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Public Revenue and Expenditure from 1822 to 1850; showing the Total Revenue in

each year, deducting Drawbacks and Repayments; the Charges of Collection, and other Payments out of the Revenue, in its progress to the Exchequer; the Charge of the Public Debt, Funded and Unfunded; the amount of all other Expenditure; and

the Total Expenditure for each year. The Surplus of Revenue or of Expenditure is ; also given for each year—the years marked s show a surplus, those marked d a defi

ciency—the amounts are stated below.

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£ 18225 59,823,834 5,688,091 31,343,551 2,041,449 13,900,437 2,105,797 55,079,316 1823 59,498,157 5,742,593 29,978,454 2,140,806 14,329,471 2,006,086 54,197,410 1824s 59,829,691 5,413, 161 30,166,421 2,770,336 15,142,152 2,419,149 55,941,519 1825s 57,945,105 5,597,431 29,197,187 2,889,412 14,995,837 2,216,082 54,895,949 1826d 55,628,793 5,387,385 29,228,967 2,383,976 16,707,602 2,566,783 56,274,713 1827d 55,510,145 5,268,487 29,417,543 2,581,730 16,205,812 2,863,248 56,336,820 1828s 57,391,235 5,286,592 29,309,052 2,337,497 15,198,981 2,012,116 54,144,241 18298 55,934,963 5,148,281 29,155,611 2,252,999 15,180,861 2,485,661 54,223,413 1830s 54,932,290 4,875,674 29,118,359 2,150,299 13,914,677 1,950,108 52,018,617 1831d 51,012,607 4,588,167 28,341,416 1,548,773 14,379,096 2,854,013 51,711,465 1832 51,523,087 4,531,332 28,323,752 1,818,297 13,805,026 2,396,921 50,908,328 1833s 50,679,397 4,408,071 28,522,507 1,963,473 12,205,105 2,007,158 49,166,314 1834s 50,331,271 4,321,415 28,504,096 2,270,153 12,066,057 2,061,395 49,223,116 1835s 50,408,579 4,364,916 28,514,610 | 2,106,280 11,657,486 2,144,346 48,787,638 1836s 52,949,397 4,246,743 29,243,599 2,936,685 12,112,968 2,279,310 50,819,305 1837d 50,663,353 4,188,159 29,489,571 2,411,456 12,716,897 2,513,030 51,319,113 1838d 51,375,520 4,042,061 29,260,238 2,405,159 13,220,750 2,792,540 51,720,745 1939d 51,927,495 4,082,596 29,454,062 2,410,084 14,631,076 2,862,469 53,440,237 1840d 51,850,083 4,282,517 29,81,718 2,433,526 14,822,667 2,523,625 53,444,053 18418 52,363,949 4,279,589 29,450,145 2,568,143 15,239,781 2,927,660 54,465,318 1842d 51,214,33+ 4,278,70+ 29,428,120 2,398,262 16,159,030 2,959,757 55,223,873 18135 56,945,043 4,362,226 29,269,160 2,389,89€ 14,655,273 4,525,186 55,501,739 18445 58,459,750 4,455,997 30,495,459 2,694,012 14,366,209 3,091,968 55,103,645 1845s 57,690,704 4,630,350 28,253,872 2,598,524 15,664,169 2,7-26,147 53,873,062 18468 58,429,333 4,639,195 28,077,987 2,736,807 16,864,697 3,264,339 55,583,025 1847d 56,273,730 4,727,465 28,141,531 2,713,514 18,502,147 5,145,756 59,230,413 18480 58,194,317 4,803,600 28,563,517 2,783,834 18,745,695 4,092,090 58,990,736 1849$ 57,578,785 4,627,036 28,323,961 2,794,893 15,823,537 3,911,232 55,480,659 1850s 57,517,341 | 4,706,661 28,091,590 2,864,460 115,392,914 3,882,880 54,938,535

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£ 4,744,518 4,300,7-17 3,888,172 3,049, 156

£ 655,760

315,226 1,512,792 1,593,971 2,101,369 3,979,539

615,920
826,675

1822 1823 18:24 1825 1826 1827 18:28 1829 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836

3,246,994
1,711,550
2,913,673

1837
1838
1839
1840
1841
1842
18-13
1844
1845
18-16
1817
1848
1349
1850

1,413,301
3,356,105
3,817,642
2,846,308

693,858

2,956,683

790,419

614,759
1,513,083
1,608,155
1,620,941
2,130,092

2,098,126
2,579,906

Net Receipt of the Duties of Excise in the years 1844 to 1850. 1844.7 1845. I 1846.9 1847.11 1848.1 1849.

1850,** Game Certificates (Ireland)* £11,575 10,973 9,202

8,231 11,167 9,062 9,670 Hops (Ireland exempt)

244,322 257,447 286,265 448,403 392,381 205,936 307,077 Licences 1,035,690 1,069,338 1,086,156

1,091,563 1,103,435 1,107,890 1,130,175 Malt

4,752,296 4,915,004 5,084,650 4,456,739 5,225,071 4,964,066 5,391,322 Paper

669,906 758,982 791,991 762,172 745,795 810,554 852,996 Post-Horse Duty

163,162 169,852 172,621 161,117 146,012 144,194 142,027 Ditto-Licences

4,581 6,765 7,211 6,833 6,593 6,801

7,983 Soap (Ireland exempt)

927,726 963,506 965,040 896,647 990,512 1,026,080 1,065,571 Spirits.

5,241,457 5,759,043

5,949,151 5,235,490 5,455,475 5,757,336 5,909,383 Sugar

6,961 3,270 3,073

169 Railways

61,948

232,270 235,475 251,215 Stage Carriages.

83,224 196,874 188,785 195,580 Hackney ditto

21,643 70,409 73,234 79,208
Auctions.

305,340 82,718
Bricks

439,975 561,867 638,422 681,329 455,845 456,452
Glass

647,673 62,936
Vinegar

239
Total.... £14,450,903 | £14,621,701 £14,993,782 £13,907,508 £15,031,839 £14,985,865 £15,342,207
* Game Certificates in England and Scotland are classed with assessed taxes.

+ Flint Glass, d'uty reduced 5th July from 2d. to 4d. per lb.-Vinegar, duty repealed 4th July. Post Horse Licences Ireland 21. 28. and ls. in the pound trans-
ferred from Stamps, August 6.

# Auction Duty repealed April 8.-Auctioneers' Licences increased from 51. 58. to 101.-Glass Duty and Licences repealed April 5.-Sugar Duty reduced from
24s. per cwt. and 5 per cent. to 14s. per cwt. April 2.- Spirits from the Channel Islands into England, 9s. per gallon ; Scotland, 4s. 10d.; Ireland, 3s. 10d.; from
Customs, July 3.

(hemists, &c. using Stills in England to take out Licences at 10s. per annum, from August 26.
li Duties on Railway Passengers, 5 per cent.; Stage Carriages, 14d. per mile; Hackney Carriages, 10s. per week; Stage Carriage Licences, 31. 3s. per annum
Supplementary Licences, 5s. each; Hackney Carriage Licences, 51. each; transferred from Stamps, Sept. 5.

| Additional Licence for retailing Foreign Liqueurs from October 10, 21. 2s. ** Brick Duty repealed March 16.–Sugar Duty reduced to 118. per cwt, August 14,

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NET RECEIPT of the Duties of STAMPS in the Years 1844 to 1850. 1844.*

1846. 1845.7 1847.

1850.

1849. Deeds and other Instruments £1,802,820 2,123,071 1,962,100 1,964,639 1,754,882 1,738,437 1,553,347 Probates of Wills, &c......

933,689 1,004,718 964,600 1,051,933 943,525 1,013,274 940,720 Bills of Exchange.

565,518 608,727 619,746 617,894 524,539 522,506 528,990 Bankers' Notes and Composition

for Bankers' Bills and Notes 124,401 73,646 75,610 73,139 53,485 54,296 63,356 Receipts

176,581 181,392 184,369 191,970 185,283 206,326 169,570 Marine Insurances

192,725 146,146 150,027 180,480 163,632 158,563 162,769 Licences and Certificates

231,915 233,404 232,326 211,601 209,120 206,953 203,413 Newspapers and Supplements 280,692 320,424 338,861 336,422 353,011 348,206 350,418 Medicine

27,087 28,943 30,600 28,927 29,222 37,602 23,739 Legacies ...

1,245,155 1,324,174 1,245,903 1,312,340 1,214,085 1,355,350 1,307.486 Fire Insurances.

1,003,766 1,032,189 1,056,422 1,077,011 1,064,189 1,080,972 1,104,853 Gold and Silver Plate

71,882 80,249 83,619 72,291 53,832 55,054 60,459 Cards and Dice. 9,555 8,950 9,111

8,529

12,221 11,214 11,812 Advertisements.

135,049 157,272 159,963 162,739 157,721 163,211 168,162 Stage Carriages..

407,945 431,370 440,818 272,982 Hackney Carriages

60,081 65,933 69,693 46,095
Law, Equity, Exchequer, and
Chancery Fund...
57,114 49,080 49,967 60,651

64,130 60,591 56,811
Total.. £7,326,975 (£7,869,688 | £7,673,735 £7,669,643 £6,782,877 £7,012,555 £6,705,905
Duty on Marine Insurances and Assignments reduced from 20s. to 2s. 6d.; and Proxies or Powers of Attorney for voting at Joint-Stock Meetings reduced from 30s. to
28. 6d., June 6.

Duty of 58. on Bonds for drawback on goods exported, repealed June 9. Duty of 5 per cent. on sums for conveyance of passengers by Parliamentarm
Trains, repealed Aug. 9.
Irelticensed

Auctioneers not required to take out a separate licence to sell plate, May 8. Appraisers' Licences increased from 108. to 21. Duty of 58. on Copy of Deed in
Ireland repeaied, and a new duty of 38. on Search, and 10s.on Officer's Certificate imposed, August 4.

c Burgesser admission into any corporation in Scotland reduced from 11. or 31. to 5s., May 14th. Stamp duty repealed on Bonds or Warrants of Attorney by High Constables
or Collectors of Grand Jury Cess in Ireland.

Collection of Stage and Hackney Carriage Duties transferred to Excise, Sept. 5.

Allowance to Assay Offices reduced to il. per cent.; Discount on Medicine Stamps to 5l. per cent.; Discount on Receipt Stamps reduced to 11. 108. per cent.; Discount on Deeds or other Stamps limited to 11. 108. per cent. on Stamps under 101., Oct. 10.

1. Stamps on Agreements, Bonds, Conveyances, Leases, Mortgages, Settlements, Warrants of Attorney, and a few other legal instruments, reduced Oct. 10. Discount on Receipt Scamps increased to 71. 108. per cent., Oct. 10.

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The NET PRODUCE of the Revenue in Ireland for the year ending January 5, 1851, was --Customs, 1,827,2891. ; Excise, 1,312,123l. ; Stamps, 462,6921. ; Post Office, nothing, the income having fallen short of the expenditure by 43,6471., which was made good by the Post Office of Great Britain; Miscellaneous, 492,5491. ;-- Total, 4,094,6531. The total Expenditure in the same period was 4,499,7521.

DUCHY OF LANCASTER.—The total income for the year ending Michaelmas 1850, amounted to 37,1241. The items consist chiefly of. rents for lands or manorial rights and privileges. The chief items of expenditure are for salaries and allowances to the officers of the duchy (including law-officers), 7,345l. ; to receivers and agents for collection of rents, 1951. ; to stewards and bailiffs, &c., 381l. ; retired allowances, 848l. ; donations and charities, 1,250l. ; law charges, 1,5191.; surveys, repairs, and improvements, 1,5571.; labourers' wages, rents, insurances, audit expenses, stationery, &c., 3,7721.; purchase of stock, 1,6731. ; payment to her Majesty's Privy Purse, 12,0001.

DucHY OF CORNWALL.--The total income for the year 1850 was 60,0521. The payment to the Prince of Wales's use was 38,6751.; the salaries and retired allowances to officers were 8,7521.

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PROPERTY AND INCOME Tax.—The amount of property assessed under schedule A at the following periods, was:-

England and Wales. Scotland. 1814 and 1815..

£53,495,375 £6,642,955 1842

85,802,734 9,481,763 1845

88,724,252 9,734,546 1848

94,538,472 10,714,423 Under schedules D and E there were, in the year ending April 5, 1849, the following persons assessed :Under £150 a year

D. 35,799 E. 22,186 Above £150 and under £200 38 902

8,667 200 300 28,974

9,144 300 400 14,162

4,026 400 500 6,896

2,069 500

600
5,010

1,091
600
700 2,870

626 700 800 1,852

437 800

900
1,549

278
900
1,000
775

189 1,000 1,500

984 1,500 2,000

247 1,000

2,000 4,659
2,000
3,000 1,282

194 3,000

4,000
622

43 4,000

5,000
327

26
5,000
10,000
617

67
10,000
20,000

215
20,000
50,000

96
50,000 and above

19 The amount collected under schedule A was 2,656,7961.; under schedule D 1,529,398l.; under schedule E 348,4591. The total amount was 5,605,5321.

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Window Duty.--The amount of duty received from this source in the year ended April 5, 1850, was 1,832,6841. The number of houses charged was 489,034.

II.--Currency. STATEMENT of the AFFAIRS of the BANK of ENGLAND, from the

Weekly Returns of the undermentioned dates in 1850 and 1851.

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Total..

29,424,840 27,762,083 26,705,095 27,450,155 28,458,270 BANKING DEPARTMENT. DR.- Proprietors' Capital .. 14,553,000 14,553,000 14,553,000 14,553,000 14,553,000 Rest..

3,111,393 3,273,872 3,139,966 | 3,192,194 3,147,472 Public Deposits

6,594,381 7,617,014 6,017,417 4,319,348 5,396,169 Other Deposits.

9,932,226 9,497,519 8,921,477 10,440,830 10,339, 401 Seven Day and other Bills 1,379,907 1,062,436 1,077,668 1,175,054 1,268,108

Total......... 35,570,907 | 36,003,841 33,709,528 33,680,426 34,704,150 CR.-Government Securities 14,228,901 14,145,696 13,590,988 13,464,021 18,241,768 Other Securities

11,038,486 12,135,618 11,887,695 12,389,725 13,083,883 Notes

9,703,145 9, 049,07 7,579,520 7,259,180 7,782,265 Gold and Silver Coin .. 600,375 673, 5

651,325 565,500 596,234

Total........

35,570,907 36,003,841 / 33,709,528 33,680,426 34,704,150

NOTE CIRCULATION of the UNITED KINGDOM for the Months ending at

the following dates 1850 and 1851.

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| Mint.-In 1850, 150,0001. was advanced from the Consolidated Fund for the purchase of worn silver coin for re-coinage. The amount paid into the Bank in repayment of the advance was 120,0001.

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