Declared Accounts 1707
Hackney Coaches

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'Declared Accounts 1707: Hackney Coaches', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CDIII-CDIV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90551 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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Hackney Coaches

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HACKNEY COACH LICENCES.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1326, ROLL 13.
Edward Wharton, Receiver General.
Accompt for the year ending Midsummer 1707.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of this Accomptant 300 15 2
depending upon sundry Hackney and Stage coachmen in arrear 722 0 0
Charge. £ s. d.
Receipts: for the rent of 700 Hackney coach licences at 4l. each payable quarterly 2,800 0 0
for the Queen's moiety of two forfeitures at 5l. each 5 0 0
ditto of 28 forfeitures at 40s. each 28 0 0
ditto of 8 forfeitures at 10s. each 2 0 0
total charge and receipts £3,857 15 2
Discharge.
Salaries of the Commissioners and Officers, detailed 830 0 0
Rent of the Office in Surrey Street, Strand, paid to Mrs. Rebecca Ingram 38 0 0
Incidents, detailed (including Exchequer fees, legal fees, stationery, cleaning and candles) 231 4
Taxes on Officers' salaries 80 4 0
Auditor's fee 15 0 0
Money paid into the Exchequer by tallies, detailed 1,641 7
total payment and allowances £2,835 15 2
and so remains 1,022 0 0
whereof depending:
upon Hackney and Stage coachmen, detailed, for arrears of licences, rent and forfeitures, etc. 722 0 0
and upon the Accomptant for money remaining in his hands 300 0 0
Declared 31 March 1709.