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FIRE INSURANCE COMPANIES,

LONDON INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Duty paid
Amount of Farm - Duty paid

Amount of Farmfor the ing Stock Insured for the

ing Stock Insured Year 1848. exempt from Duty Year 1848.

exempt from Duty in 1848.

in 1848. OFFices.

£

OFFICES. 32,265.. Alliance

1,160,962 4,846.. Legal and Commercial 14,220

10,793.. Licensed Victuallers'.. 50,430 and Builders'* 19,736.. London ..

349,673 32,834.. Atlas .....

1,006,095 120,749..Phænix .............. 4,770,627 625.. British Empire*

51.. Preserver 3,132.. Church of England.. 63,043

73,972.. Royal Exchange...... 4,585,754 50,350.. County

7,265,832 13,513.. Royal Farmers' 5,456,313 4,221.. Defender 31,470 3,910.. Star

94,927 10,638.. General.. 233,911 181,271.. Sun

8,152,246 31,436.. Globe 977,299 22,488.. Union

339,633 30,974., Guardian 380,683 22,176.. Westminster

26,450 9,665 . . Hand-in-Hand

18,800 44,699.. Imperial

812,677 740,739

Total London .35,911,860 15,365.. Law

115,945

COUNTRY INSURANCE COMPANIES. £ OFFICES.

SCOTCH OFFICES. 11,820..Birmingham 667,576 £

£ 6,273.. District Birmingham .. 290,822 4,153.. Aberdeen

374,377 3,693.. Essex Economic

576,355
770.. Bon Accord

68,115 6,044.. Essex and Suffolk 1,174,493 7,648.. Caledonian

668,966 Halifax, Bradford, and

21,545

| Forfarshire & Perth-
2,177
shire

196,462

735.. Friendlyt Hants, Sussex, and 2,688

217,938 Dorset..

5,865.. Hercules

499,326 12,615.. Kent

1,005,796
128.. Morayshire

19,135 1,192.. Kent Mu al

4,307.. National..

294,189 13,671.. Leeds and Yorkshire 422,190 15,374.. North British

759,670 12,315.. Liverpool .. 64,980 4,729.. Northern

368,486 17,408.. Manchester ....

376,740 17,866.. Scottish Union 889,802 6,116.. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 438,458

North of England (late 2,482 { Sheffield, &c.)

163,995

IRISH OFFICES. 2,478.. Norwich Equitable 245,621

5,965.. National..

44,860 72,045.. Norwich Union 9,785,654

4,005.. Patriotic....

37,150 3,025 { Nottingham and Der->

325,418

Various English or

Scotch Offices which
Preston and NorthLan-

40,979 357

650
have Branches or

500,449 cashiret

Agents in Ireland. Royal Insurance, Li10,193 verpool

51,935

114,703.. Total Scotch & Irish 4,720,987 3,597.. Salop

532,883
740,739..

London...... 35,911,860 2,347.. Sheffield

70,955

265,790.. Country 22,962,035 1,652 { Shropshire and North

354,305

1,121,212 11,885.. Suffolk Amicable 2,109,464

63,594,882 42,185.. West of England 1,059,884 16,158.. Yorkshire..

2,984,398

Many of the Country Insurance Com

panies have offices in London also. 265,790

Total Country..22,962,035 * Three quarters only.

+ Discontinued,

3,551 { Keighley..

..

LIFE ASSURANCE,
Companies in which the Assured do not participate in the Profits.
Argus 39, Throgmorton-street

Globe-89, Pall Mall, and 5 & 6, Cornhill Asylum–72, Cornhill, and 5, Waterloo Mentor-2, Old Broad-street place, Pall Mall

Mitre-23, Pall Mall Farmers' and General-346, Strand

Railway Passengers-63, Old Broad-street General Reversionary-5, Whitehall Yorkshire_46, Watling-street

Companies in which the Assured and the Proprietary participate in the Profits.
Atlas_92, Cheapside, corner of King-st. Norwich Union-6, Crescent, Bridge-st.,
Consolidated Investment and Assurance Blackfriars
45, Cheapside

Professional--76, Cheapside
Crown-33, New Bridge-street, Blackfriars Rock-14, Bridge-street, Blackfriars
Eagle-3, Crescent, Bridge-street, Black-Royal29, Lombard-street
friars

Royal Exchange--29, Pall Mall, and 8, European - 10, Chatham-place, Bridge Royal Exchange street, Blackfriars

Sun Corner of Threadneedle-st., Craig'sGuardian-11, Lombard-street

court, Charing-cross, and 65, Welbeck-st. Hope--1, Furnival's-inn, Holborn

Times—32, Ludgate-hill Law Life Assurance-187, Fleet-street Universal__1, King William-street London and Provincial Law – 23, New University-24, Suffolk-st., Pall Mall East Bridge-street, Blackfriars

Westminster-429, Strand London and Provincial Joint Stock-39, West of England-20, Bridge-street, BlackNicholas-lane

friars Companies in which participation or non-participation in the Profits is optional with the

Assured. Ægis-41, Moorgate-street

Liverpool and London-3, Charlotte-row, Alliance-1, Bartholomew-lane, Bank Mansion House, and 28, Regent-street Albion-42, Bridge-street, Blackfriars London Assurance_7, Royal Exchange, Alfred-7, Lothbury

and 10, Regent-street Amicable_Serjeants' Inn, Fleet-street London, Edinburgh, and Dublin-3, CharAnchor-30, Sackville-st., Piccadilly

lotte-row, Poultry, & 18, Chancery-lane Architects', Builders', and General -69, Medical, Legal, and General—126, Strand Lombard-street

Medical, Invalid, & General-25, Pall Mall Australasian-1, Leadenhall-street

Metropolitan Counties', and General—30, Britannia-1, Princes-street, Bank

Regent-street, Waterloo-place British Commercial-35, Cornhill

Minerva_84, King William-street Caledonian-27, Moorgate-street

National-2, King William-street Catholic Law and General —8, New Co National Loan Fund.-26, Cornhill ventry-street, Leicester-square

National and Mercantile --1, Charlotte-row, Church of England - Lothbury. (One Mansion-house

tenth of profits set aside for benefit of National, of Scotland_-7, Old Jewry Clergy assuring.)

North British -4, New Bank Buildings, City of Glasgow-120, Pall Mall.

and 10, Pall Mall East City of London-13, št. Swithin's-lane North of England_11, Cheapside Clerical, Medical, &c.—99, Great Russell- Northern-1, Moorgate-street street, Bloomsbury

Palladium-7, Waterloo-place, Regent-st. Commercial and General--112, Cheapside Pelican—70, Lombard-st., and 57, CharingDefender-34, New Bridge-st., Blackfriars crescent Edinburgh—11, King William-street, City Preceptors and General Mutual — 28, Engineers', Masonic, and Mutual—345, Bloomsbury-square Strand

Promoter_9, Chatham-place, Bridge-st., English and Scottish Law-12, Waterloo-pl. Blackfriars English Widows' and General-67, Fleet-st. Protector-35, Old Jewry Equity and Law-26, Lincoln's Inn Fields Provident_50, Regent-street Etonian and General-16, Hanover-street, Royal Naval, Military, and E. India--13, Hanover-square

Waterloo-place, Pall Mall Experience-58, King William-street Scottish Union-37, Cornhill Family Endowment--12, Chatham-place, Scottish Widows' Fund—7, Pall Mall West Bridge-street, Blackfriars

Solicitors' and General_57, Chancery-lane Freemasons-11, Waterloo-pl., Pall Mall Sovereign-5, St. James's-street Friendly Societies and Tradesmen's—26, Standard—82, King William-street Cornhill

Star-44, Moorgate-street General-62, King William-street

Tontine--20, Pall Mall Gresham-37, Old Jewry

Union—81, Cornhill, and 70, Baker-street, Hand-in-Hand--1, New Bridge-st., Blackfr. Portman-square Imperial-- Sun-ct. Cornhill, & 16, Pall Mall United Kingdom-8, Waterloo-place Independent-50, King William-st. City United Traders'-77, King William-street India and London-17, Cornhill

Victoria-18, King William-street Legal and General--10, Fleet-street

Western - 3,Parliament-street, WestLegal and Commercial-68, Cheapside minster Licensed Victuallers’–4, Adelaide-place, Westminster and General—27, King-street,

London-bridge, and 444, West Strand Covent-garden

Companies in which there is no Proprietary, and where the Contributors are consequently

mutual Assurers. British Empire Mutual—37, New Bridge London Indisputable-31, Lombard-street street, Blackfriars

Merchant Tradesmen's and General Ma. British Mutual— 17, New Bridge-st. Blkfrs. tual-5, Chatham-place Christian Mutual Provident-29, Bridge- Metropolitan--3, Princes-street, Bank* street, Blackfriars

Mutual-37, Old Jewry Clergy Mutual--41, Parliament-street National Provident-48, Gracechurch-st. Economic-6, New Bridge-st., Blackfriars Provident Clerks-42, Moorgate-street Equitable-26 & 27, Bridge-st., Blackfriars Prudential Mutual-4, Chatham-place General Annuity Endowment-40, King Reliance-71, King William-street, City William-street

Scottish Equitable-61 A, Moorgate-st.* General Benefit-4, Farringdon-street Scottish Provident Instit.-12, Moorgate-st. Great Britain Mutual and India and Lon- Temperance Provident-39, Moorgate-st.

don-17, Cornhill, and 14, Waterloo-pl.* United-36, Old Jewry London Life Association-81, King Wil. Widows' National and General -3, Adeliam-street*

laide-place, London Bridge * In these the mutaat assurers also assure other parties who do not participate in the prosits.

EXHIBITIONS, AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES OPEN GRATUITOUSLY.

The British Museum-Monday, Wednes Kew Botanical Gardens-Every day ex. day, and Friday, and the whole of Easter cept Sunday, from 1 to 6. and Whitsun weeks except Saturday, from Wooluich Model & Rocket Rooms-Daily. 10 till 4; from May to September, 10 to 7; Dulwich Gallery-Each week-day, except closed the first week in January, May, and Friday, from 10 to 5 in summer, and from September, and on Christmas Day, Good 11 to 3 in winter. Tickets to be had gratis Friday, and Ash Wednesday.-- Children of most of the respectable printsellers in under 8 not admitte

London. National Gallery - Monday, Tuesday, Windsor Castle--State Apartments at Wednesday, and Thursday, and the whole Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, of Easter and Whitsun weeks except Sa April to October, 11 to 4; Nov. to March, turday, from 10 till 5; closed for six weeks 11 to 3. Tickets to be had of Messrs. Moon, from the end of the second week in Sept., Threadneedle-st., Ackermann, Strand, and and on Christmas Day and Good Friday. Colnaghi and Co., Cockspur-street.

St. Paul's—Each week-day from 9 to 11, London Missionary Museum, Blomfield. and from 3 to 4; and on Sunday during the street, Finsbury-Tuesday, Thursday, and time of divine service. At other times 2d. Saturday, with orders from a director.

East India House Museum - Saturday, United Service Museum, Middle Scotland from 11 to 3; all the year except in Sept. Yard-Daily, with orders from members.

Soane Museum, 13, Lincoln's Inn Fields Entomological Society's Museum, 17, Old -Thursday and Friday during April, May, Bond-street-Every Tuesday, from 3 to 8. and June, from 10 to 4. Tickets must be ap College of Surgeons Museum--Monday, plied for previously, and will be sent by post. Wednesday, and Friday, with orders from

Society of Arts, 19, John-street, Adelphi members. Any day except Wednesday, with orders Museum of Economic Geology, Craig's from members.

Court, Charing Cross-Daily, from 10 to 4 Hampton Court Palace--Every day, ex during Nov., Dec., Jan., and Feb.; the rest cept Friday, from 10 till 4.

of the year from 10 to 5.

TABLE OF THE ANNUAL COST OF LICENSES. LICENSES PAID TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF Medicine Vendors, London 2 0 0 STAMPS AND TAXES, SOMERSET HOUSE.

any other corporate town 0 10 0 Appraisers

2 0 0

elsewhere

0 5 0 Attorneys, London (within the

Pawnbrokers, London ........ 15 0 0 limits of the district post).... 12 0 0

elsewhere

7 10 0 elsewhere...... 8 0 0 Plate Dealers, selling above

2002. Bankers .... 30 0 0 gold and 30oz. silver

5 15 0 Conveyancers, London

12 0 0

under the above weight 2 6 0 elsewhere

8 0 0 Το 'kin Game in England and Hawkers and Pedlars on foot... 4 0 0 Scotland

3 13 and for each horse, &c. used 4 0 0 For Marriages, special

0 0 in Ireland, on foot 2 2 0

not special... 0 10 'ditto, for each horse used 2 0 То hola

a perpetual curacy 3 10 0 Horse Dealers--London, £25;

To Stage and Haekney Carriage elsewhere

12 12 0* Drivers and Conductors, and Makers of Playing Cards or Dice 0 5 0 Watermen

* Ten per cent, additional on each of the rates marked thus *,

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LICENSES PAID TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF EXCISE, OLD BROAD STREET, CITY.

S. d. Auctioneers

10 0 0 Brewers of Table Beer only, not exceeding 20 barrels 0 10 6 50

1 1 0 100

1 11 6 exceeding 100

2 2 0 Brewers of Strong Beer, not exceeding 20 barrels.. 0 10 6 50

1 1 0 100

1 11 6 1,000

2 2 0 2,000

3 3 0 5,000

7 17 6 7,500

11 16 3 10,000

15 15 0 20,000

31 10 0 30,000 "..... 47 5

0 40,000

63 0 0 exceeding 40,000

78 15 0 Brewers for sale by retail, not to

be consumed on the premises 5 10 3 Sellers of Beer only, not being brewers

3 6 11 Beer Retailers (publicans) whose

premises are rated under £20
per annum

1 2 04 at £20 or upwards 3 6 14 Retailers of Beer, Cider, and

Perry, under 4 and 5 Wm. IV.
c. 85, to be drunk on the pre-
mises (England only)

3 6 14
not to be drunk on the
premises

1 2 04 Retailers of Cider and Perry only 1 2 04 Dealers in Coffee, Tea, Cocoa

Nuts, Chocolate, or Pepper.. 011 6} Maltsters, making not exceeding 50 quarters.....

0 7 101 100

0 15 9 150

1 3 75 200

1 11 6 250!

1 19 44 300

2 7 3 350

2 15 15 400

3 3 0 450

3 10 105

3 18 9 1550

4 6 75 exceeding 550

4 14 6 Beginners (and a surcharge).. 0 7 103 not exceeding 5 qrs...

0 2 73 Malt Roasters

20 00 Dealers in Roasted Malt .... 10 00 Paper, every maker of Paper or Pasteboard'

4 4 0 Passage Vessels, on board which

liquors or tobacco are sold ..
(Great Britain)

1 1 0 Postmasters (Ireland)

0 7 6 (England)

2 2 0

and ls. in the £ To kill Game

3 3 0 Soap-every maker

4 4 0 Spirits-Distillers

10 10

0 Rectifiers

10 10 0 Dealers, not retailers.. 10 10 0 Makers of Stills (Scotland and Ireland)

0 10 6 Chemist or any other trade requiring the use of a still (England) 0 10 0

(Scotland and Ireland), , 0 10 6

d. Retailers of Spirits whose pre

mises are rated under £10
per ann. (United Kingdom).. 2 4 1
At £10 and under €20

8 21 20

6 12 35 25

7 14 4 30

8 16 43 40

9 18 51 50 or upwards.. 11 0 6 Retailers of Spirits in Ireland,

being duly licensed to sell Coffee, Tea, &c., whose premises are rated under £25 . per annum

9 18 5 At £25 and under £30 11 0 6 30

40 12 2 65 40

50 13 4 7 50 or upwards

14 6 73 Sweets Retailers (United Kingdom)

1 2 2 Tobacco and Snuff, Manufactu

rers of Tobacco and Snuff, not
exceeding 20,000lbs.

5 5 0 excdg. 20,000, not ex. 40,000 10 10 0 40,000

60,000 15 15 0 60,000 80,000 21 0 0 80,000 100,000 26 5 0

exceeding 100,000 31 10 0 Beginners (and a surcharge on the quantity made)

0 5 5 Dealers in Tobacco and Snuff .. 0 5 3 Vinegar Makers...

5 5 0 Wine, Dealers in Foreign Wine,

not having licenses for retail-
ing Spirits and Beer

10 10 0
having a license for retail.
ing Beer, but not for retailing
Spirits

4 8 24 kaving licenses to retail Beer and Spirits

2 4 1 Stage Carriage, license to run (Great Britain)

3 3 0 Supplementary license 0 5.0 Hackney Carriage, license to keep (England)

5 0 0 For selling Game (granted by Magistrates)

2 10 0

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STAMPS. Bills, Promissory Notes, &c.

Not exceeding Exceeding
2 months after 2 nion hs after
date, or 60 days date, or 60 day
after sight. after sight,
2.

I. s. d. If 40s. 57. 58. 01 0 0 1 6 above 52. 58.

201. 0 1 6 0 2 0 £20

30 0 2 0 0 2 6 30

50 0 2 6 0 3 6 50

100 0 3 6 0 4 6 100

200 0 6 0 5 0 200

300 0 0 0 6 0 300

500 0 6 0 0 8 6 500 1000 0 8 6 0 12 6 1000 2000 0 12 6 0 15 0 2000 3000 0 15 0 1 5 0 3000

1 5 0 1 10 0 Penalty for post-dating bills, 1001. Bills of Lading

6d.

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100

200..

Receipts.

s. d. If £5 and under £10..

0 3 10

0 6 20 50..

I 0 50

1 6 100

2 6 200 300

4 0 300 500..

5 0 500 1000..

7 6 1000 or upwards

10 0 For any sum expressed “in full of all demands"

10 0 Penalty for giving receipts without a stamp, 101. under 1001.; and 201. above that sum.

Appraisements. S. d.

Not exceeding ....£50.. 2 6 Above £50 and not exceeding 100.. 0 100

200.. 10 0 200

500.. 15 0 500

20 0

Apprentices' Indentures. When the premium is

£ 8. d. under £30

1 If 30 and under £50 2 0 0 50

100 3 0 0 100

200 6 0 0 200

300 12 0 0 300

400 20 0 0 400

500 25 0 0 500

600 30 0 0 600

800 40 0 0 800

1000 50 0 0 1000 and upwards

60 0 0 If no premium 11., or 12. 158. if more than

1080 words.
Probates of Wills, and Letters of

Administration.
WITH A WILL.

WITHOUT A Above the

WILL value of and under

£ £ s.
20
50

0 10 50 100

1
20 100 0 10
100 200 2

3
200 300 5

8 450 8

11 450 600 11

15 600 800 15

22 800 1,000 22

30 1,000 1,500 30

45 1,500 2,000 40

60 2,000 3,000 50

75 3,000 4,000 60

90
4,000 5,000

120
5,000
6,000
100

150
6,000 7,000 120

180 7,000 8,000 140

210 8,000 9,000 160

240 9,000 10,000 180

270 Continuing to increase up to £1,000,000. Agreements-For an amount of 201. or upwards, and not exceeding 1080 words, 2s. 6d.; if more than 1080 words, 11, 158.; and for every 1080 words beyond the first 1080, 11. 58, additional.

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Bonds given as a Security for Money.

Not exceeding £50..... £10 0 Above £50 and not exceeding 100 1 10 0 100

200 2 0 0 200

300 3 0 0 300

500 4 0 0 500

1000 5 0 0 1000

2000 6 0 0 2000

3000 7 0 0 3000

4000 8 0 0 4000

5000 9 0 0 5000

10,000 12 0 0 10,000

15,000 15 0 0 15,000

20,000 20 0 0 20,000

25 0 0 Progressive duty, 25s. Mortgages same duty as Bonds.

Conveyances. When consideration under 201.

...... 10s. Under Duty

Under Duty S.

£ 20 50 1 0 7,000 8,000 75 50 150 1 10 8,000 9,000 85 150 300 2 0 9,000 10,000 95 300 500 3 0 10,000 12,500 110 500 750 6 0 12,500 15,000 130 750 1000 9 0 15,000 20,000 170 1000 2000 12 0 20,000 30,000 240 2000 3000 25 0 30,000 40,000 350 3000 4000 35 0 40,000 50,000 450 4000

5000 45 0 50,000 60,000 550 5000 6000 55 0 60,000 80,000 650 6000 7000 65 0

80,000 100,000 800 100,0001. or upwards, 1,0001. Progressive duty on words Conveyance of any kind not otherwise

charged nor exempted .. .11. 15s. Progressive duty on words

........11. 58.

DUTIES ON LEGACIES. Of the Value of 201. or upwards, out of Personal Estate, or charged upon Real Estate, &c.; and upon every share of Residue:

To a child or parent, or any lineal de. scendant or ancestor of the deceased, Il. per cent.-To a brother or sister, or their de. scendants, 31. per cent.--To an uncle or aunt, or their descendants, 51. per cent.--TO a great uncle or great aunt, or their descendants, 6l. per cent.--To any other relation, or any stranger in blood, 10l. per cent. -Legacy to husband or wife, exempt.

If the Deceased died prior to the 5th April, 1805, the duty only attaches on Personal Estates, and by a lower scale.

......11.

SPOILED STAMPS. The days for claiming the allowance at Somerset-house, are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 12 to 2 o'clock, for Londón; from the country, on the other days from ten to four o'clock. If parties reside within ten miles of London, application must be made within six calendar months from the time the stamps became spoiled, when not upon executed instruments; and when upon such instruments,

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