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had been disbursed, and there remained in the treasury 569,717 dollars, 83 cents, 6 per cent. Stock: 335,104 dollars and 74 cents, funded 3 per cent. Stock of the United States: 4919 dollars and 13 cents, of the emission of bills of credit, made by an act of congress of the 18th of March 1780; and 76,587 dollars and 19 cents, specie. The appropriations were as follows:

Balance of cash in the treasury,

Dolls. cts. 76,587 19

Deduct appropriations due to the 1st of

November 1815, and remaining un

paid. For the payment of the civil list, 2,965 26 For the payment of the judiciary, 10,005 35 For half-pay due to officers and soldiers, 6,209 68 For the payment of the journal of ac. counts,

3,891 39 For Indian annuities,

343 33 For the armourers of the Eastern and Western shores,

395 75 For the adjutant-general and brigade inspectors,

1,169 16 For the redemption of the bills of ex

change, drawn in virtue of an act of November session, 1779,

3,865 37 For the redemption of the certificates is.

sued in virtue of the above recited act, 207 49 For colleges, academies, and schools, 4,800 0 For the equipment of the quota of mi

litia of this state, per resolution of June session, 1812,

6,839 96 For the purpose of furnishing and repairing the government-house,

988 68

cts.

Dolls. For the purchase of arms, ordnance, and

military stores, &c. per resolution of May session, 1813,

28,167 84 For payment of the accountants of militia claims,

300 For the purchase of arms and accoutrements, per act of November session,

15,000 0 For interest on money loaned,

7,287 83

1808,

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The journal of accounts of the present session, sày, 15,999 90

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Part of the civil list, payable on the 1st day of No

vember 1815, for the payment of which no appropriation was made by the legislature, at their last session,

6,166 10

Deficient,

57,166

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Civil List.
Governor's salary,
Five counsellors, each
Six chief judges of the judicial districts,
Twelve associate judges,
Chief judge of Baltimore county,
Chancellor,
Treasurer of the western shore,

of the eastern, Adjutant-general, Members of the legislature,

1000 pounds Sterling.

200
2200 dollars.
1400

525
1275
750
168
500

4 per day.

Abstract of Valuation of Lands, Dwelling. houses, and Slaves, within each County of the State of Maryland, as made

under the Act of Congress, of July 22, 1813, showing also the Quota of each County, of the direct Tax, as imposed by the Act of the 2d of August 1813, and the Rate necessary for raising the same.

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3013,868 1,548
32..,694 1,650
287,130

1,308
164,743 1,192
222,253 1,277
190,8241 1,315
177,073 1,089
196,0711 1,464
236,669) 1,599

3,4811 7,221
533,808 2,969
406.997 1,512
286,694 1,003
252,575 454
215,759 753
119,998
308,723 1,245
515,290 4,287
266,135 2,219
454,423

2,673,216
2,5 11,007
1,141,731
3,142,920
3,106,404
1,107,119
2,811,316
3,117,868
3,266,320
19,997,035
9,816,264
5,578,101
4,693,730
1,088,387
1,135,462
1,149,196
5,127,275
19,134,738
14,160,359
1,215,140

7,370 1,368,46+ 4,036,680 13 8 5,540 00
4,069 438,028 2.979,035 16 8 4,910 001
4,3801 246,834 1,388 5651

39 7

5,510 00
4,397 623,685 4,006,605

10 25

4,140 001
5,333 587,058 3,688,4 -2 15 33 5,630 000
457)
150 815 1,258,934 18

2,250 001
3,625 526,934 3,3365,300 12

4,713 94
2,052 217,299 3,335,167 17 9 5.950 00
3,255 494,150 3,650,450 14 7 5,350 000
3,480 534,710 20,531,745 15 7
5,677 785,943 10,602,207

48,670 001

15
8,844 1,476,039 7,054,140

9,810 00
9,839 1,417,569 6,111,349 12 6

7,690 00
5,650 496,281 1,584,663 15

2,410 00
5,303 817,138 1,952,600 20 3 5,950 00
9,400 975,403 2,121,599 31 8 6,740 00
6,348 1,230,830 6,658,105

7 5,110 00
6,368 1,356,988 20,491,726 6 925' 14,170 00
2,9011 661,032 14,821,391

7,370 001 634 129,585 1,344,725 16

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2,210 OC

25

7.

8.

15,4-5,360 1,350 5,486,7101

106,490,638 97,478|14,525,845 121,016,583

12

53

151,623 941

Military Force.-The militia is embodied by the governor, with the advice and consent of the council. In 1814 the number was 11,410. The amount of claims for pay and rations of militia called into service, in the course of the summer 1813, exceeded 106,000 dollars. Nearly 170,000 were in that year appropriated for the purchase of arms and military stores.

Religion. The different sects in this state are Roman Catholics, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, German Calvinists, Lutherans, Friends, Baptists, Menonists, Methodists, Swedenborgians, and Nicolists, or New Quakers. In 1811 the number of Episcopalian churches was thirty, of clergymen thirty-five. The Presbyterians have nearly the same number of both ; but the most numerous sect are the Roman Catholics, of whom there are more in this than in all the other states. Of the bishop it has been remarked, that he does not assume the title of lordship, or father in God, but simply that of doctor or bishop. The clergymen are supported by voluntary subscription. * According to the report of the general convention of Baptists, held at Philadelphia, in May 1817, the number of their churches was 33, members 570.

Every person appointed to any office, besides the oath of allegiance, is obliged to make a declaration of belief in the Christian religion ; but, by the second article of amendment, Quakers, Menonists,

Before the Revolution the reclor received forty pounds of Lobacco, or nearly one half of the capitation tax; and was paid in proportion to the number of taxable inhabitants.

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Dunkers or Nicolists, or New Quakers, who are conscientiously averse to taking an oath, are qualified for office, on making affirmation; and this substitution is also allowed, when the parties appear as witnesses in a court of justice.

Slaves are treated in the same manner as in Vir. ginia. The annual importation into these two states, before the revolution, was about 4000; 1300 were owned by one planter. Each slave generally raised 1000 pounds, or 6000 plants of tobacco, with some barrels of corn, * and had a weekly allowance, a peck of corn, with the necessary portion of salt.

Education. The legislature has lately granted considerable funds for the encouragement of educa. tion. In 1811 25,000 dollars a-year were appropriated to the support of common schools, which are established in every county; and the incorporated banks are also bound to contribute for their advantage. Those of the city of Baltimore, and that at Hagarstown, are to pay the sum of 20,000 dollars annually, in proportion to their capitals, for the use of county schools, during the extension of their charters from 1813.

Washington College, at Chestertown, in Kent county, was founded in 1782, and placed under the direction of twenty-four visitors, or governors, who have power to fill up vacancies, and to hold estates, of which the yearly value shall not exceed 6000 dollars current money. In 1787 a permanent annual

# Dougas's Summary. Article Maryland.

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