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137 Iron in Russia....

279 Iron in Great Britain........
285 Iron in United States..
286 Iron in the several States
287 Iron business of Baltimore.
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Education to the prevention of crime 409 Islands of the Pacific.....
Education statistics of U. States.... 411 Islands of the Pacific.......

415 Isthmus of Suez, ship canal across. 766

422 Japonica Dioscorea...


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Emancipation, West India.... 474, 591 Louisiana, Public education in..... 555

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49, 206, 327 Merchant of Old School........... 373
Mercantile Library Association.... 382
118 Mercantile Library of Charleston.. 654
446 Mineral wealth of the world.......
792 Missouri Compromise......



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Mobile River and its Branches..... 729

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I. LITERARY AND MISCELLANEOUS: China and the Chinese Revolution,

by Dr. Scott, of New Orleans, 1; The African Slave Trade, 16; American

States, Alabama, 21; Events of the Month, Book Notices, 29; The South

and the Union, by Mr. Garnet, of Virginia, 145; Abolition, 149; Fugitive

Slaves, 151; Missouri Compromise, 153; The American States, History

and Progress of Alabama, by Professor N. R. Davis, 154; Early Times in

New Orleans, 160; Cuba-its present condition, &c., 163; The Azores or

Western Isles, 168; Southern Society at the period of the Revolution, 169;

Russia-its Military Establishment, 170; Records, National and State,

Events of the Month, Notices of late Books, &c., 175; Editorial Notices,

&c., 176; The South and the Union, by Mr. Garnet, of Virginia, 289; The

African Slave Trade, 297; Spanish and Cuban Views of Annexation, 305;

Gibbon's Exploration of the Amazon, 312; Lieutenant Maury, 313; Crimes

and Casualties of 1854, 314; Mortality of 1854, 315; Events of the Month,

Personal Notices, Book Notices, &c., 316; Principles of the New Political

Order, 320; The South and the Union--the Union, past and present, how it

works and how to save it, 434; William Chambers on Slavery, 448; The

Negro Race, 454; The Course of Epidemics, yellow fever, 456; The Hire-

ling and the Slave, 459; Events of the Month, Book Notices, &c., 463; The

South and the Union, by Mr. Garnet, of Virginia, 559; Indian Mounds in

Louisiana, 568; A Northerner's Experience in regard to Southern Slavery,

571; The new Diplomatic and Consular System of the United States, 578;

Russia, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, 582; Statistics of American Cities,

587; Editorial Notes, 589; Book Notices, &c., 590, 591; The South and

the Union, by Mr. Garnet, of Virginia, 681; The Diplomatic and Consular

System of the United States, 690; Sources from which great Empires come,

by a citizen of Texas, 698; Texas and the Topography of the Rio Grande,

705; Beauties of Negro Rule, 710.

II. AGRICULTURE AND FARMING: Congressional Legislation upon

Guano, 33; Sugar Crop and Climate, 35; Florida and Spanish Tobacco,

36; Structure of the Fibre of Cotton, 40; The Cane and Cotton Districts,

44; Agricultural County Surveys, 47; Fruit Culture at the South, 49;

State Fairs in 1854, 51; Negroes, Instruction of Slaves, 52; Richest Man

in Virginia, 53; Science of Farming, 54; Ohio Vineyards, 56; Plantation

Management, 57; Farming in Maryland and Virginia, &c., 59; Turpentine

at South, 61; Varieties of Cotton-East and West Indian and American,

177; Sugar Product and Process of Manufacture, 181; The Hireling and

the Slave, 185; Life of the Southern Slave, 187; Southern Pine Forests-

Turpentine, 188; Agricultural Statistics of Great Britain, 192; Culture of

the Vine at the South, 193; Cotton-its Value, Growth, and Export, 194;

New Theories in Agriculture, 195; Agriculture of Texas, 200; Agricultural

Capacities of California, 201; United States Agricultural Institute, 204;

Adaptation of the South for Fruit Culture, 206; Dean Cotton-to Planters

and Farmers, 208; The Cotton Crop of 1854, 321; Adaptation of the South

for Fruit Culture, 327; Culture of the Vine, 330; Something for Cotton

Planters, 332; Agricultural Capacities of Texas, 334; Negro Melodies, 335;

Tropical Cotton, 336; What one Man can do on Florida Soil, 337; Agri-

culture in Tennessee, 338; The Duties of an Overseer, 339; Agricultural

Societies and Education in Tennessee, 345; Early Growth of Wheat in the

United States, 348; Highly Valuable Information for Rice Planters, 350;

Two Crops of Rice in one Season, 465; The Cost of a Pound of Cotton,

468; Fruit Culture at the South, 470; Valuable Information for Rice

Planters, 472; Practical Effects of Emancipation-being a view of the

present state of things in the British West Indies, by D. J. McCord, of South

Carolina, 474; Selection of Seed in Agriculture, by D. W. Scott, of Ohio,

496; Practical Effects of Emancipation, by D. J. McCord, of South Carolina,

591; United States Agricultural Society, 602; Tobacco Culture at the

South, 603; Cotton Planters and Direct Trade, 605; Indian Corn, 605;

Pigs and their Statistics, 608; Southern Fruits, 609; Slave Missionaries,

612; Foreign Plants in United States, 612; Alabama Agricultural Society,

613; Fowls, 615; Japonica, 616; Florida and Texas, 617; Wine and Vine-

yards of France, 618; The Horse, 619; Management of Slaves, 713; The

Soil we Cultivate, 719; Thomas Tusser-Agriculture in Rhyme, 723; Do-

mestic Economy for Farmers, 731; Cotton, 734; A Valuable Agricultural

Implement, 736; New and Improved Cotton Gin, 739; Florida Cotton, 740;

General and Incidental Views on Agriculture, 741.

III COMMERCE AND STATISTICS: Safety of Navigation, Tonnage
United States and Great Britain, 66; Central America, Usury Laws, Sand-
wich Islands, 69; Great Cities, 73; Islands of Pacific, 79; Commercial Sta-
tistics, Gulf States, Hard Times, Silk Trade, 95; Islands of Pacific-their
Trade, Population, and other Statistics, 209; Silk and Silk Trade, 215;
Progress of the United States, 1783-1855, 217; Slave Trade in New York,
224; Tight Times, 228; Transportation across Continent to the Pacific, 230;
Banks in United States, 230; Commercial Statistics United States, 232;
British and American Tonnage, 234; New Orleans Taxable Property, 235;
Gold and Silver in United States, 237; Present Commerce of United States,
238; Commerce of Galveston, Mobile, and Baltimore, 238; Southern Com-
mercial Convention, 240; Southern Commercial Convention at New Orleans,
353; Commercial Statistics of the United States, 360; Our Gulf and the
Amazon, 364; Commerce of France, 366; Safety of Steamers at Sea, 369;
A Merchant of the Old School, 373; Commercial Progress of St. Paul,
Minnesota, 374; Gold-its relative value, 376; The Rate of Interest and
Penalty for Usury, 380; The Greatest Grain Port in the World, 381; Mer-
cantile Library Association of St. Louis, 382; Commerce of New Orleans,
383; Commerce of St. Louis, Cod Fishery, 384; Debts and Securities, 497;
Statistics of Chicago, 502; Trade of Pittsburgh, 504; Commercial Statistics
of Mobile, 506; Sugar Trade of the United States, 508; The Mouths of the
Mississippi, 509; Military Strength in Europe, 514; Savannah and Charles-

V. EDUCATION: Common Schools in the States, South Carolina, 119; Pro-
gress of Education in United States and Europe, 138; American Publishers,
139; Industrial Schools, 265; American Education Association, 279; Sys-
tem of Common Schools in New York, 283; Education in Missouri, Boston,
Washington, South Carolina, Arkansas, Germany, 285-288; Relation of
Education to the Prevention of Crime, 409; Education in Louisiana, 421;
Common School Education in Michigan, 422; Education in Prussia, 423;
University of Michigan, 425; The Girard Institute, Philadelphia, 427;
Public Schools of St. Louis, 428; Home Education at the South, 430;
Moral Education, 432; Common Schools and Universities North and South,
by Archibald Roane, 545; Historical Sketch of Public Education in Louisi-
ana, part I., 555; Home Education at the South, by Rev. C. K. Marshall,
of Mississippi, 655; A Southern Home, 668; Educational Items, 669;
Education in England, 670;

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