Declared Accounts
Exchequer Bills

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William A. Shaw and F. H. Slingsby (editors)

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1960

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'Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 31: 1717 (1960), pp. CDXV-CDXVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85387 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS: RECEIVER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/868/24].

Samuel Edwards, George Jerman and John Stockwell, Receivers of the money imprested for discharging the Interest on Exchequer Bills.

6 January 1716–17 to 5 January 1717–18.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands upon the end of their last Accompt68280
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 20,000l. for Interest at 2d. per cent per diem
10,00000
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service10,00000
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in full of the same10,00000
the same term, in full of 20,000l. for the same service20,00000
the same term, in full of 20,000l. for the same service20,00000
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service10,00000
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of the same10,00000
the same term, in part of 70,000l. for the same service55,00000
(total receipts 145,000l.)
total charge and receipts£145,68280
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Money paid for Interest on Exchequer Bills paid into the Bank of England and several private persons, the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, on 4,106,250l. in Exchequer Bills92,275611
several private persons on 1,114,787l. 10s. in ditto47,2054
139,48011
the Accomptants for salaries for themselves and clerks and for incident expenses75000
the same, for Treasury and Exchequer fees on passing this Accompt 15l. 17s., for fees paid for Warrants etc. 17l. 10s., and for the Auditor's fee to Thomas Foley 40l.7370
total payments and allowances£140,30318
and so the Accomptants are Indebted
Declared 7 August 1718.
5,3789