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Liability of railway company...

67 | Metallic currency, our.........

174

Liabilities of railroad company

75 Method of putting up produce for market... 733

of husbands for debts of wives... 80 Michigan Central Railroad......

241

Life insurance, the regulation of....... 541 Millionaires, bow to become...

436

Light vessels as a guide to mariners. 125 Mining company, North-West copper.......

134
at the entrance of Christiana Fiord.... 232

cost of, in Cornwall & Lake Superior 132

fixed, in the Straits of Sunda......... 125

and manufactures, Journal of...... 132

on Cape Willoughby.....

232

253, 382, 511, 639, 747

on south point of Barbadoes... 126 Mint of U. s., branch in California..

352

Light-house, bearings off Bull's Bay

364 Mints of France.....

355

on Kangaroo Island.... 630 Mississippi, bonds of Planters' bank of..... 358

on North Coast of Spain 629 Missouri, railroads in...

632

on Bull's Island

364 Money, raising, by pawnbroking..

349

Locomotive, the first American..

116

demand for.....

103

Locomotives, statistics of...

250

getting

433

London press, statistics of

130

the philosophy of ..

650

bookselling system...........

arithmetical accumulation of.. 613

foreign trade of ...

363 Moral view of railroads....

577

Longitude, difference of, at Savannah....... 128 Montevideo, vessels touching at........ 505

Louisiana and Frankfort Railroad......... 635 Montreal, population of, in 1852...

129

Bank loans..

35C

ship building in

735

N.

Lowell, taxes of corporations in...... 607 Nautical intelligence.. 125, 232, 363, 504, 629, 744

Lumber, manufacture in North-West of..... 391

almanac, the American..

744

trade of Savannah..
619 Naval dry-docks of U.S

187, 523, 766

Navigation of U. S. and U. K. compared.... 111

Mackerel fisheries of Massachusetts........ 359 New York, import of hides into...

231

392

banks of city of....

223

Maillefert's blasting of rocks under water.... 320

leading exports of......

360

method of blasting rocks........ 524

banks of State of..

219

Maine law concerning railroads.....

116

canals, Commerce of..

112

act of, relating to liabilities of husb's. 80

imports of iron into.....

107

survey of lumber in .........

236

historical sketch of. 158, 310, 412, 686

condition of banks of....

487

canals, trade, &c., of...

115

law relating to railroad bonds........ 104

progress of population in city... 310

telegraph lines....... 464

act of State relating to ins. Cos.. 240

Manufacture of thermometers at N. Lebanon 613

piers and docks in.

of ladies' muffs in London 753

progress of plank roads in....... 508

Manufactures of the U.S...

226

act relating to bills of exchange.. 488
Manufacturing industry during the last and

capital & divid's of banks of. 92, 737
present centuries.......... 257

and Virginia, coasting trade of... 138
stocks, prices of New England 350 New Orleans levee and wharfage dues...... 233

Marine disasters on the lakes.....

110

duties of wharfingers at....... 233

Mariners, light vessels as a guide to......... 125

debt, &c., of........

344

Maryland, small note law of......

612

value of produce received at.. 621

pilotage law of.....

123

Commerce of, in 1852...... 420

Massachusetts, statistics of cod fishery of.... 105

statistics of trade, &c., of... 489

rich men in...

104

prices of produce, 1852. 492

cost of legislation in

condition of banks of...

482

statistics of railroads of...... 757

prices of tbacco in..

725

seven railroads of. 756

rec'ls of prod’e by new can'l at 730

Memphis, Tenn.,) tariff of trade..... 625 New Jersey, decision on usury law of....... 592
Merchant, Mohammedan's idea of a Christ'n. 266 New Brunswick lariff of duties......

622

Merchant's clerk, the prompt....

392

revenue of.....

605

advice, an old ..

391 North America, first mining operations in ..
Merchants, hints to .....
619 North-West copper mining company.

134
commission
393 Note, action upon a promissory..

336, 464

Mercantile law cases. . 67, 196, 329, 136, 585, 710 due diligence in demand for drawer of 332

marine of the world

.... 620 No antagonism between capital and labor... 770

miscellanies 136,262, 391,519, 617, 766 Nova Scotia, complete census of............ 374

biography-Jumsetjee Jeejeebhoy 694

fisheries of.......

361

library.......

767

manufactures, statistics of...... 388

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Railroad company for loss of check by pas-

Oats, act of Maine regulating sale of ........ 122

senger.....

75

Obtaining goods under false pretences...... 590

cars, dam's for injuries received in. 78

Ocean steamers, statistics of........... 242, 376

engineer, a philosophical..... 115

act of U.S. concerning..... 509

routes, the two....

438

Ocean, currents of..

630

Galena and Chicago

115

postage.

735

statistics. ... 112, 241, 376, 506, 631, 754

Ohio, tax law of..

493

rates of freight on the Virginia and

railroads in

631

Tennessee..

758

act of, to prevent fraud in trade....... 238

Eastern, statistics of........... 757

P.

Boston and Maine, cost and expen-

Pacific, our empire on the.....

276

ses of......

757

Panama, gold received at...

101

Boston and Lowell, receipts and

Partnership liability, action relating to...... 460

expenses of...

758

Passages, &c., of ocean steamers ......

Taunton Branch, statistics of...... 758

Patent for improvement in cars...

117 Railroads, moral view of...

577

fees under British act..

517

in the Great Valley.

Pearl fisheries in Panama Bay.

650

their effect upon cities...

249

Pennsylvania, constitutionality of pilotage

Maine, concerning

116

law of....

68

cost and expenses of seven, in

loan bill....

98

Massachusetts........

756

railroads in..

631

statistics of Massachusetts....... 757

railroad, statistics of... 250

infuence of, on agriculture....... 759

coal trade of........

133 Railways, persons employed on, in England. 760

early manufacture of iron in. 254 Receipts and expeuditures of U. S.......... 740

debt and revenue of....... 606 Reduction of ex port duty at Turk's Island.. 736

north branch loun.....

357 Regulation of life insurance, etc............

541

Philadelphia, capital & divid's of banks in.. 98

Revenue law, decision on.......

503

Piers and docks in the North River.......... 450

of New Brunswick.

605

Pilotage law of Maryland....

123

of United Kingdom in 30 years

224

constitutionality of Penn...... 68

Revenues of German Customs Union

97

Plank roads in New York and Canada.......

508

Rice, exports from Savannah of.....,

617

Polka nuts, a new article of Commerce...... 521

Right of way over land belonging to State.. 117

Population of the globe ....

638

Rochester flour trade.......

362

statistics of, of Hungary.

130

Rocks, blasting of, under water without dril-

of France....

129

• ling

320

statistics of.... 128, 373, 517, 637, 763

sources of, in U. 8....

517

S.

of the Canadas.......

Salaries of foreign ministers.....

351

and territory of the Austrian emp. 764 San Francisco, seaman's wages at......

127

Port Patrick harbor light.....

630

statistics of Commerce of.... 493

Post-office, U.S., statistics of...

94

gold dust shipped from...... 601

Postage, rates of the United States, &c...... 499

prices of merchandise in..... 494

Precious metals, statistics, &c., of...

216

progress of population in.... 518

production of, from 1492 to 52 91

shipments of gold dust from. 743

in the world.. 738 Saturday night, the banker's.........

769

Prizes for commercial articles............... 648 Savannah, exports of rice from...

Production and consumption of cotton...... 721

lumber trade....

619

Progress of population in San Francisco..... 518

longitude at....

128

of the British penny postage system 739 Sea, Commerce or the Black..

28

of British cotton manufactories 753 Seamen, of relief of disabled..

121

Promissory notes-indorsers....

79 Seamen's wages at San Francisco...

127

note indorsed in blank..

591 Ship-hypothecation.....

67

Protection vs. Free Trade

51 Shipment of brandy from Charente to Great

Britain...

730

Quebec, lumber trade of

110 Signals for ships ordered by Sweden........ 732

R.

Sicily Commerce in.....

649

Railroad, statistics of Boston and Worcester. 252 Silver coin, scarcity in Europe of.

609

system of the West ...

631

and gold, statistics of......

216

accidents in Great Britain

381 Slave trade, statistics of the.

231

car axles, breaking of....... ..... 381 Smyrna, of entering the bay of.....

745

stocks, profitable....

117 | Smuggling in China....

396

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Smugglers, expedients of....

395

U.

South Carolina, condition of banks of.. 93, 612 United States, past, present, prospective pro-

production of indigo in..... 754 gress of....

637

South Foreland high light...

746 United States, deaf, dumb, blind, &c., of ... 128

Southern coast of Florida.

126

and U. King'm, navigation of. 111

Spain, American trade with.

495

post-office statistics of........

94

smuggling in......

137

and the Hawaiian Islands.... 121

railroads in....

381

Spanish commercial regulations....

foreign Commerce of ports in 105

365

Treasury circulars.. 121, 234,

Statistics of British American vessels....... 129

239, 371, 496,

commercial.. 105, 226, 359, 489, 613, 721

coinage of the

65

of population.... 128, 373, 517, 637, 763

treasury notes outstanding... 351

of Massachusetts railroads... 757

Steamboat navigation of Cincinnati...

& Costa Rica, treaty between. 118

635

Commerce of ports compared 230

statistics .. 112, 241, 376, 506, 631, 754

cheese trade of........

passenger, landing a

138

law relating to ocean steamers 509

propellers......

510

187

Stettin and Swienemunde

naval dry docks of

127

treasury statement ......

Stock fluctuations in Boston Market........ 479

consular system

519

87

Stowage of cargoes, regulations for.....

sources of population of..... 517

502

postal law of 1851...

498

Storms, questions relating to law of... 191

commercial growth of........

393

Straits of Sunda, fixed light in the

125

Suffolk Bank system for checking counterfeit

expendi's of, from '89 to '51.. 349

receipts and expenditures of

223

Sugar, production of, in the world..

620

production of sbeep & wool in 227

imports from British possessions of... 363

& Cuba, navigation between. 238

and the sugar trade......

671

population & representation of 373

Sweden, Commerce of......

109

agriculture & manuf. of the. 226

signals for ships ordered by...... 732

treasury notes....

487

receipts of government of.... 480

T.

breadstuffs exported from ....

620

Talleyrand and the banker......

768

agricultural statistics of...... 728

Tanneries, statistical account of, in U.S.... 752

& Prussia, postal treaty betw’n 731

Tare on merchandise, allowance for......... 371

statis'cal ac. of tanneries in the 752

Tariff of the Peruvian government...

372

naval dry docks of the........

766

of duties in New Brunswick.

622

under what circumstances !

at Calcutta....

624 foreign minister can sue and be sued in the 710

of taxes on trade at Memphis......... 625

United Kingdom, revenue of, in thirty years 224

Tax law of Ohio

483

her trade in manufactures. 647

or duty on foreign coal....

767

statistics of debt of........ 604

Texel, beacons, &c., at mouth of....

504

imports of breadstuffs into 230

Theory of storms, questions relating to..... 191

passengers' act of the..... 736

Thermometer manufacture of the Kendalls. 643

emigration from the...... 763

Timber Trade of Quebec

Use of Commerce..

110

33

Tobacco, full statistics of.

550
Usury law of New Jersey, decision on......

592
and the tobacco trade.

546

V.
trade, Virginia......

723 | Valley, railroads in the great....
Tolls on James River and Kanawha Capal... 251

Van Dieman's Land, gold mines in....

135
Vera Cruz, mail from New Orleans to.......
on the New York canals, rates of ...... 506 Vessels, lights carried by sea-going ......... 504

510
4 trade, and tonnage of canals........... 115 Virginia, agricultural productions of...
Trade, romance of.........

394

condition of North-Western Bank of 348
and revenue of Ireland...
Vulcanized India rubber......

134
729
and Commerce of Cincinnati in 1852. 556
Mobile, 1851-52.... 702 Weighing department of the Bank of Eng’d. 744
Weights and measures in Kentucky....

240
Treaty between U, S, and Costa Rica

...... 118
Western Railroad, statistics of

379
Guatemala.......

365

West co't of Jutland, & coasts of Bornbolm. 747
France and Sardinia.........
Whale, electricity applied to capture of

127

122

fishery in regions about Bebring's St. 227

Treaties, British commercial...
125 | Wharfingers at New Orleans...

233

Trebizonde, Commerce of...

28 Whaling voyage, decision relating to ....... 586

Tunnel, the largest in the world...

Wool and sheep, production of, in U.S..... 227

381 Worcester, Mass., property and taxes of.... 487

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ARTICLES,

ART.

PAG L.

I. ERICSSON'S CALORIC ENGINE..

19

II. COMMERCE OF THE BLACK SEA. By J. P. BROWN, Esq., of the Legation of the Uni-

ted States at Constantinople........

28

III. THE DIVINE USE OF COMMERCE. By Rev. E. L, MAGOON, of New York..

33

IV. COFFEE: AND THE COFFEE TRADE..........

39

V. RAILROADS OF THE GREAT VALLEY. By J. W. Scott, Esq., of Ohio....

VI. PROTECTION vs. FREE TRADE. TUE LAW OF PROGRESS IN THE RELATIONS

OF CAPITAL AND LABOR. By RICHARD SULLEY, of New York ........

51

VII, OF THE COINAGE OF THE UNITED STATES. By Robert Hare, M, D., Professor

of Chemistry in the University of Pennsylvania........

64

JOURNAL OF MERCANTILE LAW.

Points decided in English Courts.-Carriers--Liability of railway companies, &c.......

67

Destruction of goods by blowing them up.-Constitutionality of the pilotage law of Pennsylvania 68

Loss of a baggage check by a passenger does not relieve a railroad company from liability... 75

Action for breach of contract to deliver part of a cargo of gum..

76

Suit for collisiun.....

Damages for injuries received in railroad cars..

78

Action to recover merchandise wrongla'ly detained.--Promissory notes--Indorsers............ 79

Common carriers-Bill of lading.-Liabilities of husbands for debts of their wives

80

COMMERCIAL CHRONICLE AND REVIEW:

EMBRACING A FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW OF THE UNITED STATES, ETC.,ILLUSTRA-

TED WITH TABLES, ETC., AS FOLLOWS:

Abundance of capital and general prosperity-Sale of railroad bonds-Effect of the increased

production of the precious metals upon the commercial value of other commodities- Prices

of prodace in the past have not been dependent upon the supply of coin--Mustrations of this

statement by comparative tables-Explanation of the cause of such fluctuations-The true

source of national prosperity-Free trade and protection-Profitable employment for the peo-

ple the object of both parties-Movements in foreign exchange--Shipments of specie-Depos.
Its and coinage at the Philadelphia and New Orleans mints, Imports into the United States-

Imports entered at New York for May, and comparative total from January

1st for three years

--Stock in warehouse --Imports of dry goods for same periods-Receipts for duties-Exports

from New York for May and from January 1st-Exports of produce-Causes of fluctuations in

shipments-Disbursement of July dividends and interest...

81-86

VOL. XXVII-NO.

2

PAGR*

Fluctuations of stocks in the Boston market....

or the increased and increasing supplies of gold....

87

88

Production of the precious metals from 1492 to 1852..

91

Capital and dividends of banks in New York...

92

Condition of the banks of South Carolina...

93

Statistics of the United States Post Office

94

Cost of transportation and postages collected in United States..

Revenues of the German Customs Union in 1851

95

97

Capital and dividends of banks in Philadelphia.-The Pennsylvania loan bill.

98

Cost of legislation in Massachasetts in 1851-52.

100

Receipts of bullion at Panama, on English account.-Sale of Indiana Central Railway bonds..

101

Identity of indorsers. --The small note currency.

102

Demand for money.--Finances of Connecticut..

Adulteration of coins in Paris.--Of bonds issued by railroad corporations in Maine.

103

Rich men in Massachusetts. The merchant that kept two bank accounts....

104

104

COMMERCIAL STATISTICS.

Foreign commerce of ports in the U.States compared. --Importation of eggs into Great Britain. 105

Statistics of the bank and cod fishery of Massachusetts..

105

Imports of iron into New York in 1851...

107

The cheese trade of the United States.

Commerce of Sweden in 1850...

108

109

Marine disasters of the northern lakes.-Timber trade of Quebec..

Statistics of commerce of Sweden from 1836 to 1851..

111

Navigation of the United States and United Kingdom compared..

111

RAILROAD, CANAL, AND STEAMBOAT STATISTICS

Commerce of the New York canals from 1849 to 1852...

112

Galena and Chicago Union Railroad.--Tolls, trade, and tonnage of the canals..

115

The philosophical railroad engineer....

Maine law concerning railroads.--A proßtable

railroad in Geo.-The first American locomotive.. 116

Hamilton, Eaton,

and Richmond Railroad.--The right of way over land belonging to the State. 117

Validity of a patent for improvement in cars.-Profitable railroad stocks..

117

COMMERCIAL REGULATIONS.

Commercial treaty between the United States and Costa Rica......

Reciprocal trade between U. 8. and Hawaiian islands.--Relief of sick and disabled seamen....

Commercial treaty between France and Sardinia.-Act to regulate the sale of oats in Maine... 122

121

The law of Maryland regulating pilotage....

Reduction of anchorage duties by Brazil.-Act to regulate the sale of cotton in Alabama...

British commercial and navigation treaties...

124

125

NAUTICAL INTELLIGENCE.

or light vessels as a guide to mariners.-Fixed light in the Strait of Sunda

Revolving light on south point of Barbados.---The southern coast of Florida...

125

Electricity applied to the capture of the whale.-Seamen's wages at San Francisco.

126

The Differences of longitude of Savannah....

127

STATISTICS OF POPULATION.

Deaf, dumb, blind, insane, &c., population of the United States.
Population of France from 1801 to 1851.-Statistics of British Emigrant vessels.

129
Statistics of the population of Hungary.--Circulation of the London press...

129

JOURNAL OF MINING AND MANUFACTURES.

Copper mining of Lake Superior ........

Coiton planters should become cotton spinners

131

131

The Australian gold mines .

132

Comparative cost of mining in Cornwall and Lake Superior..

The coal trade of Pennsylvania...

132

American Bohemian glass...

133

133

Discovery of gold at Queen Charlotte's islands...

The North-west copper Mining Company

134

Gold mines in Van Dieman's Land.

135

Liquid leather.....

135

The value of an acre of coal land..

136

MERCANTILE MISCELLANIES,

An old merchant's advice

136

Smuggling in Spain.....

Landing a steamboat passenger.

137

A self-winding, or perpetual clock

138

138

Business of Dubuque in 1851..

of the coasting trade between New York and Virginia..

138

139

THE BOOK TRADE,

Notices of 38 new Books, or new Editions

139-144

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