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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-SEVEN.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE 1862.

New York:

PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.

1852.

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J. P. Brown, Esq., of the Legation of the United States at Constantinople.
Rev. E. L. MAGOON, of New York.
J. W. Scott, Esq., of Ohio.
RICHARD SULLEY, Esq., of New York.
ROBERT HARE, M. D., Professor of Chemistry in the University of Pennsylvania.
A. R. RIDER, Esq., of the New York Bar.
Enoch HALE, Jr., of New York.
W. J. Tenney, Esq., of New Jersey.
Hon. GEORGE TUCKER, of Pennsylvania,
E. P. SMITH, Esq., of New York.
B. MAILLEFERT and W. RAASLOFF, Submarine Engineers.
David R. JAQUES, Esq., of New York.
A. J. Scott, Esq., Shipmaster, of New York,
Elizur Wright, Esq., of Massachusetts.
WILLIAM ARTHUR, A. M., of England.
DEMING Jarvis, Esq., Manufacturer, of Massachusetts.
THOMAS P. KETTELL, Esq., of New York.
FREEMAN Hunt, Editor and Proprietor of the Merchants' Magazine.

INDEX TO VOLUME XXVII.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER INCLUSIVE, 1852.

...... 570

.... 336

66

..... 103

A.
Banking, free, law of Indiana..

224
American enterprise in Sydney..........

647

Journal of... 87, 215, 344, 473, 601, 737
trade in India.....
770 Bankrupts, payment of debts by....

523
Anchorage duties of Brazil reduced

124 Barbadoes, light on south point of... 126
dues of Brazil....
500 Bay of Fundy, bell buoy in......

630
Arithmetical accumulation of money.......

613 Behring's Straits, whale fishery about. 227
Arkansas, lead mines of....

258
Belvidere Knoll ...

363
Assay office for Australian gold
611 Bill of lading-common carriers

79
Assumpsit, action of, for goods sold, &c.... 329

" of lading, action on a.......

459
Austria, effect of customs duties in ....

650
Bills of exchange, damages on .....

488
Australia, population and Commerce of..... 637 Biography, commercial...
Australian gold mines ........

132 Blasting of rocks under water ............. 320
Advance in the price of sperm and while oils 723 Bombay harbor, beacon at entrance of...... 364
Act of Ohio touching fraud in trade........ 239

Bonds issued by rail:oad corporations in Me. 104
" of New York relating to insurance co's.. 240

sale of Indiana railroad.

101
“ Pennsylvania loan

98

Book Trade, notices of. 139, 267,395,525, 651, 771
establishing a branch mint in California. 352
Book trade of France..

651
* of Maryland relating to small bank notes 612 Bookselling system of London

264
“ of Maine relating to telegraph lines .... 464 Boqueron Channel port of Callao..

364
" of U. S. relating to exports to Mexico ..

496

Boston and Worcester Railroad, statistics of. 251
relating to bonds of Planters' Bank, Miss. 358

banks, average dividends of......... 215
Action upon a promissory note........

merchant, J. Tarbell

394
of covenant, &c....

203

progress of bank, stocks in .......... 488
to recover merchandise detained.... 79

banks, capital and dividends of.. 603
A creditor's stratagem to collect a debt..... 769

market, fluctuations of stocks in .... 87
Adulteration of coins in Paris........

stock fluctuations in......

479
of pale ale...

524

Mercantile Library Association of.... 263
of coffee in Paris........
265 Bottomry--the Apn C. Pratt..

197
Advertising, hints to merchants on.. 649

Brandies, imports into Great Britain of 361
African Arts and manufactures....
253 Brazil, our Commerce with.

265
Agricultural productions of Virginia. 228

anchorage duties of........

124
statistics of the U.S..

728
anchorage dues of

500
Agriculture of the U. S..........

226 Breadstuffs, imports into Great Britain of ... 230
Alabama, act to regulate sale of cotton in... 124

exported from U. 8

620
Ale, adulteration of pale

525

British consols and debt...
An eye to business

769

post-office system of remitting money 743
treaties, list of

125
B.
Brokers, board of.

355
Baltimore Board of Trade, report of....... 626

contracts to deliver stocks..
Bank of England, dividends of...
605 Business, absorption in....

393
notes of olden times....

603

Freedley's treatise on........ 433
account overdrawn......

590
and study......

396
loans, regulations of Louisiana...... 356
notes, four, of one million sterling .... 351

C.
note, value of a mutilated..

330 Cadiz, American trade with.
checks--overdrawn account... 590 Calcutta, revised tariff of...

accounts, the merchant that kept two. 104 California, gold mining operations in....... 445
Banks, capital and dividends of Boston..... 603

railroads in.......

252
capital and dividends of Philadelphia. 98

gold, entire product.

473
of N. York, capital and dividends of. 92

gold mining in

382
of the State of New York..

219
branch of U.S. Mint in.

352
dividends of Boston.....

215
items of gold mining in

753
of South Carolina, condition of...... 93 Caloric engine, Ericsson's

20
under the general banking law of Ill.. 742 Canal, tolls on James River and Kanawha .. 251
Banker, the benevolent....

650

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

.... 610

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Canals, N. Y., rates of toll on

506 Commercial cities and towns of the U.S. 158,
Canada, finances of, in 1852

607

310, 412, 686
Canadian canals, tolls and tonnage of....... 636

treaty betw'n U.S. & Costa Rica 118

Canadas, population of ........

518

education

264

Capital and labor, law of progress in relation

cities, mortality of

638

to.........

51, 178

directories......

262

Capital and labor........

174 Common carriers-bill of lading

79

and dividends of N. Y. city banks... 737 Competition in trade, &c

648
Carrier, duties of common, in intrusting Connecticut, finances of..

103

goods, &c........

196 Consols, British, and national debt.

610

Census, chances of life as developed by... 129 Consular duties....

647
Ceylon, statistics of Commerce of........... 111

system, suggestions on ....

519
Charleston, leading exports of.............. 618 Contract, action for breach of....

76
chronicles of Commerce of...... 395 Copper mining of Lake Superior..... 131

Cheeks, post-dated

67 Coral bank in channel off Batavia

505

Cheese trade of U.S

108 Cost of legislation in Massachusetts.. 100

Chili, Commerce and resources of........... 404 6 and expenses of seven railroads of Mass.

Cincinnati, statistics of trade & Commerce of 613

for the years 1850 and 1851....

756

prices of produce, &c., at. 617

Costa Rica and U.S., treaty between.. 118

steamboat navigation of ........ 635 Cotton, export from Savannah of .......... 619

trade and Commerce in 1852 of.. 556 planters should become cotton spin's. 131

business feature of....

266

decision in relation to value ........

588

the butter trade of.

724

act of Alabama regulating sale of.... 124

the pork trade of.

726 Credit obtained for goods by fraud

205

Cinnamon of Commerce.......

265 Cumberland Coal and Iron Company. 389

Clinton, Mass., its manufactures, &c.. 639 | Curiosities of glass making

645

Clocks, self-winding, or perpetual... 138 Currency of Ireland, laws of the....

608

Cloves of Commerce, the....

649

journal of... 87, 215, 344, 473, 601, 737

Coal land, value of an acre.

136

the small note

102

trade of Pennsylvania

133

our metallic........

174

" early discovery of.....

358 Currents of the ocean..

630

traffic of railroads....

379

D.

table of freight on Lackawanna. 514 Damages for injuries received by rail'd cars. 78
66 for sea steamers
515 Danube, statistics of Commerce of

292

Coffee, and the coffee trade..

39

Commerce of the..

289

statistics of trade in

41 Debt and finances of New Orleans...

344

production and consumption of 494

of Great Britain from 1822 to 1852..... 604

Coins, adulteration in Paris of..

104 66 and revenue of Pennsylvania

606

origin of ...........

357 | Debts and finances of the States of the Union 659

Coinage of the U.S.........

65 Demand for money......

103

Collision, abandonment-salvage..

463 Deposits in sub-treasuries....

603

suit for

77 Detention of vessels at Hampton Roads 746

libel for...

589 Directions for sailing into and out of Harbor

Collins and Cunard steamers, statistics of 242, 376

746

Combs, manufacture of.....

390 Divine use of Commerce

Commerce of the Danube.....

289 Draft, action relating to acceptance of a .... 463

and commercial biography... 570 | Dubuque, business in 1851 of ....

138

of ports in the U.S., comparative 230 Dunning, politeness in

396

of France in 1851.

531 Duties on casks and barrels...

234

of Ceylon

of Sweden,.....

109 Eggs, importation into Great Britain of...... 105

Divine use of ...

33 Electricity applied to capture of the whale . 127
of ports in the U.S. compared 105 Emigration from the United Kingdom...... 763
of the Black Sea....
28 | Empire on the Pacific.....

276
of the New York canals
112 England, iron trade of...

260

influence of law upon

148

gold and silver in the bank of..... 742

tribunals of

732

weighing department of the bank of 744

Commercial law of the Emperor of Hayti ... 501

persons employed on railways in.. 760

Chronicle and Review.. 67, 206, English courts, points of law decided in ... 67
337, 465, 593, 713 Ericsson's caloric engine.......

20
Statistics. 105, 226, 359, 489, 613, 721 Export of leather, boots, and shoes from U. s. 722
Regulations 118, 233, 365, 496, 622, 731 Expulsion from cars..

510

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F.

H.

Factor, duties of, over goods consigned 197

Hamilton, Eaton, and Richmond Railroad .. 117

Fatality of inland routes.....

510

Harbor Grace, directions for sailing into and

Finance, journal of.... 87, 215, 344, 473, 601, 737 out of...

746

Finances and debt of New Orleans... 344 Hardware merchant, the economical. 523

of the Roman States...

612 Hayti, new commercial law of

501

of Connecticut

103

Hawaiian Islands and U.S...

121

Fire annibilator, the....

454 Hides, imports of, into New York.

231

Fishery question, Dr. Paley on the

650

High prices of marketing.

266

statistics of cod......

106

High Light, South Foreland.

746

Fisheries, mackerel, of Mass...

359

Holland, Commerce of, in 1852.

363

of the British prov'e of Nova Scotia 361 Hooper's Straits..

363

Florence and Keyport plank road

754

Hungary, population of...

France, Commerce of in 1852

129

I.

population of....

& Sardinia, comm'al treaty between 122 Winois, banks of.......

225

book trade of...

651

railroads in..........

632

mints of....

355

banks under general banking law of 742

Commerce of, in 1851
531 India, American trade in ......

770

Frands, statate of.

461 Indiana, sale of Central Railroad bonds of.. 101

394

railroads in........

French rose trade

631

Florida, southern coast of.

126

free banking law of

224

Flour trade of Rochester..
362 Indorsers-promissory notes..

79, 591
identity of....

102
Industrial progress of Georgia..

751

G.

Influence of Commerce upon law.......... 148

Galens, exports and imports of

229

of railroads on agriculture..... 759

and Chicago Union Railroad. 115 Insurance companies, liabilty of....... 461

116

interest

67

Georgia, a profitable railroad in

industrial progress of...

751

the regulation of life

541

German customs union, revenue of......... 97

fire, action on a policy of ..

456

Glass, manufacture of ......... 383, 511, 639, 749

decision relating to .....

585

American Bobemian

133 Interest, the law of computation of

169

646

Gold mine, (Dorne's,) in South Carolina

Invention for negro clothing ....

768

4 of increasing supplies of

88 Ireland, raising money by pawnbroking in.. 349

91

production of, from 1492 to 1852 .......

laws of the currency of

608

* discovery of, at Queen Charlotte's Is... 134

the trade and revenue of

729

mines in Van Dieman's Land.

135 Iron, imports of, into New York..

107

mines of Australia.......

132 * early manufacture of in Pennsylvania.. 254

6 mining in California

382 trade of England....

260

“ production of, at Sydney & Melbourne. 481

6 strength of.....

255

" entire product of California............ 473

á consumption of, in arts & manufactures. 351

Journal of Mining and Manufactures..... 131

601

dust shipped at San Francisco....

252, 382, 511, 639, 747

assay office for Australian....

611 Journal of Mercantile Law

67

“ mining operations in California........ 445

196, 329, 456, 585, 710

“ diggings, the Australian.....

389

K.

“ will it depreciate

352 Kentucky, act relating to weights & measures 240

received at Panama on English account 101 Key West as a depot for California steamers. 761

entire product of, in 1846 and 1850..... 473

L.

“ first discovery of, in Australia.. 388 Lake ports, the two....

438

i and silver, statistics of.......

216 Lake Superior, copper mining of..

131

16 and silver in the Bank of England.. 742

cost of mining at

132

46 mining in California, items of .........

753 Lakes, disasters on the northern ........... 111
Goods sold and delivered, action for........ 329 Landlord and tenant, action relating to..... 460
destruction of, by boxing them up... 68 Latitude of astronomical stations

232

Great Britain, shipments of brandy from Law, influence of Commerce upon.

148

Charente to

730 for computation of interest...

169

Great Britain, railroad accidents in......... 381 of prog's in relation to cap'l & lab'r 51, 178

Guatemala, treaty of U. S. with

365

Lead mines of Arkansas.

258

Gum, action for loss of cargo of..

76 Leather, Liquid....

135

66

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