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Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco

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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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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 648, ROLL 259 [A.O.1/648/259].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of Customs.

25 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Charge.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors at the end of the preceding General Accompt, in money 149,823 13
ditto, ditto, in bonds 499,465 0
649,288 13
Receipts: money due and payable for the the New Impositions on Tobacco within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, in money
43,373 19
ditto, ditto, in bonds 185,540 5
(total London port 228,914l. 4s. 11d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (George Moore, in money 7l. 13s. 5d. and in bonds 905l. 5s.d.)
912 18
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 25,587l. 12s. 11¼d. and in bonds 31,412l. 8s. 5d.) 57,000 1
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Biddeford (Thomas Jans, in money 1,231l. 3s.d. and in bonds 9,714l. 5s.d.) 10,945 8
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money 90l. 1s. 11¾d. and in bonds 661l. 5s.) 751 6 11¾
Cowes (John Dale, in bonds) 6,183 18 3
Dartmouth (William Cowell, in money 30l. 2s.d. and in bonds 4,196l. 4s. 3d.) 4,226 6
Exeter (William Sprye, in money 324l. 15s.d. and in bonds 467l. 2s.d.) 4,391 17
Falmouth (William Pye, in bonds) 790 16 10¾
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 145l. 3s.d. and in bonds 1,016l. 0s. 6d.) 1,161 3 11¾
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 2,590l. 6s.d. and in bonds 27,354l. 7s. 6d.) 29,944 13 11¾
Lime (George Lisle, in money 403l. 17s.d. and in bonds 3,534l. 19s.d.) 3,938 16 11
Milford (William Goodacre, in money 566l. 6s. and in bonds 725l. 6s.d.) 1,291 12
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in bonds) 1,512 12
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 223l. 0s. 6d. and in bonds 3,539l. 6s.d.) 3,762 7
Stockton (Peter Conset, in money 23l. 3s. 10¾d. and in bonds 414l.) 437 3 10¾
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 1,029l. 6s. 11d. and in bonds 1,741l. 2s.) 2,770 8 11
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, in money 74l. 9s.d. and in bonds 10,420l. 18s. 6d.) 10,495 7
Southampton (Charles Tyrrell, in bonds) 38 12
369,469 19 2
interest on bonds not satisfied in due time:
(the Receivers General; Barnstaple Bristoll; Biddeford; Liverpoole)
549 5
over payments, detailed by Collectors and places 26,242 18
total charge and receipts £1,045,550 16 0
Discharge.
Money defalked by the several Receivers and Collectors as overpaid on the preceding Accompt 26,571 15 11
money remitted to the Receivers General within the time of this Accompt (besides 210,199l. 13s. 11¾d. in bonds) 257,543 19
Officers' salaries and incident charges 1,916 10
£ s. d.
money repaid on debentures for Tobacco exported:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)
23,709 18 3
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 147 6 6
Cowes (John Dale) 6,183 18 3
Dartmouth (William Cowell) 4,020 4 2
Exeter (William Sprye) 1,805 4 0
Barnstaple (George Moor) 784 12
Biddeford (Thomas Jans) 8,028 3
Falmouth (William Pye) 105 10 9
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman) 1,094 0 3
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 17,285 9
Lime (George Lisle) 1,246 5
Milford (William Goodacre) 97 19
Plymouth (David Morris) 2,770 2 0
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 1,484 7
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 12,110 8
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 1,879 11 9
82,753 1
money repaid upon certificates of damages and over entries, detailed by Collectors and places 3,217 11
money remitted to Henry Ferne, late Receiver of Customs, and received by him for bonds in his custody, Xmas 1715 to Midsummer 1716:
for these Impositions to 31 July 1710 (besides 102,188l. 3s.d. in bonds and 4l. 2s. 1d. in money from North Britain), for money received of Collectors 1,342l. 5s.d. and for money received on bonds, on the Principal 5,963l. 7s.d. and for Interest 2,212l. 16s.d.
9,518 9
for ditto to 31 July 1712 (besides 57,976l. 12s.d. in bonds) for money on bonds viz. for Principal 3,013l. 8s.d. and for Interest 860l. 9s. 1d. 3,873 17 10½
for ditto to 31 July 1714 (besides 46,113l. 14s. 4d. in bonds and 8l. 4s. 2d. from North Britain), received in money 552l. 5s. 8d. and on bonds viz. for Principal 14,724l. 12s. and for Interest 159l. 9s.d. 19,936 7
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 (besides 88,424l. 5s.d. in bonds, 15l. 12s.d. received from North Britain, and 89l. 1s. 5d. which he was indebted as on his Cash Account to Xmas 1715) for money received of Collectors 19,366l. 13s.d. and on bonds viz. for Principal 50,645l. 12s.d. and for Interest 4l. 14s.d. 70,016 19 10¼
103,345 14 4
total payments and allowances £475,348 12 10¾
and so remains £570,202 3
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money and bonds in their hands at Xmas 1718:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, London port, for bonds
19,608 3 10½
Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General, ditto 210,199 13 11¾
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds to be prosecuted 33,953 4
Barnstaple (George Moor, in bonds) 529 19
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 521l. 14s.d. and in bonds 33,680l. 1s.d. 34,201 15
Biddeford (Thomas Jans, in bonds) 3,425 10 5
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money 142l. 19s. 11¾d. and in bonds 661l. 5s.) 804 4 11¾
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money) 230 7
ditto (William Cowell, in money 107l. 0s.d. and in bonds 14l. 16s. 1¼d.) 121 16 6
Exeter (William Sprye, in money 512l. 18s.d. and in bonds 1,741l. 16s.d.) 2,254 14
Falmouth (William Pye, in bonds) 648 2
Gweeke (Bernard Penrose, in money) 96 0
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 321l. 4s. 8d. and in bonds 785l. 3s. 8d.) 1,106 8 5
Liverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 4,460l. 2s.d. and in bonds 39,205l. 15s.d.) 43,665 18
Lyme (George Lisle, in money 156l. 3s.d. and in bonds 2,689l. 11s.d.) 2,845 14
Milford (William Goodacre, in money 128l. 7s.d. and in bonds 594l. 0s.d.) 722 7 10¾
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in bonds) 1,344 5
Padstow (John Cock, in money) 22 9 4
Plymouth (David Morris, in bonds) 2,248 7
St. Ives (Richard Upton, in money) 3 8
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, in money) 5 3 6
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 277l. 15s.d. and in bonds 1,710l. 4s.d.) 1,988 0 0
Stockton (Peter Conset, in money 23l. 3s. 10¾d. and in bonds 414l.) 437 3 10¾
Swanzey (William Gwynn, in bonds) 5 3 11
Southampton (Charles Tyrrel, in bonds) 38 12
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, in money 478l. 15s.d. and in bonds 10,210l. 13s. 11¼d.) 10,689 9
and on the following late Collectors, for money unless otherwise stated:
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds delivered there by the Executors of Henry Ferne, late Receiver General
133,436 16 11½
Nathaniel Weeks, Receiver, London port, for bonds 26,484 19 10
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 84 2
Beaumaris (William Lewis) 64 16
Bristoll (John Sansome) 3,300 17
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 377 0
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe) 48 13
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 216 17
Liverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 9,239 14
Lime (Henry Badcock) 225 17 1
Padstow (William Taylor) 448 4
Penzance (Thomas Medcalf) 423 14 4
Rochester (John Pope) 25 5
Richard Hutchinson, Solicitor of the bonds in London port, for bonds 197 18 2
Thomas Grainger, Receiver, London port 421 11 9
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton) 83 17
Boston (John Clark) 60 0 0
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont) 701 3 5
Biddeford (Richard Ustick) 763 3
Chester (Thomas Tyndale) 284 8
ditto (Edmond Smith) 45 18 6
Chichester (James Whitewood) 376 1 10¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 417 11 6
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 506 3
Deal (James Smith) 1,036 19
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 1 14
Falmouth (Edmond Harry) 132 13 0
ditto (William Peirson) 467 5 5
ditto (Thompson and Jennins) 47 14
Faversham (Nicholas Matson) 150 0 0
Fowey (John Dagg) 396 13 10¾
Lancaster (John Foster) 3 17 11¼
Lime (Peter Southwick) 90 10
Milford (Walter Middleton) 7,245 18 1
ditto (David Morris) 4 2
ditto (Joseph Sewell) 61 19
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 347 17
Newcastle (John Pye) 828 18
Newhaven (Edward Man) 151 16
Padstow (Francis Leister) 365 12
Padstow (John Bligh) 135 8
Penzance (Charles Jones) 37 0
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 254 17 5
ditto (William Peirson) 4,060 15
Poole (William Jacomb) 195 19
ditto (William Bowles) 984 9 11¾
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks) 3 16
Rochester (John Moor) 11 10
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 490 15 11
Scilly (Lodwick Jackson) 4 15
Shoreham (John Goldham) 3 8 4
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 778 3 10¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 376 2
Weymouth (Lodwick Jackson) 712 1 1
ditto (Thomas Bower) 219 14 10
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 116 11
ditto (John Fotherly) 3 14 6
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 1,047 19
total arrears as above £570,202 3
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 18 October 1725.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 790, ROLL 1006 [A.O.I./790/1006].

Anthony Lechmere and Francis Haws, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.

25 December 1717 to 25 December 1718.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands at the foot of the last Accompt, none, they being in Surplusage nil
but the value of sundry bonds for payment of the New Impositions on Tobacco as at the foot of the preceding Accompt 207,427 14 74
Receipts: money and bonds received of the several Receivers and Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, on the Plantation Receipt, in money
43,373 19
ditto, ditto, in bonds 173,453 13 5
sundry merchants, for interest on bonds 4 10 10¼
(total London port 216,832l. 3s.d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)
26,484 12 1
Barnstaple (George Moore) 314 10 11¾
Biddeford (Thomas Jans) 2,652 5 9
Exeter (William Sprye) 583 6 2
Feversham (Charles Sherman, late Collector) 2 5 2
Falmouth (William Pye) 79 18
Lime (George Lisle) 793 7
Liverpoole (Sir Barnabas Scudamore, late Collector) 118 7
ditto (Nathaniel Smith) 8,414 14 8
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman) 1,069 4
Milford (William Goodacre) 390 0 0
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 140 0 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 148 14
Weymouth (Philip Taylor) 1,031 15 2
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow) 1,260 13
(total Outports 43,483l. 14s.d.)
260,315 18
total charge and receipts £467,743 13 1
Discharge.
Surplusage of the last Accompt 37 10
fees and salaries:
Sir John Shaw for extraordinary clerks, 200l.; Robert Shaw, Computer of these Impositions under him, 100l.; the four Examiners of the Outport books, 30l.; the Surveyor General, the Comptroller and the Surveyor in London port, for three extra clerks, 60l.; these Accomptants, for extra clerks, 100l.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 75l.; Henry Ferne, late Receiver General, for extraordinary clerks, 25l.
590 0 0
repayments on debentures for Tobacco exported 180,627 12 8
repayments on certificates of Tobacco damaged or overentered 1,541 4 10
(total allowed as above 182,758l. 17l. 6d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 74,797 11
£257,593 19 8
and so remains £210,149 13 5
against which the value of bonds taken for securing these Impositions on Tobacco remaining in the Accomptants' hands on the determination of this Accompt 210,199 13 11¾
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage £50 0
Declared 16 July 1720.