Declared Accounts
Wine Licences

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

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1955

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'Declared Accounts: Wine Licences', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CDL-CDLI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86121 Date accessed: 15 September 2014.


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Wine Licences

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: WINE LICENCES.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 3188 [E.351/3188].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2405, ROLL 44 [A.O.1/2405/44].
Robert Lowndes, William Congreve, John Wyndham, George Scot and John Floyer, Commissioners; Robert Lowndes, Daniel Dering, Richard Plumpton, George Cresset, and Charles Greenwood, succeeding them.
Christmas 1713 to Christmas 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands at the end of their last Accompt, none, they being in Surplusage nil
depending in super upon several persons for rents of licences or for compositions and for money imprested as shown in the said Accompt 8,900 6 11
Receipts: money arising by the rents of wine licences granted within the time of this Accompt etc.:
rent of licences granted within the time of this Accompt: £ s. d.
in the year 1714 5,107l. 7s. 6d. and in the year 1715 6,520l. 18s. 9d. 11,628 6 3
sundry persons who elapsed their times for taking out licences 1705 to 1715; small sums agreed to be paid by defaulters towards the charge of the Messengers' journeys 352 0 0
11,980 6 3
money received to complete the rent of several licences granted in the years 1713 and 1714 3 5 0
total charge and receipts £20,883 18 2
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
surplusage on the last Accompt 716 11 3
salaries:
Robert Lowndes, William Congreve, John Wyndham, George Scot and John Floyer, Commissioners, 25 Dec. 1713 to 24 Dec. 1714 at 200l. per an. each 989 0 10
Robert Lowndes, Daniel Dering, Richard Plumpton, George Cresset and Charles Greenwood succeeding them, 21 Dec. 1714 to 25 Dec. 1715 at 300l. per an. each 1,516 8 9
Thomas Hancock, Comptroller; two years to Xmas 1715 400 0 0
Richard Bradley and William Walker, successively Secretaries; same time. 160 0 0
Edmond Townley, Cashier; same time 160 0 0
Amos Collard, Clerk of the Contracts; same time 100 0 0
Joseph Lake and John Butler, successively Clerk of the Bonds; same time 80 0 0
messengers and office keepers, named 200 0 0
3,605 9 7
incident charges, detailed (New Year's gifts, riding charges, John Butler for executing the office of Secretary during the suspension of Richard Bradley, office necessaries, making up accompts, painting the King's Arms for the use of the Office, law charges, rent, etc.) 1,242 15
Auditor's fee: to Edward Harley 140 0 0
total payments as above out of this Revenue 4,988l. 5s. 1½d.
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates 5,000 0 0
money allowed for double payment of these Duties, detailed 8 0 0
total payments and allowances £10,712 16
and so remains 10,171 1
against which depending in super on sundry persons, named at great length and arranged by Counties, for rent of licences and for compositions:
for the year ended at Xmas 1702 405 5 0
ditto 1703 387 10 0
ditto 1704 265 8 2
ditto 1705 268 5 0
ditto 1706 328 11 3
ditto 1707 372 1 3
ditto 1708 273 10 0
ditto 1709 314 0 0
ditto 1710 408 5 0
ditto 1711 361 3 9
ditto 1712 501 10 0
ditto 1713 400 7 6
ditto 1714 674 2 6
ditto 1715 (not detailed) 5,539 8 9
10,499 8 2
and upon several persons for money advanced them for horse hire and riding charges etc., detailed 210 0 0
£10,709 8 2
and so these Accomptants are in Surplusage 538 6
Declared 29 April 1719.