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THE

WESTERN JOURNAL,

ANDY

Civili a u,

DEVOTED TO

Agriculture, Manufactures, Mechanic Arts, Internal Im-

provement, Commerce,
PUBLIC POLICY,

AND
POLITE LITERATURE.

Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts are the basis of Civilization.

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SI. ILOUIS: .
FRINTED BY M, NIEDNER & CO., COR. OF PINE & THIRD STREETS,

1854.

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

310403 ASTOR, LENOX ANO

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Geological Survey of Missouri.
Pacific Railroad-Equity Shares.
Railroads in Arkansas.
Literary Notices
German Philosophy.
Credit, Gold and Silver.
St. Louis, Memphis and New Orleans Railroad......
St. Louis, Paducah and Nashville Railroad Connection
Germany—Taste. Translated from the French of Mad. De Stael....
The Cross. A Poem.
The Way to Heaven. A Poem ......
Let me think in my heart. A Poem
Sketch of a Beauty. A Poem........

1 62 64

67 •68, 135

118 212 220 225 227 227 228 228

CONTRIBUTIONS.

Valley of the Ohio. Its conquest and settlement by Americans. By MANN
BUTLER, Esq, of Missouri..

..8, 111; 159, 239, 319, 400 The Critical and Miscellaneous Essays of Christopher North, [Professor Wilson]. By ALGERON.

71 Dependence of Mind upon Matter. By PEARCE C. GRACE, Esq., of Mo... 137 Universal Prime Mover. By ALEX. J. GRAHAM, of St. Louis, Mo.......... 273 Angel Child. A poem, by LETTIE, of Lexington, Ky.

303 Memory of Friends. A poem, by HARRY.

304 Africa and African Sla very. By Hugh A. GARLAND, Esq., of St. Louis.. 338 England and the Slave Trade. By Hugh A. GARLAND, Esq., of St. Louis 415

264.

E.

GENERAL INDEX TO THE TWELFTH VOLUME.
A.

Commercial aspects of California, 362.
Africa and African Slavery, 338. Cotton: its culture and commerce in In-
Agricultural Capacity of California, 1 dia, 420.

Credit, Gold and Silver, 118.
Agriculture: Its essentials and non-es Cross: a poem, 227.
sentials, 450.

Cultivation of Taste by Farmers,
Amazon Valley: Its climate and pro 448.
ductions, 96.

D.
Angel Child, a poem by Lettie of Ky., Decomposition of rocks and production
304.

of metals, 276.
Arkansas Railroads and Land Grants, Dependence of mind upon matter, 137.

64.
Arkansas trade with St. Louis, 134. Education Statistics:--Census of 1850,
Australia, produce of gold, in, 379. 438.
B.

England and the Slave Trade, 415.
Banking: Free Banks, Banking Corpo European War: Probable effects on
rations, 154.

American securities, 25.
Banks : How Savings Banks get rich,

F.
428.

Forest Mining Co., 59.
Banks and Banking in Indiana, 431. Fremont's Expedition to the Pacific in
Banks of Illinois. Commissioner's re- the winter of 1853-4, 184.
port, 436.

Fruits of Oregon, wild and cultivated,
Banana, Culture of, in Florida, 446. 93.
Bartlett's Personal Narrative of the

G.
country between San Antonio, Texas, Galvanized Iron, 430.
and the Pacific, 251.

Gas : Cost and consumption of, in 34
Beauty, a sketch, 228.

cities in the U. S., 380.
Boone, Daniel, taken prisoner by the Geological survey of Missouri, 1.
Indians, 14.'

German Philosopliy, 68, 135.
Bricks, new style of manufacture, 351. Germany: Taste. From the French of
C.

Mad. De Stael, 225.
Cahokia, Great Indian Council at, 246. Gold : Amount deposited in the U. S.
California, its Agricultural Capacities, mint in the year 1853, 173. Forma-

264. Its commercial aspects. Prices tion of gold, 276. Shipment of gold
of flour and other commodities. Vac from California during the first six
ant houses in San Francisco. Ship months of 1853 and 1854, 367. Pro-
ment of gold, &c., 362.

duce of gold in Australia, 379.
Chambers, A. B., Obituary notice, 149. Graham, A. J., Inventor of Prime
Chicago, Statistics of trade, manufac. Mover, 273,

tures, &c. History of its improve Great Britain: Its Iron trade, 60. Its
ments, public and private, 43, 124. Railroads, 343.
Completion of the railroad from Chi- | Gutta Percha: Its history, manufacture,
cago to Alton, 376.

uses, &c., 85.
Cleveland and St. Louis air line Rail-

H.
road, 374.

Harry and Jule; a poem, 152.
Coffee, Trade, Imports, Prices, &c., Heart, Let me think &c., a poem, 228.
360.

Heaven, the way to. A poem, 227.
Commerce of Chicago, 43, 124. Com- | Helena, Ark. : Its railroad and com-

merce of the United States, 282 to mercial prospects, 370.
292, and 352 to 357. Commerce be Herndon, Lieut., his expedition in the
tween St. Louis and Arkansas, 134, valley of the Amazon, 96.
and between St. Louis and the South, Hickman, Ky.: Its trade with St. Louis,

294.
Clark, Gen. George R., Negotiations

with Virginia for the Illinois cam Illinois: Bank Commissioner's Report,
paign; his march to Kaskaskia, in 436.
1778; capture of Kaskaskis, 159. His Indiana: Bank Commissioner's Report,
notions of Indian negotiations, 238. | 431.
His plan for recovering Vincennes Interest laws of Missouri, 229.
from the British, 319. His second Iron interests of the U. S. Railroad

invasion of the Indian country, 400. projects, &c., 20.
Commercial Regulations : Treaty be- Iron Company at Cleveland, Ohio, 59.
tween the United States and Japan, Prices of Iron, 59. Iron Trade of
368.

Great Britain, 60. Duties on Rail-

294,

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