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THE

COMMERCIAL REVIEW

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SOUTH AND WEST.

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A MONTHLY JOURNAL

OF TRADE, COMMERCE, COMMERCIAL POLITY, AGRICULTURE.
MANUFACTURES, INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS, AND

GENERAL LITERATURE.

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NEW ORLEANS:
PUBLISHED AT THE OFFICE OF THE COMMERCIAL REVIEW,

No. 22 EXCHANGE PLACE-J. C. MORGAN.
CHARLESTON: GEORGE OATES. CINCINNATI: C. W. JAMES.
NEW YORK : WILEY & PUTNAM ; H. LONG & BROTHER.
Stereotyped by C. Davison & Co., 88 Gold st., N. Y.

NEW ORLEANS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

New Orleans, May 4th, 1846. Be il resolred, That this Chamber highly approves of the COMMERCIAL REVIEW, a periodica, established in this city by J. D. B. De Bow, Esq., and recommends it to the patronage of the commercial community.

SAMUEL J. PETERS, President. Charles Briggs, Secretary. Sir: I prefix a copy of a resolution, passed unanimously at a meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of this city, last evening.

Respectfully, CHARLES Briggs, Sec. To J. D. B. De Bow, Esq.

CHARLESTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

Charleston, October 26th, 1846. Aia meeting of the Chamber, held this evening, the following resolutions were, after a few preparatory remarks, introduced by Col. J. Gadsden, and being seconded, were adopted by the Chamber.

Resolved, That the COMMERCIAL REview, edited in New Orleans by our fellowcitizen, J. D. B. De Bow, Esq., is a work well calculated to exercise a most favorable influence on the Commercial interests of the South and West.

Resolved, Thai the zeal and talent with which it has been commenced, and the able articles which have appeared in its pages (as foreshadowing on the future The promtes of the past), strongly recommend the Review to the patronage of the Southern community, and that the Chamber of Commerce of Charleston feel graiified at the opportunity of presenting to the public this testimony in its favor.

On motion of A. Moise, jr., Esq.,

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to Mr. De Bow, and that they be published in the daily newspapers of the city. Extract from the minutes.

William B. Heriot, Secretary.

SOUTHERN RAILROAD CONVENTION.

Columbia, S. C., May, 1816. On motion of A. G. Summer, Esq.,

Resolved, That it is with pleasure we learn our late fellow-citizen, J. D. B. De Bow, Esq., now of New Orleans, hereafter intends to devote a large portion of the COMMERCIAL Review to the railroad interest in the South ; we therefore heartily recommend that work to the patronage of those persons interested in such enterprises.

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BY THE EDITOR,

Position Commercial Review, v. i., 1. Agricultural Associations, v. i., 161.

Convention of South and West, v. i., 7. International Rights, Peace and War,

Miss, and Atlantic Railroad, v. i., 21. v. i., 193.

Home and Foreign Grain Market, v. i., The Cotton Plant, v. i., 289,

33.

The State of Louisiana, v. i., 380.

Vew Orleans and Charleston, v. i., 44. Importance of Statistics, v. i., 465.

The Mississippi, v. i., 51.

Indian Corn, v. i., 465.

The Consular System, v. i., 56.

Marine Insurance, v. ii., 1.

The Warehousing Policy, v. i., 61. American Legislation, Science, Art, and

Oregon and California, v. i., 64.

Agriculture, v. ii., 75,

Post Office Reform, v. i., 69.

Coins, Weights, and Measures, v. ii.,

History of Commerce, v. i., 97.

283.

Morse's Magnetic Telegraph, v. i., 132. Moral Advance of New Orleans, v. ii.,

Commercial Polity, v. i., 141.

348.

Cities of the Miss. and Ohio, v. i., 145. Progress of American Commerce, v. ii.,

Commerce of the Lakes, v. i., 158. 367.

By Hon. Joel R. POINSETT, of South Carolina,

The Mexican War, v. ii., 21.

Mexico and the Mexicans, v. ii., 164.

The Republic of Mexico, v. ii., 27. Our Army in Mexico, v. ii., 429.

By Robert GREENHOW, Slate Department, Washington, D. C.

Expedition St. Denis to Mexico. v. ii., Abrogation Treaties by War, v. ii.,

215.

245.

By Hon. B. F. Porter, of Alabama.

Sources of Louisiana Law, v. i., 374. Pledge or Mortgage, v. ii., 224.

Elementa Juris Civilis, v. ii.,

24. The Civil Law, v. ii., 243.

Utility, Studies, &c., Legal Profession, Slavery, Ancient and Modern, v. ii., 3$1.
v. ii., 142.

Sealed Instruments, v. ii., 431.

By J. P. BENJAMIN, New Orleans.
Blockade, v. i., 498.

Louisiana Sugar, v. ii., 322.

By E. J. FORSTALL, New Orleans.

438

Louisiana Sugar, v. i., 53.

French Colonial Records, v. i., 472

Antiquities of Louisiana, v. i., 238. Louisiana, v. i., 519.

French Colonial Records, v. i., 357.

Commercial Spirit of the South, by Col. J. GADSDEN, Charleston, S. C., v. ii., 119.

The Rice Plant, by R. F. W. Allston, of South Carolina, v. i., 320.

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