Declared Accounts
Exchequer Bills

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

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1962

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'Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills', Calendar of Treasury books, Volume 32: 1718 (1962), pp. CCCXCIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85504 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS: RECEIVERS' ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 25 [A.O.1/868/25].

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

6 January 1717–18 to 5 January 1718–19.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands upon the end of their last Accompt5,3789
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in further part of 70l. for payment of interest at 2d. per cent. per diem.
5,00000
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in full of the same10,00000
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service15,00000
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in full of the same5,00000
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service5,00000
(total receipts 40,000l.)
total charge and receipts£45,3789
Discharge.£s.d.
Interest on Exchequer Bills to the Tellers of the Exchequer and to sundry private persons:
the Hon. John Smith, a Teller of the Receipt, on 83 parcels, amounting to 271,287l. 10s. in Exchequer Bills paid in
9,8915
the Hon. Lord William Powlett, another, on 66 parcels, amounting to 255,400l., ditto5,342152
the Rt. Hon. Lord Torrington, another, on 56 parcels, amounting to 282,662l. 10s., ditto6,573110
the Rt. Hon. Richard, Lord Onslow, deceased, the other of the four Tellers, on 98 parcels, amounting to 328,975l., ditto7,68712
sundry private persons on 414 parcels amounting to 357,325l., ditto11,2515
40,7460
the Accomptants for salaries for themselves and clerks and for incident expenses75000
the same, for Treasury and Exchequer fees etc.: on receiving the money imprested etc., 17l. 13s.; on passing the Accompt etc., 9l. 13s. 6d.; to Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 40l.6766
total payments and allowances£41,5636
and so the Accomptants are Indebted
Declared 16 July 1720.
£3,81530