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Revenue Account: General Abstract

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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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General Abstract

A GENERAL ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE PUBLIC REVENUES, TAXES AND MONEYS BORROWED BETWEEN MICHAELMAS 1717 AND MICHAELMAS 1718.

TO THE REMAINS IN CASH AT MICHAELMAS 1717 AS PER THE FOOT OF THAT YEAR'S ACCOUNT:

£ s. d.
In Tallies, undisposed of in the hands of particular Paymasters (see page lxxxi) 33,853 10
New Customs, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1710 2,743 19
Tobacco, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1712 2,897 11 1
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1714 630 5
ditto, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 2,113 9 0
Continued Impositions, on the Grant which continues these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716, for ever 3,303 10 11
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, for His Majesty's Civil List 30,327 10
Arrears of ditto, for the late King's Debts 954 0 0
Arrears of the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc., on the Grant which determined 24 June 1714 208 5
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1711 1,604 11
Fond for Annuities anno 1710 51,540 8
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 5,875 18
Hereditary and Temporary Excise (for the King's Civil List 13,959l. 12s.d.; for the Civil List Lottery, 14,500l.) 28,459 12
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities 90,314 9 10
One-third Double Excise:
before 12 June 1714
30 19
since 12 June 1714 23 3
9d. per barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 29,129 3 1
additional 9d. per barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship 62,086 8
Duties on Malt anno 1711 301 14 0
Duties on Malt anno 1712 200 0 0
Duties on Malt anno 1713 300 0 0
Duties on Malt anno 1714 3,938 6
Duties on Malt anno 1715 3,573 7
Duties on Malt anno 1716 49,884 13
Duties on Malt anno 1717 231 7
12d. per bushel on Salt 1,666 0 3
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 1712 2,656 19
Duty on Candles and Apprentices, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1715 1,099 4
Fond for the Class Lottery anno 1711 433 1
per cent. [Duty from the Leeward Islands] 13,286 0 2
Arrears of the Duty on Marriages, Births, etc. 84 9 10
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697 429 19 10
First Fruits 4,581 17
Tenths of the Clergy 785 5
Seizures [of uncustomed and prohibited goods] for the King's Civil List 637 11
Fines of Leases, for ditto 206 5 0
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 197 11
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract 2 0 0
Forfeitures for Treason 159 0 5
Sale of Tin 2,667 6 1
Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Imprest Money repaid per Charles Bertie, Esq. 203 19 7
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 5,335 8 5
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714, for Principal and Interest 1,247 7
ditto, for other uses 103 10 9
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715, for Principal and Interest 1,198 18 4
ditto, for other uses 2,585 6
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702, for ditto 1 0 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710, for ditto 25 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711, for ditto 66 18 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712, for ditto 62 4 0
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713, for ditto 163 11 1
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711, for the King's Civil List 673 14 4
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Duty on Houses, for the Bank 37 11 7
ditto, for the Lottery anno 1710 13 5 2
Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 1,372 6
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 60,911 1
Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 14,260 7
Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 42,944 8 9
Loans on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1716 2,475 12
Loans on the sale of Tin 10,477 11 4
Duty on Coals for building 50 new Churches 10,389 11
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 58,718 18 11½
In the hands of Samuel Edwards, George Germain and John Stockwell, for Interest on Exchequer Bills 1,798 11
Contributions on the Act for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 3,253 4
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715 1,591 3
In the hands of John Aislabie, Esq., [late] Treasurer of the Navy, of Contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717, to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716 391,907 18
In the hands of Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, of the same Annuities 38,496 18
In the hands of Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, of the like Annuities 9,964 1
Of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 141,546 8
Of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 32,739 13
Of the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 2,140 17 3
Of the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased the same year 26,401 14
Of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 169,363 6
(total Remains, omitting Tallies undisposed of, 1,432,482l. 7s.d.)
£1,466,335 18 5

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: CUSTOMS.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the several Duties and Revenues under the Management of the Commissioners of Customs between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1718:
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which continues these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716, for ever
200,900 12
Tobacco, on the same Grant 84,666 6
East India goods, on the same Grant 100,701 4
Additional Impositions, on the same Grant 57,818 19 10
Whale Fins, on the same Grant 8,216 14 3
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, for the King's life 286,848 4
Plantation Duty granted 25 Car. II 248 3 0
Prize Duty from the Plantations 300 0 0
25l. per ton [Duty on] French Wines imported 41,782 7 10½
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 1,797 1
Subsidy of Poundage on goods exported, continued for ever 41,330 6 8
Duty of 2s. per Chaldron on Coals, Culm and Cinders, continued for ever 57,952 0
One-third Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 92,794 16
Duty on Pepper, Raisins, Spices and Snuffs, for 32 years from 6 Feb. 1709–10 21,601 12 11
Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant from 23 June 1714, for ever 116,204 2 4
Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc., on the same Grant 33,973 12
Additional Duty on ditto, on the same Grant 49,856 17 10½
Increased Duty on Calicoes, on the same Grant 16,141 1 4
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, on the same Grant 140,935 1 9
Duty of 3s. per Chaldron on Coals, Culm etc., for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 88,598 11
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1712 140,935 1 9
Rock Salt, continued for ever 712 10 0
Coinage Duty for the Mint being 10s. per Ton on Wines imported 10,867 13 0
Duty of [3s. and 5s] (fn. 1) per Chaldron on Coals exported, for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 4,427 11 1
Duty on Coals, Culm, etc. for building 50 new Churches, granted from 14 May 1716 to 28 Sept. 1724 59,215 15 4
Revenues before that time [Michaelmas 1718] expired:
25l. per Ton on French Prize Wines granted during the War
5 11 3
Arrears of the Duty on Coals, on the Grant which determined 14 May 1703 50 1
ditto, on the Grant which determined 30 Sept. 1710 136 9 11
Five-sevenths Tonnage on Ships 29 11
Two-sevenths ditto 11 16 5
£1,659,060 9

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: EXCISE.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenues of Excise, etc., under the Management of the several Commissioners between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1718:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
80 17 1
of Revenue since ditto 309,295 0 11
more to anwer the Appropriation of 3,700l. per week 196,100 0 0
Five-sevenths 9d. Excise for the Bank of England 114,188 8 2
Two-sevenths 9d. Excise for Annuities 45,674 17 10
9d. per barrel Excise continued [by the Act] 4 Anne [4 & 5 Anne, c. 18] for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 168,742 14 3
Additional 9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3 159,863 5 11½
Additional Duty on Candles continued [by an Act] 3 Geo. I [c. 7 sed rectius, 1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 21 amending 9 Anne, c. 15] for ever 60,911 17
more for Forfeitures on Chandlers 7 15 3
Additional 3d. per barrel Excise for 32 years from 25 March 1710 62,655 8 3
Duty on Hops, continued from 1 Aug. 1715 for ever 47,222 19
Duty on Malt, pro anno 1718 9 5
36s. per barrel on Sweets, granted 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2] for 99 years 170 1 0
Low Wines, on the Grant for 96 years from 23 June 1710 32,274 3
12d. per bushel on Salt, granted 7 & 8 Wm. III [c. 31], for ever 38,675 6 10
28d. per bushel on Salt, granted from 25 Dec. 1699, for ever 89,572 3 10
Duty on Soap etc., continued for ever 130,013 8 2
Duty on Candles, granted from 1 May 1715, for ever 60,909 8 0
more for Forfeitures on Chandlers 7 15 3
Additional Duty on Hides, continued [by an Act], 3 Geo. I [c. 7], for ever 110,451 14
Duty on Silver and Gilt Wire and Starch, continued [by an Act] 3 Geo. I [c. 7], for ever 14,743 1 7
Duty on Hides continued [by an Act] 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever 96,766 18
Additional Duty on Soap granted for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 84,331 17 1
Revenues before that time [Michaelmas 1718] expired:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise:
for the late King's Debts
1,007 0 0
for the late Queen's Debts 69 2 1
Duties on Malt anno 1712
Duties on Malt anno 1713 9 19 0
Duties on Malt anno 1714 345 15 9
Duties on Malt anno 1715 436 4 10½
Duties on Malt anno 1716 37,005 10 9
Duties on Malt anno 1717 552,822 18 3
Arrears of the Duty on Candles, granted for 5 years from 1 May 1710 23 9 9
£2,414,388 9 10

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: POST OFFICE AND CASUAL REVENUES.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Post Office Revenue:
Arrears due before 1 Aug. 1714
132 0 0
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715 212 1 7
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715 61,003 15 11
61,347 17 6
more to answer the Appropriation of 700l. per week 36,400 0 0
£97,747 17 6
Of Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
for Account of the Civil List:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Sheriffs' Proffers
0 3 4
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 31 10 0
31 13 4
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
First Fruits
5,307 14
Tenths of the Clergy 22,242 1 10½
Alienations 1,418 19 5
more being applied by the Receiver thereof 2,046 12 0
Post Fines by the Farmers thereof 2,276 0 0
Profits of the Hanaper 37 4 7
Sheriffs' Proffers 872 14 5
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 28,097 11
Fines of Leases 2,869 16 4
Wine Licences 4,000 0 0
Land Revenue 116 16 8
(total Revenue since Michaelmas 1715, 69,285l. 11s.d.)
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 90 0 0
Forfeitures for Treason 52,827 18 10
Money paid for conscience sake 286 2 0
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith 1,122 12 11
ditto, per Thomas Micklethwait 2,269 8 5
ditto, per Nehemiah Arnold 290 14
ditto, per Sir Robert Furness 207 16 10
ditto, per Giles Earl 38 11
ditto, per William Thomas 85 15 10
ditto, per George Murray 26 17 6
ditto, per John Chetwynd 152 15 11
ditto, per Charles Eversfield 639 4 2
ditto, per Charles Mason 1,000 0 0
Brewers' Forfeitures 52 6
128,407 9 6
Of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts:
Sale of the Queen's Tin
37,867 14 1
Seizures 11 13 9
Sheriffs' Proffers 0 8 0
Land Revenue 43 1
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue 2,710 5
(total Arrears for the late Queen's Debts, 40,633l. 2s.d.)
Of Arrears for the late King's Debts:
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue
3 9 6
£169,044 1

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: AIDS AND TAXES.

£ s. d.
To Cash for the net produce of sundry Aids and Taxes between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Stamp Duties, on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1710
35,502 19 0
Additional Stamps, part of the Fond for the East India Company 38,031 15
Stamp Duties on Cards and Dice, continued [by an Act] 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever 14,823 13
Duty on pamphlets and printed papers, the like 8,504 0
Policies of Insurance, the like 2,439 12 2
Rates on Monies given with Clerks and Apprentices, for 5 years from 1 May 1710 257 18 7
the like, continued from 1 May 1715 for ever 4,134 3 11
Additional Stamp Duties, on the Grant for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 22,021 4 3
(total for Stamp Duties etc., 125,715l. 7s.d.)
Duty on Houses, on the Grant from 31 July 1710, for ever 101,994 16
Additional Duty on Houses, for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 34,853 19 2
(total Duty on Houses, 136,848l. 15s.d.)
Rent of Hackney Coaches and Chairs, continued [by an Act] 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever 7,843 9 3
Duties on Marriages, Births etc. which determined 1 Aug. 1706 11 16 6
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars for 96 years from 31 July 1710 5,535 6
First Poll, anno 1688 1 0 0
First Quarterly Poll, anno 1692 13 13 0
First 4s. Aid, anno 1693 111 4 10
Second 4s. Aid, anno 1694 1 4 0
Second Quarterly Poll, the same year 9 16 0
Third 4s. Aid, anno 1695 1 18 0
Subsidies, anno 1697 26 4 4
Third Quarterly Poll, anno 1698 8 8 0
Second 3s. Aid, the same year 637 10 7
Third 3s. Aid, anno 1699 126 5
Fifth 4s. Aid, and Subsidies, anno 1702 2 4 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid, anno 1708 0 19 10¾
Twelfth 4s. Aid, anno 1709 680 10 0
Fifteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1712 286 14 10
Third 2s. Aid, anno 1713 3,522 19 5
Fourth 2s. Aid, anno 1714 1,261 3
more on the part of Scotland 149 11 8
Fifth 2s. Aid, anno 1715 2,665 9 6
more on the part of Scotland 777 0 7
Sixteenth 4s. Aid, anno 1716 138,160 12 3
more on the part of Scotland 8,500 0 0
Fifth 3s. Aid, anno 1707 1,22,827 18 0
more on the part of Scotland 28,200 0 0
Sixth 3s. Aid, anno 1718 84,985 0 0
(total for the Polls, Aids and Subsidies, 1,497,957l. 7s.d.)
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the Duty on Houses for the Bank 12 10 2
£1,773,924 12

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS.

£ s. d.
[To Cash for a Revenue not distinguished under any of the foregoing heads between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:]
To contributions on the Act for the sale of Perpetual Annuities at 4l. per cent. per an. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Low Wine Act and the Candle Duty, and to pay Bills of Exchange drawn for the service of the late Expedition to Canada. Interest to commence from the dates of the Tallies of Sol
£437,801 15 2

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: SUMMARY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
To Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1717:
in Tallies undisposed
33,853 10
on the several Revenues, Fonds, etc. 1,432,482 7
1,466,335 18 5
To Customs 1,659,060 9
To Excise 2,414,388 9 10
To Post Office Revenues 97,747 17 6
To Casual Revenues (including 40,633l. 2s.d. for arrears for the late Queen's Debts, and 3l. 9s. 6d. for the late King's Debts) 169,044 1
To Aids and Taxes 1,773,924 12
To Unclassified Items 437,801 15 2
£8,018,303 4

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: NAVY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid] John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account, for the services hereunder mentioned:
for the Ordinary generally; for the year 1717
7,500 0 0
ditto; the Yard's under this head; for the year 1718 13,077 0 0
20,577 0 0
for Wages to Seamen generally; for the year 1717 103,926 8 4
ditto; for the year 1718 28,935 17
ditto; Bills of Exchange drawn for Subsistence to sick and wounded seamen set on shore from His Majesty's Ships at several Ports; for the year 1718 4,235 3 6
ditto; Yards under this head; for the year 1717 16,406 19
ditto; Subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Sir Roger Mostyn, Bt.; for the year 1705 1,429 13 6
154,934 1 11¾
for Victualling; Bills of Exchange, Short Allowance money and contingencies; for the year 1705 6,338 4 8
ditto; ditto; for the year 1717 8,111 9
ditto; ditto; for the year 1718 11,537 19
ditto; the Course; for the year 1718 380 8 11¾
26,368 2
for Wear and Tear; Imprest, Bills of Exchange and contingencies; for the year 1705 6,000 0 0
ditto; ditto; for the year 1718 977 10 9
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 1718 50,356 0 0
57,333 10 9
for satisfying Bills of Exchange drawn for the service of the late Expedition to Canada, part of 24,195l. 18s. 2d.; for the year 1717 4,351 11 6
for Interest to the South Sea Company at 6l. per cent. to Michaelmas 1717; for the year 1717 1,190 17
in part of 577,014l. 16s.d. granted to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, out of the Supplies anno 1717; for the year 1717 391,907 18
Memorandum.—This last sum was applied as follows:
to the head of Wages
138,907 18 ¼
to the head of Wear and Tear 184,000 0 0
to the head of Victualling 69,000 0 0
£391,907 18
in part of 581,196l. 8s. 0d. granted to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1717, out of the Supplies anno 1718; for the year 1718 328,000 3 1
Memorandum.—This last sum was applied as follows:
to the head of Wages
25,857 13
to the head of Ordinary 64,923 0 0
to the head of Wear and Tear 87,888 0
to the head of Victualling 72,250 1
to the South Sea Company to make good the Deficiency of their Fond at Xmas 1717 51,081 8
to the Treasurer of the Ordnance, for Sea Service 26,000 0 0
£328,000 3 1
(total for the year 1705, 13,767l. 18s. 2d.; for the year 1717, 533,395l. 4s.d.; for the year 1718, 437,500l. 3s. 1d.)
£984,663 5 10¼
Memorandum.—Mr. Aislabie paid over to Mr. Hampden, who succeeded him as Treasurer of the Navy, the following sums:
Reversionary Annuities, anno 1705, 2,896l. 1s. 10d.
Tallies on the Land Tax, anno 1716, 188l. 10s.d.
Tallies on the Land Tax, anno 1718, 84,500l.
All which was directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following
:
for the year 1705:
Reversionary Annuities anno 1705
13,767 18 2
for the year 1717:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717
12,317 5 10½
Loans on Malt anno 1717 124,818 8
Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 396,259 10
(total for the year 1717, 533,395l. 4s.d.)
for the year 1718:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1718
437,500 3 1
£984,663 3 1
By [paid] Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account, for the services hereunder mentioned:
for the Ordinary generally; for the year 1718
15,000 0 0
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 1718 45,000 0 0
60,000 0 0
for Wages to Seamen generally; for the year 1705 2,563 1 10
ditto; for the year 1718 32,546 0 0
ditto; Pensioners to the Chest at Chatham; for the year 1718 13,000 0 0
48,109 1 10
for Victualling, Bills of Exchange, Short Allowance Money and contingencies; for the year 1718 21,440 11 1
ditto: the Course; for the year 1718 17,100 0 0
38,540 11 1
for Wear and Tear; Imprest, Bills of Exchange and contingencies; for the year 1718 9,800 0 0
ditto; the Course; for the year 1716 188 10
ditto; ditto; for the year 1718 152,884 16
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 1718 68,623 0 0
231,496 6
for Interest to the South Sea Company at 6l. per cent. per an. to Midsummer 1718 for the year 1718 104,676 17 10½
Extraordinaries, for the year 1716:
for William Brooking for the freight and transportation of 49 Supernumerary soldiers and others from Placentia, hither
98 0 0
for Peter Crank, Esq., for the balance due to him on a stated Account for Transport Service 108 15
for Lancelot Stepney and John Goddard, for the like, on their Account for Transport Service 1,023 9
to answer Bills of Exchange drawn for the charge of transporting 3 Regiments of Foot from Cork to Portsmouth 1,739 9 2
2,969 13 10
(total for the year 1705, 2,563l. 1s. 10d.; for the year 1716, 3,158l. 4s.d.; for the year 1718, 480,071l. 5s. 1d.)
£485,792 11
All which was directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
for the year 1705:
Reversionary Annuities anno 1705
2,563 1 10
for the year 1716:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1716
188 10
for the year 1718:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1718
96,797 5 1
Loans on Malt anno 1718 383,274 0 0
and in Aid, for the year 1716:
Imprest money repaid per Thomas Micklethwait
1,969 13 10
ditto per Charles Mason 1,000 0 0
(total for the year 1705, 2,563l. 1s. 10d.; for the year 1716, 3,158l. 4s.d.; for the year 1718, 480,071l. 5s. 1d.)
£485,792 11
There follows an amalgamation of the two foregoing Accounts for the Navy showing the total issues for the year as 1,470,455l. 16s. 11d.
Memorandum.—Mr. Aislabie paid over to the Earl of Lincoln 3 March 1717–18 the sum of 86,216l. 11s.d., out of money raised on the Land Tax anno 1718 for a like sum in Tallies on the Land Tax anno 1718.
(total for the year 1705, 16,331l.; for the year 1716, 3,158l. 4s.d.; for the year 1717, 533,395l. 4s.d.; for the year 1718, 917,571l. 8s. 2d.)
£1,470,455 6 11

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ORDNANCE.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid] Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance (over and above 26,000l. for Sea Services paid him by the Treasurer of the Navy (see page cii)) upon account for the services following:
for Land Services generally; for the year 1717
38,060 7 11
ditto; for the year 1718 35,000 0 0
73,060 7 11
for Sea Services generally; for the year 1718 5,000 0 0
in part of 577,014l. 16s.d. granted to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, out of the Supplies anno 1717; for Land Services; for the year 1717 38,496 18
for Bills of Exchange drawn for the service of the late Expedition to Canada, part of 24,195l. 18s. 2d.; for the year 1717 1,096 8
in part of 2,858l. 13s. 10d. voted for Ordnance Stores and Provisions for the Independent Company in the Islands of Bahama and Providence; for the year 1718 1,946 3 10
(total for the year 1717, 77,653l. 14s. 8d.; for the year 1718, 41,946l. 3s. 10d.)
£119,599 18 6
Which services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds following:
for the year 1717: Annuities at 4l. per cent, subscribed into the Bank anno 1717
39,593 6 9
Loans on Malt anno 1717 35,077 9 3
and in Aid: Imprest money repaid per securities of Charles Eversfield 639 4 2
per cent. [Duty from Barbados etc.] 2,343 14 6
77,653 14 8
for the year 1718:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1718
1,946 3 10
Loans on Malt anno 1718 40,000 0 0
41,946 3 10
£119,599 18 6

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: LAND FORCES.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [paid] Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account for the services hereunder mentioned:
for account of Guards, Garrisons etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey; for the year 1717
234,632 18
ditto; for the year 1718 421,943 1 5
656,575 19
for account of Forces and Garrisons in the Plantations in America; for the year 1717 4,254 5 8
ditto; for the year 1718 24,807 4 4
29,061 10 0
for account of Forces and Garrisons in Minorca; for the year 1717 11,057 13 9
ditto; for the year 1718 42,297 3 6
53,354 17 3
for account of Forces and Garrisons in Gibraltar; for the year 1717 7,412 7 6
ditto; for the year 1718 27,965 10 0
35,377 17 6
for account of provisions for the said Garrison; for the year 1717 1,715 6
ditto; for the year 1718 5,646 8 9
7,361 15
for account of Half Pay to Officers of the Land Forces and Marines; for the year 1717 26,613 17 3
ditto; for the year 1718 47,000 0 0
73,613 17 3
for account of stores and provisions for the Independent Company in the Islands of Bahama and Providence; for the year 1718 912 10 0
for account of Pay to Six Battalions of Foot hired from the Bishop of Munster and the Duke of Sax Gotha; for the year 1717 24,188 3 10
in part of 250,000l. granted to enable His Majesty to concert measures with Foreign Princes; for the year 1717 3,000 0 0
in full of 577,014l. 16s.d. granted to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, out of the Supplies anno 1717; for the year 1717 9,964 1
Memorandum.—This last sum was issued for account of clearings and offreckonings to the Regiments, Troops and Companies whose Muster Rolls are not returned and adjusted to 24 Dec. 1716 in Great Britain; in part of 581,196l. 8s. 0d. granted to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1717, out of the Supplies anno 1718; for the year 1718 224,777 14
Memorandum.—This last sum was applied as follows:
to complete: 959,943l. 1s. 10½d. for Guards and Garrisons etc. in Great Britain
13,989 10 11
34,742l. 14s. 2d. for Forces and Garrison in America 7,700 3 10
57,029l. 14s. 7d. for ditto in Minorca 12,612 13 4
37,192l. 14s.d. for ditto in Gibraltar 8,174 5 11½
85,000l. for half-pay Officers 3,386 2 9
26,894l. 8s. 5d. for pay of 28 Companies of Invalids 21,092 12 4
13,551l. 9s. 5d. for provisions of the Garrison of Gibraltar 1,230 19 10¾
10,000l. for replacing the like sum issued out of Appropriated Revenue of North Britain to the Duke of Argyll, then Governor of His Majesty's Forces there 10,000 0 0
1,175l. 12s. 6d. for the Pay and Bounty Money of the 3 Independent Companies in North Britain 1,175 12 6
3,775l. 9s. 10d. for subsistence of Rebel Prisoners taken at Preston 3,775 9 10
736l. 8s. 5d. for subsistence of 353 Rebel Prisoners subsisted by the Magistrates of Glasgow 236 8 5
2,842l. 12s. 0d. for the half pay of the Officers of Douglas' and Wood's Regiments late in the service of the States General 2,842 12 0
in further part of 250,000l. granted to enable His Majesty to concert measures with Foreign Princes 138,561 2 10
£224,777 14
(total for the year 1717, 322,838l. 14s.d.; for the year 1718, 795,349l. 12s.d.)
£1,118,188 6
All which Services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following: for the year 1717:
Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717
9,964 1
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717 1,715 6
Loans on Malt anno 1717 311,159 6
322,838 14
for the year 1718:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717
650,092 4
Loans on Malt anno 1718 145,257 8 0
795,349 12
£1,118,188 6

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: FORCES ABROAD.

£ s. d.
By [paid] James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces abroad, upon account for the following services:
in full of 24,195l. 18s. 2d. granted for the payment of several Bills of Exchange drawn for the service of the late Expedition to Canada
18,747 18
in further part of 250,000l. granted to enable His Majesty to concert measures with Foreign Princes 45,000 0 0
£63,747 18
£ s. d.
Which services were directed to be paid out of the Fonds following: Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 18,747 18
Loans on Malt anno 1717 45,000 0 0
£63,747 18

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE LATE KING'S DEBTS.

£ s. d.
By [payment of] arrears to the late King's family and servants:
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, for Debts in the Office of the Treasurer of the Chamber
£954 0 0
Out of Additional Tonnage and Poundage.

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE LATE QUEEN'S CIVIL LIST.

£ s. d.
By paid out of the Revenues for the late Queen's Civil List for the following services:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household to Her late Majesty, upon account
892 5 4
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 800 0 0
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary Entertainment 3,093 4 0
to ditto, on their Extraordinary 927 15 0
to Fees and Salaries 1,079 10 9
to Pensions and Annuities 605 0 0
to Bounties 324 19
to presents to Foreign Ministers 500 0 0
to contingencies:
rewards for services
511 2
disbursements 3,568 4 11
to Edward Elliot, Esq., on account of the Tin Affair 1,081 19
£13,384 1
Out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise
52 2 8
Letter Money 132 0 0
Small Branches 2,722 7
Loans on the sale of Tin 10,477 11 4
£13,384 1

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid out of the Revenues of the King's Civil List over and above the payments made by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List in Scotland (see page lxxxi): (fn. 2)
At the Exchequer:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
95,686 14 8
to Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account 29,614 17
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 15,272 2 11¼
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account 2,480 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account 32,572 9 11
to Francis Negus, Esq., Master of the Horse to His Majesty, upon account 10,200 0 0
to Foreign Ministers upon their Ordinary Entertainment 35,966 0 0
to ditto on their Extraordinaries 23,502 4 10
59,468 4 10
to Fees and Salaries 92,909 15
to Pensions and Annuities (including 7,750l. paid to several persons on their Pensions out of First Fruits and Tenths) 32,974 17 0
to Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, Esq., late Paymaster 30,288 18
to French Protestants per ditto 7,500 0 0
to Pensions and Bounties per Walter Chetwynd, Esq., the present Paymaster 18,727 1 6
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners 6,607 0 0
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty 33,092 6 2
to His Royal Highness the Prince 20,000 0 0
to the Governess of the young Princesses 2,900 0 0
to several that quitted the Prince's service on the King's order 2,364 4 0
to Secret Services:
Joseph Addison, Esq., late Secretary of State
2,149 6
Earl of Sunderland, late another 2,200 0 0
James, Earl Stanhope, Principal Secretary of State 800 0 0
James Craggs, Junior, Esq., another 833 6 8
John, Duke of Roxburgh, another 2,901 7
William Lowndes, Esq. 34,120 16 4
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers 2,759 13 0
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 5,824 15 0
to His Majesty's Privy Purse, per the hands of Mr. Henning 33,500 0 0
to contingencies:
Law Charges
7,500 0 0
Liberates of the Exchequer 3,221 15 2
Rewards for services 9,858 2
Surplus to the Sheriffs and others on their Accounts and Rewards for apprehending Highwaymen 6,348 19
Riding charges to Messengers 1,271 0 0
Printers on their Bills 4,562 4 6
Sundry disbursements 33,067 12
Reimbursements 40 0 0
City Impost 197 8 0
Post Fines 587 19
Rents payable by the Crown 321 1 0
66,976 2
644,723 18 4
For Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,500 0 0
at the Custom House:
to His Royal Highness the Prince
40,000 0 0
at the Excise Office:
to His Royal Highness the Prince
39,250 0 0
to several on Pensions (see page cxxvii) 17,500 0 0
56,750 0 0
at the Post Office:
to several on Pensions (see page cxxviii)
23,612 18 0
at the Alienation Office:
to the Duke and Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. Pension
500 0 0
to the Countess of Plymouth on 1,000l. per an. Pension, three-quarters to Ladyday 1718 750 0 0
to the Charges of the Chancery Court, one year 1,546 12 0
2,796 12 0
Post Fines:
to Farmers of the Post Fines in Defalcation of their rent, being to make good so much of this Revenue as the Sheriffs receive and apply to their accounts
2,276 0 0
£806,659 8 4
Out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
256,666 8 10¼
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 322,895 9 1
Letter Money 57,473 17 6
Small Branches 49,623 12 10¾
General or Aggregate Fond 120,000 0 0
£806,659 8 4

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS, LOTTERIES, ETC.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid out of the Duty ofper cent. in Specie from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands:
to George, Viscount Dupplin, assignee of the Earl of Kinoul on Perpetuity of 1,000l. per annum
3,000 0 0
to the Governors of Plantations on their Allowances 5,656 0
8,656 0
By [paid] Joseph Grace (sic pro Gace), Esq., late Receiver General of the Duty on Houses for part of the County of Lincoln, in lieu of an overpayment; out of the Duty on Houses 79 2 2
By [paid] Sir Isaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of His Majesty's Mint in England; out of the Coinage Duty 9,667 13 0
By [paid] Charles, Earl of Lauderdale, the like in Scotland; out of ditto 1,200 0 0
By paid to Receivers of Taxes for their expenses in paying into the Exchequer, the Monies by them received on sundry Aids and Taxes pursuant to a clause in the Malt Act, anno 1717:
to Ambrose Reddall, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Bedford, in part of 570l.
285 0 0
to Lawrence Ambrose, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Berks., in part of 919l. 3s. 0d. 459 11 6
to John Rogers, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Buckingham, in part of 147l. 73 10 0
to Sir William Sanderson, Trustee for the Children of Alexander Horton, late Receiver for the said County, in part of 147l. 73 10 0
to Thomas Austin, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Chester and part of North Wales, in part of 747l. 17s. 0d. 373 18 6
to John Grove, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Cambridge, in part of 56l. 17s. 0d. 28 8 6
to Thomas Richers, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely, in part of 507l. 10s. 0d. 253 15 0
to John Derby, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Dorset, in part of 499l. 9s. 0d. 249 14 6
to John Turner, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Essex, in part of 728l. 16s. 0d. 364 8 0
to John Wroth, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 125l. 8s. 0d. 62 14 0
to William Rogers, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Gloucester, in part of 200l. 100 0 0
to Richard Wollaston, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Hertford, in part of 225l. 112 10 0
to Samuel Clerk, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Hereford, in part of 1,608l. 16s.d. 804 8
to William Jea and William Dowse, late Receivers for the County of Huntingdon, in part of 367l. 1s. 0d. 183 10 6
to Walker Weldon, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Kent, in part of 125l. 62 10 0
to James and Richard Shease, surviving Trustees of Mary Ecklyn, Widow and Executrix of William Fauset, late Receiver for the County of Kent, in part of 350l. 87 10 0
to Joseph Gace, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Lincoln, in part of 108l. 54 0 0
to the Administratrix of John Coxall, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 174l. 1s. 0d. 87 0 6
to Langley Banks, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 300l. 150 0 0
to John Thornton, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Lancaster, in part of 2,220l. 1,110 0 0
to Thomas Woodcock, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Leicester, in part of 336l. 168 0 0
to Samuel Lyon, Esq., late Receiver for the Counties of Northampton and Rutland, in part of 125l. 31 5 0
to ditto and the Administratrix of John Banks, late Receivers for the said Counties, in part of 260l. 65 0 0
to Rachel Banks, Widow and Administratrix of John Banks, late Receiver of the County of Northampton, in part of 75l. 18 15 0
to Samuel Lyon, Esq. and the Executors of John Banks, late Receivers for the said County, in part of 60l. 15 0 0
to John Cowper, Esq., late Receiver for the Counties of Northampton and Rutland, in part of 609l. 304 10 0
to John Bury, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Nottingham, in part of 888l. 444 0 0
to ditto, late Receiver for the said County, in part of 370l. 185 0 0
to William Pacey, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Norfolk, in part of 993l. 7s. 0d. 496 13 6
to Thornagh Gurdon, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 170l. 85 0 0
to Charles Mackarell, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 100l. 50 0 0
to the Executors of Sir Robert Harrison, late Receiver for the County of Oxford, in part of 367l. 10s. 0d. 183 15 0
to Miles Parker, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 245l. 122 10 0
to William Fancourt, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Rutland, in part of 80l. 40 0 0
to Samuel Baily, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Stafford, in part of 279l. 10s. 0d. 69 17 6
to Bernard Hutchins, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Somerset and City of Bristol, in part of 772l. 0s. 3d. 386 0
to John Dee, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Sussex, in part of 500l. 250 0 0
to Anthony Springet, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 295l. 10s. 0d. 147 15 0
to Nathaniel Tredcroft, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 30l. 15 0 0
to John Popham, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Southampton, in part of 68l. 34 0 0
to Thomas Austin, Esq., late Receiver for the said County and the Isle of Wight, in part of 680l. 340 0 0
to Robert Longden, Esq., late Receiver for the Counties of Worcester and Gloucester, in part of 200l. 100 0 0
to John Sparry, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Worcester, in part of 680l. 340 0 0
to William Claridge, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Warwick, in part of 86l. 43 0 0
to Thomas Newsham, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 180l. 45 0 0
to William Newsham, Esq., late Receiver for the said County, in part of 135l. 33 15 0
to the Sureties of John Andrews, deceased, late Receiver for the said County, in part of 871l. 16s.d. (rected.) 435 18
to Alexander Baxter, Esq., late Receiver for the County of Wilts., in part of 93l. 12s. 0d. 46 16 0
to Caleb Powell, Esq., late Receiver for North Wales, in part of 1,637l. 6s. 9d. 818 13
to James Phillips, Esq., late Receiver for South Wales, in part of 479l. 10s. 11d. 239 15
to the Executors of James Caswal, late Receiver for ditto, in part of 2,397l. 19s. 6d. 1,198 19 9
to the Executors of Ralph Williamson, late Receiver for the Counties of York, Durham and Northumberland, in part of 3,273l. 3s. 11½d. 1,636 11 11½
to the Executors of Francis Wyvill, late Receiver for the said Counties, in part of 4,402l. 7s. 0d. 2,201 3 6
15,567 13 9
Out of the Aids following:
First
4s. Aid anno 1693
111 4 10
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 1 4 0
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 1 18 0
Second 3s. Aid anno 1698 637 10 7
Third 3s. Aid anno 1699 126 5
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702 3 4 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 0 19 10½
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 680 10 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 25 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 66 18 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 348 18 10
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 3,686 10 6
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 2,761 13
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 7,115 16
£15,567 13 9
By [paid] Edward Barker, Esq., Treasurer to the Governors of His Majesty's Bounty for the Augmentation of the maintenance of the Poor Clergy, without account other than what he is to render to the said Governors; out of First Fruits 4,581 17
ditto; out of Tenths 1,118 2
5,700 0 0
By [paid] John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for building 50 new Churches, without account, other than what he is to render to the said Commissioners; out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith, Esq. 1,122 12 11
By [paid] Galfridus Walpole, Treasurer of Greenwich Hospital, upon account, to be applied towards finishing the said Hospital and Chapel thereto belonging; out of Loans on Coals 6,000 0 0
By [paid] Charles Batteley, Esq., towards repairing the Collegiate Church of Westminster and the Chapels thereto belonging, being one year and a half, on the yearly sum of 4,000l. granted for that service; out of the Duty on Coals 6,000 0 0
By [paid] the Managers and Directors for their pains and service in executing the Act for redeeming the Fonds of 4 Lotteries et al.; out of the General Fond for raising 724,849l. 6s. 101/6d. per an. 8,100 0 0
By [paid] Thomas Jones, for incidents in taking the subscriptions; out of ditto Fond 540 0 0
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into the 4 Lottery Offices, 1711 and 1712:
10l. Lottery anno 1711
756 19 0
Two Million Adventure anno 1711 610 16 7
10l. Lottery anno 1712 721 11
Class Lottery anno 1712 736 13
2,826 0
out of the General Fond for raising 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per an.
By [paid] the Commissioners for executing an Act for enquiring into the Estates of certain Traitors and Popish Recusants and of Estates given to superstitious uses in England and Scotland; for salaries to the Commissioners 12,900l. and for salaries to inferior Officers and for incident charges attending the execution of the said Act, 4,827l. 0s. 8d.; out of Forfeitures for Treason
17,727 0 8
By [paid] the Commissioners for taking, examining and determining the Debts due to the Army; for their salaries 3,500l. and for incidents 3,000l. from 10 June 1717 to 10 June 1718; out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 3,227 14 11
ditto; out of Loans on Malt anno 1717 22 5 1
ditto; out of Loans on the Sixth 3s. Aid anno 1718 1,625 0 0
ditto; out of Loans on Malt anno 1718 1,625 0 0
6,500 0 0
By [paid] the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent, for one year, on their allowance of 3,980l. per an. to 2 Jan. 1717–18; out of Loans on Malt anno 1718 3,980 0 0
By [paid] the South Sea Company on 608,000l. per an.; out of continued Impositions on Wines etc. from 1 Aug. 1716, for ever 329,365 9 1
ditto; out of 12d. per bushel on Salt 33,731 3 0
ditto; out of Candles and Apprentices 64,145 1 9
427,241 13 10
By [paid] the East India Company on 160,000l. per an.; out of 28d. [per bushel on] Salt and Additional Stamp Duties 127,603 19
By [paid] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery, for 1,500,000l. anno 1710, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 125,537 10 0
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that office 30 9
125,567 19
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l., upon account 6,125 14
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Lottery commonly called the Two Million Adventure, anno 1711, upon account 870 19 11½
By [paid] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery for 1,800,000l., anno 1712, upon account 3,881 9
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l., anno 1712, upon account 716 10
By [paid] the Cashier of the Bank of England to pay arrears of Interest on the four above mentioned Lotteries 2,000 0 0
13,594 14
Out of the Duties and Revenues following:
Goods exported since 8 March 1710
1,604 11
Duty on Hides 433 1
Duty on Soap 2,656 19
3,700l. per week Excise 8,900 2 4
£13,594 14
Memorandum.—The Income of the four above mentioned Lotteries 1711 and 1712 from Ladyday 1717 to Michaelmas following was made one General Fond for paying and clearing all Interest on the Orders in every the said Lotteries to Midsummer 1717, from which time the said Lottery Orders were converted into Annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. and made payable by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England out of the General Fond for raising 724,849l. 6s. 101/6d. per an.
By [paid] George Murray, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714; out of the Fond for the same
108,284 7
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1717; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 7,913 13
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office; out of Lottery Fond 1714 325 12 11½
116,523 13
By [paid] Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, the persons appointed to pay Interest on Exchequer Bills, for their salaries to 5 Jan. 1717–18, 750l.; for charges in passing two years' accounts to the same time 156l. 6s.d.; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank 906 6
By [paid] George, Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt, for his charges and pains in making and issuing Exchequer Bills; out of the said General Fond 650 0 0
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries by him delivered into the Exchequer Bill Office; out of the said General Fond 42 12 2
By [paid] the Bank of England on their Perpetuity of 100,000l. per an.; out of the Five-sevenths Excise 100,000 0 0
more on 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an. being 6 per cent. redeemable by Parliament on repaying 1,775,027l. 17s. 10½d. value in Exchequer Bills delivered up by them and cancelled; out of House Money 70,181 14 11½
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1717; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank 6,686 18
more on 45,000l. and 8,000l. per an. in consideration of their exchanging all Exchequer Bills for ready money on Demand between 30 July 1717 and 25 Dec. following, from which time the said Allowances do cease and determine; out of the said Fond 21,236 6
more on 100,000l. per an. in lieu of 2,000,000l. in Exchequer Bills brought in to be cancelled for half a year to Midsummer 1718; out of the said General Fond 50,000 0 0
more on 54,600l. per an. to pay annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. from Michaelmas 1715, including 650l. for charges of paying and accounting; out of the said General Fond 54,600 0 0
302,704 19
£1,208 502 1 0

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ANNUITIES.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid on Annuities purchased at the Exchequer, and for rewards to Officers and incidents in paying and accounting for the same:
on Annuities purchased anno 1693, at 14l. per cent.; out of the 9d. Excise for 99 years
123,294 0 3
more on Annuities with the advantage of survivorship; out of ditto 7,242 13 8
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer; out of ditto 1,200 0 0
for Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied 237 12
131,974 6
on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two and three lives; out of the Two- sevenths 9d. Excise in the Bank Act 34,795 19 0
for rewards to Officers; Auditor of the Receipt; out of ditto 150 0 0
34,945 19 0
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and 1705; charged on 3,700l. per week Excise:
for one life
14,510 15 0
for two lives 7,217 5 0
for three lives 1,968 16 8
for 99 years 127,774 10
151,471 7
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 1,430 0 0
on Annuities called Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament:
for Principal
291 4 0
for Interest 2,076 12
2,367 16
on Annuities for 184,242l. 14s. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1706; out of the General Fond for the same 183,900 4 0
for rewards to Officers and incidents:
the Officers of the Exchequer
1,470 0 0
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 92 18
both out of ditto 185,463 2
on Annuities for 72,187l. 10s. 0d. purchased for 99 years anno 1707; out of the General Fond for the same 71,995 0 0
for rewards to Officers and incidents:
the Officers of the Exchequer
375 12 2
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 40 16
both out of ditto 72,411 8
on Annuities for 40,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying same and other Revenues in Aid (see page lxxxvi) 39,490 15 0
for rewards to Officers and incidents:
the Officers of the Exchequer
208 2 7
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 13 13 0
both out of ditto 39,712 10 7
on Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same 79,999 12 6
for rewards to Officers and incidents:
the Officers of the Exchequer
416 5 3
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 33 2 0
both out of ditto 80,448 19 9
on Annuities for 81,000l. per an. purchased for 32 years anno 1710; out of the Fond for paying the same 79,614 17 6
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt, for necessaries; out of ditto 17 2 1
79,631 19 7
£779,857 9 10 (fn. 3)

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: INTEREST ON LOANS.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By [payment of] Interest on Loans on the Public Registers and otherwise issued at the Exchequer:
on several Subsidies and Impositions, continued anno 1707, called the Third General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register
145 4 10
on the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1709, called the Fifth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 80 14 1
on the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1710, called the Sixth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 15,610 14 1
on Low Wines and the Additional Duty on Coffee, Tea etc. anno 1705; out of Coffee anno 1705 18 14 11
[on ditto; out of contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 5,305 6 0
5,324 0 11
on the produce of the [late] Queen's Tin 3,551 11 3
on the Duty on Candles and Rates on Monies given with Apprentices anno 1710; out of ditto 117 12 7
[on ditto]; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 121 12 11
[on ditto]; out of contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 34,893 0 6
35,132 6 0
on the Duty on Hops granted anno 1711; out of contributions for Annuities anno 1715 14 8 7
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc. for the year 1713; out of Malt 1715 45 2 5
on the like Duties for the year 1716; out of Malt 1716 4,673 2 1
on the Duty on Malt 1714; out of Malt 1716, being transferred thereto 394 4 9
on the Duty on Malt 1716; out of Loans on Malt 1718 2,904 16 7
7,972 3 5
on the Duties on Malt, Mum etc. for the year 1717; out of Malt 1717 10,594 19 10
on the Duty on Malt 1715; out of Malt 1717, being transferred thereto 11,782 7 0
22,377 6 10
on the Fifth 2s. Aid for the year 1715; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid 63 18 0
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1716; out of the Sixteenth 4s. Aid 9,157 11 8
on the Fifth 3s. Aid for the year 1717; out of the Fifth 3s. Aid 46,544 1 3
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714; out of the Fifth 3s. Aid being transferred thereto 13 13 1
46,557 14 4
on the Sixth 3s. Aid for the year 1718; out of the Sixth 3s. Aid 2,512 18 1
on the Duty on Coals for building 50 new Churches; out of the Duty on Coals 3,457 10 7
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures, made out by the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's, in further part of 17,628l. 12s. 7d. for 3 years' Interest on 97,936l. 16s. 6d. at 6l. per cent. per an. to 24 Dec. 1714; out of contributions to Lottery anno 1714 340 7 10½
By [payment of] Interest on Exchequer Bills received at the Exchequer and re-issued thence in this year, paid by Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others 92,377 11
By [paid] the Bank of England on their Allowance of 31. per cent. per an. for circulating Exchequer Bills on the Acts of Parliament anno 1709 and 1713 which amount to the Principal sum of 4,561,025l. for two quarters ended at Xmas 1717; out of the said General Fond 68,415 7 6
Memorandum.—The Bank of England delivered up to be cancelled 2,000,000l. in Exchequer Bills, and accepted an Annuity of 100,000l. in lieu thereof.
By [paid] ditto for the like on 2,561,025l. remaining uncancelled for two quarters ended at Midsummer 1718; out of the said General Fond 38,415 7 6
106,830 15 0
By [paid] ditto to pay Annuities at 5l. per cent. on 9,533,195l. 10s.d. being the amount of the 4 Lotteries anno 1711 and 1712 and the Bankers' Debt for three-quarters of a year due at Midsummer 1718; out of the General Fond for raising 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per an. 357,494 17 0
By [paid] ditto to pay Annuities at 4l. per cent. on 946,929l. 0s.d. being the amount of the Tallies of Sol. to Midsummer 1718; out of the said General Fond 23,072 15 9
By [paid] ditto for Interest at 4l. per cent. per an. for one year from 24 June 1717 to 24 June 1718, upon Army Debentures amounting o 182,190l. 8s.d. made forth and certified within that time; out of the said General Fond 7,287 12
£739,407 5 5 (fn. 4)

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: REMAINS.

£ s. d.
By the Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1718 as detailed below (see pages cxxi-cxxii) including 80,834l. 0s. 5d. in Tallies in the hands of the particular Paymasters then undisposed of (see page cxxi) £1,541,259 17

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: BALANCE OF LOAN ACCOUNT.

£ s. d.
By Balance of the Account (page cxx) showing the Moneys borrowed by way of Loans and the Moneys repaid on the Public Registers between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718, the Money repaid exceeding the Money borrowed by £156,287 0

[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: SUMMARY.

£ s. d. £ s. d.
By paid to John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of the Navy 984,663 5 10¼
By paid to Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy 485,792 11
1,470,455 16 11
By paid to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer etc. of the Ordnance 119,599 18 6
By paid Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces 1,118,188 6
By paid James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces 63,747 18
2,771,992 0 2
By paid for the arrears to the late King's family and servants 954 0 0
By paid for the late Queen's Civil List 13,384 1
By paid for the King's Civil List 806,659 8 4
820,997 9
By paid for unclassified items, to the Receivers of Taxes, to the Paymasters and Managers of the several Lotteries and to the Bank of England 1,208,502 1 0
By payments on Annuities 779,857 9 10
By payments of Interest on Loans 739,407 5 5
6,320,756 6
By Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 1718 1,541,259 17
By Balance of the Loan Account 156,287 0
£8,018,303 4 2¼]

GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN ACCOUNT.

An Account showing the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Fonds and Revenues between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718, and the Principal Money repaid within the same time.

Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
The King is Debtor:
to Loans made at the Exchequer on the several Fonds and Revenues following:
on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1717:
in Money
452,090 0 0
in Tallies 63,987 9 3
516,077 9 3
on the Sixth 3s. Aid pro anno 1718:
in Money
1,106,199 2 1
in Tallies 206,216 11
1,312,415 13 10¼
on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1718:
in Money
350,000 0 0
in Tallies 350,000 0 0
700,000 0 0
on the Duties on Coals, for building 50 new Churches 25,284 0 0
2,553,777 3
to Balance, being the difference between the sum total of the Money borrowed by way of Loan and the sum total of the Principal Moneys repaid on the Public Registers, the Moneys repaid exceeding the sums borrowed by 156,287 0
£2,710,064 3
Discharge.
The King is Creditor:
By Principal repaid:
on the Third General Mortgage anno 1707; out of the Fond for this Register
2,200 0 0
on the Fifth General Mortgage anno 1709; out of the Fond for this Register 600 0 0
on the Sixth General Mortgage anno 1710; out of the Fond for this Register 92,475 18
on Low Wines and the Additional Duties on Coffee etc. anno 1705: out of Coffee anno 1705 150 0 0
[on ditto]; out of contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 61,507 3 2
61,657 3 2
on the produce of the late Queen's Tin 35,100 0 0
on the Duty on Candles and Rates on Moneys given with Apprentices anno 1710 919 3 10¼
[ditto]; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 1,050 0 0
[ditto]; out of contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 311,900 7 4
313,869 11
on the Duty on Hops for the year 1711; out of the contributions for Annuities anno 1715 300 0 0
on the Duties on Malt etc. for the year 1713; out of Malt anno 1715 being transferred thereto 300 0 0
on the Duties for the year 1716; out of Malt 1716 70,534 8
[on ditto]; out of Loans on Malt 1718 83,163 7 0
on the like Duties for the year 1714; out of Malt anno 1716 being transferred thereto 4,000 0 0
157,697 15
on the like Duties for the year 1717; out of Malt anno 1717 352,645 0 0
on the like Duties for the year 1715; out of Malt anno 1717 being transferred thereto 143,494 10 1
496,139 10 1
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1716; out of the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 194,761 10 0
on the Fifth 3s. Aid for the year 1717; out of the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 1,233,095 8 11¼
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714; out of the Fifth 3s. Aid being transferred thereto 217 6
1,233,312 15
on the Sixth 3s. Aid for the year 1718 65,000 0 0
on the Duty on Coals for building 50 new Churches 56,650 0 0
£2,710,064 3

GENERAL ABSTRACT: REMAINS.

£ s. d.
The particular Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1718:
Tallies undisposed of in the hands of the particular Paymasters as per Account (see page cxviii)
80,834 0 5
New Customs, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1710 2,743 19
Tobacco, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1712 552 6 3
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1714 630 5
ditto, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 1,432 14 11
Continued Impositions, on the Grant from 1 Aug. 1716, for ever 18,155 6
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for His Majesty's Civil List 60,509 6 1
Arrears of the Duty on Coffee, Tea etc. on the Grant which determined 24 June 1714 39 10
Fond for Annuities anno 1710 56,165 10
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 3,681 7 10½
Hereditary and Temporary Excise; for the King's Civil List 1,340 1
ditto; for the Civil List Lottery 13,600 0 0
Arrears of ditto; for the late King's Debts 1,007 0 0
Arrears of ditto; for the late Queen's Debts 16 19 5
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities 82,389 8
One-third Double Excise:
before 12 June 1714
30 19
since 12 June 1714 23 3
9d. per barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 33,652 16 7
Additional 9d. per barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship 67,578 4
Duties on Malt pro anno 1711 301 14 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1712 200 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1713 309 19 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1714 4,284 1
Duties on Malt pro anno 1715 3,664 10 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1716 7,228 9 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1717 34,537 8
Duties on Malt pro anno 1718 9 5
12d. per bushel on Salt 6,610 4 1
Duty on Candles and Apprentices, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1715 343 16 1
the same Duties, continued from 1 Aug. 1715 for ever 906 5 5
Letter Money for the King's Civil List 3,742 0 0
per cent. [Duty from Barbadoes, etc.] 2,286 5
Arrears of the Duty on Marriages, Births, etc. 96 6 4
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills 429 19 10
First Fruits 3,307 14
Tenths of the Clergy 16,159 4
Seizures [of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods], for the King's Civil List 236 5
Sheriffs' Proffers, for ditto 1 6 8
Wine Licences, for ditto 500 0 0
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 197 11
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 5,425 8 5
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract 2 0 0
Forfeitures for Treason 35,259 18 7
Money paid for conscience sake 286 2 0
Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Micklethwaite 299 14 7
ditto per Nehemiah Arnold 290 14
ditto per Sir Robert Furness 207 16 10
ditto per Giles Earl 38 11
ditto per William Thomas 85 15 10
ditto per George Murray 26 17 6
ditto per John Chetwynd 152 15 11
ditto per Charles Bertie 203 19 7
ditto for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Sale of Tin 1,883 8 11
Land Revenue; for the late Queen's Debts 43 1
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue; for the late King's Debts 3 9 6
First Poll anno 1689 1 0 0
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 13 13 0
Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 9 16 0
Subsidies anno 1697 26 4 4
Third Quarterly Poll 8 8 0
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 46 19
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 3,652 12
Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 19,101 17
Sixth 3s. Aid anno 1718 17,472 1 11
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711; for the King's Civil List. 673 14 4
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Duty on Houses for the Bank 50 1 9
ditto for the Lottery anno 1710 13 5 2
(total Forfeitures 122l. 15s. 3d.)
In the hands of Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, for Interest on Exchequer Bills 3,514 13
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 60,889 11
Loans on Coals for building 50 new Churches 19,284 0 0
Duty on Coals for ditto 3,497 16
Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 1716 200 13 10¾
Loans on Malt anno 1716 2,475 12
Loans on the Sixth 3s. Aid anno 1718 73,954 17 3
Loans on Malt anno 1718 23,795 8 5
Contributions on the Act for 1,400,000l. Lottery anno 1714 2,912 16
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715 1,276 14
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 142,349 19 10¾
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 29,757 6 8
of the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchase anno 1708 2,140 17 3
of the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an., in Annuities, purchased the same year 26,402 2
of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others 329,851 12
of the General Fond for raising 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per an. for Annuities at 5l. and 4l. per cent. 223,435 8
(total excluding Tallies 1,460,425l. 17s.d.)
£1,541,259 17 (fn. 5)

GENERAL ABSTRACT: UNAPPROPRIATED REVENUES.

Extract of so much of the foregoing Account as relates to Money arisen between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718 upon certain Arrears of Taxes and other unappropriated Moneys.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717:
One-third Double Excise
54 3 0
Malt anno 1711 301 14 0
Malt anno 1712 200 0 0
Malt anno 1713 300 0 0
Malt anno 1714 3,938 6
Malt anno 1715 3,073 7
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland 197 11
Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Imprest Money repaid per Charles Bertie, Esq. 203 19 7
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702 1 0 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 25 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 66 18 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 62 4 0
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 163 11 1
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 103 10 9
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 2,585 6
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on Receivers:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Duty on Houses for the Bank 37 11 7
ditto for the Lottery anno 1710 13 5 2
11,772 17
To Cash for the net produce of unappropriated Moneys and sundry arrears of Taxes answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Duties on Malt anno 1713
9 19 0
Duties on Malt anno 1714 345 15 9
Duties on Malt anno 1715 436 4 10½
Money paid for conscience sake 286 2 0
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith 1,122 12 11
ditto per Thomas Micklethwaite 2,269 8 5
ditto per Nehemiah Arnold 290 14
ditto per Sir Robert Furness 207 16 10
ditto per Giles Earl 38 11
ditto per William Thomas 85 15 10
ditto per George Murray 26 17 6
ditto per John Chetwynd 152 15 11
ditto per Charles Eversfield 639 4 2
ditto per Charles Mason 1,000 0 0
First Poll anno 1689 1 0 0
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 13 13 0
First 4s. Aid anno 1693 111 4 10
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 1 4 0
Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 9 16 0
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 1 18 0
Subsidies anno 1697 26 4 4
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 8 8 0
Second 3s. Aid anno 1698 637 10 7
Third 3s. Aid anno 1699 126 5
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702 2 4 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 0 19 10½
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 680 10 0
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 286 14 10
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 3,522 19 5
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 2,508 11
more from Scotland 149 11 8
Fifth 2s. Aid 3,800 9 0
more from Scotland 777 0 7
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the Duty on Houses for the Bank 12 10 2
19,590 14
£31,363 12
Discharge or Creditor.
By Payments:
to John Aislabie, Esq., [late] Treasurer of the Navy:
for William Brooking, for the freight and transportation of 49 supernumerary soldiers and others from Placentia hither
98 0 0
for Peter Crank, Esq., for the balance due to him on a stated account for Transport Service 108 15
for Lancelot Stepney and John Goddard, for the like on their account for Transport Service 1,023 9
for answering Bills of Exchange, drawn for the charge of transporting 3 Regiments of Foot from Cork to Portsmouth 1,739 9 2
2,969 13 10
out of Imprest Money repaid per Charles Mason, 1,000l.; out of ditto per Thomas Micklethwaite 1,969l. 13s. 10d.
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., upon account for Ordnance Land Services; out of Imprest Money repaid per securities of Charles Eversfield
639 4 2
to John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer of the Commissioners for building 50 new Churches, upon account; out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith, late Treasurer 1,122 12 11
to Receivers of Taxes for their expenses in paying into the Exchequer, the money by them received on sundry Aids and Taxes:
out of [the following Aids]: First 4s. Aid anno 1693
111 4 10
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 1 4 0
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 1 18 0
Second 3s. Aid anno 1698 637 10 7
Third 3s. Aid anno 1699 126 5
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702 3 4 0
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 0 19 10½
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 680 10 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 25 0 0
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 66 18 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 348 18 10
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 3,686 10 6
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 2,761 13
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 7,115 16
15,567 13 9 (fn. 6)
20,299 4 8
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1718:
One-third Double Excise
54 3 0
Malt anno 1711 301 14 0
Malt anno 1712 200 0 0
Malt anno 1713 309 19 0
Malt anno 1714 4,284 1
Malt anno 1715 3,509 12 5
Sale of foreign salt in Scotland 197 11
Money paid for conscience sake 286 2 0
Imprest money for prompt payment of Annuities 386 0
Imprest money repaid per Charles Bertie 203 19 7
ditto per Thomas Micklethwaite 299 14 7
ditto per Nehemiah Arnold 290 14
ditto per William Thomas 85 15 10
ditto per George Murray 26 17 6
ditto per John Chetwynd 152 15 11
ditto per Giles Earl 38 11
ditto per Sir Robert Furness 207 16 10
First Poll anno 1689 1 0 0
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 13 13 0
Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 9 16 0
Subsidies anno 1697 26 4 4
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 8 8 0
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715 46 19
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on Receivers:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2 11 4
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 11 16 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 16 11 2
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 28 9 2
Houses for the Bank 50 1 9
ditto for the Lottery anno 1710 13 5 2
11,064 7
(total Forfeitures 122l. 15s. 3d.)
£31,363 12 (fn. 7)

GENERAL ABSTRACT: CIVIL LIST MONEYS.

Extract of so much of the foregoing Accounts as relates to the net money arisen for the King's Civil List between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
30,327 10
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 28,459 12
Seizures 637 11
Fines of Leases 206 5 0
General or Aggregate Fond 30,000 0 0
Public Money appropriated for the Civil List 673 14 4
90,304 14
To Cash arisen as well by Receipts at the Exchequer as by money applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers of those Revenues:
on account of Arrears before Michaelmas 1715:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise
80 17 1
Letter Money 212 1 7
Sheriffs' Proffers 0 3 4
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 31 10 0
324 12 0
on account of the growing Revenue:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
246,848 4
more being applied to the Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers General of the Customs 40,000 0 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 252,545 0 11
more being applied to the Heads of the Civil List by the Cashiers of Excise 56,750 0 0
Letter Money 37,390 17 11
more being applied to the Heads of the Civil List by the Receiver General of the Post Office 23,612 18 0
Fines on Alienations 668 19 5
more being applied per the Receiver of those Fines 2,796 12 0
First Fruits and Tenths of the Clergy, so far as [i.e. so much of] those Revenues, as are charged at the Exchequer with pensions payable by the Crown 7,750 0 0
Sheriffs' Proffers 872 14 5
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 28,097 11
Fines of Leases 2,869 16 4
Wine Licences 4,000 0 0
Land Revenue 116 16 8
Profits of the Hanaper 37 4 7
Post Fines, being one year's Rent of the Farm 2,276 0 0
706,632 16
to the yearly sum appropriated in Aid of the foregoing Revenues; out of the General or Aggregate Fond 120,000 0 0
826,632 16
(total Cash arisen, 826,957l. 8s.d.)
£917,262 2
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments for Account of the Civil List (over and above that paid by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List in Scotland, see page lxxxi): (fn. 8)at the Exchequer:
to the Cofferer of the Household, upon account
95,686 14 8
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account 29,614 17
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account 15,272 2 11¼
to the Master of the Robes, upon account 2,480 0 0
to the Paymaster of the Works, upon account 32,572 9 11
to the Master of the Horse, upon account 10,200 0 0
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary Entertainment 35,966 0 0
to ditto, on their Extraordinaries 23,502 4 10
to Fees and Salaries 92,909 15
to Pensions and Annuities (including 7,750l. paid to several persons on their pensions out of First Fruits and Tenths) 32,974 17 0
to Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, late Paymaster 30,288 18
to French Protestants per ditto 7,500 0 0
to Pensions and Bounties per Walter Chetwynd, Esq., present Paymaster 18,727 1 6
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners 6,607 0 0
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty 33,092 6 2
to His Royal Highness the Prince 20,000 0 0
to the Governess to the young Princesses 2,900 0 0
to several that quitted the Prince's service on the King's order 2,364 4 0
to Secret Services:
Joseph Addison, Esq., late Secretary of State
2,149 6
Earl of Sunderland, late another 2,200 0 0
James, Earl Stanhope, Principal Secretary of State 800 0 0
James Craggs, Junior, Esq., another 833 6 8
John, Duke of Roxburgh, another 2,901 7
William Lowndes, Esq. 34,120 16 4
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers 2,759 13 0
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate 5,824 15 0
to His Majesty's Privy Purse, by the hands of Mr. Henning 33,500 0 0
to contingencies:
Low Charges
7,500 0 0
Liberates of the Exchequer 3,221 15 2
Rewards for services 9,858 2
Surplus to Sheriffs and others on their accounts, and Rewards for apprehending Highwaymen 6,348 19
Riding Charges to Messengers 1,271 0 0
Printers on their Bills 4,562 4 6
sundry disbursements 33,067 12
reimbursements 40 0 0
City Impost 197 8 0
Post Fines 587 19
Rents payable by the Crown 321 1 0
(total contingencies, 66,976l. 2s.d.)
644,723 18 4
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery, anno 1713
36,500 0 0
at the Custom House:
to His Royal Highness the Prince
40,000 0 0
at the Excise Office:
to His Royal Highness the Prince
39,250 0 0
to several on pensions (see page cix) 17,500 0 0
56,750 0 0
at the Post Office:
to several on pensions (see page cix)
23,612 18 0
at the Alienation Office:
to the Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. pension
500 0 0
to the Countess of Plymouth on 1,000l. per an. pension; three quarters to Ladyday 1718 750 0 0
to the Charge of the Chancery Court, for one year 1,546 12 0
2,796 12 0
Post Fines:
to Farmers of the Post Fines in defalcation of their Rent, being to make good so much of this Revenue as the Sheriffs receive and apply to their Accounts
2,276 0 0
806,659 8 4
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1718:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
60,509 6 1
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 14,940 1
Letter Money 3,742 0 0
Sheriffs' Proffers 1 6 8
Seizures 236 5
Wine Licences 500 0 0
General or Aggregate Fond 30,000 0 0
Public Money appropriated for the Civil List 673 14 4
110,602 13 11¾
£917,262 2

Footnotes

  • 1. See 13 Anne, c. 18.
  • 2. A nil account for this year, as last.
  • 3. The figures given add up to 779,897l. 9s. 10d.
  • 4. The figures given add up to 739,407l. 4s. 7d.
  • 5. The figures given add up to 1,541,199l. 17s. 8½d.
  • 6. The figures given add up to 15,567l. 13s. 8½d.
  • 7. The figures given add up to 31,363l. 12s. 1d.
  • 8. Nil for this year as for the preceding one.