Declared Accounts
Lotteries, etc.

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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CDIV-CDXI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85385 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERY 1710: PAYMASTERS' ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1539, ROLL 23 [A.O.1/1539:23].

Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities under the Act, 8 Anne [c. 10].

Michaelmas 1716 to Michaelmas 1717.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt20,221811
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1715
16,339145
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 171629,31110
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same74,50000
total charge and receipts£140,3721310¾
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt for Annuities due to the Owners of the several Fortunate or Benefit Tickets, detailed:
for the half year to Ladyday 1711
500
for ditto to Michaelmas 17117100
for ditto to Ladyday 17121000
for ditto to Michaelmas 17121500
for ditto to Ladyday 17136500
for ditto to Michaelmas 17138000
for ditto to Ladyday 1714172100
for ditto to Michaelmas 1714342100
for ditto to Ladyday 171584500
for ditto to Michaelmas 171516,017100
for ditto to Ladyday 171615,37500
32,93500
at 14s. per an. each ditto to the Owners of the several Blank Tickets:
for the first year to Michaelmas 1711; on 7 blank tickets
4180
for the second year to Michaelmas 1712; on 87 ditto60180
for the third year to Michaelmas 1713; on 115 ditto80100
for the fourth year to Michaelmas 1714; on 700 ditto49000
for the fifth year to Michaelmas 1715; on 34,231 ditto.23,961140
for the sixth year to Michaelmas 1716; on 85,821 ditto60,074140
84,672140
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; year to Midsummer 1717
1,45000
Henry Colt, Comptroller, ditto; same time25000
this Accomptant, ditto; same time50000
Rene de la Treille, Assistant and Chief Clerk; same time10000
Edward Courtenay, Housekeeper; same time10000
Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, Administratrix of James Taylor, late Assistant and Chief Clerk; 1 year 16 days to 10 April 1716, the day of his death104710
the Auditor, for his fee15000
2,654710
money paid to the Cashiers of the Bank of England, being a proportionate part of the charges in passing their Accompt9990
money paid to workmen for repairs at the Transfer Office77816
charge of passing this Accompt2479
total payments and allowances£121,16414
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 21 January 1718–19.
19,207191

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE FIRST LOTTERY FOR 1,800,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1546, ROLL 63 [A.O.1/1546/63].

Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,800,000l. under the Act 10 Anne [c. 18].

24 June 1716 to 25 March 1718.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, the Accomptant being in Surplusagenil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for the year from 25 Dec. 1714, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for rent)
60,00000
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of the same25,510111
the same term, in part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for the year from 25 Dec. 1715, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for rent)47,542811
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same5,00000
the same term, in full of the same116,510111
the same term, in part of 13,000l. to pay off Interest and all arrears to Midsummer 3 George I1,66050
Michaelmas term, 4 George I in further part of the same3,8819
total charge and receipts£260,0525
Discharge.
Payments towards discharging the Principal Money due on Orders in the several Courses, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 30l., Lottery No. 3, 60l.9000
Interest of the Principal Money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 3l. 12s.; Lottery No. 3, 18s.4100
Arrears of Interest, directed to Xmas 1713 within the time of the First Accompt to Midsummer 1714, detailed: Lottery No. 2, 3l.; Lottery No. 3, 1l. 10s.4100
ditto, directed to Xmas 1714 within the time of the Second Accompt to Midsummer 1715, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 15l. 12s.; Lottery No. 2, 25l. 10s.; Lottery No. 3, 5l. 8s.46100
ditto, directed to Midsummer and Xmas 1715 within the time of the preceding Accompt to Midsummer 1716, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 82l. 10s.; Lottery No. 2, 84l. 12s.; Lottery No. 3, 38l. 2s.20540
(total for arrears of interest as above 256l. 4s.)
Interest due at Midsummer and Xmas 1716 and Midsummer 1717 (on unsatisfied Orders) directed to be paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed: Lottery No. 1, 70,612l. 16s.; Lottery No. 2, 70,716l.; Lottery No. 3, 70,862l. 8s.212,19140
(total Interest paid off within the time of this Accompt, 212,451l. 18s. 0d.)
tallies of sol delivered into the Exchequer42,665136
salaries and incidents: this Accomptant as Paymaster and William Lechmere, Comptroller, 1¾ years to Ladyday 1718, 1750l.; John Smith, a Teller of the Exchequer, for the moiety of the rent of a house, same time, 87l. 10s.; John Stone, Auditor, 315l.; the Cashiers of the Bank of England, 119l. 7s.; William Lechmere, for extraordinary expenses, 50l. 8s.; this Accomptant, for incidents, 283l. 16s. 6d.2,60616
surplusage at the foot of the preceding Accompt2201610¼
money paid into the Exchequer, 17 March 6 George I45250
£258,4861410¼
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 7 May 1725.
1,56510

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,400,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1714: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1548, ROLL 69 [A.O.1/1548/69].

George Murray, Paymaster of the Lottery under the Acts 12 Anne [13 Anne c. 18] and 1 George I [c. 2]

31 March 1716 to 1 February 1716–17.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands as at the foot of his last Accompt7,364165
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 2 & 3 George I, in full of 119,878l. 16s.d. viz. 3,305l. 4s.d. for payment of Principal and 116,573l. 12s. for Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 1714
21,31713
the same term, in part of 116,573l. 12s. to pay Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 171542,00000
Michaelmas term 3 George I, in full of the same74,573120
the same term, in part of 129,080l. 14s.d. viz. 116,573l. 12s. to pay Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 1716 and 12,507l. 2s.d. for rewards and incident expenses12,5072
(total Receipts from the Exchequer 150,398l. 7s. 8d.)
total charge and receipts£157,76341
Discharge.£s.d.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
Principal directed within the time of the last Accompt:
to the Owners of six Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the First Course of Payment and of 16 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets
75000
to the Owners of five Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Second Course and of five like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets52000
1,27000
Principal directed and paid within the time of this Accompt:
to the Owners of 51 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Second Course and of 89 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets
8,14000
to the Owners of 62 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Third Course and of 89 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets11,88000
to the Owners of 58 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets in the Fourth Course and of 98 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets13,83000
to the Owners of 47 Standing Orders in lieu of Benefit Tickets and of one like Order in part of 100l. in the Fifth Course and of 90 like Orders in lieu of Blank Tickets11,02000
44,87000
(total Principal repaid 46,140l.)
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
arrears of Interest directed to be paid within the time of the last Accompt
495190
Interest directed within the time of this Accompt95,71811
96,21410
salaries and allowances:
Christopher Tilson, Thomas Cornwallis, Nehemiah Arnold and Christopher Rhodes, Commissioners to take in the Tickets and to deliver out Standing Orders in lieu; year to 23 Feb. 1716–17
1,60000
George Murray, this Accomptant as Paymaster; to Michaelmas 171650000
Matthew Barton, Comptroller; same time50000
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee14000
2,74000
incident charges and disbursements:
Treasury and Exchequer fees etc.
1420
office expenses for cleaning, fires etc.6000
coach-hire etc.1200
8620
total payments and allowances£145,18012
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 7 August 1718.
12,58211

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CIVIL LIST LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1549, ROLL 74 [A.O.1/1549/74].

Thomas Burdus, Paymaster of the Lottery for 500,000l., upon credit of the Civil List Revenues, for payment of arrears of the late Queen's Civil List.

25 March 1716 to 25 March 1717.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his preceding Accompt64919
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 1715
17,00000
Michaelmas term, 3 George I in full of the same16,00000
the same term, in part of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 17162,50000
(total Receipts 35,500l.)
total charge and receipts£36,14919
Discharge.
Repayment of Principal money:
on 50 Orders in the Second Course of Payment
2,87000
on 71 Orders in the Third ditto7,21000
10,08000
payment of Interest at 4l. per cent, to the Proprietors of Orders in the 50 several Courses of the Lottery Interest of the Principal Money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
in the Second Course of Payment
130710¼
in the Third ditto2994
4291111¾
arrears of Interest directed within the time of preceding Accompts but paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed185160
Interest paid according to directions made out within the time of this Accompt24,01400
(total for Interest paid within the time of this Accompt 24,629l. 7s. 11¾d.)
salaries and incidents:
Thomas Burdus, this Accomptant, as Paymaster, for his salary, year to Xmas 1715, 300l.; Thomas Spence, Comptroller, same time, 300l.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 50l.; Joseph Huddlestone, for office rent, year to Xmas 1716, 53l.
70300
Thomas Foley, for auditing the previous Accompt, 50l.; John Duncomb, for cleaning the offices etc., 68l. 17s.; John Thomas, for rent of the Cash Room of the Exchequer, 7l. 10s. 6d.; Joseph Hudlestone, for carpenter's work etc., 2l. 2s. 9d.; Thomas Cox, gardener, 2l. 13s. 6d.; this Accomptant, for fees. etc. paid, 27l. 18s.15919
86219
total payments and allowances£35,5719
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 3 July 1718.
57810

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CLASSICS LOTTERY FOR 1,800,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 81 [A.O.1/1550/81].

Ambrose Phillips, Paymaster of the Classics Lottery 1712 [under Stat. 10 Anne, c. 19].

29 September 1716 to 25 March 1718.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt1,78116
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 3 George I, in full of 169,053l. for Principal and Interest for a year from 29 Sept. 1714, for salaries for a year to [recte from] 25 Dec. 1714 and for office-rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1715 (detailed)
25,05300
the same term, in part of 169,053l. for Principal and Interest for a year from 29 Sept. 1715, for salaries for a year to [recte from] 25 Dec. 1715 and for office-rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1716 (detailed)43,44700
Easter term, 3 and 4 George I, in further part of the same125,60600
the same term in part of 20,000l. to discharge all Interest and arrears of Interest to Midsummer 171719,283911½
Michaelmas term, 4 George I in full of the same71610
(total receipts as above 214,106l.)
total charge and receipts£215,88716
Discharge.
Principal money paid within the time of this Accomptnil
Interest paid to the Proprietors of Orders for the money payable upon tickets drawn in the five several Classes:
arrears fo interest due at Xmas 1713
390
ditto at Michaelmas 17141340
ditto at Xmas 17141146
ditto at Xmas 171510150
ditto at Midsummer 17154190
(total for arrears 124l. 11s. 6d.)
interest due Midsummer 171670,133140
ditto Xmas 171662,37206
ditto Midsummer 171781,08556
213,715116
(total for interest due within the time of this Accompt 213,591l.)
salaries etc.:
this Accomptant for his salary 29 Sept. 1716 to 25 March 1718
75000
Richard Gee, Comptroller, ditto75000
John Smith for office rent, 1½ years to 25 March 17187500
Sir Charles Farnaby, Auditor27000
fees for Treasury Warrants etc.289710
John Morley, late Paymaster, for fees5302
2,18780
total payments and allowances£215,902196
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage-153
But this Accomptant has received of John Morley, late Paymaster, the balance of the latter's Final Accompt291138
and so remains27610
whereof depending on John Stone, late Auditor, for so much paid him before his removal from his employment22500
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
which balance is discharged by tally 21 April, 11 George I.
Declared 7 May 1725.
5110

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY FOR 1711: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 83 [A.O.1/1550/83].

Sir Andrew Chadwick, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery 1711 [under Stat. 9 Anne, c. 6].

15 December 1715 to 29 March 1717.

See Volume XXX of this Calendar, p. cdxlv.