Declared Accounts
Hackney Coaches

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William A. Shaw (editor)

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1952

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'Declared Accounts: Hackney Coaches', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24: 1710 (1952), pp. CCLXXIV-CCLXXV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85707 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Hackney Coaches

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1586.
HACKNEY COACHES LICENCES.
EDWARD WHARTON, Receiver General.
Account for one year ended at Midsummer 1710.
Charge.£s.d.
Remains in the hands of this accomptant20000
depending upon sundry Hackney and Stage coachmen in arrear72200
receipts:
for the rent of 700 Hackney Coach Licences at 4l. each, payable quarterly2,80000
the Queen's moiety of one forfeiture at 5l.2100
ditto of 34 forfeitures at 2l. each3400
ditto of one forfeiture at 10s. [sic for 1l.]0100
ditto of 15 forfeitures at 10s. each3150
total charge and receipts£3,762150
Discharge.£s.d.
salaries to the Commissioners and officers, detailed82300
rent of the Office in Surrey Street, Strand, paid to Mrs. Joyce Collins3800
incidents, detailed2161110
taxes on officers' salaries8040
auditor's fee1500
money paid into the Exchequer by tallies, detailed1,667192
total payments and allowances£2,840150
and so Remains 922l.
whereof:
depending upon Hackney and Stage coachmen, detailed for arrears of licences, rent and forfeitures &c., 722l.
and so this accomptant is indebted at the close of this account, 200l.
Declared 11 Feb. 1711–12.