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of James Martin and B. F. Randolph, both SPAIN, a country in Europe. From Janmembers of the General Assembly.

uary, 1868, until September, the country was At the presidential election in November, under the rule of Queen Isabella II.; in Sep107,538 votes were cast, of which 62,301 weré tember a successful revolution overthrer the given in favor of the election of General Grant, throne of the Queen, and the country was unand 45,237 were for Seymour: Grant's ma- til the close of the year under a provisional jority, 17,064. There are four congressional government. Queen Isabella II. was born Octdistricts in the State, three of which sent ber 10, 1830; succeeded her father on SeptemRepublican, and one a Democratic Representa- ber 29, 1833; was declared of age by decree of tive to Washington.

the Cortes, November 8, 1843; was married le. The Legislature met in regular session on tober 10, 1846, to her first cousin, Francisco de the fourth Wednesday in November, and two Assis, Titular King of Spain, born May 13, 1922 weeks later adjourned into the month of Jan- son of the Infante Francisco, brother of kira uary, 1869.

Ferdinand VII. Heir-apparent was Alfossi, The entire bonded debt of South Carolina Prince of Asturias, born November 28, 167. amounts to $5,407,306.27, consisting of the The eldest daughter of the Queen, Infants Is. following items:

bella, born December 20, 1851, married on Map

14, 1868, the Count of Girgenti, brother of the Three per cent. stock, payable at the pleasure of the State

$38,836 60 ex-King Francis II. of Naples. The only site Six per cent. fire loan, payable in 1870..... 314,453 89 of the Queen, Infanta Louisa, was born 20Six per cent. stock new State-House

1,775,000 00 Six per cent. stock and bonds, funded debt 1,282,971 27

uary 30, 1832, and married October 10, 1846 Five per cent, bonds, fire loan.

481,444 51 to Antoine, Duke of Montpensier, youngest son Six per cent. bonds, Blue Ridge Railroad... 1,000,000 00 of the late King Louis Philippe of Franče. The Six per cent. bonds, new State Capitol. 511,600 00

right of Queen Isabella to the throne has slMaking a grand total of.

.$5,407,306 27 ways been contested by the family of her Interest due on the entire debt July 1, 1963. $355,201 32

father's brother, Don Carlos (born March 2 Interest due January 1, 1869.

159,214 38 1788; died at Trieste, March 10, 1855). Don Total interest.......

Carlos, on May 18, 1845, resigned his claims to .$514,418 70

the throne in favor of his eldest son, Don Ces The regular report of the financial opera- los, Count of Montemolin, after whose death

, tions of the State covers the period from the January 13, 1861, the second son of Don Carlos 15th of May to the 15th of November. The Don Juan, born May 15, 1822, inherited the clear expenses of the Government during that time to the throne. Don Juan, after the revolution ? were $109,688.76, while the receipts for the September, 1868, resigned his claims in favorit same time, including the funds on hand on May his eldest son, Don Carlos, Duke of Madrid, to 1st, amounted to $135,373.83. The estimated March 30, 1848 ; married February 4, 1867.13 disbursements of the current year are put at Infanta Margareta, daughter of the late Litke $819,290.51, including interest on the public Charles III. of Parma. The act of renunciacija debt to the amount of $330,692.38.

is dated Paris, October 3, 1868, and says: The reorganization of the public institutions "My only ambition being the happiness of the has made a good degree of progress during the Spaniards—that is to say, the internal prepast year. The Lunatio Asylum has been in perity of my beloved country and her presti, successful operation, and on the 7th of Novem- abroad—I believe it to be my duty to allicaie ber contained 204 inmates. There is new and do hereby abdicate all my rights to the penitentiary at Columbia, having 500 cells for crown of Spain in favor of my son Don Carlos.“ male convicts, and 48 for females. On the The attempts made after the expulsion of C2# 15th of January, 1868, there were 187 prison- Isabella from Spain, to effect a fusion of the ers in the penitentiary, 158 of which were ne- two lines of Bourbons, failed, and both Isabes groes.

and Don Carlos, who assumed the name Cards The State has property in railroads as fol. VII., up to the close of the year, maintained lows:

their rival claims. Shares in Northeastern Railroad Company $120,000 00 ish ministry was composed as follows: Pris

At the beginning of the year 1868 the SpaShares in Spartanburg and Union Railroad Company...

250.000 00 dent and Minister of War, Marshal Roma Shares in Pendleton Railroad Company. 42,500 00 Shares in Greenville and Columbia Railroad

Maria Narvaez y Cámpos, Duke of l'alencia Company... 433, 960 00 (appointed July, 1866); Foreign Affairs

, ArraShares in Blue Ridge Railroad Conıpany... Shares in Columbia and Augusta Railroad

1,310,009 00 zola (1867); Grace and Justice, Marquis de Company

42,200 00 Roncali (1867); Finances, Marquis de BarisShares in Cheraw and Coalfields Railroad

nallana (1866); Interior, Bravo Murillo (18001: Company

200,000 00 Shares in Laurens Railrond Company... 50,000 00 Public Works, Commerce and Instructie Shares in South Carolina Railroad Company 24,000 00 Orobio (1866); Navy, Belda (1867); Culegens Shares in Charleston and Savannah Railroad Company...

270,000 00

Marfori (1867). On February 15, Severo (sShares in Southwestern Railroad Bank. 6,0600 00 talina was appointed Minister of the Nart. In Shares in Keowee and Tuckaseegee Turnpike Company...

6,000 00

consequence of the death (March 23, 1865)

the Prime Minister Marshal Narvaez, the wide Total...

$1,754,060 00 ministry tendered their resignation, and on the

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