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JUNE 12. For a new building at the Admiralty

6,000 0 For the Scotch roads and bridges

5,784 0 JUNE 19. For a compensation to the commissioners of public accounts

9,000 To the commissioners appointed to enquire into the losses of the American loyalists

10,000 For the relief of the American loyalists

178,7500 For the American civil officers, sufferers for their loyalty

55,000 To the secretary of the commillioners of the American loyalists

3,888 4 For money issued pursuant to addresses

12,259 2 For the expence of confining convicts

31,299 10 Total Miscellaneous Services

511,509 5 51

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365,719 2 41


MARCH 20. To the sinking fund for the monies paid out of it to make good the deficiencies of the duties granted for repealing the duties on tea, to July 5, 1785

To make good the deficiency of the fund for the payment of annuities granted towards the fupply in 1758

To ditto for 1778
To ditto for 1779
To ditto for 1780
To ditto for 1783
To ditto for 1784

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16,588 4 61 180,357 3 63

15,991 5 21 141,864 II 8 361,963 34 202,588 7 71

MAY 15.

To make good the deficiencies of the grants in 1785 127,131 3 2

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Ways and MEANS for raising the above Supplies granted to bis Ma

jelly for the year 1786.


Land-tax for 1786
Malt duty

2,000,000 O


MARCH 21. To be applied out of the fiiiking fund

582,488 15 91

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Exchequer bills


MAY 18. Surplus of the deduction of 6d. in the pound on all salaries, &c.

82,386 0 Ditto of the wine duties

16,491 5 0 Ditto of the glass duties

20,281 15 Ditto of the duties on vellum, &c.

12,735 15 Ditto of the two-sevenths excise

40,414 9 5 1

JUNE 1. A lottery, 50,000 tickets, at 131. 155. 6d. a ticket

688,750 0 188,750 0 Prizes

Surplus of monies granted for the army, &c. in 1784 290,810 4
Impreit, and other monies in the exchequer 100,508 13
Army savings and stoppages in 1785

65,575 4

JUNE 20. To be applied out of the finking fund

2,600,000 Exchequer bills

3,000,000 Surplus of monies voted for Chelsea pensioners in 1785

21,568 13 24 Total of Ways and Means 13,900,992 15 4 Total of Supplies

13,420,962 12 101 Excess of Ways and Means 480,030





An authentic and correet Lift of the NATIONAL DEBT, to the 5th of

January, 1786.


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S T A T E P A P E R S.


ment, the disputes which apa

His Majesty's most gracious Speech to make any farther progress in that

both Houses of Parliament, on the falutary work. opening of the Third Sefion of the

Gentlemen of the House of Sixteenth Parliament of Great

Commons, Britain, 24th January 1786.

I have ordered the estimates for My Lords and Gentlemen, the present year to be laid before INCE I last met you in parlia. you: it is my earnest wish to en

force economy in every departpeared to threaten an interruption ment ; and you will, I am persuaded, to the tranquillity of Europe have

be equally ready to make such probeen brought to an amicable con

vision as may be necessary for the clufion; and I continue to receive public service, and particularly for from foreign powers the strongest maintaining our naval ftrength on , assurances of their friendly difpofi- the most fecure and respectable foottion towards this country.

ing. Above all, let me recomAt

commend to you the establishment the growing bleflings of peace in of a fixed plan for the reduction of the extension of trade, the im- the national debt. The flourishing provement of the revenue, and the state of the revenue will, I trust, increase of the public credit of the enable you to effect this important nation.

measure, with little addition to the For the farther advancement of public burdens. those important objects, I rely on My Lords and Gentlemen, the continuance of that zeal and The vigour and resources of the industry which you manifested in country, lo fully manifested in its the last feffion of parliament. present situation, will encourage you

The resolutions which you laid in continuing to give your utmost before me, as the basis of an ad- attention to every subject of najuftment of the commercial inter- tional concern; particularly to the course between Great Britain and consideration of such measures as Ireland, have been by my direc- may be necessary, in order to give tions communicated to the parlia- farther security to the revenue, and ment of that kingdom ; but no ef- to promote and extend, as far as fectual step has hitherto been taken postble, the trade and general inthereupon which can enable you to dustry of my subjects.


The humble Address of the Lords Spi- the parliament of Ireland, the pro

ritual and Temporal, in Parlia. gress of that measure, however fament assembled, to the King, for lutary, cannot properly become the the foregoing Speech, January 25, subject of our present confideration. 1786.

We humbly intreat your majer.

ty to be persuaded, that the vigour E

, and loyal subjects, the with heart-felt satisfaction, we oblords spiritual and temporal, in par- serve are so fully manifested in its liament assembled, beg leave to present situation, cannot fail to exreturn your majesty our humble cite a ftill more active attention to thanks for your majesty's most gra- the important objects of national cious speech from the throne. concern which your majesty is pleaf

We assure your majesty, that im- ed to recommend to our considerapreffed with the fullest conviction of tion; and particularly to such meathe blessings which result from a fures as may be necessary to give state of general peace, it affords us farther security to the revenue, and great fatisfaction to be informed, to promote and extend, as far as that the disputes which appeared to poflible, the general industry of our threaten an interruption to the tran- country. quillity of Europe have been brought to an amicable conclusion; His Majesty's moff gracious Answer. and that your majesty continues to receive from foreign powers the

My Lords, strongest affurances of their friendly I thank you for this very dutiful disposition towards this country.

and loyal address. We assure your majesty, that I receive with great satisfaction earnestly intereited in whatever may your assurances, that you will give contribute to the strength and fplen- the strictect attention to the impordour of the nation, and the wealth tant objects of national concern, of your majesty's subjects, we can which I have recommended to your not but be deeply sensible of the ad. consideration. vantages which must be derived from the extension of trade, the improvement of the revenue, and The humble Address of the House of the increase of the public credit. Gommons to the King, for the fore

We assure your majesty, that the going Speech, January 26, 1785. promotion of the common interest and prosperity of all your majesty's Most gracious Sovereign, subjects, was the object of those re

1 E, your majesty's most duti. solutions which we humbly laid be

ful and loyal subjects the fore your majesty in the last session Commons of Great Britain, in parof parliament, as the foundation of liament assembled, beg leave to rea permanent and equitable adjust- turn your majesty our humblethanks, ment of the commercial intercourse for your moit gracious speech from between Great Britain and Ireland; the throne. but no effectual step having been We learn, with great fatisfaction, taken in consequence of them by that the disputes which appeared to


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