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MERCHANTS' MAGAZINE

AND

COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

CONDUCTED BY FREEMAN HUNT, A. M.,

MBMBER 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-FOUR.

FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1856.

New York:
PUBLISHED AT 14 2 FULTON-STREET.

1856.

CONTRIBUTORS

TO THE THIRTY-FOURTH VOLUME OF THE

MERCHANTS’MAGAZINE AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW.

ABBOTT BROTHERS, Counselors-at-Law, New York.
SUMNER ALBEE, Esq., of the Suffolk Bar.
J. H. ALLEN, Esq.
Hon. Nathan APPLETON, of Massachusetts.
EDWARD R. Boyle, Esq.
H. Boynton, Esq., of New York.
Hon. Thomas G. Cary, of Massachusetts.
R. B. FORBES, Esq., of Massachusetts.
George S. Fox, Esq., of Philadelphia.
CHARLES W. FREDERICKSON, Broker, of New York.
Enoch Hale, Jr., Esq., of New York.
T. B. Hall, Esq., of Massachusetts.
GEORGE LIVERMORE, Esq., Merchant, of New York.
J. W. Scott, Esq., of Ohio.
Hon. F. O. J. Smith, of Maine.
RICHARD SULLEY, of Indiana.
GEORGE F. Train, Esq., of Melbourne, Australia.
Ex-President John Tyler, of Virginia.
EMANUEL Weiss, Esq., of New York.
GEORGE M. Weston, Esq., of Maine.
L. WOODRUFF, Esq., of Michigan.
PROFESSOR WURM, of Hamburg.
Freeman Hunt, Editor and Proprietor.

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FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE, 1856.

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Abbott Lawrence, memoir of ......
659 Bank dividends, New York ............

341
the inan, the merchant, &

Joan, collateral security for a....
the statesman .........

* of England, clerks and salaries in... ... 730
Act relating to bills of lading ....

4 stocks, Boston, in 1855-56 .....
weights & measures in La.... Banks, condition of the Baltimore ..... 2
wrecks, British.............. 248

Philadelphia ... 203, 215
4 relative to contracts made by women... 617

Rhode Island ...... 342
" to secure payment of int. on State bonds 601 in N. Y. receiving bills of other States 75
Action to recover for merchandise bought .. 326

liabilities and resources of Boston,
Africa, commerce of, with U. States ......

79, 203, 329, 457, 585
Agents, liability of ......

452
of circulation .........

344
Agricultural fairs at Paris...

of Kentucky, condition of ........ 466
productions of U. States....

of Massachusetts, condition of ..... 215
resources of California .....

379
of N. Orleans, condition of.......

473
statistics of Scotland ...

381
of Portland, condition of .....

344
statistics of Massachusetts......

of South Carolina in 1855.....

337
Agriculture, statistics of. 118, 253, 378,502, 624, 752 of United States, condition of........ 212
Alabama, finances of ......

savings, in Massachusetts........ 217
Albopy & Bangor, lumber trade of .....

weekly average of New York city,
Alexander Henry, biography of.......

36

78, 202, 329, 457, 584, 713
America & Europe, et'm communicat'n betw. 372 weekly average of Boston, ..
American copper .............

79, 202, 329, 457, 584, 713
mercantile biography ............

389

Barbadoes, W. I., light on Needham Point .. 110
merchant in Melbourne, an ...... Barnstable merchants in New York......... 644
merchants, lives of.. 272, 316,
Beverage, coffee leaf as a ....

137
railroads, present and future of.. 367 Belfast, Ireland, tonnage of .........

607
seamen in U. States....

Belgium, commerce of, with U. States ... 604
tobacco in Europe....

Bell's Commercial College at Chicago....... 264
wool, the quality of......

Bills of lading, British law relating to ......
Ames' shovel manufactory.........

Biography, mercantile: Alexander Henry...
Ancient banking ..................

isook trade.......... 139, 267, 395, 523, 651,
Anthracite coal trade of U, States .....

Boots and shoes, invention of........
Application of voluntary payments, the

Boston, alien passengers arrived at, in 1855.
Arabia, commerce with Egypt and ..... 560

and New York stock markets ..... 465
Arizona copper mines, the..........

759

bank capital and dividends....... 598
Armed neutrality, Russia & principles of the

- stocks in 1855-56 ....

213
Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company, the... 491

Board of Trade, the ........
steamships, passages of.......

Calcutta trade of ........

133
shortest passage across ......

751
comparative imports at....

204
Australia, cummerce and resources of .

insurance companies ............

489
population of......
421

condition of... 612
the trees and woods of.......

in 1855-56..... 234
yield of gold tlelds of ........

liabilities and resources of banks in,
Austria, commerce and industry of..... 557

79, 203, 329, 457, 585
of, with U, States....... 605

manuf. stocks in, in 1855-56 ....... 259
# fipancial condition of......

472

New England railroad stocks in .... 368
Austrian tarifi, modification of ....

ship-building in, in 1855........... 127
stocks in 1855, dividends on.... 213

receipts for duties at.........
Baltimore & Charleston, growth of, compar'd 137

banks, weekly averages of,
comparative imports at ...

79, 202, 329, 457, 584, 713
condition of banks of........ 203, Bramble's automaton for weighing grain..., 504
houses in..................

Breakwater light at Portland refuge harbor.. 111
Bangor and Albany, lamber trade of.....

Bremen steamers, passages of.............. 242
population of.......

Bricks, glass faced and grooved ............ 129
Banker, fortune of a great ...

British empire, mercantile marine of ...... 232
Bankırs, integrity of London ..........

• law relating to bills of lading ...... 248
responsibility of..............

wrecks......... 348
Banking, currency and finance journal of,

merchant, character of the. .... 773
99, 208, 337, 465, 593

system of railroads, the .....
department of State of N York.... 338 | Brokers, duty of, on making a contract... 582
in New South Wales............. Business, generosity in ..

644
in Virginia.....

" how to ruin a neighbor's...... 648
law, the free, in Tennessee amend'd

* lite, 'the courtesies of..........
money and....

185 Buffalo, ihe greatest grain market in the
system, the N. Y., brief sketch of . 340 world ....

won ... ..... ....... ................
Baok bills, for preventing the alteration of.. 219 Buskar ligbt, Winga Sound, Sweden ....... 610

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