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Affairs of the East India Company: Appendix C No. 21

Pages 1368-1371

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 62, 1830. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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No. 21.-General Statement, shewing the Amount of the Proceeds of the Sales of Goods and Merchandize of The East India Company in Great Britain, and of their Commercial and other Receipts, Charges and Payments, in Great Britain, under the several Heads thereof, from the Year 1814-15, to the Year 1828-29 inclusive, according to the Annual Accounts presented to Parliament; distinguishing the Receipts and Payments in the Political and Territorial Branch from the Receipts and Payments in the Commercial Branch.
RECEIPTS. 1st May 1814 to 1st May 1815. 1815-16. 1816-17. 1817-18. 1818-19. 1819-20. 1820-21. 1821-22. 1822-23. 1823-24. 1824-25. 1825-26. 1826-27. 1827-28. 1828-29 Total. PAYMENTS. 1814-15. 1815-16. 1816-17. 1817-18. 1818-19. 1819-20. 1820-21. 1821-22. 1822-23. 1823-24. 1824-25. 1825-26. 1826-27. 1827-28. 1828-29. Total.
TERRITORIAL: £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ TERRITORIAL. £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £
Of Government, on account of Claims on the Public 103,223 387,145 1,300,000 1,790,368 Bills of Exchange, for Principal of Debt 220,800 238,998 4,654 97,237 98 76,946 6,285 10,576 25,500 2,965,333 415,470 576,715 79,643 87,803 85,535 4,891,593
Of Government, on account of Advances to King's Troops at St. Helena 117,236 3,711 120,947 Bills of Exchange, for Interest of 834,323 380,644 269,761 392,988 611,379 355,514 678,988 1,562,522 1,419,587 620,132 421,138 430,039 423,291 522,438 640,571 9,563,315
Principal and Interest £ 1,055,123 619,642 274,415 490,225 611,477 432,460 685,273 1,573,098 1,445,087 8,585,465 836,608 1,006,754 502,934 610,241 726,106 14,454,908
Bills for Supplies to Public Service in India, &c. 143,557 157,352 124,001 79,747 394,383 298,457 258,491 130,058 148,365 64,856 40,145 134,287 24,661 105,904 65,013 2,169,277 Bills of Exchange, for Treasury Bills 39,801 39,801
Advances in India to Owners of Company's Ships 37,481 76,402 113,888 Bills of Exchange, for Effects of deceased Officers, and on account of Postmaster General 14,075 4,260 26,896 15,045 10,521 16,013 12,832 11,293 44,932 21,870 50,529 37,494 49,008 60,109 374,877
Net Produce of Bullion remitted from India 324,107 1,625,959 989,163 629,698 3,566,927 Bills of Exchange, for Cash received by the Indian Governments 13,136 100,428 1,448 115,012
Produce of Spices sold for Government 109,805 193,581 70,555 55,404 20,542 22,777 33,060 48,992 53,871 1,105 609,692 Bills of Exchange, for Purchase of the Steam Vessel Enterprize 40,000 40,000
Unclaimed Prize Money received and applicable to Lord Clive's Fund 51,121 3,404 2,423 2,746 3,353 1,968 65,015 Java Prize Agents, on account of Property deposited in India 166,250 99,822 266,072
Of Government, in Repayment for Advances in India not covered by Bills of Exchange 71,625 8,597 80,222 Bullion for India in Reduction of India Debt 1,000,537 1,000,537
Charges on Bullion imported 26,590 1,459 2,988 620 31,657
On account of Government, for Expeditions to Java, &c. and other Services 62,455 135,594 50,182 33,765 11,846 2,190 8,589 304,621
Bills from Amboyna, Banda, &c. and Charges on Spices 10,161 3,724 4,491 1,184 19,560
Payments on account of Proceeds of Spices to Government 112,303 69,438 110,973 4,204 296,918
Freight of Stores, &c. chargeable to Ditto 1,124 45 2,132 1,618 3,761 5,163 3,309 17,152
Charges of St. Helena, repayable by Ditto 23,078 18,394 1,723 1,621 44,816
To Government, Adjustment of their Claim for Cinnamon in 1821-22 29,054 29,054
Territorial Charges And Advances.
Military and Marine Stores for Export 381,435 334,285 391,643 290,619 349,995 269,596 278,522 306,490 348,426 349,923 338,941 774,975 946,131 577,045 384,052 6,322,078
Officers Pay on Furlough and Retirement 283,993 205,142 208,226 213,336 231,654 261,741 238,324 257,808 261,072 332,814 291,754 355,834 421,109 399,872 388,072 4,350,751
Passage of Military, and Supplies on Voyage 79,109 58,976 51,814 33,179 63,416 43,195 40,332 63,448 102,092 41,539 63,383 123,100 106,474 68,761 72,730 1,011,548
Political Freight and Demurrage 72,610 182,222 108,475 247,544 201,409 132,525 101,707 142,944 106,452 131,298 169,415 126,830 153,968 173,818 129,774 2,180,991
Carnatic Debts, Interest on Claims 177,981 126,158 185,239 81,783 121,412 81,026 102,639 80,415 89,198 93,718 83,366 86,520 101,391 113,482 89,771 1,614,099
Do. Do. Salaries and Current Charges 4,850 11,250 8,850 5,834 5,075 3,958 5,163 4,709 6,816 5,456 4,583 4,606 4,668 4,958 4,812 85,588
Tanjore Debts, Salaries and Current Charges 1,191 1,194 1,561 1,673 1,705 7,324
Interest, Sinking Fund, Charges, and Repayment of Loan from the Public in 1812 244,044 243,988 243,922 243,859 243,802 243,745 243,679 243,611 (fn. 1) 1,300,000
557,335
3,807,985
Charges; St. Helena, Bills paid 49,343 45,847 54,854 113,611 146,931 158,515 144,065 127,823 85,398 46,552 49,633 42,695 41,830 61,599 50,540 1,219,236
Do. Exports provided 29,663 60,307 72,951 60,181 116,857 132,802 45,511 23,139 32,101 30,792 41,701 5,475 45,637 38,563 40,034 815,714
Charges, Bencoolen, Bills paid 3,741 1,877 434 1,373 3,855 2,500 2,145 36 1,557 1,200 18,718
Do. Exports provided 840 2,804 109 369 444 7,785 2,282 451 14,584
Charges, Prince of Wales Island, Bills paid 1,250 422 1,734 314 206 262 247 1,559 1,017 1,202 8,213
Do. Exports provided 6,790 2,208 907 3,045 2,558 780 2,003 692 1,455 797 574 2,328 3,176 2,832 1,867 32,012
Political Charges General 266,842 301,338 289,454 273,023 283,713 350,677 347,180 371,070 391,665 392,004 423,236 481,651 498,908 493,946 517,833 5,683,440
Paymaster-General, on account of King's Troops in India 100,000 347,887 120,000 234,470 211,452 354,800 1,368,609
Paymaster-General, on account of Retiring Pay, Pensions, &c. 120,002 60,000 60,000 60,000 60,000 60,000 420,002
Naval Force provided for India 44,749 44,749
Civil Establishments of India, Annuities, and Absentee Allowances 245 13,739 37,742 50,924 102,650
Unclaimed Prize Money applicable to Lord Clive's Fund 599 125 724
Cast Iron Bridge and Steam Engine, Nabob of Oude 4,629 18,142 30 95 145 23,041
Government of Persia, Treaty of Tehran 124,444 124,4444
Total Territorial Receipts carried forward
£
608,368 233,754 511,146 189,552 587,964 369,012 313,895 318,957 3,098,505 100,339 1,081,046 191,869 100,744 105,904 705,276 8,516,331 Total Territorial Payments carried forward
£
2,912,995 2,489,979 1,968,541 2,121,180 3,426,042 2,137,246 2,295,483 3,218,882 4,849,170 5,291,587 2,807,625 3,528,643 3,265,627 2,911,297 3,067,188 46,291,485

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No. 21.-General Statement of the Proceeds of the Sales of Goods and Merchandize of The East India Company in Great Britain, and of their Commercial and other Receipts, Charges and Payments, in Great Britain, under the several Heads thereof, from the Year 1814-15 to the Year 1828-29 inclusive - continued.
Receipts-continued. 1st May 1814 to 1st May 1815 1815-16. 1816-17. 1817-18. 1818-19. 1819-20. 1820-21. 1821-22. 1822-23. 1823-24. 1824-25. 1825-26. 1826-27. 1827-28. 1828-29. Total. Payments-continued. 1st May 1814 to 1st May 1815. 1815-16. 1816-17. 1817-18. 1818-19. 1819-20. 1820-21. 1821-22. 1822-23. 1823-24. 1824-25. 1825-26. 1826-27. 1827-28.1828-29. Total.
£ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £ £
Total Territorial Receipts brought forward 608,368 233,754 511,146 189,552 587,964 369,012 313,895 318,957 3,098,505 100,339 1,081,046 191,869 100,744 105,904 705,276 8,516,331 Total Territorial Payments brought forward 2,912,995 2,489,979 1,968,541 2,121,180 3,426,042 2,137,246 2,295,483 3,218,882 4,849,170 5,291,587 2,807,625 3,528,643 3,265,627 2,911,297 3,067,188 46,291,485
COMMERCIAL. COMMERCIAL.
Sale Proceeds of Company's Goods 8,296,952 6,291,621 5,171,357 6,365,806 6,178,825 5,161,665 5,047,751 5,262,349 5,566,564 5,260,681 5,609,710 5,770,719 5,028,406 5,301,334 5,146,122 85,459,872 Customs 95,839 86,092 52,851 72,418 79,902 35,387 1,044 (fn. 2) 1,718 4,593 12,686 2,164 (fn. 2) 2,775 (fn. 2) 864 2,731 440,350
Charges and Profit on Private Trade 220,668 206,938 210,218 187,022 170,766 116,101 148,686 177,680 160,347 146,587 152,759 138,452 128,852 137,956 122,152 2,425,184 Freight and Demurrage 1,537,270 1,217,069 1,190,089 981,859 622,280 580,979 794,401 652,412 708,816 733,654 608,820 725,451 680,351 770,911 656,312 12,460,674
Board of Ordnance for Saltpetre 97,533 235,112 39,979 372,624 Goods for Export, for Sale and Use 1,426,842 1,271,782 1,085,892 883,005 941,391 1,185,050 1,376,138 1,088,561 861,532 1,071,602 743,893 723,079 750,369 619,585 471,821 14,500,042
Interest on the Annuities 32,604 32,604 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 36,227 536,159 Bullion exported 101,004 1,096,149 101,053 100,227 44 500,654 1,899,131
Owners of Ships; for Advances Abroad and short Deliveries 17,907 23,452 70,597 86,180 61,034 62,036 46,097 51,663 22,130 10,555 13,717 8,290 8,765 2,234 2,375 487,032 Commanders Certificates, and Bills from China and the Cape 148,202 96,905 239,669 189,930 186,783 172,528 122,227 117,928 87,732 185,401 194,952 144,754 74,516 592,745 121,608 2,675,880
Remittances by Agent at the Cape of Good Hope 20,400 17,075 12,918 203 456 300 10,738 62,090 Charges General 477,295 487,028 445,247 403,664 404,424 446,836 468,156 410,386 403,127 411,093 433,299 484,148 492,594 497,866 467,991 6,733,154
Almshouses at Poplar, Poplar Contingent Fund, and Seamen's Wages unclaimed 14,643 101,046 18,051 15,362 106,326 21,452 20,374 24,713 21,412 21,988 21,759 21,271 21,792 430,189 Interest on Bond Debt (with Property Tax) 259,546 235,967 230,536 286,226 153,120 157,266 162,938 155,161 161,212 140,140 135,533 111,739 159,333 153,441 158,124 2,660,282
Fee Funds for House and Warehouses 113,218 108,513 90,952 86,578 84,862 72,365 73,972 78,480 83,577 87,311 85,398 87,404 84,807 76,484 1,213,921 Bonds paid in, bought up, and paid off 109,500 413,000 5,800 12 34,750 1,100 75 141,762 705,999
Widows Funds for Officers, Elders, &c. House and Warehouses 3,649 4,791 11,826 12,818 12,897 13,631 14,155 14,709 15,977 15,961 16,606 17,071 154,091 Dividends on Stock 627,647 629,902 647,911 632,204 629,234 626,796 632,251 627,931 631,727 626,565 631,934 630,473 621,587 633,357 629,071 9,458,590
Interest and Discount on anticipated Payments 99,098 44,295 44,536 2,932 165,916 21,841 32,849 16,378 17,039 6,710 451,594 Bank, Repayment of Loans 200,000 600,000 1,000,000 500,000 400,000 2,700,000
Freight and Charges on Spices sold for Government 27,130 39,665 25,018 13,362 10,717 15,335 1,939 2,567 2,835 58 4,204 142,842 Almshouses at Poplar 18,415 4,945 2,287 20,991 20,207 22,342 20,161 22,397 16,406 16,166 17,246 17,810 17,483 17,484 25,025 259,365
China Embassy 157 157 Fee Funds, for House and Warehouses 113,382 9,700 106,922 83,872 97,555 80,536 72,149 69,968 82,366 84,821 86,313 84,490 85,599 82,995 81,092 1,221,760
On account of Freight of Sunn Hemp for Navy 243,829 36,167 822 117,837 150,000 66,721 615,376 Widows Funds for Officers and Clerks, &c. in Ditto 6,801 730 13,555 16,087 9,092 14,222 8,575 4,934 38,932 14,530 18,116 18,739 164,313
On account of Hong Merchants, payable in China 7,000 7,000 3,456 17,456 Expences on Account of China Embassy 51,904 2,256 32,349 1,750 638 88,897
Bills from Bombay for Cotton sold there 24,681 29,888 54,569 Contract with Government for supplying Cinnamon 32,500 29,588 44,167 37,500 37,500 37,500 42,731 40,934 302,415
Sale of Stock standing in the Company's Name 55,410 110,820 27,705 854,977 1,048,912 Unclaimed Prize Money for Poplar, Claims and Charges 64 64
Dividends on 3 per Cent. Stock 60,812 57,042 56,520 56,519 56,519 56,519 47,520 26,545 417,996 Purchase of 3 per Cent. Stock, for Payment of Loans 1,472,942 1,472,942
Unclaimed Prize Money applicable to Poplar Fund 31,683 4,854 135 2,683 775 983 41,113 Interest on Loans and Accounts 52,644 17,500 20,456 32,190 122,790
Money borrowed of the Bank 1,500,000 100,000 300,000 1,900,000 Trustees of Deccan Booty, Advances in England 130,000 157,361 74,201 361,562
North American Colonies, on account of Teas 59,243 46,718 101,239 105,135 312,335 His Majesty's Government, Recoveries in India on account of Sunn Hemp 8,224 8,224
Bullion from India, on account of Deccan Booty 372,751 372,751 Sums received on Deposit, on account of Hong Merchants in China 2,794 2,794
Total Commercial. Receipts 8,813,935 6,905,900 5,681,186 6,910,930 6,891,459 5,583,877 5,735,668 5,993,406 6,152,689 7,167,803 6,078,177 6,215,573 5,538,610 6,904,471 5,942,579 96,516,263 Total Commercial Payments 5,114,942 5,632,943 4,140,096 4,337,725 3,173,170 3,895,929 5,176,632 3,194,849 3,013,767 3,290,842 3,914,526 3,617,363 3,033,722 3,964,317 2,738,405 58,239,228
Total Receipts 9,422,303 7,139,654 6,192,332 7,100,482 7,479,423 5,952,889 6,049,563 6,312,363 9,251,194 7,268,142 7,159,223 6,407,442 5,639,354 7,010,375 6,647,855 105,032,594 Total Payments 8,027,937 8,122,922 6,108,637 6,458,905 6,599,212 6,033,175 7,472,115 6,413,731 7,862,937 8,582,429 6,722,151 7,146,006 6,299,349 6,875,614 5,805,593 104,530,713
Private Trade. Private Trade.
Sale Proceeds, Private Trade Goods 4,080,890 4,367,623 3,603,335 3,949,854 3,736,114 2,395,012 2,623,107 2,700,361 2,507,905 2,443,894 3,075,755 2,656,986 2,802,308 2,334,710 2,402,437 45,680,291 Paid for Customs on Private Trade Goods 91,537 146,903 118,914 86,993 58,965 36,826 5,107 3,124 3,289 3,290 2,799 4,266 3,858 1,648 567,519
Customs on Ditto 91,537 146,903 118,914 86,993 58,965 36,826 5,107 3,124 3,289 3,290 2,799 4,266 3,858 2,194 1,648 569,713 Do. for Freight on Do. 143,413 87,051 15,351 15,077 13,529 8,392 2,139 11,249 3,598 4,836 4,456 8,388 12,466 12,848 6,652 349,445
Freight on Ditto 143,413 87,051 15,351 15,077 13,529 8,392 2,140 11,249 3,598 4,836 4,456 8,388 12,466 12,848 6,652 349,446 Do. Proprietors of Private Trade 4,003770 4,426,505 3,582,214 3,925,727 3,882,637 2,308,761 2,564,159 2,823,422 2,427,373 2,527,142 3,036,774 2,733,871 2,659,484 2,421,051 2,475,774 45,798,664
4,315,840 4,601,577 3,737,600 4,051,924 3,808,608 2,440,230 2,630,354 2,714,734 2,514,792 2,452,020 3,083,010 2,669,640 2,818,632 2,349,752 2,410,737 46,599,450 4,238,720 4,660,459 3,716,479 4,027,797 3,955,131 2,353,979 2,571,405 2,837,795 2,434,260 2,535,268 3,044,029 2,746,525 2,675,808 2,433,899 2,484,074 46,715,628
Total Receipts, including Private Trade 13,738,143 11,741,231 9,929,932 11,152,406 11,288,031 8,393,119 8,679,917 9,027,097 11,765,986 9,720,162 10,242,233 9,077,082 8,457,986 9,360,127 9,058,592 151,632,044 Total Payments including Private Trade 12,266,657 12,783,381 9,825,116 10,486,702 10,554,343 8,387,154 10,043,520 9,251,526 10,297,197 11,117,697 9,766,180 9,892,531 8,975,157 9,309,513 8,289,667 151,246,341
Balance in favour, Beginning of each Year (excluding Duty on Tea) 695,860 2,167,346 1,125,196 1,230,012 1,895,716 2,629,404 2,635,369 1,271,766 1,047,337 2,516,126 1,118,591 1,594,644 779,195 262,024 312,638 - Balance in favour, End of each Year (excluding Tea Duty) 2,167,346 1,125,196 1,230,012 1,895,716 2,629,404 2,635,369 1,271,766 1,047,337 2,516,126 1,118,591 1,594,644 779,195 262,024 312,638 1,081,563 -
£ 14,434,003 13,908,577 11,055,128 12,382,418 13,183,747 11,022,523 11,315,286 10,298,863 12,813,323 12,236,288 11,360,824 10,671,726 9,237,181 9,622,151 9,371,230 151,632,044 £ 14,434,003 13,908,577 11,055,128 12,382,418 13,183,747 11,022,523 11,315,286 10,298,863 12,813,323 12,236,288 11,360,824 10,671,726 9,237,181 9,622,151 9,371,230 151,246,341

India Board, Westminster, 14th January 1830.

(Errors excepted.)

Wm. LEACH.

Footnotes

  • 1. Amount discharged in the Settlement of the Account between His Majesty's Government and The East India Company, under the Act 3d Geo. IV. Cap. 93.
  • 2. In these Years the Receipt from Customs on Private Trade exceeded the Amount of Customs charged to the Company's Cpmmerce.