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Declared Accounts: Hackney Coaches

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24, 1710. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Hackney Coaches

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1586.
HACKNEY COACHES LICENCES.
EDWARD WHARTON, Receiver General.
Account for one year ended at Midsummer 1710.
Charge. £ s. d.
Remains in the hands of this accomptant 200 0 0
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
the Queen's moiety of one forfeiture at 5l. 2 10 0
ditto of 34 forfeitures at 2l. each 34 0 0
ditto of one forfeiture at 10s. [sic for 1l.] 0 10 0
ditto of 15 forfeitures at 10s. each 3 15 0
total charge and receipts £3,762 15 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
salaries to the Commissioners and officers, detailed 823 0 0
rent of the Office in Surrey Street, Strand, paid to Mrs. Joyce Collins 38 0 0
incidents, detailed 216 11 10
taxes on officers' salaries 80 4 0
auditor's fee 15 0 0
money paid into the Exchequer by tallies, detailed 1,667 19 2
total payments and allowances £2,840 15 0
and so Remains 922l.
whereof:
depending upon Hackney and Stage coachmen, detailed for arrears of licences, rent and forfeitures &c., 722l.
and so this accomptant is indebted at the close of this account, 200l.
Declared 11 Feb. 1711–12.