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GEO. W. & JNO. A. WOOD, 142 FULTON-STREET.

1858.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE THIRTT-KIOHTH VOLUME OT THE

MERCHANTS'MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

Abbott Brothers, Connselors-at-Law, New York.

David M. Balfour, Esq., of Boston.

W. W. Bates, Esq., Naval Architect, of New York.

A. N. Bell, M. D., of New York, late of the United States Navy.

E. B. Bishop, Esq., of Louisiana.

J. E. Bloomfield, Esq., of New York.

Charles H. Carroll, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

Ben Casseday, Esq., Editor Louisville " Commercial Review."

J. S. De Aqreda, Consul of Venezuela at New York.

Geo. Dutton, Merchant, of Rochester, New York.

Edmund Dwigut, Esq., of New York.

Charles W. Fbedf.rickson, Broker, of New York.

Franklin B. Hough, A. M., M. D., of New York.

Thomas P. Kettell, Esq., of New York.

J. Pierce, Jr., of the United States Legation at St. Petersburg.

Ezra 0. Seaman, Esq., of Michigan.

Richard Sulley, Esq., of Indiana.

Georqe Tucker, LL. D., of Pennsylvania.

Amasa Walker, late Secretary of State of Massachusetts.

H. M. Whitney, Esq., Editor •' Pacific Commercial Advertiser."

INDEX TO YOLUIE XXXVIII.,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1858.

A* Paoi Action to recover balance for goods delivered 582 Admeasurement of snipping. By W. w.

ates, Eaq 551, 689

Agriculture, BtatlBt, or, 126, 250,370, 510, 640, 764 Agricultural statistics of Slate of New York. 370

44 capabilities of Minnesota 250

*' laborers 766

Alcoholic liquors—wine 175, 202

American Teasels going into French ports... 102

Anchors, improved 365

Apia, Navigator's Island, commerce of 265

Apple-trees in Connecticut In 1651-4 644

Asiatic races, decay of 130

Assay-offlce, N. Y., deposits at, 72, 329, 457, 585 44 44 melting & reflulng

bullion at 508

Assorting-bouse for State currency 783

Atlantic coast, shore line of Slates on 235

Attachment against a vessel on libel.... ... 325

Auckland, N. Zealand, prices or prod'e at, '57 478

Auctioneer and bis sales, the 647

Australia, production of gold in. 601

44 production of cotton in 642

44 British exports to 739

Australian Colonies, sales of public lands In. 375

Australian monster nugget 771

Austria, population of the empire of 255

*' postage to via France 363

B.

Baltimore* Imports at prices of salt at, for 1657 437 44 prices of corn at, for two years.... 425 ** expVts of tobacco fr'm, for 13 years 426 * prices of wheat at, for four years.. 424 44 imports A exports from, for *56-57 418 44 receipts ot grain at, for four years. 423 44 tnapec. of wheat at Hour at, 14 years 423 44 receipts of cotton at, for four years 427 44 importations molaaa'sat, for I8yrs.. 430 ** prices of provisions at, for I years. 431 44 imports of sugar at, lor 18 year*... 428 44 export of provisions from, for 4 yrs. 48!

u commercial regulations at 018

u prices of phr-tron at, for 1857 435

"importations of coffee at, for 4 yrs. 430

u fish and oyster trade of 610

44 annual report of banks of. 471

44 receipts of coal at- forseven years. 434

•* prices of whisky at, for 1857 436

Bank president, brief notice of a Phil* 521

u discount, rates of, In European cities.. 472

44 picture or an Illinois 264

44 law of Massachusetts, new 604

44 of France, the 602, 720

14 law, a new 728

44 of England, directors of 734

Bank-note redemption of New York 733

Hanks of Massachusetts 593

44 and banking in the Slate of New York 909 44 dividends of Massachusetts country... SI 1

44 aud the merchants 131

44 of Phila., capital and dividends 343

44 of Penn., liabilities and resources of .. 473

44 of Baltimore, annual report of 471

44 of the U. States, By David M. Balfour 34!

44 of New Hampshire, condition of 473

44 or no banks. By Geo. Tucker, LL. D. 147 s In 1837, '47,at »57. 88

Banks of New Jersey 727

M In Massachusetts, condition of, in 1857 340

44 of Michigan, brief history of 213

44 in the W. Slates, how some are started 261

44 of Indiana 727

Banking law of Iowa, new 739

Bunking system of New York at the financial

revulsion W*

Banking, money, ate. By Richard Sulley... 275 44 currency, and fln»nce. journal of,

81, 209, 337, 465, 593, 722 44 suggestions for a new system of... 85

Bankruptcy, statistics of BrliiMi 602

Beacon light at Sapelo, Georgia 103

Beef, pr.ces of, for eleven years 90

Belgium, population of 513

Bonds, for exported merchMiae, cancelation or 4fc4

Bones, what becomes of them 135

Book trade, the 140, 267, 397, 525, 653, 773

Boston banks, weekly averages of,

75, 198, 332, 459, 588, 725

44 magnetic variation near 103

44 bank dividends for Ave years. 212

44 navigation returns of port of 354

44 bank suspensions, how they were

hurried np 522

44 Board of Trado, report of, on the

causes of the commercial crisis... 722

44 clearing-house at 734

44 bankB, weekly returns of 725

Bottomry bond on vessel and cargo, action

to enforce 710

Bottomry on vessel, cargo, and freight 68

44 antecedent debt, power of master 322 Bread, manuf. and cost of, In Lynchburg, Va. 504 Breadstuff*, prices of, in N. York for 10 years 92 Bremeu, United Stales treasury letter on vessels clearing for 99

Brick, requisites for making good 246

British bankruptcy statistics 602

u wreck register for five years 236

44 ship letl'r postage, reduction of ratsof 495

44 India, trade and production of 95

"provinces, circular on exports to the

United States 021

44 mail packet service **29

44 ships in the fourteenth century 772

44 Post-offlce. statistics of, for ten years. 750 Broad Sound, west coast, Knglsnd, rocks in. 104

Broker, magnanimous act of a 260

Brooklyn mercantile library association... . 769

Buonos Ayres, changes in tariff of 483

Buffalo, New York, commerce and manuf. of 689

Bullion, exports of, from California 330

Business, choice of a 258

u why merchants are liable to fall In 61 C.

Calcutta, exports from, in 1856-57 350

44 produce bro'ght down to, in '34 & '56 95

Calicoes, cleansing of printed 763

California and Australia,gold exported from,

In 1847-57, inclusive 684

California, exports of bullion from 330

44 vinyards of Los Angelescounty.. 516

44 quicksilver mines of 5oy

Cambridge, (MaasO cattle market at, in 105? 252 Canada, trade and commerce of 736

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