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MERCHANTS MAGAZINE

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COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

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CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT,

EDITOR OF THE LIBRARY OF COMMERCE, ETC.; 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 YORK, PHILA-

DELPHIA, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, LOUISVILLE, CHARLESTON, AND

CINCINNATI, ETC.

VOLUME TWENTY-FOUR.

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1851.

New York:

PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.

1851.

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STEPHEN P. ANDREWS, Esq., of New York.
George Bacon, Esq., Manufacturer, of New York.
David M. BALFOUR, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.
SAMUEL BEMAN, Esq., of New York.
WILLIAM H. BOGART, Esq., Clerk of the New York State Senate.
J. C. COCHRANE, Esq., Couriselor at Law, of Rochester, New York.
T. F. Cram, Captain United States Topographical Corps of Engineers.
E. H. DERBY, Esq., of Massachusetts.
THOMAS O. Dorr, Esq., of the New York Bar.
PROFESSOR JAMES FErguson, of the National Observatory, Washington.
Hon. A. C. FLAGG, late Controller of the State of New York.
THOMAS R. Foster, Esq., Merchant, of New York.
Hon. M. R. H. GARNETT, of Virginia.
WILLIAM A. GLIDDON, Esq., late acting American Consul at Cairo, Egypt.
David R. JAQUES, Esq., of the New York Bar.
A. B. JOHNSON, Esq., President of the Ontario (Branch) Bank—Author of "

Treatise on Banking, etc."
Hon. George P. Marsh, Minister of the United States at Constantinople.
THOMAS PROSSER, Esq., Manufacturer, of New York.
M. D. L. Rodet, of the Paris Chamber of Commerce.
A. R. RIDER, Esq., of the New York Bar,
J. S. Ropes, Esq., Merchant, of Massachnsetts.
GEORGE R. RUSSELL, LL. D, Merchant, of Massachusetts.
J. W. Scott, Esq., Counselor at Law, of Ohio.
Hox. E. G. SQUIER, late Minister of the United States to Central America.
Hon. F. O. J. SMITH, of Maine.
RICHARD SULLEY, Esq., of New York.
Hon. GEORGE TUCKER, late Professor in the University of Virginia, and
FREEMAN Hunt, Editor and Proprietor of the Merchants' Magazine, etc.

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INDEX TO VOL. XXIV.,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1851.

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559

227

A.
Banks of Massachusetts, statistics of

603
Abuse of the credit system. ...

133
condition of South Carolina...

240
Act of United States, regulating appraisement

bullion, &c, of, iu Europe

248
of merchandise...

479
of State of South Carolina..

496
to provide for inspection of flour in s. C. 366

condition of New York..

211
reducing rates of postage, &c., in U.S... 481

of Pennsylvania, condition of..

728
* of New York, passenger...

753

condition of, in different sections of
4
in relation to life insurance 755

the Union...

732
Adroit bank clerk

Banking, Journal of....91, 233, 384, 486, 598, 727
Adulteration of coffee and pepper.

395
new feature of British.

104
Adulterations in trade...

782
in Maine and Indiana.

392
Adulterated drugs and medicines.

130
practical ..

391
Advertising, the philosophy of

394
capital of Pennsylvania..

611
Africa, Western, trade and commerce of

220

increase of, in Pennsylvania. 247
African sla ve trade, decline of....

630
Bankruptcy in England, statistics of.

752
Agency, mercantile.....
46 Barcelona, pawnbroking in.

132
Agents and commission merchants

slave trade

650
Almaden, new quicksilver mining company. 771 Beef cattle, statistics of, in Ohio.

81
American castor oil...

113 Belgium, earnings of working people of.. 612
Antimony, manufacture in U.S. of.. 643 Benefits and evils of commerce

147
Archipelago, trade and piracy of Eastern...
562 Berbice light ship

485
Arkansas, trade and finances of..
110 Bills of exchange, rates of..

209
Atlantic steamships, passages of.

English law of..

200
and Pacific telegraph..

and notes, grace in Kentucky on...... 495
Auction, fraudulent sales at.
520 Blunt's ship master's assistant

460
Austria, modification of torid of..
521 Bokbara, trade and traders of..

520
Austrian tobacco monopoly in Hungary.

367 Book trade

135, 267, 397, 523, 651, 785
Australia, trade of.
478 Books on tinance and banking....

738
Boston, exports of buols and shoce from
of ice irom

227

226
Baltimore, foreign commerce of

of cotton goods from.
2:28
debt and finances of..

609
inspection of breadstutis at.. 750
statistics of tobacco trade of..

banks, dividends of...

743
623
savings banks of ..

Davigation at purt of
612
receipts of cotton at..

027
condition of banks of

247
stock market in 1850

stuck dividends paid in

493
Price Current vs. Merchants' Mag. 515 Brazil, pust-office regulations of.

trade between California and

230

90
Banca Straits, shoal in

634 Brazilian teas...
Bankers, creditors of insolvent.

265
488
Banker, character of an American

Breadsiutl-, prices of, at Philadelphia. 619
249

at London and Paris .. 266
Bank dividends, New York city

595
New England Suffolk System.

imperiation of into V. s..
316 Breweries and distilleries

120
479, 577, 707 Bread, average price of, in France
* Commercial, of Rio Janeiro..

622
497 British steam wavigation in the Pacific.
* directors, duties and omissions of......

124
431
of Georgia, condition of..

factories, statistics of...

375
736

navigation act, Rodet's report on 23
Banks, incorporated, of the city of New York 386

banking, new feature of....
of State of South Carolina...

104
101
condition of Ohio

navigation laws..

.91, 487
value of bills of broken.

produce sold in Covent Garden market 369
100

mining interest...
management of..

264
169
free, of State of New York.

patent law, amendment of.
384

769
Buffalo, imports of four, etc., at

229
of Massachusetts, condition of 241, 488
condition of New York city.

imports from Canada into

362
604

Bullion and circulation of banks of Europe.. 248
of New Orleans

242
in Boston, dividends of..

743

C.
" leading features of New York city 592
savings, of Baltimore...
612 Cadiz, foreign trade with...

630
of Baltimore, condition of
247 | California guld, relative value of............

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517

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