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Declared Accounts: Civil List

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24, 1710. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Civil List

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS: COFFERER OF THE HOUSEHOLD.
The account for this year 1709–10 is missing in both the Pipe and Audit Office series.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE 562.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
TREASURER OF THE CHAMBER: JOHN, VISCT. FITZ HARDING.
29 Sept. 1709 to 29 Sept. 1710.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: Remains in the hands of this accomptant: nil: he being in surplusage on his last accompt.
receipts out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne 138 19 6
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne 9,453 3 6
Easter term 9 Anne 16,931 19 4
total of charge and receipts £26,524 2 4
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
surplusage at the foot of this accomptant's last account ended Michaelmas 1709 12,163 14
her Majesty's alms (Daily Alms and Maundy) 919 0 0
Serjeant Trumpeter John Shore 100 0 0
John Eccles, Master of the Queen's Music 200 0 0
25 musicians, not named, and an instrument keeper 1,000 0 0
clock and watchmaker, Thomas Herbert 300 0 0
officers of the Jewel Office, John Charlton, master, and three others 275 10 0
mole taker, Jonathan Hunt 8 1 8
rat killer, Walter Martin 48 3 4
coffer bearers, Michael Woolrich and William Lovegrove 54 15 0
10 Grooms of the Great Chamber at 40l. per an. each 400 0 0
40 Messengers in Ordinary of the Chamber 1,800 0 0
Thomas Atterbury and William Sharpe, Clerks of the Cheque to the Messengers 199 13 0
Thomas Archer, Groom Porter 550 0 0
William Sanderson, and then Charles Dalton, Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter Assistant 66 13 4
William Vanbrugh, Comptroller of the Accounts 150 0 0
Piercy Kirke, Housekeeper at Whitehall 650 0 0
Jasper English, Under Housekeeper at Hampton Court 320 0 0
Richard Marriott, Keeper of the Privy Lodgings at Hampton Court 200 0 0
Theodore Randue, Housekeeper at Windsor Castle 320 0 0
Thomas Hutton, Housekeeper and Wardrobekeeper at Somerset House 100 0 0
Thomas Braddely, Gardener there 50 0 0
Daniel Child, Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Whitehall 200 0 0
executors of George Davenant, late Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at St. James's, to 17 March 1709–10, his death, and Gray Maynard, succeeding him 110 0 0
Thomas Hall, Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe at Windsor Castle 160 0 0
officers of the Removing Wardrobe (Yeoman, two Grooms, three Pages) 756 0 0
Walter Chetwynd, Master of the Buckhounds 1,100 0 0
Physicians (Dr. Thomas Lawrence, first; Dr. Martin Lester, second; Sir David Hamilton, third; Dr. John Arbuthnot, fourth) 1,150 0 0
Apothecaries, James Chace, to the person; Daniel Malthus, ditto; William Jones, to the Household 586 18 4
Chirurgeons, Charles Barnard, Serjeant Surgeon to the Queen; William Gardiner, to the Household 676 13 4
Locksmith, Josiah Kay 18 5 0
Sir John Stanley, Secretary to the Lord Chamberlain 60 0 0
Gentlemen of the Chapel 20 0 0
Elizabeth Battersby, rent of the passage out of the Privy Garden into Channel Row 3 10 0
Elizabeth Jux, Strewer of Herbs 24 0 0
Thomas Rymer, Historiographer Royal 200 0 0
William Tate, Poet Laureate 100 0 0
John Clothier, Court Drummer 24 0 0
John Howard, Joiner of the Privy Chamber 19 11 8
Thomas Bland, Flourisher and Embellisher [of letters &c.] 60 0 0
the Guard of the Body (Captain &c. and 100 Yeomen of the Guard) 6,506 5 0
eight Yeomen Ushers 80 0 0
six Yeomen Hangers 80 0 0
Thomas Smith, a pensioner Yeoman 15 0 0
Simon Cooke, same, to 8 June 1710 14 6
Watermen (John Warner, Master, 48 watermen and five pensioners) 265 12 6
Visct. Fitz Harding, salary 467 8 0
Peter Walton, Repairer of Pictures 200 0 0
William Vanhalls, Clerk of all the Wardrobes and Robes 160 0 0
Henry Lowman, Housekeeper and Wardrobekeeper at Kensington 100 0 0
Edward Browne, Underhousekeeper of St. James's Palace 60 0 0
Duke of St. Albans, for the Gamekeepers of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, Richmond and Hampton Court, Cookham and Bray 262 18
John Holbech, Clerk to the Treasurer of the Chamber 100 0 0
21,292 2
allowances on warrants signed by the Lords of the Council:
stationery bills 1,708 6 1
John Gauntlett, Underkeeper of the Council Records 90 0 0
John Cocks and Richard Grigson, Keepers of the Council Chamber 72 10 0
more to John Cocks 64 3 4
travelling charges to persons detailed, Physicians, Surgeons, Ushers, Yeomen, Pages, on Lord Chamberlain's warrants 2,259 1 9
Sir David Mitchell, Gentleman Usher Black Rod, for attending the Parliament 42 0 0
John English, Marshal of the Ceremonies, for attendance on Foreign Ministers 37 0 0
John Incledon, Housekeeper of Westminster, for looking after the [Parliament] House and for candles and extras in Westminster Hall during the trial of Dr. Sacheverell 104 13 4
Walter Martin, for killing rats 57 18 0
Joseph Forster, Child of the Chapel, whose voice has changed 20 0 0
Tho. Mountiers, ditto 20 0 0
Sir Godfrey Kneller, her Majesty's Principal Painter, for several pictures 376 5 0
the Joiner of the Privy Chamber, for gilded frames and cases [for pictures] 45 6 8
John Lenton, for mops, brooms &c. for the Chapel 10 0 0
John Holbech, for attendance in the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office 12 0 0
Thomas St. Hill for New River Water 37 16 0
Timothy Goodwin, printing lists of the Lent preachers 29 16 6
John Walsh, Instrument Maker in Ordinary, for mending and stringing her Majesty's musical instruments 12 0 0
Capt. Hugh Trevanion, for lodging the Chaplains in Waiting at Windsor 28 7 0
John Turner, for lodging the Maids of Honour's footmen at Windsor 13 10 0
Revd. Andrew Trebeck, for reading prayers at St. James's 15 0 0
bills of the Messengers of the Chamber, detailed 3,562 16 0
7,756 17 2
ordinary allowances 83 6 8
total of payments and allowances £41,296 0 4
and so this accomptant is in surplusage on the foot of this accompt 14,771l. 18s. 0d.
Declared 27 March 1713–14.
MASTER OF THE ROBES.
For the account (Pipe 2844) covering the years 1708–1711 see Introduction to Vol. XXIII of this Calendar, p. ccxcvii.
MASTER OF THE HORSE.
For the account (Pipe 1766) covering the years June 1706 to June 1710 see the Declared Account in the Introduction to Vol. XXII of this Calendar.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE ACCOUNT, 1767.
The final accompt of the DUKE OF SOMERSET as Master of the Horse, covering the period 28 April 1709 to 19 July 1712, the day he was superseded in his office.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains: nil, he being in surplusage 3,045l. 8s. 10d.
moneys received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne 9,000 0 0
Easter term 9 Anne 3,000 0 0
Easter term 10 Anne 1,500 0 0
Michaelmas term 10–11 Anne 6,500 0 0
Easter term 11 Anne 2,000 0 0
Michaelmas term 11–12 Anne 7,000 0 0
Easter term 12 Anne 5,000 0 0
Michaelmas term 12–13 Anne 1,000 0 0
Easter term 9–10 Geo. II. 3,309 12
Total charge and receipts 38,309 12
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
surplusage on his preceding account of this service between 14 August 1706 and 8 June 1710 3,045 8 10
coaches, chairs, harness, saddles, bits and whips, mercers' goods, coach horses and saddle horses, charges of keeping the stud &c. viz.:
Edmund Aubery and Samuel Aubery, for repairing old and making new coaches 1706 Midsummer to 1711 Xmas 4,014 17 6
Henry Mills, coach painter, for painting coaches, chariots and chasse marees between 9 Sept. 1708 and 1 Dec. 1711 273 6 6
John Harris, chairmaker, for a purple chair 24 0 0
John Gumley, glassman, for coach and chair glasses 223 0 0
harness of all kinds 5,096 0 0
founders' wares 605 0 0
saddlers' wares and liveries 2,587 0 0
Mary Ganeron, for embroidering with gold a rich saddle housing and bags on crimson velvet 45 0 0
bitmakers' work 398 14 0
whips of various kinds 26 17 0
13,293 15 0
mercers' goods, cloth, velvet, lace &c. for liveries to the Queen's servants entitled thereto (including Paduas, Shaloons, Hairshags, Rosettas, Serges, flowered velvet, black Genoa velvet, green Mantua, escalloped gold Orris lace, Seaming lace &c., 461 hats at 12s. a hat, William Story, tailor, for making liveries and mourning liveries &c.) 11,669 18 6
coach horses and saddle horses (including black stone horses, some at 17l., some at 29l. 10s. 0d., a black mare at 20l. 10s. 0d., a black horse for the Queen's chair at 23l., a black brown horse for the Prussian set at 20l. 10s. 0d., a black gelding for the leading set 38l. 2s. 6d., a black mare for her Majesty's chaise 24l. 10s. 0d., a chestnut horse and a bay gelding for the Master of the Hart Hounds 41l. 1s., &c.) 948 17 9
charge of keeping her Majesty's Stud at Hampton Court and the race horses at Newmarket, 215l. to Lord Ryalton for a match at Newmarket run by the Queen's order, 107l. 10s. 0d. in lieu of her Majesty's plate run for at Newmarket in Oct. 1710, including 2l. 10s. 0d. to John Booker for taking up the eye veins of a dun gelding &c. 4,444 11
repairs, workmanship and contingent disbursements, detailed, including funeral expenses of stable boys &c. 1,939 18
Exchequer fees, new year's gifts and charges in passing accounts 1,089 4
a moiety of repairs, detailed, of the stables at the Mews, St. James's, Somerset House, Kensington and Hampton Court 780 8 0
a moiety of other repairs at the Stables, including 14l. 8s. 2¾d. to Robert Abbot, painter, for painter's work in 1710 501 12 8
a moiety of repairs at Lieut. Gen. Meredith's house in the Mews whilst he was Gentleman of the Horse between April 1708 and Sept. 1709 518 13
a moiety of the repairs of the house belonging to Peter Wentworth, an Equerry in the Mews 73 0
tradesmen, detailed, for work done and goods delivered 1,436 5
total of payments and allowances £39,741 7
Surplusage 1,431l. 14s. 4¾d.
from which sum is to be deducted 119l. 19s. 8d., being the debt on the foot of this accountant's account as Master of the Horse to the late King George: by virtue of a Treasury warrant dated 5 March 1730–1, so that this accountant remaineth on the determination of this his final account as Master of the Horse to the late Queen Anne in surplusage the sum of 1,311l. 14s. 8¾d.
Declared 1 June 1731.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE: ROLL 3315.
WORKS.
31 Dec. 1709 to 31 Dec. 1710.
CHARLES DARTIQUENAVE, Paymaster of Works and Buildings.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains, upon the determination of his last preceding accompt 8,964 6 10¾
money received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 9–10 Anne 12,434 5 10¾
Easter term 10 Anne 3,114 3
Michaelmas term 10–11 Anne 12,600 3
28,148 12
surcharged upon this accomptant, being so much overcast in his ledger account of his monthly bills 2 0 0
total charge and receipts £37,114 19
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Sundry works and repairs:
at the Tower of London:
emptions and provisions 308 10 7
carriage 28 4 0
wages 430 4 4
task work, detailed viz.: new walls of the leads and stair case over Queen Elizabeth's Chapel at the Jewel Office and the Warden's house (including painting work by Thomas Highmore, Serjeant Painter, at the Jewel Office and Lyon Office and the Wardens' houses), the Record Office, the Gentleman Porter's lodgings, the Wardens' Hall, the Gateway before the Constable's lodging 130 6 10¾
897 10
at the Palace of Whitehall:
emptions and provisions 1,639 12
carriage 64 13 4
wages 1,342 2
task work, repairing lodgings (including 257l. 1s. 0¼d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work at sundry lodgings and offices) 1,922 0
rewards (to Langley Bradley for looking after the clock in Scotland Yard, and Thomas Herbert for looking after the clocks of all her Majesty's Palaces, lighting the lamp in Scotland Yard, cleaning the main sewer from the sluce in the Park down to the lower end of the Dock in Scotland Yard) 51 14 6
5,020 2 8
at her Majesty's Manor House at St. James's:
emptions and provisions 643 19 9
carriage 72 2 10
wages 153 18 11
task work (including 174l. 13s. 8d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work at sundry lodgings) 1,209 3
rewards 1 10 0
2,080 14
at the Palace of Westminster:
emptions and provisions 321 6
carriage 40 3 10
Robert Webb, mazer scourer, for pumping and clearing the vaults of the House of Lords and House of Commons and clearing of drains 57 0 0
wages 61 1 6
task work viz.: works about the two Houses of Parliament, repairing the Bridge in New Palace Yard, stone work for the Parliament Office, Lobby and Painted Chamber (including 99l. 4s. 3d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work at the House of Commons Speaker's Room, Lobby and Clerks' Rooms), the Stair Case of the House of Commons in the Painted Chamber, Westminster Hall, Record Office, stopping several holes in the old stone walls at the Parliament Office 602 7
1,081 19
at Denmark House:
emptions and provisions 505 10
Jane Thompson, widow, for a fire engine 30 0 0
cartage 28 15 11
wages 287 7 6
task work, wainscot work at several apartments (including 110l. 3s. 6d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work at several lodgings), in the Court and before the House at the Watergate and in the Stables 456 17
rewards 1 10 0
water from the New River at Islington 23 10 0
1,333 10
at her Majesty's House at Winchester:
for a labourer employed in looking after the buildings, stores, and for repairs 88 4 5
at her Majesty's House at Newmarket:
emptions and provisions 5 0 10
wages 90 14 7
task work (including 4l. 12s. 6d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work in and about the House) 13 1 2
108 16 7
at her Majesty's Palace of Hampton Court:
emptions and provisions 1,056 12
carriage 344 13
wages 723 16 5
rewards to Richard Marriot, Keeper of the Privy Lodging, and Jasper English, underhousekeeper (opening the gates of the Queen's meadows for the barge horses to pass through that draw up timber, stone &c. for her Majesty's service at Hampton Court) 10 6 0
task work, repairs of the battlements of the four towers in the first Court, the Silver Scullery (including 37l. 13s. 7¾d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work done at the lodgings of the Clerk of the Closet, and of the Duchess of Marlborough), the Lord Chamberlain's lodgings, Mrs. Masham's and Mrs. Hill's, 12l. to Richard Osgood, statuary, for two new wings to the Statue of Victory, two brass braces, two new trumpets to the Statue of Fame and repairing the cracks in the other figures 362 17 9
the Gardens 1,678 3
4,202 14
at her Majesty's House at Kensington:
emptions and provisions 995 1
wages 307 2 3
rewards 146 16 4
task work (including 204l. 9s. 8d. to Thomas Highmore for painting work in several lodgings) 1,776 13 1
wages 332 15 8
the Gardens 533 19 10½
4,412 8 10
charges in erecting a scaffold in West-minster Hall for the trial of Dr. Hy. Sacheverell 1,413 4
public paving by the Park wall, Westminster, Whitehall, the Cockpit, St. James's, repairing the pipe work for drains about Whitehall, paving the Horse Guards and at the Park wall next Piccadilly 570 10
20,889 16 9
wages of the officers of the Works (including Sir Christopher Wrenn, 320l. 5s. 10d.; John Vanbrugh, 158l. 3s. 4d. &c.) 1,785 7 8
money paid by the Queen's warrants and warrants from the Treasury, detailed 4,887 2 3
fees at the Exchequer 114 15 0
total payments and allowances £27,677 1 8
Remains 9,437l. 17s. 6¼d.
Declared 17 August 1715.
WORKS AT WINDSOR CASTLE.
See this account in Vol. XXV of this Calendar.
GREAT WARDROBE ACCOUNT.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE: ROLL 3135.
JOHN, DUKE OF MONTAGU, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe.
Account for 9 March 1708–9 to Michaelmas 1710.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains: nil, he being in surplusage 78,793l. 6s. 5½d. on his last preceding account.
money received out of the Exchequer:
in Michaelmas term 7–8 Anne 1,500 0 0
in Easter term 8 Anne 13,155 18 6
in Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne 1,500 0 0
in Easter term 9 Anne 7,900 16 0
25,056 14 6
total charge £25,056 14 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
surplusage on his last account 78,793 6
payments for goods delivered and works done:
Henry Bullock, consarcinator 1,759 13 9
William Portal, mercator 822 12 0
Jacob Davison et sociis, metaxarii 393 12 0
Samuel Orme, metaxarius 723 7 3
William Elliott, limbularius 1,312 6 10¾
William Weeks, fimbriator 141 13
William West, acupictor 891 0 0
Alexander Ross, acupictor 524 0 0
Jasper Cullum, lintearius 1,114 14 6
Benjamin Shute and partner, lintearii 425 7 6
Hamden Reeve, tapetarius 933 3
Thomas Roberts, junctor 581 19 0
William Johnson capsarius 182 2 6
Gerrit Jensen, capsulator 105 18 0
Thomas Rymell, capsulator 155 18 6
Robert Petre, scissor 173 11 10
William Dixon, scissor 100 0 0
Robert Grahame, scissor 153 15 10
Thomas Dummer, valettus scissor 1,182 17 3
John Vanderbank, valettus atrebaticus 1,072 16 0
William Van Huls, clericus robarum et garderobarum 72 0 0
Richard Akerman for white cloth 11 16 0
Nathaniel Witham, principalis pellio 26 13 4
_ Barnsley and James Royce, for white cloth 48 18 0
_ Portal, for services 141 18 4
Charles Hanbury, clericus de la cheque satellitibus vigil' reginae 280 0 0
John Bee, caligarius 82 0 6
John Smith, fibulator 20 9 8
John Horsfall, fibulator 23 5 6
[Maria] Sedgwick, pileo 25 15 0
William Haddock, baltearius 35 0 0
Nathaniel Slack, machaeropius 70 0 0
_ Waldron, lancearius 18 0 0
Anne Colthorpe, sutrex 39 19 3
Henry Parker, for mantles 22 17 0
John Warner, magister barcarum to the Queen's consort 9 12 0
William Crofts, magister puerorum capellae 10 10 0
Joseph Foster and Thomas Mountier, children of the Chapel whose voices have broken 17 19 2
Gerard Byrd, for the Yeomen of the Guard 60 0 0
William Churchill and Edward Castle, bibliopolius 386 5 7
John Dandridge, pictor for sash lights 31 18 5
William Clarke, coementarius 6 3 6
Carolo Capell, pavitor 6 18 6
John Ellvington, for reparations 31 17 8
George Hutchinson, ditto 20 13 1
William Holmes, messenger of the Wardrobe 841 7 4
John King, porter of ditto 26 11 0
Matthew Burnett, ditto 20 0 0
John Sarjeant, cursor portarius 66 16 6
Martha Pearson, for work 42 0 0
15,257 7
payments by patents or dormant privy seals:
John, Duke of Montague 3,850 0 0
Edmund Dummer, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe 525 0 0
liveries, detailed, by patent 74 3 0
liveries, by dormant warrant (1703) 12 15 10
ditto, by royal warrant, detailed 639 9 0
ditto, by dormant warrant (1704) 290 5 0
ditto in 1705 116 19 6
ditto 66 16 0
ditto in 1706 63 143 2
ditto in 1707 5 3 4
ditto [? 1708] 68 2 10
ditto [? 1709] 5 3 4
ditto [? 1710] 418 18 0
5,816 10 0
vestures anciently allowed, detailed 214 8 6
fees and salaries, detailed 319 10
pro battalagio &c. 14 8 6
total allowances and payments £100,415 11
and so this accomptant is in surplusage 75,358l. 16s. 8¾d.
Auditor's memorandum:
The surplusage appearing to be due to the accomptant consists of many particulars due to the tradesmen and others [by reason of] the ancient method of allowing the whole money [.. by] warrant, though a considerable part thereof may not be paid. no particulars thereof appearing to the auditor nor no acquittances.
Declared 12 April 1715.