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Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.

Pages ccclxxxviii-cccxciii

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

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Lotteries, etc.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE MILLION AND A HALF LOTTERY FOR 1710: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1539, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/1539/24].

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

Michaelmas 1717 to Michaelmas 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt 19,207 19 1
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 (fn. 1) George I, in full of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1716
31,188 9
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1717 20,449 0
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in further part of the same 73,900 0 0
(total receipts 125,537l. 10s.)
total charge and receipts £144,745 9 1
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt to the Owners of the several Fortunate or Benefit Tickets, detailed:
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712
2 10 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1713 2 10 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1713 5 0 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1714 20 0 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1714 32 10 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1715 47 10 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1715 205 0 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1716 797 10 0
for ditto to Michaelmas 1716 15,647 10 0
for ditto to Ladyday 1717 14,625 0 0
31,385 0 0
ditto to the Owners of the several Blank Tickets at 14s. per an. each:
for the first year to Michaelmas 1711; on one blank ticket
0 14 0
for the second year to Michaelmas 1712; on eight ditto 5 12 0
for the third year to Michaelmas 1713; on 35 ditto 24 10 0
for the fourth year to Michaelmas 1714; on 74 ditto 51 16 0
for the fifth year to Michaelmas 1715; on 932 ditto 652 8 0
for the sixth year to Michaelmas 1716; on 58,626 ditto 41,038 4 0
for the seventh year to Michaelmas 1717; on 66,763 ditto 46,733 8 0
88,506 12 0
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; year to Midsummer 1718 (fn. 2)
1,450 0 0
Harry Colt, the Comptroller, ditto; three quarters to Ladyday 1718 187 10 0
this Accomptant, ditto; year to Midsummer 1718 500 0 0
Rene De la Treille, Assistant and Chief Clerk; same time 100 0 0
Edward Courtnay, Housekeeper; same time 100 0 0
the Auditor, for his fee 150 0 0
2,487 10 0
charges of passing this Accompt 24 7 9
total payments and allowances £122,403 9 9
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 29 October 1720.
£22,341 19 4

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

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1548, ROLL 70 [A.O.1/1548/70].

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

Account of moneys imprested 1 February 1717–18 to 1 February 1718–19 and of payments for one year to Michaelmas 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands as at the foot of his last Accompt 9,451 16 3
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in part of 116,573l. 12s. for Principal and Interest from 29 Sept. 1717
35,000 0 0
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in further part of the same 13,956 7
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in full of the same 67,617 4 10½
(total receipts 116,573l. 12s. 0d.)
total charge and receipts £126,025 8 3
Discharge. £ s. d.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
Principal in the sixth and seventh payments, directed within the time of the last Accompt and remaining unpaid at the determination thereof
890 0 0
Principal directed within the time of this Accompt:
in the eighth payment in course, 8,520l.; in the ninth ditto, 16,780l.; in the tenth ditto, 7,820l.
33,120 0 0
34,010 0 0
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
arrears of Interest directed to be paid within the time of preceding Accompts
86 7 0
interest directed to be paid within the time of this accompt 81,862 10 0
81,948 17 0
salaries and allowances:
Christopher Tilson, Thomas Comwallis, Nehemiah Arnold and Christopher Rhodes, Commissioners to take in the Tickets and to deliver out Standing Orders in lieu, 30 June 1717 to 25 March 1718 at 400l. per an. each
1,174 15 11
George Murray this Accomptant, as Paymaster; year to Michaelmas 1718 500 0 0
Matthew Barton, as Comptroller; same time 500 0 0
John Smith, for office rent; three quarters to Michaelmas 1718 75 0 0
2,249 15 11
total payments and allowances £118,208 12 11
and so the Accomptant is Indebted £7,816 15 4
Declared 22 April 1723.

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

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2027 [E.351/2027]. No Audit Office Roll.

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

25 March 1717 to 25 March 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his preceding Accompt 578 10
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in further payment of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 1716
10,000 0 0
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same 8,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of the same 14,500 0 0
the same term, in part of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 1717 4,000 0 0
(total receipts 36,500l.)
total charge and receipts £37,078 10
Discharge. £ s. d.
Repayment of Principal Money:
Principal money payable within the time of the last Accompt but paid within the time of this Accompt; on the Third Course of Payment
250 0 0
Principal money in course of payment within the time of this Accompt: on 65 Orders in the Third Course, 4,160l.; on 51 Orders in the Fourth Course, 6,710l. 10,870 0 0
11,120 0 0
Interest paid off within the time of this Accompt:
Interest due on the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt:
Interest to 31 Oct. 1716 on the Principal money in the Third Course of Payment which was payable within the time of the preceding Accompt
11 8
Interest due on the Principal money payable within the time of this Accompt:
on the Third Course to 30 April 1717
54 15
on the Fourth Course to 30 April 1717 and to 2 Nov. 1717 93 17
148 12
arrears of Interest directed within the time of preceding Accompts, but paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed 36 12 0
Interest paid according to directions made out within the time of this Accompt 24,358 8 0
(total payments of Interest within the time of this Accompt 24,555l. 1s. 4d.)
salaries and incidents:
salaries and other allowances: Thomas Burdus, this Accomptant, as Paymaster, year to Xmas 1717, 300l.; Thomas Spence, Comptroller, same time, 300l.; John Stone, Auditor, 50l.; Joseph Huddlestone, for office rent to Xmas 1717, 53l.
703 0 0
incident charges: William Wenman, late Paymaster, for Treasury and Exchequer Fees, detailed 39 0 8
742 0 8
total payments and allowances £36,417 2 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted £661 8
Declared 10 June 1719.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERY FOR 1711: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 84 [A.O.1/1550/84].

Sir Andrew Chadwick, late Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711 under the Act 9 Anne [c. 6].

29 March 1717 to 26 March 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last preceding Accompt 742 10 4
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in further part of 135,000l. (sic) for Principal and Interest for the year from 29 Sept. 1716
50,000 0 0
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in full of the same 9,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for ditto for the year from 29 Sept. 1716 (sic) 37,009 18 8
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in further part of the same 6,125 14
(total receipts 102,135l. 13s.d.)
total charge and receipts £102,878 3
Discharge. £ s. d.
Principal money paid off: to the Proprietors of one Order in the 7th Course, 40l.; ditto of one Order in the 12th Course, 50l.; ditto of one Order in the 13th Course, 10l.; ditto of one Order in the 15th Course, 20l.; ditto of ten Orders in the 17th Course, 340l.; ditto of four Orders in the 18th Course, 310l.; ditto of 16 Orders in the 19th Course, 1,400l.; ditto of 136 Orders in the 20th Course, 11,740l.; ditto of 82 Orders in the 21st Course, 5,080l. 18,990 0 0
Interest of the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
in the 7th Course; 2½ years to Lady Day 1714
6 0 0
in the 12th Course; 1½ years to Lady Day 1715 4 10 0
in the 13th Course; year to Michaelmas 1715 0 12 0
in the 15th Course; ditto ditto 1 4 0
in the 17th Course; varying periods to Ladyday and Michaelmas 1716 12 18 0
in the 18th Course; ditto to Michaelmas 1716 12 18 0
in the 19th Course; ditto to Michaelmas 1716 and Ladyday 1717 46 4 0
in the 20th Course; ditto to Ladyday 1717 444 6 0
in the 21st Course; ditto ditto 163 16 0
692 8 0
arrears of Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
arrears due at Michaelmas 1712
18 12 0
ditto at Ladyday 1713 8 8 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1713 8 8 0
ditto at Ladyday 1714 51 6 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1714 21 6 0
ditto at Ladyday 1715 12 18 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1715 25 4 0
ditto at Ladyday 1716 39 6 0
ditto at Michaelmas 1716 254 14 0
440 2 0
Interest due within the time of this Accompt i.e. to Midsummer 1717: to the proprietors of Orders in lieu of tickets in the several courses from the 21st to the 150th inclusive, detailed 80,249 8 0
(total for Interest as above 81,381l. 18s. 0d.)
Principal subscribed for ready money, pursuant to the Act 3 George I [c. 7], detailed 120 0 0
Interest due on such Orders as were subscribed for ready money, detailed 1 16 0
salaries and allowances: Sir Andrew Chadwick, this Accomptant, year to 25 March 1718, 500l.; Matthew Vernon, Comptroller, same time, 500l.; Sir Charles Farnaby, Auditor, 150l.; Lord William Poulett, for repairing the house belonging to him as a Teller of the Exchequer and used for the Comptroller's office, 25l.; rent, to Charles Bridgeman for the Executors of John, Lord Viscount Fitzharding, to Basil Firebrass as attorney to Hester, Countess Dowager of Denbigh and Desmond as Administratrix of Basil, late Earl of Denbigh and Desmond and to Lord William Powlett, 192l. 16s. 0d. 1,367 16 0
incidents etc., detailed, since the Office was vacated:
William Glanville, Comptroller, for incidents, 83l. 7s. 6d.; Matthew Vernon, Comptroller, for incidents, 118l.; William Fortescue, for Principal and Interest of an Order in the 21st Course, 20l. 12s.; David Boucheret, for ditto in the 20th Course, 12l. 14s.; the proprietors of an Order in the 128th Course, 23l. 5s.; Lord William Poulett for house repairs, 67l. 18s.d.; John Stone, late Auditor of the Lottery, 10l.; Sir Andrew Chadwick, this Accomptant, for incidents (Treasury fees, advertisements, clerk hire etc.), 229l. 14s. 8d.
565 11 10½
total payments and allowances £102,427 1 10½
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 14 December 1723.
£451 1

Footnotes

  • 1. The Roll has 3 George, an obvious mistake.
  • 2. The Roll has 1717.