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HAZARD'S

UNITED STATES

COMMERCIAL AND STATISTICAL

REGISTER,

CONTAINING

DOCUMENTS, FACTS, AND OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION,

ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE

HISTORY AND RESOURCES

OF

THE AMERICAN UNION, AND OF EACH STATE:

EMBRACING

COMMERCE_MANUFACTURES AGRICULTURE—INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS

BANKS_CURRENCY-FINANCES EDUCATION, &c. &c.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. I.

FROM JULY 1839, TO JANUARY 1840.

Philadelphia:
PRINTED BY WM. F. GEDDES, 112 CHESNUT STREET.

1840.

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Adventure, a perilous at Falls of Niagara,
170 Balize, changes effected by sea,

224
Africans captured on Schooner Amistad, 176 177 179 244 Baltimore cotton and woollen goods imported
Agricultural products, prices in Mass. from 1642 to

1836-7-8,

16 202
1690,

182
Deaths in 1838,

28
Alabama debts and stocks,

35

Value of imports and exports,
New species of cotton,

88
Number of vessels entered,

28
Branch of Bank at Decatur, condition of 151

Do. do built,

28
Commerce of from 1818 to 1838,

206
Valuation of property,

28
Fisheries at Wetumka,

275
Inspections at

28 83 202
Decision that real estate Banks cannot

Green Mount Cemetery,

112
maintain suits on notes discounted, 358

Foreign emigrants at, 1835 and 1838, 141
Earthquake in

420

North Point battle ground, action described
Alcot, Charles invents Iron ships,

190
by an officer,

145
Allen, Michael, testimonial of his integrity,

224
Anniversary celebrated,

227
Allegheny Convention,

276 392

Howard's Address at laying
River, Guage of water,

390

corner stone of monument, 238
Proposed improvements on

198
Regulations respecting passengers,

150
Alliance Frigate, history of

3
Reminiscences of

166
Alston, Colonel, deceased

88
Tobacco inspected,

202
Alton, fire at

332
Sales of Missouri copper at

224
Trade of

350
Banks suspend specie payments,

268 284 304
America, discovery of

10
Effects and events of suspension,

285
Ant Eaters, two arrive at Philadelphia,

215
Dividends at

315
Anthracite, Mine on fire at Pottsville,

134
Oyster trade to the West,

358
Wyoming region,

200

No. of persons confined in penitentiary, 382
Value of to Philadelphia,

208
Imports and exports, 1838-39,

390
Furace,
352 Bangor, Taxes in

128
and Iron at Pottsville,

335 352 382
Reminiscences of

368
Antiquities contained in a mound at Louisville, 126

Sales of lumber at

47
A brass plate found,

270
Antwerp, American and other vessels at in 1832 to BANKS OF-
1838,

188
Apalachicola, arrivals at 1737-8-9,
214 | Alabama, at Decatur, condition of

159
Apple tree, a productive

390 England, its condition,

100 259 268 350 424
Appointments by the President, 21 112 164 227 233

Its influence on the cotton trade, (Bankers'
Governor of Pennsylvania,

53 96
Circular,)

157
Appraisers, circular letter of Secretary of Treasury to 31

“Dead Weight" described,

204
Apprentices Library Company, Philada.

24

Quantity of precious metals consumed at
Arkansas debts and stocks,

35

Birmingham in gilding and plating, 310
Copper in

144

Ratio of specie to circulation, 1810 to '38 424
Amistad, Schooner taken
176 France, their condition,

63
Particulars respecting,
177 Georgia, do.

406
Judicial investigation,
179 Illinois, do.

415
Decision of Judge Thompson,
244 Kentucky, do.

341
Arrack exported from Calcutta from 1828 to 1837, 29

Northern, its condition,

341
Arrivals at Boston from 1835 to 1838, 30 112 215

Louisville,

342
at New York from 1830 to 1838,

30 Louisiana, New Orleans Post Notes, resolutions of
at Philadelphia from 1787 to 1838, 45 208

Chamber of Commerce,

191
in U, States, tonnage, crews, &c.

116
New Orleans, their statement,

215 326
Iron Steamboat Robert Stockton,
45 Maine, their condition

150
at Apalachicola,

214 Maryland, Union of, long standing law case decided
Asphalte introduced into Philadelphia,

128
with Gooding,

237
Auburn Mount Cemetery,
215 Massachusetts, private established in 1714,

183
Auction duties in Boston,

112

Merchants of Boston, letter from T.
Auctioneers may re-sell goods not paid for,

227

W. Ward, Agent of Baring to, au-
Average, law of not uniform,

53
thorize bills,

284
General, interesting decision,

161

Boston, resolutions of delegates from,
Axe manufactory, Collins' Iron required by

352
and proceeding,

285

do,

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