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Declared Accounts: Hawkers and Pedlars

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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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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1735.
LICENCES FOR HAWKERS AND PEDLARS AND PETTY CHAPMEN.
Account from 24 June 1709 to 24 June 1710.
Exhibited by the Commissioner for Hawkers, &c.
Charge. £ s. d.
Remains in the hands of these accomptants 965 10
depending upon several persons at the foot of the last accompt 1,475 7 0
receipts:
due upon 2,311 licences to sundry hawkers, pedlars and petty chapmen within England, Wales and Berwick on Tweed at 4l. for each licence 9,244 0 0
licences to sundry hawkers, pedlars and petty chapmen to travel with 143 horses at 4l. each horse 572 0 0
fees on 2,169 single licences delivered out at 12d. each 108 9 0
fees for 142 licences granted for travelling with 142 horses at 2s. each 14 4 0
for 45 pedlars' bonds at 12d. each for securing the Duties 2 5 0
total charge and receipts £12,381 15
Discharge. £ s. d.
salaries to the Commissioners and officers 1,355 0 0
allowances for prompt payment at 2s. in the £ 481 0 0
incidents 422 12 8
money paid into the Exchequer as by tallies, detailed 8,355 0 0
total payments and allowances £10,613 12 8
and so Remains 1,768l. 2s. 9½d.
whereof:
depending upon sundry persons in arrear for their licences, 1,642l. 16s. 4d.
and so these accomptants are indebted 125l. 6s. 5½d.
Declared 8 May 1714.