Declared Accounts
Hanaper

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'Declared Accounts: Hanaper', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 21: 1706-1707 (1952), pp. CCCXVIII-CCCXX. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90436 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Hanaper

Declared Accounts: Hanaper.
PIPE OFFICE, ROLL 1715 B.
Edward Seymour, clerk or keeper of the Hanaper.
Michaelmas 1705 to Michaelmas 1706.
Charge. l. s. d. l. s. d.
Arrears: respited moneys on the foot of the last Accompt 368 17 7
money in the hands of this Accomptant 451 18
820 16
Receipts:
issues and profits of several charters and patents, commissions, indentures, etc. as follows:
small patents, 538 at 2s. each 53 16 0
sheriffs' patents, 46 at 3s. each 6 18 0
commissions of sewers, 3 at 2s. 6d. each 0 7 6
exemplifications, 19 at 16s.4d. each 15 10 4
deaneries, 2 at 16s.4d. each 1 12 8
archdeaconries and prebends, 5 at 16s. 4d. 4 1 8
presentations, 45 at 16s. 4d. each 36 15 0
dispensations, 33 at 16s. 4d. each 26 19 0
congés d'eslire, royal assents, “commendams” and restitutions of temporalities, 6 at 16s. 4d. each 4 18 0
grants of office, two for life at 49s. each and one at 16s. 4d., total 5l. 14s. 4d.; 9 during pleasure at 32s. 8d., 14 at 16s. 4d. total 26l. 2s. 8d.; for years, one at 51s. 34 8 0
denizations, one at 0 16 4
appeals and adjuncts 11 at 16s. 4d. each 8 19 8
indentures, one at 49s., one at 54s. And another at 65s.4d. 8 8 4
special commissions during pleasure at 32s. 8d. each. 4 18 0
special licences for years, 4 at 24s. 4d. each 4 17 4
special pardons and decursu, 72 at 16s. 4d. each 1 12 8
grants magni feodi, 7 at 78l. 11s. 8d. each 53 1 8
for the fine thereof 6 13 4
274 13 6
issues of fines of statutes staple etc. as by the roll of George Wright, clerk of the Crown 4 17 6
issues of original writs as by the roll of John Dawlinge a clerk of “le Pettibagg” 1 0 0
5 17 6
received from George duke of Northumberland for his farm of the sealing of Exemplifications etc. under the seals of the Queen's Bench and of the Common Pleas 1,653 14 0
farm of common fines of alienation etc. before the Lord Keeper, held by the lord treasurer 1,546 12 0
farm of the Sixpenny writs or Commissions, held by the Countess Dowager of New-burgh 1,000 0 0
total charge £5,301 13
Discharge.
fees, liveries etc. by patent to the following:
Sir Nathaniel Wright, kt., late lord Keeper and William, Lord Cowper, now lord Keeper 1,089 1 0
Sir John Trevor, kt., Master of the Rolls, and the 11 other Chancery Masters for robes 82 8 0
George Wrighte, clerk of the Crown in the Chancery 75 0 0
retained by this Accomptant for his allowances 98 1
Jonathan Gorstelow Snow, prothonotary of the Chancery 100 0 0
Matthew Johnson, clerk of the Parliaments 40 0 0
Edward Seymour, clerk of the Exemplifications of Patents 20 0 0
John Highlord, one of the Six Clerks in the Chancery as clerk comptroller of the Hanaper 10 0 0
the two Auditors of the Hanaper 10 0 0
John Harris, chafewax, for provision of wax for seals etc. 363 16
John Trevor, cryer of Chancery and others for parchment etc. 282 12 0
the said John Trevor, for his wages etc. 8 10
total, fees etc. by letters patent 2,179 8
payments by warrant to the following:
George Wrighte for writing patents, etc. 99 6 8
John Highlord for writing the Control Book of the Hanaper13 6 8
John Trevor for increased cost of 130 rolls of parchment 176 3 0
John Walker deputy of Matthew Johnson for transmitting to Chancery enrolments of public Bills and transcribing several Journals of Parliament for her Majesty's service 319 0 0
John Dawling, a clerk in the office of “le Pettybag” for transcribing and des- patching Writs of Citation and of Elect- ion to serve in Parliament 101 14 0
William Churchill, stationer, for stationery for the House of Lords and for the Privy Council 188 14 0
Charles Harper, stationer, for books etc. for the Lord Keeper etc. and for the office of the Clerk of the Crown 185 14 1
Jacob Tonson, senior and junior, for stationery for the Lord Keeper etc 239 17 2
Israel Harrison for the like for the office of Keeper of the Hanaper 42 11 2
allowed the said Accomptant for the in- creased price of parchment 73 4 0
John Rolles for engraving a seal for the impression of Writs 22 10 0
William West, embroiderer, for a rich embroidered bag for the Great Seal, etc. 112 7 6
Joseph Harvey, Sealer (spigernel') to the Great Seal for diets etc. 42 18
John Harris, chafewax, for diets etc. 28 12 0
Carried forward £1,645 18 £2,179 8
Brought forward 1,645 18 2,179 8
Joseph Harvey and John Hall, Deputy chafewax and Joseph Whitehead, Deputy clerk of the Hanaper for expenses of journeys attending the Great Seal 24 0 0
Robert Bristow for his fee for attending the Great Seal etc. 159 15 0
William Wecket, Joseph Richards, Samuel Clark and John Barret, four messengers attending the Great Seal and the Receipt of the Exchequer, for proclaiming ten several Royal Proclamations in all parts of the Kingdom 400 0 0
James Hunter for cleaning Westminster Hall 1 6 8
allowed this Accomptant for the expenses of this Accompt 40 0 0
total payments by warrant 2,271 0
payments by way of reward:
Sir John Trevor, kt. Master of the Rolls, for the custody of the House of Converts for the fee of two chaplains, of one clerk and of two converted [Jews], Peter Samuel and John Meza 27 4 7
The same as clerk of the Petty Bag, for writing and examining Originals in Chancery 10 0 0
37 4 7
total, allowances and payments £4,487 13 10
and so remains 813 19
against which respited:
Mich. 1650 to 6 Aug. 1660 200 4 11
10 July 12 Car. II to Mich. 12 Car. II 15 15 0
Mich. 12 Car. II to Mich. 4 Jac. II 122 9 0
Mich. 1688 to Mich. 13 Will. III 29 12 4
Mich. 1704 to Mich. 1705, 4 Anne 16 4
368 17 7
And so this Accomptant is indebted 445 1
Declared 20 Dec. 1708.
Note.—For details of deaneries, presentations etc., grants of office etc.. see Declared Accounts, AUDIT OFFICE, BUNDLE 1395, ROLL 246.