Declared Accounts
Lotteries, etc.

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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 29: 1714-1715 (1957), pp. CDXX-CDXXVII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=86454 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1990 [E.351/1990].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 21 [A.O.1/1538/21].
Sir John Humble, Paymaster of the Annuities etc. under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10].
Michaelmas 1714 to Michaelmas 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of his preceding Accompt 12,871 5 0
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term 1 George I in full of 135,000l. for the payment of Annuities etc. for a year to 29 Sept. 1713 3,462 10 0
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for ditto for a year to 29 Sept. 1714 53,362 10 0
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in further part of the same 69,472 15 6
(total receipts as above 126,297l. 15s. 6d.)
total charge and receipts £139,169 0 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Payments to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets:
for the half year to Ladyday 1711 (three at 5l. per an.) 7 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1711 (one at 10l. per an and three at 5l. per an.) 12 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1712 (two at 10l. per an., seven at5l. per an.) 27 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712 (one at 20l. per an., five at 10l. per an., 39 at 5l. per an.) 132 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1713 (one at 100l. per an., three at 20l. per an., 24 at 10l. per an., 159 at 5l. per an.) 597 10 0
for the half year to Michaelmas 1713 (the first drawn ticket at 50l. per an., two at 400l. per an., nine at 100l. per an., 15 at 50l. per an., 61 at 20l. per an., 410 at 10l. per an., 2,601 at 5l. per an.) 10,412 10 0
for the half year to Ladyday 1714 (the first drawn and last drawn tickets at 50l.per an. each, three at 500l. per an., four at 400l. per an., four at 300l. per an., four at 200l. per an., 20 at 100l. per an., 26 at 50l. per an., 94 at 20l. per an., 560 at 10l. per an., 2,749 at 5l. per an.) 15,362 10 0
26,552 10 0
to the owners of the several blank tickets at 14s. each per an.; various years 99,668 2 0
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office for himself and clerks. 1,450 0 0
John Duncomb, late Comptroller of the Accompts ditto, and Henry Colt succeeding him 250 0 0
this Accomptant, ditto 500 0 0
James Taylor, Assistant and Chief Clerk 100 0 0
Edward Courtenay, Housekeeper 100 0 0
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 150 0 0
2,550 0 0
charges of passing the Accompt 24 7 9
total payments and allowances £128,794 19 9
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 10,374 0 9
Declared 6 August 1716.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,400,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1714 (fn. 1) RECEIVERS' ACCOUNT.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1543, ROLL 47 [A.O.1/1543/47],
Thomas Maddockes, Joshua Odams, William Stubbs and Conrade De Gols, Receivers.
Charge. £ s. d.
The value of the tickets delivered out by these Accomptants 1,400,000 0 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
money allowed as discount for prompt payment at 8l. per cent. per an. on the first payment and at 6l. per cent. on the remainder 6,317 18 7
stationery wares, etc. 1,269 5 5
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates from 13 July, 13 Anne to 26 Sept., 3 George I, viz.:
13 July to 27 July 1714 110,000 0 0
5 Aug. to 17 Aug. 1714 150,000 0 0
23 Aug. 1714 450,000 0 0
28 Aug. 1714 to 11 Nov. 1714 680,000 0 0
26 Sept., 3 George I [1716] 2,412 16 0
1,392,412 16 0
£1,400,000 0 0
And so the Accomptants are even and Quit.
Declared 10 April 1717.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,400,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1714: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2025 [E.351/2025].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1547, ROLL 68 [A.O.1/1547/68].
George Murray, Paymaster of the 1,400,000l.Lottery for the Service of the year 1714.
9 November 1714 to 31 March 1716.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 1 & 2 George I, in part of 119,888l. 16s. 0½d. to pay Principal and Interest, 29 Sept. 1714 to 29 Sept. 1715 13,305 4
Michaelmas term 2 George I, in further part of the same 85,255 18 11½
total charge and receipts £98,561 3 0
Discharge. £ s. d.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed 17,340 0 0
money paid for Interest on the several Orders in their respective courses within the time of this Accompt, detailed 65,828 19 7
salaries and incidents:
George Murray, this Accomptant, year to Michaelmas 1715, 500l.; 52 Managers and Directors, 5,200l.; Christopher Tilson, Thomas Cornwallis, Nehemiah Arnold and Christopher Rhodes, Commissioners, 1,600l.; M. Barton, Comptroller of the Accompt, 500l.; Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee, 140l.; incidents, detailed, 87l. 7s. 8,027 7 0
total payments and allowances £91,196 6 7
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 7,364 16 5
Declared 7 August 1718.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,800,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2020 [E.351/2020].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1546, ROLL 61 [A.O.1/1546/61].
Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lottery to raise 1,800,000l. [under Stat. 10 Anne c. 18].
24 June 1714 to 24 June 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt 738 0 10
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term 13 Anne & 1 George I, in full of 180,189l. 16s. 8d. (of which 11,411l. 16s. 8d. to pay Principal as directed by the Act and 168,003l. to pay Principal and Interest for a year from 25 Dec. 1712, 750l. for salary for three quarters from 25 March 1713 and 25l. for office rent for half a year to 25 Dec. 1713) 39,289 16 8
the same term, in part of 169,053l. (of which 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for one year from 25 Dec. 1713, 1,000l. for a year's salaries and 50l. for office rent) 20,000 0 0
Michaelmas term 1 George I in further part of the same 98,500 0 0
(total receipts 157,789l. 16s. 8d.)
total charge and receipts £158,527 17 6
Discharge.
Money paid to discharge one ticket for 20l., being part of 130l. surcharged on the Accomptant in his previous Accompt 20 0 0
payments made to discharge Principal on the fourth and fifth courses of these Lotteries; detailed: in the fourth course 11,900l. and in the fifth course 5,220l.; in both 17,120 0 0
payments made towards discharging the Interest in the several courses (fourth to 120th inclusive) of the three Lotteries (each of 60,000 tickets), detailed 136,634 8 0
salaries etc.:
Christopher Tilson, Thomas Cornwallis, Humphrey Brent and William Arnold for making Orders in lieu of tickets 400l.; Thomas Jett, this Accomptant, 500l.; Edward Stawell, Comptroller, for himself and officers, 500l.; Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee 180l.; Lord Mansell, for rent, 37l. 10s.; John Smith, ditto 25l.; Edward Stawell, for clerks etc. 72l. 19s. 10¼d. 1,715 9 10¼
total payments and allowances £155,489 17 10¼
and so the Accomptant is Indebted 3,037 19
Declared 7 August 1718.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CLASSIS LOTTERY FOR 1,800,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2022 [E.351/2022].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 80 [A.O.1/1550/80].
Ambrose Philips, Paymaster of the Classis Lottery 1712 [under Stat. 10 Anne c. 19].
25 January 1714–15 to 29 Sept. 1716.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being his first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in further part of 169,053l. granted to John Morley, late Paymaster, for Principal and Interest for a year from 29 Sept. 1713, for salaries for a year from 25 Dec. 1713 and for office rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1714 10,500 0 0
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in further part of the same 23,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of the same 2,006 15
the same term, in part of 169,053l. for Principal and Interest for a year from 29 Sept. 1714, for salaries for a year from 25 Dec. 1714 and for office rent for a year to 25 Dec. 1715 73,000 0 0
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same 71,000 0 0
£179,506 15
Discharge. £ s. d.
Principal money paid within the time of this Accompt on three tickets in the first Classis at 105l. each 315 0 0
money paid for Interest due on Orders made out for the money payable on the tickets drawn in the several Classes in this Lottery within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
Interest of the Principal money paid off 15 18 3
Arrears of Interest due at Midsummer 1713 26 6 6
ditto, at Xmas 1713 9 18 0
ditto, at Michaelmas 1714 468 18 0
Interest due at Xmas 1714 28,932 7 6
ditto at Midsummer 1715 77,988 19 6
ditto at Xmas 1715 67,787 9 6
175,229 17 3
salaries etc.:
Ambrose Philips, this Accomptant at 500l. per an.; 25 Jan. 1714–15 to 29 Sept. 1715 832 10 8
Richard Gee, Comptroller, at the same rate, 19 Jan. 1714–15 to 29 Sept. 1714–15 840 15 0
John Smith, for office rent; 1¾ years to 29 Sept. 1716 87 10 0
Thomas Foley, for the Auditor's fee 300 0 0
Thomas Madocks, Joshua Odams, William Stubbs and Conrade de Gols, Cashiers of the Bank of England, for their charges in passing Accompts etc. 119 6 9
2,180 2 5
total payments and allowances £177,724 19 8
and so this Accomptant is Indebted Declared 14 March 1717–18. 1,781 16
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY FOR 1711. PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2017 [E.351/2017].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 82 [A.O.1/1550/82].
William Thomas, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery, anno 1711 [under Stat. 9 Anne, c. 6].
21 February 1714–15 to 14 December 1715.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first and only Accompt nil.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in further part of 135,000l. for one year from 29 Sept. 1714 40,655 10 0
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in further part of the same 38,800 0 8
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of the same 33,556 3
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for one year due 29 Sept. 1715 46,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £159,011 14
Discharge. £ s. d.
Money paid within the time of this Accompt for discharging the Principal money, detailed 55,810 0 0
Interest of the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed 2,846 8 0
arrears of Interest due at Michaelmas 1714, detailed 572 8 0
Interest paid off, on the several courses of this Lottery, to Michaelmas 1715, detailed 98,512 4 0
101,931 0 0
salaries etc.:
William Thomas, this Accomptant, as Comptroller at 500l. per an. Xmas 1714 to 20 Feb. 1714–15 and thereafter as Paymaster at the same rate to 14 Dec. 1715 with more for his trouble 14–24 Dec. 1715 498 14
Matthew Vernon, Comptroller, 21 Feb. 1714–15 to 29 Sept. 1715 295 16 8
Bernard Hutchins, late Paymaster, for the Surplusage on his final Accompt 150 0 0
clerks etc 118 7 6
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee 122 0 0
1,184 18
total payments and allowances £158,925 18
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 85 15 10
Declared 14 March 1717–18.
Memorandumby Duke Parsons, Deputy Auditor, stating that the balance was discharged by tally, 18 April, 4 George I.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE CIVIL LIST LOTTERY PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2026 [E.351/2026].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1548, ROLL 73 [A.O.1/1548/73].
Thomas Burdus, Paymaster of the Lottery for raising 500,000l. upon credit of the Civil List. (fn. 2)
19 January 1714–15 to 25 March 1716.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: none, this being this Accomptant's first Accompt nil
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 1 George I, in further part of 35,000l. for the year from 30 Sept. 1714 7,000 0 0
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in further part of the same 9,500 0 0
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of the same 16,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 35,000l. for the year from 30 Sept. 1715 2,000 0 0
(total received as above 34,500l.)
and received of William Wenman, the preceding Paymaster, being the balance of his Accompt 1,019 19
total charge and receipts £35,519 19
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed 9,000 0 0
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt:
Interest of the Principal paid off within the time of this Accompt, detailed 378 15
arrears of Interest due at Michaelmas 1714, detailed 3,323 8 0
Interest on the several courses of this Lottery to Ladyday and Michaelmas 1715, detailed 21,567 4 0
25,269 7
salaries etc.:
Thomas Burdus, this Accomptant, at 300l.per an.; 19 Jan. 1714–15 to 25 Dec. 1715 279 4 11
John Chamberlaine, late Comptroller; 1 Feb. 1714–15 to 13 April 1715 59 3
Thomas Spence, succeeding him; 14 April 1715 to 25 Dec. 1715 209 3
Joseph Huddleston, for office rent 53 0 0
600 12 0
total payments and allowances £34,869 19
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 649 19
Declared 19 January 1716–17.

Footnotes

1 Under Stat. 13 Anne c. 18, amended by Stat. 1 George I, c. 2. The rate of interest first allowed proved unattractive; Royal Assent to the amending Act was given 21 Aug. 1714.
2 See note to Vol. XXVIII, page cdlxx and for the Act, Stat. 12 Anne c. 11,ibidem,p. viii.