Declared Accounts
Master Of The Horse

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'Declared Accounts: Master Of The Horse', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9: 1689-1692 (1931), pp. CCCI-CCCV. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104753 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Master Of The Horse

Pipe 1754.
Henry de Nassau, Seigneur de Auverquere, Master of the Horse to his Majesty.
1688, Dec. 25th, to 1692, Dec. 25th.
For Extraordinaries of the Stables.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil : being his first account.
Money received out of the Exchequer 10,000 0 0
Total charge £10,000 0 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Materials and making his Majesty's chairs and coaches 4,516 3 0
Coachmen's and grooms' allowances for candles, brooms etc. 750 16 0
Saddles, bridles and other furniture 326 2 0
To the Hackney coachmen who attended his Majesty in his several journeys to and from Ireland and Holland in 1690 and 1691 1,427 4 0
Reparations at the Stables at the Mews [at Charing Cross] and Hedge Lane 117 0 0
Charges of a trial at law between the Master of the Horse and the Master of the [Great] Wardrobe about providing of liveries 104 2 2
Stationery wares 65 0 0
New Year's gifts to the Treasury clerks etc. 60 0 0
Incidents 53 10 6
Mr. Van Vliet, employed in keeping this account 150 0 0
Coach hire and lodging for Mr. Van Vliet 30 0 0
Interest of 1,000l. borrowed to pay bills of exchange before the money could be received [from the Exchequer] 5 17 0
Loss by receiving money by content and by false money 26 0 0
Charges in passing a privy seal and Exchequer fees on issues 126 5 0
Charges of passing this accompt 50 0 0
Total discharge £7,807 19 8
Remains, 2,192l. 0s. 4d.
Declared 5th April, 1694.
Pipe 1755.
Same Accomptant.
Account for buying horses for the Army and carriages for his Majesty's Stables in Ireland.
1st Jan., 1689-90, to 30th Oct., 1690.
Charge
l. s. d.
Arrears nil.
Money received from William Harbord, late Paymaster of the Forces in Ireland, and from his successors therein, Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby 24,307 7 6
Total charge £24,307 7 6
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Buying horses for the Army (701 Troopers at 15l. each, 242 horses for Dragoons at 9l. each, 303 cart horses at 12l. each, seven coach horses for Sir Robert Southwell, 82 cart horses bought in Ireland for the Artillery there) ; horse meat ; 63 new waggons ; saddles and other furniture, detailed, and incidents including payments to Mr. Granmare for going to Holland and Flanders to buy a camp calesh and for bringing over three Spanish horses ; and to Mr. Catepole for his journey to Holland ; and to this accomptant's agent, Evert Jollivet, for keeping this account 24,457 7 6
Total discharge £24,457 7 6
Surplusage, 150l.
Declared 29th Jan., 1690-1.
Pipe 1756.
Thomas Wharton, Comptroller of the Household.
Account for buying carriage horses for the use of the waggons for the Forces in Ireland.
23rd Jan., 1689-90, to 4th June, 1690.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil.
Money received from William Harbord, late Paymaster General of the Forces in Ireland, and his successors therein, Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby 19,717 8 0
Total charge £19,717 8 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Price of 1,636 horses at 9l. 14s. 6d. each and meat, attendants, farriers etc. for same 21,504 2 8
Total discharge £21,504 2 8
l. s. d.
Surplus 1,786 14 8
Whereof received in July and August, 1690, from said Fox and Coningsby 1,200 0 0
Surplus £586 14 8
Declared 17th Sept., 1690.
Pipe 1758.
Henry de Nassau, Seigneur d'Auverquere, Master of the Horse.
Account for the charge of his Majesty's saddle horses, waggon, sumpter and carriage horses and other expenses relating to his Majesty's Stables in his Expedition to Ireland, during his stay there and since his return from thence.
28th March, 1690, to 31st Dec., 1690.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil : being the first account for this service.
Money received from Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby, Paymasters General of the Forces, Ireland 3,800 0 0
Total charge £3,800 0 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
For purchase of four waggon horses and two saddle horses, hire of 35 sumpter horses ; horsemeat, farriers, salaries and incidents (including 7l. 10s. 0d. lost by receiving guineas in Ireland at 23s. each and disbursing them in England upon their return at 21s. 6d. each) 3,809 4 8
Total discharge £3,809 4 8
Surplusage, 9l. 4s. 8d.
Declared 24th March, 1690-1.
Pipe 1757.
Same Accountant.
Account for buying recruit horses for the Army in Ireland.
30th Oct., 1690, to 11th Feb., 1692-3.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil.
Money received from Charles Fox and Thomas Coningsby, Paymasters General of the Forces in Ireland 10,463 0 0
Total charge £10,463 0 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage of former account 9 4 8
Price of recruit horses bought, viz. 183 for Col. Villiers' regiment, 170 for Col. Langstone's, 100 for Marquis de Ruvigny's, 60 for Col. John Coy's, 50 for Sir John Laniere's, 120 for the Danes, two delivered to the Duke of Leinster and one that died 9,840 0 0
Necessary and incident charges for said horses 613 15 4
Total discharge £10,463 0 0
Even and quit.
Declared 1st April, 1693.
Pipe 1759.
Same Accomptant.
Account for buying horses for his Majesty's service.
1st Nov., 1690, to 22nd March, 1692-3.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Money out of the Exchequer 4,500 0 0
Total charge £4,500 0 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Price of several horses bought, the vouchers for which were burnt in the fire at Whitehall, being 929l. 0s. 6d., and of 49 other horses bought in several parts of England and 44 other horses (most of them for the coach) bought in Holland : and charges, incidents etc. 4,387 15 5
Total discharge £4,387 15 5
Remains, 112l. 3s. 7d.
Declared 5th April, 1694.
Pipe 1760.
Same Accomptant.
Account for the Extraordinaries of the King's Stables and equipage in Holland and at the Camp.
1st Oct., 1691, to 31st Dec., 1692.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil : being the first account for this service.
Money out of the Exchequer 14,000 0 0
Total charge £14,000 0 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
For horsemen for his Majesty's coach and saddle horses and mules at his Majesty's several stables in Holland and Flanders, upon the roads and in the Camp, 3,343l. 2s. 1d. ; hire of 58 waggons to attend his Majesty in the Camp from 1st May, 1692, to 26th Sept., 4,446l. 5s. 8d. ; for 28 mules and embroidered sumpter cloths for same, and coats, hats and stockings for the muleteers ; wages to said muleteers and to two extraordinary grooms and 12 helpers ; saddles etc., shoeing ; petty emptions etc. and 579l. 5s. 0d. to the hackney coachmen who attended the King [in England] in his journey to and from Holland in 1692 14,428 10 4
Total discharge £14,428 10 4
Surplusage, 428l. 10s. 4d.
Declared 5th April, 1694.
Pipe 1761.
Same Accomptant and Evert Jollyvett, his Agent.
Account for the Extraordinary Expenses of his Majesty's Stables in England, Holland and Flanders.
25th Dec., 1692, to 24th June, 1700.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears [as in Pipe Account 1754] 2,192 0 4
Money received out of the Exchequer in the time of this account by termly payments, detailed—
l. s. d.
Anno 5/6, Easter and Michaelmas 10,000 0 0
Anno 6/7, Easter and Michaelmas 10,000 0 0
Anno 7/8, Easter and Michaelmas 30,000 0 0
Anno 8/9, Easter and Michaelmas 20,000 0 0
Anno 9/10, Easter and Michaelmas 5,747 12 6
Anno 10/11, Easter and Michaelmas 7,200 0 0
Anno 10/11, Easter and Michaelmas 7,052 7 6
Anno 11/12, Easter and Michaelmas 4,000 0 0
94,000 0 0
Total charge £96,734 0 4
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Surplusage [as by Pipe Account 1760] 428 10 4
Arrears upon account of the extraordinary expenses of the Stables unpaid in the several years, detailed 1,301 6 0
Extraordinary expenses, detailed, of the Stables in England, anno 1693 3,272 18 11
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1693 8,176 17 0
Ditto in England, anno 1694 2,236 3 10
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1694 7,621 13 0
Ditto in England, anno 1695 6,512 0 5
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1695 13,904 9 9
Ditto in England, anno 1696 2,388 4 5
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1696 10,463 1 3
Ditto in England, anno 1697 5,918 19 8
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1697 9,365 2 9
Ditto in England, anno 1698 2,451 13 5
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1698 9,074 8 9
Ditto in England, anno 1699 1,505 18 9
Ditto in Holland and Flanders, anno 1699 5,683 0 0
(Making a total of 91,559l. 7s. 11d.)
Total discharge £91,987 18 3
Remains, 4,746l. 2s. 1d.
Whereof—
l. s. d.
Depending upon the Commissioners of Transportation 477 15 0
Remains £4,268 7 1
Declared 17th May, 1700.
Pipe 1762.
Henry de Nassau, Seigneur d'Auverquere, Master of the Horse. Account for the buying of horses for the service of his Majesty's Stables.
22nd March, 1692-3, to 24th June, 1700.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains [as in Pipe Account 1759] 112 3 7
Money received out of the Exchequer—
l. s. d.
Anno 5/6 2,500 0 0
Anno 6/7 2,500 0 0
Anno 7 2,500 0 0
Anno 7/8 and 8/9 2,500 0 0
Anno 10 2,500 0 0
Anno 10/11 2,500 0 0
Anno 11/12 1,192 9
16,192 9
Total charge £16,304 12 10½
Discharge.
l. s. d.
For horses bought and provided in 1693 986 0 2
For horses bought and provided in 1694 and presented to Prince Lewis of Baden 624 6 10
For horses bought and provided in 1695 1,987 15 10
For horses bought and presented to the King of Sweden in 1694-5 676 16 0
For horses bought and provided anno 1696 1,780 10 6
For horses bought and provided anno 1697 1,228 2 4
For horses bought and provided anno 1698 1,978 15 0
For horses bought and provided anno, 1699 3,345 6 2
Charge of providing several horses in Barbary per Mr. Marshall, the person sent into Barbary to buy horses for his Majesty's service 1,103 13 4
For horses bought and provided anno 1700, up to 24th June 826 14 4
(Total for provision of horses, 14,841l. 13s. 0d.)
Fees on warrants etc. 303 12 6
Total discharge £14,991 13 0
Remains, 1,312l. 19s. 10½d.
Declared 4th July, 1701.