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Municip.
First..
Second
Third..

Funded debt. $492,300 00 1,749,660 00

636,480 00

Floating debt, Total.
$664,256 80 $1,156,556 80
1,011,650 98 2,761,310 98

263,705 37 900,185 37

Cash assets. Net debt. $114,564 37 $1,041,992 43 463,262 32 2,298,048 66

900,185 37

$2,878,440 00 $1,939,613 15 $4,818,053 15 $577,826 69 $4,240,226 46 The total liabilities of the city, exclusive of means directly available for payment,

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$54,439,633 $3,935,410 $9,753,995 $69,266,068 Dividing the aggregate debt between the several Municipalities in proportion to their real estate, the following table will show the per centage on real estate in each Municipality, necessary to liquidate the debt-and it shows, also, upon the basis of the white population, the per capitum indebtedness of each Municipality :Municipal Proportion of

Value of Per White Per capiDebt proper. old city debt, Total.

centage, populat'n. tum lax, Firsi...... $1,011,992 $737,850 $1,779,842 $17,449,300 $10.20. 33,561 $53.01

2,298,048 1,276,836 3,574,884 30,192,710 11.87 45,947 77.48

900,185 287,314 1,187,499 6,794,623 17.47 19,890 59.70

ities.

real estate.

Second....
Third .....

$4,240,225 $2,302,000 $6,542,225 $54,439,633 $11.92 99,298 $65.884 The per centage of tax necessary to pay this debt, it will be seen, is, on the basis of real estate, 11.92; if the whole assessed property be taken, the per centage would be 9.44.

In the tables following are shown the expenses of the city government, as estimated for the year 1852, independent of any payment on account of the principal or interest of the debt: EXPENSES OF CITY GOVERNMENT, ESTIMATED FOR 1852. Salaries of Mayor

Lighting and Municipal Public

the MunicMunicipalities.

schools.
Police,

ipality. First..

$39,139 $54,000

$55,000 $32,200

50,000 94,000 100,000 45.000 Third...

17,046 18,580 19,260 7,240

officers.

Second......

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$211,376 $99,000 $1,225,369 In the annexed statement are shown the revenues of the city from other sources than direct taxation :

RECEIPTS OF THE MUNICIPALITIES OTHER THAN FROM DIRECT TAXATION.

Municipalities.
First ...
Second..
Third

Cabarets,

Levee coffee- Merchants, Ground Parish Public Markets. Ferry. dues. houses, etc, drays, etc. rent. jail schools. $112,000 $1,650 $70,000 $50,000 $30,000 $7,000 $5,600 $20,000 80,000 500 100,000 68,000 86,500 978

50,000 15,000 3,075 27,000 36,000 17,500 700 200 15,000

$217,000 $5,225 $197,000 $144,000 $134,000 $8,678 $5,800 $65,000 Total-First Municipality

$296,250 Second Municipality

355,978 Third Municipality..

114,475 Total......

$766,703 The alteration of the rate of the levee duties probably reduced the revenue from that source about $100,000 below what it would have been under the former rates, Expenditures other than for debt......

$1,225,369 Revenue other than from direct taxation..

766,703

Balance......

$458,666 This latter sum is, therefore, tu be raised by direct taxation on real and personal estate, on account of the ordinary expenses of the year.

It is suggested by the author of the pamphlet from which these tables and the principal facts here embodied are drawn, that the whole debt of the city shall be consolidated so that there shall be but one species of obligation, and that to be represented by the bonds of the city of New Orleans. The debt thus consolidated will present all the guaranties that the city and people can give of its solvency and punctuality, Let authority, then, be given in an amended charter, to issue the bonds of the city at from 30 to 50 years, for the purpose of taking up the present indebtedness. In consolidating the debt let there be three series of bonds, marked A, B, and C, designating the debt respectively of each Municipality—the designation being made simply to mark the origin of the debt, and point out the source whence the means for the payment of interest and principal are to be drawn. An annual estimate is to be made of the amount necessary to pay the interest, and create a sinking fund for the liquidation of the series marked A, and this sum is to be assessed on the real estate of the First Municipality. A similar assessment in the Second Municipality is to meet the bonds B, and in the Third to meet the bonds C. To secure punctuality, it is proposed to deprive the several councils, by a provision in the charter, of the power to act upon other matters until they have passed the necessary ordinance for the protection of this debt; and that the executive department be impelled by strict penal enactments to a faithful discharge of its part of the duty. Thus will direct responsibility be attached to those with whom the power lies, and care and promptitude fully secured,

VALUE OF PROPERTY IN THE PROVINCE ON NOVA SCOTIA, Under the department of the Merchants' Magazine for the present month, devoted to “Statistics of POPULATION," we have given from the official report from the Finan. cial Secretary's office, (politely forwarded to the editor by D. McCulloch, Secretary to the Board of Statistics,) a complete view of the census of Nova Scotia, taken in 1851. From the same official source we derive the subjoined tabular statement of the value of property, taxation, &c., for the Province in 1851:

VALUE OF PROPERTY AND ASSESSMENTS IN NOVA SCOTIA IN 1851.

for poor

for poor

Counties.
Halifax...
Lunenburg....
Queens....
Shelburne
Yarmouth
Digby...
Annapolis..
Kings..
Hants.
Cumberland...
Colchester....
Pictou
Sydney
Guysboro'
Inverness
Richmond..
Cape Breton
Victoria ....

Sum Sum

asses'd asses'd Highest Lowest Probable Assessed Assessed for for rate

rate value of real value of real val. of per'nal county poor estate. estate.

property. rates. rates, and county. & county. £1,893,887 £1,461,195 £1,134,912

0 0 1 414,830

£350 £377 £3 10 0 0 2 0 252,506

104,236 220 313 10 16 8 0 2 0 137,090

93 194 286,703 357,415 348,000 98 530 16 8 4 0 0 10 281,173 150,667 34,713 118 226 454,624 313,560 56,568 181 658 3 17 6 0 0 2 618,166 582,988 173,556 235 435 3 15 0 0 0 9 585,809

203,811 126 459 590,224 500,741 112,610 119 222 572,318

114,954 304 288 3 5 0 0 0 4 655,619

91,880 456
278,689
166,361

207 372 5 1 0 0 1 0 316,787 328,453 116,560 250

1 13 4 0 0 6 127,096

194 419,041

...

Total....... £8,050,923

CONDITION OF THE NORTH-WESTERN BANK OF VIRGINIA.

STATEMENT OF THE NORTH-WESTERN BANK OF VIRGINIA, INCLUDING

ITS BRANCHES OF WELLSBURG, PARKERSBURG AND JEFFERSONVILLE, 1851-52.

RESOURCES.

July 1, 1851. Jan. 1, 1852. April 1, 1852. Bills discounted......

July 1, 1852. $1,661,453 33 $1,749,855 88 $1,766,690 87 $1,702,358 69 St'k of North-Western Bk 33,600 00 27,000 00 65,400 00 61,500 00 Stock of Wheeling and

Belmont Bridge Co.... 20,000 00 20,000 00 20,000 00 20,000 00 Other stocks...

5,000 00 5,000 00 5,000 00 Unpaid instalments on stk subscribed..

300 00 200 00 100 00 Banking houses....

23,792 44 30,024 37 82,182 02 35,448 84 Other real estate.

26,870 13 10,440 00 10,440 00 10,590 00 Due by other banks.. 285,648 38 161,272 81 178,102 62 312,325 57 Notes of other b’ks, checks and certificates of dep..

91,706 09 77,044 79 60,215 59 102,078 49 Coin....

356,773 26 321,492 65 348,824 43 376,594 14 Expense account.

7,875 70 7,639 93 3,787 05 9,865 96 In transit between bank and branches...

2,010 76 13,421 45

Total .

$2,510,080 09 $2,423,391 88 $2,490,742 58 $2,635,520 69

Capital stock.....
Circulation of bank and

branches..
Due Depositors..
Due other banks..
Discount account.
Exchange and collection

account..
Rent account..
Contingent fund.
In transit between bank

and branches...

LIABILITIES.
July 1, 1851. Jan. 1. 1852.

April 1, 1852, July 1, 1852.
$792,100 00 $792,100 00 $192,100 00 $794,100 00
1,336,088 00 1,320,604 00 1,397,453 00 1,432,272 00
239,291 68 187,846 23 175,125 64 236,386 67
36,617 24 29,873 65 39,866 98 49,294 14
36,502 07 52,796 54 23,610 31 49,017 25

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Total .....

$2,510,030 09 $2,423,391 89 $2,490,742 58 $2,635,520 69

EXPENDITURES OF THE UNITED STATES FROM 1789 TO 1851.

STATEMENT OF THE EXTENDITURES OF THE UNITED STATES FROM 1789 TO 1851, INCLUSIVE.

ANNUAL AVERAGE DURING EACH ADMINISTRATION.

Civil list,

foreign intercourse, Military Revolutionary and Indian Administration,

and miscellaneous. service. other pensions. department. Washington

$633,152 35 $1,105,503 34 $72,507 62 $27,251 72 John Adams

1,186,236 50 2,019,187 67 89,169 26 24,799 97 Jefferson..

2,049,057 69 1,334,528 63 77,346 85 141,150 00 Madison

1,899,201 40 11,287,490 44 96,707 27 260,608 01 Monroe

3,295,303 51 4,596,847 73 1,535,417 78 438,360 24 John Quincy Adams. 2,931,562 96 3,671,907 74 1,173,029 20 733,315 84 Jackson.

4,259,584 28 6,263,460 29 2,182,365 78 1,701,285 63 Van Buren.

7,193,858 70 10,648,054 49 2,643,633 10 3,678,234 91 Harrison and Tyler.. 5,528,600 62 5,884,750 96 1,659,603 98 1,387,210 04 Polk.,

6,17,532 96 20,122,220 46 1,767,815 22 1,163,564 56 Taylor and Fillmore 15,576,777 62 12,057,174 65 1,617,746 68 1,828,084 01

Expenditures,
Naval exclusive of public Public debt,

Total
Administration.
establishment. debt.

paid.

expenditure. Washington..

$106,768 29 $1,986,337 31 $4,511,619 61 $6,497,956 92 John Adams..

2,017,694 38 5,337,087 79 4,739,490 67 10,076,578 46 Jefferson..

1,535,665 33 5,137,598 58 8,148,299 81 13,285,898 39 Madison..

4,541,637 99 18,085,618 10 10,428,617 19 28,514,235 29 Monroe...

3,181,996 91 13,045,438 69 12,670,763 90 25,716,202 59 John Quincy Adams.. 3,862,662 55 12,625,480 82 11,325,883 35 23,951,364 17 Jackson

3,986,375 24 18,224,095 91 9,361,800 48 27,585,896 39 Van Buren

6,268,621 55 30,432,450 29 5,208,036 07 35,640,486 36 Harrison and Tyler

6,156,057 64 20,616,198 76 7,007,429 76 27,623,628 13 Polk....

7,504,468 18 33,777,221 61 7,189,315 12 40,966,536 73 Taylor and Fillmore.. 8,896,976 35 36,557,595 20 *15,265,451 63 51,823,846 20

RAISING MONEY BY PAWNBRONING IN IRELAND.
Pawbrokers' tickets issued in Limerick last

year
Amount lent.
In Dublin the amount lent was..
In Cork....
In Belfast.
In Waterford.

634,392 £85,690 560,492 192,795 125,740 85,690

* This includes the average annual amounts of $5,896,000, paid to Mexico under the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES. The following statement shows the revenues of the United States for the foar quarters of the fiscal year 1851 and 1852, ending June 30 :Mineral. Lands. Customs.

Total. September ...

$249,627 $581,892 $14,754,909 $12,586,428 December

34,289 585,243 9,601,500 10,228,639 March

31,860 624,355 12,109,761 12,765,976 June

44,873 247,947 10,854,146 11,146,966 Total year.....

$360,649 $2,044,037 $47,320,316 $49,728,009 Total 1850

1,847,218 1,359,394 39,668,686 43,375,798 This shows an increase in the items of regular revenue ; but the customs of the quarter show a decline of $596,001 from the corresponding quarter of last year, and the lands have declined half that amount. The expenditure of the government has, however, for the quarter been less, by nearly one-half, than that for the corresponding quarter last year.

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PRICES OF MANUFACTURING STOCK IN NEW ENGLAND. The following table, prepared by Joseph G. MARTIN, Stock and Exchange Brokers Boston, for the Evening Gazette, includes twenty of the most prominent stocks. It will be seen that all but two have declared dividends within the time embraced in the table, making the present value stand the amount of the dividend better in comparison with six months since :

February 25.

August 21, Last dividend.

Offered. Asked. Offered. Asked. Per et. Appleton...

675 700 880 895 3 June. Amoskeag..

965 910 1,010 1,015 4 August Atlantic Mills

600 650 840 850 Bay State Mills.

715 785 800 5 February. Boott Mills.....

800

950 980

3 May. Cocheco, (par 500)

475 475 500 506 4 July. Dwight

600 625

900

3 May. Great Falls, (par 200)

183

185 202 205 3 August Hamilton.

740

750 920 960 4 June. Laconia

650 700 900 950 4 August. Lancaster, (par 450).

300 325 350

375 3 July. Lawrence..

810 900 950

1,000 3* March. Massachusetts Mills 750 775 980 990

4 July. Merrimack...

1,130 1,140 1,240 1,250 5 May. Nashua, (par 500).

380

430

450 3 June. Stark 550 600 880

3 July. Suffolk. 675 700 960 1,010

4 August Thorndike

595
595

800

5* January, 1851. Tremont..

535

770 950

3 August. York.

750 840

900 940

3 May.

VALUE OF A MUTILATED BANK NOTE. A merchant of Pittsburg sued the Exchange Bank of that city for refusing to redeem a $5 note on the bank, of which one-fifth part had been cut out. It was contended on the part of the bank, that by cutting from several in the same manner, a new note may be formed, and the bank defrauded of the value of it. The judge before whom the case was tried, decided that the prosecutor was entitled to only four dollars, as the value of the note, and consequently rendered judgment in his favor to that amount.

• The Atlantic Mills have made no regular dividends since going into operation. They are now doing a good business, and having paid up previous losses, may d-clare à dividend in November next. The Lawrence Manufactruing Co. will

doubtless pay a dividend in September. The Thorndike Manufacturing Co. have made no dividend since January, 1851, but the prospect is somewhat favorable for one in January next.

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