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INDEX TO VOL. XVIII.

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Mississippi, debt and finances of........
........... 427 Ontario lake, commerce of...

492
and tributaries, length of ....

first boat on.......

568
railrond communication ..... 467 Ocean penny postage...
Morris's cotton manual ........
669 Opposition the life of trade.....

568
Mortgages of ships, law of......

388
Moule, port of ....

665

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Mundsley, wreck off ........

447
POSTAGE, ocean penny.

667
Passenger act of New York...

217

and freight rates on the lakes........ 664
NAUTICAL intelligence.. 104, 205, 445, 318, 552, 665 Paint, discovery of a mineral...

660
calculations of distances between New

Pacific, railroad from the Atlantic to the....... 592
York, etc......

445 Produce, nett proceeds of American, in London. 646
New York banking law of 1843............... 107 American, imported into Liverpool... 314

rate of bills on European cities ..... 81 Porto Rico, export and import trade of.......... 641
commerce of the port of...

82

port charges and tariff of.......... 89
imports and exports of, in 1846–7... 82 Paris, description of............

601
imports of Virginia tobacco into.... 211

history of........

602
import and export of hides ......... 211

consumption of............

603
navigation of port of, in 1847....... 209

exports of........

603
passengers arriving at, from 1835 to

manufactures of...........

604
1847... ......

209

insurance regulations of............. 606
tobacco inspections....
210 Pins, manufacture of...........................

564
railroad companies of, authorized to Pearl fishery.................................

565
borrow.......
222 Pilots of New Orleans.........................

551
opening and closing of canals of.... 223 Pratt, Zadock, on commerce of U. States...... 533
tolls of state canals of............. 224 Prices of merchandise fifty years ago.... 454
Mercantile Library Association of... 232 Pencil manufacture.........

444
debts and finances of....... 244 Pittsburgh, steamboat tonnage of...............

332
sales of state stocks of.... ... 248 Potash, method of manufacturing....

320
issues of state stocks of...... 250 Postal regulations of England and the United
prices of state stocks of.....

255
States..................

219
prices of stocks in...................

412
Pennsylvania, Union Canal of..........

99, 543
act relating to passenger vessels at.. 422

condition of banks of....

328
free banks of the state of...

428
coal trade of.........

225
loss of the safety fund by failures of

canal commerce of.., .......... 86
banks of........

430
finances of.....................

204
law of manufacturing corporations. 438 Philadelphia board of trade..............

120, 317
railroads in 1847....

544
trade with the interior...

311
and Philadelphia Railroad fare..... 547

inspections of Quercitron bark..., 307
ships built at the port of, in 1847..., 310

foreign merchandise weighed at... 214

217
passenger act of 1847......

navigation of, from 1787 to 1847.. 215
leading features of banks of........ 78

foreign commerce of.....

213
dividends of banks of....

79
grain measurer's report..

213
Newfoundland, gradual rise above the sea of... 447

and Reading Railroad..

96
fisheries......

530

exports and imports in 1847 of.... 315
Naples, quarantine regulations of........ 218

- Mercantile Library Association... 229
Navigation of Philadelphia from 1787 to 1847.. 215 Poughkeepsie, description of........... 395
Boston in 1847.......

212

real and personal estate of....... 396
New Haven (Eng.) harbor signals of........... 447

agriculture and manufactures of. 396
Needles, manufacture of......

564
census of....

396
Navigation laws of Great Britain....

421 Principal and agent..
New Jersey, manufactures of........

444 Political economy....
finances of the state of........... 212 Potomac River, buoys on......
New Orleans, commerce of the port of......... 313 Population of the U. States, centre of.
pilots and harbor-masters of..... 551 Passages in the life of a merchant.

506
303
New Bedford, exports of oil from....

Partnership...

. 66, 520
ships built in 1847 at...........
647

407
New London, exports of whale oil from....... 303 Partners, rights and capacities of..

522
liabilities of......

523
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effects of dissolution of..

524

256
Ono, finances of....
....... 203 Progress ...

110
river and branches, lengtb of............. 493 Passaic Mining Company...

394
86 Platinum ores, new method of treating.
" hog trade of..............................

manufacture of whiskey from corn in.... 109 Postage on foreign letters.....

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Steam-boilers, safety apparatus for.......

563
QUICKSILVER mines of Idria ......

Steam mail-packet route to China............. 467
108

South Carolina railroad ........
Quercitron bark, inspections at Philadelphia of. 307

......... 100
cotton factories...............

227
Quebec, lumber trade of ....

216
trade of ....

420

progress of manufactures in.... 227
Question, commercial.........

iron works.......

...... 456
Quarantine regulations at

91
ples.............. 218 Spain, new duties at port...
production of silver in.

321
R.
commercial code of

614
Sulphate, chloride of ..........

115
Railroad, canal, and steamboat statistics. 94, 220, Specie, imports and exports of Boston from 1828

331, 431, 510, 662
to 1847......

202
travelling for the million...... 664

coined in the U. S. from 1821 to 1847... 328
corporations, liabilities of ........... 525

movement of ......

633
from the Atlantic to the Pacific...... 592 Stocks, prices of, in New York.......

197
receipts on Boston and Providence... 103

French government..

635
communication between the Pacific
Spotsbjerg, fixed sideral light at......

206
and Mississippi....

467

Schuylkill navigation company, tolls of. 221
statistics of Camden and Amboy.... • • 421 Stanley, Falkland Islands...........

319
Fitchburg........

339 Sweden, regulations for ships bound to.... 317
Baltimore and Susquehannah.. 220
Sugar, imports of, at Hamburgh.........

312
baggage checks....

334
vs. cotton in the south

336
of South Carolina....

100
Slavery vs. manufactures....

322
Uticu ard Schenectady, statistics of .. 331 Slave trade of Brazil....

338
system of the United States.......... 98
Silver, production in Spain of ........

321
iron, improvement in manufacture of . 323 Swin channel, buoy of the heaps in the ........ 337
statistics of Wilmington and Raleigh. 103

spitway, buoys of .....

205
Michigan..
94 Success in business....

340
statistics of the Columbia........ 24 Statistical society for the United States........ 397
Railroads of Alass. in 1840 and 1847... 386, 381, 664 Silk trade, foreign.......

420
of New York, statistics of ......... 544
" goods, British export of

645
from Albany to Buffalo........ 541
Signals at New Haven harbor (Eug.).

447
cost of ...

456
Speculation, commercial...

414
investments in British....

923
St. Clair, lake, commerce of ........

491
comparative fares of, in United States 97 Scythe and fork factory.....

502
state tolls upon....
63 Shot, manufacture of .................

563
Raritan mining and manufacturing company... 560 Shoe trade.......

561
Russia, production of gold in......... 444, 639, 661 Sandford's chancery cases......................

628
of corn in.....

308
Scotland, stamp duties of .

655
import and export trade of

417
Steel, new process for making...

558
Resources of Mexico.....

132
St. Julian, light at fort .....

666
Revenue of France in 1848.....
653 Sandgnte, caution to shipping.....

318
of the United States from 1791 to 1847. 206 Sails, invention for reefing of .................

552
of England, cost of collecting..

559
in Great Britain in 1847-8..

330
Red River and branches, length of

493
Rochester flour trade from 1845 to 1847........ 306 TIMBER duties of Great Britain...

649
Report of the sec'y of the treasury, remarks on.. 181 Taxes of England und Scutland.

655
Tax payers of Boston.....

558
S.
Trade, opposition the life of

568
SMELTING copper, improvement in..

115 Tariff of Canadian duties in 1848.............. 548
Screw-winch, improvement in.......

114 and port charges of Porto Rico.......... 89
Ships, metal plate for sheathing.
109 modification of Mexican......

219
built at Baltimore in 1847....

309 and tonnage dues of Trinidad...........
port of New York in 1847. 309 of port Spain........

91
Ship-building, plans, models, etc. of.... 172 of Jamaica in 1847........

90
in New Bedford......

647 on railroads between Albany and Buffalo 101
Ship-masters, rights of ......

421 Trenton, manufactures of .......
Steamboats on Missouri river.........
102 Trading company of Jesuits........

314
Steamboat tonnage of Pittsburgh.

332
morals of the times....

342
Steam-engine, Schnebly's rotary.....
114 Transatlantic mails....

423
Steamers, voyages of British mail...

222 T'reasury notes at custom-house, New York.... 426
lights for............
318 Torbay, wreck in.......

319
British mail.......
546 Trevose head lights ...

319

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Tampico bar light.........

319 United States, nett revenue of, from 1791 to 1847 206 Tobacco, prices of, in London................ 310

loan of $16,000,000..... German toll on.....

219

exports and imports for five years stocks in New York in 1837 to 1848.. 210

with all nations..............

533 Tea, consumption of, in the United States....., 208

exp't of cotton and other produce. 307 Tennessee, finances of ....

205

imports into France from ....... 504 Trinidad tariff and tonnage dues........... 92

exports from France to......... 505 Tables of dry measures....

113 United Kingdom, income and expenditure of... 654 Trover, actions of ........

403
navigation of

139 Tolls adopted by Schuylkill Navigation Co..... 221

commerce of U. States with.. 413 Usury laws........

669 U.

morality of..

344

Utica and Schenectady Railroad, statistics of.. 540 UNITED STATEs, seat of govern't of, 19, 367, 142, 270 Uruguay, consular regulations of...

120 consular system of.............. 60 Union Canal of Pennsylvania...

99 coinage of mint of.............. 107

tolls collected on...........

.99 comparative fures of railroads in. 97 commercial cities and towns of

V. 164, 395, 157

VOYAGES of British mail steamers........ payments into the treasury of.... 204 Venetian Republic, regulations for

B....... 650 vessels built from 1810 to 1847 in. 193 consumption of tea in.......... 208 export of corn and real from 1791 Wine, champaign, export, etc........

84 to 1847.. 208 Wine trade of France...........

643 imports and exports of, from 1790

of Bordeaux.......

378 to 1847...

.304, 206 Wrecking, vessels engaged in............ 553 population of, from 1790........ 304 Western trade, efforts to secure the ............ 344 whale fishery of.... 302 Whale oil, price of.......

303 debt of, in 1847......

301

fishery of the U. States in 1847......... 302 revenues in 1846 and 1817 of.... 301 Western and Atlantic Railroad.....

95 export and coinage of specie..... 328 Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad............. 103 imports and exports of coin and

Whiskey manufactured in Ohio............... 109 bullion from 1821 to 1847..... 427 Weight of metals, relative.......

115 payments of interest and princi- Washington, city of.............. .367, 142, 270, 219 pal of debt of........

426 increase of tonnage of.. ...... 415

Y. statistical society for the.. 397 Ystad, light-house at Furon and.............. 318

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TO SUBSCRIBERS. The number for June, 1848, closes the Eighteenth semi-annual volume of the MET.CHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL Review. Since the publication of the tenth volume, I have given an alphabetical index to each of the succeeding volumes, silnilar to the present; and have published, in pamphlet form, an index for the TEN FIRST volumes of the work, which will be furnished to subscribers to the whole series, gratis, on application personally, or, by mail, post paid, to the office of the Merchants’ Magazine, 142 Fulton Street, New York.

FREEMAN HUNT,

Editor and Proprietor.

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CONTENTS OF NO. I., VOL. XVIII.

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I. THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.-CHAPTER I.–False im

pressions prevailing in relation to the City of Washington-Mr. Southard's Remark, and its Application--Sessions of Congress, where held prior to 1790-Article of the Constitution providing for a Seat of Government-Discussions in relation to the Place to be Selected-Disadvantages of a Commercial City - Propriety of laying out a City expressly for this purposePosition--Iofluence of the Proposition for Funding State Debts--The Growth of the West anticipated when this Question was Decided-Dr. Paterson's Calculation-Recent Remarks of Senators Calhoun and Allen on "A Centre of Territory," and Influence of Commercial Cities. By J. B. VARNUM, Jan., Esq., of the New York Bar........

19 II. THE LIFE OF MAJOR SAMUEL SHAW, THE FIRST AMERICAN CONSUL AT CANTON. By Charles H. Glover, Esq., of the New York Bar.......

31 III. THE COMMERCIAL CITIES OF EUROPE.-No. 1.-Havre-Location of Havre-Its Gen

eral Appearance-Commercial Establishments of Havre-Causes of Prosperity-Description of the Ports—Roads—Harbor-Basins-Navigation and Foreign Trade-Articles of Export and Import-Whale Fishery-Steamboats--Ocean Steamers between New York and Havre -Ship-building-Facilities for Business........

43 IV.-LIFE INSURANCE: WITH REFERENCE TO PREMIUMS, ETC., OF LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES. By C. F. M'Cay, of the University of Georgia........

49 V. MR. BROOKE, OF SARAWACK, BORNEO. By J. BALESTIER, United States Consul at Singapore.......

56 VI. THE CONSULAR SYSTEM OF THE UNITED STATES-OUTLINES FOR THE REVISION

OF THE CONSULAR SYSTEM OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A Letter from a Consul abroad to the Editor of the Merchants' Magazine.........

60 VII. STATE TOLLS UPON RAILWAYS..

63 VIII. LABOR AND OTHER CAPITAL: THE RIGHTS OF EACH SECURED, AND THE WRONGS OF BOTH ERADICATED. By GODEK GARDWELL......

65 MERCANTILE LAW CASES. Foreign Attachment_Joint Debts-Secret Partnership-Evidence of Foreign Laws-Law Merchant, etc.........

66 COMMERCIAL CHRONICLE AND REVIEW, EMBRACING A FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW OF THE UNITED STATES, ETC., ILLUSTRATED

WITH TABLES, ETC., AS FOLLOWS: The Commercial Embarrassment of England, owing to the Unskilfulness of her Monied Institutions,

Imports and Exports of the United States in 1847– Influence of European Commercial Affairs on this Country-Coinage-Condition of the New York City Banks in August and November, 1847– The Country Banks-Dividends of New York Banks for several Years-List of Failures in Europe to 19th November-Mode of Transacting Business between England and the United States-Rates of Bills of Exchange, etc., etc.....

76-82 VOL. XVIII. NO, I.

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