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TO THE TWENTY-FIRST VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

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JOHN P. Brown, Esq., of the American Legation, Constantinople, Turkey.
JEAN BENNER, Esq, late of France, now of New York.
FRANCIS BRINLEY, Esq., of the Boston (Mass.) Bar.
J. Blunt, Esq., of New York.
WILLIAM BRIGHAM, Esq., of Massachusetts.
Rev. John L. BLAKE, D. D., of New Jersey.
WILLIAM DARBY, Esq., author of a “Universal Gazetteer,” Washington, D. C.
FRANCIS O. DORB, Esq., of the New York Bar.
JAMES FERGUSON, Esq., of the National Observatory, Washington, D. C.
CHARLES H. GLOVER, Esq., of the New York Bar.
WILLIAM GREGG, Esq., of South Carolina.
EDWARD A. HOPKINS, Esq., of Vermont.
R. G. HAZARD, Esq., of Rhode Island.
David R. JAQUES, Esq., of the New York Bar.
Gen. C. T. JAMES, Civil Engineer, of Rhode Island.
Thomas P. KETTELL, Esq., of New York.
Hon. D. O. KELLOGG, Merchant, of New York.
Joshua LEAVITT, Esq., Corresponding Sec. of the Boston Cheap Postage Association.
A. A. LAWRENCE, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.
DANIEL LORD, Esq., of New York.
Pro. C. F. M'Cay, of the University of Georgia.
E. MERIAM, Esq., of New York.
A. Nasu, Esq., of the New York Bar.
Hon. BENJAMIN F. PORTER, of Alabama.
S. G. SECCHI DE CASSALI, late of Italy, now of New York.
F. G. SKINNER, Esq., of Washington, D. C.
J. B. VARNUM, Esq., Member of the Assembly of New York.
CHARLES C. WHITTLESEY, Esq., of the St. Louis (Missouri) Bar, and
FREEMAN HUNT, Editor and Proprietor, etc.

INDEX TO VOLUME XXI.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1849.

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Bank dividends and deposits, unclaimed..... 114

6 stockholders, liability of... Act of New York relating to bank dividends

28, 115 and deposites.......

6 customer, how to estimate &....... 114

354 Act to encourage manufacturers in Penn..... 124

operations of a privileged...

374 Banks of Albany, notices of the...

430 Action on contract to deliver railroad iron....

561

of Ohio, condition of the..... 95, 245, 564 to recover of sureties for bonds given 649

360
of Maine, capital, etc., of...

566 Adulterated medicines....

dividends of Boston... Agents, principals and. 534

537, 570 dividends of New York..

537
646
and factors, case of..

692
of New Orleans, condition of..

95 Agriculture, commercial importance of.....

665

of Connecticut, condition of... 348 Agulhas, signal staff at Cape...

107
condition of New York...

651 Alabama, public lands in......

687
of New Orleans, condition of..

656 debt and finances of.

of New Hampshire.... 57

690 Albany, public buildings in......

Bankers and banking houses of London..... 350

561 notices of the banks of....

Banking, Currency and Finance, Journal of.. 111

59 commerce and population of.

245, 348, 452, 561, 687 history and sketch of..

50
and bankruptcy...

513 newspapers of.............

54 56

consequences of the freedom of.... 387 manufactures of...

capital of cities in the U. States.... 458 Alkali, improvement in the manufacture of.. 238

in New York, regulations of...

116 Alloy, a new, resembling gold........ 576

Bankruptcy and banking....

513 American postage, statistics of.

412
Barbour's superior court reports.

529
cotton manufactures in 1849... 628
Bathing rooms in factories.....

578 Ammonia, manufacture of sulphate of. 238

Beef, New Orleans export of..

555 Amoy, description, commerce, etc., of.. 422

4 cattle, production of, in Ohio.

670 Androscoggin and Kennebeck Railroad..... 342

Belgium duties on linen.

335 Angell on the law of carriers....

306
Bermudian tariff..

229 Appraisement etc. of goods....

122
Bergen Point and Passaic River light.

460 Arkansas, public lands in...

106

Bill of exchange, case relating to...... Astronomical expedition to Chili...

611

Bills of exchange in the Canadas..
Alchafalaya Bay, light vessel in..

552
Blake's patent fire proof paint..

571 Austria, finances of.....

569

Book trade, ..........137, 251, 364, 475, 587, 697 B.

Boston and Maine railroad, condition of..... 579 Bacon, New Orleans export of.... 555 bank dividends......

.537, 570 Baltimore, sugar trade of.....

330
notice to the shipping of.............

550 Bank of England dividends..

579
prices of anthracite coal at..

275 loan, deposits, etc., of...... 320 Mercantile Library Association. 135 of France, governor's report in 1848-9.. 483 imports of, in 1848-9.....

665 operations in specie of..... 488 Boulogne fixed red lights.....

459 loans to the treasury by..... 488 Breadstuffs imports of, into Great Britain.... 331 falling off in discounts of the. 491

in the United States..

356 4 mutual, plan of............... 513 Breakwaters and landing places.

339 4 London & Westminster, condition of .. 455 British importations of glass..

578 * customer, how to refuse a.... 457 navigation law of 1849..

542 bookkeeping, Gilbart's.

111 “ importation of gold and silver........ 354

456, 530

119

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British railway mania in 1845....
468 Cincinnati steamboat navigation of..

468
forin, description of the new..

458

import and export trade of... 444
light houses.....
231 Circassian slaves, value of......

23
post-office, revenue of the.

348 Cleveland, Ohio, imports and exports of.... 668
colonial and foreign trade..........

328
tonnage owned at.........

669
postage, receipts and expenses of..... 410 Cliff Mine, production of copper at the..... 574
imports of breadstuffs.
331 Coal trade of the United States...

266
railway statistics.

343 “ imported into U. S. from 1821 to 1848... 278
railroad statistics.

457 regulations for the importation of, from
trade in metals..

347
British provinces.

337
crown, land revenues of.....
690 4 Cumberland and Cannel..

676
loans, from 1780-83...

691 Coasting trade, manifests of ves'ls licensed for. 451
Brokers, tax upon merchants and.... 429

of the United States...... 519, 549
Buenos Ayres, exports from the port of...... 558 Coinage of the United States Mint...

458
Business, gloryfying God in......
358 Coliseo railroad in Cuba.....

37
accomplishments with learning.. 361 Connection of Atlantic and Pacifi Oceang.... 616
good and evil effects of..... 363 Commerce of the Black Sea........

19
indispensable.....

250

of Hungary and Transylvania.... 191
habit, as related to..

695

and resources of Canada........ 288
C.

maritime, Spanish, law of.... 644
Californa Gold....

131 Commercial Chronicle and Review.. 92, 209, 317
first vessel from the lakey to.
585

433, 535, '651
iron warehouse for....

136

Statistics.. 97, 215, 321, 439, 553,
of newspaper postage to..

549

Regulations 121, 225, 331, 449,542, 658
gold, Dufrenoy's analysis of..

567

legislation of New York in 1849.. 25
Calicoes, British export of, in 1847-8

215

cities and towns of the U.S. 50. 298
Cambrics, British export of, in 1847-8........ 216

value of a name....

136
the linen, of Ireland...

586

crises, cause of...
Canada, commerce and resources of.

importance of metallic sulph'rets 237
population of...

289
code of Spain......

528, 644
agricultural and other property of... 291

importance of agriculture... 692
manufactures of......
293 Common Carriers, law of..

306
shipping and revenue of........ 294

liability of..

529
public debt, exports and imports of. 295 Commission merchants, liability of.......... 315
imports from....

669 Compound interest, aggregate value with.... 249
Canadas, bills of exchange, etc., in.
119 Co-partnership of nations......

474
Canadian canals, tolls on......

134 Contracts and agreements enforced by law... 68
Canal and steamboat statistics.. 132, 240, 340, 466 Confluents of the Rio de la Plata, navigat'n of 80

579, 684 Copper ores, improvement in smelting of.... 238
steam navigation.....

134
mines of Connecticut

129
Canals, tolls and receipts on Ohio

407, 479 production of, at the Cliff Mine.....
Canton, commerce, etc., of...

259
Concord and Claremont Railroad..

466
wages of labor, etc., of..

265
Connecticut River Railroad..

134, 244
Capital, illustration of the accumulation of... 563

condition of the banks of........ 348
reduction of British railroad..

686

copper mines of........
Cape Halteras Cove--Bull's Bay...

339

Cords & velvet’ens, British exp'rt of, in 1847-8 217
harbor of refuge near..

551 Corporations, relation of railroad, to public.. 622
Carquinez Straits, sailing directions from 459

Cotton Manufacturing Co., the Vancluse..... 572
Cashe's ledge on Ammen's Rock............ 233

manufacture, lectures on the...... 573
Cedar Point light.........

551

production and manufacture of, in the
Chamber of Commerce and Whitney's project 415

cotton-growing States........ 492
Chattle mortgages to be registered in N. York. 337

exports of, from the United States.... 209
Cheap postage, benefits of.....

601
New Orleans, exports of..

553
Chicago, trade and commerce of..

559
trade, statistics of the British..

215
exports and imports of

560

yarn, British export of, in 1847-8. .... 216
population of......

560

and linen, British export of, in 1847-8. 217
Chicopee cotton mills....

692

receipts of, at New Orleans....... 557
Chili, astronomical expedition to....

511

wool, British import, export, and con-
production of the mines of.

681
sumption of..

220
China, consular or commetcial cities of.. 259, 4*2

prices of, 1846-8, in Liv'rp'l 220, 327
banking and currency of.............

265

prices of, in Engld, 1806 to 1848. 447
Cincinnati lard oil manufacture......

yarn, exported from Liverpool, etc... 221
steamboats built at........

499
growth of, in India.....

339

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Cotton, prices of New Orleans, in New York. 317 | Fngland, savings by railways in....

470
goods, British exports of.

437
of spirits in bond in..

549
crop of the United States...... 439, 441

dividends of bank of...

570
consumption of.....

438, 441
steam force of.........

583
export of..

440

persons employed on railroads in.. 685
exports of, from Mobile..

442
royal money borrowing of..

691
movement of, at Havre...

446 Envelopes for letters, the manufacture of.... 345
trade, review of the.....
595 Europe, railways through......

470
manufactures, condition of American,

railroad accidents in.........

685
in 1849...
628 Excerpts for business men.......

250, 363
mills, dividends of New England.. 632 Exchange, rates of foreign, in New York..... 211
Gin, Whitney's....

.633
the bill of.....

456
manufactory at Graniteville.
671 Execution Rock, light-house on...

121
mills of Chickopee, Massachusetts.... 682 Expenditures of United States..

653
Counterpanes, British export of, in 1847-8... 218
Courtesey in storekeeping...

473
Fejee Islands, dangerous reef near..

338
Crises, cause of commercial....

371
Finance of cheap postage...

410
Cuba, commerce and resources of...

34
Finances of Austria..

569
the key of the Mexican Gulf... 519

Georgia..

454
exports and imports of, 1828 to 1847... 34

Finances of East India Company. 689
revenue of, from 1828 to 1847

35

Financial condition of Pennsylvania....
railroads constructed in the island of... 36

Fishing vessels, regulations of.....
steamers of........

38
Fitchburg railroad, receipts on the..

470
agricultural products and exports of... 38 Flewwelling, obituary notice of the late Sam'l 471
navigation of, in 1848....

39
Florida, public lands in..

107
exports of sugar and molasses, 1848–9. 327 Florin, description of the new British.

458
railroads in the island of.

466
Flour, New Orleans export of.

554
Cumberland coal trade...

676
" L'ruguay impost on...

123
Customs regulations..

335

Fogs, use of colored glass to assist the view in 578
of public moneys received from..... 449 Foochoo, description, commerce, etc., of..... 423
D.
France, banks of, in 1848-9......

483
Daniel Ayer, an honest debtor..

362
lights on the coast of.....

459
Danube, commerce of.....

21
commercial crises in....

379
Debt, paying an old...

583 Francis' chronicles and characters of stock
mandate to collect a..

533
exchange

688
of Ireland from 1801 to 1848..
458 Frauds, history and statute of..

502
and finances of Georgia..
454 Free States, area and population of.

107
and finances of Alabama...
687 French imposts and revenues...

455
Debtor and creditor, law of, in Venezuela.... 451
in Missouri, law of...... 61

340
Debts & finances of States of the Union. 147, 389

Georgia railroads.....
Dividends, bank of England...

the Massachusetts of the South...... 586

570
of cotton mills for ten years.....

railroad, receipts, expenses, &c., of.. 242
632

debts and finances of.....
Docks, commerce and revenue of the Liverp’l 329

684
Drug and medicine trade...

progress of railroads in......

350
Dufrenoy's analysis of California gold..

German Zollverein, imports and exports of.. 104
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550
Duties, allowance in the estimate of......... 451 Gilbart's bank book-keeping.

Gibb's Ilill, light-house on..

111
on imports, errors in the estimate of.. 337 Gin and other spirits, regulations for........ 336

Ginghams, British export of, in 1847-8....... 216
Economy the cause of success in business.... 249 Gold money incompatable with an extended
Electro-dynamic power, Page's...
234

248
Emigration, statistics of....

109 6 and silver, British importation of....... 354
Emigrants arriving at New York in 30 years. 657 “ Dufrenoy's analysis of California... 567
Endorsers, liability of.....
531 tariff of U.S. mint for refining..

246
Endorsing notes, law cases..
88 a new alloy resembling...

576
Engine factories in Sweden, progress of....., 465 ** from Ural Mountains, quantity of...... 571
England, commercial crises in
384 Goodhue, Jonathan, memoir of..

40
bank of, loang, deposits, etc..., 385, 320 Graham shoal, banks discovered near.. 552
revenue of, in 1848-9..
351 Graniteville cotton manufactory....

671
trade of, in 1847-8...

322 Great Britain, import and export of wool into 213
prices of cotton wool in..
447 Griefswalder Oie, light on the........

460
joint-stock banks of..
453 Gun cotton, application of....

403
fees on patents in....
458 Gutta Percha tubing....

316

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Lard, Manufacture of Cincinnati..

577
Hamburg tunnel on Hudson River Railroad.. 686 New Orleans export of..

554
Hanging articles at shop doors...... 362 Law, Mercantile Cases. .88, 206, 313, 429, 529, 646
Harbor of refuge near Cape Hatteras.... 551 of debtor and creditor in Missouri..... 61
Havana, export of sugar from........ 561 Lead, New Orleans export of.....

554
Havre cotton movement....

446 Learning, with business accomplishments... 361
Helix, a propeller of steam vessels.......... 279 Legislation, commercial, of New York, in 1849 35
Hemp, improvement in manufacture of..... 682 Legislatures, limited sessions of....

31
Hogs packed in the West...

443 Lending money at a “quarter” a day. 247
o produced in the West....... 670, 682 Liabilities of railroads...

648
Hosiery, British export of, in 1847-8......... 216 Life Insurance, railroad....

582, 696
Hospitals in New York.....
29 Light-house at Hyannis...

120
Hudson River, detentions at the overslaugh of 305

at Nosshead.

120
Hungary and Transylvania, commerce of..... 191

at Execution Rock.

121
Hurl Gate Rocks..

664

on Gibb's Hill, Cedar Point. 550 551
Hyannis, light-house at.......
120 Lighthouses, British..

231
1.

Palmer's and Wing's Neck..... 552
Lights on sea-beach......
105

665
Minois, public lands in...

443
hogs slaughtered in..

on Ringholmen and Terningen.. 665
India, growth of cotton in...

359
Linen, Belgium duties on..

331
cambrics of Ireland..

586
East, company, finances of........... 689
Indiana, debts and finances of......

147

Liverpool, prices of cotton wool at, in 1848.. 327
lands sold in, from 1847 to 1848..... 149

docks, commerce of the... 329
public works, condition of, in 1841. 153

London bankers and banking-houses... 350

and Westminster Bank....
taxes of, to pay interest in 1849.... 155

455
bond holders, London committee of 157 Looking-glasses, application of gun cotton to
law of limited partnerships, in..... 230
silvering.....

463
Louisiana, public lands in..
public lands in...

106
105

347
progress of railroads in............ 581 Lynn, shoe business of...
Individual liability of bank stockholders..... 115 Lynchburg, tobacco inspections of... 556
Inland commerce......

694

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Insurance companies, act of New York....... 225 Machine for sewing...

131
company, the St. Louis..... 354 Machinery for spinning yarn, improved...... 129
damage to goods from dampness... 316

political economy of....... 236
fire, law of representations in......

529 Mackerel fishing in Massachusetts........... 473
Spanish law of..........

528

fishery, tonnage of U. S. engaged in 326
companies, statements made by.... 662

inspection of, in Maryland.. 338
mutual life.....
696 Maine, capital, etc., of banks of....

566
Invention for the manufacture of steel.. 347 manufacturing establishments of..... 575
Inventions, statistics of, in United States.... 672 ship building in.....

239
Iowa, public lands in.....

105 Manchester, N. A., bathing rooms in factories 578
Ireland, debt of, from 1801 to 1848.. 458 Mania, the British railway, in 1845..

468
the linen cambrics of..

586 Mantanzas, export of sugar from....... 561
Iron furnaces in Ohio and Kentucky....... 130 Manufacture of woven iron......

576
“ method of soldering wrought, with cast. 131

lectures on the cotton..........
* warehouse for California...

136

of watches and ribbons........ 576
u regions of Maryland.....

460

of cotton in Southern States.... 492
4 uniting wrought and cast...

576

of sulphate of ammonia.... 238
46 manufacture of woven..

576
of maraschino.....

239
of cotton in the South..

677
Manufactures of the South...

461
Joint stock banks of England and Scotland... 453

of Albany.

56
Journal of banking, currency, and finance 111, 245

Manufacturing establishments of Maine. 575
348, 452, 561, 687

capital of Massachusetts.... 536
of mining and manufactures 124, 234, 344
460, 571, 671

establishments in New Hamp.. 680
Marble, strength of different kinds of.. 465

Marine insurance-the rotten clause....... 207
Kentucky, iron furnace in.

130
Maryland, the iron regions of......

460
Kermorvan fixed light....

459
inspection of mackrel in..

338
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Maritime commerce....

644
Lace, British export of, in 1847-8..
218 Massachusetts, mackerel fishing of....

473
Laguayra, exports of......

669
charters authorized by..

536
Land revenues of British crown.......

690
miscellaneous capital of..

536

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