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'Declared Accounts: Stamps', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30: 1716 (1958), pp. CDIX-CDXXV. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85272 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Stamps

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: GENERAL ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2175, ROLL 158. [A.O.1/2175/158]

William Ashurst, Comptroller and Accomptant General of the Duties on Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper

John Montagu, Register of the Rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices.

2 August 1715 to 2 August 1716

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of several persons particularly named at the foot of the last General Accompt of the Stamp Duties96,676047/12
Receipts: money due and payable within the time of this Accompt for the several Duties (fn. 1) on Stampt Vellum etc. and for the value of Vellum, Parchment and Paper bought by the Commissioners and for money paid by Law Officers etc.:
for the Single Duty and the two Additional Duties:
for stamps impressed or made for ready money at the Head Office
63,597410
for stamps put upon vellum etc. delivered to the Warehouskeeper for the supply of the Country39,22292
for the Duties arising on Entries made by the Secondaries, Town Clerks and other Law Officers1,608134
for money raised by penalties for deeds executed before they were duly stamped9000
the University ‘Registers’ for the Duties entered by them for Degrees232120
for the money due upon bond by William Lowndes and Mr. Martin to secure payment of stamps delivered to them20006
for the value of Parchment etc. provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods2,431161
for the profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers96064
for ditto by advancing the prices of parchment etc. in the custody of the Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods21910¼
for the poundage arising by an over payment by Walter Marshall last year01
for the profit arising by discount allowed by Stationers on Goods delivered last year and paid for within the time of this Accompt4173
and Owen Lloyd and Co. for parchment etc. by them delivered within the time of this Accompt for the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods but not paid for this year4134
108,35514
for the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice granted in 1711:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
3,436176
for stamps put upon vellum etc. for the supply of the Country1,78228
for money raised by penalties [as above]7109
for the Duty on Cards at 6d. a pack7,50000
for the Duty on Dice at 5s. a pair60200
for the Duty on Almanacks stampt for the London Stationers Company2,008150
for the value of parchment etc. provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods59711
and for the profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers34113
15,43151
for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. and on certain Printed Papers, Pamphlets and Advertisements, granted in 1712:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
6,960175
for stamps put upon vellum etc. delivered for the supply of the Country1,677189
for money raised by penalties [as above]2000
for the Duty on large pamphlets13380
for the Duty arising by advertisements71780
for the value of parchment etc. provided for furnishing the Country and lodged with the Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods71121
for the profit arising by discount allowed thereon by the Stationers30139
for ditto by pamphlets and advertisements received by Distributors153133
and for poundage occasioned by an overpayment by Richard Lowry last year08
9,7651911¾
for the New Duties on Policies of Insurance:
for stamps impressed etc. at the Head Office
2,150128
(total on the above Duties 135,703l. 12s.d.)
overpayments, detailed:
for the Continued Duties and Additional Duties
241190
for the New Duty on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice1211
for the Duties on Several Kinds of Stampt Vellum etc.803
3341311
money due and payable, 2 Aug. 1715 to 2 Aug. 1716, for the rates upon monies given with Clerks and Apprentices: the Duty of 6d. per 1l. on sums of 50l. or under; at the Head Office on 36,524l. 7s. 11d.9133
the like in the Country; on 24,279l. 5s. 31/6d.607125/12
the Duty of 12d. per 1l. on sums over 50l. at the Head Office; on 45,353l. 10s. 1d.2,26713
the like in the Country; on 8,623l. 0s. 8d.431512/3
4,21930⅓
poundage arising on an overpayment made by Edward Eden017
overpayments:
out of the said rates to 1 May 1715
35
out of ditto from 1 May 1715600
6359
total charge and receipts£236,9971241/6
Discharge.
Money accompted for by Henry Liddell, Receiver General, in his Cash Accompt, 1 Aug. 1715 to 2 Aug. 1716:
salaries of the Commissioners and others at the Head Office in London
7,897100
rent of the Offices in London20600
parchment etc. bought and paid for2,59014
necessary and incident charges at the Head Office2,31677
repayment of tax money on the Under-Officers' salaries36616
discount allowed on prompt payment1,98419
poundage allowed to Law Officers404
money paid into the Exchequer, out of arrears of the Duty for the first four years 4l. 16s. 8d.; out of ditto of the Duty continued to 1 Aug. 1710, 24l. 14s.; out of the further continued Duty from 31 July 1710 34,184l. 15s. 8d.; out of the Additional Duty 36,431l. 2s.d.; out of the further ditto towards a lottery 19,423l. 14s.d.; out of the New Duties on Cards and Dice 11,579l. 8s. 9d.; out of the Duties on several kinds etc. 8,289l. 13s. 3d.; out of the New Duty on Policies of Insurance 1,965l. 19s. 1d.111,90446
127,3059
money overpaid on the preceding General Accompt:
on the Stamp Duties
6488
on the rates upon money given with Clerks and Apprentices3110
deducting an overpayment by Owen Lloyd for stationery wares, now paid and allowed3226
64716
allowances to Distributors in the Country for incident charges etc.:
John Shepherd, Distributor in London, for allowances on the 10lb. parcels vended by him
3164
allowance on the New Duty 1711 for almanacks cancelled14646
poundage allowed the Distributors at 18d. per 1l.3,10570
necessary and incident charges4651710
poundage allowed George Cooper, ‘Register’ of the University of Oxford at 12d. per 1l.16127
Owen Lloyd and Co. for goods delivered last year but paid for within the time of this Accompt4173
3,742156
[The above items are allotted to the several Duties].
payments made out of the Duties on monies given with Clerks and Apprentices:
money accompted for in the Cash Accompt:
for salaries
24000
for necessaries and incidents9402
for money paid into the Exchequer3,39817
3,73219
incident charges and poundage allowed the Collectors in the Country:
for necessary and incident charges
51910½
for poundage at 1s. 6d. per 1l.4219
4819
(total allowances on these Duties 3,781l. 0s. 11¼d.)
total payments and allowances£135,47716
and so remains101,52010101/6
whereof depending on Warehousekeepers, Distributors and others for so much remaining in their hands in stampt parchment etc. or in money and bonds:
for the single Duty and the First and Second continued Duties:
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle, for the first Continued Duty 331l. 6s.d. for the Second ditto 125l. 4s.
45610
Anthony Boise, Hertfordshire, for the First Continued Duty 98l. 7s.d., for the Second ditto 1,340l. 9s.d.1,438173
Samuel Babb, Somersetshire, for the Single Duty 90l. 8s.d. and for the First Continued Duty 6l. 12s. 4d.971
Joshua Claver, Hull, for the Second Continued Duty414151
William Collins, Worcestershire, for the Single Duty 427l. 11s. 6d. and for the First Continued Duty 42l. 5s. 3d.469169
Benjamin Collet, another late Distributor there, for the First Continued Duty24171
Peter Clinton, Dorsetshire, for the First Continued Duty5132
Edward Cowley, Lincolnshire, for the Single Duty58511
Charles Herle, Cornwall, for the First Continued Duty2819
Francis Issacson, Lincoln, for ditto263410¼
Charles Jones, Radnorshire, for the Single Duty 127l. 11s. 9d. and for the First Continued Duty 45l. 4s.d.17216
George Maynard, for Yorkshire, for the Second Continued Duty61013
Henry Marriott, Norfolk, for the Single Duty11495
Timothy Westley, Berkshire, for the Second Continued Duty5236
Samuel Wilson, Berwick, for the Single Duty76
Robert Warren, Suffolk, for ditto58511
5,72185
for the Third Continued Duty, the First Additional Duty, the Second Additional Duty, the New Duty 1711, the New Duty 1712 and the New Duty on Policies of Insurance:
John Adams, Radnorshire, for the Third Continued Duty 213l. 13s. 11¼d., for the First Additional Duty 181l. 1s.d., for the Second ditto 13l. 7s.d., and for the New Duty 1711 11l. 14s. 0d.
41916
Henry Axford, Wiltshire, for the Third Continued Duty 366l. 7s.d., for the First Additional Duty 311l. 2s.d., for the Second ditto 475l. 11s.d., for the New Duty 1711 105l. 2s. 8d., and for ditto 1712 192l. 8s.d.1,4501111
William Adderley, Gloucestershire, for the Third Continued Duty 1,121l. 10s.d., for the First Additional Duty 840l. 2s. 10½d., for the Second ditto 400l. 14s. 0d., for the New Duty 1711 353l. 12s.d. for ditto 1712 113l. 11s. 2d., and for ditto on Policies of Insurance 16l. 16s.2,84676
Henry Allestree, Derbyshire, for the Third Continued Duty 352l. 6s., for the First Additional Duty 301l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 225l. 15s. 10¼d., for the New Duty 1711 65l., and for ditto 1712 19l. 8s.96315
Thomas Baker, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 186l. 12s.d., for the First Additional Duty 127l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 97l. 2s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 12s. 3d., and for ditto 1712 39l. 11s. 3d.4676
George Bowles, Kent, for the Third Continued Duty 106l. 19s.d., for the First Additional Duty 62l. 18s. 4d., for the Second ditto 43l. 17s. 6d., and for the New Duty 1711 4l. 2s.d.21717
Richard Baynes, Westmorland, for the Third Continued Duty 584l. 15s. 7d., for the First Continued (sic) Duty 506l. 19s. 10½d., for the Second Additional Duty 387l. 17s.d., for the New Duty 1711 233l. 10s. 10½d., and for ditto on several kinds 18l. 15s.1,73118
James Brooke, Surrey, for the Third Continued Duty 236l. 7s. 7d., for the First Additional Duty 167l. 17s.d., for the Second ditto 199l. 18s.d., for the New Duty 1711 55l. 17s. 11¾d., and for ditto 1712 62l. 12s.d.72214
Richard Bowdler, Shropshire, for the Third Continued Duty 381l. 8s. 5d., for the First Additional Duty 279l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 288l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 27l. 12s.d., and for the New Duty 1712 56l. 5s. 11¼d.1,032151
Walter Brett, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 250l. 5s.d., for the First Additional Duty 132l. 18s.d., for the Second ditto 115l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 11l. 14s. 10d., and for ditto 1712 41l. 19s. 10¾d.55119
Thomas Cowper, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 550l. 5s. 2d., for the First Additional Duty 303l. 0s. 4d., for the Second ditto 256l. 19s. 10¾d., for the New Duty 1711 18l. 4s., and for ditto 1712 24l. 3s. 4d.1,15212
Robert Clark, Norfolk, for the Third Continued Duty 723l. 14s.d., for the First Additional ditto 423l. 10s.d., for the Second ditto 426l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 156l. 5s.d., and for ditto 1712 280l. 17s.d.2,0108
Thomas Day, Cambridgeshire, for the Third Continued Duty 14l. 11s.d., for the First Additional Duty 12l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 10l., for the New Duty 1711 8l., and for ditto 1712 7l.5111
William Dowse, Huntingtonshire, for the Third Continued Duty 156l. 17s.d., for the First Additional Duty 105l. 17s.d., for the Second ditto 16l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s., and for ditto 1712 120l. 3s.d.4042
Richard Duke, Exeter, for the Third Continued Duty 428l. 10s.d., for the First Additional Duty 350l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 194l. 15s.d., for the New Duty 1711 130l. 4s. 10d., and for ditto 1712 22l. 14s. 4d.1,1261310
Hugh Foulkes, Cheshire, for the Third Continued Duty 586l. 5s. 4d., for the First Additional Duty 456l. 3s. 1d., for the Second ditto 397l. 5s. 1d., and for the New Duty 1711 90l. 11s.d.1,5305
John Foulkes, Denbighshire, for the Third Continued Duty 342l. 13s. 11¾d., for the First Additional Duty 308l. 4s.d., for the Second ditto 19l. 8s. 1d., and for the New Duty 1711 5l. 4s.67510
Joseph Greenway, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 456l. 6s.d., for the First Additional Duty 364l. 10s.d., for the Second ditto 213l. 15s.d., for the New Duty 1711 30l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 94l. 12s.d.1,159149
John Hudson, London, for the Third Continued Duty 192l. 15s.d., for the First Additional Duty 122l. 1s. 9d., for the Second ditto 62l. 4s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 36l. 3s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 54l. 15s. 10d.4681
Francis Hawkins, Cornwall, for the Third Continued Duty 750l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 604l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 411l. 10s.d., for the New Duty 1711 152l. 15s.d., and for ditto 1712 14l. 19s.d.1,9340
John Hamilton, Scotland, for the Second Additional Duty 1,457l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 487l. 16s. 1d., and for ditto 1712 991l. 9s.d.2,936183
Elizabeth Hall, part of Yorkshire, for the Third Continued Duty 392l. 15s.d., for the First Additional Duty 432l. 2s.d., for the Second ditto 113l. 12s. 5d., for the New Duty 1711 87l. 13s.d., and for ditto 1712 79l. 13s.d.1,10516
Thomas Howson, Lincolnshire, for the Third Continued Duty 284l. 14s.d., for the First Additional Duty 228l. 2s. 6d., for the Second ditto 121l. 15s. 10¼d., for the New Duty 1711 113l. 10s. 5d., and for ditto 1712 85l. 7s.d.83311
Jacob Janeway, Kent, for the Third Continued Duty 413l. 14s.d., for the First Additional Duty 270l. 4s., for the Second ditto 165l. 9s. and for the New Duty 1711 19l.8687
Thomas Kendrick, Lancashire, for the Third Continued Duty 826l. 5s.d., for the First Additional Duty 631l. 2s.d., for the Second ditto 466l. 1s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 56l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 27l. 16s.d.2,00716
Samuel Lowe, for Newcastle under Line, for the Third Continued Duty 156l. 16s. 2d., for the First Additional Duty 133l. 13s. 11d., for the Second ditto 147l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 91l. 0s.d., and for ditto 1712 19l. 9s. 2d.548125
Thomas Lloyd, for Brecknockshire, for the Third Continued Duty 128l. 12s.d., for the First Additional Duty 101l. 19s.d., for the Second ditto 66l. 6s.d., for the New Duty 1711 30l. 10s.d., and for the New Duty 1712 4l. 8s.d.33117
William Loveday, Worcestershire, for the Third Continued Duty 364l. 7s.d., for the First Additional Duty 335l. 0s. 4d., for the Second ditto 294l. 11s. 11½d., for the New Duty 1711 18l. 13s. 4d. and for ditto 1712 39l. 14s. 10d.1,0527
Thomas Lee, Cheshire, for the Third Continued Duty 226l. 3s. 10d., for the First Additional Duty 161l. 4s. 6d., for the Second ditto 87l. 0s. 6d., and for the New Duty 1711 10l. 4s.4841210
Thomas Moor, Norfolk, for the Third Continued Duty 45l. 1s.d., for the First Additional Duty 58l. 9s.d., for the Second ditto 79l. 2s.d., for the New Duty 1711 37l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 15l. 9s. 1d.235130
Nathaniel Morgan, Carmarthenshire, for the Third Continued Duty 257l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 172l. 10s. 1d., for the Second ditto 163l. 11s.d., for the New Duty 1711 40l. 19s.d., and for ditto 1712 14l. 2s.d.64812
Charles Percy, Cambridgeshire, for the Third Continued Duty 196l. 15s. 3d., for the First Additional Duty 221l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 138l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 73l. 5s.d., and for ditto 1712 170l. 15s.d.80036
Robert Paine, Wallingford, for the Third Continued Duty 123l. 15s. 1d., for the First Additional Duty 93l. 6s., for the Second ditto 68l. 16s., and for the New Duty 1711 26l.311171
John Penny, Hampshire, for the Third Continued Duty 952l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 631l. 18s.d., for the Second ditto 577l. 6s. 4d., for the New Duty 1711 123l. 2s. 4d., and for ditto 1712 293l. 2s. 6d.2,57717
Andrew Philips, Plymouth, for the Third Continued Duty 207l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 159l. 14s., for the Second ditto 89l. 9s., and for the New Duty 1711 22l. 5s. 5d.47816
William Palmer, London, for the Third Continued Duty 14s.d., for the First Additional Duty 2l. 7s. 2d., for the Second ditto 8l. 0s. 2d., for the New Duty 1711 4s. 11d., and for ditto 1712 3l. 7s. 10d.1414
John Raynham, Colchester, for Third Continued Duty 146l. 11s. 1d., for the First Additional Duty 82l. 19s. 8d., for the Second ditto 46l. 7s., for the New Duty 1711 22l. 17s. 4d., and for ditto 1712 22l. 1s. 5d.320166
Nicholas Richardson, Durham, for the Third Continued Duty 339l. 14s., for the First Additional Duty 254l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 284l. 16s. 11¾d., for the New Duty 1711 151l. 4s. 8d., and for ditto 1712 117l. 1s. 10¼d.1,1471310¼
George Ryves, Woodstock, for the Third Continued Duty 101l. 13s.d., for the First Additional Duty 82l. 4s.d., for the Second ditto 110l. 4s. 7d., for the New Duty 1711 52l., and for ditto 1712 39l. 14s. 2d.38516
John Rhett, part of Essex, for the Third Continued Duty 90l. 6s.d., for the First Additional Duty 83l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 66l. 15s. 1d., for the New Duty 1711 39l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 62l. 10s.d.342189
Henry Robins, Exeter, for the Third Continued Duty 607l. 5s. 8d., for the First Additional Duty 349l. 6s.d., for the Second ditto 228l. 2s. 10½d., for the New Duty 1711 89l. 10s., and for ditto 1712 20l. 7s. 3d.1,29411
Robert Russell, Suffolk, for the Third Continued Duty 349l. 15s.d., for the First Additional Duty 245l. 4s.d., for the Second ditto 318l. 17s. 10d., for the New Duty 1711 65l. 18s.d., and for ditto 1712 271l. 12s.d.1,2517
John Shepheard, London, for the Third Continued Duty 1l. 2s. 11d., for the First Additional Duty 83l. 15s. 3d., for the Second ditto 16l. 1s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 2l. 10s. 4d., and for ditto 1712 32l. 6s. 11½d.1351611½
John Shepheard, Herefordshire, for the Third Continued Duty 267l. 18s.d., for the First Additional Duty 126l. 15s.d., for the Second ditto 111l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 28l. 2s. 3d., for ditto 1712 65l. 14s. 10½d.6003
Obediah Smith, Daventree, for the Third Continued Duty 549l. 14s. 2d., for the First Additional Duty 320l. 9s.d., for the Second ditto 216l. 2s.d., for the New Duty 1711 112l. 0s. 10½d., and for ditto 1712 240l. 12s.d.1,43819
John Shenton, Berkshire, for the Third Continued Duty 254l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 183l. 3s.d., for the Second ditto 216l. 19s.d., for the New Duty 1711 47l. 10s. 1d., and for the ditto 1712 83l. 15s.d.78516
Richard Smith, Nottinghamshire, for the Third Continued Duty 119l. 9s.d., for the First Additional Duty 49l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 86l. 15s. 3d., for the New Duty 1711 10l. 8s., and for ditto 1712 29l. 17s. 4d.29510
Thomas Streaton, Colchester, for the Third Continued Duty 16l. 12s. 10¾d., for the First Additional Duty 10l. 11s. 7d., for the Second ditto 8l. 2s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 12s. 11½d., and for ditto 1712 1l. 16s. 9d.3716
William Thomson, York, for the Third Continued Duty 466l. 4s. 10¼d., for the First Additional Duty 511l. 1s.d., for the Second ditto 686l. 8s. 7d., for the New Duty 1711 566l. 17s.d., and for ditto 1712 369l. 17s. 5d.2,60099
Nathaniel Thorne, Tiverton, for the Third Continued Duty 850l. 6s. 11d., for the First Additional Duty 793l. 3s.d., for the Second ditto 856l. 8s.d., for the New Duty 1711 308l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 9l. 13s.d.2,8182
Edward Thomas, Glamorganshire, for the Third Continued Duty 336l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 325l. 14s.d., for the Second ditto 196l. 14s.d., for the New Duty 1711 79l. 6s.d., for ditto 1712 47l. 11s. 10½d.98515
Edward Vandrey, Lancashire, for the Third Continued Duty 198l. 13s.d., for the First Additional Duty 280l. 5s. 10¼d., for the Second ditto 286l. 16s.d., for the New Duty 1711 61l. 4s. 2d., and for ditto 1712 14l. 6s. 6d.841511
John Weaver, Bedfordshire, for the Third Continued Duty 145l. 19s. 11¾d., for the First Additional Duty 80l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 106l. 15s., for the New Duty 1711 61l. 10s. 10¼d., and for ditto 1712 76l. 13s.d.47101
Gilbert Walmisley, Litchfield, for the Third Continued Duty 461l. 2s.d., for the First Additional Duty 283l. 19s.d., for the Second ditto 118l. 9s.d., for the New Duty 1711 8l. 2s.d., and for ditto 1712 20l. 18s.d.8921010½
John Ward, Nottinghamshire, for the Third Continued Duty 210l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 146l. 18s.d., for the Second ditto 136l. 16s. 6d., and for the New Duty 1711 80l. 6s.d.57447
Jeremiah Withers, Warwickshire, for the Third Continued Duty 98l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 105l. 1s.d., for the Second ditto 101l. 16s. 2d., and for the New Duty 1711 67l. 5s.d.3726
Richard Wharton, Newcastle, for the Third Continued Duty 437l. 6s.d., for the First Additional Duty 251l. 11s.d., for the Second ditto 152l. 19s.d., for the New Duty 1711 85l. 4s.d., and for ditto 1712 81l. 9s.d.1,0081111
William Williams, Dorsetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 317l. 0s.d., for the First Additional Duty 235l. 5s.d., for the Second ditto 225l. 10s.d., for the New Duty 1711 56l. 1s. 5d., and for ditto 1712 24l. 10s.d.858710¼
Richard Aglionby, Carlisle, for the Second Additional Duty37418
Thomas Beresford, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 32l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 62l. 0s.d., for the Second ditto 27l. 4s.d., for the New Duty 1711 20l. 7s. 10¼d., and for ditto 1712 52l. 6s.d.1943
Anthony Boise, Hertfordshire, for the Second Additional Duty1,1663
Edward Calverly, Southwark, for the Third Continued Duty 11l. 17s.d., for the First Additional Duty 10l. 1s. 8d., for the New Duty 1711 12l. 17s. 2d., and for ditto 1712 50l. 18s.d.85153
Paul Courand, Hampshire, for the Third Additional Duty 713l. 12s.d., for the Additional Duty 635l. 11s.d., for the Second ditto 51l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 42l. 9s. 2d., and for ditto 1712 41l. 11s.d.1,484170
Joseph Claver, Hull, for the First Additional Duty41712
William Collins, Worcestershire, for the First Additional Duty6855
Benjamin Collet, ditto, for ditto1363
Peter Clinton, Dorsetshire, for the First Additional Duty98714
Edward Eden, Durham, for the Third Continued Duty 8l. 13s., for the First Additional Duty 12l. 1s. 5d., for the Second ditto 9l. 12s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 7s.d., and for ditto 1712 5l. 0s. 11½d.5015
John Freeman, Suffolk, for the Third Continued Duty 5l. 7s.d., for the First Additional Duty 9l. 0s. 4d., for the Second ditto 10l. 0s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 10s.d., and for ditto 1712 23l. 8s. 11d.648
Daniel Garrod, Norfolk, for the Third Continued Duty 90l. 12s.d., for the First Additional Duty 96l. 6s.d., and for the New Duty 1712 83l. 1s.d.27001
John Handfield, Kent, for the Third Continued Duty 124l. 10s.d. for the First Additional Duty 109l. 9s. 4d., for the Second ditto 115l. 18s.d., for the New Duty 1711 121l. 6s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 31l. 9s. 10¼d.50214
Thomas Hewett, Devonshire, for the First Additional Duty3789
Charles Herle, Cornwall, for the First Additional Duty27218
Henry Jeanes, Somersetshire, for the Third Continued Duty 353l. 13s. 10¼d., for the First Additional Duty 265l. 5s. 8d., for the Second ditto 85l. 3s.d., for the New Duty 1711 16l. 16s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 46l. 10s.d.7679
William John, Exeter, for the Third Continued Duty 362l. 4s. 11d., for the First Additional Duty 339l. 19s.d., for the Second ditto 6l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 285l. 11s. 11d., and for ditto 1712 53l. 18s.1,047160
Robert Jackson, Carlisle, for the First Additional Duty0100
Francis Isaackson, Lincoln, for the First Additional Duty23011
Charles Jones, Radnorshire, for the First Additional Duty351910
Stroude Knight, Berkshire, for the Third Continued Duty 122l. 2s.d., for the First Additional Duty 95l. 16s. 2d., for the New Duty 1711 29l. 4s.d., and for ditto 1712 42l. 5s.d.2898
John Mitchell, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 101l. 19s.d., for the First Additonal Duty 53l. 8s. 9d., for the Second ditto 34l. 8s.d., for the New Duty 1711 26l. 17s.d., and for ditto 1712 26l. 10s.d.219410
George Maynard, Yorkshire, for the First Additional Duty63919
John Newton, Sussex, for the Third Continued Duty 456l. 18s. 11½d., for the First Additional Duty 372l. 1s.d., for the New Duty 1711 7l. 12s. 7d., and for ditto 1712 11l. 4s.d.84717
Thomas Philips, Shropshire, for the Third Continued Duty 13l. 10s. 7d., for the First Additional Duty 32l. 8s.d., for the Second ditto 45l. 5s. 1d., for the New Duty 1711 8l. 18s. 10¾d., and for ditto 1712 2l. 9s. 11½d.10213
Henry Polkinhorne, Cornwall, for the Third Continued Duty 66l. 13s. 6d., for the First Additional Duty 68l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 63l. 8s. 11½d., for the New Duty 1711 77l. 0s.d., and for ditto 1712 9l. 11s.d.28510
Robert Rhodes, Newcastle under Line, for the Third Continued Duty 296l. 6s. 1d., for the First Additional Duty 284l. 12s. 5d., for the Second ditto 26l. 10s., for the New Duty 1711 55l. 18s., and for ditto 1712 12l. 18s. 4d.676410
Joseph Stockwell, Abbington, for the Third Continued Duty 256l. 3s.d., for the First Additional Duty 256l. 16s.d., for the Second ditto 250l. 1s. 1d., for the New Duty 1711 123l. 18s. 1d., and for ditto 1712 195l. 11s. 10½d.1,08210
Charles Sanderson, Newcastle, for the Third Continued Duty 4l. 16s.d., for the First Additional Duty 10l. 14s. 8d., for the Second ditto 13l. 13s.d., for the New Duty 1711 9l. 8s. 9d., and for ditto 1712 7l. 12s.d.465
Thomas Seward, Dorchester, for the First Additional Duty 9l. 12s. 5d., for the Second Additional Duty 21l. 5s. 4d., for the New Duty 1711 20l. 11s. 6d., and for ditto 1712 3l. 17s.d.556
John Stone, York, for the Third Continued Duty 50l. 4s.d., for the First Additional Duty 22l. 11s.d., for the New Duty 1711 91l. 19s.d., and for ditto 1712 82l. 12s.d.2478
James Taylor, Chatham, for the Third Continued Duty3514
William Webb, Chichister, for the Third Continued Duty 21l., for the First Additional Duty 24l. 4s. 11¾d., for the Second ditto 23l. 4s. 6d., for the New Duty 1711 10l. 12s.d., and for ditto 1712 57l. 8s.d.1361011¾
and Timothy Westley, Berkshire, for the First Additional Duty46212
George Cooper, Oxford University ‘Register’, for so much remaining in his hands, on the Third Continued Duty 82l. 11s. 11d., and on the Additional Duty 6l. 5s. 6d.88175
Robert Grove, Cambridge, ditto, for ditto, on the Additional Duty903
and depending on the Warehousekeepers:
Charles Howland, Warehousekeeper of Unstampt Goods for stock in hand, on the Third Continued Duty 851l. 12s.d., on the New Duty 1711 138l. 6s.d., and on ditto 1712 165l. 8s.d.
1,15572
William Curteis, Warehousekeeper of Stampt Goods, for goods in his hands, on the Third Continued Duty 7,863l. 8s.d., for the First Additional Duty 5,841l. 6s., for the Second ditto 3,033l. 13s.d., for the New Duty 1711 3,017l. 18s. 11d., and for ditto 1712 1,065l. 0s.d.20,821610½
Major Carpenter, Entering Clerk of the Duty on Cards and Dice, for the stampt goods in his custody, on the New Duty 1711320210
George Parker, Almanack Maker, on ditto3368
and depending on several card makers, named, for so much in arrear on ditto83150
and upon several dice makers, named, for the like on ditto9090
and on several other persons:
Thomas Cater on bond, for the First Continued Duty 26l., and ditto for the Additional Duty 24l.
5000
Joseph Holden, ditto for the Second Continued Duty 25l., and ditto on the Additional Duty 25l.5000
John Baddeley, the Staffordshire Carrier, for stampt goods miscarried, on the First Continued Duty 22l. 6s., and on the Additional Duty 21l. 12s.43180
John Harrison, the Chester Carrier, for ditto, on the arrears of the Continued Duty 40l. and on the Additional Duty 30l.7000
92,5841
and depending on sundry Collectors, named, of the Rates on Moneys given with Clerks and Apprentices, for money remaining in their hands on 1 Aug. 1716:
on the rates to 1 May 1715
1,47450
on the Duties continued from 1 May 171542511 11/12
1,89961 11/12
and depending upon persons particularly named at the foot of the Cash Accompt to 2 Aug. 17161,315150
£101,52010101/6
and so this General Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1717.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: STAMP DUTIES: CASH ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 2136 ROLL 21 [A.O.1/2136/21].

Henry Liddell, Receiver General of the Duties on Stampt Vellum, Parchment and Paper and of the money received on the Rates upon Money given with Clerks and Apprentices.

2 August 1715 to 2 August 1716.

Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: depending on several persons named at the foot of the last Accompt for money imprested to them1225150
Receipts: money received within the time of this Accompt:
for the First Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. for four years [by 5 & 6 W. & M., c. 21, continued 8 & 9 W. III., c. 20]:
money received of several Distributors in arrear
500
for the said Duty continued from 31 July 1706 to 1 Aug. 1710 [by 1 Anne, c. 7]:
money received of several Distributors in arrear
2500
for the said Duty continued from 31 July 1710 [by 6 Anne. c. 2]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office for ready money
26,810111
for the like on Deeds after the same were written or ingrossed4500
money received of several Country Distributors16,3046
ditto of the Registers of the two Universities729100
ditto of the Officers of the Law and others for Entries80468
ditto on bonds given for this Duty18406
44,8775
for the Additional Duty on Stampt Vellum etc. from August 1698 [by 9 W. III, c. 25]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
23,80605
for the like on Deeds etc. after the same were written or ingrossed4000
money received of several Country Distributors12,23417
ditto of the Officers of the Law or others for Entries80468
ditto on bonds given for this Duty20906
37,0945
for the further Additional Duty on Stampt Vellum etc. towards the Lottery of 1714 [by 13 Anne, c. 18]
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
12,98126
for the like on Deeds etc. after the same were written or ingrossed500
money received of several Country Distributors7,25114
ditto on bonds18406
20,42117
for the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice granted in 1711 [by 9 Anne, c. 16]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
3,436176
for the King's share of penalties7109
money received of several Distributors1,6547
ditto on bonds given for this Duty1,829310
ditto on the Duties on Cards5,483196
ditto on ditto on Dice561100
12,9739
for the Duties on several kinds of Stampt Vellum etc. and on certain Printed Papers, Pamphlets and Advertisements granted in 1712 [by 10 Anne, c. 18]:
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
6,960175
for the like on Deeds etc. after the same were written or ingrossed2000
money received of several Distributors2,02213
ditto for the Duty on large Pamphlets13380
ditto for ditto on Advertisements71780
9,8547
for the New Duties on Policies of Insurance granted in 1712 [by 10 Anne, c. 19]
for stamps imprest etc. at the Head Office
2,150128
(total receipts as above 127,401l. 16s. 11d.)
money received within the time of this Accompt for the rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
the said rates to 1 May 1715 [by 8 Anne, c. 5]
the rate of 6d. for every 20s. of every sum of 50l. or under; paid on 1,385l. at the Head Office
3412
the rate of 1s. for every 20s. of every sum exceeding 50l.; paid on 866l. 10s. at the Head Office4366
money received of several Collectors in remote parts before the Indentures were sent to the Head Office247180
32517
the said rates continued from 1 May 1715 for ever [by 9 Anne, c. 15]:
the rate of 6d. for every 20s. as above; paid on 35,139l. 4s. 11d. at the Head Office
87810
the rate of 12d. for every 20s. as above; paid on 44,487l. 0s. 1d. at the Head Office2,2247
money received of several Collectors in remote parts as above313196
3,416171
total charge and receipts£132,3706
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Salaries, etc.:
Sir Brocas Gardiner, bt., Richard Pye, Thomas Warner and Nicholas Carew senior, four Commissioners, year to Midsummer 1716; Robert Gale, another, to 28 Nov. 1715 and Richard Houlditch succeeding him to Midsummer 1716
2,00000
William Bridges, Secretary; year to ditto30000
Henry Liddell, Receiver General; same time30000
William Ashurst, Comptroller; same time30000
clerks etc. detailed, with names4,997100
7,897100
rent to William Atwill and Company, for the Head Office in Lincoln's Inn20600
parchment, paper and prints supplied to the Country (Owen Lloyd and Co., on the Duties continued from 31 July 1710 2,397l. 4s.d., on the further Additional Duties for a Lottery 35l. 10s. 11d., on the New Duties and on Cards and Dice 80l. 0s.d., and on the Duties on several kinds etc. 77l. 5s. 5d.)2,59014
incident charges and disbursements, detailed (including the issue of an extent against Richard Aglionby of Carlisle, dues to Lincoln's Inn etc. and 190l., to Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee, costs of a prosecution for counterfeiting the stamps2,31677
taxes repaid out of the salaries of Inferior Officers36616
discount allowed for prompt payment at 6l. per cent. per an. (out of the Duties from 31 July 1710 694l. 4s.d.; out of the further Additional Duty 611l. 3s.d.; out of the Additional Duty towards a Lottery 340l. 13s.d.; out of the New Duties on Stampt Vellum etc. and on Cards and Dice 92l. 11s. 10¾d. out of the Duties on several kinds 185l. 7s.d. and out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance 60l. 18s. 3d.)1,98419
poundage allowed Law Registers and others (out of the Duties from 31 July 1710 20l. 2s.d. and out of the further Additional Duties 20l. 2s.d.)404
(total for salaries, incidents etc. as above 15,401l. 4s.d.)
repayment to Walter Marshall and William Lowry, two late Distributors, of an overpayment (on the Further Additional Duty 20s.d. and on the Duty on several kinds 5l. 7s.d.)6710¾
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of arrears of the Single Duty granted for the first four years
4168
out of arrears of ditto continued to 1 Aug. 171024140
out of ditto from 31 July 171034,184158
out of the Additional Duties granted in 169836,4312
out of the further Additional Duties towards the Lottery of 171419,42314
out of the New Duties and [the Duties] on Cards and Dice, granted 171111,57989
out of the Duties on several kinds etc., granted 17128,289133
out of the New Duties on Policies of Insurance, granted 17121,965191
111,90446
salaries and incidents out of the moneys arising by the rates on money given with Clerks and Apprentices:
salaries (to John Montagu, Register and Comptroller, 150l. and to Jabez Hughes, his clerk, 50l. to John Powell, Receivers Clerk, 10l. and William Hare, Entering Clerk and Messenger, 30l.)
24000
incidents, detailed9402
33402
money repaid for an overpayment by Edward Eden, a late Distributor1012
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates:
out of arrears of the Duty to 1 May 1715
28808
out of the Duty from 1 May 17153,110011
3,39817
total payments and allowances£131,05411
and so remains1,315150
against which depending on John Montagu, Solicitor, for money imprested to him to defray the costs of prosecutions (1,105l. 15s.), on William Nock for the Office (200l.) and on Ezekiel Johnson, James Baldwyn and Peter Judkin, for money imprested (10l.)1,315150
and so this Cash Accompt is even and Quit.
Declared 6 August 1717.

Footnotes

1 References to the relevant Statutes are given in the immediately following Cash Account of these Duties.