Showing posts with label Payroll. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Payroll. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Payroll Account of Corporal Alexander Fraser

Corporal Alexander Fraser, 78th Regiment, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Corporal Alexander Fraser, 78th regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks arrears & Pay Due from y'e. 5th July to y'e. 5th Sepr.
     £: 1. 10. 9
To 5 Weeks arrears of Pay Due from y'e. 5th Septr. to 10th Octr.
     £: 0. 8. 4
To 3 Weeks arrears @ 5p week
     £: 0. 1. 3
To 6 Weeks Pay & arrears Due from y'e. 17th Oct'r. to y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757
     £: 1. 0. 6
To 21 Weeks arrears of Pay Due from y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757 to y'e. 24th Apr'l. 1758
     £: 1. 16. 

[Total]  £: 4. 11. 11½

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Nap sack
     £: 0. 6. 6
To 1 Haversacks & 1 Cocade
     £: 0. 1. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett buckles
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & 1 Small belt
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Turn Key Screw brush & wire
     £: 0. 0. 9
To Provisions at Glasgow
     £: 0. 4. 8
To Spruce beer at Halifax
     £: 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheqd. Shirts
     £: 0. 7. 0
To 10 Months Stops for @ 1p month
     £: 0. 0. 10
To 7 D'o D'o. for y'e. Barber @ 2p D’o.
     £: 0. 1. 2
To yr. Proportion of a Cook's Frock
£: 0. 0. 8
To Cash given at Boston & Halifax
     £: 0. 18. 8

  [Total]  £: 2. 7. 3

£: 0. 18. 8

£: 3. 5. 11

 [Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid]

To Cash Paid as Bala'ce of Above
       £: 1. 9. ½

  £: 4. 14. ½

Halifax 7th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above Bala'ce. in full of my Pay & arrears of Pay from y'e. Date of my Attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. Last as witness of my hand.     [signed] Alexr. Fraser

Source:
Payroll Account of Alexander Fraser, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758. MS NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 20-21, Military Account Book at Halifax. National Archives Scotland, n.p.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, Fraser's 78th Regiment of Foot, 2019.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Payroll Account of Corporal James Gowe

Corporal James Gowe, 78th Regiment, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of James Gowe, 78th regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks arrears & Pay Due from y'e. 5th July to y'e. 5th Sepr. as Soldier
     £: 1. 10. 9
To 5 Weeks arrears of Pay Due y'e. 5th Sept'r. to 10th Oct'r.
     £: 0. 8. 1½
To 3 Weeks arrears @ 5p week
     £: 0. 1. 3
To 6 Weeks Pay & arrears Due from y'e. 17th Oct'r. to y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757
as Corporal
     £: 1. 7. 3
To 21 Weeks arrears of Pay Due from y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757 to y'e. 24th Apr'l. 1758
     £: 1. 14. 1½

[Total]  £: 5. 1. 6

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Nap Sack
     £: 0. 6. 6
To 2 Haversacks & 1 Cocade
     £: 0. 2. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett buckles
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & 1 Small belt
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Turn Key Screw brush & wire
     £: 0. 0. 9
To Provisions at Glasgow
     £: 0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
     £: 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
     £: 0. 7. 0
To 10 Months Stoppages for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1p month
     £: 0. 0. 10
To 7 D'o D'o. for y'e. Barber @ 2p D’o.
     £: 0. 1. 2
To your Proportion of a Cook's Frock
£: 0. 0. 8
To Cash given you at Fairf'd.
     £: 0. 18. 8

  [Total]  £: 2. 8. 3

 [Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid]

To Cash Paid as Bala'ce of Above
       £: 2. 14. 3

Halifax 11th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above Bala'ce. in full of my Pay & arrears of Pay from y'e. Date of my Attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. Last as witness of my hand. [signed] James Gowe.

Source:
Payroll Account of James Gowe, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758. MS NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 18-19, Military Account Book at Halifax. National Archives Scotland, n.p.

© Jeffrey Campbell, The 78th Regiment of Foot, 2019.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Payroll Account of Corporal James Smith, 1758

Corporal James Smith, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758
Much like today accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Corporal James Smith, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks Pay & arrears from y'e. 5th July to y'e. 5th Sept'r.
     £: 2. 0. 10½
To 5 Weeks arrears of Pay Due from y'e. 5th Sept'r. to 10th Oct'r.
     £: 0. 8. 1½
To 3 Weeks arrears @ 5p week
     
To 6 Weeks Pay & arrears Due from y'e. 17th Oct'r. to y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757
     £: 1. 7. 3
To 21 Weeks arrears of Pay from y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757 to y'e. 24th Apr'l. 1758
     £: 1. 14 . 1½

[Total]  £: 5. 10. 4½

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Nap Sack
     £: 0. 6. 6
To 1 Haversacks & 1 Cocade
     £: 0. 1. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett buckles
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & 1 Small belt
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Turn Key Screw brush & wire
     £: 0. 0. 9
To Provisions at Glasgow
     £: 0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
     £: 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
     £: 0. 7. 0
To 10 Months Stoppages for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1p month
     £: 0. 0. 10
To 7 Months D'o. for y'e. Barber @ 2p D’o.
     £: 0. 1. 2
To y'e. Proportion of a Cook's Frock
£: 0. 0. 8
To Cash given you at Fairf'd. & Boston
     £: 0. 18. 8

  [Total]  £: 2. 7. 3

 [Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid]

To Cash Paid as Bala'ce of Above
       £: 3. 3. 1½

[Total]  £: 5. 10. 4½

Halifax 11th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above Bala'ce. in full of my Pay & arrears of Pay from y'e. Date of my Attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. last as witness of my hand.     [signed]  James Smith

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll account of Corporal James Smith, 1758." Military Account Book at Halifax. NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 16-17.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, The 78th Regiment of Foot, 2019.  

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Payroll Account of Thomas Russell, 1758

Private Thomas Russell, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Private Thomas Russell, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks Pay & arrears from y'e. 5th July to y'e. 5th September
     £: 1. 10. 9
To 5 Weeks arrears of Pay from y'e. 5th Sept'r. to 10th Oct'r.
     £: 0. 8. 4
To 3 Weeks arrears @ 5p week
     £: 0. 1. 3
To 6 Weeks Pay & arrears from y'e. 17th Oct'r. to y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757
     £: 1. 0. 6
To 21 Weeks arrears of Pay from y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757 to y'e. 24th Apr'l. 1758
     £: 1. 15. 0

[Total]  £: 4. 15. 10

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Nap Sack
     £: 0. 6. 6
To 2 Haversacks & 1 Cocade
     £: 0. 2. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett buckles
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & 1 Small belt
     £: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Turn Key Screw brush & wire
     £: 0. 0. 9
To Provisions at Glasgow
     £: 0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
     £: 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
     £: 0. 7. 0
To 10 Months Stoppages for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1p month
     £: 0. 0. 10
To 7 Months D'o. for y'e. Barber @ 2p D’o.
     £: 0. 1. 2
To y'e. Proportion of a Cook's Frock
£: 0. 0. 8
To Cash given you at Fairf'd. & Boston
     £: 1. 8. 9

  [Total]  £: 2. 17. 7

 [Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid]

To Cash Paid as Bala'ce of Above
       £: 1. 18. 3

Halifax 4th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above Bala'ce. in full of my Pay & arrears of Pay from y'e. Date of my Attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. last as witness of my hand.     [his mark]  Thos. X  Ruſsell

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll account of Private Thomas Russell, 1758." Military Account Book at Halifax. NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 181-82.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, The 78th Regiment of Foot, 2018.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Payroll Account of Serjeant John McGregor, 1758

Serjeant John McGregor, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Serjeant John McGregor, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To Pay & arrears Due you to y'e. 24th Apr. 1758
     £: 6. 11. 0

[Total]  £: 6. 11. 0

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Napsack
£: 0. 6. 6
To 1 Haversack & 1 Cocade
£: 0. 1. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett Buckles
£: 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & Small Belt
£: 0. 1. 4
To Provision at Glasgow
£: 0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
£: 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
£: 0. 7. 0
To Y'e. Proportion of a Cooks Frock
£: 0. 0. 8
To 10 months stops for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1½p Month
£: 0. 0. 10
To 7 D'o. D'o. for y'e. barber @ 2p D'o.
£: 0. 1. 2
To Cash given you at Fairf'd.
£: 0. 18. 8

£: 2. 0. 0

£: 4. 2. 1

£: 6. 11. 0

[Total]  £: 2. 6. 4

[Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid] 

To Cash Paid him as Bala'ce. of y'e. Above
       £: 4. 4. 8



Halifax 17th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above ball'ce in full of my Pay & arrears of Pay Due from y'e. Date of my attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. Last as witneſs my hand
                                                                                             [signed]  John McGregor

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll account of Serjeant John McGregor, 1758." Military Account Book at Halifax. NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 12-13.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, The 78th Regiment of Foot, 2018.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Payroll Account of Serjeant John Watson, 1758

Serjeant John Watson, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Serjeant John Watson, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To Pay & arrears Due you to y'e. 24th Apr. 1758
     £ 6. 11. 0

[Total]  £ 6. 11. 0

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Napsack
£ 0. 6. 6
To 1 Haversack & 1 Cocade
£ 0. 1. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett Buckles
£ 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & Small Belt
£ 0. 1. 4
To Provision at Glasgow
£ 0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
£ 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
£ 0. 7. 0
To Y'e. Proportion of a Cooks Frock
£ 0. 0. 8
To 10 months stops for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1½p Month
£ 0. 0. 10
To 7 D'o. D'o. for y'e. barber @ 2p D'o.
£ 0. 1. 2
To Cash given you at Fairf'd.
£ 0. 18. 8

£ 2. 6. 11
To Cash Paid as Ball'ce. of y'e. above
£ 3. 4. ½

£ 6. 11. 0

[Total]  £ 2. 6. 4

[Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid] 

To Cash Paid him as Bala'ce. of y'e. Above
       £ 4. 4. 8

Halifax 17th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above ball'ce in full of all my Pay & arrears of Pay Due from y'e. Date of my attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. Last as witneſs my hand
                                                                                             [signed]  John Watson

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll account of Serjeant Alexander Rose, 1758." Military Account Book at Halifax. NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 10-11.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, The 78th Regiment of Foot, 2018.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Payroll Account of Serjeant Alexander Rose, 1758

Serjeant Alexander Rose, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Serjeant Alexander Rose, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks Pay w. arrears and 2 weeks arrears due from y'e. 5th July to
y'e. 5th Septr.
£ 3. 3. 2
To 6 Weeks arrears at Halifax from y'e. 5th Sept'r. to y'e. 17th Oct'r 1757
£ 0. 5. 10
To 6 Weeks pay & arrears due from y'e. 17th Oct'r. to y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757
£ 2. 1. 0
To 21 Weeks arrears due from y'e. 28th Nov'r. 1757 to y'e. 24th Apr'l. 1758
£ 1. 1. 0

[Total]  £ 6. 11. 0

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Nap sack
£ 0. 6. 6
To 1 Haversack & 1 Cocade
£ 0. 1. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett Buckles
£ 0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & Small Belt
£ 0. 1. 4
To Provision at Glasgow
£ 0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
£ 0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
£ 0. 7. 0
To Y'e. Proportion of a Cooks Frock
£ 0. 0. 8
To 10 months stops for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1½p Month
£ 0. 0. 15
To 7 months stoppge for y'e. barber @ 2p month
£ 0. 1. 2
To mend'g. y'e. Pistle at Fairf'd.
£ 0. 1. ½
To Cash given you at Fairf'd.
£ 0. 18. 8

[Total]  £ 2. 7. 11½

[Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid] 

To Cash Paid him as Bala'ce of y'e. Above
       £ 4. 3. ½

Halifax 17th May 1758 Recd y'e. above ball'ce in full of all my Pay &  arrears of Pay from y'e. Date of my attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. Last as witneſs of my hand
                                                                                           [signed]  Alex'r. Rose Serjt.

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll account of Serjeant Alexander Rose, 1758."  Military Account Book at Halifax. NAS, GD125-34-5, pp. 8-9.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, Fraser's 78th Regiment of Foot, 2018. 

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Payroll Account of Corporal Hugh Tulloch, 1758

Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Corporal Hugh Tulloch, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758.

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks arrears & Pay Due from y'e. 5th July to y'e. 5th Septr
  £2. 0. 10½
To 5 Weeks arrears of Pay Due from y'e. 5th Septr to y'e. 10th Octr
£0. 8. 1½
To 3 Weeks arrears @ 

To 6 Weeks Pay & arrears Due from y'e. 17th Octr to y'e. 28th Novr
£1. 7. 3
To 21 Weeks arrears of Pay Due from y'e. 28th Novr 1757 to y'e. 24th
Aprl 1758
£1. 14. 1½

[Total]  £5. 10. 4½
To 4 Weeks Pay Due on y'e. march in Ireland from Drummore 
to Cork
£0. 18. 2

[Total]  £6. 8. 6½

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Napsack
£0. 6. 6
To 2 Haversack & 1 Cocade
£0. 2. 8
To 1 Pair Garters & 1 Sett Buckles
£0. 1. 4
To 1 Kilt & Small Belt
£0. 1. 4
To 1 Turn Key Screw brush & wire
£0. 0. 9
To Provision at Glasgow
£0. 4. 8
To Spruce Beer at Halifax
£0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
£0. 7. 0
To Y'e. Proportion of a Cooks Frock
£0. 0. 8
To 10 months stops for y'e. Payment Serjt. @ 1 1/2p Month
£0. 0. 10
To 7 D'o. D'o. for y'e. barber @ 2p D'o.
£0. 1. 2
To 4 Weeks Pay given into y'e. Hospt. at Halifax
£0. 15. 0
To cash given you at Fairfield
£0. 18. 8
To cash advance by Y'e. Colonel in Ireland
£0. 15. 0

[Total]  £3. 18. 3

[Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid] 

To Cash Paid him as Ball'ce. of y'e. Above
       £1. 12. 1

[Total]  £5. 10. 4½
To more Cash Paid him as ball'ce for 4 weeks Pay & arrears
in Ireland
£6. 8. 6½

To Cash Paid him as Ball'ce. of y'e. Above
£2. 10. 3½


Halifax 17th May 1758 Rec'd. y'e. above ball'ce. in full of my Pay & arrears of Pay Due from y'e. Date of my attestation to y'e. 24th Apr. Last as witneſs my hand
                                                                                             [signed]  Hugh Tulloch

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll Account of Corporal Hugh Tulloch, 1758." Military Account Book at Halifax. NAS, GD125-34-5, pp. 14-15.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, Fraser's 78th Regiment of Foot, 2018. 

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Payroll Account of Serjeant James Robertson, 1758

Serjeant James Robertson, 78th Regiment of Foot, 1758
Much like today, accounting books were used in the eighteenth century for documenting military pay and other related expenses accrued over periods of time. The payroll account of Serjeant James Robertson, 78th Regiment, covers the period of July 5, 1757, through April 24, 1758. 

Note: Category headers and bracketed script have been added for clarification and do not appear in the original document. Additionally, it would not be uncommon to discover accounting errors as these were gentlemen who created inaccuracies the same as you and I.

Income

To 9 Weeks Pay w/ arrears & 2 weeks arrears in Ireland Due him
     £3. 3. 2
To 6 Weeks arrears at Halifax
     £0. 5. 10
To 6 Weeks Pay & arrears from y'e. 17th Oct'r. to y'e. 28th Nov.
     £2. 1. 0
To 21 Weeks arrears from y'e. 28th Nov. 1757 to y'e. 24th Apr'l. 1758
     £1. 1. 0
To Cash Due for paying 90 Effectives of Major Clephane's Comp'y.
for 10 months
     £3. 16. 3
To Cash Due for paying 14 Men of s'd. Comp'y. for 4 months
£0. 4. 8

[Total]  £10. 11. 11

Expenses

To 1 Pair Shoes & 1 Nap Sack
     £0. 6. 6
To 1 Haversack & 1 Cocade
     £0. 1. 8
To 1 Kilt & 1 Small belt
     £0. 1. 4
Provision at Glasgow
     £0. 4. 8
Spruce Beer at Halifax
     £0. 2. 8
To 2 Cheq'd. Shirts
     £0. 7. 0
To Y'e. Proportion of a Cook's Frock
£0. 0. 8
To 7 Months stopages for y'e. Barber
     £0. 1. 2
To Cash given at Fairf'd. & advance
     £0. 18. 8

  [Total]  £2. 4. 4

 [Income minus Expenses equals Cash Paid]

To Cash Paid as Ball'ce. of y'e. above
       £8. 7. 7

Halifax 17th May 1758 Rec'd. the above Ball'ce. in full of all my Pay & arrears of Pay from the Date of my Attestation to the 24th Apr. last as witness of my hand.     
                                                                                                  [signed]  Jas Robertson Serjt.

Source:
Major James Clephane, "Payroll account of Serjeant James Robertson, 1758." Military Account Book at Halifax, NAS GD125-34-5, pp. 6-7.

©  Jeffrey Campbell, Fraser's 78th Regiment of Foot, 2017.