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MERCHANTS MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN IUNT, A. M.,

KEXBEL OF THE NEW YORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN
AND LONDON STATISTICAL SOCIETIES; MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY ;
HONORARY MEMBER OF THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS OP NEW
YORK, PHILADELPHIA, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, LOUISVILLE,

CHARLESTON, AND CINCINNATI, ETC.

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New York:
PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.

1854.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE THIRTY-FIRST VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS'MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

G. M. BELL, Esq., Secretary of the London Bank of Australia, etc.
Hon. GeoRGE S. BOUTWELL, late Governor of Massachusetts.
JOHN P. Brown, Esq., of the United States Legation at Constantinople.
Henry C. CAREY, Esq., author of several works on Political Economy, Banking,

etc., etc., of New Jersey.
J. H. GIBBON, M. D., of the United States Branch Mint, North Carolina.
Enoch HALE, Jr., Esq., of Massachusetts.
Rev. D. F. HUNTINGDON, of Massachusetts.
D. R. JAQUES, Esq., of the New York bar.
D. T. LEECH, Esq., of the Post-Office Department, Washington.
WILLIAM J. McALPINE, Esq., late Chief Engineer, etc., of the State of New York.
C. F. McCay, Professor in the College of South Carolina.
Dexter F. PARKER, Esq., of Massachusetts.
JOHN L. Peyton, Esq., of Illinois.
GERARD RALSTON, Esq., late Vice-President of the American Colonization

Society.
J. W. Scott, Esq., of Ohio.
MATTHEW HALE SMITH, Esq., of the Boston bar.
BENJAMIN G. SMITH, Esq., Printer, of New York.
RICHARD SMITH, Esq., Editor of the Cincinnati Price Current, etc.
JOHN MILTON STEARNS, Esq., of New York,
RICHARD SULLEY, Esq., of Indiana.
M. DE TEGOBORSKI, of New York.
Hon. GEORGE TUCKER, late Professor of Moral Philosophy and Political Econ-

omy in the University of Virginia, author of the Life of Jefferson, etc.
Amasa Walker, late Secretary of State in Massachusetts.
J. B. WICKERSHAM, Esq., of New York.
FREEMAN Hunt, Editor and Proprietor.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER INCLUSIVE, 1864.

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PAGE Acorn and chicory coffee...

774 | Belgian railroads, earnings and expendit. of. 748 Act, inspection, of Maryland............. Bills of exchange, lost...................... 455 • new British stamp...................

730 Blindness, ten years mercantile........... relating to circulation of bank notes in Bonds of merchants in China trade canceled 741 Ohio............

Book trade, notices of new books, etc., # relating to auctioneers in Minnesota.... 739

139, 267, 395, 523, Africa, compound interest in.............

Borneo, treaty between U. States and....... 610 Agriculture, statistics of.

Boston, finances of, in 1854........ 128, 255, 371, 504, 640, 756 * bank capital and dividends .... 612 % in Germany.....

& Worcester Railr'd, full statistics of, 500 $ in Massachusetts, products of...

banks, condition of....
te, condition 0.................

494 the profits and wastes of.....

bapk returns and law............... 97 Agricultural productions in California.. 129, 373

banks, weekly statements, exports of United States...... 105

83, 210, 336, 161, 592, 718 and commercial value of railr'ds 508

duties collected at, from 1838 to 1853. 107 Alabama, finances of ........

427

business facilities of...... Albany, prices of wheat at, for 61 years..... 109

and New York, tonnage compared... 360 Alcohol irom pea-pods ......

& Lowell Railr'd, historical notice of. 754 46 per centage of, and wines.......... 292

expenditures of, 1853-54............ 733 Alcoholic liquors, Ohio law, on adulterat'n of 233 Breadstuffs, imports into Great Britain of.... 106 Algiers, product of French colonies in...... 761 British steam and sail marine, increase of... 503 Amazon, the field of the................. 39-56 6 new, stamp act................ American lake cities, onr................... 404

mall packets, letters by the.... 4 stocks held by foreigners......... 102 102 Brooklyn city railroads....

.249 6 Commerce, adventurous spirit of. 771 Broom corn, the production of.......

............. 759 Animal products exported from U.States... 109 Buffalo Board of Trade on measurement of Anthracite burning locomotive.............

grain...........................

....... 353 Antwerp, in Belgium, account of ....

Business success, the elements of.. ...... 56-62 Atlantic and Pacific ports, transportation or

the charm of life.. merchandise between......

endurance.......... Atmospheric telegraphs for carrying p'kages

how to commence..

739 Auctioneers in Minnesota, act relating to.... Australia, what to export to ... product of gold in... California gold product..........

227 ships from London to

107
gold mines, future of.......

387 American commerc'l enterprise in

market, preserved meats for 394 Australian gold, essay of.................

finances of ............... Autobiography, a inercantile...

agricultural productions .. • 129 history of the discovery

in 385 B.

banking-house, a...

.227 Baltimore, guano inspection law for.........

mining districts of...

644 inepection of flour and meal at..

commercial importance of...... 769 Bank-note counterfeits, how to prevent.....

gold product ....

727 Bank stocks of the States held by foreigners. Camel market.......

137 * taxation in Ohio ......

231 Camphor of Commerce ... 46 and railroad stocks..... 732 Canada, minerals of........

644 of England, bullion in......

728 * reciprocity treaty in... Banks of Wisconsin, condition of, July, 1854, 349 Canadian wheat crop in 1854.

of Conn, the condition for 18 years... 621 | Canal Statistics....... 117, 247, 374, 496, 629, 748 in Massachusetts, large dividends of.. 614 6 boats, unloading............ .......

381 of New Orleans, condition of 351, 492, 729 16 and river improvements, western .... 376 of Ohio, condition of......

91 66 length of navigation in New York .... 248 in U.s., condition of, 1850-4....... 95, 99 Canals and other public works of New York, of Illinois, condition of.....

123, 227, 374, 196, 629748 Boston returns and law.......

4 rates of transportation on railr'ds and 123 New York city, monthly,

u of New York, business of, in 1853... 748 83, 210, 335, 461, 592, 717

" trade upon, in 1853.... 751 in Massachusetts, condition of.. 229 Candles, manufacture of mineral....... 386 * capital and dividends of N. York city. 925 Canvas and cordage of cotton....

382 in Connecticut, act regulating...... 225 Capital does not always help a place......

394 6 liabilities............... 458 Carriers, common, action against... ....

202 # of S. Carolina, condition of... 620 4 by sea..........................

80 Banking law, free, of New York....

Cedar Keys, Florida, light-house at......... 365 Journal oi.... 91, 216, 344,

Census, cost of taking the several U, States. 254 * and currency, essay on.....

188

of U. S. for 1850, full statistics of.... 675 4 house at San Francisco...

227

legislation of U, States, 1790 to 1850, 252 Bargaining by pantomine....

137 6 of Sandwich Islands................. 128 Barley, the production of....

759 Certificates of stock, suggestions relating to. 647

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