Declared Accounts
Exchequer Bills

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

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1955

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'Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27: 1713 (1955), pp. CDXX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86043 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS.
NO PIPE OFFICE ROLL.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 20 [A.O.1/868/20].
Lionel Herne and Samuel Edwards. Accompt of the Money by them received to discharge the Interest on Exchequer Bills.
Michaelmas 1712 to 23 July 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of their last Accompt 29 11 7
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 11 & 12 Anne, in full of 70,000l. for paying interest on Bills at 2d. per 100l. per diem, by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 17 Oct. 10 Anne 20,000 0 0
ditto, in full of 20,000l. for the same service, by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 19 Nov. 11 Anne 20,000 0 0
ditto, in part of 20,000l. by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 23 Jan. 11 Anne 5,000 0 0
Easter term, 12 Anne, in full of the same 15,000 0 0
ditto, in part of 20,000l. for the same service, by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 17 April 12 Anne 10,000 0 0
70,000 0 0
surcharge of money received for interest on Exchequer bills while they remained in the Accomptant's hands 42 15 10
total charge and receipts £70,072 7 5
Discharge.
Money paid for interest on Exchequer bills paid into the Tellers of the Exchequer and the Bank of England, detailed 66,137 13
salary: these Accomptants, for themselves and clerks and incident expenses 414 14 0
ditto, for further fees and charges due in the time of the preceding Accompt and for the passing of this Accompt (for the last quarter of the previous Accompt 1l. 12s. 4½d. and for this Accompt 67l. 17s. 0d.) 69 9
total payments and allowances £66,621 16 8
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 3,450 10 9
Declared 24 August 1714.