Revenue Account
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'Revenue Account: Branch Analysis', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. XLII-CI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85363 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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STATEMENT OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE FROM MICHAELMAS, 1716 TO MICHAELMAS, 1717.

Records of the Treasury: Accounts, General, Yearly [T.30], Vol. 5.

AN ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE REVENUES OF THE CROWN TAXES AND MONIES BORROWED FOR ONE ENTIRE YEAR FROM MICHAELMAS, 1716 TO MICHAELMAS, 1717.

BRANCH ANALYSIS.

FONDS FOR MEETING DEFICIENCIES.

The several Fonds hereunder mentioned continued by an Act [1] Geo. 1 [st 2, c. 21]. for ever.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the Second General Mortgage 1 Anne [c. 7]:
of the New Customs
2,74319
for the Third General Mortgage 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 27]:
of the Impositions on Tobacco
2,897111
for the Fourth General Mortgage 6 Anne [c. 73]:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
7321010¾
for the Fifth General Mortgage 7 Anne [c. 31]:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
5,103165
for the Sixth General Mortgage 8 Anne [c. 14] and South Sea Company:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
235111½
of the Impositions on Tobacco773155
of the Duties on East India Goods3121
of the Duty on Whale Fins144143
of the Additional Impositions4652
(total remaining 12,989l. 15s. 9d.)
1,511181
To Receipts on the respective Grants between Michaelmas, 1716 and Michaelmas, 1717:
on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716 [7 Anne, c. 31]:
for Wines and Vinegar, Xmas quarter 1716
2181110½
for Tobacco, Xmas quarter 17162,33300
for Additional Impositions, Xmas quarter 171671329
(total on the Grant 7 Anne, 3,264l. 14s. 7d.)
on the Grant which continued these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 21]:
for Wines and Vinegar:
Xmas quarter 1716
11,59714
Ladyday quarter 171759,296128
Midsummer quarter 171757,32414
Michaelmas quarter 171747,124171
175,343185
for Tobacco:
Xmas quarter 1716
23,6394
Ladyday quarter 17179,66360
Midsummer quarter 171712,63409
Michaelmas quarter 171743,0698
89,005198
for East India Goods:
Xmas quarter 1716
41,36829
Ladyday quarter 171739,3044
Midsummer quarter 171726,14413
Michaelmas quarter 171738,2641211
145,081139
for Additional Impositions:
Xmas quarter 1716
17,21212
Ladyday quarter 171717,2931911½
Midsummer quarter 171713,112169
Michaelmas quarter 171710,775011
58,394910
for Whale Fins:
Xmas quarter 1716
2,864141
Ladyday quarter 17171,157011
Midsummer quarter 17171,643611
Michaelmas quarter 17171,40622
7,07141
(total on the Grant which continues from 1 Aug. 1716, for ever 474,897l. 5s. 9d.)
£491,15116
[Summary—Remains, 28 Sept. 171612,989159
On the Grant 7 Anne3,26414
On the Grant 1 Geo. I474,89759
£491,151161½]
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 6 Anne [c. 73], the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1708 and called the Fourth General Mortgage:
for Principal
10000
for Interest255
10255
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 7 Anne [c. 31], the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1709 and called the Fifth General Mortgage:
for Principal
2,67855
for Interest31220
2,99075
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 8 Anne [c. 14], the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1709 and called the Sixth General Mortgage:
for Principal
43,00000
for Interest16,409130
59,409130
62,502510
By paid the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas416,96014
479,4630
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for the Second General Mortgage, 1 Anne:
New Customs
2,74319
for the Third General Mortgage, 5 Anne:
Tobacco
2,897111
for the Fourth General Mortgage, 6 Anne:
Wines and Vinegar
6305
for the Fifth General Mortgage, 7 Anne:
Wines and Vinegar
2,11390
for the Sixth General Mortgage and South Sea Company:
Wines and Vinegar
2,88444
Tobacco549
East India Goods12116
Whale Fins239184
Additional Impositions328
3,3031011
(total Remains 11,688l. 15s. 9d.)
£491,15116

THE NEW SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE GRANTED FROM 1 AUGUST 1714 [1 GEO. I., st. 1, c. 1]. FOR THE KING'S LIFE.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Money received by Henry Ferne, Esq. late Receiver General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 according to his Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
for the late Queen:
Xmas quarter 1716
1399
for his present Majesty:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
16817
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
19012
£498195
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receiver General of this Revenue according to his Weekly Certificates:
Into the Exchequer:
for the late Queen's Debts:
Xmas quarter 1716
1399
for the Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
16817
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
19012
£498195

THE SAME SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE FOR THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

Charge or Debtor£s.d.£s.d.
To Money received by Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1716
2,138186
Ladyday quarter 17171,9971610½
4,13615
before 1 August 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,6858
Ladyday quarter 17172,06146
Midsummer quarter 17171,03919
4,78612
for the King's Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715
Xmas quarter 1716
10,387109
Ladyday quarter 17174,30814
Midsummer quarter 17171,3891511½
Michaelmas quarter 17175000
16,1361
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
92,1934
Ladyday quarter 171790,1600
Midsummer quarter 171793,1365
Michaelmas quarter 171725,13119
300,6219
£325,68018
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receivers General of this Revenue according to their Weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List:
to His Royal Highness the Prince; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
31,50000
for Management:
for Drawbacks on Debentures and Allowances on damaged goods; out of the late King's Arrears
2,6521210½
for ditto; out of the late Queen's Arrears4,4192
for ditto; out of Revenue before Michaelmas 171514,4311610½
for ditto; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 171569,55716
91,06182
for account of Salaries; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 171587100
(total for Management 91,148l. 18s. 2d.)
[By paid] into the Exchequer according to the said Certificates:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1716
44510
Ladyday quarter 17171,03812
1,48426
before 1 August 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
10000
Ladyday quarter 1717267100
367100
Revenue:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Ladyday quarter 1717
1,6544
Michaelmas quarter 17175000
1,7044
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
59,016187
Ladyday quarter 171759,854510¾
Midsummer quarter 171759,4830
Michaelmas quarter 171721,12118
(total paid into the Exchequer, 203,032l. 0s.d.)
199,4763
£325,68018

THE SAME SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE FOR THE KING'S CIVIL LIST.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Money received by Anthony Letchmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General of this Revenue, according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
Arrears before 1 August 1714:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
245192
Revenue:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
72582
since Michaelmas 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
91,66118
£92,6335
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receivers General of this Revenue according to their Weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List:
to His Royal Highness the Prince; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
8,50000
for Management:
for Drawbacks on Debentures and Allowances on damaged goods; out of the late Queen's Arrears
245192
for ditto; out of Revenue before Michaelmas 171572582
for ditto; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 171515,783132
16,75506
for account of salaries out of ditto12100
16,767106
[By paid] into the Exchequer:
Michaelmas quarter 1717; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
67,36512
£92,6335

[1 Geo. I, st. 1, c. 1.]

THE NEW SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED FROM 1 AUGUST 1714 FOR THE KING'S LIFE.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining at the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
2,1865
of growing Revenue since Michaelmas 17156,2011
8,387611¼
To Receipts at the Exchequer for the neat produce of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,114107
Midsummer quarter 17171,03812
2,1533
before 1 August 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
13991
Ladyday quarter 171710000
Midsummer quarter 1717267100
506191
Revenue:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
16817
Midsummer quarter 17171,6544
Michaelmas quarter 17175000
1,87320
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
66,42122
Ladyday quarter 171759,79594
Midsummer quarter 171759,261102
Michaelmas quarter 171786,0541011½
271,53212
(total Receipts, 276.065l. 16s. 9d.)
£284,4533
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer for the Civil List:
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of His Majesty's Chamber, upon account
29,3884
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account6,66458
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account1,24000
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account8,93917
to Conyers D'Arcy and Francis Negus, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse3,30000
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]15,16329
to Fees and Salaries43,1568
to Pensions and Annuities18,985120
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq.56,42972
to several as of His Majesty's Bounty7,80190
to His Royal Highness the Prince10,00000
to Lord Viscount Townshend, late a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Service7061611¾
to James Stanhope, late another, for the like9475
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Principal Secretary of State, for the like60000
to Joseph Addison, Esq., another, for the like575610
to John, Duke of Roxburgh, another, for the like84812
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Service7,00000
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers32200
to Casper Frederick Henning, for His Majesty's Privy Purse14,00000
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate4,2098
to contingencies21,187137
251,46511
out of the late Queen's Arrears:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household to Her late Majesty, upon account
9100
to contingencies415191
506191
out of Arrears for the late King William's Debts:
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, for Debts in that Office
28714
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, for the like in his Office11186
to a contingent expense80000
1,1993
253,17113
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of Arrears before 8 March 1701–2
95400
Revenue since Michaelmas 171530,32710
31,28110
£284,4533

[3 & 4 Anne, c. 18]

ARREARS OF THE DUTY ON LOW WINES AND THE CONTINUED DUTIES ON COFFEE WITH
THE NEW DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA AND SPICES: THE NEW DUTIES OF 15l. PER CENT. ON CALICOES AND CHINA WARES: THE NEW ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON UNRATED DRUGS. (The last three are continued by an Act 6 Anne [c. 50] to 24 June 1714).

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171647015
Discharge or Creditor.
By [payment of] Interest of Loans on the above Duties262100
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17172085
£47015

[1 Anne st. 2, c. 4]

ARREARS ON THE DUTIES ON COALS, CULM AND CINDERS FOR FIVE YEARS FROM 14 MAY 1703

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17165000
To Arrears received there in the Xmas quarter 1716338
£838
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Ainslabie, Esq., Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account£838

[4 & 5 Anne, c. 18]

ARREARS OF THE DUTIES ON COALS, CULM AND CINDERS FROM 14 MAY 1708 to 30 SEPTEMBER 1710.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Arrears received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
193121
Ladyday quarter 17178000
Midsummer quarter 17173433
Michaelmas quarter 1717133
£30887
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page xcii)£30887

PRIZE DUTY FROM THE PLANTATIONS.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
18229
Ladyday quarter 171730000
£48229
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)£48229

[12 Anne, c. 12]

THE DUTY ON FOREIGN SAIL CLOTH.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
55104
Ladyday quarter 171746493
Midsummer quarter 171742446
Michaelmas quarter 171738542
£1,824183
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)£1,824183

PLANTATION DUTY GRANTED 25 CAR. II [c. 7]

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,01813
Ladyday quarter 17175550
£1,07318
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)£1,07318

THE DUTY OF 25l. PER TON ON FRENCH PRIZE WINES GRANTED 6 ANNE [c. 73] FROM 15 MARCH 1707–8 DURING WAR.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer in Xmas quarter 17167111
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)7111

THE 25l. PER TON ON FRENCH WINES IMPORTED IN PURSUANCE OF THE ACT [9 ANNE, c. 8] WHICH TAKES OFF THE PROHIBITION OF IMPORTATION.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
5,697168
Ladyday quarter 171710,302111½
Midsummer quarter 171716,1841111½
Michaelmas quarter 17178,00616
£40,1916
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)£40,1916

Anno 1711 [9 Anne. c. 6]

THE SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE AND OTHER DUTIES ON GOODS EXPORTED, REVIVED AND CONTINUED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 8 MARCH 1710–11.

THE DUTIES ON COALS, CULM AND CINDERS GRANTED FOR THE SAME TIME.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON CANDLES FOR THE SAME TIME FROM 25 MARCH 1711.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171681,88257
To Receipts on the said Duties between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on Goods exported:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,748181
Ladyday quarter 17177,40057
Midsummer quarter 17177,801165
Michaelmas quarter 171710,6223
35,57331
on the Duty on Coals etc.
Xmas quarter 1716
13,371611½
Ladyday quarter 17174,57514
Midsummer quarter 171710,27763
Michaelmas quarter 171731,01516
59,2404
on the Additional Duty on Candles:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,927117
Ladyday quarter 171722,81614
Midsummer quarter 171718,42714
Michaelmas quarter 17177,2351810½
58,40719
forfeitures on Chandlers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16191
58,42418
(total Receipts, 153,238l. 5sd.)
£235,12011
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for, 1,500,000l.anno 1711, upon account182,9611910
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries by him supplied1,2662
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Adventure, anno 1711, upon account11,6717
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery, anno 1712, upon account36,616108
By [paid] Thomas Jones for incidents attending the taking in the subscriptions of Lottery Orders, etc., for Annuities at 5l. per cent.1,00000
233,5160
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17171,60411
£235,12011

THE ONE-THIRD ADDITIONAL SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED 4 ANNE [4 & 5 ANNE, c. 18] FOR 98 YEARS FROM 8 MARCH 1706–7.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Receipts at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1716
24,17017
Ladyday quarter 171723,36411
Midsummer quarter 171722,7366
Michaelmas quarter 171733,33317
£103,60417
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased, anno 1706 (see page xcii)£103,60417

[8 Anne, c. 12]

THE ADDITIONAL EXCISE OF 3d. PER BARREL GRANTED 8 ANNE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 25 MARCH, 1710.

THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON PEPPER, RAISINS, SPICES, SNUFFS FOR 32 YEARS FROM 6 FEBRUARY 1709–10.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171649,604135
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Additional 3d. Excise:
Xmas quarter 1716
13,87506
Ladyday quarter 171715,62713
Midsummer quarter 171714,410141
Michaelmas quarter 171716,62143
60,5341110½
and on the part of Scotland:
Midsummer quarter 1717
1,37000
61,9041110½
on Pepper and Raisins:
Xmas quarter 1716
5,465109
Ladyday quarter 17175,96176
Midsummer quarter 17177,627138
Michaelmas quarter 17171,97301
21,027120
£132,53617
Discharge or Creditor.
By Paid on Annuities for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 amounting to 81,000l. per an.80,66126
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied335511¾
80,9968
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171751,5408
£132,53617

THE TWO THIRDS ADDITIONAL SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED FROM 8 MARCH 1711–12 FOR EVER.

THE DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA, CHOCOLATE, SPICES, PICTURES ETC.; AND THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA, CHOCOLATE, SPICES, PICTURES, ETC.; THE FURTHER RATES ON CALICOES, CHINA WARES AND DRUGS, CONTINUED FROM 23 JUNE 1714 FOR EVER.

THE HALF SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE GRANTED FROM 1 AUGUST 1714 FOR EVER.

[All the above were continued by an Act 7 Anne, c. 30 and are absorbed into the Aggregate Fond by 1 George I, st. 2, c. 12].

THE DUTIES ON HOPS CONTINUED FROM 1 AUGUST 1715 FOR EVER [1 GEO. I, st. 2, c. 12.].

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage:
Xmas quarter 1716
21,04917
Ladyday quarter 171733,334109
Midsummer quarter 171732,504211½
Michaelmas quarter 171732,85865
119,7461710
on the Duty on Coffee:
Xmas quarter 1716
17,002174
Ladyday quarter 17178,26518
Midsummer quarter 17176,7359
Michaelmas quarter 17177,31732
39,32183
on the Additional Duty on Coffee:
Xmas quarter 1716
26,68913
Ladyday quarter 17173,03613
Midsummer quarter 171712,64217
Michaelmas quarter 17172,288611
44,6571110½
on the 15l. per cent. [Duty on] Muslins:
Xmas quarter 1716
22,4795
Midsummer quarter 171711,7541510½
Michaelmas quarter 1717375
34,23787
on the Half Subsidy:
Xmas quarter 1716
39,500157
Ladyday quarter 171731,1221810
Midsummer quarter 171732,50026
Michaelmas quarter 171762,42814
165,55211
on the Duty on Hops:
Xmas quarter 1716
46152
Ladyday quarter 171719052
Midsummer quarter 171714,35640
Michaelmas quarter 17172,88212
17,8906
(total Receipts from all Duties for Xmas quarter 1716, 127,183l. 14s.d.; for Ladyday quarter 1717,75,950l. 7s. 0d.; for Midsummer quarter 1717, 110,493l. 12s. 1d.; for Michaelmas quarter 1717, 107, 778l. 10s.
£421,4064
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)£421,4064

[8 Anne c. 10]

THE DUTIES OF 3s. PER CHALDRON OX COALS CULM ETC. FOR 32 YEARS FROM MICHAELMAS 1710.

THE ADDITIONAL RATES ON HOUSES FOR WINDOWS GRANTED FOR THE SAME TIME.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17166693
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1710 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Duties on Coals:
Xmas quarter 1716
20,471710½
Ladyday quarter 17176,37810
Midsummer quarter 171716,34911
Michaelmas quarter 171745,67216
88,872511
on the Duties on Houses:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,978114
Ladyday quarter 17177,57583
Midsummer quarter 17178,674155
Michaelmas quarter 171711,695010½
(total Receipts 126.796l. 1s.d.)
37,9231510½
£127,46555
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [paid] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710120,151411¾
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied1,41216
By [paid] Phillip Bacon and William Trotman, Receivers of Taxes, in lieu of an overpayment2552
121,5896
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17175,87518
£127,46555

THE HALF SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE CONTINUED [BY AN ACT 6 ANNE, c. 48] FOR 96 YEARS FROM 31 JULY 1712.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
39,500157
Ladyday quarter 171731,1221810
Midsummer quarter 171732,50027
Michaelmas quarter 171762,428144
£165,552114
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased anno 1708 (see page xciv)£165,552114

HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Cashiers' hands 28 Sept. 1716.
for the late Queen's Arrears
8715
for the King's Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715
699
since Michaelmas 1715
157410¾
To Money received by the said Cashiers between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
for the late Queen:
Ladyday quarter 1717
1414
Midsummer quarter 17171192
Michaelmas quarter 171715
179
for His present Majesty:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715: Xmas quarter 1716
142
Ladyday quarter 17171412
Midsummer quarter 1717421511½
Michaelmas quarter 17171911½
7211
Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
121,73216
Ladyday quarter 1717116,34912
Midsummer quarter 1717124,31411
Michaelmas quarter 1717133,7791311
(total Receipts, 496.266l. 14s. 8d.)
£496,17614
£496,42319
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Cashiers of this Revenue according to their Certificates in that behalf:
for the Civil List; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715: to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
39,50000
to the Duke of Cleveland, on his pension4,00000
to the Duke of Grafton, on his pension3,00000
to the Dowager Duchess of Grafton, the like1,00000
to the Dowager Duchess of Northumberland, the like1,00000
to the Earl of Grantham, the like2,00000
to the Countess of Granville, the like3,00000
to the Duchess of Buccleugh, in part of an arrear at Midsummer 17141,00000
15,00000
for account of the Management as to so much of the Charge thereof as is borne out of this Branch of Excise and brought to account as paid in the said Weekly Certificates: before 1 Aug. 1714:
for incident charges
35
for Drawbacks and Exportations2185
3110
before Michaelmas 1715:
0 for Drawbacks and Exportations
15110
1618
since Michaelmas 1715:
for Salaries to Officers
11,105211¼
for incident charges2,0142
for Drawbacks and Exportations20612
13,325181
(total for account of Management, 13,345l. 17s. 11½d.)
[By paid] into the Exchequer according to the said Certificates:
Arrears due before 1 August 1714:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
5000
Revenue before Michaelmas 1715:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
5000
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715: Xmas quarter 171656,63013
Ladyday quarter 171759,9062
Midsummer quarter 171754,85651
Michaelmas quarter 171764,5571510
235,950164
for the 3,700l. per week:
Xmas quarter 1716
48,10000
Ladyday quarter 171744,40000
Midsummer quarter 171748,10000
Michaelmas quarter 171751,80000
192,40000
(total paid into the Exchequer, 428,450l. 16s. 4d.)
£496,29614
Balance remains in the Cashiers' hands 28 Sept. 1717:
for the late Queen's Debts
522
for the King's Civil List; before Michaelmas 1715752
1275
£496,42319

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE WEEKLY SUM OF 3,700l. OUT OF THE HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE.

Charge or Debtor£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171692,95413
To the sum total of the Weekly Payments certified per Cashiers of Excise, actually to be made there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717192,40000
£285,35413
Discharge or Creditor£s.d.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
on Annuities for one life
14,456168
ditto for two lives7,44150
ditto for three lives2,05734
ditto for 99 years125,7998
149,75413
to Rewards:
to the Auditor of Receipt
59000
to the Clerk of the Pells28000
to the Four Tellers56000
1,43000
to Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament43,85418
195,039115
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171790,314910
£285,35413

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE PAID IX THERE FOR THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT, IS

Debtor£s.d.£s.d.
To cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the King's Civil List:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
35000
of Revenue since Michaelmas 17159,4079
9,7579
for the Civil List Lottery16,000 000
25,7579
To the sum total of the Payments actually made at the Exchequer by the Cashiers of Excise between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts
5000
for His Majesty's Civil List:
Revenue before Michaelmas 1715
5000
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715235,2437
235,3437
£261,10016
Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
for the Civil List:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of His Majesty's Household, upon account
53,97855
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of His Majesty's Chamber, upon account1,83810
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account4,009160
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of His Majesty's Robes, upon account62000
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq, Paymaster of the Works, upon account1,48000
to Foreign Ministers, upon their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]18,38902
to Fees and Salaries16,071149
to Pensions and Annuities8,682144
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq2,40000
to French Protestants payable per ditto15,00000
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners1,91800
to sundry persons as of His Majesty's Bounty5,886126
to His Royal Highness the Prince10,00000
to James Stanhope, a Principal Secretary of State, for His Majesty's Secret Service75000
to Paul Methuen, Esq., another, for ditto1,680165
to William Lowndes, Esq., for ditto3,80000
to Casper Frederick Henning, for His Majesty's Privy Purse17,50000
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate1,88129
to contingencies30,20410
196,0913
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,50000
232,5913
out of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts:
to a contingent expense
5000
232,6413
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for the King's Civil List; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
13,95912
for the Civil List Lottery14,50000
28,45912
£261,10016

ARREARS OF SUNDRY BRANCHES OF EXCISE LONG SINCE DETERMINED.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of the One-third Excise
5430
of Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the late King's Debts214
£5617
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid James Sell, Esq., one of the Pages of the Bed-Chamber to His late Majesty King William, for his services214
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of the One-third Excise
5430
£5617

[5 W. & M., c 20]

THE HEREDITARY 9d. [PER BARREL] EXCISE COMMENCING 17 MAY 1696.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
on the two-sevenths Excise
27,350138
on the five-sevenths Excise2,073611
29,42407
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the five-sevenths Excise:
Xmas quarter 1716
24,600145
Ladyday quarter 171728,1891411
Midsummer quarter 171726,959140
Michaelmas quarter 171729,4838
109,23311
on the two-sevenths Excise:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,84056
Ladyday quarter 171711,27517
Midsummer quarter 171710,7831711
Michaelmas quarter 171711,793611
(total Receipts 152,926l. 18s. 11d.)
43,6937
£182,350196
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
out of the five-sevenths Excise:
to the Bank of England on 100,000l. per an
100,00000
out of the two-sevenths Excise:
to sundry persons on annuities for one, two and three lives
34,75590
For rewards to Officers; to the Auditor of the Receipt15000
34,90590
surplus of the five-sevenths Excise:
transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)
9,936911½
surplus of the two-sevenths Excise: transferred to ditto [see page xcvi)8,37917
18,31675
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of the five-sevenths Excise for the Bank of England
1,37086
of the two-sevenths Excise for the Proprietors of Annuities27,758147
29,12931
£182,350196

THE 9d. PER BARREL EXCISE CONTINUED [BY AN ACT] 4 ANNE [4 & 5 ANNE, c. 18] FOR 98 YEARS FROM 8 MARCH 1706–7. (fn. 1)

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
36,5751910
Ladyday quarter 171740,202197
Midsummer quarter 171740,02989
Michaelmas quarter 171743,818157
£160,62739
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page xcii)£160,62739

[4 W. & M. c. 3]

THE ADDITIONAL 9d. PER BARREL EXCISE FOR 99 YEARS FROM 25 JANUARY 1692–3.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716.65,555197
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717
Xmas quarter 1716
34,4401911
Ladyday quarter 171739,46512
Midsummer quarter 171737,74311
Michaelmas quarter 171741,276152
152,926192
£218,482189
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] on Annuities at 14l. per cent.125,62963
More at 7l. per cent. with the advantage of survivorship7,75916
133,3892
By rewards to Officers:
to the Auditor of the Receipt
50000
to the Clerk of the Pells40000
to the Four Tellers30000
1,20000
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq. Usher of the Receipt of the Exchequer, for necessaries supplied1,261128
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)20,54515
156,39610
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171762,0868
£218,482189

ARREARS OF THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
on Malt anno 1711
301140
on Malt anno 171220000
on Malt anno 171330000
on Malt anno 17143,5881311¼
on Malt anno 171519,0311111
23,4211910¼
To Receipts at the Exchequer, for Arrears between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Grant 12 Anne [13 Anne c. 2] pro anno 1714:
Ladyday quarter 1717
40000
on the Grant 1 Geo I [st. 2 c. 2.] pro anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
29,80828
Ladyday quarter 17173,8738
(total Receipts 34,081l. 10s.d.)
33,68110
£57,50310
Discharge or Creditor.
out of Malt 1714:
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans Registered on this Duty
5000
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans711
50711
out of Malt 1715:
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1713 transferred to Malt 1715
1,40000
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans44172
1,444172
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1715 after the said transfers44,33000
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans3,364180
47,694180
49,19031
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of Malt 1711
301140
of Malt 171220000
of Malt 171330000
of Malt 17143,9386
of Malt 17153,5737
8,3137
£57,50310

anno 1716 [1 Geo. I st. 2 c. 36] THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1716 TO 24 JUNE 1717.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716611
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 Xmas quarter 17168,194185
Ladyday quarter 171797,1861
Midsummer quarter 1717249,267156
Michaelmas quarter 1717264,410156
619,05911
£619,06628
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1714 transferred to Malt 1716159,4351110¼
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans11,5101210
170,9644
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on Malt 1716 after the said transfer377,766130
By [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans20,468119
398,23549
569,1819
Balance in Cash remaining in the Ex- chequer 28 Sept. 171749,88413
£619,06628

anno 1717 [3 Geo. I c. 4]

THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1717 TO 24 JUNE 1718.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer, Michaelmas quarter 17172317
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17172317

[6 Anne c. 2]

THE 36s. PER BARREL SWEETS GRANTED FOR 99 YEARS FROM 24 MARCH 1706–7.

THE DUTIES ON LOW WINES AND SPIRITS OF THE FIRST EXTRACTION FOR 96 YEARS FROM 23 JUNE 1710.

THE DUTIES ON HAWKERS AND PEDLARS AND PETTY CHAPMEN FOR 96 YEARS FROM 23 JUNE 1710.

THE STAMP DUTIES ON VELLUM PARCHMENT AND PAPER FOR 96 YEARS FROM 31 JULY 1710.

Charge or Debtor£s.d.£s.d.
To Receipts at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Duties on Sweets:
Xmas quarter 1716
680
Ladyday quarter 171717120
Midsummer quarter 171726183
Michaelmas quarter 17177618
18987
on the Duties on Low Wines:
Xmas quarter 1716
7,900111½
Ladyday quarter 17178,051138
Midsummer quarter 17179,206143
Michaelmas quarter 17179,759810
34,91718
on the Duties on Hawkers and Pedlars:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,00000
Michaelmas quarter 17175,00000
6,00000
on Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1716
8,126177
Ladyday quarter 17178,67127
Midsummer quarter 17179,1298
Michaelmas quarter 171712,2163
38,143127
(total Receipts on all Duties, Xmas quarter 1716, 17,094l. 19s. 7d., Ladyday quarter 1717, 16,740l. 8s. 3d., Midsummer quarter 1717, 18,363l. 1s.d. Michaelmas quarter, 1717, 27,052l. 10s. 10d.)
£79,2501910½
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 (see page xciii)£79,2501910½

THE 12d. PER BUSHEL ON SALT GRANTED 7 & 8 WILLIAM III [c. 31] FOR EVER.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
For the South Sea Company
131114
for the First General Mortgage1,66603
1,797117
To Receipts there:
Xmas quarter 1716
6,898145
Ladyday quarter 17174,442138
Midsummer quarter 17171,054104
Michaelmas quarter 171714,62195
27,017710
£28,814195
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the English Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas27,148192
By Remains at Michaelmas 1717; for the First General Mortgage1,66603
£28,814195

[9 Wm. III c. 44 and c. 25]

THE 28d. PER BUSHEL [ON] SALT GRANTED FROM 25 DECEMBER 1699 FOR EVER, WITH THE ADDITIONAL STAMP DUTIES FROM 1 AUGUST 1698.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:Nil.
To Receipts there:
on the Salt Duties:
Xmas quarter 1716
16,09704
Lady day quarter 17179,95463
Midsummer quarter 17172,45746
Michaelmas quarter 171734,1161410½
62,625511½
on the Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1716
8,1071211½
Ladyday quarter 17178,90657
Midsummer quarter 17179,4121710
Michaelmas quarter 171710,901137
37,328911½
£99,9531511
Discharge or Creditor:
By [paid] the English Company of Merchants trading in a Joint Stock to India on 160,000l. per an£99,9531511

10 Anne [c. 18] pro anno 1712

THE DUTIES ON PRINTED, PAINTED, STAINED AND DYED CALICOES, LINENS AND STUFFS FOR 32 YEARS FROM 20 JULY 1712.

THE DUTIES ON SOAP GRANTED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 10 JUNE 1712.

DUTIES ON PAPER GRANTED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1712.

NEW STAMP DUTIES ON SURRENDERS, RESIGNATIONS, TRANSFERS, NEWSPAPERS AND PAMPHLETS FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 AUGUST 1712.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171635,0331511½
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717
on Soap, Paper etc.:
Xmas quarter 1716
33,352811
Ladyday quarter 171723,065137
Midsummer quarter 171733,14010
Michaelmas quarter 171738,38010
127,93813
forfeitures on Soap Boilers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
14182
127,95311
on Pamphlets:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,84840
Ladyday quarter 17172,1280
Midsummer quarter 17172,124109
Michaelmas quarter 17171,880165
(total Receipts 135,953l. 3s. 7d.)
7,98111
£170,96819
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712153,50527
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied96216
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 171213,844161
168,31202
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17172,65619
£170,96819

[8 Anne c. 5]

THE DUTIES ON CANDLES GRANTED FOR 5 YEARS FROM 1 MAY 1710; WITH THE RATES ON MONEYS GIVEN WITH APPRENTICES FOR THE SAME TIME.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17161,1231010¼
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Apprentice Duty:
Xmas quarter 1716
5169
Ladyday quarter 17175818
Midsummer quarter 1717145
Michaelmas quarter 171750119
175210
£1,29813
Discharge or Creditor.
By Principal repaid in further part of a Credit for 500,000l.10000
By Interest on ditto at 6 per cent.9996
19996
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17171,0994
£1,29813

[9 Anne c. 15 as amended by 1 Geo. I st. 2 c. 21]

THE DUTIES ON CANDLES GRANTED FROM 1 MAY 1715 FOR EVER; [WITH THE RATES ON MONEYS GIVEN WITH APPRENTICES FOR THE SAME TIME.]

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17169019
To Receipts there:
on the Duty on Candles:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,92589
Ladyday quarter 171722,8127
Midsummer quarter 171718,41713
Michaelmas quarter 17177,2351810½
58,3918
forfeitures on Chandlers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16191
58,4087
rates on moneys given with Apprentices:
Xmas quarter 1716
784169
Ladyday quarter 17171,02665
Midsummer quarter 17171,10117
Michaelmas quarter 17171,318119
(total Receipts, 62,640l. 0s. 0d.)
4,23112
£62,73019
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas£62,73019

10 Anne [c. 19] 1712

ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON HIDES, SKINS, ETC. GRANTED FOR 32 YEARS FROM 31 JULY 1712.

NEW DUTIES ON STARCH FOR 32 YEARS FROM THE SAME TIME.

DUTIES ON GILT AND SILVER WIRE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 JULY 1712.

DUTY OF 2s. 4d. ON EVERY POLICY OF INSURANCE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 AUGUST 1712.

AND NEW DUTIES ON COFFEE, TEA, ETC. FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 JULY 1712.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171637,64630
To money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Additional Duty on Hides:
Xmas quarter 1716
28,6520
Ladyday quarter 171728,353148
Midsummer quarter 171721,96819
Michaelmas quarter 171729,558101
108,53343
and on the part of Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1716
499410
109,03291
on Wire and Starch:
Xmas quarter 1716
3,4134
Ladyday quarter 17173,069158
Midsummer quarter 17174,06673
Michaelmas quarter 17174,60515
15,15521
forfeitures on Wire Drawers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
16173
15,171194
on Policies of Insurance:
Xmas quarter 1716
58730
Ladyday quarter 71755947
Midsummer quarter 1717516139
Michaelmas quarter 171751216
(total Receipts, 126,379l. 11s. 3d.)
2,175210
£164,025143
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Esq., Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712162,9283
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied1,09711
£164,025143

THE DUTIES ON HOUSES FOR WINDOWS CONTINUED BY AN ACT 5 ANNE [6 ANNE c. 21] FROM 31 JULY 1710 FOR EVER.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
30,133114
Ladyday quarter 171717,75912
Midsummer quarter 171727,07638
Michaelmas quarter 171724,84581
£99,81415
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the Bank of England 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£99,81415

THE REVENUE OF THE POST OFFICE.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the hands of the Receiver General of this Revenue, 28 Sept. 1716:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
472116
of Revenue since Michaelmas 171541524
8871310
To Receipts per the said Receiver for the gross produce of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
92866
Ladyday quarter 171761654
Midsummer quarter 1717870145
2,41563
on Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
26,73296
Ladyday quarter 171729,68739
Midsummer quarter 171724,572158
Michaelmas quarter 171734,010127
(total Receipts 117,418l. 7s. 9d.)
115,00316
£118.30617
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receiver General of this Revenue for the uses and services following according to his weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
to his Grace the Duke of Grafton
4,70000
to William, Lord Cowper, Lord Chancellor4,00000
to the Duke of Marlborough5,00000
to Maynard, Duke of Schonburgh4,00000
to the Earl of Rochester4,00000
to William Brockett, Esq.40000
to the Duke of Grafton, Executor of the late Duchess of Cleveland, in further part of an arrear due at Xmas 17012,00000
24,10000
for Management:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
for incident expenses
20040
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
for salaries to Officers and others
9,19012
for incident expenses6,38110
for letters returned213183
for charge of packet-boats8,119122
for so much remitted to M. Pajot of Paris1,700610
for so much remitted to M. Joupain of Brussels45607
(total for Management 26.261l. 4s. 0d.)
26,06100
into the Exchequer:
the 700l. per week:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,10000
Ladyday quarter 17178,40000
Midsummer quarter 17179,10000
Michaelmas quarter 17179,80000
36,40000
for the Civil List: Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,00000
Ladyday quarter 1717816194
Midsummer quarter 1717870145
2,687139
ditto: Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
Xmas quarter 1716
3,70000
Ladyday quarter 17179,20260
Midsummer quarter 17175,50000
Michaelmas quarter 17179,90000
(total paid into the Exchequer, 67,389l. 19s. 9d.)
28,30260
117,75139
Balance is the Remain in the Receiver's hands at Michaelmas 1717, of Revenue since Michaelmas 17155541710
£118,30617

[9 Anne c. 12 and c. 16]

THE DUTIES ON HIDES AND SKINS TANNED TAWED OR DRESSED AND ON VELLUM AND PARCHMENT FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1711.

STAMP DUTIES ON CUSTOM DEBENTURES, BILLS OF LADING ALMANACKS AND LICENCES FOR RETAILING WINE AND SELLING ALE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 1 AUGUST 1711.

THE DUTY OF 6d. PER PACK ON CARDS AND 5s. A PAIR ON DICE FOR 32 YEARS FROM 11 JUNE 1711.

THE WEEKLY SUM OF 700l. OUT OF THE POST OFFICE REVENUE FROM 29 SEPTEMBER 1711.

TWO HUNDRED LICENSED CHAIRS AT 10s. PER ANNUM EACH FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1711.

[EIGHT HUNDRED HACKNEY COACHES AT 5s. PER WEEK FOR 32 YEARS FROM 24 JUNE 1715.]

[THE DUTY OF 9s. PER TON ON ROCK SALT EXPORTED TO IRELAND FOR 32 YEARS FROM 11 JUNE 1711.]

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171656,4761911½
To Receipts:
on the Duty on Hides:
Xmas quarter 1716
23,5275
Ladyday quarter 171721,5685
Midsummer quarter 171717,77035
Michaelmas quarter 171728,505104
91,37153
and on the part of Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1716
4991111
forfeitures on Hides:
Midsummer quarter 1717
2819
Michaelmas quarter 1717264
91,9253
on Stamps, Cards and Dice:
Xmas quarter 1716
2,801152
Ladyday quarter 1717..3,84018
Midsummer quarter 17173,09719
Michaelmas quarter 17174,63812
14,37717
on Rock Salt:
Xmas quarter 1716
18500
Midsummer quarter 17176800
Michaelmas quarter 171712000
37300
on Hackney Chairs:
Ladyday quarter 1717
3,00000
Midsummer quarter 17173,00000
Michaelmas quarter 17175,1841210½
(total Receipts, 117,860l. 13s.d.
11,1841210½
To the sum total of the Weekly Payments of 700l. actually made at the Exchequer by the Receiver General of the Post Office, between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 making 52 weeks36,40000
£210,737136
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Esq., Paymaster of the Two Million Adventure, anno 1711208,75316
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied1,550157
210,30412
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17174331
£210,737136

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE REVENUE OF THE POST OFFICE PAID IN THERE FOR THE CIVIL LIST IS

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
70000
of Revenue since Michaelmas 17153,46294
4,16294
To the sum total of the Payments actually made at the Exchequer by the Receiver General of the Post Office, between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
for the King's Civil List:
of Revenue due before Michaelmas 1715
2,687139
of Revenue since Michaelmas 171526,60260
29,289199
£33,45291
Creditor.£s.d.
By Payments made to the several Heads of the Civil List: to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account11,03110
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq. Paymaster of the Works, upon account4,26512
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]1,406133
to Fees and Salaries7,1610
to Pensions and Annuities217158
to Bounties15000
to John, Duke of Roxburgh, a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Services75000
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Services6,924136
to contingencies1,545211
£33,45291

THE DUTY OF 4½ PER CENT FROM BARBADOES AND THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171613,81819
To Money received there; Xmas quarter 1716725138
Michaelmas quarter 17176,767100
7,49338
£21,3123
Discharge or Creditor.
By Payments made:
to George, Viscount Dupplin, assignee of the late Earl of Kinoul, on a Perpetuity
3,00000
to William Matthew, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of St. Christopher's, on his Allowance20000
to Daniel Smith, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of yNevis, on ditto15000
to Thomas Talmash, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of Montserrat, on ditto20000
to Robert Lowther, Esq., Captain General and Governor of the Island of Barbadoes, on ditto2,50000
to Walter Hamilton, Esq., Governor in Chief over the Leeward Caribee Islands, on ditto1,4763
to Edward Byam, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of Antegoa, on ditto50000
8,0263
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171713,28602
£21,3123

[18 & 19 Car II c. 5 continued by 1 Geo. I st. 2 c. 43]

COINAGE DUTY FOR THE MINT BEING 10s. PER TON ON WINES IMPORTED.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,7911010
Ladyday quarter 17171,4102
Midsummer quarter 17173,1469
Michaelmas quarter 17173,22214
£9,57017
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Sir Issaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of his Majesty's Mint, upon account£9,57017

ARREARS OF THE DUTIES ON MARRIAGES, BIRTHS ETC. GRANTED 8 & 9 WILLIAM [III c. 20] FROM 1 MAY 1700 TO 1 AUGUST 1706.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Arrears remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171683197
To Receipts there:
Xmas quarter 1716
10170
Ladyday quarter 1717500
Midsummer quarter 17175140
21110
£105107
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] George Howell, Esq., Receiver General of the said Duties, in lieu of an overpayment2109
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17178497
£105107

THE FONDS GRANTED 7 & 8 WILLIAM III [c. 31] FOR CANCELLING EXCHEQUER BILLS ISSUED ANNO 1697.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716£438101
Discharge or Creditor.
By Exchequer Bills cancelled:
for Principal
500
for Interest3103
8103
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17174291910
£438101

SMALL BRANCHES AND CASUAL REVENUES.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of Tenths of the Clergy
3,9670
of First Fruits2,21728
of Sheriffs' Proffers before 1 Aug. 17142168
of Seizures since Michaelmas 171567110
of Fines of Leases since ditto54170
of Imprest Money repaid per Edward Godfrey434110
of the Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland for the late Queen's use57400
of the Rent of the Savoy Hospital5,13585
of Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities3860
of Assiento Money per the South Sea Company200
of Forfeitures for Treason1,002120
of the Sale of Tin5,5071411¾
of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith2,30000
22,25542
To Money arisen by Small Branches and Casualties between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Sheriffs' Proffers
17176
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods64119
81193
Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
First Fruits (whereof by tallies of assignment 3,000l.)
5,578117
Tenths (whereof by tallies of assignment, 5,800l.)6,904710½
Alienations (whereof by tallies of assignment, 1,000l.1,30000
more being applied per Receiver thereof2,046120
Post Fines by the Farmers thereof (whereof by tallies of assignment, 2,276l.)2,27600
Profits of the Hanaper (whereof by tallies of assignment 37l. 4s. 7d.)3747
Sheriffs' Proffers1,07053
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods23,95712
Fines of Leases2,663166
Wine Licences4,00000
Land Revenue901110
Compositions200100
Value of Timber delivered the Navy per Surveyor of His Majesty's Woods Trent South in this year according to his Certificates in that behalf
Rent of the Savoy Hospital20000
Imprest Money repaid per the Earl of Orford4,8071
ditto, per Harry Mordaunt1,305182
ditto, per Thomas Edwards471810
ditto, per Charles Bertie203197
ditto, per the Earl of Carnarvon18018
Forfeitures for Treason9,11685
Brewers' forfeitures1001610½
(total Moneys arisen, 66,170l. 12s.d.)
66,08813
of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts: Sale of the Queen's Tin80,50996
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods19111
Sheriffs Proffers108
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue1,005131
81,7074
£170,13310
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid to the following uses, etc.:
to the King's Civil List:
to the Cofferer: out of Proffers
1991611
out of Seizures10,15442
out of Fines of Leases1,131102
out of Wine Licences2,50000
out of Compositions100
13,98613
to the Treasurer of the Chamber:
out of Proffers
156120
out of Alienations30000
out of Seizures5,973126
6,43046
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe:
out of Proffers
2168
out of Seizures3173
out of Fines of Leases20000
out of Wine Licences1,00000
1,53810
to [the Master of] the Robes:
out of Seizures
1,526100
to the Paymaster of Works:
out of Proffers
320111
out of Land Revenue6134
32745
to Foreign Ministers:
out of Proffers
58121
out of Seizures2,50000
2,558121
to Fees and Salaries: out of Proffers49134
out of Hanaper Profits3747
out of Seizures1077
out of Fines of Leases34
out of Land Revenue63152
16140
to Pensions and Annuities: out of First Fruits3,00000
out of Tenths5,80000
out of Alienations1,50000
out of Seizures50000
10,80000
to Bounties:
out of Proffers
60134
out of Seizures236186
out of Land Revenue2000
3171110
to Samuel Smithen for plate:
out of Compositions
20000
out of Fines of Leases772150
out of Wine Licences50000
out of Land Revenue34
out of Godfrey's Imprest434110
1,90702
to Presents to Foreign Ministers:
out of Seizures
32200
to Contingencies:
out of Proffers
22074
out of Seizures2,515510
out of Fines of Leases40800
3,143132
to the Charges of the Chancery Court:
out of Alienations
1,546120
to Farmers of Post Fines:
out of Post Fines
2,27600
46,8413
to the late Queen's Civil List: to the Cofferer:
out of the sale of Tin
941711
to the Paymaster of Works:
out of ditto
21,1091
to the Stables per Commissioners:
out of ditto
30000
to Foreign Ministers:
out of ditto
4,12876
to Fees and Salaries:
out of ditto
1,7423
to Pensions and Annuities:
out of ditto
53768
to ditto per Edward Nicholas:
out of ditto
81800
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue30000
1,11800
to Bounties:
out of the sale of Tin
8151611¼
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue5131
82110
to William Bromley for Secret Services:
out of the sale of Tin
1,3563
to Contingencies:
out of ditto
3,73618
out of Proffers374
out of Seizures19111
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue70000
4,6311610
83,527011½
for Public Services:
to John Aislabie, Treasurer of the Navy upon account:
out of Imprest Money repaid per the Earl of Orford
4,8071
more for wear and tear anno 1717 being the value of Timber delivered out of His Majesty's Forests this year
4,8071
to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer of the Ordnance for Land Services:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Harry Mordaunt
1,305182
to John Hill, Paymaster of Transports, for that service:
out of the sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland
3768
to the Earl of Carnarvon, for Arrears to Land Forces:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Carnarvon
18018
to Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt. Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery anno 1711:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Edwards
471810
to John Leacroft, Treasurer to the Commissioners for Building 50 new Churches:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith
2,30000
to the Commissioners of Enquiry, for Salaries and Incidents:
out of Forfeitures for Treason
9,96000
to Edward Barker, Treasurer to the Governors of his Majesty's Bounty for augmenting poor Livings:
out of First Fruits
21317
out of Tenths4,286211½
4,50000
to Edward Elliot, on account of the Tin Affair:
out of the sale of Tin
16,8741211
to Loans on Tin, Principal repaid:
out of [the sale of] Tin
29,14500
to ditto, Interest:
out of ditto
1,8441910
30,9891910
transferred to the Aggregate Fond for the Bank:
out of Brewers' Forfeitures (see page xcvi)
1001610½
154,97015
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of First Fruits
4,58117
of Tenths of the Clergy7855
of Seizures63711
of Fines of Leases20650
of the sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland19711
of Assiento Money200
of Forfeitures for Treason15905
of the sale of Tin for Principal and Interest2,66761
of Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities3860
of Imprest Money per Charles Bertie203197
of the Rent of the Savoy Hospital5,33585
15,1625
£170,13310

ARREARS OF DIVERS AIDS AND TAXES GRANTED BY PARLIAMENT.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
of the First Poll anno 1689 (fn. 2)
510
of the First Quarterly Poll anno 1692320
of the First 4s. Aid anno 1693218111
of the Second Quarterly Poll anno 169411100
of the Third 4s. Aid anno 1695700
of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696720
of the First 3s. Aid anno 169720506
of the Additional 12d. Aid anno 169740
of the Third Quarterly Poll anno 16983900
of Subsidies and other Duties4177
of the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 17023240
of the Subsidies anno 1703540
of the Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706274210½
of the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17073125
of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17085,2948
of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 17091,5708
of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17101,683111
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17113,43297
of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17121334
of the Third 2s. Aid anno 17139,83415
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17143,71312
of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 171514,74119
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid, for the King's Civil List673144
41,8945
To Arrears received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the First Poll anno 1689:
Ladyday quarter 1717
10120
on the First 4s. Aid anno 1693:
Ladyday quarter 1717
10000
Midsummer quarter 171723470
33470
on the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694:
Ladyday quarter 1717
200
on the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696:
Ladyday quarter 1717
280
on the 12d. Aid anno 1689 (sic for ‘1698’):
Ladyday quarter 1717
2100
on the 2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid anno 1689 (sic for ‘1698’):
Ladyday quarter 1717
7100
on the Subsidies and other Duties; anno 1697:
Ladyday quarter 1717
1320
on the Fifth 4s. Aid, anno 1702:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
100
on Subsidies anno 1702:
Ladyday quarter 1717
1126
on Subsidies anno 1703:
Ladyday quarter 1717
350
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708:
Xmas quarter 1716
2563
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709:
Xmas quarter 1716
427118
Michaelmas quarter 1717664
433180
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710:
Xmas quarter 1716
1316
Ladyday quarter 17173244
Midsummer quarter 171771811
Michaelmas quarter 17172500
488911
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711:
Ladyday quarter 1717
5493
Michaelmas quarter 1717908
639114
on the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712:
Xmas quarter 1716
148197
Midsummer quarter 171758106
Michaelmas quarter 171710930
316131
on the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713:
Xmas quarter 1716
239
Midsummer quarter 1717627112
Michaelmas quarter 1717163111
79360
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
4,41118
Ladyday quarter 17175,026811½
Midsummer quarter 1717527811
Michaelmas quarter 1717103109
10,06969
on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
43,766181
Ladyday quarter 171718,65510
Midsummer quarter 17178015
Michaelmas quarter 17171,0605
(total Arrears for England, 76,939l. 4s.
6d.)
63,5639
and on the part of Scotland:
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,00000
on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1716
6,60000
Midsummer quarter 17171,80000
(total Arrears for England and Scotland, 86,339l. 4s. 6d.; Quarterly totals: Xmas 56,745l. 1s.d. Ladyday 24,698l. 6s. 2d. Midsummer 3.336l. 12s.d. Michaelmas, 1,559l. 4s. 10d.)
8,40000
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes by an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 36] within the same time:
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708:
Xmas quarter 1716
2114
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710:
Ladyday quarter 1717
91410
Michaelmas quarter 17172110
11168
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711:
Ladyday quarter 1717
16112
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1716
1912
Ladyday quarter 1717980
2892
on the Duty on Houses for the Bank:
Xmas quarter 1716
5105
Ladyday quarter 17172794
Michaelmas quarter 171741110
37117
ditto, for the Lottery anno 1710:
Xmas quarter 1716
31610
Ladyday quarter 1717984
(total Forfeitures received 110l. 5s. 1d.)
1352
£128,34315
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer to the Navy, for subsistence to the Marines that served in Spain under the payment of Sir Roger Mostyn, Bt.:
out of the First Poll anno 1688
510
out of the First Quarterly Poll anno 1692320
out of the First 4s. Aid anno 1693218111
out of the Second Quarterly Poll anno 169411100
out of the Third 4s. Aid anno 1695700
out of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696720
out of the First 3s. Aid anno 169720506
out of the Third Quarterly Poll anno 16983900
out of the Additional 12d. Aid anno [1697]40
out of Subsidies and other Duties4177
out of the Fifth 4s. Aid anno 17023240
out of Subsidies anno 1703540
out of the Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706274210½
out of the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17073125
out of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17084,18865
5,0041710½
to the Earl of Carnarvon for account of Arrears due to Her late Majesty's Forces:
out of the First Poll anno 1688
10120
out of the First 4s. Aid anno 169333470
out of the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694200
out of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696280
out of the 12d. Aid anno 16972100
out of the 2s. and Additional 12d. Aid anno 16977100
out of Subsidies and other Duties anno 16971320
out of Subsidies anno 17021126
out of Subsidies anno 1703350
out of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17081,362511¾
out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 17091,9980
out of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17102,1381211
out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17112,3975
out of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17122823
out of the Third 2s. Aid anno 17139,49269
18,0481
to John Hill, Esq., Paymaster of the Transports, for that Service:
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715
3,00000
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.£s.d.
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, to satisfy several workmen and others, for works performed in repairs at the Horse and Foot Guards from Xmas 1706 to Xmas 1716:
out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711
1,58471
to John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 1711, upon account:
out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709
664
out of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171071811
out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17112310
out of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 171210596
out of the Third 2s. Aid anno 17139723
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17158,24890
9,36317
to Principal and Interest:
by Principal repaid on the Fourth 2s.
Aid; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid
13,00000
by Principal repaid on the Fifth 2s.
Aid; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid
70,4790
83,4790
by Interest paid on the Fourth 2s.
Aid; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid
43208
by Interest paid on the Fifth 2s. Aid;
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid
1,193147
(total of Principal and Interest payments,
85,104l. 15s.d.
1,625153
122,10519
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Principal and Interest:
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714
1,2477
of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17151,198184
for other uses:
of the Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702
100
of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17102500
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171166182
of the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17126240
of the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713163111
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714103109
of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17152,5856
for the King's Civil List:
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid
673144
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes:
of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2114
of the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171011168
of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171116112
of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142892
of the Duty on Houses for the Bank37117
of ditto for the Lottery anno 17101352
(total Forfeitures remaining, 110l. 5s. 1d.)
6,2371510¼
£128,34315

Pro anno 1716 [1 Geo. I st. 2, c. 31]

LOANS ON THE SIXTEENTH 4s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1716.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716£22,03810
Discharge or Creditor
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries
87500
to ditto for salaries due to clerks and incidents75000
1,62500
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent, for salaries and incidents1,99000
3,61500
towards 18,853l. 3s. 6d. for a year's Interest of the unsatisfied Loans on the Candle Duty at Xmas 171617,05140
20,66640
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Loans on the Candle Duty
1,3726
£22,03810

Pro anno 1716 [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 31]

THE SIXTEENTH 4s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1716.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17165,3525
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1716
9,50000
Lady day quarter 17175,00000
Midsummer quarter 17179,20000
Michaelmas quarter 17179,30000
33,00000
England:
Xmas quarter 1716
435,39000
Ladyday quarter 1717397,36155
Midsummer quarter 1717574,60312
Michaelmas quarter 1717215,0281111
1,622,3839
(total Receipts, 1,655,383l. 9s. 9½d.)
£1,660,73515
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.£s.d.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on this Aid1,528,58626
[By repayment of] Interest on ditto Loans71,2381010
1,599,824134
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171760,9111
£1,660,73515

Pro anno 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 3]

LOANS ON THE FIFTH 3s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1717.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
In Money:
Lady day quarter 1717
487,54816
Midsummer quarter 1717112,451310½
Michaelmas quarter 1717330,915410½
930,915410½
By Levying Tallies:
Midsummer quarter 1717
380,72214
Michaelmas quarter 171797,14414
477,867811¼
£1,408,78213
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer out of Loans:
In Money:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
257,52855
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account30,00000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account616,9211611¼
904,4502
to the sufferers in the late tumultuous proceedings5,57915
to Chambers Slaughter and William Kennedy, for the salaries of the underclerks employed by the Commissioners for enquiring into the Estates of Traitors, etc., in England and Scotland5,00000
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries87500
to ditto, for salaries to clerks and incidents75000
916,65417
In Tallies:
to John Aislabie, Esq, Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
287,18619
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon accompt8,00000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of the Forces, upon account182,6809
477,867811¼
1,394,52267
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171714,2607
£1,408,78213

Pro anno 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 3]

THE FIFTH 3s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1717.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£d.s.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
£104,71000
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Fourth 2s. Aid transferred to this Aid1,00000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans37182
1,037182
By Principal of Loans repaid on this Aid after the said Transfer58,27200
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans1,915131
60,187131
61,225113
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171742,94489
£104,17000

Pro anno 1716 [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 36]

LOANS ON THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1716 TO 24 JUNE 1717.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716£97,00000
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of the Forces, upon account
78,55711
to John Dutton Colt, Esq., Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Adventure anno 17119,07017
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent, for salaries and incidents1,99000
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries1,75000
to ditto for salaries to clerks and incidents1,50000
3,25000
towards 3,702l. 8s. 7d. for a year's Interest of the unsatisfied Loans on Low Wines1,65686
94,5247
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Loans on Low Wines
2,04601
for Loans on the Candle Duty42912
2,47512
£97,00000

LOANS ON MONEY ARISING BY SALE OF HER LATE MAJESTY'S TIN.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Ladyday quarter 1717
80000
Midsummer quarter 171721,46000
Michaelmas quarter 171727,74000
£50,00000
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Edward Elliot, Esq., on account of the Tin Affair39,52288
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171710,477114
£50,00000

[9 Anne, c. 17]

LOANS ON COALS FOR BUILDING FIFTY NEW CHURCHES.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716175167
To Loans made there:
Xmas quarter 1716
20,00000
Michaelmas quarter 171711,00000
31,00000
£31,175167
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for Building fifty new Churches, upon account£31,175167

[9 Anne, c. 17]

THE DUTY ON COALS AND CULM FOR BUILDING FIFTY NEW CHURCHES GRANTED FROM 14 MAY 1716 TO 28 SEPTEMBER 1724.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17163,118126
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Xmas quarter 1716
7,605610
Ladyday quarter 17172,64913
Midsummer quarter 171713,106310½
Michaelmas quarter 171735,5411
58,9025
£62,0201711½
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans Registered on the Duties47,184110
[By payment of] Interest on the said Loans at [6] per cent4,446156
51,63166
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171710,38911
£62,0201711½

THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON SOAP AND PAPER: THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON PRINTED, PAINTED, STAINED AND DYED SILKS, CALICOES, LINEN, ETC.: THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON STARCH AND ON COALS EXPORTED: THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON STAMPED VELLUM, PARCHMENT AND PAPER. (Granted [by an Act] 12 Anne [13 Anne c. 18] for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714).

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171673,5589
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Additional Duty on Soap:
Xmas quarter 1716
21,4558
Ladyday quarter 171714,91525
Midsummer quarter 171721,67296
Michaelmas quarter 171725,6892
83,73222
forfeitures on Soap Boilers:
Michaelmas quarter 1717
2470
83,75692
on the Additional Duty on Paper:
Xmas quarter 1716
4,432184
Ladyday quarter 17175,43617
Midsummer quarter 17175,4601211½
Michaelmas quarter 17176,468104
21,7983
on the Additional Duty on Coals exported:
Xmas quarter 1716
1,916121
Ladyday quarter 17176681310½
Midsummer quarter 17175787
Michaelmas quarter 17172,341135
(total Receipts, 111,059l. 18s. 11½d.)
5,50567
To Cash for so much transferred from the Aggregate Fond (see page xcvi), being to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1716, pursuant to an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, u. 12]10,6152
£195,2331011½
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] George Murray, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714135,9051011½
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied6091
136,514120
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171758,7181811½
£195,2331011½

SAMUEL EDWARDS, GEORGE JERMAIN AND JOHN STOCKWELL,

THE PERSONS APPOINTED TO PAY INTEREST ON EXCHEQUER BILLS, ARE

Debtors.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in their hands at Michaelmas 17163,14318
To Money imprested to them to reimburse the Interest allowed by the Tellers on all Exchequer Bills paid in there within the time of this Account (see page xcvi)115,00000
£118,14318
Creditors.
By the Tellers of the Exchequer for Interest allowed by them on all Bills paid in there within the time of this Account115,5957
By the Accomptants per contra for their salaries for one year ended 5 January 1716–1775000
116,3457
Balance is the Remain in the hands of the Accomptants at Michaelmas 17171,79811
£118,14318

[12 Anne, c. 11]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RAISING 500,000l. BY A LOTTERY FOR THE CIVIL LIST.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Contributions received at the Exchequer: Ladyday quarter 1717£52039
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John, Duke of Buckingham, as of Her late Majesty's Royal Bounty£52039

THE RECEIVERS OF THE MONEYS CONTRIBUTED ON THE ACT FOR THIS LOTTERY ARE

Debtors.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in their bands 28 Sept. 1716£52039
Creditors.
By the Receivers' payment into the Exchequer as per the foregoing Account£52039

Pro anno 1714 [13 Anne, c. 18]

CONTRIBUTIONS ON THE ACT FOR RAISING 1,400,000l. BY WAY OF A LOTTERY FOR THE YEAR 1714.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Contributions remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the Two-thirds Tonnage anno 1705
40390
for Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's1,46018
for Public Services2,412160
£4,2773
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Two-thirds Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, anno 170530000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans7100
37100
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's65219
1,02319
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's
80719
for Public Services2,44550
3,2534
£4,2773

Pro anno 1715 [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 19]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RAISING 910,000l. BY SALE OF ANNUITIES AT 5l. PER CENT. PER ANNUM REDEEMABLE BY PARLIAMENT.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17166,582311½
To Contribution Money paid in there:
Ladyday quarter 1717
10862
£6,69010
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.£s.d.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Duties on Hops granted anno 17114,60000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans499611
5,099611
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Public Services
10862
for Loans on the Duty on Hops1,48217
1,5913
£6,69010

THE RECEIVERS OF THE MONEYS CONTRIBUTED ON THE ACT FOR THESE ANNUITIES, ARE

Debtors.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in their hands 28 Sept. 1716£10862
Creditors.
By the Receivers' payment into the Exchequer as per the foregoing Account£10862

MONEY ARISING BY SALE OF SOUTH SEA STOCK.

Charge or Debtor.nil
Discharge or Creditor.nil

ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS, ESQ. PAYMASTER OF THE CIVIL LIST IN SCOTLAND.

Charge or Debtor.nil
Discharge or Creditor.nil

THE SEVERAL ACCOMPTANTS FOR THE SUMS IMPRESTED TO THEM IN TALLIES. FOR USES TO BE APPOINTED, ARE

Debtors.£s.d.£s.d.
To the sum in Tallies remaining in their hands unapplied at Michaelmas 1716:
for the year 1705:
on Reversionary Annuities in Mr. Aislabie's hands
39,78900
for the year 1715:
on Land Tax in the same hands
60,3790
for the year 1716:
on Land Tax in the same hands
92,41598
192,58310
for the year 1715:
on Malt Duties in the hands of Robert Walpole, Esq.
14,00105
for the year 1716:
on Land Tax in the hands of the Earl of Lincoln
69,52373
on Malt Duties in the same hands111,5206
(total Remains 387,628l. 4s.d.)
181,04313
To the sums Imprested to the several Treasurers and Paymasters by Levying Tallies on the Public Fonds for uses to be appointed between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
for the year 1717:
Tallies on the Fifth 3s. Aid [anno] 1717:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy
287,18619
to Harry Mordaunt Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance8,00000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces182,6809
477,867811¼
865,4951211½
To a Surcharge on Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, for so much in Tallies on Malt 1715, assigned to him by Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster14,00105
£879,49613
Creditors.
By Services supplied out of the Tallies:
on Reversionary Annuities anno 1705:
by John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy:
for account of Wages
19,61700
for account of Victualling3,50800
23,12500
on Land Tax anno 1715:
By John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of Wages
49,3790
for account of Wear and Tear10,00000
for account of Victualling1,00000
60,3790
on Malt anno 1715:
by Robert Walpole, Esq., late Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, for so much by him assigned to Henry Earl of Lincoln, the present Paymaster
14,00105
on Land Tax anno 1716:
by John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of Wages
71,99417
for account of Wear and Tear3,00000
for account of Victualling8,13220
for Interest to the South Sea Company to Michaelmas 17169,10000
92,22619
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of Guards, Garrisons etc. and other Land Forces:
for account of Guards, Garrisons etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey and 28 Companies of Invalids and 3 Independent Companies in North Britain
63,02373
for account of half pay to the Officers of the Forces and Marines Disbanded5,00000
for account of Forces in the Plantations in America1,50000
69,52373
on Malt anno 1716:
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln:
for account of Guards and Garrisons, etc.
104,1498
for account of Forces in the Plantations of America2,09200
for extraordinary expenses of the Land Forces for the year 17165,278175
111,5206
on Land Tax anno 1717 by John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of the Ordinary
7,00000
for account of Wages128,2462
for account of Wear and Tear53,56854
for account of Victualling16,3042
for Interest to South Sea Company; (to Xmas 1716, 57.668l. 9s.d.; to Ladyday 1717, 18,400l. 0s. 0d.)76,0689
more being assigned over by him to John Hill, Esq., for the Transport Service3,00000
284,18619
by Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, for Land Services8,00000
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln:
for account of Guards, Garrisons and other Forces in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey
107,7581510¼
for account of Forces in the Plantations of America2,09200
for the pay of 28 Companies of Invalids5,801160
for the pay of additional men taken to reinforce Edinburgh Castle1,206160
for account of Provisions for the Garrison of Gibraltar6,68917
for half pay to Officers of the Forces and Marines55,00000
for the pay of General Officers serving in North Britain4,13139
182,6809
845,6432
By the Remains in Tallies for uses to be appointed, in the hands of the respective Treasurers and Paymasters at Michaelmas 1717:
for the year 1705:
on Reversionary Annuities in the hands of Mr. Aislabie
16,66400
for the year 1716:
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid in the same hands
18810
for the year 1717:
on the Fifth 3s. Aid in the same hands
3,00000
19,85210
for the year 1715:
on the Duties on Malt in the hands of the Earl of Lincoln
14,00105
33,85310
£879,49613

[4 & 5 Anne, c. 18]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 184,242l. 14s. 0d. PER ANNUM IN ANNUITIES PURCHASED ANNO 1706, IS

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
out of the One third Tonnage and Poundage
56,54317
out of the 9d. per barrel Excise54,373811¼
out of the surplus One-third Tonnage and Poundage for 40,000l. per an. Annuities anno 170833,5538
out of [the Duties on] Coals before Michaelmas 171045285
144,9233
To the One-third Tonnage and Poundage for the net produce thereof, in the year ended at Michaelmas 1717, as per account (see page iii)103,60417
To the produce of the 9d. per barrel Excise granted for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7, as per account (see page lx)160,62739
To the Duties on Coals, Culm and Cinders for arrears recovered on the Grant which determined at Michaelmas 1710 as per account (see page xlix)30887
264,5409
£409,46313
Creditor.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 1706184,31390
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting etc.1,47000
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied7783
2,2483
186,56112
By cash transferred to the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 (see page xciv)81,355120
267,9174
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717: of the 9d. per barrel Excise53,0877
of the One-third Tonnage and Poundage53,8569
of the Surplus ditto for Annuities on the First Act anno 170833,84115
of the Duties on Coals, before Michaelmas 1710760170
141,5468
£409,46313

[6 Anne, c. 2]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 72,187l. 10s. 0d. PER ANNUM IN ANNUITIES PURCHASED ANNO 1707, IS

Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171629,95017
To the Income of sundry Duties and Revenues appropriated to pay these Annuities in the year ended at Michaelmas 1717, as per account (see page lxiv)79,2501910½
£109,201171
Creditor.£s.d.
By paid on the Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 170771,32300
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting, etc.375122
By paid Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied12518
50110
71,82410
By Cash transferred to the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 17084,6371211½
76,4623
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
on the Duty on Sweets
1,463011¼
on the Duty on Low Wines9,3399
on the [Duty on] Hawkers and Pedlars8,01017
on the Duty on Paper13,9265
32,73913
£109,201171

[6 Anne, c. 39]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 40,000l. PER ANNUM ON THE FIRST ACT FOR SALE OF ANNUITIES ANNO 1708, IS

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1716, to wit of overplus money of the Fond for Annuities and Survivorship2,140173
To the overplus of sundry Fonds and Revenues appropriated to pay these Annuities:
Surplus of the One-third Tonnage and Poundage
64,053136
Surplus of the 9d. per barrel Excise17,301186
Surplus of Hawkers and Pedlars4,6371211½
85,993411½
£88,1342
Creditor.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 170839,625176
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting etc.20827
By paid Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied12414
3321610½
39,95814
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)46,034107
85,993411½
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717, to wit, overplus money of the Fond for Annuities and Survivorship2,140173
£88,1342

[6 Anne, c. 48]

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE FOND FOR PAYING 80,000l. PER ANNUM ON THE SECOND ACT FOR SALE OF ANNUITIES ANNO 1708, IS

Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171626,24019
To the Income of the Half Subsidy appropriated to pay these Annuities as per accompt (see page lv)165,552114
£191,7931011¾
Creditor.£s.d.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 24 June 170879,83950
By Rewards to Officers for paying and accounting etc.41653
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied22418
6413
80,4808
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page xcvi)84,9117
165,391164
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171726,40114
£191,7931011¾

[3 Geo. I, c. 7]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR ANNUITIES AT 4l. PER CENT. SUBSCRIBED INTO THE BANK ANNO 1717 TO MAKE GOOD THE DEFICIENCY OF THE GRANTS ANNO 1716.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash received at the Exchequer: Michaelmas quarter 1717£509,1275
£s.d.
Memorandum. The sum voted to make good the Deficiency of the Public Supplies granted to His Majesty anno 1716 was577,01416
But lessened by the Deficiency of the Class Lottery Fond anno 1711 and the 10l. Lottery Fond anno 1712 undermentioned, being made good by the surplus of the other Lottery Fonds: (the Deficiency of the Class Lottery Fond anno 1711, 25, 221l. 17s.d., the Deficiency of the 10l. Lottery Fond anno 1712, 42,665l. 13s. 6d.)67,88710
£509,1275
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account391,90718
By [paid] Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account38,49618
By [paid] Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account78,722810
£509,1275

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE GENERAL OR AGGREGATE FOND ESTABLISHED BY AN ACT 1 GEORGE I [St. 2, c. 12] FOR THE BANK AND OTHERS, IS

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1716:
for the Bank:
of the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
24,22212
of the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc.10,3338
of the Increased Duties on ditto2,1117
of the Increased Duties on Calicoes8,01617
of the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage43,24913
of the Surplus Half Subsidy36,7377
of the Duty on Hops1,3581711½
of the 25l. per ton [Duty on] French Wines Imported32,0894
of the Prize Duty from the Plantations1,11020
of the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth24467
of Brewers' Forfeitures10191
for the Civil List:
of the Increased Duties on Calicoes
3,28814
162,8641
To the Income or Produce of the said Fond between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
119,7461710
on the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc.39,32183
on the Increased Duties on ditto44,6571110½
on the Increased Duties on Calicoes34,23787
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage165,55211
on the surplus of the other Moiety above 80,000l. to pay Annuities84,9117
on the Duty on Hops17,8906
on [the Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Wines imported40,1916
on the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth1,824183
on the Plantation Duty1,07318½
on Prize Duty from the Plantations48229
on the [Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Prize Wines7111
on Brewers' Forfeitures1001610½
on the surplus Two-sevenths Excise8,37917
on the surplus Five-sevenths Excise9,936911½
on the surplus 9d. Excise for 99 years20,54515
on the surplus of the Annuity Fond 1706 and 1707 at Ladyday 1717, over and above what will satisfy the Annuities of 40,000l. per an. anno 170846,034107
634,894191
£797,7590
Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to make good the Deficiency at Michaelmas 1716, of the Fond for the Lottery anno 1714
10,6152
to Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, to reimburse the Interest allowed by the Tellers of the Exchequer on all Exchequer Bills, at the rate of 2d. per cent. per diem115,00000
to the Bank of England on the Allowance of 3l. per cent. per an. for circulating all the said uncancelled bills which amount to the Principal Sum of 4,561,025l.136,830150
to ditto on the Allowance of 45,000l. and 8,000l. per an. in consideration of their exchanging all the said Exchequer Bills for ready money upon demand53,00000
to the Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt, on 650l. per an. for making and issuing the said Bills65000
to Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for Necessaries by him delivered into the Exchequer Bill Office6830
316,778176
To the Civil List on 120,000l. per an. granted His Majesty out of the Fonds per contra during Life:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
22,99800
to Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account10,9780
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account6,5582
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account1,24000
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account7,17412
to the Stables for Extraordinaries5,69965
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]28,73141
to Fees and Salaries29,90818
to Pensions and Annuities1,00330
to Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, Esq.72500
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners4,50000
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty6,58968
to Lord Viscount Townshend, a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Services75000
to James Stanhope, Esq., another, the like75000
to Paul Methuen, Esq., another, the like75000
to William Lowndes, Esq., for his Majesty's Secret Services10,57566
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers2,242100
to His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate2,7950
to contingencies15,41818
159,38612
By the Bank of England on the yearly sum of 54,600l. to pay annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. from Michaelmas 1715 including 650l. for charges of paying and accounting95,55000
By ditto to make good the Deficiency at Michaelmas 1716 of the Fond for paying the yearly sum of 106,501l. 13s. 5d.56,6804
628,395140
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for the Bank
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
18,7735
on the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc.14,113146
on the Increased Duties on ditto1,4071110½
on the Increased Duties on Calicoes13,2111110½
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage57,6225
on the Surplus ditto for Annuities 1708 at Michaelmas 171742,27115
on the Duty on Hops735191
on the [Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Wines Imported20,48411
on the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth641146
on Brewers' Forfeitures1001610½
169,3636
£797,7590

For the year 1717.

SUMS VOTED AND ENACTED FOR PUBLIC SERVICES AND THE GRANTS IN PARLIAMENT TOWARDS SATISFYING THE SAME WITH THEIR VALUE AS ESTIMATED BY PARLIAMENT.

(The sums voted or enacted for Account of the Public Services in the Session of Parliament begun 20 February 1716 and ended 15 July 1717)

£s.d.£s.d.
5 March 1716–17. For 10,000 men for Sea Service (including the Ordnance for Sea Service) for one year from 1 January 1716–17520,00000
for the Ordinary of the Navy (including half pay)226,79953
7 March 1716–17. For extraordinary Works and Repairs of the Navy and for furnishing sea stores200,76100
947,56053
for the Charge of the Office of Ordnance for Land Service in the year 171773,07793
5 March 1716–17. For maintaining Guards and Garrisons in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey959,943110½
7 March 1716–17. For maintaining the Forces and Garrisons in the Plantations in America34,742142
for the like in Minorca57,029147
for the like in Gibraltar37,19214
3 April 1717. For half pay to Officers of Land Forces and Marines for the year 171785,00000
for the pay of 28 Companies of Invalids for the same year26,89484
for the Provision of the Garrison of Gibraltar for the same year13,55195
for completing the pay of Six Battalions of Minister and Sax Gotha Troops to supply the Troops drawn from the Dutch Garrisons24,188310
for making up the full pay of the General Officers whilst in North Britain4,13139
for extraordinary forage, provisions, etc., of the Forces in their march from Stirling into the Highlands10,00000
to replace the like sum issued out of the Revenue of North Britain to the Duke of Argyle per Warrant 8 Sept. 171510,00000
for the pay and bounty money upon the Disbanding of the 3 Independent Companies in North Britain from 25 Dec, 1716 to 31 March 17171,175126
for ditto of one Lieutenant, one Ensign, Five Non-Commissioned Officers and forty private men from 25 July 1715 to 15 March 1716–171,206160
for subsistence of the Rebel Prisoners taken at Preston to 31 Dec. 17163,775910
for subsistence and contingent expenses of the Rebel Prisoners for the year 17171,50000
for subsistence of 353 Rebel Prisoners paid per Magistrates of Glasgow to 25 June 171673685
21 June 1717: For half pay for Officers of Douglas's and Wood's Regiments, late in the service of the States General, from 25 April 1717 to 24 Dec. following2,842120
1,273,91096
13 April 1717: For enabling His Majesty to concert such measures as may prevent any charge or apprehensions from the designs of Sweden250,00000
9 March 1716–17: For losses and damages by tumultuous proceedings in several Counties5,57915
for the South Sea Company to complete their Fond of 608,000l. per an. for the year ending at Xmas 1717. Voted and Appropriated 166,502l. 5s.d. but satisfied with94,572510
Payments pursuant to Acts of Parliament or Special Clauses and Directions contained therein.
The Loans which remained unsatisfied on 10 April 1717 and the Interest thereof upon the Land Tax anno 1714 are made good by being transferred to the Register for Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717 and amount to
1,2176
The Loans which remained unsatisfied on 27 March 1717 and the Interest thereof upon the Duties on Malt for the year 1715 are made good by being transferred to the Register for Loans on Malt Duties anno 1717 and amount to143,494101
The Commissioners for stating Army Debts, being 7 in number, 500l. per an. each from 10 March 1716–173,50000
and for clerks, messengers, officers and other incident charges3,00000
151,21116
£2,795,9121
Payments as above for which there is no provision in this year's supply:
The Commissioners for stating Debts due and to grow due to Scotland by way of Equivalent are continued from the expiration of the former Act for one year and to the end of the then next Session of Parliament. There is no provision out of this year's Supply for their salaries, being 6 in number 500l. per an. each
3,00000
and for their Secretary, Accomptant, Clerks, messengers, Doorkeeper, housekeeper, office-rent and incidents98000
£3,98000 (fn. 3)
Also by the Act [3 Geo. I, c. 14] for continuing these Commissioners provision is made for paying out of the Revenues in Scotland two years' Interest at the rate of 5l. per cent. per an. upon 230,308l. 9s. 105/6d. due to the creditors in Scotland by an Act 12 Anne [13 Anne, c. 12] and upon 18,241l. 10s. 102/3d. due to William Patterson by an Act 1 Geo. I [3 Geo. I, c. 14] from 23 June 1715 to 24 June 1717 and for salaries of the Commissioners their servants and charges of their office a sum not exceeding£31,5652
Debts provided for by charging the same on Fonds formerly granted and not out of the supplies of the year:
Loans unsatisfied on Low Wines which expired 24 June 1714; (for Principal 61,507l. 3s. 2d. Interest 5,305l. 6s. 0d.)
66,81292
Loans unsatisfied on Candle Duties expired 1 May 1715; (for Principal 311,900l. 7s. 4d. Interest 34,893l. 0s. 6d.)346,793710
Navy towards the Debt as it stood on the 31 Dec. 1716334,2399
Deficiency of the Supplies anno 1716 thus issued:
Ordnance
38,49618
Land Forces78,722810
Class Lottery 1711, Arrear of Interest25,22117
Ten Pound Lottery anno 171242,665136
South Sea Company for the year ended Xmas 171657,6689
(total Deficiency, 242,775l. 6s. 11½d.)
577,01416
Memorandum. The Arrears of Interest on the Class Lottery 1711 and on the 10l. Lottery 1712 being afterwards paid out of the Income on all the Lottery Fonds between Midsummer and Michaelmas 1717, the General Fond was eased of those two Articles, so deduct67,88710
509,1275
Bills of Exchange for the service of the late expedition to Canada24,195182
£946,9290

Memorandum. In lieu of all the foregoing Debts the Public are charged with Annuities at the rate of 4l. per cent. per an. only, payable and transferable at the Bank until redeemed though the Treasury had power to pay the two first Articles by Annuities not exceeding 5l. per cent.

(see Stat. 3 Geo. I, c. 7)

The above Debts are payable out of the General Fond formed by Consolidating all the Lottery Fonds, etc. to raise 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per an. from Michaelmas 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 7].

The Grants in Parliament towards satisfying the Public Services per contra with the value of those Grants as estimated by Parliament.

£s.d.
The Land Tax of 3s. per Libram for one year from 25 March 1717 chargeable with 1,217l. 6s.d. a Deficiency transferred there unto and the Interest thereof as per contra and such further Loans to be registered after the said transfer at 5l. per cent. per an. Interest as shall not exceed1,410,00000
The Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry for one year from 23 June 1717, chargeable with 143,494l. 10s. 1d. in Loans transferred thereunto and Interest as per contra and with such further Loans to be Registered after the said transfer at 5l. per cent. per an. as shall not exceed700,00000
2,110,00000
Balance is the difference between the estimated value of the Grants and the sum total of the Public Services, the said Services exceeding the Grants according to the estimated value by685,9121
£2,795,9121

Footnotes

1 Recte for 95 years from 17 May 1713 and continued for ever by the Act 1 George I, st. 2, c. 12.
2 Under Stat. 1 W. & M. c. 13, elsewhere described as anno 1688 but payment was not due until July 1689.
3 The Commissioners were paid out of savings on the next year's Supply; see Vol. xxxii, part II, pp. 337 and 339.