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EDITOR OF THE LIBRARY OF COMMERCE, ETC.; CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN
AND LONDON STATISTICAL SOCIETIES; MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL
SOCIETY ; HONORARY MEMBER OF THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY ASSOCIA-

TIONS OF NEW YORK, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, AND LOUISVILLE, ETC.

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TO THE

SIXTEENTH VOLUME OF THE MERCHANTS MAGAZINE.

J. BALESTIER, Esq., United States Consul at Singapore.
C. Bryan, Esq., Counsellor at Law, of Ohio.
J. E. BLOOMFIELD, Esq., of New Jersey.
JESSE CHICKERING, M. D., of Massachusetts.
C. G. Childs, Esq., Editor of the Philadelphia Commercial List.
Gen. H. A. S. DEARBORN, of Massachusetts.
C. F. DANIELS, Esq., of Connecticut.
J. F. Entz, Esq., Accountant, of New York.
Dr. Lewis FEUCHTWANGER, of New York.
D. R. Jacques, Esq., Counsellor at Law, of New York.
Thomas PRENTICE KETTELL, Esq., of New York.
James H. Lanman, Esq., of Pennsylvania.
CHARLES LANMAN, Esq., of New York, author of “A Summer in

the Wilderness.”
J. R. M'CULLOUGH, Esq., author of the “ Commercial Dictionary.”
A. Nash, Esq., Counsellor at Law, of New York.
LORENZO NEELEY, Esq., of New York.
Hon. BENJAMIN F. PORTER, (Judge,) of Alabama.
JUNIUS SMITH, Esq., of New York.
Hon. F. 0. J. SMITH, of Maine.
J. W. Scott, Esq., of Ohio.
L. W. Sloat, Esq., of New York.
J. Snow, Esq., of New York.
RICHARD C. Taylor, Esq., of Pennsylvania.
Francis H. Upton, Counsellor at Law, of New York.
WHELOCK S. Upton, Counsellor at Law, of the New Orleans Bar.
RICHARD VALPy, Esq., of England.
GEORGE ATKINSON WARD, A. M., Merchant, of New York.
John A. Wright, Merchant, of Pennsylvania.
Hon. CHARLES WHITTLESEY, of Ohio.
RICHARD WILLIAMS, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.
S. Wood, Esq., Farmer, of New York; and

FREEMAN Hunt, Editor and Proprietor of the Merchants' Magazine. o The names of the contributors are appended to the titles of the several articles, in the table of contents, on the first and second pages of each number, except such as have been prepared or adopted by the Editor.

INDEX TO VOL. XVI.,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1847.

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Barter trade of Kiachta, in 1843................ 40 ACADEMY of commerce and navigation at Trieste 60 Beacons on the Nidingen rocks, Cattegat........ 91 Africa, commerce with the eastern coast of..... 29 " at Heligoland........

........ 91 Agutes from Oberstein, the.................... 533 “ on the western coast of Sleswick...... 634 Alabama, law of debtor and creditor in. ........ 57 Beaver island, (Halifax,) light-house on ........ 315 Alta California, commerce and resources of..... 34 Belgium, coal mines and coul trade of.......... 235

population................... 35 " area of coal fields.................... 236 climate and productions....

* exportation of coal to foreign countries. 240 revenue...............

" export duty on coals................. exports, 1846.................

4 canals and railroads.................. 25 customs-duties at Monterey, 1844 37 " weights, measures, and currency....... 303

shipping ent'd Monterey, 1844–5 37 department of finance at Brussels...... 412 America, product of gold and silver in......... 413 " iron mines and manufacture of......., 531 American whale fishery, statistics of........ 98, 319 " iron exported to France............... 532

iron-wood.......................... 218 Bills of exchange.......................... 71, 285 and French whalers, smuggling by.... 401 “ of lading.............

71 East India and Pacific trade......... 528 " in London, rates of...

manufactured duck................. 535 Biography, mercantile.-David Ricardo........ « Art Union......................... 593 "

* Robert Thom......... * merchant, position of the............ 936 Boston, imports at in British steamers......... . 428 Anthracite coal trade, Pennsylvania............ 206, “ insurance Cumpanies in................ 509 Anton Lizardo............................... 316 Bounties, revenues, &c., on merchandise....... 109 Annuities, life-insurance, tontines, etc....... 48, 445 Book trade............. 123, 219, 331, 427, 538, 640 Architecture, sketch of navig. and naval. 19, 131, 27 Books and engravings, duties on in England.... 122 Art Union, the American..................... 593 Brazil, coast of, fixed light on Ceara............ 634 Arts and manufactures, chemistry applied to .... 630 Breadstuffs, cost of production and foreign demand 561 Association, mercantile library of Montreal..... 296

rel. val. of wheat and flour in N. Y.. 561 " New York.... 297

corn crop of U. States, in 1839...... 562 + Philadelphia.. 216

average price of corn at New York Atlantie sperm fishery........................ 101

and New Orleans, 1841-45....... 563 ocean steam navigation, origin of......

imported into G. Britain, 1840-46.... 567 " and Pacific oceans, union of...........

an. imp. of wheat into G. Brit.,'41-43 567 Australia, western, ports of....................

u exports of grain from Ireland to EngAustralian copper ore.........................

land, for 5 years................. 567

Bremen, post-office regulations on letters to..... 076 R.

Brighton cattle market........................ 527 BALTIMORE, banks of........... .......... 208 Bristles, manufacture of at Cincinnati......

Philada., and Wilmington railroad. 326 British regulations for steam-vessels...... Bank of England, bullion in.................. 741 “ ships, for

“ State, of Indiana, condition of branches,'46 412 " copper trade...........

" of France, condition of the, 1847......... 623 " corn laws.......... Bankruptcy, statistics of uniform system of, 1841 414! " customs duties on timber, &c......

... 312 Banks of Baltimore ........................... 208 “ colonies, commerce of.................. 98 Massachusetts.................. 208, 3074 tariff, table of duties under............

.. 405 New York, chartered and free........ 304 navigation laws, suspension of.......... N. York, means and liabilities of,'45-47 609 " revenue from 1836 to 1845.............. 413

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