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Total 7 months $25,900,848 $633,583 $3,760,696 $103,091,261 $133,386,388

1862.... 36,043,688 1,436,629 8,000,161 73,055,810 113,638,178 The values of these exports are, in paper, depreciated an average of 40 per cent, which would give an export value of about $102,000,000, or some $13,000,000 less than last year. The decline in the prices of produce, caused by the supply and the improved harvests abroad, bas much affected the value of exports. The harvests abroad now promise to be such as to cut off much of the export business. The demand for exchange was not active, and following the rates of gold, which drooped under the war news, they were lower:

RATES OF EXCHANGE.

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Paris. Amsterdam. Frankfort. Hamburg. Berlin. Jan. 3, 146 a 1474 3.85 a 3.80 66 a 567 56 a 561 491 a 497 98 a 981

10, 149 a 152 3.724 a 3.67$ 56 a 58 574 a 684 604 a 517 99 a 100 17, 160 a 162 3.52 a 8.45 604 a 614 61 a 62 64 a 654 108 a 110 24, 162; a 163 3.50 a 8.45 61 a 614 614 a 62 54 a 644 107 a 108; 31, 171

3.82 & 3.16 654 a 664 66 & 67 57 a 584 114 a 117 Feb. 7, 169 a 173 3.30 & 3.25 65 a 654 65 a 654 67 a 574 114 a 116

14, 170 a 171 3.32 a 3.27 65 a 664 65 a 654 664 a 574 1131 a 1141 21, 171 a 1794 2.20 a 3 12 67 a 681 68 & 684 59 a 604 1181 a 1191

28, 185 a 188 3.10 & 3.00 674 a 71 10 a71 614 a 621 123 a 124 Mar. 7, 167 a 169 3.371 a 3.30 64 & 64 65 a 66 55 a 554 111 a 113

14, 168 a 171 3.35 a 3.30 64 a 64 641 a 651 654 a 564 112 a 114
21, 1694 a 1714 3.374 a 3.274 631 a 634 634 a 641 56 a 67 113 & 114
28, 167
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53 a 64 107 a 108 April 4, 168 a 172 3.40 a 3,25 621 a 631 624 a 64 654 a 57 111 a 111

11, 158 a 162 3.65 a 3.45 61 a 62 61 a 62 531 541 106 a 108 18, 165 & 1674 3.374 a 3.45 621 a 624 62} a 63 641 a 564 108 a 110

25, 163 a 165 3.47} a 3.50 61 a 614 614 a 62 534 a 544 107 a 108 May 2, 163 a 165 3.47} a 3.42 614 a 624 614 a 62 584 a 54$ 107 a 108

9, 168 a 170 3.421 a 3.82 621 a 63 624 a 631 554 a 564 110 a 113 " 16, 162} a 164 3.50 a 8.45 614 a 62 614 a 624 64

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107 a 109 23, 161 a 163 8.52 a 3.45 61 a 614 614 a 62 54 a 544 107 a 108

80, 1564 a 158 3.621 a 8 55 594 a 60 60 a 604 523 a 53 104} a 106 June 6, 1584 a 160 8.571 a 3.524 594 a 613 60 a 603 624 a 53} 105 a 106

18, 156 a 161 3.55 a 3.474 594 a 61 60 a 614 524 a 54,, 104 a 107 20, 155 a 157 8.62 A 3 574 587 a 59 581 a 594 61 a 52 103 a 104

27, 159 a 1601 3.55 a 3.50 594 a 601 60 a 60$ 625 a 624 1064 a 107 Julyll, 143 a 146 3.95 a 3.85 64 a 547 64 a 554 477 a 48$ 94 & 96 " 18, 138 a 139 4.07 & 4.02 611 a 52 a 62 467 a 464 92 & 93

25, 138 a 139 4.10 a 4.05 514 a 524 514 a 521 454 a 464 91 a 92 Aug. 1, 140 & 1414 4.067 a 4.00 624 a 63 521 a 53+ 46+ a 471 924 a 997

8, 1394 a 140$ 4.06 a 4.00 62} a 521 527 a 624 467 a 47 92 a 924 15, 1874 a 1884 4.124 a 4.084 614 a 52 52 a 527 454 a 46 911 a 92

22, 1873 a 1881 4.124 a 4.084 514 a 527 52 a 527 453 a 454 901 a 911 The outward flow of specie was somewhat accelerated by the riots in the city during the last two weeks in July. The movement was as follows:

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SPECIR AND PRICE OF GOLD.

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1863. Received. Exported. Received. Exported. Gold in bank. Prem. on gold. January 8.

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681,448 85,954,050 341 & 344 10. 885,928 1,035,025 1,277,788 726,746 36,770,746 34 a 89 17. 647,703

1,380,247 37,581,465 40 a 49 24. 627,767 822,918 678,841 780,816 88,549,794 47 a 50$ 31. 310,484

1,331,027 38,894,840 483 a 60+ February 7. 854,000 976.285 301,860 1,277,000 38,243,839 673 a 57

14. 614,146 1,156,164 359,978 1.152,846 38,426,460 631 a 53+ 21. 759,247 934,512

520,017 37,981,310 64 a 64 28. 741,109 510,774 285,394 1,877,016 89,512,256 71 a 72 March 7. 679,074 585,236 1,243,551 733,643 39,705,089 62} a 63 14. 677,058 477,335

3,540,550 36,110,086 647 a 54 21.

540,968 249,514 1,201,907 83,955,122 63 a 545 28. 490,368 779,564 159,105 1,050,156 34,317,691 41 April

681,293 673,826 250,778 473,385 34,267,121 63 a 54 11.

1,605,728 250,728 607,059 35,406,145 46 a 521 18. 617,279 693,436 217.602 158,487 36,761,696 52 a 53+

26. 635,646 1,161,300 256,604 629,865 37,175,067 47 a 511 May 2. 410,804 712,276

294,998 36.846,528 48 a 501 9. 484,019 1,574,166 205,057 451,827 88,102,633 681 a 47 16. 604,692 1,093,031

661,996 88,556,652 49 a 491 23. 501,201 938,032 258,570 438,745 38,544,865 484 a 49 80. 224,911 881,452

279,994 37,632,634 444 a 44} June 6. 663,085 1,647,299 318,066 411,483 37,241,670 46 a 464 13. 862.391 1,990,327

235,364 37,884,128 48 a 48$ 20. 612,461 3,156,988

622,147 88,814,206 42 a 431 27. 398,212 8,094,101 187,082 134,432 38,271,702 46 a 464 July 4.

2,647,060

347,807 38,302,826 44 a 441 11. 641,451 2,424,916 254,947 401,936 88,712,397 827 a 3: 18. 441,179 1,846,023

2,190,781 38,254,427 23 & 234 25. 784,537

1,725,748 35,910,227 26 a 261 August 1.

G. Gate lost. 748,523 270,182 480,374 33,746,681 284 a 29 8. 964,422 890,652

630,044 33,156,548 26 a 27 15.

700,431 313,612 1,210,230 32,874,913 25 a 254 22. 1,089,111 919,825

238,398 31,620,499 245 a 25

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Total.... 14,416,892 37,492.862 7,837,597 26,946,396

The quantity of gold received from California diminishes, and more goes direct to Europe. There is, however, a steady drain upon the available amount in the city.

The harvests in Europe are represented better than for seventeen years, and France and England, that last year took 97,000,000 bushels of wheat, will take none this year. American shipping is carrying no freights, and gold seems to be the only dependence with which to meet the payments on the increasing import of goods at higher cost. The apparent balance against the country increases in the double ratio of larger imports and diminished exports. The hope that military success would soon cause a decline in gold and bills, induced remitters for a time to keep out of the market, and, notwithstanding the large importations, there was little increase in the demand for bills. When gold, however, had reached 2:}, which was thought low, the demand became larger, and the rate stiffened for both bills and gold.

JOURNAL OF BANKING, CURRENCY, AND FINANCE.

CITY BANK RETURNS.

The main feature in the bank returns this month is the decrease in de. posits. In New York city alone the amount returned is about five million dollars less than a month ago, and if we compare the deposits at present reported with the highest point reached since January, we will find there has been a very great falling off. New York city banks, March 7, $174,689,212 Aug. 22, $156,588,095 Philadelphia May 25, 32,455,953

17, 29,959,127 Boston

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$214,445,295 From the above we see there has been a decrease of about twentyeight million dollars in the three cities. Much of this is due to the investments being made in government securities, while the present stock speculation has carried off its share.

The decrease in specie in New York city is also remarkable. Only about half a million has been exported, and yet, although the government has been paying its interest in gold, the amount in bank has decreased, since July 25, about four millions. Where this has gone it is difficult to say. We give below our usual returns, brought down to latest dates :

NEW YORK BANKS. New YORK BANKS. (Capital, Jan., 1863, $69,494,577; Jan., 1862, $69,493,577.) Date.

Loans. Specie. Circulation. Net Deposits. Clearings. January 3,..... $173,810,009 $35,954,550 $9,754,365 $159,163,246 $186,861,762

10,..... 173,816,010 36,770,746 9,551,563 162,878,249 249,796,489 17,..... 176,606,658 37,581,465 9,241,670 164,666,003 314,471,467

24,..... 179,288,266 88,549,794 9,083,419 168,269,228 298,861,360 February 7..... 179,892,161 38,243,839 8,780,154 166,342,777 302,352,571

173,103.592 38,426,460 8,756,217 167,720,880 265,139,104 21,...

178,336,880 37,981,310 8,762,536 170,108,758 291,242,929 28,..

179,958,842 39,512,256 8,739,969 173,912,695 340,674,444 March

181,098,822 39,705,089 8,693,175 174,689,212 344,484,442 14,..... 177,870,949 36,110,085 8,657,016 172,944,034 307,370,817 21,..... 173,829,479 3,955,122 8,609,73 167,004,466 277,831,351

28,.. 172,448,526 34,317,691 8,560,602 163,363,846 281,326,268 April 4,.. 173,038,019 34,257,121 8,348,094 160,216,418 287,347,704 11,.....

170,846,283 35,406,145 8,178,091 169,894,731 264,468,080 18,.... 169,182,822 36,761,696 8,039,558 164,122,146 259,417,565 25,..... 171,079,322 37,175,067 7,555,549 167,863,999 258,654,781

2,...... 177,364,956 36,846,528 7,201,169 167,696,916 355,557,732 9,..... 180,114,983 33,002,633 7,080,565 163,656,518 367,560,731 16,

180,711,072 38,556,642 6,901,700 168,879,180 353,346,664 23... 181,319,851 38,644,865 6,780,678 167,655,658 380,304,748

80... 181,825,856 87,692,634 6,494,376 166,261,121 307,680,918 June 6,... 182,745,080 37,241,670 6,341,091 162,767,154 289,757,539

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Specie. Circulation, Net Deposits. Clearings. 180,808,828 37,884,128 6,210,404 169,551,150 302,377,276 177,083,295 38,314,206 6,120,252 157,123,301 259,483,221 175,682,421 38,271,202 6,004,177 168,539,308 264,819,856 174,337,384 38,302,826 5,998,914 108,642,825 267,785,773 175,087,485 38,712,397 6,927,071 160,733,496 319,945,652 173,126,887 88,254,427 5,880,623 168,319,544 261,168,709 173,036,336 35,910,227 5,775,188 164,133,649 284,684,421 176,208,597 33,746,681 5,700,452 161,178,146 292,211,821 176,559,840 32,156,548 5,706,024 155,868,116 297,884,006 175,305,471 32,874,913 6,613,177 155,950,043 298,936,160 175,713,139 81,520,499 5,545,970 , 166,588,095 878,765,630

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Loans. Specie. Circulation. Deposits. to banks. frorn banks. Jan. 5,.. $77,339,046 $7,672,028 $8,190,496 $33,372,648

12,.. 77,427,173 7,751,000 8,373,000 33,063,800 17,006,000 13,520,000 19,.. 76,624,700 7,710,600 8,199,600 33,382,000 16,547,800 13,727,700

26... 76,354,000 7,710,700 8,008,500 33,847,000 16,811,700 13,958,000 Feb. 2,.. 76,496,800 7,685,000 8,865,000 84,076,800 16,889,000 14,490,000

9,.. 78,421,000 7,707,000 8,074,000 35,178,600 16,932,000 14,183,000 16,.. 78,431,000 7,794,000 8,001,000 34,903,000 17,070,700 14,095,500

23,.. 78,782,600 7,624,000 8,002,000 34,965,500 17,331,000 14,683,800 Mar. 2,.. 79,127,500 7,553,000 8,001,980 35,245,500 17,523,500 15,004,000

9,.. 79,274,700 7,582,000 8,225,000 35,215,000 17,840,400 14,446,500

16,.. 79,636,184 7,609,238 7,780,062 32,955,149 17,230,300 13,434,500 “ 80,.. 77,935,000 7,572,600 7,593,800 31,604,500 17,074,400 11,601,300 April 6,.. 76,933,600 7,703,800 7,963,500 32,687,000 15,444,000 12,280,600

“ 13,.. 74,551,013 7,812,895 7,762,915 32,494,822 14,557,000 12,947,800 “ 20... 78,459,160 7,799,315 7,278,506 33,209,742 14,182,000 12,653,000

27,.. 73,558,000 7,838,800 7,040,000 32,781,500 13,303,000 11,966,700 May 4,.. 73,218,155 7,854,731 7,433,496 31,949,762 13,237,700 11,622,600

11,.. 73,062,789 7,847,849 7,688,233 31,309,985 13,147,000 11,800,000 “ 18,.. 73,068,598 7,794,046 7,167,327 32,192,770 12,863,500 11,732,000

25,.. 72,874,000 7,777,000 7,011,700 33,000,000 12,787,000 11,748,000 June 1... 73,424,000 7,751,000 6,913,000 32,575,000 12,735,000 10,704,500

8,.. 73,592,000 7,738,557 7,030,286 31,723,285 12,626,700 10,874,700 " 15,.. 73,237,000 7,730,000 7,109,000 31,477,600 12,235,500 10,541,000

22,.. 73,351,000 7,697,000 7,344,500 31,355,800 12,504,600 10,914,700

29,.. 73,421,084 7,683,987 7,040,624 31,477,696 12,388,000 10,900,000 July 6,.. 73,548,918 7,744,827 7,473,800 31,509,263 12,233,000 10,891,000

13,.. 73,485,678 7,774,991 7,508,442 30,277,502 12,193,000 10,712,000 20,.. 73,421,000 7,684,000 7,401,600 29,287,000 13,802,000 10,164,600

27,.. 72,850,716 7,811,513 7,246,797 28,011,571 12,950,000 9,861.300 Aug. 3,.. 72,390,364 7,793,916 7,317,412 28,384,096 12,655,000 9,646,000

10,.. 71,997,503 7,798,276 7,440.212 28,247,266 12,822,673 10,135,180 17,.. 71,860,078 7,813,497 7,198,917 27,898,073 12,766,527 9,603,207

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Loans. Specie. Circulation. Deposits. to banks. from banke, Jan. 5,... $37,679,675 $4,510,750 $4,504,115 $28,429,189 $6,948,786 $1,994,928

12,... 87,533,757 4,544,786 4,450,676 28,018,792 6,890,963 1,848,932 19,... 37,416,694 4,649,369 4,382.520 27,877,069 7050,847 2,275,906 26,... 37,479,712 4,572,419 4,284,947 28,773,517 6,765,980 2,638,985

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Due Loans. Specie. Circulation. Deposits. to banks. from banks. 87,268,894 4,562,680 4,181,503 29,231,753 6,698,210 2,909,857 37,336,367 4,319,706 4,039,918 28,062,164 6,953,215 2,518,086 87,710,851 4,272,347 3,888,185 28,759,049 7,452,563 2,432,073 37,720,460 4,276,761 3,772,781 29,342,596 7,413,249 2,703,196 37,901,080 4,267,626 3,696,097 30,178,518 7,185,670 2,758,852 38,603,871 4,249,035 3,608,870 30,679,259 7,100,258 2,499,139 39,260,028 4,247,817 3,534,880 30,549,587 7,476,603 1,939,449 39,458,384 4,247,688 3,295,862 30,106,135 7,418,482 1,935,014 38,937,612 4,311,704 3,369,194 29,171,283 6,504,758 2,168,007 37,516,520 4,339,252 3,374,417 29,531,569 6,768,558 2,770,129 36,250,402 4,343,242 3,296,686 30,117,527 5,953,809 3,014,229 86,295,644 4,343,988 3,185,042 31,059,644 5,306,809 3,018,727 86,482,058 4,346,377 8,078,921 31,021,799 6,448,124 2,559,868 86,587,294 4,356,324 2,989,428 30,869,231 6,328,898 2,891,087 36,593,179 4,359 865 2,901,600 30,949,781 4,975,989 2,542,792 36,887,301 4,357,119 2,866,121 31,892,308 4,640,623 2,586,279 37,116,093 4,857,169 2,808,109 32,455,953 4,623,392 2,480,714 87,143,937 4,357,021 2,706,953 31,888,763 4,707,278 2,363,648 87,157,769 4,357,076 2,649,283 31,549,339 4,645,712 2,313,744 87,228,627 4,357,025 2,621,098 31,648,959 4,914,426 2,892,278 87,219,216 4,356,744 2,596,115 31,298,830 4,868,496 2,065,918 37,250,665 4,359,543 2,656,865 31,466,204 5,116,699 1,820,600 86,936,811 4,360,745 2,564,558 28,504,544 6,060,096 1,961,814 34,866,842 4,360,003 2,607,253 28,701,813 4,784,343 2,530,552 84,662,966 4,361,999 2,482,986 29,931,608 4,580,822 2,981,867 34,517,347 4,227,448 2,418,463 30,448,430 4,805,045 3,034,009 34,390,179 4,187,056 2,417,739 80,799,448 4,963,290 2,772,717 84,645,243 4,112,013 2,380,720 30,513,961 4,740,391 2,538,096 85,390,179 4,112,642 2,363,396 29,959,127 5,161,573 2,158,440

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The following comparative table will be of interest, affording as it does a view of the bank returns, the bank rate of discount, and the price of wheat in London during a period of three years corresponding with the date of our last returns, August 5th: At corresponding dates with the week ending August 5, 1863.

1861. 1862. 1863. Circulation, including bank post bills... £21,084,700 £23,378,393 £22,540,809 Public deposits...

3,843,763 6,151,358 5,577,268 Other deposits.

11,818,980 15,232,959 13,790,855 Government securities

9,900,800 10,986,007 11,038,426 Other securities......

17,909,650 19,079,200 19,163,801 Reserve of notes and coin

6,663,500 10,020,418 7,818,356 Coin and bullion. ...

12,360,445 17,956,938 14,843,185 Bank rate of discount...

5 per cent. 2 p. cent. 4 per cent. Average price of wheat...

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