Declared Accounts, 1704-5
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'Declared Accounts, 1704-5: Ordnance', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. CCXL-CCXLII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84773 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Ordnance

Declared Accounts : Ordnance.
Audit Office, Bundle 1861, Roll 115.
Account of Charles Bertie, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance
For the year 30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705
(being his final account).
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Arrears : Remains in the hands of this accomptant upon the end of his last preceding account 77,566 1 1
depending on sundry persons in super 145,432 3
222,998 4 10¼
Money received out of the Exchequer.
Easter term, 3 Anne 4,241 11 3
Michaelmas term, 3-4 Anne 107,683 5 5
Easter term, 4 Anne 30,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3-4 Anne 198 9 2
142,123 5 10
Voluntary charge (items detailed) 5,268 0
Total charge and receipts £370,389 11
Discharge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Salaries borne on the ordinary Establishment of the Office (Principal Officers, clerks, etc. detailed).
Wages and entertainments of 4,095 0 0
Principal Officers and others borne on the Quarter Books of the Office.
Armourers and furbishers 111 0 0
Storekeepers 675 0 0
engineers 724 7 6
bombard petariders, fire workers and labourers 2,932 12 6
8,538 0 0
Additional Engineers, etc. 2,325 16 3
Allowances to the Officers of Artillery in the late War 540 0 0
Emptions and provisions into the stores, carriage, etc. detailed 94,607 6
lighters, storeships and transport 7,136 16
repairs, detailed, of her Majesty's Castles and forts.
Tower of London 2,714 2
Woolwich 676 6
Chatham 58 14 11
Sheerness 890 15
Gravesend 239 12 3
Portsmouth 1,480 10 11
Sandgate Castle 314 4
Yarmouth Castle 28 4
Gillingham Fort 474 16 0
Sandown Castle 3 1 6
Deal Castle 4 3 5
Dover Castle 10 15 5
Plymouth 94 12 0
Hull 14 8 1
Berwick 15 6 8
6,719 14
disbursements of several natures, detailed 8,077 16
travelling charges 2,674 9 6
salaries and allowances by debentures, detailed (including Engineers at various ports and at Jamaica and Newfoundland, 75l. to Jno. Flamsteed, her Majesty's Astronomical Observator at 100l. per an. etc.) 4,410 11 11¼
rent, etc. 825 0 0
rewards, detailed 1,362 4 4
sundry disbursements and contingencies 8,563 6 7
tallies delivered over to the succeeding Treasurer, Harry Mordaunt 20,700 0 0
Money stolen out of the Office in the Tower of London between Saturday 25th November and Monday 27th November 1699, the Office being broken open and supposed to be done by new levies and recruits then lodged in the Tower : as by the Treasury warrant of 8 May 1707 320 0 0
part of an imprest of 950l. paid to Thomas Silvester being so much surcharged on Col. Harry Mordaunt, the succeeding Treasurer : being short allowed to Mr. Bertie on clearing the said imprest 70 0 0
£166,871 2 0
Remains 203,518l. 9s. d.
Whereof :
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Depending in super for money imprested for the service of the Ordnance [and not yet cleared] the individual's name and the amount being stated in detail.
imprests from 26 March 1673 to 30 June 1673 1,851 0 0
from 30 June 1673 to 30 June 1674 2,013 0 0
from 30 June 1671 to 30 June 1675 320 0 0
from 30 June 1675 to 30 June 1676 80 0 0
from 30 June 1676 to 30 June 1677 170 0 0
from 30 June 1677 to 30 June 1678 6,715 0 0
from 30 June 1678 to 30 June 1679 915 0 0
from 30 June 1679 to 30 June 1680 4,548 8 2
from 30 June 1680 to 12 August 1681 1,516 2 4
from 12 August 1681 to 30 June 1682 135 0 0
from 30 June 1682 to 30 June 1683 85 0 0
from 30 June 1683 to 30 June 1684 539 3 4
from 30 June 1684 to 30 June 1685 1,532 0 0
from 30 June 1685 to 30 June 1686 305 10 0
from 30 June 1686 to 30 June 1687 1,082 0 11
from 30 June 1687 to 30 June 1688 928 6 8
from 30 June 1688 to 30 June 1689 1,710 14 2
from 30 June 1689 to 30 June 1690 8,039 14 8
from 30 June 1690 to 30 June 1691 4,877 11
from 30 June 1691 to 30 June 1692 1,265 5 0
from 30 June 1692 to 30 June 1693 563 16 8
from 30 June 1693 to 30 June 1694 751 1 4
from 30 June 1694 to 30 June 1695 1,392 3 3
from 30 June 1695 to 30 June 1696 1,799 14 5
from 30 June 1696 to 30 June 1697 2,324 16 8
from 30 June 1697 to 30 June 1698 332 3 1
from 30 June 1698 to 30 June 1699 2,778 1
from 30 June 1699 to 30 June 1700 2,272 16 2
from 30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 260 16 0
from 30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 13,242 16
from 30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 25,174 7
Edward Hubbard, late clerk to this accomptant for bills of imprest paid to him 360 0 0
from 30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 31,218 0 10
from 30 June 1704 to the 30 June 1705 being the time of this account 81,582 19
202,682 9
£202,682 9
l. s. d.
So this Accomptant remains indebted 835 19 7
Declared 21 May 1711.
l. s. d.
Followed by entry of the discharge of the above remain
Allowed for brokerage of tallies 232 0 0
Paid into the Receipt
1 June, 3 Geo. I 203 19 7
4 February, 5 Geo. I 400 0 0
£835 19 7
Even and quit.
Declared 17 April 1719.