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'Declared Accounts: Ordance', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9: 1689-1692 (1931), pp. CCLXXXIX-CCXCVI. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104750 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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Ordance

Pipe 2675.
Charles Bertie, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
From 30th June, 1689, to 30th June, 1690.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 2,361 0 10¾
Arrears 120,792 2 9
Receipts out of the Exchequer 301,176 7
Voluntary charge 1,151 4 0
Total charge £425,480 15
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments—
Principal Officers of the Ordnance 3,075 0 0
Clerks daily attending 720 0 0
Armoury 156 0 0
Storekeeper 840 0 0
Engineers 919 17 6
Fireworkers, bombardiers, petardiers, gunners and labourers 2,515 7 6
8,226 5 0
Emptions and provisions of ammunition, repairs, etc.—
Powder 84,492 4 0
Ordnance [purchased] 1,544 0 4
Shot [purchased] 6,275 1 3
Ships' carriages, standing carriages 7,648 7
Tents etc. [purchased] 4,542 15 8
Small arms [purchased] and repairing of arms 22,532 5
Emptions and provisions (plank, belts, ropes, turnpikes, canvas etc.) 16,849 4 10½
Work done and necessaries delivered by sundry artificers and tradesmen 16,981 7
160,865 6
Reparations done upon sundry his Majesty's Castles and Forts—
l. s. d.
Tower of London 1,416 11
Portsmouth 8,725 3
Hull 14,221 17 3
Chatham 4,012 14 2
Woolwich 274 1 7
Landguard Fort 287 13 9
Sheerness 325 11 9
Plymouth 11 2
Upnor Castle 51 17
Holy Island 881 0 6
Chester Castle 112 0 0
Sandown Castle 81 9 6
Pendennis Castle 16 15 6
Sandgate Castle 64 0
Sundry disbursements 2,696 15
Rewards 1,192 19 10½
Land and water carriage 2,926 11 7
Salaries 1,538 0
Travelling charge 1,973 4
Rent of houses 756 18 0
Horses bought for his Majesty's service in the present expedition for Ireland 6,736 7 7
Soldiers' clothes and other necessaries for the Train of Artillery for Ireland 4,158 8
214,166 14
Imprests upon sub-accountants detailed, before 25th March, 1673, discharged by Act of Parliament of 2 Wm. and Mary, entitled an Act of General and Free Pardon to a total of 24,592l. 3s. 7½d. : the imprests being listed under the respective privy seals out of which they were made from 1667 onwards : as follows
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Imprests—
In 1663-4 1,142 6 6
In 1665 7,200 0 0
In 1665 85 0 0
In 1666 602 15 0
In 1666 3,542 2 9
In 1666 290 0 0
In 1666 290 0 0
In 1669-70 1,155 0 0
14,307 4 3
Imprests in 1667 for the fortifications at Sheerness 1,281 14
Imprests in the time of Col. Legg, 1663, 1665, 1667 235 18 0
Imprests by Sir George Wharton—
From 1670, Nov. 25, to 1672, May 31 6,239 6 7
From 1672, May 31, to 1673, March 25 2,528 0 0
24,592 3
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £247,000 9 11
Remains, £178,480l. 5s. 6¼d.
Whereof—
l. s. d.
Supers by George Wharton from 1673, March 26, to 1681, Aug. 7 18,131 10 6
Supers by this accomptant, Charles Bertie, from 12 August, 1681, to 1690 92,192 9
(Including supers by same within the time of this accompt, 33,221l. 9s. 9d.)
110,324 0
So this accomptant remains indebted 68,156l. 5s. 3½d.
Pipe 2676.
Same Accomptant.
From 1690, June 30th, to 1691, June 30th.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 68,156 5
Arrears 110,324 0
Money out of the Exchequer 230,498 1 3
Voluntary charge 66,655 18 4
Total charge £475,634 5
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments of officers etc. 16,329 18 9
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions—
Powder 95,251 2 0
Ordnance 24,355 3
Shot etc. 18,881 19 9
Musquets, blunderbusses 36,783 7
Ships' carriages, standing carriages, waggons etc. 9,149 15
Tents and toils 4,336 8 3
Harquebuss and footmen's armour 1,394 13 8
Swords, belts, bayonets etc. 2,782 15 8
Sundries 18,844 18 10¼
Provisions for the Train of Artillery in Ireland 6,828 12 9
Reparations of Castles and Forts—
Tower 3,041 14 11½
Chatham, Sheerness, Tilbury and Upnor 9,407 17 1
Portsmouth 8,192 2
Isle of Wight 144 1 5
Berwick 137 19 4
Birdlington Fort 25 12 5
Chester Castle 70 0 7
Chepstow Castle 4 3 9
Castle of Carlisle 43 9 6
Dover Castle 55 18 10
Dartmouth Castle 18 16 0
Hull 16,072 7
Holy Island 24 19 0
Hownes Fort on the Medway 10 7 6
Landguard Fort 972 8
Plymouth 330 6 10
Sandown Castle 13 17 8
Walmer Castle 28 4 2
Yarmouth Castle 38 14
Rewards 773 5 10
Land and water carriage 11,127 17
Salaries 4,860 3
Travelling charges 5,923 15 6
Rent of houses 1,111 6 8
Sundry disbursements 32,660 6
313,703 14 10¼
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £330,049 0
Remains, 145,585l. 4s. 10d.
l. s. d.
Whereof depending upon supers (imprests on sub-accountants)—
1673 to 1681 18,131 10 6
1682 to 1691 122,560 12
£140,692 3
Remains indebted, £4,893 1s. 9¼d.
Pipe 2677.
Same Accomptant.
30th June, 1691, to 30th June, 1692.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 4,893 1
Arrears 140,692 3
Money out of the Exchequer 263,798 7 0
Voluntary charge 47,966 4 5
Total charge £457,349 16 3
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments of officers 10,093 0 0
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions, carriage, repairs of forts etc.—
Powder 5,680 10 0
Ordnance 4,576 9
Shot 15,660 9 5
Ships' carriages, standing carriages 3,652 12
Tents etc. 9,871 4 9
Small arms and repairing of arms 20,324 12 6
Sundry emptions 44,612 2 8
Work done and necessaries delivered by sundry artificers and tradesmen 18,084 11
Reparations to Forts—
Tower 20,700 17
Portsmouth 600 18
Hull 7,823 12
Chatham 2,346 18
Woolwich 402 1 10
Tilbury Fort 69 4
Landguard Fort 287 3 10
Sheerness 2,490 10
Tinmouth Castle 92 1 5
Upnor Castle 48 4 4
Deal Castle 99 8 5
Pendennis Castle 168 14 10
Carlisle Castle 33 16 7
Sundry necessary disbursements 3,390 19
Rewards 1,475 17 1
Land and water carriage 21,374 14 10¼
Salaries 2,164 1 6
Travelling charges 2,982 18 9
Rent of houses 1,348 0 0
Soldiers' clothes 926 0 0
191,288 17
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £201,397 4
Remains, 255,952l. 11s. 9¼d.
Whereof—
Supers, 26th March, 1673-1681, Aug. 12th (Sir George Wharton) 18,131 10 6
26th March, 1682-1692, by this accomptant 198,241 18
£216,373 8 11¾
Remains indebted, 39,579l. 2s. 9½d.
Audit Bundle 1857.
Roll 103.
Same Accomptant.
30th June, 1692, to 30th June, 1693.
(The corresponding Pipe Roll 2678 has perished all down the right side.)
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 39,579 2
Arrears 216,373 8 11¾
Money out of the Exchequer 352,894 11
Voluntary charge 7,557 6
Total charge £616,404 9 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments of officers etc. 10,068 0 0
l. s. d.
Emptions, provisions etc.
Powder 75,980 6 8
Ordnance 15,904 3
Shot 17,911 14 9
Ships' carriages etc. 3,116 16 1
Tents etc. 9 11 6
Small arms and repairs of arms 14,697 1 10
Sundry emptions 48,069 0
Sundry artificers and tradesmen 31,473 8
Reparations of forts and castles—
Tower 505 4
Portsmouth 308 3 0
Kingston upon Hull 104 7
Plymouth 47 12 0
Chatham 2,201 18 8
Gravesend, Tilbury and Gillingham Fort 260 2 7
Sheerness 145 15
Upnor Castle 16 16 10
Yarmouth Fort 75 8 5
Sandham Fort 278 2 9
Sundry necessary disbursements 9,321 17
Rewards 2,049 9 9
Land and water carriage 19,132 9 5
Salaries 2,295 7 6
Travelling charges 2,944 5 0
Rent 844 12 6
247,699 17 10
Money received short of Sir George Wharton's executors 611 4 11¾
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £258,394 9
Remains, 358,009l. 19s. 6¼d.
Whereof—
l. s. d.
Ipsums charged by Sir George Wharton, 1673, March 26th, to 1681, Aug. 12th 18,131 10 6
Ipsums charged by this accomptant, 1681 242,014 5 11½
£260,145 16
Remains indebted, 97,864l. 3s. 0¾d.
Declared 27th July, 1695.
(The margin of the ipsums or supers contain notes of the clearings of many of the items thereof—the clearings being mostly in the year 1694.)
Pipe 2679.
Same Accountant.
30th June, 1693, to 30th June, 1694.
(Declared 27th Sept., 1697.)
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 97,864 3
Arrears 260,145 16
Received out of the Exchequer 260,993 6 8
Voluntary charge 1,146 14
Total charge £620,150 0 7
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments of officers 11,343 0 0
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions—
Brass ordnance 712 8 3
Iron ordnance 9,708 19 0
Powder 9,067 16 6
Shot 4,176 17
Match 1,343 3
Armoury 100 17 0
Saltpetre 22,000 0 0
Carriages for ordnance 6,361 18 3
Small guns and other small arms 25,875 18 5
Sundry emptions 27,180 5 2
Gunners stores furnished in foreign ports 514 3
Reparations of forts and castles—
Yarmouth 12 10 4
Windsor Castle 7 1 3
Greenwich 28 1 6
Chester Castle 20 11 11
Sheerness 216 0 0
Landguard Fort 35 16 10
Landguard Fort 34 10 10½
Sandgate Castle 25 17 9
Portland Castle 13 13 2
Tilbury Fort 443 0 2
Bridlington Fort 9 0 0
Upnor Castle 26 18 8
Carlisle Garrison 200 14 3
Jersey Castle 27 0 4
Scilly Castle 23 18 5
The Island of Guernsey 59 7 9
Land and water carriage 15,937 13 4
Sundry disbursements 5,106 18 11½
Wages for the West India Train of Artillery 1,205 13 9
Rent of houses 983 0 0
Rewards 3,567 12
Salaries 1,131 7 0
Travelling charges 4,128 8
140,287 4
Payments for bills of exchange drawn from abroad for foreign service 8,250 0 0
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £159,895 10
Remains, 460,254l. 9s. 9½d.
Whereof—
l. s. d.
Imprests by Sir George Wharton, 1673, March 26th, to 1681, Aug. 12th 18,131 10 6
Imprests by this accomptant, 26th March, 1681 to 1694, June 30th 326,769 14
Total of supers £344,901 4
Remains indebted, 115,353l. 5s. 0d.
Declared 27th Sept., 1697.
Pipe 2680.
Same Accountant.
1694, June 30th, to 1695, June 30th.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 115,353 5 0
Supers 344,901 4
Money out of the Exchequer 351,872 6 11¾
Voluntary charge 4,571 16 4
Imprests not charged amongst the imprests depending on the former account 38 10 0
Total charge £816,737 3
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments of officers 11,643 0 0
l. s. d.
Emptions and provisions—
Brass and iron ordnance 22,944 0
Powder 7,954 12 5
Shot 18,653 17
Small arms 36,835 7
Sundry emptions 50,280 7
Work done and necessaries delivered by sundry artificers and tradesmen 39,363 2 7
Reparations of castles and forts—
Gillingham Fort 101 7 8
The Tower 672 7
Hull 107 1 3
Portsmouth 2,355 5
Sheerness 430 14 7
Tinmouth Castle 58 4 6
Dover Castle 151 19 0
Sandgate Castle 8 10 0
Windsor 80 9 4
Arcliffe Fort 3 16 6
Woolwich 146 2
Carisbrook Castle 1,241 16
Tilbury Fort 76 14 3
Pendennis Fort 155 6 10
Chester Castle 95 0 0
Berwick-on-Tweed Garrison 659 14 2
Upnor Castle 22 14 10
Chatham 56 11
Disbursements of sundry promiscuous natures 18,129 0
Gratuities and rewards 8,736 11 6
Land and water carriage 13,132 0
Salaries payable on debentures 2,848 2 6
Travelling charges 2,041 12 1
Rent 1,816 5 0
243,158 16
Money paid to the Train of Artillery in Flanders 27,291 11 11
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £282,108 14
Remains, 534,628l. 8s. 3¾d.
Whereof—
l. s. d.
Supers charged by Sir George Wharton, 26th March, 1673, to 12th Aug., 1681 18,131 10 6
Supers charged by this accountant 1681-95 402,265 7
Total of supers £420,396 17
Remains indebted, 114,231l. 10s. 9d.
Declared 27th Sept., 1697.
Pipe 2681.
Same Accountant.
30th June, 1695, to 30th June, 1696.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains 114,231 10
Supers 420,396 14
Money received out of the Exchequer 359,789 6 10
Voluntary charge 161 3 4
Total charge £894,578 18
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Wages and entertainments of officers 5,821 10 0
l. s. d.
Emption and provisions
Brass and iron ordnance 16,550 9
Powder 4,015 4 0
Shot 14,951 6
New English match 147 2 9
Small arms and repairing of arms 17,435 14
Sundry emptions and provisions 24,085 18 1
Reparations to castles and forts—
Tower of London 1,174 3
Chatham 1,912 11
Carlisle Castle 58 4 8
Dover 6 15 0
Jersey Island 4,705 9 3
Hull 949 8
Landguard Fort 50 4 0
Portsmouth 1,516 5 9
Pendennis Castle 52 14 3
Sheerness 225 17 10
Windsor 9 2 0
Woolwich 71 2 3
Land and water carriage 8,143 0
Sundry necessary disbursements 6,178 11
Salaries and other allowances by debentures 2,337 4 6
Gratuities and rewards 937 14 2
Travelling charges 1,360 10 2
Rent 505 10 0
107,380 5 1
Ordinary allowances 15 6 8
Total discharge £113,217 1 9
Remains, 781,361l. 16s. 8¾d.
Whereof—
l. s. d.
Imprests in the time of Sir George Wharton, 26th March, 1673, to 12th Aug., 1681 18,131 10 6
Imprests in the time of this accomptant, 12th Aug., 1681, to 30th June, 1696 517,971 18 10¾
Total of supers £536,103 9
Remains indebted, 245,258l. 7s. 4d.
Declared 24th Oct., 1698.