Declared Accounts
Lotteries, etc.

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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30: 1716 (1958), pp. CDXLII-CDXLVII. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85280 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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Lotteries, etc.

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2028 [E351/2028].

No Audit Office Roll.

John Dutton Colt, Paymaster of the Lottery for raising the sum of 2,000,000l. for the service of the Year 1711, under Stat. 9 Anne [c. 16].

29 September 1715 to 29 September 1716.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accomptnil.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of 187,670 (186,670l. for Principal and Interest, 1,000l. for salaries) for a year from 29 Sept. 1713
5,24405
the same term, in part of 187,670l. for the year from 29 Sept. 171480,00000
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same74,00000
total charge and receipts£159,24405
Discharge.£s.d.
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed, for Interest on Orders in the First Classis4,874140
ditto in the Second Classis20,31316
ditto in the Third Classis31,533180
ditto in the Fourth Classis43,62600
ditto in the Fifth Classis57,111120
157,45956
salaries etc.:
John Dutton Colt, this Accomptant
50000
Henry Harcourt, Comptroller50000
Edward Harley, for the Auditor's fee20000
fees etc., extraordinary clerks, and other incidents5900
1,25900
total charge and receipts£158,71856
and so this Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 3 July 1718.
5251411

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES AND ANNUITIES: ONE AND A HALF MILLION LOTTERY, 1710: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1539 ROLL 22 [A.O.1/1539/22].

Sir John Humble, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities etc. under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10].

Michaelmas 1715 to Michaelmas 1716.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the end of the preceding Accompt10,37409
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full of 135,000l. to pay annuity and benefit lottery tickets for the year to 29 Sept. 1714
12,164146
the same term, in part of 135,000l. to pay the same for the year to 29 Sept. 171529,36056
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same89,30000
(total receipts as above 130,825l.)
total charge and receipts£141,19909
Discharge.£s.d.
Money paid to the owners of the several fortunate or benefit tickets:
for the half year to Ladyday 1712:
three tickets of 5l. each per an.
7100
for the half year to Michaelmas 1712:
eight tickets ditto
2000
for the half year to Ladyday 1713:
thirteen tickets ditto
32100
for the half year to Michaelmas 1713:
eight tickets of 10l. per an. (40l.) and 57 of 5l. per an. (142l. 10s.)
182100
for the half year to Ladyday 1714:
three tickets of 50l. per an. (75l.), three of 20l. per an. (30l.), 33 of 10l. per an. (165l.) and 189 of 5l. per an. (472l. 10s.)
742100
for the half year to Michaelmas 1714:
the first drawn ticket for 50l. (25l.), the last drawn ditto (25l.), one ticket at 1,000l. per an. (500l.), three at 500l. per an. (750l.), four at 400l. per an. (800l.), four at 300l. per an. (600l.), four at 200l. per an. (400l.), twenty at 100l. per an. (1,000l.), 28 at 50l. per an. (700l.), 96 at 20l. per an. 960l. 587 at 10l. per an. (2,935l.), 2,875 at 5l. per an. (7,187l. 10s.)
15,882100
for the half year to Ladyday 1715:
the first drawn ticket for 50l. (25l.), the last drawn ditto (25l.), one ticket at 1,000l. (500l.), three at 500l. per an. (750l.), four at 400l. per an. (800l.), four at 300l. per an. (600l.), four at 200l. per an. (400l.), twenty at 100l. per an. (1,000l.), 26 at 50l. per an. (650l.), 88 at 20l. per an. (880l.), 565 at 10l. per an. (2,825l.), 2,764 at 5l. per an. (6,910l.)
15,36500
32,232100
payments to the owners of blank tickets at 14s. each per an.:
for the year to Michaelmas 1711 (27 tickets)
18180
for ditto to Michaelmas 1712 (54 tickets)37160
for ditto to Michaelmas 1713 (464 tickets)324160
for ditto to Michaelmas 1714 (11,337 tickets)7,935180
for ditto to Michaelmas 1715 (110,511 tickets)77,357140
85,67520
Salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks; 1¼ years to Midsummer 1716
1,812100
Henry Colt, Comptroller of the Accompts, ditto; same time312100
this Accomptant, ditto, same time62500
Rene de la treille, Assistant and Chief Clerk, 10 April 1716 (the day of Mr. Taylor's death) to 23 June20121
Edward Courtenay, Housekeeper; 1¼ years to Midsummer 171612500
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee15000
3,045121
charges of passing the Accompt2479
total payments and allowances
£120,9771110
and so this Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 7 July 1718–18.
20,221811

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE LOTTERY FOR 1,800,000l. FOR THE YEAR 1712: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1546, ROLL 62 [A.O.1/1546/62].

Thomas Jett, Paymaster of the Lottery, to raise 1,800,000l. for the year 1712 [secured by the Duties on Soap etc. under Stat. 10 Anne c. 18].

24 June 1715 to 24 June 1716.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands at the end of his last Accompt3,03719
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Easter term, 1 & 2 George I, in full of the sum of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003l. for Principal and Interest for one year from 25 Dec. 1713, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for office rent to 25 Dec. 1714)
50,55300
the same term, in part of 169,053l. (whereof 168,003 for Principal and Interest for one year from 25 Dec. 1714, 1,000l. for salaries and 50l. for office rent to 25 Dec. 1715)6,595811
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of the same73,00000
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same4,00000
(total receipts as above 134,148l. 8s. 11d.)
total charge and receipts£137,1868
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Principal discharged on standing orders in lieu of tickets of the fourth and fifth Courses28000
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
interest of the Principal money paid off within the time of this Accompt (Lottery No. 1 3l. 12s.; Lottery No. 2 5l. 8s.; Lottery No. 3 3l. 6s.)
1260
arrears of interest due within the time of the first Accompt to Midsummer 17142160
ditto within the time of the preceding Accompt to Midsummer 171533880
(total arrears 359l. 14s. 0d.)
interest due within the time of this Accompt on the several Courses from the fifth to the 120th inclusive in the three Lotteries, detailed135,042180
135,414180
salaries and incidents:
this Accomptant as Paymaster and William Lechmere, Comptroller, 1¼ years to Midsummer 1716
1,25000
John Smith, a Teller of the Exchequer, for a moiety of the rent of his house; same time62100
Thomas Foley for the Auditor's fee18000
this Accomptant, for necessary expenses19302
William Lechmere, for the like26173
1,71275
total payments and allowances£137,40755
and so the Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 7 November 1718.
2201610¼

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY FOR 1711: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1550, ROLL 83 [A.O.1/1550/83].

Sir Andrew Chadwick, Paymaster of the 1,500,000l. Lottery 1711 [under Stat. 9 Anne, c. 6]

15 December 1715 to 29 March 1717.

Charge£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being this Accomptant's first Accomptnil.
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in further part of 135,000l. (to William Thomas, the preceding Paymaster) for one year from 29 Sept. 1715
7,00000
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in further part of the same71,00000
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of the same11,00000
the same term, in part of 135,000l. for one year from 29 Sept. 171676,00000
total charge and receipts£165,00000
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
Principal money paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed55,82000
Interest paid within the time of this Accompt, detailed:
interest of the Principal Money paid off as above
2,07660
arrears of interest due at Michaelmas 17127160
ditto at Michaelmas 1713300
ditto at Ladyday 17145140
ditto at Michaelmas 171427180
ditto at Ladyday 17156880
ditto at Michaelmas 17152,977100
(total for arrears of interest 3,090l. 6s. 0d.)
interest to Ladyday 1716 on the Principal not paid off1,312160
ditto on the several Courses to Michaelmas 171699,90960 (fn. 1)
106,42120
salaries etc.:
Thomas Maddocks, Joseph Adams, William Stubbs and Conrade de Gols, Cashiers of the Bank of England, for their charges
9990
Bernard Hutchins, formerly Paymaster of this Lottery, for extraordinary expenses14558
Matthew Vernon, Comptroller; 29 Sept. 1715 to 25 March 171775000
Sir Matthew Chad wick; 15 Dec. 1715 to 25 March 171764010
Sir Charles Farnaby, Auditor191120
1,82678
total payments and allowances£164,06798
and so remains932104
whereof depending on John Stone, late Auditor of the Lottery Accompts, for part of his fee paid before he was removed from his employment19000
and the said Accomptant is Indebted
Declared 14 December 1723.
742104

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 13, ROLL 2 [A.O.1/13/2].

Thomas Maddockes, Chief Cashier to the Bank of England, Paymaster of Annuities granted to the Contributors of 910,000l. and 169,000l. under the Acts 1 George I [St. 2, cc. 19 and 21].

29 September 1715 to 29 September 1716.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the Accomptant's first Accomptnil.
Receipts: Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of 54,600l. for the year from 29 Sept. 1715 inclusive of 650l. for salaries£54,60000
Discharge.
Annuities payable to the Proprietors of the 910,000l.45,408150
ditto to the Proprietors of the 169,000l.8,4491011
53,858511
salaries etc.:
this Accomptant as Paymaster
35000
John Monteage, Accomptant General to the Bank of England, as Registrar and Comptroller30000
65000
total payment and allowances£54,508511
and so this Accomptant is Indebted91141
Auditor's Memorandum.—Remains unpaid:
to Proprietors of the 910,000l.:
Xmas quarter 1715 (William Ettrick, deceased on 600l., 7l. 10s.; Dame Sarah Hodges on 2,000l., 25l.); Ladyday quarter 1715 (the same, 7l. 10s. and 25l. respectively); Midsummer quarter 1716 (Col. Charles du Bourgay, on 300l., 3l. 15s.; William Ettrick, deceased, 7l. 10s.; Capt. Robert Gardner on 200l., 2l. 10s.; Hannah Lucas on 200l., 2l. 10s.) Michaelmas quarter 1716 (William Ettrick, deceased, 7l. 10s.; Hannah Lucas 2l. 10s.)
and to Proprietors of the 169,000l.:
Michaelmas quarter 1716 (James Ogilvie on 16l. 19s., 4s. 2d.) against which [indebtedness] the Auditor prays to be allowed for his fee 100l.
and so this Accomptant is in Surplusage
Declared 7 August 1718.
£8511

Footnotes

1 This total does not include one item for 32l. 8s.; it should read 99,941l. 14s. 0d.