Declared Accounts
Stamp Duties

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'Declared Accounts: Stamp Duties', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CDXXX-CDXLIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86116 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Stamp Duties

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES ETC. GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2928 [E.351/2928].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2175, ROLL 156 [A.O.1/2175/156].
Thomas Spence, Comptroller and Accomptant General of the Duties on Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper.
John Montagu, Register of the Duties on Clerks and Apprentices.
2 August 1713 to 2 August 1714.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of several persons particularly named at the foot of the last General Accompt 87,016 15 11 5/12
Receipts: money due and payable for the Stamp Duties within the time of this Accompt:
for the Third Continued Duty and the Additional Duty:
for stamps imprest or made for ready money at the Head Office 53,922 7 5
for stamps put upon vellum, parchment and paper delivered to the Ware housekeepers to supply the Country 30,939 3 8
for the Duties on entries made by the Secondaries, Town Clerks and other Law Officers 1,667 15 0
for money raised by penalties for deeds executed before being duly stampt 20 0 0
the Registers of the Universities for the Duties entered by them for Degrees 1,476 10 0
money due upon bond given by William Lowndes for Stamp Duties 160 0 0
for parchment, paper and prints provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeepers of Unstamped Goods 3,159 8
for profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the stationers 1,228 10
for profit arising by the advance of prices of parchment etc. in the custody of the Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods 4 5
92,578 0
for the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice:
for stamps impressed or made at the Head Office for ready money 3,410 11 6
for stamps put upon vellum, parchment and paper delivered to the Warehousekeepers to supply the Country 5,160 12 0
for the Duty on dice marked this year at 5s. a pair 379 15 0
for the Duty on stock in hand brought to the Office to be stampt at 6d. a pair 0 5 6
for the Duty arising on Almanacks stampt this year for the Company of Stationers in London 1,913 10 10
for the like stampt this year for George Parker 25 0 0
for paper and print provided for furnishing the Country and lodged in the hands of the Warehousekeepers of Unstamped Goods 31 12 10½
for profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers 17 9
for profit arising by the advance in price of parchment etc. in the custody of the Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods 0 1
10,938 18
for the Duties on several kinds of stampt vellum etc. and on certain printed papers, pamphlets and advertisements:
for stamps imprest or made at the Head Office for ready money 7,139 1 3
for stamps put upon vellum etc. delivered to the Warehousekeepers for the supply of the country 2,078 18 0
for money raised by penalties incurred for Deeds executed before being duly stampt 20 0 0
for the Duty arising on large pamphlets entered at the Office at 2s. a sheet 104 8 0
for the Duty arising by Advertisements at 1s. each 743 3 6
for the value of parchment and paper provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeepers of Unstampt Goods 103 17
for profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers 42 18
for profit arising by the advance in price of parchment etc. in the custody of the Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods 1 1
10,233 7
for the New Duty on Policies of Insurance total receipts as above 115,612l. 15s. 10¾d.
money due and payable for the rates upon monies given with Clerks and Apprentices:
for the Duty of 6d. per 1l. on sums of 50l. or under:
on indentures brought to the Head Office, amounting to 36,997l. 6s. 1½d. 924 19
on indentures brought to Country Collectors amounting to 29,353l. 9s. 733 17
1,658 16 6
for the Duty of 1s. per 1l. on sums exceeding 50l.:
on indentures brought to the Head Office amounting to 46,413l. 7s. 6d. 2,320 13
on indentures brought to Country Collectors, amounting to 10,116l. 3s. 31/6d. 505 16 3 5/12
2,826 9 7 11/12
total receipts as above 4,485 6s. 1 11/12d.
overpayments, detailed by Collectors and places:
for arrears on the Expired Duties 9 12
for ditto on the Third Continued Duty and the Additional Duty 669 14
for the new Duties on stampt vellum etc., cards and dice 2 17
for the Duties on several kinds of stampt vellum and on certain printed papers etc. 63 4 10½
for the rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices 48 2
793 11
total charge and receipts £207,908 9 8 7/12
Discharge.
Money accompted for in the Cash Accompt for these Duties:
salaries to the Commissioners etc. at the Head Office in London 5,194 15 11
rent of the said Office 160 0 0
necessary and incident charges of the same 1,853 19
salaries of the Officers of the New Duties 1,355 18 4
paper etc. bought for furnishing the Country and goods bought in 1713 but not paid for until this year 3,299 2
discompt for prompt payment at the Head Office 1,698 11
poundage allowed to sundry Law Officers for money by them paid for the Duties of Entries in their books 52 4 11
money paid into the Exchequer:
on accompt of arrears of the First Continued Duty 23l. 17s.; on ditto of the second Continued Duty 1l. 19s. 10½d., on accompt of the Third Continued Duty 42,741l. 9s., on accompt of the Additional Duty 42,041l. 13s. 9½d., on accompt of the New Duty 1711, 10,117l. 3s. 10½d., on accompt of ditto 1712, 8,639l. 9s. 3½d., on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 1,783l. 11s. 10d. 105,349 4 8
118,963 17
money overpaid in the preceding General Accompt 349 3
allowed to Distributors for incident charges etc.:
for money discompted by Robert Isaacson, Distributor for London, for allowances made by him for Ten-pound parcels vended by him 3 4 5
for poundage allowed the several Distributors:
on arrears of the First Continued Duty 1 18 11
on ditto of the Second ditto 0 3
on the Third ditto 1,900 18
on the Additional Duty 1,324 3
on the New Duty 1711 287 6
on the New Duty 1712 219 4
3,733 14 7
for poundage allowed the University Registers at 100s. per cent.:
on the Third Continued Duty 71 18 3
on the Additional Duty 1 18 3 73 16 6
for money paid by the several Distributors for necessary and incident charges etc.:
on the Third Continued Duty 318 4 10½
on the Additional Duty 39 16 11¼
on the New Duty 1711 21 11 3
on the New Duty 1712 19 18
399 11
for the allowance out of the New Duty, 1711, for Almanacks cancelled 209 5 3
for an overcharge in the last preceding General Accompt 1 7 11
total allowed to Distributors as above 4,420l. 19s. 9¼d.
payments made out of the Duties on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices:
money accompted for in the Cash Accompt for these Duties by William Frankland, Receiver-General:
Officers’ salaries 456 10 0
necessary and incident charges 81 3 6
money paid into the Exchequer 3,489 9 0
4,027 2 6
incident charges and poundage allowed the Collectors of these Duties:
necessary and incident charges 3 0 10
poundage on 825l. 16s. 2½d. and at 12d. per 1l. 41 5
44 6
total payments out of the above Duties 4,071l. 8s. 9¾d.
total payments and allowances £127,805 9
and so remains £80,103 0 34 4/12
against which depending on the several Warehousekeepers, Distributors and others, named:
on Distributors for arrears of the Single Duty and of the First and Second Continued Duties, now expired:
Richard Aglionby, late for Carlisle (nil, 331l. 6s. 9½d., 125l. 4s.) 456 10
Simon Babb, for Somersetshire (90l. 8s. 9½d., 6l. 12s. 4d., nil) 97 1
Anthony Boise, for Hertfordshire (nil, 98l. 7s. 7½d. and 1,340l. 9s. 7½d.) 1,438 17 3
Joshua Claver, for Hull (nil, nil, 414l. 15s. 1d.) 414 15 1
William Collins, for Worcestershire (427l. 11s. 6d., 42l. 5s. 3d., nil) 469 16 9
Edward Cawley, for Lincolnshire (58l. 5s. 11d., nil, nil) 58 5 11
Peter Clinton, for Dorsetshire (nil, 513l. 2s. 6¾d., nil) 513 2
Benjamin Collett, for Worcestershire (nil, 241l. 7s. 1d., nil) 241 7 1
Charles Herle, for Cornwall (nil, 281l. 9s. 6½d., nil) 281 9
Charles Jones, for Radnorshire (127l. 11s. 9d., 45l. 4s. 3¼d., nil) 172 16
Francis Isaacson, for Lincoln (nil, 263l. 4s. 10¼d., nil) 263 4 10¼
Henry Marriot, for Norfolk (114l. 9s. 5d., nil, nil) 114 9 5
George Maynard, for Yorke (nil, nil, 610l. 13s. 6½d.) 610 13
Samuel Wilson, for Berwick (12l. 6s. 3½d., nil, nil) 12 6
Robert Warren, for Suffolk (58l. 5s. 11d., nil, nil) 58 5 11
Timothy Wesley, for Reading (nil, nil, 523l. 6s. 3¼d.) 523 6
Thomas Wall, for Bristoll (nil, nil, 2¾d.) 0 0
5,726 8
on Distributors and Warehousekeepers for the Third Continued Duty, the Additional Duty, the New Duty 1711, and the New Duty 1712, and for Stampt Goods in their Custody on 1 Aug. 1714:
John Adams, for Radnorshire (Third Continued Duty 197l. 2s. 6½d., Additional Duty 161l. 17s. 3¾d., New Duty 1711, 6l. 10s.) 365 9 10¼
James Brook, for Southwark (Third Continued Duty 395l. 17s. 1½d., Additional Duty 357l. 7s. 4¾d., New Duty 1711, 37l. 6s., New Duty 1712, 97l. 5s. 11¾d.) 887 16 6
Thomas Bedford, for Bedford (Third Continued Duty 139l. 7s. 9¾d., Additional Duty 86l. 0s. 2d., New Duty 1711, 75l. 7s. 0¼d., New Duty 1712, 89l. 13s. 2½d.) 390 8
Thomas Beresford, for Sommersetshire (Third Continued Duty 145l. 0s. 8½d. Additional Duty 124l. 2s. 3d., New Duty 1711, 143l. 10s. 1½d., New Duty 1712, 144l. 3s. 1½d.) 556 16
Francis Blithe, for Colchester (Third Continued Duty 230l. 18s. 9¼d., Additional Duty 158l. 6s. 6¼d., New Duty 1711, 23l. 16s. 11¼d., New Duty 1712, 50l. 17s. 2¼d.) 463 19 5
Paul Courand, for Hampshire (Third Continued Duty 1,013l. 10s. 3½d., Additional Duty 766l. 14s. 1d., New Duty 1711, 33l. 5s. 10d., New Duty 1712, 47l. 7s. 1½d.) 1,860 17 4
William Dowse, for Huntingdonshire (Third Continued Duty 50l. 16s. 0¾d., Additional Duty 48l. 19s. 9d., New Duty 1711, 5l. 4s., New Duty 1712, 73l. 0s. 6¾d.) 178 0
Thomas Day, for Cambridge (Third Continued Duty 269l. 14s. 10d., Additional Duty 208l. 9s. 4d., New Duty 1711, 56l. 4s. 7½d., New Duty 1712, 195l. 12s.) 730 0
Edward Eden, for Durham (Third Continued Duty 273l. 1s. 5¼d., Additional Duty 278l. 12s. 7½d., New Duty 1711, 149l. 4s. 10¼d., New Duty 1712, 127l. 17s. 9¾d.) 828 16
Hugh Folkes, for Cheshire (Third Continued Duty 745l. 6s. 3¾d., Additional Duty 785l. 17s. 5½d., New Duty 1712, 34l. 126l. 11s. 5¼d., New Duty 1712, 34l. 19s. 10d.) 1,692 15
John Folkes, for Denbigh (Third Continued Duty 397l. 1s. 3¾d., Additional Duty 349l. 9s. 4½d., New Duty 1711, 5l. 4s.) 751 14
John Freeman, for Suffolk (Third Continued Duty 526l. 19s. 3d., Additional Duty 381l. 10s. 6¾d., New Duty 1711, 65l. 17s. 6¼d., New Duty 1712, 130l. 17s. 4¼d.) 1,105 4
Daniell Garrod, for Norfolk (Third Continued Duty 960l. 10s. 10¾d., Additional Duty 706l. 16s. 5d., New Duty 1711, 52l. 11s. 9½d., New Duty 1712, 242l. 4s.) 1,962 3
Samuell Gibbs, for Wiltshire (Third Continued Duty 283l. 5s. 7½d., Additional Duty 244l. 8s. 9¼d., New Duty 1711, 122l. 18s. 1d., New Duty 1712, 99l. 0s. 7d.) 749 13
Henry Hawkins, for St. Austell (Third Continued Duty 243l. 15s. 9¼d., Additional Duty 203l. 10s. 10d., New Duty 1711, 72l. 14s. 8½d., New Duty 1712, 20l. 17s. 7½d.) 540 18 11¼
Elizabeth Hall, for York (Third Continued Duty 336l. 1s., Additional Duty
314l. 0s. 4¾d., New Duty 1711, 95l. 13s. 5¾d., New Duty 1712, 81l. 0s. 8¾d.) 826 15
John Hamilton for Edinburgh (New Duty 1711, 451l. 13s. 9½d., New Duty 1712 1,175l. 6s. 11d.) 1,627 0
John Handfield, for Kent (Third Continued Duty 526l. 12s. 7d., Additional Duty 447l. 8s. 8¾d., New Duty 1711, 160l. 3s. 10¼d., New Duty 1712, 42l. 6s. 0¾d.) 1,176 11
Thomas Howson for Lincoln (Third Continued Duty 281l. 17s. 0½d., Additional Duty 265l. 9s. 8¼d., New Duty 1711, 111l. 10s. 8¼d., New Duty 1712, 54l. 11s. 3½d.) 713 8
John Hodges, for Derby (Third Continued Duty 294l. 8s. 1¾d., Additional Duty 230l. 1s. 9¼d., New Duty 1711, 53l. 6s., New Duty 1712, 32l. 16s. 2d.) 610 12 1
Henry Jeanes, for Sommersetshire (Third Continued Duty 650l. 6s. 5d., Additional Duty 442l. 5s. 7½d., New Duty 1711, 3l. 16s. 7d., New Duty 1712, 57l. 6s. 8d.) 1,153 15
William John, for Exeter (Third Continued Duty 786l. 6s. 8½d., Additional Duty 705l. 19s. 1½d., New Duty 1711, 311l. 8s. 6d., New Duty 1712, 63l. 18s. 2d.) 1,867 12 6
Thomas Loyd, for Brecknockshire (Third Continued Duty 139l. 8s. 3¾d., Additional Duty 90l. 18s. 6¼d., New Duty 1711, 21l. 16s. 9¼d., New Duty 1712, 4l. 8s. 8½d.) 256 12
William Loveday, for Worcestershire (Third Continued Duty 278l. 5s. 8¼d., Additional Duty 240l. 2s. 3½d., New Duty 1711, 46l. 4s. 7d., New Duty 1712, 80l. 12s. 2d.) 645 4
Richard Lowry, for Westmorland (Third Continued Duty 326l. 11s. 10½d., Additional Duty 328l. 10s. 10¼d., New Duty 1711, 167l. 10s. 6¼d.) 822 13 3
William Mathews, for Herefordshire (Third Continued Duty 258l. 1s. 7d., Additional Duty 182l. 1s. 7¾d., New Duty 1711, 31l., 4s., New Duty 1712, 54l. 0s. 2¾d.) 525 7
Thomas Moor, for Yarmouth (Third Continued Duty 64l. 3s. 11¾d., Additional Duty 91l. 9s. 5d., New Duty 1711, 25l. 16s. 4½d., New Duty 1712, 15l. 4s. 6½d.) 196 14
Nathaniel Morgan, for Carmarthenshire (Third Continued Duty 189l. 17s. 9¾d., Additional Duty 225l. 11s. 6½d., New Duty 1711, 12l. 7s. 1¾d., New Duty 1712, 7l. 4s. 9½d.) 435 1
John Mitchell, for part of Sussex (Third Continued Duty 195l. 1s. 2¼d., Additional Duty 124l. 11s. 0d., New Duty 1711, 5l. 3s. 5d., New Duty 1712, 26l. 9s. 5d.) 351 5
Thomas Oldfield, for Gloucestershire (Third Continued Duty 784l. 10s. 0¾d., Additional Duty 747l. 16s. 8d., New
Duty 1711 259l. 1s. 3¼d., New Duty 1712, 32l. 10s. 11½d.) 1,823 18 11½
Henry Polkinhorne, for Cornwall (Third Continued Duty 640l. 1s. 8¼d., Additional Duty 511l. 19s. 2¾d., New Duty 1711, 21l. 11s. 3d., New Duty 1712, 5l. 15s. 8d.) 1,179 7 10
Thomas Phillips, for Shropshire (Third Continued Duty 110l. 10s. 0½d., Additional Duty 136l. 0s. 2¾d., New Duty 1711, 53l. 19s. 2¾d., New Duty 1712, 10l. 0s. 10¾d.) 310 10
Robert Rhodes, for Newcastle under Lyne (Third Continued Duty 475l. 3s. 6¼d., Additional Duty 442l. 12s. 6¾d., New Duty 1711, 55l. 18s., New Duty 1712, 12l. 18s. 4d.) 986 12 5
John Rhett, for part of Essex (Third Continued Duty 96l. 3s. 0¼d., Additional Duty 64l. 16s. 1d., New Duty 1711, 8l. 15s. 1¾d., New Duty 1712, 47l. 19s. 10d.) 217 14 1
John Shepherd, for London (Third Continued Duty 247l. 7s. 6½d., Additional Duty 228l. 3s. 3d., New Duty 1711, 27l. 11s. 6d., New Duty 1712, 89l. 19s. 11½d.) 593 2 3
Obediah Smith, for Daventry (Third Continued Duty 313l. 13s. 4¾d., Additional Duty 262l. 7s. 0½d., New Duty 1711, 91l. 15s. 9d., New Duty 1712, 209l. 13s. 5¼d.) 877 9
Charles Sanderson, for Newcastle (Third Continued Duty 390l. 0s. 5¾d., Additional Duty 374l. 2s. 3½d., New Duty 1711, 76l. 6s. 4d., New Duty 1712, 66l. 12s. 11½d.) 907 2
Thomas Seward, for Dorchester (Third Continued Duty 263l. 5s. 9¼d., Additional Duty 218l. 12s. 4d., New Duty 1711, 43l. 7s. 11¼d.) 525 6
Jos[eph] Stockwell, for Abington (New Duty 1711, 65l. 8s. 1d., New Duty 1712, 136l. 3s. 4½d.) 201 11
William Thompson, for York (Third Continued Duty 783l. 18s. 10¾d., Additional Duty 531l. 10s. 3¾d., New Duty 1711, 390l. 16s. 3½d., New Duty 1712, 185l. 16s. 10½d.) 1,892 2 4
Nathaniel Thorne, for Tiverton (Third Continued Duty 529l. 13s. 0¼d., Additional Duty 876l. 11s. 7¼d., New Duty 1711, 379l. 11s. 0¼d., New Duty 1712, 23l. 1s. 11½d.) 1,808 17
Edward Thomas, for Glamorganshire (Third Continued Duty 368l. 3s. 6½d., Additional Duty 364l. 13s. 1d., New Duty 1711, 61l. 10s. 11¼d., New Duty 1712, 35l. 6s. 0½d.) 829 13
Edward Vaudrey, for Lancashire (Third Continued Duty 558l. 19s. 3¾d., Additional Duty 614l. 5s. 3d., New Duty 1711, 46l. 19s. 5¾d.) 1,220 4
John Ward, for Nottinghamshire (Third Continued Duty 63l. 10s. 9d., New Duty 1711, 28l. 8s. 8¾d.) 91 19
Jeremiah Withers for Warwickshire (Third Continued Duty 96l. 19s. 3½d.), Additional Duty 124l. 5s. 1¾d., New Duty 1711, 135l. 4s., New Duty 1712, 48l. 18s. 4d.) 405 6
William Webb for Chichester (Third Continued Duty 66l. 17s. 11¼d., Additional Duty 43l. 6s. 7½d., New Duty 1711 10l. 7s. 6¾d., New Duty 1712, 37l. 18s. 5¼d.) 158 10
Gilbert Walmishley, for Litchfield (Third Continued Duty 504l. 10s. 6d., Additional Duty 216l. 16s. 8d., New Duty 1711, 30l. 17s. 3¼d., New Duty 1712, 15l. 15s. 6¼d.) 767 19 11½
and on sundry late Distributors:
Henry Axford, for Wiltshire (New Duty 1711) 9 15
John Amory, for Taunton (Additional Duty) 97 12
Stephen Bishop, for Oxford (Third Continued Duty 528l. 11s. 11¾d., Additional Duty 495l. 1s. 2¼d., New Duty 1711, 32l. 10s.) 1,056 3 2
Richard Aglionby, for Carlisle (Additional Duty) 374 18
Anthony Boise, for Hertfordshire (Additional Duty) 1,166 3
Edmund Calverley, for Southwark (Third Continued Duty 14l. 2s. 7¼d., Additional Duty 10l. 1s. 8d., New Duty 1711, 12l. 17s. 2d., New Duty 1712, 75l. 16s. 0¼d.) 112 17
Joshua Claver, for Hull (Additional Duty) 417 12
William Collins, for Worcestershire (Additional Duty) 68 5 5
Peter Clinton, for Dorsetshire (Additional Duty) 987 14
Benjamin Collett, for Worcestershire (Additional Duty) 136 3
Charles Jones, for Radnorshire (Additional Duty) 35 19 10
Francis Isaacson, for Lincoln (Additional Duty) 230 1 1
Robert Jackson, for Carlisle (Additional Duty) 0 10 0
Stroud Knight, for Redding (Third Continued Duty 342l. 0s. 6¼d., Additional Duty 325l. 3s. 11d., New Duty 1711, 31l. 4s. 3¼d., New Duty 1712, 44l. 3s. 1½d.) 742 11 10
George Maynard, for York (Additional Duty) 639 19
Thomas Hewett, for Tiverton (Additional Duty) 230 10 1
Henry Nisbett for Derbyshire (Third Continued Duty 20l. 13s. 3¼d., Additional Duty 59l. 16s. 7¼d., New Duty 1711, 12l. 7s. 9¼d., New Duty 1712, 2l. 10s.) 95 7
John Newton, for part of Sussex (Third Continued Duty 456l. 18s. 11½d., Additional Duty 372l. 1s. 0½d., New Duty 1711, 7l. 12s. 7d., New Duty 1712, 11l. 4s. 7½d.) 847 17
Benjamin Robins, for Exeter (Third Continued Duty 245l. 7s. 6¾d., Additional Duty 341l. 1s. 8½d.) 586 9
John Stone, for York (Third Continued Duty 680l. 10s. 8¼d., Additional Duty 775l. 9s. 1¼d., New Duty 1711, 190l. 4s. 2¼d., New Duty 1712, 174l. 3s. 10¾d.) 1,820 7 10½
James Taylor, for Chatham (Third Continued Duty) 35 14
Timothy Wesley, for Redding (Additional Duty) 462 12
Charles Herle, for Cornwall (Additional Duty) 272 18
George Cooper, Register for Oxford, for so much remaining in his hands (Third Continued Duty 108l. 4s. 6¼d., Additional Duty 5l. 16s. 11¼d.) 114 1
Robert Grove, Register for Cambridge, ditto (arrears of the Second Continued Duty 78l. 11s. 3¾d., Third Continued Duty 320l. 0s. 11½d., Additional Duty 90l. 3s. 3¼d.) 488 15
on the Warehousekeepers:
Charles Howland, Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods, for the value of goods in his hands (Third Continued Duty 2,217l. 5s. 4¾d., New Duty 1711, 144l. 4s. 0¼d., New Duty 1712, 200l. 13s. 7¾d.) 2,562 3
William Curtis, Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods, for ditto (Third Continued Duty 9,273 7s.), Additional Duty 6,490l. 8s. 5d., New Duty 1711, 1,123l. 5s. 8¼d., New Duty 1712, 1,305l. 8s. 9½d.) 18,192 9 10¾
(total on the Warehousekeepers 20,754l. 12s. 11½d.)
Major Carpenter, Entring Clerk of Cards and Dice, for stampt goods in his custody (New Duty 1711) 358 1 10
George Parker, Almanack maker (ditto) 25 0 0
Cardmakers (named) for so much in arrear etc. for the New Duty 1711 285 3 0
on Dicemakers (Thomas Crawford and Edmund Aspinall) for ditto 28 10 0
and on several other persons:
Thomas Cater on bond (First Continued Duty 26l., Additional Duty 24l.) 50 0 0
William Lowndes on bond (Third Continued Duty 80l., Additional Duty 80l.) 160 0 0
John Baddeley, the Staffordshire carrier, for stampt goods miscarried (First Continued Duty 22l. 6s., Additional Duty 21l. 12s.) 43 18 0
John Harrison, the Chester Carrier, for ditto (arrears of the Continued Duty 40l., Additional Duty 30l.) 70 0 0
Joseph Holden, late clerk to the Secretary for bills delivered for money due (Second Duty 50l., Additional Duty 50l.) 100 0 0
71,977 7
on sundry Collectors of the Rates on monies given with clerks and apprentices, for money remaining in their hands:
John Adams, Radnorshire 0 11
John Amory, Taunton. 0 12
Thomas Bedford, Bedford 9 0 0
Thomas Beresford, Taunton 14 9
Stephen Bishop, Oxford 5 6
Francis Blithe, Colchester 4 12
Paul Courand, Southampton 4 4
Thomas Day, Cambridge 21 8
William Dowse, Huntingdon 15 17 4
Edward Eden, Durham 7 3
Hugh Foulks, Chester 6 14 10
John Freeman, Suffolk 17 19
Daniel Garrod, Norfolk 14 15
Elizabeth Hall, York 2 15
Henry Hawkins, Cornwall 6 8 6
John Hodges, Derby 8 15
Thomas Hewett, Devon 0 2
Thomas Howson, Lincoln 17 4
Henry Jeans, Wells 2 4 3
William John, Exeter 94 14 10¾
Strout Knight, Berks. 10 2
William Loveday, Worcestershire 16 7
Richard Lowry, Westmorland 1 6
Thomas Loyd, Brecon 4 0 0
William Mathews, Hereford 21 17
Thomas Moore, Yarmouth 18 18
Nathaniel Morgan, Carmarthen 0 2 3
John Newton, Sussex 13 1
Thomas Philip, Salop 5 10
Robert Rhodes, Newcastle under Lyne 11 9 11¼
Benjamin Robins, Exeter 18 14 9
Charles Sanderson, Newcastle upon Tyne 26 8
Thomas Seward, Dorsett 8 9
Obediah Smith, Northampton 8 12
Jos[eph] Stockwell, Abingdon 28 28 7
John Stone, York 40 13
Jonah Taylor, Berkhamsted 1 7 6
Edward Thomas, Cowbridge, 13 5
William Thompson, York 8 17 9
Nathaniel Thorne, Devon 3 4
Edward Vaudrey, Lancashire 116 11
Gilbert Walmisley, Litchfield 7 9
John Ward, Leicester. 12 17
Adam Watt, Scotland 370 7 2⅓
William Webb, Chichester 5 10
Jeremiah Withers, Coventry 29 5 8
1,058 9 3 7/12
on several persons particularly named at the foot of this year's Cash Accompt 1,215 15 0
and upon William Frankland, Receiver General for the balance of his Accompt 124 19 11¾
£80,103 0 3 4/12
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit. Declared 28 February 1715–16.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2914 [E.351/2914].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2135, ROLL 19 [A.O.1/2135/19].
William Frankland, Receiver General of the Duties upon Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper etc. and of the Rates upon Money given with Clerks and Apprentices.
1 August 1713 to 2 August 1714.
Charge. £ s d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands none, he being in surplusage nil
depending upon several persons particularly named at the foot of the last Cash Accompt 1,165 15 0
Receipts: money received for the stamp duties within the time of this Accompt:
for the First Duty continued to 1 Aug. 1706 24 0 0
for the same further continued to 1 Aug. 1710 2 2 10¼
for the same further continued from 31July 1710:
for stamps imprest made out at the Head Office 28,531 12 7
for ditto after the Deeds were written or engrossed 10 0 0
money received of Distributors 23,256 0 1
ditto of the University ‘ Registers’ [Registrars] 648 2 0
ditto of the Officers of the Law etc. 833 17 6
ditto on bonds for this Duty 100 0 0
53,379 12 2
for the Additional Duty:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office 25,390 14 10
for ditto after the Deeds were written or engrossed 10 0 0
money received of several Distributors 16,405 10 5
ditto of the Officers of the Law 833 17 6
ditto on bonds for this Duty 100 0 0
42,740 2 9
for the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office 3,410 11 6
money received of several Distributors 1,510 13 0
ditto on bonds for this Duty 1,729 5 7
ditto for the Duty on Playing Cards 4,170 16 0
ditto for the Duty on Dice 369 15 0
ditto for the Duty of ½d. per pack of cards on stocks in hand before 12 June 1711 8 5 6
ditto for the Duty of 6d. per pair of dice, ditto 0 5 6
11,199 12 1
for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. and on certain printed Papers, Pamphlets and Advertisements:
for stamps imprest at the Head Office 7,139 1 3
for ditto on Deeds after they were written etc. 20 0 0
money received of several Distributors 1,986 7
ditto for the Duty on large Pamphlets 90 6 0
ditto for the Duty on Advertisements 695 4 0
9,930 18
for the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 1,862 9 4
total receipts as above 119,138l. 17s. 7¾d.
money received for the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices within the time of this Accompt:
at 6d. for every 20s. on 36,997l. 6s. 1½d. 924 19
at 1s. for every 20s. on 46,413l. 7s. 6d. 2,320 13
and received of several Collectors in remote parts before the Indentures were sent to be stamped 781 9 10¾
4,027 2 6
total charge and receipts £124,331 15
Discharge.
Surplusage on the preceding Accompt 0 0
salaries etc.:
Robert Pooley and Richard Martyn, late Commissioners, Midsummer 1713 to 5 May 1714; Sir Brocas Gardiner, bt. and Thomas Palmer, Commissioners, year to Midsummer 1714; Richard Steele, late Commissioner, from Midsummer 1713 to 31 July 1713; Charles Vyvyan, Commissioner, from 15 Jan. 1713–14’ to Midsummer 1714; Richard Shelton and George Cooper, Commissioners, from 5 May 1714 to Midsummer 1714; at 300l. per an. each 1,361 5 11
William Brydges, Secretary to the Commissioners; year to Midsummer 1714 200 0 0
William Frankland, Receiver General; same time 300 0 0
William Ashurst, late Comptroller General, three quarters to Ladyday 1714; and Thomas Spence succeeding him to Midsummer 1714 300 0 0
the Secretary's clerks, named 220 0 0
the Receiver's clerks, named 171 0 0
the Comptroller's clerks, named 150 0 0
John Mountague, Solicitor 50 0 0
Philip Pinkney, Clerk of the Securities 50 0 0
Samuel Ross, Register of Warrants 50 0 0
Joseph Barry, Teller of the Stamps 50 0 0
Housekeeper, Distributor for London, Warehousekeepers, Inspectors etc., detailed 2,292 10 0
5,194 15 11
rent to William Atwill & Co. for the Head Stamp Office in Lincoln's Inn 160 0 0
incident charges etc., detailed 1,853 19
(these are charged as follows:
on the First Continued Duty 3s.; on the Second ditto 2s. 11¾d.; on the Third ditto 1,216l. 10s. 1d.; on the Additional Duty 34l. 0s. 10d.; on the New Duty 321l. 18s. 0½d.; on the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. 266l. 11s. 0½d.; on the Duty on Policies of Insurance 14l. 13s. 10d.)
money paid for salaries of officers employed in the New Duty, detailed 1,355 18 4
money paid to the Stationers, Owen Lloyd & Co. and Samuel Sheaf & Co. for parchment and paper bought to supply the Country 3,299 2
discount for prompt payment at 6l. per cent. per annum (Third Continued Duty 732l. 6s. 0¼d., Additional Duty 643l. 5s. 8½d., New Duty 1711 87l. 15s. 11d., New Duty 1712, 183l. 19s. 10½d., Policies of Insurance 51l. 3s. 8d.) 1,698 11
poundage to the Chancery Registrars and others (Third Continued Duty 26l. 2s. 6d., Additional Duty 26l. 2s. 5d.) 52 4 11
total for salaries, incidents etc. as above 13,614l. 12s. 11¾d. money paid into the Exchequer, by dates:
£ s. d.
out of arrears of the Duty to 1 Aug. 1706 23 17 0
out of ditto to 1 Aug. 1710 1 19 10½
out of the Duty from 31 July 1710 42,741 9 0
out of the Additional Duty 42,041 13
out of the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc., Cards and Dice 10,117 3 10½
out of the New Duty on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. 8,639 9
out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 1,783 11 10
105,349 4 8
salaries, incident charges and money paid into the Exchequer out of the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
salaries (John Montague, Register and Comptroller, for 2½ years to Midsummer 1714; two clerks, named, and James Curtis, Assistant to the Surveyor of the Courts and Corporations within the Bills of Mortality) 456 10 0
necessary and incident charges, detailed 81 3 6
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 3,489 9 0
4,027 2 6
total payments and allowances £122,991 0 2
and so remains 1,340 14 11¾
against which depending on John Mountague, Solicitor, for money imprested to him 1,045 15 0
and on William Brydges, Secretary, for ditto 100 0 0
and on John Edwards, Inspector of the Courts in the Country 60 0 0
and on Henry Sydenham on accompt of his travelling charges 10 0 0
1,215 15 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 124 19 11¾
Declared 28 February 1715–16.