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Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills

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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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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS: RECEIVER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/868/24].

Samuel Edwards, George Jerman and John Stockwell, Receivers of the money imprested for discharging the Interest on Exchequer Bills.

6 January 1716–17 to 5 January 1717–18.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands upon the end of their last Accompt 682 8 0
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 20,000l. for Interest at 2d. per cent per diem
10,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service 10,000 0 0
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in full of the same 10,000 0 0
the same term, in full of 20,000l. for the same service 20,000 0 0
the same term, in full of 20,000l. for the same service 20,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service 10,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of the same 10,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 70,000l. for the same service 55,000 0 0
(total receipts 145,000l.)
total charge and receipts £145,682 8 0
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Money paid for Interest on Exchequer Bills paid into the Bank of England and several private persons, the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, on 4,106,250l. in Exchequer Bills 92,275 6 11
several private persons on 1,114,787l. 10s. in ditto 47,205 4
139,480 11
the Accomptants for salaries for themselves and clerks and for incident expenses 750 0 0
the same, for Treasury and Exchequer fees on passing this Accompt 15l. 17s., for fees paid for Warrants etc. 17l. 10s., and for the Auditor's fee to Thomas Foley 40l. 73 7 0
total payments and allowances £140,303 18
and so the Accomptants are Indebted
Declared 7 August 1718.
5,378 9