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n*ITIMORR ivn wrn iwppr.Ts —[COMMERCE TRADE —STATISTICS AGRICULTURE —MANUFACTURES —NAVIGATION J— BALTIMORE AND HER INTERESTS. V r oL. X. No. 44. ] ALMA N A C For Lite week, commencing on Sunday, APRIL 2. 1848. Moon—New, 3d, oh. 57m A. DAY Ic. o .1 Oaus' Moon Mo.lYk. Sunr " e "- Su '""' ts - length, ri. 6c set. Ts.ni. I sh. 43m. 6h.i7m.12h.34iL. 4 47 3 Mou. I 5 11 6 19 112 38 I sets. 4 Tucs. ] 5 40 6 20 12 40 | 7 30 fi Wed. I 5 39 6 21 jl2 42 j 8 42 6 Thurs. 5 37 6 23 112 46 | 9 53 T Frid ! 5 36 6 24 |l2 48 10 58 8 Sal. lo 35 6 25 112 50 |ll 58 POST OFFICE.—MAILS Are conveyed by Hail Itoad Cursund Stage* daily. WINTER ARRAN6EMEET. CLOSE: DUE: Eastern,daily ,ex. Suii.Ba m.&7p.m. .3p.m. &11 p.m. Sunday, • A. M 12 P. M. Great Southern, dai1y,...9 p. M 7$ a. m. W aching lon,daily, 8 a. m . ,4&9 p.m. .Bsa.m.,3&Bp.ni. Western, daily, 6 a. m 6$ p. ni. Winchester,Va.ex Sun.. .6 a. M 6.} p. m. York, Pa. Route,ex.Sun.ll a. m 64 p. M. Annapolis, Md. ex. Sun. 8 a. m .&4p.m. .B|a.m.6cßp.m. Delaware,E.ShoreofVa. 4 Somerset & Worcester f p< M |j p. co.,Md.,Sunday,Tuea- r day & Thursday ) Up.counties of E.Shore, } Md., Monday, Wed-> 5 a. m 3p. m. uesdav and Saturday j Upper Marlboro' Route, } Monday, Wednesday >9 p. M 8 a.m. and Friday, j Pt.Tobac'oßoutc.Wcd- )q p M 8 A.M. nesday and Sunday, > Westminster Route, > Monday. Wednesday >6 p. m 7 p. M. and Friday, J Hcl-Air. daily, ex. Sun.. .8 A. M 2 p. M. RATES OF POSTAGE. Letters composed of one or more pieces of paper, hut not exceeding half an ounce in weight, sent any distance not exceeding 3U". miles 5 cents. Any distance over 30.iiles 10 cents. tin every additional w'Jight of half an ounce, or any fractional excess of half all ounce, an additional postage is charged according to the distance. Letters dropped in the Post Office for delivery in the same place, 2 cents each. Letters advertised are charged 2 -v-jits each, be sides regular postage, or if advertised iu 2 papers, 4 cents. i . , Circulars, handbills, and advertisements, printed or lithographed, oil paper not larger thaji quarto post or single cap, folded and directed, but unsealed, 2 cents per sheet, any distance; when sealed, same as letters. Circulars on sheets larger than cap, are rated as pamphlets. ... On Pamphlets, magazines, periodicals, and every other kind of printed or othermatter, (except newspa pers, circulars,handbills. and advertisements,) uncon nected with any manuscript communication, weigh ing one ounce or less, 25 cents per copy, for any dis tance. For every additional ounce, 1 cent. Any fractional excess exceeding half an ounce, to be charged as an ounce; an excess less than half an oz. to be disregarded. _ Newspapers,( wlien sent by the editors or publish ers thereof,) if they do not exceed 1900 superficial inches, for any distance in the State where published, ! cent. For any distance exceeding 100 miles, out of the State where published, 1' ct. A newspaper ex ceeding 1900 inches, to be rated as a pamphlet. Newspapers Irregularly sent, that is, to a non nnbscriber, the person sending must prepay 3 cts. for each paper. When the article to be mailed is a circular, pam phlet, or newspaper, it should be so enveloped as to be open atoae end—otherwise, it will be charged as a letter. For rig a Mails. —A mail is forwarded from Boston to, and received from England, via Halifax, (Nova Scotia,) by the British Mail Steam Packets, twice a month, for eight months in the year, and once a mouth ior the four winter months. Letters, thus sent, must have their postage to Boston pre-paid. The postage on Ship Letters', delivered at the office where the vessel arrives, is 6 cents; if conveyed by post, 2 cents iu addition to the ordinary postage. OCEAN STEAM NAVIGATION. American .Mail Steamer a.—The following are the rates of postage prescribed by the act of the 3d of March, 1845, for mailable matter sent by this line to Europe:— Upon all letters and packages not exceeding hall an ounce in weight.... -Ic* For all letters and packages over half an ounce and under one ounce 48c. For every additional half ounce 15c. For every letter, newspaper, pamphlet, and price current •_ The act of Congress also requires, that the United Stulcs postage will he charged in addition to the above upon all mailable matter sent through the so libeofllie United States to New York, from whence the ship sails for Bremen. All mailable matter ad <lrcseflt England. Ireland orScotlaml, will be leftat the British post-office iu Cowes or Southampton; and all for France, the Netherlands. Belgium. Italy, Spain, and Portugal, and Africa, will be sent lo lla <vre, in France; and a separate bag will be made sip for Hairhxrg and delivered at Bremen-Haven. And us r.o arrangements have yet been completed the p<i*t-o/!icu of the United States and those f the above countries, pre-payment of the siostage will be required at the office from winch sent smon all mailable matter directed to those countries. Upon mailable matter seut to other countries on the Eastern continent pre-payment will not be required it will he mailed for Bremen, where all unpaid posta ges will lie collected for the United Slates by the Bremen ollco,. ... , ~, The Amorieaa postage only, is charged on letters and newspapers to go by the French steamers, or the Cunard line Of British steamers—the foreign postage being collected on the other side. Under present arrangement, letters for the Can ada* and otker British possessions in America, will not be forwarded by mail unless prepaid. TRAVELING FACILITIES— WUH Distances nm! Fare from Baltimore. AT BALTIMORE- For Philadelphia and New York— About 100 miles, S3—About 200 miles,7a® 8 - Cars or a Steamer leave I Are due Daily, st B P.M. | Dai y, at ...... .6 A. M Daily, exc. Sun. 9 A. M. I Daily.exc. Sun. 2j and and 24 P. M. I HP. M. For York and Colniubln. Pa— -58 miles, 1.5(1—70 miles, #2.125. Cars leave I Daily 9 A.M. Daily.exc. Sun. 11 A.M. Daily. exe. Sun. s P. M. | and 64 p. M. For Washington City— -40 miles, $1 60— (no round trip tickets issued.) T)ailv at ...••••9 I Daily.exc, Sun. 6jA. M. 1 Daily,B a. M. &74 P. M. and 64 r. M. | Daily, cxc. Sun. 24 P. M. For Cumberland, Ac. 178 mile*, ft7. ..am i c Daily, at 1\ A. M. and 4 1 Daily, at 3 A. M. and p. M. I p * M * For Elliott's Hill* and Frederlek -15 miles, 60 ots. — 60 miles, #2.40. Daily 7}A. M. 1 Daily *' Daily,exc.Sun. 4p.M. I Daily,exc. Sun. 10 A. M. Harper's Ferry anil Winchester, V.- 81 miles. 111 miles. Cars leave daily ,7) A. m | Daily, 6 P. M. AND LY FORD'S PRICE-CURRENT. For Norfolk and Portsmouth,Va. — 180 miles, SO. A steamboat leaves I Is due Daily, at 10 P.M. I Daily, at... ..,.7 A.M. AT PHILADELPHIA — For New York— Cars or a Steamer leave Daily,at 7 and 9 A. M. and 5 p. M. For Baltimore — Daily, at 10 p. M. Daily , exc. Sun 7 A.M. and 3] p. M. AT IV EW YORK— FOR IJoHtou— Cars or •Steamers leave Daily , exc. Sun., at P.M. For Philadelphia — Daily > exc. Sun 7 anil 9A. M. and 4$ p. M. NEW YORK POST OFFICE. The Mail for Boston, via Netv Haven, closes daily, excepting Sundays, at 5) A. M. The steamboat Mail for Boston, via Stonington and Providence, closes daily, cxc. Sunday, at 3? P. M. The great Southern Mail, including the Mail also for the Western States, closes daily at 7 5 A. M.; and, except on Sunday, at 3 p. M., on which latter day at H P. M. FOREIGN STEAM &. OTHER PACKETS: (Days of Sailing*) Mail Steamers between Liverpool and the United States—New Arrangement— Commencing on Saturday, Jan. Ist, the steamers will leave EVEIIY ALTEEXATE SATURDAY, being on the following days: — Departures from America. Saturday, From Saturday, From Jan... .15t....N. YORK. Feb.. 26th... N. YORK. Jan... 15th.... 805T0N. Mar. .11th BOSTON. Jan.. .29th N. YORK. Mar. .25th N. YORK. Feb. . 12t1i.... 805T0N. Apr. sth, ( Wed.jßosrox Departures from Liverpool. Saturday, For I Saturday, For Dec. ..loth....BOSTON. Feb... 12th.... BOSTON. Jan Ist. .. .N. YORK. | Feb. ..26th... .N. YORK. Jan... 15th.... 805T0N. Mar.. 11th.... BOSTON. Jan. . 29th. ...N. YORK. | Mar. . 25th ....N. YORK. And thereafter, from April to November inclusive, the Departures will be WEEKLY, (every Saturday) from LIVERPOOL to AMERICA, and from AMERICA to LIVERPOOL. New York and Liverpool Packets. To leave New York. To leave Liverpool. Oxford, ..Feb. 1 ! Fidelia,... . ....Jan. 1 Henry Clay 6 Hottinguer 6 —II Roscius, —II Cambridge —l6 I.Wright —l6 Constitution —2l Ashburton —2l Garrick, 26 I West Point, 26 Montezuma Mar. 1 i Yorkshire Feb. 1 New World 6 I Liverpool 6 Johnß. Skiddy,...— 11 Siddons, —ll Fidelia, l6 I Columbia, l6 Hottinguer —2l Patrick Henry —2l Roscius 26 Waterloo —26 Isaac Wright,. ..April 1 | New York March 1 New York and Havre Packets. To leave New York. To leave Havre. Havre,... Feb. 21 I Zurich, Feb. 1 Baltimore, March 1 I Silvic de Grasse, ..— 8 Bavaria, H I Ulica l6 Burgundy l6 | Splendid . 21 Admiral —2l I New York, March 1 Oneida April 1 | COMMERCIAL REGULATIONS OF THE POUT OF BALTIMORE. The following is a copy of the Regulations which were established by the "Board of Trade of the city of Baltimore:" COMMISSIONS. In all transactions in Foreign and Domestic articles the following rates to be charged if no agreement to the contrary exists. Dom. For. ON sales of Merchandise percent. 2J 5 on Slocks 1 Bills of Exchange ifeudorsed 2 2 2) Jo. do. not endorsed, ) '. Purchases of Merchandise in funds, ... .25 24 Jo, Jo. in advance,. .24 0 Purchases of Stocks and Bills of Ex- change, ••••■: J 'A? , Accepting or endorsing without funds,.. 2 A 2 , Collecting Freights, *" " "of N? Procuring Freights, Disbursements of Vessels - 2G 2, jo, Jo. without funds, 2J 6 Effecting Insurance when the premium does not exceed 10 per cent | 5 cent, on the amount of premium, 6 5 Adjusting and collecting losses insured if not disputed, or litigated, 1) 24 delayed or litigated accounts,. ..24 5 Entering and forwarding Goods, OU the amount of Duties and charges,. .24 2J Advancing MONEY 011 letters of Credit, or otherwise .•••••; On consignments of Merchandise withdrawn or re shipped, full commission to be charged 011 the amount of advances , or responsibilities incurred and half commission 011 the residue of the value. The above commissions are exclusive of guarantee for sales on credit. Auction duty and Commissions, Storage, Brokerage, and every other expense actu ally incurred. FREIGHT AND FREIGHTING. If a vessel is freighted by the ton, and no special agreement is made, respecting the proportions at which each article shall be computed, the follow ing shall BE the standard of computation, and cither parcel deemed equal to a ton, viz: 2.21U lbs. Pig and Harlron, Lead, Copper, Logwood, Fustic, and other heavy Dye Woods. 2,000 " Nicanigue and Brazillctto Wood. 2,210 " net Sugar and Rice in casks. 1,830 " " Coffee in bags. 1,600 " " do. in casks. 1,300 " " Cocoa in bags or bulk. 1,120 " " do. ill casks. 1,110" " Pimento in hags. 952 " " do. ill casks. 800 " " Ship Bread in bags. 700 " " do. do. incasks. 1,120 " " Dried Hides. 9110" " Wt. Green Teas and China Raw Silk. 1,120" " " Bohea and other Black Tea. 1,500 " " " Virginia Tobacco in lihds. 1,300 " " " Kentucky do. in do. 1,000 " " " Maryland do. ill do. 8 bids. Flour of 196 lbs. net. 6 " Beef, Pork and Tallow. 7 " Naval Stores and Pickled Fish. 200 gals. Wine Measure — estimating the full con tents of the csk. of Oil, W inc. Brandy, &c. 22 bush. Grain, Peas, Beans, &c. in casks, JLL " do. do. do. in hulk. 41) " Liverpool Blown Salt in bulk. 34 •• do. Ground do. 31 " St. Übes, Capede Verds, &C. in bulk. 30 < West India Salt in bulk. 30 " Sea Coal in bulk. 40 cubic feet of Plank, Boards, Timber, Bale Goods, Packages and Boxes. , In estimating the contents in cubic feet,of var.mispack ages and goods, the following shall be the standard. A Floui Barrel RE *'' A tierce of Rice,. .. (< A hhd. of Flaxseed, '* 1( A hhd. of Virginia Tobacco •••"'J® A hhd. of Kentucky. Georgia and Carolina, .40 A hhd of Maryland and Ohio, I( 5 bushels of Grain in bulk •••■" In computing boxes of Candles and Soap, kegs o Butter and Lard, Hams and Baoon—and generally al similar urticles, 200 lbs. net wt. shall be considered equal to a barrel of 5 cubic feet. All goods brought to this port on freight, must be delivered on a wharf, at the expense of the vessel BALTIMORE, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL I, 1848 bringing the same —a delivery after due notice on any good wharf at Fell's Point during business hours, is a (delivery iu the city and port of Baltimore—Hides and | articles prohibited to be landed in the city at certain I periods may be landed where the public authorities may direct. In all Cases when vessels are obliged (br the quar antine regulations, or city authorities) to discharge their cargo iu the stream, the expense of delivering the same East of Jones' Falls, will be borne by the carrier only. But when requested by the consignee to he delivered Went of Jones' Falls, then the ex pense shall be equally borne by the carrier and con signee, (each one-half.) If a vessel is chartered for a voyage out and home, each shipper shall be entitled to his fair proportion of the whole homeward freight, pro rata, of the hulk or space occupied by each shipper on the outward voy- JII all cases where a vessel is chartered or freighted for a voyage out and home, the freighter, or charter er is bound to furnish sullicient cargo, to enable said vessel to return safely home, and thesaine from Port to Port, where the charter provides for more than one Port: Provided, no agreement to the contrary is made by the parties. STORAGE— PER month. Hogsheads of Sugar, Tobacco, Molasses, Rum, Oil, and Pipes of Wine, Hrandy and Gin, .... 25 cts. Ilbds. Colfee, Copperas, Codfish and Tallow, 20 44 Tierces of Sugar, Rum, Molasses and half Pipes, 16 44 Tierces of Rice, Coffee, Flaxseed, Alum, &c. 12$ " Barrels of Rum, Whiskey, Sugar, Beef, Pork, Fish, Cheese, Oil and quarter casks Wine 6 44 Bids. Flour, Coffee, and other dry articles.. 3 44 Boxes of Cuba Sugar 8 44 of Fish, Wine, Oil, Lemons and Or anges 3 44 Soap, Candles, Cheese, Tin, Raisins, and drums of Figs 1 44 Bags of Coffee, Cocoa, Pepper, and Pimento, 2 44 Bales of Cotton and Hempen Yarn about 300 lbs 12$ 44 Bales oflndia Piece, and other similar Goods, 10 44 Indigo in seroons, 4 cents; in cases 10 14 Tea in chests, 3 cents; half do. 2 cents; boxes, 1 44 Kegs of Butter, Lard,Tohacco, Nails, Raisins, 3 44 Hides, Dried 1 " Hemp, per ton 60 44 Cordage, per do 30 44 Iron and Lead, per do 20 44 Dyewood, pet do 25 44 Hampers of Bottles, &c 16 44 Crates of Earthenware 20 cts. Grain, per bushel h " Salt, per bushel •• ? '* The owners of goods to be at the expense of put ting them in store, and delivering them. All goods stored to be subject to one month's stor age, if iu store 10 days, if less than 10 days, to half a month's storage. The risque of loss by fire, robbery, theft, and other unavoidable occurrences, is iu all cases to be borne by the owner of the goods: provided, usual care be taken for the security of the property. WEIGHTS AND TARES. Sugar, Copperas, Alum, Brimstone, Shot, Lead, Iron, Steel, Hemp, Dyewoods, and all other articles heretofore sold by the cwt. of 112 lbs. or ton of 2210 lbs., shall in future be sold by the decimal hundred of 100 pounds, or ton of 2000 pounds. Tare shall be allowed as follows: Sugar in hhds. or tierces, 12 percent.; in Cuba boxes, 15 percent.; iu flour hrls, 22 lbs. each,do; iu linen bags 3 per cent.; and in all other packages the ac tual tare. Coffee in linen, single gunny and grass hags, 2 per cent.; in flour hrls. 20 lbs. each; iu all other pack ages the actual tare. Cocoa in bags 2 per cent. Pepper in linen or single gunny bags, 2 per cent .; in other packages the actual tare. Pimento in linen or single gunny bags, 3 per cent.; iu other packages the actual tare. Rice in tierces and half tierces, HI percent. Copperas, in hhds., 10 percent. Teas, Green, whole chests 20 lbs.; half do. the Can ton tare: do. Blrck do. do. 22 lbs.; do. 3-4 chests IS lbs.; other packages the actual tare. Cassia, in mats, 9 per cent.; boxes and other pack ages, the actual tare. Indigo, in seroons, in single hides, 11 percent.; in all other cases, the actual tare. Alum, Brimstone, Ginger, Nutmegs, Mace, Cloves, Almonds, Figs, Cheese. Soap, Candles, Chocolate, Currants, Prunes, Starch, and all other articles not before mentioned, the actual tare. No charge shall be made for casks, hrls., boxes, or other packages whatever. DRAFTS, AS FOLLOW: On all weights even beam , 4 per ct. to be allowed for draft. RATES OF PILOTAGE FOR THE PORT OF BALTIMORE, Condensed,wil/iother matler appertaining thereto from various Acts yf the General Assembly of Maryland. For every vessel, either drawing 9 tect water or up wards, or measuring 75 tons custom house tonnage, coming from the sea to the city of Baltimore, per foot, $' 3 50 For every vessel of like draft, from Baltimore to sea, 2 50 For the months of December,January,February and March, iu addition to every foot such ves sel Jraws He it enacted by the General Assembly if Maryland, That every master or owner of a merchant vessel go ing to sea, whethersailingunder a coasting license or registered,of the burthen of one hundred and twenty toil's and upwards, shall be obliged lo receive the first Pilot who offers to conduct or pilot bis vessel, and shall continue the same Pilot to the Capes, or shall pay to him half pilotage; provided the said Pilot shall speak or board said vessel above Fort McHeury, and shall be duly licensed to act as Pilot; and provided further, that the Pilot who shall have conducted any vessel from the Capes into port shall be entitled to take charge of the same vessel as Pilotto the Capes, on her next voyage. SEC. 2. Andbe it enacted, That any master or own er of a merchant vessel, sailing under a coasting license or registered, of the burthen of one hundred tons and upwards coming from sea, shall be obliged to take the first Pilot who shall oiler to conduct or pilot his ves sel, and shall continue the same to the port of destina tion, or shall pay to him half pilotage; provided said Pilot shall speak or board said vessel before Cape Henry Light House shall bear south, and provided also, the said Pilot shall have a branch or license to the destined port of said vessel. SEC. 3 And be it enacted, That the owners of all vessels of the burthen of seventy-five tons and up wards, not exceeding one hundred tons, before going to sea, shall apply to the Hoard of Pilots for a license to navigate the Chesapeake Bay, and shall pay lo the said Board, for such license, at the rate of six cents per ton, and such license shall he good for twelve months. SEC. 4 And be it enacted. That the master of any vessel, for which a license is made necessary, by the preceding section, who shall navigate the same with out such license, shall subject himself to receive a Pilot upon the same terms as i, provided for in the first section of this Act. REGULATIONS OF THE PORT OF BALTIMORE. Extracts from the Ordinances now in force. It is incumbent on the Harbor Master to collect all tonnage daily, and whenever two days tonnage is due, and the payments not secured to his satisfaction, he s htill enforce the payment thereof in the aamc man ner as other city dues are collected. The smnoftwo cents perton shall be, and ishere bv assessed and levied upon every vessel of sixty or more tons, arriving at the Port of Baltimore, which by the laws of the United State,, is required to re port and enter at the Custom House, and the collector of the port shall be, and is hereby authorised to col lect the same. Also the sum of two cents per ton shall be, and is hereby asacMcd and levied upon every vesel of,ixty | tons or more arriving at the Port of Baltimore, which, by the laws of the United States is not required to re ! port arid enter at the Custom House, and that the 1 Harbor Masters shall be, and they are hereby author -1 ised tocollect thesaine, provided, nevertheless, that | the sum of money assessed and levied by this section, shall be collected from each vessel butonce a month, although she may arrive more frequeutly. I DOCKAGE. ' All vessels, except those with fire wood, lying at, or in manner making use of any wharf belonging to ! or rented by the state, shall pay dockage according ; to the following rates: Those occupying the lstticr,perton,perday. .1 cent. 44 44 " 2d do. 4 4 4 4 3 i All beyond the 2d o. 44 44 j WHARFAGE. 1 1 SECTION* I . Br it enacted and ordainedby the May ! or and City Council of Baltimore , That from and after the passage of this Ordinance, all Goods, Wares or Merchandize landed on the public wharves, from on boaril any vesselor vessels lying at said wharves, or placed thereon for the purpose of shipment or ex posure for sale, shall pay the following Rates of Wharfage for each and every day the same may re main thereon, or any less time, (excepting, however, | Fire Wood and Lumber, the rates of which are to he accounted for the whole time allowed by Ordinance, for the same to remain on the wharves,) to he paid by the owner or consignee, or in event of their being none, the master of the vessel, and all goods shipped from one vessel to another, one-half price, also to he paid by the shipper, or owner,or the muster as afore said. Almonds, per sack, cts. 2 ( Liquids, hhd. cts. 6' do. hag, 2 Lemons, box, 2 Anchors, ton, 25 Lumber, may remain Anvils, each, 1 5 days, 10 Ashes, cart load, 5 Mahogany, 500 feet, 30 Bark, cord, 6J Manure, cart load, 5 Barrels, empty, fret. Merchandise, hale, 4 Beef. bris. 2 do brl. 2 Bottles, hmpr. 4 do case or box, 3 Bread, brl. 2 do trunk, 3 do t brl. 1 do tree, 4 Bricks," 1000, 12\ do \ do 24 Butter, keg, f Meal, brl. 2 Cables, chain, ton, 25 do 4 bri. I Camhooses, each, 61 Mill Stones, each, 25 Candles, box, I Mules, each, 5 Cannon, each, 6| Muskets, case, 4 Carboys, each, 2 Nails, cask or keg, 1 Carriages, each, 12j Oars, lOilOfeet, 20 j Carts, each, 124 Oil, Whale or Sperm, Cart Wheels, each, £ cask of 150 gals. I*2s Cassia, 100 mats, 10 do trcs. under lOOgals. 10 Castings, ton, 15 do do 80 gals. 4 Cattle, horned, each, 1 do brl. 2 Chairs, each, •> do box, 2 Chalk, ton, 15 do jar, 2 Cheese, box, 4 Olives, jar, 1 do cask, 2 Onions,bus.or2obunch. 4 j Chocolate, box, 1 Oranges, box, '1 Cider, box, 2 Paper, wrapping, bdl. * Coal, ton of 28 bushels, 5 Pepper, &c , box, 1 Col Fee, bag, I Pipes, box, 1 Copper,case, 3 Pitch, barrel, 2 Cordage, ton, 16 Plaster, ton, Cottoii, hale, 4 Ploughs, each, 2 Crackers, keg, I Potatoes, bushel, \ Crates, each, 4 Rugs, bale, 4 Demijohns, each, 1 Raisius, box, 4 Drugs, box, 3 do druin, 1 Dry Goods, box, 3 Rice, per tree. 4 do hale, 4 Rosin, brl. 2 Dyewood, ton, 15 Salt, hogsheads, 6] Feather, halts or bags, 2 do sack, 1 Figs, drum, i do bushel, Fish, quintal, I Sheep, each, do brl. 2 Shingles, 1000, 2 do ;&qr.brl 1 Shoes, box, 3 do drum 6 Shot, hag, 4 do firkin 1 do keg, (12 bags) I Flour, brl. 2 Shovels, dozen, do 4 brl. 1 Slate, ton. 15 Gin, case, I 'Soap, box, \ Ginger, box, 1 lStaves, barrel, 1000, 12* Glass, wind., lix. 100 ft. 4 do hhd.&pipe,do. 20 do do 4 box, \ Steel, ton, 5 Grain, not of the state Stone,granite,&c. perc.lo of Md., § Stoves, each, 6| Grapes, jar, 1 Sugar, Havana, box, 3 Grind Stones, each, 1 do mats, 1 Gun Stocks, 1000, 30 do Brazil bxs, ton, 15 Hay, bale, 6 | do hhd. 6^ Hemp, ton, 5 Swine, each, 2 Herrings, box, 4 |Tar, brl. Hides, ox or horse, 100,30 ( Tea, chests, 4 Hogsheads, empty, free jdo $ chest, 2 Hoop Poles, hhd.,1000,20; do 4 chest, do do hrls., 10.Tea Kettles, doz, 1$ Hops, sack, 6] [Timber, 1000 feet, 15 Horns, 1000, 20 Tin, box, $ do tips, 1000, 6] Tobacco, hhd. 6' Horse, 61 do bale, 2 1 I nil i so, seroou, 6j Jo box, 2 Jo case, 12) do i box, 1 Iron, ton, o do ness, 9 Ivory, ton, 5(J| do ) kcq, I Lard, keg, ! Turpentine, brl. 2 1 Laths, 1009, 2 Wagons, each, 12) Lead, sheet orpig,ton, 15 Ware, woojen, nest, 1 I Leather, 100 sides, 151 Wine, box, 2 Lime, cask, 5| Wood,fuel,may remain Liquids, brl. 2| 2 days, cord, 6) The foregoing is extracted from an amended Ordi nance, passed, and approved March 28, 1845. CUSTOM HOUSE REGULATIONS. The duties on imported articles required by law to , be paid on entering them at the Custom House, will . be found specified at the head of such articles, iu ou page of quotations. The following arc other regular tions: , . Memorandum. — That in all cases in which the in voice or entry shall not contain the weight, or quan tity, or measure of goods, wares, or merchandise now weighed, or measured, or guaged, the same shall be weighed, guaged, or measured, at the expense of the owner, ngent, or consignee. Drawbacks. — That, from and after the first day of December, 1846, iu lieu of the bounty heretofore au thorized by law to be paid on the exportation of pickled fish of the fisheries of the United States, there shall be allowed, on the exportation thereof, if cured with foreign salt, a drawback equal in amount to the duty paid on the salt, and no more: to be as certained under such regulations as may be prescribed bv the Secretary of the Treasury. Credits.— All duties are payable in cash— or. Goods, Wares and Merchandise, on their importa tion, may be placed in Public Stores under the Ware housing law, and duties paid when such Goods, Wares, & C., arc withdrawn therefrom (except for re exportation.) but if not claimed at the expiration of a year, or duties and charges paid, are then to be appraised and sold under the directiou of the Collec tor of the Port. . 'HIRES a!towcd.--On sugar in boxes lo per cent., in casks 12; in bags and mats 5. Coffee in casks 12; in bags 2; and bales 3; Cotton in hales 2; and in ccroons 6. Cocoa iti casks 10; and in bags 1. Chcescin boxes 20 Indigo in ccroons 11; and in cases 15. Pepper in 'bags 2. Pimento in hags 3. And Figs in drums 10 per cent. Leakage and breakage.—Ou spirits 2 per cent.— Ale, Beerand Porter in bottles 10. All other Liquors in bottles 5 per cent. . Itestrictions. — No goods to be imported in vessels less than 30 tons burthen. No Beer, Ale and Porter in casks of less capacity than forty gallons beer raea sure: or if in bottles, of packages less than six dozen. No distilled spirits in casks of less capacity than nine ty gallons, wine measure, except Brandy .whichmay BC imported in casks in any capacity not less than 15 **TBNNAG' duty.—On American vessels and the ves selsof Denmark, Central America, Netherlands Ilam burg Bremen, Lubec, Prussia, Sweden,Norway, Old enburg, Russia Austria, Brazil. Hanover, Papal Do minions, Portugal, Sardinia. English, Mexican and Texian, from whatever port or place, free; and on French vessels coming from Martinique and Guada roupe five cents per ton —when laden with other than colonial produce. On French vessels from other ports, and on all other foreign vessels (except as above enumerated) coming from ports where Ame ricans are permittedto trade, nivcty-four cts. per lon. On Spanish vessels coming direct from Spain 5 cts. per ton; from Cuba ®l.67cts,jrerton;otherports #1 per ton. STATE OF M A K Y L A N I>. Tariff of Duties imposed by the STAMP ACT On Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange, Special ties, and other Instruments of Writing, an and after May 10. 1845. On Notes or Instruments of and under One Hundred Dollars no Stamp is required. Over ffinO to #2OO, $ 10 200 " 300, 15 • < 300 " 500, i 23 " 51(0 " 1,000, 6" " 1,000 " 1,500, 75 " 1,500 " 2,000 I' oo " 2,000 " 3,000 1-50 3,000 " 4,000 2. " 4,000 " 5,000, 250 " 5,0011 " 7,001) 3.50 | " 7,000 " 8,000 4. | " 8,000 " 10,000, 5.60 j " 10,000 6 - ! Bills, Notes, &c., unstamped, are no evidences of debt. . | Supplement to the Ad imposing Duties on rromts sory Notes, $-c., from and after the 1I day of May, 1846. All Deeds and Least's are required to be stamp ed One Dollar. Bills of Sale, where the amount conve ed exceeds 5200 and release of mortgage, One Dollar. Mortgages, with or without a covenant for the payment of the sum intended to he secured, are re- 1 quired to be stamped according to the above scale. Where a bond or note is given for the debt secured by the mortgage, it is not necessary that such mort gage, and the bond or note thereby secured, should both be written 011 stamped paper. RATES OF GOLD. Rates allowed in the Custom House for Gold Coins, as per Act of Congress of 1834, fixing the value thereof. United States Eagle, old emission sl'' o6 • • 44 new 14 ..10.00 England, Guinea 5 -6" 44 Sovereign L 34 ** Seven Shilling piece. 1.69 France, Double Louis (before 1786) 9.69 Louis • • • LB4 " Double Louis (since 1786) 9.15 ** Louis 44 d.57 ** Double Napoleon or 40 francs 7.70 ** Napoleon or 20 francs 3.50 44 Same as the new Louis Guinea 4.65 Frankfort on the Main, Ducat 2.27 Hamburg 44 2.27 Malta, Double Louis 9.27 44 Louis 4.85 44 Demi Louis 2.30 Mexico Doubloon .. .. 15.54 Holland, Double Rix Dollar 12.27 j 44 Rix Dollar 6.00 Ducat 2.20 ; 44 Ten Guilder piece 4.00 Portugal, Dobraon ...32.16 44 Dobra 17.32 : 44 Johannes 17.00 1 Spain, Doubloon 1772 16.00 | 4 4 4 4 since 1772 16.35 ! 44 Pistole 3.88 Columbia. Doubloon 15.35 1 RATES OF SILVER, &c. As established by Congress, May 23, 1846: Sweden and Norway, Specie Dollar 1 .05 I Denmark Specie Dollar 1-05 I Prussia and N. States of Germany, Thaler 69 Southern States of Germany, Florin 40 Augsburg and Austrian empire, Florin ...48£ 1 Venitian kingdom of Lombards and Tuscany, Livre 16 France and Belgium, Franc 18 cts. & 6 mills Sardinia, Livre 18 cts. 6 mills Naples, Ducat Sicily, ounce $2.4U British Provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada, &E. S'4-00 FOREIGN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. There are denominations frequently met with in reports of foreign markets, but their English value not always readily recollected. The lollowing table will be found, we believe, correct: A lun, in Rotterdam, nearly gals. 4o Alinude, iu Portugal, contains, ga1a. 4.37 Aliunde, in Madeira, L6B Alquiere, in Madeira, over peck l 2 Alquiere.iu Portugal, pecks , lg to nearly 2 Alquiere, in Balna buah.l Aljuiere,in Marauham do. IJ Alquiere,in Rio Janeiro and Pernaiubuco,. .do. lal < Anna, of rice, in Ceylon, 1b5. 260 2-5 Arroba, in Portugal, Arroba, in Spain, • 'do "2 Arroba, iu Spain, (large) g015. 4.246 Arroba, in Spain, (small) do. 3.337 Arroba, in Malaga, of Wine about do. Arsheen, in Russia, inches 28 Bahar, in Batavia, peculs 3a4^ Bale, of cinnamon, in Ceylon, net lbs. 104^ Barili, in Naples equals about gals. II Cantar,the Levant,contains 44 0ke5,..... .lbs. 1 18.8 Cantar, in Leghorn, of Oil, /6s.BS Cantar, in Malta, do. 1744 Cantar, in Naples, i6s.lo6ul9bi Cantar, in Sicily, d0.175a192j Carro, in Naples i equal to about bash.bv Carro, in Naples, of Wine, gal/5.264 : Catty, of Tea, iu China, is about lbs. 13 1 Cayaug, in Batavia, ] Chctwert in Russia, nearly bush. 6 Fanega.in Spain, • • • .bush. 1 .599 Hectolitre, in France, do. .2.84 Killogramiue, in France and Netherlands, ..1b5. 2.21 Last, in Amsterdam,of Grain, bush. 85^ Last, in Bremen, of Grain,.........0ver do. 80| Last, in Cadiz, of Salt, do. 76 4-5 Last, in Dantzic, of Grain, nearly do. 93 Last, in Flushing, of Grain, do 92J Last, in Hamburg, of Grain do.. 89.6 Last, in Lubec, of Grain, over do. 91 Last, in Portugal, of Salt,. do. 70 Last, in Rotterdam, of Grain, c/ 0.85.136 Last, in Sweden, do. 75 Last, in Utrecht, of Grain, orerdo. 59 Lispoutid, in Hamburg, /65.16 5 oz. Lispound, in Holland, do. 18 4 ox. Mark, iu Holland 0r.9 Maud, in Calcutta, Ibs.lbaSA Mina, in Genoa, of Grain, 611*6. 3.43 Moy, in Lisbon, do. 24 Moy, in Oporto, do. 30 Moyo, of Portugal contains over6us6 23 Oke, in Smyrna, /65.2.83 Orna,in Trieste,of Wine, ga/5.14.94 Orna of oil do. 17 Palmo, 111 Naples, is a little over inchc *lo Pecul,in Batavia and Madras, /65.133$ Pecul, in China and Japan, do. 133$ Pipe,in Spain,of Wine, g r n//*.160164 Pood, in Russia, is equal to 36/6s. 2 oz .nearly Quintal, in Portugal, /65.89.05 Quintal, in Smyrna, do. 129.48 Quintal in Spain, do. 96 Quintal, in Turkey, do. 167 3 oz. Rottoli.in Portugal, do. 12 4 or. Rottolo. ir. Genoa, do. 24 Rottolo,in Leghorn, /6*.3 Salmn,in Sicily, from 6u5A.7.85 t09.77 Scheffel,inGermany, variesfrom 14 toncarly bush.3 Ship-pound, in Hamburg and Denmark,... • 1b5.33) Ship-pound, in Holland /65.368 4 or. Staro, in Trieste, 6usA.2j| Tale,in China or.ls Vara,in Rio Janeiro, 1J yd. nearly. Vara in Spain, 100 are equal to v<U. 920 1 Werst,in Russia, Jttllos [ Whole Number 513. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD. TARIFF OF RATES OF TRANSPORTATION ON THE MAIN STEM BETWEEN BALTIMORE AND CUMBERLAND — fcjrSiibjcctto some Utile modification where a whole ear is engaged/or a specific article. per 100 lbs. per 100 lbs. Ale in bottles... .cents,so Hides, dry cents,4o Ale bris. op hhds 40 Hides, green 30 Apples, in brls 40 Hard ware. 35 Ashes, Rot or Pear 1...25 Hollow ware *25 Bacon, in hhds .30 Hoop poles 25 Hark, unground 25 Hops -...'50 Bark, ground 25f130 Horns.. 50 Beef, fresh 50 Iron, blooms 25 Beef in hrls 25 Iron manufactured •. • .30 Beer or Porter, bottles 50 Iron, pigs 25 Beer in brls 40 Iron ore .25 Beeswax 50 Iron, scrap 25 Bonnets in cases 50 Lard, kegs or casks.. .30 Boots and Shoes 50 Lead, bars or pigs... .25 Bread 50 Leather .....40 Bricks 30 Lemons 50 Buhr blocks 40 Liquors, foreign 50 Butter, fre5h........50 Livestock 35 Butter,firkinsorcasks 30 Lumber, generally ...26 Cabbages 25 Mahogany 40 Candles 40 Manure 25 Castings 25 Marble, undressed ...25 Cedar ware 50 Mill Stones..... 60 Charcoal 50 Molasses 40 Cheese 30 Nails and Spikes 30 China ware ....60 Oil, in bottles or cases, 50 Chrome ore 25 Oil, in csks 40 Cider, bottles 50 Oranges 50 Cider in brls 40 Oysters ....50 Cigars 50 Paints 35 Clover Seed 40 Paper 50 Coal, see specific. Pipe Clay .25 Coffee—(car 10ad,)...30 Pitch 25 Copper in pigs 40 Plaster—see specific. Copper manufactured..so Pork, fresh 50 Copper ore .25 Pork, salted 30 Cordage 50 Potatoes, Turnips,&c. 25 Corn brooms 50 Queensware 35 ' Corn Meal 25 Hags 40 Cotton, in bales 40 Rails & Posts, fencing 25 Drugs and Dyes .50 Raisins 50 Dry Goods 35 ! Rice • .40 Earthen & Stone ware 40 j Rosin . .25 Feathers 50 i Salt *3O Fish, fresh 50 ; Shingles... 25 Fish in brls.... 30 ; Ship stuffs 25a30 Flax . . 50 - Shot 50 Flax Seed 40 Skins, deer, Ac 40 Flour, see specific. Slate 40 Fruit, dried 40 Snake root 50 Furs and Peltry 50 Steel.... 40 Ginseng 50 j Tallow ..55 Glass, window 25 j Tar ....22 Glue 60 Tea 50 Grain,*every kind....30 Tin, in pig 50 Granite 25 Tin plate, bxs 25 Grapes 50 Tin ware 50 Grindstones .30 , Tobacco, Amer., in Groceries generally.. .35 j hhds. or bxs 25 Hats 60 , Tobacco, foreign, bales 50 Hay in bales 40 , Whiskey,brls.orhhds.2s Heading and Staves...26 j Wines 50 Hemp A Flux.in bales3o i Wool,bales .40 SPF2IFIC RATES. Live Stock —Horn* d cattle, horses and bogs, in en tire car loads, (at owner's ri.-k from suffocation or escape) at the rate of 35 cts. per 100 lbs. through. . Cumberland Coal —per ton, per inile 2 cts • 4 44 from Cumberland to Bait.,pr.tn. S3 44 44 from Cuuib'd to Wash.City, $'3.56 " •• from Cumb'd to Dam No. 6, $0.75 Plaster Paris, per ton, per mile 2 cts FLOUR From Cumberland to Baltimore, 60centsperbrl. Patterson'sCrk. 44 44 60 44 44 Green Sp'g Run 4t " 60 44 44 Little Cacapon " " 60 44 44 Great Cacapon " 44 60 " 44 Hancock " 44 46 " 44 Licking Creek " 44 46 " 44 North Mountain 44 •• 46 44 44 Hedgesville " 44 46 44 44 Martinsburg 44 4 4 37 44 44 FJagg's Mill " 44 36 44 Kerneysville " " 34 44 44 D u (field's 44 44 32 < Harpers' Ferry 44 44 30 4 4 44 Weverton 44 44 29 44 44 Knoxvilie 44 44 29 44 44 Berlin 44 44 23 44 " Catoctin 44 44 26 44 •• Point of Rocks 44 44 26 44 •• Frederick 4 4 4 4 ) Doup'sSwitch 44 44 Davis'Switch 41 44 | Buckeystown 4 4 4 4 104 • • Monocucv 4 4 4 4 j Reel's Mill ljamsrille 4 4 4 4 Monrovia 44 4 4 J Mount Airy 4 4 4 4 1 9 44 44 Woodbine 4 4 4 4 18 44 44 Hood's Mill 44 44 17 44 44 SykesviJle 4 * 44 15 44 44 Marriottsville 44 4 4 15 4 4 44 Woodstock 44 4 4 1 5 4 4 44 Elvsville 44 4 4 1 5 4 4 44 Eliicott'sMills 44 •• II 4 4 4 4 llchester 44 4 4 9£ 4 4 4 4 * Wheat is 23.15 ets. per 100 lbs., and in the same pro portion for intermediate distances as Flour. FOREIGN CONSULS AND VICE CONSULS. Great Britain—J. M 4 Tavish, 30 Second street. France— G. C. Morton, 23 basement of Exchange. Spain—J. A. Pizarro,cor. Liberty & Lexington-sts. Portugal—Jose B. De Camara. 12 Frederick street. Netherlands—F. B. Graf, 52 Gay street. I Vice Consul of Pontifical States—T. P. Scott, 16 St. ' Paul street. Wurtemburg—F. L. Brauns, Consul Gen., 20 Gar man street. Denmark—H. G. Jacobsen, 72 South street. Sweeden and Norway —F. B. Graf, 62 Gay street. Prussia—F. L. Brauns, 20 German street. Venezuela—J. F. Strohm, 48 Lombard street. Hamburg—F. Rodewald, Buchanan's wharf. Hamburg—A.Schumacher, Con.Gen.,9 S.Charles-st. Bremem—A. Schumacher,Cons.Gen.,9S.Charles.st. Saxony—F. L. Branns, 20 German street. Brazil—C. Oliver O'Donnell, 61 Exchange Place. Montevideo—F. B. Graf, 52 Gay street. Russia—Charles L Kusler, 12 S. Charles street. Hanover—Edward Uhrlaub, 1 Hanover street. Austria—F. Rodewald, 68 Buchanan's wharf. Oldenburg—Henry Oelrichs. 31 S. Charles street, j Sardinia—C.A.Williamson,V.Coiis.,lOS.Ch.irle-st. Belgium, S. D. Walker, 67 South Gay street. Bavaria, F. L. Brauns, 20 German street. A CARD.—f he undersigned, Owners or Agents of vessels engaging Freights from this port to Liver pool or London, agree that, 011 and after this date, all freights to either port, engaged by either of them, shall be on condition, that the freight shall be paid immediately 011 the landing of the Goods, and the same shall be particularly noted on the Bills of Lad ing before signing, to wit: 44 Freights to be paid im mediately on the landing of the Goods, without any allowance of credit, or discount, to the consignee. ' They also further agree, that Freights on Cotton shall be charged on the invoice weight which must be furnished by the shippers before the Bills of Lad ing arc signed", and the amount of Freight to be paid, specified on the Bill of Lading.—Baltimore, August Ist, 1847. Alex. Brown & Sons, Schaer & Kuster, Clark & Kellogg, Oelrichs & Lurman, Wm. Graham A Son, Win. Howell A Son, Jas. Corner A Son, Kirkland, Chase A Co. B. Buck A Son, F. W. Brune A Sons, Wra. Wilson A Sons, Thos. Wilson A Co. F. AW. Rodewald, Edw. Kurtz, Robert Leslie A Son, Cohen A Kali, Deecke A Gerdes, Jno. K. Randall.