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EDITOR OF THE LIBRARY OF comMERCE, ET.c.; corresponding MEMBER of THE AMERICAM
STATISTICAL society; MEMBER of THE New York Historical society; HONOR-
ARY MEMBER of THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY Associations of NEw York,
BOSTON, BALTIMORE, AND LOUISVILLE, ETC., ETC.

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J. K. ANGELL, Esq., of Rhode Island, author of several standard Law Works. Rev. J. N. BELLows, of Massachusetts. J. E. Bloom FIELD, Esq., of New Jersey. Hon. Thom As G. CARY, Merchant, of Massachusetts. CALvin Colton, Esq., author of the “Life and Times of Henry Clay.” PETER CLARK, Esq., of New York. Gen. H. A. S. DEARBoRN, of Massachusetts, author of a “Memoir of the Commerce and Navigation of the Black Sea, &c.” E. HAsKET DERBY, Esq., of Massachusetts. IsRAEL DILLE, Esq., of Ohio. FRANCIs O. DoRR, Esq., of New York. V. M. DRAKE, Esq., of New Jersey. GeoRGE GoRDoN, F. S. S., late of London, England. ABIJAH INGRAHAM, M. D., of New York. John B. JERVIs, Esq., Civil Engineer, of New York. THoMAs PRENTICE KETTELL, Esq., of New York. JAMEs H. LANMAN, Esq., author of the “History of Michigan.” CHARLEs LANMAN, Esq., of New York, author of “Essays for Summer Hours.” Prof. C. F. McCay, of the University of Georgia. A. NASH, Esq., of New York. Hon. Judge B. F. PortER, of Alabama. HENRY G. RICE, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts. JUNIUs SMITH, Esq., of New York. Prof. J. L. TellkAMPF, LL.D., of Columbia College, New York. FRANCIs H. Upton, Esq., of New York. GEoRGE ATRINson WARD, A. M., Merchant, of New York. Hon. F. WHITTLEs Ey, of New York; and FREEMAN Hunt, sole Editor and Proprietor, etc. IP 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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“ of New York and virginia,. 281

is and Manuf'g industry of Madeira,. *

-. -- Lucca,.. 2 *m. Mineral Resources of............... 213

Alkaline Earths, Carbonates, .....
Alkali, "ufacture, improvements in..
*den, Silver Mine, of.........
America, Love of money in,

... 174 ... 601 ... . .316 - ... 218, can Commerce, opening for extension of... 137 Comoro Island, Abyssinia,... ....... 138 Caravan trade at Berberah, Persia, Burmah, Cochin China,... . . . . . . . . 139 Indian Archipelago, ... 140 *pan, ............ . . . . . . . . 141 *an Iron and steel Manufacture,......... 213 " Land °ompany, British,............ 421 Institute, Nineteenth Annual Fair,...514 Whale Ship, first in England,........ 111 ii Poultry, first importation into England, 112 Manufactures in Russia,............ 107 Atlantic Mail Steamers,............ 51 "**fcommercial intercourse beti "een American and German States, 51 Amount **ppropriation by congress, 51 Effect of Commerce,.................53 Import of Produce into the Zollverein

ti States, 18434,................... 54

14 "uty on, Tobacco in Germany,...... 54

it. Consumption of Tobacco in Germany, 54

i. Duty on, Tobacco in France&England 54

in Report of Post Master General,...... 56

4. Tobacco Crop of Ohio,............. 58 Exports to France, Netherlands, and

4. Hanse Towns,.............. 58 Imports and Exports from and into

" P o "eyond Cape of Good Hope,. 480

"", "anuf's co, Jersey City..... 597

* of Edinburgh Merchant,. o - o ... 522

out. °roton, Finances of.......

*hipelago, Indian,....... - ----

hitecture, Naval,...... Alomatique Vegetable Amo, Navigation of th

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Distillations, °. . . . . . . . . .

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*ociation, Montreal FreeTrade. 3.

Assumpsit, action of......... * s hment of "P", in Louisiana, on mesne

- *......................... 73

. the new Steamboat, ............ ... 323

" *ilroad from, to the Pacific, ....... 477

Aucti *ets and their sureties,........ ... 187

B. Bacon exported at New Orleans, 1845-6,....... 406 “ trade in, at St. Louis,.................. 165 Bahia, diamond mines in......... . 600

Baltimore, price of Flour, Wheat and Corn in, 1839 to 1846, ....... ... 214 Flour, inspection of, 1840 to 1846,... 412 mercantile library association....... 618 Bank, Michigan, State.......... ... 314

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A - - - ustrian Monarchy, Population of the......... 211

“ of England, leading features of........... 397

-- 44 weekly returns,............. 422 4. -- securities and deposits “ Merchants', and John Randolph. . ... 103 “ action, ...... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ... 485 “ of New York dividends, 1845-6... . . 492 44 -

immed. means & liabilities, 392 Banking, Currency and Finance, Journal of 100, 202, 419, 312,615 Company, Georgia,.................. 510 Establishments, Foreign..... Bankruptcy, ... .................. Banks' Strait, Light in............. Banks of New Orleans paying specie.. “ of Boston, dividends 1844 to 1846 in Ohio, movements of.......... of the State of New York.............

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. 312 Comptroller's Report. 206 of New York, governm't depositsin, 1846. 595 4. condition of 1846. ... ...... 596 insolvent under safety fund law......... 313 for Saving at Lowell, deposits 1841 to '45, 212 Barques, brigs, &c., arrivals at N. Orleans '44–46. 409 Beef exported from New Orleans in 1845–46.... 406

“ trade in St. Louis........................ 165 “ law of inspection....... ... 185 Belgium, treaty with France... ... 94 -- commerce with France,.............. 111

Railroads, receipts per day, 1838 39... 247 Benevolent Chinese Merchant......

. . . . . . . . . 521 Berberah, caravan trade at....... . ... 139 Berlin in Prussia, population of....... 104

Bermuda, Light-house on southern point... ** Light..... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Berkshire and Hudson Railroad Bills of Exchange, ... ---Bills at New Orleans, rates of.. Biography, naval and military,...... . . . . . . . . . . 446 -- of Com. John Drake Sloat,......... 446 Blockade, decision in case of Brig Nayade Bombay cotton trade, decline of...... “ shipments cotton, 1843–46.............. 607 cotton deliveries from Canton, 1843-45... 608 Book Trade,............ 122, 221, 332, 427, 523, 619

Bordeaux, Bank of........................... 419 Boston British Mail Steamers to Liverpool...... 320 4- Bank dividends, 1844 to 1846,.......... 491 “ Mercantile Library Lectures,........... 436 “ Wealthy men of................... . . . 424 “ export of cotton goods in 1845–46,. ... 520 “ progress of population in ... . ... . . . . 211

commercial industry of... . . . . . . . . . .35

vessels, ton. & crews ent'd and cl’d'26-45 36

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Boston, foreign vessels arrived and cl ** arrivals and clearances, exclusive of Brit

ish mail steamers, 1840-5........... 37

-: comparative tonnage of Boston, Massa

chusetts, and the United States, '25-45 38

“ comparative imports, exports and reve

nue of Boston and U. S. 1824–45.... 39

“ relative per centage of all the commerce of U. S. belonging to Boston & Mass., 39 44 voyages of British mail steamers, '4045. 3 “ revenue of goods imported in '40-45.... 40 -- ice trade in '45-6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “ export of domestic cotton, 1845-6...... . 40

insurance companies, condition of... . . . “ risks and losses of insurance comp. 38-45 42

... Camden whip factory,...........

0 Canadian imports, ... . .

'd. 1840.45. 37 Buffalo robes furnished by the western fur trade, 217

- | Canal, railr'd and steamb't statistics, 609,508,209, 414 4. banks, condition of, at different periods, .41,42

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fire and marine mutual insurance, 1845. . 43
“ savings banks,....................... . 43
transactions in real estate, 1836-45.
railroads leading from ................

“ city debt, 1823-45....................
proportion of state tax paid by
aggregate population, etc...............
comparative receipt of taxes from, and

other towns,............ Braider, Tuscan straw.........

... 319

Brazos Santiago, longitude of...... ... 507 China, export of teas from,.......
614 Chinese opium trade,............

Brazilian port, anchorage duties. ...
Breadstuffs received from Buffalo, Oswego and
New Orleans, 1845-46, ............ 208
production and export of........... 575
British Empire, vessels,ton. men empl’d 1820.45. 117

“ custom duties in India..... ............ 109
merchant seamen,............... ... 110
marine society,................ . . 96.
packet services, expenses of... - - - - - g
“ exports, declared value of 1844-6....... 188!

import of raw materials, 1844-6. ... 189 te admiralty court,...................... 289 “ railways, statistics of.................. 248 -

government revenue and disb’ts, '45-46... 315 to statistics of the cotton trade..... ... 112 trade and commerce, statistics of....... 116

Irish produce and manufactures export-
ed 1827–44. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

“ silk goods exported from the United Kingdom, declared value of 1826–45..... 120 export of woollen goods, .............. 121 -- “ first quarter, "46 121 -- coal trade... . . . . . .................... 121 American provinces, merchandise drawback upon....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... , 398 ii commercial marine, from 1821-45, ...... 413 ** Aumerican land company....... ... 421 -- post office returns, for 1846, ... . 422 -- mail steamers between Liv'l and Boston. 320 44 it. voyages from 1840-46..... 320 ** merchant,... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 331 Broker's commission on houses sold for an adv'e

valuation of real and pers's estate, 1800-45 46
causes of failure among men of business, ...
o, Census of London,............. - - - - - - - -

"|Chances of success in mercantile life,..

4- breadstuffs received from....... . . . . . . . 298 “ receipts and shipments of produce, '44-45 353 Buoyage on the East coast,................... 95 “ of the Gull Stream............... . . . . . 96 Business men, maxims for....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 482

C.
CABLEs, manufactured at Manilla,...

Canada, imports from......

44 Economist,. . . . . . . . ............. 220

Canals, tolls on N. Y., and Penn. 1845-46...... . 490
Candle manufactory, sperm, Jersey City, ... . . . . 598

. 267

Carriers, by sen,.......
44 by land, law, ..... --

|Caravan trade in Berberah,................... 139
|Casco Brig..............................

..... 290 ... 212 174 266 103 475 Cheese, exported from the U.S. 1844-45,........ 216 Chinese merchant, benevolent,................. 521 . . . . . . . . 215 . . . . . 522

Cast iron, first manufac. in Michigan,.
Carbonates of the alkaline earths,..........

Charter party.................. . 290
Charles William, American ship. . .289
Charleston, shipping of......... . 517

Caustic potash and soda,...................... 175
Chicago, collection district of ................. 310
Chapters from the experience of a merchant..... 339
Chemistry applied to commerce, ...

• . . . . . 171

Check memorandum, ... . . . . . . . . . 83 Cincinnati steamboat tonnage, 1844,............ 345 i4 distances between it and Norfolk,.... 287

ti Mercantile Library rooms,........... 330

-- freight on flour to St. Louis,... . 335

4- imports and exports, 1845-46, .. . 519 Claims for French spoliations,................. 366

Clearance bond,.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... -
Cholera, deaths by, in New York City........... 160
Coal, product of in the several states of Europe, 515
“ mines of Prussia,.......................
“ trade, British, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
“ rates of toll, &c., Reading & Phil. R. R.,. 99
“ product of in Virginia and Penn.,........ 286
Cochin China,....... --- -
Coins, foreign, value in the United States,......
Coinage of the U. S. Mint and branches, ....... 202
44 44 -- 1793-1845, .......... 205
“ of the Branch Mints, from 1838 to 1845. 205
Coffee imported into U. S. from Netherlands..... 402
“ consumed in Belgium and France, ...
Colonial trade, vessels and tonnage, 1832–45..... 117
44 currency,. --------- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 497

-- wool, duty on, 1818-45,..

on mortgage, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Brooklyn steamboat ferries.
Brussels, bank of.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 419
Burmah, trade with... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139

... 187|Collection district of Chicago,.
... 518 Commerce, extension of American,

-- of the world,.... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146
44 and trade of St. Louis,............. 162

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Comoro Islands,.......
Comptroller's report on New York Banks,
Concordia, .................................. 289
Connecticut, productive industry of............ 565
-- manufactures and produce of..
-- -- in 1845,......
Contract,-------------.......
Consular service, British. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Convention, South-west, at Memphis,.......
Copper mines of Lake Superior,.....
“ smelting, in the west,----........

63 Deposits of the U. S. Mint, 1845,.....

“ duty on, in Prussia................ Cordage and cables manufactured at Manilla, Corn exported at New Orleans, 1845-46,.. “ av. price in England and Wales, 1845–46, .. 591 “ in sacks, prices at New Orleans, 1842-46,... 411 “ compar. prod. of Ky., Va., Tenn., and Md., 286 “ price at Baltimore, 1839-46,.............. 214 “ duty on, 1839-45,.............. . 119 Cotton, manufacture of Connecticut,. “ manufactured in Switzerland,.......... 265 wool, 1841-43,........................ 267 * Spanish import duties on....... -“ goods exported from Boston, 1845-46,.... 520

“ trade,--------------- . . . . . . . . . . . ... 53 -- “ statistics of the British,........... 112 -- “ decline of at Bombay, ........... 607

“ Bombay, delivered from Canton, 1843-45, 608
“ English imports, 1841-46, .............. 533
“ American consumption, 1837-46,.
“ exports from United States, 1840-46,.... 537
" culture of, in India,........ ------ . . . . . 112
* factory in Florida,. . 417

Diamond dust, increased demand for..

|Dividends. New York Bank, 1845-46,....

Cotton, comparative prices, from middling to fair, 410 “ receipts at N. Orleans, and crops in U.S., 410 “ weekly receipts into the U.S., 1845-46,. 394 “ receipts, &c., 1844-46,................. 395 “ estimated sales in New York, 1845–46,... 396 “ monthly import into New York......... 396 “ exported from New Orleans, 1845–46,... 404 “ compar. ann.exports, at N. O., 1837-46,.. 406 press, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .......... 331 Counterfeiting labels, etc.,..................... 484 Counting-house of a Hamburgh merchant,...... 177 Cred. and debtor in Louisiana, law of... 71,471, 580 -- “ legislation respecting laws of .. 425 Creditor's liberality to a fraudulent debtor,...... 218 Croton Aqueduct, finances of.................. 315 Cured provisions imported into the U. States,... 411 Currency of Sierra Leone,..................... 574

“ banking and finance, 100,202,419, 312, 497, 6

15 colonial,............................ 497 Customs, nett revenue of 1839-45,....... -- receipts, 1845-46, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Custom duties, British, in India,......... -- house bond, action to recover on, ... . . . 84

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“ in Savings Banks, Lowell, 1841–45,. “ United States, amount and location,... 192 Devil's Rock, Western Islands,.................

“ mines of Sincura, ... . . . . . -Distillations, aromatique vegetable...

Docking ships and steamboats at New Orleans,... 413
Drawback on merchandise imported into U. S.

from British American provinces,... 398

-- on foreign merchandise,.... . . . . . . . . . .399

Dry dock at New Orleans,.................... 413

Domestic products consumed by Matteawan Co., 372

Dutchess County, manufactures of... . . . . . . . . . . 376

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Duties, British Custom, in India,.... . . . . . . . . . . . 109 “ on tobacco, in Ger., France and Engl’d,. 54 “ on foreign and colonial wool, 1818-45... 120 “ on corn, 1839-45, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 “ on cotton, Spanish import,..... --- . . 496 “ on imports in Germany, ... . . . . .256 Duty, ad valorem, under the British tariff........ 190

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East INDIA Co., revenue and disbursements of... 314
|Economist, Canadian... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -------- 220

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