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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.

599
524

358

5

734

357

760

326

370

117

649

176

... 580

353

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PAGE | Branch Mint, (San Francisco,) operations of
Admeasurement of Shipping, No. 3. By W. for the jast fiscal year....
W. Bates, Esq.......

Brandy, origin of.....
Admiralty decisions-damage to cargo, &c.. 71 Brazil sugar.........
law case .........
i commerce of.....

357
Africa, cotton cultivation in............. 16 coffee crop of, for the year 1857-58...

* commercial aspect of Central ....... Breadstuffs, export of, from the U. States ...
Agriculture, statistics of,

Bremen, commerce of .........
129, 255, 385, 513, 636, " insurance in........

374
and the government........

British mails ...........................
in Illinois .....

641

East India Cornpany, end of the 394
in France......

515

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

fisheries.......

897
Allon, Illinois, city debt of ...

6 commerce for four years ....

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

railways .....

244
American extravagance.

397

East India Company.......
A moor River, explorations of......

66 income tax.........................
Apalachicola, Florida..........

478

6 and foreign shipping and exports....
Application for injunction, (law case). 455

woolen trade, statistics of the .......
Arkansas, population of ..

56 coal trade, statistics of the .......... 757
Atlantic telegraph cable, extension of ...... Brooklyn, fires in the city of. for six months.
Austria, wine crop of......

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......
Average accruing to ship Sea Horse for as-
sistance in getting off strand .......

Calcutta, exports to....

108
B.

California, trade and commerce of.....

Camden & Amboy Railroad and Delaware &
Bale rope, duty on, (treasury circular)......

Raritan Canal........

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

476
Bangor lumber market....

227
tariff of............

488
Bank law of Virginia....

99
wheat trade.....

102
* of France, condition of..

canals, statistics of the ..

751
6 of England, condition of .........

Canal & river insurance in N. York, rates of. 240
u failures, losses by, in Great Britain.... 72

1
trade of Virginia, the ......

753
Banks of Kentucky.............:
213 Canal-boats, lien on ...........

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

119
and liabilities of...
6 vs. railroads-freights....

123
of Charleston, S.C.................. 99 Canary Islands, population of ..........

518
or ullinois........................... 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
6 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..

88, 212, 341, 466, 590, 7 Cape May, New Jersey, light-vessel off...... 367
5 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 III
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......

..... 1

13 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
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 ....................
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....

“ spring wheat inspection ........... 516
property valuation of......

Chiccory cultivation....................... 131
flour and grain trade of.....

Chile, progress of railroads in ..
commercial industry of ..........

" population of..................
and vicinity, dry goods trade of ..... 1 Chilian post office ...

merchant, obituary of a ............ 6 China, exports of....
Bottomry bond-laches-right of sheriff to

* manufacture of silk in..
intervene, (law case) ........

73

trade, the.....

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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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