Declared Accounts, 1708
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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Hanaper', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. DXCII-DXCV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90570 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Hanaper

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HANAPER.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1396, ROLL 249.
PIPE OFFICE : ROLL 1715C (defective).
Henry Seymour, Clerk or Keeper of the Hanaper.
Michaelmas 1707 to Michaelmas 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: respited monies on the foot of the last Accompt 368 17 7
money in the hands of this Accomptant 972 17
1,341 14
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Receipts: issues and profits of several charters or patents, commissions, indentures, etc., as follows:
small patents, 340 at 2s. each 34 0 0
sheriffs' patents 48 at 3s. each 7 4 0
commissions of sewers, 2 at 2s. 6d. each 0 5 0
exemplifications, 20 at 16s. 4d. each 16 6 8
deaneries, 3 at 16s. 4d. each 2 9 0
archdeaconries and prebends, 10 at 16s. 4d. each 8 3 4
presentations, 81 at 16s. 4d. each 66 3 0
congés d'eslire, royal assents,'commendams' and restitutions of temporalities, 16 at 16s. 4d. each 13 1 4
dispensations, 45 at 16s. 4d. each 36 15 0
grants of office, two for life at 32s. 8d. each, three at 16s. 4d. each; 12 during pleasure at 82s. 8d. each, 17 at 16s. 4d. each; in reversion, two at 32s. 8d. each 42 9 4
denization, one at 0 16 4
appeals and adjuncts, 16 at 16s. 4d. each 13 1 4
indenture, one at 2 11 0
annuities and pensions, 2 at 16s. 4d. each 1 12 8
special commissions, 3 at 32s. 8d. each and 2 at 16s. 4d. each 6 10 8
special licences for years, 2 at 24s. 4d. each 2 8 8
special pardons and de cursu, one at 0 16 4
confirmations, 3 at 3l. 15s. 10d. each 11 7 6
for the fines thereof 13 6 8
grants magn' feod' 9 at 7l. 11s. 8d. each 68 5 0
for the fines thereof 13 6 8
360 19 6
issues of fines of statutes staple, etc., as by the roll of George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown 28 6 8
issues of original writs as by the roll of John Dawlinge a clerk of 'le Pettybagg' 40 3 4
68 10 0
received from George, Duke of Northumberland for his farm of the sealing of Exemplifications, etc., under the seal of the Queen's Bench and of the Common Pleas 1,653 14 0
farm of common fines, alienations, etc., before the Lord Keeper, held by the Lord Treasurer 1,546 12 0
farm of the Sixpenny Writs or Commissions held by the Countess Dowager of Newburgh 1,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £5,971 10
Discharge. £ s. d.
fees, liveries, etc., by patent to the following: William Lord Cowper, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain 1,098 2 0
Sir John Trevor, kt., Master of the Rolls, and the 11 other Chancery Masters for Robes 82 8 0
George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown in Chancery 60 0 0
retained by this Accomptant for his allowances 98 3 11
Jonathan Gorstelow Snow, Prothonotary of the Chancery 100 0 0
Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliaments 40 0 0
William Oaker, Clerk of the Exemplifications of Patents 20 0 0
Thomas Milner, one of the six Clerks in the Chancery as Clerk Comptroller of the Hanaper 10 0 0
the two Auditors of the Hanaper 10 0 0
Thomas Harris, chafewax, for provision of wax, etc. 363 16 3
John Trevor, Cryer of Chancery, for his wages, etc. 8 10 7
ditto for provision of parchment, etc. 282 12 0
2,173 12 9
payments by warrant to the following:
George Wrighte for writing patents, etc. 286 6 4
Thomas Milner for writing the Control Book of the Hanaper 13 6 8
John Walker, deputy of Matthew Johnson, for transmitting to Chancery enrolments of public Bills and for transcribing several Journals of Parliament for her Majesty's service 154 0 0
Sherard Serjeant for necessaries for the Court held at the Lord Chancellor's house 36 6 10
Edward Castle, stationer, for stationery wares for the House of Lords and for the Privy Council 104 17 6
James Tonson, senior and junior, for stationery for the Lord Chancellor 481 11 6
Charles Harper for like wares for the office of Clerk of the Crown 64 6 5
Israel Harrison for like wares for the office of Clerk of the Crown 42 17 6
allowed the said Accomptant for the increased price of parchment 73 4 0
Roger Thorneton, clerk of this Accomptant, for his journey attending the Great Seal of Great Britain in the summer 1707 and Robert Lindsey, a second clerk, for the same in summer 1708 30 0 0
William West, embroiderer, for richly embroidering a purse for the Great Seal and for a velvet bag for carrying the same 55 0 0
Joseph Harvey, Sealer, for his diets, etc., 43 0 3
Thomas Harris, chafewax, for wages, etc. 28 13 4
Joseph Harvey for attending the Great Seal and John Mence, deputy of Thomas Harris 50 0 0
Robert Briscoe for attending the Great Seal and for attending the Lord Chancellor at Windsor, Kensington, etc., and of him and his deputies delivering writs of Citation and Election, etc., in England and Scotland 455 13 0
William Weckett, Joseph Richards, Samuel Clarke and John Barrett, four messengers attending the Great Seal 880 0 0
Thomas Jones for enrolment in the Chancery of the Credentials of Baron de Sutzch from the Princess Sophia of Hanover to her Majesty 2 12 4
James Hunter for repairs to Westminster Hall as by dormant Warrant 4 Jan. 1700–1 1 6 8
this Accomptant for the expenses of his Accompt 80 0 0
2,883 2 4
payments by way of rewards:
Sir John Trevor, kt., Master of the Rolls, for keeping the House of Converts [Rolls House], for the fees of two chaplains, one clerk and two converted [Jews], Peter Samuel and John Meza 27 4 7
the same as Clerk of the Petty Bag 10 0 0
37 4 7
total payments and allowances £5,093 19 8
and so remains 877 10
against which respited:
Michaelmas 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. 1701 (13 Wm. III) 29 12 4
Mich. 1704 to Mich. 1705 0 16 4
within the time of this Accompt 2 0 8
370 18 3
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 506 12
Declared 4 July 1710.
For further particulars see also Roll 250.