Declared Accounts
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24: 1710 (1952), pp. CCXXX-CCXXXIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85701 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE: ROLL 982.
IMPOSITIONS ON TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOMPT.
WILLIAM BURNET, Comptroller General of the Accompts of the Customs.
25 Dec. 1709 to 25 Dec. 1710.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Remains in the hands of several Receivers and Collectors662,98619
Receipts:
London port: Sir John Shaw, Receiver on Plantation goods: for the New Impositions on tobacco which determined 31 July 1710150,919811
Barnstaple3,05616
Bristol22,60711
Bideford4,727117
Chester953110
Cowes011
Exeter1,06914
Dartmouth3585
Falmouth1710
Liverpool10,73819
Lyme2,0185
Milford782186
Padstow7295
Penryn220146
Plymouth6,23919
St. Ives38
Sandwich867
Weymouth6780
Whitehaven1,33817
205,8215
(total for outports, 54,901l. 16s. 1¼d.)
on the New Impositions on Tobacco which commenced 1 Aug 1710:
London port61,61249
Barnstaple570179
Bristol13,674411¼
Bydeford3,262711
Lancaster338
Liverpool5,28714
Liverpool4,2671310
Lyme1,561511¾
Sandwich15106
Swanzey5311
Weymouth2,191100
Whitehaven793150
93,375173
(total for the outports, 31,763l. 12s. 6d.)
interest on bonds at ports, detailed99813
overpayments by Collectors: to be discompted in their succeeding accompts of this Duty:
[on the expired Duty]
Deal12368
Dover1115
Lyme45
Poole9710½
Portsmouth2011¾
Rye126
Sandwich1070
Stockton717
Bristol20,03718
Bideford1,188169
Deal14541
Exeter7330
Harwich00
Hull80811¾
Liverpool702
Newcastle5160
Newcastle6918
Penryn00
Penryn108141
Poole758
Poole310
Whitehaven1,3048
Yarmouth017
24,4753
[on the Growing Duty]
Barnstaple5800
Bristol7,77434
Bydiford7014
Chester4600
Ilfracombe109123
Liverpool2,8268
Lyme10216
Penryn3160
Plymouth723
Weymouth4119
12,004125
total of charge and receipts£999,66211
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
sums remitted by the Collectors to Henry Ferne, Cashier of Customs, and accompted for by him in his Cash Account (over and above the money delivered to him in bonds)67,8194
money received by him on bonds in his custody194,37915
262,19819
charges of officers and incidents834120
defalced or allowed for overpayments by Collectors on their accompts ended at Xmas 1709:
Deal12368
Dover1115
Liverpool702
Lyme45
Rye126
Stockton717
Portsmouth2011¾
Weymouth320
Bristol20,03718
Bydiford1,188169
Deal14541
Harwich00
Exeter7330
Hull80811¾
Newcastle5160
Newcastle6918
Plymouth00
Plymouth10814
Poole754
Poole310
Whitehaven1,3048
Yarmouth017
24,48791
repaid by sundry Collectors to merchants on drawback debentures for tobacco [re-] exported:
Barnstaple1,52955
Bristol5,90314
Bydiford92112
Exeter38296
Dartmouth221811½
Falmouth32166
Lancaster1,46023
Liverpool18,05967
Liverpool2,06218
Lyme1884
Newcastle1,05810
Penryn382170
Plymouth1,93408
Whitehaven5,12713
Bristol8,912010½
Bydiford4120
Liverpool377116
Plymouth369
48,8321711
moneys repaid by Collectors for damaged or over-entered tobacco:
[on the expired Duty]
Barnstaple613123
Bristol2,47517
Bydiford1,2021410¼
Chester14210
Falmouth393
Lancaster18919
Liverpool3,26515
Liverpool2240
Lyme7157
Newcastle11411
Padstow779
Penryn117134
Plymouth99111
Sandwich5711
Sandwich1070
Weymouth1811810
Whitehaven1,341160
Falmouth34115
[on the growing Duty]
Bristol1,91819
Bydiford33913
Chester260
Lyme7809
Plymouth3513
Weymouth4116
14,19010
total of payments and allowances£350,54494
and so Remains 649,118l. 1s. 8½d.
against which£s.d.
bonds remaining in the hands of the Collectors at Xmas 1710 for tobacco Duty for the individual Collectors of ports, detailed£649,1181
Even and quit.
Declared 28 Feb. 1715–16.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE: ROLL 1237.
TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.
HENRY FERNE, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
25 December 1709 to 25 December 1710.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears:
Cash nil, he being in surplusage.
Bonds in his hands for tobacco Duties376,18612
Receipts:
on the new Imposition which determined 31 July 1710:
London port150,919811
London port, interest from merchants82910½
151,00118
outports:
Barnstaple1531411¾
Bristol33,6254
Bydiford1,84910
Chester1,364126
Cowes07
Dartmouth129
Exeter1815
Falmouth380190
Lancaster1,0027
Liverpool9,9732
Lyme2,0670
Newcastle22911
Penryn637711¼
Plymouth5,396510½
Poole6112
Poulton010
Sandwich322
Weymouth31908
Whitehaven2,399192
Exeter5019
Falmouth2181
Chester494
Liverpool1,168190
60,835310¼
on the new Impositions which commenced 1 Aug. 1710:
London port21,493196
outports:
Barnstaple5800
Liverpool2,861123
Penryn22000
Liverpool318150
3,45873
total charge and receipts£612,9762
Discharge£s.d.£s.d.
Surplusage on his last accompt00
paid to merchants on debentures for reexports (not detailed)164,301126
paid on certificates of damaged goods and over-entries (not detailed)7,91167
172,212191
salaries paid to several persons employed about the accompts of the said Duties50500
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer as by tallies, detailed:
for the new Imposition on tobacco which determined 31 July 171085,455155
for the new Imposition which commenced 1 Aug. 17104,02556
89,481011
total of payments and allowances£262,1990
and so Remains 350,777l. 1s. 9¼d.
£sd.
against which
bonds, not detailed, remaining in his hands for securing the Duties which determined 31 July 1710329,87512
ditto for the Duties which commenced 1 Aug. 171020,90213
£350,77725
and so this accomptant is in surplusage 0l. 0s. 7½d.
Declared 23 March 1712–13