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'Declared Accounts: Civil List', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. CCXCI-CCCI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90768 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
Cofferer of the Household.
PIPE ACCOUNT, ROLL 1871.
Account of Francis, Visct. Ryalton, Cofferer and Keeper of the Great Wardrobe of the King's House. 1 Oct. 1708 to 30 Sept. 1709.
1 Oct. 1708 to 30 Sept. 1709.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: nil (he being in surplusage 57,617l. 9s.d.).
Money received at the Exchequer 96,880 4 3
Recept' forinsec' from Edward Kilmar' per credit' fact' pro Expedicon' Reginæ Portugalliæ anno 1708–9 prout in prædictis duobus libris Cofferar' et Contrarotular' contract' 9 8 6
total charge £96,889 13 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Superplusagium 57,617 9
Expens' Hospitii pro dyet' et Stabul' 69,790 8
vadea 3,542 17 10½
scriptura comput' 20 15 0
feod' Auditor' 30 0 0
Divers creditors:
expenses of the victual &c. and other extraordinaries of the Queen at Kensington and St. James's in Oct. 1708 287 2
at Windsor and Newmarket 608 3
at Kensington and Westminster for funeral of Prince George of Denmark, Oct. and Nov. 1708 208 16
at St. James's in Dec. 1708 223 8 2
Stables at Windsor, Oct.-Dec. 1708 126 1 7
at St. James's, Jan. 1708–9 143 5
at St. James's, Feb. 1708–9 150 7
at St. James's, March 1708–9 251 6
at Whitehall, 12 July, Aug. and Sept. and Oct. to 2 Feb. 1708, for the voyage of the Queen of Portugal and her family from Holland to Lisbon, viz. at the Hague, Amsterdam, Portsmouth 10,195 13 11¼
Stables at Kensington, Jan.-March 1708–9 43 2 2
at St. James's, April 1709 137 19
two relatives of the Czar of Muscovy at St. James's Square, 8 Jan. 1708 to 15 April 1709 1,730 19 11¼
Maundy at Whitehall, April 1709 90 12
Queen at Kensington and St. James's, May 1709 143 10
Queen at St. James's, Kensington and Windsor in June 1709 490 6
Stables at Kensington, March-June 1709 57 17 9
Household at Windsor and St. James's in July 1709 675 17 10¾
Household at Windsor in August 1709 696 13
Household at Windsor in Sept. 1709 888 7 3
Stables, June-Sept. 1709 507 8 7
18,175 13 3
total allowances and payments £149,177 4
Surplusage, 52,287l. 11s.d.
Declared 19 June 1711.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
Treasurer of the Chamber.
Visct. Fitzhardinge.
29 Sept. 1708 to 29 Sept. 1709.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 408, ROLL 145.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: nil, he being in surplusage 15,386l. 13s.d.
Receipts: money out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas 7 Anne 16,816 13
Easter 7–8 Anne 9,217 0
Easter 7–8 Anne 11,551 17
£37,585 11
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Surplusage due to him upon his last accompts ended 29 Sept. 1708 15,386 13
Wages and other annual allowances and payments to the several officers of the Household and others as by the Establishment of 23 Dec. 1702:
her Majesty's alms 919 0 0
Serjeant Trumpeter (John Shore) 100 0 0
musicians:
John Eccles, Master of her Majesty's Music 100 0 0
24 musicians [not named] and her instrument maker 1,000 0 0
clock and watchmaker, Thomas Herbert 300 0 0
officers of the Jewel House (John Charlton, Master; Robert Sedgwick, clerk; Edward Pauncefort, Yeoman; Edward Yardley, Groom) 275 10 0
mole taker (Jonathan Hunt) 8 1 8
rat killer (Walter Martin 48 3 4
coffer bearers (Michael Woolrich, William Lovegrove) 54 15 0
ten Grooms of the Great Chamber (unnamed) 400 0 0
39 Messengers in Ordinary, unnamed, and Henry Allen, a ditto, to 24 May, and John Carter after that date 1,787 8 8
Clerks of the Cheque to ditto (Thomas Atterbury and William Sharp) 199 10 0
William Saunderson, Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter Assistant 66 13 4
Thomas Archer, Groom Porter 550 0 0
William Vanbrugh, Comptroller of the Treasurer of the Chamber's Office 150 0 0
Piercy Kirk, Housekeeper of Whitehall Palace 650 0 0
Daniel Child, Keeper of the Standing Wardrobe there 200 0 0
Jonathan Chase, ditto at St. James's, and George Davenant, succeeding him from 8 June 110 0 0
Thomas Hall, ditto at Windsor 160 0 0
Joseph English, underhousekeeper at Hampton Court 320 0 0
Theodore Randue, Housekeeper of Windsor Castle 320 0 0
Richard Marriot, Keeper of the Privy Lodgings at Hampton Court 200 0 0
Robert White, Housekeeper at the Palace of Richmond, to 29 Aug. 1708 12 17 6
George Davenant, Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe at Whitehall 230 0 0
Jonathan Chase, eldest Groom of said Wardrobe, and Charles Eyre, succeeding him, from 8 June 130 0 0
Thomas Taylor, youngest Groom of ditto 130 0 0
Kendall Heron, first Page of ditto 100 0 0
Josias Sewell, second ditto 100 0 0
executors of Roger Hallet, third ditto, and Charles Lucas, succeeding him, from 28 May 95 16 5
Dr. Edward Hanns, First and Principal Physician to the Queen's person; Dr. Thomas Lawrence, Second Physician in Ordinary, and from 1708 Xmas First and Principal Physician in the room of Dr. Hanns, dismissed; Dr. Martin Lister as Third Physician in Ordinary, and then as Second Physician loco Lawrence; Sir David Hamilton as Fourth and then as Third Physician; Dr. John Arbuthnot as Fourth Physician loco Hamilton 1,150 0 0
James Chase, Apothecary to the person 160 0 0
Daniell Malthus, ditto 320 5 0
William Jones, Apothecary to the Household 106 13 4
Charles Bernard, Serjeant Surgeon 396 13 4
William Gardiner, Surgeon to the Household 280 0 0
Sir John Stanley, Secretary to the Household 60 0 0
Dr. Turner and Fra. Hughes, for the Gentlemen of the Chapel and the rest of the Chapel for their three deer 20 0 0
Elizabeth Battersby, for the rent of the passage out of the Privy Garden into Charnel Row 3 10 0
Elizabeth Jux, Strewer of Herbs 24 10 0
Thomas Rymer, Historiographer Royal 200 0 0
Naham Tate, Poet Laureate 100 0 0
Phillip Harris, Locksmith 18 5 0
John Howard, Joiner of the Privy Chamber 19 11 8
Court Drummers (John Clothier, one year; executors of William Gardiner to 23 Nov.) 33 12
three Game Keepers of Berks and Bucks, and three ditto of Richmond and Hampton Court 240 0 0
Thomas Hutton, Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Somerset House 150 0 0
Thomas Brand, for flourishing and embellishing letters to the Eastern Princes 60 0 0
the Guard of the Body and eight Yeomen Ushers and six Yeomen Hangers and two Yeomen Bedgoers 6,696 5 0
John Warner and 48 Watermen 268 15 0
Treasurer of the Chamber 467 8 0
Allowances on sign manual warrants:
Peter Walton, Repairer of Pictures 200 0 0
William Vanhulls, Clerk of the Robes and Wardrobes 160 0 0
Henry Lowman, Housekeeper and Wardrobe Keeper at Kensington 100 0 0
Edward Browne, underhousekeeper at St. James's 60 0 0
Walter Chetwind, Master of the Buckhounds 275 0 0
total salaries and allowances 20,387 14
Allowances on Council warrants:
John Gauntlett, underkeeper of the Council Records 90 0 0
John Cocks and Richard Colinge, Keepers of the Council Chamber 288 14 8
378 14 8
Allowances on warrants by the Secretaries of State
William Churchill and Edward Castle, stationers 877 19 7
Messengers of the Chamber, detailed, for their bills (including George Collins, attending the Duke of Marlborough during the campaign in Flanders) 3,721 15 3
4,599 14 10
Allowances on warrants by the Lord Chamberlain:
Travelling charges to persons attending the Queen in her Journeys and Removes:
Gentlemen et al. of the Chapel 419 11 0
Sir Edward Lawrence, a Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber; Col. Sandys and John Anderson, Ushers of ditto 25 15 0
William Whitmore, Groom of ditto; William Oldes, Gentleman Usher Daily Waiter; Fran Aston, a ditto; Jeremy Chaplaine, a ditto 40 16 0
Gentlemen Usher Quarter Waiters, viz. Charles Dalton, Charles Bressy, Thomas Hutton 12 6 0
Adam Lisney and the rest of the Grooms of the Great Chamber 35 12 6
Arnold Walwyn and the rest of the Pages of the Presence in Ordinary 7 7 6
George Davenant, Exon. of the Yeoman of the Guard and Yeoman of the Removing Wardrobe, and John Biggs and John Capell, two Exons more 29 17 6
John Eccles, Master of the Musick in Ordinary; John Bannister, Richard Bradley and 19 other musicians 48 18 0
Daniel Malthus, Apothecary in Ordinary (at Windsor between 25 June and 30 Sept. 1708) 18 7 6
Charles Bernard and William Gardiner, Surgeons in Ordinary 36 15 0
Yeomen of the Jewel Office 30 12 6
Elizabeth Atkinson, Mistress Laundress, and Mary Foiston, necessary woman 54 2 6
Charles Lucas, Chapel Closet Keeper 46 4 0
Thomas Charnock, Edmond Williamson, Mathew Hutton and Thomas de Cratz, Serjeants at Arms 98 0 0
Edward Browne, John Foster, Gilbert Abrahall and the rest of the Pages of the Backstairs 99 0 0
Pages of the Removing Wardrobe (Josiah Sewell, for attending the Queen of Portugal at Portsmouth and furnishing the man of war for her transportation; and Roger Hallett) 49 17 6
Elizabeth Abrahall, mistress starcher in ordinary 286 15 0
Alice Haberley, necessary woman 71 13 9
Peter Laroche, Deputy Knight Harbinger 346 10 0
several Gentlemen of the Band of Pensioners 1,709 0 0
3,467 1 3
Extraordinary payments on the Lord Chamberlain's warrants:
Andrew Trebeck, reading prayers at St. James's Chapel 15 0 0
John Inglis, Marshal of the Ceremonies 44 13 4
Sir David Mitchel, Gentleman Usher Black Rod 48 0 0
Mr. Incledon, looking after her Majesty's Palace of Westminster 135 0 0
Walter Martin, ratkiller 57 18 0
John Warner, Master of the Barges 54 0 0
John Lenton, Groom of the Vestry 10 0 0
John Holbeck, Clerk of the Treasury of her Majesty's Chamber 12 0 0
Timothy Goodwin, stationer 24 13 4
John Turner, lodging the Footmen to the Maids of Honour 10 10 0
Thomas St. Hill, for New River water 37 16 0
Capt. Trevanion, for lodging the Chaplain in Waiting 25 4 0
John Walsh, instrument maker, and for a new tenor violin delivered on her Majesty's birthday 20 6 0
Thomas Petitot, painter in enamel, for painting two pictures of her Majesty, by warrant of 7 Oct. 1709 32 5 0
executors of Dr. John Blow, for funeral charges of Garvis Dean, a child of the Chapel 14 3 0
Jeremy Hancock, brazier 91 10 0
Josiah Sewell, Page of the Removing Wardrobe, going to Portsmouth with furniture to furnish the Royal Anne for the transport of the Queen of Portugal 106 14 6
Charles Boite, painter in enamel, for three pictures of her Majesty in enamel, presented to the Marquis Das Minas, Senior Cornaro, and Mrs. Coke 61 5 6
Philip Harris, locksmith, for work in the royal palaces 3,180 8 3
Mr. Redbourne, for rent of a house in St. James's Square for the Muscovite Princes and their retinue 98 15 0
Benjamin Bedford, for furnishing said house 180 6 3
Owen Swiney, for a Box taken at the Theatre in the Haymarket for the said Princes 89 12 9
James White, for the use of his Box at the Theatre in Drury Lane for the said Princes 29 9 6
Daniel Malthus, Apothecary in Ordinary, for medicines 108 12 6
Mr. Davis, Apothecary, ditto 7 9 10
Dr. Shadwell, Dr. Sloan, Sir Richard Blackmore and Dr. Garth, four physicians that attended the late Prince [of Denmark] 430 0 0
Thomas Archer, Groom Porter, for a large brass branch provided for the House of Commons at the desire of the Speaker, 29 Jan. 1707–8 35 0 0
John Holbech, for the lodgings at Newmarket 232 5 6
5,307 1 1
arrears due in the late King William's time to James Chase, late Apothecary to him 138 19 6
extraordinary allowances for auditing and declaring this account 83 6 8
total payments and allowances £49,749 5
Surplusage 12,163l. 14s.d.
Declared 16 July 1712.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
Robes.
Master and Gentleman of the Robes.
PIPE 2844.
25 March 1708 to 25 March 1711.
The Joint Account of Charles Hodges, gent., and Mrs. Rachell Thomas, successively.
Declared 11 Feb. 1711 and 7 Nov. 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears nil (surplusage 4,036l. 0s. 4d.).
Received at the Exchequer:
Easter term 6 Anne, privy seal 13 March 1701 and warrant of 28 April 7 Anne 7,000 0 0
Easter 8 Anne 3,000 0 0
Easter 9 Anne, warrant of 30 May 9 Anne 3,000 0 0
Michaelmas 9 Anne, same warrant 3,000 0 0
16,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £16,000 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Surplusage 4,036 0 4
Paid to tradesmen and others for wares delivered and work done for the ordinary service of her Majesty's Robes by directions from the Duchess of Marlborough, Mistress of the Robes:
in the year ended 1709 Lady day 1,698 16 3
in the year ended 1710 Lady day 1,166 9 4
in the year ended 1711 Lady day 3,950 5 10
total charges of the Robes 6,815 11 5
mourning money allowed to the Maids of Honour and servants of the Robes, detailed, for Prince George of Denmark (no details) 740 0 0
salaries by her Majesty's Establishment:
Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, Mistress of the Robes, for two years and ten months to 25 Jan. 1710–11 at 600l. per an. 1,700 0 0
Mrs. Rachell Thomas, in the place of Yeoman of the Robes, at 200l. per an. 566 13 4
Charles Hodges, Groom of the Robes, at 120l. per an. 340 0 0
George Curtis and William Forster, waiters on her Majesty's Robes, at 50l. per an. each 300 0 0
David Foulkes, messenger to her Majesty's Robes, at 20l. per an 56 13 4
2,963 6 8
incident charges and disbursements, detailed 2,226 13 4
charges of receiving money and passing the accompt 118 8 6
Auditor's fee 105 0 0
total payments and allowances £17,005 0 3
and so the said accomptant will be in surplusage £1,005 0 3
Declared 7 Nov. 1714.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
Master of the Horse.
For this account see the Declared Accounts in the Introduction to the year 1706.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
WORKS.
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works.
Account for the year 31 Dec. 1708 to 31 Dec. 1709.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 2447, ROLL 143.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remains 8,784 15
Money received out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne 46 19 4
Michaelmas term 8–9 Anne 1,056 9
Easter term 9 Anne 38,832 13 9
Michaelmas term 9–10 Anne 110 16 11¼
Michaelmas term 9–10 Anne 692 6
40,739 6
interest on Exchequer Bills 93 3 5
total charge £49,617 4 10¼
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Sundry works and repairs, wages and task work at:
the Tower of London (work done on the new brick wall at the battlements over Queen Elizabeth's Chapel including 73l. 10s. 11¾d. to Thomas Highmore, Serjeant Painter, for work done at the Chapel, the Warden's and Constable's houses, Cæsar's Chapel &c., and 6l. 12s. 6d. to Mathew Palmer, carver, for cleaning the Queen's arms over the door going into the Record Office) 1,829 3 0
Whitehall (including 401l. 12s. 4d. to Thomas Highmore, Serjeant Painter, for work done at sundry lodgings and offices there) 7,837 11
St. James's 4,421 7
his Majesty's old Palace of Westminster (work &c. about the two Houses of Parliament, the Lord Chancellor's Room; altering the stairs to the Prince's Chamber; paving at Cotton Garden; work in the Room behind the Queen's Bench Bar; in the House of Lords and Commons; Auditor Jett's Office; including 30l. 2s. 2d. to Thomas Highmore, Serjeant Painter, for work done at Cotton House and in the Lobby of the House of Commons) 1,559 4
Denmark House (including 201l. 11s. 11¼d. to Thomas Highmore, Serjeant Painter, for work by him done at the Great Staircase going out of the Queen's Lodgings into the Gardens and at several lodgings and offices there) 3,118 3
Winchester 89 8 5
Newmarket 389 15
Hampton Court (including 122l. 19s.d. to Thomas Highmore, Serjeant Painter, for work done at the Lord Treasurer's, Lord Privy Seal's and Secretary Boyle's lodgings) 7,482 10
the King's House at Kensington 1,814 6 7
public paving 741 5 11¼
33,282 16 1
wages and entertainments of the Officers of the Works 1,167 1 0
travelling charges 372 14 4
fees and allowances 251 10 0
1,791 5 4
payments by special directions:
cleansing the streets before Whitehall 100 0 0
keeping the Mall in St. James's Park 100 0 0
keeping the Queen's private road between Stansted and Hockerall &c. 41 17 6
keeping the King's Gardens and Plantations 2,800 0 0
St. James's Park underkeepers &c. 412 14 7
works by the Palatines and others at Windsor 1,500 0 0
lamps for Westminster Hall 796 10
extra allowance to the accomptant 100 0 0
5,401 2
Exchequer fees 177 14 0
total payments and allowances £40,652 17 11½
Remains: 8,964l. 6s. 10¾d.
Declared 11 August 1715.
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNTS.
GREAT WARDROBE.
The Account of the Master of the Great Wardrobe for the financial year 1708–9 is divided between Roll 139 (Audit Office, Bundle 2367), which covers from 29 Sept. 1707 to 9 March 1708–9, and Roll 141 (same bundle), which covers from 9 March 1708–9 to 29 Sept. 1710. The first of these two accounts is printed in the Introduction to the preceding vol., Vol. XXII, of this Calendar. The second account is printed in the succeeding vol., Vol. XXIV.
The Wardrobe Account for the Funeral of Prince George of Denmark.
Declared Accounts.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 2367, ROLL 140.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Money received by way of Imprest out of the Exchequer £11,500 0 0
Discharge.
Goods and necessaries for hanging and furnishing several lodgings and apartments at St. James's, Windsor Castle, and for covering benches and seats belonging to the Chapels: viz.
in the Queen's private Bedchamber, the two waiting rooms at the Backstairs and the Green and Yellow Closets at St. James's 878 16 0
superfine purple ingraine cloth for the furniture, detailed, in the Queen's Great Bedchamber and superfine black cloth for the furniture in the Drawing Room, Privy and Presence Chamber, the Guard Chamber and the passage leading to the Chapel; and the Great Staircase and to the Portico and the long passage to the Chapel at St. James's and the Queen's Private Chapel: and superfine black cloth for a Canopy of State set up in the Painted Chamber for the body of the said Prince to be deposited under and for chairs and stools for the chief mourner and assistants in King Henry VII's Chapel in Westminster Abbey 1,890 3 0
purple cloth for the Queen's Closet and Chapel at St. James's; velvet for two palls; 15 yards of three pile black Genoa velvet to cover the coffin; superfine black cloth for eight gentlemen that supported the Canopy &c. 2,400 2 7
cloth for a carpet for the Communion Table &c. of the Queen's Chapel at Whitehall 46 10 0
cloth and velvet for her Majesty's Bedchamber, Dressing Room, Drawing Room and Closets at Windsor Castle and for the Queen's Presence Chamber, Eating Room and St. George's Chapel at Windsor and St. George's Hall 2,126 12 6
cloth for the Queen's cloth bed at Windsor, writing table at St. James's and the Council Chamber 57 10 6
silk fringe for the mourning in several rooms at St. James's 132 0
money paid for mourning &c. for the officers and servants of the Household: Yeomen of the Guard, Marshall's men, Children of the Chapel (including 5l. 10s. 0d. to John Pinck for a Crown of tin, chased and gilt with fine gold within and without, and for a cap of crimson velvet for the inside of the said Crown lined with white taffata gaged with white ribband turned up with rich ermin fur with a rich button and tassel of gold), Warders of the Tower, watermen and Bargemaster &c., joiner's work in the Abbey &c. 4,369 1 11
11,900 16
ordinary allowances 39 13 0
£11,940 9
Surplusage: 440l. 9s.d.
Declared 2 Nov. 1714.