Revenue Account
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'Revenue Account: General Abstract', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. CXL-CXCIII. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90763 Date accessed: 28 August 2014.


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General Abstract

Debtor.
The Exchequer [in account] to the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. on the second Act for Sale of Annuities anno 1708 [as by the Act 6 Anne, c. 48].
£ s. d.
to so much of the Contribution money of these Annuities as was directed by Parliament to be applied towards securing the quarterly payments thereupon until the Fond takes place [as a free and uncharged source of revenue ad hoc]: as per the account supra, p. cxiii 260,000 0 0
£260,000 0 0
A General Abstract of the accompts of the Public Revenues, Taxes and Moneys Borrowed from Michaelmas 1708 to Michaelmas 1709.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to the Remains in cash at Michaelmas 1708 as per the foot of that year's accompt appears: viz.
Customs Continued from 1 August 1706 27,077 16 11
Duties on Low Wines &c.; for Loans anno 1705 4,944 17 10
Additional Tonnage, part of the Queen's Civil List 1,092 3
arrears of the Duties on Coffee &c.: for the Transport debt 22 12 1
Continued Impositions: for Loans 39,847 4
Plantation Duty 505 16
Additional Impositions: for Loans 4,794 12
arrears of the Duties on Coals anno 1698: for Loans 21 9 2
Coals, Culme and Cinders anno 1703: for Loans 1,621 4 0
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705: for Loans 1,435 1 9
Duties on Whale Fins 1 Anne, c. 7 346 1
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth 379 12 6
25s. per ton on French prize wines: for Loans 4,315 4 6
3,700l. per week Excise: for Annuities 79,290 13
Hereditary and Temporary Excise: for the Civil List 6,505 10 1
One Third Double 9d. Excise arrears 26 4
Two Thirds ditto 8 13
arrears of the Double Excise 23 9 9
ninepenny Excise: for the Lottery Tickets 110,903 16 4
ninepenny Excise: for the Bank and for Annuities 22,506 9 11
ninepenny Excise: for Annuities and survivorships 61,620 13 4
Duties on Malt pro anno 1704 25 18 11½
Duties on Malt pro anno 1705 3 10 6
Duties on Malt pro anno 1706 388 15 10½
Duties on Malt pro anno 1707 20,401 1
Duties on Malt anno 1708 5 0 0
12d. per bushel on Salt 20,322 3
28d. per bushel on Salt and Additional Stamp Duties: for the East India Company 12,591 19 4
Stamp Duties Continued, 1 Anne, c. 7 6,315 0
Letter [or Post Office] money 206 3 4
First Fruits 1,950 4 9
Tenths of the Clergy 4,624 17 10½
Carried forward to p. cxlii £434,234 3
Creditor.
Per Contra. £ s. d.
by paid on the Annuities per contra which continue for 99 years from 24 June 1708 225,365 1 10
Memorandum: the Act for sale of these Annuities allows the like advance of the quarterly payments to Michaelmas 1711 [as in the account next above] deducting 4 per cent. per an. for interest in like manner as above.
balance in cash remaining in the Exchequer 28 Sept. 1709, which includes 13,162l. 15s. 8d. gained by deductions for the interest upon the quarterly payments advanced as aforesaid 34,634 18 2
£260,000 0 0
Per Contra. £ s. d. £ s. d.
by paid to Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy: upon account for the services hereunder mentioned: viz.
for the Naval Ordinary generally:
anno 1708 9,000 0 0
anno 1709 26,993 2 0
for the Yards under the head of Ordinary:
anno 1708 21,000 0 0
anno 1709 41,000 0 0
total for Ordinary 97,993 2 0
for wages to seamen generally:
anno 1702 2,139 6 6
anno 1703 41 1
anno 1704 458 7
anno 1708 153,000 0 0
anno 1709 463,623 12 2
for Sick and Wounded and prisoners at war per the hands of the Treasurer for Sick and Wounded:
anno 1708 5,000 0 0
anno 1709 33,920 19
for the Chest at Chatham:
anno 1709 2,000 0 0
for subsistence, offreckonings and clearings to the Marine Regiments under the pay of Walter Whitfeild, Esq.:
anno 1702 70,539 4 11
anno 1708 61,560 3 11½
anno 1709 34,580 8 0
total for Wages 826,863 3 10
for the Victualling: to wit: bills of exchange, short allowance and Contingencies:
anno 1709 162,466 17
Sick and Wounded and prisoners at war, by the hands of the Treasurer for Sick and Wounded:
anno 1709. 20,672 6
the Course:
anno 1709 310,860 15 9
total for the Victualling 494,000 0 0
Carried forward to p. cxliii £1,418,856 5 10
Brought forward 434,234 3
Seizures 116 0 0
Fines and Forfeitures 100 0 0
brewers' forfeitures 97 3
rents of the Savoy Hospital 1,946 14 6
sale of the Queen's tin 1,535 3 11
Four and a Half per cent. Duty in Barbados &c. 130 0
Coinage Duty 97 0 7
rent of Hackney Coaches 39 5
Capitation Subsidies for Exchequer Bills 128 11
arrears of the Duties on marriages &c. 241 1 5
Duties on Houses for Windows 21,250 14 10¾
Second 3s. Aid 105 5 6
Second 2s. Aid 1 9
Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid 553 14
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies 12 13 0
Subsidies anno 1703 3,585 3
Seventh 4s. Aid 356 7
Eighth 4s. Aid 452 17 4
Ninth 4s. Aid 689 3 4
Tenth 4s. Aid 28,857 5 8
Eleventh 4s. Aid 3,275 14
loans on the Subsidies anno 1707: for interest 7,044 4 3
Contributions on the second Act: for Annuities anno 1708 13,196 0 0
payments per the East India Company anno 1708 3,298 7 9
loans on the Half Subsidies and other Duties pro anno 1708 1,041 6
on the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706: as per the account, p. cxxxvi, supra 61,400 15
on the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707: as per the account, supra, p. cxxxviii 35,171 4
on the Fond for paying 40,000l. in Annuities purchased anno 1708, supra, p. cxxxviii 100,000 0 0
718,847 12
Remains in tallies undisposed of and resting in the hands of particular Paymasters as per the account, supra, p. cxxviii 352,731 9 4
total Remains in cash and tallies at Michaelmas 1708 £1,071,579 1 11¼
Brought forward 1,418,856 5 10
memorandum:
by paid more to the Victualling, out of the Rate for Wear and Tear because the Rate of 19s. per man per month for Victualling was completed:
for Wear and Tear: to wit: Imprest Bills of exchange and Contingencies:
anno 1702 12 13 0
anno 1703 3,459 1
anno 1704 356 7
anno 1705 3 10 6
anno 1708 41,000 0 0
anno 1709 65,583 6 8
for the Course:
anno 1709 266,325 10 0
for the Yards under this head:
anno 1708 36,084 0 0
anno 1709 71,735 0 0
the value of timber out of her Majesty's Forests:
anno 1709 4,118 4 10
for Victualling: to wit:
for the Course:
[anno 1709] 60,737 0 0
for bills of exchange and Contingencies out of the Rate for Wear and Tear, the Rate for Victualling being completed:
anno 1708 25,000 0 0
anno 1709 29,465 7 5
total for Wear and Tear 603,512 1 0
by paid more for James Plunkett, a Captain of Marines in Carmarthen's Regiment, broke anno 1698: for arrears of pay: out of rent of Hackney Coaches 78 6 8
total by [paid to] the Treasurer of the Navy between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 £2,022,446 13 6
The above total payment to the Treasurer of the Navy was for the service of the years as follows:
anno 1698 78 6 8
anno 1702 72,691 4 5
anno 1703 3,500 2 11
anno 1704 814 14 2
anno 1705 3 10 6
anno 1708 351,644 3 11½
anno 1709 1,593,714 10 10½
2,022,446 13 6
all the above particulars were directed to be satisfied out of Fonds as follows: viz.
out of the Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies pro anno 1702 2,151 19 6
out of Loans on the Half Subsidies 70,539 4 11
out of Subsidies pro anno 1703 3,500 2 11
out of One Third Tonnage and Poundage pro anno 1704 458 7
out of the Seventh 4s. Aid pro anno 1704 356 7
out of the Duties on Malt pro anno 1705 3 10 6
out of the payments by the East India Company pro anno 1708 234,015 4 9
out of the Contributions on the Second Act for Annuities anno 1708 5,000 0 0
Carried forward to p. cxlv £316,024 16 9
Debtor. £ s. d.
Remains brought forward 1,071,579 1 11¼
Carried forward £1,071,579 1 11¼
Brought forward 316,024 16 9
out of the Loans on the Half Subsidies &c. pro anno 1708:
for account of the year 1708 42,628 19
out of Loans on the Eleventh 4s. Aid pro anno 1708 70,000 0 0
out of Loans on the Twelfth 4s. Aid pro anno 1709 415,129 9 2
out of Loans on Malt pro anno 1709 186,031 9 0
out of payments by the Bank of England pro anno 1709 69,465 7 5
out of Exchequer Bills pro anno 1709 918,978 0
out of Fonds in Aid [not voted]:
wood sales, or the value of timber delivered to the Navy out of her Majesty's forests by the Surveyor of Woods 4,110 4 10
out of the rent of Hackney Coaches 78 6 8
2,022,446 13 6
Memorandum: the placing of [part of the] Fonds of the year 1708 to the accounts of former years [to wit of the year 1702] is to aid the Navy towards Deficiencies in those former years.
total of the Fonds drawn upon as for the years as above:
anno 1698 78 6 8
anno 1702 72,691 4 5
anno 1703 3,500 2 11
anno 1704 814 14 2
anno 1705 3 10 6
anno 1708 351,644 3 11½
anno 1709 1,593,714 10 10½
2,022,446 13 6
Expenditure carried forward £2,022,446 13 6
Debtor. £ s. d.
Remains brought forward 1,071,579 1 11¼
to cash for the neat produce of the several Duties and Revenues under management of the Commissioners of Customs between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: viz.
Duties and Revenues in being at Michaelmas 1709.
on the part of Scotland. on the part of England.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Customs continued to 1 Aug. 1710 1,898 5 7 282,698 2 9
Additional Tonnage and Poundage for the Queen's life 576 9 7 230,646 1
Continued Duties on Coffee, Tea &c. to 24 June 1710 28,248 15 10
new Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea &c. to 24 June 1710 0 7 6 20,864 2 1
15 per cent. on Muslins Continued to 24 June 1710 31,426 10 1
Wines and Vinegar, on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 600 9 99,822 11 0
Impositions on tobacco, on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 0 10 94,352 9
Impositions on East India goods, on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 626 4 6 115,321 14
25 per cent. on French goods for 21 years from 28 Feb. 1696–7 198 4
5s. per ton on French shipping [granted by 12 Car. II., c. 18, clause 17] 23 12 10
Plantation Duties granted 12 Car. II. [sic for 25 Car. II., c. 7] 1,355 10 11
Additional Impositions, on the grant continuing to 1 Aug. 1710 226 12 6 41,721 12 10
Duties on Coals, Culme &c. continuing to 30 Sept. 1710 133,833 12
One Third Tonnage and Poundage for 98 years from 8 Mar. 1706 264 0 75,074 8
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage, on the grant continuing to 8 March 1711–12 516 1 1 80,931 14 3
Duties on whale fins, on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 3,707 5 8
5s. per piece on white woollen cloths exported per an Act 6 Anne, c. 44 1,320 9 6
25l. per ton on French prize wines per an Act 6 Anne, c. 73, during the war 36 10 8,964 15 0
Carried forward to p. cxlviii £1,071,579 1 11¼
Expenditure brought forward 2,022,446 13 6
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid to] Harry Mordaunt, Treasurer and Paymaster of the Office of Ordnance, upon account for the service of the Ordnance as follows: viz.
for [Ordnance] Land Services generally:
towards the proportion for the year 1704 312 19
ditto for 1708 29,750 0 0
ditto for 1709 98,250 0 0
128,312 19
for [Ordnance] Sea Services generally:
towards the proportion for the year 1703 7,500 0 0
ditto for 1704 12 19
ditto for 1708 19,750 0 0
ditto for 1709 78,250 0 0
105,512 19
for Wharf and Storehouse at Portsmouth:
towards the proportion for the year 1708 10,000 0 0
by ditto more for Winifred Milbourne for lands taken into Clifford's Fort [Tynemouth], Co. Northumberland, temp. Charles II. 150 0 0
total paid for the Ordnance between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 243,975 18 11½
which services were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds following: viz.
Seventh 4s. Aid pro anno 1704 210 15 8
Duties on Malt pro anno 1704 35 17 11½
payments by the East India Company pro anno 1708 33,500 0 0
Loans on the Eleventh 4s. Aid pro anno 1708:
for account of the year 1703. 7,500 0 0
for account of the year 1708. 26,000 0 0
payments by the Bank of England pro anno 1709 6,000 0 0
Exchequer Bills pro anno 1709 110,500 0 0
Loans on the Twelfth 4s. Aid pro anno 1709 60,000 0 0
out of moneys in Aid.
rent of Hackney Coaches pro anno 1704 79 5 4
for lands for Clifford's Fort anno 1704: out of Rent of Hackney Coaches 150 0 0
£243,975 18 11½
Memorandum:
The placing [7,500l. out of the] Fonds anno 1708 to the account of former years is to aid the Ordnance towards the Deficiencies in those former years.
Carried forward to p. cxlix £2,266,422 12
Debtor. £ s. d.
Remains brought forward 1,071,579 1 11¼
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Four and a Half per cent. Duty from Barbados and the Leeward Islands 6,318 8 4
Coinage Duty for the Mint 254 8 7,541 1 2
Revenues expired before Michaelmas 1709.
Additional Tonnage and Poundage which determined by the King's death 27 2 11
Five Sevenths of the Tonnage Duty on ships ended 17 May 1696 89 17 0
Two Sevenths of ditto 35 18 8
Coals and Culme, on the grant for five years from 15 May 1698 8,691 19
ditto, on the grant for five years more ended 15 May 1708 9,026 18 10
One Third Additional Tonnage and Poundage which ended 8 March 1706–7 458 7
arrears of the Duties on Coals in the year 1695 39 10 6
Additional Tonnage and Poundage ended 1 Feb. 1699–1700 for Exchequer Bills 399 4 5
20 per cent. on paper anno 1697 16 12 6
5,000 0 1,283,156 13 11
1,288,156 14
To cash for the neat produce of the Revenues of Excise and Duties on Salt under the arrangement of the Commissioners for that purpose between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: viz.
on the part of Scotland. on the part of England.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Duties and revenues in being at Michaelmas 1709.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise for the Civil List 18,020 18 7 247,960 0
more ditto to answer the appropriation of 3,700l. per week 192,400 0 0
the 9d. Excise for 16 years from 17 May 1697 5,853 10 149,052 17
Five Sevenths of the 9d. Excise for the Bank of England 4,181 1 102,905 8 2
Two Sevenths of the 9d. Excise for Annuities 1,672 8 41,162 2
9d. Excise for 99 years from 25 Jan. 1692–3 5,853 10 5 144,067 10
Duties on Malt pro anno 1709 342 10
Carried forward to p. cl £2,359,735 15 11¾
Brought forward 2,266,422 12
£ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid to] James Brydges, Esq., Paymaster of her Majesty's Forces Abroad, upon account for the services following: viz.
for account of the 40,000 men acting with the Allies: viz.
for Subsistence, Offreckonings, Clearings and Contingencies:
towards the public services for the year 1708 137,865 3 1
towards the public services for the year 1709 788,042 9
for Bread and Bread Waggons towards the public services for the year 1709 19,813 1 8
for Forage, Waggon Money and Recruits: towards the public services for the year 1709 30,686 13
976,407 7 11
for account of the 10,000 Additional Forces: viz.
for Subsistence, Offreckonings, Clearings and Contingencies &c. for the year 1709 117,853 18 11¼
for Bread and Bread Waggons for 1709 4,953 5 5
for Forage, Waggon Money and Recruits for 1709 4,630 0 0
127,437 4
for account of her Majesty's proportion of the pay of 3,000 Palatines:
for their pay anno 1708 8,593 8
for their pay anno 1709 28,543 1 2
37,136 9
for account of her Majesty's proportion of the pay of 4,639 Saxons:
for their pay anno 1708 11,428 2
for their pay anno 1709 36,043 0 5
47,471 3
for account of the pay of Bothmar's Regiment of Dragoons:
for their pay anno 1708 2,416 7 3
Carried forward to p. cli £2,266,422 12
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 2,359,735 15 11¾
£ s. d. £ s. d.
36s. per barrel on Sweets [Sweet Wines] granted 5 Anne (recte 6 Anne, c. 2, § 6) for 99 years 450 13 4
12d. per bushel on Salt granted 7–8 Wm. III. for ever 50,583 19
28d. per bushel on Salt granted 10 Wm. III. for ever 117,568 13 1
Low Wines, on the grant continuing to 24 June 1710 92 5 2 17,759 6
Revenue expired before Michaelmas 1709.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise granted to the late King Wm. III. and expired at 8 March 1701–2 50 0 0
Duties on Malt pro anno 1697 37 14
Duties on Malt anno 1702 31 18
Duties on Malt anno 1704 9 19 0
Duties on Malt anno 1706 553 17
Duties on Malt anno 1707 46 8 1 17,986 0 6
Duties on Malt anno 1708 2 15 6 449,458 17
Duties on Leather ended 20 April 1709 9 16 8
35,722 18 1,532,391 5 1,568,114 3 11
to cash for the neat produce of the revenue of the Post Office and several Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709:
Post Office Revenue: for the Queen's Civil List 56,355 1 3
Casual Revenues and Profits answered at the Exchequer:
First Fruits 3,200 0 0
Tenths 9,385 10 2
Alienations 1,000 0 0
Wine Licence revenue 2,500 0 0
Sheriffs' proffers:
for account of the late King Wm. III. 0 4 0
for account of the present Queen 1,439 10
Compositions [in the Exchequer] 3 6 8
Seizures:
for account of the late King Wm. III. 10 0 0
for account of the present Queen 14,797 3 0
Fines of leases 135 10 2
rents of lands 337 9 4
tenths of lead mines 455 7 3
Carried forward to p. clii £33,264 0 10½ £56,355 1 3 £3,927,849 19 10¾
Brought forward 2,266,422 12
£ s. d. £ s. d.
for their pay anno 1709 7,724 17 1
10,141 4 4
for account of the Forces in Spain and Portugal:
for Subsistence, Offreckonings, Clearings and Contingencies anno 1708 21,103 7
for Subsistence, Offreckonings, Clearings and Contingencies anno 1709 937,582 14 11¼
for Levy money anno 1708 2,172 0 0
960,858 2 7
for account of the 500,000l. [voted] anno 1708 for strengthening the Duke of Savoy and other purposes:
for the [Artillery] Train in Spain and [Portugal] paid over to the Treasurer of the Ordnance here anno 1708 10,879 11 6
for pay to Auxiliaries and other services in general anno 1708 104,790 13 10½
115,670 5
for account of the 220,000l. for augmenting Troops &c.: viz.
for Prussian Troops anno 1709 39,700 10
for Saxon Troops anno 1709 19,929 8 1
for Palatines anno 1709 7,500 0 0
for a Regiment of the Elector of Treves 2,805 16
69,935 15
for account of Subsidies to the Allies: viz.
to the King of Denmark:
anno 1708 9,375 0 0
anno 1709 18,750 0 0
to the King of Portugal for the 13,000 men [to be maintained] by that Crown:
anno 1708 56,892 0
anno 1709 94,510 9 8
to the Duke of Savoy on his ordinary Subsidy:
anno 1708 26,444 8 10
anno 1709 130,444 8 10
Carried forward to p. cliii £2,266,422 12
Debtor. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Brought forward 33,264 10 10½ 56,355 1 3 3,927,849 19 10¾
value of timber delivered to the Navy by the Surveyor General of her Majesty's Woods, Trent South, in this year, according to his certificate in that behalf 4,110 4 10
Rents on grants 187 3 4
Fines and Forfeitures 764 0 0
brewers' forfeitures 56 14 10
profits of the Hanaper 37 4 7
sale of the Queen's tin. 102,453 13 5
rents belonging to the Savoy Hospital 200 0 0
total for the late King William 10 4 0
for the present Queen Anne 141,062 17 10½
141,073 1 10½
197,428 3
to cash for the neat produce of sundry Aids and Taxes between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: viz.
Stamp Duties: on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 42,050 0 11½
Additional Stamp Duties: part of the Fond for the East India Company 42,496 11 0
Licences to Hawkers and Pedlars on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 7,660 0 0
rent of Hackney Coaches granted for 21 years from Midsummer 1694 2,267 5 2
Duties on Marriages, Births and Deaths ended 1 August 1706 779 16 10½
Duties on Houses on the grant continuing to 1 August 1710 111,300 4
First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 7 2 0
Additional Aid of 12d. per £ anno 1689 7 4 0
Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 40 7 0
Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 82 10 0
Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 80 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 34 12 0
First 3s. Aid anno 1697 74 2 0
Additional Aid of 12d. per £ anno 1697 2 15 0
Capitation Subsidies anno 1697 102 6 11
Second 3s. Aid anno 1698 13 4 0
Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698 120 18 0
Third 3s. Aid anno 1699 167 10
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies anno 1702 2,355 18 6
Carried forward to p. cliv £4,125,278 3
Brought forward 2,266,422 12
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to ditto on his extraordinary Subsidy: anno 1709 73,833 6 8
to the Landgrave of Hesse Cassel:
anno 1708 1,488 1 10½
anno 1709 2,976 3 9
to ditto more for his Troops of Augmentation:
anno 1708 17,348 16 10
anno 1709 7,936 1 0
to the Elector of Treves:
anno 1708 1,488 1 10½
anno 1709 2,976 3 9
to the Elector Palatine:
anno 1708 1,190 9
anno 1709 2,380 19 3
to the King of Prussia for 8,000 succours for Savoy:
anno 1708 7,566 16 6
anno 1709 25,000 0 0
to ditto more for agio, bread and forage for 12,000 Prussians in the Netherlands:
anno 1709 24,468 4 8
505,069 13
for account of extraordinary charges made good in the years 1706, 1708 and 1709: viz.
for General Officers and Contingencies in the Expedition to Spain anno 1705:
allowed anno 1706 7,631 16 8
for the Duke of Savoy, extraordinary subsidy for the Expedition to Toulon anno 1707:
allowed anno 1708 20,483 6 0
for Stair's and Ross's Regiments of Dragoons:
anno 1709 10,555 10 0
for fortifications and other services at Gibraltar and Alicante:
anno 1709 20,291 15
for General Officers &c. on Erle's Expedition:
anno 1709 7,833 19 1
for recruiting Imperialists:
anno 1709 25,473 7
Carried forward to p. clv £2,266,422 12
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 4,125,278 3
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Subsidies anno 1703 25 12
Sixth 4s. Aid anno 1703 266 0 10½
Seventh 4s. Aid anno 1704 253 14
Eighth 4s. Aid anno 1705 2,071 2 0
Ninth 4s. Aid anno 1706 22,739 6 7
Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 179,190 17
Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 1,564,987 6 11½
ditto more on the part of Scotland 29,900 0 0
Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 144,090 8 7
2,153,166 18
to cash for sundry particulars not distinguishable under any of the aforegoing heads: viz.
to [cash paid in by the] East India Company in full of 1,200,000l. advanced on their former Fond and for enlarging their [charter] term in trade 600,000 0 0
to Contributions for [Annuities for] 80,000l. per an. on the second Act for Sale of Annuities anno 1708: in full of 1,280,000l. 304,276 0 0
to [cash or notes paid by] the Bank of England as an advance on their former Fond and for enlarging their [charter] term: [being money advanced] for the service of the year 1709 400,000 0 0
to cash surcharged on Lionell Herne and Samuell Edwards for interest accruing on Exchequer Bills disposed by them as per the account supra, p. cxxvi 6 18 2
3,457,449 16
to balance of the [Loan money] account, infra, p. clxxxiii, which shows the money borrowed by way of loan and in Exchequer Bills and the moneys repaid on the Public Registers [of Loans] within this year: the moneys borrowed exceeding the moneys repaid by 2,627,102 2
Carried forward to p. clvi £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 2,266,422 12
£ s. d. £ s. d.
for extraordinary forage &c.:
anno 1709 31,686 9
for losses sustained by [Sir Solomon] Medina:
anno 1709 16,000 0 0
for Officers en seconde: anno 1709 4,829 18 0
for the Landgrave of Hesse, arrears of subsidy:
anno 1709 60,476 3
for arrears to the King of Prussia:
anno 1709 13,333 6 8
for extraordinaries to the Hessians:
anno 1709 18,731 8 11
for pay to Wynn's Regiment 12,572 16 4
249,899 17
for account of pay to General Officers serving in Flanders in 1708 and 1709:
anno 1709 6,093 10 0
for account of pay to Officers at Gibraltar:
anno 1705 556 0
anno 1706 556 0
1,112 1
3,107,232 14
In all: by paid to James Brydges, Paymaster of the Forces, between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 for the services as above:
anno 1705 556 0
anno 1706 8,187 17
anno 1708 441,525 16 3
anno 1709 2,656,963 0 6
£3,107,232 14
all which particulars were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following: viz.
5s. per piece white woollen cloth:
anno 1705 517 17 6
anno 1706 517 17 6
the Eighth 4s. Aid:
anno 1705 38 3
anno 1706 38 3
Loans on Malt:
anno 1708 85,591 0
Contributions on the Second Act for Annuities:
anno 1708 52,472 0 0
payments by the East India Company:
anno 1708 250,586 16
Loans on the Half Subsidies:
anno 1708
pro anno 1706 7,631 16 8
pro anno 1708 52,875 19
Carried forward to p. clvii £5,373,655 7 1
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clviii £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 5,373,655 7 1
£ s. d.
out of Loans on the Twelfth 4s. Aid: anno 1709 1,014,486 12 11½
Loans on Malt: anno 1709 198,035 10
Loans on Continued Impositions anno 1709 91,319 12 1
payments by the Bank of England: anno 1709 241,000 0 0
Exchequer Bills: anno 1709 1,112,121 4 8
totals:
1705 556 0
1706 8,187 17
1708 441,524 16 3
1709 2,656,963 0 6
£3,107,232 14
Memorandum:
the placing Fonds of the year 1708 to the account of former years is to aid deficiencies in those former years.
Guards and Garrisons:
by paid to John How, Esq., Paymaster of the Guards, Garrisons and other her Majesty's Land Forces for the services following:
towards the public services:
for account of Guards and Garrisons, viz. Subsistence, Off-reckonings, Clearings and Contingencies:
for the year 1705 260 1 7
ditto for the year 1706 1,145 7
ditto for the year 1708 148,173 18 3
ditto for the year 1709 324,750 14
474,330 1
for account of the 5,000 men for sea service: viz. for Subsistence, Offreckonings, Clearings and Contingencies:
for the year 1705 1,839 6
for the year 1708 30,385 14 2
for the year 1709 50,571 0 10¼
82,796 1
for account of Invalids, viz. for pay &c.:
for the year 1708 2,110 1
for the year 1709 7,427 0
9,537 1
for account of 301,748l. 7s. 11¼d. granted for extraordinary charges of the war: viz.
to make good the charges of horses, accoutrements, levy money and other extraordinaries upon the Invasion, which were paid by Mr. How:
for the year 1709 28,548 0
total for Guards and Garrisons 595,211 5
Carried forward to p. clix £5,968,866 12
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clx £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 5,968,866 12
Memorandum: £ s. d.
The greatest part of these Extraordinaries having been paid out of the Fonds for the year 1708 the moneys now issued out of the Fonds for the year 1709 were directed to be issued as followeth:
Guards and Garrisons anno 1708, Clearings and Contingencies 22,463 18
5,000 men for sea service anno 1708: for Clearings 2,908 0 8
Invalids anno 1708: for pay 2,918 1 3
for additional men for Lord Polwarth's Regiment 258 0 0
£28,548 0
totals of the above payments [for public services of previous years]:
anno 1705 2,099 8
anno 1706 1,145 7
anno 1708 180,669 13
anno 1709 411,296 16 2
£595,211 5
all the above particulars [of payments] were directed to be satisfied out of the Fonds and Revenues following: viz.
£ s. d.
out of Fonds anno 1705: viz.
out of the Eighth 4s. Aid for that year 1,899 13
[out of Fonds in Aid.]
out of the Additional Aid of 12d. anno 1689 7 4 0
out of the First Quarterly Poll anno 1692 7 2 0
out of the Second Quarterly Poll anno 1694 0 3 0
out of the Second 4s. Aid anno 1694 82 10 0
out of the Third 4s. Aid anno 1695 80 0 0
out of the Fourth 4s. Aid anno 1696 22 16 0
2,099 8
out of the Fonds anno 1706.
out of the Duties on Malt anno 1706 942 13 5
out of Fonds in Aid anno 1706.
out of the 3,700l. per week Excise before 25 Dec. 1705 56 8
out of brewers' forfeitures 146 5 1
1,145 7
out of Fonds anno 1708.
out of Loans on the Eleventh 4s. Aid anno 1708 42,357 0 11½
out of Loans on Malt pro anno 1708 71,571 0 11
Carried forward to p. clxi £5,968,866 12
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxii £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 5,968,866 12
£ s. d. £ s. d.
out of payments by the East India Company anno 1708 66,741 11 10
180,669 13
out of Fonds anno 1709.
out of Loans on the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 80,000 0 0
out of Loans on Malt anno 1709 38,029 13 4
out of Loans on Continued Impositions anno 1709 22,000 0 0
out of payments by the Bank of England anno 1709 58,266 12
out of Exchequer Bills anno 1709 213,000 10
411,296 16 2
in all £595,211 5
Transport Service.
by [paid to] Thomas Micklethwaite, Esq., Treasurer for the Transport Service, upon account for the [Transport] Services as follows: £ s. d.
for debts on the Course of the [Transport] Office and interest thereupon 136,462 14 8
for Edward Dummer on his contract for the freight of soldiers to and from the West Indies 365 5 0
for charge of Transport from Ostend upon the Invasion, on bills of exchange payable by James Brydges [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad] 14,000 0 0
for corn sent to Barcelona and the freight thereof 25,500 0 0
for materials sent to the Leeward Isles for the inhabitants there 255 14
for Contingencies and other services in general 4,000 0 0
in all, by paid to the Treasurer for the Transports between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 180,583 14
[which payments as above were directed out of Fonds anno 1707 and anno 1708 and anno 1709 as follows]:
out of tallies on Malt anno 1707 33,300 0 0
out of payments by the East India Company pro anno 1708 16,620 19
out of Loans on the Twelfth 4s. Aid pro anno 1709 22,000 0 0
out of Loans on Malt pro anno 1709 15,000 0 0
out of Exchequer Bills pro anno 1709 93,662 14 8
£180,583 14
Civil List.
by [paid] arrears to the late King William III.'s Family [or Household] and servants out of [the arrears of the said King's] Civil List revenues incurred before 8 March 1701–2 [and collected since that date]:
for debts in the Office of the Cofferer [payable] by the hands of Thomas Newport, Esq., executor to the Earl of Bradford, late Cofferer of the Household:
out of Additional Tonnage 27 2 11
Carried forward to p. clxii £6,149,450 6
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxiv £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 6,149,450 6
£ s. d.
out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise 50 0 0
out of seizures 10 0 0
out of [Sheriffs'] proffers 0 4 0
87 6 11
by paid out of the Revenues of the Queen's Civil List (over and above what [was] issued to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 as per the account supra, pp. cxxxvi–cxl: viz.
£ s. d.
for the uses of the Queen's Civil List.
[paid] at the Exchequer.
to Francis, Lord Ryalton, Cofferer of the Household: upon account 96,880 4 6
to John, Lord Fitz Hardinge, Treasurer of the Chamber: upon account 37,585 11
to the Duke of Montague, Master of the Great Wardrobe: upon account 27,155 18 6
to the Robes: per Charles Hodges 3,000 0 0
to Charles Dartiquenave, Paymaster of the Works: upon account 24,869 3 11½
to William Robarts, Esq., Paymaster of the Works at Windsor Castle upon account 2,906 18 7
to Foreign Ministers on the Ordinary Entertainment 27,799 0 0
to ditto on their Extraordinaries 13,863 17 6
to the Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse: upon account for Extraordinaries of the Stables 2,000 0 0
to Fees and Salaries [payable at the Exchequer] 66,198 13 1
to Pensions and Annuities [payable at the Exchequer] 22,816 9 8
to Spencer Compton, Esq., for [the Queen's private] Charities [and Bounties] established by her Majesty 25,961 17 [...]
[to same] more, for account of the [Poor] Palatines 15,300 0 0
[to same] more, for account of the French Protestants 7,500 0 0
to the Band of Pensioners [payable] per William Smith, Paymaster [thereof] 6,000 0 0
Carried forward to p. clxv £6,149,537 13
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxvi £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 6,149,537 13
£ s. d.
to several, as of her Majesty's Royal Bounty [payable at the Exchequer] 7,458 2 10
to Charles, Earl of Sunderland, a Principal Secretary of State: for Secret Service 2,250 0 0
to Henry Boyle, Esq., a Principal Secretary of State: for Secret Service 1,500 0 0
to William Lowndes, Esq.: for Secret Service 16,250 0 0
to [the Jewel Office for] Jewels or presents in lieu of Jewels to Foreign Ministers [on their departure] 4,716 15 0
to Samuel Smethin, her Majesty's Goldsmith: for plate [delivered into the Jewel Office] 6,602 8 4
to the Privy Purse, per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough 26,500 0 0
to Contingencies, to wit:
Law Charges 2,500 0 0
surpluses to Sheriffs and others on their [yearly] accounts 1,634 0 10
rewards for sundry Services 6,038 14
[the Queen's] printers on their bills 3,254 18 0
riding charges to Messengers [of the Chamber] 1,570 0 0
liberates of the Exchequer 2,276 3
sundry incidents and disbursements 3,190 0 5
rent of Mote Park [laid into Windsor Park] 150 0 0
rewards to Receivers [General] of Taxes 700 0 0
towards building Blenheim House at Woodstock 42,000 0 0
City impost [for wines for the Corporation] 100 16 0
[total of Contingencies, 63,414l. 13s.d.]
to Henry Scobell, Esq.: on account of the Tin affair 101,600 0 0
to services relating to Scotland: viz.
charges in sending down the Equivalent [money] 1,396 3 6
charges upon [going] the Circuit Courts 2,599 14 6
Carried forward to p. clxvii £6,149,537 13
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxviii £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 6,149,537 13
£ s. d. £ s. d.
payments on the Charity Roll 850 0 0
salaries to officers [the Civil Establishment of Scotland] 18,210 7 0
sundry disbursements 1,686 9 6
(total of payments relating to Scotland 24,742l. 14s. 6d.)
for Public Services.
to Prince Charles of Denmark: on a grant for his [quitting his] pretensions to the bishopric of Eutin 4,100 17 6
[total payments at the Exchequer out of Civil List moneys] 638,973 5
payments at the Excise Office [out of Civil List moneys].
to the Prince of Denmark 2,000 0 0
more to his administrators after his decease 4,250 0 0
to the Duke of Northumberland 3,000 0 0
to the Duke of Southampton 3,000 0 0
to the Duchess of Grafton 2,250 0 0
to the Duke of Grafton, her son 4,500 0 0
total of payments out of the Excise Office [out of Civil List moneys] 19,000 0 0
paid at the Post Office [out of Civil List moneys].
to the Prince of Denmark 1,750 0 0
more to his administrators after his death 6,250 0 0
to several on pensions, as per particulars, supra, p. xci 38,760 0 0
[total payments at the Post Office out of Civil List moneys] 46,760 0 0
total payments out of Civil List Revenues (over and above the sums payable to aid the Deficiency of the Fond for Annuities purchased anno 1707 and over and above the sums paid on the Establishment for the Civil List in Scotland out of the revenues there) between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709.
total Civil List 704,733 5
Carried forward to p. clxix £6,854,270 19 2
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxx £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 6,854,270 19 2
[The abovesaid Civil List payments were directed] out of Fonds and Revenues as follows: viz.
£ s. d.
out of Additional Tonnage and Poundage 229,703 2
out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 263,828 14 10
out of Letter [or Post Office] money 55,365 16 11
out of Small Branches and Casualties of the Revenue, as per the particulars, supra, p. xcv 34,269 8 11½
583,167 3
out of Loans on the credit of the Queen's tin 121,566 2 7
£704,733 5
Memorandum:
The Queen by letters of privy seal has directed the expense of the Civil List in Scotland, according to an Establishment made thereof, to be paid for the future at Edinburgh out of the Customs, Excise, Land Rents and Casualties received there upon quarterly lists to be allowed by the Lord Treasurer here [in London] and the list thereof to and for the quarter ended at Midsummer 1709, being the first List made in pursuance of the said privy seal, amounted to 12,223l. 6s.d., with which the said Revenues are chargeable.
Miscellaneous.
by paid out of the Duties of Four and a Half per cent. in specie from Barbados and the Leeward Islands: viz.
to the Earl of Kinnoul on a perpetuity 1,000 0 0
to the Government of the Plantations on their allowance, as per the account, supra, p. xcix 5,220 13 5
6,220 13 5
by [paid to] Sir Isaac Newton, Master and Worker of the Mint: out of Coinage Duty 7,541 1 2
by [paid to] Edward Barker, Esq., Treasurer for the Queen's Bounty, to augment poor livings: without account other than what he is to render to the Governors of the said Bounty: viz. out of First Fruits, 1,950l. 4s. 9d.; out of Tenths, 4,549l. 15s. 3d.: or in all 6,500 0 0
by [paid to] Peter de L'Angle for a debt or account of agency to Melloniere's Regiment: out of the 3,700l. per week Excise before 25 Dec. 1705 55 0 0
by [paid to] the executors of John Bennet, a Quarter Master, on a warrant signed by the late King Wm. III. for repairing Guard Houses at Whitehall &c. out of the Rent of Hackney Coaches 227 3 0
by [paid to] the Trustees for Circulating the old Exchequer Bills: upon account: 1,375l. 6s. 6d. out of the Loans on Malt anno 1709 and 1,580l. out of Loans on the Continued Impositions anno 1709 2,955 6 6
Carried forward to p. clxxi £6,874,814 16 9
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxxii £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 6,874,814 16 9
by [paid to] Sir Patrick Johnston and others upon account to pay debentures in Scotland for fish and flesh exported, cured with foreign salt imported before the Union: out of the Fonds for the year 1709 28,452 19 7
by [paid to] ditto more upon account to pay [for] the value of foreign salt in hand [or in stock] which was imported before the union: out of the Fonds for the year 1709 23,299 15 0
Memorandum: the Commissioners of the Customs in Scotland have been directed to deliver over the said salt to the Commissioners of the Victualling here [in London] for the service of that [the Victualling] Office.
by [paid to] Sir John Humble, Paymaster of the Million Lottery Tickets: upon account: out of the 9d. Excise for 16 years 176,948 3 11¾
by [paid to] Nehemiah Arnold, Paymaster of the Malt Lottery Tickets: upon account: 37l. 14s.d. out of the arrears of Malt anno 1697 and 237,876l. 13s. 11½d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies of 1 Anne, c. 7 237,914 8 3
by [paid to] the Bank of England on their annuity of 100,000l. per an.: 94,910l. 3s. 0d. out of the Five Sevenths of the 9d. Excise and 89l. 17s. 0d. out of the Five Sevenths of the Tunnage Duties on ships 95,000 0 0
by [paid to] the new East India Company on [their annuity of] 133,040l. per an. out of Salt and Stamp Duties 124,926 9
more to ditto in full of the Deficiency of their Fond at Michaelmas 1701: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies by 1 Anne, c. 7 20,728 6
by [paid to] the General Society trading to India on the 26,960l. per an. out of the Salt and Stamp Duties 28,210 3
more to ditto in full of the Deficiency of their Fond at Michaelmas 1701: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 Anne, c. 7 1,694 0 10
[Total miscellaneous 760,673l. 10s.d.]
Annuities.
by paid on Annuities purchased at the Exchequer and for rewards to officers [in the various Annuities Offices] and incidents [in the said Offices] in paying and accounting for the same: viz.
£ s. d.
[paid] on Annuities purchased anno 1693 out of the 9d. Excise for 99 years 123,305 11 0
more [paid] on Annuities with the advantage of Survivorships out of the same Excise 7,668 10
Carried forward to p. clxxiii £7,614,944 9
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxxiv £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 7,614,944 9
£ s. d. £ s. d.
for rewards and incidents: out of the same Excise: to wit paid to the officers of the Exchequer in reward 1,200 0 0
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 340 7 3
132,514 8
[paid] on Annuities purchased anno 1694 for one, two and three lives: out of the Two Sevenths Excise 36,839 14 3
out of the Two Sevenths Tunnage Duties 35 18 8
to rewards to officers, to wit the Auditor of the Receipt: out of the Two Sevenths 9d. Excise 150 0 0
37,025 12 11
on Annuities purchased anno 1704 and anno 1705 charged on the 3,700l. per week Excise: viz.
for one life 17,948 1 8
for two lives 7,939 0 0
for three lives 2,387 3 4
for 99 years 122,936 18
for rewards to the officers of the Exchequer 1,430 0 0
152,641 3
[paid] on Annuities called the Bankers' Annuities redeemable by Parliament 40,135 6 8
[paid] on 184,242l. 14s. 0d. per an. in Annuities for 99 years purchased anno 1706: out of the General Fond for paying of the same 185,324 4 0
for rewards and incidents: out of the same Fond, viz. the officers of the Exchequer in reward 1,470 0 0
the Usher of the Receipt for necessaries 312 16
William Clayton for paying and accompting for the allowances [or rebate] for prompt payment 157 10 0
187,264 10
[paid] on 72,187l. 10s. 0d. per an. in Annuities for 99 years purchased anno 1707: out of the General Fond [for the same] and other revenues in aid: as per the account, supra, p. cxxxviii 72,172 7 6
Carried forward to p. clxxv £7,614,944 9
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxxvi £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 7,614,944 9
[paid] on 40,000l. per an. in Annuities for 99 years purchased anno 1708: out of the Contribution money [for the said Annuities] 85,927 11
Memorandum: the purchasers have a liberty of having their quarterly payments to 30 Sept. 1710 paid by advance, having an interest or rebate of 4 per cent. per an. for the same.
[paid] on 80,000l. per an. in Annuities for 99 years purchased anno 1708: out of the Contribution money [for the purchase thereof] 225,365 1 10
total Annuities 933,046 2
Memorandum: the purchasers of these Annuities have likewise the liberty of having their quarterly payments to Michaelmas 1711 advanced; allowing the like interest [or rebate] for the same.
Interest
by [paid] Interest of Loans on the Public [Loans] Registers and otherwise issued at the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: over and above 151,689l. 19s. 9d. allowed to the Bank of England by Act of Parliament as part of the Consideration money for an annuity of 106,501l. 13s. 5d. per an. out of the Duties on Houses after Michaelmas 1710: as per the account, supra, p. cxi: viz.
on the Third 4s. Aid granted anno 1695: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 0 13 4
on the Fourth 4s. Aid granted anno 1695: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 287 10 8
on the Three Fourths Customs: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 31 19 2
on the Duties on Marriages, Births &c. anno 1695: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 16 19 11
on the Duties on Salt and Glass Wares anno 1696: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 37 18 4
on the Duties on Coals granted anno 1695, transferred to Leather Duties, to wit 49l. 7s. 2d. out of “those” Duties and 22,096l. 0s. 3d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 22,145 7 5
on the Duty of 20 per cent. on Paper for taking in wrought plate: to wit 16l. 12s. 6d. out of the arrears of that Duty and 1,162l. 1s. 3d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1,178 13 9
Carried forward to p. clxxvii £8,547,990 11 11½
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,209,830 1 10½
Carried forward to p. clxxviii £10,209,830 1 10½
Brought forward 8,547,990 11 11½
on the First 3s. Aid granted anno 1697, to wit 74l. 2s. 0d. out of arrears [of the said Aid] and 25,132l. 3s. 0d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 25,206 5 0
on the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698: to wit 120l. 18s. 0d. out of arrears [of the said Poll] and 14,664l. 5s. 8d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 14,785 3 8
on the Third 3s. Aid anno 1699: to wit 167l. 10s.d. out of arrears [of the said Aid] and 1,797l. 10s.d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1,965 0 9
[on the Duties on] Coals and Culme granted anno 1698: out of arrears [of the said Duties] 2,608 15 10
on the Second 2s. Aid granted anno 1700: out of Twelfth 4s. Aid pro anno 1709 3,641 6 0
on the Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid granted anno 1701: to wit 87l. 19s. 11d. out of the arrears of said Aid and 2,233l. 15s. 11d. out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid pro anno 1709 2,321 15 10
on the Duties on Coals and Culme &c. anno 1703: out of arrears of the said Duty 406 1 1
on the Sixth 4s. Aid granted anno 1703: to wit 285l. 3s. 9d. out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid granted anno 1709 and 47l. 1s. 9d. out of arrears of Taxes in Aid 332 5 6
on the Eighth 4s. Aid granted anno 1705 23 0 0
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. granted anno 1705: out of the moneys of Malt granted pro anno 1707 13 17 11
on the Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted anno 1705 20,242 1 1
on the new Additional Duties on coffee, tea &c. with the Duties on Low Wines Continued anno 1705 30,910 0 7
on the produce of [sic for loans on] the Queen's tin 553 18 7
on the Ninth 4s. Aid for the year 1706 3,697 17 1
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. for the year 1706: out of Malt [Duty proceeds] pro anno 1708 7,378 0 7
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. for the year 1707 746 5 5
on the Tenth 4s. Aid for the year 1707 11,319 8 3
on the “Several Subsidies and Impositions Continued” anno 1707: out of Loans on the same Subsidies 52,361 2 1
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid for the year 1708 69,066 3 6
on the Half Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage and other Impositions Continued anno 1708: to wit 10,447l. 18s. 11d. out of 25l. per ton on French prize wines and 18,480l. 11s. 11d. out of Loans on the same Half Subsidies 28,928 10 10
Carried forward to p. clxxix £8,547,990 11 11½
Debtor. £ s. d.
Carried forward 10,209,830 1 10½
£10,209,839 1 10½
Brought forward 8,547,990 11 11½
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. for the year 1708 18,579 0 7
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid for the year 1709 14,121 1 0
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. for the year 1709 28 10 0
by paid Interest on the old Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697: to wit 183l. 9s.d. out of the first Cancelling Fonds and 73l. 9s. 6d. out of the Second 3s. Aid and 46,348l. 18s.d. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 46,605 17
by [paid to] the Bank of England on their allowance of 4l. 10s. 0d. per cent. per an. for circulating the Exchequer Bills issued anno 1707: out of the like Exchequer Bills 53,487 18
by paid to the Bank of England more on the allowance of 3 per cent. per an. for circulating the Exchequer Bills issued anno 1709: out of the like Exchequer Bills 10,675 0 0
by paid to the Bank of England more for Interest or Rebate at the rate of 6 per cent. per an. till 1 August 1711 for the 400,000l. advanced on their former Fond: in part 31,989 19
by Interest at the rate of 2d. per 100l. per diem of the Exchequer Bills for the year 1709 paid by Lionell Herne and Samuell Edwards to reimburse the Tellers [of the Receipt] what they allowed for Interest upon receiving of the said Bills 2,423 9 2
in all: paid for Interest between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 478,116 17
by [paid to] Anthony Springet, to rectify an overpayment on his account as Receiver [General] of Taxes for Co. Sussex: out of the Subsidies anno 1703 86 5 10½
by [paid to] Richard Whittingham to rectify like overpayments on his account as Receiver General of Taxes for part of Co. Lincoln: out of the Tenth 4s. Aid anno 1707 665 13 10¾
by the Remains in cash at Michaelmas 1709 as by the particulars, infra, p. clxxxv, including 572,004l. 16s.d. in tallies in the hands of particular Paymasters then undisposed of: as by the particulars, supra, pp. cxxviii–cxxxiii 1,182,970 12 9
£10,209,830 1 10½
Debtor.
An Account showing the moneys borrowed by way of Loan on the Public Fonds and Revenues with the Exchequer Bills issued between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 and the principal money repaid within the same time.
The Queen's most Excellent Majesty.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to Loans made at the Receipt of the Exchequer on the several Fonds and Revenues following:
on the produce of her Majesty's tin 121,566 2 7
on the Subsidies and Impositions anno 1709: in money 51,031 19 7
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. anno 1708: in money 47,027 14 10
more by levying tallies as by the account supra, p. cxii 95,321 6
142,349 1
on the Half Subsidies and other Continued Duties anno 1708: in money 48,691 7 11
more by levying tallies as by the account supra, p. cxvi 226,744 5
275,435 13
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid pro anno 1709: in money 942,711 2
more by levying tallies as by the account supra, p. cxviii 911,402 14
1,854,113 16 4
on the Duties on Malt, Mum &c. pro anno 1709: in money 276,826 3 9
more by levying tallies as by the account supra, p. cxx 238,608 15 5
515,434 19 2
on 'Several Impositions and Duties Continued' anno 1709: in money 64,978 12 3
more by levying tallies as by the account supra, p. cxxvi 101,634 4
166,612 16
3,126,544 9
to Exchequer Bills anno 1707 for the Bank to circulate: and issued at the Exchequer in this year supra, p. cx 53,487 18
Memorandum: all the Exchequer Bills of the year 1707 are to be cancelled; and the Bank of England in lieu thereof are to have an annuity out of the House [Duty] money as by the account, supra, p. cxxii.
to the Exchequer Bills anno 1709 to be circulated by the Bank and issued at the Exchequer: within the time of this account 2,513,875 0 0
2,567,362 18
Carried forward to p. clxxxii £5,693,907 7
Creditor.
Per Contra. £ s. d. £ s. d.
by Principal repaid (besides 1,613,337l. 18s.d. in Exchequer Bills of the year 1707 delivered up by the Bank and cancelled: as by the account supra, pp. cx–cxi): viz.
on the Third 4s. Aid granted anno 1695: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 1 10 2
on the Fourth 4s. Aid granted anno 1696: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 483 12 5
on the Three Fourths Customs: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 100 0 0
on the Duties on Marriages, Births &c. anno 1695: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 21 11 3
on the Duties on Salt, Glass Wares &c. anno 1697: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 100 0 0
on the Duties on Coals anno 1695, transferred to Leather Duties: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 163,164 1 3
on the 20 per cent. Duty on Paper for taking in wrought plate: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 4,900 0 0
on the First 3s. Aid granted anno 1697: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 132,730 4 9
on the Third Quarterly Poll anno 1698: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 68,600 0 0
on the Third 3s. Aid granted anno 1699: out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 7,500 0 0
on the Duties on Coals and Culme granted 1698: out of the arrears [of the said Duty] 6,000 0 0
on the Second 2s. Aid granted anno 1700: out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 [the Deficiency on the said 2s. Aid] being transferred thereto 12,400 0 0
on the Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid anno 1701 “the like” 9,753 12 0
on Coals, Culme &c. granted anno 1703: out of arrears 9,800 0 0
on the Sixth 4s. Aid granted anno 1703: to wit 15l. 10s. 2d. out of arrears; and 3,399l. 5s. 0d. out of the Twelfth 4s. Aid anno 1709 [the deficiency of the said Sixth 4s. Aid] being transferred thereto; and 984l. 9s. 10d. out of sundry taxes and Duties in Aid: in all 4,399 5 0
on the Eighth 4s. Aid granted anno 1705 525 0 0
on the Duties on Malt granted anno 1705: out of [the proceeds of the Duties on] Malt anno 1707 [the deficiency of the 1705 Duties] being transferred thereto 500 0 0
on Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage granted anno 1705 62,311 1 5
on the new Additional Duties on Coffee, Tea &c., with the Duties on Low Wines Continued anno 1705 78,791 3 4
Carried forward to p. clxxxiii £562,081 1 7
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 5,693,907 7
£5,693,907 7
REMAINS.
Brought forward 562,081 1 7
on the produce of the Queen's tin 102,362 8 5
on the Ninth 4s. Aid for the year 1706 19,500 0 0
on the Duties on Malt for the year 1706: out of [the produce of the Duties on] Malt 1708, [the deficiency of the 1706 Duties] being transferred thereto 94,338 15 6
on the Duties on Malt for the year 1707 35,360 9 6
on the Tenth 4s. Aid for the year 1707 193,174 2 0
on the Eleventh 4s. Aid for the year 1708 1,501,584 7 2
on the Duties on Malt for the year 1708 320,265 0 11½
on the Twelfth 4s. Aid for the year 1709 88,000 0 0
on Exchequer Bills issued anno 1697; viz. 385l. out of the first Cancelling Fonds; and 45l. out of the Second 3s. Aid; and 149,709l. out of the General Fond for Deficiencies 150,139 0 0
3,066,805 5
by balance, being the Difference between the sum total of the moneys borrowed by way of loan and in Exchequer Bills as per contra and the sum total of the principal moneys repaid on the Public Registers [of Loans]: the moneys borrowed exceeding the sums repaid by 2,627,102 2
£5,693,907 7
£ s. d. £ s. d.
The particular Remains in Cash at Michaelmas 1709.
Customs Continued to 1 Aug. 1710 15,023 14
Duties on Low Wines and for Loans anno 1705 1,295 0
Additional Tonnage and Poundage, part of the Queen's Civil List 1,646 19
Arrears of the Duties on Coffee &c. for the Transport Debt 22 12 1
Continued Impositions: for Loans 11,675 18
25 per cent. on French Goods 195 14
5s. per ton on French shipping 23 12 10
Plantation Duties 1,245 3 7
Additional Impositions 2,919 6
arrears of the Duties on Coals anno 1698: for Loans 104 13
arrears of the Duties on Coals, Culme &c. anno 1703: for Loans 442 1 9
Two Thirds Tonnage and Poundage anno 1705: for Loans 329 14 7
Duties on Whale Fins 1 Anne, c. 7 1,014 1 2
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth 664 7 0
25l. per ton on French prize wine: for Loans 2,868 11
Hereditary and Temporary Excise: for the Civil List 6,657 14
Carried forward to p. clxxxv £46,129 5
DEBTOR.
Brought forward 46,129 5
3,700l. per week Excise: for Annuities 78,802 14
One Third Double 9d. Excise: arrears 26 4
9d. Excise for the Lottery Tickets 79,049 6 9
9d. Excise for the Bank and Annuities 26,031 18
9d. Excise for Annuities and Survivorships 64,413 15
Duties on Malt &c. pro anno 1702 31 18
Duties on Malt &c. pro anno 1707 1,812 17
Duties on Malt &c. pro anno 1709 8,905 15 4
Duties on Malt pro anno 1709 314 0
12d. per bushel on Salt 15,730 11 8
28d. on Salt and Additional Stamp Duties: for the East India Company 19,520 11 4
Stamp Duties Continued 1 Anne, c. 7 2,986 3
Letter [or Post Office] money 1,195 7 8
Tenths of the Clergy 160 12
Seizures 3 5 8
Sale of Tin 1,072 10 4
brewers' forfeitures 7 13
rents of the Savoy Hospital 2,146 14 6
Four and a Half per cent. [Duty in Barbados &c.] 227 15
Coinage Duty [on wines &c.] 351 9
rent of Hackney Coaches 1,363 0 11¾
Additional Tonnage and Poundage: for cancelling Exchequer Bills 64 8 0
arrears of the Duties on Marriages, Births &c. 24 4 0
Duties on Houses for Windows 17,325 14
Second 2s. Aid 1 9
Two Thirds of the Fourth 3s. Aid 465 14
Fifth 4s. Aid and Subsidies 216 12 0
Sixth 4s. Aid 250 10
Subsidies anno 1703 24 7
Seventh 4s. Aid 42 19
Ninth 4s. Aid 230 12 10
Tenth 4s. Aid 2,888 19
Eleventh 4s. Aid 27,512 10 10
Twelfth 4s. Aid 10,256 4 11
Loans on Subsidies anno 1707: for interest 5,715 1 9
payments by the East India Company 1,833 15 1
Loans on the Half Subsidies and other Duties anno 1708 10,537 14 6
payments by the Bank of England 29,544 13
Loans on Continued Impositions anno 1709 15,431 7 2
on the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1706 as per the account supra, p. cxxxvii 83,308 6
on the Fond for paying Annuities purchased anno 1707 as per the account supra, ibid. 5,516 1
on the Fond for paying 40,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 as per the account supra, ibid. 14,072 8
on the Fond for paying 80,000l. per an. in Annuities purchased anno 1708 as by the account ubi supra 34,634 18 2
in the hands of Lionell Herne and Samuell Edwards for [paying] interest [accrued or accruing] on Exchequer Bills 783 9 0
610,965 16
in tallies undisposed in the hands of particular Paymasters as by the account, supra, p. cxxxiii 572,004 16
Total Remains £1,182,970 12 9
Debtor.
Abstract of so much of the aforegoing accounts as relates to money arisen between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709 upon certain Fonds and Revenues unappropriated by Parliament.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer of unappropriated Revenues at Michaelmas 1708: viz.
Plantation Duties 505 16
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth exported 379 12 6
arrears of the Double Excise 23 9 9
One Third Double 9d. Excise 26 4
Two Thirds ditto 8 13
brewers' forfeitures 97 3
rent of Hackney Coaches 39 5
Second 3s. Aid 105 5 6
1,185 10
to cash for the produce of unappropriated Revenues at the Receipt of the Exchequer between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: viz. out of the
25 per cent. on French goods 198 4
5s. per ton on French ships 23 12 10
Plantation Duties 1,355 10 11
5s. per piece on white woollen cloth exported 1,320 9 6
brewers' forfeitures 56 14 10
rent of Hackney Coaches 2,267 5 2
arrears of sundry taxes in the last war.
First Quarterly Poll 7 2 0
Additional Aid of 12d. per £ 7 4 0
Second Quarterly Poll 40 7 0
Second 4s. Aid 82 10 0
Third 4s. Aid 80 0 0
Fourth 4s. Aid 34 12 0
Second 3s. Aid 13 4 0
(total of arrears, 264l. 19s. 0d.)
3,700l. per week Excise before 25 Dec. 1705 111 8
5,598 5 3
£6,783 15 10¾
Creditor. £ s. d. £ s. d.
by [paid to] Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy, for James Plunkett, a Captain of Marines in the Marquess of Carmarthen's Regiment, broke anno 1698, for arrears of pay: out of the rent of Hackney Coaches 78 6 8
by [paid to] Harry Mordaunt, Esq., Treasurer of the Ordnance, to aid the Quota for Land Service of the Office of Ordnance anno 1704: out of the rent of Hackney Coaches 79 5 4
by paid more to same for Eliz. Milborne for lands taken into Clifford's Fort, Co. Northumberland, temp. Car. II.: out of rent of Hackney Coaches 150 0 0
by paid to John How, Esq., for account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1706: to wit 56l. 8s.d. out of the 3,700l. per week Excise before 25 Dec. 1705; and 146l. 5s. 1d. out of brewers' forfeitures 202 13 10½
by paid more to ditto for account of Guards and Garrisons anno 1705: to wit 7l. 4s. 0d. out of the Additional 12d. Aid anno 1689; and 7l. 2s. 0d. out of the First Quarterly Poll; and 3s. out of the Second Quarterly Poll; and 82l. 10s. 0d. out of the Second 4s. Aid; and 80l. out of the Third 4s. Aid; and 22l. 16s. 0d. out of the Fourth 4s. Aid: in all 199 15 0
by paid to James Brydges, Esq. [Paymaster of the Forces Abroad], for account of Extraordinaries: to wit 517l. 17s. 6d. for the Officers of Gibraltar anno 1705; and 517l. 17s. 6d. for the said Officers anno 1706: in both (out of the 5s. per piece white woollen cloth) 1,035 15 0
by paid to Peter de Langle for a debt on account of Agency to Meloniere's Regiment: out of the 3,700l. per week Excise before 25 Dec. 1705 55 0 0
by paid to the executors of John Bennet, a Quarter Master, on a warrant signed by the late King Wm. III. for repairing Guard Houses at Whitehall &c.: out of rent of Hackney Coaches 227 3 0
by paid on Annuities purchased anno 1707 to aid the Deficiency of the Fond [for the said Annuities]: to wit 2l. 10s. 0d. out of the 25 per cent. on French goods and 77l. 10s. 0d. out of Plantation Duties 80 0 0
by paid principal repaid in aid of the Sixth 4s. Aid anno 1703, to wit 984l. 9s. 10d. for principal and 47l. 1s. 9d. for interest 1,031 11 7
by paid principal on Exchequer Bills cancelled: out of the Second 3s. Aid: to wit 45l. for principal and 73l. 9s. 6d. for interest 118 9 6
3,257 19 11½
by cash remaining unappropriated in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1709:
on the 25l. per cent. on French goods 195 14
on the 5s. per ton on French ships 23 12 10
Plantation Duties 1,245 3 7
5s. per piece white woollen cloth 664 7 0
One Third Double 9d. Excise 26 4
brewers' forfeitures 7 13
rent of Hackney Coaches 1,363 0 11¾
3,525 15 11¼
£6,783 15 10¾
Debtor.
Extract of so much of the aforegoing accounts as relates to the neat money arisen for the Civil List between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
to cash remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1708: viz. of the
Additional Tonnage and Poundage 1,092 3
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 6,505 10 1
Letter or Post Office money 206 3 4
Seizures 116 0 0
Fines and Forfeitures 100 0 0
8,019 17
to cash for the neat produce of those revenues from Michaelmas 1708 to Michaelmas 1709:
on the part of Scotland. on the part of England.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Additional Tonnage and Poundage 576 9 7 230,646 1
Hereditary and Temporary Excise (over and above the 3,700l. per week) 18,020 18 7 247,960 0
Revenue of the Post Office 56,355 1 3
First Fruits and Tenths of the Clergy so far as those revenues are charged at the Exchequer with pensions payable by the Crown 12,500 0 0
Fines on alienations 1,000 0 0
revenue of Wine Licences 2,500 0 0
[Sheriffs'] proffers 1,439 10
Compositions [in the Exchequer] 3 6 8
Seizures 14,797 3 0
Land Revenue 928 6 9
value of timber delivered to the Navy anno 1709 4,110 4 10
rents [reserved] on grants 187 3 4
Fines and Forfeitures 764 0 0
profits of the Hanaper 37 4 7
18,597 8 2 573,228 2
591,825 10
to loans made on the credit of her Majesty's tin 121,566 2 7
Carried forward to p. cxc £721,411 10 0
Creditor.
by payments for account of the Civil List between Michaelmas 1708 and Michaelmas 1709: viz. to
£ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
the Cofferer of the Household 96,880 4 6
the Treasurer of the Chamber 37,585 11
the Master of the Great Wardrobe 27,155 18 6
the Robes 3,000 0 0
the Paymaster of the Works 24,869 3 11½
the Paymaster of the Works at Windsor 2,906 18 7
Foreign Ministers on their ordinaries 27,799 0 0
ditto on their extra-ordinaries 13,863 17 6
the Duke of Somerset, Master of the Horse, for extraordinaries of the Stables 2,000 0 0
fees and salaries [payable at the Exchequer] 66,198 13 1
pensions and annuities [payable at the Exchequer] 22,816 9 8
Spencer Compton, Esq., for charities &c. established by her Majesty 25,961 17 3
ditto more for account of the Poor Palatines 15,300 0 0
ditto for account of the French Protestants 7,500 0 0
the Band of Pensioners 6,000 0 0
[Royal] Bounties 7,458 2 10
Charles, Earl of Sunderland, Secretary of State: for Secret Services 2,250 0 0
Henry Boyle, same, for the like 1,500 0 0
William Lowndes [Secretary to the Treasury]: the like [sic for Secret Service paid at the Treasury or Exchequer] 16,250 0 0
jewels or presents in lieu of jewels to Foreign Ministers 4,716 15 0
Samuel Smithen, her Majesty's Goldsmith, for plate [delivered into the Jewel House] 6,602 8 4
the Privy Purse, per Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough 26,500 0 0
Contingencies: to wit Law charges 2,500 0 0
Sheriffs' surpluses and other surpluses on account 1,634 0 10
rewards for sundry services 6,038 14
Carried forward to p. cxci £10,172 14 11½ £445,115 0 8
Debtor £ s. d.
Brought forward 721,411 10 0
Carried forward to p. cxcii £721,411 10 0
Creditor. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Brought forward 10,172 14 11½ 445,115 0 8
[the Queen's] printers on their bills 3,254 18 0
riding charges to Messengers 1,570 0 0
Exchequer Liberates 2,276 3
sundry incidents and disbursements 3,190 0 5
rent of Mote Park 150 0 0
rewards to Receivers of Taxes 700 0 0
City [wine] Impost bill 100 16 0
21,414 13
towards building Blenheim House at Woodstock 42,000 0 0
Henry Scobell, on account of the tin affair 101,600 0 0
services relating to Scotland: to wit
charges in sending down the Equivalent 1,396 3 6
charges upon the Circuit Courts 2,599 14 6
payments on the Charity Roll 850 0 0
salaries to officers [the Scotch Civil Service] 18,210 7 0
sundry disbursements 1,686 9 6
24,742 14 6
634,872 8
at the Excise Office.
to the Prince of Denmark 2,000 0 0
more to his administrators after his decease 4,250 0 0
to the Duke of Northumberland 3,000 0 0
to the Duke of Southampton 3,000 0 0
to the Duchess of Grafton 2,250 0 0
to the Duke of Grafton, her son 4,500 0 0
19,000 0 0
at the Post Office.
to the Prince of Denmark 1,750 0 0
more to his administrators after his decease 6,250 0 0
to several on pensions as per the particulars, supra, p. xci 38,760 0 0
46,760 0 0
700,632 8
by paid at the Exchequer out of these [Civil List] Revenues to public services within the same time: viz. to
Sir Thomas Littleton, Treasurer of the Navy, for Wear and Tear: out of wood sales 4,110 4 10
Prince Charles of Denmark on a grant in lieu of his pretensions to the bishopric of Eutin: viz. 2,100l. 17s. 6d. out of Additional Tonnage and 2,000l. out of the Hereditary Excise 4,100 17 6
to Annuities purchased anno 1707 to aid the Deficiency of the Fond [for the said Annuities], viz. 964l. 12s. 6d. out of Additional Tonnage; 2,000l. out of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise; 100l. out of seizures 3,064 12 6
11,275 14 10
£711,908 3
Debtor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 721,411 10 0
£721,411 10 0
Creditor. £ s. d.
Brought forward 711,908 3
£ s. d.
by cash [of the Civil List] remaining in the Exchequer at Michaelmas 1709: viz.
of the Additional Tonnage and Poundage 1,646 19
of the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 6,657 14
of the [Post Office or] Letter money 1,195 7 8
of Seizures 3 5 8
9,503 6 10¼
£721,411 10 0
Account showing the circulation of [and the cancellation of] Exchequer Bills into the Receipt of the Exchequer from the first issuing thereof in the year 1709 to the 28 September 1709: according to the Exchequer Certificate in that behalf.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Rec[eipt]s in Exchequer Bills in the week ending:
13 May 1709 39,616 5 10
20 May 1709 93,443 8 4
27 May 1709 149,726 16
3 June 1709 117,863 4 5
10 June 1709 86,763 8
17 June 1709 62,093 12
24 June 1709 77,964 10 0
1 July 1709 75,970 2
8 July 1709 85,088 1
15 July 1709 74,557 6 0
22 July 1709 93,479 8 5
29 July 1709 97,802 11
5 August 1709 125,795 10
12 August 1709 93,902 3
19 August 1709 188,677 11 5
28 August 1709 92,323 0 11¼
2 Sept. 1709 70,969 12 10½
9 Sept. 1709 67,836 15
16 Sept. 1709 72,336 1
23 Sept. 1709 79,814 17
28 Sept. 1709 65,652 17
1,911,477 4 11¾
The Exchequer Bills issued to 28 Sept. 1709 amounted to 2,513,875 0 0
The difference in the hands of private persons, Paymasters [of Public Departments], Bank [of England], Public Cashiers [Customs, Excise &c.] and Receivers [General of] Taxes &c. 602,397 15