Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Ordnance', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. CCLXXX-CCLXXXIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90766 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Ordnance

ORDNANCE.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1862, ROLL 119.
Account of the Honble. Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance:
from 30 June 1708 to 30 June 1709.
Charge.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: in his hands 75,316 18
depending on sundry persons particularly named at the foot of the preceding account 334,394 5
409,711 13 11
Money received out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 7 Anne 48,236 19
Michaelmas term 7–8 Anne 165,656 9
Easter term 8 Anne 52,985 16 10¼
Easter term 8 Anne 57,514 3
324,393 9
Money received from the Paymaster of the Army and the Treasurer of the Navy: for stores sold (items detailed) 51,826 16
total charge £785,931 10
Discharge.
wages and entertainments of the principal Officers and others upon the Quarter Books of the Office, detailed 4,500 0 0
clerks daily attendant 960 0 0
storekeepers, armourers and furbishers 1,048 0 0
Engineers 450 0 0
gunners 1,333 1 3
bombardiers 492 15 0
petardiers 127 15 0
fireworker 590 0 0
Yeoman of the Tents and Tools 20 0 0
waggon master 100 0 0
Proof masters 40 0 0
Purveyor 40 0 0
Messenger 60 0 0
Clerk of the Cheque 60 0 0
60 labourers 1,547 0 0
11,363 11 3
wages of additional Engineers, Gentlemen of the Ordnance, bombardiers and gunners 2,143 15 0
emptions and provisions, detailed 77,107 8
transport for stores for the Expedition under the Earl of Rivers and to Spain and Portugal and to and from the Navy and Garrisons, including the price of the ship St. Quintin as a storeship for Port Mahon 27,860 1 8
Repairs at several of her Majesty's Castles and forts, viz.:
Tower of London and St. James's Park 1,645 9 8
Woolwich 153 8 11¼
Greenwich 16 0 0
Tilbury Fort, Gravesend Blockhouse &c. 2,913 5
Sheerness, Upnor Castle, Cockham Wood and Gillingham Fort 3,222 7
Portsmouth 7,221 7
Plymouth 252 1 2
Hull 322 7
Berwick on Tweed 30 14 11½
Jersey 204 15 4
Reigate stone for the stores 2 5 0
15,984 2 0
disbursements of several natures (travelling charges, contingencies &c.) 21,275 13
interest paid to the Bank of England on 33,500l. at 5 per cent. from 1 Sept. 1708 to 12 Jan. following, being borrowed by order of the Board of Ordnance grounded on a Treasury order dated 1708 Aug. 30 611 19 8
salaries and allowances payable by debenture, all detailed: to the Office of Ordnance, storekeepers, barrack-keepers, mine furbishers, firemasters, water engine in the Tower, pensions; Col. Theodore Collier, Commander in Chief of the King of Portugal's Train of Artillery; Col. Peter Carle, late Engineer on the Portugal Establishment, till put on the English Establishment; Capt. Richard King, Capt. Cha. Blount, Tho. Lascelles and John O'Brien, practitioner Engineers attending the Duke of Marlborough in Flanders; Capt. Theodore Drury, Engineer for directing the fortifications in North Britain; Francis Hawkins, Engineer and storekeeper at Jamaica; John Griffes, Master Gunner at Barbados; George Vane, Engineer at Newfoundland, and gunners there, detailed; bombardiers on bomb vessels, detailed 8,589 10
house rent &c. 1,178 0 0
ordinary allowances, Exchequer fees &c. 3 6 8
total payments and allowances £169,618 18 10¾
Remains 616,312l. 11s.d.
whereof:
Depending upon a long list of imprest sub-accomptants, detailed:
Imprests by Sir George Wharton as Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance. £ 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 400 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
Imprests by Charles Bertie as Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
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
[ditto by Harry Mordaunt as Treasurer and Paymaster.]
30 June 1700 to 30 June 1701 260 16 0
30 June 1701 to 30 June 1702 7,356 15
30 June 1702 to 30 June 1703 9,699 3 8
[ditto by C. Bertie as Treasurer and Paymaster.
30 June 1703 to 30 June 1704 5,837 7
30 June 1704 to 30 June 1705 9,842 7
[ditto by Harry Mordaunt as Treasurer and Paymaster.]
30 June 1705 to 30 June 1706 54,965 5
30 June 1706 to 30 June 1707 6,200 11
30 June 1707 to 30 June 1708 106,496 6
total Imprests £414,409 6 8
so this accomptant at the end and determination of this present accompt remains indebted £201,903 4
Declared 23 March 1713–14.