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Declared Accounts: Ordnance

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25, 1711. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Ordnance

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ORDNANCE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2696 [E351/2696]. AUDIT OFFICE BUNDLE 1863, ROLL 121 [A.O.1/1863/121].
The Hon. HARRY MORDAUNT, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
30 June 1710 to 30 June 1711.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of the last Accompt 233,267 14
depending upon sundry persons as shown at the foot of the last Accompt 497,695 18
730,963 13 2
Receipts:
money had out of the Exchequer within the time of this Accompt:
Easter term 9 Anne in part of 300,000l. by privy seal 2 June 9 Anne 15,332 14
Michaelmas term 9 & 10 Anne in further part of the same 61,000 0 0
Easter term 10 Anne ditto 30,000 0 0
106,332 14
voluntary charge:
for interest due upon tallies, Exchequer bills and Irish debentures, detailed without names 3,326 13
for exchange of money (Gabriel Soulden for exchange of money from Ireland and John Merring for ditto from Barbados) 838 10 0
for freight of goods (Jacob Watcher and Alexander Mackdonnel for freight from Lisbon, Thomas Couts, owner of the Thomas, and Captain Thomas Young, master of the Hatley frigate, ditto from Barcelona) 1,042 2 0
the Vice-Treasurer of Ireland for small arms 5,824 15
John Barker, being so much paid him by John Hooper at Portsmouth 530 0 0
more paid him by Christopher Germaine there 76 2 2
John Christian Germain for the like sum received of John Hooper for the fortifications there 300 0 0
several persons for money paid them by Thomas White 453 18 11½
Captain Evans of the Defyance for 48 1b. of powder and two pair pistols by him delivered in Barbary 4 15 0
John Baxter for the like sum paid him by John Jeffries, Paymaster of the train in Spain 4,119 18 5
more ditto by Nicholas Hunton in Spain 98 1 6
William Dixon for pay advanced him as a Commissary 11 4 0
John Walford in part of 15l. 12s. 2½d. paid by him to Capt. Cox for repairing the water engine in the Tower 1 12
ditto in full of the above 14 0 0
Thomas Bowerbank for the like sum paid by John Hooper 250 14 8
William Wogan for 7 quarter-tun fatts [vats] for packing up arms 4 4 0
William Partridge for three barrels of powder received from on board the Diamond for the use of the Pelican in New England 21 0 0
John Collett, bombardier, for the like sum paid him by William Hawys 4 4 0
Colt Tichborne, for materials sold him 43 0 0
John Pearne, deducted out of a debenture 4,769 9 11
John Lloyd for plank and other materials delivered him by James Felton, store keeper at Woolwich 41 7
William Edge for the like sum paid him by Thomas White 350 0 0
more ditto by John Hooper 374 0 0
Matthew Wallis, gunner of the Panther, for stores wanting in his Expense Accompt 3 4 9
Thomas Grieve, late Storekeeper at Berwick; salary 15 0 0
more to the same 5 0 0
Dr. John Gardiner, for the like sum received from John Pattison "appointed Surgeon on an Expedition, but afterwards refused going" 13 5 0
Henry Bosseville, for saltpetre "delivered him to make powder, which he did not comply with" 1,188 3
23,724 6
total charge and receipts £861,020 13 10¾
Discharge.
Wages and entertainments of the Principal Officers of the Ordnance, and their Clerks, the several Armourers, Storekeepers, Engineers, Fireworkers, Gunners, Artificers, Labourers, etc.:
The Principal Officers of the Ordnance:
John, Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance 1,500 0 0
Thomas Erle, Lieut. General of the same 800 0 0
William Brydges, Surveyor General of the same 400 0 0
Christopher Musgrave, Clerk of the same 400 0 0
Robert Lowther, Keeper of the Ordnance Stores (¼ year) 100 0 0
Edward Ash succeeding him (¾ year) 300 0 0
James Craggs, clerk of the Deliveries 300 0 0
Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster 500 0 0
James Craggs, Secretary to the Master General 200 0 0
4,500 0 0
clerks daily attendant (named) 960 0 0
storekeepers, armourers and furbishers (ditto) 1,018 0 0
engineers (Talbot Edwards, second engineer, and others named) 700 0 0
gunners (Col. James Pendlebury, master gunner, and others named) 1,201 2 6
bombardiers (Col. Jonas Watson, master bombardier, and twelve bombardiers) 483 12 6
petardiers (John Faucett, chief petardier, and others named) 146 0 0
fireworkers (Lieut. Col. Henry Hopkey and others named) 590 0 0
yeoman of the tents and toils (John Trovilla and Thomas Fosbrooke succeeding him) 20 0 0
waggon master (Charles Ball) 100 0 0
proof masters (John Blake and John Allen) 40 0 0
purveyor (Isaac Bennet) 40 0 0
messenger (Thomas Watson) 60 0 0
clerk of the checque (William Wright) 60 0 0
60 labourers 1,560 0 0
total for wages etc. as above 11,478l. 15s. 0d.
wages of the additional engineers, gentlemen of the Ordnance, Bombardiers and Gunners, detailed 2,449 16 3
allowances settled on several Officers of the late Regimental Train of Artillery (Edward Williamson, Ralph Wood, George Brittenstein, Edward Glover, Roger Colbourne, George Spencer, Thomas Newton, Zachariah Smith, Thomas Heydon, Richard Silver and James Fenney) 470 0 0
wages of sundry Officers and others of the Field Train in North Britain (Captains John Sleezer and Theodore Drury, Lieut. David Livingstone, Alexander Campbell, Commissary of the Train, and others, some named) 1,475 18 9
total for additional engineers etc. and for allowances as above 4,395l. 15s. 0d.
emptions and provisions, detailed at length (including iron ordnance, cohorne mortars, round shot, mortar shells, hand grenades, ship-carriages, carts, powder, parchment-cartridges, small arms, swords, flints, shot, flags, fuzes, leather harness, pikes, cushions for the office barge, etc.) 116,125 1
hire of ships etc. for the expedition under Earl Rivers and for Holland, Jamaica, Barcelona and Catalonia 13,031 3 6
repairs at several castles and forts (detailed):
the Tower of London 1,047 11
Woolwich 56 1
Greenwich 386 11 9
Tilbury Fort and Gravesend Blockhouse 107 7
Sheerness 944 14 11½
Portsmouth 23,117 15 3
Plymouth 39 15 5
Hull 140 10
Deal Castle 412 8
26,252 16 3
travelling charges, not detailed 1,055 9 6
gunners' stores:
sundry Commanders of the Queen's ships for money laid out, viz., by Capt. Coney of the Maidstone at Barbadoes, Capt. Windsor of the Milford ditto, Capt. Martin of the Blackwall ditto, Capt. Harland of the Severn at the East Indies, Capt. Scott of the Mary galley at Genoa, Capt. Leake of the Newport ditto, Capt. Cutter of the Newcastle ditto and at Leghorn, Capt. Huntington of the Guernsey at Boston, Capt. Boyce of the Nonsuch at New York, Capt. Riddle of the Mairmaid ditto, Capt. Cavendish of the Antelope at Genoa and Leghorn, Capt. Stuckey of the Deptford at Boston, Capt. Steward of the Garland at Leghorn, Capt. Hubbard of the Panther ditto, Capt. Elves of the Revenge at Genoa. Capt. Faulkner of the Enterprise ditto, Capt. Mordaunt of the Resolution ditto, Capt. Davenport of the Enterprise at Genoa and Leghorn, Capt. Stanhope of the Milford at Leghorn, Capt. Hubbard of the Elizabeth at Genoa, Capt. Lestock of the Fowey at Leghorn, Capt. Fairborne of the Centurion ditto, Capt. Taylor of the Tryton at Genoa, Capt. Jackson of the Sorlins at Leghorn, Capt. Hughes of the Winchester ditto, Capt. Jennings of the Falcon at Genoa, Capt. Walpoole of the Poole at Leghorn, Capt. Leake of the Colchester ditto, Capt. Massam of the Faulcon ditto, and John Horsey for the Chichester, Rupert, Lancaster, Restauration, Defyance, Poole and Dunkirk at Leghorn 7,432 19
disbursements of several natures: by storekeepers, paymasters and others, detailed 90,501 17
rewards: to John Gardiner and William Chalmers, surgeons; to Charles Bissell for inspecting titles of lands needed for better fortifying Portsmouth; to Edward Read of the Endeavour; to Alexander Mead for fetching stores from Edinburgh for the garrison at Inverlochy; to Jonathan Dowson for his good behaviour on reinstatement; and to Robert Whitehand 141 9 6
salaries and allowances by debentures, detailed 8,896 5 11½
rents, detailed 1,265 13 3
total for carriage of stores, for repairs, for travelling charges, rewards, rent and other necessary disbursements 257,269l. 17s. 3¼d.
total payments and allowances £273,147 13 11¼
and so remains 587,872l. 19s. 11½d.
whereof depending on sundry persons for money imprested to them (detailed at length with names), 26 March 1673 to 30 June 1711:
by Sir George Wharton, Treasurer and Paymaster:
from 26 March 1673 to 30 June 1673 1,851 0 0
from 30 June 1673 to 30 June 1674 2,013 0 0
from 30 June 1674 to 30 June 1675 320 0 0
from 30 June 1675 to 30 June 1676 80 0 0
from 30 June 1676 to 30 June 1677 170 0 0
from 30 June 1677 to 30 June 1678 6,715 0 0
from 30 June 1678 to 30 June 1679 915 0 0
from 30 June 1679 to 30 June 1680 4,548 8 2
from 30 June 1680 to 30 June 1681 1,516 2 4
by Charles Bertie, late Treasurer and Paymaster:
from 30 June 1681 to 30 June 1682 135 0 0
from 30 June 1682 to 30 June 1683 85 0 0
from 30 June 1683 to 30 June 1684 539 3 4
from 30 June 1684 to 30 June 1685 1,532 0 0
from 30 June 1685 to 30 June 1686 305 10 0
from 30 June 1686 to 30 June 1687 1,062 0 11
from 30 June 1687 to 30 June 1688 928 6 8
from 30 June 1688 to 30 June 1689 1,700 14 2
from 30 June 1689 to 30 June 1690 7,526 7 8
from 30 June 1690 to 30 June 1691 4,455 17
from 30 June 1691 to 30 June 1692 1,170 5 0
from 30 June 1692 to 30 June 1693 531 16 8
from 30 June 1693 to 30 June 1694 663 1 4
from 30 June 1694 to 30 June 1695 732 19 3
from 30 June 1695 to 30 June 1696 1,799 14 5
from 30 June 1696 to 30 June 1697 2,324 16 8
from 30 June 1697 to 30 June 1698 262 3 1
from 30 June 1698 to 30 June 1699 2,621 6
from 30 June 1699 to 30 June 1700 2,272 16 2
from 30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 254 16 0
from 30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 1,631 14 9
from 30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 1,388 2 0
Edward Hubbalds, clerk to Charles Bertie, for the value of two imprests paid to him 360 0 0
from 30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 1,039 14
from 30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 2,304 0
from 30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706 42,131 5
from 30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 49,465 12 11¾
from 30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708 52,600 5
from 30 June 1708 to 30 June 1709 59,613 19
from 30 June 1709 to 30 June 1710 93,324 12
from 30 June 1710 to 30 June 1711 68,873 15 10¼
£421,765 8
and so the Accomptant is indebted 166,107l. 11s. 3¾d.
Declared 25 May 1715.