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THE

MERCHANTS MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT,

EDITOR OF THE LIBRARY OF COMMERCE, ETC.; CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN
AND LONDON STATISTICAL SOCIETIES; MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL
SOCIETY ; HONORARY MEMBER OF THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY ASSOCIA-

TIONS OF NEW YORK, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, AND LOUISVILLE, ETC.

VOLUME NINETEEN.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, 1848.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.

1848.

TO THE

NINETEENTH VOLUME OF THE MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE.

A. D. Bache, Superintendent of U. S. Coast Survey.
David M. BALFOUR, Merchant, of Massachusetts.
G. F. SECCHI DE CASALI, Esq., late of Italy, now of New York.
Francis B. CLARK, Esq., Merchant, of Georgia.
Hon. H. A. S. DEARBURN, Mayor of Roxbury, Mass.
J. F. Extz, Esq., Accountant, of New York.
R. B. Forbes, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.
JAMES WILLIAM GILBART, F. R. S., of London, England.
CHARLES H. GLOVER, Esq., of the New York Bar.
David R. JACQUES, Esq., of the New York Bar.
JOSEPH JOHNSON, M. D., of South Carolina.
Thomas PRENTICE KETTELL, Esq., of New York.
James H. LANMAN, Author of the History of Michigan.
James A. Lawson, Esq., of Dublin, Ireland.
C. F. M'Cay, Esq., Professor in the University of Georgia.
E. MERIAM, Esq., of New York.
ALANSON Nash, Esq., of the New York Bar.
Hon. BENJAMIN F. PORTER, of Georgia.

George W. Savage, President of the Eagle Life and Health Insurance Company

J. W. Scott, Esq., of the Ohio Bar.
Henry GRATTAN Smith, Esq., of the Memphis (Tenn.) Bar.

Hon. George TUCKER, Author of " The Progress of the United States in Wealth and Population.”

George A. WARD, A. M., Merchant, of New York. A. WHITNEY, Esq., of New York. Hon. J. R. WILLIAMS, of Michigan. FREEMAN Hunt, the Editor and Proprietor. . To find the exports, imports, trade, &c., of different places in the Index, see the name of the country, State, city, or ports; and for particulars relating to the commerce, &c., &c., of the United Kingdom, see “Great Britain,” “ England," “ British," “ Eng. lish," &c.

Dr The names of the contributors are appended to the titles of the several articles, in the table of contents on the first page of each number, except such as have been prepared or adopted by the Editor.

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INDEX TO VOL.

XIX.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1848.

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|Bamford's improved stocking frame....... 664
ACQUISITIVENESS, mercantile..... .... 345 Bank of France, condition of.............. 219, 104
Act of United States to provide for ventilation

England, rates of interest............. 318
of passenger vessels.... 99

condition of................ 406
extending privileges to

discounts of................ 407
American vess'ls eng'd

notes invented by the Chinese ......... 319
in certain trade........ 102 charters of Pennsylvania.............. 309
Act in relation to navigation of East River by

dividends, etc., in New York.......... 542
steamboats......

......... 213 Banks of Rhode Island in 1845, 1846, 1848..... 107
" of U. S. concerning Spanish steam vessels... 218

Vermont in 1847...,

109
* regulating Yacht navigation ............... 331 the State of N. Y., cond'n of, in 1847-8 108
" to prevent imp. of adulterated medicines, etc. 326 Baltimore, dividends of, in 1847-8..... 108
* concerning Mutual Insurance Companies... 330 New York, laws relating to.......... 220
" to regulate the weight of salt.....

330

Charleston, condition of....
" to provide for incorporation, etc., of lelegraph

Ohio, condition of......

224
companies....

415
Maine, condition of......

316
Action to recover excess of duties.

533

condition of South-western........... 410
Admiralty, case in......

80

condition of, Western in 1847-8...... 409
Agriculture, exp'ts from U. 8. of prod'ts of, 1847 88 condition of New York....

536
influence of, on commerce.........

468

circulation of New York, from 1837-48 194
of the United States......... 477 " New York State, list of the.

310
products of, in 1847............478, 494 and banking in Ireland....

313
Agricultural productions of U. S. in 1847...... 121 and finance of Ohio.....

441
Algesiras, regulations of the port of............ 213 Bankruptcy in Massachusetts....

232
Amber trade, influence of the.......... 346 Barley, product of, in United States....... 482
America, N. and S., geographical division of... 625 Belgian commercial regulations...

331
productions of......

625 Belfast, condition of bank of.................. 315
American Continental money.

445 Bills of exchange, law of..................... 403
Factory Girls....

453 Biography, mercantile........................ 396
manufactory, first......

659 Black River (Mich.) imp'ts and exp'ts of, in 1847 27
bonnets in England....

456 Blacking, origin of Day & Martin's............ 662
ocean steam navigation

567 Blackstone coal mines........... ............. 452
Amiens, France, description of........... 617 Boat, invention of life.

554, 647
commerce of........... 617 Book trade........... 122, 235, 347, 457, 571, 679
manufactures, etc., of....... 617 Book publishing house, a model....

........ 456
Amsterdam, rate of bills op.........
189 Bones, commercial value of.....

570
price of bills on.................. 302 Bonnets, American, in England.....

456
Ancient commerce...........

131 Boston, annual rep't of Merc. Library Ass'ion of 118
history and principles of..... 243 dividends of banks of....

106
history of.....

467 exp'ts of p'ckage goods from Liverpool to 204
Ancram or Copake iron works.

450 and Maine R. R., rec'pts and expenses of 566
Antigua, tariff of.....

............. 647

action brought to recover money paid to 298
Arrivals, forced and in distress.................. 61 Mercantile Library Association........ 673
Associations, savings funds among charitable... 173

value of property of.................. 638
Assumpsit, action of law case)......

............ 298

customs revenue of.................... 303
Athens, laws and coasts at..................... 246

bank dividends, etc................... 541
Atlantic and interior cities..................... 385 Boot and shoe manufactory. ................ 562
Attachment, law of, in Tennessee............ 387 " crimps, improvement in.................... 453
Austria, mineral produce of....
110 Boots, revolving heels to...........

. 453
Averages, marine, Spanish law of...

59 Brazil, regulations at Rio Grande du Sul....... 212
finances of........

309
B.
principal imports into....

321
BALTUVORE banks, dividends of......

109

exports of, from 1843 to 1845.... 321
exports of domestic produce........... 106) statistical view of commerce of......... 322

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