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Imports of Peruvian Guano at Baltimore for the for 1852. We are unable at present to

last Four Years : 1849......

3. give anything further than the range of ......................... 2,700 tons. 1850.....

......... 6,800 prices of the raw article throughout the 1851.... 1852...............................

05:500 a year, as reported in the Price Current.

Prices of Raro Whisky, in Barrels, at Baltimore on IRON FURNACES OF MARYLAND.—The the 1st und 15th of each Month, 1852 : following table exhibits the names,

Cents,

Cente. January ...1st...21%0

. 15th...21% 22 number, location and capacity of the Feb

February... Ist...21% 222 .... 15th...23 @ 23%

March .....1st...23% @24 2. 15th...22 @22% During the late depression and excessive A

April ....... Ist ..21% @22 15th... 22 22%

May........ 1st...21% @22 .... 15th...21% 22 imports, most of these furnaces have June.

June .......1st...21 @21%.... 15th...21 @21% been idle, but prices having greatly im July ........1st...21% 222 ...15th... 22% 23

August .....1st...22%223 ... 15th... 22% 23 proved, they are now about going into

September... Ist... 25

..15th...25 blast again :

October .. 1st ..25 @ ...15th...25

Capa'y per ann. November .. 1st...25 @ .. 15th...27% 28 Furnaces.

Location.

Tons. December ..ist...28 @28%....15th...25% @26 Lonaconing......... 1.... Alleghany co.... 3,000 Mount Savage ..... 2....

... 6,000

Importations of Molasses at the Port of Baltimore

for the past Thirteen Years : Lena..........

.... 1,500 Antietam.. 1.... Washington co.. 2,500

West Indies

Coastwise, Green Spring...

.. 1,000

Years, Hhds. Tres. Bbls. Hhde. Tres. Bbla. Blue Ridge....

Frederick co... 3,000 1840... ...5,420.. 316..157.... 901..363.. 5,317 Catoctin....

1841 ..

678..521.. 5,964 Elba ......

Howard co...... 1,500 1842 .3,676. 155..224.... 413..475.. 9,805 Muir Kirk ..

..A. Arundel co... 2,000 1843 ....... 2,769.. 163.. 15....1,250..309.. 9,541 Curtis' Creek.

.. 2,000
1844 ..

5,654.. 434..520. 586.. 75.. 4.996 Patuxent ....

.... 4,000

1845 ..

..3,620.. 248..430... 785..583.. 10,150 Elk Ridge ...

2,000

1846 .5,586.. 542..692... 407..201.. 6.925 Nagaongo.. . Worcester co.... 1,500

1847 ..

.7,862.. 488..165... 248., 8.. 2,907 Ashland ..... .... Baltimore co.... 7,000

1848 .......6,608.. 852..247... 721..554.12,703 Oregon

4,000 1849... ...5,883.. 499.. 112... -..251..11,068 Gunpowder.

2,500 1850.......6,815.. 529.294.... 77.. 244.. 14,715 Harford ....Harford

1,500 1851 .......7,638..3,329.. 308.... 813..171.. 7,615 La Grange ..

1,000 1852 ....... 7,027..2,064., 80.... 838..153. 14,794 Sarah

.. 1,500 Havre de Grace....

5,000

Importations of Sugar at this Port for the last Principio

Thirteen Years : .......... 1.... Cecil co.... 2,000 Maryland.. .... Baltimore city 2,500

From New Orleans. From West Indies, Laurel.......

Hhde.

Hhds. ....

Bile. .. 2,500 Chesapeake

1840..

7,433...
233...

8,007 ... 1.905 2,500 Cedar Point...

1841

11..
.. 5,000

4,184..

8,750....4.006 Locust Grove.....

1842..

.10.828....1,253

6,103....
2,000

264..
1843.
7,642...

7,483 735 Total..............31....Pig iron .........70,500

1844.
. 5,172.... 114

536

10,885. 1845

12,602..

413

. 5,161. 209 Receipts of Lumber at Baltimore for the past Five 1846..

9,845... 517. 6,541 224 Years :

1847

6,013 ... 183. ..18,240...4,236 1848....

.38,132,688 feet.

1848...
10,279. ...3,268 ... 14,841....2,393

..12,570....5,634

1849......... 9,851....2,384... 1849... .................59,673,0396 .....59,673,039

1850..

11,066....3,146. ..11,454....1.420 1850....................63,000,000 € 1851.......... 7.174....3.432... ..16,732.... 2,542 1851....................60,000,000 € 1852.......... 13,153.... 307......12,619....2,653 1852....................76,402,129 " Vessels arrived at Baltimore during the year 1851, Flour Inspections.

exclusive of Bay Craft:

Total, 1849. 1850 1851. 1859 2859. Shipe. Barks, Brigs. Sch'rs. Total. 186). Howard-street ..474,619..549,233..533,549.. 729.532 January.... 4... 10... 15... 36... 65... 139 City Mills....... 245,753..295,236..324,158..486.096 February.. 11... 37... 30... 74... 152 144 Susquehanna..... 16.272. 17.057. 23.399.. 51 317 March..... 13... 20... 33... 104... 170. 103 Ohio

... 6.291 April...... 13... 19... 38... 105... 175... 142 Family .......... 27,874.. 35,171.. 34,494.. 33,929 May ....... 8.

8... 29... 30... 96... 163... 144 ..... 8,011.. 5,480.. 7,578.. 6,450 June ...... 13... 31... 35. 87... 166... 119 Corn Meal...... 54,837.. 45,360. 33,145.. 57,138 July....

78... 157... 136

Angust.... 15... 22... 41... 87... 165... 151 WHISKY.—The extent of our trade in

September. 18... 28 .. 45 .. 96... 187... 153 this article, although known to be large, October.... 11... 24 .. 35... 113... 183... 127

November.. 6... 22

93... 152... 120 cannot be arrived at with anything like

December. 5... 24... 26. 9... 154... accuracy, on account of the imperfect system of inspections which prevails Total 1852, 128...292.. 401...1,068... 1,889...1,633

" 1851, 103..214...346... 970...1,633... here; taking, however, into account the

Note.- In the arrivals the past year are included the following foreign vessels : Ships - Bremer, 33;

British, 5; Swedish, 1. Barks-Bremen, 22, Brilbest part of the year, and the receipts Brie

ish, 24; Hanoverian, 2; Dutch, 4; Hamburg, 1. Brigs-Bremen, 5; British, 73; Spanish, 2 ; Han

overian, 3; Dutch, 1; Swedish, 2; Russian, 3; Lre

Hamburg, 2; Danish, 1 ; Oldenburg, 2 ; Prussian, the total receipts at 115,000 barrels Total, 218-total foreign vessels, 1851, 148.

2 ; French, 1. Schooners-British, 28; Dutch, l.

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Whisky-Manufactured Tobacco-Foreign Imports and Exports. 473

Tobacco Statement, showing the Quantity in the several Warehouses on the Ist of January, 1852. the In-
spections by each house for the year ending December 31, Deliveries for the same period, and Stock on
hand January 1, 1853 :
Tobacco in State Warehouses,
No, I. No. 2. No. 3.

No. 4.
No. 5.

Total. Stock, January 1, 1852.... 3,996.... 3,259.... 2,708.... 4,082.... 3,654....17,699 Inspections of 1852 ......11,853, ... 10,029.... 8,396.... 8,114.... 9,940....48,332

Total..............15,849. ... 13,288.... 11,104. ...12,196....13,594....66,031 Deliveries for 1852. ......13,749. ...11,577.... 9,223.... 9,072.... 10,651....54,272 Stock, January 1, 1853.... 2,100.... 1,711.... 1,881.... 3,124 .... 2,943....11,759

The following statement shows the manufacturers; the raw material gains stock in warehouses on the 1st January, additional value as the old crop, now 1852, and the quantity of each kind in nearly or quite consumed, goes into use, spected for the year ending December 31. and no likelihood of an abatement dur

Hbde. ing the coming season need be appreStock in warehouses January 1, 1852........ 17,699 hended from the prices now quoted, Inspections from Jan, 1 to Dec. 31, 1852, viz:

which are : Maryland................ 29,569

Cents. Ohio.

......17,720 Kentucky.... . 837

Pound lumps of excellent fine quality..from 30 to 40 Virginia ...... 200

No. 1 brands ..... .. 23 to 28 Pennsylvania...

medium........

12 to 16 Total..

cominon......

8 to 10 To which add, received from District o

Best brands of 5's and 8's lump...... 17 to 22 Columbia, and not inspected..............

Medium

14 to 16 Common

11 to 13 66,572

16's, 18's, and 20's lump ......... 8 to 10

Ladies' twist and other spun work....
EXPORTED, 1852.

22 to 27 To Bremen..

...22,860 * Rotterdam...

Tobacco Inspections at Baltimore for the last ....11,473

Twelve Years :
Amsterdam .........

5.067 “ France

Virginia and ... 7,679

Years. • Maryland. Obio. other kinds. Totul. « England...

.... 2,847 " Trieste.......

830
1852..

29,569.... 17,720....1,043.... 48,332 ( St. Petersburg ....

210
1851

25,013.... 16,798.... 931.... 42,742 * Hamburg

618
1850.

27,085....13,965.... 783....41,833 * Emden.....

186
1849.

30,689....13,664....1,248....45,601 « Africa ....

158
1848.

23,491 ... 9,702.... 703....33,906 West Indies.......

176
1847....

34,580...15,219.... 772... 50,571 * Other ports......

253
1846

41,416.... 29,626.... 754....71.896 Coastwise ports.

1845

39,538....26,696.... 1.755....67,989 54,813 1844

32,249.... 15,464.... 1.244.... 48.957 1843....

29,354....13,465....4,877 ... .47,696 Stock in hand January 1, 1853 ........... 11,759

1842.

33,759....11,278.... 1 439 ... 46,476 1841......

29,980. ... 7,692.... 1,479 ... 39,151 MANUFACTURED TOBACCO.-The lead

Exports of 'Tobacco from the Port of Baltimore for ing features of the past year's business

the last Trelve Years: in this important article have been,

Rotter Amster.

All other much regularity of demand, as compar

Year. Bremen. dam d am. France. places. Total.

1852...22,860.. 11,473.. 5,067..7,679..7,734..54,813 ed with the previous year, and a more

1851...12,654.. 9.694.. 4,154..2,327..5,292.. 34,124 1850...15.864.. 7,814.. 5,973..8.177..6,540..44,368 1849... 18.821..13,783.. 8,725. . 9,562.. 1,033..51,924

1848... 12.787.. 7,910.. 3,103. ,5,761.. 131. . 38,890 over to the next season is made up 1847.22,967.. 7,819..11,388..7,889. 1,895..53,482 chiefly of desirable kinds of fine, good 1846.24,494.819004440163 .850 66.010

1846...24.404.. 9,498.. 6,181..8.165..3,037..49,491 and medium qualities, mostly of the

1844... 17,139.. 11.864.. 7,095..7,212.. 1,594..44,904

1843..16,990.. 6.525.. 7,325..7.932..3.822. . 42,594 with a small proportion comparativelý 1842...17,719.. 10,874.. 8,109.. 4,682.. 2,379..43.763

1841... 16,373.. 7,918.. 5,169..3,814..2,519..38,001 of common and perishable descriptions. Agents and holders will therefore have Value of Foreign Imports and Exports at the Dis. it in their power to meet the early trade

trict of Baltire for the past Thirteen Years :

Imports.

Exports expected in the coming season, with,

85,109,274.... 85,868,018 perhaps, a better supply than they have

1841........... 6,109,101.... 4,997,633 been enabled to offer within several

1842..

.. 4,052,260.... 4,448,946 years, and present advantages to new

1843..... ... 3,607,733.... 4,740,042 buyers, which it is conceded this market, 1844... ... 4,251,883.... 4,622,063 from location alone, enjoys over those 1845.. ...... 3,356,670.... 6,256,276 eastwardly. Prices are now settled 1846........... 4,238,760.... 6,710,559 down to a point barely remunerative to 1847.. ..... 4,146,743.... 9,826,479

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IMPORTATIONS.
5,245,894.... 7,209,602 4 Comparative Statement of the Imports at the

.. 5,291,566.... 8,660,981 Port of Baltimore, commencing January, 1851 and 1850........... 6,417,113.... 8.530.970 1852 : 1851........... 7,243,963.... 6,466,165

Articles.

Total, 1859. Total, 1851. 1852 .......

.... 7,549,766

Bark, Peruvian......ceroons.... 1,207 ... 750

Coffee, Rio ............ bags,... 224,082....286,240 Statement of American and Foreign Vessels Cleared

Laguayra & P. Cabello .. 16,241.... 21.081 at the Port of Baltimore for Foreign Corntrics Maracaibo .....

551, 5,573 during the year ending 31st December, 1852 :

Other ports....

8,535,... 8,114 American Vessels. Foreign Versele

Coast wise .........

... 4.280 ... 3.885 No. Tons. Men. N Tonk. Men. Cocoa ........... bags & s.... 5,963.... 4,721 Russia...... ... .. .. 1.. 196.. 8 Cocoanuts............

No....M1,316.... M739 Dn. W. Ind's 19.. 2,957.. 139.. 2. 311.. 15 Cotton, from Hanse Towns 4.. 2,075.. 72.. 40..18,075.. 653

New Orleans ........bales.... 4,734.... 3,070 Hanover.... . - .. .. 1.. 96.. 6

Mobile.......

.. 3,369... 2,737 Holland..... 10.. 5,463.. 173.. 17.. 8,433..

Charleston ....

13.000....

2.500 England ... 29..16,042, 469.. 29.11,780.. 440 Savannah

2,995.... 2,950 Scotland.... -..

.. 1.. 302..
Apalachicola ...

1,496.... 677 Ireland ..... 1. 283.. 13.. 3.. 511..

Other ports.....

8,000.... 7,500 Gibraltar ... 2.. 321.. 14.. .. - .. . Copper .............. pigs.. Br. W Indies 99 15,446.. 720.. 64. 6,724..

bars ... 1,775... 2,808 Br. Guiana.. 13.. 2,190.. 99.. 6.. 1,143..

Dye Wood
B. N. America 5.. 1,234.. .. 45.. 7,612.. 17 Logwoods.... ... tons.... 83.... 75
St. Helena..

.. 199...
Fustic ..........

148... Australia ... 2.. 535.. 23..

Fruit-Lemons...

4.615.... 4,411 France on 5.. 3,750.. 103..

Oranges

6,184.... 15,874 Atlantic..

Figs.....

..drums.... 11,208.... 9,787 France on

... cases... 407.... 355 Mediterr'n | 2.. 1,189.. 40..-..

Raisins

.....casks.... 499... 625 Spain....... ...... .. .. .. 1..

...bxs.... 35,982.... 29,065

195.. Cuba ....... 13.. 3,971.. 136.. ..

Guano

..tons.... 22,651.... 27,239

Hideg-from ish W. In

193.. 2..
.. 176..
Buenos Ayres...

... 34,678.... 80,448 Madeira..... 4.. 708.. 30.. 1.. 138..

Montevideo ... Cape de Verds 2.. 141.. 12..

Rio Grande .....

· 14,674.... 54,693 Trieste ..... 1.. 493.. 15

California

27,342.... 16,473 Hayti ....... 1.. 110.. 6

Porto Cabello.....

28,188. ... 16,866 Cen. America 2.. 137..

Rio de Janeiro

8,570 N. Granada. 13.. 1,233..

Other foreign ports..

10,471,... 13,28 Venez. Ports 12.. 1,726.. 89.

Coastwise .........

30,064. 79,026 Brazilian do, 64 16,842.. 670..

532..
Horns ....

... M38.... 626 Montevideo. 7.. 1,952.. 599.. Indigo..............ceroong

220.... 110 Buenos Ayres 2.. 295.. 15..

172..

bars ...158,797....152,254 Chilian Ports 6.. 2,680..

418..
Pig......

...tons.... 4,471.... 1,995 Peruvian do. 1.. 277..

624..
Bundles....

40,159 ...50.282 W. Coast Al. 6.. 1,632..

Rail-road .....

. tons.. 910. ... 1.333 California... 4.. 1,039. 52.. -..

..bars.... 19,094.... 22,123

Molasses-from Total .......356..88.798..3,481..227..58,772..2,536 Foreign ports........hhds.... 7,027.... 7.638

trcs.... 2,064... 2,329 Erports of Flour from Ballimore, commencing from

.... bbls.... 80...

308 1st of January, 1852 :

Coastwise
...hhds.... 388

813 Where to

Total.
1881.

....trcs. ...

153.

177 Great Britain ... ols,... 225,928.... 71,946

.... bbls.... 14,794.... 7,915 Hanse Towns ....

.... 14,464.... 5,851 Rice..... ........casks.... 4,963.... 5,397 Holland.......

.... 6,168.... 1,081 Provisions from New OrleansBrazil ... .. 136,590....135,527 Beer.

....tres.... Montevideo ......

....bbls....

1.050 Buenos Ayres ....

{.. 17,519.... 13,723

Pork...

tres... 1,114.. 1,726 British N. American Col's 36,871.... 28,465

...bbls.... 13,204... 9,769 Venezuela . 9,914... 7,396

.....bulk, tons.... 250... West Indies... .162,497....128.727 Lard...

...trcs... 1,511.... Other ports...... .... 11,318.... 22,247

....bbls.... 2,212 ...

.. kegs.... 11,432.... 7.177 Total..... ....618,265....415,963 Pimento.....

.. bags....

5,052 ... 2,569 Table of Inspections of Wheat and Rye Flour and

.........tons...

Liverpool
Corn Meul for the last Twelve Years :

1,342 ...

.........sacks.... 63,657.... 67,228
Flour.
Corn Menl
R ye Flour Coastwise

" ... 76,366 ... 59,389 Year. bbls. hods, bols. br. bbla, bols. bl. bla. Cadiz.......

...lasts ... 1941.. 628,974.. 459., 10,736.. 34..3,831.. 22 St. Ubes .... ......moys.... 1842.. 558.282.. 715.. 7,772. 37..5,436.. West Indies .........bush....137,333.... 97,626 1843.. 560,431.. 535.. 13,359., 821..8,401.. 45 Sugar-from 1844.. 499,501.. 245.. 25,054.. 1,525.. 9,904.. - Foreign ports........hhds.... 12,574.... 16,722 1845.. 576,745.. 631.. 23,949 1,450..6,518..

.... trcs ... 355... 322 1816.. 850,116..1,076.. 40,942..1,744..5,402..

....bbls....

2,542 1847.. 959,456, 934 . 105,812.. 1.298..6.666.. 49

.....bxs.... 773.... 3,597 1848.. 736,441.. 333.. 60,225. 1.322..7,520.. 105

.bags..,

11.343.... 8.310 1849.. 764.519.. 428.. 51,772..2,051..8,007..

Coastwise..... hhds.... 13,153... ,173 1850, 896,592.. 272.. 42.403..3.369..5,419,

...casks ...

36.. 1851.. 912,498.. 620., 28,917..2,256.. 7,654..

....bbls... 271.... 1852.. 1,307,165.. 747.. 52,658.. 745..6,449.. Tinplate

.. bxs.... 2,819.... 6,396

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Among the articles of western product have reached the extraordinary total of of primary importance which cannot one million three hundred and seven but be affected both by the completion thousand barrels, a larger aggregate than of the Pittsburgh and Baltimore route, has ever before been attained. When and the opening of the Baltimore and the new flour trade is added which our Ohio Rail-road to Wheeling, is tobacco, rail-road communications must secure Baltimore has for years been a leading from the West, the probabilities are, that market for this commodity—the inspec- the aggregate just above named will tion of which has reached seventy soon be doubled, and that Baltimore will thousand hogsheads per annum-and take the first rank in this item of trade. although New Orleans has heretofore Although we have no detailed actual exceeded this city in her annual aggre- data on the subject, we feel warranted gate receipts, there is every ground for in saying, that the foreign and domesthe belief that Baltimore, through her tic liquor trade is steadily on the inrapid, cheap and certain lines of rail-road crease-to be swelled materially, we communication, will attract to herself a have no doubt, by the domestic article large portion of the tobacco of the which the West will send to this marWest, which has heretofore descended ket, as well as by importations from the Mississippi, and she will thus be abroad. rendered de facto and permanently the Notwithstanding all the disadvantages tobacco market of the Union. The under which Baltimore has heretofore European capital concentrated here for labored in the absence of cheap and rathe purchase and exportation of the ar- pid communications with the West, her ticle is ample, and will certainly expand character as a leading grocery market with the demands created by the new has been successfully maintained; and accessions from the West.

now that her long indulged aspirations The provision trade of Baltimore are realized, and the iron-roads from her must also receive a fresh and powerful harbor to the Ohio River are at length impetus by reason of our newly comple- completed, the energy and enterprise of ted rail-road communications to Wheel- her merchants will take good care that ing and Pittsburgh. In this import- their friends in the interior shall be supant and constantly increasing branch of plied on even better terms than heretotrade, there is to be found displayed a fore. During the year just closed, the degree of enterprise, intelligence and coffee trade of Baltimore has comprised energy, which affords the gratifying an aggregate import of 248,248 bags. assurance that its increase will be met We are enabled to state that coffee will with enlarged capital and all other fa- shortly be carried to Cleveland from Balcilities that the interests of buyer and timore, via Pittsburgh, in less than sixty seller may require. We are credibly hours, and at less than fifty cents per informed that the value of the provi- hundred pounds. Facilities of this chasion trade in this city alone, during the racter will enable Baltimore to maintain last year, was eight millions of dollars. a successful competition with any and The business of provision packing, in all of her sister cities, and insure her a which Baltimore is at this time so fair share of the grocery trade of the largely in advance of the other sea- lake country. board cities, both in the extent of ope- In domestic dry goods, it is known that rations and reputation for excellence, is Baltimore has for many years past caralso likely to experience a great in- ried on a very heavy and successful crease from our rail-road communica- trade with the West; a trade that has tions. In regard to position as a provi- arisen from a very small beginning to a sion packing point, Baltimore possesses present enormous aggregate both in ex. advantages not to be found elsewhere. At tent and value; and in this branch of the season for the prosecution of this bu- business, too, we may confidently presiness, the temperature here is very ge- dict a still more rapid increase, under the nerally at the desired happy medium influence of the new and important point, being neither too cold to prevent facilities of access created by our lines the thorough curing of the meat, nor too of communication with the West, the warm to cause it to spoil.

Northwest and Southwest. The importance of the flour marketThe business of the Baltimore market of Baltimore is shown in the fact that in the sale of European dry goods is the inspections of the year just closed growing steadily and healthfully, and states.

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this department of our trade must now abundance-nearer to Baltimore than to experience a still more rapid expansion. any other city on tide-water, and at prices A sure basis of calculation upon which as low as can be furnished elsewhere. this opinion is founded, exists in the fact Although this article has already been that Baltimore will now possess all the extended to a greater length than we elements of a large and regular export contemplated at its commencement, we trade to Europe, the returns for which cannot forego allusion to the very supewill, of course, be in such articles as rior pig iron made in the vicinity of will best suit the wants, comforts and Baltimore. It is unsurpassed for the luxuries of the Western and Southern purposes of car and engine wheels.

The ore is found in great abundance, and The advantageous position of Balti. the manufacture of the iron can be inmore as a manufacturing locality has creased to any extent, inasmuch as long been understood. Its water-power, wood fuel is obtained in abundance for extent and availability, is not sur: from the shores of the Bay and its tribupassed; and superadded to these advan. taries, which is not the case in any of tages is the possession of a healthful and the cities east of Baltimore, Large genial climate. The development of the quantities of this iron are now carried Cumberland coal region, and the low to New England, and there made into price at which its valuable mineral fuel car-wheels for the supply of the Newis furnished in Baltimore-excelling England rail-roads. Already Baltimore beyond question all other kinds of fuel is able to boast of the most extensive for the generation of steam-car.not fail establishments in the Union for the to give a new impetus to all departments manufacture of the rolling machinery of of domestic manufacturing industry. rail-roads. This assertion is proved by Through the instrumentality of the Bal- the fact that at this time Mr. Ross timore and Ohio Rail-road, the coal of Winans is finishing, complete for serAlleghany county is brought from the vice, a locomotive engine every four days, mines to Baltimore in the brief space of or three engines every two weeksfifty hours or less, and furnished on the the value of each engine being about wharves or at the forge fires and steam ten thousand dollars. We may add that engines of our workshops at the very his preparations are so extensive that if low rate of $3.50 per ton.

required he can complete two engines The arrangements recently concluded per week. The first locomotive for by the Baltimore and Ohio Rail-road burning mineral coal in the generation Company for the large increase of its of steam was built in the shops of Mr. motive and transporting power, will Winans. His engines, adapted to that bring to this city annually 600,000 tons kind of fuel, for burthen trains particuof Cumberland coal, with the certainty larly, enjoy a higher reputation than any of a steady prospective increase—the other in this country. His workingdemand for it having been always ahead force employed in this description of of the supply. From the Susquehanna machinery alone, is, at the present time, valley, we are certain, also, of large sup- seven hundred men. There are now plies of anthracite coals, both by rail. building, and under contract, at the way and canal, embracing all the des- various establishments in this city, criptions, and existing in the greatest about two thousand burthen cars.

ART. VIII.-RESOURCES, &C., OF PHILADELPHIA

MR. Tyson's LETTERS TO THE LATE WM. PETER, BRITISH CONSUL.-NO. I.

MY DEAR SIR :-Your official con- propellersdesirable as these are-but nection with our port has led you to of regular steamers, to London or Liver. take some interest in its commerce, and pool, has not been established here, as a residence of ten years in Philadelphia in New-York and Boston. I propose to nas enabled you to form a clear notion + We have been favored by the author, Job R.

Tyson, LL.D., with a corrected copy or his admiratingmirers. Vou have ble letters, and shall give them in consecutive nom

bers of the Review to our readers.-ED. RE asked, why a line, not merely of view.

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