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Revenue Account: General Abstract

Pages xcv-cxvii

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

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General Abstract

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE PUBLIC REVENUES TAXES AND MONIES BORROWED BETWEEN MICHAELMAS 1715 AND MICHAELMAS 1716.

TO THE REMAINS IN CASH AT MICHAELMAS 1715 AS PER THE FOOT OF THAT YEAR'S ACCOMPT:

£ s. d.
In Tallies undisposed of in the hands of particular Paymasters (see above, p. lxxxiv) 328,669 0 10½
New Customs on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1710 2,743 19
Tobacco on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1712 3,128 6 2
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1714 1,871 3
Continued Impositions on the Grant which commenced 1 Aug. 1714 25,039 9 10
Duty on Coffee, Tea etc. on the Grant which determined 24 June 1714 3,102 6
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's Civil List 17,344 14
25l. per ton French Wines imported, since 12 June 1714 733 10 6
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth since ditto 93 11 7
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1711 86,858 15
Prize Duty from the Plantations 1,461 4 10
Fond for Annuities anno 1710 45,041 12 11
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 5,084 15
Fond for Exchequer Bills 36,176 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the King's Civil List 47,229 12
Ditto for the late Queen's Debts 124 2 0
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities 90,937 13 10½
9d. per Barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 29,944 3 9
Surplus two-sevenths Excise for the King's Civil List by an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 12] 13,699 10 4
Surplus 99 years Excise for ditto 23,400 4 4
9d. per Barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship 60,749 17
One-third Excise (before 12 June 1714, 30l. 19s.d. since 12 June 1714, 23l. 3s.d.) 54 3 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1712 536 4 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1713 1,083 3 7
Duties on Candles and Apprentices from 1 May 1715 for ever 5,335 0
12d. per Bushel on Salt 11,604 10
28d. per Bushel Salt and Additional Stamp Duties for the East India Company 10,638 3
Duties on Hops anno 1711 for Loans 842 3 4
Duty on Candles and Rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices 1,736 13
Fond for the Lottery called the Two Million Adventure anno 1711 69,046 6 1
Letter money for the King's Civil List 5,219 14 3
per cent. [Duty from the Leeward Islands etc.] 6,709 18
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697 531 18
Arrears of the Duty on Marriages, Births, etc. 14 5 8
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 38,273 18
Fond for the Class Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 63,502 13 11
Duties on Houses for Windows from last July 1710 for ever 3,151 19
Tenths of the Clergy 1,661 2
Rent of Savoy Hospital 4,395 8 5
Vaudois Money for building Churches abroad 1,000 0 0
First Fruits 492 11
Seizures for the late Queen's Debts 45 13 4
Ditto for the King's Civil List 622 19 5
Sheriffs' Proffers for ditto 0 6 8
Fines of Leases for ditto 558 0 0
Imprest money repaid per Earl of Torrington for the Civil List 37 13 8
Sale of Tin 7,492 0 2
Brewers' Forfeitures since 12 June 1714 159 5 5
Money levied on Mr. Mason 1,319 15 3
Imprest money for prompt payment of Annuities since 12 June 1714 386 0
Ditto, per Thomas Micklethwaite since ditto 7,450 0 0
Ditto, per Robert Walpole since ditto 3,972 17
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract 2 0 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 941 8 6
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 (for Principal and Interest, 1,488l. 16s. 9d.; for Public Services before 12 June 1714, 1,057l. 5s. 1d.; for the King's Civil List as directed by Parliament, 673l. 14s. 4d.) 3,219 16 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 3,157 1
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 8,376 17
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 21,383 13 11¼
Duties on Malt, etc. anno 1714 26,040 8 10¼
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 79,551 0 4
Contributions to the said Lottery 15,777 12
Loans on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1715 8,104 0 9
Duties on Malt anno 1715 1,285 5 4
Contributions for Annuities anno 1710 25 0 0
In the hands of Samuel Edwards, Charles Low and Thomas Fletcher for Interest on Exchequer Bills 916 10 6
Contributions to the 10l. Lottery anno 1712 1,089 2 3
Contributions to the Class Lottery anno 1712 1,763 6 6
Loans on Coals for building 50 new Churches 2,453 7 6
Contributions to the Civil List Lottery 17,243 15
In the hands of Archibald Douglas, Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland 131 3
Contributions for Annuities at 5l. per cent. anno 1715 945,185 8 7
Of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 (including 39,920l. 12s. 7d. for the King's Civil List) 176,646 17
Of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 33,505 4 2
Of the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 2,140 17 3
Of the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased the same year 50,053 1
(total Remains, omitting tallies undisposed of, 2,141,632l. 6s. 10¼d.)
£2,470,301 7

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: CUSTOMS.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the several Duties and Revenues under the Management of the Commissioners of the Customs:
[Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1716:]
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which continues these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever
10,860 4 4
Tobacco on the same Grant 2,087 0 0
East India goods, the like 5,684 12 0
Additional Impositions, the like 3,608 1 5
Whale Fins 579 14
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's life; of arrears before Michaelmas 1715 22,218 7
More on the part of Scotland; of ditto 365 1 2
Additional Tonnage and Poundage; of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 235,089 5 1
Plantation Duty granted 25 Car. II [c. 7] 515 3 7
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 1,840 8
Prize Duty from the Plantations 1,798 4
One-third Tonnage and Poundage on the Grant for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 86,329 0
More on the part of Scotland on the same Grant 113 12
Subsidy of Poundage on Goods exported, for 32 years from 8 March 1710–11 35,792 5 4
More on the part of Scotland 109 13 6
Duty of 2s. per chaldron on Coals, Culm, etc. on the same grant 58,444 6
More on the part of Scotland on the same Grant 18 15 0
Duty of [3s. and 5s] (fn. 1) per chaldron on Coals exported for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 6,213 4 1
25l. per ton [on] French Wines Imported 47,426 17 8
More on the part of Scotland 93 16
Additional Duty on Pepper, Raisins, Spices, Snuffs on the Grant for 32 years from 6 Feb. 1709–10 24,955 12 11½
More on the part of Scotland 1,040 3 7
Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage on the Grant from 23 June 1714 for ever 93,582 3 10
More on the part of Scotland 159 14
Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. on the same Grant 27,622 0
Additional Duty on ditto on the same Grant 40,970 5 9
Increased Duty on Calicoes, the like 27,107 13 (fn. 2)
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage for 96 years from 31 July 1712 122,359 9
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage on the Grant from 31 July 1714 for ever 122,359 9
More on the part of Scotland on the same Grant 192 10
More ditto on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1712 192 10
Duty of 3s. per chaldron on Coals, etc., for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 87,664 5 11½
More on the part of Scotland 27 14 11½
Rock Salt on the Grant for 32 years from 11 June 1711 700 0 0
per cent. [Duty] from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands 11,312 12 11½
Coinage Duty for the Mint 8,480 19 7
More on the part of Scotland 53 9 10
Duty on Coals, Culm, etc. for building 50 new Churches, granted from 14 May 1716 to 28 Sept. 1724 20,200 3 3
[Revenues before that time (Michaelmas 1716) expired]:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage which determined with the Queen's death
3,306 8 7
More from Scotland 127 12 0
Wines and Vinegar on the Grants which determined 1 Aug. 1710 177 13 4
Impositions on Tobacco on the same Grant 4,485 9
More on the part of Scotland on the same Grant 4 2 1
Additional Impositions on the same Grant 2 7 3
Duty on Whale Fins, the like 8 3 7
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1712 324 5 11½
Tobacco, the like 521 13 6
Additional Impositions, the like 12 14
Whale Fins, the like 1 6 3
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1714 685 11 10½
More on the part of Scotland, the like 3 11 11
Tobacco on the same Grant 8,653 0
East India Goods, the like 247 3 7
Additional Impositions, the like 296 15 7
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 138,004 4 8
More on the part of Scotland, the like 781 4
Tobacco on the same Grant 87,080 8 11
More on the part of Scotland, the like 15 12
East India goods on the same Grant 75,395 0
More on the part of Scotland, the like 208 17 0
Additional Impositions on the same Grant 43,669 1 0
More on the part of Scotland, the like 88 19
Whale Fins on the same Grant 6,805 15 3
Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. on the Grant which determined 24 June 1714 9 18
Additional Duty on ditto, the like 220 0 10½
Two-sevenths Tonnage on ships and vessels which determined 17 May 1696 17 15 1
Five-sevenths ditto 44 7 1
Arrears of Duty on Coals on the Grant which determined 14 May 1703 48 17 6
Ditto on the Grant which determined 14 May 1708 395 3 1
Ditto on the Grant which determined Michaelmas 1710 452 8 5
25l. per ton [on] French Prize Wines granted during the War 545 14
£1,480,810 4 10½

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: EXCISE, ETC.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenue of Excise, etc. under [the] Management of [the] several Commissioners:
[Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1716]:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List:
of Arrears before Michaelmas 1715
67,133 6
ditto; of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 207,182 13
More to answer the appropriation of 3,700l. per week 192,400 0 0
9d. per Barrel Excise 158,139 18 10½
ditto, on the part of Scotland 2,521 3 5
Five-sevenths 9d. Excise for the Bank of England 106,094 16 8
ditto, on the part of Scotland 1,749 17
Two-sevenths 9d. Excise for Annuities 42,437 17 4
ditto, on the part of Scotland 699 18 11
Additional 9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 January 1692–3 148,532 14 1
ditto, on the part of Scotland 2,450 2
Additional 3d. Excise for 32 years from 25 March 1710 58,132 5 11½
ditto, on the part of Scotland 648 3 0
Additional Duty on Candles for 32 years from 25 March 1711 57,716 4 5
ditto, on the part of Scotland 498 8 10½
Duty on Hops continued from 1 Aug. [1715] for ever 39,056 14 0
36s. per Barrel Sweets granted 5 Anne for 99 years 172 19
Low Wines for 96 years from Midsummer 1710 32,210 13
ditto, on the part of Scotland 78 13
12d. per Bushel Salt granted 7 & 8 William III for ever 49,463 16
ditto, on the part of Scotland 1,585 0 0
28d. per Bushel Salt from 25 Dec. 1699 for ever 115,328 4 8
Duty on Soap, etc. for 32 years from 10 June 1712 125,702 14 2
ditto, on the part of Scotland 88 17 10½
more for Forfeitures on Soap Boilers 74 1 11½
Duty on Candles from 1 May 1715 for ever 57,942 16
ditto, on the part of Scotland 111 0 0
Duty on Hides for 32 years from 24 July 1711 88,540 7 11½
ditto, on the part of Scotland 303 13 2
Additional Duty on Hides for ditto from 31 July 1712 103,764 16 8
ditto, on the part of Scotland 1,004 4 3
Duty on Silver and Gilt Wire and Starch for ditto from 1 July 1712 13,444 1
ditto, on the part of Scotland 2 0 7
Duty on Malt pro anno 1716 6 11
Additional Duty on Soap for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 83,335 10 0
ditto on the part of Scotland 55 8 4
[Revenues before that time expired]:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise before 8 March 1701–2
2 14
ditto, before 1 Aug. 1714 100 0 0
Duty on Candles for 5 years from 1 May 1710 0 9 4
ditto, on the part of Scotland 488 8 10½
Duty on Hops granted for 4 years from 1 June 1711 409 8 11
ditto, on the part of Scotland 2 13 1
Duties on Malt pro anno 1711 301 14 0
Duty on Malt pro anno 1712 200 0 0
Duty on Malt pro anno 1713 300 0 0
Duty on Malt pro anno 1714 15,065 18
Duty on Malt pro anno 1715 572,872 16 11
more for Forfeitures on Malsters 62 2 0
(total for England 2,336,128l. 8s. 9d., and for Scotland 12,287l. 14s. 2d.)
£2,348,416 2 11

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: POST OFFICE AND CASUAL REVENUES.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
Post Office Revenue; before Michaelmas 1715
13,942 17 0
ditto; since Michaelmas 1715 38,553 0 8
more to answer the Appropriation of 700l. per week 36,400 0 0
Arrears of the same Revenues applicable to the late Queen's Debts 417 5 2
£89,313 2 10
Of casual Revenues and Profits; for accompt of the Civil List:
First Fruits
4,724 11
Tenths of the Clergy 8,005 17 9
Fines on Alienations (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 1,000 0 0
more being applied per Receiver thereof (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 2,046 12 0
Post Fines per the Farmers thereof (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 2,276 0 0
Revenue of Wine Licences (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 3,000 0 0
Sheriffs' Proffers (Arrears before Michaelmas 1715, 567l. 9s. 2d.; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715, 502l. 10s. 0d.) 1,069 19 2
Compositions in the Exchequer (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 1 10 0
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods (Arrears before Michaelmas 1715, 2,319l. 9s.d.; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715, 16,048l. 13s. 4d.) 18,368 2
Land Revenue (Arrears before Michaelmas 1715, 616l. 16s. 8d.; Revenue since Michaelmas, 1715, 10l.) 626 16 8
Fines of Leases (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 1,687 6 9
Profits of the Hanaper (Revenue since Michaelmas 1715) 37 4 7
Imprest money repaid per Edward Godfrey 434 1 10
Value of Timber delivered the Navy this year
Imprest money repaid per Henry Smith 2,300 0 0
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 740 0 0
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 1,200 0 0
Forfeitures for High Treason 3,002 12 0
Money paid per Securities of John Eversfield 5,800 0 0
Brewers' Forfeitures 101 9 1
ditto from Scotland 21 0 10½
56,443 4
Of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts:
£ s. d.
Sheriffs' Proffers 5 17 4
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods 82 7 0
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue 1,000 0 0
Alienations 300 0 0
Sale of Tin 83,785 3 11
(total of Arrears, 85,173l. 8s. 3d.)
£141,616 12

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: AIDS AND TAXES.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of sundry Aids and Taxes:
Stamp Duties on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1710
33,683 5 3
Additional Stamps, part of the Fond for the East India Company 35,906 16
Stamp Duties on Cards and Dice for 32 years from 11 June 1711 11,778 13 2
Duty on Pamphlets and printed Papers for ditto, from 1 Aug. 1712 7,894 3 8
Policies of Insurance, the like 1,935 2 1
Rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices for 5 years from 1 May 1710 288 0 8
Rates on money given with Clerks, etc. from 1 May 1715 for ever 3,012 2
Additional Stamp Duties on the Grant from 2 Aug. 1714 18,954 7
(total for the Stamp Duties, etc. 113, 452l. 10s. 11½d.)
Duties on Houses on the Grant from 31 July 1710 for ever 103,218 8 4
Additional Duties on Houses for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 38,717 7 0
(total for the Duties on Houses 141,935l. 15s. 4d.)
Rent of Hackney Coaches for 21 years from Midsummer 1694 772 19 10
Rent of Hackney Coaches and Chairs for 32 years from 24 June 1711 8,952 0 0
Duties on Marriages, Births, etc., determined 4 Aug. 1706 69 13 11
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars for 96 years from 31 July 1710 7,000 0 0
First Poll anno 1688 5 1 0
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 3 2 0
First 4s. Aid anno 1693 218 11 1
Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 11 10 0
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 7 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 7 2 0
First 3s. Aid anno 1697 205 0 6
Additional 12d. Aid same year 0 4 0
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 39 0 0
Subsidies and other Duties 4 17 7
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702 32 4 0
Subsidies anno 1703 5 4 0
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706 274 2 10½
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 3 12 5
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 5,294 8
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 1,570 8
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 741 13 5
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 2,081 7 10
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 1,045 9
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 12,966 7
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 109,744 1 10½
more on the part of Scotland 8,700 0 0
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 902,445 10 4
more on the part of Scotland 14,800 0 0
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 168,216 0 0
(total for the Aids, Polls and Subsidies 1,228,421l. 19s.d.)
£1,500,604 19

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: CIVIL LIST IN SCOTLAND.

£ s. d.
To Cash charged for so much of His Majesty's Revenues arisen in Scotland as Archibald Douglas, Esq., the Paymaster of His Majesty's Civil List in that part of the United Kingdom, appears to be accountable for within the circuit of this year as per the Account (fn. 3) £24,438 2 4
Receipts from Michaelmas 1715 to Michaelmas 1716 24,253 5 95/12
Overpayment in this year 184 16 66/12
£24,438 2 41/12

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: BALANCE OF LOAN ACCOUNT.

£ s. d.
To Balance of the Accompt (see page cxv) showing the Monies borrowed by way of Loan and the monies repaid on the public Registers between Michaelmas 1715 and Michaelmas 1716, the monies borrowed exceeding the monies repaid by £545,452 7 0

[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: SUMMARY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
To Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 1715:
in Tallies undisposed
328,669 0 10½
on the several Revenues, Fonds, etc. 2,141,632 6 10¼
2,470,301 7
to Customs 1,480,810 4 10½
to Excise:
on the part of England
2,336,128 8 9
on the part of Scotland 12,287 14 2
2,348,416 2 11
to Post Office Revenues 89,313 2 10
to casual Revenues (including 85,713l. 8s. 3d. for arrears of the late Queen's Debts) 141,616 12
to Aids and Taxes 1,500,604 19
to the Scottish Civil List Revenues 24,438 2 4
to the Balance of the Loan Account 545,452 7 0
£8,600,952 19 10]

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: NAVY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid to] John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account, exclusive of Services supplied out of the South Sea Stock (see page lxxxiii):
for the Ordinary generally; for the year 1715
7,314 0 0
ditto; for the year 1716 31,500 0 0
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 1715 19,132 0 0
57,946 0 0
For wages to Seamen generally; for the year 1715 49,164 5 10
ditto; for the year 1716 299,710 7
ditto; Bills of Exchange drawn on the Commissioners for sick and hurt Seamen for the discharge of the London Hospitals and for other uses; ditto 947 15 0
ditto; subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Sir Roger Mostyn; for the year 1715 21,135 16
370,958 5
for Victualling; Bills of Exchange, Short Allowance money and Contingencies; for the year 1715 632 18 6
ditto; ditto; for the year 1716 48,776 2 10
ditto; the Course; for the year 1715 57,303 18
ditto; ditto; for the year 1716 39,591 1 3
ditto; sick and wounded Seamen; for the year 1715 1,314 1 7
ditto; ditto; for the year 1716 3,000 0 0
150,618 2
for Wear and Tear; Imprest Bills of Exchange and Contingencies; for the year 1716 13,000 0 0
ditto; the Course; for the year 1715 82,869 15
ditto; ditto; for the year 1716 60,170 13 11½
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 1715 132,354 15 4
ditto; ditto; for the year 1716 44,222 0 0
332,617 4
for Interest to the South Sea Company at [6] per cent. per an. to Midsummer 1716; for the year 1716 175,400 0 0
(total for the year 1715, 371,221l. 11s. 6d., for the year 1716, 716,318l. 0s.d.)
£1,087,539 12
All which was directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
for the year 1715:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1715
213,000 0 0
Contributions for Annuities 1715 154,248 13 11½
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1716 623,318 0
Loans on the Malt pro anno 1716 93,000 0 0
In Aid:
Imprest Money repaid per Robert Walpole, Esq.; for the year 1715
3,972 17
£1,087,539 12

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ORDNANCE.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid to] Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance upon accompt:
for Land Services generally; for the year 1715
58,560 0 0
ditto; for the year 1716 105,000 0 0
163,560 0 0
for Sea Services generally; for the year 1715 10,000 0 0
ditto; for the year 1716 5,000 0 0
ditto; for account of Arms; for the year 1715 766 1 2
ditto; to satisfy a Bill of Exchange drawn by Colonel Robert Munro, Governor of Inverness for some artillery and stores bought of Captain Robert Price, Commander of the William Galley for His Majesty's Service; for the year 1715 204 5 0
(total for Land and Sea Service for the year 1715, 69,530l. 6s. 2d., for the year 1716, 110,000l. 0s. 0d.)
[15,970 6 2]
£179,530 6 2
which Services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds following:
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715
63,730 6 2
ditto; anno 1716 70,000 0 0
Loans on Malt pro anno 1716 40,000 0 0
In Aid:
Money paid per securities of Charles Eversfield, Esq., late Treasurer of the Ordnance; for the year 1715
5,800 0 0
(total for the year 1715, 69,530l. 6s. 2d., for the year 1716 110,000l.)
£179,530 6 2

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: GUARDS AND GARRISONS, ETC.

£ s. d.
By [paid to] Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster of Guards, Garrisons, etc. upon account:
For the year 1715:
for account of Guards [and] Garrisons in Great Britain and Forces in the Plantations
12,502 9 4
for account of Additional Forces consisting of 3,000 Dragoons and 4,000 Foot 21,805 19 0
for account of Pay and Levy Money of 4 additional Companies to Coldstream Guards 514 10 5
for account of the Forces and Garrison of Gibraltar 5,712 10
for account of the Forces in Flanders 1,665 10 0
for account of the Forces and Garrison of Minorca 5,500 0 0
for account of full- or half-pay Officers 15,000 0 0
for account of half-pay to the Disbanded Officers of the Land Forces and Marines 5,754 15 8
for account of Chelsea Hospital and Out-Pensioners 496 5 0
£68,952 0
which particulars were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds following:
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715
29,317 19
Loans on Malt pro anno 1715 39,634 0 9
In all by [paid] Robert Walpole, Esq. (exclusive of 60,256l. 15s.d. issued to him in contributions for Annuities anno 1715 by Henry, Earl of Lincoln as per accompt, see page cvi) between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1716.
£68,952 0

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: LAND FORCES.

£ s. d.
By [paid to] James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces, upon account:
towards satisfying the Debt due on account of the Land Forces and to Out-Pensioners
2,069 11 1
to sundry Officers who have served the Crown in the late war in full of all their pretentions and expectations here for the future 300 0 0
for the Forces and Garrison at Gibraltar 326 0 0
to repay sundry Receivers of the Land Taxes, the like sum advanced them, on account of Recruits 1,679 17 0
£4,375 8 1
All which particulars were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth
93 11 7
25l. per ton on French Wines imported 733 10 6
Malt pro anno 1713 1,083 3 7
Brewers' Forfeitures 159 5 5
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 626 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 137 15 0
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 1,542 2 0
In all by [paid] the Earl of Carnarvon (exclusive of 248,500l. issued to him in contributions for Annuities anno 1715 by the Earl of Lincoln as per accompt, see page cv) between Michaelmas 1715 and Michaelmas 1716.
£4,375 8 1

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: TRANSPORT.

£ s. d.
By [paid to] John Hill, Esq., Treasurer for the Transport Service upon account:
for account of the Transport Service
£6,574 13 2
Out of Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Micklethwaite, Esq., late Treasurer of Transports.

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: GUARDS, GARRISONS AND LAND FORCES

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Guards, Garrisons, etc. upon account:
for account of Guards and Garrisons with three Independent Companies in North Britain; for the year 1715
150,864 17
ditto: for the year 1716 813,502 19
964,367 17 2
for account of the Forces in His Majesty's Plantations in America; for the year 1716 24,560 8 1
for account of the Forces and Garrison in Minorca; for the year 1715 5,600 0 0
ditto; for the year 1716 44,130 19 0
49,730 19 0
for account of the Forces and Garrison at Gibraltar; for the year 1715 4,905 9 6
ditto; for the year 1716 28,844 7 8
33,749 17 2
for account of the Forces in Flanders; for the year 1715 3,234 0 0
for account of Pay and Levy Money of 3,000 Dragoons and 4,000 Foot; for the year 1715 107,402 2
for account of full or half-pay to Officers; for the year 1715 2,500 0 0
ditto; for the year 1716 71,297 9 2
73,797 9 2
for account of Pay of 6,000 men taken into His Majesty's Service from the States General of the United Provinces; for the year 1716 121,201 2
for several extraordinary expenses of the Land Forces in the year 1715; for the year 1716 3,647 1 6
for several extraordinary expenses of the Land Forces in the year 1716; for the year 1716 37,668 6
for account of half-pay to Officers of the Land Forces and Marines; for the year 1716 35,348 2
for account of extraordinary charges relating to the demolition of Dunkirk; for the year 1716 1,559 0 0
For answering other extraordinary Services or Augmentations relating to His Majesty's Land Forces; for the year 1715:
for subsistence to the Forces in North Britain
6,628 9 11
for offreckonings to such Regiments, Troops and Companies whose Rolls are returned for the Musters 18,250 16 8
to James, Earl of Carnarvon for account of subsistence, and arrears to the Land Forces 248,500 0 0
to John How, Esq., late Paymaster General of the Guards, Garrisons and other Land Forces, for offreckonings to the Clothiers of the respective Regiments, Troops and Companies under his care of payment 74,783 6
to Thomas Moore, Esq., who was Paymaster of the Land Forces in Minorca, Gibraltar, and the Low Countries, for the like under his care of payment 21,989 10
to Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster of the Guards, Garrisons and other Land Forces, for the like under his care of payment 60,256 15
(total for the year 1715, 704,915l. 8s. 6d., for the year 1716, 1,181,759l. 16s.d.)
£1,886,675 4
All which Services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
Loans on Malt anno 1715
113,494 10 1
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715 584,792 8 6
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1716 991,715 14
Loans on Malt anno 1716 190,044 1 11
In Aid, for the year 1715:
Malt 1712
536 4 0
Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Micklethwaite 875 6 10
ditto per Charles Mason 1,319 15 3
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 1,057 5 1
Contributions for Annuities anno 1710 25 0 0
Contributions to Lottery anno 1712 1,051 12 3
ditto Class Lottery anno 1712 1,763 6 6
6,628 9 11
(total for the year 1715, 704,915l. 8s. 6d. for the year 1716, 1,181,759l. 16s.d.)
£1,886,675 4

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE LATE QUEEN'S CIVIL LIST.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By so much paid out of the Revenues for the late Queen's Civil List, at the Exchequer:
to Conyers D'Arcy and George Fielding, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse, upon account
1,927 15 0
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary [Allowances] 6,030 0 0
to ditto on their Extraordinary [Allowances] 2,860 0 0
8,890 0 0
to Fees and Salaries 135 3 3
to Pensions and Annuities 4,100 0 0
to Edward Nicholas, Esq., Paymaster of her late Majesty's Bounties 1,000 0 0
to Thomas Coke, Esq., Vice-Chamberlain to her late Majesty, on a yearly Bounty of 1,000l. 850 0 0
to contingencies:
Rewards for Services
750 0 0
City Impost 98 14 0
Woodstock Buildings 16,143 15
16,992 9
[to Edward Elliot, Esq. (on account of the Tin Affair); see page lxxviii 50,000 0 0
to Edward Elliot, Esq., ditto; see page lxviii 17,776 10 9½]
£101,671 18
Out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
3,434 0 7
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 224 2 0
Letter Money 417 5 2
Small Branches and Casualties 1,431 1 0
Loans on the Sale of Tin 50,000 0 0
Sale of Tin 30,021 14
Contributions to Civil List Lottery anno 1713 16,143 15
£101,671 18 (fn. 4)

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: CIVIL LIST IN SCOTLAND.

£ s. d.
By [paid] Archibald Douglas, Esq., for so much certified by his Accompt as Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland, to be paid for Fees, Salaries and Pensions and other charges conformable to the Establishment, by Warrant from the Barons of the Exchequer there, pursuant to His Majesty's Letters of Privy Seal to them in that behalf directed 23,729 5 11¼
By ditto, more for account of sundry contingent expenses 840 0 0
In all out of the several Duties and Revenues coming to his hands for the aforegoing Services as per Accompt on page lxxxiv.
£24,569 5 11¼

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

£ s. d.
By paid out of the Revenues of the King's Civil List over and above the payments made by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List in Scotland (see page lxxxiv):
At the Exchequer:
To Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
75,842 18
Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account 32,270 2
John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 44,230 8
William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account 8,264 15 10
Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account 21,419 5
Duke of Somerset, late Master of the Horse, upon account 9,000 0 0
Conyers D'Arcy and Francis Negus, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse, upon account 7,491 8 10
Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary Entertainment 33,874 11 5
ditto on their Extraordinaries 30,132 11 10½
Fees and Salaries 83,315 8
Pensions and Annuities 32,316 2 6
Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, Esq. 33,246 0
French Protestants per ditto 7,500 0 0
Band of Pensioners 4,500 0 0
Several as of His Majesty's Bounty 25,973 18 2
Treasurer to His Royal Highness the Prince (over and above 100,000l. per an.) 40,000 0 0
His Royal Highness the Prince 15,000 0 0
Secret Services; Duke of Montrose, Secretary of State 339 0
ditto; Lord Viscount Townshend, another 3,000 0 0
ditto; Mr. Secretary Stanhope 3,000 0 0
ditto; William Loundes, Esq. 16,000 0 0
Jewels or presents to Foreign Ministers 5,068 13 6
Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for Plate 7,801 17 6
Privy Purse per the hands of Mr. Henning 30,000 0 0
Contingencies:
Law Charges, 14,150l.; Liberates of the Exchequer 1,406l. 4s. 7d.; Rewards for Services, 7,556l. 18s.d., Surplus to Sheriffs and others on their account, 7,839l. 0s.d.; Riding charges to the Messengers, 1,439l. 15s. 0d.; sundry disbursements 18,200l. 17s.d.; Post Fines, 1,017l. 13s.d.; City Impost, 197l. 8s. 0d.; Purchase of the Aul[nage] Duty, 2,000l.; monies advanced on sundry occasions 193l. 13s. 0d.
54,001 10
(total at the Exchequer, 623,588l. 14s. 1d.)
For Public Services:
To Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
35,000 0 0
At the Custom House:
To His Royal Highness the Prince
40,000 0 0
At the Excise Office:
To His Royal Highness the Prince
41,250 0 0
To Several on Pensions as per particulars on page xliv 13,250 0 0
At the Post Office:
To several on Pensions as per particulars on pages lx and lxi
24,500 0 0
At the Alienation Office:
To the Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. Pension
500 0 0
To the Countess of Plymouth on 1,000l. per an. Pension 1,000 0 0
To the charges of the Chancery Court, one year 1,546 12 0
(total 3,046l. 12s. 0d.)
Post Fines:
To Farmers of the Post Fines in defalcation of their rent, being to make good so much of this Revenue as the Sheriffs receive and apply to their accounts
2,276 0 0
£782,911 6 1
[All which Services were satisfied out of]:
£ s. d.
Additional Tonnage; before Michaelmas 1715 37,741 16 11½
ditto; since Michaelmas 1715 228,888 3 11¼
266,630 0 10¾
Hereditary and Temporary Excise; before Michaelmas 1715 114,012 19
ditto; since Michaelmas 1715 181,775 4
295,788 3 4
Letter money; before Michaelmas 1715 18,462 11 3
ditto; since Michaelmas 1715 35,090 11 4
53,553 2 7
Small Branches, before Michaelmas 1715 4,722 14 11½
ditto; since Michaelmas 1715 34,583 9
39,306 4 6
General or Aggregate Fond 50,613 7
Public Money appropriated by Parliament for arrears to Civil List 77,020 7 3
£782,911 6 1

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS, LOTTERIES, ETC.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid out of the Duty of 4½ per cent. in specie from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands:
to the Earl of Kinoul on a Perpetuity of 1,000l. per an.
1,000 0 0
to the Governors of Plantations on their Allowances 3,203 11 6
4,203 11 6
By [paid to] Sir Isaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of His Majesty's Mint, out of Coinage Duty 8,534 9 5
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's; out of Prize Duty from the Plantations, 1,461l. 4s. 10d., and out of Lottery contributions 1714, 3,199l., 1s. 11¾d. 5,260 6
By [paid to] Nathaniel Tredcroft, Esq., to rectify an overpayment as Receiver for the County of Sussex; out of the Duty on Houses 47 5 0
By [paid to] Bernard Hutchins, Esq., to rectify an overpayment as Receiver for the County of Somerset; out of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 148 6 1
By [paid to] Sir Robert Harris, Kt., to rectify an overpayment, as Receiver for the County of Oxon.; out of ditto 2,066 0
By [paid to] John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for building 50 new Churches, without accompt other than what he is to render to the said Commissioners; out of Loans on Coals 35,000 0 0
By [paid to] the Commissioners for executing an Act for enquiring into the estates of certain Traitors and Popish Recusants and of estates given to superstitious uses in England and Scotland, for salaries to inferior Officers and for incident charges attending the execution of the said Act; out of Forfeitures for Treason 2,000 0 0
By [paid to] the Commissioners for taking, examining, stating and determining the debts due to the Army, for their salaries 2,625l. and for incident charges 2,250l., from 10 Sept. 1715 to 19 June 1716; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716, 1,625l. and out of contributions for Annuities anno 1715, 3,250l. 4,875 0 0
By [paid to] Richard Hill and John Chetwynde for building the Vaudois Churches abroad; out of Vaudois money 1,000 0 0
By [paid to] the New East India Company on 160,000l. per an.; out of 28d. Salt and Additional Stamp Duties 161,873 5 0
By [paid to] the South Sea Company on 608,000l. per an.; out of Continued Impositions on Wines, etc. from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever, 152,000l.; out of 12d. per Bushel Salt, 50,190l.; and out of Candles and Apprentices 66,310l. 268,500 0 0
By [paid to] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 130,825 0 0
By [paid to] William Thomas, Esq., late Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711, upon account; out of the Lottery Fond 79,556 3
By [paid to] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., present Paymaster, the like 78,000 0 0
157,556 3
By [paid to] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Lottery called the Two Million Adventure, anno 1711, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 159,244 0 5
By [paid to] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 137,000 0 0
By [paid to] Ambrose Philips, Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 146,006 15
By [paid to] George Murray, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714: out of the Fond for the same 124,458 2 11½
more to make good the deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1715; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 24,115 9
148,573 12 0
By [paid to] the Receivers of the Civil List Lottery 1713, for their trouble in passing their accounts through the several Offices; out of contributions to the said Lottery 579 16 3
By [paid to] the Receivers of 1,400,000l. contributed for a Lottery anno 1714, for rewards and charges in receiving, paying and accounting; out of contributions to the said Lottery 1,269 5 5
By [paid to] Receivers of 1,079,000l. contributed for Annuities anno 1715, for rewards and charges in receiving, paying and accounting; out of contributions to the said Annuities 600 0 0
By [paid to] Samuel Edwards, Charles Low and Thomas Fletcher, the persons appointed to pay Interest on Exchequer Bills, for salaries and incidents to 5 January 1715–16; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 926 4 3
By [paid to] George, Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer, for his charges and pains in making and issuing Exchequer Bills; out of the said General Fond 650 0 0
By [paid to] the Bank of England on their perpetuity of 100,000l.; out of the Five-sevenths 9d. Excise 105,000 0 0
more on 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an., being 6 per cent. redeemable by Parliament on repaying 1,775,027l. 17s. 10½d. value in Exchequer Bills delivered up by them and cancelled; out of House money 106,323 2
more on 45,000l. and 8,000l. per an. in consideration of their exchanging all Exchequer Bills for ready money upon demand; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank 53,000 0 0
264,323 2
£1,641,062 4 5

GENERAL ABTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ANNUITIES.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid on Annuities purchased at the Exchequer and for rewards to Officers and incidents in paying and accounting for the same:
on Annuities purchased anno 1693 at 14l. per cent.; out of 9d. Excise for 99 years
122,004 15 0
more on Annuities with the advantage of survivorship; out of ditto 7,502 17
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer; out of ditto 1,200 0 0
130,707 12
on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for 2 and 3 lives; out of Two-sevenths 9d. Excise in the Bank Act 34,374 7 0
for rewards to Officers 150 0 0
34,524 7 0
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and 1705:
charged on 3,700l. per week Excise:
for one life
14,287 17 6
for two lives 7,503 0 0
for three lives 2,074 13 4
for 99 years 125,771 13
149,637 3 10½
for rewards to the Officers of the Exchequer 1,430 0 0
on Annuities called Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament 39,316 8 9
190,383 12
on Annuities for 184,242l. 14s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1706; out of the General Fond for the same 183,145 15 8
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 1,470 0 0
184,615 15 8
on Annuities for 72,187l. 10s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years [anno 1707]; out of the General Fond for the same 72,853 10 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 375 12 2
73,229 2 2
on Annuities for 40,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same and other Revenues in Aid as per Account (see page lxxxix) 39,697 15 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 208 2 7
39,905 17 7
on Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying same 79,658 17 6
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 416 5
80,075 2
on Annuities for 81,000l. per an. purchased for 32 years anno 1710; out of the Fond for paying same 80,213 5 0
£813,654 14 10¼

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: INTEREST ON LOANS.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [payment of] Interest on Loans on the Public Registers and otherwise issued at the Exchequer:
Several Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1707 called the Third General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register
30 15 1
the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1708 called the Fourth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 38 12 9
the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1709 called the Fifth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 13,684 5 8
the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1710 called the Sixth General Mortgage:
out of the General Fond for this Register
6,091 14 1
out of the 12d. per Bushel Salt 10,665 15 0
16,757 9 1
Low Wines and the Additional Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. anno 1705 2,361 10 7
Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted the same year; out of Lottery contributions anno 1714 14 3 5
Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the Fond for cancelling the same 38 8
Produce of the Queen's Tin 189 12 11
Duty on Candles and Rates on Monies given with Apprentices anno 1710 990 1 9
Duty on Hops granted anno 1711 75 12 4
[ditto]; out of contributions for Annuities anno 1715 9,428 6 3
9,503 18 7
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 12 18 8
[ditto]; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid being transferred thereto 3,877 17 0
3,890 15 8
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 908 9 10
[ditto]; out of the Sixteenth 4s. Aid being transferred thereto 1,163 11 2
2,072 1 0
Fourth 2s. Aid for the year 1714 7,807 6 7
Fifth 2s. Aid for the year 1715 29,104 14 2
Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1716 10,336 6 4
the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc. for the year 1712; out of Malt 1714 being transferred thereto 21 12 0
the like Duties for the year 1714; out of ditto 6,843 17 7
the like Duties for the year 1713; out of Malt 1715 34,696 10 10
the like Duties for the year 1715; out of ditto 10,046 11 7
Duty on Coals for building 50 new Churches 1,266 1 9
[ditto]; out of Loans on the same 2,277 10 11
3,543 12 8
By [payment of] Interest to the Adventurers in the Lottery anno 1714 for prompt payment at 8l. per cent. per an. for the first payment and at 6l. per cent. for the three other payments from the time of payment to Michaelmas 1714; out of Lottery contributions anno 1714 6,317 18 7
By [payment of] Interest to the contributors for Annuities anno 1715 at the rate of 8l. per cent. for prompt payment before 29 Sept. 1715, with an allowance of 20 per cent. on the whole contribution money and 5l. per cent. per an. for every payment advanced before the Limited days, first payment excepted; out of contributions for these Annuities 20,791 13 10
By [paid to] the Bank of England on their Allowance of 3l. per cent. per an. for circulating Exchequer Bills on the Act of Parliament anno 1709 and 1713; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others 136,830 15 0
By [payment of] Interest at the rate of 2d. per cent. per diem on all Exchequer Bills received at the Exchequer and reissued thence in this year. Paid by Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Thomas Fletcher, 34,674l. 4s.d. and by Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, 77,712l. 3s. 3d.; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 111,846 7
£427,759 1 10

GENERAL SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURE: REMAINS.

£ s. d.
By the Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1716 as detailed below (pages cxv–cxvii) including 387,628l. 4s.d. in Tallies in the hands of the particular Paymasters then undisposed of as per account, page lxxxvii £1,575,677 3

[GENERAL ABSTRACT: SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURE.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy 1,087,539 12
By paid to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer etc. of the Ordnance 179,530 6 2
By paid to Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster of Guards, Garrisons, etc. 68,952 0
By paid to James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces 4,375 8 1
By paid to John Hill, Esq., Treasurer for the Transport Service 6,574 13 2
By paid to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of Guards, Garrisons, etc. 1,886,675 4
3,233,647 4
By paid for the late Queen's Civil List 101,671 18
By paid Archibald Douglas, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland 24,569 5 11¼
By paid for the King's Civil List 782,911 6 1
909,152 10
By paid for unclassified items, to the Paymasters and Managers of the several Lotteries and to the Bank of England 1,641,062 4 5
By payments on Annuities 813,654 14 10¼
By Interest on Loans 427,759 1 10
7,025,275 16
By Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 1716 1,575,677 3
£8,600,952 19 10]

GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN ACCOUNT.

An Accompt showing the monies borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Fonds and Revenues between Michaelmas 1715 and Michaelmas 1716 and the Principal money repaid within the same time.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
The King is Debtor:
to Loans made at the Exchequer on the following Fonds and Revenues:
on the Duty on Malt pro anno 1715; in Money
30 0 0
ditto; in Tallies 143,494 10 1
143,524 10 1
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1716; in Money 1,000,447 12 6
ditto; in Tallies 870,188 10
1,870,636 2
on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1716; in Money 200,000 0 0
ditto; in Tallies 331,564 8
531,564 8
on credit on the produce of her late Majesty's Tin 50,000 0 0
on the Duties on Coals for building 50 new Churches 35,000 0 0
£2,630,725 1
Discharge.
The King is Creditor:
By Principal repaid:
on the Third General Mortgage, anno 1707; out of the Fond for this Register
200 0 0
on the Fourth General Mortgage, anno 1708; out of the Fond for this Register 1,100 0 0
on the Fifth General Mortgage, anno 1709; out of the Fond for this Register 230,890 12 1
on the Sixth General Mortgage, anno 1710; out of the Fond for this Register 6,050 0 0
on the Low Wines and the Additional Duties on Coffee anno 1705 500 0 0
on the Two-thirds Subsidy anno 1705; out of Lottery contributions anno 1714 100 0 0
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the Fond for cancelling the same 55 0 0
on the Duties on Candles and Rates on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices pro anno 1710 400 0 0
on the produce of the late Queen's Tin 55,558 1 10¾
on the Duty on Hops pro anno 1711 1,078 13 0
[ditto]; out of the contributions for Annuities anno 1715 72,335 10
73,414 3
on the Fifteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1712 300 0 0
[ditto]; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid pro anno 1715 being transferred thereto 44,679 11
44,979 11
on the Third 2s. Aid pro anno 1713 10,600 0 0
[ditto]; out of the Sixteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1716 9,363 17
19,963 17
on the Fourth 2s. Aid pro anno 1714 128,306 17 0
on the Fifth 2s. Aid pro anno 1715 824,841 8 0
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1716 142,000 0 0
on the Duties on Malt, etc. pro anno 1712; out of Malt 1714 being transferred thereto 300 0 0
on the Duties on Malt, etc. pro anno 1714; out of ditto 30,352 4
on the Duties on Malt, etc., pro anno 1713; out of Malt 1715 being transferred thereto 292,029 0 4
on the Duties on Malt, etc. pro anno 1715; out of ditto 218,416 9 7
on the Duties on Coals for building 50 new Churches 15,815 9 0
2,085,272 14
By Balance, being the difference between the sum total of the Monies borrowed by way of Loan and the sum total of the Principal Monies repaid the Public Registers, the Monies borrowed exceeding the sum paid, by 545,452 7 0
£2,630,725

GENERAL ABSTRACT: REMAINS.

£ s. d.
The particular Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1716:
Tallies, undisposed of in the hands of the particular Paymasters as per account, page lxxxvii
387,628 4
New Customs on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1710 2,743 19
Tobacco on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1712 2,897 11 1
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1714 732 10 10¾
ditto, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 5,103 16 5
Continued Impositions on the Grant continuing these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever 1,511 18 1
Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. on the Grant which determined 24 June 1714 470 15
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for His Majesty's Civil List 8,387 6 11¼
Coals, anno 1703 50 0 0
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1711 81,882 5 7
Fond for Annuities anno 1710 49,604 13 5
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 669 3
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities 92,954 1 3
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the King's Civil List 25,757 9
ditto for late King's Debts 2 14
One-third Excise; before 12 June 1714 30 19
ditto; since 12 June 1714 23 3
9d. per Barrel Excise for the Bank Annuities 29,424 0 7
9d. per Barrel Excise for Annuities and [for the Civil List] 65,555 19 7
Duties on Malt pro anno 1711 301 14 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1712 200 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1713 300 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1714 3,588 13 11¼
12d. per Bushel Salt 1,797 11 7
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 35,033 15 11½
Duties on Candles and on Apprentices on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1715 1,123 10 10¼
the same Duties continued from 1 Aug. 1715 for ever 90 19
Fond for the Class Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 37,646 3 0
Fond for the Lottery called the Two Million Adventure anno 1711 56,476 19 11½
Letter money for the King's Civil List 4,162 9 4
per cent. [Duty from Barbadoes, etc.] 13,818 19
Arrears of the Duties on Marriages, Births, etc. 83 19 7
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697 438 10 1
Tenths of the Clergy 3,967 0
First Fruits 2,217 2 8
Sheriffs' Proffers for the late Queen's Debts 2 16 8
Seizures for the King's Civil List 671 10
Fines of Leases for ditto 54 17 0
Imprest Money for ditto, per Edward Godfrey 434 1 10
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland for the late Queen's use 574 0 0
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 5,135 8 5
Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract 2 0 0
Forfeitures for Treason 1,002 12 0
Sale of Tin 5,507 14 11¾
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith, Esq., Treasurer for Churches 2,300 0 0
First Poll, anno 1688 5 1 0
First Quarterly Poll, anno 1692 3 2 0
First 4s. Aid, anno 1693 218 11 1
Second Quarterly Poll, anno 1694 11 10 0
Third 4s. Aid, anno 1695 7 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid, anno 1696 7 2 0
First 3s. Aid, anno 1697 205 0 6
Additional 12d. Aid, anno 1697 0 4 0
Third Quarterly Poll, anno 1698 39 0 0
Subsidies and other Duties 4 17 7
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702 32 4 0
Subsidies, anno 1703 5 4 0
Ninth 4s. Aid, anno 1706 274 2 10½
Tenth 4s. Aid, anno 1707 3 12 5
Eleventh 4s. Aid, anno 1708 5,294 8
Twelfth 4s. Aid, anno 1709 1,570 8
Thirteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1710 1,683 1 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1711 3,432 9 7
Fifteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1712 133 4
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 9,834 15
Fourteenth 4[s.] Aid for the King's Civil List 673 14 4
Fourth 2s. Aid, anno 1714 3,713 12
Fifth 2s. Aid, anno 1715 14,741 19
Duties on Malt, etc. pro anno 1715 19,031 11 11
Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1716 22,038 10
Sixteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1716 5,352 5
Loans on the Duties on Malt, etc. pro anno 1716 97,000 0 0
Duties on Malt, etc. pro anno 1716 6 11
Loans on Coals for building 50 new Churches 175 16 7
Duties on Coals for ditto 3,118 12 6
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 63,651 7 2
Surplus 9d. Excise for the Deficiency of that Fond 9,907 2
in the hands of Samuel Edwards, George Germain and John Stockwell, for Interest on Exchequer Bills 3,143 18
in the hands of the Receivers of the contribution money for the Lottery 1710 520 3 9
Contributions on the Act for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 4,277 3
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715 6,582 3 11½
in the hands of the Receivers of the said contribution money 108 6 2
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 144,923 3
of the Fonds for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 29,950 17
of the Fonds for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 2,140 17 3
of the Fonds for paying 80,000 per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 26,240 19
of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others 162,864 1
£1,575,677 3

Footnotes

  • 1. See 13 Anne, c. 18.
  • 2. This figure appears as 27,109l. 13s. 7½d. in the original.
  • 3. See page lxxxiv where details are given.
  • 4. 8¾ in the original.