Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Excise', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CCCLXXXVII-CDXXV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86114 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Excise

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1437 [E.351/1437].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 734 [A.O.1/1079/734].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 (exclusive) to 24 June 1714 (inclusive).
Charge. £ s. d. £. s. d.
Arrears: remaining in neat money at 24 June 1713 82,289 11 5
remaining due from sundry brewers and others in the several Country Collections 34,593 9
ditto, ditto in London 13,048 2 10¾
ditto from sundry former Country Collectors 25,058 11
resting due from sundry present ditto 3,506 6 3
ditto from several Collectors of Imported Liquors in the Outports (952l. 7s. 3½d.) and from Richard Butler upon bond in Plymouth port (37l. 13s. 4d.) 990 0
ditto from persons concerned in collecting the Duties on Coffee, Cyder and Mead, etc. in London 1,316 8 8
ditto from the Navy Treasurer for bills drawn on him 99 6 1
resting to be accompted for by several noblemen and others [as in previous accompts] 18,723 12
money imprested to the Cashier 500 0 0
180,125 8 10
Receipts: the whole produce of the Excise due and payable for a year to 24 June 714:
produce of the several Country Collections 733,138 14 11¾
produce of the Excise in London, Westminster and Bills of Mortality 335,503 0
produce of the Excise for Imported Liquors, London port and Outports 24,559 16
received from John Haines, Clerk to the Register, for the Queen's part of London fines 78 14 7
1,093,280 6
Receipts: the whole produce of the Excise due and payable for a year to 24 June 714:
produce of the several Country Collections 733,138 14 11¾
produce of the Excise in London, Westminster and Bills of Mortality 335,503 0
produce of the Excise for Imported Liquors, London port and Outports 24,559 16
received from John Haines, Clerk to the Register, for the Queen's part of London fines 78 14 7
1,093,280 6
sundry additions and overbalances etc:
overbalances in London (to Edward Pilsworth, junior, formerly a clerk in the Distillery Office 8l. 2s. 8d. and to John Moore, Collector of London port, 9l. 19s. 3d.) 18 1 11
balances due to Country Collectors, detailed 325 3 10½
balances due to Collectors in the Outports, detailed 1 18 6
gross produce of the Duty on Sweets intermixed in vouchers with Exciseable Liquors 40 9 10¾ 385 14
total charge and receipts £1,273,791 9
Discharge.
Overbalances due to several Collectors and others from the preceding Accompt:
to Edward Pilsworth, junior [as above] 8 2 8
to several Country Collectors 419 1 3
to several Collectors in the Outports 2 7 4 429 11 3
salaries, riding charges, incidents etc.:
Collectors’ salaries in the Country etc. 70,835 9
riding charges 4,853 2 6
incident charges 1,755 10 6
Officers’ taxes 3,482 14 2
charges of returning money to London 447 18
81,374 14
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed for Excisable Liquors exported as merchandise 897 8 10¼
allowed persuant to Justices’ Warrants 210 12
allowed the fishermen of Great Yarmouth in consideration of their payment of Excise on strong beer provided for their North Sea and herring fishery 160 0 0
1,268 1
exports and over-charges allowed by the Commissioners in London:
allowed to sundry brewers for Beer exported 299 5 11½
allowed for Spirits exported as merchandize 43 2 0
allowed for Cyder ditto 3 13 4
(total exports 346l. 1s. 3½d.)
allowed to sundry brewers for overcharges 360 2
allowed to several distillers for Low Wines and Spirits overcharged 8 12 9
allowed for Cyder overcharged 17 9 1
(total for overcharges 386l. 4s. 3¾d.)
732 5
allowances for incidents and overcharges in London port and the Outports:
incident charges, London port 357 6 0
allowed for brandy and rum over-entered there 42 1 6
(total London port 399l. 7s. 6d.)
poundage and salaries to Collectors etc. of the Excise on Imported Liquors in the Outports 271 9
incident charges there 51 9 5
overcharges there 17 8 4
(total Outports 340l. 7s. 6½d.)
allowed to Peter Weket, Collector of Westminster and set in super on John Wallis for his bills unpaid for money taken up of Weket 243 19 10¾
allowed upon the accompt of Clement Warren, Collector of Hants, and charged to the accompt of John Natt's Malt accompt 5 8 9
(total 249l. 8s. 7¾d.) 989 3
total payments and allowances as above 84,364l. 5s. 6d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for 1,032,607 5 8
total payments and allowances £1,117,401 2 5
and so remains 156,390 7
whereof:
neat money unaccompted for, to be charged in the next year's Accompt 58,017 16 1
remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry brewers etc.:
in the several Counties in England and Wales 35,653 2 10¾
ditto in London (beer and ale 4,544l. 14s. 10¾d.; strong waters 1,143l. 1s. 5¼d.; low wines 2,468l. 3s. 5½d.; coffee 2,832l. 5s. 10d.; cyder 1,329l. 4s. 3¾d.; mead 476l. 18s. 11d.; and sweets 296l. 12s. 4d.) 13,091 1
48,744 4 1
arrears unpaid by Collectors and others for the balances of their accompts and bills of exchange, detailed: George Murray, late Collector, Bedford; the Earl of Danby, received of Richard Tooth, late Collector, Bristoll; William Liggon, for bills of exchange unpaid; Henry Benson, late Collector, Durham; Sir Edward Bathurst, late Collector, Gloucester; Ambrose Thelwell, late Collector, Hertford; Francis Hill, late Collector, Lancaster; Thomas Benson, ditto; John Stevenson, late Collector, Northumberland; Thomas Cowden, late Collector, Norfolk; William Hornby, late Collector, Hertford, Lincoln North, Middlesex and Surrey; John Kiffin, late Collector, York SouthWest; Rivers Dickenson, received of Andrew Clayton, late Collector, Middlesex and Surrey; Simon Donjoy, late Collector, Surrey; George Newton, late Collector, Wales East; John Trotman, late officer, Wales Middle; Thomas Jervis, late an officer there; William Benson,
late Collector, Westmorland; Ephraim Sandford, late Collector there; Richard Andrewson, late Collector, Wales North; Ferdinando Huddleston, late Collector, York North; John Jenings, late Collector, Worcester; Thomas Bird, late Collector, Oxford and Berks.; Richard Breynton, received of Thomas Clarke, late Collector, Hereford and Worcester; Thomas Crundell, for the remainder of his note; Peter Parr and Arthur Jefferies; part of a bill on accompt of John Lyford, late Collector, Hants.; Joseph Field, remainder of a bill taken off from John Rampley, late Collector, Suffolk; Sarah Dodd, remainder of two bills of exchange; John Gwin upon bond in Hereford and Worcester collections; John Grocer for a bill in Suffolk collection; Jacob Sheldrake, for a bill relating to Macclesfield collection and for part of a bill relating to Worcester collection, Henry Willet, late Collector, Suffolk; Thomas Woodward for two bills in Derby collection; Ralph Deane, late Collector, Gloucester; Joseph Renoldson, for bills of exchange not accepted; Thomas Combe, late Collector, Canterbury; John Powell, late Collector, Exeter; John Hill, late Collector, Lancaster; Francis Johnson, late Collector, Taunton; Ralph Leicester, late Collector, Westmorland; Edmund Carter, for money received of William Hornby, late Collector, Hertford; Benjamin Child, part of a bill received of Charles Parry, late Collector, Reading; Charles Wind, late Collector, Chester; William Raine, late Collector, Lancaster; Thomas Bretton late Collector, Hants.; Ezekiel Polsted, late Collector,
Lichfield; Pawlet Asterly, late Collector, Tiverton 25,059 14
remaining in arrear and unpaid by several Collectors for the balance of this year's accompts 2,673 15 8
remaining in arrear from Edward Herne and from John Franks and John Courtney in London port 271 11
remaining in arrear for balances due from several former and present Collectors in the Outports on this year's accompts 946 5 7
and from Richard Butler, late Collector Plymouth port, for the duty of Brandy on bond 37 13 4
remaining in arrear and unpaid for balances due from sundry Collectors etc. in London detailed [as in previous accompts] 1,316 8 8
remaining unpaid on several bills of exchange drawn upon the Navy Treasurer, detailed 99 6 1
(total in arrear and unpaid by Collectors and others 30,404l. 15s. 0¼d.)
depending upon several Noblemen and others [as in previous accompts] 18,723 12
imprest money 500 0 0
£156,390 7
Declared 3 July 1718.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1358 [E.351/1358].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 914, ROLL 107 [A.O.1/914/107].
The Governors and Commissioners of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining as by the end of the last Cash Accompt 23,716 9
depending upon the late Sub-Commissioners, Farmers and others for arrears due before 25 Dec. 1660 32,605 6
depending upon the late Sub-Commissioners, Farmers and others for receipts in the years 1661 and 1662, for rents at Mich. 1665, Mids. 1668 and Mids. 1674 and for money paid without sufficient warrant 22,224 12 4
(total depending 54,829l. 18s. 9½d.)
78,546 8
Receipts: moneys received within the time of the Accompt upon the following:
the Hereditary and Temporary Excise since 8 March 1701–2:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 125,547 3
Xmas quarter 1713 109,223 16 11½
Ladyday quarter 1714 115,822 0
Midsummer quarter 1714 119,100 14
469,693 15
the Additional 9d. for 99 years from 25Jan. 1692–3:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 41,169 3
Xmas quarter 1713 35,064 16
Ladyday quarter 1714 36,686 5 1
Midsummer quarter 1714 38,044 9 2
150,964 14
the Additional 9d. for 16 years, continued by Stat. 4 Anne [4 & 5 Anne, v. 18, s. 6]:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 45,845 4
Xmas quarter 1713 37,825 14 10½
Ladyday quarter 1714 37,440 3
Midsummer quarter 1714 39,421 18 10½
160,533 1
the Additional or Bank 9d. commencing 17 May 1697:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 41,169 3
Xmas quarter 1713 35,064 16
Ladyday quarter 1714 36,686 4 11¾
Midsummer quarter 1714 38,044 9 2
150,964 13 11¾
the Additional 3d. on Beer, Ale, Cyder etc. for 32 years from 26 March 1710:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 15,117 0 10½
Xmas quarter 1713 13,410 16
Ladyday quarter 1714 14,169 8
Midsummer quarter 1714 14,445 14
57,143 0
Low Wines and Spirits of the First Extraction for 96 years from 24 June 1710:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 6,215 0 1
Xmas quarter 1713 7,100 12 10
Ladyday quarter 1714 6,988 17 11¾
Midsummer quarter 1714 6,696 6
27,000 17 1
ditto before 24 June 1710:
Michaelmas quarter 1713 2 17 6
Xmas quarter 1713 2 17 6
Ladyday quarter 1714 2 17 6
Midsummer quarter 1714 2 17 6
11 10 0
money received in part of London fines and penalties:
Michaelmas term 1713. 78 14 7
total receipts as above 1,016,390l. 7s. 0½d.
total charge and receipts £1,094,936 15
Discharge.
Salaries and rents to the following:
George Townsend, Philip Ryley, Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, bt., Edward Noell, Christopher Montague, Whitlock Bulstrode, James Vernon and John Price, year to Ladyday 1714; William Strong, decd., to 7 Dec. 1713, and John Whetham succeeding him, from 2 Feb. 1713–14; each at 800l. per an. as Commissioners 7,074 3
Sir William Honeywood, bt., and Walter Hunger ford, year to Ladyday 1714; Thomas Goodman and William Lyndall, three quarters to Xmas 1713; Duncan Dee, Edward Hung[er]ford and William Gower 17 Feb. 1713–14 to Ladyday 1714, each at 200l. per an. as Commissioners for Appeals. 761 13
the officers, named, attending upon the Commissioners for Appeals 180 0 0
Robert Davers, late Auditor of the Excise, for himself and clerks. 700 0 0
Thomas Sydney, Comptroller of the Excise, for ditto 1,320 0 0
John Bruere, a clerk in the Comptroller's office 80 0 0
John Brougham, Secretary to the Commissioners, for himself and clerks 450 0 0
Thomas Yarbrough, Registrar, and John Haines, his clerk 390 0 0
Edward Pauncfort, Receiver General and Cashier 1,550 0 0
John Ellis, Solicitor 350 0 0
Richard Hill, a Teller 80 0 0
Mrs. Mary Howard, Housekeeper, and Mrs. Elizabeth Gibbons, Deputy Housekeeper 250 0 0
John Matthew, Clerk of the Securities 100 0 0
and several under officers for their salaries 11,866 15
Thomas Frederick, for rent of his house in St. Olave in the Old Jewry, London 264 0 0
Thomas Porter, for coach houses and stables; half year to Ladyday 1714 25 0 0
25,441 12
(The above is allowed as follows:out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 11,905l. 19s. 6¼d., out of the 9d. for 99 years 3,887l. 19s. 7¾d., out of the 16 years 9d., 4,006l. 12s. 4d.,out of the Bank 9d., 3,887l. 19s. 7½d.,out of the Additional 3d., 1,337l. 1s. 2¼d., out of the Duty on Low Wines 416l.):
Payments to trades men, artificers and others, for work and materials and for incident charges, detailed 3,430 1
Charles, Duke of Cleveland, for his pension 3,000 0 0
George, Duke of Northumberland, the like 3,000 0 0
Charles, Duke of Grafton (£2,000) and the Duchess Dowager of Grafton (£1,000) 3,000 0 0
payments for officers’ taxes; by special warrant from the Lord High Treasurer (allotted to the several Duties) 1,490 12 0
allowed the money paid by Edward Pauncfort for Exchequer charges 199 5 4
allowed for money paid to William Harvey towards the repair of the former Excise Office, Broad Street, London; ditto; ditto 100 0 0
allowed for money paid to James Jenkinson and Robert Wind for expenses in seizing and condemningThe White Elephant and her cargo; ditto; ditto 34 14
allowance for beer etc. exported as merchandise, and for overcharges, detailed 762 13
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 453,604 7 3
on the Additional or Fund 9d. for 99 years 148,629 13
on the Additional 9d. for 16 years 158,121 19 4
on the Additional or Bank 9d. 148,629 13 0
on the Additional 3d. 56,293 9 5
on the Duty on Low Wines and Spirits of the First Extraction for 96 years from 24 June 1710 26,777 1 6
on ditto, before 24 June 1710 13 8 4
and out of Fines and Penalties 78 14 7
992,148 6
total payments and allowances £1,032,607 5 8
and so remains 62,329 9
whereof depending on sundry Sub-Commissioners for money collected in part of arrears to 25 Dec. 1660 and upon sundry late Farmers of the Excise for rent due to 25 March 1658 and money received for fines and money in the hands of two Tellers named; all as in previous Cash Accompts 32,605 6
and depending on various late Sub-Commissioners of Excise, named, for Excise due since 25 Dec. 1660, and on divers late Farmers of Excise for rents; and upon former Commissioners of Excise and their Cashier for passing their Patent without sufficient warrant; all as in previous Cash Accompts 22,224 12 4
£54,829 18
and depending upon the Commissioners:
for money imprested to the Cashier for incidents 500 0 0
for a quarter's salary of a deceased Country Accomptant for which no acquittance is yet produced 20 0 0
for two errors in the salary bills 24 18 10¼
for the money arising out of:
the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 3,288 3
the Additional 9d. for 99 years 1,070 13
the Additional 9d. for 16 years 1,070 13
the Additional or Bank 9d. 1,070 13
the Additional 3d. from 26 March 1710 382 3
the Duty on Low Wines from Midsummer 1710 72 4 10½
the Lottery 9d. from 17 May 1697 0 0
the Duty on Low Wines to 24 March 1705–6 0 0
the Additional and Double 9d. 0 0
the Duty of 2s. per gallon on Brandy 0 0
£7,499 10 11¼
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1452 [E.351/1452].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 735, PART 1 [A.01/1079/735/1].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 inclusive to 24 June 1714 exclusive.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt under the Act 11 Anne [12 Anne c. 2] nil
Receipts: the whole Duty and produce of the Duty on Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry for the period 24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714:
Gross produce in Country Inland collections:
Malt at 6d. a bushel 515,437 17 10
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead 14,285 1 6
Compounders 4,503 15 0
the Queen's share of fines 333 4
surcharges from the Examiner's Office 6 16
interest on bills of exchange returned 10 17 10¼
charge of protest 0 2 0
taxes received back from the Land Tax Collectors 0 6 1 534,578 0
Gross produce in the Outports:
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead 33 15 0
Mum at 10s. a barrel 61 13 95 8
Gross produce in London port:
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead 0 3
Mum at 10s. a barrel 78 2 78 5 11¾
Gross produce in London:
Malt at 6d. a bushel 829 14
Cyder at 4s. a hogshead 1,198 13
surcharges from the Cyder ledger 0 0 2,028 7 11¾
total produce as above 536,780l. 3s. 2½d.
overbalances (Collectors and Districts named) 150 13
money added proper to Arrear Accompt, being overpaid on this General Accompt 60 0 0
total charge and receipts £536,990 16 9
Discharge.
Salaries and incidents etc.:
salaries of Collectors etc. (not detailed) 40,235 19
riding charges 2,669 5 0
incident charges 885 8
Inferior Officers’ taxes 2,008 1
returns of money to London 295 19
allowed the Collectors in the Outports for poundage 6 18 11
46,101 12 9
allowances:
allowed for Malt and Cyder exported 27,370 10 9
allowed for Cyder overcharged in London 8 12
allowed as per Justices’ Warrants 1,535 7
28,914 10
total for salaries and allowances as above 75,016l. 3s. 5¾d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for in the Cash Account 265,295 8
£340,311 12
and so remains 196,679 4
whereof remaining in arrear for Malt Duty commencing 24 June 1713:
remaining unpaid by several Malsters in the Country, not named 23,845 11 0
remaining due from several Malsters in London, ditto 3 16 10
remaining due from sundry Collectors in the Country, ditto 475 9
24,324 17
cash in the hands of the Cashier 3,310 9
money received after Midsummer 1714 on accompt of sundry Country Collectors 168,585 17
ditto on the accompts of sundry Collectors in the Outports 65 18
ditto on the accompt of London Ports and on accompt of sundry Malsters and Cydermakers in London 392 1
172,354 7
£196,679 4
Declared 26 February 1718–19.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1376 [E.351/1376].
Audit Office: Bundle 914, Roll 108 [A.O.1/914/108].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the Commissioners:
out of the Duty on Malt commencing 24 June 1713 nil (first Accompt)
ditto, determined 23 June 1713 19,164 17
ditto, determined 23 June 1712 391 11 10
ditto, determined 23 June 1711 65 4 6
ditto, determined 23 June 1710 823 4
ditto, determined 23 June 1709 3 0
ditto, determined 23 June 1708 0 0
ditto, determined 23 June 1707 3 4
ditto, determined 23 June 1705 0 0
ditto, determined 23 June 1703 0 0
out of the Duty on Sweets determined 25 March 1707 5 14
out of the Old Duties on Malt and Leather 0 0
20,456 18
remaining upon Thomas Tresham, a late Officer in the Excise [as in previous years] 682 9 0
Receipts: money received out of the various Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry:
on the Duty on Malt etc. from 24 June 1713 268,605 18 1
on ditto to 23 June 1713 232,480 16
on ditto to 23 June 1712 124 10
on ditto to 23 June 1711 623 3
on ditto to 23 June 1710 72 1
on ditto to 23 June 1709 0 19 10½
on ditto to 23 June 1707 1 10
on ditto to 23 June 1705 218 16
on the Duty on Sweets for 99 years from 25 March 1707 292 6
502,420 2
total charge and receipts £523,559 10 0
Discharge.
Salaries etc.:
Robert Davers, Auditor, and his clerk; Ladyday quarter 1714 15 0 0
Thomas Sidney, Comptroller, for his Deputy and two clerks; year to Lady- day 1714 140 0 0
the Assistant Accomptants, named; ditto 300 0 0
John Matthew, Clerk of the Securities, and Samuel Johnson, Correspondent, ditto 100 0 0
Anthony Cossens and John Tooker, two Accomptants General; ditto 160 0 0
Jervas Clark, Assistant Doorkeeper, ditto 5 0 0
Edward Willett, Accomptant for the London Distillery Cyder etc.; ditto. 10 0 0
William Puriour, Assistant to the Clerk of the Diaries; ditto 40 0 0
John Gibbons, Clerk of the Stores, for his Assistant (named) 40 0 0
Thomas Denny, Messenger; ditto 50 0 0
James Lambert, Chief Examiner of the Country Examiners’ books; ditto; and other Examiners (by quarters, not named) 324 5 10½
John Francis and John Howson, Receivers and Billmen; Robert Nesbitt, another, and Roger Bastin succeeding him; ditto 120 0 0
William Taylor, Doorkeeper, for disbursements 56 13
Robert Davers, Auditor, at 60l. per an. from 3 Feb. 1712–13 to Xmas 1713 53 6 8
1,414 5 9
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others, named, for goods delivered, work done, law charges etc. 1,885 5
payments by special Warrants, detailed 74 13
payments for overbalances and overpayments to Collectors for Malt exported and for Sweets etc. overcharged, detailed 4,810 1
ready money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Malt Duty from 24 June 1713 262,088 19
out of ditto to 23 June 1713 247,799 17
out of ditto to 23 June 1711 277 17 11
out of ditto under the Act 2 Anne [to 23June 1705] 218 16 7
out of the Duty on Sweets. 282 18 9
510,668 10 8
total payments and allowances £519,133 16
and so remains 4,425 13
whereof depending on Thomas Tresham [as in previous accompts] 682 9 0
and depending on the Commissioners of Excise:
out of the Malt Duty from 24 June 1713 3,310 9
out of ditto to 23 June 1713 14 15
out of ditto to 23 June 1712 344 11 10½
out of ditto to 23 June 1711 nil
out of ditto to 23 June 1710 61 17
out of ditto to 23 June 1709 4 0
out of ditto to 23 June 1708 0 0
out of ditto to 23 June 1707 4 15
out of ditto to 23 June 1703 0 0
out of the Duty on Sweets from 25 March 1707 2 14
out of the Duty on Malt to 20 July 1699 0 0
out of the Leather Duty to 20 April 1704 0 0
3,743 4
£4,425 13
Declared 6 August 1716.
The Audit Office Roll contains an Abstract of the foregoing Receipts and Payments (in Arabic numerals throughout).
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: HOPS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1463 [E.351/1463].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 735, PART 3 [A.O.1/1079/735/3].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in neat money to be further accompted for 2,564 17 6
remaining due from sundry Hop planters and others in the Country Collections 1,352 13
resting due from sundry present Country Collectors 3 0
3,920 11
Receipts: the whole produce of the Duty on Hops 24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714 23,057 1 8
Overbalances; detailed by places and Collectors 27 13
total charge and receipts £27,005 6
Discharge. £ s. d.
Overbalances due to Country Collectors from preceding years 32 14
salaries, etc.:
salaries to additional Officers in the Country 1,092 12 10½
incident charges 107 2
charges in returning money to London 11 8
1,211 3 8
allowances etc.:
allowed to sundry persons for hops exported 2,553 10
allowed as per Justices’ Warrants 16 9 4
2,569 19 11½
total salaries and allowances 3,781l. 3s. 7½d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for in the Cash Account 18,126 11
total payments and allowances £21,940 9
and so remains 5,064 17
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry hop planters and others in the Country 2,319 14 0
and remaining due from sundry Country Collectors 87 0 10
2,406 14 10
cash in the hands of the Cashier 143 11 5
resting to be accompted for on accompt of sundry Country Collectors for money received after 24 June 1714 2,511 15
money received after 24 June 1714 and proper to the year ended Midsummer 1713 2 15 10¼
2,658 2
£5,064 17
Declared 28 September 1721.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: HOPS: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1388 [E.351/1388].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 914: ROLL 109 [A.O.1/914/109].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioners’ hands as by the end of the last preceding Cash Accompt 856 5
Receipts: money received out of the Duty on Hops within the time of this Accompt 17,413 17 0
total charge and receipts £18,270 2
Discharge.
Incident charges; payments to tradesmen, artificers and others, named, for work and materials 318 2
Officers’ taxes 14 0 0
money paid to Edward Pauncfort for his charges in paying money into the Exchequer 13 9 9
allowance for hops exported as merchandise 1,061 19 1
ready money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 16,718 19 8
total payments and allowances 18,126 11
and so remains 143 11 5
whereof depending on William Taylor, for money imprested 100 0 0
and on these Accomptants 43 11 5
£143 11 5
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CANDLES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1471 [E.351/1471].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 735, PART 2 [A.O.1/1079/735/2]
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in neat money, received in part of the produce of this Duty to 24 June 1713 11,906 4
remaining due from sundry Tallow chandlers and others in the Country Collections 965 19
ditto, ditto in London 40 6
resting due from sundry Country Collectors 63 2 11½ 12,975 13
Receipts: the whole produce of the Duties on Candles, 24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714:
London:
tallow candles, the growing Duty at 1d. per lb. 38,045 4
wax candles at 8d. per lb. 668 10 0
surcharges from London ledger 33 19
compositions 55 0
the Queen's part of fines 78 19 9
38,881 14 1
Country Inland Collections:
tallow candles, the growing Duty as above 83,751 7
wax candles, ditto 1,533 9 10
compositions 240 15 6
the Queen's part of fines 148 3 11¾
interest and protest of bills of exchange returned 1 10
interest on Exchequer bills and surcharges from the Examiners’ Office 4 2
85,679 9
total produce as above 124,561l. 3s. 3¾d.
Overbalances, paid into the Excise Office
by sundry Collectors, named, with places 55 17
total charge and receipts £137,592 13
Discharge.
Overbalances allowed to Country Collectors from the preceding Accompt 62 18 1
salaries etc.:
salaries in the several Collections 8,235 0
riding charges, Sheffield Collection 25 4 0
necessary and incident charges 159 16 0
charges of returns of money to London 40 6 4
inferior Officers’ taxes 386 3 10½
Nicholas Pollexfen, a Commissioner of Excise, for charges of his circuit 20 0 0 8,866 10
allowances:
allowed to persons in the Country for candles exported 679 7
allowed as per Justices’ Warrants in the Country 6 18 7
allowed for Candles overcharged in London 31 18 1
718 4
total for salaries and allowances as above 9,584l. 14s. 9¾d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for 115,135 17
total payments and allowances £124,783 9 11
and so remains 12,809 3
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry Tallow chandlers and others in the Country 1,171 15
ditto, ditto, in London 76 13
resting due from several Country Collectors 183 10 1,431 19
and resting due to be accompted for by the Commissioners:
cash in the hands of the Cashier 213 2
money received after 24 June 1714 on accompt of sundry Country Collectors 7,554 13
ditto on accompt of sundry Tallow chandlers in London 3,581 11 0
ditto on accompt of sundry Country Collectors, proper to the preceding accompt 14 2
ditto on accompt of sundry Tallow chandlers in London, proper to ditto 13 14 10¼
11,377 4 5
£12,809 3
Declared 26 February 1718–19.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CANDLES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1396A [E.351/1396A]. (fn. 1)
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 914, ROLL 111 [A.O.1/914/111].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants, as by the end of the last preceding Accompt 3,258 5
Receipts: sums received by these Accompt ants etc. out of the Duties on Candles within the time of this accompt:
on Candles: commencing 1 May 1710 56,005 18 11
on Candles: commencing 25 March 1711 56,005 14 11
money received on accompt of London fines 78 19 9
112,090 13 7
total charge and receipts £115,348 19
Discharge
Salaries:
Isaac Hide, Accomptant General 70 0 0
Henry Wilcox, Accomptant for London and the Country (Ladyday 1713 to 24 April 1713) and Thomas Wyvill suc ceeding him (from 24 April 1713 to Ladyday 1714) 80 0 0
John Lawton and John Phillips, Assis tant Accomptants 100 0 0
Adam Anderson, Assistant to the Clerk of the Stores 45 0 0
Gervas Clerk, Assistant Doorkeeper 5 0 0
Robert Hussey and Francis Oldham, Examiners 110 0 0
Robert Shawter, Messenger 50 0 0
Henry Middleton, Assistant to the Clerk of the Securities 20 0 0
Thomas Sidney, Comptroller, for a clerk 60 0 0
Edward Clarke and Edward White, two General Surveyors 250 0 0
eight Surveyors, not named 440 0 0
Officers for surveying wax and tallow candles (35, 33, 33, 33 in successive quarters) 1,623 14
Thomas Walker, Assistant Officer (Lady day 1713 to 11 Jan. 1713–14) and William Clark succeeding him (11 Jan. 1713–14 to Ladyday 1714) 35 0 0
William Taylor, Doorkeeper, for salaries paid by him 28 5
2,916 19 8
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others, named, for work and materials 1,052 1 2
Inferior Officers’ taxes 302 10 0
and to Edward Pauncfort, Cashier, for his charges in paying money into the Exchequer 27 15
payments for exports (out of the Duty commenced 1 May 1710, 37l. 10s. 6d. and out of the Duty commenced 25 March 1711 33l. 14s. 6d.) 171 5 0
ready money paid into the Exchequer:
out of the Duty commenced 1 May 1710 55,341 4 10½
out of the Duty commencing 25 March 1711 55,345 0 11½
out of fines and penalties 78 19 9
110,765 5 7
total payments and allowances £115,135 17
and so remains 213 2
whereof depending on William Tayler for money imprested. 100 0 0
and on John Gibbons for ditto 50 0 0
and on these Accomptants 63 2
£213 2
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: DUTIES ON HIDES, SKINS ETC.: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1478 [E.351/1478].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 640, ROLL 234 [A.O.1/640/234].
Philip Ryley, George Townsend, Richard Shoredich, William Walbanck, Roger Millart, Justinian Isham, Thomas Leigh and Reginald Ryley, Commissioners for the Receipt and Management of the Duties on Hides, Skins, Vellum and Parchment.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: depending on sundry tanners etc., for money due at Midsummer 1713:
for the Duty commencing 24 June 1711 1,958 16 8
for the Additional Duty commencing 1Aug. 1712 1,182 19 8
3,141 16 4
and upon sundry Collectors for ditto remaining in their hands:
for the Duty commencing 24 June 1711 664 12 10
for the Additional Duty 149 19
814 12
and upon the late Commissioners for money remaining in their hands at the foot of the last Cash Accompt:
for the Duty commencing 24 June 1711 1,689 10
for the Additional Duty 23 4
1,712 14 11¾
and upon these Accomptants for money due from sundry Collectors at Midsummer 1713 and since paid:
for the Duty commencing24 June 1711 19,877 13
for the Duty commencing 1 Aug. 1712 8,122 12
28,000 5 10¾
total arrears as above 33,669l. 9s. 9d.
Receipts: money due and payable for the Duties on Hides etc. within the time of this accompt:
the produce of the Duty on Stock in hand 2 11 9
the produce of the Duty on Hides etc.
from Midsummer 1711 under the Act 9 Anne [c. 12]:
Bedford (Thomas Poole) 1,221 9 10¾
ditto (John Taylor) 276 10
ditto (Matthew Denton) 661 8 10½
Bristoll (George Lomax) 3,070 16 8
Cambridge (Thomas Sheppard) 2,855 16
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn) 3,707 9
Chester (Thomas Walbanke) 2,729 19 0
Cornwall (Thomas Simonds) 1,393 13
ditto (John Weston) 519 6 9
Cumberland (John Hodgson) 920 2
Derby (John Morris) 1,873 1 3
Dorset (Thomas Cornelius) 2,313 12
Durham (Thomas Billings) 1,670 1
Essex (Edmund Haddock) 2,438 6
Exeter (Edward Binlawes) 2,712 5 11¾
Gloucester (William Brown) 240 7
ditto (John Meredith) 1,561 10
Grantham (John Brooke) 1,358 11
Hants. (Thomas Sanderson) 4,325 19
Hereford (Edward Halford) 1,846 14 2
Hertford (Henry Marmion) 5,095 2 10
Isle of Wight (Benjamin Everard) 193 6
Lancaster (Edward Burghall) 2,209 4 10
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 3,197 11 1
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg) 2,095 5 6
Lincoln (Samuel Power) 1,427 14
Marlborough (Thomas Hope) 1,739 14
Northampton (John Wyatt) 2,653 8 1
Northumberland (John Wilcox) 939 18
Norwich (Thomas Boococke) 3,395 17
Oxford (Leonard Benton) 1,544 8
Reading (Thomas Gibbons) 2,240 16 11½
Richmond (William Archer) 1,307 7
Salop (Maurice Pugh) 2,550 8
Sheffield (John Rockett) 2,527 17 1
Suffolk (Richard Eeles) 3,655 4
Surrey (William Morton) 4,350 17
Sussex (Thomas French) 2,183 6
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler) 2,786 5
Tiverton (Stewkly Goodwin) 1,831 19
East Wales (Edward Kemeyes) 1,019 10 10
Middle Wales (John Jenkins) 1,194 0
North Wales (William Gough) 674 15
West Wales (John Picton) 795 14
Westmorland (William Askew) 1,895 3 6
Worcester (Walter Warlow) 3,244 8
York (Gervas Raynes). 1,913 6 11½
London and the Bills of Mortality (these Accomptants) 10,780 18
107,140 14
for the Additional Duty from 1Aug. 1712under the Act 10 Anne [c. 19]:
Bedford (Thomas Pool) 658 19 11¾
ditto (John Taylor) 149 14
ditto (Matthew Denton) 365 14 9
Bristoll (George Lomax) 2,121 14
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard) 1,570 4
Canbterbury (Jacob Lynn) 2,075 12 10
Chester (Thomas Walbanck) 1,618 15 10½
Cornwall (Thomas Simonds) 786 7
ditto (John Weston) 290 16 0
Cumberland (John Hodgson) 574 14
Derby (John Morris) 1,120 8 11½
Dorset (Thomas Cornelius) 1,300 3
Durham (Thomas Billings) 1,103 13
Essex (Edmund Haddock) 1,415 6 2
Exeter (Edward Binlawes) 1,799 0
Gloucester (William Browne) 133 4
ditto (John Meredith) 891 19 2
Grantham (John Brooke) 865 0 8
Hants. (Thomas Sanderson) 2,502 15 11¾
Hereford (Edward Halford) 1,073 16
Hereford (Henry Marmion) 3,512 11
Isle of Wight (Benjamin Everard) 109 0
Lancaster (Edward Burghall) 1,244 17 7
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 1,832 10
Litchfield (William Bainbrigg) 1,215 0
Lincoln (Samuel Power) 831 11 4
Marlborough (Thomas Hope) 994 14 5
Northampton (John Wyat) 1,590 17 11
Northumberland (John Wilcox) 578 13 11¾
Norwich (Thomas Boococke) 1,872 9 11
Oxford (Leonard Benton) 930 14
Reading (Thomas Gibbons) 1,249 7
Richmond (William Archer) 793 13
Salop (Maurice Pugh) 1,577 4
Sheffield (John Rockett) 1,412 14
Suffolk (Richard Eeles) 2,081 18 11¾
Surrey (William Morton) 2,543 19
Sussex (Thomas French) 1,248 16 0
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler) 1,589 2
Tiverton (Stewkley Goodwin) 1,046 11
East Wales (Edward Kemeyes) 601 8
Middle Wales (John Jenkins) 700 5 5
North Wales (William Gough) 425 9
West Wales (John Picton) 501 3
Westmorland (William Askew) 1,066 0 6
Worcester (Walter Warlow) 1,988 17
York (Jeremias Raynes) 1,152 5 8
these Accomptants in London and the Bills of Mortality 7,107 12
64,217 16 11
money arising for the Queen's part of prizes and penalties within the time of this accompt, detailed as above 312 3
money surcharged on the Collectors for interest on bills of exchange returned for repayment and upon several tanners etc. in London etc.:
interest on bills of exchange returned, detailed by Collectors and places: onaccompt of the First Duty 5l.13s. 8d.and on accompt of the Additional Duty 2l. 4s. 8d. 7 18 4
surcharges made on sundry Collectors detailed in the Examiners’ Office inLondon on accompt of the First Duty 2l. 11s. 4¾d. and on accompt of the Additional Duty 1l. 5s. 1½d. 3 16
George Lomax, Collector at Bristoll, for profit made by returning money to London, on accompt of the Additional Duty 0 10 0
and surcharged upon these Accomptants from the London ledger; on the First Duty 1½d. and on the Additional Duty 1½d. 0 0 3
12 5
total receipts as above 171,685l. 10s. 11¾d. overpayments, detailed:
on the Duty from 24 June 1711 132 11
on the Additional Duty from 1 Aug. 1712 205 17
238 8 10¾
money received back from an Officer for not officiating as directed; on accopmpt of the Duty from Midsummer 1711 1l. 3s. 9½d.and on accompt of the Duty from 1 Aug. 1712 14s. 3½d. 1 18 1
total charge and receipts £205,695 7
Discharge. £ s d
Overpayments in the time of the preceding accompt, detailed:
on the Duty from 24 June 1711 72 14
on the Duty from 1 Aug. 1712 198 11
271 5
salaries and incidents:
salaries of the Commissioners and other Officers in London and within the Bills of Mortality (viz. out of the First Duties 1,922l. 7s. 10¾d.and out of the Additional Duties 1,153l. 8s. 9d.) 3,075 16
salaries of the Collectors and other Officers in the several Collections, detailed with names of Collectors (viz.out of the First Duties 14,599l. 5s. 4¼d.and out of the Additional Duties 8,759l. 11s.) 23,358 16
26,434 13 0
incident charges in London:
out of the First Duty 1,126l. 0s. 0¼d.and out of the Additional Duty 662l. 14s. 5d. 1,788 14
incident charges in the Country:
postage etc. detailed by Collectors 412 12 11¾
riding charges, ditto 1,297 6 0
Officers’ taxes repaid 938 2
charges in returning money to London 62 7
4,499 3
(total for incidents in the Country 2,710l. 8s. 9½d. viz. out of the First Duties 1,694l. 7s. 1d. and out of the Additional Duties 1,016l. 1s. 8½d.)
total for salaries and incidents etc. 30,933l. 16s. 2¾d. viz. out of the First Duties 19,342l. 0s. 4¼d. and out of the Additional Duties11,591l. 15s. 10½d.
money repaid within the time of this Accompt upon debentures:
money repaid in London upon debentures for hides and skins exported:
out of the First Duties 5,735l. 17s. 7½d.and out of the Additional Duties 2,864l. 5s. 1½d. 8,600 2 9
ditto in the Country Collections for ditto, detailed by Collectors; out of the First Duties 1,213l. 4s. 1½d. and out of the Additional Duties 600l. 16s. 8½d. 1,814 0 10
total for hides exported etc. 10,414l. 3s. 7d.; viz. out of the First Duties 6,949l. 1s. 9d.and out of the Additional Duties 3,465l. 1s. 10d.)
repayments for an overcharge in London, detailed; out of the First Duties 0 19
ditto for overcharges in the Country, detailed by Collectors 11 4
(total for overcharges 12l.3s. 4¾d., viz. outof the First Duty 7l. 12s. 10¼d. and out of the Additional Duty 3l. 11s. 5d.)
total repayments (viz. out of the First Duties 6,957l. 13s. 8¾d. and out of the Additional Duties 3,468l. 13s. 3d.) 10,426 6 11¾
money paid into the Exchequer:
out of the produce of the Duties from Midsummer 1711 83,349 16 10½
and out of the produce of the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712 45,711 12
129,061 9 4
total payments and allowances £170,692 18
and so remains 35,002 9
against which depending:
money due from sundry tanners etc., not named, in the several Collections, detailed:
out of the produce of the Duties from Midsummer 1711 2,154 4 5
out of the produce of the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712 1,338 1
3,492 6
money in arrear in the hands of the several Collectors, detailed:
on accompt of the Duties from Midsummer 1711 331 8
on accompt of the Additional Duties from 1 Aug 1712 86 0 11¼
417 9
money imprested or in the Commissioners’ hands:
arrears in the Commissioners’ hands at the foot of their Cash Accompt, on accompt of the Duties from Midsummer 1711 413 18
money imprested to Francis Sorrill, Sec retary, for incident charges, out of the same 191 4 4
and remaining in the Commissioners’ hands for money received after the determination of the Accompt; on accompt of the Duties from Midsummer 1711 19,022l. 12s.9½d. and on accompt of the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712 11,464l. 18s. 7¼d 30,487 11
31,092 13
total arrears at Midsummer 1714;on accompt of the Duties from Midsummer 1711 22,113l. 8s. 4½d. and on accompt of the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712 12,889l. 1s. 3¾d. £35,002 9
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 3 July 1718.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: DUTIES ON HIDES AND SKINS ETC.: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1402 [351/1402]. (fn. 1)
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 784, ROLL 974 [A.O.1/784/974].
Philip Ryley, George Townsend, Richard Shordich, William Walbanck, Roger Millart, Justinian Isham, Thomas Leigh and Reginald Ryley, Commissioners for the Receipt and Management of the Duties of Hides, Skins, Vellum and Parchment.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of the previous Cash Accompt:
on accompt of the Old Duties 1,689 10
on accompt of the Additional Duties. 23 4
1,712 14 11¾
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
for the old. Duties from Midsummer 1711:
Bedford (Thomas Poole) 1,372 15
ditto (John Taylor) 189 12
ditto (Matthew Denton) 301 0 0
Bristoll (John Hardy) 13 14 9
ditto (George Lomax) 2,595 17
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard) 2,468 8
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn) 3,164 13
Chester (Thomas Walbancke) 2,319 5
Cornwall (Edward Binlawes) 361 18 1
ditto (Thomas Symonds) 1,074 10
ditto (John Weston) 110 16 8
Cumberland (John Hodgson) 635 18 8
Derby (William Bainbrigg) 352 6 11½
ditto (John Morris) 1,199 10 11¾
Dorsett (William Sherborne) 70 0 0
ditto (Thomas Sanderson) 447 17 11½
ditto (Thomas Cornelius) 1,394 10
Durham (Thomas Billings) 1,383 14
Essex (Jacob Lynn) 28 6
ditto (Edmund Haddock) 1,804 8 10¾
Exeter (Thomas Symonds) 423 19
ditto (Edward Binlawes) 1,640 9
Gloucester (Henry Marmion) 395 9 6
ditto (William Browne) 186 10
ditto (John Meredith) 1,005 13
Grantham (Gervas Raynes) 357 7 10¼
ditto (John Brookes) 737 13 11
Hants. (Thomas Cornelius) 982 14 10¼
ditto (Thomas Sanderson) 2,823 10
Hereford (William Browne) 358 0
ditto (Edward Halford) 1,160 19
Hertford (Edward Halford) 959 14
ditto (Henry Marmion) 3,533 10 0
Isle of Wight (George Sponge) 29 13 11½
ditto (Benjamin Everard) 114 4
Lancaster (Edward Burghall) 1,873 17
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 2,721 14
Litchfield (Walter Warlow) 468 4
ditto (William Bainbrigg) 1,242 10
Lincoln (William Morton) 310 13
ditto (Samuel Powers) 895 1 2
Marlborough (Thomas Hope) 1,475 17
Northampton (John Wyatt) 2,243 0 11½
Northumberland (William Pulleine) 0 4
ditto (John Willcocks) 763 5
Norwich (Thomas Boococke) 2,846 18 4
Oxford (Leonard Benton) 1,245 12 8
Reading (Thomas Gibbons) 1,918 15
Richmond (William Archer) 954 5
Salop (Maurice Pugh) 2,253 13
Sheffield (John Rockett) 2,093 16
Suffolk (Richard Eeles) 3,077 11
ditto (John Bunn) 0 11
Surry (Samuel Power) 768 5 0
ditto (William Morton) 3,258 12
Sussex (Thomas French) 1,840 7
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler) 2,244 3
Tiverton (Stewk’ Goodwin) 1,469 17
East Wales (Edward Kemeys) 805 1 5
Middle Wales (John Jenkins) 950 6
North Wales (William Gough) 510 0 11¾
West Wales (John Picton) 559 18
Westmorland (William Askew) 1,503 9
Worcester (John Morris) 545 17
ditto (Walter Warlow) 2,264 1 11¼
York (John Brooke) 261 10 11½
ditto (Jervis Raynes) 1,014 4 5
these Accomptants in London 10,622 15 5
91,003 3
for the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712:
Bedford (Thomas Poole) 666 5 2
ditto (John Taylor) 109 18 8
ditto (Matthew Denton) 170 0 0
Bristoll (George Lomax) 1,777 17
Cambridge (Thomas Sheffard) 1,209 2
Canterbury (Jacob Lynn) 1,645 13
Chester (Thomas Walbanck) 1,348 0
Cornwall (Edward Binlawes) 47 15
ditto (Thomas Symonds) 584 11 11
ditto (John Weston) 6 1 8
Cumberland (John Hodgson) 304 10 0
Derby (William Bainbrigg) 130 13
ditto (John Morris) 664 13
Dorsett (William Sherborne) 0 19
ditto (Thomas Sanderson) 247 17 6
ditto (Thomas Cornelius) 787 18
Durham (Thomas Billings) 850 13
Essex (Edmund Haddock) 1,008 1
Exeter (Thomas Symonds) 371 17
ditto (Edward Binlawes) 1,129 8
Gloucester (Henry Marmion) 91 10 6
ditto (William Brown) 97 0 10¼
ditto (John Meredith) 570 11
Grantham (Gervas Raynes) 106 1 11½
ditto (John Brookes) 479 13 2
Hants. (Thomas Cornelius) 446 3
ditto (Thomas Sanderson) 1,594 12
Hereford (William Browne) 127 6
ditto (Edward Halford) 668 19 11
Hertford (Edward Halford) 489 3
ditto (Henry Marmion) 2,449 10 0
Isle of Wight (George Sponge) 3 11 6
ditto (Benjamin Everard) 62 18 5
Lancaster (Edward Burghall) 957 6
Leeds (Matthew Slack) 1,464 13 0
Lichfield (Walter Warlow) 133 7
ditto (William Bainbrigg) 718 1 2
Lincoln (William Morton) 60 13 10¾
ditto (Samuel Powers) 515 4
Marlborough (Thomas Hope) 661 18 8
Northampton (John Wyatt) 1,196 12
Northumberland (John Wilcocks) 403 9
Norwich (Thomas Boococke) 1,364 2
Oxford (Leonard Benton) 625 12
Reading (Thomas Gibbons) 988 9
Richmond (William Archer) 457 7 5
Salop (Maurice Pugh) 1,366 16
Sheffield (John Rocket) 1,090 8
Suffolk (Richard Eeles) 1,563 17 9
Surry (Samuel Power) 467 13 6
ditto (William Morton) 1,795 8
Sussex (Thomas French) 806 6 10½
Taunton (Joseph Wheeler) 1,224 15
Tiverton (Stewk’ Goodwin) 763 12
East Wales (Edward Kemeyes) 357 18
Middle Wales (John Jenkins) 439 9 10½
North Wales (William Gough) 227 13 4
West Wales (John Picton) 238 6
Westmorland (William Askew) 810 18
Worcester (John Morris) 302 1
ditto (Walter Warlow) 1,399 9
York (John Brooke) 134 12 2
ditto (Gervas Raynes) 622 6
and these Accomptants in the London Collection 7,008 11 1
50,416 6
total receipts as above 141,419l. 9s. 8½d.
total charge and receipts £143,132 4
Discharge.
Salaries etc. under the Establishment of 18 July 1711:
Richard Shorediche, William Walbancke, Roger Millart and Justinian Isham, Commissioners for these Duties, year to Ladyday 1714; Philip Ryley and George Townsend, Ladyday 1713 to 19 Nov. 1713; Thomas Leigh and Reginald Ryley succeeding them, to Ladyday 1714 1,200 0 0
Edward Foley, Cashier; year to Ladyday 1714 510 0 0
Francis Sorrill, Secretary; same time 50 0 0
Leonard Reresby, Comptroller; same time 100 0 0
Henry Needler, Accomptant General; same time 100 0 0
John Bach, Comptroller's clerk; same time 50 0 0
three Assistants, named, to the Accomptant General, two at 50l. per an., one at 60l. per an.; same time 160 0 0
Richard Does, Examiner of the Officers’ Ledgers, at 60l. per an. and Henry Buck, his Assistant, at 50l. per an.; same time 110 0 0
Anthony Radcliffe, Storekeeper; same time 50 0 0
William Richins, General Surveyor in London; same time 80 0 0
John Huggins, Solicitor and Clerk of the Securities; same time 150 0 0
John Powle, Assistant to the Secretary; same time 20 0 0
John Rolfe, Registrar; same time 60 0 0
doorkeeper, housekeeper (for herself and servants), messenger and porter, named; same time 140 0 0
officers for surveying tanners; tawers etc. named 295 16
3,075 16
incidents etc.:
stationery wares etc. 1,548 15
a moiety of the rent of the Leather Office 25 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 150 0 0
Officers’ taxes 43 10 0
Exchequer fees etc. 21 9 4
1,788 14
total for salaries and incidents 4,864l. 11s. 1d. (viz. out of the First Duty 3,048l. 7s. 11d. and out of the Additional Duties 1,816 3s. 2d.)
repayments upon debentures for hides exported and for an overcharge:
on hides exported; out of the First Duties 5,735l. 17s. 7½d. and out of the Additional Duties 2,864l. 5s. 1½d. 8,600 2 9
to John Horne, currier, for an overcharge 0 19
8,601 1 10½
money paid into the Exchequer detailed by dates:
out of the First Duties from 24 June 1711 83,349 16 10½
out of the Additional Duties from 1 Aug. 1712 45,711 12
129,061 9 4
total payments and allowances £142,527 2
and so remains 605 2
whereof depending on Francis Sorrill for money imprested 191 4 4
and so the Accomptants are Indebted 413 18
Declared 3 July 1718.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GILT AND SILVER WIRE AND STARCH: GENERAL ACCOUNT. PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1466 [E.351/1466].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 735. PART 5 [A.O.1/1079/735/5].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise as Managers and Governors for these Duties.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in net money to be further accompted for 3,838 4
remaining due from sundry starch-makers etc. in the Country Collections 176 3
ditto, ditto in London. 26 7
ditto from sundry present Country Collectors 44 16
4,085 11 5
Receipts: the whole produce of the Duties on Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch within the time of this Accompt:
London:
British gilt wire; the growing Duty at 8d. and ounce 3,156 9
British silver wire; ditto at 6d. an ounce 2,812 5
British starch; ditto at 1d. a lb. 5,937 12 4
surcharged from the starch ledger 0 0 5
the Queen's part of fines 4 4 0
11,910 11 11½
Country Inland Collections:
British starch; the growing Duty at 1d. a 1b. 4,311 3 9
the Queen's part of fines 7 3
interest on bills of exchange returned 0 10 0
4,318 16 10½
total receipts as above 16,229l. 8s. 10d.
Overbalances, detailed by Collectors and places 41 3 1
total charge and receipts £20,356 3 4
Discharge.
Overbalances from the preceding year 34 11
salaries etc.:
salaries of sundry Country Collectors 126 18
Officers’ taxes 1 10 0
riding charges for a clerk in the Oxford Collection 2 7 3
incident charges 14 3 11
charges of returning money to London 3 13
148 13
allowances for exports etc.:
to sundry persons for starch exported as merchandize 15 3 5
to ditto in London for starch over charged 4 1 9
to ditto in the Country pursuant to Justices’ warrants 28 5 5
47 10 7
total for salaries and allowances 196l. 4s. 2½d.
ready money received and particularly accompted for in the Cash Accompt 16,947 3
total payments and allowances £17,177 19 1
and so remains 3,178 4 3
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid by sundry starchmakers in the Country 142 16
ditto, ditto in London 26 4
remaining due from sundry Country Collectors. 52 2
221 2
balance of the Cash Accompt in the Cashier's hands 2 4
money received after 24 June 1714 on accompt of sundry Country Collectors 1,110 1
ditto on accompt of sundry refiners and starch makers in London 1,843 9
ditto on accompt of sundry Country Collectors, but proper to the preceding accompt 1 6 10¾
2,957 2
total depending £3,178 4 3
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 26 March 1719. (fn. 1) .
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GILT AND SILVER WIRE AND STARCH: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1391 [E.351/1391].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 914, ROLL 110 [A.O.1/914/110].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands, as by the end of the last preceding Accompt 358 14
Receipts: sums received by these Accomptants etc. out of the Duties on Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch within the time of this Accompt 16,590 13
total charge and receipts £16,949 7
Discharge.
Salaries:
Isaac Hide, Accomptant General 30 0 0
Jasper Bull, John Middleton, Benjamin Legross, Arthur Ingram Thornton, four Assistant Accomptants 60 0 0
Henry Buck, who receives entries and administers the oaths 15 0 0
John Ulney, Surveyor 60 0 0
the seven Officers for surveying these Duties (not named, by quarters) 356 19 2
William Surridge, Assistant Officer; three quarters to Ladyday 1714 26 5 0
Thomas Frederick, for a year's rent 10 0 0
William Tayler, for salary paid to Benjamin Newman 5 10 10
563 15 0
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others for work and materials, detailed with names 189 18
Officers’ taxes, by special Treasury Warrant 31 10 0
allowance for Gilt and Silver Wire and Starch exported 1,056 7
ready money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of these Duties 15,101 8 11
out of fines 4 4 0
15,105 12 11
total payments and allowances £16,947 3
and so remains depending on these Accomptants 2 4
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: SOAP ETC. DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1474 [E.351/1474].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1079, ROLL 735, PART 4 [A.O.1/1079/735/4].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in nett money to be further accompted for 27,284 11
remaining due from sundry soap boilers in the Country Collections 6,264 6
ditto, ditto in London 1,924 3
resting due from sundry Country Collectors 181 0
35,654 2
Receipts: the whole produce of the Duties on Soap, Paper and Printed Silks, Callicoes etc.; within the time of this accompt:
for the growing Duty in London, Westminster and Bills of Mortality 80,243 8
for the growing Duty in the Country Collections 56,804 16 10¾
137,048 5
overbalances, detailed by Collectors and places 265 16
total payments and allowances £172,968 3 7
Discharge.
Overbalances due from the preceding accompt 145 0 3
salaries, riding charges, incident charges etc.:
salaries of Country Collectors 3,103 8
taxes assessed on officers 87 3 7
riding charges 16 10 9
charges of returning money to London 8 16
incident charges 178 13
3,394 12
allowances for exports etc.:
allowed for soap, paper and calicoes exported as merchandize 905 3 9
ditto for soap consumed in the woollen manufacture 1,464 11 11½
ditto for over entries in London 132 8
ditto for overcharges in London on stock in hand 4 8 1
ditto pursuant to Justices Warrants in the Country 184 2
2,690 14
ready money received and particularly accompted for in the Cash Accompt 128,672 10
total payments and allowances 134,902 17
and so remains 38,065 5
whereof remaining in arrear and unpaid of these Duties in the Country at 24 June 1714 6,199 14 10¼
ditto by soap makers and others in London 1,822 14 7
remaining due from sundry Country Collectors 135 10
8,157 19 11
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners:
balance in the Cashier's hands 388 10 10
money received after 24 June 1714 on accompt of sundry soap merchants etc. in London 16,369 0
ditto on accompt of sundry Country Collectors 13,149 14 9
29,907 5 10¼
£38,065 5
Declared 16 June 1719.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: SOAP ETC. DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1398 [E.351/1398].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 915, ROLL 112 [A.O.1/915/112].
The Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Commissioner's hands at 24 June 1713 4,041 3
Receipts: money received during the period of this Accompt out of the Duties on Soap, Paper and Printed Silks etc. 125,019 17 5
total charge and receipts £129,061 1
Discharge. £ s. d.
Salaries etc.:
Isaac Hide, Accomptant General 100 0 0
Jasper Ball, John Middleton, Benjamin Legross and Arthur Ingram Thornton, four Assistant Accomptants 180 0 0
Henry Buck, who receives entries, etc. 45 0 0
several Officers for surveying these Duties; by quarters 750 0 0
several Assistant Officers, ditto 466 2 7
John Spelman, Surveyor 60 0 0
several Officers for surveying the Duty on Callicoes; by quarters 477 4
William Salmon, another; 13 June to 24 June 1713 1 12 11½
Thomas Frederick, for rent 26 0 0
eight Surveyors; three quarters to Lady day 1714 30 0 0
William Tayler, for salary paid to
Anthony Scawen, 23 Feb. 1713–14 to Ladyday 1714 8 6 8
2,144 7
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others, for work and materials, detailed 1,058 14 1
payments by special Treasury warrant Officers’ taxes 109 0 0
to Edward Pauncfort, Cashier, for Exchequer charges 0 11 0
allowance for exports etc.
allowed for soap etc. exported 3,190 3
ditto for soap etc. overcharged 12 2 11¼
ditto for soap consumed in the woollen manufactures 122 12
3,324 18 7
ready money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 121,987 14
ditto, being part of fines adjudged against soap boilers 47 5
total payments and allowances £128,672 10
and so remains 388 10 10
whereof depending on William Tayler, for money imprested 300 0 0
and on John Gibbons for ditto 50 0 0
and on the Commissioners 38 10 10
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2885 [E.351/2885].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2093, ROLL 119 [A.O.1/2093/119].
John Danvers, Thomas Aram, Humphrey Griffith, Edward Brereton and Martin Killegrew, Commissioners for the Duties on Salt and Rocksalt.
25 March 1713 to 25 March 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of sundry persons at the determination of the previous General Accompt:
of sundry Collectors for money due for the Duties on Foreign Salt imported, remaining locked in the cellars 5,017 0 0
of sundry Salt Proprietors for money due at 25 March 1713 27,735 4 11
of sundry Collectors for money and bonds ditto 43,959 8
of the Commissioners for so much received of the Collectors since 25 March 1713 14,621 3 1
91,332 16
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt, as well for Salt imported as for Salt made in England, Wales and Berwick-uponTweed, and for money arising by fines etc. and by interest on bonds, as certified by Edmund Longbridge, Deputy Comptroller:
money payable for the Duties on Salt:
Bideford (William Petty) 2,104 16
Bishops Lidiard (John Pavie) 358 14 7
Bristol city and port (Christopher Cole) 3,232 10 5
Chepstow (Edward Hemming) 23 5 10
Cockerham (John Jon) 586 19
Droitwich (John Kent) 62,293 0 0
Flimby (Thomas Johnson) 1,876 5 5
Flint (Richard Bell) 625 12 6
Grain Isle (William Jeffryes) 282 14 7
Llaugherne (John Furnivall) 1,942 3 4
Lemington (Joseph Slater) 21,707 2 6
Leverpoole (John Troughton) 32,725 19 7
Midlewich (Samuell Blechynden) 27,105 7 11
Namptwich (Jonathan Brown) 17,432 13 4
North Sheales (John Wheelwright) 42,722 10 0
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson) 93,618 7 6
Pensford (Maurice Price) 500 15
Plymouth (Arthur Keay) 614 0 0
Portissick (Christopher Conyers) 417 17
Portsea (William Dodd) 4,461 7 11
Sherbourne (Charles Jennings) 733 13 4
Shirleywich (John Carvile) 8,754 0 0
South Sheales (John Bell) 103,477 1
Topsham (Richard Mounteny) 2,744 5 10
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney) 6,647 11 8
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 1,221 6 8
Bidiford (Charles Jones) 2,467 13 4
Cardigan (Francis Howell) 55 13 4
Colchester (James Bruce) 17 10 0
Cowes (John Dale) 0 18 10½
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson) 1,643 13 4
Dover (John Ball) 47 1
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 275 9 3
Falmouth (William Pye) 11,435 6 8
Fowey (Charles Lamb) 7,314 6 8
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 2,218 13 4
Hull (Hugh Mason) 151 0 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 0 10 0
London (William Bertram, Collector) 1,426 15 0
Looe (John Dyer) 977 0 0
Lynn Regis (Henry Hare) 3 13 4
Minehead (Francis Webber) 113 6 8
Padstow (William Taylor) 54 13 4
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson) 5,567 13 4
Penzance (Richard Score) 3,040 13 4
Plymouth (David Morris) 3,572 0 0
Poole (Ambrose Stevenson) 687 13 4
Portsmouth (Samuel Binckes) 0 11 8
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 1,322 0 0
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 72 3 4
Scilley Isles (Francis Ley) 27 0 0
Southampton (Daniel Cardonnell) 200 0 0
Whitby (Hamlet Woods) 2 10 0
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 526 5 0
481,431 17
money paid for fines, seizures and surcharges; detailed by Collectors and places 274 13 4
money gained by interest on bonds etc.; ditto 6 13
total receipts as above 481,713l.4s.3d.
overpayments within the time of this accompt, detailed as above 483 10
total charge and receipts £573,529 11
Discharge.
Money accompted for in this year's Cash accompt 222,642 4
money defalked by Collectors, detailed, for overpayments in the time of the previous Accompt 1,516 19
salaries of Collectors, Supervisors, Surveyors and others, detailed at length with names of places and persons 10,824 18 10¼
poundage allowed to and defalked by the Collectors at the Ports, and Surveyors of foreign salt imported, detailed 809 16 11¾
necessary and incident charges 2,297 11 11½
Officers taxes repaid 649 11
money repaid upon debentures for salt and salted fish exported 110,316 3
premiums for returns of money 639 14
discount allowed for prompt payment 20,204 19 11¾
allowance for salt lost at sea 2,467 7 1
allowance for rock-salt refined 45,446 19
allowance for salt over-entered 49 3 4
allowance for waste on salt carried coastwise 11,219 10
money allowed in lieu of riding charges 60 0 0
total for salaries and allowances etc. as above 204,985l. 16s. 5½d.
total payments and allowances £429,145 0
and so remains 144,384 11
against which depending on sundry salt proprietors, makers and refiners of salt and several Collectors at the Ports, for money due at Ladyday 1714:
money due from the Collectors at several Ports for the Duties on Foreign Salt imported and remaining locked up in cellars: £ s. d.
Bristoll (Christopher Cole) 45 13 4
Falmouth (William Pye) 4,508 6 8
Fowey (Charles Lamb) 829 6 8
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 777 13 4
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson) 2,646 6 8
Penzance (Richard Score) 1,591 0 0
Poole (Ambrose Stephenson) 29 6 8
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 696 0 0
(total 11,123l. 13s. 4d.)
and depending on salt proprietors and others at the following places:
Bristoll (Thomas Hooper, late refiner of salt at Sodbury in Gloucestershire, in arrear) 181 7 0
Cockerham (Simon Gullin, Nathaniell Moore, Thomas Martin, George Smith, Nicholas Hartley, John Bolton, George Stephenson, Thomas Houghton, Humphrey Ellis, Thomas Nealson, Francis Benson, John Gatonby, on five bonds of which due and unpaid 97l. 9s. 10d.; Joshua Lawson, Robert Frame and Thomas Walker by bond 10l. 6s. 8d.) 107 16 6
Droitwich (Richard Smallbrooke and Abell Gower. by bond) 80 0 0
Isle of Grain (William Armiger, Christopher Josten, and John Aynsworth, by bonds) 1,172 16 8
Laugherne (John Higgins, late refiner at Naylaund in Pembrookshire) 8 13 4
Lemington (Daniell Gates, Thomas Elmes, John Edwards, John Carter, John Beere, by bonds) 439 6
Leverpoole (James Butler, merchant, in arrear; Peter Clinton, ditto, ditto; Sir Thomas Johnson, salt-refiner at Hilbree, ditto; Robert Hitchmough, ditto at Dungeon, ditto; John Percivall, Peter Clinton, Thomas Andoe, George Ryley, William Anderton, John Kelley, William Hawkins, by bonds) 1,339 19 7
Middlewich (Ralph Thorp, James Haynes, Edward Hyde, by bonds) 152 17 6
Namptwich (Ralph Thorp, Thomas Cart wright, Richard Knight, John Twem lowe, John Baddiley, William Sunder land, John Lunt, by bonds) 1,056 5
North Shields (Valentine Rilstone, Christopher Frankling, John Rutherford, Andrew Johnson, Robert Cook, Thomas Raffolds, John Pye, George Burrell, Henry Bayley, Benedict Errington, Alexander Hall, Robert Mills, Charles Coatsworth, Thomas Clark, Charles Vaughan, Thomas Martin, John Dogget, John Weston, Francis Partis, Mathias Partis, Ursula Milburne, Michaell Hall, Stephen Good, Theophilus Nicholson, Mathew Currey, Benjamin Dogget, John Woosely, Richard Woosley, Henry Robinson, Thomas Banks, William Mason, Andrew French, Thomas Granger, William Christian, Robert Michelson, Charles Erington, George Harbottle, by bonds; Philip Bickerstaff, late proprietor of the salt-works, at Amble in Northumberland, in arrear; an Exchequer bill miscarried in 1697) 3,604 15 9
Northwich (Robert Pownell, agent to Dr. Benjamin Woodroff, Ralph Broom, Nathan Blease, Thomas Neild senior, Otwell Broom, Thomas Neild, junior, Thomas Nickson, Ralph Nickson, John Dean, Edmund Soame, Robert Whitlowe, Cornelius Denn, Daniell Fenn, William Mascall, by bonds; Sir Thomas Johnson, Richard Gildart, Peter Hall, Richard Kelsall by bond; William Greenway, merchant in Leverpool in arrear; Ralph Broom, late proprietor of a saltwork in this Collection in arrear 4,115 13
Portissick (Henry Sampson & Co., salt refiners at Lower St. Columb in Corn wall, in arrear) 0 1
South Shields (Philip Bickerstaff, Joseph Milburn, John Hutchinson, Samuell Cooper, William Wann, Ralph Pattison, Leonard Hitchin, John
Cougham, Michaell Hall, Francis Partis, Mathias Partis, Robert Linton junior, Lancelot Cramlington, Robert Linton, senior, Charles Coatsworth, Theophilus Nicholson, John Woosley, John Shaftoe, William Kitteridge, Jacob Wilkinson, William Medcalf, William Wightman, by bonds) 4,444 13
Topsham (Thomas Tounson, late saltrefiner there, in arrear; Thomas Clap, ditto, ditto; Edward Yendall, ditto, ditto; George Borne, ditto, ditto) 287 17
Yarmouth (Thomas Bendish, late saltrefiner at Southtown in Suffolk; John Burton, ditto at Cobholm in Norfolk; Francis Hollis, salt-refiner at Gorlston in Suffolk; William Maltyward, ditto at Yarmouth; John Gosling late ditto ditto; John Bass, late ditto in Suffolk; Anthony Burward, salt-refiner ditto; Samuel Brandling, late ditto at Ipswich in Suffolk; Jonathan Bass, saltrefiner at Manningtree in Essex; Thomas Hollester, late ditto at Colchester in Essex) 871 13
also depending in the following ports:
Berwick (Robert Cook, part of a bond mislaid) 13 6 8
Cardigan (William Rogers, James Rogers and Walter Lloyd, by bond) 80 0 0
Dover (William Armiger and Christopher Josten, by bond) 440 13 4
Gweek (Francis Jones and Philip Stephens, by bond) 20 2 0
London (Thomas Bryant and Abraham Trent by two bonds; Thomas Briant and Amos Short by bond; Robert Hinton and Christopher Blower, by bond; Elias Measurier and Thomas Measurier, by two bonds; William Armiger and Christopher Josten, by several bonds; John Higgs, senior and John Higgs, junior by bonds) 5,799 14 5
Milford (John Higgins, and William Field, by two bonds) 603 6
Padstow (John Curtis, Thomas Flamanche and John Leverton by bond for 85l. 13s. 1½d., partly for imported liquors and part for salt imported) 64 13 4
Rochester (William Armiger and Christopher Josten by three bonds) 1,591 13 4
37,600 19
and remaining due from Collectors etc. to balance their respective accompts:
Bideford (William Petty) 61 13
St. Agnes, Cornwall (Robert Hall, late Officer of Excise) 0 2 6
Sodbury (Ralph Dean, late Collector) 1 0 0
Bristoll (Christopher Cole, in bonds) 3,688 0 0
Chepstow (George Richmond, late Collector) 21 19
Cockerham (John Jon, in bonds) 127 0 0
Droitwich (John Kent, ditto) 113 14 2
Flimby (Richard Vriell, late Collector) 13 13
Flint (Richard Bell) 23 14 8
Isle of Graine (William Jeffreys) 17 19 7
Swanzey (Henry Fox, late Collector) 7 13
Carmarthen (Edward Hynde, late Officer of Excise) 2 0 0
Lemington (Thomas Parish, late SubCollector) 379 0
ditto (Timothy Parker, late Supervisor, in arrear) 46 14
ditto (Joseph Slater, bonds 1,068l. 6s. 8d., money 3l. 6s. 3½d.) 1,071 12 11½
Liverpoole (John Troughton, in bonds) 14,894 10 5
London (Jacob Sheldrake, late keeper of the Bills of Exchange in the Excise Office, part of a bill for which he did not accompt) 200 0 0
Middlewich (Samuel Blechynden, in bonds) 565 17 1
Amble (George Murray, late Collector) 2 16 6
ditto (John Stephenson, ditto) 5 0 0
North Shields (William Marshall, late Officer in that Collection) 14 18 7
ditto (John Wheelwright, bonds, 4,008l. 6s. 8d., money 40l. 7s. 9½d.) 4,048 14
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson, in bonds) 29,188 18 4
Portissick (Christopher Conyers) 2 2
Portsea (Robert Elliot, late Collector) 0 2 0
ditto (William Dodd, bonds 95l. 16s. 8d., money 7l. 16s. 1½d.) 103 12
Sherborne (Charles Jennings) 0 1 0
Shoreham (Stephen Coven, late Collector) 4 11
Southshields (John Bell, bonds 15,561l. 13s. 4d., money 1l. 8s. 1d.) 15,563 1 5
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton, late Collector) 168 9
ditto (Robert Howe) 1,221 6 8
Bideford (Charles Jones, bonds 2,920l., money 55l. 17s. 7d.) 2,975 17 7
Cardigan (Francis Howell, bonds 53l. 6s. 8d., money 2l. 4s. 4d.) 55 11 0
Chepstow (Walter Aldey, bonds 66l. 5s. 10d., money 10l. 16s. 8d.) 77 2 6
Colchester (James Bruce) 0 0
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson, in bonds) 1,025 0 0
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, in bonds) 266 13 4
Falmouth (William Pye, in bonds) 4,416 6 8
Fowey (Charles Lamb, in bonds) 653 13 4
Gweeke (Bernard Penrose, in bonds) 1,184 13 4
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 0 9
London (Edward Hyrne, late Collector) 94 0
ditto (John Stockwell, late Collector) 0 0 4
ditto (John Dyer, bonds 512l. 13s. 4d., money 1l. 1s. 3¼d.) 513 14
Lynn Regis (Robert Thorowgood, late Collector) 1 16 10¼
ditto (Henry Hare) 6 2
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme, late Collector) 7 14 7
ditto (Francis Webber) 10 13
Padstow (John Bligh, late Collector) 0 6 8
ditto (William Taylor) 47 1 6
Penryn (Ambrose Thompson, bonds 3,267l. 13s. 4d., money 0l. 0s. 0¼d.) 3,267 13
Penzance (Richard Score, bonds 512l. 6s. 8d., money 237l. 10s. 9¼d.) 749 17
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds 613l. 6s. 8d., money 10l. 1s. 11d.) 623 8 7
Poole (Ambrose Stephenson) 1,460 0 0
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks) 39 1 5
Rochester (John Pope) 0 19 6
Rye (George Shuckborough) 3 8 4
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 297 13 4
Sandwich (William Farnolds, late Collector, one bond) 329 6 8
ditto (Benjamin Fisher) 5 19 5
Scilly Islands (Francis Ley) 35 0 0
Wells (John Keene) 0 3 3
Weymouth (Lodovicus Jackson) 60 6 9
Whithaven (Alfrid Lawson) 0 9 10½
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 0 14
89,771 0 10
and dependent on these Accomptants for money paid by sundry Collectors since the determination of this Accompt 17,012 10 11¾
£144,384 11
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit. Declared 10 April 1717.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2864 [E.351/2864].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2071, ROLL 20 [A.O.I/2071/20].
John Danvers, Thomas Aram, Humphrey Griffith, Edward Brereton and Martin Killegrew, Commissioners and Governors for the Management of the Duties on Salt.
25 March 1713 to 25 March 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of their last Accompt 2,016 17
Receipts: money received of the several Collectors of the Duties on Salt within the time of this accompt:
out of the Old Duty commencing 25 March 1694:
Bristol city and port (Christopher Cole) 0 1 11½
Chesterfield, co. Derby (Daniel Norcote, late Collector) 0 1 0
Chepstow, co. Monmouth (Edward Hemming) 0 1
Cockerham, co. Lancaster (John Jon) 24 16 7
Droitwich, co. Worcester (John Kent) 14,498 2 10¼
Flimby, co. Cumberland (Thomas Johnson) 324 14
Isle of Grain (William Jeffries) 64 1
Lemington, co. Hants. (Joseph Slater) 5,450 0
Leverpoole (John Troughton) 395 11 0
Laugharne, co. Carmarthen (John Furnivall) 0 0
Middlewich (Jonathan Dix. late Collector) 19 10
ditto (Samuel Blechynden) 2,241 3
Namptwich (Jonathan Brown) 4,454 6 1
Northshields (John Wheelwright) 7,598 8
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson) 7,643 14
Portissick (Thomas Cornelius, late Collector) 0 6
ditto (Christopher Conyers) 1 6
Portsea (William Dodd) 1,159 19
Sherburn, co. Dorset (Charles Jennings) 33 7
Shirleywich, co. Stafford (John Carvile) 2,278 17
Southshields (John Bell) 16,500 7
Topsham (Richard Mounteney) 276 1 0
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney) 276 15 3
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 90 0 0
Falmouth (William Pye) 796 8 11¼
Feversham, co. Kent (John Smalman) 0 10
Fowey (Thomas Bulley, late Collector) 34 16 2
ditto (Charles Lamb) 571 6
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 36 0 0
London port (William Bertram) 381 5
Looe (John Dyer) 94 4
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 0 12
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 330 11
Penzance (Richard Score) 199 10
Plymouth (David Morris) 198 10 0
St. Ives, co. Cornwall (Richard Upton) 139 16 0
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 13 15
Southampton (Daniel Cardonnel) 3 1
Whitby (George Trotter, late Collector) 0 0 11
ditto (Hannibal Woods) 0 15
Cowes (John Dale) 0 9 10¼
Colchester (James Bruce) 5 10 1
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson) 141 0 0
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 191 3
Yarmouth (Thomas Moore) 73 0
Matthew Greenwood, Receiver of Fines etc. in London 25 15 3
66,569 19 3
out of the East India Fund commencing 25 December 1699:
Bristoll (Christopher Cole) 0 4 7
Chesterfield (Daniel Norcot, late Collector) 0 2 4
Chepstow (Edward Hemming, Collector) 0 2
Cockerham (John Jon) 57 18
Droitwich (John Kent) 33,828 19 10¾
Flymby (Thomas Johnson) 757 14
Isle of Grain (William Jefferys) 149 10 10¼
Lemington (Joseph Slater) 12,716 14 11¼
Leverpoole (John Troughton) 922 18 11¾
Laugharne (John Furnivall) 0 0
Middlewich (Jonathan Dix, late Collector) 45 10 2
ditto (Samuel Blechenden) 5,229 6 11
Namptwich (Jonathan Brown) 10,393 7
Northshields (John Wheelwright) 17,729 12
Northwich (Thomas Stephenson) 17,835 6 2
Portisick (Thomas Cornelius, late Collector) 0 15
ditto (Christopher Conyers) 3 2
Portsea (William Dodd) 2,706 12
Sherburn (Charles Jennings) 77 17
Shirleywich (John Carvile) 5,317 6
Southshields (John Bell) 38,500 17
Topsham (Richard Mounteney) 644 2
Yarmouth (Michael Pulteney) 645 15
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 210 0 0
Falmouth (William Pye) 1,858 7
Feversham (John Smalman) 1 4
Fowey (Thomas Bulley, late Collector) 81 4
ditto (Charles Lamb) 1,333 2 5
Gweek (Bernard Penrose) 84 0 0
London port (William Bertram) 889 12
Looe (John Dyer) 219 17
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 1 8 11¼
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 771 7
Penzance (Richard Score) 465 11
Plymouth (David Morris) 463 3 4
St. Ives (Richard Upton) 326 4 0
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher) 32 3
Southampton (Daniel Cardonnel) 7 3
Whitby (George Trotter, late Collector) 0 2
ditto (Hannabal Woods) 1 15
Cowes (John Dale) 1 3
Colchester (James Bruce) 12 16 10
Dartmouth (James Jenkinson) 329 0 0
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 446 1 2
Yarmouth (Thomas Moor) 170 7
Matthew Greenwood, Receiver of Fines and Seizures in London 60 2 3
155,329 18 10¼
total receipts as above 221,899l. 18s. 1¼d.
total charge and receipts £223,916 15
Discharge.
Salaries, allowance for fish and salt exported, officers’ taxes and incident charges etc. in London:
salaries etc.:
John Danvers, Thomas Aram, Humphrey Griffith and Edward Brereton, Commissioners for the Salt Duties; year to Xmas 1713 2,000 0 0
James Cardonnel, another; Ladyday quarter 1713 125 0 0
Martin Killigrew, succeeding him; three quarters to Xmas 1713 375 0 0
Thomas Hall, Comptroller, for himself and clerks; year to Xmas 1713 350 0 0
Francis Brydges, Cashier, ditto; same time 430 0 0
Thomas Holdip, Secretary; same time Matthew Greenwood, Correspondent to the Commissioners and Clerk of the Securities; also as Assistant Secretary and for a clerk; same time 180 0 0
William Johnson, Solicitor; same time 100 0 0
William Sumpter, Chief Accomptant; same time 100 0 0
two Accomptants and their assistant clerk, named; same time 200 0 0
a housekeeper, a storekeeper and a messenger, named; same time 140 0 0
William Bertram, Collector, London port; same time 60 0 0
Nicholas Amhurst, Assistant Searcher there; same time 60 0 0
two Surveyors, London port, named; same time 100 0 0
a clerk to the Correspondent, named; same time 50 0 0
a clerk to the Assistant Secretary, named; same time 30 0 0
a porter, watchmen and boatmen, named 130 0 0
Thomas Furnace, clerk at Dublin; same time 20 0 0
William Swaile, for preventing frauds off the Coast of Wales; same time 20 0 0
4,570 0 0
necessary and incident charges, detailed 2,117 18 10½
allowance for fish and salt exported 77,148 7
discompt at 10l. per cent. for six months on prompt payment of Duties on salt condemned as Prize etc. 47 14 10
total allowed as above 83,884l. 1s. 6d.
salaries of Collectors, incidents etc. in the Country:
salaries, detailed 695 16 9
incident charges, detailed 176 8
Officers’ taxes repaid 16 17 9
889 2 10¾
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates out of the Duty commencing 25 March 1694 41,413 19 8
out of ditto commencing 25 Dec. 1699 96,455 0
137,868 19
total payments and allowances £222,642 4
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 1,274 11
Declared 10 April 1717.

Footnotes

1 The Pipe Roll copy has suffered damage through damp affecting some of the figures.
2 The Pipe Office Copy has been damaged by damp on the right-hand side.
3 The Pipe Office Roll has 26 February 1718–19 but the Audit Office Roll has been corrected to 26 March 1719.