Declared Accounts (AO 1) : 1760-1808 ; (predominant 1774-1808).
|Call Number:||HIL-MICL FC LPR .G7A9D4L6|
|Creator:||Great Britain. Audit Office.|
|Description:||4 microfilm textual records (6 volumes) ; 35 mm|
Audit Office I consists of 2,541 bundles containing almost 12,000 rolls of declared accounts for the period 1536-1828. The rolls are the final accounts, presented to the Treasury, of various persons who were entrusted with public funds for disbursement, or to meet contingent or extraordinary expenses. The records are divided into many categories and sub-categories. There is a substantial quantity of material of American interest in this class.
The Declaration of the Account, of those persons who were entrusted with public funds in the performance of their duties in North America during the Revolutionary period begins with the latter part of Volume 324. The records on this reel concern the Province of Quebec from 1774-1784. The payments relate to military contingencies.
|Originals:||The original documents are held by the Public Record Office in London.|
|Archival Ref. No.:||PRO AO 1, vols. 324-328, 335.|
An inventory description is available in print.
|Electronic Finding Aid Record:|
For related material, researchers are advised to consult the microfilm reel of AO3/276. Commissariat. Accounts, Various: Compensation to American Loyalists and Other Refugees, which is shelved in the Loyalist Collection at MIC-Loyalist FC LPR .G7A9C6L6.
The Loyalist Collection Inventory entry for Great Britain. AO 12. Claims, American Loyalists: Series I should be consulted for aditional related material.
|Part Of:||AO 1/324-328,335, Declared Accounts forms part of a much larger body of records in Public Record Office AO 1.|