Declared Accounts, 1708
Hackney Coaches

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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Hackney Coaches', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. DCIV-DCV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90573 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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Hackney Coaches

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HACKNEY COACHES LICENCES.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1326: ROLL 14.
Edward Wharton, Receiver General.
Accompt for the year ending Midsummer 1708.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of this Accomptant 300 0 0
depending upon sundry Hackney and Stage coachmen in arrear 722 0 0
Receipts:
for the rent of 700 Hackney coach licences at 4l. each payable quarterly 2,800 0 0
for the Queen's moiety of three forfeitures at s. each 7 10 0
ditto of 43 forfeitures at 40s. each 43 0 0
ditto of one forfeiture at 20s. 0 10 0
ditto of seven forfeitures at 10s. each 1 15 0
total charge and receipts £3,874 15 0
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, coal, cleaning and candles, etc.) 201 13 1
taxes on Officers' salaries 80 4 0
Auditor's fee 15 0 0
money paid into the Exchequer by tallies, detailed 1,700 0 0
total payments and allowances £2,864 17 1
and so remains 1,009 17 11
whereof:
depending upon Hackney and Stage coachmen, detailed, for arrears of licences, rent and forfeitures, etc. 722 0 0
and so the said Accomptant is Indebted 287 17 11
Declared 28 July 1709.