THE NAVY BOARD WAGER (Admiral Sir Charles, 1666-1743, knighted for his defeat of the Spanish fleet near Carthagena in 1708), Charles SERGISON(Clerk of the Acts, 1690-1719), Richard BURTON (Controller of Victualling Accounts, 1714-1717), Dennis LYDDELL (Controller of Treasurer's Accounts, 1691-1717), J. FAWLER (Extra Commissioner), and Charles CORNWALL (Controller of Storekeepers' Accounts, 1714-1716),

Letter signed as comptroller of the Navy, with the other official signatures discussing the payment of "One Hundred Pounds for damage done to His Ma Ship the Dover, by the Marlbrough Merchant Ship. But having this day received an order from the Rt Hon the Lords of the Admiralty, directing us not to insist on the Payment of the said damage we send you inclosed a Copy of the Lordships said Order for your complyance therewith ...", 1 side folio, Navy Office, 13th April trimmed down the sides not affecting the signatures

Sir Charles Wager was first lord of the Admiralty in Sir Robert Walpole's ministry.

Item Date:  1716

Stock No:  31633      £175

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