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Declared Accounts: Hackney Coaches

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25, 1711. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Hackney Coaches

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HACKNEY AND STAGE COACHES.
AUDIT OFFICE BUNDLE 1326, ROLL 17.
EDWARD WHARTON, Receiver General of moneys arising by the Licensing of Hackney and Stage Coaches.
Midsummer 1710 to Midsummer 1711.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of this Accomptant on the end of his last Accompt 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 2,800 0 0
for the Queen's moiety of two forfeitures at 5l. each 5 0 0
for the Queen's moiety of 28 forfeitures at 40s. each 28 0 0
for the Queen's moiety of 14 forfeitures at 10s. each 3 10 0
2,836 10 0
total charge and receipts £3,758 10 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Salaries: Daniel Blake, Charles Heron, Abraham Magny, E. Jollyvet and George Clark, Commissioners, at 100l. per an. each; Edward Wharton, Receiver, at 62l. per an.; Charles Bolton, clerk to the Commissioners, at 50l. per an.; Francis Champelon, housekeeper, at 40l. per an.; George Edes and Michael Brown, messengers, at 40l. per an. each; Richard Colton and Albertus Oldfeild, streetkeepers, at 35l. per an. each 802 0 0
rent of the Office in Surrey Street; to Mrs. Joyce Collins 38 0 0
incident charges: Edward Wharton for his charges; John Tisser, Solicitor, for his charges; George Grafton and Edward Castle for stationery; coals; Charles Bolton, for his charges; the housekeepers for their disbursements; and George Edes for the prosecution of one Turner at Hicks's Hall 211 0 9
taxes 80 4 0
auditor's fee; to Edward Harley 15 0 0
1,146 4 9
money paid into the Exchequer (quarterly payments) 1,696 15 3
£2,843 0 0
and so remains 915l. 10s. 0d.
whereof depending on several hackney and stage coachmen for arrears, etc.:
11 stage coachmen for 12 stage coach licences at 8l. per an. for the year to Midsummer 1695 96 0 0
40 stage coachmen for 46 licences for three quarters to Midsummer 1695 276 0 0
20 stage coachmen for 27 licences for half a year to Midsummer 1695 108 0 0
33 stage coachmen for 45 licences for Midsummer quarter 1695 90 0 0
two coachmen at the same rate for Xmas quarter 1694 4 0 0
Francis Morgan for 5 licences for Ladyday quarter 1695 and for 7 licences for Midsummer quarter 1695 24 0 0
two coachmen for half a year to Ladyday 1695 8 0 0
ten coachmen for 12 licences for Ladyday quarter 1695 24 0 0
Isaac Keene for one licence for a year to Midsummer 1695 and for one licence for Midsummer quarter 1695 10 0 0
Robert Bird for his licence for Xmas quarter 1694 and Midsummer quarter 1695 and for two other licences for three quarters due the same time 16 0 0
Richard Barnes for two licences for Xmas quarter 1694 and for four licences for Ladyday quarter 1695 and for two licences for Midsummer quarter 1695 16 0 0
Francis Drinkwater for one licence for half a year to Xmas 1694 and for Midsummer quarter 1695 6 0 0
William Powell for three licences, one for Ladyday quarter 1695 and two for Midsummer quarter 1695 6 0 0
Jonathan Hopkins for one licence for Xmas quarter 1694 and Midsummer quarter 1695 4 0 0
John Woodgate, for one other licence for Michaelmas quarter 1694 and Midsummer quarter 1695 4 0 0
for forfeitures; 10 hackney coachmen convicted in the year to Midsummer 1695 for driving coaches without licence at 50s. each and 5 hackney coachmen for taking more than is allowed by Law at 20s. each 30 0 0
722 0 0
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 193 10 0
Declared 12 August 1714.