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Declared Accounts: Excise

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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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Excise

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1081, ROLL 742 [A.O. 1/1081/742].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money to be further accompted for 54,749 8
remaining due from sundry brewers etc. in the Country 33,519 19
resting due from ditto in London 13,166 4
remaining due from several former Country Collectors etc. 26,726 19
resting due from present ditto 2,648 13
ditto from several Collectors of [the Duty on] Imported Liquors in London port 271 11
ditto from ditto in the Outports 965 11
ditto from Richard Butler upon bond for the same in Plymouth 37 13 4
ditto from several persons concerned in collecting the Duties on Coffee, Cyder and Mead etc. in London 1,316 8 8
ditto from the Treasurer of the Navy, for bills drawn upon him 99 6 1
resting to be accompted for by noblemen and others 18,723 12
and remaining imprested to the Commissioners or their Cashier 500 0 0
152,725 7
Receipts: the whole produce of the Revenues of Excise for the year to 24 June 1718:
the produce of the Country Collections
801,688 9
ditto within London, Westminster and the Bills of Mortality 361,963 18 10
ditto of the Excise for Imported Liquors in London port and the Outports 22,472 7
the King's part of fines in London to 24 June 1717, received by the Cashier from Mr. Haines, clerk to the Register of the Commissioners 100 16 10½
1,186,225 12
overbalances:
balance due to Edward Pilsworth, junior [as in previous years]
8 2 8
overbalances due to Country Collectors, detailed 480 11 3
ditto to Collectors in the Outports, ditto 8 10
497 4
the gross produce of the Duty on Sweets, being intermixed in vouchers with Exciseable Liquors 44 1
total charge and receipts £1,339,492 6 5
Discharge.
Overbalances due to Collectors and others from the preceding Accompt:
to Edward Pilsworth, junior [as in previous Accompts]
8 2 8
to Country Collectors, detailed 244 14 7
to Collectors in the Outports, ditto 7 10
260 7 11¼
salaries, etc.:
salaries of Country Collectors etc.
70,569 17
riding charges of Collectors etc. 4,587 5 0
incident charges disbursed by them 1,538 14
taxes assessed on Officers 5,751 0
charges in returning money to London 548 8 10¾
John Brougham, John Whetham and Roger Gale, three Commissioners of Excise, for their travelling charges to take a view 229 14
83,225 0 3
allowances for exports etc. in the Country:
allowed for exciseable liquors exported as merchandize
1,338 4
allowed pursuant to Justices' Warrants in the Country 347 3 5
allowed the fishermen of Great Yarmouth for the Duty on Strong Beer provided for their North Sea and Herring fishing; year to Michaelmas 1717 160 0 0
1,845 7
allowances for exports etc. granted by the Commissioners in London:
allowed to sundry brewers for beer exported
541 11
allowed for cyder exported 8 6 3
allowed to sundry brewers for overcharges 234 8 8
allowed to several distillers for low wines and spirits overcharged 10 15 8
allowed for cyder overcharged 42 4 10¾
837 7
allowances in London port and the Outports:
allowed the Collector, London port, for incidents
684 12 3
allowed for brandy overcharged 13 9 6
allowed poundage and salaries to the Collectors of the Duties on Imported Liquors in the Outports 247 12
incident charges there 228 12 6
loss by the reduction of guineas there 2 2 6
allowed for returns of money 0 10 0
allowed for brandy overentered there 4 15 4
1,181 14
ready money received and particularly accompted for 1,093,652 6
total payments and allowances £1,181,002 3 10¾
and there remains £158,490 2
whereof the nett money unaccompted for, to be charged in the next Accompt 60,887 13 11¾
money remaining in arrear and unpaid on brewers, victuallers and others in the several Counties etc. in England and Wales 33,259 7
ditto in London (beer and ale 4,562l. 18s.d., strong waters 1,143l. 1s. 11¾d., low wines 2,470l. 4s.d., coffee 2,832l. 5s. 10d., cyder 1,340l. 11s.d., meath 490l. 12s. 1d., sweets 329l. 8s. 11d.) 13,169 3
46,428 11
arrears unpaid by Collectors and others for the balances of their Accompts and bills of exchange, detailed (much as in previous Rolls e.g. Vol. XXVIII, p. ccclxxxix but after Charles Wind, late Collector, Chester, adding) Thomas Breten, late Collector, Hants.; Paulet Asterley, late Collector, Tiverton; Ezekiel Polstead, late Collector, Lichfield; William Hunt, late Collector, York; Richard Lanham, late Collector, Marlbro' for Thomas Crabbs's two bills unpaid; Henry Goodere, late Collector, Canterbury; John Brennand, late Collector, Chester; William Melton, late Collector, Essex 26,720 14
remaining in arrears and unpaid by several Collectors for the balances of this year's Accompts 2,537 14
ditto from Edward Hern, late Collector of [the Duty on] Imported Liquors, London port, 101l. 9s.d.; and from John Franks and John Courtney for the Duty on Brandy there 1,170l. 2s. 271 11
2,809 5 10¼
ditto for overbalances due from several former and present Collectors in the Outports on the Excise on Imported Liquors of this year 966 16
ditto from Richard Butler, late Collector, Plymouth port, for the Duty on Brandy in bond, detailed 37 13 4
1,004 10
ditto for balances due from several Collectors and others in London, detailed:
London distillery, Low wines and spirits
389 19 8
London coffee 329 18
London cyder 142 9
London meath 447 8
London sweets 6 12 0
1,316 8 8
and remaining unpaid on several bills of exchange drawn on the Treasurer of the Navy, detailed 99 6 1
(total remaining in arrear and unpaid by Collectors and others 31,950l. 5s.d.)
depending upon several Noblemen and others [as in previous years]
18,723 12
imprest money in the hands of the Commissioners or their Cashiers 500 0 0
total of the supers to balance this Accompt £158,490 2
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 918, ROLL 131 [A.O. 1/918/131].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioners hands as by the end of the last precedent Cash Accompt 18,920 18 8
and depending upon divers late Sub-Commissioners and others [as in previous Accounts] 53,826 0 2
Receipts: money received out of the Revenues of Excise within the time of this Accompt:
on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise to 1 Aug. 1714:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
0 15
on ditto to 29 Sept. 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
0 19 11½
Xmas quarter 1717 5 0 2
Ladyday quarter 1718 3 3 11¼
9 4
on ditto from 29 Sept. 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
131,693 12
Xmas quarter 1717 120,204 12
Ladyday quarter 1718 125,388 7 11
Midsummer quarter 1718 132,472 1 2
509,758 13 9
on the Additional 9d. for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
42,449 7 7
Xmas quarter 1717 38,524 0
Ladyday quarter 1718 39,404 16 10¼
Midsummer quarter 1718 42,175 5 11
162,553 10
on the Additional 9d. for 16 years from 17 May 1697:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
44,909 18
Xmas quarter 1717 41,905 0
Ladyday quarter 1718 40,509 12 2
Midsummer quarter 1718 43,785 10
171,110 1
on the Additional or Bank 9d. from 17 May 1697:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
42,449 7
Xmas quarter 1717 38,524 0
Ladyday quarter 1718 39,404 16
Midsummer quarter 1718 42,175 5 11¾
162,553 10
on the Additional 3d. on Beer, Ale, Cyder etc. from 26 March 1710 for 32 years:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16,541 2 10½
Xmas quarter 1717 15,065 10 3
Ladyday quarter 1718 15,603 4
Midsummer quarter 1718 16,532 15
63,742 13
on Low Wines and Spirits of the First Extraction, from 24 June 1710 for 96 years:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
8,263 5
Xmas quarter 1717 8,212 18
Lady day quarter 1718 7,826 4 6
Midsummer quarter 1718 8,753 14
33,056 3
and on money received in part of London Fines and Penalities adjudged against brewers and others 100 16 10½
total charge and receipts £1,175,632 8
Discharge.
Salaries of the Commissioners and other Officers and clerks of the Excise etc..
George Townesend, Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, bt., Christopher Montague, James Vernon, John Whetham, Sir William Ashhurst, William Carr, Roger Gale and John Brougham, the nine Commissioners; year to Ladyday 1718
7,200 0 0
Thomas Goodman, John Shorter, James Montagu, Peter Hussey and Duncomb Drake, five Commissioners for Appeals; same time 1,000 0 0
the Officers attending upon the Commissioners for Appeals, named etc.; same time 180 0 0
Sir Basil Dixwell, bt., Auditor of the Excise, for himself and clerks; same time 700 0 0
Edmund Elwill, Comptroller of the Excise, ditto; same time 1,320 0 0
John Bruere, a Clerk in the Comptroller's Office; same time 80 0 0
Edmund Naylor, Secretary to the Commissioners of Excise, ditto; same time 450 0 0
Thomas Yarburgh, Register, and John Haines, his clerk; same time 390 0 0
the General Receivers and Cashiers, for themselves and clerks; same time 1,574 0 0
John Ellis, Solicitor, for salary and additional salary; same time 350 0 0
Richard Hill, a Tellor; same time 80 0 0
Mrs. Mary Howard, Housekeeper; same time 250 0 0
John Lawton, Clerk of the Securities; same time 100 0 0
the several Under-Officers; detailed by quarters 12,026 9
Thomas Frederick, for rent of his house in St. Olave in the Old Jewry, for the Grand Office of Excise; same time 264 0 0
Thomas Porter, for coach houses and stables; same time 50 0 0
26,014 9
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others, and for necessary and incident charges:
John Hatley, Edward Castle & Co., Robert Vincent, Benjamin Colebatch, Elizabeth Jansen, for stationery wares; Elianor James for printed goods; Edmund Naylor, John Gibbons, Henry Buck, Gervas Clark, John Ellis, Elizabeth Gibbons, John Lawton, for charges and disbursements; John Ogden, Deputy Auditor, for charges; John Gillham, joiner; John Cooke, ironmonger; John Hall, blacksmith; Thomas Stone, clockmaker; Thomas Hawley, gunsmith; Matthew Jarman, glazier; Nathaniel Jackson, yardman, for brooms; John Staplehorn, bricklayer; Thomas Dance, plasterer; Joseph Thompson, painter; William Cramwell, tallow chandler; Joseph Brand, plumber; Arthur Osborn, upholsterer; Jeremiah Garrard, tinman
3,768 12 6
Spencer Compton, Treasurer to the Prince of Wales, for the Prince's yearly allowance from the Excise 40,000 0 0
Charles, Duke of Cleveland, for his yearly pension to Ladyday 1718 4,000 0 0
Charles, Duke of Grafton, for his yearly pension of 3,000l. and the Dowager Duchess of Grafton, for ditto of 1,000l. ditto 4,000 0 0
Mary, Duchess Dowager of Northumberland, for ditto of 1,000l.; ditto 1,000 0 0
Grace, Countess of Granville, for ditto of 1,500l. and Katherine, Lady Dowager Gower, mother and guardian of John, Lord Gower, for ditto of 1,500l.; ditto 3,000 0 0
Henry, Earl of Grantham, for ditto of 2,000l.; ditto 2,000 0 0
Ann, Duchess of Buccleuch, in part of 5,000l. per an. 2,500 0 0
payments by Treasury Warrant:
Inferior Officers' Taxes, 1,063l. 7s.; the Cashier's charges at the Exchequer 218l. 18s. 8d.
1,282 5 8
payments for exports, overcharges etc.: to several persons, named, for exports, detailed 283 15 11½
ditto, for overcharges, detailed 33 0 5
to the order of John Alford, in full of 120l. paid into the Excise Office for an office receipt on Francis Davis, Collector, Bristol, which receipt was returned unsatisfied; and allowed John Cantrell, Collector, Taunton, for the balance due to him 122 17
loss by reduction of guineas etc. in the Receiver's hands 117 9
557 3 6
(total for salaries etc. 88,122l. 10s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, after 29 Sept. 1715, for the King's life and more for the 3,700l. weekly for annuities
433,984 3 10½
out of the Additional or Fund 9d. for 99 years 156,180 19 3
out of the Additional 9d. for 16 years, continued 164,709 18 1
out of the Additional or Bank 9d. 156,180 19 3
out of the Additional 3d. 61,563 3
out of Low Wines etc. 32,809 14 10½
and for part of Fines and Penalties adjudged against brewers etc. 100 16 10½
1,005,529 15 7
total payments and allowances £1,093,652 6
remains £81,980 1 10
whereof depending on sundry late Sub-Commissioners and others [as in previous Accounts] 53,826 0 2
and upon the Commissioners of Excise:
for money imprested to the Cashier for incidents
500 0 0
for ditto to the Secretary for ditto 200 0 0
for ditto to the Storekeeper for ditto 150 0 0
850 0 0
and for the money arising out of:
the Hereditary and Temporary Excise to 29 Sept. 1715
12,210 8 9
the Additional 9d. for 99 years 3,896 17 11¾
the Additional 9d. for 16 years, continued 4,029 17
the Additional or Bank 9d. 3,896 18 0
the Additional 3d. from 25 March 1710 1,770 9
the Duty on Low Wines from Midsummer 1710 1,499 9 1
sundry items not carried forward in weekly distribution 0 1
27,304 1 8
£81,980 1 10
Declared 30 October 1719.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1081, ROLL 743, PART 1 [A.O.1/1081/743/1].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Receipts: the whole duty and produce of the Duty on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, 24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718:
Gross produce in Country Inland Collections:
malt at 6d. a bushel
691,596 4
cyder at 4s. a hogshead 12,143 8 1
compounders 4,447 12 6
the King's share of fines 347 7
interest on bills of exchange returned and protested 5 6 10¾
surcharges from the Examiner's Office, London 7 17 10½
malt clandestinely made 1 16 0
708,549 13
gross produce in London:
malt at 6d. a bushel
1,122 4 4
cyder at 4s. a hogshead 1,152 17 81
2,275 2
gross produce in London port:
mum at 10s. a barrel
142 18 6
cyder at 4s. a hogshead 5 12 4
148 10 10
gross produce in the Outports:
mum at 10s. a barrel
17 19
cyder at 4s. a hogshead 13 13 0
31 12
(total produce as above 711,004Z. 18s.d.)
balances due from Collectors, detailed, on their preceding Accompts 17 2
overbalances (by Collectors and districts) 625 6
money added proper to arrear Accompt 619 10
£712,266 17 11
Discharge.
Overbalances due to Country Collectors on their preceding Accompts 138 15 8
salaries etc.:
salaries to Country Collectors etc.
40,703 17 11¾
riding charges in the Country 2,236 16 0
incident charges disbursed by Collectors etc. 841 19 11
charges in returning money to London 434 8 10¾
taxes assessed on Officers 3,428 14 11¾
poundage paid in the Outports 2 2 10
John Brougham, John Whetham and Roger Gale, three Commissioners, for their travelling charges 153 2 10¼
47,801 3
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed the Duty on malt and cyder exported as merchandize
53,022 6 0
allowed by Justices' Warrants 881 16
allowed for cyder overcharged in London 13 2 5
53,917 4
(total for salaries etc. as above 101,718l. 8s. 2d.)
ready money received and particularly accompted for 291,890 17 11¼
total payments and allowances £393,748 1
there remains £318,518 16
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid at the time of the determination of this Accompt by sundry maltsters and others in the Country 4,780 5
remaining due from sundry ditto in London 0 9
ditto from sundry Country Collectors 37 14 1
and from Francis Medcalf, Southampton port 0 16 0
4,819 4 8
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners for cash in the Cashier's hands 24,442 18
ditto for money received from Country Collectors after Midsummer 1718 288,857 11
ditto for cash received from Collectors in the Outports ditto 18 0
ditto on Accompt of London port 2 8
ditto on accompt of sundry maltsters and cydermakers in London 378 12 11
313,699 11
£318,518 16
Declared 4 April 1722.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 918, ROLL 132 [A.O.1/918/132].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioner's hands:
out of the Duty on Malt from 24 June 1717, none, this being the first Accompt
nil
out of ditto to 23 June 1717 10,179 0 10¼
out of ditto to 23 June 1716 312 1 9
out of ditto to 23 June 1715 194 9
out of ditto to 23 June 1714 90 1
out of ditto to 23 June 1713 95 1
out of ditto to 23 June 1712 4 5
out of ditto to 23 June 1707 2 2
out of the Duty on Sweets from 25 March 1707 19 17 2
out of the Old Duty on Malt and Leather 0 0
10,897 1
and remaining upon Thomas Tresham, a late Officer in the Excise, part of 982l. 9s. 682 9 0
Receipts: money received out of the Malt Duties during the time of this Accompt:
on the Duty on Malt from 24 June 1717
316,333 16
on ditto to 23 June 1717 295,365 5
on ditto to 23 June 1716 289 17 11¼
on ditto to 23 June 1715 110 7
on ditto to 23 June 1714 30 6 4
on ditto to 23 June 1713, 1712, 1711, 1710, 1709 and 1708 21 16 7
on ditto to 23 June 1707, 1706, 1705, 1704 and 1703 5 17 11¼
on the Duty on Sweets for 99 years from 25 March 1707 208 14 3
612,966 2
total charge and receipts £624,545 12
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Salaries:
John, Lord Delawarr and Edward Pauncfort, Receivers General, for themselves and a clerk; year to Ladyday 1718
376 0 0
Edmund Elwell, Comptroller of the Malt Duty, for his Deputy and two clerks; same time 140 0 0
Sir Basil Dixwell, bt., Auditor for this Duty, and John Ogden, his Deputy; same time 80 0 0
Anthony Cossens and John Tooker, Accomptants General; same time 160 0 0
five Assistant Accomptants; same time 300 0 0
John Lawton, Clerk of the Securities and Samuel Johnson, Correspondent; same time 100 0 0
George Preston, Assistant Doorkeeper; same time 5 0 0
Edward Willet, Accomptant for the London Distillery; same time 10 0 0
Joseph Fowke, Assistant to the Clerk of the Diaries; same time 50 0 0
an Assistant to the Clerk of the Stores; same time 40 0 0
Thomas Denny, Messenger; same time 50 0 0
John Francis Billman, Richard Hill junior and Bartholomew Bruere, two Receivers; same time 120 0 0
a Chief Examiner of the Country Officers' Books; same time 101 17 1
several Examiners; same time 313 11
Gervas Clark, Doorkeeper; same time 54 4
1,900 13
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others:
Edward Castle, John Hatley, Robert Vincent and Benjamin Colebatch for stationery wares; Elianor James, for printed goods; Edmund Naylor, Secretary, John Gibbons late Clerk of the Stores, Gervas Clark, Doorkeeper, for disbursements; John Ellis, Solicitor, for law charges; John Gillham, joiner; John Cooke, ironmonger; John Hall, blacksmith; William Cranwell, tallow chandler; Matthew Jarman, glazier; Joseph Brand, plumber; John Staplehorn, bricklayer; Arthur Osborne, upholsterer; Jeremiah Garrard, tinman
2,054 2
payment by Treasury Warrant:
Inferior Officers' taxes, 229l. 13s.; the Cashier, for Exchequer fees etc., 133l. 16s. 11d.
363 9 11
overbalances etc.:
to several Collectors for overbalances
342 4 11¼
for cyder and sweets overcharged and for loss by reduction of guineas 40 11
for malt exported; out of the Act from 24 June 1717, 4,154l. 10s. 6d.; out of the Act to 23 June 1717, 3,297l. 10s.; out of the Act to 23 June 1716, 124l. 1s. 6d. 7,576 2 0
7,958 18 4
(total allowed as above 12,277l. 4s.d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Malt Duty from 24 June 1717
284,945 13 10
out of ditto to 23 June 1717 301,272 7 1
out of ditto to 23 June 1716 410 3 9
out of ditto to 23 June 1715 288 4 1
out of ditto to 23 June 1714 9 19 0
out of the Duty on Sweets 179 3 10
587,105 11 7
total payments and allowances £599,382 15 10¾
there remains £25,162 16
and depending on Thomas Tresham, late Excise Officer, part of 982l. 9s. 682 9 0
and on Edmund Naylor, Secretary, for money imprested to him for malt incident charges 100 0 0
and on the Commissioners of Excise:
out of the Malt Duty Act from 23 June 1717
24,342 18
out of ditto to 23 June 1717 9 18
out of ditto to 23 June 1716 0 8
out of ditto to 23 June 1715 0 0
out of the Duty on Sweets from 25 March 1707 27 2
out of the Malt Duty to 20 July 1699 and out of the Leather Duty to 20 April 1700 0 0
24,380 7
£25,162 16
Declared 30 October 1719.
Editor's Note: An Abstract follows with Arabic numerals.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: HOPS: GENERAL ACCOUNT

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1081/743, PART 5 [A.O.1/1081/743/5].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money to be further accompted for 3,812 8
remaining due from sundry hop planters etc. in the Country Collections 1,417 18
resting due from present Country Collectors 23 3
4,983 10
Receipts: the whole duty and produce of the Duty on Hops, 24 July 1717 to 24 July 1718 56,644 13
overbalances paid into the Excise Office, London, by Collectors, named with their districts 381 18
money due to Thomas Ellis on an office receipt 5 19 5
ditto to Henry Goodere for money paid 0 0
ditto to Peniston Astry, Collector of Surrey 13 19 6
money proper to next year's Accompt 100 16 3
120 15
total charge and receipts £60,130 17
Discharge.
Overbalances due to Thomas Ellis, to Richard Backwell and to several Country Collectors 97 10 8
Salaries:
salaries to Supervisors etc. in the Country
1,044 17
incident charges disbursed by Collectors etc. 97 8 0
charges of returning money to London 32 17
Commissioners' travelling charges 15 3
1,190 7
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed for hops, exported as merchandize
1,263 15 0
allowed by Justices' Warrants in the Country 9 11
1,273 6
(total for salaries etc. as above, 2,463l. 13s.d.)
ready money received and particularly accompted for 49,611 0 11½
total payments and allowances £52,172 4 11¼
then remains £7,958 12
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry hop planters etc. in the Country 1,576 15
and remaining due from sundry Country Collectors 65 16
1,642 11 7
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners of Excise for the balance of the Cash Accompt in the Cashier's hands 2,041 10
and for money received from sundry Country Collectors after 24 June 1718 4,274 10 2
6,316 0
£7,958 12
Declared 16 May 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: HOPS: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 918, ROLL 133 [A.O.1/918/133].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioner's hands, as by the end of the last precedent Cash Accompt of Hops 1,040 9 11½
Receipts: money received out of the Duty on Hops within the time of this Accompt:
for the Duty on Hops from 1 June 1711
56 19
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1715 49,955 2
50,012 1
total charge and receipts £51,052 11
Discharge.
Salaries to the clerks etc. employed on the Hop Duties:
Edward Pauncfort, Receiver General, for two clerks, 20l.; Anthony Cossens and John Tooker, Accomptants General, 40l.; an Assistant Accomptant, 60l.; an Assistant to the Clerk of the Securities, 40l.; Alexander Tulidah, clerk in the Auditor's Office, 12l.; Jonathan Rigg, clerk in the Comptroller's Office, 12l.; John Ellis, Solicitor, for himself and clerks, 12l.
196 0 0
payments to tradesmen and others:
John Hatley and Benjamin Colebatch for stationery wares; Edmund Naylor, Secretary; Henry Buck, Storekeeper, and Gervas Clark, Doorkeeper, for disbursements; Edmund Castle and Co. and Robert Vincent, for stationery wares; Elianor James for printed wares; John Ellis, Solicitor, for law charges; John Hall, blacksmith
293 8 10¼
payments under Treasury Warrant for Inferior Officers' taxes and for the Cashier's charges at the Exchequer 34 3 4
£ s. d.
payments to exports and to loss by gold coins:
for exports
3,139 3
for loss by gold coins 1 6
3,140 10
(total allowed as above 3,664l. 2s. 7d.)
payments into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Duty on Hops from 1 Aug. 1715
45,906 19 8
out of ditto from 1 June 1711 39 18
45,946 18
total payments and allowances £49,611 0 11½
then remains £1,441 10
whereof depending on Gervas Clarke, Doorkeeper, for money imprested for incidents 100 0 0
and depending on the Commissioners of Excise 1,341 10
£1,441 10
Declared 30 October 1719.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CANDLES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1081, ROLL 743, PART 2 [A.O.1/1081/743/2].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money to be further accompted for 14,021 19
remaining due from sundry tallow-chandlers etc. in the Country Collections 554 13
resting due from ditto in London 62 6
ditto from present Collectors in the Country 365 15 11½
15,004 14 9
Receipts: the whole produce of the Duties on Candles, 24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718:
the produce of the several Country Collections
91,943 0
ditto within London and Westminster and the Bills of Mortality 43,696 5
135,639 5
overbalances paid in by sundry Collectors, named with their Collections 155 6
total charge and receipts £150,799 6
Discharge.
Overbalances due to several Collectors from the preceding Accompt 207 5
salaries etc.:
salaries to Country Collectors etc.
7,232 10 10
riding charges in Sheffield Collection 25 4 0
incident charges disbursed by Collectors etc. 241 18
taxes assessed on Officers 575 15
charges of returning money to London 55 19
John Brougham, John Whetham and Roger Gale, three Commissioners of Excise, for their travelling charges 39 5
8,170 12 11½
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed in the Country for candles exported as merchandize
860 13
allowed by Justices' Warrant in the Country 21 18
allowed for candles overcharged in London 5 14 11
888 6
(total allowed for salaries etc. as above 9,058l. 19s. 5d.)
ready money received and particularly accompted for 125,226 18 2
total payments and allowances £134,493 2 11¾
then remains £16,306 3
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry tallow chandlers etc. in the Country at the time of the determination of this Accompt 1,038 6
ditto by ditto in London ditto on stock in hand, growing Duty and compositions 81 1
resting due from sundry late and present Country Collectors 162 11
1,281 19
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners of Excise for cash in the Cashier's hands 942 15
ditto for money received of sundry Country Collectors after 24 June 1718 9,979 6
ditto for ditto of sundry tallow-chandlers etc. in London ditto 4,101 11 1
part of a candle bill writ off to Callicoes, 15 Sept. 1714, to make good a bill of Mr. Lanham, Marlbro' Collection 0 11
15,024 4
£16,306 3
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CANDLES: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 918, ROLL 135 [A.O.1/918/135].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioners' hands, as by the end of the last precedent Cash Accompt of Candles 1,745 5
and remaining imprested to Gervas Clarke, Doorkeeper, for incidents 150 0 0
Receipts: money received out of the Duties on Candles within the time of this Accompt:
out of the Duty from 25 March 1711
62,120 5
out of ditto from 1 May 1715 62,120 5 3
and on accompt of London fines 33 18 2
124,274 8
total charge and receipts £126,169 13 11½
Discharge.
Salaries:
Edward Pauncfort, Secretary, for two clerks: year to Ladyday 1718
100 0 0
Isaac Hide, Accomptant General; same time 70 0 0
Thomas Wyvill, Accomptant for London and Country and to an Assistant; same time 140 0 0
an Assistant to the Clerk of the Stores; same time 45 0 0
George Preston, Assistant Doorkeeper; same time 5 0 0
Francis Oldham and William Johnson, two Examiners of Candles; same time 110 0 0
an Assistant to the Clerk of the Securities; same time 20 0 0
Robert Shawter, Messenger; same time 50 0 0
Edmund Elwell, Comptroller, for two clerks; same time 108 0 0
Alexander Tulidah, a clerk in the Auditor's Office; same time 48 0 0
John Ellis, Solicitor, for himself and clerk; 1£ years to Ladyday 1718 72 0 0
Thomas Davison, a General Surveyor; year to Ladyday 1718 125 0 0
eight Surveyors; same time 435 8 4
33 Officers for surveying wax- and tallow-candles; same time 1,625 0 0
Samuel Johnson, Assistant Officer 25 18 11½
George Clark, Doorkeeper, for salaries by him paid 34 17
3,014 4
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others:
John Hartley, Robert Vincent, Benjamin Colebatch, Elizabeth Jansen and Edward Castle and Co., for stationery wares; Elianor James, for printed wares; Edmund Naylor, Secretary, for his bill of disbursements; John Gibbons, late Clerk of the Stores, and Henry Buck, succeeding him, for disbursements; Gervas Clark, Doorkeeper, ditto; John Ellis, Solicitor, for Law charges; John Gilham, joiner; John Cook, ironmonger; John Hall, blacksmith; John Stapleton, bricklayer; Matthew Jarman, glazier; Joseph Brand, plumber; William Cranwell, tallow-chandler; Arthur Osborne, upholsterer; Jeremiah Garrard, tinman
1,238 13 10½
payments by Treasury Warrants:
for Inferior Officers' taxes 264l. 12s.; the Cashier for Exchequer charges etc. 33l. 12s. 1d.
298 4 1
payments for a balance, for loss by gold coins and for exports:
paid to John Ferryman for a balance, 13s. 5d. and for loss by reduction of guineas etc. 31l. 14s.d.
32 7
money allowed for candles exported 183 4 2
215 11 10¾
(total allowed as above 4,766l. 14s.d.)
payments into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Duty on Candles from 25 March 1711
60,201 7
out of ditto from 1 May 1715 60,201 7 10
out of ditto from 1 May 1710 23 9 9
part of fines and penalties adjudged against tallow-chandlers 33 18 2
120,460 3
total payments and allowances £125,226 18 2
and then remains £942 15
whereof depending on Gervas Clark, doorkeeper, for money imprested to him for incidents 100 0 0
and on John Gibbons, late Storekeeper, for ditto 50 0 0
and on Edmund Naylor, Secretary, for ditto 45 0 0
and on Henry Buck, Storekeeper, for ditto 45 0 0
240 0 0
and on the Commissioners of Excise 702 15
£942 15
Declared 30 October 1719.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GILT AND SILVER WIRE AND STARCH: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1081, ROLL 743, PART 4 [A.O.1/1081/743/4].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money to be further accompted for 3,964 11
remaining due from sundry starchmakers etc. in the Country Collections 313 17 9
ditto from ditto in London 211 17
resting due from present Country Collectors 26 11
4,516 18
Receipts: the whole produce for charging the Duties on Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch, 24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718:
the produce of British Starch, the growing Duty in the Country Collections
4,111 5 1
the produce of the whole revenues of Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch in London, Westminster and the Bills of Mortality 13,572 10
Gilt and Silver Wire relanded in London port 1l. 3s. 4d.; a balance paid to John Cantrell, late Collector, Taunton, 12s.d.; salaries overcharged in London 3l. 15s.; a balance due to Simon Lemon, senior, 6l. 15s. 12 5
17,696 1
overbalances paid in by Collectors, named with their Districts 26 8 11¼
total charge and receipts £22,239 8 8
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Overbalances due to Country Collectors from preceding Accompts 26 11 11½
salaries etc.:
salaries to Country Collectors etc.
57 16 8
Inferior Officers' taxes repaid 3 0 0
charges in returning money to London 2 16 10
incident charges disbursed by Collectors etc. 7 7
71 0
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed for starch exported as merchandize
18 16 7
allowed by Justices' Warrants in the Country 21 14 1
allowed for starch overcharged in the Bills of Mortality per Commissioners' orders 0 17 10
by cash from soap proper to this Accompt 0 0
41 8
(total for salaries etc. 112l. 9s.d.)
ready money received and particularly accompted for 17,353 8 11¾
total payments and allowances £17,492 10 3
then remains £4,746 18 5
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid at the time of the determination of this Accompt by starch-makers etc. in the Country 410 1
resting in arrear and unpaid by ditto in London 211 17
remaining due from sundry Country Collectors 55 17
677 15
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners of Excise for the balance of the Cash Accompt in the Cashier's hands 405 8
ditto for money received of sundry Country Collectors after 24 June 1718 1,231 2
ditto for ditto of sundry refiners and starchmakers in London ditto 2,432 12 0
4,069 2 10½
£4,746 18 5
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GILT AND SILVER WIRE AND STARCH: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 918, ROLL 134 [A.O.1/918/134].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioners' hands, as by the end of the last precedent Cash Accompt of Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch 245 16
Receipts: money received out of the Duties on Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch within the time of this Accompt 17,492 9
more on accompt of London fines 16 17 3
and for an overpayment on the salary bill, Michaelmas quarter 1713 3 15 0
total charge and receipts £17,758 17
Discharge.
Salaries to Officers, clerks etc. attending to these Duties (by quarters) 432 4 11½
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others 117 9 7
payments by Treasury Warrant:
Inferior Officers' taxes 36l. 12s. 10½d.; the Cashier for Exchequer charges 9l. 14s.d.
46 6 10¾
payment to John Cantrell, late Collector, for a balance due 12s.d.; and for money lost by reduction of guineas etc. 1l. 5s.d. 1 17
payments for gilt and silver wire exported 1,707 3 6
(total allowed as above 2,305l. 2s.d.)
£ s. d.
payments into the Exchequer out of these Duties, detailed by dates 15,031 9 1
ditto out of part of fines and penalties adjudged against starch makers 16 17 3
15,048 6 4
total payments and allowances £17,353 8 11¾
then remains £405 8
whereof depending on Edmund Naylor, Secretary, for money imprested for incidents 2 10 0
and on Henry Buck, Storekeeper, for ditto 2 10 0
5 0 0
and on the Commissioners of Excise 400 8
£405 8
Declared 30 October 1719.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: SOAP, PAPER, ETC.: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 918, ROLL 136 [A.O.1/918/136].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioners' hands, as by the end of the last precedent Cash Accompt of Soap etc. 8,757 6 8
and remaining the money imprested to the doorkeeper and the storekeeper to defray incident charges 350 0 0
£ s. d.
Receipts: money received out of the Duties upon Soap etc. within the time of this Accompt:
on the Duty from 10 June 1712
124,355 19 10¾
on ditto from 2 Aug. 1714 85,339 1
money received on accompt of London fines 39 5 2
209,734 6 3
total charge and receipts £218,841 12 11
Discharge.
Salaries to clerks and others employed on these Duties 3,476 1 7
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others (by quarters) 962 2
payments under Treasury Warrants for Inferior Officers' taxes and for Exchequer charges incurred by the Cashier 293 12
balances due to Collectors and to loss on gold coins 31 11
payments for exports 13,295 2
ditto for soap consumed in the woollen manufacture and for overcharges 1,831 15
(total allowed as above 19,890l. 5s.d.)
£ s. d.
payments into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Duty from 10 June 1712
114,907 17
out of ditto from 2 Aug. 1714 76,643 9
on accompt of London fines 39 5 2
191,590 11 8
total payments and allowances £211,480 16 11½
and so remains £7,360 15 11½
whereof depending on Gervas Clarke, for money imprested for incidents 300 0 0
and on John Gibbons, late Storekeeper, for ditto 50 0 0
and on Edmund Naylor, Secretary, for ditto 52 10 0
and on Henry Buck, Storekeeper, for ditto 52 10 0
455 0 0
and on the Commissioners 6,905 15 11½
£7,360 15 11½
Declared 30 October 1719.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: SOAP, PAPER, ETC.: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1081, ROLL 743, PART 3 [A.O.1/1081/743/3].

The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money to be further accompted for 49,248 0 7
remaining due from sundry soap boilers etc. in the Country Collections 5,801 17 7
ditto ditto in London 758 6 6
resting due from several Country Collectors 271 2 4
money taken up by Benjamin Le Gross, late Assistant Accomptant 45 7 0
56,124 14 0
Receipts: the whole duty and produce of the Duties on soap, paper, callicoes and starch, 24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718:
the growing Duty in London, Westminster and the Bills of Mortality
128,061 3 11
ditto in the several Country Collections 101,855 7 10¼
229,916 11
Added to Cash the money overpaid on this Accompt, being proper to Candles 11s.d.; cash paid into the Office by Philip Bamford, Collector, Hereford 5s.; cash paid Collectors the balance due to them on their Accompts 14s. 10d.; balance due to Simon Lemon, starch maker, 6l. 15s.; due to the General Accompt of wire and starch 0½d. 8 6
overbalances, detailed by Collections and Collectors 301 2 6
total charge and receipts £286,350 14
Discharge. £ s. d.
Overbalances due to Collectors from their preceding Accompts 478 8
salaries etc.:
salaries to sundry Country Collectors etc.
3,088 11
taxes assessed on Officers 219 11 10
incident charges disbursed by Collectors etc. 291 9
charges of returning money to London 16 16
John Broughton, John Whetham and Roger Gale, three Commissioners of Excise, for travelling charges 39 5
3,555 15 1
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed to sundry persons in the Country the Duties on Soap etc. exported as merchandize
855 0
allowed one third of the Old Duty and the whole Additional Duty for Soap consumed in the woollen manufacture 7,854 13 11¼
allowed by Justices' Warrants in the Country for overcharges 39 12 54
allowed by the Commissioners for arrears in London 37 19 7
cash overpaid here, proper to Candles of the preceding year 0 11
8,787 17
money paid into the Office by George Harris, a security for Benjamin Le Gross 45 7 0
(total for salaries etc. as above 12,388l. 19s.d.)
ready money received and paid into the Exchequer 211,480 16 11½
total payments and allowances £224,348 4
then remains £62,002 9
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid at the determination of this General Accompt by sundry makers etc
in the Country
9,341 14
ditto ditto in London 817 15 0
resting due from Country Collectors 329 15
ditto from Benjamin Le Gross for money taken up of Thomas Saunders and Jonathan Marriott, soap makers, and converted to his own use 291 13 9
10,780 18
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners for the balance of the Cash Accompt in the Cashier's hands 7,360 15 11½
ditto for money received after 24 June 1718 from Country Collectors 22,981 17
ditto for ditto from soap makers etc. in London 20,878 17
51,221 11
£62,002 9
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HIDES AND SKINS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 647, ROLL 255 [A.O.1/647/255].

Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley, Bryan Fairfax and Sir Harcourt Master, Commissioners for the Duties on Hides and Skins and on Vellum and Parchment.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: depending on sundry tanners etc. at Midsummer 1717:
for the Old Duties from 24 June 1711
2,919 5
for the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712 1,826 11
4,745 16
on sundry Collectors ditto:
for the Old Duties 1711
897 6
for the Additional Duties 1712 333 11
1,230 18 2
on the Commissioners ditto:
for the Old Duties 1711
1,603 4
for the Additional Duties 1712 1,334 9
2,937 14
on Francis Sorrell, Secretary, for money imprested:
out of the Old Duties 1711
422 4
and on the late Commissioners, for arrears received after Midsummer 1717:
on the Old Duties 1711
23,341 5
on the Additional Duties 1712 14,030 7
37,371 12
(total arrears: out of the Old Duties 1711 29,183l. 5s. 11¼d. and out of the Additional Duties 1712 17,525l. 0s.d., in both 46,708l. 6s. 3d.)
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the Duties on Hides etc.;
the produce of the Old Duties 1711:
Bedford (Thomas Poole)
5,446 2 11
Bristol (Francis Somaster) 6,268 12
Canterbury (John Rogerson) 3,971 2
Caermarthen (John Picton) 1,827 6 11¾
Chester (William Husan) 5,431 9 10¼
Cornwall (Samuel Saunders) 2,033 11 10¾
Cumberland (Thomas Wallbanck) 3,154 12
Derby (William Archer) 5,410 10 11½
Dover (Thomas Cornelius) 7,339 3
Durham (John Hodgson) 3,302 10 11
Essex (Henry Marmion) 3,050 14
ditto (John Wyat) 4,484 2
Exeter (Stewkeley Goodwin) 4,785 13 10
Gloucester (Joseph Wheeler) 8,019 17 3
Isle of Wight (William Vessy) 207 11
Leeds (Mathew Slack) 6,740 14 10
Lichfield (George Lomax) 5,492 13
Lincoln (Thomas Billings) 3,324 7
Marlboro' (John Back) 6,808 9 6
Norwich (James Wrenn) 7,426 18 7
Richmond (John Brooke) 3,857 12
Sussex (Samuel Power) 4,657 6 6
ditto (Edmund Haddock) 3,212 11 5
Wales North (William Gough) 2,301 4 11½
and these Accomptants in London and within the Bills of Mortality 11,942 3
119,777 6 8
the produce of the Additional Duties 1712:
Bedford (Thomas Poole)
2,914 5
Bristol (Francis Somaster) 3,939 2
Canterbury (John Rogerson) 2,245 17 10
Caermarthen (John Picton) 1,085 4
Chester (William Huson) 3,036 19 9
Cornwall (Samuel Saunders) 1,100 16 11
Cumberland (Thomas Wallbanck) 1,809 7 11¾
Derby (William Archar) 3,154 7
Dorsett (Thomas Cornelius) 4,216 0
Durham (John Hodgson) 2,043 18
Essex (Henry Marmion) 1,920 0
ditto (John Wyatt) 2,888 9
Exeter (Stewkly Goodwin) 2,931 18
Gloucester (Joseph Wheeler) 4,711 19
Isle of Wight (William Vessey) 116 19 11¾
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 3,775 3 4
Litchfield (George Lomax) 3,253 10
Lincoln (Thomas Billings) 1,895 8
Marlbro' (John Back) 3,436 19
Norwich (James Wrenn) 4,064 6 8
Richmond (John Brook) 2,202 11 11¼
Sussex (Samuel Power) 2,670 10
ditto (Edmund Haddock) 1,869 18
Wales North (William Gough) 1,361 3
and these Accomptants in London and within the Bills of Mortality 7,600 9
70,245 9
money arising by fines and penalties, detailed by Collection:
chargeable on the Duties 1711
335 9
interest on bills of Exchange returned for non-payment; ditto:
on the Duties 1712
4 12 10½
on the Additional Duties 1712 1 1
5 14
(total receipts as above: for the Duties 1711 120,117l. 9s.d. and for the Additional Duties 1712 70,246l. 10s.d.; in both 190,363l. 19s.d.)
balances due to several late Collectors on their Accompts to Midsummer 1718 detailed by Collections:
on the Duties 1711
30 6 0
on the Additional Duties 1712 107 9
137 15
overpayments within the time of this Accompt; ditto:
on the Duties 1711
19 17
on the Additional Duties 1712 106 3 2
126 0
(total charged and receipts: on the Old Duties 1711 149,350l. 18s.d. and on the Additional Duties 1712 87,985l. 3s.d.)
£237,336 2
Discharge.
Overbalances due to Collectors from preceding Accompts; detailed by Collections:
on the Duties 1711
62 12
on the Additional Duties 1712 643 10
706 2 10¾
salaries and incidents:
salaries of the Commissioners and other Officers in London
3,487 9
salaries of the Country Collectors etc., detailed 22,599 16
incident charges in London 696 19
incident charges in the Country, detailed by Collections:
postage etc.
757 3 6
riding charges 1,223 9 0
Officers' taxes repaid 1,624 6
charges on remitting money to London 84 12
3,689 11
(total for salaries and incidents: out of the Duties 1711 2,305l. 15s. 7d. and out of the Additional Duties 1712 1,383l. 16s.d.; in all (salaries 26,087l. 5s. 10¾d. and incidents 4,386l. 11s.d.) 30,473l. 17s.d.);
repayments:
money repaid in London upon debentures for hides and skins exported
10,690 7 8
ditto in the several Country Collections for ditto:
Bristol
480 7
Canterbury 90 15 10
Carmarthen 4 1 2
Chester 491 16 2
Cornwall 5 12
Cumberland 23 18
Dorsett 448 2 10
Durham 18 17
Essex 15 10
Exeter 770 12 11
Lincoln 21 11 6
Norwich 393 13
Richmond 420 1
Sussex 16 7 3
3,201 8 11
money repaid for overcharges, by Collections, including 1l. 0s. 9d. for London 7 13 6
(total repayments: out of the Duties 1711, 9,270l. 8s. and out of the Additional Duties 1712, 4,629l. 2s. 1d.; in both 13,899l. 10s. 1d.)
money repaid to a skinner for oiled sheepskins burnt in the sweating; out of the Duties 1711, 5s. 1d. and out of the Additional Duties 1712, 10s. 2d. 0 15 3
money paid into the Exchequer:
on the Duties 1711
92,189 0
on the Additional Duties 1712 54,976 1 10½
out of fines and penalties 26 4
147,191 6
(total payments and allowances: out of the Duties 1711, 120,578l. 4s. 4d., out of the Additional Duties 1712, 71,677l. 3s. and for fines and penalties, 26l. 4s.d.)
£192,271 11 11
and so remains £45,064 10
against which depending on sundry tanners, tawers etc. detailed by Collections:
on the Duties 1711
3,389 4
on the Additional Duties 1712 2,110 7
5,499 11 11¼
and remaining in arrear in the hands of the several Collectors, detailed:
on the Duties 1711
658 4
on the Additional Duties 1712 458 7 10¾
1,116 12 3
money remaining in the Accomptants' hands at the foot of the Cash Accompt: on the Duties 1711 1,341 19 11½
on the Additional Duties 1712 666 12
and for fines and penalties 0 0
2,008 12
money imprested to Francis Sorrell, their Secretary, for incident charges:
out of the Duties 1711
775 14
money due from sundry Collectors at the time of the determination of this Accompt but received since that date:
for the Duties 1711
22,191 6 11
for the Additional Duties 1712 18,072 12
35,663 19
£45,064 10
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 8 December 1724.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HIDES: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 789, ROLL 1002 [A.O.1/789/1002].

Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley, Brian Fairfax and Sir Harcourt Master, Commissioners for the Duty on Hides and Skins etc.

24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands on the determination of the last preceding Cash Accompt:
on the Duties from Midsummer 1711
1,603 4
on ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 1,334 9
2,937 14
and depending on Francis Sorrell, Secretary to the Commissioners for money imprested to him 422 4
(total arrears as above 3,359l. 18s.d.)
Receipts: money received for the First and Additional Duties on Hides and Skins and on Vellum and Parchment within the time of this Accompt:
for the Duties from 24 June 1711 Bedford (Thomas Poole)
4,833 1
Bristol (Francis Somaster) 4,973 11 3
Canterbury (John Rogerson) 3,484 9
Carmarthen (John Picton) 1,325 17 6
Chester (Thomas Billings) 1,052 15 4
ditto (William Husan) 3,280 8 11½
Cornwall (John Brook) 419 7 11½
ditto (Samuel Saunders) 1,186 6
Cumberland (John Hodgson) 571 0 11
ditto (Thomas Walbank) 2,056 14 0
Derby (William Archer) 4,709 3
Dorset (Thomas Cornelius) 6,295 6 11
Durham (Thomas Walbank) 620 19
ditto (John Hodgson) 2,216 2
Essex (Henry Marmion) 3,251 12 6
ditto (John Wyat) 3,016 10
Exeter (John Binlawes) 380 0 0
ditto (Stewkley Godwin) 2,999 18 4
Gloucester (Joseph Wheeler) 7003 13
Isle of Wight (William Vessy) 184 2
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 5,723 18
Lichfield (George Lomax) 4,858 3 10¾
ditto (William Bainbrigg) 0 1
ditto (Robert Echersall) 0 0
Lincoln (Samuel Saunders) 739 5 11½
ditto (Thomas Billings) 1,882 0
Marlborow (William Huson) 1,212 1
ditto (John Bach) 4,196 19
Norwich (Edmond Haddock) 9 5
ditto (James Wrenn) 6,317 5
Richmond (William Askew) 66 18 1
ditto (John Bach) 452 18
ditto (John Brook) 2,347 1 10¼
Sussex (Samuel Power) 5,262 16
ditto (Edmond Haddock) 1,694 10 0
North Wales (Richard Clince) 6 5 0
ditto (William Gough) 1,712 9 10½
these Accomptants for the Collection of London 11,682 17
and for fines and penalties in London 26 4
102,052 5
for the Additional Duties: Bedford (Thomas Poole) 2,458 2 0
Bristoll (Francis Somaster) 3,148 1
Canterbury (John Rogerson) 1,848 4
Caermarthen (John Picton) 811 15
Chester (Thomas Billings) 591 13
ditto (William Huson) 1,863 17 6
Cornwall (John Brook) 220 8
ditto (Samuel Sanders) 613 8
Cumberland (John Hodgson) 349 5 10¼
ditto (Thomas Walbanck) 1,155 11 10¼
Derby (William Archer) 2,704 0
Dorset (Thomas Cornelius) 3,560 13
Durham (Thomas Walbanck) 325 4 9
ditto (John Hodgson) 1,373 11 10
Essex (Henry Marmion) 2,015 3 10
ditto (John Wyat) 1,925 16
Exeter (Edward Binlawes) 255 14 0
ditto (Stewkley Goodwin) 1,915 8 3
Gloucester (Joseph Wheeler) 4,023 6
Isle of Wight (William Vessy) 102 4 10¼
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 3,158 17
Litchfeild (George Lomax) 2,959 10 9
ditto (William Bainbrigg) 0 0 5
ditto (Robert Echersall) 0 0
Lincoln (Samuel Sanders) 433 2
ditto (Thomas Billings) 1,020 15
Marlbro' (William Huson) 773 13
ditto (John Bach) 2,265 0 1
Norwich (Edmond Haddock) 23 14
ditto (James Wrenn) 3,447 0
Richmond (William Askew) nil
ditto (John Bach) 393 17 2
ditto (John Brook) 1,335 19 2
Sussex (Samuel Power) 2,903 2 11
ditto (Edmond Haddock) 1,018 11 2
North Wales (Richard Clince) 3 15 0
ditto (William Gough) 1,012 0 5
these Accomptants for the London Collection 7,427 12 2
59,438 5 8
(total receipts 161,490l. 10s. 11½d.)
total charge and receipts £164,850 9
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Salaries: Nicholas Vincent, Paul Burrard, John Williams, Anthony Dawley, Brian Fairfax and Sir Harcourt Master, Commissioners, at 200l. per an. each; year to Ladyday 1718 1,200 0 0
Sir Charles Farnaby, Cashier, for himself and clerks; ditto 510 0 0
Francis Sorrell, Secretary; ditto 120 0 0
George Payne, Clerk Assistant; ditto 27 10 0
John Rolf, Register; ditto 60 0 0
George Wilson, as Solicitor 100l. and as Clerk of the Securities 50l.; ditto 150 0 0
Leonard Reresby, Comptroller; ditto 115 0 0
Nicholas Penfoud, his clerk; ditto 57 10 0
Henry Needler, Accomptant General; ditto 115 0 0
three Clerks Assistant, named; ditto 172 10 0
Richard Does, Examiner; ditto 90 0 0
two Clerks Assistant, 20 May to 24 June 1717 and 4 June to 24 June respectively 7 11 1
storekeeper, messenger, doorkeeper, porter, necessary woman, General Surveyors, supernumeraries and other Officers, named 862 8
3,487 9
necessary and incident charges: Jacob Touson, for stationery 417 19
the Secretary, for disbursements 177 9 9
rent of the Hides Office 25 0 0
Land Tax on salaries not exceeding 100l. per an. 76 10 0
Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee; for the General and Cash Accompts 1718, 150l. but paid nil
696 19
(total for salaries and incidents 4,184l. 8s.d.)
money repaid on debentures for tanned hides etc. exported:
on the First Duties
7,129 10
on the Additional Duties 3,560 17
10,690 7 8
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
on the First Duties
92,189 0
on the Additional Duties 54,976 1 10½
out of Fines and Penalties in London 26 4
147,191 6
total payments and allowances £162,066 3 0
whereof out of the Old Duties 101,933l. 15s. 10½d. and out of the Additional ditto 60,106l. 2s. and out of Fines and Penalties 26l. 4s.d.
and so remains
£2,784 6
against which depending on Francis Sorrell, the Secretary, for monies imprested £775 14
and so the Accomptants are indebted
Declared 8 December 1724.
2,008 12

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2094, ROLL 123 [A.O.1/2094/123].

Benjamin Mildmay, Thomas Woodcock, James Cardonnel, Charles Dent and Arthur Ingram, Commissioners and Governors of the Duties on Salt and Rock Salt.

25 March 1717 to 25 March 1718

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears at Ladyday 1717: remaining in the hands of sundry proprietors, makers, refiners and importers of salt and rock salt for money due at the determination of the last General Accompt 27,537 15
Sundry Collectors of the Salt Duties, for the Duty on Foreign Salt locked up 56,204 12
Sundry Collectors for bonds in their hands and money due to balance their Accompts 93,319 6 10½
these Accomptants for money in their hands at the determination of the last Accompt 15,230 16
192,292 10
Receipts: money paid or secured by bonds within the time of this Accompt:
Bishop Lidiard (Charles Hawkins)
772 0
Bristoll (Christopher Cole) 4,845 16 3
Cockerham (Thomas Crowle) 383 9 5
Droitwich (Richard Bradley) 65,396 5 0
Flimby (Thomas Johnson) 2,296 5 10
Flint (Edmund Symson) 591 10 10
The Isle of Grain (Christopher Berwick) 866 8 4
Llaugherne (John Furnivall) 1,830 10 10
Lemington (Joseph Slater) 26,983 12 1
Liverpoole (John Troughton) 21,794 4 7
Middlewich (Samuel Blechynden) 23,951 16 8
Namptwich (Jonathan Brown) 18,191 0 0
North Shields (John Wheelwright) 37,381 0 0
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson) 79,161 15 5
Pensford (Francis Davis) 560 0 0
Plymouth (William Jeffries) 526 0 0
Portsea (William Dod) 5,585 10 0
Sherborne (Stephen Waterhouse) 795 10 0
Shirleywich (William Sudlow) 8,145 0 5
South Shields (Richard Mounteney) 84,232 3 4
Topsham (John Lyon) 3,624 7 11
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney) 8,524 1 8
Barnestaple (George Moore) 2,102 0 0
Berwick (Samuel Kettilby) 17 2 6
Bediford( Thomas Jans) 3,967 6 8
Cardigan (Hugh Lloyd) 59 13 4
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 22 0 0
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 2,537 6 8
Dover (John Ball) 12 6 8
Exeter (William Spry) 1,999 4
Falmouth (William Pye) 2,951 6 8
Fowey (Charles Lamb) 10,918 17
Glocester (Edward Machen) 56 13 4
Hull (Hugh Mason) 28 10 0
London (William Bertram) 3,541 1 8
Looe (Thomas Taylor) 2,348 13 4
Lyme (George Lisle) 227 10 0
Milford (William Goodacre) 247 13 4
Minehead (Thomas Blake) 238 13 4
Padstow (John Cock) 951 0 0
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson) 3,666 6 8
Penzance (William Warren) 2,076 13 4
Plymouth (David Morris) 1,656 13 4
Pool (Alfrid Lawson) 5,400 13 4
Portsmouth (John Arnold) 218 0 0
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 1,088 13 4
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 191 13 4
Southampton (Daniel Cardonnel) 77 6 8
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 452 0 0
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 2 8 4
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor) 243 1 8
money received for fines and seizures, detailed by collections 397 8
interest on bonds and surcharges on Collectors, detailed 184 18 11
444,321 6
overpayments by Collectors, detailed, at 25 March 1718 1,505 10
total charge and receipts £638,119 7
Discharge. £ s. d.
Overpayments by Collectors, detailed, on the preceding General Accompt 1,937 13
£ s. d.
salaries etc.: salaries of the Commissioners and of other Officers in London and the Country who were paid in London 5,001 6 11¾
salaries of the Collectors and other Officers in the Country, detailed by Collections 11,729 11 11
16,730 18 10¾
poundage retained by the Collectors at the several ports, detailed, out of the Duties on Foreign Salt 1,076 13 8
incident charges in London 2,179 19
ditto in the Country, detailed by Collectors 2,720 0
4,899 19
taxes assessed on the salaries of Officers in this Revenue 1,251 15
allowances in lieu of riding charges 60 0 0
charge of returning money to London 627 4
(total for salaries etc. 24,646l. 12s.d.)
repayments: for foreign salt over-entered 41 4
for discompt upon bonds and for prompt payment 21,164 16 10
for rock salt melted and refined 35,714 2
for waste on salt carried coastwise 11,198 19
for the Duty on Salt, lost or perished at sea 922 9 3
on debentures for salt and salted fish exported, detailed 246,103 0
315,144 12
money paid into the Exchequer 122,128 12
total payments and allowances £463,857 10 11¾
and so remains £174,261 16
against which depending for money due and payable by sundry proprietors etc. of salt and rock salt and by Collectors etc., remaining unpaid at Lady day 1718:
money in arrear and unpaid by sundry proprietors, makers, refiners and importers:
Bishops Lidiard in Somerset; Thomas Cheek, salt refiner at Cole Harbour
16 10 2
Bristol: William Perkes; Thomas Hooper, late salt refiner at Sodbury, co. Gloucester; William Perkes and Joseph Tilley by bond 1,013 3 8
Cockerham, co. Lancaster: Simon Jullin, Nathaniel Moore, Thomas Martin, George Smith, Nicholas Hartley, John Boulton, George Stephenson, Thomas Houghton, Humphrey Ellis, Thomas Nealson, Francis Benson, John Gatonby, by five bonds whereof remaining unpaid 97l. 9s. 10d.; Joshua Lawson, Robert Frame and Thomas Walker, by bond 10l. 6s. 8d.; John Nock and John Ryley by bond 52l. 10s. 160 6 6
Droitwich, co. Worcester: Richard Smalbrooke and Abel Gower in part of a bond 80 0 0
Graine Isle, Kent: William Armiger and Christopher Josten, by two bonds and the same and John Aynesworth in part of a bond 1,172 16 8
Laugharne, co. Pembroke: John Higgins, late refiner at Nayland 8 13 4
Lemington [Lymington], co. Hants.: Daniel Gates, Thomas Elmes, John Edwards, John Carter and John Beer; by seven bonds 439 6
Liverpool, co. Lancaster: John Earle, merchant in Liverpoole, 269l. 15s.; Robert Hitchmough, late refiner at Dungeon, 26l. 3s. 9d.; Foster Cunliffe, Hugh Corkhill and John Kevish, William Greenway, John Browne, Hugh Woods and William Hormby, Henry Parr, junior, George Wrench and John Carson; by four bonds 1,230 13 4
Midlewich, co. Chester: Ralph Throp and James Haynes, by bond; Edward Hyde in part of a bond 152 17 6
Namptwich, co. Chester: Ralph Throp, Thomas Cartwright, Richard Knight, John Twemlowe, John Baddiley, William Sunderland, John Lunt; by six bonds, of which unpaid 1,056 5
North Shields, co. Northumberland: Valentine Rilston, Christopher Frankling, John Rutherford, Andrew Johnson, Robert Cooke, Thomas Raffolds, John Pye, George Burrell, Henry Bayley, Benedict Errington, Alexander Hall, Robert Mills, Charles Coatsworth, Thomas Clark, Charles Vaughan, Thomas Martin, John Dogget, John Weston, Francis Partis, Matthias Partis, Ursula Milburne, Michael Hall, Stephen Good, Theophilus Nicolson, Matthew Curry, John Dogget, Thomas Martin, Benjamin Dogget, John Woosley, Richard Woosley, Henry Robinson, Thomas Banks, William Mason, Andrew French, Thomas Grainger, William Christian, Thomas Richardson, Robert Michelson, Charles Errington, George Harbottle, by several bonds; Philip Bickerstaffe, late proprietor of a salt work at Amble, co. Northumberland, 139l. 1s. 7d.; an Exchequer bill miscarried 20l. 4s. 1d. 3,604 15 9
Northwich, co. Chester: Robert Pownall, agent to Dr. Benjamin Woodroffe, Raphe Broom, Nathan Blease, Thomas Neild, senior, Ottwell Broome, Thomas Neild, junior, Thomas Nickson, Ralph Nickson, John Dean, Edmund Soame, Robert Whitlowe, Cornelius Denn, Daniel Fenn, William Mascall, John Cass, William Cleiveland, Robert Ferrand, Robert Hitchmough, Sir Thomas Johnson, Richard Gildart, Peter Hall, Henry Trafford, Joseph Hornby, Matthew Gale, James Millhall and William Graham, by several bonds; Raphe Broome, late proprietor of a salt work in this Collection, 30l. 11s.d. 4,519 17 8
Portissick, co. Cornwall: Henry Sampson and Co., salt refiners at Lower St. Colomb 0 1
South Shields, co. Durham: Philip Bickerstaffe, Joseph Milburne, Joseph Hutchinson, Samuel Cooper, William Wayne, Ralph Pattison, Leonard Hitchin, John Cougham, Michael Hall, Francis Partis, Matthias Partis, Robert Linton, junior, Lancelot Cramlington, Robert Linton, senior, John Pattison, Charles Coatesworth, Theophilus Nicholson, John Woosley, Richard Woosley, John Shaftoe, William Kitteridge, Jacob Wilkinson, William Metcalfe, William Wightman, Edward Farles, John Ditcham and Robert Simpson; by bonds 4,477 19 11¼
Topsham, co. Devon: Thomas Tounson, late salt refiner at Topsham 160l. 7s. 11½d.; Thomas Clapp, ditto 117l.; Edward Yendall, ditto 2l. 5s. 10d.; George Borne, ditto 8l. 3s. 4d. 287 17
Yarmouth, co. Norfolk: Thomas Bendish, late salt refiner at South Town in Suffolk, 141l. 13s.d.; John Burton, ditto at Cobholme, 67l. 15s.d.; Francis Hollis, ditto at Gorlston, 37l. 3s. 6d.; William Maltyward, ditto at Yarmouth, 19l. 13s. 6d.; John Gosling, ditto, 27l. 19s. 6d.; John Bass, ditto at Woodbridge, 200l.; Anthony Burward, salt refiner there, 75l. 8s.; Samuel Brandling, ditto at Ipswich in Suffolk, 145l. 11s. 6d.; Jonathan Bass, late salt refiner at Manningtree, Essex, 62l. 13s.; Thomas Hollister, ditto at Colchester, in Essex, 93l. 15s.d. 871 13
and in the following ports:
Berwick: Robert Cook, in part of a bond mislaid
13 6 8
Chepstow: John Oakes and Charles Lewis, in part of a bond 80 14 2
Dover: William Armiger and Christopher Josten, by bond 440 13 4
Falmouth: Francis Jones, Joseph Randall, Peter Swymmer and Anthony Chapman, by bonds 331 0 0
Fowey: Richard Harry, merchant at St. Ives 433 6 8
Gweek: Francis Jones and Philip Stevens, by bond 20 2 0
London: Thomas Briant, Abraham Trent, Amos Short, Robert Hinton, Christopher Blower, Elias Measurer, Thomas Measurer, William Armiger, Christopher Josten, William Randall, John Higgs, senior and junior 5,799 14 5
Milford: John Higgins and William Feild, by bonds 603 6
Padstow: John Curteis, Thomas Flamanche and John Laverton, by bond, whereof 20l. 19s.d. in an accompt of the Excise on Imported Liquors, but on salt 64 13 4
Penryn: Thomas Trenwith, merchant in Penryn 200l.; Thomas Poole, ditto in Falmouth 181l. 6s. 8d. 381 6 8
Penzance: Martin Keigwin, Robert Keigwin and John Carveth, by two bonds 53 6 8
Plimouth: James Spicer, Charles Brooking and Edward Soper, in part of a bond 50 0 0
Rochester: William Armiger and Christopher Josten, by three bonds 1,591 13 4
(total money due upon bonds and remaining unpaid as above 28,956l. 1s. 9d.)
money remaining to be accompted for, for the Duty on Foreign Salt imported which was locked up in cellars at the several ports:
Bristol, 842l.; South Shields, 696l.; Berwick, 126l. 13s. 4d.; Bideford, 787l. 19s. 2d.; Dartmouth, 1,091l.; Exeter, 272l. 15s. 7d.; Falmouth, 3,098l. 13s. 4d.; Fowey, 3,090l.; Glocester, 30l.; Gweek, 354l. 13s. 4d.; London, 884l. 6s. 8d.; Looe, 66l. 13s. 4d.; Milford, 381l. 13s. 4d.; Padstow, 579l. 6s. 8d.; Penryn, 4,501l.; Penzance, 6,490l. 15s.d.; Plymouth, 7,360l. 6s. 8d.; Poole, 308l. 6s. 8d.; St. Ives, 3,909l. 10s.; Southampton, 114l. 6s. 8d.; Weymouth, 451l. 6s. 8d.
35,437 6 11¼
money and bonds remaining in the hands of the Collectors and other Officers, detailed (including Christopher Cole at Bristol, 1,603l. 3s. 4d.; John Troughton at Liverpool, 21,755l. 5s. 10d.; John Wheelwright at North Shields, 1,973l. 7s. 2d.; Thomas Stephenson at Northwich, 15,241l. 6s. 8d.; Richard Mounteney at South Shields, 6,201l. 12s.d.; George Moore at Barnstaple port, 2,769l. 13s. 4d.; Thomas Jans at Biddeford port, 3,496l. 8s.d.; Arthur Robinson at Dartford port, 1,219l. 18s. 8d.; William Spry at Exeter port, 2,004l. 17s. 9d.; William Pye at Falmouth port, 5,276l. 4s.d.; Charles Lamb at Fowey port, 10,117l. 7s. 2d.; William Bertram at London port, 2,182l. 13s. 4d.; Thomas Taylor at Looe port, 1,834l. 16s. 2d.; Ambrose Thompson at Penryn port, 3,999l. 13s. 4d.; David Morris at Plimouth port, 1,957l. 17s. 10½d.; Alfrid Lawson at Poole port, 4,707l. 90,679 9
and upon these Accomptants for money in the Collectors' hands at the determination of this Accompt but subsequently paid 18,050 7
ditto for money in their Cashier's hands 1,138 11
£174,261 16
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 16 July 1720.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2072, ROLL 24 [A.O. 1/2072/24].

Benjamin Mildmay, Thomas Woodcock, James Cardonnell, Charles Dent and Arthur Ingram, Commissioners of the Duties on Salt and Rock Salt.

25 March 1717 to 25 March 1718

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accompants' hands at the end of the last Cash Accompt 1,247 12 10½
Receipts: money received of the several Collectors of the Salt Duties within the time of this Accompt:
out of and for the Old Duty from 25 March 1694:
Bristol (Christopher Cole)
0 6
Cockerham (John Jon, late Collector) 0 19 5
ditto (Edmund Chippendall, ditto) 0 6 10¾
ditto (Thomas Crowle) 52 19
Droitwich (John Kent, later Collector) 477 14
ditto (Richard Bradley) 15,608 4
Flimby (Thomas Johnson) 316 5 9
Flint (Richard Bell, late Collector). 8 17
ditto (Edmund Symson) 11 9 8
Grain Isle (Christopher Borwick) 162 6 0
Laugharne (John Furnivall) 71 7
Lemington (Joseph Slater) 6,583 11 6
Liverpoole (John Troughton) 198 12 10½
Middlewich (Samuel Blechynden) 1,262 0
Namptwich (Jonathan Brown) 4,605 16
North Shields (John Wheelwright) 7,428 7
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson) 8,695 9
Portsea (William Dod) 1,368 16
Sherborne (Harthory Brudenall) 10 9
ditto (Stephen Waterhouse) 40 14
Shirleywich (William Sudlow) 2,112 17
South Shields (Richard Mounteney) 16,096 5
Topsham (John Lyon) 442 2 11
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney) 298 15 5
Berwick (Samuel Ketilby) 16 2 6
Biddeford (Thomas Jans) 73 17 10½
Cardigan (Hugh Loyd) 5 16
Chepstow (Emanuel Walker) 6 0 0
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 25 12 11
Exeter (William Spry) 4 11
ditto (William Chamberlaine, late Collector) 0 0
Falmouth (William Pye) 881 12
Fowey (Charles Lamb) 1,847 1
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 59 17
London (William Bertram) 139 0
Looe (Thomas Taylor) 105 5
Lyme (George Lisle) 24 8 10
Lynn Regis [King's Lynn] (Henry Hare) 0 9
Minehead (Thomas Blake) 0 11 6
Padstow (John Cock) 38 2 0
ditto (William Taylor, late Collector) 23 15 6
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson) 718 11
Penzance (William Warren) 447 1
ditto (Thomas Medcalfe, late Collector) 2 17 1
Plymouth (David Morris) 93 0 10¾
Poole (Alfrid Lawson) 3 7 1
Rye (James Benn) 35 16
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 169 5 11¼
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 42 2
Scilly Islands (Francis Ley) 0 16
Swansea (William Gwynne) 40 13 0
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 5 15
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 65 9
70,732 2
out of and for the East India Fund from 25 Dec. 1699:
Bristol (Christopher Cole)
0 15 1
Cockerham (Thomas Crowle) 123 12 3
ditto (Edmund Chippendall, late Collector) 0 16
ditto (John Jon, ditto) 2 5 4
Droitwich (Richard Bradley) 36,419 4 5
ditto (John Kent, late Collector) 1,114 14
Flimby (Thomas Johnson) 738 0 1
Flint (Edmund Symson) 26 15 10
ditto (Richard Bell, late Collector) 20 14
Grain Isle (Christopher Borwick) 378 14 0
Laugharne (John Furnivall) 166 9
Lemington (Joseph Slater) 15,361 13
Liverpoole (John Troughton) 463 10
Middlewich (Samuel Blechynden) 2,944 14
Namptwich (Jonatham Brown) 10,746 18
North Shields (John Wheelwright) 17,332 18
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson) 20,289 7
Portsea (William Dod) 3,193 18
Sherborne (Harthory Brudenall) 24 9
ditto (Stephen Waterhouse) 95 1
Shirleywich (William Ludlow) 4,930 1
South Shields (Richard Mounteney) 37,557 18 10¾
Topsham (John Lyon) 1,031 13
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney) 697 2 7
Berwick (Samuel Kettilby) 37 12 6
Biddeford (Thomas Jans) 172 8
Cardigan (Hugh Loyd) 13 11
Chepstow (Emanuel Walker) 14 0 0
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson) 59 16 10
Exeter (William Spry) 10 12 9
ditto (William Chamberlain, late Collector) 0 1
Falmouth (William Pye) 2,057 3
Fowey (Charles Lamb) 4,309 16 3
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 139 14
London (William Bertram) 324 7
Looe (Thomas Taylor) 245 13 0
Lyme (George Lisle) 57 0
Lynn Regis (Henry Hare) 1 2
Minehead (Thomas Blake) 1 6 10
Padstow (John Cock) 88 18 0
ditto (William Taylor, late Collector) 55 9 6
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson) 1,676 13 7
Penzance (William Warren) 1,043 4
ditto (Thomas Medcalfe, late Collector) 6 13 2
Plymouth (David Morris) 217 2
Poole (Alfrid Lawson) 7 16 6
Rye (James Benn) 83 12
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 395 0
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 98 6
Scilley Islands (Francis Ley) 1 18 10¼
Swansey (William Gwynne) 94 17 0
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 13 9
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor) 152 14 4
165,041 13 4
total charge and receipts 237,021 8 10¼
Discharge.
Salaries etc. of the Commissioners and other Officers etc. in London:
Benjamin Mildmay, Thomas Woodcock, James Cardonnel, Charles Dent and Arthur Ingram, Commissioners; year to 25 Dec. 1717
2,500 0 0
Thomas Hall, Comptroler, for himself and clerks; same time 350 0 0
James Wyndham, Cashier, for himself and clerk; same time 430 0 0
Thomas Holdip, Secretary; same time 200 0 0
Matthew Greenwood, correspondent and Clerk of the Securities; and as Assistant Secretary; and for a, clerk; same time 180 0 0
William Johnson, Solicitor; same time 100 0 0
William Sumpter, Chief Accomptant; same time 100 0 0
John Hall and William Price, Accomptants; same time 140 0 0
Samuel Grey, assistant clerk to the Accomptant; same time 60 0 0
William Bertram, Collector of Imported Salt in London port, and Nicholas Amhurst, Assistant Searcher there; same time 120 0 0
Hampson Maris, Surveyor of London port; same time 50 0 0
Edward Andrews, ditto; Xmas 1716 to 12 June 1717 and Thomas Godwin succeeding him, Midsummer 1717 to to Xmas 1717 48 7 0
Thomas Atkinson, Correspondent's Clerk; year to Xmas 1717 50 0 0
Mansfeldt Cardonnel, clerk to the Assistant Secretary; same time 30 0 0
Philip Pitts, storekeeper etc.; same time 40 0 0
William Mines, doorkeeper, and John Foulkes, messenger; same time 80 0 0
Margaret Bland, housekeeper, for herself and servants etc.; same time; and for her additional salary 22 Nov. 1716 to Xmas 1716 41 17 3
porter, watchmen and boatmen, named 130 0 0
Robert Lambert, clerk at Dublin, and Hugh Bolton succeeding him 18 17
William Swayle, an Officer for preventing frauds on the coast of South Wales; year to Xmas 1717 20 0 0
4,689 1 11¾
312 5 0
Salaries of County Collectors etc. detailed necessary and incident charges in London detailed:
rent of the Salt Office, 130l.; the Cashier's disbursements, 49l. 18s.d.; the Solicitor's law charges etc., 184l. 15s. 5d.; the Assistant Secretary's disbursements, on passing the Accompt etc., 146l. 1s. 1d.; Jacob Tonson, for stationery wares, 413l. 15s. 3d.; postage etc., 510l. 16s.d.; the storekeeper, for incidents, 45l. 1s.d.; Joseph Mines, joiner, 7l. 19s. 10½d.; John Mines, plaisterer, 4l. 13s. 7d.; Robert Hoe, scalemaker, 32l. 11s. 11d.; William Browne, smith, 5l. 2s. 1d.; Nicholas Sweeting, turner, 1l. 8s. 6d.; John Burnell, glazier, 5l. 2s. 10d.; Richard Ayliffe and Mary Ayliffe, tallowchandlers, 20l. 19s. 11d.; John Walker, tinman, 1l. 1s. 6d.; John Sanderson, upholsterer, 13s. 6d.; taxes assessed in the parish of St. Martin's in the Fields on Inferior Officers, 186l. 15s.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 280l.
2,026 17 5
ditto in the Country, by Collectors 153 2
(total for salaries and incidents, 7,181l. 6s.d.)
repayments upon debentures for Salt and salted fish exported:
out of the Old Duty
31,821 3 5
out of the East India Fund 74,751 14
106,572 18
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Old Duty from 25 March 1694
36,789 5 9
out of the East India Fund 85,339 6 11½
122,128 12
total payments and allowances 235,882 17
and so these Accomptants are Indebted:
on the Old Duty
203 11
on the Additional Duty to 25 Dec. 1699 137 19
on the East India Duty 796 19 11¾
1,138 11
Declared 16 July 1720.