Declared Accounts 1707
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'Declared Accounts 1707: Excise', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCCLXXIV-CCCXCII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90547 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1430.
Account of the Commissioners, etc., of the Excise.
24 June 5 Anne (1706) to 24 June 6 Anne (1707).
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears:
remaining in the hands of these Accomptants, their Agents or Collectors 112,400 14
due from brewers, victuallers, retailers and others in the several Country Collections 30,974 10 11
due from brewers, victuallers, distillers and others in London 45,621 10 5
due from several Collectors and others in the Country 25,591 12
due from several present Collectors in the Country 897 18 1
due from Edward Hyrne, late Collector in the Port of London (101l. 9s.d. sic for 6¾d.) and from John Franks and John Courtney on their bond for imported brandy (170l. 2s. 0d.) 271 11
due from several Collectors of imported liquors in the Outports 1,529 9
due on bonds for imported liquor in the port of Plymouth 37 13 4
due from Collectors of the Duties on Coffee, Cyder and Mead in London 1,507 6 6
due from the Treasurer of the Navy for several bonds drawn on him 87 6 1
due from the Victuallers of the Navy 321 11 3
resting to be accompted for by noblemen and others, being Excise money by them taken up in the time of the late Revolution [of 1688] 18,702 12
money imprested into the hands of the Commissioners of Excise or their cashier 500 0 0
total arrears £238,443 16
Receipts: £ s. d.
the produce of the whole revenues of Excise as they are expressed in the several Collections in the Country and particularly named in the Leidger Book of this Accompt 729,285 17
ditto within the Cities of London and Westminster and Bills of Mortality as they are particularly named in the Leidger Book of this Accompt 323,805 18
ditto for the imported liquors in the several outports [not detailed] 11,443 2
the Queen's part of fines in London in the year ended 24 June 1706 84 11 4
1,064,619 9
(that is to say Hereditary and Temporary Excise, 525,733l. 4s. 6d.; the [Fund] 9d. for 99 years 167,274l. 4s.d.; the Lottery 9d., 177,138l. 13s.d.; the Bank 9d., 167,274l. 4s.d.; the duty on Low Wines 26,710l. 11s. 11d.; Fines 488l. 11s. 10d.)
surcharges from London brewery leidgers, etc. 4 18
rent of the Old Excise Office in Broad Street from Mrs. Ann Harvey and Robert Horlock 185 0 0
received back from George Martin, an Assistant Officer in the London brewery, for an overpayment 1 11 2
duty on sweets and surcharge thereon 20 15 10¼
sum paid in by Benjamin Wall to be repaid by the Collector at Reading but later repaid to him and therefore included twice in the discharge 786 0 0
998 5
overbalances paid into the Excise Office, London, by brewers and sundry Collectors for which they are to have credit in the next year's Accompt:
Thomas Beacon and Tanner Arnold, both London brewers 0 17
balances due to Country Collectors:
John Wheelwright, late Collector, Suffolk 10 15
Thomas Cornelius, ditto, Cornwall 7 7
Philip Bamford, Collector, Chester 263 16 5
George Strong, ditto, Derby 3 11
Harthory Brudenell, ditto, Dorset 5 11 2
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
John Powell, ditto, Exeter 1 17
Richard George, ditto, Lincoln 126 14
William Walbank, ditto, Norfolk 3 1
Michael Bird, ditto, Salop 0 7
Thomas Driver, ditto, Taunton 346 6
Charles Frith, ditto, Westmorland 11 16 10
William Taylor, ditto, Surrey 13 12
balances due to Collectors in Outports:
Christopher Merrett, Collector, Boston 0 6
Rowland Davis, ditto, Cardiff 0 0 9
Walter Aldey, ditto, Chepstow 0 18 6
Benjamin Everard, ditto, Cowes 6 0
Edward Pilsworth, junior, Clerk under the late General Surveyor of London Cyder, Coffee and Mead 8 2 8
811 3
total charge and receipts £1,304,872 15
Discharge.
Overbalances due to several Collectors and others from the preceding Accompt (detailed) 702 14
salaries, riding charges and incidents:
Collectors' salaries in the Country 69,144 18 11½
riding charges to Collectors and others 5,045 0 0
incident charges disbursed by ditto 1,271 9
taxes assessed on Officers 5,244 11 11
charges in returning money to London 422 7
to Foot Onslow, a Commissioner, for taking a view of the Officers 116 17
to Sir Marmaduke Wyvell, bt., ditto, for the like 72 0 0
to Christopher Montagu, ditto, for the like 82 5
81,399 10
allowances for exports and by Justices' Warrants and to the fishermen of Great Yarmouth 783 5
exports and overcharges allowed by the Excise Commissioners in London, detailed 697 4
bills of exchange drawn on the Victuallers of the Navy and Arrears of the Queen's Brewhouse in London by Warrant from the Treasury, detailed 33,030 14
allowances of poundage and salaries in the Port of London and the Outports and for incidents, etc. 769 13 5
(total for salaries, allowances for exports, etc. 116,680l. 8s. 5d.)
ready money received and had for the Excise within the time of this Accompt [not detailed] 978,163 14
total payments and allowances £1,095,546 16
and so remains 209,325 18 4
whereof:
nett money of the revenues of Excise collected and received by the Collectors in one year to 24 June 1707 to be accounted for by the Excise Commissioners, these Accomptants, in their next subsequent Cash Accompt 112,170 14
money remaining in arrear on brewers, victuallers, retailers and others at the 24 June 1707 (being the time of the closing of this Accompt) in the several Counties of England and Wales [not detailed] 32,193 4
and in London: £ s. d.
for beer and ale 4,460 6 11¾
for strong waters 1,132 8
for low wines 2,458 8
for coffee 2,832 5 10
for cyder 1,295 2
for mead 474 11 2
and for sweets 277 12
12,930 15
remaining in arrear and unpaid by several Collectors for balances of their Accompts and bills of exchange unpaid at the time of the determination of this present General Accompt, viz.:
George Murray, late Collector of Bedford 13 3 0
Richard Tooth, late Collector of Bristol, for a bill on the Earl of Danby 25 0 0
John Philipps, late Collector of Cambridge 12 0 0
William Liggon for four bills of exchange unpaid 537 0 0
Henry Banson late Collector of Durham and Newcastle 2,376 4 11¾
Sir Edward Bathurst, late Collector of Gloucester 36 16 7
Ralph Dean, late Collector of Gloucester 24 13
Ambrose Thelwall, late Collector of Hertford 453 7
Francis Hill, late Collector of Lancaster 288 16
Thomas Benson, late Collector of Lancaster 1,607 6 10
John Stevenson, late Collector of Northumberland 100 0 0
Thomas Cowden, late Collector of Norfolk 131 17 10½
William Hornby, late Collector of Hertford, Lincoln, North Middlesex and Surrey 1,249 2 11¾
John Kiffen, late Collector of York South West 801 3
Rivers Dickenson, being received by him of Andrew Clayton, late Collector of Middlesex and Surrey 750 12 0
Simon Donjoy, late Collector of Surrey 1,377 5
George Newton, late Collector of Wales East 0 4 0
John Trotman, late an Officer in Wales Middle 9 12
Thomas Jervis, late an Officer in the said Collection 8 7
William Benson, late Collector of Westmorland 3,451 11 7
Ephrahim Sandford, late Collector of Westmorland 93 17 0
Richard Andrewson, late Collector of Wales North 5 1 10¼
Ferdinando Huddleston, late Collector of York North 3,258 17 11
John Jennings, late Collector of Worcester 32 16
Thomas Bird, late Collector of Oxford and Bucks 0 0
Richard Braynton, being by him received of Thomas Clark, late Collector of Hereford 20 0 0
the Commissioners of Transportation 540 0 0
John Crundall, removed from [the account of] Clark aforesaid 59 10 7
Peter Parr and Arthur Jeffreys removed from [the account of] John Lyford [late Collector of Hants] 80 0 0
Michael Burton, late Collector of Cumberland 159 2 10
Joseph Field, removed from [the account of] John Rampley, late Collector of Suffolk 130 0 0
Sara Dodd, remainder of two bills [of exchange] 75 0 2
John Gwin, from Clarke aforesaid 160 0 0
John Grocer, from Rampley aforesaid 200 0 0
Thomas Combe, late Collector of Canterbury 4 4
Jacob Sheldrake, clerk to Charles Duncombe, late Cashier 140 9 0
more on him relating to Worcester Collection by him received and not brought to accompt 51 14 9
Henry Willett, late Collector of Suffolk 67 0 0
Joseph Reynoldson, for divers bills of exchange not accompted for 6,130 19
William Sharrett, late Collector of the Isle of Wight 53 16
John Hill, late Collector of Lancaster 562 16
Francis Johnson, late Collector of Taunton 9 15
Thomas Woodward, for two bills drawn by him in Derby Collection 400 0 0
Ralph Leicester, late Collector of Westmorland 104 8 7
Edward Burghall, late Collector of Cumberland 7 0
25,600 17 4
remaining in arrear and unpaid by several Collectors for moneys in their hands for the balances of their Accompts for Excise of this present year ended Midsummer 1707, as particularly named in the Leidger Books of this General Accompt for the Duty of Excise ending 24 June 1707 4,229 6
more remaining in arrear from Edward Hyrne, late Collector of imported liquors in the Port of London, and from John Francks and John Courtney upon bond for the duty of brandy imported there 271 11
4,500 17
remaining in arrear and unpaid for balances due from several Collectors of the Outports on their Accompts of the Excise on imported liquors of this year 1,111 0
more in arrear from the Accompt of Richard Butler, late Collector at Plymouth port for the Duty of brandy on bond (three items) 37 13 4
1,148 14
remaining in arrear and unpaid for Balances due from sundry Collectors and others in London:
London Distillery (three names) 507 13 9
ditto Coffee (six names) 329 18
ditto Cyder (four names) 178 3
ditto Mead (four names) 447 8
ditto Sweets (one name) 6 12 0
1,469 16 6
remaining due upon sundry bills of exchange drawn upon the Treasurer of the Navy, remaining unpaid on the Accompt of Collectors (detailed) 87 6 1
total arrears remaining unpaid for balances due from Collectors 32,807l. 11s. 8d.
remaining upon several noblemen and others for Excise money by them taken up in the time of the late Revolution [of 1688] for which it does not yet appear that they have accompted:
[In the accompt of] William Harbord [as Paymaster of the Expedition to Ireland]:
Robert Bathurst, Collector of Berks. 83 4 3
Stephen Coven, Collector of Devon 1,038 17
Henry Marten, Collector of Berks 8 3 9
Peter Egerton, late Collector of Cheshire 1,000 0 0
Anthony Fothergill, late Collector of York North 1,000 0 0
Ferdinando Huddleston, late Collector of Westmorland and Cumberland 580 0 0
Francis Frewen, late Collector of Northumberland 450 0 0
4,160 5
[ditto] the Earl of Ranelagh [as former Paymaster of the Forces]:
Thomas Osborn, late Collector of Bristol 1,302 0 0
Humphrey Grainger, late Collector of Dorset 400 0 0
Richard Tooth, late Collector of Gloucester 454 0 0
John Cowley, late Collector of Lancaster 250 0 0
Francis Cleaver, late Collector of Durham 820 0 0
George Newton, late Collector of Wales Middle 650 0 0
Augustine Heirdson, late Collector of Poulton port 40 0 0
3,916 0 0
John Trenchard [for Excise money had] of Thomas Osborne, late Collector of Bristol 44 0 0
Thomas Beaumont [ditto] of Bennet Martin, late Collector of Warwick 6 0 0
Anthony Row [ditto] of Stephen Coven, late Collector of Devon 1,427 11
ditto [ditto] of Richard Butler, late Collector of Plymouth port (expressed in the Leidger for 1689 but not brought into the General Accompt for that year 20 19 6
1,448 11
Sir John Guise [ditto] of Richard Tooth, late Collector of Gloucester 1,006 0 0
Henry, Lord Herbert, [ditto] of Essex Sherborne, late Collector of Hereford 410 0 0
and of William Benson, late Collector of Wales Middle 157 12 0
567 12 0
Sir John Morgan [ditto] of Essex Sherborne, late Collector of Hereford 906 3
Robert, Lord Willoughby, [ditto] of Thomas Reading, late Collector of Lincoln 152 0 0
Norris Bertie [ditto] of Thomas Reading, late Collector of Lincoln 537 8 0
Henry, Lord Herbert, and Sir John Morgan [ditto] of Patrick Gilmore, late Collector of Salop 290 13 11
the Rt. Hon. the Lord Langdale [ditto] of Thomas Fox, late Collector of York East Riding 500 0 0
Sir Henry Goodricke [ditto] of Thomas Fox, late Collector of York East 1,020 0 0
ditto [ditto] of John Pilley, late Collector of York North 540 0 0
ditto [ditto] of John Fletcher, late Collector of York North 1,254 0 0
ditto [ditto] of John Kiffen, late Collector of York South 796 0 0
3,610 0 0
Sir Joseph Tredenham [ditto] of Thomas Swanton, late Collector of Falmouth port 80 1 11¾
ditto [ditto] of Daniel Gwynn, late Collector of Falmouth Port 69 18
ditto [ditto] of John Kent, late Collector of Penryn port 32 18
182 18
Sir Peter Killegrew [ditto] of the same 35 0 0
Capt. John Shales [ditto] of Thomas Osborne, late Collector of Bristol 500 0 0
ditto [ditto] of Humphrey Grainger, late Collector of Dorset 500 0 0
ditto [ditto] of Leigh Cooke, late Collector of Hants. 361 0 0
1,361 0 0
total remaining due as above 18723l. 12s.d.
money imprested into the hands of the Commissioners of Excise or their cashier for incidents as by the warrant of 17 April 1701 500 0 0
Sum total of Supers which do balance this accompt £209,325 18 4
Declared 13 September 1710.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1351.
Account of the Commissioners and Governors of Excise.
24 June 1706 to 24 June 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at the end of the last Accompt 16,164 2
depending upon late Sub-commissioners and others (to 25 Dec. 1660, 32,60l. 6s.d., 1661 and later, 22,224l. 12s. 4d.) 54,829 18
70,994 1
Receipts: from the Hereditary and Temporary Excise:
on the Duty ended 8 March 1701–2 (by quarters) 202l. 19s.d.; on the Duty commencing 8 March 1701–2, ditto, 481,598l. 18s. 10½d. 481,801 18
on the additional 9d. Excise for 99 years commencing 25 Jan. 1692–3 (ditto) 155,104 10
on the additional or lottery 9d. commencing 17 May 1697 for 16 years (ditto) 164,525 6 3
additional or Bank 9d. Excise commencing on the same date (ditto) 155,088 1 10
on low wines ending 24 March 1705–6 (ditto) 491 16
ditto since 24 March 1705–6 (ditto) 20,444 8 6
on the double 9d. to 17 May 1697; and on the single 9d. ended 24 July 1692 and double 9d. 64 4 10½
on the 21d. to 24 July 1692 and 30d. to 17 Nov. 1692 16 5
part of London fines and penalties adjudged against brewers 84 11 4
977,621 3 5
Voluntary charge:
received for prize brandy landed at Plymouth from the St. Anthony of Padua (by Treasury Warrant of 8 June 1705) 2,150 15 0
surcharge for cash paid into the Exchequer in excess of receipts before 8 March 1701–2 0 0
from Mrs. Ann Harvey and Robert Hurlock: rents of their respective parts of the Old Excise Office 185 0 0
from George Martin, Assistant Officer, London brewery, for salary overpaid 1 11 2
2,337 6
total charge and receipts £1,050,952 10 10½
Discharge.
Talley of 'pro' No. 18 of the Rt. Hon. Edward Lord Russell, (levied 7 Sept. 7 Will. III) 197 1 0
Salaries of the Commissioners, their Officers and Clerks etc.: to Foot Onslow, William Strong, George Townsend, Philip Ryley, Sir Marmaduke Wyvill, bt. and Edward Noel, Commissioners, at 800l. each, to John Boys, another Commissioner to 6 June 1706, and Christopher Montague his successor, at the same rate, 5,600l.; to the Commissioners for Appeals 1,000l.; to the Officers attending the Commissioners for Appeals; to the Auditor of the Excise; to the Comptroler of the Excise; to the 'Register,' Secretary, Solicitor and others; to the Housekeepers: to the Under Officers, etc.; house rent to Thomas Frederick for his house in St. Olave, Old Jewry: in all 22,676 4 2
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others for work, materials and goods 2,770 8
paid to Edward Nicholas, Treasurer and Receiver General to H.R.H. Prince George of Denmark, for this Prince's annuity for one year to Ladyday 1707 25,000 0 0
paid to Charles, Duke of Southampton, for one year to Ladyday 1707 on his pension 3,000 0 0
ditto to Richard Miller for George, Duke of Northumberland 3,000 0 0
payments by special warrants of the Lord High Treasurer (taxes on Excise Officers' salaries, etc.) 1,655 16 2
Discharge. £ s. d.
payments of money and for strong beer and Aqua Vitae exported 809 8 11¾
ready money paid into the Exchequer as by tallies detailed:
on the Hereditary and Temporary Excise £ s. d.
for the Queen's life and for the 3,700l. weekly for several annuities 436,441 2
on the additional or Fund 9d. for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3 150,604 10 6
on the additional or Lottery 9d. commencing 17 May 1697 160,788 5
on the additional or Bank 9d. commencing 17 May 1697 150,588 1 11
on the duty on low Wines or Spirits of the First Extraction and Sweets to 24 March 1705–6 622 17 11
on the same after 24 March 1705–6 19,864 12 7
on the additional 9d. ending 17 May 1707 (two tallies) and on the 21d. ended 24 July 1692 (one tally) 76 2 11
on the 30d. ending 17 Nov. 1692 (one tally) and for part of the fines and forfeitures (one tally) 88 18 11½
919,074 12
(total salaries, payments, etc. 977,986l. 10s.d.)
paid into the Exchequer in the name of Nathaniel Wood, late doorkeeper to the Commissioners, and applied to the Discharge of 300l. still in super on him in the Cash Accompt for Excise ended Midsummer 1686 for want of a proper Discharge 177 4 0
total payments and allowances £978,360 15
remains 72,591 15
whereof depending upon:
£ s. d.
sundry late Subcommissioners of Excise at or before 25 Dec. 1660 14,905 18 1
sundry late Farmers of Excise in several counties payable by them at or before 25 March 1658 17,196 16 0
sundry collectors of fines and forfeitures due before 25 Dec. 1660 and upon two late Collectors of money in the Excise Office 1,312 12
divers late Subcommissioners of Excise for money received by them in 1661 and 1662 4,053 6 5
divers late Farmers of Excise in part of their rents at Michaelmas 1665, Midsummer 1668 and Midsummer 1674 16,884 1 11½
divers late Commissioners of Excise and a late Cashier of Excise for money paid without a sufficient warrant 1,287 3 11½
total arrears 54,829 18
and depending upon the present Commissioners of Excise:
for money imprested to their Cashier 500 0 0
for a quarter's salary of a country Collector for which no voucher is produced: 20 0 0
for the money arising out of the hereditary and temporary excise 8,638 11
ditto out of the additional 9d. for 99 years 2,790 5
ditto out of the Lottery 9d. 2,837 14
ditto out of the Bank 9d. 2,790 5
ditto out of the duty on Low Wines to 24 March 1705–6 0 0
ditto, ditto, since 24 March 1705–6 184 19 8
ditto, out of the duty of the additional 9d. and double 9d. 0 0
ditto, out of the duty of 2s. a gallon on brandy 0 0
17,761 16 11¼
£72,591 15
Declared 6 Dec. 1709.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: MALT DUTY: GENERAL ACCOMPT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1445.
Accompt of the Commissioners, etc. of Excise.
24 June 1706 to 24 June 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: nil. this being the first Accompt under the Act 4 Anne [4 & 5 Anne c. 17].
Receipts: gross produce in the Country Inland Collections for the period of this Accompt:
for malt at 6d. a bushel 644,062 19 0
for cyder at 4s. a hogshead 9,678 18
compounders in the said time 4,065 16 3
her Majesty's part of fines in the said time 616 10
interest received on bills of exchange returned 24 8
charges of protests received on bills returned 0 2 0
surcharges from Examiners' Office in London 25 1
surcharges from Collectors' Ledgers 0 16 11
profits by returns of money 11 15
658,496 9
gross produce in the port of London and Outports for the aforesaid time:
for mumm imported in the Outports at 10s. a barrel 51 12 11
for cyder ditto at 4s. a hogshead 94 15
for mumm imported in London port at 10s. a barrel 456 11 10¼
for cyder ditto at 4s. a hogshead 2 18 0
605 17 10¾
gross produce in London in the aforesaid time:
for cyder at 4s. a hogshead 837 13 3
for English mumm at 10s. a barrel 36 2 6
for malt at 6s. a bushel 707 19 11¾
1,581 15
(total gross produce for the period of this Accompt 660,684l. 3s.d.)
money taken up for the duty of ½ hogshead of cyder by Richard Brookes, late Officer of Henley O .R., not charged nor accompted for by him but since paid into the Office by his security 0 2 0
overbalances paid into the Excise Office in London by sundry Collectors upon their accompts; for which they are to have credit in the succeeding year:
John Groves, Collector of Cambridge 4 4
Philip Bamford, Collector of Chester 0 0
John Teage, Collector of Cornwall 1 4
William Raine, Collector of Durham 10 10 10½
Peter Wekett, Collector of Essex 8 19
John Powell, Collector of Exeter 0 15 11½
George Richmond, Collector of Hereford 27 19
Andrew Hackett, Collector of Hertford 7 5 2
Benjamin Everard, Collector of the Isle of Wight 0 0
James Wildman, Collector of Lancaster 26 7
John Brennand, Collector of Leeds 0 14 0
Thomas Strong, Collector of Lichfield 0 2
Peter Brougham, [Collector of] Northumberland 0 6 1
Michael Bird, Collector of Salop 1 2 10
Clement Warren, Collector of Sussex 3 1
William Crosbie, Collector of Wales East 2 1 4
Richard Tooth Collector of Wales West 1 4 9
Charles Fryth, Collector of Westmorland 6 6
102 11
total charge and receipts £660,786 16
Discharge.
Salaries, riding charges, incidents, etc. 36,849 18
inferior officers' taxes, incident charges, returns of money and poundage to Collectors, etc., at the Outports 2,858 5 9
malt overcharged, destroyed by fire, etc., malt and cyder exported, malt perished or taken by the enemy, etc. 17,825 16
57,5340
ready money received and had and particularly accompted for 382,662 11 6
total payments and allowances £440,196 11
and so remains 220,590 4 10
of which:
in arrear and unpaid by maltsters and others in the Country 34,531 14 10¼
ditto in London 308 4
remaining due from sundry Collectors in the Country and from James Wilson, Collector of Scarborough port 1,119 3 1
resting to be accompted for by the Excise Commissioners for cash in the hands of the Cashier for Excise 17,247 0
money to be accompted for on the Accompts of several Collectors in the Outports, received after Midsummer 1707, and on the accompt of John Strong, Collector for imported liquors, London port 101 14
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners for cash received after Midsummer 1707 on the Accompts of all Collectors in the Country as shown in the Ledger books 167,282 8 2
£220,590 4 10
Declared 10 May 1709.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT DUTY: ARREARS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1457.
The Commissioners, etc., of Excise, Accomptants for Arrears of the Malt Duty that determined 23 June 1706.
24 June 1706 to 24 June 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remaining in arrear on 24 June 1706:
unpaid by Maltsters and others in the Country 40,236 8 5
unpaid by Maltsters in London 464 8 10½
due from Collectors in the Country 1,180 7 10¾
41,881 5
Arrears taken up in Wales East Collection and not accompted for 11 19 11
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners for cash in the Cashier's hands 14,626 18
money to be accompted for by them for Cash received after Mids. 1706 on the Collectors' Accompts in the Outports 78 3 11¾
ditto, ditto, on the Collector's Accompt for the Port of London 177 4
ditto, ditto, on the Accompts of several Collectors in the Country 156,714 1
171,608 7
Produce for Arrears of the Duty that determined 23 June 1706 received within the time of this Accompt:
money received in Tiverton Collection 1 9 0
her Majesty's part of Fines 51 11
interest on bills of exchange returned 0 10
surcharges 25 18
compositions not charged in former years 21 15 0
101 4 10¾
Money paid into this Office and not answered in Reading Collection, then repaid here; being now twice included in the Discharge of the Cash Accompt 1,000 0 0
Overbalances for which the Collectors are to have credit in succeeding years, detailed 432 5
total charge and receipts £215,023 3 6
Discharge.
Arrears of the Duty on Malt that determined 23 June 1706: overbalances due to Collectors 325 2
Inferior Officers' Taxes, Incident Charges, returns of money overcharged, malt destroyed by fire and unfit for use and malt exported 8,202 6
Money received within the time of the Accompt in respect of Arrears of the above Duty and of which a particular Accompt has been rendered 204,483 14 4
total payments and allowances £213,011 2
then remains 2,012 0
whereof: £ s. d.
remaining in arrear and unpaid by Maltsters and others in the Country 502 5
due from sundry Collectors in the Country 718 1
money received in Country Collections but remaining unaccompted for in the Officers' hands 27 2 6
arrears depending from London cyder 14 3
money resting to be accompted for, for Truro port 1 9
ditto, for London malt and cyder 44 9
money resting to be accompted for by the Commissioners for cash received after Midsummer 1707 from several Country Collectors named in the Ledger Book 704 8
£2,012 0
Declared 10 May 1709.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCISE: MALT DUTY. CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1369.
The Commissioners, etc., of Excise.
24 June 1706 to 23 June 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears : remaining in the hands of these Accomptants for the following Duties:
on Malt, etc., commencing 24 June 1706 none, this being the first Accompt
ditto ending 23 June 1706 14,626 18
ditto ending 23 June 1705 245 14
ditto ending 23 June 1704 29 11 10¾
ditto ending 23 June 1703 1 1 11
on Sweets ending 24 March 1705–6 5 1 11
the old Duty on Malt ending 20 July 1699 0 0
ditto on Leather ending 20 April 1700 0 0
14,908 9
Receipts within the time of this Accompt for the following Duties:
on Malt, etc., commencing 24 June 1706 399,909 11
ditto ending 23 June 1706 189,856 15 10¼
ditto ending 23 June 1705 648 18
ditto ending 23 June 1704 108 11
ditto ending 23 June 1703 82 17 5
on Sweets ending 24 March 1705–6 21 3
ditto commencing from and after 24 March 1706–7 0 10
the old Duty on Malt ending 20 July 1699 nil
ditto on leather ending 20 April 1700 177 18
590,806 6 10
total charge and receipts £605,714 15 11¾
Discharge.
Salaries of Officers attending the said Duties (including Sir Basil Dixwell, bt., Auditor, and Viscount How, Comptroller) 1,313 13 4
payments to tradesmen, artificers and others for goods furnished 1,409 2 5
payments by Special Warrants, detailed, of the Lord Treasurer 394 10 10
payments for overcharges by the Gagors' [Gangers'] returns, overbalances to Collectors and for malt exported and malt perished by water, detailed 2,482 2 2
ready money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer, as by tallies, detailed: £ s. d.
for the Duty commencing 24 June 1706 380,286 0 2
for arrears of the Duty ending 23 June 1706 201,879 11 11
ditto ending 23 June 1703 56 11 0
ditto on Sweets ending 24 March 1705–6 20 8
ready money out of the Arrears on Leather ending 20 April 1700 177 18 3
582,420 9
total payments and allowances £588,019 18
and so remains 17,694 17 10¼
whereof depending:
remaining in the hands of these Commissioners or of their Cashier:
out of the Malt Duty commencing 24 June 1706 17,247 0
ditto ending 23 June 1706 nil
ditto ending 23 June 1705 411 19
ditto ending 23 June 1704 35 7
out of the Duty on Sweets from and after 24 March 1706–7 0 10
out of the old Malt Duty ending 20 June 1699 and the old Leather Duty ending 20 April 1700 0 0 5
£17,694 17 10¼
Declared 12 February 1708–9.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2091, ROLL 112.
John Danvers, Thomas Aram, Asburnham Toll, John Wynyeve and Humphrey Griffith, Commissioners, etc., for the Salt Duties.
26 March 1706 to 25 March 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of the Commissioners 21,462 8
depending upon Collectors 24,894 14
ditto upon salt proprietors 26,179 8
72,536 11 9
Receipts: money payable for Salt Duties from Collectors, named, at:
Bideford 3,062 4 2
'Bishops Lidiard' 514 5 5
Bristol, city and port 4,270 12 11
'Carleon' 1,685 3
'Carmarthen' 4 1
Chepstow 94 0 10
Chesterfield 25 13 4
Cockerham 29 13 4
ditto 236 13 11
ditto 777 2
Droitwich 50,788 5 4
Flimby 1,403 16
Flint 2,593 15
Isle of Grain 4 13 9
ditto 227 12 6
ditto 293 13 9
ditto 97 4 7
'Lemington' [Lymington] 20,283 19 2
Middlewich 21,791 9
Namptwich 17,185 9 4
Northshields 38,600 3 11½
Northwich 88,362 17
Pensford 399 6 8
Plymouth 436 13 4
'Portisick' [Port Isaac] 1,531 19 7
Portsea Isle 6,711 18
Sherborne 1,308 19
'Shirleywiche' 6,850 17
[Chipping] Sodbury 266 16 1
South Shields 65,377 18
Topsham 836 12 9
ditto 529 2 6
Yarmouth 7,972 6 10¾
Berwick, port 40 12 6
Bideford, port 87 6 8
Cowes, port 5 5 0
Dartmouth, port 1,052 13 4
Dover, port 7 10
Exeter, port 25 0 0
Falmouth, port 481 9 1
Fowey 1,304 12 0
Gweek, port 1,451 0 0
Harwich, port 135 11
Kingston upon Hull, port 4 0 0
Lancaster, port 0 6 8
Liverpool, port 85 8 11
London, port 1,485 0 0
ditto 5,293 16 8
Looe, port 640 13 4
Lyme Regis, port 266 0 0
ditto 8 13 4
Minehead, port 2 2 9
'Penrynn,' port 1,762 13 4
Penzance, port 1,384 16 8
Plymouth, port 2,113 7
Poole, port 13 8
Portsmouth, port 0 2 11¼
Truro, port 2 13 4
Weymouth, port 343 13 4
Whitby, port 1 0 0
Yarmouth, port 73 8 10¾
London, Matthew Greenwood, Receiver of the Queen's Moiety of Fines and Seizures within the limits of the chief office for the Salt Duties there 41 19 11
362,669 10
Overpayments by Collectors, detailed, which are to be allowed them in the next General Accompt 224 16 10¼
an overbalance at Boston repaid 7 August 1706 0 16 2
total charge and receipts £435,431 15 4
Discharge.
Money accompted for already in the Cash Accompt for this year 228,986 14
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
overpayments by Collectors as detailed, in the last General Accompt of this Duty 216 18
Salaries of Collectors, Surveyors and other officers (detailed by places) 8,992 18
incidents, in collecting duties on English salt (detailed by places) 2,298 9 11¾
ditto, on Foreign salt 592 17 10½
total incidents, 2,891l. 7s. 10¼d.
Officers' Taxes, repaid 906 5 10
riding charges (detailed) 40 0 0
discount for prompt payment of duties 13,128 1 10
poundage allowed for collecting the duties on Foreign salt (detailed) 514 11
Moneys repaid upon debentures for fish and salt exported, viz.: salt 50,030l. 6s.d., fish 1,558l. 15s. 11¼d. (detailed) 51,589 2
allowances for rock salt refined 38,232 2
allowances for salt lost at sea 4,481 18
allowances for salt overentered 30 6 8
premiums for returns of money 617 16
total allowances 121,424 11
total payments and allowances £350,628 4 0
and so remains 84,803 11 4
Against which:
Depending upon sundry proprietors of salt, makers and refiners of salt and rock salt and others, detailed 34,829 10
remaining due from sundry Collectors, detailed 24,580 0
remaining with these Accomptants 25,394 0 1
£84,803 11 4
And so this General Accompt is Quit.
Declared 11 February 1711–12.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SALT DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2070, ROLL 13.
John Danvers, Humphrey Griffith, Thomas Aram, Edward Brereton and Thomas Hopkins, Commissioners, etc. for the Duties on Salt and Rock Salt.
25 March 1706 to 25 March 1707.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants 693 5
Receipts: from the Collectors at the following places:
out of the old Duty commencing 25 March 1694:
Amble, co. Northumberland 14 4 11¼
ditto 0 0
Bideford, co. Devon 5 16
Bristol, city and port 3 18
Caermarthen (Joseph Jones, late Supervisor of Excise for the County) 1 4
Chepstow, co. Monmouth 4 12
Cockerham, co. Lancaster 67 2
ditto 83 9
Droitwich, co. Worcester 13,625 0
Flimby, co. Cumberland 240 3
Flint, co. Flint 76 7 9
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Isle of Grain, co. Kent 0 4
ditto 57 14
ditto 79 16 0
ditto 35 8 0
'Lemington,' co. Hants 5,552 5 10¾
Middlewich, co. Chester 2,564 10 8
'Namptwich' [ditto] 4,697 16
North Shields, co. Northumberland 9,563 18
Northwich co. Chester 9,556 7
'Portisick,' co. Cornwall 1 15 0
Portsea, co. Hants 1,745 10 6
'Sherburne,' co. Dorset 50 1
Shirleywich, co. Stafford 1,818 17 11¾
South Shields, bpc. of Durham 14,178 3
Topsham, co. Devon 116 19 5
ditto 81 0 0
Yarmouth, co. Norfolk 431 19 1
Barnstaple, co. Devon 1 2
Berwick-upon-Tweed 12 14
Bideford, co. Devon 2 0
Cardigan, co. Cardigan 20 12 0
Dartmouth, co. Devon 180 15 11¼
Dover, co. Kent 190 5 2
Exeter, co. Devon 12 19
Falmouth, co. Cornwall 60 0 0
ditto 0 16
Fowey, co. Cornwall 456 17 0
ditto 44 17 0
Gweek, co. Cornwall 40 12 8
Harwich, co. Essex 36 14
Ilfracombe, co. Devon 0 10 5
Lancaster, co. Lancaster 0 3
Liverpool, ditto 27 5
London (John Strong, Collector of the port) 422 13 2
ditto (Nathaniel Hollier, Collector there) 954 18
Looe, co. Cornwall 331 16
Milford, co. Pembroke 11 5 2
Penryn, co. Cornwall 142 7
Penzance, ditto 105 3
Plymouth, co. Devon 553 12 0
Poole, co. Dorset 13 18
Portsmouth, co. Southampton 42 6 10½
Rochester, co. Kent (the Queen's moiety of a seizure) 14 3
St. Ives, co. Cornwall 87 16
Weymouth, co. Dorset 108 2 0
Whitby, co. York 0 4
total 68,531 5 10¼
out of the additional duty ending 25 December 1699:
Amble, co. Northumberland 9 9 11½
Liverpool, co. Lancaster 17 1 3
total 26 11
out of the East India Fund commencing 25 December 1699:
Amble, co. Northumberland 23 14 10½
ditto 0 0
Bideford, co. Devon 13 12
Bristol 9 3 5
Caermarthen (Joseph Jones, late Supervisor of Excise for the County) 2 17
Chepstow, co. Monmouth 10 15
Cockerham, co. Lancaster 156 11
ditto 194 14
Droitwich, co. Worcester 31,791 13
Flimby, co. Cumberland 560 8
Flint, co. Flint 178 4 9
Isle of Grain, co. Kent 0 10
ditto 134 14 1
ditto 186 4 0
ditto 82 12 0
'Lemington,' co. Hants 12,955 7
Middlewich, co. Chester 5,983 18
'Namptwich,'ditto 10,961 12
North Shields, co. Northumberland 22,315 16 10¾
Northwich, co. Chester 22,298 4 5
'Portisick,' co. Cornwall 4 1 8
Portsea, co. Hants 4,072 17 10
Sherborne, co. Dorset 116 16
Shirleywich, co. Stafford 4,244 2
South Shields, bpc. of Durham 33,082 7 11¼
Topsham, co. Devon 272 18
ditto 189 0 0
Yarmouth, co. Norfolk 1,007 17
Barnstaple, co. Devon 2 12 10¼
Berwick upon Tweed 29 14
Bideford, co. Devon 4 14
Cardigan, co. Cardigan 48 1 4
Dartmouth, co. Devon 421 17
Dover, co. Kent 443 18
Exeter, co. Devon 30 4 11½
Falmouth, co. Cornwall 140 0 0
ditto, ditto 1 19
Fowey, ditto 1,065 19
ditto, ditto 104 13 0
Gweek, ditto 94 16 3
Harwich, co. Essex 85 12 9
Ilfracombe, co. Devon 1 4 4
Lancaster, co. Lancaster 0 8 10¼
Liverpool, ditto 46 11
London 986 4
ditto 2,228 3
Looe, co. Cornwall 774 4
Milford, co. Pembroke 26 5 4
Penryn, co. Cornwall 332 4 10¼
Penzance, ditto 245 8 10½
Plymouth, co. Devon 1,291 14 8
Poole, co. Dorset 32 10 7
Portsmouth, co. Southampton 98 16
Rochester (the Queen's moiety of a seizure), co. Kent 33 2
St. Ives, co. Cornwall 204 19 1
Weymouth, co. Dorset 252 4 8
Whitby, co. York 0 11
total 159,879 16
total receipts 228,437l. 13s.d.
total charge and receipts £229,130 18
Discharge.
Fees and salaries of the Officers and Clerks, detailed 4,457 5 11¾
Incidental charges and disbursements 3,813 10
Money repaid upon debentures for fish and salt exported 27,588 1
Total allowed for collection, etc. 35,858 17
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d
Money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of the old Duty 57,928 15 3
out of the additional Duty 26 11
out of the East India Fund 134,892 10
total paid into the Exchequer 192,847 16 10
The Auditor's fee 280 0 0
total payments and allowances £228,986 14
And so the said Accomptants are Indebted 144 3 10½
Declared 11 February 1711–12.