Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Navy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CLXX-CLXXXVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86105 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY AND VICTUALLING.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2350 [E.351/2350].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1730, ROLL 156 [A.O.1/1730/156].
Charles Cæsar, Treasurer of the Navy Royal and of the Victualling: Final Account.
31 December 1713 to 14 October 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of the last Accompt 1,539,475 0
and depending on sundry persons named at the foot of the preceding Accompt 259,039 18 1
1,798,514 18
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 12 & 13 Anne, in further part of 1,000,000l. by privy seal of 16 July 12 Anne 139,246 8
Easter term, 13 Anne & 1 Geo. I, in full of the same 282,225 3 1
ditto in part of 1,000,000l. by privy seal of 19 May 1714, 13 Anne 351,329 7
ditto, in part of 648,670l. 12s. 9¼d. by privy seal of 9 Aug. 1 Geo. I 525,690 13
Michaelmas term, 1 Geo. I, in further part of the same 40,000 0 0
1,338,491 12 6
supers and imprest bills paid by former Treasurers and cleared within the time of this Accompt, detailed 13,270 18
money received of several persons, detailed, for goods and provisions sold by Officers of the Navy out of the stores etc., and for dividends on South Sea stock, standing in the Accomptant's name and in that of Robert Walpole, late Treasurer, or in the hands of Trustees for a loan, and for interest on tallies etc. 175,544 12 1
money due to the Chest at Chatham 12,381 7
ditto to Greenwich Hospital 8,430 14 2
20,812 1
on accompt of the Victualling:
imprests paid by former Treasurers and cleared within the time of this Accompt; detailed 360,852 18 7
money received for victualling sundry persons in their passage to Gibraltar and Placentia and others from Port Mahon, all belonging to the Ordnance Office 395 17
John Howe, late Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons for provisions furnished to the Garrison of Placentia 744 0 0
sundry persons for debts due on their victualling accompts 254 4 4
ditto for decayed etc. provisions and for fees of oxen, tongues etc. sold them 2,400 7
sundry persons, for old stores sold and rent received 1,966 6
received of Stephen Bisse for short allowance money twice paid to Charles Pearce of the Royal Anne 1 2 10½
money due to George Everden, purser of the Deptford, but never demanded 9 18 7
interest on tallies 75 1 0
sundry persons by abatements made out of their bills 1,764 10
368,464 6
total charge and receipts £3,715,098 9
Discharge.
Emptions and provisions, detailed 81,768 15 3
interest of money borrowed on the credit of South Sea stock and of advances by the Bank of England 43,190 0 4
salaries to the Principal Officers and Commissioners of the Admiralty and Navy and to their clerks etc.:
Thomas, Earl of Strafford, First Commissioner of the Admiralty at 1,000l. per an. for three quarters to 29 Sept. 1714, with more at 2,000l. per an. to 1 Aug. 1714 1,945 17 6
David, Earl of Wemyss, Vice-Admiral of Scotland and Judge of the Admiralty Court there; year to Michaelmas 1714 1,000 0 0
Sir George Byng, a Lord of the Admiralty; one quarter and 24 days to 18 Jan. 1713–14 316 13 4
Sir James Wishart, another; year to Michaelmas 1714 1,000 0 0
Sir William Drake, another; same time 1,000 0 0
Sir John Leeke, another; same time 1,000 0 0
John Aislabie, another; half-year and 14 days to 8 April 1714 538 9 3
Sir George Beaumont, another; one quarter and 77 days to 29 Sept. 1714 461 10 9
George Clark, another; three quarters to Michaelmas 1714 750 0 0
Josiah Burchett, Secretary to the Lords of the Admiralty; three quarters to Michaelmas 1714 600 0 0
John Fawley, Deputy Secretary; year to Michaelmas 1714 500 0 0
Sir Charles Hedges, President of the Admiralty Court; half year and 77 days to 10 June 1714, the day of his decease 569 4 7
Dr. Humphrey Henchman, succeeding him; 21 June to 29 Sept. 1714 (a quarter and 4 days) 104 7 10
Dr. Henry Newton, Advocate General for the office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain; 1¼ years to Michaelmas 1714 16 13 4
Dr. William Strahan, Judge Advocate of the Fleet; year to Michaelmas 1714 182 10 0
Edward Honywood, Deputy Judge Advocate; same time 146 0 0
William Ettrick, Councellour at Law to the Admiralty and Navy, in lieu of attendance fees; same time 100 0 0
John Warter, his Assistant, in lieu of attendance fees, clerks’ fees, office rent etc. 400 0 0
Sir Thomas Hopson, a Navy Commissioner; year to Michaelmas 1714 500 0 0
George Tollet, another; same time 500 0 0
Isaac Townsend, another; same time 500 0 0
Sir William Gifford, another; same time 500 0 0
Samuel Hunter, another; same time 500 0 0
Richard Edwards, another, at Plymouth; same time 500 0 0
George St. Loe, another, at Chatham; same time 500 0 0
William Lee, Surveyor of the Navy, at Portsmouth; same time 500 0 0
Daniel Furzer, another; same time 500 0 0
Thomas Jennings, Comptroller of the Storekeeper's Accompts; three quarters to Michaelmas 1714 375 0 0
Benjamin Tymewell, Comptroller of the Victualling Accompts; same time 375 0 0
Dennis Lyddell, Comptroller of the Treasurer's Accompts; same time 375 0 0
Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts; same time 375 0 0
Lawrence Wright, another Navy Commissioner; 30 Sept. 1713 to 27 Nov. 1713 84 15 4
Sir Richard Haddock, Comptroller of the Navy; three quarters to 29 Sept. 1714 375 0 0
the same, for the Queen's Royal Bounty; for half a year and 38 days to 1 Aug. 1714 298 19 4
William Dale, Assistant to the Clerk of the Acts; year to 29 Sept. 1714 300 0 0
Jordan Bateman, Master Shipwright at Lisbon, at 200l. per an.; 17 Jan. 1710–11 to 21 March 1710–11 (less 5l. 10s. 10d. already paid) 30 0 3
Thomas Warwick, Muster-master and Storekeeper at Deal; year to Michaelmas 1714 and for Michaelmas quarter 1716 and Ladyday quarter 1717; and for sending reports of ships passing the Downs for 3¾ years to 25 March 1717 345 0 0
William Jones, late Storekeeper at Lisbon; 26 March 1714 to 30 Oct. 1714 when he landed at Portsmouth 117 16 3
Francis Bold, his clerk; same time 29 9 0
John Bridger, Surveyor General of the Woods in the Plantations of America; three quarters to 24 June 1714 150 0 0
George Atkins, Storekeeper and Clerk of the Cheque at Port Mahon; 1¾ years to 29 Sept. 1714 350 0 0
William Prescot, Assistant to the Comptroller of the Victualling; three quarters to 29 Sept. 1714 225 0 0
Joseph Griffin, clerk to the Clerk of the Cheque and Storekeeper of Kinsale Yard; quarter to 25 Dec. 1713; and for 1¼ year's house rent to 25 Dec. 1714 and for a year to same date as Muster-master and Storekeeper; and for 1¼ years to same date for stationery 147 15 6
John Beaver, his clerk: year to 29 Sept. 1714 30 0 0
clerks in the Admiralty Office, detailed 680 0 0
clerks belonging to the Clerk of the Acts, detailed 462 10 0
clerks belonging to the Comptroller of the Navy, detailed 717 10 0
clerks belonging to the Surveyor of the Navy, detailed 415 0 0
clerks belonging to the Comptroller of the Victualling Accompts, detailed 351 19 8
clerks belonging to the Comptroller of the Navy Treasurer's Accompts, detailed 293 5 0
clerks belonging to the Comptroller of the Storekeepers’ Accompts, detailed 492 10 0
clerks belonging to the Ticket Office, detailed 770 0 0
George Archdale, Secretary to Sir John Leake, late Admiral of the Fleet, at 200l. per an.; 3 April 1712 to 31 Dec. 1712 and 17 March 1712–13 to 25 Aug. 1713 238 7 1
Daniel Wiseman, late Storekeeper at Harwich Yard, for himself and clerks; Xmas quarter 1713; and as Clerk of the Cheque and Storekeeper to 29 Sept. 1714; with allowance for stationery 19 Feb. 1713–14 to 29 Sept. 1714 102 19 8
John Warner, his clerk, 19 Feb. 1713–14 to 29 Sept. 1714 17 18 4
clerks to the Commissioners of the Navy, detailed 613 9 6
David Graham, at Glasgow, to keep an accompt of cruizers and convoys; year to 25 Dec. 1712 10 0 0
William Goodacre, at Milford, ditto; same time 10 0 0
Elizabeth Champneys, housekeeper; year to 29 Sept. 1714; and for keeping two servant maids etc 80 0 0
Luke Bennit, messenger to the Admiralty Office; same time 50 0 0
Peter Owen, his assistant; same time 30 0 0
Richard Ellistone, another, three quarters and 84 days to 16 Sept. 1714; and as porter to 29 Sept. 1714 20 6 8
Thomas Nichols, another assistant, from 17 Sept. 1714 0 13 5
Francis Cooke, gardener to the Admiralty Office; year to 29 Sept. 1714 40 0 0
Anne Bennet, housekeeper; same time 40 0 0
three watchmen, named, to the Admiralty Office; same time 54 0 0
Anne Lyndsey for cleaning the said Office; same time 20 0 0
William Thompson, porter; three quarters and 84 days to 16 Sept. 1714 28 19 11
James Graves and Richard Sydenham, two clerks for examining books and papers relating to removing ‘D's’ and ‘R's’ on seamen's wages; year to 29 Sept. 1714 100 0 0
William Wood, for keeping the house for reposing books and papers of the Navy Office etc. 48 5 0
Thomas Appleby, messenger; year to 29 Sept. 1714; quarter to 29 Sept. 1715 and 20 days to his decease, 19 Oct. 1715 65 7 5
Thomas Kimber his assistant, Xmas quarter 1713 and 32 days to his decease, 26 Jan. 1713–14 10 3 4
Anthony Horseman, another, from 27 Jan. 1713–14 to 29 Sept. 1714 19 16 8
Thomas Cartwright, senior, porter of the Navy Office; year to 29 Sept. 1714 25 0 0
William Eastwick, doorkeeper to the Pay Office; same time 20 0 0
Edward Mould, doorkeeper to the Ticket Office; same time 20 0 0
Judith Maddocks, housekeeper to the Treasury Office; same time 40 0 0
Elizabeth Moorfoot, labourer at the Navy Office; same time 20 0 0
Charles Cæsar, this Accomptant, as Treasurer of the Navy; three quarters to Michaelmas, 1714 1,500 0 0
Francis Hawes, Accomptant to the Navy Treasurer; same time. 300 0 0
Richard Burton, Paymaster to the Navy Treasurer; same time 500 0 0
clerks belonging to the Navy Treasurer's Office, detailed 707 10 0
James Anderson, a clerk to — Stygant, late master-shipwright at Port Mahon; 15 Sept. 1710 to 15 March 1711–12; at 50l. per an. 74 18 3
Samuel Jarvis, another; 2 June 1709 to 19 Sept. 1710; same rate 64 7 4
Richard Larkin, late clerk to John Lowther, clerk of the Cheque and Survey at Port Mahon, 22 Feb. 1710–11 to 24 June 1711 and 26 March 1713 to 21 Nov. 1713; same rate 99 11 1
Oliver Horseley, clerk to the Storekeeper and Clerks of the Cheque at Port Mahon; same rate; 4 June 1712 to 17 Dec. 1713 76 14 8
Cornelius Purnell, late Master Shipwright at Port Mahon Yard at 200l. per an.; 25 March 1713 to 8 July 1713 57 4 3
David Valentine, clerk in ordinary to the Clerks of the Cheque, Port Mahon; same rate; 83 days to 29 Sept. 1709 and thereafter to 18 March 1709–10 and for 12 days to 25 Dec. 1710 and 58 days to 21 Feb. 1710–11 44 10 0
28,447 19 6
pensions:
Sir Stafford Fairborne; John Graydon; Sir Thomas Hopson; Sir John Munden; Captains Woodfran Cornwal, Humphrey Saunders, Robert Robinson, John Votear, Samuel Tilley, Phineas Bowles; Captains Anthony Tollet, William Hockede, Thomas Monk, John Mitchel, John Redway, Matthew Teate, Peter Watton, Lionel Ripley, John Anderson, Seth Jermy, William Thompson, Henry Tourville, John Ward, Thomas Mitchell, Humphrey Blowers, Richard Carveth, John Jackson, Lawrence Keck, Andrew Ley; John Hubbard, late Superintendent, Plymouth; Christopher Myngs, late ditto, Portsmouth; Sir William Jumper, late ditto, Chatham; Belthazar St. Mitchel; William Batt, late superannuated master caulker, Deptford; Francis Skelton; Sampson Bourne, superannuated master attendant, Chatham Yard; Daniel Garret, ditto, Plymouth Yard; Charles Stewart; Capt. Thomas Wilshaw; Moses Jacqueau, a Franch Sea Officer and Refugee; John Marret, another; John Fournier; Philip Gandy; William Erouard; Lieutenants Archibald Bowles, Charles Carter, Peter Huzee, David Tavernor, Thomas Grimstone, Samuel Oats, William Cunningham; Francis Burrell, a superannuated master of a First Rate; James Bowman; Jeremiah Guenap; William Johnson; John King; George Hill, superannuated master of a Second Rate; John Haydon; William Parker; William Pickman; James Bartlet; Ralph Cox; William Elford; Richard Brinknall, a superannuated master of a Third Rate; David Carr; William Force; Robert Glandfield; Lewis Hughes; Daniel Hawkins; Mathew Hilliard; James Lake; John Lambert; James Markes; John Parret; Richard Rimer; John Taylor; Michael Taylor; John Tooley; Thomas Brown; William Franklyn; John Gliddon; William Harris; John Oliver; John Twitt; William Good, a superannuated master of a Fourth Rate; William Lenton; Philip Dupuy; William Haymers; John Martin; Jacob Tyler; Thomas Woodgreen; Peter Wyat; Jeffry Nelson; Thomas Corley, a superannuated boatswain of a First Rate; John Green; Francis Gascoign, a superannuated boatswain of a Second Rate; Robert Pitman; Richard Scarville; Thomas Absolom, a superannuated boatswain of a Third Rate; Jeremy Conyers; George Elliot; John Gibbons; William Gregory; Benjamin Marret; Thomas Mollamb; James Naylor; Joseph Willaby; Philip Webber; Thomas Gosling; William Holloway; Abel Wollard; John Andrews, a superannuated boatswain of a Fourth Rate; John Denham; John Oliver; George Symonds, a superannuated boatswain of a Fifth Rate; John Vout, a superannuated boatswain of a Sixth Rate; True Hart; William Hodges, a superannuated gunner of a First Rate; John Jenkins; Thomas Dobbins, a superannuated gunner of a Second Rate; William Johnson; William Luckens, a superannuated gunner of a Third Rate; John Penn; Reuben Bennet; William Banton; John Caple; Philip Lefebure; Nicholas Pearse; John Pye; Francis Vacey, a superannuated gunner of a Fourth Rate; Alexander Watson; Thomas Parsons; Richard Burrell, a superannuated gunner of a Sixth Rate; William Chappell, a superannuated purser of a First Rate; Edward Lawford, a superannuated purser of a Second Rate; Thomas Sutton; James Almond, a superannuated purser of a Third Rate; Thomas Hinton; Henry Hall; Joseph Bell, a superannuated purser of a Fourth Rate; John Miller, a superannuated carpenter of a Second Rate; William Marling; Thomas Clements; James Palmer; John Barnett; James Bond; Daniel Hackman; Edward Bishop, superannuated carpenter of a Third Rate; Henry Winnel; William Stringer; Edmond Lowance; Matthew Richardson; Richard Batt; John Broaker; Robert Batt; Richard Bayley, a superannuated carpenter of a Fourth Rate; John Richardson; Severn Peterson, superannuated Surgeon of a First Rate; John Brown ditto; Joseph Storey, ditto; Henry Worth, ditto; Humphrey Cooley, ditto; Robert Kirktowne, ditto; Walter Borthwick, superannuated Surgeon of a Second Rate; Francis Crofts, ditto; John Moyle, ditto; Nathaniel Dogget, ditto; Robert Pearse, ditto; John Rydout, ditto; Henry Bayley, ditto; Peter Britton, ditto; Alexander Junis, Thomas Seymour and Robert Seddon, ditto; Gabriel Briscoe, a superannuated Surgeon of a Third Rate; James Ogilvie, ditto; Edward Talbott, ditto; William Wingfield, ditto; John Barclay and Edward Oliver, ditto; John Burt, Robert Forbes and John Russell, ditto; William Hopkins and William Skeate, ditto; David Marshall, ditto; Edward Parry and William Sinclaire, ditto, William Robinson, ditto, Samuel Spencer, Peter Wallis and John Wood, ditto; Philip Burrell, a superannuated Surgeon of a Fourth Rate; Henry Breamer, ditto; Timothy Ireland, ditto; Stephen Marta, a superannuated Surgeon of a Fifth Rate; John Phelps; George Ramsey and John Wall, ditto; James Christie, a superannuated Surgeon of a Hospital Ship; Richard Bubb, William Crosseley, John Palmer, William Phillips and Thomas Revitt, five superannuated cooks; William Blanchard, Michael Browne; Richard Ball; William Thomas; Mary Atkins and Rebecca Hayter; Dame Anne St. George; Martha Bembow; Mary Carter and the Lady Arabella Wheeler; Francis Emmes and her three sisters, for the loss of their father; Dinah, Mary, Ann and Elizabeth Johnson, ditto; Dr. John Shadwell for Elitheria Thomas and William Carter, ditto; Lena Cowe, Francis Kenny, Sarah Long, Mary Martin, Jane Owen, Elizabeth Pedder and Mary Watkins; Ann Shelton and Ellen Wrenn; Hester Holliman; Jane Dummer; Mary Allen; Elizabeth Harman, Christian Castle; Cornelia Gallway; Ann Pepwell; Elizabeth Baker; Elizabeth, Ann, Henrietta, Catherine (now Busby), Christian and Arabella Beaumont; Philippa Hawes, Elizabeth Taylor, Elizabeth Urry; Elizabeth Chapman; Mary Fletcher; Frances Jenifer; Sarah Davenport; Dorothy Searle; William Coates, superannuated boatswain of Deptford Yard; Bartholomew Clements, late superannuated Master Attendant, Kinsale Yard, to his death 29 Dec. 1712; Capt. Robert Dobson to his death 30 Dec. 1713 15,446 13 6
flag pay etc.:
Sir John Leake; as Admiral and Commander in Chief of the Fleet; flag pay 5l. per diem, table money 20s. per diem; 17 March 1712 to 25 Aug. 1713 972 0 0
Sir John Jennings; flag pay as Admiral of the White, at 3l. 10s. per diem, 1 Jan. 1712–13 to 30 Nov. 1713; table money at 20s. per diem as Admiral and Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean, 13 Nov. 1710 to 27 Oct. 1713 2,249 0 0
the Duke of Leeds; flag pay as Vice Admiral of the Fleet at 50s. per diem; 26 March 1713 to 24 June 1714 1,140 0 0
Sir Edward Whitaker; flag pay as Vice Admiral of the White, same rate; 17 March 1712–13 to 25 Aug. 1713 405 0 0
Sir Hovenden Walker; flag pay as Rear Admiral of the White, at 35s. per diem, 1 Jan. 1711 to 18 May 1713; and to complete his pay as Admiral of the Blue, same rate, 4 May 1712 to 18 May 1713 1,547 0 0
6,313 0 0
rewards to Officers and others, named, for cure of wounds, for instructing youth in seamanship etc.; detailed at length (including 2,939l. 15s. 0d. to Robert Knight as Receiver of subscriptions to the South Sea Company and 7,158l. 3s. 8d. to several persons for importing Naval stores from the American Plantations) 21,914 18 0
disbursements of diverse natures; detailed at length 83,023 3 1
travelling charges (not detailed) 2,781 18 4
victualling charges (ditto) 3,337 7 11
wages or pay by bill, detailed 1,488 7 11
pylotage 4,066 2 8
free gifts for medicines 5,032 10 11
price of ships:
Harcourt Master and Thomas Warren for a Prize Ship, the Dutchess D’Aumont, a French privateer, taken from the French by the Canterbury, Romney, Deptford, Hector, Margate and Diligence and taken into service as the Discovery 360 0 4
the same for the Nymphe alias Favorite Nimphe de Calais taken from the French by the Winchester and Centurion and taken into service 93 9 6
453 9 10
shipbuilding; George Fowler, shipwright, for works to the Assistance, rebuilding at Limehouse 86 12 1
hire and freight of sundry vessels, detailed, with names of ships and masters, dates, etc. 1,447 11 1
house rent of the Principal Officers and Commissioners of the Navy and rent of other places hired: William Dale, Assistant to the Clerk of the Acts, 50l.; Sir William Gifford, Sir Thomas Hopson, Samuel Hunter, George Tollett, Isaac Townsend, Navy Commissioners, each at 80l. per an.; Kuth Howard for rent of two barge-houses at Stangate, co. Surrey, 1¼ years, 22l. 10s.; Dennis Lyddell, for rent of a house for reposing Navy Office books and papers, at 80l.per an. for ¾ year, 60l.; Sir Nicholas Maurice, bt., for rent of Mountwise, Stoke Damerel, co. Devon at 100l. per an.; Philadelphia Ryder for rent of the Navy Treasury Office at 160l. per an.; Edward Southwell for rent of a wharf at Kinsale, 26 March to 8 May 1713, 8l. 14s.; Rebecca, Executrix of Lawrence Wright, late a Navy Commissioner, 20 May 1713 to 27 Nov. 1713, at 80l. per an., 41l. 9s. 5d. 842 13 5
wages and entertainments of sundry Officers and Mariners, serving on board the following ships:
the Blenheim (Bartholomew Chandler, Commander); 21 Oct. 1710 to 6 Sept. 1714 39,614 15 8
the Cornwall (Thomas Swanton, Commander); 23 Dec. 1710 to 7 Sept. 1714 32,006 5 11
the Captain (Richard Griffith, Commander); 6 July 1708 to 25 Sept. 1714 31,676 4 4
the Colchester (Richard Leake, Commander); 1 July 1708 to 12 Oct. 1714 23,857 4 3
the Charles galley (Joseph Coatts, Lieutenant); 29 Aug. 1710 to 21 Sept. 1714 9,870 11 9
the Dover (John Williams, Commander); 29 April 1709 to 12 June 1714 17,643 8 3
the Dunwich (Henry Harrison, Lieutenant); 1 July 1708 to 22 Sept. 1714 10,001 18 3
the Gosport (Tancred Robinson, Commander); 1 July 1708 to 22 Sept. 1714) 14,602 0 6
the Hector (William Gray, Commander); 1 July 1708 to 21 Sept. 1714 15,086 2 11
the Hound (John Paterson, Surgeon); 1 July 1709 to 9 June 1714 3,358 12
the Jolly (Arthur Field, Commander); 6 July 1709 to 2 June 1714 5,992 10 7
the Ludlow (Nicholas Haddock, Commander); 10 April 1707 to 5 Oct. 1714 19,753 1
the Lowestoffe (Thomas Slow, gunner); 1 July 1708 to 22 Sept. 1714 11,354 2 8
the Lizard (Richard Bambridge, gunner); 1 July 1708 to 1 June 1714 8,598 13 0
the Maidstone (George Wright, gunner); 1 July 1709 to 7 June 1714 8,128 2 4
the Newport (Isaac Cooke, Commander); 1 July 1708 to 2 June 1714 10,073 7 3
the Ormond (Arthur Field, Commander); 23 Oct. 1711 to 4 Oct. 1714 10,918 16 8
the Panther (John May, carpenter); 1 July 1707 to 25 May 1714 22,550 11 8
the Rye (Robert Pearson, Commander); 12 March 1711–12 to 19 July 1714 4,562 16 1
the Superbe (Thomas Parker, First Lieutenant); 23 Sept. 1710 to 21 Sept. 1714 18,771 0 7
the Sterling Castle (Francis Dove, Commander); 1 July 1708 to 15 Oct. 1714 36,014 4 11
the Sweepstakes (Peter Vanback, Surgeon); 13 June 1709 to 30 Oct. 1714 13,453 12 11
the Success storeship (John Price, Lieutenant); 11 April 1713 to 25 Oct. 1714 1,586 16 11
the St. Cruze hulk (Thomas Hooper, boatswain); 12 June 1709 to 14 March 1712–13 640 4 2
the William and Mary yacht (John Robinson, Commander); 1 July 1708 to 16 March 1713–14 4,336 0 4
the Yarmouth (Henry Lumley, Commander); 9 Sept. 1709 to 24 Sept. 1714 26,989 18 8
401,441 4 1
wages etc. of Officers and others employed in the Dockyards and Ropeyards; with names of chief clerks etc.:
Deptford dockyard in ordinary; half year to 31 March 1713 2,298 7 9
Woolwich ditto; same time 1,575 3 4
Chatham ditto; same time 6,486 2 7
Sheerness ditto; same time 1,302 15 9
Portsmouth ditto; same time 4,547 15 1
Plymouth ditto; 1½ years to 31 March 1713 5,101 0 2
21,311 4 8
Deptford dockyard in extraordinary; half year to 31 March 1713 8,450 0 11
Woolwich ditto; same time 6,967 17 1
Chatham ditto; same time 11,454 11 11
Sheerness ditto; same time 2,369 9 10
Portsmouth ditto; same time 15,319 11 3
Plymouth ditto; 1¼ years to 31 March 1713 16,007 6 5
60,568 17 5
Woolwich repeyard; half year to 31 March 1713 1,487 8 5
Chatham ditto; same time 1,450 6 7
Portsmouth ditto; same time 1,473 19 1
Plymouth ditto; 1½ years to 31 March 1713 3,544 3 0
7,955 17 1
(total for the dockyards and ropeyards 89,835l. 19s. 2d.)
half pay: to James Davison, Commander, and other Officers, 29 March 1708 to 31 Jan. 1712–13, and to Sir Edward Whitaker, Vice Admiral of the White, and other Officers, 1 Jan. 1712–13 to 31 Oct. 1713 28,473 6 6
pay of seamen discharged from the service and paid by lists 15,084 12 2
arrears to Officers paid by lists 12,182 1 11½
bounty: to William Rock, Deputy Judge Advocate and John Lyons his servant, for being in the engagement at Malaya 19 17 6
dead men's clothes and tobacco money 406 19 7
bounty to volunteers 196 8 0
arrears of ships 4,806 9 7
pay of seamen reduced 80,386 7
arrears due to artificers in the Yards 2,905 15 4
pay of sundry seamen in the Yards 1,381 12 1
(total payments and allowances for the Navy 936,761l. 17s. 4d.)
money paid to the widows and orphans of seamen slain in the Service 742 13 8
on account of the Victualling:
emptions and provisions 534,475 4 1
interest at 5l. per cent. per an. for money due upon bills for stores 4,834 19 3
monies due to several pursers, masters of ships etc., detailed, for the balance of their victualling accounts 29,938 10 8
workmanship, detailed 2,356 10 10
hire and freight, not detailed 1,977 4 6
disbursements, detailed 4,261 15 3
salaries of the Commissioners of the Victualling etc.:
William Stephens and George Courtenay, late Commissioners, at 400l. per an. each, for a year and 81 days to 19 Dec. 1714; Sir Francis Masham, bt., Kendrick Edisbury and Henry Lee, three others, ditto for three quarters, 81 days, to the same date; Henry Vincent, another, ditto, 1¼ years to Xmas 1714; Thomas Beere, another, ditto, year to Xmas 1714; Thomas Reynolds and Denzil Onslow, ditto, 6 days to Xmas 1714; Robert Arris for one quarter, 6 days, to Xmas 1714; Peter Jeyes and Waller Bacon, two others, ditto, same time and for Xmas quarter 1715; Sprigg Manesty, Secretary to the Commissioners, at 200l. per an., year to Xmas 1714 and his clerks, named; John Bishop, Accomptant General, at 120l. per an., 1¼ years to Ladyday 1715 and his clerks, named; Joseph Martin, late Cashier, at 150l. per an., three quarters, 15 days to 14 Oct. 1714; Jeyes Seawell, succeeding him for 72 days to Xmas 1714 and their clerks, named; John Clifton, late Storekeeper and Clerk of the Bakehouse, three quarters to Ladyday 1714, and Edward Hart succeeding him, 24 April 1714 to Xmas 1714 and their clerks, named; John Morley, Inspector of Oxen and Hogs, at 40l. per an., 1¼ years 6,595 13 11
chief clerks, clerks, agents, storekeepers etc., wages etc., detailed 41,322 4 1
rent, detailed 906 4 8
necessary and extra necessary money 1,841 2 3
short allowance money 155,760 4 2
travelling charges 63 15 0
784,333 8 8
sundry allowances on passing this accompt:
Exchequer fees 6 13 4
to this Accomptant for charges and expenses 16 13 4
to the same for clerks’ salaries and allowances 2,645 16 6
to Francis Hawes 42 10 0
2,711 13 2
money paid for satisfying the interest due from the Publick to the Proprietors of South Sea Company Stock, half-year to Midsummer 1714 247,270 3
money paid for dividends on South Sea Company Stock assigned in payment of bills for the Victualling 102 18 3
247,373 1
money paid and tallies and orders assigned over by the Accomptant to the succeeding Treasurer of the Navy, who is charged therewith:
in money arising by tallies and orders, detailed 77,049 13
in money arising by the sale of 2,129l. 16s. 9d. in South Sea Stock 2,097 18 0
79,147 11
the value of South Sea Stock transferred to the Trustees appointed to sell such Stock belonging to the Publick 680,000 0 0
total payments and allowances £2,731,070 5
and so remains 984,028 4 2
whereof depending on sundry persons for money imprested to them:
to several persons particularly named at the foot of the previous Accompt, 8 June to 31 Dec. 1711 84,290 17 7
to ditto at the foot of the previous Accompt, 1 Jan. 1711–12 to 31 Dec. 1712 174,749 0 6
money imprested to several persons hereafter named for the service of the Navy within the time of this Accompt: £ s. d.
James Herbert, for stores and provisions at Jamaica 7,000 0 0
Capt. Thomas Jacobs, for stores for the Sweepstakes at Barbadoes 19 1 10
Capt. Samson Bourne, for stores for the Newcastle 3,584 17 0
Capt. William Heriott, for stores for the Guernsey at Barbadoes 468 10 0
Capt. Matthew Teate, for stores for the Reserve at Barbadoes 17 1 1
Capt. Michael Polkinhorne, for stores for the Queenbro’ at Glaston 73 4 9
John Harrison, for contingencies at Deptford Yard 123 12 9
Capt. John Hemington, for procuring seamen for the Bristol 40 0 0
Edward Burt, for contingent charges of the Admiralty Office 10,000 0 0
Thomas Appleby for ditto of the Navy Office 124 7
Thomas Pool Parmiter, clerk, for ditto at Sheerness and Chatham Yards 612 17 8
Edward Cole, for charges of picking ‘oacham’ at Plymouth 24 3 10
Thomas Jennings, for stores etc. at Port Mahon 951 12 6
Capt. George Cammock, for stores for the Monk at Geneva [Genoa] 959 18 8
John Warter, for Law Affairs of the Admiralty and Navy 155 11 0
Humphrey Roby, for contingent charges of the Treasury Office 357 0 1
Capt. Thomas Rochfort, for the Starr bomb-vessel at Mountserrat 796 13 7
Capt. Nicholas Smith, for stores for the Enterprize at New York 2,015 8 8
Capt. Robert Paston, for stores for the Feversham ditto 2,379 15 1
Capt. Thomas Mathews, for stores for the Chester at Boston 2,727 18 3
Capt. Charles Stewart, for stores for the Dartmouth at Genoa 11 5 4
Capt. George Breholt, for stores for the Dublin yacht at Chester 4 0
Villers Bathurst, for expense of the Judge Advocate of the Navy 50 0 0
Capt. Robert Hunter, for the Governor of New York 2,000 0 0
Capt. Thomas Monk, for stores for the Catherine yacht at Rotterdam 5 1 3
Capt. Thomas Ekines, for stores for the Aldeburgh at Glasgow, Dublin and Milford 240 1 1
Capt. Thomas Smith, for stores for the Captain at Leghorn 10 6 9
Capt. Thomas Howard, for stores for the Flamborough off Edinburgh 2 7 8
William Wood, for charges of the office belonging to the Navy Office in Moscovia Court 41 8
Capt. Thomas Whorwood, for stores for the Queenbro’ at Greenock 46 2 9
Richard Cheney, senior, and Richard Cheney, junior, for stores etc. at Lisbon 4,539 4 0
Capt. Richard Girlington for stores for the Tryton's Prize at New York 220 9
Capt. Robert Jennings for stores for the Hind at Dublin 114 1 9
Thomas Savery, for sick and wounded seamen 26,745 18 3
Capt. Philip Vanbrugh, for stores for the Speedwell at Barbadoes 311 10 10
Capt. Francis Piersey, for stores for the Tyger at Barbadoes 41 11 1
Capt. Caleb Wade, for stores for the Adventure at Boston 13 0 4
John Lowther, for stores etc. at Port Mahon 5,038 9 4
Sir Roger Mostyn, bt., for the Marines 231,066 0 6
Capt. Edward Blackett, for stores for the Phænix 183 6 7
Capt. Edward Hopson, for stores for the Mary at Leghorn 78 0 5
Capt. Richard Griffith, for stores for the Boyne at Leghorn 9 2 5
John Horsey, for charges of recovering stores from the wreck of the Restoration 777 9 1
Capt. Thomas Scott, for stores from the Romney at Leghorn and Messina 826 10 2
Capt. Henry Lawson, for stores for the Dublin yacht at Dublin 488 4 2
Capt. Francis Leigh, for stores for the Shark sloop at Dublin 83 5 5
Capt. Thomas Legg, for stores for the Anglesea at Barbadoes 226 13 4
Capt. James Thornton, for stores for the Ferret sloop at Harwich 0 13 10
Capt. Robert Chadwick, for stores for the Fowey at Barbadoes 3 0 1
Capt. Robert Trevor, for stores for the Royal Ann galley at Cadiz 45 13 9
Andrew Fanevill, for stores for the Squadron under the command of Sir Hovenden Walker 3,834 15 2
Capt. Austin Rouse, for stores for the Saphire at Barbadoes 1,351 12 10
Capt. Thomas Bluck, for the hire of the Delicia hospital ship 2,960 0 0
Giles Spicer, for the charges of the Dragon's wreck 10 0 0
Capt. Mathew Elford, for stores for the Experiment at Barbadoes 100 16 9
Thomas Micklethwaite, for the Transport service 125,582 19 0
Capt. John Wooden, for the Deptford 6 0 0
Capt. John Goodall, for stores for the Milford and Boston 86 12 4
Capt. Richard Lestock, for stores for the Weymouth at Boston 463 3 8
Capt. Cæsar Brooke, for stores for the Pearle at Gortstone 14 5 0
Silvester Stuckley, for stores etc. at Jamaica 14,200 0 0
Capt. William Elford, for stores for the Hector at Barbadoes 58 13 6
Capt. George Fairlie for stores for the Hind at Newcastle 22 18 6
Capt. Thomas Tomkin, for stores for the Hound sloop at Mountsbay 10 1 10
Capt. Francis Drake, for stores for the Swallow at Barbadoes 101 6 4
Capt. John Gray, for stores for the Folkstone at Dublin 199 12 3
Capt. John Shorter, for stores for the Gibraltar at Dublin 32 19 6
Capt. William Stephenson, for stores for the Jolly at Antigua 208 3 2
Capt. William Haddock, for stores for the Port Mahon at Cadiz 7 1 1
Edward Honywood, for the service of the Judge Advocate of the Fleet 44 0 0
Capt. Robert Harwood, for stores for the Bideford at Inverkeithing 77 13 6
Capt. Covill Maine, for stores for the Dolphin at Cadiz 11 3 2
Capt. Francis Cooper, for stores for the Scarbro’ at Antigua 661 13 10
Sir Nicholas Trevanion, for stores for the York at Genoa 0 18 2
Francis Lynn, for the sick and hurt seamen 52,548 2
Capt. William Bloys, for stores for the Sheerness at Sheilds 3 12 0
Capt. George Paddon, for stores for the Ruby at Cadiz 64 19 9
Elizabeth Champneys, for the charge and contingencies of the Navy Office 1,638 2 3
Owen Sutherland, for the charge of felling timber in New Forrest 318 5 11
Capt. Peter Chamberlain, for stores for the Mary galley at Jamaica 1,300 0 0
Capt. James Campbell, for stores for the Squirrell at Dublin 69 8 8
William Jones, for stores etc. at Lisbon 200 12 6
Lieut. Thomas Whitney, for stores for the Greenwich at Genoa 0 11 5
Capt. William Cawley, for stores for the Cruizer at Lisbon 40 1 5
Capt. Charles Vanbrugh, for stores for the Sorlings at Antigua and Barbadoes 890 15 11
Capt. John Pace, for stores for the Tryton's Prize at New York 17 1 9
Capt. Charles Brown, for stores for the Reserve at Boston 1,135 2 2
John Reynolds, for the contingencies of the Squadron under Sir James Wishart 64 12 2
John Colquitt, for stores etc. at Leith 40 0 0
Edward Gerrard, for disbursements in a cause The King v. the Executors of Thomas Knox 50 0 0
Capt. Richard Leake, for stores for the Newcastle at Toulon 2 19 8
Capt. Ezekiel Wright, for stores for the Nightingale at Bermudas 342 0 11
Capt. Nicholas Mandell, for the charge of an invention of a pump in Portsmouth Yard 200 0 0
Henry Hester, for the charge of building a brick wall at Deptford 600 0 0
Capt. Thomas Marwood, for stores for the Greyhound at Leghorn 2 12 0
George Atkins, for stores etc. at Port Mahon 500 0 0
Capt. Charles Arundell, for stores for the Sea Horse at Antigua 26 7 2
Capt. Archibald Hamilton, for stores for the Woolwich at Barbadoes 98 11 5
Thomas Malland, for the charge of building at the Navy Office 50 0 0
Thomas Burden, ditto 100 0 0
John How, for the Guards and Garrisons, etc. 103,427 16 11¾
Capt. Francis Hume for stores for the Tryton's Prize at Barbadoes 47 13 11
Robert Young, for the rope yard at Plymouth 10 0 0
and upon Richard Hampden the present Treasurer of the Navy, for the value of South Sea Stock uncalled for by persons possessed of Navy Bills and paid over to Mr. Hampden by this Accomptant 542 10
620,033 3
and for money imprested for the Victualling:
Richard Hampden, the present Treasurer of the Navy, for the value of South Sea Stock uncalled for and paid over to Mr. Hampden by this Accomptant 1,023 15 0
Henry Vincent, Deputy Paymaster of the Army in Spain under the Earl of Peterborough, for 35,000 dollars paid over by Stephen Bisse, late Agent for the Victualling in Lisbon 8,026 0 4
Edmund Allen, Agent at Harwich, for short allowance money 258 10 6
William Allen, for victualling ships at Milford port 2 6 0
Benjamin Bowles, Agent at Gibraltar, for buying provisions and for contingencies 248 16 4
William Belagh, purser of the Adventure, for provisions 8 19 9
Thomas Bayles, purser of the Moor, for providing bread at Smyrna 205 16 8
Capt. Charles Cornwall, for provisions for his Squadron in the Mediterranean 306 13 3
Nathaniel Cooper, Agent at Plymouth, for wages 87 8 2
Joseph Gyde, late Agent for the victualling at Jamaica 17,396 12 7
Edward Goulding, for contingencies of the Victualling Office 1,828 15 11
Thomas Hanway, agent at Portsmouth, for payment of labourers 12 3 7
the same, for short allowance money to ships 292 7 6
Abraham Hooke, for victuals supplied William Belagh, purser of the Adventure, at Bristol 57 5 2
William Hall, purser of the Guernsey, for storehouse room and water at Barbadoes 42 10 0
Capt. Thomas Howard, Commander and Purser of the Flambro, for provisions at Leith 705 4 3
Silvester Stuckley, agent at Jamaica, for money received of the Executor of Joseph Gyde, being money in Gyde's possession at the time of his death 1,896 1 6
James Louth, Purser of the Royal Ann galley, for provisions at Flackery 40 0 0
John Lock, Purser of the Bristoll, ditto 60 0 0
Charles Mason, for contingencies of the mills at Rotherhithe 70 0 0
William Partridge, Agent at Plymouth, for short allowance money 412 5 8
Capt. John Robinson 32 13 4
Simar Sandford, late Storekeeper at Harwich, for salary 20 0 0
Capt. John St. Loe, Commander and Purser of the Valeur, for provisions at Milford Haven 8 4 1
John Sergent, purser of the Sheerness, for provisions at Archangell 110 0 0
John Shales, Agent at Chatham, for short allowance money 241 1 7
Capt. James Thornton, Commander and Purser of the Ferrett sloop, for provisions at Edinburgh 14 5 11
Alonso Vere, Agént at Gibraltar, for victualling ships, for necessary etc. money and for provisions for the Dolphin and other ships 43,238 8 9
Francis Whitworth, agent to the Fleet under Sir James Wishart's Command 2,764 4 5
Thomas Webb, purser of the Greyhound, for provisions at Edinburgh 10 11 4
Capt. Thomas Whorwood, Commander and Purser of the Queenbro’ for provisions at Greenock 210 14 0
80,231 15 7
money imprested within the time of this accompt to John Horton and Daniel Mahon and to Col. Robert Hunter, Governor of New York for paying off 2/3 parts of Bills of Exchange drawn from New England and New York for provisions etc. for the Expedition to Canada in 1711, detailed at length 21,013 7 10
980,318 4
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer 23 May 1720, 6 Geo. I 3,709 19
and so the said Accomptant is even and Quit. Declared 16 July 1720.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY AND VICTUALLING.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2351 [E.351/2351].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1730, ROLL 157 [A.O.1/1730/157].
John Aislabie, Treasurer of the Navy Royal and of the Victualling.
15 October 1714 to 31 December 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accompt of this Service nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 Geo. I, in full of 648,670l. 12s. 9¼d. by privy seal of 9 Aug. 1 Geo. I 82,979 19
the same term, in part of 700,000l. by privy seal of 14 Oct. 1714, 1 Geo. I 600,846 8
683,826 8 0
money deducted for an imprest paid by the Earl of Orford, late Treasurer of the Navy, cleared within the time of this Accompt 60 10 0
money received for stores sold 2,819 18 6
John Read, purser of the Swallow, being debtor on his victualling accompt 100 0 11¼
2,919 19
on accompt of the Victualling:
receipts for suet and decayed flesh sold 328 1 7
Stephen Bisse, late Agent at Lisbon, for overpayments by him on the head of necessary money 5 1 7
Capt Charles Poole, late Commander and purser of the Newport for beef shortcharged 3 9 0
Roger Silvester, master of the Providence hoy for an abatement from his bill 8 17 9
345 9 11
total charge and receipts £687,152 7
Discharge.
Emptions and provisions, detailed 8,865 10 8
transportation: to John Spence and Henry Watson, for transporting stores to Deptford, Woolwich etc. 10 13 6
flag pay: to the Duke of Leeds as Vice Admiral of the Fleet, 25 June 1714 to 1 Aug. 1714 at 50s. per diem. 95 0 0
pensions: to William Robinson, a superannuated Surgeon of a Third rate ship; Midsummer quarter 1714 17 17 6
taxes: repaid Josiah Burchet and others for taxes on their salaries for 1713 157 7 9
rewards: to Robert Kirktown, for inspecting the maritime part of the demolition of Dunkirk; to Capt. Kerrill Roffey, ditto; to Jacob Ackworth and James Littleton, ditto; to Edward Harley for the Auditors’ fee 558 16 0
victualling charges: to several volunteers 198 13 7
9,903 19 0
and on account of the Victualling:
emptions and provisions, detailed 11,641 0 0
carriage 7 18 10
hire and freight 232 5 3
money due to Commanders and pursers of ships to balance their victualling accounts, detailed 1,519 0 11
disbursements: contingencies of the Herring hoy (John Beacham, master) 21 4 1
workmanship, detailed 666 14 3
necessary and extra necessary money 6,332 16 4
20,420 19 8
total payments and allowances £30,324 18 8
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 656,827 8
Declared 10 April 1717.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: ARREARS OF PRIZES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2547 [E.351/2547].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1820, ROLL 481 [A.O.1/1820/481].
The Account of Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, Receivers of the Arrears of Prizes, from 18 March 1708–9 to 29 September, 1715.
See Vol. XXV. of this Calendar, p. ccxxxvi.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: ARREARS OF PRIZES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2539 [E.351/2539].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1819, ROLL 480 [A.O.1/1819/480].
The Account of Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, Receivers of the Arrears of Prizes, from 18 March 1708–9 to 29 September 1715.
See Vol. XXV of this Calendar, p. ccxliii.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: MARINES.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2573 [E.351/2573].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1826, ROLL 523 [A.O.1/1826/523].
Sir Roger Mostyn, bt., Paymaster of Marines.
5 September 1711 to 30 November 1725.
See Vol. XXVI of this Calendar, p. cci.