Assistant Controller of Victualling Accounts 1691-1731

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.M. Collinge

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1978

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31

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'Assistant Controller of Victualling Accounts 1691-1731 ', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7: Navy Board Officials 1660-1832 (1978), pp. 31. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16841 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Assistant Controller of Victualling Accounts 1691-1731

This office, to which appointments were made by Admiralty warrant, was created in 1691 with a salary of £300. (fn. 1) It was abolished in 1698, but revived in 1699. (fn. 2) In 1731 the office was discontinued, following the transfer from the Navy Board to the Victualling Office of the duty of examining and passing pursers' accounts. (fn. 3)

1691 17 April Colby, T.
1699 22 Nov. Prescott, W.

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1 Adm. 2/7 p. 420.
2 NMM Adm. A/1855 no. 2163; NMM Adm. A/1870 no. 4312.
3 NMM Adm. A/2197 no. 9532.