Revenue Account
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'Revenue Account: General Abstract', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. LXXXV-CIX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86430 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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A GENERAL ABSTRACT OF THE ACCOMPTS OF THE PUBLIC RE VENUES, TAXES AND MONIES BORROWED BETWEEN MICHAELMAS 1714 AND MICHAELMAS 1715.
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF RECEIPTS.
To The Remains In Cash at Nichaelmas 1714 as Shown At The Foot Of That Year's Accompt:
£ s. d.
In Tallies undisposed in the hands of the several Treasurers and Paymasters [see above, page lxxviii] 53,253 16
New Customs on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1710 2,743 19
Tobacco to 1 Aug. 1712 3,128 6 2
Continued Impositions on the Grant from 1 Aug. 1712 13,511 7
Half subsidy on the same Grant 34,388 0
Half subsidy on the Grant from 31 July 1714 15,610 1 2
Duty on Coffee, Tea, etc. on the Grant to 24 June 1714 7,286 12
the like on the Grant from 24 June 1714 4,967 2 11
[the Duty of] 5s. per ton on French Shipping granted 12 Car. II 4 0 0
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's Civil List 14,179 6 8
ditto for the late Queen's Debts 31,192 11
ditto for the late King's Debts 536 16
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee etc. 22 12 1
Plantation Duties granted 25 Car. II, before 12 June 1714 179 18 8
Arrears of the Duties on Coals, Culm, etc. anno 1698 47 10
Arrears of ditto anno 1703 1,685 15 10½
25l. per ton on French Wines imported before 12 June 1714 277 16 0
ditto, since ditto 3,742 11 5
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth before ditto 241 5 4
ditto, since ditto 139 10 11
Fund for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1711 84,409 8
Fund for Annuities anno 1710 41,158 14
Fund for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 3,245 17
Two-third Tonnage and Poundage from 8 March 1711 for ever 4,132 8 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the King's Civil List 7,266 18 2
ditto for the late Queen's Debts 23,306 10
3,700l. a week Excise for Annuities 84,779 17
9d. per Barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 40,964 7
9d. per Barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship 78,331 0
One-third Double Excise 30 19
Duties on Malt pro anno 1704 218 16 7
ditto 1710 168 19 10
ditto 1711 348 14 4
ditto 1712 8,275 17
ditto 1713 8,570 7
[the Duty of] 12d. a bushel on Salt 10,402 3
[ditto] 28d. a bushel on Salt and Additional Stamp Duties for the East India Company 12,648 14
Stamp Duties on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1706 136 3 7
Duties on Candles and Rates on monies given with clerks and apprentices 1,671 17
Duties on Hops for Loans anno 1711 2,295 2 0
Fond for the Lottery called the Two Million Adventure anno 1711 46,865 19 1
Letter money for the King's Civil List 3,233 13 9
ditto for the late Queen's Debts 3,185 18 0
[the Duty of] 4½ per cent. 837 8
Additional Tonnage and Poundage Arrears 531 18
Arrears of the Duties on Marriages, Births, etc. 8 11 2
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 65,273 6
Fond for the Class Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 40,568 12
Duties for Houses for Windows from 31 July 1710 for ever 1,022 1
Tenths of the Clergy 1,908 18 4
Seizures for late Queen's Debts 2,019 4
Proffers for ditto 404 12 9
ditto for the late King's Debts 0 4 0
Fine of a Lease for the late Queen's Debts 217 0 0
Sale of Tin 10,284 2 11
Brewers' Forfeitures 292 14 11
Money levied on Mr. Mason 1,319 15 3
Money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento Contract 2 0 0
Prize Money 70 13
Imprest money repaid per Thomas Kennedy 0 6 0
ditto per the Executors of William Harbord 422 18 4
Rent of the Savoy Hospital 3,440 8 5
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 0 4 0
Subsidies anno 1703 26 13 4
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 511 11
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 1,578 15 10
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 4,544 16
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 before 12 June 1714 5,411 7 1
ditto, since ditto 937 5
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 7,441 15
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 32,978 17
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 1,870 1 10
Loans on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1714 1,765 17 10
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 3,305 4
Contributions to the said Lottery 587,406 7
Duties on Malt pro anno 1714 100 8 5
Contributions for Annuities anno 1710 25 0 0
in the hands of Messrs. Edwards, Low and Brown for Interest on Exchequer Bills 4,071 1
Contributions to the 10l. Lottery anno 1712 1,091 12 3
Contributions to the Class Lottery eodem anno 1,763 6 6
Loans etc. on Coals for building 50 new Churches 8,146 6 5
Contributions to the Civil List Lottery anno 1713 17,243 15
in the hands of Archibald Douglas, Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland 579 16
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 146,213 6
of the Fond for ditto anno 1707 29,168 19 1
of the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities anno 1708 2,140 17 3
of the Fond for ditto anno 1708 55,178 6
(total Remains excluding tallies 1,641,660l. 4s. 8½d.)
£1,694,914 1 5
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: CUSTOMS.
To Cash for the Nett Produce of the several Duties and Revenues under the Management of the Commissioners of the Customs, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1715: £ s. d.
Wines and Vinegars, on the Grant from 31 July 1714 200,282 15 8
Tobacco, on the same Grant 62,271 8 6
East India goods, the like 98,005 12
Additional Impositions, the like 41,203 14
Duty on Whale Fins 7,238 17 10
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's Life 289,410 17 1
Plantation Duties, granted 12 Car. II 1,016 11
One-third Tonnage and Poundage, on the Grant for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 100,408 1 0
25l. per ton on French Wines imported 47,044 19 1
Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth 1,638 11
Subsidy of Poundage on Goods exported, for 32 years from 8 March 1710–11 49,791 11 6
Duty of 2s. per chaldron on Coals, Culm, etc. on the same Grant 59,477 3
Prize Duty from the Plantations 1,579 7 7
Additional Duty on Pepper, Raisins, Spices, Snuffs, on the Grant for 32 years from 6 Feb. 1709–10 24,444 16 5
Duty of 3s. per chaldron on Coals, etc. for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 89,936 13 4
Duty of [ ] per chaldron on Coals exported, for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 2,783 3 0
Two-third Tonnage and Poundage on the same Grant from 23 June 1714 for ever 119,477 18
Duty on Coffee, Tea etc., on the same Grant 23,155 19
Encreased Duties on ditto, on the same Grant 30,887 8
Encreased Duties on Callicoes, the like 24,815 13
Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage for 96 years from 31 July 1712 132,076 1
ditto, on the Grant from 31 July 1714 for ever 124,301 18
more on the part of Scotland on the same Grant 250 0 0
more ditto on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1712 250 0 0
[the Duty on] Rock Salt on the Grant for 32 years from 11 June 1711 796 0 0
[the Duty of] 4½per cent. from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands 7,768 15 1
Coinage Duty for the Mint 11,558 17 10
Revenues before that time expired:
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1710 5,216 5
Impositions on Tobacco on the same Grant 43 16 0
Additional Impositions, the like 27 12 11
Impositions on Tobacco to 1 Aug. 1712 2,374 4
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1714 4,789 1 4
Tobacco, the like 25,776 12
East India Goods, the like 23,933 19 2
Additional Impositions, the like 3,509 0 2
Whale Fins, the like 6 16 10½
Duty on Coffee, Tea etc. on the Grant to 24 June 1714 10,932 14
Additional Duties on ditto, the like 6,297 5 2
Additional Tonnage and Poundage to the Queen's death 10,883 4 1
Arrears of Duty on Coals to 14 May 1703 126 16 4
ditto on the Grant to Michaelmas 1710 74 14 7
Two-third Tonnage and Poundage to 7 March 1711 713 2
[the Duty of] 25l. per ton on French Prize Wine granted during the War 69 6 6
Half Subsidy on Tonnage and Poundage to 1 Aug. 1712 1,128 11 10½
ditto to 1 Aug. 1714 7,816 15
[the Duties on] East India Goods to 1 Aug. 1712 818 17
£1,656,411 12 6
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE, EXCISE, ETC.
To Cash for the Nett Produce of the Revenues of Excise etc. under the Management of the several Commissioners, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715: £ s. d.
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1715:
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List 237,378 4
more to answer the appropriation of 3,700l. a week 196,100 0 0
9d. per Barrel Excise for 16 years from 17 May 1697 164,159 6
Five-sevenths 9d. Excise for the Bank of England 108,409 17
Two-sevenths 9d. Excise for Annuities 43,363 17 10
9d. Excise for 99 years 151,773 15
Additional 3d. Excise for 32 years from 25 March 1710 58,343 9
and on the part of Scotland 2,059 0 2
[Duty of] 36s. per Bushel Sweets granted 5 Anne for 99 years 272 2 0
[Duties on] Low Wines for 96 years from Midsummer 1710 31,499 2
[the Duty of] 12d. per Bushel [on] Salt granted 7 & 8 Wm. III for ever 38,055 10 1
[the Duty of] 28d. per Bushel [on] Salt from 25 December 1699 for ever 88,728 7
AdditionalDuty [on] Candles for 32 years from 25 March 1711 57,523 2
and on the part of Scotland 680 1 2
more for forfeitures on Chandlers 32 19 0
Duty on Hides for 32 years from 24 June 1711 86,761 8 9
and on the part of Scotland 2,124 18 11
Additional Duty on Hides for ditto from 31 July 1712 103,694 0
and on the part of Scotland 1,275 8
Duty on Soap etc. for ditto from 10 June 1712 119,795 0 11½
and on the part of Scotland 264 15 0
more for forfeitures on Soap-boilers 5 7 9
Duty on Silver and Gilt Wire and Starch for ditto from 1 July 1712 15,301 17
more for forfeitures on Wire drawers 2 10 0
Additional [Duty on] Soap for 32 years from 2 Aug. 1714 67,677 14 6
Duty on Malt pro anno 1715 1,285 5 4
Duties on Candles for 5 years from 1 May 1710 53,190 10 2
and on the part of Scotland 680 1 2
more for forfeitures on Chandlers 32 19 0
Duties on Hops for 4 years from 1 June 1711 20,761 15 3
Duties on Candles from 1 May 1715, for ever 4,166 13
Revenues before that time expired:
[Duties on] Low Wines on the Grant to 24 June 1710 5 13 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise, before 8 March 1701–2 225 15 8
ditto, before 1 Aug. 1714 41,915 5
Double Excise to 17 Nov. 1691 139 1 2
One-third Double Excise 23 3
Two-thirds Double Excise 46 7 1
21d. per barrel Excise 143 8
Duty on Malt pro anno 1707 175 15
ditto 1708 28 7
ditto 1710 128 19 10
ditto 1711 399 17 6
ditto 1712 9 5 0
ditto 1713 21,451 15 10½
ditto 1714 562,175 17
(total England 2,275,183l. 10s. 11d., Scotland 7,084l. 4s. 11½d.) £2,282,267 15 10½
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: POST OFFICE AND CASUAL REVENUES.
To Cash for the Nett Produce of the Revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715: £ s. d.
Post Office Revenue including 440l. 1s. 6d. in the Receivers' hands 43,629 7 9
more to answer the Appropriation of 700l. a week 36,400 0 0
arrears applicable to the late Queen's debts 15,673 16 9
£95,703 4 6
ditto of Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
First Fruits 3,492 11
Tenths of the Clergy 8,052 4
Fines on alienations 1,000 0 0
more being applied per Receiver thereof 2,046 12 0
Revenue of Wine Licences 2,500 0 0
Sheriff's Proffers 1,092 16 8
ditto for the late Queen's debts 100 18 3
Compositions in the Exchequer 3 3 4
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited goods 16,553 0 9
ditto for the late Queen's debts 1,513 8 5
Land Revenue; Fines of Leases 1,815 10 0
Rents and other Incomes out of Lands to the Crown 26 16 8
ditto for the late Queen's debts 410 5 0
Value of Timber delivered the Navy 2,468 10 7
Revenue of South Wales; for the late Queen's debts 700 0 0
Revenue of the Duchy of Cornwall; ditto 1,500 0 0
money paid per Thomas Baker; ditto 23 5 0
sale of the Queen's Tin; ditto 151,000 0 0
Profits of the Hanaper 10 0 0
rents of the Savoy Hospital 955 0 0
Imprest money repaid for prompt payment of Annuities 779 5 10¼
ditto per Thomas Micklethwaite as late Treasurer of Transports 10,000 0 0
ditto per Robert Walpole late Paymaster of the Guards etc. 3,972 17
ditto repaid per late Earl of Torrington 37 13 8
Brewers' Forfeitures 159 5 5
Vaudois money for building Churches abroad 1,000 0 0
Post fines 2,276 0 0
(totals for the present King 58,241l. 8s. 2¾d. and for the late Queen's debts 155,247l. 16s. 8d.) £213,489 4 10¾
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: AIDS AND TAXES.
To Cash for the Nett Produce of sundry Aids and Taxes, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715: £ s. d. £ s. d.
Stamp Duties; on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1710 78 8
ditto; on the Grant for 96 years from 31 July 1710 43,961 1
Additional [Duties on] Stamps; part of the Fond of the East India Company 43,956 16
Stamp Duties on Cards and Dice; for 32 years from 11 June 1711 10,947 19 4
Duty on Pamphlets and Printed Papers; for ditto from 1 Aug. 1712 8,583 16 10½
Policies of Insurance; the like 2,160 4 1
Rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices for 5 years from 1 May 1710 2,491 1 8
Rates on ditto; from 1 May 1715 for ever 1,168 7 3
Additional Stamp Duties on the Grant from 2 Aug. 1714 21,997 5
135,345 0 11½
Duties on Houses on the Grant from 31 July 1710 for ever 103,631 11 6
Additional ditto for 32 years from Michaelmas 1710 35,800 0 6
139,431 12 0
Rent of Hackney chairs for 32 years from 24 June 1711 150 0 0
Rent of Hackney Coaches for 21 years from Midsummer 1694 1,000 0 0
Duties on Marriages, Births etc. to 1 Aug. 1706 5 14 6
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars for 96 years from 31 July 1710 5,712 10 0
Tobacco Pipe Duty 2 0 0
First 3s. Aid anno 1697 0 4 0
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 608 18 0
Subsidies anno 1697 11 6 5
Second 3s. Aid anno 1698 387 12 3
Subsidies and other Duties 0 3 3
First 2s. and 12d. Aid 4 10 0
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 1 4 0
Subsidies anno 1703 64 2 0
Eighth 4s. Aid anno 1705 10,387 12 3
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706 9,649 1 9
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 1,160 0 0
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 186 10 5
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 2,062 11 8
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711 4,267 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 9,721 12
more on the part of Scotland 754 1 0
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 80,870 4
more on the part of Scotland 12,600 0 0
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 847,423 17 7
more on the part of Scotland 13,600 0 0
993,762 13
£1,275,407 11 1
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS.
To Cash for sundry particulars not distinguishable under any of the aforegoing heads: £ s. d.
to Contributions on two Acts for the sale of Perpetual Annuities at 5l. per cent. per an. from Michaelmas 1715 1,079,000 0 0
to Cash charged for so much of the King's Revenues arisen in Scotland as Archibald Douglas, Paymaster of the Civil List there, appears to be accomptable for, within the circuit of this year (see p. lxxvi supra) 29,109 18 10¾
£1,108,109 18 10¾
[GENERAL ABSTRACT OF REVENUE: SUMMARY.
To Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 1714: £ s. d. £ s. d.
in Tallies undisposed 53,253 16
on the several Revenues etc. 1,641,660 4
1,694,914 1 5
Receipts, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715:
to Customs 1,656,411 12 6
to Excise 2,282,267 15 10½
to Post Office Revenues 95,703 4 6
to Casual Revenues; for the present King 58,241 8
ditto; for the late Queen's debts 155,247 16 8
213,489 4 10¾
to Aids and Taxes etc.
Stamp Duties etc. 135,345 0 11½
Duties on Houses 139,431 12 0
Hackney Chairs 150 0 0
Hackney Coaches 1,000 0 0
Marriages and Births 5 14 6
Hawkers and Pedlars 5,712 10 0
Land Tax etc. 993,762 13
1,275,407 11 1
to Unclassified Items:
Contributions for Annuities 1,079,000 0 0
Revenues in Scotland 29,109 18 10¾
1,108,109 18 10¾
£8,326,303 9 2]
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: NAVY.
By [paid] Charles Cæsar, late Treasurer of the Navy, upon account for the undermentioned services; exclusive of services supplied out of South Sea Stock:
for Wages to Seamen generally: £ s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1714 30,000 0 0
for Uses to be appointed:
for the year 1705 6,774 0 0
for the year 1711 1,690 16
for the year 1712 5,000 0 0
£43,464 16
to be satisfied out of the following:
Reversionary Annuities, for the year 1705: 6,774 0 0
Loans on the Duties on Hops; for the year 1711 1,690 16
ditto, ditto on Malt; for the year 1712 5,000 0 0
Lottery Contributions; pro anno 1714 30,000 0 0
£43,464 16
By [paid] John Aislabie, Treasurer of the Navy upon account for the undermentioned services; exclusive of services supplied out of South Sea Stock:
for the Ordinary generally:
for the year 1714 7,000 0 0
for the year 1715 7,500 0 0
for Wages to Seamen generally:
for the year 1714 173,304 6 4
for the year 1715 159,024 0 0
for Victualling; Bills of Exchange, Short Allowance and Contingencies; for the year 1715 49,701 10 9
ditto; the Course; ditto 72,447 9 9
for Wear and Tear; Imprest Bills of Exchange and Contingencies; ditto 25,714 11 7
ditto; the Course; ditto 79,548 7 9
ditto; the Yards under this Head; ditto 86,488 0 0
the value of Timber out of the King's Forests; ditto 2,468 10 7
for Interest to the South Sea Company at 6l. per cent. per an. to Xmas 1714; for the year 1714 260,339 0
923,535 17
(total for the Ordinary 14,500l., for Wages 332,328l. 6s. 4d., for Victualling 122,149l. 0s. 6d., for Wear and Tear 194,219l. 9s. 11d., and for Interest 260,339l. 0s. 7½d.; for the year 1714 440,643l. 6s. 11½d., and for the year 1715 482,892l. 10s. 5d.)
to be satisfied out of the following:
Loans on Land Tax pro anno 1714; for the year 1714 58,217 6
Loans on Malt pro anno 1714; ditto 202,121 14
Lottery Contributions 1714; ditto 180,304 6 4
Loans on Land Tax pro anno 1715; for the year 1715 378,296 2
Loans on Malt pro anno 1715; ditto 20,945 7
Contributions for Annuities pro anno 1715; ditto 81,182 9 5
in Aid:
Woodsales or the value of Timber out of the King's Forests; ditto 2,468 10 7
£923,535 17
(total for the Navy 967,000l. 14s. 1d.)
A combined Account for the Navy follows showing: Ordinary 14,500l.; Wages 362,328l. 6s. 4d.; Victualling 122,149l. 0s. 6d.; Wear and Tear 194,219l. 9s. 11d.; Interest to South Sea Company 260,339l. 0s. 7½d.; Tallies for uses to be appointed 13,464l. 16s. 8½d.; total 967,000l. 14s. 1d.
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ORDNANCE.
By [paid] Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance, upon account for the following services:
for Land Services generally: £ s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1714 35,281 16 0
for the year 1715 32,632 2 0 67,913 18 0
for Sea Services generally:
for the year 1715 20,000 0 0
for Account of Half-pay to Military Officers and Chaplains that served in the Train of Artillery in Flanders to Xmas 1714:
for the year 1714 2,188 9 2
(total for the year 1714 37,470l. 5s. 2d. and for the year 1715 52,632l. 2s. 0s.)
total for the Ordnance £90,102 7 2
to be satisfied out of the following:
Contributions to the Lottery anno 1714; for the year 1714 37,470 5 2
Loans on Land Tax pro anno 1715; for the year 1715 40,000 0 0
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715; ditto 12,632 2 0
£90,102 7 2
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: FORCES ABROAD AND GUARDS AND GARRISONS.
£ s. d.
By [paid] James Earl of Carnarvon, late Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad upon account for the following services:
to be paid over to Paul Methuen for his expenses in passing his father's accompts of the Public Money which came to his hands for service in Portugal when he was Ambassador there 124 19 0
to sundry Officers who have served the Crown in the late War in full of all their Pretensions and Expectations for the Future 1,277 15 0
to wards satisfying the Debt due on account of the Land Forces and to the Outpensioners 64,127 9
for Subsidy to the King of Portugal 500 0 0
for the Forces and Garrison at Minorca 885 19 10½
£66,916 3
to be satisfied out of the following: £ s. d.
Coffee arrears; out of money arisen into the Exchequer before 12 June 1714 22 12 1
Plantation Duty; ditto, ditto 124 19 0
ditto; ditto since 12 June 1714 162 4
Arrears of the Duty on Coals 1703; ditto before 12 June 1714 7 19 7
25l. per ton on French Wines imported; ditto since 12 June 1714 18,720 13
Prize Duty from the Plantations; ditto, ditto 118 2 9
Surplus of two-sevenths 9d. Excise; ditto, ditto 4,241 8 0
Surplus of five-sevenths ditto: ditto, ditto 6,623 3 1
Surplus of 9d. Excise for 99 years; ditto, ditto 14,049 6 11
21d. per barrel Excise; ditto, ditto 143 8
Two-thirds Excise; ditto, ditto 46 7 1
Double Excise; ditto, ditto 139 1 2
Surplus of one-third Tonnage; ditto, ditto 9,030 0
Surplus of Low Wines; ditto, ditto 5,848 2
Foreign Sail Cloth; ditto, ditto 653 6 8
Malt pro anno 1704; ditto before 12 June 1714 218 16 7
Malt pro anno 1707; ditto since 12 June 1714 175 15
Malt pro anno 1710; ditto before 12 June 1714 168 19 10
ditto; ditto since 12 June 1714 128 19 10
Malt pro anno 1711; ditto before 12 June 1714 348 14 4
ditto; ditto since 12 June 1714 399 17 6
Malt pro anno 1712; ditto, ditto 533 4 8
Hackney Coaches arrears; ditto, ditto 600 0 0
Prize Money; ditto before 12 June 1714 70 13
Imprest money repaid per Thomas Kennedy; ditto, ditto 0 6 0
ditto per William Harbord; ditto, ditto 422 18 4
ditto for prompt payment of Annuities; ditto since 12 June 1714 393 5 7
Third Quarterly Poll; ditto, ditto 4 18 0
First 2s. and 12d. Aid; ditto, ditto 4 10 0
Subsidies and other Duties; ditto, ditto 11 9 8
Fourth 4s. Aid; ditto, ditto 1 4 0
Tobacco Pipe Duty; ditto, ditto 2 0 0
First 3s, Aid; ditto, ditto 0 4 0
Subsidies anno 1703; ditto before 12 June 1714 26 13 4
ditto; ditto since 12 June 1714 64 2 0
Eighth 4s. Aid 1705; ditto, ditto 36 14 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid 1710; ditto; ditto 62 6 5
Fourteenth 4s. Aid 1711; ditto before 12 June 1714 342 16 9
ditto; ditto since 12 June 1714 1,452 3 11½
Fifteenth 4s. Aid 1712; ditto, ditto 1,014 14
(total before 12 June 1714 1,755l. 9s. 2½d.; ditto since ditto 64,660l. 14s. 3¾d.) 66,416 3
Loans on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1715 500 0 0
£66,916 3
By [paid] Thomas Moor, late Paymaster of the Forces Abroad, upon account for the following services:
for the service of the year 1714:
for Half pay to the Officers of the Land Forces and Marines 32,328 9 8
on account of the Forces in Flanders and at Dunkirke 2,474 5 0
on account of the Forces and Garrison at Minorca 1,269 8 7
on account of the Forces and Garrison at Gibraltar 666 16 11½
on account of Half-pay to Officers allowed by Special Warrant 1,912 18 5
for one month's full pay to the Half-pay Officers of several Regiments directed to repair to Scotland pursuant to a Warrant signed by the Lords Justices 206 10 0
£38,858 8
to be satisfied out of the following: £ s. d.
Lottery Contributions anno 1714 17,094 6
[Duty of] 25l. per ton French Wines imported; before 12 June 1714 206 10 0
ditto; since ditto 14,404 6 5
[Duty of] 25l. per ton [on] French Prize Wines; ditto 20 0 0
Plantation Duties; ditto 773 1 8
[Duty on] Foreign Sail Cloth, ditto 633 11 11
[Duty of] 5s. per ton on French Ships; ditto 4 0 0
Arrears of [Duty on] Coals 1703; ditto 126 16 4
Brewers' Forfeitures; ditto 292 14 11
Third Quarterly Poll 1698; ditto 604 0 0
Twelfth 4s. Aid; ditto 92 10 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid; ditto 2,596 16
Fourteenth 4s. Aid; ditto 2,009 15
£38,858 8
By [paid] John How, late Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons etc. upon account for the following services:
for the year 1714:
for the Guards and Garrisons 66,404 0
for the Independent Companies in the Plantations 2,368 9 5
for the Regiments of Handasyde and Alexander in the West Indies 678 11 3
towards satisfying the debt due on account of Land Forces and to the Outpensioners 20,947 17 4
90,398 18
to be satisfied out of the following:
Lottery contributions pro anno 1714 35,632 17 0
Loans on the Malt Duties pro anno 1714 54,766 1
£90,398 18
By [paid] Robert Walpole, Paymaster of the Guards, Garrisons etc. for the following services:
for the Guards and Garrisons with two Independent Companies in North Britain:
for the year 1714 128,337 16
for the year 1715 234,853 0 10¾
363,190 17 5
for the Forces in Flanders:
for the year 1714 6,349 1 2
for the year 1715 15,969 18 0
22,318 19 2
for the Independent Companies in the Plantations for the year 1714 9,112 8
for the Regiments of Handasyde and Alexander in the West Indies for the year 1714 7,810 0 1
for the Forces and Garrison in Minorca:
for the year 1714 15,883 9 8
for the year 1715 17,167 4
33,050 13 11½
for the Forces and Garrison at Gibraltar:
for the year 1714 8,777 15 6
for the year 1715 10,845 12
19,623 8
for Chelsea Hospital and Outpensioners, and for forage for Dragoons in North Britain:
for the year 1714 42,013 4 4
for the year 1715 16,518 16 7
58,532 0 11
for Half-pay to the Disbanded Officers of the Land Forces and Marines:
for the year 1714 29,278 17 0
for the year 1715 65,634 0 1
94,912 17 1
for Half-pay to Officers by Special Warrant:
for the year 1714 497 7 9
for the pay of seven Battalions brought from Flanders:
for the year 1715 10,849 15 6
for Pay and Levy money of four Companies to be added to the Coldstream Regiment of Guards:
for the year 1715 512 0 0
for Pay and Levy money of 3,000 Dragoons and 4,000 Foot for the year 1715 88,990 18 0
£709,401 6
(total for 1714 248,060l. 0s. 8¾d. and for 1715 461,341l. 6s. 0d.)
to be satisfied out of the following:
Lottery Contributions anno 1714: for the year 1714 200,173 1
Loans on Land Tax anno 1715; for the year 1715 203,645 5
Loans on Malt Duties anno 1715; ditto 217,696 0
Contributions for Annuities anno 1715; ditto 40,000 0 0
also for the year 1714:
[Duty of] 25l. per ton [on] French Wine imported; before 12 June 1714 71 6 0
ditto; since 12 June 1714 16,928 19 11½
[Duty of] 25l. per ton [on] French Prize Wines; since 12 June 1714 49 6 6
[Duty on] Foreign Sail Cloth; before 12 June 1714 241 5 4
ditto; since 12 June 1714 397 12
[Duties on] Paper; arrears; before 12 June 1714 136 3 7
[Duty on] Coals 1698; ditto 47 10
Ditto 1703; ditto 1,677 16
[Duty on] Malt 1708; since 12 June 1714 28 7
ditto 1712; before 12 June 1714 742 12
ditto, ditto; since 12 June 1714 9 5 0
Plantation Duty; before 12 June 1714 54 19 8
ditto; since 12 June 1714 81 5 6
Hackney Coaches arrears; ditto 400 0 0
Third Quarterly Poll 1698; before 12 June 1714 0 4 0
Second 3s. Aid; since 12 June 1714 387 12 3
Eighth 4s. Aid anno 1705; ditto 10,350 18 3
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706; ditto 9,649 1 9
Eleventh 4s Aid anno 1708; before 12 June 1714 511 11
ditto; since 12 June 1714 1,160 0 0
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709; before 12 June 1714 1,578 15 10
ditto; since 12 June 1714 94 0 5
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710; before 12 June 1714 8 0 0
ditto; since 12 June 1714 300 5 3
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711; before 12 June 1714 1,237 10 11
ditto; since 12 June 1714 1,742 9 2
£709,401 6
(total for 1714 248,060l. 0s. 8¾d., viz. from Lottery Contributions 200,173l. 1s. 3¼d. from sundry Duties etc., before 12 June 1714 6,307l. 16s. 0d., from the like since 12 June 1714 41,579l. 3s. 5½d., and for 1715 461,341l. 6s.)
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: TRANSPORT SERVICE.
£ s. d.
By [paid] John Hill, Treasurer for the Transport Service, upon account for the Transport Service £2,550 0 0
£ s. d.
out of Imprest money, repaid per Thomas Micklethwaite, late Treasurer of Transports 2,550 0 0
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: CIVIL LIST ETC.
By arrears [paid] to the late King's Family and Servants: £ s. d.
out of Revenues for paying the same:
for debts in the Office of Treasurer of the Chamber 367 11 3
for debts in the Office of the Great Wardrobe 251 13 3
for debts in the Office of Works 113 11
to the heirs of Nicholas Yates on a pension 30 0 0
762 15
out of:
£ s. d.
Additional Tonnage and Poundage: 8 March 1701–2 536 16
Hereditary and Temporary Excise: ditto 225 15 8
Sheriffs' Proffers: ditto 0 4 0
By [paid] Archibald Douglas as Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland to be paid for fees etc., Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 27,928 12 1
by ditto to be paid to the Lords of the Justiciary for the Charges of their Circuit 930 0 0
by ditto for contingent expenses 700 0 0
out of the several Duties and Revenues coming into his hands (see above p. lxxvi.) £29,558 12 1
By so much paid out of the Revenues for the late Queen's Civil List for the following Services:
at the Exchequer:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, Cofferer of the Household, upon account 9,339 11
to John, Lord DelaWarr, late Treasurer of the Chamber, ditto 6,699 9 11¾
to Bodville, Earl of Radnor, present Treasurer, ditto 201 13 9
to Rachel Thomas, for the service of the Robes, ditto 1,050 0 3
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, ditto 11,800 16
to Foreign Ministers on their ordinary entertainment 14,053 0 10½
to ditto on their extraordinary ditto 3,556 16
to Fees and Salaries 8,834 3
to Pensions and Annuities 3,093 11
to Edward Nicholas, Paymaster of the late Queen's Bounties 31,944 4 7
to the Band of Pensioners 2,512 0 0
to Samuel Smythen, the late Queen's goldsmith, for plate 2,823 11 11
to Contingencies:
Law charges 377 7 6
Liberates of the Exchequer 829 10
Rewards for services 2,032 19 0
surplus to Sheriffs and others on their Accounts 521 14
riding charges to Messengers 728 10 0
to Printers on their bills 1,500 0 0
sundry disbursements 238 19 0
Rents payable by the Crown 160 10 6
Post-fines 666 17 11
(total for Contingencies 7,056l. 9s. 6d.)
to Francis Scobell, on account of the Tin Affair 21,000 0 0
for Publique Services:
to the Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery, upon account 5,850 0 0
at the Excise Office:
to several on Pensions (see p. xli above) 881 8 10¼
at the Post Office:
ditto (see p. liv above) 2,093 7 0
£132,790 6
out of the following:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage 42,075 15
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 65,097 13
Letter money 18,773 16 9
Small Branches and Casualties 6,843 0
£132,790 6
By [paid] the King's Civil Government, over and above what was paid to Archibald Douglas for the Civil List in Scotland:
to Samuel, Lord Masham, late Cofferer of the Household, upon account 2,666 13 4
to Francis, Earl of Godolphin, present Cofferer, ditto 88,609 11 8
to Bodville, Earl of Radnor, Treasurer of the Chamber, ditto 29,060 16 9
to John, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe, ditto 20,350 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works, ditto 28,467 3
to the Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse, ditto 6,000 0 0
to Foreign Ministers on their ordinary entertainment 27,153 13
to ditto on their extraordinary ditto 17,457 1 0
for Fees and Salaries 69,162 4
for Pensions and Annuities 26,833 2
ditto per Edward Godfrey 31,976 3 6
to several as of the King's Bounty 16,529 12
to the Band of Pensioners 6,000 0 0
for Secret Service: to the Duke of Montrose, Secretary of State 2,750 0 0
ditto; to Mr. Secretary Stanhope 2,250 0 0
ditto; to Lord Townshend 2,250 0 0
ditto; to William Bromley, late Secretary of State 427 7 11½
ditto; to William Lownds 10,000 0 0
to the Treasurer to his Royal Highness the Prince 35,000 0 0
for jewels, or presents in lieu, to Foreign Ministers 7,625 14 9
to Samuel Smythen, the King's goldsmith, for plate 25,726 18 2
to Contingencies:
Law Charges 11,900 0 0
Liberates of the Exchequer 2,061 10 6
Rewards for services 2,181 0 2
surplus to Sheriffs and others on their accounts 3,811 0
riding charges to Messengers 429 10 0
to Printers on their bills 3,248 9 6
sundry disbursements 14,343 15 4
Post-fines 730 10
Rents payable by the Crown 310 10 6
money advanced on sundry occasions 5,400 0 0
(total for Contingencies 39,416l. 7s. 3¼d.) 495,712 9 10¾ (fn. 1)
for Public Services:
to William Wenman, late Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713 7,650 0 0
to Thomas Burdus, present Paymaster [of the same] 16,500 0 0
at the Excise Office:
to several on Pensions (as above page xli) 13,868 11
at the Post Office:
to several on Pensions (as above page liv) 20,719 12 0
at the Alienation Office:
to the Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. pension 500 0 0
to the Countess of Plimouth on 1,000l. per an. pension 1,000 0 0
to the charge of the Chancery Court for one year 1,546 12 0
(total 3,046l. 12s. 0d.)
Post fines:
to Farmers of the Post fines in defalcation of their Rent, being to make good so much of this Revenue as the Sheriffs receive and apply to their Accounts 2,276 0 0
£559,773 5
£ s. d.
out of Additional Tonnage and Poundage 286,245 9
out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise 197,415 10 2
out of Letter money 40,969 12 0
out of Small Branches 35,142 13 4
£559,773 5
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: MISCELLANEOUS AND UNCLASSIFIED ITEMS.
By paid out of the Duty ofper cent. in specie from Barbadoes and the Leeward Islands: £ s. d.
to the Earl of Kinoul on a perpetuity of 1,000l. per an. 1,000 0 0
to the Governors of Plantations on their Allowances 896 5
£1,896 5
By [paid] Sir Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint; out of Coinage Duty 9,371 3 3
by [paid] John Montgomery, ditto at Edinburgh; out of ditto 1,800 0 0
by [paid] Richard Barrow, for charges in prosecuting coiners, out of ditto 387 14 7
£11,558 17 10
by [paid] Edward Barker, Treasurer of the late Queen's Bounty to augment poor Livings; out of Tenths 2,300 0 0
by [paid] John Mellish to rectify an overpayment [by him] as Receiver for co. Hants.; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 4,530 11 4
by [paid] Henry Smith, Treasurer to the Commissioners for building fifty new Churches; out of Loans on Coals 24,000 0 0
by [payment of] Interest on Debentures for the sufferers at Nevis and St. Christopher's; out of Contributions for the Lottery 1714 10,907 7
by [paid] the New East India Company on 160,000l. per an.; out of the 28d. [Duty on] Salt and the Additional Stamp Duties 134,695 13 8
by [paid] the South Sea Company on 608,000l. per an.; out of the 12d. [Duty on] Salt 18,000 0 0
by [paid] Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster for the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1710, upon account, out of the Fond for the same 123,897 15 6
more to make good the deficiency of this Fond: out of the two-sevenths 9d. Excise since 12 June 1714 1,932l. 1s. 9d. and out of the five-sevenths 9d. Excise 467l. 18s. 3d. 2,400 0 0
£126,297 15 6
by [paid] Thomas Edwards, late Paymaster of the Lottery for 1,500,000l. anno 1711, upon account; out of the Lottery Fond 85,600 0 0
by [paid] William Thomas, present Paymaster, the like 79,455 10 8
£165,055 10 8
by [paid] Charles Blunt, Paymaster of the Lottery called the Two Million Adventure, anno 1711, upon account; out of the Fond for the same 115,000 0 0
more to make good the deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1713:
out of Loans on the Land Tax anno 1714 2,583 8 1
out of Loans on Malt anno 1714 489 15 0
out of Lottery Contributions 1714 24,285 12 6
27,358 15 7
£142,358 15 7
by [paid] Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the 10l. Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712 upon account; out of the Fond for the same 155,648 8 11
by [paid] John Morley, late Paymaster of the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712 upon account; out of the Fond for the same 66,000 0 0
more to make good the Deficiency of this Fond at Michaelmas 1713; out of Lottery Contributions anno 1714 27,546 4
by [paid] Ambrose Philips, the present Paymaster, upon account; out of the Lottery Fond 33,500 0 0
£127,046 4
by [paid] George Murray, Paymaster for 1,400,000l. anno 1714; out of the Fond for the same 13,305 4
by [paid] Christopher Rhodes, Secretary to the Commissioners for managing the said Lottery for incident charges; out of the said Fond 1,407 2
by [paid] Thomas Barnard for the like; out of the said Fond 1,500 0 0
£16,212 6 8
by [paid] Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Walter Brown, the persons appointed to pay Interest on Exchequer Bills, for salaries and incidents; out of the Fond for the said Bills 379 9
by [paid] Charles, late Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer, for his charges and pains in making and issuing Exchequer Bills; out of the Fond for cancelling the same 325 0 0
by [paid] George, Earl of Halifax, Auditor of the Receipt, for the like; out of ditto 325 0 0
£650 0 0
by [paid] the Bank of England on their perpetuity of 100,000l. per an.; out of the five-sevenths 9d. Excise 100,000 0 0
more on 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an., being 6l. per cent. redeemable by Parliament on repaying 1,775,027l. 17s. 10½d. value in Exchequer Bills delivered up by them and cancelled; out of House Money [i.e. the ‘Window Tax’] 101,501 13 5
more on 45,000l. per an. and 8,000l. per an. in consideration of their exchanging all Exchequer Bills for ready money upon demand 53,000 0 0
£254,501 13 5
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: ANNUITIES.
By paid on Annuities purchased at the Ex chequer, and for rewards to Officers and incidents: £ s. d. £ s. d.
on Annuities purchased anno 1693 at 14l. per cent.; out of the 9d.Excise for 99 years 123,246 8 10
more on Annuities with the advantage of survivorship; out of ditto 7,458 18
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer; out of ditto 1,200 0 0
131,905 6 10½
on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two or three Lives; out of the two-sevenths 9d. Excise in the Bank Act 35,679 18 1
for rewards to Officers; to the Auditor of the Receipt; out of ditto 150 0 0
35,829 18 1
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and 1705; charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise:
for one life 14,665 10 10
for two lives 7,486 0 0
for three lives 2,160 18 4
for 99 years 125,518 11
149,831 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 1,430 0 0
on Annuities called Banker's Annuities, redeemable by Parliament 38,681 3
189,942 3 9
on Annuities for 184,242l.14s. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1706; out of the General Fond for paying the same 183,695 17 4
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 1,470 0 0
185,165 17 4
on Annuities for 72,187l.10s. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1707; out of the General Fond for paying the same 70,963 5 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 375 12 2
71,338 17 2
on Annuities for 40,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same and other Revenues in Aid (see p. lxxxi) 39,804 10 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 208 2 7
40,012 12 7
on Annuities for 80,000l. per an. purchased for 99 years anno 1708; out of the Fond for paying the same 80,257 10 0
for rewards to Officers of the Exchequer 416 5 3
80,673 15 3
on Annuities for 81,000l. per an. purchased for 32 years anno 1710; out of the Fond for paying the same 80,964 7 6
total on Annuities as above £815,832 18
GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE: INTEREST ON LOANS.
By [payment of] Interest of Loans on the Public Registers and otherwise issued at the Exchequer, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715: £ s. d.
several Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1708, called the Fourth General Mortgage; out of the General Fond for this Register 637 6 4
the same Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1709, called the Fifth General Mortgage; out of the Fond for this Register 45,812 13 8
Low Wines and the Additional Duty on Coffee, Tea etc. anno 1705 4,827 9 8
Two-Thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted eodem anno: £ s. d.
out of ditto 47 17 6
out of Loans on the Land Tax anno 1714 96 13 9
out of Loans on Malt, anno 1714 76 2 10
out of Lottery Contributions anno 1714 687 2 9
907 16 10
Exchequer Bills issued anno 1709 and 1713: out of the Fond for cancelling the same 5,840 11 11¾
the Duties on Malt, Mum etc. for the year 1712; out of ditto 463 16 0
the like Duties for the year 1711; out of Malt 1713 being transferred thereto 115 6 9
the like Duties for the year 1713; out of ditto 5,163 12 7
the like Duties for the year 1712; out of Malt 1714 being transferred thereto 19,210 12 5
the like Duties for the year 1714; out of ditto 16,163 0 6
sundry Impositions continued anno 1710 called the Sixth General Mortgage; out of [the Duty of] 12d. per Bushel on Salt 18,018 2 2
the second Quarterly Poll anno 1694; out of ditto 178 14 8
the Three Fourths Customs; out of ditto 56 6 8
18,253 3 6
the Duty on Candles and Rates on moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices anno 1710 19,689 15 9
the Duty on Hops granted anno 1711 3,119 13 11
Produce of the Queen's Tin 4,138 7 6
the Thirteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1710 198 11 6
the Fourteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1711 11 3 3
the Fifteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1712 2,285 13 1
the Third 2s. Aid for the year 1713 4,778 6 0
the Fourth 2s. Aid for the year 1714 35,935 6 3
the Fourteenth 4s. Aid for the year 1711; out of the Fourth 2s. Aid being transferred thereto 1,718 9 3
37,653 15 6
Loans on Coals for building fifty new Churches 2,711 19 5
By [paid] the Bank of England on the Allowance of 3l. per cent. for circulating Exchequer Bills; on the Acts of Parliament anno 1709 and 1713; out of the Fond for the Bank 81,726 5
ditto; out of the Half Subsidy 54,531 11
136,257 17
By Interest at 2d. per cent. per diem on all Exchequer Bills received at the Exchequer and reissued thence in this year, paid by Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Walter Browne 22,523 17
ditto paid by Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Thomas Fletcher 80,251 4 3
102,775 1
£431,015 14 9
By the remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1715 prout the particulars below, including 328,669l. 0s. 10½d. in Tallies in the hands of the particular Paymasters then undisposed of [as per account above, p. lxxix] 2,471,061 0 11¾
By Balance of the Accompt immediately following, showing the monies borrowed by way of Loan, and the monies repaid on the Public Registers, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715, the money repaid exceeding the money borrowed by £724,241 16
GENERAL ABSTRACT: LOAN ACCOUNT.
An Account showing the monies borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Funds and Revenues, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 and the Principal Money repaid within the, same time.
The King is Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Loans made at the Exchequer on the several Fonds and Revenues following:
On the Fourth 2s. Aid pro anno 1714; in money 60,327 6
on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1714; in money 202,121 14
ditto; in tallies 54,766 1
256,887 15 11¾
on the Fifth 2s. Aid pro anno 1715; in money 621,941 8 0
ditto; in tallies 273,379 0
895,320 8
on the Duties on Malt pro anno 1715; in money 62,746 9 7
ditto; in tallies 200,000 0 0
262,746 9 7
on the Duties on Coals for building fifty new Churches 21,019 0 6
1,496,301 0
the Balance being the difference between the sum total of the monies borrowed by way of Loan and the sum total of the Principal Monies repaid on the Public Registers as below, the sums repaid exceeding the monies borrowed by 724,241 16
£2,220,542 17
The King is Creditor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
By Principal repaid:
on the Fourth General Mortgage anno 1708; out of the Fond for this Register 2,920 0 0
on the Fifth General Mortgage anno 1709; out of the Fond for this Register 412,729 7 11
on Low Wines and the Additional Duties on Coffee anno 1705 16,592 8
on the Two-third Subsidy anno 1705:
out of the Two-third Subsidy 665 4
out of Loans on the Land Tax anno 1714 1,300 0 0
out of Loans on Malt anno 1714 1,200 0 0
out of Lottery Contributions anno 1714 7,527 12
10,692 16 10
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1709 and 1713; out of the Fond for cancelling the same 115,787 10 0
on the Duties on Malt etc. pro anno 1712; out of Malt 1712 6,000 0 0
ditto pro anno 1713; out of Malt 1713 21,160 0 0
ditto pro anno 1711; out of Malt 1713 being transferred thereto 2,500 0 0
ditto pro anno 1714; out of Malt 1714 359,544 19
ditto pro anno 1712; out of Malt 1714 being transferred thereto 141,317 4
on the Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694; out of [the Duty of] 12d. a bushel on Salt 400 0 0
on Three-fourths Customs; out of ditto 200 0 0
600 0 0
on the Duties on Candles and rates on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices pro anno 1710 36,640 0 0
on the Duties on Hops pro anno 1711 19,095 0 0
on the Produce of the Queen's Tin 149,653 15 3
on the Thirteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1710 2,500 0 0
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1711 600 0 0
on the Fifteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1712 11,460 0 0
on the Third 2s. Aid pro anno 1713 113,293 18
on the Fourteenth 4s. Aid pro anno 1711, out of the Fourth 2s. Aid pro anno 1714 being transferred thereto 36,000 0 0
761,455 16
797,455 16
£2,220,542 17
GENERAL ABSTRACT: REMAINS.
The particular remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1715.
£ s. d.
Tallies undisposed of, in the hands of particular Paymasters (as above, p. lxxix) 328,669 0 10½
New Customs, on the Grant 1 Aug. 1710 2,743 19
Tobacco, on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1712 3,128 6 2
Wines and Vinegar on the Grant to 1 Aug. 1714 1,871 3
Continued Impositions on the Grant from 1 Aug. 1714 25,039 9 10
Duty on Coffee and Tea etc. on the Grant to 24 June 1714 3,102 6
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the King's Civil List 17,344 14
[The Duty of] 25l. per ton on French Wines imported since 12 June 1714 733 10 6
the Duty on Foreign Sail Cloth, since ditto 93 11 7
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1711 86,858 15
Prize Duty from the Plantations 1,461 4 10
Fond for Annuities anno 1710 45,041 12 11
Fond for the Lottery of 1,500,000l. anno 1710 5,084 15
Fond for Exchequer Bills 36,176 0
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the King's Civil List 47,229 12
ditto for the late Queen's Debts 124 2 0
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities 90,937 13 10½
the Ninepence a Barrel Excise for the Bank and Annuities 29,944 3 9
Surplus Two-sevenths Excise for the King's Civil List by an Act 1 Geo. 1 [c. 1] 13,699 10 4
Surplus 99 years' Excise for ditto 23,400 4 4
Ninepence per Barrel Excise for Annuities and Survivorship 60,749 17
£ s. d.
One-third Excise before 12 June 1714 30 19
ditto, since ditto 23 3
54 3 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1712 536 4 0
ditto pro anno 1713 1,083 3 7
Duties on Candles and [rates on monies for] Apprentices from 1 May 1715 for ever 5,335 0
[the Duty of] 12d. per bushel [on] Salt 11,604 10
[ditto] 28d. per bushel [on] Salt and Additional Stamp Duties for the East India Company 10,638 3
Duties on Hops anno 1711 for Loans 842 3 4
Duty on Candles and rates on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices 1,736 13
Fond for the Lottery called the Two Million Adventure anno 1711 69,046 6 1
Letter Money for the King's Civil List (including 534l. 17s. 8d. in the Receiver's hands) 5,754 11 11
ditto for the late Queen's Debts; in the Receiver General's hands 224 15 7
[the Duty of] 4½ per cent 6,709 18
Additional Tonnage and Poundage arrears 531 18
Arrears of the Duties on Marriages, Births etc 14 5 8
Fond for the 10l. Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 38,273 18
Fond for the Class Lottery of 1,800,000l. anno 1712 63,502 13 11
Duties on Houses for Windows from 31 July 1710 for ever 3,151 19
Tenths of the Clergy 1,661 2
rent of the Savoy Hospital 4,395 8 5
Vaudois money for building Churches abroad 1,000 0 0
First Fruits 492 11
Seizures; for the late Queen's Debts 45 13 4
ditto; for the King's Civil List 622 19 5
Sheriffs' proffers; for ditto 0 6 8
Fines of leases; for ditto 558 0 0
Imprest money repaid per Earl of Torrington for the Civil List 37 13 8
Sale of Tin 7,492 0 2
Brewers' forfeitures; since 12 June 1714 159 5 5
money levied on Mr. Mason 1,319 15 3
Imprest money for prompt payment of Annuities; since 12 June 1714 386 0
ditto per Thomas Micklethwaite; since that date 7,450 0 0
ditto per Robert Walpole; since that date 3,972 17
money paid per South Sea Company in consideration of the Assiento contract 2 0 0
Thirteenth 4s. Aid anno 1710 941 8 6
Fourteenth 4s. Aid anno 1711: £ s. d.
for Principal and Interest 1,488 16 9
for Public Service; before 12 June 1714 1,057 5 1
for the King's Civil List as directed by Parliament 673 14 4
3,219 16 2
Fifteenth 4s. Aid anno 1712 3,157 1
Third 2s. Aid anno 1713 8,376 17
Fourth 2s. Aid anno 1714 21,383 13 11¼
Duties on Malt etc. anno 1714 26,040 8 10¼
Fond for the Lottery for 1,400,000l. anno 1714 79,551 0 4
Contributions to the said Lottery 15,777 12
Loans on the Duties on Malt etc. pro anno 1715 8,104 0 9
Duties on Malt etc. anno 1715 1,285 5 4
Contributions for Annuities anno 1710 25 0 0
in the hands of Samuel Edwards, Charles Low and Thomas Fletcher for Interest on Exchequer Bills 916 10 6
Contributions to the 10l. Lottery anno 1712 1,089 2 3
Contributions to the Class Lottery anno 1712 1,763 6 6
Loans on Coals for building fifty new Churches 2,453 7 6
Contributions to the Civil List Lottery 17,243 15
in the hands of Archibald Douglas, Paymaster of the Civil List in Scotland 131 3
Contributions for Annuities at 5l. per cent. anno 1715 945,185 8 7
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 (including 39,920l. 12s. 7d. for the King's Civil List) 176,646 17
of the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 33,505 4 2
of the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 2,140 17 3
of the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 50,053 1
(total, excluding tallies, 2,142,392l.0s. 1¼d.) £2,471,061 0 11¾
[SUMMARY OF GENERAL ABSTRACT OF EXPENDITURE.
Navy: £ s. d. £ s. d.
Charles Cæsar 43,464 16
John Aislabie 923,535 17
967,000 14 1
Ordnance:
Harry Mordaunt for Land Services 67,913 18 0
ditto for Sea Services 20,000 0 0
ditto for Half Pay 2,188 9 2
90,102 7 2
Army:
James [Brydges], Earl of Carnarvon (Forces Abroad) 66,916 3
Thomas Moor (ditto) 38,858 8
John How (Guards and Garrisons) 90,398 18
Robert Walpole (Guards and Garrisons etc.) 709,401 6
John Hill (Transport Service) 2,550 0 0
908,124 17 5
Civil List:
for the late King's Debts 762 15
Archibald Douglas in Scotland 29,558 12 1
for the late Queen's Civil List 132,790 6
for the King's Civil Government 559,773 5
722,884 9
Miscellaneous, including Lotteries etc. 1,196,039 0
Annuities 815,832 18
Interest of Loans etc. 431,015 14 9
5,131,000 11
Remains in Cash, Michaelmas 1715 (including 328,669l. 0s. 10½d. in tallies undisposed of) 2,471,061 0 11¾
Loan Account, Excess of monies repaid over monies borrowed 724,241 16
£8,326,303 9 2]
GENERAL ABSTRACT: CIVIL LIST ACCOUNT.
Extract of so much of the aforegoing Accounts as relates to the nett money arising for the Civil List, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715.
Charge or Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
To Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1714:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage 14,179 6 8
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 7,266 18 2
Letter Money 3,000 0 0
24,446 4 10
To Cash as well by Receipts at the Exchequer as by money applied to the Heads of the Civil List by the Receivers of those Revenues:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage 289,410 17 1
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 223,509 13
more, being applied by the Cashier of Excise 13,868 11
Letter money 22,469 14 3
more, being applied by the Receiver
General of the Post Office 20,719 12 0
First Fruits and Tenths so far as those Revenues are charged at the Exchequer with Pensions payable by the Crown 9,000 0 0
Fines on Alienations per the Receivers of those Fines 3,046 12 0
Revenue of Wine Licences 2,500 0 0
Sheriffs' Proffers 1,092 16 8
Compositions 3 3 4
Seizures of Uncustomed and Prohibited Goods 16,553 0 9
Fines of Leases 1,815 10 0
Land Revenue 26 16 8
Profits of the Hanaper 10 0 0
Value of Timber 2,468 10 7
Imprest money repaid per Earl of Torrington 37 13 8
Post Fines being one year's Rent of the Farm 2,276 0 0
608,808 11
To Public Money applicable by Stat. 1, Geo. I [c. 1] towards paying the King's Expenses relating to the Civil Government 77,694 1 7
(total Receipts 686,502l. 13s. 1¼d.) £710,948 17 11¼
Discharge or Creditor.
By Payments for account of the Civil List over and above what [was] paid by Archibald Douglas for the Civil List of Scotland, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715:
At the Exchequer:
to the Cofferer of the Household, upon account 91,276 5 0
to the Treasurer of the Chamber, ditto 29,060 16 9
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe, ditto 20,350 0 0
to the Paymaster of the Works, ditto 28,467 3
to the Master of the Horse, for the Stables, ditto 6,000 0 0
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary Entertainment 27,153 13
to ditto on their Extraordinaries 17,457 1 0
(total to Foreign Ministers 44,610l. 14s. 1¾d.)
for Fees and Salaries 69,162 4
for Pensions and Annuities 26,833 2
ditto per Edward Godfrey 31,976 3 6
to several as of the King's Royal Bounty 16,529 12
to the Band of Pensioners 6,000 0 0
for Secret Services:
to the Duke of Montrose 2,750 0 0
to Mr. Secretary Stanhope 2,250 0 0
to Lord Townshend 2,250 0 0
to William Bromley, late Secretary of State 427 7 11½
to William Lowndes 10,000 0 0
to the Treasurer to the Prince 35,000 0 0
for jewels or presents to Foreign Ministers 7,625 14 9
to the King's Goldsmith for Plate 25,726 18 2
to Contingencies:
Law charges 11,900 0 0
Liberates of the Exchequer 2,061 10 6
Rewards for services 2,181 0 2
surplus to Sheriffs and others on their Accounts 3,811 0
riding charges to messengers 429 10 0
to Printers on their bills 3,248 9 6
for sundry disbursements 14,323 15 4
Post fines 730 10
rents payable by the Crown 310 10 6
money advanced on sundry occasions 5,400 0 0
495,712 9 10¾ (fn. 2)
(total for Contingencies 39,416l. 7s. 3¼d.)
for Public Services:
to William Wenman, late Paymaster of the Civil List Lottery anno 1713 7,650 0 0
to Thomas Burdus, the present Paymaster 16,500 0 0
24,150 0 0
to the Treasurer of the Navy, for Wear and Tear anno 1715; out of Wood Sales 2,468 10 7
at the Excise Office:
to several on Pensions as per particulars above (p. xli) 13,868 11
at the Post Office:
to ditto (p. liv) 20,719 12 0
at the Alienation Office:
to the Duchess of St. Albans on 500l. per an. pension 500 0 0
to the Countess of Plymouth on 1,000l. per an. pension 1,000 0 0
to the charge of the Chancery Court for one year 1,546 12 0
3,046 12 0
Post fines:
to the farmers of the Post fines in defalcation of their rent 2,276 0 0
562,241 15
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1715:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage 17,344 14
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 47,229 12
Letter Money 5,219 14 3
Seizures [of Uncustomed etc. goods] 622 19 5
Sheriffs' Proffers 0 6 8
Fines of Leases 558 0 0
Imprest money repaid per Earl of Torrington 37 13 8
Public Money appropriated for the Civil List 77,694 1 7
148,707 2
£710,948 17 11¼
DEPARTMENTAL ACCOUNTS FROM THE EXCHEQUER “DECLARED ACCOUNTS"
(Pipe and Audit).
Spending Departments. PAGE
Army: Guards and Garrisons cxiii
”: Chelsea Hospital cxxxi
”: Garrison at Gibraltar cxxxiii
”: Transport Service cxxxiv
”: Pensions to Officers' Widows cxxxviii
Navy andVictualling: Treasurer cxlii
”: Arrears of Prizes cxlix
”: Marines cxlix
Ordnance cl
Civil List: Cofferer of the Household cliii
”: Treasurer of the Chamber clv
”: Master of the Robes clxii
”: Master of the Horse clxiv
”: Works and Buildings clxviii
”: Great Wardrobe cxc
”: King's Pensions ccx
Revenue Departments.
Customs: General Account ccxvii
Excise: Cash Account cclxxvii
”: Tobacco. General cccv
”: “ Cash cccx
”: Wines and Vinegar. General cccxii
”: “ Cash cccxix
”: Silks and Linens. General cccxxi
”: “ “ Cash cccxxix
Excise: General Account cccxxxi
”: Cash Account cccxxxiv
”: Malt. General cccxxxix
”: Cash cccxli
”: Hops. General cccxliii
”: Cash cccxliv
”: Candles. General cccxlv
”: “ Cash ccclxvii
”: Gilt and Silver Wire. General ccclxviii
”: “ Cash cccxlix
”: Soap. General cccl
”: Cash ccclii
Hides: General cccliii
”: Cash ccclx
Salt: General ccclxiv
”: Cash ccclxxi
Post Office ccclxxiv
Stamp Duties: General ccclxxxi
” “: Cash cccxciv
Hackney Coaches cccxcix
Hawkers and Pedlars cd
Hanaper cdii
First Fruits and Tenths cdv
Treasury Solicitor cdvi
Tallies cdvii
Mint: Warden cdviii
”: Master and Worker cdix
”: Tin Affair: Paymaster cdxi
”: “ “ Receiver cdxiv
”: “ “ Agent for Cornwall cdxvi
”: “ “ Receivers and Disposers cdxvi
Exchequer Bills cdxvii
New Churches cdxviii
Lotteries, etc. cdxx
Debentures cdxxvii

Footnotes

1 See note on page xcviii.
2 This total should be 500,712l. 9s. 10¾d.