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* The main items for fuel this year did not go into our account till after October 1868.
NOTE.-The statement this year is for eleven months instead of twelve. Heretofore, when the Library was closed in August, some classes of statistics were made up to the· 1st of August and some to the 1st of September. This year, the Library not being closed, all classes are made to end on the 31st of August for conformity's sake.
The appropriation for "books" includes that for "periodicals." The income of our funds is paid in gold, and the yield, with an estimated premium, will be for the present fiscal year about $7,400, to be spent for books, in addition to the city appropriation.