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Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills

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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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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1279 [E351/1279].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 19 [A.O.1/868/19].
LIONEL HERNE AND SAMUEL EDWARDS: Accompt of the Money by them received to discharge the Interest on Exchequer Bills.
Michaelmas 1711 to Michaelmas 1712.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands upon the end of their last Accompt 3,494 1
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in part of 70,000l. for paying interest on Exchequer bills at 2d. per 100l. per diem 30,000 0 0
Easter term, 11 Anne, in further part of the same 20,000 0 0
50,000 0 0
Surcharge of money received for interest on Exchequer bills while they remained in the Accomptants' hands 40 0 0
total charge and receipts £53,534 1
Discharge.
Money paid for interest on Exchequer bills paid into the Tellers of the Exchequer and Bank of England (detailed) 52,941 10
salary: these Accomptants for themselves and clerks and for incident expenses 500 0 0
Exchequer fees etc. (including 40l. to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee) 62 19 6
total payments and allowances £53,504 10
and so these Accomptants are Indebted 29 11 7
Declared 12 August 1714.
The corresponding Accounts for former years have been omitted as of insufficient interest and importance to justify publication.