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Industrial Resources, Statistics, etc.
COMMERCE, AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURES, INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS,
POLITICAL ECONOMY, EDUCATION, GENERAL LITERATURE, ETC.
EDITED BY J. D. B. DE BOW.
NEW-ORLEANS AND WASHINGTON CITY.
HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
1859, Feb. 14-1888, 1 y 6.
ART. XXII.-THE NATURAL EQUALITY OF MAN, treated as a Question of Philosophy, by W. S. Grayson, of Mis sissippi.
ART. XL-STATE RIGHTS AND SOVEREIGN-
TY-Exposition of the Facts and
Principles involved in the Nullifica-
tion Contest of 1832, by the Editor. 128
ART. XII-NECESSITY OF AGRICULTU
RAL REFORM-Comparative View of
the State of Agriculture in the
United States, by Magnus Gross, of
Washington, D. C....
ART. XIII.-THE PRESENT AND FUTURE
ART. XIV.-PROTEST AGAINST A RENEW-
AL OF THE SLAVE TRADE, by J. J.
Pettigrew, Esq., of S. C....
ART. XV.-ORIENTAL SIBERIA AND TAR-
TARY, by the Editor...
ART. XVII-EARLY HISTORY OF AGRI-
CULTURE IN VIRGINIA, concluded, by
N. F. Cabell, of Virginia....
ART. XVIII.-THE TRANS-ATLANTIC
TELEGRAPH, by T. P. Shaffner, of
ART. XIX.-AMERICAN COAL FIELDS;
THE NOVA SCOTIA, CAPE BRETON,
AND OTHER COAL FIELDS, by P. W.
Sheefer, Engineer of Pennsylvania.. 268
ART. XX.-AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL
AND STATISTICAL SOCIETY.........
ART. XXI.-PROTEST AGAINST THE REVI-
VAL OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE,
by J. Johnson Pettigrew, of South
ART. XL-ACQUISITION OF MEXICO-
FILIBUSTERING, by Geo. Fitzhugh,
Esq., of Virginia...
ART. XLI-STATE LIBERTIES, OR THE
RIGHT TO AFRICAN CONTRACT LA-
BOR, by H. Hughes, of Miss........
ART. XLII. ORIGIN OF CIVILIZATION-
WHAT IS PROPERTY?WHICH IS
THE BEST SLAVE RA
Fitzhugh, Esq., of Virginia..
ART. XLIII-NORTH CAROLINA HER
WEALTH, RESOURCES, AND HISTO-
RY, by T. L. Clingman, of N. C..... 664
ART. XLIV.-THE MISSISSPPI RIVER AND
NEW ORLEANS, by Dr. Bennet Dow-
ler, Ed. of the N. O. Med. and Surg.
DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, COMMERCE, INTERNAL
IMPROVEMENTS, MANUFACTURES, AGRICULTURE,
ART. XLVI-DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.-Education in North Carolina, 116;
Southern School Books, 117; The Public Schools and School System of Charles-
ton, S. C., and their admirable results, 369; The University of the South, 478.
ART. XLVII.-Department of MANUFACTURES.-The Factories of Lowell, 113; Car-
pet Factories, 113; Spinning Cotton on the Plantation, 114; Cotton Seed Oil, 114;
Factories at New Orleans, 115; The English and American Factory System, 115;
Extension of the Gold Region-British America and California, 237; Progress of
the Coal Trade, 238; Manufactures of New-York, 239; Wool and the Wool Product,
359; Cleaning Cotton Seed, 361; Salt Resources of Virginia, 361; Philadelphia and
its Manufactures, 474; Iron Rolling Mills at the South, 474; Iron Mining and Rail-
road Iron at the South, 579; Richmond Flour Mill, 582; Rosin Oil Works, Mobile,
583; Manufactures in Virginia, 583; An Alabama Manufacturing Village, 717;
Manufactures of Richmond, 717; Manufactures in Russia, 718.
ART. XLVIII.-DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE.-Our Inland Commerce, 99; Charleston
and her Steam Marine, 100; Sea Rates of Insurance, 161; Dialogue on Free Trade and
Direct Taxation, 220; Chambers of Commerce, 224; Southern Commerce and Mails,
224; Charleston Flour Trade, 255; Norfolk, Virginia, 227; A New Spirit in Vicks-
burg, 229; Dialogue on Free Trade and Direct Taxation, No. 2, 352; Free Trade
vs. Protection, 355; Lumber Trade from Virginia to France, 355; Mercantile Char-
acter and Successes, what the Merchant should be, &c., 356; Practical Workings of
Direct Taxation, 466; Prosperity of the Great Commercial Nations, 467; Richmond
Flour Trade, 467 Commerce of New-Orleans, 469; Commerce of Charleston, 471;
Annual Report of the Port of Memphis, 472; Commerce of Mobile, 473; Dialogues
on Free Trade and Direct Taxation, concluded, 555; The Banks and Insurance Com-
panies of New-Orleans, 559; The Foreign Commerce of New-Orleans, 564; Receipts
at New-Orleans, 565; Cotton and Tobacco Trade of New-Orleans, 566; Commerce
of Mobile and Comparative Cotton Statistics, 1831-1858, 567; Breadstuff Trade of
the United States, 569; United States Banking Capital, 570; Commerce with
China, 570; Effects of the Tariff upon the Price of Cotton, 703; The Commercial
Revulsion, 705; Detailed Report of Cotton Trade at New-Orleans, 706; Cotton from
North Alabama to Virginia, 709; Commerce of Galveston, 710; Commerce of Mo-
bile, 1857-58, 711; Tariff Legislation, 712.
ART. XLIX-DEPARTMENT OF INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS.-Canals of the United
States, 102; The Wagon Road to the Pacific, 105, 729; New-Orleans and Opelousas
Railroad, 108; Routes of Northern and Southern Travel, 109; Routes to the North
via Columbia, South Carolina, 111; Railroads in Texas, 112; Mississippi Seeking a
Gulf Outlet, 229; The Tehuantepec Route Revived, 232; Houston and Brazoria Rail-
road, 233; Probable Extent of Steam Navigation of the Interior Waters of the United
States, 234; United States and Railroad Expenditure, 235; South Carolina Railroad,
236; Mississippi Central Railroad, 236; European Railroad Economy, 363; En-
glish Railroads, 365; Dismal Swamp Canal, 365; Railroads of the United States,
475; Southern Pacific Railroad Convention, 584; Railroads of Texas, Tennessee,
Georgia, Mexico, Florida, etc., 585; Telegraph to Cuba, 589; Wagon Road to the
Pacific, 719; Southern Pacific Railroad, 721.
ART. L.-DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.-Is our National Agriculture Deterio-
rating? 90; Cotton and its Destiny, 93; How England is Fed, 95; The Horse, and
How to Tame Him, 96; The Sorgho or Cane Sugar again, 97; Agricultural Wealth
of Ohio, 97; New and Important Use of Cotton, 215; Cotton Growing in Africa and
the West Indies, 216; Cotton Planters' Association, 217; Hog Statistics of the West,
217; The Cotton Crop, 218; Wines of Europe and America, 218; Culture of the Vine
in the Southwest Alleghanies, by David Christy, 343; The Growth of English Gardens,
346; The Production and Consumption of Rice, 340; The Potato Cultivation at
the South, 461; Overseers' Rules, 463; County Agricultural Societies, 464; The
Crops of the United States, 465; Fair at Richmond of the United States Agricul-
tural Society, 465; Health of Negroes, 571; Cotton Crops-Past and Present, 573;
Wheat Crops of the United States, 574; Farming on the Gulf Coast, 576; Black
Tongue, 578; Trees of California, 578; Cotton Planters' Convention, 713; Monthly
Range of Prices of Cotton in Mobile for Sixteen years, 714; the Crops of 1858, 714;
Mississippi Wines, 715; Crops in Europe, 716; Agricultural Colleges, 716.
ART. LI.-MISCELLANEOUS.-The British Empire, 240; Fitting out of Slavers, 241;
The National Expenditures, 242; The Telegraphic Empire, 243; The Growth of our
Cities, Old and New, 243; Public lands in Canada, 244; Interesting Mississippi
Statistics, 244; Respective Progress of Free and Slave Communities, 453; The British
West Indies, 455; The Captured Africans at Charleston, 456; Slave holding in the
Border States, 458; Proposed Organization of the Southern Convention, 459; Texan
Seaports, 460; Development of the South, 589; S. C. Sea Islands, 591; Property
in Intellectual Labor, 593; The Camels, 594; Proper Names, 595; Bible Transla-
tions, 596; South America, 596; Georgia School Books, 597; Slavery in Texas, 597;
Asiatic Slave Trade, 598; Western Steamboat Life, 601; Northwest Pacific Terri-
tories, 602; Notes on Georgia: Augusta, 723; Milledgeville, 725; The Slaveholding
ART. LII.-EDITORIAL MISCELLANY.-118; Mexico, 245; Old Point Comfort, 245;
The Inca's Bride, 247; Patent Office, 249; United States and British Naval Forces,
249; Southern Convention, 250; Book Notices, 251, 252; Extract of a Letter
from Prof. George Steuckrath, 252; Old Point Comfort, Berkley Springs, 371;
Athens, Geo. 371; The Kansas Question, and the North and the South, 373; Mexico;
Growth of the Union, 374; Free Negroes, 375; Diplomacy of Revolution, 376;
Book Notices, Notes, etc., 378; Harper's Ferry, White Sulphur Springs, 483; Vir-
ginia Springs, Old Point Comfort, 484; Tallahassee, Florida, 485; Indian Springs,
Geo., 486; Southern Rights, 487; Can we buy Slaves from Cuba? 489; Book Notices,
Notes, etc., 490, 729.
EDITORIAL NOTES-372, 607, 729.
For an Alphabetical Index of the Volumes I. to XX., inclusive, see Vol. XX.
PAGE 45 Charleston-Commerce of...
283 Cotton Crop and Frosts,..
Africans The Captured Slaver.. 456 Cotton-Consumption of in Eu-
African Slave Fleet, and Right of
African Contract Labor, Right to.
for in the U. S..
for the Southern States.... 395
Agricultural Decline in the U. S..
Agriculture of New England.. 151
Agriculture in Virginia....... ..81,205
Agriculture in Ohio..
Alabama Manufacturing Village.. 717
Cotton Manufactories of Europe..
Cotton and its Destiny...
Cotton Planters' Association...
Cotton Seed Cleansing
716 Cotton-New Uses of..
Cotton-Spinning on Plantations... 114
Cotton Crop of the U. S., Past and
Cotton from North Alabama to
Cotton Planters' Convention..... 713
Cotton, Prices of in Mobile for
371 Crops of 1858..
723 Cotton-Seed Oil.
Arkansas Minerals and Springs... 199 Cities-Their Growth.
253 Cities-Rush to.
Banks of New-Orleans..
35 Commercial Nations..
240 Commercial Revulsion of 1857-58 705
559 Commerce-Chambers of.
371 Common School System..
38 Commerce-Southern, and Mails.. 224
596 Canada-Public Lands..
Capital and Protection
578 Canals of the U. S....
Book Notices 125,251, 377, 490, 611, 729
Black Tongue in Cattle..
Civilization, Origin of..
Crops of the U. Š.
Charleston Flour Trade.
Charleston and Her Steam Marine 100 Claiborne's Report on Cotton.....
Charleston Public Schools....... 366 Charlotte, N. Ĉ......
365 China-Our Commerce with..
465 Cossack and Tartar Life.