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number of names to be drawn. It will be seen upon computation that the number of conscripts required is 20 per cent. of the persons enrolled, less the credit for excess of volunteers. The names drawn include 50 per cent. upon the number of conscripts required, the additional draft being to supply vacancies caused by exemptions.

In the first two tables I have placed the nine districts comprising the islands which line the bay of New York, Manhattan, Long, and Staten Islands by themselves, styling them the metropolitan districts. There are some marked features in the enrollment for most of these districts, which can be more easily seen by a separate classification.

District Counties Number Allowance Number Number

first for cons- names

class excess of script to be

enrolled volun- s drawn

teers requi-

red

METROPOLITAN 11,812 150 2,212 3,318

DISTRICTS.

First Suffolk, 21,483 150 4,146 6,219

Queens, and

Richmond

Second Part of 14,241 151 2,697 4,046

Brooklyn and

Kings County

Third Part of 30,160 151 5,881 8,822

Brooklyn

Fourth Wards 1, 2, 3, 17,703 150 3,390 5,085

4, 5, 6, 8 New

York

Fifth Wards 6, 7, 23,447 151 4,538 6,808

10, 13, New

York

Sixth Wards 9, 15, 18,013 150 3,452 5,178

16, New York

Seventh Wards 11, 17 25,212 150 4,892 7,338

New York

Eighth Wards 18, 20, 13,359 150 2,521 3,782

21, New York

Ninth Wards 12, 19, 175,430 150 33,729 50,596

22, New York

Total 1,353

INTERIOR

DISTRICTS

Twelfth Dutchess and 10,818 150 2,013 3,019

Columbia

Thirtee- Orange and 10,784 150 2,006 3,009

nth Green

Fiftee- Rensselaer and 12,602 150 2,370 3,555

nth Washington

Sixtee- Clinton, 7,965 100 1,493 2,239

nth Essex, and

Warren

Sevente Saint 9,843 150 1,818 2,727

e-nth Lawerence and

Franklin

Eithte- Fulton, 12,305 151 2,310 3,466

enth Hamilton,

Montgomery,

Saratoga, and

Schenectady

Nineteen Otsego, 12,690 151 2,387 3,581

th Chenango, and

Delaware

Twentiet Jefferson, 12,995 151 2,448 3,672

h Herkimer, and

Lewis

Twenty- Oneida 9,484 150 1,746 2,620

first

Twenty- Oswego and 11,093 150 2,068 3,102

second Madison

Twenty- Onondage and 11,195 151 2,088 3,132

third Cortland

Twenty- Cayuga, Wayne, 12,063 150 2,262 3,393

fourth and Seneca

Twenty- Ontario, 10,445 153 1,936 2,905

fifth Livingston,

and Yates

Twenty- Broome, 11,260 100 2,152 3,227

sixth Tompkins,

Tioga, and

Schuyler

Twenty- Steuben, 12,850 151 2,419 3,629

seventh Chemung, and

Allegany

Twenty- Monroe and 11,007 150 2,051 3,076

eighth Orleans

Twenty- Niagara, 9,332 100 1,767 2,649

ninth Genesee, and

Wyoming

Thirtiet Erie 13,195 100 2,539 3,808

h

Thirty- Chautauqua and 9,519 150 1,753 2,630

first Cattaraugus

Total 211,445 2,658 39,626 59,439

Grand total 386,875 4,011 73,355 110,035

The enrollment for the Tenth District-Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland Counties; the Eleventh-Orange and Sullivan, and the Fourteenth-Albany and Schoharie, is not yet completed, and consequently no quota has yet been apportioned to nor has a draft been ordered in those districts. They are, therefore, omitted from all the tables in this report.

It will be seen by a glance at the above table that the burden of the conscription upon the nine metropolitan districts is nearly equal to that upon the other nineteen districts. This gross inequality is more conclusively shown by the following table, in which the enrollment for the first class, begin the basis of the draft, is contrasted, by districts with, first, the total population by the census of 1860; second, number of males between twenty and thirty-five years of age, between