Declared Accounts, 1704-5
Hawkers and Pedlars

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1952

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'Declared Accounts, 1704-5: Hawkers and Pedlars', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 20: 1705-1706 (1952), pp. CCCXXXIII-CCCXXXIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=84780 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Hawkers and Pedlars

Declared Accounts : Hawkers and Pedlars.
Audit Office, Bundle 1423, Roll 9.
Samuel Atkinson, John Henley and Michael East, Esq., Commissioners for licensing Hawkers and Pedlars and Petty Chapmen.
Account for the year 24 June 1704 to 24 June 1705.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Remains at the foot of their last account 139 15
arrears depending on sundry persons for licences
anno 1698 380 10 6
1699 201 10 0
1700 313 12 6
1701 274 15 0
1702 58 15 0
1703 34 12 6
1704 28 10 6
1,292 6 0
Money arising by licensing Hawkers, etc.
2,212 foot licences at 4l. each 8,848 0 0
for travelling with 207 horses at 4l. each 828 0 0
for 2,015 foot licences at 12d. each 100 15 0
for 197 horse licences at 2s. each 19 14 0
charges of 42 bonds for securing the latter moiety of the Duty 2 2 0
9,798 11 0
Total charge £11,230 12
Discharge.
l. s. d.
salaries to the Commissioners and others 1,280 0 0
allowances for prompt payment of licences 473 8 0
incidents 343 15 11
2,097 3 11
Money paid into the Exchequer 7,610 9 9
£9,707 13 8
Remains 1,522l. 19s. d.
l. s. d.
Against which
Depending on sundry persons [in arrear for their licences
anno 1698 380 5 6
1699 198 15 0
1700 311 12 6
1701 264 5 0
1702 52 15 0
1703 27 7 6
1704 28 10 6
1705 26 10 0
£1,290 1 0
On these accomptants 232l. 18s. d.
Declared 13 November 1707.