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STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND EXPENDITURES OF THE Post-OFFICE DEPARTMENT UNDER THE VARIOUS HEADS, AND BY STATES, FOR THE YEAR

ENDING JUNE 30, 1862.

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2,017 39 1.246 121 8,104 97

HIT 10 3,200 68

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1,893 281

1, ANO 091 82,098 48 84,844 MI 81,212 191 New Mexico. 210 4 95 00

1,084 91

816 221 19.8.2014 Colorado..

8617 50

4780 121 70 .803 65 1,827 60

20,640 $ 19,007 67 ... 0,931

25
Dakota

2,688 23
000 76

60
1,159 80 810 78

8 78 810 03
Nevada

819 63
1.905 60 863 01 6 25
5,974 48 3,600 41 60 03

680 36
3,100 37
8,600 87

2,414 n
Deduot miscellan's items.

745 22 1 85 32,719 33

34,763 60 649,203 26 461,050 08 16,161 206,912,851 33 8,068,787 76 2,337,631 21 1,009, 128 88 3,406,687 693,720,570 669,125,228 15 2,439,681 67 1,382,114 28 Add miscellaneous items...

3,236 07

3,236 07 65,143 61 103,143 28 103,143 28 On aoo't of route ag'ls, mail

647,908 06 460,804 86 15,149 356,910,131 898,033,994 16 2,340,767 281,068,128 88 3,408,893 665,785,714 17|0,229,371 432,542,727 95 1,382,114 28
messengers, special trans-
portation, for'n mails, &c.

1,207,899 58
Add receipts on account of

6,993,613 75
emoluments, &c

265,826 74 Deduct excess of receipts...

1,647,941 02 1,647,942 02 894,786 93

Amount brought forward...........

$1,093,169 25 $894,786 93 Receipts on account of emoluments $93,812 25 Wrapping paper..

18,179 70
Receipts on account of letter-carriers..
167,662 16 Office furniture..

213 31
Receipts on account of fines

1,455 00 Advertising.

24,120 73
Receipts on account of dead letters.

1,052 51 Mail bags

47,902 35 Miscellaneous receipts.........

1,814 82 Blanks....

89,557 44
Total ..........

Mail locks, keys, and stamps.

16,690 00
265,826 74 Mail depredations and special agents..

48,820 06
Excess of expenditures over receipts.
$894,786 93 Clerks for offices...

14,697 63
Add amount paid for foreign mails and expenses of govern-

Postage stamps and stamped envelopes ....

93,291 04
mont mail agents...

$105,219 22
Miscellaneous payments....

27,723 43 Routo agents..

Foreign postage collected and returned to foreign governments 167,238 40
Supply of special offices and mail messengers...
238,916 10

1,641,103 84
ship, steamboat, and way letters..

6.860 11
Total excess of expenditures over receipts..

$2,535,890 27 Letter-carriers' fees.....

Add difference between accrued and paid transportation.

289,652 96
Amounts allowed and paid to Department, vix.

Add amount charged to "bad debts" and "susponse" accounts .......... 601 12
Interest to contractors, under act of February 15, 1860..

Total amount .......................................................................$2,826,144 35
Amount carried forward.....

$1,093, 169 25 $894,786 931

72 33

Washington 1,013 831 248 661 2 151

1,639 00 009 831 8 70

NOTE.-The following items of revenue are not embraced in the above statement, viz. :/

274,081 30

167,662 16 Dead-letter money refunded......

400 36

The aggregate receipts for 1863 were..

$11,163,789 59
expenditures for 1863 were ......................................................... 11,314,206 84
Deficiency............................................................................................... $150,417 25

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TABLE OF MAIL SERVICE IN THE FOLLOWING STATES AND TERRITORIES FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1862, AS EXHIBITED BY NE STATE OF THE ARRANGEMENTS AT THE

CLOSE OF THE YEAR. [The entire service and pay are set down to the State under which it is numbered, though extending into other States, instead of being divided among the States in which each portion of it lies.]

STATES.
Maine.
New Hampshire
Vermont..
Massachusetts...
Rhode Island....
Connecticut.
New York.
New Jersey.
Pennsylvania....
Delaware.
Maryland.
Ohio...
Virginiat
Michiga
Indiana
Illinois
Wisconsin
Iowa..
Missouri
Minnesota
Kentucky
California
Oregon.
Kansas......

TERRITORIES.
New Mexico......
Utah.
Nebraska...
Washington.
Colorado.......

Total........
Route and local
agents and mail
messengers.

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OPERATIONS OF THE FORMGN MAIL SERVICE FOR THE YEAR 1862. 1. Postages on United States and European Mails. The excess of postages accruing on mails received The aggregate amount of postages

over those sent was as follows: (sea, inland, and foreign) on the

Great Britain...

$16,486 67 mails exchanged with the United

France......................................

3,562 29 Kingdom, was... $685,284 29 Belgium.....

180 75 With Prussia, was...........

202,454 95
France, was .....

163,186 11
Total..

20,229 71 Hamburg, was..

52,926 42 Bremen, was...

30,013 18 Belgium, was....

10,200 87

2. Closed Mails. Total postages.... $1,144,095 82 Weight of closed letter mails re

ceived from Prussia..... 79,729 ounces. Being a decrease from the amount

Weight of closed letter mails sent reported for the previous year of

to Prussia..

85,686 ounces. $217,940 88. The postages on mails sent to Europe

Total..

165,4154 ounces. were as follows, viz. :To Great Britain..

$334,398 81 Weight of British closed mails for Prussia 102,379 03 Canada...

28,8614 ounces. France.

79,811 91 Weight of Canada closed mails Hamburg .......... 35,634 49 for Great Britain...

22,784 ounces. Bremen

16,299 15 Belgium

5,010 06
Total...............

51,6451 ounces. Total........

$573,533 45 Weight of British and California
closed mails received

11,507 ounces. The postages on mails received from Europe were Weight of British and California as follows, viz. :

closed mails sent..................... 4,7341 ounces. Trom Great Britain.

$350,885 48 Prussia,

100,075 92

Total........................... 16,2411 ounces. France.

83,374 20 Hamburg.

17,291 93 Weight of British closed mails for
Bremen

13,744 05
Havana....

4,115 ounces. Belgium.

5,091 81 Weight of British closed mails for
Mexico

250 ounces. Total.......

$570,562 37 Postages collected in the United

Amount paid to Great Britain for the

sea and territorial transit of United States

$678,351 59

States and Prussian closed mails Postages collected in Europe............ 465,744 23

through the United Kingdom........ $66,583 184 Excess of collections in the United

Amount received from Great Britain States...........***

$212,607 36 for the sea and territorial transit of

British closed mails through the Number of letters sent from the

United States......

$24,818 984 United States....

2,644,039 Number of letters received from Europe .......

2,556,624

3. Ocean Transportation. Total..

5,200,663 The sea transportation of mails to and from Being a decrease of 945,158 from the

Europe was performed as follows: number reported for the previous

By United States mail packets of year.

the New York, Southampton, and
Havre line...,

$36,058 24 Number of newspapers sent from the

By foreign steamships, United States.

2,549,756

employed as United Number of newspapers received from

States mail packets : Europe ......

848,312

Of the Canadian line... $140,091 83
Total

3,898,068

of the Liverpool, New Being a decrease of 119,922 from the

York, and Philadelnumber reported for the previous

phia Steamship Comyear.

pany....

177,212 66

Of the New York and The excess of postage on mails sent from the

Hamburg Steamship United States to different countries of Europe

Company,

171,540 69

Of the North German over that accruing on mails received from the same countries was as follows:

Lloyd Company...... 97,337 62 Prussia .................. $2,303 11

$586,182 80 Hamburg ...............

18,342 56

By British contract mail packets of
Bremen...

2,555 12
the Cunard line......

521,854 78
Total.
$23,200 80

$1,144,095 82

$24,238 83

4. Balances on Settlement of Accounts with Foreign Balance due the United States on Post-Office Departments.

adjustment of accounts with PrusBalance the Great Britain for third

sia for third and fourth quarters of and fourth quarters of 1861 and

1861 and first quarter of 1862. first quarter of 1862....

Balance due the United States on

$64,417 724 Balance due France for year ended

adjustment of accounts with BelJune 30, 1862..

31,489 10 gium for year ended June 30, 1862. Balance due Bremen for year ended June 30, 1862..

15,061 04

Total balances in favor of United

States
Balance due Hamburg for year ended
June 30, 1862...

21,601 38 Total balances against United States. $132,569 244

4,175 45

$28,414 28

OPERATIONS OF THE DEAD-LETTER OFFICE.

Statement of money letters received for the year ending June 30, 1862. The number of letters received containing money, which were registered and sent out for delivery to their owners, during the year ending June 30, 1862, was 10,475, containing $46,538 89; being 105 letters and $7,027 01 less than for the year ending June 30, 1861.

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* The increased number of money letters outstanding is attributable to the disturbed state of the mails in Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Western Virginia.

Statement of minor dead letters" containing papers of value other than money registered and sent out

to the writers or owners thereof, from the 1st of July, 1861, to the 1st of July, 1862.

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$2,189,450

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