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Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.

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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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Lotteries, etc.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2028 [E351/2028].

No Audit Office Roll.

John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Lottery for raising the sum of 2,000,000l. for the service of the Year 1711, under Stat. 9 Anne [c. 16].

29 September 1715 to 29 September 1716.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accompt nil.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of 187,670 (186,670l. for Principal and Interest, 1,000l. for salaries) for a year from 29 Sept. 1713
5,244 0 5
the same term, in part of 187,670l. for the year from 29 Sept. 1714 80,000 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same 74,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £159,244 0 5
Discharge. £ s. d.
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed, for Interest on Orders in the First Classis 4,874 14 0
ditto in the Second Classis 20,313 1 6
ditto in the Third Classis 31,533 18 0
ditto in the Fourth Classis 43,626 0 0
ditto in the Fifth Classis 57,111 12 0
157,459 5 6
salaries etc.:
John Dutton Colt, this Accomptant
500 0 0
Henry Harcourt, Comptroller 500 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 200 0 0
fees etc., extraordinary clerks, and other incidents 59 0 0
1,259 0 0
total charge and receipts £158,718 5 6
and so this Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 3 July 1718.
525 14 11

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES AND ANNUITIES: ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERY, 1710: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1539 ROLL 22 [A.O.1/1539/22].

Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities etc. under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10].

Michaelmas 1715 to Michaelmas 1716.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of the preceding Accompt 10,374 0 9
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of 135,000l. to pay annuity and benefit lottery tickets for the year to 29 Sept. 1714
12,164 14 6
the same term, in part of 135,000l. to pay the same for the year to 29 Sept. 1715 29,360 5 6
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same 89,300 0 0
(total receipts as above 130,825l.)
total charge and receipts £141,199 0 9
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid to the owners of the several fortunate or benefit tickets:
for the half year to Ladyday 1712:
three tickets of 5l. each per an.
7 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712:
eight tickets ditto
20 0 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1713:
thirteen tickets ditto
32 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1713:
eight tickets of 10l. per an. (40l.) and 57 of 5l. per an. (142l. 10s.)
182 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1714:
three tickets of 50l. per an. (75l.), three of 20l. per an. (30l.), 33 of 10l. per an. (165l.) and 189 of 5l. per an. (472l. 10s.)
742 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1714:
the first drawn ticket for 50l. (25l.), the last drawn ditto (25l.), one ticket at 1,000l. per an. (500l.), three at 500l. per an. (750l.), four at 400l. per an. (800l.), four at 300l. per an. (600l.), four at 200l. per an. (400l.), twenty at 100l. per an. (1,000l.), 28 at 50l. per an. (700l.), 96 at 20l. per an. 960l. 587 at 10l. per an. (2,935l.), 2,875 at 5l. per an. (7,187l. 10s.)
15,882 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1715:
the first drawn ticket for 50l. (25l.), the last drawn ditto (25l.), one ticket at 1,000l. (500l.), three at 500l. per an. (750l.), four at 400l. per an. (800l.), four at 300l. per an. (600l.), four at 200l. per an. (400l.), twenty at 100l. per an. (1,000l.), 26 at 50l. per an. (650l.), 88 at 20l. per an. (880l.), 565 at 10l. per an. (2,825l.), 2,764 at 5l. per an. (6,910l.)
15,365 0 0
32,232 10 0
payments to the owners of blank tickets at 14s. each per an.:
for the year to Michaelmas 1711 (27 tickets)
18 18 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1712 (54 tickets) 37 16 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1713 (464 tickets) 324 16 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1714 (11,337 tickets) 7,935 18 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1715 (110,511 tickets) 77,357 14 0
85,675 2 0
Salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; 1¼ years to Midsummer 1716
1,812 10 0
Henry Colt, Comptroller of the Accompts, ditto; same time 312 10 0
this Accomptant, ditto, same time 625 0 0
Rene de la treille, Assistant and Chief Clerk, 10 April 1716 (the day of Mr. Taylor's death) to 23 June 20 12 1
Edward Courtenay, Housekeeper; 1¼ years to Midsummer 1716 125 0 0
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 150 0 0
3,045 12 1
charges of passing the Accompt 24 7 9
total payments and allowances
£120,977 11 10
and so this Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 7 July 1718–18.
20,221 8 11

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,800,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1546, ROLL 62 [A.O.1/1546/62].

Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lottery, to raise 1,800,000l. for the year 1712 [secured by the Duties on Soap etc. under Stat. 10 Anne c. 18].

24 June 1715 to 24 June 1716.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt 3,037 19
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in full of the sum of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for one year from 25 Dec. 1713, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for office rent to 25 Dec. 1714)
50,553 0 0
the same term, in part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003 for Principal and Interest for one year from 25 Dec. 1714, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for office rent to 25 Dec. 1715) 6,595 8 11
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of the same 73,000 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same 4,000 0 0
(total receipts as above 134,148l. 8s. 11d.)
total charge and receipts £137,186 8
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Principal discharged on standing orders in lieu of tickets of the fourth and fifth Courses 280 0 0
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
interest of the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt (Lottery No. 1 3l. 12s.; Lottery No. 2 5l. 8s.; Lottery No. 3 3l. 6s.)
12 6 0
arrears of interest due within the time of the first Accompt to Midsummer 1714 21 6 0
ditto within the time of the preceding Accompt to Midsummer 1715 338 8 0
(total arrears 359l. 14s. 0d.)
interest due within the time of this Accompt on the several Courses from the fifth to the 120th inclusive in the three Lotteries, detailed 135,042 18 0
135,414 18 0
salaries and incidents:
this Accomptant as Paymaster and William Lechmere, Comptroller, 1¼ years to Midsummer 1716
1,250 0 0
John Smith, a Teller of the Exchequer, for a moiety of the rent of his house; same time 62 10 0
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 180 0 0
this Accomptant, for necessary expenses 193 0 2
William Lechmere, for the like 26 17 3
1,712 7 5
total payments and allowances £137,407 5 5
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 7 November 1718.
220 16 10¼

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY FOR 1711: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 83 [A.O.1/1550/83].

Sir Andrew Chadwick, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery 1711 [under Stat. 9 Anne, c. 6]

15 December 1715 to 29 March 1717.

Charge £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being this Accomptant's first Accompt nil.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of 135,000l. (to William Thomas, the preceding Paymaster) for one year from 29 Sept. 1715
7,000 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same 71,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of the same 11,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for one year from 29 Sept. 1716 76,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £165,000 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Principal money paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed 55,820 0 0
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
interest of the Principal Money paid off as above
2,076 6 0
arrears of interest due at Michaelmas 1712 7 16 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1713 3 0 0
ditto at Ladyday 1714 5 14 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1714 27 18 0
ditto at Ladyday 1715 68 8 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1715 2,977 10 0
(total for arrears of interest 3,090l. 6s. 0d.)
interest to Ladyday 1716 on the Principal not paid off 1,312 16 0
ditto on the several Courses to Michaelmas 1716 99,909 6 0 (fn. 1)
106,421 2 0
salaries etc.:
Thomas Maddocks, Joseph Adams, William Stubbs and Conrade de Gols, Cashiers of the Bank of England, for their charges
99 9 0
Bernard Hutchins, formerly Paymaster of this Lottery, for extraordinary expenses 145 5 8
Matthew Vernon, Comptroller; 29 Sept. 1715 to 25 March 1717 750 0 0
Sir Matthew Chad wick; 15 Dec. 1715 to 25 March 1717 640 1 0
Sir Charles Farnaby, Auditor 191 12 0
1,826 7 8
total payments and allowances £164,067 9 8
and so remains 932 10 4
whereof depending on John Stone, late Auditor of the Lottery Accompts, for part of his fee paid before he was removed from his employment 190 0 0
and the said Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 14 December 1723.
742 10 4

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 13, ROLL 2 [A.O.1/13/2].

Thomas Maddockes, Chief Cashier to the Bank of England, Paymaster of Annuities granted to the Contributors of 910,000l. and 169,000l. under the Acts 1 George I [St. 2, cc. 19 and 21].

29 September 1715 to 29 September 1716.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accompt nil.
Receipts: Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 54,600l. for the year from 29 Sept. 1715 inclusive of 650l. for salaries £54,600 0 0
Discharge.
Annuities payable to the Proprietors of the 910,000l. 45,408 15 0
ditto to the Proprietors of the 169,000l. 8,449 10 11
53,858 5 11
salaries etc.:
this Accomptant as Paymaster
350 0 0
John Monteage, Accomptant General to the Bank of England, as Registrar and Comptroller 300 0 0
650 0 0
total payment and allowances £54,508 5 11
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 91 14 1
Auditor's Memorandum.—Remains unpaid:
to Proprietors of the 910,000l.:
Xmas quarter 1715 (William Ettrick, deceased on 600l., 7l. 10s.; Dame Sarah Hodges on 2,000l., 25l.); Ladyday quarter 1715 (the same, 7l. 10s. and 25l. respectively); Midsummer quarter 1716 (Col. Charles du Bourgay, on 300l., 3l. 15s.; William Ettrick, deceased, 7l. 10s.; Capt. Robert Gardner on 200l., 2l. 10s.; Hannah Lucas on 200l., 2l. 10s.) Michaelmas quarter 1716 (William Ettrick, deceased, 7l. 10s.; Hannah Lucas 2l. 10s.)
and to Proprietors of the 169,000l.:
Michaelmas quarter 1716 (James Ogilvie on 16l. 19s., 4s. 2d.) against which [indebtedness] the Auditor prays to be allowed for his fee 100l.
and so this Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 7 August 1718.
£8 5 11

Footnotes

  • 1. This total does not include one item for 32l. 8s.; it should read 99,941l. 14s. 0d.