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Boots and bootees,

pairs. Cigars,

M. Playing cards,

packs.
Roofing slates, not exceeding 14 by 16 inches,
do.
do. 16 by 18 do.

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do. 18 hy 20 do.

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Total value of merchandise paying specific duties,
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ad valorem duties,
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4,200,537 8,233,946 7,599,043

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SUMMARY STATEMENT of the value of the Exports of the growth, produce,

and manufacture of the United States, during the year ending on the 30th day of September, 1831.

Dollars.

Dollars.

Dollars.

THE SEA.

Fisheries

Dried fish or cod fisheries
Pickled fish or river fisheries, herring,

625,393

shad, salmon, mackerel
Whale and other fish oil
Spermaceti oil
Whalebone
Spermaceti candles

304,441
554,440

53,526
133,842
217,830

1,889,472

THE FOREST.

750,938
115,928

Skins and furs
Ginseng -
Product of wood

Staves, shingles, boards, and hewn timber 1,467,065
Other lumber

214,105 Masts and spars

7,806 Oak bark and other dye

99,116 All manufactures of wood

275,219 Naval stores, tar, pitch, rosin, & turpentine 397,687 Ashes, pot and pearl

935,613

3,396,611

4,263,477

AGRICULTURE.

Product of animals

Beef, tallow, hides, and horned cattle
Butter and cheese
Pork, (pickled,) bacon, lard, live hogs
Horses and mules
Sheep -

829,982

264,796 1,501,644 218,015 14,499

2,828,936

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643,252
290,937
229,231

49,490
353,013

39,440 114,017 141,794 292,475

Spirits from grain, beer, ale, and porter
Snuff and tobacco
Lead -
Linseed oil, and spirits of turpentine
Cordage
Iron, pig, bar, and nails -

castings

All manufactures of
Spirits from molasses
Sugar refined
Chocolate
Gunpowder
Copper and brass
Medicinal drugs

7,068
54,092

6,109 62,376 21,827 149,438

34,569 215,794

1,965 102,033

55,755 104,760

2,969,435

Cotton piece goods

Printed or colored
White -
Nankeens -
Twist, yarn, and thread
All other manufactures of

96,931
947,932

2,397 17,221 61,832

1,126,313

Flax and hemp

Cloth and thread
Bags, and all manufactures of
Wearing apparel
Combs and buttons
Brushes -
Billiard tables and apparatus -
Umbrellas and parasols

231
2,599
59,749
120,217

3,947 2,343 29,580

STATEMENT – CONTINUED. Leather and morocco skins not sold per lb.

58,146 Printing presses and type

8,713 Musical instruments

10,906 Books and maps

35,609 Paper and other stationary

55,121 Paints and varnish

22,022 Vinegar

7,178 Earthern and stone ware

7,378 Fire engines and apparatus

5,630 Manufactures of glass

102,736 tin

3,909 pewter and lead

6,422 marble and stone

3,588 gold and silver, and gold leaf

3,464 Gold and silver coin

2,058,474 Artificial flowers and jewelry

11,439 Molasses

948 Trunks

5,326 Brick and lime

4,412 Salt

26,848

3,783,248

Articles not enumerated

Manufactured
Other articles -

394,681
715,311

1,109,992

61,277,057

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PUBLIC DOCUMENTS.

1.- DOMESTIC.

Message from the President of the United States, to the Twenty

second Congress. - First Session.

to a

Fellow Citizens of the Senate,
and House of Representatives,

Agriculture, the first and most

important occupation of man, has The representation of the peo- compensated the labors of the ple has been renewed for the husbandman with plentiful crops twenty-second time since the con- of all the varied products of our stitution they formed has been in extensive country. Manufactures force. For near half a century, have been established, in which the chief magistrates, who have the funds of the capitalist find a been successively chosen, have profitable investment, and which made their annual communica- give employment and subsistence tions of the state of the nation to numerous and increasing its representatives. Generally, body of industrious and dexterthese communications bave been ous mechanics. The laborer is of the most gratifying nature, tes- rewarded by high wages, in the tifying an advance in all the im- construction of works of internal provements of social, and all the improvement, which are extendsecurities of political life. Buting with unprecedented rapidity. frequently, and justly, as you Science is steadily penetrating have been called on to be grateful the recesses of nature and disclofor the bounties of Providence, at sing her secrets, while the ingefew periods have they been more nuity of free minds is subjecting abundantly or extensively be- the elements to the power of stowed than at the present: rarely, man, and making each new conif ever, have we had greater rea- quest auxiliary to his comfort. son to congratulate each other on By our mails, whose speed is the continued and increasing pros- regularly increased, and whose perity of our beloved country. routes are every year extended,

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