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Declared Accounts: Ordnance

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26, 1712. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1954.

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Ordnance

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ORDNANCE.
PIPE OFFICE; ROLL 2697 [E351/2697].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1863, ROLL 122 [A.O. 1/1863/122].
The Hon. HARRY MORDAUNT, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
30 June 1711 to 30 June 1712.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of the last accompt 166,107 11
depending on sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the said last accompt 421,765 8
587,872 19 11½
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 10 Anne, in further part of 300,000l. by privy seal of 2 June, 9 Anne 54,005 0 0
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in further part of the same 93,837 18
Easter term, 11 Anne, in further part of the same 752 3 9
148,595 1 10½
Voluntary charge: proceeds of stores sold, etc., including arms delivered for several regiments; detailed with names of purchasers, etc. 85,842 18
total charge and receipts £822,311 0
Discharge.
Wages and entertainments of Officers, etc. on the Ordinary Establishment:
the Principal Officers: John, Duke of Marlborough, and Richard, Earl of Rivers, successively Masters General, at 1,500l. per annum for 1¼ years, 1,875l.; Thomas Erle, Lieut. General at 800l. per annum for the same time 1,000l.; William Brydges, Surveyor General at 400l. per annum for the same time 500l.; Christopher Musgrave, clerk of the Ordnance, ditto 500l.; Edward Ashe, storekeeper, ditto 500l.; James Craggs, clerk of the Delivery, at 300l. per annum for the same time 375l.; this Accomptant at 500l. per annum for the same time 625l.; James Craggs and Newdigate Owsley, successively secretaries to the Master General, at 200l. per annum for the same time 250l. 5,625 0 0
clerks daily attendant, named 1,200 0 0
three armourers and two furbishers, named 185 0 0
storekeepers, named, etc. 1,117 10 0
engineers, including Col. Michael Richards, Chief Engineer, Talbot Edwards, Second Engineer, and Christian Lilly, Third Engineer, and others, named 1,508 2 6
bombardiers, petardiers, fireworkers and other officers and labourers, etc.; including Maj. Jonas Watson, Chief Bombardier, and George Musgrave, Chief Petardier, Col. Henry Hopkey, Comptroller of the Fireworks, Col. Alexander Hara, Chief Firemaster, Charles Ball, waggoner, and others named 5,241 0 0
14,876 12 6
wages of several additional engineers, etc.:
six engineers, four sub-engineers, six gentlemen of the Ordnance, twelve bombardiers and sixty gunners, not named 2,484 2 6
allowances to several Officers of the Artillery Train in the late War, by Establishment of 14 Feb. 1698–9:
Edmund Williamson, Captain of the Ordnance, 60l.; Ralph Wood and George Brittenstein, First Lieutenants, 100l.; George Spencer and Roger Coleburne, Second Lieutenants, and Edward Glover, another, for ¼ year 90l.; four fire workers, named, 160l. 410 0 0
wages of Officers and others borne on the Establishment of the Field Train in North Britain dated 16 Dec. 1708:
Capt. John Sleezer, Commander of the Company of Gunners at Edinburgh; Capt. Theodore Dury, Chief Engineer in North Britain: David Levingstone, Lieutenant; Alexander Campbell, Commissary of the Train; gunners, bombardiers, storekeepers, wheelwright, etc.; some names and details given 1,842 12
total for wages, etc. 19,613l. 7s. 9¾d.
emptions and provisions: detailed with names 110,544 12 10¼
cleaning and repairing of arms 5,123 1 2
repairs at several castles and forts, detailed: £ s. d.
the Tower of London 2,404 1
Sheernesse 227 13 6
Upnor Castle 139 9 2
Portsmouth 2,684 10
Plymouth 34 1 1
Hull 75 0 10½
Greenwich 55 1
Chatham 254 19
Tilbury 257 15 7
Woolwich 167 17
Berwick 173 2
Carlisle 10 0 7
Chester 72 17 4
Deal Castle 104 6 6
Calshot Castle 298 7 10¼
'Casbrook' Castle 69 3
Southsea Castle 11 8 8
Sandham Fort 71 17 1
Guernsey 148 11 6
Jersey 17 0 11½
Pendennis 205 6 8
Windsor Castle 31 15 9
Yarmouth Castle 6 5 8
Kingston-upon-Hull 52 11 11
Blockhouse Point, near Portsmouth 5,861 0 5
Edinburgh, Sterling Castle, Dunbarton, Fort William and Black Ness Castles, per Col. Tichborne, Clerk and Paymaster of the Works, etc. in North Britain 4,625 13 3
18,060 0
disbursements of several natures: storekeepers, named, at Woolwich, Gravesend, Sheerness, Kinsale, Berwick, Upnor Castle, Portsmouth, Chester, Greenwich, Pendennis, Chatham, etc. for contingent charges, rent, repairs, packing, travelling charges, etc.; James Bushell for trouble in saving guns from the Greyhound, cast away on the hard near Tinmouth; Richard Chapman, master of the Richard and Anne hoy, for the like from the Dover man-of-war on ground in Owsley Bay near Orford Haven; Sir John Delavall, bt., for disbursements in saving guns, etc. from the Greyhound; Edward Sisson, storekeeper at Tinmouth Castle, ditto; James Mayore, shipwright, for building the Marlborough hoy at Portsmouth; Mary Silvester, relict and executrix of Edward Sylvestre, for money paid to several persons on an expedition to Hudson's Bay; several Commanders, named with ships, for gunners' stores bought abroad; the Surveyor General and others for taking a general remain of stores in the Tower; this Accomptant for his disbursements; and other items, detailed 21,983 4
money paid for the service of the Trains of Artillery: to William Leathes, Paymaster of the Train in Holland; to William Musgrave, ditto in Spain; and to others for work and materials, detailed 149,870 6
land and water carriage of stores: to several owners and masters of ships, not detailed 26,105 1
salaries and allowances by debenture, detailed at length 9,609 1 7
travelling charges, not detailed 4,184 1 0
rent, detailed 1,683 5 0
gratuities and rewards: John Cox, late a matrosse in the train for the loss of his eyes, allowance for 1¼ years 18l. 15s.; Hannah, widow of Col. Browne, late Principal Engineer, for same time 125l.; Exchequer fees 3l. 6s. 8d. and Edward Harley for the Auditors' fee 310l. 457 1 8
total for emptions and provisions, repairs, carriage, etc. 347,619l. 15s. 8¼d.
money paid over to Charles Eversfield, the succeeding Treasurer and Paymaster: in money 4,517l. 9s. 6d.; in tallies 43,305l.; in South Sea Stock 89,663l. 4s. 10¾d.; by privy seal of 11 Oct. 1710 137,485 14
imprests cleared by Debentures subscribed into the stock of the South Sea Corporation 15,691 6
total payments and allowances £520,410 4 2
and so remains 301,900l. 16s. 3¾d.
whereof depending on sundry persons, named at length, for money imprested to them, 26 March 1673 to 30 June 1712:
by Sir George Wharton, bt., late Treasurer and Paymaster:
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 including 3,000l. for powder and 3,000l. for works at Gosport and Portsmouth 6,715 0 0
30 June 1678 to 30 June 1679 915 0 0
30 June 1679 to 30 June 1680 including 3,400l. for works and carriages at Portsmouth 4,548 8 2
30 June 1680 to 30 June 1681 1,516 2 4
by Charles Bertie, late Treasurer and Paymaster:
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 1,700 14 2
30 June 1689 to 30 June 1690 including 6,620l. 12s. to William Hubbald for the [Artillery] Train 7,526 7 8
30 June 1690 to 30 June 1691 including 3,000l. to Sir Polycarpus Wharton, bt., for the powder works at Chilworth 4,455 17
30 June 1691 to 30 June 1692 1,170 5 0
30 June 1892 to 30 June 1893 531 16 8
30 June 1693 to 30 June 1694 637 1 4
30 June 1694 to 30 June 1695 707 19 3
30 June 1695 to 30 June 1696 including 1,593l. 15s. 0d. to Sir Polycarpus Wharton, bt., for gunpowder 1,679 14 5
30 June 1696 to 30 June 1697 1,834 0 8
30 June 1697 to 30 June 1698 203 5 1
30 June 1698 to 30 June 1699 2,501 6
30 June 1699 to 30 June 1700 2,272 16 2
30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 219 16 0
30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 1,631 14 9
30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 1,388 2 0
Edward Hubbald, clerk to Charles Bertie, for the value of two Bills of Imprests: 200l. for the service of the [Artillery] Train and 160l. for paying Bills of Exchange 360 0 0
30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 939 11
30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 1,423 7
by the Hon. Harry Mordaunt, this Accomptant, Treasurer of the Office of Ordnance:
30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706, including 8,095l. 4s. 9½d. to Henry Cartwright for arms bought in Holland and 4,107l. to Lawrence Stanian for the [Artillery] Train in Catalonia 18,104 7
30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 16,052 17
30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708 19,091 14
30 June 1708 to 30 June 1709 17,015 5
30 June 1709 to 30 June 1710 23,576 10
30 June 1710 to 30 June 1711 46,615 19 11½
and within the time of this Accompt, viz.:
30 June 1711 to 30 June 1712 106,238 16
£300,594 18
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 1,305l. 18s. 2d.
Declared 10 November 1715.
Memorandum. This Accomptant appears to have repaid by tally 16 April 3 Geo. II the sum of 1,305l. 18s. 2d. And so this Accomptant is Quit.