Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Excise', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 9: 1689-1692 (1931), pp. CCL-CCLVIII. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=104742 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Excise

Excise Commissioners' Cash Account.
24th June, 1689, to 24th June, 1691.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Remains in hands of Charles Duncombe, Excise Cashier, for the respited salary of Richard Graham, late an Excise Commissioner 250 0 0
Cash remains of last account 16,080 7 9
Arrears of Excise depending on sundry persons for Excise before 25th December, 1660 32,605 6
Ditto annis 1661 and 1662 16,884 1 11½
Ditto before 25th November, 1667 (being then farmed) 29 19 5
Ditto disallowed in the Excise account ended 1686, June 24 805 5 0
54,377 19 3
Receipts from Hereditary and Temporary Excise (beer, ale, cider and melting tin) for the year ended 1690, June 24th 614,919 8
Ditto from 1690, June 24th, to November 1st (being thereafter divided by Act of Parliament into Hereditary and one-fourth Temporary and three-fourths Temporary) 228,589 16
From the Hereditary and one-fourth Temporary from 1st November, 1690, to 24th June, 1691 205,004 16
From the three-fourths Temporary for same time 122,936 1
From the Additional Duty on beer, ale and other liquors from 1689, September 29th (from which time it was appropriated by Parliament for paying the States General their 600,000l. charges of their expedition to England and for other uses) to 1690, June 24th 96,822 16 6
From same from 1690, June 24th, to 1691, June 24th 197,866 17 9
From the Double Duty of Excise on beer, ale and other liquors from 17th November, 1690, to 24th June, 1691 238,270 3
From low wines and spirits from 24th December, 1690, to 24th June, 1691 1,600 0 0
1,705,110 0 1
Total charge £1,775,568 7 1
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Salaries to Commissioners, officers, clerks and accountants 42,195 6 9
Rent of office of Grand Excise in Broad Street 400 0 0
Repairs and incidents 5,025 18
Money paid to the Queen Dowager 24,419 10 4
Ditto to the Prince and Princess of Denmark on their 30,000l. per an. to Lady day, 1691 56,500 0 0
More to same on their 20,000l. per an. from 1690, Lady day, as by the great seal of 1690, May 23rd : to wit for one year to 1691, Lady day 20,000 0 0
More to same for one year to 1690, Christmas, as by the privy seal of 1689-90, February 22nd, to bring up their subsistence to 50,000l. for the said year 10,000 0 0
To the fishermen of Great Yarmouth 320 0 0
For taxes of inferior officers 1,633 12
Paid to assignees of the Goldsmiths for the bankers' debt, to wit :
The assignees of Sir Robert Viner 217 8 6
Ditto of John Lindsey 115 7 6
Ditto of John Portman 10 17 5
Ditto of Gilbert Whitehall 8 6 6
Ditto of Edward Backwell 24 0 0
Ditto of Thomas Row 3 0 0
(The total of the said six items being 378l. 19s. 11d.)
[City loans] repaid to Sir Robert Rich, late Chamberlain of the City of London 185,675 0 0
Interest on said loan and paid to said Rich 8,088 13
[City loans repaid] to Leonard Robinson, present Chamberlain of the City 64,505 0 0
Interest [on same] paid to same 2,219 19
Loans repaid to individuals detailed (55 in all) 127,124 4 4
Interest to said individuals on said loans 2,838 9 11¼
Advance money repaid to the Excise Commissioners, Sir Henry Ashurst, etc. 25,000 0 0
Interest paid to same 2,867 4 2
Interest paid to Thomas Browne, Edward Noell and Francis Parry 525 0 0
(The total of repayments of loans and interest being 418,843l. 12s. 0¼d.)
Repaid to Nathaniel Hornby in full of 10,000l. lent to Charles II. (this item is marked in the margin respited) 5,000 0 0
Repaid to Charles Duncomb for so much lent to James II. 20,000 0 0
Interest paid to said Duncombe 833 8
Paid to said Duncombe on a bill of exchange from Holland, 1690, April 9th 12,500 0 0
Paid on annuities and yearly pensions to eight persons, detailed 24,414 0 0
Paid into the Exchequer 410,760 2
Respited in the hands of Charles Duncombe, Excise Cashier, for the salary of Richard Graham, deceased, late Commissioner of Excise 250 0 0
Paid into the Exchequer by the late Excise Commissioners on the passing their patent and for disallowances, etc. 849 15 11½
Imprested for incidents in 1686 800 0 0
(The sum total of all the above payments being out of the Hereditary Excise and the one-fourth Temporary Excise, is 1,055,124l. 6s. 4¾d.)
Paid into the Exchequer for the Additional Excise on brandy and strong waters 290,918 15 3
Paid into the Exchequer for the three-fourths Temporary Excise 119,326 9 4
Paid into the Exchequer for the Double Excise 225,063 13
Paid into the Exchequer for the Duty of low wines and spirits of the first extraction 1,199 12 10
Total payments £1,691,632 17
l. s. d.
Remains 83,935 9
Whereof arrears due before 25th December, 1660 32,605 6
Ditto, 1661-2 4,053 6 5
Resting on divers late Farmers of Excise in part of their rents due at Michaelmas, 1665 14,843 18 2
Ditto, 1668 1,590 3
Ditto, 1674 450 0 0
Ditto from outports, 1667 29 19 5
Overcast and disallowed, 1686 5 5 0
Depending on the late Commissioners and their Cashier 1,570 9
£55,148 8
l. s. d.
Cash in the Cashier's hand of the Old Duty of Excise and Hereditary Excise and one-fourth Temporary Excise 7,799 13
On brandy and strong waters 3,770 19 0
On the three-fourths Temporary Excise 3,609 7
On the Double Excise 13,206 9 5
On low wines 400 7 2
£28,787 1
1691, June 24th, to 1692, June 24th.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains.
Cash 28,787 1
Arrears 83,935 9
Receipts.
l. s. d.
From the Hereditary Excise and one-fourth Temporary Excise 316,409 5
From the three-fourths Temporary Excise 143,179 10
From the Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences on beer, ale etc. 281,264 11
From the Double Excise and 21 pence on beer, ale etc. 499,961 3 7
From low wines 14,000 0 0
1,274,814 15 5
Total charge £1,363,750 4 10¾
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Salaries to Commissioners etc. 21,577 14 0
Rent of Excise Office 200 0 0
Repairs and incidents 3,155 13
Paid to the Queen Dowager 12,209 15 2
Paid to the Prince and Princess of Denmark on their 30,000l. per an. to Lady day, 1692 27,500 0 0
Ditto on their 20,000l. per an. 20,000 0 0
To John Bruere et al., salary 50 0 0
Fishermen of Great Yarmouth 160 0 0
Annuities and yearly pensions to six persons, detailed 11,475 0 0
Interest paid to the assignees of the Goldsmiths, viz. the assignees of John Lindsey, 2l. 2s. 4d. ; ditto of Sir Robert Viner, 3l. 9s. 0d. 5 11 4
Loan repayments to the Excise Commissioners and their Cashier 25,000 0 0
Interest to same 522 2
Loan repayments and interest to six persons, detailed : Earl of Bath, Thomas Browne, Charles Duncombe, George Faulkner, Francis Parry and Edward Noell 103,350 14
Paid into the Exchequer 261,020 2
(The above payments being out of the Old Duty and the Hereditary and Temporary Excise, total 486,226l. 12s. 8d.)
Paid into the Exchequer for the Additional Ninepences 74,777 15 1
Ditto on the Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 206,000 6 11
Ditto for the Double Excise granted for one year from 1690, November 17th 384,678 12
Ditto on ditto for the second year granted for a year from 1691, November 17th 125,582 14 6
Ditto on low wines 13,396 3 6
Total payments and allowances £1,290,662 4
l. s. d.
Remains 68,088 0
Whereof arrears depending before 1660 14,095 18 1
Ditto on sundry late farmers 17,196 16 0
Collectors before 1660 76 9 4
Samuel Barnard, late a Teller in the Excise Office 1,152 18
Joseph Brooks, late a same 82 4 7
Excise Commissioners, 1661-2 4,053 6 6
Late Farmers (1665) 14,843 18 2
Ditto (1668) 1,590 3
Ditto (1674) 450 0 0
Late collectors (1667) 29 19 5
£53,572 14 3
Law charges (Edward Noell, Excise Secretary) 5 5 0
Excise Commissioners 1,570 9
Cash in hands of Charles Duncombe, Cashier of Excise :—
Old Duty and Hereditary and Temporary 4,771 13
Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 4,257 8
Double Excise 2,906 6
Low wines 1,004 3 8
£12,939 11
Declared 21st November, 1698.
24th June, 1692, to 24th June, 1693.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains.
Cash 12,939 11
On the late Commissioners and Cashier 1,570 9
l. s. d.
Arrears before 1660 32,605 6
Ditto before 1661-2 4,053 6 5
Ditto Farmers, 1662-74 16,884 1 11½
Ditto outports 29 19 5
Ditto disallowed law charges 5 5 0
53,577 19 3
Receipts.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 434,438 1 3
Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 323,903 18
Double Excise and 21 pence 243,155 4 2
Low wines 12,896 12 2
Duty granted for 99 years from 1692-3, January 25th 25,375 9
Total charge £1,107,857 5 10½
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Salaries of Commissioners etc. 20,920 2 0
Repairs and other incidents 4,446 3 11
Paid to the Queen Dowager 12,209 15 2
Paid to the Prince and Princess of Denmark on their 30,000l. per an. 32,000 0 0
Ditto on their 20,000l. per an. 20,000 0 0
Pensions and annuities to several (six) persons 11,650 0 0
Repayments of loan money and interest thereon (Thomas Browne, Charles Duncombe, Sir Stephen Evance, Sir Joseph Herne, Edward Noell and John Richards) 183,512 3
Paid into the Exchequer for the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 147,353 14
Ditto for the Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 323,504 7 11
Ditto on the Double Excise granted for one year to 1691, November 17th 1,456 16 3
Ditto on ditto for the second year to 1692, November 17th 243,949 11
Ditto on low wines 13,892 5
Ditto on the 99 years' Duty 23,364 6 7
Total discharge £1,638,794 11
l. s. d.
Remains 69,062 14
l. s. d.
Whereof arrears of Excise, detailed 53,572 14 3
Disallowed law charges (Edward Noell) 5 5 0
Late Excise Commissioners 1,570 9
£55,148 8
Office cash.
l. s. d.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 6,582 15
Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 4,256 19
Double Excise 655 2 7
Low wines 8 10
Ninety-nine years' Duty 2,010 17 10½
£13,914 5 11
Declared 12th October, 1699.
24th June, 1693, to 24th June, 1694.
Charge.
l. s. d.
Remains on the accomptants 13,914 5 11
Arrears late Commissioners of Excise 1,570 9
l. s. d.
Ditto to 1660 32,605 6
Ditto to 1661-2 4,053 6
Ditto Farmers, 1662-1674 16,884 1 11½
Ditto outports, 1667 29 19 5
Ditto E. Noell 5 5 0
53,577 19 3
Receipts.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 423,760 4 8
Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 275,119 15 8
Double Excise of 21d. and 30d. 9,716 15 0
Low wines and spirits of the first extraction 15,148 18
Additional Ninepence for 99 years from 1692-3, January 29th 133,673 3
Additional impost of 2s. per gallon on brandy from 1693-4, January 1st 1,941 10 1
859,360 6 7
Received from the country collectors by the Victuallers of the Navy 5,000 0 0
Total charge £933,423 0 11½
Discharge.
Payments out of Hereditary and Temporary Excise.
l. s. d.
Salaries of Commissioners et al. 21,400 17 0
Rent of office in Broad Street 437 10 0
Repairs and incidents 4,132 17
Fishermen of Great Yarmouth 160 0 0
Queen Dowager 9,709 15 2
Prince and Princess of Denmark on their patent of 20th February, 2 James II. 24,000 0 0
Ditto on their patent of 23rd May, 2 William and Mary 20,000 0 0
Pensions to Duchess of Buccleuch, 4,900l. ; Earl of Bath, 700l. ; Duke of Southampton, 3,525l. ; Duke of Northumberland, 3,400l. ; Duke of Grafton, 1,500l. ; Isabella Duchess Dowager of Grafton, 750l. 14,775 0 0
Repayment of loan money and interest thereon : Lord Auverquere, 10l. 10s. 0d. ; Paul Bowyer, 9l. 16s. 6d. ; Thomas Browne, 119,883l. 9s. 9¼d. ; Lawrence Burton, 56,498l. 15s. 2¾d. ; Sir Stephen Evance, 25,723l. 19s. 0¾. ; Sir Henry Furness, 2,377l. 11s. 8¼d. ; Whitfeild Hayter, 4,926l. 7s. 11d. ; Nathaniel Hornby, 1,433l. 7s. 10½d. ; Evert Jollivet, 27l. ; the twelve Judges for interest, 90l. ; Sir Nicholas Lechmere, Sir Thomas Rookeby and Sir John Turton for interest, 22l. 10s. 0d. ; Sir John Turton for interest, 75l. ; The Masters in Chancery for interest, 4l. 2s. 6d. ; John Kynven for interest, 2l. 16s. 5¼d. ; Edward Lascells for interest, 37l. 10s. 0d. ; Richard Lassells, 2,529l. 7s. 5d. ; Earl of Montague, 1,462l. 19s. 2d. ; George London, 1,127l. 1s. 4½d. ; William de Nassau, 21l. 15s. 0d. ; Edward Nicholas, 180l. ; Edward Noell, 13,937l. 7s. 7¼d. ; John Ordway, 3,886l. 10s. 6d. ; Henry Paget, 1,633l. 4s. 5¼d. ; Earl of Portland, 165l. ; Sir Littleton Powis, 1l. 10s. 0d. ; John Rawlins, 6,156l. 1s. 4¼d. ; John Richards, 4,136l. 2s. 1¾d. ; Sir Leonard Robinson, 10,089l. 13s. 7¼d. ; William Smith, 15l. ; Keeper of the Great Seal, 15l. ; Geo. Stepney, 16l. 7s. 6½d. ; George Collett, 822l. 0s. 11½d. ; Sir John Trevor, 1,277l. 12s. 4d. ; Sir John Trenchard, 15l. ; John Trussell, 864l. 2s. 11½d. 259,463 8
Interest paid to several assignees of the Goldsmiths :—
l. s. d.
Of John Lindsay 16 17
Of Gilbert Whitehall 8 2 0
24 19
Payments into the Exchequer for the Hereditary and Temporary Excise (making the total payments for the Hereditary and Temporary Excise 423,512l. 5s. 4½d.) 69,407 17 11
Payments into the Exchequer for the Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 272,281 6
Ditto for the Double Excise for one year from 17th November, 1690, 962l. 7s. 0½d., and afterwards continued for one year further, 9,282l. 1s. 11½d. 10,244 9 0
Payments from low wines 14,998 12 4
Ditto from 99 years' Excise 132,053 16
Ditto from the 2s. per gallon on brandy 1,878 12 10½
Total discharge £854,974 2 9
l. s. d.
Remains 78,443 18
Whereof arrears on late Commissioners, Farmers etc. 53,572 14 3
Ditto on Edward Noell 5 5 0
Ditto on late Excise Commissioners 1,570 9
Cash remains Hereditary and Temporary Excise 11,830 15
Ditto Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 7,495 8
Ditto Double Excise, 1690 and 1691 127 8 7
Ditto low wines 158 16 5
Ditto 99 years 3,625 4
Ditto 2s. on brandy 62 17
£23,300 9 9
Declared 22nd April, 1700.
24th June, 1694, to 24th June, 1695.
Charge.
l. s. d. l. s. d.
Remains.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 11,830 15
Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences on beer, ale etc. 7,495 8
Double Excise for 21d. and 30d. 127 8 7
Low wines or spirits 158 16 5
On the fund for 99 years 3,625 4
2s. per gallon on brandies 62 17
23,300 9 9
Arrears.
On Sir Samuel Dashwood et al., late Commissioners, paid without warrant 1,570 9
Excise before 1660, December 25th 32,605 6
Ditto 1661-2 4,053 6 5
Ditto Farmers, 1662-74 16,884 1 11½
Ditto imported liquors before 1667 29 17 5
Edward Noel, law charges overcast 5 5 0
53,577 19 3
Receipts.
Hereditary and Temporary Excise 448,060 12
Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 289,982 13
Double Excise of 21d. and 30d. 1,085 19 5
Low wines 14,798 13
Additional or Fund 9l. for 99 years 146,181 4 11¾
Additional impost of 2s. per gallon on brandy 6,617 17
£985,175 18
Discharge.
l. s. d.
Salaries to Commissioners et al. 21,606 7 10
Repairs and other necessary incidents 5,095 17 9
Fishermen of Yarmouth 165 0 0
Paid to Katherine, Queen Dowager 13,709 15 2
Ditto to Prince and Princess of Denmark 33,500 0 0
Ditto to ditto 20,000 0 0
Ditto by patents for pensions and annuities :
l. s. d.
Duchess of Buccleuch 4,300 0 0
Duke of Southampton 2,475 0 0
Duke of Northumberland 3,400 0 0
Duke of Grafton 2,500 0 0
Duchess Dowager of Grafton 1,250 0 0
13,925 0 0
Repayment of loan money.
Henry, Lord Auverquere 700 0 0
Paul Bowyer 955 0 0
Ditto 1,116 13 4
Ditto 1,365 0 0
William Blathwaite 125 0 0
William Bridgeman 62 10 0
Thomas Browne 24,570 0 0
Launcelott Burton 40,757 14 7
Marquess of Carmarthen 750 0 0
Benjamin Cooling 45 12 6
Richard Cooling 125 0 0
Nathaniel Cox 45 12 6
Sir Charles Cotterell 375 0 0
James Cressett 910 0 0
James Danvers 200 0 0
Francis Dalact 546 0 0
Frances Dive, relict of John Dive 62 10 0
John Dormer 152 1 8
Bernard Eales 3,000 0 0
Sir Stephen Evance 1,504 0 0
Sir Henry Fane 200 0 0
Robert Ford 36 10 0
Robert Fowle 11,000 0 0
Charles Godfrey 1,000 0 0
Hugh Greg 263 0 0
Henry Guy 99 19 8
Bernard Glanvile 500 0 0
Richard Hill 80 0 0
Whitfeild Hayter 910 0 0
Jasper Frederick Henning 3,600 0 0
Ditto 934 9 8
Evert Jollivet 1,800 0 0
Ditto 2,500 0 0
Paul Joddrell 100 0 0
John Kinvin 189 0 0
Sir William Killigrew 500 0 0
Richard Lascells 5,000 0 0
Ralph Leeke 2,500 0 0
Ditto 400 0 0
Richard Le Bass 125 0 0
Baptist May 1,500 0 0
John Methuen 910 0 0
Robert Molesworth 570 0 0
Sir John Nicholas 125 0 0
Edward Nicholas 12,000 0 0
Edward Noel 6,000 0 0
Ralph Earl of Montagu 1,500 0 0
Ditto 12,000 0 0
William de Nassau 5,597 0 0
Edward Pauncefort 1,250 0 0
Thomas Papillon 600 0 0
Thomas Earl of Pembroke 1,460 0 0
Edmund Pooley 1,390 0 0
Earl of Portland 11,000 0 0
Richard Powis 1,920 0 0
Sir Charles Raleigh 200 0 0
John Rawkins 480 0 0
John Robinson 182 0 0
Sir Leonard Robinson 7,441 13 10
John Richards 20,108 15
William Shaw 328 10 0
Thomas Shirley 75 10 0
Aaron Smith 400 0 0
John Smith 6,000 0 0
William Smith 7,456 0 0
George Stepney 819 0 0
Dean and Chapter of St. Peter's, Westminster 60 0 0
Sir Joseph Williamson 80 0 0
Robert Doosley 910 0 0
Sir Robert Atkins 1,000 0 0
Sir William Rawlinson and Sir George Hutchings 1,500 0 0
The Masters in Chancery 825 0 0
Sir William Dolben 750 0 0
Sir Giles Eyre 1,000 0 0
Sir Samuell Eyre 250 0 0
Sir William Gregory 1,000 0 0
Sir John Holt 1,000 0 0
Sir Nicholas Lechmere 1,000 0 0
Sir Edward Nevill 1,000 0 0
Sir John Powell 2,000 0 0
Sir Littleton Powis 200 0 0
Sir Thomas Rookeby 1,000 0 0
Sir John Somers 2,040 13 4
Sir George Treby 1,000 0 0
Sir John Trenchard 1,375 0 0
Sir John Trevor 310 0 0
Sir Thomas Trevor 70 0 0
Sir John Turton 1,000 0 0
Sir Edward Ward 40 13 4
299,350 10
Interest money paid on money lent 12,769 8
Ready money paid into the Exchequer 31,615 10 10½
Ditto out of the Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 292,295 7 0
Ditto out of the Double Excise of 21d. and 30d. 1,085 19
Ditto out of low wines 14,846 9 9
Ditto out of the 99 years' fund 147,357 0 2
Ditto out of the 2s. per gallon on brandy 6,680 14 3
Total discharge £913,999 10 11¾
l. s. d.
Remains 71,176 7 6
l. s. d.
Whereof arrears depending 63,572 14 3
5 5 0
1,570 9
l. s. d.
Cash in office of Hereditary and Temporary Excise 8,157 6 11
Ditto of Additional Ninepence and Double Ninepences 1,182 14
Ditto of Double 21d. and 30d. 127 13
Ditto of low wines 110 19 11¼
Ditto of 99 years' fund 2,449 9
Ditto of 2s. per gallon on brandy, nil, being in surplus
£16,027 6