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ASTATE of the NATIONAL DEBT, provided

3', and Dec. 31, 1750.

1749) E X CHEQUE R.

Amount of the national Increased | Paid of Amount of tbe national
Nouities for long terms, being

debt on Dec.31,1749.
between witbin

debt on Dec.31,1750.
of
L. s. d. 9. Dec. 31, bat time

L,

d.

2: sum contributed and unsubscrib. 1836275 17 10' 1749, and L. 1836275 17 tot

ed to the Soutb-Sea company Ditto for lives, with the benefit of

1750. survivorship, being the original 108100

L.

108100 sum contributed Do for 2 and 3 lives, being the fum re

95814 1 61

бос maining after what is fallen in bydeaths

95214 I 6$ Ditto on plale ad 6 George I. 312000

312000 Dirto for Nevis and St. Cbriftopber? debentures, at 31. p. cent. p. ann. 37821 5 il

37821 Sit Ditto at 31. jos, per cent. 1731 400000

400000 600000

6c0ooo on the sinking fund Ditto 1738, charged on ditto 300000

300000 Duties on salt continued 1741

238400

192200 46200 Duties further continued 1745 1000000

IC00000 Exchequer bills made out for inte.

2200 rest of old bills

2200 The land tax and duties on malt, being

annual grants, are not charged in this account, nor the 1,000,0col. charged on the deductions of 6d. p. pound on pensions, &c.

EAST-INDIA Company. By 2 acts of parliament 9 Will. 3. 3200000

3200000 and 2 other acts 6 and 9 Anne Annuities at 31. per cent. 1744,

1000000 charged on the surplus of the ad.

1000000 ditional duties on low wines, &c.)

BANK of ENGLAND.
On their original fund at 31. per 3200000

3200000 cent. from August 1, 1743

500000 For cancelling Exchequer bills 3 G. I.

500000 4000000 Purchased of the S. S. company

400OCOO 2

499600 Ann. at 4 per cent, on the duties on? 17 50000

1750000 coals, &c. since Lady-Day 1719 Ditto charged on the surplus of the 2 1250000

1250000 funds for lottery 1714 800000

8оосоо Ditto at ; l. per cent, for lottery 1731 Dirto 31. per cext. 1742, charged ? 800000

800000 on the linking fund Do at 31. p. c. 1743, on additional i 1800000

1800coo duties on low wines, spirits, c. Ditto at 3l. per cent. 1744, charged 3 1800coo

1800000 on the surplus of ditto Do at 3 p. cent. 1745, charged on

additional duties on all wines im.

ported since Lady-Day 1745 Ditto at 4: 1746, charged on duties on 3000000

3000OCO glars and additional duties on spirituous

liquors fince Lady-Day 1746 Dicio at 41, per cent, charged on du. ties on licenses for retailing spiri- 986800

986800 tuous I quors fince ditto Ditto at 4!. p.cent. for lottery 1747,3 1000000

1000000 Ditto at 41. per cent. 1747, charged 4400000

4400000 on the duties on houses, c. Ditto at 4. per cent, for lottery and annuities 1948, charged on ad6930000

6930000 ditional subsidy on poundage,

c. since Marcbi, 1947 Ditto at 4l. per cent. 1749, charged ? 3071472

307 2472 10 on the finking fund Ditto at 3l. per cent. 1750, charged

1000000 on dicto

SOUTH.SRA Company. On thrirrin terke und ann. 9

G.1.1 27 102203 5 6

Exchequer bills charged on the du- }| 499600

2000000

2000000

10

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An ACCOUNT of the produce of the finking fund in the year 1750, and to the payment

of wbar debis contrasted before Dec. 25, 1716, obe said fund bas been applied.
Dr.
L. s. dg

Per contra Cr.
HE Exchequer to

By money issued between Dec. 31, 1749, and
cash on the fink-
159625.19 10 in full of a million granted

Dec. 31, 1750, viz. ing fund on Dec. 31,

L.

s. d.ga 1749

for the year 1749

3 150753 19 10 To the produce of the S.

In part of 900,oool.grant. fund between Dec. 31,

ed for the year 1750

7088085
1749, and Decem. 31,

To pay annuities at 31.
per cent. on 600,cool,

18000
granted 1736, for one

pear due at Cbr. 1750
Surplus

Do on 300,000l. granted
L. s. d. g.

1738, for one year due

9000

at Micbaelmas 1750
aggre-
gate
684695 4 92

To the Usher of the Ex-
fund

chequer for necessaries Gene

delivered for the service

209 8 3 ral -524273 13 4 )

of the said annuities

1274171 12
fund

To pay annuities at 31.
S. Sea

per cent, on 800,oool.

24450 comp. 65206 13 11

granted 1742, for one fund

year due at Cbrif. 750 Vorated goods imported,

To pay interest on loans

18 7
undervalued

charged on the duty
on salt further contin.

35000
1433798 8 61

1745,for 12 months in

cerest due at Mic. 170 To make good the defici

ency of the lottery an. 6461 1 1 1731, at Chrif. 1749 Ditto of annu. 1720, on

the plate ad at Lady 3764 18 9

Day 17.50
To the Bank to make

good the premiums
Sua Lond. Mag. for last year, p. 151.

for circulating Exche-
quer bills charged on 12534 3

1 the duties on sweets,

1737, to July 24, 1750
To make good the defici-

ency of the duties on
licenses for retailing spi- 7880 37
rituous liquors at Lady-

Day 1750
Ditto of the additional

duty on all wines im.
ported fince Lady-Day

1745, at Midf. 1750
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Ditto of the duties on

glass, and additional + Memorandum. The subscribers of 100l. to the lot- duties on spirituous li

30432 6 3
tery 1745, were allowed an annuity of one life of os.
a ticket, which amounted to 225ool, but is now re-

quors fince Lady-Day
duced by lives fallen in to 216701. 1os. And the sub- 1746, at Midf. 1750
fcribers to the lottery 17463 were allowed an an- Dicto of the duty on
nuity of one life of 186. a ticket, which amounted to
45000l. but is now reduced by lives fallen in to 431271.

houses and windows,
1os. which annuities are an increase of the national fince Lady. Day 1947,
debt, but cannot be added thereto, as no money was

70097 14 8

for one year due at
advanced for the fame.

Micbaelm. 170
Ditto of the subsidy of

poundage on goods and
merchandize impoi ted
fince Murcb 1, 1747,

42559 12 71 for one year due at

Michaelm. 1750
To pay annuities ac 41.
per cent, 1749, to Mi.

122898 17 7 'sbaclmas 1750

1244434 Balance Dec. 31, 1750

189364 8 5 1431798 8

4592 16 9

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296 A Description of RUTLANDSHIRE. July

.

tho' not large, is the county town, A DESCRIPTION of RUTLAND- where the allizes and sessions are

SHIRE. With a new and correet held. The buildings are pretty good,
Map.

especially the church, the free-School UTLANDSHIRE has Leicefter

.

Rhire con the went and notch, decay, and is now used for kolding

Lincolnshire on the north and east, A the assizes, &c. The market is on and Northamptonshire, from which Saturday, but not very considerable. it is parted by the river Welland, on They have a custom here, being an the south. It is a pleasant county, ancient privilege belonging to the tho' the smallest in England, ex- royalty of the town, when a noble. tending but about 10 miles from man comes on horseback within its east to west, and 12 from north precinets, to take a shoe from his to south, and being not above 40 in 8 horse, which he forfeits by way of circumference. It is divided into homage, unless he redeems' it with five hundreds, contains about 11,000 money : Which homage has been acres, and 3300 houses, has 48 pa- acknowledged by several, as appears rishes, but two market-towns, and by the horse shoes, which are nailed fends only two members to parlia- on the shire-hall door. And over ment, who are the knights of the shire, the judge's seat, there is a horse-hoe and at present are lord Burghley and C curioutly wrought, 5 foot and { long, the Hon. James Noel, Elg; The and of a proportionable breadth. air of this county is clear, tempe- 2. Uppingham, about 6 miles S. rate, and healthful ; and the soil, of Okeham, seated on an eminence, which is reddish, fruitful both for til. from whence it had its name, tho' lage and pasturage, especially about the ascent be but small, and scarcely the vale of Catmose, affording plenty, amounting to a hill. It is a neat, of corn, and feeding good herds of D well-built town, and is accommocattle, and flocks of theep, whole dated with a very good free-school fleeces, Camden fays, are in many and an hospital. Its market, which places of a reddish hue, occasioned is, on Wednesday, is erteemed better hy the earth being of that colour, than that of Okeham, being well It is well clothed with wood, and frequented, and served with live watered with pleasant streams, the cattle, corn, and other provisions. chief of which are the Welland be. E Burley, or Burley on the Hill, fore mentioned, and the Gwath or over against Okeham to the east, is Wash, which runs almost thro’ the pleasantly situated, and overlooks middle of the county, and separates the vale beneath. This, with several

it into two parts. It has more other lordships adjoining, was puri parks, in proportion to its extent, chiated by the late "earl of Noning.

than any county in England. It ham, to which he made vaft imwas never over.pestered with mona. F provements by new buildings, and

steries, nor much ftrengthened with orher ornaments, į all wbichi, with : casties. It is in the diocese of Pe- its high fituation, the adjoining park,

terborough, and gives title of duke inclosed by a wall of 5 or 6 miles in to the family of Manners, descended, compass, and many other advanby the mother's fide, from Richard tages, place it among the principal Plantagenet, duke of York, The seats of the kingdom. market-towns are,

G Market Overton, corrupily so called, 1. Okeham, or Oakham, 68 com

from Marga, marle or lime stone, stands

on a high h:ll in the north, and is thought puted, and 94 measured miles N. W. from London, {tuate in the pleasant plenty of Roman coins being found here,

to be the Maradunum of Antoninus, such and fruitful sale of Carmole ; and, as buc few places in these parts afford.

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296 A Description of RUTLANDSHIRE. July

tho' not large, is the county town, A DESCRIPTION of RUTLAND- where the allizes and sellions are

SHIRE, With a new and corrett held. The buildings are pretty good, MAP.

especially the church, the free-Ichool UTLANDSHIRE has Leicefter

. shire , Lincolnshire on the north and east, A the aflizes, &c. The market is on and Northamptonshire, from which Saturday, but not very confiderable. it is parted by the river Welland, on They have a custom here, being an the south. It is a pleafant county, ancient privilege belonging to the thof the smallest in England, ex- royalty of the town, when a nobletending but about 10 miles from man comes on horseback within its east to west, and 12 from north precinéts, to take a shoe from his to south, and being not above 40 in 8 horse, which he forfeits by way of circumference. It is divided into homage, unless he redeems it with five hundreds, contains about 11,000 money : Which homage has been acres, and 3300 houses, has 48 pa- acknowledged by several, as appears rishes, but two market-towns, and by the horse shoes, which are nailed sends only two members to parlia- on the shire-hall door. And over ment, who are the knights of the shire, the judge's seat, there is a horse-lhoe and at present are lord Burghley and C curiously wrought, 5 foot and { long, the Hon. James Noel, Esq; The and of a proportionable breadth. air of this county is clear, tempe- 2. Uppingham, about 6 miles S. rate, and healthful ; and the foil, of Okeham, seated on an eminence, which is reddith, fruitful both for til- from whence it had its name, tho' lage and pasturage, especially about the ascent be but small, and scarcely the vale of Catmose, affording plenty amounting to a hill. It is a neat, of corn, and feeding good herds of D well-built town, and is accommocatile, and flocks of theep, whole dated with a very good free-school fleeces, Camden says, are in many and an hospital. Its market, which places of a reddish hue, occasioned is on Wednesday, is e:teemed better by the earth being of that colour. than that of Okelam, being well It is well clothed with wood, and frequented, and served with live watered with pleasant streams, the cattle, corn, and other provisions. chief of which are the Welland be. E Burley, or Burley on the Hill, fore mentioned, and the Gwash or over against Okeham to the east, is Wah, which runs almost thro' the pleasantly situated, and overlooks middle of the county, and separates ihe vale beneath. This, with several it into two parts. It has more

other lordships adjoining, was purparks, in proportion to its extent, chiafed by the late earl of Notting. than any county in England. It ham, to which he made vaft imwas never over-pertered with mona

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provements by new buildings, and feries, nor much strengthened with other ornaments; all which, with castles. It is in the diocese of Pe- its high situation, the adjoining park, terborough, and gives title of duke inclosed by a wall of 5 or 6 miles in to the family of Manners, descended, compass, and many other advanby the mother's fide, from Richard tages, place it among the principal Plantagenet, duke of York. The seats of the kingdom. market-towns are,

G Market Overton, corruptly so called, 1. Okeham, or Oakham, 68 com

from Margo, marle or lime stone, stands

on a high hill in the north, and is thought puted, and 94 measured miles N. W.

to be the Maradunum of Antoninus, such from London, (luate in the pleasant plenty of Roman coins being found here, and fruitful yale of Catmole ; and, as but few places in these parts afford.

JOUR.

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