Declared Accounts
Customs, Silks and Linens

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Silks and Linens', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24: 1710 (1952), pp. CCXL-CCXLVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85703 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Customs, Silks and Linens

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1042.
"SILKS AND LINENS OR POUNDAGE GOODS": GENERAL ACCOMPT.
WILLIAM BURNET, Comptroller General of the Customs.
26 Dec. 1709 to 25 Dec. 1710.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
arrears remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors of the New Impositions on Silks and Linens at the end of the last General Accompt65,27719
receipts:
on account of the Impositions which determined 31 July 1710:
London port79,68717
outports.
Barnstaple2925
Beaumaris35
Berwick5680
Bridgwater145110
Bristol5,63617
Bydiford21412
Chester581611¼
Colchester483
Cowes17812
Dartmouth011
Deal10010
Dover0411½
Exeter6933
Feversham10
Gweek165
Harwich247
Hull95315
Lancaster412
Liverpool446011½
Lyme00
Lynn86108
Milford25
Minehead23017
Newcastle829810¼
Penryn670
Penzance064
Plymouth3917
Poole764
Portsmouth2041711
Rochester3992
Rye03
St. Ives6312
Scarborough61
Shoreham210
Stockton82184
Swanzey7105
Southampton2813
Sunderland348
Truro5119
Weymouth324
Whitby20104
Whitehaven4413
Yarmouth100197
90,9135
(total for the outports, 11,225l. 7s. 9¾d.)
for the Impositions which commenced 1 August 1710:
London port25,59196
outports:
Beaumaris60
Berwick2612
Bridlington6811
Bristol3,5548
Bydiford190
Chester1718
Colchester4316
Cowes0011¼
Dartmouth317
Dover846
Exeter7856
Falmouth333
Harwich191
Hull4,47215
Ipswich04
Lancaster1310¼
Liverpool30972
Liverpool45312
Lyme3411¾
Lynn8246
Milford6139
Minehead10792
Newcastle2,11419
Padstow7187
Penryn929
Penzance14
Plymouth38410
Portsmouth30206
Poulton3011¼
Rochester9915
Sandwich014
Sandwich4818
Scarborough545
Stockton21113
Swanzey00
Southampton5518
Sunderland3667
Wells655
Weymouth2792
Whitby2411
Whitehaven213
Yarmouth2885
40,1350
(total for the outports, 14,543l. 10s. 6¼d.)
interest paid by merchants on bonds not satisfied in due time21811½
overpayment by Collectors within the time of this accompt "over and above and exceeding the money they received for the said Impositions" and which are to be allowed and discompted to them in their succeeding accompts of this Duty:
on accompt of the Impositions which determined 31 July 1710:
Berwick port256
Bridlington024
Chichester4111½
Dover402810½
Liverpool2919
Liverpool461011½
Lynn7011
Poulton01
Rochester15510¼
Sandwich0187
Southampton00
Sunderland219
Bridgwater166188
Carlisle2811½
Carlisle22110¼
Chester112
Falmouth741
Hull59180
Looe6211
Lynn93410¾
Newcastle73176
Whitehaven2521410
Whitehaven0138
1,441175
on account of the Impositions which commenced 1 August 1710:
Colchester01
Cowes129159
Exeter312
Minehead14710
Plymouth91511
Rochester2118
Truro5119
2590
total of charge and receipts£198,030511¾
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
money remitted by the Receivers and Collectors within the time of this accompt to the Receiver General of Customs and accounted for by him in his cash accompt of the said Duties120,56500
overpayments by the several Receivers and Collectors on their previous year's accompt [and now hereby discompted, defalced and allowed]:
Barnstaple611
Carlisle221
Chester112
Dover402110¾
Lynn93410¾
Poulton00
Southampton00
Sunderland5293
Bridgwater166188
Carlisle2811½
Falmouth741
Hull59180
Looe6211
Newcastle73176
Whitehaven2521410
Whitehaven0148
1,2718
on account of Impositions which determined 31 July 1710:
payments to merchants on Debentures for re-export:
London port3,43147
Barnstaple910
Bristol5094
Cowes14311¾
Exeter5114
Hull2412
Liverpool9615
Minehead411
Newcastle52410½
Penryn37
Plymouth49154
Portsmouth42
Whitehaven710
Liverpool3718
4,29655
on account of the Impositions which commenced 1 August 1710:
London port1165
Bristol30319
Bydiford014
Cowes12916
Plymouth0155
4466
money repaid by Collectors upon certificates of damages and over-entries of Silks and Linens:
on the Impositions which determined 31 July 1710:
Bristol port69105
Bydiford017
Exeter2271
Hull1100
Liverpool50
Liverpool81211¼
Newcastle131411
Plymouth268
Poole211
Portsmouth01711¾
Rochester04
St. Ives06
Weymouth0710¼
Whitehaven03
15213
on the Impositions which commenced 1 August 1710:
Bristol2915
Exeter31110
Plymouth40
salaries and incidents3785
92833
total of payments and allowances£127,697511¾
and so Remains 70,333l.
£s.d.
against which
Depending on Receivers and Collectors of the said Duties for money or bonds in their hands, ports detailed: for the Impositions which determined 31 July 1710 (including 11,249l. 9s. 10½d. for London port and 7l. 3s. 10d. for bonds in the King's Remembrancer's Office)63,27514
ditto for the Impositions which commenced 1 August 17107,057510½
£70,33300
and so this General accompt is even and quit.
Declared 28 Feb. 1715–16.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1204.
SILKS AND LINENS: CASH ACCOUNT.
HENRY FERNE, Receiver General of Customs.
25 Dec. 1709 to 25 Dec. 1710.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Remains: nil, he being in surplusage in his last accompt of these Duties.
moneys received within the time of this accompt from the Receivers and Collectors: on account of the Duties which determined 31 July 1710:
London port75,18943
Barnstaple2948
Beaumaris041
Berwick23100
Boston0189
Bridgwater1831511
Bridlington1518
Bridlington02
Bristol6,0370
Bideford2691
Chester7077
Chichester3828
Colchester3317
Cowes410
Dartmouth311
Deal419
Dover010
Exeter9768
Feversham10
Fowey4811½
Harwich1315
Hull1,18312
Ipswich811
Lancaster599
Liverpool69000
Lynn500194
Minehead37677
Newcastle1,0618
Penryn315
Plymouth46212
Poole33011½
Portsmouth1392
Poulton00
Rye81010½
St. Ives604
Sandwich17
Scarborough1611
Southampton28137
Stockton17016
Sunderland4153
Wells11
Weymouth165164
Whitby16165
Whitehaven8476
Liverpool11114
Yarmouth1710
Exeter254
Newcastle6141
88,46386
for the new Imposition which commenced 1 Aug. 1710:
London port24,51112
Berwick20
Bristol2,66184
Colchester371
Dartmouth317
Dover758
Exeter1320
Hull3,016100
Liverpool25000
Lynn4201
Minehead42110
Penryn5000
Plymouth203810
Portsmouth214711¾
Southampton28
Stockton1078
Sunderland2116
Exeter4186
32,101116
total of charge and receipts£120,56500
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Surplusage on the foot of his last accompt.00
money repaid by this accomptant for debentures for goods re-exported on the Duties which expired 31 July 171025,94159
money by him repaid on certificates of damaged goods and over-entries525161
26,467110
debentures for re-exports on the Duties which commenced 1 August 17106,1351211½
certificates for damaged goods and overentries17917
6,315109
salaries of clerks employed on this Duty5000
auditor's fee6500
the four Examiners of Outports' Books1000
12500
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer by tallies, detailed:
for the Duty which expired at 31 July 171061,886611½
for the Duty which commenced 1 August 171025,771011
87,657710½
£120,565010¼
and so this accomptant is in surplusage 0l. 0s. 10¼d
Declared 23 March 1712–13.