Front Page Titles (by Subject) No. II. Table of the Produce of each Sum of 100 Livres, bequeathed by the Testator, from one hundred to five hundred Years. - Observations on the Importance of the American Revolution, and the Means of Making it a Benefit to the World
No. II. Table of the Produce of each Sum of 100 Livres, bequeathed by the Testator, from one hundred to five hundred Years. - Richard Price, Observations on the Importance of the American Revolution, and the Means of Making it a Benefit to the World 
Observations on the Importance of the American Revolution, and the Means of Making it a Benefit to the World. To which is added, a Letter from M. Turgot, late Comptroller-General of the Finances of France: with an Appendix, containing a Translation of the Will of M. Fortuné Ricard, lately published in France (London: T. Cadell, 1785).
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- Observations, &c.
- Of the Importance of the Revolution Which Has Established the Independence of the United States.
- Of the Means of Promoting Human Improvement and Happiness In the United States.—and First, of Public Debts.
- Of Peace, and the Means of Perpetuating It.
- Of Liberty.
- Of Liberty of Discussion.
- Of Liberty of Conscience, and Civil Establishments of Religion.
- Of Education.
- Of the Dangers to Which the American States Are Exposed.
- Of Debts and Internal Wars.
- Of an Unequal Distribution of Property.
- Of Trade, Banks, and Paper Credit.
- Of Oaths.
- Of the Negro Trade and Slavery.
- Letter From M. Turgot
- The Testament of Fortune Ricard
- Remark, By the Translator.
- No. II. Table of the Produce of Each Sum of 100 Livres, Bequeathed By the Testator, From One Hundred to Five Hundred Years.
- No. VI. Table of the Disposition of the 4 Th Sum, Amounting to 29,782,761,461 Liv. 13 Sous.
Tableof the Produce of each Sum of 100 Livres, bequeathed by the Testator, from one hundred to five hundred Years.
It has been proved by the preceding table, that a sum of 100 livres, with the interest accumulating at 5 per cent. for 100 years, will produce 13,136liv. 17sous. By multiplying this sum by itself four times successively, it will appear that the following sums are the produce of each 100 livres at the end of each century.
|1mo. Produce of 100 livres, with the accumulated interest during 100 years||13,136||17||—|
|2°. Produce of 100 livres, with the interest, during 200 years,||1,725,768||5||6|
|3°. Produce of 100 livres in 300 years||226,711,589||12||6|
|4°. Produce of 100 livres in 400 years||29,782,761,461||13||—|
|5°. Produce of 100 livres in 500 years||3,912,516,739,074||15||3|
TABLEof the Disposition of the first Sum, amounting to 13,136 livres 17 sous.
|A prize of||4,000||—||—|
|Three others of 600 livres each||1,800||—||—|
|An edition of the Prize Discourse, extracts from the three others, with 50,000 copies||7,336||17||—|
TABLEof the Disposition of the second Sum, amounting to 1,725,768 livres 5 sous 6 den.
|A fund for 80 prizes of 100 livres each,||1,600,000||—||—|
|Reserved towards defraying the expences of the executors,||125,768||5||6|
TABLEof the Disposition of the third Sum, amounting to 226,711,589 liv. 12 sous 6 den.
|Five hundred patriotic banks for lending money without interest||196,000,000||—||—|
|Building 12 museums at 500,000 liv. each||6,000,000 }||30,000,000||—||—|
|Fund for an annual income of 100,000 livres for each museum||24,000,000 }|
|Reserved towards defraying the expences of the executors||711,589||12||6|
During the three years employed in building the museums, the income of 100,000 livres is to be laid by, towards purchasing the library, the cabinets, the carriages, the horses, and all the furniture of the museum. Afterwards it is to be employed as follows.
|Table-expences for the 40 members of the museum, the six secretaries, the designer, the engraver, and all the domestics, coachmen, cooks, gardeners, &c. }||50,000|
|Salaries of the secretaries, designer, engraver, and wages of the domestics, }||12,000|
|Expences of the stable and carriages,||10,000|
|The library and cabinets,||10,000|
|Repairs of the building and furniture,||8,000|
|Printing and unforeseen expences,||10,000|