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Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills

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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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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 23 [A.O.1/868/23].

Samuel Edwards, George Jerman and John Stockwell, appointed to handle the money imprested for discharging the Interest on Exchequer Bills.

6 January 1715–6 to 5 January 1716–7.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Thomas Fletcher on their last preceding Accompt 333 3 6
Receipts; money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full payment of 20,000l. for payment of interest at 2d. per cent. per diem
5,000 0 0
the same term, in full payment of 20,000l. as above 20,000 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in full payment of 20,000l. as above 20,000 0 0
the same term, in full payment of 20,000l. as above 20,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. as above 15,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of the same 5,000 0 0
the same term, in full of 20,000l. as above 20,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. as above 10,000 0 0
(total had out of the Exchequer 115,000l.)
total charge and receipts £115,333 3 6
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid to the four Tellers of the Exchequer and to the Bank of England to reimburse them the interest allowed on Exchequer Bills paid into the Exchequer or the Bank of England, and to several private persons for like interest due:
John Smith, for interest on 368,137l. 10s. in Exchequer Bills
7,247 0
Sir Roger Mostyn, bt., and Richard Hampden, for interest on 852,537l. 10s. ditto 13,113 6 5
Lord Onslow, for interest on 409,937l. 10s. ditto 5,084 11
Lord William Powlett, for interest on 318,325l. ditto 4,258 3 0
the Governor and Company of the Bank of England for interest on 3,462,500l. ditto 70,308 9
private persons (not named) for interest on 277,787l. 10s. ditto 13,789 4 8
113,800 14 10
salary to these Accomptants for themselves, clerks and incidents; year to 5 Jan. 1716–17 750 0 0
Exchequer fees etc. detailed (including 40l. to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee) 100 0 8
total payments and allowances £114,650 15 6
and so these Accomptants are Indebted
Declared 7 August 1718.
682 8 0