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(Nos. 1, 3, 5.)

1852, Sept. 13. Gist of

A. H. Thayer, of bees Zook.

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(. Vos. 2, 4, 6,) 1853, July 2. Gift of the Editor,

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CONTRIBUTORS.

TO THE

TWENTY-SECOND VOLUME OF THE MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE.

GEORGE S. BOUTWELL, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.

DAVID M. BALFOUR, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

GEORGE BACON, Esq., of New York.

EDMUND DWIGHT, Esq., of New York.

DAVID FOSDICK, A. M., of Massachusetts.

JAMES FERGUSON, Esq., of the National Observatory, Washington, D. C.

WILLIAM GREGG, Esq., of South Carolina.

General C. T. JAMES, Civil Engineer of Rhode Island.

JOHN B. JERVIS, Esq., Civil Engineer of New York.

THOMAS P. KETTELL, Esq., of New York.

A. A. LAWRENCE, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

JOSHUA LEAVITT, Secretary of the Boston Cheap Postage Association.

C. EDWARDS LESTER, Esq., late United States Consul at Genoa.

Professor C. F. M'CAY, of the University of Georgia.

Rev. SAMUEL MARTIN, of London, England.

A. NASH, Esq., of the New York Bar,

GIDEON NYE, Jr., Merchant, of China.

Hon. BENJAMIN F. PORTER, of the Charleston (S. C.) Bar.

J. S. ROPES, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

FRANCIS G. SHAW, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

RICHARD SULLEY, Esq., of New York.

Hon. B. G. SHIELDS, late Charge d'Affaires at Caraccas, Venezuela.

JUNIUS SMITH, Esq., of South Carolina, and

FREEMAN HUNT, Editor, etc.

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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.

A.

75

198

120

.....

Act of New York relating to Short Measure.. 576
"of Ohio taxing Banking Companies..... 675
Action to recover Money Loaned...
Administrators (law case).
Africa, Liverpool trade with..
African Slave Trade......
586
Agricultural and other productions of Cuba.. 561
Air for Merchants and Business Men........ 360
Albany and Buffalo, railroads between....
Alien Passengers, act of Massachusetts..
Alexandria, commerce of, in 1849..
American ship "Star of the West".
Railway Guide....

106

575

555

586

66

683

389

90

Anatomy and Philosophy of Banking.. Ardnamurchan, Light-house on............. Assumpsit, action of..... 317 Austria, exports from Alexandria, Egypt, to. 556 treaty of United States with........ 436 Axes, how they are made....

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582

B.

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Baltimore, vessels arrived and cleared in 1849 332

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condition of Banks of, in 1850.... 344

and Ohio Railroad, statistics of... 564 Board of Trade, regulations of.... 438 Mutual Exchange and Bankinghouse in....... Bangor, Maine, lumber trade of... Bank, general administration of a.. Merchants' Exchange......

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INDEX TO VOL. XXII.,

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FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1850.

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British fees in..

Batavia, Java..

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Banks of State of New York, condition of 92, 443 in Ohio, tax on the profits of..... 103 Securities for free circulat'n of N. York 201 condition of Ohio.....

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222 227

of Massachusetts, condition of.......
Banks, Massachusetts Savings.....

232

of the several States, condition of..... 227 condition of Baltimore....

344 344 .549, 572 ..446, 573 and banking capital of Connecticut... 574 dividends of New York....

66

550

" and banking capital of Rhode Island.. 444 of Massachusetts, dividends of........ 446 condition of New Orleans.....

66

451

650

660

514

Banking, remarkable incident in..

451

66

capital of Massachusetts.

661

66

the objects of....

449

Journal of.....92, 222, 342, 441, 570 650
Gilbart's Practical Treatise on......

68
70

nature of.....

Strachan's Anatomy and Phil'phy of 389
Utility of...

71

notice of Johnson's Treatise on..... 342

66 joint stock, extracts from Bell's.... 380 Barbour's Chancery reports...

197

Batavia, bankruptcy in..

113

66

Java, passage from New York to.. 240 Beachy Head, Royal Sovereign Shoal of..... 673 Beef Cattle, production of in Ohio, in 1848-49 84 Bell, Garvin Mason, biography of...

377

Bills of Exchange, English law of....314, 637, 543
66 [law case].
"of Sight [law case]...

66

198 74 438

Board of Trade, the Baltimore..

Book Trade...........121, 249, 363, 475, 587 697
Boots and Shoes, manufacture of...

691 103 657

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447

209

73 102

Mutual, of deposit and discount. "National, at Vienna... "Agency, Ohio.....

102 103

225

66 of England, notes forged..

229

66 bullion in the bank of..... 345
dividends of South Carolina...
"Savings, of Charleston....

573
514

422

"Bill, New Jersey, provisions of..
66 Mutual, of Baltimore....
"London and Westminister..

447

449

Disclosure of a Customer's Account... 639 Bankruptcy and Banking, (George Bacon)

Banker, Bullen, the rich..

66

The..

643, 311, 398
638

66 Ten Minutes advice about keeping a.. 653 Bankers, fraudulent preference to..... 638 113 Boston and Providence Railroad, statistics of 464

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and banking capital of Vermont.
condition of New York City..
dividends of Boston....

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Banks of Ohio, condition of....

history of Savings, of England..
condition of Charleston...

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C.

California, commerce with..

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finances of city of, in 1849..

Lines...

Can ada, of duties of customs in..

Canadian vs. American tariff.

208

ship'nts of lumber from Bangor to 209
gold, assay of......

"receipts of..

226
320 Commercial
received at U. S. Mints..418, 548

66

585

66

483

66

early discovery of gold in..
German notices of..
iron trade of....
696
Camden and Amboy railroad Company... 679
and Amboy Steamboat and Railroad

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coins and moneys of.

a great and small..

men, excerpts for..

energetic devotion to.....

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effect of, in abolishing restrictions
upon the transfer of property.. 385
Chronicle and Review 78, 201,
319, 417, 547, 642
Statistics..84, 207, 326, 425, 555, 664
Regulations88, 213, 334, 436, 575, 674
Cities and Towns of U. States 54, 499
Code of Spain....................
.73, 526
Sketches with pen and pencil.. 377
customs of St. Louis..

674

415

318

198

Canal Statistics........104, 240, 355, 461, 564, 676
66 coal in Virginia...

109

Contracts, action on joint, (law case,)..
Connecticut, banks and banking capital of.... 574
manufacturing establishments of 577

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River Railroad, statistics of..... 467
finances of, in 1850...
658
Co-partnership, action for breach of articles of 543
Copper Mine, Cliff, Lake Superior....... 112

shipments of Pennsylvania in 1845-1849 204
66 business of Cincinnati and Toledo..... 468
Canals, opening and closing of New York.... 106
66 tolls charged on New York....................... 424
commerce of New York, 1849........ 355
1. commerce of the New York......... 617
66 ores, improvement in smelting....... 239
Cardenas, Cuba, commercial privileges of.... 219 Coral shoal in Straits of Sundy....
Cattle imported into England from Ireland... 120 Cardenas, exports of molasses from...
Central Railroad of Georgia....
104 Corporation laws of Indiana...
Ceylon, coffee production of, in 1848-49...... 86 Cotton, condition and prospects of manufac-
Chagres, of shipments to........
Change of tare on rice...........

441

tures in 1849.

440

Charleston, S. C., commercial description of.. 499

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statistics of commerce and

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Cienfuegos, exports of, in 1849..

Cincinnati, rolling mills in and near.

66 Canal, business of....

......

514

navigation of........501, 516
66 banks and capital of...
Chicago, statistics of trade of...
China, tea exported from, in 1847-48.

211

23

66

159

exports of tea from, to England..
seas, rock or shoal in..

341

563

111

468

bank agency at....

225

grocery trade of..

362

sugar refinery for.

354

Mercantile Library Association of 360
Circassia, or a tour to the Caucasus, Ditson's. 413

......

Cliff Copper Mine of Lake Superior.
"Mines, product of...
Coal trade of London.

66

.....

experiment with semi-bituminous..
"imported into U. States in 1849..
consumption of, in furnaces..
"trade, Pennsylvania, in 1849..
"mines, Hydraulic pressure
Code, commercial, of Spain......
Coffee, production of Ceylon.....

66

66

562

66

697

103
exports from Rio de Janeiro of.
345 Cohasset Rocks......

221

120

114 Coins, discovery of ancient..
and moneys of Brazil..

66

115

661

120 Coinage of U. States Mint in 1849...
.450, 343
695 Columbia and Philad. Ralroad, business of.. 107
Commerce, influence of, on civilization...... 247
of France in 1848...
Alexandria, in Egypt.

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570
339 Comstock's report of cases...
563 Consignees, (law case,)...

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export of, from Matanzas and Havana,
from 1825 to 1849...

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112

351

87

110

212

244

333
690
.73, 526
86

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Cotton manufacturing establishments of R. I. 452 | Finance, journal of.....92, 222, 342, 441, 570, 650
Counterfeit American gold coin.......
574 Finances of Michigan..
Cuba, agricultural productions of, in 1849........ 561

131

46

New York..

230

66

231

Pennsylvania..
Maryland...

232

commerce, navigation and revenue of.. 429
exports and imports of ports of........ 430
66 of molasses from........
Currency, journal of....92, 222, 342, 441, 570, 650
66 Interest-Production [J. S. R.] 403, 516

432

347

Massachusetts in 1849..
New Jersey in 1849...
Wisconsin

348

349

630

Ohio in 1849..

570

66

658

466

Connecticut in 1850.
Fitchburg Railroad, statistics of.......
Flax cotton, method of manufacturing...
Flour received at Portland in 1849..

239

208

66

shipments of, at Rochester..

328

66

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exports of, from Milwaukie........... 329
Rio de Janeiro market.........
666
Francis' Chronicles and Character of English
Stock Exchange...........

D.

Dayton, Ohio, manufactories of..

Debt, public, of U. States in 1849.

64 and finances of Virginia in 1849.......
Georgia in 1849..

South Carolina in 1849.

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97
98
143

Michigan in 1849..

570

Ohio in 1849..
Kentucky..

228

Massachusetts in 1849....... 347

New York....

230
445

231

346

of Brazil....

661

Debts and finances of the States of the Union 131

66 of Maryland.....

232

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of State of Indiana.....

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Deposits of U. States Mint in 1849..

Dishonored checks......

66

Texas.....
Pennsylvania.
Louisiana.

E.

Eastern Railroad, statistics of..
Eggs, economy of.......
Egypt, commerce of Alexandria..
Electric telegraph in Prussia..
Endorsers, right of [law case]..
England, mining prospects of..
consumption of tea in...

Debtor, absent [law case]...

77

Deed by a person in embarrassed circumst'ces 640
Delaware and Raritan Canal.....

679

Douro, Light-house at the Foz of the..
Dry goods imported into New York in 1849..
New York law relating to short
measure of.....
Duties, assessment of, on merchandise......
Duty on Pocket-handkerchiefs.....

66

English Stock Exchange.......

66 law of bills of exchange.
Navigation Laws...

66

Frie Railroad, New York and.
Excerpts for business men.....
Exchange, English Law of Bills of.

...

F.
Fall River Railroad, statistics of.....

112

349

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export of tea from China to..

Bank of, bullion in..

exports from Alexandria, Egypt, to. 556
navigation, laws of......

586

464

118

555
116

198

..... 467]

66

66

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Gauging merchandise..

66

Georgia, debt and finances of in 1849.
66 Central Railroad of...
343
railroads, statistics of..
639 German notices of California..
221
manufactures, exhibition of.
85
66 railroads, expenses of........
Germany, shipping of the northern States of. 658
Gilbart's Practical Treatise on Banking..

66

458

681

576

68

219 Glasgow Steamship....

565

339 Gold coin, uniformity of U. States....

93
574

66

66

counterfeit American...

66

assay of California......

226

"regions, geographical position of...... 489
"California, receipts of....
320

66

received at U. States Mint 418, 548
"deposited at U. States Mint in 1849..... 343
"early discovery of, in California...
and gold mining...

585
689

112
157
159 Goldsmid, Abram and Benjamin, sketch of. 177
345 Goods sold and delivered [law case]..
Graniteville cotton manufactory..
Great Britain, revenue of....

317
350
663

Joint-Stock Companies of..... 663
Grocery trade of Cincinnati..
Great Circle sailing....

362
672
671

456

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price of iron in......

688

imports of Hops and Grains into... 671
early history of Savings Banks of...

660
173

Guano, import of into England..
555 Gutta Percha, its uses, &c...........

696 Guy, Thomas, Broker, sketch of..............

371

120
637

66

66

338

96

104

568

483

Handkerchiefs, of duty on....

339

Havana and Union Railroad, statistics of.... 357
exports of produce from..

66

562

export of molasses from...........

432

Hayti, new decree and tariff of..

Hides, importation of into New York.

66

667
exports of, from Rio de Janeiro.......
612
History of Money.......
84 London, coal trade of...........
stock exchange.

Hogs, production of, in 1848-49..

66

Hops, import of American into England..... 671
Hudson River Railroad, history of....

278

66

and Westminster Bank.

672

66

Humber, wreck off the....
Hydraulic pressure in Coal Mines.

690

66

I.

Indiana, Corporation laws of....
State debt of....

66

66 general manufacturing law of..
Indigo, production and consumption of..
Influence of commerce on civilization..
Insurance, Life, principles of.

66

the morality of life.

66 life (law case)..

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Integrity, character for....
Interest tables, Oates'.....

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New Orleans, rates of..
its importance...

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Lake Superior, Cliff copper mine of
Lands, origin of conveyances of....

66 sales of public, in Michigan...
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66 of money (D. Fosdick, Jr.)

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Interest..

Ireland, consumption of tea in....

66 loans to railway companies of....... 683
584

Irish light-house tolls

Iron business of Wales, increase of

240

582

582

457

688

66 trade of Pennsylvania in 1848–9..
66 and steel, difference between..
"pig, trade of Scotland
"manufactures in Pittsburg..
66 average price of, in England.
"ships, economy in building.
K built house for California..
J.
Jamaica tariff, changes in....

688

691

696

new....

James, General C. T., letter of...
Java, bankruptcy in Batavia..
Johnson's treatise on banking..
K.
Kentucky, debt of State of..
Key West, wrecking at.....

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332 Liquor business of New York in 1849..
212 Liverpool trade with Africa

66 prices of cotton wool at.....
66 tea trade of..

on Ostergarn's Islet

on Cape Sierra Leone

at the Foz of Douro

Lake Erie

on Sankaty Head

tolls, Irish....

.........

Long Island Railroad, statistics of.
88 Louisiana, debt of the State of....
Lowell manufactures, statistics of...
Lumber trade of Bangor in 1849...
of Quebec in 1848-9.

99

273, 492
630
403, 516
157

Lawrence, A. A., on cotton manufactures.... 26
Lead, White, improvement in the manufac. of 690
Leipzig, exhibition of manufactures at...
Light on Minot's Ledge.......

458

Light-house on Ardnamurchan

66

98
459

671

66

237
M.
Mackerel fisheries of Massachusetts in 1849.. 328
34
213
117 Maine, ship-building in
198 Matanzas, exports of produce from..... .433, 562
432
199
exports of molasses from....
216 Manufacture of cotton goods in the South.... 107
113
692
of paints from zinc..
116 Manufactures, Journal of 107, 234, 350, 452, 577, 684
of Dayton, Ohio...
at the South ....
Manufacturing establishments of Connecticut. 577
Rhode Island 452

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112
350

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459
115

232

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Massachusetts, insolvent laws of............. 77
railroads, comparat'e expense. 242
condition of banks of......... 227
savings institutions of.
234
manufactures of..
234
mackerel fisheries in 1849..... 328
debt and finances of, in 1849.. 347
law relating to alien passengers 575
dividends of banks of........ 446
statistics of railroads of....... 463
statistical view of railroads of. 676
banking capital of...

661
119

Measurement of foreign deals..
Measuring merchandise

338

Mercantile law cases....74, 197, 314, 415, 543, 637

66

Miscellanies.113, 245, 359, 472, 555, 692

66

Library Association of New York, 246

Library Association of Cincinnati.. 360

Library Association of St. Louis.. 585

112

385
132

Library Association of Montreal.. 473
Library Company of Philadelphia. 472
honesty.
220 Merchandise, discounts on..
Merchants' Exchange Bank...

66
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693

118

102

526

66
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474

213

131

134
329

220 Milwaukie, export of flour, &c., from..

221 Mines, product of Cliff...

351

221 Mining, Journal of........ 107, 234, 350, 452, 577, 684

341

66 prospects of England.

112

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gold......

689

88

334

109

113

342

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ships, Spanish code of.
widow

87

120

433

160

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449

117

161

358

346

646

209

331

221

Mexico, tariff of..

90 Michigan, debts and finances of........
66 stocks owned by State of..

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