Revenue Account
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'Revenue Account: General Abstract', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CII-CXXXII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85364 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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A GENERAL ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOMPTS OF THE PUBLIC REVENUES, TAXES AND MONIES BORROWED BETWEEN MICHAELMAS 1716 AND MICHAELMAS 1717.

TO THE REMAINS IN CASH AT MICHAELMAS 1716 AS PER THE FOOT OF THAT YEAR'S ACCOMPT:

£s.d.
In Tallies undisposed of in the hands of particular Paymasters (see page xc)387,6284
New Customs, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17102,74319
Tobacco, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17122,897111
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17147321010¾
ditto, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17165,103165
Continued Impositions on the Grant which continues these Duties from 3 Aug. 1716 for ever1,511181
Duty on Coffee, Tea etc. on the Grant which determined 24 June 171447015
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's Civil List8,387611¼
Arrears of Coals anno 17035000
On the Fond for the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 171181,88257
On the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 171049,604135
On the Fond for the Lottery anno 17106693
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities92,95413
Hereditary and Temporary Excise (for the King's Civil List 9,757l. 9s.d.; for the Civil List Lottery 16,000l.)25,7579
ditto for the late King's Debts214
One-third Double Excise; (before 12 June 1714, 30l. 19s.d., since 12 June 1714, 23l. 3s.d.)5430
9d. per Barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities29,42407
9d. per Barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship65,555197
Duties on Malt pro an. 1711301140
Duties on Malt pro an. 171220000
Duties on Malt pro an. 171330000
Duties on Malt pro an. 17143,5881311¼
12d. per Bushel on Salt1,797117
On the Fond for the 10l. Lottery anno 171235,0331511½
Duty on Candles and Apprentices on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17151,1231010¼
The same Duties continued from the 1 Aug. 1715 for ever9019
On the Fond for the Class Lottery anno 171237,64630
On the Fond for the Two Million Adventure anno 171156,4761911½
Letter Money for the King's Civil List4,16294
4½ per cent. [Duty from the Leeward Islands]13,81819
Arrears of the Duty on Marriages, Births, etc.83197
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697438101
Tenths of the Clergy3,9670
First Fruits2,21728
Sheriffs' Proffers for the late Queen's Debts2168
Seizures, for the King's Civil List67110
Fines of leases, for ditto54170
Imprest Money repaid per Edward Godfrey, for ditto434110
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland for the late Queen's use57400
Rent of the Savoy Hospital5,13585
Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities3860
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract200
Forfeitures for Treason1,002120
Sale of Tin5,5071411¾
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith, Esq., late Treasurer for Churches2,30000
First Poll anno 1688510
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692320
First 4s. Aid anno 1693218111
Second Quarterly Poll anno 169411100
Third 4s. aid anno 1695700
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696720
First 3s. Aid anno 169720506
Additional 12d. Aid anno 169840
Third Quarterly Poll for the same year3900
Subsidies and other Duties4177
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 17023240
Subsidies anno 1703540
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706274210½
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17073125
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17085,2948
Twelth 4s. Aid anno 17091,5708
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17101,683111
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17113,43297
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17121334
Third 2s. Aid anno 17139,83415
Fourteenth 4s. Aid for the King's Civil List673144
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17143,71312
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 171514,74119
Duties on Malt pro anno 171519,0311111
Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 171622,03810
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 17165,3525
Loans on the Duties on Malt anno 171697,00000
Duties on Malt pro anno 1716611
Loans on Coals for Building fifty new Churches175167
Duty on Coals for ditto3,118126
On the Fond for the Lottery anno 171463,65172
Surplus 9d. Excise for the Deficiency of that Fond9,9072
In the hands of Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell for Interest on Exchequer Bills3,14318
In the hands of the Receivers of the Contribution Money for the Lottery 171352039
Contributions on the Act for raising 1,400,000l. by a Lottery anno 17144,2773
Contributions for Annuities anno 17156,582311½
In the hands of the Receivers of the said Contribution Money10862
On the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706144,9233
On the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 170729,95017
On the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 17082,140173
On the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 170826,24019
On the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others162,6841
(total Remains, omitting Tallies undisposed of, 1,188,048l. 19s.d.)
£1,575,6773

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: CUSTOMS.

£s.d.
To Cash for the net produce of the several Duties and Revenues under the Management of the Commissioners of the Customs:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1717:
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant which continues these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever
175,343185
Tobacco, on the same Grant89,005198
East India goods, on the same Grant145,081139
Additional Impositions, on the same Grant58,394910
Whale Fins, on the same Grant7,07141
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's life:
of arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
1,87320
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715311,53212
Prize Duty from the Plantations48229
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth1,824183
Plantation Duty granted 25 Car. II1,07318
25l. per ton on French Wines imported40,1916
Subsidy of Poundage on goods exported, for 32 years from 8 March 1710–1135,5733
Duty of 2s. per chaldron on Coals, Culm etc., on the same Grant59,2404
One-third Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7103,60417
Duty on Pepper, Raisins, Spices and Snuffs, for 32 years from 6 Feb. 1709–1021,027120
Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant from 23 June 1714 for ever119,7461710
Duty on Coffee, Tea etc., on the same Grant39,32183
Additional Duty on ditto, on the same Grant44,6571110½
Increased Duties on Calicoes, on the same Grant34,23787
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1712165,552114
Duty of 3s. per chaldron on Coals, Culm, etc., for 32 years from Michaelmas 171088,872511
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant from 31 July 1714 for ever165,55211
Rock Salt, on the Grant for 32 years from 11 June 171137300
4½ per cent. from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands7,49338
Coinage Duty for the Mint being 10s. per ton on Wines imported9,57017
Duty of [3s. and 5s.] (fn. 1) per chaldron on Coals exported, for 32 years from 2 Aug. 17145,50567
Duty on Coals, Culm etc., for Building fifty new Churches, granted from 14 May 1716 to 28 Sept. 172458,9025
Revenues before that time [Michaelmas 1717] expired:
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 1716
2181110½
Tobacco, on the same Grant2,33300
Additional Impositions, on the same Grant71329
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, which determined with the Queen's death506191
ditto, for the late King's Debts2,1533
Arrears of the Duty on Coals, on the Grant which determined 14 May 1703338
ditto, on the Grant which determined 30 Sept. 171030887
25l. per ton on French Prize Wines granted during the War7111
£1,797,3801510½

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: EXCISE.

£s.d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenues of Excise, etc., under the Management of the several Commissioners:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1717:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List:
of arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
5000
of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715289,7437
more to answer the Appropriation of 3,700l. per week192,40000
Five-sevenths 9d. Excise for the Bank of England109,23311
Two-sevenths ditto for Annuities43,6937
9d. per barrel Excise continued [by the Act] 4 Anne [4 & 5 Anne c. 18] for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 (fn. 2) 160,62739
Additional 9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3152,926192
Additional Duty on Candles for 32 years from 25 March 171158,40719
more for Forfeitures on Chandlers16191
Additional 3d. per barrel Excise, for 32 years from 25 March 171060,5341110½
ditto, on the part of Scotland1,37000
Duty on Hops continued from 1 Aug. 1715 for ever17,8906
Duty ou Malt pro anno 17172317
36s. per barrel on Sweets, granted 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2] for 99 years18987
Low Wines, on the Grant for 96 years from 23 June 171034,91718
12d. per bushel on Salt, granted 7 & 8 Wm. III [c. 31] for ever27,017710
28d. per bushel Salt, granted from 25 Dec. 1699 for ever62,655511½
Duty on Soap, etc., granted for 32 years from 10 June 1712127,93813
more for Forfeitures on Soap Boilers14182
Duty on Candles, granted from 1 May 1715 for ever58,3918
more for Forfeitures on Chandlers16191
Additional Duty on Hides, for 32 years from 31 July 1712108,53343
ditto, on the part of Scotland499410
Duty on Silver and Gilt Wire and Starch, for ditto, from 1 July 171215,15521
more for Forfeitures on Wire Drawers16173
Duty on Hides, granted for 32 years from 24 June 171191,37153
ditto, on the part of Scotland4991111
more for Forfeitures on Hides546
Additional Duty on Soap, granted for 32 years from 2 Aug. 171483,73222
more for Forfeitures on Soap Boilers2470
Revenues before that time [Michaelmas 1717] expired:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for late Queen's Debts
5000
Duties on Malt pro anno 171440000
Duties on Malt pro anno 171533,68110
Duties on Malt pro anno 1716619,05911
(total for England 2,348,946l. 0s. 1d., and for Scotland 2,368l. 16s. 9d.)
£2,351,3141610

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: POST OFFICE AND CASUAL REVENUES.

£s.d.
To Cash for the net produce of the Revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
Post Office Revenue, arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
2,687139
ditto, since Michaelmas 171550,70260
53,389199
more to answer the Appropriation of 700l. per week36,40000
£89,789199
Of Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
for account of the Civil List:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Sheriffs' Proffers
1776
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods64119
81193
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
First Fruits
5,578117
Tenths6,904710½
Alienations1,30000
more being applied per Receiver thereof2,046120
Post Fines by the Farmers thereof2,27600
Profits of the Hanaper3747
Sheriffs' Proffers1,07053
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods23,95712
Fines of Leases2,663166
Wine Licences4,00000
Land Revenue901110
Compositions200100
(total Revenue since Michaelmas 1715, 50,125l. 11s. 10d.)
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 Earl of Orford4,8071
ditto per Harry Mordaunt1,305182
ditto per Thomas Edwards471810
ditto per Charles Bertie203197
ditto per Earl of Carnarvon18018
Forfeitures for Treason9,11685
Brewers' Forfeitures1001610½
66,17012
Of Arrears for late Queen's Debts:
Sale of the Queen's Tin
80,50996
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods19111
Sheriffs' Proffers108
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue1,005131
(total Arrears 81,707l. 4s.d.)
£147,8771610

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: AIDS AND TAXES.

£s.d.
To Cash for the net produce of sundry Aids and Taxes:
Stamp Duties on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1710
38,143127
Additional Stamps, part of the Fond for the East India Company37,328911½
Stamp Duties on Cards and Dice for 32 years from 11 June 171114,37717
Duty on Pamphlets and Printed Papers for 32 years from 1 Aug. 17127,98111
Policies of Insurance the like2,175210
Rates on Money given with Clerks and Apprentices for 5 years from 1 May 1710175210
The like, continued from 1 May 1715 for ever4,23112
Additional Stamp Duties on the Grant from 2 Aug. 171421,7983
(total for Stamp Duties, etc. 126,211l. 12s. 11½d.)
Duty on Houses on the Grant from 31 July 1710, for ever99,81415
Additional Duty on Houses for 32 years from Michaelmas 171037,9231510½
(total Duty on Houses 137,738l. 11s. 2d.)
Rent of Hackney Coaches and Chairs for 32 years from 24 June 171111,1841210½
Duties on Marriages, Births, etc. determined 1 Aug. 170621110
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars for 96 years from 31 July 17106,00000
First Poll anno 168810120
First 4s. Aid anno 169333470
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694200
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696280
12d. Aid2100
2s. Aid and Additional 12d. Aid7100
Subsidies and other Duties [anno 1697]1320
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702100
Subsidies anno 17021126
Subsidies anno 1703350
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17082563
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709433180
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710488911
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711639114
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712316131
Third 2s. Aid anno 171379360
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 171410,06969
more on the part of Scotland1,00000
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 171563,5639
more on the part of Scotland8,40000
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 17161,622,3839
more on the part of Scotland33,000 00
Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717104,17000
(total for the Polls, Aids and Subsidies, 1,845,892l. 14s.d.)
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]:
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2114
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171011168
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171116112
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142892
on the Duty on Houses for the Bank37117
on the Duty on Houses for the Lottery 171013152
(total Forfeitures received 110l. 5s. 1d.)
£2,127,1597

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS.

To Cash for sundry Particulars not distinguished under any of the foregoing heads:
To Contributions on the Act for sale of Perpetual Annuities at 4l. per cent. per an. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, Interest to commence from the dates of the Tallies of Sol
£509,1275

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: CIVIL LIST IN SCOTLAND.

£s.d.
To Cash charged for so much of His Majesty's Revenues arisen in Scotland as Archibald Douglas, Esq., the Paymaster of His Majesty's Civil List in that part of the United Kingdom appears to be accountable for within this yearNil

[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: SUMMARY.

£s.d.£s.d.
To Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1716:
in Tallies undisposed
387,6284
on the several Revenues, Fonds etc.1,188,04819
1,575,6773
To Customs1,797,3801510½
To Excise:
on the part of England
2,348,94601
on the part of Scotland2,368169
2,351,3141610
To Post Office Revenues89,789199
To Casual Revenues (including 81.707l. 4s.d. for arrears of the late Queen's Debts)147,8771610
To Aids and Taxes2,127,1597
To Unclassified Items509,1275
To the Scottish Civil List Revenues
£8,598,32757½]

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: NAVY.

£s.d.£s.d.
By [paid to] John Aislabie, Esq. Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account for the services hereunder mentioned, exclusive of services supplied out of South Sea Stock:
for the Ordinary generally; for the year 1717
15,00000
for Wages to Seamen generally; for the year 170519,61700
ditto; for the year 171549,3790
ditto; for the year 171667,65517
ditto; for the year 1717205,06218
ditto; Bills of Exchange drawn on the Commissioners for sick and hurt Seamen, for subsistence to sick and wounded seamen set on shore from His Majesty's Ships at several ports; for the year 17164,338199
ditto; ditto; for the year 17173,057136
ditto; Pensioners to the Chest at Chatham; for the year 171720,00000
ditto; Yards under this head; for the year 171721,71800
ditto; subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Sir Roger Mostyn; for the year 17165,08863
395,91715
for Victualling; Bills of Exchange, Short Allowance Money and Contingencies; for the year 17053,50800
ditto; ditto; for the year 17151,00000
ditto; ditto; for the year 17168,13220
ditto; ditto; for the year 171741,80818
ditto; the Course; for the year 171728,18700
82,6360
for Wear and Tear; Imprest Bills of Exchange and Contingencies; for the year 17163,00000
ditto; for the year 171713,84108
ditto; the Course; for the year 171731,061410
ditto; the Yards under this head; for the year 171510,00000
ditto; ditto; for the year 171759,01000
ditto; the value of timber delivered out of his Majesty's Forests
116,91256
for Interest to the South Sea Company at 6l. per cent. per an. to Midsummer 1717; for the year 17169,10000
ditto; for the year 171799,9689
109,0689
Extraordinaries for the year 1715: for the Earl of Orford, for the Charge of passing his accounts as late Treasurer of the Navy, from the year 1689 to the year 171580910
more for his attendance and trouble in performing affairs enjoined by Acts of Parliament and otherwise for the Public Service3,898310½
more for Philip Papillon, Cashier of the affairs of Victualling to the said Earl of Orford, when Treasurer of the Navy82879
4,8071
Memorandum. The Treasurer of the Navy paid over to John Hill, Esq. for the Transport Service, the sum of 3,000l. out of Loans on the Land Tax, anno 1717.
(total for the year 1705, 23,125l.; for the year 1715, 65,186l. 1s. 11d.; for the year 1716, 97,315l. 5s.d.; for the year 1717 538,715l. 5s.d.)
£724,34112
All which was directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
for the year 1705:
Reversionary Annuities pro anno 1705
23,12500
for the year 1715:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1715
60,3790
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford.4,8071
for the year 1716:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1716
92,22619
In Aid:
First Poll anno 1688
510
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692320
First 4s. Aid anno 1693218111
Second Quarterly Poll anno 169411100
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695700
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696720
First 3s. Aid anno 169720506
Additional 12d. Aid the same year40
Third Quarterly Poll anno 16983900
Subsidies and other Duties anno 16994177
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 17023240
Subsidies anno 1703540
Duty on Coals anno 1703838
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706274210½
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17073125
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17084,18865
5,08863
for the year 1717:
Loans on the Land Tax anno 1717
538,7155
Wood sales or the value of Timber delivered the Navy out of His Majesty's Forests
(total for the year 1705, 23,125l.; for the year 1715, 65,186l. 1s. 11d.; for the year 1716, 97,315l. 5s.d.; for the year 1717, 538,715l. 5s.d.)
£724,34112

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ORDNANCE.

£s.d.
By [paid to] Harry Mordaunt, Esq. Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance, upon account for the following services:
for the year 1717:
for Land Services generally
£39,305182
Which services were directed to be satisfied out of the following Fonds:
Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid pro anno 1717
38,00000
and in Aid
Imprest Money repaid per Harry Mordaunt, Esq.
1,305182
£39,305182

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: TRANSPORT.

£s.d.
By [paid to] John Hill, Esq., Treasurer for the Transport Service, upon account:
for account of Transport Service
£6,3768
Out of Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland3768
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17153,00000
out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 17173,00000
£6,3768

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: FORCES ABROAD.

£s.d.
By [paid to] James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces abroad, upon account for the following services:
for account of arrears to Land Forces that served in the late War in Spain
£18,22819
Out of Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Carnarvon18018
out of Subsidies and other Duties1320
out of the First Poll anno 168810120
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. Aids anno 16977100
out of Subsidies anno 17021126
out of Subsidies anno 1703350
out of the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17081,362511¾
out of the Twelth 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
£18,22819

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: LAND FORCES.

£s.d.£s.d.
By [paid to] Henry Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of His Majesty's Forces, upon account for the services hereunder mentioned:
for account of Guards, Garrisons, etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey, and 28 Companies of Invalids and 3 Independent Companies in North Britain; for the year 1716
228,67216
for account of Guards, Garrisons, etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey; for the year 1717643,1031310
for account of Invalids; ditto5,801160
for account of Forces in His Majesty's Plantations in America; for the year 17165,09200
ditto; for the year 171722,78848
27,88048
for account of the Forces and Garrison in Minorca; for the year 171733,35976
for account of the Forces and Garrison in Gibraltar; for the year 171727,0366
for account of provisions for the said Garrison; for the year 17175,17418
for several extraordinary expenses of the Land Forces; for the year 17165,835186
for account of half pay to the Officers of the Land Forces and Marines; for the year 171620,00000
ditto; for the year 171755,00000
75,00000
for several General Officers to make up their pay with the Aides de Camp and Majors of Brigade during the time they served in North Britain; for the year 17174,13139
for the Pay of one Lieutenant, one Ensign, five Non-Commissioned Officers and forty Private men to reinforce the Castle at Edinburgh to 15 March 1716; for the year 17171,206160
for the subsistence and contingent expenses of the Rebel Prisoners: for the year 17171,50000
for the subsistence of 353 Rebel Prisoners subsisted by the Magistrates of Glasgow to 25 June 1716; for the year 171750000
to made good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716, part of 577,014l. 16s.d.; for the year 171768,7587
(Memorandum. This last sum was issued for account of clearings and offreckonings to the Regiments, Troops and Companies whose Muster Rolls are not returned and adjusted to 24 Dec. 1716:
in Great Britain, 55.181l. 13s. 8d.
in Plantations, 2,996l. 3s. 11½d.
in Minorca, 6,304l. 19s. 6d.
in Gibraltar 4,275l. 10s. 4d.
total, 68,758l. 7s.d.)
for account of services not particularly appropriated by Parliament; for the year 1716
1,58471
(Memorandum. This last sum was issued for paying several workmen and others for Works performed in repairs at the Horse and Foot Guards, from Xmas 1706 to Xmas 1716.)
(total for the year 1716, 261,185l. 1s.d., for the year 1717, 868,360l. 13s.d.)
£1,129,54515
All which services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
for the year 1716:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1716
69,52373
Loans on Malt pro anno 1716190,0777
In Aid:
the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711
1,58471
261,1851
for the year 1717:
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1717
799,60262
Contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 171668,7587
868,36013
£1,129,54515

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE LATE KING'S DEBTS

£s.d.
By [payment of] arrears to the late King's family and Servants:
to John, Duke of Montague, for Debts in the Office of the Great Wardrobe
28714
to Charles Dartiquenave, for Debts in the Office of Works11186
to a contingent expense80214
£1,201176
Out of Additional Tonnage and Poundage, before 8 March 1701–21,1993
out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise, the same214
£1,201176

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

£s.d.£s.d.
By paid out of the Revenues for the late Queen's Civil List for the following services:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household to Her late Majesty, upon account
1,032711
to Charles Dartiquenave, for Debts in the Office of Works21,1091
to Conyers D'Arcy and George Fielding, Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse to Her late Majesty, for extraordinary expenses of the stables30000
to Foreign Ministers upon their Ordinary [Allowances]1,75200
to ditto, upon their Extraordinary [Allowances]2,37676
4,12876
to Fees and Salaries1,7423
to Pensions and Annuities53768
to Edward Nicholas, Esq., Paymaster of Her late Majesty's Bounties1,11800
to Bounties1,34113
to William Bromley, Esq., Secretary of State to Her late Majesty, for Secret Service1,3563
to contingencies:
Liberates of the Exchequer
1,6742
Rewards for Services2,02615
Disbursements1,396184
5,0971511
to Edward Elliot, Esq., on account of the Tin Affair56,39717
£94,1601
Out of the Fonds and Revenues following:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
506191
Hereditary and Temporary Excise5000
Small Branches and Casualties1,20011
Contributions to the Civil List Lottery anno 171352039
Sale of the Queen's Tin52,35918
Loans on the Sale of Tin39,52288
£94,1601

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: THE KING'S CIVIL LIST

£s.d.£s.d.
By paid out of the Revenues of the King's Civil List over and above the payments made by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List in Scotland: (fn. 3)
at the Exchequer:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
90,96268
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account48,6350
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account29,80250
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, Upon account4,626100
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account22,187610½
to Conyers D'Arcy and Francis Negus, Commissioners for executing the office of Master of the Horse, upon account8,99965
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary Entertainment40,52300
to ditto, on their Extraordinaries25,725124
66,248124
to Fees and Salaries96,4596
to Pensions and Annuities (including 8,800l. paid to several persons on their pensions out of First Fruits and Tenths)38,18950
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq.59,55472
to French Protestants, per ditto15,00000
to the Band of Gentleman Pensioners6,41800
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty20,74500
to His Royal Highness, the Prince20,00000
to Secret Services:
Lord Viscount Townshend, late Secretary of State
1,4561611¾
James Stanhope, Esq., late another2,4475
Paul Methuen, Esq., the like2,430165
the Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State60000
Joseph Addison, Esq., another575610
the Duke of Roxburgh, another1,59812
William Lowndes, Esq.,28,30000
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers2,886100
to His Majesty's Privy Purse per the hands of Mr. Henning31,50000
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate10,7921110
to contingencies:
Law Charges
16,752110
Liberates of the Exchequer8,6293
Rewards for Services7,947147
Surplus to Sheriffs and others on their accounts5,15211
Riding Charges to Messengers1,221150
Printers on their Bills4,10123
sundry Disbursements25,59211
Post Fines1,539163
Rents payable by the Crown561166
(total at the Exchequer 681,914l. 8s.d.)
71,4992
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,50000
at the Custom House:
to His Royal Highness, the Prince [of Wales]
40,00000
at the Excise Office:
to His Royal Highness, the Prince
39,50000
to several on pensions as per particulars on page lvi15,00000
54,50000
at the Post Office:
to several on pensions as per particulars on page lxix
24,10000
at the Alienation Office:
to the Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. pension
50000
to the Countess of Plymouth on 1,000l. per an. pension1,00000
to charges of the Chancery Court for one year1,546120
3,046120
Post Fines:
to Farmers of the Post Fines in defalcation of their Rent, being to make good so much of this Revenue as the Sheriffs receive and apply to their accounts
2,27600
£842,3370
out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
291,46511
Hereditary and Temporary Excise287,0913
Letter Money57,55291
Small Branches and Casualties46,8413
the General or Aggregate Fond159,38612
£842,3370

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

£s.d.£s.d.
By paid out of the Duty of 4½ per cent. in specie from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands:
to George, Viscount Dupplin, Assignee of the Earl of Kinoul, on a Perpetuity of 1,000l. per an.
3,00000
to the Governors of Plantations on their Allowances,5,0263
8,0263
By [paid] Sir Isaac Newton, Kt., Master and Worker of His Majesty's Mint; out of the Coinage Duty9,57017
By [paid] George Howell, Esq. late Receiver General of the Duties on Marriages, Births, etc., for the Counties of Glamorgan, Cardigan, Carmarthen and Pembroke to rectify an over payment; out of the Duty on Marriages2109
By [paid] Philip Bacon and William Trotman, Receivers of Taxes, for the like; out of the Duty on Houses2552
By [paid] John Leacroft, Treasurer to the Commissioners for building fifty new Churches, without account other than what he is to render to the said Commissioners; out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith2,30000
ditto; out of the Loans on Coals31,175167
33,475167
By [paid] the Commissioners for executing an Act for enquiring into the Estates of certain Traitors and Popish Recusants, and of Estates given to superstitious uses in England and Scotland, for salaries to the Commissioners 6,600l. and for salaries to inferior Officers and for incident charges attending the execution of the said Act, 8,360l.; out of Forfeitures for Treason9,96000
ditto; out of the Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 17175,00000
14,96000
By [paid] the Commissioners for taking, examining, stating and determining the Debts due to the Army, for their salaries, 3,500l. and for incidents 3,000l. from 10 June 1716 to 10 June 1717; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 17161,62500
ditto; out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 17171,62500
ditto; out of Loans on Malt anno 17163,25000
6,50000
By [paid] the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent for one year on their Allowance of 3,980l. per an. to 2 Jan. 1716–17; out of Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid1,99000
ditto; out of Loans on Malt 17161,99000
3,98000
By [paid] the sufferers of the late tumultuous proceedings; out of Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid, anno 17175,57915
By [paid] the South Sea Company on 608,000l. per an.; out of continued Impositions on Wines, etc., from 1 Aug. 1716 forever416,96014
ditto; out of 12d. per Bushel Salt27,148192
ditto; out of Candles and Apprentices62,73019
506,840131
By [paid] the East India Company on 160,000l. per an.; out of 28d. Salt and Additional Stamp Duties99,9531511
By [paid] Edward Barker, Esq., Treasurer to the Governors of His Majesty's Bounty for the augmentation of the maintenance of the Poor Clergy, without account other than what he is to render to the said Governors; out of First Fruits21317
ditto; out of Tenths4,286211½
4,50000
By [paid] Thomas Jones, Gentleman, for incidents attending the taking in the subscriptions of Lottery Orders and for at 5l. per cent.; out of the new Duty on Coals since 8 March 1710–111,00000
By [paid] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710, upon account; out of the Fond for the same120,151411¾
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office; ditto1,41216
121,5641
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711, upon account183,009188
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that office1,2662
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Lottery commonly called the Two Million Adventure anno 1711, upon account238,859191
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office1,550157
By [paid] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712, upon account153,50527
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office96216
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712, upon account213,389911½
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office1,09711
793,6410
out of the Duties and Revenues following:
Additional Duty on Candles since 25 March 1711
83,201118½
Goods exported since 8 March 1710–1163,627110¼
Duty on Coals since ditto85,68768
Hackney Coaches and Chairs14,1361210½
Duty on Rock Salt exported57300
Duty on Paper, Cards and Dice19,4811311
700l. per week Letter Money46,715106½
Duty on Hides129,397149½
Duty on Soap145,12341
Stamp Duties on Pamphlets23,188161
Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Edwards471810
Additional Duty on Hides137,90721
Wire and Starch21,949811
Policies of Insurance4,16933
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709664
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171071811
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171123101½
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 171210596
Third 2s. Aid anno 171397233¾
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17158,24890
Loans on Malt anno 17169,070177¾
£793,6410
Memorandum. The Income of the Four above mentioned Lotteries, 1711 and 1712, from Ladyday 1717 to Michaelmas following, is made one General Fond for paying and clearing all Interest on the Orders in every of the said Lotteries to Midsummer 1717.
By paid George Murray Esq. Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714; out of the Fond for the same
125,29089
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1716; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others10,6152
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered into that Office; out of the Lottery Fond 17146091
136,514120
By [paid] Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell, the persons appointed to pay interest on Exchequer Bills, for their salaries to 5 Jan. 1716–17; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others75000
By [paid] George, Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt of His Majesty's Exchequer, for his charges and pains in making and issuing Exchequer Bills; out of the said General Fond65000
By [paid] Samuel Edwin, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries by him delivered into the Exchequer Bill Office; out of the said General Fond6830
By [paid] the Bank of England on their Perpetuity of 100,000l. per an.; out of the Five Sevenths 9d. Excise100,00000
more on 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an. being 6l. per cent. redeemable by Parliament on repaying 1,775,027l. 17s. 10½d. value in Exchequer Bills delivered up by them and cancelled; out of House Money99,81415
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1716; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others56,6804
more on 45,000l. and 8,000l. per an. in consideration of their exchanging all Exchequer Bills for ready Money upon demand; out of the said General Fond53,00000
more on 54,600l. per an. to pay Annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. from Michaelmas 1715, including 650l. for Charges of paying and accounting; out of the said Fond95,55000
405,04419
[£2,153,28110¼]

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ANNUITIES.

£s.d.£s.d.
By paid on Annuities purchased at the Exchequer, and for rewards to Officers and incidents in paying and accounting for the same:
on Annuities purchased anno 1693 at 14l. per cent.; out of the 9d. Excise for 99 years
125,62963
more on Annuities with the advantage of survivorship; out of ditto7,75916
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer out of ditto1,20000
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer for necessaries supplied [out of ditto]1,261128
135,85015
on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two and three lives; out of the Two-sevenths 9d. Excise in the Bank Act34,75590
for rewards to Officers; to the Auditor of the Receipt; out of ditto15000
34,90590
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and 1705:
charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise:
for one life
14,456168
for two lives7,44150
for three lives2,05734
for 99 years125,7798
149,75413
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer1,43000
on Annuities called Bankers Annuities redeemable by Parliament43,85418
195,039115
on Annuities for 184,242l. 14s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1706; out of the General Fond for the same184,31390
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer1,47000
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied7783
186,56112
on Annuities for 72,187l. 10s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1707; out of the General Fond for the same71,32300
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer375122
for Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer12518
71,82410
on Annuities for 40,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same and other Revenues in Aid as per Account (see page xciv)39,625176
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer20827
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied12414
39,95814
on Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same79,83950
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer41653
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied22418
80,4808
on Annuities for 81,000l. per an. purchased for 32 years anno 1710; out of the Fond for paying the same80,66126
for Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied335511¾
80,9968
£825,6171010

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: INTEREST ON LOANS.

£s.d.£s.d.
By [payment of] Interest on Loans on the Public Registers and otherwise issued at the Exchequer:
on several Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1708 called the Fourth General Mortgage: out of the General Fond for this Register
255
on the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1709 called the Fifth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register31220
on the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1710 called the Sixth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register16,409130
on old Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the cancelling Fond for the same3103
on Low Wines and the Additional Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. anno 1705; out of ditto262100
ditto; [out of] Loans on Malt 17161,65686
1,918186
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted the same year; out of contributions to the Lottery 17147100
on the Produce of the Queen's Tin1,8441910
on the Duty on Candles and Rates on Moneys given with Apprentices anno 1710; [out of that Duty]9996
[ditto; out of] Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 171617,05140
17,150136
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry for the year 1713; out of Malt 171544172
on the like Duties for the year 1714; out of Malt 1714711
ditto; out of Malt 1716 transferred thereto11,5101210
11,51109
on the like Duties for the year 1715; out of Malt 17153,364180
on the like Duties for the year 1716; out of Malt 171620,468119
on the Fourth 2s. Aid for the year 1714; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid43208
out of the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 being transferred thereto37182
4691810
on the Fifth 2s. Aid for the year 1715; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid1,193147
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1716; out of the Sixteenth 4s. Aid71,2381010
on the Fifth 3s. Aid for the year 1717; out of the Fifth 3s. Aid1,915131
on the Duty on Hops granted anno 1711; out of contributions for Annuities anno 1715499611
on the Duty on Coals for Building fifty new Churches4,446156
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures made out by the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's in further part of 17,628l. 12s. 7d., for three years Interest on 97,936l. 16s. 6d. at 6 per cent. per an. to 24 Dec. 1714; out of contributions to the Lottery 171465219
By [paid] the Bank of England on their Allowance of 3l. per cent. per an., for circulating Exchequer Bills on the Acts of Parliament anno 1709 and 1713; out of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank and others136,830150
By [payment of] Interest at 2d. per cent. per diem on all Exchequer Bills received at the Exchequer and reissued thence in this year paid by Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell; out of the Aggregate Fond115,5957
£405,94511

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE; REMAINS.

£s.d.
By the Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1717 as detailed below (see pages cxxiv—cxxvi) including 33,853l. 10s.d. in Tallies in the hands of the particular Paymasters then undisposed of as per Account (see page xcii)£1,466,335185

GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: BALANCE OF LOAN ACCOUNT.

£s.d.
By balance of the Account (see page cxxiii) showing the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan and the Moneys repaid on the Public Registers between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 the Money repaid exceeding the Money borrowed by£891,649105

[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: SUMMARY.

£s.d.£s.d.
By paid to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy724,34112
By paid to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer etc., of the Ordnance39,305182
By paid to John Hill, Esq., Treasurer of the Transport Service6,3768
By paid to James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces18,22819
By paid to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces1,129,54515
1,917,79813
By paid for the arrears to the late King's family and servants1,201176
By paid for the late Queen's Civil List94,1601
By paid for the King's Civil List842,3370
937,698196
By paid for unclassified items, to the Paymasters and Managers of the Several Lotteries and to the Bank of England2,153,2811
By payments on Annuities825,6171010
By payment of Interest on Loans405,94511
6,240,34116
By Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 17171,466,335185
7,706,67715
By the Balance of the Loan Account891,649105
£8,598,32757½]

GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN ACCOUNT.

An Account showing the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Fonds and Revenues between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 and the Principal Money repaid within the same time

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
The King is Debtor:
to Loans made at the Exchequer on the several Fonds and Revenues:
on the Fifth 3s. Aid pro anno 1717;
in money
930,915410½
ditto: in tallies477,867811¼
1,408,78213
on credit on the Produce of Her late Majesty's Tin50,00000
on the Duties on Coals for Building fifty new Churches31,00000
1,489,78213
to Balance, being the difference between the sum total of the Moneys borrowed by way of Loan and the sum total of the Principal Moneys repaid on the Public Registers, the Moneys repaid exceeding the Sums borrowed, by891,649105
£2,381,4324
Discharge.
The King is Creditor:
By Principal repaid:
on the Fourth General Mortgage anno 1708; out of the Fond for this Register
10000
on the Fifth General Mortgage anno 1709; out of the Fond for this Register2,67855
on the Sixth General Mortgage anno 1710; out of the Fond for this Register43,00000
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the cancelling Fond for the same500
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705; out of Lottery contributions anno 171430000
on the Produce of the Queen's Tin29,14500
on the Duty on Candles and Rates on Moneys given with Apprentices anno 171010000
on the Duty on Hops for the year 1711; out of contributions for Annuities anno 17154,60000
on the Duties on Malt, etc. for the year 1713; out of Malt 1715 being transferred thereto1,40000
on the like Duties for the year 17145000
[ditto;] out of Malt 1716 being transferred thereto159,4351110¼
159,4851110¼
on the like Duties for the year 171544,33000
on the like Duties for the year 1716377,776130
on the Fourth 2s. Aid for the year 171413,00000
[ditto;] out of the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 1717 being transferred thereto1,00000
14,00000
on the Fifth 2s. Aid for the year 171570,4790
on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid for the year 17161,528,58626
on the Fifth 3s. Aid for the year 171758,27200
on the Duty on Coals for Building fifty new Churches47,184110
£2,381,4324

GENERAL ABSTRACT: REMAINS.

£s.d.
The particular Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1717:
Tallies undisposed of in the hands of the particular Paymasters as per Account (see page xcii)
33,85310
New Customs, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17102,74319
Tobacco, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17122,897111
Wines and Vinegar, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17146305
ditto, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17162,11390
Continued Impositions, on the Grant which continue these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever3,3031011
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, for His Majesty's Civil List30,32710
Arrears of ditto, for the late King's Debts95400
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee, Tea, etc., on the Grant which determined 24 June 17142085
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 17111,60411
Fond for Annuities anno 171051,5408
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 17105,87518
Hereditary and Temporary Excise; for the King's Civil List13,95912
ditto; for the Civil List Lottery14,50000
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities90,314910
One-third Double Excise:
before 12 June 1714
3019
since 12 June 1714233
9d. per barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities29,12931
Additional 9d. per barrel Excise for Annuities and survivorship62,0868
Duties on Malt pro anno 1711301140
Duties on Malt pro anno 171220000
Duties on Malt pro anno 171330000
Duties on Malt pro anno 17143,9386
Duties on Malt pro anno 17153,5737
Duties on Malt pro anno 171649,88413
Duties on Malt pro anno 17172317
12d. per bushel on Salt1,66603
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 17122,65619
Duty on Candles and Apprentices, on the Grant which determined 1 Aug. 17151,0994
Fond for the Class Lottery4331
4½ per cent. [Duty from Barbadoes etc.]13,28602
Arrears of the Duty on Marriages, Births, etc.84910
Fond for cancelling Exchequer Bills issued anno 16974291910
First Fruits4,58117
Tenths of the Clergy7855
Seizures for the King's Civil List63711
Fines of leases for ditto20650
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland19711
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract200
Forfeitures for Treason15905
Sale of Tin2,66761
Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities3860
Imprest Money repaid per Charles Bertie, Esq.203197
Rent of the Savoy Hospital5,33585
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714, for Principal and Interest1,2477
ditto; for other uses103109
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715, for Principal and Interest1,198184
ditto, for other uses2,5856
Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702, for ditto100
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710, for ditto2500
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711, for ditto66182
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712, for ditto6240
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713, for ditto163111
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711, for the King's Civil List673144
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the following Aids and Taxes:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2114
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171011168
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171116112
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142892
Duty on Houses for the Bank37117
ditto for the Lottery anno 17101352
Loans on the Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 17161,3726
Sixteenth 4s. Aid anno 171660,9111
Loans on the Fifth 3s. Aid anno 171714,2607
Fifth 3s. Aid anno 171742,94489
Loans on the Duties on Malt pro anno 17162,47512
Loans on the sale of Tin10,477114
Duty on Coals for Building fifty new Churches10,38911
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 171458,7181811½
In the hands of Samuel Edwards, George Jermain and John Stockwell for Interest on Exchequer Bills1,79811
Contributions on the Act for 1,400,000l. Lottery anno 17143,2534
Contributions for Annuities anno 17151,5913
In the hands of Archibald Douglas, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland
In the hands of John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, contributions for Annuities at 4l. per cent. subscribed into the Bank anno 1717 to make good the Deficiency of the Grants anno 1716391,90718
In the hands of Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, of the same Annuities38,49618
In the hands of Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, of the like Annuities9,9641
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706141,5468
Of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 170732,73913
Of the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 17082,140173
Of the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased the same year26,40114
Of the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank of England and others169,3636
(total, excluding Tallies 1,432,482l. 7s.d.)
£1,466,335185

GENERAL ABSTRACT: UNAPPROPRIATED REVENUES.

Extract of so much of the aforegoing account as relates to Money arisen between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717 upon certain arrears of Taxes and other unappropriated Moneys.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer Michaelmas 1716:
One-third Excise:
before 12 June 1714
3019
since 12 June 1714233
Duty on Malt anno 1711301140
Duty on Malt anno 171220000
Duty on Malt anno 171330000
Duty on Malt anno 17143,5881311¼
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland57400
Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities3860
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith2,30000
Arrears of Taxes (fn. 4) 22,76419
30,469106
To Cash for the net produce of unappropriated Moneys and sundry arrears of Taxes answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717:
Arrears on the Duty on Coals anno 1703
838
Duty on Malt anno 1714349121
Duty on Malt anno 17153,0737
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford4,8071
ditto, per Harry Mordaunt1,305182
ditto, per Thomas Edwards471810
ditto, per Charles Bertie203197
ditto, per the Earl of Carnarvon18018
First Poll anno 168810120
First 4s. Aid anno 169333470
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694200
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696280
12d. Aid2100
2s. and Additional 12d. Aid7100
Subsidies and other Duties1320
Eleventh (sic; recte Fifth) 4s. Aid anno 1702100
Subsidies anno 17021126
Subsidies anno 1703350
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17082563
Twelfth 4s. Aid 1709433180
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710488911
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711639114
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712316131
Third 2s. Aid anno 171379360
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714103109
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 171513,83315
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10 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:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2114
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171011168
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171116112
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142892
Duty on Houses, for the Bank37117
ditto, for the Lottery 17101352
(total Forfeitures 110l. 5s. 1d.)
27,406311
£57,875145
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy:
for subsistence to the Marines that served in Spain under the payment of Sir Roger Mostyn
5,08863
for the Earl of Orford for the charge of passing his accounts as late Treasurer of the Navy from the year 1689 to the year 171580910
more for his attendance and trouble in performing affairs enjoined by Acts of Parliament and otherwise for the Public Service3,898310½
more for Philip Papillon, Cashier of the affairs of victualling the said Earl of Orford when Treasurer of the Navy82879
4,8071
9,8957
out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
First Poll anno 1688
510
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692320
First 4s. Aid anno 1693218111
Second Quarterly Poll anno 169411100
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695700
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696720
First 3s. Aid anno 169720506
Third Quarterly Poll anno 16983900
Additional 12d. Aid40
Subsidies and other Duties4177
Fifth 4s. Aid, anno 17023240
Subsidies anno 1703540
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706274210½
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17073125
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17084,18865
Coals, anno 17038384½
Imprest Money repaid per Earl of Orford4,80715½
£9,89578½
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., upon account for Ordnance Land Services; out of Imprest Money repaid per himself1,305182
to John Hill, Esq., Paymaster of the Transports for the Service; out of the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17153,00000
ditto; out of the Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland3768
3,3768
to the Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, to satisfy several workmen and others for Works performed in repair of the Horse and Foot Guards from Xmas 1706 to Xmas 1716; out of the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17111,58471
to the Earl of Carnarvon for account of arrears to land Forces that served in the late War in Spain:
out of [the following Fonds and Revenues]:
Imprest Money repaid per himself
18018
First Poll anno 168810120
First 4s. Aid anno 169333470
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694200
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696280
12d. Aid anno 16972100
2s. and Additional 12d. Aid anno 16977100
Subsidies and other Duties1320
Subsidies anno 17021126
Subsidies anno 1703350
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17081,362511¾
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 17091,9980
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17102,1381211
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17112,3975
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17122823
Third 2s. Aid anno 17139,49269
18,22819
to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for the Class Lottery anno 1711:
out of [the following Revenues]:
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709
664
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171071811
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 17112310
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 171210596
Third 2s. Aid anno 17139723
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17158,24890
9,36317
to Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery anno 1711; out of Imprest Money repaid per Thomas Edwards471810
to John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for Building fifty new Churches, upon account; out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith2,30000
46,10216
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717:
One-third Double Excise
5430
Malt, anno 1711301140
Malt, anno 171220000
Malt, anno 171330000
Malt, anno 17143,9386
Malt, anno 17153,0737
Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland19711
Imprest Money for prompt payment of Annuities3860
ditto per Charles Bertie203197
Fifth 4s. aid anno 1702100
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17102500
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171166182
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17126240
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713163111
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714103109
Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17152,5856
Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on Receivers:
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2114
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171011168
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171116112
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142892
Houses for the Bank37117
ditto for the Lottery 17101352
11,77217
£57,875145

GENERAL ABSTRACT: CIVIL LIST MONEYS.

Extract of so much of the aforegoing Accounts as relates to the net money arisen for the Civil List between Michaelmas 1716 and Michaelmas 1717.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1716:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage:
before Michaelmas 1715
2,1865
since Michaelmas 17156,2011
Hereditary and Temporary Excise:
before Michaelmas 1715
35000
since Michaelmas 171525,4079
Letter Money:
before Michaelmas 1715
70000
since Michaelmas 17153,46294
Seizures:
since ditto
67110
Fines of Leases:
since ditto
54170
General or Aggregate Fond69,38612
Imprest Money repaid per Edward Godfrey434110
Public Money appropriated for Civil List673144
109,5281
to Cash arisen as well by Receipts at the Exchequer as by Money applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers of those Revenues:
on account of Arrears before Michaelmas 1715
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
1,87320
Hereditary and Temporary Excise5000
Letter Money2,687139
Sheriffs' Proffers1776
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods64119
4,692150
on account of the growing Revenue:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage
271,53212
more, being applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers General of the Customs40,00000
Hereditary and Temporary Excise235,2437
more, being applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Cashiers of Excise54,50000
Letter Money26,60260
more, being applied to Heads of the Civil List by the Receiver General of the Post Office24,10000
Fines on Alienations30000
more, being applied by the Receiver of those Fines3,046120
First Fruits and Tenths of the Clergy so far of those Revenues as are charged at the Exchequer with Pensions payable by the Crown8,80000
Wine Licence Revenue4,00000
Compositions in the Exchequer200100
Sheriffs' Proffers1,07053
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods23,95712
Fines of Leases2,663166
Land Revenue901110
Profits of the Hanaper3747
Post Fines, being one year's rent of the Farm2,27600
698,42018
to the yearly sum appropriated in Aid of the foregoing Revenues; out of the General or Aggregate Fond120,00000
(total Cash arisen 823,113l. 13s.d.)
818,42018
£932,64114
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments for account of the Civil List, over and above what paid by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List of Scotland as per the Account (see page cviii) (fn. 5) :
at the Exchequer
to the Cofferer of the Household, upon account
90,96268
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account48,6350
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account29,80250
to the Master of the Robes, upon account4,626100
to the Paymaster of the Works, upon account22,187610½
to the Commissioners for executing the Office of Master of the Horse, upon account8,99965
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary Entertainment40,52300
to ditto, on their Extraordinaries25,725124
to Fees and Salaries96,4596
to Pensions and Annuities (including 8,800l. paid to several persons on their Pensions, out of First Fruits and Tenths)38,18950
to Pensions and Bounties payable per William Clayton, Esq.59,55472
to French Protestants per ditto15,00000
to the Band of Pensioners6,41800
to several as of his Majesty's Bounty20,74500
to His Royal Highness the Prince20,00000
to Secret Services:
Lord Viscount Townshend, late Secretary of State
1,4561611¾
James Stanhope, Esq., late another2,4475
Paul Methuen, Esq., the like2,430165
Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State60000
Joseph Addison, Esq., another575610
Duke of Roxburgh, another1,59812
William Lowndes, Esq.28,30000
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers2,886100
to His Majesty's Privy Purse by the hands of Mr. Henning31,50000
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate10,7921110
to contingencies:
Law Charges
16,752110
Liberates of the Exchequer8,6293
Rewards for Services7,947147
Surplus to Sheriffs and others on their accounts5,15211
Riding Charges to Messengers1,221150
Printers on their Bills4,10123
sundry disbursements25,59211
Post Fines1,539163
Rents payable by the Crown561166
(total contingencies 71,499l. 2s.d.)
681,9148
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,50000
at the Custom House:
to His Royal Highness the Prince
40,00000
at the Excise Office:
to His Royal Highness the Prince
39,50000
to several on Pensions as per particulars on page lvi15,00000
54,50000
at the Post Office:
to several on Pensions as per particulars on page lxix
24,10000
at the Alienation Office:
to the Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. pension
50000
to the Countess of Plymouth on 1,000l. per an. pension1,00000
to the charge of the Chancery Court, one year1,546120
3,046120
Post Fines:
to Farmers of the Post Fines in defalcation of their rent, being to make good so much of this Revenue as the Sheriffs receive and apply to their accounts
2,27600
842,3370
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717:
Additional Tonnage, since Michaelmas 1715
30,32710
Hereditary and Temporary Excise, since ditto28,45912
Seizures, since ditto63711
Fines of Leases, since ditto20650
General or Aggregate Fond30,00000
Public Money appropriated for the Civil List673144
90,30414
£932,64114

Footnotes

1 See 13 Anne, c. 18.
2 See note on page lx.
3 A nil account for this year.
4 i.e. the arrears of Taxes to the Third 2s. Aid 1713 inclusive shown on page lxxviii as remaining at Michaelmas 1716.
5 A nil Account for this year.