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VOLUME. FORTY-EI HTH
FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1863.

New York :
WILLIAM B. DANA, PUBLISHER AND PROPRIETOR,

CHAMBER OF COXYERCE AND UNDERWRITERS' BUILDING,

Nos. 61 AXD 63 WILLIAM STREET.

1863.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE FORTY-EIGHTH VOLUME OF TIE

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

A. N. Bell, M. D., of Brooklyn, N. Y.
William Brown, of Cote des Neiges, Canada.
CHARLES H. CARROLL, of East Cambridge, Mass.
William B. Dana, of New York.
John W. EDMONDS, late Justice of the Court of Appeals of New York.
John F. Entz, of New York.
LADISLAS KORIZMICS, of Pest, Vice-President of the Hungarian Exhibi-

tion Committee for the International Exhibition of 1862.
Thomas P. Kettell, of New York.
J. Jay Knox, of Washington.
Professor LEONE LEVI, of London, England.
H. E. Möring, Coffee and Sugar Broker, New York.
Theophilus Parsons, LL. D., Professor of Law in the University of

Cambridge.
A. W. Stetson, of Boston.
JOHN SAVAGE, of New York.
J. W. Scott, of Toledo, Ohio.
A. K. SHEPARD, of Albany.
ISAAC H. Upton, Secretary Shipmasters' Association, N. Y.
Thomas WHITNEY, of Milwaukee, Wis.

J. D. WEBSTER,

C. F. Wreaks, Secretary of Neptune Insurance Co., New York.

ALPHABETICAL INDEX

TO SUBJBOTS CONTAINED IN TER

MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW, ,

VOLUME XLVIII.

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, 1863, BOTH INCLUSIVE,

EDITED BY WILLIAM B. DANA.

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PAGE Bank returns of Massachusetts ..153, 83
Atlantic telegraph and the west coast

returns of New York State.... 486
of Ireland....

39 Banks of Philadelphia, weekly returns,
Antbracite coal trade for 1861&1862 145

393, 308, 241, 152, 85, 484
Atlantic telegraph and the western Bank returns of Rbode Island

86
terminus in New Zealand... 220

of England, weekly returns,
Accumulations and income of the na-

396, 309, 240, 152, 87, 485
tion ....

353 Banking, currency, and finance,
Agreement and assent-legal mean-

394, 83, 151, 308, 483
ing, etc...
....365, 442 Book trade

..348, 108
Army estimates for Great Britain... 429 Banks of Pennsylvania

151
Boston bank returns,

395, 308, 240, 151, 84, 484
B.

Bonus loans in Europe—their use in
United States..

193
Banks, amendments to revenue act

Baltimore, trade of...

234
affecting..

310

Banks of England and France-India
savings, of N. Y., history of.. 472

trade vs. bullion reserves.... 239
savings, history of, in Europe 472 of New York State, govern-
savings, N. York, unclaimed

ment securities held by 241
deposits...

472
of Missouri....

241
Bills of exchange, etc., stamp duty on 813

of Canada, returns...

487
Banking bill of United States.... 314

Bankiog act of the United States.... 251
Bank act passed by the N. Y. Legis . 894

national, form for persons dé-
Banking, treasury seven and three-
tenth notes not a basis for......

siring to associate for.... 486

899
Broadway railroad bill-Harlem road 404
Britain, Great, army estimates for... 429

C.
Boston, arrivals and clearances at... 262
Beet-root, sugar cane, and sorghum- Chamber of Commerce of New York,
their consumption and culture .... 17

annual meeting of....... 451
Banks of N. Y city, weekly returns,

of Commerce of Milwaukee 297
394, 308, 240, 151, 83, 488 Currency, a uniform national..

28
of Boston, Weekly returns,

paper v8. specie.....

35
395, 308, 240, 151, 84, 484 Canal enlargement, Illinois & Mich . 46

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PAGE

F.
Compass, the mariner's—iron ships., 63
Commercial Chronicle and Review,
377, 303, 224, 128, 65, 467 Finances of Ohio......

.162, 92
Canals of N. Y.- tide-water receipts. 81

of Cincinnati..

93
tolls & tonnage for 1862 338

of Illinois

162
Cincinnati, finances of.....

93

of N. Y., controller's report. 164
California, vinyards in..........

414
of Wisconsin.....

161
wool-growing..

105
of Pennsylvania...

163
wines ...
172 Failures, commercial, during year...

166
Consumption and culture of tea. 113 French convicts ..

219
Cottons, export of domestic
144 Fishing, wbale, for 1862

232
Coal trade for 1861 and 1862 145 Finances of Michigan.

248
Cattle market of N. Y. and Brighton. 147

of Missouri..

250
Controller's report of New York 154 France, railroads in..

407
Commercial regulations,

trade and commerce of
176,341, 416, 488 Foreign postage to be paid in gold... 410
Chicago, population of..

189
Cotton planting under government a
failure..

190
California gold and silver mining.... 204
Calcutta trade .....

230

Gold and silver mining in California
Confederate States, report of the Sec.,

and Nevada..

204
of the Treasury 243
mining in New Zealand.

344
European loan of 288

mines on the Missouri River...
Cotton trade, Professor Levi on the.. 254 the fluctuations in, causes, etc.,
in India, Senegal, Turkey,

877, 224, 128, 65
Jamaica, and U.S.... 255, 412

amount of, in the U. S.....214, 448
California, peanuts in....

270
Consideration for an agreement, what
is a good...

442

H.
Commercial law explained and com-
mented on...
....292, 365, 442

488
Coffee trade, European, for 1862.... 335 Hamburgh exhibition
Canada, oil wells of...

346 Health-New York vs. London...... 120
exports of flour, etc., from... 393 Hair, human, as an article of traffic.. 267
banks of ..

487 Hungary-its chief productions..... 281
Cents, coinage of, at mint
372 Hoosac tunnel

408
Canadian canal tolls

406
Clients, a sable for...

428
Customs, laws relating to..... 420

I.
Collectors of customs, instructions to,
176, 341, 415, 420, 488 Illinois and Mich. Canal enlargement 46

Internal revenue decisions......... 82
Illinois, finances of.....

94
D.

Imports and exports of New York .. ] 25
Illinois, State debt of.......

162
Debt of the United States,

Iron in Lake Superior.

260
399, 296, 131, 471 plated ship, the first.

261
Danube, regulations by European com- Income and accumulations of the pa-
missioners of..

108
tion...

353
Drive your business, but don't permit

tax, instructions & regulations 397
it to drive you...

188

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L.

London vs. New York health........ 120
Economy and liberality.

267 | Lottery loans in Europe, list of...... 194
England's tax system

433

their use in the U.S... 194
Emigration, prospects of..
269 Lake Superior iron...

260
Edmonds, Francis W., memoir, with Liberality and economy

267
engraving...

289 Law, commercial.....365, 292, 442, 497
European loan of Confederate States. 288 Lumber trade of the U. S. for 1862.. 373

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Postage, foreign, to be paid in coin... 410
PAGE Polish finances..

410
Mariner's compass-iron ships....... 63 Phototypes—something new

302
Mercantile miscellapies,

Pompeii

, the dead of, exhumed 501
428, 267, 186, 106, 501
Mineral resources of United States,

report of Secretary of Interior.... 107
Marine losses for 1862.......

Q.
Mariners, notices to .......413, 264, 170
Madagascar, the French treaty with.. 185 Quarantine bill-provisions of it..... 218
Michigan, financial condition.
248 | Quarrying instrument...

261
Missouri, finances of....

250
Mississippi, and the effect of this war
on it...

273
Milwaukee, Chamber of Commerce

R.
Rooms in........ 297
its past history. 297 Revenue decisions.....

182
Mint, annual report of..

883

act, amendments affecting
banks.....

310
Rock oil-value of flowing wells.... 393
N.

Revenue, internal, instructions as to
income tax....

397
National currency & national banking 28

Railroad in Broadway-action of Com-
New Orleans, trade and commerce of 74 Railroads in France.

mon Council...

404

407
Navy, report of Secretary of the 100

in New York.

408
iron-clads of United States... 103

in Mass., Hoosac Tunnel... 408
New York vs. London-health... 120

in Pennsylvania..

499
imp’ts, exports, & arrivals. 125

of Connecticut

500
market, prices of fifty-five

Railroad consolidation West........ 498
articles in......

129
trade and commerce of... 137
export of domestic cottons
from...
144

S.
foreign imports of wool at 145
cattle market..

147

Sugar cane, beet root, and sorghum,
finances of State.

154

their consumption and culture.... 17
tonnage of....

262
Nautical intelligence

Specie payment of New State debt.. 164

.264, 168
Needle making....

Sugar trade of the U.States for 1862 229
188

European, for 1862.... 335
New Zealand, gold mining in... 344

Saltpetre-annual report..... 236
National accumulation and national
income...

Stamp duty upon promissory notes,
353
bills of exchange, etc...

313
Sandwich Islands, trade and com. of. 336
St. Domingo, the island of..

861
Stereoptican.......

430

Storage, half month's, paid by imp'ters 497
Obio, fipances of......

.162, 92
Oil wells of Canada..

346
value of flowing...

393

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