The early Finlanders do not seem to have had any governmental organization, but to have lived in separate communities and villages independent of each other.
On the southeastern slope are governmental and military summer quarters.
Scarcely had these amendments been carried when the serious financial straits brought on by debt incurred through the state's promotion of internal improvements gave rise to the demand for a reduction of governmental expenses and a limitation of the power of the General Assembly to contract debts.
The province is divided into the three governmental departments (Regierungsbezirke) of Minden, Munster and Arnsberg.
The revenues of the several states, and of minor governmental areas within them, are mainly derived from a general property tax, laid directly upon realty and personalty.