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The condition of the Federal Treasury.

--The Secretary of the Treasury has sent to Congress a statement of the condition of the U. S. finances. The liabilities due and to fall due before the 4th of March next are as follows:

For the State Department$116,868.57
For the Interior Department1,802,327.52
For the War Department1,521,131.00
For the Navy Department1,060,000.00
For the Post-Office Department700,000.00
Requisitions of War and Navy not complied with1,852,925.19
Treasury notes falling due before the 4th of March1,802,700.00
For the Treasury Department501,423.36
For the Light-house Board78,226.50
Fishing bounties due, estimated465,521.86

The accruing revenues will, it is estimated, meet about $1,900,000 of the amount, leaving eight millions to be borrowed. There is in the Treasury, subject to the draft of the Treasurer of the United States, but little more than $500,000, and there are requisitions in the Treasury Department amounting to nearly two million of dollars unanswered.

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