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Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.

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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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Lotteries, etc.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLIONS POUNDS LOTTERY PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1987 [E351/1987].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 18 [A.O.1/1538/18].
SIR JOHN HUMBLE, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10].
Michaelmas 1711 to Michaelmas 1712.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt 595 0 0
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in part of 137,400l. for paying Annuities for the year 1710 87,911 7
Easter term, 11 Anne, in full of the same 33,176 2 11½
ditto, in further part of 142,200l. for the said service 18,112 10 0
(total receipts 139,200l.)
total charge and receipts £139,795 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Moneys paid to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets:
for annuities at various rates, 5l. to 1,000l. per an., for 31 years from Mich. 1710, detailed [as for the previous year, Vol. XXV, p. cdli]:
for the half year to Ladyday 1711 1,055 0 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1711 15,570 0 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1712 13,890 0 0
30,515 0 0
moneys paid to the owners of 144,570 blank tickets for an Annuity of 14s. each per an. for the above term 101,199 0 0
salaries: £ s. d.
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself, the clerks and other officers there 2,887 10 0
John Duncomb, Comptroller of the Accompts, for himself and his clerks 437 10 0
this Accomptant, ditto 375 0 0
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 150 0 0
3,850 0 0
total payments and allowances £135,564 0 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 4,231 0 0
Declared 30 June 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION ADVENTURE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2011 [E351/2011].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 56 [A.O.1/1545/56].
CHARLES BLUNT, late Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Lottery for the Year 1711 under the Act 9 Anne [c. 16].
23 January 1711–12 to 29 September 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accompt of this office nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in part of 200,072l. 15s. 7d. as by the Lord Treasurer's Instrument 23 Jan. 10 Anne 36,902 15 7
Easter term, 11 Anne, in full of the same 60,000 0 0
ditto, in full of 5,028l. 11s. 2d. for incidents 5,028 11 2
Michaelmas term, 11 & 12 Anne in further part of 200,072l. 15s. 7d. 81,979 18 6
Easter term, 12 Anne, in full of the same 21,190 1 6
ditto in part of 186,770l. 88,000 0 0
Interest received on Exchequer bills 15 2 0
total charge and receipts £293,116 8 9
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid towards discharging the Principal money due on the Orders in the first Classis:
towards discharging the large Praemiums or Benefits in the first classis; detailed, one payment of 994l. 7s. 4¾d., one of 500l., thirteen of 200l. each 4,094 7
towards discharging the Certain Principal Sums belonging to the other tickets in the first Classis; detailed, 312 at 110l. each 34,320 0 0
38,414 7
money paid within the time of this Accompt for Interest due on the Standing Orders belonging to the several Classes of this lottery:
for interest paid on the Orders in the first Classis, detailed (1,330 tickets) 13,005 2 0
ditto in the second Classis, detailed (2,670 tickets) 29,537 5 0
ditto in the third Classis, detailed (4,000 tickets) 46,498 4 0
ditto in the fourth Classis, detailed (5,340 tickets) 64,963 2 6
ditto in the fifth Classis detailed (6,660 tickets) 84,069 0 0
238,072 13 6
salaries etc..
44 Managers and Directors of this Lottery, as well as of the One and a Half Million Pounds Lottery, at 114l. 5s. 8½d. each, being part of 200l. each allowed as Managers of both lotteries 5,028 11 2
Charles Blunt, this Accomptant at 500l. per an. Xmas 1711 to Mich. 1713 875 0 0
William Fytche, Comptroller of Accompts; same time 875 0 0
the same, for his clerks and for incident expenses 455 9 0
7,234 0 2
total payments and allowances £283,721 1 03/4
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 9,395 7
against which there is craved to be allowed to the Auditor 350 0 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 9,045 7
Declared 8 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES: SOUTH SEA STOCK (fn. 1)
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 57 [E351/57]. (fn. 1)
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 28, ROLL 65 [A.O.1/28/65].
JOHN BLUNT, CHARLES BLUNT, GEORGE CASWALL and THOMAS JETT, Receivers of Debentures, Tallies, Orders and other species of the Public Debts, subscribed into the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company.
29 June to 30 July 1711.
Charge. £ s. d.
The Principal sums of the Public Debt subscribed into Capital Stock of the South Sea Company:
on Victualling Bills; on the First Subscription 690,777l. 10s. 2d., and on the Second Subscription 199,741l. 1s. 1d. 890,518 11 3
on Navy Bills; on the First Subscription 703,270l. 16s. 8d.; and on the Second Subscription 144,555l. 3s. 5d. 847,826 0 1
on Transport Debentures; on the First Subscription 223,624l. 19s. 8d., and on the Second Subscription 30,921l. 2s. 2d. 254,546 1 10
on Ordnance Debentures; on the First Subscription 6,890l. 0s. 3d., and on the Second Subscription 59,503l. 17s. 7d. 66,393 17 10
General Mortgage Tallies; on the First Subscription 61,560l. 14s. 6d. and on the Second Subscription 883,365l. 16s. 7d. 944,926 11 1
Tallies on Coals; on the Second Subscription 500 0 0
Army and Transport Debentures; on the First Subscription 303,873l. 9s. 10d. and on the Second Subscription 96,975l. 0s. 8d. 400,848 10 6
total charge and receipts £3,405,559 12 7
Discharge. £ s. d.
The Principal sums in the several Original Bills, Debentures, Tallies, Orders and other Specialities due to several persons for stores delivered and services performed, which have been subscribed into the Capital Stock of the said Company:
Principal sums on Victualling Bills taken in by John Blunt, detailed, including 2l. 16s. 11d. over-subscribed by persons named, being more than the original Bills delivered up by them 890,518 11 3
Navy Bills taken in by Charles Blunt [as in the Charge] 847,826 0 1
Transport and Ordnance Debentures, General Mortgage and Coal Tallies taken in by George Caswall [as in the Charge] 1,266,366 10 9
Army and Transport Debentures taken in by Thomas Jett [as in the Charge] 400,848 10 6
total payments and allowances £3,405,559 12 7
and so these Accomptants are even and Quit.
Auditor's Memorandum. It appears by the Certificates of the Accomptants that no lists of the Public Debts from the several Offices were exhibited to the said Accomptants at the time of taking in the Subscriptions.
Declared 8 May 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES: SOUTH SEA STOCK. (fn. 1)
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 58 [E351/58].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 28, ROLL 66 [A.O.1/28/66].
ROBERT KNIGHT, Receiver of all Bills etc. and other species of Public Debts, subscribed into the Capital Stock of the South Seas Corporation.
22 October 1711 to 1 December 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
The value and amount of Bills, Debentures, Tallies and Orders and the interest thereon to 25 Dec. 1711 subscribed into the Stock of the South Sea Company, etc.:
in the Navy Bills; on the Third Subscription 825,265l. 13s. 5d., on the Fourth ditto 79,232l. 4s. 6d. and on the Fifth ditto 20,337l. 19s. 924,835 16 11
in Victualling Bills; on the Third Subscription 909,585l. 8s. 10d., on the Fourth ditto 35,513l. 15s. 1d. and on the Fifth ditto 11,054l. 7s. 4d. 956,153 11 3
in Transport Debentures: on the Third Subscription 270,116l. 13s., on the Fourth ditto 15,731l. 6s. 7d. and on the Fifth ditto 1,719l. 0s. 5d. 287,567 0 0
in Ordnance Debentures: on the Third Subscription 115,071l. 16s. 9d., on the Fourth ditto 4,518l. 16s. 11d. and on the Fifth ditto 396l. 12s. 10d. 119,987 6 6
in General Mortgage Tallies; on the Third Subscription 61,982 8 0
in Tallies on Coals, on the Third Subscription 8,884l. 8s. and on the Fourth ditto 3,252l. 10s. 3d. 12,136 18 3
in Army and Transport Debentures issued in the reign of King William III, on the Fourth Subscription 620,751l. 9s. 10d., and on the Fifth in Army Debentures 38,822l. 8s. 3d. 659,573 18 1
the Interest of 3,405,559l. 12s. 7d. being the Principal of the several species taken in by John Blunt, Charles Blunt, George Caswall and Thomas Jett, Receivers of the First and Second Subscriptions, which could not be adjusted nor inserted in their Accompt through a want of power in the original Commission, now corrected 369,396 3 7
3,391,633 2 7
money subscribed for his then Electoral Highness of Hanover (through Christopher Frederick Kreinberg, his Resident) and the Duke of Zell upon accompt of subsidies for their Troops under the Treaty of 14 May 1696 9,375 0 0
public money subscribed to the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company:
by Charles Cæsar, Navy Treasurer, on the Third Subscription 288,600l. 7s. 2d., on the Fourth Subscription 1,421,274l. 14s. 4d. and on the Fifth Subscription 571,402l. 7s. 1d. 2,281,277 8 7
by Thomas Micklethwaite, Treasurer and Paymaster for Transports, on the Third Subscription 87,000l. and on the Fourth Subscription 3,124l. 18s. 6d. 90,124 18 6
2,371,402 7 1
total charge and receipts £5,772,410 9 8
Discharge.
The value of and amount of Original Bills, Debentures, Tallies and Orders delivered up by the Proprietors to the Accomptant and the Interest thereof to 25 Dec. 1711, as also for the Interest of the Principal sums subscribed on the First and Second subscriptions:
in Navy Bills; on the Third Subscription 825,265l. 13s. 5d., on the Fourth Subscription 79,232l. 4s. 6d. and on the Fifth Subscription 20,337l. 19s. 924,835 16 11
in Victualling Bills; on the Third Subscription 909,585l. 8s. 10d., on the Fourth Subscription 35,513l. 15s. 1d., and on the Fifth Subscription 11,054l. 7s. 4d. 956,153 11 3
in Transport Debentures; on the Third Subscription 270,116l. 13s., on the Fourth Subscription 15,731l. 6s. 7d., and on the Fifth Subscription 1,719l. 0s. 5d. 287,567 0 0
in Ordnance Debentures; on the Third Subscription 115,071l. 16s. 9d., on the Fourth Subscription 4,518l. 16s. 11d. and on the Fifth Subscription 396l. 12s. 10d. 119,987 6 6
in General Mortgage Tallies; in Principal Money 56,300l. and in Interest thereupon 5,682l. 8s. 61,982 8 0
in Tallies on Coals; on the Third Subscription 8,884l. 8s., on the Fourth Subscription 3,252l. 10s. 3d. (Principal 9,915l. 4s., interest 2,221l. 14s. 3d.) 12,136 18 3
in Army and Transport Debentures for service in the reign of King William III on the Fourth Subscription 620,751l. 9s. 10d. and on the Fifth Subscription 38,822l. 8s. 3d. 659,573 18 1
the Interest of Principal Sums on the First and Second Subscriptions taken in by John Blunt and others 369,396 3 7
3,391,633 2 7
money subscribed as remaining due to King George I, then Elector of Hanover, and to the Duke of Zell 9,375 0 0
public money subscribed to the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company:
by Charles Cæsar, Navy Treasurer, on the Third Subscription 288,600l. 7s. 2d., on the Fourth Subscription 1,421,274l. 14s. 4d. and on the Fifth Subscription 571,402l. 7s. 1d. 2,281,277 8 7
by Thomas Micklethwaite, Treasurer and Paymaster for Transports, on the Third Subscription 87,000l. and on the Fourth Subscription 3,124l. 18s. 6d. 90,124 18 6
2,371,402 7 1
total payments and allowances £5,772,410 9 8
and so the said Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 28 October 1714.

Footnotes

  • 1. See Dr. Shaw's preface to Vol. XXV, pp. xxxiv–liii.
  • 2. The Pipe Office Roll is defective from damp.
  • 3. See Dr. Shaw's preface to Vol. XXV, pp. xxxiv–liii.