Declared Accounts
Stamp Duties

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'Declared Accounts: Stamp Duties', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CCCLXXXVI-CCCXCIX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86035 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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Stamp Duties

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: REVENUE: STAMP DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2927 [E351/2927].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2175, ROLL 155 [A.O.1/2175/155].
William Ashurst, Comptroller and Accomptant General of the Duties on Stampt Vellom, Parchment and Paper.
2 August 1712 to 1 August 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of several persons particularly named on the foot of the last General Accompt 76,191 13 5
Receipts: money due and payable for the several Duties on Stampt Vellom, Parchment and Paper, Cards and Dice etc. in the year ending 1 Aug. 1713:
for Stamps put upon Vellom, Parchment and Paper paid for and delivered out at the Head Office in London:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 28,995 4 11
on the Additional Duty 25,823 13 10
on the New Duty 1711 on Stampt Vellom etc., and on Cards and Dice 3,215 10 2
on the New Duty 1712 on several kinds of Stampt Vellom, Parchment etc., and on Printed Papers, Pamphlets and Advertisements 8,831 3
on the New Duty on policies of Insurance 1,989 19 8
68,855 12
for Stamps put upon Vellom, Parchment and Paper delivered for the supply of the Warehouse-keeper of Stampt Goods:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 17,708 7 4
on the Additional Duty 14,972 7 4
on the New Duty [1711] 6,427 1 4
on the New Duty [1712] 6,103 5 7
45,211 1 7
for the Duty on Dice marked this year; on the New Duty 1711, viz. on 662 pair at 5s. a pair 165l. 10s. and 292 pair stock in hand at 6d. a pair 7l. 6s. 172 16 0
for the Duty on Almanacks; on the New Duty 1711:
for the Company of Stationers 1,744 11 8
for George Parker 25 0 0
1,769 11 8
for the Duty on Pamphlets and Advertisements; on the New Duty 1712:
pamphlets at 2s. a sheet 133 5 0
advertisements at 1s. each 911 16 0
1,045 1 0
for the Duties arising on Entries made by the Secondaries, Town Clerks and other Law Officers:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 327 14 6
and on the Additional Duty 327 14 6
655 9 0
for the Duty on Deeds etc. executed before the Stamp was impressed thereon:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 10 0 0
on the Additional Duty 10 0 0
on the New Duty 1712 15 0 0
35 0 0
for the value of parchment, paper and prints provided for furnishing the country and lodged with the Warehouse-keeper of Unstamped Goods, together with the discount allowed by the Stationers:
for parchment etc. received from the Stationers:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 2,643 14
on the New Duty 1711 79 7
on the New Duty 1712, etc. 516 2
3,239 4
for the profit arising by discount thereon:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 1,041 8
on the New Duty 1711 49 9
on the New Duty 1712 201 15 11¾
1,292 13 10½
for ditto by discount allowed by the Stationers:
on 97l. 12s. on the Third Continued Duty 29 5
and on 32l. 1s. 8d. on the New Duty 1712 9 12 6
38 18
(total for furnishing the Country as above 4,570l. 16s. 4¼d.)
and for the profit arising by advancement of the prices of parchment in the hands of the Warehouse-keepers occasioned by the Duty:
on parchment returned from several distributors on the Third Continued Duty to the Warehouse-keeper of the Stampt Goods 0 17 11¾
on parchment in the Warehouse of Stampt Goods:
on the Third Continued Duty 92 1 9
on the New Duty 1711 3 10
on the New Duty 1712 11 11 9
(total 107l. 4s. 2½d.)
on parchment in the Warehouse of Unstampt Goods:
on the Third Continued Duty 76 17
on the New Duty 1711 5 19 6
on the New Duty 1712 21 18
(total 104l. 16s. 0d.)
212 18
total for the Duties as above 122,528l. 5s. 11d.
a charge omitted in the year 1712 for a label for cards 0 0 6
money surcharged on Major Carpender, Entering Clerk of the New Duties on Cards and Dice, on the New Duty 1711, arising by the Duty of ½d. a pack of cards stock in hand 70 7
an overpayment (by William Loveday, distributor for Worcestershire) on the Second Continued Duty transferred to the Third Continued Duty 54 1 0
overpayments on the Duties on Stampt Vellum etc., detailed by distributors and places 314 0 11¾
money due and payable for the rates upon monies given with Clerks and Apprentices:
on the Duty of 6d. in the 1l. on sums of 50l. or under (Head Office 817l. 13s. 2½d. and Country Collections 560l. 1s. 111½d.) 1,377 14 45½
on the Duty of 1s. in the 1l. on sums exceeding 50l. (Head Office 1,940l. 1s. 1d., Country Collections 474l. 4s. 10½d.) 2,414 5 11½
3,792 0 311½
overpayments on the Rates upon monies given with Clerks and Apprentices, detailed by Collectors and places 35 2
total charge and receipts £202,985 11 1011½
Discharge.
Money accompted for in the Cash Accompt of the Stamp Duties for this year:
money paid into the Exchequer:
on the First Continued Duty 19 17 0
on the Second Continued Duty 90 9
on the Third Continued Duty 36,866 6 7
on the Additional Duty 37,395 8
on the New Duty 1711 7,657 17 0
on the New Duty 1712 9,535 7 5
on the New Duty of Policies of Insurance 1,918 9 0
93,483 15 3
salaries of the Commissioners and other officers of the Head Office in London 4,679 14 6
rent of the Head Office 160 0 0
necessary and incident charges of the Head Office:
on the First Continued Duty 0 3 0
on the Second Continued Duty 0 9
on the Third Continued Duty 1,115 3 4
on the Additional Duty 19 1 8
on the New Duty 1711 797 8 10
on the New Duty 1712 545 9
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 17 14 6
2,495 9
money paid for salaries to the Officers:
of the New Duty 1711 894 8 5
ditto of the New Duty 1712 213 10 2
1,107 18 7
for parchment, paper and prints bought by the Commissioners to be stampt for furnishing the Country:
on the Third Continued Duty 3,108 9
on the New Duty 1711 120 5
on the New Duty 1712 542 12
3,771 7
discount for prompt payment at the Head Office:
on the Third Continued Duty 736 2 7
on the Additional Duty 646 14
on the New Duty 1711 80 11
on the New Duty 1712 221 9
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 53 16 2
1,738 13
poundage allowed to sundry Law Officers:
on the Third Continued Duty 26 3 11½
on the Additional Duty 26 3 11½
52 7 11
and for the Auditors' fee: for auditing Cash and General Accompts 190 0 0
total accompted for in the Cash Accompt as above 107,679l. 6s. 7¾d.
money overpaid in the preceding General Accompt 199 9
allowances to Distributors etc.:
money discounted by Robert Isaacson, Distributor for London; on the Third Continued Duty 9s., on the Additional Duty 9s., and on the New Duty 1712 6s. 1 4 0
poundage allowed the several Distributors at 18d. per 1l.; on the First Continued Duty 1l. 12s. 5d., on the Second Continued Duty 7l. 7s. 5d., on the Third Continued Duty 1,413l. 18s. 6¾d., on the Additional Duty 960l. 4s. 8d. 2,383 3
for the monies paid by the several Distributors for necessary and incident charges for carriage of stampt paper etc.; on the Third Continued Duty 247l. 17s. 1¼d.; on the Additional Duty 31l. 19s., and on the New Duty 1711 10l. 11s. 4½d. 290 7
on the New Duty 1711 for Almanacks cancelled; allowed the Company of Stationers 489 18 0
to Maj. Carpender, Entering Clerk of the Duties on Cards etc., on the New Duty 1711 for labels at ½d. a pack affixed to cards that were stock in hand; in the Receiver General's Accompt to 1 Aug. 1712 1,001l. 17s. 3½d., ditto to 1 Aug. 1713 70l. 7s. 6½d. 1,072 4 10
4,236 17
an overpayment on the Second Continued Duty transferred to the Third Continued Duty (vide supra) 54 1 0
money accompted for in the Cash Accompt of the Duties on Clerks and Apprentices:
money paid into the Exchequer 3,547 5 10
necessary and incident charges 178 16 4
3,726 2 2
poundage to the Collectors of the Duties on Clerks and Apprentices at 12d. per 1l. 50 18 11¼
money overpaid on the preceding General Accompt of the said Duties 22 0
total payments and allowances £115,968 15 11½
and so remains 87,016 15 116½
against which depending on the several Warehouse-keepers, Distributors and others for so much in their hands in stamped parchment and paper or in money or bonds:
upon the Warehouse-keepers:
Charles Howland, Warehouse-keeper of Unstamped Goods, for unstampt goods in his hands:
on the Third Continued Duty 1,072 13 8
on the New Duty 1711 150 3
and on the New Duty 1712 245 4
1,468 1
William Curteis, Warehouse-keeper of Stamped Goods, for the value of goods in his hands:
on the Third Continued Duty 7,953 5
on the Additional Duty 5,591 6 6
on the New Duty 1711 2,162 14
on the New Duty 1712 1,378 8
17,085 14 10¾
(total on the Warehouse-keepers 18,553l. 16s. 3½d.)
and upon the following Distributors for arrears on the expired Duties:
John Adams, Radnorshire, on the Second Continued Duty 56 7
Richard Aglionby, late for Carlisle on the First Continued Duty 331l. 6s. 9½d. and on the Second ditto 125l. 4s. 456 10
Simon Babb, Somersetshire, for the Single Duty 90l. 8s. 9½d. and for the First Continued Duty 6l. 12s. 4d. 97 1
Anthony Boise, late for Hertfordshire, on the First Continued Duty 98l. 7s. 7½d. and on the Second Continued Duty 1,340l. 9s. 7½d. 1,438 17 3
Joshua Claver, late for Hull, on the Second Continued Duty 414 15 1
William Collins, late for Worcestershire, on the Single Duty 427l. 11s. 6d. and on the First Continued Duty 42l. 5s. 3d. 469 16 9
Edward Cowley, late for Lincolnshire, on the Single Duty 58 5 11
Peter Clinton, late for Dorsetshire, on the First Continued Duty 513 2
Benjamin Collet, late for Worcestershire, on the First tinued Duty 241 7 1
Charles Herle, late for Cornwall, on the First Continued Duty 307 8
Charles Jons, late for Radnorshire, on the Single Duty 127l. 11s. 9d. and on the First Continued Duty 45l. 4s. 3¼d. 172 16
Francis Isaacson, late for Lincoln, on the First Continued Duty 263 4 10¼
Henry Marriot, late for Norfolk, on the Single Duty 114 9 5
George Maynard, late for Yorkshire, on the Second Continued Duty 610 13
Samuel Wilson, late for Berwick, on the Single Duty 12 6
Robert Warren, late for Suffolk, on the Single Duty 58 5 11
Timothy Westley, late for Redding, for the Second Continued Duty 523 6
Thomas Wall late for Bristol, on the Second Continued Duty 0 0
(total in arrear on the Single Duty 888l. 19s. 7d. on the First Continued Duty 1,848l. 19s. 2¾d., and on the Second Continued Duty 3,070l. 16s. 0¾d.; in all 5,808l. 14s. 10½d.) upon the following distributors for the growing Duties:
Henry Axford, Wiltshire, on the Third Continued Duty 153l. 18s. 6½d., on the Additional Duty 104l. 9s. 5¾d., and on the New Duty 1711 12l. 3s. 11d. 270 11 11¼
John Adams, Radnorshire, on the Third Continued Duty 132l. 6s. 3¾d., on the Additional Duty 202l. 16s. 4½d., on the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s. 340 6
Francis Blithe, Colchester, on the Third Continued Duty 230l. 14s. 10¾d., on the Additional Duty 171l. 9s. 0½d., on the New Duty 1711 18l. 2s. 8½d. and on the New Duty 1712 35l. 18s. 6½d. 456 5
Thomas Beresford, Taunton, on the Third Continued Duty 296l. 17s. 3d., on the Additional Duty 317l. 12s. 6d., on the New Duty 1711 117l. 10s. 1½d., and on the New Duty 1712 271l. 0s. 8d. 1,003 0
Thomas Bedford, Bedford, on the Third Continued Duty 208l. 13s. 1½d., on the Additional Duty 132l. 13s. 9¼d., on the New Duty 1711 42l. 18s. and on the New Duty 1712 45l. 18s. 7d. 430 3
Stephen Bishop, Oxford, on the Third Continued Duty 528l. 11s. 11¾d., on the Additional Duty 495l. 1s. 2¼d., and on the New Duty 1711 32l. 10s. 0d. 1,056 3 2
William Barnes, Norwich, on the New Duty 1711 0 0
Edmond Calverley, Southwark, on the Third Continued Duty 386l. 9s. 4½d., on the Additional Duty 288l. 18s. 4½d., on the New Duty 1711 29l. 9s. 3d., and on the New Duty 1712 195l. 5s. 2¾d. 900 2
Paul Courand, Hampshire, on the Third Continued Duty 955l. 16s. 7½d., on the Additional Duty 700l. 19s. 6¾d., on the New Duty 1711 34l. 11s. 5½d., and on the New Duty 1712 49l. 3s. 6½d. 1,740 11
William Dowse, Huntingtonshire, on the Third Continued Duty 175l. 11s. 0½d., on the Additional Duty 124l. 11s. 7d., on the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s., and on the New Duty 1712 29l. 2s. 7½d. 334 9 3
Thomas Day, Cambridge, on the Third Continued Duty 258l. 10s. 10½d., on the Additional Duty 216l. 9s. 5d., on the New Duty 1711 35l. 15s. 3d., and on the New Duty 1712 130l. 10s. 7½d. 641 6 2
Edward Eden, Durham, on the Third Continued Duty 391l. 15s. 5¾d., and on the Additional Duty 331l. 9s. 3d., on the New Duty 1711 140l. 1s. 5½d., and on the New Duty 1712 170l. 6s. 9d. 1,033 12 11¼
John Freeman, Suffolk, on the Third Continued Duty 417l. 9s. 0¾d., on the Additional Duty 286l. 8s. 5½d., on the New Duty 1711 74l. 5s. 2¼d., and on the New Duty 1712 231l. 7s. 10½d. 1,009 10 7
John Foulks, Denbigh, on the Third Continued Duty 385l. 10s. 9¼d., on the Additional Duty 374l. 17s. and on the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s. 765 11
Hugh Foulks, Cheshire, on the Third Continued Duty 847l. 5s. 3d., on the Additional Duty 833l. 11s. 0¼d., on the New Duty 1711 58l. 1s. 9½d., and on the New Duty 1712 27l. 17s. 6d. 1,766 15
Daniel Garrod, Norwich, on the Third Continued Duty 1,292l. 14s. 11¼d., on the Additional Duty 813l. 16s. 4¼d., on the New Duty 1711 100l. 16s. 2½d., and on the New Duty 1712 251l. 8s. 8½d. 2,458 16
Samuel Gibbs. Wiltshire, on the Third Continued Duty 595l. 17s. 0½d., on the Additional Duty 404l. 2s. 9d., on the New Duty 1711 122l. 18s. 1d., and on the New Duty 1712 45l. 10s. 8d. 1,168 8
Henry Hawkins, St. Austell, on the Third Continued Duty 876l. 7s. 8½d., on the Additional Duty, 731l. 8s. 4¼d., on the New Duty 1711 79l. 7s. 0½d., and on the New Duty 1712 21l. 1s. 3d. 1,708 4
Elizabeth Hall, Yorkshire, on the Third Continued Duty 382l. 5s. 6¼d., on the Additional Duty 289l. 1s. 11½d., on the New Duty 1711 118l. 6s. 7d., and on the New Duty 1712 89l. 7s. 4d. 879 1
Thomas Hawson, Lincoln, on the Third Continued Duty 272l. 8s. 11¾d., on the Additional Duty 265l. 7s. 1d., on the New Duty 1711 113l. 12s. 8d., and on the New Duty 1712 62l. 0s. 10½d. 713 9
John Hodges, Derbyshire, on the Third Continued Duty 246l. 4s., on the Additional Duty 188l. 9s. 7½d., on the New Duty 1711 28l. 12s., and on the New Duty 1712 3l. 15s. 467 0
John Landfield, Kent, on the Third Continued Duty 1,357l. 15s. 8d., on the Additional Duty 870l. 5s. 4¾d., on the New Duty 1711 160l. 10s. 11½d., and on the New Duty 1712 42l. 7s. 7d. 2,430 19
John Hamilton, Edenburgh, on the New Duty 1711 481l. 4s. 2d., and on the New Duty 1712 999l. 11s. 5d. 1,480 15 7
Robert Isaacson, London, on the Third Continued Duty 145l. 9s. 2¾d., on the Additional Duty 161l. 8s. 1¾d., on the New Duty 1711 34l. 1s. 6d., and on the New Duty 1712 59l. 17s. 0½d. 400 15 11
William John, Exeter, on the Third Continued Duty 923l. 15s. 2¾d., on the Additional Duty 693l. 14s. 0¾d., on the New Duty 1711 267l. 14s. 6d., and on the New Duty 1712 63l. 18s. 2d. 1,949 1 11½
Henry Jeans, Somersetshire, on the Third Continued Duty 651l. 5s. 11d., on the Additional Duty 463l. 6s. 7½d., on the New Duty 1711 48l. 2s., and on the New Duty 1712 54l. 4s. 2d. 1,216 18
Strong Knight, Reading, on the Third Continued Duty 418l. 18s. 11¼d., on the Additional Duty 367l. 17s. 4d., on the New Duty 1711 31l. 14s., and on the New Duty 1712 44l. 3s. 1½d. 862 13
Thomas Loyd, Brecknockshire, on the Third Continued Duty 97l. 2s. 11d., on the Additional Duty 63l. 4s. 3¼d., on the New Duty 1711 16l. 18s. and on the New Duty 1712 4l. 12s. 6d. 181 17
Richard Lowry, Westmorland, on the Third Continued Duty 354l. 0s. 6½d., on the Additional Duty 342l. 9s. 1d., on the New Duty 1711 150l. 18s. 6½d., and on the New Duty 1712 61l. 7s. 3d. 908 15 5
William Loveday, Worcestershire, on the Third Continued Duty 406l. 10s. 4¼d., on the Additional Duty 400l. 1s. 4¾d., on the New Duty 1711 51l. 18s. 9d., and on the New Duty 1712 57l. 2s. 2½d. 915 12
Thomas Moore, North Yarmouth, on the Third Continued Duty 97l. 17s. 5¾d., on the Additional Duty 108l. 17s. 0½d., on the New Duty 1711 47l. 14s. 6½d., and on the New Duty 1712 18l. 2s. 7½d. 272 11
William Mathews, Herefordshire, on the Third Continued Duty 323l. 2s. 0¼d., on the Additional Duty 215l. 17s. 3½d., on the New Duty 1711 31l. 4s., and on the New Duty 1712 41l. 11s. 8d. 611 14 11¾
Nathaniel Morgan, Carmarthenshire, on the Third Continued Duty 366l. 19s. 9½d., on the Additional Duty 332l. 12s. 0¼d., on the New Duty 1711 20l. 17s. 4d., and on the New Duty 1712 4l. 6s. 5½d. 724 15
John Newton, Lewes, on the Third Continued Duty 462l. 6s. 2¾d., on the Additional Duty 376l. 9s. 0½d., on the New Duty 1711 10l. 6s., and on the New Duty 1712 11l. 9s. 10½d. 860 11
Henry Nisbet, Derbyshire, on the Third Continued Duty 395l. 15s. 11¾d., on the Additional Duty 398l. 4s. 2d., on the New Duty 1711 13l. 2s. 4d., and on the New Duty 1712 2l. 10s. 809 12
Thomas Oldfield, Gloucestershire, on the Third Continued Duty 1,652l. 10s. 2d., on the Additional Duty 1,276l. 5s. 10d., on the New Duty 1711 291l. 6s. 4½d., on the New Duty 1712 58l. 15s. 6d. 3,278 17 10½
Thomas Phillips, Shropshire, on the Third Continued Duty 223l. 8s. 9¼d., on the Additional Duty 216l. 5s. 3½d., on the New Duty 1711 28l. 6s. 4d., and on the New Duty 1712 16l. 9s. 484 9
John Rhett, Brentwood, on the Third Continued Duty 222l. 7s. 9¼d., on the Additional Duty 124l. 17s. 8d., on the New Duty 1711 14l. and on the New Duty 1712 25l. 8s. 10½d. 386 14
Robert Rhodes, New Castle under Line, on the Third Continued Duty 423l. 5s. 9¾d., on the Additional Duty 408l. 7s. 0½d., on the New Duty 1711 55l. 18s., and on the New Duty 1712 12l. 18s. 4d. 900 9
Thomas Russell, Suffolk, on the Third Continued Duty 21l. 8s. 5½d., on the Additional Duty 15l. 17s. 11d., and on the New Duty 1711 14l. 14s. 0¾d. 52 0
Thomas Seward, Dorchester, on the Third Continued Duty 471l. 16s. 8d., on the Additional Duty 307l. 13s. 11¼d., on the New Duty 1711 56l. 9s. 10d., and on the New Duty 1712 44l. 12s. 11d. 880 13
Joseph Stockwell, Abington, on the Third Continued Duty 182l. 0s. 0¼d., on the Additional Duty 114l. 4s. 5½d., on the New Duty 1711 45l. 10s. and on the New Duty 1712 86l. 17s. 4½d. 428 11 10¼
Charles Sanderson, New Castle, on the Third Continued Duty 507l. 13s. 4½d., on the Additional Duty 449l. 14s. 5½d., on the New Duty 1711 61l. 4s. 4d., and on the New Duty 1712 122l. 5s. 8d. 1,140 17 10
Obed Smith, Daventry, on the Third Continued Duty 591l. 6s. 8¾d., on the Additional Duty 520l. 0s. 7½d., on the New Duty 1711 78l. 19s. 9½d., and on the New Duty 1712 144l. 1s. 8½d. 1,334 8 10¼
John Stone, York, on the Third Continued Duty 1,326l. 5s. 2½d., on the Additional Duty 1,227l. 14s. 6½d., on the New Duty 1711 372l. 6s. and on the New Duty 1712 169l. 11s. 6d. 3,095 17 3
James Taylor, Chatham, on the Third Continued Duty 35 14
Edward Thomas, Glamorganshire, on the Third Continued Duty 410l. 2s. 11¼d., on the Additional Duty 409l. 17s. 7¼d., on the New Duty 1711 63l. 5s. 9½d., and on the New Duty 1712 23l. 14s. 1d. 907 0 5
Nathaniel Thorne, Tiverton, on the Third Continued Duty 1,759l. 0s. 10¾d., on the Additional Duty 1,547l. 5s. 6d., on the New Duty 1711 430l. 9s. 9½d., and on the New Duty 1712 20l. 7s. 1d. 3,757 3
Edward Vaudrey, Lancashire, on the Third Continued Duty 763l. 9s. 7d., on the Additional Duty 708l. 7s. 11¾d., on the New Duty 1711 96l. 5s. 1d., and on the New Duty 1712 95l. 8s. 3d. 1,663 10 10¾
—Usborne and — Lacy, for Southwark, for the New Duty 1711 1 9 1
Gilbert Walmisley, Litchfield, on the Third Continued Duty 484l. 8s. 10¼d., on the Additional Duty 177l. 10s. 7d., on the New Duty 1711 42l. 18s. and for New Duty 1712 28l. 3s. 10d. 733 1
John Ward, Nottinghamshire, on the Additional Duty 94l. 15s. 3¼d., on the New Duty 1711 57l. 3s. 7d., and on the New Duty 1712 32l. 19s. 4½d. 184 18
Jeremiah Withers, Warwickshire, on the Third Continued Duty 139l. 18s. 10¾d., on the Additional Duty 160l. 16s. 4½d., on the New Duty 1711 109l. 4s. and on the New Duty 1712 31l. 16s. 3d. 441 15
William Webb, Chichester, on the Third Continued Duty 143l. 11s. 5d., on the Additional Duty 105l. 3s. 8¾d., on the New Duty 1711 10l. 15s. 8d., and on the New Duty 1712 34l. 14s. 5½d. 294 5
William Williams, Dorsetshire, on the Third Continued Duty 207l. 0s. 11½d. and on the Additional Duty 310l. 5s. 10¼d. 517 6
also upon sundry late distributors:
John Amery, Taunton, on the Additional Duty 97 12
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle, ditto 374 18
Christopher Baker, Exeter, ditto. 75 8
Anthony Boise, Hertfordshire, ditto 1,166 3
Joshua Claver, Hull, ditto 417 12
William Collins, Worcestershire, ditto 68 5 5
Peter Clinton, Dorsetshire, ditto. 987 14
Benjamin Collet, Worcestershire, ditto 136 3
Robert Foulks, Cheshire, ditto 0 5
Charles Herle, Cornwall, ditto 290 4 1
Thomas Hewett, Tiverton, ditto 411 0 10¾
Francis Isaacson, Lincoln, ditto 230 1 1
Charles Jones, Radnorshire, ditto 35 19 10
Robert Jackson, Carlisle, ditto 0 10 0
George Maynard, Yorkshire, ditto 639 19
Benjamin Robins, Exeter, on the Third Continued Duty 288l. 12s. 5¼d., and on the Additional Duty 449l. 3s. 10½d. 737 16
Jonah Taylor, Hertfordshire, on the Third Continued Duty 83l. 11s. 3¾d., and on the Additional Duty 133l. 4s. 6½d. 216 15 10¼
Timothy Westley, Berkshire, on the Additional Duty 462 12
total depending on distributors for the Current Duties 59,638l. 19s. 0¼d.
on Major Carpender, Entering Clerk of the Duties on Cards, for stamped goods in his custody, on the New Duty 1711 322 10 10
and upon the following cardmakers for arrears on the Duty of 1711: £ s. d.
Anthony Weltden 3 12 0
Archibald Vaus 61 4 0
Lidia Birch 16 4 0
Thomas Cope 48 10 0
Richard Tutan 62 15 6
Thomas Hearne 12 12 0
Jonathan Minniken 2 8 0
James Pemberton 2 14 0
Nathaniel Tilson 13 2 0
Gabriel Pink 26 14 0
249 15 6
upon the following dice-makers for arrears on the New Duty 1711:
Thomas Crauford 9 15 0
Elizabeth Dixon 1 10 0
Edmond Aspinal 7 5 0
18 10 0
on George Parker, almanack maker, on the new Duty 1711 25 0 0
on Robert Grove, Register of Cambridge, for the Duties on Entries; on arrears of the Second Continued Duty 78l. 11s. 3¾d., and on the Additional Duty 55l. 18s. 3¾d. 134 9
on George Cooper, Register of Oxford, for the same; on the Additional Duty 3 15
total on the University Registrars 138l. 4s. 9¼d.
on William Lowndes, on bond for the Third Continued Duty 100l. and for the Additional Duty 100l. 200 0 0
on Thomas Cator, on bond for the First Continued Duty 26l. and for the Additional Duty 24l. 50 0 0
on William Bridges, Secretary to the Commissioners of the Stamp Duty, for so much due on a bond in lieu of bills delivered to Joseph Holden, his late clerk; on arrears of the Second Continued Duty 50l. and on the Additional Duty 50l. 100 0 0
on John Harrison, the Chester carrier, for stamped goods miscarried; on the First Continued Duty 40l., and on the Additional Duty 30l. 70 0 0
on John Braddeley, the Staffordshire carrier, for stamped goods miscarried; on the First Continued Duty 22l. 6s., and on the Additional Duty 21l. 12s. 43 18 0
on sundry Collectors of the Rates on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices for money: £ s. d.
John Amory, Taunton 0 12
Thomas Bedford, Bedford 5 14 0
Thomas Beresford, Taunton 1 0
Stephen Bishop, Oxford 5 6
Francis Blithe, Colchester 1 12
Paul Courand, South Hampton 1 18
Thomas Day, Cambridge 1 11
Thomas Dowse, Huntington 8 12
John Freeman, Suffolk 1 1
Daniel Darrod, Norfolk 7 6
Samuel Gibbs, Wiltshire 4 8 10¾
John Handfield, Kent 11 1
Henry Hawkins, Cornwall 6 8 6
Thomas Hewett, Devonshire 0 2
Henry Jans, Wells 13 3
William John, Exeter 59 1 2
Stroud Knight, Berkshire 10 2
William Loveday, Worcestershire 1 12
Richard Lowry, Westmorland 2 2
Thomas Loyd, Brecknockshire 4 0 0
William Mathews, Hereford 15 9
Thomas Moore, Yarmouth 8 9 10½
Nathaniel Morgan, Carmarthen 0 2 3
John Newton, Sussex 11 11
Henry Nisbett, Derby 2 8 9
Robert Rhodes, Newcastle under Lyne 12 5 10½
Reuben Robins, Exeter 18 14 9
Thomas Russell, Suffolk 10 12 10¼
Charles Sanderson, Newcastle upon Tyne 24 4
Thomas Seward, Dorsetshire 1 10
Obed Smith, Northampton 6 11
Joseph Stockwell, Abingdon (fn. 1) 8 16 3
John Stone, York 63 9
Jonah Taylor, Hertfordshire 1 7 6
Edward Thomas, Cowbridge 1 18
Edward Vaudrey, Lancashire 31 8 0
Gilbert Walmsley, Litchfield 0 4 8
John Ward, Leicester 12 15 7
Adam Watt, Scotland 203 18 1011/12
William Webb, Chichester 28 16 0
Jeremiah Withers, Coventry 19 16
631 11 711/12
and upon several persons particularly named on the foot of the Cash Accompt 1,165 15 0
£87,016 15 115½
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 5 March 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2913 [E351/2913].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2135, ROLL 18 [A.O.1./2135/18].
William Frankland, Receiver General of the Duties on Stampt Vellom, Parchment and Paper.
1 August 1712 to 2 August 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of the last Accompt, none, he being in surplusage nil
but depending upon several persons particularly named at the foot of the last Accompt 1,065 15 0
Receipts: money received for the expired and growing Duties on Stampt Vellom etc., for the New Duties on Stampt Vellom etc., and on Cards and Dice, for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellom etc., and on certain Printed Papers etc., and also for the New Duties on Policies of Insurance:
for the Duty on Stampt Vellom continued to 1 Aug. 1706:
money received of several Distributors in arrear 20 0 0
for the said Duty continued to 1 Aug. 1710:
money received of several Distributors in arrear 90 18
for the said Duty continued from 31 July 1710:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office for ready money 28,995 4 11
for stamps on Deeds after they were written or engrossed 10 0 0
money received of several Distributors 17,320 15 10
money received of the ‘Registers’ of the two Universities 295 16 0
money received of the Officers of the law etc. for entries 327 14 6
money received on bonds 3 3 9
received of Owen Lloyd and Company of Stationers for discount on money paid them for parchment 29 5
46,982 0
for the Additional Duty:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office etc. 25,823 13 10
for stamps on Deeds already written etc. 10 0 0
money received of several Distributors 11,923 0
money received of the Officers of the Law etc. 327 14 6
money received on bonds 3 0 0
38,087 8 11¾
for the New Duties and the Duties on Cards and Dice:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office etc. 3,215 10 2
money received of the several distributors 1,447 8
money received of the Company of Stationers and Almanack makers on bond 1,535 18 8
money received for the Duty on Playing Cards 3,118 0 0
money received for the Duty on Dice 156 0 0
money received for the Duty of ½d. a pack on stocks of cards made before 12 June 1711 70 7
and for the Duty of 6d. a pair on Dice, being stock in hand, ditto. 7 6 0
9,550 10 6
for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc., and on certain Printed Papers etc.:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office etc. 8,831 3
for stamps on Deeds already written etc. 15 0 0
money received of several Distributors 1,157 11
money received for the Duty on large Pamphlets 133 5 0
ditto on Advertisements 911 16 0
and received of Owen Lloyd and the Company of Stationers for discount etc. 9 12 6
11,058 8 3
for the New Duty on Policies of Insurance:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office etc. 1,989 19 8
total receipts as above 107,779l. 6s. 7¾d.
money received for the rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
for the rate of 6d. in the 1l. paid at the Head Office on 32,705l. 0s. 5½d. 817 13
for the rate of 1s. in the 1l. on sums over 50l. paid at the Head Office on 38,801l. 0s. 6d. 1,940 1 1
money received of several Collectors 968 7 10½
3,726 2 2
total charge and receipts £112,571 3
Discharge.
Surplusage on the last accompt 0 0
salaries and entertainments of the Commissioners etc.:
Robert Pooley, Richard Martin and Richard Steele, Commissioners, for a year to Midsummer 1713; Edward Lloyd, another, to 28 Oct. 1712, the day of his death; Sir Brocas Gardiner, bt., and Thomas Palmer, two others, from 13 June 1713; at 300l. per an. each 1,019 14 6
William Brydges, their Secretary 200 0 0
William Frankland, Receiver General 300 0 0
William Ashurst, Comptroller General 300 0 0
the Secretary's clerks, named 220 0 0
the Receiver's Clerks, named 150 0 0
the Comptroller's clerks, named 150 0 0
John Montague, Solicitor 50 0 0
Philip Pinkney, Clerk of the Securities 50 0 0
Joseph Barry, Teller of the Stamps 50 0 0
Samuel Ross, Register of Warrants for Stamping 50 0 0
John Rayner, Housekeeper 50 0 0
Robert Isaacson, Distributor for London 50 0 0
Charles Howland, Warehouse-keeper of unstampt goods 50 0 0
Thomas Williams, his assistant 20 0 0
William Curteis, Warehouse-keeper of stampt goods 130 0 0
Major Carpender, his assistant 50 0 0
John White, Packer 40 0 0
three Inspectors of the Courts, named 140 0 0
a billman, a chamberkeeper, a messenger and a porter, named 120 0 0
Henry Sydenham, Supervisor of the Stampers 50 0 0
36 Stampers 1,440 0 0
4,679 14 6
office rent, to Thomas Atwill & Co. for the Head Office in Lincoln's Inn 160 0 0
incidents, detailed 2,495 9
money paid for salaries to the Officers, named, employed in the New Duties 1711 and 1712:
in the New Duty 1711 894 8 5
in the New Duty 1712 213 10 2
1,107 18 7
money paid to the Stationers for parchment etc.:
Edward Darrell, John Baskett & Co. for parchment; on the Third Continued Duty 253 9 10½
Owen Lloyd & Co. for parchment and paper; on the Third Continued Duty 2,042l. 5s. 10¼d., on the New Duty 1711 120l. 5s. 2½d., on ditto 1712 542l. 12s. 7¼d. 2,705 3 8
Samuel Sheafe & Co. for writing paper and blanks; on the Third Continued Duty 812 13 10
3,771 7
(total for parchment etc. on the Third Continued Duty 3,108l. 9s. 6¾d., on the New Duty 1711 120l. 5s. 2½d., and on ditto 1712 542l. 12s. 7¼d.)
discount allowed on prompt payment of monies:
(on the Third Continued Duty 736l. 2s. 7d., on the Additional Duty 646l. 14s. 9¾d., on the New Duty 1711 80l. 11s. 0½d., on the New Duty 1712 221l. 9s. 0¼d., and on Policies of Insurance 53l. 16s. 2d.) 1,738 13
poundage allowed to the Registers, Town Clerks etc.:
George Cooke, late Secondary of the Common Pleas 36 3 4
George Wheeler, Secondary of the same 12 10 2
Joshua Douglas, Town Clerk of Newcastle upon Tyne 3 14 5
52 7 11
total allowed as above 14,005l. 11s. 4¾d.
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 190 0 0
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Duty continued to 1 Aug. 1706 19 17 0
out of ditto to 1 Aug. 1710 90 9
out of ditto from 31 July 1710 36,866 6 7
out of the Additional Duty 37,395 8
out of the New Duties 1711 and on Cards and Dice 7,657 17 0
out of the New Duties 1712 9,535 7 5
out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 1,918 9 0
93,483 15 3
money paid for incident charges out of the rates upon monies given with Clerks and Apprentices, detailed 178 16 4
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates, out of the said rates 3,547 5 10
3,726 2 2
total payments and allowances £111,405 8 10
and so remains 1,165 14 11¾
against which depending on John Montagu, Solicitor, for money imprested to him, by several orders, detailed. 1,045 15 0
and on William Bridges, ditto, by two orders 100 0 0
and on John Edwards, Inspector of the Courts in the Country, towards his travelling charges 20 0 0
1,165 15 0
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 0 0
Declared 5 March 1714–15.

Footnotes

1 Corrected from Abington.