Report Upon the Wealth, Internal Resources, and Commercial Prosperity of the City of New Orleans
Bulletin Book and Job Office, 1855 - Finance - 16 pages
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1-7 per cent 1845 by nearly 1st September 45 per cent amount arrivals of 1845 arrivals of steamboats assessors of property average by nearly average exports average number average tonnage Bacon barrels bbls Beef centage of increase COMMERCIAL PROSPERITY Committee have deemed Durell duties paid ending January 1st ending July 1st ending September 1st equal exceed the average exports of Cotton exports of Molasses exports of Sugar gives the exports hogsheads interest annually accruing interior internal resources Lard less loan tax number of bales ordinances Orleans past eight permanent debt personal property port produce received raise the sum raised by taxation ratio of population real and personal real estate real property schooners sels arriving showing Special Committee Square Statement of Duties steamboats visiting table marked tabular statement marked taking the ratio tion tons per vessel total ordinary expenditures total receipts value of produce value of real Wharves Whisky and Corn
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, 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.