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Country. Russia............

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Pure
Fineness. Gold

Weight. Thou- Con-
Denomination.

Grains. sandths. tained.
Imperial (10 roubles)...... 199.133

900

179.219
Imperial (15 paper roubl's) 199.133 900 179.219
Half imperial (5 roubles),

prior to 1886............. 100.987 91623 92.571
Half imperial (5 roubles),
since 1886.......

99.566 900 89.609
Half imperial (742 paper
roubles)....

99.566 900 89.609
Ducat (3 roubles), prior
to 1886......

60.593 91623 55.543
Rouble, prior to 1886. 319.927

868 1-18 ...
Rouble, since 1886..

308.571 900
50 copecks, prior to 188 159.963 868 1-16
50 copecks, since 1886..... 154.285 900

copecks, prior to 1886 79.982 868 1-16
25 copecks, since 1886.... 77.143 900
20 copecks.......

55.540

500 15 copecks....

41.655 500 10 copecks.i.

27.770 500 5 copecks.

13.885 500

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Scandinavian Union..

124.452

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92.592 46.296 37.038 22.407 8.950

0.499 0.249 0.125 0.100 0.060 0.024

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Sweden. (See Scandinavian Union.)
Switzerland. (See Latin Union.)
Turkey..
........ 500 piasters.......

250 piasters...
100 piasters....
50 piasters...
25 piasters..
20 piasters.
10 piasters..
5 piasters....
2 piasters...

1 piaster ....

Half piaster....
Pnited States.... Double eagle...

Eagle.
Half eagle...
Quarter eagle...
Dollar..........
Half dollar...,
Quarter dollar..

Dime...........
Venezuela

100 bolivars......
50 bolivars...
20 bolivars...
10 bolivars...
5 bolivars...
5 bolivars..
2 bolivars..

1 bolivar..
Half bolivar..
Fifth bolivar....

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Public Debts in Foreign countries.

British PoSSESSIONS.

- - --Publie Debt

Amount Multiple of Amount. Per Head. Revenue.

Year.

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Europe

* United Kingdom ........ Malta. Asia

* India.....
Ceylon......
Hongkong...
Africa-
Mauritius...
Natal...
Cape of Good Hope.........
Sierra Leone......
America-

Canada......
Newfoundland.
Bermuda.....
British Honduras...

British Guiana...
West Indies--

Bahamas...
Jamaica.....
Windward Islands...
Leeward Islands....

Trinidad............
Australasia-

New South Wales.........
Victoria.....
South Australia...
Western Australia.
Queensland..
Tasmania.......

New Zealand....
South Seas-

Fiji................

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uda.............

6.91 8.14 1.36 0.56 1.62

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Total.....

$5,800,887,201

4.69

OTHER COUNTRIES.

6.53 6.20

Austria-Hungary.... Belgium..... Denmark... France...... German Er Greece.......

9.15

Italy .........

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1.76 8.82 6.78 8.39 2.73

2.12 15.24 5.83 5.65 7.93 1.04 7.11

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1895

7.95

Netherlands..
Norway.....
Sweden......
Portugal
+Roumania
Russia...

Spain........
Switzerland.
Turkey.......
Asia -

Japan... Africa

Egypt...

Tunis......
America-

Argentine Republic...........
Brazil...
Chili
Mexico..
United States..
Uruguay......
Venezuela.............

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THE UNITED STATES.

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PART II.

THE UNITED STATES.

Area and Political Divisions.

The total area of the United States is 3,580,805 square miles, or 2,291,715,347 acres. The following statement shows the area of each State and Territory in the United States, date of organization of Territories, and of admission of new States into the l'nion (from the Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office of 1898):

Area of States
Civil Divisions.

Act
- C.S.

Act --U.S. , and Territories. THIRTEEN ORIGINAL Organizing Statutes. Admitting Statutes. In Square In STATES.

Territory. Vol. Page. State. Vol. Page. Miles. Acres. New Hampshire..

9,280 5,939,200. Massachusetts......

7,800 4,992,000 Rhode Island.....

1,396 835,840 Connecticut.....

3,040,000 New York......

47,000 30,080,000 Yew Jersey....

8,320 5,324,800 Pennsylvania...............

46,000 29,440,000 Delaware......

2,120 1.356,800 Maryland...................

11,124 7,119,360 Virginia.................

38,348 24,542,720 North Carolina.....

50,704 32,450,560 South Carolina....

34,000 21,760,000 Georgia.............

58,000 37,120.0CC

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Louisiana....

Mar. 3, 1805, .
Indiana......

May 7, 1800. Mississippi................

Apl. 7, 1798. Illinois........

Feb. 3, 1809. Alabama....

Mar. 3, 1817. Missouri....

June 4, 1812. Arkansas....

Mar. 2, 1819. Michigan........

Jan. 11, 1805. Florida.....

Mar. 30, 1822. Iowa.........

June 12, 1838.
Wisconsin...

Apr. 20, 1836.
California.....
Minnesota, ................. Mar. 3, 1849.

Apr. 30, 1802.
Apr. 8, 1812.
*Dec. 11, 1816.
Dec, 10, 1817.
Dec, 3, 1818.
*Dec. 14, 1819.
+Mar. 2, 1821.
June 15, 1836.
Jan. 26, 1837.
Mar. 3, 1845.
Mar. 3, 1845.
May 29, 1848.
Sept. 9, 1850,
May 11, 1858.

549 514 371 743 493 309 654 235

10 ... 403

536 608 645

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