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UNIT E D S T A T ES

COMMERCIAL AND STATISTICAL

REGISTER,

CONTAINING

DOCUMENTS, FACTS, AND OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION,

ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE

HISTORY AND RESOURCES

OF

THE AMERICAN UNION, AND OF EACH STATE:

EMBRACING

COMMERCE-MANUFACTURES-AGRICULTURE-INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS

BANKS_CURRENCY-FINANCES-EDUCATION, &c. &c.

EDITED BY SAMUEL HAZARD.

VOL. II.'
FROM JANUARY 1840, TO JULY 1840.

Philadelphia:
PRINTED BY WM. F. GEDDES, 112 CHESNUT STREET.

1840.

US 10105.59

7400

INDEX.

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157

399

255

| Baltimore, Eagle shot at

373
Acknowledgments of deeds in foreign countries, law

Bankrupt law, meeting at Philadelphia,

172
proposed by D. Brent,
Bankruptcies in France,

181
269
N. Y. commissioner to take

400 BANKS.
Africa, export of Palm oil from

374 President's views of
increase of trade with
383 Secretary of Treasury do.

24
Alabama, Nankin cotton,
90 Connecticut, condition of

397
imports into from 1822 to 1838,

110

Governor's opinion, constitutionality of
exports from 1818 to 1838,

151

the Bank U. States, 377 379 380
rain at Huntsville, nine years,
171 England, condition of

55 90 243
temperature do. do.
247 Georgia, act respecting Central Bank,

75
Albany, a large Bass taken,

389

Judicial decision, making it doubtful whe-
Albatross an, employed as a news-carrier,

223
ther contracts can be enforced,

320
Alexandria, Va, exports of flour,
245 Kentucky, Gov. Wickliff's Message respecting

77
Allegheny River, trade of

meeting of stockholders in Philadelphia, 256
Portage Railroad,

118

report of committee of legislature on
river, importance of

245
Banks dealing in exchange,

257
America Central, value of imports from 1825 to

Saving Bank notes not to be redeemed, 352
1838,

108

meeting of stockholders at Louisville, 399
exports to, from 1825 to 1838, 165 Maryland, condition of Baltimore Banks,

194
Amistad, Africans, case of

57 Michigan, Charters forfeited by forty-three Banks, 107
Amsterdam, Commerce of from 1832 to 1839, 271 Mississippi, act authorizing post notes,

160
Anthracite for smelting Iron-calculations-Crane

report of Bank commissioners on Vicks-
Company formed for

burg Bank,

189
used for burning lime,

Vicksburg Bank, meeting of stockholders
Iron Furnace, first in Columbia county,

at Philadelphia, condition and assign-
Penn.

ment,

265
iron made with—interesting facts as to

act requiring Banks to pay specie, 265
strength of

Tombigbee Railroad, assigns its effects,
Appointments by President of U. States, 80 176

statement,

327
223 263 338 352 414 New Hampshire, small notes, Banks,

395
Arabian Corvette arrives at New York,
317 | New Jersey, condition of

238
respect paid to
317 | New York, Report of Bank commissioners,

129
Argentine Republic, value of imports from 1825 to

on Manhattan Bank,

201
1838,

108

attendance of Directors, 203
exports from 1825 to 1838,

165
Bank law,

351
Armories, National, number of arms made,
304 North Carolina, debts by stockholders,

88
Army, U. States, pay and subsistence of
106 Ohio, post notes decided to be illegal,

56
regulations,

411 a Bank sells specie,
Arrivals at New York from 1830 to 1839,

31 Hamilton Bank,
Philadelphia,

48 Bank commissioners' Report,
Boston,

94 101 act prohibiting issue of unauthorized Bank
Assessments, Philadelphia, 1829, 1832, 1835, 1838, 350

paper or small notes,

242
Assignment, declaring release of a debtor is void, 382 Quo warranto against Trust Company of
Augusta, Ga. Taxable property from 1839 to 1840 195

Cincinnati,

326
freshet at
398 condition of Banks,

349
Pennsylvania, Banks which made dividends after

suspension,

Farmers & Mechanics, notice respect.
Baltimore, vessels built at in 1839,

15
ing notes deposited,

30
tonnage of vessels,

15

Girard Bank, J. Schott resigns, and
Banks, condition of

194

C. S. Boker chosen President, 352
diseases and deaths in 1839,

111

Schuylkill Bank, Report of Grand
inspections of flour and wheat,

245

Jury respecting 26 111
prices of various articles,

245

Report of Directors, 76
brick making in

302

Pennsylvania Bank statement, 112
trade through Tide Water Canal,

318

Philadelphia Banks, statement to
sales of real estate,

legislature,

· 169

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