Declared Accounts, 1704-5
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'Declared Accounts, 1704-5: Excise', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. CCCIV-CCCXXI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84776 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Excise

Declared Accounts : Excise ; General Account.
Audit Office, Bundle 1077, Roll 716.
Commissioners And Governors Of Excise.
General Account of Excise (London vinegar excepted) for one year from 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
in nett money at 24 June 1704 114,561 16
remaining due from sundry brewers, victuallers and retailers in the several parts of England and Wales 50,198 5
ditto in London 43,760 19
93,959 4
remaining due from former Collectors and others in the Country for the balance of their accompts and bills of exchange 25,945 1
from the Treasurer of the Navy and Victuallers of the Navy for several bills drawn or yet unpaid 694 10 10
from sundry Collectors in London and on bonds standing out for imported liquors 1,891 8
from the present Collectors in the Country and the Outports for the balances of their accompts ending at 24 June 1704 5,569 10
34,100 11
remaining upon several noblemen and others for the money by them taken up, in the late Revolution, from several Collectors of Excise, for which it appears not yet to the Auditors of Excise that they have accompted or produced their discharge for the same : therefore they are still charged for the same 18,702 12
money imprested into the hands of the Commissioners of Excise or their Cashier for incident charges 500 0 0
Total of Remains £261,824 4 7
the whole produce of the Excise for one whole year ending 24 June 1705 for England, Wales and Berwick on Tweed
in the several Collectors in the County named in the Leidger Book of this accompt 739,196 8 6
in London, Westminster and the Bills of Mortality 340,379 17
excise of imported liquors in the several ports of England and Wales 10,516 7
1,090,092 12
Payable for the revenues of Excise [as follows] that is to say
for the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 535,812 19 8
for the 9d. Excise granted for 99 years from 25 January 1692-3 173,191 7
for the Lottery 9d. commencing 17 May 1697 187,203 9
for the Bank 9d. commencing 17 May 1697 173,191 2
for the Duty on Low Wines 20,418 6 3
for the Duty on Fines received from the Country 229 4
ditto from the outports 45 16
£1,090,092 7
Voluntary Charge
money received in London for the Queen's part of fines adjudged by the Excise Commissioners within the time of this accompt 181 15 5
here is charged the gross produce of the New Duty on Sweets commencing 10 May 1699 included in the Excise vouchers in the Country as may appear by the Leidgers of the Excise Comptroller and Accountant 45 11
227 6
also there is herein further charged 249l. 5s. 10¼d. which the said Commissioners of Excise did voluntarily charge themselves with in the Cash accompt of the Excise for this year ending at 24 June 1705 as therein is expressed 249 5 10¼
also there is further charged and accompted for the over balances paid into the Excise [head Office] in London by sundry Collectors detailed (15 in number in London and 9 in the Country) : for which the said collectors are to have credit respectively in their several accompts for next year 1,123 14 1
Surcharges (detailed) appearing from the stock books in the Examiners' Office 250 9
Total charge £1,353,767 12 10¾
Discharge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
overbalances due to Collectors from the preceding accompt and here allowed 718 6
salaries and allowances to Officers, etc. in the several Counties in England and Wales 80,689 8 10
allowances to late Collectors and Officers in the Country 140 3
allowances for exports as merchandise, allowances by Justices' warrants and affidavits, allowance to the Fishermen of Great Yarmouth, allowances for incidents and poundage in the outports and London port 2,780 13
83,610 5
ready money received and had by these accomptants and particularly accompted for as by their Cash accompt 1,004,883 16 1
Total payments £1,089,212 7 10½
Remains 264,555l. 5s. d.
Whereof :
l. s. d.
net money of the revenues of Excise received by these accomptants and remaining unaccounted for within said year 113,922 1 4
money remaining in arrear on brewers, victuallers, retailers and others in the kingdom of England within the time of this accompt
in the several Counties of England and Wales 52,859 12
in London : upon accompt of
beer and ale 37,112 3 11¼
strong waters 1,143 16
low wines 2,469 11 6
coffee 2,832 5 10
cyder 1,275 2
mead 472 13 3
sweets 277 12
45,583 5 4
98,442 17
Arrears unpaid by Collectors and others for the balance of their accompts and bills of exchange viz. upon
George Murray, late Collector of Bedford 13 3 0
Richard Tooth, late Collector of Bristol 25 0 0
John Phillipps, late Collector of Cambridge 12 0 0
Edward Denneston, late Collector of Canterbury 68 15 2
William Liggon, for a bill unpaid on accompt of the Bristol collection 226l. and for 3 bills of exchange unpaid on accompt of the Dorset collection 311l. 537 0 0
Henry Banson, late Collector of Durham and Newcastle 2,376 4 11¾
Sir Edward Bathurst, late Collector of Gloucester 36 16 7
Ralph Deane, late Collector of Gloucester 24 13
Ambrose Chelwall, late Collector of Hertford 453 7
Francis Hill, late Collector of Lancaster 288 16
Thomas Benson, late Collector of Lancaster 2,607 6 10
John Stevenson, late Collector of Northumberland 407 3
Tho. Cowden, late Collector of Norfolk, for a bill on Cha. Thomas unpaid 100 0 0
ditto more [for ditto] on Thomas Cowden for a balance 31 17 10½
William Hornby, late Collector of Hertford, Lincoln North, Middlesex and Surrey 1,249 2 11¾
John Kiffen, late Collector of York South, York West and Sheffield 801 3
Rivers Dickenson, for money received of Andrew Clayton, late Collector of Middlesex and Surrey 750 12 0
Simon Donjoy, late Collector of Surrey 1,377 5
George Newton, late Collector of Wales 0 4 0
John Trotman, late Officer of Wales, Middle 9 12
William Benson, late Collector of Westmorland 3,451 11 7
Ephraim Sandford, late Collector of Northumberland 53l. 16s. 11½d. ; more as late Collector of Westmorland 6l. 0s. 3d. ; more for arrears of 1695, 33l. 19s. 9½d. 93 17 0
Richard Andrewson, late Collector of Wales, North 101 0 10¼
Ferdinando Huddleston, late Collector of York, North 3,258 17 11
John Jennings, late Collector of Worcester 32 16
Thomas Bird, late Collector of Oxon and Bucks 0 0
Richard Breynton, for a bill drawn by him upon Samuel Buckle payable to the Excise Commissioners, unpaid 20 0 0
a debt removed from Tho. Clarke, late Collector of Hereford and Worcester and placed upon the Commissioners of Transportation 540 0 0
John Crundall, being the remainder of a note under his hand for 159l. 10s. 7d. payable to the Commissioners of Excise, unpaid 59 10 7
Peter Parr and Arthur Jeffrys being [a debt] removed from John Lyford, late Collector of Hants, by warrant from the Lord Treasurer dated 14 December 1703 80 0 0
Michaell Burton, late Collector of Cumberland 209 2 10
Jos. Feild for part of 2 bills drawn by John Grocer for 150l. [being a debt] removed from John Rampley by direction of the Commissioners of Excise and set upon the said Feild 130 0 0
Sarah Dodd, being the remainder of 2 bills of exchange drawn by her 75 0 2
John Gwyn, for a debt removed from Tho. Clarke and set in super on said Gwyn 160 0 0
John Grocer for a bill drawn on John Ewer [unpaid] and set on said Grocer 200 0 0
Jacob Sheldrake, late servant to the late Cashier [of Excise] for money received of a bill of exchange [drawn or remitted to London by] William Leigh, Collector : by warrant of the Treasury Lords dated 26 November 1700 Leigh is discharged and the said Sheldrake is set in super for 140l. 9s. 0d. more [set] upon Sheldrake for part of a bill No. 3099 for 400l. [which is set in super on him] by a like warrant 51l. 14s. 9d. 192 3 9
Henry Willett, late Collector of Suffolk 67 0 0
Thomas Woodward for 2 bills of exchange on Samuell Trowell returned for non acceptance : [for which] John Hawkins, Collector in Derby is discharged and the said Tho. Woodward is set in super by warrant from the Treasury Lords dated 29 November 1700 400 0 0
Joseph Reynoldson, late servant to Charles Duncombe, Esq. late Cashier of Excise, for money received on sundry bills of exchange and not accompted for 6,130 19
Thomas Combe, late Collector of Canterbury 4 4
William Sharrett, late Collector of the Isle of Wight 53 16
25,357 1 11¼
upon several bills of exchange drawn upon the Treasurer of the Navy and on the Victuallers of the Navy remaining unpaid on the accompts of the collectors as follows
James Edge, late Collector for Bedford 7 16 10
Henry Marten, late Collector for Berks 6 bills detailed 71 17 10
John Phillipps [ditto] Cambridge 9 1 4
Fran. Johnson, late Collector for Co. Herts. 7 16 10
Char. Crouch, late Collector for Co. Lincoln 13 18 4
William Hornby [ditto for] Middlesex and Surrey 85 0 0
Andrew Clayton[same] 7 6 0
John Whetham [same] for Co. Surrey 5 0 0
Simon Donjoy [ditto] 12 0 0
George Richmond [ditto] Wales, East 127 16 5
Richard Tooth [ditto] Wales, middle 25 6 0
unpaid bills on the Navy Victuallers
John Carwithen [ditto for] Co. Cornwall 171 13
Thomas Combe, late Collector for Co. Kent 149 17
694 10 10
Remains in arrear and unpaid upon balances due from sundry collectors and others in London (collectors names stated in detail)
London : Distillery 595 3 9
London : Coffee 329 18
London : Cyder 178 3
London : Mead 447 8
London : sweets 6 12 0
London : imported liquors 384 12
1,941 19
Money in hands of sundry collectors and unpaid for the balances of their accompts of Excise for this year : as they are particularly named and specified in the Leidger Books of this General accompt for the Duty of her Majesty's revenues of Excise ending 24 June 1705 3,706 8 9
the like unpaid balances due from sundry collectors of the outports for balances on their accompts of the Excise on Imported Liquors of this present year ended at Midsummer 1705 1,287 12 10¼
4,994 1
in all total remains on collectors' balances £32,987 13
depending on noblemen and others for money taken up by them from several County Collectors of Excise in the late Revolution [of 1688] and still depending 18,702 12
Money imprested to the Commissioners of Excise or their Cashier for incidents 500 0 0
Sum total of the aforesaid supers £264,555 5
Declared 21 May 1708.
Declared Accounts : Excise : Cash Account.
Audit Office, Bundle 908, Roll 76.
Excise Cash Account 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Arrears. Remains on the foot of the last account for 1703-4 11,350 11
depending upon Sub-Commissioners, Farmers and others before 25 December 1660 37,605 6
depending upon Sub-Commissioners, Farmers, Commissioners and Cashier from 1661 onwards 22,224 12 4
66,180 10
Receipts of the revenue of Excise
l. s. d.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise
1704 September 29 quarter 132,242 11
1704 December 25 quarter 106,680 12 11¾
1705 March 25 quarter 123,468 6 5
1705 June 24 quarter 117,905 19 8
485,297 10
the Additional 9d. for 99 years from 25 January 1692-3
1704 September 29 quarter 43,480 13 11¼
1704 December 25 quarter 36,303 15 1
1704 March 25 quarter 39,960 19 8
1704 June 24 quarter 38,034 1
157,779 10
the Additional or Lottery 9d. from 17 May 1697 for 16 years
1704 September 29 quarter 48,585 4 9
1704 December 25 quarter 40,243 19
1705 March 25 quarter 42,948 14
1705 June 24 quarter 40,127 5
171,906 3
the Additional or Bank 9d. from 17 May 1697
1704 September 29 quarter 43,480 12
1704 December 25 quarter 36,303 13 10¾
1705 March 25 quarter 39,960 19
1705 June 24 quarter 38,034 6
157,779 5 10
Low Wines and Sweets from 24 March 1700-1
1704 September 29 quarter 4,981 13 9
1704 December 25 quarter 9,154 14 3
1705 March 25 quarter 7,349 3
1705 June 24 quarter 8,056 15 6
29,532 6
Carried forward £1,002,294 16 £66,180 10
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Brought forward 1,002,294 16 66,180 10
the arrears of the 21d. ended 24 July 1692
1705 March 25 quarter 0 9
the arrears of the Additional 9d. and Double 9d. ended 17 May 1697
in 1705 March 25 quarter 1 7 8
received of part of the London fines and penalties adjudged against brewers and others before 8 March 1701-2
l. s. d.
in 1705 March 25 quarter 44 12 6
since 8 March 1701-2
in 1705 March 25 quarter 137 2 11
181 15 5
1,002,478 8 11½
Voluntary Charge
rent of the estate of Arthur Shallett 69 5 10¼
brandy seizure at Yarmouth 44 0 0
repayment of old Excise Office repairs 25 0 0
rent of part of the old Excise Office 8 0 0
goods and old books belonging to the said Office 40 10 0
186 15 10¼
rent of other parts of the old Excise Office 62 10 0
Total charge and receipts £1,068,908 5 0
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Salaries to the Commissioners, Officers and Clerks of the Excise and rent of the Excise Office 22,365 19 11¾
repairs and incidents 4,714 13
money paid to Catherine, Queen Dowager 12,209 15 2
ditto to Edward Nicholas for the Prince of Denmark 25,000 0 0
ditto to Richard Miller for George, Duke of Northumberland 3,000 0 0
allowances for English Aqua Vitae and beer exported as merchandise, for overcharges and for balances due to collectors 207 6 6
refund of land tax on Excise Officers of under 60l. per an. salary 1,474 16 0
Excise Cashier, cost of carrying his moneys to the Exchequer, etc. 203 9 10
69,176 0 8
moneys paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer
for the Hereditary and Temporary Excise and on the 3,700l. per week 427,631 3
out of or for the Additional 9d. Excise for 99 years commencing 25 January 1692-3 154,763 11
out of the Additional or Lottery 9d. commencing 11 May 1697 168,897 16 7
Additional or Bank 9d. commencing 17 May 1697
within the year ending 24 June 1705 154,763 7 1
Carried forward £69,176 0 8
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Brought forward 69,176 0 8
out of the Low Wines, etc. since 24 March 1700-1 to same year ending 24/6/1705 29,468 4
out of the arrears of the Double Excise or 21d. ended 24 July 1692 0 9
out of the arrears of the Additional 9d. ended 17 May 1697 and the Double 9d. 1 7 8
for part of the fines and penalties adjudged against brewers and others 181 15 5
935,707 15 5
Received the 4th January 1705-6 the several tallies before specified of George Bruere, Deputy Auditor of Excise, being for money paid
to the Queen Dowager 12,209l. 15s. 2d. and for ready money paid into the Exchequer on the aforesaid Duties of Excise being 328 tallies for 935,707l. 15s. 5d.
In all 936 tallies for 947,917l. 10s. 7d. to be joined by the Deputy Chamberlain of the Exchequer at Westminster
Signed. Henry Ballowe, John Smith, Deputy Chamberlains of the Exchequer
Total of payments and allowances aforesaid £1,004,883 16 1
And so remains 64,024l. 8s. 11d.
[Whereof]
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Depending :
on sundry Sub-Commissioners of Excise for moneys in their hands for moneys collected and received in their several districts and Collections at or before 25 December 1660 14,095 18 1
on sundry late Farmers of Excise in several Counties, places and Districts for rent payable by them at or before 25 March 1658 17,196 16 0
on sundry Collectors of Fines and Forfeitures collected before 25 December 1660 1,312 12
32,605 6
on late Sub-Commissioners of Excise for Excise money received in 1661 and 1662 4,053 6 5
on divers late Farmers of Excise for rents due at Michaelmas 1665, Midsummer 1668 and Michaelmas 1674 16,884 1 11½
on divers late Commissioners of Excise and a late Cashier of Excise for money paid by them without sufficient warrant 1,287 3 11½
22,224 12 4
on the present accomptant Commissioners and Governors of Excise for several items detailed of moneys in their hands unpaid, imprests, salaries untouched and arrears [not yet paid in] : being moneys resting in theirs or their Cashier's hands at the time of the determination of this Cash Account 9,194 10
Declared 4 July 1706.
Godolphin.
H. Boyle.
Declared Accounts : Salt Duty : General Account.
Audit Office, Bundle 2090, Roll 110.
Certain Rates and Duties upon Salt 25 March 1704 to 25 March 1705.
Account exhibited by the Commissioners, John Danvers, Thomas Aram, Ashburnham Toll, John Wyneve, and Humphrey Griffith, Esqrs., Commissioners thereto appointed 22 January, 2 Anne.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Arrears on the foot of the last accompt of these accomptants 18,347 9
depending upon several Collectors upon the foot of the said accompt 12,123 8 7
depending upon several proprietors of Salt being due from them upon the foot of the said accompt 20,196 8 2
79,667 5 11½
Receipts. Money received for Salt made in England by Collectors, detailed, for Collections as follow viz.
Northumberland 311 19
Lancashire 307 11
Devon 2,953 8
Somerset 314 18 4
Somerset 299 11 10
Bristol 4,420 7 1
Co. Monmouth 1,516 10 3
Co. Monmouth 79 0 0
Co. Derby 123 16 8
Lancashire 702 0 5
Worcester 49,956 1
Cumberland 1,587 2
Flint 4,068 4 1
Kent 704 6 11½
Hants 18,380 12
Chester 25,247 11 3
Chester 18,101 1 7
Chester 95,768 10 11¼
Northumberland 36,668 19
Somerset 550 6 8
Devon 528 5 0
Cornwall 609 10 0
Cornwall 283 4 2
Cornwall 216 0 0
Portsea Island, Co. Hants 4,647 5 10
Dorset 1,426 17 6
Stafford 7,036 12 3
Sussex 121 8 4
Gloucester 353 14
Durham 79,020 1
Devon 1,420 5 0
Westmorland 3 2 11
Norfolk 5,822 8 5
Norfolk 1,666 18 9
364,217 15 4
Ports of
Bideford (Devon) 972 13 4
Chester (Chester) 0 16 8
Dartmouth (Devon) 1,082 10 10¾
Dover (Kent) 1,133 6 8
Exeter (Devon) 1,629 19 10
Falmouth (Cornwall) 346 13 4
Falmouth (Cornwall) 236 10 6
Fowey (Cornwall) 837 13 4
Lancaster (Lancaster) 2 17 4
Carried forward £443,885 1
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Brought forward 443,885 1
London port 1,181 8
London port 3,723 2 6
Looe (Cornwall) 457 6 8
Lyme Regis (Dorset) 203 6 8
sMilford and Tenby nil
Minehead 186 14
Padstow 340 12 2
Penryn 553 13 4
Penzance 1,897 6 8
Plymouth 4,508 5
Poole 194 0 0
Portsmouth 861 6 8
Rye 53 6 8
St. Ives, Cornwall 341 0 0
Weymouth 3 5 10½
the Queen's moiety of fines and seizures 22 11 9
20,770 8 9
Money overpaid by Collectors, detailed, in the time of this accompt 234 6 8
Total charge £464,889 16
Discharge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Money accounted for in the Cash Account of this year ended at Lady day 1705 226,597 19
Money overpaid by Collectors in the last account 223 5 10½
salaries and poundage and incidents paid and allowed within the time of this accompt to Collectors, surveyors and other officers, detailed at length, employed in this Duty and discount after the rate of 10 per cent. for prompt payment of this Duty, debentures detailed for Salt and fish exported, allowances for rock salt refined, salt lost at sea or over entered, etc. 155,658 15 5
Total payments and allowances £382,480 0
Remains 82,409l. 16s. d.
Whereof
l. s. d.
depending upon sundry salt proprietors and makers of salt, detailed, within the several collections, detailed 17,290 3 0
depending upon several late and present Collectors and other Officers, detailed, for money remaining in their hands 47,045 19 3
upon these accomptants for moneys remaining in the hands of sundry collectors at the determination of this accompt but since paid by them 17,524 1 0
upon Francis Bridges, Esq. the present Cashier [of this Duty] 549 12 10¼
£82,409 16
Even and Quit.
Declared 11 September 1710.
Declared Accounts : Salt Duty : Cash Account.
Audit Office, Bundle 2069, Roll 11.
Of the Commissioners for the Duties on Salt :
25 March 1704 to 25 March 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Remains in the hands of these Accomptants at Lady day 1704 3,130 19
Money received of the several Collectors, detailed,
for the Old Duty on Salt commencing 25 March 1694 67,208 1 0
for the Additional Duty determining 25 December 1699 29 10
for the [Salt Duties forming part of the] East India Fund commencing 25 December 1699 156,779 0 4
224,016 11
Total charge £227,147 10
Discharge.
l. s. d.
salaries to Commissioners and Officers employed about the Salt Duties 4,535 0 0
incident charges and disbursements 3,971 0
Money repaid upon debentures for fish and salt exported 22,677 10 6
Money paid into the Exchequer as by tallies, detailed,
out of the Old Duty on Salt 58,620 10
out of the Additional Duty determining 25 December 1699 29 10
out of the [Duties forming part of the] East India [Company's] Fund commencing 25 December 1699 136,484 7 1
195,134 8 1
Auditor's fee 280 0 0
Total payments and allowances £226,597 19
Remains 519l. 11s. d.
Declared 11 September 1710.
Declared Accounts ; Malt Duty ; General Account.
Audit Office, Bundle 1077, Roll 717.
Duty on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry anno 1705.
General Account for the year 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Arrears (nil—being first accompt)
net produce in the Country from 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705
for malt at 6d. per bushel 698,484 0
for cyder at 4s. per hogshead 13,974 12
Compositions 3,564 11
her Majesty's share of fines 444 19
surcharges from the Examiner's Office in London 133 13
surcharges from Collectors' Ledgers 0 17
interest received on bills of exchange returned 26 11 11½
profit made by returns of money [by Country bills on London] 4 6
716,633 13
net produce in London for the aforesaid time
for malt at 6d. per bushel 908 18 11¾
for cyder at 4s. per hogshead 1,705 18
for English mum at 10s. the barrel 57 5 0
2,672 2
net produce in London and the Outports
for mum imported at 10s. per barrel in the outports 86 6
for cyder imported in the outports at 4s. per hogshead 6 8 0
for mum imported in London port 367 0 0
459 14
719,765 10
Overbalances paid into the Office of Excise in London by Malt Duty Collectors for which they are to have credit on their respective accounts for next year (16 Collectors for amounts detailed) 842 4 1
Total charge £720,607 14
Discharge.
l. s. d.
salaries and riding charges of Officers 28,950 3
incidents, inferior officers' taxes, poundage to outports Collectors, etc. 2,073 19
Malt exported, overcharged, destroyed by fire or spoiled, etc. 18,940 7 11¾
Money accounted for in their Cash account 416,090 8
Total payments and allowances £466,054 19
Remains 254,552l. 18s. d.
Whereof
l. s. d.
unpaid by maltsters and others in the Country 48,243 14
ditto in London 642 11
unpaid by Country collectors 1,510 4 10½
Cash in the hands of the Excise Cashier to be accounted for by the Excise Commissioners 18,333 0 10½
Carried forward £68,729 11
l. s. d.
Brought forward 68,729 11
Cash received after 24 June 1705 on the accounts of the several Collectors of the outports : and is money to be accompted for by the Excise Commissioners 55l. 6s. 2¾d. and of the Collectors for Imported Liquors in London port 20l. 12s. 6d. 75 18
Money to be accompted for by the said Commissioners for cash received after 24 June 1705 on the accompts of several Collectors in the Country named in the Leidger Books of this accompt 185,747 4
£254,552 14
Declared 21 May 1708.
Declared Accounts.
Audit Office, Bundle 908, Roll 77.
Excise Commissioners : Cash Account of the Malt Duty (the Duty on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry) granted by 2 Anne c. 17 for one year from 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Arrears nil : this being the first account of this Duty as by the said Act
Money received on the said Duty within the said whole year £434,423 9 7
Discharge.
l. s. d.
salaries to Officers, clerks, etc. 840 2 7
payments to tradesmen and others for goods, etc. furnished 834 1 8
inferior officers' tax allowances, payments payments and fees for carrying money to the Exchequer 155 9 10
ready money paid into the Exchequer on tallies detailed 414,290 14
Total £416,090 8
remaining in the hands of the Excise Commissioners 18,333l. 0s. 10½d.
Declared 26 December 1705.
Godolphin.
Hy. Boyle.
Declared Accounts ; Malt Duty ; Cash Account.
Audit Office, Bundle 1077, Roll 717.
General account for the year ended 1705 June 24 of the arrears of the Duty on Malt granted for the year from 24 June 1703 to 24 June 1704.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Remains : arrears unpaid by maltsters in the Country on the last General Accompt ended 24 June 1704 32,054 18
ditto in London 386 14
due from Collectors in the Country 2,695 9
money in the hands of the Cashier of Excise 12,205 4
money received after 24 June 1704 on the accounts of sundry port collectors ; and to be accounted for by the Excise Commissioners 121 17 0
ditto for ditto received from the Country Collectors 136,767 1 8
184,231 4
receipts within this year ended 24 June 1705 of money of the arrears of the Malt Duty which determined 24 June 1704 (moneys recovered, fines, bills of exchange returned and Collectors' surcharges) 89 18
overbalances paid into the Office of Excise in London by Malt Duty Collectors : for which they are to have credit in their respective accompts for next year 825 1
Total charge £185,146 4
Discharge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
overbalances due to several Collectors from the preceding accompt 790 8 10
incident charges, refund of taxes on inferior officers of the Excise, etc. and overcharges 7,845 2
(7,506l. 0s. 9d. for malt exported overseas and 9l. 14s. 0d. for cyder exported overseas as merchandise)
discharged as per the Cash account of this Duty declared 26 December 1705 174,322 3
182,167 5 8
Total allowance 182,957l. 14s. 6d.
Remains 2,188l. 10s. d.
Whereof
l. s. d.
Money remaining in arrear of the Malt arrears determined 23 June 1704 and owing by sundry Maltsters and others detailed and officers of country collections detailed in the Country at the time of the determination of this General accompt 22,188 10
Declared 21 May 1708.
Declared Accounts : Malt Duty Arrears.
Audit Office, Bundle 909, Roll 80.
Cash Account of the arrears of the Duty on Malt anno 1704 (ended 24 June 1704) to wit : account for the year ended 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
remains in the hands of these accomptants :
to wit the Excise Commissioners at 24 June 1704 12,205 4
receipts of said arrears in the year ended 24 June 1705 162,118 0
Total charge £174,323 4
Discharge.
l. s. d.
salaries to Officers, clerks, etc. 255 0 0
payments to workmen and artificers for work and materials for the use of this Duty in the year ended 24 June 1705 1,429 9
payments on debentures for exported malt (989l. 5s. 6d.) ; officers' taxes and cost of carrying moneys to the Exchequer 1,131 7 2
ready money paid into the Exchequer 171,506 7
Total discharge £174,322 3
Remains in the hands of these accomptants at 24 June 1705 1l. 0s. 8d.
Declared 26 December 1705.
Declared Accounts.
Audit Office, Bundle 909, Roll 79.
Arrears of Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry Duty (granted by 13 and 14 Wm. III, c. 5, determined 1703 June 24) Cash Account for one year ended 24 June 1705 made by the Excise Commissioners.
Charge.
l. s. d.
remains : upon the determination of last year's precedent cash accompt ended 24 June 1704 519 15 7
receipts for the arrears of said Duty (determined 23 June 1703) for said year ended 24 June 1705 1,249 9
Total £1,769 4
Discharge.
l. s. d.
payments on debentures for exported malt, or for malt consumed by fire or lost at sea and for balances due to Collectors and for Exchequer fee 608 8
Money paid into the Exchequer 655 16
£1,269 4
Balance in the hands of the Excise Commissioners £500 0
Declared 26 December 1705.
Declared Accounts.
Audit Office, Bundle 909, Roll 81.
Leather Duty (granted by 8-9 Wm. III, c. 21, for 3 years from 20 April 1697 to 20 April 1700).
Excise Commissioners : account of arrears thereof for 2 years from 24 June 1703 to 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains at the foot of the last accompt ended 24 June 1703 0 0
receipts from the said arrears in the year 24 June 1703 to 24 June 1704 131 15
ditto in the year 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705 159 10 6
£291 6 3
Discharge.
l. s. d.
debenture for exported leather (2l. 11s. 0d.), overpayments, incidents, etc. 9 10
ready money paid into the Exchequer 281 15 11
Total discharge £291 6
Remains in the hands of the Commissioners of Excise 24 June 1705 0l. 0s. 1d.
Declared 26 December 1705.