Declared Accounts, 1708
Marines

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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Marines', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CDXLV-CDXLVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90557 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Marines

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: PAYMASTER OF MARINES.
(NO PIPE OFFICE ROLL.) AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1826, ROLL 522.
Walter Whitfield, Paymaster of her Majesty's Marine Regiments.
25 December 1707 to 24 December 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the end of the last Accompt 1,587 11
depending on Sir Thomas Littleton, bt 12,007 4 3
13,594 15
Receipts: money received from Sir Thomas Littleton, bt., Treasurer of the Navy, at divers times, detailed 167,670 16
Deductions: 6d. in the £1 from the pay of each commissioned and non-commissioned Officer and soldier of the six Marine Regiments 2,991 1 6
18d. a man per month from each noncommissioned Officer and private man in sea service for chaplains and surgeons and for the Chatham Chest 3,510 2 11½
6d. a man per month from each noncommissioned Officer and soldier in land service for Greenwich Hospital 914 5
7,415 10 1
total charge and receipts £188,681 2 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid for the Pay and Entertainment of the Field and Staff Officers and other Officers and soldiers of the six Regiments of Marines for one year ending 24 Dec. 1708:
Lieut. General William Seymour's Regiment 20,378 16 0
Lieut. General Holt's Regiment 19,754 18 6
Maj. General Charles Wills's Regiment 19,986 19 6
Col. Joshua Churchill's Regiment 20,169 18 10
Brig. Jacob Borr's Regiment 19,614 16 10
Lord Viscount Shannon's Regiment 19,758 8 0
Money detained out of the deduction of poundage, viz.: for the keeping of his own Office and of the Office of Edward Knatchbull, Muster-Master general, also paid to Francis Lynn for necessaries, incidents and extraordinary services and to Lieut. Thomas Swift for loss of use of his right leg, in all 3,056 12 1
Auditor's fee (to Arthur Maynwaring) 72 0 0
total payments and allowances £122,792 9 9
and so remains 65,888 12 3
whereof depending:
on Sir Thomas Littleton, bt., decd., late Treasurer of the Navy, for so much paid to him for deductions for chaplains and surgeons, for the Chatham Chest and for Greenwich Hospital, 12 May 1704 to 24 Dec. 1705 4,284 9
ditto, 25 Dec. 1705 to 25 Dec. 1707 5,800 19
on Robert Walpole, succeeding him, within the same time 1,921 16 1
ditto, 25 Dec. 1707 to 25 Dec. 1708 4,424 8 7
total depending £16,431 12 10
and so this Accomptant is indebted 49,456 19 5
[No signatures, nor date of declaration.]