Art. 15.

of the Office being given what is the least quantity of

competent to the purpose may in general be found willing

to accept of in the case in question experience has shewn

that for the quantity of time requisite to be expended on each

transaction

~~a sum so low~~ a
small fraction of a penny a fraction so much below the

value

~~the~~ of the smallest piece of coin in circulation is

What makes the rate of pay in this instance so
high the ratio of the

money received so high is — that the Sum of money received

on each transaction is so low for a Sum 50 or 100 or even

a 1000 times as great

~~the same Sum~~ a
the same amount might with little or no addition still

suffice since the time expended in the operation of receiving

3d — The class of Offices proposed is more numerous and
more equally distributed than any other class of

Government more so than the little temporary Offices possessed by

the Vendors of Stamps considerably more so than the Excise

Officers from these two circumstances taken together arise

two advantages: the Journey of the customer

~~to~~
Annuity Note is so much the shorter and the value necessary

to be interested in the Shape of Annuity

~~of~~ Notes to a given