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CONTENTS OF NO. IV., VOL. XVIII.

ARTICLES.

ART.

PAGB

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397

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I. MERCANTILE BIOGRAPHY.-MEMOIR OF THE LATE PATRICK TRACY JACK

SON. By John AMORY LOWELL, Esq., of Massachusetts....
II. THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.-CHAPTER IV.-Im-

provements in Progress or Projected - National Monument to Washington-Mount Vernon-
Monument to Jackson-Society-Smithsonian Institution-Canal-Expense of Living, and
Compensation to Public Officers-Health-Will the seat of Government be removed By
J. B. VARNUM, Jan., Esq., of the New York Bar............

................ 367 HIL. COMMERCIAL CITIES OF EUROPE.-No. III.-BORDEAUX.-Location-Thorough

fares-Public Buildings-Bridge formed by Napoleon-Bordeaur in the time of Augustus-
Institutions-Hotels and Bathing-Place-Rivers-Gironde-Wealthy Spanish Americans-
Exports of Bordeaux-Imports—Past Changes The Wine Trade-Brandy-Fruits, etc.-

Bank of Bordeaux-Exchange Brokers-Insurance, etc., etc....
IV. MASSACHUSETTS RAILROADS. By David M. Balfour, Esq., of Massachusetts........ 381
V. MORTGAGES OF SHIPS. By F. O. DORR, Esq., of the New York Ber.................. 388
VI. DESTINY. PROGRESS By Hon. THOMAS G. CARY, of Massachusetts ......

391 VII. COMMERCIAL CITIES AND TOWNS OF THE UNITED STATES.–No. VIII.POUGHKEEPSIE...

395 VIII. A GENERAL STATISTICAL SOCIETY FOR THE UNITED STATES. By L. A. Hine, Esq., Editor of the Herald of Truth," Ohio....

MERCANTILE LAW CASES.
Important Legal Decision-Actions of Trover.....
Action to Recover Damages for a Breach of Warranty in the sale of Opium......

405 Verbal Promises to pay another's Debts in certain cases void.--Claims against Ships and Vessels..... 406 Partnership Creditors.....

407
COMMERCIAL CIRONICLE AND REVIEW,
EMBRACING A FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL REVIEW OF THE UNITED STATES, ETC., ILLUSTRATED

WITH TABLES, ETC., AS FOLLOWS:
Political Events, and their Influence upon International Commerce-Treaty with Mexico, and the

French Revolution-Capacity of France to consume American Productions-The French Tariff of
1787-State of Affairs in England-Condition of the Bank--Commercial Affairs of the United
States-Increase of Capital in the United States-Railroad Investments of New England-Gov-
ernment Loans-Prices of United States Stocks in New York, etc., etc.......

... 408, 412
COMMERCIAL STATISTICS.
Exports of Various Articles from the United Kingdom to the United States, from 1840 to 1846....... 413
Imports of Merchandise from the United States into the United Kingdom, from 1840 to 1846.. 413
Estimated Increase of the Tonnage ench year, from 1846 to 1857...

415 Imports and Exports of the United States, from 1821 to 1847, showing the excesses..

416 Comparative View of Imports and Exports of the United States, in 1846 and 1847.

416 Trade and Commerce of Algeria, from 1840 to 1845.....

416 Import and Export Trade of Russia, in 1846.....

417 VOL. XVIII. —NO. IV.

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