Declared Accounts, 1708: Lotteries

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 22, 1708. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1952.

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Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster of Annuities under the Act 5 and 6 William and Mary.
29 September 1707 to 29 September 1708.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining at Michaelmas 1707 17,430 1 7
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 6–7 Anne, in full of 140,000l. out of the duties on Salt and Beer 73,400 0 0
ditto, in part of 140,000l. as above 66,600 0 0
140,000 0 0
total charge £157,430 1 7
Discharge. £ s. d.
paid to the owners of benefit tickets (10l. to 1,000l.) 39,857 10 0
paid to the owners of several blank tickets upon an annuity of 20s. each for a term of 16 years 97,861 0 0
salaries, etc. (to Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office and Comptroller of the Receipts; to James Taylor, chief clerk; to Edward Courtney, housekeeper; to Thomas Cole, assignee of John Taylor; to Sir John Humble, bt., this Accomptant; to Arthur Maynwaring, Auditor; for details, see previous year, p. cccxiii) 2,600 0 0
£140,318 10 0
and so this Accomptant is Indebted 17,111 11 7
Declared 29 Jan. 1709