Declared Accounts 1707
Hawkers and Pedlars

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'Declared Accounts 1707: Hawkers and Pedlars', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. CDIV-CDV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90552 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LICENCES FOR HAWKERS AND PEDLARS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1732.
Samuel Atkinson, John Henley and Michael East, Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers, Pedlars and Petty Chapmen.
24 June 1706 to 24 June 1707.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants as on the foot of the last Accompt 763 19
depending upon several persons at the foot of the last Accompt 1,320 1 0
Receipts:
due upon 2,295 foot licences to sundry hawkers, pedlars, petty chapmen, etc., at 4l. each 9,180 0 0
licences to sundry of the said hawkers, etc., for travelling with 179 horses at 4l. each 716 0 0
fees for 2,121 single foot licences at 12d. each 106 1 0
fees for 174 licences for travelling with 179 horses at 2s. for each licence 17 8 0
the charge of 47 bonds for securing the latter moiety of the licence duty at 12d. each bond 2 7 0
(total receipts 10,021l. 16s. 0d.)
total charge and receipts £12,105 16
Discharge. £ s. d.
salaries to the Commissioners and Officers (including 100l. each to the three Commissioners) 1,280 0 0
allowances for prompt payment at 2s. in the 1l. on 2,248 licences and on 171 licences for travelling with 176 horses 484 16 0
paid for necessary and incident charges (stationery, rent, joiner's work, postage, fees, etc.) 173 13 10
(total of the above 2,238l. 9s. 10d.)
money paid into the Exchequer, by dates 8,126 7 8
total payments and allowances £10,364 17 6
and so remains 1,740 18 11½
against which:
depending on sundry persons in arrear for their licences:
in the year ending Mids. 1698 377 10 6
in the year ending Mids. 1699 198 15 0
in the year ending Mids. 1700 306 18 0
in the year ending Mids. 1701 251 10 0
in the year ending Mids. 1702 51 15 0
in the year ending Mids. 1703 27 7 6
in the year ending Mids. 1704 28 10 6
in the year ending Mids. 1705 24 10 0
in the year ending Mids. 1706 7 5 0
in the year ending Mids. 1707 18 10 0
£1,292 11 6
and so these Accomptants are Indebted 448 7
Declared 11 Feb. 1709–10.