This result, accruing from British intervention, was in some respects similar to that exerted by Napoleon on the Italians of the mainland.
The interest accruing from it is added to the yearly sustentation contributions, and forms a central fund for ministerial support.
The bonds are secured on the surplus of the revenues assigned to the guarantee of the Anatolian railway collected by the Public Debt Administration, on the excess revenue, after certain deductions, accruing to the government under the " Annex-Decree to the Decree of Muharrem " above described, on the sheep tax of the vilayets of Koniah, Adana and Aleppo, and on the railway itself.
In addition, most of them are accruing large amounts of debt due to rising tuition costs.
These sums, together with the considerable amounts accruing from indulgences, jubilees, and special fees, vanished as quickly as they were received.