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Box 1

Call Number: MS 163

Contains 9 Results:

Treasurer to-the Commissioners for Tangier. A Copy of the Account, [November 4, 1662--March 20, 1664/5]

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Leaf 8: Notation that the accompt was allowed, and the Accomptant discharged by the Commissioners, Whitehall, March 27, 1672. In same hand. Signed (or signatures copied) by Jo: Creed, Arlington, Ashley, G Carteret, H Norwood, Peterborow, Craven, H Howard, H Cholmley.Mentions the Earle of Peterborow, George Carteret, Sir Tobias Bridges, Samuell Pepys, the Earle of Teviott, the Lord Belasyse, Gayland, Col. Fitzgerrald, Thomas Andrewes and partners (victuallers),Sir Hugh Cholmley,...
Dates: [November 4, 1662--March 20, 1664/5]

A copy of the Lords Commissioners orders received from Ingland: Tanger concerning the customs revenue, [June 26, 1674--October 16, 1676]

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Commissioners for the Affairs of Tangier, instructing Bland to report on the state of the garrison, the fortifications, and the town of Tangier. Forwarded by John Creed, Secretary.Subjects: Appointing Bland Collector; ordering him to report on building the mole, to survey the military stores, to report on how the rules for Corporation and Garrison have been executed, to revoke the credit of the Earl of Inchiquin, to have the muster-master report on those run to the...
Dates: [June 26, 1674--October 16, 1676]

Reasons against a peace with the Moors, [1676]

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Mentions author's experience at Galan's defeat in 1666. Begins: "I humbly offer as my opinion from experience I have had in Tanger, that a peace with the moors (exclusive to Sally) has even been obnoxious to these following inconvenience. Chargable, Unprofitable, Dangerous & uncertaine."Numbered by previous owner: 3.Authorship: Bookseller attributes to Creed, but it seems unlikely: text mentions "1666 uppon Galans Defeat at Alkazar...three men who agt my order...
Dates: [1676]

Severall proposalls most humbly offered to his Ma'tie and the ... Lords of the Committee for the affaires of Tanger, [Feb 1680 O.S.]

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Proposals offered by Sir Palmes Fairborne (1644-1680). Subjects: 25 points on morale, repairs to the quarters, payments and reinforcements to the garrison, recommending the use of horses against ambushes and. for relieving sieges, asking for more gunners for the 150 Great Gunns, and able men to assist the present incapable Engineer and Firemaster, asking for leave to supply the Navy from the garrison's stores, recommending 3-year tours of duty, details of expenses. Should he negotiate for...
Dates: [Feb 1680 O.S.]

[Report on the siege of Tangier, May 14-17, 1680. In form of a letter to "your Lordship" Tangier], May 14-17, 1680

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Account of the sally from Charles-fort and the loss of its garrison; believes the small forts not tenable and that we should accent the Alcado's offer of peace.Mentions as brave men, casualties, or commanders: Capt Humes, Major Capt John Giles, Capt George Wingfeild, Capt Ely, Lieut George Talbot, Capt Moncreife, Capt Barber, Capt Lesly, Capt St Jones cor St Johnsi, Capt Trelawney, Ensign Richard Roberts, Lieut Clause, Lieut Bayly, Mr Wray (aboard the Capt Booth), Major Boynton,...
Dates: May 14-17, 1680

"List of the severall drafts of Tanger, [1683]" [so docketed], 1662-1683

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

A list of the illustrations submitted with a report: 49 maps, fortification designs, etc. Mapmakers mentioned include Beckman; John Lawson (d. 1665); Jonas Moore (1617-1679); Shier, Bolland. Probably made for the Commissioners for the Affairs of Tangier when England gave Tangier up.

Numbered by previous owner: 7.

Dates: 1662-1683

"An Estemate for Mr. Blathwait...".for remodelling The Cupboard Room

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

List of fees (total £25/3/-); plan of room (14'6" x 7'6") with pencil corrections. (Perhaps the room in the Stone Gallery in Whitehall where the Tangier records were kept? see item 7.)