Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Navy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CXLII-CXLIX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86432 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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Declared Accounts
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY AND VICTUALLING.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2352 [E.351/2352].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1731, ROLL 158 [A.O.1/1731/158].
JOHN AISLABIE, Treasurer of the Navy Royal and of the Victualling.
1 January 1714-15 to 31 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the determination of his last Accompt 656,827 8
Receipts: money had out of the Ex-chequer:
Michaelmas term 1 George I, in full of 700,000l. by Privy Seal of 14 Oct. 1 George I 99,153 11
ditto, in part of 1,000,000l. by Privy Seal of 10 Jan. 1 George I 245,160 15 4
Easter term, 1 George I, in full of the same 754,839 4 8
ditto, in further part of 1,000,000l. by Privy Seal of 28 July 1 George I 2,963 15
ditto, in further part of ditto 128,412 17 1,230,530 4
supers and imprest bills cleared within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
Edward, Earl of Orford, late Treasurer 26 12 10
Sir Thomas Littleton bt., ditto 1,205 6 5
Robert Walpole, ditto 3,892 0
Charles Cæsar, ditto 5,864 11 11
10,988 11
money received for goods and provisions sold out of Naval Stores, detailed 914,033 4
money received within the time of this Accompt for the service of the Victualling, detailed 7,012 12
total charge and receipts £2,819,392 1
Discharge. £ s. d.
Emptions and provisions, detailed 80,532 3 7
salaries of the Lords of the Admiralty etc.: £ s. d.
the Earl of Strafford, a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty; at 1,000l. per an. for 14 days, 30 Sept. to 12 Oct. 1714 40 4 7
Sir James Wishart, another; the same 40 4 7
Sir John Leake, another; the same 40 4 7
Sir William Drake bt., another; the same 40 4 7
Sir George Beaumont bt., another; the same 40 4 7
George Clerk, another; the same 40 4 7
Edward, Earl of Orford, another; same rate; 14 Oct. 1714 to 29 Sept. 1715 959 15 5
Sir John Jennings kt.; another; the same 959 15 5
Sir Charles Turner kt., another; the same 959 15 5
Sir George Byng, another; the same 959 15 5
Abraham Stanyan, another; the same 959 15 5
George Dodington, another; the same 959 15 5
George Baillie, another; the same 959 15 5
the Earl of Wemyss, Vice-Admiral of Scotland, Xmas quarter 1714 250 0 0
the Earl of Rothes, succeeding him; three quarters to Michaelmas 1715 750 0 0
Sir John Leake, Rear Admiral of Great Britain; half year to Ladyday 1715; and for the wages of twelve men 179 10 7
Josiah Burchett, secretary to the Lords Commissioners; year to Michaelmas 1715 800 0 0
John Fawler, his Deputy at 500l. per an.; 30 Sept. to 11 Nov. 1714 61 15 8
Sir William Gifford, a Navy Commissioner; same rate; 30 Sept. to 15 Nov. 1714 67 10 7
Samuel Hunter, another; the same 67 10 7
Sir Thomas Hopson, another; the same 67 10 7
George Tollett, another; the same 67 10 7
George St. Lo, another; the same to 16 Nov. 1714 68 19 4
Richard Edwards, another; the same to 21 Nov. 1714 76 3 0
Thomas Jennings, another; 12 to 15 Nov. 1714 5 14 11
Benjamin Timewell, another; the same 5 14 11
William Jumper, another; 12 Nov. 1714 to 12 March 1714–15 170 3 2
John Fawler, another; 12 Nov. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 438 4 4
James Littleton, another; at Chatham; the same 438 4 4
Thomas Swanton, another; at Plymouth; 30 March to Michaelmas 1715 244 10 1
Isaac Townsend, another; year to Michaelmas 1715 500 0 0
Sir Richard Haddock, kt., Comptroller of the Navy; 30 Sept. 1714 to 29 Jan. 1714–15 including 35 additional days pay as of the Royal Bounty 222 4 4
Sir Charles Wager, kt., succeeding him; 17 Feb. 1714–15 to Michaelmas 1715 301 7 9
Charles Sergison, Clerk of the Acts of the Navy; year to ditto 500 0 0
William Dale, his Assistant; same time 300 0 0
Daniel Fuzzer, Surveyor of the Navy; 30 Sept. 1714 to 17 March 1714–15 238 17 9
William Lee, another; 30 Sept. to 11 Nov. 1714 61 15 8
Jacob Acworth, Assistant to the Surveyor; 16 Nov. 1714 to 29 March 1715; and thereafter as Surveyor to Michaelmas 1715 357 5 7
Charles Cæsar, Navy Treasurer; 30 Sept. to 14 Oct. 1714 86 4 2
John Aislabie succeeding him; 15 Oct. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 1,913 15 10
Dennis Lyddell, Comptroller of the Treasurer's Accompts; year to Michaelmas 1715 500 0 0
Benjamin Tymewell, Comptroller of the Victualling Accompts; 30 Sept. 1714 to 11 Nov. 1714 61 15 8
Richard Burton, succeeding him; 12 Nov. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 438 4 4
Thomas Jennings, Comptroller of the Storekeepers’ Accompts; 30 Sept. to 11 Nov. 1714 61 15 8
Charles Cornwall, succeeding him; 12 Nov. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 438 4 4
Dr. William Strahan, Judge Advocate of the Fleet; 30 Sept. to 21 Dec. 1715 41 10 0
Edward Honywood succeeding him; 22 Dec. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 141 0 0
the same, as Deputy Judge Advocate of the Fleet; 30 Sept. to 21 Dec. 1714 33 4 0
John Coupland, succeeding him; 22 Dec. 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 112 16 0
John Bridger, Surveyor General of the Woods in the Plantations on the Continent of America; 1¼ years to Michaelmas 1715 250 0 0
Sir Henry Newton, President and Judge of the High Court of Admiralty; 30 Sept. 1714 to 29 July 1715 336 1 7
William Ettrick, Council at Law for the Admiralty and Navy, in lieu of all fees; 30 Sept. 1714 to 17 Jan. 1714–15 31 7 9
George Townsend, succeeding him; 18 Jan. 1714–15 to Michaelmas 1715 68 12 3
John Warter, their Assistant; year to Michaelmas 1715 400 0 0
George Atkins, Storekeeper at Port Mahon; three quarters to Midsummer 1715 150 0 0
Thomas Warren, Muster Master and Storekeeper at Deal; for himself and clerks; year to Michaelmas 1715 200 0 0
Joseph Griffin, ditto at Kinsale in Ireland; for three quarters to Michaelmas 1715; and for stationery and house rent 86 5 0
Daniel Wiseman, Storekeeper of Harwich Yard; 30 Sept. to 23 Dec. 1714; and for stationery 25 12 11
Charles Allen, Clerk of the Cheque and Storekeeper, Harwich Yard, 7 Jan. 1714–15 to Michaelmas 1715; ditto 75 5 0
salaries of clerks of the Lord High Admiral's Office; detailed with names 1,053 9 10
ditto belonging to the Clerk of the Acts; ditto 515 0 0
ditto belonging to the Comptroller of the Navy; ditto 842 3 3
ditto belonging to the Surveyor of the Navy; ditto 359 3 10
ditto belonging to the Treasurer; ditto 1,709 19 10
ditto belonging to the Comptroller of the Treasurer's Accompts; ditto 1,203 11 1
ditto belonging to the Comptroller of the Storekeeper's Accompts; ditto 565 17 3
ditto belonging to the Comptroller of the Victualling Accounts; ditto 699 19 10
ditto examining Books and Papers etc.; year to Michaelmas 1715 100 0 0
ditto belonging to the Navy Commissioners; ditto 439 6 6
clerks, messengers, housekeepers etc 1,168 18 10 27,309 13 11
27,309 13 11
pensions etc., detailed with names:
Sir Stafford Fairborne; John Gray; Sir John Munden; Mary Atkins, relict of Samuel Atkins; Rebeccah Hayter, relict of Thomas Hayter; Sir Thomas Hopson; Richard Edwards; Thomas Jennings; George St. Lo; Benjamin Tymewell; Sir William Jumper; John Hubbard; Christopher Myngs; superannuated Master Attendants at the Yards etc.; superannuated Captains and other Officers etc.; widows of Officers slain in fight or drowned etc. 12,707 6 3
flag pay: Sir John Jennings, for an abatement made out of his flag pay for the value of a boat etc. spared the Commanding Officer at Port Mahon 31 1 11
half-pay: Mathew Aylmer and others, not detailed 34,430 9 9
rewards for extraordinary services detailed 3,845 5 6
disbursements, detailed 13,426 16 0
counting money; Lewis Quoitte and others 194 3 3
travelling charges 2,656 17 0
voluntary dyett 1,668 3 4
pylotage 1,394 13 4
free gifts and medicines 1,725 14 3
hire and freight of several vessels for transporting stores etc.:
the Lion hoy (Daniel Fuzzer, master); £ s. d.
27 voyages to and from the Yards, 1 Dec. 1712 to 31 Aug. 1714 6 15 0
the John and Ann, 400 tons burthen (John Reup, owner); Deptford to Port Mahon; 20 May to 28 July 1714 610 6 1
the Coronation, 150 tons burthen (Ambrose Lawrence, owner); Deptford to Port Mahon; 4 June to 10 Sept. 1714 75 7 4
the Harwich hoy (John Jenkins, master); 12 voyages between the Yards; 1 June to 31 Aug. 1714 3 0 0
the Woolwich transport (Richard Bristow as master); 32 voyages; 1 Jan. 1713–14 to 26 Jan. 1714–15 8 0 0
the Navy transport (Richard Burrell as master); 14 voyages; 16 Jan. 1713–14 to 3 Dec. 1714 3 10 0
Melchia Rabenett, for transporting ballast; 14 Jan. 1714–15 to 31 March 1715 33 18 4
John Rogers, for hire and freight of the William and Mary smack, burthen 35 tons and 86/94 parts; 11 April to 30 Oct. 1712 65 1 10
805 18 7
house rent of the Principal Officers of the Navy, detailed 592 9 0
wages and entertainments of sundry Officers, seamen etc.:
the Adventure; 29 Jan. 1709–10 to 29 Jan. 1714–15 15,016 1 8
the Blandford; 29 Oct. 1711 to 15 June 1715 6,000 13 5
the Biddiford; 14 March 1711–12 to 24 Sept. 1715 5,409 8
the Bristoll; 9 May 1711 to 21 Jan. 1714–15 11,729 6 9
the Breda; 1 July 1708 to 29 Sept. 1712 2,191 8
the Bassilisk bomb vessel; 26 Nov. 1713 to 7 May 1715 886 7 5
the Bolton yacht; 13 July 1709 to 31 Dec. 1711 660 5 7
the Canterbury; 30 Dec. 1710 to 24 Dec. 1714 17,884 4 0
the Centurion; 10 March 1710–11 to 19 Nov. 1714 11,997 11 0
the same; 8 March 1714–15 to 19 Dec. 1715 3,065 15 2
the Cleaveland yacht; 1 July 1708 to 26 Jan. 1714–15 3,838 13 1
the Dunkirk; 1 July 1709 to 24 March 1714–15 20,026 5 2
the Dreadnought; 1 July 1708 to 8 Dec. 1714 22,197 16
the Deal-Castle; 1 July 1708 to 15 Aug. 1715 10,890 7 4
the Dublin yacht; 18 Aug. 1709 to 31 Dec. 1712 2,657 15 10
the Experiment; 1 July 1708 to 10 Jan. 1714–15 13,198 10 2
the Fox; 5 Jan. 1707 to 30 Dec. 1714 8,899 3 0
the Folkston; 1 July 1708 to 2 Aug. 1715 18,481 19 4
the Flambro'; 1 July 1708 to 1 Oct. 1715 11,725 14 5
the Furnace bomb ship; 25 Nov. 1713 to 6 May 1715 921 0 0
the Fubbs yacht; 1 July 1708 to 4 Feb. 1714–15 4,773 18 9
the Guernsey; 1 July 1708 to 1 Nov. 1714 19,339 12 5
the Glasgow; 1 July 1708 to 4 Nov. 1714 8,841 10 3
the Gibraltar; 18 Oct. 1711 to 4 Jan. 1714–15 4,830 11 11
the Hazard sloop; 28 April 1711 to 12 Nov. 1714 3,044 9 11
the Isabella yacht; 1 July 1708 to 3 Nov. 1714 4,223 2 8
the Jamaica sloop; 30 Sept. 1710 to 31 Dec. 1713 2,678 2
the Kinsale; 28 July 1711 to 30 May 1715 8,717 5 10
the Kent; 1 July 1709 to 6 Jan. 1712–13 4,565 7 7
the Katherine yacht; 1 July 1708 to 9 March 1714–15 4,100 17 7
the Lyon; 19 Jan. 1709 to 12 Nov. 1714 17,526 16 2
the Looe; 1 July 1709 to 21 Jan. 1714-15 14,489 0 6
the Litchfield; 6 Oct. 1708 to 8 Feb. 1714-15 23,960 4 10
the Mary; 1 July 1708 to 16 Nov. 1714 31,869 8
the Milford; 1 July 1709 to 20 May 1715 13,425 16 0
the Mary galley; 6 Aug. 1708 to 18 Nov. 1714 15,079 16 2
the Nottingham; 1 July 1708 to 18 Nov. 1714 28,289 16 2
the Northumberland; 26 Dec. 1709 to 4 Nov. 1714 23,778 5 6
the Newcastle; 19 March 1712–13 to 1 Dec. 1714 6,570 11 0
the Pembrook; 18 May 1710 to 8 Oct. 1715 14,684 8 0
the Plymouth; 1 July 1709 to 11 March 1712–13 14,264 5 4
the Phoenix; 16 Feb. 1710 to 30 Aug. 1715 7,537 12 10
the Peregrine galley; 1 July 1708 to 18 Jan. 1714–15 6,486 11 11
the Queenborough; 1 July 1709 to 8 June 1715 10,279 3 2
the Queenborough yacht; 1 July 1708 to 31 Dec. 1714 724 17 8
the Royal Oak; 27 July to 20 Dec. 1715 1,521 12 9
the Royal Ann galley; 1 July 1709 to 16 Nov. 1714 16,037 16 5
the Reserve; 1 July 1708 to 19 Nov. 1714 23,149 13
the Ruby; 26 March 1708 to 2 May 1715 23,472 4 0
the Sheerness; 1 July 1708 to 7 Dec. 1714 13,277 1 1
the Salisbury; 1 July 1708 to 3 Dec. 1714 18,734 19
the Saphire; 3 Sept. 1708 to 5 Jan. 1714–15 16,121 17 10
the Sorlings; 1 July 1708 to 21 Jan. 1714–15 17,748 5 2
the Scarbro'; 23 May 1711 to 30 April 1715 5,685 13 5
the Salisbury prize; 1 July 1708 to 9 Dec. 1714 20,196 5 10
the Seaford; 1 July 1708 to 4 Oct. 1715 13,040 2 5
the Speedwell; 1 July 1708 to 4 July 1715 13,482 11 0
the Southampton; 17 April 1712 to 30 Sept. 1715 12,643 11 7
the South Sea Castle; 18 Nov. 1708 to 16 May 1715 17,859 13 0
the Squirrell; 29 Dec. 1707 to 18 June 1715 11,559 5 2
the Sommersett; 4 Dec. 1708 to 23 June 1713 8,913 13 8
the Shark sloop; 20 April 1711 to 27 Dec. 1714 2,849 1
the Success store-ship; 10 Sept. 1709 to 2 March 1712–13 1,351 8 2
the Winchester; 1 July 1708 to 8 Feb. 1714–15 23,107 8
the Woolwich; 3 June 1710 to 8 Dec. 1714 16,168 8 2
the Weymouth; 20 May 1710 to 4 Jan. 1714–15 15,732 10 5
the York; 1 July 1709 to 4 Jan. 1714 18,091 15 5
the Delight smack; 29 July to 30 Aug. 1715 12 2 8
the Province galley; 3 Aug. 1711 to 25 Aug. 1712 178 11 5
the Providence pink; 30 July to 25 Aug. 1715 10 18 10¾
the Postilion tender; 30 Aug. 1709 to 12 Sept. 1712 428 7 1
the Thomas and Hester smack; 29 July to 29 Aug. 1715 11 14 6
the Unity smack; same time 10 15 7
793,157 7
wages and entertainments of sundry officers etc. in the several Dockyards and Ropeyards:
Chatham, in ordinary 22,087 12 2
Deptford, ditto 6,553 1 2
Sheerness, ditto 4,529 11 6
Portsmouth, ditto 14,266 11 8
Plymouth, ditto 4,954 1 10
Woolwich, ditto 5,506 0 9
57,896 19 1
Chatham, in extraordinary 32,661 17 9
Deptford, ditto 25,178 18 0
Sheerness, ditto 7,124 18 3
Portsmouth, ditto 43,275 9 7
Plymouth, ditto 12,267 5 3
Woolwich, ditto 20,551 18 6
141,060 7 4
Chatham ropeyard 3,522 6 9
Portsmouth ditto 3,080 19 10
Plymouth ditto 1,962 18 10
Woolwich ditto 2,842 19 4
11,409 4 9
John Conduit, purser, and others, for wages unpaid on several Yard Books 3,081 5 7
(total for the Yards 213,447l. 16s. 9d.)
(total payments as above for salaries etc. 1,187,926l. 0s. 0¾d.)
money paid and South Sea Stock transferred, detailed:
Robert Knight, Cashier of the South Sea Company 843,678 1
Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of the Guards and Garrisons and Land Forces 31,578 13 4
Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer etc. of the Ordnance 2,208 4 0
877,474 18
on accompt of the Victualling:
Emptions and provisions, detailed 93,829 15 2
carriage 86 9 2
to several Commanders, pursers etc. for the balance of their victualling accompts, detailed 5,437 5 1
workmanship, detailed 3,123 18 4
hire and freight 1,327 5 11
disbursements, detailed 601 11 5
salaries to the Commissioners and others
(including Denzil Onslow, Thomas Reynolds, Henry Vincent junior, Thomas Bere, Robert Arris, William Bacon, Peter Jeyes, Commissioners, for varying times; Spring Manesty, Secretary; clerks etc., detailed, with names) 3,551 14 10
rent, detailed 602 7 0
wages, detailed 14,846 19 2
necessary and extra necessary money 3,146 19 4
short allowance money 9,801 5 11
travelling charges 305 15 6
136,661 6 10
ordinary allowances for passing the Accompt 65 16 8
total payments and allowances £2,202,128 2
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 617,263 19
Declared 10 June 1719.
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.