Declared Accounts 1707
Hanaper

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'Declared Accounts 1707: Hanaper', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CCCXCII-CCCXCIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90548 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Hanaper

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HANAPER.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1396, ROLL 247.
Edward Seymour, late Clerk or Keeper of the Hanaper and Henry Seymour, now Clerk, etc.
Michaelmas 1706 to Michaelmas 1707.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: respited moneys on the foot of the last Accompt 368 17 7
money in the hands of this Accomptant 445 1
813 19
Receipts: issues and profits of several charters or patents, commissions, indentures, etc., as follows:
small patents, 692 at 2s. each 69 4 0
sheriffs' patents, 48 at 3s. each 7 4 0
exemplifications, 23 at 16s. 4d. each 18 15 8
deanery, one at 16s. 4d. 0 16 4
archdeaconries and prebends, 3 at 16s. 4d. each 2 9 0
presentations, 47 at 16s. 4d. each 38 7 8
dispensations, 50 at 16s. 4d. each 40 16 8
congés d'eslire, royal assents and restitutions of temporalities, 6 at 16s. 4d. each 4 18 0
grants of office, two for life at 32s. 8d., three at 16s. 4d. each; fifteen during pleasure at 32s. 8d., 13 at 16s. 4d. each; two during good behaviour at 32s. 8d. each, one at 16s. 4d. 44 18 4
appeals and adjuncts, 16 at 16s. 4d. each 13 1 4
duplications, 2 at 16s. 4d. each 1 12 8
annuities and pensions, 2 at 16s. 4d. each 1 12 8
indentures, one at 65s. 4d., one at 49s., one at 32s. 4d., two at 16s. 4d. each 8 19 4
special commissions during pleasure, 2 at 16s. 4d. each 1 12 8
special licences for years, 4 at 24s. 4d. each 4 17 4
special pardons and de cursu, 3 at 16s. 4d. each 2 9 0
confirmations, two at 75s. 10d. each 7 11 8
for the fines thereof 6 13 4
grants magni feodi, 3 at 7l. 11s. 8d. each 22 15 0
298 14 8
issues of fines of Statute Staple, etc., as by the roll of George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown 11 4 8
issue of original Writs as by the roll of John Dawlinge, a clerk in the Office of the Petty Bag 6 13 4
17 18 0
received from George, Duke of Northumberland, for his farm of the sealing of Exemplifications, etc., under the seals of the Queen's Bench and of the Common Pleas 1,653 14 0
farm of common fines, alienations, etc., before the Lord Chancellor, held by the Lord Treasurer 1,546 12 0
farm of the Sixpenny Writs or Commissions held by Anne, Countess of Newburgh, by patent 8 July 31 Car. II. 1,000 0 0
total charge £5,330 18
Discharge. £ s. d.
fees, liveries, etc., by patent to the following:
William, Lord Cowper, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain 1,096 19 0
Sir John Trevor, kt., Master of the Bolls and to the 11 other Chancery Masters for robes 82 8 0
George Wright, Clerk of the Crown in Chancery 60 0 0
retained by this Accomptant for his allowances 98 1
Jonathan Gorstellow Snow, Prothonotary of the Chancery 100 0 0
Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliaments 40 0 0
Edward Seymour, writer of Leases [or Clerk of the Exemplifications of Patents] 10 0 0
the two Auditors of the Hanaper 10 0 0
William Baker, writer of Leases [or as above] 10 0 0
William Lambe, one of the Six Clerks in the Chancery, as Clerk Comptroller of the Hanaper 10 0 0
John Harris, late Chafewax and Thomas Harris, now Chafewax, for provision of wax for seals 360 0 0
the same for their wages 3 16
John Trevor, Cryer of the Chancery, for wages 8 10
the same for provision of parchment, etc. 282 12 0
2,172 6
payments by warrant to the following:
George Wrighte for writing patents, etc. 339 6 8
William Lambe for engrossing of the Comptrolment Book of the Hanaper 13 6 8
John Walker, deputy of Matthew Johnson, for transcribing and engrossing several public Bills and Journals of Parliament for her Majesty's service 266 0 0
Edward Castle, stationer, for stationery wares for the House of Lords and for the Privy Council 178 18 6
Discharge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Sherrard Serjeant for necessaries for the Court in the Lord Chancellor's House and in Middle Temple Hall 174 1 9
Charles Harper, stationer, for stationery wares for the Crown Office in the Chancery 63 13 11
Robert Briscoe, messenger extraordinary, for attending the Lord Chancellor and riding with Parliamentary Writs 166 0 0
Israel Harrison, stationer, for stationery wares delivered at the Hanaper Office in the Chancery 42 3 4
the Clerk of the Hanaper for the increased cost of parchment 73 4 0
William West, embroiderer, for two rich embroidered bags for the Great Seal, etc. 110 0 0
Joseph Harvey 'Spigernel' [Sealer] 42 18
Thomas Harris, Chafewax 28 12 0
John Barrett, William Wekett, Joseph Richards and Samuel Clarke, four messengers attending the Great Seal and the Receipt of the Exchequer for promulgating 7 several Proclamations all over England 280 0 0
James Hunter for sweeping at Westminster 1 6 8
1,779 12
Payments by way of Rewards:
Sir John Trevor, kt., Master of the Rolls, for keeping the House of Converts [Rolls House] and for the fees of two Chaplains, a clerk and two converted [Jews], Peter Samuell and John Meza 27 4 7
the same as Clerk of the Petty Bag 10 0 0
37 4 7
total allowances and payments £3,989 3 5
and so remains 1,341 14
Against which respited:
Mich. 1650 to 6 Aug. 1660 200 4 11
10 July 12 Car. II to Mich. 12 Car. II 15 15 0
Mich. 12 Car. II to Mich. 4 Jac. II 122 9 0
Mich. 1688 to Mich. 13 Will. III 29 12 4
Mich. 1704 to Mich. 1705, 4 Anne 0 16 4
£368 17 7
And so this Accomptant is Indebted 972 17
Declared 20 Dec. 1708.
Note.—For details of deaneries, presentations, etc., grants of Office, etc., see DECLARED ACCOUNTS: AUDIT OFFICE : BUNDLE 1396, ROLL 248.