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Declared Accounts: Stamps

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21, 1706-1707. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Stamps

Declared Accounts: Stamped Vellum, Parchment and Paper.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 2134, ROLL 11.
John Evelyn, Receiver General of the Duties on Stamped Vellum, etc.
1 August 1705 to 1 August 1706.
Charge. l. s. d. l. s. d.
Arrears: remaining upon the end of the last Accompt nil.
Receipts: money received for the duties on Stamped Vellum etc. received on account of arrears for the first four years of the said duty 8 8 6
received on account of the said duty after the said term of four years until 1 August 1706 48,866 14
received on accompt of the further duties granted to His late Majesty William III 40,754 15 9
total receipts £89,629 18
Discharge.
Salaries etc. of the Stamp Office: Edward Lloyd, Henry Cornish, Richard Uthwait, Robert Pooley and Richard Dyott, commissioners, at 300l. each; secretary, accomptant, comptroller, clerks, etc 5,002 10 0
Rent of the office in Lincoln's Inn 160 0 0
Paper and parchment 2,600 5 8
Incident charges 1,490 2 7
Discompt allowed for prompt payment 1,308 5
Auditor's fee to Edward Harley 25 0 0
10,586 3
Paid into the Exchequer according to tallies, detailed
on account of the continued duty 38,923 16 6
on account of the additional duties 40,111 13
on account of arrears of the said duties 8 5 2
79,043 15
total payments and allowances £89,629 18
and so the said Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 7 August 1707.