Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Ordnance', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CLXXXV-CLXXXVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86024 Date accessed: 25 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Ordnance

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ORDNANCE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2698 [E.351/2698].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1863, ROLL 123 [A.O.1/1863/123].
Charles Eversfield, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
30 June 1712 to 30 June 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands none, this being his first Accompt nil
but depending upon sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the preceding Accompt for this service 300,594 18
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
£ s. d.
Easter term, 11 Anne, in full of 300,000l. by privy seal of 2 June 9 Anne 27,071 5
ditto, in part of 300,000l. by privy seal 6 May 11 Anne 43,100 7
Michaelmas term 11 & 12 Anne, in further part of the same 50,000 0 0
Easter term, 12 Anne, ditto 44,725 16
164,897 9
money received of several persons and stock transferred to this Accomptant:
Harry Mordaunt, the preceding Treasurer in tallies, South Sea Stock and money, detailed 140,175 12
James Bridges, one tally and order on Malt 1711 300 0 0
Nicholas Hunton, Commissary and Paymaster to the Ordnance at Port Mahone 6,219 4
Henry Pillar, being sums received of General Richards and other Officers, named 739 15 9
Col. Albert Borguard, received from Capt. Phillips 19 0 0
Mr. Thomas Musgrave 650 8 3
Capt. Phillips, received from Col. Neville in Spain 869 15
Col. Christian Lilly 126 13
James Robbe, received from Col. Titchborne in North Britain 80 0 0
Lieut. Francis Hull, received from Capt. Phillips and Col. Borgard 400 0 0
William Meades, received of the Storekeeper at Portsmouth 303 0 0
Gabriel Soulden, Storekeeper at Kinsale 4 11
the same 3 5 8
the same 1 5 0
the same 1 5 0
Mr. Pyne, for saltpetre delivered to Henry Bosserville 446 12 10
Richard Jones, for materials and pay for making rockets at Woolwich laboratory 21 10 0
the Vice-Treasurer of Ireland, for small arms 1,060 16
the same, for ditto 440 16 11½
James Bridges, for 440 snaphance musquetts 10 8 10
the Marquis de Montandre, for arms for his Regiment 37 3 0
William Edge, received of John Hooper, for ‘scavell’ work at Portsmouth 663 6 6
Thomas Watson, late Messenger, for old bedding sold 36 7 0
John Baxter, Commissary of Stores at Lisbon, for old stores sold 22 12 4
Charles White, Storekeeper at Gravesend, for an old boat sold 1 10 0
Frances Farr, Administratrix of John Crafts, gunner of the Breda, for stores wanting 2 18 6
Capt. Francis Strame, for gunpowder 28 0 0
Elizabeth Faulkner, for gunpowder fired away in salutes on the Ranelagh 16 0 0
Capt. Robartes, for gunpowder lent to a merchant ship 5 0 0
Robert Parker, for rent of the Armoury Mill at Deptford, Xmas 1707 to Mids. 1712 32 2 0
Henry Stanyford, for 1¾ years’ taxes for the Storekeeper's House, Portsmouth, paid by John Hooper 3 0 0
John Hughes, for the like at Portsmouth 8 8 0
152,730 8 10
total charge and receipts £618,222 16
Discharge.
Wages and entertainments of Officers, etc. on the Ordinary Establishment:
the Principal Officers: James, Duke of Hamilton, Master General, quarter year to 31 Dec. 1712, 375l.; John Hill, Lieut. General, three quarters to 31 March 1713, 600l.; William Bridges, Surveyor General, same time 300l.; Christopher Musgrave, same time, 300l.; Dixie Windsor, Storekeeper, same time 300l.; Newdigate Owseley, Clerk of the Deliveries, same time 225l.; Charles Eversfield, Treasurer, etc., same time 375l.; Gawin Mason, Secretary to the Master General, quarter year to 31 Dec. 1712, 50l. 2,525 0 0
clerks daily attendant, detailed 690 0 0
storekeeper, armourers, and furbishers, detailed 786 0 0
engineers, detailed 750 0 0
gunners, detailed 1,057 0 0
bombardiers, detailed 360 8 9
petardiers, detailed 150 11 3
fireworkers, detailed 432 10 0
waggon master, named 75 0 0
proof masters, detailed 30 0 0
clerk of the cheque, named 45 0 0
purveyor, named 30 0 0
messenger, named 45 0 0
yeoman of the tents and toils, named 15 0 0
labourers 1,157 0 0
8,148 10 0
wages of several additional engineers etc., not named 2,568 8 9
allowances settled on several Officers of the late Regimental Artillery Trains, detailed with names 400 0 0
wages of Officers and others borne on the Establishment of the Field Train in North Britain; detailed as in the preceding roll 1,100 2
total for wages etc. 4,068l. 10s. 11¼d. emptions and provisions, detailed with names 29,015 19
several owners and masters of ships etc. hired for transporting stores to Gibraltar, Port Mahone, Flanders and Barbadoes 6,440 18
repairs at several castles and forts, detailed: the Tower of London 987 13
Portsmouth 6,996 3
Hull 657 13
Plymouth 117 1
Sheerness 4,351 14
Dover Castle 31 7
Carlisle 10 0 0
Greenwich and Woolwich 181 6
Upnor Castle 74 17 4
Berwick Castle 11 7 4
Tilbury Fort 43 10
Languard Fort 28 19
Sandown and Walmer Castles 78 10 1
North Britain 60 0 0
13,630 4
travelling charges, not detailed 1,332 5 8
disbursements, detailed at length: including payments to storekeepers, named, for repairs etc.; to John Baxter, Commissary at Lisbon, for the hire of vessels etc., 1,390l. 0s. 11d.; to Colt Titchbourne, for the fortifications at Edinburgh, Sterling, Dunbarton and Fort William, 3,473l. 18s. 0¾d.; to Nicholas Hunton, Commissary at Port Mahone, 7,092l. 11s. 1¼d.; to Thomas Musgrave, Storekeeper at Gibraltar, 11,000l. 15s. 8¾d.; to Thomas Foley, as Auditor's fee(310l.); and to this Accomptant (788l. 15s. 4d.) 39,631 12 9
rewards, detailed: including payments for salvage of stores from the Seahorse and the Looe 480 2 4
salaries and allowances by debentures, detailed at length 8,037 6
this Accomptant, for so much repaid to the Bank of England 38,517 9 6
rent, detailed 909 14 0
total for emptions and provisions, carriage, reparations, etc. 137,995l.12s.1d.
ordinary allowances: Exchequer fee 3 6 8
total payments and allowances 150,215 19
and so remains 468,006 16 6
whereof depending on sundry persons, named at length, for money imprested to them 26 March 1673 to 30 June 1713:
by Sir George Wharton, bt., late Treasurer and Paymaster:
26 March 1673 to 30 June 1673 1,851 0 0
30 June 1673 to 30 June 1674 2,013 0 0
30 June 1674 to 30 June 1675 320 0 0
30 June 1675 to 30 June 1676 80 0 0
30 June 1676 to 30 June 1677 170 0 0
30 June 1677 to 30 June 1678 6,715 0 0
30 June 1678 to 30 June 1679 915 0 0
30 June 1679 to 30 June 1680 4,548 8 2
30 June 1680 to 30 June 1681 1,516 2 4
by Charles Bertie, late Treasurer and Paymaster:
30 June 1681 to 30 June 1682 135 0 0
30 June 1682 to 30 June 1683 85 0 0
30 June 1683 to 30 June 1684 539 3 4
30 June 1684 to 30 June 1685 1,532 0 0
30 June 1685 to 30 June 1686 305 10 0
30 June 1686 to 30 June 1687 1,062 0 11
30 June 1687 to 30 June 1688 928 6 8
30 June 1688 to 30 June 1689 1,700 14 2
30 June 1689 to 30 June 1690 7,526 7 8
30 June 1690 to 30 June 1691 4,455 17
30 June 1691 to 30 June 1692 1,170 5 0
30 June 1692 to 30 June 1693 531 16 8
30 June 1693 to 30 June 1694 637 1 4
30 June 1694 to 30 June 1695 707 19 3
30 June 1695 to 30 June 1696 1,679 14 5
30 June 1696 to 30 June 1697 1,834 0 8
30 June 1697 to 30 June 1698 203 5 1
30 June 1698 to 30 June 1699 2,501 6
30 June 1699 to 30 June 1700 2,272 16 2
30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 204 16 0
30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 1,431 14 9
30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 1,388 2 0
Edward Habbald, clerk to Charles Bertie, for the value of two Bills of Imprests; 200l. for the service of the [Artillery] Train and 160l. for paying Bills of Exchange 360 0 0
30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 939 11
30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 1,423 7
by the Hon. Harry Mordaunt, this Accomptant, Treasurer of the Ordnance:
30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706 17,999 7
30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 15,910 7
30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708 17,082 1 10¼
30 June 1708 to 30 June 1709 15,752 1
30 June 1709 to 30 June 1710 17,938 15
30 June 1710 to 30 June 1711 42,288 19
30 June 1711 to 30 June 1712 88,838 8 6
and within the time of this Accompt, viz. 30 June 1712 to 30 June 1713 43,975 16
£313,470 4 5
and so the said Accomptants is Indebted 154,536 12 1
Declared 26 September 1716.