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TO THE TWENTY-EIGHTH VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS'MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

D. M. BALFOUR, Merchant, of Massachusetts.
G. M. Bell, Esq., Secretary of the Bank of Australia in London, Author of

Works on Banking, &c.
J. P. Brown, Esq., of the Legation of the United States at Constantinople.
WILLIAM J. CLARKE, Controller of the State of North Carolina.
A. F. CARMA, Esq., of Wisconsin.
E. H. DERBY, Esq., of Massachusetts.

EDWARDS, Esq., of Massachusetts.
CHARLES GRAEBE, Esq., U. S. Consul at Frankfort on the Maine.
Rev. T. W. HIGGINSON, A. M., of Massachusetts.
Enoch HALE, Jr., of New York.
SAMUEL HARRIS, Esq., of Maine.
Rev. J. T. HENDRICK, of Clarksville, Tennessee.
David R. JAQUES, Esq., of the New York Bar.
DEMING JARVIS, Esq., Manufacturer, of Massachusetts.
B. LAWRENCE, Geologist of Arkansas.
STEPHEN P. LEEDS, Geologist, of New York.
C. F. M-CAY, LL. D., of the University of Georgia.
M. F. MAURY, LL, D., of the National Observatory, at Washington.
E. MERIAM, Esq., of New York.
George D. Prentiss, Esq., of Kentucky.
WM. S. Price, M. D., of Alabama.
Hon. BENJAMIN F. PORTER, of Porterville, Alabama.
E. W. STOUGHTON, Esq., of the New York Bar.
John Milton STEARNS, Esq., of Massachusetts.
C. D. STUART, Esq., of New York.
J. W. Scott, Esq., of Ohio.
CHARLES STEARNS, Professor of Geology, of New York.
CHARLES WHITTLESEY, Esq., of Missouri.

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INDEX TO VOLUME XXVIII.,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1853.

288

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PAGE Act of U. S. relating to vessels built of wood 245

Banks, statistics of New York city..

55

of New Orleans, condition of. ...490, 613 Act of N. Y. in regard to bills out of State 731

the new French

494 Act to prevent fraud upon Treasury of U.S. 619 of New Hampshire, condition of.... 360 Act of Ohio relating to railroad bonds...... 620 chartered in South Carolina.... 105 Action on note discounted at usurious rate.. 336

account of London Action on a promissory note....

207
of Savannah

103 Action to recover goods obtained under

of Massachusetts, condition of. 353 fraudulent representations

206

in South Carolina, statistics of 220 Advice to business men..

393

making and receiving deposits in.... 226 Alabama, codification and law reform in.... 67 of Rhode Island, statistics of railroads in

637
organized under free law...

104 finances of ...

105
contempt of the

522 Albany, N. Y., lumber trade of... 366 Banking in Minois....

611 real and personal wealth of.. 231

in New Jersey.

219 Argentine Confederacy, regulations of the... 244

in State of N. York, statistics of 348 Republic, Commerce, &c., of the. 615 Arkansas debt, finance and property of...... 100

journal of.....94, 219, 345, 484, 600, 725

in Cincinnati, how carried on...... 736 coal fields of.... 646 Bankruptcy, law of

439 Assay office, law establishing in New York : 600 Belgium, trade between U. S. and

634 Assignment by debtor in failing circumstances 329 Bell's Dictionary of Banking... Australia, freights to.....

496 Bill in equity to settle claims under a will... 71 product of gold fields of.

254 Bills of Exchange on California, damage on . 491 permanency of gold fields of..... 380 Biography, mercantile

185 production of gold in.. 106 Blacking, origin of Day's..

..393, 777 labor market in

778 Book Trade ...........137, 146, 395, 523, 653, 779 Australian gold mines

122 Boston Insurance Companies, statistics of... 345

imports and exports of specie at..... 231

shipring arrived and cleared.. 239 B. debt and finances of

232 merchants and men ..

129 Bacon, prices of, at Baltimore

179
trade and Commerce of ..

743 Bahamas, light on Turks Island.. 369 Bottomry bond-advance on freight.

335 Baltimore and Onio Railroad, statistics of... 640 Brazilian diamond discoveries

512 trade and Commerce of, in 1852 .. 169 Brazils, steam to the...

759 vessels admeasured at, in 1852.... 236 Brazilian slave trade

775 vessels arrived at...

482 Breadstuffs, Baltimore inspections of.. 235 stock market in 1852

487

passing locks at Rochester...... 407 banks, condition of... 225 Bricks, steam factories for

770 assessment of property in. 737 ! Bristol railway shares, leading

755 Bangor, Me., lumber surveyed at 483 British Provinces, reciprocity with.

275 Bank capital, circulation, &c., in U.S....... 101 East India and China trade

365 of England, gold weighed in..

610
railway trafic

384 # charters, expiration of.....

104
census of 1841 and 1851.

250 notes stolen, of.....

737
and foreign shipping..

627 “ returns, publication of, in New York . 734 Brooklyn, N. Y., city debt of...........

232 Banks of Ohio, condition of.... 360 Budget, Samuel, biography of

188 PAGE

651

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Buffalo, lake imports at, in 1852.. .627, 743 Cotton, consumption in Great Britain of .... 135
trade and Commerce of, in 1852.. 301

and other manufactures of Russia .. 255
Business men, advice to

393

trade, review and statistics of....... 40
girl

521
machine for packing.....

515
Baying on trust

manufactures, exports from U. S. of. 742
Counting-house, Bible in the.....

775
Cuba, article on Commerce, &c., of......... 147
C.
changes in tariff of

240

Currency, journal of....94, 219, 345, 484, 600, 725
California, damage on bills of exchange in .. 491 Curtis, James L., sketch of...

323
age, nativity, &c., of Legislature of 518 Credit to whom credit is due..

392
trade, suggestions for merchants in 244 Creditors, attaching commission merchants. 337
debt of

100 Creditors, assignment of prop'ty for benefit of 209
marble and lime quarry in....... 254
laws relating to debt of

609

D.
16
rate of interest on money in.....

489
Caloric ship Ericsson, account of... 164 Danube, Commerce in 1851

82
Canada, railroads of
389 Dearborn, H. A.S., biography of

60
Canada, trade and Commerce of.
744 Debt of the city of St. Louis

106
Canal statistics... ....107, 257, 383, 501, 637, 753 of European States.

95
Commerce of Rochester ....

116, 503
6 and finances of Kentucky

229
Canals and railroads, cost of..

507
New York City.

230
Cape of Good Hope, sunken rock..

751
66 of California

100
Capital for the young merchant

777

“ releasing security for judgment.... 588
Capital of banks in Philadelphia...

106
and finances of the States.

434
invested in railways in France ......

505

“ abolition of laws for collection of...... 650
Cargo, owners of vessels and shippers of .... 462 Debtor, discharge in South Carolina of a ...

209
Castor oil for candles
768 Delaware, manufactures of....

512
Champagne,manufacture and consumption of 381 Deposits in banks, mode of making

226
Change, scarcity of small...
487 Diamond discoveries in Brazil

512
Channel of the Bay of Smyrna.. ..... 128 Dividends of banks in Philadelphia

106
Charter Party, action of covenant upon ..... 583 Docks, shipping of the Liverpool in

483
Chicago, breadstuffs received at ..
363 Dubuque, irade and Commerce of...

632
and Illinois river and canal....... 362
railroad communication with...... 637
trade and growth of in 1852 557

E.
China trade, British East India and

365
China, American Commerce with ..........

East India and Pacific trade of the U.S..... 367

629
British trade with

Egypt, Commerce of .
745

519
Cincinnati, Hamilton, and Daytoh R. R..115,736

Emigrants arrived at Quebec..

613
Claim for loss on purchase of land....

Emigration, finances of British
207
from the Clyde

519
Cleveland, Ohio, coal trade of...

516
Clothing trade, tricks in the.......

644
from Liverpool in 1852..

417

to the West, European... 518
Clyde, emigration from the
519

248
Coal received at Port Richmond.

to port of New York.

384
“ statistics of anthracite and Cumberland 144 England, increase of factories in..

English money market. ...

647
4 trade of Cleveland, Ohio

516
history of railroads of.

531
* receipts of, at Philadelphia

367
* fields of Arkansas

Ericsson, account of caloric ship...

164
646
Ericsson's engine, making of..

259
* Beaver county cannel

382
* trade, progress of the Pennsylvania.... 256 Exchequer, the English....

Erie Canal, statistics of the.....

386

104
“ prices of, at Rondout...

745
Codification and law reform in Alabama ....

Exports, see name of port, state, county, etc.

67
Coffee plant, a substitute for ....

520
Coinage law of U.S., provision of the....... 735

F.
Collection of debts, abolition of laws for 651
Collins and Cunard steamships, passages of . 257 Factories in England, increase of.........

.... 647
Commerce, bearing of physical circumstances Factories, rights of .....

717
upon ....

548 Finance, journal of ....94, 219, 345, 484, 600, 725
Commerce of France in 1852.
621 Finances of the European States.

94
of San Francisco in 1852
629 Finance, debt, &c., of Arkansas

100
of the Danube, statistics of...... 81 Financial history of reign of Louis Philippe. 659
46
of Buffalo in 1852..

301 Fire-proof buildings erected in S. Francisco. 251
of the Ottoman Empire : 291 Fire, protection against..

390
of the Island of Porto Rico 361 Flax, improvement in its treatment......... 774
of New Bedford
480 Florida, salt of

416
effects of war upon .....
520 Florida Coast, vessels wrecked on

247
sermon of......

659 Flour, inspection in New Hampshire of..... 495
Commercial cities and towns of U.S.
48 “ inspection at Baltimore of.

173
transaction, a funny...

521

from New York and Western States.. 481
chronicle and review, 73, 210, 339. Fortune made by an act of kindness, a ...... 393
466, 593, 719 Forbes' new rig for ships

751
regulations. 86, 240, 370, 495, 615,746 France, trade of the United Kingdom with.. 623
statistics ...81,233, 361, 473, 615,738 usury in ......

607
integrity..

776
Commerce of, in 1852

621
Compasses, adjustment in iron ships of 246

capital of railways in.

505
Connecticut, banks organized and law
of.... 104 new banks of.

494
condition of Savings banks of.. 227 snail trade in..

394
Conscience in the counting-room..

19

import of precious metals iuto.. 732
Consular system of United States.

and England, Commerce compared. 745
Corporations, securities of

771
gold coinage of

732
Cost of railroads and canals, comparative.

507
railways of....

755

66

... 612

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Fraud, stock obtained by

365
French manufactures......

.................. 590 Iron, production, price, etc., of Scotch

125
“ furnaces of Maryland

177
Freight, insurance upon..

464
Freights, recoverable in quantity, etc..

4 wrought, new process of manufacturing 381
465 American railroad..

382
to Australia
496 4 how it is manufactured

764
4 receipts of, at Cleveland

757
G.

247
Islands, King William group of

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106

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44

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Galena, bank of

106
Genos, steamers between New York and.... 759
German railroads, extent of...

758 Journal of merc'tile law, 71, 201, 329, 458, 583, 709
Zoll-Verein, trade and Commerce of 738 of mining and manufactures, 117, 252, 373
Germany, progress of railroads in

407

508, 641, 760
Glass, manufacture of ...119, 252, 379, 513
Glass, manufacture and origin of.

769

K.
Gold mines of New South Wales

647
how to tell.....
Kentucky, condition of banks of...

491
643
debt and finances of.....

229
mines, the Australian

122
weighed in Bank of England...

Key West wreckers, vessels assisted by 247

610
and silver in Bank of England

614
* separator, Buffum's...

124

L.
* dust shipped from San Francisco. 493
depreciation in value of

493

Lake Ontario, varieties in the level of....... 636
receipts of at port of New York.. 494

Lake Commerce of Toledo in 1852.... 474
receipts of in Great Britain...

229
Landlord and tenant.

589, 463
mines, product of the Australian ...... 254 Latitude, &c., on west coast of U. s... 500
production in Australia of ..
Law reform in Alabama

67
fields of Australia

380
6 of bankruptcy

439
dust, shipments at San Francisco of::: 930 Lawrence, Amos, the benevolent merchant.: 265
coinage of France, England, and U. 8.: 732 Lead, prices of, at Galena

766
bricks-ingots...,

737
45 mining, profits of ...

770
digging, realities of..

770

Learning the currency in a small way..
ingots, 18sued by the U. S. Mint...:::: 725 Liabilities of advertisers to newspapers. 461
Great Britain, income and expenditure of...: 601 Light house and beacon at Stornoway 127
expenditure of institutions in. 610

houses of Scotland...

126
consumption of cotton in ......135

fixed on Point Bolivar

499
receipts of gold in....

229
u revolving, on Turks Island

369
revenue, &c., of...

487
Lights, Bird Island, South Africa

368
gold coinage of

732
on coast of Norway.

750
Gutta percha, method of procuring.

125
Liverpool premiums of insurance

618
emigration from..

517
shipping of the docks in 1851-52. 483
London banks, account of ..

288
Lowell, manufactures of.....

702
Harlem Railroad, receipts of the..... 384

Louisville, imports, and duties collected at.. 364
Havana, merchants and shopkeepers in.... 522

Lumber trade of Albany....

366
statistics of Commerce of.... 480

survey at Bangor of

483
Hides, imports into port of New York of.... 237
History of English Railways....

531

M.
Hog trade of the West, statistics of
Holyhead pilotage regulations.....

635 Machine for making paper bags..... 652
Honesty of a colored clothes dealer..

771 Mackenzie's law of partnership in England . 326
Hotel keepers, liability for loss of money, &c. 460 Mackerel and other fish inspected in Mass... 238
Hotels, New York ...

58

fishing in Gulf or St. Lawrence.... 130
Hungary, market for women in.

134
price in Baltimore of....

172
Madder, new method of preparing.

382
Maine, debts and finances of

484
I.
Manufacturers of boiler iron..

510
Magufactures of Paris.......

404
Minois, banking in
611 Manufactures, investments in

256
Imports, see name of port, state, county, etc. Marble and lime quarry in California 254
Indiana, condition of banks of..
733 Marbles, description of American

509
Indigo, how it is prepared ..

768 Marine disasters on the Lakes....... 261
Indorsers-notice of protest..

335 Mariners, notices to....
Industry of Paris .....

368, 499, 634
403 Maryland, iron furnaces of.

177
Industrial progress of Michigan
123 Massachusetts, statistics of banks of

353
Insurance, premiums at Liverpool of.

618

operations of R. R. 638
conditions of a fire policy.

462

financial condition of... 486
companies, N. Y., fire & marine.. 57

shoemaking in.......

512
case in Montreal
205 Maury's sailing directions....

246
action on policy of .............. 203 Merchant, suicide of a London

266
marine

464
and the statesman..

394
companies, statistics of Boston... 345

an accomplished Irish

131
fire, decision of case

336
the true interest of the.

19
Investing trust funds in railroud stock 759

ship owner, the career of a.... 136
lowe, debt and finance of ...

Amos Lawrence, the benevolent. 265
Irish merchant, the accomplished

131
the true...

357
Irish produce imported into Great Britain... 623 Merchants, street...

391
Iron trade of Scotland....

515
and men, Boston..

129
* manufacture on Cumberland river of .. 644

lecture for rich ..

135
ll notice to manufacturers of boiler...... 510

home in Philadelphia...

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775

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Mercantile usage, case touching .

458 Oil, prices of sperm and whale....... 365
law cases ...71, 201, 329, 458, 583, 709 Old bank note, discovery of.

136
miscellanies 129, 264, 390, 520, 699, 771 Ontario, rise and fall of lake.

696
usage...

778 Opium trade, Dr. Allen on the...... .264, 774
and maritime laws of England 778 Oitoman Empire, Commerce of ..

294
Merchandise purchased but not paid for .... 715
Messina, regulations of port of

240
Mexico, tariff of, 'alterations in

498

P.
Mexico, silver mines in.......

763
Michigan, financial condition of
484 Pacific whaling business

629
industrial progress of
123 Paris, the manufactures of

403, 760
Milk trade of New York

682 Partners, liability in public companies of.... 586
Mining and manufactures, journal of, 117, 252, Partnership, Mackenzie's law of..

326
373, 508, 691, 760
liabilities of ....

337
Mining, first in North America

117 Passenger, ejecting from railroad cars, & ..., 589
Mining share list, Lake Superior .

765 Pearl, brief mention of mother of..... 522
in England and the United States ... 641 Pearl fisheries of the Pacífic...

776
Mint regulations of United States ..
601 | Pennsylvania, debt and resources of

359
Missouri, credit of State lent to railroads.... 640

cannel coal....

382
production of wine in

123

relief notes of banks in..... 357
railroad law ....

759

length and cost of State works 504
Molasses, import into Portland of

474

railroad, large tunnel on the.. 263
importations into Baltimore of ... 178

condition of all banks of..... 602
Money enough to break on......

394 Peru, treaty between United States and .... 86
evils of lending

778 Peruvian banks.....
Philadelphia, cap. and dividends of banks in 106

receipts of coal and wood at.. 367
N.

shipping of......
Plank roads, rates of toll on.

758
Naples, light
at port in gull of
127 Point Bolivar, fixed light at.

499
lights at entrance of harbor of 634 Policies of insurance (law case)

203
Nashua, N. H., manufactures of
373 Population, statistics of...

.248, 517
Nautical intelligence ..126, 246, 368, 499, 634, 750

of England, Wales, and Ireland. 250
Netherlands, commercial treaty bel. U.S. and 616

of New South Wales..

249
New York, milk trade of

682

of European states......... 94
receipts of railroads in city of... 757

of Chicago

559
bank notes issued out of Siate... 731

center of the United States 519
import of hides into port of 237

Urban ....

251
debt and finances of state of.... 486 Pork, prices of, at Baltimore

179
imports into the port of... 481 Porto Rico, Commerce of..

361
ship building at port of 255 Portland, Me., import of molasses into. 474
expiration of bank charters in... 104 Postage from U. $. to for. countries, rates of 746
description and statistics of ... 48 Pot rock at Hell Gate...........

499
tonnage from foreign ports at.... 631 Principal and agent, factors' acts
city, debt and finances of... 230 Promissory note, action on a...

207
commerce, &c., of........... 48 Property in the several States, U. S.... 103
statistics of railroads of.

501
and natural wealth

193
prices of stocks in 1852
611 Protection against fire

390
law establishing an assay office in 600 Providence, R. I., trade and commerce of... 630
exports from to foreign ports 217 Prussia, cotton and other manufactures of
steamships of port of.

385
receipts of gold at..

494
statistics of banks in State of.... 348

Q.
emigration to port of

519
railroads in the State of.....

Quebec, emigrants arrived at..

262
imports of dry goods into..
city tax for 1853..

105

R.
city, specie in banks of..

98
New Orleans, condition of banks 490, 613,726, 728 Railroad tickets, loss of by passenger......

336
Chamb. of Com., regulations of 370

law of New York, aotion on. 201
New Hampshire, inspection of flour in...... 495

statistics.....107, 257, 383, 501, 637, 753
scythes manufactured in... 125

communication with Chicago 637
condition of banks of.. 360

companies,

consolidation in N.Y.of 734
New Jersey, financial condition of ..., ... 485 Railroads, liability of ...

719
zinc and Franklinile.........

315
of Canada......

389
banking in...

of Massachusetts, statistics of..... 638
New Bedford, Mass , Commerce of

480

safety of, in foreign countries 390
New South Wales, population of

249
revenue from city

384
gold mines of

647
credit of State lent to..

640
Niagara Falls, panorama of......

772

in Virgiaia, progress of
Norfolk, Va, issue of small notes at....

traffic of British

384
North Carolina, property, taxes, &c., of 97

history of English....

531
value of copper mines of ... 769

of U. States, full statistics of...... 107
mining in....

767
in the United States

260
North Pacific whale fishery.

364 Reciprocity with the British Provinces ..... 275

Regulations of N. Orleans Chamber of Com. 370
0.

for port of Messina...

240

of the Argentine Republic 244
Ohio, condition of banks of.
360 Relief notes of banks in Pennsylvania

357
act relating to railroad bonds of 620 Revenue of Virginia.....

102
* taxable property of, and its increase .. 727

European States

96
" public works of ....

754
Great Britain in 1852.

487

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