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Declared Accounts: Hawkers and Pedlars

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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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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HAWKERS AND PEDLARS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1736 [E351/1736]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1424 ROLL 15 [A.O.1/1424/15].
SAMUEL ATKINSON, JOHN HENLEY and THOMAS EARSBY, Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers and Pedlars and Petty Chapmen.
24 June 1710 to 24 June 1711.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants upon the foot of their last Accompt 125 6
depending upon several persons as upon the foot of the said Accompt 1,642 16 4
1,768 2
Receipts: money arising within the time of this Accompt for Licences under the Act 9 & 10 Wm. III [9 Wm. III, c. 27] continued by that 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2]:
for 2,183 licences granted between Midsummer 1710 and Midsummer 1711 at 4l. each 8,732 0 0
for licences for travelling with 141 horses at 4l. each horse 564 0 0
for 2,043 foot licences at 12d. each 102 3 0
for 140 licences for travelling with 141 horses at 2s. each licence 14 0 0
for 46 bonds for securing the latter moiety of the Duty at 12d. each bond 2 6 0
9,414 9 0
total charge and receipts 11,182 11
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Salaries:
Samuel Atkinson, John Henley and Thomas Earsby, Commissioners 300 0 0
Culverwell Needler, Solicitor 50 0 0
four clerks, named 200 0 0
Thomas Wells, Riding Surveyor General 200 0 0
four Riding Surveyors, named 400 0 0
three London Surveyors, named 150 0 0
messenger and arrears, etc. 205 0 0
1,505 0 0
allowances for prompt payments:
for prompt payment of 4,266l. being the latter moiety of the Duty arising by 2,133 licences at 2s. in the £1 426 12 0
for ditto of 280l. for the latter moiety of the duty of 140 horses (139 licences) at the same rate 28 0 0
454 12 0
necessary and incident charges and disbursements, detailed 613 10
(total for salaries, prompt payments and incidents 2,573l. 2s. 8½d.)
money paid into the Exchequer by dates 6,525 0 0
total payments and allowances £9,098 2
and so remains 2,084l. 9s. 1d.
whereof depending on sundry persons in arrears for their licences or for the value of bonds not yet answered:
for the year ending Midsummer 1698: Samuel Jones of Brecknock 4l. 1s. 6d.; these Accomptants for bonds 373l. 9s. 0d. 377 10 6
for the year ending Midsummer 1699:
these Accomptants for bonds 198 15 0
ditto 1700: ditto 306 18 0
ditto 1701: ditto 251 10 0
ditto 1702: ditto 51 15 0
ditto 1703: ditto 27 7 6
ditto 1704: ditto 16 10 6
ditto 1705: ditto 24 10 0
ditto 1706: ditto 6 0 0
ditto 1707: ditto 16 10 0
ditto 1708: ditto 25 0 0
ditto 1709: ditto 20 0 0
ditto 1710: ditto 44 0 0
ditto 1711: ditto 50 15 0
William Batchellor, a Riding Surveyor, for money by him received 260 11 4
James Mackburney, another Officer, ditto 33 0 0
Peter Crank and Philip Sanderson, Officers, for money by them received 642 18 11
and upon the sureties of Edward Gregory, a deceased Riding Surveyor 35 5 6
2,388 17 3
and so the Accomptants are in surplusage. 304 8 2
Declared 24 August 1714.