Declared Accounts
Customs, Silks and Linens

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Silks and Linens', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CCCXXXIV-CCCXLII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86030 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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Customs, Silks and Linens

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: SILKS AND LINENS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1045 [E.351/1045].
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 640, ROLL 232 [A.O.1/640/232].
William Burnet, Comptroller General of the 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 61,263 1 10¾
ditto, in bonds 1,755 10 11
63,018 12
Receipts: money due and payable, received or secured within the time of this Accompt:
for the Impositions which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver, on the Grand Receipt, for money 906 10
for the Impositions which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, on the Grand Receipt, in money 5,231 18 4
ditto, ditto, in bonds 619 8 8
(total London port 5,851l. 7s. 0d.)
Outports:
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money) 8 16
5,860 3
for the Impositions which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, on the Grand Receipt, in money 89,711 13 11
ditto, ditto, in bonds 80,969 13 6
(total London port 170,681l. 7s. 5d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money 53l. 3s. 10¼d., bonds 18l. 10s. 0d.) 71 13 10¼
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 15 14
Berwick (George Moore, money) 153 16
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money) 34 7
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money) 205 6
Bridlington (John Bower, money) 92 9
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money) 7,198 12 10¼
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money) 79 7 11¾
Cardigan (Francis Howell, money) 0 4
Carlisle (Richard Gibson, money) 10 6 3
Chepstow (Walter Aldey, money) 61 4
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 56 0
Chichester (Henry Baker, money) 17 7
Colchester (James Bruce, money) 76 16
Cowes (John Dale, money 301l. 5s. 7½d., bonds 122l. 17s. 6¼d.) 424 3
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money) 92 12
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 20 4 2
Dover (John Ball, money) 55 12
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 1,888 14
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 36 4
Feversham (John Smalman, money) 25 12
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money) 32 3
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money 3l. 0s. 8d., bonds 17l. 10s. 0d.) 20 10 8
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money) 58 0
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 4,915 13 5
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money) 300 17 3
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 46 5
Lanelthy (John Phillips, money) 0 11
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money) 1,690 7 10¾
Looe (John Dyer, money) 0 17
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 26 12 8
Lynn (Henry Hare, money) 1,674 0
Malden (Peter Robjent, money) 20 15 8
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 9 1 8
Minehead (Francis Webber, money) 56 0
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money) 2,649 11 0
Newhaven (Alexander Shoebridge, money) 17 17
Padstow (William Taylor, money) 56 17
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 347 13 10¾
Penzance (Richard Score, money) 33 19 11¾
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 1,263 17
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, money) 34 1
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 1,154 17 1
Poulton (William Jennings, money) 6 8
Rochester (John Pope, money) 841 9
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 20 5
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 29 15 10¼
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 185 15 9
Scarborough (Richard Wilson, money) 67 9
ditto (Timothy Fish, money) 6 9
Scilley (Francis Ley, money) 43 1
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money) 26 1
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe, money) 258 2 4
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money) 595 2 0
Southwold (Edward Davies, money) 9 3 11
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money) 140 11 9
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 2 18
Truro (Richard Jennings, money) 54 18 10½
Wells (John Keene, money) 241 0 10¼
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 212 10 9
Whitby (Leonard Pinkney and Richard Braithwaite, money) 33 6 10¼
ditto (Hamlett Woods, money) 0 4
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money) 146 5
Wisbech (Robert Twells, money) 85 4
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money) 5 10
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 831 15
(total Outports 28,870l. 19s. 9d.)
199,552 7 2
total receipts as above 206,319l. 1s. 0¼d.
overpayments by Collectors, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 1,868 19 3
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 842 4
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 838 18 2
3,550 1 10½
total charge and receipts £272,887 15
Discharge.
Overpayments by Collectors on their preceding Accompts 3,509 14 11
money remitted to the Receiver General and accompted for in his Cash Accompt 158,020 3
repayments upon debentures for silks and linens exported, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 (Bristol) 13 15
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 (London, Leverpoole, Southampton, Whitehaven) 3,211 19
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 36,711 12 2
39,937 7
repayments upon certificates of goods, damaged, over-entered or defective, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712 (Leverpoole, Southampton) 1 5 8
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 279 7
280 13
money paid for Officers' salaries and Incident Charges:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1712 18 5 10
out of the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 6,406 17 4
6,425 3 2
total payments and allowances £208,173 2
and so remains 64,714 13
against which depending on the several Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds at Xmas 1713:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
the King's Remembrancer's Office for bonds delivered there to be prosecuted 7 3 10
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 15 14
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 22 16 7
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money) 0 5 8
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, bonds) 350 14 10½
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money) 0 1 11¾
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 0 0
Colchester (James Bruce, money) 42 14
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 33 13
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money) 11 13
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 459 14
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 16 2
Malden (Peter Robjent, money) 1 9 1
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 6 4 10½
Minehead (Francis Webber, money) 29 17 6
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money) 26 5 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 0 8
Penzance (Richard Score, money) 0 6 4
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 79 1 11½
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 77 6 5
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 174 14
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money) 227 1
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 29 12
Truro (Richard Jennings, money) 51 19
Whitby (George Trotter, money) 8 12 9
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 97 16
and on the following late Collectors in money:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton) 261 7
Berwick (James Howard) 374 0
Boston (John Butler) 158 5
ditto (John Clark) 780 13 10
ditto (Charles Northcote) 46 6
Bristol (John Dutton-Colt) 15,362 15
ditto (John Sansome) 5,102 0 11¼
Bydiford (Richard Ustick) 245 0 11
ditto (John Bolitho) 426 11 10¼
Carlisle (William Christian) 211 11
Chester (Matthew Anderton) 11 5
ditto (Thomas Tyndale) 122 10 2
Chichester (James Whitewood) 739 15
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 368 13
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 465 7
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 261 9
Deale (James Smith) 151 2
ditto (Lancelot Whitehall) 67 4 10½
Dover (Richard Bretton) 2,726 13 1
Exeter (Charles Orchard) 1,225 7
Falmouth (George Sprye) 213 7
ditto (William Peirson) 65 15
ditto (Rawleigh Radford) 89 5
ditto (Ambrose Thompson and Richard Jennings) 27 18
Feversham (Charles Sherman) 230 13 8
ditto (Nicholas Matson) 46 16
Fowey (John Dagg) 89 6
Harwich (Mark Wildbore) 50 19 0
ditto (Robert Meadows) 2,116 15
Ipswich (Thomas Bridgman) 111 19 5
ditto (Benjamin Huggins) 2 11
ditto (John Knackstone) 10 18
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 277 13 10¼
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 4 9
Lynn (Robert Thorowgood) 32 4
ditto (Robert Twells) 0 7 0
Milford (Walter Middleton) 793 17 4
ditto (Joseph Sewell) 11 9
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 965 9 6
Newcastle (John Pye) 1,923 15 11½
ditto (Sir Thomas Dolman) 0 0
Padstow (Francis Leister) 140 3
ditto (John Bligh) 20 7
Penrynn (Edmond Harry) 36 2 11¼
ditto (Sidney Bligh) 113 6
Penzance (John Williams) 674 12 1
ditto (Charles Jones) 44 2 4
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 5,364 13
ditto (William Peirson) 447 4
Poole (William Jacomb) 20 9
ditto (William Bowles) 94 9 4
ditto (George Savile) 266 8
ditto (William Chamberlaine) 72 12
Portsmouth (John Weaver) 310 17
Rochester (John Moore) 702 12
Rye (Francis Lightfoot) 48 17
ditto (Robert Manley) 54 5
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 1,169 1 4
Scarborough (John Baines) 4 15 7
Shoreham (Abraham Aldersey) 2 10
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 1,853 17
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 529 6
ditto (Matthew Seys) 332 5
Truro (Nicholas Sanders) 309 18 11¾
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson) 105 7
Whitby (Gerrard Fox) 327 5
ditto (George Macey) 56 3
ditto (James Sedgwick) 64 12 6
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 44 4
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 4 0
Yarmouth (Thomas Clark) 32 10
51,192 15 5
for the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Aldeburgh (James Syred, money) 0 12
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 35 1
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 6 1
Berwick (George Moore, money) 3 12
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money) 0 13 11
Boston (Samuel Oldfield, money) 254 12
Bridlington (John Bower, money) 100 19 8
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money) 403 9
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, money) 0 0
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 6 12
Dover (John Ball, money) 47 19
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 301 0
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 3 6
Gloucester (Richard Cossley, money) 8 15 10
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money) 19 7 11½
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money) 0 4
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 0 0
Looe (John Dyer, money) 1 18
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 12 1
Lynn (Henry Hare, money) 543 17
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 45 7
Newcastle (Anthony Isaacson, money) 369 8
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 0 0 11½
Poulton (William Jennings, money) 3 0 11¼
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 10 7 7
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 3 8
Scilley (Francis Ley, money) 0 10
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money) 55 2
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money) 175 10
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money) 124 1
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 12 15
Wells (John Keen, money) 3 7
Whitby (George Trotter, money) 699 6
Woodbridge (Oliver Newby, money) 22 0 6
and on the following late Collectors in money:
Aberdovey (John Bevan) 0 9
Bridgwater (William Cornish) 34 14
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 2 2
Fowey (Thomas Bulley) 23 8
ditto (Thomas Jans) 0 6
Leverpoole (Edmond Smith) 59 7 2
Padstow (John Bligh) 7 18 7
Sandwich (John Ball) 49 12
Scarborough (John Baines) 97 13
Wells (Alexander Middleton) 65 5
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur) 18 2 10
ditto (Richard Gibson) 50 10
3,684 7
for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712:
London (Sir John Shaw, bonds) 1,428 10 9
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money 6l. 16s. 10¾d., bonds 18l. 10s.) 25 6 10¾
Berwick (George Moore, money) 114 15
Blackney (Thomas Shorting, money) 0 1
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, money) 1,298 1 7
Bydiford (Charles Jones, money) 21 1
Cardigan (Francis Howell, money) 0 4
Carlisle (Richard Gibson, money) 1 17 6
Chepstow (Walter Aldey, money) 61 4
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 49 7
Chichester (Henry Baker, money) 0 9
Cowes (John Dale, money) 147 4 3
Deale (Salathiel Rolfe, money) 0 1
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 452 2
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 29 6
Fowey (Charles Lamb, money) 1 1
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 17 10 0
Harwich (Jacob Bury, money) 4 5
Hull (Hugh Mason, money) 291 11
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby, money) 96 0 10¼
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 40 19
Lanelthy (John Phillips, money) 0 11
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money) 555 11
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 1 12 8
Lynn (Henry Hare, money) 2,641 10
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 0 0
Newhaven (Alexander Shoebridge, money) 0 3
Padstow (William Taylor, money) 0 0 7
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 91 9
Penzance (Richard Score, money) 33 19 11¾
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 439 13 10¾
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, money) 12 5
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 471 10
Rochester (John Pope, money) 149 2
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 20 5
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 14 10
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 0 0
Scarborough (Richard Wilson, money) 67 9
Scilley (Francis Ley, money) 43 1
Shoreham (Thomas Brigden, money) 26 1
Stockton (Thomas Lowson, money) 27 19 0
Sunderland (William Ettrick, money) 11 1
Truro (Richard Jennings, money) 2 12 5
Wells (John Keene, money) 16 12
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 110 0 3
Whitby (George Trotter, money) 145 2
ditto (Leonard Pinckney and Richard Braithwaite, money) 19 19 11½
Wisbech (Robert Twells, money) 64 5
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore, money) 742 11
Scarborough (John Baines, late Collector, money) 47 4
9,837 10
total depending (money 62,892l. 3s. 9¾d., bonds 1,822l. 9s. 5½d.) £64,714 13
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 14 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: SILKS AND LINENS: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1207 [E.351/207].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 783, ROLL 971 [A.O.1/783/971].
Henry Ferne, Receiver General and Customs Cashier.
25 December 1712 to 25 December 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the foot of the last Accompt none, the Accomptant being in Surplusage nil
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt:
for the New Impositions on Silks and Linen which determined 31 July 1710:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, on the Grand Receipt 906 10
Outports
Plymouth (William Pierson, late Collector) 143 3 11¾
1,049 14
for ditto which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., on the Grand Receipt 3,050 7 2
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 20 0 0
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 267 13
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 77 1
Cowes (John Dale) 35 13
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 0 10
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 1 3
Plymouth (David Morris) 26 4
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 20 7 0
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 100 0 0
(total Outports 548l. 14s. 6¾d.)
3,599 1
for ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1712:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., on the Grand Receipt 135,087 18 8
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 173 3
Bridlington (John Bower) 80 10 7
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 5,850 8 11½
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 230 8
Carlisle (Richard Gibson) 8 8 9
Chichester (Henry Baker) 16 18
Cowes (John Dale) 25 0 0
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson) 10 9
Dover (John Ball) 25 12 10¾
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 1,190 17 10
Falmouth (William Pye) 36 11 9
Feversham (John Smallman) 25 12
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 3 0 8
Harwich (Jacob Bury) 111 12
Hull (Hugh Mason) 3,455 14
Ipswich (Samuel Kettilby) 169 14
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 0 0
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 1,228 10 0
Looe (John Dyer) 1 12
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 25 0 0
Maldon (Peter Robjent) 20 15 8
Minehead (Francis Webber) 140 0 0
Newcastle (Anthony Isaackson) 2,260 7
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 248 9
Plymouth (David Morris) 106 9 0
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine) 8 15 10
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks) 825 1 10
Rochester (John Pope) 533 0 0
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 98 13
Southampton (Francis Medcalfe) 137 18
Stockton (Thomas Lowson) 657 7 9
Southwold (Edward Davis) 7 14
Sunderland (William Ettrick) 0 7
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 27 6 0
Whitby (Leonard Pinckney and Richard Brathwaite) 13 6 10¾
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 152 1 0
Wisbech (Robert Twells) 21 2 0
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 355 4 0
(total Outports 18,283l. 9s. 3¾d.)
153,371 7 11¾
total receipts as above 158,020l. 3s. 9¾d.
money remitted to this Accomptant by Edward Lewis, Cashier of Customs in Scotland, on accompt of the New Impositions on Silks and Linen 1,938 7
total charge and receipts £159,958 11
Discharge.
Surplusage on the foot of the last Accompt 0 1 6
money paid on debentures for goods exported and [on] certificates of damaged goods and over entries on debentures for goods exported:
on the Duty to 31 July 1710 988 18 11¼
on the Duty to 31 July 1712 1,979 11
on the Duty from 1 Aug. 1712 28,212 11
31,181 1 6
on certificates of damaged goods and over entries:
out of the Duty to 31 July 1712 19 7 3
out of the Duty from 1 Aug. 1712 390 2 10½
409 10
total repayments as above 31,590l. 11s. 7½d.
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 10 0 0
85 0 0
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 60 15 2
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 1,600 2 11½
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 124,758 14
126,419 12 6
money paid into the Exchequer on accompt of money remitted from North Britain for the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1712 1,938 7 8
total payments and allowances £160,033 13
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 75 1 10
Declared 8 February 1715–16. (fn. 1)

Footnotes

1 see note on p. cccxxv.