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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.

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Barter trade of Kiachta, in 1843...

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ACIDENY 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
Agates 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
Alte California, commerce and resources of..... 34 Belgium, coal mines and coal trade of.......... 235
population.....

35
area of coal fields.............

236
climate and productions...

36

exportation of coal to foreign countries. 240
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export duty on couls............. 242
exports, 1846.

37
canals and railroads..................

235
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....
and French whalers, smuggling by.... 401 " of lading...,

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

74
manufactured duck.........

535 Biograpby, mercantile.-David Ricardo..... 458
Art Union.......

593

Robert Thom..... 391
merchant, position of the.
936 Boston, imports at in British steamers.

426
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, 227 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
101

and New Orleans, 1841-45. ...... 562
ocean steam navigation, origin of...... 172

imported into G. Britain, 1840–46.... 567
and Pacific oceans, union of........... 278

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

91

exports of grain from Ireland to Eng-
Australian copper ore.........

95
land, for 5 years........

567
Bremen, post-office regulations on letters to..... 016

527
Brighton cattle market....
BALTIMORE, banks of........

632
208 Bristles, manufaeture of at Cincinnati.

88
Philada., and Wilmington railroad. 326 British regulations for steam-vessels...
Bank of England, bullion in......

88

ships, foreign seamen in........
State, of Indiana, condition of branches,'46 412

207
of France, condition of the, 1847......... 623

311

corn laws......
Bankruptcy, statistics of uniform system of, 1841 414

312
customs duties on timber, &c..

208 colonies, commerce of..
Massachusetts...........

208, 307 tariff, table of duties under....
New York, chartered and free........ 304

navigation laws, suspension of..

413
N. York, means and liabilities of,'45-47 609

revenue from 1836 to 1845......

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British imports of tobacco, 1845-46............. 426, Coinage of U. States mint and branches........ 506
tobacco warehouse at Liverpool......

entire of the U. States, 1793–1846...... 624
hop trade.......

639 Coins and currency of the Hawaiian islands..... 622
Brooklyn, Union White Lead Company at...... 421 Columbia railroad, merchandise on the .......... 326
Brusterort, light-tower at.........

315 Colonies, British, commerce of....

......... 398
Buffalo, imports of in 1846.......

599 Commerce with the eastern coast of Africa..... 29
arrivals and clearances, 1846........... 599

and resources of Alta California..... 34
enrolled and licensed tonnage of........ 599

and navigation, academy of at Trieste 60
exports coastwise, 1845.....

600
curiosities of.........

62
merchandise shipped and received,'45–46 601 and the missionary enterprise......... 65
Bullion in the bank of England....

74

and the opium trade at Hong-Kong... 122
Buoy on the Salt Scar, off Redcar.

512
of Norway, trade and.....

138
Buoys in the gulf of Smyrna...

91

and navigation of New York, 1846... 194
of China, 1845–46......

198
C.

of Detroit, Michigan, 1842-46........ 322

canal, of Cleveland, Ohio........... 324
CALIFORNIA, Alta, commerce and resources of.. 34

of Ceylon.........

339
Upper, the mines of..

365

in the Straits of Malacca ............ 351
Canal, Delaware and Raritan.

115

of the British colonies.............. 398
commerce of Cleveland, Ohio, 1843-46.. 324

and trade of New York, in 1691..... 399
railroad, and steamboat statistics, 115, 210,

of Singapore....

400
324, 415, 535
of Philadelphia, 1845-46.

425
repairs, cost of.......

536
of Rio Janeiro, 1836–47.....

371
New York, receipts at tide-water, 1844-46 191

of France, in 1844..........

477
Ohio, tolls on, 1842-46.....

191

1845.

547
Canals and other public works of Obio......... 420

and navigation of U. States, 1845–46. 513
of Belgium......

255
of Russia, 1845......

628
Canton, foreign trade of, 1845.

198

in eggs.........
Cape St. Vincent, new light on...

91, 215 Commer.chron, and review, 72, 184, 287, 387, 490, 604
Tenez, notice of a rock off.

633

regulations...... 81, 213, 311, 405, 497, 611
* Frehel, light on......

634

statistics........ 98, 194, 317, 425, 513, 625
Carpeting, tapestry, manufacture of in Mass..... 533 Davigation of Great Britain, 1821-45... 197
Cattle, transit on railways........

417

cities, effects of internal improvements. 263
market, Brighton..

527

cities and towns of the United States... 596
Ceylon, commerce of.... ................. 339

speculation, novel......

301
population, 1836... .................. 340

prospects of Singapore...

302
productions...

......... 340
regulations of Cuba......

314
cinnamon exp. to England, 1827-34..... 341

regulations with Mexico, U. States..... 455
vessels entered and cleared, 1845-46..... 341

treaty between U. States and Hanover. 611
gross revenue from customs, etc., 1845... 341 Company, Union White Lead.......

421
value of imports and exports, 1845...... 341 Companies, insurance, in Massachusetts ........ 508
pearl fishery.....

342 Connecticut, sea resources of the coast of....... 273
shipping.....
....... 342 Contract, French tobacco.........

509
Chemistry applied to arts and manufactures..... 630 Consumption and production of sugar.......... 64
China, commerce of in 1845–46......... 198

of ten in the world....

304
export of teas to U. States, 1845-46.. 199, 425 Copper trade, the British. .....

207
silk, etc.,
200 ore, duty on in England...

610
Chinose manufactures in France, exhibition of... 631 Coral fishery....

62
Chronometers, the use of....

89 Corn laws, the British...
Cincinnati, manufacture of bristles at..... 632 preferable to money for Ireland........... 401
Cleveland, Ohio, receipts of produce, 1841-46... 190 " importation of into England, 1846-47....... 628
merchandise cleared at..... 190 Cornwall and Swansea mines........

421
Coal mines and coal trade of Belgium.. 235 Cost of wheat-growing...

472
French iron and....
329 canal repairs.....

536
trade of Pennsylvania........... 202, 206, 327 railway construction in Great Britain.... 536

and iron trade of the Ohio valley. 450, 629 Cotton-gin, invention of the.................... 44
Coast of Sweden, light-house on ................

90

wool trade of Great Britain............. 111
Ireland, floating lights on.............

316 wool, imports and sales of................ 121
Brazil, fixed light at Ceara............ 634

wool, bags of, imported, exported, etc... 112
Code, commercial of Spain............

378

regulations for shipment of............. 214
Coffee, quantity consumed in U. States, 1892-34 78

comparative weight of bales at New Or-
export of from Rio Janeiro, 1842-46.... 374

leans, Mobile, Charleston, & Savannah 321
exported to U. States from Rio Janeiro,

manufactures of England, extent of the.. 330
1842-46....

374 Creditor and debtor in Louisiana, law of 53, 165, 281

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Creditor and debtor in Alabama, law of... 57| Exports from England to Mexico, 1846......... 457
Mississippi,

379

from France to U.States, 1844-5.... 484, 555
Ohio,

469
from France to Mexico,

488, 556
Cuba, export trade of, 1841-45....

110
from France to Texas,

486, 557
Cared provisions, import of into England.. 122

domestic, United States, 1845-46....... 513
Curiosities of commerce........

62
foreign,

516
Currency, chapter on colonial, prior to 1739..... 344

and imports,

519
foreign, weights and measures....... 507

domestic, of Philadelphia, 1845–46..... 527
Custom-house at Valparaiso.......

297

of sug'r and mol's from Havana, 1845-6. 529
Custome-duties on timber, British.

312

from Odessa, Russia, 1840–46...
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F.
DAVID RICARDO, biography of.....
458 FACTOR, principal and.......

182
Debt, New York State........ ...... 305 Finances, New York State and corporations..... 118
* Maryland State......... ............ 306

of Massachusetts, 1846...

209
* imprisonment for.........

...... 511
New Jersey, 1846....

209
Debtor and creditor in Louisiana, law of, 53, 165, 381

Pennsylvania, 1846....

209
Alabama,

57
and debt of Maryland..

306
Mississippi,

379

department of, at Brussels..... ....... 412
Ohio,
469 Fishery, American whale..............

98, 318, 319
Delaware and Raritap canal...

115
Sag Harbor whale....................

102
Denmark, reduction of import duties in......... 411 coral ...........

timber, exported from Norway, '35–41 140 Five Fathom channel, wreck near the .......... 512
exports to Norway, 1835–41............ 144 Floating lights on the coast of Ireland ............ 316
vessels cleared from Norway to, '33-43 150 Flour, Rochester manufacture and trade........

96
to Norway, '33-43 150

" inspections at New Orleans, 1845–46...... 114
Detroit, Michigan, commerce of, 1842-46.. 322

export of from New York, 1843–46........ 187
Dollar-mark, origin of the..

309
Duck, American manufactured.

receipts of at New Orleans, Baltimore, and
... 535

New York, in 1845-46....
Duty on copper in England....

610
Daties on books and engravings in England...

receipts of at Cleveland, Ohio, 1841-46.... 190
122

“ price of at St. Louis, 1844-46........ 322
ad valorem and specific, 1844, '45, '46.... 317
differential...

626
pro forma sales of.....
635
Foreign arrivals at New York, 1846...

195

and coastw'e exp'ts of N. Orlins, 1845-6. 317
EASTERN coast of Africa, commerce with the.... 29

currency, weights, and measures........ 507
East Indies, free ports of...........

France, commerce of, in 1844-45...........

476, 547
314

general and special commerce of.... 477, 548
production of sugar in...

375
commerce by land and by sea.......

477, 548
East India and Pacific trade, American......... 528 maritime trade of..................

478, 549
Effects of internal imp'ment on commer'l cities.. 263
Eggr, commerce in.........

trade of with various countries...... 478, 549
638

imp't trade of with various countr's. 478, 550
Emigration from Great Britain and Ireland...... 121

exp't trade of with various countr's. 479, 550
England, bullion in the bank of......

articles of import.......

480, 551
import of cured provisions into....... 122

export........

481, 552
duties on books and engravings in..... 122

goods in transit...

481, 552
exports of manufactures from......... 289

warehouses and bounties...

482, 553
revenue of, from 1066 to 1826......... 309

cod and whale fishery.

482, 553
extent of cotton manufactures of...... 330

duties of all kinds..

483, 553
exports from to Mexico, 1846......... 457

navigation of......

483, 554
steam com, between New Orleans and. 535

exports from to U. States, 1844-45... 484, 555
prices of grain in, 1845-47............ 606

imports from U. States to, 1844-45... 484, 555
duty on copper ore in ................ 610

exports from to Mexico, 1844-45.... 485, 556
importations of corn into............. 628

imports from Mexico to, 1844-45.... 485, 556
English railroad system, success of the..........

326
Exchange and custom-house at Valparaiso...... 297

exports from to Texas, 1844-45...... 486, 557

imports from Texas to, 1844-45..... 486, 557
Export trade of Cuba.....

110

importation of grains, etc., into.......... 409
of woollen goods from Russia to Kiachta,

condition of the bank of................ 623
(frontier of China,).......

39

exhibition of Chinese manufactures in... 631
of teas from China to U. States..... 199, 425
Exports, domestic, of U. States, from 1821-45.... 106 French iron and coal mines.....

duty on iron for ship-build'g abolish'd in. 632

329
annual, of

110

whalers, smuggling by American and.... 401
of silk from China to U. States........ 200

tobacco contract......

509
from Rio Janeiro, in 1840.....

371

West India islands, new regulations of... 314
of coffee from Rio Janeiro, 1837-46..... 372

wines, reduction of duty on....

639

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Free banks of New York, chartered and. 304|Industry of New York, manufacturing.......... 92
ports, East India.........
314 Increase of population in western states..........

403
trade, poetry of.....
394 Ingenious method of smuggling tobacco...

401
Fur trade, the..........

426 Injunctions, cases of.......
trader's post, St. Louis, the...

218 Insurance, life, annuities, tontines, etc....... 48, 445
mutual life........

152

society on the basis of mutual... 152
Genoa, light at the port of.....

512

companies Massachusetts, 1846.... 508
German railroads, traffic on, 1846............... 619 Inspections of flour in New Orleans, 1845-46.... 114
Gluckstadt, harbor of....

...... 215 Internal imp'ments, effects of on commer'l cities. 263
Gold mines in Orel and Siberia................ 629 Invention of the cotton-gio......
Grain in England, prices of, 1845-47............ 606 nautical, for steering ships......... 90, 215
Granary of the west, the....... ............ 363 Ireland, emigration from Great Britain and...... 191
Great Britain, cotton-wool trade of............. 111 floating lights on the coast of........... 316

imp'tand sales of cott'n-w'l, 1845. 111 Iron trade of Europe and the United States...... 574
bags cotton-wool imported, export "shipped from Philadelphia, in 1765......... 575

ed, etc., 1831-46............... 112 “ No. of furnaces in Pennsylvania, in 1810.... 575
iron trade, etc., of............... 114

and y'ly prod. in U.S., 1810. 575
the process of underwriting in..... 121

in Great Britain, 1740...... 578
emigration from........

121 “ British duties on foreign, from 1782-1819.... 579
exp'ls of certa in articles from New

prices of in Liverpool, from 1806-46 581
York to, 1845.........

189, 190

exported from Russia, in 1793..
commercial navigat'n of, 1821-45. 197

to U.S., 1832-38.... 583
entries and clearances of foreign ex ported from Spain to Great Britain....... 584

and colonial shipping, 1821-45.. 197 prices of in Cincinnati, from 1814-31....... 586
cost of railway construction in.... 536 “ works of Penn'a, No. and product of, 1842.. 587
revenue of, 1846-47..

623

" rolling-mills and nail fact. in Penn'a, 1846... 589
Greenbush and Troy railroad...

587
“ product of fifty-four forges......

590
Gulf of Smyrna, buoys in the.

91
“ anthracite furnaces erected since 1839, and

in blast in 1847, with their annual product. 592

“ trade, etc., of Great Britain................ 114
HALIFAX, light-house on Beaver island.

315 " works, Archimedes....................... 93
Hall's hydrostatic ink fountain................. 330 foundry, New York....................... 93
Hanover, commercial treaty between U.S. and... 611 mountains of Missouri...

94
Harbor regulations of Macao, China, 1846....... 213 “ manufacture of railr'd in the U.S... 97, 212, 530
of Gluckstadt........

215 " and steel, manufac. imp. into U.S. 1821-45.. 107
Havre and New York, ocean steamers between. . 617 " and coal mines, French......

323
Hawaiian islands, coins and currency of......... 622

" and coal trade of the Ohio valley.

450
Heligoland, beacons at........

91 " mines and manufactures of Belgium....
Hemp, manufac. of imp'ted into U.S., 1821-45.. 107 “ furnaces, etc, etc., in Belgium....

532
price of at St. Louis, 1844-46............ 322 Belgian, exported to France, 1821-41....... 532
Hints to merchants and business men............ 218 " wood, American......

218
Hong-Kong, commerce and the opium trade at.. - 122 Island, Soerhaagen, new light-tower on ......... 404
Hop trade, British....

639 Islands, Hawaiian, coins and currency of the.....
newly discovered.......

404
1.
IMPORT of goods into U.S. under three tariffs... 77

and sales of cot'n-w'l in G. Brit'in, 1843. 111 JAMAICA, currency of prior to 1739............. 347
of cured provisions into England..... 122

survey of damaged goods landed at.... 348
duties, reduction of in Denmark........ 411 Journal of banking, currency, and finance. .118,
Imports into New York, 1845–46................ 194

208,303, 412, 506, 622
Rio Janeiro from 1836-39.......... 372

mining and manufactures... 92, 201,
of grain, etc., into France........ 409

327, 421, 530, 629
at Boston in British steam packets....... 426
of tobacco, British, 1845-46....

............ 426
from U. States to France, 1844-45... 484, 555 KIACHTA, the Russian trade at....
Mexico

485, 556

exports of w'len cloth from Russia to.. 39
Texas

486, 557
barter trade at, 1843...

40
and duties of Philadelphia, 1830-46..... 527

regulation fixing the price of Russian
Imprisonment for debt......

511

goods at......
Indiana, condition of branches state bank of..... 412
Indies, East, free ports of.....

314
" production of sugar in the.......... 375 Lake Michigan, railroad from to the Mississippi. 115
West, new regulations of the French..... 314 Lakes, vessels built and launched on, 1846...... 620

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