Declared Accounts 1707
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'Declared Accounts 1707: Ordnance', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCXCI-CCXCIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90538 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Ordnance

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY (SALVAGE MONEY).
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1828, ROLL 534.
Richard Crawley, Receiver of Salvage Money, etc.
25 March 1705 to 8 November 1709.
See Vol. XXI, p. ccxiv.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ORDNANCE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2692.
The Hon. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
1 July 1706 to 30 June 1707.
charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the end of the last Accompt 100,071 12
depending upon sundry persons particularly named among the Supers in the said Accompt 199,129 1
299,200 13
Receipts: money received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 5–6 Anne, in further part of 300,000l. by privy seal of 22 Dec. 4 Anne 92,629 16 5
Easter term, 6 Anne. in full of the same. 41,577 8
ditto in part of 300,000l. by privy seal of 22 April 6 Anne 68,422 11
202,629 16 5
Money received for arms, stores, etc. 18,655 19 10½
Total charge and receipts £520,486 9 8
Discharge.
Wages and entertainments of the Principal Officers of the Ordnance and their clerks, armourers, storekeepers, engineers, fireworkers, gunners and other artificers and labourers, according to the Quarter Books of the Office, in pursuance of an Establishment of 25 July 1683, detailed:
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Principal Officers (including the most Noble the Duke of Marlborough, Master General of the Ordnance at 1,500l. for ¾ year to 31 March 1707, Thomas Erle, Lieut. General at 800l. for the same time, William Brydges, Surveyor General at 400l. for the same time) 3,375 0 0
clerks, daily attendant 720 0 0
armourers 103 10 0
storekeepers 630 0 0
furbushers 52 10 0
engineers 525 0 0
gunners 979 8 9
bombardiers 360 8 9
petardiers 141 8 9
fireworkers 432 10 0
waggon master 75 0 0
proofe-masters 30 0 0
clerk of the checque upon the labourers 45 0 0
Isaac Bennett, purveyor 30 0 0
messenger 45 0 0
labourers 1,170 0 0
yeoman of the tents, etc. 15 0 0
8,729 16 3
Wages of additional engineers and others and allowances to Officers, etc., of the late Artillery Trains according to two Establishments of 14 Feb. 1698–9:
for the additional engineers, gentlemen of the Ordnance, bombardiers and gunners 2,338 6 3
allowances settled on Officers of the late Regimental Trains of Artillery 440 0 0
2,778 6 3
Emptions and provisions, carriage, reparation of castles and forts, riding and travelling charges, salaries, rent and other disbursements:
for ordnance 5,954 16
brass metal recast 599 3 11
for mortars 400 0 0
small arms 20,059 4 1
gunpowder makers 9,079 1 10½
emptions and provisions, detailed 28,897 13
works done and necessaries delivered, detailed 6,856 12
travelling charges 2,493 15 1
land and water carriage 12,356 0
rewards, detailed 427 2
salaries and allowances by debentures, detailed 7,119 1 7
house and warehouse rent 898 8 0
payments and disbursements of divers natures 5,164 13 6
money paid for the service of the Train of Artillery in Holland 32,510 0
reparations of castles and forts (Pendennis Castle, Portland Castle, Jersey, North Yarmouth, Sandgate Castle, Chester, Hull, Carlisle, Berwick and Elizabeth Castle) 409 14 10
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Royal bounty (to William Leaths, Paymaster to the Train in Holland for his service at the battle of Hockstedt and to Mary Schlundt, widow of Lewis Schlundt, firemaster, for the loss of her husband in her Majesty's service in Spain) 50 10 0
133,275 19
Ordinary allowances (Auditor's fee, etc.) 313 6 8
total payments and allowances £145,097 8
and so remains 375,389 1
whereof depending on sundry persons, detailed, for money imprested to them for the service of the Ordnance Office between 26 March 1673 and 30 June 1707:
£ s. d.
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
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 1,710 14 2
30 June 1689 to 30 June 1690 8,039 14 8
30 June 1690 to 30 June 1691 4,877 11
30 June 1691 to 30 June 1692 1,265 5 0
30 June 1692 to 30 June 1693 563 16 8
30 June 1693 to 30 June 1694 751 1 4
30 June 1694 to 30 June 1695 1,392 3 3
30 June 1695 to 30 June 1696 1,799 14 5
30 June 1696 to 30 June 1697 2,324 16 8
30 June 1697 to 30 June 1698 282 3 1
30 June 1698 to 30 June 1699 2,778 1
30 June 1699 to 30 June 1700 2,272 16 2
30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 260 16 0
30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 9,666 10
30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 10,820 19
Edward Hubbard, late clerk to this Accomptant, on two Bills of Exchange 360 0 0
30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 7,452 12
30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 15,228 6
30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706 62,391 16 4
30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 i.e. within the time of this Accompt 92,740 15
total imprests £249,695 5
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 125,693 15 10
Declared 27 March 1713.