Declared Accounts
Hackney Coaches

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'Declared Accounts: Hackney Coaches', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 23: 1709 (1949), pp. CCCLXV-CCCLXVI. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=90777 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Hackney Coaches

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: HACKNEY AND STAGE COACHES
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1585.
Edward Wharton, Receiver General of the moneys arising by the licensing of Hackney and Stage Coaches.
From Midsummer 1708 to Midsummer 1709.
Charge £ s. d.
Arrears:
remaining as at the foot of the last accompt 287 17 11
depending upon sundry hackney and stage coachmen as at the foot of the last Accompt 722 0 0
Receipts:
money arising from rents and forfeitures:
rent of the licences of 700 hackney coaches at 4l. each a year, payable quarterly 2,800 0 0
forfeitures; the Queen's moiety of two forfeitures at 5l. each, 100s.; do. of 46 forfeitures at 40s. each; 46l.; do. of 17 forfeitures at 10s. each, 4l. 5s. 55 5 0
total charge and receipts £3,865 2 11
Discharge £ s. d.
Salaries to the Commissioners and Officers, detailed 830 0 0
Office Rent paid to Mrs. Joyce Collins for the house in Surrey Street, Strand 38 0 0
Incident charges, detailed 212 13 9
Taxes on the Commissioners' salaries etc. 80 4 0
Auditor's fee 15 0 0
1,175 17 9
Money paid into the Exchequer, four payments, detailed 1,767 5 2
total payments and allowances 2,943 2 11
and so remains 922 0 0
whereof depending on several hackney and stage coachmen, detailed 722 0 0
and upon the Accomptant for money in his hands 200 0 0
£922 0 0
Declared 21 June 1711.