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NEW JERSEY BANKS. Below we give the principal items of the last returns of the New Jersey banks, and also the returns for January, 1861. By comparing the two it will be seen that there is an increase of $4,000,000 in circulation, and over $2,500,000 in deposits :

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There are in New Hampshire fifty-two banks. We give the returns of these banks for June and December, 1861, and June 1862. Up to the date of the last returns there had only been an increase of about $200,000 in the circulation :

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WEEKLY STATEMENT. The returns of the Bank of England the past month, show a continued decrease in bullion each week : For the week ending October 16... ..................decrease £317,896 22..............................

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395,845 : November 6.........

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On the 29th of October the bank rate of discount was raised to 3 per cent. This change was made on account of the higher value of money over the continent, and the consequent exportation of bullion from England, and also because of the unusually large shipments of silver to India, promoted, as they have been, by the increased cotton purchases of late. The other changes are immaterial. Public Private

Coin and Rate of Date.

Circulation. Deposits. Deposits. Securities. Bullion. Discount. Jan. 1.. . £20,818,190 £7,345,833 £15,036,062 £30,419,730 £15,961,439 3 pr. ct. " 8....

21,086,675 4,542,974 18,206,488 31,022,605 16,046,017 21 “ " 15....

21,460,925 4,583,353 16,480,452 29,5(9,864 16,291,626 27 “ 22....

21,697,928 5,467,340 15,366,081 29,464,720 16,350,939 24

21,183,376 5,753,063 14,751,486 28,696,456 16,280,369 Feb. 6... 21,427,554 5,788,441 14,179,917 28,834,352 15,956,903 27 " 12... 21,236,312 4,884,989 15,5 26,334 29,010,241 16,042,949 21 " 19.... 20,772,726 5,397,144 15,085,843 28,771,812 16,894,405

26.... 20,786,716 5,762,849 14,939,742 29,024,962 15,749,065 Mar. 5... 21,217,246 6,755,287 13,737,607 29,692,441 15,673,898

“ 12.... 20,013,685 7,527,911 13,763,718 29,489,795 16,027,111 “ 19.... 20,483,5098,011,694 13,340,928 28,953,089 16,548,586

" 26... 20,814,655 8,413,276 13,154,258 29,140,207 16,812,798 April 2.... 21,501,595 8,456,468 13,622,532 30,398,790 16,849,198 it 9....

21,822,105 6,625,314 16,336,169' 29,981,793 16,881,940
22,048,463 5,225,132 15,710,260 29,325,888 16,743,434

21,655,553 6,634,973 15,916,247 29,022,128 17,172,204
“ 30.... 21,946,997 6,867,375 14,357,007 29,164,075 17,089,446 27
May 7.... 21,762,884 7,503,991 13,860,643 28,961,214 17,265,745
14... 21,618,780 6,304,683 14,948,308 29,076,079 16,919,147

21,539,430 6,557,811 14,567,671 29,433,044 16,344,940 3

21,265,561 6,937,808 14,685,087 29,824,704 16,178,815 3 June 4.... 21,515,263 7,518,007 13,188,136 29,841,864 16,489,723 3 " 11....

21,329,641 8,825,516 13,156,662 S1,396,492 16,036,100 3

21.076.059 9.322.949 13.085,271 31.342.547 15.268.453 3 25.... 21,172,057 9,629,594 13,399,245 31,424,661 15,909,638 July 2.. 22,242,361 9,672,345 13,851,869 32,709,039 16,220,771 3 9... 22,504,490 5,429,939 17,199,715 31,287,912 17,055,537 21

23,085,409 6,223,380 17,063,630 30,942,358 17,671,890 27

22,942,503 5,291,213 17,202,923 30,631,501 18,060,617 2 “ 30 ...

22,933,036 5,895,840 16,903,068 30,542,050 18,448,443 Aug. 6.... 23,378,393 6,157,358 15,232,959 30,162,297 17,956,938 2 “ 13.... 22,920,727 6,838,546 14,594,854 29,929,352 17,778,846 2 “ 20....

22,900,555 7,150,252 14,568,007 30,309,703 17,674,604 2 " 27.... 22,079,890 7,508,882 14,865,006 30,106,295 17,678,698 2 Sept. 3.... 22,348,918 7,671,934 14,973,470 30,808,748 17,826,220 2 * 10.... 21,895,385 8,768,329 13,809,643 30,504,527 17,611,538 2 .... 21,610,987 9,074,279 13,733,905 30,700,116 17,305,753 2

21,300,731 9,268,106 13,825,230 30,874,552 17,166,742 2 Oct. 1.... 22,365,351 8,486,834 13,595,337 31,140,897 16,949,137 2

22,137,670 8,333,779 13,530,122 $1,101,260 16,548,156 2

22,395,352 6,253,982 16,712,486 31,192,688 16,230,260 2 u 22... 22,271,497 5,944,238 15,197,661 80,566,930 15,912,699 2

21,739,522 6,091,697 16,455,543 31,839,976 15,516,854 Nov. 5.... 21,878,952 6,271,105 14,797,889 30,788,184 16,425,810 3

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AMERICAN CURRENCY IN CANADA. The following order has been issued under date of October 31, 1862: ORDER AUTHORIZING COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS TO MAKE CERTAIN DEDUC

TIONS FROM AMERICAN INVOICES. His Excellency the Governor-General, in council, was pleased to lay be

fore the council a memorandum of this day's date from the Hon. the Minister of Finance, stating that it has been represented to his department that the paper currency authorized and made a legal tender by the United States Government has become greatly depreciated in value, and that the market value of goods in the several markets of the United States is based upon the nominal value of the said paper currency, and that the levying of duty upon this value so based is injurious to trade, and has the effect of making the duty so imposed greater than it would be if imposed upon the fair market value thereof, if such value was expressed in the standard currency of the United States, which was the only legal currency in that country where the customs laws of this Province were enacted.

His Excellency was pleased to order, and it is hereby ordered, that, with a view to remedy as far as possible the evils complained of, all invoices of goods purchased on and after the 1st day of November prox., in the United States, the prices of which are based upon such depreciated paper currency, shall, upon the entry thereof, be accompanied by a certificate, under the hand and seal of a British Consul, showing the percentage of depreciation of American paper currency as compared with gold, on the day of the date of such invoice; and that collectors of customs in this province be authorized to deduct the amount of such percentage from the invoice, and compute the duties upon the amount remaining after such deductions.

CIRCULAR TO COLLECTORS OF CUSTOMS.

Quebec, November 11, 1862. SIR: With reference to the order of the Governor-General in Council, of the 31st October last, published in the Canada Gazette extra of November 3d, of which a copy was inclosed to you for your guidance, I bave further by desire of the Finance Minister to inform you that all invoices of goods purchased in the United States must be made out and presented at the Custom-house, in the prevalent current prices of the United States markets, and as they would be paid for in the depreciated paper currency of that country at the time of the transaction; and should invoices of goods purchased in American markets be presented showing the value of such goods in gold instead of such depreciated currency, it will be your duty in such cases to consult the prices current in New York, and otherwise ascertain by any means in your power, the current value, in such depreciated currency, of the goods mentioned in such last mentioned invoices, and thereupon to make sueh additions to the gold invoices as will be justified by the prices current as quoted in the New York Spectator or Journal of Commerce. The deduction is then to be made from the amount of the invoice in accordance with the percentage of depreciation shown by the consular certificate. I am, sir, your obedient servant,

R. S. M. BOUCHETTE.

STATISTICS OF AGRICULTURE.

1. POPULATION AND AGRICULTURAL AND MINERAL PRODUCTS OF THE UNITED STATES. 2. The

BBITISI CONSUL AT CHARLESTON AND THE COTTON Coop. 3. HUNGARIAN WINES.

POPULATION AND AGRICULTURAL AND MINERAL PRODUCTS OF THE UNITED

STATES, The following is a tabular statement which was appended to a recent circular from the Commissioner of Agriculture, on the present agricultural, mineral, and manufacturing condition and resources of the United States :

POPULATION, AREA, AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIONS, &C. Population, white.....

26,975,575 free colored.. ......

487,996 slaves ............

3,953,760

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31,749,281 3,250,000

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Total, including Indians..........
Area of the United States..............square miles
Aggregate of real and personal property. .....dollars
Value of productions of industry .................
Cash value of farms ....................:
Cash value of farming iinplements and machinery
Value of live stock........
Value of lands improved..
Value of lands unimproved..
Wheat crop.......

.bushels Rye crop......

...... Indian corn ..

........... Oat crop......

....... Rice..........

....... pounds Tobacco ........ Ginned cotton..

.... bales, 400 pounds Wool ...........

..... pounds Peas and beans.

..busheis Irish potatoes......

...... Sweet potatoes.... Barley................

.... Buckwheat.......

...... Value of orchard products.....

.dollars Wine.....

...gallons Productions of market gardens..

S...........

...... dollars
Butter.....
Cheese .......
Hay..........

........ tons Clover seed..............

......... bushels
Grass seed..............
Hemp, dew rotted...........
Hemp, water rotted.............................

1,900,000,000 6,650,872,507

247,027,496 1,107,490,216

163,261,383 246,508,244 171,183,381

20,976,286 830,451,707 172,554,688 187,140,173 429,390,771

5,198,077 60,511,343

15,188,013 110,571,201 41,606,302 15,635,119 17,664,914 19,759,361

1,860,003 15,541,027 460,509,854 105,875,135 19,129,128

..... pounds

989,010 900,386 83,247 3,943

tons

17,800 11,040,012 3,783,079

6,562 38,863,884

302,205 16,337,080 7,235,025 1.944.594 26,386,855 24,358,222

115,137,926 68,865,963 63,090,751

Hemp, other prepared.......

........tons
Hops................................... pounds
Flax .........
Silk cocoons.....

..................... Maple sugar.....

...... Cane sugar....... .... hogsheads, 1,000 pounds Cane molasses......

.......gallons Sorghum molasses..... Maple molasses....

............ Beeswax and honey........

........ pounds
Value home-made manufactures.............. dollars
Value of cotton goods produced in the year ending
June 1st, 1860........

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Value of woolen goods produced..
Leather produced.......................
Boots and shoes manufactured in the year ending June

1st, 1860..............;
Value of animals slaughtered....
Number of horses.................
Number of asses and mules..
Number of sheep..........
Number of neat cattle........
Number of swine.........
Agricultural implements produced in the United States
Value of sewing machines...................dollars
Number of patents issued for improvements and inven-
tions in agriculture in 1861....

...........
Newspapers and periodicals, 1860........
Value of steam engines and machinery ........dollars

MINERAL PRODUCTS, ETC.
Gold from California in the year 1859.........dollars
Silver coined at mint..

.............. Quicksilver..............

....... flasks Quicksilver, value of...

....dollars

.......tons Copper, value of......

....... dollars Pig iron.........

.... tons Pig iron, value of..

....... dollars

........tons Zinc, value of......

......dollars Lead, value of......

............ Nickel ..........

......tons Nickel, value of.......

........dollars Coal, anthracite .....

....... tons Coal, bituminous...........

......... Coal, value of.....

....... dollars Area of coal in United States........... square miles Coal oil................

....................barrels Coal oil, value of .....

.............. dollars Coal oil, daily flow from wells in Pennsylvania..barrels Salt, value of, manufactured in the U. S., 1860..dollars

89,549,900 212,871.653

7,300.972 1,296,339 24,823,566 28,987,346 36,022,276 17,802,514 5,605,345

521

4,051 47,118,550

Copper........

...................

Zinc .......

47,744,462

610,011

45,023 2,000,000

14,432 3,316,516

884,474 19,487,790

11,800 72,600 977,281

2,348 28,176 9,389,330 5,775,077 19,365,765

200,000 1,092,450 1,092,450

5,717 2,265,302

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