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Declared Accounts: Wine Licences

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 32, 1718. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962.

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Wine Licences

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: WINE LICENCES.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3190 [E351/3190]. No Audit Office Roll.

Robert Lowndes, Daniel Dering, Richard Plumpton, William George Cresset and Charles Greenwood, Commissioners and Agents for granting Wine Licences.

Two years to Xmas 1719.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands on the end of their previous Accompt, none, they being in surplusage nil
depending on several persons for the rent of their licences or for compositions etc. as appears on the foot of the said Accompt 12,484 1 11
Receipts: the produce of the revenue of Wine Licences within the time of this Accompt:
divers persons in England etc. for the rent of their licences:
in the year 1718
7,344 6 3
in the year 1719 7,915 17 6
15,260 3 9
divers persons who elapsed the time of taking out licences for small sums agreed to be paid by defaulters:
in the year 1718
196 10 0
in the year 1719 272 15 0
469 5 0
(total receipts as above 15,729l. 8s. 9d.)
Voluntary charge: money received within the time of this Accompt for licences granted in former years but not then brought to accompt 5 10 0
total charge and receipts £28,219 0 8
Discharge.
Surplusage on the last Accompt 145 9
salaries: Robert Lowndes, Daniel Dering, Richard Plumpton and Charles Greenwood, Commissioners, for two years to Xmas 1719, 2,400l.; William George Cressett, the other Commissioner, from Xmas 1717 to 17 Dec. 1719, 593l. 8s. 6d. 2,993 8 6
Thomas Hancock, Comptroller 400 0 0
William Walker, Secretary 160 0 0
Edmond Townley, Cashier 160 0 0
clerks, messengers and office-keeper, detailed 380 0 0
4,093 8 6
incidents: Treasury and Exchequer fees etc., stationery wares, coals and wood, joiner's work, rent, exchange of a clock, riding charges of messengers; detailed 1,179 13 10½
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 140 0 0
(total for salaries and incident charges 5,413l. 2s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer 8,500 0 0
total payments and allowances £14,058 11 6
and so remains £14,160 9 2
whereof depending on sundry persons for money in arrear for rent of wine licences and compositions:
in the years Xmas 1701 to Xmas 1715 (by years)
4,887 6 11
for the year ended at Xmas 1716, detailed at length by Counties, with names of persons and places 616 15 0
for the year ended at Xmas 1717, ditto 503 2 6
for the year ended at Xmas 1718, ditto 725 7 6
for the year ended at Xmas 1719, not detailed 7,039 17 6
13,772 9 5
and on Richard Booker, Clerk of the Contracts, for money imprested 40 0 0
and on eight Messengers, named, one 10l. and seven 20l. each 150 0 0
190 0 0
total of the Supers aforesaid £13,962 9 5
and so the Accomptants are Indebted £197 19 9
Declared 8 December 1724.