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3. GROSS AMOUNT produced by CostOMS DUTIES upon the Principal and other Articles of Foreign and Colonial Merchandise, in the Year 1862. £.

£. Cocoa

16,361 Timber and Wood :-Not sawn Coffee :- From British Posses

or split, or otherwise sions out of Europe 396,734

dressed, except hewnFrom Foreign Countries

36,626

Froin British Possessions 24,855 Corn:-Wheat 477,124 Foreign

40,077 Barley

Deals, Battens, Boards, or
Oats

81,174 oiber Timber or Wood,
Peas

II, 507

sawn or split: From Beans

23,962 British Possessions Indian Corn or Maize

137,564

Foreign
Wheatmeal and Flour

Firewood

5,514 Other kinds of Grain and Meal 802 Lathwood

3,332 Fruits :Currants 245,504 Tobacco :-Stemmed

2,348,445 Figs 29,120 Unstemmed

3,208, 295 Raisins 97,837 Manufactured, and Snuff

157,708 Hops 55,969 Wine:- Under 26 dgs. .

67,871 Spices : Pepper

106,080

45 to 3rd April, Spirits:-Rum

1,687,793

1862, under 42 dgs. Brandy

885,505

from that date

944,113 Geneva

49,430

42 dgs. and upwards from Sugar, unrefined :-From British

3rd April, 1862

1,074 Possessions in America. 2,428,217

In bottles: under 40 dgs.
From Mauritius

457,487

to 3rd Apr., 1862, under From British Possessions in

42 dgs, from that date

110,535 the East Indies.

300,628 Arrears, unclassed, at old duty 12 From Foreign countries 3,014,911 Other Articles

132,794 Refined, and Sugar Candy :From British Possessions out

Total

23,993,546 of Europe

1,237

The drawbacks and allowances
From Foreign countries 245,935
Melasses : From British Pos-

on quantities over-entered,
sessions out of Europe 48,667

damaged, &c., was

284,041 From Foreign countries 144,149

Net Produce, not deduct. 5,582,793

ing charge for collecting £23, 709,505

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4. REVENUE, IRELAND:-In 1862 the net estates and land, to the amount of 148,4836. revenue of Ireland, paid into the exchequer, had been sold, the chief item being the amounted to 7,856,1571.; arising from ba- manor of Great Berkhampstead to the truslance in the exchequer at the beginning of tees of Lord Brownlow for 144,540l.; and the year, 1,181,510l., customs 2,274,000l., other estates and parcels of land purchased excise 2,758,000l., stamps 573,0401., income to the amount of 151,7371., of which the tax 672,7801. (a decrease of 60,7031. from chief were the manors of Rialton and Re. 1861), post-office nothing, small branches of terth in Dorsetshire for 97.9201., and the revenue and miscellaneous receipts, repay. manor of The Brewers, in Somerset, for ment of advauces, 15,1521., imprest and 27,6ool. other monies, 382,1861. The expenditure, chiefly for interest on funded debt, grants, 6. DUCHY OF LANCASTER.—The receipts in &c., was 6,736,2821., and 1,120,3861, remained the year 1862 were 55,6821., arising from in the exchequer.

rents and profits of courts, royalties, &c.

Of the disbursements, 22,000l. were paid over 5. CORNWALL, DOCHY OF.-The revenue of to the Queen's use, 5,9911. in salaries, &c., thé Duchy of Cornwall for the year ending 1,8011. in charities and donations, and 19,802l. Dec. 31, 1862, was 80,8061., 23,8011. of which were in hand. The remainder is made up consisted of the balance in hand; 39,1651. by miscellaneous items. arose from the profits of courts, royalties of coal-mines, mines, quarries, sale of wood, 7. INCOME TAX. - In the year ending &c.; 16,217l. from the Consolidated Fund in April 5, 1862, the net amount of income tax, lieu of tin coinage duties, &c.; and 7,5921. which was then gd., in the pound, was as from dividends and interest on stock. The follows: expenditure was 80,33 21., of which 52,1301.

Schedule,

England. Scotland. Ireland. were paid to the treasurer of the Prince of

£.

£. Wales, 2,6571. in superannuations, charities, A 4,177,620

513,500 501,894 law charges, &c., 7,5831. for expenses of

B 524,398 46,513 36,667 management, 13,5001. for investments and с

1,047,895

42,725 outlay for the benefit of the estate, 4,4621. for

2,937,254

284,779

168,132 property tax allowed to tenants, for annui

626,615 37.545 44,566 ties, &c., and the balance 6,4741. remains in hands of bankers or agents. During the year

£9,313,782 £882,337 £793,984

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In Great Britain the number of persons 87,555.625l. derived from trades and charged under schedule D was 278,723 in the tessions; 29,083,200l. from public dividend year 1860-61, and rose to 285,457 in the year 6,134,256l. profits of public compania 1861-62; and the amount of income charged 20,071,240l. salaries and superannuations with tax under this schedule rose from officers; and 764,649l. from quarries, Ére 85,001,2651. to 89,013,4931. In Ireland the pensions, and annuities. In the year en income charged under schedule D. rose from ing with March, 1862, the amount of propa 4,604,2571. to 4.677,5681.; but the number of and profits assessed to income tax in ĞI persons charged fell from 17.721 10 17,602. Britain was 301,380,730l., being 13.08.** În Great Britain in the year 1861-62 135,262 per head of the population, taking this rersons were charged under schedule D on the same number as was enumerated at incomes between rool. and 1501. and 67 on census in April, 1861; in Ireland 21,638,993 incomes of 50,000l, and upwards; in Ireland or 3l. 145.71d. per head. The gross amor 8,304 on incomes between 1ool. and 150!. of the public revenue (excluding misc and two on incomes of 50,000l. and upwards. neous receipts) was in Great Britain al. 1 The annual value on which the tax was per head of the population (of 1&br) chargeable was 298,304,9871. ; of which 45. ofd. in the pound upon the income 55,005,1701. consisted of lands, tithes, sessed to income-tax; in Ireland, il. 31.6 manors, &c.; 57,761,7451. of house property; per head of the population, or 6s. 3* 5,515,6991. of mines and iron-works; the pound upon the income assessed to 19,908,4731. of gas, railway and canal pro- come-tax. perty; 16,554.9301. of farming property; 8. Account of the TOTAL INCOME of the REVENUE of INDIA and of t

PUBLIC EXPENDITURE in the Year ended April 30, 1862.
REVENUE.

EXPENDITURE.
Land revenue, including tributes

Repayments, Allowances, Reand contributions from Native

funds, and Drawbacks

341,5 States, Sayer and Miscella- £. Charges of Collection and Pay. neous, and Abkaree Revenues,

ments in realization of the &c. • 22,711,717 Revenue, including Cost of

1 Assessed Taxes

2,054,696
Salt and Opium

5,526,Customs

2,876,139 Allowances and Assignments Salt

4,563,081 under Treaties and EngageOpium 6,359,269

1,640,45 Stamps

1,693,2141 Allowances to District and Vil: Mint

380,735

lage Officers, &c. Post Office

402,135 Charges in India, including InElectric Telegraph

73,452 terest on Debt and the Value Jaw and Justice, and Police 511,513

of Stores received from EngMarine

155,723
land.

29,137,34 Public Works

588,858 Charges in England, excluding Miscellaneous, Civil

468,500

the Value of Stores supplied to Military

956,2191 India Interest

34,218 Guaranteed Interest on the Capi.

tal of Railway and other Com.

43,829,472 panies, in India and in Eng. Excess of Expenditure over In

land, deducting Net Traffic 50,628 Receipts

1,425,080 £43,880, 100

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The estimated revenue for the year ended charges, 2,517,9081.; guaranteed interest on April 30, 1863, was 45,105,700l.; and the the capital of railway and other companies, estimated expenditure 43,825,1041.

1,785,663l.; and for stores, &c., 1,612,6081. ; The receipts of the Home Treasury of the the bullion shipped to india amounted to Government of India for the same period 735.00zl.; minor items, with 5,733,711. were 18,924,0191., including 2,653,063.. ba balance in hand, make up the remainder. lance in hand, the principal items of which consisted of 4,995,3872. India stock and bonds 9. House DUTY.—The house duty in Engsold; of 8,615,15 instalments of capital land and Wales was levied in the financial from railway, canal, and irrigation compa- year ending April 5, 1862, on 519.991 houses, nies; 1,011,6661. repayment of advances; and and amounted to 813,3831. This tax is only 130,5377., the proceeds of the sale of the old levied on houses rated abore 20. per annum. East India House, the Military College at of the houses charged, 205,528 were under Addiscombe, and Haileybury College, with 30l.; only } were above 3,000l. The 13 some minor items, make up the remainder. were all in Middlesex; one was charged at The disbursements consist of the interest the value of 20,000l. a year. The number of on loans and stock, 2,056,0551.; bonds and inhabited houses at the census of 1861 was debentures paid off, 1,301,6001. ; military 13,745,463.

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10. TAXES IMPOSED, REPEALED, OR RE- 12. LOCAL TAXATION.--The annual ac. DUCED.-In 1862 the excise duty on hops was count of the county rates of England and repealed, estimated at 250,000l., and the cus- Wales shows that in 1862 they were assessed toms duty, estimated at 98,6711.; and certain on 73,975,9621. This amount increases year by stamps were reduced to the amount of 5,000l. year; four years before it was but 65,207,2861. Brewers' licences were increased to the esti- | The sum of 1,322,1561. was raised by county mated amount of 230,000l. ; victuallers' 11- and police rates in the year ending at cences and the duty on chicory by 2,0col.; Michaelmas last; the Treasury allowance and stamps, various, increased or imposed, was 239,4721.; other receipts amounted to to the amount of 20,500l. The taxes re- 276,2751. The expenditure on rural police moved amounting to 353,6711.; and those was 573,1741.; on gaols, 341,0521. ; on proadded to 252,500l.

secutions, 130,7091.; on conveyance of pri

soners and transports, 21,5941.; on shire 11. NATIONAL DEBT.-On March 31, 1862, halls, &c., 20,8051.; on lunatic asylums (inthe national debt amounted to 800,770,2381., cluding building), 107,6631.; on the mainof which 784,252,3381. were funded, and tenance of pauper lunatics, 35,567l.; on 16,517,900l. unfunded. On March 31, 1863, the county bridges, 54,6411.; clerks of the peace, funded debt was 783,306,739l., the unfunded | 45,6541.; coroners, 55,6431.; inspectors of 16,495,450l., and the total 799,802,1391. weights, &c., 9,8391.

II.-CURRENCY. 13. STATEMENT of the AFFAIRS of the BANK of ENGLAND from the

Weekly Returns of the undermentioned dates in 1862 and 1863.

ISSUE DEPARTMENT. DR.-Notes issued

Nov.12,'62. Feb. 11,'63. May 6. July 22. Sept. 23.
£.
£.
£.
£.

f. 29,171,995 27,820,225 28,940,765 28,418,020 29,299,475

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3,634,900 3,634,900 3,634,900 3,634,900 3,634,900 14,521,995 13,170,225 14,290, 76513,768, 020 14,649,475 29,171,995 27,820,225,28,940,765 28,418,020 29,299,475

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3,093,658 3,365,439 3,119,537) 3,303,461 3,726,845 6.928,047 6,952,808 7,241,739 5,386,948 8,291,491 14,738,147 13,596,356 13,122,087 14,675,625 12,859,580

780,715 613,404 603,014 627,307 761,706 40,093,567 39,081,007 38,639,37738,546,341 40,192,622 11,113,992 11,043,079 12,151,395 11,006,888 11,141,284 19,394,297 19,148,32717,470,207 19,871,886 19,722,525 8,717,750 7,989,175 8,166,780 6,814,715 8,545,450

867,528 900,426 850,995 852,852 783,363 40,093,567 39,081,00738,639,37738,546,341 40, 192,622

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CR.-Government Securities,

Other Securities
Notes.
Gold and Silver Coin

Total.

14. NOTE CIRCULATION of the United KINGDOM for the Months ending

at the following dates in 1862 and 1863.
Nov. 15, '62. Feb. 7, '63. May 2. July 25. Sept. 19.
£.
£.
£.
£.

£. Bank of England 21,007,975 20,157,633 20,769,160 21,415,839 20,970,780 Private Banks

3,386, 282 3,202, 284 3,312,873 3,078,167 3,024,000 Joint Stock Banks 2,970, 735 2,854,289 3,043,008

2,812,970

2,817,377 Scotland

4,409,845 3,992,097 3,950.780 4,165,679 4,104,276 Ireland 5,923,387 5,488,647 5,480,464 4,986,485

5,039,650 Total

37,698,224 35,694,950 36,556, 285 | 36,459,142 35,956,083

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15. Coinage.--In 1862 there were coined- But the real cost of the silver

Value.

159,948l. 28. 6d., and that of the brofize Gold. No.

£. 3. a. 203,3891. ; and in the year there were Sovereigns. 7,836,413 7.836,413 15 6 425,591 ounces of worn silver purchased at Half-Sovereigns None.

the nominal value of 135,000l., and recoide,

upon which there was a loss of 17,962l. s Silver. Florins.

504,000

59,400 0 0 Shillings 954,360 47,718 00

16. BOLLION.- In the year 1862 there is Sixpences 990,000 24,750 00 Fourpences.

imported and registered gold to the valued 4,158 69 6 o Threepences 1,160, 808

19,903,7941.and silver to the value

14,519 1 0 Twopences.

11,752,7721.; and there was exported in the 4,752

39 12 0 Pence

same year gold to the value of 16,011,967 7,920

33 0 o and silver to the value of 13,314,2281. Ise Three-halfpenny pieces

greatest quantity of gold imported to 319,774 1,998 11 10

from the United States, 9-731,4341.; and the Total silver. 3,945,572 148,518 u 10 the greatest amount received was fra

next from Australia, 6,704,7531. ; of silve: Bronze.

Mexico and South America, 6,242,008%; Pence .50,534,400 210,5600 o the exports, the greatest amount of gok Halfpence. .51,107,200 127,306 13 4 6,356,200l., was exported to France; and 1 Farthings . .14,336,000 14,933 6 8 silver, 10,710,2001., to Egypt, chiefly intende

for China and the East Indies, Total bronze 115,977,600 352,800 O o

III.-TRADE. 17. IMPORTS and CONSUMPTION of the PRINCIPAL ARTICLES of FOREIGS and COLONIAL MERCHANDISE into the United Kingdom in the Year ended December 31, 1862, with the CONSUMPTION of ARTICLES paying Duty. ARTICLES FREE OF DUTY,

Computed Imported.

Real Value,

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Animals, Living :-Oxen, Bulls, and Cows number

Calves;
Sheep and Lambs

Swine and Hogs
Ashes, Pearl and Pot

cwts. Bark for Tanners' or Dyers' use

Peruvian
Bones (whtther burnt or not, or as Animal
Charcoal)

tons Brimstone

cwts. Bristles.

lbs. Caoutchouc

cwts. Clocks and Watches :-Ciocks :

number
Watches
Cotton, Raw:-From United States

cwis.
Brazil
Egypt
British East Indies
Other countries

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Cotton Manufactures
Cream of Tartar
Dyes and Dyeing Stuffs :- Brazil Wood

Cochineal
Indigo
Logwood
Madder and Madder Root
Garancine
Shumac
Terra Japonica
Cutch
Valonia :

tons cwts.

899,738
36, 340

2, 742
22,760
69,589
41,257
299,873
38,311
13,819
I1,686

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Elephauts' Teeth

cwts. 1. Flax (dressed and undressed), and Tow or

Codilla of Flax
Fruit:-Lemons and Oranges

bushels Guano

tons Gum Shellac

cwts.
Gutta Percha.
Hair :-Goats' Hair or Wool

lbs.
Manufactures of Hair and of Goats'
Wool

value £.
Hemp (dressed and undressed), and Tow or
Codilla of Hemp.

cwts. Jute and other vegetable substances of

the nature of Hemp Hides, Untanned :-Dry .

Wet
Tanned, Tawed, Curried, or Dressed (ex-
cept Russia Hides)

lbs.
Leather Manufactures :- Boots, Shoes, and Go-
Joshes of all kinds

pairs
Boot Fronts.

Gloves
Metals:--Copper Ore

tons
Copper Regulus
Copper, unwrought and part wrought

cwts.
Iron, in Bars, unwrought

tons
Steel, unwrought
Lead, Pig and Sheet
Spelter or Zinc
Tin, in Blocks, Ingots, Bars, or Slabs
Silver Ore

value £. Oil:--Train, Blubber, and Spermaceii

tuns Palm

cwts.

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547, 747 460,536 457,824

508,919 1,014,981 1,724,310 1,211,306

Cocoa Nut

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829,192

336,978

606,972 6,876,720

82,054 35,388 268,666 49,662

5,050 23,693 23,709 87,873 331,564

18,264 865,890 170,485 21,095 II, 201 66,632 101, 156 1,354,636 1,345,694

187,640

226,470 1,037,371

703,909 235,235, 360

530,090 1,161,352

23,942 3,919,189 443,248 794,318

168,974 1,088,472

189,309 10,295,268

28,142
104,779
1,475,715

793,209
88,111

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Olive
Seed Oil of all kinds
Oil of Turpentine .

cwts. Oil Seed Cakes

tons Potatoes

cwts. Provisions :- Bacon and Hams

Beef, Salt
Pork, Salt
Butter
Cheese
Eggs

number
Lard

cwts. Quicksilver

lbs. Rags, &c., for making Paper

tons Rice, not in the Husk

CWIS.
Saltpetre

Cubic Nitre :
Seeds :-Clover
Flaxseed and Linseed

qrs.
Rape
Silk :-Raw

lbs. Waste, Knubs, and Husks

cwts. Thrown

lbs. Silk Manufactures of Europe :-Proad Stuffs

Ribbons

I'lush for making Hats :
Silk Manufactures of India:Bandannas, Corahs,

Choppas, Tussore Cloths, Romals, and Taffaties pieces
Spices : -Cinnamon

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2,400,069

768,515 540, 353

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9,824,148

9

100, 249 3,768,553 2,080,626

123,354

lbs. Ginger.

cwts. Nutmegs

lbs. Pimento

cwts. Tallow.

199,422 867,622

18,968 511,023

30,050 1,103, 247

2,508,319 L

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