Declared Accounts
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'Declared Accounts: Lotteries, etc.', Calendar of Treasury Books, Volume 25: 1711 (1952), pp. CDLI-CDLX. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=85821 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE ONE AND A HALF MILLION POUNDS LOTTERY: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1985 [E351/1985]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 16 [A.O.1/1538/16].
Sir JOHN HUMBLE, bt., Paymaster of the Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10].
26 July 1710 to Michaelmas 1711.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: none, this being the first Accompt. Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer; Michaelmas term 9 & 10 Anne in part of 137,400l. for the year 171010,00000
Easter term 10 Anne in further part of the same6,312100
ditto, in part of 142,200l. for the said service4,80000
21,112100
Discharge.
Moneys paid to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets:
on one benefit ticket for an annuity of 1,000l. for 32 years; for the half year to Ladyday 171150000
on three benefit tickets for a like annuity of 500l. per an. each; ditto75000
on four benefit tickets for a like annuity of 400l. per an. each; ditto80000
on four benefit tickets for a like annuity of 300l. per an. each; ditto60000
on four benefit tickets for a like annuity of 200l. per an. each; ditto40000
on twenty benefit tickets for a like annuity of 100l. per an. each; ditto1,00000
on 29 (part of thirty) benefit tickets for a like annuity of 50l. per an. each; ditto72500
on 93 (part of 100) benefit tickets for an annuity of 20l. per an. each; ditto93000
on 557 (part of 601) benefit tickets for an annuity of 10l. per an. each; ditto2,78500
on 2,611 (part of 2,983) benefit tickets for an annuity of 100s. per an. each; ditto6,527100
on the ticket first drawn upon an annuity of 50l. per an.; ditto2500
on the ticket last drawn upon a like annuity of 50l. per an.; ditto2500
15,067100
salaries, etc.:
24 managers or directors at 200l. each4,80000
this Accomptant50000
Edward Harley; Auditor's fee15000
5,45000
total payments and allowances£20,517100
and so this Accomptant is Indebted59500
Memorandum. The sum of 4,800l. allowed the Managers and Directors, which was advanced from the produce of the Queen's Tin, is to be repaid into the Exchequer out of moneys issued for that purpose as soon as the Fond for this Adventure shall be sufficient.
Declared 8 May 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE MILLION ADVENTURE: PAYMASTER'S ACCOUNT.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1986 [E351/1986]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1538, ROLL 17 [A.O.1/1538/17].
Sir JOHN HUMBLE, bt., Paymaster of the Tickets of the Million Lottery.
29 September 1710 to 25 December 1713.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt50,02005
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer, Michaelmas term 9 and 10 Anne:
in full payment of 140,000l. under the Lord Treasurer's warrant dated 19 Feb. 3 Anne in pursuance of the Act [5 Wm. & Mary, c. 7] 42,249l. 1s. 2d; and in full payment of 37,883l. 9s. 2¾d. for the same service 37,883l. 9s. 2¾d.; in both80,13210
interest on Exchequer Bills6913
total charge and receipts£130,222311¼
Discharge.£s.d.
money paid to the owners of Fortunate or Benefit Tickets:
for the half year to Ladyday 1704 on one benefit ticket for an annuity of 500l. per an. for 16 years from Mich. 169425000
for the half year to Mich. 1704 ditto25000
for the half year to Ladyday 1705 ditto25000
for the half year to Mich. 1705 ditto25000
for the half year to Ladyday 1706 ditto25000
for the half year to Mich. 1706 ditto25000
for the half year to Ladyday 1707 ditto25000
ditto on a ticket for 25l.12100
ditto on a ticket for 20l.1000
for the half year to Mich. 1707 on a like ticket of 500l. per an.25000
ditto on two tickets of 25l. per an. each2500
ditto on a ticket of 20l. per an1000
ditto on a ticket of 10l. per an500
for the half year to Ladyday 1708 on a ticket of 500l. per an.25000
ditto on a ticket of 25l. per an.12100
ditto on a ticket of 20l. per an1000
ditto on a ticket of 10l. per an500
for the half year to Mich. 1708 on a ticket of 500l. per an.25000
ditto on a ticket of 25l. per an.12100
ditto on a ticket of 20l. per an1000
ditto on two tickets of 10l. per an.1000
for the half year to Ladyday 1709 on a ticket of 500l. per an.25000
ditto on three tickets of 25l. per an. each37100
ditto on four tickets of 20l. per an. each4000
ditto on 22 tickets of 10l. per an. each11000
for the half year to Mich. 1709 on a ticket of 500l. per an25000
ditto on four tickets of 25l. per an. each5000
ditto on five tickets of 20l. per an. each5000
ditto on 25 tickets of 10l. per an. each12500
for the half year to Ladyday 1710 on a like ticket of 500l. per an.25000
ditto on five tickets of 50l. per an. each12500
ditto on 16 tickets of 25l. per an. each20000
ditto on 13 tickets of 20l. per an. each13000
ditto on 212 tickets of 10l. per an. each1,06000
for the half year to Mich. 1710 on the ticket first drawn upon an annuity of 150l. per an.7500
ditto on the ticket last drawn on an annuity of 100l. per an.5000
ditto on a ticket of 1,000l. per an.50000
ditto on nine tickets of 500l. per an. each2,25000
ditto on twenty tickets of 100l. per an. each1,00000
ditto on eighty tickets of 50l. per an. each2,00000
ditto on ninety tickets of 25l. per an. each1,12500
ditto on 300 tickets of 20l. per an. each3,00000
ditto on 2,000 tickets of 10l. per an. each10,00000
25,30000
money paid to the owners of several Blank Tickets upon an Annuity of 20s. each for 16 years from Mich. 1694:
for the year to Mich. 1696 on four tickets400
for the year to Mich. 1700 on one ticket100
for the year to Mich. 1701 on four tickets400
for the year to Mich. 1702 on two tickets200
for the year to Mich. 1703 on nine tickets900
for the year to Mich. 1704 on nine tickets900
for the year to Mich. 1705 on ten tickets1000
for the year to Mich. 1706 on 22 tickets2200
for the year to Mich. 1707 on 49 tickets4900
for the year to Mich. 1708 on 135 tickets13500
for the year to Mich. 1709 on 1752 tickets1,75200
for the year to Mich. 1710 on 97,356 tickets97,35600
99,35300
salaries and allowances:
Thomas Strickland, Commissioner of the Transfer Office, for himself and clerks, etc.; Mich. quarter 171025000
the same as Comptroller of Accompts; ditto5000
Thomas Cole for an annuity of 600l. per an. granted Thomas Neale by patent 23 Feb. 9 Wm. III and vested in Cole by several assignments; ditto15000
James Taylor, Assistant in the Transfer Office; ditto2500
Edward Courtnay, housekeeper; ditto2500
Sir John Humble, this Accomptant, ditto62500
Edward Harley, Auditor20000
the Accomptant for his charges of passing the Accompt, etc.137160
1,462160
money repaid to the Exchequer3,263711¼
total payments and allowances£129,379311¼
and so the Accomptant is Indebted84300
Memorandum. The balance of 843l. remains in the Accomptant's hands for satisfying the owners of sundry tickets standing out unpaid.
Declared 8 May 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: INTEREST FOR PROMPT PAYMENT.
AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1541, ROLL 36 [A.O.1/1541/36]. [No Pipe Office Roll.]
WILLIAM CLAYTON, Paymaster of Interest on Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c. 12].
13 July 1710 to 5 May 1711.
Charge.£s.d.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands on the foot of his last Accompt6941
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer: Easter term 9 Anne in full of 20,000l. for interest due to several persons at 8 per cent. per an. in respect of contributions paid before 29 Sept. 171020,00000
ditto, in part of 10,000l. for the same service4,90000
Michaelmas term 9 and 10 Anne, in further part of the same2,60000
27,50000
total charge and receipts£28,1941
Discharge.
money paid for interest at 8 per cent. per an. allowed for prompt payment of purchase-money for Annuities under the Act 8 Anne [c. 12, s. 32]27,21410
money paid within the time of this Accompt for interest of money advanced for Annuities in 1704, 1706, 1707, 1708 and 1709, details given88174
the Auditor's fee; to Arthur Maynwaring1000
total payments and allowances27,312184
and so the Accomptant is indebted8812
Memorandum.
There remains due, details given, upon the foot of the First Accompt pro anno 1704, 14l. 12s. 4d.; ditto upon the foot of the Second Accompt to Aug. 1706, 24l. 17s. 10d.; ditto upon the Third Accompt to Aug. 1707, 91l. 1s. 8d.; ditto upon the Fourth Accompt to Nov. 1708, 78l. 11s. 5d.; ditto upon the Fifth Accompt to Aug. 1709, 159l. 0s. 3d.; ditto at the determination of this Accompt, 162l. 15s. 5d.
Declared 11 February 1711–12.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE MALT LOTTERY.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 1999 [E351/1999]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1542, ROLL 42 [A.O.1/1542/42].
NEHEMIAH ARNOLD, the Queen's Officer for making payments of the Tickets and Benefits under the Act 8 and 9 Anne [9 Anne, c. 3].
29 September 1710 to 29 September 1711.
Charge.£s.d.
Arrears: remaining in the Accomptant's hands upon the end of his last Accompt14,55915
Receipts: money had out of the Exchequer, Michaelmas term 9 and 10 Anne56,54284
£71,1023
Discharge.£s.d.
Interest due at Ladyday 1699 on 55 Malt tickets and at Ladyday 1700 on 163 Malt tickets, which remained unpaid16011
Payments of several tickets that remained unsatisfied within the time of this Accompt, supposed to have been lost or mislaid when they were in course, with interest to the several days when notice was given at the Exchequer that there was money issued to pay off the thousand tickets numbered in that Course of payment:
two tickets at 10l. each unsatisfied in the 14th number drawn, with interest at¼d. per diem from Mids. 1697 to 1 May 1698201211½
seven tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 35th number drawn, with like interest to 3 Feb. 1698–9531
seventeen tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 69th number drawn, with interest at½d. per diem from Ladyday 1700 to 20 Dec. 170624208
four tickets, less three supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 70th number drawn, with like interest (same dates)152
ten tickets, less six supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 71st number drawn, with like interest to 17 Jan. 1706–7.801410
two tickets unsatisfied in the 75th number drawn, less one lost, with like interest to 9 May 1707158
eight tickets unsatisfied in the 78th number drawn, less four supposed lost, with like interest to 4 July 170762210
seven tickets, less six supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 85th number drawn, with like interest to 13 Feb. 1707 and a 10l. benefit260
seventeen tickets unsatisfied in the 87th number drawn, with like interest to 9 April 1708 and a 10l. benefit2840
four tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 88th number drawn, with like interest to 7 May 170848107 1/3
six tickets, less five supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 89th number drawn, with like interest to 2 July 170816510½
six tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 91st number drawn, with like interest to 27 Aug. 1708651210
seven tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 92nd number drawn, with like interest to 24 Sept. 170898163
five tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 94th number drawn, with like interest to 22 Oct. 1708 and a benefit of 20l.6911
three tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 96th number drawn, with like interest to 17 Dec. 1708161210½
three tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 97th number drawn, with like interest to 14 Jan. 1708–9.1614
three tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 98th number drawn, with like interest to 11 March 170833129
seven tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 99th number drawn, with like interest to 8 April 1709847
one ticket unsatisfied in the 101st number drawn, with like interest to 3 June 1709161910½
eight tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 103rd number drawn, with like interest to 29 July 1709102133
seventeen tickets, less four supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 104th number drawn with like interest to 26 Aug. 1709223310½
two tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 106th number drawn, with like interest to 21 Oct. 1709175
eleven tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 108th number drawn, with like interest to 18 Nov. 1709156110½
three tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 109th number drawn, with like interest to 16 Dec. 170934161
one ticket unsatisfied in the 111th number drawn, with like interest to 10 March 1709–101711
24 tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 112th number drawn, with like interest to 7 April 171040512
ten tickets, less five supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 113th number drawn, with like interest to 2 June 17108815
thirteen tickets, less three supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 114th number drawn, with like interest to 30 June 171017821
six tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 115th number drawn, with like interest (same dates)71410
25 tickets, less two supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 116th number drawn, with like interest to 28 July 171041019
44 tickets, less one supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 117th number drawn, with like interest to 25 Aug. 1710 and a benefit of 50l.802189
125 tickets, less five supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 118th number drawn, with like interest (same dates) and four benefits, two at 10l. and two at 20l. each.2,21150
460 tickets, less nine supposed lost, unsatisfied in the 119th number drawn, with like interest to 22 Sept. 1710 and eight benefits of 10l. each8,1918
14,1787
payments made to the bearers of several tickets due and payable within the time of this Accompt:
payments upon the 120th number drawn, Nos. 77,000 [sic for 77,001] to 78,000 with interest at½d. per diem from Ladyday 1700 to 17 Nov. 1710 and sixteen benefits, one at 20l. and 15 at 10l. each18,27218
payments upon the 121st number drawn, Nos. 3,000 to 4,000 [sic], less one supposed lost, with like interest to 12 Jan. 1710–11 and 27 benefits, 5 at 20l. and 22 at 10l. each18,52010
payments upon the 122nd number drawn, Nos. 84,000 to 85,000 [sic], less one supposed lost, with like interest to 9 Feb. 1710–11 and 18 benefits, three at 20l. and 15 at 10l. each18,46816
55,26185
salaries, etc.
Nehemiah Arnold, this Accomptant, for himself and clerks50000
John Duncombe, Comptroller of the Malt Lottery Office, for himself and clerk29000
the late Auditor's fee for auditing the Paymaster's Accompt Christmas 1698 to Ladyday 1702103108
Arthur Maynwaring, late an Auditor of Imprests, at 25l. for every 100,000l. charged in this Accompt1429
907135
necessary and incident charges:
fees for passing the Accompt and for obtaining Warrants, etc.; to Captain Taylor of the Gate House Prison for searching after counterfeiters; to this Accomptant for searching Trott's lodgings; to office keepers, etc.30390
money paid into the Exchequer29014
total payments and allowances£71,1023
and so the Accomptant is in surplusage¼d.
Declared 7 February 1717–8.
Memorandum. That at the determination of this Accompt several tickets, specified, remain unpaid, amounting in all to 3,690l.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: RECEIVERS OF LOTTERY MONIES FOR 1710, 1711 AND 1712.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2006 [E351/2006]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1543, ROLL 43 [A.O.1/1543/43].
THOMAS MADOCKS, JOSHUA ODAMS, WILLIAM STUBBS and CONRADE DE GOLS, Receivers of the Monies for the several Lotteries for the service of the Years 1710, 1711 and 1712.
Charge.£s.d.
Money received of the Contribution to the several Lotteries:
under the Act 8 Anne [c. 10] for raising 1,500,000l. anno 17101,500,00000
under the Act 9 Anne [c. 6] for raising 1,500,000l. anno 17111,500,00000
under the Act 10 Anne [c. 18] on the Ten Pound lottery for raising 1,800,000l. anno 17121,800,00000
under the Act 10 Anne [c. 19] on the Class lottery for raising 1,800,000l. anno 17121,800,00000
£6,600,00000
Discharge.£s.d.£s.d.
on the 1,500,000l. lottery anno 1710:
allowance for discount at 8 per cent. per an. on contributions before Mich. 171080,431146
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates, from 21 Jan. 8 Anne (when 550,000l. was paid in) to 2 March 8 Anne1,419,56856
1,500,00000
on the 1,500,000l. lottery anno 1711:
allowance for discount at 10 per cent. per an. for the first payment and at 6 per cent. per an. for the second, third and fourth payments from the respective dates of payment up to Mich. 171143,315192
allowance to these Accomptants for their pains and service and for their charges, etc.2,380129
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates, from 16 March 10 Anne (when 400,000l. was paid in) to 4 Dec. 12 Anne1,454,30381
1,500,00000
on the 1,800,000l. lottery anno 1712:
allowance for discount at the rate of 8d. per cent. per diem for the first payment and at 4d. per cent. per diem for the second, third and fourth payments from the respective dates of payment up to 25 Dec. 171263,69879
allowance to these Accomptants for their pains and service and for their charges, etc.1,25000
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates, from 31 May 11 Anne (when 422,000l. was paid in) to 24 March 13 Anne1,735,051123
1,800,00000
on the Class Lottery for 1,800,000l. anno 1712:
allowance for discount from the respective dates of payment to Mich. 1712 at 8d. per cent. per diem for the first payment and at 4d. per cent. per diem for the second, third and fourth payments13,986136
allowance to these Accountants for their pains and service and for their charges, etc.1,25000
money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by dates, from 16 July 11 Anne (when 436,000l. was paid in) to 24 March 13 Anne1,784,76366
1,800,00000
total payments and allowances£6,600,00000
And so these Accomptants are even and Quit.
Declared 7 December 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: RECEIVER'S ACCOUNT FOR PART OF THE TWO MILLION ADVENTURE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2007 [E351/2007]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1543, ROLL 44 [A.O.1/1543/44.]
EDWARD GIBBON, Receiver for the sum of 200,000l. part of the 2,000,000l. granted by the Act 9 Anne [c. 16].
Charge.£s.d.
The value of the tickets delivered out by this Accomptant200,00000
Discharge.
Discount allowed to Contributors for prompt payment at 8d. per cent. per diem for the first fourth part and at 4d. per cent. per diem for the other three fourth parts4,50000
neat money paid into the Exchequer 13 June 10 Anne195,50000
£200,00000
And so the Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 2 November 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION ADVENTURE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2008 [E351/2008]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1543, ROLL 45 [A.O.1/1543/45].
LANCELOT BURTON, LIONEL HERNE (since deceased), SAMUEL EDWARDS and JOHN GRAINGER, Receivers for 807,000l. part of the 2,000,000l. granted under the Act 9 Anne [c. 16].
13 June to 8 Nov. 1711.
Charge.£s.d.
The value of the tickets delivered by these Accomptants:
2,041 tickets delivered out by Samuel Burton204,10000
2,483 ditto by Lionel Herne, decd.248,30000
2,130 ditto by Samuel Edwards213,00000
1,416 ditto by John Grainger141,60000
£807,00000
Discharge.
Allowances for discompt and for the Accomptants' services and expenses:
discompt at 8d. per 100l. per diem for the first fourth part and at 4d. per 100l. per diem for so much of the other three fourth parts as was paid between 13 June 1711 and 8 November 171111,776117
allowance for the Accomptants' hazard and charge at½d. per 1l. paid into the Exchequer and for 85l. in Exchequer fees1,73416
paid to Edward Gibbon for his care as Receiver of 200,000l. and for clerical assistance, etc.25000
total allowances as above 13,761l. 8s. 4½d.
Money paid into the Exchequer, detailed by the several Accountants and dates (showing inter alia that on 13 June, the first day, 49,188l. 2s. was paid in by Lancelot Burton, 59,840l. 6s. by Lionel Herne, 51,333l. by Samuel Edwards, and 34,125l. 12s. by John Grainger)793,23811
£807,00000
And so the said Accomptants are even and quit.
Declared 2 November 1714.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: LOTTERIES: THE TWO MILLION ADVENTURE.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 2009 [E351/2009]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 1543, ROLL 46 [A.O.1/1543/46].
JOHN BLUNT, Receiver for the sum of 993,000l. part of 2,000,000l. under the Act 9 Anne [c. 16].
13 June to 1 Dec. 1711.
Charge.£s.d.
The money due for 9,930 tickets delivered to the several contributors993,00000
Discharge.
Allowance for prompt payment, at 8d. per cent. per diem for the first fourth part and 4d. per cent. per diem for the other three fourth parts, in respect of contributions paid between 13 June and 29 Sept. 171113,38745
allowances for plate delivered to the Mint for coinage and taken as money and part of the contribution48,84856
allowance to the Accomptant for his services and expenses total allowances as above 66,265l. 9s. 11d.4,03000
money paid into the Receipt of the Exchequer, of which 182,982l. on 13 June926,73400
£993,00000
And so this Accomptant is even and Quit.
Declared 13 November 1713.
DECLARED ACCOUNTS: ANNUITIES: SOUTH SEA STOCK.
PIPE OFFICE: ROLL 57 [E351/57]. AUDIT OFFICE: BUNDLE 28, ROLL 65 [A.O.1/28/65].
This Account, for 29 June to 30 July 1711, of the Receivers of Debentures, Tallies, Orders and other Species of the Public Debts, subscribed into the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company (see supra pp. xxxiv-liii) will be printed in the Introduction to Vol. XXVI of the Series, immediately preceding a similar account for the period 22 October 1711 to 1 December 1713.