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Exchange.

Circulation. 3,880,915

356,245 3,790,291

340,095 3,862,454 344,630 3,868,345

325,950 3,852,614

314.360 3,694,877

306,750 3,609,648 301,300 3,683,644

294,115 3,695,707

285,140 3,767,986

273,540 3,879,617 255,210 3,823,735 253,780 3,888,763 244,850 3,967,032 235,935 3,825,423

206,749

3,736,695 199,385 PROVIDENCE BANKS, -(CAPITAL, $14,903,000.) Loans.

Specie. Circulation. Deposits. 19,144,354 315,917 2,011,336 2,635,486 19,144,846 326,297 1,958,540 2,566,168 19,009,255 342,965 1,917,593 2,598,169 18,686,210 343,992 1,952,022 2,640,170 18,893,658 448,413 2,045,590 2,773,248 18,891,907 422,726 1,938,254 2,844,012 19,243,061 430,128 2,158,9114 2,790,587

Specie. 664,179 685,984 657,321 676.858 601,014 678,234 746,178 808,918 826,793 671.669 627,942 656,358 682,917 705,764 804 983 791,729

Jan. 2.....
Feb. 6.
Mar. 3
Apr. 1.
May 7...
June 4.
July 2.

Due banks.

938,508 921,779

970,971 1,040,260 1,356,071

1,115,951

BANK OF ENGLAND CIRCULATION. Table showing the alterations in bank discounts during 1859 and 1860, with the amount of bank notes issued, and of the bullion held, at the respective periods :

Bank notes issued.
Minimum

In reserve
rate

Held by by Bank of
Date.

per cent.
Bullion. the public. England.

Total. 1859, Apr. 28... 3. £17.640,342 £21,938,625 £9.446,645 £31,435,270

May 5... 4} 17,205,480 22,255,685 8,790,350 31,046,035
June 2... 34 17.764,596 21,092,350 10,478,390 31,570,745

9... 3 17,957,887 21,134.345 10,607,545 31,741.890 July 14... 21 17,941,791 21,712,530 10,100,525 31.813,055 1860, Jan. 19. 3 15,884,498 22,053,140 7,589,865 29,643,005 31.

4 14,912,502 21,906,340 6,846,370 28,752,710 Mar. 29

45 15,271,701 20,980,355 8,082,685 29,063,040 Apr. 12...

5 14,637,102 23,467,255 4,922,085 28,389,340

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VALUATION OF GEORGIA, A TABLE SHOWING THE INCREASE AND DECREASE IN THE DIFFERENT ITEMS OF TAXATION

SINCE 1858.

Value in 1858. Value in 1859. Increase Decrease. Land

$138,859,970 $ 149,547,880 $10,687,910 Slaves..

227,468,927 271,620,405 44,154,478 City property....

30,1 10,244 32,129,314 2,019,070 Money and solvent debts

89,76 2,747 93,124,701 7,361,904 Merchandise.....

10,462,511 13,531,687 3,069,176 Shipping and tonnage..

763,235 631,731

131,504 Foreign bank capital. ...

773,413

773,413 Stocks, manufactories, &c. ...,

3,868,736 4,428,132 559,396 Household and kitchen furniture.. 2,054,505 2,260,937 206,432 Other property not mentioned.... 34,928,856 39,315,089 4,386,233 Number of polls....

97,049 98,945 1,897 Number of professions .

2,978
2,838

140 Number of free persons of color..

1,093
1,213

120
Number of acres of land
33,780.805 33,759,223

21,582 Number of slaves ...

432,124 443,364 11,240

VALUATION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS. The Controller of the State of Texas gives the following taxable valuation of that State :

TAX FOR 1858.

Rate
Number,

Value.
per $100.

Tax. Acres of land

44,809,220 $73,915,178 121 $92,393 97 Town lots..

43,385 12,748,313

15,935 39 Negroes

135,320 72,855,928

124

91,069 91 Horses...

239,887 11,711,601 12} 14,639 50 Cattle...

2,218,055 13,317,821 12} 16,647 27 Money lenders.

2,682 2,816,581 20 5,633 16 Miscellaneous

6,271,396 12 7,839 26

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Total value ...
Poll tax....

$193,636,818

$244,158 45

25,597 50

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Total ad valorem and poll tax

$269,755 95 Average value of land per acre. $1 65 | Average value of horses... $48 82 town lots. 293 84

cattle

6 00 negroes

538 40
TAX FOR 1859.

Rate
Number
Valne.

Tas. Acres of land

44,233,658 $83,392,720 12} $104,240 90 Town lots....

42,363 14,137,207 12 17,671 51 Negroes.

136,853 85,630,748 124 107,038 43 Horses...

284,714 14,329,103

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17,911 38 Cattle.... 2,671,422 16,057,942 12

20,071 55 Money lenders ..

3,053 3,330,038 20 6,660 07 Miscellaneous

7,476,208 12 9,345 26

per $.00.

$224,353,266

Total value
Poll tax..

$282,939 10

26,787 50

Total ad valorem and poll tax...

$309,726 60 Average value of land per acre. 81 88 Average value of horses.... $50 32 town lots.... 333 72

cattle

6 01 negroes

625 64

INCREASE OF TAXABLE PROPERTY.

Increase
Amount. Per cent,

The increase in the total value of property within the last two years has been over $45,500,000, of which $14,500,000 has been in the value of land; $2,000,000 in town lots : $18,100,000 in negroes ; $3,800,000 in horses ; $4,400,000 in cattle; $1,100,000 in money at interest; and $1,600,000 in miscellaveous property, or an increase of nearly 25.5 per cent, as appears from the following table showing the aggregate value for each of the last eight years, and the increase in amount and per cent of one year over the other :

Tax
Years.

able property.
1852..

$80,75 1,094 1853..

99,155,114 $18,401.020 23 1854..

126,981,617 27,826,503 28 1855..

149,521,451 22,539,834 171 1856.. 161,304,025 11,782,574

8 1857.

183,594,205 22,090,180 134 1858.

193,636,818 14,857,513 81 1859..

224,353,266 30,716,448 15% In order to ascertain the actual increase in the total value of property for the past two years, it will be necessary to deduct the amount of “ merchandise on

band” rendered for taxation in the year 1857, and which has been exempt since that time. The amount of "merchandise on hand” rendered in 1857 was $4,814,900; hence, the actual increase of 1858 over 1857 is $14,857,513 instead of $10,042,613, as appears from a comparison of the aggregate value of taxable property for those years as exhibited in the above table.

The actual increase of 1859 over 1858 is 18.5 per cent, which embraces the su tary assessments of 1858, and the outstanding rolls for this year from the counties of El Paso, Hamilton, Montague, Nueces, Webb, and Zapata, which are not included in the above recapitulation.

BANKS OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. The last Legislature of Virginia authorized seventeen new banks and forty branches. Of the new banks, seven are under general law; five are independent; and the remainder are State banks. The following is a condensed statement of the banks of Virginia in January, 1859 and 1860, from the official reports :

Capital.

Circulation.-
--Loans.

St. stocks.
Banks.

1859. 1859. 1860. 1859. 1860. 1859. Winchester

$113,000 $77,215 $74,365 $130,054 $133,199 $117,409 Rockingham

211,200 178,995 156,675 149,954 128,818 261,580 Scottsville.. 77,000 97,509 68,206 76,583

66,821 100.128 Old Dominion.. 404,000 296,385 260,490 411,151 411,853 350,000 Charleston 300,000 63,121 115,155 142,251 228,435

49,488 Berkeley

100,000 64,585 59,030 70,151 75,963 100,000 Philippi.....

75,400 75,400 71,855 70,711 66,571 70,300 Howardsville..

181,000 167,886 115,857 167,006 110,443 203,308 Commerce...... 175,500 85,440 73,820 134,298 101,861 125.800 Rockbridge

106,800 114,395 110,065 99,533 125,953 125,000 Farmers', Fincastle. 150,000 163,255 86,465 118,137 79,443 171,000 Monticello...

284,900 176,249 109,066 125,880 200,624 284,900 Merchants'...

500,000 287,291 204,800 358,831 378,358 455, 102 Central...

208,100 138,249 149,805 162,361 168,594 173,905 Southwestern 109,900 104,275 91,325 103,998

99,758 109.900 Fairmount.

57,950 59,435 46,565 56,570 40,381 60,000 Danville....

125,965 160,620 256,210 239,985 357,880 Exchange.

3,046,000 1,693,817 1,425,757 5,623,362 5,370,970 Farmers'

3,150,900 1,762,021 1,769,872 6,066,900 6,027,315 Virginia....

2,651,250 1,284,948 1,232,204 4,714,214 4,749,351 Northwestern

955,800 702,049 679,523 1,385,084 1,483,783 Merchants' & Mech. 784,200 1,479,202 1,334,258 1,573,668 1,499,786 Bank of the Valley. 1,215,000 1,268,701 1,228,039 2,244,759 2,100,139

Total

14,983,865 10,501,043 9,719,407 24,315,441 24,006,279 2,764,120

THE REVENUE OF JAPAN. During an interview with the Japanese, the subject of the revenue of Japan was introduced. In answer to a question from Commander Dahlgren, the ambassadors stated, after some consultation, that it amounted to about $500,000,000, principally derived from tax upon agricultural produce, rice being the staple crop. Of this 30 per cent is the revenue of the general government, and 70 per cent that of the rulers of the several States, each of which has its distinct though tributary and subordinate government. It seems almost impossible that this estimate can have been correctly made, according to our currency. The total is probably exaggerated. It would require a tax of more than $10 a head, or about $50 a family.

THE STATE BANK OF IOWA, MAY 7, 1860. The State Bank of Iowa was authorized in 1838, and went into operation in 1839. Its condition is now as follows:

Name of branches.
Muscatine Branch.....
Dubuque Branch..
Keokuk Branch..
Mount Pleasant Branch....
Merchants’ Branch, Davenport..
Oskaloosa Branch...
Branch at Iowa City.
Branch at Des Moines,
Lyons City Branch...
Branch at Burlington.
Washington Branch..
Fort Madison Brancb...
McGregor Branch..

LIABILITIES.

Due other b'ks Depos-
Capital. Circulation, and bank'rg. itors.
$34,000 $47.934 $3,011 $20,791
30,000 36,354 475 83,145
58,500 73,513 1,650 42,592
35,350 39.772 818 36,005
35,420 9,043 806

138,091
50,000 85,324 427 33,422
26,300 40,500 1,626 57,491
27,000 51.720 411 27,189
25,000 13,994 67 31,960
75,000 79,280 3,989 191,570
33,000 62,334 866 31,383
46,500 83,778 1,115 9,224
25,000 17,305 253 11,086

Other items. $1,006 3,986 7,084 4,967 6,119 5,514 2,707 4,248 2,288 16,489 2,325 1,880

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Total....

$501,070 $644,851 $15,519 $713,904 $59,286

Muscatine Branch....
Dubuque Branch....
Keokuk Branch..
Mount Pleasant Branch...
Merchants’ Branch, Davenport..
Oskalousa Branch.
Branch at Iowa City...
Branch at Des Moines.
Lyons City Branch
Branch at Burlington...
Washington Branch.
Fort Madisoo Brancb....
McGregor Branch.

ASSETS,
Safety
Notes of Due froun

Other Fund. Specie. oth. banks. banks. Loans. items. $8,763 $12,961 $4,5 29 $14,152 $31,971 $35,275

5,550 21,701 26,851 28,918 66,713 4,227 14,460 38,515 35,326 24,657 68,365 2,017 7,718 22,019 16,171 14,409 51,961 3,602 6,000 35,237 49,180 30,338 64,280 4,414 12,5'10 21,918 10,016 19,803 105,581 4,759 6,831 21.746 19,191 20,133 56,837 3,584 7,770 21,257 12,861 5,286 60,306 3,087 3,696 8,829 13.952 15,183 27,205 4,453 18,470 51,20 74.495 58,913 149,993 6,137

8,653 200,411 21,241 14,595 60,494 4,508 11.801 21,866 9,598

7,289 85,771 8,171 3,052 17,377 10,868 4,982 15,034 2,948

Total....

115,262 325,172 304,609 258,754 843,615 87,218

DEBT OF NORTH CAROLINA. The debt of the State of North Carolina is reported officially as follows:Bonds to pay debt of the State, under act of January 28, 1851

$170,000 Bools to Fayetteville and Western Plankroad..

152,000 Bonds to Tar River and Gaston and Weldon Railroad,

120,000 Bonds to North Carolina Railroad...

3,009,000 Bonds to Fayetteville and Central Railroad.

50,000 Bonds to Fayetteville and Warsaw Plankroad..

10,000 Bunds for account Tar River, under act 14th February, 1838.

15,000 B nds issued on account Iosane Asylum.....

125.000 Bonds to Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad..

1,466,500 Bonds to Western North Carolina Railroad..

180,000 Bonds to Cape Fear and Deep River.....

300,000 Bonds to Albermarle and Chesapeake Canal.

350,000 Bonds to Fayetteville and Coal Field Railroad..

300,000 Bonds to Wilmington, Charlotte, and Rutherford Railroad

400,000 Bopds issued under act for certain purposes, session 1858-59.

1,213,800 Due Literary Fund on vote..

81,005 Total......

$8,833,305 VOL. XLIII, -NO. II.

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The interest on the above debt is payable on the first days of January and July, on this amount, $5,721,705 ; and first days of April and October on this amount, $3,111,600. The interest on the above debt is $529,998 30. The State bas indorsed bonds of Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company for $200,000. The prospective debt of the State on account of Wilmington, Charlotte, and Rutherford Railroad and Western Extension of North Carolina Railroad, may be stated at $500,000, making the actual and prospective debt about $13.833,305.

Of course, as this prospective increase of our indebtedness depends upon contingencies which may not arise, it cannot be accurately told. Should the floating debt of the State, at this time of small amount, be funded, and the State be called upon to pay the principal of her indorsements for the Cape Fear and Deep River Navigation Company, as it is feared she will, the foregoing amount of the funded debt will be slightly increased.

BANKS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
The banks of New York State, for a number years, shows as follows :-

Capital.
Circulation.

Deposits. 1849, June...

$44,929,000 $21,912,000 $35,004,000 1850

47,779,000 24,214,000 46,691,000 1851

55,580,000 27,511,000 54,467,000 1852

59,705,000 27,940,000 65,034,000 1853

73,183,000 30,065,000 79,996,000 1854

81,589,000 31,266,000 82,637,000 1855

85,032,000 28,062,000 83,537,000 1856

92,334,000 30,705,000 96,267,000 1857

103,954,000 32,395,000 104,350,000 1858

109,340,000 24,079,000 94,046,000 1859, Sept.

110,997,000 27,970,000 103,106,000 1860, March

111,161,000 29,441,000 109,889,000 Loans.

Specie. Stocks & bonds. 1849, June...

$85,335,000 $10,571,000 $2,663,000 1850

98,480,000 11,653,000 2,069,000 1851

115,677,000 8,978,000 3,969,000 1852

127,245,000 13,304,000 4,548,000 1853

151,206,000 13,384,000 5,822,000 1854

153,875,000 10.792,000 7,315,000 1855

165,106,000 15,921,000 7,888,000 1856

174,141,000 18,510,000 8,381,000 1857

190,808,000 14,370,000 9,299,000 1858

178,853,000 33,597,000 8,615,000 1859, Sept..

182,420,000 22,026,000 7,995,000 1860, March.....

195,288,000 24,6 20,000 7,737,000

THE BANKS OF MISSOURI. The statements of the Missouri Banks for the 1st of July show the following aggregates, as compared with the January statement:Capital......

$10,357,206 Circulation..

6,242,780 Cash means..

5,222,479 Coin.....

4,386,993 Notes discounted...

5,281,435 Bills of exchange...

9,101,644 Decrease of circulation.

1,626,570 Increase in capital....

1,091,631 Increase in coin.....

226,088 Increase in potes discounted..

290,196 Increase in suspended debt.

41,000 Decrease in bills of exchange.

657,272

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