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Declared Accounts: Army

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 31, 1717. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1960.

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Army

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: GUARDS AND GARRISONS AND LAND FORCES.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 59, ROLL 65 [A.O.1/59/65].

Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Receiver and Paymaster General.

25 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of his last preceding Accompt 3,700 5
and depending on sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the said last Accompt 12,855 5 6
16,555 11
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 270,984l. 0s. 5d. by general writ of Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 5 May 1716
75,247 1 2
the same term, in part of 1,088,908l. 5s. 5d. by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 9 March 1716–17, 3 George I 381,886 18 10
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same 499,747 16 1
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of the same 207,273 10 6
the same term, in part of 185,002l. 4s. 1d. by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 12 Nov. 1717, 4 George I 105,601 2
1,269,756 8
voluntary charge: for interest on tallies 314 7 10½
deduction from Col. Philip's Regiment and the four Independent Companies at Annapolis Royal and Placentia towards reimbursing the charge of provisions sent them from Great Britain 2,324 17 4
deductions from the pay of several Regiments towards a Fund for payment of Pensions to Officers' widows 9,611 14
12,250 19
total charge and receipts 1,298,562 19
Discharge.
Pay and entertainment of the General and Staff Officers in Great Britain:
Col. Charles Churchill and Capt. Robert Reed, Aides de Camp to the Captain General and Commander in Chief, at 10s. per diem each; 25 Dec. 1716 to 24 Dec. 1717
365 0 0
Col. John Armstrong, Secretary to the Commander in Chief, same rate; same time 182 10 0
Henry Lumley, Thomas Erle and William, Lord Cadogan, as Generals of the Forces, at 1.200l. per an. each; same time 3,600 0 0
Thomas Sidenham, Secretary to the Generals, at 10s. per diem; same time 182 10 0
Thomas Meredyth, George Carpenter (now Lord Carpenter), Richard, Lord Cobham, John, Earl of Stairs, and Charles Wills, as Lieuts. General, at 970l. per an. each; same time 4,850 0 0
William Tatton, Joseph Sabine, William Evans, John Pepper, Joseph Wightman, and George Wade, as Majors General, at 485l. per an. each; same time 2,910 0 0
John Stewart, Richard Russell, Andrew Bissett, Thomas Stanwix, Sir Charles Hotham, Humphrey Gore, Philip Honywood, Phineas Bowles, George Preston, Thomas Panton and James Dormer, as Brigadiers General, at 365l. per an. each; same time 4,015 0 0
this Accomptant as Paymaster General 365 0 0
William Poultney and James Craggs as Secretaries at War successively, same rate; same time 365 0 0
Michael Hyde, Commissary General of the Musters, for himself, his Deputy Commissaries and clerks, at 5l. 19s. 4d. per diem; same time 2,177 16 8
Sir Philip Meadowes and James Bruce, Comptrollers of the Army Accompts, at 750l. per an. each; same time 1,500 0 0
Marmaduke Bealing, their Secretary, at 16s.d. per diem; same time 300 0 0
Col. Medcalf Grahme, as Adjutant General, at 20s. per diem; same time 365 0 0
Col. John Armstrong, as Quarter Master General, same rate; same time 365 0 0
Col. Thomas Lascells as Deputy Quarter Master General, at 10s. per diem; same time 182 10 0
Edward Hughes, Judge Advocate General, for himself, his clerk and Deputy at Jersey and Guernsey, at 20s. per diem; same time 365 0 0
Adam Smith, Clerk of the Courts Martial in North Britain, at 7s. 6d. per diem; same time 136 17 6
Sir Samuel Garth, Physician General, Alexander Inglis, Surgeon General, and Benjamin Teal, Apothecary General, at 10s. per diem each; same time 547 10 0
Capt. Thomas Fazakerley, Marshal to the Horse and Grenadier Guards, at 7s. per diem; same time 127 15 0
Hugh Warren, Surveyor of the Guards; at 2s. 6d. per diem; same time 45 12 6
Jonas Watson, Firemaster to the Grenadiers, at 3s. per diem; same time 54 15 0
the Messenger to this Accomptant and the Messenger to the Secretary at War, at 1s.d. per diem each; same time 60 0 0
Robert Mawgridge, Drum Major, same rate; same time 30 0 0
Capt. John Fury, Provost Marshal General, at 5s. per diem; same time 91 5 0
Thomas Morphy, Barrack-master, at 3s.d. per diem; same time 60 0 0
Brig. James Crofts, as Aide de Camp to the King, at 200l. per an.; half-year to 24 June 1717 100 0 0
Col. William Lloyd and Lord Hinchingbrook, as Aides de Camp to the King, same rate each; year to 24 Dec. 1717 400 0 0
Col. James O'Hara and Col. John Cholmley, ditto, at 150l. per an. each; same time 300 0 0
George Smith, Chaplain General to the Forces, at 121l. 13s. 4d. per an.; half year to 24 Dec. 1717 60 16 8
Edward Hughes, Judge Advocate General, for three men to attend him, at 1s. 6d. per diem each; year to 24 Dec. 1717 82 2 6
24,187 0 10
pay of the Regiments in Great Britain:
the First Troop of Horse Guards (John, Duke of Montagu); Officers etc. and 154 private gentlemen; year to 24 Dec. 1717
16,546 13 4
the Second Troop of Horse Guards (Algernon, Earl of Hertford); same establishment; same time 16,546 13 4
the Third Troop of Horse Guards (George, Lord Newburgh); same establishment; same time 16,546 13 4
the Fourth Troop of Horse Guards (John, Earl of Dundonald); same establishment; same time 16,546 13 4
the First Troop of Grenadier Guards (Richard, Lord Lumley); Officers etc. and 145 private men; same time (abating 6l. 10s. for respits) 10,736 13 4
the Second Troop of Grenadier Guards (the Earl of De Lorraine); same establishment; same time 10,743 13 4
the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards (the Marquis of Winchester); Officers etc. and 378 private soldiers; same time (including five men per Troop not on the muster rolls, allowed pursuant to Royal Warrants of 15 July 1717 and 22 Aug. 1718; abating 149l. 13s. for respits and deducting 348l. 15s. for ninety private men disbanded) 28,841 10 4
the King's Own Regiment of Horse (General Henry Lumley and Lord Viscount Irwin); Officers etc. and 360 private men; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 348l. 15s. as above) 28,169 18 4
the Lord Viscount Windsor and Maj. Gen. George Wade, for the Regiment of Horse successively under their command; Officers etc. and 240 private men; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 38l. 12s. 8d. for respits, and deducting 232l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded) 19,067 15 8
Col. Thomas Pitt's Regiment of Horse; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 232l. 10s. as above) 19,106 8 4
the Royal Regiment of Dragoons (Richard, Lord Cobham); Officers etc. and 240 private dragoons; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 51l. 18s. 6d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded) 12,623 2 4
Col. James Campbell's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,675 0 10
Lieut. Gen. George Carpenter's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,675 0 10
John, Earl of Stair's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 82l. 15s. 4d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,592 5 6
Col. William Kerr's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 65l. 15s. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,609 5 10
Maj. Gen. William Evans's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 168l. 10s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,506 10 2
Maj. Gen. John Pepper's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 141l. 9s. 4d. for respits) 6,248 5 0
Maj. Gen. Owen Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 90l. 18s. for respits) 6,298 16 4
Brig. Richard Munden's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 20l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded) 12,654 14 2
Brig. James Dormer's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above) 6,389 14 4
Brig. Phineas Bowles's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 139l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded) 12,675 0 10
Sir Robert Rich, bt., for his Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 20l. 6s. 8d. for respits) 6,369 7 8
Col. William Stanhope's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 23l. 2s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,651 18 2
Brig. Philip Honywood's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 128l. 2s. for respits and 139l. 10s. as above) 12,546 18 10
Brig. Humphrey Gore's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 108l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,566 14 2
Col. James Tyrrell's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 2l. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,673 0 10
Col. Charles Churchill and Sir Charles Hotham, bt., for a Regiment of Dragoons successively under their command; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 20l. 16s. 10d. for respits and abating 139l. 10s. as above and 8d. not paid) 12,654 3 4
Col. Richard Molesworth, for his Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 44l. 14s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above) 12,630 6 2
Col. William Newton's Regiment of Dragoons; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above) 6,389 14 4
the First Regiment of Foot Guards (the Duke of Marlborough); Officers etc. and 1,960 private men; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Company not on the Muster Rolls allowed by Royal Warrants as above; abating 17l. 15s. 10d. for respits and deducting 643l. 15s. 4d. for 28 serjeants and 448 private men disbanded) 51,426 19 8
the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards (William, Lord Cadogan); Officers etc. and 1,260 private men; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 413l. 17s. for 18 serjeants and 288 private men disbanded) 33,397 6 4
the Third Regiment of Foot Guards (John, Earl of Dunmore); same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 34l. 19s. for respits and deducting 413l. 17s. as above) 33,362 7 4
Col. Peircy Kirk's Regiment of Foot; Officers etc. and 600 private men; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 20l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. for two entire companies and 10 drummers and 100 private men disbanded and 1s. 8d. not paid) 13,633 19 10
Lieut. Gen. William Seymour's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 53l. 11s. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,600 17 2
Lord Viscount Irwyn's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above, deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,654 8 2
Richard, Lord Viscount Shannon's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 13l. 10s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,640 16 6
Col. Henry Harrison's Regiment of Foot; same establishment (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,654 8 2
Brig. Henry Grove's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above, abating 303l. 16s. as above) 13,654 8 2
Col. Edward Montague's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above, deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,654 8 2
Lieut. Gen. George Macartney's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,654 8 2
Maj. Gen. Joseph Sabine's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 253l. 18s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,400 9 6
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,654 8 2
Brig. George Preston's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 6l. 2s. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above and 1s. 8d. not paid) 13,648 4 6
Col. John Fane's Regiment of Foot; same establishment (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above and 1s. 8d. not paid) 13,654 6 6
Brig. Robert Stearne's Regiment of Foot; same establishment (including five men per Company as above; abating 14l. 4s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,640 3 6
Col. Roger Handasyde's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 196l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above) 13,458 1 6
Col. John Pocock's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Company as above; abating 42l. 9s. 4d. for respits) 6,917 10 4
Col. Richard Lucas, for his Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 24l. 8s. for respits) 6,935 11 8
Brig. Thomas Stanwix's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 28l. for respits) 6,931 19 8
Sir Charles Hotham's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above) 6,959 19 8
Brig. Alexander Grant's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above) 6,959 19 8
Col. Charles Dubourgay's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 131l. 11s. 8d. for respits) 6,828 8 0
Col. Charles Chudleigh's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 28l. 4s. 8d. for respits) 6,931 15 0
Brig. Henry Morryson's Regiment of Foot; Officers etc. and 500 private men; same time (including five men per Company as above) 5,874 1 0
Col. William Egerton's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; for a year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Company as above; deducting 118l. 16s. 8d. for 10 drummers and 100 men disbanded) 11,661 10 10
Major General Joseph Wightman's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 118l. 16s. 8d. as above) 11,661 10 10
Col. Jasper Clayton's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (deducting 118l. 16s. 8d. as above) 11,661 10 10
789,396 1 2
pay of the Garrisons (establishments given):
Berwick and Holy Isle
884 18 10¼
Blackness 664 19
Calshot Castle 136 17 6
Carlisle 346 15 0
Chester 456 5 0
Clifford Fort and Tinmouth Castle 683 4
Cinque Ports 1,585 9
Dunbarton 664 19 8
Edenburgh Castle 1,769 2
Gravesend and Tilbury 820 2
Guernsey 409 9 4
Hull and the Blockhouse 868 15
Hurst Castle 182 10 0
Jersey 401 10 0
Landguard Fort 344 7 0
St. Maws 191 12 6
Pendennis Castle 295 8
Plymouth and St. Nicholas Island 2,067 19
Portland 130 15 10
Portsmouth 1,334 3
Sheerness 911 7
Scilly Island 361 19 0
Scarborough Castle 52 9
Sterling Castle 1,594 19
Tower of London 3,344 13 10¼
Upnor 492 15 0
Fort William 601 2
Windsor 1,328 8 11½
North Yarmouth 73 0 0
the Isle of Wight 1,750 2
the Gunners at St. James's Park 136 17 6
24,886 19 8
the pay of the several Companies of Invalids; by Kingsmill Eyre, Agent and Solicitor to the 28 Companies in South Britain; establishments detailed:
for twelve Companies (including the Lieut. Colonel, the Major, the Adjutant and the Surgeon)
5,258 14 10
for sixteen other Companies 6,847 15 2
for three Companies until disbandment 273 15 6
12,380 5 6
fire and candle for the Guards and Garrisons, detailed 2,758 0 0
pay and entertainment of the Officers of the Garrisons in the Plantations and of the Regimental Forces there and for fire and candle:
for Col. Francis Alexander's Regiment of Foot in the Leeward Islands; Officers etc. and 360 private soldiers; year to 24 Dec. 1717
9,411 11 8
for the four Independent Companies at New York (Brig. Robert Hunter); Officers etc. and 400 private men; same time 7,044 10 0
for the two Independent Companies at Jamaica (Alexander Stephenson); Officers etc. and 200 private men; same time 3,434 0 10
for the Independent Company at Bermudas (Capt. Benjamin Bennet); Officers etc. and 50 soldiers; same time 948 5 0
for the pay and contingencies of the Garrison at Annapolis Royal (by John Mulcaster, Agent and Solicitor):
for the four Independent Companies of Foot (Officers etc. and 320 private men), to 24 Aug. 1717, 2,634l. 11s.d.; for the Garrison for the same time 530l. 15s.d.; and for fire and candle 85l. 1s.
3,250 7 10½
for the like at Placentia (by Anthony Vezian, Agent):
for the four late Independent Companies (Officers etc. and 320 private men), 1,575l. 7s. 10d.; for the Garrison 303l. 15s.; and for fire and candle 85l. 1s.
1,964 3 10
the pay of the Garrison and Regimental Forces at Annapolis Royal and Placentia:
Col. Richard Phillips for his Regiment of Foot (Officers etc. and 348 private men), 25 Aug. 1717 to 24 Dec. 1717, 3,245l. 4s.; for the Garrison at Annapolis Royal for the same time 570l. 1s. 11d.; and for fire and candle there, 42l. 14s.; for the Garrison of Placentia, for the same time, 193l. 3s. 4d.; and for fire and candle there, 42l. 14s.
4,093 17 3
30,146 16
the pay etc. of the Officers of the Garrison at Minorca and of the Regimental Forces there from 25 Dec. 1716 to 24 Dec. 1717:
pay of the Officers:
Lieut. General George Carpenter as Governor and Commander in Chief, 730l.; Col. Richard Cane as Lieut. Governor, 730l.; Giles Earle and Thomas Maynard, successively Comsary General, 730l.; James Auchmuty, the Governor's Chaplain, 121l. 13s. 4d.; Joseph Micklethwaite, the Governor's Secretary, 182l. 10s.; Anthony Wescombe, Deputy Judge Advocate 182l. 10s.; John Hay, Captain of the Ports, 91l. 5s.; Richard White, Provost Marshall, 73l.; Juan Aledo, as Signalman, 18l. 5s.; at Fort St. Anne: Joseph Sawle, as Fort Major, 91l. 5s.; William Campbell, as Adjutant, 54l. 15s.; Collin Campbell, as Surgeon, 91l. 5s.; Robert Nappier, as Surgeon's Mate, 45l. 12s. 6d.; and at Fort St. Philip: the Lord Forbes, as Lieut. Governor, 730l.; Thomas Cockran, as Fort Major, 91l. 5s.; Alexander Campbell, as Adjutant, 54l. 15s.; James Campbell, as Surgeon, 91l. 5s.; James Scott, as Surgeon's Mate, 45l. 12s. 6d.
4,154 18 4
pay of the Regiments:
Col. James O'Hara, for the Royal Regiment of Fuziliers (Officers etc. and 512 private men, including five men per Company not in the Muster Rolls etc.), 12,869l. 5s. 10d.; Col. Richard Phillips and Brig. Thomas Stanwix for the Regiment of Foot successively under their command (Officers etc. and 512 private soldiers including five men per Company as above, 12,668l. 10s. 10d.); Maj. Gen. Thomas Whetham, for his Regiment of Foot (as above, including five men per Company as above, 12,668l. 10s. 10d.); Lieut. Gen. Nicholas Sankey (as above, including five men per Company as above), 12,668l. 10s. 10d.
50,874 18 4
55,029 16 8
the pay etc. of the Officers of the Garrison of Gibraltar and of the Regimental Forces there, for the same time:
pay of the Officers:
David, Earl of Portmore, as Governor, 730l.; Col. Stanhope Cotton, as Lieut. Governor, 365l.; Thomas Medlicott, as Commissary General, 547l. 10s.; Alexander Chalmers, as Chaplain, 121l. 13s. 4d.; Alexander Urquhart, as the Governor's Secretary, 182l. 10s.; John Beaver, as Deputy Judge Advocate and Commissary of the Musters, 182l. 10s.; Ludovic Petrie and Mordecai Abbott, as Town Major successively 91l. 5s.; John Sidley, Town Adjutant, 54l. 15s.; James Penman, Surgeon Major, 182l. 10s.; Thomas Urquhart and Thomas Collins, Surgeon's Mates, 182l. 10s.; John Kemp, Provost Marshall, 73l.; Joseph Espinosa, Signalman, 18l. 5s.; John Worthington, Turnkey, 18l. 5s.
2,749 13 4
pay of the Regiments:
Maj. Gen. Thomas Pearce for his Regiment of Foot (Officers etc. and 387 private soldiers), 11,147l. 14s. 2d.; Col. Stanhope Cotton for his Regiment of Foot (as above, abating 73l. for respits), 11,074l. 14s. 2d. Lieut. Gen. Thomas Meredith for his Regiment of Foot (as above), 11,1472l. 14s. 2d.
33,370 2 6
36,119 15 10
pensions borne on the King's Establishment of Guards etc. year to 24 Dec. 1717 (unless otherwise stated):
Col. Charles Salisbury
200 0 0
Capt. Edward Borrett 200 0 0
Lieut.-Col. Jeffrey Gibbons 200 0 0
Sir John Gibson, Lieut. Governor of Portsmouth, to 24 Oct. 1717, the day of his death 98 4
Mrs. Anne Babington 100 0 0
Mrs. Anne Harris 100 0 0
Capt. George Browne 100 0 0
Margaret, Judith and Elizabeth Tichborne, orphans of Capt. Benjamin Tichborne 100 0 0
Capt. Thomas Hyde 91 5 0
Lieut. Claudius Linderot 91 5 0
Robert Trelawney 91 5 0
John Rose 40 0 0
Lieut. Henry Meoles 36 10 0
Aaron Darby 91 5 0
Ensign Robert Cornelius 36 10 0
Lieut. Morley 27 7 6
John Shaw 20 0 0
Maj. Griffin May 91 5 0
Lieut. Col. Garrard Russell 63 17 6
Capt. Nicholas Masterson 63 17 6
Major Edward Coney 91 5 0
Major Tamworth Reresby 50 0 0
Capt. Thomas Fitzgerald 45 12 6
Lieut. Morgan Calahan 36 10 0
Lieut. Samuel Antrim 36 10 0
Lieut. James Simpson 36 10 0
Lieut. James Fanning 45 12 6
William Gill 40 0 0
2,224 11
contingent disbursements, pensions and allowances for services, payable out of contingencies:
Lord Paston, for his pension
300 0 0
Brig. Mark Anthony Moncal, ditto 300 0 0
Col. de la Bastyde, ditto 150 0 0
Lieut. Col. Charles Floyer, ditto 150 0 0
Maj. David Ovray, ditto 100 0 0
Capt. Michael Owen, ditto 100 0 0
Maj. Matthew Stewart, ditto 282 17 6
James, Lord Torphichen, ditto (to 16 Aug. 1717 only) 182 2 6
Capt. John Farrier, ditto, for services and wounds at the battle of Dumblain (from 17 Aug. 1717) 100 15 0
the same, by Royal Bounty 400 0 0
Maj. Gen. Richard Holmes (from 12 Aug. 1717) 101 5 0
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills, for his pay as a Captain until a Company fall vacant in his Regiment 182 10 0
Lieut. Col. Alexander Rose, of Lieut. Gen. Wills's Regiment, to make up his pay to that of Lieut. Colonel and Captain, from 25 June 1717 18 6 0
Maj. Francis Williamson, of the same Regiment, ditto to that of Major and Captain, same time 45 15 0
Col. George Watkins as Governor of South Sea Castle, same time 45 15 0
and to several persons, named, for their allowances, according to the posts they enjoyed at the time of the Union 1,108 6 3
William Pulteney and James Craggs, successively Secretaries at War, for rent of a house allowed them 200 0 0
Martin Killigrew, for rent of Castle Hill, co. Cornwall 200 0 0
Sir Philip Meadows and James Bruce, for office contingencies of the Comptrollers of Army Accompts 900 0 0
Richard, Lord Cobham, for so much expended in the marches etc. of the Royal Regiment of Dragoons 49 17 10
Col. James Campbell, for the like of the Royal Regiment of North British Dragoons 45 2 8
the Earl of Stair, for the like of his Regiment of Dragoons 93 18
Lieut. George Carpenter, for the like of his Regiment of Dragoons 43 7 0
Col. William Kerr, for the like of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment of Dragoons 235 6 9
Maj. Gen. William Evans, for the like of his Regiment of Dragoons 133 4
Col. Richard Molesworth, for the like of his Regiment 57 4 8
Col. William Newton, for disbursements and the charge of transporting his Regiment to Ireland 254 1 0
Brig. Humphrey Gore, for disbursements in the marches etc. of his Regiment 90 8 9
Col. William Stanhope, for the like of his Regiment 311 15 2
Brig. Philip Honywood, for the like of his Regiment 45 15 1
Brig. Richard Munden, for the like of his Regiment 69 14 10
Maj. Gen. John Pepper, for the like of his Regiment to 24 June 1717, when they embarked for Ireland 89 13 3
Maj. Gen. Wynn, for the like of his Regiment, ditto 117 4
Sir Charles Hotham, for the like of his Regiment and for charges of transportation to Ireland 477 5 8
Sir Robert Rich, for the like of his Regiment 40 6 10
John Mulcaster, agent to Col. James Tyrrell's Regiment of Dragoons, for the like 97 14 4
the same, for the like of Brig. Dormer's Regiment 62 3
Col. Peircy Kirk, for the like of the Princess of Wales's Regiment of Foot 76 7 9
Richard, Lord Viscount Shannon, for the like of his Regiment 208 16 10
Lieut. Charles Wills, for the like of his Regiment 58 17 9
Col. Henry Harrison, for the like of his Regiment 227 2 8
Brig. Henry Grove, for the like of his Regiment 145 3 6
Brig. Robert Stearne, for the like of his Regiment 100 10 0
Col. Roger Handasyde, for the like of his Regiment 110 1 0
the same, for fire and candle for his Regiment while garrisoned in the town and citadel of Plymouth 325 15 8
Col. Thomas Chudleigh, for the like of his Regiment 35 14 0
Col. John Pocock, for the like of his Regiment 57 8 0
Col. Charles Dubourgay, for the like of his Regiment to 24 June 1717 when they embarked for Ireland 41 2 0
Brig. Alexander Grant, for the like of his Regiment from 22 July 1715, the day of raising, to 24 June 1717, when they were transferred to the Irish Establishment 250 8 0
Maj. Gen. Joseph Sabine, for the like of Webb's Fuziliers 124 19 6
John Mulcaster, agent to Col. Richard Lucas's Regiment of Foot, for the like 97 6 4
Maj. Gen. Charles Trelawney, Governor of Plymouth, and Brig. Thomas Stanwix for fire and candle for Brig. Stanwix's Regiment in Plymouth 267 15 11½
the said Brig. Stanwix, for expenses in the marches etc. of his Regiment from Exeter to Plymouth and thence to Bideford where they embarked to Ireland 50 19 0
Edward, Lord Hinchingbrook, for the like of his Regiment 38 2
Brig. Henry Morrison, for the like of his Regiment and charges of their embarkation to Ireland in June 1717 145 3 10
Col. William Egerton, for expenses in the marches etc. of his Regiment 295 0 3
Col. Richard Maitland, Quarter Master to the Third Regiment of Foot Guards (the Earl of Dunmore's) for the expenses of that Regiment 35 7 0
Capt. John Parsons, Quarter Master to the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards for the expenses of that Regiment and for repairing the Guard houses at St. James's, the Tiltyard and at Hampton Court 86 6 6
Thomas Paterson, for Brig. George Preston, for expenses on work, furniture, firing, etc. for the Detachment of Brig. Wightman's Regiment at Inverness from 19 July 1717 338 11 9
Robert Wilson, for fire and candle for the Invalids in Jersey, whereof he is Lieut. Governor 64 10 0
Brig. Bowles, for disbursements in the marches, etc. of his Dragoons 86 0
Somersett English, Under-housekeeper at Hampton Court, for fire and candle for the Invalids there 22 14
Sir Robert Pollock, for the like for the Garrison of Fort William 424 3 0
William Skelton, for ferrying the Horse and Foot Guards etc. at Lambeth and Fulham 60 0 0
Hatch Moody, agent to the Garrison of Berwick and Holy Island, for coals and candles, etc. 21 0 0
Lieut. Col. Jonas Watson, for disbursements for fuzees for the Troops of Horse Granadier Guards and Companies of Foot Guards and for fire and candle for the Granadier Guards at Whitehall and St. James's Park 123 16 0
Sir Adolphus Oughton, bt., for three hautboys to the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards 82 2 6
Gen. Henry Lumley, for the charge of clothing in rich liveries the kettle drummers and nine trumpeters of his Regiment of Horse 394 3 0
Thomas Morphy, for necessaries for the six Companies of the Third Regiment of Foot Guards in the barracks at the Savoy 474 17
Aaron Tirrell, as of the Royal Bounty, for services 45 0 0
Capt. Marcellus Laroon, ditto 350 0 0
Capt. Alexander Abercrombie, ditto, for long and faithful service and for loss in the late Rebellion etc. 382 10 0
Capt. Patrick Vaus, ditto, for the like 382 10 0
Lieut. John Kelly, for good and faithful service 100 0 0
Lieut. Col. Thomas Cæsar, of the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, as of the Royal Bounty, for service as a volunteer in Flanders at his own expense in 1711 and having since been disappointed in his preferment 300 0 0
Edward Hughes, Judge Advocate General, for attending the Board of General Officers 365 0 0
the same, for disbursements on office necessaries 137 9 4
John Merrill and Richard Arnold, for stationery etc. for the Secretary at War's Office 1,402 3
Theophilus Blyke, for expenses of furnishing the Secretary at War's apartments in Hampton Court Palace, etc. 70 0 0
Lieut. Gen. Carpenter, for expenses in North Britain, intelligence etc. 1,088 14 0
Michael Hyde, Commissary General of the Musters, for postage, etc. 45 12 6
Capt. Woodes Rogers, for levy money for 99 effective private men for his Independent Company in the Bahamas and for subsistence of the said Company 273 10 10
Thomas More, for expense of the Earl of Carnarvon's office for issuing Debentures etc. 289 0 0
William, Lord Cadogan, for clothing the haut-boys and drum-majors of the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards 344 9 0
John, Earl of Dunmore, for colours and clothing for the hautboys and drum-majors of the Third Regiment of Foot Guards 520 0 0
Capt. Edward Hall, as Captain Commandant of Tynmouth Castle 182 5 0
Lieut. Col. Lewis Boriragon, to make up his pay to that of Lieut. Col. of Dragoons 13 13 0
Sir Tristram Dillington, ditto to make up his pay as Governor of Hurst Castle 46 0 0
Col. Charles Churchill, for disbursements in the marches etc. of his regiment 50 7 10
Col. Jasper Clayton, for the like of his Regiment in North Britain 163 6 0
Nicholas Roope, in satisfaction of his claim as Governor of Dartmouth Castle etc. 350 0 0
Sir Scipio Hill, in satisfaction of his petition 202 16 6
Lieut. Gen. Hatton Compton, Lieutenant and Governor of the Tower, for coals and candles for Col. Harrison's Regiment of Foot 75 0 0
Kingsmill Eyre, agent and solicitor to the 28 Companies of Invalids, for their coals, candles, etc. 178 0 6
Henry Cunningham, for Henry Gelfillame, Robert Stewart and Robert Buchanan, for coals etc. for Col. Montague's Regiment at Craigforth and for the Guard on that part of Forth Water where there is a passage called Drip Coddle, in Scotland 83 19 11
Quarter Master Thomas Cox, of Maj. Gen. Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons, as of the Royal Bounty, for wounds received at Preston and the loss of his leg 50 0 0
John Gough, ditto, for the loss sustained in purchasing an Ensign's Commission for his son William in Maj. Gen. Whetham's Regiment, ‘being broke after’ 100 0 0
Col. Francis Seyes, for good and faithful service 500 0 0
the Duke of Argyll, for his services as Commander in Chief in North Britain during the Rebellion 845 0 0
Col. Robert Monro, for services in North Britain 350 0 0
Sir Patrick Strahan, for service in the Highlands during the Rebellion 500 0 0
Maj. Thomas Cockrane, as Major of Brigade to the Duke of Argyll in North Britain 49 0 0
the Earl of Orkney, for Officers and men taken in for the better defence of Edinburgh Castle, etc. 1,036 12 8
Capt. William Clarke, Adjutant to the Third Regiment of Foot Guards, for repairs of an empty house in the Savoy assigned him 50 0 0
Col. Jasper Clayton, for expenses of his Regiment of Foot in 1715 52 5 9
Richard, Lord Viscount Cobham, for expenses in the marches of the Royal Regiment of Dragoons 9 3 10½
Col. Charles Dubourgay, as Quarter Master General in North Britain 182 10 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 434 4 2
23,652 7
the Officers of the several Regiments, detailed, for payments out of respits (including 1,000l. to Gen. Francis Nicholson for his services and his expenses etc. while in command of the Forces in Nova Scotia in Newfoundland) 4,072 5
money paid for subsisting the rebel prisoners at Lancaster and Chester (by John Mulcaster, Agent and Solicitor for transacting their affairs) 1,627 1
money paid to Thomas Missing for provisions furnished for the Garrison of Gibraltar 15,785 4
the King's allowance for forage to the Regiments of Dragoons in North Britain (the Royal North British Dragoons 18 March 1714–15 to 24 Dec. 1716; Lieut. Gen. Carpenter's, same time; the Earl of Stair's, 18 March 1714–15 to 24 Aug. 1716; Col. Newton's 16 Dec. 1715 to 24 Dec. 1716; Col. Kerr's, 1 Oct. 1715 to 30 April 1716; Maj. Gen. Evance's, 16 Oct. 1715 to 24 April 1716; Col. William Stanhope's, 6 Dec. 1715 to 24 Dec. 1716) 2,998 9 7
several persons, named, for payment of the offreckonings of the men reduced out of the several Regiments 6,195 0 4
(total for pay etc. of the General and Staff Officers and the pay of the Regiments etc. and Garrisons; for fire and candle; for contingencies etc.; as above, 1,031,459l. 16s.d.)
money paid to the Earl of Cadogan for the charge of transporting from Holland in 1715 6,000 men of the Troops of the States General on the occasion of the late Rebellion 14,053 12
money paid over to Robert Walpole, late Paymaster General of the Forces, and surcharged on him in his Accompt 147,386 11
money paid to Capt. Woodes Rogers, Governor of the Island of Providence, for the charge of victualling for one year 100 men, of whom the Garrison for the defence of the Bahamas was to consist 912 10 0
half-pay (by Regiments etc.; no names): several reduced Officers for their half-pay by the King's Establishment of 12 July 1717 67,064 11 0
several Officers en second for their half-pay 28,254 16 8
several Officers of the thirteen Regiments broke in Ireland for their half-pay for 183 days from 25 June 1717 12,272 12 6 (fn. 1)
107,592 4 2
money paid to John Merrill, Paymaster of the Pensions for Officers' widows 3,553 8
total payments and allowances £1,304,958 3
and so remains a Surplus of 6,395 3 (fn. 2)
to which is added the money depending in super on sundry persons for money imprested for the service of the Forces:
money imprested in the year 1716:
the Duke of Argyll, for so much received from the Commissioners of Excise in Scotland, which is repaid and returned in super on the said Duke
10,000 0 0
Capt. Alexander Urquhart, for contingencies at Gibraltar 749 8 6
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills for money paid on bills of Exchange 538 17 0
Brig. Lewis Petit, for expenses on the fortifications etc. of Port Mahone 1,000 0 0
the same, for the Train of Artillery there 567 0 0
12,855 5 6
ditto in the year 1717:
Col. John Moody, for the Garrison of Placentia
3,000 0 0
Brig. George Preston, in satisfaction of a bill of exchange 200 0 0
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills, ditto 100 0 0
the Earl of Sutherland, for the extraordinary expenses of a body of Militia to assist in suppressing the Rebels 2,000 0 0
Col. Alexander Urquhart, for the Garrison of Gibraltar 999 18 11½
Col. Richard Kane, for contingencies for the Garrison of Minorca, from 24 Oct. 1715 to 25 April 1717 2,997 4 2
George, Lord Forbes, ditto; from 25 April 1717 1,336 18 4
John Mulcaster, agent to the Four Independent Companies at Annapolis Royal, for their respited pay 2,031 11 0
ditto, for the respited pay of four men, one per company, allowed for widows 32 8 0
Richard Hampden, late Treasurer of the Navy, for money paid over for provisions furnished Col. Phillips's Regiment and the four late Independent Companies of Foot at Annapolis Royal 2,324 17 4
Theophilus Blyke, late Paymaster of the Pensions to Officers' widows 6,066 2
21,089 0
£33,944 6
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 18 October 1725.
40,339 9 10

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: FORCES ABROAD AND OTHER SERVICES IN THE LATE WAR.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 319, ROLL 1270 [A.O.1/319/1270].

James, Duke of Chandos, late Paymaster of the Forces: Final Account.

1 February 1716–17 to 12 May 1719 (and since 24 August 1713).

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last preceding Accompts: as Paymaster General of the Forces acting in conjunction with the Allies in the Low Countries, 46l. 4s. 5d. and as ditto of the Forces in Spain and Portugal 134l. 13s.d., which sums were respectively discharged by tallies of 26 Jan. and 7 Feb., 3 George I, leaving the Accomptant even and quit nil
Receipts: Michaelmas term, 3 George I, on accompt, by General Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 8 April 1717 2,306 19 6
the same term, ditto, by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 12 April 1717 15,921 19 10¾
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, ditto, in part of 250,000l. towards Subsidies and Arrears, by Privy Seal of 19 Aug. 1715, 2 George I 18,747 18
Easter term, 4 & 6 George I, ditto, for preventing the designs of the King of Sweden, by General Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual 18 April 1718 45,000 0 0
81,976 17
Voluntary charge: received of Sir Roger Mostyn, late Paymaster General of Marines, for the subsistence of detachments of Marines, prisoners in Spain 1,806 11 2
money received of John How, late Paymaster General of the Guards and Garrisons 12,919 17 6
money received of Charles Medlycot, late Commissary of Stores in Portugal, being the sum received by him for the sale of public stores 518 2 3
deductions of 12d. in the 1l. and one day's pay in the year 90 11
money repaid by John Howe, being the subsistence of English prisoners taken at the Battle of Briheuga, 1710 8,314 8 6
money received from the widow of Brigadier Lewis Petit, being the remains of money provided for the fortification of Port Mahon 1,049 12 6
money received for bread delivered by John Sherman to the Garrison of Gibraltar for two years from 24 Dec. 1709 3,000 0 0
profit on remittances etc. surcharged on the Accomptant by Warrant of 19 July 1727 103 11 2
money repaid by Benjamin Sweet, Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Flanders 1,536 9
29,339 3
Sundry amounts surcharged on the Accomptant in pursuance of the said Warrant of Her Majesty [Queen Caroline] as Guardian of the Kingdom:
subsistence, pay and clothing of several British Regiments (to be charged, so far as may be found proper, to the said Regiments on their being cleared)
435,164 9 (fn. 3)
Deduction of 2½ per cent. from the pay of Foreign Forces 21,572 7
money for the Subsistence, etc. of several Regiments in Spain and for Officers and men of the said Regiments who were taken prisoner 357,006 6
money paid to various Regiments serving in Spain and Portugal for the years 1705, 1707–11 1,958,525 1 10¾
money paid to Messrs. Man and Maccullock in settlement of a clothing contract 764 13
money paid for medicines for the Earl of Donegal's Regiment 40 0 0
money paid to the agents of the six Regiments of Dragoons raised in Portugal, for the purchase of horses 26,712 0 0
money for payments on accompt of subsistence, etc. for several British Regiments in Flanders, allowed in the Accompt to 22 Dec. 1711 (to be charged to the said Regiments on their being cleared) 434,323 10
ditto, to 24 Aug. 1713, ditto 252,929 1 10¼
money allowed in the said Accompt for levy money 6,406 0 0
money allowed for subsistence, etc. for British Regiments serving in Spain and Portugal in the Accompt for the year 1713 88,004 13
value of bread supplied by the contractors, Adrian Vanderkaa and Joshua Castanho, or of proviandt guelt in lieu, to Foreign Forces in the Low Countries, detailed 11,039 1
proviandt guelt to be stopped from British troops 1,237 19 1
sums chargeable on the Emperor of Germany, detailed 350,409 2 10
sums chargeable on the States General of the United Provinces, detailed 14,098 16 8
sums chargeable on the Treasury of Ireland, detailed 215 11 0
charge of transportation 1704–7 not deducted in the Accompt of Charles Fox, the preceding Paymaster of the Forces 2,960 13 2
additional levy money for the year 1710 1,718 0 0
pay of the Earl of Donegal as Major General for the year 1706 119 14 0
pay of Colonel Cardellon and Captain Carlton 43 3 4
extraordinary expense of bread supplied to the Garrison of Gibraltar for the years 1710–12 19,558 11
bounty paid to troops in consideration of equipment lost at the Battle of Saragossa 2,365 15
value of horses supplied to Major General Harvey's Regiment of Horse and Lord Raby's Regiment of Dragoons in Portugal 6,558 0 0
money spent by Messrs. Johnson and Leuellin on recruit horses from Ireland 129 17 8
money paid for clothing for the Spanish Forces in the year 1709 31,663 12 9
value of wheat bought in 1707 not accounted for by James Allen, late Commissary in Spain 312 13
money paid to Charles Medlycot, Commissary of Provisions in Portugal, for barley and straw, in the year 1707 1,939 3 8
balance due for arms, tents, etc. delivered by the Office of Ordnance to the British Regiments, March 1701–2 to Oct. 1712 26,605 16 7
money paid to Anthonio Belvitches and Joseph Larissa, contractors in Spain for mules, 1710–12 and for bread, etc., for the year 1708 161,840 2
balance of money paid to Ralph Bucknell for the use of prisoners taken at the Battle of Almanza, in the year 1707 226 15
pay and extraordinaries of the Palatines (to be deducted when their full demands come to be cleared) 18,737 5 0
subsidies made to the Kings of Sicily and Portugal (to be deducted as above) 18,833 6 8
salary of Dr. Lacaan, Director of the Hospital in Spain 100 0 0
arrears of subsidies paid to the Kings of Denmark and Prussia (to be deducted as above) 6,675 10
money due to Major General Evans for forage supplied for 100 days to 1 April 1713 27 2
4,258,863 19
money surcharged, being the difference between what the Commissioners for stating the Debts of the Army have disallowed of the payments made to several Regiments by the Accomptant and allowed by the Auditor and what they have charged the Regiments with, for which he had no allowance 616 17
total charge and receipts £4,370,796 17 7
Discharge.
Pay of General and Staff Officers and Officers of the Hospitals:
James, late Duke of Ormond, in accompt of his pay as Commander in Chief in Flanders, 24 June to 24 Aug. 1713
596 16 8
Dr. Alexander Inglis on accompt of his pay as Physician to the Hospital in Flanders in the year 1712 24 3 9
the widow of John Barker, late Commissary of Stores upon General Erle's Expedition, for his pay at 20s. per diem from 22 Dec. 1708 to 23 March 1708–9 91 0 0
David Campbell for 84 days' pay in advance for several Officers under the command of the Duke of Argyll in Spain from 1 Feb. 1710–11, detailed 287 14 0
Dr. John Friend, in full of his pay etc. as Physician to the Hospital and to the General in Spain, from 24 Dec. 1706 150 0 0
George Denune for his pay as Surgeon's Mate to the Hospital in Spain from 23 Dec. 1708 to 23 Feb. 1708–9 15 10 0
William Squire for 91 days' pay in advance as Master Apothecary to the Hospital in Spain from 24 Dec. 1709 45 10 0
more to him for his pay from 14 Nov. to 23 Dec. 1710 15 0 0
William Elphinstone, Robert Napier, Robert Maitland and John Mylne, four Surgeons Mates to the Hospital in Spain, for 91 days' pay in advance from 24 Dec. 1709 91 0 0
Colin Campbell for his pay as an Extraordinary Surgeon's Mate to the said Hospital from 24 Dec. 1710 to 23 Dec. 1711 91 5 0
John Smith for his pay as Supernumerary Clerk to the said Hospital from 24 Dec. 1711 to 23 Dec. 1712 92 0 0
John Plumerden for his pay as an Extraordinary Mate to the Apothecary there from 24 Dec. 1711 to 14 Nov. 1712 81 15 0
Paul Margarett for his pay as Surgeon there, from 24 Dec. 1711 to 22 March 1711–12 45 0 0
Charles Medlycott, deceased, for his pay as Commissary of the War Stores in Portugal, at 20s. per diem from 1 Aug. to 22 Dec. 1708 144 0 0
1,770 14 5
money due to Officers en second and Officers on Half-pay for their service in the late War:
Captain John Symmonds for his full pay for himself and servants at 10s. per diem from 23 Dec. 1711 to 30 April 1712
65 0 0
Captain William Butler for the subsistence of himself and servants in Portugal at 7s. 6d. per diem from 23 Dec. 1710 to 22 June 1711 68 5 0
James Brown in full of his pay as Ensign en second in Spain from 1 May 1709 to 23 Dec. 1712 143 14 8
Captain Francis Clarke in full of his pay at Lieutenant en second in Spain from 1 May to 23 Dec. 1709 39 4 0
Daniel Combes, agent for Half-pay Officers, detailed 100 0 0
Catherine Walters, on account of her husband's pay as one of the Lieutenants sent to New England 2 0 0
418 3 8
bounty money, levy money etc.:
Colonel William Southwell, for making good the loss of his horses and baggage in Spain during the year 1707
300 0 0
Thomas Macnemara, to enable him to go to Portugal, Jan. 1709–10 50 0 0
Major P. Gordon, for arms and accoutrements lost at the Battle of Ramillies by the Royal Regiment of Scotch Dragoons 540 0 0
Captain John Man, for the like loss by Major General Ross's Regiment of Dragoons 405 0 0
Lieut. Archibald Kennedy, for Levy money for 50 men for the Independent Companies at New York in the year 1713 100 0 0
John Dann, assignee of Thomas Brerewood, clothier, in full discharge of assignments relating to accoutrements supplied to Earl Cadogan's Regiment of Horse in the years 1703 and 1704 380 5
George Aikinheid, clothier, for money paid to him to complete the net offreckonings of Major General Gorge's Regiment to 17 July 1709 404 17
Philip Woodward and John Barker, clothiers, to complete the offreckonings of Brigadier James Dormer's Regiment to 23 Dec. 1711, when [the said Regiment was] placed upon the Establishment of Ireland 1,996 14 10
John Merrill, for the respited pay of Sir Richard Temple's Regiment from 24 June 1706 to 23 June 1707 182 10 0
Lieut.-Col. George Freke for his pay as Lieut. Col. of Lieut. General Erle's Regiment at 7s. a day from 23 Feb. 1711–12 to 24 April 1712, although omitted from the Muster Rolls of the Regiment in error 21 0 0
4,380 7
extraordinary charges:
Sir Theodore Janssen, for money paid to Monsr. D'Arselliers, Resident at Geneva, for buying arms for the war in Italy, 1708
600 0 0
Col. Ignatius Nugent, for his pay as Colonel in the service of the King of Portugal in the year 1710 100 0 0
Richard Cantillon, for his care and pains in stating the accompts of the prisoners in France, from 3 Aug. 1709 to 31 March 1710 30 2 6
Capt. James Long, for his expenses etc. in going express from London to Barcelona in the year 1712 200 0 0
Capt. James Mohun, for his expenses etc. in coming express from Spain from the Earl of Barrimore, Commander in Chief, in the year 1712 164 2 6
Major Humphrey Bland, for his service and charges in going express from London to Barcelona in the year 1712 100 0 0
Col. James O'Hara, for his expenses, etc. in going express from London to Port Mahon with orders for reducing the Regiments there, in June 1713 150 0 0
Lieut. Col. Stanhope Cotton, for his service and charges in coming express from Port Mahon in 1713 100 0 0
Alexander McDonald, on accompt of his expenses in coming from Spain in the year 1713 150 0 0
Anthoine Richard, on accompt of his charges in going several times from London to Barcelona 303 15 0
Consul Nicholas Herne for disbursements for the storehouses at Denia 10 4
Wavel Smith, for his expenses in several journeys to the Camp with money for the Army in Spain in the year 1712 111 12 6
Richard Watkins, for the expense of his journey from Spain to England in the year 1712 91 10 0
Don Joseph Pasqual, for his expense in going express from Spain to England in the year 1712 25 0 0
Henry Neal, for his disbursements for special services by order of the Commander in Chief in Spain 42 15 0
Anthony Hammond, Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Spain, for his loss in selling corn which he took in the year 1712 by order of the Commander in Chief 102 10 0
Martin Mielgo, the King of Spain's Proveditore, for bread and forage supplied to the British Train of Artillery in 1712 240 0
Alexander Stevensone, for shoes and stockings delivered by Ralph Bucknall to the British Train of Artillery, 15 June 1706 18 5 10
John Farra, for his expenses etc. in going down to Tinmouth with money for ten battalions arrived from Flanders at the end of the war 25 10 6
Thomas Sydenham, in part of money paid by him for subsisting invalids from Regiments in the Low Countries in the year 1712 100 0 0
Sir Henry Furnese, for the loss accruing to him by his remittances to the Forces in Portugal in the year 1705 394 13 2
Col. William Ker, for forage money paid him for his Regiment of Dragoons in the Spring of 1711 669 15
John Leaves, for assisting the Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Portugal and for the dangers he ran in shipping from the River of Lisbon large sums of money for the Forces in Catalonia 300 0 0
Thomas More, in full of his charge and expenses in carrying money to Holland in 1708 for the use of the Army there 150 0 0
Major James Allen, on accompt of his pay as Commissary of Stores in Spain, from 24 Dec. 1707 50 0 0
4,229 17 0
(total money paid for the service of British Forces 10,799l. 2s.d.)
money paid and applied by the Accomptant for satisfying bills of exchange drawn for the service of the Expedition to Canada in the year 1711:
money paid to complete bills of exchange drawn by Col. John Arnott in Boston, New England:
Richard Mico; bill dated 24 July 1711
476 3
more to him as Executor to Thomas Bletsoe; bill dated the same day 166 13 4
more to him, as ditto; bill dated 28 July 1711 88 6 8
more to him, as ditto; bill dated 18 July 1711 500 0 0
John Caswall; bill endorsed by Francis Wainwright; dated 24 July 1711 333 6 8
more to him; bill dated same day 496 13 4
more to him; bill dated same day 119 0 11¼
John Lloyd [no date] 333 6 8
more to him; bill endorsed by Thomas Hutchinson; same date 1,000 0 0
more to him; bill of same date 476 3
John Crouch and Samuel Arnold; bill of same date 595 4 9
John Metcalfe; bill of same date 119 0 11¼
more to him; bill of same date 119 0 11¼
Robert Hackshaw; bill of same date 238 2
more to him; bill of same date 333 6 8
Jane Edmonds, executrix of Benjamin Edmonds; bill endorsed by Messrs. Bromfield and Burroughs 119 0 11¼
Robert Gardner; Col. John Arnott's bill dated 18 July 1711, for the subsistence of several Regiments 2,670 17
(total drawn by Col. Arnott, as above 8,184l. 19s.d.)
money paid to John Borland to complete a bill of exchange drawn by Robert Hunter and Francis Nicholson at New York 8 Aug. 1711, for the pay of 29 Lieutenants 43 10 0
money paid to Richard Hampden, late Treasurer of the Navy to complete bills of exchange drawn by Robert Hunter, then Governor of New York, for the service of the Expedition 5,732 3 11¾
13,960 3
pay, subsidies and allowances made to Foreign Princes etc. for services performed in Spain:
money paid for the service of the Emperor of Germany as King of Spain:
Col. Charles Cusack, on a bill of exchange drawn by Henry Watkins, 14 Oct. 1707
60 0 0
Brigadier Michael Richards, heir and Executor of Major General John Richards, late Governor of Alicant in Spain, who was blown up and killed in defence of the Garrison there, for money advanced to Domingo Chapoli, the contractor for supplying bread to Alicant and Denia when besieged 3,090 7 0
3,150 7 0
money paid to Monsr. D. Steinghens, Minister of the Elector Palatine for the pay of the Palatine troops in Catalonia in the years 1708–9, and on accompt of the subsidy payable to the said Elector 2,072 5 0
money paid to Sieur John Hallungius, agent for the Elector of Treves, for the subsidy due, from 23 Dec. 1711 to 24 March 1712–13 7,440 9 6
money paid to Col. Joseph Marti for and in consideration of his services and sufferings in the late war 9,829 10 6
(total money paid to Foreign Princes etc., 22,492l. 12s. 0d.)
money paid to the King of Denmark by way of loan, which has since been repaid to the Earl of Lincoln out of the arrears of subsidies due to the said King 45,000 0 0
money allowed to the Accomptant for his own care and trouble since his super-sedure from the Office of Paymaster General and for fees and other services 9,585 8 0
more to him for the trouble sustained by him and others in completing his final Accompt, from 24 June 1719 to 24 June 1728 4,500 0 0
money paid to Edward Harley, an Auditor of the Imprests, his Deputy and his clerks for his duties in preparing the Accompt of Col. Clement Neville as Paymaster of the prisoners taken at Brihuega, from 24 Dec. 1710 to 3 April 1713 300 0 0
more to him for conducting, for five and a half years, the business required by the late Commissioners appointed for Stating and Determining the Debts of the Army 550 0 0
money paid to Thomas Foley, the other Auditor of the Imprests, for conducting, for six and a half years, the business required by the said Commissioners 550 0 0
more to Edward Harley for examining, engrossing etc. this final Accompt of the said James, Duke of Chandos 700 0 0
16,185 8 0
Money allowed to the Accomptant for disbursements made by him and for discount on tallies etc., payment of interest on loans made for the service of the Forces, and also for payments made to Foreign Forces for which no allowance has hitherto been made:
loss by remittances, commission etc., discount on tallies and South Sea Stock etc. sold for supply of the Forces and interest on loans
8,535 6
money paid to Baron de Borle for waggon and forage money and horses lost by the late Baron Walef's Regiment of Dragoons 4,411 5 0
money paid to M. de Braamt for forage delivered by Aix la Chappelle to four Battalions of Prussian Troops in the winters of 1711–12 and 1712–13 1,577 2 10¼
more to him for forage delivered by Jean de Malines in Sept. 1709 to a detachment of troops commanded by the Earl of Albemarle 32 17
money paid to William Burroughs for forage delivered to the King of Prussia's Army in Limbourg, Nov. 1712 to April 1713 4,418 11 5
18,975 2 11
lastly, the Accomptant is allowed those amounts made and inserted upon his Accompts as Paymaster General to 24 Aug. 1713, herein before surcharged upon him in this Accompt pursuant to Her Majesty's Warrant:
payments on accompt of pay, subsistence and clothing of British Regiments in Flanders for the year 1712, which sum appears to have been charged to the said Regiments by the Commissioners for Determining the Debts due to the Army except 4s. only
435,164 9
payments on accompt of subsistence, etc. of British Regiments in Spain and Portugal for the year 1712 and for the subsistence of Officers and men of the said Regiment who were made prisoners in Spain; charged to the Regiments by the said Commissioners 357,006 6
money paid to the British Regiments in Spain and Portugal on accompt of their subsistence, etc. which is allowed in the preceding Accompt for the years 1707–11 and the sum of 6,992l. 11s.d. paid for subsistence to the Earl of Barrymore's Regiment in the year 1705, charged on the Regiments as above 1,958,525 1 10¾
money paid to Messrs. Man and Maccullock to satisfy a debt arising from their contract for clothing the Earl of Barrymore's Regiment of Dragoons, charged to the said Regiment as above 764 13
sum paid for medicines for the Earl of Donegal's Regiment in the year 1705 and charged on the pay of the Regiment as above 40 0 0
money paid in the year 1710, pursuant to Warrants of the Commander in Chief to the agents of the six Regiments of Dragoons raised in Portugal, to buy horses; charged on the said Regiments as above 26,712 0 0
money allowed to the Accomptant to 22 Dec. 1711 for his payments for subsistence, etc. for several British Regiments in Flanders, charged on these Regiments as above 434,323 10
money allowed to the Accomptant to 24 Aug. 1713 for pay etc. whereof 251, 343l. 8s. 10¼d has been charged as above and the difference of 1,585l. 13s. 0d. for subsistence advanced to Colonel Kerr's Regiment in Ireland surcharged on the Accomptant's Accompt for the year 1713 252,929 1 10¼
levy money allowed in the said Accompt and charged in like manner 6,406 0 0
money allowed in the Spain and Portugal Accompt to 24 Aug. 1713, for subsistence etc. of several British Regiments serving there, whereof 87,999l. 4s.d. has been charged and the difference of 5l. 9s.d. was short paid to Elliot's Regiment in the year 1706 and has been allowed in the year 1713 88,004 13
value of bread delivered to the Foreign Forces by Adrian Vanderkaa and Joshua Castanho, contractors to the Forces in the Low Countries for the year 1712, or of proviandt guelt in lieu, detailed 11,039 1
proviandt guelt to be stopped from the British troops, whereof 1,231l. 13s.d. has been stopped by the said Commissioners and the difference of 6l. 5s.d. is alleged to be chargeable to Col. Pocock's Regiment 1,237 19 1
sums chargeable on the present Emperor of Germany, detailed, viz.: for money lent in 1704, 40,000l.; for money paid in 1710 to Admiral Somelsdyke and other Dutch commanders, for freight and provisions for Lieut. General Ech's Regiment of Horse, 2,036l. 2s. 11½d.; for corn consigned by William Chetwynd to the Commissaries of Stores and Provisions in Spain, 264,335l. 12s. 6d.; and for tents, habiliaments, bread etc., delivered to the Officers of the Emperor 44,037l. 7s.d. 350,409 2 10
sums chargeable on the States General of the United Provinces, detailed:
for waggon money etc. allowed the four English Battalions of the 20,000 men, 5,348l. 16s. 8d.; money paid to Brigadier Lillemaris for Dutch Forces sent on Earl Rivera's Expedition, for provisions, 8,750l.
14,098 16 8
sums chargeable on the Treasury of Ireland, detailed 215 11 0
charge of transportation 1704–7 not deducted in the Accompt of Charles Fox, the preceding Paymaster of the Forces, whereof the Commissioners for Determining the Debts of the Army have stopped 1,344l. 11s. 10d. and the difference is here allowed 2,960 13 2
money allowed in the Accomptant's Accompt for the year 1710 for Additional Levy Money to be set against claims made by the respective Regiments as are the payments made in preceding years, whereof 1,642l. has been charged and the remaining 76l. is a debt for men raised for Sir Roger Bradshaw's Regiment in Ireland 1,718 0 0
extraordinary expense of bread delivered to the Garrison of Gibraltar due to the excessive dearness of necessaries; the matter to be settled when the Regiments serving there come to be cleared, the late Commissioners for Determining the Debts due to the Army having held the opinion that the Regiments ought not to be charged 19,558 11
bounty paid to troops in consideration of equipment lost at the Battle of Saragossa and wear of shoes and stockings on the long marches before and after the Battle; to be charged as an extraordinary of the war and here allowed 2,365 15
value of horses supplied to Major General Harvey's Regiment of Horse and Lord Raby's Regiment of Dragoons in Portugal during the year 1705; these horses being replacements for those taken away by the Duke of Marlborough; to be adjusted when the Regiments come to be cleared but here allowed 6,558 0 0
balance due for arms, tents, etc. delivered by the Office of Ordnance to British Regiments, March 1701–2 to Oct. 1712 26,605 16 7
money paid to Anthonio Belvitches and Joseph Larissa, contractors in Spain for mules, 1710–12, and for bread etc. for the year 1708 161,840 2
pay and extraordinaries of the Palatines; to be deducted when their full demands come to be cleared but here allowed 18,737 5 0
subsidies made to the Kings of Sicily and Portugal; to be deducted as above but here allowed 18,833 6 8
arrears of Subsidies paid to the Kings of Denmark and Prussia; to be deducted as above, but here allowed 6,675 10
4,202,729 9
total payments and allowances £4,330,141 18 1
and so remains 40,654 19 6
against which depending on sundry persons accountable for money paid to them by this Accomptant for the service of the Land Forces:
the heirs, Executors or Administrators of the late Colonel Joseph Dudley, Governor and Commander in Chief of Massachussets Bay, for money paid to James Douglas upon a bill of exchange dated at Boston, New England 4 Aug. 1711 for the accompt of John Borland for building barracks at Nodles Island and for other contingent charges
700 18 0
more to ditto, for money paid to John Lloyd upon a like bill of exchange dated 2 Aug. 1711 for stores received from Charles Chambers for the Train of Artillery, and for the Expedition to Canada 200 0 0
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to John Lloyd for stores received from Nathaniel Carey for the said Expedition 123 3 3
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to Thomas Sanford for like stores received from Oliver Noyes 200 0 0
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to Messrs. John Crouch and Samuel Arnold for like stores received at Boston from Thomas Fitch 2,000 0 0
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to Thomas Bletsoe for like stores received from Samuel Greenwood 200 0 0
more to ditto, on a like bill, dated 21 Dec. 1711 payable to Richard Mico for accompt of Nathaniel Henchman of Boston, for victualling, sailors' wages and hire of vessels for tenders on the Fleet in the said Expedition 996 18 8
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 18 April 1712, payable to Francis Clarke for money spent at Boston on stores for the Train of Artillery by John Walley and Major Thomas Fitch 78 17 6
more to ditto and Francis Nicholson, Commander in Chief of the said Expedition, for money paid on a bill drawn by them jointly at Boston, dated 27 July 1711, payable to John Borland for money advanced by him for the contingent charges of the Expedition 105 14 9
more to the heirs etc. of Col. Dudley and to Francis Nicholson, for a like bill dated 3 Nov. 1711, payable to John Borland, on the balance of his accompt for contingencies of the said Expedition 50 14 8
(total paid for the service of the Expedition for the year 1711, 4,656l. 6s. 10d.)
more on the heirs etc. of James, late Earl Stanhope, Commander in Chief of the Forces in Spain, for money paid on several bills of exchange drawn on the Accomptant by him in the year 1710:
bill dated at Rotterdam 3 April 1710 payable to James Senserfe & Son and assigned to Thomas Clegg
400 0 0
bill dated at The Hague 15 April 1710, payable to the order of Benjamin Sweet and assigned to Theophilus Parsons 90 19 2
bill dated at Genoa 14 Aug. 1710, payable to the order of Messrs. Boissier & Sons, Vignoles and Naville and assigned to Moses Beranger 1,000 0 0
(total of Earl Stanhope's Bills 1,490l. 19s. 2d.)
sums which being part of those surcharged in this Accompt are to be returned in super upon the parties who are accountable for the same:
Earl of Donegal for his pay as Major General for the year 1706
119 14 0
Colonel Cardellon for his pay as Engineer at Denia in the year 1709 and Capt. Carlton for his pay 43 3 4
money expended by Messrs. Johnson and Leuellen on recruit horses from Ireland in 1705 (still to be adjusted, it not being known from which Regiments the same is to be deducted) 129 17 8
John Robyns for clothing supplied to the King of Spain's Forces in the year 1709 (charged to the said King's Subsidy but as the clothing was consigned to Henry Vincent, then Commissary in Spain, the latter is to be charged therewith) 31,663 12 9
James Allen, late Commissary in Spain, the unaccompted part of the wheat supplied to the Forces in the year 1707 312 13
Charles Medlycot, Commissary for Provisions in Portugal in the year 1707, for barley and straw for which no deduction appears to have been made 1,939 3 8
Ralph Bucknell, the unaccompted part of the money paid to him for the prisoners taken at the Battle of Almanza 226 15
Dr. Lacaan, on accompt of his salary as Director of the Hospital in Spain 100 0 0
Major General Evans, on accompt of forage due to him for 100 days ending 1 April 1713 (to be deducted on any demand for the whole amount due 78l. 2s.d.) 27 2
(total of the sums accomptable 34,562l. 22s. 11½d.) £40,709 8 11½
and so the Accomptant upon the end of his final Accompt of money received and paid by him since 24 Aug. 1713, the time of his supersedure from his office of Paymaster General, is in Surplusage
Declared 27 April 1730.
54 9

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: CHELSEA HOSPITAL.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1469, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/1469/24].

Henry, Earl of Lincoln, late Paymaster of the Royal Hospital near Chelsea.

25 December 1716 to 24 December 1717.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last preceding Accompt 19,352 6
Receipts: money detained from the payments to the Forces for the usual deductions of poundage and one day's pay in a year:
for the deduction of 12d. in the 1l. from payand of 6d. in the 1l. out of half pay
52,313 11
for the deduction of one day's pay in a year 2,681 16
(total for deductions 54,995l. 8s.d.)
money received of Lady Katherine Jones for rent of ground near the Hospital (10l.) and of Sir Richard Gough for ditto (9l.) and upon accompt of the late Earl of Ranelagh's legacy (200l.) 219 0 0
total charge and receipts £74,566 14 7
Discharge. £ s. d.
salaries etc., year to 24 Dec. 1717:
Brig. Thomas Stanwix, Governor
500 0 0
Col. Thomas Chudleigh, Lieut. Governor 200 0 0
Richard Bettesworth, Major 150 0 0
Dr. Emanuel Langford, First Chaplain and Dr. Robert Cannon, Second Chaplain 200 0 0
Dr. John Smart, Physician 100 0 0
James Frazier and Kingsmill Eyre, Secretary and Register 100 0 0
Robert Man, Deputy Treasurer 100 0 0
Henry Wood and James Brett, successively Comptrollers 50 0 0
Alexander Inglis, Surgeon 73 0 0
Isaac Garnier, Apothecary 50 0 0
Hugh Warren, Clerk of the Works 20 0 0
Robert Lawson, Adjutant 20 0 0
William Hepburn, Surgeon's Mate 20 0 0
John Astell, Comptroller of the Coal Yard 20 0 0
Henry Pope, Wardrobe Keeper 20 0 0
master cook, master butler, under butler, master baker, barbers etc., detailed, (including 6l. to Renatus Harris for tuning the organ) 1,017 9 0
2,640 9 0
payments for provisions etc. with names of suppliers 6,524 10 10½
customary allowances to Military Officers and soldiers entertained in the Hospital 1,263 4 4
necessary and contingent disbursements:
William Day, for clothing
1,173 12 11
Alexander Inglis, Surgeon, for external medicines 257 8 10
Isaac Garnier, Apothecary, for internal medicines 391 16 9
Mrs. Utresia Astley, Housekeeper, for necessaries for the sick men 4 0 7
sundry invalids for their allowances whilst on ‘furlow’ 85 2 6
Joseph Hudson, ‘upholder’, for upholsterer's wares etc. 105 13 6
Jeremiah Hancock, brazier, for brazier's wares, etc. 39 3 11½
James Gisburne, pewterer, for pewterer's wares etc. 36 4 0
Susan Harper, turner, for turner's wares 110 7 2
Edward Castle, stationer, for stationer's wares 43 7 4
Edward Barrell, for charcoal 33 13 0
Samuel Forrest, glazier, for glazier's work 9 17 8
Charles Bush, tinman, for work etc. 3 12 4
John Astell, for coals 495 0 0
Richard Cole, engine maker, for making a fire engine etc. 27 0 0
John Barnes, bookseller, for books 24 5 0
William Day, for buckets 2 9 0
Alexander Inglis, for so much paid to the Steward of Bethlem Hospital for four Invalid Out-Pensioners there 5 8 8
Kingsmill Eyre, for additional salary etc. 117 1 2
Henry Parsons, contractor, for beef and mutton delivered 108 4 6
Samuel Buckley, gazeteer, for advertisements 21 17 0
Robert Man, Under-treasurer, for his allowance of 2s. per diem for paying the Out-pensioners' quarters 36 10 0
the same, for stationery 21 2 5
Gabriel Spender, porter, for his constant attendance etc. 4 0 0
Mrs. Elizabeth Raby, for care and cleaning of the Chambers at the Horse Guards etc. 5 8 6
Henry Wood and James Brett, successively Comptrollers, for additional salary 50 0 0
Richard Brayne, Steward, for ditto 100 0 0
Alexander Reed, for assisting the Surgeon 20 0 0
Joseph Stanwix, Solicitor, for his salary 45 18 6
Thomas Nightingale and Richard Hayward, messengers, for apprehending etc. Francis Cary and Edward Doyl for abuses in relation to the Hospital 5 2 6
several artificers, for repairs etc. 1,149 18
(contingencies etc. as above 12,321l. 14s.d.)
sundry annual allowances paid out of deductions:
Exchequer fees
7,935 19 7
this Accomptant, for the salaries of himself and under-officers, etc. and for incidents as Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons 5,656 1 8
the same, for his salary as Treasurer 365 0 0
William Pultney and James Craggs, successively Secretaries at War, for themselves, their under officers and clerks and for their additional allowance 2,455 0 0
Michael Hyde, Commissary General, for his allowance 150 0 0
William Willys and John Conduit, for their salaries as Deputy Paymasters at Minorca and Gibraltar 1,095 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 70 0 0
17,727 1 3
pensions and rewards to disabled Officers and soldiers as Outpensioners:
to several Invalid Commissioned Officers at 12d. per diem and several Invalid Non-Commissioned Officers and soldiers, found on examination to be duly qualified, at 5d. per diem (including funeral charges of 101 Out-pensioners)
29,233 5 7
to the assigns of other invalid Out-pensioners who died before the late general re-examination or were not then examined 1,531 1 8
30,764 7 3
money paid out of the late Earl of Ranelagh's legacy:
for the legacy of 5s. to each Light-horseman, 4s. to each Matross and Sergeant, 3s. to each Corporal and Drummer, and 2s. to each Private man belonging to the Hospital, for the annual distribution on 29 May 1717
60 10 0
William Day and Partners, for 416 blue surtout coats 416 0 0
476 10 0
total payments and allowances £63,929 8
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 18 October 1725.
10,637 5 10¾

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: GIBRALTAR GARRISON.

AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1264, ROLL 171 [A.O.1/1264/171].

Charles, Earl of Portmore, as son and heir of David, Earl of Portmore, Governor and Commander in Chief at Gibraltar.

24 October 1714 to 24 December 1728.

See Volume XXIX of this Calendar, p. cxxxiii.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: GIBRALTAR: VICTUALLING ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 183, ROLL 556 [A.O.1/183/556].

Thomas Missing, Contractor for Victualling the Garrison of Gibraltar.

1 June 1715 to 19 December 1725.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. cxlvi.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: TRANSPORT SERVICE.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2309, ROLL 23 [A.O.1/2309/23].

John Hill, Receiver and Paymaster of the Transport Service.

29 September 1716 to 29 September 1717.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accountant's hands on the determination of his preceding Account 4,029 8 10¼
and depending upon sundry persons for money imprested 437 19 8
(total arrears 4,467l. 8s.d.)
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 3 & 4 George I, by Privy Seal of 19 Aug. 1715
3,376 8
Voluntary charge:
received for Interest on South Sea Stock
10 9 6
received from John Aislaby, Navy Treasurer 3,000 0 0
and received for stores sold 16 8 4
(total voluntary charge 3,026l. 17s. 10d.)
total charge and receipts £10,870 14 7
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Hire and freight of ships employed in the Transport Service:
freight in full of the ships employed to transport the Dutch Forces from Great Britain to Holland:
the Adventure (Thomas Willson, master) for transporting 108 men of the Dutch Forces from Hull to Williamstadt at 7s. 6d. a head (abating 6d. for cheese short returned)
40 9 6
the Martha (Simon Richardson, master) for transporting 153 men from Hull as above (abating 1l. 13s. 6d. for stores short returned) 55 13 0
the Queen Hester (Amor Clark, master) for transporting 268 men of the said Forces from Gravesend to Williamsstadt, at 4s. a head (abating 2l. 1s. 11d. as above) 51 10 1
the Benjamin (John Yeoman, master) for transporting 316 men from Gravesend as above (abating 18s. 4d. as above) 62 5 8
the John (John Ellis, master) for transporting 122 men from Hull as above (abating 15s. 4d. as above) 44 19 8
the Thomas and Susannah (Caleb Rich, master) for transporting 148 men from Hull as above 55 10 0
the Lisle (Gregory Shipton, master) for transporting 260 men from Hull as above (abating 2s. as above) 97 8 0
the Bear Key (James White, master) for transporting 125 men from Hull as above (abating 7s. as above) 46 10 6
the Leeds galley (Christopher Clayton, contractor, and James Derrick, master) for transporting 160 men as above (abating 3s. as above) 59 17 0
the Bomanier (John Thomson, contractor, and John Barker, master) for transporting 172 men as above (abating 37s. 1d. as above) 62 12 11
the Royston (Thomas Wall, master) for transporting 340 men from Gravesend as above 88 0 0
the Unity (John Thomson, contractor) for transporting 162 men from Hull as above (abating 23s. as above) 59 12 0
the Isabella (William Bass, master) for transporting 158 men from Harwich as above, at 4s. a head (abating 2l. 19s. 11d. as above) 28 12 1
the Gloucester (George Ouchterlony, contractor), burthen 78 tons, employed to transport the Dutch General Officers from London to Rotterdam (abating 16s. 8d. for stores short returned) 49 3 4
the Mary and Elizabeth (Robert Beam, master) for transporting 195 men from Harwich to Williamstadt as above; and for freight of 130 tons of returned stores at 5s. a ton (deducting 7s. as above) 71 3 0
the York Merchant (John Thomson, contractor, Samuel Smith, master) for transporting 156 men from Hull as above (deducting 1s. for bread short returned) 58 9 0
the Ann (Robert Mirfield, master) for transporting 112 men from Hull as above (deducting 4s. 7d. for stores short returned) 41 15 5
the Providence (Abraham Thomson, master) for transporting 153 men from Hull as above and for freight of 102¼ tons of returned stores (deducting 22l. 8s. 6d. for provisions bought by the master) 60 10 3
the Marlborough (William Mantle, master) for transporting 159 men from Hull as above and for 106 tons of returned stores (abating 23l. 2s. 6d. for provisions bought by the master) 63 0 0
the Frankfort (Joel Watson, contractor, Nathaneel Forster, master) for transporting 148 men from Hull as above (abating 1l. 0s. 3d. for stores short returned) 54 9 9
1,151 11 2
freight in full for three ships hired to transport Lieut. Gen. Seymour's Regiment to Guernsey and Jersey:
the Seaford's Adventure (Richard Lemmon, master) for transporting 180 men of Lieut. Gen. Seymour's Regiment from Portsmouth to Guernsey and for importing from thence the like number of Invalids, at 12s. a head for the 180 men
108 0 0
the Anne (Richard Vaughn, master) for transporting 120 men as above from Portsmouth to Jersey and for importing from thence the like number of Invalids 72 0 0
the King George (John Buckler, master) for transporting 200 men as above from Portsmouth to Jersey, and importing from thence the like number of Invalids 120 0 0
300 0 0
freight in full for several ships hired to transport English Regiments from Great Britain to Ireland:
the King's Fisher (John Pricket, master) for transporting 163 men of Col. Dubourgay's Regiment from Dover to Corke or Kingsale in Ireland
65 4 0
the King (John Lloyd, master) for transporting 169 ditto as above 67 12 0
the Launcelot and Jane (Nicholas Cooke, master) for transporting 160 ditto as above 64 0 0
the William and Anne (Peter Rule, master) for transporting 171 men of Col. Pocok's Regiment as above 68 8 0
the Duke of Cambridge (George Beilby, master) for transporting 165 ditto as above 66 0 0
the John and Josia (Robert Hammel, master) for transporting 148 ditto as above 59 4 0
George Strange for so much paid by him to nine masters of ships for transporting 1,060 men of Brig. Stanwix's and Col. Chudleigh's Regiments from Bideford to Waterford in Ireland and for his commission etc. 271 12 6
the John and Mary (Patrick Kelley, master) for transporting 135 ditto as above from Dover 54 0 0
716 0 6
freight in full for transport services to France and from and to Portugal:
the Prince George sloop (Erasmus Banbury, master) for the freight of the said sloop hired to transport ten of the King's own horses, with grooms, from Gravesend to Calais, and for duty, etc.
29 0 7
the Albion galley (William Cross, master) for importing 80 Officers of divers Regiments from Lisbon to Great Britain at 40s. a head as agreed with Messrs. Stepney and Goddard, Agents at Lisbon, with interest from 12 July 1715 164 6 10
the Denbigh Castle (Robert Hughes), burthen 113¼ tons, at 12s. per ton per calendar month, employed to transport Forces to Portugal, 28 Aug. 1703 to 21 Feb. 1703–4 (less deductions) 150 2 1
343 9 6 (fn. 4)
money imprested on accompt of freight, detailed:
the Royston (Thomas Wall, master), hired to transport Forces to Ireland
200 0 0
the Edward's Adventure (Edward Jackson, master), ditto 200 0 0
the Henry and Martha (James Peck, master), ditto 260 0 0
the Owner's Adventure (John Burwood, master), ditto 340 0 0
the Unity (Edward Bowell, master), ditto 340 0 0
the Blenheim (Thomas Godlee, master), ditto 200 0 0
the Crow (Thomas Crow, master), ditto 130 0 0
the Blessing (Thomas Clerk, master), ditto 250 0 0
the Rebecca (Thomas Grange, master), ditto 150 0 0
the Marlborough (Richard Jennys, master), ditto 230 0 0
the Wingham (George Mecaines, master), ditto 200 0 0
the Thornburg (Thomas Snow, master), hired to transport recruits to the Leeward Islands) 505 0 0
3,005 0 0
(total for freight as above 5,516l. 1s. 2d.)
money paid for provisions and stores bought, detailed (cask and iron hoops, bread, stables for horses, etc., horse slings, hay, deals and spars) 676 17 2
lighterage and other necessary expenses, detailed 93 12 4
770 9 6
salaries etc.:
Thomas Colby, sole Agent and Manager, 400l.; John Hill, this Accomptant, 500l.; Peter Crank, Chief Clerk, 150l.; clerks, messengers etc., detailed, 202l. 16s. 11d.
1,252 16 11
office rent, stationery etc., detailed 558 13 7
1,811 10 6
repayment of a surplusage on the Account of Thomas Jett, late Register and Paymaster of unsatisfied debentures; by Treasury Warrant of 24 May 1717 376 8
total payments and allowances £8,474 9
and so remains 2,396 5
against which depending on divers Correspondents and Agents etc.:
John Field, Correspondent at Hull
5 7 6
Col. John Jones, Lieut. Governor of Hull 72 12 2
Richard Heath, Storekeeper at the Red House, Deptford 100 0 0
John Crook, Messenger, for contingent expenses 58 15 8
John Swadle, Correspondent at Newcastle 5 0 0
Thomas Coates, Correspondent at Whitehaven (184l. 8s. 7d. and 117l. 8s. 0d.) 301 16 7
543 11 11
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 8 March 1717.
1,852 13

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: TRANSPORT SERVICE.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2309, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/2309/24].

John Hill, Receiver and Paymaster of the Transport Service.

29 September 1717 to 3 January 1717–18.

To be published in Volume XXXII of this Calendar.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: TRANSPORT: COMMISSIONER'S ACCOUNT: ARREARS ETC.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2310, ROLL 25 [A.O.1/2310/25].

Sir Thomas Colby, bt., appointed as Commissioner to settle the Affairs of the Transport Office.

22 July 1715 to 17 December 1717.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. cli.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: PENSIONS TO OFFICERS' WIDOWS.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 233, ROLL 811 [A.O.1/233/811].

John Merrill, late Receiver and Paymaster of the money appointed for the payment of Pensions due to the Widows of Officers who were killed or died in the Service.

25 December 1715 to 25 April 1717.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. clix.

Footnotes

  • 1. Should be 12,272l. 16s. 6d.
  • 2. Should be 6,395l. 3s.d.
  • 3. Should be 435,164l. 9s.d.
  • 4. The Account has 363l. 9s. 6d.