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Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.

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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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Lotteries, etc.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERY 1710: PAYMASTERS' ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1539, ROLL 23 [A.O.1/1539:23].

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

Michaelmas 1716 to Michaelmas 1717.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt 20,221 8 11
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1715
16,339 14 5
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1716 29,311 10
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same 74,500 0 0
total charge and receipts £140,372 13 10¾
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt for Annuities due to the Owners of the several Fortunate or Benefit Tickets, detailed:
for the half year to Ladyday 1711
5 0 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1711 7 10 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1712 10 0 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1712 15 0 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1713 65 0 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1713 80 0 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1714 172 10 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1714 342 10 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1715 845 0 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1715 16,017 10 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1716 15,375 0 0
32,935 0 0
at 14s. per an. each ditto to the Owners of the several Blank Tickets:
for the first year to Michaelmas 1711; on 7 blank tickets
4 18 0
for the second year to Michaelmas 1712; on 87 ditto 60 18 0
for the third year to Michaelmas 1713; on 115 ditto 80 10 0
for the fourth year to Michaelmas 1714; on 700 ditto 490 0 0
for the fifth year to Michaelmas 1715; on 34,231 ditto. 23,961 14 0
for the sixth year to Michaelmas 1716; on 85,821 ditto 60,074 14 0
84,672 14 0
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; year to Midsummer 1717
1,450 0 0
Henry Colt, Comptroller, ditto; same time 250 0 0
this Accomptant, ditto; same time 500 0 0
Rene de la Treille, Assistant and Chief Clerk; same time 100 0 0
Edward Courtenay, Housekeeper; same time 100 0 0
Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, Administratrix of James Taylor, late Assistant and Chief Clerk; 1 year 16 days to 10 April 1716, the day of his death 104 7 10
the Auditor, for his fee 150 0 0
2,654 7 10
money paid to the Cashiers of the Bank of England, being a proportionate part of the charges in passing their Accompt 99 9 0
money paid to workmen for repairs at the Transfer Office 778 16
charge of passing this Accompt 24 7 9
total payments and allowances £121,164 14
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 21 January 1718–19.
19,207 19 1

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

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1546, ROLL 63 [A.O.1/1546/63].

Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,800,000l. under the Act 10 Anne [c. 18].

24 June 1716 to 25 March 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, the Accomptant being in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for the year from 25 Dec. 1714, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for rent)
60,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of the same 25,510 11 1
the same term, in part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for the year from 25 Dec. 1715, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for rent) 47,542 8 11
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same 5,000 0 0
the same term, in full of the same 116,510 11 1
the same term, in part of 13,000l. to pay off Interest and all arrears to Midsummer 3 George I 1,660 5 0
Michaelmas term, 4 George I in further part of the same 3,881 9
total charge and receipts £260,052 5
Discharge.
Payments towards discharging the Principal Money due on Orders in the several Courses, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 30l., Lottery No. 3, 60l. 90 0 0
Interest of the Principal Money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 3l. 12s.; Lottery No. 3, 18s. 4 10 0
Arrears of Interest, directed to Xmas 1713 within the time of the First Accompt to Midsummer 1714, detailed: Lottery No. 2, 3l.; Lottery No. 3, 1l. 10s. 4 10 0
ditto, directed to Xmas 1714 within the time of the Second Accompt to Midsummer 1715, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 15l. 12s.; Lottery No. 2, 25l. 10s.; Lottery No. 3, 5l. 8s. 46 10 0
ditto, directed to Midsummer and Xmas 1715 within the time of the preceding Accompt to Midsummer 1716, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 82l. 10s.; Lottery No. 2, 84l. 12s.; Lottery No. 3, 38l. 2s. 205 4 0
(total for arrears of interest as above 256l. 4s.)
Interest due at Midsummer and Xmas 1716 and Midsummer 1717 (on unsatisfied Orders) directed to be paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 70,612l. 16s.; Lottery No. 2, 70,716l.; Lottery No. 3, 70,862l. 8s. 212,191 4 0
(total Interest paid off within the time of this Accompt, 212,451l. 18s. 0d.)
tallies of sol delivered into the Exchequer 42,665 13 6
salaries and incidents: this Accomptant as Paymaster and William Lechmere, Comptroller, 1¾ years to Ladyday 1718, 1750l.; John Smith, a Teller of the Exchequer, for the moiety of the rent of a house, same time, 87l. 10s.; John Stone, Auditor, 315l.; the Cashiers of the Bank of England, 119l. 7s.; William Lechmere, for extraordinary expenses, 50l. 8s.; this Accomptant, for incidents, 283l. 16s. 6d. 2,606 1 6
surplusage at the foot of the preceding Accompt 220 16 10¼
money paid into the Exchequer, 17 March 6 George I 452 5 0
£258,486 14 10¼
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 7 May 1725.
1,565 10

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,400,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1714: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1548, ROLL 69 [A.O.1/1548/69].

George Murray, Paymaster of the Lottery under the Acts 12 Anne [13 Anne c. 18] and 1 George I [c. 2]

31 March 1716 to 1 February 1716–17.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands as at the foot of his last Accompt 7,364 16 5
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 2 & 3 George I, in full of 119,878l. 16s.d. viz. 3,305l. 4s.d. for payment of Principal and 116,573l. 12s. for Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 1714
21,317 13
the same term, in part of 116,573l. 12s. to pay Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 1715 42,000 0 0
Michaelmas term 3 George I, in full of the same 74,573 12 0
the same term, in part of 129,080l. 14s.d. viz. 116,573l. 12s. to pay Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 1716 and 12,507l. 2s.d. for rewards and incident expenses 12,507 2
(total Receipts from the Exchequer 150,398l. 7s. 8d.)
total charge and receipts £157,763 4 1
Discharge. £ s. d.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
Principal directed within the time of the last Accompt:
to the Owners of six Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the First Course of Payment and of 16 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets
750 0 0
to the Owners of five Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Second Course and of five like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets 520 0 0
1,270 0 0
Principal directed and paid within the time of this Accompt:
to the Owners of 51 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Second Course and of 89 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets
8,140 0 0
to the Owners of 62 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Third Course and of 89 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets 11,880 0 0
to the Owners of 58 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Fourth Course and of 98 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets 13,830 0 0
to the Owners of 47 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets and of one like Order in part of 100l. in the Fifth Course and of 90 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets 11,020 0 0
44,870 0 0
(total Principal repaid 46,140l.)
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
arrears of Interest directed to be paid within the time of the last Accompt
495 19 0
Interest directed within the time of this Accompt 95,718 11
96,214 10
salaries and allowances:
Christopher Tilson, Thomas Cornwallis, Nehemiah Arnold and Christopher Rhodes, Commissioners to take in the Tickets and to deliver out Standing Orders in lieu; year to 23 Feb. 1716–17
1,600 0 0
George Murray, this Accomptant as Paymaster; to Michaelmas 1716 500 0 0
Matthew Barton, Comptroller; same time 500 0 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 140 0 0
2,740 0 0
incident charges and disbursements:
Treasury and Exchequer fees etc.
14 2 0
office expenses for cleaning, fires etc. 60 0 0
coach-hire etc. 12 0 0
86 2 0
total payments and allowances £145,180 12
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 7 August 1718.
12,582 11

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CIVIL LIST LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1549, ROLL 74 [A.O.1/1549/74].

Thomas Burdus, Paymaster of the Lottery for 500,000l., upon credit of the Civil List Revenues, for payment of arrears of the late Queen's Civil List.

25 March 1716 to 25 March 1717.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his preceding Accompt 649 19
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 1715
17,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 3 George I in full of the same 16,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 1716 2,500 0 0
(total Receipts 35,500l.)
total charge and receipts £36,149 19
Discharge.
Repayment of Principal money:
on 50 Orders in the Second Course of Payment
2,870 0 0
on 71 Orders in the Third ditto 7,210 0 0
10,080 0 0
payment of Interest at 4l. per cent, to the Proprietors of Orders in the 50 several Courses of the Lottery Interest of the Principal Money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
in the Second Course of Payment
130 7 10¼
in the Third ditto 299 4
429 11 11¾
arrears of Interest directed within the time of preceding Accompts but paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed 185 16 0
Interest paid according to directions made out within the time of this Accompt 24,014 0 0
(total for Interest paid within the time of this Accompt 24,629l. 7s. 11¾d.)
salaries and incidents:
Thomas Burdus, this Accomptant, as Paymaster, for his salary, year to Xmas 1715, 300l.; Thomas Spence, Comptroller, same time, 300l.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 50l.; Joseph Huddlestone, for office rent, year to Xmas 1716, 53l.
703 0 0
Thomas Foley, for auditing the previous Accompt, 50l.; John Duncomb, for cleaning the offices etc., 68l. 17s.; John Thomas, for rent of the Cash Room of the Exchequer, 7l. 10s. 6d.; Joseph Hudlestone, for carpenter's work etc., 2l. 2s. 9d.; Thomas Cox, gardener, 2l. 13s. 6d.; this Accomptant, for fees. etc. paid, 27l. 18s. 159 1 9
862 1 9
total payments and allowances £35,571 9
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 3 July 1718.
578 10

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

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 81 [A.O.1/1550/81].

Ambrose Phillips, Paymaster of the Classics Lottery 1712 [under Stat. 10 Anne, c. 19].

29 September 1716 to 25 March 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt 1,781 16
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 3 George I, in full of 169,053l. for Principal and Interest for a year from 29 Sept. 1714, for salaries for a year to [recte from] 25 Dec. 1714 and for office-rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1715 (detailed)
25,053 0 0
the same term, in part of 169,053l. for Principal and Interest for a year from 29 Sept. 1715, for salaries for a year to [recte from] 25 Dec. 1715 and for office-rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1716 (detailed) 43,447 0 0
Easter term, 3 and 4 George I, in further part of the same 125,606 0 0
the same term in part of 20,000l. to discharge all Interest and arrears of Interest to Midsummer 1717 19,283 9 11½
Michaelmas term, 4 George I in full of the same 716 10
(total receipts as above 214,106l.)
total charge and receipts £215,887 16
Discharge.
Principal money paid within the time of this Accompt nil
Interest paid to the Proprietors of Orders for the money payable upon tickets drawn in the five several Classes:
arrears fo interest due at Xmas 1713
3 9 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1714 13 4 0
ditto at Xmas 1714 1 14 6
ditto at Xmas 1715 101 5 0
ditto at Midsummer 1715 4 19 0
(total for arrears 124l. 11s. 6d.)
interest due Midsummer 1716 70,133 14 0
ditto Xmas 1716 62,372 0 6
ditto Midsummer 1717 81,085 5 6
213,715 11 6
(total for interest due within the time of this Accompt 213,591l.)
salaries etc.:
this Accomptant for his salary 29 Sept. 1716 to 25 March 1718
750 0 0
Richard Gee, Comptroller, ditto 750 0 0
John Smith for office rent, 1½ years to 25 March 1718 75 0 0
Sir Charles Farnaby, Auditor 270 0 0
fees for Treasury Warrants etc. 289 7 10
John Morley, late Paymaster, for fees 53 0 2
2,187 8 0
total payments and allowances £215,902 19 6
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage- 15 3
But this Accomptant has received of John Morley, late Paymaster, the balance of the latter's Final Accompt 291 13 8
and so remains 276 10
whereof depending on John Stone, late Auditor, for so much paid him before his removal from his employment 225 0 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
which balance is discharged by tally 21 April, 11 George I.
Declared 7 May 1725.
51 10

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.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. cdxlv.