Declared Accounts, 1708
Customs, Silks and Linens

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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Customs, Silks and Linens', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. DLXX-DLXXV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90568 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Customs, Silks and Linens

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SILKS AND LINENS: GENERAL ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1040.
Rowland Holt, Comptroller General of the Customs.
26 December 1707 to 25 December 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remaining in the hands of the several Receivers and Collectors at the determination of the last Accompt (money 55,119l. 7s. 11d., bonds 30,151l. 15s.d.) 85,261 2 11¼
money due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
London port.
Sir John Shaw, Receiver in the Port of London (money 89,488l. 0s. 0d., bonds 58,623l. 14s. 5d.) 148,111 14 5
Outports:
Barnstaple (money 119l. 5s. 1d., bonds 51l. 5s. 0d.) 170 10 1
Beaumaris (money) 10 6
Berwick (money) 56 9
Boston (money) 145 2 6
Bridgewater (money) 21 9 6
Bridlington (money) 53 8
Bristol (money 5,098l. 0s. 11¼d., bonds 340l. 4s. 0d. 5,438 4 11¼
ditto (money) 951 15 11½
ditto (money) 2,208 12 10½
Bideford (money 526l. 13s. 9d., bonds 22l. 0s. 0d.) 548 13 9
Carlisle (money) 0 4
Chester (money) 51 0 4
Colchester (money) 172 18
Cowes (money) 362 5
Dartmouth (money) 63 2
Deal (money) 66 17 0
Dover (money) 106 10 0
ditto (money) 37 11 11¼
Exeter (money 2,104l. 17s. 10d., bonds 89l. 2s. 0d.) 2,193 19 10
Falmouth (money) 85 11
Fowey (money) 8 17 8
Gweek (money) 46 8
Harwich (money) 8 4
ditto (money) 39 10
Hull (money) 4,184 17
Ilfracombe (money) 8 6 3
Ipswich (money) 24 14 4
Lancaster (money) 1 2
Liverpool (money) 791 8 6
Lyme (money) 7 14
Lynn (money) 1,510 18
Maldon (money) 67 6 10
Milford (money) 5 3
Minehead (money) 327 6
Newcastle (money) 4,255 7
Newhaven (money) 22 11 11¼
Padstow (money) 19 1 6
Penryn (money) 190 0
Penzance (money) 41 11
Plymouth (money) 503 8
ditto (money 443l. 11s. 10½d., bonds 250l. 8s.d.) 694 0
Poole (money) 233 9 5
Portsmouth (money) 1,424 0 9
Poulton (money) 0 6
Rochester (money) 706 7 10
Rye (money) 29 19 11
St. Ives (money) 117 17
Sandwich (money) 156 0
Scarborough (money) 17 18
ditto (money) 35 5 11½
Shoreham (money) 10 0
Southampton (money) 233 12
Stockton (money) 680 5 8
Sunderland (money) 73 3
Swansea (money 13l. 11s.d., bonds 43l. 4s. 6d.) 56 16
Truro 71 11
Weymouth (money) 104 3 6
Wells (money) 23 1
Whitby (money) 64 4 5
Whitehaven (money) 35 0 10½
ditto (money) 18 11
Yarmouth (money) 625 11
ditto (money) 227 18
(total outports 30,448l. 3s. 8d.) 178,559 18 1
interest received on bonds not satisfied in due time 118 14
money overpaid by several Collectors, detailed, within the time of this Accompt 777 3
total charge and receipts £264,716 18 10½
Discharge.
Money defalked by Receivers and Collectors, detailed, being overpaid for the previous year (to Christmas 1707) 2,515 13 11½
money paid to the Receiver General and accompted for in his Cash Accompt for the year 1708 169,465 19
money repaid to sundry merchants and others within the time of this Accompt upon debentures for silks and linens exported beyond sea (Collectors and places detailed) 7,978 0 10¾
money repaid upon certificates of damaged and over-entered goods (detailed as above) 254 4 0
total payments and allowances £180,213 18
and so remains 84,503 0
against which depending on sundry Receivers and Collectors for money or bonds remaining in their hands at Christmas 1708:
London port:
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver in the Port of London, in bonds 26,449 15
remaining in the Remembrancer's Office in bonds 7 3 10
Discharge. £ s. d.
Outports:
Barnstaple (money 44l. 13s.d., bonds 51l. 5s. 0d.) 95 18
Beaumaris (money) 21 16 2
Berwick (money) 1 6
Bridlington (money) 0 0
Bristol (money) 5,215 16
ditto (money) 363 5
ditto (money 1,293l. 7s. 2d., bonds 716l. 8s. 10½d.) 2,009 16
Bideford (money 131l. 19s. 10¾d., bonds 15l. 15s. 0d.)147 14 10¾
Carlisle (money) 32 18
Chester (money) 50 2
Colchester (money) 74 5
Cowes (money) 438 19
Dartmouth (money) 261 16
Deal (money) 104 17
Dover (money) 0 9
Exeter (money) 296 15
Falmouth (money) 189 5
Fowey (money) 11 16
Gweek (money) 30 0 0
Harwich (money) 2,116 15
ditto (money) 5 8 0
Hull (money) 866 17 5
Ilfracombe (money) 8 6 3
Ipswich (money) 24 14 11½
Lancaster (money) 17 5
Liverpool (money) 521 7
ditto (money) 277 13 10¼
Lyme (money) 7 14
Lynn (money) 232 5
Maldon (money) 1 9 1
Milford (money) 7 17 2
Minehead (money) 124 15
Newcastle (money) 962 3 11¼
Padstow (money) 20 7
Penryn (money) 0 8
Plymouth (money) 591 2 11¼
ditto (money 444l. 15s.d., bonds 261l. 10s. 10¼d.) 706 6 7
Poole (money) 59 13 6
Portsmouth (money) 97 12
Poulton (money) 0 5
Rochester (money) 36 12
Rye (money) 199 11
Sandwich (money) 18 13 2
Scarborough (money) 35 5 11½
Shoreham (money) 10 0
Southampton (money) 12 18
Stockton (money) 339 9
Swansea (money 261l. 1s.d., bonds 43l. 4s. 6d.) 304 5
Truro (money) 28 17
Weymouth (money) 55 16 7
Wells (money) 23 1
Whitby (money) 0 16
Yarmouth (money) 52 3
ditto (money) 152 2
and on former Collectors in money:
Barnstaple 261 7
Berwick 462 13
Boston 158 5
ditto 46 6
ditto 793 7 10
Bristol 15,362 15
Bideford 245 0 11
ditto 426 11 10¼
Carlisle 211 11
Chester 122 10 2
ditto 11 5
Chichester 739 15
ditto 368 13
Deal 24 13
ditto 151 2
Dover 2,726 13 1
ditto 138 3 11¾
Exeter 1,345 18
Penryn 36 2 11¼
Falmouth 65 15
ditto 239 14
Feversham 230 13 8
ditto 46 16
Fowey 89 6
ditto 48 5
Harwich 50 19 0
Ipswich 111 19 5
ditto 2 11
Lyme 4 9
Lynn 32 4
ditto 0 7 0
Milford 793 17 4
Minehead 965 9 6
Newcastle 61 4 1
ditto 0 0
ditto 1,923 15 11½
Padstow 23 6 10
ditto 140 3
Penryn 6 5 11¼
ditto 113 6
Penzance 674 12 1
ditto 44 2 4
Plymouth 5,364 13
Poole 20 9
ditto 94 9 4
ditto 266 8
Portsmouth 310 17
Poulton 35 14
Rochester 2 2 8
ditto 702 12
Rye 48 17
ditto 54 5
Sandwich 1,169 1 4
Southampton 1,853 17
Swansea 529 6
Truro 309 18 11¾
Weymouth 53 5
ditto 105 7
Whitby 327 5
ditto 64 12 6
ditto 56 3
Whitehaven 44 4
ditto 55 13
ditto 7 4
£84,503 0
And so this General Accompt is Quit.
Declared 9 April 1715.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: SILKS AND LINENS: CASH ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1202.
Henry Ferne, Receiver General and Cashier of Customs.
25 December 1707 to 25 December 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Remaining upon the foot of his last Accompt nil, he being in surplusage
received within the time of this Accompt of the several Receivers and Collectors in the Port of London and in the Outports of England:
London Port.
Sir John Shaw, bt., Receiver on the Grand Receipt 141,069 18
Outports:
Bristol 6,613 14
ditto 1,740 0 0
ditto 724 0 0
Barnstaple 387 9 0
Boston 145 2
Berwick 69 13
Beaumaris 10 10
Bideford 582 0 6
Bridgwater 21 9 6
Bridlington 52 19 10¾
Chester 50 0 0
Colchester 94 14 7
Cowes 47 18
Chichester 23 14 6
Dartmouth 120 10
Dover 15 0
ditto 37 2
Exeter 1,817 6 6
Fowey 40 0 0
Gweek 67 2 10½
Harwich 47 6 4
ditto 34 2
Hull 3,897 9 10
St. Ives 117 17
Ipswich 0 10
Liverpool 577 9 5
Lynn 1,336 11 8
Lyme 65 2 9
Lancaster 10 14
Milford 13 0
Minehead 303 3 7
Maldon 65 17 9
Newcastle 3,978 9
Newhaven 44 2 5
Plymouth 350 0 0
Portsmouth 1,490 13 5
Penryn 187 11 9
Poulton 0 11 11¼
Poole 210 0 0
Penzance 50 0 0
Rochester 646 9 3
Rye 7 11 11¼
Stockton 565 6
Sunderland 71 19 0
Swansea 90 0 0
ditto 15 13
Sandwich 168 17
Southampton 219 4
Scarborough 17 18
Truro 42 14 1
Whitby 25 13
ditto 63 6
Weymouth 86 1 11
Whitehaven 89 7
Yarmouth 779 10 8
ditto 75 0 0
total outports 28,396 0 10
total London and outports 169,465 19
money received for the new Impositions in Scotland 1,903 0 10¼
total charge and receipts £171,369 0
Discharge.
Surplusage upon the foot of the last Accompt 150 2
money paid to sundry merchants and others upon debentures for goods exported 52,832 6 0
ditto upon certificates of damaged and over-entered goods 549 8 7
salaries (to this Accomptant for extraordinary clerks 50l.; to Edward Harley, Auditor 25l.; to the Examiners of the outport books 10l.) 85 0 0
money paid into the receipt of the Exchequer and evidenced by tallies (detailed by dates) 115,999 5 3
ditto out of the monies arising by the said new Impositions in Scotland 1,903 0 10½
total payments and allowances £171,519 3
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage 150 2
Declared 6 April 1710.