Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills

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Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 32, 1718. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962.

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Exchequer Bills


AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 25 [A.O.1/868/25].

Samuel Edwards, George Jerman and John Stockwell, Receivers of the Money imprested for discharging the Interest on Exchequer Bills.

6 January 1717–18 to 5 January 1718–19.

Charge. £ s. d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptants' hands upon the end of their last Accompt 5,378 9
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 4 George I, in further part of 70l. for payment of interest at 2d. per cent. per diem.
5,000 0 0
Easter term, 4 & 5 George I, in full of the same 10,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service 15,000 0 0
Michaelmas term, 5 George I, in full of the same 5,000 0 0
the same term, in part of 20,000l. for the same service 5,000 0 0
(total receipts 40,000l.)
total charge and receipts £45,378 9
Discharge. £ s. d.
Interest on Exchequer Bills to the Tellers of the Exchequer and to sundry private persons:
the Hon. John Smith, a Teller of the Receipt, on 83 parcels, amounting to 271,287l. 10s. in Exchequer Bills paid in
9,891 5
the Hon. Lord William Powlett, another, on 66 parcels, amounting to 255,400l., ditto 5,342 15 2
the Rt. Hon. Lord Torrington, another, on 56 parcels, amounting to 282,662l. 10s., ditto 6,573 1 10
the Rt. Hon. Richard, Lord Onslow, deceased, the other of the four Tellers, on 98 parcels, amounting to 328,975l., ditto 7,687 12
sundry private persons on 414 parcels amounting to 357,325l., ditto 11,251 5
40,746 0
the Accomptants for salaries for themselves and clerks and for incident expenses 750 0 0
the same, for Treasury and Exchequer fees etc.: on receiving the money imprested etc., 17l. 13s.; on passing the Accompt etc., 9l. 13s. 6d.; to Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, 40l. 67 6 6
total payments and allowances £41,563 6
and so the Accomptants are Indebted
Declared 16 July 1720.
£3,815 3 0