Declared Accounts 1707
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'Declared Accounts 1707: Transport Service', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCLXV-CCLXXI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90536 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: MARINES.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1826, ROLL 521.
For the Account of Walter Whitfield, Paymaster of Marine Regiments,
from 25 December 1705 to 24 December 1707 see Vol. XXI, page clxxiii.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: TRANSPORT SERVICE.
PIPE OFFICE, ROLL 2981.
Charles Mason, Esq., Receiver and Paymaster for the Transporting of Her Majesty's Land Forces.
11 January 1706–7 to 18 January 1707–8.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in this Accomptant's hands 2,029 18 11
depending upon persons named in the previous Accompt 9,070 19 1
Money received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 5–6 Anne, in full payment of 120,000l. under privy seal of 30 Nov. 1705 and Royal Warrant of 28 Jan. 4 Anne 41,154 11 3
ditto in part payment of 144,000l. under privy seal of 31 Jan. 5 Anne 9,639 1 6
Easter term, 6 Anne, in part payment of the same 28,127 8 6
Michaelmas term, 6–7 Anne, in part payment of the same 76,095 12 1
155,316 13 4
Money received for transporting the servants and horses of several Officers 64 7 11
Money received of Commanders of ships which had been furnished them by Agents at Lisbon and other places (detailed) 1,021 5 0
Money received of several persons for freight of goods in transport ships from Lisbon (detailed) 3,016 7 5
Interest on Bills of Exchange overdue (detailed) 5 7 7
total charge and receipts £170,524 19 3
Discharge.
Money paid for the hire of transport ships and vessels for transporting Her Majesty's Forces, ammunition and stores:
for the freight of ships hired to transport forces, etc., to Spain and Portugal: £ s. d.
The Anne (Thomas Moulton, master) 565 8 1
ditto 648 16 1
The Anthony (Daniel Perrean, master) 345 8 8
The Andrew (Thomas Hill, master) 594 18 1
The Ann and Rebecca (Ralph Constant, master) 877 14 10
The Albion frigate (James Hamell, master) 1,107 8 4
The Anne galley (Andrew Hawke, master) 72 0 5
The Britannia (Peter Renew, owner) 1,409 8 7
Discharge. £ s. d.
The Blackstone (Thomas Robinson, master) 1,350 11 7
The Dove (Christopher Redshaw, master) 723 4 1
The Friends Goodwill (John Smith, master) 432 3 7
The St. George (George Purvis, master) 1,259 4 8
The Granada (Christopher Keble, master) 664 6 3
The Hopewell (Michael Yoakley, master) 897 9 11
The Holden frigate (John Ayres, master) 221 2 6
The Hunter (Joseph Pullman, master) 825 10 5
The Hopefor and William (John Hotchson, master) 995 8 0
The Indian King (Edward Whitaker, master) 1,855 9 1
The Joseph and Philip (Peter Dockin, master) 718 10 4
The Joseph (James Clarke, owner; Nicholas Markin, master) 816 5 10
The Lydia (John Major, master) 741 15 1
The Lisbon Factor (Samuel Ingram, master) 502 0 4
The Mary Ann (Robert Bland, master) 542 12 8
The Panther (Thomas Cleeves, master) 456 4 11
The Popley frigate (John Pennington, master) 1,053 5 10
The Preservation (Thomas Lunns, master) 768 0 3
The Phoenix (Peter Saunders, master) 703 9 11
The Resolution (Matthew Gelien, master) 631 4 9
ditto (ditto) 719 3 2
The Sarah (Robert Allen, master) 1,759 3 0
The South River Merchant (John Reas, master) 311 6 3
The St. Thomas (Laurence Knetz, master) 555 4 11
The William and Thomas (John Long, master) 892 19 9
The William (Hugh Perry, master) 533 9 1
The William and Richard (Isaac Rogers, master) 135 8 6
The White Swan (John Dove, owner) 1,299 1 0
[total 27,984l. 18s. 9d.]
for the freight of forces and baggage to Holland:
The Ann and Elizabeth (George Hart, master) 81 2 8
The Constant William (Henry Towert, master) 124 11 5
The Content (John Thurley, master) 115 10 11
The Katherine (Amor Clark, master) 168 2 1
The Charles (Francis Robinson, master) 117 19 4
The Hopewell (Samuel Smith, master) 164 13 3
The Henry and Martha (James Peck, senior, master) 159 7 9
The James and Hannah (James Peck, junior, master) 114 9 0
The John's Adventure (John Hay ward, junior, master) 147 19 10
The John and Sarah (Robert Soare, master) 169 11 10
The John and Mary (John Hayward, master) 155 15 8
The Leviathan (Thomas Thorp, master) 154 10 5
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
The Mutuall Consent (John Waggot, master) 167 17 9
The Neptune (Thomas Canham, master)158 16 7
The Owners Goodwill (Edward Goddard, master) 153 2 1
The Providence (William Berry, master) 161 16 11
The Resolution (John Hammond, master) 164 16 9
ditto (ditto) 169 16 3
The Seaventure (Thomas Scot, master) 164 1 11
The ship Lucy (William Evans, master) 585 18 11
The Lambert (John Mannowray, master) 547 18 11
[total 3,948l. 0s. 3d.]
for the freight of men and clothing to the Foreign Plantations:
paid to Edmund Dummer, owner of the Pacquet Boats (nine payments, detailed) 843 11 5
32,776 10 5
Money paid to masters or owners upon accompt:
The Althaea (Thomas Thorp, master) 341 9 8
The Anne (Nicholas Harman, master) 108 15 10
The Anne (Thomas Moulton, master) 365 7 2
The Anne frigate (William Jesse, master) 438 8 0
The Ann and Mary (Richard Sleeth, master) 121 13 3
The Albion frigate (James Hammell, master) 420 13 3
The Haistwell (Gabriel Stacey, master) 280 10 0
The Granada (Christopher Keeble, master) 287 0 3
The Mead frigate (John Tanner, master) 269 8 8
The Prosperous (Henry Cole, master) 296 8 4
The Mordecai (John Tickner, master) 353 6 8
The Dove (Christopher Redshaw, master) 275 19 6
The Amiable (Richard Daniel, master) 245 8 6
The Crisp galley (Hedworth Hebdow, master) 149 4 0
The Mary (John Robinson, master) 213 0 3
The Success (Thomas Hunt, master) 194 15 6
The Mary (Samuel Coote, master) 324 4 7
The Success (Thomas Hunt, master) 196 2 11
The Anne and Elizabeth (William Pugsley, master) 653 0 2
The Ann galley (John Roberts, owner) 171 9 4
The Aleppo Factor (William Coverly, master) 333 16 11
The Ann and Rebecca (Richard Lemon, master) 98 17 4
The Ann and Rebecca (John Richardson, master) 307 19 0
The Batchelour (John Fish, master) 275 17 11
The Blackstone (Peregrine Browne, owner) 414 4 1
ditto (ditto) 412 17 3
The Benjamin (William Hook, master) 289 17 10
The Benjamin (John Soare, master) 282 14 0
The Bethiah (William Smy, master) 178 1 7
The Britannia (James Barman, master) 533 8 8
The Barcelona Merchant (William Tibbington, master) 614 4 6
The Betty (Nehemiah Wotton, master) 145 11 1
Discharge. £ s. d.
The Charles (Francis Robinson, master) 169 5 10
The Charles (Henry Brand, master) 337 19 11
The Crown (Francis Rogers, master) 1,068 6 2
The Crown and Scepter (Thomas Parsons, master) 718 5 4
The Concord (John Jones, master) 214 0 3
The Constant William (Henry Towert, master) 299 0 8
The King David (Richard Lake, master) 335 10 11
The Delight frigate (Robert Spelman, master) 342 3 2
ditto (ditto) 295 16 2
The Dolphin (Sir William Phippard, owner) 948 16 7
The Dorothy (Peregrine Brown, owner) 313 0 7
The Dove (Henry Hubbert, owner) 321 4 3
The Elizabeth and Jane (Andrew Chilton, owner) 270 10 3
The Expedition (Charles Smithson, master) 391 2 2
ditto (ditto) 387 13 1
The Eagle (Robert Atwood, owner) 384 11 11
The Exeter Merchant (Walter Prideaux, master) 281 14 7
The Exeter Merchant (Henry Burwell, master) 282 11 11
The European (Bayley Kent, master) 370 8 0
The Friendship (Charles Barton, master) 235 3 8
The Friendship (Benjamin Ward, master) 227 19 1
The Friendly Society (Benjamin Meadow, master) 115 12 8
The Fortune (John Jones, master) 361 8 5
The Friends' Adventure (Francis Wells, master) 302 11 0
The ship George (Peter Renew, master) 877 6 2
The Hopewell (Samuel Smith, master) 522 16 8
The Hopewell (Robert Watts, owner) 147 6 4
The Herne frigate (Joseph Lawrence, master) 423 18 3
The Hannah (William Russell, master) 358 11 9
The Hopefor and William (John Hotchson, master) 370 17 6
The Hastwell (Gabriel Stacey, master) 570 9 4
The John and Mary (Thomas Davy, master) 135 10 6
The Industry (Richard Cheshire, master) 212 9 8
The Industry (John Bond, master) 159 1 10
The James frigate (Edward Frost, master) 227 14 11
The Judith (Tobias Beale, master) 232 2 2
The John and Sarah (Richard Peartree, master) 160 11 1
The Johnson frigate (John Tibbington, master) 369 5 7
The Joseph and Thomas (Thomas Rogers, master) 828 11 1
The John's Goodwill (Thomas Thompson, master) 153 10 8
The John (John Phippard, master) 163 10 6
The John and Elizabeth (John Cobb, master) 305 4 11
The Joseph and Mary (Joseph Brapple, master) 145 6 5
The Joseph (James Clarke, owner) 230 9 2
Discharge. £ s. d.
The Josiah (William Oulder, master) 486 8 0
The Leviathan (Stephen Alexander, master) 287 7 0
The Lucy (William Evans, master) 255 10 5
The Lisbon Factor (Samuel Ingram, master) 320 9 11
The Mary (John Robinson, master) 214 19 1
The Mary (William Malthus, master) 91 9 7
The Mary (William Nevill, master) 388 1 1
The Mary (Daniel Alford, master) 475 8 7
The Mary (Samuel Coote, master) 659 8 10
The Mary and Francis (Thomas Coalthurst, owner) 284 1 5
The Martha and Susanna (James Logan, master) 467 6 11
The ship Mary Ann (Robert Bland, master) 187 7 2
The Mary Anne (Thomas Linthorne, master) 220 6 0
The Mary and Margaret (Thomas Whales, master) 108 7 9
The Mutuall Consent (John Wagget, master) 347 10 3
The Merchants Adventure (Peter Wallis, master) 283 14 2
The Martha (William Lawrence, master) 313 7 9
The Nicholas (Robert Newman, master) 353 16 5
The New Swan (John Parratt, master) 388 18 4
The New Hopewell (Nicholas Smith, master) 433 15 8
The Olivebranch (John Barker, master) 142 19 6
The Owners Goodwill (Edward Goddard, master) 428 9 9
The Owners Goodwill (Simon Canham, master) 532 10 8
The Owners Adventure (Benjamin Doncaster, master) 270 6 5
The Owners Adventure (Jacob Hudson, master) 286 4 9
The Prosperous (Henry Cole, master) 299 2 5
The Prosperous Anne (John Pine, master) 246 1 3
The Popley frigate (John Pennington, master) 349 18 10
The Pembrooke galley (John Denn, master) 36 5 7
The Providence (Benjamin Dickenson, master) 238 8 0
The Providence (William Harvey, master) 414 6 7
The Providence (John Keeler, master) 272 6 2
The Providence (Joseph Marlow, master) 129 19 10
The Phoenix (Peter Saunders, master) 277 7 8
The Phoenix (William Erle, master) 275 8 2
The Rossenborough (Samuel Shepheard, owner) 380 3 6
The Ridley (Joseph Thomas, master) 267 18 7
The Resolution (John de Grave, owner) 541 16 0
The Resolution (Matthew Gelien, master) 404 13 3
The Resolution galley (John Shippen, master) 208 7 3
The Rebecca (Lewis Frost, master) 444 17 6
The Raby (John Evans, master) 212 16 6
The Richard and William (Sir Richard Levett, owner) 679 12 10
The Rose (Henry Foster, master) 299 13 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
The Reward (Benjamin Mynard, master) 214 11 10
The Success (John Major, master) 364 0 8
The Success (Thomas Hunt, master) 199 19 11
The Seaventure (Thomas Scot, master) 373 13 10
The Susannah (Matthew Seagar, master) 143 10 2
The Savoy galley (Martyn Hopkins, master) 174 0 6
The Sarah (James Braine, owner) 1,010 13 1
The Samuel (Samuel Brooks, master) 284 1 5
The Thomas (Stephen Jerom, master) 368 15 7
The Thomas and Mary (Thomas Frampton, owner) 218 12 9
The Thayer frigate (Abraham Coleman, master) 198 18 1
The Tyger (Thomas Thurst, master) 246 1 9
The Thomas and Anne (Thomas Jenkins, master) 157 2 4
The Two Sheriffs (John Frost, master) 742 11 5
The Thomas and Henry (Nicholas Constant, master) 931 15 0
The Two Brothers (Hopefor Bendall, owner) 706 19 9
The Unity (John Hide, master) 109 0 6
The Victory (Samuel Bloss, master) 836 10 6
The Willing Mind (John Wonacot, master) 289 16 11
The William and Thomas (John Long, master) 368 7 5
The White Swan (John Dove, owner) 635 6 3
The William and Richard (Cuthbert Watson, master) 307 6 7
The William (Hugh Piercy, master) 279 0 8
The William and Elizabeth (Sir Richard Levett, owner) 697 1 11
The William and Mary (Isaac Cooper, master) 211 8 6
The Yarmouth frigate (Ambrose Lawrence, master) 518 3 4
The William and Elizabeth (Sir William Phippard, owner) 350 0 0
50,298 6 7
paid under contract for the value of ships taken by the enemy:
The Andrew taken 29 Jan. 1705–6 (Thomas Hill, master) 608 10 0
The Dove taken 8 Dec. 1705 (Christopher Redshaw, master) 1,727 14 6
The Hopefor and William taken 12 Dec. 1705 (John Hotchson, master) 1,607 17 2
The Hopewell taken 15 Dec. 1705 (Michael Yoakly, master) 1,692 5 11
The Joseph and Philip taken 19 Nov. 1705 (Peter Dockin, master) 2,046 5 10
The John and William taken 7 Dec. 1704 (William Hepburne, master) 1,595 9 1
The White Swan taken 9 Jan. 1705–6 (John Dove, owner) 1,962 14 3
11,240 16 9
Total for hire of ships, etc., 94,315l. 13s. 9d.
paid for provisions and necessaries for the Forces in transportation (biscuit, beer and Cheshire cheese; oats and hay; beds and bedding; cask; building of cabins and stables; etc.) 9,133 11 5
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
paid for incidental charges of shipping provisions, and other expenses of the Transport Service, etc. 656 18 7
9,790 10 0
salaries of the Commissioners of Transports and persons employed under them (detailed; including: Samuel Atkinson, Nicholas Roope and Thomas Colby, the three managers, at 4002. each, 1,2002.; Charles Mason this Accomptant 200l.; Peter Crank, chief clerk, 150l.) 2,375 16 7
incidental charges of the Transport Office 602 12 0
2,978 8 7
total payments and allowances £107,084 12 4
and so remains £63,440 6 11
whereof depending on several persons (detailed) for money imprested to them to defray the costs of the Transport Service (Daniel Sadler, agent in Holland; Thomas and George Tyrer, correspondents at Liverpool; John Addis, correspondent at Plymouth; James and John Arnold, correspondents at Portsmouth; Samuel Atkinson and Thomas Coleby, Commissioners; Martin Tucker, correspondent at Dublin; Messrs. Stepney and Goddard, agents at Lisbon; Gilbert Wardlaw, agent with the Fleet to Portugal and Spain): £ s. d.
between 18 Jan. 1705–6 and 12 Jan. 1706–7 9,070 19 1
within the time of this Accompt 4,525 5 9
13,596 4 10
And so this Accomptant is Indebted 49,844 2 1
Declared 8 May 1714.
Auditor's memorandum:
The Commissioners for Transportation are accomptable for payments made under their authority amounting within the time of this Accompt to 111,609l. 18s. 1d. for the hiring, etc., of ships, for the disposal and expenditure of provisions and for money issued for salaries.