Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Navy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9: 1689-1692 (1931), pp. CCLXXXIV-CCLXXXVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104749 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Navy

Edward Russell, Navy Treasurer.
8 April, 1689, to 1 April, 1690.
(Declared 29 April, 1693.)
Pipe Account 2,322. 1689 to 1 April, 1690. Roll perished on the left outside total columns.
Audit Bundle 1,718, roll 129. Parchment duplicament 128, paper etc.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil (being this accomptant's first accompt for this service) Money out of the Receipt 733,861 14 8
Money received in imprests cleared within the time of this accompt 15,604 7 1
Money received for goods sold out of the Stores and upon other occasions, detailed 1,493 13
Money overpaid to several persons upon this accompt 9 6 3
Money received from Anthony, Visct. Falkland, late Treasurer of the Navy 1,600 0 0
The rent of the Lordship Fields at Chatham 22 10 0
Total charge £757,591 11
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 94,170 12 3
Salaries etc. of Admiralty and Navy Commissioners and Navy Office etc. 14,114 2 5
Wages of clerks employed in payment of seamen's tickets and wages and in surveying stores etc. 190 18 9
Wages to dockyards and ropeyards 58,195 3 8
Freight of hired ships, detailed 3,526 5 3
Pilotage 1,840 6 5
Navy Office etc. rent 334 11 3
Disbursements of sundry natures, detailed 13,347 19 0
Wages : in rigging time 189 19 6
Travelling charges 261 19 5
Rewards 475 11 8
Pensions and half-pay 1,714 14 3
Wages to ships 29,196 19 0
Bounty money to widows and orphans 962 12 3
This accomptant's salary and his clerks, with other allowances 3,842 10 0
Total discharge £227,123 12 6
Remains, 525,467l. 18s. 10½d.
Edward Russell, Navy Treasurer.
1 April, 1690, to 31 March, 1691.
(Declared 7 December, 1700.)
Pipe 2,323.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 525,467 18 10½
Money out of the Receipt of the Exchequer 1,303,824 5 11½
Money received in imprest bills paid by former Treasurers and cleared within the time of this accompt 393 16 0
Money received for goods and provisions sold out of the Stores and upon other occasions 973 14
Money overpaid to several persons on this account 38 6
The rent of the Lordship Fields at Chatham 22 10 0
Total charge £1,830,720 11
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 126,716 8 5
Salaries and entertainments of Admiralty Commissioners, Navy Commissioners, clerks and others belonging to the Navy 15,492 2 6
Pensions and half pay to officers of ships and others, detailed 2,295 12 3
Freight of sundry merchant ships and vessels employed in his Majesty's service 10,506 6 0
Pilotage 3,209 1 10
The price of several ships, detailed, bought and delivered for their Majesties' service 22,904 16 6
Rigging wages 12 0 0
Disbursements of sundry natures, detailed 7,260 6 2
Rent of the Navy Office and other places 490 14 7
Workmanship and repairs in and about several of the Yards and ships 2,684 15 5
Travelling charges 1,433 12 4
Wages and entertainments of sundry commanders, officers and mariners in his Majesty's ships and vessels, detailed seriatim 280,747 1 3
Charges of presting and for conduct money 1,218 2 11
Wages and entertainments of officers, clerks, artificers and labourers of the Dockyards and Ropeyards 75,689 17 0
Money paid to the widows and orphans of seamen slain in his Majesty's service 557 8 6
The accomptant's salary 2,882 10 0
Ordinary allowances 33 6 8
Total £556,241 16 2
Remains, 1,274,478l. 15s. 7¼d.
Rt. Hon. Edward Russell, Navy Treasurer.
1 April, 1691, to 31 March, 1692.
(Declared 4 July, 1702.)
Pipe 2,324.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 1,274,478 15
Money out of the Receipt 1,255,487 17 11½
Money received by imprests cleared within the time of this accompt 1,930 10 0
Money received from several persons and upon several occasions, detailed 3,010 15 11
Debts upon Victualling accounts depending upon the Victualling Commissioners and ships' pursers 237 19 2
Money overpaid upon this accompt 29 13 4
Rent of the Lordship Fields at Chatham 30 0 0
Total charge £2,535,205 11 11¾
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 228,142 12 5
Transport and purveyance 1,845 8 3
Admiralty and Navy Commissioners and officers' salaries etc. 17,558 14 4
Wages etc., Dockyards and Ropeyards 92,756 14 4
Freight of hired ships 30,269 0 0
Pilotage 3,629 14 3
House rent 879 12 8
Disbursements of sundry natures, detailed 4,718 4 10
Pensions and half pay 2,338 3 7
Rewards 1,227 4 0
Travelling charges 581 10 0
Repairs and workmanship 5,641 6 8
Wages to ships etc., viz. :—
Commissioners 3,951 8 1
Ships 403,483 7 10
Bounty 6,531 8 6
Servants 1,840 0 10
Ships' wages for the guard of the Channel, coasts and narrow seas 1,634 17 9
Allowances to widows and orphans 3,822 12 7
Interest paid to sundry artificers and tradesmen for their bills until they were funded for payment to the Navy Office 3,124 10 1
The accomptant's salary and allowances 3,842 10 0
Ordinary allowances 33 6 8
Total discharge £817,268 7 8
Remains, 1,717,937l. 4s. 3¾d.
Edward Russell, Navy Treasurer.
1 April, 1692, to 31 March, 1693.
(Declared 2 January, 1702-3.)
Pipe 2,326.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears, remains [1,717,937 4 3¾]
Money imprested out of the Receipt 1,971,753 4 2
Money received in imprest bills paid by former Treasurers and cleared within the time of this accompt 1,668 5 11
Money received for goods sold out of the Stores 18,071 15 11
Rent of the Lordship Fields at Chatham 30 0 0
Overpayment 110 16 1
Total charge £3,709,571 6
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 226,031 16 4
Interest to tradesmen on bills of stores provided by them for the Navy 223 5 0
Salaries of Admiralty and Navy Commissioners, Navy Office etc. 20,464 2 0
Pensions and half pay 7,112 11 9
Freight of merchant ships and vessels employed in their Majesties' service 91,339 18 8
Pilotage 8,414 19 2
Rigging wages, flag pay and other allowances to Admirals and officers 5,411 13 2
Disbursements of divers natures 6,180 15 5
Navy Office rent etc. 779 10 0
Workmanship and repairs in and about several of their Majesties' ships and Yards 8,386 13 7
Travelling charges 3,294 1 6
Wages etc. of ships 382,905 13 11
Wages etc. of guard ships (Eagle, Spragg, Merlin, Rose) 1,893 1 0
Bounty money 36,085 12 7
Loss of clothes 118 10 0
Wages etc. of the Dockyards and Ropeyards 90,056 11 0
Bounty to widows and orphan 4,361 1 9
Salary and allowances to this accomptant and clerks etc. 3,842 10 0
Ordinary allowances 33 6 8
Total discharge £907,627 13 2
Remains, 2,801,943l. 13s. 2¾d.
Edward Russell.
1st April, 1693, to 31 March, 1694.
(Declared 14 January, 1702-3.)
Pipe 2,327.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears 2,801,943 13
Money out of the Receipt 1,404,027 12
Imprests cleared within the time of this account 470 2 3
Money received upon divers occasions, detailed 5,580 9 2
Money overpaid on this accompt 4 17 0
Rent of the Lordship Fields at Chatham 37 10 0
Money received upon account of prizes taken from the enemy 1,761 2 6
Total charge £4,213,824 11
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 238,770 18 7
Interest allowed for money due to tradesmen on bills of store 207 7 7
Salaries to Admiralty and Navy Commissioners, Navy Office etc. 14,408 8 2
Wages of Dockyards and Ropeyards 120,193 2 9
Rewards 485 17 7
Freight of hired ships 38,120 5 9
Pilotage 3,565 4 8
Pensions and half pay 6,087 9 5
Rent of Navy Office etc. 690 11 9
Sundry disbursements 9,417 19 4
Workmanship and repairs 21,382 15 7
Travelling charges 1,924 13 2
Pay to flag officers and others for taking surveys of ships 7,118 14 10
Ships' wages 540,932 17 3
Wages of guardships (Eagle, Merlin, Rose) 2,682 13 5
Loss of clothes 46 0 0
Bounty money 1,535 0 6
Arrears of ships' tickets ("being such as remained unpaid at the closing of the said ships' books and had tickets [given them] for the same") 6,865 16 11
Money paid to widows and orphans 6,319 9 5
This accomptant's salary 3,842 10 0
Ordinary allowances 33 6 8
Total discharge £1,024,631 3 4
Remains, 3,189,193l. 7s. 9¼d.
Earl Of Orford.
1 April, 1694, to 31 March, 1695.
(Declared 6 February, 1702-3.)
Pipe 2,328.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears 3,189,193 7
Money out of the Receipt 2,338,896 14
Money received in imprest bills cleared within the time of this accompt 530 0 0
Money received from goods and provisions sold out of the Stores 10,502 4 6
Money received for interest of tallies and orders 6,129 15 6
Money received from the Commissioners of Prizes 6,738 1 11
The rent of the Lordship Fields at Chatham 22 10 0
Overpayments 5 3 10
Total charge £5,552,017 18
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 259,760 13 11
Salaries of Admiralty and Navy Commissioners, Navy Office etc. 45,880 3 6
Rewards 3,669 7 6
Pensions and half pay 7,961 4 8
Freight of hired ships 37,524 3 11
Pilotage 5,834 8 10
Price of several ships and vessels bought and delivered for their Majesties' service and of hired ships and vessels lost in their Majesties' service 47,466 12 6
Disbursements of sundry natures 9,335 0 9
Rent of Navy Office etc. 1,182 4 6
Workmanship and repairs in and about several of the Yards and ships 15,004 12 10
Travelling charges 3,859 8 9
Ships' wages 585,938 1 6
Wages of guardships (Eagle, Assurance, Merlyn and Rose fireship) 1,672 13 3
Pensions and smart money to wounded seamen 1,210 4 3
Wages, Dockyards and Ropeyards 87,636 15 6
Victualling charges of volunteers 1,207 19 2
Money paid to widows and orphans 2,251 6 6
This accomptant's salary etc. 3,842 10 0
Ordinary allowances 33 6 8
Total discharge £1,123,803 12 7
Arrears, 4,428,214l. 5s. 7¾d.
Earl Of Orford (Edward Russell), Late Treasurer Of The Navy.
31 Aug., 1691, to 19 Oct., 1699.
(Declared 2 Nov., 1704.)
Pipe 2,325.
Of the Appropriations, 2 Wm. and Mary, out of the Excise for the building, rigging and furnishing of 27 ships of war as by the Act [2 Wm. and Mary, c. 10, 1690].
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil, this being the first and only accompt of this service. Money out of the Receipt (up to Michaelmas, 9 and 10 Wm. III.) 482,459 8
The accomptant's voluntary charge, being money received by him upon several occasions named 3,437 10 4
Overpayments 32 10 0
Total charge £485,929 8 9
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions 201,287 16 6
Carriage 35 0 0
The price of several ships, detailed, built by contracts and sold and delivered for their Majesties' service 180,125 8 11
Workmanship performed in fitting out the abovementioned 27 ships of war 2,167 17 3
Charges of building, rigging and furnishing the said 27 ships 456,932 1 3
Allowances to clerks of the cheque for receiving and paying moneys 31 16 5
Wages of persons employed to survey the building of sundry of the said 27 ships built in merchants' yards 1,007 5 8
Travelling charges 336 7 2
Wages of sundry officers, artificers and labourers in the Dockyards and Ropeyards 68,893 11 5
Total discharge £456,932 1 3
Remains indebted, 28,997l. 7s. 6½d.