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AGRICULTURE —MANUFACTURES NAVIGATION ] VOL. XI. No. 14 ] ALMA \ A C h'or the u>eek, c onrncnclng on Sunday, SEPTEMBER 3. 1848. Moon—First Qr , sth, 3h. 41m A. II i v i . Days 9 \ Moon Mo.iVk.\ S "" r ""- * u "* e "! length. ,ri.*et. 8 Suit. t 3h, 35m. 61i.25m.| 1 "2h s'hi. j 9 44 4 Mon. i 5 37 6 23 !12 4b ;10 21 6 Cues. ] 5 'IS 6 22 Jl2 41 11 3 b Wed. 1 5 39 6 21 )12 42 II 49 7 Tlmrt. I 5 49 6 20 12 40 morn 8 Priil. | 5 41 6 19 12 38 ,12 39 9 Sat . I 5 43 bl7[ 19 31 13h POST OFFICE.—MAILS Arc conveyed by Rail lload Cars and Stage* daily. CLOSE: 008! Eastern, daily,ex.Sun. 8A M.517P.M.,3P.M.& 1 IP.M. Sunday ] '' >< p Ureal Southern, daily, -- .3 P.M. A ' Wasliinston,daily,SA.M.,4&9p.M..BJA.M.,3StSp.M. Western, daily, .. B A. Bj p. M. Winchester, V.ex Sun. .0 A. BJ P. M. York, Pa. it Mile.ex.Sun.il A. M. .... B, p. M. Aiina|iolis,Md.ex.Sun.SA.M &IP.M. B|A.M.&SP.M Delaware,E.ShoreofVa. I Somerset &. Wnreester F Pt M II p. M. c ).,M 1., Sunday, I Tues- ( day & Tliursjuy } Up counties of E.Shore, 3 Mil., Monday, Wed- >9 A. M 3 p. M. liesdav and Saturday ) Upper Marlboro' Route, > Monday, Wednesday >9 P. M 8 A.M. and Friday, j Pt .Tobac'oß onto, We- )9 p M 9 A.M. nesday anil Sunday, $ Westminster Route, ) Monday, W ediiesd LY >6 P. M 7 P. M. and Friday, ) Bel-Air. daily, ex. Sun. .8 A. M P. M. R V PES OF POSTAGE. feller* composed of one or more pieces of paper, but not exceeding half an ounce in weight, sent any distance not exceeding 3UII miles .5 cents. Any distance over 391) miles .19 cents. On every additional weight of half an ounce, or any fractional excess of half an ounce, an additional nostuge is cli irge.l according to the distance. Letters dropped in the Post Olfice for delivery in the same place, 2 cents each. L Iters advertised are ch irged 2 cents each, be sides regular postage, or if advertised ill 2 papers, 4 "JvMtirj, handbills, an I advertisements, printed or litl.osr .pl> - 1 - 0,. paper a-.t larger than quarto post or Hi.i-rle c.|> fol.l -.l anil directed, hut llnn-aled. 2 ce its p -r -li - i, any distance, postage to lie prepaid; when same a" lottci*. Circulars on sheets larger than cap. are rated as ' h /'/t*iipHe/. mag i7.in--s, periodical*, and every other kind of printed or other matter,( except newspa ners oiroulnrs,handbills, and ndvertiseiii--nt,) uncon nected with any manuscript communication, weigh ing one ounce or less, -2i cents per copy, for any dis tance For every additional ounce, 1 cent. Any fractional excess exceeding half an ounce, to lie charged as an ounce; an excess less than half an oz. to hy disregarded. iVrm*np'-r*,( when sent by the editors or publish ers thereof.) if they do not exceed 1900 superficial inches, for any distance in the State where published, 1 cent For any distance exceeding 100 tittles, out of the State where published, 1J cl. A newspaper ex ceeding 1900 inches, to be rated as a pamphlet. yVrt ospapers irregularly sent, that is, to a non subscriber, the person sending must prepay 3 cts. for each paper. . , When the article to he mailed m a circu.ar, pam oh let or newspaper, it should In-so enveloped as to Ceopen atone end-otherwise, it will be charged as " 'fWeivn Mails. A mail is forwarded from Boston and New York to, and received from England, via Halifax, (Nova Scotia,) by the British Mail Steam Pickets' weekly, alternately, for eight months in llu vear and twice a mo..th lor the four winter months. Letters, thus sent, must have tli-ir postage to New York or Boston pre-paid. The postage on snip Let ters delivered at the office where lb- vesse l arrives, i-j *24 emit*: if convoyed hy post, 4 cents in addition to tho ordinary postage. OGRAN STR\M NAVIGATION. A inn-ir tin Mini Steamers.-The following are the rates of postage prescribed hy the act of the 3d of March. ISio, for mailable matter sent by tins line to Upon'allletters and packages not exceeding half an on ico in weight C * F>r all letter* and packages over nail an ounce and under one 0unce...... i- C * For every additional halfoimce ,oc - For every letter, newspaper, pamphlet, and price current •• j0 ; The act of Congress also requires, that the United Slates postage will be charged in addi to Ihe shove tuion all mailable muter sent through the m ill-of the Unit-d St it to New York, from whence the ship sails fir Bremen. All mailable matter ail ,tressed to Kngland. Ireland orSeotlanil. will be left -t the British post-office in Cowes or Southampton; and all for France, the Netherlands, Belgium. Italy, Spain, and Portugal, and Africa, will be sent to Ha vre in France; and a separate bag will be made up for Hamburg and delivered at Bremen Haven. Ami us no arrangements have yet been completed between the post-office of the United States and those of the above countries, pre-payincnt ol the iinstau* will be required at the office from which sent 1,.,0n "all mailable matter directed to those countries. Unon mailable matter sent to other countries on the Eastern continent pre-payment will not be required it Will In- mailed for Bremen, where all unpaid posta ges will b - collected for the United Slates by the Bremen office. . , , ~, Tlie American postage only, is charged 011 letters and newspapers to go by the Cnnard line of British steamers —the foreign postage being collected on the Under present arrangement, letters for the Can ad is and other British possessions in America, will not he forwarded hy mail unless prcpaoL TRAVELING FACILITIES— With Dtstaacrs .....I Fare from Baltimore. AT B lIaTIMORE- KnrPhllsiUlphlaallil Neav A ork About 100 miles, #3 -About 200 mile.,7u#B. Cursor a Steaner leave f re nut .1 Br. M | Daily.at .......6 A. M ( Dally', exc. Sun. 9 A. m. I Dai y.exc. Sun. 2J and and *2j e. M. I For York sn.l Columbia. Pa— -58 miles, # 1.50-70 miles, #2.121- D am. I Daily exc-Sun. II AM. Daily, exc. Sun. 3 P M. I and 6 4 P. M. For iVnslitagtsn City— to miles, #1 60-(no round trip tickets issued.) Daily',exo. 4"in. 6)A. M! ! Daily,* A. M &71P.M. ind fil P. M. I Daily, exc. Sun 21P.M. For Cumberland, Ac. tally Vat 71 A. M. and t j Daily, at 3 A M. and 6 'For Killcott'a Alt Ila and Frrderlclt -15 miles, 60 cts.-6(1 miles. 82.40. Daily! exc.Sun.4 'P. M! I Dai'ly,ec'. Sun. 10 A. M. Caraleave daily,! * A. M. | Daily For Norfolk anil Psrtimoatli.va. 180 miles, #5. A slertmboal leaves /a Ott Daily, at 1 P. M. I Da.ly.at a. m AND LIFOKD'S PRICE-CURRENT. AT PHILADELPHIA— For New Yorlc— Cars or a Steamer leave Daily,at 7 and 9 A. M. and o P. M. For Baltimore- Daily, at 10 p. M. Daily, exc. Sun 7 A. M. and 3J P. M. AT NEW YORK For Boston— Cars or Steamers leave Daily,exc. Sun., at 4 P.M. For Plallailelpliln— Daily , exc. 5un........7 and 9 A. M. and tj p. M. NEW YORK POST OFFICE. The Mail for Boston, via New Haven, closes daily, excepting Sundays, at 5G A. M. The steamboat Mail for Boston, via Stoiunglon and Providence, closes daily, exc. Sunday, at 3J p. M The great Southern Mail, including the Mail also for the Western States, closes daily at7| A.M.; and, except on Sunday, at 3 P. M., on which latter day at l.i P.M. FOREIGN STEAM At OTHER PACKETS: (Days of Sailing.) THE CUNARD STEAMERS. Proposed siiling of the British and North Ameri can Royal Mail Steam Ships between Boston and Liverpool and between New York and Liverpool, for 1819. „ . . America, Capt. Charles 11. E. Judkins, Europa ... " Edward G. Lott, Hibrrnia " Neil Shannon, Britannia " Waller J. C. Lang, Niagara, ........... " Alexander Ryrie, Canada, " Walter Douglas, Cambria " William Harrison, Caledonia, " John Leitch, Acadia,.*.. " James Stone. Departures from America. Caledonia,frmNew York, Wednesday July 19 Niagara, Bo ton Wednesday July 26 Hiberuin, New York, Wednesday, ...Aug. 2 Europa, Biston, .... Wednesday.... .Aug. 9 America, New York, Wednesday Aug. lb Acadia, Bostoi Wednesday, Aug. 23 Cambria, New York, Wednesday,... .Aug. 39 Boston,... .Wednesday Sept. 6 __ . New York, Wednesday,...-Sept. 13 New York, Wednesday Sept. 27 Departures from Liverpool. Caledonia,for New York, Saturday June 24 Niagara, Boston Saturday, July 1 lliliernia, New York, Saturday, July 8 Europa, Boston. Saturday, July 15 America, New York, Saturday, July 22 Acadia, Boston Saturday,....... July 29 Cambria, New York, Saturday Aug. 5 Britannia, Boston Saturday,.... .Aug. 12 Niagara, New York, Saturday Aug. 19 " Boston. .. Saturday, Aug. 2b New York, Saturday, Sept. 2 Boston, Saturday Sept. 9 New York, Saturday,.... ..Sept. 16 Boston Saturday, Sept. 23 New York and Bremen Steamers. To leave New York — To leave Bremen— Hermann Aug. 21 I Hermann July 15 Washington,. . .Sept. 29 | Washington, Aug. 15 New York and Liverpool Packets. To leave New York— To leave Liverpool— Isaac Wright,.. .Aug. I I New York, ~.. .July 1 A-h bur lon . 6 | Queen of the West,— b West Point H I Sheridan II Yorkshire l6 I Montezuma IB Liverpool 2l I llenry Clay 2l Siddon*, —26 Richard AU0p,.... 26 Columbia, Sept. 1 I Cambridge Aug. I Patrick Henry 6 1 Constitution, 6 Waterloo,. —II Garrick, —II New York lb i Oxford l6 New York mid Havre Packets. To leave New York— To leave Havre— Oneida, Aug. I I Splendid, July 1 Argo l6 I New York, 8 Admiral, 2O I Due. d'Orleans,... l6 St. Dnis, Sept. 1 Sr. Nicolas V "~ 2 ? Splendid, —l° Zurich, Aug. I New Yo*k, 26 ' Baltimore 8 COMME IICIAL REGULATIONS OF THE PORT 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. r ' On sales of .Merchandise percent. 2j 5 on Slocks 1 Bills of Exchange if endorsed 21 2j do. do. not endorsed, j j Purchases of .Merchandise in funds,... .2, Purchases of Stocks and Bills of Ex change, Accepting or endorsing without funds, .2 5 2 j Collecting Freights, j Procuring Freights, 21 2j Disbursements of Vessels, ..... 2| 2 S Jo. do. without funds, 2 j 5 Effecting Insurance when the premium does not exceed 10 per cent, J J cent, on the amount of premium, 5 5 Adjusting and collecting losses insured if not disputed, or litigated, 1 3 2j delayed or litigated accounts,. ..2J 6 Entering and forwarding Goods, on the amount of Duties and charges,. .2 j 2 5 Advancing money on letters of Credit, or otherwise, 2| 2j On consignments of Merchandise withdrawn or re shipped, full commission to be charged on the amount of advances,or responsibilities incurred and half commission on the residue of the value. The above commissions arc 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 either parcel deemed equal to a ton, viz: 2,241) lbs. Pig and Barlron, Lead, Copper, Logwood, Fustic, and other heavy Dye Woods, 2,090 " Nicaragua and Brazilletto Wood. 2,241) " 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. in casks. 1,110" " Pimento in bags. 952 " " do. in casks. 800 " " Sliip Bread in bags. 790 " " do. do. in casks. 1,120 " " Dried Hides. 9DO i< • Wt. Green Teas and China Raw Silk. 1120" " " Bohea and other Black Tea. 1500 " " " Virginia Tobacco in hhds. I*3oo " " " Kentucky do. in do. I*ooo 41 " " Maryland do. in do. * 8 brls. Flour of 196 Ilia. net. 6 " Beef, Pork and Tallow. 7 " Naval Stores and Pickled Fish. 200 gals. Wine Measure—estimating the full con tents ofthecsk. ofOil, Wine, Brandy,&c. 22 bush. Grain, Peas, Beans, &c. in casks. 40 " do. do. do. in bulk. 40 " 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 enbic feet of Plank, Boards, Timber, Bale Goods, Packages and Boxca. BALTIMORE, SATURDAY MORN TNG, SEPTEMBER 2, IB IP. In estunnting the contents in cubic feet, ofvariouspack - .izcs and goods, the following shall be the standard: A FIOIII Barrel, 5 feet. A tierce of Rice, 15 " A hhd. of Flaxseed, 12 " A hhd. of Virginia Tobacco, 45 " A hhd. of Kentucky, Georgia and Carolina,. 40 " A hhd of Maryland and Ohio, 35 " 5 bushels of Grain in bulk, 5 " In computing boxes of Candles and Soap, kegs of Butter and Lard, Hams and Bacon—and generally all similar articles, 201) 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 bringing the same —a delivery after due notice on any good wharf at Fell's Point during business hours, is a delivery in the city and port of Baltimore—Hides and articles prohibited to be landed in the city at certain periods may be landed where the public authorities may direct. In all cases when vessels arc obliged (by the quar antine regulations, or city authorities) to discharge their cargo in 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 be delivered fFV.v( 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 voyazeout and home, each shipper shall be entitled.to his fair proportion of the whole homeward freight, pro rata, of the bulk or B|ace occupied by each shipper on the outward voy age. In all cases where a vessel is chartered or freighted for a voyage out and home, the freighter, or charter er is bound to furnish sufficient cargo, to enable said vessel to return safely home, and the same from Port to Port, where the charter provides for more than one Port: Provided, no agreement to the contrary is made by the parties. STOR AGE— per month. Hogsheads of Sugar, Tobacco, Molasses, Rum, Oil, and Pipes of Wine, lirandv and Gin 25 cts. Hhds. Coffee, Copperas, Codfish and Tallow, 20 44 Tierces of Sugar, Rum, Molasses and half Pipes, 16 44 Tiercea of Rice, Coffee, Flaxseed, Alum. fcc. 12} 44 Barrels of Rum, Whiskey, Sugar, Beef, Pork, Fish, Cheese, Oil and quarter casks Wine, 6 '' Brls. Flour, Coffee, and other dry articles.. 3 44 Boxes of Cuba Sugar S " of Fish, Wine, Oil, Lemons and Or anges 3 44 Soap, Candles, Cheese, Tin, Raisins, and drums of Figs I 44 Rags of Coffee, Cocoa, Pepper, and Pimento, 2 44 Bales of Cotton and Hempen Yarn about 300 lbs 124 41 i Bales of India Piece, and other similar G>ods, I" " J Indigo in seroons, 4 cents; in cases 10 " Tea in chests, 3 cents; half do. 2 cents; boxes, I 44 Kegs of Butter, Lard .Tobacco, Nails, Raisins, 3 44 I Hides, Dried ... 1 " Hemp, per ton 50 •• Cordaze, per do 36 " Iron and Lead, per do ..20 " Dye wood, pel do 25 " Hampers of Bottles, &c 10 44 Crates of Earthenware 20 cts. Grain, per bushel h " Salt, per bushel '* | The owners of goods to fie at flic expense of put ting them in store, and delivering them. All goods stored to be subject to one month's stor age, if in store 10 days. If less than 10 days, to half a mouth's storage. The risque of loss by fire, robbery, theft, and other unavoidable occurrences, is in all cases to he 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 2211) 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.; in flour brls, 22 lbs. each,do; in linen bags 3 per cent.; and in all other packages the ac tual tare. Coffee in linen, single gunny and grass bags, 2 per cent.; in flour brls. 20lbs. each; in all other pack ages the actual tare. Cocoa in bags 2 per cent. Pepper in linen or single gunny bags, 2 percent.; in other packages the actual tare. Pimento in linen or single gunny bags, 3 per cent.; in other packages the actual tare. Rice in tierces and half tierces, |0 per cent. Copperas, in hluls., 10 percent. Teas, Green, whole chests 20 lbs ; lialfdo the Can ton tare: do. Black do. do. 22 lbs.; do. 3-4 clients J 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 per cent.; in all other cases, the actual tare. Alum, Brimstone, Ginger, Nutmegs, Mace, Cloves, | Almonds, Figt, Cheese, Soap, Candles, Chocolate, | Currants, Prunes, Starch, and all other articles not j before mentioned, the actual tare. No charge shall be made for casks, brls., boxes, or other packages whatever. DRAFTS, AS FOLLOW: On all weights even beam, } per ct. to be allowed lor draft. RATES OF PILOTAGE FOR THE PORT OF BALTIMORE, Condensed.witholher matter appertaining thereto J'rum carious Actsqf the General Assemblyof Maryland- For every vessel, either drawing 9 iect water or up wards, or measuring 75 tons custom bouse tonnage, coming from the sea to the city of Baltimore, per foot, ...*• $3 50 For every vessel o( like draft, from Baltimore to sea •• • ••• - 2 50 For the months of December, January, February and March, in addition to every foot such ves sel draws Be it enacted by the General Assembly of. Maryland, That every master or owner of a merchant vessel go ing to sea, whether sailing under a coasting license or registered, of the burthen of one hundred and twenty tons and upwards, shall be obliged to receive the tirst 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 McHenry, and shall be duly licensed to acl 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. And be 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 coining from sea, shall he obliged to take the first Pilot who shall offer to conduct or pilot his ves sel, and shall continue the same hi 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 hear 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 Board of Pilots for a license to navigate the Chesapeake Bay, and shall pay to the said Board, for such license, at the rate of six cents per on, and such license shall be good fortwelve months. Sic. 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 is provided for in the first section of this Ant. BALTIMORE —AND HER INTERESTS. IIEGULA T I 0 N S OF I'HE PORT OF IIALTIMORE. Extracts from the Ordinances now in force. It in incumbent on the Harbor Master to collect all j tonnage daily, and whenever two days tonnage isduc, j and the payments not secured to his satisfaction, he shall enforce the payment thereof in the same man ner as other city dues are collected. The sum of two cents per ton shall be, and is here by assessed and levied upon every vessel of sixty or more tons, arriving at the Port of Baltimore, which by the laws of the United States, 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 assessed and levied upon every vessel ofsixty tons or more arriving at the Port of Baltimore, which, j by the laws of the Uuitcd States is not required to re- j port and enter at the Custom House, and that the Harbor Masters shall be, and they are hereby author- j ised to collect the same, provided, nevertheless, that the sura of money assessed and levied by this section, \ shall be collected from each vessel but once a month, although she may arrive more frequently. 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 Ist tier, pcrton,perday. . 1 cent, i " 2d do. *' 11 i All beyond the 2d o. " " \ WHARFAGE. SECTION I. Be it enacted and ordained by the May or and City Council of Baltimore , That from and after the passage of this Ordinance, all Goods, Wares | or Merchandize landed 011 the public wharves, from on board any vessel or 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 be 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 be paid by the shipper, or owner,or the master as afore ! said. | Almonds, per sack, els. 2 Liquids, hhd. els. 6| do. bag, 4 Lemons, box, 2 Anchors, ton, 25 Lumber, inay remain Anvils, each, 1 6 days, 10 Ashes, cart load, 5 Mahogany,soo feet, 30 Hark, cord, 6] Manure, cart load, o Barrels, empty, free. Merchandise, bale, 1 Beef, brls. 2 do brl. 2 Bottles, hmpr. 4 do case or box, 3 Bread, brl. 2 do trunk, 3 do 4 brl. 1 do tree, 4 Bricks, 1000, 12> do £ do 24 Butter, keg, 1 .Meal, brl. 2 Cables, chain, ton, 23 do 4 brl. I Cambooses, each, 64 Mill Stones, each, 25 Candles, box, § Mules, each, 5 Cannon, each, Muskets, case, 4 Carboys, each, 2 Nails, cask or keg, 1 Carriages, each, 12j Oars, lOoil feet, 20 Carts, each, 124 Oil, Whale or Sperm, 1 Cart Wheels, each, 2 cask of 150 gals. 124 Cassia, 100 mats, H) Uotrcs.uuderlOOgals.lt) Castings, ton, lb do do 80gals. 4 Cattle, horned, each, J do brl. 2 Chairs, each, I do box, 2 Chalk, ton, 15 do jar, '2 Cheese, box, t Olives, jar, 1 do cak, 2 Onions,bus.or2obunch, j Chocolate,box, 1 Oranges, box, 2 Citler, box, *2 Paper, wrapping,bdl. g Coal, ton of 28 bushels, 5 Pepper, &o , box, I Coffee, bag, 1 Pipes, box, 1 Copper,case, 3 Pitch, barrel, Cordage, ton, 16 Plaster, ton, ft Cotton, bale, 4 Ploughs, each, 2 Crackers, keg, I Potatoes, bushel, < Crates, each, 4 Rags, bale, 4 Demijohns, each, I J Raisins, box, ? Drugs, box, 3 do drum, I Dry Goods, box, SlUice, per tree. do bale, 4!Rosin, brl. 2 Dycwood, ton, 15,.5a1t, hogsheads, 6} Peuthcr, halts or bags, 2 do sack, Pigs, drum, J do bushel, j Fish, quintal, I Sheep, each, do brl. 2 j Shingles, 101)0, 2 do j & <|r. brl I Shoes, box, 3 do drum 5 Shot, bag, j do firkin 1| do keg, (12 bags) I Flour, brl. 2 Shovels, dozen, do | brl. I Slate, ton 13 Gin, case, I Soap, box, j Ginger, box, 1 iStaves, barrel, 1000, 124 Glass, wind., bx. 100 ft. U do hhd.& pipe,do. 20 do do 4 box, j Steel, ton, 5 Grain, not of the slate jStone, granite,&c. perc.lo of Md., 11Stoves, each, 6j Grapes, jar, I jStigar, Havana, box, 3 Grind Stones, each, l! do mats, 1 Gun Stocks, 1000, 301 do Brazil bxs, ton, 15 Hay, bale, 6, 1 j do hhd. 6' Hemp, ton, 5 Swine, each, 2 Herrings, box, ijTar, brl. 2 Hides, ox or horse, 100,30 Tea, chests, 4 Hogsheads, empty, /reel do | chest, Hoop Poles, hhd.,1000,201 do J chest, do do brls., 10 Tea Kettles, doz, 14 Hops, sack, 6j Timber, 1000 feet, 15 Horns, 1000, 20 Tin, box, 4 do tins 1000, 61 Tobacco, hhd. 6, Horse, ' 5 do bale, 2 Indigo, scroon, 6j do box, do case, I2j do 4 box, 1 Iron, ton, 5 do keg, 2 Ivory, ton, 50 do 4 keg, 1 Lard, keg, I Turpentine, brl. 2 Laths, 1000, 2 Wagons, each, 12j Lead, sheet or pig, ton, 15 Ware, wooden, nest, 1 Leather, 100 sides, 16l Wine, box, 2 Lime cask, 5| Wood,fuel,may remain Liquids, brl. 2| 2 days, cord, 6\ j The foregoing is extracted from an amended Ordi, I nance, passed, and approved March 24, 1845. CUSTOM HOUSE REGULATIONS. The duties on imported articles required by law to be paid on entering them at the Custom House, will he found specified at the head of such articles, in ou-' page of quotations. The following arc otherregular ''"memorandum.—That in all cases in which the in voice or entry shall not contain the weight, or quan tity, or measure ol goods, wares, or merchandise now weighed, or measured, or gtiaged, llie same shall be weighed, gouged,or measured, at the expense of the owner, agent, or consignee. Drawbacks. —Thai, Iroin and after the first day or December, 1446, in lieu of the bounty heretofore au thorized by law lo be paid on the exportation ol pickled fish of the fisheries of the United States, there shall lie allowed, ou the exportation thereof, if cured with foreign salt, a drawback equal in amount to the duty paid ou the salt, and no more: to be as certained under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. Credit'. —All duties are payable in cash—or. Goods, Wares anil Merchandise, on their importa tion, may be placed in Public Stores under the Ware housing law, and duties paid when such Goods, Wares, &e., are 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 anil sold under the direction of the Collec tor of the Port. Tares allowed.- -On sugar in boxes 15 per cent.; la casks 12; in bags and mats 6. Coffee in casks 12, in bags 2; aud bales 3; Cotton in bales 2; and in ceroons 6. Cocoa in casks 10; and in bags 1. Cheese in boxes 20. Indigo in ceroons 11; and incases 15. Pepper in bags 2. Pimento in bags 3. And Figs in drums 10 per cent. /.eakage and breakage. —On spirits 2 per cent.— Ate, Beerand Porter in bottles 10. All other Liquors in bottles 5 per cent. Restrictions. —No goods to be imported in vessels less than 30 tons burthen. No Heer, Ale and Porter in casks of less capacity than forty gallons beer niea sure; or if in bottles, of packages less than six dozen. No distilled spirits in casks of lesseapacity than nine ty gallons, wine measure, except Brandy, which mav be imported in casks in any capacity not less than 15 gallons. Tonnage duty. —On American vessels and the ves selsof Denmark, Central America, Netherlands Ham burg, Bremen, Lubec, Prussia, Sweden, Norway, Old enburg, Russia. Austria, Brazil, Hanover, Papal Do minions, Portugal, Sardinia, English, Mexican and Texiun, from whatever port or place, free; and on French vessels coming from Martinique and Guada roupe Jive 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) comiiigfrom ports where A me- j ricans are permitted to trade, ninety-four cts. per ton. [ Ou Spanish vessels coming direct from Spain 5 cts. ; per ton; from Cuba $ 1.67 cts. per ton; other ports $1 per ton. | RATES OF GOLD. Rates allowed in the Custom House for Gold Coins, as per Act of Congress of 1334, fixing the value thereof. United States Eagle, old emission $ H' 66 • •• 44 new ** • England, Guinea a- 0 " 44 Sovereign 4.34 " Seven Shilling piece 1.69 France, Dotihle Louis (before 1736) 9.69 " Louis 4.34 44 Double Louis (since 1736) 9.15 44 Louis " 4.57 Double Napoleon or 40 francs 7.7't 44 Napoleon or 20 francs 3.35 44 Same as the new Louis Guinea 4.65 Frankfort on the Main, Ducat 2.27 Hamburg 44 2.27 Malta, Double Louis ..... 44 Demi Louis 2.30 Mexico Doubloon .. .. 15.51 Holland, Double Rix Dollar 12 27 Kix Dollar 6 0 " Ducat 2.20 44 Ten Guilder piece 4.00 Portugal, Dobraon 32.76 44 Dobra 17.32 44 Johannes 17.00 Spain, Doubloon 1772 16 • 4 since 1772 . I'>3s 44 Pistole ... i Columbia. Doubloon 15 3 RATES OF SILVER. Stc. As established by C uigress. May 23, 1316: Sweden and Norway, Specie Dollar S I -0 Denmark Specie Dollar I . ' Prussia and N. Stales of G rm.iny, Thaler • 9 Southern States of Germany, Florin ' ' Augsburg and Austrian empne, Florin Venitian kingdom of Lombards and Tuscany. Livre 1 1 France and H -Igium, Franc 13 cts. & 6 mil • Sardinia, Livre 13 cts. 6 iuilo Naples, Ducat Sicily, ounce S- British Provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada, &e. jg< I '<J FOREIGN WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. There are denominations frequently met with in reports of foreign markets, but their English value not always readily recollected. The following table will bo found, we believe,correct: Almi. in Rotterdam, nearly galsAO Aliunde,in Portugal, contains, gall. 4.37 Aliunde, in Madeira, do. 4.68 Alquteru, in Madeira, over peel, I ) Alquiere.iu Portugal, pecks , I; to nearly 2 Alquiere, in ltaliia, ..... btts/t.l Aljnierc.in Maranham, do. I) Aiqiliere,iu ltio Janeiro and Pernainbuco,. .do. lul ) .*nna, of rice, in Ceylon,... /6s. 260 2-5 Arroba, in Portugal, 1b5. 32 Arroba, in Spain, do 2 Arroba, in Spain, (large) ga15.4. 246 Arroba, in Spain, (small) do. 2.337 Arroba, in Malaga, of Wine, about do. 4) Arsheen, in Russia inches 28 lialiar, in Ratavia, pcculs 3u4) Rale, of ciiiiiamon, in Ceylon, net /6.i04g lianli, in Naples equals about ga/s. IJ Cautar.llie Levant,contains 44 okes, lbs. I IS.S Cantar, in Leghorn, of Oil, /6x..SS Canlar, in Malta,. do. 1714 Cantar, in Naples /6x.106u191>; Cantar, in Sicily, •• t/0.175a192) Carru, in Naples, i equal to about bush.bo Can o, in Naples, of Wine,. • ■ gails .'2bl Catty, of Tea, in China, is about lbs. I ) Cayaug, in Ratavia, /6x.358l Chetwert in Russia nearly bush, b Fanega, in Spain, bush. 1.599 H ctnlltre, hi France, ... do .2.51 Killogramme, in France and Nether lands, ..lbs. 2.21 Last, in Amsterdam,of Grain, bush. 85) Last, in Bremen, of Grain, overdo. 80) Last, in Cadiz, of Salt, d 0.76 4-5 Last, in Dantzic, of Grain, nearly do. !)3 Last, in Flushing, of Grain, do 92) Last, in Hamburg, of Grain .do.. 89.6 Last, in Lubec, of Grain, over do. 91 Last, in Portugal, of Balt do. 70 Last,in Rotterdam, of Grain, d 0.85.136 Last, in Sweden, - do. 75 Last,in Utrecht, of Grain overdo. 59 Lispomid, in Hamburg, IbsAb 5 nz. Lispound, in Holland, do.lß 4 ox. Mark, in Holland, 0*.9 Maud, in Calcutta, (6.7f54 Mina, in Genoa, of Grain, ...... .•••.•• .bush. 3.43 Moy, ill Lisbon do. 24 Moy.in Oporto, do. 30 Moyo. of Portugal contains ovcr6us/i 23 Okc, in Si.;., 165.2.83 Orita,in Trieste,of Wine, ga15.14.91 Orna of oil do. 17 Palnio, in Naples, isa little over inches 111 Pecul.in Ratavia and Madras, ,16s. 133) Pecul, in China and Japan do. 133) Pipe,in Spain, of Wine g-nM5.160a164 Pood,in Russia, is equal to 36165. 2 oz. nearly Quintal, in Portugal 165.89.05 Quintal,in Smyrna, to. 129.48 Quintal in Spain, ..do. 96 Quintal, in Turkey, d 0.167 3 oz. Rottuli,in Portugal do. 12 4 oz. Rottolo. ir. Genoa, do. 24 Rottolo.in Leghorn, -10t.3 Salma,in Sicily from 6n56.7.85 t09.77 Scheffel, in Germany, varies from 1) tonearly bush.3 Ship-pound ,in Hamburg and Denmark 165.331 Ship* pound ,in Holland /65.368 4 oz. Staro, in Trieste bush.'2s Tale,in China. ... .ox.l, Vara,in Rio Janeiro, 1J !/"■ nearly. Vara in Spain 100 are equal to yds. 92o Worst.ill Russia fee/305 STATE O F M A U V L AND. Tariff of Dalies itnpos 11 by Ihe ST AMP ACT on I'romismry Nates. 'l.'ls Kcr'omge, Special ties, a lid other Instruments of IV-iling, on and i after May 10, 1815. On Notes or Instruments of and under tine Hundred Dollars no Si imp is required. Over s 100 to s2o'i, S W .. 201 " 300, 15 <• 300 " 500, 25 • • 500 •' I,out 60 > 1,000 •• I.' 75 • < 1,500 " 2,0n. 1.00 • < 2,010 •• 3,0i0 1.50 3,000 • 4,000 2. <• 4,000 '• 5,000 250 5,0011 ' 7,000 3.50 7,000 • 8.000 4 •' 8,000 •• 10,000 550 '• 10,000 6. Rills, Notes, &e , unstamped, are no evidences of I t'eht. Supplement to the Act imposing Duties on Promis sory Nates, sc., from and qfltr the Isi day qf May, 1946. J All Deeds and Leases arc required to be stamp [ COMMERCE TRADE STATISTICS. [ Whole Number 535. <l One Dollar. Hills of Sale, where the amount conveyed exceeds s>2oo and release of mortgage, One Dollar. Mortgages, with or without a covenant for the payment of the sum intended to be secured, are re 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 he written on stamped paper. BALTIMORE AM) OHIO RAILHOAD,( TARIFF OF RATES OF TRANSPORTATION ON THE MAIN STEM BETWEEN BALTIMORE AND CUMBERLAND — Subject to some lillle modification where a whole car is engaged/or a specific article. per IDO lbs. per 00 lbs. Ale ill bottles... .cents,'ib Hides cents, 2s Ale brls. or hhds 25 Hides, green 30 Apples, in brls 35 Hard ware 25 Ashes, Pot or Pearl. ..25 Hollow ware 25 Bacon. in hhds 20 Iloop poles 20 Bark, unground .... 20 Hops -35 It irk, ground 25a30 Horns -35 Beef, Iresh.. 35 Iron, blooms 20 Heel in brls 20 Iron manufactured ... .20 Beer or Porter, bottles 35 Iron, pigs ..20 Beer in brls 25 Iron ore 20 Beeswax 35 Iron, scrap 20 Bonnets in cases 35 Lard, kegs or casks.. .20 Boots and Shoes 35 Lead .20 Bread 35 Leather 25 Bricks 20 Lemons 35 Butter, fresh 35 Liquors, foreign 35 Butter, firkins or casks 20 Live stock 25 Cabbages 20 Lumber, generally .. .20 Candles 35 Mahogany 25 Castings 25 Manure 20 Cedaf ware 35 Marble, undressed .. 20 Cement 20 Mill Stones 35 Charcoal 35 M classes 25 Cheese 20cr25 Nails and Spikes 25 China ware 35 Oil,in bottlesor cases, 35 Chrome ore 20 Oil, in csks 25 Cider, bottles. .......35 Oranges 35 Cider iu brls 25 Oysters 35 Cigars 35 Paints ...35 Clover Seed 35 Paper 35 Coal, sec specific. Pipe Clay 25 Coffee 20' Pitch 20 Copper 35 Plaster—see specific. Copper ore 20 Pork, fresh 35 C id age 35 Pork, salted 20 Com ....20 Potatoes, Turnips,&c. 20 Co: ii brooms 35 Qtieensware 25 C m Meal 20 Hags 35 C- ft ii, in bales 25 Kails & Posts, fencing 20 Drugs and Dyes 25 Kaisins 35 Dry Hoods 25 Rice..... 25 Earthen & Stoneware 25 Rosin .25 Leathers 35 Salt 20 Fish, fresh 35 j Shingles 20 Fi-h in brls 20 Ship stuffs 20 I 'ia\ 25 | Shot 35 Fi.ix Seed.. 25 \ Skins, deer, &c 25 F or, see specific . | Slate 25 Fru i, dried 35 Snake root 35 Furs and Peltry 35 I Steel 25 Ginseng 35 Sugars.... ..25 Class, window 25 Tallow 20 Glue .. 35 'Tar 25 Grain.*every kind....20 Tea 25 Granite 2i Tin plate, bxs 35 Grapes 35 Tin ware 35 Grindstones 25 Tobacco, Amcr., in Groceries generally.. .25 hhds. or bxs 25 Hats 35 Tobacco,foreign,bales 35 Hay in bdes. 35 Whiskey,brls.orhhds.2o Headingaud Staves.. .20 Wines 35 ilcmp & Flax.in bales2s 1 W T ool,bales. 35 SPECIFIC RATES. I Ave Stock —Horned cattle, horses and hogs, in en tire car loads, (at owner's risk from suffocation or ' escape) at the rate of 30 cts. per 100 lbs. through. Cumbcrluud Coal —per ton, per mile 2 cts • 4 •• from Cumberland to Halt.,pr.ln. #3 •• " from Cuihb'd to Wash.City, #>3.56 44 " from Cunib'd to Dam No. 6,#0.75 Plaster Paris, per ton. per mile.. 2 cts FLOUR— From Cumberland to Baltimore, 50centsperbrIJ Patlerson'sCrk. •• ** 50 " 44 Green Sp'g Run •• " 60 44 44 Little Cacapon " 44 60 " 44 Great Cacapon 44 44 60 *' • Hancock 44 4 1 33 44 44 Licking Creek 44 " 38 44 " North Mountain 44 44 38 44 " II edges v tile 44 44 33 44 Mart ins burg 44 44 31 44 44 Flagg's Mill 4 4 44 30 44 44 Kerneysville 4 4 44 28 44 " Duifield's 4 4 44 27 44 Hat pern' Ferry 4 4 4 4 25 4 4 4 4 Weverton 4 4 4 4 24$ 44 4 4 Kuoxville 4 4 44 24 j 4 4 44 Berlin 44 44 23$ 4 4 4 4 Catcctin 4 4 4 4 • 22 44 44 Point of Rocks 4 4 44 21 $ 44 4 4 fYederick 4 4 44 ) Doup's Switch 4 4 4 4 I Davis'Switch 4 4 4 4 | Buckeystown 4 4 4 4 L 20 44 44 Monocacv 4 4 4 4 f Reel's Mill ljumsville 4 4 4 4 J Monrovia 4 4 4 4 J Mount Airy 4 4 44 16$ 44 4 4 Woodbine 4 4 4 4 15$ 44 ' Hood's Mill 4 4 4 4 1 4 44 Sykesville 4 4 44 12$ 4 4 4 4 Marriottsville 4 4 4 4 12$ 4 4 44 Woodstock 44 " 12$ 4 4 4 4 Elvsville 4 4 4 4 12$ 4 4 4 4 Eliicott'sMills 44 •• 9 4 4 4 4 llchcstcr 4 4 4 4 8 4 4 4 4 * Wheal and all other Grain, 20 cts. per 100 lbs. i RATES OF FREIGHT FOR 19(8. ON THE PENNSYLVANIA CANAL & RAIL ROAD From I'illsburgli, lo J'hilailelphia and Baltimore. Apples and green fruit per 100 16s 75 els. Aslies, Pot and Pearl 62£ " Karon and Butter. 70 " Beef, salted 62; " Hale rope and Bagging 56 " Beeswax 15 Bristles 75 " Brinius 81.75 " Hnti 70 ' 111 . * 75 •• Corn 75 " Colt 83 •' dulled R llers 75 " nia* and Medicines 1.25 " I) V (lends 1.00 " Dried Fruit 75 •• Flair per brl. . 1.00 " Fu * ami Peltries per 100 165.. 1 .00 " F al Iters 1"0 " Gla.sn are 75 " (311*. tVimlow per box... .75 " Giu-ena per 100155....75 " Grocerie* Hardware [*J *' H0,.. \\ Hemp ;-75 Hiili-r (raw 75 els., dry 81) 1-25 Lard and Lard Oil 7" " Oil, Castor * Oils. (ex. Lard and Castor) ......88 " Pork brl. 1.50 " Rags per 100 155.....75 U-|ien and Cordage 7fi Skin*. Deer and Buffalo 75 " r Specie Tallow 70 Tobacco Leaf.... 5 r Wheat -75 Wool ....1.00 Whiskey P*r brl.. .1.60 "