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bargeman, the porter, the carman, and dock labourer; and if this feeling of duty should not provide the required number in each branch of work, the principle of compulsory distribution of labour will have to be arrived at by the casting of the lot.

It may, however, be presumed that it will, universally, happen that the lot will have to be cast because there will be too great a number presenting themselves to take part in this kind of labour.

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The intellectual labour that is now performed by the commercial agents, factors, merchants, and their clerks, will also admit of an easy distribution; because every member of the new social community having enjoyed the best possible education, will be at once fitted for the work by which the distribution of produce is regulated. Moreover, the work of the office will be greatly simplified, as it will be relieved from the intricacy of complicated book-keeping and calculations of gains, profits, assets, and liabilities, debtor and creditor accounts, etc.; the mere entry of the quantity and quality of articles and goods received or distributed being all that will be required, without mentioning any price, profits, or losses.

The distribution of produce is now performed by the following number of persons:

Shipping on seas and rivers

Grocers

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200,000

94,000

75,000

68,000

68,000

56,000

58,000

36,000

35,000

21,000

31,000

33,000

30,000

24,000

22,000

20,000

18,000

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2,000

2,300

2,800

2,600.

2,800

2,800

2,300

1,800

1,100

1,200

1,600

1,500

1,500

1,600

1,500

1,900

1,200

1,200

1,400

1,400

1,800

1,400

1,000

800

800

600

600

600

600

600

550

400

400

490

500

500

400

350

300

300

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300

390

260

300

300

300

300

240

290

110

140

116

100

127

111

126

153

100

158

100

93

97

60

86

80

77

72

76

73

76

66

63

64

60

60

56

56

44

42

44

Silk fancy goods dealers
Flax dealers, agents
Scriveners

Money-lenders, bill discounters

Divers

Coal shippers

Shawl warehousemen

Worsted merchants

Worsted waste dealers

Muslin agents
Navy agents

See reeves
Flint dealers
Ice merchants
Cork merchants
Lead merchants.

Glass factors, agents
Marble merchants
Carriage brokers

Printers' brokers
Wastepaper dealers
Soot dealers

Gravel merchants

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Grand Total

Or in round figures.

45

40

30

30

33

21

27

20

24

28

26

23

21

24

17

15

16

16

19

11

18

12

12

12

18

20

3

654

3

10

3

3

3

3

1,239,608

1,200,000

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