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Rum. for every gallon below
25 per cent. additional duty on these articles
under Act 20th March, 1884.
or equal to proof by Sykes' Hydrometer
Rum, for every higher degree
of proof in proportion.
Wine Sparkling, per gallon 0 2 Wine-all other kinds, per
Other manufactured, if in outer packages of less than eighty pounds net weight each, the lb.
0 1 0
All military stores and equipment for the troops stationed in the Island.
All articles for the use of the Governor of the Island, or by the local government for the police or for public institutions.
All articles specially imported for the use or decoration of any place of worship and not imported for sale; and all articles and things of every description imported by any naval officer on full pay in Her Majesty's service for his use and accommodation; military officers receive a fixed allowance from the colonial Government in lieu of this privilege.
Asphalt, blubber and heads and offals of fish, bones and horns, books, forms, and papers (whether printed or manuscript), maps, charts, school globes, engravings, music, pictures, statues, and other works of art, bottles of glass or stoneware--empty, bullion, coin, and diamonds,
calves, sucking and foals, cassaripe, cattle, cocoanuts, cotton wool, eggs, fresh fish and turtle, fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh meats, fuelwood and charcoal, gravel, sand, soil, earth, and peat, green ginger, hay and straw, hoesticks, horses brought into the island by esquestrian companies, provided the same are taken away by them on leaving, and racehorses on every occasion after the first importation thereof, provided no drawback had been claimed thereon on exportation. Hulls, boats, masts, spars, apparel, tackle and furniture of vessels condemned by survey, and on which tonnage duty shall have been paid, ice, leeches, lemon and lime juice, lime-building and temper-and limestone, live and dead stock-not enumerated in Table A. Logwood, manure, metals-old iron and old lead, molasses, cars and sweeps, packages in which goods are imported except new trunks, vats, hogsheads and puncheons, passengers' baggage containing apparel and articles of personal use and professional apparatus, patterns and samples of no intrinsic value, personal effects of individuals belonging to this Island dying abroad, pozzolano, rags, raw hides and skins, salt, sawdust, soda water and mineral water, specimens illustrative of natural history, seeds, bulbs, and roots, and cutting of plants or shrubs of all kinds, spars, sugar, raw or Muscovado, sugar, crystallised vacuum pan, tablets and tombstones and all the appurtenances thereto, imported specially for immediate erection and not for sale on certificate of the person for whom imported, tar, pitch, and resin, turtle and tortoise shell unmanufactured.
Revenue and Expenditure.
Scroop, Lord Viscoun Howe
Hon. Robert Bing
Sir Thomas Robinson
Hon. Edward Hay John Dotin
George Poyntz Rickets
1st Clerk, E. G. Sinckler, 2007.
Colonial Treasurer, John S. Howell; salary and Colonial Postmaster, W. P. Trimingham, 5007.
office expenses, 1,5007.
Chief Clerk, C. G. Howell.
Clerks, E. S. Bailey.
H. M. Bailey
Auditor-General, C. A. King-Harman, 6007. (L. J.
Chief Clerk, L. J. Patterson, 250%.
T. E. Peirce, 1007.
F. G. Knight, 1507.
E. H. Johnson, 75%.
Superintendent, C. Messervy, C.E., 600/
Harbour Master's Department.
Harbour-Master, E. G. Clawson, 4047. with an
Assistant Harbour-Master and Shipping Master, J.
Secretary and Actuary, T. W. McKinstry, 3001.
2nd Clerk, C. A. Howell, 257.
Librarian, Rev. J. E. Walcott, 2007.
Clerks, A. R. Field, 607., W. L. McKinstry, 401.
Clerk and Inspector of Weights and Measures, G. T.
Inspector of Officers, W. Everard (provisional), 3007. Chief Justice, Sir Charles Packer, Knt.; 2.0007.
A.-St. Michael, J. B. Massiah, 1507.
Attorney-General, Hon. W. Conrad Reeves, Q.C.;
Solicitor-General, Hon. H. A. Bovell; 2507.
Registrar in Chancery, Robert Haynes (fees 3077.):
Escheator-General, H. A. Bovell, fees.
Marshal ditto, Robert Haynes, fees.
c., W. L. C. Phillips, Charles Evelyn, N.
Clerk to ditto, F. Tinling, 150.
Judge of Petty Debt Court, Albert Lewis; H. S.
Seon (acting), 4007.
Assistant-Inspector of Schools, Jos. A. Carrington,
Secretary of Education Board, R. Collymore, 2007. Chief Clerk Petty Debt Court, St. Michael's, R. L. Professor of Chemistry and Agricultural Science, Cummins, 2007.
2nd Clerk, E. P. Boyce, 1007..
Police Magistrates of Bridgetown and St. Michael,
J. B. Harrison, B.A., 300l., and fees.
Poor Law Board.
President, Hon. Oswald Jones.
Members, Rev. J. Y. Edghill, J. Thomas Jones,
Poor Law Inspector, C. Hutson, M.B., C.M., 6007.
St. Philip and St. John, J. Sealy, M.D.,
St. James and St. Thomas, J. E. Moore,
St. Peter and St. Lucy, W. H. Jordan, 801.
Visiting Surgeon, General Hospital, Thomas Bowen,
Ditto, ditto, F. B. Archer, M.B., C.M., 1007.
Visiting Surgeon, Contagious Diseases Hospital, F. B.
Chaplain, Rev. G. T. Bowen, 307.
Medical Superintendent, Lunatic Asylum, A. Field,
Resident Steward, W. Reaper, 1007., and quarters.
Superintendent, J. R. Corbin, 1007., and quarters.
Clerk, Board of Health, J. Sanderson, 201.
President of the Education Board, The Right Rev.
Principal of Codrington College, Rev. Alfred Calde-
Tutor of ditto, Rev. A. Wright, M.A., 3007.
Island Professor of Chemistry and Agricultural
Science Master, J. B. Harrison, B.A., Christ's Col-
German Master, Herr Ludlow, 751.
St. Philip, Rev. R. F. Berkeley, M.A.
St. John, Rev. E. M. Sealy, M.A.
St. Thomas, Rev. E. N. Thomas, S.C.C.
Each rector receives a stipend of 3201., has a residence and small glebe, and such as appointed prior to 1851 a commutation in lieu of fees. There are also 30 curates paid from the Colonial Treasury, at a salary of 2001. each, and most of them are provided with residences or allowances for house rent.
The Roman Catholics receive 50%. a-year.
The Wesleyans receive 7007.
The total expenditure on the ecclesiastical establishment is 11,6437.
Consuls of Foreign Countries Residing in
United States, Capt. Robt. Y. Holley.
Darnley C. DaCosta, Vice-Consul.
Denmark, Wm. R. Man.
Portugal and Algarres, Wm. R. Man.
Peruvian Republic, Darnley C. Da Costa (Acting).
The "Bermudas" or "Somers' Islands" forma a
group or cluster of about 100 small islands, situated in the Western Atlantic Ocean, in lat. 32° 15′ N., and long. 64° 51′ W., about 580 miles to the eastward of Cape Hatteras in North Carolina, the nearest point of the neighbouring American Continent. The distance from Liverpool is about 2,900 miles, from Halifax in Nova Scotia 730, from New York 677, and from the nearest of the West Indian Islands about 800 miles.
These islands were discovered in the year 1515, by a Spanish mariner, Juan Bermudes, after whom they were called The Bermudas. The Spaniards