Declared Accounts
Customs, Wines and Vinegar

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Wines and Vinegar', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CCCXXV-CCCXXXIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86029 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Customs, Wines and Vinegar

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1016 [E.351/1016].
No Audit Office Roll.
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 at the end of the last Accompt, in money 43,054 19
ditto, in bonds, etc. 30,632 11
73,687 10 8
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
on accompt of the New Impositions on Wines and Vinegar which determined 31 July 1712:
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe) 71 13
Sunderland (William Ettrick) 1 13
73 7
on accompt of ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money 109,771 13 2
ditto, in bonds 4,530 14
(total London port 114,302l. 7s. 7½d.)
Outports:
Arundel (Henry Baker, money) 3 3 10¾
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 59 16
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 51 18
Berwick (George Moore, money) 1 12
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money) 0 12 11¼
Bridgwater (Nicholas Jefferyes, money) 156 2
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 5,241l. 2s. 5½d., bonds 2,940l. 3s. 9¾d.) 8,181 6
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money 226l. 11s. 6½d., bonds 97l. 2s. 11d.) 323 14
Cardigan (Francis Howell, money) 0 19 10¾
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 914 4 10¾
Chichester (Henry Baker, money) 42 3
Cowes (John Dale, money) 40 7 6
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money) 9 9
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 213 2 11¾
Dover (John Ball, money) 547 15 0
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 1,704 14
Falmouth (William Pye, money 165l. 2s. 8¾d., bonds 145l. 14s. 8¼d.) 310 17 5
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money) 7 4 10¼
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, bonds) 3 15
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money) 13 2
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 2,451 7 9
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 0 6
Lanelthy (John Phillips, money) 3 7
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, money 453l. 12s. 9d., bonds 123l. 17s. 3d). 577 10 0
Looe (John Dyer, money) 22 3 11½
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 82 5
Lynn (Henry Hare, money) 2,991 16 11
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 0 10 10½
Minehead (Francis Webber, money 89l. 1s. 5d., bonds 74l. 9s. 9d.) 163 11 2
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money) 292 11
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money 181l. 5s. 9d., bonds 233l. 4s. 1¾d.) 414 9 10¾
Penzance (Richard Score, junior, money) 4 8
Plymouth (David Morris, money 918l. 4s. 8d., bonds 250l. 18s. 4d.) 1,169 3 0
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, money) 102 18
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 1,346 4 11¼
Poulton (William Jennings, money) 55 5 5
Rochester (John Pope, money 324l. 2s. 10¾d., bonds 194l. 5s. 6d.) 518 8
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 96 4 6
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 124 6
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 0 1
Scilley (Francis Ley, money) 108 9 11¼
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money) 122 16
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money) 2,038 7
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money) 5 15 5
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money 46l. 11s. 5¾d., bonds 27l. 19s. 0¾d.) 74 10
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 105 9 10
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money) 191 17 11¼
Wisbeech (Robert Twells, money) 869 16
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 205 7 11¾
141,028 7
(total Outports 26,726l. 0s. 0¼d.)
total due and payable 141,101l. 14s. 8d.
interest received on bonds:
on these Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, on bonds 48 3
ditto, on Transport debentures 212 3 0
(total 260l. 6s. 1½d.)
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 70 1 8
330 7
on these Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General 119 12
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 16 2
Plymouth (David Morris) 10 4 0
145 18
on these Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General 1 7 5
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson) 3 15 10¾
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 1 6
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine) 4 18 10¼
11 8
(total for interest on bonds 487l. 14s. 11¾d.)
overpayments by Collectors, detailed, within the time of this accompt:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710 2,651 6 3
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712 821 17
on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 705 10 8
4,178 14
total charge and receipts £219,455 15 0
Discharge.
money defalked to several Collectors as being overpaid by them 1712 3,309 2
money remitted to the Receiver General within the time of this Accompt 148,604 8 6
money paid for Officers' salaries and Incident Charges 3,241 9
repayments by Collectors to merchants and others upon certificates of damaged goods and over-entries; detailed by Collectors and places:
on this Imposition to 31 July 1712 63 3 11½
on this Imposition from 1 Aug. 1712 1,605 17
1,669 1 3
total payments and allowances £156,824 1
and so remains 62,631 13
against which depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds in their hands:
for arrears of these Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, in bonds 6,880 18 5
ditto, in South Sea Stock 4,243 3
ditto by assignment of a debt from the Board of Green Cloth, the proportion of which applicable to these Impositions being 154 12 11
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds delivered there to be prosecuted 1,576 7
(total London port 12,855l. 1s. 8¾d.)
Outports:
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 21 4 5
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money) 807 5 11½
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 1,066l. 0s. 3d., bonds 1,199l. 17s. 8d.) 2,265 17 11
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 415 11
Chichester (Henry Baker, money) 0 0 10
Dover (John Ball, money) 427 16
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 94 3 10½
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 12 5
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 116 5
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 737 17 11¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 11l. 10s. 1d., bonds 179l. 14s. 7½d). 191 4
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 88 14 7
Minehead (Francis Webber, money) 1 5
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 152 16 8
Penzance (Richard Score, junior, money) 9 3
Rochester (John Pope, money) 56 6
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 671 12 1
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money) 3 2 10
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money) 7 13
Truro (William Jennings, money) 0 5 10
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 3 17 11¾
and on the following late Collectors in money:
Arundel (Nicholas Eveleigh) 23 7 5
Boston (John Butler) 457 10 6
ditto (John Clarke) 224 14 3
ditto (Charles Northcot) 71 11
Bridgwater (Henry Beaumont) 421 16
Bristol (John Sansom) 1,357 6
Bydiford (Richard Ustick) 322 18 7
ditto (John Bolitho) 560 3 11
Carlisle (Joseph Sewell) 9 4
Chichester (James Whitwood) 1,243 10 10
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 283 7 11½
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 719 11
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 156 0 7
Deale (James Smith) 821 11 11¼
ditto (Lancelot Whitehall) 834 13 6
Dover (Richard Breton) 8,020 1
ditto (Robert Breton) 3,170 11 10
Exeter (Charles Orchard) 400 16
Falmouth (William Peirson) 86 1
ditto (Rawleigh Radford) 44 17 1
ditto (Ambrose Thompson and Richard Jennings) 39 7
Feversham (Charles Sherman) 328 2 11¾
ditto (Nicholas Mattson) 1 4 11½
Fowey (John Dagg) 291 7 0
ditto (Thomas Bulley) 1 3 4
Harwich (Mark Wildbore) 7 6 11
ditto (Robert Meadows) 8 4
Ilfracomb (John Keir) 1 0 0
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgman) 8 14 9
Leverpoole (Edmond Smith) 387 9
Milford (Walter Middleton) 1,051 18
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 30 4
Padstow (Francis Leister) 1 10
ditto (Charles Anderton) 1 3 0
Penrynn (Edmond Harry) 127 15
Penzance (John Williams) 539 5
ditto (Charles Jones) 39 11
Poole (William Bowles) 47 3 4
ditto (George Savile) 405 14
ditto (William Chamberlaine) 65 4 11¼
Portsmouth (John Weaver) 930 6 3
Rochester (John Moore) 210 3 0
Rye (Francis Lightfoot) 90 9
ditto (Robert Manley) 181 9
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 957 10
Scarborough (John Bains) 0 1 8
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 2,208 5
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 665 15 5
ditto (Matthew Seys) 85 11
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson) 189 15
Whitby (Gerrard Fox) 73 19 6
Whitehaven (Joseph Sewell) 26 6 6
ditto (Richard Marshall) 31 12 9
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 18 5
Yarmouth (Thomas Clarke) 255 9
(total Outports 34,623l. 5s. 10¾d.)
47,478 7
for arrears of these Impositions to 31 July 1712:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 232 16
Outports:
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money) 397 3 10
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money) 90 5 5
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money) 115 15
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 86 3
Chichester (Henry Baker, money) 2 15
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 19 7
Dover (John Ball, money) 44 4 7
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 642 16 9
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 22 14
Feversham (John Smalman, money) 2 11 7
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money) 15 3 11¼
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 0 0 4
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 79l. 4s. 8d., bonds 1,167l. 1s. 6¾d.) 1,246 6
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 46 4 11
Minehead (Francis Webber, money) 153 0
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money) 1 10
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 11 8
Plymouth (David Morris, money 104l. 14s. 6d., bonds 116l. 11s. 6d.) 221 6 0
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, money) 311 8
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 79 17
Rochester (John Pope, money) 37 12 10¼
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 132 19 8
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 0 18
Scilley (Francis Ley, money) 4 5
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money) 167 13
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money) 22 9
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money) 1 13
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money 20l. 9s. 8½d., bonds 1l. 12s. 4½d.) 22 2 1
Truro (William Jennings, money) 158 3
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 142 9 10¼
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 95 6 5
and on the following late Collectors in money:
Aberdovey (John Bevan) 9 8
Cowes (John Cole) 50 15
Falmouth (Ambrose Thompson and Richard Jennings) 40 14
Fowey (Thomas Bulley) 58 13
ditto (Thomas Jans) 4 5 10¼
Poole (William Chamberlaine) 4 11 7
Shoreham (John Goldham) 0 2
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur) 145 16
4,843 3
(total Outports 4,610l. 7s. 3¾d.)
for arrears of these Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, for money 8 13
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 3,303 18 11
(total London port 3,312l. 12s. 4½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 39 6
Berwick (George Moore, money) 3 12
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money) 0 7
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money 1,970l. 4s. 3¼d., bonds 1,617l. 13s. 0½d.) 3,587 17
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money) 276 12
Cardigan (Francis Howell, money) 0 19 10¾
Chichester (Henry Baker, money) 7 13 10
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money) 0 0
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 49 4
Dover (John Ball, money) 18 0 9
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 326 11
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 26 18
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, bonds) 3 15
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 15 2
Lanelthy (John Phillips, money) 3 7
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money) 72l. 5s. 10¾d., bonds 123l. 17s. 3d.) 196 3
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 44 2 11¼
Lynn (Henry Hare, money) 357 2 5
Minehead (Francis Webber, money 27l. 18s. 5½d., bonds 113l. 6s. 10½d.) 141 5 4
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money) 25 16
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money 16l. 13s. 11½d., bonds 171l. 14s. 10¼d.) 188 8
Penzance (Richard Score, junior, money) 4 8
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 240 0 2
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 279 16
Rochester (John Pope, money 96l. 15s. 11½d., bonds 194l. 5s. 6d.) 291 1
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 96 4 6
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 15 3
Scilley (Francis Ley, money) 114 4
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money) 122 16
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money) 12 10
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money 46l. 11s. 5¾d., bonds 27l. 19s. 0¾d.) 74 10
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 14 11 2
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money) 63 18
Wisbeech (Robert Twells, money) 156 16
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money) 0 3 10½
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 197 11 11½
Fowey (Thomas Jans, money) 1 4 10½
(total Outports 6,997l. 10s. 0d.)
10,310 2
total depending £62,631 13
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 14 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: WINES AND VINEGAR: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1175 [E.351/1175].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 783, ROLL 972 [A.O.1/783/972]. (fn. 1)
Henry Ferne, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
25 December 1712 to 25 December 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the foot of the last Accompt in money none, he being in surplusage nil
bonds remaining in the Accomptant's hands for securing the Duties on Wines etc.:
for the Duties to 31 July 1710 10,468 4
for ditto to 31 July 1712 6,338 12 5
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 1,935 10 11
likewise in South Sea Stock, formerly Transport debentures 4,243 3
22,985 11
Receipts: sums received of the several Receivers and Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
for the Impositions on Wines and Vinegar which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:
sundry merchants, for interest on their bonds 48 3
the Paymaster of the Interest on Army and Transport debentures for interest on the above Transport debentures 212 3 0
(total London port 260l. 6s. 1½d.)
Outports:
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 100 1 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 6 5
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 425 0 0
Plymouth (David Morris) 122 10
Bristoll (John Sansom, late Collector) 4,533 10
Lynn (John Kent, ditto) 154 11
Plymouth (William Pierson, ditto) 96 15 6
(total Outports 5,438l. 14s. 10¼d.)
5,699 0 11¾
for ditto which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
sundry merchants, for interest on their bonds 119 12
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 160 14
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 1,240 8
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 562 11
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 2 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 51 15
Lynn (Henry Hare) 682 19
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 129 12 2
Plymouth (David Morris) 78 9 9
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 332 3 4
(total Outports 3,240l. 14s. 0¾d.)
3,360 6 2
for ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, in money 109,763 0 0
ditto, in bonds 4,530 14
sundry merchants for interest on bonds 1 7 5
(total London port 114,295l. 1s. 10½d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 14 19
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 4,918 0 10
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 100 0 0
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 343 16 6
Chichester (Henry Baker) 33 11 4
Cowes (John Dale) 30 0 0
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson) 2 6
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe) 60 13 10¼
Dover (John Ball) 494 3
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 1,221 15 1
Falmouth (William Pye) 76 4
Fowey (Charles Lamb) 1 6
Harwich (Jacob Bury) 13 7 10¼
Hull (Hugh Mason) 2,162 7 2
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 0 6
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 438 9 2
Looe (John Dyer) 22 3 11½
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 42 9 0
Lynn (Henry Hare) 2,553 1
Minehead (Francis Webber) 85 0 0
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson) 250 0 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 195 7
Plymouth (David Morris) 860 1
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine) 8 15 10
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks) 1,115 17 5
Rochester (John Pope) 25 0 0
Southampton (Francis Metcalfe) 1,111 4
Stockton (Thomas Lowson) 5 15 5
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 89 4 1
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 98 12 0
Wisbech (Robert Twells) 705 16
(total Outports 17,079l. 18s. 2¾d.)
131,375 0
total receipts as above 140,434l. 7s. 3d.
money remitted to the Accomptant by Edward Lewis, Cashier of the Customs etc., in North Britain for the New Impositions on Wine and Vinegar:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 122 15
for the ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 4,583 17 6
4,706 12 11½
total charge and receipts £168,126 11
Discharge.
Surplusage as on the foot of the last accompt 0 1
bonds cancelled and discharged (upon assignment of a debt due to John Chaigneau, merchant, from the Board of Green Cloth) 1,060 2
repayments to merchants for damaged, over entered and defective Wines and Vinegar:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 761 8
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 553 16
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 311 11
1,626 16 11½
fees and salaries:
allowance for extraordinary clerks 50 0 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 25 0 0
the four Examiners of the Outport Books 30 0 0
105 0 0
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 7,310 3 7
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 8,912 5
out of ditto to 1 Aug. 1712 129,665 0
145,887 9 9
money paid into the Exchequer out of money remitted from North Britain on account of the New Impositions on Wine and Vinegar:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1712 122 15
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 4,583 17 6
4,706 12 11½
total payments and allowances £153,386 3 9
and so remains 14,740 7
whereof in South Sea Stock and bonds in the hands of the Accomptant:
in bonds for payment of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 6,880 18 5
ditto for payment of ditto to 31 July 1712 232 16
ditto for payment of ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 3,303 18 11
and in South Sea Stock, formerly Transport debentures 4,243 3
the proportion of an Assignment of debt from John Chaigneau which is applicable to these Impositions to 31 July 1710 154 12 11
£14,815 9 10¾
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 75 2
Declared 8 February, 1715–16 (fn. 2)

Footnotes

1 Defective in right hand margin.
2 see note on p. cccxxv.