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MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT, A. M.,

HEMBER OF THE NEW YORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; 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, PHILADELPHIA, BOSTON, BALTIMORE, LOUISVILLE,
CHARLESTON, AND CINCINNATI, ETC.

VOLUME THIRTY-SIX.

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1857.

New York:

PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON-STREET.
1857.

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D R L X X X I CONTRIBUTORS

DR LXXXT TO THE THIRTY-SIXTH VOLUME OF

Ear P 13.1.150

THE

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

ABBOTT BROTHERS, Counselors-at-Law, New York.
HENRY B. AUCHINCLOSS, Esq., of New York.

DAVID M. BALFOUR, Esq., of Massachusetts.

A. N. BELL, M. D., of New York, late of the United States Navy.
JOHN P. BROWN, Esq., of the United States Legation at Constantinople.
HENRY C. CAREY, Esq., Author of "The Principles of Political Econ-
omy," "The Past, Present, and Future," "The Harmony of Interests,
Agricultural, Manufacturing, and Commercial," of Pennsylvania.

E. H. DERBY, Esq., Counselor-at-Law, of Massachusetts.

HENRY M. FLINT, Esq., of Illinois.

CHARLES W. FREDERICKSON, Broker, of New York.

DANIEL R. HUNDLEY, Esq., of Illinois.

A. B. JOHNSON, Esq., President of the Branch Bank of Ontario.

CALEB LAMSON, Esq., Counselor-at-Law, of Massachusetts.

JAMES MCHENRY & Co., American Commission Merchants, of Liverpool.
ADOLPHUS MEIER & Co., Merchants, of Missouri.

E. MERIAM, Esq., of New York.

PLINY MILES, Esq., of New York.

E. P. PEABODY, of Massachusetts.
C. J. W. RUSSELL, Esq., of California.
J. W. SCOTT, Esq., of New York.

L. W. TENELLI, Esq., of New York.

George Francis TRAIN, Esq., Merchant.

AMASA WALKER, Esq., late Secretary of State of Massachusetts.

GEORGE M. WESTON, Esq., of Maine.

DAVID WILDER, Jr., Esq., of Massachusetts.

FREEMAN HUNT, Editor and Proprietor.

INDEX TO VOLUME XXXV I.,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1857.

PAGE

Abandonment-insurance

453
485

Abbott's horometer....
Absecom, New Jersey, lighthouse at.... 98, 367
Action, the watchword of success...

391

in New York city, weekly averages of,

66 to recover for injury done to goods in
private warehouse...

66
64

73, 207, 330, 458, 581, 712 in New York (State) condition of..... 723 721 the savings..... 208

66

66

Advertising bores
Affreightment, parol contract of.
Africa, commerce and productions of.
African slave trade..
Agents-action to recover value of cotton

66
66

in Pennsylvania, condition of..

in Portland, Me

208

66

in United States

217,338, 342

324

66

in Wisconsin, condition of

sold to a manufacturer Agricultural future of United States.

330 682

116

66
66

Mr. Gilbart and the joint stock.
origin of savings..

82

66 products & labor in olden times 755 371 Agriculture of United States.

66

66 statistics of... 113, 371, 492, 635, 752 Alabama, financial condition of...

Bank stock, fluctuations in Boston, for '56... 343
transfer of.
Bargain, a curious..
a Quaker.

454 518 648

46

223
519
230

valley, first American trader to... Albany, barley trade of.

Barley trade of Albany

230

66

66

222 Biography, merc., 147, 313, 428, 517, 641, 646, 769 66 real and personal property in. 113 Birds, trade in, and commercial value of.... 375 Algiers, cultivation of cotton in.. 500 Book trade, the...... 139, 265, 393, 521, 649, 777 452 America, Central, population of.... 635 Bottomry-hypothecation of ship, etc... 66 the wine grape in.. American commerce, present and future of. 516 Boston banks..... 74, 208, 330, 459, 582, 714, 722 263 for five years, dividends of..... 596 enterprise abroad.. bank stock, fluctuations in '56 of..... 343 480 Americans and American trade at Constantifire insurance in..... rown... nople. By John P. insurance companies, dividends of... 22 346 in '56. Apprentices, a good lesson for . Arkansas. finances and debt of. market, railroad and city bonds sold in 1856-7 in Assay office, New Yo.k, deposits at, 71, 206, 328, 457, 580, Assignments-debtor and creditor..

66
66
66
66

66

66

66

66

711

342

68

sales of stock of manufacturing com-
panies in 1856-7 in....

384

66

in Kentucky, of fraudulent... 349 953 Australia, railways in

66
66

merc. lib'y asso'n, donation for...... 663
with Mediterranean & India, com. of 731
96
Brazil, light on the east coast of...
Bread, the basis of commercial enterprise... 390
494
66 and meat in cities, prices of ..........
Breadstuffs, United States exports to Great
Britain and Ireland..

92

& provisions, U. S. exp'ts of, 79, 89 into G. B. in 1856, imports of... 733 British patents.

129

135

66 64

66

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Baltimore, Peabody Institute in......
64 banks, condition of the....
Bank, dividend day at the

6

66

66

66

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66

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325

264

of England..

of France..

of Ireland, property of

of Paris, the international

Banking, currency, and finance, journal of,

66

66

706

514

137

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282

518

541

434, 068

467 131

capital and circulation in State of New
York, increase of

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209 Banks in Boston, capital & divid'ds in '56-7.. 722 in Missouri, condition of.

66

66

725 559, 6×2 561 292 662

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66 81, 217, 337, 455, 589, 721

680

66 and bankers in England...

66

469

in New York, the three eras of.... 592
law and banks of Illinois, new.
Bank-note redemption, act of N. Y. State on. 727
Bank-notes, the use of..

424
729

C.

773 Calcutta, directions for approaching the Sand 519 Heads in both monsoons.

66 doing double duty, half... Bankrupt merchant, anecdote of a.. Bankruptcy and barbarism in London... Banks and banking in New York State..... 61 and banking law of Missouri....... connected with Montreal..... dividends for five years of Boston....

66

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66

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in New Jersey, statement of April, '57 582

in New Orleans.... 208, 330, 459, 582, 714

596

541
467

66

in Arkansas

in Baltimore, condition of the.

in Boston, weekly averages of,

74, 208, 330, 459, 582, 714
in Europe, first establishment of ...........
in Massachusetts, condition of........ 341

85

66

81

dividends of the savings

$6

344

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465 Calcutta, port rules of....

725

41

365 738 210

640

fisheries. By C J. W. Russell.... 573 gold mining in

631 340 469

479

California, bonded and war debt of..
Chinese population of..

66

66

66

46

gold received at New York. California, the debt of.

Canada, commercial progress of....

66

66

66

imports at the several ports and duties collected in 1856..

"... justice to-the "almighty dollar”. post office department of....

361 645

757

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