid John Dwyre for 42 days from April 9 last to this day on his allowance of 2s. a day440
May 22,paid Henry Powle, Speaker of the [House of Commons in the] late Parliament, for 63 days from November 25 last to January 27 last on his allowance of 5l. a day: as his Majesty's bounty to him in that service: clear [of fees]: per Mr. Geo. Crips31500
paid Ann Fitzharris for 4 weeks from the 2nd inst. to the 30th inst. on her allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]600
paid Robert Hughes, Coroner of Flintshire, to reimburse him the like sum expended in securing several Irish Papists about 30 in number that were making towards the Welsh coast with a design of getting over into Ireland: and [for] carrying them to Chester free: by Major General Kirke's order:18170
May 23,paid Tho. Bendysh for the charge of passing a privy seal for the Reprizing of Fee Farm Rents: clear [of fees]24198
1690, May 23,paid Peter Isaac, Esq. to be by him paid over to several purveyors and servants that came over with the King, for provisions delivered and for salaries due for the month of January, February and March, 1688–9 before the Establishment of the Household was settled: paid fees [hereon]2656150
paid the Earl of Warrington [as royal] bounty: paid Exchequer fees [hereon]50000
May 24,paid Sir John Lowther of Lowther, bart. as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: paid Exchequer fees [hereon]60000
paid Sir James Jefferys, kt. [as royal] bounty: [he] pays fees20000
paid Thomas Firmin [as] his Majesty's bounty for and towards the relief of the Irish Protestants: clear [of fees]100000
paid Sir John Trevor, Speaker of the House of Commons, for 56 days March 30 last to the 14th inst. on his allowance of 5l. a day as of his Majesty's bounty for his service in that station: paid Exchequer fees [hereon]: per Samuell Gwillims28000
paid Titus Oates for 4 weeks from the 22nd to June 19 next on his allowance of 10l. per week4000
paid Sir John Morgan, bart., Governor of Chester in part of 1447l. by him disbursed and expended for the use and service of their Majesties in his Government: to 29 September last according to a bill signed [by him]: paid fees [hereon]50000
paid James Johnston, Esq., Envoy to the Elector of Brandenburg: [as royal] bounty: per Mr. James Fowlis: paid fees [hereon]50000
May 26,paid Stephen Evance for interest at 6 per cent. of 30,000l. by him lent to his Majesty on the Poll on or about the 20th inst.: [to wit] to the 20th of August next: clear [of fees]45000
1690, May 26,paid to same as of his Majesty's free gift and royal bounty by way of reward for and in consideration of services by him performed for his Majesty: clear60000
May 27,paid the Duke of Ormonde: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]60000
paid John Braguier [as royal] bounty for and towards the relief of the French Protestants: clear [of fees]180000
paid Sir Henry Fane [as royal] bounty: [he] paid fees [hereon]20000
paid Alexander Irwin [as royal] bounty in pursuance of an order of the 24th May from the Committee for Irish Affairs: clear [of fees]2000
May 28,paid Mr. Rudolph Kein as his Majesty's bounty for one year's riding charges: clear [of fees]20000
paid Tho. Papillon, Esq. to be by him returned [forwarded by bills of exchange] to the Mayor and aldermen of Dover to be by them distributed to the persons concerned in the taking of Col. Butler, Mr. Ashton, Mr. Lane, Mr. Mathews and one Butler a servant to Col. Butler as they were making their escape into France and brought to Dover: as a reward of their good service: clear [of fees]3000
paid Charles Mountague to be by him distributed to the persons that took Captain Scudimore, Capt. Yarburgh and some others at or near Malden and thence brought them to town: for and in consideration of their expenses and as a reward for their fidelity and care in this service: clear [of fees]4000
May 29,paid Samuel Langford for the charges of passing a great seal for a pension of 60l. per an. payable to Jane Browning, the widow of Micha[el] Browning, Commander of the ship Mountjoy of Londonderry, who was killed in breaking the bomb [boom] on the river of Derry in Ireland: clear [of fees]23106
1690, May 30,paid Sir Robert Southwell, kt., his Majesty's Secretary of State for Ireland, [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]60000
paid George Clarke, Esq. appointed by his Majesty to attend him as Secretary at War in this his Expedition into Ireland: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]30000
May 31,paid Alice Elliot, widow for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 20l. per an. as of her Majesty's free gift and royal bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Auberry, Earl of Oxford [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]100000
paid Robert Dodesworth [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Robert Stephens, Messenger of the Press, 50l. for one year's salary to Xmas last and 10l. for incident charges for that year: paid fees [hereon]6000
June 3,paid William, Lord Bryan [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]30000
paid Tho. Fry, Tho. Gummins, Joan Head and Jane Mills 2l. 10s. 0d. each for one quarter to March 13 last on their respective yearly pensions: clear [of fees]. In the margin: Gravesend pensioners1000
paid Ursula Clarke, Joane Lance, Kath. Roberts and William Bawcombe each 2l. 10s. 0d. for same quarter [as above: as Gravesend pensioners see supra p. 570]1000
paid Rudolph Kein, Esq. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]300000
paid his Majesty: clear [of fees]400000
June 4,paid Tho. Robson [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]120000
June 6,paid George Holder for last Lady day quarter on his annuity of 20l. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Thomas, Lord Willoughby [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Jane Adams, relict of Capt. Robert Adams deceased, for her support in consideration of her said husband's losses and services at Londonderry: by order [of the Committee for Irish Affairs] dated 4 June, 1690: clear [of fees]1000
1690, June 6,paid Thomas, Lord Morley and Mounteagle [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid the Duchess of Buckingham for half a year to Michaelmas last on her allowance of 1200l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]60000
June 7,paid James Roach for one year to May 1 next upon his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: by advance, to enable him to return into Ireland4000
paid Eliza[beth] Foulk, wife of Garrat Foulk now in gaol at Galway in Ireland: in consideration of her own and her husband's services and sufferings2000
June 9,paid Tho. Fox for 6 months ended at Lady day last for the maintenance of Mrs. Fitzharris's children3900
paid Tho. Fox by way of reward at the rate of 2 per cent. per an. for the loan of 20,000l. by him lent on the Customs: to wit for 5 months ended March 25 last: [he] paid [fees hereon] 2l. 14s. 3d.16596
paid the Countess of Mountrath [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]30000
paid the Marquess of Carmarthen for last Lady day quarter on his pension of 3500l. per an. [as royal] bounty: [he] paid fees [hereon]87500
paid Andrew Gellibrand, clerk [as royal] bounty towards the charges of his transportation to New York whither he is going chaplain: clear [of fees]2000
paid the Duke of Ormonde for last Xmas quarter on his pension of 2500l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]62500
paid Joseph Hanmer, Dr. in Divinity, towards the charges of his transportation to New York whither he is going to be chaplain to the Garrison: clear [of fees]2000
1690, June 9,paid Ste. Evance, assignee of the Earl of Oxford: as bounty to the said Earl: paid fees [hereon]200000
June 12,paid Thomas Frankland [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]20000
paid Katherine Leslie, widow, [as royal] bounty: paid [fees hereon]5000
paid Philip Madox for himself and others, underclerks of the [Privy] Council, for his and their pains and expenses in attending the Committee for the Affairs of Ireland during the last year: clear [of fees]10000
paid Francis Langford [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]12500
paid Dame Joane Howard: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
June 13,paid Thomas Harris, Esq. Mayor of Haverford West for the like sum expended by that town for the subsistence of several prisoners according to a bill thereof of January 3 last signed by the said Mayor: clear [of fees]34154
paid John Woollaston for the use of his father, Richard Woollaston, viz. 90l. for a moiety of 180l. charged on his father for 20,000l. stock and money by virtue of the 2s. Aid and the Additional 12d. Aid; and 50l. as a moiety of 100l. parcel of 105l. charged upon him for stock by virtue of the late Poll Act, the Review of the Poll and the Additional Poll: [all by reason of] 10,000l., part of the said 20,000l., being lent to his Majesty and at this time unpaid [back]: clear [of fees]14000
paid Robert Squibb for so much due to him from the Marquess D'Albyville on account of fees paid by him to several officers for passing warrants to discharge the Exchequer of several sums of money advanced there and for other services by him performed: clear [of fees]2566
June 14,paid Dame Eliz[abeth], Countess Dowager of Arthur, Earl of Anglesea [as royal] bounty clear [of fees]: to repay the Marquess of Carmarthen20000
1690, June 18,paid Percivall Brunskill [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
June 19,paid Capt. Thomas Langley, of Harwich, for so much by him disbursed for the relief of poor Dutch passengers in the months of April and May last: clear [of fees]37100
paid Helen Prediaux for last Lady day quarter upon her allowance of 30l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]7100
paid Capt. Richard Legg in consideration of his sufferings and to enable him to return into their Majesties' service in Ireland: clear [of fees]1500
paid Aaron Smith viz. 30l. as well for the charges as loss of time of William Lloyd of Tenby, Wales, in respect of his being summoned as a witness against Mr. Croane, convict of treason on his trial at the Old Bailey; and 20l. for Richard Roch, mariner, as well for his charge as loss of time in attending as a witness at the said trial: clear [of fees]5000
June 20,paid Mary Brincknell upon her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid the Countess of Newburgh for last Lady day quarter's rent of Bagshot: clear [of fees]2500
paid Sir Eliab Harvey, Lieutenant of Waltham Forest for one year ended at Lady day last for himself, the Keepers, Rangers and Woodward of the said Forest in respect of what was formerly paid them at the Exchequer: [he and they] paid fees [hereon]23950
paid Letitia Cheek, widow [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]15000
June 21,paid Phi[lip] Ryley, Esq. for so much by him expended for the repairs of the fothering pens and racks for the deer in Hampton Court and Middle Park there: clear [of fees]11540
paid Lady Arabella Macartie for last Xmas quarter on her pension of 300l. per an.: paid fees [hereon]7500
1690, June 21,paid William Street, late Mayor of Chester, for so much by him disbursed for the subsistence of several prisoners late in the Castle and Northgate of the city of Chester; at the rate of 4d. per diem [per man] for 26 days from 12 June last to 7 February last: clear [of fees]1914
June 23,paid Elianor Ross for last Lady day quarter upon her allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Alice Ellyot, widow, for same quarter on her same: clear [of fees]500
paid Thomas, Lord Morley and Mounteagle [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Lady Mountjoy's children upon his Majesty's allowance of 3l. per week for their subsistence and is for 4 weeks ended the 12th June inst.1200
paid Cha. Duncomb, Esq., 50l. as bounty and 18l. for the interest of 10,000l. for 11 days from 1689, December 23 to January 3 following at the rate of 6 per cent. per an.: clear [of fees]6800
paid Robert Squibb for so much by him expended and paid for fees in passing several warrants and for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on receiving several sums of money there for his Majesty's secret service in the name of Mr. Jephson; and for other incident charges466180
June 14,paid William Jephson, [as royal] bounty omitted to be posted after Robert Squibb supra p. —: paid Exchequer fees [hereon]. This was ordered by Mr. Jephson 17 July, 169060000
372011310
June 24,remains to balance this account ended this day which I [Jephson] carry to the next account3761129
£4096367
This account was examined by Mr. Hampden, Chancellor of the Exchequer, the 18th September 1690 and signed and allowed by his Majesty the 23rd day of September 1690.

William Jephson's Secret Service Account.

1690 Michaelmas quarter, 25 June to 29 September.

(T38/734, folios 47–57).

Debit or charge.
£s.d.
Balance of the last account closed 24 June inst.3761129
1690, June 25,money received of Mr. Villiers [one of the Four Tellers of the Receipt] in further part of the order of 6 June inst. for 25,000l. for Secret Service: viz. 100l. for Germaine, out of the Customs; and 200l. for Col. P. Howard [out of] Lottery money30000
money received of Mr. Maynard [another of the said Tellers]: out of Customs: for Germaine11664
money received of Mr. Villiers 400l. for the Commissioners of Excise: out of Excise and 600l. for Mr. Duncombe, out of loans on the Poll money104000
July 3,money received of Mr. Loving [another of the said Tellers]: out of arrears of Hearthmoney100000
July 5,money received of ditto: out of the sale of Woods267100
July 10,money received of ditto: out of Customs: for Germaine [as in] full of 4000l.153315
money received of Mr. Maynard: out of Hearthmoney: in full of 4000l.41810
July 18,money received of Mr. Villiers, per tally on the Customs: for Mr. Fox10961911
July 21,money received of Mr. Loving: out of loans on Customs10180
money received of Mr. Villiers: out of imprest money repaid5706
money received of ditto: by tally on the Excise: for Sir William Hussey40000
August 1,money received of Mr. Loving in guineas at 1l. 2s. 0d. each2718118
1690, August 5,money received of Mr. Villiers out of loan on the Letter Office by Stephen Evance. This loan was applied towards the 6000l. [in] bills [of exchange] delivered [by said Evance to the] Earl of Nottingham to be returned [forwarded] to my Lord Dursley in Holland400000
August 7,to money received of Mr. Maynard viz. 900l. of Letter money and 447l. 0s. 11d. of the Additional Poll1347011
and of Mr. Villiers viz. 6l. 6s. 8d. of Tenths; 150l. of the Additional Poll and 100l. of Excise25668
and of Mr. Loving of unappropriated Excise396100
(making with the 2 preceding items 2000l. This 2000l. with the 4000l. last above mentioned was paid to Mr. Evance to complete the above 6000l. bills delivered to the Earl of Nottingham for Lord Dursley.)
August 7,money received of Mr. Villiers10160
August 14,money received of Mr. Loving in part of an order of August 13 inst. for 25,000l. for secret service: out of loans on unappropriated Excise in guineas at 1l. 2s. 0d. each: for Mr. Edward Browne100000
money received of Mr. Villiers: by tally on the Excise: for Firmine100000
August 21,money received of Mr. Loving: out of the Customs110000
August 23,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of loans on the Letter Office by Mr. Herne and Mr. Evance340000
August 26,money received of Mr. Loving: out of loans [on the Exchequer] in general160000
August 28,money received of ditto: out of like loans in general12500
Sept. 5,money received of Mr. Maynard: out of Customs 509l. 5s. 0d. [? loans from] Bellamy 50l., [? loans from] Willoughby and Lord Lucas 62l. 3s. 6d.62186
Sept. 12,money received of Mr. Villiers: out of Excise 50l. (Mr. Stocke) 20l. (Hanmer)7000
1690, Sept. 16,money received of ditto: out of loans on the unappropriated Excise by Sir John Chardin: for French Protestants180000
Sept. 18,money received of Mr. Howard [another of the Four Tellers of the Receipt]: out of the Additional Aid32100
money received of Mr. Maynard: [the above 2 items making 250l. being ? lent by] Howard 50l. [William] Holman 200l.217100
Sept. 20,money received of Mr. Loving: out of loans [on the Exchequer] in general34000
money received of Mr. Maynard: out of the Letter [Office] money41134
Sept. 24,money received of ditto: out of Letter money10000
Sept. 25,money received of ditto: out of Letter money 497l. 13s. 0¾d.; out of sale of fee farm rents 87l. 14s. 2d. and out of Excise 1414l. 2s. 9¼d.200000
£3392467
Credit or Discharge by Payments.
1690, June 25,paid Capt. Phillip Howard [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]20000
paid Stephen Allen, Mayor of Gravesend and Milton for so much disbursed by the Corporation of Gravesend and Milton from 25 Jan. 1689–90 to 1 March for the subsistence of Major Derby Macharty, Lieut. Tho. Birke, Lieut. Owen Macharty and Cornelius Mahany, trooper, late prisoners there: clear [of fees]946
paid Stephen Evance, one of the Commissioners of Excise, upon the allowance of 1 per cent. per an. over and above 6 per cent. per an. [legal interest and] as his Majesty's gratuity and reward for their [the Excise Commissioners'] service in lending 40,000l. to his Majesty: clear [of fees]40000
paid Charles Duncombe, Esq. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]64000
June 26,paid William Aldham for last Lady day quarter on his allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]1000
1690, June 26,paid Bernard Granvile for same quarter's rent of Mote Park laid into the Great Park at Windsor: [he] paid fees [hereon]: per Stephen Evance7500
paid Stephen Evance for 11,000 pence for 11,000 guineas at a penny a piece above 1l. 1s. 9d. each which he advanced and lent to his Majesty: clear [of fees]45168
paid the Earl of Mulgrave [as royal] bounty for and in consideration of his late lodgings in Whitehall now in the possession of the Earl of Portland: [he] paid fees [hereon]: per Roman Russell200000
June 28,paid Laud Crispe for half a year to June 24 last [inst.] on his allowance of 20l. 16s. 0d. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1080
paid Anne Fitzharris for 4 weeks from May 31 to June 27 inst. on her allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]600
June 30,paid John Dwyre for 40 days from May 21 [last] to June 30 [inst.] on his allowance of 2s. per diem400
July 1,paid Mary Watson for last Lady day quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Richard Yates as same on his same of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]500
paid William Clayton, Mayor of Liverpool, for so much by him expended for the subsistence of 5 prisoners, being Papists, in the gaol at Liverpool from the 25th September, 1689 to the 14th May, last: clear of fees2266
paid Katherine Ironmonger for last Lady day quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty1000
paid Thomas Smeaton, late one of the Messengers [of the Chamber] attending the Treasury: for last June 24 quarter on his allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty500
paid William Andrews for so much by him paid on account and behalf of Philip Darcy, Esq., for his share and part of the charges of passing the commission of Prizes4000
1690, July 2,paid Thomas Papillon [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]15000
paid Alice Baggot, widow, for Lady day quarter on [her] allowance of 20l. per an.: clear [of fees]500
paid Armand De Bourbon, Marquis of Mairmont [Miremont] [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]107100
July 3,paid Hester De Civill for last Lady day quarter on her allowance of 30l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear of fees7100
paid Dr. Oates for 4 weeks from 19 June last to the 17th inst. on [his] allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid Nicho. Estoll for last Xmas quarter on [his] allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]12100
paid Eliza[beth] Madge alias Ogleby for last Lady day quarter on [her] allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Antho. Seagar 58l. 17s. 0d. for last June 24 quarter for disbursements for the Treasury Chambers and 10l. for same time on his allowance as office keeper of the said Chambers: clear [of fees]68170
paid John Johnson for 5000 guineas paid into the Exchequer, at 1d. each over and above the rate that they were taken at there: clear [of fees]20168
July 4,paid William Fuller [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid William Fanshaw Esq. for 8 weeks from 10 May last to the 5th inst. on his allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]1600
paid Eleanor Needham [as royal] bounty: paid fees hereon15000
July 7,paid Mary Mitchell alias Ross [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Isabell Guilliams [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
July 8,paid Tho. King [as royal] bounty for and in consideration of fees and charges in obtaining 200l. by him disbursed for his Majesty's service in the Tower2000
1690, July 8,paid William Wekett, deputy to John Langwith, messenger [of the Chamber] for last June 24 quarter on [his] allowance of 20l. per an. for extraordinary service in carrying letters and doing other services500
July 11,paid Phillip Ryley for so much disbursed by him in repairs in the House Park, Middle Park and Bushey Park at Hampton Court in February last: clear [of fees]267100
July 14,paid Dame Eliza[beth] Lenthall for last June 24 quarter on her allowance: clear [of fees]500
paid Capt. Phillip Howard for same quarter on his allowance of 120l. per an. [as royal] bounty: [of fees]3000
paid Charles Godfrey Esq. for same quarter on his allowance or annuity of 1000l. per an. formerly paid to him by Sir Peter Apsley: clear [of fees]25000
July 17,paid George Holder for same quarter on his allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Joyce Greeting widow for last Lady day quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an1000
July 18,paid Edward Godfrey for 4 weeks ended the 10th inst. for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children on their allowance of 3l. per week: clear [of fees]1200
paid Titus Oates for one month or 4 weeks ending August 14 next on his allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
paid William Fanshaw Esq. [as royal] bounty for and towards the funeral charges of one of his children deceased: clear [of fees]2000
paid George Ward for 8 weeks' subsistence from June 1 last to the 26th inst. for the prisoners in Newgate at the following rates viz. 10s. per week to Capt. John Auchmonly; ditto to Capt. William Deanes; ditto to Capt. Andrew Rutherford; ditto to Capt. John Livinston; 6s. per week to Robert Johnston, soldier; ditto to Patricke Cuningham; ditto to James Innes: in all2340
1690, July 18,paid Major Geo. Mathews now prisoner in the Tower, for 4 weeks from July 15 inst. to August 12 next on his allowance of 40s. per week for his subsistence: per John Burne: clear [of fees]800
July 19,paid Mary Bococke, widow, for last Lady day quarter on her allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
paid Mary Nevill for last Xmas quarter on her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]12100
paid Sophia Nevill for same quarter on her same: paid fees [hereon]12100
July 21,paid Thomas Fox Esq. 600l. in full of 875l. which he hath laid out for several charges in passing 2 letters patent for his office of Receiver General and Cashier of Customs; and for raising several sums for their Majesties' service: as also for several taxes and other services by him performed and paid in 1¼ years ended at Midsummer last: [and also] 400l. as his Majesty's reward and gratuity at 2 per cent. per an. for the loan of 20,000l. by him lent to his Majesty on the Customs viz. 15,000l. on the 3rd inst. and 5000l. on the 5th inst. and is for one year from the respective days of lending: and 96l. 19s. 11d. as his Majesty's reward and gratuity at the rate of 2 per cent. per an. for 20,000l. from the 25th March, 1690 to 24 June last: [? the total hereby paid] per tally on the Customs: paid [the cost of the] warrant 30s. and Exchequer fees10961911
July 23,paid Sir William Hussey Kt. whom his Majesty hath appointed his Ambassador to Constantinople: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]40000
1690, July 25,paid Richard Jenings for last Lady day quarter on [his] allowance of 20l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]500
paid Anne Baker, widow of Col. Henry Baker late Governor of Londonderry, who was slain in defence of that place: [as royal] bounty: and is in part of 300l. annuity payable at the Exchequer till provision be made for her in Ireland: paid fees [hereon]. ("This money was advanced by Mr. Jephson, 22 October, 1689 and this day placed to account")10000
July 26,paid Anne Fitzharris for 4 weeks from June 27 last to the 25th inst. on [her] allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]600
paid Tho. Bendysh for the charge of passing letters patents for establishing a Register for loans on the unappropriated Excise and Post Office which passed no further than the privy seal: clear [of fees]2846
paid Eliza[beth] Loup, widow of John Loup; and Eliz[abeth] Richards for last Lady day quarter on [an] allowance of 40l. per an.: per Hen. Richards: clear [of fees]1000
July 28,paid Tho. Fox Esq. for the use of Col. Robert Phillips: [as royal] bounty to the said Phillips: clear [of fees]40000
paid Capt. Alexander Wilson to enable him to transport himself into Ireland: in pursuance of an order of the Committee for Irish Affairs dated the 25th inst.: clear [of fees]3000
paid Tho. Silver for last Lady day quarter on the allowance of 20l. per an. [royal] bounty for his wife: clear [of fees]500
July 29,paid Stephen Allen, Mayor of the Corporation of the towns of Gravesend and Milton next Gravesend for so much expended for the safekeeping Major Derby Macarty and several other prisoners committed to his custody there: [to wit] for 40 weeks from 6 March, 1688–9: clear [of fees]4800
1690, July 29,paid Jo[h]n Germaine Esq. in further part of 4225l. which he lent his Majesty: which makes 4000l. paid [repaid to him]: clear [of fees]310000
July 31,paid Alice King, widow, [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Eliza[beth], widow of John Simpson. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
August 1,paid Richard Woollaston in satisfaction of so much money he paid to the Poll (Tax) for [or on] 10,000l. charged upon him which he lent to his Majesty: clear [of fees]5000
paid the Duke of Ormonde for last Lady day quarter on his pension of 2500l. per an.: paid fees [hereon]62500
paid Dame Ann Bunce [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Dame Eliza[beth] Hamilton [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]3000
paid Capt. Charles King as a reward for and in consideration of his charges and service in coming express from the late Duke of Schomberg in Ireland to his Majesty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Hen. Purcell in satisfaction of so much money by him expended in providing an organ and other necessaries for the use of the Chapel [Royal] choir at their Majesties' Coronation: clear [of fees]3200
August 2,paid William Fanshaw for 4 weeks from July 5 last to this day on his allowance of 40s. per week800
paid Col. Maurice Kingwell [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Hen. Killegrew [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Tho. Dawson [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]5000
paid Magdalen Scudmore [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
paid Barbarah Roch [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]3000
paid Dame Isabell Wetwang [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2000
1690, August 4,paid Col. Edward Trussell [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
August 6,paid Ellen Carlisle [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]4000
paid William Chiffinch, Esq., in satisfaction of so much money by him expended in watering of Hyde Park by her Majesty's order in the year 1689: clear [of fees]53118
paid John Dwyre for 37 days from June 30 last to this day on [his] allowance of 2s. per diem: clear [of fees]3140
paid Dame Katherine Dallyson [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2500
August 5,paid the Earl of Nottingham [as] the consideration of 2 bills of exchange received of William Jephson, Esq. the one of 5000l. the other for 1000l. [both] drawn by Joseph Herne, Esq. and payable to my Lord Dursley, his Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary in Holland: clear [of fees]600000
August 7,paid William Churchill, stationer, in satisfaction of several stationery wares by him furnished to Sir Thos. Duppa for the use of the Peers sitting in Parliament from 15 March, 1688–9 to May, 1690 according to bills of particulars attested by Sir Thos. Duppa: paid fees [hereon]10170
August 8,paid Charles Duncombe to reimburse him so much money as by order of the Treasury Lords he paid on 2 bills of exchange drawn on him by William Duncombe Esq., their Majesties' Agent in Sweden: clear [of fees]120000
August 9,paid Lady Mountjoy's children for 4 weeks ended the 7th inst. on [their] allowance of 3l. per week [for] subsistence: per Edward Godfrey: clear [of fees]1200
paid Col. John Butler, prisoner in the Tower, for 4 weeks to end on the 28th inst. on [an] allowance of 40s. per week: clear [of fees]800
1690, August 9,paid Mr. Edward Browne on [a] bill drawn the 1st inst. at Amsterdam by William Harbord, Esq. on William Jephson, Esq. for value received of Mr. Henry Eylenbrocke: clear [of fees]: this money was paid to Mr. Smith, goldsmith100000
August 16,paid Thomas Firmin gent, [as] the King's bounty for and towards the relief of the Irish Protestants: to be paid [in] to the Chamber of London for that purpose: clear [of fees]100000
August 19.paid Eliza[beth] Foulke, wife of Garrat Foulke, Esq. as of his Majesty's bounty to carry [her] over into Ireland pursuant to her Majesty's order in Council dated August 11 inst.: clear [of fees]4000
August 21,paid Dumesnill La Cheze, late a Capt. of a Company of Foot in the Regiment of Sir Michael Creagh of the Province of Normandy in France: [as royal] bounty for and towards his charges of going into Savoy: clear [of fees]1500
paid John Strasburgh, late a SubBrigadier in the Duke of Berwick's Troop of Guards near Bruxells in Brabant: [as royal] bounty to carry him into Savoy [clear of fees]1500
paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks from the 14th inst. to the 11th September next on his allowance of 10l. per week: clear [of fees]4000
August 22,paid Bernard Granvile, Esq. for last June 24 quarter's rent of Mote Park laid into the Great Park at Windsor: paid fees [hereon]7500
paid Benj. Overton, Esq. Warden of the Mint, to be by him applied towards the charge of prosecuting and convicting clippers and coiners of false money: paid fees [hereon]10000
paid Tho[mas], Lord Willoughby of Parham as royal bounty: per Hugh Willoughby, Esq.: paid fees [hereon]5000
August 25,paid William Lover, Esq. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]25000
1690, August 25,paid William Streete, Mayor of Chester, for so much by him disbursed for the subsistence of Capt. Owen O'Connor and Lieut. Michael FitzGerald, now prisoners in the Northgate of the city of Chester: to wit for 188 days from 13 January last to July 21 last, at the rate of one fourth part of their respective pays: clear [of fees]2840
paid George Ward for the subsistence of the following, now prisoners in Newgate, to wit for a month from 26 July to the 23rd inst. at rates as follows viz. 10s. per week to Capt. John Auchmonly; ditto to Capt. William Deans; ditto to Capt. And[rew] Rutherford; ditto to Capt. John Livinston; 6s. per week to Robert Johnston, soldier; ditto to Patricke Cuningham; ditto to James Innes, in all, clear [of fees]11120
August 26,paid Anne, Countess of Newburgh, for last June 24 quarter's rent of Bagshot: per Ri. Robins: clear [of fees]2500
paid Stephen Evance [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]22800
paid Robert Taylor, Henry Hall, Christo[pher] Hill, and Joseph Emerson each 2l. on their respective allowance of 10l. per week [and is] for 4 weeks ended August 28 inst.: clear [of fees]800
paid Mr. Alderman Joseph Herne for so much money he remitted to my Lord Dursley, his Majesty's Envoy at the Hague, being part of the 20,000l. promised by his Majesty for the assistance of the Vaudois. The bill of exchange [for this remittance] was delivered [to] my Lord Nottingham this day: clear [of fees]500000
August 29,paid Ann Fitsharris for 7 weeks from July 25 last to this day on her allowance of 30s. per week: clear [of fees]10100
August 30,paid William Fanshaw, Esq., for 4 weeks ended this day on his allowance of 40s. per week: clear of fees800
1690, August 30,paid Anne Ashbury, widow [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1000
Sept. 1,paid Mary Kirke, widow, for half a year to Lady day last on [an] allowance of 250l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]12500
paid Mr. John Lee for last Lady day quarter on [an] allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]: per Ann Lee12100
Sept. 4,paid Henry Ruvigny for one quarter ended August 17 last on an allowance of 40l. per an. [as royal] bounty for the children of Monsieur D'Brassaly for their subsistence in Eton College: clear [of fees]1000
Sept. 5,paid John Bellamy in reward for his services as follows viz. 378l. for procuring 37,817l. 8s. 1d. to be lent and paid into the Exchequer on the Temporary Excise and Customs from 31 May to 12 June [last] at the rate of 1 per cent.: 51l. 5s. 0d. for 12,300 guineas at 1d. each guinea over and above the rate they were paid in at the Exchequer: and 80l. for 8000l. which he procured to be lent and paid into the Exchequer August 14 last [inst.] on the Post Office: clear [of fees]50950
paid Eliza[beth] Willoughby [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]5000
Sept. 6,paid Magdalen Thomas, widow [as royal] bounty: for half a year ended at Xmas last: clear [of fees]500
paid Capt. Thomas Langley in satisfaction of so much by him expended for victualling several poor Dutchmen and soldiers at Harwich in the months of June and July last: clear [of fees]: per John Gough39130
Sept. 8,paid James Cadet, late a Captain in the Regiment of Boiselot in the Province of Champagne: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]1500
Sept. 10,paid Robert, Lord Lucas, Governor of the Tower of London, in satisfaction of so much by "me" [? William Jephson or? an erratum for said Lord Lucas] disbursed for 1 January, 1688–9 to 18 August, 1690 about the prisoners in the Tower and other charges particularly expressed in a bill signed by my Lord [Lucas]: clear [of fees]6236
1690, Sept. 11,paid Edward Godfrey for the use of Lady Mountjoy's children: for 4 weeks ended the 4th inst. on his Majesty's allowance of 3l. per week for their subsistence: clear [of fees]1200
paid John Dwyre for 36 days to this day on [an] allowance of 2s. per diem: clear [of fees]3120
Sept. 12,paid Susanna Woodward for last Lady quarter on her allowance of 50l. per an. [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]12100
Sept. 13,paid Abraham Stocke [as royal] bounty for and in consideration of services performed: paid fees [hereon]5000
paid Dr. Titus Oates for 4 weeks commencing the 11th inst. and ending October 9 next on [an] allowance of 10l. per week4000
Sept. 16,paid Francis Evans for the use of Dr. Joseph Hanmer: [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]2000
paid Thomas Howard, Esq. [as royal] bounty: for Col. Kingsmill: paid fees [hereon]5000
Sept. 18,paid John Braguier as royal bounty: for and towards the relief of the French Protestants: clear [of fees]180000
Sept. 19,paid William Hohnan [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]20000
Sept. 20,paid Col. Edward Mathews [as royal] bounty: clear [of fees]10000
Sept. 24,paid George Phillips, Esq.: [as royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]10000
Sept. 25,paid Geo. Ward for 4 weeks' subsistence from August 23 last to the 20th inst. for the following prisoners in Newgate at the rates stated viz. 10s. per week to Capt. John Auchmonly; ditto to Capt. William Deans; ditto to Andrew Rutherford; ditto to John Livinston; 6s. per week to Robert Johnston, a soldier; ditto to Patrick Cuningham; ditto to James Innes11120
1690, Sept. 25,paid Robert Taylor, Hen. Hall, Christ[opher] Hill, and Joseph Emerson for 4 weeks from August 28 last to this day [or their] 10s. per week each: clear [of fees]800
Sept. 26,paid Stephen Evance, viz. 340l. [as royal] bounty and 41l. 13s. 4d. for the charge of 2500 guineas at 4d. each guinea: clear [of fees]381134
Sept. 27,paid William Fanshaw for 4 weeks from August 30 last to this day on his allowance of 40s. per week800
paid the King by Mr. [Rudolf] Kein's hands200000
paid Eleanor, widow of Humphrey Pendrill: for one year at Michaelmas 1689 on [an] allowance of 33l. 6s. 8d. per an. to make the allowance of 66l. 13s. 4d. into 100l. per an.: paid fees [hereon] per Edward Grove5000
paid Eliz[abeth], wife of John Loup: and Eliza[beth] Richards on their allowance of 40l. per an. clear [of fees]: per Hen. Richards1000
paid Capt. James Read for half a year to Lady day last on an allowance of 50l. per an. [royal] bounty: paid fees [hereon]2500
paid Robert Squibb in satisfaction of so much by him expended and paid for fees in passing several warrants and for fees paid to the officers of the Exchequer on receiving several sums of money there in the name of Mr. Jephson for his Majesty's secret service and for other incident charges: from 24 June 1690 to 29 September next74222
£33286175
Remains to balance this accompt ended this day "which I carry to the next account"63792
£3392467