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of the appro


annual appro

sum of

3. SKETCH OF THE PROBABLE RECEIPTS, In this sketch it is to be noted, that there COMPARED WITH THE PROBABLE EXPEN

is no discrimination as to the time when

the revenue accrued, and when it became DITURES OF 1816.

payable ; nor as to the system from which 1st. The gross annual re

the revenue was derived, whether upon ceipts at the treasury for

the war or the peace establishment; the the year 1816, as abuve

main object being to show the probable stated, is estimated at the

receipts at the treasury from the 1st of sum of

65,702,631 07 January to the 31st of December 1816, as

well as the probable expenditure during 2. The amount

the same period. priation for the


TOMS, FROM MARCH, 1815, TO JULY 1816, before stated,

BOTH MONTHS INCLUSIVE. is the sum of... 32,475,303 95

S. But it is computed that

Ist. the aggregate of duties received at

the Custom-houses of the united States, duthe demands

ring the above specified period, may be upon the trea

estimated at the sum of 28,271,133 -50 sury for 1816,

2d. The aggregate of the willexceed the

debeutures payable during amount of the

the same period may be

estimated at the sum of 2,624,421 66 priation (the

Leaving the product of excess to be

the Customs from March, provided for

1815, to July, 1816, both by law) by the

months inclusive, subject 6,270,395 29

only to the expences of 4. And charg

collection, at the sum of 25,646,721 84 ing the whole of the unsatis

1. The aggregate of the fied appropri

duties received at the Cus. ations of 1815

tom-houses of the United upon the funds

States, from March to accumulated

December, 1815, both in the treasury

months inclusive, amountduring the year

ed to the sum of

6,916,999, 76 1816, the

2d. The aggregate of amount may

the debentures payable dube estimated

ring the last mentioned 7,972,277 80

period amounted to the 46,717,977 08 sum of

794,857 35 Making the probable

Leaving the amount of mirplus of receipts beyond

duties for the last menthe probable demand on

tioned period, subject only the treasgry for 1816, the

to the expences of collec. sum of 38,934,653 09 tion, at the sum of

6,121,342 - 45

THIRD. 5. But deducting from

Ist. The aggregate of this surplus, the aniount

the duties received at all credited for loans and trea

the custom-houses of the fury notes as above stat

United States from Japuod, the sum of ....... 9,790,821 21

ary to July, 1816, both

months inclusive, may be The ultimate surplus of

stated at the sum of .......... 21,354,749 74 probable receipts, beyond

2d. The aggregate of the probable demands

the debentures payable upon the treasury for the

during the last mentioned year 1816, subject to the

period amounts to the sum disposal of Congress, may

of wübbottomiritectárowl. 1,829,564 25 be estimated at the sum of 29,189,83.1 88



Leaving the amount of

AMERICA: UNITED STATES, duties for the last men

Catholic ission prop tous, tiones period, subject only

The Catholic Missi-n into Kentucky, in to the expenses of collection, at the sum of

America, prospers in a wonderful manper.-19,525,879 41 The Bishop who conducts it arrived in 1810.

-In less thau four years he has built 27 A comparative view of the gross product churches, and formed 43 congregations. He of the customs in some of the principal proposes to build a cathedral. The Protesdistricts, (tinbracing all the districts pro- liauts themselves contribute to it. The Mis. ducing more than 400,000 dollars) from sionaries have penetrated among the Illinois, March, 1815, to July, 1816, both months and ascended the Missouri more than 200 inclusive.

leagues. 1. New York.. 9,926,188 30

Woods on fire, ertensively, 2. Philadelphia 5,095,206 65 Very extensive fires have taken place in the 3. Boston

3,579,130 77

woods, particularly in the district of Maine, 4. Baltimore.............

the county of Oxford, including the towns of

3,399,101 11 5. Charleston

Paris, Albany, Bethel, &c. New Hampshire

1,047,546, 73 6. New Orleans

has greatly suffered. Europeans cia have 732,023 13

little idea of such extensive districts on fire, 7. Savannah

521,287 58

carrying destruction 20 or 30 miles The 8. Norfolk

491,150 36

atmosphere was darkened at such a distance at sca, that several shipwrecks had taken

place on the coast ; two near Boston. National Begister:

Complaints, the Order of the Day. FOREIGN.

The people of America complaiu very loudly of commercial as well as agricul

tural distresses, to which Government anAFRICA: WEST. swers, that the “ administration cau

no Peace restored ; invaders returned home.

more control the state of Europe, than it The Ashantee army took its depar: can the elements.” Au extensive naval ture in Juve from the Fantee country, and depot in Chesapeake Bay is believed to be proceeded to the back Acra, where they on the eve of being carried into effect. In remained encamped. Cudjo Coomah, one the late war the bay was a most conveof the three fugitives of whom they had vient rendezvous to the English feet and come in pursuit, put an end to his existence,

army. to avoid falling into their hands. A se

Destruction of a Steam Boat. cond, named Quou Saffaroutchie, was

New York.-Just after the steam-boat Ene treacherously slain by his own people, and bis remains delivered over to the terprise bad left the landiug at Sullivan's Ashantee invaders. These two were ac

Island for town, with 50 or 60 passengers cused by the Ashantees of having occa

on board, in a severe thunder squall shie sioned a war of many years' duration.

was struck by lightwing, which descended The blacks around Cape Coast Castle had the chimney, and occasioned the bursting been reduced almost to a state of starva- of one of the boilers. Ten persons, who tion, but their distresses had been relieved

were below at the time, drying them by the humanity of the British officers and selves at the fire, were most dreadfully others, who raised a subscription to pur: ed in a severe shower.

scalded. They had previously been drench

Two of them, chase then the means of existence." By order of the Governor and Council at the Messrs. D. Tortes and J. Roberts, were Cape, 200 chests of corn had been pur

so severely scalded, that they died in a chased to supply the soldiers and blacks in few hours after. Two others, Messrs. Jolma the service of the Company,

Dobbs, of this city, and John Gribbens, of
Savanoah, were very materially injured ;

the former is supposed to be dangerous. Hopeful Crops, abundant harvest. Sis blacks were also more or less injured It is with much pleasure we report that the by this unfortunate accideut, some of two Canadas are likely to be an exception to the very badly. the general failure of the crops in Europe

AUSTRIA. and in America. The Agricultural Report of

Finances : Loan, Land Tar, the district of Montreal, given in the Quebec paper of the 12th September, gives a must The Emperor of Austria has issued letHaitering account of the crops ; the greater ters patent for the opening of a voluntary proportion of the abundaut barvest has been loan, at 5 per cent. interest, in order, says Mafely boused.

the preamble, “ to give greater extent to

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the measures for calling in the paper cur- Jians, whom no torments could divert from rency, and with particular regard to the the true faith, were' led out at the same situation of the public creditors, which we time, surrounded by executioners and iudesire to improve as far as the ability of struments of torture. All of them were the state will permit.”

then told they must abjure the Christian The new regulations for the land-tax in religion or undergo the puvishment of the Austria will soon be published. It will cord: Amount to 71 millions, instead of 51 mil

With heroic fortitude all refused to relious, its present amount.

nounce their Saviour, and died heroically

for the faith they professed. Luck; winner or loser, The abolitiou of the practice of selling, (5

EGYPT. tates by lottery has been under the considera

Present State: Governor. tion of the Council of Stale ;- but the abuse still subsists. The fine estate of Czernowitz ford the following details:-

Letters from Egypt, of a recent date, af. as lately gained by its evo proprietor; the has gained considerably by beiug under

:-“This country Baron de Zesney, in whose hands 26,000 tickets remained. The prize puinber was not

the government of the Pacha Amoud-Ali. The city of Alesandria is placed in a good

state of defence; the troops are well treated, Commemoration of the Mil Dead.

and there are more soldiers thau there is

occasion for.--Amoud-Ali is 48 years of It was a custom under the Austrian Gorernment to celebrate every year at Brussels a fusage: be was originally an adventurer, who neral service for the inilitary who had died in commanded a sınall pirate vessel, buil was the course of the year. His Majesty our au.

very successful: six hundred men gust Sovereign, by a decree of 3011 October, joined his standard, by whose assistance has restored this pious ceremony, and ordered lie obtained the dominion over Lower that the expenses shall be supported by the Egypt: his army is now greatly increased. Public Treasury.

He traffics in grain and provisions, exclu.

sively himself, and receives duties on all CHINA.

other kinds of merchandise. The Arabe Persecution of the Christians. are seen crowding around him to ask perRome, Oct. 1.-The allocution of the mission to cultivate the lands, and he has Pope at the late election of Cardinals, con made concessions to them. He receives all tains some curicus facis respecting the foreigners, and particularly the lireuch pud state of the Christiair Religiosi in China. | English, with great kindness. There is, It seems that the Jesuit Missionaries to thai in short, every reason to believe, that if this empire have recently undergone grievousPacia continues to govern Egypt, the persecutious. Gabriel Dufresne, a French country will flourish extremely." Blissionary, and Bishop of Tabraca and Vi.

FRANCE. car Apostolit of the Province of See.

OPENING OF THE SESSION, Paris, Noo, 4. Tchuen for 39 years, has been put to deatíı. Having beeu banislied by the Chinese Go

At one o'clock this day the King proceeded

in Siate to the Chamber of Deputies, and the veriment, impelled by religious fervor, he peers and Deputies being present in the costume teturned, but was soon discovered and put of their respective Houses, his Majesiy deliin irons. The Maudarius then suddenly vered from ihe Throne the following Speech : affected much kinduess, ordering his claius “GENTLEMEN-In opening this new Session, to be broken, and overwhelmed him with it is extremely agrceable to me to have to res

joice with you on the benefits which Divine caresses. But they had honey iu their Providence has deigned to bestow upon my mouths and poison in their hearts. They people and upon me. boldly desired him to abjure his religion : “Tranquillity reigns throughout the king on his side he spoke of the futility of the dom; the amicable dispositions of the Foreign Chinese rites, and extolled the Christian ties, guarantee to us peace without; and it

Sovereigns, and the exact observance of Trea. dognas. The perfidious Mandarius had senseless enterprise has for an instant calised concealed two persons behind the partition, alarm relative to our interior tranquillity, it who wrote down the Bishop's words. An has only served to elicit a further proof of the accusation was consequently dr:wn up, attachment of the nation, and of the fidelity of and the Bisliop was taken before the Vice-my, army.

« My personal happiness has been increased Roy, who being a sworn enemy to all by the union of one of my children (for you Christians, condemned him immediately to know my brother's are mine) with a young prindie. In an instant this respectable old man

cess, whose amiable qualities seconding the was stripped of his robes and led forth to attentions of the rest of my family, promise me

a happy old age, and will give, I trust, to France, the place of execution, where an immense

new pledges of prosperity, by conforming the drewd was assembled. Thirty-thres Christ- ordes of succession, the first bases of wais Hex

narchy, and without which no State can be in / in 1712, when Marshal Villars defeated safety. “To these blessings, it is true, there are an

Prince Eugene of Savoy, who commanded nexed real pains. The intemperance of the the Allies, a victory which established the seasons has delayed the harvest; my people tottering throne of Louis XIV.–The Duke suffer, and I suker more than they do, buil nf Wellington commanded the army which have the consolation of being able to inform performed the manæuvres executed by that you, that the evil is but temporary, and that of Marshal Villars, and the Russian Gethe produce will be sufficient for the consump-veral Count Woronzow had innder his tion.

« Great changes are unhappily still neces. command the troops which represented sary; I shall order to be laid before you a faith-those of Prince Eugene. Some Russian ful statement of the expenses that are indispen- regiments came from Maubeuge and the sable, and of the means for meeting them. The first of all is economy. I have already

neighbourhood to take part in these evomade it operative in all parts of the Adminis-lutions, which were executed with a pretration, and I labour without ceasing to make cision and rapidity that excited the admi. it still more so. Always united in sentiment and ration of crowds of spectators. It was intention, my family and myself will make the singular to see Russians, Danes, Saxous, same sacrifices this year as the last, and, for the English and Hanoverians mancuvring in for the good of ihe State and the honour of profound peace round the column erected the French name.

by order of Louis XIV. to commemorate “I continue with more activity than ever my the victory obtained by Marshal Villars at negociations with the Holy See, and I have the the beginning of the last century, and what confidence that their happy termination will re. store perfect peace to the Church of France.

was still more strange was, that the repreBut this is not all, and you will be of opinion sentation of this celebrated battle was exewith me, no doubt, that we ought not to re- cuted by warriors who were come from the store to Divine Worship that splendour which North of Europe to secure the pablic peace the piety of our fathers had bestowed upon it and tranquility of France. (that would unfortunately be impossible), but to ensure to the Ministers of our Holy Reli. gion, an independent income, which shall

The Weather in Paris, on Friday Nov. 15. place them in a condition to be able to follow the _“ This day, at one, during a very cold steps of Hiin of whom it is said, that he did temperature, and while the snow fell good wherever he went.

abuvdantly, several claps of thunder were “ Attached by our conduct, as we are in heard, preceded by lightning."—Guzelte heart, to the divine precepts of religion, let us

de France. be also attached to that Charter, which, with

“ This day, at one, while tlie out touching any dogma, ensures to the faith sky was obscured by snow, which fell in of our fathers the pre-eminence that is due, and large Bakes, a tlash of lightning was alwhich, in the civil order, guarantees to all a most immediately followed by thunder." wise liberty, and to each ihe peaceful enjoy. Journal des Debuts. ment of his rights, of his condition, and of his property. I will never suffer any attack to be

Religious Rites; not performed made upon that fundamental law-my Ordonnance of the 5th of September sufficiently

Among the departmental news from shews it.

France, it is stated, that a few of the in. “In fine, gentlemen, let all hatreds cease ; habitants of a parish where there was no M. let the children of the same country, I dare add, of the same father, be really a people of nister of Religun, having assembled in the brothers, and that froin our past evils, there Church to pray, the Prefect thought fit to remain to us only a sad but useful recollection. prohibit their assembling. It has been asSuch is my object, and to atraiu it, I :ely certained that there are no less than 4000 upon your co-operation; but, above all, upon parishes in France in a similar situation; solid basis of an union, so necessary between and the consequences of such a want of rethe three branches of the Legislature. Rely ligious instruction may be easily conceived. also upon the same dispositions in me, and let my people be weliassured of my un

The herring-fishery is happily very proshaken firmness in repressing the efforts of ductive this year. lt employs more than malevolence, and in restraining the inpulse of 100 boats at Boulogne, each manned by 7 a loo ardent zeal.”

or 8 men;, and there are days when the Allied troops. Grand Review. value of the produce amounts to 40,000 fr. Valenciennes, Oct. 27.-The grand review of Denain was favoured by five wea. ther. The troops consisted of 54,000 men,

Commerce in Activity. of whom 12,000 were cavalry, with an The navigation from Ilamburgh to the immense train of arilliers, each camuoi March of Brandenburgh was never so brisk Had to fire 100 rounds. The army was as it has been this year. Up to this time divided into two corps ; it performed above 600 Eibe barges, with inerchandise the saine pianæuvres which took place have gone to šlagdeburg alone.



Manheim, Ort. 22.-His Imperial High- / formed an article of prime importance ness the Archduke Charles of Austria among the peasantry of Guelderland, and has been pleased to send, as a present to of which they, used to furuish supplies to the Society called the Harmony, of this other districts, were nearly all lost, so ihat city, a copy of the splendid edition of his such of them as reached the requisite ma. work, Principles of Strategy," in three Turity were likely to be soon consumed. volumes, with most admirably engraved That by the failure of ibe hemp harvest; maps

and plans. The Society has received thousands of hands were likely to be this proof of his Highness' regard with the thrown out of employment during the highest gratitude, and placed the work in winter, and likely to be exposed to the setheir library.

verest wants." The inhabitants of North Duels : why? or wherefore?

Holland are exhorted the more liberally to Gottingen (Hunover), Oct. 14.-It is supply the wants of their suffering counlong since we have had duels here so fre- trymen, inasmuch as they by the blessing quent and so obstinate as those that have of Providence had remained in a great occurred during the last six mouths: they measure free from these calamities. have cost the lives of four students, This strange abuse has revived with more fury

Hindoo Coilege, for Natives. than ever, and there is no doubt that it

At general meeting of the principal originates in political opinions. Of the

Diodoo inhabitants of the town and vicifour students who fell in these duels, two nity of Calcutta, held at the house natives of Old Russia, that is, of the in- l of the lion, the Chief Justice, for the pur. terior of that empire, fought against two pose of taking into further consideratiou Russians of the provinces situate on the ihe justitution of a college for the national Baltic. lo generai, there is remarked a education of Diodoo children, violent exasperation between the students

It was resolved, ist. That an instituof those two parts of the empire.

tion for this purpose be established, and Remarkuble Meteor,

thit it be called the Hiudoo College of The Gazette of Dusseldorf, speaks of a

Calcutta. remarkable meteor. On the 19th uit. at 2d. That the Governor-general, and nine in the evening, a large mass of iron the members of the Supreme Council for fell in one of the streets of that city: this the time being, be requested to accept the mass, when cold, was hard, but it was oifice of patrons of this institution. easily broken, and emitted a sulphureous 3d. The Hou, the Chief Justice be resmeil.

quested to accept the office of president,

and that J. H. Harrington, Esq. be reNautical valour rewarded.

quiested to accept the office of vice-presiAmsterdam, Sept. 24.-We learn that dent, of the said institution. his Majesty has given to Admiral Von

4th. That a committee be appointed Capellen the Grand Cross of the Order of | (for this purpose several persons were noWilliam, and has conferred the dignity of minated). Knights of that order on the Commanders of the Netherland ships who were in the in the college, the age, terms of admission,

5th. That the languages to be taught glorious battle at Algiers. His Majesty and all other details be left to the cousiderhas also given the Grand Cross to Lord ation of the gentlemen who have been Esmouth, and the rank of Kuights to se. veral British officers.

requested to form the committee, and who

are further requested to prepare a plan for Public distress; Appeal to charity.

the same, to be laid before a general meetAmsterduin, Ort.29.-The States of North

ing. Holland have ordered a general collection to be made in all the churches, for the relief

6th. That Joseph Barretto, Esq. be reof those who have suffered by the rains quested to accept the office of treasurer, and inundations in Guelderland and North and 10 collect the subscriptions. Holland.

7th. That a meeting of the gentlemen The exhortation issued by the States to who have been requested to form the comthis effect, mentious, that “thousands of mittee be held at the house of the lion, the acres of land are still under water, the bar-Chief Justice on Mouday, the 27th day of vest of whole districts either annihilated or May. lying rotting on the grouud, and the fodder

Pirutes e.clerminated. for the cattle either not at all, or very After some hard fighting, and no small badly saved. That the potatoes, which labour and pains, a detachment of the ar


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