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Declared Accounts: Hawkers and Pedlars

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26, 1712. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1954.

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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HAWKERS AND PEDLARS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1737 [E351/1737].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1424, ROLL 16 [A.O.1/1424/16].
SAMUEL ATKINSON, JOHN HENLEY and THOMAS EARSBY, Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers and Petty Chapmen.
24 June 1711 to 25 June 1712.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants upon the foot of their last Accompt nil
because in surplusage
depending upon several persons as upon the foot of the said Accompt 2,388 17 3
Receipts: money arising within the time of this Accompt for Licences under the Act [9 Wm. III, c. 27, continued by 6 Anne, c. 2]:
for 2,075 foot licences granted for a year to Midsummer 1712 at 4l. each 8,300 0 0
for licences for travelling with 159 horses at 4l. each horse for the same time 636 0 0
for 1,918 single foot-licences at 12d. each 95 18 0
for 157 licences for travelling with 159 horses at 2s. each 15 14 0
for 33 bonds for securing the latter moiety of the Duty at 12d. each bond 1 13 0
9,049 5 0
total charge and receipts £11,438 2 3
Discharge.
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, General Riding Surveyor and five Riding Surveyors, named 700 0 0
three London Surveyors, named 150 0 0
Richard Harrington, messenger 30 0 0
1,430 0 0
allowances for prompt payments:
for prompt payment of 4,080l., being the latter moiety of the Duty arising by 2,040 licences 408 0 0
and for prompt payment of 318l. (sic) being the latter moiety of the Duty arising by 155 licences for travelling with 157 horses 31 8 0
439 8 0
necessary and incident charges and disbursements, detailed, including stationery (199l.), office rent (15l.), law charges (10l. 10s.), remittance of money abroad (1l. 0s. 1d.), office necessaries etc. (50l. 19s. 10d.), inquiries as to sureties (10l.), Exchequer fees (6l. 11s. 6d.), stamps on licences, etc. (108l. 5s.), and Auditor's fee to Edward Harley (25l.) 426 6 5
total for salaries, prompt payments and incidents as above 2,295l. 14s. 5d.
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 6,926 0 0
surplusage on the preceding Accompt 304 8 2
total payments and allowances £9,526 2 7
and so remains 1,911 19 8
against which depending on sundry persons in arrears for their licences or for the value of bonds not yet answered:
for the year ending Midsummer 1698 [as in Vol. XXV, p. cdxxxv] 377 10 6
ditto 1699 [ditto] 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 Mackburny, another Officer, ditto 33 0 0
Edward Gregory, a deceased Riding Surveyor, ditto 35 5 0
Philip Sanderson, another Officer, for money in his hands 142 18 11
and upon these Accomptants for the latter moiety of the Duties on sundry licences granted within the time of this Accompt 32 0 0
£1,920 17 3
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage 8 17 7
Declared 7 December 1714.