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MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT,

EDITOR OF THE LIBRARY OF COMMERCE, ETC.; CORRESPONDIKG MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN AND LOXDON
STATISTICAL SOCIETIES; MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY ; HONORARY
MEMBER OF THE MERCANTILE LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS OF NEW YORK, PRILA-
DELPHIA, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, LOUISVILLE, CHARLESTON, AND

CINCINNATI, ETC.

VOLUME TWENTY-SEVEN.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE 1862.

New York:
PUBLISHED AT 1 4 2 FULTON-STREET.

1852.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE TWENTY-SEVENTH VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS’MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW

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.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER INCLUSIVE, 1852.

.. 224

770

124

7

. . 611 .. 329

488

364

215 394

| Banking, free, law of Indiana....... American enterprise in Sydney........... 647

" Journal of... 87, 215, 344, 473, 601, 737 trade in India.........

Bankrupts, payment of debts by............ 523 Anchorage duties of Brazil reduced .....

Barbadoes, light on south point of.......... 126 dues of Brazil......

500

Bay of Fundy, bell buoy in................. Arithmetical accumulation of money....... 613

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

258

Belvidere Knoll ........................... Assay office for Australian gold ...........

Bill of lading-common carriers ..........

... 79 66 of lading, action on a.........

. 459 Assumpsit, action of, for goods sold, &c.... Austria, effect of customs duties in ........ 650

Bills of exchange, damages on .......... Australia, population and Commerce of..... 637

Biography, commercial.....

570

Blasting of rocks under water ......... Australian gold mines ..................... 132

320 Advance in the price of sperm and whale oils 723

Bombay harbor, beacon at entrance of...... 364 Act of Ohio touching fraud in trade........ 239

Bonds issued by railroad corporations in Me. 104

46 sale of Indiana railroad.............. 101 6 of New York relating to insurance co's., 240 * Pennsylvania loan ..................... 98

Book Trade, notices of. 139, 267,395,525, 651, 771

Book trade of France...................... 651 establishing a branch mint in California. 352 * of Maryland relating to small bank notes 612

Bookselling system of London ............. 264 4 of Maine relating to telegraph lines ... 464

Boqueron Channel port of Callao........... 1 of U.S. relating to exports to Mexico .. 496

Boston and Worcester Railroad, statistics of. 251

66 6 relating to bonds of Planters' Bank, Miss. 358

banks, average dividends of.........

“ merchant, J. Tarbell ............. Action upon a promissory note............. 336

66 progress of bank, stocks in ........ 488 6 of covenant, &c.................... 203 u to recover merchandise detained....

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

market, fluctuations of stocks in .... 87

4 stock fluctuations in................ Adulteration of coins in Paris............

16 of pale ale................

Mercantile Library Association of.... 263

Bottomry-the Apn C. Pratt................ 197 of coffee in Paris...... Advertising, hints to merchants on...

Brandies, imports into Great Britain of ..... 361 African Arts and manufactures.

Brazil, our Commerce with................. 265 Agricultural productions of Virginia...

“ anchorage duties of............

............... 124 “ statistics of the U.S.........

anchorage dues of ........... Agriculture of the U. S..................

Breadstuffs, imports into Great Britain of ... 230 Alabama, act to regulate sale of cotton in... 124 “ exported from U. S ........... 620 Ale, adulteration of pale ..................

525 British consols and debt.................... 610 An eye to business ........................ 769

“ post-office system of remitting money 743

66 treaties, list of ..................... 125

Brokers, board of........... Baltimore Board of Trade, report of........

66 contracts to deliver stocks......... Bank of England, dividends of............. 605 Business, absorption in.................. 393 is notes of olden times......

603

5 Freedley's treatise on............. 433 account overdrawn....... 590 4 and study................... ....

396 loans, regulations of Louisiana.......

notes, four, of one million sterling.... 4 note, value of a mutilated............ 330 Cadiz, American trade with..............

...... 495 checks-overdrawn account.......... 590 Calcutta, revised tariff of.......... .624 6 accounts, the merchant that kept two. 104 California, gold mining operations in..... 445 Banks, capital and dividends of Boston.....

railroads in.....

252 6 capital and dividends of Philadelphia. 98

gold, entire product.......... 66 of N. York, capital and dividends of. 92

gold mining in

382 4 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 benerolent................... 650 € Statistics...... 112, 241, 376,506, 631, 754

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