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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Navy', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CDXLIX-CDLXXI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90559 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY AND VICTUALLING.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2343. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1727, ROLL 150.
Dame Anne Littleton, widow and sole executrix of Sir Thomas Littleton, bt., decd., late Treasurer of the Navy and Victualling.
1 January 1707–8 to 31 December 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of this Accomptant 1,459,631 11
depending on persons named in the previous Accompt 1,393,774 14
Money received from the Exchequer:—
Michaelmas term, 6–7 Anne, in further part of 2,000,000l. under privy seal of 18 Dec. 6 Anne 314,003 17 2
Easter term, 7 Anne, in further part of the same 582,280 9 10½
Michaelmas term, 7–8 Anne, in full payment of the same 465,206 17 5
ditto in part payment of 2,000,000l. under privy seal of 15 Dec. 7 Anne 5,792 12 10¾
1,367,283 17
Supers and imprest bills made out by former Treasurers and cleared within the time of this Accompt by defalking the like sums from sundry persons (detailed) 7,074 16
Money received for goods and provisions sold out of the stores (detailed) 8,127 9 1
On accompt of the Victualling: money received of sundry commanders and pursers (not detailed), being the balance of their accompts for victualling soldiers on board; damaged provisions sold; abatements out of bills for provisions; etc. 10,968 4
Overpayments 1 8 8
total charge £4,246,862 2 0
Discharge £ s. d.
Emptions and Provisions (detailed) 237,300 11 11
Interest at 6 per cent. for money due to tradesmen, etc. 15,817 18 3
Salaries and entertainments of the Lord High Admiral's Council, the Navy Commissioners, clerks, etc. (detailed, including George Churchill, Henry Pagett, Richard Hill, Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Sir Stafford Fairborne, Robert Fairfax, Sir James Wisheart, kt., Sir David Mitchell, David, Earl of Wemysse, Sir John Leake, kt., Robert Walpole, all members of the Council to H.R.H. Prince George of Denmark, Lord High Admiral, for varying periods as shown; Sir Charles Hedges, President of the Admiralty Court; Sir Thomas Hopson, Anthony Hammond, George Tollett, Sir William Gifford, kt., Isaac Townsend at Portsmouth, George St. Loe at Chatham, Lawrence Wright at Kinsale, Henry Greenhill at Plymouth, William Wright at Lisbon, Navy Commissioners; Sir Richard Haddock, kt., Comptroller of the Navy and other Comptrollers, etc.) 28,168 9 11
Pensions to several Officers of ships and others, detailed, including: Sir Ralph Delavall; Sir Robert Robinson, as a former Commander-in-Chief of a Squadron; Capt. Lyonell Ripley; Capt. Robert Robinson; Phineas Bowles, Esq.; Sir Edward Gregory, a former Navy Commissioner; Sir Thomas Hobson and others 8,116 13 10
Discharge. £ s. d.
Flag pay and Table Money to the Executors of Sir Cloudesley Shovell as Admiral and Commander in Chief of the Fleet; to Sir John Norris as Rear Admiral of the Blue; to Sir Stafford Fairborne as Vice Admiral of the Red; to the Marquess of Caermarthen as ditto; to George Churchill as Admiral of the Blue; to Sir George Byng as Vice Admiral of the Blue; to Sir John Leake as Vice Admiral of the White; to Sir William Whetstone as Rear Admiral of the White; to Sir John Jennings as Rear Admiral of the Blue; to the Executors of Sir Thomas Dilkes as Rear Admiral of the Red; to Sir Edward Whitaker as ditto; to Hovendene Walker as Rear Admiral of a Squadron 8,872 15 0
Half pay to Matthew Aylmer as Vice Admiral of the Red; to Sir James Wishart as Rear-Admiral; to Robert Fairfax as Vice-Admiral of the Blue; to William Phillips, John Saphire, Thomas Stollard, Capt. James Storey, Capt. John Rogers, the daughters and administrators to Capt. John Pybus, Zacheus Ewell and Israel Munds 1,259 11 0
Rewards and bounties to several persons upon several extraordinary occasions (e.g. for instructing youths in seamanship; for salvage of ships and stores; for attendance on ships with 'hookers' or other craft; for surveying the works of new ships; for regulating the Press; for acting as 'Provost Martiall,' etc.) 9,932 12 5
Disbursements of various natures (detailed; largely for the pressing of seamen) 50,892 0 10
Wages or pay by bill (detailed) 2,445 0 11
Rebuilding and price of ships (rebuilding of the Cornwall and of the Dreadnought, building of the Albrough, a sixth rater, and the value of the Benjamin ketch taken by the French) 25,428 10 2
Travelling charges 2,918 10 0
Victualling charges 2,272 14 8
Pilotage 5,116 3 6
Free Gifts and medicines to several surgeons for furnishing their chests 1,889 14 11
Freight and transportation (detailed) 9,261 17 8
House Rent of the Principal Offices of the Navy and of other places hired, (detailed) 918 0 0
Salaries and wages to Commanders, Officers and seamen of ships:
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Adventure (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 2,589 17 3
Albemarle (16 Dec. 1706–30 June 1707) 4,963 5 1
Association (1 July 1705–22 Oct. 1707) 25,355 17 9
Royall Anne (29 Dec. 1705–30 June 1707) 17,091 6
Advice (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 2,884 9 8
Anthelope (ditto) 3,817 18
Anglesea (ditto) 3,827 15 6
Advice prize (ditto) 1,257 14 11½
Bedford (ditto) 5,633 18
Berwick (ditto) 6,045 17
Bredah (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 6,027 16
Bridgwater (1 July 1703–30 June 1707) 10,086 3 10¼
Basilisk a bomb vessel (19 Dec. 1704–7 Oct. 1708) 2,100 7 0
Bedford galley (1 July 1706–25 Dec. 1708) 6,113 16
Barfleur (1 July 1705–15 Dec. 1706) 12,794 16 0
Cruizer (16 May 1705–30 June 1707) 3,428 3
Colchester (22 Feb. 1706/7–30 June 1707) 1,265 0 9
Crowne (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 6,240 2 1
Chatham (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 3,401 1
Content hulk (1 April 1707–30 Sept. 1707) 175 12 6
Discharge.
Canterbury (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 4,456 11
Dartmouth (ditto) 4,538 2
Devonshire (1 July 1706–10 Oct. 1707) 9,469 1 8
Dover (1 July 1706–6 Nov. 1708) 8,977 10
Deptford (1 July 1704–10 Nov. 1708) 14,831 12 4
Dilligence brigantine (1 July 1706–18 Nov. 1708) 1,848 19 2
Essex (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 5,753 10
Eagle (1 July 1705–22 Oct. 1707) 14,865 18
Enterprize (16 June 1705–12 Oct. 1707) 3,389 7
Edinburgh (1 Aug. 1707–10 Nov. 1708) 1,462 15 10
Firme (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 5,968 12
Firebrand fireship (1 July 1705–22 Oct. 1707) 2,221 9
Faulkland (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 4,056 5
Folkstone (ditto) 2,740 4 4
Feversham (ditto) 2,034 9 4
Greyhound (ditto) 2,651 8 10¼
Grafton (1 July 1706–2 May 1707) 5,319 3 0
Griffin fireship (10 Feb. 1707/8–6 July 1708) 312 14 5
Hunter (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 795 1 10
Jeffries hospital ship (1 July 1705–24 Sept. 1708) 4,451 5 10½
Katherine yacht (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 686 3 10
Kent (1 July 1706–30 April 1708) 10,948 2 4
Kinsale (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 4,353 3
Leopard (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 3,893 5 11
Lark (ditto) 2,862 2
Litchfield (1 July 1705–6 April 1708) 11,390 1 10
Lewis prize (1 July 1706–4 Aug. 1707) 523 12 9
Medway (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 9,769 0 8
Monmouth (ditto) 12,651 12
Mountague (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 4,492 5 9
Mary yacht (ditto) 663 9 4
Marlbro' (28 Jan. 1707/8–10 Sept. 1708) 3,264 11 0
Mathew hospital [ship] (1 July 17057 Oct. 1708) 4,361 16
Nassau (3 Jan. 1705/6–30 Oct. 1706) 3,150 2
ditto (9 Jan. 1706/7–30 June 1707) 1,761 17 11½
Northumberland (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 5,075 1 5
Newcastle (24 March 1703/4–30 June 1707) 12,531 0
Norwich (31 May 1706–30 June 1707) 3,627 0 6
Nonsuch (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 3,627 0 6
Nonsuch (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 3,917 14 9
Newport (ditto) 1,769 18 0
Panther (1 July 1703–30 June 1707) 15,252 16
Queenborough (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 1,626 11 5
Queenborough yacht (ditto) 112 8 6
Roebuck (ditto) 2,399 17 6
Romney (1 July 1705–22 Oct. 1707) 8,565 16 11¼
Revenge (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 12,100 0
Ramilies (4 Feb. 1707/8–5 July 1708) 314 11 6
Rochester (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 3,757 10
Rupert (11 Nov. 1703–30 June 1707) 18,391 2
Resolution (1 July 1705–21 March 1706–7) 10,723 11 11¼
Somersett (1 July 1705–20 Jan. 1707/8) 16,517 5 7
Soesdyke yacht (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 655 16 2
Discharge.
Mary yacht (7 Feb. 1707/8–28 April 1708) 34 18 3
Swallow (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 4,143 9 9
Shrewsbury (1 July 1705–10 Sept. 1708) 22,303 19
Solebay (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 1,666 9 1
Suffolk hagboat (30 Sept. 1706–30 June 1707) 718 1 3
Sunderland (1 July 1705–18 March 1707) 10,173 2
Swann (1 July 1705–17 Aug. 1707) 2,937 3 10½
Royall Sovereigne (22 Jan. 1707/8–2 July 1708) 1,990 16 1
Tilbury (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 9,190 9
Valeur (17 May 1705–30 June 1707) 3,111 18
Worcester (1 July 1705–30 June 1707) 7,789 14
Warwick (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 3,390 10
Weymouth (11 Jan. 1706/7–30 June 1707) 1,942 12
William and Mary yacht (1 July 1706–30 June 1707) 822 2 5
Winchelsea (16 Sept. 1706–29 Aug. 1707) 1,606 11 2
Anne and Francis ketch (3 Oct. 170725 Dec. 1707) 36 12 0
Adventure smack (7 Jan. 1707/8–26 April 1708) 39 16 8
Anne yacht (12 Sept. 1707–27 May 1708 and 15 July 1708–8 Nov. 1708) 170 0 7
Burchett hoy (26 Jan. 1707/8–28 June 1708) 52 3 3
Coronation pink (10 Dec. 1706–26 Dec. 1707) 170 7 6
ditto (11 May 1708–13 Sept. 1708) 49 18 6
Churchill smack (18 Aug. 1707–31 Jan. 1707/8 and 2 April 1708–26 July 1708) 102 6 4
Content hoy (30 July 1706–22 Oct. 1707) 184 2 1
Elizabeth pink (27 Jan. 1707/8–8 May 1708) 45 8 10
Francis and Lucy brigantine (28 Dec. 1705–27 Dec. 1707) 320 11 6
Francis and Lucy brigantine (26 Mar. 1708–24 July 1708) 45 11 2
Friendship hoy (16 Jan. 1707/8–29 April 1708) 41 9 10
Goodwill smack (5 Aug. 1707–26 Oct. 1707) 28 11 5
ditto (1 Dec. 1707–26 April 1708) 55 4 10
Gloucester yacht (2 April 1708–19 June 1708) 30 18 10
George hoy (8 Dec. 1707–19 June 1708) 71 16 2
ditto (15 July 1708–6 Sept. 1708) 18 5 7
John and Mary smack (10 Jan. 1707/8–1 March 1707/8) 17 13 8
ditto 12 March 1707/8–17 May 1708) 23 3 7
John and Anne smack (10 Jan. 1707/8–30 March 1708) 29 1 6
ditto (1 April 1708–4 Sept. 1708) 56 6 9
ditto (24 Sept. 1708–8 Nov. 1708) 16 18 5
John and Bridget yacht (16 Jan. 1707/8–13 April 1708) 32 8 5
John and Susan smack (12 March 1707/8–23 June 1708) 38 2 4
Jane, ketch (26 Jan. 1707/8–10July 1708) 70 17 5
John and Ann hoy (26 Feb. 1707/8–13 Sept. 1708) 72 0 1
Discharge.
Little Sarah ship (10 April 1707–27 Dec. 1707) 104 13 0
Mary ketch (31 Jan. 1707/8–23 Aug. 1708) 90 12 11
Owners Goodwill hoy (4 Jan. 1705/6–27 Dec. 1707) 290 11 9
ditto (7 Jan. 1707/8–3 May 1708) 52 4 5
Providence pink (6 Feb. 1703/4–27 Dec. 1707) 629 5 4
ditto (21 Feb. 1707/8–31 Aug. 1708) 88 12 3
Prosperous hoy (11 March 1707/8–25 June 1708) 47 16 1
Speedwell hoy (9 Sept. 1707–18 Dec. 1707) 36 4 9
Success smack (2 Oct. 1707–12 Jan. 1707/8) 36 5 0
ditto (5 Jan. 1707/8–6 April 1708) 33 5 9
Southampton galley (20 Feb. 1707/8–6 July 1708) 62 11 8
Thomas and Mary hoy (27 Aug. 170717 Dec. 1707) 37 6 3
ditto (26 Jan. 1707/8–5 July 1708) 59 9 1
True Love smack (10 Dec. 1706–1 April 1708) 171 17 7
Thomas and Mary smack (26 Jan. 1707/8–30 June 1708) 56 6 9
True Love hoy (16 March 1707/8–14 Sept. 1708 83 4 1
Thomas and Katherine smack (29 Nov. 1706–30 March 1707) 43 15 6
Unity ketch (29 Dec. 1705–27 Dec. 1707) 317 15 2
William and Mary pink (11 Jan. 1705/6–27 Dec. 1707) 288 17 0
William and Anne pink (28 Dec. 170527 Dec. 1707) 331 19 6
ditto (2 April 1708–22 Oct. 1708) 88 13 5
Woolwich smack (18 Sept. 1707–22 March 1707/ 8 ) 65 9 0
ditto (2 April 1708–26 June 1708) 29 9 8
William and Mary smack (7 Jan. 1707/8–23 June 1708) 57 2 4
William and Mary hoy (26 Jan. 1707/8–28 June 1708) 56 17 8
Welcome smack (26 Jan. 1707/8–20 April 1708) 29 18 4
499,787 8
Officers, clerks, watchmen, storekeepers, etc., in the following dockyards:
Chatham, in ordinary for one year to Michaelmas 1707 7,474 6 2
Sheerness, ditto, ditto 2,316 13 9
Portsmouth, ditto, ditto 5,015 9 7
Plymouth, ditto, ditto 2,068 14 5
Kinsale, ditto, for one year to Lady day 1708 1,704 16 0
Deptford, ditto, for one year to Michaelmas 1707 4,016 5 4
Woolwich, ditto, ditto 3,055 8 0
25,651 13 3
Shipwrights, caulkers, joiners, labourers, etc., in the following dockyards:
Chatham, in extraordinary, for one year to Michaelmas 1707 41,494 5 3
Sheerness, ditto, ditto 6,887 14 11
Discharge.
Portsmouth, ditto, for three quarters to Midsummer 1707 41,577 13 9
Plymouth ditto, ditto 14,634 17 0
Kinsale, ditto, for one year to Ladyday 1708 805 18 1
Deptford, ditto, for one year to Michaelmas 1707 22,414 1 0
Woolwich, ditto, ditto 23,091 9 11
150,905 19 11
Ropeyard wages:
Chatham, for one year to Michaelmas 1707 6,348 14 6
Portsmouth, for three quarters to Midsummer 1707 4,600 14 10
Plymouth, ditto 2,763 17 7
Woolwich, for one year to Michaelmas 1707 5,739 19 10
19,453 6 9
(total for the Dockyards and Ropeyards 196,010l. 19s. 11d.)
Total for the above Naval Services 1,106,409 12 11½
Money paid to the Widows and Orphans of Seamen slain in Her Majesty's service 1,934 9 9
On accompt of the Victualling:
Emptions and provisions (detailed) 348,548 8 1
Carriage, etc. 332 14 2
Interest at 6 per cent. 10,362 15 1
Balances of victualling accompts 16,871 14 8
Workmanship, etc. 5,104 6 11
Hire and freight 17,305 19 4
Disbursements 974 16 0
Salaries to the Commissioners and other officers and clerks of the Victualling Office (detailed, including Thomas Colby, Thomas Bere, Kendrick Edisbury, Denzill Onslowe, Henry Vincent, Thomas Reynolds and Thomas Harlowe, Commissioners) 5,233 1 7
Rent 1,194 17 8
Wages, etc. 18,759 7 10
Necessary and extraordinary necessary money 25,334 13 8
Short allowance money 64,052 17 0
Travelling charges 242 8 0
514,318 0 0
Salaries to the late Treasurer of the Navy, his clerks and instruments 3,870 0 0
Ordinary allowances 65 16 8
Total payments and allowances £1,626,597 19
And so remains 2,620,264 2
whereof depending upon divers persons for moneys imprested:
for the period from 29 May 1699 to 31 Dec. 1700 39,506 3 2
for the year to 31 Dec. 1701 86,088 9
ditto to 31 Dec. 1702 178,739 7
ditto to 31 Dec. 1703 219,502 10
ditto to 31 Dec. 1704 228,994 15
ditto to 31 Dec. 1705 225,362 2 9
ditto to 31 Dec. 1706 254,055 6
ditto to 31 Dec. 1707 161,526 0
1,393,774 14
And so this Accomptant is Indebted 1,226,489 7
Declared 12 Aug. 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: SICK AND WOUNDED.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2565. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1824, ROLL 510.
Thomas Savery, Treasurer to the Commissioners of Sick and Wounded Seamen and Prisoners of War.
1 July 1707 to 30 June 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the end of the last Accompt 2,957 14
depending upon sundry persons named in that Accompt for money imprested to them 32,660 14 3
Receipts: from the Treasurer of the Navy:
for clearing the debts of the Office, by warrant of 30 July 1707 6,000 0 0
ditto, by warrant of 11 Nov. 1707 909 9 4
for paying quarters for sick and wounded seamen for half a year to 30 Sept. 1706, by warrant of 31 Dec. 1707 6,843 0 0
for subsisting Prisoners of War by the same warrant 1,225 0 0
for answering foreign Bills of Exchange, ditto 4,000 0 0
for carrying on the current service of the Office, ditto 1,000 0 0
19,977 9 4
Imprests paid by Richard Povey, the former Treasurer, and cleared within the time of this Accompt 296 8 3
total charge and receipts £55,892 6
Discharge.
paid for cures, conduct money, quarters, funerals and contingent charges of Sick and Wounded Seamen and salaries to Agents, Physicians and others at the several ports and places, viz.:
Bideford 40 7 1
Deal 509 2 6
Dover 50 0 0
Gosport 270 0 0
Guernsey 3 5 0
Harwich 867 19 8
Ireland 73 19
Lisbon 212 5
Portsmouth 290 0 0
Plymouth 1,043 1 2
Rochester 530 0 6
Sheerness 50 0 0
West Indies 1,034 2 6
Weymouth 3 0 0
her Majesty's Allowance of 2d. per diem to sundry seamen discharged from the London hospitals in order to return to their respective ships and for their quarters until they could be admitted into the said hospitals 705 6 11
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
sundry disbursements for Sick and Wounded Seamen and her Majesty's subjects made Prisoners of War, viz.:
Charles Russell at Cadiz in subsisting English Seamen Prisoners to Portugal, 12 May 1702 to 31 Dec. 1705 457 4
Roger Slinger and Co. for the like at Bilboa 287 10 0
Capt. George Barber, master of the Dover transport, for Seamen Prisoners at Abbeville 116 10 0
Sir Edward Jeffries for subsistence and passage homeward of her Majesty's subjects landed at the Madeira Islands, Nov. 1706 to May 1707 50 5 8
William Frankland, late Consul at St. Sebastian, for clothes, subsistence, etc., for her Majesty's seamen there and at Bayonne, 3 March 1703/4 to 31 May 1704 375 13 9
John Bryant, Master of the Vigilance, for subsisting and transporting from the coast of Lapland to England 205 of her Majesty's subjects taken prisoners out of the Archangel fleet 123 0 0
Joseph Taylor and Robert Raworth for subsistence, etc., paid by William Poulden, Consul at the Canary, for her Majesty's subjects, Prisoners of War in the Islands there, and for shipping to bring them home 242 2 6
Sir Samuel Garrard for grocery wares, etc., for the Jefferys and Anthelope hospital ships in April 1706 429 3 9
Matthew Turner, linen draper, for sheets for hospital ships in March and April 1706 203 6 6
Thomas Ferrers, upholsterer, for goods delivered on board hospital ships in April 1706 and for mending others 637 9 0
John Ashmore for tin ware for hospital ships 30 18 9
Thomas Loveday for turner's wares for hospital ships 86 14 10
Mary Goodwin, widow of Paul Goodwin, for subsisting and transporting 14 of her Majesty's subjects from the Canaries (prisoners of the French) 8 8 0
The Master and Warden of the Apothecary's Company for Medicines, drugs, instruments, etc., for the Anthelope 297 11 2
total for disbursements 3,345l. 185.d.
salaries of the Commissioners (Philip Herbert, Dr. Richard Adams and Dr. Thomas Laurence, each for one year: James Chase and Dr. Peter Silvestre succeeding Chase; William Churchill and Dr. Henry Plumtree succeeding Churchill) and other Officers and clerks 2,446 8 11¼
Incident charges detailed 777 14 4
total for sick and wounded 12,252 11
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
payment for subsistence, cures, conduct, funeral charges and other contingent disbursements for the relief of Prisoners of War at the several ports and harbours, viz.:
Bideford 6 12 6
Cowes 13 9 6
Dover 711 11
Farnham 1,024 18 7
Guernsey 3,077 3
Harwich 105 11 2
Ireland 260 18 11¼
Jersey 50 0 0
London 88 4 4
Plymouth 3,231 10 6
Southampton 80 0 0
Charges of transporting Prisoners, detailed 3,281 17
incident disbursements, detailed 97 18 9
total, Prisoners of War 12,029 16
total payments and allowances £24,282 8 1
and so remains 31,609 18
whereof depending on Agents, named, for Sick and Wounded Seamen and Prisoners of War at the following places, for Moneys imprested to them:
Bristol 30 0 0
Dover 450 0 0
Dartmouth 20 0 0
Falmouth 100 0 0
Guernsey 150 0 0
Gosport 300 0 0
Hull 150 0 0
Ireland 248 0 0
Lisbon 2,515 12 0
London 803 15 0
Plymouth 1,100 0 0
Pembroke 100 0 0
Rochester 50 0 0
North Shields 140 0 0
West Indies 919 0
Yarmouth 7 10 0
imprests in preceding years still remaining in force:
for sick and wounded:
Deal 200 0 0
Dover 100 0 0
Falmouth 180 0 0
Gosport 400 0 0
Hull 32 0 0
Ireland 125 0 0
Lisbon 4,870 0 0
Plymouth 300 0 0
Rochester 100 0 0
Sheerness 45 0 0
Shields 25 0 0
West Indies 4,845 14 2
contingent charges 1,500 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
for prisoners of war:
Dover 1,080 0 0
Guernsey, 100 0 0
Gosport 300 0 0
Ireland 300 0 0
Jersey 980 0 0
London 660 0 0
Lisbon 1,500 0 0
Plymouth 100 0 0
Pembroke 200 0 0
Southampton 6,396 1 9
£31,422 13
And so this Accomptant is Indebted 187 4
Declared 21 February 1711–12.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY PRIZE SHIPS: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2535. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1818, Roll 473.
John Brewer, Receiver General of Moneys arising by Sale of Prize Ships.
24 June 1707 to 2 December 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the determination of the last Accompt 25,399 19
depending on several persons as at the foot of that Accompt for money imprested to them 2,311 0 6
total arrears 27,711 0
Receipts: moneys received upon the sale of prize ships and goods adjusted within the time of this Accompt:
goods out of the Europe condemned in the year to Midsummer 1705 69 6
cordage out of the St. Michael and La Vierge 113 4 10
goods out of the Nostra Seignora de bonhora condemned in the year to . Midsummer 1706 92 0 6
St. Mark of Nantz condemned in the same year and goods out of her 439 10 3
goods out of the St. Francis of Marseills condemned in the same year 80 12 11
Ameriquane condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707 and goods out of her 2,284 6 0
St. Anne condemned the same year 90 0 0
Ambuscade man of war, condemned the same year 1,005 0 0
goods out of the Coran and Trompeuse condemned the same year 844 7 5
Nostra Seignora de la Conception St. Joseph Animas condemned the same year and goods out of her 623 13 0
St. Paul of Rochel and lading condemned the same year 615 0 0
total 6,257l. 1s.d.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
ditto, remitted from the outports:
by Sir Lambert Blackwell, agent at Leghorn 911 7 2
by Christopher Crow, ditto 136 17 9
by — Cole, agent at the Isle of Wight 2 18
by Alexander Hamilton, agent at the West Indies 1,264 2 5
by Nathaniel Harrison, agent at Virginia 1,880 12
total from the outports 4,195l. 18s. 1d.
total for prizes 10,452 19
money for tonnage and gunnage of the enemy's men of war taken into service and for sale of enemy privateers taken by her Majesty's ships; the whole granted to the captors except for one tenth part of the value of privateers:
August, man of war, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1705; tonnage and gunnage 1,006 0 0
Desmaraist, privateer; appraised value 448 6 0
Entreprenant, privateer; ditto 420 0 0
Catherine privateer; condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707 65 10 0
Countess D'Eureux, privateer 172 0 0
Curieuse, privateer 29 5 0
Gay of Granville, privateer 15 15 0
Marlborough privateer 52 0 0
the Pilottman hoy, privateer 42 0 0
L'Sans Pereil, privateer 17 5 0
Volant (or Fly), privateer, of Brest 502 0 0
Wheel of Fortune, privateer 73 0 0
total 2,843 1 0
total charges and receipts £41,007 1
Discharge.
money repaid within the time of this Accompt for overpayments for sundry lots of prize goods bought before the exact quantities were known (detailed) 496 19 10
sundry incident charges in the condemning, preserving and sale of ships (detailed) 498 19 2
total 995 19 0
money paid in satisfaction of the shares of several captors remaining unpaid from previous years:
in the year to Midsummer 1703 3 15
ditto 1704 34 6 7
ditto 1705 190 1
ditto 1706 74 6
ditto 1707 296 13
for prizes and plunder at Vigo and Port St. Mary's 133 14 4
total 732 17
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
money paid to Officers and Seamen serving in her Majesty's ships at the taking of the undermentioned prizes for their respective shares of the moiety granted them by the Queen's Declaration of 1 June 1702:
Worcester for their shares of the Valincour privateer 22 3
ditto for their shares of the tonnage and gunnage of the Valeur man of war taken into service 342 19
ditto for their shares of the Catherine of Havredegrace privateer taken into service 407 16 11
Garland for their shares of Our Lady of Vigonia & Animas of Bilboa and her cargo, and of the privateer Jesus Maria Joseph 324 13
Northumberland for their shares of the Perfect and her cargo 448 18 11¾
Fowey for their shares of the Two Brothers of St. Jean de Luz and her cargo 113 11
Pembroke for their shares of the privateer Marquis de Chatteauneuf and gunnage money 397 7
Mary for their shares of gunnage money and of the privateer Bien Ven-u 185 14
Montague for their shares of gunnage money and of the privateer Catherine or Fortunate Catherine 247 11
Mary galley for their shares (less an advance paid at Leighorn) of the Happy Return 747 11 6
August for their shares of gunnage money and of the privateer Swallow of Granville 396 4 0
Chester for their shares of the Ceran of Caen and the Trompeuse 368 19
Crown for their shares of the James of Rosco and her cargo 163 19 9
Medway amd Chatham for their shares of tonnage and gunnage of the August man of war 906 19
Chatham for their shares of the privateer Envoy of Havredegrace 97 8 5
Lark for their shares of the James of Nantz and her cargo 47 0 0
Pool for their shares of the St. Paul of Rochell and cargo 268 11
Swallow for their shares of the St. Mark of Nantz and cargo 1,303 13
Valeure for their shares of gunnage money and of the privateer L'Audacious 61 2
Woolwich for their shares of the Jesus or Name of Jesus 1,103 4
Panther for their shares of the Peace of Dunkirk and cargo 1,838 10 3
Swallow prize for their shares of the Vanquisher and cargo 75 15 3
Capt. Daniel Poundwell, commander of the privateer Ramillies galley for gunnage of the French privateer, St. John Baptist of Roscoff, by him taken in fight 80 0 0
total 9,949 14 10
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
The tenth part of the nett proceeds of privateers, adjudged to the Lord High Admiral:
La Demeraist of St. Malo 40 15 7
Royall of St. Malo 43 14 8
Enterprenant 37 7 6
Catherine of Havredegrace 47 11 7
Catherine or Fortunate Catherine 16 15 2
total 186 4 6
Salaries of the Principal Commissioners, Sub-Commissioners and other Officers of the Prizes; rent of the Prize Office; necessaries and incidents; paid out of her Majesty's share of Prizes:
salaries; including Sub-Commissioners and agents at the outports and their staff; detailed 2,170 6 8
incident charges of the Prize Office, including rent 151 6 3
gratuities and rewards: to Capt. Henry Gore of the Bristoll for bringing from Jamaica some 3,000l. in silver and gold, her Majesty's moiety of the nett proceeds of certain prizes 37l. 10s.; to the owners, etc., of the Worcester towards satisfaction of damages sustained, 5,000l.; to Maj. Albert Bogard and other Officers of Ordnance on board the bomb vessels at Vigo 15l. 2s. 2d.; Auditor's fee to Arthur Maynwaring 22l.: in all 5,074 12 2
total paid out of her Majesty's share of Prizes 7,396 5 1
paid to the late agent at Falmouth to balance his accompt 78 3 6
paid to the Registrar of the High Court of Admiralty by way of imprest and to the Proctor there 50 0 0
total to balance an accompt, etc. 128 3 6
paid to the Sub-Commissioners and agents at Outports to defray incidents 544 9 5
paid to the succeeding Receiver General for Prizes 6,282 17 7
sum total of payments and allowances £26,216 11
and so remains 14,790 9 4
Whereof depending:
on Anthony Burnaby, Secretary to the Principal Commissioners for Prizes 113 10 0
on Thomas Parry, a cooper in the Prize Office 100 0 0
on Sir Thomas Littleton, bt., Treasurer of the Navy, for rewards to Capt. Taylour, Capt. Trevor, Lieut. Smith, Capt. Baker, Lieut. Fairly and in part of 2,000l. to Vice Admiral of the White Sir John Leake, all as shown in the previous accompt. 2,007 10 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
on Mark Proudfoot, late agent for prizes on board the Grand Fleet in the Mediterranean (margin cleared in part 30l. ) 50 0 0
on Daniel Burgesse, Solicitor for Prizes 40 0 0
on John Portman, an Accomptant to the Principal Commissioners (margin cleared) 50 0 0
and on John Turner, office keeper (margin cleared) 90 0 0
total depending 2,451 0 6
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 12,339 8 10
out of which the Accomptant is allowed the money paid into the Exchequer (out of the Captors' share of Prizes uncalled for) as by tally 1 October 8 Anne 6,000 0 0
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 6,339 8 10
(A Receipt by Henry Ballowe, a Deputy Chamberlain, for the said tally 15 March 1710–11 follows.)
Auditor's Memorandum.
That out of the said 6,339l. 8s. 10d. there remained due to Captors of ships 5,864l. 2s.d.
Declared 21 May 1711.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: PRIZE SHIPS: CASH ACCOUNT
(NO PIPE OFFICE ROLL.) AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1819, ROLL 476.
John Henley, Receiver General of Moneys arising by Sale of Prize Ships.
3 December 1707 to 24 June 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining None this being his first accompt for this service Nil.
depending upon sundry persons named at the foot of the final accompt of John Brewer, late Receiver General for Prizes 2,451 0 6
money paid over by the late Receiver General for Prizes 6,282 17
money received upon the sale of prize ships and goods (privateers excepted) within the time of this Accompt:
loss on resale of Lott 36 out of the Constant pink, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1702 2 15 0
goods out of the Prophet Daniel, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1703 217 6 3
a parcel of books out of the La Seine condemned in the year to Midsummer 1704 15 0 0
the 'neat proceed' of the ship St. John Baptist condemned in the year to Midsummer 1706 135 0 0
goods out of the Nra Seigra de Bonhora, ditto 42 16 7
Charge.
the ship Triumphant condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707 278 13 6
goods out of the Ameriquane ditto 384 6 0
goods out of the St. Anne ditto 40 0 0
the ship Adventure of Granville ditto and for goods out of her 593 1 0
lead-ore out of the Ambuscade man of war, condemned the same year 25 0 0
the ship Bien Amee ditto 165 0 0
goods out of the Hopes of Peace ditto 1,264 11 4
ordance out of the Acquillon, ditto 36 9 5
the ship St. Margaret of Nantz, condemned within the time of this Accompt 61 0 0
total for sales by the Principal Commissioners 3,260l. 19s. 1d.
money remitted from the outports and foreign parts:
New England (— Collman, agent) 333 6 8
Hull (William Cornwall, ditto) 7 15 5
Portsmouth (the Sub-Commissioners) 100 0 0
Milford (William Thomas, agent) 25 12 0
Leghorne (Christopher Crowe, ditto) 7,037 7 9
Gibraltar (—Hollway, ditto) 1,395 18
Genoa (Thomas Kirke, ditto) 945 13 9
Barcelona (Charles Powel, ditto) 831 5 0
Mediterranean (James Smith, ditto) 550 0 0
Lisbon (Ellis Terrill, ditto) 4,245 9 10
Newfoundland (Giles Wheeler ditto) 1,307 0 8
Jamaica (Joseph Gyde, agent) 1,230 0 0
Smyrna (William Sherrard, agent) 94 19 0
total remitted from the outports 18,104l. 8s.d.
total from sale of prize ships and goods 21,365 7
money received for the Bien Amee privateer of which the whole value, except for one tenth reserved for the Lord High Admiral, goes to the Captors 223 0 0
money received to clear imprests 50 0 0
total charge and receipts £30,372 5 11
Discharge.
money repaid within the time of this Accompt for overpayments for sundry lots of prize goods bought before the exact quantities were known (detailed) 115 11
sundry incident charges in the condemning, preserving and sale of ships 563 6 0
total repayments and incidents 678 17
money paid to the Officers and Seamen serving in her Majesty's ships, captors of Prizes, for their respective shares granted them by the Queen's Declaration of 1 June June 1702:
Falcon for their shares of the Nostra Seignora de Aqua & San Diego and her cargo 193 3 5
Mary and Triton for their shares of the Unity alias Michael and cargo 121 19
Discharge.
Pembroke and Rowbuck for their shares of the Concord prize and cargo 80 3
Kent, Worcester, Nonsuch and Swiftsure for their shares of the Ameriquane and cargo 5,629 8
Hampshire for their shares of the St. John Baptist 48 8
Shoreham for their shares of the Marlborough privateer, of gunnage money of the Bumanoire privateer and of gunnage money and proceeds of the St. Catharine privateer 168 12
Worcester prize for their shares of the Volant or Fly privateer of Breast and of the Mary privateer of St. Malo; also to the ship's company of the Penzance for their shares of the Volant or Fly and of gunnage money 585 4
Hampton Court for their shares of prize goods out of the N'ra Seignora de Bonhora 419 5 11
Tartar for their shares of the St. Francis and her cargo, of the St. Peter, (a satee) and her cargo, of the St. Peter (a barque) and of the Bon Union privateer 152 15 11
Lyme for their shares of the proceeds of the St. Mary de Roscoe privateer and of the Fleur de Mere and her cargo 147 8
Dunwich for their shares of the Wheel of Fortune privateer 52 0
Assurance for their shares of the St. Francis of Marseills and her cargo and of the Providence of St. Malo privateer 412 16
Dover for their shares of the Ambuscade man of war and gunnage money and of the proceeds and gunnage money of the Countess de St. Evereux privateer 747 7
Folkstone for their shares of the N'ra Seignora de la Conception St. Joseph Les Animas and her cargo 233 11
Guernsey Sloop privateer for gunnage money of the Mary de Concarneau privateer 10 0 0
total to captors of ships 9,002 6 10
the tenth part of the net proceeds of privateers adjudged to the Lord High Admiral, viz.:
The Swallow of Granville, Marlborough, Wheele of Fortune, Countess de Evreux, Fly or Volant, St. Catherine, Mary of St. Malo, L'Adelade, Curiouse and Robert of Morlaix 154 1 2
Salaries of the Principal Commissioners, Sub-Commissioners and other Officers of the Prizes; rent of the Prize Office; necessaries and incidents; paid out of her Majesty's share of Prize:
salaries: London and outports 4,385 0 0
rent, necessaries and incidents 899 4 5
Discharge.
gratuities and rewards: compensation to the ship's company of the Worcester seized and condemned in Scotland, 2,906l. 5s. 0d.; reward to Capt. Richard Long, pilot on the Montague at the taking of the Aquilon prize, 60l.; gratuity to Lt. Robert Dove of the Prince's Regiment of Marines under Viscount Shannon in consideration of the loss of his right eye at the siege of Gilbraltar 85l. 3s. 4d.; Auditor's fee to Arthur Maynwaring 28l. 3,079 8 4
8,363 12 9
money paid to the Sub-Commissioners and Agents at the Outports for Incident charges there, detailed 737 0 3
total payments and allowances £18,935 18
and so remains 11,436 7
Whereof depending:
on Anthony Burnaby, Secretary to the Principal Commissioners 113 10 0
on Thomas Parry, a cooper in the Prize Office, by way of imprest 100 0 0
on Sir Thomas Littleton bt., Treasurer of the Navy, for rewards to Capt. Taylor, to Capt. Trevor, to Lieut. Smith, to Capt. Baker to Lieut. Fairly and in part of 2,000l. to Vice Admiral of the White Sir John Leake [as specified in previous accompts] 2,007 10 6
on Mark Proudfoot, late Agent for Prizes in the Mediterranean 20 0 0
on Daniel Burgess, Solicitor for Prizes 40 0 0
2,281 0 6
And so the said Accomptant is Indebted 9,155 7
Declared 11 February 1711–12.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: PRIZE SHIPS: FINAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2536. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1818, ROLL 474.
The final Account of John Brewer deceased, late Receiver General of Moneys arising by Sale of Prize Ships.
To 2 December 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accountant's hands on the determination of the last Account 6,339 8 10
[See previous Account where a receipt is given for 6,000l. paid into the Exchequer as by tally.]
depending on several persons as at the foot of that Account for money imprested to them 2,451 0 6
total arrears 8,790 9 4
Charge.
money charged by this Accountant by order of the late Principal Commissioners out of the share of the Prizes the Lady de La Guardia and Jesus of Nazareth from Capt. Cavendish of the Tyger forfeited by committing 'Imbezlements' 172 6 6
total charge £8,962 15 10
Discharge
money paid to the Officers and Seamen of her Majesty's ships for their shares of several Prizes 696 17
ditto to Greenwich Hospital out of unclaimed shares 1,959 5 0
ditto for Gun Money in part of 4,000l. allowed by Act of Parliament out of Captors' money unclaimed 3,400 0 0
money allowed for fees paid in passing his accounts and for other disbursements (detailed) 830 13
money remaining due upon sundry persons named: £ s. d.
on Anthony Burnaby, Secretary to the Principal Commissioners 113 10 0
on Thomas Parry, a cooper in the Prize Office 100 0 0
on Sir Thomas Littleton, bt., Treasurer of the Navy for rewards (as specified in previous Accounts; see page cclxxxvii, supra) 2,007 10 6
on Mark Proudfoot, late Agent for Prizes in the Mediterranean 50 0 0
on Daniel Burgess, Solicitor for Prizes 40 0 0
on John Portman, an Accountant to the Principal Commissioners 50 0 0
on John Turner, office keeper 90 0 0
total 2,451 0 6
the above have been accounted for by or transferred to the accounts of Thomas Baker and William Gosselin, late Receivers of the Arrears of Prizes.
Sum total of payments £9,337 16
and so the Accountant is in Surplusage 375 0
Declared 18 June 1755.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: PRIZE SHIPS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2545. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1818, ROLL 475.
Anthony Duncombe (deceased), John Evelyn, Thomas Baker, Nicholas Pollexfen and Fleetwood Dormer, and of the said John Evelyn Thomas Baker, Sir Thomas Skipwith Bt., Matthew Barton and Charles Killegrew, late Commissioners for Prizes.
24 June 1707 to 24 June 1708.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: depending as shown at the foot of the last General Accompt 37,926 14
money due for Prize ships and their cargoes, etc. (privateers excepted) sold within the time of this Accompt; one half part of which is granted to the Captors by the Queen's Declaration of 1 June 1702.
for prizes the accompts whereof have been adjusted within the time of this Accompt, viz.:
Charge. £ s. d.
for a prize condemned in the year to Midsummer 1704—Prophet Daniel (restored): ditto to Midsummer 1705— Vierge or Windsor's Prize: for prizes condemned in the year to Midsummer 1706—N'ra Signora de Bon Horo; St. Francis of Marseilles: ditto to Midsummer 1707—St. Mark of Nantz; Ameriquane; St. Paul of Rochell; St. John Baptist; Trompeuse and Caeran of Caen; Ambuscade man of war; St. Anne, N'ra Signora de la Conception St. Joseph and Les Animas: ditto to Midsummer 1708—Adventure of Granville; Bien Amie of Rochell; Hopes of Peace; Margaret of Nantz 9,697 14 10
for Prizes the accompts whereof are not yet adjusted, viz.:
Aquillon condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707; St. Michael taken by the Canterbury 144 18 11
total for proceeds of prizes disposed of by the Principal Commissioners 9,842l. 13s. 9d.
for proceeds of prizes, etc., disposed of in the outports or abroad within the time of this Accompt, viz.:
Plymouth—N'ra Signora de Bon Horo (goods; adjusted); St. Sebastian of North Bergen, Julian or Judith Ann, Friendship of London, Sarah of London (incident charges of ships restored to the Proprietors, unadjusted); Hope of Stockholm (empty casks, unadjusted); Bristoll — St. Margaret of Nantz (cargo, adjusted); Kinsale—Bien Amie (cargo; adjusted); Lisbon—St. Peter and goods condemned in the year to Midsummer 1706 (adjusted); Queen of Heaven, goods, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707, (adjusted), Lady of Misericordia, (lading, ditto, ditto), Mercury man of war (goods, ditto, ditto), Nra Signora de Aqua and St. Diego (ditto, ditto), Fidelia (received of Capt. Haddock for the Queen's share, unadjusted) St. Michael (received of Capt. Hughes, ditto, ditto); Gibraltar—unknown, laden with fish, taken by the Winchester and condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707; ditto, laden with lime, tiles and salt, taken by the Drake and condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708; a ketch laden with salt, brooms, oil and olives, taken by the York, condemned the same year; Upton galley, a French man of war, condemned the same year (the above all adjusted); a brigantine taken by the Drake (produce, unadjusted), Barqua Longo (fn. 1) taken by the Hampshire (ditto, ditto), satia taken by the Bedford (ditto ditto); Leghorn (Sir Lambert Blackwell, agent)—Happy Return, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1705, (adjusted); St. Joseph, ditto, ditto; a tartan taken by the Tartar (unadjusted); Leghorn (Christopher Crow, agent)—St. Simon condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707, St. Antonio de Padua, Notre Dame de Guardia and a tartan or satia with wheat taken by the Milford and Enterprize and condemned the same year, ransom of the Virgin de Grace taken by the Lime (the above all adjusted); the following unadjusted, disposed of by the Captors who only paid the sums detailed for the Queen's Moiety — Genoa — Maintenon, St. Thomas or St. Thomaso, St. Anne and Souls of Purgatory, St. Peter and Mary, N're Sig'ra or our Lady del Carmine, Glorious St. James and Providence, St. Lewis and St. Joseppa Barqua, Sancta Croix, Betty, St. Joseph, two French pinks taken by the Winchester and Sorlings, a tenth part of the Sphere privateer condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708 paid to the Agent by the Captors who disposed of the Prize and kept nine tenths; Barcelona—St. John alias St. John Baptist condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708, Vaucresson or Virgin de Grace, ditto, St. Domingo, ditto, Angell Gabriel, ditto, a French pink taken by the Centurion, ditto, Esperance, ditto, (the above all adjusted); St. Ann tartan (unadjusted); Capt. Price of the Somersett—a launce belonging to the Vaucresson or Virgin de Grace, La Gazette or St. Joseph and La Gazette condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708, (both adjusted); Smirna— Arminia of Purgatory, Providance, St. Joseph (all unadjusted); Newfoundland—Hopes of Peace, Little St. John of Rochell, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708, St. William of Nantz taken by the Nonsuch and condemned in the same year, St. William of Nantz and goods taken by the Kinsale and condemned the same year (all adjusted); New England— Siren or Mermaid taken by the Centurion, St. John Baptist taken by the Advice, the Jollie sloop (all adjusted); the late agent in the Grand Fleet under Sir Cloudesly Shovell—Diamond privateer, (including some broken brass guns, Sir Cloudesly Shovel having a grant of the Queen's share of which he took the value in whole brass guns), broken ordnance saved out of the Pascavaglia brigantine (lost at sea), the Queen's share of which Prize is granted to Sir Cloudesly Shovell, Sancta Croix satia, Sancta Maria tartan, Le Jean Baptist taken by the Chichester and Rupert, Le Jean Baptist taken by the Eagle and Newcastle, the St. Anne, a tartan, money deducted for charges of condemnation (the whole adjusted) 39,044 2 10¾
total for proceeds of prizes 48,886 16
sale of privateers, the produce whereof less one tenth was granted to captors by the Queen's Declaration of 1 June 1702:
condemned in the year to Midsummer 1705—Desmarist privateer, Enterprenant, a man of war condemned in the year to Midsummer 1706—tonnage and gunnage of the August; condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707 —Marlborough privateer, Pilotman hoy, privateer, Sanspareil, privateer, Wheel of Fortune, privateer, Countess d'Evreux, privateer, Curious privateer, Volant or Fly, privateer, Gay of Grandville, privateer; condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708—St. Catharine privateer, Bien Amie privateer 3,066 1 0
and at the Outports:
Milford—Heureux or Happy privateer condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708; Bideford—Mary of St. Malo privateer condemned in the year to Midsummer 1707; Dover—Marquis de Bernier privateer condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708; Harwich —Revenge of Dunkirk privateer ditto, St. Joseph privateer, ditto; Whitby —Esperance of Calais privateer ditto; Hull—Wheel of Fortune (old iron only); Lisbon—Robert of Morlaix privateer, condemned in the year to Midsummer 1706; Newfoundland— Duke of Orleans, privateer condemned in the year to Midsummer 1708, Palme ditto 1,863 8 1
total, sale of privateers 4,929 9 1
produce of the Triumphant sold by Capt. George Cammock after the provisions were delivered out of her at St. Christopher's for the use of the distressed inhabitants there 278 13 6
money imprested to Sub-Commissioners, etc. (detailed) for incident charges 1,359 13 2
money received by the Agent at Lisbon on a Bill of Exchange remitted from Barcelona 1,015 12 6
money received to clear imprests 50 0 0
money received by John Henley of the late Receiver General for Prizes 6,282 17
money overpaid within the time of this Accompt, detailed 146 9
money remitted on accompt of Prizes for which no accompt is yet rendered 2,494 2 5
total charge and receipts £103,370 9 3
Discharge. £ s. d.
money overpaid in the year to Midsummer 1707, detailed 231 12 8
money remitted in the years 1706 and 1707 by the agent at Genoa 4,210 16 9
money paid by John Brewer and John Henley, late Receivers General for Prizes 51,152 10
money paid by the Sub-Commissioners and Agents at the Ports (detailed) 1,256 9 5
allowance for a fraudulent package of goods out of the Ameriquane Prize 200 0 0
Captors' moiety out of La Gazette and allowance for a deduction out of their moiety of the Vaucresson 249 19 6
money paid out of her Majesty's moiety of prizes for incident charges at Outports (detailed) 86 7 10
value of a Bill of Exchange remitted by the Agent at Barcelona 1,015 12 6
total payments and allowances £58,403 8
and so remains 44,967 0
whereof depending
£ s. d.
on sundry persons for money imprested to them as shown in the Accompt of John Henley, Receiver General for Prizes 2,281 0 6
on sundry Sub-Commissioners and Agents 25,954 14 11¾
on several purchasers of Prize goods for money remaining due from them 739 0 7
on John Brewer, late Receiver General for Prizes 6,339 8 10
on John Henley, his successor (two entries, of which one is marked as cleared in the cash accompt for 1709) 9,216 11
on Thomas Baker and William Goscelin, Commissioners for Arrears of Prizes, detailed 436 4 7
44,967 0
and so these Accomptants are Quit.
Declared 5 March 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: NAVY: ADMIRALTY DROITS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2579. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1829, ROLL 538.
John Dod, Commissioner and Receiver General of the Rights and Perquisites of the Lord High Admiral.
27 June 1707 to 27 June 1709.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the end of the last Accompt, nil he being in surplusage 684l. 10s.d.
Receipts: the Tenths of the appraised value of several Prizes taken by privateers 3,162 6 0
the Tenths of Prizes taken by men of war and other Rights of the Admiralty received from the Commissioners of Prizes 340 5 8
the Produce or Sale of Prizes condemned as perquisites of the Lord High Admiral 4,879 5 11¾
received of Richard Crawley, Receiver of the salvage money and other droits of Admiralty in part of 3,650l. depending on the Accomptant at the foot of Mr. Crawley's accompt ending 8 Nov. 1709 1,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £9,381 17
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Surplusage at the end of the last accompt 684 10
Salaries, allowances, rewards to captors, Admiralty fees and other incidents, viz.:
salaries and allowances, detailed 2,830 0 0
rewards for Capt. Covill Mayne and his ship's company for taking the Nostra Seigniora de Rosario and to Col. Roger Elliot, governor of Gibraltar for the like service 433 6 10¼
ditto for Capt. Clenhall and his ship's company, commander of the Prince pacquet boat, being a moiety of the ransom money of the St. Anthony; also for Captain Clies for his defence of the Expedition pacquet boat and in compensation for his wound 363 4 10
ditto for Giles Lake and others for seizing the ship Jolly 100 0 0
fees to officers of the Admiralty Court and Court of Appeals, detailed 1,571 6 0
incident charges in appraising and condemning goods, etc., detailed 2,676 16 11¾
7,974 14 8
The Auditor's fee 40 0 0
total payments and allowances £8,699 5
and so remains 682 12 3
whereof depending on John Warter, Solicitor for the Rights and Perquisites of Admiralty, on imprest 600 0 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 82 12 3
Declared 2 November 1714.
For the Solicitor's Account for June 1706 to June 1708 see under the previous year's Accounts (p. ccxc).

Footnotes

1 Pipe Accompt has barqua Longon.