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QUARTERLY STATEMENT OF EXPORTS FROM NEW YORK.

QUARTER ENDING

March 31, 1852. June 30, 1852. Domestic produce ..

$10,085,484 $12,060,337 Foreign merchandise, free

221,182

300,037 Foreign, dutiable

1,037,746 1,381,829 Specie

7,032,495 5,591,514

Sept. 30 185. $8,595,791

195,407

864,598 8,029,827

Total, 1852.

$18,376,907 $19,333,717 $17,685,623 Total, 1851.

15,533,650 28,369,791 22,803,9!! Total, 1850....

9,813,588 13,981,894 19,183,183 We also annex a comparative statement of the shipments of some of the leading articles of produce, from New York to foreign ports, from January 1st to October 16th:1851. 1852.

1851. 1852. Ashes-Pots ... bbls. 18,289 14,950 Naval stores....bbls. 299,538 354,646

Pearls....... 1,511 731 Oils-- Whale... galls. 1,033,398 37,838 Beeswax.........lbs. 233,707 234,742 Sperm.. 496,977 549,579 Breadstuffs

Lard.

204,181 23,679 Wheat flour...bbls. 1,029,082 1,091,194 Linseed.

5,899 10,838 Rye flour

7,085 8,086 ProvisionsCorn meal...

33,638 38,237 Pork........ bbls. 38,444 29,965 Wheat...... bush. 943,848 2,063,034

Beef

29,107 37,541 Rye.

236,460
Cut meats....

lbs. 2,823,905 1,357,269 Oats 3,418 9,968 Butter...

1,818,092 541,317 Barley.

367 Cheese

4,638,967 784,108 Corn 1,438,893 735,324 Lard.

4,679,702 3,879,669 Candles-Mould. bxs. 30,297 47,722 Rice...

tcs. 22,959

23,276 Sperm..... 2,583 3,141 Tallow

lbs. 1,896,977 S66,115 Coal...

tons 4.834 30,739 Tobacco-Crude pkgs. 13,686 20,841 Cotton. bales 248,560 293,370

Man'd. .lbs. 2,874,949 3,498,739 Hay

5,939 6,650 Whalebone....... lbs. 1,700,144 626,773 Hops,

189 499 This comparison exhibits some changes in our export trade worthy of notice. The exports of flour have increased only about 60,000 bbls., while the shipments of wheat have increased 1,119,186 bushels, or about 120 per cent on last year's exports! The shipments of corn have fallen off 700,000 bushels. The exports of whale oil, owing to its scarcity in consequence of the damage to the whaling fleet, have been comparatively nominal. Provisions have gone forward less freely, as a general thing, in consequence of their high prices, but beef has been more freely shipped. Tobacco has been taken in larger quantities. The prospects for the export trade are quite flattering, and an increased demand for prime grain and many other domestic products, may reasonably be expected. We gare in our last a complete statement of the shipments of cotton down to the close of the commercial year (August 31.) Since that date the exports have slightly increased as compared with last year. There can be but little question but what our previous estimate of the quantity of breadstuffs to be exported, will be fully realized. We have a large surplus of cereals, and at some price or other, they must be sold. The present price is not so great as to hinder a large consumption in Great Britain, and that country will doubtless continue to be our best customer.

The import trade must continue large down to the close of the year; the stocks of goods in first hands are quite small, and the demand is not yet satisfied. The receipts of foreign merchandise for the last quarter of 1851 were not heavy, and there is every prospect that the same period of this year will show a considerable excess in comparison. Should the exports prove as large as anticipated-particularly should cotton go forward freely--no inconvenience will result from this increased business, while our marine will be fully employed at profitable rates.

JOURNAL OF BANKING, CURRENCY, AND FINANCE.

SHIPMENTS OF GOLD DUST FROM SAN FRANCISCO.

OFFICE OF Adams & Co., San Francisco, Angust 14, 1852. To FREEMAN Hunt, Editor of the Merchants' Magazine : --

Dear Sie:—We take the liberty of inclosing to you our semi-annual statement of the gold dust and treasure shipped from this port. You will notice quite a discrepancy between the amounts shipped by our table and the reports from the customhouse books. This can be easily understood when the fact is kouwn, that the shipping manifest is invariably guessed at, and the ship cleared before all the treasure is shipped. This, with the companies' steamers, may not be done on purpose—with others, it is often done so. Quite a quantity of ingots have been shipped as dust, and no mention made of them separately. We shall obtain, however, by and by, a partial return. The bars included in the dust shipment should be properly included there. Not so the ingots, which might thereby be twice reckoned in estimating the product of gold for this year.

Yours truly,

ADAMS & CO., BY J. C. Woods. The following tables contain full statements of all treasure, in dust, Federal and for. eiga currency, forwarded hence by steamers and sailing vessels, each in separate order, from January 1 to July 1, 1852, with the particular amount, date, and destination of each shipment-being a direct sequence of similar tables compiled by the same firm, (already published,) for the period ending January, 1852. These statements are compiled very carefully, and may be received as perfectly reliable :STATEMENT OF GOLD DUST MANIFESTED AND SHIPPED FROM SAN FRANCISCO, BY STEAMERS,

FROM JANUARY 1 TO JULY 1, 1852.

Destined for Destined for Destined for Monthly

Name of vessel. New York. London. N. Orleans.
January 1.... Oregon.... $1,028,409 $233,153 $3,102

16. California.... 1,500,000 237,047 8,499
17... Independence... 41,000
31. North America.. 23,000

$3,074,210 February 1.... Tennessee.

1,296,017 211,401 3,705 14.... Pacific...

194,000 16.... Panama

1,235,760 160,786 12,113 3,113,782 March 1.... Independence.

27,500
2.... Northerner... 1,022,160 214,973 8,598
15 California ...

631,178 144,364
16.. New Orleans

9,676
20
Tennessee......
97,061 32,175

2,182,680 April 1 Pacific....

24,000
5.. Golden Gate... 1,620,000 223,091 50,125
15. Independence.. 15,472
18.
Northerner......

1,343,288 269,747 16,570 3,562,293
3. Columbia ... 1,494,727 342,118
5. Winfield Scott... 45,500
16.... Oregon....

1,375,223 212,358 4,784
18.... Pacific...
17,968

3,492,678 June 1.... Independence. 24,391

1.... Tennessee...... 1,670,173 199,783 76,788
16...
California ......

1,642,335 258,670 5,303
Winfield Scott... 100,000

3,977,443

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$16,478,833 $2,739,666 $184,587 $19,403,086 STATEMENT OF TREASURE MANIFESTED AND SHIPPED FROM SAN FRANCISCO, BY SAILES VESSELS, FROM JANUARY 1 TO JULY 1, 1852.

Prem. Total

amount of Gold Mexican Doab- pr L. for Date, Name of vessel, destination, and nation. treasure. dust. dollars. loons. Feb. 5, Brig Argyle, Hong Kong, American. $16,000 $16,000

9, Ship Comet, Hong Kong, American 7,213 $4,215 2,998 19, Bark Sophia, Valparaiso, Hamburg. 18,000 18,000

17 95 28, Ship St. Lawrence, Manilla, Amer.. 49,850

5,850 $44,000 28, Sword Fish, Hong Kong, American. 3,115

3,115 Mar. 1, Sch. Diana, Valparaiso, Dutch ..... 11,000 11,000

17 25 17, Brig Marion, Punta Arenas, Amer.. 4,000

4,000 19, Ship Hannibal, Calcutta, American. 2,500 2,500 24, Bark Mazeppa, Valparaiso, Amer.. 9,549 9,549

17 95 Apr.13 Ship Hamburg, Hong Kong, British. 28.000 8,000 20,000

17 95 22, Bark Walter, Ports in China, Germ. 20,100 19,000 1,100

17 25 27, Ship Challenge, Hong Kong, Germ. 20,000

19,000 1,000 5 & 6 May 10 Ship Sartelle, Calcutta, German... 60,000

60.000

5 & 6 11, Brig Zoe, Honolulu, German* 11,000 14, Maid of Julpha, Isle of Pacific, British 1,000

1,000

5 15, Ship Invincible, Hong Kong, Amer. 16,250

16,250

5 a 6 17, Bark A. Gracia, Guaymas, Amer .. 1,000

1,000

5 26 26, Brig Sabrina, Java, Britisht.. 15,000

5,000 5,000 õ 26 28, Ship Witchcraft, Hong Kong, Amer. 8,000

8,000

5 June 2, Ship Tarolinta, Shanghae, American 15,000

15,000 15, Sir Geo. Pollock, Hong Kong, British 5,000

5,000 July 1, Bark Palmetto, Shanghae, American 17,000

17,000

Total. ....

338,577 72,264 196,313 54,000

Banks.

CAPITAL AND DIVIDENDS OF BOSTON BANKS, IN OCTOBER, 1852.
STEPHEN Brown & Sons, Stock and Exchange Brokers, Boston, report the follor.
ing table of semi-annual dividends, declared and payable by the several Banks in
Boston on Monday, October 4th, 1852:-
Divi-

Divi-
Capital. denda. Amout. Banks.

Capital. dends. Amon't. Atlantic

$500,000 4 $20,000 : Market .... $560,000 5 $28,000 Atlas.....

500,000 3 17,500 Massachusetts .... 800,000 3 24,000 Blackstone.

250,000 4 10,000 ! Mechanics' (S. B). 150,000 4 6,000 Boston..

900,000 4 36,000 Merchants' 3,000,000 4 120,000 Boylston.. 250,000 41 11,250 New England.... 1,000,000 4

40,000 City.. 1,000,000 31 35,000 | North

750,000 34 26,250 # Cochituate.. 250,000 4 10,000 North America... 500,000 4 20,000 Columbia 500,000 3 15,000 Shawmut

500,000 4

20,000 Commerce. 1,500,000 4 60,000 Shoe & L'r Deal's'. 1,000,000 4 40,000 Eagle 500,000 34 17,500 State...

1,800,000 3 54,000 Exchange 1,000,000 4 40,000 Suffolk

1,000,000 5 50,000 Fanueil Hall, 500,000 4 20,000 Traders'.

600,000 3$ 21,000 Freeman's

300,000 44 13,500 Tremont.. 1,000,000 4 Globe 1,000,000 4 40,000 Union

1,000,000 4 40,000 Granite.

750,000 4 30,000 Washington 500,000 3 15,000 Grocers'

300,000 4 12,000 Hamilton 500,000 4 20,000

$24,660,000 $952,000 The Randolph Bank pays a semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent, on Monday, Oct. 4. The amount of capital of all the banks in Boston in October, 1851, was $23,660,000. The amount as above stated, $24,660,000, shows an increase of bank capital since October, 1851, of $100,000,000.

40,000

* 11,000 ingots.

+ 5,000 sovereigas.
The Cochituate Bank pay on $100,000 increase capital since last dividend.
$ The Granite Bank also pay on $100,000 increase capital since last dividend.

UNITED STATES TREASURER'S STATEMENT, SEPTEMBER 27, 1852. TREASURER'S STATEMENT, SHOWING THE AMOUNT AT HIS CREDIT IN THE TREASURY, WITH

ASSISTANT TREASURERS AND DESIGNATED DEPOSITARIES, AND IN THE MINT AND BRANCHES, BY RETURNS RECEIVED TO MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1852; THE AMOUNT FOR WHICH DRAFTS HAVE BEEN ISSUED, BUT WERE THEN UNPAID, AND THE AMOUNT THEN REMAINING SUBJECT TO DRAFT. SHOWING, ALSO, THE AMOUNT OF FUTURE TRANSFERS TO AND FROM DEPOSITARIES, AS ORDERED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.

Drafts

heretofore drawn Amount on but not yet paid, Amount

deposit. though payable. subj. to draft. Treasury of United States, Washington .. $151,837 97 $43,095 25 $108,742 72 Assistant Treasurer, Boston, Mass .. 1,785,592 01 23,078 83 1,762,513 18 Assistant Treasurer, New York, N. Y..... 6,718,689 29 862,883 89 5,855,805 40 Assistant Treasurer, Philadelphia, Pa..... 1,268,375 31 78,034 96 1,190,340 35 Assistant Treasurer, Charleston, S. C.... 78,900 85 18,323 66 60,577 29 Assistant Treasurer, New Orleans, La..... 1,105,099 66 1,056,184 42 48,915 24 Assistant Treasurer, St. Louis, Mo... 518,683 99 429,410 75 89,273 24 Depositary at Buffalo, New York..

26,397 70 15,945 85 10,451 85 Depositary at Baltimore, Md......

44,701 33 5,171 38 39,529 95 Depositary at Richmond, Va

18,404 31 213 72 18,180 59 Depositary at Norfolk, Va....

65,812 79 62,144 36 3,668 43 Depositary at Wilmington, N. C.

4,646 28 4,473 44 172 84 Depositary at Savannah, Georgia.

37,595 63 121 66 37,473 97 Depositary at Mobile, Alabama...

15,413 03 5,465 48 9,947 55 Depositary at Nashville, Tennessee..

21,565 00 17,785 63 3,779 37 Depositary at Cincinnati, Ohio...

68,512 32 2,398 61 66,113 71 Depositary at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. 2,633 51 517 11 2,116 40 Depositary at Cincinnati, (late)

3,301 37

3,301 37 Depositary at San Francisco.

886,100 07 376,858 52 569,241 55 Depositary at Dubuque....

2,017 88 1,495 02 522 86 Depositary at Little Rock, Arkansas... 16,041 56 8,294 35 7,747 21 Depositary at Jeffersonville, Indiana

35,544 41 13,505 40 22,039 01 Depositary at Chicago, Illinois....... 83,293 32 553 00 82,740 32 Depositary at Detroit, Michigan.

24,354 88 5,493 50 18,861 88 Depositary at Tallahassee, Florida ..

4,594 01 3,970 99 623 02 Suspense account.

$2,486 66

2,486 66 Mint of the U. S., Philadelphia, Pa.... 5,629,170 00

5,629,170 00 Branch Mint of U. S., Charlotte, N.C. 32,000 00

32,000 00 Branch Mint of U. S., Dahlonega, Ga..... 26,850 00

26,850 00 Branch Mint of U. S., New Orleans, La... 1,100,000 00 500,000 00 600,000 00 Total ...

19,776,128 48 3,537,916 34 16,240,698 80 Deduct suspense account.

2,486 66

$16,238,212 14 Add difference in transfers

1,477,500 00 Net amount subject to draft ....

$17,715,712 14 Transfers ordered to treasury of the U.S., Washington, D.C... $700,000 00 Transfers ordered to Assistant Treasurer, New York, N. Y.

100,000 00 Transfers ordered to Assistant Treasurer, New Orleans, La

400,000 00 Transfers ordered to Depositary at Norfolk, Virginia

180,000 00 Transfers ordered to Depositary at San Francisco, California... 100,000 00 Total .......

$1,480,000 00 Transfers ordered from Mint of the U. S., Philadelphia, Pa...... 2,500 00

BANK-NOTES OF THE OLDEN TIMES. There lies before us, says the Commercial Advertiser, a bank-note for fifty dollars, of the Bank of Rhode Island, dated at Newport on the 8th of January, 1796, and signed “Chris. Champlin, President”-“ M. Seiscas, Cashier."

The history of this note is remarkable. About three years ago, this and another bill for the same amount were presented at the bank for payment, having been placed in the Suffolk Bank, Boston, for collection. One of them was dated in 1795, and was the first bill ever issued by the Bank of Rhode Island. No bills of the kind had been issued for thirty-five years previously, and the presentation of these at the bank was of course unexpected. They were, however

, promptly redeemed, and their history elicited. They were found among the effects of an old man, who had recently died at Salem, Mass., who lived in poverty, and who probably believed the bills to be worthless, as they were found in a package of others of broken banks.

The presidency and cashiership of the Bank of Rhode Island have been held in the same family for half a century, Mr. Peleg Clarke being now president, and Mr. W. A. Clarke cashier. We know of no older incorporated institution in New England, * er cept the Washington Insurance Company of Providence, chartered in 1787, of which the venerable Sullivan Dorr is still the president.

We have also before us another money relic, dated April 12, 1760, being a bill for " three pounds,” which“ by law shall pass current in New Jersey for eight ounces and fifteen pennyweights of plate.” It is printed in red ink, on thick paper, and is about three inches and a half long by an inch and three-quarters broad. The signatures are nearly effaced.

STATISTICS OF THE DEBT OF GREAT BRITAIN, The London Times publishes the following statement relative to the national debt of Great Britain :

A Parliamentary return in relation to the public debt gives the following particulars of its variations during the last thirty years, both as regards the amount of principal and the annual cost for the payment of interest. It will be seen that the reduction in the principal effected during that period has been only £50,000,000, or 6 per cent, but that as regards the annual charge for interest, in has been £3,326,424, or nearly 11 per cent. The lowest point at which the national debt ever stood of late years was in 1834, when it had declined to £772,196,849, or to ten millions below the suns at which it now stands, the emancipation loan in 1835, and the Irish famine loan in 1847, having far more than counterbalanced all subsequent reductions. It is to be remarked, however, that owing to the conversion of the three-and-a-half per cents, and the low rates paid upon the unfunded debt, &c., the actual cost of these obligations is now smaller than at that period.

During the next seven or eight years this charge will experience a further diminution of £2,207,500, of which £600,000 will take place by the three-and-a-quarter per cents becoming three-per-cents in October, 1854, while the cessation of the remaining will occur through the expiry of the long annuities in January, 1860, for £1,298,500, and of other annuities, amounting to £1,314,000, during the intervening time. The annuity held by the bank for £585,700 does not terminate till 1867. The unfunded debt, which is included in the subjoined totals, was less in 1851 than in any other year of the series, its amount being £17,742,800. In 1822 it was as high as £36,281,150 % Year.

Amount. 1822.. £832,811,295 £31,343,551 1837.

786,319,738 29,489,571 1823 826,443,364 29,978,454 1838.

785,873,740 29,269,238 1824 813,521,672 30,166,421 | 1839.

786,512,734 29,454,069 1825 806,122,467 29,197,187 1840..

787,448,075 29,381,718 1826 808,567,590 29,228,967 1841.

790,874,608 29,450,145 1827 805,023,742 29,417,543 1842.

791,250,440 29,428,190 1828 799,979,540 29,309,052 1843.

790,576,392 29,269,160 1829 796,742,482 29,156,611 1844.

787,598,145 30,493,459 1830 783,096,646 29,118,859 1845.

785,053,022 28,258,879 1831 781,095,234 28,341,416 1846.

782,918,984 28,077,937 1832 779,796,549 28,323,752 1847.

790,348,351

28,141,531 1833 779,565,783 28,522,507 1848.

791,309,338 28,568,517 1834 772,196,849 28,504,096 1849.

790,927,017 28,328,961 1835 787,526,466 28,514,610 1850.

787,029,162 28,091,590 1836

788,398,570 29,243,599 '1851... 782,869,382 28,017,127

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The Massachusetts Bank, in Boston, is an older institution, having been chartered in 1784; and the Union Bank, in Boston, in the year 1792.-EDITOR.

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