Revenue Account
General Abstract, 1708

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'Revenue Account: General Abstract, 1708', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCVI-CCXXXI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90534 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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General Abstract, 1708

General Abstract: Revenue 1708.
A General Abstract of the Accounts of the Public Revenues, Taxes and Moneys borrowed from Michaelmas 1707 to Michaelmas 1708.
Remains: in cash at Michaelmas 1707 as per the foot of the accompt for that year: £s.d.
Customs continued to 1 Aug. 170613,675147
Customs continued from 1 Aug. 170628,2021
Additional Tonnage and Poundage (whereof 223l. 10s.d. is for the late King Wm.'s debts)22,1128
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee, &c, for the Transport debt22121
Duties on Low Wines, &c, for Loans anno 17051,306611
Continued Impositions: for Loans34,94515
25l. per cent. on French goods1,30518
5s. per ton on French shipping17150
Additional Impositions: for Loans2,1660
Arrears of the Duties on Coals anno 1698: for Loans119
Duties on Coals, Culme and Cynders 1703: for Loans10,38619
One Third Tonnage and Poundage anno 17042,21204
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705: for Loans10,732168
Duties on Whale Fins, 1 Anne20517
Hereditary and Temporary Excise: part of the Queen's Civil List25,40115
Arrears of ditto before 8 March 1701–2 [for King Wm.'s Civil List]56911¾
3,700l. per week Excise78,5236
Arrears of the Double 9d. Excise ended 17 May 169764141
Arrears of the Double Excise47
Arrears of the 21d. per barrel Excise1118
9d. Excise for the Lottery Tickets93,6555
9d. Excise for the Bank and for Annuities29,47815
9d. Excise for 99 years65,5164
Duties on Malt, Mum, &c, pro anno 17031,79113
Duties on Malt, Mum, &c, pro anno 17044307
Duties on Malt, Mum, &c, pro anno 17053,6368
Duties on Malt, Mum, &c, pro anno 170630,051911
Duties on Malt, Mum, &c, pro anno 170731417
12d. per bushel on Salt20,2870
Stamp Duties: continued 1 Anne1,994183
[Post Office or] Letter money325122
Tenths of the Clergy3,45616
Seizures [of uncustomed and prohibited goods] whereof 20l. for the late King William's debts789155
Brewers' forfeitures1511
Revenue of the Savoy Hospital1,64491
Sale of tin5,4497
First Fruits [and Tenths]1,95049
Sheriffs' Proffers20871
Fines and Forfeitures10000
Money recovered from [John] Nutin, late Paymaster of the Transports20000
Four and a Half per cent. Duty581
Rent of Hackney Coaches2835
Capitation Subsidies1316
Arrears of the Duties on Marriages, Births, &c2,90013
Duties on Houses for windows5,4445
Fourth 4s. Aid1160
Second 3s. Aid8316
Second 2s. Aid613
Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid86912
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies331189
Sixth 4s. Aid3,1316
Subsidies13138
Seventh 4s. Aid65310
First Poll020
Second Poll090
First Quarterly Poll156
First 4s. Aid090
Second Quarterly Poll32170
Second 4s. Aid81160
Eighth 4s. Aid2,7078
Ninth 4s. Aid26,481133
Tenth 4s. Aid10,7591810½
Loans on Tin55000
Loans on the 3,700l. per week of Excise49615
Loans on the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies1,343711
Contributions for Annuities anno 1704115
Contributions for Annuities anno 17067,6591610
Loans on the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 17074,88811
Loans on Malt anno 17075,3011210
Contributions for Annuities anno 170726,35847
Loans on several Subsidies and Impositions anno 170710,53285
the Fond for paying Annuities anno 1706 ut supra, p. cciv107,83154
the Fond for paying Annuities anno 1707 ut supra, p. ccv41,783611
total of Remains in Money 753,5117
Remains of Tallies undisposed of in the hands of particular Treasurers or Paymasters as for per account supra, p. cci. 153,266510¾
total of Remains in Cash and Tallies at Michaelmas 1707 £906,777138
General Abstract: Revenue 1708 (Customs).
to Cash for the nett produce of the several Duties and Revenues under the management of the Customs Commissioners between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1708. on the part of Scotland. on the part of England.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Customs Continued to 1 Aug. 1710590167 233,681 10
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the Queen's life3,0511611½ 220,061 11 2
Continued Duties on Coffee, Tea, &c, to 24 June 1710 11,05318
New Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea, &c., to 24 June 1710216 23,055 0
15l. per cent. on Muslins, &c, continued to 24 June 1710 27,509183
Wines and Vinegar continued to 1 Aug. 17104,2341910 131,4699
Impositions on Tobacco continued to 1 Aug. 1710443 65,296102
Impositions on East India goods continued to 1 Aug. 17101,27616 89,9871810
25l. per cent. on French goods for 21 years from 28 Feb. 1696–7 471911½
Plantation Duties granted 12 Car. II [sic for 25 Car. II, c. 7] 695139
Additional Impositions on the grant continuing to 1 Aug. 1710986108 30,428126
Duties on Coals, Culme, and Cynders continuing to 30 Sept. 1710 62,987156
One Third Tonnage and Poundage for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7791178 79,057128
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted for 4 years from 8 March 1704–51,560610 113,290151
Duties on Whale Fins on the grant continuing to 1 Aug. 1710 1,57517
5s. per piece on white woollen cloths [exported] by an Act of 6 Anne, c. 43 1,05976
25l. per ton on French prize wines as by an Act, 6 Anne, c. 73, during the war2,00541 2,578135
Four and a, Half per cent. Duty from Barbados and the Leeward Islands 7,94758
Coinage Duty for the Mint9707 5,5489
Revenues expired before Michaelmas 1708.
Additional Tonnage and Poundage which determined by King Wm.'s death 5471910½
Impositions on Wines and Vinegar ended 29 Sept. 1701 48228
Impositions on ditto ended 1 Aug. 1706 3,122150
Impositions on Tobacco on the grant ended 1 Aug. 1706 1,803138
Five Seventh Tonnage Duties on ships ended 17 May 1696 06
Two Sevenths ditto 02
Additional Impositions on the grant ended 1 Aug. 1706 10510
Duties on Coals and Culme on the grant ended 15 May 1703 49910
ditto on the grant ended 15 May 1708 60,2871610½
Duties on Cynders by the same grant 958176
One Third Additional Tonnage and Poundage which ended 8 March 1706–7 9851011½
Additional Tonnage and Poundage ended 1 Feb. 1699–1700 for Exchequer Bills 11268
14,642911 1,176,2403
Customs combined total for England and Scotland£1,190,88213
General Abstract: Revenue 1708 (Excise).
to Cash for the neat produce of the Revenue of Excise and Duties on Salt under the management of the Commissioners for that purpose: between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708:
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1708. on the part of Scotland. on the part of England.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List15,8081 276,3821010
more to answer the appropriation of 3,700l. per week 192,40000
9d. Excise for 16 years from 17 May 16974,74536 152,5037
Five Sevenths of the 9d. Excise for the Bank of England3,3898 105,3821511½
Two Sevenths of the same 9d. Excise: being for Annuities1,35515 42,15312
9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–34,745310½ 147,65878
Duties on Malt pro anno 1708 3500
36s. per barrel on Sweet [Wines] granted 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2] for 99 years 4251311½
12d. per bushel on Salt granted, 7 & 8 Wm. III [c. 31], for ever 51,24878
28d. per bushel on Salt granted [by 9 & 10 Wm. III, c. 44] for ever 119,4149
Low Wines on the grant continuing to 24 June 1710296 18,982310
Excise Revenues Expired before Michaelmas 1708.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise [due] before 8 March 1701–2 6019
One Third of the Double 9d. Excise in 1691 [granted for 1691 by 2 Wm. and Mary, Sess. 2, c. 3, and renewed for 4 years by 2 Wm. and Mary, Sess. 2, c. 10, and appropriated as to One Third and Two Thirds thereof] 4610
Two Thirds of ditto 813
Double Excise ended 17 May 1697 2399
Duties on Malt pro anno 1703 98810½
ditto pro anno 1704 45187
ditto pro anno 1705 1357
ditto pro anno 1706 12,925165
ditto pro anno 1697 18142
ditto pro anno 1702 4067
ditto pro anno 1707 529,16885
Duties on leather ended 20 April 1700 819
8d. per bushel on Salt ended 25 Dec. 1699 400
30,07218 1,649,53417
Combined total of Excise for England and Scotland£1,679,60715
General Abstract: Revenue 1708 (Post Office and Casual Revenues).
To cash for the neat produce of the Revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and profits answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708:
Post Office revenue: £ s. d. £ s. d.
for arrears to the late King Wm. III7093
for account of the Queen's Civil List56,880112
total from Post Office Revenue 56,95105
Casual Revenues and profits answered at the Exchequer:
for account of the late King Wm. III:
Sheriffs' proffers600
Seizures346176
total for Wm. III 352176
for account of Queen Anne:
First Fruits480000
Tenths of the Clergy10,36815
Fines for Alienations1,40000
Revenue of Wine Licences2,80000
Sheriffs' proffers1,34881
Compositions [in the Exchequer]600
Seizures [of un-customed and prohibited goods]17,9831810
Fines of Leases1,74760
Wood sales71000
Wood ditto more, being the value of timber delivered to the Navy anno 1708 [out of the royal forests]5,978811
Rents of Lands9168
Rents [reserved on patents of] grants3868
Revenue of Cornwall [Duchy]4,00000
Fines and Forfeitures for misdemeanours1,00000
Brewers' forfeitures973
Profits of the Hanaper per tallies of pro3747
Sale of the Queen's tin143,3054
Revenue of the Savoy Hospital30255
Imprest money repaid by John Nutin, late Paymaster of the Transports or his security2,85400
Imprest money repaid by Sir William Robinson, Commissary in the last war for Ireland39403
199,180410
total from Casual Revenues 199,53324
General Abstract: Revenue 1708 (Direct Taxes and Miscellaneous Revenue).
To cash for the neat produce of Sundry Aids and Taxes between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708: £ s. d. £ s. d.
rent of Hackney Coaches granted for 21 years from Midsummer 1694 1,6417
licences to Hawkers and Pedlars on the grant to 1 Aug. 1710 7,94334
Stamp Duties ended 1 Aug. 17061,41651
ditto on the grant continuing to 1 Aug. 171041,30606
additional Stamp Duties part of the Fond for the East India Company40,67920
83,40177
Duties on Marriages, Births, &c, ended 1 Aug. 1706 11,112211
Duties on Houses on the grant continuing to 1 Aug. 1710 131,4141311
First Poll, 1 Wm. and Mary310
First Quarterly Poll, 4 Wm. and Mary090
Second Quarterly Poll, 5 Wm. and Mary0120
Third 4s. Aid, 6 Wm. III7720
First 3s. Aid, 8 Wm. III8130
Second 3s. Aid, 9 Wm. III2240
Capitation Subsidies, 9 Wm. III282
Third Quarterly Poll, 9 Wm. III7190
Third 3s. Aid, 10 Wm. III1418
Second 2s. Aid, 11 Wm. III3260
Subsidies, ult Wm. III1484
Sixth 4s. Aid, 1 Anne pro anno 1703968117
Subsidies, eodem anno3,7766
Seventh 4s. Aid, 2 Anne pro anno 170484082
Eighth 4s. Aid, 3 Anne pro anno 170517,326911½
Ninth 4s. Aid, 4 Anne pro anno 1706129,73787
Tenth 4s. Aid, 5 Anne pro anno 17071,532,6611210½
Eleventh 4s. Aid, 6 Anne pro anno 1708156,02817
ditto more, on the part of Scotland3,00000
total Aids and Taxes 1,844,52315
2,080,03610
[Miscellaneous revenue]: to Cash for sundry particulars not distinguishable under any of the aforegoing heads: £ s. d.
for the Queen's share of prizes, being so much charged on the Receiver [General of Prizes for so much] to be paid to the Company of the ship Worcester1,465150
to Contributions for 72,187l. 10s. 0d. per an. on Annuities on the Act anno 1707 in full of 1,155,000l.280,64600
to Contributions for 40,000l. per an. on the first Act anno 1708 for sale of Annuities: in full640,00000
to Contributions for 80,000l. per an. on the second Act anno 1708 for sale of Annuities: in part of 1,280,000l.975,72400
to the East India Company, in part of 1,200,000l. for enlarging their term in trade600,00000
total Miscellaneous Revenues2,497,835150
to balance of the account ut infra, p. ccxiii, of the moneys Borrowed by way of Loan and in Exchequer Bills and the moneys repaid on the Publique Registers within the year; the moneys borrowed exceeding the moneys repaid by£187,136185
General Abstract: Revenue 1708 (Total of Revenue Receipts).
Total of Revenue Receipts of all kinds for the Year Michaelmas 1707 to Michaelmas1708£s.d.
Customs (pp. ccviii)1,190,88213
Excise (p. ccix)1,679,60715
Post Office (p. ccx)56,95105
Casual Revenues of the Crown (p. ccx)199,53324
Direct Taxes (Aids and Taxes) (p. ccxi)2,080,03610
Sundry particulars of Revenue not classifiable (p. ccxi)2,497,835150
Balance of Loan Money (p. ccxi)187,136185
Total Revenue Receipts excluding Remains at Michaelmas 17077,891,98315
Remains in hand at Michaelmas 1707 (pp. ccvi, ccvii)906,777138
Total Revenue£8,798,7619
General Abstract: Revenue (Loan Money Account).
Statement of Loan Motley appended to the preceding Abstract of Revenue
An account showing the moneys Borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Fonds or Revenues [together] with the Exchequer Bills issued between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708: and of the Principal money repaid [and Exchequer Bills cancelled] within the same time.
Debtor or Charge.
to Loans made at the Exchequer on the several Fonds and Revenues following, viz.: £ s. d. £ s. d.
on the produce of Her Majesty's tin 128,543190
on the Duties on Malt, pro anno 1707: by levying tallies 167,565010
on the Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1707: in money 47,203105
on the eleventh 4s. Aid pro anno 1708 in money1,214,9791811
more in tallies, ut supra, p. cxciii665,02011
1,880,00000
on the duties on malt, mum, etc., pro anno 1708: in money219,313168
more in tallies, ut supra, p. cxcv173,1401310
392,454106
on the half subsidies and other continued Duties anno 1708: in money 482,65083
to the Exchequer Bills anno 1707 to be circulated by the Bank of England and issued at the Exchequer in this year 99,62500
£3,198,04290
Creditor or Discharge.
by principal money repaid [and Exchequer Bills cancelled] on the Fonds as follows:£s.d.
on the third 4s. Aid granted anno 1695: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies2506
on the fourth 4s. Aid granted anno 1696: the like1,10000
on the Additional Impositions granted anno 1693: the like60000
on the first 3s. Aid granted anno 1697: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne54,50000
on the third Quarterly Poll anno 1698: the like43,76633
on the third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699: the like6,50000
on Coals granted anno 1695: transferred to Leather duties: the like124,644180
on the 20l. per cent. Paper for taking in Wrought Plate: the like1,50000
on the duties on Coals, Culme, etc., anno 170366,63500
on the sixth 4s. Aid granted anno 1703: out of arrears 3,251l. 10s.d.; out of sundry taxes and duties in Aid 2,748l. 9s.d.6,00000
on the eighth 4s. Aid granted anno 170518,25000
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc., granted anno 17053,40000
on the two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 170599,0631110
on the new additional duties on Coffee, Tea, &c.: with the duties on Low Wines continued anno 170550,83700
on the produce of the Queen's tin144,388133
on the ninth 4s. Aid for the year 1706146,87441
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc., for the year 170634,86946
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc., for the year 1707324,198150
on more to repay Loans on Malt 1705: Transferred to Malt 1707155,375148
on the tenth 4s. Aid for the year 17071,441,24256
on the eleventh 4s. Aid for the year 1708136,00000
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne151,13500
3,010,905107
by the Balance being the difference by which the sum total of Moneys Borrowed by way of Loan and in Exchequer Bills exceeds the sum total of the Principal Moneys repaid on the public [Loan] Registers [and the Exchequer Bills cancelled]187,136185
£3,198,04290
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Navy).
Expenditure from Michaelmas 1707 to Michaelmas 1708.
by payments to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy: upon account for the services following, viz.:
on the proportions [or Quotas] for the year 1702 to the following heads, viz: £ s. d. £ s. d.
for Wages to Seamen generally34,265010
for Subsistence, offreckonings, and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfeild, Esq19,6964
total for 1702 53,961411½
on the proportions [or Quota] to the following heads for the year 1703:
for Subsistence, offreckonings, and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfeild, Esq2474
for Wear and Tear, to wit, imprest, bills of exchange, and Contingencies1,83453
total for 1703 1,858127
on the proportions [or Quotas] to the following heads for the year 1704: viz.: £ s. d. £ s. d.
for Subsistence, offreckonings, and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfeild, Esq.1,6816
for Wear and Tear, to wit, for imprest, bills of exchange, and Contingencies2,626125
total for 1704 4,30718
on the proportions [or Quotas] to the following heads for the year 1705, viz.:
for Wear and Tear, as above132197
total for 1705 132197
on the proportions [or Quotas] to the following heads for the year 1706:
for Wear and Tear: as above1,40629
total for 1706 1,40629
on the proportions [or Quotas] to the following heads for the year 1707
for the Ordinary generally12,00000
for Wages to Seamen generally40,00000
for Sick and Wounded and Prisoners of War by the hands of the Treasurer for that Service90994
for Victualling, to wit, Bills of Exchange short allowance and Contingencies4,3435
for Wear and Tear: as above5,00000
for ditto: the Course113,920110
total for 1707 176,173511½
on the proportions [or Quotas] to the following heads for the year 1708, viz.:
for the Ordinary generally26,80000
for Yards under this head5,80000
for Wages to Seamen generally442,87716
for Sick and Wounded, &c.35,852160
Chatham Chest18,00000
for Subsistence, etc., to the Marine Regiments: as above63,709311
for Victualling, to wit, Bills of Exchange, etc.: as above119,83294
for ditto: Sick and Wounded, &c.5,22740
for ditto: the Course368,94068
Memorandum:
More to the Victualling out of Wear and Tear because the rate of 19s. per man a month was completed.
for Wear and Tear, to wit, imprest, etc.52,00000
for ditto: the Course259,41700
for ditto: the Yards104,04200
for ditto: the Value of Timber out of her Majesty's forests5,978811
for ditto: Treasurer of the Ordnance for Chatham and Portsmouth Docks30,00000
for Victualling [as per memorandum above]: for Bills of Exchange and Contingencies54,6321110
Lord Lovelace for the charge of his pass-age to New York39000
total for 1708 1,645,69916
£1,883,54011
£s.d.
Totals: Ordinary96,80000
Wages657,0163
Victualling498,3435
Wear and Tear631,380119
£1,883,54011
These particulars were to be satisfied out of the Fonds following, viz.:
for the year 1702.£s.d.
Duties on Malt pro anno 17024067
Fifth 4s. aid and subsidies anno 17021154
Duties on Malt pro anno 17064,61118
Contributions for Annuities anno 170624
ditto anno 170715,03919
Loans for Malt anno 170734,265010
53,961411½
for the year 1703.
Duties on Malt pro anno 17031,70317
Subsidies anno 1703155110
1,858127
for the year 1704.
One-third tonnage and poundage anno 17043,19711
Duties on Malt pro anno 1704120159
Seventh 4s. aid anno 1704989115
4,30718
for the year 1705.
Duties on Malt pro anno 1705132197
for the year 1706.
Contributions for Annuities anno 17061,40629
for the year 1707.
Contributions for Annuities anno 170726,3960
Loans on Malt anno 1707105,00000
Loans on the tenth 4s. aid anno 170744,777510
176,173511½
for the year 1708.
Loans on the eleventh 4s. aid anno 1708924,560189
Loans on Malt anno 170856,5548
Contributions on the First Act for Annuities anno 1708164,7068
ditto on the Second Act for ditto457,51228
Loans on half-subsidies [anno 1708] in Aid.35,99796
Additional Tonnage for the Civil List39000
Wood sales or the Value of Timber delivered the Navy out of her Majesty's Forests5,978811
1,645,69916
£1,883,54011
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Ordnance).
by [paid to] Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance (over and above what was paid him by the Navy Treasurer and the Paymaster of the Forces as on pp. ccxiv and ccxviii) upon Account for the Services following, viz. s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1704.
for land services generally36710
for sea services generally36710
73517
for the year 1707.
for land services generally18,00000
for sea services generally2,00000
20,00000
for the year 1708.
for land services generally90,25000
for sea services generally84,25000
174,50000
total (of which for land services 108,617l. 10s.d. and for sea services 86,617l. 10s.d.) £195,23517
the above were to be satisfied as follows: £ s. d.
for the year 1704.
Duties on Malt anno 1704 73517
for the year 1707.
Contributions for Annuities anno 1707 20,00000
for the year 1708.
Loans on the eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708116,616166
Loans on Malt 17089,88336
Payments per East India Company48,00000
174,50000
£195,23517
General Abstract: Expenditure (Forces Abroad).
by [paid to] James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces upon Account for the Services following, viz. £ s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1705.
1705: towards pay of the officers at Gibraltar 339176
for the year 1706:
for account of the 10,210 men in Portugal anno 1706: for pay, clearings, etc.2,12918
for account of the 5,000 men in Catalonia anno 1706: for the same3,77724
1706: towards pay of the Officers at Gibraltar339176
6,24618
£. s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1707.
for account of the 40,000 men acting with the Allies, viz:
for subsistence, offreckonings, clearings and contingencies78,94311
for Hessian troops: bread wagons and hospitals4,13647
subsidy for Hessian troops of Augmentation312129
for account of the 20,562 men in Spain and Portugal anno 1707, viz.:
for subsistence, etc.4,03970
for account of the 8,833 men anno 1707, viz.:
for subsistence, etc.10,155149
subsidy for Hessian troops of Augmentation2,883112
for account of subsidies to the Allies, viz..
to the King of Denmark9,37500
to the King of Portugal for the 13,000 men by that Crown2,632110
to the Landgrave of Hess Cassell1,488110½
more for his troops of Augmentation1,333159
to the Elector of Treves1,488110½
to the Elector Palatine1,1909
to the King of Prussia for 8,000 succours for Savoy12,50000
more for agio, bread and forage for 12,000 Prussians in the Netherlands18,488810
148,967108
for the year 1708.
for account of the 40,000 men acting with the Allies, viz.:
for subsistence, clearings, etc.700,426610
for bread and bread wagons19,720187
for forage, waggon money and recruits36,259150
for account of the 10,000 Additional Forces, viz.:
for subsistence, etc.163,3201811
for bread, etc.4,93047
for forage, etc.9,26000
for account of her Majesty's proportion of the pay of 3,000 Palatines, viz.:
for their pay25,6585
for account of the pay of 4,639 Saxons, viz.:
for their pay31,8239
for account of the pay of Bothmar's Regiment of Dragoons, viz.:
for their pay6,85393
for account of the Established Forces in Spain and Portugal anno 1708, with Gibraltar, viz..
for subsistence, etc.527,65115
for clothing, etc., to be made good by deductions22,7293
for levy money for additional men12,705140
for account of strengthening the Duke of Savoy, making good Alliances with Portugal and recovering Spain, viz.:
for the King of Spain and his Troops including 1,886l. 9s. 8d. paid the Treasurer of the Ordnance for the value of stores delivered for his Majesty's use69,0693
for pay, etc., to auxiliary Forces170,69221
for Transports and Provisions per order of Sir John Leake and paid by the Treasurer for Transports here23,63440
for charges of imbarquing Forces from Italy to Spain per Mr. Chetwynd11,701168
for the train in Spain per the Treasurer of the Ordnance here10,404411
for the Duke of Savoy, extraordinary service97,70868
for account of Subsidies to the Allies, viz.:
to the King of Denmark28,12500
to the King of Portugal for the 13,000 men by that Crown85,60719
to the Duke of Savoy129,777154
to the Landgrave of Hess Cassell4,4645
more for his Troops of Augmentation11,90416
to the Elector of Treves4,4645
to the Elector Palatine3,571810½
to the King of Prussia for 8,000 succours for Savoy43336
more for agio, bread and forage for 12,000 Prussians in the Netherlands37,01276
for account of services of former years authorised to be paid or made good out of the Fonds of the year 1708, viz.:
to the Duke of Savoy for especial service anno 170733,60971
for Fortifications and other Services of the garrison of Gibraltar anno 170612,28419
to the Landgrave of Hess Cassell to complete 42,957l. 2s. 0d. for his Troops in Italy anno 170722,95720
for account of sundry extra charges of the war, viz.:
1708: towards the charge of recruiting23,02800
2,383,78914
£2,539,34413
totals:£s.d.
for the 10,210 men in Portugal (1706)2,12918
for the 5,000 men in Catalonia (1706)3,77724
for the 40,000 men with the Allies (1707, 1708)839,7999
for the 10,000 Additional Forces (1708)177,51136
for the 3,000 Palatines (1708)25,6585
for the 4,639 Saxons (1708)31,8239
for Bothmar's Regiment of Dragoons (1708)6,85393
for the 20,562 men in Spain and Portugal (1707)4,03970
for the 8,833 men (1707)13,039511
for the Established Troops in Spain and Portugal (1708)563,08612
for strengthening the Duke of Savoy, etc. (1708)383,20917
for subsidies to the Allies (1707, 1708)395,85616
for services in former years (1708)68,8518
for sundry extra charges (1705, 1706, 1708)23,707150
£2,539,34413
The above particulars were to be satisfied as follows: £ s. d. £ s. d.
1705:
out of the 5s. per piece Duty on Woollen Cloth 339176
1706:
out of the 5s. per piece Duty on Woollen Cloth339176
out of the Contribution for Annuities 17065,907011¼
6,24618
1707:
out of the Contribution for Annuities 1707116,017108
out of Exchequer Bills 170732,95000
148,967108
1708:
out of Loans on the eleventh 4s. aid anno 1708580,17214
out of Loans on Malt anno 1708225,830410¾
out of Contributions on the First Act for Annuities anno 1708290,539163
ditto on the Second Act for ditto378,3586
out of payments per East India Company497,81612
out of Loans on Half-Subsidies anno 1708411,07202
2,383,78914
£2,539,34413
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Guards and Garrisons).
by paid to John How, Paymaster of the Guards and Garrisons, etc., upon account for the services following, viz.: £ s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1703.
for the account of the Guards and Garrisons:
subsistence, off-reckonings, clearings and contingencies 166150
for the year 1704.
for account of the 5,000 men for sea service: subsistence, etc. 14800
for the year 1705.
ditto: ditto 132311
for the year 1706.
for account of the Guards and Garrisons subsistence, etc.209108
for account of the 5,000 men: subsistence, etc.1,159184
1,36990
for the year 1707.
for account of the Guards and Garrisons: subsistence, etc.87,813100
do: pensioners of Chelsea Hospital (meant to be borne out of savings)2,79212
for account of the 5,000 men: subsistence, etc.28,4671710½
for account of the Invalids: for pay2,0240
121,0980
for the year 1708.
for account of the Guards and Garrisons: subsistence, etc.233,7706
do: liveries and badges for Lumley's trumpets and drums543410
do: levy money28,48700
for account of the 5,000 men: subsistence, etc.45,65127
for account of the Invalids: for pay2,4260
310,87714
more to the said John How out of the rent of Hackney Coaches for out pensioners of Chelsea College 782197
£434,57527
totals:
for account of Guards and Garrisons353,782192
for account of the 5,000 men75,5592
for account of the Invalids4,4501
for out pensioners of Chelsea College782197
434,57527
The above (excluding the last item) were to be paid as follows:
£ s. d. £ s. d.
for the year 1703.
out of Subsidies anno 1703 £166150
for the year 1704.
out of the Seventh 4s. aid anno 1704 14800
for the year 1705.
out of the Duties on Malt anno 1705 132311
for the year 1706.
out of the Duties on Malt anno 1706 1,02508
out of Contributions for Annuities 170634484
1,36990
for the year 1707.
out of Loans on the Tenth 4s. aid 170759,62411
out of Loans on Malt anno 17073011210
out of Contributions for Annuities anno 170761,17116
121,0980
for the year 1708.
out of Loans on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 170867,9711
out of Loans on Malt anno 170818,17006
out of Contributions on the first Act for Annuities 170876,87518
ditto on the second Act for ditto94,787129
out of payments per East India Company18,53310
out of loans on the Half-Subsidies anno 170834,5391111¼
310,87714
for out pensioners of Chelsea College:
out of Rent of Hackney Coaches 782197
£434,57527
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Transport Service).
by [paid to] the Treasurer for the Transport Service (over and above the Tallies for Uses to be Appointed) by way of imprest and upon account for the Services following, viz.:£s.d.
to Charles Mason, the late Treasurer: towards paying Debts in Course33,26287
ditto: for Edward Dummer on his Contract for Freight of soldiers to and from the West Indies116102
ditto: for Bills of Exchange and service of the office in general7,016134
ditto: towards debts payable by Mr. Nutin, the late Treasurer, out of money recovered from Nutin3,05400
43,449121
[The above to be paid out of]
Contributions for Annuities anno 170733,378189
Loans on Malt anno 17087,016134
Money recovered from Nutin on his security3,05400
43,449121
to Thomas Micklethwaite the present Treasurer: for Mr. Dummer on his Contract1,36161
ditto: for Victualling the Soldiers at Newcastle that came from Ostend by Edward Colvill3,836180
ditto: for Bills of Exchange65540
5,85381
[The above to be paid out of]
Contributions on the First Act for Annuities 17083,836180
Payments per East India Company2,016101
5,85381
In all by [paid to] the Respective Treasurers for Transports 49,303l. 0s. 2d.
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (King william's Debts).
by [paid for] arrears to the late King's family and servants (over and above sums paid by the Queen out of Civil List Revenues):
to Francis, Earl of Bradford, for arrears as Cofferer4723
to John, Viscount Fitzharding, do. as Treasurer of the Chamber5284
to Ralph, Duke of Montague, do. in the Great Wardrobe30000
to fees and salaries payable at the Exchequer31189
£1,33265
£s.d.
out of the following:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage before 8 March 1701–2771910¾
Hereditary and Temporary Excise do.1179
Letter money do.7093
Small Branches (ut supra, p. clxxxi)372176
£1,33265
[Total for the Public Services, etc., as above£5,103,329131]
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Queen's Civil List).
by paid out of the Revenues for the Queen's Civil List (over and above issues to the Treasurer of the Navy ut supra, p. ccxv).
for the Uses of the Queen's Civil List.
£s.d.
to Francis, Lord Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household54,00619
to John, Lord Fitzharding, Treasurer of the Chamber21,46411
to Ralph, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe19,60514
to the Robes per Charles Hodges7,00000
to Charles Dartiquenare, Paymaster of the Works50,5857
to William Roberts, do. at Windsor9,48015
to Foreign Ministers on their Ordinary Entertainments51,556100
ditto on their Extraordinary ditto43,830163
to Fees and Salaries71,6720
to Pensions and Annuities24,19717
to Spencer Compton for Charities established by her Majesty19,643210
to ditto for the French Protestants15,00000
to the Band of Pensioners per William Smith, Paymaster6,00000
to several as of her Majesty's Royal Bounty11,282120
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Principal Secretary of State for Secret Service3,00000
to Henry Boyle, Principal Secretary of State, for ditto1,50000
to Robert Harley, late ditto, for ditto1,426141
to William Lowndes for ditto14,81990
to Jewels (or presents in lieu) to Foreign Ministers2,921100
to Samuel Smithin, her Majesty's Goldsmith, for Plate6,3641010¼
to the Privy Purse per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough27,00000
to Contingencies, viz.: Law Charges 2,400l.; surplus to Sheriffs., etc., 1,266l. 16s. 11½d.; Rewards for services 5,452l. 2s.d.; Printers on their Bills 5,224l. 10s. 7d.; Riding charges to Messengers 1,094l. 5s.; Liberates of the Exchequer 4,975l. 3s.d.; Sundry Incidents and Disbursements 3,119l. 6s. 2d.; Rent of Mote Park 300l.; Rewards to Receivers of Taxes 750l. 11s.d.; towards building Blenheim house at Woodstock 37,600l.; for purchase of Cotton House and Grounds 4,625l.; City Impost 98l. 14s.66,906910
To Henry Scobell on account of the Tin Affair120,00000
to services relating to Scotland, viz.: Sir David Nairne for incidents, etc., 1,885l. 15s.d.; John Campbell, goldsmith, for collars of the Order of the Thistle 1,731l. 2s.d.; Barons of the Exchequer on their Allowances 775l.; the Lord Chancellor and others on their several allowances before the Union, one year to 1 May 1708, 16,800l.21,191181
for Arrears to the late King's Servants and Family.
to the Earl of Bradford for arrears as Cofferer4517
to Lord Fitzharding as Treasurer of the Chamber2500
to the Earl of Pembroke as President of the Council893168
(total for the Uses of the Civil List 671,421l. 13s.d.)
Issues out of the Queen's Civil List Revenues for public Services.
to Sir David Nairne for the Forces in Scotland anno170718,80000
to Prince Charles of Denmark in lieu of his pretensions to the Bishopric of Eutin8,422100
(total of the above 27,222l. 10s. 0d.)
At the Excise Office.
to the Prince of Denmark25,00000
to the Duke of Northumberland3,00000
to the Duke of Southampton3,00000
(total of the above 31,000l. 0s. 0d.)
At the Post Office.
to the Prince of Denmark25,00000
to several on pensions ut supra, p. clxxvii32,00000
(total of the above 57,000l. 0s. 0d.)
£786,6443
Out of the Ponds and Revenues following:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage243,5203
Hereditary and Temporary Excise311,08617
Letter money57,00000
Small Branches ut supra, pp. clxxix–clxxxi45,94334
Loans on credit of the Queen's tin129,093190
£786,6443
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Miscellaneous).
[Sundry payments not falling under any of the Above Heads.]
by paid out of the Duty of Four and Half per cent. in Specie from Barbados and the Leeward Islands:£s.d.
to Visc. Duplin, assignee of the Earl of Kinnoull, on a perpetuity2,25000
to the Governors of Plantations on their Allowances, ut supra, p. clxxxii5,62568
(total of the above 7,875l. 6s. 8d.)
by paid to Sir Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint; out of Coinage Duty5,5489
by paid to the Officers and Seamen of the Worcester in full of 2,931l. 10s. for loss and damages; out of Prize Money1,465150
by paid to Sir William Robinson and the Executors of Bartholomew Vanhomrigh, Commissary in Ireland during the late War, in reward, etc.; out of imprest money repaid per Sir William Robinson39403
by paid to the Trustees for circulating the Old Exchequer Bills: out of Contributions on the First Act for Annuities anno 17083,05264
by paid to Sir John Humble, Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets; out of the 9d. Excise for 16 years140,00000
by paid to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets; out of arrears of Malt anno 1697, 18l. 14s. 2d.; out of the General Fond for Deficiencies granted 1 Anne, 183,998l. 14s. 8d.; in all184,017810
by paid to the Bank of England on their perpetuity of 100,000l. per annum; out of the five sevenths of the 9d. Excise 104,999l. 13s.d. and out of five sevenths of the Tonnage Duties on Ships and Vessels 0l. 6s.d.; in both105,00000
by paid to the New East India Company on 133,040l. per annum; out of Salt and Stamp Duties121,6983
ditto towards the Deficiency of their Fond at Mich. 1701; out of the General Fond for Deficiencies granted 1 Anne21,71218
(total by paid to the New East India Company 143,411l. 1s.d.)
by paid to the General Society Trading to India on 26,960l. per annum, out of Salt and Stamp Duties25,7091611½
ditto towards the Deficiency of their Fond at Mich. 1701; out of the General Fond for Deficiencies granted 1 Anne1,774101
(total by paid to the General Society Trading to India 27,484l. 7s.d.)
paid on Annuities purchased at the Exchequer and for rewards to Officers and Incidents, etc.
on annuities purchased anno 1693; out of the 9d. Excise for 99 years 124,169l. 5s. 0d.: more on annuities with the advantage of survivorship; out of ditto 7,649l. 5s.d.: for rewards, etc.; out of ditto (viz. the Officers of the Exchequer in reward 1,200l., the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 629l. 6s.d.) 1,829l. 6s.d.133,64716
on annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two and three lives; out of the two sevenths of the 9d. Excise in the Bank Act 36,740l. 1s.d.; out of the two sevenths of the Tonnage Duties on Ships 0l. 2s.d.: (in both 36,740l. 4s. 4d.): for rewards to the Auditors of the Receipt; out of the two sevenths of the 9d. Excise 150l.36,89044
on annuities purchased anno 1704 and anno 1705 charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise, viz.:
on annuities for one life (whereof out of Rent of Hackney Coaches 66l. 4s. 11¼d. and out of Contribution Money 1l. 15s.d.) 18,353l. 19s. 2d.;
on ditto for two lives (whereof out of Rent of Hackney Coaches 14l.) 8,473l. 5s. 0d.;
on ditto for three lives 2,693l. 3s. 4d.; on ditto for 99 years (whereof out of Rent of Hackney Coaches 12l. 10s. 0d.) 122,165l. 8s. 10½d.: for rewards to the Officers of the Exchequer 1,430l. 0s. 0d.: on annuities called the Bankers Annuities redeemable by Parliament 38,611l. 6s.d.; in all191,72730
(Memorandum: The Rent of Hackney Coaches was to aid a Deficiency occasioned by lives dropping before the whole Purchase Money was paid.)
on 184,242l. 14s. 0d. In Annuities for 99 years purchased anno 1706; out of the General Fond for paying the same 185,355l. 9s. 0d.: for Rewards and Incidents out of ditto (to the officers of the Exchequer in reward 1,470l. and to the Usher of the Receipt for Necessaries 1,518l. 10s. 5d., to the Works for making an office 923l. 16s.d.) 3,912l. 6s.d.189,26715
on 72,187l. 10s. per annum in annuities for 99 years purchased anno 1707; out of the General Fond for paying the same82,145100
(total by paid on Annuities, etc. 633,678l. 9s.d.)
by paid to Baldwin Mallet to rectifying overpayments on his Account as late Receiver of Taxes for Somerset; out of the fifth 4s. aid and subsidies331189
by Excise Collectors to rectifying overpayments on their Account of the Duties on Malt anno 1705: out of those Duties18709
(Memorandum: These overpayments ought properly to have been deducted out of the Gross Produce of these Taxes; but the Receipts on them in this year were insufficient.)
[in all for Miscellaneous payments£1,252,44641¼]
General Abstract: Expenditure 1708 (Interest Paid).
by payments of Interest on Loans on the Public Registers and otherwise: paid at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708, viz.:
on the third 4s. Aid granted anno 1695; out of the General Fond for Deficiencies1143
on the fourth Aid granted anno 1696; the like70177
on the Additional Impositions granted anno 1693; the like7191
on [the Duties on] Coals granted anno 1695; transferred to the Leather Duties; out of those Duties 8l. 19s.d. and out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne 43,694l. 6s.d.43,70355
on the 20l. per cent. on Paper for taking in Wrought Plate; out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne3,35969
on the first 3s. Aid granted anno 1697; out of arrears 8l. 13s. 0d., out of Loans on the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies 1,343l. 7s. 11d., out of Loans on the 3,700l. per week Excise 496l. 15s.d., out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne 79,765l. 7s.d.81,61439
on the third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698; out of arrears 7l. 19s. 0d., out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 25,621l. 8s. 5d.25,62975
on the third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699; out of arrears 14l. 18s.d., out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 2,331l. 13s.d.2,346118
on [the Duties on] Coals and Culme granted anno 1698; out of arrears48000
on the second 2s. Aid granted anno 1700; out of arrears37100
on the two-thirds or fourth 3s. Aid granted anno 1701; out of arrears315181
on the Duties on Coals, Culme, etc., anno 17033,377101
on the sixth 4s. Aid granted anno 1703; out of arrears 848l. 8s. 0d., out of sundry Taxes and Duties in aid 232l. 16s. 0d.1,08140
on the eighth 4s. Aid granted anno 17051,33111
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc., granted anno 170510325
on the two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted anno 170525,08550
on the New Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea, etc., with the Duties on Low Wines continued anno 170534,100169
on the Produce of the Queen's Tin2,830148
on the ninth 4s. Aid for the year 17068,655145
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc., for the year 17062,082611
ditto for the year 170718,944511
more for loans on Malt 1705, transferred to Malt 170710,56386
on the tenth 4s. Aid for the year 170773,32207
on several Subsidies and Impositions continued anno 1707; out of Loans on the same Subsidies50,691147
on the eleventh 4s. Aid for the year 170819,75330
on the Duties on Malt, Mum, etc., for the year 17083000
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage and other Impositions Continued anno 1708; out of the 25l. per Ton on French Prize Wines268130
by Interest paid on the Old Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne45,0332
by Interest on Debentures charged on Irish Forfeitures by the hands of Thomas Jett, Paymaster [thereof]; out of Contributions on the Second Act for Annuities anno 1708 30,000l., out of East India Company's Payments 30,334l. 19s.d.60,33419
by Interest to the Contributors for Annuities Sold anno 1708 for prompt payment, viz.: on the First Act for Sale of Annuities 988l. 12s.d. and on the Second Act 1,869l. 17s. 11¾d.2,85810
by [Interest to] the Bank of England on their Allowance of 4l. 10s. per cent. per an. for circulating the Exchequer Bills issued anno 1707; out of the like Exchequer Bills66,67500
In all for Interest paid between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708£584,7627
by the Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1708 prout the particulars, infra, p. ccxxvii, including 352,731l. 9s. 4d. in Tallies in the hands of particular Paymasters then undisposed of as by the Account, supra, p. cciii£1,071,579111¼
Statement of Remains in Cash in the Exchequer and in tallies in the hands of Departmental Treasurers and Paymasters at Michaelmas 1708.
£ s. d.
Customs continued from 1 Aug. 170627,0771611
Duties on Low Wines, &c, for Loans anno 17054,9441710
Additional Tonnage, part of the Queen's Civil List1,0923
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee, etc., for the Transport Debt22121
Continued Impositions for Loans39,8474
Plantation Duties50516
Additional Impositions for Loans4,79412
Arrears of the Duties on Coals anno 1698 for Loans2192
Coals, Culme and Cinders 1703 for Loans1,62140
Two-thirds Tonnage and Poundage 1705 for Loans1,43519
Duties on Whale Fins 1 Anne3461
5s. per piece Duty White Woollen Cloth379126
25l. per ton French Prize Wines for Loans4,31546
3,700l. per week Excise for Annuities79,29013
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List6,505101
One-third Double 9d. Excise Arrears264
Two-thirds ditto813
Arrears of the Double Excise2399
9d. Excise for the Lottery Tickets110,903164
9d. Excise for the Bank and Annuities22,506911
9d. Excise for Annuities and Survivorships61,620134
Duties on Malt, &c, pro anno 1704251811½
ditto pro anno 17053106
ditto pro anno 17063881510½
ditto pro anno 170720,4011
ditto pro anno 1708500
12d. per Bushel on Salt20,3223
28d. [per Bushel on] Salt and Additional Stamp Duties for East India Company12,591194
Stamp Duties continued 1 Anne6,3150
Letter Money20634
First Fruits1,95049
Tenths of the Clergy4,6241710½
Seizures11600
Fines and Forfeitures10000
Brewers' Forfeitures973
Rents of the Savoy Hospital1,946146
Sale of Tin1,535311
Four and a half per cent. [Duty]1300
Coinage Duty9707
Rent of Hackney Coaches395
Capitation Subsidies for Exchequer Bills12811
Arrears of the Duties on Marriages and Births24115
Duties on Houses for Windows21,2501410¾
Second 3s. Aid10556
Second 2s. Aid19
Two-thirds Fourth 3s. Aid55314
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies12130
Subsidies 17033,5853
Seventh 4s. Aid3567
Eighth 4s. Aid452174
Ninth 4s. Aid68934
Tenth 4s. Aid28,85758
Eleventh 4s. Aid3,27514
Loans on the Subsidies anno 1707 for Interest7,04443
Contributions on the Second Act for Annuities anno 170813,19600
Payments per East India Company pro anno 17083,29879
Loans on the Half Subsidies and other duties pro anno 17081,0416
On the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706, as per account, supra, p. cciv61,40015
ditto purchased anno 1707, as per account, supra, p. ccv35,1714
On the Fond for paying 40,000l. per annum in Annuities purchased anno 1708 (supra, p. ccv)100,00000
Total Remains in Cash718,84712
In Tallies undisposed of in the hands of particular Paymasters, ut supra, p. cciii352,73194
Total Remains in Cash and Tallies£1,071,579111¼
General Abstract: Expenditure: Summary.
£ s. d.
Navy (pp. ccxiii–ccxv)1,883,54011
Ordnance (pp. ccxxi)195,23517
Army: Forces Abroad (pp. ccxvi–ccxix)2,539,34413
ditto: Guards and Garrisons (pp. ccxix–ccxxi)434,57527
Transport Services (p. ccxxi)49,30302
Arrears to the Late King's family, etc. (p. ccxxi)1,33265
Civil List, including 115,222l. 10s. for the public services, (pp. ccxxii, ccxxiii)786,6443
Miscellaneous (p. ccxxiv)1,252,4464
Interest on loans (p. ccxxv)584,7627
Remains in Cash and Tallies (p. ccxxvii) 1,071,579 1 11¼
£8,798,761 9
Account of Unappropriated Moneys 1707–8.
Account of Unappropriated Moneys Michaelmas 1707 to Michaelmas 1708.
Extract of so much of the aforegoing Accounts as relates to the Money arisen between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708 upon certain Fonds and Revenues unappropriated by Parliament.
Debtor or Charge.
to Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1707 out of unappropriated Revenues, viz.: £ s. d.
25l. per cent, upon French Goods1,30518
5s. per Ton French Ships17150
Arrears of Double Excise47
Arrears of 21d. per barrel Excise1118
Brewers' Forfeitures1511
Rent of Hackney Coaches2835
Arrears of sundry Taxes granted by Parliament in the last war116186
1,891 4
Fourth 4s. Aid1160
Second 3s. Aid8316
One-third Double 9d. Excise2117
Two-thirds ditto4216
149 11 7
to Cash for the produce of unappropriated revenues at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708, viz.:
Debtor or Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
25l. per cent. French Goods471911½
Plantation Duties695139
5s. per Piece on White Woollen Cloths Exported1,05976
Arrears of the Double Excise2399
One-third Double 9d. Excise4610
Two-thirds ditto813
Brewers' Forfeitures973
Imprest Money repaid per Sir Wm. Robinson as Commissary for Stores in the late War in Ireland39403
Rent of Hackney Coaches1,6417
Her Majesty's Share of Prizes1,465150
Arrears of sundry Taxes in the last War, viz.:
First Poll310
First Quarterly Poll090
Second Quarterly Poll0120
Second 3s. Aid2240
Third 4s. Aid7720
(total arrears 103l. 8s.)5,54150
£7,5821
Creditor or Discharge.
by paid to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces, towards pay to the Officers in Garrison at Gibraltar to Christmas 1706679150
by paid to John How for the Outpensioners of Chelsea Hospital; out of Rent of Hackney Coaches782197
by paid the Officers and Seamen of the Worcester to complete 2,931l. 10s. for their loss and damages; out of Prize Money1,465150
by paid to Sir William Robinson and the Executrix of Anthony Vanhomrigh, Commissaries for Stores in the late War in Ireland, in reward, etc.39403
by paid on Annuities for One, Two and Three Lives charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise, to aid that part of the Contribution Money which was to pay these Annuities to Christmas 1705; but fell short by reason of Lives dropping before the whole purchase money was paid; out of Rent of Hackney Coaches921411¼
by Principal repaid in Aid of the Sixth 4s. Aid granted for the year 17032,7489
Interest on Loans on the same Aid232160
£6,396 10
By Cash remaining in the Exchequer undisposed at Michaelmas 1708, viz.:
Plantation Duties50516
5s. per piece on White Woollen Cloth exported379126
Arrears of the Double Excise2399
One-third Double 9d. Excise264
Two-thirds ditto813
Brewers' Forfeitures973
Rent of Hackney Coaches395
Second 3s. Aid10556
1,185 10
Total payments and remains£7,5821
Civil List Account 1707–8.
Extract of so much of the aforegoing accounts as relates to the Neat Money arisen for the Civil Last between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708.
Debtor or Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
to Cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1707: of the
Additional Tonnage and Poundage21,88818
Hereditary and Temporary Excise25,40115
Letter money325122
Sheriffs' Proffers20871
Seizures [of Uncustomed Goods]769155
Fines and Forfeitures10000
Loans on Tin55000
49,244 9 1
to cash for the neat produce of those [Civil List] Revenues from Michaelmas 1707 to Michaelmas 1708: on the part of England:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage220,061112
Hereditary and Temporary Excise (over and above the 3,700l. per week)276,3821010
Revenue of the Post Office56,880112
First Fruits and Tenths of the Clergy (so far as those Revenues are charged at the Exchequer with pensions payable by the Crown)14,00000
Fines on Alienations1,40000
Revenue of Wine Licences2,80000
[Sheriffs'] Proffers1,34881
Compositions [in the Exchequer]600
Seizures [of uncustomed, etc., goods]17,9831810
Land Revenue [of the Crown]5,75728
Wood Sales71000
More being the value of timber delivered the Navy [out of the royal forests] anno 17085,978811
Rents [reserved] on grants3868
Fines and Forfeitures1,00000
Profits of the Hanaper;3747
total England 604,384211
and on the part of Scotland:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage3,0511611½
Hereditary, etc., Excise15,8081
total Scotland 18,859181
(total England and Scotland 623,244l. 1s. 0d.) 672,488101
to loans made on Credit of her Majesty's Tin 128,543190
£801,032 9 1
Creditor or Discharge.
by payment for account of the Civil List between Michaelmas 1707 and Michaelmas 1708:
payments at the Exchequer.
to the Cofferer of the Household54,00619
to the Treasurer of the Chamber21,46411
to the Master of the Great Wardrobe19,60514
to the Robes7,00000
to the Paymaster of the Works50,5857
to the Paymaster of the Works at Windsor9,48015
to Foreign Ministers on their ordinary entertainments51,556100
to ditto on their extraordinaries43,830163
to Fees and Salaries [payable at the Exchequer]71,6720
to Pensions and Annuities24,19717
to Spencer Compton, for Charities established by the Queen19,643210
to ditto for the French Protestants15,00000
to the Band of Pensioners6,00000
to [Royal] Bounties11,282120
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State, for secret service3,00000
to Henry Boyle, the like, for ditto1,50000
to Robert Harley, late Secretary of State, for ditto1,426141
to William Lowndes for ditto14,81990
to jewels, and presents in lieu, to foreign Ministers2,921100
to Samuel Smethin, her Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate6,3641010¼
to the Privy Purse per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough27,00000
to Contingencies: to wit:
Law Charges 2,400l.; Surplus to sheriffs and others on their accounts 1,266l. 16s. 11½d.; Rewards for sundry services 5,452l. 2s.d.; Printers on their Bills 5,224l. 10s. 7d.; Riding charges to Messengers 1,094l. 5s. 0d.; Liberates of the Exchequer 4,975l. 3s.d.; Sundry Incidents and Disbursements 3,119l. 6s. 2d.; Rent of Mote Park 300l.; Rewards to Receivers of Taxes 750l. 11s.d.; for purchase of Cotton house and grounds 4,625l. 0s. 0d.; City Impost 98l. 14s.; in all29,306910
towards building Blenheim house at Woodstock37,60000
to services relating to Scotland, to wit:
Sir David Nairne for sundry incidents and disbursements 1,885l. 15s.d.; John Campbell, Goldsmith, for Collars of the Order of the Thistle 1,731l. 2s.d.; the Barons of the Exchequer on their Allowances 775l. 0s. 0d.; the Lord Chancellor, President Privy Seal, Secretaries of State, Commissioners of the Treasury, Admiral and Secretary Depute on their Several Allowances before the Union—one year to the 1 May 1708 16,800l. 0s. 0d.; in all21,191181
to Henry Scobell, on account of the Tin Affair120,00000
Arrears to the late King's Servants and Family:
to the Earl of Bradford for Arrears as Cofferer4517
to the Lord Fitzharding for the like as Treasurer of the Chamber2500
to the Earl of Pembroke on his allowance as President of the Council893168
(total payable at the Exchequer 671,421l. 13s.d.)
payments at the Excise Office.
to the Prince of Denmark25,00000
to the Duke of Northumberland3,00000
to the Duke of Southampton3,00000
(total payable at the Excise Office 31,000l. 0s. 0d.)
payments at the Post Office.
to the Prince of Denmark25,00000
several on pensions as per the particulars, p. clxxvii32,00000
(total payable at the Post Office 57,000l. 0s. 0d.)
£759,421 13
Creditor or Discharge.
paid at the Exchequer out of these Revenues to Public Services within the same time: £ s. d.
to Sir David Nairne for the pay of the Forces in Scotland anno 1707: out of Additional Tonnage 12,800l. 0s. 0d. and out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise 6,000l. 0s. 0d.; in both18,80000
to Prince Charles of Denmark in lieu of his pretensions to the Bishopric of Eutin; out of Additional Tonnage 2,107l. 10s. 0d. and out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise 6,315l. 0s. 0d.; in both8,422100
to the Treasurer of the Navy for the Lord Lovelace for the charge of his passage to New York; out of Additional Tonnage39000
to ditto for Wear and Tear anno 1708; out of wood sales5,978811
£33,590 18 11
by cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1708:
Additional Tonnage and Poundage1,0923
Hereditary and Temporary Excise6,505101
Letter money20634
Seizures11600
Fines and forfeitures10000
total 801,032l. 9s. 1d.£8,01917