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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 605 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SILVER. 1890. 1895. 1900. 1905. 1909. £ £ £ £ £ From British possessions . 350,094 282,269 264,676 412,756 667,619 Foreign countries . 10,035,565 10,384,063 13,057,624 12,579,258 11,147,270 United States of America 4,057,709 8,082,925 11,459,612 9,784,828 9,971,396 Total 10,385,659 10,666,332 13,322,300 12,992,014 11,814,889 1890. 1895. 1900. 1905. 1909. Entered Tons. Tons. Tons. Tons. Tons. London . 7,708,705 8,435,676 9,580,854 10,814,115 11,605,698 Cleared 5,772,062 6,110,325 7,479,008 7,913,115 8,622,316 Liverpool and Bir- Entered 5,7$2,351 5,598,341 6,001,563 7,806,844 7,747,994 kenhead Cleared 5,159,450 4,883,199 5,778,114 6,932,687 6,593,094 Cardiff Entered 3,173,699 3,739,856 5,132,523 4,337,720 5,771,476 Cleared 5,641,511 6,500,510 7,636,717 7.476,879 8,888,756 Tyne ports, az ) Entered 3,401,216 3,292,624 3,897,142 4,058,618 5,700,405 Cleared 5,010,098 4,822,648 4,894,157 5,158,899 6,899,023 Southampton Entered 888,352 1,420,531 1,613,913 2,087,277 4,279,052 Cleared 813,1J3 1,328,393 1,395,486 1,888,030 4,108,063 Hull Entered I,997,138 2,150,654 2,666,598 2,546,064 3,517,953 . . . , Cleared 1,655,996 1,612,385 2,274,137 2,102,160 3,164,156 Glasgow Entered 1,121,700 1,184,537 1,454,860 1,635,609 1,917,144 Cleared 1,697,662 1,911,739 2,229,574 2,836,462 3,160, 16 Newport Entered 920,560 871,886 1,092,068 1,250,192 1,548258 Cleared 1,316,430 1,374,237 1,511,383 1,773,161 2,105,509 Entered 789,846 742,940 973,074 2,928,741 . 1,636,530 Dover • Cleared 767,724 734,334 964,476 2,944,774 1,631,751 Entered 833,562 953,985 1,096,130 1,227,017 1,728,385 Middlesbrough Cleared 623,967 875,059 882,156 1,092,958 1,586,148 Blyth Entered - - 974,285 1,094,168 1,292,353 Cleared 1,525, 727 1,623,003 1,836,503 Sunderland Entered 725,859 730,396 800,027 981,606 1,357,201 Cleared 956,266 1,002,552 1,163,310 1,344,999 1,676,777 Swansea a Entered 565,644 580,481 1,018,148 635,458 1,020,480 Cleared 858,215 931,588 1,427,903 1,335,134 1,719,654 Entered 706,491 887,842 1,055,291 1,124,281 1,344,898 Leith. Cleared 626,573 750,257 982,309 1,085,734 1,314,361 I Grimsby Entered 663,513 763,892 931,238 1,094,531 1,289,476 Cleared 689,165 829,837 960,236 1;074,495 1,334,566 Manchester Entered 317,625 787,497 1,133,003 1,275,937 Cleared - 288,001 595,757 970,620 1,067,835 Working Expenses Total. Per Mile. Capital. Passengers.* to Receipts. £ £ £ 186o 10,433 348,130,127 163,435,678 27,766,622 2,661 47 1865 13,298 455,478,143 251,862,715 35,890,116 2,701 48 1870 15,537 529,908,673 336,545,397 43,417,070 2,794 48 1875 16,658 630,223,494 506,975,234 58,982,753 3,541 54 188o 17,933 728,316,848 603,885,025 62,961,767 3,511 1885 19,169 815,858,055 697,213,031 66,644,967 3,477 53 1890 20,073 897,472,026 817,744,046 76,548,347 3,813 54 1895 21,174 1,001,110,221 929,770,909 81,396,047 3,844 56 1900 21,855 1,176,001,890 1,142,276,686 98,854,552 4,523 62 1905 22,847 1,272,601,000 1,199,022,102 105,131,709 4,601 62 1909 23,280 1,314,406,000 1,265,081,000 110,682,266 4,754 62 * Excluding season-ticket holders, whose number in 188o was 502,174; in 1900, and in England and Wales alone, in 1880, 449,823; in 1900, 1,610,754. tions relating to the United Kingdom are issued annually in London (unless otherwise stated): Finance Accounts; Financial Estimates; Return showing Re- venue and Expenditure (England, Scotland and Ireland) ; National Debt Accounts; National Debt during 6o Years; Local Taxation Returns; Army Estimates; Army Accounts; Army List (quarterly); Navy Estimates; Navy List (quarterly); Royal Commission on Agriculture, Reports (1896) ; Mineral Statistics; Reports of Inspectors of Mines; Reports on Factories and Work- shops; Reports of Inspectors of Fisheries; Return of Fish conveyed inland by rail; Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom; Statement of the Shipping and Navigation of the United Kingdom ; Report of the Postmaster-General. Vital statistics: Reports of the registrars-general respectively for England, for Scotland (Edinburgh), for Ireland (Dublin); Census Reports (decennial, 1901, &c.), ditto; Education: Reports of the Board of Education for England and Wales; Report of the Commissioners of National Education in Ireland ; Report of the Committee of Council on Education in Scot- land; Electoral Statistics (London, 1905); Statistical Tables relating to Emigration and Immigration; Judicial Statistics of England and Wales, of Scotland, of Ireland; Local Government Reports, ditto; Statistical Abstract for the United Kingdom, in which the most important statistics are summarized for each of the fifteen years preceding the year of issue. Among books may be mentioned the following: Sir W. R. Anson, The Law and Custom of the Constitution (2 vols., 2nd ed., Oxford, 1892-1896) ; W. J. Ashley (edited by), British Industries (London, 1902) ; E. G. Boutmy, Le Developpement de la constitution et de la sociite politique en Angleterre (2nd ed., Paris, 1897). Of this there is an English translation (from 1st ed.) 1,749,804;
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