Revenue Account
Branch Analysis, Part 1

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'Revenue Account: Branch Analysis, Part 1', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. LVI-XCVIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90761 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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Branch Analysis, Part 1

Debtor.
Customs, continued from 31 July 1706 to 1 August 1710 [being the grant of the Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage as by the Act of 8–9 Wm. III, c. 20, for Deficiencies and continued by the Act of 1 Anne, c. 7, for Further Deficiencies].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 27,077 16 11
to receipts at the Exchequer for the neat produce of this revenue between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: viz.
on the part of
Scotland. England.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
in 1708 Xmas quarter 1,898 5 7 89,358 18 11
in 1709 Lady day quarter 55,199 17 6
in 1709 Midsummer quarter 77,049 0
in 1709 Michaelmas quarter 61,090 5
1,898 5 7 282,698 2 9
284,596 8 4
£311,674 5 3
Creditor.
By paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer towards making good Deficiencies provided for by the Act 1 Anne, c. 7:
for principal. for interest.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697 149,709 0 0 46,348 18
on the First 3l. Aid granted anno 1697 32,463 4 6 4,194 10 6
on the 20 per cent. on paper of the same year 1,200 0 0 367 12 11½
on coals granted anno 1695, transferred to the Duties on Leather anno 1697 36,200 0 0 3,867 17 4
on the Third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698 7,150 0 0 2,279 14 11
on the Third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699 1,000 0 0 256 12 6
227,722 4 6 57,315 6 3
285,037 10 9
by paid to the New East India Company towards the Deficiency of their Fond at Michaelmas 1701 4,264 9 7
by paid to the General Society trading to India for the like 348 10
4,613 0
by paid to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: for the year 1697 upon account [for payment of the Tickets drawn within said time] 7,000 0 0
£296,650 10
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 15,023 14
£311,674 5 3
Debtor
£ s. d.
The Continued Duties on Low Wines and other particulars hereunder mentioned: to wit Coffee and Tea; Hawkers and Pedlars; Fifteen per cent. on Muslins: being all continued to 1706 by 12–13 Wm. III, c. 11, and further continued to 1710 by 3–4 Anne, c. 18, together with: the new Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea and Spices granted by the Act from 4 Feb. 1704–5 to 24 June 1710; the new Additional Duties of 15 per cent. on Calicoes and China Wares granted by the same Act 3–4 Anne, c. 18, for same time; the new Additional Duties of 4 per cent. on Unrated Drugs granted by the same Act 3–4 Anne, c. 18, for the same time.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 4,944 17 10
Low Wines continued from 24 March 1705–6 to 24 June 1710. £ s. d.
to receipts on the Continued Duties—
1708 Xmas quarter 4,199 19 7
1709 Lady day quarter 4,206 2 0
1709 Midsummer quarter 3,806 1 11½
1709 Michaelmas quarter 5,547 2 6
17,759 6
Coffee, Tea &c. continued from 30 April 1706 to 24 June 1710.
1708 Xmas quarter 4,780 12
1709 Lady day quarter 8,054 8 4
1709 Midsummer quarter 9,547 15
1709 Michaelmas quarter 5,865 19 7
28,248 15 10
Hawkers and Pedlars, continued from 23 June 1706 to 24 June 1710.
1708 Xmas quarter 1,000 0 0
1709 Lady day quarter 1,100 0 0
1709 Midsummer quarter 800 0 0
1709 Michaelmas quarter 4,760 0 0
7,660 0 0
Fifteen per cent. on Muslins, continued from 29 Sept. 1706 to 24 June 1710.
1708 Xmas quarter 31,416 10 1
1709 Midsummer quart 10 0 0
31,426 10 1
22 July 1709 receipts on Low Wines continued: on the part of Scotland 92 5 2
receipts on the new Additional Duties: in
1708 Xmas quarter 14,194 17 7
1709 Lady day quarter 5,479 18 6
1709 Midsummer quarter 326 12 11
1709 Michaelmas quarter 862 13 1
20,864 2 1
12 Nov. 1708 ditto: on the part of Scotland 0 7 6
20,864 9 7
£110,996 4
Memorandum all the Continued and New Additional Duties abovementioned making one complicated Fond for the repayment of 700,000l. and interest, the payments into the Exchequer (especially of the New Additional Duties) are comprehended under the general head of Coffee, Tea &c. without further distinction.
But by an explanatory account from the Receiver General of the Customs it is to be noted that the 15 per cent. on Muslins includes no other species of goods whatsoever; and the New Additional Duties are all comprehended under the head of Coffee, Tea &c.
Creditor.
£ s. d.
by principal repaid in further part of 700,000l. 78,791 3 4
by paid interest at 6 per cent. 30,910 0 7
£109,701 3 11
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709. 1,295 0
£110,996 4
Memorandum.
By an Act 5 Anne, c. 19 [6 Anne, c. 2], pro anno 1707 the Duties on Low Wines with the Rates on Hawkers and Pedlars after the 23 June 1710 are further continued for a long term [viz. for 96 years] and are made part of the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707.
And by an Act 6 Anne, c. 50, pro anno 1708 all the rest of the Duties composing this Fund are further continued to 24 June 1714 to aid the security or credit had thereupon
Debtor.
Additional Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage continued from 9 March 1701–2 for the Queen's life [as by 1 Anne, c. 1].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer at 28 Sept. 1708 1,092 3
to receipts at the Exchequer for the neat produce of this revenue between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709:
on the grants to [the Civil List of the late] King Wm. III on ditto to her present Majesty.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 9 8 6 77,374 15 8
1709 Lady day quarter 17 14 5 32,642 10 11½
1709 Midsummer quarter 63,560 12 1
1709 Michaelmas quarter 57,068 2 5
27 2 11 230,646 1
230,673 4
on the part of Scotland in 1708 Xmas quarter 576 9 7
£232,341 17 4
Per Contra.
by paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer to the uses following: viz. Out of the growing revenue [of this branch] for the [present Queen's] Civil List.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to Francis, Lord Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household: upon account 20,330 7
to John, Lord FitzHardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: upon account 18,320 17
to Ralph, Earl of Montague, late Master of the Great Wardrobe 7,655 18 8
to Charles Hodges, for the use and service of the Robes: upon account 300 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: upon account 7,059 3 11½
to William Roberts, Paymaster of the Works at Windsor: upon account 100 0 0
to Foreign Ministers: on the Ordinary and Extraordinary allowances 7,892 11 6
to Fees and Salaries [payable at the Exchequer] 27,985 19
to Pensions and Annuities [payable at the Exchequer] 5,517 10 10¾
to Spencer Compton, Esq., for Pensions and Charities established by her Majesty 26,708 1 3
to the Band of [Gentlemen] Pensioners, by the hands of William Smith, Paymaster thereof 2,000 0 0
to [royal] Bounties 3,668 5 2
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State: for Secret Services 750 0 0
to Henry Boyle, Secretary of State: for ditto 750 0 0
to William Lowndes, Esq.: for ditto 7,999 6 0
to Jewels, or presents in lieu of Jewels to Foreign Ministers 3,572 15 0
to Samuel Smithin, her Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate &c. [delivered into the Jewel House] 6,602 8 4
to the Privy Purse, per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough 10,977 3 6
to Contingencies of divers natures 8,566 11
to Henry Scobell, on account: for the tin affair 49,077 18 0
to sundry services relating to Scotland 11,767 7 0
227,602 5
for Public Services.
by paid on Annuities purchased anno 1707 to aid the Deficiency of the Fond [for same] as per the account, infra, p. cxxxviii 964 12 6
by paid to Prince Charles of Denmark in lieu of [his] pretensions to the bishopric of Eutin 2,100 17 6
3,065 10 0
out of the arrears: for the late King William III's debts.
by paid to Thomas Newport, Esq., executor to the Earl of Bradford [Cofferer of the Household to Wm. III] for arrears due in the Office of the Cofferer [in Wm. III's time] 27 2 11
230,694 17 11¼
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 1,646 19
£232,341 17 4
Debtor.
The Duties appropriated for paying interest on the Irish Transport Debt [as by the Act 6–7 Wm. III, c. 7, continued successively by 9–10 Wm. III, c. 14, and 12–13 Wm. III, c. 11].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1708 of the arrears of the Duties on Coffee [expired 1 May 1706] 22 12 1
The Impositions on Wines, Vinegar, Tobacco and East India Goods, continued from 31 July 1706 to 1 August 1710 by the Act 1 Anne, c. 7 [the Second Deficiencies Act].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 39,847 4
to receipts from the said Duties: on the part of England:
Wines and Vinegar.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 19,508 3 5
1709 Lady day quarter 23,560 12
1709 Midsummer quarter 32,153 17 1
1709 Michaelmas quarter 24,599 18
99,822 11 0
Tobacco.
1708 Xmas quarter 21,498 14
1709 Lady day quarter 31,403 14 11½
1709 Midsummer quarter 18,048 13 9
1709 Michaelmas quarter 23,401 6
94,352 9
East India Goods.
1708 Xmas quarter 47,267 7
1709 Lady day quarter 7,228 8 10½
1709 Midsummer quarter 32,814 8 3
1709 Michaelmas quarter 28,011 9 10½
115,321 14
on the part of Scotland.
to receipts in 1708 Xmas quarter:
on Wines and Vinegar 600 9
on Tobacco 0 10
on East India Goods 626 4 6
1,227 4 2
310,723 19 5
£350,571 3
Creditor.
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept 1709 22 12 1
by paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer towards making good the Deficiencies provided for by 1 Anne, c. 7 viz.
Principal. Interest.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
on the First 3s. Aid granted anno 1697 65,667 0 3 12,169 1 5
on the 20 per cent. Duty on paper anno 1697 [by 8 Wm. III, c. 7] 1,900 0 0 266 19 7
on the Duty on Coals granted anno 1695 [by 6–7 Wm. III. c. 18], transferred to the Duties on Leather anno 1697 [8–9 Wm. III. c. 21]. 71,446 7 6 10,033 0 2
on the Third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698 33,350 0 0 4,542 15 10
on the Third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699 2,500 0 0 874 9
174,862 7 9 27,886 6
202,748 14
[by paid to] the New East India Company, towards the Deficiency of their Fond at Michaelmas 1701 12,469 19 11
the General Society trading to India, for the like Deficiency 1,019 2
13,489 2
[by paid to] Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: for the year 1697 upon account 122,657 8
338,895 4
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 11,675 18
£350,571 3
Debtor.
The 25 per cent. on French Goods, granted by 7–8 Wm. III, c. 20, for 21 years from 28 Feb. 1696–7.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer on
1708 Xmas quarter 0 4 10
1709 Lady day quarter 121 6
1709 Midsummer quarter 76 13 3
1709 Michaelmas quarter
198 4
The Duty of 5s. per ton on French shipping granted by 12 Car. II, c. 18, clause 17. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in the quarter ended Midsummer 1709 23 12 10
Plantation Duties granted by 25 Car. II, c. 7.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 505 16
£ s. d.
to receipts there in the quarter to
1708 Xmas 32 17 4
1709 Lady day 77 10 0
1709 Midsummer 444 9 4
1709 Michaelmas 800 14 3
1,355 10 11
£1,861 7
Arrears of the Tonnage Duties on ships and vessels which [were imposed by 5–6 Wm. and Mary, c. 20, and were taken off or] ceased 17 May 1696 by 7–8 Wm. III, c. 31.
to receipts at the Exchequer in the quarter to Midsummer 1709: £ s. d.
on account of the Five Sevenths 89 17 0
on account of the Two Sevenths 35 18 8
£125 15
The Additional Impositions on Goods and Merchandises, continued from 31 July 1706 to 1 August 1710 [as by 8–9 Wm. III, c. 20, and 1 Anne, c. 7: being the first two Deficiency Acts].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 4,794 12
on the part of England.
to receipts at the Exchequer in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 15,749 0 4
1709 Lady day quarter 7,863 15 7
1709 Midsummer quarter 9,323 16
1709 Michaelmas quarter 8,785 0
41,721 12 10
on the part of Scotland.
to receipts in the quarter to Xmas 1709 226 12 6
£46,742 17
Creditor.
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by paid on Annuities purchased, anno 1707; to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for those Annuities 2 10 0
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 195 14
£198 4
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by cash remaining in the Exchequer 29 Sept. 1709 23 12 10
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by paid in aid of Deficiencies—
to Principal money on the Sixth 4s. Aid granted anno 1703 538 13 11½
to Annuities purchased anno 1707 as per the account infra, p. cxxxviii 77 10 0
616 3 11½
by cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 1,245 3 7
£1,861 7
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by paid, out of the Five Sevenths, to the Bank of England on their yearly sum of 100,000l. 89 17 0
by paid, out of the Two Sevenths, to Annuities for one, two or three lives, charged on the Two Sevenths Excise 35 18 8
£125 15 8
Per Contra. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
by paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer towards making good the Deficiencies provided for by an Act of 1 Anne, c. 7: viz.
for Principal. for Interest.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
on the First 3s. Aid granted anno 1697 4,500 0 0 292 6 8
on the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 4,000 0 0 134 18 0
8,500 0 0 427 4 8
8,927 4 8
by paid to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets, for the year 1697: upon account 34,896 6
43,823 10 10¼
by cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 2,919 6
£46,742 17
Debtor.
Arrears of the Duties on Coals and Culme granted for five years from 15 May 1698 [as by 9–10 Wm. III, c. 13].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 21 9 2
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 7,254 11 8
1709 Lady day quarter 1,437 8
1709 Midsummer quarter
1709 Michaelmas quarter
8,691 19
£8,713 8 11½
Arrears of the Duties on Coals, Culme and Cynders granted for five years from 14 May 1703 [as by 1 Anne, st. 2. c. 4].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 1,621 4 0
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 8,580 19 2
1709 Lady day quarter 369 16 1
1709 Midsummer quarter 76 3 7
1709 Michaelmas quarter
9,026 18 10
£10,648 2 10
The Duties on Coals, Culme and Cynders continued from 14 May 1708 to 30 Sept. 1710 [as by 4–5 Anne, c. 18].
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 25,979 10
1709 Lady day quarter 9,553 1 7
1709 Midsummer quarter 28,985 2
1709 Michaelmas quarter 69,315 18
133,833 12
Arrears of the One Third Additional Tonnage and Poundage, together with the Duties on French Prize Wines granted for three years from 8 March 1703–4 [as by 2–3 Anne, c. 18].
£ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in the quarter to Xmas 1708 458 7
The One Third Additional Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage continued for 98 years from 8 March 1706–7 as by 4–5 Anne, c. 18.
on the part of England. £ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 22,533 14 11½
1709 Lady day quarter 12,595 17
1709 Midsummer quarter 21,472 8
1709 Michaelmas quarter 18,472 6 10
75,074 8
on the part of Scotland.
to receipts at the Exchequer in the quarter to Xmas 1708 264 0
£75,338 8 9
Creditor.
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by principal repaid [of loan money on said Duties] 6,000 0 0
by interest paid at 8 per cent. 2,608 15 10
8,608 15 10
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 104 13
£8,713 8 11½
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by principal repaid [of loan money on the said Duties] 9,800 0 0
by interest paid at 6 per cent. 406 1 1
10,206 1 1
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 442 1 9
£10,648 2 10
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by cash transferred to the General Fund for Annuities purchased anno 1706, as by the Account, infra, p. cxxxvi £133,833 12
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by [paid to] Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy, towards the Quota for Wages [of seamen] anno 1704 458 7
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by cash transferred to the General Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1706 as by the account, infra, p. cxxxvi £75,338 8 9
£75,338 8 9
Debtor.
The Two Thirds Additional Tonnage and Poundage granted for four years from 8 March 1704–5 as by 3–4 Anne, c. 3.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 1,435 1 9
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 29,950 15
1709 Lady day quarter 13,342 13
1709 Midsummer quarter 23,549 15 0
1709 Michaelmas quarter 14,088 10 1
80,931 14 3
on the part of Scotland.
to receipts at the Exchequer in 1708 Xmas quarter 516 1 1
£82,882 17 1
Memorandum.
This Duty by an Act 6 Anne, c. 50, was continued for the uses per contra from 7 March 1708–9 for three years longer.
Arrears of the Duty on Leather granted by 8–9 Wm. III, c. 21, for three years from 20 April 1697.
£ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in 1709 Midsummer quarter 9 16 8
more for arrears of the Duties on Coals ended 17 May 1696 brought to this account because the [unsatisfied or deficient] loans [thereon] were transferred to the Duties on Leather anno 1697 in 1709 Midsummer quarter 39 10 6
£49 7 2
The Duties on Whale Fins [granted by 9 Wm. III, c. 45], continued from 10 July 1706 to 1 August 1710; as by the Act 1 Anne, c. 7.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 346 1
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 304 4 10½
1709 Lady day quarter 320 6 11½
1709 Midsummer quarter 1,277 19
1709 Michaelmas quarter 1,804 14
3,707 5 8
£4,053 7
The Duty of 5s. per piece granted for ever on White Woollen Cloth exported as by 6 Anne, c. 43.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 379 12 6
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 272 7 6
1709 Lady day quarter 317 10 0
1709 Midsummer quarter 449 5 0
1709 Michaelmas quarter 281 7 0
1,320 9 6
£1,700 2 0
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by principal repaid in further part of a credit for 636,957l. 4s.d. [as by the said Act 3–4 Anne, c. 3] 62,311 1 5
by paid interest at 6 per cent. 20,242 1 1
82,553 2 6
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 329 14 7
£82,882 17 1
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by [paid] 7 per cent. interest of Loans on Coals anno 1695, transferred to Leather anno 1697 49 7 2
£49 7 2
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by paid to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of Malt Lottery Tickets, upon account [for said Tickets] 3,039 6
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 1,014 1 2
£4,053 7
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid to] James Brydges, Esq. [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad], for account of Extraordinaries [of the War], to wit, for the Officers of Gibraltar anno 1705 517 17 6
[by paid to ditto] for the same Officers on account of their pay anno 1706 517 17 6
1,035 15 0
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 664 7 0
£1,700 2 0
Debtor.
The Duty of 25l. per ton on French Prize Wines granted from 15 March 1707–8 during the war [as by 6 Anne, c. 73, clause 11].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 4,315 4 6
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 843 18 1
1709 Lady day quarter 3,387 15
1709 Midsummer quarter 1,890 6 2
1709 Michaelmas quarter 2,842 15
8,964 15 0
13,279 19 6
on the part of Scotland.
in 1708 Xmas quarter 36 10
£13,316 10
Arrears of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise incurred before the late King William's death.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer;
in the week ended 10 Dec. 1708 12 10 0
in the week ended 18 March 1708–9 12 10 0
in the week ended 24 June 1709 12 10 0
in the week ended 9 Sept. 1709 12 10 0
50 0 0
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by [paid] interest of Loans at 6 per cent. on the Half Subsidies and other Duties continued [to] 1 Aug. 1714 as by the Act 6 Anne, c. 73 10,447 18 11
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 2,868 11
£13,316 10
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by paid to Thomas Newport, Esq., executor to the Earl of Bradford [Cofferer of the Household to Wm. III] for debts [due and unpaid] in the Office of the Cofferer 50 0 0
£50 0 0
Debtor.
The Hereditary and Temporary Excise: on the part of England.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts per Henry Merston, Cashier of this revenue, between 27 Sept. 1708 and 26 Sept. 1709: viz.
in 1708 Xmas quarter for the gross produce 111,471 19 1
in 1709 Lady day quarter 111,280 6 1
in 1709 Midsummer quarter 115,471 19
in 1709 Michaelmas quarter 116,926 10
455,150 15 3
abate payments on account of management as per contra 14,790 14 11½
rests, neat produce 440,360 0
whereof
to pay Annuities charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise 192,400 0 0
for the Civil List 247,960 0
£440,360 0
Creditor
Per Contra.
by paid by the Cashier of this revenue according to his weekly certificates in that behalf.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
For account of the Queen's Civil List.
to the Prince of Denmark on his allowance 2,000 0 0
to the Administrator of the said Prince for arrears on the said allowance 4,250 0 0
to the Duke of Northumberland on his pension 3,000 0 0
to the Duke of Southampton on his pension 3,000 0 0
to the Duchess of Grafton on her pension. 2,250 0 0
to the Duke of Grafton, her son, on his pension 4,500 0 0
19,000 0 0
For account of management [of the Excise] as to so much of the charge thereof as is borne out of this branch of Excise and brought to account as paid in the said Weekly Certificates:
for salaries to [Excise] officers 11,978 6
for incident charges 2,526 1 8
to repay overcharges 1 15 6
for allowances on exportations 280 16 8
to rectify overpayments by collectors 3 14
14,790 14 11½
paid into the Exchequer according to the Weekly Certificates:
for the Civil List. for the 3,700l. per week.
1708 Xmas quarter 51,554 14 11½ 48,100 0 0
1709 Lady day quarter 56,558 18 48,100 0 0
1709 Midsummer quarter 57,048 2 48,100 0 0
1709 Michaelmas quarter 63,798 4 7 48,100 0 0
228,960 0 192,400 0 0
421,360 0
£455,150 15 3
Memorandum.
The Exchequer is made Debtor for the said these payments of 228,960l. 0s.d. and 192,400l. 0s. 0d. by particular accounts. See those accounts as follows.
Debtor.
The Exchequer for the weekly sum of 3,700l. out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise [as by the Act 12–13 Wm. III, c. 12].
£ s. d.
to the remain in cash at Michaelmas 1708 79,290 13
to the sum total of the weekly payments between 27 Sept. 1708 and 26 Sept. 1709 as per the above account of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 192,400 0 0
£271,690 13
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer to the uses following;
paid to John How, Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons, for account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1706 56 8
paid to Peter D'Langle, for Agency to Le Meloniere's Regiment 55 0 0
111 8
Memorandum:
The aforegoing payments [were made] out of a remain on the 3,700l. per week before 25 Dec. 1705 after all loans and interest before that time charged thereupon were satisfied.
paid to sundry on Annuities for one life as by 2–3 Anne, c. 3] 17,948 1 8
paid to sundry on Annuities for two lives [as by ditto] 7,939 0 0
paid to sundry on Annuities for three lives [as by ditto] 2,387 3 4
paid to sundry on Annuities for 99 years [as by 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 3] 122,936 18
151,211 3
paid to rewards to officers [for services relating to this branch]:
the Auditor of the Receipt on 590l. per an. 590 0 0
the Clerk of the Pells on 280l. per an. 280 0 0
the Four Tellers of the Receipt on 560l. per an. 560 0 0
1,430 0 0
paid to sundry on Annuities called Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament 40,135 6 8
192,887 19 0
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 78,802 14
£271,690 13
Debtor.
The Exchequer in account for the Hereditary and Temporary Excise paid in there for the Civil Government
£ s. d.
to cash remaining at Michaelmas 1708 6,505 10 1
£ s. d.
to the total of the payments certified on the part of England to be made at the Receipt of the Exchequer by the Cashier of Excise between the 27 Sept. 1708 and the 26 Sept. 1709 228,960 0
£ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer on the part of Scotland: in
1708 Xmas quarter 4,827 7 5
1709 Lady day quarter 7,605 5 3
1709 Midsummer quarter.
1709 Michaelmas quarter 5,588 5 11
18,020 18 7
246,980 18 10½
£253,486 8 11½
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer to the uses following: viz.
For account of the Queen's Civil List.
to Francis, Lord Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household: upon account: for the service of the Household 69,586 12
to John, Lord FitzHardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: upon account: for the service of the Chamber 16,761 16 10
to Ralph, Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe: upon account: for the service of the Great Wardrobe 8,000 0 0
to Charles Hedges, Esq., upon account: for the Robes 2,000 0 0
to the Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse: upon account: for the Extraordinaries of the Stables 2,000 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: upon account: for the service of the Works 1,000 0 0
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary and Extraordinary allowances 4,882 6 0
to Fees and Salaries payable at the Exchequer 33,648 13 1
to Pensions and Annuities payable at the Exchequer 2,487 0 0
to Spencer Compton, Esq., for Charities and bounties established by her Majesty 12,480 0 0
to the Band of Gentlemen Pensioners, per William Smith, Paymaster of said Band 4,000 0 0
to Royal Bounties 1,706 0 0
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Principal Secretary of State: for Secret Services 1,500 0 0
to Henry Boyle, Principal Secretary of State: for Secret Services 750 0 0
to William Lowndes, Esq., for Secret Services 6,698 12 4
to Jewels or presents in lieu of Jewels to Foreign Ministers 1,144 0 0
to the Privy Purse, per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough 14,718 4
to Contingencies of divers natures 5,531 12 5
to Henry Scobell, Esq., on account of the Tin affair 44,290 0 0
to sundry Services relating to Scotland 9,644 0 10
242,828 14 10
for account of Public Services.
to Prince Charles of Denmark, in lieu of his pretensions to the bishopric of Eutin 2,000 0 0
to Annuities purchased anno 1707 in aid of the Deficiency of the Fond for the purchase of the said Annuities: as per the account, infra, p. cxxxviii 2,000 0 0
4,000 0 0
246,828 14 10
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 6,657 14
£253,486 8 11½
Debtor.
Arrears of the Double 9d. Excise which commenced 17 Nov. 1691 and ended 17 May 1697 [granted by 2 Wm. and Mary, Sess. 2, c. 10, for four years to 17 Nov. 1695 and prolonged by the Poll Act 3 Wm. and Mary, c. 6, to 17 May 1697].
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708:
of the One Third 26 4
of the Two Thirds 8 13
34 17 11
Arrears of the Double Excise which determined 17 May 1697 [being one 9d. per barrel out of the Double 9d. Excise granted and prolonged as above].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 23 9 9
The 9d. per barrel Excise for 16 years from 17 May 1697 as by [5 Wm. and Mary, c. 5].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 110,903 16 4
on the part of England. on the part of Scotland.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 37,735 12 5 1,448 4
1709 Lady day quarter 34,391 12 2,281 11 7
1709 Midsummer quarter 35,189 3
1709 Michaelmas quarter 41,736 9 2,123 14 6
149,052 17 5,853 10
154,906 7 9
£265,810 4 1
Memorandum:
This 9d. Excise from the expiration of the present term which ends the 17 May 1713 was continued by an Act 4–5 Anne, c. 18, for Annuities purchased anno 1706 for 95 years longer.
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by principal repaid in Aid of the Sixth 4s. Aid anno 1703 out of the Two Thirds 8 13
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709: out of the One Third 26 4
£34 17 11
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by Principal repaid in Aid of the Sixth 4s. Aid anno 1703 23 9 9
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by [paid to] the Adventurers to the Million Lottery by the hands of Sir John Humble, Paymaster thereof 176,948 3 11¾
by cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 as by the account infra, p. cxxxviii, being the overplus of this branch computed as at 25 March 1709 9,812 13
186,760 17 4
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 79,049 6 9
£265,810 4 1
Debtor.
The Hereditary 9d. per barrel Excise commencing from 17 May 1696 [as by 5 Wm. and Mary, c. 20].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 22,506 9 11
on account of the Two Sevenths. on account of the Five Sevenths.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 10,409 17 26,024 15
1709 Lady day quarter 9,515 8 23,788 11
1709 Midsummer quarter 9,782 7 24,455 19 5
1709 Michaelmas quarter 11,454 8 8 28,636 2 4
41,162 2 102,905 8 2
144,067 10
on the part of Scotland.
to receipts in
1708 Xmas quarter 413 15 1,034 8
1709 Lady day quarter 651 17 1,629 13 11½
1709 Midsummer quarter
1709 Michaelmas quarter 606 15 1,516 18 11½
1,672 8 4,181 1
5,853 10 2
£172,427 10
Additional 9d. per barrel Excise for 99 years from 25 January 1692–3 [as by 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 3, and 5 Wm. and Mary, c. 5].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 61,620 13 4
on the part of England. on the part of Scotland.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 36,434 13 1,448 14 3
1709 Lady day quarter 33,303 19 11½ 2,281 11
1709 Midsummer quarter 34,238 6
1709 Michaelmas quarter 40,090 10 10 2,123 14
144,067 10 5,853 10 5
149,921 1
£211,541 14
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
out of the Five Sevenths.
by [paid to] the Bank of England on their 100,000l. per an 94,910 3 0
by cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 as by the account infra, p. cxxxviii, being the Overplus of this branch computed as at 1 June 1709 8,697 14
103,607 17
out of the Two Sevenths.
by [paid to] Annuities for one, two or three lives 36,839 14 3
by [paid] rewards to officers, to wit the Auditor of the Receipt on 150l. per an 150 0 0
by cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 as by the account infra, p. cxxxviii, being the Overplus of this branch computed as at 25 March 1709 5,798 0
42,787 14
146,395 11 11
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 26,031 18
£172,427 10
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid to] several on Annuities at 14 per cent. 123,305 11 0
by [paid] more on Annuities at 7 per cent. with the advantage of survivorship 7,668 10
130,974 1
by [paid] rewards to officers of the Exchequer, to wit:
the Auditor of the Receipt on 500l. per an. 500 0 0
the Clerk of the Pells on 400l. per an 400 0 0
the four Tellers of the Receipt on 300l per an. 300 0 0
Samuel Edwyn, Usher of the Receipt, for necessaries [stationery &c. delivered] 340 7 3
1,540 7 3
by cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 as by the account infra, p. cxxxviii, being the Overplus of this branch computed as at 24 June 1709 14,613 10
147,127 18 7
by balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 64,413 15
£211,541 14
Debtor.
Arrears of the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cider and Perry on the several grants hereundermentioned: viz.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708:
on the grant 2 Anne from 23 June 1704 to 24 June 1705 pro anno 1704 [as by 2–3 Anne, c. 2] 25 18 11½
on the grant 3 Anne from 23 June 1705 to 24 June 1706 pro anno 1705: [as by 3–4 Anne, c. 3] 3 10 6
on the grant 4 Anne from 23 June 1706 to 24 June 1707: pro anno 1706: as by [4 Anne, c. 5] 388 15 10½
418 5 4
to receipts at the Exchequer for arrears on the several grants hereunder mentioned between 28 Sept. 1708 and 28 Sept. 1709: viz.
on the grant from 20 April 1697 to 20 April 1699 [as by 8–9 Wm. III, c. 22] in 1708 Xmas quarter 37 14 3
on the grant 13 Wm. III, c. 5, from 9 March 1701 to 24 June 1703: pro anno 1702: in 1709 Lady day quarter 6l. 0s. 1d. and in 1709 Midsummer quarter 25l. 18s.d. 31 18
on the grant 2 Anne, c. 2, from 23 June 1704 to 24 June 1705: pro anno 1704: in 1709 Midsummer quarter 9 19 0
on the grant 4 Anne, c. 5, from 23 June 1706 to 24 June 1707: pro anno 1706: in 1708 Xmas quarter 373l. 3s.d.; in 1709 Lady day quarter 81l. 1s.d.; in 1709 Midsummer quarter 99l. 12s.d. 553 17
633 9
£1,051 14 11½
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Malt Act anno 1697.
by [paid to] Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: upon account 37 14
Malt Act anno 1704.
by paid to Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance: for account of land services of the Office of Ordnance anno 1704 22 18
[ditto] more for account of the quota to sea services anno 1704 12 19
35 17 11½
Malt Act anno 1705.
by [paid to] the Treasurer of the Navy for account of the Quota to Wear and Tear anno 1705 3 10 6
Malt Act anno 1706.
by [paid to] John How, Esq. [Paymaster of Guards and Garrisons], for account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1706 942 13 5
1,019 16 2
by balance in the Exchequer at 28 Sept. 1709 out of Duties on Malt anno 1702 31 18
£1,051 14 11½
Memorandum:
The several payments to the public offices are out of what the grants produced after all loans thereupon and interest were satisfied or the Deficiencies [thereof] transferred to succeeding grants.
Debtor.
The Duties on Malt, Mum, Cider and Perry continued from 23 June 1707 to 24 June 1708 as by 6 Anne, c. 38.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 20,401 1
£ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 13,782 9 5
1709 Lady day quarter 4,168 14
1709 Midsummer quarter 34 16 10½
1709 Michaelmas quarter 46 8 1
18,032 8 7
£38,433 10
The Duties on Malt, Mum, Cider and Perry continued from 23 June 1708 to 24 June 1709 as by 7 Anne, c. 3.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 5 0 0
£ s. d.
to receipts in the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 9,366 18
1709 Lady day quarter 91,990 8
1709 Midsummer quarter 182,294 18 9
1709 Michaelmas quarter 165,806 12
449,458 17
on the part of Scotland.
to receipts in Michaelmas quarter 1709 2 15 6
£449,466 12 11½
The Duties on Malt, Mum, Cider and Perry continued from 23 June 1709 to 24 June 1710 as by 8 Anne, c. 3.
£ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer between 24 June 1709 and 28 Sept. following 342 10
£342 10
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid] principal of Loans registered on Malt anno 1705 transferred to Malt anno 1707 500 0 0
by [paid] interest at 6 per cent. 13 17 11
513 17 11
by [paid] principal of Loans registered on Malt anno 1707 after the abovesaid transference 35,360 9 6
by [paid] interest at 5 per cent. 746 5 5
36,106 14 11
36,620 12 10
by balance remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 1,812 17
£38,433 10
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid] principal of Loans registered on Malt anno 1706 transferred to Malt anno 1708 94,338 15 6
by [paid] interest at 5 per cent. 7,378 0 7
101,716 16 1
Memorandum:
The Loans transferred amounted to no more than 94,338l. 15s. 6d.
by [paid] principal of Loans registered on Malt anno 1708 after the abovesaid transference 320,265 0 11½
by [paid] interest at 5 per cent. 18,579 0 7
338,844 1
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 8,905 15 4
£449,466 12 11½
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by paid interest of Loans registered on Malt Duties anno 1709 at 6 per cent. 28 10 0
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 314 0
£342 10
Debtor.
The 36s. per barrel of Sweets [Sweet Wines] granted 5 Anne [6 Anne, c. 2] for 99 years from 24 March 1706–7.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to receipts at the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 162 6
1709 Lady day quarter 75 3 11
1709 Midsummer quarter 122 17 11
1709 Michaelmas quarter 90 5
£450 13 4
The 12d. per bushel on Salt granted 7–8 Wm. III, c. 31, for ever.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 20,322 3
£ s. d.
to receipts in the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 8,278 0 6
1709 Lady day quarter 10,481 18
1709 Midsummer quarter 7,305 16 8
1709 Michaelmas quarter 24,518 4 2
50,583 19
£70,906 2 10¼
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by cash transferred to the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 as by the account infra, p. cxxxviii 450 13 4
£450 13 4
Per Contra.
by paid on Sundry Deficiencies: viz. on the Deficiencies provided for by the Act 8–9 Wm. III, c. 20, called the first [Deficiencies Act or] General Mortgage.
for principal. for interest.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
on the [Loan] Register for the Third 4s. Aid granted 1695 1 10 2 0 13 4
on the [Loan] Register for the Fourth 4s. Aid granted 1696 483 12 5 287 10 8
on the [Loan] Register for the Three Fourths Customs 100 0 0 31 19 2
on the [Loan] Register for the Duties on Marriages anno 1695 21 11 3 16 19 11
on the [Loan] Register for the Duties on Salt granted anno 1696 100 0 0 37 18 4
706 13 10 375 1 5
1,081 15 3
on the Deficiencies provided for by the [Second Deficiencies] Act of 1 Anne, c. 7, called the Second General Mortgage.
on the [Loan] Register for Coals [Duties] anno 1695 transferred to Leather [Duties] anno 1697 10,000 0 0 4,123 11 2
on the [Loan] Register for 20 per cent. Duty on Paper for taking in wrought plate 600 0 0 33 4 0
on the [Loan] Register for the Third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698 14,000 0 0 2,151 5 11
on the [Loan] Register for the Third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699 500 0 0 39 15 10
25,100 0 0 6,347 16 11
31,447 16 11
by [paid to] Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: upon account 22,645 19
55,175 11
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 15,730 11 8
£70,906 2 10¼
Debtor.
The 28 pence per bushel on Salt granted by 9 Wm. III, c. 44, from 25 Dec. 1699 for ever.
together with
the Additional Stamp Duties from 1 August 1698 as by 9–10 Wm. III, c. 25.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 12,591 19 4
on Salt Duties. on Stamp Duties.
to receipts in £ s. d. £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 19,315 8 1 10,316 19 9
1709 Lady day quarter 24,139 5 2 8,882 17 3
1709 Midsummer quarter 16,904 16 11 10,205 5 2
1709 Michaelmas quarter 57,209 2 11 13,091 8 10
117,568 13 1 42,496 11 0
160,065 4 1
£172,657 3 5
Duty on Stamped Vellom, Parchment and Paper, continued by 1 Anne, c. 7, from 31 July 1706 to 1 Aug. 1710.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 6,315 0
to receipts there in £ s. d.
1708 Xmas quarter 10,528 1 11
1709 Lady day quarter 8,161 11 6
1709 Midsummer quarter 9,044 4
1709 Michaelmas quarter 14,316 3 6
42,050 0 11½
£48,365 1 7
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by [paid to] the English Company trading to India in a joint stock on [their annuity of] 133,040l. per an. 124,926 9
by [paid to] the General Society [of traders to India] not trading in a joint stock: on their 26,960l. per an. 28,210 3
153,136 12 1
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 19,520 11 4
£172,657 3 5
Per Contra.
by paid on Deficiencies provided for by the Act 1 Anne, c. 7:
for Principal. for Interest.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
on the [Loan] Register for Coals [Duties] anno 1695 transferred to Leather Duties anno 1697 9,626 9 10 1,085 16 1
on the [Loan] Register for the Third Quarterly Poll granted anno 1698 3,150 0 0 816 8 0
12,776 9 10 1,902 4 1
14,678 13 11
by paid to Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: upon account 30,700 4
45,378 18
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 2,986 3
£48,365 1 7
Debtor.
The Revenue of the Post Office.
£ s. d.
to the Remain in the hands of Stephen Lilly, the Receiver General of the Post Office, 27 Sept. 1708 206 3 4
£ s. d.
to receipts by Stephen Lilly, Receiver General of the Post Office, for the gross produce of this revenue in
1708 Xmas quarter 28,496 11 10
1709 Lady day quarter 25,686 11 1
1709 Midsummer quarter 28,684 1 7
1709 Michaelmas quarter 23,650 8 11
106,517 13 5
£106,723 16 9
The gross receipts as above 106,517 13 5
paid on account of management as per contra 50,162 12 2
rest neat £56,355 1 3
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by paid by the Receiver General of the Post Office for the uses following, according to his weekly certificates in that behalf:
for account of the Civil List.
to the Prince of Denmark on his allowance 1,750 0 0
to his Administrators for arrears at the time of his death 6,250 0 0
8,000 0 0
to the Duchess of Cleveland on 4,700l. per an. 5,200 0 0
to the Duke of Schomberg on 5,000l. per an. 5,600 0 0
to the Duke of Leeds on 3,500l. per an. 3,875 0 0
to the Duke of Marlborough on 5,000l. per an. 5,650 0 0
to the Duke of Queensberry and Dover on 3,000l. per an. 3,750 0 0
to the Earl of Rochester on 4,000l. per an. 4,500 0 0
to the executors of the Earl of Rochford for arrears at the time of his death 250 0 0
to the Earl of Seafield on 3,000l. per an. 2,250 0 0
to the Earl of Mar on 3,000l. per an. 750 0 0
to William, Lord Cowper, Lord Chancellor, on 4,000l. per an. 4,500 0 0
to Guy Palmes, Esq., on 1,000l. per an. 500 0 0
to Charles Osborn, Esq., on 200l. per an. 200 0 0
to William Brocket, Esq., on 400l. per an. 400 0 0
to the widow of Titus Oates on 300l. per an. 300 0 0
to the widow of Dr. Johnson on 300l. per an. 300 0 0
to the University of Edinburgh on 210l. per an. 420 0 0
to the University of Glasgow on 210l. per an. 315 0 0
46,760 0 0
for account of [Post Office] management.
for salaries and wages to officers 8,759 14 5
for [Office] incidents 4,660 4 2
for letters returned 248 0 11
for charge of packet boats 36,494 12 8
50,162 12 2
money paid into the Exchequer according to certificates:
in 1709 Lady day quarter 5,805 16 11
in 1709 Midsummer quarter 800 0 0
in 1709 Michaelmas quarter 3,000 0 0
9,605 16 11
106,528 9 1
Memorandum
The Exchequer is made Debtor for these payments by a particular account as follows and the disposition thereof appears thereby.
by balance, being the remain in the hands of the Receiver General of the Post Office 26 Sept. 1709. 195 7 8
£106,723 16 9
Debtor.
The Exchequer in account for the Revenue of the Post Office paid into the Exchequer [as by the above preceding account] for the Civil Government.
£ s. d.
to the sum total of the payments appearing by the Receiver General's Certificates to have been made at the Exchequer between 27 Sept. 1708 and 26 Sept. 1709 as above 9,605 16 11
£9,605 16 11
Debtor.
Small Branches [of the Revenue] and Casual Revenues.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708:
on First Fruits 1,950 4 9
on Tenths 4,624 17 10½
on Seizures 116 0 0
on Sale of Tin 1,535 3 11
on Fines and Forfeitures 100 0 0
on brewers' forfeitures 97 3
on Savoy Hospital revenue 1,946 14 6
10,370 4 4
to money arisen by Small Branches and Casualties between 28 Sept. 1708 and 28 Sept. 1709:
First Fruits (whereof 3,200l. by tallies of assignment) 3,200 0 0
Tenths of the Clergy (whereof 9,300l. by tallies of assignment) 9,385 10 2
Fines on Alienation (whereof 1,000l. by tallies of assignment) 1,000 0 0
Wine Licence Revenue 2,500 0 0
[Sheriffs'] proffers 1,439 10
Compositions [in the Exchequer] 3 6 8
Seizures 14,797 3 0
Land revenue:
fines of lease 135 10 2
rents of lands 337 9 4
Tenths [royalty] of lead mines 455 7 3
value of timber delivered to the Navy by the Surveyor of her Majesty's Woods and Forests, Trent South, in this year according to the certificate in that behalf 4,110 4 10
Carried forward to p. xciv £37,364 2 £10,370 4 4
Creditor.
Per Contra.
£ s. d.
by paid at the Receipt of the Exchequer to the uses following:
for account of the Queen's Civil List.
to John, Lord FitzHardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: upon account [for the service of the Chamber] 1,000 0 0
to Foreign Ministers, on their Ordinary and Extraordinary allowances 1,697 14 0
to Fees and Salaries [payable at the Exchequer] 828 15
to Pensions and Annuities [payable at the Exchequer] 600 0 0
to Spencer Compton: for Charities [and Bounties] established by her Majesty 692 6 0
to [Royal] Bounties [payable in the Exchequer] 1,000 0 0
to the Privy Purse, per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough 437 1
to Contingencies of divers natives [payable in the Exchequer] 1,150 0 0
to Henry Scobell, Esq., on account of the Tin affair 300 0 0
to services relating to Scotland 900 0 0
8,605 16 11
by cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709 1,000 0 0
£9,605 16 11
Creditor.
Per Contra.
by paid to several uses and services following: viz.
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
to the Queen's Civil List.
to Lord Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household:
out of Seizures 6,034 6 11½
out of Proffers 11 8
out of Rents of Lands 237 9 4
out of Fines of Leases 30 0 0
out of Wine Licences 600 0 0
6,913 4 11¾
to the Treasurer of the Chamber:
out of Seizures 210 0 0
out of Proffers 392 16 10
602 16 10
to the Robes, per Charles Hedges:
out of Wine Licences 700 0 0
to Foreign Ministers:
out of Seizures 100 0 0
out of Proffers 82 0 0
out of Rents of Lands 100 0 0
282 0 0
to Fees and Salaries [payable in the Exchequer]:
out of Seizures 2,272 4 2
out of Compositions 1 0 0
out of Proffers 198 15 8
out of rents on grants 20 10 0
out of Hanaper profits 37 4 7
out of Fines of Leases 71 3 2
out of Wine Licences 671 17 11
3,272 15 6
Carried forward to p. xcv £11,770 17
Brought forward 37,364 2 10,370 4 4
rents [or royalties reserved] on grants 187 3 4
Fines and Forfeitures [in the Exchequer] 764 0 0
brewers' forfeitures 56 14 10
profits of the Hanaper (whereof 37l. 4s. 7d. by tallies of assignment) 37 4 7
sale of the Queen's tin 102,453 13 5
rents belonging to the Savoy Hospital 200 0 0
141,062 17 10½
receipts on account of the late King William III's debts:
from Sheriffs' proffers 0 4 0
from seizures 10 0 0
10 4 0
Carried forward to p. xcvi £151,443 6
Brought forward 11,770 17
to Pensions and Annuities [payable at the Exchequer]: £ s. d.
out of First Fruits 3,200 0 0
out of Tenths 9,300 0 0
out of Seizures 176 5
out of Alienations 1,000 0 0
out of Proffers 273 3
out of Tenths of lead mines 170 10 0
14,119 18
to Spencer Compton, Esq., for Charities established by her Majesty:
out of Seizures 50 0 0
to Royal Bounties [payable at the Exchequer]:
out of Seizures 37 11 8
out of Fines and Forfeitures 864 0 0
out of Compositions 1 6 8
out of Proffers 34 6 0
out of Rents on Grants 146 13 4
1,083 17 8
to William Lowndes for Secret Services:
out of Seizures 50 0 0
out of Compositions 0 6 8
out of Proffers 0 7 4
out of Fines of Leases 1 7 8
52 1 8
to the Privy Purse:
out of Proffers 82 16 6
out of Tenths of lead mines 284 17 3
367 13 9
to Contingencies [payable in the Exchequer]:
out of Seizures 2,154 8 10
out of Proffers 146 0 10½
out of Fines of Leases 32 19 4
out of Wine Licences 528 2 1
2,861 11
to Henry Scobell, Esq., on account of the Tin affair:
out of Seizures 3,500 0 0
out of Proffers 32 2 0
3,532 2 0
to Services relating to Scotland:
out of Seizures 225 0 0
out of Compositions 0 13 4
out of Proffers 185 13 4
out of Rents on Grants 20 0 0
431 6 8
34,269 8 11½
For Public Services.
[by timber] to the Navy [on the head of] Wear and Tear; being the value of timber delivered out of her Majesty's Forests this year [1708–9] 4,110 4 10
Carried forward to p. xcvii £4,110 4 10 £34,269 8 11½
Brought forward £151,443 6
£151,443 6
whereof by tallies of assignment as above £13,537 4 7
Brought forward 4,110 4 10 34,269 8 11½
[by paid] to John How, Paymater of Guards and Garrisons, for account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1706 out of brewers' forfeitures 146 5 1
[by paid] to Annuities purchased anno 1707 in aid of the Deficiency of the Fond [for the said Annuities]:
out of Seizures: as per the account infra, p. cxxxviii 100 0 0
to Edward Barker, Esq., Treasurer to the Queen's Bounty for Augmenting Poor Livings:
out of First Fruits 1,950 4 9
out of Tenths of the Clergy 4,549 15 3
10,856 9 11
45,125 18 10½
[by paid] principal repaid of Loans on Tin: out of tin [sales] 102,362 8 5
[by paid] interest thereon out of ditto 553 18 7
102,916 7 0
For the late King William's debts out of the arrears of his [Civil List] revenues.
[by paid] for debts in the Cofferer's Office per the hands of Thomas Newport, Esq.:
out of Seizures 10 0 0
out of Proffers 0 4 0
10 4 0
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709: viz. on
Tenths of the Clergy 160 12
Seizures 3 5 8
Sales of tin 1,072 10 4
brewers' forfeitures 7 13
rents of the Savoy Hospital 2,146 14 6
3,390 16 4
£151,443 6
Separate account inserted at this page dated 6 Nov. 1709 and signed by Edward Wilcox [Surveyor General of her Majesty's Woods, Trent South].
£ s. d.
An account of her Majesty's timber delivered to the Navy between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709:
in New Forest, 838 loads and 8 foot of oak, valued at 2,933 11 2
in ditto, 239 loads and 1 foot of beech, valued at 537 15 11
in Rockingham Forest, 182 loads and 27 foot of oak, valued at 638 17 9
£4,110 4 10
Debtor.
The Duty of Four and a Half per cent. from Barbados and the Leeward Islands [see Introduction to Vol. XVIII of Treasury Calendar, pp. xi–xvi].
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 130 0
£ s. d.
to receipts in the Exchequer in
1708 Xmas quarter 2,988 11 3
1709 Lady day quarter
1709 Midsummer quarter
1709 Michaelmas quarter 3,329 17 1
6,318 8 4
£6,448 9
The Coinage Duty for the Mint, being 10s. per tun on Wines imported as by 18 Car. II, c. 5, continued by 4 Wm. and Mary, c. 24, and by 12–13 Wm. III, c. 11, and 4–5 Anne, c. 9.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 97 0 7
£ s. d.
to receipts there in
1708 Xmas quarter 4,310 9 11
1709 Lady day quarter
1709 Midsummer quarter 1,488 6 9
1709 Michaelmas quarter 1,742 4 6
7,541 1 2
7,638 1 9
to receipts there on the part of Scotland for 1708 Xmas quarter 254 8
£7,892 10
Revenue [arising] by licensing Hackney Coaches granted for 21 years from Midsummer 1694 by 5–6 Wm. and Mary, c. 22.
£ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1708 39 5
£ s. d.
to receipts there in
1708 Xmas quarter 500 0 0
1709 Lady day quarter
1709 Midsummer quarter 600 0 0
1709 Michaelmas quarter 1,167 5 2
2,267 5 2
£2,306 10