Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 32, 1718. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962.
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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: MASTER OF THE HORSE.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1447, ROLL 30 [A.O.1/1447/30].
Francis Negus, Sole Commissioner for Executing the Office of Master of the Horse.
25 March 1717 to 31 March 1719.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: WORKS.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2449, ROLL 152 [A.O.I/2449/152].
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of Works and Buildings.
31 December 1717 to 31 December 1718.
|Arrears; remaining in this Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt||3,431||2||4¾|
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in further part of 40,000l. by Privy Seal of 12 Feb. 1717–18
|Easter term, 5 & 6 George I, in further part of the same||20,018||1||11|
|Michaelmas term, 6 George I, in further part of the same||2,971||17||5|
|total charge and receipts||£27,161||1||9|
Payments for works and repairs at the following places:
the Tower of London:
|carriage of provisions and rubbish||31||19||2|
|wages: carpenters at 2s. 6d. a day each, labourers at 2s. 2d. and 1s. 8d., bricklayers at 2s. 9d. and 1s. 8d., masons at 2s. 9d. and 1s. 10d., paviours at 2s. 6d. and 1s. 10d.; Thomas Kynaston and George Sampson, successively clerks of the works, 84l. 2s. 3d.||409||5||6½|
the Palace at Whitehall:
|carriage of stores etc.||257||10||0|
|wages: carpenters and joiners at 2s. 6d. a day each, bricklayers at 2s. 6d. and 1s. 8d., masons at 2s. 6d., plaisterers and plumbers at 2s. 6d. and 1s. 8d., labourers in trust at 2s. 2d. and ordinary labourers at 1s. 8d.; Nicholas Hawksmore and Benjamin Benson, successively clerks of the works, 153l. 5s. 4d.||979||10||5|
|rewards: Henry Wise and George Johnson, successively for mazers, ‘scowring’ work and labourers to open and shut the sluices from the Thames to the canal head in St. James's Park etc. 52l.; Anne Guest, necessary woman and Robert Bedoe, underhousekeeper, 9l.; Leonard Woodeson, clerk, for Treasury fees 79l. 16s. 6d.; Mansel Bennet, clockmaker 5l. 3s. 6d.||146||0||0|
St. James's Palace:
|carriage of stores etc.||220||0||8|
|wages ‘at the accustomed rates before specified’||339||19||9½|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for work in the King's kitchen, the scalding office, the stables etc. detailed 552l. 6s.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for work, detailed 756l. 1s. 9¾d.; John Hopson and John Smallwell, successively master joiners, for repairs etc. detailed 255l. 3s. 3½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting several lodgings etc. and to John Dean for painting 343l. 14s. 6d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for Purbeck paving etc. 211l. 0s. 6½d.; David Launce, master plaisterer 270l. 9s. 11½d.||2,388||16||1¼|
|rewards: Edward Browne, underhousekeeper, for opening and shutting the doors 1l. 10s.; Mansel Bennet, for mending of the clock 6l. 12s. 6d.; George Clayfield, for horses and watercarts and to the keeper of the engines 41l. 12s. 6d.;||49||15||0|
the Palace at Westminster:
|carriage of stores etc.||62||9||0|
|wages to plumbers, joiners and masons at 2s. 6d. a day each||12||12||6|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for repairs to the House of Lords etc. 25l. 16s. 11d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for work at the House of Lords and elsewhere 33l. 10s. 2½d.; John Hopson, late master joiner, for wainscoting etc. 10l. 11s. 8d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for taking down two old figures at the North End of Westminster Hall etc. 16l. 7s. 6d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting doors at the Record Office 8l. 5s. 4d.; John Mist, pavior, for making good paving etc. 330l. 13s. 11½d.||425||5||7|
|rewards: Robert Webb, for pumping etc. 12l. 17s.; Thomas Smith, housekeeper to the House of Commons 4l. 16s.; Thomas Linton and Daniel Seward, labourers in trust 28l. 14s. 2d.||46||7||2|
|carriage of stores||30||16||2|
|wages to labourers at 1s. 8d. a day||74||0||0|
|Thomas Kynaston and George Sampson, successively clerks of the works||131||19||7|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for making good wooden casements, repairing the lining of the walls, floors and shutters at the sutlers, making scaffolds in the State lodgings etc. and diverse repairs at Mr. Killigrews the Lord Clarendon's, the ‘Old Fryary’ Mr. Yardley's, Mr. Tomson's, the housekeeper's, the Guard House, the burying vault under the Chapel, Sir William Saunderson's, Sir John Stanley's etc. 89l. 8s. 9¼d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairs to chimneys etc., to the walls of the gardens and those at the East side of the Great Court and to Mr. de la Forte's, Mrs. Yardley's, the Bishop of London's, the Guard House, the Friary etc. 120l. 16s. 7¾d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for taking down a partition, which was ready to fall in the ground lodgings on the East side of the Great Court, gluing it together and battening it into panels to strengthen it etc. 34l. 12s. 8½d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for repairing a window, putting up flat Portland chimneys etc. 44l. 6s. 5¾d.; Joseph Roberts, Serjeant plumber, for work detailed 36l. 16s. 10d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting several lodgings etc. 24l. 13s. 4d.; David Launce, master plaisterer, for repairs to lodgings, detailed 47l. 11s. 2½d.; John Mist, pavior 1l. 9s. 4d.||399||15||3¾|
|the New River Water Company, for a year's rent of two branches to the House and stables to Michaelmas 1718||26||0||0|
|Mansel Bennet, clockmaker||2||12||6|
|Thomas Hutton, underhousekeeper, for opening and shutting the doors||1||10||0|
the Palace of Winchester:
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for mending the fencing and weather boards
|Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for materials and wages in repairing the ice-house, coal-house and well-house||5||14||8|
|John Ireland, master glazier, for work at the King's new building, call-house etc.||2||14||2½|
|John Mist, pavior, for repairing the paving at the entrance going up to the West Gate||5||7||2|
|Leonard Woodeson and David Toomer, successively clerks of the works, for their wages at 2s. 3d. a day and for a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements||111||16||5|
|task work: William Sandiver, carpenter, for repairing the road between Hockerill and Mountfichet in Essex for the greater convenience of the King's voyage as also for repairs, detailed 28l. 5s. 2d.; Thomas Highmore, Serjeant painter, for work, detailed 45l. 11s. 4d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairs, detailed 4l. 12s. 3½d.; David Launce, master plaisterer 4l. 13s. 9d.||83||2||6½|
|Andrew Jelfe and Leonard Woodeson, successively clerks of the works, for wages at 2s. 3d. a day and for a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements||202||1||9|
Hampton Court Palace:
|carriage of stores by land and water||176||17||1¼|
|wages: labourers at 1s. 8d. a day each; joiners, carpenters, masons, bricklayers and plumbers at 2s. 6d. a day each; Richard Marriot, for opening the Privy Lodgings for workmen 1l. 10s.; Somerset English, for opening several lodgings and the meadow gates 4l. 10s.; Thomas Fort, clerk of the works, for wages, travelling charges and disbursements 82l. 11s. 3d.; Alexander Fort, labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements 121l. 14s. 4d.||650||10||8|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for repairing several stables etc., shoring up a floor and the roof over the surgeon of the Household's lodgings, putting up shelves and other work, detailed 280l. 3s. 0¼d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for taking down wooden ‘mantles’ and turning arches in their stead to prevent fire and other repairs etc., detailed 75l. 4s. 3d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for repairing the conduits at Combe and other work, detailed 77l. 6s. 11¾d.; John Hopson, late master joiner, for repairing wainscoting, making closets and shelves, making lockets for the kitchen, putting up a billiard table, making a model of the Great Stairs and a case for it, and for repairs etc., detailed 177l. 11s. 2d.; Thomas Highmore, Serjeant painter, 11l. 1s. 0d.; John Golding, plumber, for maintaining the pipes from Combe Conduits to the Court etc. 165l. 9s. 6d.||786||15||11|
Hampton Court Gardens:
|wages: labourers at 1s. 8d. a day; Thomas Simpson, an under gardener at 20l. per an. and for disbursements 64l. 18s. 9d.; Thomas Fort, for keeping the accompts and for travelling charges etc. 30l. 5s.||153||5||5|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, for a reed fence in the kitchen garden, a headway in the Great Fountain to carry in bricks and clay to mend it, frames for covering flowers etc. 90l. 2s. 2d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairing the garden wall and the fountain in the garden 18l. 8s. 8¾d.; John Smallwood, master joiner for repairing the stove greenhouse in the melon ground 1l. 3s. 4½d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for Portland stone and Purbeck paving 7l. 1s. 8d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for painting fences, seats and frame 25l. 16s. 4d.||142||12||3¼|
sundry extraordinary works and repairs in and near Hampton Court:
at Baron Bothmar's lodgings:
Thomas Hues, master bricklayer 66l. 3s. 11¾d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason 11l. 11s. 5½d.; David Launce, master plaisterer 23l. 16s. 9½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 4l. 8s. 9d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for ‘wainscot sashes and frames, with lines, pullies, brass collers, ironpins’ etc. 19l. 1s. 3¼d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for floor boarding etc. 66l. 10s. 3¾d.
at the Under-housekeeper's:
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for carrying up a staircase, partitioning etc. 31l. 5s.; John Hopson, joiner, for deal beadwork and squarework 57l. 3s. 9½d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for Portland ‘mantles’ etc. 13l. 2s. 2½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 16l. 17s. 0½d.; David Launce, master plaisterer 8l. 4s. 8d.
several works for the King's immediate service:
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for fencing the woodyard etc. 185l. 9s. 9½d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer 28l. 6s. 8½d.; Robert Weatherhelt, plaisterer, for scraping the black of the tennis court and washing, stopping and whiting the same 31l. 10s.; John Hopson, joiner 128l. 4s. 1d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 14l. 9s. 4d.; Thomas Pershouse, smith 81l. 18s. 2d.; Richard Fransham, ironmonger 29l. 17s. 4½d.; Charles Fisher, for carriage of bricks etc. from the Court to the Guard-house by the Bowling Green 8s.; John Stockley, for carriage of a large stove from Exeter Change to Hampton Court 14s. 6d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for Portland stone and for workmen's wages repairing the parapet wall in the Fountain Garden next the Thames 84l. 5s. 10¼d.; John Rowley, for repairing Dutch engines etc. 60l. 19s. 5d.
in the young Princess's lodgings:
John Hopson, master joiner, for presses, tables, desks, drawers, ‘cloke pins’ etc. 166l. 16s. 11¾d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 16l. 10s. 3d.; Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for flooring the music room and vestibule 76l. 16s. 7½d
in the Prince's apartments:
Grinlin Gibbons, for carved work in the Bed-chamber angle room, Presence, Great Presence, Music room and Guard chamber 533l. 8s. 2d.; John Gumley, for looking glass plates 364l. 4s. 10d.; Thomas Pershouse, smith, for casements etc. 31l. 13s.; John Hopson, master joiner, for wainscoting various rooms 1,748l. 15s. 5½d.; David Launce, for plaisterers work in the Music room 77l. 6s.; Robert Weatherhelt, for the like in the Presence Chamber etc. 134l. 0s. 6¾d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 163l. 1s. 3½d.; Matthew Churchill, master carpenter 410l. 14s. 5½d.; Richard Fransum, ironmonger 138l. 8s.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for white and veined marble, Egyptian marble fire hearths etc. 617l. 1s. 3¼d.; John Woodall, mason, for Portland blocks etc., Roch Abbey door cases, ‘scrowls’ etc. 130l. 13s. 10½d.; Leonard Woodeson and Thomas Kynaston for making up the accompts 5l.
in the young Princess's laundry:
Thomas Pershouse, smith, for a range grate etc. 6l.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for a door etc. 1l. 17s. 6d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for hanging a, copper etc. 8l. 2s. 2d.; Stephen South, for a trench and cess pool 1l. 15s.; Joseph Roberts for inch pipe and carriage 5l. 5s. 6d.
in the Green Cloth's Office:
Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for naked floor timber etc. 30l. 8s. 3½d.; Robert Wetherhelt, plaisterer, for laths, plaister, etc. 4l. 13s. 8d.; John Hopson, late master joiner, for wainscot sashes etc. 83l. 14s. 4d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 14l. 18s. 4d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for Portland ‘mantles’ etc. 11l. 8s. 9d.; Richard Franshan, ironmonger 4l. 12s. 7d.; Thomas Pershouse, smith 1l.
|the half story over the Prince's lodgings; Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for partitions etc. 9l. 16s. 9½d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter 13l. 17s. 2½d.; John Hopson, master joiner 64l. 16s. 6d.; David Launce, master plaisterer 12l. 15s. 4½d.||101||5||10½|
|carriage of stores, gravel etc.||60||16||0|
|wages: labourers at 1s. 8d. a day each; joiners at 2s. 6d.; Edward Arnold and John Smith, successively underhousekeepers, for opening and shutting the doors 1l. 10s.; Henry Joynes, clerk of the works, at 2s. 3d. a day and for a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements 257l. 9s. 9d.||328||2||3|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for repairs in the several apartments, for work in the stables, lowering the gallery in the Chapel and extending the same to the West wall, making a close stairway for the King's ‘conveniency’ and other work 347l. 12s. 3d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairs, making a parapet by the ‘Ferras’ in the garden and other work, detailed 510l. 13s. 3¾d.; John Hopson, late master joiner, for repairs etc. detailed 299l. 17s. 11½d.; John Smallman, master joiner, for taking out sashes etc. on the South side of the room which was Queen Mary's and putting the same in on the West side thereof etc. 4l. 1s. 0d.; Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber 239l. 8s. 10¾d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for rounding ‘Purbeck rowls’ for the gardens, work at the Lady Kilmansegg's, laying down pavement in the arcade next Green Cloth Court and in the places set apart for foreign fowl 104l. 13s. 1¼d.; John Mist for taking up and new laying the King's stables and those of the Horse Guards 107l.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, for repairing and making good the decayed wainscot in the lodgings under Queen Mary's gallery and elsewhere. and for painting posts, rails etc. 134l. 19s.; David Launce, master plaisterer, for repairs in divers places, detailed 66l. 18s. 11¾d.; John Rowley for repairing two engines which force the water up to the house 3l. 18s. 6d.; Mansel Bennet for care of the clock 3l. 19s. 6d.; Henry Wise and Joseph Carpenter for wages to labourers 172l. 11s.; William Edge for sweeping the leads etc. 103l. 10s.||2,099||3||6|
|Kensington Gardens: emptions||114||4||10½|
|wages to Henry Joynes, for keeping the accompts of the Gardens||18||5||0|
|carriage of stores||2||8||0|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for repairs etc. 78l. 12s. 1d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairing walls, raising chimneys etc. 93l. 4s. 5¼d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for repairing the wainscot 2l. 11s. 10d.; Anne Brown, slater 3l. 4s.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for taking down several flights of stone steps and paving, working a stone vase to one of the Corinthian pillars in the green-house, coping walls and other work, detailed 67l. 8s. 2¼d.; Henry Wise and Joseph Carpenter for wages to labourers etc. 137l. 2s. 3d.||382||2||9½|
|carriage of stores||38||5||6|
|wages: Henry Wise, gardener, for keeping the ‘Great Terras’, welding and pruning etc. 160l.; Thomas Rowland, clerk of the works, at 2s. 3d. a day and for a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements 135l. 1s. 4d.||295||1||4|
|task work: Thomas Howard, carpenter, for repairs, for work for the Duke of Gloucester's Installation and for pulling down a stable and several offensive sheds 174l. 13s. 9d.; Matthew Churchill, carpenter, for sawing timber for the said Installation 29l. 15s.; Thomas Fort, joiner, for repairs in diverse places, detailed 37l. 0s. 9d.; John Foster, bricklayer, for repairing tiling etc. 106l. 1s. 5d.; John Woodruff, mason, for work at the Chancellor of the Garter's Tower and elsewhere 143l. 14s. 11d.; Joseph Roberts, Serjeant plumber, for mending pipes etc. at the Prince's lodgings and elsewhere 161l. 11s. 5¾d.; John Eldridge, painter, for painter's work at the Chancellor of the Garter's Tower and elsewhere 49l. 5s. 11d.; Arnold Thompson, for labourers 94l. 0s. 11d.||796||4||1¾|
the engine house at Windsor Castle:
Arnold Thompson, for labourers to assist the carpenters to drive piles at the head and sides of the weir, and for ‘weiging’ chalk, making drains, pumping out water till the sluices were fixed etc.
|John Foster, bricklayer, for brickwork in the water up to the highest floodmark and in the house above the said floodmark, for rubbed faccia and arches set in putty, for rubbed foot lace, plain tiling and pantiling, for working up a wall round the lead cistern with ‘tarras’, laying foundations for the frame of the engine, paving the room in ‘tarras’, setting the side of the cistern with ‘gallytiles’ etc.||648||1||5½|
|John Woodruff, mason, for Portland block etc.||81||15||11½|
|John Hopson, purveyor, for oak timber etc.||238||11||5|
|Thomas Howard, carpenter, for driving piles for the dams, making a stage for the conveniency of pumping, a shed to keep off the rain, laying oak joists and plank under the foundation, framing an oak floor for the dwelling part of the house, making ‘centers’ for the great archdoors and windows, framing floors etc., putting up a staircase, putting up a wood bridge for the barge horses etc.||261||11||6|
|John Baily, carter, for clay delivered and cartage||42||6||3|
|Elisha Lovejoy, smith, for shoes to the piles etc.||50||7||10|
|John Ireland, master glazier, for 85 foot of new ‘quarrys’||2||2||6|
|David Launce, master plaisterer||24||4||9¼|
|John Eldridge, painter, for the bridge etc.||11||0||6|
|Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for lead etc.||114||0||5|
|Joseph Carpenter, for labourers employed in the water to sink the river etc., to wheel away a large island and several banks of gravelly clay, to make a new road, to raise the banks against floods and for hire of trains to carry gravel and earth from ‘Mastrick’ etc.||323||15||6|
|Christopher Clark, for ironmongers' wares||62||8||11|
|Thomas Rowland, clerk of the works, for disbursements, detailed||22||6||10|
|John Rowley, master of the mechanicks, for making a dam before and behind the engine, for clearing the old foundation, for setting down a new frame, 26 foot long and 11 foot high, broad enough for the 12 foot wheel; for a new wheel of 24 foot diameter and 12 foot broad; for a new brass engine with brasses to the crank, forcing rods and a new crank etc.||740||0||0|
|—||2,912||8||0¼ (fn. 1)|
the mews at Charing Cross:
|carriage of stores||100||17||6|
|wages: Thomas Ripley, clerk of the works, at 2s. 3d. a day and for a labourer in trust at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements etc.||123||12||7|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for racks, mangers etc. 227l. 15s. 1½d.; Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairs 349l. 12s. 7¾d.; John Hopson, master joiner, for repairs at Col. Bartlet's and elsewhere 19l. 13s. 3d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for Purbeck steps, Portland ‘mantles’ etc. and Reigate hearth etc. 18l. 16s. 6¾d.; Thomas Highmore, serjeant painter, 28l. 13s. 1d.; Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for new lead 73l. 15s. 4d.; David Launce, master plaisterer, 155l. 12s. 0½d.; John Jolly, pavior, for paving work in St. Martin's Lane, and John Mist pavior, for paving before the mews in Hedge Lane, Castle Street, the Stables etc. 116l. 3s. 4d.||990||1||4½|
|carriage of stores||24||17||4|
|Thomas Ripley, labourer in trust, at 2s. 2d. a day and for disbursements||42||13||10|
|task work: Matthew Churchill, master carpenter, for repairing beds, floors, partitions and the roof of the barracks, etc. 39l. 3s. 7d.,Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairing the main sewer etc. 24l. 14s. 6d.; Joseph Roberts, serjeant plumber, for new lead etc. 21l. 13s. 7¾d.; Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for old paving taken up and reset, new paving etc. 8l. 2s. 1d.||93||13||9¾|
the King's private roads:
Joseph Carpenter, for work at Newmarket in October 1717, 16l. 3s. 4d.; for repairs between Hyde Park and Fulham, Hyde Park and Kensington Court Gates, Kingston and Hampton Court, the roads in Bushey Park etc. and for locks and chains to the Gates to prevent their being left open in the night etc.
the King's barge houses:
Matthew Churchill, for deal boarding, oak piles etc.
|Richard Fransham, ironmonger, for wares||7||1||10|
|Thomas Pershouse, master smith, for wares and workmanship||16||13||5½|
|Thomas Hues, master bricklayer, for repairs etc.||221||17||11¾|
|Deborah Reding, for labourers' wages etc.||64||5||10|
|Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for ‘cubical Portland’ etc.||4||7||7¼|
|(total for works and repairs as above, 31.769l. 19s. 7¾d.)|
|money paid for especial services by virtue of Treasury orders, detailed||3,201||0||6¼|
money paid for ancient salaries, travelling charges etc. of the Officers etc. of the Works:
Sir Christopher Wren, late Surveyor of Works; 1 Jan. 1717–18 to 25 April 1718 when he was superseded
|William Benson, the succeeding Surveyor; 25 April to 31 Dec. 1718||300||2||0½|
|Sir John Vanbrugh, Comptroller of the Works, and as Surveyor of the Gardens||702||14||4|
|Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works; and for a clerk; and for the diet of the Officers of the Works at their monthly meetings; and for stationery wares; and for his additional allowance for extraordinary charges||296||14||10|
|William Watkins, Keeper of the Private Roads and Conductor and Guide in the Royal Progresses; by Royal Sign Manual of 12 April 1717||200||0||0|
|Nicholas Hawksmoor, Secretary to the Board of Works, 1 Jan. 1717–18 to 31 Aug. 1718; and to Benjamin Benson, his successor, to 31 Dec. 1718||100||0||0|
|Edward Wadeson, clerk ingrosser; 1 Jan. 1717–18 to 8 Sept. 1718||81||9||0|
|Colin Campbel, clerk ingrosser; 9 Sept. 1718 to 31 Dec. 1718||16||3||0|
|Leonard Woodeson, clerk to the Board, and Thomas Kynaston, clerk to the Comptroller; year to 31 Dec. 1718||91||5||0|
|Andrew Jelfe, clerk itinerant; by Royal Sign Manual of 13 Aug. 1715||50||0||0|
|Benjamin Jackson, master mason, year to 31 Dec. 1718||116||14||4|
|Robert Barker, master carpenter; 9 Sept. 1718 to 31 Dec. 1718||66||6||7|
|John Hopson, master joiner, 1 Jan. 1717–18 to 9 June 1718; and John Smallwell, master joiner, 9 Sept. 1718 to 31 Dec. 1718||20||11||0|
|David Launce, master plaisterer, and Thomas Hues, master bricklayer; year to 31 Dec. 1718||73||0||0|
|John Hopson, purveyor; 1 Jan. 1717–18 to 9 June 1718, the day of his death||34||0||0|
|James Moore, purveyor; 22 Sept. 1718 to 31 Dec. 1718||21||1||11|
|rewards to the Officers and Clerks of the Works at Xmas||19||4||0|
|Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee||140||0||0|
|the Officers of the Removing Wardrobe||12||0||0|
|Robert Bedoe, cleaner of the Street before Whitehall; by the Prince of Wales's Warrant of 25 Aug. 1716||100||0||0|
|Exchequer fees etc.||122||13||0|
|the Lord Chief Baron, on Declaration of this Accompt||2||0||0|
|total payments and allowances||£37,659||7||6|
and so this Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 5 September 1721.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: WINDSOR FOREST, BUSHY PARK AND HYDE PARK.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2480, ROLL 281 [A.O.1/2480/281].
Edward Young, late Surveyor General of the King's Woods.
Repairs in 1717 and 1718.
See Volume XXXI of this Calendar, p. ccx.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: WORKS: ROLLS HOUSE AND ROLLS CHAPEL.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2494, ROLL 407 [A.O.1/2494/407].
Colin Campbel, the Architect appointed by the Treasury to pull down the House of Converted Jews in Chancery Lane and build a new Edifice there for the Master of the Rolls and likewise to repair and improve the Chapel of the Rolls etc.
29 July 1717 to 29 October 1724.
|Arrears: none, this being his first and only Account||nil|
Receipts: money received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in part of 5,000l. by Privy Seal of 29 September 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 29 June 1717
|Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in further part of the same||1,500||0||0|
|Michaelmas term, 6 George I, in full of the same||1,500||0||0|
money arising by sale of old and useless stores:
Robert Barker, carpenter, for old timber at 10s. a load
|Robert Watson, glazier, for old glass||4||10||0|
|Philip Rudsby, plumber, for old lead||11||0||0|
|Robert Griffith, smith, for 12 cwt. of old iron||7||10||0|
|total charge and receipts||£5,035||0||0|
Payments for stores and wages:
John Evans, bricklayer, for wages to labourers employed in pulling down and rebuilding, at 2s. each per diem, 64l. 10s.; for brickwork for the ‘celler story’, at 5l. 5s. per rod, 462l. 6s. 11¼d.; for ditto to the first floor above the ‘celler’ at 5l. 10s. per rod, 252l. 5s. 5d.; for ditto from the dining room storey to the top of the building at 5l. 15s. per rod, 401l. 10s. 1½d.; for 132 feet in groins, at 6d. a foot, 3l. 6s.; for three squares and 65 ft. of plain tiling, at 6s. per square, 1l. 1s. 10¾d.; for raising of scaffolds to both fronts and new pointing and repairing joints, 37l. 1s. 4½d.; and for 1892 yards of solid digging in the foundations at 6d. a yard, 47l. 6s.
|John Smith, bricklayer, for brickwork in the Secretary's office, porter's lodge, coach houses and stables at 26s. per rod, 50l. 14s.; for plain tiling, at 5s. a square, 10l.; for ditto to the coachhouses and stables, at 5s. a square, 6l. 15s.; for 560 yards of digging in vaults, at 6d. a yard, 14l.||87||9||0|
|John Waxham, brickmaker, for 41,300 grey stocks, at 22s. a 1,000, 45l. 8s. 7d.; for 209,200 place bricks, at 15s. a 1,000, 156l. 18s.; and for 2,000 rubbing stocks, at 30s. a thousand, 3l. less 2s. 7d. short paid||205||4||0|
|Mary Hillard, for lime, at 9s. per hundred, 77l. 3s. 6d.; and for 900 ten-inch tiles, ditto, 4l. 1s. 0d.||81||4||6|
|Samuel Saunders, wood merchant, for baulks, dram and Christiana deals, heart laths etc.||528||8||11|
|Robert Barker, for long and short mardow timber||58||6||6|
|Peter Theobald and Co., timber merchants, for baulks at 4l. a load 16l. 8s.; for 166 ft. of ‘Brewick’ 6l. 5s. and for planks etc. 8l. 17s. 6d.||31||10||6|
|William Cox and Co., timber merchants, for mardow timber, at 2l. 5s. a load 14l. 7s. 1d.; for ditto at 2l. 4s. a load 55l. 14s. 10d.; for long and short ditto, at 1l. 18s. a load 143l. 12s. 9d.; for 12 ft. Christiana deals, at 8l. 10s. a hundred 51l.; for dry ditto, at 9l. a hundred 90l.; for ‘Brewick’ timber 4l. 2s.; and for yew-firs etc. 18l. 11s. 7d.||377||8||3|
|John Green for 80 ft. of large oak timber||5||0||0|
|James Crook for 220 ft. of oak timber 13l. 15s.; for ditto, at 3l. 2s. 6d. a load 18l. 15s. 11d.||32||10||11|
|James Hardy, for oak timber||16||19||0|
|John Foltrop, for oak, at 3l. a load 4l. 18s. 5d.; for ditto, at 3l. 7s. 6d. a load 5l. 14s. 9d.; for 42 ft., at 12d. a foot 2l. 2s.; for carriage 10s. 3d.; less 5d. short paid||13||5||0|
|John Sheldon, for 2-inch plank, at 2d. a foot 10l. 16s. 8d.; and for waterage 7s.||11||3||8|
|George Pottinger, for oak, at 18d. a foot 11l. 18s. 6d.; for ditto, at 12d. a foot 9l. 9s.||21||7||6|
|Richard Young, for carriage and wharfage of timber||10||7||10½|
|Francis Rhodes, for carriage of ditto||1||1||0|
|James Paget, mason, for Portland stone, at 1l. 12s. a ton 241l. 6s.; for plain work, at 12d. a foot 98l. 13s. 6d.; for Purbeck paving at 7d. a foot 35l. 10s. 4d.; for Purbeck step at 2s. 6d. a foot 4l. 18s. 9d.; for ‘Castle of paving’ in the hall and stairs, at 12d. a foot 68l. 8s. 8d.; for Astragal step in the staircase, at 14d. a foot 103l. 6s. 5d.; for plain and moulded work in the Great Door case, at 15d. a foot 37l. 16s. 5d.; for ditto in the windows, at 14½d. a foot 66l. 11s. 5¼d.; for ditto in the Venetian window, at 15d. a foot 3l. 9s. 9½d.; for ditto in the little door cases, at 14½d. a foot 11l. 0s. 6d.; for six Ionic capitals, at 2l. 10s. each, two ditto, at 1l. 5s. each, and two others, at 10s. each 18l. 10s.; for a mask-head at the great door of the Hall 2l. 5s.; for old Purbeck paving, at 2d. a foot 4l. 18s. 2d.; for great ‘Modillon’ cornice. at 7s. 6d. a foot 34l. 13s. 9d.; for cornice to the garden, at 4s. a foot 17l. 15s. 4d.; for Portland stone for chimney pieces etc., at 12d. a foot 12l. 16s. 4d.; for marble for chimney pieces etc., at 5s. a foot 11l. 2s. 11d.; for masoning the neck in the Hall 4l. 10s.; for carving the two lions' heads and mouldings 5l. 10s.; and for moulding work etc. 8l. 5s. 11d.||791||9||2¾|
|Robert Barker, carpenter, for carpenters' wages at 3s. a day 108l. 14s. 3d.; for nails at 10d. a hundred 3l. 17s. 6d.; for naked flooring at 18s. a square (less 2½d. short cast) 91l. 3s. 6½d.; for roofing with old oak plates with deal rafters, ceiling girders etc. 122l. 1s. 1½d.; for guttering at 3½d. a foot 11l. 7s. 2¼d.; for skylight sashes at 3s. a foot 6l. 13s. 10½d.; for straight-jointed flooring at 12d. a square 36l. 7s.; for folding joints at 10s. a square 10l. 14s. 4½d.; for door cases at 10s. each 9l.; for wainscot sashes with deal frames at 20d. a foot 77l. 1s. 3d.; for wainscot sashes at 16d. a foot 39l. 9s. 4d.; and for ‘pole-hipping’ etc. 2l. 12s. 2½d.||519||1||6 (fn. 2)|
|William Baverstock and John Lane, joiners, for square work at 12d. a yard, 41l. 19s. 1d.; for beadwork and raised panel at 20d. a yard 106l. 18s. 10d.; for ditto and plain panel 27l. 14s. 6d.; for wainscot sashes and wainscot in the gallery at 8d. a foot 1l. 16s. 8d.; for jambs etc. to the middle window and pair of stairs to the garden etc. 5l. 11s. 7d.; for rail and bannister with a great entablature at 12s. a foot 18l.; for chimney pieces etc. 44l. 19s. 2d.||246||19||10|
|John Hughes, plaisterer, for rendering in the garrets, staircase, lower offices etc. at 4d. a yard 35l. 9s. 2½d.; for ceiling at 10d. a yard 10l. 13s. 4d.; for ceiling double-laid and floated at 13d. a yard 27l. 12s. 6d.; for lathing and plaistering at 9d. a yard 40l. 17s. 5d.; for finishing at 20d. a yard 45l. 4s. 5d.; for finishing and rustic work at 3s. a yard 24l. 1s. 0d.; for ceiling in garrets, double laid at 12d. a yard 16l. 10s. 9d.; for six rustic windows at 25s. each 7l. 10s.; for finishing six chimneys ‘in the Manner of Coving’ 1l. 5s.; for cornice in garrets, in the library and the first storey at 19d. a foot 48l. 12s. 8d.; for ‘Modillon’ cornice at 5s. a foot 33l. 17s. 6d.; for entablature round the parlour etc. at 3s. 3d. a foot 47l. 2s. 6d.; for double cornice at 17d. a foot 30l. 15s. 9d.; for single ditto at 7d. a foot 7l. 13s.; for whiting at 1½d. a yard 15l. 0s. 6d. and for finishing the heads of the windows in the Hall etc. 3l. 10s. 3d.||395||15||9½|
|Thomas Robinson, smith, for a staircase, being in length 82 ft. 7½ in. with 76 panels and 13 square bars at 8s. a foot 33l. 1s. 0d.; for ditto 34 ft. 4½ in. with 30 panels, 5 square bars and 2 twisted bars at 10s. a foot 17l. 3s. 9d.; for an iron drawback lock and a pair of bolts 1l. 16s.; and for wages to straighten the rails 3s.||52||3||9|
|Robert Griffith, smith, for iron bars to chimneys at 3½d. a lb. for iron etc||48||1||4|
|Thomas Fury, smith, for iron wares||17||3||10|
|Francis Bedwell, iron monger, for brass locks etc.||97||0||0|
|Philip Rudsby, plumber, for lead etc||177||11||10|
|Alexander Reed, painter, for painting in ‘stone colour’ and ‘pearl colour’ at 6d. a yard 63l. 8s. and for painting chimney pieces etc. 12l. 5s. 8½d.||75||13||8½|
|Robert Watson, glazier, for crown glass in sash at 11d. a foot 46l. 15s. 11d.; for ditto in skylights at 12d. a foot 1l. 18s.; and for cleaning and puttying sash windows 1l. 4s. 1d.||49||18||0|
|James Richards, carver, for carving divers trusses||5||18||6|
|Richard Dee, tinman, for two tin funnels for chimneys, 10 feet long, and for workmen's wages||2||7||0|
|Thomas Crane, turner, for ‘ballasters’ at 6s. a dozen 1l. 7s.; and for ‘ballasters’ and ‘pendles’ at 2s. a dozen 2l. 19s.; and for Doric bases and capitals 5s.||4||11||0|
|Samuel Hart, turner, for 3½ dozen large ‘ballasters’ (5 in. square)||1||11||6|
|Jonas Stephenson, pavior, for two-inch pipe, at 1s. 6d. a yard 2l. 5s.; and for digging a trench at 6d. a yard 15s., and for iron hoops etc. 10s. 6d.||3||10||6|
|Robert Jaques, for wages to labourers at 2s. a day each and to carpenters and bricklayers at 3s. a day each||305||2||7|
|reward to the Accomptant for surveying the edifice erected for the Master of the Rolls||300||0||0|
|charge on passing this Accompt||78||0||0|
|total payments and allowances||£5,922||14||3¼|
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 24 August 1725.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST; GREAT WARDROBE.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2369, ROLL 149 [A.0.1/2369/149].
John, Duke of Montagu, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe.
Michaelmas 1717 to Michaelmas 1718.
|Arrears: remaining at the foot of the preceding Account, none, because in surplusage||nil|
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of 30,000l. by Privy Seal of 31 Oct. 3 George I (fn. 3)
|the same term, in part of 20,000l. by Privy Seal of 12 March 4 George I||44||19||8¼|
|Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in further part of the same||11,952||15||5¾|
|the same term, in part of 5,000l. for payment of the late Queen's arrears by general Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 3 Dec. 1714||800||0||0|
|Surplusage as the last Account||63,452||16||8½|
money paid for goods delivered and work done for the service of the Great Wardrobe, detailed, within the time of this Account:
David Bosanquett, merchant, for Genoa velvet, purple and blue, for the coats of the two chief Heralds and to cover the Lord Chancellor's chair in the House of Lords; likewise for very costly purple Genoa damask to make a throne-canopy, an arm chair, high chairs etc. for Abraham Stanyan, Ambassador to the Sultan of Turkey; and for very rich Genoa silk damask and for purple silk for chairs etc. for Sir Robert Sutton, Ambassador Plenipotentiary at Constantinople; likewise for blue Genoa velvet to guard the liveries and for the bonnets of the 140 Yeomen of the Guard and Yeomen Warders for the year 1718; likewise for caps of black Genoa velvet for the King's watermen and for the liveries of the ten Children of the Chapel Royal and of Samuel Stubbs, ratkiller, for the same year; and for Genoa velvet for the cloaks of Prince George William and for coats for John, Duke of Montagu, for Charles, Duke of St. Albans, for Thomas, Duke of Newcastle, and for James, Earl of Berkley, Knights of the Garter; likewise for green and other coloured velvet for tablecloths, cushions etc.; and for purple Genoa silk damask for curtains for the Duchess of Munster's dining room at Hampton Court
|William Barnsley, packer, for cloth for the House of Lords and for the seats in the House of Commons and for curtains there etc.; for cloth and serge for the liveries of the 100 Yeomen of the Guard and 40 Yeomen Warders for the year 1718; and for baize etc. for coats and linings for the 48 Watermen and 12 Pensioner Watermen; and for cloth for coats and linings for the ten children of the Chapel Royal for the same year; and for cloth of divers colours for covering gaming tables etc.; and for Spanish cloth for the further adornment of the bedchambers of the Countess Killmanseg at St. James's; and for many coloured cloth for the gowns of the 58 poor men of the Royal Maundy; and for rich doubledyed cloth for Alice Bill, herbstrewer, for the year 1718; and for serge for curtains adapting the ante-chamber at Hampton Court for the use of the Players||1,573||3||6|
|Richard Chamberlain and Company, mercers, for Genoa velvet, both plain and also interwoven with gold, to cover two altars, one with cushions, for Abraham Stanyan and Sir Robert Sutton, Ambassadors; and for black Belgian velvet for the funeral bier of Prince George William; and for silks to adorn the chambers of Lord Oxford's former house and the Duchess of Munster's apartments at St. James's and for purple Genoa silk damask for the Duchess of Portland's apartments at Kensington||519||11||9|
|John Johnson and Company, mercers, for plain velvet and velvet interwoven with gold and of divers colours to line the coats of the Heralds and Officers of the King's Household, to furnish the Debating Chambers of the Houses of Parliament, to cover gaming tables, to make robes and coats for John, Duke of Montagu, for Charles Duke of St. Albans, for Thomas, Duke of Newcastle, for James, Earl of Berkley, and for Frederick Augustus, Prince of Limburg and for Ernest Augustus, Duke of York, Knights of the Garter, and to furnish apartments at Kensington and St. James's Palace etc||533||6||10½|
|Charles Mathews, laceman, for narrow gold fringe for enriching the liveries of the Yeomen of the Guard and Yeomen Warders and of the ten Children of the Chapel Royal for the year 1718; also for like wares for Sir Robert Sutton, Ambassador to Constantinople, and for the Knights of the Garter and for the Heralds||1,183||10||9|
|John Hasell and Company, lacemen, for gold and silver fringe for a throne-canopy, an arm chair and two chairs with cushions for Abraham Stanyan, Ambassador to the Turks; and for narrow gold lace for enriching the liveries of the 100 Yeomen of the Guard and 40 Yeomen Warders for the year 1718; etc||866||0||1|
|William Weeks, laceman, for lace edgings for French fringes of silver and gold and for rich lace and embroidered work for furnishing the house (late the Earl of Oxford's) near St. James's Church and for Kensington and Hampton Court Palaces etc||593||19||7¾|
|Stephen Towlouse, embroiderer, for embroidering 140 coats, front and back, with the letters G.R. and with roses, thistles, crowns and other emblems for the Yeomen of the Guard and Yeomen Warders; and for embroidery for Sir Robert Sutton, and for the Knights of the Garter etc||1,311||2||0|
|John Robinson, linen draper, for Hollands and cambric for Sir Robert Sutton, for the King's Bargemaster and 48 Watermen, for the 58 poor men of the Royal Maundy, for General Hammerstein and Monsieur Loven, for Abraham Stanyan, Ambassador to the Turks, and for the Chapel Royal at St. James's Palace||171||14||7½|
|Joseph Windham and Company, linen drapers, for like wares for Messieurs Hattoff, Hammerstein and Loven, Gentlemen of the Bedchamber, for the King's Bargemaster and 48 Watermen, for the ten Children of the Chapel Royal, for the 58 poor men of the Royal Maundy and for the King's Chaplains||856||1||5|
|Robert Graham, tailor, for making coats, breeches, liveries and robes of office for the Heralds, the Children of the Chapel Royal, the Master of the Game at Newmarket (ludis praefecti apud Neoforum), Samuel Stubbs, ratkiller, and for John, Duke of Montagu, and Thomas, Duke of Newcastle||150||13||9|
|Robert Petre, tailor, for liveries for 50 Yeomen of the Guard and 140 [sic] Yeomen Warders and for the four Game Keepers at Newmarket and for scarves (auriculis) etc. for Charles, Duke of St. Albans, and James, Earl of Berkley, Knights of the Garter, and for other tailor's work||187||6||11|
|William Dixon, tailor, for 40 coats and breeches for the 40 Yeomen Warders for the year 1718||100||0||0|
|Francis Fox, Yeoman tailor, for netting for the Tennis Court at Hampton Court (pro panni veliferi virgis 315 ad sphaerist' abducend' apud Hanton') and for his work and that of 18 other tailors of the Wardrobe, Michaelmas 1717 to Michaelmas 1718||460||11||6|
|John Vanderbank, arras worker, for materials to mend and restore carpets and tapestries at Kensington Palace; and for the yearly rent of the tailors' and arras-workers' workshops in Queen's Street for the year to Michaelmas 1718; and for his work and that of 14 arras-workers of the Wardrobe from Michaelmas 1717 to Michaelmas 1718||481||6||0|
|Anne Colthrop, sempstress, for making sheets and table-cloths for the King, for his Ambassadors to Turkey and Constantinople etc. and for the ten Children of the Chapel Royal||36||8||11|
|Mary Sedgwick, cap-maker, for 23 hats for the said Children and for the three Keepers of the Racecourse at New-market (rem saltuariam apud Neoforum curantium), with bands thereto||11||19||0|
|Mary Pearce, cap-maker, for a silken cap with enrichments for John Austis, King at Arms||3||19||0|
|John Aird, glover, for 150 gauntlets for the 100 Yeomen of the Guard, the 40 Yeomen Warders and the ten Children of the Chapel Royal for the year 1718||54||15||0|
|William Haddock, belt-maker, for 140 soldiers' buckled leather belts, for 40 belts of cloth and velvet, and 140 swords, with gilt pommels, for the said Yeomen and Yeomen Warders, for the same year||339||10||0|
|John Bee, hosier, for woollen hose for the 100 Yeomen, the 40 Yeomen Warders, the King's Bargemaster, the 48 Watermen and the ten Children of the Chapel Royal and for the 58 poor men for the year 1718||74||7||0|
|Thomas Phill and Jeremiah Fletcher, upholsterers, for beds, bedding, cushions, hangings, chairs etc. for the King and St. James's Palace, Hampton Court, Windsor, Kensington, Whitehall and the Houses of Parliament||3,603||6||4|
|John Gumley and James Moore, cabinet-makers, for mirrors, desks, drawers etc.||330||17||0|
|Richard Roberts, joiner, for chairs, arm chairs, stools etc.; for interior woodwork in the Royal Palaces; for desks and chests of oak for the King's Ambassadors; and for 72 seats for the installation of Prince Frederick and the Duke of York as Knights of the Garter at Windsor Castle||1,669||14||6|
|William Johnson, coffer maker, for close-stools etc. for the Wardrobe||329||15||0|
|John Grant, Heraldic painter, for two banners, gilt, with the Royal Arms emblazoned thereon with St. George's and Imperial crowns, and bearing in addition the Arms of Prince Frederick and of Ernest Augustus, Duke of York, and of the Duke of St. Albans, most recently created Knights of the Garter||104||14||4|
|Edward Castle and Company, stationers, for bibles, prayer books and stationery wares for the Ambassadors, for the Chapels Royal, for the Wardrobe etc.||549||1||11|
|Thomas Dummer, Deputy Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, for Exchequer fees etc.; for travelling; and for his customary allowance||312||11||3|
|William Wood, clerk of the check, for 140 watching cloaks for the Yeomen of the Guard and Yeomen Warders||140||0||0|
|William Crofts, Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal, for 60 pairs of buckled shoes for the year 1718||10||10||0|
|Thomas Powell and Edmund Woodeson, two children of the Chapel Royal, whose voices have broken; fitting out||18||15||2|
|Jonathan Smith, for linen for the Sub Dean, the Gentlemen etc. of the Chapels Royal at St. James's and Kensington||27||10||0|
|William Vanhuls, Clerk of the Wardrobe, for his services for the year to Michaelmas 1718 and for a richly embellished chest||36||0||0|
|John Elrington, steward, for his care in measuring and weighing materials for the Wardrobe and for disbursements; year to Michaelmas 1718||86||5||6|
|Catherine Port, housemaid, for cleaning the office of the Great Wardrobe; year to Michaelmas 1718||21||0||0|
|Nathan Whitham, skinner, for cleaning and airing the King's Stoles; same time||13||6||8|
|William Holmes, for coal and candles etc. for the Office in Queen Street, for cleaning the windows there, for the yearly gifts to the poor of St. Martin's in the Fields, for yearly rent of lighting (redditu lychnorum) for repair of the clock; and for 140 bonnets for the Yeomen of the Guard and Yeomen Warders; and for his yearly allowance and for his livery, year to Michaelmas 1718; and for leather shoes for the 58 poor men; and for the yearly rent of the Great Wardrobe to Michaelmas 1718||440||17||8|
|John King, porter of the Wardrobe, for his wage; year to Michaelmas 1718||20||0||0|
|John Sergeant, messenger, for his 1s. 6d. a day to Michaelmas 1718 and for his livery||33||8||3|
|Christopher Hill, Master of the King's barges, for points||9||12||0|
|(total of the above 18,849l. 11s. 6¾d.)|
payments by Letters Patent or by Royal Sign Manual for rewards, liveries etc.:
payments by Letters Patent:
John, Duke of Montagu, Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, in lieu of poundage at 2,000l. for himself and 200l. for his Deputy; by Letters Patent of 5 April 4 Anne; year to Michaelmas 1718
|Edmund Dummer, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe, for his reward; by ditto of 13 Jan. 1 George I||300||0||0|
|John Plat, Yeoman of the Leash, for his livery, due All Saints Day 1717; by ditto of 6 March ‘19 Car. II’ (fn. 4)||2||12||0|
|Le Strange Symes, Yeoman and Keeper of the Masks and Revels; for ditto ditto; by ditto of 15 May 30 Car. II||1||6||8|
|Edward Harrison, Child of the Leash, for ditto ditto; by ditto of 1 July 32 Car. II||12||0||8|
|John Bret, Joseph Richards, William Weeket and Samuel Clarke, Exchequer messengers, for their liveries due Xmas 1717; by ditto of 13 Dec. 1 George I||4||16||0|
|Edmund Dummer, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe, for his livery due St. Andrew's Day 1717; by ditto of 13 Jan. 1 George I||30||19||8|
|Sir John Vanbrug, Comptroller of the Works, for his livery due Xmas 1717; by ditto of 24 Jan. 1 George I||8||9||4|
|Grinling Gibbons, master sculpter and wood carver, for ditto ditto; by ditto of 3 May 1 George I||8||0||0|
|Thomas Hughes, master bricklayer, for ditto ditto; by ditto of same date||5||3||4|
|Benjamin Jackson, master mason, for ditto ditto; by ditto ditto||2||2||0|
|(total by Letters Patent 2,575l. 9s. 8d.)|
payments by Dormant Warrant under the Royal Sign Manual:
John, Duke of Montagu, for his livery due Xmas 1717; by dormant Warrant of 22 Nov. 1713
|Robert Gardner, Edward Browne, Lawrence Saxon, James Sell, David Harris and William Taylor, Pages of the Bedhamber (Regii conclavis administris) for their liveries due St. John Baptist's Day 1718: by ditto of 12 April, 1 George I||280||18||0|
|John Eccles, Master of the King's Musick, and 21 Musicians, for liveries due St. Andrew's Day 1716; by ditto of 15 Nov. 2 George I||354||15||0|
|Robert Hemington, William Whitmore, Joseph Ashley and Cornelius Tilberg, Grooms of the Privy Chamber (Regis Cubicular 'e Secretioribus), for their liveries due All Saints Day 1717; and four other Pages of the Presence Chamber (sub-cubic') and ten Grooms of the Great Chamber, for ditto due Whitsuntide 1718; by ditto of 14 March 1715||174||2||0|
|William Vanhuls, Clerk of the Wardrobe, for his livery due All Saints Day 1718: Michael Hounslief, cook, for ditto ditto; William Johnson, coffer-maker for ditto ditto; Stephen Toulouse, embroiderer, for ditto ditto; Richard Roberts, joiner, for ditto ditto; and John Elrington, Clerk of the Great Wardrobe, for ditto ditto||145||18||2|
|Claude Amyand, the King's barber, for his livery due St. John Baptist's Day 1718; Mary Lownan, laundress, for her livery due St. Andrew's Day 1717; James Moore, a musician, for his livery ditto; John Dissell, former master cook, for ditto due All Saints Day 1717; John Hopson, master joiner, for ditto due Xmas 1717; by ditto of 3 July 1716||129||7||10|
|Francis Fox, tailor of the King's Robes, for liveries due All Saints Day and St. Andrew's Day 1717; and for his fee of 12d. a day for the time of this Account; by ditto of 6 Jan. 1716–17||83||5||0|
|Nathaniel Witham, skinner, for his livery due All Saints Day  and for his fee of 2s. a day for the time of this Account; by ditto of 16 April 1717||40||15||4|
|Thomas Holles, Duke of Newcastle, Lord Chamberlain, for his livery due Xmas 1717; by ditto of 18 May 1717||66||16||0|
|Sir Christopher Wren, late Surveyor General of Works, for his liveries due All Saints Day 1715, 1716, 1717; David Launce, plaisterer, for his liveries for the same years; Thomas Robinson, master smith, for his livery due All Saints Day 1717; Arthur Bradley and Talbot Young, two musicians, for their liveries due St. Andrew's Day 1717; by ditto of 17 Dec. 1717||94||12||6|
|(total by Dormant Warrants 1,477l. 3s. 2d.)||—||4,052||12||10|
customary payments to Officers of the Exchequer and the Great Wardrobe:
James, Viscount Stanhope, for his robes at Xmas 1717 as Chancellor of the Exchequer
|John Aislabie, Chancellor of the Exchequer, for summer and winter robes at Easter, Whitsuntide and Michaelmas 1718||20||9||4|
|Sir William Sympson, a [Cursitor] Baron of the Exchequer, for winter and summer robes Xmas 1717 and Whitsuntide 1718||12||17||4|
|Samuel, Lord Masham, King's Remembrancer, for his winter robes Xmas 1717||4||12||8|
|Leonard Thompson, Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, for ditto||2||13||4|
|George Wright, Clerk of the Crown, for winter and summer robes, Xmas 1717 and Whitsuntide 1718||3||5||10|
|Edward Harley and Thomas Foley, Auditors of the Imprests, for winter robes, Xmas 1717||10||2||0|
|Sir William Ashburnham and Sir Simeon Stewart, bts., Chamberlains of the Exchequer, for winter and summer robes, Xmas 1717 and Whitsuntide 1718||26||13||0|
|George, Earl of Halifax, and Henry Pelham, Clerks of the Exchequer, for their robes as above||5||8||0|
|John, Duke of Montagu, for like robes as Keeper of the Great Wardrobe, ditto||15||0||0|
|Edmund Dummer, Clerk of the Wardrobe, for ditto ditto||3||11||0|
|John Elrington, Under-Clerk of the Wardrobe, for ditto ditto||2||3||4|
|Francis Fox, Yeoman Tailor and the Doorkeeper of the Wardrobe, for ditto ditto and for fees of 6d. and 8d. a day||24||10||10|
yearly payments to the Officers of the Wardrobe, as of old:
John, Lord Montagu, Keeper; year to Michaelmas 1718
|Edmund Dummer, Clerk, for his fee and reward and for office necessaries; ditto||24||18||4|
|Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee||91||6||8|
|usual allowances to this Accountant for battelage etc.||9||12||4|
|total payments and allowances||£86,726||9||1¼|
|and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage||£70,654||6||2|
Auditor's Memorandum. The said Surplusage hath arisen by allowing in this and preceding Accompts … the whole annual expense of the said Office … according to the ancient method … but it does not appear what part remains unpaid …, the Vouchers … not having been produced …|
Declared 5 September 1721.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: KINGS PENSIONS.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1924, ROLL 15 [A.0.1/1924/15].
William Clayton, Paymaster of the King's Pensions and other Allowances.
Final Account: 29 November 1717 (inclusive) to 18 March 1717–18 (exclusive).
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CIVIL LIST: KINGS PENSIONS.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1924, ROLL 16 [A.O.1/1924/16].
Walter Chetwynd, Paymaster of the King's Pensions and other Allowances.
18 March 1717–18 to 25 December 1718.