Declared Accounts
Stamp Duties

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'Declared Accounts: Stamp Duties', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CCCLXXXI-CCCXCVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86444 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Stamp Duties

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES ETC.. GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2929 [E.351/2929].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2175, ROLL 157 [A.O.1/2175/157].
William Ashurst, Comptroller and Accomptant General of the several Duties on Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper.
2 August 1714 to 2 August 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the foot of the last General Accompt 80,103 0 3 4/12
Receipts: money due and payable for the several Duties within the time of this Accompt:
for the stamps put upon vellum etc. paid for and delivered at the Head Office in London:
on the Third Continued Duty 30,157 18 10
on the First Additional Duty 26,909 11 11
on the Second Additional Duty 18,591 17 6
on the New Duty 1711 3,445 1 5
on the New Duty 1712 6,884 9
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 2,266 7 4
88,255 6
for stamps put upon vellum etc. for the supply of the Warehouse-keeper of Stampt Goods:
on the Third Continued Duty 20,451 13 10
on the First Additional Duty 17,139 12 10
on the Second Additional Duty 21,370 0 6
on the New Duty 1711 7,761 19 4
on the New Duty 1712 2,604 1 7
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 16 16 0
69,344 4 1
for the New Duty on Dice marked this year, on the New Duty 1711 481 0 0
for the New Duty on Almanacks, ditto 1,860 0 0
for the Duty on large Pamphletts and Advertisements, on the New Duty 1712:
for the Duty on Pamphletts, received at the Head Office 179 13 0
for ditto, received in the Country 139 4 0
for the Duty on Advertisements, received at the Head Office 931 12 0
for ditto in the Country 92 3 0
1,342 12 0
(total for pamphlets 318l. 17s. 0d., for advertisements 1,023l. 15s. 0d.)
for the Duty on Entries made by Secondaries, Town-Clerks etc.:
on the Third Continued Duty 825 11 10
on the First Additional Duty 825 11 10
1,651 3 8
for the Duty on Entries of Degrees by the University’ Registers’:
on the Third Continued Duty 266 3 0
on the First Additional Duty 0 3 0
266 6 0
for the Duty on Deeds executed before the Stamp was impressed:
on the Third Continued Duty 30 0 0
on the First Additional Duty 20 0 0
on the Second Additional Duty 10 0 0
on the New Duty 1712 20 0 0
80 0 0
for the King's part of penalties; on the New Duty 1711 27 10 0
for bonds given by William Lowndes to secure payment of the value of Stamps delivered to him:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 117 7 0
on the First Additional Duty 117 7 0
on the Second Additional Duty 117 7 0
352 1 0
for the value of Parchment, Paper and Prints (paid for by the Receiver General within the time of this Accompt) provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehouse-keeper of Unstampt Goods:
for the value of Parchment paid for:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 1,667 11
on the Second Additional Duty 49 10
on the New Duty 1711 10 18
on the New Duty 1712 86 0 10
1,814 1
the value of paper paid for:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 455 9 10½
on the Second Additional Duty 124 3 10¼
on the New Duty 1711 9 4 2
on the New Duty 1712 21 5 0
610 2 10¾
for the value of prints paid for:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 203 10 0
on the New Duty 1711 79 4 0
282 14 0
for the value of printing paper paid for:
on the New Duty 1711 0 6
on the New Duty 1712 4 3 9
4 10
(total value 2,711l. 8s. 8¾d.)
the profit arising by discompt allowed by the Stationers on goods bought of them:
for the discompt on the above said parchment at 30l. per cent
on the Third Continued Duty 714 13
on the Second Additional Duty 21 4
on the New Duty 1711 4 13
on the New Duty 1712 36 17 6
777 9
for the discompt on the above said paper at 15l. per cent.:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 80 7
on the Second Additional Duty 21 18
on the New Duty 1711 1 12 6
on the New Duty 1712 3 15 0
107 13
for the discompt on the above said prints at 40l. per cent.:
on the Third Continued Old Duty 135 13 4
on the New Duty 1711 52 16 0
188 9 4
for the discompt on the above said printing paper at 25l. per cent
on the New Duty 1711 0 2
on the New Duty 1712 1 7 11
1 10
(total discompt 1,075l. 2s. 0¾d.)
the profit by advancing the price of parchment etc. in the Office of the Warehouse-keeper of Stampt Goods 0 12 10½
(total for the money arising as above 167,447l. 6s. 10½d.)
money surcharged for a double allowance made to John Hodges, late Distributor for co. Derby 4 12
overpayments by the Distributors of the Stamp Duties and money due to Stationers, detailed with names 648 8
money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the rates upon moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices:
for the said Rates to 1 May 1715:
the Duty of 6d. per 1l. on sums of 50l. and under:
on Indentures brought to the Head Office 723 12
on ditto brought to the Country Collectors 595 11 7⅓
the Duty of 1s. per 1l. on sums over 50l.:
on Indentures brought to the Head Office 1,714 2 10½
on ditto brought to Country Collectors 544 17 111/6
3,578 4
for the said Rates from 1 May 1715:
the Duty of 6d. per 1l. on sums of 50l. and under:
on Indentures brought to the Head Office 211 17
on ditto brought to Country Collectors 14 13 9
the Duty of ls. per 1l. on sums over 50l.:
on Indentures brought to the Head Office 524 2
on ditto brought to Country Collectors 3 0 0
753 13 7
(total rates upon moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices 4,331l. 18s. 0¾d.)
overpayments on the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices, detailed by Collectors and places:
out of the rates to 1 May 1715 15 14
out of ditto from 1 May 1715 15 16
31 10
total charge and receipts £252,566 16 65/6
Discharge.
money accompted for by William Frankland, John Miles and Henry Liddell, successively Receivers General, in their Cash Accompt:
money paid into the Exchequer:
on the Second Continued Duty 78 8
on the Third Continued Duty 43,091 5 8
on the First Additional Duty 43,271 1 11½
on the Second Additional Duty 23,403 0 9
on the New Duty 1711 10,810 1 6
on the New Duty 1712 8,198 8 11½
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 2,138 18 1
130,991 5
salaries to the Commissioners etc. at the Head Office:
out of the Third Continued Duty 5,240 11 10
out of the Second Additional Duty 281 10 0
out of the New Duty 1711 538 0 0
out of the New Duty 1712 560 0 0
out of the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 53 0 0
6,673 1 10
office rent:
the Head Office, out of the Third Continued Duty 160 0 0
the Serle Street Office, out of the New Duty 1712 34 10 0
194 10 0
for parchment, paper and prints bought and paid for to be stampt for furnishing the Country:
on the Third Continued Duty 2,326 11
on the Second Additional Duty 173 14
on the New Duty 1711 99 13
on the New Duty 1712 111 9 7
2,711 8
necessary and incident charges at the Head Office:
on the Second Continued Duty 0 3 0
on the Third Continued Duty 1,950 17
on the First Additional Duty 13 3 4
on the Second Additional Duty 467 17
on the New Duty 1711 204 8 0
on the New Duty 1712 266 19
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 12 6 10
2,915 14 11¼
repayment of Officers’ taxes:
on the Third Continued Duty 157 3 4
on the New Duty 1711 8 14 4
on the New Duty 1712 7 2 4
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 0 5 0
173 5 0
money paid on account of salaries:
on the Third Continued Duty 15 0 0
on the New Duty 1711 270 0 0
on the New Duty 1712 314 10 0
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 4 0 0
603 10 0
Discount on prompt payment at the Head Office:
on the Third Continued Duty 783 1 8
on the First Additional Duty 692 18
on the Second Additional Duty 475 11 2
on the New Duty 1711 91 11
on the New Duty 1712 176 18 8
on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 62 17 5
2,282 18 11¾
poundage allowed to sundry LawOfficers:
on the Third Continued Duty 31 7
on the First Additional Duty 31 7
62 15 1
(total accompted for in the Cash Accompt 146,608l.10s.0¼d.)
overpayments on the preceding General Accompt 745 9
allowances to the several Distributors for vending Stampt parchment and paper etc.:
for money discounted by William Palmer and John Shepherd, successively Distributors for London, on 10 lb. parcels vended by them:
on the Third Continued Duty 2 5 1
on the First Additional Duty 2 3 6
on the Second Additional Duty 0 9 11
on the New Duty 1711 0 6 0
on the New Duty 1712 0 6 0
5 10 6
poundage allowed the several Distributors at 18d. per 1l. for the value of goods and stamps by them sold:
on the Third Continued Duty 1,835 10 11
on the First Additional Duty 1,311 11 10
on the Second Additional Duty 376 2
on the New Duty 1711 105 4
on the New Duty 1712 91 17
3,720 6
money paid by the several Distributors for necessary and incident charges, for carriage, for returns of money etc.:
on the Third Continued Duty 346 6
on the First Additional Duty 49 2
on the Second Additional Duty 0 17
on the New Duty 1711 82 4
on the New Duty 1712 167 12
646 3
poundage allowed to George Cooper, 'Register' of the University of Oxford at 12d. per 1l. for the money charged for the Duty on Entries of Degrees etc.:
on the Third Continued Duty 13 6
on the First Additional Duty 0 0
13 6
for the allowance on the New Duty1711 to the Company of Stationers for Almanacks cancelled 158 4 5
(total of the above allowances 4,543l. 10s. 8¼d.)
money accounted for in the Cash Accompt for rates on moneys taken with Clerks and Apprentices:
salaries at the Head Office in London:
out of the Duty to1May1715 166 10 0
out of the Duty from thence 60 0 0
226 10 0
necessary and incident charges:
out of the Duty to1May1715 70 11 4
out of the Duty from thence 14 0 6
84 11 10
money paid into the Exchequer:
out of the Duty to 1May1715 2,883 7
out of the Duty from thence 677 7 4
3,560 14
(total thus accounted for in the Cash Accompt 3,871l. 16s. 2½d.)
incident charges and poundage allowed the Country Collectors:
necessary and incident charges:
on the Duty to 1 May 1715 15 13 5
poundage at 18d. per 1b.:
on the Duty to1 May 1715 56 9 2
on the Duty from thence 1 4 11¾
57 14
(total for incidents and poundage 73l. 7s. 6¾d.)
(total payments out of the rates on moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices 3,945l. 3s. 9¼d.)
money overpaid on the preceding General Accompt of the rates upon moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices 48 2
total payments and allowances £155,890 16
and so remains 96,676 0 4 7/12
whereof depending on the several Warehousekeepers, Distributors, and others:
upon the Warehouse-keepers, for goods in their hands:
Charles Howland, Warehouse-keeper of Unstampt Goods:
on the Third Continued Duty 977 6
on the New Duty1711 155 8 11¾
on the New Duty1712 183 2
1,315 17 10¼
William Curteis, Warehouse-keeper of Stampt Goods:
on the Third Continued Duty 6,941 6 10¾
on the First Additional Duty 4,837 8 4
on the Second Additional Duty 1,978 19
on the New Duty 1711 1,594 0
on the New Duty1712 1,195 12
16,547 7
(total depending on the Warehousekeepers 17,863l. 4s. 10½d.)
on the following late Distributors for arrears on the Duties now expired:
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle; for the First Continued Duty 331l. 6s. 9½d.; for the Second ditto 125l. 4s. 0d. 456 10
Simon Babb, co. Somerset; for the Single Duty 90l. 8s. 9½d.; for the First Continued Duty 6l. 12s. 4d. 97 1
Anthony Boise, co. Hertford; for the First Continued Duty 98l. 7s. 7½d.; for the Second ditto 1,340l. 9s. 7½d. 1,438 17 3
Joshua Claver, Hull; on the Second Continued Duty 414 15 1
William Collins, co. Worcester; on the Single Duty 427l. 11s. 6d.; on the First Continued Duty 42l. 5s. 3d. 469 16 9
Edward Cowley, co. Lincoln; on the Single Duty 58 5 11
Peter Clinton, co. Dorset; on the First Continued Duty 513 2
Benjamin Collet, co. Worcester; on ditto 241 7 1
Charles Herle, Cornwall; on ditto 281 9
Charles Jones, co. Radnor; on the Single Duty 127l. 11s. 9d.; on the First Continued Duty 45l. 4s. 3¼d. 172 16
Francis Isaacson, co. Lincoln; on the First Continued Duty 263 4 10¼
Henry Marriot, Norfolk; on the Single Duty 114 9 5
George Maynard, co. York; on the Second Continued Duty 610 13
Samuel Wilson, Berwick; on the Single Duty 12 6
Robert Warren, Suffolk; on ditto 58 5 11
Timothy Westley, Reading; on the Second Continued Duty 523 6
(total for the Expired Duties as above on the Single Duty 888l. 19s. 7d.; on the First Continued Duty 1,823l. 0s. 3¾d.; on the Second ditto 3,014l. 8s. 6¼d.; in all 5,726l. 8s. 5d.)
upon the following Distributors for the Growing Duties:
John Adams, co. Radnor; on the Third Continued Duty 224l. 17s. 3¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 182l. 19s. 4¼d.; on the Second ditto 4l. 18s. 0¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 11l. 14s. 424 8
Henry Axford, co. Wilts., on the Third Continued Duty 476l. 8s. 9¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 262l. 0s. 3¾d.; on the Second ditto 267l. 14s.; on the New Duty 1711 56l. 3s. 5d.; on ditto 1712 48l. 17s. 10½d. 1,111 4
William Adderly, co. Gloucester; on the Third Continued Duty 953l. 3s. 4¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 729l. 8s. 0¼d.; on the Second ditto 330l. 16s. 10d.; on the New Duty 1711 181l. 17s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 62l. 10s. 6d.; on ditto on Policies of Insurance 16l. 16s. 2,274 11 9
Henry Allestree, co. Derby; on the Third Continued Duty 281l. 18s. 2¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 227l. 11s. 5¼d.; on the Second ditto 176l. 6s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 39l.; on ditto 1712 10l. 734 16
Thomas Baker, Sussex; on the Third Continued Duty 173l. 10s. 6½d.; on the First Additional Duty 115l. 19s. 11d.; on the Second ditto 66l. 12s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 11l. 8s. 3d.; on ditto 1712 13l. 16s. 10d. 381 8
George Bowles, Kent; on the Third Continued Duty 416l. 6s. 8¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 287l. 15s.; on the Second Additional Duty 198l. 8s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 15l. 6s. 0d. 917 15
Richard Baynes, Westmorland; on the Third Continued Duty 265l. 9s. 4¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 354l. 3s. 4¾d.; on the Second Additional Duty 224l. 17s. 6¾d.; for the New Duty 1711 234l. 15s. 6¾d. 1,079 5 11
James Brooke, co. Surrey; on the Third Continued Duty 32l. 6s. 9¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 203l. 17s. 1¾d.; on the Second ditto 212l. 0s. 8d.; on the New Duty 1711 73l. 6s. 0d.; and on ditto 1712 173l. 2s. 0¼d. 694 12
Thomas Beresford, co. Somerset; on the Third Continued Duty 32l. 3s. 2¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 62l. 0s. 9¾d.; on the Second ditto 27l. 4s. 8¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 20l. 7s. 10¼d.; on ditto 1712 52l. 6s. 5¼d. 194 3
Richard Bowdler, Shropshire; on the Third Continued Duty 276l. 13s. 1¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 228l. 8s. 3½d.; on the Second Additional Duty 238l. 8s. 1½d.; on the New Duty 1711 24l. 5s. 0¼d.; on ditto 1712 59l. 7s. 0¾d. 827 1
Paul Courand, Hampshire; on the Third Continued Duty 920l. 18s. 3½d.; on the First Additional Duty 741l. 10s. 10¾d.; on the Second ditto 124l. 13s. 1½d.; on the New Duty 1711 42l. 9s. 2d.; on ditto 1712 41l. 11s. 6½d. 1,871 3
Robert Clark, Norfolk; on the Third Continued Duty 1,072l. 4s. 2¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 775l. 12s. 3¾d.; on the Second ditto 412l. 9s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 105l. 16s. 8d.; on ditto 1712 256l. 10s. 1½d. 2,622 12 10
Thomas Cooper, co. Somerset; on the Third Continued Duty 185l. 16s. 0¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 108l. 17s. 11d.; on the Second ditto 105l. 3s.; on the New Duty 1712 15l. 10s. 10d. 415 7
Thomas Day, co. Cambridge; on the Third Continued Duty 203l. 11s. 3¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 178l. 7s. 9d.; on the Second ditto 290l. 16s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 81l. 14s. 10¾d.; on ditto 1712 286l. 13s. 1¾d. 1,041 3
William Dowse, co. Huntingdon; on the Third Continued Duty 78l. 15s. 9½d.; on the First Additional Duty 70l. 11s. 10¾d.; on the Second ditto 126l. 14s. 6d; on the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 76l. 15s. 2¾d. 358 1 5
Richard Duke, Exeter; on the Third Continued Duty 357l. 11s. 0¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 286l. 17s. 0d.; on the Second ditto 132l. 6s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 42l. 12s. 2d.; on ditto 1712 16l. 9s. 4d. 835 16
Edward Eden, Durham; on the Third Continued Duty 8l. 13s. 0d.; on the First Additional Duty 12l. 1s. 5d.; on the Second ditto 9l. 12s. 6¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 15l. 7s. 2¼d.; on ditto 1712 5l. 0s. 11½d. 50 15
Hugh Foulks, Cheshire; on the Third Continued Duty 556l. 16s. 0¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 620l. 13s. 10¼d.; on the Second ditto 392l. 3s. 9½d.; on the New Duty 1711 116l. 6s. 6¼d. 1,686 0
John Foulks, co. Denbigh; on the Third Continued Duty 435l. 9s. 1¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 367l. 9s. 5d.; on the Second ditto 19l. 8s. 1d.; on the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s. 0d. 827 10
John Freeman, Suffolk; on the Third Continued Duty 50l. 3s. 4¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 30l. 12s. 9d.; on the Second ditto 31l. 13s. 2½d.; on the New Duty 1711 16l. 10s. 5½d.; on ditto 1712 23l. 8s. 11d. 152 8
Joseph Greenway, co. Somerset; on the Third Continued Duty 426l. 17s. 4¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 305l. 7s. 9¾d.; on the Second ditto 173l. 12s. 9¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 50l. 11s. 3¾d.; on ditto 1712 108l. 10s. 7¼d. 1,064 19 10¾
Daniel Garrod, co. Norfolk; on the Third Continued Duty 198l. 14s. 10¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 204l. 8s. 5¼d.; on the New Duty 1712 83l. 1s. 1½d. 486 4 5
Samuel Gibbs, co. Wilts; on the Third Continued Duty 71l. 17s. 9¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 104l. 10s. 2¼d.; on the Second ditto 212l. 4s. 9¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 67l. 19s. 6d.; on ditto 1712 108l. 16s. 2½d. 565 8
Francis Hawkins, Cornwall; on the Third Continued Duty 939l. 12s. 3½d.; on the First Additional Duty 681l. 3s. 2d.; on the Second ditto 454l. 5s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 158l. 3s. 10½d.; on ditto 1712 8l. 14s. 6½d. 2,241 18 10½
John Hamilton, Edinburgh; on the Second Additional Duty 1,693l. 2s. 8¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 574l. 19s. 5d.; on ditto 1712 979l. 18s. 0½d. 3,248 0
Elizabeth Hall, part of Yorkshire; on the Third Continued Duty 381l. 0s. 2½d.; on the First Additional Duty 419l. 8s. 2d.; on the Second ditto 138l. 4s. 8d.; on the New Duty 1711 83l. 1s. 0½d.; on ditto 1712 60l. 0s. 10d. 1,081 14 11
Thomas Howson, co. Lincoln; on the Third Continued Duty 288l. 2s. 9½d.; on the First Additional Duty 251l. 13s. 6½d.; on the Second ditto 118l. 14s. 4½d.; on the New Duty 1711 83l. 9s. 7¼d.; on ditto 1712 42l. 9s. 5½d. 784 9
John Handfeild, Kent; on the Third Continued Duty 156l. 18s. 9½d.; on the First Additional Duty 260l. 16s. 4¼d.; on the Second ditto 191l. 11s. 9¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 142l. 19s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 31l. 9s. 10¼d. 783 15
[An erased entry ‘Nil.’]
Henry Jeanes, Somerset; on the Third Continued Duty 608l. 16s. 6¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 436l. 1s. 10½d.; on the Second ditto 95l. 19s. 5d.; on the New Duty 1711 16l. 16s. 7d.; on ditto 1712 57l. 6s. 8d. 1,215 1
William John, Exeter; on the Third Continued Duty 632l. 10s. 3¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 556l. 3s. 9½d.; on the Second ditto 6l. 1s. 8¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 339l. 13s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 53l. 18s. 1,588 6
Samuel Lowe, Newcastle-under-Line; on the Third Continued Duty 234l. 3s. 11d.; on the First Additional Duty 173l. 1s. 1d.; on the Second ditto 132l. 4s.; on the New Duty 1711 104l.; on ditto 1712 12l. 10s. 0d. 655 19 0
Thomas Floyd, co. Brecknock; on the Third Continued Duty 145l. 16s. 2d.; on the First Additional ditto 84l. 4s. 7d.; on the Second ditto 31l. 0s. 1¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 28l. 6s. 9¼d.; on ditto 1712 4l. 8s. 8½d. 293 16
Richard Lowry, Westmorland; on the Third Continued Duty 87l. 18s. 0½d.; on the First Additional Duty 47l. 12s. 10¾d.; on the Second ditto 9l. 18s. 8d.; on the New Duty 1711 8l. 6s. 0d. 153 15
William Loveday, co. Worcester; on the Third Continued Duty 367l. 2s. 1¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 304l. 0s. 8d.; on the Second ditto 288l. 12s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 12l. 16s. 2½d.; on ditto 1712 99l. 13s. 11d. 1,072 5
Thomas Moore, Norfolk; on the Third Continued Duty 39l. 10s. 11¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 89l. 19s. 7½d.; on the Second ditto 96l. 0s. 4d.; on the New Duty 1711 60l. 11s. 0½d.; on ditto 1712 15l. 4s. 6½d. 301 6
William Matthews, co. Hereford; on the Third Continued Duty 41l. 17s. 5¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 72l. 6s. 5d.; on the Second ditto 73l. 16s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1711 7l. 6s. 9½d.; on ditto 1712 32l. 5s. 9½d. 227 13
Nathaniel Morgan, part of co. Carmarthen; on the Third Continued Duty 186l. 3s. 3½d.; on the First Additional Duty 189l. 10s. 3¼d.; on the Second ditto 180l. 7s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 35l. 15s. 1¾d.; on ditto 1712 14l. 2s. 3½d. 605 18 0
John Mitchell, part of Sussex; on the Third Continued Duty 215l. 1s. 6½d.; on the First Additional Duty 126l. 1s. 3d.; on the Second Additional Duty 89l. 14s. 5½d.; on the New Duty 1711 5l. 9s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1712 49l. 13s. 10d. 486 0 8
John Penny, Winchester; on the Third Continued Duty 607l. 7s. 11¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 451l. 15s. 6d.; on the Second ditto 298l. 13s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 45l. 11s. 8d.; on ditto 1712 71l. 2s. 6d. 1474 10
William Palmer, London; on the Third Continued Duty 366l. 1s. 0½d.; on the First Additional Duty 231l. 3s. 0d.; on the Second ditto 119l. 13s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1711 37l. 15s. 2d.; on ditto 1712 81l. 17s. 7½d. 836 10 5
Henry Polkinghorn, Cornwall; on the Third Continued Duty 316l. 8s. 0¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 306l. 12s. 10d.; on the Second Additional Duty 250l. 13s. 5d.; on the New Duty 1711 77l. 0s. 4½d.; on ditto 1712 9l. 11s. 1½d. 960 5
Thomas Philips, Shropshire; on the Third Continued Duty 13l. 10s. 7d.; on the First Additional (fn. 1) Duty 32l. 8s. 9½d.; on the Second ditto 45l. 5s. 1d.; on the New Duty 1711 8l. 18s. 10¾d.; on ditto 1712 2l. 9s. 11½d. 102 13
John Rhett, part of Essex; on the Third Continued Duty 141l. 1s. 2¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 75l. 17s. 9d.; on the Second ditto 47l. 13s. 2d.; on the New Duty 1711 8l. 16s. 6d.; on ditto 1712 32l. 14s. 1d. 306 2
Robert Rhodes, Newcastle-under-Line; on the Third Continued Duty 373l. 1s. 2½d.; on the First Additional Duty 375l. 8s. 7½d.; on the Second Additional Duty 26l. 10s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 55l. 18s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 12l. 18s. 4d. 843 16 2
Benjamin Robins, Exeter; on the Third Continued Duty 395l. 5s. 4¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 234l. 18s. 5¾d.; on the Second ditto 67l.; on the New Duty 1711 31l. 728 3 10
Thomas Russell, Suffolk; on the Third Continued Duty 368l. 4s. 7¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 257l. 4s. 2¾d.; on the Second Additional Duty 309l. 15s. 4¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 47l. 2s. 10d.; on ditto1712 263l. 16s. 9¾d. 1,246 3 10½
George Rives, Woodstock; on the Third Continued Duty 40l. 14s. 10½d.; on the First Additional Duty 26l.; on the Second ditto 5l. 9s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1712 13l. 14s. 2d. 85 18
Nicholas Richardson, Durham; on the Third Continued Duty 294l. 2s. 11¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 264l. 5s. 6½d.; on the Second ditto 269l. 5s. 1d.; on the New Duty 1711 110l. 0s. 10½d.; on the New Duty 1712 326l. 12s. 4¾d 1,264 6 10
John Shepherd, London; on the Third Continued Duty 1l. 2s. 11d.; on the First Additional Duty 83l. 15s. 3d.; on the Second ditto 16l. 1s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 2l. 10s. 4d.; on ditto 1712 32l. 6s. 11½d. 135 16 11½
the same as Distributor for Hereford; on the Third Continued Duty 352l. 11s. 6¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 218l. 17s. 0d.; on the Second ditto 125l. 7s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 15l. 2s. 3d.; on ditto 1712 67l. 3s. 7d. 779 1
Thomas Seward, Dorchester; on the First Additional Duty 11l. 9s. 6½d.; on the Second ditto 21l. 19s. 1¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 47l. 5s. 9¾d.; on ditto 1712 3l. 17s. 4¼d. 84 11 10¼
Charles Sanderson, Newcastle; on the Third Continued Duty 240l. 12s. 7¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 304l. 10s. 5½d.; on the Second ditto 133l. 12s. 4d.; on the New Duty 1711 86l. 3s. 9¾d.; on ditto 1712 101l. 5s. 8d. 866 4 11
Obediah Smith, Daventry; on the Third Continued Duty 326l. 5s. 6d.; on the First Additional Duty 324l. 15s. 6¾d.; on the Second ditto 221l. 10s. 1¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 137l. 13s. 2½d.; on ditto 1712 382l. 2s. 9½d. 1,392 7 2
Joseph Stockton, Abington; on the Second Additional Duty 250l. 1s.; 1d.; on the New Duty 1711 91l. 8s. 1d.; on ditto 1712 195l. 11s. 10½d. 537 1
John Shenton, Berkshire; on the Third Continued Duty 301l. 19s. 9d.; on the First Additional Duty 235l. 7s. 10½d.; on the Second ditto 207l. 15s. 8d.; on the New Duty 1711 47l. 10s. 1d.; on ditto 1712 84l. 19s. 5½d. 877 12 10
Richard Smith, Nottingham; on the Third Continued Duty 174l. 0s. 3d.; on the First Additional Duty 118l. 18s. 3½d.; on the Second ditto 94l. 14s. 0d.; on the New Duty 1711 6l. 10s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 11l. 19s. 8d. 405 2
Thomas Streaton, Colchester; on the Third Continued Duty 103l. 12s. 4¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 54l. 5s. 3d.; on the Second ditto 34l. 10s. 6d.; on the New Duty 1711 10l. 10s. 3½d.; on ditto 1712 21l. 3s. 4d. 224 1
William Thompson, York; on the Third Continued Duty 1,028l. 5s. 3¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 803l. 1s. 5¼d.; on the Second ditto 698l. 14s. 3¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 560l. 16s. 3½d.; on ditto 1712 353l. 0s. 2½d. 3,443 17
Nathaniel Thorne, Tiverton; on the Third Continued Duty 628l. 16s. 0¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 738l. 6s. 8½d.; on the Second ditto 662l. 0s. 8d.; on the New Duty 1711 414l. 5s. 9¾d.; on ditto 1712 37l. 15s. 10½d. 2,481 5 2
Edward Thomas, co. Glamorgan; on the Third Continued Duty 309l. 12s. 1d.; on the First Additional Duty 315l. 9s. 4¾d.; on the Second ditto 183l. 14s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1711 90l. 2s. 11¼d.; on ditto 1712 35l. 6s. 0½d. 934 5
Edward Vandrey, co. Lancs.; on the Third Continued Duty 558l. 5s. 5½d.; on the First Additional Duty 659l. 5s. 3½d.; on the Second ditto 565l. 11s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1711 1l. 19s. 8½d., and on ditto 1712 0l. 13s. 0d. 1,785 15
John Weaver, co. Bedford; on the Third Continued Duty 142l. 10s. 5¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 58l. 19s. 7d.; on the Second ditto 38l. 19s. 2½d.; on the New Duty 1711 35l. 10s. 10¼d.; on ditto 1712 48l. 17s. 7½d. 324 17
Gilbert Walmesley, Litchfield; on the Third Continued Duty 421l. 18s. 11d.; on the First Additional Duty 172l. 10s. 8¾d.; on the Second ditto 123l. 5s. 5½d.; on the New Duty 1711 43l. 7s. 7¾d.; on ditto 1712 23l. 8s. 2¼d. 784 10 11¼
John Ward, co. Nottingham; on the Third Continued Duty 169l. 4s. 7¾d.; on the First Additional Duty 83l. 19s. 4¾d.; on the Second ditto 274l. 10s. 0½d.; on the New Duty 1711 63l. 1s. 2d. 590 15 3
Jeremiah Withers, co. Warwick; on the Third Continued Duty 46l. 14s. 1½d.; on the First Additional Duty 84l. 17s. 2d.; on the Second Additional Duty 62l. 13s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1711 161l. 4s. 0d.; on ditto 1712 64l. 0s. 5d. 419 9
William Webb, Chichester; on the Third Continued Duty 28l. 2s. 3d.; on the First Additional Duty 24l. 4s. 11¾d.; on the Second ditto 77l. 5s. 7d.; on the New Duty 1711 10l. 13s. 3¾d.; on the New Duty 1712 57l. 9s. 9¾d. 197 15 11¼
Richard Wharton, Newcastle; on the Third Continued Duty 180l. 18s. 5¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 120l. 0s. 7½d.; on the Second ditto 127l. 16s. 4¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 41l. 18s. 9d.; on ditto 1712 11l. 14s. 8d. 482 8 10
William Williams, co. Dorset; on the Third Continued Duty 239l. 17s. 6d.; on the First Additional Duty 201l. 0s. 9d.; on the Second ditto 331l. 0s. 7¾d.; on the New Duty 1711 16l. 1s. 11d.; on ditto 1712 7l. 0s. 8¼d. 795 1 6
and depending on sundry late Distributors:
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle; on the First Additional Duty 374 18
Anthony Boise, co. Hertford; on ditto 1,166 3
Stephen Bishop, Oxford; on the Third Continued Duty 496l. 3s. 4d.; on the First Additional Duty 473l. 8s. 9¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 32l. 10s. 0d. 1,002 2
Edmund Calverley, Southwark; on the Third Continued Duty 14l. 2s. 7¼d.; on the Second Additional Duty 10l. 1s. 8d.; on the New Duty 1711 12l. 17s. 2d.; on ditto 1712 75l. 16s. 0¼d. 112 17
Joshua Claver, Hull; on the First Additional Duty 417 12
William Collins, co. Worcester; on ditto 68 5 5
Peter Clinton, co. Dorset; on ditto 987 14
Benjamin Collett, co. Worcester; on ditto 136 3
Charles Herle, Cornwall; on ditto 272 18
Thomas Hewett, Tiverton; on ditto 37 8 9
Henry Hawkins, St. Austell; on the Third Continued Duty 31l. 19s. 2½d.; on the First Additional Duty 19l. 3s. 8½d.; on the New Duty 1711 16l. 8s. 8½d.; on ditto 1712 20l. 17s. 7½d. 88 9 3
John Hodges, co. Derby; on the Third Continued Duty 4 12
Charles Jones, co. Radnor; on the First Additional Duty 35 19 10
Frances Isaacson, Lincoln; on ditto 230 1 1
Robert Jackson, Carlisle; on ditto 0 10 0
Stroude Knight, Reading; on the Third Continued Duty 159l. 19s. 4½d.;on the First Additional Duty193l. 2s. 1¼d.; on the New Duty1711, 29l. 4s. 2¼d.; on ditto 1712 42l. 5s. 4½d. 424 11
George Maynard, Yorke.; on the Third Continued Duty 639 19
John Newton, Sussex; on the Third Continued Duty 456l. 18s. 11½d.; on the First Additional Duty 372l. 1s. 0½d.; on the New Duty 1711 7l. 12s. 7d.; on ditto 1712 11l. 4s. 7½d. 847 17
John Stone, Yorke; on the Third Continued Duty 87l. 16s. 7¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 64l. 10s. 8¼d.; on the New Duty 1711 179l. 7s. 11¾d.; on ditto 1712 163l. 7s. 8¼d. 495 2 11½
James Taylor, Chatham; on the Third Continued Duty 35 14
Tymothy Westley, Reading; on the Second Additional Duty 462 12
(total in arrear as above for the Growing Duties; on the Third Continued Duty 21,482l. 15s. 4d.; on the First Additional Duty 22,985l. 15s. 1½d.; on the Second ditto 13,067l. 19s. 2½d.; on the New Duty 1711 5,463l. 14s. 3d.; on the New Duty 1712 5,572l. 10s. 9¼d.; on the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 16l. 16s.; total 68,589l. 10s. 8¼d.)
and depending on Major Carpenter, Entering Clerk of the Duties on Cards, for Stampt Goods in his custody; on the New Duty 1711 336 13 10
and on the following Card Makers for so much in arrear; ditto: £ s. d.
Thomas Cope 37 16 0
Charles Durance 6 12 6
Thomas Hearne 13 16 0
Jonathan Minnikin 4 4 0
James Pemberton 6 0 0
Gabriel Pink 39 9 0
Thomas Peters 12 12 0
John Seale 34 4 0
Richard Tustian 44 14 0
Nathaniel Tilson 18 18 0
Archibald Vaus 76 16 0
Anthony Weltden 3 12 0
298 13 6
and on the following Dice Makers for so much in arrear; ditto:
Edmund Aspinall 15 15 0
Thomas Crawford 16 5 0
Henry Ladyman 18 0 0
50 0 0
and on George Cooper,‘Register’ of the University of Oxford; for the Duty on Entries, viz. on the Third Continued Duty 296l. 8s. 2½d.; and on the First Additional Duty 5l. 19s. 9½d. 302 8 0
and on Robert Grove, ditto of the University of Cambridge; for ditto, viz. on the Third Continued Duty 148l. 12s. 3¼d.; on the First Additional Duty 90l. 3s. 3¼d.; 238 15
and on William Lowndes, for so much due on his Bond; for the Third Continued Duty 117l. 7s. 0d.; for the First Additional Duty 117l. 7s. 0d. and for the Second Additional Duty 117l. 7s. 0d. 352 1 0
and on Thomas Cater for ditto, viz. for the First Continued Duty 26l. and for the First Additional Duty 24l. 50 0 0
and on William Bridges, Secretary to the Commissioners, for ditto, viz. on the Second Continued Duty 50l. and on the First Additional Duty 50l. 100 0 0
and on John Harrison, the Chester carrier, for stampt goods miscarried; on the first Continued Duty 40l. and on the First Additional Duty 30l. 70 0 0
and on John Baddeley, the Staffordshire carrier, for ditto; on the First Continued Duty 22l. 6s. and on the First Additional Duty 21l. 12s. 43 18 0
and on sundry Collectors of the Rates on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices:
on the rates to 1 May 1715:
John Adams, co. Radnor 1 9
Henry Axford, co. Wilts. 7 14
William Adderley, co. Gloucester 68 9 3
Thomas Bedford, co. Bedford 0 2
Richard Baynes, Cumberland 0 10 0
Thomas Beresford, Taunton 4 19 7
Richard Bowdler, Salop 0 14
Stephen Bishop, Oxford 5 6
Paul Courand, Southampton 18 4
Robert Clark, Norfolk 21 8 0
Thomas Day, Cambridge 25 19
William Dowse, Huntington 23 14 10
Richard Duke, Exeter 0 15 0
Hugh Foulkes, Chester 17 18
John Freeman, Suffolke 16 8 4
Daniel Garrod, Norfolk 13 12
Samuel Gibbs, co. Wilts. 3 18 10½
John Hamilton, Scotland 0 8 0
John Handfeild, Kent 10 0 0
Elizabeth Hall, co. York 3 8 8
Henry Hawkins, Cornwall 6 8 6
John Hodges, Derby 11 11 4
Thomas Hewett, Devon 0 2
Thomas Howson, Lincoln 41 9
Henry Jeans, Wells 12 3
William John, Exeter 122 8
Stroud Knight, co. Berks. 10 2
William Loveday, co. Worcester 5 3 10
Richard Lowry, Westmorland 1 19
Thomas Lloyd, Brecon 4 0 0
William Mathews, Hereford 9 18
Thomas Moore, Yarmouth 17 17
Nathaniel Morgan, Carmarthen 0 2 3
John Mitchell, Sussex 1 9 0
John Newton, Sussex 13 1
Thomas Phillips, Salop 5 11
Henry Polkinhorn, Cornwall 10 1
Robert Rhodes, Newcastle Underline 11 9 11¼
Benjamin Robins, Exeter 18 14 9
Thomas Russell, Suffolke 6 15 3
Charles Sanderson, Newcastle-uponTyne 38 0
Thomas Seward, Dorchester 5 11
John Shenton, co. Berks 4 1 6
Obed Smith, Northampton 13 3
John Shepherd, Hereford 5 11 0
Joseph Stockwell, Oxford 41 17 11
John Stone, York 40 13
Joseph Taylor, Hertford 1 7 6
Edward Thomas, Glamorgan 5 6
William Thompson, Yorke 78 18
Nathaniel Thorne, Devon 4 14
Edward Vaudrey, Lancashire 55 7 8
Gilbert Walmesly, Litchfeild 0 19
John Ward, Leicester 45 7
Adam Watt, Scotland 457 10 65/6
William Webb, Chichester 12 14
Jeremiah Withers, Coventry 43 8 7
John Weaver, Bedford 1 8 6
1,411 14 64/12
on account of the said Rates continued from 1 May 1715:
Henry Axford, Wilts. 1 2 0
Richard Baynes, Cumberland 0 3 6
Thomas Day, Cambridge 2 2 6
Hugh Foulks, Chester 0 15 0
Henry Jeans, Wells 0 2 6
Thomas Moore, Yarmouth 1 5 3
Richard Richardson, Durham 0 7 0
Thomas Russell, Suffolke 3 0 0
John Shenton, Berks. 0 2 6
Joseph Stockwell, Oxford 1 15 6
Obed Smith, Northampton 0 2 6
John Ward, Leicester 0 0 9
William Webb, Chichester 0 18 0
John Weaver, Bedford 5 0 0 16 17 0
and depending on several persons particularly named at the foot of the Cash Accompt 1,225 15 0
£ 96,676 0 4 7/12
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2915 [E.351/2915].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2136, ROLL 20 [A.O.1/2136/20].
William Frankland, deceased, John Miles and Henry Liddell, successively Receivers-General of the Duties upon Stampt Vellom, Parchment and Paper.
2 August 1714 (exclusive) to 2 August 1715 (inclusive).
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in William Frankland's hands upon the end of his last Accompt 124 19 11¾
and depending upon several persons particularly named at the foot of the said Accompt 1,215 15 0
1,340 14 11¾
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt for the several Stamp Duties:
for the First Duties on Stamp'd Vellom etc. continued to 1 Aug. 1710:
received of several Distributors standing in arrear 78 11
for the said Duties further continued from 31 July 1710:
for Stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money 30,157 18 10
for the like on Deeds after the same were written or ingrossed 30 0 0
money received of several Distributors 22,346 5
ditto of the University Registrars 236 1 10¼
ditto of the Officers of the Law etc. for Entries 825 11 10
ditto on bonds for this Duty 80 0 0
53,675 18 4
for the Additional Duty:
for Stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money 26,909 11 11
for the like on Deeds after the same were written or engrossed 20 0 0
money received of several Distributors 16,158 7
ditto of the Officers of the Law etc. for Entries 825 11 10
ditto on bonds for this Duty 80 0 0
43,993 11
for the further Additional Duties towards a Lottery:
for Stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money 18,591 17 6
for the like on Deeds after the same were written or engrossed 10 0 0
money received of several Distributors 6,199 16
24,801 14
for the New Duties and the Duties on Cards and Dice:
for Stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money 3,445 1 5
for the King's share of penalties 27 10 0
money received of several Distributors 1,345 14
ditto on bonds for the Duty on Almanacks 1,726 15 7
ditto on the Duties on Cards 5,007 17 6
ditto on the Duties on Dice 459 10 0
12,012 8 10½
for the Duties on several kinds of stampt Vellom etc. and on certain Printed Papers and Pamphlets and Advertisements:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money 6,884 9
for the like on Deeds after the same were written or ingrossed 20 0 0
money received of several Distributors 1,649 4
ditto for the Duty on large Pamphlets 179 13 0
ditto for the Duty on Advertisements 931 12 0
9,664 18 10
for the New Duties on Policies of Insurance:
for Stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money 2,266 7 4
(total receipts as above 146,493l. 10s. 0½d.)
money received within the time of this Accompt for the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices to 1 May 1715:
the rate of 6d. for every 20s. of every sum of 50l.or under on 28,942l. 2s.5d. 723 12
the rate of 1s. for every 20s. of every sum exceeding 50l. on 34,282l. 15s. 8½d. 1,714 2 10½
money received of several Collectors on account of the said rates before the Indentures were entered at the Head Office 682 13
3,120 8
the same continued from 1 May 1715 for ever:
the rate of 6d. for every 20s. as above on 8,474l. 0s. 2d. 211 17
the rate of 1s. for every 20s. as above on 10,482l. 12s. 6d. 524 2
money received of several Collectors as above 15 8 0 751 7 10
(total for the rates on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices 3,871l. 16s. 2½d.)
total charge and receipts £151,706 1
Discharge.
Salaries etc.:
Sir Brocas Gardner, bt., Thomas Palmer, Charles Vyvyan, Richard Shelton and George Cooper, Commissioners, to 20 Dec. 1714; Richard Martin, Richard Pye, Thomas Warner, Nicholas Carew and Roger Gale, succeeding them, to 4 March 1714-15; Sir Brocas Gardner, bt., Richard Pye, Thomas Warner, Nicholas Carew and Roger Gale, the present Commissioners; at 300l. per an. each to 20 Dec. 1714 and thereafter at 400l. per an. each 1,756 16 8
William Bridges, Secretary to the Commissioners, at 200l. per an. to Xmas 1714 and thereafter at 300l. per an. 250 0 0
William Frankland, late Receiver General, at 300l. per an. to 28 Nov. 1714, the day of his death; Henry Liddel, succeeding him, at the same rate from 18 Dec. 1714 282 15 2
Thomas Spence, Comptroller, to 3 May 1715 and William Ashurst succeeding him 300 0 0
the Secretary's clerks, named etc. 235 0 0
the Receiver General's clerks, ditto 231 0 0
the Comptroller's clerks, ditto 200 0 0
William Curteis, Warehousekeeper, and his assistant and packer, ditto 220 0 0
John Montague, Solicitor 50 0 0
Philip Pinkney, clerk of the Securities 60 0 0
Samuel Ross, Register of the Warrants for Stamping, to Xmas 1714, and Abraham Fowler, succeeding him 65 0 0
John Rayner, Housekeeper 50 0 0
Joseph Barry, Teller of the Stamps, and Francis Johnson, his assistant 105 0 0
John Shepheard, Distributor for London, to Xmas 1714 and William Palmer succeeding him 50 0 0
Charles Howland, Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Paper and Parchment 50 0 0
Jonathan Starkehouse, his assistant 30 0 0
John Edwards, Inspector of Country Courts etc. 80 0 0
John Cockran, another ditto 70 0 0
William Martin, Inspector within the Bills of Mortality 70 0 0
James Curteis, his assistant, and John Sherman succeeding him 47 10 0
Henry Sydenham, Supervisor of the Stampers 65 0 0
William Sharp, Deputy Supervisor 25 0 0
John Hubbard, Examiner and Accomptant, and William Hart, his assistant 75 0 0
Jonathan Starkhouse, Assistant to the Register of Pamphlets; half year to Xmas 1714 25 0 0
John Paine, Register of Pamphlets; half year to Midsummer 1715 40 0 0
paper wetters and rolling press printers etc., chamberkeepers and messenger, named 375 0 0
Major Carpender, Entering Clerk of Cards and Dice and John Rollos, Marker 50 0 0
Searchers and Surveyors of Cards and Dice, and Inspectors of Gaming Houses, named etc. 250 0 0
two watchmen, ditto 30 0 0
thirty-six Stampers for a year, and three additional Stampers for half a year 1,500 0 0
porter, named 35 0 0
6,673 1 10
this sum is allowed: out of the Continued Duties on Stamped Vellum etc. from 31 July 1710 5,240l. 11s. 10d.; out of the Additional ditto for a Lottery281l. 10s., out of the New Duties, and on Cards and Dice 538l., out of the Duties on several kinds etc. 560l., out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 53l.
rent: to William Attwill and Co. for the Head Office in Lincoln's Inn and to James Bordoe for a house in Serle Street 194 10 0
parchment and paper bought for the supply of the Country:
Owen Lloyd and Co. (on the Continued Duties 2,075l. 2s. 3¼d., on the Additional Duties for a Lottery 173l. 14s. 7¾d., on the New Duties etc. 99l. 13s. 3¼d., on the Duties on several kinds etc. 111l. 9s. 7d.) 2,459 19
Samuel Sheafe and Co. (on the Continued Duties) 251 8 11½
2,711 8
incident charges and disbursements, detailed 2,915 14 11¼
this sum is allowed: out of arrears 3s., out of the Continued Duties 1,950l. 17s. 0¼d., out of the Additional Duties 13l. 3s. 4d., out of the further Additional Duties 467l. 17s. 5½d., out of the New Duties etc. 204l. 8s. out of the Duties on several kinds etc. 266l. 19s. 3½d. out of the new duties on Policies of Insurance 12l. 6s. 10d.
repayment of taxes (out of the Continued Duties 157l. 3s. 4d., out of the New Duties 8l. 14s. 4d., out of the Duties on several kinds 7l. 2s. 4d., out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 5s.) 173 5 0
money paid on accompt of salaries for management of the New Duties etc., detailed with names 603 10 0
this sum is allowed: out of the further Continued Duties 15l., out of the New Duties 270l., out of the Duties on several kinds 314l. 10s., out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 4l.
discount for prompt payment at 6l. per cent. per an. (on the Continued Duties 783l. 1s. 8d., on the Additional Duty 692l. 18s. 3½d., on ditto towards a Lottery 475l. 11s. 2d., on the New Duties 91l. 11s. 9¼d., on the Duties on several kinds 176l. 18s. 8d., on the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 62l. 17s. 5d.) 2,282 18 11¾
poundage allowed for the Duties of Entries (on the Continued Duties 31l. 7s. 6¾d., on the Additional Duty 31l. 7s. 6¼d.) 62 15 1
(total for salaries, rent, parchment, incidents, discount etc. 15,617l. 4s. 6¾d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of arrears of the Duty to 1 Aug. 1710 78 8
out of the Duties continued from 31 July 1710 43,091 5 8
out of the Additional Duties 43,271 1 11½
out of the further Additional Duties towards a Lottery. 23,403 0 9
out of the New Duties and on Cards and Dice 10,810 1 6
out of the Duties on several kinds. 8,198 8 11½
out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 2,138 18 1
130,991 5
salaries and incidents out of the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
salaries: John Montagu, Register and Comptroller 150l.; Javez Hughes, his clerk, 50l.; Job Powell, Receiver's clerk 9l.; James Curteis, assistant to the Inspector of Courts etc. (half year) 2l. 10s.; William Hare, entering clerk (ditto) 15l. 226 10 0
incidents, detailed 84 11 10
311 1 10
money paid into the Exchequer out of the said rates, detailed by dates:
out of the Duties to 1 May 1715. 2,883 7
out of the further continued Duty from 1 May 1715 677 7 4
3,560 14
total payments and allowances £150,480 6
and so remains 1,225 15 0
against which depending on John Montagu, Solicitor, to defray the charges of Law Prosecutions 1,045 15 0
and on William Nock for the service of the Office; out of the Continued Duty 100 0 0
and on William Ashurst, Comptroller, for passing the General Accompts 1711, 1712 and 1713; out of the further Continued Duty 60 0 0
and on John Cohran for travelling charges 20 0 0
£1,225 15 0
and so the Cash Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1716.

Footnotes

1 Continued in Roll; evidently a slip.