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Declared Accounts: Hackney Coaches

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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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Hackney Coaches

Declared Accounts: Hackney Coach Licences.
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1326, ROLL 12.
Edward Wharton, Receiver General.
Accompt for the year ending Midsummer 1706.
Charge.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of this Accomptant 305 7 11
depending upon sundry Hackney and Stage coachmen in arrear 722 0 0
Receipts:
for the rent of 700 Hackney coach licences at 4l. each payable quarterly 2,800 0 0
for the Queen's moiety of four forfeitures at 5l. each 10 0 0
ditto of 35 forfeitures at 40s. each 35 0 0
ditto of one forfeiture at 20s. 10 0
ditto of 33 forfeitures at 10s. 8 5 0
total charges and receipts £3,881 2 11
Discharge.
Salaries of the Commissioners and Officers, detailed 830 0 0
Rent of the office in Surrey Street, Strand, paid to Mrs. Rebecca Ingram 38 0 0
Incidents, detailed (Exchequer fees, legal fees including those in the actions Billings v. Browne and Edes, and Reade v. the Commissioners and Browne and Edes, stationery, cleaning and candles and coal) 265 3 9
Taxes on Officers salaries 80 4 0
Auditor's fee 15 0 0
Money paid into the Exchequer by tallies, detailed 1,630 0 0
total payments and allowances £2,858 7 9
and so remains 1,022 15 2
whereof
depending upon Hackney and Stage coach-men detailed, for arrears of licences, rents and forfeitures, etc. 722 0 0
and so the said Accomptant is indebted 800 15 2
Declared 13 Nov. 1707.