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THE

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT,

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.

VOLUME NINETEEN.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, 1848.

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NEW YORK:

PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON.STREET.

1848.

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CONTRIBUTORS

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NINETEENTH VOLUME OF THE MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE.

Earn P 13.1.150

A. D. BACHE, Superintendent of U. S. Coast Survey.

DAVID M. BALFOUR, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

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G. F. Secchi de CASALI, Esq., late of Italy, now of New York.
FRANCIS B. CLARK, Esq., Merchant, of Georgia.

Hon. H. A. S. DEARBORN, Mayor of Roxbury, Mass.

J. F. ENTZ, Esq., Accountant, of New York.

R. B. FORBES, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.
JAMES WILLIAM GILBART, F. R. S., of London, England.
CHARLES H. GLOVER, Esq., of the New York Bar.
DAVID R. JACQUES, Esq., of the New York Bar.
JOSEPH JOHNSON, M. D., of South Carolina.
THOMAS PRENTICE KETTELL, Esq., of New York.

JAMES H. LANMAN, Author of the History of Michigan.

JAMES A. LAWSON, Esq., of Dublin, Ireland.

C. F. M'CAY, Esq., Professor in the University of Georgia.
E. MERIAM, Esq., of New York.

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

Hon. BENJAMIN F. PORTER, of Georgia.

GEORGE W. SAVAGE, President of the Eagle Life and Health Insurance Company.

J. W. Scott, Esq., of the Ohio Bar.

HENRY GRATTAN SMITH, Esq., of the Memphis (Tenn.) Bar.

Hon. GEORGE TUCKER, Author of "The Progress of the United States in Wealth and Population."

GEORGE A. WARD, A. M., Merchant, of New York.

A. WHITNEY, Esq., of New York.

Hon. J. R. WILLIAMS, of Michigan.

FREEMAN HUNT, the Editor and Proprietor.

To find the exports, imports, trade, &c., of different places in the Index, see the name of the country, State, city, or ports; and for particulars relating to the commerce, &c., &c., of the United Kingdom, see "Great Britain," " England," " British,” “English," &c.

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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.

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ACQUISITIVENESS, mercantile....

Act of United States to provide for ventilation

of passenger vessels.... 99
extending privileges to
American vess'ls eng'd
in certain trade........ 102

Act in relation to navigation of East River by
steamboats...................

213 Banks
"of U. S. concerning Spanish steam vessels... 218

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regulating Yacht navigation................................. 331

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to prevent imp. of adulterated medicines, etc. 326
"concerning Mutual Insurance Companies... 330
..... 330

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to regulate the weight of salt.......

"to provide for incorporation, etc., of telegraph

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companies....

Action to recover excess of duties....

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productions of...

American Continental money

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Factory Girls...

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INDEX TO VOL. XIX.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1848.

manufactory, first......

bonnets in England.......

ocean steam navigation

Amiens, France, description of...................

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" commerce of.........

407

319

notes invented by the Chinese....
charters of Pennsylvania......

309

542

dividends, etc., in New York..
of Rhode Island in 1845, 1846, 1848..... 107
Vermont in 1847...........

....... 109

the State of N. Y., cond'n of, in 1847-8 108
Baltimore, dividends of, in 1847-8..... 108
New York, laws relating to.......... 220
Charleston, condition of.....

224

Ohio, condition of...........

994

Maine, condition of........

.. 316

condition of South-western........... 410
condition of, Western in 1847-8...... 409
condition of New York..................................... 536
circulation of New York, from 1837-48 194 ·
New York State, list of the........ 310
and banking in Ireland....
313
441

232

482

331

315
403

396

625 Belfast, condition of bank of.....
445 Bills of exchange, law of..............
453 Biography, mercantile...........
659 Black River (Mich.) imp'ts and exp'ts of, in 1847 27
456 Blacking, origin of Day & Martin's....
567 Blackstone coal mines....

........ 662
452
617 Boat, invention of life.......
554, 647
617 Book trade................................. 122, 235, 347, 457, 571, 679
manufactures, etc., of......... 617 Book publishing house, a model........
Amsterdam, rate of bills on.............

456

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price of bills on......

189 Bones, commercial value of................... 570
302 Bonnets, American, in England............................. 456
131 Boston, annual rep't of Merc. Library Ass'ion of 118
dividends of banks of................. 106

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Ancient commerce......

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415

533

Admiralty, case in.....................

80

Agriculture, exp'ts from U. S. of prod'ts of, 1847 88
influence of, on commerce......... 468

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of the United States.....

477

products of, in 1847......... ..478, 494
Agricultural productions of U. S. in 1847...... 121
Algesiras, regulations of the port of..

Amber trade, influence of the.....

America, N. and S., geographical division of... 625 Belgian commercial regulations...

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Ancram or Copake iron works....
Antigua, tariff of........

Arrivals, forced and in distress....

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Bamford's improved stocking frame....
Bank of France, condition of.....
England, rates of interest...
condition of...
discounts of......

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history and principles of..... 243
history of.....

467

450

647

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Associations, savings funds among charitable... 173

298
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246
bank dividends, etc..
385 Boot and shoe manufactory.

Assumpsit, action of (law case)..
Athens, laws and coasts at......
Atlantic and interior cities....
Attachment, law of, in Tennessee..
... 387 crimps, improvement in....
Austria, mineral produce of....... .......... 110 Boots, revolving heels to........
Averages, marine, Spanish law of..

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and finance of Ohio.........
213 Bankruptcy in Massachusetts........

346 Barley, product of, in United States........

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BALTIMORE banks, dividends of.............
42
109
exports of domestic produce...... 196

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exp'ts of p'ckage goods from Liverpool to 204
and Maine R. R., rec'pts and expenses of 566
action brought to recover money paid to 298
Mercantile Library Association........ 673

638

303

541

562

453

453

59 Brazil, regulations at Rio Grande du Sul....... 212
"6 finances of........

309
"6 principal imports into.....
321
exports of, from 1843 to 1845........... 321
statistical view of gommerce of......... 322

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