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STATE CENSUS-1853.

NAMES OF PARISHES.

66

9th

578

No. of free
No. of No. of

white
Qualified

Number of free white free people

males be

Total Pop-
Electors.

Slaves.
People. of color.

tween 18

ulation.

and 45 yrs. 608 2,045 377 3,926 623 6,348 323 1,447

78 1,794

369 4,011 280 2,312 128

964

631 3,404 1,251 11,290 435 1,732 2,639 13,457 2,623 16,374 228 2,077 3,733 18,679 2,750 20,183 824 2,236 5,629 23,243 2,021 12,681

1,200 1,172 4,000 15,053 1,167

10,356 2,214 1,845 3,056 14,415 1,793 11,795 2,441

1,669 1,479 15,905 1,007

7,239 3,011 2,201 1,560 12,451 1,453 10,100 1,286

373 3,032 17,769 798 8,252

196 1,001 1,731 9,449 1,885 16,615 441 1,530 3,929 18,586 1,074 9,254, 791 4,580 3,004 14,625 209 971 136 4,628

5,734 388 2,336 288

4,050

350 6,674 628 3,440

92 8,930 719 12,462 673 3,520

203 6,889 660 10,622 1,107 6,095

70 6,407 1,080 12,572 1,219 6,423

110 5,600 1,346 12,134 4,409

349 5,195 808 9,963 827 3,670

585

10,846 767 15,101 1,074 5,573 731 6,673 985 12,977 860 5,426

169 9,517 1,092 15,112 381 1,782 106 4,178 325 6,060 905 7,895 700 7,320 2,200

15,916 649 2,799 · 19

916
577

3.734 494 2,621

2,487 484

5,105 502 2,397

0
1,094

3,491 498 2,588 447 1,374 3:2 4,409 880 3,796

39 9,990 724 13,825 560 2,331

70 10,278

523

12,679 720 3,042 695 8,000

11,737 803 4,264 121 5,468 786

9.853 402 1,361

16 7,351 429 8,726 313 1,078

13 9,142 323 10,233 376 1,221

14 8,559

348

9,784 606 2,499 1 7,859

10,359 702 3,090

37 3,834 588 5,961 441 2,367 280

853

386 3,500 1,131 5,141 982 7,670 982

13,793 570 2,531

7 3,237 499 5,775 656 3,130 14 5,648 588

3,792 389 1,906

357

3,366 720 3,767 215 3,649 682 7,631 1,888 10,003 2,298 10,783 1.437 22,084 734 2,701

Plaquemines......
St. Bernard.
Orleans, Right Bank...

1st Rep. Dist.
2d do
3d do
4th

do
5th do
6th do
7th

do
8th do

do
4th Lafayette.
Jefferson ..
St. Charleg..
St. John the Baptist..
St. James........
Ascension...
Assumption.
Lafourche... ....
Terrebonna.....
St. Mary.......
St. Martin.
Iberville.
West Baton Rouge.
East Baton Rouge.
Livingston.
St. Helena..
Washington...
St. Tammany...
East Feliciana..
West Feliciana.
Point Coupée.
Avoyelles..
Madison....
Tensas....
Concordia.
Carroll....
Catahoula.
Calcasieu.....
Natchitoches.....
Ouachita....
Bossier.
Caldwell.
Lafayette.
St. Landry..
Morehouse
Franklin...
DeSoto...
Sabine..
Bienville...
Union..
Winn......
Claiborne..
Rapides...
Caddo....
Jackson...
Vermillion.......

365

865

590

0 1,460

27 2,698 672 5,426 393 1,703

10 1,728 376 3,441 864 3,764

0 5,416 832 9,180 717 3,472

2 1,218 624 4,692 865 4,451

18 3,020 727 7,489 1,236 5,863 0 3,530 1,080

9,392 354 2,032

33
567

360 1,221 6,709

0 3,890 1,000 10,599 976 5,641 260 12,701

18,548 459 4,073

44
5,833

9.950 857 4,662

2,911 858 7,575 458 2,607 16 1,195

3,818

2,632

50,376 1,301,103

28,820 | 261,692

585,312

• REVENUE FOR THE YEAR 1853. Amount deposited by Union Bank of Louisiana, to secure

the State against liabilities on account of bonds
missing,

-$21,000 00 Amount paid by R. C. Nichols, State Superintendent,

on account of school moneys remaining in his
hands,

80,413 97 Amount borrowed by the State from the Louisiana State Bank,

.100,000 00 Amount paid by Jos. A. Aiklen for the purchase of the

land of Mrs. Thompson on the Raccourci Cut-off, 237 70 Amount overpaid for the contingent expenses of the Legislature,

12 00 Amount refunded to the State for interest on bonds of

the Third Municipality, paid by the State, ......... 11,070 00 Amount received from the Union Bank of Louisiana, on

account of the profits accruing to the State in set-
tlement with said Bank,

47,000 00 Amount refunded to the State by the U. S. Government

for advances made for equiping regiments during
the Mexican war,

7,325 86 Amount of State taxes received from the following

Parishes : Ascension,

6,929 00 Assumption,

7,351 70 Avoyelles,

2,786 47 Bossier,

499 50 Bienville,

2,058 14 Claiborne,

3,110 23 Caddo,

5,046 98 Calcasieu,

951 06 Caldwell,

578 86 Carroll,

7,133 '93 Catahoula,

5,259 57 Concordia,

8,680 87 De Soto,

3,502 95 • E. B. Rouge,

7,033 72 E. Feliciana,

9,340 00 Franklin,

1,322 19 Iberville,

9,457 65 Jackson,

2,054 30 Jefferson,

17,023 82 Lafayette,

2,303 59 Lafourche Interior,

6,182 05 Livingston,

895 57 Madison,

6,248 98 Morehouse,

1,517 68 Natchitoches,

4,818 79 Orleans, Right Bank,

1,879 07 First District, New Orleans,

43,266 84

1

Amount of State taxes received from the following

Parishes : - Continued. Second District, New Orleans,

.$26,743 79 Third

7,468 76 Fourth Plaquemines,

5,144 60 Point Coupée,

4,074 02 Rarides,

7,765 94 Sabine,

939 36 St. Bernard,

2,346 51 St. Charles,

3,867 39 St. Helena,

1,600 05 St. James,

7,519 29 St. John the Baptist,

4,403 20 St. Landry, . St. Martin,

5,153 74 St. Mary, .....

10,963 80 St. Tammany,

1,752 24 Tensas,

8,634 95 Terrebonne,

6,027 23 Union,

2,000 99 Vermillion,

729 13 Washington,

848 39 Washita,

2,585 68 W. B. Rouge,

5,185 91 W. Feliciana,

8,500 00 Winn,

466 25 Balance Contingent Fund of the Secretary of State's

Office, paid by Chas. Gayarre, late Secretary of
State,

526 20 Balance Contingent Fund of the Attorney Generals

Office, paid by Isaac 'Johnson, late Attorney
General,

40 90 Duties on sales at Auction,

25,422 17 Dividend received from the Union bank of Louisiana,...108,529 27 Excess on appropriation to procure a block of marble for

the Washington Monument paid in the Treasury,... 150 00 Fines paid for the use of the Charity Hospital,

1,060 87 Interest paid by the Third Municipality of New Orleans

on amount disbursed by the State, for payment of
coupons of interest on bonds issued by the State
to said Municipality,

1,854 70 Interest paid on redemptions of property adjudicated to the State,

208 12 Licences on trades, professions, &c., for 1852,

1,555 10 Leases of 16th sections of land,

107 06 Loan effected by the State Treasury,

..750,000 00 Lease of the La. Penitentiary,

4,000 00 Money received for Overplus Bonds,.

-1,253 57 Mill Tax for 1850, ...

125 89

!

Mill Tax of 1851,

$5,796 32 Mill Tax of 1852,

.242,699 63 Mill Tax of 1849,

1,758 11 Money deposited in the Treasury to reimburse taxes paid by purchasers of lands sold for taxes,

420 00 Poll Tax of 1850,

75 00 Poll Tax of 1851,

2,202 00 Proceeds of the sale of certain slaves for the year 1852, 2,061 15 Poll Tax for the year 1852, ....

36,406 00 Proceeds of the sale of public property in New Orleans, 4,698 12 Principal paid on redemptions of lands adjudicated to State, ...

655 28 Payments made on redemptions of lands adjudicated to individuals, .....

385 19 Proceeds of vacant estates paid into the Treasury, 938 82 Road and Levee funds,

5,765 73 Redemption of lands forfeited to the State, general fund paid,........

1,863 04 Redemption of lands forfeited to the State, Mill Tax fund paid, ....

1,811 44 Sales of Reports of the Supreme Court,

1,577 69 Sales of Internal Improvement lands at Winnsboro', 4,330 11 Sales of 16th Sections of Land,

14,440 21 Sales of School Lands,

14,530 22 Sales of Lake Lands,

1,973 43 Sales of Seminary Lands,

3,695 82 Sales of Internal Improvement Lands at Baton Rouge, 12,941 92 Sales of Swamp and Overflowed Lands,

.207,197 53 School Funds paid into the Treasury,

8,894 95 Taxes on Trades, Professions, &c., for 1853,

103,697 80 Taxes received from public officers, paid by fees,

19 10 Taxes levied on successions accruing to foreigners, 12,775 33 Amount balance on hand on the 31st December, 1852,..,354,470 61

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Payments during 1853, as follows:
For Free Public Schools, under Act
No. 2, of 1853,

75,458 66 Under Act No. 8, of 1853,

58,694 85 Salaries of Public School Superintendents,

332 50 SIG. 15.

year, 1853,

Acts Nos. 65, 158, 234 and 322 of 1853,

895 18 Undur Act No. 265 of 1852, for fiscal

119,671 05 Under Act 326 of 1853, for account of

fiscal year, ending Niarch 31st, 1854, 87,276 94 Collectors for deductions and commis

sions, and compensation *c Assessors, 51,121 31— $393,450-48 Internal Improvement Fund,

35,631 34 Levee and Drainage Fund,

11,513 73 General Funds,

899,817 75

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