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Revenue Account: Branch Analysis

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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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Branch Analysis

STATEMENT OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE FROM MICHAELMAS, 1716 TO MICHAELMAS, 1717.

Records of the Treasury: Accounts, General, Yearly [T.30], Vol. 5.

AN ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE REVENUES OF THE CROWN TAXES AND MONIES BORROWED FOR ONE ENTIRE YEAR FROM MICHAELMAS, 1716 TO MICHAELMAS, 1717.

BRANCH ANALYSIS.

FONDS FOR MEETING DEFICIENCIES.

The several Fonds hereunder mentioned continued by an Act [1] Geo. 1 [st 2, c. 21]. for ever.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the Second General Mortgage 1 Anne [c. 7]:
of the New Customs
2,743 19
for the Third General Mortgage 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 27]:
of the Impositions on Tobacco
2,897 11 1
for the Fourth General Mortgage 6 Anne [c. 73]:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
732 10 10¾
for the Fifth General Mortgage 7 Anne [c. 31]:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
5,103 16 5
for the Sixth General Mortgage 8 Anne [c. 14] and South Sea Company:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
235 1 11½
of the Impositions on Tobacco 773 15 5
of the Duties on East India Goods 312 1
of the Duty on Whale Fins 144 14 3
of the Additional Impositions 46 5 2
(total remaining 12,989l. 15s. 9d.)
1,511 18 1
To Receipts on the respective Grants between Michaelmas, 1716 and Michaelmas, 1717:
on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 [7 Anne, c. 31]:
for Wines and Vinegar, Xmas quarter 1716
218 11 10½
for Tobacco, Xmas quarter 1716 2,333 0 0
for Additional Impositions, Xmas quarter 1716 713 2 9
(total on the Grant 7 Anne, 3,264l. 14s. 7d.)
on the Grant which continued these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 21]:
for Wines and Vinegar:
Xmas quarter 1716
11,597 14
Ladyday quarter 1717 59,296 12 8
Midsummer quarter 1717 57,324 14
Michaelmas quarter 1717 47,124 17 1
175,343 18 5
for Tobacco:
Xmas quarter 1716
23,639 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 9,663 6 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 12,634 0 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 43,069 8
89,005 19 8
for East India Goods:
Xmas quarter 1716
41,368 2 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 39,304 4
Midsummer quarter 1717 26,144 13
Michaelmas quarter 1717 38,264 12 11
145,081 13 9
for Additional Impositions:
Xmas quarter 1716
17,212 12
Ladyday quarter 1717 17,293 19 11½
Midsummer quarter 1717 13,112 16 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 10,775 0 11
58,394 9 10
for Whale Fins:
Xmas quarter 1716
2,864 14 1
Ladyday quarter 1717 1,157 0 11
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,643 6 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 1,406 2 2
7,071 4 1
(total on the Grant which continues from 1 Aug. 1716, for ever 474,897l. 5s. 9d.)
£491,151 16
[Summary—Remains, 28 Sept. 1716 12,989 15 9
On the Grant 7 Anne 3,264 14
On the Grant 1 Geo. I 474,897 5 9
£491,151 16 1½]
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 6 Anne [c. 73], the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1708 and called the Fourth General Mortgage:
for Principal
100 0 0
for Interest 2 5 5
102 5 5
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 7 Anne [c. 31], the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1709 and called the Fifth General Mortgage:
for Principal
2,678 5 5
for Interest 312 2 0
2,990 7 5
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 8 Anne [c. 14], the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1709 and called the Sixth General Mortgage:
for Principal
43,000 0 0
for Interest 16,409 13 0
59,409 13 0
62,502 5 10
By paid the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas 416,960 14
479,463 0
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for the Second General Mortgage, 1 Anne:
New Customs
2,743 19
for the Third General Mortgage, 5 Anne:
Tobacco
2,897 11 1
for the Fourth General Mortgage, 6 Anne:
Wines and Vinegar
630 5
for the Fifth General Mortgage, 7 Anne:
Wines and Vinegar
2,113 9 0
for the Sixth General Mortgage and South Sea Company:
Wines and Vinegar
2,884 4 4
Tobacco 54 9
East India Goods 121 16
Whale Fins 239 18 4
Additional Impositions 3 2 8
3,303 10 11
(total Remains 11,688l. 15s. 9d.)
£491,151 16

THE NEW SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE GRANTED FROM 1 AUGUST 1714 [1 GEO. I., st. 1, c. 1]. FOR THE KING'S LIFE.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Money received by Henry Ferne, Esq. late Receiver General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 according to his Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
for the late Queen:
Xmas quarter 1716
139 9
for his present Majesty:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
168 17
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
190 12
£498 19 5
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receiver General of this Revenue according to his Weekly Certificates:
Into the Exchequer:
for the late Queen's Debts:
Xmas quarter 1716
139 9
for the Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
168 17
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
190 12
£498 19 5

THE SAME SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE FOR THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

Charge or Debtor £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Money received by Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1716
2,138 18 6
Ladyday quarter 1717 1,997 16 10½
4,136 15
before 1 August 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,685 8
Ladyday quarter 1717 2,061 4 6
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,039 19
4,786 12
for the King's Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715
Xmas quarter 1716
10,387 10 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 4,308 14
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,389 15 11½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 50 0 0
16,136 1
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
92,193 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 90,160 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 93,136 5
Michaelmas quarter 1717 25,131 19
300,621 9
£325,680 18
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receivers General of this Revenue according to their Weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List:
to His Royal Highness the Prince; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
31,500 0 0
for Management:
for Drawbacks on Debentures and Allowances on damaged goods; out of the late King's Arrears
2,652 12 10½
for ditto; out of the late Queen's Arrears 4,419 2
for ditto; out of Revenue before Michaelmas 1715 14,431 16 10½
for ditto; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 69,557 16
91,061 8 2
for account of Salaries; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 87 10 0
(total for Management 91,148l. 18s. 2d.)
[By paid] into the Exchequer according to the said Certificates:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1716
445 10
Ladyday quarter 1717 1,038 12
1,484 2 6
before 1 August 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
100 0 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 267 10 0
367 10 0
Revenue:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Ladyday quarter 1717
1,654 4
Michaelmas quarter 1717 50 0 0
1,704 4
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
59,016 18 7
Ladyday quarter 1717 59,854 5 10¾
Midsummer quarter 1717 59,483 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 21,121 18
(total paid into the Exchequer, 203,032l. 0s.d.)
199,476 3
£325,680 18

THE SAME SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE FOR THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Money received by Anthony Letchmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General of this Revenue, according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
Arrears before 1 August 1714:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
245 19 2
Revenue:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
725 8 2
since Michaelmas 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
91,661 18
£92,633 5
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receivers General of this Revenue according to their Weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List:
to His Royal Highness the Prince; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
8,500 0 0
for Management:
for Drawbacks on Debentures and Allowances on damaged goods; out of the late Queen's Arrears
245 19 2
for ditto; out of Revenue before Michaelmas 1715 725 8 2
for ditto; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 15,783 13 2
16,755 0 6
for account of salaries out of ditto 12 10 0
16,767 10 6
[By paid] into the Exchequer:
Michaelmas quarter 1717; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
67,365 12
£92,633 5

[1 Geo. I, st. 1, c. 1.]

THE NEW SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED FROM 1 AUGUST 1714 FOR THE KING'S LIFE.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining at the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
2,186 5
of growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 6,201 1
8,387 6 11¼
To Receipts at the Exchequer for the neat produce of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,114 10 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,038 12
2,153 3
before 1 August 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
139 9 1
Ladyday quarter 1717 100 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 267 10 0
506 19 1
Revenue:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
168 17
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,654 4
Michaelmas quarter 1717 50 0 0
1,873 2 0
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
66,421 2 2
Ladyday quarter 1717 59,795 9 4
Midsummer quarter 1717 59,261 10 2
Michaelmas quarter 1717 86,054 10 11½
271,532 12
(total Receipts, 276.065l. 16s. 9d.)
£284,453 3
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer for the Civil List:
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of His Majesty's Chamber, upon account
29,388 4
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 6,664 5 8
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account 1,240 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account 8,939 17
to Conyers D'Arcy and Francis Negus, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse 3,300 0 0
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances] 15,163 2 9
to Fees and Salaries 43,156 8
to Pensions and Annuities 18,985 12 0
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq. 56,429 7 2
to several as of His Majesty's Bounty 7,801 9 0
to His Royal Highness the Prince 10,000 0 0
to Lord Viscount Townshend, late a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Service 706 16 11¾
to James Stanhope, late another, for the like 947 5
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Principal Secretary of State, for the like 600 0 0
to Joseph Addison, Esq., another, for the like 575 6 10
to John, Duke of Roxburgh, another, for the like 848 12
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Service 7,000 0 0
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers 322 0 0
to Casper Frederick Henning, for His Majesty's Privy Purse 14,000 0 0
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 4,209 8
to contingencies 21,187 13 7
251,465 11
out of the late Queen's Arrears:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household to Her late Majesty, upon account
91 0 0
to contingencies 415 19 1
506 19 1
out of Arrears for the late King William's Debts:
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for Debts in that Office
287 14
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, for the like in his Office 111 8 6
to a contingent expense 800 0 0
1,199 3
253,171 13
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of Arrears before 8 March 1701–2
954 0 0
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 30,327 10
31,281 10
£284,453 3

[3 & 4 Anne, c. 18]

ARREARS OF THE DUTY ON LOW WINES AND THE CONTINUED DUTIES ON COFFEE WITH
THE NEW DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA AND SPICES: THE NEW DUTIES OF 15l. PER CENT. ON CALICOES AND CHINA WARES: THE NEW ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON UNRATED DRUGS. (The last three are continued by an Act 6 Anne [c. 50] to 24 June 1714).

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 470 15
Discharge or Creditor.
By [payment of] Interest of Loans on the above Duties 262 10 0
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 208 5
£470 15

[1 Anne st. 2, c. 4]

ARREARS ON THE DUTIES ON COALS, CULM AND CINDERS FOR FIVE YEARS FROM 14 MAY 1703

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 50 0 0
To Arrears received there in the Xmas quarter 1716 33 8
£83 8
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Ainslabie, Esq., Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account £83 8

[4 & 5 Anne, c. 18]

ARREARS OF THE DUTIES ON COALS, CULM AND CINDERS FROM 14 MAY 1708 to 30 SEPTEMBER 1710.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Arrears received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
193 12 1
Ladyday quarter 1717 80 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 34 3 3
Michaelmas quarter 1717 13 3
£308 8 7
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page xcii) £308 8 7

PRIZE DUTY FROM THE PLANTATIONS.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
182 2 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 300 0 0
£482 2 9
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) £482 2 9

[12 Anne, c. 12]

THE DUTY ON FOREIGN SAIL CLOTH.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
551 0 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 464 9 3
Midsummer quarter 1717 424 4 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 385 4 2
£1,824 18 3
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) £1,824 18 3

PLANTATION DUTY GRANTED 25 CAR. II [c. 7]

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,018 13
Ladyday quarter 1717 55 5 0
£1,073 18
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) £1,073 18

THE DUTY OF 25l. PER TON ON FRENCH PRIZE WINES GRANTED 6 ANNE [c. 73] FROM 15 MARCH 1707–8 DURING WAR.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer in Xmas quarter 1716 7 11 1
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) 7 11 1

THE 25l. PER TON ON FRENCH WINES IMPORTED IN PURSUANCE OF THE ACT [9 ANNE, c. 8] WHICH TAKES OFF THE PROHIBITION OF IMPORTATION.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
5,697 16 8
Ladyday quarter 1717 10,302 1 11½
Midsummer quarter 1717 16,184 11 11½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 8,006 16
£40,191 6
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) £40,191 6

Anno 1711 [9 Anne. c. 6]

THE SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE AND OTHER DUTIES ON GOODS EXPORTED, REVIVED AND CONTINUED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 8 MARCH 1710–11.

THE DUTIES ON COALS, CULM AND CINDERS GRANTED FOR THE SAME TIME.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON CANDLES FOR THE SAME TIME FROM 25 MARCH 1711.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 81,882 5 7
To Receipts on the said Duties between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on Goods exported:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,748 18 1
Ladyday quarter 1717 7,400 5 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 7,801 16 5
Michaelmas quarter 1717 10,622 3
35,573 3 1
on the Duty on Coals etc.
Xmas quarter 1716
13,371 6 11½
Ladyday quarter 1717 4,575 14
Midsummer quarter 1717 10,277 6 3
Michaelmas quarter 1717 31,015 16
59,240 4
on the Additional Duty on Candles:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,927 11 7
Ladyday quarter 1717 22,816 14
Midsummer quarter 1717 18,427 14
Michaelmas quarter 1717 7,235 18 10½
58,407 19
forfeitures on Chandlers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16 19 1
58,424 18
(total Receipts, 153,238l. 5sd.)
£235,120 11
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d.
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for, 1,500,000l.anno 1711, upon account 182,961 19 10
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries by him supplied 1,266 2
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Adventure, anno 1711, upon account 11,671 7
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery, anno 1712, upon account 36,616 10 8
By [paid] Thomas Jones for incidents attending the taking in the subscriptions of Lottery Orders, etc., for Annuities at 5l. per cent. 1,000 0 0
233,516 0
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 1,604 11
£235,120 11

THE ONE-THIRD ADDITIONAL SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED 4 ANNE [4 & 5 ANNE, c. 18] FOR 98 YEARS FROM 8 MARCH 1706–7.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Receipts at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
24,170 17
Ladyday quarter 1717 23,364 11
Midsummer quarter 1717 22,736 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 33,333 1 7
£103,604 17
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased, anno 1706 (see page xcii) £103,604 17

[8 Anne, c. 12]

THE ADDITIONAL EXCISE OF 3d. PER BARREL GRANTED 8 ANNE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 25 MARCH, 1710.

THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON PEPPER, RAISINS, SPICES, SNUFFS FOR 32 YEARS FROM 6 FEBRUARY 1709–10.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 49,604 13 5
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Additional 3d. Excise:
Xmas quarter 1716
13,875 0 6
Ladyday quarter 1717 15,627 13
Midsummer quarter 1717 14,410 14 1
Michaelmas quarter 1717 16,621 4 3
60,534 11 10½
and on the part of Scotland:
Midsummer quarter 1717
1,370 0 0
61,904 11 10½
on Pepper and Raisins:
Xmas quarter 1716
5,465 10 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 5,961 7 6
Midsummer quarter 1717 7,627 13 8
Michaelmas quarter 1717 1,973 0 1
21,027 12 0
£132,536 17
Discharge or Creditor.
By Paid on Annuities for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 amounting to 81,000l. per an. 80,661 2 6
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 335 5 11¾
80,996 8
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 51,540 8
£132,536 17

THE TWO THIRDS ADDITIONAL SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED FROM 8 MARCH 1711–12 FOR EVER.

THE DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA, CHOCOLATE, SPICES, PICTURES ETC.; AND THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA, CHOCOLATE, SPICES, PICTURES, ETC.; THE FURTHER RATES ON CALICOES, CHINA WARES AND DRUGS, CONTINUED FROM 23 JUNE 1714 FOR EVER.

THE HALF SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE GRANTED FROM 1 AUGUST 1714 FOR EVER.

[All the above were continued by an Act 7 Anne, c. 30 and are absorbed into the Aggregate Fond by 1 George I, st. 2, c. 12].

THE DUTIES ON HOPS CONTINUED FROM 1 AUGUST 1715 FOR EVER [1 GEO. I, st. 2, c. 12.].

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage:
Xmas quarter 1716
21,049 17
Ladyday quarter 1717 33,334 10 9
Midsummer quarter 1717 32,504 2 11½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 32,858 6 5
119,746 17 10
on the Duty on Coffee:
Xmas quarter 1716
17,002 17 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 8,265 18
Midsummer quarter 1717 6,735 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 7,317 3 2
39,321 8 3
on the Additional Duty on Coffee:
Xmas quarter 1716
26,689 13
Ladyday quarter 1717 3,036 13
Midsummer quarter 1717 12,642 17
Michaelmas quarter 1717 2,288 6 11
44,657 11 10½
on the 15l. per cent. [Duty on] Muslins:
Xmas quarter 1716
22,479 5
Midsummer quarter 1717 11,754 15 10½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 3 7 5
34,237 8 7
on the Half Subsidy:
Xmas quarter 1716
39,500 15 7
Ladyday quarter 1717 31,122 18 10
Midsummer quarter 1717 32,500 2 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 62,428 14
165,552 11
on the Duty on Hops:
Xmas quarter 1716
461 5 2
Ladyday quarter 1717 190 5 2
Midsummer quarter 1717 14,356 4 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 2,882 12
17,890 6
(total Receipts from all Duties for Xmas quarter 1716, 127,183l. 14s.d.; for Ladyday quarter 1717,75,950l. 7s. 0d.; for Midsummer quarter 1717, 110,493l. 12s. 1d.; for Michaelmas quarter 1717, 107, 778l. 10s.
£421,406 4
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) £421,406 4

[8 Anne c. 10]

THE DUTIES OF 3s. PER CHALDRON OX COALS CULM ETC. FOR 32 YEARS FROM MICHAELMAS 1710.

THE ADDITIONAL RATES ON HOUSES FOR WINDOWS GRANTED FOR THE SAME TIME.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 669 3
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1710 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Duties on Coals:
Xmas quarter 1716
20,471 7 10½
Ladyday quarter 1717 6,378 10
Midsummer quarter 1717 16,349 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 45,672 16
88,872 5 11
on the Duties on Houses:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,978 11 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 7,575 8 3
Midsummer quarter 1717 8,674 15 5
Michaelmas quarter 1717 11,695 0 10½
(total Receipts 126.796l. 1s.d.)
37,923 15 10½
£127,465 5 5
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d.
By [paid] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710 120,151 4 11¾
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 1,412 16
By [paid] Phillip Bacon and William Trotman, Receivers of Taxes, in lieu of an overpayment 25 5 2
121,589 6
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 5,875 18
£127,465 5 5

THE HALF SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED [BY AN ACT 6 ANNE, c. 48] FOR 96 YEARS FROM 31 JULY 1712.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
39,500 15 7
Ladyday quarter 1717 31,122 18 10
Midsummer quarter 1717 32,500 2 7
Michaelmas quarter 1717 62,428 14 4
£165,552 11 4
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased anno 1708 (see page xciv) £165,552 11 4

HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Cashiers' hands 28 Sept. 1716.
for the late Queen's Arrears
87 15
for the King's Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715
69 9
since Michaelmas 1715
157 4 10¾
To Money received by the said Cashiers between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
for the late Queen:
Ladyday quarter 1717
14 14
Midsummer quarter 1717 1 19 2
Michaelmas quarter 1717 15
17 9
for His present Majesty:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715: Xmas quarter 1716
14 2
Ladyday quarter 1717 14 12
Midsummer quarter 1717 42 15 11½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 19 11½
72 11
Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
121,732 16
Ladyday quarter 1717 116,349 12
Midsummer quarter 1717 124,314 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 133,779 13 11
(total Receipts, 496.266l. 14s. 8d.)
£496,176 14
£496,423 19
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Cashiers of this Revenue according to their Certificates in that behalf:
for the Civil List; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715: to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
39,500 0 0
to the Duke of Cleveland, on his pension 4,000 0 0
to the Duke of Grafton, on his pension 3,000 0 0
to the Dowager Duchess of Grafton, the like 1,000 0 0
to the Dowager Duchess of Northumberland, the like 1,000 0 0
to the Earl of Grantham, the like 2,000 0 0
to the Countess of Granville, the like 3,000 0 0
to the Duchess of Buccleugh, in part of an arrear at Midsummer 1714 1,000 0 0
15,000 0 0
for account of the Management as to so much of the Charge thereof as is borne out of this Branch of Excise and brought to account as paid in the said Weekly Certificates: before 1 Aug. 1714:
for incident charges
3 5
for Drawbacks and Exportations 2 18 5
3 1 10
before Michaelmas 1715:
0 for Drawbacks and Exportations
15 1 10
16 18
since Michaelmas 1715:
for Salaries to Officers
11,105 2 11¼
for incident charges 2,014 2
for Drawbacks and Exportations 206 12
13,325 18 1
(total for account of Management, 13,345l. 17s. 11½d.)
[By paid] into the Exchequer according to the said Certificates:
Arrears due before 1 August 1714:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
50 0 0
Revenue before Michaelmas 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
50 0 0
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715: Xmas quarter 1716 56,630 13
Ladyday quarter 1717 59,906 2
Midsummer quarter 1717 54,856 5 1
Michaelmas quarter 1717 64,557 15 10
235,950 16 4
for the 3,700l. per week:
Xmas quarter 1716
48,100 0 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 44,400 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 48,100 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 51,800 0 0
192,400 0 0
(total paid into the Exchequer, 428,450l. 16s. 4d.)
£496,296 14
Balance remains in the Cashiers' hands 28 Sept. 1717:
for the late Queen's Debts
52 2
for the King's Civil List; before Michaelmas 1715 75 2
127 5
£496,423 19

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE WEEKLY SUM OF 3,700l. OUT OF THE HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE.

Charge or Debtor £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 92,954 1 3
To the sum total of the Weekly Payments certified per Cashiers of Excise, actually to be made there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 192,400 0 0
£285,354 1 3
Discharge or Creditor £ s. d.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
on Annuities for one life
14,456 16 8
ditto for two lives 7,441 5 0
ditto for three lives 2,057 3 4
ditto for 99 years 125,799 8
149,754 13
to Rewards:
to the Auditor of Receipt
590 0 0
to the Clerk of the Pells 280 0 0
to the Four Tellers 560 0 0
1,430 0 0
to Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament 43,854 18
195,039 11 5
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 90,314 9 10
£285,354 1 3

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE PAID IX THERE FOR THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT, IS

Debtor £ s. d. £ s. d.
To cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the King's Civil List:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
350 0 0
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 9,407 9
9,757 9
for the Civil List Lottery 16,000 0 0 0
25,757 9
To the sum total of the Payments actually made at the Exchequer by the Cashiers of Excise between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts
50 0 0
for His Majesty's Civil List:
Revenue before Michaelmas 1715
50 0 0
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 235,243 7
235,343 7
£261,100 16
Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
for the Civil List:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of His Majesty's Household, upon account
53,978 5 5
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of His Majesty's Chamber, upon account 1,838 10
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 4,009 16 0
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of His Majesty's Robes, upon account 620 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq, Paymaster of the Works, upon account 1,480 0 0
to Foreign Ministers, upon their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances] 18,389 0 2
to Fees and Salaries 16,071 14 9
to Pensions and Annuities 8,682 14 4
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq 2,400 0 0
to French Protestants payable per ditto 15,000 0 0
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners 1,918 0 0
to sundry persons as of His Majesty's Bounty 5,886 12 6
to His Royal Highness the Prince 10,000 0 0
to James Stanhope, a Principal Secretary of State, for His Majesty's Secret Service 750 0 0
to Paul Methuen, Esq., another, for ditto 1,680 16 5
to William Lowndes, Esq., for ditto 3,800 0 0
to Casper Frederick Henning, for His Majesty's Privy Purse 17,500 0 0
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 1,881 2 9
to contingencies 30,204 10
196,091 3
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,500 0 0
232,591 3
out of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts:
to a contingent expense
50 0 0
232,641 3
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for the King's Civil List; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
13,959 12
for the Civil List Lottery 14,500 0 0
28,459 12
£261,100 16

ARREARS OF SUNDRY BRANCHES OF EXCISE LONG SINCE DETERMINED.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of the One-third Excise
54 3 0
of Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the late King's Debts 2 14
£56 17
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid James Sell, Esq., one of the Pages of the Bed-Chamber to His late Majesty King William, for his services 2 14
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of the One-third Excise
54 3 0
£56 17

[5 W. & M., c 20]

THE HEREDITARY 9d. [PER BARREL] EXCISE COMMENCING 17 MAY 1696.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
on the two-sevenths Excise
27,350 13 8
on the five-sevenths Excise 2,073 6 11
29,424 0 7
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the five-sevenths Excise:
Xmas quarter 1716
24,600 14 5
Ladyday quarter 1717 28,189 14 11
Midsummer quarter 1717 26,959 14 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 29,483 8
109,233 11
on the two-sevenths Excise:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,840 5 6
Ladyday quarter 1717 11,275 17
Midsummer quarter 1717 10,783 17 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 11,793 6 11
(total Receipts 152,926l. 18s. 11d.)
43,693 7
£182,350 19 6
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
out of the five-sevenths Excise:
to the Bank of England on 100,000l. per an
100,000 0 0
out of the two-sevenths Excise:
to sundry persons on annuities for one, two and three lives
34,755 9 0
For rewards to Officers; to the Auditor of the Receipt 150 0 0
34,905 9 0
surplus of the five-sevenths Excise:
transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)
9,936 9 11½
surplus of the two-sevenths Excise: transferred to ditto [see page xcvi) 8,379 17
18,316 7 5
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of the five-sevenths Excise for the Bank of England
1,370 8 6
of the two-sevenths Excise for the Proprietors of Annuities 27,758 14 7
29,129 3 1
£182,350 19 6

THE 9d. PER BARREL EXCISE CONTINUED [BY AN ACT] 4 ANNE [4 & 5 ANNE, c. 18] FOR 98 YEARS FROM 8 MARCH 1706–7. (fn. 1)

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
36,575 19 10
Ladyday quarter 1717 40,202 19 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 40,029 8 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 43,818 15 7
£160,627 3 9
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page xcii) £160,627 3 9

[4 W. & M. c. 3]

THE ADDITIONAL 9d. PER BARREL EXCISE FOR 99 YEARS FROM 25 JANUARY 1692–3.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716. 65,555 19 7
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717
Xmas quarter 1716
34,440 19 11
Ladyday quarter 1717 39,465 12
Midsummer quarter 1717 37,743 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 41,276 15 2
152,926 19 2
£218,482 18 9
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] on Annuities at 14l. per cent. 125,629 6 3
More at 7l. per cent. with the advantage of survivorship 7,759 16
133,389 2
By rewards to Officers:
to the Auditor of the Receipt
500 0 0
to the Clerk of the Pells 400 0 0
to the Four Tellers 300 0 0
1,200 0 0
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq. Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 1,261 12 8
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) 20,545 15
156,396 10
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 62,086 8
£218,482 18 9

ARREARS OF THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
on Malt anno 1711
301 14 0
on Malt anno 1712 200 0 0
on Malt anno 1713 300 0 0
on Malt anno 1714 3,588 13 11¼
on Malt anno 1715 19,031 11 11
23,421 19 10¼
To Receipts at the Exchequer, for Arrears between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Grant 12 Anne [13 Anne c. 2] pro anno 1714:
Ladyday quarter 1717
400 0 0
on the Grant 1 Geo I [st. 2 c. 2.] pro anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
29,808 2 8
Ladyday quarter 1717 3,873 8
(total Receipts 34,081l. 10s.d.)
33,681 10
£57,503 10
Discharge or Creditor.
out of Malt 1714:
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans Registered on this Duty
50 0 0
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 7 11
50 7 11
out of Malt 1715:
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1713 transferred to Malt 1715
1,400 0 0
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 44 17 2
1,444 17 2
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1715 after the said transfers 44,330 0 0
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 3,364 18 0
47,694 18 0
49,190 3 1
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of Malt 1711
301 14 0
of Malt 1712 200 0 0
of Malt 1713 300 0 0
of Malt 1714 3,938 6
of Malt 1715 3,573 7
8,313 7
£57,503 10

anno 1716 [1 Geo. I st. 2 c. 36] THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1716 TO 24 JUNE 1717.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 6 11
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 Xmas quarter 1716 8,194 18 5
Ladyday quarter 1717 97,186 1
Midsummer quarter 1717 249,267 15 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 264,410 15 6
619,059 11
£619,066 2 8
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1714 transferred to Malt 1716 159,435 11 10¼
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 11,510 12 10
170,964 4
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on Malt 1716 after the said transfer 377,766 13 0
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 20,468 11 9
398,235 4 9
569,181 9
Balance in Cash remaining in the Ex- chequer 28 Sept. 1717 49,884 13
£619,066 2 8

anno 1717 [3 Geo. I c. 4]

THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1717 TO 24 JUNE 1718.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer, Michaelmas quarter 1717 231 7
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 231 7

[6 Anne c. 2]

THE 36s. PER BARREL SWEETS GRANTED FOR 99 YEARS FROM 24 MARCH 1706–7.

THE DUTIES ON LOW WINES AND SPIRITS OF THE FIRST EXTRACTION FOR 96 YEARS FROM 23 JUNE 1710.

THE DUTIES ON HAWKERS AND PEDLARS AND PETTY CHAPMEN FOR 96 YEARS FROM 23 JUNE 1710.

THE STAMP DUTIES ON VELLUM PARCHMENT AND PAPER FOR 96 YEARS FROM 31 JULY 1710.

Charge or Debtor £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Receipts at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Duties on Sweets:
Xmas quarter 1716
68 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 17 12 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 26 18 3
Michaelmas quarter 1717 76 18
189 8 7
on the Duties on Low Wines:
Xmas quarter 1716
7,900 1 11½
Ladyday quarter 1717 8,051 13 8
Midsummer quarter 1717 9,206 14 3
Michaelmas quarter 1717 9,759 8 10
34,917 18
on the Duties on Hawkers and Pedlars:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,000 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 5,000 0 0
6,000 0 0
on Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1716
8,126 17 7
Ladyday quarter 1717 8,671 2 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 9,129 8
Michaelmas quarter 1717 12,216 3
38,143 12 7
(total Receipts on all Duties, Xmas quarter 1716, 17,094l. 19s. 7d., Ladyday quarter 1717, 16,740l. 8s. 3d., Midsummer quarter 1717, 18,363l. 1s.d. Michaelmas quarter, 1717, 27,052l. 10s. 10d.)
£79,250 19 10½
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 (see page xciii) £79,250 19 10½

THE 12d. PER BUSHEL ON SALT GRANTED 7 & 8 WILLIAM III [c. 31] FOR EVER.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
For the South Sea Company
131 11 4
for the First General Mortgage 1,666 0 3
1,797 11 7
To Receipts there:
Xmas quarter 1716
6,898 14 5
Ladyday quarter 1717 4,442 13 8
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,054 10 4
Michaelmas quarter 1717 14,621 9 5
27,017 7 10
£28,814 19 5
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the English Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas 27,148 19 2
By Remains at Michaelmas 1717; for the First General Mortgage 1,666 0 3
£28,814 19 5

[9 Wm. III c. 44 and c. 25]

THE 28d. PER BUSHEL [ON] SALT GRANTED FROM 25 DECEMBER 1699 FOR EVER, WITH THE ADDITIONAL STAMP DUTIES FROM 1 AUGUST 1698.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716: Nil.
To Receipts there:
on the Salt Duties:
Xmas quarter 1716
16,097 0 4
Lady day quarter 1717 9,954 6 3
Midsummer quarter 1717 2,457 4 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 34,116 14 10½
62,625 5 11½
on the Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1716
8,107 12 11½
Ladyday quarter 1717 8,906 5 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 9,412 17 10
Michaelmas quarter 1717 10,901 13 7
37,328 9 11½
£99,953 15 11
Discharge or Creditor:
By [paid] the English Company of Merchants trading in a Joint Stock to India on 160,000l. per an £99,953 15 11

10 Anne [c. 18] pro anno 1712

THE DUTIES ON PRINTED, PAINTED, STAINED AND DYED CALICOES, LINENS AND STUFFS FOR 32 YEARS FROM 20 JULY 1712.

THE DUTIES ON SOAP GRANTED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 10 JUNE 1712.

DUTIES ON PAPER GRANTED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1712.

NEW STAMP DUTIES ON SURRENDERS, RESIGNATIONS, TRANSFERS, NEWSPAPERS AND PAMPHLETS FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 AUGUST 1712.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 35,033 15 11½
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717
on Soap, Paper etc.:
Xmas quarter 1716
33,352 8 11
Ladyday quarter 1717 23,065 13 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 33,140 1 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 38,380 10
127,938 13
forfeitures on Soap Boilers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
14 18 2
127,953 11
on Pamphlets:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,848 4 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 2,128 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 2,124 10 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 1,880 16 5
(total Receipts 135,953l. 3s. 7d.)
7,981 11
£170,968 19
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712 153,505 2 7
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 962 1 6
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 1712 13,844 16 1
168,312 0 2
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 2,656 19
£170,968 19

[8 Anne c. 5]

THE DUTIES ON CANDLES GRANTED FOR 5 YEARS FROM 1 MAY 1710; WITH THE RATES ON MONEYS GIVEN WITH APPRENTICES FOR THE SAME TIME.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 1,123 10 10¼
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Apprentice Duty:
Xmas quarter 1716
51 6 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 58 18
Midsummer quarter 1717 14 5
Michaelmas quarter 1717 50 11 9
175 2 10
£1,298 13
Discharge or Creditor.
By Principal repaid in further part of a Credit for 500,000l. 100 0 0
By Interest on ditto at 6 per cent. 99 9 6
199 9 6
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 1,099 4
£1,298 13

[9 Anne c. 15 as amended by 1 Geo. I st. 2 c. 21]

THE DUTIES ON CANDLES GRANTED FROM 1 MAY 1715 FOR EVER; [WITH THE RATES ON MONEYS GIVEN WITH APPRENTICES FOR THE SAME TIME.]

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 90 19
To Receipts there:
on the Duty on Candles:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,925 8 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 22,812 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 18,417 13
Michaelmas quarter 1717 7,235 18 10½
58,391 8
forfeitures on Chandlers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16 19 1
58,408 7
rates on moneys given with Apprentices:
Xmas quarter 1716
784 16 9
Ladyday quarter 1717 1,026 6 5
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,101 17
Michaelmas quarter 1717 1,318 11 9
(total Receipts, 62,640l. 0s. 0d.)
4,231 12
£62,730 19
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas £62,730 19

10 Anne [c. 19] 1712

ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON HIDES, SKINS, ETC. GRANTED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 31 JULY 1712.

NEW DUTIES ON STARCH FOR 32 YEARS FROM THE SAME TIME.

DUTIES ON GILT AND SILVER WIRE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 JULY 1712.

DUTY OF 2s. 4d. ON EVERY POLICY OF INSURANCE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 AUGUST 1712.

AND NEW DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA, ETC. FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 JULY 1712.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 37,646 3 0
To money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Additional Duty on Hides:
Xmas quarter 1716
28,652 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 28,353 14 8
Midsummer quarter 1717 21,968 19
Michaelmas quarter 1717 29,558 10 1
108,533 4 3
and on the part of Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1716
499 4 10
109,032 9 1
on Wire and Starch:
Xmas quarter 1716
3,413 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 3,069 15 8
Midsummer quarter 1717 4,066 7 3
Michaelmas quarter 1717 4,605 15
15,155 2 1
forfeitures on Wire Drawers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16 17 3
15,171 19 4
on Policies of Insurance:
Xmas quarter 1716
587 3 0
Ladyday quarter 717 559 4 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 516 13 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 512 1 6
(total Receipts, 126,379l. 11s. 3d.)
2,175 2 10
£164,025 14 3
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712 162,928 3
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 1,097 11
£164,025 14 3

THE DUTIES ON HOUSES FOR WINDOWS CONTINUED BY AN ACT 5 ANNE [6 ANNE c. 21] FROM 31 JULY 1710 FOR EVER.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
30,133 11 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 17,759 12
Midsummer quarter 1717 27,076 3 8
Michaelmas quarter 1717 24,845 8 1
£99,814 15
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the Bank of England 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 £99,814 15

THE REVENUE OF THE POST OFFICE.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the hands of the Receiver General of this Revenue, 28 Sept. 1716:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
472 11 6
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 415 2 4
887 13 10
To Receipts per the said Receiver for the gross produce of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
928 6 6
Ladyday quarter 1717 616 5 4
Midsummer quarter 1717 870 14 5
2,415 6 3
on Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
26,732 9 6
Ladyday quarter 1717 29,687 3 9
Midsummer quarter 1717 24,572 15 8
Michaelmas quarter 1717 34,010 12 7
(total Receipts 117,418l. 7s. 9d.)
115,003 1 6
£118.306 1 7
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receiver General of this Revenue for the uses and services following according to his weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
to his Grace the Duke of Grafton
4,700 0 0
to William, Lord Cowper, Lord Chancellor 4,000 0 0
to the Duke of Marlborough 5,000 0 0
to Maynard, Duke of Schonburgh 4,000 0 0
to the Earl of Rochester 4,000 0 0
to William Brockett, Esq. 400 0 0
to the Duke of Grafton, Executor of the late Duchess of Cleveland, in further part of an arrear due at Xmas 1701 2,000 0 0
24,100 0 0
for Management:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
for incident expenses
200 4 0
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
for salaries to Officers and others
9,190 1 2
for incident expenses 6,381 1 0
for letters returned 213 18 3
for charge of packet-boats 8,119 12 2
for so much remitted to M. Pajot of Paris 1,700 6 10
for so much remitted to M. Joupain of Brussels 456 0 7
(total for Management 26.261l. 4s. 0d.)
26,061 0 0
into the Exchequer:
the 700l. per week:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,100 0 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 8,400 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 9,100 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 9,800 0 0
36,400 0 0
for the Civil List: Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,000 0 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 816 19 4
Midsummer quarter 1717 870 14 5
2,687 13 9
ditto: Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
Xmas quarter 1716
3,700 0 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 9,202 6 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 5,500 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 9,900 0 0
(total paid into the Exchequer, 67,389l. 19s. 9d.)
28,302 6 0
117,751 3 9
Balance is the Remain in the Receiver's hands at Michaelmas 1717, of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 554 17 10
£118,306 1 7

[9 Anne c. 12 and c. 16]

THE DUTIES ON HIDES AND SKINS TANNED TAWED OR DRESSED AND ON VELLUM AND PARCHMENT FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1711.

STAMP DUTIES ON CUSTOM DEBENTURES, BILLS OF LADING ALMANACKS AND LICENCES FOR RETAILING WINE AND SELLING ALE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 AUGUST 1711.

THE DUTY OF 6d. PER PACK ON CARDS AND 5s. A PAIR ON DICE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 11 JUNE 1711.

THE WEEKLY SUM OF 700l. OUT OF THE POST OFFICE REVENUE FROM 29 SEPTEMBER 1711.

TWO HUNDRED LICENSED CHAIRS AT 10s. PER ANNUM EACH FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1711.

[EIGHT HUNDRED HACKNEY COACHES AT 5s. PER WEEK FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1715.]

[THE DUTY OF 9s. PER TON ON ROCK SALT EXPORTED TO IRELAND FOR 32 YEARS FROM 11 JUNE 1711.]

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 56,476 19 11½
To Receipts:
on the Duty on Hides:
Xmas quarter 1716
23,527 5
Ladyday quarter 1717 21,568 5
Midsummer quarter 1717 17,770 3 5
Michaelmas quarter 1717 28,505 10 4
91,371 5 3
and on the part of Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1716
499 11 11
forfeitures on Hides:
Midsummer quarter 1717
28 1 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 26 4
91,925 3
on Stamps, Cards and Dice:
Xmas quarter 1716
2,801 15 2
Ladyday quarter 1717.. 3,840 1 8
Midsummer quarter 1717 3,097 19
Michaelmas quarter 1717 4,638 1 2
14,377 17
on Rock Salt:
Xmas quarter 1716
185 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 68 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 120 0 0
373 0 0
on Hackney Chairs:
Ladyday quarter 1717
3,000 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 3,000 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 5,184 12 10½
(total Receipts, 117,860l. 13s.d.
11,184 12 10½
To the sum total of the Weekly Payments of 700l. actually made at the Exchequer by the Receiver General of the Post Office, between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 making 52 weeks 36,400 0 0
£210,737 13 6
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Esq., Paymaster of the Two Million Adventure, anno 1711 208,753 16
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 1,550 15 7
210,304 12
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 433 1
£210,737 13 6

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE REVENUE OF THE POST OFFICE PAID IN THERE FOR THE CIVIL LIST IS

Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
700 0 0
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 3,462 9 4
4,162 9 4
To the sum total of the Payments actually made at the Exchequer by the Receiver General of the Post Office, between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
for the King's Civil List:
of Revenue due before Michaelmas 1715
2,687 13 9
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 26,602 6 0
29,289 19 9
£33,452 9 1
Creditor. £ s. d.
By Payments made to the several Heads of the Civil List: to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 11,031 10
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq. Paymaster of the Works, upon account 4,265 12
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances] 1,406 13 3
to Fees and Salaries 7,161 0
to Pensions and Annuities 217 15 8
to Bounties 150 0 0
to John, Duke of Roxburgh, a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Services 750 0 0
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Services 6,924 13 6
to contingencies 1,545 2 11
£33,452 9 1

THE DUTY OF 4½ PER CENT FROM BARBADOES AND THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 13,818 19
To Money received there; Xmas quarter 1716 725 13 8
Michaelmas quarter 1717 6,767 10 0
7,493 3 8
£21,312 3
Discharge or Creditor.
By Payments made:
to George, Viscount Dupplin, assignee of the late Earl of Kinoul, on a Perpetuity
3,000 0 0
to William Matthew, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of St. Christopher's, on his Allowance 200 0 0
to Daniel Smith, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of yNevis, on ditto 150 0 0
to Thomas Talmash, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of Montserrat, on ditto 200 0 0
to Robert Lowther, Esq., Captain General and Governor of the Island of Barbadoes, on ditto 2,500 0 0
to Walter Hamilton, Esq., Governor in Chief over the Leeward Caribee Islands, on ditto 1,476 3
to Edward Byam, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of Antegoa, on ditto 500 0 0
8,026 3
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 13,286 0 2
£21,312 3

[18 & 19 Car II c. 5 continued by 1 Geo. I st. 2 c. 43]

COINAGE DUTY FOR THE MINT BEING 10s. PER TON ON WINES IMPORTED.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,791 10 10
Ladyday quarter 1717 1,410 2
Midsummer quarter 1717 3,146 9
Michaelmas quarter 1717 3,222 14
£9,570 17
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Sir Issaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of his Majesty's Mint, upon account £9,570 17

ARREARS OF THE DUTIES ON MARRIAGES, BIRTHS ETC. GRANTED 8 & 9 WILLIAM [III c. 20] FROM 1 MAY 1700 TO 1 AUGUST 1706.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Arrears remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 83 19 7
To Receipts there:
Xmas quarter 1716
10 17 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 5 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 5 14 0
21 11 0
£105 10 7
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] George Howell, Esq., Receiver General of the said Duties, in lieu of an overpayment 21 0 9
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 84 9 7
£105 10 7

THE FONDS GRANTED 7 & 8 WILLIAM III [c. 31] FOR CANCELLING EXCHEQUER BILLS ISSUED ANNO 1697.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 £438 10 1
Discharge or Creditor.
By Exchequer Bills cancelled:
for Principal
5 0 0
for Interest 3 10 3
8 10 3
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 429 19 10
£438 10 1

SMALL BRANCHES AND CASUAL REVENUES.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of Tenths of the Clergy
3,967 0
of First Fruits 2,217 2 8
of Sheriffs' Proffers before 1 Aug. 1714 2 16 8
of Seizures since Michaelmas 1715 671 10
of Fines of Leases since ditto 54 17 0
of Imprest Money repaid per Edward Godfrey 434 1 10
of the Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland for the late Queen's use 574 0 0
of the Rent of the Savoy Hospital 5,135 8 5
of Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
of Assiento Money per the South Sea Company 2 0 0
of Forfeitures for Treason 1,002 12 0
of the Sale of Tin 5,507 14 11¾
of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith 2,300 0 0
22,255 4 2
To Money arisen by Small Branches and Casualties between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Sheriffs' Proffers
17 17 6
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 64 11 9
81 19 3
Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
First Fruits (whereof by tallies of assignment 3,000l.)
5,578 11 7
Tenths (whereof by tallies of assignment, 5,800l.) 6,904 7 10½
Alienations (whereof by tallies of assignment, 1,000l. 1,300 0 0
more being applied per Receiver thereof 2,046 12 0
Post Fines by the Farmers thereof (whereof by tallies of assignment, 2,276l.) 2,276 0 0
Profits of the Hanaper (whereof by tallies of assignment 37l. 4s. 7d.) 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
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 the 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
Forfeitures for Treason 9,116 8 5
Brewers' forfeitures 100 16 10½
(total Moneys arisen, 66,170l. 12s.d.)
66,088 13
of Arrears for the 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
81,707 4
£170,133 1 0
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid to the following uses, etc.:
to the King's Civil List:
to the Cofferer: out of Proffers
199 16 11
out of Seizures 10,154 4 2
out of Fines of Leases 1,131 10 2
out of Wine Licences 2,500 0 0
out of Compositions 10 0
13,986 1 3
to the Treasurer of the Chamber:
out of Proffers
156 12 0
out of Alienations 300 0 0
out of Seizures 5,973 12 6
6,430 4 6
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe:
out of Proffers
21 6 8
out of Seizures 317 3
out of Fines of Leases 200 0 0
out of Wine Licences 1,000 0 0
1,538 10
to [the Master of] the Robes:
out of Seizures
1,526 10 0
to the Paymaster of Works:
out of Proffers
320 11 1
out of Land Revenue 6 13 4
327 4 5
to Foreign Ministers:
out of Proffers
58 12 1
out of Seizures 2,500 0 0
2,558 12 1
to Fees and Salaries: out of Proffers 49 13 4
out of Hanaper Profits 37 4 7
out of Seizures 10 7 7
out of Fines of Leases 3 4
out of Land Revenue 63 15 2
161 4 0
to Pensions and Annuities: out of First Fruits 3,000 0 0
out of Tenths 5,800 0 0
out of Alienations 1,500 0 0
out of Seizures 500 0 0
10,800 0 0
to Bounties:
out of Proffers
60 13 4
out of Seizures 236 18 6
out of Land Revenue 20 0 0
317 11 10
to Samuel Smithen for plate:
out of Compositions
200 0 0
out of Fines of Leases 772 15 0
out of Wine Licences 500 0 0
out of Land Revenue 3 4
out of Godfrey's Imprest 434 1 10
1,907 0 2
to Presents to Foreign Ministers:
out of Seizures
322 0 0
to Contingencies:
out of Proffers
220 7 4
out of Seizures 2,515 5 10
out of Fines of Leases 408 0 0
3,143 13 2
to the Charges of the Chancery Court:
out of Alienations
1,546 12 0
to Farmers of Post Fines:
out of Post Fines
2,276 0 0
46,841 3
to the late Queen's Civil List: to the Cofferer:
out of the sale of Tin
941 7 11
to the Paymaster of Works:
out of ditto
21,109 1
to the Stables per Commissioners:
out of ditto
300 0 0
to Foreign Ministers:
out of ditto
4,128 7 6
to Fees and Salaries:
out of ditto
1,742 3
to Pensions and Annuities:
out of ditto
537 6 8
to ditto per Edward Nicholas:
out of ditto
818 0 0
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue 300 0 0
1,118 0 0
to Bounties:
out of the sale of Tin
815 16 11¼
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue 5 13 1
821 10
to William Bromley for Secret Services:
out of the sale of Tin
1,356 3
to Contingencies:
out of ditto
3,736 18
out of Proffers 3 7 4
out of Seizures 191 11
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue 700 0 0
4,631 16 10
83,527 0 11½
for Public Services:
to John Aislabie, Treasurer of the Navy upon account:
out of Imprest Money repaid per the Earl of Orford
4,807 1
more for wear and tear anno 1717 being the value of Timber delivered out of His Majesty's Forests this year
4,807 1
to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer of the Ordnance for Land Services:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Harry Mordaunt
1,305 18 2
to John Hill, Paymaster of Transports, for that service:
out of the sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland
376 8
to the Earl of Carnarvon, for Arrears to Land Forces:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Carnarvon
180 18
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, Treasurer to the Commissioners for Building 50 new Churches:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith
2,300 0 0
to the Commissioners of Enquiry, for Salaries and Incidents:
out of Forfeitures for Treason
9,960 0 0
to Edward Barker, Treasurer to the Governors of his Majesty's Bounty for augmenting poor Livings:
out of First Fruits
213 17
out of Tenths 4,286 2 11½
4,500 0 0
to Edward Elliot, on account of the Tin Affair:
out of the sale of Tin
16,874 12 11
to Loans on Tin, Principal repaid:
out of [the sale of] Tin
29,145 0 0
to ditto, Interest:
out of ditto
1,844 19 10
30,989 19 10
transferred to the Aggregate Fond for the Bank:
out of Brewers' Forfeitures (see page xcvi)
100 16 10½
154,970 15
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of First Fruits
4,581 17
of Tenths of the Clergy 785 5
of Seizures 637 11
of Fines of Leases 206 5 0
of the sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 197 11
of Assiento Money 2 0 0
of Forfeitures for Treason 159 0 5
of the sale of Tin for Principal and Interest 2,667 6 1
of Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
of Imprest Money per Charles Bertie 203 19 7
of the Rent of the Savoy Hospital 5,335 8 5
15,162 5
£170,133 1 0

ARREARS OF DIVERS AIDS AND TAXES GRANTED BY PARLIAMENT.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of the First Poll anno 1689 (fn. 2)
5 1 0
of the First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 3 2 0
of the First 4s. Aid anno 1693 218 11 1
of the Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 11 10 0
of the Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 7 0 0
of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 7 2 0
of the First 3s. Aid anno 1697 205 0 6
of the Additional 12d. Aid anno 1697 4 0
of the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 39 0 0
of Subsidies and other Duties 4 17 7
of the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702 32 4 0
of the Subsidies anno 1703 5 4 0
of the Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706 274 2 10½
of the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 3 12 5
of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 5,294 8
of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 1,570 8
of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 1,683 1 11
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 3,432 9 7
of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 133 4
of the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 9,834 15
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 3,713 12
of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 14,741 19
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid, for the King's Civil List 673 14 4
41,894 5
To Arrears received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the First Poll anno 1689:
Ladyday quarter 1717
10 12 0
on the First 4s. Aid anno 1693:
Ladyday quarter 1717
100 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 234 7 0
334 7 0
on the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694:
Ladyday quarter 1717
2 0 0
on the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696:
Ladyday quarter 1717
2 8 0
on the 12d. Aid anno 1689 (sic for ‘1698’):
Ladyday quarter 1717
2 10 0
on the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid anno 1689 (sic for ‘1698’):
Ladyday quarter 1717
7 10 0
on the Subsidies and other Duties; anno 1697:
Ladyday quarter 1717
13 2 0
on the Fifth 4s. Aid, anno 1702:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
1 0 0
on Subsidies anno 1702:
Ladyday quarter 1717
1 12 6
on Subsidies anno 1703:
Ladyday quarter 1717
3 5 0
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708:
Xmas quarter 1716
256 3
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709:
Xmas quarter 1716
427 11 8
Michaelmas quarter 1717 6 6 4
433 18 0
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710:
Xmas quarter 1716
131 6
Ladyday quarter 1717 324 4
Midsummer quarter 1717 7 18 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 25 0 0
488 9 11
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711:
Ladyday quarter 1717
549 3
Michaelmas quarter 1717 90 8
639 11 4
on the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712:
Xmas quarter 1716
148 19 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 58 10 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 109 3 0
316 13 1
on the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713:
Xmas quarter 1716
2 3 9
Midsummer quarter 1717 627 11 2
Michaelmas quarter 1717 163 11 1
793 6 0
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
4,411 18
Ladyday quarter 1717 5,026 8 11½
Midsummer quarter 1717 527 8 11
Michaelmas quarter 1717 103 10 9
10,069 6 9
on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
43,766 18 1
Ladyday quarter 1717 18,655 10
Midsummer quarter 1717 80 15
Michaelmas quarter 1717 1,060 5
(total Arrears for England, 76,939l. 4s.
6d.)
63,563 9
and on the part of Scotland:
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,000 0 0
on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
6,600 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 1,800 0 0
(total Arrears for England and Scotland, 86,339l. 4s. 6d.; Quarterly totals: Xmas 56,745l. 1s.d. Ladyday 24,698l. 6s. 2d. Midsummer 3.336l. 12s.d. Michaelmas, 1,559l. 4s. 10d.)
8,400 0 0
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] within the same time:
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708:
Xmas quarter 1716
2 11 4
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710:
Ladyday quarter 1717
9 14 10
Michaelmas quarter 1717 2 1 10
11 16 8
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711:
Ladyday quarter 1717
16 11 2
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
19 1 2
Ladyday quarter 1717 9 8 0
28 9 2
on the Duty on Houses for the Bank:
Xmas quarter 1716
5 10 5
Ladyday quarter 1717 27 9 4
Michaelmas quarter 1717 4 11 10
37 11 7
ditto, for the Lottery anno 1710:
Xmas quarter 1716
3 16 10
Ladyday quarter 1717 9 8 4
(total Forfeitures received 110l. 5s. 1d.)
13 5 2
£128,343 15
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer to the Navy, for subsistence to the Marines that served in Spain under the payment of Sir Roger Mostyn, Bt.:
out of the First Poll anno 1688
5 1 0
out of the First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 3 2 0
out of the First 4s. Aid anno 1693 218 11 1
out of the Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 11 10 0
out of the Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 7 0 0
out of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 7 2 0
out of the First 3s. Aid anno 1697 205 0 6
out of the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 39 0 0
out of the Additional 12d. Aid anno [1697] 4 0
out of Subsidies and other Duties 4 17 7
out of the Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702 32 4 0
out of Subsidies anno 1703 5 4 0
out of the Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706 274 2 10½
out of the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 3 12 5
out of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 4,188 6 5
5,004 17 10½
to the Earl of Carnarvon for account of Arrears due to Her late Majesty's Forces:
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. Aid anno 1697 7 10 0
out of Subsidies and other Duties anno 1697 13 2 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 Twelfth 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
18,048 1
to John Hill, Esq., Paymaster of the Transports, for that Service:
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715
3,000 0 0
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, to satisfy several workmen and others, for works performed in repairs at the Horse and Foot Guards from Xmas 1706 to Xmas 1716:
out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711
1,584 7 1
to John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 1711, upon account:
out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709
6 6 4
out of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 7 18 11
out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 23 10
out of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 105 9 6
out of the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 972 3
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 8,248 9 0
9,363 17
to Principal and Interest:
by Principal repaid on the Fourth 2s.
Aid; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid
13,000 0 0
by Principal repaid on the Fifth 2s.
Aid; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid
70,479 0
83,479 0
by Interest paid on the Fourth 2s.
Aid; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid
432 0 8
by Interest paid on the Fifth 2s. Aid;
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid
1,193 14 7
(total of Principal and Interest payments,
85,104l. 15s.d.
1,625 15 3
122,105 19
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Principal and Interest:
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714
1,247 7
of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 1,198 18 4
for other uses:
of the Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702
1 0 0
of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 25 0 0
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 66 18 2
of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 62 4 0
of the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 163 11 1
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 103 10 9
of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 2,585 6
for the King's Civil List:
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid
673 14 4
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes:
of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
of the Duty on Houses for the Bank 37 11 7
of ditto for the Lottery anno 1710 13 5 2
(total Forfeitures remaining, 110l. 5s. 1d.)
6,237 15 10¼
£128,343 15

Pro anno 1716 [1 Geo. I st. 2, c. 31]

LOANS ON THE SIXTEENTH 4s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1716.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 £22,038 10
Discharge or Creditor
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries
875 0 0
to ditto for salaries due to clerks and incidents 750 0 0
1,625 0 0
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent, for salaries and incidents 1,990 0 0
3,615 0 0
towards 18,853l. 3s. 6d. for a year's Interest of the unsatisfied Loans on the Candle Duty at Xmas 1716 17,051 4 0
20,666 4 0
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Loans on the Candle Duty
1,372 6
£22,038 10

Pro anno 1716 [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 31]

THE SIXTEENTH 4s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1716.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 5,352 5
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,500 0 0
Lady day quarter 1717 5,000 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 9,200 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 9,300 0 0
33,000 0 0
England:
Xmas quarter 1716
435,390 0 0
Ladyday quarter 1717 397,361 5 5
Midsummer quarter 1717 574,603 12
Michaelmas quarter 1717 215,028 11 11
1,622,383 9
(total Receipts, 1,655,383l. 9s. 9½d.)
£1,660,735 15
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on this Aid 1,528,586 2 6
[By repayment of] Interest on ditto Loans 71,238 10 10
1,599,824 13 4
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 60,911 1
£1,660,735 15

Pro anno 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 3]

LOANS ON THE FIFTH 3s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1717.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
In Money:
Lady day quarter 1717
487,548 16
Midsummer quarter 1717 112,451 3 10½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 330,915 4 10½
930,915 4 10½
By Levying Tallies:
Midsummer quarter 1717
380,722 14
Michaelmas quarter 1717 97,144 14
477,867 8 11¼
£1,408,782 13
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer out of Loans:
In Money:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
257,528 5 5
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account 30,000 0 0
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account 616,921 16 11¼
904,450 2
to the sufferers in the late tumultuous proceedings 5,579 15
to Chambers Slaughter and William Kennedy, for the salaries of the underclerks employed by the Commissioners for enquiring into the Estates of Traitors, etc., in England and Scotland 5,000 0 0
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries 875 0 0
to ditto, for salaries to clerks and incidents 750 0 0
916,654 17
In Tallies:
to John Aislabie, Esq, Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
287,186 19
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon accompt 8,000 0 0
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of the Forces, upon account 182,680 9
477,867 8 11¼
1,394,522 6 7
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 14,260 7
£1,408,782 13

Pro anno 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 3]

THE FIFTH 3s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1717.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ d. s.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
£104,710 0 0
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Fourth 2s. Aid transferred to this Aid 1,000 0 0
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 37 18 2
1,037 18 2
By Principal of Loans repaid on this Aid after the said Transfer 58,272 0 0
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 1,915 13 1
60,187 13 1
61,225 11 3
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 42,944 8 9
£104,170 0 0

Pro anno 1716 [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 36]

LOANS ON THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1716 TO 24 JUNE 1717.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 £97,000 0 0
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of the Forces, upon account
78,557 1 1
to John Dutton Colt, Esq., Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Adventure anno 1711 9,070 17
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent, for salaries and incidents 1,990 0 0
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries 1,750 0 0
to ditto for salaries to clerks and incidents 1,500 0 0
3,250 0 0
towards 3,702l. 8s. 7d. for a year's Interest of the unsatisfied Loans on Low Wines 1,656 8 6
94,524 7
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Loans on Low Wines
2,046 0 1
for Loans on the Candle Duty 429 12
2,475 12
£97,000 0 0

LOANS ON MONEY ARISING BY SALE OF HER LATE MAJESTY'S TIN.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Ladyday quarter 1717
800 0 0
Midsummer quarter 1717 21,460 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 27,740 0 0
£50,000 0 0
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Edward Elliot, Esq., on account of the Tin Affair 39,522 8 8
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 10,477 11 4
£50,000 0 0

[9 Anne, c. 17]

LOANS ON COALS FOR BUILDING FIFTY NEW CHURCHES.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 175 16 7
To Loans made there:
Xmas quarter 1716
20,000 0 0
Michaelmas quarter 1717 11,000 0 0
31,000 0 0
£31,175 16 7
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for Building fifty new Churches, upon account £31,175 16 7

[9 Anne, c. 17]

THE DUTY ON COALS AND CULM FOR BUILDING FIFTY NEW CHURCHES GRANTED FROM 14 MAY 1716 TO 28 SEPTEMBER 1724.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 3,118 12 6
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
7,605 6 10
Ladyday quarter 1717 2,649 13
Midsummer quarter 1717 13,106 3 10½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 35,541 1
58,902 5
£62,020 17 11½
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans Registered on the Duties 47,184 11 0
[By payment of] Interest on the said Loans at [6] per cent 4,446 15 6
51,631 6 6
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 10,389 11
£62,020 17 11½

THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON SOAP AND PAPER: THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON PRINTED, PAINTED, STAINED AND DYED SILKS, CALICOES, LINEN, ETC.: THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON STARCH AND ON COALS EXPORTED: THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON STAMPED VELLUM, PARCHMENT AND PAPER. (Granted [by an Act] 12 Anne [13 Anne c. 18] for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714).

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 73,558 9
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Additional Duty on Soap:
Xmas quarter 1716
21,455 8
Ladyday quarter 1717 14,915 2 5
Midsummer quarter 1717 21,672 9 6
Michaelmas quarter 1717 25,689 2
83,732 2 2
forfeitures on Soap Boilers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
24 7 0
83,756 9 2
on the Additional Duty on Paper:
Xmas quarter 1716
4,432 18 4
Ladyday quarter 1717 5,436 1 7
Midsummer quarter 1717 5,460 12 11½
Michaelmas quarter 1717 6,468 10 4
21,798 3
on the Additional Duty on Coals exported:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,916 12 1
Ladyday quarter 1717 668 13 10½
Midsummer quarter 1717 578 7
Michaelmas quarter 1717 2,341 13 5
(total Receipts, 111,059l. 18s. 11½d.)
5,505 6 7
To Cash for so much transferred from the Aggregate Fond (see page xcvi), being to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1716, pursuant to an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, u. 12] 10,615 2
£195,233 10 11½
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] George Murray, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 135,905 10 11½
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 609 1
136,514 12 0
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 58,718 18 11½
£195,233 10 11½

SAMUEL EDWARDS, GEORGE JERMAIN AND JOHN STOCKWELL,

THE PERSONS APPOINTED TO PAY INTEREST ON EXCHEQUER BILLS, ARE

Debtors. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in their hands at Michaelmas 1716 3,143 18
To Money imprested to them to reimburse the Interest allowed by the Tellers on all Exchequer Bills paid in there within the time of this Account (see page xcvi) 115,000 0 0
£118,143 18
Creditors.
By the Tellers of the Exchequer for Interest allowed by them on all Bills paid in there within the time of this Account 115,595 7
By the Accomptants per contra for their salaries for one year ended 5 January 1716–17 750 0 0
116,345 7
Balance is the Remain in the hands of the Accomptants at Michaelmas 1717 1,798 11
£118,143 18

[12 Anne, c. 11]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RAISING 500,000l. BY A LOTTERY FOR THE CIVIL LIST.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Contributions received at the Exchequer: Ladyday quarter 1717 £520 3 9
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John, Duke of Buckingham, as of Her late Majesty's Royal Bounty £520 3 9

THE RECEIVERS OF THE MONEYS CONTRIBUTED ON THE ACT FOR THIS LOTTERY ARE

Debtors. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in their bands 28 Sept. 1716 £520 3 9
Creditors.
By the Receivers' payment into the Exchequer as per the foregoing Account £520 3 9

Pro anno 1714 [13 Anne, c. 18]

CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE ACT FOR RAISING 1,400,000l. BY WAY OF A LOTTERY FOR THE YEAR 1714.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Contributions remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the Two-thirds Tonnage anno 1705
403 9 0
for Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's 1,460 18
for Public Services 2,412 16 0
£4,277 3
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Two-thirds Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, anno 1705 300 0 0
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 71 0 0
371 0 0
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's 652 19
1,023 19
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's
807 19
for Public Services 2,445 5 0
3,253 4
£4,277 3

Pro anno 1715 [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 19]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RAISING 910,000l. BY SALE OF ANNUITIES AT 5l. PER CENT. PER ANNUM REDEEMABLE BY PARLIAMENT.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 6,582 3 11½
To Contribution Money paid in there:
Ladyday quarter 1717
108 6 2
£6,690 10
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Duties on Hops granted anno 1711 4,600 0 0
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans 499 6 11
5,099 6 11
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Public Services
108 6 2
for Loans on the Duty on Hops 1,482 17
1,591 3
£6,690 10

THE RECEIVERS OF THE MONEYS CONTRIBUTED ON THE ACT FOR THESE ANNUITIES, ARE

Debtors. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in their hands 28 Sept. 1716 £108 6 2
Creditors.
By the Receivers' payment into the Exchequer as per the foregoing Account £108 6 2

MONEY ARISING BY SALE OF SOUTH SEA STOCK.

Charge or Debtor. nil
Discharge or Creditor. nil

ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS, ESQ. PAYMASTER OF THE CIVIL LIST IN SCOTLAND.

Charge or Debtor. nil
Discharge or Creditor. nil

THE SEVERAL ACCOMPTANTS FOR THE SUMS IMPRESTED TO THEM IN TALLIES. FOR USES TO BE APPOINTED, ARE

Debtors. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To the sum in Tallies remaining in their hands unapplied at Michaelmas 1716:
for the year 1705:
on Reversionary Annuities in Mr. Aislabie's hands
39,789 0 0
for the year 1715:
on Land Tax in the same hands
60,379 0
for the year 1716:
on Land Tax in the same hands
92,415 9 8
192,583 10
for the year 1715:
on Malt Duties in the hands of Robert Walpole, Esq.
14,001 0 5
for the year 1716:
on Land Tax in the hands of the Earl of Lincoln
69,523 7 3
on Malt Duties in the same hands 111,520 6
(total Remains 387,628l. 4s.d.)
181,043 13
To the sums Imprested to the several Treasurers and Paymasters by Levying Tallies on the Public Fonds for uses to be appointed between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
for the year 1717:
Tallies on the Fifth 3s. Aid [anno] 1717:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy
287,186 19
to Harry Mordaunt Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance 8,000 0 0
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces 182,680 9
477,867 8 11¼
865,495 12 11½
To a Surcharge on Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, for so much in Tallies on Malt 1715, assigned to him by Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster 14,001 0 5
£879,496 13
Creditors.
By Services supplied out of the Tallies:
on Reversionary Annuities anno 1705:
by John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy:
for account of Wages
19,617 0 0
for account of Victualling 3,508 0 0
23,125 0 0
on Land Tax anno 1715:
By John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of Wages
49,379 0
for account of Wear and Tear 10,000 0 0
for account of Victualling 1,000 0 0
60,379 0
on Malt anno 1715:
by Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, for so much by him assigned to Henry Earl of Lincoln, the present Paymaster
14,001 0 5
on Land Tax anno 1716:
by John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of Wages
71,994 17
for account of Wear and Tear 3,000 0 0
for account of Victualling 8,132 2 0
for Interest to the South Sea Company to Michaelmas 1716 9,100 0 0
92,226 19
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of Guards, Garrisons etc. and other Land Forces:
for account of Guards, Garrisons etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey and 28 Companies of Invalids and 3 Independent Companies in North Britain
63,023 7 3
for account of half pay to the Officers of the Forces and Marines Disbanded 5,000 0 0
for account of Forces in the Plantations in America 1,500 0 0
69,523 7 3
on Malt anno 1716:
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln:
for account of Guards and Garrisons, etc.
104,149 8
for account of Forces in the Plantations of America 2,092 0 0
for extraordinary expenses of the Land Forces for the year 1716 5,278 17 5
111,520 6
on Land Tax anno 1717 by John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of the Ordinary
7,000 0 0
for account of Wages 128,246 2
for account of Wear and Tear 53,568 5 4
for account of Victualling 16,304 2
for Interest to South Sea Company; (to Xmas 1716, 57.668l. 9s.d.; to Ladyday 1717, 18,400l. 0s. 0d.) 76,068 9
more being assigned over by him to John Hill, Esq., for the Transport Service 3,000 0 0
284,186 19
by Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, for Land Services 8,000 0 0
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln:
for account of Guards, Garrisons and other Forces in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey
107,758 15 10¼
for account of Forces in the Plantations of America 2,092 0 0
for the pay of 28 Companies of Invalids 5,801 16 0
for the pay of additional men taken to reinforce Edinburgh Castle 1,206 16 0
for account of Provisions for the Garrison of Gibraltar 6,689 17
for half pay to Officers of the Forces and Marines 55,000 0 0
for the pay of General Officers serving in North Britain 4,131 3 9
182,680 9
845,643 2
By the Remains in Tallies for uses to be appointed, in the hands of the respective Treasurers and Paymasters at Michaelmas 1717:
for the year 1705:
on Reversionary Annuities in the hands of Mr. Aislabie
16,664 0 0
for the year 1716:
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid in the same hands
188 10
for the year 1717:
on the Fifth 3s. Aid in the same hands
3,000 0 0
19,852 10
for the year 1715:
on the Duties on Malt in the hands of the Earl of Lincoln
14,001 0 5
33,853 10
£879,496 13

[4 & 5 Anne, c. 18]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 184,242l. 14s. 0d. PER ANNUM IN ANNUITIES PURCHASED ANNO 1706, IS

Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
out of the One third Tonnage and Poundage
56,543 17
out of the 9d. per barrel Excise 54,373 8 11¼
out of the surplus One-third Tonnage and Poundage for 40,000l. per an. Annuities anno 1708 33,553 8
out of [the Duties on] Coals before Michaelmas 1710 452 8 5
144,923 3
To the One-third Tonnage and Poundage for the net produce thereof, in the year ended at Michaelmas 1717, as per account (see page iii) 103,604 17
To the produce of the 9d. per barrel Excise granted for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7, as per account (see page lx) 160,627 3 9
To the Duties on Coals, Culm and Cinders for arrears recovered on the Grant which determined at Michaelmas 1710 as per account (see page xlix) 308 8 7
264,540 9
£409,463 13
Creditor.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 1706 184,313 9 0
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting etc. 1,470 0 0
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 778 3
2,248 3
186,561 12
By cash transferred to the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 (see page xciv) 81,355 12 0
267,917 4
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717: of the 9d. per barrel Excise 53,087 7
of the One-third Tonnage and Poundage 53,856 9
of the Surplus ditto for Annuities on the First Act anno 1708 33,841 15
of the Duties on Coals, before Michaelmas 1710 760 17 0
141,546 8
£409,463 13

[6 Anne, c. 2]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 72,187l. 10s. 0d. PER ANNUM IN ANNUITIES PURCHASED ANNO 1707, IS

Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 29,950 17
To the Income of sundry Duties and Revenues appropriated to pay these Annuities in the year ended at Michaelmas 1717, as per account (see page lxiv) 79,250 19 10½
£109,201 17 1
Creditor. £ s. d.
By paid on the Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 1707 71,323 0 0
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting, etc. 375 12 2
By paid Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 125 18
501 10
71,824 10
By Cash transferred to the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 4,637 12 11½
76,462 3
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
on the Duty on Sweets
1,463 0 11¼
on the Duty on Low Wines 9,339 9
on the [Duty on] Hawkers and Pedlars 8,010 17
on the Duty on Paper 13,926 5
32,739 13
£109,201 17 1

[6 Anne, c. 39]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 40,000l. PER ANNUM ON THE FIRST ACT FOR SALE OF ANNUITIES ANNO 1708, IS

Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1716, to wit of overplus money of the Fond for Annuities and Survivorship 2,140 17 3
To the overplus of sundry Fonds and Revenues appropriated to pay these Annuities:
Surplus of the One-third Tonnage and Poundage
64,053 13 6
Surplus of the 9d. per barrel Excise 17,301 18 6
Surplus of Hawkers and Pedlars 4,637 12 11½
85,993 4 11½
£88,134 2
Creditor.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 1708 39,625 17 6
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting etc. 208 2 7
By paid Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 124 14
332 16 10½
39,958 14
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) 46,034 10 7
85,993 4 11½
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717, to wit, overplus money of the Fond for Annuities and Survivorship 2,140 17 3
£88,134 2

[6 Anne, c. 48]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 80,000l. PER ANNUM ON THE SECOND ACT FOR SALE OF ANNUITIES ANNO 1708, IS

Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716 26,240 19
To the Income of the Half Subsidy appropriated to pay these Annuities as per accompt (see page lv) 165,552 11 4
£191,793 10 11¾
Creditor. £ s. d.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 24 June 1708 79,839 5 0
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting etc. 416 5 3
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 224 18
641 3
80,480 8
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi) 84,911 7
165,391 16 4
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717 26,401 14
£191,793 10 11¾

[3 Geo. I, c. 7]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR ANNUITIES AT 4l. PER CENT. SUBSCRIBED INTO THE BANK ANNO 1717 TO MAKE GOOD THE DEFICIENCY OF THE GRANTS ANNO 1716.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d.
To Cash received at the Exchequer: Michaelmas quarter 1717 £509,127 5
£ s. d.
Memorandum. The sum voted to make good the Deficiency of the Public Supplies granted to His Majesty anno 1716 was 577,014 16
But lessened by the Deficiency of the Class Lottery Fond anno 1711 and the 10l. Lottery Fond anno 1712 undermentioned, being made good by the surplus of the other Lottery Fonds: (the Deficiency of the Class Lottery Fond anno 1711, 25, 221l. 17s.d., the Deficiency of the 10l. Lottery Fond anno 1712, 42,665l. 13s. 6d.) 67,887 10
£509,127 5
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account 391,907 18
By [paid] Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account 38,496 18
By [paid] Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account 78,722 8 10
£509,127 5

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE GENERAL OR AGGREGATE FOND ESTABLISHED BY AN ACT 1 GEORGE I [St. 2, c. 12] FOR THE BANK AND OTHERS, IS

Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the Bank:
of the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
24,222 12
of the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. 10,333 8
of the Increased Duties on ditto 2,111 7
of the Increased Duties on Calicoes 8,016 17
of the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage 43,249 13
of the Surplus Half Subsidy 36,737 7
of the Duty on Hops 1,358 17 11½
of the 25l. per ton [Duty on] French Wines Imported 32,089 4
of the Prize Duty from the Plantations 1,110 2 0
of the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 244 6 7
of Brewers' Forfeitures 101 9 1
for the Civil List:
of the Increased Duties on Calicoes
3,288 14
162,864 1
To the Income or Produce of the said Fond between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
119,746 17 10
on the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. 39,321 8 3
on the Increased Duties on ditto 44,657 11 10½
on the Increased Duties on Calicoes 34,237 8 7
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage 165,552 11
on the surplus of the other Moiety above 80,000l. to pay Annuities 84,911 7
on the Duty on Hops 17,890 6
on [the Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Wines imported 40,191 6
on the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 1,824 18 3
on the Plantation Duty 1,073 18½
on Prize Duty from the Plantations 482 2 9
on the [Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Prize Wines 7 11 1
on Brewers' Forfeitures 100 16 10½
on the surplus Two-sevenths Excise 8,379 17
on the surplus Five-sevenths Excise 9,936 9 11½
on the surplus 9d. Excise for 99 years 20,545 15
on the surplus of the Annuity Fond 1706 and 1707 at Ladyday 1717, over and above what will satisfy the Annuities of 40,000l. per an. anno 1708 46,034 10 7
634,894 19 1
£797,759 0
Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to make good the Deficiency at Michaelmas 1716, of the Fond for the Lottery anno 1714
10,615 2
to Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, to reimburse the Interest allowed by the Tellers of the Exchequer on all Exchequer Bills, at the rate of 2d. per cent. per diem 115,000 0 0
to the Bank of England on the Allowance of 3l. per cent. per an. for circulating all the said uncancelled bills which amount to the Principal Sum of 4,561,025l. 136,830 15 0
to ditto on the Allowance of 45,000l. and 8,000l. per an. in consideration of their exchanging all the said Exchequer Bills for ready money upon demand 53,000 0 0
to the Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt, on 650l. per an. for making and issuing the said Bills 650 0 0
to Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for Necessaries by him delivered into the Exchequer Bill Office 683 0
316,778 17 6
To the Civil List on 120,000l. per an. granted His Majesty out of the Fonds per contra during Life:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
22,998 0 0
to Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account 10,978 0
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 6,558 2
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account 1,240 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account 7,174 12
to the Stables for Extraordinaries 5,699 6 5
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances] 28,731 4 1
to Fees and Salaries 29,908 18
to Pensions and Annuities 1,003 3 0
to Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, Esq. 725 0 0
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners 4,500 0 0
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty 6,589 6 8
to Lord Viscount Townshend, a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Services 750 0 0
to James Stanhope, Esq., another, the like 750 0 0
to Paul Methuen, Esq., another, the like 750 0 0
to William Lowndes, Esq., for his Majesty's Secret Services 10,575 6 6
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers 2,242 10 0
to His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 2,795 0
to contingencies 15,418 1 8
159,386 12
By the Bank of England on the yearly sum of 54,600l. to pay annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. from Michaelmas 1715 including 650l. for charges of paying and accounting 95,550 0 0
By ditto to make good the Deficiency at Michaelmas 1716 of the Fond for paying the yearly sum of 106,501l. 13s. 5d. 56,680 4
628,395 14 0
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for the Bank
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
18,773 5
on the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. 14,113 14 6
on the Increased Duties on ditto 1,407 11 10½
on the Increased Duties on Calicoes 13,211 11 10½
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage 57,622 5
on the Surplus ditto for Annuities 1708 at Michaelmas 1717 42,271 15
on the Duty on Hops 735 19 1
on the [Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Wines Imported 20,484 11
on the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 641 14 6
on Brewers' Forfeitures 100 16 10½
169,363 6
£797,759 0

For the year 1717.

SUMS VOTED AND ENACTED FOR PUBLIC SERVICES AND THE GRANTS IN PARLIAMENT TOWARDS SATISFYING THE SAME WITH THEIR VALUE AS ESTIMATED BY PARLIAMENT.

(The sums voted or enacted for Account of the Public Services in the Session of Parliament begun 20 February 1716 and ended 15 July 1717)

£ s. d. £ s. d.
5 March 1716–17. For 10,000 men for Sea Service (including the Ordnance for Sea Service) for one year from 1 January 1716–17 520,000 0 0
for the Ordinary of the Navy (including half pay) 226,799 5 3
7 March 1716–17. For extraordinary Works and Repairs of the Navy and for furnishing sea stores 200,761 0 0
947,560 5 3
for the Charge of the Office of Ordnance for Land Service in the year 1717 73,077 9 3
5 March 1716–17. For maintaining Guards and Garrisons in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey 959,943 1 10½
7 March 1716–17. For maintaining the Forces and Garrisons in the Plantations in America 34,742 14 2
for the like in Minorca 57,029 14 7
for the like in Gibraltar 37,192 14
3 April 1717. For half pay to Officers of Land Forces and Marines for the year 1717 85,000 0 0
for the pay of 28 Companies of Invalids for the same year 26,894 8 4
for the Provision of the Garrison of Gibraltar for the same year 13,551 9 5
for completing the pay of Six Battalions of Minister and Sax Gotha Troops to supply the Troops drawn from the Dutch Garrisons 24,188 3 10
for making up the full pay of the General Officers whilst in North Britain 4,131 3 9
for extraordinary forage, provisions, etc., of the Forces in their march from Stirling into the Highlands 10,000 0 0
to replace the like sum issued out of the Revenue of North Britain to the Duke of Argyle per Warrant 8 Sept. 1715 10,000 0 0
for the pay and bounty money upon the Disbanding of the 3 Independent Companies in North Britain from 25 Dec, 1716 to 31 March 1717 1,175 12 6
for ditto of one Lieutenant, one Ensign, Five Non-Commissioned Officers and forty private men from 25 July 1715 to 15 March 1716–17 1,206 16 0
for subsistence of the Rebel Prisoners taken at Preston to 31 Dec. 1716 3,775 9 10
for subsistence and contingent expenses of the Rebel Prisoners for the year 1717 1,500 0 0
for subsistence of 353 Rebel Prisoners paid per Magistrates of Glasgow to 25 June 1716 736 8 5
21 June 1717: For half pay for Officers of Douglas's and Wood's Regiments, late in the service of the States General, from 25 April 1717 to 24 Dec. following 2,842 12 0
1,273,910 9 6
13 April 1717: For enabling His Majesty to concert such measures as may prevent any charge or apprehensions from the designs of Sweden 250,000 0 0
9 March 1716–17: For losses and damages by tumultuous proceedings in several Counties 5,579 15
for the South Sea Company to complete their Fond of 608,000l. per an. for the year ending at Xmas 1717. Voted and Appropriated 166,502l. 5s.d. but satisfied with 94,572 5 10
Payments pursuant to Acts of Parliament or Special Clauses and Directions contained therein.
The Loans which remained unsatisfied on 10 April 1717 and the Interest thereof upon the Land Tax anno 1714 are made good by being transferred to the Register for Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717 and amount to
1,217 6
The Loans which remained unsatisfied on 27 March 1717 and the Interest thereof upon the Duties on Malt for the year 1715 are made good by being transferred to the Register for Loans on Malt Duties anno 1717 and amount to 143,494 10 1
The Commissioners for stating Army Debts, being 7 in number, 500l. per an. each from 10 March 1716–17 3,500 0 0
and for clerks, messengers, officers and other incident charges 3,000 0 0
151,211 16
£2,795,912 1
Payments as above for which there is no provision in this year's supply:
The Commissioners for stating Debts due and to grow due to Scotland by way of Equivalent are continued from the expiration of the former Act for one year and to the end of the then next Session of Parliament. There is no provision out of this year's Supply for their salaries, being 6 in number 500l. per an. each
3,000 0 0
and for their Secretary, Accomptant, Clerks, messengers, Doorkeeper, housekeeper, office-rent and incidents 980 0 0
£3,980 0 0 (fn. 3)
Also by the Act [3 Geo. I, c. 14] for continuing these Commissioners provision is made for paying out of the Revenues in Scotland two years' Interest at the rate of 5l. per cent. per an. upon 230,308l. 9s. 105/6d. due to the creditors in Scotland by an Act 12 Anne [13 Anne, c. 12] and upon 18,241l. 10s. 102/3d. due to William Patterson by an Act 1 Geo. I [3 Geo. I, c. 14] from 23 June 1715 to 24 June 1717 and for salaries of the Commissioners their servants and charges of their office a sum not exceeding £31,565 2
Debts provided for by charging the same on Fonds formerly granted and not out of the supplies of the year:
Loans unsatisfied on Low Wines which expired 24 June 1714; (for Principal 61,507l. 3s. 2d. Interest 5,305l. 6s. 0d.)
66,812 9 2
Loans unsatisfied on Candle Duties expired 1 May 1715; (for Principal 311,900l. 7s. 4d. Interest 34,893l. 0s. 6d.) 346,793 7 10
Navy towards the Debt as it stood on the 31 Dec. 1716 334,239 9
Deficiency of the Supplies anno 1716 thus issued:
Ordnance
38,496 18
Land Forces 78,722 8 10
Class Lottery 1711, Arrear of Interest 25,221 17
Ten Pound Lottery anno 1712 42,665 13 6
South Sea Company for the year ended Xmas 1716 57,668 9
(total Deficiency, 242,775l. 6s. 11½d.)
577,014 16
Memorandum. The Arrears of Interest on the Class Lottery 1711 and on the 10l. Lottery 1712 being afterwards paid out of the Income on all the Lottery Fonds between Midsummer and Michaelmas 1717, the General Fond was eased of those two Articles, so deduct 67,887 10
509,127 5
Bills of Exchange for the service of the late expedition to Canada 24,195 18 2
£946,929 0

Memorandum. In lieu of all the foregoing Debts the Public are charged with Annuities at the rate of 4l. per cent. per an. only, payable and transferable at the Bank until redeemed though the Treasury had power to pay the two first Articles by Annuities not exceeding 5l. per cent.

(see Stat. 3 Geo. I, c. 7)

The above Debts are payable out of the General Fond formed by Consolidating all the Lottery Fonds, etc. to raise 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per an. from Michaelmas 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 7].

The Grants in Parliament towards satisfying the Public Services per contra with the value of those Grants as estimated by Parliament.

£ s. d.
The Land Tax of 3s. per Libram for one year from 25 March 1717 chargeable with 1,217l. 6s.d. a Deficiency transferred there unto and the Interest thereof as per contra and such further Loans to be registered after the said transfer at 5l. per cent. per an. Interest as shall not exceed 1,410,000 0 0
The Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry for one year from 23 June 1717, chargeable with 143,494l. 10s. 1d. in Loans transferred thereunto and Interest as per contra and with such further Loans to be Registered after the said transfer at 5l. per cent. per an. as shall not exceed 700,000 0 0
2,110,000 0 0
Balance is the difference between the estimated value of the Grants and the sum total of the Public Services, the said Services exceeding the Grants according to the estimated value by 685,912 1
£2,795,912 1

Footnotes

  • 1. Recte for 95 years from 17 May 1713 and continued for ever by the Act 1 George I, st. 2, c. 12.
  • 2. Under Stat. 1 W. & M. c. 13, elsewhere described as anno 1688 but payment was not due until July 1689.
  • 3. The Commissioners were paid out of savings on the next year's Supply; see Vol. xxxii, part II, pp. 337 and 339.