Skip to main content

Xll FINANCIAL REPORT. materials without loss of time. The Summer Excursions have been hitherto made—first, to Saighton, Ohurton Heath, Bunhury, Beeston, Peckforton; second, to Sandbach, Nantwich Church, Crewe Hall, &c. A third will be shortly arranged for the ensuing summer, to Valle Cruris. The first Report contained particulars of the annual receipts and expen- diture, so far as they could at that time be ascertained, but a general abstract is here given of them from the first, classifying the various objects which call for annual or occasional outlay, and showing a balance to b( carried on in future years, in correspondence with the audited accounts given on the next page. Summary of Receipts and Expenditure to December 31, 1852. RECEIPTS, 1849. 1 Life Member...............£10 0 0 47 Full Members, at 20s..... 47 0 0 5 Associates, at 10s......... 2 10 0 3 Ladies, 5s.......... 0 15 0 Deduct arrears...... £58 5 0 1850. 77 Full Members...............£77 0 0 20 Associates ................. 10 0 0 14 Ladies ........................ 3 10 0 7 Quarterly, at 4s............ 18 0 Overpaid ......:........ 0 2 0 92 0 Deduct arrears........ 8 8 .£83 12 0 1851. 91 Full Members...............£91 0 0 25 Associates .................. 12 10 0 23 Ladies ........................ 5 15 0 9 Quarterly..................... 1 16 0 111 1 Deduct arrears........ 15 17 £95 4 0 1852. 90 Full Members...............£90 0 0 27 Associates ................. 13 10 0 21 Ladies ........................ 5 5 0 8 Quarterly..................... 1 12 0 110 Deduct arrears........ 11 Sold Journals......... Received old arrears £99 0 1 12 18 16 Entire Receipts from 1849 to Dec.) £g56 9 6 1852.........................................) EXPENDITURE, 1849. Printing Rules, Notices, &c. £6 1 Rents, room, &c. „............. 5 15 Furniture, glass case, &c.... 8 15 Books, drawings & sundries 11 11 50 Copies Archaeological) 7 10 Congress.....................j" ' Total................. 1850. Circulars, meetings, &c.......£8 12 500 Copies of Journal, Part) -n „ I., and Illustrations......j" 70 ° Seal, and other extras ...... 5 0 £39 12 Books, plans, sundries ...... 18 Year's rent of library, &c... 15 6 10 0 0 Total.................. £116 18 1 1851. Printing Circulars, No-) „1ft , ft tices, &c.....................f i10 l b Drawings, lectures, meet-) 13 g 4 ings............................) Books, property, &c.......... 7 10 Library, rooms, &o............. 15 0 0 Sundries........................... 9 9 11 Total.................. 1852. Postage, &c......................£6 5 Monthly meeting, notices,^ g lg £55 0 &c....:............:;...........:; Special ditto ..................... 2 10 Rooms and Librarian......... 16 0 Books and property........... Printing Journal, Part IL) ,„ and Illustrations.........j ov Binding ditto..................... 3 Delivering and posting...... 2 16 6 Sundries, collecting, &c...... 2 19 9 9 2 6 8 0 2 10 Total. £111 0 Total Expenditure up to Dec. 31,) ,99 19 1852..........................................j 6 Balance in hand.............................. 33 16 £356 9 If to the above balance of £33 16s. 7d. are added the outstandic arrears due from Subscribers, there would be a sum of £51 5s. 7d. i favour of the Society; but this is entirely the result of a saving in 1851, \ omitting to print the continuation of Journal until 1852, the accounts which last year show that the annual expenditure (including Journs is just met by the anuual receipts. A good museum, and other mo desirable objects, cannot possibly be secured without a considerable increai in the number of Subscribers.