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5, was 101,000.

The total revenue and expenditure have been :

1890.

Revenue £414,313

Expenditure 401,737

The publio debt at the end of 1896 was $4,732,554 ; annual charge for debt, £194,623. The sinking
fund amounted to £175,033.

At the end of 1895 there were 2,248.976 sheep.

In 1896 there were 281,266 ounces of gold produced, valued at £1,068,810, against 293,491 ounces in
1895.

The imports and exports, includiug bullion and specie, have been as follows :

1890. 1892. 1893. 1894. 1895. 1896.

Imports £874,447 $1,391,109 £1,494,438 £2,114,414 £3,774,951 £0,493,557

Exports 671,813 882,148 918,147 1,251,406 1,332,554 1,650£»

The chief exports in 1896 were : Gold, £1,068,808 ; pearls, £20,000 ; pearl shell, £30,213 ; sandalwood,
£65,800; timber, £116,420; wool, £267,506; skins, £18,111.



Railroads, Post-Office, Telegraphs. (See index.:



There are six banks besides the Post-Office Savings- Bank. On September 30, 1897, their condition
was stated as follows : Capital paid up, £11.085,049; notes in circulation, £377,670; deposits, £3.928,301 ;
total average liabilities, £4,431,164 ; total average assets, £5.995,285 ; reserved profits. £3,228.011.

The Government Savings-Bank during the year ending June 30, 1896, received deposits of the
value of £520,016, and interest £10,524 was allowed. The amount withdrawn during the year was
£294.744, leaving a balance of £460,610 on deposit on June 30, 1896. During the year ending June 3D.
1897, deposits to the value of £1,068,322 were made, and interest £17,331 was allowed, £690,183 was with-
drawn, leaving a balance of £856,084.



TASMANIA.



Its area, with Macquarie (170 square miles), is estimated at 28,385 square miles.

The progress of population by census returns is shown as follows : 1841, 50,216 ; 1851. 70,130 ; 1861,
89,977 ; 1871, 99,328 ; 1881, 115,705 ; 1891, 146,667. The estimated population on December 31, 1894, was
157,456.

The total general revenue and expenditure are shown below :

1890.

Revenue £768,100

Expenditure 722,716

The revenue for 1897 is estimated at £768,790, and expenditure £743,655.

The public debt amounted to £8,251,778 on December 31, 1896 ; the debt, except £3,699,300 at 3H
per cent., consists principally of 4 per per cent, debentures, redeemable from 1896 to 1940, and the whole
was raised for construction of public works.

The total imports and exports, including bullion and specie, were as follows :

1890.

Imports £1,897,512

Exports 1.486,992



1892.


1893.


1894.


1895.


1N96.


£787,774


£706,972


£696,795


£761,971


£797,976


919,802


836,417


789,805


748,946


750.244



1892.


1893.


1894.


1895.


1896.


£1,497,161


£1,057,383


£979,676


£1,094,457


£1,192,410


1,346,965


1,352,184


1,489,041


1,373,063


1.473,429



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The values of the chief exports for the years named were as follows :

1890. 1893. 1894. 1896. 1896.

Wool £419,173 £296,442 £268,422 £208,341 £290,971

Gold 87,085 181,104 212,929 218,808 232,180

811ver and silver ore 16,872 153,832 217,844 227,916 222.94S

Tin. 296,761 266,156 202,454 167,754 159,088

Timber and bark 126,439 57,256 52,386 65,125 61,426

Hops 31,348 13,948 22^15 18,210 21,666

Fruit, green and preserved 136,502 122,183 202,466 161,464 169,706

The chief imports in 1896 were : Textile fabrics and dress, £391,849 ; art and mechanical produc-
tions, £294^99; food and drinks, £263,954.

For Railroads, Post-Ofkob, Telegraphs, see Index.



NEW ZEALAND.



The area of New Zealand is estimated at 104,471 square miles, and comprises North and Middle
Islands. South or Stewart's Island, and small outlying islands.

The population in 1896, according to census returns, exclusive of aborigines, was : Males, 871,415 ;
females, 831,945 ; total, 708,360.

Immigration and Emigration.

1890.

Immigrants 16,028

Emigrants 16,810



1892.


1808.


1894.


1896.


1896.


18,122


26,135


25,237


21,862


17,236


13,164


15,723


22,984


20,967


15,764



1806.

1898.


Customs.

.... £1,569,784

1,649,310


Stamps,

Post and

Telegraph.

£677,225

707,188

730,237


Railways.

£1,152,748
U82,280
1,287,140


Land
Tax.
£280,188
271,899
272,809


Income
Tax.

£89,891
92,778


1897.


.... 1,818,972


105,604



Fiscal Affairs.

The chief sources of revenue and the total ordinary revenue (exclusive of receipts from sales-
and rents of land) have been as follows, for years ending March 81 :

Total,
including
Others.
£3,965,829
4,107.078
4,798,70

The chief branches of expenditure (exclusive of sums paid to the Public Works Fund) have been

Constabulary Total/

Post and and including

Debt. Railways. Education. Telegraph. Defense. Others.

1806. £1,716,889 £727,656 £403,234 £286,766 £177.188 £4,266,712

1890. 1,683,775 744,200 453.156 338,836 196,999 4,370,481

1897 1,709,469 776,748 461,582 362,886 189,143 4,509,981

The total expenditure out of the Public Works Fund from 1870 to 1896 was £29,954,661.

Public Dbbt.



The public debt for years ending March 31 is shown in the following table :

Debentures Sinking Net Debt Sinking Total

Tear. and Stock. Fund. Net Debt. per Head. Interest. Fund. Charge.

1800» £38.802,860 £1,407,604 £37,394,746 £59158. 4d. £1,769,051 £117.540 £1,886,591

1896 40,386,964 751,932 89,635,032 57 9s. 9d. 1,658,910 57,979 1,716,889

1896 48,050,780 778,891 42,271,880 60 2s. 4d. 1,642,592 41,183 1,683,775

1807 44,388,618 814,294 43,552,324 6013s. 9d. 1,738,622 42,710 1,781,332



* Calendar year.



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Agriculture.



The total acreage under crop in 1896 was 10,698,809 acres. In 1891, there were 68,607 persons
engaged in agricultural and pastoral pursuits.

The principal crops are shown as follows:

^ Wheat > / Oats k . Barley * , Hay ^

Aver- Aver- Aver- Aver-

1,000 age 1,000 age 1,000 age age

Bush- per Bush- per Bush- per per

Year. Acres. els. Acre. Acres, els. Acre. Acres, els. Acre. Acres. Tons. Acre.

1891 301.460 6,724 18.99 346,221 9,947 28.73 32,740 758 23.18 44,045 62,901 1.43

1892 402,273 10.258 25.50 323,508 11,009 34.03 24,268 689 28.33 46,652 67,361 1.44

1893 .... 381,246 8,378 21.98 328,531 9,894 30.30 24,906 654 26.27 61,811 93,293 L51

1894 242,737 4,892 20.15 376,646 12,153 32.27 28,857 ?25 25.11 60,740 86,1^8 1.48

1895 148.OT5 3,613 24.32 351.852 10,221 29.05 36,519 1,001 27.40 66,614 78,489 L»

1»W6 245.441 6,844 27.88 364,788 12,264 33.62 &\3M 1,<H6 29. 30 96,81* 140,837 1.J0

1897 258,608 5,927 22.92 372.597 11.233 30.15 29,813 822 27.56 109,466

In 1897, there were 249,732 horses, 1,138,572 cattle, 19,138,493 sheep, and 209,853 pigs.



Manufactures and Mining.

The following table shows tbe statistics of the leading manufactories and works in the colony .

Number of Hands Estimated Estimated

Year. Factories. Employed. Capital. Produce

1890 2,570 29880 £5,826,976 £9,422,146

1885 2,268 25,656 5,697.117 7.436,649

1881 1,643 17,938 3,605,471 Not obtained.

1878 1,271 14,177 3,051,072 Not obtained.

In 1897, 94,307 ounces of silver were mined, valued at £10,589 : 263,694 ounces gold, valued at
£1,041,428; 792,851 tons of coal at £428,648; 7,126 tons kauri gum at £431,323.



Foreign Commerce.



1893.
1894..
1895.
1806..



Imports and Exports of Merchandise.

Exports of Total

Year. Imports. Colonial Produce. Other Produce. Exports.

£3*2.959 £9.341,ft>4

427,921 8,983.364

145,899 9.231,047

160,071 &.S50U2S4

143,769 9,321,105

The values of the principal imports and exports are shown in the following table :



Total


Exports of


Imports.


Colonial Produce.


£6.308,863


£9,428,761


6,943,056


8,557,413


6,788,020


9,085,148


6,400,129


8,391,153


7,137,320


9,177,336



Articles of Import.

Clothing, and materials for

Iron & steel goods, machinery,
etc

Sugar

Tea

Spirits, wines, and beer

Tobacco and cigars

Paper, printed books, and sta-
tionery

Coal

Bags and sacks

Fruit

Oils

Fancy goods

Other imports, excluding spe-
cie

Specie



1895. 1896.

£1,622,648 £1,890,293



781.602
389,609
173,343
247,951
123,843

290,092
97,621
69,935
125,250
134,913
71,273

1,987,873
284,176



1,095,206
422,134

166,860
236,650
149,905

315,549
94,138
55,961
145,016
128,138 I
89,072

2.246,457

101,941



Articles of Export.
Colonial produce : 1895.

Wool £3,662,131

Gold 1,162,181

Grain, pulse, flour 218,996

Frozen meat 1,262,711



Total £8,550,224 £7,137,320



Kauri gum.

Tallow

Timber

Hides, skins, leather

Live stock

Butter and cheese

Bacon and hams

Preserved meats

Grass seed

Phormium (N. Z. hemp)

Other articles

British and foreign produce. .
Specie



418,766

260,999

141,892

382,254

37,256

378,510

6,450

66,137

64,112

21,040

306,718

127.966

32,105



18WS

£4.391,84*

1, 041,42S

408,405

l,251,fc«

431.325

308,'Sl

133.511

334.0**

17'4H

411.8*!

18.3*7

75,6bl

81.175

32.5*^

34**. 17.*

122^71

2US*



Total £8,550,224 £9,321,116



The increase of the exports in wool, frozen meat, kauri gum, butter, and cheese, in the last four
d'v.'ennial periods, is shown as follows :



1864.
1874.
1884.
1894.



Year.



Wool.

Lbs.

19,180,500

46,848.735
81,139,028
144,295,154



Frozen Meat.
Cwts.



254,069
1,025,243



Kauri
Gum.
Tons.
1,867
2,568



Butter.
Cwts.



357
15,786
60,771



61



1.831
10,342
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The following table shows the value of trade with the principal countries :



-Imports from—
1804. 1895.



-Exports to-



Countries. 1803. 1894. 1805. 1896. 1893. 1894." 1895.

United Kingdom £4,481.955 £3,949,770 £3,992,359 £4,714,476 £7,036.515 £7,903,493 £7,045,646 £7,

Australian Colonies 1,411,465 1,740,985 1,361,125 "' -■ - —- — ...___„ .

Pacific Islands 200,386 275,415 282,571

India and Ceylon 265,760 193,381 233,135

<^iina ^ 37,039 26,422 38,664

Mauritius 205 31,431 12,474

United States 379,378 394,691 394,223

Other places 135,327 175,945 185,578

Total £6.911,515 £6,788,020 £6,400,129 £7,137,320 £8,985,364 £9,231,047 £8,550,224 £9,321,105



1,090,374
301,159
221.459
39,427
21,219
492,840
256,366



1,274,790

144,549

7,780

4,796

162

498.548

20,224



870,400

150,740

2,337

3,838

542

287,196

12,501



1,035,753 1

125,643

2,137

4,680

261

316,639

19,465



541,981

,287,001

126,859

2,681

8,268

64

326,589

27,662



Shipping.

In 1896, the registered vessels of the colony engaged in both foreign aud coasting trade were 309
sailing vessels, of 38,229 tons, and 183 steamers, of 67,324 tons; total, 492 vessels, of lu5,553 tons.

The following statistics show the shipping inward and outward for four years:



-Vessels Inward-



Year. With Cargoes.

No. Tons.

1890 574 503,036

1895 579 636,722

1896 550 587.049



Total, including

in Ballast.
No. Tons.

744 662.769

611 672,951

589 614,097



-Vessels Outward-



With Cargoes.
No. Tons.

729 644,032

554 622,311

561 601,727



TotaLincluding
in Ballast.
No. Tons.

745 649,705

597 648,946

592 627,659



Railroads, Post-Office, and Telegraphs. (See index.)



Banking.



There were In the year 1896 five banks of issue doing business in New Zealand. Two of these
were wholly New Zealand institutions, having a paid-up capital amounting to £1,250,000 (besides
which the Bank of New Zealand had £2,000.000 of 4 per cent, guaranteed stock), and reserves amount-
ing to about £195.000. The total average liabilities for the year of all five banks in respect of New
Zealand transactions were £15,311,697, and the average assets £17,367,743. The average amount on de-
posit was £14*254,936. The value of the notes in circulation of these banks was £971,047.

The progress of the post-office and private savings-bank business is shown for the years named :

No. of
Savings-
Year. Banks.

1890 3(0

1895 364

1896 378









Amounts on


No. of


Amounts


Amounts


Deposit at


Depositors.


Deposited.


Withdrawn.


End of Year.


118,344


£2,047.840


£1,891,478


£3,137,023


163,513


3,238,781


2.841,140


4,620,696


175,173


3,354,790


3,060,651


5,065,864



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NORTH AMERICA



CANADA.



Area and Population.

In 1800, the population of Canada was estimated at 240,000, and it has increased as follows : 1885.
581,000 : 1851, 1.845265 ; 1861, 8.090,561 ; 1871, 8,636,024 ; 1881, 4,884,810 ; 1891, 4,838,239.
In 1896, the estimated population was 5,125,486.



Aria and Population of Provinces, 1881 and 1891.



Square

Province. Miles.

Prince Edward Island 2,000

Nova Scotia. 20,550

New Brunswick 28,100

Quebec 227,500

Ontario 219,650

Manitoba. 64,066

British Columbia 382,800

Territories and Arctic Islands. . . 2,371,481

Total 8,315,647



Total


Total


per Sq.


Increase


Popula-


Popula-


Mile,


percent.


tion, 1881.


tion, 1891.


1891.


1871-81.


106,891


109,078


54


15.8


440,572


450,896


28


13.6


821,233


321,263


11


12.4


1,359,027


1,488,535


6.5


14.0


1,923,228


2,114,321


10


18.6


65,954


152,506


2.4


247.2


49,459


98,173


0.3


30.4


56,446


98,967


0.04


—^



4,324,810



1.5



18.97



Increase

percent.

1881-411.

0.17

2.28

0.00

9.58

9.78

144.85

98.49

75.88

11.76



To the above area should be added 140,736 square miles for lakes, rivers, etc., giving a total area
of 8,456,383 square miles.



Fiscal Affairs.

The financial accounts of the Dominion of Canada are made up under three different headings—
namely, first, " Consolidated Fund," comprising the general sources of revenue and branches of ex-
penditure ; secondly, "Loans" in revenue, and" Redemption " with "Premiums and Discounts " in
expenditure ; and thirdly, " Open Accounts." The headings ** Loans " and " Redemption " include
the deposits in and withdrawals from the Post-Office and Government savings-banks, the amount on
deposit forming part of the floating or unfunded debt of the country. Under the head of " Open
Accounts" are included investments, trust funds, province accounts, and expenditure on capital
account on public works.

Consolidated Fund.



Tear. Revenue. Expenditure.

1890 $39,879,925 $35,994,031

1891 38.579,311 36,343.568

1892 36,931,872 36,765,894

1893 38,168,609 36,814,053



Year. Revenue. Expenditure.

1894 $36,374,688 $37,585,026

1895 33,978,129 38,132,005

1896 36,618,591 86,949,142

1897 37,829,778 38,349,760



The total actual receipts and expenditure under these three divisions were as follows in the
financial year ending June 3D, 1897 :



Receipts.

Consolidated Fund $37,829,778

Loans 5,220,977

Open accounts 63,460,347

Total $106,511,102 I



Expenditure.

Consolidated Fund $38,349,760

Redemption 69cJ,594

Open accounts 67,468,748

Total $106,511,1©



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The actual sources of revenue and branches of expenditure comprised under the division called
Consolidated Fund were as follows in the financial year ending June 90. 1897 :

Revenue.

Customs

Excise

Lands

Public Works

Post-Offlce

Fees, fines, and forfeitures (including

seizures)

Militia

Weights and measures

Premium, discount, and exchange. . . .

Interest on investments

Fisheries

Penitentiaries

Superannuation

Dominion steamers and light-house

and coast service

Mariners* Fund

Steamboat inspection

Various



$19,478,247


Interest on public
Charges for debt.

Sinking Fund

Subsidies to provi
Legislation and CI
Public Works


Expe
debtT


nditure.


$10,645,663


9,170,379




198.220


172,514
3,687,166


nces.'.
vilGc




2,101,814
4,238,059
2,553,620
1,463,719


3^02,988


vera me nt.. . .


«0


Pr-"— "—' —

A

G

A

O

M

M



L

F

li

Ir

n

G
M

Total






409.598


40


B..


774,761


78




67,000


154
104

(84


atisties

rvice


2*4.390

737,070

1,667,588


08
118


»t Terrify..


526.162

90.882






445,743


12,757




443,587


54,294
25,064


a)


906,064
127,438


201,208




10,196,732
820,536
210,114

$88,849,760


$37,829,778


»t Terrify. .


Public


Debt.









Total $37,829,778



The public debt of the Dominion, incurred chiefly on account of public works, and the interest
of which forms the largest branch of the expenditure, was as follows on July 1, 1897 :

Without interest $23,082,648

At 2J$ per cent, interest 4,866,667

"3 %k " 52,525,499

'• 3tt " %% 79,674,046

M 4 " " 144,206,598

There are assets which make the net debt $281,538,598. The following shows the gross and net



At 5 per cent, interest $26,914,412

"6 " " 1,268,288

Total debt $332,530,131



debts:

Year. Gross.

1890 $286,112,295

1893 300,064,625

1894 308,848,024



Net. I Year. Gross. Net.

$237,533,212|1895 $318,048,755 $258,074,927

241,681,04011898 325,717,537 258,497,438

246,183,0291 1897 332,580,131 261,588,590



Agriculture.

In 1891, there were 28,537,243 acres of improved land. Out of 60,287,730 acres of occupied land,
19,904,826 acres were under crop in 1891, or 4,792,542 more than in 1881. The pasture acreage was 15,284,-
788, an increase of 8,899,228 since 1881. The wheat acreage was 2,723,861, or greater by 381,506 than
in 1881.

The principal crops of the provinces of Ontario and Manitoba were as follows:

t Ontario * / Manitoba *

1895. 1896. 1897. 1895. 1896. 1897.

Wheat. 17,628 18,597 28,856 31,775 14,372 18,262

Barley 12,091 12,670 12,022 5,645 3,172 3,184

Oats... 81,698 82,980 86,318 22,556 12,502 10,630

Rye 1,900 2,231 3,382 81 52 48

Peas. 15,568 17,493 13,867 28 23 33

Potatoes 29,391 21,305 16,101 4,043 1,982 2,083

Value of Farm Property.— In 1896, farm land, $557,468,270; buildings, $205,235,429; imple-
ments, $50,780,858; livestock, $96,857,566; total, $910,291,623.

The timber interests of Canada are very large. The forest area is estimated at 1,248,798 square
miles. The forest products of 1891 were valued at $80,071,415, of which $27,207,547 were exported. The
census returns show an aggregate of 2,045,073,072 cubic feet as the total cut of the year.



Fisheries.

The total value of the yield of fisheries in 1896 was $20,407,424, of which Ontario shared $1,605,674 ;
Quebec $2 085.754; Nova Scotia, $6,070,895 ; New Brunswick, $4,799,433 ; British Columbia, $4,183,999 ;
MnoeBdward Island, $976,126; Manitoba. $745,543.

The total value of produce of the fisheries of Canada in 1894 was $20,719,573, and in 1895 $20,185,298.
The values of the principal catches in 1895 were : Cod, $3,630,279 ; salmon, $3,732,718 ; herring, $2,636,515 ;
lobsters. £2.267.221 ; mackerel, $745,946. In 1895, according to provinces, the values were : Ontario,
$1,584,474; OueW, $1,867,920; Nova 8cotia, $6,213,131; New Brunswick, $4,403,158; British Columbia,
$4,401,854 ; Prince Edward Island, $976,836.



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Mineral Production.

The mineral production in 1897 reached a total value of J
which $13,996,234 were metallic in 18J7, against $8,0J9,640 in 1896 ;
$15,087,665 in 1806.

The quantity and value of coal mined were as follows :



28,789,173, against $23,627,305 in 1896, of
(14,542,939 non-metallic in 1897, against



1892.
1893.
1894.



Year.



Metric Tons.


Value.


2,986,999


$7,184,510


3,481,383


8,423.759


3,495,599


8,447,329



Year. Metric Tons.

1895 3,186,542

1896 8.743,234

1897 8,876,201



Value.

$7,774,17*
8,006,3&

7,286^57

The chief product* in 1897 were : Copper, 13,300,803 pounds, value $1,501,660 ; gold, $6,190,000: lead.
39,018,219 pounds, value $1,396,853; nickel, 3,997,647 pounds, value $1,399,176; silver, 5,558,446 ounces,
value $3,322,905; asbestos, 25,262 tons, value $324,700; coal (see above) ; coke, 78,811 tons, value $309,830;
gypsum, 239.691 tons, value $244,531: natural gas, $325,873; petroleum, 709,867 barrels, value $1,011 ,546;
cement, 205,213 barrels, value $276,273.

Note.— The tons are of 2,000 pounds.



Foreign Commerce.

The following statement shows the total imports and exports, with duty collected thereon, for
the years named, coin and bullion included :

Year ended Imports for

June 30. Total Exports. Total Imports. Home Consumption. Duty.

1879 $71,491,225 $81,964,427 $80,341,608 $12,939,541

1889 89,189,167 115,224,931 109,673,447 23,784,523

1894 117,524,949 123,474,940 113,093,983 19,379,822

1895 113,638,803 110,781,682 105,252,511 17,887,269

1896 121,013,852 118,011,508 110,587,480 20,219,037

1897 137,950,253 119,218,609 111,294,021 19,891,997

Commerce with Principal. Countries.

(In Thousands of Dollars.)

, Exports to » ^-Imports Entered for Consumption—*

1894. 1895. 1896. 1897. 1894. 1895. 1896. J897.

Great Britain $68,539 $61,857 $66,690 $77,228 $38,717 $31,132 $32,980 $29,412

United States 35,810 41,298 44,448 49,373 63,034 54.635 58,574 61,649

West Indies 3,444 3,725 2,811 2,643 3,677 4,956 1,896 1,679

Newfoundland 2,818 2,325 1,782 1,693 815 740 551 452

Australasia 323 417 • 517 1,418 143 113 214 147

Germany 2,046 627 757 1,045 5,841 4,794 5,931 6,493

Prance 545 335 582 691 2,536 2,585 2,811 2,601

China and Japan.... 541 378 668 904 2,524 2,528 2,671 2,386

The following table shows the values of the leading imports and exports, years ending June 30 :

/ Imports v t Exports »

1895. 1896. 1897. 1895. 1896. 1897.

Animals, living $512,749 $795,448 $629,577 $10,357,479 $11,773,688 $10^63.717

Books, periodicals, etc 1,101,525 1,155,624 1,200,159 85,981 96.081 119,959

Breadstuffs, total 5,096,528 6,417,767 9,425,845 13,062,529 12,934,230 19,807,900

♦Carriages, incl'g r.r. cars, etc. 693,305 1,410,473 1,630.410 77,253 113,344 402^216

Coal and coke 9,199,807 9,549.191 9,543,707 3,807,991 3,495,750 8,592,481

Coffee, chicory, etc 620,901 683,878 728,063 1,163 4,024 6,004

Cotton, and manuf 'res of 7,88U,463 8,074,430 7,613,540 601,180 823,338 960,397

Drugs, dyes, chemicals, etc. .. . 2,759,895 3,007,024 2,937,995 280,077 829,962 247,980

Fancygoods 1,474,000 1,469,250 1,481,819

Fish, and ttsh products 1,111,845 947,088 900,992 9,647,826 10,366,148 10,002,948

Flax, hemp, etc., and mf'res of 2,357,511 2,745,582 2,314,839 243,715 222,062 382^878

Fruits, green 1,539,397 1,774,074 1,519,883 2,077,133 1,713,021 2,831,987

Furs, and manufactures of.... 1,117,576 1,255,952 889.721 2,823,685 2,591,570 2,184,571

Glass, and manufactures of... 1,112,177 1,105,051 1,138,286 8,852 13,254 14,707

Gutta-percha & india-rubber.. 1,1«2,199 1,472,726 1,500,503 37,328 33,762 81,713

Hats, caps, and bonnets. 1,358,518 1,485,742 1,326,907 3,390 3,362 3,688

Hides, raw 1,965,331 1,945,914 2,391,508 896,470 1,107 628 1,528,530

Leather, & manufactures of... 1,236,825 1,243.113 1.382,750 1,376,660 2,018,080 1,661,987

Metals & minerals, &mf res of. 16,908,041 16,092,878 16,127.031 8.57w,940 7,061,082 10,346,054

Gold and silver, and raf 'res of. 342,204 345,842 295,878 1,264,466 2,694,601 5,417,274

Iron and steel, and mf'res of.. 8,881,414 10,203,052 10.785.576 1,126,875 1,242,314 1,397,195

Tin, and manufactures of 973,228 1,237,990 1,274,058 17,274 89,532 32,339

Oils 1,383,764 1,626,237 1,516,503 75 382 87.245 140,244

Paper, and manufactures of... 982,201 1,002.434 1,006,818 2,580 8,926 8,157

Provisions 1,695,007 1,228,041 1,572,289 21,491,064 21,704,694 25,232,195

Silks and manufactures of.... 2,369,523 2,765,233 2,130.725

Spirits and wines 1,250,078 1,197,157 1,207,545 353.088 406,067 475,970

Sugar, molasses, etc 9,262,931 7,129.201 7,316.592 443,654 126,013 177,746

Tea... 3,115,824 8^52,038 3,313,048 132,949 64,246 425,897

Tobacco, and manufactures of. 1,684,455 1,738,216 2,286,493 191,284 230,961 489,215

Vegetables, canned, etc 219,985 220,560 220,563 664,806 836,811 878,736

Wood, and manufactures of... 2,474,470 2,904,196 8,002.228 25,334,186 28,806,799 83,040,329

Wool, and manufactures of... 9,116,820 9.898,437 8,025,454 1,151,840 918,718 1,520,611

Miscellaneous articles. 3,877,265 3,743,085 4.920,594 1,203,864 1,695,838 1,140^98

Grand total, mdse. only. . . $106,205,062 $112,785,189 $114,542,415 $109,313,484 $116,814,548 $184,467,708
♦Includes bicycles, A p'ts of 404,953 1,068,930 1,080,418 388,517



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