Declared Accounts
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CCCV-CCCXII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86437 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 987 [E.351/987].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 644, ROLL 244 [A.O.1/644/244].
William Burnett, Comptroller General of Customs.
25 December 1714 to 25 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors at the end of the last General Accompt; in money 76,532 10 5
ditto, in bonds 601,857 8
678,389 19
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
on the New Impositions on Tobacco to 31 July 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, on the Grand Receipt, for money. 19 11 0
on ditto from 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver Inwards, in money 25,606 4 5
ditto, in bonds 120,623 0 11
(total London port 146,229l. 5s. 4d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, in money 140l. 7s. 5¼d. and in bonds 637l. 5s. 8½d.) 777 13
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 9,817l. 19s. 1½d. and in bonds 11,220l. 12s. 1¾d.) 21,038 11
Bydiford (Charles Jones, bonds) 789 13 6
ditto (Thomas Jans, money 308l. 17s. 2¼d. and in bonds 4,840l. 3s. 9d.) 5,149 0 11¼
Dartmouth (Arthur Robinson, money) 13 1
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 800l. 2s. 9d. and in bonds 17,939l. 6s. 8d.) 18,739 9 3
Lyme (Thomas Jans, in money 106l. 8s. 0¼d. and in bonds 2,268l. 10s. 3½d.) 2,374 18
ditto (Henry Badcock, in money 371l. 12s. 11¾d. and in bonds 1,174l. 14s. 6d.) 1,546 7
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 35 19
Plymouth (David Morris, in money 238l. 9s. 5½d. and in bonds 1,559l. 15s. 1½d.) 1,798 4 7
Portsmouth (Samuel Binks, money) 5 14
Rochester (John Pope, money) 15 15
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, in money 794l. 3s. 1½d. and in bonds 696l. 18s. 5¾d.) 1,491 1
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson in money 34l. 14s. 6½d. and in bonds 11,767l. 16s. 3d.) 11,802 10
211,807 6 10½
(total receipts as above 211,826l. 17s. 10½d.)
interest on bonds:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General 341l. 3s. 11½d., Leverpoole 6l. 10s. 5½d. 347 14 5
for ditto to 31 July 1712:
Henry Ferne, 366l. 4s. 3d., Bristoll 118l. 16s. 3d., Leverpoole 35l. 3s. 5d. 520 3 11
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
Henry Ferne, 50l. 2s. 0½d., Bristoll 33l. 1s. 10d., Bydiford 19s. 2½d., Leverpoole 689l. 2s. 2¼d., Plymouth 14l. 3s. 8¼d. 787 8 11½
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714:
Chester 2l. 15s., Weymouth 1l. 7s. 1d. 4 2 1
1,659 9
overpayments by Collectors, detailed:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 24,510 1 5
for ditto to 31 July 1712 8,924 1
for ditto to 31 July 1714 2,377 16 10¼
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 25,389 9
61,201 9
total charge and receipts £953,077 15
Discharge.
money overpaid in the preceding Accompt, not here detailed 55,990 10
money remitted to the Receiver General within the time of this Accompt:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 1,059 15 1
for ditto to 31 July 1712 6,702 6 10¼
for ditto to 31 July 1714 150,739 4 11¾
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 124,426 15 11¾
282,928 2 10¾
Officers' salaries and incident charges:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1714 277 18
out of ditto since 1 Aug. 1714 1,872 18 2
2,150 16
repayments to merchants and others, upon debentures for Tobacco exported:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1714:
Whitehaven 1,083 19 3
for ditto since 1 Aug. 1714:
Barnstaple 15l. 1s. 2¼d., Bydeford 219l. 2s. and 3,983l. 19s. 9d., Bristoll 14,618l. 4s. 11¼d., Cowes 1,004l. 14s., Exeter 1,350l. 10s. 6d., Lancaster 439l. 10s. 6d., Leverpoole 17,041l. 15s. 5¾d., Lyme 1,221l. 0s. 0½d., Penrynn 480l. 13s., Plymouth 1,389l. 14s. 6d., Poole 29l. 14s. 9d., Weymouth 60l. 16s. 3½d., Whitehaven 3,264l. 17s. 6d. 45,255 14
46,339 13
repayments upon certificates of Tobacco damaged or over entered:
on the Impositions to 31 July 1714:
Whitehaven 190 11 9
on ditto since 1 Aug. 1714:
Barnstaple 123l. 4s. 4d., Bydeford 62l. 7s. 6d. and 338l. 4s. 1¾d., Bristoll 1,936l. 10s. 4d., Chester 28l. 2s., Cowes 437l. 17s. 6d., Exeter 78l. 7s. 5½d., Falmouth 7l. 7s. 1¼d., Lancaster 152l. 2s. 6d., Leverpoole 1,927l. 15s. 1½d., Lyme 185l. 10s. 7¼d. and 55l. 11s. 8¾d., Penrynn 96l. 4s. 11d., Plymouth 154l. 9s. 8d., Weymouth 131l. 14s. 5½d., Whitehaven 1,319l. 14s. 7½d., Yarmouth 5l. 9s. 7d. 7,041 3 7
7,231 15 4
total payments and allowances £394,640 18 7
and so remains 558,436 16 10¼
whereof depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds in their hands at Xmas 1715:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 108,096 11
the King's Remembrancer's Office, for bonds delivered to be prosecuted 34,013 18 5
Richard Hutchinson, late Solicitor, for bonds 197 18 2
Michael Wicks, late Receiver, for bonds 26,484 19 10
Thomas Grainger, for money 421 11 9
(total London port 169, 214l. 19s. 4¾d.)
Outports:
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe, money) 418 18
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, in money 3,450l. 8s. 8d. and in bonds 8,676l. 15s. 6d.) 12,127 4 2
Bydeford (Charles Jones, money) 964 7 9
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 613 3
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 310 10 8
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 870 18 9
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 179 8
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 3,244l. 11s. 10½d. and in bonds 3,915l. 18s. 6d.) 7,160 10
Milford (William Goodacre, money) 704 0 3
Padstowe (William Taylor, money) 2 0 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson, money) 269 4
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 254 0 10
Rochester (John Pope, money) 14 19
St. Ives (Richard Upton, money) 3 8
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 41 19
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, in money 921l. 9s. 3¾d. and in bonds 2,013l. 13s. 1¼d.) 2,935 2 5
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Barnstaple (Thomas Clinton) 83 17
Beaumaris (William Lewis) 64 16
Boston (John Clark) 60 0 0
Bridgwater (Henry Beaumont) 701 3 5
Bristoll (John Sansome) 3,300 17
Bydeford (Richard Ustick) 763 3
Chester (Thomas Tyndall) 284 8
ditto (Edmund Smith) 45 18 6
Chichester (James Whitwood) 376 1 10¼
ditto (Samuel Binks) 417 11 6
Cowes (Thomas Cole) 377 0
Dartmouth (Thomas Jenkinson) 506 3
Deale (James Smith) 1,036 19
Falmouth (Edmund Harry) 132 13 0
ditto (William Peirson) 467 5 5
ditto (Leonard Thompson and Richard Jennings) 47 14
Faversham (Charles Sherman) 2 5 2
ditto (Nicholas Mattson) 150 0 0
Fowey (John Dagg) 396 13 10¾
Ilfracomb (John Keir) 147 19 0
Lancaster (John Forster) 3 17 11¼
Leverpoole (Edward Scarborough) 9,026 9
ditto (Edmund Smith) 2,621 15 0
Lyme (Peter Southwick) 90 10
Milford (Walter Middleton) 7,245 18 1
ditto (David Morris) 4 2
ditto (Joseph Sewell) 61 19
Minehead (Thomas Wolstenholme) 347 17
Newcastle (John Pye) 828 18
Newhaven (Edward Mann) 151 16
Padstowe (Francis Leister) 365 12
ditto (John Bligh) 582 7
Penzance (Charles Jones) 37 0
Plymouth (Thomas Swanton) 254 17 5
ditto (William Peirson) 4,060 15
Poole (William Jacomb) 195 19
ditto (William Bowles) 984 9 11¾
Rochester (John Moore) 11 10
Sandwich (Michael Walford) 490 15 11
Southampton (Adam de Cardonnel) 778 3 10¼
Swanzey (Alexander Trotter) 376 2
Weymouth (Lodwick Jackson) 712 1 1
Whitehaven (Richard Marshall) 116 11
ditto (John Fotherby) 3 14 6
ditto (Warwick Arthur) 1,047 9
(total Outports 66,633l. 5s. 0¼d.) 235,848 4 5
for ditto to 31 July 1712:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 60,990 0 11¾
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, bonds) 2,589 3 6
Bydeford (Charles Jones, money) 741 3 11½
Gweek (Bernard Penrose, money) 96 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, money) 263 2
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 1,970l. 7s. 8¾d. and in bonds 1,808l. 1s. 9d.) 3,778 9
Rochester (John Pope, money) 7 1
Sandwich (Benjamin Fisher, money) 15 10 6
Swanzey (William Gwynn, money) 5 3 11
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, bonds) 140 15 6
and on the following late Collectors for money:
Exeter (Thomas Jans) 1 14
Rye (George Shuckburgh) 1 13
Shoreham (John Goldham) 3 8 4
Whitehaven (Warwick Arthur) 0 10 0
(total Outports 7,643l. 16s. 3d.) 68,633 17
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
London port:
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 60,838 6 4
Outports:
Bristol (Jacob Reynardson, in money 3,541l. 1s. 10½d. and in bonds 4,987l. 10s. 0d.) 8,528 11 10½
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, money) 986 14
Chester (Joseph Sewell, money) 151 12 6
Cowes (John Dale, money) 705 19 6
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, money) 457 2
Falmouth (William Pye, money) 46 11 3
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley, in money 1,320l. 8s.8¾d. and in bonds 63l. 18s. 0d.) 1,384 6
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, in money 9,740l. 3s. 1½d. and in bonds 10,166l. 10s. 1¾d.) 19,906 13
Lyme (Thomas Jans, money) 102 13
Penrynn (Ambrose. Thompson, money) 571 2 10¾
Penzance (Thomas Medcalfe, money) 523 16 9
Plymouth (David Morris, money) 7,187 16 3
Poole (Thomas Chamberlaine, money) 67 5 6
ditto (Henry Baker, money) 33 8 3
Rochester (John Pope, money) 19 11 0
Weymouth (Thomas Bower, money) 227 11 3
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, money) 901 2
(total Outports 41,802l. 0s. 5¾d.) 102,640 6
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver, for bonds, on the Plantation Receipt 1,665 5
Henry Ferne, Receiver General, for bonds 106,927 5
(total London port 108,592l. 10s. 3d.)
Outports:
Barnstable (Robert Rowe, bonds) 388 9
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson, bonds) 8,196 17 1
Bydeford (Thomas Jans, bonds) 2,143 1
Exeter (William Chamberlaine, bonds) 243 5 10¼
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith, bonds) 17,274 1 7
Lyme (Henry Badcock, in money 514l. 17s. 11¾d. and in bonds 975l. 17s. 9¼d.) 1,490 15 9
Plymouth (David Morris, bonds) 336 11 2
Portsmouth (Samuel Binks, money) 5 17
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson, bonds) 12,642 18 6
151,314 8
(total Outports 42,721l. 18s. 1¾d.) £558,436 16 10¼
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1719.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1242 [E.351/1242].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 785, ROLL 983 [A.O.1/785/983].
Henry Ferne, Receiver General of Customs.
26 December 1714 to 25 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of the last preceding Accompt 89 1
and remaining in bonds in the Accomptant's custody:
for the New Impositions on Tobacco to 31
July 1710 108,535 12
for ditto to 31 July1712 64,249 0 0
for ditto to 31 July 1714 183,917 8 1
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 65,161 12
(total Arrears 421,952l.14s. 6d.) 421,863 12 10¾
Receipts: money received of the several Receivers and Collectors within the time of this Accompt:
for these Impositions to 31 July 1710:
London port:
the King's Remembrancer, for money received on bonds 73 11 0
several merchants for interest on bonds 341 3 11½
(total London port 414l. 14s. 11½d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 11 12 6
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith) 150 0 0
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 44 6 7
(total Outports 205l. 19s. 1d.) 620 14
for ditto to 31 July 1712:
London port:
several merchants for interest on bonds 366 4 3
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 2,258 18 10
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 340 11 2
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 92 4 11½
Leverpoole (Nathaniel Smith) 350 0 0
Portsmouth (Samuel Bincks) 9 2
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 26 6 3
(total Outports 3,077l. 3s. 7d.) 3,443 7 10
for ditto to 31 July 1714:
London port:
several merchants for interest on bonds 50 2
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 20,154 1 4
Bydiford (Charles Jones) 2,076 18 0
ditto (Thomas Jans) 131 3 6
Barnstaple (Robert Row) 299 6 11½
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 341 16 9
Cowes (John Dale) 200 0 0
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 322 14
Falmouth William Pye) 25 17
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith) 2,700 13 6
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 335 0 0
Penrynn (Ambrose Thompson) 366 4 11¾
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 430 9 6
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 225 15 6
(total Outports 27,610l. 1s.2¼d.) 27,660 3
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver Inwards, on the Plantation Receipt, in money 25,606 4 5
ditto, ditto, in bonds 132,800 6
(total London port 158,406l. 10s. 8½d.)
Outports:
Bristoll (Jacob Reynardson) 50 0 0
Bydiford (Thomas Jans) 647 5 4
Barnstaple (Robert Rowe) 63 18
Chester (Joseph Sewell) 120 0 0
Exeter (William Chamberlaine) 1 3
Leverpool (Nathaniel Smith) 3,065 0 0
Lyme (Thomas Jans) 627 3 6
Lancaster (Joseph Bentley) 446 19 9
Plymouth (David Morris) 1,147 14 2
Whitehaven (Alfrid Lawson) 310 19
Weymouth (Thomas Bower) 1,305 13
(total Outports 7,785l. 17s. 10¼d.) 166,192 8
(total Receipts 197,916l. 13s. 8d.) 166,192 8
total charge and receipts £619,869 8 2
Discharge.
Salaries:
Sir John Shaw, bt., and Charles Shaw, for their allowance for clerks; year to Michaelmas 1715 200 0 0
Robert Shaw, computer under Sir John Shaw; Michaelmas quarter 1715 25 0 0
the four Examiners of the Outport books; year to Michaelmas 1715 30 0 0
the Surveyor General and the Comptroller and Surveyor of the Outward and Inward business in London port, for clerks; same time 60 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee for the General Accompt to Xmas 1710 25 0 0
Thomas Foley, for ditto for the General Accompt to Xmas 1711 and for this Accompt 50 0 0
this Accomptant, for extraordinary clerks 100 0 0
490 0 0
repayments for Tobacco exported:
out of the Impositions to 31 July1710 956 0 7
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 5,433 17
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 135,699 19 11½
out of ditto since 1 Aug. 1714 63,255 19 10½
205,345 17 5
ditto for damaged and defective Tobacco and for prompt payment:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 4 13 3
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 31 11 6
out of ditto to 31 July 1714 2,175 9 4
out of ditto since 1 Aug. 1714 3 469 18 11½
(total repayments 211,027l. 10s.5½d.) 5,681 13
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the Impositions to 31 July 1710 99 1 3
out of ditto to 31 July 1712 1,236 18 4
out of ditto to 31July 1714 12,863 15 9
out of ditto since 1 Aug. 1714 57,210 17
71,410 12
total payments and allowances £282,928 3 1
and so remains 336,941 5 1
whereof in bonds remaining in the Accomptant's hands:
for the Impositions to 31 July 1710 108,096 11
for ditto to 31 July 1712 60,990 0 11¾
for ditto to 31 July 1714 60,838 6 4
for ditto from 1 Aug. 1714 106,927 5
£336,852 3 8
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 89 1 5
Declared 1 April 1717.