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The following is an Account of the Total Quantities of British and Irish

Linen exported from England, from the Commencement of the Bounty to January 1772, diftinguishing the Quantities and Bounties paid each Year.

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Extract from the Accounts of the Linens flamped in the following Years in

Scotland, as attefted at the Linen Hall established by the Board of Trustees at Edinburgh, instituted in the Year 1727.

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An Account of the total Quantities of Foreign Linens imported into England in the following Tears, converted into Britijh Yards, and the Duties paid thereon, as taken from the Custom-Houfe Entries in the Port of London.

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An Account of tbt progressive Increase of the Revenue of the Post-Office.

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IN 1644, Mr. Edmund Prideaux, who was inland Post Master, was
supposed to collect about 5000I. per annum.
In 1654, the Parliament farmed the posts to Mr. Manly, at io,oool.
In 1664, Daniel O'Neal, Esq; farmed them at 21,500!.
In 1674, they were let out at 43,0001.
In 1685, the gross were estimated at 65,0601;
In 1688, the posts amount was 76,3181.
In 1697, it was, according to Dr. Davenant, 90,5051.
In 1710, they were 111,461).

In 171 5, the gross amount of the inland office came to 145,227 1.
In i744> the fame amounted to 198,2261.
But the total gross amount of both inland and foreign offices, which

can alone demonstrate the extent of our correspondence, was that

year 235,49*1. And in 1764, the gross amount was 432,048 k

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SUPPLIES granted by Parliament, for the Year 1773.

December 3, 1772. ». 'TpHAT 20,000 men be employed, for the J[ sea-service, for the year 1773, including 4554 marines.

2. And that a sum, not exceeding 4I. per man per month, be allowed for maintaining the laid 20,000 men for 13 months, including ordnance for sea-service —• 1040000 o 0

December, Ic.

1. That a number of land-forces, including 1522 invalids,'amounting to 17070 effective men, commission and non-counniffioa officers included, be employed for the year 1773.

2. For defraying the charge of 17070 effective men, for guirds, garrisons, and other his Majesty's land-forces, in Great-Britain, Jersey, and Guernsey,

for the year 1773 ■ 616895 • '•

3. For maintaining his Majesty's forces and gairisons in the plantations and Africa, including those in garrison at Minorca and Gibraltar; and for provisions for the force: in Norih-America,, Nova-Scotia, Newfoundland, Gibraltar, the Ceded-Iflands, and

Africa, for the year 1773 —_^__ — 39^935 5 w'

4. For defraying the charge of the difference of pay between the Britiih and Irish establishment of six battalions, and three companies of foot, serving in the Isle of Man, at Gibraltar, Minorca, and the Ceded-Iflmds, for the year 1773 — —

5. For the pay of the general and general staff officers in Great-Britain, for the year 1773 —

6. Upon account, towards defraying the charge of out-pensioners of Chelsea-Hospital, for the year 1773

7. For the charge of the office of ordnance, for land service, for the year 1773 ;

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8. For defraying the expence of services performed by the office of ordnance, for land-service, and not provided for by parliament in 1772 — *7954 4 7

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February I, 1773.

1. For the ordinary of the navy, including halfpay to the sea and marine officers, for the year

1773 . . 4Z4019 ° 9

2. Towards the buildings, rebuildings, and repairs of (hips of war in his1* Majesty's yards, and other extra works, over and above what are proposed to be done upon the heads of wear and tear and ordinary, for the year J773 ■■ — 421554 o 9

February 4.

1. Upon account, for maintaining and supporting the civil establishment of his Majesty's colony of Nova-Scotia, for the year 1773 —'— 5146 10 j

2. On account, for defraying the charges of the civil establishment of his Majesty's colony ofGeorgia^ and other incidental expences attending the fame, from the 24th day of June 1772, to the 24th day of

June 1773 ■ 3086 6 •

3. Upon account, for defraying the expences of the civil establishment of his Majesty's colony of East-Florida, and other incidental expences attending the fame, from the 24th day of June 1772, to the

24th day of June 1773 — — — 495° o •

4. Upon account, for defraying the expences of the civil establishment of his Majesty's colony of West-Florida, and other incidental expences attending the fame, from the 24th day of June 1772, to the

24th day of June 1773 ~"* —i 7274 '3 *

;. Upon account, for defraying the expences attending general surveys of his Majesty's dominions in North-America, for the year 1773 — 1885 4 o

6. On account, for defraying the expence of supporting and maintaining the civil establishment of the government of Senegambia, on that part of the coast of Africa, situate between the port of Salee, in South Sarbary, and Cape Rouge, for the year »773 — — — '— — 6336 o 9^

February 18. 1. Upon account of the reduced officers of his Majesty's land-forces and marines, for the year 1773 1111:7 5 10

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2. For defraying the charge for allowances to the several officers and private gentlemen of the two troops of horse guards reduced, and to the superannuated gentlemen of the four troops of horse guards, for the year 1773 i

1148 10 6 3. For the paying of pensions to the widows of such reduced officers of his Majesty's land forces and marines, as died upon the establishment of half-pay in Great-Britain, and were married to them before the twenty-fifth day of December, 1716, for the year 1773

628 00 4. Upon account of the expences of the new roads of communication, and building bridges in the High· lands of North-Britain, in the year 1773

6998 10 9

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