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To whom. Independ'l banks. Slate branches. Old banks.
Capital stock paid in $726,660 00 t4,861,800 00 $1,928,928 00
Circulation 1,157,792 00 8,468,608 60 1,637,040 00
Safety Fund Stock 1,066,126 01
Ditto at credit of Board of Control 48,679 70
Due to banks and bankers 131,203 79 892,098 67 689.506 94
Due to individual depositors 1,329,189 88 3,068,192 66 971,906 78
Surplus or conting't fund Aund'd profits 15,360 44 274,746 18 871,014 97
Bills payable and time drafts 126,148 02 148,862 20 14,775 00
Discounts, interest, Ac 29,101 01 884 10 44,011 79
State tax as reported for last six months 2,486 21 88,664 29 3,666 75
Dividends unpaid 32,673 26 179,861 67 6,574 20
Other liabilities. 46,748 79 10,068 52 6,029 30
Total liabilities 14,661,214 85 $17,466,851 28 $6,466,849 73
The capital stock of the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company is $2,000,000, which is loaned on real estate. The capital of $611,226, on which it is doing business as a bank, consists of loans made to the company, on which it is paying interest. $307,960 14 of amount due to banks and bankers consists of a balance of $656,149 71, after deducting therefrom $248,189 67, the amount due by the Trust Department
STATISTICS OF BOSTON INSURANCE COMPANIES.
n».- following table, compiled by Geobqi A. Foxcbaft, Esq., exhibits the amount of capital of sixteen Boston insurance companies, (incorporated with specific capital.) and the rate and amount of dividends paid in 1849, 1850, and 1851.
The capital of the Neptune Company was increased 50 per cent in 1860. The Cochituate Company (organized in I860) declared their first dividend in October last— 3 per cent. The Tremont Company are winding up their affairs. They will pay their first dividend of the capital stock ($76 per share) on the 16th instant
1849. 1840. 18H.
Offlcea. Capital. Dlv. per ct. Dlv. per et Dlv per cent
American $300,000 16 20 20
Boston 800,000 4 12 9
Boylston 800,000 12 14 16
Firemen's 800,000 20 20 20
Franklin 800,000 12 18 10
Hope 200,000 3 12 10
Manufacturers' 400,000 11 20 25
Mercantile Marine 800,000 10 11 10
Merchants' 600,000 20 36 30
National 600,000 14 18 20
Neptune 800,000 14 »80 17
Suffolk 225,000 8 9 10
Tremont 200,000 16 20 6
United States. 200,000 20 26 none.
Warren 160,000 6 none. 8
Washington 200,000 6 12 11
Am'ntofcap. <fe div'nds $4,675,000 $581,000 $948,260 $742,500
The semiannual dividends of nine of the above companies, namely, the Boylston, Hope, Manufacturers', Merchants', National, Neptune. Suffolk, Warren, and the Washington, are payable in April and October; the American, Firemen's, and Franklin, are payable in January and July; the Boston in March and September; the Mercantile Marine and the Tremont in May and November; the United States in June and December.
• SO per cent In stock—30 per cent in cash.
THE STOCK MARKET OF BALTIMORE IS 1851.
We published in the Merchants' Magazine for April, 1851, (vol. zxiv., page 493,) a table prepared for the Baltimore Price Current, showing the cash prices of all the stocks sold in that market during the year commencing January 1, and ending December 31st, 1851. We are indebted to the same reliable source for a similar table for the year ending December 81st, 1851, which we here subjoin :—
QUOTATIONS FOR STOCKS IN* THE BALTIMORE MARKET.
Stock. Jan. IS. Feb. 15. Mr. IS. Ap. IS. Mar 15- 13.
Stocks. July 15. i
United-8tate9 6 per cents, 1867
Maryland 6 per cents 102}
Maryland 5 per cents 87}
Maryland 5 per cents sterling 95
Virginia 6 per cents
Baltimore 6 per cents, 1860 ~ 104
Ditto. 1870 104
Ditto, 1890 105
Ditto, 5 per cents
Bait and Ohio It. R. 6 per ct bonds, 1854 98
Ditto, 1867 94
Ditto, 1875 94
Bank of Baltimore 89}
Union Bank of Maryland 69}
Farmers' and Merchants'
Commercial and Farmers', full paid
Ditto, short paid
Farmers' and Planters'
Farmers' Bank of Maryland
Patapsco Bank of Maryland 20
Baltimore Fire 12
Association Firemen's 8}
Baltimore and Ohio 76
York and Cumberland 21
Baltimore and Susquehanna 84
Baltimore Gas Company 108
Baltimore Water Company 87
Union Manufacturing Company 10}
Canton Company 65
Our cotemporary of the Baltimore Price Current introduces the above table with the following remarks:—
"In all our leading and stable securities, such as Government, State and City loans, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad bonds generally, and bank shares, it will be seen there has lieen no material fluctuation in prices. Those of our securities that partake more of a fancy character are more readily affected by Uie sudden transitions in the money market as well as by other causes—the operations of 'bulls' and ' bears' for example —and to these causes may be attributed, in a great measure, the sudden fluctuations in Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and York and Cumberland Railroad shares. On 15th January. 1851, we quote Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 74} bid; on the 6th of May sales were made at 78} a 78}; from that time until the 14th of November they gradually
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declined until they received 601 per share, at which rate sales were made on that day, since which time they have as gradually advanced, and are now held at 62$. We note Bales at the board at 62, with an upward tendency.
"York and Cumberland Railroad shares, however, were quoted on the 15th January, 1861, at 20J; they advanced during the year to ?24 per share, and closed on the 16th December at 18J bid. There is Sume demand for the stock Uwlay at 18J a 18| per share. In Baltimore and Susquehanna Railroad shares there has been nothing done for the last three months. This Company, we learn, will shortly make their annual report, which will show a large increase of business as compared with that of the previous year. The York and Cumberland Railroad Co., we also learn, are steadily increasing in their gross receipts every month, and with the aid of the surplus revenue to be derived from the Baltimore and Susquehanna, may be able, at its next semi-annual report, to pay a fair dividend to its very patient stockholders. Looking to the early connection of this work with the great Sunbury and Erie Railroad, which connection has now become a fixed fact, we do not hesitate to hazard the prediction that to the stockholders it must become, within a few years, one of the most productive stocks in our country."
TAXES IN THE SANDWICH ISLANDS.
The following schedule exhibits the rate of taxes that are collected in the Sandwich
Every male adult subject of his Majesty M 00
Every female adult subject of his Majesty. 60
Boys between fifteen and twenty years of age, each 60
Girls between fifteen and twenty years of age, each 25
(Girls residing with their parents are'exempt by law from this tax.)
Every male subject of his Majesty, as above $2 00
(This tax is for the exclusive support of common schools in the district.)
Every foreigner, subject or alien, residing or doing business in the city of Honolulu, if without children under leiral age 3 00
Every foreigner, as above, having children under legal age 6 00
(This tax to be subject to the order of the School Committee of Honolulu.)
TAX ON ANIMALS.
For every dog, without exception, if alive on the first day of January $1 00
For every horse, male or female, whether used or not 50
For every mule or ass, as above 25
PROGRESS OF MAIL TRANSPORTATION IN THE UNITED STATES.
STATEMENT OF THE NUMBER OF POST-OFFICES AND LENGTH OF POST ROADS IN THE UNrTED STATES THE ANNUAL AMOUNT PAID FOK MAIL TRANSPORTATION AND OF RKCKIPT8