The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command in the Session 1847, Arranged in Volumes

The Sessional Papers Printed by Order of the House of Lords, or Presented by Royal Command in the Session 1847, Arranged in Volumes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...which, either from their importance or from the nature of the information they embrace, call for special notice from those, the information contained in which Sierra LEONE, is either of such minor importance, or of itself so clear and explicit, as not to require any further explanatory remarks. Amongst the former will be enumerated the returns proper to--1. Taxes. 2. Revenue and Expenditure (actual and comparative). 3. Public Works. 4. Legislation. 5. Population. 6. Education. 7. Imports and Exports. 8. Agriculture. 9. Gaols and Prisons. And the remaining returns in the Blue Book will receive such cursory remarks as the nature of their information may seem to require. 1. Taxes and Duties. The only alteration in this return has been the re-enactment of the Additional Duty Ordinance on the 12th September, 1846, and which, instead of being annual, as when first enacted, is now a permanent law, until circumstances shall arise which may call for its being either amended or wholly repealed. 2. Revenue and Expenditure (Actual and Comparative'). . s. d. The gross revenue of the colony for the year ending the 31st December, 1846, amounts to 27,614 18 11 And the gross expenditure to.., 23,679 14 2J Showing an apparent surplus of gross re-venue over gross expenditure of.. 3,935 4 8 J The net revenue, however, after deducting repayment of the loan of 1844-45 to the Commissariat (item 4, page 24), and which was included as a component part of the revenue for 1845; receipts in aid of revenue (item 5, page 26); receipts into military chest, on account of the Liberated African Department (item 9, page 28); and de-posit share of revenue seizure, on account of Colonel George Macdonald (item 16, page 24), will amount to only.. 14,505 14 7 And the net...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 263g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965493
  • 9781236965493