Declared Accounts
Exchequer Bills

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William A. Shaw and F. H. Slingsby (editors)

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1957

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'Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CDXVII-CDXVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86452 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1281 [E.351/1281].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 22 [A.O.1/868/22].
Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Thomas Fletcher, Receivers of the money imprested for discharging Interest on Exchequer Bills.
16 November 1714 to 5 January 1715–16.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining upon the end of the last Accompt 1,203 17
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer, by Statutes 7 Anne c. [30] and 9 Anne c. [7]:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in full of 20,000l. 20,000 0 0
the same term, in full of 20,000l. 20,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. 5,000 0 0
Easter term 1 & 2 George I, in full of the same 15,000 0 0
the same term in full of 20,000l. 20,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of 20,000l. 20,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. 15,000 0 0
115,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £116,203 17
Discharge.
Interest at 2d. per cent. per diem on Bills paid into the Exchequer or the Bank of England:
George Viscount Dupplin and Sir Roger Mostyn, two Tellers of the Exchequer 23,088 1
Bazil, Earl of Denbigh, and Lord William Powlett, ditto 24,218 5 11¼
John, Lord Delawar, and Sir Richard Onslow, ditto 12,955 8
John Smith, another 13,748 1
the Bank of England 40,915 11
114,925 8 5
salaries of these Accomptants, to include clerk hire and incident expenses, at 750l. per an. for 1 year 50 days 852 14 9
sundry fees and allowances: Exchequer fees 25l. 18s. 4d.; fees for Warrants etc. 21l. 2s. 6d.; Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 45l. 9s. 6d. 92 10 4
total payments and allowances £115,870 13
and so the Accomptants are Indebted 333 3 6
Declared 13 November 1717.
Declared 13 November 1717.