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MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

EDITED BY

WILLIAM B. DANA,

VOLUME FORTY-SIXTH,

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1862.

New York :

WILLIAM B. DANA, PUBLISHER AND PROPRIETOR,

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND UNDERWRITERS' BUILDING,

N06, 61 AND 63 WILLIAM STREET.

1862.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE FORTY-SIXTH VOLUME

OF

THE

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

A. N. BELL, M. D., of Brooklyn, N. Y.
WILLIAM Brown, Cote des Neiges, Canada.
CHARLES H. CARROLL, of East Cambridge, Mass.
E. CULLEN, M.D., M.R.C.S.E.
William B. Dana, of New York.
I. Smith Homans, of New York, Secretary of Chamber of Commerce.
SHEPPARD HOMANS, Actuary of the Mutual Life Insurance Co., N. Y.
Thomas P. KETTELL, of New York.
Professor LEONE LEVI, of London, England.
Pliny MILES, of New York.
H. E. Möring, Coffee and Sugar Broker, New York.
JOHN SAVAGE, of New York.
J. W. Scott, of Toledo, Ohio.
Charles Tomlinson, of London, England.
Isaac H. Upton, Secretary Shipmasters' Association, N. Y.
"0. A. W." of New York.
Hon. AmAsA WALKER, of Massachusetts.
C. F. WREAKS, Secretary Neptune Marine Insurance Co., N. Y.

ALPHABETICAL INDEX

TO SUBJECTS CONTAINED IN THE

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW,

VOLUME XLVI.

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, 1862, BOTH INCLUSIVE.

EDITED BY WILLIAM B. DANA.

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PAGE. Bank note circulation of Great Britain Act of Congress requiring oath of al

and Ireland.......

394 legiance from masters of American

of Engld notes, strange forgery vessels....

486
of..

294 Admiralty, British, business of...... 81

of England, weekly returns, Advantages of uniform postage..... 443

394, 492, 560 Africa, cotton growth of.........67, 270

of France, monthly, returns, 395 Agriculture and mining of Mexico... 417

officers, small stockholders, and Agricultural statistics...

670
large borrowers...

288 Alabama, sequestration act in.

89

pawners, at Boston, business of 292 Albany, lumber trade of, 1850 to 1861 216

returns, weekly, New York, Algeria, cotton growth of.... 572

Philadelphia, Boston, and Alterations of checks and notes..... 296

Providence'..290, 393, 491, 559 American steam fire engine in Engl’od 490

of west'n Missouri, statament of 290 Amoor, trade with

commissioners report of Conn. 564 Ants, a plague of... .

590 Banking, currency, & finance, journal A new trick...

608

of........288, 393, 491, 559 Authracite coal trade of the U.S... 376

system & national cui rency. 113 Arctic expedition of 1860, account of. 65 Bankruptcies in G. Britain in 1861.. 307 Arming of merchant ships... 182 Bankruptcy, narrow escape from.... 589 Armies and pavies of Europe . 608 Bankrupt law,

proposed..

88 Armory, national, necessity of... 496 Banks of Canada, returns of.. ..... 292 Arms and saltpetre export from Eng

of Maine...

495 land forbidden.

168

of Obio, quarterly statement of. 396 Army telegraph......

162

savings, of N. Y., yearly return 493 Atlantic telegraph again.

299

of New York State..... 561 Atlantic telegraph cable, (law suit).. 302 Belligerents, rights of, in British ports 484 Australia, cotton in.. 166 Berar cotton....

67 Australian mail service. 79 Bill reducing postage...

401 Austria, commerce of..

316 Bombay, exports of, 1860-61....... 285

Book notices......108, 318, 411, 509, 593
Boston, arrivals and clearances of

vessels at, 1862-61..... 281 Baltimore banks, report of, 1860-61.. 289

bank returns of, imports and exp’ts of, 1861 284

290, 393, 491, 560 finances of....

563

cotton exports of 1857–61.. 269 Bank, a government...

118

pawner's bank, business of.. 292 circular from N. Y. to Chicago. 293

receipts of various articles at legislation, Illinoie....

292

port of, 1858-61........ 284

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Boston, trade of, 1861....

281 China and United States, convention
Botanical garden of Mauritius 590 between for adjustment of claims. 483
Bread vs. cotton...
64 China, custom-bouses in.....

93
Breaches of contract in India..... 176 population of..

408
Bremen, imp'ts & exp'ts of cotton at. 85 trade with...

155
Bridge, new iron, over Thames..... 219 Chronological table of four centuries. 17
Brighton cattle market for 1861 460 Cigars, duty on.

88
Buffalo robes, duty on...

401 Cincinnati pork packing for 30 years. 614
trade and commerce of..... 368 Cities op the Missouri River........ 54
British and Americ'n post'l arrangem't 78 City weekly bank returns,
admiralty, business of....... 81

290, 393, 491, 559
colonies in 1838-39, statist's of 475 Clyde, steamship building on.. 69
commerce, and the Hudson's
Coaches, last of in England..

75
Bay Territory.... ... 214 Coal, production of anthracite in U.S. 376
mails to Singapore, Penang, Cochineal in India..

191
China, &c.....
78 Cocoons, growth of, etc.

321
mercantile steam fleet. 69 Coffee, imports, stock of, etc., in U. S.
North America, census of.... 472 and Europe. ....

44, 198
subsidies to, mail steamers, one

trade of Rio Janeiro..

454
result of

79
crop of Ceylon....

671
warehousing system..... 188 Colombia, United States of, coin val-

uation in....

307
C.

U. S. of, new tariff in..... 90

Colored population of United States,
California, copper and coal in.. ... 360

movement of...

576
fisheries of....
361 Commerce of Austria.

316
mines, yield of

359

of New York for 1861... 273
quicksilver in

360

of Philadelphia, 1859-61. 285
telegraph tariff

159

of Portland, Me........ 209
wool, exports of..

362

United States, imports and
iron clad veesels for.. 554

exports, 1860-61 ..... 461
Canada-returns of banks... 292 Commercial Chronicle and Review,
railroads in....

303

100, 202, 308, 403, 500, 577
Upper and Lower, popula- Commercial phrensies....

225
tion of..... ...472, 473

progress of four centuries 17
Caval, proposed, between Lake Erié

regulations,
and Lake Michigan....... 218

87, 168, 304, 399, 447, 550
company, Delaware & Hudson 519 Coins, sale of, in New York........ 692
“ tide-water, deliver's of, 1859-61 213 Confiscated property in rebel States. 174
“ boats, steam, new style.. 649 Connecticut, railroads of...

73
Captain Cook, of Salem, death of... 71

finances of..

562
Cattle market of Brighton, Mass., 1861 460

bank commission's report 564
of New York for 1861 459 Consumption of wines in Great Bri-
Causes of death in England

49 tain under the reduced duties..... 211
of decrease in the population Contented life, a....

315
of Ireland.....
53 Continental money.

295
Census of British North America... 472 Convention between England, France,
" of Ireland for 1861...... 48

and Spain as regards Mexico..... 172
“ of New South Wales.. 49 Convention between China and the U.
of United Kingdom.

476

S. for the adjustment of claims... 483
Central America as a cotton field... 62 Copper and coal in California.. 360
Certificates of indebtedness, authoriz'd 479 mines of Lake Superior.

378
Chamber of Commerce, Edinburgh.. 175

regions of “

192
Glasgow.... 176 Correspondence, foreign..

95
N. Y., meet- Cost of mail service in the U. S.. 77
ings of.....
30, 32, 146 Cosmetics, dangerous...

145
Chamber of Commerce, San Francisco,

history and uses of..... 139
meeting of....

151 Costa Rica, harbor and commercial
Chicago, trade of, for 1861...
82 regulations of......

805
for 1859-1861 363 Cotton cloths, foreign, in France..
Chili, railways in......

301

culture in Africa.... 67, 270
steamers in.

166

182
in Australia.

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Cotton culture in Berar.....

67 Debt of United States in March 1,
in Central America... 63 1862..

397
in Egypt
166 Deer skins, duty on.

171
in Hayti.

271 Defences of harbors on great lakes
in Illinois.
272 and rivers...

337
in India...

271 Delaware and Hudson canal com-
in Jamaica
63

549
pany......
in Liberia.
269 Disease of nutmegs..

86
in Peru..

272 Distances of stations on Pacific tele-
Queensland..
167 graph....

300
Tartary

272 Docks, Liverpool, short account of.., 180
Turkey..

270 Duke of Wellington, anecdote of..... 408
of, in Venezuela...... 571 Duties received at New York, 1859-
of, Algeria..... 692

1861..

979
exports of Boston and N. Y.. 268

Philadelphia, 1858
of G. Britain, 1869-61 386 -1861..

285
and imports of Bremen 85 Duty on Buffalo robes.

401
62 on cigars...

88
in Iowa..

65
on deer skins.

171
and flax wool.

66 on extract of safflower... 399
government sale of..

212 on lithographic hand bills or
imports at Liverpool 1861-62 390

show bills

87
perennial in cold climates... 66 on old yellow metal.

899
Portuguese...

67

on round cast-steel in coils.. 169
printing in France..
195 on saddlery.

172
question-growth, imports, ex-

on silk lacets...

170
ports, etc., 62, 166, 265, 381, 535 on tea....

304, 305
seed for India...

167 on velvets in piece for the but-
stock at Liverpool, 1860-1861 214

ton manufacture..

170
supply and slavery...

on woolen jackets

87
in England.

265 on shawls, embroidered.... 400
in Europe.

384
in Havre....

E.
in United States. 268 Earth, internal heat of ......

193
prospective. 391 Edinburgh chamber of commerce,. 175
of India to England 64 Economy, financial....

424
Surat no substitute for Ameri-

Effect of emigration in Great Britain. 52

381, 535 of war on increase of popula.
trade for years 1826-1860... 386 tion....

53
distress in England... 535 Egypt, cotton growth in.

166
what supply we can anticipate Embroidered muslins, Irish

558
and what prices

535 Emigration from Great Britain in
Cunard steamers, Atlantic...

80

1860 48
dimensions of..... 180

effect of 52
Currency, pational, authenticated.... 119 Employment of Women...

52
and banking sys.

England, (see also “Great Britain" and
tem...........
113

United Kingdom."
128, 186
cotton supply of..

265
Custom houses in China. .......

gales on the coast of.... 71
house regulations as to South-

last of the coaches in.

75
ern ports opened......... 553

mercantile marine fund in.. 72
population of.....

475
D.

railways in...

75

silk consumption of... 85
Dangerous cosmetics....

145

bank of, weekly returns... 560
Darien, survey of Isthmus of....... 14 Erie railroad earnings, expenses, etc.,
Dead letters-postoffice regulations..

81
1852-1861..

470
Dealers in old metals in Great Britain,

report of receiver. 465
law relating to...
374 Europe, cotton supply of....

384
Death, causes of, in England.

49

unproductive labor of... 211
of Captain Cook, of Salem, European armies and Davies... 608
Mass..
71 | Expedition, Arctic, of 1860...

55

66

... 267

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