Declared Accounts
Hawkers and Pedlars

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William A. Shaw and F. H. Slingsby (editors)

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'Declared Accounts: Hawkers and Pedlars', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CDI-CDII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86037 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HAWKERS AND PEDLARS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1738 [E351/1738].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1424, ROLL 17 [A.O.1/1424/17].
Samuel Atkinson, John Henley and Thomas Earsby, Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers and Petty Chapmen.
24 June 1712 to 24 June 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants upon the foot of their last Accompt, none, they being in surplusage nil
but depending upon several persons as upon the foot of the said Accompt 1,920 17 3
Receipts: money arising within the time of this Accompt for licences under the Act [9 Wm. III, c. 27, continued by 6 Anne, c. 2]:
for 1,992 foot licences granted for a year to Midsummer 1713 at 4l. each 7,968 0 0
for licences for travelling with 168 horses at 4l. each horse for the same time 672 0 0
for 1,825 single foot-licences at 12d. each 91 5 0
for 167 licences for travelling with 168 horses at 2s. each 16 14 0
for 21 bonds for securing the latter moiety of the Duty at 12d. each bond 1 1 0
(total receipts 8,749l.)
total charge and receipts £10,669 17 3
Discharge. £ s. d.
Salaries:
Samuel Atkinson, John Henley and Thomas Earsby, Commissioners 300 0 0
Culverwell Needler, Solicitor 50 0 0
four Clerks, named 200 0 0
Thomas Wells, Riding Surveyor General 200 0 0
five Riding Surveyors, named 500 0 0
three London Surveyors, named 150 0 0
Richard Harrington, Messenger 30 0 0
1,430 0 0
allowances for prompt payment:
for prompt payment of 3,892l. being the latter part of the moiety of the Duty arising by 1,946 licences 389 4 0
and for prompt payment of 334l., being the latter moiety of the Duty arising by 166 licences for travelling with 167 horses 33 8 0
422 12 0
necessary and incident charges and disbursements, detailed, including 191l. 7s. to Mary Faulkner for stationery, 15l. to William Thornburgh for officerent, and 25l. to the Auditor 368 1 5
(total for salaries etc. 2,220l. 13s. 5d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 6,400 0 0
surplusage on the preceding accompt 8 17 7
total payments and allowances £8,629 11 0
and so remains 2,040 6 3
whereof depending on sundry persons in arrears for their licences or for the value of bonds not yet answered for the years ended Midsummer 1698, 1699, 1700, 1701, 1702, 1703, 1704, 1705, 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, and 1710 [as in the previous account] 1,366 6 6
for the year ended Midsummer 1711 28 15 0
for the year ended Midsummer 1712 14 0 0
and for this present year 10 0 0
the Securities of William Batchelor, a Riding Surveyor, for money by them received 170 16 10
Philip Sanderson, an Officer in this Revenue, for money received 125 12 11
Thomas Wells, for sundry licences entrusted to him 189 9 0
£1,905 0 3
and so these Accomptants are Indebted 135 6 0
Declared 5 March 1714–15.