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Declared Accounts, 1708: Ordnance

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22, 1708. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Ordnance

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ORDNANCE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2693. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1862, ROLL 118.
The Hon. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the end of the last Accompt 125,693 15 10
depending upon sundry persons particularly named among the Supers in the said Accompt 249,695 5
375,389 1
Receipts: money received out of the Excheque:
Easter term, 6 Anne, in part of 300,000l. by privy seal of 22 April 6 Anne 84,200 0 0
Michaelmas term, 6–7 Anne, in full of the same 147,377 8
ditto, in part of 300,000l. by privy seal of 19 March 7 Anne 33,120 13 8
264,698 1 10½
Voluntary charge for stores sold and on several other occasions 5,108 17
total charge and receipts £645,196 0 10
Discharge.
Wages and entertainments of the Principal Officers of the Ordnance and their clerks; armourers, store keepers, engineers, fire workers, gunners and other artificers and labourers, according to the quarterly lists; detailed; in pursuance of the Establishments of 25 July 1683 and of 14 Feb. 1698–9:
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Principal Officers (including his Grace the Duke of Marlborough, Master-General of the Ordnance 1,500l., the Rt. Hon. Thomas Erie, Lieut. General 800l., William Bridges, Surveyor General 400l.) 4,500 0 0
clerks daily attendant 960 0 0
armourers, 'furbrushers' 148 0 0
storekeepers 900 0 0
engineers 901 10 0
bombardiers, petardiers, fire workers and other officers and labourers 4,154 5 0
additional engineers, gentlemen of the Ordnance, bombardiers and gunners under the establishment of 1698–9 2,433 18 9
allowances to several Officers of the Train of Artillery in the late war by a like establishment of the same date 470 0 0
14,467 13 9
Emptions and provisions, carriage, reparations of Castles and Forts, riding and travelling charges, salaries, rent, and other disbursements:
emptions and provisions 177,191 4 10
cleaning and repairing of arms 2,279 4 7
repairs done to several of her Majesty's Castles and Forts (the Tower of London, Sheerness, Portsmouth, Plymouth and St. Nicholas Island, Hull, Greenwich, Tilbury Fort, Woolwich, Berwick, Carlisle, Chester and elsewhere, detailed) 5,696 2 4
disbursements of several natures 5,361 9
paid for the service of her Majesty's Train of Artillery 2,365 16 11
hire of ships and vessels for transporting stores 16,890 12
salaries and allowances by debentures 6,992 12 6
travelling allowances 2,380 3 3
rent 1,431 10 0
gratuities and rewards, detailed, including the Auditor's fee 428 6 8
221,017 3 2
total payments and allowances £235,484 16 11
and so remains 409,711 3 11
whereof depending on sundry persons, detailed, for money imprested to them for the service of the Ordnance Office between 26 March 1673 and 30 June 1708:
26 March 1673 to 30 June 1673 1,851 0 0
30 June 1673 to 30 June 1674 2,013 0 0
30 June 1674 to 30 June 1675 320 0 0
30 June 1675 to 30 June 1676 80 0 0
30 June 1676 to 30 June 1677 170 0 0
30 June 1677 to 30 June 1678 6,715 0 0
30 June 1678 to 30 June 1679 915 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
30 June 1679 to 30 June 1680 4,548 8 2
30 June 1680 to 30 June 1681 1,516 2 4
30 June 1681 to 30 June 1682 135 0 0
30 June 1682 to 30 June 1683 85 0 0
30 June 1683 to 30 June 1684 539 3 4
30 June 1684 to 30 June 1685 1,532 0 0
30 June 1685 to 30 June 1686 305 10 0
30 June 1686 to 30 June 1687 1,062 0 11
30 June 1687 to 30 June 1688 928 6 8
30 June 1688 to 30 June 1689 1,710 14 2
30 June 1689 to 30 June 1690 8,039 14 8
30 June 1690 to 30 June 1691 4,877 11
30 June 1691 to 30 June 1692 1,265 5 0
30 June 1692 to 30 June 1693 563 16 8
30 June 1693 to 30 June 1694 751 1 4
30 June 1694 to 30 June 1695 1,392 3 3
30 June 1695 to 30 June 1696 1,799 14 5
30 June 1696 to 30 June 1697 2,324 16 8
30 June 1697 to 30 June 1698 282 3 1
30 June 1698 to 30 June 1699 2,778 1
30 June 1699 to 30 June 1700 2,272 16 2
30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 260 16 0
30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 9,666 10
30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 10,779 3
Edward Hubbard, late clerk to this Accomptant, on two Bills of Exchange 360 0 0
30 June 1703 to 30 June 17043 7,289 9
30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 15,167 12 10½
30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706 59,533 11 0
30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 69,090 1
30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708, i.e. within the time of this Accompt 111,473 11 0
total imprests £334,394 5
And so the said Accomptant is Indebted 75,316 18
Declared 2 February 1713–14.