Declared Accounts
Hanaper

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'Declared Accounts: Hanaper', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CDII-CDIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86447 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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Hanaper

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HANAPER.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1722 [E.351/1722].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1399, ROLL 262 [A.O.1/1399/262].
Thomas Edwards and Joseph Whitehead, Clerk or Keeper of the Hanaper.
Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: respited monies in the hands of divers persons, as at the foot of the last Account 374 11 7
money in the Accountants' hands, as at the foot of the said Account 65 4 10
439 16 5
Receipts: issues and profits of several Charters etc. within the time of this Account:
small patents; 369 at 2s. each 36 18 0
sheriffs' patents; 45 at 3s. each 6 15 0
commissions of sewers; 27 at 2s. 6d. each 3 7 6
exemplifications; 16 at 16s. 4d. each 13 1 4
deaneries; three at 16s. 4d. each 2 9 0
archdeaconries and prebends; six at 16s. 4d. each 4 18 0
presentations; 76 at 16s. 4d. each 62 1 4
dispensations; 51 at 16s. 4d. each 41 13 0
congés d'eslire, Royal assents, commendams and restitutions of temporalities; 18 at 16s. 4d. each 14 14 0
grants of office for life; five (sic pro seven), viz. one at 49s., two at 32s. 8d. each and four at 16s. 4d. each 8 19 8
ditto during pleasure; 114 at 32s. 8d. and 133 at 16s. 4d. each 294 16 4
ditto in reversion; one at 1 12 8
denizations; one at 4 18 0
appeals and adjuncts; 15 at 16s. 4d. each 12 5 0
duplication; one at 0 16 4
annuities and pensions; ten at 16s. 4d. each 8 3 4
special commissions; seven at 1l. 12s. 8d. each 11 8 8
ditto; ten at 16s. 4d. each 8 3 4
special licences; two at 24s. 4d. each 2 8 8
special licence; one at 0 16 4
grants of great fee; three at 7l. 11s. 8d. each 22 15 0
563 0 6
issues of fines of Statutes staple and Original Writs:
fines of statutes staple 10 8 4
original writs in the Chancery 3 6 8
13 15 0
farm of the profits of the Seals of the King's Bench and Common Pleas, leased to George, Duke of Northumberland, and his heirs male 1,653 14 0
farm of the Common Fines and Writs of Concord leased to the Lord Treasurer 1,546 12 0
farm of ‘le Sixpenny Writs or Commissions’ leased to the Dowager Countess of Newburgh 1,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £5,216 17 11
Discharge.
payments by Letters Patent:
William, Lord Cowper, Baron of Wingham, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, for his diets etc. from 21 Sept. 1714 to 29 Sept. 1715, for his annuity, for extraordinary attendance, for his robes, for his allowance of Gascon wine and for wax 1,112 15 0
Sir John Trevor, Master of the Rolls, and the eleven other Chancery Masters for their winter and summer robes 82 8 0
George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, for his fee; year to Michaelmas 1715 60 0 0
these Accountants, for their several yearly allowances 98 1
Matthew Snow, Prothonotary of the Chancery, for his allowance; under the Grant, 23 Dec. 9 Anne, to himself, Richard Snow and Bolesworth Snow for their lives; year to Michaelmas 1715 100 0 0
Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliaments, for his fee; year to Ladyday 1715 40 0 0
William Oaker, Clerk of the Exemplifications of Letters Patent, for his fee; year to Michaelmas 1715 20 0 0
Charles Stone, Serjeant at Arms, for his fee; half year to Ladyday 1715 26 11 0
John Roberts, Clerk of the Writs in Chancery, for his fee; year to Xmas 1715 20 0 0
the two Auditors of the Hanaper 10 0 0
Syd[enham] Malthus, one of the Six Clerks in Chancery, as Clerk Comptroller of the Hanaper; year to Michaelmas 1715 10 0 0
Thomas Harris, Chafewax, for wax and for his wages at 2d. a day 363 16
John Trevor, Crier of the Chancery, for his wages and his Xmas robe and for needle and thread etc. 8 10
the same and other Officers [of the Chancery] for their yearly allowances for parchment, etc. 282 12 0
(total under Letters Patent 2,234l. 13s. 9½d.)
payments by Warrant:
George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown, for writing patents etc. 316 7 6
Sydenham Malthus, Clerk Comptroller of the Hanaper, for engrossment of the Comptrol Books 13 6 8
John Walker, deputy to Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliaments, for copying several journals of the House of Lords 146 12 6
James Tonson, for stationery wares for the use of the Lord Chancellor etc., 29 Sept. 1713 to 22 Sept. 1714 286 9 0
Christopher Coningsby, for stationery wares for the use of the Office of the Clerk of the Crown, Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715 91 12 5
Robert Briscoe, for his fee of 3s. a day as Messenger attending the Great Seal 54 15 0
the same, for riding charges and delivering several Election Writs to serve in Parliament 1714 276 0 0
Israel Harrison, for stationery wares for the Hanaper Office 43 3 4
these Accomptants, for increase in the value of parchment 73 4 0
Matthew Snow, Prothonotary of the Chancery, for enrolling and despatching several documents for the late Queen's service, 23 Dec. 1710 to 23 June 1714 137 15 0
David Davies, embroiderer, for two richly embroidered bags to hold the Great Seal, 1714 and 1715 116 0 0
Joseph Harvey, Sealer, for diets, wages and necessaries; year to Xmas 1714 42 18
Thomas Harris, Chafewax, for wages, necessaries etc. 28 12 0
William West, Joseph Richards, Samuel Clarke and John Barrett, four Messengers attending the Great Seal, for expenses in publishing several Proclamations; Ladyday 1714 to Ladyday 1715 878 0 0
James Hunter, for sweeping Westminster Hall 1 6 8
the Auditor, for his yearly additional fee for checking and engrossing this Account 20 0 0
these Accountants, for the charges etc. of passing this Account 40 0 0
(total payments by Warrant 2,566l. 2s. 7½d.)
payments by way of Reward:
Sir John Trevor, Keeper or Master of the Rolls, for keeping the House of Converts, with two Chaplains, a Clerk and two Converts, viz. Peter Samuel and John Meza; and for his care and examination of Originals in the Chancery 37 4 7
total payments and allowances £4,838 1 0
and so remains 378 16 11
against which respited moneys: £ s. d.
from Michaelmas 1650 to Michaelmas
1711 [as in previous Accounts, e.g. Vol. XXV, p. cdxxxviii] 373 7 3
and within the time of the last Account 1 4 4
374 11 7
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 4 5 4
Declared 9 January 1716–17.