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HAZARD'S

UNITED STATES

COMMERCIAL AND STATISTICAL

REGISTER,

CONTAINING

DOCUMENTS, FACTS, AND OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION,

ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE

2

HISTORY AND RESOURCES

OF

THE AMERICAN UNION, AND OF EACH STATE:

EMBRACING

COMMERCE-MANUFACTURES-AGRICULTURE-INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS-
BANKS-CURRENCY-FINANCES-EDUCATION, &c. &c.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. V.

FROM JULY 1841, To JANUARY 1842.

Philadelphia:

PRINTED BY WM. F. GEDDES, 112 CHESNUT STREET.

1841.

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US 10105.59

Bright and

INDEX.

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214 294
150
192

75
361

capital employed by banks in

291
ib.
320

234

8 224

32

Kentucky, meeting of stockholders in Philadelphia,
Louisiana, New Orleans condition,
254 Maine, condition of
134 Massachusetts, stability of bank stocks in Boston, 271
144
dividends for 10 years in do. 302 312 329
154 New York, General Banking Law, Comptroller's ex-
position of

191

272

290

important decision respecting
suspended banks, condition of
Safety Fund,
do
320 Ohio, description of stockholders,

294

383 Pennsylvania, bank stocks, depreciation of in Phila-

221

delphia,

377
14

32

250,

253

203

191

7

B

Badger, George E., Secretary of the Navy, letter of
resignation,
Bagby, Governor of Alabama, message of
Bagging, factory in Kentucky, great work at
Baltimore, John Townsend, who laid out the city dies
public meeting at, on railroad orders,
assessment of property in
and Ohio Railroad Report, showing cost,
revenue and expenditure,

BANKS--

Alabama, suit on a bill of exchange, decided at
condition of

77
144

Schuylkill, report,

stocks, fluctuations in Philadelphia in
1841,
134 South Carolina, decision on forfeiture of charter,
198
Governor's message,
13 Tennessee, State Bank, statement,

382
96
356

78 266
311 United States, President Tyler's veto on Fiscal Bank
Bill,

20

act for a Fiscal Bank,

147 189
360
224

President Tyler's veto on Fiscal Cor-
poration Bill,

366

England, quarterly averages from 1832 to 1839,
decisions respecting spurious bank stock in
Georgia, condition of

229
258

416

report of Secretary of the Treasury
on do.,
Bank notes, insolvent, decision respecting payment in
226 Bankrupt Law, Report in Congress on
144
416

on to Chamber of Commerce
Charleston, S. C.
history of, from 1800 to 1840,
passed in 1841,

161 163
184
156

Barclay, James J. address to the Public schools of Pa.
Bayles, Judge, surviving Aid of Washington,
Bee business, extensive

241

United States, assignment of
decision, consolidation
of suits,
appraisers' valuation of assets,
verdict against,

President Tyler's plan of Finance
proposed Fiscal Plan, Bill,

Bell, Hon. John, resigns as Secretary of War,
203 Bergen, N. J., old church in ruins,
321 Biographical sketches-

148

154 382
161

101

269

375

349

229

Abercrombie, Rev. Dr. James, death of
Benjamin, Jonathan, dies,
Blackmar, Ezekiel, dies,
Brevoort Henry,
Buchanan, Gov., dies,
Cornelius, Lewis, dies, giant,

191

270

288

299

111
113

169
323
408

410
178
57

379
120
122
1
328
95
217
101

7
335
76
147 176
363
231

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320 334
215

Cadwalader, Gen. Thomas, dies,
California, wheat introduced from
Canals, cost of transportation on
12 Canal, Erie, number of boats passed locks 1836 to
168
1841,

240

Pennsylvania and Ohio, Company's report,

277

190

224

167

367

229

346
76

246

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147
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269

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arrivals and departures of vessels at, from
1816 to 1840,
Buffaloes, a drove leaves Illinois for N. Y.
Bunker, Capt. Elihu, builds first steamboat on Long
Island Sound,
Bunker Hill, battle, survivors of
Burial Ground, Congressional at Washington, de-
scribed,

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Cargo, a large

205
336

Caroline, steamer, President's notice of
110 Catholic College at Fordham

14
Bishop, first consecration of a, at Philada.
235 Cattle, mortality of, in Maryland,
190 Cave, the Mammoth, described,
224

59

61

63

289

302 312 329
314
335

92

144
198

198

205

263

271

272

C

Cabinet, the dissolved
letters of resignation,
new, formed,

commerce at Cleveland,

Lehigh

Delaware and Hudson

335

253

cost and revenue of New York

land and water carriage of wheat compared
Erie, facts &c., respecting low water in

date of closing, each year, 1825 to 1842,
Cannon foundry, remarks on
Governor, of Tennessee dies,

176

187 188 217

189

remarkable discovery of a, in Connecticut,?
Census of Pittsburg and Allegheny cities,

comparative, between New York and Phila-
delphia,

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of the United States, showing the number,
sex, employments, deaf and dumb, blind,
schools &c., 1840,
232 corrected 396
tables showing comparative views of the sexes
in the United States &c.,
330 334 367
of United States, epitome of
222

of Maryland as corrected by re-taking of
Montgomery county,

of United States, as corrected by additions
to Maryland,

Cereal grains of New York, compared with Great
Britain and France,
Charleston S. C., heavy rains at

assize of bread in

expenses of taking to, market
China sends tobacco to France
Church, of Bergen N. J. in ruins
an old, in Hingham, Mass.
Cincinnati, newspapers published in, compared with
London and Paris

395
184
287

381 Circular of Post Office Department to special agents

79 Civil list, expenditures from 1829 to 1840

Claims on Mexico, allowed
Cleveland, commerce of

200
201
314
366

flour and wheat received at, from 1838 to
1841
Coal trade of Glamorganshire canal,
discovered in Cattaraugus co.

214

trade, of Delaware and Hudson Canal, from
1829 to 1840

great riot at

fresh raisins, singular fact

225

226 Coal and iron discovered in Hancock, Pa.
290
copper discovered in Wisconsin
analysis of West India

and iron Shamokin Company, history of
Rhode Island

trade, effect of monopoly in England
315 Cochineal insect, found in quantities in Louisiana

272

171

80

126

145

146

158

164

175

176

350

381

388

221

255

369

100

336

43

136
228
14

168

395

396

254

147

184

379
382

247 262
262

140

101

277

279

168

179

314

349

90

79

146

190
80
138

164

198

214

229

230

247

256

121

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