Declared Accounts 1707
Customs, Tobacco

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'Declared Accounts 1707: Customs, Tobacco', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCCLIX-CCCLXIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90544 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Customs, Tobacco

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 979.
Rowland Holt, Comptroller General of Customs: General Accompt of the New Impositions on Tobacco.
25 December 1706 to 25 December 1707.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of several Receivers and Collectors in the Port of London and Outports of England upon the end of the last Accompt:
London port :
Sir John Shaw, Receiver on Plantnation goods in London port, for bonds taken to secure the said duty remaining in his custody at Christmas 1706 35,883 15 6
Thomas Granger, late Comptroller of the said duty there, for money in his hands at the same time 513 8
Henry Ferne, Receiver General of the said duty, for bonds remaining in his hands at the same time 198,499 15
The Queen's Remembrancer's Office for bonds delivered there to be prosecuted 35,846 13
total London port 270,743 12
Outports:
Sundry collectors named in the last Account for money and bonds in arrear at Christmas 1706 208,109 8
478,853 0
sums due within the time of this accompt:
London, port:
Sir John Shaw (cash 9,017l. 16s.d., bonds 177,753l. 13s. 6d.) 186,771 9
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Outports (Collectors named):
Barnstaple (bonds) 267 15 3
Berwick 181 17 3
Bristol (money 8,978l. 1s.d., bonds 50,827l. 12s. 9d.) 59,805 14
'Bydiford' (money 401l. 10s. 5d., bonds 4,629l. 8s. 6d.) 5,030 18 11
ditto (bonds) 112 10 0
Cowes (bonds) 882 0 0
Exeter ('Exon', money 95l. 5s.d., bonds 1,020l. 14s.) 1,115 19
Falmouth (bonds) 1,669 17 0
Fowey (bonds) 941 11 9
Lancaster (money 87l. 19s.d., bonds 2,920l. 16s. 9d.) 3,008 16
Liverpool (money 882l. 19s.d., bonds 49,472l. 2s. 9d.) 50,355 2
Lyme (money 5l. 4s.d., bonds 712l. 13s. 0d.) 717 17
Milford (money 72l. 14s. 10½d., bonds 1,143l. 17s. 6d.) 1,216 12
Newcastle (bonds) 1,472 15 6
Padstow (bonds) 216 15 0
Plymouth (money 697l. 3s.d., bonds 5,032l. 15s. 9d.) 5,729 19
Poole (money 101l. 11s.d. bonds 765l. 6s. 3d.) 866 17
Portsmouth (money 46l. 12s. 3d., bonds 324l. 10s. 9d.) 371 3 0
Whitehaven (money 16l. 12s. 5d., bonds 29,505l. 19s. 9d.) 29,522 12 2
Rochester (money) 3 2
Weymouth (money) 531 13
164,021 10
total payable as above 350,792l. 19s. 10¾d.
interest received on bonds not satisfied in due time 195 18 10¼
money overpaid by several Collectors, detailed, on their accompts for 1707 25,150 7 11¾
total charge and receipts £854,992 7 5
Discharge.
Money remitted to the Receiver General and Cashier of Customs 154,474 19
money overpaid by several Collectors (detailed on the preceding Accompt, including 20,037l. 18s.d. at Bristol and 1,304l. 8s.d. at Whitehaven) 22,934 12
money remitted upon debentures for tobacco exported: £ s. d.
Barnstaple 1,759 19 9
Bristol 7,980 17
'Bydiford' 3,251 13 11½
ditto 171 8 9
Chester 146 0 0
Cowes 855 15 9
'Deale' 753 19 2
Dover 84 0
Exeter ('Exon') 92 17 0
Fowey 2,543 13 6
Lancaster 3,278 2 0
Liverpool 36,215 11
Lyme 26 6
Milford 217 7 3
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Newcastle 169 0 6
'Penrynn' 308 16 3
Poole 891 13
Weymouth 366 9
Whitehaven 29,851 16 6
Falmouth 971 14 6
Lyme 38 8 9
Milford 105 3 3
Plymouth 6,179 1 11¼
96,259 18
money repaid on certificates of damages and overentries (detailed) 15,432 16 11
total payments and allowances £289,102 7
and so remains 565,890 0
against which depending:
on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds remaining in their hands at Christmas 1707:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., for bonds in his custody 13,552 10 0
Henry Ferne for arrears of this duty 62,055l. 17s.d. and for 'the present duty' 231,065l. 18s. 8d. 293,121 16
the Queen's Remembrancer's Office for bonds delivered there to be prosecuted 38,379 1
total for London port 345,053l. 7s.d.
Outports:
Barnstaple (money 12l. 0s. 11d., bonds 576l. 12s.) 588 12 11
'Beaumarris' (money) 11 13
Berwick (money) 180 2 3
Bristol (money 5,251l. 9s. 1d., bonds 66,925l. 18s. 6d.) 72,177 7 7
Bideford (money 23l. 11s. 0d., bonds 5,995l. 7s. 9d.) 6,018 18 9
Chester (money 21l. 19s.d., bonds 1,357l. 9s. 10¼d.) '1,379 9 3
Cowes (money 376l. 9s. 10½d., bonds 20l. 0s. 6d.) 396 10
Dartmouth (money) 506 15
Dover (money) 47 6 11¾
Exeter (bonds) 848 15 3
Falmouth (bonds) 441 7 2
Lancaster (money 1,109l. 17s.d., bonds 700l. 1s. 3d.) 1,809 18
Liverpool (bonds) 47,953 6 0
Lyme (money) 537 18 10
Milford (money 90l. 4s.d., bonds 1,220l. 9s.d.) 1,310 13
Newcastle (bonds) 1,394 4 0
Padstow (money 85l. 7s. 1d., bonds 107l. 18s. 6d.) 193 5 7
Penryn (bonds) 456 5 6
Penzance (money) 60 0
Plymouth (money 2,403l. 12s.d., bonds 4,805l. 15s. 0d.) 7,209 7
Portsmouth (money 291l. 10s. 10¾d., bonds 32l. 11s. 3d.) 324 2
Rochester (money) 3 2
Southampton (money) 778 3 10¼
Truro (money) 2 11
Whitehaven (bonds) 19,609 4 9
London (Richard Weeks, late Collector, bonds) 26,484 19 10
ditto (Richard Hutchinson, late Solicitor, bonds) 197 18 2
ditto (Thomas Granger, late Collector, money) 513 8
Barnstaple (late Collector, money) 83 17
Berwick (ditto, ditto) 0 1 9
ditto (ditto, ditto) 60 0 0
Bridgwater (ditto, ditto) 701 3 5
'Bydiford' (ditto, ditto) 763 3
Chester (ditto, ditto) 345 4 6
Chichester (ditto, ditto) 376 1 10¼
Chester (ditto, ditto) 0 8
ditto (ditto, ditto) 417 11 6
Deal (ditto, ditto) 1,036 19
Dover (ditto, ditto) 410 3
Falmouth (ditto, ditto) 212 10
ditto (ditto, ditto) 467 5 5
ditto (ditto, ditto) 77 8
Feversham (ditto, ditto) 2 5 2
ditto (ditto, ditto) 150 0 0
Fowey (ditto, ditto) 396 13 10¾
Lancaster (ditto, ditto) 3 17 11¼
Liverpool (ditto, ditto) 9,031 9
ditto (ditto, ditto) 1,711 6 10¼
Looe (ditto, ditto) 4 6 0
Lyme (ditto, ditto) 110 2
Milford (ditto, ditto) 7,245 18 1
Minehead (ditto, ditto) 347 17
Newcastle (ditto, ditto) 828 18
Newhaven (ditto, ditto) 151 16
Padstow (ditto, ditto) 365 12
Penzance (ditto, ditto) 3 0
Plymouth (ditto, ditto) 254 17 5
Poole (ditto, ditto) 198 18 10½
ditto (ditto, ditto) 1,015 3
Portsmouth (ditto, ditto) 21 10
Poulton (ditto, ditto) 86 0 10½
Rochester (ditto, ditto) 217 10 10¼
ditto (ditto, ditto) 7 17 8
ditto (ditto, ditto) 11 10
Sandwich (ditto, ditto) 490 15 11
Stockton (ditto, ditto) 174 17
ditto (ditto, ditto) 244 11 5
'Swanzey' (ditto ditto) 376 2
Weymouth (ditto, ditto) 787 15 9
Whitehaven (ditto, ditto) 116 11
ditto (ditto, ditto) 64 17
ditto (ditto, ditto) 26 17 7
£565,890 0
total arrears in money 41,708l. 8s.d., and in bonds 524,181l. 11s. 9d.
and so the General Account is Quit.
Declared 30 June 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: CUSTOMS: TOBACCO: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1234.
Henry Ferne, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
25 December 1706 to 25 December 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of this Accomptant in money nil (surplusage 150l. 0s. 11½d.) but in bonds for the duties ending 29 Sept. 1701 36,224l. 13s.d., for duties ending 31 July 1706 59,982l. 5s. 10d. and for duties from 1 Aug. 1706 102,292l. 16s. 0d. 198,499 15
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt of several Receivers and Collectors for the Impositions on Tobacco:
for the duties ending Michaelmas 1701:
several merchants in the port of London for interest on bonds 77 16
John Sansom, Collector at Bristol 3,002 12 9
John Clough, Collector at Whitehaven 114 19 0
3,195 8
for the duty ending 31 July 1706:
London port; several merchants for interest on bonds 93 9
Barnstaple 200 0 0
Bideford 1,987 14 10
Chester 60 2
do. 340 0 0
Falmouth 71 5 5
Lancaster 341 1
Plymouth 65 16 4
Penryn 335 2 0
Padstow 0 8 7
Penzance 20 0 0
Whitehaven 100 0 0
do. 1,407 11 0
Weymouth 316 12 10
5,339 3
for the duty since 1 Aug. 1706:
Sir John Shaw, Receiver in the port of London (money 9,174l. 16s.d.) bonds 200,084l. 19s. 0d., 209,259 15
Bristol 16,891 13 11
Barnstaple 103 10 10½
Bideford 1,814 5 10½
Chester 5 0 0
Dartmouth 20 8 10
Exeter 85 1 1
Fowey 152 3
Liverpool 5,467 11
Lyme 1,481 16
do. 485 18 10½
Lancaster 559 10
Milford 222 6 11¾
Plymouth 1,577 12
Penryn 107 12
Padstow 535 6 2
Poole 209 16 11½
Portsmouth 44 0 0
Weymouth 1,041 12 8
Whitehaven 497 6 0
240,562 9
total receipts 249,097l. 0s. 10¾d.
total charge and receipts £447,596 15 11¼
Discharge.
Surplusage of money on the last Accompt 150 0 11½
repayments for tobacco exported 51,826 6
repayments for decayed and defective tobacco 9,005 0
£ s. d.
salaries:
Sir John Shaw and Mr. Charles Shaw for clerks employed in the Plantation Receipt 300 0 0
Thomas Andrews, Horatio Mitchell, Samuel Gellibrand and William Heyes, four examiners of the Outport Books (from 7 May to Mich. 1707) 11 10
Arthur Maynwaring as Auditor's fee 25 0 0
this Accomptant for extraordinary clerks 100 0 0
436 10
money paid into the Exchequer, as by tallies, detailed by dates:
out of the new impositions ending 29 Sept. 1701 3,448 14 10½
out of the said duties ending 31 July 1706 11,456 18
out of the said duties since 1 Aug. 1706 78,301 9 1
93,207 2 5
total payments and allowances £154,625 0 10¾
and so remains 292,971 15
against which:
remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon sundry bonds 293,121 16
and so the said Accomptant is in Surplusage 150 1 2
Declared 19 April 1709.