Declared Accounts, 1708
Hawkers and Pedlars

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1952

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'Declared Accounts, 1708: Hawkers and Pedlars', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22: 1708 (1952), pp. DCV-DCVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90574 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Hawkers and Pedlars

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LICENCES FOR HAWKERS AND PEDLARS.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1733.
Samuel Atkinson, John Henley and Michael East, Commissioners for Licensing Hawkers, Pedlars and Petty Chapmen.
24 June 1707 to 24 June 1708.
Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of these Accomptants as on the foot of the last Accompt 448 7
depending upon several persons at the foot of last Accompt 1,292 11 6
Receipts: due upon 2,318 foot licences to sundry hawkers, pedlars, petty chapmen, etc., at 4l. each 9,272 0 0
licences to sundry of the said hawkers, etc., for travelling with 163 horses at 4l. each horse 652 0 0
fees for 2,158 single foot licences at 12d. each 107 18 0
fees of 160 licences for travelling with 163 horses at 2s. each licence 16 0 0
the charge of 37 bonds for securing the latter moiety of the licence duty at 12d. each bond 1 17 0
(total receipts 10,049l. 15s. 0d.)
total charge and receipts £11,790 13 11½
Discharge. £ s. d.
Salaries to the Commissioners and Officers 1,355 0 0
allowances for prompt payment at 2s. in the 1l. on 2,281 licences and 160 licences for travelling with 163 horses 488 16 0
incident charges 892 12 1
(total of the above 2,736l. 8s. 1d.)
money paid into the Exchequer by dates 6,869 19 10
total payments and allowances £9,606 7 11
and so remains 2,184 6
against which:
depending upon sundry persons in arrear for their licences, detailed by years as in previous Accompt but adding 50l. for the year to Midsummer 1708 1,342 11 6
and so these Accomptants are Indebted 841 14
Declared 23 March 1712–13.