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Revenue Account: General Abstract

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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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General Abstract

A GENERAL ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOMPTS OF THE PUBLIC REVENUES, TAXES AND MONIES BORROWED BETWEEN MICHAELMAS 1716 AND MICHAELMAS 1717.

TO THE REMAINS IN CASH AT MICHAELMAS 1716 AS PER THE FOOT OF THAT YEAR'S ACCOMPT:

£ s. d.
In Tallies undisposed of in the hands of particular Paymasters (see page xc) 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 which continues these Duties from 3 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 the King's Civil List 8,387 6 11¼
Arrears of Coals anno 1703 50 0 0
On the Fond for the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711 81,882 5 7
On the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1710 49,604 13 5
On the Fond for the Lottery 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 9,757l. 9s.d.; for the Civil List Lottery 16,000l.) 25,757 9
ditto for the late King's Debts 2 14
One-third Double Excise; (before 12 June 1714, 30l. 19s.d., since 12 June 1714, 23l. 3s.d.) 54 3 0
9d. per Barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 29,424 0 7
9d. per Barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship 65,555 19 7
Duties on Malt pro an. 1711 301 14 0
Duties on Malt pro an. 1712 200 0 0
Duties on Malt pro an. 1713 300 0 0
Duties on Malt pro an. 1714 3,588 13 11¼
12d. per Bushel on Salt 1,797 11 7
On the Fond for the 10l. Lottery anno 1712 35,033 15 11½
Duty on Candles and Apprentices on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1715 1,123 10 10¼
The same Duties continued from the 1 Aug. 1715 for ever 90 19
On the Fond for the Class Lottery anno 1712 37,646 3 0
On the Fond for the Two Million Adventure anno 1711 56,476 19 11½
Letter Money for the King's Civil List 4,162 9 4
4½ per cent. [Duty from the Leeward Islands] 13,818 19
Arrears of the Duty 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 repaid per Edward Godfrey, for ditto 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., late 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 1698 4 0
Third Quarterly Poll for the same year 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
Twelth 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 4s. 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 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 anno 1716 97,000 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1716 6 11
Loans on Coals for Building fifty new Churches 175 16 7
Duty on Coals for ditto 3,118 12 6
On the Fond for the Lottery 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 Jermain and John Stockwell for Interest on Exchequer Bills 3,143 18
In the hands of the Receivers of the Contribution Money for the Lottery 1713 520 3 9
Contributions on the Act for raising 1,400,000l. by a Lottery 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
On the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 144,923 3
On the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 29,950 17
On the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 2,140 17 3
On the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 26,240 19
On the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others 162,684 1
(total Remains, omitting Tallies undisposed of, 1,188,048l. 19s.d.)
£1,575,677 3

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 1717:
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which continues these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever
175,343 18 5
Tobacco, on the same Grant 89,005 19 8
East India goods, on the same Grant 145,081 13 9
Additional Impositions, on the same Grant 58,394 9 10
Whale Fins, on the same Grant 7,071 4 1
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's life:
of arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
1,873 2 0
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 311,532 12
Prize Duty from the Plantations 482 2 9
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 1,824 18 3
Plantation Duty granted 25 Car. II 1,073 18
25l. per ton on French Wines imported 40,191 6
Subsidy of Poundage on goods exported, for 32 years from 8 March 1710–11 35,573 3
Duty of 2s. per chaldron on Coals, Culm etc., on the same Grant 59,240 4
One-third Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 103,604 17
Duty on Pepper, Raisins, Spices and Snuffs, for 32 years from 6 Feb. 1709–10 21,027 12 0
Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant from 23 June 1714 for ever 119,746 17 10
Duty on Coffee, Tea etc., on the same Grant 39,321 8 3
Additional Duty on ditto, on the same Grant 44,657 11 10½
Increased Duties on Calicoes, on the same Grant 34,237 8 7
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1712 165,552 11 4
Duty of 3s. per chaldron on Coals, Culm, etc., for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 88,872 5 11
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant from 31 July 1714 for ever 165,552 11
Rock Salt, on the Grant for 32 years from 11 June 1711 373 0 0
4½ per cent. from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands 7,493 3 8
Coinage Duty for the Mint being 10s. per ton on Wines imported 9,570 17
Duty of [3s. and 5s.] (fn. 1) per chaldron on Coals exported, for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 5,505 6 7
Duty on Coals, Culm etc., for Building fifty new Churches, granted from 14 May 1716 to 28 Sept. 1724 58,902 5
Revenues before that time [Michaelmas 1717] expired:
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716
218 11 10½
Tobacco, on the same Grant 2,333 0 0
Additional Impositions, on the same Grant 713 2 9
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, which determined with the Queen's death 506 19 1
ditto, for the late King's Debts 2,153 3
Arrears of the Duty on Coals, on the Grant which determined 14 May 1703 33 8
ditto, on the Grant which determined 30 Sept. 1710 308 8 7
25l. per ton on French Prize Wines granted during the War 7 11 1
£1,797,380 15 10½

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: EXCISE.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenues of Excise, etc., under the Management of the several Commissioners:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1717:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List:
of arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
50 0 0
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 289,743 7
more to answer the Appropriation of 3,700l. per week 192,400 0 0
Five-sevenths 9d. Excise for the Bank of England 109,233 11
Two-sevenths ditto for Annuities 43,693 7
9d. per barrel Excise continued [by the Act] 4 Anne [4 & 5 Anne c. 18] for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 (fn. 2) 160,627 3 9
Additional 9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3 152,926 19 2
Additional Duty on Candles for 32 years from 25 March 1711 58,407 19
more for Forfeitures on Chandlers 16 19 1
Additional 3d. per barrel Excise, for 32 years from 25 March 1710 60,534 11 10½
ditto, on the part of Scotland 1,370 0 0
Duty on Hops continued from 1 Aug. 1715 for ever 17,890 6
Duty ou Malt pro anno 1717 231 7
36s. per barrel on Sweets, granted 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2] for 99 years 189 8 7
Low Wines, on the Grant for 96 years from 23 June 1710 34,917 18
12d. per bushel on Salt, granted 7 & 8 Wm. III [c. 31] for ever 27,017 7 10
28d. per bushel Salt, granted from 25 Dec. 1699 for ever 62,655 5 11½
Duty on Soap, etc., granted for 32 years from 10 June 1712 127,938 13
more for Forfeitures on Soap Boilers 14 18 2
Duty on Candles, granted from 1 May 1715 for ever 58,391 8
more for Forfeitures on Chandlers 16 19 1
Additional Duty on Hides, for 32 years from 31 July 1712 108,533 4 3
ditto, on the part of Scotland 499 4 10
Duty on Silver and Gilt Wire and Starch, for ditto, from 1 July 1712 15,155 2 1
more for Forfeitures on Wire Drawers 16 17 3
Duty on Hides, granted for 32 years from 24 June 1711 91,371 5 3
ditto, on the part of Scotland 499 11 11
more for Forfeitures on Hides 54 6
Additional Duty on Soap, granted for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 83,732 2 2
more for Forfeitures on Soap Boilers 24 7 0
Revenues before that time [Michaelmas 1717] expired:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for late Queen's Debts
50 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1714 400 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1715 33,681 10
Duties on Malt pro anno 1716 619,059 11
(total for England 2,348,946l. 0s. 1d., and for Scotland 2,368l. 16s. 9d.)
£2,351,314 16 10

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, arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
2,687 13 9
ditto, since Michaelmas 1715 50,702 6 0
53,389 19 9
more to answer the Appropriation of 700l. per week 36,400 0 0
£89,789 19 9
Of Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
for account of the Civil List:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Sheriffs' Proffers
17 7 6
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 64 11 9
81 19 3
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
First Fruits
5,578 11 7
Tenths 6,904 7 10½
Alienations 1,300 0 0
more being applied per Receiver thereof 2,046 12 0
Post Fines by the Farmers thereof 2,276 0 0
Profits of the Hanaper 37 4 7
Sheriffs' Proffers 1,070 5 3
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 23,957 12
Fines of Leases 2,663 16 6
Wine Licences 4,000 0 0
Land Revenue 90 11 10
Compositions 200 10 0
(total Revenue since Michaelmas 1715, 50,125l. 11s. 10d.)
Value of Timber delivered the Navy per Surveyor of His Majesty's Woods Trent South in this year according to his certificates in that behalf
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 200 0 0
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford 4,807 1
ditto per Harry Mordaunt 1,305 18 2
ditto per Thomas Edwards 47 18 10
ditto per Charles Bertie 203 19 7
ditto per Earl of Carnarvon 180 18
Forfeitures for Treason 9,116 8 5
Brewers' Forfeitures 100 16 10½
66,170 12
Of Arrears for late Queen's Debts:
Sale of the Queen's Tin
80,509 9 6
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods 191 11
Sheriffs' Proffers 10 8
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue 1,005 13 1
(total Arrears 81,707l. 4s.d.)
£147,877 16 10

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
38,143 12 7
Additional Stamps, part of the Fond for the East India Company 37,328 9 11½
Stamp Duties on Cards and Dice for 32 years from 11 June 1711 14,377 17
Duty on Pamphlets and Printed Papers for 32 years from 1 Aug. 1712 7,981 11
Policies of Insurance the like 2,175 2 10
Rates on Money given with Clerks and Apprentices for 5 years from 1 May 1710 175 2 10
The like, continued from 1 May 1715 for ever 4,231 12
Additional Stamp Duties on the Grant from 2 Aug. 1714 21,798 3
(total for Stamp Duties, etc. 126,211l. 12s. 11½d.)
Duty on Houses on the Grant from 31 July 1710, for ever 99,814 15
Additional Duty on Houses for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 37,923 15 10½
(total Duty on Houses 137,738l. 11s. 2d.)
Rent of Hackney Coaches and Chairs for 32 years from 24 June 1711 11,184 12 10½
Duties on Marriages, Births, etc. determined 1 Aug. 1706 21 11 0
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars for 96 years from 31 July 1710 6,000 0 0
First Poll anno 1688 10 12 0
First 4s. Aid anno 1693 334 7 0
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 2 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 2 8 0
12d. Aid 2 10 0
2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid 7 10 0
Subsidies and other Duties [anno 1697] 13 2 0
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702 1 0 0
Subsidies anno 1702 1 12 6
Subsidies anno 1703 3 5 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 256 3
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 433 18 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 488 9 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 639 11 4
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 316 13 1
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 793 6 0
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 10,069 6 9
more on the part of Scotland 1,000 0 0
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 63,563 9
more on the part of Scotland 8,400 0 0
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 1,622,383 9
more on the part of Scotland 33,000 0 0
Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 104,170 0 0
(total for the Polls, Aids and Subsidies, 1,845,892l. 14s.d.)
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes by an Act. 1 Geo. I, [st. 2, c. 36]:
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
on the Duty on Houses for the Bank 37 11 7
on the Duty on Houses for the Lottery 1710 13 15 2
(total Forfeitures received 110l. 5s. 1d.)
£2,127,159 7

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS.

To Cash for sundry Particulars not distinguished under any of the foregoing heads:
To Contributions on the Act for sale of Perpetual Annuities at 4l. per cent. per an. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, Interest to commence from the dates of the Tallies of Sol
£509,127 5

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 this year Nil

[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: SUMMARY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
To Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1716:
in Tallies undisposed
387,628 4
on the several Revenues, Fonds etc. 1,188,048 19
1,575,677 3
To Customs 1,797,380 15 10½
To Excise:
on the part of England
2,348,946 0 1
on the part of Scotland 2,368 16 9
2,351,314 16 10
To Post Office Revenues 89,789 19 9
To Casual Revenues (including 81.707l. 4s.d. for arrears of the late Queen's Debts) 147,877 16 10
To Aids and Taxes 2,127,159 7
To Unclassified Items 509,127 5
To the Scottish Civil List Revenues
£8,598,327 5 7½]

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: NAVY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid to] John Aislabie, Esq. Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account for the services hereunder mentioned, exclusive of services supplied out of South Sea Stock:
for the Ordinary generally; for the year 1717
15,000 0 0
for Wages to Seamen generally; for the year 1705 19,617 0 0
ditto; for the year 1715 49,379 0
ditto; for the year 1716 67,655 17
ditto; for the year 1717 205,062 18
ditto; Bills of Exchange drawn on the Commissioners for sick and hurt Seamen, for subsistence to sick and wounded seamen set on shore from His Majesty's Ships at several ports; for the year 1716 4,338 19 9
ditto; ditto; for the year 1717 3,057 13 6
ditto; Pensioners to the Chest at Chatham; for the year 1717 20,000 0 0
ditto; Yards under this head; for the year 1717 21,718 0 0
ditto; subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Sir Roger Mostyn; for the year 1716 5,088 6 3
395,917 15
for Victualling; Bills of Exchange, Short Allowance Money and Contingencies; for the year 1705 3,508 0 0
ditto; ditto; for the year 1715 1,000 0 0
ditto; ditto; for the year 1716 8,132 2 0
ditto; ditto; for the year 1717 41,808 18
ditto; the Course; for the year 1717 28,187 0 0
82,636 0
for Wear and Tear; Imprest Bills of Exchange and Contingencies; for the year 1716 3,000 0 0
ditto; for the year 1717 13,841 0 8
ditto; the Course; for the year 1717 31,061 4 10
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 1715 10,000 0 0
ditto; ditto; for the year 1717 59,010 0 0
ditto; the value of timber delivered out of his Majesty's Forests
116,912 5 6
for Interest to the South Sea Company at 6l. per cent. per an. to Midsummer 1717; for the year 1716 9,100 0 0
ditto; for the year 1717 99,968 9
109,068 9
Extraordinaries for the year 1715: for the Earl of Orford, for the Charge of passing his accounts as late Treasurer of the Navy, from the year 1689 to the year 1715 80 9 10
more for his attendance and trouble in performing affairs enjoined by Acts of Parliament and otherwise for the Public Service 3,898 3 10½
more for Philip Papillon, Cashier of the affairs of Victualling to the said Earl of Orford, when Treasurer of the Navy 828 7 9
4,807 1
Memorandum. The Treasurer of the Navy paid over to John Hill, Esq. for the Transport Service, the sum of 3,000l. out of Loans on the Land Tax, anno 1717.
(total for the year 1705, 23,125l.; for the year 1715, 65,186l. 1s. 11d.; for the year 1716, 97,315l. 5s.d.; for the year 1717 538,715l. 5s.d.)
£724,341 12
All which was directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
for the year 1705:
Reversionary Annuities pro anno 1705
23,125 0 0
for the year 1715:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1715
60,379 0
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford. 4,807 1
for the year 1716:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1716
92,226 19
In Aid:
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 the same year 4 0
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 39 0 0
Subsidies and other Duties anno 1699 4 17 7
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702 32 4 0
Subsidies anno 1703 5 4 0
Duty on Coals anno 1703 83 8
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706 274 2 10½
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 3 12 5
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 4,188 6 5
5,088 6 3
for the year 1717:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717
538,715 5
Wood sales or the value of Timber delivered the Navy out of His Majesty's Forests
(total for the year 1705, 23,125l.; for the year 1715, 65,186l. 1s. 11d.; for the year 1716, 97,315l. 5s.d.; for the year 1717, 538,715l. 5s.d.)
£724,341 12

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ORDNANCE.

£ s. d.
By [paid to] Harry Mordaunt, Esq. Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance, upon account for the following services:
for the year 1717:
for Land Services generally
£39,305 18 2
Which services were directed to be satisfied out of the following Fonds:
Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid pro anno 1717
38,000 0 0
and in Aid
Imprest Money repaid per Harry Mordaunt, Esq.
1,305 18 2
£39,305 18 2

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: TRANSPORT.

£ s. d.
By [paid to] John Hill, Esq., Treasurer for the Transport Service, upon account:
for account of Transport Service
£6,376 8
Out of Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 376 8
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 3,000 0 0
out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 3,000 0 0
£6,376 8

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: FORCES ABROAD.

£ s. d.
By [paid to] James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces abroad, upon account for the following services:
for account of arrears to Land Forces that served in the late War in Spain
£18,228 19
Out of Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Carnarvon 180 18
out of Subsidies and other Duties 13 2 0
out of the First Poll anno 1688 10 12 0
out of the First 4s. Aid anno 1693 334 7 0
out of the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 2 0 0
out of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 2 8 0
out of the 12d. Aid anno 1697 2 10 0
out of the 2s. and Additional 12d. Aids anno 1697 7 10 0
out of Subsidies anno 1702 1 12 6
out of Subsidies anno 1703 3 5 0
out of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 1,362 5 11¾
out of the Twelth 4s. Aid anno 1709 1,998 0
out of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 2,138 12 11
out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 2,397 5
out of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 282 3
out of the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 9,492 6 9
£18,228 19

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: LAND FORCES.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid to] Henry Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of His Majesty's Forces, upon account for the services hereunder mentioned:
for account of Guards, Garrisons, etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey, and 28 Companies of Invalids and 3 Independent Companies in North Britain; for the year 1716
228,672 16
for account of Guards, Garrisons, etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey; for the year 1717 643,103 13 10
for account of Invalids; ditto 5,801 16 0
for account of Forces in His Majesty's Plantations in America; for the year 1716 5,092 0 0
ditto; for the year 1717 22,788 4 8
27,880 4 8
for account of the Forces and Garrison in Minorca; for the year 1717 33,359 7 6
for account of the Forces and Garrison in Gibraltar; for the year 1717 27,036 6
for account of provisions for the said Garrison; for the year 1717 5,174 18
for several extraordinary expenses of the Land Forces; for the year 1716 5,835 18 6
for account of half pay to the Officers of the Land Forces and Marines; for the year 1716 20,000 0 0
ditto; for the year 1717 55,000 0 0
75,000 0 0
for several General Officers to make up their pay with the Aides de Camp and Majors of Brigade during the time they served in North Britain; for the year 1717 4,131 3 9
for the Pay of one Lieutenant, one Ensign, five Non-Commissioned Officers and forty Private men to reinforce the Castle at Edinburgh to 15 March 1716; for the year 1717 1,206 16 0
for the subsistence and contingent expenses of the Rebel Prisoners: for the year 1717 1,500 0 0
for the subsistence of 353 Rebel Prisoners subsisted by the Magistrates of Glasgow to 25 June 1716; for the year 1717 500 0 0
to made good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, part of 577,014l. 16s.d.; for the year 1717 68,758 7
(Memorandum. This last sum was issued for account of clearings and offreckonings to the Regiments, Troops and Companies whose Muster Rolls are not returned and adjusted to 24 Dec. 1716:
in Great Britain, 55.181l. 13s. 8d.
in Plantations, 2,996l. 3s. 11½d.
in Minorca, 6,304l. 19s. 6d.
in Gibraltar 4,275l. 10s. 4d.
total, 68,758l. 7s.d.)
for account of services not particularly appropriated by Parliament; for the year 1716
1,584 7 1
(Memorandum. This last sum was issued for paying several workmen and others for Works performed in repairs at the Horse and Foot Guards, from Xmas 1706 to Xmas 1716.)
(total for the year 1716, 261,185l. 1s.d., for the year 1717, 868,360l. 13s.d.)
£1,129,545 15
All which services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
for the year 1716:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1716
69,523 7 3
Loans on Malt pro anno 1716 190,077 7
In Aid:
the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711
1,584 7 1
261,185 1
for the year 1717:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1717
799,602 6 2
Contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716 68,758 7
868,360 13
£1,129,545 15

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE LATE KING'S DEBTS

£ s. d.
By [payment of] arrears to the late King's family and Servants:
to John, Duke of Montague, for Debts in the Office of the Great Wardrobe
287 14
to Charles Dartiquenave, for Debts in the Office of Works 111 8 6
to a contingent expense 802 14
£1,201 17 6
Out of Additional Tonnage and Poundage, before 8 March 1701–2 1,199 3
out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise, the same 2 14
£1,201 17 6

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

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid out of the Revenues for the late Queen's Civil List for the following services:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household to Her late Majesty, upon account
1,032 7 11
to Charles Dartiquenave, for Debts in the Office of Works 21,109 1
to Conyers D'Arcy and George Fielding, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse to Her late Majesty, for extraordinary expenses of the stables 300 0 0
to Foreign Ministers upon their Ordinary [Allowances] 1,752 0 0
to ditto, upon their Extraordinary [Allowances] 2,376 7 6
4,128 7 6
to Fees and Salaries 1,742 3
to Pensions and Annuities 537 6 8
to Edward Nicholas, Esq., Paymaster of Her late Majesty's Bounties 1,118 0 0
to Bounties 1,341 13
to William Bromley, Esq., Secretary of State to Her late Majesty, for Secret Service 1,356 3
to contingencies:
Liberates of the Exchequer
1,674 2
Rewards for Services 2,026 15
Disbursements 1,396 18 4
5,097 15 11
to Edward Elliot, Esq., on account of the Tin Affair 56,397 1 7
£94,160 1
Out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
506 19 1
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 50 0 0
Small Branches and Casualties 1,200 11
Contributions to the Civil List Lottery anno 1713 520 3 9
Sale of the Queen's Tin 52,359 18
Loans on the Sale of Tin 39,522 8 8
£94,160 1

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE KING'S CIVIL LIST

£ s. d. £ 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: (fn. 3)
at the Exchequer:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
90,962 6 8
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account 48,635 0
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 29,802 5 0
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, Upon account 4,626 10 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account 22,187 6 10½
to Conyers D'Arcy and Francis Negus, Commissioners for executing the office of Master of the Horse, upon account 8,999 6 5
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary Entertainment 40,523 0 0
to ditto, on their Extraordinaries 25,725 12 4
66,248 12 4
to Fees and Salaries 96,459 6
to Pensions and Annuities (including 8,800l. paid to several persons on their pensions out of First Fruits and Tenths) 38,189 5 0
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq. 59,554 7 2
to French Protestants, per ditto 15,000 0 0
to the Band of Gentleman Pensioners 6,418 0 0
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty 20,745 0 0
to His Royal Highness, the Prince 20,000 0 0
to Secret Services:
Lord Viscount Townshend, late Secretary of State
1,456 16 11¾
James Stanhope, Esq., late another 2,447 5
Paul Methuen, Esq., the like 2,430 16 5
the Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State 600 0 0
Joseph Addison, Esq., another 575 6 10
the Duke of Roxburgh, another 1,598 12
William Lowndes, Esq., 28,300 0 0
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers 2,886 10 0
to His Majesty's Privy Purse per the hands of Mr. Henning 31,500 0 0
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 10,792 11 10
to contingencies:
Law Charges
16,752 11 0
Liberates of the Exchequer 8,629 3
Rewards for Services 7,947 14 7
Surplus to Sheriffs and others on their accounts 5,152 11
Riding Charges to Messengers 1,221 15 0
Printers on their Bills 4,101 2 3
sundry Disbursements 25,592 11
Post Fines 1,539 16 3
Rents payable by the Crown 561 16 6
(total at the Exchequer 681,914l. 8s.d.)
71,499 2
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,500 0 0
at the Custom House:
to His Royal Highness, the Prince [of Wales]
40,000 0 0
at the Excise Office:
to His Royal Highness, the Prince
39,500 0 0
to several on pensions as per particulars on page lvi 15,000 0 0
54,500 0 0
at the Post Office:
to several on pensions as per particulars on page lxix
24,100 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 charges of the Chancery Court for one year 1,546 12 0
3,046 12 0
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
£842,337 0
out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
291,465 11
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 287,091 3
Letter Money 57,552 9 1
Small Branches and Casualties 46,841 3
the General or Aggregate Fond 159,386 12
£842,337 0

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 George, Viscount Dupplin, Assignee of the Earl of Kinoul, on a Perpetuity of 1,000l. per an.
3,000 0 0
to the Governors of Plantations on their Allowances, 5,026 3
8,026 3
By [paid] Sir Isaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of His Majesty's Mint; out of the Coinage Duty 9,570 17
By [paid] George Howell, Esq. late Receiver General of the Duties on Marriages, Births, etc., for the Counties of Glamorgan, Cardigan, Carmarthen and Pembroke to rectify an over payment; out of the Duty on Marriages 21 0 9
By [paid] Philip Bacon and William Trotman, Receivers of Taxes, for the like; out of the Duty on Houses 25 5 2
By [paid] John Leacroft, Treasurer to the Commissioners for building fifty new Churches, without account other than what he is to render to the said Commissioners; out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith 2,300 0 0
ditto; out of the Loans on Coals 31,175 16 7
33,475 16 7
By [paid] 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 the Commissioners 6,600l. and for salaries to inferior Officers and for incident charges attending the execution of the said Act, 8,360l.; out of Forfeitures for Treason 9,960 0 0
ditto; out of the Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 5,000 0 0
14,960 0 0
By [paid] the Commissioners for taking, examining, stating and determining the Debts due to the Army, for their salaries, 3,500l. and for incidents 3,000l. from 10 June 1716 to 10 June 1717; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 1,625 0 0
ditto; out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 1,625 0 0
ditto; out of Loans on Malt anno 1716 3,250 0 0
6,500 0 0
By [paid] the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent for one year on their Allowance of 3,980l. per an. to 2 Jan. 1716–17; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid 1,990 0 0
ditto; out of Loans on Malt 1716 1,990 0 0
3,980 0 0
By [paid] the sufferers of the late tumultuous proceedings; out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid, anno 1717 5,579 15
By [paid] the South Sea Company on 608,000l. per an.; out of continued Impositions on Wines, etc., from 1 Aug. 1716 forever 416,960 14
ditto; out of 12d. per Bushel Salt 27,148 19 2
ditto; out of Candles and Apprentices 62,730 19
506,840 13 1
By [paid] the East India Company on 160,000l. per an.; out of 28d. Salt and Additional Stamp Duties 99,953 15 11
By [paid] Edward Barker, Esq., Treasurer to the Governors of His Majesty's Bounty for the augmentation of the maintenance of the Poor Clergy, without account other than what he is to render to the said Governors; out of First Fruits 213 17
ditto; out of Tenths 4,286 2 11½
4,500 0 0
By [paid] Thomas Jones, Gentleman, for incidents attending the taking in the subscriptions of Lottery Orders and for at 5l. per cent.; out of the new Duty on Coals since 8 March 1710–11 1,000 0 0
By [paid] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 120,151 4 11¾
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office; ditto 1,412 16
121,564 1
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711, upon account 183,009 18 8
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that office 1,266 2
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Lottery commonly called the Two Million Adventure anno 1711, upon account 238,859 19 1
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office 1,550 15 7
By [paid] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712, upon account 153,505 2 7
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office 962 1 6
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712, upon account 213,389 9 11½
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office 1,097 11
793,641 0
out of the Duties and Revenues following:
Additional Duty on Candles since 25 March 1711
83,201 11 8½
Goods exported since 8 March 1710–11 63,627 1 10¼
Duty on Coals since ditto 85,687 6 8
Hackney Coaches and Chairs 14,136 12 10½
Duty on Rock Salt exported 573 0 0
Duty on Paper, Cards and Dice 19,481 13 11
700l. per week Letter Money 46,715 10 6½
Duty on Hides 129,397 14 9½
Duty on Soap 145,123 4 1
Stamp Duties on Pamphlets 23,188 16 1
Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Edwards 47 18 10
Additional Duty on Hides 137,907 2 1
Wire and Starch 21,949 8 11
Policies of Insurance 4,169 3 3
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 6 6 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 7 18 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 23 10 1½
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 105 9 6
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 972 3 3¾
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 8,248 9 0
Loans on Malt anno 1716 9,070 17 7¾
£793,641 0
Memorandum. The Income of the Four above mentioned Lotteries, 1711 and 1712, from Ladyday 1717 to Michaelmas following, is made one General Fond for paying and clearing all Interest on the Orders in every of the said Lotteries to Midsummer 1717.
By paid George Murray Esq. Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714; out of the Fond for the same
125,290 8 9
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1716; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 10,615 2
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office; out of the Lottery Fond 1714 609 1
136,514 12 0
By [paid] Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, the persons appointed to pay interest on Exchequer Bills, for their salaries to 5 Jan. 1716–17; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 750 0 0
By [paid] 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] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries by him delivered into the Exchequer Bill Office; out of the said General Fond 683 0
By [paid] the Bank of England on their Perpetuity of 100,000l. per an.; out of the Five Sevenths 9d. Excise 100,000 0 0
more on 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an. being 6l. 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 99,814 15
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1716; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 56,680 4
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 said General Fond 53,000 0 0
more on 54,600l. per an. to pay Annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. from Michaelmas 1715, including 650l. for Charges of paying and accounting; out of the said Fond 95,550 0 0
405,044 19
[£2,153,281 1 0¼]

GENERAL ABSTRACT 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 the 9d. Excise for 99 years
125,629 6 3
more on Annuities with the advantage of survivorship; out of ditto 7,759 16
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer out of ditto 1,200 0 0
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer for necessaries supplied [out of ditto] 1,261 12 8
135,850 15
on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two and three lives; out of the Two-sevenths 9d. Excise in the Bank Act 34,755 9 0
for rewards to Officers; to the Auditor of the Receipt; out of ditto 150 0 0
34,905 9 0
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and 1705:
charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise:
for one life
14,456 16 8
for two lives 7,441 5 0
for three lives 2,057 3 4
for 99 years 125,779 8
149,754 13
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 1,430 0 0
on Annuities called Bankers Annuities redeemable by Parliament 43,854 18
195,039 11 5
on Annuities for 184,242l. 14s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1706; out of the General Fond for the same 184,313 9 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 1,470 0 0
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 778 3
186,561 12
on Annuities for 72,187l. 10s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1707; out of the General Fond for the same 71,323 0 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 375 12 2
for Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer 125 18
71,824 10
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 xciv) 39,625 17 6
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 208 2 7
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 124 14
39,958 14
on Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same 79,839 5 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 416 5 3
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 224 18
80,480 8
on Annuities for 81,000l. per an. purchased for 32 years anno 1710; out of the Fond for paying the same 80,661 2 6
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 335 5 11¾
80,996 8
£825,617 10 10

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:
on several Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1708 called the Fourth General Mortgage: out of the General Fond for this Register
2 5 5
on the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1709 called the Fifth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 312 2 0
on the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1710 called the Sixth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 16,409 13 0
on old Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the cancelling Fond for the same 3 10 3
on Low Wines and the Additional Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. anno 1705; out of ditto 262 10 0
ditto; [out of] Loans on Malt 1716 1,656 8 6
1,918 18 6
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted the same year; out of contributions to the Lottery 1714 71 0 0
on the Produce of the Queen's Tin 1,844 19 10
on the Duty on Candles and Rates on Moneys given with Apprentices anno 1710; [out of that Duty] 99 9 6
[ditto; out of] Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 17,051 4 0
17,150 13 6
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry for the year 1713; out of Malt 1715 44 17 2
on the like Duties for the year 1714; out of Malt 1714 7 11
ditto; out of Malt 1716 transferred thereto 11,510 12 10
11,511 0 9
on the like Duties for the year 1715; out of Malt 1715 3,364 18 0
on the like Duties for the year 1716; out of Malt 1716 20,468 11 9
on the Fourth 2s. Aid for the year 1714; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid 432 0 8
out of the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 being transferred thereto 37 18 2
469 18 10
on the Fifth 2s. Aid for the year 1715; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid 1,193 14 7
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1716; out of the Sixteenth 4s. Aid 71,238 10 10
on the Fifth 3s. Aid for the year 1717; out of the Fifth 3s. Aid 1,915 13 1
on the Duty on Hops granted anno 1711; out of contributions for Annuities anno 1715 499 6 11
on the Duty on Coals for Building fifty new Churches 4,446 15 6
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures made out by the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's in further part of 17,628l. 12s. 7d., for three years Interest on 97,936l. 16s. 6d. at 6 per cent. per an. to 24 Dec. 1714; out of contributions to the Lottery 1714 652 19
By [paid] the Bank of England on their Allowance of 3l. per cent. per an., for circulating Exchequer Bills on the Acts of Parliament anno 1709 and 1713; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 136,830 15 0
By [payment of] Interest at 2d. per cent. per diem on all Exchequer Bills received at the Exchequer and reissued thence in this year paid by Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell; out of the Aggregate Fond 115,595 7
£405,945 11

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE; REMAINS.

£ s. d.
By the Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1717 as detailed below (see pages cxxiv—cxxvi) including 33,853l. 10s.d. in Tallies in the hands of the particular Paymasters then undisposed of as per Account (see page xcii) £1,466,335 18 5

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: BALANCE OF LOAN ACCOUNT.

£ s. d.
By balance of the Account (see page cxxiii) showing the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan and the Moneys repaid on the Public Registers between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 the Money repaid exceeding the Money borrowed by £891,649 10 5

[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: SUMMARY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy 724,341 12
By paid to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer etc., of the Ordnance 39,305 18 2
By paid to John Hill, Esq., Treasurer of the Transport Service 6,376 8
By paid to James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces 18,228 19
By paid to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces 1,129,545 15
1,917,798 13
By paid for the arrears to the late King's family and servants 1,201 17 6
By paid for the late Queen's Civil List 94,160 1
By paid for the King's Civil List 842,337 0
937,698 19 6
By paid for unclassified items, to the Paymasters and Managers of the Several Lotteries and to the Bank of England 2,153,281 1
By payments on Annuities 825,617 10 10
By payment of Interest on Loans 405,945 11
6,240,341 16
By Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 1717 1,466,335 18 5
7,706,677 15
By the Balance of the Loan Account 891,649 10 5
£8,598,327 5 7½]

GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN ACCOUNT.

An Account showing the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Fonds and Revenues between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 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 several Fonds and Revenues:
on the Fifth 3s. Aid pro anno 1717;
in money
930,915 4 10½
ditto: in tallies 477,867 8 11¼
1,408,782 13
on credit on the Produce of Her late Majesty's Tin 50,000 0 0
on the Duties on Coals for Building fifty new Churches 31,000 0 0
1,489,782 13
to Balance, being the difference between the sum total of the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan and the sum total of the Principal Moneys repaid on the Public Registers, the Moneys repaid exceeding the Sums borrowed, by 891,649 10 5
£2,381,432 4
Discharge.
The King is Creditor:
By Principal repaid:
on the Fourth General Mortgage anno 1708; out of the Fond for this Register
100 0 0
on the Fifth General Mortgage anno 1709; out of the Fond for this Register 2,678 5 5
on the Sixth General Mortgage anno 1710; out of the Fond for this Register 43,000 0 0
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the cancelling Fond for the same 5 0 0
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705; out of Lottery contributions anno 1714 300 0 0
on the Produce of the Queen's Tin 29,145 0 0
on the Duty on Candles and Rates on Moneys given with Apprentices anno 1710 100 0 0
on the Duty on Hops for the year 1711; out of contributions for Annuities anno 1715 4,600 0 0
on the Duties on Malt, etc. for the year 1713; out of Malt 1715 being transferred thereto 1,400 0 0
on the like Duties for the year 1714 50 0 0
[ditto;] out of Malt 1716 being transferred thereto 159,435 11 10¼
159,485 11 10¼
on the like Duties for the year 1715 44,330 0 0
on the like Duties for the year 1716 377,776 13 0
on the Fourth 2s. Aid for the year 1714 13,000 0 0
[ditto;] out of the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 being transferred thereto 1,000 0 0
14,000 0 0
on the Fifth 2s. Aid for the year 1715 70,479 0
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1716 1,528,586 2 6
on the Fifth 3s. Aid for the year 1717 58,272 0 0
on the Duty on Coals for Building fifty new Churches 47,184 11 0
£2,381,432 4

GENERAL ABSTRACT: REMAINS.

£ s. d.
The particular Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1717:
Tallies undisposed of in the hands of the particular Paymasters as per Account (see page xcii)
33,853 10
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 630 5
ditto, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 2,113 9 0
Continued Impositions, on the Grant which continue these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever 3,303 10 11
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, for His Majesty's Civil List 30,327 10
Arrears of ditto, for the late King's Debts 954 0 0
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee, Tea, etc., on the Grant which determined 24 June 1714 208 5
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1711 1,604 11
Fond for Annuities anno 1710 51,540 8
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 5,875 18
Hereditary and Temporary Excise; for the King's Civil List 13,959 12
ditto; for the Civil List Lottery 14,500 0 0
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities 90,314 9 10
One-third Double Excise:
before 12 June 1714
30 19
since 12 June 1714 23 3
9d. per barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 29,129 3 1
Additional 9d. per barrel Excise for Annuities and survivorship 62,086 8
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 3,938 6
Duties on Malt pro anno 1715 3,573 7
Duties on Malt pro anno 1716 49,884 13
Duties on Malt pro anno 1717 231 7
12d. per bushel on Salt 1,666 0 3
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 1712 2,656 19
Duty on Candles and Apprentices, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1715 1,099 4
Fond for the Class Lottery 433 1
4½ per cent. [Duty from Barbadoes etc.] 13,286 0 2
Arrears of the Duty on Marriages, Births, etc. 84 9 10
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697 429 19 10
First Fruits 4,581 17
Tenths of the Clergy 785 5
Seizures for the King's Civil List 637 11
Fines of leases for ditto 206 5 0
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 197 11
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract 2 0 0
Forfeitures for Treason 159 0 5
Sale of Tin 2,667 6 1
Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Imprest Money repaid per Charles Bertie, Esq. 203 19 7
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 5,335 8 5
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714, for Principal and Interest 1,247 7
ditto; for other uses 103 10 9
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715, for Principal and Interest 1,198 18 4
ditto, for other uses 2,585 6
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702, for ditto 1 0 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710, for ditto 25 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711, for ditto 66 18 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712, for ditto 62 4 0
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713, for ditto 163 11 1
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711, for the King's Civil List 673 14 4
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Duty on Houses for the Bank 37 11 7
ditto for the Lottery anno 1710 13 5 2
Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 1,372 6
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 60,911 1
Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 14,260 7
Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 42,944 8 9
Loans on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1716 2,475 12
Loans on the sale of Tin 10,477 11 4
Duty on Coals for Building fifty new Churches 10,389 11
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 58,718 18 11½
In the hands of Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell for Interest on Exchequer Bills 1,798 11
Contributions on the Act for 1,400,000l. Lottery anno 1714 3,253 4
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715 1,591 3
In the hands of Archibald Douglas, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland
In the hands of John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716 391,907 18
In the hands of Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, of the same Annuities 38,496 18
In the hands of Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, of the like Annuities 9,964 1
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 141,546 8
Of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 32,739 13
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 26,401 14
Of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others 169,363 6
(total, excluding Tallies 1,432,482l. 7s.d.)
£1,466,335 18 5

GENERAL ABSTRACT: UNAPPROPRIATED REVENUES.

Extract of so much of the aforegoing account as relates to Money arisen between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 upon certain arrears of Taxes and other unappropriated Moneys.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer Michaelmas 1716:
One-third Excise:
before 12 June 1714
30 19
since 12 June 1714 23 3
Duty on Malt anno 1711 301 14 0
Duty on Malt anno 1712 200 0 0
Duty on Malt anno 1713 300 0 0
Duty on Malt anno 1714 3,588 13 11¼
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 574 0 0
Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith 2,300 0 0
Arrears of Taxes (fn. 4) 22,764 19
30,469 10 6
To Cash for the net produce of unappropriated Moneys and sundry arrears of Taxes answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Arrears on the Duty on Coals anno 1703
83 8
Duty on Malt anno 1714 349 12 1
Duty on Malt anno 1715 3,073 7
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford 4,807 1
ditto, per Harry Mordaunt 1,305 18 2
ditto, per Thomas Edwards 47 18 10
ditto, per Charles Bertie 203 19 7
ditto, per the Earl of Carnarvon 180 18
First Poll anno 1688 10 12 0
First 4s. Aid anno 1693 334 7 0
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 2 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 2 8 0
12d. Aid 2 10 0
2s. and Additional 12d. Aid 7 10 0
Subsidies and other Duties 13 2 0
Eleventh (sic; recte Fifth) 4s. Aid anno 1702 1 0 0
Subsidies anno 1702 1 12 6
Subsidies anno 1703 3 5 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 256 3
Twelfth 4s. Aid 1709 433 18 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 488 9 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 639 11 4
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 316 13 1
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 793 6 0
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 103 10 9
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 13,833 15
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10 per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes by an Act 1 Geo. I [St. 2, c. 36] within the same time:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Duty on Houses, for the Bank 37 11 7
ditto, for the Lottery 1710 13 5 2
(total Forfeitures 110l. 5s. 1d.)
27,406 3 11
£57,875 14 5
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy:
for subsistence to the Marines that served in Spain under the payment of Sir Roger Mostyn
5,088 6 3
for the Earl of Orford for the charge of passing his accounts as late Treasurer of the Navy from the year 1689 to the year 1715 80 9 10
more for his attendance and trouble in performing affairs enjoined by Acts of Parliament and otherwise for the Public Service 3,898 3 10½
more for Philip Papillon, Cashier of the affairs of victualling the said Earl of Orford when Treasurer of the Navy 828 7 9
4,807 1
9,895 7
out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
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
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 39 0 0
Additional 12d. Aid 4 0
Subsidies and other Duties 4 17 7
Fifth 4s. Aid, 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 4,188 6 5
Coals, anno 1703 83 8 4½
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford 4,807 1 5½
£9,895 7 8½
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., upon account for Ordnance Land Services; out of Imprest Money repaid per himself 1,305 18 2
to John Hill, Esq., Paymaster of the Transports for the Service; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 3,000 0 0
ditto; out of the Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 376 8
3,376 8
to the Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, to satisfy several workmen and others for Works performed in repair of the Horse and Foot Guards from Xmas 1706 to Xmas 1716; out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 1,584 7 1
to the Earl of Carnarvon for account of arrears to land Forces that served in the late War in Spain:
out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
Imprest Money repaid per himself
180 18
First Poll anno 1688 10 12 0
First 4s. Aid anno 1693 334 7 0
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 2 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 2 8 0
12d. Aid anno 1697 2 10 0
2s. and Additional 12d. Aid anno 1697 7 10 0
Subsidies and other Duties 13 2 0
Subsidies anno 1702 1 12 6
Subsidies anno 1703 3 5 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 1,362 5 11¾
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 1,998 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 2,138 12 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 2,397 5
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 282 3
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 9,492 6 9
18,228 19
to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for the Class Lottery anno 1711:
out of [the following Revenues]:
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709
6 6 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 7 18 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 23 10
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 105 9 6
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 972 3
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 8,248 9 0
9,363 17
to Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery anno 1711; out of Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Edwards 47 18 10
to John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for Building fifty new Churches, upon account; out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith 2,300 0 0
46,102 16
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717:
One-third Double Excise
54 3 0
Malt, anno 1711 301 14 0
Malt, anno 1712 200 0 0
Malt, anno 1713 300 0 0
Malt, anno 1714 3,938 6
Malt, anno 1715 3,073 7
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 197 11
Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
ditto per Charles Bertie 203 19 7
Fifth 4s. aid anno 1702 1 0 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 25 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 66 18 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 62 4 0
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 163 11 1
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 103 10 9
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 2,585 6
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on Receivers:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Houses for the Bank 37 11 7
ditto for the Lottery 1710 13 5 2
11,772 17
£57,875 14 5

GENERAL ABSTRACT: CIVIL LIST MONEYS.

Extract of so much of the aforegoing Accounts as relates to the net money arisen for the Civil List between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1716:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage:
before Michaelmas 1715
2,186 5
since Michaelmas 1715 6,201 1
Hereditary and Temporary Excise:
before Michaelmas 1715
350 0 0
since Michaelmas 1715 25,407 9
Letter Money:
before Michaelmas 1715
700 0 0
since Michaelmas 1715 3,462 9 4
Seizures:
since ditto
671 10
Fines of Leases:
since ditto
54 17 0
General or Aggregate Fond 69,386 12
Imprest Money repaid per Edward Godfrey 434 1 10
Public Money appropriated for Civil List 673 14 4
109,528 1
to Cash arisen as well by Receipts at the Exchequer as by Money applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers of those Revenues:
on account of Arrears before Michaelmas 1715
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
1,873 2 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 50 0 0
Letter Money 2,687 13 9
Sheriffs' Proffers 17 7 6
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods 64 11 9
4,692 15 0
on account of the growing Revenue:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
271,532 12
more, being applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers General of the Customs 40,000 0 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 235,243 7
more, being applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Cashiers of Excise 54,500 0 0
Letter Money 26,602 6 0
more, being applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receiver General of the Post Office 24,100 0 0
Fines on Alienations 300 0 0
more, being applied by the Receiver of those Fines 3,046 12 0
First Fruits and Tenths of the Clergy so far of those Revenues as are charged at the Exchequer with Pensions payable by the Crown 8,800 0 0
Wine Licence Revenue 4,000 0 0
Compositions in the Exchequer 200 10 0
Sheriffs' Proffers 1,070 5 3
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods 23,957 12
Fines of Leases 2,663 16 6
Land Revenue 90 11 10
Profits of the Hanaper 37 4 7
Post Fines, being one year's rent of the Farm 2,276 0 0
698,420 18
to the yearly sum appropriated in Aid of the foregoing Revenues; out of the General or Aggregate Fond 120,000 0 0
(total Cash arisen 823,113l. 13s.d.)
818,420 18
£932,641 14
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments for account of the Civil List, over and above what paid by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List of Scotland as per the Account (see page cviii) (fn. 5):
at the Exchequer
to the Cofferer of the Household, upon account
90,962 6 8
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account 48,635 0
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 29,802 5 0
to the Master of the Robes, upon account 4,626 10 0
to the Paymaster of the Works, upon account 22,187 6 10½
to the Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse, upon account 8,999 6 5
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary Entertainment 40,523 0 0
to ditto, on their Extraordinaries 25,725 12 4
to Fees and Salaries 96,459 6
to Pensions and Annuities (including 8,800l. paid to several persons on their Pensions, out of First Fruits and Tenths) 38,189 5 0
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq. 59,554 7 2
to French Protestants per ditto 15,000 0 0
to the Band of Pensioners 6,418 0 0
to several as of his Majesty's Bounty 20,745 0 0
to His Royal Highness the Prince 20,000 0 0
to Secret Services:
Lord Viscount Townshend, late Secretary of State
1,456 16 11¾
James Stanhope, Esq., late another 2,447 5
Paul Methuen, Esq., the like 2,430 16 5
Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State 600 0 0
Joseph Addison, Esq., another 575 6 10
Duke of Roxburgh, another 1,598 12
William Lowndes, Esq. 28,300 0 0
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers 2,886 10 0
to His Majesty's Privy Purse by the hands of Mr. Henning 31,500 0 0
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 10,792 11 10
to contingencies:
Law Charges
16,752 11 0
Liberates of the Exchequer 8,629 3
Rewards for Services 7,947 14 7
Surplus to Sheriffs and others on their accounts 5,152 11
Riding Charges to Messengers 1,221 15 0
Printers on their Bills 4,101 2 3
sundry disbursements 25,592 11
Post Fines 1,539 16 3
Rents payable by the Crown 561 16 6
(total contingencies 71,499l. 2s.d.)
681,914 8
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,500 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
39,500 0 0
to several on Pensions as per particulars on page lvi 15,000 0 0
54,500 0 0
at the Post Office:
to several on Pensions as per particulars on page lxix
24,100 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 charge of the Chancery Court, one year 1,546 12 0
3,046 12 0
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
842,337 0
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717:
Additional Tonnage, since Michaelmas 1715
30,327 10
Hereditary and Temporary Excise, since ditto 28,459 12
Seizures, since ditto 637 11
Fines of Leases, since ditto 206 5 0
General or Aggregate Fond 30,000 0 0
Public Money appropriated for the Civil List 673 14 4
90,304 14
£932,641 14

Footnotes

  • 1. See 13 Anne, c. 18.
  • 2. See note on page lx.
  • 3. A nil account for this year.
  • 4. i.e. the arrears of Taxes to the Third 2s. Aid 1713 inclusive shown on page lxxviii as remaining at Michaelmas 1716.
  • 5. A nil Account for this year.