Declared Accounts: Hanaper

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 27, 1713. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1955.

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PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1720 [E351/1720].
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1398, ROLL 259 [A.O.1/1398/259].
Thomas Edwards and Joseph Whitehead, holders in survivorship of the Office of Clerk or Keeper of the Hanaper.
Michaelmas 1712 to Michaelmas 1713.
Charge. £ s. d. £ s. d.
Arrears: respited moneys in the hands of divers persons as at the foot of the last Account 373 7 3
remaining in the Accountant's hands, as at the foot of the last Account 355 1 1
728 8 4
Receipts: money received of the issues and profits of Charters or Letters Patent, Commissions, Indentures and other Deeds:
small patents; 368 at 2s. each 36 16 0
sheriffs’ patents; 46 at 3s. each 6 18 0
commissions of sewers; eight at 2s. 6d. each 1 0 0
exemplifications; 13 at 16s. 4d. each 10 12 4
deaneries; five at 16s. 4d. each 4 1 8
archdeaconries and prebends; twelve at 16s. 4d. each 9 16 0
presentations; 53 at 16s. 4d. each 43 5 8
dispensations; 51 at 16s. 4d. each 41 13 0
congé d'élire, royal assent, commendam, and restitution [of temporalities]; 14 at 16s. 4d. each 11 8 8
grants of office for life; two at 32s. 8d. each 3 5 4
ditto during pleasure; eight at 32s. 8d. each 13 1 4
ditto, ditto; nineteen at 16s. 4d. each 15 10 4
ditto, during good behaviour; four at 32s. 8d. each 6 10 8
denizations; one at 4 18 0
appeals and adjuncts; fourteen at 16s. 4d. each 11 8 8
indentures; one at 0 16 4
special commissions; two at 32s. 8d. each and two at 16s. 4d. each 4 18 0
special pardons and pardons de cursu; five at 16s. 4d. each 4 1 8
grants of great fee; three at 7l. 11s. 8d. each 22 15 0
252 16 8
moneys received for fines of Statutes Staple and for profits of Original Writs; for fines of Statute Staple 11 5 0
farm of the profits of the Seals of the Queen's Bench and of the Common Pleas, leased to George, Duke of Northumberland, and his heirs male 1,653 14 0
farm of the Common Fines, leased to the Lord High Treasurer for seven years 1,546 12 0
farm of the Sixpenny Writs, leased to Anne, Countess Dowager of Newburgh, for 41 years from 13 Jan. 1688–9 1,000 0 0
total charge and receipts £5,192 16 0
Payments by letters patent:
Simon Lord Harcourt, Baron of Stanton Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, for diets, for his annuity, for extraordinary attendance, for robes, for his allowance of Gascon wine and for wax 1,096 19 0
Sir John Trevor, Master of the Rolls, and the eleven other Chancery Masters for their winter and summer robes 82 8 0
George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, for his fee 60 0 0
these Accountants, for their several yearly allowances 98 1
Matthew Snow, Prothonotary of the Chancery, for his allowance 100 0 0
Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliaments, for his fee 40 0 0
William Oaker, Clerk of the Exemplifications of letters patent, for his fee 20 0 0
Sarles Goatley, for arrears of the fee due to Peter Persehouse, late Serjeant at Arms, attending the Great Seal, at 3s. a day, granted with the Office by letters patent of 15 April 12 Anne, to hold during good behaviour, and here allowed for seven years to Ladyday 1710 383 11 0
Charles Stone, now Serjeant at Arms, for his fee by letters patent of 25 April 12 Anne; from Ladyday to Michaelmas 1713 28 4 0
John Roberts, Clerk of the Writs in Chancery 20 0 0
the two Auditors of the Hanaper 10 0 0
Cox Macro, one of the Six Clerks of the Chancery and Clerk Comptroller of the Hanaper, for a year to Michaelmas 1713 at 10l. per an., granted the Six Clerks for ever by letters patent 7 June 11 Car. I 10 0 0
Thomas Harris, Chafewax; for wax and for his wages of 2½d. a day 363 16
John Trevor, Crier of the Chancery, for his wages at 4d. a day, for his winter robe at Xmas 1713 and for thread, needles etc. 8 10
the Crier of the Chancery and other Officers for their yearly allowances of parchment 282 12 0
total under letters patent 2,604l. 1s. 9½d.
payments by warrant:
George Wrighte, Clerk of the Crown, for writing patents etc. 195 18 10
Cox Macro, Clerk Comptroller of the Hanaper, for engrossment of the Comptrol Books 13 6 8
John Walker, deputy of Matthew Johnson, Clerk of the Parliaments, for copying several Journals of the House of Lords for the Queen's service 301 7 6
Edward Castle, stationer, for stationery for the House of Lords and Journals for the year 1713 delivered in the Privy Council 133 7 6
James Tonson, for stationery wares for the Lord Chancellor etc. 286 18 3
Sherrard Serjeant, for necessaries for the Court in the Lord Chancellor's House 32 7 0
Charles Harper, stationer, for stationery wares for the Office of the Clerk of the Crown 68 15 0
Robert Briscoe, Queen's Messenger attending the Great Seal, for his fee of 3s. a day 65 10 0
the same, for his expenses in attending the Great Seal 69 10 0
Israel Harrison, for like wares for the Hanaper Office 43 16 8
these Accountants, for the increased cost of parchment 73 4 0
David Davies, embroiderer, for a richly embroidered bag to hold the Great Seal etc. 58 0 0
Joseph Harvy, Sealer, for diets, wages and necessaries 42 18
Thomas Harris, Chafewax to the Great Seal, for wages and necessaries 28 12 0
Joseph Harvey, Sealer, Thomas Harris, Chafewax, and Robert Lyndsey, Clerk to these Accountants, for expenses in attending the Great Seal in the summer of 1713 45 0 0
William Weket, Joseph Richards, Samuel Clarke and John Barret, four messengers attending the Great Seal, for expenses in publishing Proclamations 538 0 0
James Hunter, for sweeping Westminster Hall 1 6 8
the Auditor of the Hanaper, for his yearly additional allowance for checking and engrossing this Account 20 0 0
these Accountants for the charges and expenses of passing this Account 40 0 0
total payments by warrant 2,057l. 18s. 7½d.
payments by way of reward:
Sir John Trevor, for keeping the House of Converts, two Chaplains, a Clerk and two Converts, Peter Samuel and John Meza; and for his care and examination of Originals in the Chancery 37 4 7
total payments and allowances £4,699 5 0
and so remains 493 11 0
against which respited monies [as in Vol. XXV, p. cdxxxviii] 373 7 3
and so these Accomptants are Indebted 120 3 9
Declared 24 December 1714.