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ABBOTT BROTHERS, Counselors-at-Law, New York.

SUMNER ALBEE, Esq., of the Suffolk Bar.

DR. A. N. BELL, of New York.

CHARLES H. CARROLL, Esq., of Massachusetts.

BEN. CASSEDAY, Esq., Editor of the "Louisville Commercial Review."

OTIS CLAPP, Esq., of Massachusetts.

THOMAS C. CLARKE, Esq., Civil Engineer, of Port Hope, Canada.

WILLIAM H. DE FOREST, Esq., of New York.

E. H. DERBY, Esq., Counselor-at-Law, of Massachusetts.
FRANCIS O. DORR, Esq., of the New York Bar.

E. B. ELLIOTT, Esq., of Massachusetts.
HENRY M. FLINT, Esq., of Chicago, Illinois.
CHARLES W. FREDERICKSON, Broker, of New York.
J. B. Gribble, Esq., of New Orleans, Louisiana.
ENOCH HALE, Jr., Esq., of New York.

T. S. LAMBERT, Esq., of New York.

E. L. MAGOON, D. D., of New York.

C. F. M'CAY, President of South Carolina College.
E. MERIAM, Esq., of Brooklyn, New York.

COL. WILLIAM S. RAND, of New York.

A. EVERETT STETSON, M. D., of Massachusetts.
WILLIAM BACON STEVENS, D. D., of Philadelphia.
EMANUEL WEISS, Esq., of New York.

FREEMAN HUNT, Editor and Proprietor.

INDEX TO VOLUME XXXV.,

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE, 1856.

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618 Banks, the joint-stock, in London.
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360

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"of Louisiana relating to steamboats..... "to establish quarantine in Louisiana..... to regulate insurance companies in Ohio.

355

66

228

224

Advertising, benefit of

136

African cotton, growth of.

628

Agencies, the commercial

260

of agent.

Agency-when principal bound by contract

writing under seal held binding only on agent

70

788 & N. York. 735 weekly average of New York city, 73, 200, 329, 458, 591, 725 weekly average of Boston, 73, 200, 329, 459, 592, 726 Bar-iron, improvements in its manufacture.. 637 Beaver-tail lighthouse, Newport harbor, R. I. 619 Beef and pork, prices of, at Liverpool.. "prices of, at New Orleans... Belfast, Ireland, pilotage regulations at.. Bibles, manufacture of, in Philadelphia. Book trade in the West, the..

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Agricultural products, prices of..

875

Agriculture, statistics of,

187, 265, 895, 521, 651, 779 Boots and shoes, machine for pegging.. Borneo, postage to....

126

372

114, 246, 878, 503, 624,

755

Boston bank dividends, and value of stock.. 608

Alabama, the production of opium in..

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Algeria, the commerce of.....

849

78, 200, 329, 459, 592, 726

Alum of China, the...

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Alumina in soapstone.

Amelia Bar, entrance to Cumberland Sound. 489 America and Europe, shortest route between 118

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westward science in....

American Aladdin, the.......

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condition of banks out of.

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exports of, for 1855 and 1856..

610

415

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hall of arts..

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harbor, red light at the Narrows...

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aluminum..

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merchants, how they enjoy themselves 650

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statistics of banks in..

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cutlery

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lake fisheries

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Bottle, voyage of a-currents of the ocean.. 754 Brazil coffee, prices of

847

216

742

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provisi'ns & br'dstuffs in Liverpool 742 telescopes in England.. 868 851

114

Anadoli light, Bosphorus...
Animals, consumption of domestic, in N. Y. 505
increase of, in United States...
Arequipa, cost and manner of using guano in 117
Arts, Boston hall of...

776

Breadstuffs, American, in Liverpool....

importation of, into Sweden... imports of, into the U. Kingdom 349 789 British export and import of silver. 623 life ins, companies of last 12 years... manufactures, Prince Napoleon on... 638 post-office, statistics of the.

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683 1855-6.... 244

Broker, right of, to receive freight-money Brokers, liability of, in negotiation of forged notes.... 640 Brooklyn city railroads.

Athens, gulf of, fixed light on Lipso-Kutala.. 105 Attorney-General of U. States, decisions of.. 752 Australia & Cal., the gold product of, comp'd 121 the gold fields of.... western, postage to.

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Australian colonies, expenditures of G. B. on 210 gold, export of.. shippers-charter party.

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Bacon, prices of, at Liverpool....
Balearic Islands, light on the..
Baltimore Board of Trade, the...

Bank note, how to tell a counterfeit..

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notes, photographic counterfeiting

of France and French coinage

Bankers & und'rwrit'rs, Wilkin's dir'ctory for 600

charter party deposited with..

Banking, currency, and finance, journal of,

484 69

737

633

value of real and personal prop. in. 606 Brooms, the manufacture and trade in

236

Brussels, the free-trade congress at

516

Buffalo, grain elevators in.....

760

Bullock's blood pressed into cakes for sugar refining

370

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Cape Race light, Newfoundland

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Carriers, common-giving through tickets

does not make partners

Castor oil, culture and manufacture of

Cephalonia, lights and buoys at..

Cerigo, lighthouse at....

Chamber of Commerce, the Louisville
Chandeleur Island, lighthouse on

Character....

618 Cotton manufactures...

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Charleston, condition of the banks of.
Charter party-Australian shippers
Chicago & Toledo, progress of population in.
manufactures of...

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manufactures, G. Britain opposed to. 126
market, the New York,

79, 207, 335, 463, 598, 778
superseded by silk

288

the production and consumption of.. 551
trade: past, present, and future..... 549
66 statistics of the...

388 Counterfeit bills, how to detect..

81

93

601

Country, does immigration add to wealth of? 258
872
716 Countries, rates of postage to foreign..

878

177

Cross Ledge Shoal, Delaware Bay, buoy on.. 353
Creditor, is it lawful to dun a?...
Cumberland Sound, entrance to
Currency, a uniform. By C. F. M'Cay

257

489

697

prices of corn at, for last four years. 480
127
prospective population of

66

the paper, of Eng., France, & U. S. 735
750 Currents-drift wood...

the commerce and banking system of 173
China, export of tea from

the alum of....

" the currency question in

Chinese sugar cane and Georgia sirup..
Cigar trade, the Havana

Cincinnati, imports and exports of..

66

616
776 Currents of the ocean-voyage of a bottle... 754
470 Cutlery, American..

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788

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748 Deep Hole Rock, Massachusetts, bell buoy on 618
Detroit, imports and exports of..

prices of corn at..

66

of flour at

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of the city of San Francisco

46

of merchandise at...

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of produce at............

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of rye at....

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564

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of wheat at..

749

prices of butter at.....

560

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hogs at....

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pork at....

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wheat at

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rates of sight exchange in 1855-6.

Circassian women, the traffic in....

Cities, fires in-London and New York..

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of the lakes, growth of the

western, past, present, and prospective
population of.....

City and country, population of.....
Civilization, the post-office a means of modern 680
Cleveland "Commercial Gazette," the....... 186
66 commercial regulations at........ 615
Coal and iron company, a.....
Coffee, how to test it scientifically
trade, statistics of the..

66

235
649

46

wool at

tonnage of the port of
Disasters, the causes of marine.
Does a man shorten his life by insuring it?.. 110
Does wealth lead to the physical enervation
of a country?..

383

347

Don't leave a legitim'te busin'ss for fin'nci'ring 394

872

Coinage of Great Britain from 1846 to 1856.. 468
Coin, the issue of base, in England
Collision-lights-apportionment.......

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look-out-excess of speed.....

214

446

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Commerce and banking system of Chicago.. 173
and navigation, the uses of astron-
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of London and Liverpool..

of Milwaukie...

E.
East Indies, postage to

Edgemoggin Reach, Me., lighthouse at...... 617
Egg Rock, lighthouse on, off Nahant
Egypt, reduction of postage to...
Emersons windlass for shipping
258 Emigration statistics..

646

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England, American telescopes in..

219

218

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emigrants from..

of Trieste in 1855

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statistics of trade and,

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the issue of base coin in...

the linseed oil of.

869

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the marriage population of....

the poetry of.

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persons employed on railways in... 240

214

631

785

English grocers, how they adulterate pepper 777
260 Europe and America, shortest route between 118
displacement of silver by gold in.... 788
savings banks in

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71, 198, 327, 456, 588, 721
515
regulations, 106, 228, 360, 481, 613, 750
Common carriers & war housem'n, liability of 259
Companies, joint-stock....
Congress, the free trade, at Brussels..
the southern rights and union
Contracts-impossible considerations..

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tender must be continuous...... 720
Copper mines of Tennessee, the

465
the tea trade of United States and... 480
467
Exchange, rates of, at New Orleans..

46

new method of computing sterling 784
Exports-see "Com. Chron. and Review
each month; also name of place.

F.

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Failures, mercantile...

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809

Fanar Bakcheh, Skutari, light at
454 Fernandina, Florida, entrance to..

851

489

Fidonisi light, Black Sea

352

239

Fine crusted old port

883

380

Fire insurance, new feature in..

740

Corfu, lights and buoys at..

485

480

New Orleans..

Fitch, John, the inventor of the first steamb't 509
Flour and ineal, prices of, at Liverpool......
Flour, prices of, at New Orleans..

744

476

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production of, in 1856..

348

612

44 exports of, to foreign countries......

France and Germany, wine crop of

506

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66 and the Suez Canal...

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Corn merchants-action for breach of contr'et 451

prices of, at Chicago......

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Cotton, export and consumption of

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238 New Orleans harbor regulations

107

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imports of foreign mdse, at....

480

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insurance companies

739

367

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prices of merchandise at

607

347

66

Marbles, the American and European

125

Marine disasters, the causes of

442

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insurance.....

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Mariners, notice to

Maritime lien-debt for materials

354

454

Maryland, finances of

599

Massachusetts, condition of banks of,

73, 200, 330, 726

Massachusetts, dividends paid by railroads in 511

66

operations of railways of ....

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statistics of the industry of

233

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successful insurance cos. in

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manufactures & products of 495
the richest town in...

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value of articles produced in. 234
Measures, uniform system of weights and... 319
Mediterranean Sea, lights in
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66 integrity, the Placer Times on... 389
law, journal of,

66

64, 194, 323, 446, 586, 716

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produce received at, in 1855-56 474
rates of exchange at

740 New York and London, fires in ..

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and London, joint-stock banks of. 735
& the west, railroad fares between 634
assay office, deposits at,

74, 201, 330, 457, 590, 724
.... 471
banks, loans to brokers by.
canals, tolls, trade, and tonnage of 358

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miscellanies,

morals, new code of-bankruptcy 66
obituary: Samuel W. Oakey
profession, dignity of the..

Merchandise, contract to deliver.

Merchandise, imports of foreign, at N Orleans 480
Merchant, commerce and the

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fund of Philadelphia, the

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Magazine, and our cotemporaries. 264
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mortality in population of ....... 379

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Metals, the precious-gold and silver .......
Mexico, immense sulphur product in
Middle ages, westward science in the...

604

the steamboat ferries of.......... 510
the sugar refineries of....
North River, damages for collision on......
Northwest, the Indian traders of the

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447

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Milwaukie, arrivals of vessels at..

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439 Ohio, insurance cos. not incorporated by...
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exports from.......

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manufactures of...

435 Opium, the production of, in Alabama..
434 Oswego, commercial progress of, in 10 years. 609
438 Oyster trade, the

249

517

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railroads centering at....

441

real and personal estate of

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121, 233, 362, 495, 636, 767 Paper currency of England, France, and U. S. 735

Manufacturing Co., the London...... 23,
mercantile...

money, American, an Englishman's

Pacific Railway. By E. H. Derby

from retuse tanned leather

manufacture of....

196

645

189

opinion of

216

Mobile, Alabama, cotton trade of

611

66

66 entries and clearances of vessels from
66 imports of staple articles at ........
Moluccas, the, postage to...

money, the gold of California and

160

612

Partnership, question of..

720

606

Passengers, act in relation to steerage

451

772

Paxo, lights and buoys at

486

Money getting-causes of failure in business. 774
Money: whence comes the word?..

Mt. Desert & Martinicus Rocks, fog bell on.. 353

Pear culture, profits of the

755

101

Pennsylvania, the banks and relief notes of. 209
Personal expenditures

642

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