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Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 31, 1717. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1960.

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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: DECLARED ACCOUNTS: BUNDLE 647, ROLL 254 [A.O.1/647/254].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of Customs.

25 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors at the end of the preceding General Accompt in money 181,461 8 1
ditto, in bonds 487,069 7
668,530 15
Receipts: money due and payable for the New Impositions on Tobacco within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money
45,385 7 10
ditto, in bonds 172,015 11 10
(total London port 217,400l. 19s. 8d.)
Outports:
Barnestaple (George Moore, in money 41l. 11s. 7d. and in bonds 833l. 6s. 3d.)
874 17 10
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 24,514l. 13s. 6d. and in bonds 19,240l. 8s.d.) 43,755 2
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, in money 349l. 14s. 10½d. and in bonds 9,824l. 19s. 3d.) 10,174 14
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money) 539 7 11¼
Cowes (John Dale, bonds) 4,091 14
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money 119l. 2s. 10¼d. and in bonds 523l. 16s. 9d.) 642 19
Exeter (William Sprye, in money 302l. 0s. 10d. and in bonds 2,360l. 3s. 10½d.) 2,662 4
ditto (Charles Bridgeman, bonds) 690 0 0
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 362 16
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 164l. 12s.d. and in bonds 1,948l. 6s. 5d.) 2,112 18 11¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 2,557l. 9s. 11¾d. and in bonds 24,072l. 17s.d.) 26,630 7 4
Lyme (George Lisle, in money 462l. 11s.d. and in bonds 2,893l. 3s.d.) 3,355 14 9
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money 306l. 10s.d. and in bonds 1,543l. 14s.d.) 1,850 4
Padstow (John Cock, in money) 487 5 1
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 109l. 15s.d. and in bonds 2,415l. 4s. 10¾d.) 2,525 0
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 2,017l. 6s.d. and in bonds, 1,305l. 4s.d.) 3,322 11
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, in money 96l. 0s. 10½d. and in bonds 13,184l. 1s. 0d.) 13,280 1 10½
334,759 1 3
interest received on bonds not satisfied in due time:
Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General
605 3 6
Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, ditto 186 6 10
Jacob Reynardson at Bristol 34 10 10¾
Nathaniel Smith at Leverpoole 431 14
David Morris at Plymouth 1 3
1,258 18
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places 26,571 15 11
total charge and receipts £1,031,120 11
Discharge.
Overpayments on the preceding Accompt 60,374 8 6
money remitted to the Receivers General within the time of this Accompt 244,285 17
Officers' salaries and incident charges 2,135 19
repayments upon debentures for Tobacco exported:
£ s. d.
Barnstaple (George Moore) 723 0 6
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 20,086 14 6
Bydeford (Thomas Jans) 9,059 17 9
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 225 3 3
Cowes (John Dale) 4,224 12
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 661 14
Exeter (William Sprye) 2,696 2 10½
Falmouth (William Pye) 527 3 0
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman) 523 8 10
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 19,533 10
Lyme (George Lisle) 1,190 5 10½
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 5 10 2
Plymouth (David Morris) 1,700 10 5
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 1,582 6 11½
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 8,669 19 6
71,410 0 11¾
repayments on certificates for tobacco damaged or overentered:
Barnstaple (George Moore)
27 9 6
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 605 15
Bydeford (Thomas Jans) 347 10
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 14 2 6
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 2 12 10¾
Exeter (William Sprye) 70 3
Falmouth (William Pye) 20 5
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman) 69 0
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 583 14 10½
Lyme (George Lisle) 234 9
Padstowe (John Cock) 18 18
Plymouth (David Morris) 105 16
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 139 2 9
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 1,386 10
3,625 12
total payments and allowances £381,831 18
and so remains 649,288 13
against which depending on the several Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds in their hands at Xmas 1717:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver in London port, for bonds
7,521 11 10
Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General, for bonds 207,427 14
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds delivered there to be prosecuted 33,953 4
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 84 2
ditto (George Moore, in money 139l. 18s. 1d. and in bonds 602l. 12s.d.) 742 10
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 3,896l. 11s.d. and in bonds 24,440l. 3s. 11½d.) 28,336 15
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, in money 698l. 0s.d. and in bonds 3,305l. 15s. 11¼d.) 4,003 16
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money 80l. 13s.d. and in bonds 120l. 10s.d.) 201 3 6
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money 198l. 1s.d. and in bonds 47l. 2s.d.) 245 3
Exeter (William Spry, in money 230l. 10s.d. and in bonds 90l. 19s.d.) 321 9 10¾
Falmouth (William Pye, in money 62l. 4s. 1d. and in bonds 278l. 1s.d.) 340 5
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 96 0
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 326l. 0s.d. and in bonds 1,906l. 16s. 8d.) 2,232 16
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 897l. 15s. 10¾d. and in bonds 38,285l. 15s. 10d.) 39,183 11
Lyme (George Lisle, in money 65l. 19s.d. and in bonds 1,219l. 2s. 5d.) 1,285 2
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 71 12
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money 100l. and in bonds 2,164l. 14s.d.) 2,264 14
Padstowe (John Cock, money) 22 9 4
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, bonds) 148 10
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds) 2,321 7
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 3 8
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 5 3 6
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 5 3 11
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 134l. 3s.d. and in bonds 1,253l. 3s.d.) 1,387 6
Whitehaven (Henry Blencowe, in money 455l. 12s. 4d. and in bonds 14,257l. 18s. 11¼d.) 14,713 11 4
and on the following late Receivers and Collectors:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds
133,436 16 11½
Richard Hutchinson, solicitor, ditto 197 18 2
Michael Wicks, Receiver in London port, ditto 26,484 19 10
Thomas Grainger, ditto, for money 421 11 9
and in the Outports for money:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton)
83 17
Beaumaris (William Lewis) 64 16
Boston (John Clark) 60 0 0
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont) 701 3 5
Bristol (John Sansome) 3,300 17
Bydeford (Richard Ustick) 763 3
Chester (Thomas Tindale) 284 8
ditto (Edward Smith) 45 18 6
Chichester (James Whitwood) 376 1 10¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 417 11 6
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 377 0
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 506 3
Deale (James Smith) 1,036 19
ditto (Salathiel Rolfe) 48 13
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 1 14
Falmouth (Edmund Harry) 132 13 0
ditto (William Peirson) 467 5 5
ditto (Ambrose Thomson and Richard Jennings) 47 14
Faversham (Charles Sherman) 2 5 2
ditto (Nicholas Mattson) 150 0 0
Fowey (John Dagg) 396 13 10¾
Lancaster (John Forster) 3 17 11¼
ditto (Joseph Bentley) 216 17
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 9,239 14
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 90 10
ditto (Henry Badcock) 225 17 1
Milford (Walter Middleton) 7,245 18 1
ditto (David Morris) 4 2
ditto (Joseph Sewell) 61 19
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 347 17
Newcastle (John Pye) 828 18
Newhaven (Edward Mann) 151 16
Padstowe (Francis Leister) 365 12
ditto (John Bligh) 135 8
ditto (William Tayler) 448 4
Penzance (Charles Jones) 37 0
ditto (Thomas Medcalfe) 523 16 9
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 254 17 5
ditto (William Peirs) 4,060 15
Poole (William Jacombe) 195 19
ditto (William Bowles) 984 9 11¾
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks) 3 16
Rochester (John Moore) 11 10
ditto (John Pope) 25 5
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 490 15 11
Scilley (Lodowick Jackson) 4 15
Shoreham (John Goldham) 3 8 4
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 778 3 10¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 376 2
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson) 712 1 1
ditto (Thomas Bower) 219 14 10
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 116 11
ditto (John Fotherby) 3 14 6
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 1,047 19
545,942 19
and on Henry Ferne, late Receiver and Cashier, for money remitted to him 25 Dec. 1715 to 24 June 1716 for which he is to accompt:
for the New Impositions to 31 July 1710
8,121 4
for ditto to 31 July 1712 3,873 17 10½
for ditto to 31 July 1714 14,884 1
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 76,466 10
103,345 14 4
total of the arrears £649,288 13 4
and so this General Accompt is Even and Quit.
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1243. No Audit Office Roll.

The Final Account of Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs.

26 December 1716 to 27 November 1717 inclusive.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in these Accomptants' hands in money on the foot of the preceding Accompt, none, they being in surplusage nil
but the value of bonds taken for the New Impositions on Tobacco as at the foot of the said Accompt 171,812 17
£ s. d.
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors for the said New Impositions within the time this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, in money
6,527 1 11½
ditto, in bonds 46,922 7 9
the King's Remembrancer's Office, in money or in bonds to be prosecuted 5 14
sundry merchants, for interest on bonds 605 3 6
(total London port 54,060l. 7s. 6d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, in money)
267 12
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 8,735 1
Bydeford (Thomas Jans) 1,301 4
Chester (Joseph Sewel) 410 0 0
Exeter (William Spry) 49 1 4
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 12 14 10
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 6,866 18 9
Lyme (George Lisle) 972 11
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 0 2 8
Padstow (John Bligh, late Collector) 316 18
Plymouth (David Morris) 230 0 0
Portsmouth (John Arnold) 2 12
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 25 0 0
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 912 10 7
74,162 16
(total Outports 20,102l. 8s.d.)
the value of bonds delivered over by Henry Ferne, late Receiver General 24,198 6 2
£270,174 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Surplusage on the preceding Accompt 12 10
fees and salaries:
Sir John Shaw, for extraordinary clerks, 100l.; Robert Shaw, Computer of these Duties under him, 50l.; the four Examiners of the Outport Books, 15l.; the Surveyor General and the Comptroller and Surveyor, London port, for extraordinary clerks, 30l.; these Accomptants, for the like, 100l.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee, 12l. 10s.
307 10 0
money repaid on debentures for Tobacco exported 105,071 18 3
ditto on certificates of damaged and defective Tobacco 816 19 1
(total repayments 105,888l. 17s. 4d.; total for salaries and repayments 106,196l. 7s. 4d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 32,105 6 5
the value of bonds delivered up to Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, the succeeding Receivers General 131,884 16
total payments and allowances £270,199 0
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 7 November 1718.
25 0 4

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 789, ROLL 1001 [A.O.1/789/1001].

Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs.

21 June 1717 to 25 December 1717 (inclusive).

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptants' first Account nil
but the value of sundry bonds for payment of the New Impositions on Tobacco received of Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General and Cashiers, as at the foot of the preceding Account 131,884 16
£ s. d.
Receipts: money and bonds received of the several Receivers and Collectors for the said Impositions within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Plantation Receipt, in money.
38,858 5 10½
ditto, ditto, in bonds 120,863 18 3
sundry merchants, for interest on bonds 186 6 10
(total London port 159,908l. 10s. 11½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (George Moore)
30 0 0
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 12,657 1
Bydeford (Thomas Jans) 653 3
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 835 10 0
Exeter (William Sprye) 815 13 11
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 3,510 18 6
Lyme (George Lisle) 836 14 6
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 196 0 0
Padstow (John Cock) 300 0 0
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 1,530 17 11
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 265 0
181,539 11
(total Outputs 21,631l. 0s.d.)
total charge and receipts £313,424 8
Discharge. £ s. d.
Surplusage due to Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General and Cashiers, at the foot of their last preceding Account 25 0 4
fees and salaries:
Sir John Shaw, bt., for extraordinary clerks, 100l.; Robert Shaw, Computer of these Duties under Sir John Shaw, 50l.; the four Examiners of the Outports, 15l.; the Surveyor General, the Controler and the Surveyor in London port, for extraordinary clerks, 30l.; these Accomptants, for ditto, 25l.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee for the General Accompt to Xmas 1713, 25l., and for this Accompt, 12l. 10s.; in all 37l. 10s.
257 10 0
repayments upon debentures for Tobacco exported 43,433 16 9
repayments on certificates of damaged or defective Tobacco 334 4 1
(total repayments 43,768l. 0s. 10d.; total salaries and repayments 44,025l. 10s. 10d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 61,983 12 10½
total payments and allowances 106,034 4
and so remains £207,390 4 3
against which the value of bonds for payment of those Duties in the Accomptants' hands at the determination of this Account 207,427 14
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 31 January 1718–19.
37 10
Editor's Note. Although these Accountants took over from 21 June 1717 inclusive the previous Final Cash Account includes certain arrears up to 27 November of that year, causing an overlap in the periods of the two accounts.