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Monthly Magazine (Newspaper) - March 1, 1806, London, Middlesex THE- MONTHLY MAGAZINE. No. 140.] MARCH], [No. 2, of Vol. 21a ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine, SIR., A' T a moment when every thing that regards our Welfare as a Nation is juttly viewed with thedeepeft Intereft, and when, by the recent change of Adminif-tration, the country appears likely to awake from that Night of political Biind-ncf� in which it lias been fo long involved, it may nor be improper to draw the attention of your readers to the aclual ftate of cur Finances, and to ihew that a wife Ad. miniftration, fupported by the Confidence of the People, may without much difficulty refcue us from that gulph of National Bankruptcy towards which, in the opinion of many perfons, we were rapidly whirled by the corrupt and overbearing fyftem of the late Minifter. I (hi 11 in the fir ft place ftate correSUy the amount of the National Debt at the begining of the prefent year ; and I (hall then demonftrate that the National Creditors, under a fuitable arrangement, have nothing to apprehend from the amount of that debt; but, on the contrary, fhall;prove that they will be paid off fooner probably than they would defire, The amount of the public funded debt of Great-Sri-tain on the 5th January, 1805 (according to the accounts prefented to the Houfe of Commons) was �.603,925,794 The flock, created by loan of 1805, was - �.38,700,000 �.64.2,6*5,792 There has been transferred for the redemption of the land.tfi'x - �.24,000,000 �.620,625,792 And there has been redeemed by the Commifiloners for management of theiinking-fund - ' �-xi3�5oo,ooo Leaving as the amount on the 31ft of January, 1806 �.507,125,792 * Inthelaft year 1805, 7,615,1671. 7s. 91k were expended by the Commifiloners; and 1,906,104!. 17s. jjd. will be applied in the quarter between the ift of February and the * ft of May 1806. It appears that the fallowing ftock has been purchafed between the Monthly Mao. No. 140.
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