Declared Accounts
Lotteries, etc.

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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 32: 1718 (1962), pp. CCCLXXXVIII-CCCXCIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85502 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Lotteries, etc.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE MILLION AND A HALF LOTTERY FOR 1710: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1539, ROLL 24 [A.O.1/1539/24].

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

Michaelmas 1717 to Michaelmas 1718.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt19,207191
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 (fn. 1) George I, in full of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1716
31,1889
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 171720,4490
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in further part of the same73,90000
(total receipts 125,537l. 10s.)
total charge and receipts£144,74591
Discharge.£s.d.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt to the Owners of the several Fortunate or Benefit Tickets, detailed:
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712
2100
for ditto to Ladyday 17132100
for ditto to Michaelmas 1713500
for ditto to Ladyday 17142000
for ditto to Michaelmas 171432100
for ditto to Ladyday 171547100
for ditto to Michaelmas 171520500
for ditto to Ladyday 1716797100
for ditto to Michaelmas 171615,647100
for ditto to Ladyday 171714,62500
31,38500
ditto to the Owners of the several Blank Tickets at 14s. per an. each:
for the first year to Michaelmas 1711; on one blank ticket
0140
for the second year to Michaelmas 1712; on eight ditto5120
for the third year to Michaelmas 1713; on 35 ditto24100
for the fourth year to Michaelmas 1714; on 74 ditto51160
for the fifth year to Michaelmas 1715; on 932 ditto65280
for the sixth year to Michaelmas 1716; on 58,626 ditto41,03840
for the seventh year to Michaelmas 1717; on 66,763 ditto46,73380
88,506120
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; year to Midsummer 1718 (fn. 2)
1,45000
Harry Colt, the Comptroller, ditto; three quarters to Ladyday 1718187100
this Accomptant, ditto; year to Midsummer 171850000
Rene De la Treille, Assistant and Chief Clerk; same time10000
Edward Courtnay, Housekeeper; same time10000
the Auditor, for his fee15000
2,487100
charges of passing this Accompt2479
total payments and allowances£122,40399
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 29 October 1720.
£22,341194

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

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1548, ROLL 70 [A.O.1/1548/70].

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

Account of moneys imprested 1 February 1717–18 to 1 February 1718–19 and of payments for one year to Michaelmas 1718.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands as at the foot of his last Accompt9,451163
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in part of 116,573l. 12s. for Principal and Interest from 29 Sept. 1717
35,00000
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in further part of the same13,9567
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in full of the same67,617410½
(total receipts 116,573l. 12s. 0d.)
total charge and receipts£126,02583
Discharge.£s.d.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
Principal in the sixth and seventh payments, directed within the time of the last Accompt and remaining unpaid at the determination thereof
89000
Principal directed within the time of this Accompt:
in the eighth payment in course, 8,520l.; in the ninth ditto, 16,780l.; in the tenth ditto, 7,820l.
33,12000
34,01000
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
arrears of Interest directed to be paid within the time of preceding Accompts
8670
interest directed to be paid within the time of this accompt81,862100
81,948170
salaries and allowances:
Christopher Tilson, Thomas Comwallis, Nehemiah Arnold and Christopher Rhodes, Commissioners to take in the Tickets and to deliver out Standing Orders in lieu, 30 June 1717 to 25 March 1718 at 400l. per an. each
1,1741511
George Murray this Accomptant, as Paymaster; year to Michaelmas 171850000
Matthew Barton, as Comptroller; same time50000
John Smith, for office rent; three quarters to Michaelmas 17187500
2,2491511
total payments and allowances£118,2081211
and so the Accomptant is Indebted£7,816154
Declared 22 April 1723.

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

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2027 [E.351/2027]. No Audit Office Roll.

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

25 March 1717 to 25 March 1718.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his preceding Accompt57810
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in further payment of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 1716
10,00000
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in further part of the same8,00000
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in full of the same14,50000
the same term, in part of 35,000l. for the year from Michaelmas 17174,00000
(total receipts 36,500l.)
total charge and receipts£37,07810
Discharge.£s.d.
Repayment of Principal Money:
Principal money payable within the time of the last Accompt but paid within the time of this Accompt; on the Third Course of Payment
25000
Principal money in course of payment within the time of this Accompt: on 65 Orders in the Third Course, 4,160l.; on 51 Orders in the Fourth Course, 6,710l.10,87000
11,12000
Interest paid off within the time of this Accompt:
Interest due on the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt:
Interest to 31 Oct. 1716 on the Principal money in the Third Course of Payment which was payable within the time of the preceding Accompt
118
Interest due on the Principal money payable within the time of this Accompt:
on the Third Course to 30 April 1717
5415
on the Fourth Course to 30 April 1717 and to 2 Nov. 17179317
14812
arrears of Interest directed within the time of preceding Accompts, but paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed36120
Interest paid according to directions made out within the time of this Accompt24,35880
(total payments of Interest within the time of this Accompt 24,555l. 1s. 4d.)
salaries and incidents:
salaries and other allowances: Thomas Burdus, this Accomptant, as Paymaster, year to Xmas 1717, 300l.; Thomas Spence, Comptroller, same time, 300l.; John Stone, Auditor, 50l.; Joseph Huddlestone, for office rent to Xmas 1717, 53l.
70300
incident charges: William Wenman, late Paymaster, for Treasury and Exchequer Fees, detailed3908
74208
total payments and allowances£36,41720
and so the Accomptant is Indebted£6618
Declared 10 June 1719.

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

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 84 [A.O.1/1550/84].

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

29 March 1717 to 26 March 1718.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last preceding Accompt742104
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in further part of 135,000l. (sic) for Principal and Interest for the year from 29 Sept. 1716
50,00000
Easter term, 3 & 4 George I, in full of the same9,00000
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for ditto for the year from 29 Sept. 1716 (sic)37,009188
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in further part of the same6,12514
(total receipts 102,135l. 13s.d.)
total charge and receipts£102,8783
Discharge.£s.d.
Principal money paid off: to the Proprietors of one Order in the 7th Course, 40l.; ditto of one Order in the 12th Course, 50l.; ditto of one Order in the 13th Course, 10l.; ditto of one Order in the 15th Course, 20l.; ditto of ten Orders in the 17th Course, 340l.; ditto of four Orders in the 18th Course, 310l.; ditto of 16 Orders in the 19th Course, 1,400l.; ditto of 136 Orders in the 20th Course, 11,740l.; ditto of 82 Orders in the 21st Course, 5,080l.18,99000
Interest of the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
in the 7th Course; 2½ years to Lady Day 1714
600
in the 12th Course; 1½ years to Lady Day 17154100
in the 13th Course; year to Michaelmas 17150120
in the 15th Course; ditto ditto140
in the 17th Course; varying periods to Ladyday and Michaelmas 171612180
in the 18th Course; ditto to Michaelmas 171612180
in the 19th Course; ditto to Michaelmas 1716 and Ladyday 17174640
in the 20th Course; ditto to Ladyday 171744460
in the 21st Course; ditto ditto163160
69280
arrears of Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
arrears due at Michaelmas 1712
18120
ditto at Ladyday 1713880
ditto at Michaelmas 1713880
ditto at Ladyday 17145160
ditto at Michaelmas 17142160
ditto at Ladyday 171512180
ditto at Michaelmas 17152540
ditto at Ladyday 17163960
ditto at Michaelmas 1716254140
44020
Interest due within the time of this Accompt i.e. to Midsummer 1717: to the proprietors of Orders in lieu of tickets in the several courses from the 21st to the 150th inclusive, detailed80,24980
(total for Interest as above 81,381l. 18s. 0d.)
Principal subscribed for ready money, pursuant to the Act 3 George I [c. 7], detailed12000
Interest due on such Orders as were subscribed for ready money, detailed1160
salaries and allowances: Sir Andrew Chadwick, this Accomptant, year to 25 March 1718, 500l.; Matthew Vernon, Comptroller, same time, 500l.; Sir Charles Farnaby, Auditor, 150l.; Lord William Poulett, for repairing the house belonging to him as a Teller of the Exchequer and used for the Comptroller's office, 25l.; rent, to Charles Bridgeman for the Executors of John, Lord Viscount Fitzharding, to Basil Firebrass as attorney to Hester, Countess Dowager of Denbigh and Desmond as Administratrix of Basil, late Earl of Denbigh and Desmond and to Lord William Powlett, 192l. 16s. 0d.1,367160
incidents etc., detailed, since the Office was vacated:
William Glanville, Comptroller, for incidents, 83l. 7s. 6d.; Matthew Vernon, Comptroller, for incidents, 118l.; William Fortescue, for Principal and Interest of an Order in the 21st Course, 20l. 12s.; David Boucheret, for ditto in the 20th Course, 12l. 14s.; the proprietors of an Order in the 128th Course, 23l. 5s.; Lord William Poulett for house repairs, 67l. 18s.d.; John Stone, late Auditor of the Lottery, 10l.; Sir Andrew Chadwick, this Accomptant, for incidents (Treasury fees, advertisements, clerk hire etc.), 229l. 14s. 8d.
5651110½
total payments and allowances£102,427110½
and so the Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 14 December 1723.
£4511

Footnotes

1 The Roll has 3 George, an obvious mistake.
2 The Roll has 1717.