Declared Accounts
Hawkers and Pedlars

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William A. Shaw (editor)

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1952

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'Declared Accounts: Hawkers and Pedlars', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 24: 1710 (1952), pp. CCLXXV-CCLXXVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85708 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1735.
LICENCES FOR HAWKERS AND PEDLARS AND PETTY CHAPMEN.
Account from 24 June 1709 to 24 June 1710.
Exhibited by the Commissioner for Hawkers, &c.
Charge.£s.d.
Remains in the hands of these accomptants96510
depending upon several persons at the foot of the last accompt1,47570
receipts:
due upon 2,311 licences to sundry hawkers, pedlars and petty chapmen within England, Wales and Berwick on Tweed at 4l. for each licence9,24400
licences to sundry hawkers, pedlars and petty chapmen to travel with 143 horses at 4l. each horse57200
fees on 2,169 single licences delivered out at 12d. each10890
fees for 142 licences granted for travelling with 142 horses at 2s. each1440
for 45 pedlars' bonds at 12d. each for securing the Duties250
total charge and receipts£12,38115
Discharge.£s.d.
salaries to the Commissioners and officers1,35500
allowances for prompt payment at 2s. in the £48100
incidents422128
money paid into the Exchequer as by tallies, detailed8,35500
total payments and allowances£10,613128
and so Remains 1,768l. 2s. 9½d.
whereof:
depending upon sundry persons in arrear for their licences, 1,642l. 16s. 4d.
and so these accomptants are indebted 125l. 6s. 5½d.
Declared 8 May 1714.