Declared Accounts
Exchequer Bills

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William A. Shaw and F. H. Slingsby (editors)

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'Declared Accounts: Exchequer Bills', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 30: 1716 (1958), pp. CDXLVIII. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85281 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Exchequer Bills

DECLARED ACCOUNTS: EXCHEQUER BILLS.

AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 868, ROLL 23 [A.O.1/868/23].

Samuel Edwards, George Jerman and John Stockwell, appointed to handle the money imprested for discharging the Interest on Exchequer Bills.

6 January 1715–6 to 5 January 1716–7.

Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the hands of Samuel Edwards, Charles Lowe and Thomas Fletcher on their last preceding Accompt33336
Receipts; money had out of the Exchequer:
Michaelmas term, 2 George I, in full payment of 20,000l. for payment of interest at 2d. per cent. per diem
5,00000
the same term, in full payment of 20,000l. as above20,00000
Easter term, 2 & 3 George I, in full payment of 20,000l. as above20,00000
the same term, in full payment of 20,000l. as above20,00000
the same term, in part of 20,000l. as above15,00000
Michaelmas term, 3 George I, in full of the same5,00000
the same term, in full of 20,000l. as above20,00000
the same term, in part of 20,000l. as above10,00000
(total had out of the Exchequer 115,000l.)
total charge and receipts£115,33336
Discharge.£s.d.
Money paid to the four Tellers of the Exchequer and to the Bank of England to reimburse them the interest allowed on Exchequer Bills paid into the Exchequer or the Bank of England, and to several private persons for like interest due:
John Smith, for interest on 368,137l. 10s. in Exchequer Bills
7,2470
Sir Roger Mostyn, bt., and Richard Hampden, for interest on 852,537l. 10s. ditto13,11365
Lord Onslow, for interest on 409,937l. 10s. ditto5,08411
Lord William Powlett, for interest on 318,325l. ditto4,25830
the Governor and Company of the Bank of England for interest on 3,462,500l. ditto70,3089
private persons (not named) for interest on 277,787l. 10s. ditto13,78948
113,8001410
salary to these Accomptants for themselves, clerks and incidents; year to 5 Jan. 1716–1775000
Exchequer fees etc. detailed (including 40l. to Edward Harley for the Auditor's fee)10008
total payments and allowances£114,650156
and so these Accomptants are Indebted
Declared 7 August 1718.
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