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44 EXCISE-OFFICE, STAMP-OFFICE, BOABD OF ADMIRALTY.
All goods which are allowed by the Law of Customs and Navigation to be imported into the United Kingdom can be imported into Southampton, except tobacco. This, by a recent Treasury order, can be removed from any tobacco port in England and warehoused here, either for exportation as
ships' stores or for home consumption.
An account of the annual amount of duties received in the port of Southampton in the years 1841, 1842, and 1843 :
YEARS.
1841 . . £72,262
1842 . . 62,875
1843 . . 45,571
Number of vessels and their tonnage, entered inwards, outwards, and coastwise, for the years 1841, 1842, and 1843 :
Years Inwards from Foreign Parts. Outwards to Foreign Parts. Coastwise, including Ireland No. & Tonnage of Vessels belonging to the Port.
Inwards Outwards
Ships Tons Ships Tons Shipsj Tons Ships Tons Ships Tons
1841 1842 1843 727 684 622 116,331 138,782 132,435 671 648 611 117,586 137,027 140,004 1600 1561 1853 149,739 145,762 144,819 1450 1232 1230 86,257 70,917 59,139 201 220 223 10,754 14,120 13,462
EXCISE OFFICE, ORCHARD-STREET.
Collector—Joseph Shaw, Esq., Blechynden Terrace. Supervisor—Thos.
Priddis, 2, Mount Place.
Inspector of Corn Returns and the Corn Market-—T. H. Skelton. Box for corn returns at the Mr. Skelton's office in Spa-road.
STAMP OFFICE, 143, HIGH-STREET.
Sub - Distributor of Stamps—Isaac Fletcher.
BOARD OF ADMIRALTY.—MAIL PACKET DEPARTMENT.
Offices in Winkle Street.
Admiralty Superintendent—Captain Ellice, R.N. Superintendent's Secretary—J. W. Ancell, Esq.
Above twenty naval Lieutenants are connected with this department as Admiralty agents.
MARCHWOOD MAGAZINES.
Ordnance Storekeeper'— John Lamprey, Esq.
There are three magazines at Marchwood, which contain about 25,000 j; barrels of gunpowder. The barracks, governor's house, officers' quarters.
Fletcher # Co., Printers,
1845.
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