Declared Accounts
Lotteries, etc.

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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26: 1712 (1954), pp. CDXIX-CDXXIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85938 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLIONS POUNDS LOTTERY PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1987 [E351/1987].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 18 [A.O.1/1538/18].
SIR JOHN HUMBLE, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10].
Michaelmas 1711 to Michaelmas 1712.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt59500
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in part of 137,400l. for paying Annuities for the year 171087,9117
Easter term, 11 Anne, in full of the same33,176211½
ditto, in further part of 142,200l. for the said service18,112100
(total receipts 139,200l.)
total charge and receipts£139,79500
Discharge.£s.d.
Moneys paid to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets:
for annuities at various rates, 5l. to 1,000l. per an., for 31 years from Mich. 1710, detailed [as for the previous year, Vol. XXV, p. cdli]:
for the half year to Ladyday 17111,05500
for the half year to Michaelmas 171115,57000
for the half year to Ladyday 171213,89000
30,51500
moneys paid to the owners of 144,570 blank tickets for an Annuity of 14s. each per an. for the above term101,19900
salaries:£s.d.
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself, the clerks and other officers there2,887100
John Duncomb, Comptroller of the Accompts, for himself and his clerks437100
this Accomptant, ditto37500
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee15000
3,85000
total payments and allowances£135,56400
and so the Accomptant is Indebted4,23100
Declared 30 June 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION ADVENTURE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2011 [E351/2011].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 56 [A.O.1/1545/56].
CHARLES BLUNT, late Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Lottery for the Year 1711 under the Act 9 Anne [c. 16].
23 January 1711–12 to 29 September 1713.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accompt of this officenil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in part of 200,072l. 15s. 7d. as by the Lord Treasurer's Instrument 23 Jan. 10 Anne36,902157
Easter term, 11 Anne, in full of the same60,00000
ditto, in full of 5,028l. 11s. 2d. for incidents5,028112
Michaelmas term, 11 & 12 Anne in further part of 200,072l. 15s. 7d.81,979186
Easter term, 12 Anne, in full of the same21,19016
ditto in part of 186,770l.88,00000
Interest received on Exchequer bills1520
total charge and receipts£293,11689
Discharge.£s.d.
Money paid towards discharging the Principal money due on the Orders in the first Classis:
towards discharging the large Praemiums or Benefits in the first classis; detailed, one payment of 994l. 7s. 4¾d., one of 500l., thirteen of 200l. each4,0947
towards discharging the Certain Principal Sums belonging to the other tickets in the first Classis; detailed, 312 at 110l. each34,32000
38,4147
money paid within the time of this Accompt for Interest due on the Standing Orders belonging to the several Classes of this lottery:
for interest paid on the Orders in the first Classis, detailed (1,330 tickets)13,00520
ditto in the second Classis, detailed (2,670 tickets)29,53750
ditto in the third Classis, detailed (4,000 tickets)46,49840
ditto in the fourth Classis, detailed (5,340 tickets)64,96326
ditto in the fifth Classis detailed (6,660 tickets)84,06900
238,072136
salaries etc..
44 Managers and Directors of this Lottery, as well as of the One and a Half Million Pounds Lottery, at 114l. 5s. 8½d. each, being part of 200l. each allowed as Managers of both lotteries5,028112
Charles Blunt, this Accomptant at 500l. per an. Xmas 1711 to Mich. 171387500
William Fytche, Comptroller of Accompts; same time87500
the same, for his clerks and for incident expenses45590
7,23402
total payments and allowances£283,721103/4
and so the Accomptant is Indebted9,3957
against which there is craved to be allowed to the Auditor35000
and so the Accomptant is Indebted9,0457
Declared 8 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES: SOUTH SEA STOCK (fn. 1)
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 57 [E351/57]. (fn. 1)
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 28, ROLL 65 [A.O.1/28/65].
JOHN BLUNT, CHARLES BLUNT, GEORGE CASWALL and THOMAS JETT, Receivers of Debentures, Tallies, Orders and other species of the Public Debts, subscribed into the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company.
29 June to 30 July 1711.
Charge.£s.d.
The Principal sums of the Public Debt subscribed into Capital Stock of the South Sea Company:
on Victualling Bills; on the First Subscription 690,777l. 10s. 2d., and on the Second Subscription 199,741l. 1s. 1d.890,518113
on Navy Bills; on the First Subscription 703,270l. 16s. 8d.; and on the Second Subscription 144,555l. 3s. 5d.847,82601
on Transport Debentures; on the First Subscription 223,624l. 19s. 8d., and on the Second Subscription 30,921l. 2s. 2d.254,546110
on Ordnance Debentures; on the First Subscription 6,890l. 0s. 3d., and on the Second Subscription 59,503l. 17s. 7d.66,3931710
General Mortgage Tallies; on the First Subscription 61,560l. 14s. 6d. and on the Second Subscription 883,365l. 16s. 7d.944,926111
Tallies on Coals; on the Second Subscription50000
Army and Transport Debentures; on the First Subscription 303,873l. 9s. 10d. and on the Second Subscription 96,975l. 0s. 8d.400,848106
total charge and receipts£3,405,559127
Discharge.£s.d.
The Principal sums in the several Original Bills, Debentures, Tallies, Orders and other Specialities due to several persons for stores delivered and services performed, which have been subscribed into the Capital Stock of the said Company:
Principal sums on Victualling Bills taken in by John Blunt, detailed, including 2l. 16s. 11d. over-subscribed by persons named, being more than the original Bills delivered up by them890,518113
Navy Bills taken in by Charles Blunt [as in the Charge]847,82601
Transport and Ordnance Debentures, General Mortgage and Coal Tallies taken in by George Caswall [as in the Charge]1,266,366109
Army and Transport Debentures taken in by Thomas Jett [as in the Charge]400,848106
total payments and allowances£3,405,559127
and so these Accomptants are even and Quit.
Auditor's Memorandum. It appears by the Certificates of the Accomptants that no lists of the Public Debts from the several Offices were exhibited to the said Accomptants at the time of taking in the Subscriptions.
Declared 8 May 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES: SOUTH SEA STOCK. (fn. 1)
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 58 [E351/58].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 28, ROLL 66 [A.O.1/28/66].
ROBERT KNIGHT, Receiver of all Bills etc. and other species of Public Debts, subscribed into the Capital Stock of the South Seas Corporation.
22 October 1711 to 1 December 1713.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
The value and amount of Bills, Debentures, Tallies and Orders and the interest thereon to 25 Dec. 1711 subscribed into the Stock of the South Sea Company, etc.:
in the Navy Bills; on the Third Subscription 825,265l. 13s. 5d., on the Fourth ditto 79,232l. 4s. 6d. and on the Fifth ditto 20,337l. 19s.924,8351611
in Victualling Bills; on the Third Subscription 909,585l. 8s. 10d., on the Fourth ditto 35,513l. 15s. 1d. and on the Fifth ditto 11,054l. 7s. 4d.956,153113
in Transport Debentures: on the Third Subscription 270,116l. 13s., on the Fourth ditto 15,731l. 6s. 7d. and on the Fifth ditto 1,719l. 0s. 5d.287,56700
in Ordnance Debentures: on the Third Subscription 115,071l. 16s. 9d., on the Fourth ditto 4,518l. 16s. 11d. and on the Fifth ditto 396l. 12s. 10d.119,98766
in General Mortgage Tallies; on the Third Subscription61,98280
in Tallies on Coals, on the Third Subscription 8,884l. 8s. and on the Fourth ditto 3,252l. 10s. 3d.12,136183
in Army and Transport Debentures issued in the reign of King William III, on the Fourth Subscription 620,751l. 9s. 10d., and on the Fifth in Army Debentures 38,822l. 8s. 3d.659,573181
the Interest of 3,405,559l. 12s. 7d. being the Principal of the several species taken in by John Blunt, Charles Blunt, George Caswall and Thomas Jett, Receivers of the First and Second Subscriptions, which could not be adjusted nor inserted in their Accompt through a want of power in the original Commission, now corrected369,39637
3,391,63327
money subscribed for his then Electoral Highness of Hanover (through Christopher Frederick Kreinberg, his Resident) and the Duke of Zell upon accompt of subsidies for their Troops under the Treaty of 14 May 16969,37500
public money subscribed to the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company:
by Charles Cæsar, Navy Treasurer, on the Third Subscription 288,600l. 7s. 2d., on the Fourth Subscription 1,421,274l. 14s. 4d. and on the Fifth Subscription 571,402l. 7s. 1d.2,281,27787
by Thomas Micklethwaite, Treasurer and Paymaster for Transports, on the Third Subscription 87,000l. and on the Fourth Subscription 3,124l. 18s. 6d.90,124186
2,371,40271
total charge and receipts£5,772,41098
Discharge.
The value of and amount of Original Bills, Debentures, Tallies and Orders delivered up by the Proprietors to the Accomptant and the Interest thereof to 25 Dec. 1711, as also for the Interest of the Principal sums subscribed on the First and Second subscriptions:
in Navy Bills; on the Third Subscription 825,265l. 13s. 5d., on the Fourth Subscription 79,232l. 4s. 6d. and on the Fifth Subscription 20,337l. 19s.924,8351611
in Victualling Bills; on the Third Subscription 909,585l. 8s. 10d., on the Fourth Subscription 35,513l. 15s. 1d., and on the Fifth Subscription 11,054l. 7s. 4d.956,153113
in Transport Debentures; on the Third Subscription 270,116l. 13s., on the Fourth Subscription 15,731l. 6s. 7d., and on the Fifth Subscription 1,719l. 0s. 5d.287,56700
in Ordnance Debentures; on the Third Subscription 115,071l. 16s. 9d., on the Fourth Subscription 4,518l. 16s. 11d. and on the Fifth Subscription 396l. 12s. 10d.119,98766
in General Mortgage Tallies; in Principal Money 56,300l. and in Interest thereupon 5,682l. 8s.61,98280
in Tallies on Coals; on the Third Subscription 8,884l. 8s., on the Fourth Subscription 3,252l. 10s. 3d. (Principal 9,915l. 4s., interest 2,221l. 14s. 3d.)12,136183
in Army and Transport Debentures for service in the reign of King William III on the Fourth Subscription 620,751l. 9s. 10d. and on the Fifth Subscription 38,822l. 8s. 3d.659,573181
the Interest of Principal Sums on the First and Second Subscriptions taken in by John Blunt and others369,39637
3,391,63327
money subscribed as remaining due to King George I, then Elector of Hanover, and to the Duke of Zell9,37500
public money subscribed to the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company:
by Charles Cæsar, Navy Treasurer, on the Third Subscription 288,600l. 7s. 2d., on the Fourth Subscription 1,421,274l. 14s. 4d. and on the Fifth Subscription 571,402l. 7s. 1d.2,281,27787
by Thomas Micklethwaite, Treasurer and Paymaster for Transports, on the Third Subscription 87,000l. and on the Fourth Subscription 3,124l. 18s. 6d.90,124186
2,371,40271
total payments and allowances£5,772,41098
and so the said Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 28 October 1714.

Footnotes

1 See Dr. Shaw's preface to Vol. XXV, pp. xxxiv–liii.
2 The Pipe Office Roll is defective from damp.
3 See Dr. Shaw's preface to Vol. XXV, pp. xxxiv–liii.