House of Commons Journal Volume 11
21 November 1694

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 11: 21 November 1694', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 11: 1693-1697 (1803), pp. 171-175. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=39037 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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Mercurii, 21 die Novembris;

Sexto Gulielmi et Mariæ.

Prayers.

Registry of Deeds, &c.

MR. Clarke, according to Order, presented to the House a Bill for registring Memorials of Deeds, Conveyances, and Wills: And the same was received, and read the First time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a Second time upon Tuesday Morning next, at Eleven a Clock.

Supply.

The House, according to the Order of the Day, resolved itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Motion made on Monday last, That a Supply be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on the War against France with Vigour.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
Sir Thomas Littleton took the Chair of the Committee.
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.

Sir Thomas Littleton reported from the said Committee, That they had considered the Matter to them referred; and had come to a Resolution; which they had directed him to report to the House, and which, upon the Question, he read in his Place; and afterwards delivered in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth; viz.

Resolved, That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That a Supply be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on the War against France with Vigour.

The said Resolution being read a Second time;

Resolved, Nemine Contradicente, That the House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution, That a Supply be granted to their Majesties, for the carrying on the War against France with Vigour.

Monies paid to the Fleet, &c.

Mr. Foley, in Obedience to the Order Yesterday, presented to the House, from the Commissioners for taking and stating the Publick Accounts, an Account of Monies paid to the Fleet, to the Army, to the Allies, and for Forge: and delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where the same was read; and is as followeth; viz.

A STATE of the Grants; Winter-Sessions 169¾; and of the Issues thereof, to the 16th of November 1694.

RECEIPTS, To Michaelmas 1694. To 16 November 1694. TOTAL.
£. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d.
On the 2d 4s. Aid on the Vote 400,000 1,400,000
on Loans 1,000,000
By the Complement of the Million-Annuities 118,506 5 10 118,506 5 10
By the Lottery 934,485 17 5 934,485 17 5
By Fines on Hackney Coaches 34,500 34,500
By Bank-Money 592,527 10 283,136 10 11 875,664 1
By Loans on the Vellum-Act 299,480 17 19,584 14 319,065 12
By Annuities 300,000 300,000
General Loans, transferred to be paid out of the 2d Quarterly Poll 389,128 6 204,135 13 4 593,263 19
4,068,628 17 506,856 18 11½ 4,575,485 16 2
Whereof paid,
To Mr. Russel 1,907,493 2 159,835 10 —½ 2,176,827 12
To Mr. Bertie, for Sea-Service 59,333 6 8 50,165 13 4
To the Earl of Ranelagh 1,833,725 17 256,145 8 10¼ 2,374,688 3 9
To Mr. Fox and Lord Coningsby 91,517 14 5 9,875 2 8
To Mr. Bertie, for Land-Service 137,874 45,550
4,029,944 1 3 521,571 14 10¾ 4,551,515 16
Rests in the Exchequer 23,970 —¼
£. 4,575,485 16 2

Note, Mr. Russel, besides the above, has received since Michaelmas, on Loans, on Excise and Customs, 40,630£. and 12,900£. out of the ⅓ of the 9 Pences.

Note, The Earl of Ranelagh, besides the above, received before Michaelmas 30,000£. out of the 9 d. Excise, for 99 Years.

Besides the above Sums the Exchequer has received, £. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d.
On the 2d 4s. Aid 841,195 6 8 365,463 3 9 1,200,658 10 5
The 2d Quarterly Poll 145,378 19 10 67,346 10 2 212,725 10
Salt 8,534 11 8 9,948 4 18,482 15 8
The Vellum-Act 9,700 4,600 14,300
2 / 7 Tonage 6,097 15 2,732 15 —½ 30,906 19 7
5 / 7 Tonage 15,244 10 11½ 6,831 17
1,026,151 4 11 456,922 10 9 1,483,073 15 8
Of which paid,
Principal; On the 2d 4s. Aid 783,233 17 5 300,779 16 5 1,084,013 13 10
On the 2d Quarterly Poll 131,400 76,400 207,800
On the Vellum-Act 2,750 6,000 8,750
917,383 17 5 383,179 16 5 1,300,563 13 10
Interest,
On the 2d 4s. Aid 41,847 9 7 14,938 19 11 56,786 9 6
On the Vellum-Act 249 4 1 963 2 11 1,212 7
On the Bank 12,000 6,000 18,000
On Annuities 5,473 5 11 5,473 5 11
54,096 13 8 27,375 8 9 81,472 2 5
In Cash, in the Exchequer, 16th November 1694.
£. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d.
                                            Principal 1,300,563 13 10
On the 2d 4s. Aid 65,858 7 1
Salt 18,482 15 8
2nd Quarterly Poll 4,925 10
Vellum-Act 4,337 13
2/5 Tonage 3,357 4 11 7,433 13 8
5 / 7 Tonage 4,076 8 9
101,037 19 5
£. 1,483,073 15 8

The State of the Navy-Account, comparing what was voted with what hath been issued thereof to Michaelmas 1694; and what then remained due thereon.

Voted. Paid to Michaelmas 94 Remains due:
£. £. s. d. £. s. d.
Victual . . . 33,692 Men, at 20s. per Mensem 437,996 437,996
And what was voted not for them; viz. for the Ordinary 85,740
And what was added to make up Two Millions 52,777
Wages for the like Number of Men, at 30s. 656,994 700,594 10 10¼ 456,399 9
And towards the Arrears of Wages 500,000
Wear and Tear, at 30 s. per Head 656,994 624,214 10 32,779 10
Ordnance, at 5s. a Head 109,499 59,333 6 8 50,165 13 4
For the Ordinary 85,740
And what was added to make up Two Millions 52,777
                                                                            £. 2,500,000 1,960,655 7 539,344 12
£. s. d.
Memorandum: There was due to the Navy at Michaelmas 1694, as above 539,344 12
Towards which Mr. Russel received, out of the Grants of last Sessions, to the 16 November 1694 159,835 10 —½
And on Arrears of Customs, Anno 1688 630

Besides 12,900l. out of the ⅓ Excise.

And 12,780l. paid the Victuallers out of this Year's Funds, before Michaelmas 1694.

And 40,000l. paid Mr. Russel, after Michaelmas 94, out of Loans on Hereditary and Temporary Excise.

The Exact Distribution of which Sums is not yet come in to the Commissioners.

Memorandum: The Money issued for Wear and Tear hath paid 82,000l. for the Service of the Ordinary; which has much streightened the Navy in buying Stores.

                     The State of the Army. Voted. Paid to Michaelmas 94. To 16 Nov. 94.
£. s. d. £. s. d. £. s. d.
For Pay of the Horse, Dragoons, and Foot 1,990,781 16 10 1,459,062 1 9


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For the General Officers 31,058 8 6 14,751 8 11
For Contingencies 147,000 303,519 19
For Transports 40,808 91,517 14 5
For Levy-Money and Recruits 110,160 56,392 7
For Ordnance for Land-Service 210,773 4 5 137,874
2,530,581 9 9 2,063,117 12
           Of which paid,
To Michaelmas 1694, as appears 2,063,117 12
More to the 16th November 1694 311,570 11
2,374,688 3 9
So there remains due of all voted 155,893 6
£. 2,530,581 9 9

Though the General Officers have had 14,751l. 8s. 11d. That cleared them only to the 31st of December 1693, inclusive: So all due to them for the Year 1694, is in Arrear, unless satisfied out of what have been issued since Michaelmas.

Memorandum: The 91,517l. 14s. 5d. was issued to Mr. Fox and Lond Coningsby, who pay for Transports, and have issued the same on that Account, and towards satisfying the Irish Arrears; except 3,300l. they issued for Levy-Money, for Regiments raised here for the Service of Ireland, and must be repaid out of the Revenue of that Kingdom: And 9,988l. 0s. 9¾d. for Subsistence of the Regiments that came this Year from Ireland, and are placed on the English Establishment; 280l. for Pensions; and 300l. for Recruits for Colonel Winn's Dragoons.

In the Directions from the Treasury for the Distribution of the Money issued to Michaelmas 1694, are these Particulars:

£. s. d.
For Monsieur Saiylenburg's Bills, for Contingencies 40,000
To pay a Bill from Secretary Trenohard's 2,300
To Sir William Gore, for Contingencies 25,304 7 3
For the Duke of Savoy 104,000
To Mr. Lamb, on his Contract for Hospitals 2,000
To Two Months Pay for the Officers of the Hospitals 1,653 10
For Apothecaries in Flanders, Anno 1693 3,158
For the Ordinary in the Pay-Office 10,000
To Machado, for Advance on his Contract for 1694 30,000
And in Part of his Arrears to the 1st of May 1694 10,000
For the Battalion-Waggons 11,800
For Pensions 3,000 3 4
For Exchange of Money, Loss by Guineas, and Discount of Tallies 9,697 3 7
For Exchange of Money for the Brandenburg Forces at Leidge 1,480
For Ransom of Prisoners taken at Landen 1,359 10
For Contingencies in general 31,500
On Fourteen contingent Warrants to General Officers, &c. 7,527 3 10½
For Transports, and Interest of a Transport-Debt, due to the Dutch 1,324 9
To John Pevice, for proving false Musters against Captain Pope 40
For a Magazine of Forage at Ghant 5,000
For providing for the Encampment at Hounslow 2,375 12
                                                                                                                          £. 303,519 19

What of this Kind hath been directed, as to the Money issued since Michaelmas, it cannot be stated, those Directions not being all come in: Nor what of the general Money issued hath been paid to other Allies; viz.

To the Dukes of Hanover, Saxony, Hesse, Brandenburgh, the Landgrave, Elector of Treves: Or of Forage-Contracts.

Memorandum. The Army is less than was provided for by the Commons; and the Pay of some of the Officers are lessened; which, allowing for all additional Forces, sinks the total Charge about 160,000l.

£. s. d.
Total of the Money voted for the Navy the last Winter-Session 2,500,000
For the Army 2,530,581 9 9
5,030,581 9 9
Whereof paid to the 26th November 1694.
£. s. d.
To the Service of the Navy 2,176,827 12
To the Army, including Contingencies to the Allies and Forage 2,374,688 3 9
4,551,515 16
Resting to be paid 479,065 13
                                                                                                                        £. 5,030,581 9 9

Ordered, That the said Account do lie upon the Table, to the end the Members of the House may peruse the same.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight a Clock.