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BKAZIL.

Years, ending June

£

1864-65 ....

. 5,387,866

1865-66 ....

. 5,387,866

1866-67 ....

. 5,881,873

1867-68 ....

. 5,887,173

1868-69 ....

. 6,853,022

1869-70 (estimate) .

. 7,600,000

The sums given above do not include the extraordinary disburse- ments for the war in Paraguay, during the years 1865-70, the annual cost of which was, for several years, equal to the amount of the ordinary expenditure of the empire. Official returns state the total expenditure, ordinary and extraordinary, of the years 1865-70 as follows : —

Years, ending June 1864-65 . 1865-66 . 1866-67 . 1867-68 . 1868-69 . 1869-70 (estimate)

£

8,632,500 12,449,800 10,629,400 13,339,700 15,255.300

9,500,000

The budget for the year 1870-71 showed an estimated revenue of 9,300,000/., and an expenditure of 8,357,043/., leaving a surplus of 942,057/. The details of the budget estimates for theypreceding year were as follows : —

Sources of Revenue.

Import and Customs duties

Export duties .....

Tonnage duties

Tax on the rent of the land, in towns Tax on the transfer of property Trades and occupations tax Stamp duties ......

Lottery ......

Commission, grants, and Universities taxes

Personal, or house-rent tax

Post office ......

Produce of D. Pedro II. Railway, and other ra Consumption of spirituous licpuors .

,, cattle in Rio .

Mint and silver's Seignorage . Proceeds of domains ....

Mining duties

Produce of printing office, prisons, and other establishments ....

Slave tax

Sale of crown lands

Deposits ......

Other revenues

Total .

lway

State

£

4,494,030

1,359,870

40,000

172,300

275,000

149,200

320,000

159,500

96,830

26,000

54,000

309.000

16.800

17,000

12,700

9.300

4,012

32,070

51,600

20,000

463,195

233,145

8,315,552