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'Declared Accounts: Army', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CXXXV-CLXXII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85365 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: GUARDS AND GARRISONS AND LAND FORCES.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 59, ROLL 65 [A.O.1/59/65].

Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Receiver and Paymaster General.

25 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of his last preceding Accompt3,7005
and depending on sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the said last Accompt12,85556
16,55511
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 270,984l. 0s. 5d. by general writ of Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 5 May 1716
75,24712
the same term, in part of 1,088,908l. 5s. 5d. by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 9 March 1716–17, 3 George I381,8861810
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same499,747161
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of the same207,273106
the same term, in part of 185,002l. 4s. 1d. by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 12 Nov. 1717, 4 George I105,6012
1,269,7568
voluntary charge: for interest on tallies314710½
deduction from Col. Philip's Regiment and the four Independent Companies at Annapolis Royal and Placentia towards reimbursing the charge of provisions sent them from Great Britain2,324174
deductions from the pay of several Regiments towards a Fund for payment of Pensions to Officers' widows9,61114
12,25019
total charge and receipts1,298,56219
Discharge.
Pay and entertainment of the General and Staff Officers in Great Britain:
Col. Charles Churchill and Capt. Robert Reed, Aides de Camp to the Captain General and Commander in Chief, at 10s. per diem each; 25 Dec. 1716 to 24 Dec. 1717
36500
Col. John Armstrong, Secretary to the Commander in Chief, same rate; same time182100
Henry Lumley, Thomas Erle and William, Lord Cadogan, as Generals of the Forces, at 1.200l. per an. each; same time3,60000
Thomas Sidenham, Secretary to the Generals, at 10s. per diem; same time182100
Thomas Meredyth, George Carpenter (now Lord Carpenter), Richard, Lord Cobham, John, Earl of Stairs, and Charles Wills, as Lieuts. General, at 970l. per an. each; same time4,85000
William Tatton, Joseph Sabine, William Evans, John Pepper, Joseph Wightman, and George Wade, as Majors General, at 485l. per an. each; same time2,91000
John Stewart, Richard Russell, Andrew Bissett, Thomas Stanwix, Sir Charles Hotham, Humphrey Gore, Philip Honywood, Phineas Bowles, George Preston, Thomas Panton and James Dormer, as Brigadiers General, at 365l. per an. each; same time4,01500
this Accomptant as Paymaster General36500
William Poultney and James Craggs as Secretaries at War successively, same rate; same time36500
Michael Hyde, Commissary General of the Musters, for himself, his Deputy Commissaries and clerks, at 5l. 19s. 4d. per diem; same time2,177168
Sir Philip Meadowes and James Bruce, Comptrollers of the Army Accompts, at 750l. per an. each; same time1,50000
Marmaduke Bealing, their Secretary, at 16s.d. per diem; same time30000
Col. Medcalf Grahme, as Adjutant General, at 20s. per diem; same time36500
Col. John Armstrong, as Quarter Master General, same rate; same time36500
Col. Thomas Lascells as Deputy Quarter Master General, at 10s. per diem; same time182100
Edward Hughes, Judge Advocate General, for himself, his clerk and Deputy at Jersey and Guernsey, at 20s. per diem; same time36500
Adam Smith, Clerk of the Courts Martial in North Britain, at 7s. 6d. per diem; same time136176
Sir Samuel Garth, Physician General, Alexander Inglis, Surgeon General, and Benjamin Teal, Apothecary General, at 10s. per diem each; same time547100
Capt. Thomas Fazakerley, Marshal to the Horse and Grenadier Guards, at 7s. per diem; same time127150
Hugh Warren, Surveyor of the Guards; at 2s. 6d. per diem; same time45126
Jonas Watson, Firemaster to the Grenadiers, at 3s. per diem; same time54150
the Messenger to this Accomptant and the Messenger to the Secretary at War, at 1s.d. per diem each; same time6000
Robert Mawgridge, Drum Major, same rate; same time3000
Capt. John Fury, Provost Marshal General, at 5s. per diem; same time9150
Thomas Morphy, Barrack-master, at 3s.d. per diem; same time6000
Brig. James Crofts, as Aide de Camp to the King, at 200l. per an.; half-year to 24 June 171710000
Col. William Lloyd and Lord Hinchingbrook, as Aides de Camp to the King, same rate each; year to 24 Dec. 171740000
Col. James O'Hara and Col. John Cholmley, ditto, at 150l. per an. each; same time30000
George Smith, Chaplain General to the Forces, at 121l. 13s. 4d. per an.; half year to 24 Dec. 171760168
Edward Hughes, Judge Advocate General, for three men to attend him, at 1s. 6d. per diem each; year to 24 Dec. 17178226
24,187010
pay of the Regiments in Great Britain:
the First Troop of Horse Guards (John, Duke of Montagu); Officers etc. and 154 private gentlemen; year to 24 Dec. 1717
16,546134
the Second Troop of Horse Guards (Algernon, Earl of Hertford); same establishment; same time16,546134
the Third Troop of Horse Guards (George, Lord Newburgh); same establishment; same time16,546134
the Fourth Troop of Horse Guards (John, Earl of Dundonald); same establishment; same time16,546134
the First Troop of Grenadier Guards (Richard, Lord Lumley); Officers etc. and 145 private men; same time (abating 6l. 10s. for respits)10,736134
the Second Troop of Grenadier Guards (the Earl of De Lorraine); same establishment; same time10,743134
the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards (the Marquis of Winchester); Officers etc. and 378 private soldiers; same time (including five men per Troop not on the muster rolls, allowed pursuant to Royal Warrants of 15 July 1717 and 22 Aug. 1718; abating 149l. 13s. for respits and deducting 348l. 15s. for ninety private men disbanded)28,841104
the King's Own Regiment of Horse (General Henry Lumley and Lord Viscount Irwin); Officers etc. and 360 private men; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 348l. 15s. as above)28,169184
the Lord Viscount Windsor and Maj. Gen. George Wade, for the Regiment of Horse successively under their command; Officers etc. and 240 private men; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 38l. 12s. 8d. for respits, and deducting 232l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded)19,067158
Col. Thomas Pitt's Regiment of Horse; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 232l. 10s. as above)19,10684
the Royal Regiment of Dragoons (Richard, Lord Cobham); Officers etc. and 240 private dragoons; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 51l. 18s. 6d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded)12,62324
Col. James Campbell's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,675010
Lieut. Gen. George Carpenter's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,675010
John, Earl of Stair's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 82l. 15s. 4d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,59256
Col. William Kerr's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 65l. 15s. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,609510
Maj. Gen. William Evans's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 168l. 10s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,506102
Maj. Gen. John Pepper's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 141l. 9s. 4d. for respits)6,24850
Maj. Gen. Owen Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 90l. 18s. for respits)6,298164
Brig. Richard Munden's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 20l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded)12,654142
Brig. James Dormer's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above)6,389144
Brig. Phineas Bowles's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 139l. 10s. for sixty private men disbanded)12,675010
Sir Robert Rich, bt., for his Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 20l. 6s. 8d. for respits)6,36978
Col. William Stanhope's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Troop as above; abating 23l. 2s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,651182
Brig. Philip Honywood's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 128l. 2s. for respits and 139l. 10s. as above)12,5461810
Brig. Humphrey Gore's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 108l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,566142
Col. James Tyrrell's Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 2l. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,673010
Col. Charles Churchill and Sir Charles Hotham, bt., for a Regiment of Dragoons successively under their command; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; deducting 20l. 16s. 10d. for respits and abating 139l. 10s. as above and 8d. not paid)12,65434
Col. Richard Molesworth, for his Regiment of Dragoons; same establishment; same time (including five men per Troop as above; abating 44l. 14s. 8d. for respits and deducting 139l. 10s. as above)12,63062
Col. William Newton's Regiment of Dragoons; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Troop as above)6,389144
the First Regiment of Foot Guards (the Duke of Marlborough); Officers etc. and 1,960 private men; year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Company not on the Muster Rolls allowed by Royal Warrants as above; abating 17l. 15s. 10d. for respits and deducting 643l. 15s. 4d. for 28 serjeants and 448 private men disbanded)51,426198
the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards (William, Lord Cadogan); Officers etc. and 1,260 private men; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 413l. 17s. for 18 serjeants and 288 private men disbanded)33,39764
the Third Regiment of Foot Guards (John, Earl of Dunmore); same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 34l. 19s. for respits and deducting 413l. 17s. as above)33,36274
Col. Peircy Kirk's Regiment of Foot; Officers etc. and 600 private men; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 20l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. for two entire companies and 10 drummers and 100 private men disbanded and 1s. 8d. not paid)13,6331910
Lieut. Gen. William Seymour's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 53l. 11s. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,600172
Lord Viscount Irwyn's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above, deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,65482
Richard, Lord Viscount Shannon's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 13l. 10s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,640166
Col. Henry Harrison's Regiment of Foot; same establishment (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,65482
Brig. Henry Grove's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above, abating 303l. 16s. as above)13,65482
Col. Edward Montague's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above, deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,65482
Lieut. Gen. George Macartney's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,65482
Maj. Gen. Joseph Sabine's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 253l. 18s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,40096
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,65482
Brig. George Preston's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 6l. 2s. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above and 1s. 8d. not paid)13,64846
Col. John Fane's Regiment of Foot; same establishment (including five men per Company as above; deducting 303l. 16s. as above and 1s. 8d. not paid)13,65466
Brig. Robert Stearne's Regiment of Foot; same establishment (including five men per Company as above; abating 14l. 4s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,64036
Col. Roger Handasyde's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 196l. 6s. 8d. for respits and deducting 303l. 16s. as above)13,45816
Col. John Pocock's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; 182 days to 24 June 1717 (including five men per Company as above; abating 42l. 9s. 4d. for respits)6,917104
Col. Richard Lucas, for his Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 24l. 8s. for respits)6,935118
Brig. Thomas Stanwix's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 28l. for respits)6,931198
Sir Charles Hotham's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above)6,959198
Brig. Alexander Grant's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above)6,959198
Col. Charles Dubourgay's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 131l. 11s. 8d. for respits)6,82880
Col. Charles Chudleigh's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; abating 28l. 4s. 8d. for respits)6,931150
Brig. Henry Morryson's Regiment of Foot; Officers etc. and 500 private men; same time (including five men per Company as above)5,87410
Col. William Egerton's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; for a year to 24 Dec. 1717 (including five men per Company as above; deducting 118l. 16s. 8d. for 10 drummers and 100 men disbanded)11,6611010
Major General Joseph Wightman's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (including five men per Company as above; deducting 118l. 16s. 8d. as above)11,6611010
Col. Jasper Clayton's Regiment of Foot; same establishment; same time (deducting 118l. 16s. 8d. as above)11,6611010
789,39612
pay of the Garrisons (establishments given):
Berwick and Holy Isle
8841810¼
Blackness66419
Calshot Castle136176
Carlisle346150
Chester45650
Clifford Fort and Tinmouth Castle6834
Cinque Ports1,5859
Dunbarton664198
Edenburgh Castle1,7692
Gravesend and Tilbury8202
Guernsey40994
Hull and the Blockhouse86815
Hurst Castle182100
Jersey401100
Landguard Fort34470
St. Maws191126
Pendennis Castle2958
Plymouth and St. Nicholas Island2,06719
Portland1301510
Portsmouth1,3343
Sheerness9117
Scilly Island361190
Scarborough Castle529
Sterling Castle1,59419
Tower of London3,3441310¼
Upnor492150
Fort William6012
Windsor1,328811½
North Yarmouth7300
the Isle of Wight1,7502
the Gunners at St. James's Park136176
24,886198
the pay of the several Companies of Invalids; by Kingsmill Eyre, Agent and Solicitor to the 28 Companies in South Britain; establishments detailed:
for twelve Companies (including the Lieut. Colonel, the Major, the Adjutant and the Surgeon)
5,2581410
for sixteen other Companies6,847152
for three Companies until disbandment273156
12,38056
fire and candle for the Guards and Garrisons, detailed2,75800
pay and entertainment of the Officers of the Garrisons in the Plantations and of the Regimental Forces there and for fire and candle:
for Col. Francis Alexander's Regiment of Foot in the Leeward Islands; Officers etc. and 360 private soldiers; year to 24 Dec. 1717
9,411118
for the four Independent Companies at New York (Brig. Robert Hunter); Officers etc. and 400 private men; same time7,044100
for the two Independent Companies at Jamaica (Alexander Stephenson); Officers etc. and 200 private men; same time3,434010
for the Independent Company at Bermudas (Capt. Benjamin Bennet); Officers etc. and 50 soldiers; same time94850
for the pay and contingencies of the Garrison at Annapolis Royal (by John Mulcaster, Agent and Solicitor):
for the four Independent Companies of Foot (Officers etc. and 320 private men), to 24 Aug. 1717, 2,634l. 11s.d.; for the Garrison for the same time 530l. 15s.d.; and for fire and candle 85l. 1s.
3,250710½
for the like at Placentia (by Anthony Vezian, Agent):
for the four late Independent Companies (Officers etc. and 320 private men), 1,575l. 7s. 10d.; for the Garrison 303l. 15s.; and for fire and candle 85l. 1s.
1,964310
the pay of the Garrison and Regimental Forces at Annapolis Royal and Placentia:
Col. Richard Phillips for his Regiment of Foot (Officers etc. and 348 private men), 25 Aug. 1717 to 24 Dec. 1717, 3,245l. 4s.; for the Garrison at Annapolis Royal for the same time 570l. 1s. 11d.; and for fire and candle there, 42l. 14s.; for the Garrison of Placentia, for the same time, 193l. 3s. 4d.; and for fire and candle there, 42l. 14s.
4,093173
30,14616
the pay etc. of the Officers of the Garrison at Minorca and of the Regimental Forces there from 25 Dec. 1716 to 24 Dec. 1717:
pay of the Officers:
Lieut. General George Carpenter as Governor and Commander in Chief, 730l.; Col. Richard Cane as Lieut. Governor, 730l.; Giles Earle and Thomas Maynard, successively Comsary General, 730l.; James Auchmuty, the Governor's Chaplain, 121l. 13s. 4d.; Joseph Micklethwaite, the Governor's Secretary, 182l. 10s.; Anthony Wescombe, Deputy Judge Advocate 182l. 10s.; John Hay, Captain of the Ports, 91l. 5s.; Richard White, Provost Marshall, 73l.; Juan Aledo, as Signalman, 18l. 5s.; at Fort St. Anne: Joseph Sawle, as Fort Major, 91l. 5s.; William Campbell, as Adjutant, 54l. 15s.; Collin Campbell, as Surgeon, 91l. 5s.; Robert Nappier, as Surgeon's Mate, 45l. 12s. 6d.; and at Fort St. Philip: the Lord Forbes, as Lieut. Governor, 730l.; Thomas Cockran, as Fort Major, 91l. 5s.; Alexander Campbell, as Adjutant, 54l. 15s.; James Campbell, as Surgeon, 91l. 5s.; James Scott, as Surgeon's Mate, 45l. 12s. 6d.
4,154184
pay of the Regiments:
Col. James O'Hara, for the Royal Regiment of Fuziliers (Officers etc. and 512 private men, including five men per Company not in the Muster Rolls etc.), 12,869l. 5s. 10d.; Col. Richard Phillips and Brig. Thomas Stanwix for the Regiment of Foot successively under their command (Officers etc. and 512 private soldiers including five men per Company as above, 12,668l. 10s. 10d.); Maj. Gen. Thomas Whetham, for his Regiment of Foot (as above, including five men per Company as above, 12,668l. 10s. 10d.); Lieut. Gen. Nicholas Sankey (as above, including five men per Company as above), 12,668l. 10s. 10d.
50,874184
55,029168
the pay etc. of the Officers of the Garrison of Gibraltar and of the Regimental Forces there, for the same time:
pay of the Officers:
David, Earl of Portmore, as Governor, 730l.; Col. Stanhope Cotton, as Lieut. Governor, 365l.; Thomas Medlicott, as Commissary General, 547l. 10s.; Alexander Chalmers, as Chaplain, 121l. 13s. 4d.; Alexander Urquhart, as the Governor's Secretary, 182l. 10s.; John Beaver, as Deputy Judge Advocate and Commissary of the Musters, 182l. 10s.; Ludovic Petrie and Mordecai Abbott, as Town Major successively 91l. 5s.; John Sidley, Town Adjutant, 54l. 15s.; James Penman, Surgeon Major, 182l. 10s.; Thomas Urquhart and Thomas Collins, Surgeon's Mates, 182l. 10s.; John Kemp, Provost Marshall, 73l.; Joseph Espinosa, Signalman, 18l. 5s.; John Worthington, Turnkey, 18l. 5s.
2,749134
pay of the Regiments:
Maj. Gen. Thomas Pearce for his Regiment of Foot (Officers etc. and 387 private soldiers), 11,147l. 14s. 2d.; Col. Stanhope Cotton for his Regiment of Foot (as above, abating 73l. for respits), 11,074l. 14s. 2d. Lieut. Gen. Thomas Meredith for his Regiment of Foot (as above), 11,1472l. 14s. 2d.
33,37026
36,1191510
pensions borne on the King's Establishment of Guards etc. year to 24 Dec. 1717 (unless otherwise stated):
Col. Charles Salisbury
20000
Capt. Edward Borrett20000
Lieut.-Col. Jeffrey Gibbons20000
Sir John Gibson, Lieut. Governor of Portsmouth, to 24 Oct. 1717, the day of his death984
Mrs. Anne Babington10000
Mrs. Anne Harris10000
Capt. George Browne10000
Margaret, Judith and Elizabeth Tichborne, orphans of Capt. Benjamin Tichborne10000
Capt. Thomas Hyde9150
Lieut. Claudius Linderot9150
Robert Trelawney9150
John Rose4000
Lieut. Henry Meoles36100
Aaron Darby9150
Ensign Robert Cornelius36100
Lieut. Morley2776
John Shaw2000
Maj. Griffin May9150
Lieut. Col. Garrard Russell63176
Capt. Nicholas Masterson63176
Major Edward Coney9150
Major Tamworth Reresby5000
Capt. Thomas Fitzgerald45126
Lieut. Morgan Calahan36100
Lieut. Samuel Antrim36100
Lieut. James Simpson36100
Lieut. James Fanning45126
William Gill4000
2,22411
contingent disbursements, pensions and allowances for services, payable out of contingencies:
Lord Paston, for his pension
30000
Brig. Mark Anthony Moncal, ditto30000
Col. de la Bastyde, ditto15000
Lieut. Col. Charles Floyer, ditto15000
Maj. David Ovray, ditto10000
Capt. Michael Owen, ditto10000
Maj. Matthew Stewart, ditto282176
James, Lord Torphichen, ditto (to 16 Aug. 1717 only)18226
Capt. John Farrier, ditto, for services and wounds at the battle of Dumblain (from 17 Aug. 1717)100150
the same, by Royal Bounty40000
Maj. Gen. Richard Holmes (from 12 Aug. 1717)10150
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills, for his pay as a Captain until a Company fall vacant in his Regiment182100
Lieut. Col. Alexander Rose, of Lieut. Gen. Wills's Regiment, to make up his pay to that of Lieut. Colonel and Captain, from 25 June 17171860
Maj. Francis Williamson, of the same Regiment, ditto to that of Major and Captain, same time45150
Col. George Watkins as Governor of South Sea Castle, same time45150
and to several persons, named, for their allowances, according to the posts they enjoyed at the time of the Union1,10863
William Pulteney and James Craggs, successively Secretaries at War, for rent of a house allowed them20000
Martin Killigrew, for rent of Castle Hill, co. Cornwall20000
Sir Philip Meadows and James Bruce, for office contingencies of the Comptrollers of Army Accompts90000
Richard, Lord Cobham, for so much expended in the marches etc. of the Royal Regiment of Dragoons491710
Col. James Campbell, for the like of the Royal Regiment of North British Dragoons4528
the Earl of Stair, for the like of his Regiment of Dragoons9318
Lieut. George Carpenter, for the like of his Regiment of Dragoons4370
Col. William Kerr, for the like of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment of Dragoons23569
Maj. Gen. William Evans, for the like of his Regiment of Dragoons1334
Col. Richard Molesworth, for the like of his Regiment5748
Col. William Newton, for disbursements and the charge of transporting his Regiment to Ireland25410
Brig. Humphrey Gore, for disbursements in the marches etc. of his Regiment9089
Col. William Stanhope, for the like of his Regiment311152
Brig. Philip Honywood, for the like of his Regiment45151
Brig. Richard Munden, for the like of his Regiment691410
Maj. Gen. John Pepper, for the like of his Regiment to 24 June 1717, when they embarked for Ireland89133
Maj. Gen. Wynn, for the like of his Regiment, ditto1174
Sir Charles Hotham, for the like of his Regiment and for charges of transportation to Ireland47758
Sir Robert Rich, for the like of his Regiment40610
John Mulcaster, agent to Col. James Tyrrell's Regiment of Dragoons, for the like97144
the same, for the like of Brig. Dormer's Regiment623
Col. Peircy Kirk, for the like of the Princess of Wales's Regiment of Foot7679
Richard, Lord Viscount Shannon, for the like of his Regiment2081610
Lieut. Charles Wills, for the like of his Regiment58179
Col. Henry Harrison, for the like of his Regiment22728
Brig. Henry Grove, for the like of his Regiment14536
Brig. Robert Stearne, for the like of his Regiment100100
Col. Roger Handasyde, for the like of his Regiment11010
the same, for fire and candle for his Regiment while garrisoned in the town and citadel of Plymouth325158
Col. Thomas Chudleigh, for the like of his Regiment35140
Col. John Pocock, for the like of his Regiment5780
Col. Charles Dubourgay, for the like of his Regiment to 24 June 1717 when they embarked for Ireland4120
Brig. Alexander Grant, for the like of his Regiment from 22 July 1715, the day of raising, to 24 June 1717, when they were transferred to the Irish Establishment25080
Maj. Gen. Joseph Sabine, for the like of Webb's Fuziliers124196
John Mulcaster, agent to Col. Richard Lucas's Regiment of Foot, for the like9764
Maj. Gen. Charles Trelawney, Governor of Plymouth, and Brig. Thomas Stanwix for fire and candle for Brig. Stanwix's Regiment in Plymouth2671511½
the said Brig. Stanwix, for expenses in the marches etc. of his Regiment from Exeter to Plymouth and thence to Bideford where they embarked to Ireland50190
Edward, Lord Hinchingbrook, for the like of his Regiment382
Brig. Henry Morrison, for the like of his Regiment and charges of their embarkation to Ireland in June 1717145310
Col. William Egerton, for expenses in the marches etc. of his Regiment29503
Col. Richard Maitland, Quarter Master to the Third Regiment of Foot Guards (the Earl of Dunmore's) for the expenses of that Regiment3570
Capt. John Parsons, Quarter Master to the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards for the expenses of that Regiment and for repairing the Guard houses at St. James's, the Tiltyard and at Hampton Court8666
Thomas Paterson, for Brig. George Preston, for expenses on work, furniture, firing, etc. for the Detachment of Brig. Wightman's Regiment at Inverness from 19 July 1717338119
Robert Wilson, for fire and candle for the Invalids in Jersey, whereof he is Lieut. Governor64100
Brig. Bowles, for disbursements in the marches, etc. of his Dragoons860
Somersett English, Under-housekeeper at Hampton Court, for fire and candle for the Invalids there2214
Sir Robert Pollock, for the like for the Garrison of Fort William42430
William Skelton, for ferrying the Horse and Foot Guards etc. at Lambeth and Fulham6000
Hatch Moody, agent to the Garrison of Berwick and Holy Island, for coals and candles, etc.2100
Lieut. Col. Jonas Watson, for disbursements for fuzees for the Troops of Horse Granadier Guards and Companies of Foot Guards and for fire and candle for the Granadier Guards at Whitehall and St. James's Park123160
Sir Adolphus Oughton, bt., for three hautboys to the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards8226
Gen. Henry Lumley, for the charge of clothing in rich liveries the kettle drummers and nine trumpeters of his Regiment of Horse39430
Thomas Morphy, for necessaries for the six Companies of the Third Regiment of Foot Guards in the barracks at the Savoy47417
Aaron Tirrell, as of the Royal Bounty, for services4500
Capt. Marcellus Laroon, ditto35000
Capt. Alexander Abercrombie, ditto, for long and faithful service and for loss in the late Rebellion etc.382100
Capt. Patrick Vaus, ditto, for the like382100
Lieut. John Kelly, for good and faithful service10000
Lieut. Col. Thomas Cæsar, of the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards, as of the Royal Bounty, for service as a volunteer in Flanders at his own expense in 1711 and having since been disappointed in his preferment30000
Edward Hughes, Judge Advocate General, for attending the Board of General Officers36500
the same, for disbursements on office necessaries13794
John Merrill and Richard Arnold, for stationery etc. for the Secretary at War's Office1,4023
Theophilus Blyke, for expenses of furnishing the Secretary at War's apartments in Hampton Court Palace, etc.7000
Lieut. Gen. Carpenter, for expenses in North Britain, intelligence etc.1,088140
Michael Hyde, Commissary General of the Musters, for postage, etc.45126
Capt. Woodes Rogers, for levy money for 99 effective private men for his Independent Company in the Bahamas and for subsistence of the said Company2731010
Thomas More, for expense of the Earl of Carnarvon's office for issuing Debentures etc.28900
William, Lord Cadogan, for clothing the haut-boys and drum-majors of the Coldstream Regiment of Foot Guards34490
John, Earl of Dunmore, for colours and clothing for the hautboys and drum-majors of the Third Regiment of Foot Guards52000
Capt. Edward Hall, as Captain Commandant of Tynmouth Castle18250
Lieut. Col. Lewis Boriragon, to make up his pay to that of Lieut. Col. of Dragoons13130
Sir Tristram Dillington, ditto to make up his pay as Governor of Hurst Castle4600
Col. Charles Churchill, for disbursements in the marches etc. of his regiment50710
Col. Jasper Clayton, for the like of his Regiment in North Britain16360
Nicholas Roope, in satisfaction of his claim as Governor of Dartmouth Castle etc.35000
Sir Scipio Hill, in satisfaction of his petition202166
Lieut. Gen. Hatton Compton, Lieutenant and Governor of the Tower, for coals and candles for Col. Harrison's Regiment of Foot7500
Kingsmill Eyre, agent and solicitor to the 28 Companies of Invalids, for their coals, candles, etc.17806
Henry Cunningham, for Henry Gelfillame, Robert Stewart and Robert Buchanan, for coals etc. for Col. Montague's Regiment at Craigforth and for the Guard on that part of Forth Water where there is a passage called Drip Coddle, in Scotland831911
Quarter Master Thomas Cox, of Maj. Gen. Wynn's Regiment of Dragoons, as of the Royal Bounty, for wounds received at Preston and the loss of his leg5000
John Gough, ditto, for the loss sustained in purchasing an Ensign's Commission for his son William in Maj. Gen. Whetham's Regiment, ‘being broke after’10000
Col. Francis Seyes, for good and faithful service50000
the Duke of Argyll, for his services as Commander in Chief in North Britain during the Rebellion84500
Col. Robert Monro, for services in North Britain35000
Sir Patrick Strahan, for service in the Highlands during the Rebellion50000
Maj. Thomas Cockrane, as Major of Brigade to the Duke of Argyll in North Britain4900
the Earl of Orkney, for Officers and men taken in for the better defence of Edinburgh Castle, etc.1,036128
Capt. William Clarke, Adjutant to the Third Regiment of Foot Guards, for repairs of an empty house in the Savoy assigned him5000
Col. Jasper Clayton, for expenses of his Regiment of Foot in 17155259
Richard, Lord Viscount Cobham, for expenses in the marches of the Royal Regiment of Dragoons9310½
Col. Charles Dubourgay, as Quarter Master General in North Britain182100
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee43442
23,6527
the Officers of the several Regiments, detailed, for payments out of respits (including 1,000l. to Gen. Francis Nicholson for his services and his expenses etc. while in command of the Forces in Nova Scotia in Newfoundland)4,0725
money paid for subsisting the rebel prisoners at Lancaster and Chester (by John Mulcaster, Agent and Solicitor for transacting their affairs)1,6271
money paid to Thomas Missing for provisions furnished for the Garrison of Gibraltar15,7854
the King's allowance for forage to the Regiments of Dragoons in North Britain (the Royal North British Dragoons 18 March 1714–15 to 24 Dec. 1716; Lieut. Gen. Carpenter's, same time; the Earl of Stair's, 18 March 1714–15 to 24 Aug. 1716; Col. Newton's 16 Dec. 1715 to 24 Dec. 1716; Col. Kerr's, 1 Oct. 1715 to 30 April 1716; Maj. Gen. Evance's, 16 Oct. 1715 to 24 April 1716; Col. William Stanhope's, 6 Dec. 1715 to 24 Dec. 1716)2,99897
several persons, named, for payment of the offreckonings of the men reduced out of the several Regiments6,19504
(total for pay etc. of the General and Staff Officers and the pay of the Regiments etc. and Garrisons; for fire and candle; for contingencies etc.; as above, 1,031,459l. 16s.d.)
money paid to the Earl of Cadogan for the charge of transporting from Holland in 1715 6,000 men of the Troops of the States General on the occasion of the late Rebellion14,05312
money paid over to Robert Walpole, late Paymaster General of the Forces, and surcharged on him in his Accompt147,38611
money paid to Capt. Woodes Rogers, Governor of the Island of Providence, for the charge of victualling for one year 100 men, of whom the Garrison for the defence of the Bahamas was to consist912100
half-pay (by Regiments etc.; no names): several reduced Officers for their half-pay by the King's Establishment of 12 July 171767,064110
several Officers en second for their half-pay28,254168
several Officers of the thirteen Regiments broke in Ireland for their half-pay for 183 days from 25 June 171712,272126 (fn. 1)
107,59242
money paid to John Merrill, Paymaster of the Pensions for Officers' widows3,5538
total payments and allowances£1,304,9583
and so remains a Surplus of6,39538½ (fn. 2)
to which is added the money depending in super on sundry persons for money imprested for the service of the Forces:
money imprested in the year 1716:
the Duke of Argyll, for so much received from the Commissioners of Excise in Scotland, which is repaid and returned in super on the said Duke
10,00000
Capt. Alexander Urquhart, for contingencies at Gibraltar74986
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills for money paid on bills of Exchange538170
Brig. Lewis Petit, for expenses on the fortifications etc. of Port Mahone1,00000
the same, for the Train of Artillery there56700
12,85556
ditto in the year 1717:
Col. John Moody, for the Garrison of Placentia
3,00000
Brig. George Preston, in satisfaction of a bill of exchange20000
Lieut. Gen. Charles Wills, ditto10000
the Earl of Sutherland, for the extraordinary expenses of a body of Militia to assist in suppressing the Rebels2,00000
Col. Alexander Urquhart, for the Garrison of Gibraltar9991811½
Col. Richard Kane, for contingencies for the Garrison of Minorca, from 24 Oct. 1715 to 25 April 17172,99742
George, Lord Forbes, ditto; from 25 April 17171,336184
John Mulcaster, agent to the Four Independent Companies at Annapolis Royal, for their respited pay2,031110
ditto, for the respited pay of four men, one per company, allowed for widows3280
Richard Hampden, late Treasurer of the Navy, for money paid over for provisions furnished Col. Phillips's Regiment and the four late Independent Companies of Foot at Annapolis Royal2,324174
Theophilus Blyke, late Paymaster of the Pensions to Officers' widows6,0662
21,0890
£33,9446
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 18 October 1725.
40,339910

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: FORCES ABROAD AND OTHER SERVICES IN THE LATE WAR.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 319, ROLL 1270 [A.O.1/319/1270].

James, Duke of Chandos, late Paymaster of the Forces: Final Account.

1 February 1716–17 to 12 May 1719 (and since 24 August 1713).

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last preceding Accompts: as Paymaster General of the Forces acting in conjunction with the Allies in the Low Countries, 46l. 4s. 5d. and as ditto of the Forces in Spain and Portugal 134l. 13s.d., which sums were respectively discharged by tallies of 26 Jan. and 7 Feb., 3 George I, leaving the Accomptant even and quitnil
Receipts: Michaelmas term, 3 George I, on accompt, by General Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual of 8 April 17172,306196
the same term, ditto, by the same Privy Seal and Royal Sign Manual of 12 April 171715,9211910¾
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, ditto, in part of 250,000l. towards Subsidies and Arrears, by Privy Seal of 19 Aug. 1715, 2 George I18,74718
Easter term, 4 & 6 George I, ditto, for preventing the designs of the King of Sweden, by General Privy Seal of 29 Sept. 1714 and Royal Sign Manual 18 April 171845,00000
81,97617
Voluntary charge: received of Sir Roger Mostyn, late Paymaster General of Marines, for the subsistence of detachments of Marines, prisoners in Spain1,806112
money received of John How, late Paymaster General of the Guards and Garrisons12,919176
money received of Charles Medlycot, late Commissary of Stores in Portugal, being the sum received by him for the sale of public stores51823
deductions of 12d. in the 1l. and one day's pay in the year9011
money repaid by John Howe, being the subsistence of English prisoners taken at the Battle of Briheuga, 17108,31486
money received from the widow of Brigadier Lewis Petit, being the remains of money provided for the fortification of Port Mahon1,049126
money received for bread delivered by John Sherman to the Garrison of Gibraltar for two years from 24 Dec. 17093,00000
profit on remittances etc. surcharged on the Accomptant by Warrant of 19 July 1727103112
money repaid by Benjamin Sweet, Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Flanders1,5369
29,3393
Sundry amounts surcharged on the Accomptant in pursuance of the said Warrant of Her Majesty [Queen Caroline] as Guardian of the Kingdom:
subsistence, pay and clothing of several British Regiments (to be charged, so far as may be found proper, to the said Regiments on their being cleared)
435,16491½ (fn. 3)
Deduction of 2½ per cent. from the pay of Foreign Forces21,5727
money for the Subsistence, etc. of several Regiments in Spain and for Officers and men of the said Regiments who were taken prisoner357,0066
money paid to various Regiments serving in Spain and Portugal for the years 1705, 1707–111,958,525110¾
money paid to Messrs. Man and Maccullock in settlement of a clothing contract76413
money paid for medicines for the Earl of Donegal's Regiment4000
money paid to the agents of the six Regiments of Dragoons raised in Portugal, for the purchase of horses26,71200
money for payments on accompt of subsistence, etc. for several British Regiments in Flanders, allowed in the Accompt to 22 Dec. 1711 (to be charged to the said Regiments on their being cleared)434,32310
ditto, to 24 Aug. 1713, ditto252,929110¼
money allowed in the said Accompt for levy money6,40600
money allowed for subsistence, etc. for British Regiments serving in Spain and Portugal in the Accompt for the year 171388,00413
value of bread supplied by the contractors, Adrian Vanderkaa and Joshua Castanho, or of proviandt guelt in lieu, to Foreign Forces in the Low Countries, detailed11,0391
proviandt guelt to be stopped from British troops1,237191
sums chargeable on the Emperor of Germany, detailed350,409210
sums chargeable on the States General of the United Provinces, detailed14,098168
sums chargeable on the Treasury of Ireland, detailed215110
charge of transportation 1704–7 not deducted in the Accompt of Charles Fox, the preceding Paymaster of the Forces2,960132
additional levy money for the year 17101,71800
pay of the Earl of Donegal as Major General for the year 1706119140
pay of Colonel Cardellon and Captain Carlton4334
extraordinary expense of bread supplied to the Garrison of Gibraltar for the years 1710–1219,55811
bounty paid to troops in consideration of equipment lost at the Battle of Saragossa2,36515
value of horses supplied to Major General Harvey's Regiment of Horse and Lord Raby's Regiment of Dragoons in Portugal6,55800
money spent by Messrs. Johnson and Leuellin on recruit horses from Ireland129178
money paid for clothing for the Spanish Forces in the year 170931,663129
value of wheat bought in 1707 not accounted for by James Allen, late Commissary in Spain31213
money paid to Charles Medlycot, Commissary of Provisions in Portugal, for barley and straw, in the year 17071,93938
balance due for arms, tents, etc. delivered by the Office of Ordnance to the British Regiments, March 1701–2 to Oct. 171226,605167
money paid to Anthonio Belvitches and Joseph Larissa, contractors in Spain for mules, 1710–12 and for bread, etc., for the year 1708161,8402
balance of money paid to Ralph Bucknell for the use of prisoners taken at the Battle of Almanza, in the year 170722615
pay and extraordinaries of the Palatines (to be deducted when their full demands come to be cleared)18,73750
subsidies made to the Kings of Sicily and Portugal (to be deducted as above)18,83368
salary of Dr. Lacaan, Director of the Hospital in Spain10000
arrears of subsidies paid to the Kings of Denmark and Prussia (to be deducted as above)6,67510
money due to Major General Evans for forage supplied for 100 days to 1 April 1713272
4,258,86319
money surcharged, being the difference between what the Commissioners for stating the Debts of the Army have disallowed of the payments made to several Regiments by the Accomptant and allowed by the Auditor and what they have charged the Regiments with, for which he had no allowance61617
total charge and receipts£4,370,796177
Discharge.
Pay of General and Staff Officers and Officers of the Hospitals:
James, late Duke of Ormond, in accompt of his pay as Commander in Chief in Flanders, 24 June to 24 Aug. 1713
596168
Dr. Alexander Inglis on accompt of his pay as Physician to the Hospital in Flanders in the year 17122439
the widow of John Barker, late Commissary of Stores upon General Erle's Expedition, for his pay at 20s. per diem from 22 Dec. 1708 to 23 March 1708–99100
David Campbell for 84 days' pay in advance for several Officers under the command of the Duke of Argyll in Spain from 1 Feb. 1710–11, detailed287140
Dr. John Friend, in full of his pay etc. as Physician to the Hospital and to the General in Spain, from 24 Dec. 170615000
George Denune for his pay as Surgeon's Mate to the Hospital in Spain from 23 Dec. 1708 to 23 Feb. 1708–915100
William Squire for 91 days' pay in advance as Master Apothecary to the Hospital in Spain from 24 Dec. 170945100
more to him for his pay from 14 Nov. to 23 Dec. 17101500
William Elphinstone, Robert Napier, Robert Maitland and John Mylne, four Surgeons Mates to the Hospital in Spain, for 91 days' pay in advance from 24 Dec. 17099100
Colin Campbell for his pay as an Extraordinary Surgeon's Mate to the said Hospital from 24 Dec. 1710 to 23 Dec. 17119150
John Smith for his pay as Supernumerary Clerk to the said Hospital from 24 Dec. 1711 to 23 Dec. 17129200
John Plumerden for his pay as an Extraordinary Mate to the Apothecary there from 24 Dec. 1711 to 14 Nov. 171281150
Paul Margarett for his pay as Surgeon there, from 24 Dec. 1711 to 22 March 1711–124500
Charles Medlycott, deceased, for his pay as Commissary of the War Stores in Portugal, at 20s. per diem from 1 Aug. to 22 Dec. 170814400
1,770145
money due to Officers en second and Officers on Half-pay for their service in the late War:
Captain John Symmonds for his full pay for himself and servants at 10s. per diem from 23 Dec. 1711 to 30 April 1712
6500
Captain William Butler for the subsistence of himself and servants in Portugal at 7s. 6d. per diem from 23 Dec. 1710 to 22 June 17116850
James Brown in full of his pay as Ensign en second in Spain from 1 May 1709 to 23 Dec. 1712143148
Captain Francis Clarke in full of his pay at Lieutenant en second in Spain from 1 May to 23 Dec. 17093940
Daniel Combes, agent for Half-pay Officers, detailed10000
Catherine Walters, on account of her husband's pay as one of the Lieutenants sent to New England200
41838
bounty money, levy money etc.:
Colonel William Southwell, for making good the loss of his horses and baggage in Spain during the year 1707
30000
Thomas Macnemara, to enable him to go to Portugal, Jan. 1709–105000
Major P. Gordon, for arms and accoutrements lost at the Battle of Ramillies by the Royal Regiment of Scotch Dragoons54000
Captain John Man, for the like loss by Major General Ross's Regiment of Dragoons40500
Lieut. Archibald Kennedy, for Levy money for 50 men for the Independent Companies at New York in the year 171310000
John Dann, assignee of Thomas Brerewood, clothier, in full discharge of assignments relating to accoutrements supplied to Earl Cadogan's Regiment of Horse in the years 1703 and 17043805
George Aikinheid, clothier, for money paid to him to complete the net offreckonings of Major General Gorge's Regiment to 17 July 170940417
Philip Woodward and John Barker, clothiers, to complete the offreckonings of Brigadier James Dormer's Regiment to 23 Dec. 1711, when [the said Regiment was] placed upon the Establishment of Ireland1,9961410
John Merrill, for the respited pay of Sir Richard Temple's Regiment from 24 June 1706 to 23 June 1707182100
Lieut.-Col. George Freke for his pay as Lieut. Col. of Lieut. General Erle's Regiment at 7s. a day from 23 Feb. 1711–12 to 24 April 1712, although omitted from the Muster Rolls of the Regiment in error2100
4,3807
extraordinary charges:
Sir Theodore Janssen, for money paid to Monsr. D'Arselliers, Resident at Geneva, for buying arms for the war in Italy, 1708
60000
Col. Ignatius Nugent, for his pay as Colonel in the service of the King of Portugal in the year 171010000
Richard Cantillon, for his care and pains in stating the accompts of the prisoners in France, from 3 Aug. 1709 to 31 March 17103026
Capt. James Long, for his expenses etc. in going express from London to Barcelona in the year 171220000
Capt. James Mohun, for his expenses etc. in coming express from Spain from the Earl of Barrimore, Commander in Chief, in the year 171216426
Major Humphrey Bland, for his service and charges in going express from London to Barcelona in the year 171210000
Col. James O'Hara, for his expenses, etc. in going express from London to Port Mahon with orders for reducing the Regiments there, in June 171315000
Lieut. Col. Stanhope Cotton, for his service and charges in coming express from Port Mahon in 171310000
Alexander McDonald, on accompt of his expenses in coming from Spain in the year 171315000
Anthoine Richard, on accompt of his charges in going several times from London to Barcelona303150
Consul Nicholas Herne for disbursements for the storehouses at Denia104
Wavel Smith, for his expenses in several journeys to the Camp with money for the Army in Spain in the year 1712111126
Richard Watkins, for the expense of his journey from Spain to England in the year 171291100
Don Joseph Pasqual, for his expense in going express from Spain to England in the year 17122500
Henry Neal, for his disbursements for special services by order of the Commander in Chief in Spain42150
Anthony Hammond, Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Spain, for his loss in selling corn which he took in the year 1712 by order of the Commander in Chief102100
Martin Mielgo, the King of Spain's Proveditore, for bread and forage supplied to the British Train of Artillery in 17122400
Alexander Stevensone, for shoes and stockings delivered by Ralph Bucknall to the British Train of Artillery, 15 June 170618510
John Farra, for his expenses etc. in going down to Tinmouth with money for ten battalions arrived from Flanders at the end of the war25106
Thomas Sydenham, in part of money paid by him for subsisting invalids from Regiments in the Low Countries in the year 171210000
Sir Henry Furnese, for the loss accruing to him by his remittances to the Forces in Portugal in the year 1705394132
Col. William Ker, for forage money paid him for his Regiment of Dragoons in the Spring of 171166915
John Leaves, for assisting the Deputy Paymaster of the Forces in Portugal and for the dangers he ran in shipping from the River of Lisbon large sums of money for the Forces in Catalonia30000
Thomas More, in full of his charge and expenses in carrying money to Holland in 1708 for the use of the Army there15000
Major James Allen, on accompt of his pay as Commissary of Stores in Spain, from 24 Dec. 17075000
4,229170
(total money paid for the service of British Forces 10,799l. 2s.d.)
money paid and applied by the Accomptant for satisfying bills of exchange drawn for the service of the Expedition to Canada in the year 1711:
money paid to complete bills of exchange drawn by Col. John Arnott in Boston, New England:
Richard Mico; bill dated 24 July 1711
4763
more to him as Executor to Thomas Bletsoe; bill dated the same day166134
more to him, as ditto; bill dated 28 July 17118868
more to him, as ditto; bill dated 18 July 171150000
John Caswall; bill endorsed by Francis Wainwright; dated 24 July 171133368
more to him; bill dated same day496134
more to him; bill dated same day119011¼
John Lloyd [no date]33368
more to him; bill endorsed by Thomas Hutchinson; same date1,00000
more to him; bill of same date4763
John Crouch and Samuel Arnold; bill of same date59549
John Metcalfe; bill of same date119011¼
more to him; bill of same date119011¼
Robert Hackshaw; bill of same date2382
more to him; bill of same date33368
Jane Edmonds, executrix of Benjamin Edmonds; bill endorsed by Messrs. Bromfield and Burroughs119011¼
Robert Gardner; Col. John Arnott's bill dated 18 July 1711, for the subsistence of several Regiments2,67017
(total drawn by Col. Arnott, as above 8,184l. 19s.d.)
money paid to John Borland to complete a bill of exchange drawn by Robert Hunter and Francis Nicholson at New York 8 Aug. 1711, for the pay of 29 Lieutenants43100
money paid to Richard Hampden, late Treasurer of the Navy to complete bills of exchange drawn by Robert Hunter, then Governor of New York, for the service of the Expedition5,732311¾
13,9603
pay, subsidies and allowances made to Foreign Princes etc. for services performed in Spain:
money paid for the service of the Emperor of Germany as King of Spain:
Col. Charles Cusack, on a bill of exchange drawn by Henry Watkins, 14 Oct. 1707
6000
Brigadier Michael Richards, heir and Executor of Major General John Richards, late Governor of Alicant in Spain, who was blown up and killed in defence of the Garrison there, for money advanced to Domingo Chapoli, the contractor for supplying bread to Alicant and Denia when besieged3,09070
3,15070
money paid to Monsr. D. Steinghens, Minister of the Elector Palatine for the pay of the Palatine troops in Catalonia in the years 1708–9, and on accompt of the subsidy payable to the said Elector2,07250
money paid to Sieur John Hallungius, agent for the Elector of Treves, for the subsidy due, from 23 Dec. 1711 to 24 March 1712–137,44096
money paid to Col. Joseph Marti for and in consideration of his services and sufferings in the late war9,829106
(total money paid to Foreign Princes etc., 22,492l. 12s. 0d.)
money paid to the King of Denmark by way of loan, which has since been repaid to the Earl of Lincoln out of the arrears of subsidies due to the said King45,00000
money allowed to the Accomptant for his own care and trouble since his super-sedure from the Office of Paymaster General and for fees and other services9,58580
more to him for the trouble sustained by him and others in completing his final Accompt, from 24 June 1719 to 24 June 17284,50000
money paid to Edward Harley, an Auditor of the Imprests, his Deputy and his clerks for his duties in preparing the Accompt of Col. Clement Neville as Paymaster of the prisoners taken at Brihuega, from 24 Dec. 1710 to 3 April 171330000
more to him for conducting, for five and a half years, the business required by the late Commissioners appointed for Stating and Determining the Debts of the Army55000
money paid to Thomas Foley, the other Auditor of the Imprests, for conducting, for six and a half years, the business required by the said Commissioners55000
more to Edward Harley for examining, engrossing etc. this final Accompt of the said James, Duke of Chandos70000
16,18580
Money allowed to the Accomptant for disbursements made by him and for discount on tallies etc., payment of interest on loans made for the service of the Forces, and also for payments made to Foreign Forces for which no allowance has hitherto been made:
loss by remittances, commission etc., discount on tallies and South Sea Stock etc. sold for supply of the Forces and interest on loans
8,5356
money paid to Baron de Borle for waggon and forage money and horses lost by the late Baron Walef's Regiment of Dragoons4,41150
money paid to M. de Braamt for forage delivered by Aix la Chappelle to four Battalions of Prussian Troops in the winters of 1711–12 and 1712–131,577210¼
more to him for forage delivered by Jean de Malines in Sept. 1709 to a detachment of troops commanded by the Earl of Albemarle3217
money paid to William Burroughs for forage delivered to the King of Prussia's Army in Limbourg, Nov. 1712 to April 17134,418115
18,975211
lastly, the Accomptant is allowed those amounts made and inserted upon his Accompts as Paymaster General to 24 Aug. 1713, herein before surcharged upon him in this Accompt pursuant to Her Majesty's Warrant:
payments on accompt of pay, subsistence and clothing of British Regiments in Flanders for the year 1712, which sum appears to have been charged to the said Regiments by the Commissioners for Determining the Debts due to the Army except 4s. only
435,1649
payments on accompt of subsistence, etc. of British Regiments in Spain and Portugal for the year 1712 and for the subsistence of Officers and men of the said Regiment who were made prisoners in Spain; charged to the Regiments by the said Commissioners357,0066
money paid to the British Regiments in Spain and Portugal on accompt of their subsistence, etc. which is allowed in the preceding Accompt for the years 1707–11 and the sum of 6,992l. 11s.d. paid for subsistence to the Earl of Barrymore's Regiment in the year 1705, charged on the Regiments as above1,958,525110¾
money paid to Messrs. Man and Maccullock to satisfy a debt arising from their contract for clothing the Earl of Barrymore's Regiment of Dragoons, charged to the said Regiment as above76413
sum paid for medicines for the Earl of Donegal's Regiment in the year 1705 and charged on the pay of the Regiment as above4000
money paid in the year 1710, pursuant to Warrants of the Commander in Chief to the agents of the six Regiments of Dragoons raised in Portugal, to buy horses; charged on the said Regiments as above26,71200
money allowed to the Accomptant to 22 Dec. 1711 for his payments for subsistence, etc. for several British Regiments in Flanders, charged on these Regiments as above434,32310
money allowed to the Accomptant to 24 Aug. 1713 for pay etc. whereof 251, 343l. 8s. 10¼d has been charged as above and the difference of 1,585l. 13s. 0d. for subsistence advanced to Colonel Kerr's Regiment in Ireland surcharged on the Accomptant's Accompt for the year 1713252,929110¼
levy money allowed in the said Accompt and charged in like manner6,40600
money allowed in the Spain and Portugal Accompt to 24 Aug. 1713, for subsistence etc. of several British Regiments serving there, whereof 87,999l. 4s.d. has been charged and the difference of 5l. 9s.d. was short paid to Elliot's Regiment in the year 1706 and has been allowed in the year 171388,00413
value of bread delivered to the Foreign Forces by Adrian Vanderkaa and Joshua Castanho, contractors to the Forces in the Low Countries for the year 1712, or of proviandt guelt in lieu, detailed11,0391
proviandt guelt to be stopped from the British troops, whereof 1,231l. 13s.d. has been stopped by the said Commissioners and the difference of 6l. 5s.d. is alleged to be chargeable to Col. Pocock's Regiment1,237191
sums chargeable on the present Emperor of Germany, detailed, viz.: for money lent in 1704, 40,000l.; for money paid in 1710 to Admiral Somelsdyke and other Dutch commanders, for freight and provisions for Lieut. General Ech's Regiment of Horse, 2,036l. 2s. 11½d.; for corn consigned by William Chetwynd to the Commissaries of Stores and Provisions in Spain, 264,335l. 12s. 6d.; and for tents, habiliaments, bread etc., delivered to the Officers of the Emperor 44,037l. 7s.d.350,409210
sums chargeable on the States General of the United Provinces, detailed:
for waggon money etc. allowed the four English Battalions of the 20,000 men, 5,348l. 16s. 8d.; money paid to Brigadier Lillemaris for Dutch Forces sent on Earl Rivera's Expedition, for provisions, 8,750l.
14,098168
sums chargeable on the Treasury of Ireland, detailed215110
charge of transportation 1704–7 not deducted in the Accompt of Charles Fox, the preceding Paymaster of the Forces, whereof the Commissioners for Determining the Debts of the Army have stopped 1,344l. 11s. 10d. and the difference is here allowed2,960132
money allowed in the Accomptant's Accompt for the year 1710 for Additional Levy Money to be set against claims made by the respective Regiments as are the payments made in preceding years, whereof 1,642l. has been charged and the remaining 76l. is a debt for men raised for Sir Roger Bradshaw's Regiment in Ireland1,71800
extraordinary expense of bread delivered to the Garrison of Gibraltar due to the excessive dearness of necessaries; the matter to be settled when the Regiments serving there come to be cleared, the late Commissioners for Determining the Debts due to the Army having held the opinion that the Regiments ought not to be charged19,55811
bounty paid to troops in consideration of equipment lost at the Battle of Saragossa and wear of shoes and stockings on the long marches before and after the Battle; to be charged as an extraordinary of the war and here allowed2,36515
value of horses supplied to Major General Harvey's Regiment of Horse and Lord Raby's Regiment of Dragoons in Portugal during the year 1705; these horses being replacements for those taken away by the Duke of Marlborough; to be adjusted when the Regiments come to be cleared but here allowed6,55800
balance due for arms, tents, etc. delivered by the Office of Ordnance to British Regiments, March 1701–2 to Oct. 171226,605167
money paid to Anthonio Belvitches and Joseph Larissa, contractors in Spain for mules, 1710–12, and for bread etc. for the year 1708161,8402
pay and extraordinaries of the Palatines; to be deducted when their full demands come to be cleared but here allowed18,73750
subsidies made to the Kings of Sicily and Portugal; to be deducted as above but here allowed18,83368
arrears of Subsidies paid to the Kings of Denmark and Prussia; to be deducted as above, but here allowed6,67510
4,202,7299
total payments and allowances£4,330,141181
and so remains40,654196
against which depending on sundry persons accountable for money paid to them by this Accomptant for the service of the Land Forces:
the heirs, Executors or Administrators of the late Colonel Joseph Dudley, Governor and Commander in Chief of Massachussets Bay, for money paid to James Douglas upon a bill of exchange dated at Boston, New England 4 Aug. 1711 for the accompt of John Borland for building barracks at Nodles Island and for other contingent charges
700180
more to ditto, for money paid to John Lloyd upon a like bill of exchange dated 2 Aug. 1711 for stores received from Charles Chambers for the Train of Artillery, and for the Expedition to Canada20000
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to John Lloyd for stores received from Nathaniel Carey for the said Expedition12333
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to Thomas Sanford for like stores received from Oliver Noyes20000
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to Messrs. John Crouch and Samuel Arnold for like stores received at Boston from Thomas Fitch2,00000
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 2 Aug. 1711 payable to Thomas Bletsoe for like stores received from Samuel Greenwood20000
more to ditto, on a like bill, dated 21 Dec. 1711 payable to Richard Mico for accompt of Nathaniel Henchman of Boston, for victualling, sailors' wages and hire of vessels for tenders on the Fleet in the said Expedition996188
more to ditto, on a like bill dated 18 April 1712, payable to Francis Clarke for money spent at Boston on stores for the Train of Artillery by John Walley and Major Thomas Fitch78176
more to ditto and Francis Nicholson, Commander in Chief of the said Expedition, for money paid on a bill drawn by them jointly at Boston, dated 27 July 1711, payable to John Borland for money advanced by him for the contingent charges of the Expedition105149
more to the heirs etc. of Col. Dudley and to Francis Nicholson, for a like bill dated 3 Nov. 1711, payable to John Borland, on the balance of his accompt for contingencies of the said Expedition50148
(total paid for the service of the Expedition for the year 1711, 4,656l. 6s. 10d.)
more on the heirs etc. of James, late Earl Stanhope, Commander in Chief of the Forces in Spain, for money paid on several bills of exchange drawn on the Accomptant by him in the year 1710:
bill dated at Rotterdam 3 April 1710 payable to James Senserfe & Son and assigned to Thomas Clegg
40000
bill dated at The Hague 15 April 1710, payable to the order of Benjamin Sweet and assigned to Theophilus Parsons90192
bill dated at Genoa 14 Aug. 1710, payable to the order of Messrs. Boissier & Sons, Vignoles and Naville and assigned to Moses Beranger1,00000
(total of Earl Stanhope's Bills 1,490l. 19s. 2d.)
sums which being part of those surcharged in this Accompt are to be returned in super upon the parties who are accountable for the same:
Earl of Donegal for his pay as Major General for the year 1706
119140
Colonel Cardellon for his pay as Engineer at Denia in the year 1709 and Capt. Carlton for his pay4334
money expended by Messrs. Johnson and Leuellen on recruit horses from Ireland in 1705 (still to be adjusted, it not being known from which Regiments the same is to be deducted)129178
John Robyns for clothing supplied to the King of Spain's Forces in the year 1709 (charged to the said King's Subsidy but as the clothing was consigned to Henry Vincent, then Commissary in Spain, the latter is to be charged therewith)31,663129
James Allen, late Commissary in Spain, the unaccompted part of the wheat supplied to the Forces in the year 170731213
Charles Medlycot, Commissary for Provisions in Portugal in the year 1707, for barley and straw for which no deduction appears to have been made1,93938
Ralph Bucknell, the unaccompted part of the money paid to him for the prisoners taken at the Battle of Almanza22615
Dr. Lacaan, on accompt of his salary as Director of the Hospital in Spain10000
Major General Evans, on accompt of forage due to him for 100 days ending 1 April 1713 (to be deducted on any demand for the whole amount due 78l. 2s.d.)272
(total of the sums accomptable 34,562l. 22s. 11½d.)£40,709811½
and so the Accomptant upon the end of his final Accompt of money received and paid by him since 24 Aug. 1713, the time of his supersedure from his office of Paymaster General, is in Surplusage
Declared 27 April 1730.
549

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: CHELSEA HOSPITAL.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1469, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/1469/24].

Henry, Earl of Lincoln, late Paymaster of the Royal Hospital near Chelsea.

25 December 1716 to 24 December 1717.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last preceding Accompt19,3526
Receipts: money detained from the payments to the Forces for the usual deductions of poundage and one day's pay in a year:
for the deduction of 12d. in the 1l. from payand of 6d. in the 1l. out of half pay
52,31311
for the deduction of one day's pay in a year2,68116
(total for deductions 54,995l. 8s.d.)
money received of Lady Katherine Jones for rent of ground near the Hospital (10l.) and of Sir Richard Gough for ditto (9l.) and upon accompt of the late Earl of Ranelagh's legacy (200l.)21900
total charge and receipts£74,566147
Discharge.£s.d.
salaries etc., year to 24 Dec. 1717:
Brig. Thomas Stanwix, Governor
50000
Col. Thomas Chudleigh, Lieut. Governor20000
Richard Bettesworth, Major15000
Dr. Emanuel Langford, First Chaplain and Dr. Robert Cannon, Second Chaplain20000
Dr. John Smart, Physician10000
James Frazier and Kingsmill Eyre, Secretary and Register10000
Robert Man, Deputy Treasurer10000
Henry Wood and James Brett, successively Comptrollers5000
Alexander Inglis, Surgeon7300
Isaac Garnier, Apothecary5000
Hugh Warren, Clerk of the Works2000
Robert Lawson, Adjutant2000
William Hepburn, Surgeon's Mate2000
John Astell, Comptroller of the Coal Yard2000
Henry Pope, Wardrobe Keeper2000
master cook, master butler, under butler, master baker, barbers etc., detailed, (including 6l. to Renatus Harris for tuning the organ)1,01790
2,64090
payments for provisions etc. with names of suppliers6,5241010½
customary allowances to Military Officers and soldiers entertained in the Hospital1,26344
necessary and contingent disbursements:
William Day, for clothing
1,1731211
Alexander Inglis, Surgeon, for external medicines257810
Isaac Garnier, Apothecary, for internal medicines391169
Mrs. Utresia Astley, Housekeeper, for necessaries for the sick men407
sundry invalids for their allowances whilst on ‘furlow’8526
Joseph Hudson, ‘upholder’, for upholsterer's wares etc.105136
Jeremiah Hancock, brazier, for brazier's wares, etc.39311½
James Gisburne, pewterer, for pewterer's wares etc.3640
Susan Harper, turner, for turner's wares11072
Edward Castle, stationer, for stationer's wares4374
Edward Barrell, for charcoal33130
Samuel Forrest, glazier, for glazier's work9178
Charles Bush, tinman, for work etc.3124
John Astell, for coals49500
Richard Cole, engine maker, for making a fire engine etc.2700
John Barnes, bookseller, for books2450
William Day, for buckets290
Alexander Inglis, for so much paid to the Steward of Bethlem Hospital for four Invalid Out-Pensioners there588
Kingsmill Eyre, for additional salary etc.11712
Henry Parsons, contractor, for beef and mutton delivered10846
Samuel Buckley, gazeteer, for advertisements21170
Robert Man, Under-treasurer, for his allowance of 2s. per diem for paying the Out-pensioners' quarters36100
the same, for stationery2125
Gabriel Spender, porter, for his constant attendance etc.400
Mrs. Elizabeth Raby, for care and cleaning of the Chambers at the Horse Guards etc.586
Henry Wood and James Brett, successively Comptrollers, for additional salary5000
Richard Brayne, Steward, for ditto10000
Alexander Reed, for assisting the Surgeon2000
Joseph Stanwix, Solicitor, for his salary45186
Thomas Nightingale and Richard Hayward, messengers, for apprehending etc. Francis Cary and Edward Doyl for abuses in relation to the Hospital526
several artificers, for repairs etc.1,14918
(contingencies etc. as above 12,321l. 14s.d.)
sundry annual allowances paid out of deductions:
Exchequer fees
7,935197
this Accomptant, for the salaries of himself and under-officers, etc. and for incidents as Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons5,65618
the same, for his salary as Treasurer36500
William Pultney and James Craggs, successively Secretaries at War, for themselves, their under officers and clerks and for their additional allowance2,45500
Michael Hyde, Commissary General, for his allowance15000
William Willys and John Conduit, for their salaries as Deputy Paymasters at Minorca and Gibraltar1,09500
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee7000
17,72713
pensions and rewards to disabled Officers and soldiers as Outpensioners:
to several Invalid Commissioned Officers at 12d. per diem and several Invalid Non-Commissioned Officers and soldiers, found on examination to be duly qualified, at 5d. per diem (including funeral charges of 101 Out-pensioners)
29,23357
to the assigns of other invalid Out-pensioners who died before the late general re-examination or were not then examined1,53118
30,76473
money paid out of the late Earl of Ranelagh's legacy:
for the legacy of 5s. to each Light-horseman, 4s. to each Matross and Sergeant, 3s. to each Corporal and Drummer, and 2s. to each Private man belonging to the Hospital, for the annual distribution on 29 May 1717
60100
William Day and Partners, for 416 blue surtout coats41600
476100
total payments and allowances£63,9298
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 18 October 1725.
10,637510¾

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: GIBRALTAR GARRISON.

AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1264, ROLL 171 [A.O.1/1264/171].

Charles, Earl of Portmore, as son and heir of David, Earl of Portmore, Governor and Commander in Chief at Gibraltar.

24 October 1714 to 24 December 1728.

See Volume XXIX of this Calendar, p. cxxxiii.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: GIBRALTAR: VICTUALLING ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 183, ROLL 556 [A.O.1/183/556].

Thomas Missing, Contractor for Victualling the Garrison of Gibraltar.

1 June 1715 to 19 December 1725.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. cxlvi.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: TRANSPORT SERVICE.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2309, ROLL 23 [A.O.1/2309/23].

John Hill, Receiver and Paymaster of the Transport Service.

29 September 1716 to 29 September 1717.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accountant's hands on the determination of his preceding Account4,029810¼
and depending upon sundry persons for money imprested437198
(total arrears 4,467l. 8s.d.)
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 3 & 4 George I, by Privy Seal of 19 Aug. 1715
3,3768
Voluntary charge:
received for Interest on South Sea Stock
1096
received from John Aislaby, Navy Treasurer3,00000
and received for stores sold1684
(total voluntary charge 3,026l. 17s. 10d.)
total charge and receipts£10,870147
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Hire and freight of ships employed in the Transport Service:
freight in full of the ships employed to transport the Dutch Forces from Great Britain to Holland:
the Adventure (Thomas Willson, master) for transporting 108 men of the Dutch Forces from Hull to Williamstadt at 7s. 6d. a head (abating 6d. for cheese short returned)
4096
the Martha (Simon Richardson, master) for transporting 153 men from Hull as above (abating 1l. 13s. 6d. for stores short returned)55130
the Queen Hester (Amor Clark, master) for transporting 268 men of the said Forces from Gravesend to Williamsstadt, at 4s. a head (abating 2l. 1s. 11d. as above)51101
the Benjamin (John Yeoman, master) for transporting 316 men from Gravesend as above (abating 18s. 4d. as above)6258
the John (John Ellis, master) for transporting 122 men from Hull as above (abating 15s. 4d. as above)44198
the Thomas and Susannah (Caleb Rich, master) for transporting 148 men from Hull as above55100
the Lisle (Gregory Shipton, master) for transporting 260 men from Hull as above (abating 2s. as above)9780
the Bear Key (James White, master) for transporting 125 men from Hull as above (abating 7s. as above)46106
the Leeds galley (Christopher Clayton, contractor, and James Derrick, master) for transporting 160 men as above (abating 3s. as above)59170
the Bomanier (John Thomson, contractor, and John Barker, master) for transporting 172 men as above (abating 37s. 1d. as above)621211
the Royston (Thomas Wall, master) for transporting 340 men from Gravesend as above8800
the Unity (John Thomson, contractor) for transporting 162 men from Hull as above (abating 23s. as above)59120
the Isabella (William Bass, master) for transporting 158 men from Harwich as above, at 4s. a head (abating 2l. 19s. 11d. as above)28121
the Gloucester (George Ouchterlony, contractor), burthen 78 tons, employed to transport the Dutch General Officers from London to Rotterdam (abating 16s. 8d. for stores short returned)4934
the Mary and Elizabeth (Robert Beam, master) for transporting 195 men from Harwich to Williamstadt as above; and for freight of 130 tons of returned stores at 5s. a ton (deducting 7s. as above)7130
the York Merchant (John Thomson, contractor, Samuel Smith, master) for transporting 156 men from Hull as above (deducting 1s. for bread short returned) 5890
the Ann (Robert Mirfield, master) for transporting 112 men from Hull as above (deducting 4s. 7d. for stores short returned)41155
the Providence (Abraham Thomson, master) for transporting 153 men from Hull as above and for freight of 102¼ tons of returned stores (deducting 22l. 8s. 6d. for provisions bought by the master)60103
the Marlborough (William Mantle, master) for transporting 159 men from Hull as above and for 106 tons of returned stores (abating 23l. 2s. 6d. for provisions bought by the master)6300
the Frankfort (Joel Watson, contractor, Nathaneel Forster, master) for transporting 148 men from Hull as above (abating 1l. 0s. 3d. for stores short returned)5499
1,151112
freight in full for three ships hired to transport Lieut. Gen. Seymour's Regiment to Guernsey and Jersey:
the Seaford's Adventure (Richard Lemmon, master) for transporting 180 men of Lieut. Gen. Seymour's Regiment from Portsmouth to Guernsey and for importing from thence the like number of Invalids, at 12s. a head for the 180 men
10800
the Anne (Richard Vaughn, master) for transporting 120 men as above from Portsmouth to Jersey and for importing from thence the like number of Invalids7200
the King George (John Buckler, master) for transporting 200 men as above from Portsmouth to Jersey, and importing from thence the like number of Invalids12000
30000
freight in full for several ships hired to transport English Regiments from Great Britain to Ireland:
the King's Fisher (John Pricket, master) for transporting 163 men of Col. Dubourgay's Regiment from Dover to Corke or Kingsale in Ireland
6540
the King (John Lloyd, master) for transporting 169 ditto as above67120
the Launcelot and Jane (Nicholas Cooke, master) for transporting 160 ditto as above6400
the William and Anne (Peter Rule, master) for transporting 171 men of Col. Pocok's Regiment as above6880
the Duke of Cambridge (George Beilby, master) for transporting 165 ditto as above6600
the John and Josia (Robert Hammel, master) for transporting 148 ditto as above5940
George Strange for so much paid by him to nine masters of ships for transporting 1,060 men of Brig. Stanwix's and Col. Chudleigh's Regiments from Bideford to Waterford in Ireland and for his commission etc.271126
the John and Mary (Patrick Kelley, master) for transporting 135 ditto as above from Dover5400
71606
freight in full for transport services to France and from and to Portugal:
the Prince George sloop (Erasmus Banbury, master) for the freight of the said sloop hired to transport ten of the King's own horses, with grooms, from Gravesend to Calais, and for duty, etc.
2907
the Albion galley (William Cross, master) for importing 80 Officers of divers Regiments from Lisbon to Great Britain at 40s. a head as agreed with Messrs. Stepney and Goddard, Agents at Lisbon, with interest from 12 July 1715164610
the Denbigh Castle (Robert Hughes), burthen 113¼ tons, at 12s. per ton per calendar month, employed to transport Forces to Portugal, 28 Aug. 1703 to 21 Feb. 1703–4 (less deductions)15021
34396 (fn. 4)
money imprested on accompt of freight, detailed:
the Royston (Thomas Wall, master), hired to transport Forces to Ireland
20000
the Edward's Adventure (Edward Jackson, master), ditto20000
the Henry and Martha (James Peck, master), ditto26000
the Owner's Adventure (John Burwood, master), ditto34000
the Unity (Edward Bowell, master), ditto34000
the Blenheim (Thomas Godlee, master), ditto20000
the Crow (Thomas Crow, master), ditto13000
the Blessing (Thomas Clerk, master), ditto25000
the Rebecca (Thomas Grange, master), ditto15000
the Marlborough (Richard Jennys, master), ditto23000
the Wingham (George Mecaines, master), ditto20000
the Thornburg (Thomas Snow, master), hired to transport recruits to the Leeward Islands)50500
3,00500
(total for freight as above 5,516l. 1s. 2d.)
money paid for provisions and stores bought, detailed (cask and iron hoops, bread, stables for horses, etc., horse slings, hay, deals and spars)676172
lighterage and other necessary expenses, detailed93124
77096
salaries etc.:
Thomas Colby, sole Agent and Manager, 400l.; John Hill, this Accomptant, 500l.; Peter Crank, Chief Clerk, 150l.; clerks, messengers etc., detailed, 202l. 16s. 11d.
1,2521611
office rent, stationery etc., detailed558137
1,811106
repayment of a surplusage on the Account of Thomas Jett, late Register and Paymaster of unsatisfied debentures; by Treasury Warrant of 24 May 17173768
total payments and allowances£8,4749
and so remains2,3965
against which depending on divers Correspondents and Agents etc.:
John Field, Correspondent at Hull
576
Col. John Jones, Lieut. Governor of Hull72122
Richard Heath, Storekeeper at the Red House, Deptford10000
John Crook, Messenger, for contingent expenses58158
John Swadle, Correspondent at Newcastle500
Thomas Coates, Correspondent at Whitehaven (184l. 8s. 7d. and 117l. 8s. 0d.)301167
5431111
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 8 March 1717.
1,85213

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: TRANSPORT SERVICE.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2309, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/2309/24].

John Hill, Receiver and Paymaster of the Transport Service.

29 September 1717 to 3 January 1717–18.

To be published in Volume XXXII of this Calendar.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: TRANSPORT: COMMISSIONER'S ACCOUNT: ARREARS ETC.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2310, ROLL 25 [A.O.1/2310/25].

Sir Thomas Colby, bt., appointed as Commissioner to settle the Affairs of the Transport Office.

22 July 1715 to 17 December 1717.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. cli.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ARMY: PENSIONS TO OFFICERS' WIDOWS.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 233, ROLL 811 [A.O.1/233/811].

John Merrill, late Receiver and Paymaster of the money appointed for the payment of Pensions due to the Widows of Officers who were killed or died in the Service.

25 December 1715 to 25 April 1717.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. clix.

Footnotes

1 Should be 12,272l. 16s. 6d.
2 Should be 6,395l. 3s.d.
3 Should be 435,164l. 9s.d.
4 The Account has 363l. 9s. 6d.