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The amount paid by these proprietors to the Horticultural Society, under the articles of separation, was $4,223,42. The original cost of the land was $9,766,89. The quantity, in all, is one hundred and ten and a quarter acres, a piece having been added, on the west side, to the first purchase. The total cost of grounds and improvements, up to the close of the year last past, is $34,107,57. The whole number of lots disposed of at that date was six hundred and thirty-four, and the amount of purchase-money, including that given for selection, $50,077,59. The Proprietors had funds invested in Treasury to the amount of $11,980,79.

The following is the return of tombs built, monuments erected, and interments, for each year, since the establishment of the Cemetery, ending December, 1838.

Tombs.Monuments.Interments.
1st year ending Dec. 8, 18326517
2nd year ending Dec. 8, 1833111271
3rd year ending Dec. 8, 18342116101
4th year ending Dec. 8, 18352238101
5th year ending Dec. 8, 18361917175
6th year ending Dec. 8, 18374321191
7th year ending Dec. 8, 18382216174
144125830

In the Appendix will be found the present terms of subscription for lots, with other matters of some interest, relating to the economy of the establishment.1

1 See Appendix, No. V.

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