Declared Accounts
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CCCXVIII-CCCXXV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86028 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 985 [E.351/985].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 640, ROLL 233 [A.O.1/640/233].
William Burnet, Comptroller General of Customs.
25 December 1712 to 25 December 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors upon the end of the last preceding Accompt, in money 53,902 19 10¾
ditto, in bonds 668,153 11
722,056 11
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
for the New Impositions which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Plantation Receipt, in money 42 8 5
ditto, ditto, in bonds 62 10 0
104 18 5
for the New Impositions which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver for Plantation Goods, in money 9,882 13
ditto, ditto, in bonds 141,009 13 0
(total London port 150,892l. 6s. 2½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money 171l. 0s. 8d., bonds 2,648l. 5s. 3d.) 2,819 5 11
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 5,091l. 2s. 9½d., bonds 38,913l. 0s. 6d.) 44,004 3
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money 596l. 9s. 5d., bonds 4,737l. 17s. 3d.) 5,334 6 8
Chester (Joseph Sewell, bonds) 99 9 0
Cowes (John Dale, bonds) 11,988 11 3
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money) 2 16
Exeter (William Chamberlain, bonds) 2,583 14 9
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 47 15 3
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money 207l. 13s. 1d., bonds 2,862l. 14s. 9d.) 3,070 7 10
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 315l. 9s. 2¼d., bonds 24,227l. 1s. 0d.) 24,542 10
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money 64l. 12s. 11¼d., bonds 5,842l. 1s. 9d.) 5,906 14
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money 6l. 1s. 10¾d., bonds 1,935l. 6s. 0d.) 1,941 7 10¾
Penzance (Richard Score, bonds) 2,206 4 6
Plymouth (David Morris, money 391l. 0s. 10½d., bonds 4,615l. 17s. 3d.) 5,006 18
Rochester (John Pope, money) 10 14
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money 79l. 9s., bonds 1,280l. 15s. 6d.) 1,360 4 6
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, bonds) 13,270 9 0
(total Outports 124,195l. 14s. 4¼d.) 275,088 0
total receipts as above 275,192l. 18s. 11¾d.
interest of money due upon bonds:
on accompt of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 (Henry Ferne, Receiver General 37l. 6s. 6d., Bristol 18l. 15s. 11¾d., Leverpoole 115l. 14s. 6¾d.) 171 17
ditto to 31 July 1712 (Henry Ferne 137l. 12s. 5d., Bristol 54l. 13s. 5¾d., Leverpoole 30l. 12s. 5½d.) 212 18
384 15
overpayments, detailed:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710 24,510 1 5
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712 10,206 4
on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 1,784 6 4
36,500 11
total charge and receipts £1,034,134 17
Discharge.
allowances for overpayments on the preceding Accounts, not detailed 36,713 14
money remitted to the Receiver General and Cashier within the time of this accompt 273,090 14 4
money paid for Officers' salaries and Incident Charges:
out of the Impositions to 1 Aug. 1710 43 10
out of the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 1,605 18
1,649 9
repayments on debentures for tobacco exported:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Lancaster 260 1 0
Leverpoole 6,791 0
Whitehaven 3,038 9 3
(total of the above 10,089l. 10s. 5¾d.)
on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
Barnstaple 1,277 19 6
Bristol 18,156 1
Bydiford 3,843 11 3
Cowes 10,650 5 6
Exeter 1,190 11 7
Falmouth 6 19 0
Lancaster 563 5
Leverpoole 11,874 10 6
Lyme 1,459 14
Milford 14 19 9
Penrynn 680 6 3
Plymouth 2,921 0
Weymouth 39 18 0
Whitehaven 7,190 6 0
(total of the above 59,869l. 9s. 0¾d.) 69,958 19
repayments upon certificates of damages and over-entries:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Leverpoole 530 18 3
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Lancaster 33 18 9
Leverpoole 542 5 4
(total of the above 576l. 4s. 1d.)
on the Impositions to 1 August 1712:
Barnstaple 339 13 4
Bristol 2,754 17 6
Bydiford 894 15
Chester 74 8 3
Exeter 165 2
Falmouth 61 5
Lancaster 41 7 0
Leverpoole 612 3
Lyme 1,389 1 5
Penrynn 178 2 6
Plymouth 579 14
Weymouth 63 8 9
Whitehaven 5,130 17 3
(total of the above 12,284l. 16s. 9¾d.) 13,391 19
total payments and allowances £394,804 16 10¼
and so remains 639,330 0
against which depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 110,725 9
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds 34,087 9 5
and on the following late Collectors:
Michael Wicks, Collector, for bonds 26,484 19 10
Richard Hutchinson, late Solicitor of the Customs, for bonds 197 18 2
Thomas Granger, for money 421 11 9
(total London port 171,917l. 8s. 3¼d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 418 18
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 64 16
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 4,217l. 5s. 8d., bonds 8,676l. 15s. 6d.) 12,894 1 2
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money) 964 7 9
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 613 3
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 310 10 8
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 870 18 9
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 223 14
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 2,265l. 11s. 5¾d., bonds 5,097l. 19s. 6d.) 7,363 10 11¾
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 704 0 3
Padstow (William Taylor, money) 2 0 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 269 4
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 254 0 10
Rochester (John Pope, money) 14 19
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 3 8
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 41 19
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money 921l. 9s. 3¾d., bonds 2,013l. 13s. 1¼d.) 2,935 2 5
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton) 83 17
Boston (John Clarke) 60 0 0
Bridgwater (Henry Beaumont) 701 3 5
Bristol (John Sansom) 3,300 17
Bydiford (Richard Ustick) 763 3
Chester (Matthew Anderton) 0 8
ditto (Thomas Tindale) 284 8
ditto (Edmond Smith) 45 18 6
Chichester (James Whitwood) 376 1 10¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 417 11 6
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 377 0
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 506 3
Deale (James Smith) 1,036 19
Falmouth (Edmond Harry) 132 13 0
ditto (William Pierson) 467 5 5
ditto (Ambrose Thompson and Richard Jennings) 47 14
Feversham (Charles Sherman) 2 5 2
ditto (Nicholas Matson) 150 0 0
Fowey (John Dagg) 396 13 10¾
Ilfracomb (John Keir) 198 14 6
Lancaster (John Forster) 3 17 11¼
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 9,026 9
ditto (Edmond Smith) 2,621 15 0
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 90 10
Milford (Walter Middleton) 7,245 18 1
ditto (David Morris) 4 2
ditto (Joseph Sewell) 61 19
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 347 17
Newcastle (John Pye) 828 18
Newhaven (Edward Mann) 151 16
Padstow (Francis Leister) 365 12
ditto (John Bligh) 582 7
Penzance (Charles Jones) 37 0
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 254 17 5
ditto (William Pierson) 4,060 15
Poole (William Jacombe) 195 19
ditto (William Bowles) 984 9 11¾
Rochester (John Moore) 11 10
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 490 15 11
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 778 3 10¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 376 2
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson) 712 1 1
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 116 11
ditto (John Fotherby) 3 14 6
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 1,047 9
239,616 1
(total Outports 67,698l. 13s. 6¼d.)
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 89,224 17 6
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, bonds) 168 15 0
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, bonds) 8,161 4 3
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money 533l. 17s. 4½d., bonds 1,401l. 15s. 0d.) 1,984 12
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 96 19 0
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 96 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 263 2
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, bonds) 6,826 2 0
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds) 512 16 0
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 9 2
Rochester (John Pope, money) 7 1
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 1 13
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 15 10 6
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 5 3 11
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 181 11 10½
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money) 140 15 6
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 1 14
Shoreham (John Goldham) 3 8 4
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur) 0 10 0
(total Outports 18,476l. 2s. 2¼d.) 107,700 19
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver, on Plantation goods in London, for bonds 17,422 3 6
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 170,646 16 7
(total London port 188,069l. 0s. 1d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, bonds) 1,750 2 3
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 346l. 4s. 8½d., bonds 38,815l. 19s. 9d.) 39,162 4
Bydiford (Charles Jones, bonds) 3,610 18 0
Chester (Joseph Sewell, bonds) 337 10 0
Cowes (John Dale, bonds) 1,338 5 9
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, bonds) 1,319 8 5
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 79 5 6
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, bonds) 2,218 16 0
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 190l. 11s. 11d., bonds 34,537l. 16s. 0d.) 34,728 7 11
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money 1,141l. 11s. 11¾d., bonds 1,361l. 9s. 0d.) 2,503 0 11¾
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money 7s. 1¾d., bonds 2,071l. 16s. 3d.) 2,072 3
Penzance (Richard Score, money 62l. 10s., bonds 2,143l. 14s. 6d.) 2,206 4 6
Plymouth (David Morris, money 488l. 4s. 0½d., bonds 1,137l. 10s. 0d.) 1,625 14
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money 39l. 11s. 0d., bonds 1,217l. 6s. 9d.) 1,256 17 9
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, bonds) 9,735 0 3
(total Outports 103,943l. 19s. 2½d.) 292,012 19
total depending (in money 55,719l. 13s. 4¾d., bonds 583,610l. 7s. 4½d.) £639,330 0
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 14 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1240 [E.351/1240].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 783, ROLL 973 [A.O.1/783/973].
HENRY FERNE, RECEIVER GENERAL AND CUSTOMS CASHIER.
25 December 1712 to 25 December 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining on the foot of the last Accompt in money none, the Accomptant being in surplusage nil
bonds taken for securing payment as at the foot of the last Accompt 463,098 10
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers and Collectors in London and the Outports:
out of the Impositions on Tobacco which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:
the Queen's Remembrancer's Office, being money received on bonds delivered there to be prosecuted 575 18
several merchants for interest due on their bonds 37 6 6
(total London port 613l. 5s. 3¼d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 759 9 0
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 470 13 10¾
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 49 9
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 2,721 18 0
Plymouth (David Morris) 33 7
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 400 1
ditto (John Fotherby, late Collector) 117 15
ditto (John Clough, ditto) 159 12 10¼
(total Outports 4,712l. 7s. 1¼d.)
5,325 12
out of ditto which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, in money 42 8 5
ditto, ditto, in bonds 1,245 18 3
several merchants for interest on bonds 127 12 5
(total London port 1,415l. 19s. 1d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 178 16 5
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 16,597 18 1
Bydeford (Charles Jones) 65 16
Falmouth (William Pye) 52 18 0
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 4,165 10 4
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 160 0 0
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 2,974 14
(total Outports 24,195l. 13s. 6d.)
25,611 12 7
out of ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., in money 9,882 13
ditto, in bonds 133,324 2 6
(total London port 143,206l. 15s. 8½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 180 0 0
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 239 1 7
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 150 16 7
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson) 0 2 11½
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 139 8
Falmouth (William Pye) 101 9 8
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 338 4
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 1,565 2
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 3,068 13
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 152 6
Plymouth (David Morris) 430 0 0
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 80 0 0
(total Outports 6,445l. 6s. 5¾d.)
149,652 2
total receipts as above 180,589l. 7s. 1¾d.
money remitted from North Britain, received of Edward Lewis, Customs Cashier there:
for the New Impositions which determined 31 July 1712 300 0
total charge and receipts £643,987 17
Discharge.
Surplusage due on the last Accompt 0 1 3
salaries:
for clerks employed by Sir John Shaw and Charles Shaw, his brother, on the Plantation Receipt 240 16 8
the four Examiners of the Outport Books 30 0 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 25 0 0
this Accomptant, for extraordinary clerks 100 0 0
395 16 8
repayments: allowance to merchants on debentures for tobacco exported:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710 8,941 4
ditto to 31 July 1712 123,785 1 0
ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 44,822 7
(total for tobacco exported 177,548l. 12s. 11d.)
allowance for damaged and defective tobacco:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 66 13 10½
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 4,913 19 11½
out of ditto from1 Aug. 1712 4,316 10 5
(total for damaged etc. tobacco 9,297l. 4s. 3d.) 186,845 17 2
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer, by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 4,279 8 10
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 41,962 1 10
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 39,673 6
85,914 17
money paid into the Exchequer out of money remitted from North Britain 300 0 0
total payments and allowances £273,456 12
and so remains 370,531 4 11¾
whereof in bonds remaining in the Accomptant's hands:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 110,725 9
for ditto to 31 July 1712 89,224 17 6
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 170,646 16 7
370,597 3
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 65 18
Declared 8 February 1715–16. (fn. 1)

Footnotes

1 These Accounts were evidently prepared for Declaration 4 July 1715; both 4 July and 8 February appear as Declaration dates at the foot of the Account but the later date only on the preamble.