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Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30, 1716. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1958.

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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 645, ROLL 249 [A.O.1/645/249].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of the Impositions on Tobacco.

25 December 1715 to 25 December 1716.

Charge £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors upon the end of the last preceding General Accompt in money 81,711 9
ditto in bonds 476,725 7
558,436 16 10¼
Receipts: money due and payable for the New Impositions on Tobacco collected or secured within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, in money
45,377 6
ditto, in bonds 150,645 14 8
(total London port 196,023l. 1s.d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 22,859l. 7s. 11d. and in bonds 27,539l. 8s.d.)
50,398 16
Barnstable (Robert Rowe, in money 80l. 11s. 5d. and in bonds 1,108l. 18s.d.) 1,189 9
Bydiford (Thomas Jans, in money 1,289l. 9s.d. and in bonds 9,281l. 18s. 9d.) 10,571 8
Chester (Joseph Sewel, in money 920l. 2s.d. and in bonds 701l. 10s. 0d.) 1,621 12
Cowes (John Dale, in money 44l. 14s. 11½d. and in bonds 3,049l. 7s. 2d.) 3,094 2
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money 204l. 0s.d. and in bonds 4,440l. 13s.d.) 4,644 13
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, in money 257l. 16s.d. and in bonds 2,933l. 9s. 4d.) 3,191 5
Exeter (William Sprye, in money 138l. 4s.s. and in bonds 938l. 4s.d.) 1,076 8 10¾
Falmouth (William Pye, in money 69l. 13s. 10½d. and in bonds 749l. 8s.d.) 819 2
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, in money 451l. 6s.d. and in bonds 1,359l. 6s. 0d.) 1,810 12
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 3,985l. 16s. 0d. and in bonds 28,970l. 10s. 11¾d.) 32,956 6 11¾
Lime (George Lisle, in money 330l. 13s.d. and in bonds 1,959l. 12s.) 2,290 5
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money 395l. 2s. 8d. and in bonds 621l.) 1,016 2 8
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, in money 52l. 4s.d. and in bonds 154l. 1s. 7d.) 206 5
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 458l. 18s.d. and in bonds 3,336l. 9s.d.) 3,795 8 1
Portsmouth (John Arnold, in money) 3 8 5
Rochester (John Pope, in money) 1 5 10¾
Scilly (Lodwick Jackson, in money) 4 15
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 1,734l. 9s.d. and in bonds 951l. 7s.d.) 2,685 16 10
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, in money 141l. 9s. 10d. and in bonds 11,789l. 11s. 0d.) 11,931 0 10
329,331 8
interest upon money due upon bonds:
on these Impositions to 31 July 1710 (Henry Ferne Receiver General)
2,212 16
on ditto to 31 July 1712 (Henry Ferne 860l. 9s. 1d., Jacob Reynardson at Bristoll 25l. 15s.d.) 886 4
on ditto to 31 July 1714 (Henry Ferne 159l. 9s.d.; Jacob Reynardson 87l. 10s. 4d.) 246 19
on ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 (Henry Ferne 4l. 14s.d., Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General, 248l. 19s. 10½d.; Jacob Reynardson 98l. 0s.d.; Nathaniel Smith at Leverpool 648l. 10s.d.) 1,000 10
4,346 11
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710
24,510 1 5
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 8,898 6 1
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 3,051 18
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 23,914 2
60,374 8 6
£952,489 5
Discharge.
Money defalked or discompted to the several Collectors for overpayments on the preceding Accompt 61,201 9
money remitted to the Receivers General 161,870 19 3
Officers' salaries and incident charges 1,362 0
repayments upon debentures for Tobacco exported:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe)
524 18 6
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 10,893 9 2
Bydiford (Thomas Jans) 4,491 5 3
Cowes (John Dale) 3,034 1 6
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 4,037 8
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe) 3,130 0 6
Exeter (William Sprye) 432 1
Falmouth (William Pye) 253 1 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 75 9 6
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 12,558 9 10¼
Lyme (Henry Badcock) 681 6
ditto (George Lisle) 465 16 11¼
Plymouth (David Morris) 1,556 12 9
Portsmouth (John Arnold) 0 8
Weymouth (Henry Baker) 113 13 11
ditto (Philip Taylor) 5 17
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 10,913 1 3
53.167 2 5
ditto upon certificates of damages and overentries; detailed as above 6,356 18
£283,958 9 8
and so remains 668,530 15
whereof depending on Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, for money remitted to him:
on these Impositions to 31 July 1710
8,121 4
on ditto to 31 July 1712 3,873 17 10½
on ditto to 31 July 1714 14,884 1
on ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 76,466 10
103,345 14 4
and on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds in their hands at Xmas 1716:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
the King's Remembrancer for bonds delivered to him to be prosecuted
33,958 18 5
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 418 18
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 2,176l. 18s.d. and in bonds 8,676l. 15s. 6d.) 10,853 13 10¼
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money) 613 3
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money) 310 10 8
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 870 18 9
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 179 8
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, in money 3.244l. 11s. 10½d. and in bonds 3,915l. 18s. 6d.) 7,160 10
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 704 0 3
Padstow (William Taylor, money) 2 0 0
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 269 4
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 254 0 10
Rochester (John Pope, money) 14 19
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 3 8
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, bonds) 2,013 13
and on the following late Collectors (for money unless stated):
Richard Hutchinson, late Solicitor for Customs Affairs, for bonds
197 18 2
Michael Weeks, late Receiver in London port, for bonds 26,484 19 10
Thomas Grainger, another late Receiver there 421 11 9
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton) 83 17
Boston (John Clark) 60 0 0
Beaumaris (William Lewis) 64 16
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont) 701 3 5
Bristol (John Sansome) 3,300 17
Bydiford (Richard Ustick) 763 3
ditto (Charles Jones) 964 7 9
Chester (Thomas Tyndall) 284 8
ditto (Edmond Smith) 45 18 6
Chichester (James Whitwood) 376 1 10¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 417 11 6
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 377 0
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 506 3
Deale (James Smith) 1,036 19
Falmouth (Edmond Harry) 132 13 0
Plymouth (William Pierson) 467 5 5
Falmouth (Thompson and Jennings) 47 14
Feversham (Charles Sherman) 2 5 2
ditto (Nicholas Matson) 150 0 0
Fowey (John Dagg) 396 13 10¾
Ilfracomb (John Keir) 147 19 0
Lancaster (John Foster) 3 17 11¼
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 9,026 9
ditto (Edmond Smith) 2,621 15 0
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 90 10
Milford (Walter Middleton) 7,245 18 1
ditto (David Morris) 4 2
ditto (Joseph Sewel) 61 19
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 347 17
Newcastle (John Pye) 828 18
Newhaven (Edward Man) 151 16
Padstow (Francis Leister) 365 12
ditto (John Bligh) 582 7
Penzance (Charles Jones) 37 0
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 254 17 5
ditto (William Pierson) 4,060 15
Poole (William Jacomb) 195 19
ditto (William Bowles) 984 9 11¾
Rochester (John Moor) 11 10
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 490 15 11
Southampton (Adam de Cardonel) 778 3 10¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 376 2
Weymouth (Lodwick Jackson) 712 1 1
ditto (Thomas Bower) 41 19
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 116 11
ditto (John Fotherby) 3 14 6
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 1,047 9
ditto (Alfrid Lawson) 852 14 4
126,354 7 10¾
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, bonds)
2,589 3 6
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 96 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 263 2
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 1,970l. 7s.d. and in bonds 1,808l. 1s. 9d.) 3,778 9
Rochester (John Pope, money) 7 1
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 15 10 6
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 5 3 11
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, money) 140 15 6
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Bydiford (Charles Jones)
741 3 11½
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 1 14
Rye (George Shuckburgh) 1 13
Shoreham (John Goldham) 3 8 4
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur) 0 10 0
7,643 16 3
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, bonds)
4,987 10 0
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, money) 190 14 0
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money) 131 17 0
Cowes (John Dale, money) 705 19 6
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money) 457 2
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 46 11 3
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 1,384 6
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 9,740l. 3s.d. and in bonds 10,166l. 10s.d.) 19,906 13
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 571 2 10¾
Penzance (Thomas Medcalfe, money) 523 16 9
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 7,187 16 3
Rochester (John Pope, money) 19 11 0
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, bonds) 901 2
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Lime (Thomas Jans)
102 13
Poole (Thomas Chamberlain, money) 67 5 6
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 227 11 3
37,411 14 3
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, for bonds
3,292 6 0
Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General, for bonds 171,812 17
(total London port 175,105l. 3s.d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, bonds)
889 18
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 475l. 15s.d. and in bonds 12,058l. 7s. 8d.) 12,534 2
Bydiford (Thomas Jans, in money 404l. 18s.d. and in bonds 4,912l. 8s. 9d.) 5,317 7
Chester (Joseph Sewel, bonds) 701 10 0
Cowes (John Dale, bonds) 15 5 8
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money 216l. 1s.d. and in bonds 161l. 3s. 10¾d.) 377 11
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 48 13
Exeter (William Sprye, in money 42l. 3s.d. and in bonds 558l. 4s.d.) 600 7
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 464 10
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, bonds) 880 11 10¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, bonds) 23,950 4
Lime (Henry Badcock, money) 225 17 1
ditto (George Lisle, in money 376l. 3s.d. and in bonds 1,183l. 18s.d.) 1,560 1 11½
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money 2s. 8d. and in bonds 621l.) 621 2 8
Padstow (William Taylor, money) 451 19 7
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, bonds) 148 10
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds) 1,713 18 9
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 5 17
ditto (John Arnold, money) 2 12
Scilly (Lodowick Jackson, money) 4 15
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, bonds) 907 19 10¾
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, in money 338l. 8s. 8d. and in bonds 9,273l. 10s. 11½d.) 9,611 19 8
236,139 19
Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, for bonds in his custody at Xmas 1716 157,635 3
(total depending on the several Receivers and Collectors as above (in money 78,115l. 13s. 9d. and in bonds 487,069l. 7s.d.) 565,185l. 1s.d.)
sum total of the arrears aforesaid £668,530 15
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 786, ROLL 988 [A.O.1/786/988].

Henry Ferne, Receiver General of the Impositions on Tobacco.

25 December 1715 to 24 June 1716.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands at the foot of the last Accompt 89 1 5
value of bonds in the Accomptants' custody:
for the Impositions on Tobacco to 31 July 1710
108,096 11
for ditto to 31 July 1712 60,990 0 11¾
for ditto to 31 July 1714 60,838 6 4
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 106,927 5
336,852 3 8
(total arrears 336,941l. 5s. 1d.)
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt:
for the Impositions on Tobacco to 31 July 1710:
the King's Remembrancer
55 0 0
London merchants for interest on bonds 2,212 16
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 1,273 10
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 68 14 11¾
3,610 2
for ditto to 31 July 1712:
London merchants for interest on bonds
860 9 1
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
London merchants for interest on bonds
159 9
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 4,248 18 10
Biddeford (Thomas Jans) 750 3 1
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 19 15 6
Poole (Henry Baker) 33 8 3
5,211 15
for ditto from 1 August 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, in money
2,682 5
ditto, in bonds 30,142 12
interest on bonds 4 14
(total London port 32,829l. 12s.d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)
5,468 18
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 151 18 2
Biddeford (Thomas Jans) 400 0 0
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 500 0 0
Deal (Salathiel Rolfe) 12 0 0
Exeter (William Sprye) 29 2
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 8,540 10 4
Lime (Henry Badcock) 503 0 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 156 11 10½
Padstow (John Pligh) (fn. 1) 130 0 0
Rochester (John Pope) 17 12
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 9 1
ditto (Henry Blencow) 765 12
49,513 19
(total Outports 16,684l. 7s.d.)
and of the said Impositions in North Britain:
Mongo Greme, for these Impositions to 31 July 1710
4 2 1
the same, for ditto to 31 July 1714 8 4 2
the same, for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 15 12
27 19
(total receipts 59,224l. 5s.d.)
total charge and receipts £396,165 10
Discharge.
Salaries and other allowances:
this Accomptant, for extraordinary clerks; half year to Ladyday 1716
50 0 0
Sir John Shaw, bt., and Charles Shaw, for their clerks; same time 100 0 0
the four Examiners of the Outport Books; same time 15 0 0
a clerk to the Surveyor General, a clerk to the Comptroller and a clerk to the Surveyor; same time 30 0 0
Robert Shaw, Computer of the Plantation Duties; same time 50 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 12 10 0
Thomas Coleman and others, for goods burnt or destroyed by the late fire in Thames Street 1,187 2 0
1,444 12 0
repayments:
upon debentures for Tobacco exported:
out of these Impositions to 31 July 1710
5,075 7 10
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 3,458 9
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 13,432 10
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 34,979 11 3
56,945 19 6
upon certificates for damaged Tobacco and overentries:
out of these Impositions to 31 July 1710
12 17 7
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 22 7
out of ditto from 1 August 1714 592 11 11
627 16
(total repayments 57,573l. 16s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of these Impositions to 31 July 1710
4,430 4
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 415 8 3
out of the ditto to 31 July 1714 6,481 8 11½
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 33,012 14
and from North Britain:
out of the Impositions to 1 Aug. 1710
4 2 1
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 8 4 2
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 15 12
44,367 15 3
total payments and allowances £103,386 3
and so remains 292,779 6
against which for bonds delivered up and for money paid to the succeeding Receiver General:
to Horatio Walpole and Francis Haws:
for the Impositions on Tobacco to 31 July 1710
14,457 0
for ditto to 31 July 1712 29,095 4
for ditto to 31 July 1714 30,324 0
for ditto from 1 August 1714 85,389 14 4
159,265 18 (fn. 2)
bonds deemed insolvent, delivered into the King's Remembrancer's Office:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710
87,731 3
for ditto to 31 July 1712 28,881 7 9
for ditto to 31 July 1714 15,789 14
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 1,034 11
133,436 16 11½
and depending on John Selwyn, the present Receiver General, for money paid over by Mrs. Elizabeth Ferne, the Accomptant's widow and Administratrix (part of 2,501l. 1s.d. paid 1 Oct. 1725 under Treasury Warrant of 27 July 1725 and an Order of the Customs Commissioners of 28 Sept. 1725) 76 11
£292,779 6
and so the Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 26 February 1725–26.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 787, ROLL 993 [A.O.1/787/993].

Horatio Walpole, Senior, and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs.

Half year, Midsummer to Xmas 1716.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands, none, this being their first Accompt nil
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers and Collectors in England:
for these Impositions to 31 July 1714:
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)
53 15 0
Bideford (Thomas Jans) 73 12
127 7
for ditto from 1 August 1714
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, on the Plantation Receipt, in money
42,695 0 11
ditto, ditto, in bonds 118,876 1 3
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, in bonds 135,067 12
several merchants, for interest on bonds 248 19 10½
296,887 14 3
Outports:
Bristoll (Isaac Reynardson)
25,852 9 11¼
Bideford (Thomas Jans) 519 0 0
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 70 10 2
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 354 4 11¾
Cowes (John Dale) 44 14 11½
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 100 0 0
Exeter (William Spry) 40 0 0
Falmouth (William Pye) 66 7
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 5,177 18 3
Lyme (George Lisle) 100 0 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 553 8 8
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 395 0 0
Plymouth (David Morris) 200 0 0
Portsmouth (John Arnold) 0 8
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson) 49 14
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 1,470 0 0
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 1,674 18
36,668 15
total charge and receipts £333,683 17
Discharge.
Salaries and other allowances:
Sir John Shaw, bt., and Charles Shaw, his brother, for their clerks on the Plantation Receipt; half year to Michaelmas 1716
100 0 0
the four Examiners of the Outport books; same time 15 0 0
a clerk to the Surveyor General, a clerk to the Comptroller and a clerk to the Surveyor; same time 30 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 12 10 0
these Accomptants, for extraordinary clerks; same time 50 0 0
207 10 0
repayments:
upon debentures for Tobacco exported
84,181 3 6
upon certificates for damage, defective and over entered Tobacco 981 4 2
85,162 7 8
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates: 76,513 11
total payments and allowances £161,883 9
and so remains 171,800 7 7
against which due and payable on sundry bonds 171,812 17
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 7 August 1718.
12 10

Footnotes

  • 1. Sic for Bligh.
  • 2. The figures given add up to 159,265l. 19s. 4½d.