Report Upon the Wealth, Internal Resources, and Commercial Prosperity of the City of New Orleans (Google eBook)

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Bulletin Book and Job Office, 1855 - Finance - 16 pages
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Page 11 - January, pass an ordinance to raise the sum of 000,000, increased to $650,000 by the supplementary act, by a special tax on real estate and slaves, to be called the consolidated loan tax.
Page 11 - January in each year, shall be null and void, unless the ordinance imposing the consolidation loan tax shall have been previously passed.
Page 11 - January, pass an ordinance to raise the sum of six hundred and fifty thousand dollars by a special tax on real estate and slaves, to be called the consolidated loan tax ; and the rate per cent, of said tax in each Municipality shall be in proportion to the indebtedness of each.
Page 6 - Committee, nor even with the appointment of a special committee whose duty it shall be to urge reform upon the legislature.
Page 8 - ... 1836, 309,500,920 1840, 252,135,515 NB During the latter period, namely, since 1832, about 470 miles of railroad have been completed and put in operation in this State, besides about 2,500 miles of railroads in other States. Thus it will appear that since the introduction of the railroad system, the value of real and personal property in the city of New York has increased over one hundred millions of dollars. The amount of tonnage of canal boats passing and repassing Utica, on the Erie canal,...
Page 12 - Resolved, That a Special Committee of three be appointed by the Chair, to inquire into, and to report upon, the causes of the decline in our commerce with the North West.
Page 5 - E, gives the exports of Flour, Pork, Bacon, Lard, Beef, Lead, Whisky and Corn, from the port of New Orleans, for ten years last past.

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