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Deposits of banks and bankers, tax on..
Director of the Mint, attention of Congress called to report of.
District attorneys, allowances to. for compensation
Dollars, silver, have not been in circulation in the United States since 1857.
whole amount of, issued prior to 1853.
if restored to our coinage, should be subject to the same rules as to issue and convert-
Dollars, trade. (See Trade-dollar.)
Domestic products, other than bullion, exportation of, has largely increased.
exports, to Canada, returns of, incomplete..
Estimated receipts for second, third, and fourth quarters of the fiscal year ending June 30,
Estimated expenditures for the second, third, and fourth quarters of the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1878.
Estimated surplus revenue for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.
Estimated deficit on account of the sinking-fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878..
total, decrease in amount of, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877, as compared with
for the first quarter of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878
estimated, for the second, third, and fourth quarters of the fiscal year ending June 30,
estimated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879..
public, reduction of, can only be accomplished by a careful revision of existing laws..
foreign, coin value of, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877....
excess of, over imports
of specie and bullion...
domestic, to Canada, returns of, incomplete
Fees, consular, letters patent, and land, receipts from, for the fiscal year ended June 30,
Files, crowded condition of the, in several offices of the Treasury Department
importance of securing the, from destruction, and providing for them such room as
Fines, penalties, and forfeitures, customs, receipts from, for the fiscal year ended June 30,
amount of 43 per cent. bonds sold under contract of August 24, 1876, to March 1, 1877..
terms of contract for the sale of 4 per cent. bonds, made June 9, 1877.
amount of bonds sold under contract of June 9, 1877.
how proceeds of sales were applied.
sales of bonds suspended in October, 1877, on account of the agitation of the repeal of
associates (syndicate) informed June 19, 1877, that as 4 per cent. bonds were sold for
amount of 4 per cent. bonds sold for resumption purposes..
Gold, the importance of, as the standard of value is conceded by all..
has been practically the sole standard in the United States since 1834.
has been the sole standard in Great Britain since 1815
amount of, collected and paid into the Treasury for violation of customs laws..... XXVIII, XXIX
efforts to prevent, have not been attended with entire success
change from ad valorem to specific duties suggested as a remedy for.
exchange and subtitution of silver coin for, required by act of January 14, 1875
Gold and silver, various experiments made with a view of keeping both in circulation....
an international convention of commercial nations suggested as a means of securing a
Government property, receipts from sales of, for the fiscal year ended June 3, 1877..
of specie and bullion....
Indians, expenses for, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
reduction of, from 6 to 4 per cent., will be arrested by any measure that creates doubts
Internal revenue, receipts from, for the fiscal year ended June 3, 1877..
receipts from, for 1876 and 1877, from the various objects of taxation.
Joint resolution of July 22, 1876, provides for the issue of silver coin in exchange for legal-
limits amount of silver coin and fractional currency..
Lands, public, receipts from sales of, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
Legal-tender notes, redeemed, retired, and canceled since March 1, 1877
amount of, outstanding December 1, 1877
outstanding]January 1, 1879, to be redeemed in coin, under act of January 14, 1875..
Legal tender notes, redeemed, after January 1, 1875, may, in the opinion of the Secretary,
when redeemable in coin, legal-tender quality of, may be withdrawn or retained with-
legal tender quality of, should be maintained to meet the contingency of an unreason-
giving the sanction of Congress to the assurance that the obligations of the govern-
to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to sell bonds for coin or its equivalent in
to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to gradually fund into 4 per cent. bonds all
to definitely settle the question whether United States notes redeemed when the out-
authorizing the issue of certificates for small deposits, convertible into 4 per cent.
repealing the limitation upon the amount of fractional coin to be issued in exchange for
to discontinue the trade-dollar in case another silver dollar is authorized.
creating a special tribunal for the trial of customs-revenue cases at New York.
to impose a duty of two cents psr pound on coffee and ten cents per pound on tea
to so change existing law as to offer increased inducements for parties having knowl-
to abolish the port of Sitka, Alaska
to change and modify various existing laws relative to the settlement of claims against
to provide for the construction of a substantial fire-proof building for the Bureau of En-
for the proper disposition of the large accumulation of minor coins in the Treasury for
to encourage American ship-building.
to authorize the construction of a light-draught steam revenue-cutter for service on the
to organize the life-saving service under an administration defined by law.
to increase the compensation of keepers of life-saving stations
to extend the benefits of the marine-hospital service to destitute American seamen re-
that section 4405 R S. be so amended as to give the Secretary of the Treasury authority
Life saving service, report of, affords a gratifying exhibit..
number of new districts organized during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
improvements in life-saving apparatus.
importance of the service requires that it should be placed under an administration de-
number of light-houses, light-ships, river lights, and fog-signals put into operation dur-
XXXII to XXXV
light-ship No. 42, now in course of construction, is expected to be the best ever built by
attention called to the importance of providing for a new light-house at American Shoal
Loans, six per cent., amount of, now redeemable at the pleasure of the government.
amount of dues received during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
amount of expenditures during the same period
number of sick and disabled seamen treated during the year.
recommends that the benefits of the marine-hospital service be extended to American
during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
Minor coins, in circulation, and legal-tender for limited amounts since 1853
large accumulation of, in the Treasury vaults for which there is no demand
Mints and assay offices, management, and amount, accuracy and perfection of work of, highly
Money, current, the rapid appreciation of, to the coin standard should be accompanied by
Money, paper, no system of, has yet been established in any country that in times of panic or
every system of, must provide for suspension of specie payments....
amount of receipts from tax on circulation and deposits of, for the fiscal year ended
amount of circulating notes of, retired during the year from November 1, 1876, to No-
amount of circulating notes of, issued during the same period.
aggregate amount of circulation of, outstanding
amount of loans and discount of
general solvency of, and benefit to the people as now organized
have been less subject to revulsion or failure than any other corporations or firms.
comparison of reserves and condition of, with reserves and condition of other banking
should not enjoy the franchise of circulating their own non-interest-bearing notes as
present system of redeeming notes of, at the Treasury of the United States, can be con-
will naturally hold United States notes as reserves if maintained in circulation at par
security of holders of notes of..
amount of capital stock of.
amount of surplus fund and other undivided profits of..
present market value of circulating note of.
as government agents or depositaries could greatly assist in the process of refunding..
redemption of, at the Treasury, under the present system is a great convenience to the
cost of redemption of
Naval establishment, expenses of, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877..
every system of, must provide for suspension of specie payments
Pacific railway companies, receipts from payment of interest by, during the fiscal year
Pensions, expenses on account of, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877
Public buildings, recommends that appropriations be made according to estimates for con-
tinuation of work on those now in course of construction
Public credit. if no questions had arisen to disturb the, six per cent. bonds could have been
the highest, can only be secured by a constant observance of every public engagement
is injured by failure to redeem United States notes.
Public debt, expense for interest on, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
ordinary, surplus of, over ordinary expenses
for first quarter of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878
estimated for the second, third, and fourth quarters of the fiscal year ending June 30,
estimated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879.
Revenue, internal, receipts from, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
Revenue, total, decrease in amount of, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877, as compared
surplus, amount of, for fiscal year ended June 30, 1877
surplus, estimated amount of, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878..
from customs, greatest loss to, arises from undervaluations.
frauds on, by undervaluation, efforts to prevent, have not been entirely successful..
operations of, during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
expense of maintaining the, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877
cadet system provided for, by act of July 31, 1876, has been entered upon with promise
construction of a light-draught steam-cutter for service on the Gulf coast between Mo-
Savings banks, deposits held by, and number of depositors..........
is a part of every system of coinage, even in countries where gold is the sole standard.
variation in market value of, and gold, which no human law can prevent, has driven all
provisions of act of February 21, 1853, relative to coinage of, and ratio of value to gold.
recommends that no new buildings be authorized except in cases where the demands
of the public service seem to make them an absolute necessity
calls attention to the recommendation of the Supervising Architect for the construction
Silver, other conditions on which, can be maintained in circulation at par with gold.. XX, XXI, XXII
market value of, is fixed by the world and not by the United States alone, and is af
free coinage of, will impair the pledge made of the customs duties by the act of Feb.
Silver coin, beneficial results likely to follow the issue of, in pursuance of the general pol-
icy of the act of 1853
act of January 14, 1875, provides for the substitution of, for fractional currency.
amount to be issued limited
fractional, repeal of the limitation upon the amount of, to be issued in exchange for
fractional, is readily taken by the people and maintained at par with United States
estimated amount of, in circulation in 1860 at par with gold....
amount of, maintained in circulation in Great Britain at par with gold...
true limit of, is the demand that may be made for its use.
no danger of an excess of, being issued if only issued in exchange for United States
Silver dollars, have not been in circulation in the United States since 1837.
old, coinage of, recommended by the commission organized by Congress.
if restored to our coinage, should be subject to the same rules as to issue and converti-
coinage and issue of, recommended with such legislative provisions as will maintain
whole amount of, issued prior to 1853.
Silver and gold, various experiments made with a view of keeping both in circulation..
an international convention of commercial nations suggested as a means of securing a
Sinking-fund, amount due the, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
deficiency on account of, for same period.
amount required for, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878..
amount required for, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879..
Sitka, Alaska, port of, abolition of, recommended.
Specie payments, every system of paper money must provide for a suspension of.
power to make suspension of, should not be intrusted to individuals, but should be
determined by events and conditions known to all.
Special agents, transactions of division of.
recommends that number of, be increased from twenty to at least thirty.
number of vessels inspected during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
amount expended, salaries of inspectors and clerks
for traveling and miscellaneous
recommends that the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized to convene the board of
the Revised Statutes
the Dutch standard as a basis for the assessment of duty on, unsatisfactory
amount of, applied to the redemption of United States notes.
to the redemption of fractional currency.
to the redemption of 6 per cent bonds for sinking-fund
to the increase of cash balance in the Treasury
estimated amount of, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878.
.. XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX
many dutiable articles paying less than $10,000 each might be added to the free list in
Tea, imposition of a duty of ten cents per pound on, recommended.
Tonnage, total, of American vessels as reported by the Register of the Treasury.
total for the last two years ...
total, of vessels built during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
of American vessels entered into ports of the United States from foreign ports, and
of foreign vessels entered into ports of the United States from foreign ports, and cleared
preponderance of foreign, over domestic..
Treasurer, the report of, sets forth in detail the monetary transactions of the government.
legal-tender character of, abolished by joint resolution of July 22, 1876..
Trade-dollar, discontinuance of, recommended in case another silver dollar is authorized..
Undervaluations, extensive, have occurred in the entry of silk goods during the past year..
Vessels, American, tonnage of, as reported by the Register of the Treasury.
number and tonnage of, built during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1877.
number of, to which official numbers have been awarded during the same period.
number of entrances of, into ports of the United States from foreign ports during the
number of clearances of, from ports of the United States to foreign ports during the
number of entrances and clearances in like manner of foreign vessels during the same
tonnage of American and foreign vessels entered and cleared.
TABLES ACCOMPANYING THE REPORT.
TABLE A.-Statement of the net receipts (by warrants) during the fiscal year ended June
TABLE C.-Statement of the issue and redemption of loans and Treasury notes (by warrants)
TABLE D.-Statement of the net receipts and disbursements (by warrants) for the quarter
TABLE E-Statement of outstanding principal of the public debt of the United States on the
TABLE F.-Statement of the receipts of the United States from March 4, 1789, to June 30,
TABLE I-Statement showing the purchases of bonds on account of the sinking-fund dur
TABLE M.-Returns, by judgment of the United States Court of Claims, of proceeds of prop-
TABLE N.-Judgment of the United States Court of Claims of proceeds of property seized
Statement showing the condition of the bonded debt and amount of saving by interest
balance of, for last fiscal year unexpended, amount of ($78,000)
Commissioner of Internal Revenue
Administration, changes in, made during the fiscal year 1876-77 :
for "dies, paper, and stamps," six persons employed in New York paid out of
providing for the quarterly examination by four revenue agents of the offices of collect-
ors and deputy collectors with a monetary responsibility, and for the quarterly
so that errors in gauging may be more easily detected
requiring reasonable notice where testimony is to be taken in cases of claims for abate-
37, 38, 39, 40, 41
Statement of customs refunds made by the Treasury Department during the fiscal year end -
88, 89, 90
II.-REPORTS OF TREASURY OFFICERS.