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The total receipts of 1813 amounted to 492,908 dollars, the total expenditure to 336,186 dollars. The capital of the state was found to be 6,508,748 dollars, consisting of,Bank stock, at par,

2,108,700 Road stock,

135,000 Monies due for lands, 3,918,329 Cash in the treasury,

346,719

6,508,748 The following is from the report of the auditor-general of 1815.

Receipts.—Summary statement of the receipts at the state treasury, for the year commencing on the 1st day of December 1814, and ending with the 30th day of November 1815,

Dlls. cts. Loans in pursuance of the provisions of the act of February 1814,

100,000 0 Dividends on bank stock, &c.

313,033 90 Auction duties,

123,233 30 Lands, fees on lands, &c.

105,563 44 Tavern licences,

24,039 92 Militia exemption fines, arrears of money returned by brigades, inspectors, &c,

17,774 83 Tax on new banks,

4,550 52 Tax on certain offices,

8,477 63 Court fines,

1,139 70 Old debts,

1,301 19 Fees of the office of secretary of the commonwealth, 759 82 Miscellaneous receipts, .

1,470 42

701,344 67 To which add the balance in the treasury, 1st December 1814,

36,167 5 Dollars, 737,511 72

Expenditure.-Summary statement of the payments at

the state treasury for the year commencing on the 1st of December 1814, and ending with the 30th day of November 1815 :

Dlls. cts. Expences of government,

159,592 28 Of the monies borrowed under the provisions of the

act of February 1814, amount of return, with interest thereon,

266,384 99 Improvements,

102,402 50 Expences consequent on the late war,

71,391 89 Military expences,

33,050 45 Pensions,

15,734 82 Interest of 300,000 borrowed in pursuance of the act of 11 th March 1815,

7,305 00 Miscellaneous,

4,873 40

660,735 32 To which add the balance in the treasury, 1st De

cember 1815, . . . 76,776 40

Dollars, 737,511 72 The expences of the government were as follows: Dollars.

Dollars. Governor,

5,333 Judicial expences, 41,378 Secretary,

2,000 Treasury department, 7,839 Deputy,

1,200 Land office ditto, 13,157 Chief-justice, - 2.666 Contingencies, Senate, . - 18.915

20,029 House of Representatives, - 47,075

159,592 Price of Provisions.-At Philadelphia, and on the eastern side of the mountains, the price of provisions is near double of that on the western side. In the latter, the value of different commodities, in 1817, was as follows: Wheat from 1 dollar to idl. 29c.

per bushel; rye from 75c. to Idl. ; corn 75c. ; oats 37{c.; beef 5c. ; pork from 601. to 70l. per cwt.; salt from 6dl. 50c, to 7d1. 50c. per barrel of 250lbs. net. In some of the counties,--Armstrong, Westmoreland, Alleghany, Washington, Greene, and Fayette—the prices were even lower : wheat 60c. ; rye 30c.; maise 33c.; buckwheat 30c. ; potatoes 20c.; beef 3c.; pork and mutton 4c.; butter 6c.; eggs 4c. per dozen; a turkey 33c.; a ben 6c.

Price of Labour.-Monthly and day labourers have from 60c. to 70c. per day, with food : the wages of a labouring man per year, with food and lodging, is 140dl. ; the wages of mechanics per day, with food, idl. 50c.; a woman servant in the country, with food, 40c.; a journeyman bricklayer 2dl.; a printer 1dl. 50c.

Price of Living in a farmer's house, boarding, lodging, and washing, 2dl. per week. It is well ascertained that a family may be comfortably supported each, per day, for 20c.; and even for 16c. in some counties--Lancaster, Bucks, Lebanon, and Dauphin. On the western side of the mountains a resident has assured me, that a family may be supported at the rate of 10c. each. A gentleman who lived many years at Carlisle, in reply to my inquiry on this subject, observed, that before the year 1812, the average expence of a family for living was a dollar per week ; and all other expences amounted to nearly the same sum.

Expenditure.-Summary statement of the payments at

the state treasury for the year commencing on the 1st of December 1814, and ending with the 30th day of November 1815 :

Dlls. cts. Expences of government,

159,592 28 Of the monies borrowed under the provisions of the

act of February 1814, amount of return, with interest thereon,

.

266,384 99 Improvements, . .

.

102,402 50 Expences consequent on the late war,

71,391 89 Military expences,

33,050 45 Pensions,

15,734 82 Interest of 300,000 borrowed in pursuance of the act of 11 th March 1815,

7,305 00 Miscellaneous,

4,873 40

660,735 32 To which add the balance in the treasury, 1st December 1815,

76,776 40

Dollars, 737,511 72 The expences of the government were as follows: Dollars.

Dollars. Governor, 5,333 Judicial expences,

41,378 Secretary,

2,000 Treasury department, 7,839 Deputy,

1,200 Land office ditto, 13,157 Chief-justice, . 2.666 Contingencies, Senate, . - 18.915

20,029 House of Representatives, · 47,075

159,592

Price of Provisions.-At Philadelphia, and on the eastern side of the mountains, the price of provisions is near double of that on the western side. In the latter, the value of different commo. dities, in 1817, was as follows: Wheat from 1 dollar to idl. 29c. per bushel ; rye from 75c, to idl. ; corn 75c. ; oats 37{c. ; beef 5c.; pork from 6dl. to 7dl. per cwt.; salt from 6dl. 50c. to 7d1. 50c. per barrel of 250lbs. net. In some of the counties,--Armi. strong, Westmoreland, Alleghany, Washington, Greene, and Fayette—the prices were even lower: wheat 60c. ; rye 30c.; maise 33c.; buckwheat 30c. ; potatoes 20c.; beef 3c.; pork and mutton 46.; butter 6c.; eggs 4c. per dozen; a turkey 33c.; a bep 6c.

Price of Labour.-Monthly and day labourers have from 60c. to 70c. per day, with food : the wages of a labouring man per year, with food and lodging, is 140dl. ; the wages of mechanics per day, with food, idl. 50c.; a woman servant in the country, with food, 40c.; a journeyman bricklayer 2dl. ; a printer 1dl. 50c.

Price of Living in a farmer's house, boarding, lodging, and washing, 2dl. per week. It is well ascertained that a family may be comfortably supported each, per day, for 20c.; and even for 16c. in some counties, --Lancaster, Bucks, Lebanon, and Dauphin. On the western side of the mountains a resident has assured me, that a family may be supported at the rate of 10c. each. A gentleman who lived many years at Carlisle, in reply to my inquiry on this subject, observed, that before the year 1812, the average expence of a family for living was a dollar per week ; and all other expences amounted to nearly the same sum.

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