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MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT, A. M.,

MEXEER OF THE NEW YORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN
AND LONDON STATISTICAL SOCIETIES; MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY ;
HONORARY MEMBER OF THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS OF NEW
YORX, PHILADELPHIA, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, LOUISVILLE,

CHARLESTON, AND CIXCINNATI, ETC.

VOLUME TWENTY-NINE.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1855.

New York:
PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.

1853.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO TUE TWENTY-NINTH VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS'MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

J. P. Brown, Esq., of the United States Legation at Constantinople.
M. S. Dumon, late Minister of Finance in France.
Charles F. DURANT, Esq., of New Jersey.
R. B. Forbes, Esq., of Massachusetts.
John M. FORREST, Esq., of Oregon.
J. Gardner, Esq., Merchant, of Rio de Janeiro.
Mr. Joseph F. GREENOUGH, of New York, late of Georgia.
Enoch Hale, Jr., Esq., of New York.
JAMES P. Kirkwood, Esq., Civil Engineer, of New York.
Dexter F. PARKER, Mechanic, of Massachusetts.
WILLIAM S. PRICE, M. D.
Richard Smith, Esq., of Ohio.
J. E. SNODGRASS, A. M., M. D.
Hon. Caleb Stetson, of Massachusetts.
Richard Sulley, Esq., of Indiana.
L W. Tenelli, Esq., of Oporto.
Freeman Hunt, Editor and Proprietor.

INDEX TO VOLUME XXIX.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1853.

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498

634

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624

218

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740

739

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| Bank of England, some of its operations .... 612
Act of Minois relating to banking ....

specie and bullion in ..... 83
Act of Ohio to create and regulate railroad

notes, fac sim. by means of photography 738
companies ........

" dividends in Boston.......
Act relative to savings banks in N. York city

Banks of England and France, position of... 217
and Kings county........................ 479 6 in Conn., resources and liabilities of..
Act, customs, of Sandwich Islands..........

of New Orleans, condition of ....
Act of Louisiana relating to colored seamen. 232

in Ohio, condition of all in Aug. 1653. 598
Act incorporating fire insurance cos. in NY. 331

in the city of New York, condition of.

356
Act of Michigan relative to mining corp'rat'ns 385

and banking in Brazil ....

221
Action to recover excess of duties paid under

of Ohio, condition of ............ 352
protest.................................. 203

of the United States, condition of ....
Action for trespass, application for injunction 452

of South Carolina, condition of...... 736
Action to recover value of ship's boats ..... 716

or New Orleans, condition of....
Adulterated drugs, treas, circular relating to. 109 46 in New York, sixpenny savings..
Agent, liability of commission......

720 16 London chartered ...............
Agriculture, statistics of........146, 259, 511, 770

Banking law of Louisiana, synopsis of ......
* statistics of Ohio .........

* free, of Florida..........
Agricultural productions of England .....

system of New Hampshire ........:
statistics of New Hampshire.... 262 6 journal of .....89, 213, 348, 470, 596, 730

productions of the Canadas.... Bankruptcy, what is an action of .
Algerie, cultivation of cotton in ............?

law of....
Alhncemas light, coast of Barbary...

Bayona Islands, lights of the .....
Alterations of bank notes, remedy for.

Belgium, electric tel., South Foreland to....
Amazon, opening of navigation of.

Bill of lading, action relating to.....
American jewelry, character of ....

Bills of exchange in Great Britain and Ireland
sewing machines in Scotland

circulation of............
clocks for China..

Bonnet, the purchase of a baby's ...........
seas, fisheries ol.....

Book trade........... 139, 267, 395, 525, 651, 777
Appraisement of imported mdse. in U.

| Books and booksellers, English....... 518
Aqueducts and city sewerage.......

Boston, dividends of manufacturing stocks in
Arab honesty ......................

" on railroad stocks in...... 247
Arkansas, zinc and manganese mines of.... | Boston, finances and property of....
Arosa, lighthouse on leland of ........

" banks, dividends ...............
Assets, insolvent debtors assigument of ..... Brazil, banks and banking in....

221
Associations, mercantile library....

Brazil, cultivation of coffee in ...

771
Austria, statistics of finances of, from 1845-53

Breach of contract.........

456
Australia, field for manufactures in......... 09 Breadstuffs, foreign exports of..........
and California, of the discoveries of British ports, statistics of trade of ...

107
gold in.....

and North American steamships, tot-
Australian gold fields, products of..........

nage and power of.....
Australia, Bass's Strait...

railway wonders of 1850..
mining law in..

woolen manufactures....

256
progress of railroads in

tariff, alterations in the ...

367
colonial expenditures ....
* post-otice department, statistics of .. 776
Brooklyn, value of real estate in 1852-53....

mortality of the population of.... 127
Bag-loom, and new shuttle motion.......... 132 Buenos Ayres, currency of ............. 612
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, history of .

Buffalo, trade and commerce of..

203
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, progress of ... 700 Bullion in Bank of England....
Baltic sea, regulations of light in

Business men wanted............

641
Bank note counterfeits and alterations--their

religion in............
remedy ................................. 72

how to improve a......

521
Bank bills, loss of, in a series of years....... 596

how to prosper in.....

515
circulation in Wisconsin.............

474
the fast man of................

394
* of Charleston in 1853, condition of.... 356

energy in ..........

775
of England in 1852, operations of the.. 470

of Baltimore and Ohiv railroad....

634

... 230

503

649

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