Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 28: 1714 (1955), pp. CDLX-CDLXX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86124 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES AND ANNUITIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY 1710: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1989 [E.351/1989].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 20 [A.O.1/1538/20].
Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities etc. under the Act 8 Anne [c.10].
Michaelmas 1713 to Michaelmas 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt 8,598 18 0
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term, 12 & 13 Anne, in full of 142,200l. for the Lottery 1710 under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10] 6,160 18 0
the same term in full of 7,200l., whereof 2,400l. for salaries and 4,800l. for the service of the lottery 7,200 0 0
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the service of the lottery for a year to 29 Sept. 1713 51,062 10 0
Easter Term 13 Anne & 1 Geo. I in further part of the same 80,475 0 0
total receipts as above 144,898l. 8s. 0d. £153,497 6 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets, detailed:
for the half year to Ladyday 1711 (one ticket at 5l. 2 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1711 (two tickets at 10l. per an. each, 25 at 5l. per an. each) 72 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1712 (three tickets at 20l. per an. each, 11 at 10l.per an. each, 86 at 5l. per an. each) 300 0 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712 (Two tickets each of 50l. per an being respectively the first and the last drawn, one at 1,000l. per an three at 500l. per an, each, 4 at 400l. per an. each, 4 at 300 l. per an. each, 4 at 200l.per an. each, 20 at 100l. per an. each, 30 at 50l. per an. each, 99 at 20l. per an. each, 494 at 10l. per an. each, 1,390 at 5l. per an. each) 11,785 0 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1713 (two tickets as above of 50l. per an. each, 1 at 1,000l. per an 3 at 500l. per an. each, 4 at 400l. per an. each, 4 at 300l.per an. each, 4 at 200l. per an. each, 19 at 100l. per an. each, 30 at 50l. per an. each, 97 at 20l. per an. each, 572 at 10l. per an. each, 2,793 at 5l. per an. each) 15,612 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1713 (the first and last-drawn tickets at 50l. per an. each, 1 at 1,000l. per an., 3 at 500l.per an. each, 2 at 400l. per an. each, 4 at 300l. per an. each, 4 at 200l. per an. each, 11 at 100l. per an. each, 15 at 50l. per an. each, 39 at 20l. per an. each, 180 at 10l. per an. each, 292 at 5l. per an. each) 5,620 0 0
33,392 10 0
Annuities of 14s. per an. payable to the owners of several blank tickets:
for the year to Michaelmas 1711: 131 tickets 91 14 0
for the year to Michaelmas 1712: 2,481 tickets 1,736 14 0
for the year to Michaelmas 1713; 137,368 tickets 96,157 12 0
97,986 0 0
salaries:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; 1¾ years to Ladyday 1714 2,887 10 0
John Duncombe, Comptroller of the Accompts, ditto; same time 437 10 0
this Accomptant, ditto; same time 875 0 0
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 150 0 0
4,350 0 0
charges in passing the Accompts of this Lottery 97 11 0
money paid into the Exchequer 4,800 0 0
total payment and allowances £140,626 1 0
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 12,871 5 0
Declared 4 July 1715.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION ADVENTURE: FINAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2012 [E.351/2012].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 57 [A.O.1/1545/57].
Charles Blunt, late Paymaster of the 2,000,000l. Lottery for the Year 1711 under the Act 9 Anne [c. 16].
Michaelmas 1713 to Michaelmas 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of the last Accompt 9,045 7
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 12 & 13 Anne, in further part of 187,670l. (186, 670l. for Principal and Interest and 1,000l. for salary etc.) for the year to Michaelmas 1712 53,000 0 0
Easter term, 13 Anne and 1 Geo. I, in full of the same 46,670 0 0
the same term, in part of 187,670l. (186,670l. for Principal and Interest and 1,000l. for salary etc.) for the year from Michaelmas 1713 40,067 4 0
Michaelmas term, 1 Geo. I, in further part of the same 130,358 15 7
Easter term 1 & 2 Geo. I, in further part of the same 12,000 0 0
total receipts as above 282,095l. 19s. 7d.
total charge and receipts £291,141 7
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt towards discharging the Principal money due on the Orders in the first Classes:
Principal directed but not paid within the time of the last Accompt 4,160 0 0
Principal directed within the time of this accompt:
to the Proprietor entitled to the second year's interest of 1,000l. Benefit for so much deducted to make good that year's interest 5 12
to the Proprietors of 5 Orderes of 110l. each directed within the time of this Accompt but payable within the time of the last Accompt to complete the 369 Orders payable on 20 Aug. 1713 550 0 0
to the Proprietors of the several Orders for Principal directed and paid within the time of this Accompt on the 287 Orders payable 27 Aug. 1714; 17 Orders at 200l. each, 270 Orders at 110l. each 33,100 0 0
total directed within the time of this Accompt 33,655l. 12s. 7¼d. 37,815 12
money paid within the time of this Accompt for Interest at 6l. per cent per an. directed on several Orders within the time of the last Accompt:
Interest paid on Principal Discharged, detailed 186 17
Interest paid to Ladyday 1712, detailed 126 6 0
Interest paid to Midsummer 1712, detailed 24 6 0
Interest paid to Christmas, 1712, detailed 190 19 0
528 8
money paid for Interest directed within the time of this Accompt:
Interest paid on Principal discharged, detailed 2,972 12
Interest paid to Midsummer 1713, detailed 25,656 19 6
Interest paid to Michaelmas 1713, detailed 29,483 8 0
Interest paid to Christmas 1713, detailed 44,507 13 6
Interest paid to Michaelmas 1714, detailed 116,230 14 6
Interest paid to Christmas 1714, detailed 30,929 18 6
249,781 6
salaries and allowances:
Charles Blunt, this Accomptant; two years to Michaelmas 1715 1,000 0 0
William Fytche and Henry Harcourt, successively Comptrollers of the Accompts 1,000 0 0
the said William Fytche for his extraordinary care; by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 4 Dec. 1712 250 0 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 400 0 0
2,650 0 0
incidents, detailed 384 19 8
total payments and allowances £291,160 6
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 18 19
Declared 14 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TEN POUND LOTTERY,ANNO 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2019 [E.351/2019].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 60 [A.O.1/1545/60].
Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,800,000l. under the Act 10 Anne [c. 18].
2 June 1713 to 24 June 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Treasury by way of imprest:
Easter term, 12 Anne, in part of 180,189l. 16s. 8d. viz. 11,411l. 16s. 8d. for payment of Principal, 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for a year from 25 Dec. 1712, 750l. for salaries for three quarters from 25 March 1713 and 25l. for Office rent, half year to Xmas 1713 32,900 0 0
Michaelmas term, 12 & 13 Anne, in further part of the same 98,000 0 0
Easter term 13 Anne & 1 Geo. 1, ditto 10,000 0 0
total receipts as above 140,900l. 0s. 0d.
Surcharge: money received from the Commissioners in respect of 11 tickets brought to them to be cancelled 130 0 0
total charge and receipts £141,030 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Payments towards discharging the Principal money due on the fourth Course of the Lottery, detailed 11,550 0 0
money paid towards discharging the Principal money on ten of the eleven tickets brought to be cancelled as above 110 0 0
money paid for Interest on the several Courses of the Lottery No. 1 detailed 42,444 0 0
ditto of the Lottery No. 2, detailed 42,015 18 0
ditto of the Lottery No. 3 detailed 42,105 6 0
126,565 4 0
salaries etc.:
this Accomptant for himself and the Officers employed under him 500 0 0
Nehemiash Arnold, Humphrey Brent, Thomas Cornwallis and Christopher Tilson, Commissioners. 800 0 0
Edward Stawell, Comptroller of the Accompts 500 0 0
the Lord Mansel for the moniety of the rent of a house; half year to Xmas 1713 25 0 0
this Accomptant, for disbursements 61 15 2
1,886 15 2
total payments and allowances £140,111 19 2
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 918 0 10
against which there is craved to be allowed for the Auditor's fee 180 0 0
and then the Accomptant will be Indebted 738 0 10
Declared 19 January 1716–17.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CLASSES LOTTERY 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2021 [E. 351/2021].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1547, ROLL 64 [A.O.1/1547/64].
John Mobley, Paymaster of Principal and Interest of the Classes Lottery for 1,800,000l. under the Act 10 Anne [c. 19].
2 June 1713 to 4 March 1714–15.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his only Accompt nil.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Easter term, 12 Anne, in part of 171,165l. 12s. 4d. (whereof 2,387l. 12s. 4d. towards payments of Principal, 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for the year from Michaelmas 1712, 750l. for salaries for three quarters from 25 March 1713 and 25l. for Office rent for the half year to 25 Dec. 1713) 30,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 12 & 13 Anne, in further part of the same 75,000 0 0
Easter term, 13 Anne and 1 Geo. I, in full of the same 66,165 12 4
the same term, in part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for a year from Michaelmas 1713, 1,000l. for salaries for a year from 25 Dec. 1713, and 50l. for Office rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1714) 40,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 1 Geo. I, in further part of the same 93,546 4
total charges and receipts £304,711 16
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid towards discharging the large premiums or benefits in the First Classes, detailed 6,294 11 6
money paid towards discharging the certain Principal sums belonging to other Tickets in the First Classes 23,310 0 0
29,604 11 6
money paid for Interest to the Proprietors of Standing Orders in the First Classes, detailed 19,479 2
ditto to the Proprietors of Standing Orders in the Second Classes, detailed 35,063 11 0
ditto to the Proprietors of Standing Orders in the Third Classes, detailed 51,502 8 6
ditto to the Proprietors of Standing Orders in the Fourth Classes, detailed 68,392 10 0
ditto to the Proprietors of Standing Orders in the Fifth Classes, detailed 96,725 5 0
271,162 17
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Cornwallis, Humphrey Brent, Christopher Tilson and Nehemish Arnold, Commissioners; two years to Xmas 1714 1,200 0 0
houses rent to Thomas, Lord Mansell, and John Smith successively Tellers of the Receipt of Exchequer; 1½ years to Xmas 1714 75 0 0
this Accomptant, for himself and clerks; Ladyday 1713 to 25 Jan. 1714–15 917 9 4
Charles Turnor, Comptroller of the Accompts, Ladyday 1713 to 19 Jan. 1714–15 909 5 0
this Accomptant, for incidents 191 0 0
3,292 14 4
this payments and allowances £304,060 2 11¼
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 651 13
against which there is craved to be allowed to the Auditor 360 0 0
and then the Accomptant is Indebted 291 13
Declared 8 March 1717–18.
Deputy Auditor Oakeley's Memorandum of 30 July 1719. It now appears that Accomptant has paid, as directed, the said sum of 291l. 13s. 8¼d. to Ambrose Phillips his successor, who is to be surcharged therewith.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIS: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY 1711: PAYMASTER'S FINAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2014 [E.351/2014].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1545, ROLL 59 [A.O.1/1545/59].
Bernard Hutchins, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery under the Act 9 Anne [c. 6].
25 March 1713 to 25 March 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the foot of his last Accompt 992 16 0
Receipts: money has out of the Exchequer by way of imprest:
Michaelmas term 11 & 12 Anne, in further part of 188,109l. 16s. 0½d. for the service of this lottery for one year from 29 Sept. 1711; by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 12 April 1712 1,200 0 0
Easter term, 12 Anne, in full of the same 9,039 16
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the service of this lottery; by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 11 April 1711 54,460 3 11½
Michaelmas term, 12 & 13 Anne, in further part of the same 70,428 2 0
total receipts 135,128l. 2s. 0d.
total charge and receipts £136,120 18 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid in discharge of Principal in the first and second courses and part of the fourth Course that remained unpaid at the determination of the last Accompt:
in the first payment in Course (one benefit ticket of 20l. and four blank tickets of 10l. each, abating for three not yet demanded) 30 0 0
in the second ditto (five blank tickets of 10l.) 50 0 0
one Order in the fourth ditto 40 0 0
120 0 0
money paid in discharge of Principal in part of the third, fifth and sixth Courses:
on one Order in the fourth payment in Course, whereon 20l. had been paid in the time of the previous Accompt 30 0 0
to the owners of 26 Standing Orders in the said fourth Course 1,140 0 0
to the owners of 168 ditto in the fifth payment in Course 14,490 0 0
to the owners of 99 ditto in the sixth ditto 7,030 0 0
to the owner of and Order in the sixth ditto in part payment of Principal 50 0 0
22,740 0 0
money paid for Interest directed to Michaelmas 1712 within the time of the preceding Accompt that was not before received, detailed at some length 845 8 0
money paid for Interest directed for a year to Michaelmas 1712 within the time of this Accompt, ditto 4,984 16 0
money paid for Interest directed and due within the time of this Accompt 104,745 18 0
salaries etc.:
Nehemiah Arnold, Humphrey Brent, Thomas Cornwallis, and Christopher Tilson, Commissioners 1,200 0 0
Bernared Hutchins, this Accomptant 500 0 0
William Glanvill, Comptroller of the Accompts 500 0 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 150 0 0
2,350 0 0
money paid to Thomas Cornwallis, Humphrey Brent, Christopher Tilson and Nehemiah Arnold, the Commissioners, upon this Accomptant's declining the office of Paymaster, to complete payment of Interest directed on Standing Orders and Tickets not yet demanded within the time of this Accompt, detailed 484 16 0
total payments and allowances £136,270 18 0
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 150 0 0
Memorandum. — The sum of 484l. 16s. 0d. to be paid over to the succeeding Paymasters is in arrear from the First to the One hundred and fiftieth Course inclusive.
Declared 5 March 1714–15.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERTY FOR 1711: (fn. 1) PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2015 [E.351/2015].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1547, ROLL (55 [A.O.1/1547/65].
Thomas Cornwallis, Humphrey Brent, Christopher Tilson and Nehemiah Arnold as Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery for 1711.
25 March 1714 to 8 October 1714.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being their first and only Accompt nil
Receipts: money received of Bernard Hutchines, the preceding Paymaster 484 16 0
money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 13 Anne & 1 Geo. I; in full of 135,000l, for the year to 29 Sept. 1713; by Lord Treasurer's warrant of 10 April 13 Anne 10,111 14
the same term; in part of 135,000l. for the year to 29 Sept. 1714 71,388 5 11½
£81,984 16 0
Discharge.
money paid in discharge of Principal ordered to be paid off at, or any time before Ladyday 1714, detailed 27,570 0 0
money paid for Interest due at or before Ladyday 1714, detailed 53,620 4 0
salaries and rewards; these Accomptants (year to Xmas 1714, 400l.); William Glanvill, Comptroller of the Accompts, for himself and clerks (Midsummer quarter 1714, 125l.); Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee (75l.) 600 0 0
incidents and expenses, detailed 202 15
total payments and allowances £81,992 19
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 8 3
Auditor's Memorandum.–At the time of the determination of this Accompt there remained certain Interest unpaid. A list of the particulars is given to Mr. Auditor Harley to check the payments made by Mr. Edwards, the succeeding Paymaster.
A further Memorandum gives particulars of Principal unpaid, orders for payment of which have been issued by the Treasury; such Principal is to bear interest to such time as money was reserved in the Exchequer to pay it.
Declared 8 May 1716.
Editor's note.— The Pipe Office Roll is defective through damp.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERTY FOR 1711: (fn. 2) PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2016 [E.351/2016].
AUDIT OFFICER: BUNDLE 1547, ROLL 67 [A.O.1/1547/67].
Thomas Edwards, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery for 1711.
24 June 1714 to 20 February 1714–15.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in full of 135,000l. for the year from 29 Sept. 1713 (of which the balance was issued to the preceding Paymasters) 63,611 14
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for the year from 29 Sept. 1714 21,988 5 11½
£85,600 0 0
Discharge.
Surplusage paid over to Thomas Cornwallis, Humphrey Brent, Christopher Tilson and Nehemiah Arnold, the preceding Accomptants 8 3
money paid in discharge of Principal ordered to be paid off, detailed 29,260 0 0
money paid for Interest within the time of this Accompt, detailed 55,488 6 0
salaries and allowances: Thomas Edwards, this Accomptant, 24 June 1714 to 20 Feb. 1714–15, 328l. 1s. 7½d. William Glanville and William Thomas, successively Comptrollers of the Accompts, half year to Xmas 1714, 250l.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 150l.; Exchequer fees etc. 34l. 18s. 4d.; clerks’ Wages 20l.; office-keeper's wages 7l. 7s. 11d.; charge for advertisements 5l. 3s. 10d. 795 11
money repaid into the Exchequer 47 18 10
£85,600 0
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 0 0
Declared 8 March 1717–18.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CIVIL LIST LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2024 [E.351/2024].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1547, ROLL 66 [A.O.1/1547/66].
William Wenman, late Paymaster of the Lottery for raising 500,000l. upon credit of the Civil List, authorized by Letters Patent of 13 October 1713. (fn. 3)
26 March 1714 to 19 January 1714–15.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 13 Anne & 1 George I, in part of 35,000l. for the payments for one year from 30 Sept. 1713 24,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in full of the same 11,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 35,000l. for the year from 30 Sept. 1714 2,500 0 0
total charge and receipts £37,500 0 0
Discharge.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed 14,420 0 0
money paid for interest due upon Orders made out for the money payable upon the tickets drawn in the several courses of payment of this Lottery within the time of this Accompt, detailed 20,963 17
salaries, etc.:
Thomas Cornwallis, Humphrey Brent, Christopher Tilson and Nehemiah Arnold, Commissioners for the year to Xmas 1714 (400l); William Wenman, this Accomptant, from Ladyday 1714 to 24 Jan. 1714–15 (249l. 13s. 1d.); Roger Champan, Comptroller of the Accompts, from Ladyday 1714 to 31 January 1714–15 (255l. 8d. 2d.) 905 1 3
incident charges, detailed 141 1 10
money paid over to the succeeding Paymaster 1,019 19
total payments and allowances £37,450 0 0
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 50 0 0
against which is to be allowed for examining, auditing and engrossing this Accompt 50 0 0
and so this Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1716.

Footnotes

1 Under Stat. 9 Anne c, 6.
2 Under Stat. 9 Anne c. 6. These three overlapping Accounts are confusing. Hutchins having declined to act, the Commissioners functioned ad interim until Edwards was appointed.
3 Patent Roll 13 Anne, part 3, No. 7, P.R.O. reference C.66/3491. In pursuance of the Act [12 Anne c. 11] enabling the Queen to raise 500,000l. on the Civil Government Revenues to pay debts and arrears, the Queen directs 35,000l. yearly for 32 years out of the Hereditary Revenues of the Crown to be set apart as a fund to be administered by a Paymaster appointed by the Treasury for the satisfaction of such persons as may advance the sum of 500,000l. in units of 10l.; Nehemiah Arnold and sixteen others are appointed Managers. Of the 50,000 tickets to be made out, two are to be marked for 10,000l. each of Principal Money, one for 5,000l. one for 4,000l., one for 3,000l., one for 2,000l. four for 1,000 each, nine for 500l. each, twenty for 200l. each, fifty for 100l. each, 400 for 50l. each, 6,491 for 20l. each; all which, with 500l. for the first drawn ticket and 1,000l. for that last drawn, will amount to 202,820l.; this with 430,180l. repayable on the 43,018 tickets will bring the total Principal to be repaid to 633,000l. Interest on the Principal sums, pending repayment, is fixed at 4l. per cent. per an. The usual regulations as to methods of bookkeeping, drawing of tickets etc. are given at length.