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. Privy Purse
Ditto for purchasing To the Lord Somers & al.
Fee Jewels Plate
484,763 16 12
319,876 8 2
57,128 2 24
5,128 0 3 474,050 151 4,000 0
5,000 0 0
115,097 12 71
16,800 0 0
1,900 0 0
462,753 7 21
2 616,323 7 76,968 19 6
82,100 0 0 483,555 0 0 4 24,571 5 33,600 0 0
Bounties paid at the Exchequer to several Persons by his Majesty's particu
lar Warrants in that Behalf
Monsieur Fleaury for Goods taken from the French at Bourbon Fort, Hudson's Bay, and given to the Hudson's Bay Company, which, by the Treaty of Reswick, were to be restored
Cent. Subscriber of 2,000,000 l. for the E. 1. Trade an Allowance of 1 l. The Receivers of 2,000,000 7. in Reward, and Charges in passing Accounts To Mr. Stratford, in part of 20,000 l. in Cloth sent to Sweden Earl of Ranelagh for Lord Fairfax 600l. Bounty to Officers Widows 16707. To French Officers 7301. For Liveries for Lumley's Trumpeters 393 l. 3 s. And for Court Drums and Fifes, Salary 2407. Contingents of divers Natures, viz. Law Charges, Liberates of the Exchequer, Riding Charges to Messengers of the Court and Receipt of Exchequer, Rewards and Extraordinary Charges to Receivers of Taxes, and to several others on sundry Occasions, Surplusages of Accounts, Printers Bills, sundry Works and Repairs by the Surveyors of the Woods, the private Roads, and other particular Offices; his Majesty's Subscription of 10,000l. to the Bank of England, a like Sum to the New East-India Company, as also 3,000 l. for carrying on the Trade, Bounties for apprehending Highwaymen, Traitors and Libellers, Money paid for purchasing Land to be laid into his Majesty's Park at Windsor, and very many other accidental Payments
£. d. 1,300,130 2 2 485,092 12 1
S62,720 11 7
483,050 15 14
133,797 12 7
98,719 2 6 858,056 169 686,189 17 7 178,031 15 4 506,386 10 OL 0 75,000 0 638,921 15 7 37,500 0 0 69,000 0 0
775,387 6 8
534,809 1 10
States General, pursuant to an Act of Parliament, Anno 1689
To the Mint out of the Coinage Duty, &c. which includes several Payments
Redemption of Captives
Privy Purse of the late King James at the Exchequer
To several for Money advanced in the West in 1688
Interest Money paid to several out of the Revenues, Taxes and Loans, and for divers other Causes
Interest to the Bank of England
On Survivorship, and 14 per Cent. on the Million Act, &c.
To the Trustees for circulating Exchequer Bills, for Premiums, Salaries, &c.
besides 43,4357 inclusive, in Account of Interest 1697 Principal Money repaid, more than borrowed, for several Years To Receivers of Taxes, in Reward for Extraordinaries
5,216,530 2 4 875,880 16 91 1,079,809 2 91 287,059 14 11 - 1,049,776 155 760,142 6 0 467,000 0 0
429,962 3 11
254,119 $ 71
3,341,903 8 8 5,446 9 8 5,200 0
84,963 8 84
56,988 11 5
To Peter Hume, Gentleman, to be applied as his Majesty should direct
Army and Navy
To the Commissioners of Excise in New Money, the proceed of Old Money received from them
Clipt Money delivered to be re-coined more than it produced to Michaelmas 1696, in Aid whereof there was returned from the Mint in after Years more than was sent thither in those Years as per Contra, 184,656/. 17 s. 11 d., which reduceth the general Deficiency of the Re-coinage to 2,415,140. 16 s. 10 d., the Deficiency in the Year 1696, amounting to 2,599,797 14 10 To the four Tellers of the Exchequer in Exchequer Bills, to be delivered to
such Persons as brought Money for them in 1695 Imprest Money re-paid to the Treasurer of the Navy, being old Money
158,589 0 0
4,422 S 7 6,497 9 01 3,846 17 8
19,500 0 0 3,133 15 0 3,500 0 0
New Money to the Eail of Ranelagh, the Proceed of 13,000 l. in old hammered Money
To several, for a Reward of 6s. an Ounce for Wrought Plate brought in to be coined
To the Treasurer of Greenwich Hospital, pursuant to the Address of Parlia
To the Commissioners for forfeited Estates in Ireland
To the Commissioners for stating and determining Accounts for Incidents, &c.
That remained a Balance at the Foot of the half Year's Account, ending at
£. s. d. 600,000 0 0 60,000 0 0
259,584 17 7 1,000 0 0 200 0 0 138,412 19 9 4,000 0 0
£.71,508,133 1 1
619,159 13 61 72,127,292 14 72
Add that remained at Michaelinas 1699, more than was carried forward to the Account of 1700, occasioned by several Sums then remaining in the Hands of several Receivers, for which they afterwards accompted with the Auditors of the Imprest
Deduct that was carried to Account from Michaelmas 1701, more than the Balance at Michaelmas 1701, occasioned by so much less applied out of the 2d and 3d Aid, Anno 1699, to pay Arrears on Annuities for 1, 2, and 3 Lives, and was afterwards applied to the Cancelling of Exchequer Bills instead of those Annuities
2,229 18 3 466 7 7
1,326 7 7
1,110 12 1
£. 72,127,080 3 6
A List of PUBLIC ACTS, passed from the Revolution in the Year 1688 to the Accession of Queen Anne, in the Year 1701-2.
Anno primo W. & M. Sess. 1.
jesties service by land, by virtue of an act 1. AN Act for removing and preventing all made in this present session of parliament, inquestions and disputes concerning the assem-titled, an act for the abrogating of the oaths of bling and sitting of this present parliament. supremacy and allegiance, and appointing 2. For impowering his majesty to apprehend other oaths. 26. To vest in the two universiand detain such persons as he shall find just ties the presentations of benefices belonging to cause to suspect are conspiring against the go- papists. 27. For taking away the court holvernment. 3. For the granting a present aid den before the president and council of the to their majesties. 4. For reviving of actions marches of Wales. 28. For appropriating and process lately depending in the courts at certain duties for paying the states general of Westminster, and discontinued by the not the United Provinces their charges for his maholding of Hilary term, and for supplying other jesty's expedition into this kingdom, and for defects relating to proceedings at law. 5. For other uses. 29. For relief of the protestant punishing officers or soldiers who shall mutiny Irish clergy. 30. To repeal the statute made or desert their majesties service. 6. For es- in the fifth year of king Henry the fourth, tablishing the coronation oath. 7. For im- against the multiplying gold and silver. 31. powering his majesty to apprehend and detain For the appointing commissioners for the exesuch persons as he shall find just cause to sus- cuting an act of this present parliament, inpect are conspiring against the government. titled, an act for a grant to their majesties of 8. For the abrogating of the oaths of supre- an aid of twelve-pence in the pound for one macy and allegiance, and appointing other year, for the necessary defence of their realms. oaths. 9. For the amoving papists, and reput- 32. For the better preventing the exportation ed papists, from the cities of London and of wool, and encouraging the woollen manuWestminster, and ten miles distant from the factures of this kingdom. 33. For explaining same. 10. For the taking away the revenue part of an act, made in the first year of king arising by hearth money. 11. For explaining James the first, concerning tanned leather. and making effectual a statute made in the first 34. For prohibiting all trade and commerce year of king James the second, concerning the with France. haven and piers of Great Yarmouth. 12. For the encouraging the exportation of corn. 13. For raising money by a poll, and otherwise, towards the reducing of Ireland. 14. For preventing doubts and questions concerning the collecting the public revenue. 15. For the better securing the government, by disarming papists and reputed papists. 16. That the simoniacal promotion of one person may not prejudice another. 17. For rectifying a mistake in a certain act of this present parliament, for the amoving papists from the cities of London and Westminster. 18. For exempting their majesties protestant subjects, dissenting from the church of England, from the penalties of certain laws. 19. For impowering their majesties to commit, without bail, such persons as they shall find just cause to suspect are conspiring against the government. 20. For a grant to their majesties of an aid of twelve-pence in the pound for one year, for the necessary defence of their realms. 21. For enabling lords commissioners for the great seal to execute the office of lord chancellor, or lord keeper. 22. For the exportation of beer, ale, cyder, and mum. 23. For reviving two former acts for exporting of leather. 24. For an additional duty of excise upon beer, ale, and other liquors. 25. To regulate the administration of the oaths required to be taken by commis-lives, and the life of the survivor of them, cersion or warrant officers employed in their ma- tain impositions upon beer, ale, and other li
1 W. & M. Sess. 2. 1. For a grant to their najesties of an aid of two shillings in the pound for one year. 2. Declaring the rights and liberties of the subject, and settling the succession of the crown. 3. For preventing all doubts and questions concerning the collecting the public revenue. 4. For punishing officers or soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their majesties service; and for punishing false musters. 5. For a grant to their majesties of an additional aid of twelve-pence in the pound for one year. 6. For the charging and collecting the duties upon coffee, tea, and chocolate, at the custom-house. 7. For review of the late poll granted to their majesties, and for an additional poll, towards the reducing of Ireland. 8. For preventing vexatious suits against such as acted in order to the bringing in their majesties, or for their service 9. For the better security and relief of their majesties protestant subjects of Ireland.
2 W. & M. Sess. 1. 1. For recognizing king William and queen Mary, and for avoiding all questions touching the acts made in the parliament assembled at Westminster the 13th day of February, 1688. 2. For raising money by a poll, and otherwise, towards the reducing of Ireland, and prosecuting the war against France. 3. For granting to their majesties for their
quors. 4. For granting to their majesties a subsidy of tunnage and poundage, and other sums of money payable upon merchandize exported and imported. 5. For enabling the sale of goods distrained for rent, in case the rent be not paid in a reasonable time. 6. For the exercise of the government by her majesty, during his majesty's absence. 7. To declare the right and freedom of election of members to serve in parliament for the Cinque Ports. 8. For reversing the judgment in a Quo Warranto against the city of London, and for restoring the city of London to its ancient rights and privileges. 9. For the discouraging the importation of thrown silk. 10. Of the king's and queen's most gracious, general, and free pardon.
2 W. & M. Sess. 2. 1. For granting an aid to their majesties of the sum of 1,651,702/. 18s. 2. Concerning the commissioners of the admiralty. 3. For doubling the duty of excise upon beer, ale, and other liquors, during the space of one year. 4. For granting to their majesties certain impositions upon all East India goods and merchandizes, and upon all wrought silks, and several other goods and merchandize, to be imported after the 25th day of December, 1690. 5. For the continuance of several former acts therein mentioned, for the laying several duties upon wines, vinegar, and tobacco. 6. For punishing officers and soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their majesties service, and for punishing false musters. 7. For reviving a former act for regulating the measures and prices of coals. 8. For paving and cleansing the streets in the cities of London and Westminster, and suburbs and liberties thereof, and out-parishes in the county of Middlesex, and in the borough of Southwark, and other places within the weekly bills of mortality, in the county of Surry, and for regulating the markets therein mentioned. 9. For the encouraging the distilling of brandy and spirits from corn, and for laying several duties on low wines, or spirits of the first extraction. 10. For granting to their majesties several additional duties of excise upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for four years, from the time that an act for doubling the duties of excise upon beer, ale, and other liquors, during the space of one year, doth expire. 11. For appointing and enabling commissioners to examine, take, and state the public accounts of the kingdom. 12 For raising the militia of this kingdom for the year 1691, although the month's pay formerly advanced be not repaid. 13. For preventing vexatious suits against such as acted for their majesties service in defence of the kingdom. 14. For the more effectual putting in execution an act, intitled, an act for prohibiting all trade and commerce with France. 15. For relief of poor prisoners for debt or damages.
3 W. & M. 1. For granting to their majesties certain impositions upon beer, ale, and other liquors for one year. 2. For abrogating the oath of supremacy in Ireland, and appointing other oaths. 3. For the better ascertain
ing the tithes of hemp and flax. 4. For preserving two ships lading of bay salt, taken as prize, for the benefit of their majesties navy. 5. For granting an aid to their majesties of the sum of 1,651,702/.18 s., towards the carrying on a vigorous war against France.
3 & 4 W. & M. 6. For raising money by a poll payable quarterly for one year, for the carrying on a vigorous war against France. 7. For raising the militia of this kingdom for the year 1692, although the month's pay formerly advanced be not repaid. 8. For the encouragement of the breeding and feeding of cattle. 9. To take away clergy from some offenders, and to bring others to punishment. 10. For the more effectual discovery and punishment of deer-stealers. 11. For the better explanation and supplying the defects of the former laws for the settlement of the poor. 12. For the better repairing and amending the highways, and for settling the rates of carriage of goods. 13. Against corresponding with their majesties enemies. 14. For relief of creditors against fraudulent devises. 15. For the better ordering and collecting the duty upon low wines and strong waters; and for preventing the abuses therein.
4 W. & M. 1. For granting to their majesties an aid of four shillings in the pound for one year, for carrying on a vigorous war against France. 2. That the inhabitants of the province of York may dispose of their personal estates by their wills, notwithstanding the custom of that province. 3. For granting to their majesties certain rates and duties of excise upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompences and advantages in the said act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of 1,000,000l. towards carrying on the war against France. 4. For taking special bails in the country upon actions and suits depending in the courts of King's Bench, Cominon Pleas, and Exchequer, at Westminster.
4 & 5 W. & M. 5. For granting to their majesties certain additional impositions upon several goods and merchandizes, for the prosecuting the present war against France. 6. For raising the militia of this kingdom for the year 1693, although the month's pay formerly advanced be not repaid. 7. To prevent abuses committed by the traders in butter and cheese. 8. For encouraging the apprehending of highwaymen. 9. For reviving of two former acts of parliament for repairing the highways in the county of Hertford. 10. For prohibiting the importation of all foreign hair buttons. For examining, taking, and stating the public accounts of this kingdom. 12. To make parishioners of the church united contributors to the repairs and ornaments of the church to whom the union is made. 13. For punishing officers and soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their majesties service; and for punishing false musters, and for the payment of quarters. 14. For the review of the quarterly poll granted to their majesties in the last session of this present
parliament. 15. For continuing certain acts therein mentioned, and for charging several joint stocks. 16. To prevent frauds by clandestine mortgages. 17. For the regaining, encouraging, and settling the Greenland trade. 18. To prevent malicious informations in the court of King's Bench, and for the more easy reversal of outlawries in the same court. 19. For preventing suits against such as acted for their majesties service in defence of the kingdom. 20. For the better discovery of judgments in the courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, at Westminster, 21. For delivering declarations to prisoners. 22. For regulating proceedings in the Crown-office in the court of King's Bench at Westminster. 23. For the more easy discovery and conviction of such as shall destroy the game of this kingdom. 24. For reviving, continuing, and explaining several laws therein mentioned, which are expired and near expiring. 25. For continuing the acts for prohibiting all trade and commerce with France, and for the encouragement of privateers.
5 W. & M. 1. For granting to their majesties an aid of four shillings in the pound for one year, for carrying on a vigorous war against France. 2. For repealing such parts of several former acts, as prevent or prohibit the importation of foreign brandy, aqua vitæ, and other spirits, and bacon, except from France. 3. For the importation of fine Italian, Sicilian, and Naples thrown silk. 4. To repeal a clause in the statute made in the 34th and 35th years of king Henry the eighth, by which justices of peace in Wales are limited to eight in each county. 5. To supply the deficiency of the money raised by a former act, intitled, An act for granting to their majesties certain rates and duties of excise upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompences and advantages in the said act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of 1,000,000l. towards_carrying on the war against France. 6. To prevent disputes and controversies concerning royal mines.
5 & 6, W & M. 7. For granting to their majesties certain rates and duties upon salt, and upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompences and advantages in the said act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of 1,000,000l. towards carrying on the war against France. 8. For the explaining, and the more effectual execution of a former act, for the relief of poor prisoners. 9. For repeal of a clause in the statute of the fifth year of queen Elizabeth (containing divers orders for artificers and others) which relates to weavers of cloth. 10. For the relief of the orphans, and other creditors of the city of London. 11. To prevent delays of proceedings at the quarter sessions of the peace. 12. To take away the process for the capiatur fine, in the several courts at Westminster. 13. To repeal the statute made in the tenth year of king Edward the third, for finding sureties for the good abearing, by him
or her that hath a pardon of felony. 14. For raising money by a poll, payable quarterly, for one year, for carrying on a vigorous war against France. 15. For continuing the act for punishing officers and soldiers who shall mutiny or desert their majesties service, and for punishing false musters, and for the pay ment of quarters, for one year longer. 16. For the importation of salt petre, one year. 17. For the exportation of iron, copper, and mundick metal. 18. For the enabling their majesties to make grants, leases, and copies, of offices, lands, and hereditaments, parcel of their duchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same: and for confirmation of leases and grants already made. 19. For raising the militia of this kingdom, for the year 1694, although the month's pay formerly advanced be not repaid. 20. For granting to their majesties several rates and duties upon tonnage of ships and vessels, and upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompences and advantages in the said act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of 1,500,000l. towards carrying on the war against France. 21. For granting to their majesties several duties upon vellum, parchment, and paper, for four years, towards carrying on the war against France. 22. For the licensing and regulating_hackney coaches, and stage coaches. 23. For appointing and enabling commissioners to examine, take, and state the public accounts of the kingdom. 24. For building good and defensible ships. 25. For the better discipline of their majesties navy royal.
6 W. & M. 1. For granting to their majesties a subsidy of tunnage and poundage, and other sums of money payable upon merchandizes exported and imported. 2. For the frequent meeting and calling of parliaments.
6 W. III. 3. For granting to his majesty an aid of four shillings in the pound, for one year; and for applying the yearly sum of 300,000l. for five years, out of the duties of tonnage and poundage, and other sums of money, payable upon merchandizes exported and imported, for carrying on the war against France with vigour. 4. For exempting apothecaries from serving the offices of constable, scavenger, and other parish and ward offices, and from serving upon juries.
6 & 7 W. III. 5. For enabling such persons as have estates for life in annuities, payable by several former acts therein mentioned, to purchase and obtain further or more certain interest in such annuities; and in default thereof, for admitting other persons to purchase or obtain the same, for raising moneys for carrying on the war against France. 6. For granting to his majesty certain rates and duties upon marriages, births, and burials, and upon bachelors and widowers, for the term of five years, for carrying on the war against France with vigour. 7. For granting to his majesty several additional duties upon coffee, tea, chocolate, and spices, towards satisfaction of the