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THE

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WESTERN JOURNAL,

OF

AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, MECHANIC ARTS,

INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT, COMMERCE,

AND

GENERAL LITERATURE.

Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts are the basis of Civilization.

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ST. LOUIS :
PRINTED BY MORITZ NIEDNER-OFFICE, NORTHWEST CORNER

OF CHESNUT AND THIRD STREETS.

1851.

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

JUN 30 1915
CHARLES ELLIOTT PERKINS
MEMORIAL COLLECTION

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Railroad Land Bills-Pacific Railway, by . . . . .
The great Industrial Exhibition of 1851, by A. S. MITCHEL, Esq., of Mo.
Grape Growing in Illinois, by THEODOR HILGARD, sen., Ill. - - -
Spirit Culture, by HENRY COBB, Esq., member of the St. Louis Bar, -
Sign Language of the Prairie Indians, by F. W. PREWITT, of Mo.
Route to Santa Fe, by G. C. SEBLEY, Mo., • • • •
Improvement of the Maramec River, by , Mo., • • • •
St. Charles and lowa Railroad, by B. A. ALDERSON, Mo. - .
Spirit Power, by Henry COBB, Esq., member of the St. Louis Bar, .
An approaching monied Crisis-Means of preventing, by RobT, TRIPLETT,
Esq., Ky., • - - - - -

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Female Education, by Mrs. HARRIET WESTBROOK, St. Louis, Mo., .

Cedar Pyramid, by B. A. ALDERSON, Mo., · · · · · ·

Our Republic, by Mrs. Mary R. HALL, Iowa, - - - - -

Reading and Study, by EDWARD STAGG, Esq., St. Louis, Mo., - .

A Day on the Canadian River, by Isaac J. COOPER, St. Louis, Mo., .

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The reader will please to observe that the paging in this volume from 143 to 213 is repeated
ho 3d and 4th numbers having been paged wike.

BDITORS.

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Africa, its products and commerce, 1711 received from the Missouri and Mis-
Alton and Sangammon Railroad, its pro- sissippi rivers respectively each month
gress, 64.

in the yer 1850, p. 257. Monthly ar-
Anhydrous Steam-Prevention of Boiler rivals of steamboats at St. Louis from
Explosions, 244.

the respective rivers for four years,
Appleton's Mechanics' Magazine, 210. 258, Monthly arrival of steamboats

&c., their tonage ; wharfage, harbor
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, business fees, &c., for two years, 259.

on for the month of Sept. 1850, 66. Commerce of Weston, Mo. Exports for
Bank of the State of Missouri; annual the year 1850, arrival of steamboats

statement for the year 1850. 201. | for 6 years, 326.
Boats, see Steamboats and Vessels. Commerce of the United States. Value

of the domestic exports of the United
Canadian River, a day's travel on. 344. | States for the year ending 30th June,
Cannelton Cotton Mills, employment of 1850, 328.
eastern operatives, 48.

Commerce of San Francisco, amount of
Cedar Pyramid in St. Charles County, Gold shipped from Sept. 1st, 1849, to
Mo., 209.

7 Dec. 13, 1850. Tonnage arrived-im-
Ciceronian Magazine, 211.

portations, &c., 329.
Cincinnati, its imports, 50; exports, 52; Commerce of Canada. Imports into the

value of specific articles, 54'; number port of Buffalo for the year 1850, 330.
. & tonage of boats built during 5 years, Cotton, quantity received at and export-

54; destination of specific articles, 55; ed from New Orleans for 10 years,
comparative statement of steam boat 121-2. Monthly prices at New Or:
arrivals for three years; manufactures leans for the year eading 31 Aug. 1850,
of cotton, iron &c., amount invested 125. Annual statement, 125. Growth
and value of products, 57. -

from 1823 to 1850, 125. Annual con-
Cholera in St. Louis in 1849 & 1850, 2641 sumption in the United States since
Cities of the United States, the causes 1826, 126. Consumption in the dif-

and effects of their growth, 283. 1 ferent States, 126./State of manufac-
Clark R. C. & Co., White Léad and Oik ture in the East, South, and West, 73.
Factory, 201.

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Cotton Trade from 1825 to 1850, with
Coins and 'Bank notes, 77. .

tabular statements of production, con-
Commerce of Cincinnati, 54.

sumption, stoks, prices, Exports to &
Commerce of the South West, 72. consumption in different countries,233.
Commerce of New Orleans, receipts and

estimated value of the principal arti- Education, Female, 206.
cles from, the interior for the year Europe, general view of the different
ending 3d Aug. 1850, 121-2; exports States--military and marine forces
to different countries for same period, revenues and public debts, population,
123; exports of cotton and tobacco tol &c., 308.)
different markets for 10 years, 123; European and American Railroad, 65.
exports of sugar, molasses, flour, pork, Exports. See commerce of Cincinnati,

&c. &c., for the year ending 31st Aug. New Orleans, United States, &c.
· 1850, 124; monthly arrival of ships &c.

for two years, 124; comparative prices Fair, the great industrial exhibition in
of leading articles of produce on the London, description of the building,
1st of each month for 2 years, 124-5; 69. Regulations, &c., 105.
annual cotton statement of crop, 125; Female Education, 206.
growth and consumption, 125-6; quan- Flax Seed. Culture of flax for seed,
tity of cotton consumed by home manu- quantity of flax seed consumed in St.
facturers, 126..

Louis-quantity consumed in the U.
Commerce of Africa, 171.

States-quantity imported-prices of
Commerce of St. Louis. Quantity re-l flax seed aud oil &c., 213, 265.

ceived, and prices, of tobacco, hemp, Flour, receipts and prices, at New Or-
lead, wheat, flour, corn, barley, rye, leans, 124. Quantity received and pri-
castor beans, flax seed, hay, potatoes, ces at St. Louis, 194." Quantity manu,
whiskey, pork, lard, sugar and molas-l factured in St. Louis, 262.
ses during the year 1850, p. 192 to 197 ; Fruit, mode of preserving, 63.
imports into St. Louis by the Rivers
for 5 years, 198-9; foreign imports in-Gas Light. Paine's light-its value com-
to St. Louis; description of merchan-1 pared with coal, 35.
dize; whence imported &c. for the Geological Survey, by E. A. Prout, M.
year 1850, 200. Number of vessels! D., 210.
and amount of tonage enrolled for the German Society in St. Louis. Act incor.
year 1850, 200. Quantity of wheat porating, 344.

Grape Culture in lowa, 62.

Popular Tribune, 211.
Grape Culture in Illinois, 130.

Population of Missouri, 322.
Grapes, Native; culture of, 60.

Postal Statistics of U. Ś., 194.
Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad. 63. ¡Posts, history of the establishment of
Hemp; Culture and preparation for mar. Precious Metals, bank notes and coins

I posts in all countries, 295.
ket, 185, 220.

&c., 20, 77.
Hemp Growing in lowa, 330.
Howard County, Mo., Statistics, 327. |

322 Preserving fruit, 63.
Plinoistown, its future growth, 129.

Railroads, review of the bills before
Imports : See title Commerce &c.

Congress to grant lands in aid of the

Pacific and other railways, 37. Eu-
Indianopolis and Bellefontaine Railroad,

ropean and American railroad, 65.
67.

Baltimore and Ohio railroad, 66. In-
Individuality & associated Character, 157 dianopolis and Bellefontaine railroad,
Industrial Exhibition, 105.

67. Mississippi and Atlantic railroad,
Interest on Money, 288.

129 and 332. st. Charles and lowa,
Institute of Art and Invention, 202.

199. New method of ascending steep
Iron trade of the United States, 143.

grades, 268, Ohio and Mississippi, 332.
Labor saving Machinery, its influence on Central Railroad of Illinois, 332.
the social condition 1.

Reading and Study, by E. Stagg, 273.
Libraries; history of ancient libraries_Red River of the North and its valley,

statistics of modern libraries in Eu-! 176.

rope and the United States, 314. Route to Santa Fe, 178.
Love, 280.

San Francisco, its commerce, 329.
Lumbertrade of St. Louis, 260.

Santa Fe, survey of route by G. C. Seb-
Madison and Indianopolis Railroad, re- ley, 178.
ceipts on, 66.

Shannon James, President of the Me.
Manufactures of Cincinnati, 57.

University-inaugural address, 162.
Manufactures in St. Louis, 127, 201 : Sign Language of the Prairie Indians, 176 ·

statistical table of the productive in Southern and Western commerce, 72.
dustry of St. Louis as 'shown by the Spirit culture, by H. Cobb, Esq., 132.

U. S. Census of the year 1850, 281. Spirit Power, by H. Cobb, Esq., 203.
Maramec River, improvement of its navi-Starch from Indian corn, 69.
gation, 192.

Sterling's Patent wrought iron alloy. 101.
Memoir of the Physics of the Mississip- Steam Boats and Vessels, number and
pi river, 6.

tonage of boats built and arrivals at
Memorial of the Evansville Convention,

Cincinnati, 54, 56. Monthly arrival
143.

of boats and vessels at New Orleans
Metals ; precious, coins and bank notes,

for two years, 124. Monthly arrivals
77.

and tonage of steamboats, &c. at St.
Mississippi River, its physics, 6.

Louis in 1849 and 50, 258-9. Num-
Missouri, its population in 1848 and 1850) ber of arrivals at Weston, Mo., for 5
by counties, 322.

years, 326.
Money Crisis, means to prevent, 165. St. Louis, its manufactures and produc-
Mortgages on Boats and Vessels Act ofitive industry, 261. Population, 324.
Congress, 58..

| See commerce, manufacturés, &c.
Moulder's Iron Foundry Association near St. Charles and lowa Railroad, 199.
Cincinnati, 97.

Swamp Lands, quantity in the respective
Muegge C., Oil Cloth Factory, 201. States, 94.

Sugar, new invention for manufacturing,
New Orleans : commercial statistics of 128. See commercial statistics of New
N. O. for the year 1850, 121.

Orleans, St. Louis and Cincinnati.
Nicaragua Canal, description of the...
route, 16.

*]Tanning, improvement in, 68.
Oil, Linseed, quantity manufactured, im- Vegetable Economy, 182.

ported and consumed in St. Louis, 216. Ware, a new and beautiful article, Ben-
Oil Cloth Factory in St. Louis, 201. I nington, Vt., 157.
Osage Orange, its culture for hedges, 189. Western Africa, its products and com-
Our kepublic: By Mrs. Mary R. Hall, merce, 171.

Western Interests, '143.

Weston Mo., its commerce, 326.
Pile Driver, model by F. Lear, 269. White Lead, manufacture in St. Louis,
Plank Roads, general law of incorpora- 201.
tion in Mo., 335.

Wheat, arrivals at St. Louis, 194, 257.
Platte county, statistics, 325.

See commerce &c.

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