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INDUSTRIAL RESOURCES, ETC.,

OF THE

SOUTHERN AND WESTERN STATES :

EMBRACING A VIEW OF THEIR

COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS,

SLAVE AND FREE LABOR, SLAVERY INSTITUTIONS,

PRODUCTS, ETC.. OF TIIE SOUTH,

Together with

HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL SKETCHES OF THE DIFFERENT STATES AND CITIES OF

THE UNION-STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURES,
FROM THE EARLIEST PERIODS, COMPARED WITII OTIIER LEADING POWERS—THE
RESULTS OF THE DIFFERENT CENSUS RETURNS SINCE 1790, AND RETURNS OF THE
CENSUS OF 1850, ON POPULATION, AGRICULTURE AND GENERAL INDUSTRY, ETC.,

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PUBLISHED AT THE OFFICE OP DE BOW'S REVIEW,

MERCHANTS' EXCHANGE, NEW-ORLEANS;
79 JOHN STREET, New-York ; AND Easr BAY AND BROAD STREETS, CHARLESTOS

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The paper on the Early History of Mississippi, page 21, is from the pen of the Hon. J. M. Chilton ; that on Maryland, by R. G. Barnwell, Esq.; on Missouri and North Carolina, by Prof. Duncan ; on the Mexican Republic, Hon. Joel R. Poinsett ; Mexican Mines, Brantz Mayer; Manufacturing Industry, 101, Senator James, of R. I. ; NewYork, T. P. Kettell; Negro Slavery, Chancellor Harper and Hon. J. H. Hammond ; Negro Laws of the South, Hon. J. B. O'Neal ; Negro Diseases, Dr. Cartwright; Negro Life Insurance, Dr. J. C. Nott; Pennsylvania, A. W. Ely, M. D. ; Rice, R. W. Allston, of S. C., &c.

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(FOR GENERAL

INDEX

SEE

END OF

VOLUME 111.)

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Mississippi River-Its Sources, Mouth and Valley; the Balize, Etc.....

1

The Great Importance of Improving it, Etc....

10

Deposits and Changes at the Mouth.

17

BASIN..

20

Mississippi-Early History of the State.

21

A Sketch of the General Character, Soil, Climate, Productions, Emigration, Pros-

pects, Etc....

41

MissISSIPPI-Resources of..

45

MARYLAND-Historical Events, Government, Resources, Improvements, Commerce, City of

Baltimore, Etc....

45

MAINE-Its Early History, Physical Aspect, Agricultural and Mineral Resources, Commerce,

Manufactures, Government, Finances, Population, Schools, Colleges, Etc..

53

Missouri- History, Government, Courts, Boundaries and Surface, Natural Productions and

Climate, Rivers, Towns, Mineral Resources, Internal Improvements, Population, Educa-

tion, Etc., Etc..

56

MASSACHUSETTS-Her Productive Energies and Spirit....

67

MOBILE-Commerce of 1850-51.

76

Topography, Sanitary Condition and Vital Statistics.

78

Statistical History of..

79

MOLASSES, U. S. 1851...

80

MEMPHIS, Tenn...

80

CONVENTION, 1845.

81

1849.

82

MINNESOTA....

83

MEXICAN REPUBLIC..

85

Mines and Mineral Resources..

92

Mexico- Products of sugar, Cotion, Rice and Indigo...

99

MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY-Theory of Manufactu res, their Progress, Origin and Growth of

Cotton Manufactures in all Countries, U. S. Manufactures, and Southern Manufactures.... 101

MANUFACTURES-Inducements for, in the South and West..

107

Influence of, on the Growth of Cities..

121

Progress of Cotton Manufactures in the U.S..

123

Extension of Cotton and Wool Factories at the South.

124

Relative Cost of Stearn and Water Power...

128

MANUFACTURE of Shoes at the South...

130

MANUFACTURES OF GREAT BRITAIN--Their Progress in ('otton, Wool, Flax and Linen, Silk,

Etc, with Productions and Persons Employed...

131

New-ORLEANS...

135

Custoin-House Revenues since 1801.

139

Vital Statistics of...

141

142

Imports from the Interior, from 1840 to 1851.

143

Exports of Flour, Purk, Bacon, Beel, Lard, Whisky, Corn, Etc.

144

Cotton and Tobacco..

144

Sugar and Molasses.

145

Arrival of Ships, Barques, Steainers, Etc.

145

Compared with New-York...

145

Commercial Statistics.

146 & 149

Vital statistics, Mortality, Etc., from 1785..

148

Prices of Commodities, Etc., for Different Years..

152

Importance of Increasing her Foreign Commerce-Her Banking Capital.

152

New.YORK-Commercial Growth and Greatness of New-York-Position of City; Origin of

New York, Early History, Advances, Improvements, Population, Resources, Commerce,

Prospects...

154

New-YORK--Commerce..

163

Value of Real and Personal Estate.

164

NORTH CAROLINA-Colonial Revolutionary and Subsequent History, Physical Condition, Pro-

duction, Industry and Resources, Population, Towns, Education, Sects, Courts, Canals, Rail.

Roads..

164

NORTH CAROLINA-Its Resources, Manufactures, &c...

182

Improvements....

183

NASHVILLE, Tenn....

185

NAVIGATION-Ship-Building in the U. S., but more particularly in the West.

185

The Merchant Fleets and Navies of the World.

187

Vessels Built in U. S. since 1915.

194

Tonnage of U.S...

195

NEGRO MANIA–The Negro and other Races of Men.

197

SLAVERY-Memoir on, by Chancellor Harper, prepared for, and read before the Socie-

ty for the Advancement of Learping of South Carolina...

205

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