Revenue Account
General Abstract

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'Revenue Account: General Abstract', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24: 1710 (1952), pp. XCVII-CXXVII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85694 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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General Abstract

GENERAL ABSTRACT: REMAINS.
PUBLIC REVENUE 1710.
A General Abstract of the Accompts of the Publique Revenues, Taxes and Moneys Borrowed from Michaelmas 1709 to Michaelmas 1710.
£s.d.£s.d.
to the Remains in cash at Michaelmas 1709:
as per the foot of last year's accompt:
Customs continued to 1 August 171015,02314
Duties on Low Wines &c. for loans anno 17051,2950
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, part of the Queen's Civil List1,64619
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee &c. for the Transport debt22121
Continued Impositions, for Loans11,67518
25 per cent. on French goods19514
5s. per ton on French shipping231210
Plantation Duties1,24537
Additional Impositions2,9196
arrears of the Duties on Coals anno 1698, for Loans10413
arrears of the Duties on Coals, Culme and Cynders anno 1703, for Loans44219
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705, for Loans329147
Duties on Whale Fins 1 Anne1,01412
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth66470
25l. per ton on French prize wines, for Loans2,86811
Hereditary and Temporary Excise, for the Civil List6,65714
3,700l. per week Excise, for Annuities78,80214
One Third Double 9d. Excise, arrear264
9d. Excise, for the Lottery Tickets79,04969
9d. Excise, for the Bank and for Annuities26,03118
9d. Excise, for Annuities and Survivorships64,41315
Duties on Malt &c. anno 17023118
ditto anno 17071,81217
ditto anno 17088,905154
ditto anno 17093140
12d. per bushel on Salt15,730118
28d. per bushel on Salt and Additional Stamp Duties for the East India Company19,520114
Stamp Duties Continued by 1 Anne to 1 Aug. 17102,9863
Letter [or Post Office] money1,19578
Tenths of the Clergy16012
seizures [of uncustomed and prohibited goods]358
sale of tin1,072104
brewers' forfeitures713
rents of the Savoy Hospital2,146146
Four and a Half per cent. Duty22715
Coinage Duty3519
Rent of Hackney Coaches1,363011¾
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for cancelling Exchequer Bills6480
arrears of the Duties on Marriages and Births2440
Duties on Houses for Windows17,32514
Second 2s. Aid19
Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid46514
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies216120
Sixth 4s. Aid25010
Subsidies anno 1703247
Seventh 4s. Aid4219
Ninth 4s. Aid2301210
Tenth 4s. Aid2,88819
Eleventh 4s. Aid27,5121010
Twelfth 4s. Aid10,256411
Loans on Subsidies anno 1707, for interest5,71519
payments per the East India Company1,833151
Loans on the Half Subsidies and other Duties anno 170810,537146
payments per the Bank of England29,54413
loans on the Continued Impositions anno 170915,43172
the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 as per the account supra, p. xciii83,3086
the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 as per the account supra, p. xciv5,5161
the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 as per the account supra, p. xcv14,0728
the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 as per the account supra, p. xcv34,634182
in the hands of Lionell Herne and Samuel Edwards for [paying the] interest on Exchequer Bills78390
610,96516
tallies undisposed of in the hands of particular Paymasters as per the account supra, p. lxxxvi572,00416
total of Remains in cash and tallies£1,182,970l.12s.9d.
GENERAL ABSTRACT: CUSTOMS.
£s.d.£s.d.
To cash for the neat produce of the several Duties and Revenues under the management of the Customs Commissioners, between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710.
on the part of England, Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1710.
Duties on Coffee, chocolate, tea and spices continued to 24 June 171424,973120
New Additional Duties on Coffee, tea &c. continued to 24 June 171434,0833
15 per cent. on Muslins continued to 24 June 171418,46714
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the Queen's life246,16118
25 per cent. on French goods for 21 years from 28 Feb. 1696–7110109
Plantation Duties granted 12 Car. II.95079
Duties on Coals, Culme &c. on the grant continuing to 30 Sept. 1710111,1504
One Third Tonnage and Poundage on the grant for 98 years from 8 March 1706–781,38559
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage on the grant continuing to 8 March 1711–1294,3807
5s. per piece on white woollen cloths as per the Act 6 Anne, c. 431,00606
25l. per tun on French prize wines as by the Act 6 Anne, c. 73, during the war7,87316
Customs, on the grant from 31 July 1710 to 1 Aug. 171222,228120
Wines and Vinegar, on the same grant1,69013
Impositions on tobacco, on the same grant.8727
Impositions on East India goods, on the same grant3,83859
Additional Impositions, on the same grant2,6201510
Duties on whale fins, on the same grant1588
Additional Duties on pepper, raisins, spices and snuff, on the grant for 32 years from 6 Feb. 1709–1012,059107
Four and a Half per cent. Duty from Barbados and the Leeward Islands2,945111
Coinage Duty for the Mint8,0057
Duties and Revenues expired before Michaelmas 1710.
Customs on the grant which determined 1 August 1710268,56212
Additional Tonnage and Poundage which determined by the late King's death38910
Wines and Vinegar, on the grant which determined 1 August 1710161,52211
Impositions upon tobacco, upon the same grant78,0980
Impositions on East India goods97,98439
Five Seventh Tonnage Duties on ships ended 17 May 1696191710½
Two Sevenths ditto719
Additional Impositions on the grant which determined 1 August 171031,0994
Duties on whale fins, on the grant which determined 1 August 17104,281152
Additional Tonnage and Poundage ended 1 Feb. 1699 for Exchequer Bills4314
20 per cent. on paper anno 16973310
Combined total for Customs£1,315,83918
GENERAL ABSTRACT: EXCISE.
To cash for the neat produce of the Revenues of Excise and Duties on Salt between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710.
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1710.
on the part of Scotland.on the part of England.
£s.d.£s.d.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List2899228,31979
more to answer the appropriation of the 3,700l. per week192,40000
9d. Excise of 16 years from 17 May 16975,5096138,5934
Five Sevenths of the 9d. Excise for the Bank of England3,426191095,0378
Two Sevenths of the 9d. Excise for Annuities1,370151038,014187
9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–34,7971533,055180
Additional 3d. per barrel Excise for 32 years from 25 March 171018,702141
Duties on Malt pro anno 171027611
36s. per barrel on Sweets granted 5 Anne for 99 years6681111½
12d. per bushel on Salt granted 7–8 Wm. III. for ever51,369128
28d. per bushel on Salt granted for ever119,3875
Low Wines on the grant for 96 years from 23 June 17102,743187
Duties on Candles granted for five years from 1 May 17109,06548
Revenues expired before Michaelmas 1710.
Low Wines, on the grant which determined 24 June 17101044528,263810½
Hereditary and Temporary Excise before 8 March 1701–242141
Duties on Malt pro anno 1702337
ditto pro anno 17034723
ditto pro anno 170428120
ditto pro anno 170519141
ditto pro anno 170620298
ditto pro anno 170773917
ditto pro anno 170817610½8,38279
ditto pro anno 1709267445,67689
Duties on Leather ended 20 April 16971046
11,54261,511,08076
Combined total for Excise£1,526,622139
GENERAL ABSTRACT: POST OFFICE: CASUAL.
To cash for the neat produce of the Revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and profits answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710.
£s.d.£s.d.
Post Office62,006151
Casual Revenues: viz.
First Fruits2,59650
Tenths of the Clergy7,69901
Fines on Alienations1,00000
revenue of Wine Licences1,90000
Sheriffs' proffers1,159151
Compositions [in the Exchequer]368
Seizures [of uncustomed and prohibited goods] on the part of England10,37711
ditto on the part of Scotland3,21717
Land Revenue: to wit fines of leases76034
rents and other incomes out of lands [belonging] to the Crown858175
for the value of timber delivered to the Navy by the Surveyor of her Majesty's Woods, Trent South, in this year according to the certificate in that behalf3,95422
rents [reserved] on grants3368
Fines and Forfeitures62500
brewers' forfeitures on the Excise Acts1081111
ditto by the like forfeitures in Scotland4140
forfeitures by chandlers on the Act for the Candle Duty0109
profits of the Hanaper3747
sale of the Queen's tin88,60000
rents belonging to the Savoy Hospital262162
to complete the purchase of a fee farm rent contracted for by the Earl of St. Albans in 167655300
the Queen's share of a debt recovered from the Crown of Portugal7,9226
imprest money repaid by Charles Fox as late Paymaster General of the Forces [Abroad]1547
Prize money, being captors' shares uncalled for6,00000
the executors of Sir Edward Seymour, balance on his account as [former] Treasurer of the Navy3,3900
141,11640
for account of the late King Wm. III.
Sheriffs' proffers134
combined total of Post Office and casual rents and revenues£203,12425
To cash for the neat produce of sundry Aids and Taxes between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710.
£s.d.£s.d.
Stamp Duties on the grant ended 1 August 171038,1371610½
ditto on the grant for 96 years from 31 July 17103,35797
Additional Stamp Duties, part of the Fond for the East India Company40,72018
82,21653
Rates on moneys given with clerks and apprentices granted for five years from 1 May 171053810
GENERAL ABSTRACT: AIDS AND TAXES.
£s.d.£s.d.
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars on the grant ended 24 June 17107,49500
ditto on the grant for 96 years from 23 June 17106,00000
13,49500
Rent of Hackney Coaches granted for 21 years from Michaelmas 16941,667192
Duties on Marriages, Births &c. ended 1 August 1706114196
Duties on Houses on the grant ended 1 August 1710126,60216
the First 4s. Aid anno 169317702
the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694400
the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 16961160
the First 3s. Aid anno 169713168
the Additional 12d. Aid anno 16973110½
the Capitation Subsidies anno 16971169
the Third Quarterly Poll anno 16984500
the Third 3s. Aid anno 16991994
the Second 2s. Aid anno 170041410
the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702711160
the Subsidies anno 17036176
the Sixth 4s. Aid anno 1703800
the Seventh 4s. Aid anno 1704164142
the Eighth 4s. Aid anno 1705135109
the Ninth 4s. Aid anno 17062,76114
the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 170712,4907
the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708167,2451510½
the Eleventh 4s. Aid on the part of Scotland4,25112
the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 17091,563,93850
the Twelfth 4s. Aid on the part of Scotland37,94137
the Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710158,28402
1,947,573111
Total for Aids and Taxes£2,172,20921
Miscellaneous Revenue.
to cash for sundry particulars not distinguishable under any the foregoing heads: viz.£s.d.£s.d.
to Contributions on the Act for the Lottery anno 1710, including all allowances made out of the same for prompt payment1,500,00000
to Contributions on the Act for the Sale of Annuities at 9 per cent. per an. for 32 years from 29 Sept. 1710.824,97917
to cash surcharged on Lionel Herne and Samuell Edwards for interest accruing on Exchequer Bills deposited by them as per the account supra, p. lxxxiv26710
to cash charged for so much of her Majesty's revenues arisen in Scotland as Archibald Douglas, the Paymaster of her Majesty's Civil List in that part of the United Kingdom appears to be accomptable for within the circuit of this year according to his accounts transmitted from thence: viz.
Remains in his hands at Michaelmas 1709656159
receipts of Crown rents [in Scotland] as charged by himself1,9856
imprests made to him per the Receiver of the Customs and the Excise Commissioners in pursuance of warrants from the Barons of the Exchequer [in Scotland] grounded upon the Queen's privy seal in that behalf: viz.
out of Compositions and seizures: by the Receiver of the Customs8,22710
out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise: by the Excise Commissioners14,51818
out of the 9d. Excise for 99 years called the Ninepence for Annuities and Survivorships1,6030
out of the 9d. Excise called the Lottery Ninepence1,6343
out of the 9d. Excise called the Ninepence for the Bank and for Annuities1,60210
30,2285
total of miscellaneous items of revenue£2,355,23410
to the balance of the account of moneys borrowed by way of loan and in Exchequer Bills, and of the moneys repaid on the Public [Loan] Registers between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710: as by the account infra, p. cxxvi: the moneys borrowed exceeding the moneys repaid by£2,396,760811¼
Total Income or Revenue Receipts for the year.£s.d.£s.d.
Remains:
cash610,96516
tallies572,00416
Customs receipts1,315,83918
Excise receipts1,526,622139
Post Office and Casual Revenue203,12425
Aids and Taxes2,172,20921
Miscellaneous Revenue2,355,23410
Debit balance of loan money2,396,760811¼
total£11,152,760120
PUBLIC EXPENDITURE, 1710.
Expenditure: Michaelmas 1709 to Michaelmas 1710.
Issues to the Navy.£s.d.£s.d.
Payments to Sir Thomas Littleton, late Treasurer of the Navy, or his executors after his death, upon account for the services hereunder mentioned
for the Ordinary generally:
for the year 170910,00000
Carried forward10,00000
GENERAL ABSTRACT: NAVY.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward10,00000
for the Yards under the head of Ordinary:
for the year 171022,00000
total for the Ordinary32,00000
for wages to seamen generally:
for the year 170245,09533
for the year 170577,30105
for the year 171059,00000
for Sick and Wounded and prisoners at war per the hands of the Treasurer for that service:
for the year 170223,64768
for the year 17091,0643
for subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfeild:
for the year 170224810
for the year 1703274181
for the year 1704618
for the year 170924,8602
total for Wages236,5521211¼
for Wear and Tear: to wit: imprest bills of exchange and Contingencies:
for the year 17096,00000
for the year 171010,00000
the Yards under this head:
for the year 171023,60000
Victualling, for bills of exchange and Contingencies. out of the Rate for Wear and Tear because the Rate for Victualling is completed:
for the year 170910,97697
total for Wear and Tear50,57697
total issues to Littleton£319,1292
totals respectively:£s.d.
for the year 170268,9910
for the year 1703274181
for the year 1704618
for the year 17055,00000
for the year 1709130,20115
for the year 1710114,60000
All the above particulars of issues were directed to be satisfied out of Fonds as follows:
for 1702.
£s.d.£s.d.
the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702216120
Malt Duties anno 17023118
Malt Duties anno 170620298
Malt Duties anno 17071,7539
loans on Malt anno 170820,85712
loans on Half Subsidies anno 170844,09533
East India Company's payment, 17081,833151
68,9910
for 1703.
the Sixth 4s. Aid anno 170825010
Subsidies anno 1703247
274181
for 1704.
the Seventh 4s. Aid618
Carried forward69,327610
Brought forward69,327610
for 1705.
Reversionary Annuities anno 17055,00000
for 1709.
payments by the Bank of England anno 17099,877711¾
Exchequer Bills anno 170973,037100
loans on Land Tax anno 170925,00000
loans on Continued Impositions anno 170922,28617
130,20115
loans on Land Tax anno 1710for 1710114,60000
£319,1292
Issues to Robert Walpole as Treasurer of the Navy in succession to Sir Thomas Littleton.
£s.d.£s.d.
for account of the Ordinary generally:
for the year 171023,20000
for the Yards under the head of Ordinary40,00000
total for the Ordinary63,20000
for Wages to Seamen generally:
for 170940,00000
for 1710502,552150
for Sick and Wounded and prisoners at war per the hands of the Treasurer for that service:
for 171018,27713
for subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfeild:
for 17024,60068
for 170343199
for 170428120
for 170579117
for 171081,44935
total for Wages647,0321
for Victualling: to wit:
for bills of exchange, short allowances and Contingencies:
for 1710124,32595
for the Victualling Course:
for 1710362,915170
for Sick and Wounded and prisoners at war per the hands of the Treasurer for that service:
for 17106,758137
total for the Victualling494,00000
Memorandum:
The Victualling is further supplied under the head of Wear and Tear, the Rate or Quota of 19s. per man per month for Victualling, being fully completed in the sum of 494,000l. issued on the aforegoing heads.
for Wear and Tear: to wit:
imprest bills of exchange, Contingencies, including 8,000l. for raising naval stores in the Plantations:
for 17021901011½
for 17031000
for 170496149
for 17086211
for 171059,00000
the [Wear and Tear] Course:
for 1710414,66400
the Yards under the head of Wear and Tear:
for 171083,86300
the value of timber out of her Majesty's Forests:
for 17103,95422
Victualling: for bills of exchange, short allowance and Contingencies: out of the Rate for Wear and Tear, the Rate for Victualling being complete:
for 171070,52002
total for Wear and Tear632,360196
for the charge of transporting Robert Lowther and equipage to Barbados as Governor36700
for ditto of Col. Spotswood as Lieut. Governor of Virginia24200
total issues to Robert Walpole£1,837,2021
totals respectively:£s.d.
for the year 17024,79017
for the year 170353199
for the year 170412569
for the year 170579117
for the year 17086211
for the year 170940,00000
for the year 17101,791,4801311½
for the year 171060900
All the abovesaid particulars were directed to be satisfied out of Fonds as follows: viz.:for 1702
£s.d.£s.d.
Duties on Malt anno 1702337
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 17021180
Duties on Malt anno 17075531610½
Duties on Malt anno 17083,7837
(in aid) First 4s. Aid anno 169317702
(in aid) Second 4s. Aid anno 1694400
(in aid) Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696060
(in aid) Second 2s. Aid anno 170064
(in aid) 25 per cent. on French goods34
(in aid) Plantation Duties202182
(in aid) imprest money repaid by Charles Fox1547
total for 17024,79017
for 1703.
Duties on Malt anno 17034723
Subsidies anno 17036176
total for 170353199
for 1704.
Duties on Malt anno 170428120
Seventh 4s. Aid anno 170596149
total for 170412569
for 1705.
Duties on Malt anno 170779117
for 1708.
Duties on Malt anno 17086211
for 1709.
loans on the Land Tax anno 170940,00000
GENERAL ABSTRACT: NAVY: ORDNANCE.
£s.d.£s.d.
for 1710.
loans on the Land Tax anno 1710534,879145
loans on Malt anno 1710296,220115
Lottery money anno 1710592,20911
Contributions for Annuities anno 1710263,3137
loans on Candles anno 171039,0281
loans on Continued Impositions anno 171061,87562
wood sales or the value of timber delivered to the Navy out of her Majesty's Forests by the Surveyor of Woods3,95422
25 per cent. on French goods9718
5s. per piece on white cloth3550
rent of Hackney coaches23316
rent of Hackney coaches24200
total for 17101,792,0891311½
£1,837,2021
The consolidation of the above two accounts of Sir Thomas Littleton and Mr. Robert Walpole gives the total issue for the Navy during the year Michaelmas 1709 to Michaelmas 1710 as follows:£s.d.
for account of the Ordinary95,20000
for account of Wages883,58414
for account of Victualling494,00000
for account of Wear and Tear682,93791
extra for transport of equipage of two Colonial Governors60900
total issue£2,156,3313
The application of this total for the service of previous years was as follows£s.d.
for account of the year 170273,781184
for account of the year 17033281710
for account of the year 170418614
for account of the year 17055,079117
for account of the year 17086211
for account of the year 1709170,20115
for account of the year 17101,906,0801311½
60900
£2,156,3313
Issues to the Ordnance.
By payments to Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Ordnance.
towards the proportions for the year 1709.towards ditto for 1710.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
for Land Services generally40,2500045,00000
85,25000
for Sea Services generally25,7500045,00000
70,75000
£156,00000
The above services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds following£s.d.
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 170966,00000
Carried forward66,00000
GENERAL ABSTRACT: ARMY.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward66,00000
Loans on the Land Tax pro anno 171050,00000
Lottery money pro anno 171040,00000
90,00000
£156,00000
Issues to the Forces Abroad.
Issues to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces [Abroad], upon account for the Services following
towards the public services for the years
for account of1709.1710.Totals.
£s.d.£s.d.£s.d.
the 40,000 men acting with the Allies50,74418778,1489
the 10,000 Additional Forces29,59518135,1959
her Majesty's share of pay of the 3,000 Palatines2,854629,58017
ditto of 4,639 Saxons2,604637,2538
for pay of Bothmar's Dragoons77298,015136
more for the Forces in Flanders generally, being in tallies to be disposed [of] or deposited [as security] for raising money as the publique service shall require the same195,18211
1,269,947114
for account of the [latest] Augmentation Troops57,1971411¼127,736110¾
more on this head, being in tallies to be disposed or deposited as above60,43190
245,36550
for the Forces in Spain and Portugal134,510121,027,4493
more on this head, being in tallies to be disposed or deposited as above50,97814
1,212,9389
or subsidies to the Allies, viz.
the King of Denmark18,7500018,75000
the King of Portugal41,048151,92722
the Duke of Savoy on his ordinary subsidy26,22244133,5551011
ditto on his extraordinary subsidy26,04113450,363110
the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel1,488110½3,078164
ditto more for his Troops of Augmentation7,9361012,3155
the Elector of Treves1,488110½3,078164
the Elector Palatine1,19092,46311
the King of Prussia for 8,000 succours sent to Savoy25,0000025,8621
Carried forward149,164134301,39315
Brought forward149,164134301,39315
ditto more for agio &c. for 12,000 Prussian Troops in the Netherlands10,486723,23617
more for the head of subsidies generally, in tallies to be disposed or to be deposited &c. as above238,69213
722,9747
for Extraordinary charges of the war provided for by Parliament46,3101111½157,5100
more on this head, being in tallies to be disposed or deposited &c. as above53,601137
257,42260
total for the Forces Abroad3,708,6471911¼
1709484,24125
17103,224,40617
All which particulars were directed to be supplied out of the Fonds following
1709.1710.
£s.d.£s.d.
payments by the Bank of England pro anno 17095,144710¼
Exchequer Bills pro anno 1709245,037100
loans on the Land Tax pro anno 17096,00000
loans on Malt pro anno 170928,15011
loans on the Continued Impositions pro anno 1709199,90813
loans on the Land Tax pro anno 1710943,372187
loans on Malt pro anno 171014,7580
Lottery money pro anno 1710662,83012
Contributions for Annuities pro anno 1710479,04617
loans on the Duties on Candles pro anno 1710274,39813
loans on the Continued Impositions pro anno 1710850,0007
484,241253,224,40617
total£3,708,6471911¼
Guards and Garrisons.
Payments to John How, Paymaster of the Guards, Garrisons and other her Majesty's Land Forces, upon account for the services following: viz.:
towards the service for the year 1705.£s.d.
for account of Guards and Garrisons, including 3,428l. 16s. 9d. paid on bills of exchange from New England for special service and 5,234l. 18s. 1d. for forage for the troops in North Britain19141
towards the service of the year 1706.
for account of Guards and Garrisons1491511
towards the service of the year 1708.
for account of Guards and Garrisons20,18701
Carried forward20,356101
GENERAL ABSTRACT: ARMY: TRANSPORT.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward20,356101
towards the service of the year 1709.
for account of Guards and Garrisons143,8305
for account of the 5,000 men for Sea Service20,56074
for account of the Company of Invalids2,0964
166,4861610½
towards the service of the year 1710.
for account of Guards and Garrisons259,1493
for account of the 5,000 men for Sea Service48,419142
for account of the Company of Invalids6,00000
for account of the Extraordinaries of the war provided for by Parliament21,9571610
335,52614
£522,3701
The abovesaid particulars were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following: viz.:
for the year 1705.£s.d.£s.d.
out of the Duties on Malt pro anno 170519141
for the year 1706.
out of brewers' forfeitures on the Acts of Excise1491511
for the year 1708.
out of loans on Malt anno 170820,18701
for the year 1709.
out of loans on the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 170970,00000
out of loans on the Continued Impositions or General Mortgage pro anno 170915,3998
out of loans on Malt pro anno 170948,81283
Exchequer Bills pro anno 170932,27500
166,4861610½
for the year 1710.
out of loans on the Land Tax or Thirteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1710113,743100
out of Contributions on the Lottery Act pro anno 171080,444123
out of Contributions on the Act for Annuities pro anno 171057,66912
out of loans on the Duties on Candles &c. pro anno 171043,66900
out of loans on the Continued Impositions or General Mortgage pro anno 171040,00000
335,52614
£522,3701
Issues for the Transport Service.
Payments to Thomas Micklethwaite, Esq., Treasurer for the Transport Service: upon account for the services following:
£s.d.£s.d.
for debts on the Course of the [Transport] Office and interest thereupon194,98817
for Edward Dummer on his contract for the freight of soldiers to and from the West Indies1,37305
for freight of soldiers to Lisbon92200
for ditto to Ireland: on bills of exchange2,2351711
199,5181911
All which particulars were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following: viz:
£s.d.
out of tallies on Land Tax pro anno 170832,30000
Carried forward32,30000
GENERAL ABSTRACT: CIVIL LIST.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward32,30000
out of tallies on Malt pro anno 170840,00000
out of loans on the General Mortgage pro anno 1709881
out of Exchequer Bills pro anno 170935000
out of Contributions on the Lottery Act anno 171044,083910
out of loans on the Land Tax anno 171082,77720
£199,5181911
Issues to the Civil List.
By payments to the Civil List arrears of the late King, to the Civil List in Scotland and to the Civil List of Queen Anne.
William III.£s.d.£s.d.
by paid arrears to the late King William III's Family and Servants (over and above what paid by the Queen [Anne] out of her Civil List Revenues as below): to wit for debts in the Office of the Cofferer by the hands of Thomas Newport, Esq., executor to the Earl of Bradford, late Cofferer of the Household to Wm. III.: out of arrears of the said late King's revenues, to wit out of Additional Tonnage 17l. 4s. 9d. and out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise 37l. 10s. 0d. and out of Sheriffs' proffers 1l. 3s. 4d. : in all55181
Civil List, Scotland.
by paid to Archibald Douglas, Esq., for so much certified by his account as Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland to be paid for fees, salaries, pensions and other charges conform to the Establishment by warrant from the Barons of the Exchequer there pursuant to her Majesty's letters of privy seal to them in that behalf between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 171027,43413
by ditto more, being certified to be paid to the Lords of the Justiciary for the charges of their circuit in May 17102,00000
in all: out of the several Duties and Revenues coming to his hands for the aforegoing services as by his account thereof, supra, p. lxxxv29,43413
the Queen's Civil List.
by paid out of the Revenues of the Queen's Civil List, over and above what issued to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 and the payments made per Archibald Douglas for the Civil List of Scotland ut supra.
For the uses of the Civil List.
at the Exchequer: to Francis, Lord Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household: upon account [for the Household]80,1366
John, Lord Fitz Harding, Treasurer of the Chamber: upon account for the Chamber Office26,385210
John, Duke of Montagu, Master of the Great Wardrobe: upon account for the Great Wardrobe9,400160
the Robes, per Mrs. Rachell Thomas3,00000
Carried forward118,922529,4901110¾
Brought forward118,922529,4901110¾
Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: upon account for the Works58,33511
William Roberts, Esq., Paymaster of the Works at Windsor: upon account for same7,60112
the Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse: upon account for the Extraordinaries of the Stables12,00000
foreign ministers on the Ordinaries32,45000
ditto on their Extraordinaries24,0911211
fees and salaries [payable at the Exchequer]61,516130
pensions and Annuities [payable at the Exchequer]15,085118
Spencer Compton for [the Queen's private] charities and bounties under his pay75,4811
ditto: more: for account of the [Poor] Palatines32,72390
ditto: more: for the French Protestants15,00000
ditto: more: towards the charge of managing the Lottery1,40000
the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, per William Smith, Paymaster thereof3,00000
her Majesty's Royal Bounty [payable at the Exchequer]14,23540
Charles, Earl of Sunderland, late Secretary of State: for Secret Service2,90597
Henry Boyle, Secretary of State: for Secret Service2,25000
Duke of Queensberry, Secretary of State: for Secret Service75000
William Lowndes: for Secret Service19,70000
for jewels or presents in lieu of jewels to foreign Ministers3,210100
Samuel Smethin, her Majesty's Goldsmith: for plate3,723185
the Privy Purse, per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough22,57500
to Contingencies: viz:
law charges2,00000
surpluses of Sheriffs and others on their accounts41219
rewards for sundry services5,62280
riding charges of Messengers1,192100
liberates of the Exchequer3,15414
sundry incident charges and disbursements3,17305
rent of Mote Park32110
rewards to Receivers of Taxes50400
towards building Blenheim House at Woodstock40,40000
(total of Contingencies, 56,780l. 13s. 8d.)
Henry Scobell: on account of the Tin Affair44,80000
Robert Corker, who succeeded Scobell, for the tin affair113,80000
(total for tin, 158,600l.)
Services relating to Scotland.
salaries to officers, as well before as since the Union7,40718
sundry disbursements on divers occasions2,226137
(total for Scotland, 9,634l. 12s. 1¾d.)
Carried forward722,4821210½29,4901110¾
Brought forward722,4821210½29,4901110¾
for arrears due to the late King William's servants and family.
the executors of the Earl of Bradford for arrears in the Office of Cofferer392103
Lord Fitz Hardinge for the like in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber138196
foreign Ministers on their ordinary and extraordinary allowances5,32700
(total for the late King's arrears 5,858l. 9s. 9d.)
757,83114
Payments out of the Civil List for the Public Services.
Prince Charles of Denmark, to aid his grant of 4,000l. per an. for quitting his pretensions to the bishopric of Eutin for the good of the common cause: in part of a greater sum2,100176
Memorandum: The residue [of the above grant] is [met] out of sundry unappropriated moneys as in the account infra, p. cxxi.
(total for Public Services 2,100l. 17s. 6d.)
at the Excise Office.
to several [persons] on pensions as per the particulars supra, p. li9,00000
at the Post Office.
to several [persons] on pensions as per the particulars supra, p. lxii45,14500
814,07712
All the above Civil List payments were issued and paid out of the Fonds and Revenues following: viz.:
£s.d.
Additional Tonnage and Poundage218,84579
Hereditary and Temporary Excise229,820152
Letter or Post Office money62,893135
Small Branches and Casualties, as per the particulars supra, p. lxvii36,9798
548,5394
loans on credit of the Queen's tin265,5387
£814,07712
Miscellaneous Payments and Issues.
paid out of the Duty of Four and a Half per cent. in specie from Barbados and the Leeward Isles: viz.:£s.d.£s.d.
to the Earl of Kinnoul on a perpetuity75000
to the Governors of Plantations on their allowances as per the account supra, p. lxiv2,4236
out of the Coinage Duty.3,1736
paid to Sir Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint [for the service of the Mint]7,76414
paid to Robert Weddell [Warden of the Mint] for charges in prosecuting coiners2401210
8,0057
[out of Fonds etc.]
paid to Edward Barker, Treasurer for the Queen's Bounty to augment poor livings: without account other than what he is to
Carried forward11,17814
GENERAL ABSTRACT: MISCELLANEOUS.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward11,17814
render to the Governors of the said bounty: out of First Fruits and Tenths.911133
paid to the executors of the Earl of St. Albans for a debt owing to him from Charles II: out of money paid by the said executors for a fee farm rent contracted for by the said Earl anno 167655300
paid to Lieut. Gen. Seymour in full of his pretences as Commander in Chief of the Marines: out of Sir Edward Seymour's balance [due from him] as Treasurer of the Navy2,00000
paid to the Trustees for Circulating the old Exchequer Bills: upon account: out of loans on the Land Tax anno 17101,90620
paid to Sir John Hamble, Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets: upon account: out of the 9d. Excise for 16 years134,2021410¼
paid to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: upon account: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies of 1 Anne, c. 7251,824162
paid to the Bank of England on their perpetuity of 100,000l., viz. 99,980l. 2s. 1½d. out of the Five Sevenths of the Ninepenny Excise and 19l. 17s. 10½d. out of the Five Sevenths of the Tonnage Duties on ships and vessels: in all100,00000
paid to the New [Joint] East India Company on their 160,000l. per an.: out of 28 pence per bushel on Salt and the Additional Stamp Duties179,45573
670,85313
total for Miscellaneous682,03278
paid on Annuities purchased at the Exchequer and for rewards to officers and for incidents in paying and accompting for the same:
on Annuities purchased anno 1693 at 14 per cent. out of the 9d. Excise for 99 years122,6050
more on Annuities with the advantage of Survivorship out of ditto7,50711
for rewards and incidents: out of ditto: to wit the officers of the Exchequer1,20000
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries592710
131,90419
on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two and three lives: out of the Two Sevenths 9d. Excise 35,401l. 4s. 2½d.: out of the Two Sevenths Tonnage Duty on ships 7l. 19s. 1½d.: in all35,40934
for rewards to officers, to wit, the Auditor of the Receipt: out of the Two Sevenths 9d. Excise.15000
35,55934
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and anno 1705 charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise:
on Annuities for one life17,23726
Carried forward167,4642
GENERAL ABSTRACT: ANNUITIES.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward167,4642
on Annuities for two lives7,74600
on Annuities for three lives2,36234
on Annuities for 99 years123,34615
for rewards to officers of the Exchequer1,43000
152,1221
on Annuities called the Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament37,945111
on Annuities for 184,242l. 14s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1706, supra, p. xciii:
out of the General Fond for paying the same183,54640
for rewards and incidents out of the same [General Fond], viz.: officers of the Exchequer1,47000
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries28525
185,30165
on Annuities for 72,187l. 10s. 0d. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1707:
out of the General Fond for paying the same and out of other revenues in aid as per the account supra, p. xciv73,213176
to William Clayton for reward and charges in paying and accompting for the moneys allowed to the Contributors for prompt payment of their subscription money10000
73,313176
on Annuities for 40,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708:
out of Contribution money9,724190
on Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708:
out of Contribution money9,76333
total for Annuities£635,6351
Memorandum:
The Contributors for the abovesaid 40,000l. per an. and the 80,000l. per an. had liberty of receiving their quarterly payments by advance [for the period 1708 to Michaelmas 1711] on allowing an interest [or discount] for the same at the rate of four per cent. per annum [and they did accordingly so receive their payments for that period to Michaelmas 1711 in advance in the year 1709, viz. 85,927l. 11s. 4¾d. for the 40,000l. Annuities and 225,365l. 1s. 10d. on the 80,000l. Annuities].
paid to Prince Charles of Denmark to aid his grant of 4,000l. per an. for quitting his pretensions to the Bishopric of Eutin for the good of the common cause: viz. 9l. 7s. 6d. out of the 25 per cent. on French goods; 747l. 9s. 7d. out of Plantation Duties; 958l. 15s. 0d. out of the 5s. per piece of white woollen cloth; 385l. 5s. 5d. of the Rent of Hackney Coaches£2,100176
GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN INTEREST.
£s.d.£s.d.
By payments for Interest of Loans on the Public Registers and otherwise: paid at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710: viz. on Loans on:
£s.d.£s.d.
Duties on Salt, Glass Wares &c. anno 1696: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies16391
Coals granted anno 1695, transferred to Leather Duties:
out of those Duties1046
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies11,25274
11,2621110
20 per cent. Duty on paper for taking in wrought plate:
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies691101
First 3s. Aid granted anno 1697:
out of arrears of said Aid13168
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies23,894167
23,908133
Third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698:
out of arrears4500
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies8,56729
8,61229
Third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699:
out of arrears [thereof]1994
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies96130
980124
Duties on Coals and Culme granted anno 1698: out of arrears [thereof]10000
Duties on Coals and Culme anno 1703: out of arrears [thereof]6900
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted anno 170515,774109
Low Wines and the Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea &c. pro anno 170528,81019
produce of the Queen's tin354104
the Ninth 4s. Aid for the year 17061,585104
Duties on Malt &c. for the year 1707, out of Malt [loans] anno 1709, being transferred thereto4,016112
the Tenth 4s. Aid for the year 17074,22707
Several Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1707, called the Third General Mortgage:
out of loans on the said Subsidies31,840162
out of the General Fond for this Register17,175118
49,016710
the Eleventh 4s. Aid for the year 17086,05735
the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage continued anno 1708, called the Fourth General Mortgage:
out of the 25l. per ton on French prize wines10,65893
out of loans on the said Half Subsidy21,473148
32,132311
Carried forward187,76217
Brought forward187,76217
Duties in Malt, Mum &c. for the year 1708:
out of those Duties2,79242
more out of the Duties on Malt anno 1710, being transferred thereto18150
2,810192
the Twelfth 4s. Aid for the year 170965,877150
the Second 2s. Aid granted anno 1700: out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709, being transferred thereto77151
Duties on Malt, Mum &c. for the year 170929,215116
the Thirteenth 4s. Aid for the year 171018,54693
Sundry Impositions Continued anno 1709, called the Fifth General Mortgage: out of loans on the said Impositions6,3841511
Duties on Candles and rates on money given with apprentices granted anno 171015262
interest on the old Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697:
out of the Fonds for Cancellations52108
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies36,0671611
36,12077
paid to the Bank of England on the allowance of 3 per cent. per an. for circulating Exchequer Bills on the Act of Parliament anno 1709: out of the like Exchequer Bills84,337100
paid to the Bank of England more for interest or rebate at the rate of 6 per cent. for the 400,000l. advanced pro anno 1709 on their original Fond to complete the said interest14,52217
interest paid on Debentures [for Army and Transport debts] charged on Irish Forfeitures: by the hands of Thomas Jett, Paymaster [thereof]:
out of Exchequer Bills anno 170949,30000
out of loans on the General Mortgage anno 170910410½
out of loans on tallies on the Duties on Candles anno 171049,357172
98,6682
interest at the rate of 2 per cent. per diem on all the Exchequer Bills [issued] on the Act anno 1709 received at the Exchequer or re-issued thence, [the said interest being] paid per Lionell Herne and Samuel Edwards in the year: so at all times re-issued clear of interest46,86513
interest [or rebate] to the Contributors for Annuities anno 1710 at the rate of 8 per cent. for prompt payment: per the hands
Carried forward591,3421910¼
GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN MONEY.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward591,3421910¼
of William Clayton: out of Contribution money24,90000
interest [or rebate] to the Adventurers on the Lottery anno 1710 at 8 per cent. for prompt payment: per the hands of the Receivers of the Lottery money80,431146
total for Interest on Loans£696,67414
Loan Money Account [see infra, p. cxxvi].
£s.d.
Balance, being the difference between the sum total of the moneys borrowed by way of loan and in Exchequer Bills and the sum total of principal money repaid on the Public [Loans] Registers: the money borrowed exceeding the sums repaid by£2,396,760811¼
The particular Remains in cash at Michaelmas 1710.
£s.d.£s.d.
in tallies undisposed [of] in the hands of particular [Treasurers or] Paymasters, as per the account supra, p. xciii987,8848
in money:
Customs ended at 1 August 171019,35319
Duties on Low Wines &c. for loans anno 170510,40517
Additional Tonnage and Poundage part of the Queen's Civil List2,6571
arrears of said Additional Tonnage and Poundage, for the late King's Civil List2151
arrears of the Duties on Coffee, Tea &c. for the Transport Debt22121
Continued Impositions, for Loans14,2767
Additional Impositions ended 1 August 171058272
arrears of Coals anno 1698, for loans413
arrears of Coals anno 1703, for loans37319
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705, for loans2,4669
Duties on whale fins ended 1 August 1710156
5s. per piece of white woollen cloth1076
25l. per ton on French prize wines, for loans83187
Continued Impositions and Duties to 1 August 1712, for loans anno 170713,44860
Additional 3d. per barrel Excise with the Duties on pepper &c., for Annuities anno 171030,76248
Hereditary and Temporary Excise, for the Civil List2,33762
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities81,1351
Carried forward177,95655987,8848
REMAINS.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward177,95655987,8848
9d. Excise for the Lottery Annuities75,89105
9d. Excise for the Band and [for] Annuities22,864132
9d. Excise for Annuities and Survivorship61,3711211
One Third Double 9d. Excise arrears264
Hereditary and Temporary Excise, arrears for the late King Wm's Civil List541
Duties on Malt pro anno 170724412
Duties on Malt pro anno 170817610½
Duties on Malt pro anno 170915,536182
Duties on Malt pro anno 171025716
12d. per bushel on Salt7,085128
28d. per bushel on Salt and Additional Stamp Duties for the East India Company10840
Stamp Duties on the grant ended 1 August 171020000
Duties on Candles &c., for loans anno 17101,45118
Letter [or Post Office] money10894
Coinage Duty3519
Rent of Hackney Coaches80617
Tenths of the Clergy444
Seizures [of uncustomed and prohibited goods]4196
sales of tin2,278175
rents of the Savoy Hospital2,408108
captors' shares of prizes [not called for]6,00000
balance of Sir Edward Seymour's Navy [Treasurership] account1,3900
chandlers' forfeitures0109
Capitation Subsidies anno 16970100
arrears of the 20 per cent. Duty on paper3310
arrears of the Duties on Marriages, Births &c.13936
Duties on Houses for windows on the grant ended 1 August 17108,241127
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 16961100
Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid anno 170146514
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 17026380
Sixth 4s. Aid anno 1703800
Seventh 4s. Aid anno 170449105
Eighth 4s. Aid anno 170555192
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 170690617
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17071526
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 17081,8424
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 170915,7868
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 17106,7371011
loans on tin12,333148
loans on the Continued Impositions or the Fifth General Mortgage anno 170934396
loans on the Land Tax or Thirteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 171090500
Carried forward424,90218987,8848
Brought forward424,90218987,8848
Contributions on the Act for Annuities anno 17105000
loans on the Duties on Candles &c. anno 17105,09511
[cash] in the hands of Lionell Herne and Samuel Edwards for interest on Exchequer Bills5,7443
[cash] in the hands of Archibald Douglas, Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland79311
on the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 as per the account supra, p. xciii90,54210
on the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 as per the account ibid5,68813
on the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 as by the account ibid.4,3479
on the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 as by the account ibid.24,8711411
561,99613
£1,549,8812
Summary of the Expenditure for the year Michaelmas 1709 to Michaelmas 1710.£s.d.
Navy: supra, p. cvii2,156,3313
Ordnance: supra, p. cviii156,00000
Army Abroad: supra, p. cix3,708,6471911¾
Guards and Garrisons: supra, p. cx522,3701
Transport service, supra, p. cxi199,5181911
Civil List, Wm. III., supra, p. cxi55181
Civil List, Scotland, supra, p. cxi29,43413
Civil List, Queen Anne, supra, p. cxiii814,07712
miscellaneous payments and [Funded debt payments] to the Bank of England and East India Company and on Lotteries and Annuities, supra, p. cxv635,6351
more, the like, p. cxv2,100176
interest money paid, supra, p. cxviii696,67414
Remains, supra, p. cxx1,549,8812
total expenditure£11,152,760120
Unappropriated Moneys.
Extract of so much of the aforegoing accounts as relates to the money arisen between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710 upon certain Fonds and Revenues unappropriated by Parliament.
Debtor or Charge.£s.d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer of Unappropriated Revenues at Michaelmas 1709 on:
25 per cent. on French goods19514
Carried forward19514
UNAPPROPRIATED MONEYS ACCOUNT.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward19514
5s. per ton on French ships231210
Plantation Duties1,24537
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth66470
One Third Double 9d. Excise264
brewers' forfeitures713
Rent of Hackney Coaches1,363011¾
3,5251511¼
remains on the Second 2s. Aid 170019
to cash for the produce of Unappropriated Revenues at the Receipt of the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710:
of the 25 per cent. on French goods110109
Plantation Duties95079
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth exported1,00606
Rent of Hackney Coaches1,667192
brewers' forfeitures on the Excise Acts1081111
more by the like forfeitures in Scotland4140
chandlers' forfeitures on the Act for Candle Duty0109
to complete the purchase of a fee farm rent contracted for by the Earl of St. Albans in 167655300
imprest money repaid by Charles Fox as late Paymaster General of the Forces1547
Prize money, being captors' shares uncalled for6,00000
executors of Sir Edward Seymour, being the balance on his account as Treasurer of the Navy3,3900
arrears of sundry Taxes in the last war, viz.:
First 4s. Aid anno 169317702
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694400
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 16961160
Second 2s. Aid anno 170041410
14,0310
£17,558511¼
Credit or Discharge.
by payments to Robert Walpole, Esq.,£s.d.£s.d.
Treasurer of the Navy upon account for the services following. viz.
to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfield, Esq., part of the quota for Wages anno 1702:
out of the 25 per cent. on French goods34
out of Plantation Duties202182
out of imprest money repaid by Charles Fox1547
out of the First 4s. Aid17702
out of the Second 4s. Aid400
out of the Fourth 4s. Aid060
out of the Second 2s. Aid64
408179
for Robert Lowther, Esq., for the charge of transporting himself
Carried forward408179
Brought forward408179
and equipage to Barbados as Governor:
out of the 25 per cent. on French goods9718
out of the 5s. per piece of white woollen goods exported3550
out of the Rent of Hackney Coaches23316
36700
for Col. Spotswood for the charge of transporting himself and equipage to Virginia as Lieutenant Governor:
out of the Rent of Hackney Coaches24200
1,017179
by payments to John How for account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1706: out of brewers' forfeitures on the Excise Acts1491511
by payment to the executors of the Earl of St. Albans for a debt owing from King Charles II.:
out of money paid by the said executors for a fee farm rent contracted for by the said Earl in 167655300
by payment to Lieut. Gen. Seymour in full of his pretences as Commander in Chief of the Marines:
out of [the said] Sir Edward Seymour's balance as [formerly] Treasurer of the Navy2,00000
by payment to Prince Charles of Denmark to aid his grant of 4,000l. per an. for quitting his pretensions to the Bishopric of Eutin for the good of the Common Cause:
out of the 25 per cent. on French goods976
out of Plantation Duties74797
out of the 5s. per piece of white woollen cloth exported958150
out of the rent of Hackney Coaches38555
2,100176
by payments on Annuities purchased anno 1707 to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for the said Annuities:
out of the 25 per cent. on French goods19514
out of the 5s. per ton on French shipping231210
out of the Plantation Duties1,24537
out of the 5s. per piece on white cloth exported66600
out of the Rent of Hackney Coaches1,363011¾
out of brewers' forfeitures713
3,5014
Carried forward9,32215
CIVIL LIST ACCOUNT.
£s.d.£s.d.
Brought forward9,32215
by cash remaining in the Exchequer unappropriated at Michaelmas 1710:
on the 5s. per piece of white woollen cloth exported1076
on the One Third Double 9d. Excise264
on the Rent of the Hackney Coaches80617
on chandlers' forfeitures0109
on prize money, being captors' shares uncalled for6,00000
on the balance of Sir Edward Seymour's Navy account1,3900
on the Fourth 4s. Aid1100
8,23510
£17,558511¼
Extract of so much of the aforegoing accounts as relates to the neat money arisen by the Civil List between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710.
Debtor or Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1709:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage1,64619
Hereditary and Temporary Excise6,65714
Post Office or Letter Money1,19578
Seizures358
9,503610¼
receipts on the part of England:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage246,16118
Hereditary and Temporary Excise228,31979
Revenue of the Post Office62,006151
First Fruits and Tenths of the Clergy so far as those revenues are charged at the Exchequer with pensions payable by the Crown9,50000
Fines on Alienations1,00000
Revenue of Wine Licences1,90000
[Sheriffs'] Proffers1,159151
Compositions [in the Exchequer]368
Seizures10,37711
Fines of Leases76034
Land Revenue of the Crown858175
value of timber delivered to the Navy in 1710 [out of the Royal Forests]3,95422
Rents on grants3368
Fines and Forfeitures62500
profits of the Hanaper3747
the Queen's share of a debt recovered from the Crown of Portugal7,9226
574,61915
on the part of Scotland.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise2899
Seizures3,21717
3,50768
loans made on credit of her Majesty's tin277,8722
£865,50211
Creditor or Discharge.
by payments made per account of the Civil List over and above what paid by Archibald Douglas, Esq., for the Civil List of Scotland as per the account supra, p. 1xxxv, between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710.
payments at the Exchequer: to£s.d.
the Cofferer of the Household80,1366
the Treasurer of the Chamber26,385210
the Master of the Great Wardrobe9,400160
the Robes per Mrs. Rachel Thomas3,00000
the Paymaster of the Works58,33511
the Paymaster of the Works at Windsor7,60112
the Master of the Horse for Extra-ordinaries of the Stables12,00000
the Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary entertainment32,45000
ditto on their extraordinaries24,0911211
fees and salaries [payable at the Exchequer]61,516130
pensions and annuities [payable at the Exchequer]15,085118
Spencer Compton for [the Queen's private] charities under his pay75,4811
ditto for account of the Palatines32,72390
ditto for account of the French Protestants15,00000
ditto towards the charge of managing the Lottery1,40000
(Memorandum: this last item to be made good to the Civil List out of the surplus of the Lottery Fund.)
the Band of [Gentlemen] Pensioners per William Smith3,00000
her Majesty's Royal Bounty14,23540
Charles, Earl of Sunderland, late Secretary of State, for Secret Service2,90597
Henry Boyle, Principal Secretary of State: for Secret Service2,25000
the Duke of Queensberry, Secretary of State: for Secret Service75000
William Lowndes: for Secret Service19,70000
for Jewels or presents in lieu of Jewels to Foreign Ministers3,210100
William Smethin, her Majesty's Goldsmith: for plate3,723185
the Privy Purse per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough22,57500
to Contingencies: law charges, 2,000l.; surplusage to Sheriffs and others on their accounts, 412l. 19s. 5¼d.; rewards for sundry services, 5,622l. 8s. 0d.; riding charges to Messengers [of the Chamber], 1,192l. 10s. 0d.; liberates of the Exchequer, 3,154l. 14s. 9¾d.; sundry incident charges and disbursements, 3,173l. 0s. 5d.; rent of Mote Park, 321l. 1s. 0d.; rewards to Receivers of Taxes, 504l.; towards
Carried forward581,1021811½
Brought forward581,1021811½
building Blenheim House at Woodstock, 40,400l: in all56,780138
Henry Scobell, for account of the tin affair, 44,800l; Robert Corker, succeeding him, for account of ditto, 113,800l.158,60000
for services relating to Scotland, to wit, salaries to officers as well before as since the Union, 7,407l. 18s. 6¾d.; sundry disbursements on divers occasions, 2,226l. 13s. 7d., in all9,63412
for arrears to the late King William's servants and family, to the executors of the Earl of Bradford for arrears in his office of late Cofferer, 392l. 10s. 3d.; to Lord Fitz Hardinge for the like in the office of the Treasurer of the Chamber, 138l. 19s. 6d.; to Foreign Ministers for their ordinary and extraordinary allowances, 5,327l.5,85899
757,83114
payments at the Excise Office.
to several on pensions, as per the particulars, supra, p. li9,00000
payments at the Post Office:
to several on pensions as per the particulars, supra, p. lxiii45,14500
811,97614
by payments at the Exchequer out of Civil List revenues to public services within the time of this accompt:
to Robert Walpole, Treasurer of the Navy, for Wear and Tear anno 1710: out of wood sales3,95422
to Prince Charles of Denmark to aid his grant of 4,000l. per an. for quitting his pretensions to the bishopric of Eutin for the good of the Allies2,100176
to annuities purchased anno 1707 to aid the Deficiency of the Fond [for said Annuities]: out of Additional Tonnage, 26,306l. 9s. 3d.; out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, 3,108l. 10s. 0d.; out of the Post Office money, 200l.: in all29,614193
35,6691811
847,64613
by cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1710: of the
Additional Tonnage and Poundage2,6571
Hereditary and Temporary Excise2,33762
Post Office money10894
seizures4196
loans on tin12,333148
17,855179
£865,50211
LOAN MONEY ACCOUNT: 1710
Account of Moneys Borrowed by way of loans on the Public Fonds and Revenues with the Exchequer Bills issued between Michaelmas 1709 and Michaelmas 1710 and of the principal money repaid within the same time.
Moneys Borrowed.£s.d.£s.d.
The Queen's most Excellent Majesty is Debtor to Loans made at the Exchequer on the several Fonds and Revenues following: viz.:
on credit of the produce of her Majesty's tin277,8722
on the Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1707 (in money)26,125145
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. pro anno 1708 by levying tallies20,85712
on the Half Subsidies and other Continued Duties anno 1708 (in money)10,93602
on the Several Impositions and Duties Continued anno 1709 (in money)36,12499
(by levying tallies)448,99019
485,115811½
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1710 (in money)905,564188
(by levying tallies)974,43514
1,880,00000
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. pro anno 1710 (in money)1,92000
(by levying tallies)423,3341011½
425,2541011½
on the Duties on Candles and Apprentices pro anno 1710 (in money)87,886810
(by levying tallies)412,113112
500,00000
on Several Impositions and Duties Continued anno 1710 (in money)151,05000
(by levying tallies)1,145,502911¾
1,296,552911¾
4,922,71319
to Exchequer Bills on the Act anno 1709 issued at the Exchequer within the time of this accompt, and to be circulated by the Bank of England536,137100
total of loans taken in and Exchequer Bills issued£5,458,8519
Per Contra.£s.d.£s.d.
By principal money repaid besides 6,000l. in Exchequer Bills of the year 1707 delivered up by the Bank and cancelled as per the account, supra, p. lxxiv: viz.
on Duties on Salt, Glass Wares &c. anno 1696: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies70000
on Coals, granted anno 1695, transferred to Leather Duties: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies186,42909
on 20 per cent. on paper for taking in wrought plate: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies5,80000
on the First 3s. Aid granted anno 1697: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies156,497135
on the Third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies75,80426
on the Third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies10,00000
on the Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 170576,46926
on the Second 2s. Aid granted anno 1700: out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709, being transferred thereto33368
on Low Wines and the Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea &c. pro anno 170575,46570
on the produce of the Queen's tin87,03927
on the Ninth 4s. Aid for the year 170650000
on the Duties on Malt &c. for the year 1707: out of Malt anno 1709, being transferred thereto134,565010
on the Tenth 4s. Aid for the year 170711,00000
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid for the year 1708191,10000
on the Duties on Malt for the year 170810,65000
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid for the year 17091,530,0608
on the Duties on Malt &c. for the year 1709262,682154
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1710133,00000
on the Duties on Candles &c. for the year 17108,00000
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697:
out of the first Cancelling Fond6000
out of the General Fond for Deficiencies105,92500
105,98500
3,062,0910
By Balance, being the difference between the sum total of the moneys borrowed by way of loan and in Exchequer Bills as per contra and the sum total of the principal moneys repaid on the Publique Registers; the moneys borrowed exceeding the sums repaid by2,396,7608
£5,458,8519