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DE BOW'S REVIEW

AND

Industrial Resources, Statistics, etc.

DEVOTED TO

COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS, POLITICAI

ECONOMY, GENERAL LITERATURE, ETC.

"Commerce is king.'

EDITED BY

J. D. B. DE BOW,
PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, ETC., IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA,

BUPERINTENDANT U. 9. CENSUS.

Vol. XIV.-NEW SERIES, Vol. I.

NEW ORLEANS

AND

WASHINGTON CITY.

1853.

JANUARY-JULY, 1853.

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25

Twello Title.

ART. Journia Tamilsin,

300

.. 399

ART. I.-Tehuantepec and its Title, ......... 1, ART. XXXVI. - British Philanthropy and
By William R. Burwell of Virginia.

American Slavery,.

ART. II.-Wisconsin,..

ART. XXXVII.-Cotton and the Cotton Trade,

By J. Hamilton, late Editor Milwaukie

1853, ..............

..... ........... 28

ART. XXXVIII.- Commercial Progress,...... 290

ART. III.-- Free Banking, .... ........... 28 ART. XXXIX.-Internal Improvements,...

295

By L. McKnight, Esq.

ART. XL.-Manufacturing Progress,....

ART. IV. --Southern Agricultural Exhaustion ART. XLI - Editorial Miscellany,..

and its Remedy,.................

ART. XLII.-Progress of Ohio, Historical and

By Ed. Ruffin, of Virginia.

Statistical.......

307

ART. V.-Early Life in the Southwest,........ ART. XLIII.-Florida-its Position, Resources

By J. H. Brown, Esq.

and Destiny, ............

ART. VI. --The Springs of Virginia,..........

RT. XLIV. -Early Life in the Southwest,....
ART. VII.The National Defences as connect.

By J H. Brown, of indianola, Texas.

ed with a System of Internal Im.

RT. XLV.-China, in 1853, ........

provements, ....................

By Dr. Ely of New Orleans.
By Major Chase, U. S. A.

RT. XLVI.-The Baltimore Southern Com-

ART. VII. Cubu and the United States, ......

mercial Convention, ............ 373

By W.J. Sykes, of Tenn.

ART. XLVII - The Fiscal History of Texas,.. 380

ART. IX. - Industrial Resources, Stati

ART. XLVIII.-Progress of the Republic-Cen-

. &c., of States and Cities,....

sus of 1850, ........

......... . 386

ART. X.--Agricultural Progress, ..

ART. XLIX.--Commercial Growth and Pros-

ART. XI. -- Commercial Progress-Home and

pects of St. Louis,....

Fortign, ...............

Art. L. - Commercial Progress-Home and

ART. XII - Internal Improvements, ...,

Foreign,..................

AKT. XIII. - Gallery of Industry and Enter ART. L.-Internal Improvements, ............ 407

Art. LII. -Department of Industry and Enter-

ART. XIV. Editorial, Literary, Miscellane-

prise,............................

.. 414

14

ous, &c.,...

| ART. LIII.-Some Editorial Notes,....

ART. XV.-The Island of Cuba, Past and ART. LIV.-Independence of Cuba,........... 417

Present,.........................

93 By W. J. Sykes, of Tenn.

By Dr. A. W. Ely.

Arr. LV.-Inland Commerce of the Mississippi

Ant. XVI.--Ship Canal across the Peninsula

Valley and the St. Lawrence Basin 423

of Florida,...

T. LVI.-Historical and Statistical Collec.

By R. Fairbanks.

tions of Louisiana,............... 431

ART. XVII. - Southern Enterprise --Line of

By W. B. Price, of La.

Steamships from Norfolk to Europe 125 ART. LVII. Direct Trade of the South,...... 437

By B. T. Archer.

ART. LVIII.-Valley of the Amazon,.......... 449

ART. XVIII Progress of the United States-

By Lieut. Maury, Washington, D. C.

Census of 1850, ..................

ART. LIX.-Progress--The Past and the Present 461

ART. XIX.-Shall the Valleys of the Amazon ART. LX.-Commercial Progress of Baltimore 470

and the Mississippi reciprocate ART. LXI.-Resources, &c. of Philadelphia- 476

trade?.....

By Job R. Tyron, LL.D., of Phil.

ART. XX. - Railroad Administration at the ART. LXII.--The Republic of Venezuela, ..., 480

South ................

ART. LXII.--Michigan--Historical and Statis.

ART. XXI.-Free Banking,

tical,............................4
By Logan McKnight.

By C. J. Fox, of Mich.

ART. XXI. - Affairs of the Republic, 1852....

T. LXIV.-Commercial Progress-Home and

ART. XXIII - Internal Improvements, ........

Foreign, . .......

ART. XXIV.--Agricultural Improvement and

LXV.-Agricultural Iterns and Statistics,

Progress,.....

&c

507

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ART. XXV.-Commercial Progress, Home and ART. LXVI.-Miscellaneous Statistics of Wealth

Foreign, .......,

and Progress, &c................ 51%

ART. XXVI. - Department of Industry and En-

LXVII.--Editorial Miscellany-Notes, &c. 519

terprise,.........................

Art. LXVIII. – Reciprocal Treaties of Com-

ART. XXVII.-Editorial Miscellanies,....

merce, .............

ART. XXVIII.-Extension of the Sugar Region ART. LXIX.-New-York in 1852--'53,

of the United States,.............

ART. LXX.--Valley of the Amazon,..........

By Dr. Cartwright, of New-Orleans.

ART. LXXI.-Connection of the Atlantic with

ART. XXIX.--Salubrity of Cities Restored by

the Gulf-Interests of Alabama,.. 567

the introduction of Pure Air,..... 208 ART. LXXII.- Valley of the Ohio-Its Con

By Tallasse, of Georgia.

quest and Settlement by Americans, 572

Art. XXX.--City of Louisville, Kentucky,... 212 ART. LXXII.-American Steam Marine, ..... 576

By J. W. Grayson, of Miss.

ART. LXXIV._Resources, &c., of Philadelphia 567

ART. XXXI.- Progress of the Republic - The ART. LXXV.-Slavery and Slave Statistics of

Census of 1850, ....

the South,....................... 593

ART. XXXII.- Decisions of the Supreme Court

ART. LXXVI. --Oregon and the Territory of

of Louisiana, ....

Washington, on the Pacific,...... 599

ART. XXXIII.-- Wisconsin, and the growth of ART. LXXVII.-Home and Foreign Commerce 605

the Northwest,.................

Art. LXXVIII. Our Agriculture, Statistics,

By J. H. Lathrop, or Wisconsin.

& c...............................

ART. XXXIV.--The La Plata and the Parana-- ART. LXXIX.- Manufactures and Mines, .....

Paraguay, .....................

ART. LXXX.-Internal Improvements,.......

Hopkins, U. S. Consul.

ART. LXXXI.--Editorial, Literary, Miscellane-

nommercial Growth of Boston, 251 ous, &c......

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Agricaltural Exhaustion - Remedy for Baltimore-Value of Foreign Imports and

Southern ..........

34 Exports at...

Agriculıural Improvement-Progress of,... 175
Agricoltore- via Hudson, value of........ 426

| Cuba- United States and...

63

Agriculture-Items and Statistics of.....

Amazon-Valley of the...................

Cotton-Crop, consumption of....... ..71-2

Amazon- Valley of the.

Convention-Macon Agricultural.......... 72

Amazon-Climate. Productions, Rivers and

Coal-Consumption by Sea Steamers of.... 75

Canals of...

Chicago-Railroads aiming in the direction

Amazon and Mississippi Basins compared..

of................ ..:

Amazon—Valley of the Mississippi, and of

Charleston-Table of Mortality in........

Cuba-Past and Present-The Island of...

she.....

Amazon-Fertility of the Upper,.........

139 | Cuba-Geography and Natural History of.. 95

Amazon-Navigation of the....

Cuba-Physical Aspects, Geological Forma-

annexation--Policy of Cuban,...........

tions of.............

Alabamı-Remarks in relation to manufac-

Cuba-Animal and Vegetable kingdom of.. 99

turing advantages of,................

67 Cuba-Gold, Silver and Copper Mines of... 101

Alabama-Direct trade and exchange com-

Cuba-Population of principal towns, and

pany of ..........

437

of the Island of........... ............ 103

Abolition Tactics-An account of ........ 90

Cuba-Division of Classes in...........
Abolitionism-Probable repudiation by Eng.

Cuba-Treatment of Slaves, Classes of No-

land of.....

105

289

bility in............................

Aveqain-Defecating Cane Juice, method of 203

Cuba-Manufactures of, Railroads of...... 106

Atmospbere-Parity of the upper,........ 209 Caba_Exports of Sugar, Molasses, Brandy,

Cuba-Currency of, and Education in..... 107

Asses-Number in U S. of.............. 226

Arkansas - Internal Improvement Policy of 296

Coffee and Wax from................ 109

Atlaotic States-Tonnage of the.......... 400

Cuba-The Coffee Plantations of.......... 1V

Cuba-- Tobacco and other agricultural pro-

ductions of........

.... 112

Banking-Free.......................... Cuba-Importations from United States to. 113

Banking-Free .........................

151 Cuba-Tariff of.......

.... 114

Banking-Proofs of inefficiency of Free.... 155 | Cuba--Port Charges, Crown Revenues of.. 115

Banks.. Liabilities, Resources, Securities of Cuba—Total Income and Taxation of...... 115

New York......

153 Cuba-Revenues of the Church, state of

Beane Col. Ellis P.-Sketch of Life

Religion in.........

......... 117

Book Notices........................

Cuba-The Fortresses of.

...... 119

Book Notices.....

303 Cuba-Civil, Judicial, Military and Ecclesi.

Bancroft, Geo-Letter from....

astical government of................

121

Brandy-Exports from Cuba of.... 109 | Cuba-Independence of.....

417

Belgium-Census Statistics 1845 of... 129

| Cuba-Arguments considered in favor of

Brazil-Treaty between Peru and......

Annexation of..........

421

Brazil-Policy of.....

Copper Ore-Exports from Cuba of.......

Butter- Export of....

226 Copper-Mining Companies of............ 493

Boston-Commercial growth of........

Coffee-Exports from Cuba of.......... 110

Boston-- Coastwise and Foreign Trade

Coffee-Imports into Boston of......... 232

of......

....... 252 to 258 | Coffee-Exports from Havana of.......... 502

Boots and Shoes-Cleared at Boston Cus Colored Persons--Expectation of Life for.. 132

tom House, of..........

Census-Cost of Sixth and Estimate of

British Philanthropy, American Slavery and 258 Seventh........

..........

164

British Workmen-Misery and degradation Census-Returns of the...

219

of.................................. 269 | Charleston-Mr. Gourdin's statement of ad-
Bale Rope, &c.-Receipts at St Louis of.. 392

vantages of railroad of E. Tenn. and...

Bacot-Value of, received at N 0........ 426 Charleston—The Exports of............. 405

Baltimore-Southern Commercial Conven Charleston-Commerce of...............

tion of....

........... Cotton--Cultivation in Trinidad of........

Baltimore--Commercial Progress of...... Cotton-Imports into Boston of............ 253

Baltimore-Receipts of Coal at........... Cotton Crops-Importance to England of

Baltimore-Receipts of Cotton, Coffee and

American .......................

... 277

Hides at...

Cotton Trade-Cotton and the............ 280

Baltimore-Receipts of Guano at....... 471 Cotton-Crop of U. S. American Exports,

Baltimore-Receipts of Lumber, Flour,

value and price of................... 284

Whiskey, Molasses, Sagar, at......... 472 Cotton-English Imports from East Indies.

Baltimore_Vessels arriving at............

.. 472 Egypt, Brazil, &c., of.........

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