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Financial condition of South Carolina. A Legislative Committee to whom was referred the subject of raising supplies for the present fiscal year, report a deficiency of $1647, 496, to raise which sum they have submitted a bill of taxation which will produce, it is estimated, $1,724,000. Among the items of taxation are as follows: Upon every one hundred dollars of the value of all lands an ad valorem tax of $2; on all slaves a tax of $1.66 per head; $3.25 on each free negro, mulatto or mestizo, between the ages of fifteen and fifty years, except such as are incapable of procuring a livelihood; twenty-seven cents ad valorem on every one hundred dollars on all lots, lands and buildings within any city, town or village; one hundred cents per $100 on factorage, and all professions, and employments, excepting clergymen and mechanics, the same on commissions received by vendue masters, &c., forty-five cents per $100 on capital stock, of all incorporated gas companies, and one and a half