A state of the navy accompt, 1711

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History of Parliament Trust

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1742

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165-166

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'A state of the navy accompt, 1711', The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons : volume 5: 1713-1714 (1742), pp. 165-166. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=37711 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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A State of the Navy Accompt, 1711.

l. s. d.
The Debt of the Navy, exclusive of the Register-Office, as stated by the Committee of the House of Commons, was at Michaelmas, 1702, 5,130,539 05 05
Deduct the Debt of the Navy as it stood at Michaelmas, 1702, 1,722,679 05 08
Deduct what has been receiv'd short by the Navy during this War, 1,411,001 19 09
There remains a Debt incurr'd during the late Administration, 3,133,681 05 05
Which is Discharged thus by Extra-services; 1,996,857 19 11
Interest paid, and due on Navy-Bills, 242,265 12 00
Interest paid, and due on Victualling-Bills, 209,139 12 6
By Act of Parliament. Paid for Naval-Sores, imported from America, 18,000 16 6
Paid Bounty-Money for French Prisoners, 34,155 00 00
For Raising Men, 4,729 10 05
Rebuilding Ships lost in the great Storm, 134,232 00 00
Bounty to Widows, &c. of Officers and Seamen lost in the Storm, 15,158 00 11
Bounty to Officers serving under Sir George Rooke in the Mediterranean, 30,777 13 05
Ordinary of the Navy for 1704, 120,000 00 00
Extrardinary Expence of 14,000 l. per Ann. for 9 Years 126,000 00 00
Paid to the Commissioners of Transports, in the Years 1702, 1703, 1704 84,515 12 08
Extraordinary Expence for Marines, 119,675 08 03
To the Office of Sick and Wounded, 100,228 14 06
For Hire of Victualling Ships, 145,598 17 03
Victualling Land-Forces sent to Spain and Portugal, 606,806 07 07
Total of Extra Services, 1,991,383 06 00
Balance, 5,474 13 11

It must be observ'd, that this last Accompt was publish'd by a private Hand, in Opposition to a Vote of the House of Commons, which made the Navy Debts to be 5,130,539 l. 5s. 5d.