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STATEMENT OF THE PRODUCTION OF GOLD AND SILVER IN THE

WORLD SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA, (From 1493 to 1885 is from table of averages for certain periods, compiled by Dr.

Adolph Soetbeer. For the years 1886-1893 the production is the annual estimate of the Bureau of the Mint.)

Gold.

Silver.

Percentage of production
Fine
Value.

Fine Coining By weight. | By value. ounces.

ounces.

value. Gold | Silv'ri Gold | Silv'r 1493-1520.... 5,221,1601 $107,931,000 42,309, 400 $54,703,0001 11.01 89.00 66.41 33.6 1521-1514... 5,524,656 114, 205,000 69,598, 320 89,986,000

92.61 55.9 1545-1560. 4,377,544 90, 492,000 160,287,040 207,240,000 2.7 97.31 30.4 69.6 1561-1580... 4,398, 120 90,917,000 192,578,500 248,990,000 2.2 97.8 26.7 73.3 1581-1600.... 4, 20,340 98,095,000 269,352, 700 348, 254,000 1.7 98.3 22.0 78.0 1601-1620.. 5,478,360 113,248,000 271,924, 700 351,579,000 2.0 98.0 24.4 75.6 1621-1640... 5,336,900 110,324,000 253,084,800 327,221,000 2.1

97.9 25.2 74.8 1641-1660.. 5,639, 110 116,571,000 235,530,900 304,525,000 2.3 97.7 27.7 72.3 1661-1680. 5,954,180 123,084,000 216,691,000 280, 166,000 2.7 97.3

30.5 69.5 1681-1700... 6,921.895 143,088,000 219,841,700 284,240,000 3.1 96.9 33.5 66.5 1701-1720... 8,243,2601 170, 403,000 228, 650, 800 295,629,000 3.5 96.5 36.6 63.4 1721-1740.. 12,268,440 253,611,000 277,261, 600 358,480,000 4.2 95.8 41.4 58.8 1741-1760. 15,824,230 327, 116,000 342,812,2351 443,232,000 4.4

95.6 42.5 57.5 1761-1780. 13,313,315 275,211,000 419,711,820 542,658,000 3.1 96.9 33.7 66.3 1781-1800.. 11,438,970 236, 464,000 565, 235,580 730,810,000 2.0 98.0 24.4 75.6 1801-1810... 5,715,627 118, 152,000 287,469, 225 371,677,000 1.9

98.1
24.1

75.9 1811-1820.. 3,679,568 76,063,000 173,857,555 224,786,000 2.1 97.9 25.3 1821-1830... 4,570, 444 94,479,000 148,070,040 191,444,000 3.0 97.0 33.0 67.0 1831-1840... 6,522,9131 134,841,000 191,758, 675 247,930,000 3.3 96.7 35.2 64.8 1841-1850... 17.605,018 363,928,000 250,903,422 324,400,000 6.61 93.4 52.9 47.1 1851-1855.. 32,051,621 662,566,000 142, 442,986 184,169,000 18.4 81.6 78.3 21.7 1856-1860. 32,431,312 670, 415,000 145, 477,142 188,092,000 18.2 81.8 78.1

21.9 1861-1865. 29.747,913 614,944,000 177,009, 862 228,861,000

14.4 85.6 72.9 27.1 1866-1870. 31,350, 430 648,071,000 215,257,914 278,313,000 12.7 87.3 70.0 30.0 1871-1875. 27,955,068 577,083,000 316,585,069 409,322,000 8.1 91.9 58.6 1876-1880.. 27,715,550 572,931,000 393,878,009 509, 256,000 6.6 93.4 53.0 47.0 1881-1885 23,973, 773 495,582,000 460,019,722 594,773,000 5.0 95.0 45.5 54.5 1886.

5,127,750 106,000,000 93,276,000 120,600,000 5.2 94.8 46.8 53.2 1887.

5,116,805 105,775,000 96,121,000 124,281,000 5.0 95.0 45.9 54.1 1888.

5,330,780 110.197,000 108,827,000 140, 706,000 4.6 95.4 43.9 56,1 1889.

5,973, 780 123,489,000 120 214,000 155,428,000 4.7 95.3 44.2 55.8 1890. 5.749,320 118.849,000 126,095,000 163,032,000 4.3 95.7 42,2

57.8 1891. 6,320,195 130, 650,000 137, 171,000 177,352,000 4.4 95.6 42.4

57.6 1892. 7,077,165 146,298,000 152,940,0001 197,741,000 4.4 95.6 42.5

57.5 1893..

7,523,377 155,522,000 161,162,000 208,371,000 4.41 95.6' 42.71 57.3 ...406,223,949/8,397,395,000 7,663,409,716|9,908, 247,000 5 | 95 | 45.9 54.1

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Totals.....

*COINAGE OF THE MINTS OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1880.

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1880.

$62,308,279 00 $27,411,693 75 $391,395 95 $90,111,368 70 1881

96,850,890 00 27,940,163 75 428, 151 75 125, 219, 205 50 1882.

65,887,685 00 27,973, 132 00 960,400 00 94,821.217 00 1883.

29,241,990 00 29, 246,968 45 1,604,770 41 60,093,728 86 1884

23,991,756 50 28,534,866 15 796,483 78 53,323, 106 43 1885.

27,773,012 50 28,962,176 20 191,622 04 56,926,810 74 1886.

28,945,542 00 32,086,709 90 343,186 10 61,375,438 00 1887.

23,972,383 00 35, 191,081 40 1,215,686 26 60,379, 150 66 1888.

31,380,808 00 33,025, 606 45 912, 200 78 65,318, 615 23 1889.

21,413,931 00 35,496,683 15 1,283,408 49 58, 194,022 64 1890.

20,467,182 50 39,202,908 20 384,792 14 61,054,882 84 1891.

29,222,005 00 27,518,856 60 1,312,441 00 58,053, 302 60 1892.

34,787,222 50 12,641,078 001 961,480 42 48,359, 780 92 1893.

56,997,020 00 8,892,797 30! 1,134,931 701 66,934, 749 00 1894 (6 months, Jan, to July...

58.874, 125 00 3, 244,953 001 204,763 461 62,323.841 46 Total, 1793 to 1879... $1,099,766,456 00 $275,674,547 00 $13,122,403 05]$1,391,563,406 05 Grand total

$1,711,880,288 00 $675,954,221 30 $26,248,117 33]$2,424,082,626 63

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For coinage of each year from organization of the Mints (1793) to 1879, see "The Tribune Almanac" for 1894, pages 132-133.

MONEY IN THE UNITED STATES (IN TREASURY AND IN CIRCULATION), FROM JULY 1, 1860, TO JULY 1, 1894,

INCLUSIVE, WITH POPULATION AND PER CAPITA.

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GOLD AND SILVER COIN AND CERTIFICATES, UNITED STATES NOTES AND

NATIONAL BANK NOTES IN CIRCULATION, SEPTEM

BER 1, 1893 AND 1894 RESPECTIVELY.

September 1, 1893.

September 1, 1894.
In
Amount in

In

Amount in Treasury. circulation. Treasury.

1

circulation. Gold coin..

$78,019,667 $469,466,368 $76,944,532 $497,407,586 Standard silver dollars.

357,677,820 61,654,630 368, 991,724 51,512,484 Subsidiary silver..

12,700,829 64,335, 238 17,720,835 58,446,869 Gold certificates..

565,370 80,414,049 34,730 65,668,969 Silver certificates.

2,882, 1681 326,206,336 13,492,527 325, 217,977 Treasury notes, act July 14, 1890. 4,461,749 145,420,209 27,598,929 124,552,440 United States notes..

15,042,956 331,638,060 82,905,913 263,775,103 Cur. certificates, act June 8, 1872.

60,000 5,605,000 720,000 58,065,000 National bank notes..

3,157,587 195,822,781 5,567,162) 202,025,053 Totals......

$474,598, 146|$1,680,562,671|$593,976,352|$1,646,671,481 Population of the United States September 1, 1893, estimated at 67,186,000: circulation per capita, $25 01. September 1, 1894, estimated at 68,642,000; circulation per capita, $23 99.

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AGGREGATE COLLECTIONS OF INTERNAL REVENUE DURING

FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1894.

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States and Territories.

Aggregate
collections.
States and Territories. |

Aggregate Alabama $112,768 14 Montana (g)..

$150,257 47 Arkansas 103,340 20 Nebraska (h).

2,240,292 03 California (a). 1,907,921 20 New Hampshire (i).

494,012 32 Colorado (b). 298, 220 14 New Jersey

4,230,610 86 Connecticut (c) 1,044,399 17 New Mexico (k)

36,720 56 Florida 416,332 82 New-York

18,922.111 64 Georgia 413,442 43 North Carolina

2,369,781 63 Illinois 30,942, 233 86 Ohio

12,454,898 37 Indiana 4,920,667 23 Oregon (1).

340,531 04 lowa 488, 288 13 Pennsylvania

12, 151, 196 35 Kansas (d). 362,739 97 South Carolina

73,834 90 Kentucky 24,308, 630 94 Tennessee

1,010,291 70 Louisiana (e). 828,647 66 Texas

377,100 49 Maryland (1) 3,842,242 59 Virginia

2,548,051 75 Massachusetts 2,453,203 36 West Virginia

864,380 96 Michigan 2,127,647 28 Wisconsin

4,517,792 12 Minnesota

2,178,592 49 Missouri 7,636,660 61 Total

$147,168,442 41 (a) Including the State of Nevada. (b) Including the State of Wyoming. (c) Including the State of Rhode Island. (d) Including the Indian Territory and the Territory of Oklahoma. (e) Including the State of Mississippi. (1) Including the State of Delaware, District of Columbia and two counties of Virginia. (g) Including the State of Idaho and the Territory of Utah. (h) Including the States of North Dakota and South Dakota. (1) Including the States of Maine and Vermont. (k, including the Territory of Arizona. (1) Including the

State of Washington and the Territory of Alaska.

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INTERNAL REVENUE FIGURES FOR THE FISCAL YEARS 1893 AND 1894, ENDED JUNE 30 OF EACH YEAR.

The cost of collection in 1894 was $2 70; in 1893 $2 62. The collections for 1894 were $13,836,547 26 less than for 1893.

Receipts during fiscal year
Objects of Taxation.

ended June 30.

Increase. Decrease.

1893. I 1894. SPIRITS. Spirits distilled from apples, peaches and grapes. $1,518,787 02 $1,287,497 30

231,289 72 Spirits distilled from materials other than apples, peaches and grapes .... 87,712,513 031 78,612,150 22

9, 100,362 81 Rectifiers (special tax).

182, 408 53 195,404 21 $12,995 68 Retail liquor dealers (special tax). 4,867,324 39 4,723,495 74

143,828 05 Wh'les'le liquor dealers (spec'l tax) 425,339 27 423,503 16

1,836 11 Manufacturers of stills (special tax) 1,325 01

908 35

416 66 Stills and worms manufactured (special tax)

4,440 00 2,670 00

1,770 00 Stamps for distilled spirits intended for export.

8,123 30 13,917 40 5,794 101 Totals..... 94,720,260 55) 85,259,546 38

9,460,714 17 TOBACCO. Cigars, cheroots and cigarettes Weighing not over 3 pounds per thousand 14,442,591 35 12,200,752 30

2,241,839 05 Cigarettes weighing not over 3 pounds per thousand.

1,588,346 85 1,591,787 38 3,440 53 Cigarettes weighing over 3 pounds per thousand.

15 00

625 11 610 11 Snuff.

714,773 63 697,625 52

17,148 11 Tobacco, chewing and smoking... 15,143,984 91 14,127,108 31

1,016,876 60 Totals....... 31,889,711 74 28,617,898 62

3,271,813 12 FERMENTED LIQUORS. Ale, beer, lager beer, porter, and other similar fermented liquors. . 31,962, 743 15 30,884,674 11

1,128,069 04 Brewers (special tax).. 168,666 78 157,371 14

11,295 64 Retail dealers in malt liquors (special tax)...

174,043 08 179,765 34 5,722 26 Wholesale dealers in malt liquors (special tax)....... 243,530 06 242,683 38

846 68 Totals.... 32,548,983 071 31,414,493 97

1,134,489 10 OLEOMARGARINE. Oleomargarine, domestic and imported

1,301,317 501 1,328,558 00 27,240 50 Manufacturers of oleomargarine (special tax).. 15,350 00 11,250 00

4,100 00 Retail dealers in oleomargarine (special tax)..

238,332 00 276, 277 90 37,945 90 Wholesale dealers in oleomargarine (special tax).. 115,644 00 107,394 00

8,250 00 Totals....

1,670,643 501 1,723,479 90| 52,836

40 BANKS, BANKERS, etc. Bank circulation

2 26

2 26 Notes of persons,

State banks, towns, cities, etc., paid out.... Totals.....

2 26 MISCELLANEOUS. Penalties ....... 168,357 67 151,038 44

17,319 13 Opium manufactured in the United States for smoking purposes.....

125 00

410 00 285 00 Collections not otherwise herein provided for

6,908 24 1,572 84

5,335 40 Totals...... 175,390 81 153,021 28

22,369 53 Aggregate receipts...

161,004,089 67|147,163,442 41).. 113,836,547 26

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AGGREGATE RECEIPTS IN VARIOUS YEARS. 1892, $153.857,544 35; 1891, $146,035,415 97; 1890, $142,594,696 57; 1889, $130,894,434 20; 1888, $124,326,675 32; 1887, $118,837,301 08; 1886, $1 16,902,869 44.

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IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF SPECIE. Total declared value of the imports of specie into and exports of specie from the United States from and to each country, in the years ending June 30, 1893 and 1894.

1893. Countries.

1894.

Imports. | Exports. Imports. | ExportsAzores and Madeira Islands..

$58,519

$53,173. Denmark

$1,500 France

5,400,9501 32, 703,300 32,606 725,000 Germany

488,4991 37,917,600 12,000 Italy

496

$10,764,102 $15,651,000 Netherlands

1,000,000 14,439,772 28,906, 600 Portugal

3,552

400 England

489,950 46,639,319

31,632,053 50,177,198 Scotland

628 Bermuda

9,760

102,285 British Honduras.

457,886

260

322,072 Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, etc..

1,422

1,823 Quebec, Ontario, etc....

5,619,570

1,783,800 4,921,059

1,877, 151 British Columbia.

308,458

292,835 Newfoundland and Labrador.

61,098 47,431

559 Costa Rica...

6,466 13,625

19, 108

1,000 Guatemala

326,938 7,960

494,694

112,179 Honduras

17,843)
163,540

8,941 513,397 Nicaragua

144,404 167,787 16,514

27,625 Salvador.

38,729

83,160

7,989 104,555 Mexico

12,790, 199

473,942 22,951, 604

708,932 Miquelon, Langley. etc..

1,075 West Indies: British.

487,336 397,097 19,660]

30,098 West Indies: Danish.

64,243

104,236 15,000 West Indies: Dutch..

8,300 94,636

212,462

1,000 West Indies: French.

9,375 4, 800

4,870 Hayti

5,033

132,000 1,108,066

897,183

3,055 Santo Domingo.

477.961

114,346 157,908 Cuba

1,223,953 6,422,862 7,343,521 12,388,827 Porto Rico..

18,368

165,531

7,754 Brazil

4,017 87,106

2,999 112,931 Chili..

72,512 Colombia

1,192,806 35,264

1,268,700 580,020 Ecuador

4,080

1,001 Guiana, British.

15,000

500 Guiana, Dutch.

74,612 6,000 58,165

6,900 Peru

637

5,255 Venezuela

233,912 1,852,914 768,342 454,92: China

129, 420 50,000 190, 160 163,500 British East Indies.

1,175,000 Hong Kong

8,614,054

9,137,78Japan

91,681 4,150,980 44,680 3,849,036 British Australasia.

4,875,074

1,969,817 French Oceanica..

3,296

5,300 Hawaiian Islands.

4,130 816,310

160 794,08 British Africa..

3,000 Madagascar

10,459 All other islands and ports.

613) Totals

$44,367,633|$149,418,163| $85,735,671 $127,429,32€ Gold

$21,174,381($108,680,844 $72,449, 119 $76,978,061 Silver.

23, 193,252 40,737,319 13,286,552 50,451, 26:
COINAGE AT UNITED STATES MINTS.
FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1894.
Denomination.

Pieces.

Value. Double eagles.

2,757,182 $55,143,640 OC Eagles

3,496,884 34,968,840 OC Half-eagles

1,857,436 9,287,180 OC Quarter eagles.

30.101

75,252 50 Total gold

8,141,603 $99,474,912 56 Standard dollars

758

758 00 Half-dollars

6,726,654 3,363,327 00 Quarter-dollars

9,186,380 2,296,595 oC Dimes

3.642,183 364,218 31 Total silver.

19.555,217 $6,024, 140 30 Five cents.

9,226,071 $461,303 5. One cent.

25,561,571 255,615 71 Total minor.

34.787,642 $716,919 2 Total coinage.

62,485,220 $106,216,730 Of

2,065

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