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Remaining in the Exchequer on the 31st day of December, 1862; the amount of Money raised by additions to the Funded or Unfunded Debt, and the amount applied towards the Redemption of Funded or paying off Unfunded Debt in the Year ended the 31st day of December, 1863; the total amount of Advances and Repayments on account of Local Works, &c., in the same period, with the difference accruing thereon; and the Balances in the Exchequer on the 31st day of

. . 1,000,000 0 1,107,300 0

2.—AN ACCOUNT OF THE BALANCES OF THE PUBLIC MONEY

December, 1863.

39 s. d.

At the Bank of
England . . *4,549,478 14 11
At the Bank of
Ireland . . .

Balances in the Exche-
quer on the 31st De-
cember, 1862 . . .

1,120,386 8 8

Money raised in the Year ended 31st
December, 1863:—
TERMINABLE DEBT:—
By the creation of Terminable Annuities,
per Acts 23 & 24 Vict. c. 109, and 25 &
26 Vict. c. 78 (to provide for the Expense
of constructing certain Fortifications), to
expire on the 5th April, 1885, as follows:

£ (Annuity com-
9th Jan., 1863 . o mencing } 150,000 0 0
11 Oct., 1862
30th Mar. , . 3,358 50,000 0 0
10th April ,, . 6,715 (Ditto 6 April, ) 100,000 0 0
10th June ,, . 4,676 1863 70,000 0 0
13th July ,, . 13,300 200,000 0 0
1st Sept. ,, . 17,109 Ditto 11 Oct. '63 250,000 0 0
Total Annuities
created . £54,993

UNFUNDED DEBT :—Nil.

Repayments on account of sums advanced
for the Purchase of Bullion, and for Local
Works, under various Acts of Parliament 1,392,963 14 1
Less, Advances for ditto ditto . 816,774 10 1

Excess of Repayments over Advances . . —

Excess of Income over Total Expenditure in the Year ended 31st December, 1863 - - - - - -

* Including £150,000 of the Money raised for Fortifications.

#3 s. d.

5,669,865 3 7

820,000 0 0

576,189 4 0 2,622,632 13 11

£9,688,687 1 6

Issued to the Commissioners for the Re-
duction of the National Debt, to be
applied to the Redemption of Debt,
viz. :-
Sinking Fund, per Act 10 Geo. 4, c. 27
Interest on Donations and Bequests

Deduct, Amount applied to redemption
of Deficiency Bills - - - -

Exchequer Bonds paid off, dated 8th No-
vember, 1858 (Series F.) . - -

Exchequer Bills paid off in Money .

At the Bank of
England.
At the Bank of

Balances in the Exche-
quer on the 31st De-
cember, 1863 . . .

f Including £70,000 of the Money raised for Fortifications.

Ireland . . 1,172,482 19 5

#2 s, d. £ &.

352,704 2 4
25,869 15 5

378,573 17 9
289,000 0 0

89,573 17

... +6,319,330 4 4

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N.B. The figures between [ ] refer to Part I.

ABERDEEN, erection of statue in honour
of the late Prince Consort, 152.
ACADEMY, Roy AL.-Annual dinner, 77;
Commission of Inquiry on, 358; exhi-
bition of, [863]; Commission on, [365];
rejected pictures exhibited at Cosmo-
politan Club, ib.
AcADEMY, Swedish. — Measurement of
an arc of the meridian at Spitzbergen,
[370].
AccIDENT. — To Princess Alice, 1 ;
owner of Bourne Mill, near Farnham,
killed by getting entangled in ma-
chinery, 2; fall of a church at Locarno,
9; in colliery, by breaking of rope, 13;
Captain Tewke, killed by fall of his horse
when hunting, 30; on Great Northern
Railway, near Bytham, 56; at Botallack
Mine, Cornwall, by breaking of a chain,
57; on Brighton Railway, near Streat-
ham, by train running off embankment,
88; verdict, 89; at Cremorne Gardens,
a rope-dancer killed by the accidental
slackening of the rope, 104; fatal, to
Sir C. Cresswell, 111; on Carlingford
Lough, several people drowned, 120;
fatal, to a rope-dancer, at Aston Park,
near Birmingham, ib.; on Lynn and
Hunstanton Railway, by reason of a
bullock having got on the line, 124;
fatal, by collapse of a balloon, near
Nottingham, 127; verdict, 129; dread-
ful explosion at Morfa Colliery, in
Glamorganshire, 154. Pide Collision,
FIRE, RAILwAY, SEA, SHIPw Reck.
ACT OF UNIForMITY, vide BUxton, Bou-
VERIE, EBURY.
AFRICA, consecration of Bishops for, 17.
AGRICULTURAL HALL, Cattle-show, visit
of the Prince of Wales, 184.
“ALABAMA,” THE. — Difficulty about
with American Government, [134];
debate on, [136].

ALCOCK, MR., introduces Bill for Re-
demption of Church-rates, [80].
ALcock, SIR. R.—“Capital of the Tycoon,”
[358].
ALEXANDRA, PRINCEss. – Consent to
marriage, vide QUEEN’s SPEECH ; mar-
riage with Prince of Wales, [28];
arrival in London, 36; at Eton, 41; at
Windsor, 42; gift from the Lord Mayor
and Corporation of London, ib.; mar-
riage ceremony, ib.; verses of welcome
by the Poet Laureate, 50; treaty for
marriage, 329.
“ALEXANDRA,” THE.—Difficulty about
with American Government, [134];
debate on, [138].
ALFRED, PRINCE, Crown of Greece offered
to him, vide QUEEN's SPEECH.
ALICE, PRINCEss (Princess Louis of
Hesse).-Accident to, 1; accouchement
of, 55.
AMERICA, CIVIL WAR IN, vide UNITED
STATEs.
ANDAMAN ISLANDs, Dr. Mouat’s work on,
[358].
“ANGLo-SAxon,” wreck of, near Cape
Race, 74.
ANTH RopologY, books on, [353].
APPoinTMENTs (and Promotions), 358.
N.B. The more important will also be
found under separate headings.
APRIL, Chronicle for, 55.
“ARICA,” THE, Peruvian ship of war,
mutiny on board, at Blackwall, 51.
ARMY, proposed reduction of, o
ARMY ESTIMATEs.-Moved by Sir G.
C. Lewis, debate on, [56]; Mr. A.
Mills's motion for reduction of,
[58]; negatived, [59]. Wide Colon IAL
DEFENCEs.
ART, [362].
ARTs, SocIETY OF, Prince of Wales
elected President, 155. -

Ascot, the cup day, 90.
Ashton - UNDER - LYNE, vide STALEY-
BRIDGE.
Association, BRITISH.—Experiments on
gun-cotton, [370]; annual meeting held
at Newcastle, [375]; account of pro-
ceedings, ib.; annual meeting, Aug.
26 to Sept. 2, at Newcastle-on-Tyne,
account of proceedings, 131–139.
AstERoids, several discovered during the
year, [373].
Ast RoNoMY, &c., various discoveries in,
ride SciENCE.
As YLUM, BRITISH ORPHAN, opening of
new building by Prince and Princess of
Wales, 103.
Attor NEY-GENERAL, Sir Roundell Pal-
mer appointed, 360.
AUGMENTATION of SMALL BENEFICES
o introduced by Lord Westbury,
81].
AUGUST, Chronicle for, 124.
AUGUstEN BURG, DUKE of, renunciation
of right to Schleswig-Holstein, [249].
[263).
AUGUSTENBURG, PRINCE of.-Claims to
Schleswig-Holstein supported by Prus-
sian Lower House, [245]; proclamation
declaring his accession to sovereignty
of Schleswig-Holstein, [261]; corre-
spondence with Napoleon III. on Schles-
wig-Holstein question, [265].
AUMALE, DUKE of, stag-hunt at Eve-
sham, 53.
“AURORA,” THE, ship with two screws
worked by separate engines, trial trip,
129.
Austria, EMPERoR of.-Reply to French
Emperor's proposal for a Congress,
[211]; opening of Congress of German
Sovereigns at Frankfort, [269].

BAGw ELL, MR., motion for extending
volunteer system to Ireland, [175].
BALFE, production of his new opera,
“Blanche de Nevers,” [368].
BALLAst-II EAvers of LoNDoN, address
to Her Majesty, 95.
BALLoon.—Scientific ascents, [378]; ac-
count of Mr. Glaisher's twelfth ascent,
107; fatal accident near Nottingham,
127; verdict, 129.
BANK of ENGLAND.—Drain on bullion
of, rate of discount raised, [160]; fre-
quent variations of rate of discount,
[186].
BARKLY, STR H., appointed Governor of
the Mauritius, 360.
BAvARIA, KING of, reply to French
Emperor's proposal for a Congress,
[214].
BAXTER, MR., motion on colonial de-
fences, [60].
ISAxTER, SIR DAvHD, presents park to
people of Dundee, 141.

BEAUFoRT, DUKE of, wolf-hunting in
France, 61.
BELGIUM.–Treaty of Commerce and
Navigation, &c., ride QUEEN’s SPEECH ;
Her Majesty's visit to, 126; return of
Her Majesty, 143.
BENEDICT, production of his cantata,
“Richard Coeur de Lion,” [368].
BENGAL, H. Mills, Esq., appointed a
judge in, 360.
BERG, GENERAL.—Appointed Military
Commander of Warsaw, [291]; attempt
to assassinate him, ib.
BERNARD, St., of CLAIRVATX, Morison's
“Life and Times of.” [348]. -
BIBLE, Smith’s “Dictionary of,” [351].
BILL.—Prison Ministers', [69); passed,
[73]; Dissenters’ Burials, ib.; thrown
out, [75]; Church-rates Abolition,
introduced by Sir J. Trelawny, [76];
thrown out, [79]; Church-rates Com-
mutation, introduced by Mr. Newde-
gate, ib.: thrown out, ISO]; Church.
rates Redemption, introduced by Mr.
Alcock, ib.; thrown out, [8]]; on
Church-rates, introduced by Lord A.
Churchill, ib.; withdrawn, ib.: Lord
Westbury's, for Augmentation of Small
Benefices, ib.; passed, [82]; on the
Act of Uniformity, introduced by Mr.
Bouverie, [87]; withdrawn, [88]; for
continuance of “Union Rate in Aid
Act,” [152]; carried, [153]; further
continuance, ib.; for Public Works
in the Manufacturing Districts, [154];
carried, [156]; Lord Westbury's Statute
Law Revision, [181]; carried, [182].
BILLAULT, M., vide FRANCE.
Bishops, consecration of African (“Cen-
tral Africa” and “Orange River”), 17.
BLAKE, W. (painter), Life of, by A. Gil-
christ, [352].
BLANTYRE, DowAGER LADY, brings an
action for damages against a hotel com-
pany for jewels stolen from her at their
hotel, 179; verdict, 181.
Boulton, M.R., discovery of ancient pho-
tographs, [374].
Bouver IE, MR. E. P., Bill relating to
the Act of Uniformity, [87].
BRADDoN, Miss. – “Aurora Floyd,”
[354]; “Eleanor's Victory,” [355];
“John Marchmont's Legacy,” ib.
BRAMLEY-MooRE, M.R., motion on Brazil,
116].
no-onal, with, [115]; Mr.
Bramley-Moore's motion on, [116);
negatived, [117]; Mr. S. Fitzgerald's
motion on, [118]; withdrawn. ib.;
diplomatic relations broken off, [183].
BRIGHToN, Volunteer Review at, on Eas-
ter Monday, 59.
BRIstol, ladies of wedding gift to Prin-
cess of Wales, 82.
BUDGET, vide FINANCIAL STATEMENT.

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CAIRD, MR., motion on supply of cotton,
[158].
CAMBRIDGE, DUKE of.-Report of Review
of Volunteers at Wimbledon, 118; Me-
morandum on the Crawley Court-
martial, 326.
CAMPBELL, LoRD, motion for recognition
of the Southern Confederacy, [124].
CAMPDEN House, the fire at, great law
case, 225.
CARNAR voN, EARL of.-Question as to
affairs of Poland, [108]; motion on
Japan, [119].
CATTLE Show, SMITHFIELD, held at
the Agricultural Hall, 184.
CECIL, Lord Robert, speech in the House
of Commons on French and English
military expenditure, [61].
CENTENARIANs, list of, 16.
CHANCELLOR, THE LoRD, vide WEST-
BURY, LORD.
CHANCELLORs VILLE,
UNITED STATEs.
CHAPLAINs IN PRIsons, vide PRIson
MINISTERs’ BILL.
CHARITIES.—Mr. Gladstone's proposal
to extend income tax to, [41]; strongly
opposed, ib., and [49]; withdrawn,
51].

battle of, vide

CHARLEston, vide UNITED STATEs.
CHIcKAMAUGA, battle of, vide UNITED
STATEs.
CHILDERs, M.R., motion as to “Union
Rate in Aid Act,” [153].
CHINA, Lord Naas's motion on, [120].
CHRONICLE OF REMARKABLE Occur-
RENCEs, 1 ; and vide JANUARY,
FEBRUARY, &c.
CHURCH, consecration of, for garrison at
Woolwich, 162.
CHURCHILL, LoRD ALFRED, introduces
Church-rates Recovery Bill, [81].
CHURCH-RATEs.-Sir J. Trelawny's Bill
for Abolition of, [76]; Mr. Newdegate's
Bill for Commutation of, [79]; Mr.
Alcock's Bill for Redemption of, [80];
Bill introduced by Lord Alfred Church-
ill, [81]. Vide BILL.
CLUBs, Mr. Gladstone's proposal to ex-
tend licence duty to, [40].
CLYDE, FIELD-MARSHAL LoRD, obituary
notice, 194.

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STATES.
CoNFEDERATION, GERMAN, reply to

French Emperor's proposal for Con-

gress, [214]. Wide GERMANY.

CoNGREss, EUROPEAN, proposed by the
Emperor of the French, [208]. 351;
correspondence respecting, ib. ; re-
jected by England, 357; GERMAN, vide
GERMANY.
CoNsort, THE LATE PRINCE.-Bene-
volent assistance to the ballast-heavers
of London, 95; statue in his honour,
erected at Aberdeen, 152; anniversary
of his death, 189.
CoNSTANTINE,GRAND DUKE.-Oppressive
conscription in Poland, [281]; retires
from Government of Poland, [291].
CoRREspoRDENCE, respecting Polish
questions, 331; respecting Congress,
351.
Cotton.— Supply from new sources,
[157]; Mr. Caird's motion, [158];
negatived, [159]; prices of, ib. Vide
LAN CASHIRE DISTREss.
Court-MARTIAL, on Col. Crawley, 312;
confirmation of proceedings by the
Horse Guards, 326.
CREMORNE.—Fatal accident to a rope-
dancer, vide AccIDENT.
CREsswell, SIR. C., fatal accident to,
111; obituary notice, 198.
CRICKET, Eton and Harrow match, 110.
CRIMEA, Kinglake’s “Invasion of,”
[347].

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