Declared Accounts
Exchequer Bills

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William A. Shaw (editor)

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'Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 26: 1712 (1954), pp. CDXXV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85939 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1279 [E351/1279].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 19 [A.O.1/868/19].
LIONEL HERNE AND SAMUEL EDWARDS: Accompt of the Money by them received to discharge the Interest on Exchequer Bills.
Michaelmas 1711 to Michaelmas 1712.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands upon the end of their last Accompt3,4941
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 10 & 11 Anne, in part of 70,000l. for paying interest on Exchequer bills at 2d. per 100l. per diem30,00000
Easter term, 11 Anne, in further part of the same20,00000
50,00000
Surcharge of money received for interest on Exchequer bills while they remained in the Accomptants' hands4000
total charge and receipts£53,5341
Discharge.
Money paid for interest on Exchequer bills paid into the Tellers of the Exchequer and Bank of England (detailed)52,94110
salary: these Accomptants for themselves and clerks and for incident expenses50000
Exchequer fees etc. (including 40l. to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee)62196
total payments and allowances£53,50410
and so these Accomptants are Indebted29117
Declared 12 August 1714.
The corresponding Accounts for former years have been omitted as of insufficient interest and importance to justify publication.