Declared Accounts
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26: 1712 (1954), pp. CCCXXVI-CCCXXXIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85925 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 984 [E351/984].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 639, ROLL 229 [A.O.1/639/229].
WILLIAM BURNET, Comptroller General of Customs.
25 December 1711 to 25 December 1712.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors upon the end of the last preceding Accompt (money 54,819l. 6s. 5¾d., bonds 574,190l. 18s. 0¼d.)629,01046
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
for the new Impositions which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:£s.d.
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Plantation Receipt, in money5,209711½
ditto, ditto, in bonds138,777173
(total London port 143,987l. 5s. 2½d.)
Outports:
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 1,846l. 6s. 2¾d. and in bonds 16,900l. 10s. 9d.)18,7461611¾
Bydiford (Charles Jones, in money 225l. 14s. 8¼d. and in bonds 3,971l. 19s. 3d.)4,1971311¼
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, in money)32
Falmouth (William Pye, in money 82l. 19s. 1½d. and in bonds 309l. 7s. 6d.)3926
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, in money 37l. 0s. 5¼d. and in bonds 21l. 17s. 9d.)5818
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, in money 136l. 0s. 3¼d. and in bonds 6,804l. 13s. 6d.)6,94013
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 117l. 13s. 2d. and in bonds 156l. 12s. 6d.)27458
Padstow (William Taylor, in money)180
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, in money)10010
Rochester (John Pope, in money)1449
Rye (George Shuckburgh, in money)113
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, in money 27l. 8s. 3d. and in bonds 9,030l. 4s. 0d.)9,057123
(total Outports 39,715l. 8s. 7½d.)
183,7021310
for the New Impositions commencing 1 August 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, on the Plantation Receipt, in money1,0660
ditto, ditto, in bonds119,873123
(total London port 120,939l. 12s. 11½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, in bonds)469170
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 1,090l. 14s. 1¼d. and in bonds 19,690l. 14s. 3d.)20,7818
Bydiford (Charles Jones, in money 198l. 16s. 5½d. and in bonds 3,471l. 19s. 6d.)3,6701511½
Chester (Joseph Sewel, in money 8l. 1s. 10¾d. and in bonds 600l. 0s. 0d.)608110¾
Exeter (William Chamberlain, in money 168l. 19s. 8½d. and in bonds 753l. 6s. 9d.)9226
Falmouth (William Pye, in money 155l. 7s. 8½d. and in bonds 250l. 0s. 0d.)4057
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, in money 340l. 11s. 11½d. and in bonds 24,947l. 13s. 0d.)25,288411½
Lyme (Thomas Jans, in money 48l. 1s. 11¾d. and in bonds 3,963l. 10s. 9d.)4,01112
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, in money 7l. 8s. 3½d. and in bonds 1,995l. 7s. 0d.)2,00215
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 320l. 8s. 3½d. and in bonds 1,839l. 19s. 9d.)2,1608
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, in bonds9,805169
191,0668
(total Outports 70,126l. 15s. 1¼d.)
total due and payable as above 374,769l. 1s. 10¾d.)
interest on bonds not satisfied in due time:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 (Henry Ferne, Receiver General 794l. 15s. 8¾d., Bristol 11s. 4½d., Leverpoole 434l. 0s. 7½d., and Plymouth 5l. 11s. 0d.)1,23418
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 (Henry Ferne 6l. 11s. 11½d., Bristol 9l. 3s. 6d., Bydiford 1l. 0s. 3½d., Leverpoole 90l. 4s. 10½d.)1070
1,34119
overpayments, detailed:
on the Impositions to 31 July 171024,5101
on the Impositions to 31 July 17129,66112
on the Impositions from 1 August 17122,5420
36,71314
total charge and receipts£1,041,8350
Discharge.
money remitted to the Receiver General and Cashier within the time of this Accompt204,75019
allowances for overpayments on the preceding Accompt, detailed:
£s.d.
on the Impositions to 31 July 171024,4753
on the Impositions to 31 July 171222,00115
46,47619
repayments on debentures for tobacco exported:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Barnstaple1,283109
Bristol8,238139
Bydiford1,466180
Dartmouth91016
Exeter34110
Falmouth20815
Lancaster1,305011¾
Leverpoole16,8170
Lyme2266
Penryn3669
Plymouth254169
Portsmouth10010
Whitehaven11,817129
(total on the Impositions to 31 July 1712 42,916l. 4s. 5½d.)
on the Impositions from 1 August 1712:
Bristol3,91516
Exeter242196
Leverpoole44050
Lyme68013
Penryn60920
Plymouth1,16013
Whitehaven78160
50,04318
(total on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 7,127l. 13s. 6¾d.)
repayments upon certificates of damages or over-entries:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Plymouth1214
Whitehaven20249
(total on the Impositions to 31 July 1710 214l. 6s. 1d.)
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Barnstaple112110
Bristol1,8799
Bydiford1,387161
Dartmouth2323
Exeter5684
Falmouth1239
Lancaster1810
Leverpoole1,9047
Lyme48910
Padstow31410½
Penryn11765
Plymouth2132
Whitehaven4,762108
(total on the Impositions to 31 July 1712 11,254l. 9s. 2¾d.)
on the Impositions from 1 August 1712:
Barnstaple3939
Bristol796118
Bydiford5744
Exeter722
Falmouth507
Leverpoole59011
Lyme32800
Penryn15784
Plymouth1831011¾
Whitehaven1,645199
15,37553
(total on the Impositions from 1 August 1712 3,906l. 9s. 11¼d.)
salaries and incidents not detailed3,1317
total payments and allowances£319,77890
and so remains£722,05611
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds118,6873
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds34,6638
(total London port 153,350l. 11s. 8¾d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money)41818
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money)6416
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 3,440l. 1s. 5¼d., bonds 10,194l. 12s. 9d.)13,63414
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money)96479
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money 908l. 17s. 8¼d., bonds 175l. 0s. 0d.)1,083178¼.
Exeter (William Chamberlain, money)310108
Falmouth (William Pye, money 394l. 13s. 9d., bonds 476l. 5s. 0d.)870189
Ilfracomb (John Keir, money)198146
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money)27342
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, money 2,558l. 8s. 2d., bonds 7,942l. 4s. 6d.)10,500128
Milford (William Goodacre, money)70403
Padstow (William Taylor, money)200
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, money)2694
Plymouth (David Morris, money)2878
Rochester (John Pope, money)1419
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money)38
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money)4119
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, money 1,300l. 13s. 8½d., bonds 2,034l. 10s. 2¾d.)3,335311¼
and upon several late Collectors:
London (Michael Wicks, late Receiver, bonds)26,4841910
ditto (Richard Hutchinson, late Solicitor, bonds)197182
ditto (Thomas Grainger, late Receiver, money)421119
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton, money)8317
Boston (John Clark, money)6000
Bridgewater (Henry Beaumont, money)70135
Bristol (John Sansom, money)3,30017
Bydeford (Richard Ustick, money)7633
Chester (Mathew Anderton, money)08
ditto (Thomas Tyndall, money)2848
ditto (Edmond Smith, money)45186
Chichester (James Whitwood, money)376110¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks, money)417116
Cowes (Thomas Cole, money)3770
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson, money)5063
Deale (James Smith, money)1,03619
Penryn (Edmond Harry, money)132130
Falmouth (William Pierson, money)46755
ditto ([Ambrose] Thomson and [Richard] Jennings, money)4714
Feversham (Charles Sherman, money)252
ditto (Nicholas Matson, money)15000
Fowey (John Dagg, money)3961310¾
Lancaster (John Foster, money)31711¼
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough, money)9,0269
ditto (Edmond Smith, money)2,621150
Lyme (Peter Southwick, money)9010
Milford (Walter Midleton, money)7,245181
ditto (David Morris, money)42
ditto (Joseph Sewel, money)6119
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme, money)34717
Newcastle (John Pye, money)82818
Newhaven (Edward Man, money)15116
Padstow (Francis Leicester, money)36512
ditto (John Bligh, money)5827
Penzance (Charles Jones, money)370
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton, money)254175
ditto (William Pierson, money)4,06015
Poole (William Jacomb, money)19519
ditto (William Bowles, money)984911¾
Rochester (John Moor, money)1110
Sandwich (Michael Walford, money)4901511
Southampton (Adam de Cardonel, money)778310¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter, money)3762
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson, money)71211
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall, money)11611
ditto (John Fotherby, money)16502
ditto (John Clough, money)159129
ditto (Warwick Arthur, money)1,0479
253,30602
(total Outports 99,955l. 8s. 5¼d.)
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw (bonds)1,18383
Henry Ferne (bonds)234,27477
(total London port 235,457l. 15s. 10d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, bonds)693136
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, bonds)21,817159
Bydiford (Charles Jones, bonds)3,16760
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds)23629
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money).960
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money 1l. 17s. 10½d., bonds 555l. 4s. 0d.)557110½
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, bonds)18,656180
Milford (William Goodacre, bonds)137130
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds)58236
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money)92
Rochester (John Pope, money)71
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money)113
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money)15106
Swanzey (William Gwyn, money)5311
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money)1811110½
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, money)6,53726
and on several late collectors:
Shoreham (John Goldham, money)384
Exeter (Thomas Jans, money)114
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur, money)0100
288,1658
(total Outports 52,707l. 12s. 9¾d.)
for the Impositions from 1 August 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw (bonds)9,736130
Henry Ferne (bonds)110,136193
(total London port 119,873l. 12s. 3d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, bonds).430133
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, bonds)18,515143
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money 491l. 2s. 1d., bonds 2,605l. 9s. 3d.)3,096114
Chester (Joseph Sewel, money 8l. 1s. 10¾d., bonds 600l. 0s. 0d.)608110¾
Exeter (William Chamberlain, bonds)230126
Falmouth (William Pye, money 209l. 2s. 1¾d., bonds 61l. 15s. 0d.)2703
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 282l. 16s. 6½d., bonds 24,506l. 2s. 6d.)24,78819
Lyme (Thomas Jans, bonds)2,95596
Penryn (Ambrose Thomson, bonds)1,184136
Plymouth (David Morris, money 138l. 5s. 5½d., bonds 411l. 5s. 3d.)54910
Whitehaven (Alfred Lawson, bonds)88110
180,5852
(total Outports 60,711l. 10s. 4½d.)
total depending (money 53,902l. 19s. 10¾d., bonds 668,153l. 11s. 6½d.)£722,05611
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 8 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1239 [E351/1239].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 782, ROLL 968 [A.O.1/782/968].
HENRY FERNE, Receiver General and Customs Cashier.
25 December 1711 to 25 December 1712.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining on the foot of the last Accompt none he being in surplusagenil
bonds taken for securing payment as at the foot of the last Accompt345,748311¼
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers and Collectors in London and the Outports:
out of the Imposition on Tobacco which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:£s.d.
the Queen's Remembrancer's Office, being money received on bonds delivered there to be prosecuted278145
several merchants for interest due on their bonds79415
(total London port 1,073l. 10s. 1¾d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)2,8040
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe)14000
Bydiford (Charles Jones)1,977910¼
Chester (Thomas Tyndale, late collector)11120
ditto (Joseph Sewell)5318
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson, late collector)012
Exeter (William Chamberlaine)541710
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough, late collector)500
ditto (Nathaniel Smith)5,07316
Lyme (Peter Southwick, late collector)1912
Milford (David Morris, late collector)00
Padstow (William Taylour)2310
Whitehaven (John Fotherby, late collector)1711
ditto (John Clough, late collector)518
ditto (Alfrid Lawson)1,81283
13,11818
(total Outports 12,045l. 8s. 5½d.)
out of the Imposition on Tobacco which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, in money5,209711½
ditto, in bonds180,039179
several merchants for interest on their bonds61111½
(total London port 185,255l. 17s. 8d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson)57568
Barnstaple (Robert Row)60716
Bydiford (Charles Jones)30000
Chester (Joseph Sewell)116
Exeter (Thomas Jans, late collector)271
ditto (William Chamberlaine)218811
Falmouth (William Pye)2111010¾
Harwich (Jacob Bury)3175
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley)19718
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith)3,2451410½
Lyme (Thomas Jans)2,00000
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson)1,1427
Plymouth (David Morris)1,5931610
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson)1,98915
197,3719
(total Outports 12,115l. 12s. 1¼d.)
out of the said Imposition which commenced 1 August 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, in money1,0660
ditto, in bonds110,136193
(total London port 111,202l. 19s. 11½d.)
Outports:
Exeter (William Chamberlaine)1231110
Falmouth (William Pye)1712
Plymouth (David Morris)266130
111,610177
(total Outports 407l. 17s. 7½d.)
(total Receipts 322,101l. 5s. 11½d.)
total charge and receipts£667,849910¾
Discharge.
Surplusage due on the last Accompt0011¾
repayments: allowance to merchants for debentures on tobacco exported122,40866
ditto for damaged and defective tobacco8,1560
130,564610½
salaries: for clerks employed by Sir John Shaw on the Plantation Receipt30000
to the four Examiners of the Outport Books3000
Robert Shaw, Computer96140
Edward Harley, Auditor, and Arthur Mainwaring, late the other Auditor5000
this Accomptant for extraordinary clerks10000
576140
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer (detailed by dates):
out of the Impositions which determined 31 July 171016,62615
out of the Impositions which determined 31 July 171255,5345
out of the Impositions which commenced 1 August 17121,448184
73,6091811
total payments and allowances£204,7510
and so remains463,0989
against which bonds remaining in the accomptant's hands463,09810
and so the accomptant is in Surplusage013
Declared 24 March 1714.