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MERCHANTS MAGAZINE

11

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

ESTABLISHED BY FREEMAN HUNT IN 1839.

VOLUME THIRTY-NINE.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1858.

New York:
GEO. W. & JNO. A. WOOD, 142 FULTON-STREET.

1858.

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G. A. WARD, Esq., of New York.
W. W. BATES, Naval Architect, of New York.
A. N. BELL, M. D., of Brooklyn, late of U. S. Navy.
JAMES G. Swan, Esq., of Boston, Massachusetts.
GEORGE S. Wilkes, Esq., Brantford, Canada.
H. Boynton, Esq., of New York.
Tal. P. SHAFFNER, Esq., of New York.

CHARLES H. CARROLL, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

E. MERIAM, of Brooklyn.

J. C. BATTERSBY, Esq., of New York.

David M. BALFOUR, Esq., of Boston ; and

Thomas P. KETTELL, Editor.

INDEX TO VOLUME XXXIX.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1858.

law case .......

66

176

477

753

B.

PAGK
PAGE Branch Mint, (San Francisco,) operations of
Admeasurement of Shipping, No. 3. By W.

for the jast fiscal year..

599
W. Bates, Esq.......
49 Brandy, origin of.....

524
Admiralty decisions-damage to cargo, &c.. 71 Brazil sugar.....

358
578
commerce of

357
Africa, cotton cultivation in...

130

coffee crop of, for the year 1857-58... 734
commercial aspect of Central ....... 771 Breadstuffs, export of, from the U. States ... 731
Agriculture, statistics of,

Bremen, commerce of

357
129, 255, 385, 513, 636, 760
ingurance in........

374
and the government.... 326 British mails.

370
in Illinois

641
East India Company, end of the

394
in France.

515

post office-mails for Liberia.... 117
Agricultural products, value of.

259
fisheries

897
Allon, Illinois, city debt of ...

723
commerce for four years

227
Amelia Island, Fla., range lights on... 613

railways

244
American extravagance..

397
East India Company.

649
Amoor River, explorations of..

income tax.
Apalachicola, Florida...

478

and foreign shipping and exports... 731
Application for injunction, (law case)

455
Arkansas, population of

woolen trade, statistics of the
645

757
Atlantic telegraph cable, extension of

coal trade, statistics of the

502 Brooklyn, fires in the city of. for six months. 239
Austria, wine crop of..
386 Brussels lace, manufacture of

140
resumption of payments by national

Buoy on E. coast of Scotl'd, alter'n of color of 236
bank of.

725
Average accruing to ship Sea Horse for as-

C.
sistance in getting off strand

580
Calcutta, exports to.

108
California, trade and commerce of.

353
Bale rope, duty on, (treasury circular)...... 228

Camden & Amboy Railroad and Delaware &
Raritan Canal..

248
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, receipts of.... 750 Canada, new usury law of..

476
Bangor lumber market........

227
tariff of...

488
Bank law of Virginia....

99
wheat trade.....

102
of France, condition of...

711
canals, statistics of the

751
of England, condition of

712 Canal & river insurance in N. York, rates of. 240
failures, losses by, in Great Britain.... 721

753
Banks of Kentucky....

trade of Virginia, the
213 Canal-boats, lien on

331
of the State of New York, resources Canals in the United States...

119
and liabilities of.....

475

V3. railroads-freights..
of Charleston, S.C..
99 Canary Islands, population of

518
of Mlinois...

96
seed, duty on....

110
throughout the U. States, condition of 342 Cantick Head, Orkneys, revolving light on... 367
of Switzerland in 1857

726 Cape Borda, Australia, revolving light on... 496
of Newark, New Jersey, condition of. 722 Cape Busto, coast of Spain, fixed light at.... 114
Banking, currency, and finance, journal of, Cape Cullera, coast of Spain, fixed light on.. 742
88, 212, 341, 466, 590, 716 Cape May, New Jersey, light-vessel off....

367
and credit systems, the. By Chas. Cape Salou, coast of Spain, fixed light at.... 365
H. Carroll...

306, 443 Carysfort Reef, Dry Bank & Sand Key lights 111
and currency. By Geo. S. Wilkes. 191 Casks of American manufacture.....

610
Barnegat, N. J., new lighthouse at..
613 Cast-steel in coils, duty on

231
Bass Strait, Australia, lights at....... 113 Causes of the recent commercial distress ...

553
Bengal, trade of, for 1857–58....

734 Caustic soda, duty on, treasury circular).. 106
Billingsgate Island, Cape Cod, fixed light on. 495 Cavoli Islet, Mediterranean, rev'lving light on 497
Bishop and Clerk's shoal, new ligbthouse at. 366 Census of the State of New York..

132
Blank copying books, duty on .
105 Champagne, American

513
Bolivar Point, Texas, lighthouse at .

366 Chances of life, the
Book trade, the...... 141, 270, 398, 526, 654, 774 Charleston, S. C., banks of.
Books imp'rted by Am. Tract Society, duty on 612

commerce of.
Boston bank returns, weekly,

Chicago, commercial industry of

420
91, 215, 346, 467, 393, 717 shipments of grain from, for 20 years 422
bank dividends, 1857-58..

596
spring wheat inspection.

516
property valuation of..
473 Chiccory cultivation...

131
flour and grain trade of..

358 Chile, progress of railroads in
commercial industry of

population of....
and vicinity, dry goods trade of ... 102 Chilian post office
66
merchant, obituary of a

645 China, exports of..
Bottomry bond-laches-right of sheriff to

manufacture of silk in
intervene, (law case)

73

trade, the....

123

66

223

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China, imports from England to..... 223 Dungarvan Bay, Ireland, fixed light in...... 365

and Europe-canal of Suez ......... 223 Duties, recovery of, on seized goods........ 707
imports into....
population of

766

E.
Chinese treaty

493
exports to England..

223 Eddystone lighthouse, S. coast of England.. 112
Chlorure d'oxide de sodium, duty on.. 106 Education a source of wealth

265
Chronometer boxes, duty on, (treas, circular) 612 Electric light, comparative cost of..

759
Cincinnati, commerce of
605 Emigrants, where do they settle?

264
private banks of................ 474 Emigration from State to State..

517
city debt ....

349 English and American railways, cost & man-
Hamilton, & Dayton Railr'd. 245, 507

agement of..

505
City population and valuation..

518
railways ......

503
Coal trade five hundred years ago, the...... 649

railroads, accidents on

249
* consumption of, in the lake regions.... 383

dead letter office

502
“ trade, progress of.....

631
income tax, the...

600
area, estimates of..

508
marine insurance...

745
6 oil, duty on, (treasury circular).... 492 Erie Canal, consider'ns in regard to steam on 531
“ trade, the British, statistics of the 757

steam on ..

377
Coal-burning locomotives.....
250 Europe, travelers to........

364
Cochineal cultivation in Teneriffe...

761 Evansville, Indiana, commercial industry of. 682
Cocoa matting, duty on, (treasury circular).. 108 Explorations of the Amoor River .. 176
Coffee crop of Brazil for the year 1857-58... 734 Erports--see “ Com. Chron. and Review”
how it came to be used

772

each month; also Dame of place.
Collectors, general regulations in regard to.. 609
Commercial chronicle and review,

76, 203, 333, 459, 582, 708
regulat'ns 105, 228, 360, 488, 609, 735 False pretense, (law case)...

457
& industrial cities of U, States--- Fancy pack thread or twine, duty on ...... 233
Boston, Massachusetts ... 41 Farmers, economical hints to....

637
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania... 183 Felt roofing, duty on, (treasury circular)..... 108
Chicago, Illinois...
420 Fire insurance

618
Davenport, Iowa.....

562

companies, act of Massachu-
Evansville, Indiana..

682
setts in relation to...

745
colleges, their nature & object.. 410 Fire Island, (L. I.,) lighthouse at .

366
aspect of Central Africa.. 771 First steamboat on the Hudson .....

626
Connecticut, banks of ......
97 Fisheries of Massachusetts...

104
progress of wealth in..

721 Flour manufactured of American wheat im-
Coral manufactures, duty on

229

ported from Canada, duty on....... 283
Considerations in regard to steam on the Erie

and grain trade of Boston .......

358
Canal. By H. Boynton

531
inspection in Virginia....

735
Convention of railr'd presid'ts, adv'ce of rates 625 Food, am't consumed by man during his life 395
Copying-paper ...
756 Foreign coins, official value of

350
Coton azotique, or gun cotton, duty on ..... 735 Formiche Islet, Mediterranean, fixed light on 114
Cotton crop of the United States
602 Fortunes of the ancients.

140
imports of, into Great Britain.. 359 France, commerce of ...

356
in San Salvador.....

137

exp'ts of wheat & flour from U.S. into 256
cultivation in Africa.

130
consumption of tobacco in

384
velvets, duty on, (treasury circular).. 232 beet-root sugar in..

131
hosiery,

282
vintage of....

639
manufacture in Lowell

659
fruit trade of

129
exports of, from United States 727

population of

643
Texas, exports of, for five years...... 733

irade of..

673
socks with dyed tops, duty on.......
736 French railroads....

507
and its manufactures, in England.... 758 railroads, new feature in the cars of. 753
Credit Mobelier of Paris.....

88
Crops, seasons for ......

255
Crossed checks, Eng. decisions in regard to. 581
Crown jewels, value of the....

773 Galveston, receipts of Texas sugar at..... 729
Cuba, population of ....

643 Garblings; or, commercial commodities char-
exports of........

486 acterized. By A. N. Bell, M. D..
Cuban railroads

506

164, 321, 415, 571
Cudbear, duty on, (treasury circular).. 611 General average, (law case)...

579
Customs tariffs, alterations in foreign........ 363 Geneva enameled paintings, duty on........ 107

Genoa, lighthouse at.

868
D.
Gentionella blankets, duty on..

233
Germany, regulations for mails to

747
Damaged cargo, freight op, [law case]...... 706 Girard, ihe merchant, &c...

269
Damages to cargo-deposition-stowage.... 71 Glass, cut, duty on, (treasury circular) 613
Dardanelles, Mediterranean, lights in...... 234 God's coffer, a short sermon for merchants.. 268
Davenport, Iowa, commercial industry of... 562 Gold rec'ed from Cal., & exp'ted from N. Y.,
Deer skips, tanning of.

635

weekly........ 73, 204, 336, 461,586, 709
Debts and finances of the States of the Union, “ comparative product of, in Cal. & Aus.
Wisconsin........

" region on the Pacific, a new....

127
Decisions in admiralty--exceptions to report 329 “ lace, how it is made

396
Delta of the Mississippi River, lights at
497 6 and silver....

352
Denmark and the Duchies, imports of. 732 facts regarding.

699
Detroit, finances of.....
218 Grain trade, the

259
Dismal Swamp Canal, trade of.

24? Granadian Confederation, population of .... 388
Distilled liquors, procers of manufacture ... 161 Grau d'Aigues, Mediterranean, fixed light at. 494
Dividends, (New York,) for July...
212 Great Britain, commerce of.....

315
Dry goods trade of Boston and vicinity..... 102

imports of cotton into

359

66

96

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