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MERCHANTS MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

ESTABLISHED BY FREEMAN HUNT IN 1839.

VOLUME THIRTY-NINE.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1858.

New York:
GEO. W. & JNO. A. WOOD, 142 FULTON STREET.

1858.

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A. N. BELL, M. D., of Brooklyn, late of U. S. Navy.
James G. Swan, Esq., of Boston, Massachusetts.
GEORGE S. Wilkes, Esq., Brantford, Canada.

H. Boynton, Esq., of New York.
Tal. P. SHaffner, Esq., of New York.

Charles H. CARROLL, Merchant, of Massachusetts.

E. MERIAM, of Brooklyn.

J. C. BATTERSBY, Esq., of New York.

David M. BALFOUR, Esq., of Boston ; and

THOMAS P. KETTELL, Editor.

INDEX TO VOLUME

XXXIX.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1858.

law case .....

66

PAOL
PAGE Branch Mint, (San Francisco,) operations of
Admeasurement of Shipping, No. 3. By W.

599
W. Bales, Esq.......

for the last fiscal year.....

524
Admiralty decisions--damage to cargo, &c..

49 Brandy, origin of....
71 Brazil sugar...

358
578

357
Africa, cotton cultivation in...

commerce of..
130
coffee crop of, for the year 1857-58 ...

734
commercial aspect of Central

731
Agriculture, statistics of,

771 Breadstuffs, export of, from the U, States ...
Bremen, commerce of .....

357
129, 255, 385, 513, 636, 760

374

insurance in ....
64 and the government...
386 British mails ...

370
in Illinois

641

East India Company, end of the 394
in France..
515

117
Agricultural products, value of...

post office-mails for Liberia..
239
fisheries

897
Alton, Illinois, city debt of ...
7:23

227
Amelia Island, Fla., range lights on.....

commerce for four years

6:3
American extravagance..

railways
397
East India Company.

649
Amoor River, explorations of.

176
income tax....

477
Apalachicola, Florida.....

478
Application for injunction, (law case)

and foreign shipping and exports.... 731
455

758
Arkansas, population of ..

woolen trade, statistics of the
645
coal tra le, statistics of the

757
Atlantic telegraph cable, extension of
Austria, wine crop of..

.... 502 Brooklyn, fires in the city of. for six months. 239
386 Brussels lace, manufacture of

140
resumption of payments by national
bank of....

Buoy on E. coast of Scotl'd, alter'n of color of 236

725
Average accruing to ship Sea Horse for as-

C.
sistance in getting off strand

580
Calcutta, exports to

103
B.
California, trade and commerce of..

353
Bale rope, duty on, (treasury circular)...... 228

Camden & Amboy Railroad and Delaware &
Raritan Canal..

248
Baltimore and Onio Railroad, receipts of.... 750 Canada, new usury law of..

476
Bangor lumber market.....

227
tariff of...

488
Bank law of Virginia......

99
wheat trade..

102
of France, condition of...

canals, statistics of the

751
of England, condition of

712 Canal & river insurance in N. York, rates of. 240
failures, losses by, in Great Britain.... 721

753
Banks of Kentucky.....

trade of Virginia, the

213 Canal-boats, lien on ..
of the State of New York, resources Canals in the United States..

119
and liabilities of..

475
vs. railroads-freights..

123
of Charleston, S.C.......
99 Canary Islands, population of

518
or Mlinois...

seed, duty on...
" throughout the U. States, condition of 312 Cantick Head, Orkneys, revolving light on... 367
of Switzerland in 1857
726 Cape Barda, Australia, revolving light on...

496
of Newark, New Jersey, condition of. 722 Cape Busto, coast of Spain, fixed light at.... 114
Banking, currency, and finance, journal of, Cape Cullera, coast of Spain, fixed light on.. 742

88, 212, 341, 466, 590, 716 Cape May, New Jersey, light-vessel off...... 367
and credit systems, the. By Chas. Cape Salou, coast of Spain, fixed light at.... 365
H. Carroll....

306, 443 Caryssort Reef, Dry Bank & Sand Key lights 111
and currency. By Geo.s. Wilkes. 191 Casks of American manufacture.

610
Barnegat, N. J., new lighthouse at.... 613 Cast-steel in coils, duty on
Bass Strait, Australia, lights at......

113 Causes of the recent commercial distress 553
Bengal, trade of, for 1857-58...

731 Caustic soda, duty on, (treasury circular)... 106
Billingsgate Island, Cape Cod, fixed light on. 495 Cavoli lalet, Mediterranean, rev'lving light on 497
Bishop and Clerk's shoal, new lighthouse at. 366 Census of the State of New York...

132
Blank copying books, duty on .
105 Champagne, American

513
Bolivar Point, Texas, lighthouse at.

366 Chances of life, the
Book trade, the...... 141, 270, 398, 526, 654, 774 Charleston, S.C., banks of.
Books imp'rted by Am. Tract Society, duty on 612

commerce of.
Boston bank returns, weekly,

Chicago, commercial industry of.

420
91, 215, 346, 467, 593, 717
bank dividends, 1857-58.....

shipments of grain from, for 20 years 422
596
spring wheat inspection

616
property valuation of...
478 Chiccory cultivation...

131
flour and grain trade of..

358 Chile, progress of railroads in
commercial industry of
66

population of.......
and vicinity, dry goods trade of 102 Chilian post-office ..
"
merchant, obituary of a

645 China, exports of..
Bottomry bond-lache-right of sheriff to

manufacture of silk in.
intervene, (law case)

73

trade, the....

331

96

110

231

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