Abstracts of the Papers Communicated to the Royal Society of London Volume 3

Abstracts of the Papers Communicated to the Royal Society of London Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...donors: The clear annual Income, therefore, which may for some time be expected, --without taking into consideration whatever may be received on account of the Admission Fees or Compositions of new Members, --may be considered as only 1400: and the probable annual amount of Ordinary Expenses as 2000b. Compositions and Purchases of Stock (Minutes of Council, Dec. 5, 1833). Compositions.--During the last twenty years, from November 30, 1813, to November 30, 1833, 463 Members have compounded for their Annual Contributions: -- . s. d. 257 at the original sum of = 27 6s., making an amount of... 7016 2 0 206 at the present sum of =640, making an amount of. 8240 0 0 so that, during this period, = 15,256 have been received on account of Compositions for life. Of this sum, only = 3915 have, during the same period, been invested in the purchase of Stock. There are at present 595 Members who have compounded for Annual Payments j of whom 403 compounded at the rate of = 27 6s., and 192 at that of = 40. Purchases of Stock (not including those on account of the Rumford or Donation Fund).--In 1813, the Funded Property of the Society, strictly so considered, was = 11,361 13s. id. Stock, in the Three per Cent. Reduced Annuities. Since that date, (viz. during the last twenty years, ) the following purchases have been made of the same kind of Stock: -- . s. d. . s. d. In 1820... 2882 17 8 Stock, purchased for 2000 0 0 1821... 755 9-0----1 570 7 4 1829... =61000 for = 870 19s. Id., ' of which one half was, a few months after, ..... sold again at = 459 7s. 6d., leaving only, 7 500 0 0 Stock, purchased for 1830... 1000 0 0 933 15 0 Stock, Nov. 30, 1833... 14,000 0 0 ' The average amount of...show more

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  • 9781236552860