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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 48

Dunedin Chamber of Commerce

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Dunedin Chamber of Commerce.

Receipts.
£ s. d. £ s. d.
Subscriptions from 53 members at £2 2s 111 6 0
Subscriptions from 65 new members at £3 3s 204 15 0
Subscriptions from Colonial Bank 10 0 0
Received for Hire of Room 0 10 0
326 11 0
Expenditure.
Liability to Treasurer, 30th April, 1879 50 11 11
High School Medals 10 10 0
North and Scoullar, Furniture 32 0 0
Herbert, Haynes, and Co., Furniture 9 2 3
Guthrie and Larnach, do 18 14 0
Charwoman Cleaning Rooms, to 29th May 16 0 0
Colonial Bank, Rent to 30th September, 1879 21 3 4
J. C. Meadway, Engraving address to H. Tewsley 0 7 6
Printing, Advertising, and Stationery 59 9 6
Petty Disbursements and Shipping Telegrams 31 3 2
Postage Stamps to date 0 10 0
Secretary's Salary, from 1st May to 1st July, at £60 10 0 0
do do from 1st July to 30th April, at £125 104 3 4 363 15 0
Balance due J. S. and C. C. Webb £37 4 0

DR. LIABILITIES. ASSETS. CR. £ s. d. £ s. d. J. S. Webb ... ... 37 4 0 Outstanding Subscriptions 27 6 0 Rent to 30th June ... 75 0 0 Furniture Account ... 54 0 0 Sundry Accounts ... 10 14 6 Balance ... ... 41 12 6 £122 18 6 £122 18 6 July 1st, 1880 To Balance £41 12 6 Examined and found correct,

John Davie, Auditor.

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COUNTRIES. From 30th June, 1878, to 30th June, 1879. From 30th June, 1879, to 30th June, 1880. Imports. Exports. Imports. Exports. United Kingdom ... £1,956,956 £1,314,523 £1,421,887 £1,224,807 Australia ... ... ... 449,309 341,028 419,657 315,037 India ... ... ... 53,114 ... 33,200 ... China ... ... ... 60,331 10,640 52,257 10,644 Mauritius ... ... 78,461 ... 108,732 ... United States ... ... 168,081 ... 93,430 ... Canada ... ... ... 2,644 ... ... ... Other Countries ... ... 20,532 ... 6,956 4,202 £2,789,428 £1,666,191 £2,136,119 £1,554,690 Showing decrease on Imports for past year ... ... £653,309 Showing decrease on Exports for past year ... ... 111,501

Comparative Table of Imports and Exports for the Port of Dunedin for the years ending June the 30 th, 1879 and 1880, respectively.

Customs Revenue.
Year ending 31st March, 1879 £369,730
Year ending 31st March, 1880 344,594
Decrease on Customs Revenue for past year £25,156
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Ships. Registered Tonnage Date of Sailing. Bales Wool. Sacks Wheat. Sacks Oats. Cases Meats. Casks Tallow. Hides and Leather. 1879 Westland .. .. 1186 July 19 895 6620 .. 4471 760 412 Hudson .. .. 848 Sep. 13 1236 3031 112 5437 149 Benares .. .. 1721 Oct. 2 1522 19542 Otago .. .. 1048 Nov. 14 1356 4010 700 5766 134 1797 Invercargill .. .. 1310 Dec. 16 4611 1974 1283 .. 8 Mataura .. .. 898 Dec. 19 2438 3960 .. .. 160 1880 Timaru .. .. 1365 Jan. 6 5444 1875 .. .. 97 Waipa .. .. 1057 Jan. 19 3591 2141 Calypso .. .. 1334 Jan. 20 4403 2658 Hermione .. .. 1176 Feb. 4 4387 2597 Wanganui .. .. 1136 Feb. 14 5025 350 .. .. 72 Auckland .. .. 1308 Feb. 15 6202 Marlborough .. .. 1191 Mar. 15 4964 1665 .. .. 47 Otaki .. .. 1053 Mar. 28 3125 3366 .. .. 100 Canterbury .. .. 1308 Ap. 8 2202 9827 754 10 Leather, 7 tons Kermaria .. .. 443 Ap. 26 133 4515 Wellington .. .. 1309 May 1 1478 10277 .. 1958 191 3 tons Coromandel .. .. 875 May 6 1723 7895 .. .. 9 Oamaru .. .. 1364 May 31 894 9267 2177 2079 842 Araby Maid .. .. 863 Ju. 12 479 9737 .. .. 27 William Davie .. .. .. 841 Ju. 23 516 3752 761 4396 248 BLUFF. .. .. 56,634 Waitara .. .. 883 4121 Jessie Headman .. .. 1013 4035 Hurunui .. .. 1054 4467 26,582 69,257 109,659 5633 24,862 2354 Totals-£1,299,577 £98,693 £2,816 £49,726 £30,602 £2,509 Grand Total—£1,483,921.

List of Ships and Exports from Dunedin and Invercargill to Great Britain during the 12 months ending 30th June, 1880.

James U. Russell,

Secretary.

ShippingComparative Statement of.

ARRIVALS. DEPARTURES. 1880. 1879. 1880. 1879. Foreign ... ... ... 53,876 tons 67,473 tons 38,200 tons 42,894 tons Intercolonial ... ... 96,543 " 99,209 " 96,913 " 119,894 " Coastwise ... ... 101,316 " 121,439 " 121,103 " 132,680 " 251,735 tons 288,121 tons 256,216 tons 295,468 " Inwards decrease, 1880 ... ... ... 36,386 tons Outwards decrease, 1860 ... ... ... 39,252 "

Arrivals and Departures at Port Chalmers, as furnished by Captain Thomson, Harbour Master, Dunedin, for the years ending July 31st, 1879 and 1880, respectively.

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Registered Tonnage of Colonial Owned Vessels, Port of Otago.
Steamers. Sailing Vessels.
No. Tonnage. No. Tonnage.
1st January, 1879 29 6,972 83 8,318
1st January, 1880 25 6,174 81 7,670

Wool Shipments, 1880—

3 615.360lbs., value ... ... £180,171 873,924 " " ... ... 48,219 2,548,377 " " ... ... 118,914 12,131,427 " " ... ... 572,807 19,169,088 £920,111 1879—16,918,783 2,251,305lbs. increase.