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UNITED STATES TREASURY.

RECEIPTS.
The revenues of the government from all sources

Source.

1898. Increase. Decr.se. for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898, were: Internal revenue

Customs $170,900,641.49

$149,575,062

$25 979,664 Customs

Profils on coinage,

149,575,062.36 Profits on coinage, bullion deposits... 4,756, 169.71

bullion, dep'sits, etc.

4,756,469

2,489,343 District of Columbia...

3,693,282.98 Sinking f'nd, Pa'crys

781,986

1,495,186 Fees-Consular, letters patent

Payment of interest land

2,639, 730.51
by Pacific railways. 526,286

415,842 Tax on national banks.

1,975,849.28 Sales of Indian lands.

576,687 Sales of public lands. 1,243, 129.42 | Fees-consular, letters

288,731 Navy pension and hospital funds... 1,146,590.41 patent and land.... Miscellaneous

1,007,352.96 Reimb'ement for cost

2,639,750

241,804 Sinking fund Pacific Railways.

781,986.83 water supply, D.C. Sales of Indian lands..

576,637.41 Depredations on pub

93,086

228,010 Customs fees, fines, penalties.

576, 487.50

lic lands Payment of interest by Pacific Rys.. 526 286.13 Soldiers' Home, per

29,154

19,324 Immigrant fund

306.992.86 Sales of Government property

manent fund. 224,331.32

107,612

19,005 Deposits for surveying public lands.. 113,049.08

Deposits for survey. Soldiers' Home, permanent fund.. 107,612.49

ing public lands

113,049

15,271 Donations

Customs fees, fines,

102,394.87 Sales of lands and buildings.

99,273.95
penalties, etc..

576,487

10,339 Sales of ordnance material.

94,638.59 Immigrant fund....

306,992

2,943 Reimbursement for cost of water sup

Donations

102,394 102,394 ply, District of Columbia...

93,086.98 Sale of Kas.Pac. R.R.

6,303,000 6,303,000 Depredations on public lands.

29,154.30 Sale of Un'n Pac.R.R.

58,448.223 58,448,223 Sale of Kansas Pacific Railroad. 6,303,000.00 Postal service......

58,418,223.75 Sale of Union Pacific Railroad..

89,012,618 6,347,155 Postal service

89,012,6:8.55 Total

$194,333,953 $96,125,674 832,178,888 Total receipts . $494, 333,953.75 Net increase.

'$63,946,75 EXPENDITURES. The expenditures for the same period were:

There was an increase of $77,594,423 in the ordinary For civil establishment, including

expenditures, as follows: foreign intercourse, public bidgs, collecting revenues, Dist. of Col

CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT. umbia, and miscellaneous expenses $86,016, 464.75 For military establishment, including rivers, harbors, forts, arsenals,

Object.

1898. Increase Decrose. seacoast defenses, and expenses of Spanish war

Legislative

91,992,000.29 Fornaval establishment, including

Salaries and expenses. . $9,438,577

$98,670 construction of new vessels, machin

Executive Properery, armament, equipment, improve

Salaries and expenses.. 199,150 $5,156 ment at navy yards, and expenses of

Depart. of StateSpanish war

58,823,984.30 Salaries and expenses.. 138.975 For Indian service

10,994,667.70 Foreign intercourse.. 2,485,581 408704 For pensions

147.452,368.61 Treasury Depart. For interest on the public debt. 37,585,056.23 Salaries and expenses.. 3,074,323 34,378 For deficiency in postal revenues.. 10,504,040.42 Iudepenuent Treasury. 598.635

8,733 For postal service 89,012,68.55 Mints and assay offices 1,128,172

48.313 Territorial governm'nts 92,591

103.685 Total expenditures

$532,381,201.35 Salaries, internal rev... 3,515,685 98,089 Showing a deficit of

Bounty on sugar. 1,098,737

3,893,833 $38,047,247.60 In addition to the revenues collected during the

Refund for land sold for
direct taxes.

455 year and the amounts received from the sale of

14,331 the Union Pacific and Kansas Pacific railroads. Miscellaneous, int. rev.

187,632 33,716 the cash in the Treasury was increased by the fol: Collecting customs rev. 7,152,276 76,904 lowing sums: From national bank fund deposited Refunding excess of deunder aot of July 14, 1890, in excess of bank notes posits, customs... 1,999,577 631,181 redeemed, $6,034,510, and from the issue of 4 per Depentures or draw. cent. bonds in liquidation of interest accrued on backs, customs... 2,928,835 569,087 refunding certificates converted during the year, Miscell, items, customs 229,546 12,557! $2,340, making a total of $6,036,850. The securities Revenue cutter service. 1,066,478 121,297 redeemed on account of the sinking fund were as Regulat'g immigration 210,791

114,419 follows:

Chinese exclusion act. 82,460

3,090 Loan of July and August, 1861..

$11,000

New revenue vessels... 430,199 59,059 Funded lean of 1881

2,650

Alien Funded loan of 1881, continued at 312

contract labor per

laws iro

85,841

5,005 cent. Funded loan of 1991

21,350

Marine hospital service 709,248 88,741 Loan of July, 1882

100 Life-saving service.. 1,537.740 30,399 Fractional currency and notes.

4,900 Light-bouse establis'nt 3,331,256

Coast and geodetic sur. 478,007 97,142
Total

$40,100 Steamboat inspection
service...

340,009 447 As compared with the fiscal year 1897, the receipts Engraving and printing 1,129 261

1,299 for 1898 increased $63,946.785, as follows:

Public buildings. : 3,760,684 1,888

Fuel, etc., public bldgs. 881,331 33,862
Source.
1898. Increase. Decr.se. Custodians and janit 'rs 928,999 179,849
Furniture, public bldgs 199,416

5,684 Internal r venue. $170.900,611 $24,212,067

Heati'g apparatus,pub. Sales of public lands. 1 243.129 378.548

lic buildings... 101,507

44,71. District of Columbia. 3.693,282 127,152

Vaults, safes, etc., pubMiscellaneous.. 1,007,352 91,233

lic buildings..

84,697

1,521 Sales ordna ce matr'l 94,638 46,269

Fish hatcheries

80,547

5,610 Navy pension & navy

Salaries ano expenses, hospital funds. 1,146 590

23.707

Fish Commission. 384.522 41,853 Sales (ov'mt prop'ty. 224.331 21,618

National Museum..... 221,051 25,811 Sales lands and bldgs 99,373 17 951

Zoological Park

54,868

12,916 Tax on nati'al banks. 1,975,819 3,318

Smithsonian Instituti'n 127,962 416!

UNITED STATES TREASURY Continued.

NAVAL ESTABLISHMENT.
Object.

1898. Increase Decr'se. Columbian Exposition.

$2,564
$19,063
Object.

1898. Increase. Decrise. Interstate Com. Com.. 241,253 5,361 Exp'ses of Treas. notes 230,329 64,286

National defense $20,662, 415 20,662,415
French spoliation cl'ms

11,946
Increase of the navy 10,753,388

3,786,522 Atlanta Exposition

28

12,825

Vessels for auxiliary
Tennessee Exposition. 49,947

30,052
naval force...

352,010 852,010 Omaha Exposition. 114,132 114,132

Bur. of Yds, and Dks. 1,744.571 198,741
Paym'l to $. Pacific Co.

1,542,839
Bureau of Equipment..

1,843,121 387.527 Epidemic diseases. 215,278) 182,601

Bureau of Navigation.. 174,406 6,403 Expenses, loan of 1898. 50.000 50,000

Bureau of Construction Sinking fund, U.P.R.R. 4,549,368 4,549,368

and Repair

3,008,220 716,164 Miscellaneous items... 474,569 97,184

Bureau of Ordnance...

1,652,785 765.645 War Department

Bureau of Steam Eng. 1,496,417 366,188 Salaries and expenses. 1,897,778 33,424

Bureau of Supplies and Navy Department

Accounts

3,319,543 1,377,982 Salaries and expenses. 426,496 15,563

Bureau of Medicine and Interior Depart.-

Surgery..

800,661

10,668 Salaries and expenses. 4,767,499

41,542
Marine Corps.

1,174,974 121,297 Public lands service. 2,207,994

115,206
Naval Academy.

223,485

50,274 Colleges for agriculture 1,104,000 48,000

Pay of the Navy.. 9,067,558 755,958 Eleventh census..

758

25,059

General account of ad-
Miscellaneous items..

vances.
591,100
9,887

2,258,701 1,949,793 Post-office Depart.

Miscellaneous items.. 771,726 489,297 Salaries and expenses. 870,481

32,433 Total Naval Estab..... $58,823,984 28.109,903 3,847,465 Deficiency in postal rev. 10,504,040

645,165 Mail transportation,

Indian service.

10,994,667 Pacific railways...

2,022, 134 857,797 711,355 Pensions

147, 452,368 6,399,203 Depart. of Agri'ure

Interest on the public Salaries and expenses . 2,284,493 107,963

debt .. Weather bureau.

37,585,056

206,054 908,814

59,864 Depart. of LaborSalaries and expenses.

Grand total...... 443,368,582 92,425,703 14,831,280 179,772 9,073 Depart. of Justice Salaries and expenses.

Net increase..

77 594,423 371,145 53,470 Salaries of justices, as

THE NATIONAL DEBT. sistant attory's, etc 1,135,181 44,042 .. Salaries, fees and ex

Statement of the Public Debt, November 1, 1898. penses of marshals 1,375,427

216,760

INTEREST BEARING DEBT. Fees of witnesses..

955,579

143,587 Funded Loan of 1891 at 4!4 per cent.Salaries and fees of

continued at 2 per cent

$25,364,500.00 district attorneys.. 516,520 415,164

Funded Loan of 1907 at 4 per cent.. 559,646,900.00 Fees of jurors..

619,139
76,599

Refunding Certificates at 4 per cent.... 40,980.00 Fees of clerks.

253,459
43,518 Loan of 1904 at 5 per cent

100,000,000.00 Fees of commissioners 197.981

43,196
Loan of 1925 at 4 per cent..

162,315,400.00 Support of prisoners. 907,337 350,073

Loan of 1898 at 3 per. cent

179,399,180.00 Pay of bailiffs..

178,255 79,362 Judgments, U.S. Co‘rts 51,220 41,193

Aggregate

.$1,026,766,960.00 Protecting property in

Aggregate of Debt on which interest hands of receivers. 2,144

13,801
has ceas d since maturity.

$1,246,870.26 Miscellaneous items... 537,917

130,202

DEBT BEARING NO INTEREST. Dist. of Columbia

Legal Tender Notes

. $346,681,016.00 Salaries and expenses. 6,319,725 188,813 Old Demand Notes

53,977.50

National Bank Notes:
Less repay't to Pacific

8,948.627
Redemption account.

29,572,380 00 R. R. sinking funds

5,507,057
Fractional currency

6.883,974 14 Total Civil Estab'ment $96,520,505 14,515,684 8,396,447 Aggregate ....

$383, 191,367.64

CERTIFICATES AND NOTES ISSUED ON DEMILITARY ESTABLISHMENT.

POSITS OF COIN AND LEGAL TENDER

NOTES. National Defense $7,034,112 $7,034,112

Gold Certificates.

$36,940,149.00 Cuban and Philippine

Silver CertiCcates

398,753,504.00 expedition.... 600,034 600,034 Certificates of Deposit

20,105,000.00 Pay Department. 21,443,090 7.719,557

Treasury Notes of 1890.

97,833,280.00 Subsistence Depart.... 5,922, 441! 4,516,011

Total in Treasury

10,490.669.00 Quarterm'ter's Depart. 18,831,850 12,111,384

Total in Circulation

543,145,264.00 Medical Department. 494.287 $296,340 | Total Amount Issued

557,631,933.00 Ordinance Department. 10,786,774 3,0-3,486

CASH IN THE TREASURY. Engineers' Department 774,589 399,205

Gold..

$275,224.071.48 Signal Service.

85,126 13,083
Silver

505,929,775.12 Military Academy. 280.085 45,110 Paper

55,529,237.38 Improving harbors... 5,678,777 908,980

Other

96,566,313 33 Improving rivers...... 15,106,271 6,193.365 Military posts. 399,190 46,243 Aggregate.

$933,249,397.31 Records Rebellion.. 153,124 57,779

DEMAND LIABILITIES. Natiocal Home for Dis

Gold Certificates.

$36.940,119.00 abled Soldiers.. 2,286,913

43,857
Silver Certificates

898,753,504.00 State Honies for dis

Certificates of Deposit

20,105,000.00 abled Soldiers... 913,750 190, 283

Treasury Notes of 1890

97,833,280.00 Support of Soldiers'

Redemption of National Bank Notes. 9,101,914.43 Home

107,612
18,980 Outstanding Checks and Drafts

6,096,687.58 Sold'rs' Home,per. fund 129,000 24,217

Disbursing Officers' Balances...

58,911,586.64 Sold'rs' Horne, int. acc. 81,715 4491

Agency Accounts, etc

5,269,000.36 Miscelia leous items 933,221 457,203

Gold Reserve

100,000,000.00 Net Cash Balance

200,238,275.30 Total Military Estab... $91,992,000 42,400,911' $359,178 Aggregate ..

$933,249,397 31

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UNITED STATES TREASURY-Continued.
United States Pensioners.

Exports of Wheat and Flour (included in above

table as part of the Products of Agriculture"): Number of pension

Bushels. Value. ers on the roll.

Wheat for year ending

June 30, 1897...... 79,562,020 $59,920,178
Wheat for year ending
June 30, 1898..... 148.231.261 145,684,659

Barrels. Value.
Flour for year ending
June 30, 1897..

14,569,545 $55,914,347 1861

4,337 4,299 8,636 $1,172,461 Flour for year ending 1802 2,487 462 4,341 3 818 8.159 790.384 June 30, 1898...

15,349,913 69,263,718 1863 49,332 7,884 7,821 6.970 14,791 1.025.186 1864 53,599 39,487 23,479 27,656 51,185 4,504,619 1865 72,684 40,171 35,880 50,106 85.986

Imports into the United States

8.525,153 1866 65,256 50.177 55,652 71,070 126,722 13,459,996

For the three years ending June 30, 1898. 1867 36,753 36,482 69,565 83,618 153.183 18,619,956 1868 20,768 28,921 75.957 93.686 169,643 24.010,981 1-69 26,066 23,196 82,859 105,104 187,963 28,422,884 Countries. 1898. 1897. 1896. 1870 21.851 18.2.1 97,921 111,165 198,686 37,780,811 1871 43,969 16 562 933,894 114.101 207,495 83,077.383 1872 26.891 34,333 113,984 118,275 282,299 80,169,341 United Kingdom $109.945,185 $167,947,820 $169,963,434 1873 18,303 16,052 119,500 118.911 238,411 29,485,289

Germany 1874 19,734 10,462 121,628 114.613 236,241 30.593,749 Brazil.

94,240.838 69,697,378 111,2:0.614

61,750,369 69,039, 889 71.060,046 1875 18,704 11,152 122,989 111,832 234,821

29,683,116 France.

52,730,848 67,530,231 1876 23.523 9,977 124,239 107,898 232,137 28.851,599 Canada

68,266,967

31.870.486 40,309,371 40,887,565 1877 22,715 11,326 128,728 108,881 282. 104 28,530,157

Cuba..

15,232,477 18,406,815 1878 44.587 11,962 131.649 92,349 223,998

40,017,730

25, 223, 610 24,009,756 25,587,088 1879 57,118 31.346 138.615 104,140 242.755 33,780,526

Italy

20,332,637 19,067,352 22.142,487 1880 141, 166 19,545 145,410 105,392 250, 902

57,240,540 China

20.326,436 20,403.862 22,023,004 1881 31,110 27.894 164,110 104,720 268,830 50,626,538 Britis!. E. Indies

27,238,459 20,507.122 20,370.558 1882 40.939 27,664 182.633 103,064 285,697

54,296,280 Mexico....

19.004,869 18,511,572 1883 48.766 38.162 206,042 97.616 303,658

17,456,177 60,431,972 Dutch E. Indies.

14,529,335 15,604.866 14,854,026 1884 41,785 84,192 225,470 97,286 323,756 57,273,536 Switzerland.. 11,880,835 13,849,782 14,080,038 1885 40.918 35.767 247,416 97,979 345, 1:25 65,698.706

Belgium

8,741,826 1886 49,895 40.857 270,346 95,437 365,783

14,082,414 13,776,014 64,584,270 Netherlands..

12,525,065 74,815,486 Hawaii .

12,824, 126 13.295,707 1887 72,465 55,194 306.298 99,709 406,007

17,187.380 13,687,799 11,757,704 1888 75,726 60 252 343,701 108.856 452,557 79,646,146

British W. Indies 10,632,187 12,285,885 10,800,618 1889 81.220 51,921 373,699 116,026 489.725 89, 181.968

Venezuela..

7,722,564 9,543,572 9,649,911 1890 105,044 66,587 415,654 122,200 537,944 106,493,890 Argentina

5,915,879 10,772,627 9,813,385 1891 363,799 156,186 536,821 139 339 676,160 118,548,959

5,017,707 Egypt

7,027.005 8,043,797 1892 198,345 221.047 703,242 172,826 876 068 141,086, 948 Austria-Hungry 4,718,510 8,158,328 1893 119,361 121.630 759,706 206,306 966,012 158,155,342 Brit. Australasia

7,614,154

5,578,898 5,900,144 7,579,259 1994 40,148 390.857 754,382 215,162 669,544 140,772,163

Philippine Isl'ds 8,830,415 4,883,740 4,982,857 1895 37,060 39.185 735,838 203.463 970,524 140,959,361 Colombia

5.183.604 4,730,933 4,970,092 1896 33,749 40,374 733.442 237,236 970,678 138,049,540

Chili

2.736, 307 3,792, 434 4,709,017 1897 39,847 50.101 733,527 242,487 976.014 139, 949.717 Spain

3,575,565 3,631,973 1898 37,524 52.648 745,822 247,892 993,714' 144,651,879 Costa Rica..

4,131,184

2,782,426 8,439,374 3,835, 187 Total number of applications filed since 1862, Russia, Europ'n 4,539,689 3.199,653 3,626,934 2,222,940 : total number of claims allowed, 1,579,324; British Guiana.. 3,060,968 3,661,956 8,418,578 total disbursements, $2,203,888,611.90.

Swed.and N'way 2,675,053 2,500,118 3,320,321

Turkey, Asiatic. 2,325,078 4,009,027 3,266, 205 Exports and Imports.

Uruguay

1,772,480 8,515,054 3,242,428 The following table gives the total value of exports Santo Domingo. 2.382,139 2,369,424 2.895,069 and imports of the United States for the year ending Turkey, Europ'n 2,119,837 2,766,094 2,665,127 September 30, 1898, compared with the previous Porto Rico.. 2.414,356 2,181,024 2.299,653 year:

Portugal

2,605,370 2,234 291 2,255,731 MERCHANDISE.

Guatemala

1,854,303 1,862,589 2,080.027 1837.

1898.

British Africa... 875,338 1,468,094 1,732,147 Exports $1,050,993,556 $1,231,482,330 Hayti...

876,582 1,460,220 1,697,618 Imports 764,730,412 616,050,654 Hong Kong.

746,517 923,842 1,419,124 Nicaragua

1,095,865 1,262,701 1,268,922 Excess of exports. $286,263,144 $615,431,676 Salvador.

799,145 1,112.534 1,166,970

Dutch Guiana 1,457.135 1,033,688 957,247 GOLD AND SILVER COIN AND BULLION.

Honduras

784,741 847,280 776,644 1897.

1899.
Ecnador

765,590 50e,526 763.6 13 Esports of gold

$40,861.580
$15,406,391 Greece..

910 390 732,702 720,386 Exports of silver... 61,946,638

55,105,239 Peru ..

714,217

722,089 712,696 Bermudas

459,282 621,831 522,674 Total......... $102,308,218 $70,511 630 Other Brit. poss

2,594,310

2 223,277

All other places. 2,862, 408 4,956,572 3,807,409 Imports of gold....... $85,014,780 $120,891,674 Imports of silver.. 30,533,227 30,927 781 Total........ $616,030,654 $764,730,412 $779,724,674 Total

$115,548,007 $151,319,455 Excess oí imports ...... $13,239,789 $80,807,825

Wars of the Nineteenth Century. EXPORTS, YEAR ENDING JUNE 30.

The Napoleonic campaigns lasted sixteen years; 1892.

1898. the war of 1812 more than three years; the war Products of Agriculture. $683 471,139 $853.653,570 of Greek independence seven years; the Crimean

20.894,573 19,410,707

war two years; the Italian war more than one # Forest 40,489,321 87,900,171

year; the civil war more than four years; the

Franco-Prussian and Russo-Turkish wars each " Fisheries 6,477,951 5.435, 183

about one year. What is known as the Seven " Manufr's.. 277,285,391 290,697.354 Weeks' war, between Prussia and Austria, lasted, Mis 3,479,228 3,161,628 in fact, seven months. The war between the

United States and Spain, closed in 1898, will be reAggregate ...

$1,032,007,603 $1,210.291,913 corded as the shortest war of the century.

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Year.
Fiscal

1894..

Year.

UNITED STATES TREASURY-Continued. Denominations, Weight and Fiveness of the Coins of the United States.

Average | Bullion Fine

Cost.

Price

Value GOLD.

Ounces.

per Fine of a Sil

Ounce. vr Dol. Denomination, Fine Gold | Alloy Con

1891.. 48,393,113.05 $50,577,498 44 Contained.

$1.0451 80.8083 Weight. tained. *

1892. 54,355,748.10 51,106,607 96 .9402 7271

1893..
Grains.

.8131
Grains. Grains.
54.008, 162.60 45,531,374 53

.6520 One dollar ($1). 23.22

2.58 25.80
11,917,658.78

.7313

8,715,521 32 Quarter eagle(821) 58.05

6.45

64.50 Three dollars (83).

Total 168,674,682.53 1155,931,002 25
69.66
7:74 77.40

$0.92441 $0.7150 Half eagle ($5)... 116 10

12.90 129.00 Eagle ($10)

232 20

25.80 258.00 Production of Gold and Silver in the Double eagle ($20) 464.40 51.60 516.00

World for tbe Calendar Years

1873-1897. *The alloy neither adds to nor detracts from the value of the coin. SILVER.

Gold.

Silver.
Fine

Fine
Value.

Commerci'l

Ounces.
Fine Silver Alloy Con.

Ounces. Value.
Denomination.
Contained. tained.

Weight.

1873

4,683,075 $96,200,000 1874

63,267,187 $82.120.800 Grains. Graios. Grains.

4,390,031 90.750,000 1875

55,3001,781 70.67 1.400 Standard dollar... 371.25 41.25 412.50

4,716,563 97.500.000 1876

62,261.719 77,578,100 Half dollar....... 173.61

19.29 192.90

5.016,48 103.700.000 67,753,125 78,822,600

1877 Quarter dollar .... 86.805

9.645 96.45

1878

5,512,196 113.947,200 62,679,916 75,278.600 Dime...

84 722
3.858 38.58

5,761,114 119,092,800 73,385,451
1879

84,540.000 5,262,174 108.778.800 74,383.495 83,532,700

1880 Prior to the act of February 21, 1853, all silver coins 1881

5 148,880 106.436,800 74,795,273 85,640,600 were legal tender in all payments whatsoever. The 1882

4,983.742 303,023.100 79,020,872 89,925, 700 act of February 21, 1853, reduced the weight of all

4,934,086 101,996,600 86,472,091 98.222.300

1883 silver coins of less denomination than the silver dol

4,614,588 95,392 000 89,175,023 98.984,300

1884 lar about 7 per cent., to be coined on government ac

4,921,169 101,729.600 81,567.801 90.785.000

1885 count only, and made them legal tender in payment 1886

5.245,572 108.435,600 91,609,959 97,518.800 of debts for all sums not exceeding $5.

5,135,679 106,163.900 93,297,290 92,793,500 1887

5,116,861 105.774.900 96,123,586 94,031,000 1888

5.330.775. 110.196.900 108,827,606 102,185,900 MINOR.

1889

5,973,790 123,489,200 120.213,611 112,414,100 1890

5.749.306 118,848,700 126,095,062 131.837,000

1891 FiveCopper Alloy Con

6.320,194 130.650.000 137,170,919 135,560,200 Denomination. Contained. tained.

Weight. 1892

7,094.266 146.651,500 153, 151,762 133.404,400 1893

7.618.811 157,494,800 165,472,621 120,119,900 Grains. Grains Grains.

1894

8,761,372 181,173,600 164,610,394 104,493.000 Five cents".

57.87
19.29 77.16

1895

9,641,337 199,304,100 167.288.729 109,406,800 One cent t....

45.60
2.40 48.00

1896

9,817.991 202.956,000 165,100.887 111,278.000 1897

11,488,781 237,491,300 183,126,549 109,875,900 *Seventy five per cent. copper, 25 per cent. nickel.

+Ninety-five per cent, copper, 5 per cent. tin and To'll 153,212,441 /3.167,182.400 2,642,151,709 2,479,573,600 zinc.

Total silver coining value, $3,420,368,900. Troy weights are used, and while metric weights are by law assigned to the half and quarter dollar Product of Gold and silver from Mines and dime, Troy weights still continue to be employed, 15.432 grains being considered as the equivalent of a

in the United States, 1873-1897. gram, agreeably to the act of July 28, 1866.

Calen-
Gold.

Silver.
Statistics of the Silver Dollar.

dar

Fine
Year.

Value.

Fine Commer. The amount, cost and average price paid each year

Ounces.

Ounces. cial Value. and bullion value of a silver dolar coined from bul- 1873.. 1,741,500 $36,000,000 27,650,000 $35,-90,000 lion purchased under the act of February 28, 1878 :

1874..

1,620,563 33,500,000 28 849,000 86,869,000 1875

1,615,725 33, 400,000 24,518,000 30.519,000 Average | Bullion 1876 .. 1.930,162 39,900,000 80,009.000 34.690,000 Fine

Price

Value 1877 ..
Cost.

2.268,700 46,900,000 30,7

3,000 36,970,000 Ounces.

per Fine of a Sil. 1878 2,472,800 51,200,000 34.960,000 40 970.000 Ounce. ver Dol. 1879 1,881,787 38,900,000 81,550,000 35.430.000

1880.. 1.741,500 86,000,000 30,320,000 34,720,000 1878.. 10,809,350.58 313,023,268 96 $1.2048 $0.9318 1881 1,678,612 34.700,000 33,250.000 87,850,000 1879.. 19 248,086.09 21,593,642 99

1.1218

.8676 1882 1,572,187 32,500,000 36,200,000 41,120,000 1880.. 22,057,862.64 25 235 081 53 1.1440 .8848 1883 1,451.250 80,000,000 85,730.000 89.660.000 19,709,227.11 22,327,871 75 1.1328

.8761 | 1884 1,489,950 30,800,000 37.800.000 42,070,000 1882.. 21.190,200.87 24,054,48 47 1.1351 .8779 1885 1,538 320 31,800.000 89.910,000 42.500.000 18A3.. 22.889, 241.24 25,577,327 58 1.1174 .86121856 1,693,125 35,000,000 89,440.000 39 230,000 1884.. 21.992,951.52 24,378,383 91 1.1120 .8600 1887 1,596.375 33,000.000 41.200.000 40,410,000 1885.. 21.791.171 61 23,747, 460 25 1.0897 .8128 1888 1,604,841 83,175,000 45,780 000 43,020,000 1886. 22.690.652 94 23, 148,960 01 1.0331 7992 1829 1.5 100 32,800.000 50 000,000 46,750,000 1887 26,490,008.04 25,988,620 46 .9810 7587 | 1890 1,588,880 82,845,000 54.500,000 57,225,000 1888.. 25,386,125.32 24,237,553 20 .9547 7384 1891 1,604.810 83,175.000 58,330,000 57.630,000 1869.. 26,468.861.03 24,717,853 81 .9338

7222 1892 1,596.375 33,000,000 63.500.000 55,563,000 1890.. 27.820,900.05 26.999,326 33 .9668 .7477 1893 1.739.323 35,955,000 60,000,000 46,800,000 1891.. 2,797,379.52 3,049,426 46

1.0901

.8431 1894 1.910,813 39,500,000 49.500,000 31.422.000 1895

2,254,760 46,610,000 35,727,000 36,445,000 Total l 291,272,018.56 $308,279,260 71 $1.0583 $0.8185 1896 2,568,132 53,088,000 58,835,000 39,665,000

1897 2,774,935 57,363,000 53,860,000) 32,316,000 The amount, cost, average price and bullion value

Total 45.526,548 $941,111,000 1,052,271,000 1,015,054,000 of the silver dollar of silver purchased under the act of July 14, 1890 :

Total silver coining value, $1,860,457,200.

Year.
Fiscal

1881..

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