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Declared Accounts: Stamps

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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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Stamps

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2175, ROLL 158. [A.O.1/2175/158]

William Ashurst, Comptroller and Accomptant General of the Duties on Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper

John Montagu, Register of the Rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices.

2 August 1715 to 2 August 1716

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of several persons particularly named at the foot of the last General Accompt of the Stamp Duties 96,676 0 47/12
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the several Duties (fn. 1) on Stampt Vellum etc. and for the value of Vellum, Parchment and Paper bought by the Commissioners and for money paid by Law Officers etc.:
for the Single Duty and the two Additional Duties:
for stamps impressed or made for ready money at the Head Office
63,597 4 10
for stamps put upon vellum etc. delivered to the Warehouskeeper for the supply of the Country 39,222 9 2
for the Duties arising on Entries made by the Secondaries, Town Clerks and other Law Officers 1,608 13 4
for money raised by penalties for deeds executed before they were duly stamped 90 0 0
the University ‘Registers’ for the Duties entered by them for Degrees 232 12 0
for the money due upon bond by William Lowndes and Mr. Martin to secure payment of stamps delivered to them 200 0 6
for the value of Parchment etc. provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods 2,431 16 1
for the profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers 960 6 4
for ditto by advancing the prices of parchment etc. in the custody of the Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods 2 19 10¼
for the poundage arising by an over payment by Walter Marshall last year 0 1
for the profit arising by discount allowed by Stationers on Goods delivered last year and paid for within the time of this Accompt 4 17 3
and Owen Lloyd and Co. for parchment etc. by them delivered within the time of this Accompt for the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods but not paid for this year 4 13 4
108,355 14
for the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice granted in 1711:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
3,436 17 6
for stamps put upon vellum etc. for the supply of the Country 1,782 2 8
for money raised by penalties [as above] 7 10 9
for the Duty on Cards at 6d. a pack 7,500 0 0
for the Duty on Dice at 5s. a pair 602 0 0
for the Duty on Almanacks stampt for the London Stationers Company 2,008 15 0
for the value of parchment etc. provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods 59 7 11
and for the profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers 34 11 3
15,431 5 1
for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. and on certain Printed Papers, Pamphlets and Advertisements, granted in 1712:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
6,960 17 5
for stamps put upon vellum etc. delivered for the supply of the Country 1,677 18 9
for money raised by penalties [as above] 20 0 0
for the Duty on large pamphlets 133 8 0
for the Duty arising by advertisements 717 8 0
for the value of parchment etc. provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods 71 12 1
for the profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers 30 13 9
for ditto by pamphlets and advertisements received by Distributors 153 13 3
and for poundage occasioned by an overpayment by Richard Lowry last year 0 8
9,765 19 11¾
for the New Duties on Policies of Insurance:
for stamps impressed etc. at the Head Office
2,150 12 8
(total on the above Duties 135,703l. 12s.d.)
overpayments, detailed:
for the Continued Duties and Additional Duties
241 19 0
for the New Duty on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice 12 11
for the Duties on Several Kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. 80 3
334 13 11
money due and payable, 2 Aug. 1715 to 2 Aug. 1716, for the rates upon monies given with Clerks and Apprentices: the Duty of 6d. per 1l. on sums of 50l. or under; at the Head Office on 36,524l. 7s. 11d. 913 3
the like in the Country; on 24,279l. 5s. 31/6d. 607 1 25/12
the Duty of 12d. per 1l. on sums over 50l. at the Head Office; on 45,353l. 10s. 1d. 2,267 13
the like in the Country; on 8,623l. 0s. 8d. 431 5 12/3
4,219 3 0⅓
poundage arising on an overpayment made by Edward Eden 0 17
overpayments:
out of the said rates to 1 May 1715
3 5
out of ditto from 1 May 1715 60 0
63 5 9
total charge and receipts £236,997 12 41/6
Discharge.
Money accompted for by Henry Liddell, Receiver General, in his Cash Accompt, 1 Aug. 1715 to 2 Aug. 1716:
salaries of the Commissioners and others at the Head Office in London
7,897 10 0
rent of the Offices in London 206 0 0
parchment etc. bought and paid for 2,590 1 4
necessary and incident charges at the Head Office 2,316 7 7
repayment of tax money on the Under-Officers' salaries 366 1 6
discount allowed on prompt payment 1,984 19
poundage allowed to Law Officers 40 4
money paid into the Exchequer, out of arrears of the Duty for the first four years 4l. 16s. 8d.; out of ditto of the Duty continued to 1 Aug. 1710, 24l. 14s.; out of the further continued Duty from 31 July 1710 34,184l. 15s. 8d.; out of the Additional Duty 36,431l. 2s.d.; out of the further ditto towards a lottery 19,423l. 14s.d.; out of the New Duties on Cards and Dice 11,579l. 8s. 9d.; out of the Duties on several kinds etc. 8,289l. 13s. 3d.; out of the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 1,965l. 19s. 1d. 111,904 4 6
127,305 9
money overpaid on the preceding General Accompt:
on the Stamp Duties
648 8
on the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices 31 10
deducting an overpayment by Owen Lloyd for stationery wares, now paid and allowed 32 2 6
647 16
allowances to Distributors in the Country for incident charges etc.:
John Shepherd, Distributor in London, for allowances on the 10lb. parcels vended by him
3 16 4
allowance on the New Duty 1711 for almanacks cancelled 146 4 6
poundage allowed the Distributors at 18d. per 1l. 3,105 7 0
necessary and incident charges 465 17 10
poundage allowed George Cooper, ‘Register’ of the University of Oxford at 12d. per 1l. 16 12 7
Owen Lloyd and Co. for goods delivered last year but paid for within the time of this Accompt 4 17 3
3,742 15 6
[The above items are allotted to the several Duties].
payments made out of the Duties on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices:
money accompted for in the Cash Accompt:
for salaries
240 0 0
for necessaries and incidents 94 0 2
for money paid into the Exchequer 3,398 1 7
3,732 1 9
incident charges and poundage allowed the Collectors in the Country:
for necessary and incident charges
5 19 10½
for poundage at 1s. 6d. per 1l. 42 19
48 19
(total allowances on these Duties 3,781l. 0s. 11¼d.)
total payments and allowances £135,477 1 6
and so remains 101,520 10 101/6
whereof depending on Warehousekeepers, Distributors and others for so much remaining in their hands in stampt parchment etc. or in money and bonds:
for the single Duty and the First and Second continued Duties:
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle, for the first Continued Duty 331l. 6s.d. for the Second ditto 125l. 4s.
456 10
Anthony Boise, Hertfordshire, for the First Continued Duty 98l. 7s.d., for the Second ditto 1,340l. 9s.d. 1,438 17 3
Samuel Babb, Somersetshire, for the Single Duty 90l. 8s.d. and for the First Continued Duty 6l. 12s. 4d. 97 1
Joshua Claver, Hull, for the Second Continued Duty 414 15 1
William Collins, Worcestershire, for the Single Duty 427l. 11s. 6d. and for the First Continued Duty 42l. 5s. 3d. 469 16 9
Benjamin Collet, another late Distributor there, for the First Continued Duty 241 7 1
Peter Clinton, Dorsetshire, for the First Continued Duty 513 2
Edward Cowley, Lincolnshire, for the Single Duty 58 5 11
Charles Herle, Cornwall, for the First Continued Duty 281 9
Francis Issacson, Lincoln, for ditto 263 4 10¼
Charles Jones, Radnorshire, for the Single Duty 127l. 11s. 9d. and for the First Continued Duty 45l. 4s.d. 172 16
George Maynard, for Yorkshire, for the Second Continued Duty 610 13
Henry Marriott, Norfolk, for the Single Duty 114 9 5
Timothy Westley, Berkshire, for the Second Continued Duty 523 6
Samuel Wilson, Berwick, for the Single Duty 7 6
Robert Warren, Suffolk, for ditto 58 5 11
5,721 8 5
for the Third Continued Duty, the First Additional Duty, the Second Additional Duty, the New Duty 1711, the New Duty 1712 and the New Duty on Policies of Insurance:
John Adams, Radnorshire, for the Third Continued Duty 213l. 13s. 11¼d., for the First Additional Duty 181l. 1s.d., for the Second ditto 13l. 7s.d., and for the New Duty 1711 11l. 14s. 0d.
419 16
Henry Axford, Wiltshire, for the Third Continued Duty 366l. 7s.d., for the First Additional Duty 311l. 2s.d., for the Second ditto 475l. 11s.d., for the New Duty 1711 105l. 2s. 8d., and for ditto 1712 192l. 8s.d. 1,450 11 11
William Adderley, Gloucestershire, for the Third Continued Duty 1,121l. 10s.d., for the First Additional Duty 840l. 2s. 10½d., for the Second ditto 400l. 14s. 0d., for the New Duty 1711 353l. 12s.d. for ditto 1712 113l. 11s. 2d., and for ditto on Policies of Insurance 16l. 16s. 2,846 7 6
Henry Allestree, Derbyshire, for the Third Continued Duty 352l. 6s., for the First Additional Duty 301l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 225l. 15s. 10¼d., for the New Duty 1711 65l., and for ditto 1712 19l. 8s. 963 15
Thomas Baker, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 186l. 12s.d., for the First Additional Duty 127l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 97l. 2s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 12s. 3d., and for ditto 1712 39l. 11s. 3d. 467 6
George Bowles, Kent, for the Third Continued Duty 106l. 19s.d., for the First Additional Duty 62l. 18s. 4d., for the Second ditto 43l. 17s. 6d., and for the New Duty 1711 4l. 2s.d. 217 17
Richard Baynes, Westmorland, for the Third Continued Duty 584l. 15s. 7d., for the First Continued (sic) Duty 506l. 19s. 10½d., for the Second Additional Duty 387l. 17s.d., for the New Duty 1711 233l. 10s. 10½d., and for ditto on several kinds 18l. 15s. 1,731 18
James Brooke, Surrey, for the Third Continued Duty 236l. 7s. 7d., for the First Additional Duty 167l. 17s.d., for the Second ditto 199l. 18s.d., for the New Duty 1711 55l. 17s. 11¾d., and for ditto 1712 62l. 12s.d. 722 14
Richard Bowdler, Shropshire, for the Third Continued Duty 381l. 8s. 5d., for the First Additional Duty 279l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 288l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 27l. 12s.d., and for the New Duty 1712 56l. 5s. 11¼d. 1,032 15 1
Walter Brett, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 250l. 5s.d., for the First Additional Duty 132l. 18s.d., for the Second ditto 115l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 11l. 14s. 10d., and for ditto 1712 41l. 19s. 10¾d. 551 19
Thomas Cowper, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 550l. 5s. 2d., for the First Additional Duty 303l. 0s. 4d., for the Second ditto 256l. 19s. 10¾d., for the New Duty 1711 18l. 4s., and for ditto 1712 24l. 3s. 4d. 1,152 12
Robert Clark, Norfolk, for the Third Continued Duty 723l. 14s.d., for the First Additional ditto 423l. 10s.d., for the Second ditto 426l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 156l. 5s.d., and for ditto 1712 280l. 17s.d. 2,010 8
Thomas Day, Cambridgeshire, for the Third Continued Duty 14l. 11s.d., for the First Additional Duty 12l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 10l., for the New Duty 1711 8l., and for ditto 1712 7l. 51 11
William Dowse, Huntingtonshire, for the Third Continued Duty 156l. 17s.d., for the First Additional Duty 105l. 17s.d., for the Second ditto 16l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s., and for ditto 1712 120l. 3s.d. 404 2
Richard Duke, Exeter, for the Third Continued Duty 428l. 10s.d., for the First Additional Duty 350l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 194l. 15s.d., for the New Duty 1711 130l. 4s. 10d., and for ditto 1712 22l. 14s. 4d. 1,126 13 10
Hugh Foulkes, Cheshire, for the Third Continued Duty 586l. 5s. 4d., for the First Additional Duty 456l. 3s. 1d., for the Second ditto 397l. 5s. 1d., and for the New Duty 1711 90l. 11s.d. 1,530 5
John Foulkes, Denbighshire, for the Third Continued Duty 342l. 13s. 11¾d., for the First Additional Duty 308l. 4s.d., for the Second ditto 19l. 8s. 1d., and for the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s. 675 10
Joseph Greenway, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 456l. 6s.d., for the First Additional Duty 364l. 10s.d., for the Second ditto 213l. 15s.d., for the New Duty 1711 30l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 94l. 12s.d. 1,159 14 9
John Hudson, London, for the Third Continued Duty 192l. 15s.d., for the First Additional Duty 122l. 1s. 9d., for the Second ditto 62l. 4s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 36l. 3s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 54l. 15s. 10d. 468 1
Francis Hawkins, Cornwall, for the Third Continued Duty 750l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 604l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 411l. 10s.d., for the New Duty 1711 152l. 15s.d., and for ditto 1712 14l. 19s.d. 1,934 0
John Hamilton, Scotland, for the Second Additional Duty 1,457l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 487l. 16s. 1d., and for ditto 1712 991l. 9s.d. 2,936 18 3
Elizabeth Hall, part of Yorkshire, for the Third Continued Duty 392l. 15s.d., for the First Additional Duty 432l. 2s.d., for the Second ditto 113l. 12s. 5d., for the New Duty 1711 87l. 13s.d., and for ditto 1712 79l. 13s.d. 1,105 16
Thomas Howson, Lincolnshire, for the Third Continued Duty 284l. 14s.d., for the First Additional Duty 228l. 2s. 6d., for the Second ditto 121l. 15s. 10¼d., for the New Duty 1711 113l. 10s. 5d., and for ditto 1712 85l. 7s.d. 833 11
Jacob Janeway, Kent, for the Third Continued Duty 413l. 14s.d., for the First Additional Duty 270l. 4s., for the Second ditto 165l. 9s. and for the New Duty 1711 19l. 868 7
Thomas Kendrick, Lancashire, for the Third Continued Duty 826l. 5s.d., for the First Additional Duty 631l. 2s.d., for the Second ditto 466l. 1s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 56l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 27l. 16s.d. 2,007 16
Samuel Lowe, for Newcastle under Line, for the Third Continued Duty 156l. 16s. 2d., for the First Additional Duty 133l. 13s. 11d., for the Second ditto 147l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 91l. 0s.d., and for ditto 1712 19l. 9s. 2d. 548 12 5
Thomas Lloyd, for Brecknockshire, for the Third Continued Duty 128l. 12s.d., for the First Additional Duty 101l. 19s.d., for the Second ditto 66l. 6s.d., for the New Duty 1711 30l. 10s.d., and for the New Duty 1712 4l. 8s.d. 331 17
William Loveday, Worcestershire, for the Third Continued Duty 364l. 7s.d., for the First Additional Duty 335l. 0s. 4d., for the Second ditto 294l. 11s. 11½d., for the New Duty 1711 18l. 13s. 4d. and for ditto 1712 39l. 14s. 10d. 1,052 7
Thomas Lee, Cheshire, for the Third Continued Duty 226l. 3s. 10d., for the First Additional Duty 161l. 4s. 6d., for the Second ditto 87l. 0s. 6d., and for the New Duty 1711 10l. 4s. 484 12 10
Thomas Moor, Norfolk, for the Third Continued Duty 45l. 1s.d., for the First Additional Duty 58l. 9s.d., for the Second ditto 79l. 2s.d., for the New Duty 1711 37l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 15l. 9s. 1d. 235 13 0
Nathaniel Morgan, Carmarthenshire, for the Third Continued Duty 257l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 172l. 10s. 1d., for the Second ditto 163l. 11s.d., for the New Duty 1711 40l. 19s.d., and for ditto 1712 14l. 2s.d. 648 12
Charles Percy, Cambridgeshire, for the Third Continued Duty 196l. 15s. 3d., for the First Additional Duty 221l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 138l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 73l. 5s.d., and for ditto 1712 170l. 15s.d. 800 3 6
Robert Paine, Wallingford, for the Third Continued Duty 123l. 15s. 1d., for the First Additional Duty 93l. 6s., for the Second ditto 68l. 16s., and for the New Duty 1711 26l. 311 17 1
John Penny, Hampshire, for the Third Continued Duty 952l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 631l. 18s.d., for the Second ditto 577l. 6s. 4d., for the New Duty 1711 123l. 2s. 4d., and for ditto 1712 293l. 2s. 6d. 2,577 17
Andrew Philips, Plymouth, for the Third Continued Duty 207l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 159l. 14s., for the Second ditto 89l. 9s., and for the New Duty 1711 22l. 5s. 5d. 478 16
William Palmer, London, for the Third Continued Duty 14s.d., for the First Additional Duty 2l. 7s. 2d., for the Second ditto 8l. 0s. 2d., for the New Duty 1711 4s. 11d., and for ditto 1712 3l. 7s. 10d. 14 14
John Raynham, Colchester, for Third Continued Duty 146l. 11s. 1d., for the First Additional Duty 82l. 19s. 8d., for the Second ditto 46l. 7s., for the New Duty 1711 22l. 17s. 4d., and for ditto 1712 22l. 1s. 5d. 320 16 6
Nicholas Richardson, Durham, for the Third Continued Duty 339l. 14s., for the First Additional Duty 254l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 284l. 16s. 11¾d., for the New Duty 1711 151l. 4s. 8d., and for ditto 1712 117l. 1s. 10¼d. 1,147 13 10¼
George Ryves, Woodstock, for the Third Continued Duty 101l. 13s.d., for the First Additional Duty 82l. 4s.d., for the Second ditto 110l. 4s. 7d., for the New Duty 1711 52l., and for ditto 1712 39l. 14s. 2d. 385 16
John Rhett, part of Essex, for the Third Continued Duty 90l. 6s.d., for the First Additional Duty 83l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 66l. 15s. 1d., for the New Duty 1711 39l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 62l. 10s.d. 342 18 9
Henry Robins, Exeter, for the Third Continued Duty 607l. 5s. 8d., for the First Additional Duty 349l. 6s.d., for the Second ditto 228l. 2s. 10½d., for the New Duty 1711 89l. 10s., and for ditto 1712 20l. 7s. 3d. 1,294 11
Robert Russell, Suffolk, for the Third Continued Duty 349l. 15s.d., for the First Additional Duty 245l. 4s.d., for the Second ditto 318l. 17s. 10d., for the New Duty 1711 65l. 18s.d., and for ditto 1712 271l. 12s.d. 1,251 7
John Shepheard, London, for the Third Continued Duty 1l. 2s. 11d., for the First Additional Duty 83l. 15s. 3d., for the Second ditto 16l. 1s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 2l. 10s. 4d., and for ditto 1712 32l. 6s. 11½d. 135 16 11½
John Shepheard, Herefordshire, for the Third Continued Duty 267l. 18s.d., for the First Additional Duty 126l. 15s.d., for the Second ditto 111l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 28l. 2s. 3d., for ditto 1712 65l. 14s. 10½d. 600 3
Obediah Smith, Daventree, for the Third Continued Duty 549l. 14s. 2d., for the First Additional Duty 320l. 9s.d., for the Second ditto 216l. 2s.d., for the New Duty 1711 112l. 0s. 10½d., and for ditto 1712 240l. 12s.d. 1,438 19
John Shenton, Berkshire, for the Third Continued Duty 254l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 183l. 3s.d., for the Second ditto 216l. 19s.d., for the New Duty 1711 47l. 10s. 1d., and for the ditto 1712 83l. 15s.d. 785 16
Richard Smith, Nottinghamshire, for the Third Continued Duty 119l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 49l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 86l. 15s. 3d., for the New Duty 1711 10l. 8s., and for ditto 1712 29l. 17s. 4d. 295 10
Thomas Streaton, Colchester, for the Third Continued Duty 16l. 12s. 10¾d., for the First Additional Duty 10l. 11s. 7d., for the Second ditto 8l. 2s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 12s. 11½d., and for ditto 1712 1l. 16s. 9d. 37 16
William Thomson, York, for the Third Continued Duty 466l. 4s. 10¼d., for the First Additional Duty 511l. 1s.d., for the Second ditto 686l. 8s. 7d., for the New Duty 1711 566l. 17s.d., and for ditto 1712 369l. 17s. 5d. 2,600 9 9
Nathaniel Thorne, Tiverton, for the Third Continued Duty 850l. 6s. 11d., for the First Additional Duty 793l. 3s.d., for the Second ditto 856l. 8s.d., for the New Duty 1711 308l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 9l. 13s.d. 2,818 2
Edward Thomas, Glamorganshire, for the Third Continued Duty 336l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 325l. 14s.d., for the Second ditto 196l. 14s.d., for the New Duty 1711 79l. 6s.d., for ditto 1712 47l. 11s. 10½d. 985 15
Edward Vandrey, Lancashire, for the Third Continued Duty 198l. 13s.d., for the First Additional Duty 280l. 5s. 10¼d., for the Second ditto 286l. 16s.d., for the New Duty 1711 61l. 4s. 2d., and for ditto 1712 14l. 6s. 6d. 841 5 11
John Weaver, Bedfordshire, for the Third Continued Duty 145l. 19s. 11¾d., for the First Additional Duty 80l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 106l. 15s., for the New Duty 1711 61l. 10s. 10¼d., and for ditto 1712 76l. 13s.d. 471 0 1
Gilbert Walmisley, Litchfield, for the Third Continued Duty 461l. 2s.d., for the First Additional Duty 283l. 19s.d., for the Second ditto 118l. 9s.d., for the New Duty 1711 8l. 2s.d., and for ditto 1712 20l. 18s.d. 892 10 10½
John Ward, Nottinghamshire, for the Third Continued Duty 210l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 146l. 18s.d., for the Second ditto 136l. 16s. 6d., and for the New Duty 1711 80l. 6s.d. 574 4 7
Jeremiah Withers, Warwickshire, for the Third Continued Duty 98l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 105l. 1s.d., for the Second ditto 101l. 16s. 2d., and for the New Duty 1711 67l. 5s.d. 372 6
Richard Wharton, Newcastle, for the Third Continued Duty 437l. 6s.d., for the First Additional Duty 251l. 11s.d., for the Second ditto 152l. 19s.d., for the New Duty 1711 85l. 4s.d., and for ditto 1712 81l. 9s.d. 1,008 11 11
William Williams, Dorsetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 317l. 0s.d., for the First Additional Duty 235l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 225l. 10s.d., for the New Duty 1711 56l. 1s. 5d., and for ditto 1712 24l. 10s.d. 858 7 10¼
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle, for the Second Additional Duty 374 18
Thomas Beresford, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 32l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 62l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 27l. 4s.d., for the New Duty 1711 20l. 7s. 10¼d., and for ditto 1712 52l. 6s.d. 194 3
Anthony Boise, Hertfordshire, for the Second Additional Duty 1,166 3
Edward Calverly, Southwark, for the Third Continued Duty 11l. 17s.d., for the First Additional Duty 10l. 1s. 8d., for the New Duty 1711 12l. 17s. 2d., and for ditto 1712 50l. 18s.d. 85 15 3
Paul Courand, Hampshire, for the Third Additional Duty 713l. 12s.d., for the Additional Duty 635l. 11s.d., for the Second ditto 51l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 42l. 9s. 2d., and for ditto 1712 41l. 11s.d. 1,484 17 0
Joseph Claver, Hull, for the First Additional Duty 417 12
William Collins, Worcestershire, for the First Additional Duty 68 5 5
Benjamin Collet, ditto, for ditto 136 3
Peter Clinton, Dorsetshire, for the First Additional Duty 987 14
Edward Eden, Durham, for the Third Continued Duty 8l. 13s., for the First Additional Duty 12l. 1s. 5d., for the Second ditto 9l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 7s.d., and for ditto 1712 5l. 0s. 11½d. 50 15
John Freeman, Suffolk, for the Third Continued Duty 5l. 7s.d., for the First Additional Duty 9l. 0s. 4d., for the Second ditto 10l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 23l. 8s. 11d. 64 8
Daniel Garrod, Norfolk, for the Third Continued Duty 90l. 12s.d., for the First Additional Duty 96l. 6s.d., and for the New Duty 1712 83l. 1s.d. 270 0 1
John Handfield, Kent, for the Third Continued Duty 124l. 10s.d. for the First Additional Duty 109l. 9s. 4d., for the Second ditto 115l. 18s.d., for the New Duty 1711 121l. 6s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 31l. 9s. 10¼d. 502 14
Thomas Hewett, Devonshire, for the First Additional Duty 37 8 9
Charles Herle, Cornwall, for the First Additional Duty 272 18
Henry Jeanes, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 353l. 13s. 10¼d., for the First Additional Duty 265l. 5s. 8d., for the Second ditto 85l. 3s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 16s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 46l. 10s.d. 767 9
William John, Exeter, for the Third Continued Duty 362l. 4s. 11d., for the First Additional Duty 339l. 19s.d., for the Second ditto 6l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 285l. 11s. 11d., and for ditto 1712 53l. 18s. 1,047 16 0
Robert Jackson, Carlisle, for the First Additional Duty 0 10 0
Francis Isaackson, Lincoln, for the First Additional Duty 230 1 1
Charles Jones, Radnorshire, for the First Additional Duty 35 19 10
Stroude Knight, Berkshire, for the Third Continued Duty 122l. 2s.d., for the First Additional Duty 95l. 16s. 2d., for the New Duty 1711 29l. 4s.d., and for ditto 1712 42l. 5s.d. 289 8
John Mitchell, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 101l. 19s.d., for the First Additonal Duty 53l. 8s. 9d., for the Second ditto 34l. 8s.d., for the New Duty 1711 26l. 17s.d., and for ditto 1712 26l. 10s.d. 219 4 10
George Maynard, Yorkshire, for the First Additional Duty 639 19
John Newton, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 456l. 18s. 11½d., for the First Additional Duty 372l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 7l. 12s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 11l. 4s.d. 847 17
Thomas Philips, Shropshire, for the Third Continued Duty 13l. 10s. 7d., for the First Additional Duty 32l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 45l. 5s. 1d., for the New Duty 1711 8l. 18s. 10¾d., and for ditto 1712 2l. 9s. 11½d. 102 13
Henry Polkinhorne, Cornwall, for the Third Continued Duty 66l. 13s. 6d., for the First Additional Duty 68l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 63l. 8s. 11½d., for the New Duty 1711 77l. 0s.d., and for ditto 1712 9l. 11s.d. 285 10
Robert Rhodes, Newcastle under Line, for the Third Continued Duty 296l. 6s. 1d., for the First Additional Duty 284l. 12s. 5d., for the Second ditto 26l. 10s., for the New Duty 1711 55l. 18s., and for ditto 1712 12l. 18s. 4d. 676 4 10
Joseph Stockwell, Abbington, for the Third Continued Duty 256l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 256l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 250l. 1s. 1d., for the New Duty 1711 123l. 18s. 1d., and for ditto 1712 195l. 11s. 10½d. 1,082 10
Charles Sanderson, Newcastle, for the Third Continued Duty 4l. 16s.d., for the First Additional Duty 10l. 14s. 8d., for the Second ditto 13l. 13s.d., for the New Duty 1711 9l. 8s. 9d., and for ditto 1712 7l. 12s.d. 46 5
Thomas Seward, Dorchester, for the First Additional Duty 9l. 12s. 5d., for the Second Additional Duty 21l. 5s. 4d., for the New Duty 1711 20l. 11s. 6d., and for ditto 1712 3l. 17s.d. 55 6
John Stone, York, for the Third Continued Duty 50l. 4s.d., for the First Additional Duty 22l. 11s.d., for the New Duty 1711 91l. 19s.d., and for ditto 1712 82l. 12s.d. 247 8
James Taylor, Chatham, for the Third Continued Duty 35 14
William Webb, Chichister, for the Third Continued Duty 21l., for the First Additional Duty 24l. 4s. 11¾d., for the Second ditto 23l. 4s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 10l. 12s.d., and for ditto 1712 57l. 8s.d. 136 10 11¾
and Timothy Westley, Berkshire, for the First Additional Duty 462 12
George Cooper, Oxford University ‘Register’, for so much remaining in his hands, on the Third Continued Duty 82l. 11s. 11d., and on the Additional Duty 6l. 5s. 6d. 88 17 5
Robert Grove, Cambridge, ditto, for ditto, on the Additional Duty 90 3
and depending on the Warehousekeepers:
Charles Howland, Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods for stock in hand, on the Third Continued Duty 851l. 12s.d., on the New Duty 1711 138l. 6s.d., and on ditto 1712 165l. 8s.d.
1,155 7 2
William Curteis, Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods, for goods in his hands, on the Third Continued Duty 7,863l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 5,841l. 6s., for the Second ditto 3,033l. 13s.d., for the New Duty 1711 3,017l. 18s. 11d., and for ditto 1712 1,065l. 0s.d. 20,821 6 10½
Major Carpenter, Entering Clerk of the Duty on Cards and Dice, for the stampt goods in his custody, on the New Duty 1711 320 2 10
George Parker, Almanack Maker, on ditto 33 6 8
and depending on several card makers, named, for so much in arrear on ditto 831 5 0
and upon several dice makers, named, for the like on ditto 90 9 0
and on several other persons:
Thomas Cater on bond, for the First Continued Duty 26l., and ditto for the Additional Duty 24l.
50 0 0
Joseph Holden, ditto for the Second Continued Duty 25l., and ditto on the Additional Duty 25l. 50 0 0
John Baddeley, the Staffordshire Carrier, for stampt goods miscarried, on the First Continued Duty 22l. 6s., and on the Additional Duty 21l. 12s. 43 18 0
John Harrison, the Chester Carrier, for ditto, on the arrears of the Continued Duty 40l. and on the Additional Duty 30l. 70 0 0
92,584 1
and depending on sundry Collectors, named, of the Rates on Moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices, for money remaining in their hands on 1 Aug. 1716:
on the rates to 1 May 1715
1,474 5 0
on the Duties continued from 1 May 1715 425 1 1 11/12
1,899 6 1 11/12
and depending upon persons particularly named at the foot of the Cash Accompt to 2 Aug. 1716 1,315 15 0
£101,520 10 101/6
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1717.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2136 ROLL 21 [A.O.1/2136/21].

Henry Liddell, Receiver General of the Duties on Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper and of the money received on the Rates upon Money given with Clerks and Apprentices.

2 August 1715 to 2 August 1716.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: depending on several persons named at the foot of the last Accompt for money imprested to them 1225 15 0
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt:
for the First Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. for four years [by 5 & 6 W. & M., c. 21, continued 8 & 9 W. III., c. 20]:
money received of several Distributors in arrear
5 0 0
for the said Duty continued from 31 July 1706 to 1 Aug. 1710 [by 1 Anne, c. 7]:
money received of several Distributors in arrear
25 0 0
for the said Duty continued from 31 July 1710 [by 6 Anne. c. 2]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money
26,810 1 11
for the like on Deeds after the same were written or ingrossed 45 0 0
money received of several Country Distributors 16,304 6
ditto of the Registers of the two Universities 729 10 0
ditto of the Officers of the Law and others for Entries 804 6 8
ditto on bonds given for this Duty 184 0 6
44,877 5
for the Additional Duty on Stampt Vellum etc. from August 1698 [by 9 W. III, c. 25]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
23,806 0 5
for the like on Deeds etc. after the same were written or ingrossed 40 0 0
money received of several Country Distributors 12,234 17
ditto of the Officers of the Law or others for Entries 804 6 8
ditto on bonds given for this Duty 209 0 6
37,094 5
for the further Additional Duty on Stampt Vellum etc. towards the Lottery of 1714 [by 13 Anne, c. 18]
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
12,981 2 6
for the like on Deeds etc. after the same were written or ingrossed 5 0 0
money received of several Country Distributors 7,251 14
ditto on bonds 184 0 6
20,421 17
for the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice granted in 1711 [by 9 Anne, c. 16]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
3,436 17 6
for the King's share of penalties 7 10 9
money received of several Distributors 1,654 7
ditto on bonds given for this Duty 1,829 3 10
ditto on the Duties on Cards 5,483 19 6
ditto on ditto on Dice 561 10 0
12,973 9
for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. and on certain Printed Papers, Pamphlets and Advertisements granted in 1712 [by 10 Anne, c. 18]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
6,960 17 5
for the like on Deeds etc. after the same were written or ingrossed 20 0 0
money received of several Distributors 2,022 13
ditto for the Duty on large Pamphlets 133 8 0
ditto for ditto on Advertisements 717 8 0
9,854 7
for the New Duties on Policies of Insurance granted in 1712 [by 10 Anne, c. 19]
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
2,150 12 8
(total receipts as above 127,401l. 16s. 11d.)
money received within the time of this Accompt for the rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
the said rates to 1 May 1715 [by 8 Anne, c. 5]
the rate of 6d. for every 20s. of every sum of 50l. or under; paid on 1,385l. at the Head Office
34 12
the rate of 1s. for every 20s. of every sum exceeding 50l.; paid on 866l. 10s. at the Head Office 43 6 6
money received of several Collectors in remote parts before the Indentures were sent to the Head Office 247 18 0
325 17
the said rates continued from 1 May 1715 for ever [by 9 Anne, c. 15]:
the rate of 6d. for every 20s. as above; paid on 35,139l. 4s. 11d. at the Head Office
878 10
the rate of 12d. for every 20s. as above; paid on 44,487l. 0s. 1d. at the Head Office 2,224 7
money received of several Collectors in remote parts as above 313 19 6
3,416 17 1
total charge and receipts £132,370 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Salaries, etc.:
Sir Brocas Gardiner, bt., Richard Pye, Thomas Warner and Nicholas Carew senior, four Commissioners, year to Midsummer 1716; Robert Gale, another, to 28 Nov. 1715 and Richard Houlditch succeeding him to Midsummer 1716
2,000 0 0
William Bridges, Secretary; year to ditto 300 0 0
Henry Liddell, Receiver General; same time 300 0 0
William Ashurst, Comptroller; same time 300 0 0
clerks etc. detailed, with names 4,997 10 0
7,897 10 0
rent to William Atwill and Company, for the Head Office in Lincoln's Inn 206 0 0
parchment, paper and prints supplied to the Country (Owen Lloyd and Co., on the Duties continued from 31 July 1710 2,397l. 4s.d., on the further Additional Duties for a Lottery 35l. 10s. 11d., on the New Duties and on Cards and Dice 80l. 0s.d., and on the Duties on several kinds etc. 77l. 5s. 5d.) 2,590 1 4
incident charges and disbursements, detailed (including the issue of an extent against Richard Aglionby of Carlisle, dues to Lincoln's Inn etc. and 190l., to Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, costs of a prosecution for counterfeiting the stamps 2,316 7 7
taxes repaid out of the salaries of Inferior Officers 366 1 6
discount allowed for prompt payment at 6l. per cent. per an. (out of the Duties from 31 July 1710 694l. 4s.d.; out of the further Additional Duty 611l. 3s.d.; out of the Additional Duty towards a Lottery 340l. 13s.d.; out of the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice 92l. 11s. 10¾d. out of the Duties on several kinds 185l. 7s.d. and out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 60l. 18s. 3d.) 1,984 19
poundage allowed Law Registers and others (out of the Duties from 31 July 1710 20l. 2s.d. and out of the further Additional Duties 20l. 2s.d.) 40 4
(total for salaries, incidents etc. as above 15,401l. 4s.d.)
repayment to Walter Marshall and William Lowry, two late Distributors, of an overpayment (on the Further Additional Duty 20s.d. and on the Duty on several kinds 5l. 7s.d.) 6 7 10¾
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of arrears of the Single Duty granted for the first four years
4 16 8
out of arrears of ditto continued to 1 Aug. 1710 24 14 0
out of ditto from 31 July 1710 34,184 15 8
out of the Additional Duties granted in 1698 36,431 2
out of the further Additional Duties towards the Lottery of 1714 19,423 14
out of the New Duties and [the Duties] on Cards and Dice, granted 1711 11,579 8 9
out of the Duties on several kinds etc., granted 1712 8,289 13 3
out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance, granted 1712 1,965 19 1
111,904 4 6
salaries and incidents out of the moneys arising by the rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
salaries (to John Montagu, Register and Comptroller, 150l. and to Jabez Hughes, his clerk, 50l. to John Powell, Receivers Clerk, 10l. and William Hare, Entering Clerk and Messenger, 30l.)
240 0 0
incidents, detailed 94 0 2
334 0 2
money repaid for an overpayment by Edward Eden, a late Distributor 10 12
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of arrears of the Duty to 1 May 1715
288 0 8
out of the Duty from 1 May 1715 3,110 0 11
3,398 1 7
total payments and allowances £131,054 11
and so remains 1,315 15 0
against which depending on John Montagu, Solicitor, for money imprested to him to defray the costs of prosecutions (1,105l. 15s.), on William Nock for the Office (200l.) and on Ezekiel Johnson, James Baldwyn and Peter Judkin, for money imprested (10l.) 1,315 15 0
and so this Cash Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1717.

Footnotes

  • 1. References to the relevant Statutes are given in the immediately following Cash Account of these Duties.