Revenue Account
Branch Analysis

Sponsor

Institute of Historical Research

Publication

Author

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

Year published

1962

Pages

35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94

Annotate

Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'Revenue Account: Branch Analysis', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 32: 1718 (1962), pp. XXXV-XCIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85480 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


Highlight

(Min 3 characters)

Branch Analysis

STATEMENT OF REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE FROM MICHAELMAS 1717 TO MICHAELMAS 1718.

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

AN ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOUNTS OF THE REVENUES OF THE CROWN TAXES AND MONEYS BORROWED FOR ONE ENTIRE YEAR FROM MICHAELMAS 1717 TO MICHAELMAS 1718.

BRANCH ANALYSIS.

FONDS FOR MEETING DEFICIENCIES.

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer, 28 Sept. 1717:
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
6305
for the Fifth General Mortgage 7 Anne [c. 31]:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar
2,11390
for the Sixth General Mortgage [8 Anne c. 14] and South Sea Company:
of the Impositions on Wines and Vinegars
2,88444
of the Impositions on Tobacco549
of the Duties on East India Goods12116
of the Duties on Whale Fins239184
of the Additional Impositions328
3,3031011
£11,688159
To Receipts on the respective Grants between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Grant which continues these Duties from 1 Aug. 1716 for ever [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 21]:
for Wines and Vinegar:
Xmas quarter 1717
24,99450
Ladyday quarter 171853,868211
Midsummer quarter 171877,091130
Michaelmas quarter 171844,94611
200,90012
for Tobacco:
Xmas quarter 1717
30,59210
Ladyday quarter 17187,86627
Midsummer quarter 171817,2704
Michaelmas quarter 171828,9378
84,6666
for East India Goods:
Xmas quarter 1717
11,557142
Ladyday quarter 171829,380194
Midsummer quarter 171826,2827
Michaelmas quarter 171833,48035
100,7014
for Additional Impositions:
Xmas quarter 1717
17,25513
Ladyday quarter 171812,495118
Midsummer quarter 171815,1101510
Michaelmas quarter 171812,95618
57,8181910
for Whale Fins:
Xmas quarter 1717
2,21949
Ladyday quarter 17181,160310
Midsummer quarter 17182,5551
Michaelmas quarter 17182,2824
8,216143
(total Receipts 452,303l. 17s.d.)
£463,99213
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer towards satisfying Principal and Interest on the Act 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 27), the Loans thereupon being made for the service of the year 1707 and called the Third General Mortgage:
for Principal
2,20000
for Interest145410
2,345410
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
60000
for Interest80141
680141
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 1710 and called the Sixth General Mortgage:
for Principal
92,47518
for Interest15,610141
108,0861210¾
111,11211
By paid the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas329,36591
440,478010¾
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
for the Second General Mortgage 1 Anne: on New Customs
2,74319
for the Third General Mortgage 5 Anne:
on Tobacco
55263
for the Fourth General Mortgage 6 Anne:
on Wines and Vinegar
6305
for the Fifth General Mortgage 7 Anne:
on ditto
1,4321411
for the Sixth General Mortgage and South Sea Company:
on ditto
4,71913
on Tobacco4,378154
on East India Goods4,19623
on Whale Fins1,636127
on Additional Impositions3,22426
23,51412
(total for the Sixth General Mortgage, 18,155l. 6s. 2¾d.)
£463,99213

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 Anthony Letchmere and Francis Haws, Receivers General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718 according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
of Arrears:
before 8 March 1701–2:
Xmas quarter 1717
23
before 1 Aug. 1714:
Xmas quarter 1717
37301
Ladyday quarter 17181130
Michaelmas quarter 17184946
98069
for the King's Civil List:
before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
1319
Ladyday quarter 171810
Michaelmas quarter 1718189160
3226
since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
86,9098
Ladyday quarter 171884,8311311
Midsummer quarter 1718100,68214
Michaelmas quarter 1718110,5900
383,013172
£384,318132
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receivers General of this Revenue according to their Weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List:
to His Royal Highess the Prince; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
40,00000
for Management:
for Drawbacks on Debentures and Allowances on damaged goods:
out of the late King's Arrears
23
for ditto; out of the late Queen's Arrears98069
for ditto; out of Revenue before Michaelmas 17153226
for ditto; out of Revenue since Michaelmas 1715100,3476
101,6522
for account of Salaries; out of ditto293150
101,94517
[By paid] into the Exchequer:
of growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
54,9684
Ladyday quarter 171848,11877
Midsummer quarter 171863,039610¾
Michaelmas quarter 171876,24616
242,37215
£384,318132

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE NEW SUBSIDY OF TONNAGE AND POUNDAGE PAID IN THERE FOR THE USE OF THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT.

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
of Arrears before 8 March 1701–2
95400
of growing Revenue since Michaelmas 171530,32710
31,28110
To the sum total of the payments certified to be made at the Receipt of Exchequer by the Receivers General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
59,44146
Ladyday quarter 171848,1201611½
Midsummer quarter 171863,039611
Michaelmas quarter 171876,24616
246,8484
£278,1291411¼
Memorandum.—The sum total of the Receipts at the Exchequer in this year exceeding the payments certified to be made by the Receivers by the sum of 4,475l. 9s.d. is occasioned by the Week's Receipt ending 30 Sept. 1717 being brought to this Account which ought to have been charged to the preceding one.
Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
for the Civil List:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household upon account
1,05000
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account3,00414
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account3,3197
to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works, upon account17,9582
to Francis Negus, Master of the Horse to His Majesty, upon account5,60000
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]29,860710
to Fees and Salaries31,1634
to Pensions and Annuities38000
to Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, Esq., late Paymaster30,06318
to French Protestants per ditto7,50000
to Pensions and Bounties per Walter Chetwynd, Esq., Paymaster70000
to the Band of Pensioners1,50000
to several as of His Majesty's Bounty20,742122
to Secret Services:
John, Duke of Roxburgh, Secretary of State
2,1517
Charles, Earl of Sunderland, another2,20000
Joseph Addison, Esq., another1,50000
James, Earl Stanhope, another80000
James Craggs, Junior, Esq., another83368
William Lowndes, Esq.10,69210
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers847100
to Casper Frederick Henning for His Majesty's Privy Purse11,00000
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate3,51455
to contingencies30,285117
216,666810¼
out of Arrears for the late King William's Debts:
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account
95400
217,620810¼
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718; of Revenue since Michaelmas 171554,9440
In the Receivers hands 29 Sept. 1718; of Revenue since Michaelmas 17155,5655
(total Remains, 60,509l. 6s. 1d.)
£278,1291411¼

[3 & 4 Anne, c. 18]

ARREARS OF THE DUTY ON LOW WINES AND THE CONTINUED DUTIES ON COFFEE ETC. 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. 17172085
Discharge or Creditor.
By Principal repaid in further part of 700,000l.15000
[By payment of] Interest at 6l. per cent.181411
1681411
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17183910
£2085

[1 Anne st. 2, c. 4]

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Arrears received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1717
£501
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£501

[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 1717
10957
Michaelmas quarter 17182744
£136911
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page lxxxiv)£136911

[5 & 6 Wm. & Mary, c. 20]

ARREARS OF THE TONNAGE DUTIES ON SHIPS AND VESSELS WHICH CEASED 17 MAY 1696.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Arrears received at the Exchequer:
on the five-sevenths Tonnage:
Xmas quarter 1717
187
Michaelmas quarter 1718.282
2911
on the two-sevenths Tonnage:
Xmas quarter 1717
0115
Michaelmas quarter 1718.1150
11165
£417
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£417

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1717
234110
Midsummer quarter 17181412
£24830
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£24830

PRIZE DUTY FROM THE PLANTATIONS.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1717
£30000
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£30000

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1717
£5113
Discharge of Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£5113

[12 Anne, c. 12]

THE DUTY ON FOREIGN SAIL CLOTH.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1717
49214
Ladyday quarter 1718538104
Midsummer quarter 1718335184
Michaelmas quarter 1718429181
£1,7971
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£1,7971

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 1717
6,713163
Ladyday quarter 17187,23411
Midsummer quarter 171816,43310
Michaelmas quarter 171811,400195
£41,782710½
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)£41,782710½

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. 17171,60411
To Receipts on the said Duties between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duties on Goods Exported:
Xmas quarter 1717
14,59775
Ladyday quarter 17187,957137
Midsummer quarter 17188,7181
Michaelmas quarter 171810,05714
41,330168
on the Duty on Coals etc.:
Xmas quarter 1717
15,152149
Ladyday quarter 17185,830116
Midsummer quarter 17186,151163
Michaelmas quarter 171830,81618
57,9520
on the Additional Duty on Candles:
Xmas quarter 1717
10,41279
Ladyday quarter 171825,70622
Midsummer quarter 171816,8615
Michaelmas quarter 17187,93226
60,91117
Forfeitures on Chandlers:
Michaelmas quarter 1718
7153
60,91912
(total Receipts 160,202l. 10s. 1d.
£161,8071
Memorandum.—These Duties are continued by an Act 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever, towards answering a General Yearly Fond of 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d.
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711, upon account1,60411
By Cash transferred to the General Fond for raising 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per annum to pay Annuities at 5l. and 4l. per cent. (see page xc)160,202101
£161,8071

Continued by an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 12] for ever

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 1717
23,03117
Ladyday quarter 171821,50515
Midsummer quarter 171823,7992
Michaelmas quarter 171824,45815
£92,79416
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page lxxxiv)£92,79416

[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 THE SAME TIME FROM 6 FEBRUARY 1709–10.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171751,5408
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Additional 3d. Excise:
Xmas quarter 1717
13,961198
Ladyday quarter 171816,314121
Midsummer quarter 171816,094134
Michaelmas quarter 171816,28432
62,65583
on Pepper, Raisins, etc.:
Xmas quarter 1717
8,194166
Ladyday quarter 17187,47569
Midsummer quarter 17185,17188
Michaelmas quarter 171876010
21,6011211
(total Receipts 84,257l. 1s. 2d.)
£135,797911¾
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By paid on Annuities for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710, amounting to 81,000l. per annum79,614176
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied1721
79,631197
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171856,16510
£135,797911¾

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.; 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 an Act 1 Geo. 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 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage:
Xmas quarter 1717
23,1239
Ladyday quarter 171827,15536
Midsummer quarter 171835,60019
Michaelmas quarter 171830,324105
116,20424
on the Duty on Coffee:
Xmas quarter 1717
9,128128
Ladyday quarter 171811,062175
Midsummer quarter 17186,58609
Michaelmas quarter 17187,1961
33,97312
on the Additional Duty on Coffee:
Xmas quarter 1717
10,197410½
Ladyday quarter 171810,7734
Midsummer quarter 171828,0005
Michaelmas quarter 171888631
49,8561710½
on the 15l. per cent [Duty on] Muslins:
Xmas quarter 1717
8,0941510½
Ladyday quarter 17185299
Midsummer quarter 17187,516165
16,14114
on the Half Subsidy:
Xmas quarter 1717
33,68119
Ladyday quarter 171819,818117
Midsummer quarter 171840,61116
Michaelmas quarter 171846,82312
140,93519
on the Duty on Hops:
Xmas quarter 1717
3633
Ladyday quarter 171844119
Midsummer quarter 171843,9164
Michaelmas quarter 17182,8281211½
47,22219
(total Receipts from all Duties for Xmas quarter 1717, 84,261l. 7s.d.; for Ladyday quarter 1718, 69,781l. 5s.d.; for Midsummer quarter 1718, 162,232l. 2s. 1d.; for Michaelmas quarter 1718, 88,059l. 0s.d.)
£404,33315
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see pages lxxxvii–lxxxviii)£404,33315

[8 Anne, c. 10]

THE DUTIES OF 3s. PER CHALDRON ON 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 September 17175,87518
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duties on Coals etc.:
Xmas quarter 1717
23,33412
Ladyday quarter 17188,4755
Midsummer quarter 17189,9837
Michaelmas quarter 171846,80568
88,59811
on the Duties on Houses:
Xmas quarter 1717
8,600146
Ladyday quarter 17185,0381910
Midsummer quarter 171811,925196
Michaelmas quarter 17189,28854
34,853192
(total Receipts 123,452l. 10s. 10½d.)
£129,32897
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Sir John Humble, Bt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710125,537100
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer for necessaries supplied309
By [paid] Joseph Gace, Esq., late Receiver General of the Taxes for part of the County of Lincoln in lieu of an overpayment7922
125,6471
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17183,681710½
£129,32897

[Continued by an Act 1 Geo. I st. 2, c. 12, for ever]

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 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
33,6811
Ladyday quarter 171819,818118
Midsummer quarter 171840,611162
Michaelmas quarter 171846,82312
£140,93519
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities for 80,000l. per annum purchased anno 1708 (see page lxxxvi)£140,93519

HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Cashiers' hands 28 Sept. 1717:
for the late Queen's Debts
522
for the King's Civil List:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
752
1275
To Money received by the said Cashiers between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718 according to their Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
Arrears due before 8 March 1701–2:
Michaelmas quarter 1718
1,00700
Arrears due before 1 Aug. 1714:
Michaelmas quarter 1718
16195
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
595
Ladyday quarter 1718214
84
Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
125,4931210¼
Ladyday quarter 1718118,0135
Midsummer quarter 1718132,47212
Michaelmas quarter 1718137,3907
513,369610½
(total Receipts 514,401l. 10s.d.)
£514,528158
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
39,25000
to the Duke of Cleveland, on his pension4,00000
to the Duke of Grafton, the like3,00000
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 3,000l. for three quarters of a year due at Midsummer 1718, on her pension of 4,000l. per annum1,50000
to ditto, more in further part of an arrear due on the said pension at Midsummer 17142,00000
17,50000
for account of 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:
Arrears before 1 Aug. 1714:
for incident charges
00
Revenue before Michaelmas 1715:
for incident charges
07
for overcharges and exportations22
297
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
for salaries to Officers
11,68313
for incident charges2,90719
for overcharges and exportations1691511¼
for the loss by the reduction of the Gold Coins52152
14,814311½
(total for account of Management 14,816l. 13s 7d.
[By paid] in to the Exchequer according to the said Certificates:
Arrears due before 8 March 170–12:
Michaelmas quarter
1,00700
Arrears due before 1 Aug. 1714:
Xmas quarter 1717
5228
Michaelmas quarter 171816195
6921
Revenue before Michaelmas 1715:
Midsummer quarter 1718
80171
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
57,14114
Ladyday quarter 171857,8171
Midsummer quarter 171865,341171
Michaelmas quarter 171869,104109
249,405211
for the 3,100l. per week:
Xmas quarter 1717
48,10000
Ladyday quarter 171844,40000
Midsummer quarter 171848,10000
Michaelmas quarter 171851,80000
192,40000
(total paid into the Exchequer 442,962l. 2s. 1d.)
£514,528158

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

Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171790,314910
To the sum total of the Weekly Payments certified to be made there by the Cashiers of Excise between 30 Sept. 1717 and 29 Sept. 1718196,10000
£286,414910
Memorandum.—The sum total of the Receipt in this year at the Exchequer, exceeding the payments certified to be made by the Cashiers by the sum of 3,700l., is occasioned by the Week's Receipt ending the 30 Sept. 1717 being brought to this Account which ought to have been charged to the preceding one.
Creditor.£s.d.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
to sundry persons on Annuities for one life
14,510150
ditto for two lives7,21750
ditto for three lives1,968168
ditto for 99 years127,77410
151,4717
for Rewards:
to the Auditor of Receipt
59000
to the Clerk of the Pells28000
to the Four Tellers56000
1,43000
to sundry Annuities called Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament:
for Principal
29140
for Interest2,07612
2,36716
to Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery anno 17123,00000
to Sir Andrew Chadwick, Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery 17113,90024
to the Cashier of the Bank to pay Arrears of Interest on the four Lotteries subscribed for Annuities at 5l. per cent.2,00000
164,169511¼
By Cash transferred to the General Fond for 724,849l. 6s. 10½d. per annum to pay Annuities at 5l. and 4l. per cent. (see page xci)39,855156
204,0251
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
for Annuities for one, two and three lives, etc.
66,5311311¼
for Bankers' Annuities whereof 11,389l. 9s.d. is to satisfy all demands to Midsummer 171712,15714
in the hands of the Cashiers of Excise 29 Sept. 17183,70000
82,3898
£286,414910

THE EXCHEQUER FOR THE HEREDITARY AND TEMPORARY EXCISE PAID IN THERE FOR THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT.

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer, 28 Sept. 1717:
on the growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715
13,95912
on the ditto for the Civil List Lottery14,50000
28,45912
To the sum total of the Payments certified to be made at the Exchequer by the Cashiers of Excise between 30 Sept. 1717 and 29 Sept. 1718:
of Arrears for the late King's Debts
1,00700
of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts6921
of Arrears before Michaelmas 1715, for the King's Civil List80171
of Growing Revenue since ditto, for ditto252,545011
253,70201
£282,1611210¼
Memorandum.—The sum total of the Receipts at the Exchequer in this year, exceeding the Payments certified to be made by the Cashier by the sum of 3,139l. 18s. 0d., is occasioned by the Week's Receipt ending 30 Sept. 1717 being bought to this Account which ought to have been charged to the preceding one.
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
72,037162
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of His Majesty's Chamber, upon account2,7484
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, upon account4,138110
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of His Majesty's Robes, upon account1,24000
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account8,567911¾
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]12,892150
to Fees and Salaries35,2031
to Pensions and Annuities14,31960
to Pensions and Bounties per Walter Chetwynd, Esq.17,92716
to several as of His Majesty's Royal Bounty2,816120
to His Royal Highness the Prince20,00000
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Service11,55000
to Casper Frederick Henning, for His Majesty's Privy Purse14,00000
to contingencies12,204114
229,64591
for Public Services:
to Thomas Burdus, Esq., Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713
36,50000
266,14591
out of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts:
to Edward Winnington alias Jefferys late Queen's Council, salary
5228
266,197119
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
of Arrears before 1 Aug. 1714: for the late Queen's Debts
16195
Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
for the King's Civil List
17715
for Civil List Lottery13,60000
13,79414
In the Cashier's hands, 29 Sept. 1718: of Arrears before 8 March 1701–21,00700
of Revenue since Michaelmas 17151,1626
15,9641
(total in Cashier's hands 2,169l. 6s.d.)
£282,1611210¼

ARREARS OF SUNDRY BRANCHES OF EXCISE LONG SINCE DETERMINED.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717: of the One-third Excise5430
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718: of the One-third Excise5430

[5 & 6 Wm. & Mary, 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. 1717:
on the five-sevenths Excise
1,37086
on the two-sevenths Excise27,758147
29,12931
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the two-sevenths Excise: Xmas quarter 1717
10,486138
Ladyday quarter 171811,47014
Midsummer quarter 171811,7014
Michaelmas quarter 171812,01653
45,6741710
on the five-sevenths Excise:
Xmas quarter 1717
26,216152
Ladyday quarter 171828,67616
Midsummer quarter 171829,2542
Michaelmas quarter 171830,040142
114,18882
(total Receipts 159,863l. 6s. 0d.)
£188,99291
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
out of the five-sevenths Excise:
to the Bank of England on 100,000l. per annum
100,00000
out of the two-sevenths Excise:
to sundry persons on Annuities for one, two and three lives
34,795190
for Rewards to Officers to the Auditor of the Receipt15000
34,945190
surplus five-sevenths Excise:
transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)
8,48811
surplus two-sevenths Excise:
transferred to ditto (see page lxxxviii)
11,9052
20,393136
155,339126
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
of the five-sevenths Excise for the Bank of England
3,65314
of the two-sevenths Excise for the pro-proprietors of Annuities29,9992
33,652167
£188,99291

Continued by an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 12] for ever

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 28 Sept. 1717 and 28 Sept. 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
39,83841
Lady day quarter 171841,52286
Midsummer quarter 171842,535183
Michaelmas quarter 171844,84635
£168,742143
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 (see page lxxxiv)£168,742143

[4 Wm. & M., c. 3] continued by an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 12] for ever

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. 171762,0868
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
36,7038
Ladyday quarter 171840,147106
Midsummer quarter 171840,95573
Michaelmas quarter 171842,056195
159,863511½
£221,94914
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid to] several on Annuities at 14l. per cent.123,29403
more at 7l. per cent. with the advantage of survivorship7,242138
130,5361311
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 Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied23712
1,43712
131,9746
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)22,3973
154,3719
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171867,5784
£221,94914

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. 1717:
of Malt anno 1711
301140
of Malt anno 171220000
of Malt anno 171330000
of Malt anno 17143.9386
of Malt anno 17153,5737
8,3137
To Receipts at the Exchequer, for Arrears on the several Grants hereunder mentioned between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Grant 10 Anne [c. 7] pro anno 1712; Ladyday quarter 1718
on the Grant 11 Anne [12 Anne, c. 2] pro anno 1713:
Ladyday quarter 1718..
9190
on the Grant 12 Anne [13 Anne, c. 2] pro anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1717
2107
Ladyday quarter 1718413
Midsummer quarter 17187336
Michaelmas quarter 171857118
345159
on the Grant 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 2] pro anno 1715:
Ladyday quarter 1718
3647
Midsummer quarter 17184516
Michaelmas quarter 1718261
436410½
(total Receipts 791l. 19s.d.)
£9,1057
Discharge or Creditor.
out of Malt 1715:
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1713 transferred to Malt 1715
30000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans4525
34525
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
on Malt 1711
301140
on Malt 171220000
on Malt 1713309190
on Malt 17144,2841
on Malt 17153,664100
8,7604
£9,1057

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. 171749,88413
To Money received there between Michael-1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
31,2971111
Ladyday quarter 17185,38088
Midsummer quarter 1718183110
Michaelmas quarter 1718143192
37,005109
£86,890311¾
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1714 transferred to Malt 17164,00000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans39449
4,39449
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on Malt 1716 after the said transfer70,5348
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans4,67321
75,20710
79,6011411¾
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17187,28890
£86,890311¾

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.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17172317
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
7,5471510
Ladyday quarter 171871,56669
Midsummer quarter 1718229,469125
Michaelmas quarter 1718244,23933
552,822183
£553,0545
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on Malt 1715, transferred to Malt 1717143,494101
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans11,78270
155,276171
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on Malt 1717 after the said transfer352,64500
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans10,5941910
363,2391910
518,5161611
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171834,5378
£553,0545

anno [4 Geo. I, c. 3]

THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1718 TO 24 JUNE 1719.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Michaelmas quarter 1718
£95
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718£95

[6 Anne, c. 2] continued by an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 12] for ever

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 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duties on Sweets:
Xmas quarter 1717
171611½
Ladyday quarter 171854120
Midsummer quarter 1718561810½
Michaelmas quarter 171840132
17010
on the Duties on Low Wines:
Xmas quarter 1717
6,65018
Ladyday quarter 17189,1741
Midsummer quarter 17188,62014
Michaelmas quarter 17187,82887
32,2743
on the Duties on Hawkers and Pedlars:
Xmas quarter 1717
1,0356
Ladyday quarter 171850000
Midsummer quarter 17181,00000
Michaelmas quarter 17183,00000
5,5356
on Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1717
6,74118
Ladyday quarter 17189,74718
Midsummer quarter 17189,36075
Michaelmas quarter 17189,652148
35,502190
(total Receipts on all Duties for the several quarters; Xmas quarter 1717, 14,446l. 0s. 5d.; Ladyday quarter 1718, 19,476l. 11s. 11d.; Midsummer quarter 1718, 19,038l. 1s. 1d.; Michaelmas quarter 1718, 20,521l. 16s. 5d.)
£73,482910
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 (see page lxxxv)£73,482910

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. 1717:
for the First General Mortgage
1,66603
To Money received there:
Xmas quarter 1717
15,18619
Ladyday quarter 17186,28513
Midsummer quarter 17182,40215
Michaelmas quarter 171814,800109
38,675610
£40,34171
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the English Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas33,73130
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
for the South Sea Company
4,944310
for the First General Mortgage1,66603
6,61041
£40,34171

[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 Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on Salt Duties:
Xmas quarter 1717
35,43647
Ladyday quarter 171814,1663
Midsummer quarter 17185,4461711
Michaelmas quarter 171834,52218
89,572310
on Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1717
8,01311
Ladyday quarter 171810,2711410
Midsummer quarter 17189,58862
Michaelmas quarter 171810,15834
38,03115
£127,60319
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the English Company of Merchants trading in a Joint Stock to India on 160,000l. per annum£127,60319

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. 17172,65619
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duties on Soap, Paper, etc.:
Xmas quarter 1717
32,152111
Ladyday quarter 171826,25312
Midsummer quarter 171833,8980
Michaelmas quarter 171837,709134
130,01382
on the Duty on Pamphlets:
Xmas quarter 1717
1,74637
Ladyday quarter 17182,536110½
Midsummer quarter 17181,58500
Michaelmas quarter 17182,636152
8,5040
(total Receipts 138,517l. 8s.d.)
£141,17482
Memorandum.—These Duties are continued by an Act 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever, towards answering a General Yearly Fond of 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d.
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711599178
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Two Million Adventure anno 17114592
By [paid] Thomas Jett, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 17128819
By [paid] Ambrose Phillips, Paymaster of the Class Lottery anno 171271610
2,65619
By Cash transferred to the General Fond for 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per annum to pay Annuities at 5 and 4 per cent. (see page xc)138,5178
£141,17482

[8 Anne, c. 5]

THE DUTIES ON CANDLES GRANTED FOR FIVE YEARS FROM 1 MAY, 1710 WITH THE RATES ON MONIES GIVEN WITH APPRENTICES FOR THE SAME TIME.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17171,0994
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duty on Candles:
Midsummer quarter 1718
2399
on the Apprentice Duty:
Xmas quarter 1717
77160
Midsummer quarter 17188000
Michaelmas quarter 171810027
257187
(total Receipts 281l. 8s. 4d.)
£1,38012
Discharge or Creditor.
By Principal repaid in further part of a Credit for 500,000l.919310¼
[By payment of] Interest on ditto at 6l. per cent.117127
1,03616
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718343161
£1,38012

[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 MONIES GIVEN WITH APPRENTICES FOR THE SAME TIME.

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duty on Candles:
Xmas quarter 1717
10,41119
Ladyday quarter 171825,7062
Midsummer quarter 171816,8595
Michaelmas quarter 17187,9321
60,90980
Forfeitures on Chandlers:
Michaelmas quarter 1718
7153
60,91733
on the Apprentice Duty:
Xmas quarter 1717
61913
Ladyday quarter 17181,156106
Midsummer quarter 17181,175110
Michaelmas quarter 17181,18218
4,134311
£65,05172
Discharge or Creditor. £ s. d.
By [paid] the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the South Seas64,14519
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171890655
£65,05172

[10 Anne, c. 19 continued for ever by 3 Geo. I, c. 7]

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

Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Money received at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Additional Duty on Hides:
Xmas quarter 1717
30,620211½
Ladyday quarter 171826,030194
Midsummer quarter 171827,869210½
Michaelmas quarter 171825,9319
110,45114
on Wire and Starch:
Xmas quarter 1717
3,77745
Ladyday quarter 17183,3391111½
Midsummer quarter 17183,6001210½
Michaelmas quarter 17184,025124
14,74317
on Policies of Insurance:
Xmas quarter 1717
750610
Ladyday quarter 1718610511
Midsummer quarter 1718419190
Michaelmas quarter 171865905
2,439122
£127,6348
Memorandum.—These Duties continued by an Act 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever, towards answering a General Yearly Fond of 724,849l. 6s. 101/6d.
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash transferred to the General Fond for 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. per annum to pay Annuities at 5l. and 4l. per cent. (see page xc)£127,6348

THE DUTY 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 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
25,729141
Ladyday quarter 171813,57857
Midsummer quarter 171834,22315
Michaelmas quarter 171828,46311
£101,99416
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] the Bank of England on 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per annum being 6l. per cent. redeemable by Parliament on repaying 1,775,027l. 17s. 10½d. value in Exchequer Bills, delivered up by them and cancelled70,1811411½
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)31,81311
£101,99416

THE REVENUE OF THE POST OFFICE.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Receiver's hands 30 Sept. 1717; of Revenue since Michaelmas 17155541710
To Cash received by Arthur Onslow, Esq., Receiver General of this Revenue, being the gross produce thereof between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on Arrears due before 1 Aug. 1714:
Midsummer quarter 1718
13200
on Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
7761
Ladyday quarter 1718134156
21217
on Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
29,113143
Ladyday quarter 171825,244183
Midsummer quarter 171830,513178
Michaelmas quarter 171832,67290
117,544192
(total Receipts 117,889l. 0s. 9d.)
£118,443187
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid by the Receiver General of this Revenue for the uses and services foling, according to his Weekly Certificates in that behalf:
for the Civil List; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
to William, Lord Cowper, late Lord Chancellor, on 4.000l. per annum
3,230150
to Thomas, Lord Parker, the present Lord Chancellor, on ditto48230
to His Grace, the Duke of Grafton, on 4,700l. per annum4,70000
to the Duke of Marlborough, on 5,000l. per annum5,00000
to Maynard, Duke of Schonburgh, on 4,000 per annum4,00000
to the Earl of Rochester, on ditto4,00000
to William Brockett, Esq., on 400l. per annum20000
to the Duke of Grafton, Executor of the late Duchess of Cleveland, in full of an arrear due at Xmas 17012,00000
23,612180
for Management; Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
for salaries to Officers and others
9,607117
for incident expenses5,527125
for letters returned213910
for charge of packet-boats6,654186
for so much remitted to M. Pajot of Paris2,211134
for so much remitted to M. Joupain of Brussels129173
24,345211
[By paid] into the Exchequer:
[for Public Services]; the 700l. per week:
Xmas quarter 1717
9,10000
Ladyday quarter 17188,40000
Midsummer quarter 17189,10000
Michaelmas quarter 17189,80000
36,40000
for the Civil List; arrears due before 1 Aug. 1714:
Midsummer quarter 1718
13200
ditto; arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Midsummer quarter 1718
21217
ditto; growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
7,00000
Ladyday quarter 17186,50000
Midsummer quarter 171810,1901711
Michaelmas quarter 171810,00000
33,6901711
(total paid into the Exchequer 70,434l. 19s. 6d.)
118,39305
Balance in Cash remaining in the Receiver's hands 29 Sept. 1718; of Revenue since Michaelmas 171550182
£118,443187

[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 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. 17174331
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Duty on Hides:
Xmas quarter 1717
22,9131710½
Ladyday quarter 171826,6901011½
Midsummer quarter 171821,5741710
Michaelmas quarter 171825,5871111½
96,76618
on Stamp Duties:
Xmas quarter 1717
2,63071
Ladyday quarter 17184,363129
Midsummer quarter 17183,884132
Michaelmas quarter 17183,9450
14,82313
on Rock Salt:
Xmas quarter 1717
18000
Ladyday quarter 171834300
Midsummer quarter 1718139100
Michaelmas quarter 17185000
712100
on Hackney Coaches, etc.:
Ladyday quarter 1718
2,00000
Midsummer quarter 17181,70000
Michaelmas quarter 17184,14393
7,84393
on the 700l. per week Letter Money: Xmas quarter 17179,10000
Ladyday quarter 17189,10000
Midsummer quarter 17189,10000
Michaelmas quarter 17189,10000
36,40000
£156,97912
Memorandum.—These Duties are continued by an Act 3 Geo. I [c. 7] for ever, towards answering a General Yearly Fond of 724,849l. 6s. 101/6d.
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [paid] John Dutton Colt, Esq., Paymaster of the Two Million Adventure anno 17114111710
By [paid] Sir Andrew Chadwick, Kt., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711213
4331
By Cash transferred to the General Fond for 724,849l. 6s. 101/6d. per annum for Annuities at 5l. and 4l. per cent. (see page xc)156,546111
£156,97912

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

Debtor.£s.d.
To the sum total of the payments certified to be made at the Receipt of Exchequer by the Receiver General of this Revenue between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
for the late Queen's Debts:
of Arrears due before 1 Aug. 1714
13200
for the King's Civil List:
of Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715
21217
of Revenue since Michaelmas 171537,3901711
£37,734196
Memorandum.—The sum total of the Receipts at the Exchequer in this year exceeding the Payments certified to be made by the Receiver by the sum of 3,700l., is occasioned by the week's Receipt ending 30 Sept. 1717 being brought to this Account, which ought to have been charged in the preceding one.
Creditor.
By Payments made to the several Heads of the Civil List: to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of His Majesty's Household, upon account4,75800
to Charles Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account4,84111
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account54113
to Fees and Salaries8,10519
to Pensions and Annuities279134
to Bounties40000
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Service5,4711611¾
to the Dowager Countess of Portland, Governess to the young Princesses2,90000
to contingencies6,5621611¼
33,860196
out of the late Queen's Arrears:
to John, Duke of Montague, for his salary as Master of the Great Wardrobe to Her late Majesty
13200
33,992196
By Cash remaining for Balance:
in the Cashier's hands 29 Sept. 1718
3,00000
in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171874200
£37,734196

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717£13,28602
Discharge or Creditor.
By Payments made: to Thomas Talmash, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of Montserrat, on his allowance20000
to Walter Hamilton, Esq., Governor in Chief over the Caribbee Islands, the like1,50000
to Daniel Smith, Esq., who supplied the said Office in the absence of Walter Hamilton941111
to William Matthews, Esq., the like36418
to ditto, as Lieutenant Governor of the Island of St. Christopher's, on his allowance20000
to Daniel Smith, Lieutenant Governor of the Island of Nevis, the like25000
to Robert Lowther, Esq., Governor in Chief of the Island of Barbadoes, the like2,00000
to Edward Byam, Esq., Lieutenant Governor of Antegoa, the like20000
to George, Lord Viscount Dupplin, assignee of the Earl of Kinoul, on a perpetuity3,00000
8,6560
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account2,343146
10,99915
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17182,2865
£13,28602

[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 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
2,80513
Ladyday quarter 17184,174106
Midsummer quarter 17183,887810½
£10,867130
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] Sir Isaac Newton, Kt., Master of His Majesty's Mint, upon account9,667130
By [paid] Charles, Earl of Lauderdale, General of His Majesty's Mint in Scotland, upon account1,20000
£10,867130

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Arrears remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171784910
To Receipts there:
Ladyday quarter 1718
6126
Midsummer quarter 1718540
11166
£9664
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept 1718£9664

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. 1717£4291910
Discharge or Creditor.
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718£4291910

SMALL BRANCHES AND CASUAL REVENUES.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To 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 Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland19711
of Assiento Money per South Sea Company200
of Forfeitures for Treason15905
of Sale of Tin for Principal and Interest2,66761
of Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities3860
of ditto, per Charles Bertie203197
of Rent of the Savoy Hospital5,33585
15,1625
To Money arisen by Small Branches and Casualties between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Arrears due before Michaelmas 1715:
Sheriffs' Proffers
034
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods31100
31134
Growing Revenue since Michaelmas 1715:
First Fruits (whereof by tallies of assignment, 2,000l.)
5,30714
Tenths (whereof by tallies of assignment, 5,750l.)22,242110½
Alienations (whereof by tallies of assignment, 750l.)1,418195
more being applied by the 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' Proffers872145
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods28,09711
Fines of Leases2,869164
Wine Licences4,00000
Land Revenue116168
Forfeitures for Treason52,8271810
Money paid for conscience sake28620
Rent of the Savoy Hospital9000
Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith1,1221211
ditto per Thomas Mickelthwaite2,26985
ditto per Nehemiah Arnold29014
ditto per Sir Robert Furness2071610
ditto per Giles Earl3811
ditto per William Thomas851510
ditto per George Murray26176
ditto per John Chetwynd1521511
ditto per Charles Eversfield63942
ditto per Charles Mason1,00000
Brewers' Forfeitures526
128,375162
(total Monies arisen, 128,407l. 9s. 6d.)
of Arrears for the late Queen's Debts:
Sale of the Queen's Tin
37,867141
Seizures11139
Sheriffs' Proffers080
Land Revenue431
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue2,7105
40,6332
of Arrears for the late King's Debts:
Duchy of Cornwall Revenue
396
£184,2067
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid to the following uses, etc
to the King's Civil List:
to the Cofferer:
out of Proffers
13080
out of Seizures5,88248
out of Fines of Leases1,65220
out of Wine Licences2,00000
out of Land Revenue10000
9,764148
to the Treasurer of the Chamber:
out of Alienations
668195
out of Proffers255188
out of Seizures279150
out of Fines of Leases324
out of Wine Licenses932120
2,14075
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe:
out of Seizures
7,8144
to the [Master of the] Robes:
out of Proffers
6921
out of Land Revenue1000
7921
to the Paymaster of the Works:
out of Proffers
85179
out of Seizures5,60000
out of Fines of Leases20650
out of Land Revenue034
5,89261
to Foreign Ministers:
out of Seizures
80200
out of Fines of Leases78000
1,58200
to Fees and Salaries:
out of Seizures
2,455165
out of Hanaper Profits3747
2,49310
to Pensions and Annuities:
out of First Fruits
2,00000
out of Tenths5,75000
out of Alienations1,25000
out of Proffers88194
out of Seizures2500
out of Fines and Leases22000
out of Land Revenue6134
9,340128
to Bounties:
out of Proffers
20282
out of Seizures1,514152
out of Fines of Leases214120
1,931154
to William Lowndes for Secret Service:
out of Proffers
908
out of Seizures2,531100
2,540108
to Presents to Foreign Ministers:
out of Seizures
32200
to contingencies:
out of Proffers
29165
out of Seizures1,30321
out of Wine Licences56780
1,90066
to Charges of the Chancery Court:
out of Alienations
1,546120
to Farmers of Post Fines:
out of Post Fines
2,27600
49,6231210¾
to the late Queen's Civil List:
to the [Master of the] Great Wardrobe:
out of Proffers
014
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue667188
66800
to Foreign Ministers:
out of ditto
97540
to Fees and Salaries:
out of Seizures
11139
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue28359
294196
to Pensions and Annuities:
out of ditto
2158
to Presents to Foreign Ministers:
out of ditto
50000
to contingencies:
out of Proffers
068
out of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue6885
68151
(total for the late Queen's Civil List 2,722l. 7s.d.)
52,3460
for public Services:
to John Aislabie, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, upon account:
out of Imprest repaid per Thomas Micklethwaite
1,9691310
out of Mason's Imprest1,00000
2,9691310
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account:
out of Money paid per securities of Charles Eversfield
63942
to John Leacroft, Esq., Treasurer to the Commissioners for building 50 new Churches:
out of Imprest Money repaid per Henry Smith
1,1221211
to the Commissioners of Enquiry, for salaries and incidents:
out of Forfeitures for Treason
17,72708
to Edward Barker, Esq., Treasurer to the Governors of His Majesty's Bounty for the augmentation of the maintenance of the Poor Clergy:
out of First Fruits
4,58117
out of Tenths1,1182
5,70000
to Loans on Tin, Principal repaid:
out of [the sale of] Tin
35,10000
to ditto, Interest:
out of ditto
3,551113
38,651113
transferred to the Aggregate Fond for the Bank:
out of Brewers' Forfeitures (see page lxxxviii)
526
(total for Public Services 66,862l. 8s. 10½d.)
119,2089
Balance in Cash remaining in the Ex- chequer 28 Sept. 1718:
of First Fruits
3,30714
of Tenths of the Clergy16,1594
of Sheriffs' Proffers168
of Seizures2365
of Wine Licences50000
of Sale of Foreign Salt in Scotland19711
of Rent of Savoy Hospital5,42585
of Assiento Money200
of Money paid for conscience sake28620
of Imprest Money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities3860
ditto, per Charles Bertie203197
ditto, per Thomas Micklethwaite299147
ditto, per Nehemiah Arnold29014
ditto, per William Thomas851510
ditto, per George Murray26176
ditto, per John Chetwynd1521511
ditto, per Giles Earl3811
ditto, per Sir Robert Furness, Bt.2071610
of Forfeitures for Treason35,259187
of the Sale of Tin for Principal and Interest1,883811
64,95176
Arrears for the late Queen's use:
of Land Revenue
431
Arrears for the late King's use:
of Duchy of Cornwall Revenue
396
64,99718
£184,2067

ARREARS OF DIVERS AIDS AND TAXES GRANTED BY PARLIAMENT.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining at 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 1711.66182
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 [anno 1711]
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
ditto, for the Lottery anno 17101352
(total Forfeitures, 110l. 5s. 1d.)
6,2371510¼
To Arrears received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the First Poll anno 1689, Midsummer quarter 1718
100
on the First Quarterly Poll anno 1692, Ladyday quarter 171813130
on the First 4s. Aid anno 1693, Michaelmas quarter 1718111410
on the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694, Ladyday quarter 1718140
on the Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694, Ladyday quarter 17189160
on the Third 4s. Aid anno 1695, Ladyday quarter 17181180
on Subsidies anno 1697, Ladyday quarter 17182644
on the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698, Ladyday quarter 1718880
on the Second 3s. Aid anno 1698, Xmas quarter 1717637107
on the Third 3s. Aid anno 1699, Xmas quarter 17171265
on the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702:
Ladyday quarter 1718
100
Midsummer quarter 1718140
240
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708:
Midsummer quarter 1718
01910½
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709:
Midsummer quarter 1718
68000
Michaelmas quarter 17180100
680100
on the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712:
Xmas quarter 1717
17696
Midsummer quarter 171811054
2861410
on the Third 2s. Aid anno 1713: Xmas quarter 17173,5061611
Michaelmas quarter 17181626
3,522195
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Xmas quarter 1717
1,1052
Michaelmas quarter 171815609
1,2613
on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
Xmas quarter 1717
9729
Ladyday quarter 17185199
Midsummer quarter 17181,139165
Michaelmas quarter 171833149
2,66596
(total Arrears for England, 9,357l. 5s.d.)
and on the part of Scotland:
on the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714:
Midsummer quarter 1718
149118
on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
Midsummer quarter 1718
77707
(total Arrears for England and Scotland 10,283l. 17s.d.)
To Cash for so much received for Forfeitures of 10l. per cent. on the Receivers of the Duty on Houses for the Bank, in the Quarter ended at Michaelmas 171812102
£16,5343
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of Exchequer:
to Interest of Loans on the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 1715:
out of the Fifth 2s. Aid
631810
to Receivers of Taxes for their expenses in paying into the Exchequer the Moneys by them received on sundry Aids and Taxes:
out of [the following Aids]
the First
4s. Aid anno 1693
111410
the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694140
the Third 4s. Aid anno 16951180
the Second 3s. Aid anno 1698637107
the Third 3s. Aid anno 16991265
the Fifth 4s. Aid anno 1702340
the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 170801910½
the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709680100
the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17102500
the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171166182
the Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 17123481810
the Third 2s. Aid anno 17133,686106
the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142,76113
the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17157,11516
15,567139
15,631127
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
the First Poll anno 1689
100
the First Quarterly Poll anno 169213130
the Second Quarterly Poll anno 16949160
Subsidies anno 16972644
the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698880
the Fifth 2s. Aid anno 17154619
the 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:
the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708
2114
the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 171011168
the Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 171116112
the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 17142892
Duty on Houses for the Bank5019
ditto, for the Lottery anno 17101352
90210
(total Forfeitures, 122l. 15s. 3d.)
£16,5343

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. 171760,9111
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1717
4,60000
Lady day quarter 17182,50000
Midsummer quarter 17181,40000
8,50000
England:
Xmas quarter 1717
85,81110
Ladyday quarter 171832,31317
Midsummer quarter 171815,089187
Michaelmas quarter 17184,94562
138,160123
(total Receipts 146.660l. 12s. 3d.)
£207,57114
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [payment of] Principal of Loans registered on this Aid194,761100
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans9,157118
203,91918
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17183,65212
£207,57114

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.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171742,94489
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Scotland:
Xmas quarter 1717
5,00000
Ladyday quarter 17185,50000
Midsummer quarter 17188,80000
Michaelmas quarter 17188,90000
28,20000
England:
Xmas quarter 1717
323,768160
Ladyday quarter 1718287,66408
Midsummer quarter 1718464,86998
Michaelmas quarter 1718151,525118
1,227,827180
(total Receipts 1,256,027l. 18s. 0d.)
£1,298,97269
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans on the Fourth 2s. Aid, transferred to this Aid2176
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans13131
23019
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans repaid on this Aid after the said transfer1,233,095811¼
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans46,54413
1,279,63910
1,279,8709
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171819,10117
£1,298,97269

Pro anno 1718 [4 Geo. I, c. 1]

THE SIXTH 3s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE FROM 25 MARCH 1718

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Money received at the Exchequer:
Michaelmas quarter 1718
£84,98500
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on this Aid65,00000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans2,512181
67,512181
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171817,472111
£84,98500

SAMUEL EDWARDS, GEORGE JERMAIN AND JOHN STOCKWELL, THE PERSONS APPOINTED TO PAY INTEREST ON EXCHEQUER BILLS.

Debtors.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in their hands at Michaelmas 17171,79811
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, as per Account (see page lxxxviii)95,00000
£96,79811
Creditors.
By [paid to] the Tellers of the Exchequer for Interest allowed by them on all Bills paid in there within the time of this Account92,37711
By so much allowed the Accomptants per contra; for charges in passing their accounts 156l. 6s.d., and for salaries for one year ended 5 Jan. 1717–18, 750l.9066
93,28317
Balance is the Remain in the hands of the Accomptants per contra at Michaelmas 17183,51413
£96,79811

THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON SOAP AND PAPER; THE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON PRINTED, PAINTED, STAINED AND DYED SILKS, CALICOES, LINENS 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. 171758,7181811½
To Receipts there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Additional Duty on Soap:
Xmas quarter 1717
21,49812
Lady day quarter 171816,73211
Midsummer quarter 171820,798136
Michaelmas quarter 171825,301196
84,331171
Additional Duty on Paper:
Xmas quarter 1717
4,49566
Ladyday quarter 17185,93165
Midsummer quarter 17185,17391
Michaelmas quarter 17186,42123
22,02143
ditto on Coals exported:
Xmas quarter 1717
8781711
Ladyday quarter 1718876148
Midsummer quarter 17187311411½
Michaelmas quarter 17181,9403
4,427111
(total Receipts, 110,780l. 12s. 5d.)
To Cash for so much transferred from the Aggregate Fond (see page lxxxviii) being to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1717 pursuant to an Act 1 Geo. I [st. 2, c. 12]7,91313
£177,41345
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] George Murray, Esq., Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714116,19802
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied3251211½
116,52313
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171860.88911
£177,41345

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171710,477114
Discharge or Creditor.
By Payments made at the Exchequer:
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, Cofferer of the Household, upon account
89254
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]3,045150
to Fees and Salaries73287
to Pensions and Annuities38911
to Bounties32419
to contingencies4,01012
9,39512
By [paid] Edward Elliot, Esq., on account of the Tin Affair1,08119
£10,477114

[9 Anne, c. 17, continued 10 Anne, c. 20]

LOANS ON COALS FOR BUILDING 50 NEW CHURCHES.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
6,00000
Michaelmas quarter 171819,28400
£25,28400
Discharge or Creditor.
By paid Galfridus Walpole, Treasurer of Greenwich Hospital, upon account6,00000
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171819,28400
£25,28400

[9 Anne, c. 17]

THE DUTY ON COALS AND CULM FOR BUILDING 50 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. 171710,38911
To Money received there between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
Xmas quarter 1717
12,941195
Ladyday quarter 17182,57267
Midsummer quarter 17187,38276
Michaelmas quarter 171836,319110
59,215154
£69,6056
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans Registered in the Duties per contra56,65000
[By payment of] Interest on the said Loans at [6] per cent.3,457107
60,107107
By [paid] Charles Batteley, Esq., towards repairing the Collegiate Church of St. Peter's, Westminster6,00000
66,107107
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 17183,49716
£69,6056

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.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717£1,3726
Discharge or Creditor.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on the Candle Duty transferred to this Aid1,05000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans1211211
1,1711211
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
for Loans on the Candle Duty
2001310¾
£1,3726

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

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717£14,2607
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account
9,317510½
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account1,7156
11,03212
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries1,75000
to ditto, for salaries to clerks and incidents1,4771411
3,2271411
£14,2607

Pro anno 1718 [4 Geo. I, c. 1]

LOANS ON THE SIXTH 3s. AID GRANTED FOR ONE YEAR FROM 25 MARCH 1718.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
in Money:
Xmas quarter 1717
400,00000
Ladyday quarter 1718386,88854
Midsummer quarter 1718212,293100
Michaelmas quarter 1718107,01769
1,106,19921
by Levying Tallies:
Ladyday quarter 1718
206,21611
£1,312,4151310¼
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
out of Loans:
in Money:
to John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
402,00031
to Richard Hampden, the present Treasurer, upon account62,79751
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account1,946310
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces563,8751210
1,030,619410
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries87500
to ditto, for salaries to clerks and incidents75000
1,032,244410
in Tallies:
to John Aislabie, late Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
120,00000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces86,21611
206,21611
1,238,46016
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171873,954173
£1,312,4151310¼

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.
To Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717£2,47512
Discharge or Creditor.
By Loans remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718£2,47512

Pro anno 1717 [3 Geo. I, c. 4]

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

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
in Money:
Xmas quarter 1717
450,00000
Midsummer quarter 17182,09000
452,09000
By levying Tallies:
Midsummer quarter 1718
42,91000
Michaelmas quarter 171821,07793
63,98793
£516,07793
Discharge or Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
out of Loans:
in Money:
to John Aislabie, Esq., [late] Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
124,8188
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account14,00000
to James, Earl of Carnarvon, for arrears due to Her late Majesty's Forces2,09000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account311,1596
452,0671411
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, for incidents2251
452,09000
in Tallies:
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account
21,07793
to James, Earl of Carnarvon, for arrears due to Her Majesty's Forc42,91000
63,98793
£516,07793

Pro anno 1718 [4 Geo. I, c. 3]

LOANS ON THE DUTIES ON MALT, MUM, CYDER AND PERRY CONTINUED FROM 24 JUNE 1718 TO 24 JUNE 1719.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
in Money:
Midsummer quarter 1718
350,00000
by levying Tallies:
Midsummer quarter 1718
350,00000
£700,00000
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
out of Loans:
in Money:
to Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
115,27400
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account10,00000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, upon account109,25780
234,53180
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to the Army, on their salaries87500
to ditto for salaries to clerks and incidents75000
to the Commissioners for stating the Debts due to Scotland by way of Equivalent for salaries and incidents3,98000
to [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on Malt 171683,16370
to [payment of] Interest on ditto Loans2,904167
326,204117
in Tallies:
to Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, upon account
268,00000
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account30,00000
to Henry, Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of His Majesty's Forces, upon account52,00000
350,00000
676,204117
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171823,79585
£700,00000

Pro anno 1714 [13 Anne, c. 18, amended 1 Geo. I, c. 2]

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. 1717:
for Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers of Nevis and St. Christopher's
80719
for Public Service2,44550
£3,2534
Discharge or Creditor.
By [payment of] Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers of Nevis and St. Christopher's340710½
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
for Interest on Debentures made out for the sufferers of Nevis and St. Christopher's
46711
for Public Services2,44550
(total Remains 2,912l. 16s.d.)
£3,2534

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 Contributions remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
for Public Services
10862
Loans on the Duty on Hops1,48217
£1,5913
Discharge or Creditor.£s.d.
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans Registered on the Duty on Hops anno 171130000
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans1487
31487
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
for Public Services
10862
Loans on the Duty on Hops1,1688
1,27614
£1,5913

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

Charge or DebtorNil
Discharge or CreditorNil

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

Debtors.£s.d.£s.d.
To the sum in Tallies remaining in their hands unapplied at Michaelmas 1717:
for the year 1705:
on Reversionary Annuities in Mr. Aislabie's hands
16,66400
for the year 1716:
on Land Tax in the same hands
18810
for the year 1717:
on Land Tax in the same hands
3,00000
19,85210
for the year 1715:
on Malt Duties in the hands of the Earl of Lincoln
14,00105
33,85310
To the sums imprested to the several Treasurers and Paymasters by levying Tallies on the Public Fonds for uses to be appointed between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
for the year 1717: Tallies on the Malt Duties:
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, as per Account (see page lxxviii)
21,07793
to James, Earl of Carnarvon, for arrears to Land Forces, as per Account (see page lxxviii)42,91000
63,98793
for the year 1718:
Tallies on the Land Tax:
to John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of the Navy, as per Account (see page lxxvii)
120,00000
to the Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of the Forces, as per Account (see (page lxxvii)86,21611
206,21611
Tallies on the Malt Duties:
to Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, as per Account (see page lxxix)
268,00000
to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, as per Account (see page lxxix)30,00000
to the Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of of the Forces, as per Account (see page lxxix)52,00000
350,00000
(total for the year 1718, 556,216 11s.d.)
654,057119
To a surcharge on John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of the Navy, for so much assigned over to him by the Earl of Lincoln in Tallies on the Land Tax anno 1718 for a like sum in money raised on the Land Tax for the same year86,21611
To a surcharge on Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy, for so much assigned over to him of sundry sums by John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of the Navy:
Reversionary Annuities anno 1705
2,896110
Tallies on the Land Tax anno 171618810
Tallies on the Land Tax anno 171884,50000
87,54812
£827,858158
Creditors.
By Services supplied out of the Tallies:
by John Aislabie, Esq., late Treasurer of the Navy, for so much by him assigned to Richard Hampden, Esq., the present Treasurer:
Reversionary Annuities anno 1705
2,896110
Tallies on the Land Tax anno 171618810
Tallies on the Land Tax anno 171884,50000
87,58412
an Reversionary Annuities anno 1705:
by John Aislabie, late Treasurer of the Navy:
for account of Wages
1,429136
for account of Victualling6,33848
for account of Wear and Tear6,00000
13,767182
more to be allowed for so much assigned by him to Richard Hampden, Esq., the succeeding Treasurer and applied by him:
for account of Wages
2,563110
16,33100
on Land Tax anno 1716:
by so much assigned by John Aislabie, Esq., to Richard Hampden and applied by him:
for account of Wear and Tear
18810
on Land Tax anno 1717:
by John Aislabie, Esq.: for account of Victualling
3,00000
on Malt anno 1717:
by Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, for Land Services..
21,07793
by James, Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster of the Forces, in further part of 250,000l. granted to enable His Majesty to concert measures with Foreign Princes42,91000
63,98793
on Land Tax anno 1718:
by John Aislabie, Esq.:
for account of the Ordinary, Yards included
64,92300
for account of Wages43,857911½
for account of Wear and Tear4,4880
for account of the Victualling6,731911
120,00000
more being in part of 86,216l. 11s.d. assigned to him by the Earl of Lincoln for a like sum remaining in his hand in Money on the Land Tax anno 1718:
for account of the Ordinary
7,50000
for account of Wages12,30312
for account of Wear and Tear3,80000
for account of the Victualling12,11219
155,71611
(total assigned by the Earl of Lincoln 35,716l. 11s.d.)
by Henry, Earl of Lincoln, for so much by him assigned to John Aislabie, Esq., for a like sum in money raised on the Land Tax for the year 171886,21611
on Malt anno 1718:
by Richard Hampden, Esq., Treasurer of the Navy:
for account of the Ordinary
45,00000
for account of Wages5,11600
for account of Wear and Tear113,2072
South Sea Company to Midsummer 1718104,6761710½
268,00000
by Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer of the Ordnance:
for Land Services
25,00000
for Sea Services5,00000
30,00000
by the Earl of Lincoln, Paymaster of Forces:
for account of Guards, Garrisons, etc. in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey
25,37158
for account of Forces in the Plantations of America3,177104
for account of Forces and the Garrison in Minorca3,848169
for account of Forces and the Garrison in Gibraltar2,47316
for account of Provisions for the Garrison there1,12959
36,00000
By the Remains in Tallies for uses to be appointed, in the hands of the respective Treasurers and Paymasters at Michaelmas 1718:
for the year 1705:
on Reversionary Annuities in the hands of Mr. Hampden
33300
for the year 1718:
on the Sixth 3s. Aid in the same hands
50,50000
50,83300
on the Duties on Malt in the Earl of Lincoln's hands16,00000
for the year 1715:
on ditto, in the same hands
14,00105
30,00105
(total Remains 80,834l. 0s. 5d.)
£827,858158

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

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1717:
out of the 9d. per barrel Excise
53,0877
out of the One-third Tonnage and Poundage53,8569
out of the surplus ditto, for Annuities on the First Act 1708 [6 Anne, c. 39]33,84115
out of Coals before Michaelmas 1710760170
141,5468
To the One-third Tonnage and Poundage for the net produce thereof in the year ended Michaelmas 1718 as per Account (see page xliii)92,79416
To the produce of the 9d. per barrel Excise granted for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 as per Account (see page li)168,742143
To the Duties on Coals, Culm and Cinders for Arrears recovered on the Grant which determined at Michaelmas 1710, as per Account (see page xl)136911
261,674010½
£403,22097
Creditor.
By paid on Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 25 March 1706183,90040
By rewards to Officers for paying and accounting1,47000
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied9218
1,56218
185,4632
By Cash transferred to the Fond for 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 170839,712107
more, being the surplus of this Fond at Ladyday 171835,69416
75,4077
260,8709
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
of the 9d. per barrel Excise
79,312195
of the One-third Tonnage and Poundage28,584511¼
of the surplus ditto for Annuities, First Act 1708 [6 Anne, c. 39]34,42510
of Coals before Michaelmas 17102744
142,3491910¾
£403,22097

[6 Anne, c. 2]

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

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171732,73913
To the Income of sundry Duties and Revenues appropriated to pay these Annuities in the year ended at Michaelmas 1718, as per Account (see page lv)73,482910
£106,2223
Creditor.
By paid on the Annuities per contra, which continue for 99 years from 25 March 170771,99500
By rewards to Officers, for paying and accounting, etc.375122
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied4016
4168
72,4118
By Cash transferred to the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 17084,053711
76,46416
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
of the Duty on Sweets
1,5925
of the Duty on Low Wine16,480163
of the [Duty on] Hawkers and Pedlars4,48058
of the Duty on Paper7,20319
29,75768
£106,2223

[6 Anne, c. 39]

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

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1717, 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
39,712107
Surplus of the 9d. per barrel Excise35,69416
Surplus of the Duty on Paper4,053711
79,46015
£81,60112
Creditor.£s.d.£s.d.
By paid on Annuities per contra, which continue for 99 years from 25 March 170839,490150
By rewards to Officers for paying and accounting20827
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied13130
221157
39,712107
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)39,7484
79,46015
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1718, to wit, overplus money of the Fond for Annuities and Survivorship2,140173
£81,60112

[6 Anne, c. 48]

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

Debtor.£s.d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171726,40114
To the Income of the Half Subsidy appropriated to approriated to pay these Annuities as per Account (see page xlvi)140,93519
£167,33616
Creditor.£s.d.
By paid on Annuities per contra, which continue for 99 years from 24 June 170879,999126
By rewards to Officers for paying and accounting, etc.41653
By paid Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries supplied3320
44973
80,448199
By Cash transferred to the General or Aggregate Fond for the Bank (see page lxxxviii)60,485146
140,934143
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 171826,4022
£167,33616

[3 Geo. I, c. 7]

CONTRIBUTIONS FOR ANNUITIES AT 4l. PER CENT. PER ANNUM SUBSCRIBED INTO THE BANK ANNO 1717.

Charge or Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Contributions received at the Exchequer:
Xmas quarter 1717
£437,801152
Discharge or Creditor.
By [paid] John Aislabie, Esq., [late] Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy, upon account4,351116
By [paid] Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, upon account1,0968
By [paid] James, Earl of Carnarvon, for arrears to Land Forces18,74718
24,195182
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on the Duty on Low Wines, anno 170561,50732
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans5,30560
66,81292
By [repayment of] Principal of Loans registered on the Duty on Candles and Apprentices anno 1710311,90074
[By payment of] Interest on ditto Loans34,89306
346,793710
£437,801152

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

Debtor.£s.d.£sd.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept 1717:
for the Bank:
of the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
18,7735
of the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc.14,113146
of the Increased Duties on ditto1,4071110½
of the Increased Duties on Calicoes13,2111110½
of the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage57,6225
of the Surplus ditto for Annuities 1708, at Michaelmas 171742,27115
of the Duty on Hops735191
of the 25l. per Ton [Duty on] French Wines Imported20,48411
of the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth641146
of Brewers' Forfeitures1001610½
169,3636
To the Income or Produce of the said Fond, between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718:
on the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
116,20424
on the Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc.33,97312
on the Increased Duties on ditto49,8561710½
on the Increased Duties on Calicoes16,14114
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage140,93519
on the Surplus of the other Moiety above 80,000l. to pay Annuities60,485146
on the Duty on Hops47,22219
on the [Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Wines Imported41,782710½
on the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth1,7971
on the Plantation Duty24830
on the Prize Duty from the Plantations30000
on the [Duty of] 25l. per Ton [on] French Prize Wines5113
on the Arrears of the Duty on Coals anno 1703501
on the Arrears of the Five-sevenths Tonnage on Ships2911
on the Arrears of the Two-sevenths Tonnage on Ships11165
on the Surplus Two-sevenths Excise11,9052
on the Surplus of the Five-sevenths Excise on 1 June 17188,48811
on the Surplus 9d. Excise for 99 years at Midsummer 171822,3973
on the Duty on Houses, for Windows31,81311
on Brewers' Forfeitures526
on the Surplus of the Annuity Fond 1706 and 1707 at Ladyday 1718, over and above what will satisfy the Annuities of 40,000l. per an., anno 170839,7484
623,44810
£792,811165
Memorandum.—The Surplus of the Civil List Fonds in the three years ended at Michaelmas 1718 amounted to 163,046l. 0s.d. but is not brought to account under this Head by reason there is not sufficient of these Fonds in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1718 to answer the same.
Creditor.
By payments made at the Exchequer:
to make good the Deficiency at Michaelmas 1717, of the Fond for the Lottery anno 1714
7,91313
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 diem to Xmas 1717, from which time the said Bills are to bear Interest at the rate of 1d. per cent. per diem85,00000
to ditto, for the like, at the rate of 1d. per cent. per diem10,00000
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. for two quarters ended at Xmas 171768,41576
to ditto on their Allowance of 45.000l. and 8,000l. per an. for exchanging all the said Bills for ready money upon Demand between 30 July 1717 and 25 Dec. 1717 from which time the said Allowance do cease and determine21,2366
to ditto, on the Allowance of 3l. per cent. per an. for circulating Exchequer Bills amounting to 2,561,025l. for two quarters ended at Midsummer 171838,41576
to ditto, on their Annuity of 100,000l. per an. in lieu of 2,000,000l. in Exchequer Bills brought in to be cancelled for two quarters ended Midsummer 171850,00000
to salaries to Officers in the Exchequer Bill Office, to wit, the Auditor of the Receipt65000
to Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries by him delivered into the said Office42122
281,6736
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 His Majesty's Household, upon account
8,076310
to Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, upon account16,87919
to William, Lord Cadogan, Master of the Robes, upon account619168
to Charles Dartiquenave, Esq., Paymaster of the Works, upon account154118
to the Stables, for Extraordinaries4,60000
to Foreign Ministers on the Ordinary and Extraordinary [Allowances]15,13320
to Fees and Salaries15,9448
to Pensions and Annuities9,90550
to Pensions and Bounties per William Clayton, Esq., late Paymaster22500
to Pensions and Bounties per Walter Chetwynd, Esq., the present Paymaster10000
to several as of His Majesty's Bounty7,20168
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners5,10700
to Joseph Addison, Esq., a Principal Secretary of State, for Secret Services6496
to John, Duke of Roxburgh, another, the like75000
to William Lowndes, Esq., for His Majesty's Secret Service3,8667
to Jewels or Presents to Foreign Ministers1,59030
to Samuel Smithen, Esq., His Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate2,31097
to Casper Frederick Henning, Esq., for His Majesty's Privy Purse8,50000
to contingencies18,3861910
120,00000
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 the charges of paying and accounting54,60000
By ditto, to make good the Deficiency at Michaelmas 1717, of the Fond for paying the yearly sum of 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an.6,68618
462,9604
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
of the Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage
38,03318
of the Duty on Coffee5,1201811¾
of the Additional Duty on Coffee32,26499
of the 15l. per cent. [Duty on] wrought Silks18,35213
of the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage71,13042
of the Surplus ditto at Michaelmas 171832,8581
of the Duty on Hops45,18616
of the Duty on Houses for Windows31,81311
of the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth64680
of the 25l. per Ton [Duty on] French Wines Imported54,3536
of the Arrears of the Two-sevenths Tonnage on Ships1150
of the Arrears of the Five-sevenths ditto282
of Brewers' Forfeitures526
329,85112
£792,811165

THE EXCHEQUER TO THE GENERAL FOND FOR RAISING 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. PER ANNUM AT 4l. AND 5l. PER CENT.

Debtor.£s.d.£s.d.
To Money arisen at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1717 and Michaelmas 1718 as well upon the Duties which were lately comprehended in 4 Lottery Acts as upon a Weekly Payment which the Bankers formerly had out of the Hereditary Excise:
the 10l. Lottery 1711:
of the Subsidy on goods and merchandises exported
41,330168
of the Duty of 2s. a Chaldron on Coals, Culm etc.57,9520
of the Additional Duty on Candles60,91912
160,202101
the Class Lottery 1711:
of the 700l. per week Letter Money
36,40000
of the Duty on Hides, Skins, Vellum and Parchment96,76618
of the Duty on Paper, Cards and Dice14,82313
of the Duty on Rock Salt712100
of the Duty on Hackney Coaches and Chairs7,84393
156,546111
the 10 [l.] Lottery 1712:
of the Duty on Soap
130,01382
of the Duty on Paper etc.8,5040
138,5178
the Class Lottery 1712:
of the Additional Duty on Hides and Skins
110,45114
of the Duty on Wire and Starch Imported14,74317
of Policies of Insurance2,439122
127,6348
the Hereditary Excise being 39,855l. 15s. 71/5d. per an. payable out of 3,700l. per week for Bankers' Annuities39,855156
£622,7561310
Memorandum.—The Income of this Fond in the year ended at Michaelmas 1718 wanted to complete the annual sum of 724,849l. 6s. 101/5d. by 102,092l. 13s. 01/5d., which, being to be made good out of the first Aid to be granted in Parliament after the said Feast day, cannot yet be brought to account.
Creditor.
By [paid] the Managers and Directors for their pains and service in executing the Act for redeeming the Fonds of 4 Lotteries et al8,10000
By [paid] Thomas Jones for incidents in taking the subscriptions54000
By [paid] Samuel Edwyn, Esq., Usher of the Receipt of Exchequer, for necessaries delivered2,8260
By [paid] the Cashier of the Bank to pay Annuities at 5l. per cent. on 9,533,195l. 10s.d., being the amount of the 4 Lotteries 1711 and 1712 for three—quarters of a year due at Midsummer 1718357,494170
By [paid] ditto to pay Annuities at 4l. per cent. on 946,929l. 0s.d., being the amount of the tallies of sol for the same time23,072159
By [paid] ditto for Interest at 4l. per cent. to Midsummer 1718, on Debentures made out for Army Debts7,28712
399,3215
Balance in Cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1718:
on the Subsidy on goods and merchandises exported
8,0434
on the Duty of 2s. a Chaldron on Coals, Culm etc.22,6551
on the Additional Duty on Candles7,81912
38,51718
on the 700l. per week Letter Money36,40000
on the Duty on Hides, Skins, Vellum and Parchment36,1562
on the Duty on Paper, Cards and Dice14,82313
on the Duty on Rock Salt712100
on the Duty on Hackney Coaches and Chairs7,84393
95,935146
on the Duty on Soap33,6160
on the Duty on Paper, etc.8,5040
42,1201
on the Additional Duty on Hides and Skins20,45114
on the Duty on Wire and Starch Imported14,0068
on Policies of Insurance2,439122
36,89715
on the 3,700l. per week Excise9,9631810½
(total Remains, 223,435l. 8s.d.)
£622,7561310

For the year 1718.

THE SUMS VOTED OR 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 21 November 1717 and ended 21 March 1717–18).

£s.d.£s.d.
3 Dec. 1717. For 10,000 men for Sea Service (including the Ordnance Sea Service) for one year beginning 1 Jan. 1717–18520,00000
for the Ordinary of the Navy (including Half-pay)224,8571411
31 Jan. 1717–18. For extraordinary Works and Repairs of the Navy165,31700
910,1741411
(Memorandum.—The House, by their vote 17 March 1717–18, resolve to make good such exceedings of men for Sea Service anno 1718 as His Majesty shall find necessary for obtaining the ends in his Message specified.)
7 Dec. 1717. For the Charge of the Office of Ordnance for Land Service in the year 171873,3271211
10 Dec. 1717. For maintaining Guards and Garrisons in Great Britain, Jersey and Guernsey consisting of 16,347 effective men and other services650,00000
The Committee agreed to 681,618 l. but on Recommitment, the House voted but 650,000l.
7 Dec. 1717. For maintaining the Forces and Garrisons in the Plantations in America
35,76650
for the like in Minorca57,613147
for the like in Gibraltar39,38214
for provisions for the Garrison of Gibraltar for the year 171813,55195
for provisions for the Garrisons of Placentia and Annapolis anno 17181,558171
for Ordnance stores and provisions for the Independent Company in the Islands of Bahama and Providence, anno 17182,8581310
31 Jan. 1717–18. For the extra-charge of the Hospital at Chelsea and the Out-pensioners, besides poundage and days pay25,00000
27 Jan. 1717–18. For half Pay anno 1718 to reduced Officers of Land Forces and Marines94,00000
919,73114
Memorandum.—In the distribution of half Pay, persons under the following circumstances are excluded the benefit thereof:
all minors under the age of 16 and all other persons who did not actually serve in some Regiment, etc.;
all persons having other place of profit, Civil or Military, under His Majesty;
all Chaplains having any Ecclesiastical Benefice or other Preferment in Great Britain or Ireland;
all persons who have resigned their Commissions and have had none since;
all Officers of the Five Regiments of Dragoons and Eight Regiments of Foot, disbanded in Ireland except those taken off the Establishment of Half-pay in Great Britain.
7 Dec. 1717. For making good the Deficiency of the Grants in Parliament anno 1717
581,19680
for the South Sea Company, to complete their Fond for the half year ended 24 June 171829,6458
610,84116
Memorandum.—At Midsummer 1718 there was wanting 139,958l. 6s. 2d. for the purpose foregoing.
Payments pursuant to Acts of Parliament or Special Clauses and Directions continued therein.
The Loans which remained unsatisfied on [ (fn. 2) ] and the Interest thereof upon the Duties on Malt anno 1716 are made good by being transferred to the Register for Loans on the Malt Duties anno 1718 and amount to
86,173117
The Commissioners for stating Army Debts, being 7 in number, 500l. per an. each for one year from 9 March 1717–183,50000
and for clerks, messengers, officers and other incident charges3,00000
Memorandum.—A saving in the Appropriating Clause, not only for these Commissioners, but also for such sums as are, or should be due to the Commissioners of Equivalent for their salaries or for their Clerks and incident charges. So that by means hereof, the Commissioners of Equivalent (who had no provision in the former year) seem to be provided for the 2 years out of the supply of this[See Vol. XXXI, p. 73]. The Commissioners of Equivalent being 6.
in number at 500l. per an. each for 2 years
6,00000
and for their Secretary, Accountant, clerks, messengers, doorkeeper, housekeeper, office rent and incidents for 2 years1,96000
100,633117
£2,614,7091010¾
Provision out of the Income by Forfeitures [Stat. 1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 50, 3 Geo. I, c. 20] besides such as His Majesty is enabled to make to the families of forfeited persons:
The Commissioners for their salaries, being 13 in number, at 1,000l. per an. each, payable quarterly
£13,00000
For salaries of inferior Officers and incident charges such sums upon account as the Treasury shall judge necessary
Charges of Prosecution relating to the Forfeited Estates to be discharged or reimbursed
For erecting and maintaining schools in the Highlands of Scotland out of the sale of Estates which lie there£20,00000
The Grants in Parliament towards satisfying the Public Services per contra with the value of these Grants as estimated by Parliament.
£s.d.
The Land Tax of 3s. per Libram for one year from 25 March 1718 chargeable with Loans at Interest not exceeding 5l. per cent, to the amount of1,410,00000
The Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, for one year from 23 June 1718 chargeable with 86,713l. 11s. 7d. 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, by504,7091010¾
£2,614,7091010¾

Footnotes

1 See footnote to Vol. XXXI, part I, p. lx.
2 The Act 4 Geo. I, c. 3 simply provides ‘That all … Principal sums of money, lent upon the Act [1 Geo. I, st. 2, c. 36]… which… remain unsatisfied… shall be… Paid out of the: first monies to be Advanced… under this Act; and that as soon as Money sufficient…shall be Advanced …Notice shall be given…’