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Gift of the Eliton,

CONTRIBUTORS.

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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'Car, of the University of Georgia.
Rey. SAMUEL Martin, of London, England.
A. Nasu, 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.

IF 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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INDEX TO VOL. XXII.,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1850.

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A. Act of New York relating to Short Measure.. 576 Banks of State of New York, condition of 92, 443 * of Ohio taxing Banking Companies..... 675

in Ohio, tax on the profits of.........

103 Action to recover Money Loaned............ 75

Securities for free circulat'n of N. York 201 Administrators (law case).

198

condition of Ohio..... Africa, Liverpool trade with.

120

of Massachusetts, condition of..... African Slave Trade......

586 Banks, Massachusetts Savings. 232 Agricultural and other productions of Cuba.. 561

of the several States, condition of..... 227 Air for Merchants and Business Men........ 360 condition of Baltimore......

344 Albany and Buffalo, railroads between....... 106 and banking capital of Vermont.

344 Alien Passengers, act of Massachusetts....... 575

condition of New York City.

.549, 572 Alexandria, commerce of, in 1849..

555
dividends of Boston...

.446, 573 American ship “Star of the West”.

586 and banking capital of Connecticut... 574 Railway Guide....

683
dividends of New York...

550 Anatomy and Philosophy of Banking. 389 " and banking capital of Rhode Island.. Ardnamorchan, Light-house on.....

90

of Massachusetts, dividends of........ 446 Assumpsit, action of...... 317 condition of New Orleans.....

45! Austria, exports from Alexandria, Egypt, to. 556

Banks of Ohio, condition of... 650 treaty of United States with... 436 history of Savings, of England. 660 Axes, how they are made....

582
condition of Charleston...

514
Banking, remarkable incident in.
B.

451 capital of Massachusetts.

661 Baltimore, vessels arrived and cleared in 1849 332

the objects of........

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

Journal of.....92, 222, 342, 441, 570 650 and Ohio Railroad, statistics of... 564

Gilbart's Practical Treatise on......

68 Board of Trade, regulations of.... 438

nature of......

70 Mutual Exchange and Banking

Strachan's Anatomy and Phil'phy of 389 house in.....

447
Utility of.....

71 Bangor, Maine, lumber trade of..

209

notice of Johnsou's Treatise on..... 342 Bank, general administration of a.

joint stock, extracts from Bell's.... 380 Merchants' Exchange.... 102 Barbour's Chancery reports.

197 * Mutual, of deposit and discount.. 102

Batavia, bankruptcy in...

113 National, at Vienna....

103

Java, passage from New York to.. 240 “ Agency, Ohio......

225 Beachy Head, Royal Sovereign Shoal of..... 673 of England, notes forged....

229 | Beef Cattle, production of in Ohio, in 1848–49 84 bullion in the bank of..... 345 Bell, Garvin Mason, biography of...

377 14 dividends of South Carolina........... 573 Bills of Exchange, English law of... .314, 637, 543 “ Savings, of Charleston..

514
[law case).

198 “ Bill, New Jersey, provisions of. 422 “ of Sight [law case)..

74 Mutual, of Baltimore... 447 | Board of Trade, the Baltimore..

438 “ London and Westminister...

449 Book Trade...........121, 249, 363, 475, 587 697 “ Disclosure of a Customer's Account... 639 Boots and Shoes, manufacture of..

691 Bankruptcy and Banking, (George Bacon) Banker, Bullen, the rich.......

103 643, 311, 398

657 638

Ten Minutes advice about keeping &.. 653 British fees in. 103 Bankers, fraudulent preference to.....

633 Batavia, Jaya.,

113 Boston and Providence Railroad, statistics of 464

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Boston and Lowell Railroad, statistics of..... 465 Cliff Copper Mine of Lake Superior..

112
4 Worcester Railroad, statistics of.. 464 Mines, product of..........

351
“ Maine Railroad, statistics of...... 464 Coal trade of London........

87
navigation of, in 1849..

210

“ experiment with semi-bituminous...... 110
bank dividends..

.446, 551, 573 u imported into U. States in 1849........ 212
finances of city of, in 1849.
451 consumption of, in furnaces.

244
Brazil, port of Pataty in...
584 “trade, Pennsylvania, in 1849.

333
coins and moneys of.
661 “ mines, Hydraulic pressure in..

690
Internal and Funded Debt of........ 661 Code, commercial, of Spain....
Breadstuffs, exports of, from U. States. 213 Coffee, production of Ceylon...

86
British fees in bankruptcy...

103

export of, from Matanzas and Havana,
Mail Steamships, voyages of.... .243, 461

from 1825 to 1849.......

562
Bullen, Christopher, the rich banker......... 103

exports from Rio de Janeiro of....... 697
Bullion in the Bank of England.
345 Cohasset Rocks.....

221
Business, a good......
114 Coins, discovery of ancient..

120
a great and small..
115 and moneys of Brazil.

661
men, excerpts for...

120 Coinage of U. States Mint in 1849... .450, 343
energetic devotion to..

695

Columbia and Philad. Ralroad, business of.. 107

Commerce, infiuence of, on civilization... 247
C.

of France in 1848.

259
California, commerce with...

208
Alexandria, in Egypt....

555
ship’nts of lumber from Bangor to 209

effect of, in abolishing restrictions
gold, assay of...

226

upon the transfer of property.. 385
6 receipts of..

320 Commercial Chronicle and Review 78, 2017
received at U.S. Mints..418, 548

319, 417, 547, 642
early discovery of gold in........ 585

Statistics..84, 207, 326, 425, 555, 664
German notices of..

483

Regulations88, 213, 334, 436, 575, 674
iron trade of....

696

Cities and Towns of U. States 54, 499
Camden and Amboy railroad Company.. 679

Code of Spain.......
and Amboy Steamboat and Railroad

Sketches with pen and pencil.. 377
Lines.....

570
customs of St. Louis..

674
Can ada, of duties of customs in..
339 Comstock's report of cases.....

415
Canadian vs. American tariff.
563 Consignees, (law case,).....

318
Canal Statistics........ 104, 240, 355, 461, 564, 676 Contracts, action on joint, (law case,).... 198
coal in Virginia...

109 Connecticut, banks and banking capital of.... 574
* shipments of Pennsylvania in 1845–1849 204

manufacturing establishments of 577
business of Cincinnati and Toledo.... 468

River Railroad, statistics of..... 467
Canals, opening and closing of New York.... 106

finances of, in 1850............. 658
tolls charged on New York..

424 Co-partnership, action for breach of articles of 543
commerce of New York, 1849....... 355 Copper Mine, Cliff, Lake Superior...... 112

commerce of the New York......... 617 ores, improvement in smelting. 239
Cardenas, Cuba, commercial privileges of.... 219 Coral shoal in Straits of Sundy..

341
Cattle imported into England from Ireland... 120 Cardenas, exports of molasses from.... 432
Central Railroad of Georgia.
104 Corporation laws of Indiana......

88
Ceylon, coffee production of, in 1848-49...... 86 Cotton, condition and prospects of manufac-
Chagres, of shipments to....

441
tures in 1849.

26
Change of tare on rice....

440
cloths, prices of.

34
Charleston, S. C., commercial description of.. 499 goods, manufacture of in the South.. 107
statistics of commerce and

singular speculation in.....

119
navigation of........501, 516

culture and manufacture of.. . 184, 290
banks and capital of....... 514 exports from U, States..

205
Chicago, statistics of trade of....

211

manufactures of Massachusetts..
China, tea exported from, in 1847-48.

23

trade, position and prospects of...... 248
exports of tea from, to England. 159

export of, from Vuited States in 1849. 329
seas, rock or shoal in..

341
manufactures of Vermont....

353
Cienfuegos, exports of, in 1849..

563

manufacturing Establish'ts of N. York 584
Cincinnati, rolling mills in and near.

111

spinning in various parts of the world 686
Capal, business of.....

468

Imports of, into Great Britain........ 670
bank agency at......

125

exports of, from Charleston, 1789-1848 504
grocery trade of....

362 rec'red at Charlest'n, from 1834 to 1848 513
sugar refinery for...

354

manufacture of, in Mississippi....... 581
Mercantile Library Association of 360 manufacturing establishm'ts of Conn. 577
Circassia, or a tour to the Caucasus, Ditson's. 413 wool, prices at Liverpool......... 433-436

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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..

131
Cuba, agricultural productions of, in 1849.... 561

New York..

230
commerce, navigation and revenue of.. 429

Pennsylvania..

231
exports and imports of ports of........ 430

Maryland....

232
of molasses from...

432
Massachusetts in 1849.

347
Currency, journal of....92, 222, 342, 441, 570, 650

New Jersey in 1849.

348
Interest--Production (J. S. R.) 403, 516

Wisconsin

349
630
Ohio in 1849..

570
Connecticut in 1850.....

658
D.
Fitchburg Railroad, statistics of....

466
Dayton, Ohio, manufactories of...

112

Flax cotton, method of manufacturing....... 239
Debt, public, of U, States in 1849.

349
Flour received at Portland in 1849..

208
and finances of Virginia in 1849.. 94

shipments of, at Rochester...

328
Georgia in 1849.

96
exports of, from Milwaukie.

329
South Carolina in 1849. 97
Rio de Janeiro market.......

666
of State of Indiana......

98

Francis' Chronicles and Character of English
Michigan in 1849.

143
Stock Exchange.......

173
Ohio in 1819.

570
France, commerce of in 1848...

239
Kentucky....

228

exports from Alexandria, Egypt, to.. 556
Massachusetts in 1849.. 347

the revenue of, in 1849....

441
New York......

230
Frauds upon the U. States revenue.

216
445
Fraudulent preference to bankers..

638
Pennsylvania..

231

Free Trade os. Protective Tariff [R. Sully]106, 635
Louisiana.

346

French goods exported to U. States in 1846-48 554
of Brazil....

661
Steam Navigation......

683
Debts and finances of the States of the Union 131
of Maryland.....

232
Debtor, absent [law case)...
77 Gauging merchandise.

338
Deed by a person in embarrassed circumst'ces 640 Georgia, debt and finances of in 1849.. 96
Delaware and Raritan Canal..

679
Central Railroad of.

104
Deposits of U. States Mint in 1849.......... 343

railroads, statistics of..

568
Dishonored checks.....
639 German notices of California.

483
Douro, Light-house at the Foz of the...... 221

manufactures, exhibition of..

458
Dry goods imported into New York in 1849.. 85

railroads, expenses of.....

681
New York law relating to short Germany, shipping of the northern States of. 668
measure of.......

576 Gilbart's Practical Treatise on Banking... 68
Duties, assessment of, on merchandise....... 219 Glasgow Steamship...

565
Duty on Pocket-handkerchiefs.....
339 Gold coin, uniformity of U. States.

93
E.

counterfeit American.

574
Eastern Railroad, statistics of...

*
464 assay of California.....

226
Eggs, economy of....

118 * regions, geographical position of....... 489
Egypt, commerce of Alexandria..

555
California, receipts of....

320
Electric telegraph in Prussia..

116

received at U.States Mint 418, 548
Endorsers, right of [law case)..

198 deposited at U. States Mint in 1849..... 343
England, mining prospects of....

112 early discovery of, in California........ 585
consumption of tea in............. 157

and gold mining...

689
export of tea from China to........ 159 Goldsmid, Abram and Benjamin, sketch of. 177
Bank of, bullion in.....
345 Goods sold and delivered [law ca se].

317
exports from Alexandria, Egypt, to. 556 Graniteville cotton maufactory.

350
navigation, laws of..
586 Great Britain, revenue of...

663
price of iron in. .......

688

Joint-Stock Companies of..... 663
imports of Hops and Grains into... 671 Grocery trade of Cincinnati.......

362
early history of Savings Banks of... 660 Great Circle sailing .......

672
English Stock Exchange......
173 Guano, import of into England.

671
law of bills of exchange..
555 Gutta Percha, its uses, &c. ...

456
Navigation Laws...
696 Guy, Thomas, Broker, sketch of.

173
Erie Railroad, New York and.

371

H.
Excerpts for business men....
120

339
Exchange, English Law of Bills of..

Handkerchiefs, of duty on.
637

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

562
Fall River Railroad, statistics of ............. 467 export of molasses from.

432

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Hayti, new decree and tariff of..

332 Liquor business of New York in 1849.. 87
Hides, importation of into New York.. 212 Liverpool trade with Africa

120
exports of, from Rio de Janeiro....... 667

prices of cotton wool at..
History of Money......

612
tea trade of........

160
Hogs, production of, in 1848-49....
84 London, coal trade of ......

87
Hops, import of American into England. 671

stock exchange.

105
Hudson River Railroad, history of...

278
and Westminster Bank..

449
Humber, wreck off the.....

672
commercial swindling in

117
Hydraulic pressure in Coal Mines..

690
tea trade of..

161
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Long Island Railroad, statistics of ..

358
Indiana, Corporation laws of..
88 Louisiana, debt of the State of.

346
State debt of......
98 Lowell manufactures, statistics of..

646
general manufacturing law of....... 459 Lumber trade of Bangor in 1849...

209
Indigo, production and consumption of...... 671

of Quebec in 1848–9.

331
Influence of commerce on civilization. 237

M.
Insurance, Life, principles of.

34 Mackerel fisheries of Massachusetts in 1849.. 328
the morality of life
117 | Maine, ship-building in

213
life (law case).

198 Matanzas, exports of produce from.......433, 562
re-

199

exports of molasses from....
New Orleans, rates of.

216 Manufacture of cotton goods in the South.... 107
its importance.

692
of paints from zinc....

113
Integrity, character for.....

116 Manufactures, Journal of 107, 234, 350, 452, 577, 684
Interest tables, Oates'....

99
of Dayton, Ohio.

112
of money (D. Fosdick, Jr.) .273, 492

at the South

350
....: 630 / Manufacturing establishments of Connecticut. 577
Interest.
.403, 516

Rhode Island 452
law of Indiana ....

459
Ireland, consumption of tea in....
157

115
loans to railway companies of.......

Markets, Roman ......

683
Irish light-house tolls ...

584

Maryland, debt and finances of.
Iron business of Wales, increase of

77
Massachusetts, insolvent laws of.....

240
trade of Pennsylvania in 1848-9..

582

railroads, comparat'e expense. 242
and steel, difference between...

condition of banks of.........

227
582
“ pig, trade of Scotland

savings institutions of........ 234

457
manufactures in Pittsburg.

manufactures of ...

234
688
average price of, in England..

mackerel fisheries in 1849..... 328

688
“ ships, economy in building..

debt and finances of, in 1849.. 347

691
built house for California...

law relating to alien passengers 575
696

dividends of banks of....... 446

statistics of railroads of....... 463
Jamaica tariff, changes in..

88

statistical view of railroads of. 676
new..

334
banking capital of

661
James, General C. T., letter of....

109
Measurement of foreign deals.

119
Java, bankruptcy in Batavia
113

338
Jobnson's treatise on banking..

Measuring merchandise ...
342

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

Miscellanies.113, 245, 339, 472, 555, 692
Kentucky, debt of State of...

Library Association of New York, 246
Key West, wrecking at....

340

Library Association of Cincinnati.. 360
L.

Library Association of St. Louis. . 585
Lake Superior, Cliff copper mine of

112

Library Association of Montreal. . 473
Lands, origin of conveyances of..

Library Company of Philadelphia. 472
sales of public, in Michigan..

132
honesty..

693
Laurel Shoal
220 Merchandise, discounts on.

118
Lawrence, A. A., on cotton manufactures.... 26 Merchants' Exchange Bank....

102
Lead, White, improvement in the manufac. of 690

ships, Spanish code of .

526
Leipzig, exhibition of manufactures at....... 458

widow

474
Light on Minot's Ledge.........
221 Mexico, tariff of..

213
Light-house on Ardnamurchan
90 Michigan, debts and finances of.

131
on Ostergarn's Islet

stocks owned by State of.

134
on Cape Sierra Leone

220 Milwaukie, export of flour, &c., from.. 329
at the Foz of Douro
221 Mines, product of Cliff,

351
Lake Erie

21 Mining, Journal of .....107, 234, 350, 452, 577, 684
on Sankaty Head

341
prospects of England.

112
tolls, Irish....
5841 gold.......

689

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