Declared Accounts
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CCCVII-CCCXIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85371 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: DECLARED ACCOUNTS: BUNDLE 647, ROLL 254 [A.O.1/647/254].

Robert Hunter, Comptroller General of Customs.

25 December 1716 to 25 December 1717.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors at the end of the preceding General Accompt in money181,46181
ditto, in bonds487,0697
668,53015
Receipts: money due and payable for the New Impositions on Tobacco within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money
45,385710
ditto, in bonds172,0151110
(total London port 217,400l. 19s. 8d.)
Outports:
Barnestaple (George Moore, in money 41l. 11s. 7d. and in bonds 833l. 6s. 3d.)
8741710
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 24,514l. 13s. 6d. and in bonds 19,240l. 8s.d.)43,7552
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, in money 349l. 14s. 10½d. and in bonds 9,824l. 19s. 3d.)10,17414
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money)539711¼
Cowes (John Dale, bonds)4,09114
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money 119l. 2s. 10¼d. and in bonds 523l. 16s. 9d.)64219
Exeter (William Sprye, in money 302l. 0s. 10d. and in bonds 2,360l. 3s. 10½d.)2,6624
ditto (Charles Bridgeman, bonds)69000
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds)36216
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 164l. 12s.d. and in bonds 1,948l. 6s. 5d.)2,1121811¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 2,557l. 9s. 11¾d. and in bonds 24,072l. 17s.d.)26,63074
Lyme (George Lisle, in money 462l. 11s.d. and in bonds 2,893l. 3s.d.)3,355149
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money 306l. 10s.d. and in bonds 1,543l. 14s.d.)1,8504
Padstow (John Cock, in money)48751
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 109l. 15s.d. and in bonds 2,415l. 4s. 10¾d.)2,5250
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 2,017l. 6s.d. and in bonds, 1,305l. 4s.d.)3,32211
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow, in money 96l. 0s. 10½d. and in bonds 13,184l. 1s. 0d.)13,280110½
334,75913
interest received on bonds not satisfied in due time:
Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General
60536
Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, ditto186610
Jacob Reynardson at Bristol341010¾
Nathaniel Smith at Leverpoole43114
David Morris at Plymouth13
1,25818
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places26,5711511
total charge and receipts£1,031,12011
Discharge.
Overpayments on the preceding Accompt60,37486
money remitted to the Receivers General within the time of this Accompt244,28517
Officers' salaries and incident charges2,13519
repayments upon debentures for Tobacco exported:
£s.d.
Barnstaple (George Moore)72306
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)20,086 146
Bydeford (Thomas Jans)9,059179
Chester (Joseph Sewell)22533
Cowes (John Dale)4,22412
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)66114
Exeter (William Sprye)2,696210½
Falmouth (William Pye)52730
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman)523810
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)19,53310
Lyme (George Lisle)1,190510½
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)5102
Plymouth (David Morris)1,700105
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)1,582611½
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)8,669196
71,410011¾
repayments on certificates for tobacco damaged or overentered:
Barnstaple (George Moore)
2796
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)60515
Bydeford (Thomas Jans)34710
Chester (Joseph Sewell)1426
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson)21210¾
Exeter (William Sprye)703
Falmouth (William Pye)205
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman)690
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)5831410½
Lyme (George Lisle)2349
Padstowe (John Cock)1818
Plymouth (David Morris)10516
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)13929
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)1,38610
3,62512
total payments and allowances£381,83118
and so remains649,28813
against which depending on the several Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds in their hands at Xmas 1717:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver in London port, for bonds
7,5211110
Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General, for bonds207,42714
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds delivered there to be prosecuted33,9534
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)842
ditto (George Moore, in money 139l. 18s. 1d. and in bonds 602l. 12s.d.)74210
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 3,896l. 11s.d. and in bonds 24,440l. 3s. 11½d.)28,33615
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, in money 698l. 0s.d. and in bonds 3,305l. 15s. 11¼d.)4,00316
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money 80l. 13s.d. and in bonds 120l. 10s.d.)20136
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, in money 198l. 1s.d. and in bonds 47l. 2s.d.)2453
Exeter (William Spry, in money 230l. 10s.d. and in bonds 90l. 19s.d.)321910¾
Falmouth (William Pye, in money 62l. 4s. 1d. and in bonds 278l. 1s.d.)3405
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money)960
Lancaster (Thomas Bateman, in money 326l. 0s.d. and in bonds 1,906l. 16s. 8d.)2,23216
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 897l. 15s. 10¾d. and in bonds 38,285l. 15s. 10d.)39,18311
Lyme (George Lisle, in money 65l. 19s.d. and in bonds 1,219l. 2s. 5d.)1,2852
Milford (William Goodacre, money)7112
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, in money 100l. and in bonds 2,164l. 14s.d.)2,26414
Padstowe (John Cock, money)2294
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, bonds)14810
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds)2,3217
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money)38
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)536
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money)5311
Weymouth (Philip Taylor, in money 134l. 3s.d. and in bonds 1,253l. 3s.d.)1,3876
Whitehaven (Henry Blencowe, in money 455l. 12s. 4d. and in bonds 14,257l. 18s. 11¼d.)14,713114
and on the following late Receivers and Collectors:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds
133,4361611½
Richard Hutchinson, solicitor, ditto197182
Michael Wicks, Receiver in London port, ditto26,4841910
Thomas Grainger, ditto, for money421119
and in the Outports for money:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton)
8317
Beaumaris (William Lewis)6416
Boston (John Clark)6000
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont)70135
Bristol (John Sansome)3,30017
Bydeford (Richard Ustick)7633
Chester (Thomas Tindale)2848
ditto (Edward Smith) 45186
Chichester (James Whitwood)376110¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks)417116
Cowes (Thomas Cole)3770
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson)5063
Deale (James Smith)1,03619
ditto (Salathiel Rolfe)4813
Exeter (Thomas Jans)114
Falmouth (Edmund Harry)132130
ditto (William Peirson)46755
ditto (Ambrose Thomson and Richard Jennings)4714
Faversham (Charles Sherman)252
ditto (Nicholas Mattson)15000
Fowey (John Dagg)3961310¾
Lancaster (John Forster)31711¼
ditto (Joseph Bentley)21617
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough)9,23914
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 9010
ditto (Henry Badcock)225171
Milford (Walter Middleton)7,245181
ditto (David Morris)42
ditto (Joseph Sewell)6119
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme)34717
Newcastle (John Pye)82818
Newhaven (Edward Mann)15116
Padstowe (Francis Leister)36512
ditto (John Bligh)1358
ditto (William Tayler)4484
Penzance (Charles Jones)370
ditto (Thomas Medcalfe)523169
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton)254175
ditto (William Peirs)4,06015
Poole (William Jacombe)19519
ditto (William Bowles)984911¾
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks)316
Rochester (John Moore)1110
ditto (John Pope)255
Sandwich (Michael Walford)4901511
Scilley (Lodowick Jackson)415
Shoreham (John Goldham)384
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel)778310¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter)3762
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson)71211
ditto (Thomas Bower)2191410
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall)11611
ditto (John Fotherby)3146
ditto (Warwick Arthur)1,04719
545,94219
and on Henry Ferne, late Receiver and Cashier, for money remitted to him 25 Dec. 1715 to 24 June 1716 for which he is to accompt:
for the New Impositions to 31 July 1710
8,1214
for ditto to 31 July 17123,8731710½
for ditto to 31 July 171414,8841
for ditto from 1 Aug. 171476,46610
103,345144
total of the arrears£649,288134
and so this General Accompt is Even and Quit.
Declared 22 April 1723.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1243. No Audit Office Roll.

The Final Account of Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs.

26 December 1716 to 27 November 1717 inclusive.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in these Accomptants' hands in money on the foot of the preceding Accompt, none, they being in surplusagenil
but the value of bonds taken for the New Impositions on Tobacco as at the foot of the said Accompt171,81217
£s.d.
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors for the said New Impositions within the time this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, in money
6,527111½
ditto, in bonds46,92279
the King's Remembrancer's Office, in money or in bonds to be prosecuted514
sundry merchants, for interest on bonds60536
(total London port 54,060l. 7s. 6d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, in money)
26712
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)8,7351
Bydeford (Thomas Jans)1,3014
Chester (Joseph Sewel)41000
Exeter (William Spry)4914
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley)121410
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)6,866189
Lyme (George Lisle)97211
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)028
Padstow (John Bligh, late Collector)31618
Plymouth (David Morris)23000
Portsmouth (John Arnold)212
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)2500
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)912107
74,16216
(total Outports 20,102l. 8s.d.)
the value of bonds delivered over by Henry Ferne, late Receiver General24,19862
£270,1740
Discharge.£s.d.
Surplusage on the preceding Accompt1210
fees and salaries:
Sir John Shaw, for extraordinary clerks, 100l.; Robert Shaw, Computer of these Duties under him, 50l.; the four Examiners of the Outport Books, 15l.; the Surveyor General and the Comptroller and Surveyor, London port, for extraordinary clerks, 30l.; these Accomptants, for the like, 100l.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee, 12l. 10s.
307100
money repaid on debentures for Tobacco exported105,071183
ditto on certificates of damaged and defective Tobacco816191
(total repayments 105,888l. 17s. 4d.; total for salaries and repayments 106,196l. 7s. 4d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 32,10565
the value of bonds delivered up to Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, the succeeding Receivers General131,88416
total payments and allowances£270,1990
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 7 November 1718.
2504

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 789, ROLL 1001 [A.O.1/789/1001].

Anthony Lechmere and Francis Hawes, Receivers General and Cashiers of Customs.

21 June 1717 to 25 December 1717 (inclusive).

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptants' first Accountnil
but the value of sundry bonds for payment of the New Impositions on Tobacco received of Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General and Cashiers, as at the foot of the preceding Account131,88416
£s.d.
Receipts: money and bonds received of the several Receivers and Collectors for the said Impositions within the time of this Accompt:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Plantation Receipt, in money.
38,858510½
ditto, ditto, in bonds120,863183
sundry merchants, for interest on bonds186610
(total London port 159,908l. 10s. 11½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (George Moore)
3000
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson)12,6571
Bydeford (Thomas Jans)6533
Chester (Joseph Sewell)835100
Exeter (William Sprye)8151311
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)3,510186
Lyme (George Lisle)836146
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson)19600
Padstow (John Cock)30000
Weymouth (Philip Taylor)1,5301711
Whitehaven (Henry Blencow)2650
181,53911
(total Outputs 21,631l. 0s.d.)
total charge and receipts£313,4248
Discharge.£s.d.
Surplusage due to Horatio Walpole and Francis Hawes, late Receivers General and Cashiers, at the foot of their last preceding Account2504
fees and salaries:
Sir John Shaw, bt., for extraordinary clerks, 100l.; Robert Shaw, Computer of these Duties under Sir John Shaw, 50l.; the four Examiners of the Outports, 15l.; the Surveyor General, the Controler and the Surveyor in London port, for extraordinary clerks, 30l.; these Accomptants, for ditto, 25l.; Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee for the General Accompt to Xmas 1713, 25l., and for this Accompt, 12l. 10s.; in all 37l. 10s.
257100
repayments upon debentures for Tobacco exported43,433169
repayments on certificates of damaged or defective Tobacco33441
(total repayments 43,768l. 0s. 10d.; total salaries and repayments 44,025l. 10s. 10d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates61,9831210½
total payments and allowances106,0344
and so remains£207,39043
against which the value of bonds for payment of those Duties in the Accomptants' hands at the determination of this Account207,42714
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage
Declared 31 January 1718–19.
3710
Editor's Note. Although these Accountants took over from 21 June 1717 inclusive the previous Final Cash Account includes certain arrears up to 27 November of that year, causing an overlap in the periods of the two accounts.