Declared Accounts
Lotteries, etc.

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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CDXVI-CDXX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86042 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1988 [E351/1988].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 19 [A.O.1/1538/19].
Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c.10].
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt 4,231 0 0
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term, 11 & 12 Anne, in further part of 142,200l. for payment of Annuities in the Lottery for 1710 58,000 0 0
Easter term, 12 Anne, in further part of the same 55,126 12 0
(total receipts 113,126l. 12s. 0d.)
total charge and receipts £117,357 12 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid at various rates, 5l. to 100l. per an., payable to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets, for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710:
for the half year to Ladyday 1711 170 0 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1711 637 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1712 2,077 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712 4,335 0 0
7,220 0 0
money paid to the owners of 1,479 blank tickets for the year to Michaelmas 1711 and of 143,362 blank tickets for the year to Michaelmas 1712 at 14s. per an. each, payable as above 101,388 14 0
the Auditor's fee: to Edward Harley 150 0 0
£108,758 14 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 8,598 18 0
Declared 24 March 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY OF 1711: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2013 [E351/2013].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 58A [A.O.1/1545/58A].
BERNARD HUTCHINS, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery for the Year 1711, under the Act (9 Anne [c. 6]).
5 April 1712 to 25 March 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Easter term, 11 Anne, in part of 188,109l. 16s. 0½d. for Principal and Interest on the 1,500,000l. Lottery for 1711 51,970 0 0
ditto, for incidents 3,771 8 10
Michaelmas term, 11 & 12 Anne in further part of the said 188,109l. 16s. 0½d. 125,900 0 0
total charge and receipts £181,641 8 10
Discharge.
Money paid in discharge of Principal in the three first payments in Course and part of the fourth Course, detailed but without names 69,990 0 0
money paid for Interest on several Orders in the respective Courses, detailed but without names, within the time of this Accompt 105,862 4 0
salaries and allowances to the Accomptant and others, detailed (the forty-four Managers 3,771l. 8s. 10d.; this Accomptant 500l.; William Granville, Comptroller, 375l.; William Harley for the Auditor's fee 150l.) 4,796 8 10
total payments and allowances £180,648 12 10
and so this Accomptant is Indebted £992 16 0
Memorandum.—The sum of 1,013l. 4s. being in arrear, a list of the particulars thereof has been transmitted to Thomas Foley, the other Auditor of the Imprests, before whom the subsequent Accompt depends, to regulate the allowance of such part thereof as shall appear to be paid upon succeeding Accompts.
Declared 12 August 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES FOR THE YEAR 1712.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2018 [E351/2018].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 58 [A.O.1/1545/58].
Nehemiah Arnold, Humphrey Brent, Thomas Cornwallis and Christopher Tilson, Commissioners appointed to give out Orders in exchange for Tickets in the Lotteries for 1712.
10 June 1712 to 29 September 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Commissioners’ first and only Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 11 & 12 Anne, in full of 54,240l. for payment of the Principal due on 4,500 tickets of the three first Courses in the Lottery for 1,800,000l. under the Act 10 Anne [c. 18] £54,240 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
money paid for Principal due to the owners of several Fortunate or Benefit tickets:
in Lottery No. 1:
in the First Course (four at 50l., 74 at 20l. each) 1,680 0 0
in the Second Course (seven at 50l., 78 at 20l. each) 1,910 0 0
in the Third Course (one at 200l., one at 100l., one at 50l., and 80 at 20l. each) 1,950 0 0
5,540 0 0
in Lottery No. 2:
in the First Course (four at 50l., 73, part of 74, at 20l. each) 1,660 0 0
in the Second Course (seven at 50l., 78 at 20l. each) 1,910 0 0
in the Third Course (one at 200l., one at 100l., one at 50l. and 80 at 20l. each) 1,950 0 0
5,520 0 0
in Lottery No. 3:
in the First Course (four at 50l., 74 at 20l. each) 1,680 0 0
in the Second Course (seven at 50l., 77, part of 78, at 20l. each) 1,890 0 0
in the Third Course (one at 200l., one at 100l., one at 50l. and 80 at 20l. each) 1,950 0 0
5,520 0 0
total repayments of Principal as above 16,580l.
money paid for Principal due to the owners of several blank tickets:
in Lottery No. 1:
420, part of 422, tickets of 10l. each in the First Course; 414, part of 415, like tickets in the Second Course; 417 like tickets in the Third Course 12,510 0 0
in Lottery No. 2:
420, part of 422, Tickets of 10l. each in the First Course; 414, part of 415, like Tickets in the Second Course; 417 like Tickets in the Third Course 12,510 0 0
in Lottery No. 3:
422 tickets of 10l. each in the First Course; 414, part of 415, like tickets in the Second Course; 415, part of 417, like tickets in the Third Course 12,510 0 0
total repayments of principal as above 37,530l.
total payments and allowances £54,110 0 0
and so remains 130 0 0
whereof depending on Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Standing Orders delivered out in exchange for Lottery tickets, for tickets standing out unpaid: in Lottery No. 1; for two tickets of 10l. each in the First Course, one like ticket in the Second Course: in Lottery No. 2; for one Benefit ticket of 20l. and two tickets of 10l. each in the First Course; one ticket of 10l. in the Second Course: in Lottery No. 3; one ticket of 20l. and one of 10l. in the Second Course; two tickets of 10l. in the Third Course; in all £130 0 0
and so these Accomptants are even and Quit.
Declared 8 May 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES, ETC.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2023 [E351/2023].
NO AUDIT OFFICE ROLL.
Sir William Fazakerly, Lancelot Burton, Lionel Herne, Samuel Edwards and John Grainger, Paymaster of the Principal and Interest due on 500,000l. raised by Lottery upon credit of the Civil List Revenues.
22 October 1713 to 10 December 1713.
Charge. £ s. d.
the money paid by the Contributors to these Accomptants:
17,500 tickets delivered out by Sir William Fazakerly 175,000 0 0
11,890 tickets delivered out by Lancelot Burton 118,900 0 0
8,110 tickets delivered out by Samuel Edwards 81,100 0 0
12,500 tickets delivered out by John Grainger 125,000 0 0
£500,000 0 0
Discharge.
money paid into the Exchequer, by Accomptants and dates 498,900 0 0
allowance to these Accomptants at ¼d. per 1l., 519l. 13s. 9d., and for charges of passing their Accompts 60l. 2s. 6d.; by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 28 Jan. 1716–17 579 16 3
paid into the Exchequer to balance this Accompt 520 3 9
£500,000 0 0
Declared 10 April 3 Geo. 1 [1717].
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES AND ANNUITIES: INTEREST ON ANNUITIES: FINAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2004 [E.351/2004].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1541, ROLL 37 [A.O.1/1541/37].
William Clayton, Paymaster of Interest on Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c. 12]. (fn. 1)
5 May 1711 to 14 January 1714–15.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining on the foot of the last Accompt 881 2
Discharge.
money paid to several persons, named and detailed, for interest of money advanced for Annuities sold them in 1704 5 7 11
ditto for Annuities sold them in 1706 0 5 11
ditto for Annuities sold them in 1707 0 17 8
ditto for Annuities sold them in 1709 12 4 10
ditto for Annuities sold them in 1710 83 0 6
money paid into the Exchequer 779 5 10¼
total payments £881 2
and so the Accomptant is even and Quit.
Memorandum.—There remains due to the several subscribers or purchasers of Annuities named upon the First Accompt for this service for the year 1704 the praemiums allowed for prompt payment (names and sums due detailed) 9l. 4s. 8d. ditto upon the Second Accompt to Aug. 1706, 24l. 11s. 11d.: ditto upon the Third Accompt to 12 Aug. 1707, 90l. 4s.: ditto upon the Fourth Accompt to 12 Nov. 1708, 78l. 11s. 5d.; ditto upon the Fifth Accompt to Aug. 1709, 146l. 15s. 5d.; and at the determination of the last Accompt, to 5 May 1711, there remains due (detailed as before) 79l. 14s. 11d.
Declared 5 March 1714–15.

Footnotes

1 A previous account will be found in Vol. XXV, p. cdliv.