Declared Accounts
Cofferer Of Household

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'Declared Accounts: Cofferer Of Household', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9: 1689-1692 (1931), pp. CCXCVI-CCXCIX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104751 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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Cofferer Of Household

Pipe 1856.
(No Audit Account.)
Francis Visct. Newport, Cofferer of the Household.
1st Oct., 2 Wm. and Mary, 1690, to 30th Sept., 3 Wm. and Mary, 1691.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Money out of the Exchequer 85,956 14
Money out of the Exchequer 16,915 4
£102,871 18 6
Provisions remaining in the various offices of the Household ; beer in the office of the Butlery ; coal in the office of the Yard ; oats in the office of the Stable ; not here brought to charge because charged against the said several offices nil.
Foreign receipts ; from Thomas Peachy for the rent of a field called Meridon meadow, in the parish of St. Stephen's, co. Herts 10 0 0
Total charge £102,881 18 6
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage on this accomptant's account for the preceding year 35,437 17 1/8
Expense of the Household and Stables 68,372 1
Wages 3,172 17
King's and Queen's alms by the Bishop of St. Asaph 219 0 0
Extraordinaries of the Stables during the King's stay in Holland from 3rd Nov., 1690, to 31st Dec., 1691 10,914 5 10
Divers creditors for diet and other extraordinaries, including expenses of the parts of the Household attending the King when abroad, as above 27,918 1 11
Value of provisions remaining in the several offices of the Household, as above, not credited here because credited in the separate accounts of the officers thereof nil.
Total discharge £146,085 4 1/8
Surplusage, 43,203l. 5s. 11¼1/8d.
Pipe 1857.
Same Accountant.
From 1st Oct., 3 Wm. and Mary, 1691, to 30th Sept., 4 Wm. and Mary, 1692.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Received in money from the Exchequer 103,599 19 11
Value of remains in the divers offices of the Household, as above nil.
Total charge £103,599 19 11
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage of last account 43,203 5 11¼1/8
Expenses of the Household for diets and stables 69,542 11 11
Wages 3,162 14 4
Writer of this account 21 0 0
Auditor's fees 30 0 0
King's and Queen's daily alms per the Bishop of St. Asaph 219 12 0
Divers creditors, as above 38,417 10
Remains of provisions in the various offices of the Household, as above nil.
Total discharge £154,596 14 1/8
Remains, 50,996l. 14s. 3¾1/8d.
Declared 7 Wm. III.
Pipe 1858.
Same Accountant.
1 Oct., 1692, to 30th Sept., 1693.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Money out of the Receipt 100,286 9 0
Remains of stores, as above nil.
Foreign receipts from Thomas Peachey for the rent of Meridon Mead in St. Stephen's, co. Herts, for one year ended 1692, Sept. 29th 10 0 0
Total charge £100,296 9 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage 50,996 14 1/8
Expenses of the Household for diets and stables 71,174 11 1/8
Wages 3,115 6 0
Writer of this accompt 21 0 0
Auditor's fee 30 0 0
King's and late Queen's daily alms by the Bishop of St. Asaph 219 0 0
Divers creditors, as above 39,325 9 10¼
Remains of stores, as above nil.
Total discharge £165,282 1 7
Surplusage, 65,385l. 12s. 7d.
Pipe 1859.
Same Accountant.
1st Oct., 5 Wm. and Mary, 1693, to 30th Sept., 6 Wm. and Mary, 1694.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Monies out of the Exchequer 99,109 4 0
Remains of provisions ut supra nil.
Received from John Nellage for the rent of Meridon Field in the parish of St. Stephen, co. Herts 20 15 0
Total charge £99,129 19 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage 65,385 12 7
Expenses of the Household, diet and stables, etc. 74,660 9
Wages 3,156 7 10¾
King's and Queen's Daily Alms, per William, Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry 219 0 0
Writing of this Accompt 21 0 0
Auditor's fee
Extraordinaries for the Household (including a dinner after the hunting at Richmond 9th Dec., 1693, 81l. 2s. 11¾d. ; a great Ball at Kensington House 6th Jan., 1693-4, 488l. 4s. 3½d. ; a ball at Kensington House 19th Feb., 1693-4, 582l. 10s. 8d. ; dinners after the hunting at Richmond and Whitton 9th and 18th Feb., 1693-4, 170l. 15s. 10d. ; entertaining Prince Lewis of Baden and his suite for 53 days in Jan. and Feb., 1693-4, 3,765l. 10s. 7½d. ; visit to Stratton, March, 1693-4, 532l. 0s. 3¾d. ; dinner after the hunting at Richmond, 24th March, 1693-4, 78l. 13s. 1d. ; the Maundy, 5th April, 1694, 86l. 12s. 5d. ; provisions for the King sent to Gravesend, 3rd and 4th May, 1694, 181l. 5s. 11½d. ; two dinners of the Queen at Hampton Court and Windsor, 2nd and 9th June, 1694, 177l. 13s. 7½d. ; one ditto at Hampton Court, 18th Aug., 1694, 94l. 8s. 9¾d.; expenses of the portions of the Household attending the King in his journey to Holland, Brabant and Flanders for 210 days from 20th April to 15th Nov., 1694, 3,101l. 5s. 7d. ; provisions for kitchen for same for same time and freight of ships and carriage and wages, 23,7000l. 16s. 5d. ; wages and extraordinaries of the Stables attending the King abroad for same time, 776l. 7s. 6d. and 857l.) 43,071 19
Price of provisions remaining in store nil.
Total discharge £186,544 8 10
Surplusage, 87,414l. 9s. 10d.
Declared 23rd December, 9 Wm. III.
Pipe 1860.
Same Accountant.
1st Oct., 6 Wm. and Mary, 1694, to 30th Sept., 7 Wm. III., 1695.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Money out of the Exchequer 128,118 16 0
Remains of provisions nil.
Rent of Meridon Mead 10 0 0
Sale of provisions (beer) 15 8 0
Total charge £128,144 4 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage 87,414 9 10
Expenses of the Household for diet and stables 66,602 6
Wages 3,168 7 9
Daily alms 219 0 0
Writing of this accompt 21 0 0
Auditor's fee 30 0 0
Divers creditors, extraordinaries as above etc. 37,689 19 5
Remains of provisions nil.
Total discharge £195,145 3
Surplusage, 67,000l. 19s. 1¼d.
Declared 8th Feb., 10 Wm. III.
Pipe 1861.
Same Accountant.
1st Oct., 1695, to 30th Sept., 1696.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Money out of the Exchequer 98,032 12 0
Remains of provisions nil.
Rent of Meridon Mead 10 0 0
Sale of beer 24 4 0
Total charge £98,066 16 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage 67,000 19
Expenses of the Household for diet and stables 62,096 18 7
Wages 3,166 1 6
Daily alms 219 12 0
Writing this accompt 21 0 0
Auditor's fee 30 0 0
Extraordinaries 23,314 5 8
Total discharge £155,848 16 10¼
Surplusage, 57,782l. 0s. 10¼d.
Declared 3rd Nov., 11 Wm. III.