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in point of numbers, stand in the following order : Presbyterians, Methodists, Baptists, Episcopalians, and Roman Catholics. According to the report of the general convention of Baptists, held at Philadelphia, in May 1817, the number of their ministers was 202, members 16,834. The clergy are excluded from the legislature. It is stated by Mr Beecher, that there are not more than ten regular clergymen in this state.

Education. An association was incorporated, in 1785, for superintending schools and other seminaries, called the Senate of the “ University of Georgia.”' They propose to render the system of education uni. form throughout the state ; and the university is to consist of a college, and of an academy in each county. The corporation is composed of the president of the university, governor, senators, speaker of the house of representatives, and chief justice, and some other persons, who constitute altogether a board of trustees. The academies and schools are under the su. perintendence of a board of commissioners, appointed by the senate of the university, and responsible for their instructions. The rectors of the academies, who are officers of the university, are appointed by the president. The college is established at Athens, in Clarke county, on a high ground, near the Cedar shoals, or north fork of the Oconee river, from which there is a fine view of the surrounding country. The president is also president of the university, and several professors have been appointed ; but the number of students has rather diminished of himself or counsel, or both. The legislature cannot grant divorces till the case is tried before the superior court, and a verdict obtained on legal principles. Sheriffs are elected by the people, and hold their appointment for the term of two years. The judiciary officers of the United States, for this state, are, 1. A judge with a salary of 1500 dollars. 2. An attorney with 200. 3. A marshal with fees. 4. A clerk with fees. (Register of United States.)

In all,

The following Statement of the Finances was pre

sented by the Treasurer, to the Legislature, in 1816.

Dollars. Cash in the treasury, the 31st of October 1816, 65,866 In good bonds, exclusive of those set apart for the re.

demption of the public debt, - - 152,539 In United States' treasury potes,

7.900

226,305 In addition to which, the state holds bank stock, on which has been paid,

• 202,000 The sum due by the national government for the western territory, (a third of which is due,) is 936,558

In all amounting to: 1,364,863 The amount soon to be expended, consisted of what was

due on the bank shares owned by the state, 550,000 Of the amount in the treasury, there was received for bonds to redeem the public debt, 64,000

614,000

a bank stock, on

e

Sum applicable to such purposes as the legislature

may think proper. *

750,863

* Georgia Journal.

STATEMENT of the Valuation of Lands, Lots, with their improve. ments, Dwelling-houses, and Slaves, within the several Counties of the State of Georgia, as revised and settled by the Board of Principal Assessors, and the Amount of the Quota of each, at. the rate of 33 cents on every 100 dollars valuation.

Districts and Counties.

Valuation as revised land settled by the board of principal assessors.

Amount of the
quota of the

tax.

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FIRST DISTRICT.
Chatham,
Bryan,
Liberty,
M'Intosh,
Glyon,
Camsen,
Wayne,
Effingham,
Bullock,
Tatnall,
Emanuel, -

SECOND DISTRICT.
Scriven,

-
Burke,
Richmond, :
Jefferson, . .
Washington, -
Montgomery,

THIRD DISTRICT.
Columbia, - -
Warren, - -
Hancock, -
Greene,

FOURTH DISTRICT.
Elbert,
Wilkes,
Lincoln,
Madison,
Franklin,

FIFTH DISTRICT,
Oglethorpe, •
Clark, .

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! The valuation of the property of the state of Georgia, subject

to the direct tax, amounts to 57,746,771 dollars, 16 cents, of which considerably more than one-half is raised on the valuation of slaves.

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Military Force.—The militia amounted, in 1815 to 27,480; of which 23,264 were infantry, 162 artillery, and 1112 dragoons.

Religion.— There is no established religion in this state, and no religious tests are required from those who hold public offices. The different denominations,

tate.

in point of numbers, stand in the following order : Presbyterians, Methodists, Baptists, Episcopalians, and Roman Catholics. According to the report of the general convention of Baptists, held at Philadelphia, in May 1817, the number of their ministers was 202, members 16,834. The clergy are excluded from the legislature. It is stated by Mr Beecher, that there are not more than ten regular clergymen in this state.

Education.-An association was incorporated, in 1785, for superintending schools and other seminaries, called the Senate of the " University of Georgia." They propose to render the system of education uniform throughout the state ; and the university is to consist of a college, and of an academy in each county. The corporation is composed of the president of the university, governor, senators, speaker of the house of representatives, and chief justice, and some other persons, who constitute altogether a board of trustees. The academies and schools are under the su. perintendence of a board of commissioners, appointed by the senate of the university, and responsible for their instructions. The rectors of the academies, who are officers of the university, are appointed by the president. The college is established at Athens, in Clarke county, on a high ground, near the Cedar shoals, or north fork of the Oconee river, from which there is a fine view of the surrounding country. The president is also president of the uni. versity, and several professors have been appointed ; but the number of students has rather diminished of

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