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As every American muß po doubt be highly intereked in what relates moft eflentially to our existence as a nation, viz. our trade and commerce, together with the sources to which it is directed, we present our readers with the following

OFFICIAL SUMMARY Of the value and deftination of the EXPORTS of the United States,

During the year prior to the if day of October, 1799. To Russia,


46,03 Prussia,


617,046 Sweden,

104,072 Swedish Welt-Indies,


733:597 Denmark and Norway,

951,577 Danish Weft-Indies,


4,348,839 United Netherlands,

696,968 Dutch Welt-Indies,


5,851,503 England, Man and Berwick,

15,045,710 Scotland,

2,125,584 Ireland,

1,684,372 Gibraltar,

528,142 Guernsey, Jersey, Sark, &c.

74.912 Cape of Good-Hope,

183,569 British Faft-Indies,

7,296 British Welt-Indies,

6,285,254 New-Foundland and British Fifheries,

12:567 British American Colonies,


26,546,987 Imperial Ports,


105,647 Hamburgh, Bremen, &c.


17,144,400 France, French West-Indies,

2,776,604 Bourbon and Mauritius, French African poris,


2,780,504 Spain,

4,237,954 Teneriffe and other Canaries,

154,517 Honduras, Campachy, &c.

531,438 Spanish West-Indies,

8,993,401 Floridas and Louisiana,


17,421,402 Portugal,

538,663 Madeira,

203,485 Fayal and other Azores,

23,706 Cape de Verde Illands,


857,731 Morocco and Barbary States,

48,000 48,000 Italian Ports

1,157,212 1,157,212 China and Eat-Indies generally,

595,249 595,249 Weft-Indies generally,

92,020 92,020 Africa generally,

234,596 Europe generally,

11,818 11,818 North-West Coast of America,

72,941 72,941 Total,


334,596 bank of New York, The 8 per cent ftock ißued in 1799, pursuant to an act passed on

Of the Value of the Exporis from each State.
From New-Hampshire,

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11,421,591 Vermont,

20,480 Rhod--Illand,

1,055,273 Connecticut,

1,143,818 New-York,

18,719, 527 New-jersey,

9,721 Pennivlvania,

12,431,967 Delaware,

297,065 Miryland,

16,299,609 Virginia,

6,292,986 North-Carolina,

485,921 South-Carolina,

8,729,015 Gcorgia,


DOLLARS, 78,6651522
Regiller's Office, Februiry 7th, 1800.


Whatever may have been the motives, for laying the foundation of a national debt, is not the businefs of a work of this nature to determine ; it is thought necefl'ry however in order to finish this part of the hiftory of America, (after layju; belove our readers the wealth of our country) to shew in what manner that wealth is applicd. As far as this comes to our knowledge we wilh to give it, and it is thouglit no source can be fo authentic as that which is official; we there fore lay before our reade's an extract of a letter presented by the Secretary of the Treatury to a committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representalives of Congress, dated January 22, 1800.

Various equiliis having been lateiy made respecting the public debt, I have judged it expedient to state the capitals of the different itocks, at the close of the

The following debts have been incurred and remain unpaid, in consequence of expenditure s authorized by Congress, under the present conftitution of the United Stares. 'I he balance due te the bank of the United States, being


3,640,000 From which deduct the coft of 22 30 shares, which are held by the United Stats,


jaft year:



The amount of 6 per cent. frock, issued pursuant to an act of Con

grei, purt.d on the gift of May, 1796; the proceeds of which were applied towards the payment of a loan obtained of the

ihe 16th of July, 1798. The 6 per cent navyo ftuck, issued in 1799, pursuant to an act passed

on the 30th June, 1798. There will be issued of 6 per cent; navy stock, in payment, for

ships now preparing for service, which may be deemed a debt already incurred, though not liquidated about




Amounting in the whole to,


The following fums may be properly opposed to the debts above enumerated. The sums of stock purchased and redeemed, the interest whereon is vested in che trustees of of the linking fund,

4,704,2 19 60 The sums reimburfed on the ift of January 1800, of the principal of

the 6 per cent Itock, pursuant to the act of March 3d, 1795, com. puted at,

2,540,641 90 Amounting to,

7,244,861 50 The principal de bt of the United States, has therefore increased, fince the establifhment of the present government, the sum of one million five hundred and fixteen thousand ihree hundred and thirty-eighe dollars and fifiy cents. An estimate of the Expenditure and Revenue of the United States, for the

Year 1800, places the Foreign Debt, Dols Cos. Due in Amsterdam and Antwerp, at Guilders 2,277,802 10 which estimated at 40 cents the guilder, is

911,12 1 For intereft on domestic funded debt, of 69,048,395 dollars 68 cents, exclusive of the sinking fund,

3,402,369 18 For interest on stock purchased or transferred to the trustees of the

finking fund, amounting to 4,704,2 19 dollars 60 cents, in 1860, 193,018 51 For the interest and reimbursement of temporary domeftic loans, from the bank of the United States,

404,4GO Expenditures for the service of the year 1800, calculated upon the

principles of the estimates reported to the House of Representatives on the 7th December, 1799,

10,482,125 42 Etimated amount of expenditures, by the Secretary of the Treasury, during the year 1800,

15,393,034 11 Estimated Revenue for the

Dols. Cis. From duties on imports and tonnage,

7,000,000 From duties on domestic diftilled spirits and on stills, fales at auction,

licences for felling foreign fpirits and wines by retail, refined sugar, carriages, and stamps,

800,000 From the Dire& Tax. It is expected that there will be received, during the year 1800, the sum of

1,200,000 From revenue on the postage of letters,

36,000 Frem fees on letters patent,

1,200 From dividends on bank stock,

71,040 From the proceeds of that part of the finking fund which consists of

interest on the stock purchased or redeemed, and which is appropriated with other funds, towards the reimbursement of the public debt,

193,018 51 Estimated amount of revenue for 1800,

9,301,258 Si The monies which remained in the treasury on the first of January,

1800, may be considrred as a fund for defraying the expences herein before enumerated, to the extent of

1,000,000 Leaving the balance to be provided for, about

5,091,775 60 6,091,775 60

year 1800.

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The Secretary also exhibits an account of Receipts and Expenditures of the United States from ift Otober 1799, to 31st December following, so far as the accounts have been received at the treasury-the several items composing the former of which, amount to

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5,18,430 12 Leaving a balance in the Treafury on gif

3.359,053 02 December, 1799, of

4,159,377 10

5,518,430 12 The accounts of the treasury at the abovo period were not closed, but may considered as essentially correct.

A ftatement of the loans obtained of the bank of the United States, and the sums remaining unpaid on the first of January 1800 also accompanies the letter of the Secretary, from which it appears that 'the balances unpaid on the 1st January 1800, amount to 3,640,000 dollars-200,000 dollars of which are reimbursable on the ist January 1803-the remainder were due by the terms of the contract, but continued on loan with the consent of the bank.

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THE period has nearly arrived when a new census of the people of the United States will be taken. This census, by enabling us to reason from authentic data, will put it in our power to ascertain the rate of our progress in population.

Meanwhile, it may not be unacceptable to some of our readers, to state, in a distinct and comprehensive manner, the results of the list enumeration. They will thus have at hand, an object where with to compare the particulars of the fue ture census, and be saved the trouble of computing and arranging for themselves.

The grand division of the United States is into two parts. The first is that which lies on the Atlantic occan, and among those streains which flow into it. The second is the region adjacent to the Lakes and to the Millilippi. The firf is, for the most part, located ; that is, parcelled out among individuals, and dittributed into different states. The second is a wilderness, either wholly desolate, or inhabited by wild beasts and by lodians.

The first was divided, in 1790, among fifteen States. A three-fold division is commonly made of these into Eastern, comprehended under the name of Newa England, Middle, and Southern.

The Eastern, or New-England States, with their population and acra, are a follows:

No. to

No. of Area in

1. Massachusetts, including the dependant
district of Maine, contains

480,000 46,000 2. Connecticut


240,000 3. New-Hampshire


140,000 4. Vermont


85.000 5. Rhode-Island


477 70,00$ The total population and area of these five

1,500 States is, therefore, The middle States consist of

1,015,000 72,000 1. New-York

71 340,000 2. New Jersey

45,000 22

184,000 8,000 3. Pennsylvania


435,000 4. Delaware

45,000 30

60,000 2,000 5. Maryland

32 320,000 10,000 Total area and population, The southern States are

1,239,000 110,000 1. Virginia

104 2. North-Carolina

750,000 70,000 3. South-Carolina


250,000 20,000 4. Georgia

82,000 15,000 Total, area and population,

1,472,000 139,00

5,000 9,500

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163.000 646,000 The comparative extent and population of the two divilions of our country, will be as follows; Northern,

1 015,000 7 2,0CO The Eastern States, viz. Middie,

1,239 000 (Southem,

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Directions to Binders,

for Placing the Maps. NORTH AMERICA,

To face Page 1 United States,

50 Vermont,

229 New Hampshire,

229 Massachusetts,

235 District of Main,

253 'Rhode Island,

2,8 Connecticut,

270 New-York, New Jersey,

320 Pennsylvania,

3-9 Maryland and Delaware,

337 North-Wellern Territory,

349 Virginia,

385 Kentucky, North-Carolina,

419 Tenessee,

422 South-Carolina, Georgia, South America, Welt-Indies. Chart of Cook's Voyages, View of Fort-01x0,0of the Supplement,

429 438 41 486 52:

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