Declared Accounts
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CCCXLVI-CCCLIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86110 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE, ROLL 986 [E.351/986].
AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 642, ROLL 238 [A.O.1/642/238].
William Burnet, Comptroller General of Customs.
25 December 1713 to 25 December 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: Remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors at the end of the last preceding accompt in money 55,719 13
ditto, in bonds 583,610 7
639,330 0
Receipts: money due and payable in the year 1714:
for the New Impositions on Tobacco which determined 31 July 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money 19,304 16
ditto, ditto in bonds 117,687 13 9
(total London port 136,992l. 10s. 0½d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 6,461l. 13s. 9½d. and in bonds 11,379l. 8s. 7d.) 17,841 2
Bydeford (Charles Jones, in money 420l. 2s. 8d. and in bonds 5,150l. 19s. 0¼d.) 5,571 1
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money 17l. 17s. 4¼d. and in bonds 818l. 15s. 0d.) 836 12
Dartmouth (Thomas Jans, in bonds) 1,526 4
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, in money 13l. 13s. 10d. and in bonds 1,284l. 1s. 7¼d.) 1,297 15
Falmouth (William Pye, in bonds) 88 2 9
Faversham (John Smallman, in money) 0 15 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, in money 96l. 7s. 9½d. and in bonds 1,093l.) 1,189 7
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 356l. 8s. 4d. and in bonds 10,091l. 2s.) 10,447 10 4
Lyme (Thomas Jans, in money 32l. 18s. 3¼d. and in bonds 5,402l. 5s. 9¼d.) 5,435 4
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 215l. 10s. 7½d. and in bonds 6,975l. 13s. 0¼d.) 7,191 3
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, in bonds) 259 10 9
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, in money 9l. 12s. 1¼d. and in bonds 843l.) 852 12
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, in bonds) 2,218 15 0
(total Outports 54,755l. 17s. 8¾d.)
191,748 7
for ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., in money 13,599 19 7
ditto, in bonds 80,251 7 9
(total London port 93,851l. 7s. 4d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 5,156l. 12s. 8d. and in bonds 14,796l. 11s. ld.) 19,953 3 9
Bydeford (Charles Jones, in bonds) 1,284 16 0
Cowes (John Dale, in bonds) 859 5
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, in bonds) 1,276 8
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith, in money 1,078l. 1s. 10½d. and in bonds 9,235l. 14s. 4½d.) 10,313 16 3
Plymouth (David Morris, in bonds) 868 7 9
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, in money) 0 3 3
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, in money 95l. 14s. 6¼d. and in bonds 5,603l. 17s. 3d.) 5,699 11
(total Outports 40,255l. 12s. 4¼d.)
134,106 19
total due and payable as above 325,855l. 7s. 5½d.
interest of money due upon bonds:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General 5 10
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 45 16 4¼ (fn. 1)
51 6
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General 32 15 11½
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 18 2
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 69 2 6
120 0
on the Impositions to 31 July 1714
Henry Ferne, Receiver General 6 16
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 20 0 11¾
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 2 9
Plymouth (David Morris) 28 4 1
57 10
total for interest 228l. 17s. 10¼d.
overpayments; detailed by Collectors and places:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710 24,510 1 5
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712 10,235 19 10½
on the Impositions to 31 July 1714 1,624 12
on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1714 19,619 16
total Overpayments 55,990l. 10s. 0½d.
total charge and receipts £1,021,404 16
Discharge.
money overpaid on the accompts, for the preceding year 36,500 11
money remitted to the Receiver General within the time of this accompt 222,210 8 11¾
salaries and incident charges, not detailed:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1714 927 1
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 506 16 3
1,433 17
repayments on debentures for tobacco exported:
Collectors and places:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1714:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 1,029 1 3
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 6,680 9
Bydeford (Charles Jones) 5,556 3
Dartmouth (Thomas Jans) 1,490 1 3
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 1,609 7 3
Falmouth (William Pye) 5 6
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 1,511 8
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 18,319 15 11
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 2,521 16
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 688 11 6
Penzance (Richard Score) 1,581 18 0
Plymouth (David Morris) 732 7
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine) 136 2 0
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 1,012 12
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 6,361 18 0
49,236 18
on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1714:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 42 10 6
Bristol, (Jacob Reynardson) 16,977 19
Bydeford (Charles Jones) 786 0 6
Cowes (John Dale) 432 6 3
Plymouth (David Morris) 5,887 10 0
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine) 37 10 9
24,163 17
total of repayments on debentures 73,400l. 16s. 6¾d.
repayments of certificates of tobacco damaged or over entered:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 105 7 5
Ilfracomb (John Keir, late Collector) 50 15 6
156 2 11
on the Impositions to 31 July 1712:
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 288 16
on the Impositions to 31 July 1714:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 67 2 0
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 1,697 15
Bydeford (Charles Jones) 840 19
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 112 0 6
Dartmouth (Thomas Jans) 33 2
Falmouth (William Pye) 22 3
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 35 11 9
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 1,125 12
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 1,118 16
Milford (William Goodacre) 9 16 3
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 20 14 0
Penzance (Richard Score) 100 9 9
Plymouth (David Morris) 138 2 10
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine) 22 15 0
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 220 14
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 1,267 1 6
6,832 17
on the Impositions from 1 Aug. 1714:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 1,429 11
Bydeford (Charles Jones) 36 7 9
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 60 3 8
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 34 0 3
Plymouth (David Morris) 364 4
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 266 17 9
2,191 5 8
total repayments as above 9,469l. 2s. 5d.
total payments and allowances £343,014 17 1
and so remains 678,389 19
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 108,535 12
the King's Remembrancer's Office, ditto 34,087 9 5
Michael Wicks, late Collector, ditto 26,484 19 10
Richard Hutchinson, late Solicitor of the Customs, ditto 197 18 2
Thomas Granger, for money 421 11 9
(total London port 236,560l. 5s. 1d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 418 18
Beaumaris (William Lewis, money) 64 16
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, money 3,462 1s. 2d., bonds 8,676l. 15s. 6d.) 12,138 16 8 (fn. 1)
Bydeford (Charles Jones, money) 964 7 9
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 613 3
Exter (William Chamberlaine, money) 310 10 8
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 870 18 9
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 223 14
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, money 2,607 4s. 2s., bonds 4,696l. 15s. 9d.) 7,303 19 11
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 704 0 3
Padstow (William Taylor, money) 2 0 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 269 4
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 254 0 10
Rochester (John Pope, money) 14 19
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 3 8
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 41 19
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money 921l. 9s. 3¾d., bonds 2,013l. 13s. 1¼d.) 2,935 2 5
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Barntaple (Thomas Clinton) 83 17
Boston (John Clark) 60 0 0
Bridgwater (Henry Beaumont) 701 3 5
Bristoll (John Sansom) 3,300 17
Bydeford (Richard Ustick) 763 3
Chester (Thomas Tyndale) 284 8
ditto (Edward Smith) 45 18 6
Chichester (James Whitwood) 376 1 10¼
ditto (Samuel Bincks) 477 11 6
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 377 0
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 506 3
Deal (James Smith) 1,036 19
Falmouth (Edmund Harry) 132 13 0
ditto (William Pierson) 467 5 5
ditto ([Ambrose] Thompson and [Richard] Jennings) 47 14
Faversham (Charles Sherman) 2 5 2
ditto (Nicholas Matson) 150 0 0
Fowey (John Dagg) 396 13 10¾
Ilfracomb (John Keir) 147 19 0
Lancaster (John Forster) 3 17 11¼
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 9,026 9
ditto (Edward Smith) 2,621 15 0
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 90 10
Milford (Walter Middleton) 7,245 18 1
ditto (David Morris) 4 2
ditto (Joseph Sewell) 61 19
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 347 17
Newcastle (John Pye) 828 18
Newhaven (Edmund Mann) 151 16
Padstow (Francis Leister) 365 12
ditto (John Bligh) 582 7
Penzance (Charles Jones) 37 0
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 254 17 5
ditto (William Peirson) 4,060 15
Poole (William Jacomb) 195 19
ditto (William Bowles) 984 9 11¾
Rochester (John Moor) 11 10
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 490 15 11
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 778 3 10¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 376 2
Weymouth (Lodowick Jackson) 712 1 1
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 116 11
ditto (John Fotherby) 3 14 6
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 1,047 9
(total Outports 66,832l. 13s. 7¾d.)
236,560 5 1
for ditto to 31July 1712:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 64,249 0 0
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, for bonds) 4,697 11 6
Bydeford (Charles Jones) 1,081 15
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 96 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 263 2
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, bonds) 5,555 10 6
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 9 2
Rochester (John Pope, money) 7 1
Rye (George Shuckburgh, money) 1 13
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 15 10 6
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 5 3 11
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, bonds) 140 15 6
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 1 14
Shoreham (John Goldham) 3 8 4
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur) 0 10 0
(total Outports 11,878l. 18s. 9¾d.)
76,127 18
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 183,917 8 1
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, bonds) 396 5
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, money 14,521l. 7s. 3½d. and in bonds 14,128l. 4s. 1d.) 28,649 11
Bydeford (Charles Jones, bonds) 1,802 3
Chester (Joseph Sewell, in money 176l. 1s. 6d., and in bonds 317l. 7s. 9d.) 493 9 3
Cowes (John Dale, bonds) 905 19 6
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, in money 60l. 3s. 8¾d. and in bonds 719l. 13s. 1¼d.) 779 16 10
Falmouth (William Pye, bonds) 138 10 6
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, bonds) 1,454 4 0
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 160l. 3s. 5¾d. and in bonds 21,758l. 1s. 1¼d.) 21,918 4 7
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 437 13
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, bonds) 1,160 15 9
Penzance (Thomas Medcalf, bonds) 523 16 9
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 6,368l. 19s. 9¾d. and in bonds 804l. 12s. 9d.) 7,173 12
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, in money 37l. 10s. 9d. and in bonds 63l. 3s.) 100 13 9
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks, money) 0 3 3
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, in money 364l. 8s. 3d. and in bonds 88l. 18s. 6d.) 453 6 9
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, bonds) 3,066 4
(total Outports 69,454l. 11s. 10d.)
253,371 19 11
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, for bonds 13,842 10 6
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for ditto 65,161 12
(total London port 79,004l. 3s. 0½d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, bonds) 14,196 5 1
Bydeford (Charles Jones, bonds) 4,098 15 6
Cowes (John Dale, bonds) 859 5
Exeter (William Chamberlain, bonds) 1,276 8
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 958l. 1s. 10½d. and in bonds 9,235l. 14s. 4½d.) 10,193 16 3
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds) 868 7 9
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, in money 95l. 14s. 6¼d. and in bonds 5,336l. 19s. 6d.) 5,432 14
(total Outports 33,325l. 12s. 2¼d.)
112,329 15
£678,389 19
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 29 April 1719.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE, ROLL 1241 [E.351/1241].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 784, Roll 978 [A.O.1/784/978].
Henry Ferne, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
25 December 1713 to 25 December 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands as on the foot of the last Accompt, in money none, he being in surplusage nil
but in bonds taken for securing payment as at the foot of the preceding Accompt 370,597 3
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers in London and the Outports:
out of the Impositions on Tobacco which determined 31 July 1710:
London port: £ s. d.
several merchants for interest due on their bonds 5 10
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 755 4 6
Chester (Matthew Anderton, late Collector) 0 8
(total Outports 755l. 13s. 3¾d.)
761 3
out of ditto which determined 31 July 1712:
London port:
several merchants, for interest on bonds 32 15 11½
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 195 19 1
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 3,627 12
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 902 17 3
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 100 0 0
Falmouth (William Pye) 46 9
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 1,086 19 2
Plymouth (David Morris) 239 17
(total Outports 6,199l. 15s. 7d.)
6,232 11
out of ditto which determined 31 July 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, on the Plantation Receipt, in money 19,304 16
ditto, ditto, in bonds 135,109 17 3
several merchants, for interest on bonds 6 16
(total London port 154,421l. 9s. 9d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 19,995 11 10¾
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 910 16
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 567 10 6
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 227 16 5
Falmouth (William Pye) 55 7 10½
Feversham (John Smalman) 0 15 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 17 19 7
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 3,814 14 3
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 3,664 9
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson) 207 17
Plymouth (David Morris) 800 18
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 200 0 0
Whithaven (Alfrid Lawson) 1,468 19 11¼
(total Outports 31,932l. 17s. 0½d.)
186,354 6
out of ditto which commenced 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver, on the Plantation Receipt, in money 13,599 19 7
ditto, ditto, in bonds 66,408 17 3
(total London port 80,008l. 16s. 10d.)
Outports:
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 120 0 0
80,128 16 10
total receipts as above 273,476l. 18s. 8¼d.
money remitted from North Britain by Mr. Edward Lewis, cashier there 307 5 9
total charge and receipts £644,381 7
Discharge.
Surplusage on the last Accompt 65 18
salaries and other allowances:
Sir John Shaw, bt., and Charles Shaw, his brother, for clerks employed in the Plantation Receipt 200 0 0
the four Examiners of the Outport Books 30 0 0
a clerk to the Surveyor General, a clerk to the Comptroller and a clerk to the Surveyor 60 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, for the General Accompt to Xmas 1708 and for this accompt 50 0 0
Thomas Foley, ditto, for the General Accompt to Xmas 1709 25 0 0
this Accomptant for extraordinary clerks 75 0 0
440 0 0
repayments for tobacco exported:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 2,021 4
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 22,445 8 4
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 90,471 15
114,938 7 9
repayments for damaged and defective tobacco:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 246 0 4
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 1,597 11
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 7,260 5
9,103 17 6
total repayments as above 124,042l. 5s. 3d.
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 683 16 0
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 7,115 9 0
out of ditto to31 July 1714 74,904 4
out of ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 14,869 14
97,573 3 11
money paid into the Exchequer from money remitted from North Britain 307 5 9
total payments and allowances £222,428 13
and so remains 421,952 14 6
against which bonds remaining in the Accompant's hands:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 108,535 12
for ditto to 31 July 1712 64,249 0 0
for ditto to 31 July 1714 183,917 8 1
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 65,161 12
£421,863 12 10¾
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 89 1
Declared 28 February 1715–16.

Footnotes

1 This figure is incorrectly shown on both Rolls as 12,128l. 16s. 8d., but the total is given correctly.
2 The Audit Office Roll has 7½d. which will not fit the total of 51l. 6s. 6¾d.