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CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE TWENTY-THIRD VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

NATHAN ALLAN, M. D. of Massachusetts.

DAVID M. BALFOUR, ESQ., Merchant, of Massachusetts.

G. M. BELL, Esq., Bank Manager-Author of " The Philosophy of Joint Stock Banking," etc., of England.

SAMUEL BEMAN, Esq., of New York.

ABNER BENEDICT, ESQ., of the New York Bar.

HON. ALEXANDER BRADFORD, Surrogate, of New York.

E. H. DERBY, Esq., of Massachusetts.

HON. A. C. FLAGG, late Controller of the State of New York.

DAVID FOSDICK, A. M., of Massachusetts.

J. GARDENER, Esq., Merchant, of Rio de Janeiro.

DAVID R. JAQUES, ESQ., of the New York Bar.

A. B. JOHNSON, Esq., President of the Ontario (Branch) Bank-Author of "a

Treatise on Banking, etc."

THOMAS P. KETTELL, ESQ., of New York.

SAMUEL MARTIN, A. M., of London, England.
C. F. M'Cay, of the University of Georgia.

A. NASH, ESQ., of the New York Bar.

J. S. ROPES, Esq., Merchant, of Massachusetts.

EZRA C. SEAMAN, of the United States Treasury Department, Author of Essays

on the "Progress of Nations in Productive Industry, Civilization, Population, Wealth," etc.

JUNIUS SMITH, Esq., of South Carolina.

HENRY STOCKBRIDGE, ESQ., of the Baltimore Bar.

RICHARD SULLEY, Esq., of New York.

WILLIAMI J. TENNEY, Esq., of New Jersey, and

Freeman Hunt, Editor and Proprietor of the Merchants' Magazine, etc.

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INDEX TO VOL. XXIII.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1850.

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578

695

606

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British mercantile navy..

Broom manufacture, history of.
Buttons, manufacture of porcelain.
Buoys, regulations in regard to
Burnham light, British Channel..
C.

California, gold mines of.

137 Commercial value of Cuba...

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474

dramatic literature.... 585

gold at United States mint....... 118 Consumption of tobacco in England....................... 476

commerce and statistics of

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facts, curious...

586

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expedition around the world... 406
life in London.......

696

Commission business, a profitable...........
Connecticut, rights of married women in.... 526
66 law of, relating to railroad stocks 565

330

324 Corporations, legislative history of in N. Y. ..510

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state debt and revenues..

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regulations of collection districts of 663

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mania in Paris.....

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Canals in Great Britain

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Canal tolls in New York

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Ceylon, pearl fishery of

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Cement, newly discovered kind of.......... 466

Ceylon, cultivation of cotton in.

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plantations, product of in S. Carolina.. 107
and cotton fabrics, prices of...

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falsely packed and unmerchantable... 111
factories, progress of in the West. 244, 342
247
in Alabama....

manufactures at Columbus, (Ga.)..... 247
manufactures in the Southern States.. 346

crop, exports, &c., of the U. States.437, 449
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manufactures in the South, statistics of 575

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exports of, from New Orleans......... 537
factories, slave labor in..

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China opium trade......

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exports and receipts of, at New Orleans 658
crop of South Alabama....

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rates of freight from, to N. Orleans 545
manufactures of......

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receipts of, at Augusta and Hamburg.. 660

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steamboats built at..........

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scaleage on, at Baltimore..

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goods, manufacture of.

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Counterfeit gold coins, recent..

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statistics of manufactures of...... 683
import and export trade of....... 539
Cities, commercial, of United States.......34, 483
Clipperton's Rock in North Pacific Ocean.... 696
113
Coasting trade of India, freedom of....
221
Coal, import of, in foreign steamers
Codes of New York State, civil and criminal. 67
Coinage of the New Orleans Branch Mint.... 454
Coins proposed, new, in United States....... 335
deterioration of gold
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Coffee, exports of from Rio de Janeiro
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Counterfeits on the State Bank of Indiana... 123
Cuba, value of Island of...
Currency, American Continental..
66 Interest, Production.....
Customs regulations, British...
Custom-house, hydrometers for....

D.

475

121

519

462

664

456

335

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553

676
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232

219

Debt of Pennsylvania, State..
"and revenue of California..
"of Baltimore City..
"funded, of Maryland...
"and finances of Kentucky..
Depths of European and open seas..........
Decimal coinage in England.......
Discriminating duties of tonnage on imports. 662
Dividends of railway stocks in England, &c.. 124
Massachusetts Railroads.
Dry-goods stores, salesmen in.............
..95-105 Duties on sugar and molasses...
560 Dyeing, improvements in.....................

adulteration of, in London........... 138
66 imports of, into United States........ 339
exports of, from Rio de Janeiro....... 451
production and consumption of, in 1850 59
432
Collision, action to recover damages..
Commerce of Hamb'gh in 1849 and prev. years 177
632
power and influence of...........
United States, statistical view of,
in 1849....

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66

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Columbia River, Oregon.....
Columbus, (Ga.,) cotton factories in..
Commercial Chronicle and Review 84, 199,

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statistics 95, 209, 324, 442, 556, 657
regulat'ns109, 217, 339, 460, 556, 662
cities of United States, &c. .34, 483
code of Spain...........
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England, men employed on the railroads of.. 138 | Guiana, British, tariff of...
imports of corn, &c., into.......... 108 Gulf Stream, a theory of.......
England's best customer, the United States... 451 Gutta percha, some account of..
English merchants and Spanish beggars..... 135
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Europe, stocks of tobacco in..........
108
Exhibition of works of industry of all nations 127

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Fabrics of cotton, impr'ment in man'fact'res of 682
Fall River Railroad...
567
Finances of England..

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471

241

Hamburg, full statistics of commerce of... 177-188
account of Bank of..

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336 Hudson and Berkshire Railroad.
338 Hydrometers for Custom-houses.

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Georgia, tariff of freight on railroads of...... 222 Internal improvements in State of New York,

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Miscellanies 134, 243, 359, 473, 579, 697

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Library Associations
marine bill, British.......
Michigan, rights of married women in....... 526
Mining and Manufactures, Journal of........ 127
241, 342, 463, 570. 677

milliners and dress-makers of..
building for world's convention in.. 580
Louisiana, production of sugar, &c., in...... 345
rights of married women in............... 52
Lumber trade of Pensacola................. 449 Mineral riches of Illinois
Locomotives, smoke consumers for.........
Lead, Pennsylvania......
Lowell, stoppage of looms at..

Lawson's history of banking..

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...... 688
resources of Nicaragua..
989
lands of Lake Superior..
689 Mines, California gold.....
in Central America..

641

66

Legislative history of corporations in N. York 610

N.

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683

677

69

680

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annual production of......... 488 New York, criminal and civil codes of....... 67

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fisheries of........

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railroad dividends of..

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imports and exports of....

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