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AGRICULTURE MANUFACTURES NAVIGATION ] —
VOL. XI. No. 25.]
ALMANAC
For the week, commencing on Sunday,
NOVEMBER 19 1849.
.Moon—New, 26th, 4h 41m E.
DAY 0 I Day*' | A/oon
Afo. IF*. Sunnsei. Sunecte. ri „ t
19 Sun. 7 li, 10m. 4ii.soin. 9h 40m 1 1
20 Moo. 7 II 4 49 9 39 2 0
21 Tuos. 7 11 4 49 9 39 2 65
22 Wed. 7 12 4 49 9 30 3 53
23 Thurs. 7 13 4 47 9 34 4 49
24 Frill. 7 1 4 4 40 9 32 5 45
25 Sat. 7 15 4 45 9 30 sets.
POST OFFICE.—MAILS
Areconveyed by Hail Road Cars and Stages daily.
CLOSE: DUE:
Eastern,daily,ex.Sun.S A M.&17P.M. .3P.M.&1 IP.M.
Sunday, 7 P M II P. M.
Great Southern, daily, 3 P. M. 7g A. M.
Washington .daily, 8 A.M., 4&9P. M.
Western,daily, li A. M (i> p. M.
W inchestcr, Va.ex.Sun. .6A. M. p. M.
York, Pa. Route, ex. Sun. 11 A. M. f>J p. M.
Aiiuapoli*,Md.ex.Suti.9A.M Jk IP.M. . A.M. & BP.M.
Delaware, E.ShoreofVa. 1
Somerset & Worcester f 7 p „ ~ p M
co.,.Mil.,Sunday, I ues- (
day & Thursday )
U| counties of B.Shore, >
Md , Monday, Wed-> BA. M 3 p. M
uesdav and Saturday )
Upper Marlboro' Kouto, )
Monday, Wednesday >9 p. M 8 A.M.
and Friday, )
Pt Tohac'iißoiite, Wed- p _ „ 8 A . M
uesilay and Sunday, )
Westminster Route, J
.Monday. Weduesd iy >fi p. M ~..7 p. M.
and Friday, )
Bel- Air, daily, ex. Sun. ..BA. M ...'2 p. M
RATES OF POSTAGE.
f*rlters composed of one or more phes of paper,
but not exct'eding half an ounce in weight, sent any
distance nut exceeding 3dit miles 5 cents.
Any distance over 3do miles 10 cents
On every additional weight of half an ounce, or
any fractional excess of h■lf an 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.
L Iters advertised are charged 2 cents each, he
fides regular postage, or if advertised in 2 papers, 4
cents.
Circulars, handbills, an I advertisements, printed
or lithographed, on paper not larger than quarto post
or single cap. folded and directed, but unsealed, 2
cents per sheet, any distance, postage to be prepaid;
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 other matter, (except newspa
pers,circulars,handbills, and advertisements,) uncon
nected with any manuscript communication, weigh
ing one ounce or less, 2 ; cents per copy, for any dis
tance. For every additional ounce. I c nt. Any
fractional excess exceeding half an ounce, to In*
charged as an ounce; an excess less than half an oz.
to be disregarded.
\ewspap>rs,{ when sent by the editors or puhli-h
ers thereof,) if they do not exceed 1990 superficial
inches, for any distance in the Stale where published,
1 cent. For any disiauce exceeding 10') miles, out of
the State where published, 1 i cl. A newspaper ex
ceeding 19 10 inches, to he rated as a pamphlet.
.Wnoipnper* irregularly sent, that is, to a non
•uhscriber, the person sending must prepay 3 cts. for
each paper.
When the article to be mailed is a circular, pam
phlet, or new-paper, it should he so enveloped as to
be open at one end— otherwise, it will be charged as
a letter.
Foreign Mails. —A mail is forwarded from Boston
ami New York to, and received from England, via
Halifax, (Nova Scotia,) by the British Mail Steam
Packets, weekly, alternately, for eight months in the
year, and twice a mouth lor the four winter mouths.
Letters, thus sent, must have their postage to New
York or Boston pre-paid. The postage on Ship Let
ters, delivered at the office where the vessel arrives,
is 24 cents; if conveyed by post, 4 cents in addition to
the ordinary postage.
OCEAN STEXM NAVIGATION.
American Mai I Steamer*. —The following are the
rales of postage prescribed by Ihe act of the 3d of
March. 194 ), for mailable matter sent by this line to
Europe:
Upon all letters and packages not exceeding half an
ounce in weight.... ... 24c.
For all letters and packages over half ail
ounce and under one ounce ,49c.
For every additional halfoimcc 15c.
For every letter, newspaper, pamphlet,
and price current 3c.
The act of Congress also requires, that the United
States postage will he charged in addition to the
above upon all mailable matter sent through the
m tils of the Uuited States to New York, from whence
the ship sails for Bremen. All mailable matter ad
dressed to England. Ireland or Scotland, will beleftat
the British post-office in Cowes or Southampton;
ami all for France, the Netherlands, Belgium. Italy,
Spain, and Portugal, and Africa, will be sent to Ha
vre, in France; and a separate big will be m ule
up for Hamburg and delivered at Bremen Haven.
And as no arrangements have yet been completed
between the post-office of the United States and
those of the above countries, pre-payment of the
postage will he required at the office from which sent
upon all mailable matter directed to those countries.
Upon mailable matter sent 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 be collected for the United Slates by the
Bremen office.
The Ameriean postage only, is charged on letters
and newspapers to go by the Cunard line of British
•learners —the foreign postage being collected oil the
other side.
Under present arrangement, letters for the Can
adas and other British possessions in America, will
not be forwarded by mail unless prepaid.
TRAVELING FACILITIES—
With Distance, and Pare from llalttmore.
AT IIALTIMOIIE-
For Philadelphia and Blew York—
About 1(10 miles, #3— About 200 miles,7a #B.
Care or a Stewner leave I Are due
Daily, ut 8 p. M. | Daily, at 6 A.M.
Daily,exc. 9U11.9 A.M.I Daily, exc. Sun. 2J ami
and-21 P.M. I Up. M.
For York and Columbia, Pa.—
58 miles, $ 1.50—70 miles, jf 2.12.1.
Cars leave |
Daily,at. 9 A. M. I Daily, exc. Sun. 11 a M
Daily• exc.Sun. 3 p. M. | anil 6. p. M.
For Washington city—
-40 miles, jfl 60 —(no round trip tickets issued.)
Daily, st 9 A. M. I
Daily,exc. Sun. 6iA. M. | Daily,9 A. M&7lp. M.
and 6j P.M. I Daily, exc. Sun. 2 , p. M.
For Cumberland, dec.
178 utiles, $7.
Daily, at 7J A.a. and 4 I Daily, at 3A. M. and 6
P. M. I p . M -
For Kllleott'a Mllla and Frederick—
-15 miles, 69ots.—6H miles, 82.40.
Daily 7)A.M. I Daily, 6 P.M.
Daily.exe.Sun. 4 P. M. I D.iily.exe. Sun. 10 A. M.
Harper*! Ferry aad Winchester, Va.—
81 miles. -111 miles.
Cardenas daily ,7} A. M. | Daily, 6 P.M.
For Vorfolk and Portsmouth,Va.
180 miles, $5.
A ileamboat leave I Is due
Daily, ai 4 p. M. I Daily,at ' A. M
AND LTFOED'S PRICE-CII RRE N T.
AT PHILADELPHIA—
For New York-
Cars or a Steamer leave
Daily,at. ...7 and 9 A. M. and 5 P.M.
For Baltimore-
Daily, at 10 P. M.
Daily, exc. Sun 7 A. M. and 3] p. M.
AT NEW YORK
For Boston—
Care or Steamers leave
Daily,exc. Sun., at ...4 P.M.
For Philadelphia—
Daily,exc. Sun 7 and 9 A. M. and 4| p. M.
NEW YORK POST OFFICE.
' The Mail for Boston, via New Haven, closes daily,
excepting Sundays, at 5£ A. M.
The steamboat Mail for Boston, via Stouington and
Providence,closes daily, exc. Sunday, at 3$ p. M.
The great Southern Mail, including the Mail also for
the Western States, closes daily at 7| A. M.; and,
except on Sunday, at 3 P. M., on which latter day
at 1 k p. M.
FOREIGN STEAM OTHELt PACKETS:
(nays of Sailing.)
THE CUNAIt I) STEAMERS.
Proposed sailing of the British and North Ameri
can Royal Mail Steam Ships between Boston and
Liverpool and betweeu New York and Liverpool,
for 1849.
America,. Capt. Charles 11. E. Judkius,
Europu, " Ed ward G. Lott,
llibemiii, " Neil Shannon,
Britannia " Walter J. C. Lang,
Niagara, " Alexander Ryrie,
Canada, •• Walter Douglas,
Cambria, " William Harrison,
Caledonia, *' John Lcitch,
Acadia, " Jauies Stone.
irturcH from America.
Britannia, frni New York, Wednesday,... .Oct. 25
Niagara Boston,.. . Wednesday,.... Nov. 1
Enropa, New York, Wednesday Nov. 8
lli'iernia, B wton, .... \V<*due*day Nov. 15
— 805t0n,... • Wednesday,.... Nov. '29
— Now York, Wednesday,... .Dec. 6
— Boston, ... Wednesday,... .Dec. 13
— New York, Wednesday,... .Dec. 20
— Boston, .... Wednesday,.. . Dec. 27
Departures from Liverpool.
America, for Boston. ...Saturday, Sept. 9
Acadia, New York, Saturday, Sept. 16
Cambria. B xton, ...Saturday, Sept *23
Britannia, New York, Saturday, . ...Sept. 3D
Niagara, Boston, ... Saturday, Oct. 7
Ruropa, New York, Saturday, Oct. 14
Hiberuia, Boston, ....Saturday, Oct. 21
America, New York, Saturday, Oct. 29
Acadia, Boston Saturday Nov. 4
Cambria, New York, Saturday, .... Nov. II
Britannia, Boston Saturday, Nov 19
Niagara, New York, Saturday, Nov. 25
— Boston, ....Saturday, Dec. 2
— New York, Saturday, Dec. 16
— Bjston, ....Saturday, Dec. 30
Yew York and Bremen Steamers.
T'i have New York— To leave Bremen—
il.'i'iiiaiiu, Oct. 20 I Washington,... .Oct. 15
Washington, ..Nov. 20 | Hermann,. .....Nov. 15
Yew York anil Liverpool Packets*
To leave ."Veto York— To leave Liverpool—
Richard A Lop,.. Oct. 11 1 Roscius, Sept. II
Cambridge,. T6 | Isaac Wright, l6
Coii.stitiuioii 2l j Ashlmrton, 2l
Uarrick, -26 | West Point 26
Oxford, ....Nov. 1 I Yorkshire, Oct. 1
New World, 6 I Liverpool, 6
.1 >lin R. SknJdy,...— II I Siddous, ll
Fidelia, lb J Colombia, !6
li'Htinguer, 2l j Patrick Henry,....—2l
Roscius, 26 1 Waterloo, 26
.Yew York nml Havre Packets.
To leave Xcio York— Toleave Havre—
St. N.colas, ... .Oct. 1 Bavaria, Sept. 1
Due. d'Orleans,.. ID Havre ID
Zurich, —2D Oneida,.... 2D
Baltimore Nov. I I Argo, Oct. I
Bavaria, —ID Admiral, 8
Havre, —2O I St. Dennis, ... l6
CO M M E IICIAL REGULATIONS
OK' I'HB POUT OP B\LTIMI)IIK.
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 per cent. '2? 6
on Stocks | I
Bills of Exchange if endorsed, '25 2}
do. do. not endorsed I 4
Purchases of Merchandise in funds,... 2j
do. do. in advance,,.2g 5
Purchases of Stocks and Bills of Ex
change, § 1
Accepting or endorsing without funds,.. 24 2£
Collecting Freights, ..2| 2\
Procuring Freights, 2k 2 j
Disbursements of Vessels,. 2$ 2 }
do. do. without funds, 2j 5
Etlecting Insurance when the premium
does not exceed ID per cent, * £
cent, on the amount of premium, 5 5
Adjusting and collecting losses insured if
not disputed, or litigated, I $ 2\
delayed or litigated accounts,. ..2£ 6
Entering and forwarding Goods, on the
amount of Duties and charges,. .2 J 2\
Advancing money on letters of Credit, or
otherwise, 2| 2\
Ou consignments of Merchandise withdrawn or re
shipped, full commission to he charged on the
amountof advances,or responsibilities incurred
and half commission on 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 & 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:
2,240 lbs. Pig and Barlron, Lead, Copper, Logwood,
Fustic, and other heavy Dye Woods.
2,000 " Nicaragua and Brazillctto Wood.
2,'240 " net Sugar and Rice in casks.
1,930 " " 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 " " Ship Bread in bags.
700 " " do. do. in casks.
1,120 " " Dried Hides.
900 " " Wt. Green Teas and China Raw Silk.
1,120 " " " Bohea and other Black Tea.
1,500 " " •• Virginia Tobacco in hhds.
1,300 " " •• Kentucky do. in do.
1,000 " " " M iry land do. in do.
8 brls. 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, Wine, Brandy,&c.
22 bush. Grain, Peas, Beans, &c. in casks.
40 " do. do. do. in bulk.
40 " Liverpool Blown Salt in bulk.
31 " do. Ground do.
31 ** St. Übes, Cape de Verds, &c. in bulk.
30 " YVest India Salt in bulk.
30 " Sea Coal in bulk.
40 cubic feet of Plnnk, Boards, Timber, Bale
Goods, Packages and Boxes.
BALTIMORE AND HER INTERESTS.
BALTIMORE, SATURDAY MORNING, NOV. 18, 1818.
In estimating the contents in cubic feet,of variouspack -
ages and goods, the following shall be the standard:
A Floui Barrel,. 5 feet.
A tierce of Rice, ~.15 44
A hhd. of Flaxseed, .... 12 "
A hhd. of Virginia Tobacco,.. 45 "
A hhd. of Kentucky, Georgia and Carolina,.4o "
A hhd of Maryland and Ohio, 35 "
5 bushels of Grain in bulk, 6 "
In computing boxes of Candles and Soap, kegs of
Butter and Lard, Hams and Bucon—and generally all
similar articles, 200 lbs. net wt. shall be considered
equal to a barrel of 5 cubic feet.
All goods brought to this port on freight, must he
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 are 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 he borne by the
carrier only. But when requested by the consignee
to be delivered /Firs! 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 voyaseout and home,
each shipper shall be entitled to his fair proportion of
the whole homeward freight, pro rata, of the hulkor
space occupied by each shipper ou the outward voy
age.
In all cases wh-re 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 homo, 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.
STORAGE — per month.
Hogsheads of Sugar, Tobacco, Molasses, Ruin, Oil,
and Pip-*s of IVine, Brandv and Gin 25 cts.
lllids. Coffee, Copperas, Codfish and fallow, 2d 44
Tierces of Sugar, Ruin, Molasses and hull'
Pipes, Ifi 44
Tiercesof Rice, Coffee, Flaxseed, Alum, &c. 124 44
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 "
Soap, Candles. Cheese, Tin, Raisins,
and drums of Figs I 44
Bags of Coffee, Cocoa, Pepper, and Pimento, 2 44
Bales of Cotton and Hempen Yarn about
300 lbs 12]"
Bales of India Piece, and other similar Goods, 1(1 44
Indigo in scrootis, 4 cents; in cases 10 44
Tea in chests, 3 cents; half do. 2 cents; boxes, 1 44
Kegs of Butter, Lard, Tobacco, Nails, Raisins, 3 44
Hides, Dried ... 1 44
Hemp, per ton 50 44
Cordaire, per do 30 44
Iron and Lead, per do 20 44
Dye wood, pel do 25 44
Hampers of Bottles, &c 10 44
Crates of Earthenware 20 cts.
Grain, per bushel ] 44
Salt, per bushel J 4 *
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 in 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 in all cases to be borne
by the owner of the goods: provided, tisual cure 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 follow*:
Sugar in hhds. or tierces, 12 percent ; in Cuba boxes,
15 per cent.; in Hour 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 Hour brls. 20 lbs. each; in all other pack
ages the actual tare.
Cocoa in bigs 2 per cent.
Pepper in linen or single gunny bags, 2 per cent.; in
Jther packages the actual tare.
Pimento in linen or single gunny bags, 3 per cent.;
in other packages the actual tare.
Rice in tierces ami half tierces, 10 percent.
Copperas, in hhds., 10 per cent.
Teas, Green, whole chests 20 lbs.; half do. the Can
ton tare: do. Black 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 scroous, in single hides, II 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, brls., boxes, or
other packages whatever.
DRAFTS, AS FOLLOW:
On all weights even beam , ] per ct. to be allowed for
draft.
RATES OF PILOTAGE
FOR THE PORT OF BALTIMORE,
Condenxed,wilhother matter appertaining thereto from
carious Act* of the General Assembly <f Maryland.
For every vessel, either drawing 9 lect water or up
wards, or measuring 75 tons custom house tonnage,
coming from the sea to the city of Baltimore, per
foot, $5 50
For every vessel of like draft, from Baltimore
to sea, 2 50
For the mouths of December, January, February
and March, iu addition to every foot such ves
sel draws,.... .........75
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That every master or owncrof a merchant vessel go
ing to sea, whethersaiiingunder a coasting license or
registered,of the burthen of one hundred and twenty
tons and upwards shall be obliged to receive the first
Pilot who offers to conduct or pilot his vessel, and
shall continue the same Pilot to the Capes, or shall
pay to hiin half pilotage; provided the said Pilot shall
speak or hoard said vessel above Fort Mollenry, and
shall be duly licensed to act as Pilot; aud provided
further, that the Pilot who shall have conducted any
vessel frdm the Capes into port shall be entitled to
take charge of the same vessel as Pilotto the Capes,
n her next voyage.
Sue. 2. And be itenacted. That any master or own
er of a merchant vessel, sailing under a coasting license
or registered, of the burthen of one hundred tons uud
upwards coining from sea, shall be obliged to take the
first Pilot who shall offer 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 aud 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 fortwclve 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 terras as is provided for in the
first section of this Ant.
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
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 anil levied upon every vessel of sixty or
more tons, arriving at the Port oi 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
herebyasseed and levied upon every vessel ofsixty
tons or more arriving at the Port of Baltimore, which,
by the laws of the United States is not required tore
port and enter at the Custom House, and that the
Harbor Mastersshallbe, and they are hereby author
ised tocollect thesaine, provided,nevertheless,that
the sum of money assessed and levied by this section,
shall be collected from each vessel but once a month,
although she inay 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:
Thoseoccupyingthe lsttier,perton,perday.. 1 cent.
44 44 2d do. 4 4 4 4 3
All beyond the 2d o. 44 4 4 ]
WHARFAGE.
SECTION* 1. fie it enacted and ordained hi/ the May
or and City Council of Baltimore , That from and
alter the passage of this Ordinance, all Goods, Wares
or Merchandize landed on the public wharves, from
on board any vessolor 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 be 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 master as afore
said.
Almonds, per sack,els. 2 Liquids, hhd. cts.CJ
do. bag, || Lemons, box, 2
Anchors, ton, 25 Lumber, may remain
Anvils, each, 1 5 days, |0
Ashes, cart load, 5 Mahogany, 500 feet, 30
Bark, cord, 6] Manure,"cart load, 5
Barrels, empty, free. Merchandise, bale, 4
Beef, brls. 2 do brl. 2
Bottles, hrapr. 4 do case or box, 3
Bread, brl. 2 do trunk. 3
do 4 brl. 1 do tree, 4
Bricks," 1000, 124 do 4 do 24
Butter, keg, 1 Meal, brl. 2
Cables, chain, ton, 25 do 4 brl. I
Cambooscs, each, 64 Mill Sftones, each, 25
Caudles, box, .4 Mules, each, 5
Cannon, each, Muskets, case, 4
Carboys, each, 2 Nails, cask or keg, 1
Carriages, each, 12.4 Oars, 1000 feet, 20
Carts, each, 124 Oil, Whale or Sperm,
Cart Wheels, each, 2 cask.of 150 gals. 12',
Cassia, 100 mats, 10 do trcs. under lOOgals.lo
Castings, ton, 15 do do SO gals. 4
Cattle, horned, each, J do brl. 2
Chairs, each, 4 do box, 2
Chalk, ton, lo do jar, 2
Cheese, box, 4 Olives, jar, 1
do cask, 2 Onions,bus.or2obunch. 1
Chocolate,box, 1 Oranges, box, 2
Cider, box, 2 Paper, wrapping,bdl. 4
Coal, ton of 23 bushels, 5 Pepper, &c , box, I
Coffee,bag, I Pipes, box, I
Copper,case, 3 Pitch, barrel, 2
Cordage, ton, lb Plaster, ton, 5
Cotton, bale, 4 Ploughs, each, 2
Crackers, keg, I Potatoes, bushel, J
Crates, each, 4 Rags, bale, 4
Demijohns, each, 1 Itaisius, box,
! Drugs, box, 3 do drum, i
, Dry Goods, box, 3 Rice, per tree. 4
do bale, 4 Rosin, brl. 2
Dyewood, ton, 15 Salt, hogsheads, 6}
Feather, baits or bags, 2 do sack, I
Figs, drum, j do bushel,
Fish,quintal, I Sheep, each, 2
do brl. 2 Shingles, 1000, 2
do j & qr. brl I Shoes, box, 3
do drum 5 Shot, bag,
do firkin I do keg, (12 bags) I
Flour, brl. 2 Shovels, dozen, 2
do J brl. 1 Slate, ton 15
Gin, case, I Soap, box,
Ginger, box, 1 iStaves, barrel, 1000, 12]
Glass, wind., bx. 100 ft. ]| d° hhd. & pipe, do. 20
do do 4 box, J |Steel, ton, 5
Grain, not of the state Stone,granite,&c. perc. 11l
of Aid., 4 Stoves, each, 6]
Grapes, jar, I Sugar, Havana, box, 3
Grind Stones, each, I do mats, I
Gun Stocks, 1000, 30 do Brazil bxs,ton, 15
Hay, bale, 6j do hhd. 6^
Hemp, ton, 5 Swine,each, 2
Herrings, box, ]|Tar, brl. 2
Hides, ox or horse, 100,30 Tea, chests, 4 •
Hogsheads, empty, f fee l do 1 chest, 2,
Hoop Poles, hhd.,1000,20[ do ) chest, I j
do do brls., 10 Tea Kettles, doz, 14 j
Hops, sack, 6| Timber, lOOOfcet, 15 j
Horns, 1000, 20 Tin, box, ] \
do tips, 1000, 64 Tobacco, hhd. Gj
Horse, 5 do bale, 2
Indigo, scroon, 6j do box, 2
do case, 124 do 4 box, 1
Iron, ton, 5 do keg, 2
Ivory,ton, 50 do ] keg, 1 j
Lard, keg, I Turpentine, brl. 2
Laths, 1000, 2 Wagons, each, 12| 1
Lead, sheet or pig, ton, 15 Ware, wooden, nest, I
Leather, 100 sides, 15 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 j
nance,passed, and approved March 28, 1845.
BALTIMORE.—RATES OF INSPECTION, &c.
The following table comprise* the Rates establish
ed by law for the Inspection, Guaging, Measuring,
&c., of the various articles of Domestic Produce,
whether brought from any other place, or manufac
tured or packed in the city of Baltimore:
Firewood —Cord, 6* cts.
Fish —Herrings 3, Mackerel or Shad 10 cts. per brl. .
Flour or Meal —per brl. I ct.
leather —per Side 2 cts.
I Ami— per brl. 6.
Lumber— Boards, Plank, or Scantling, including
handling, 37] cts. per M ft.
Shingles, loose, 20 cts. per AI.
Molasses —Casks 6 to 10, aud brls. 3 cts.
Oils —same as Molasses.
Plaster Paris —Ground, 6] cts. per brl.
Provisions —Beef or Pork, including overhauling, '
25 cts. per brl.
Butter or Lard, inspection optional
with the parties.
Spirits —All descriptions, 10 cts. for brls. and 15
for hhds., including proving.
Spirits Turpentine —brls. 6, and ires. 10 cts.
CUSTOM HOUSE REGULATIONS.
The duties on imported articles required by law to
be naid on entering them at the Custom House, will
be louiul specified at the head of such articles, in ou
page of quotations. The following are other regular
tions:
Memorandum. —That in all cases in which the in- 1
voice or entry shall not contain the weight, or quan
tity, or measure of goods, wares, or merchandise now
weighed, or measured, or gu iged, (lie same shall he
weighed, guagcd.or measured, at the expense of the
owner, agent, or consignee.
Drawbacks. —That, from and after the first day of
December, 1546, iu lieu of the bounty heretofore au
thoriZ'-d by law to be paid on the exportation of
pickled fi-li of the fisheries of the United States,
there shall hi- allowed, 011 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
by 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 Mich Goods,
Wares, &c., 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 he
appraised and sold under the direction of the Collec
tor of the Port.
Tares allowed.- On sugar in boxes 15 per cent.; in
casks 12; in hags and mats 5. Coffee in casks 12, in
hags 2; and bales 3; Cotton in bales 2; and in ceroons j
0. Cocoa in casks 10; and in bags 1. Cheescin boxes
20. Indigo in ceroons 11; and in cases 15. Pepper
in bags 2. Pimento in bags 3. And Figs in drums
10 per cent.
Leakage and breakage. —On spirits 2 per cent. —
Ale, Becrand Porter in bottles 10. All other Liquors
in bottles 5 per cent.
Restriction*. —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 mca
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, which may
be imported iu casks in any capacity not loss 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
Texian,from whatever port or place, free; and on
French vessels coming from Martinique and Guada
roupc 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) coniingfrom ports where Ame
ricans are permitted to trade, ninety-four els. per on.
Ou Spanish vessels coming direct from Spain 5 cts.
per ton; from Cuba sl.67cts.perton;otherport* $1
per ton.
RATES OF GOLD.
Rates allowed in the Custom House for Gold Coins,
as per Act of Congress of 1834, fixing the value
thereof.
Ulll ted States Eagle, old emission $lO 66
4 4 4 4 4 4 new 14 10.(Ml
England, Guinea 5.07
44 Sovereign 4.84
44 Seven Shilling piece 1.69
France, Double Louis (before 1786) 9.69
44 Louis 4>l
44 Double Louis (since 1786) 9.15
44 Louis 44 4 57
44 Double Napoleon or 40 francs 7.70
44 Napoleon or 20 francs 3.85
44 Same as the new Louis Guinea 4.65
Frankfort on the Alain, Ducat 2.27
Hamburg 44 2.27 I
Malta, Double Louis 9.27 '
44 Louis 4.85
44 Demi Louis 2.30
Mexico Doubloon 15.51
Holland, Double Bix Dollar ....12.27 1
44 Hi\ Dollar 6.00 j
44 Ducat 2.20
44 Ten Guilder piece 4.00'
Portugal, Dobraou 32.76 1
44 Dobra 17.32 !
44 Johannes 17.4)0
Spain, Doubloon 1772 ...7 16.00 !
4 4 4 4 since 1772 16.35 !
44 Pistole 3.88 ;
Columbia. Doubloon 16.35
RATES OF SILVER, Ac.
As established by Congress, May 23, 1840:
Sweden and Norway, Specie Dollar #1.05 1
Denmark Specie Dollar . 1 .05 j
Prussia and N. States of Germany, Thaler 69
Southern States of Germany, Florin 40
Augsburg and Austrian empire, Florin 484
Venitian kingdom of Lombards and Tuscany, Livre 16
France and Belgium, Franc 15 cts. & 6 mills
Sardinia, Livre 18 cts. 6 mills
Naples, Ducat 60
Sicily, ounce $2.40
British Provinces of Nova Scotia, Canada, Ac. $ 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 following tabic
will be found, we believe,correct:
Alira, in Rotterdam,. nearly gals. 4o
AI in tide, in Portugal, contains, ga15.4.31
Almude, in .Madeira, ... do. 4.65
Alquiere, in Madeira, over peek I]
Alquiere,in Portugal, pecks, to nearly 2
Alquiere, in Balua, bush.l
Aljuierc, in Marunhaui, do. 17
Aiquierc,iu Rio Janeiro and Peruambuco,. .do. 1I
A una, of rice, in Ceylon, lbs. 260 2-5
A rroba, ill Port ugal lbs. 32
Arroba, in Spain, do 2
Arroba,iu Spain, (large) ga15. 4.246
Arroba, in Spain, (small) do. 3.337
Arroba, iu .Malaga, of Wiue, about do. 4^
Arsheen, in Russia, inches 28
Babar.iu Batavia, peculs 3a44
Bale, of cinnamon, iu Ceylon, net lbs. 104-
Barili,iu Naples, equals about gals. 11
Cautar.the Levant,contains 44 okct, /6*. 118.8
Cantar, in Leghorn, of Oil,. /6x.-8$
Cautar, in Malta, d 0.1714.1714
Cantar, in Naples lbs. 1 Otiiil96]
Cautar, iu Sicily, </0.175a192]
Carro, iu Naples,. is equal to about bush.bl)
Car.o, iu Naples, of Wine, gal Is. '2b I
Catty, of Tea, in China, is about lbs. I j
Cayang, in Batavia, /bs.3s*l
Chetwcrtin Russia, nearly bush.b
Fanega,in Spain, bush. 1.599
Hectolitre, in France, 1/0 .2.81
Killogrammc, in France and Netherlands, . .1b5. 2.21
Last, in Amsterdam,of Grain, bush. 86J
Last, in Bremen, of Grain, ovt rdo. so*.
Last, in Cadiz, of Salt, do. 76 4-5
Last, in Dantzic,of Grain, nearly do. 93
Last, in Flushing, of Grain, 1/0 924
Last, in Hamburg, of Grain, do.. 89.6
Last,iu Lubec, of Grain, over do. 91
Last, in Portugal, of Salt, do. 70
Last,in Rotterdam, of Grain, d 0.85.136
Last, in Sweden, do. 75
Last, in Utrecht, of Grain over do. 59
Lis pound, in Hamburg, /6s. 16 5 ox.
Lispomul, iu Holland, do. IS 4 or.
Mark, iu Holland, 0x. 9
Maud, in Calcutta, /65.?fa54
Muia, in Genoa, of Grain, .bu5h. 3.43
Moy, in Lisbon, .. . .do. 24
Moy, in Oporto, * .do. 30
Moyo, of Portugal, containsovei btisA 23
Oke, in Smyrna, /65.2 83
Orna,in Trieste,of Wine, gals. 14.94
Orna of oil do. 17
Palmo, in Naples, is a littleovcr inrArslO
Pecnl.in Batavia and Madras, /6x.133J|
Pecul.in China and Japan do. 133]
Pipe,in Spain,of Wine, golls lbOulbi
Pood,in Russia, is equal to 3G/6.. 2 or.nearly
Quintal, in Portugal, .... /65.89.05
Quintal, iu Smyrna, d 0.129 48
Quintal iu Spain, do. 96
Quintal, in Turkey, do. 167 3 or.
Rottoli.in Portugal, do. 12 4 or.
Rottolo. ir. Genoa do 24
Rottolo, i n Leghorn lbs.3
Salma,in Sicily, from bush. 7.Bs t09.77
ScbelTel, in Germany, variesfrom 15 toncarly bush.3
Ship-pound ,in Hamburg and Denmark,. . /65.33!
Ship-pound , in Holland, /65.368 4 or
Staro, in Trieste, 611*6.2g
Tale,in China oz.\\
Vara,in Rio Janeiro, 1J t/d. nearly.
Vara in Spain, ..... 100 are equal to 70*. 920
Worst,in Russia JfectZDb
[ COMMERCE TUA T>E STATISTICS.
[ W hole Number 546.
SEW sfK\MIM)IT LINK To HAVE! OK
GRACE AJD FORT BKPOSITB.
M ***• THE SUSQUEHANNA STEAM
EbrTo\v '* oal Company's new boats LAN
'* CASTER, Captain Tomliimon, and
JUNIATA, Capt. Mitchell, have now conunenced
their regular trips, leaving the lowerend of Smith's
wharf every Evening, (Sunday's excepted) at 6
o'clock, for j I.iv rede Grace and Port Deposite. Re
turning, will leave Port Depoaite at 4 o'clock and
Havre de Grace at 7 o'clock in the evening. For
freight or passage, apply to
J. S. MURPHY, Agent,
Lower end Smith's wharf, Hullo.;
CI!AS. 1L HITCHCOCK, Agent,
Havre de Grace;
WM. W. McLEAN, Agent,
Port Deposite.
Goods shipped by this line, and destined to any
point on t ! e Pennsylvania Canal, will be forwarded
free of charge f.r commission and storage, an 19-tf.
PATENT HAMMERED SHIP AND
BOAT SPIKES,
IIAOE BY THE ALBANY IRON AND
lv.B. NAIL WORKS, TROY, N. Y. of superior
quality. Also, RAIL ROAD SPIKES of all de
scription*, and BOILER RIVETS, a large supply
constantly on hand for -ale at manufacturers' prices,
by E.PRATT & BROTHER,
je 12 27 <s• 29 South Charles street.
BALTIMORE AM) OHIO RAILROAD,
TARIFF OF It AT EB OF TRANSPORTATION
ON THE MAIN STEM
BETWEEN BALTIMORE AND CU3IDERLANC—
{JQ*Subji ritu >omrlittlf modi fication where a whole
car is cn£U£i:ilfor a specific article.
/at ItlO lb*, i per 00 lbs.
Ale in bottles., .cents,3s Hides, cents,2b
Ale hrls. or hhds 25 | Hides,green; 50
Apples, hi brl-. ... op ' Hard ware 25
Ashes, Pot or Pear 1...25 Hollow ware 25
Bacon, in nlid-.., 2D I loop poles 20
Bai k, ungroiind .. 20 j Hops 35
Baric,ground ... 2ha3(i j Horns 35
Beef, fresh 35 ; Iron, blooms ...20
Bet I hi bid*.. 2< Iron manufactured ....20
Beer or Porter, hot! ir* 35 I run, pigs .20
Beer in bids 25 Iron ore 20
Beeswax 3 ) Iron, scrap 20
Bonnets in c *■•- 35 Lard, k-gs or casks.. .20
Boots and Shot s ... .33 Lead .20
Bread 3.3 j Leather 25
I Bricks 2 ( J Lemons 35
Butter, fresh 35 Liquors, foreign 35
Butter, lirkiusor casks 20 Livestock 2o
j Cabbages 20 j Lumber, generally ...20
I Candles 35 ! Mahogany 25
Castings ... . 25 j Manure 20
Cedar ware 35 Marble, undressed .. 20
;(\ nient .20 Mill Stones 35
! Charcoal 35 j Molasses 25
; Cheese .20</25 I Nails and Spikes 25
( (unaware 3") I OH, in bottles or cases, 35
Chrome ore 20 | Oil, in csks 25
Cider, bottles 3 . | Oranges 35
Cider in bids 25 j Oysters 36
Cigars 35 i Paints 35
Clover Seed 35 j Paper 35
Coal, see specific. Pipe Clay 25
Coffee 2o Pitch 20
Copper 3.> Plaster—see specific.
Copper ore 20 Pork, fresh 35
Cordage 35 Pork, salted 20
Corn 20 Potatoes, Turnips,&c. 20
Corn brooms 35 Queeiisware. 25
Com Meal jo | R it g 35
Cotton, in hales. 25 > Rails & Posts,fencing 20
Drugs and Dyes 2 - Kii-ius 35
Dry Goods 2a j Rare 25
Earthen 5c Stoneware .5 | Resin 05
Feather* 35 , Salt .. 20
Fisli, fresh 35 j Shingles 20
Fish iu br15...... . 20 Ship stud's 20
Flax 25 Shot 35
Flax Seed 2> Skins, deer, &c 25
Flour, see specific. Slate 25
Fruit, dried 35 Snake root 35
Furs and Peltry.. .. 35 ' Steel
Ginseng 3 5 Sugars 25
Glass, window . ... *25 fallow 00
j Glue .... 3 Tar .....26
Grain. * every kind. . 20 Tea 25
Granite 2 j Tin plate, bxs 35
Grapes :C Tin ware 35
Grindstones .. 25 ! Tobacco, Amcr., in
Groceries generally.. .25 ! hlnls. or bxs. 26
Hats . . 35 Tobacco, foreign, bales 35
Hay in bales 35 j Whiskey,t>rla.orhhds.2o
Heading and Staves 2o Wines 35
Hemp & Flax.in bales2s 1 Wool,bales 35
SPECIFIC RATES.
I Ace Stock —llorni-d cattle, horses and hogs, in en
lire car loads, (at <un r'. ri-k from suffocation or
escape) at the rao of 30 cts. per 100 lbs. through.
Cumberland Coal —per ton per mile 2 cts
44 fV'i Cumberland to Balt.,pr.fn. $3
44 4 4 from Cumh'd to Wash.City, #3.56
44 44 from Cumh'd to Dam No. 6,50.75
Plaster Paris, per ton. per mile 2 cts
FLOUR
Front Cumberland to HuUiinore , SOccntsperbri
Patterson'sCrk. 14 * 4 60 44 44
Green Sp'g Run 44 4 4 60 44 44
Little Cacapon * 4 4 4 50 44 44
Great Cacapon 4 4 4 4 50 4 4 4
Hancock 4 4 4 4 38 44 44
Licking Creek 4 4 4 4 38 4 4 •
North Mountain 44 4 4 38 44
Hedgesville 44 44 33 44 ••
Martiiishurg 4 4 4 4 31 44 44
Flagg's Mill 4 4 4 4 30 44 44
Kerney sville 4 4 44 28 44 44
Dnffield's 4 4 4 4 97 .
Harpers* Ferry " 44 25 44 44
% Wevcrton " 44 24| 44 44
Knoxville 44 44 24$ 44 44
Berlin 44 44 23J 44 44
Catoctin 4 4 4 4 22 44 44
Point of Rocks 4 4 4 4 21 5 44 44
Frederick 4 4 4 4 |
Doup's Switch 4 4 4 4 j
Davis'Switch 4 4 4 4 I
Buckeystown 4 4 4 4 1 _
Monooacv 4 4 4 4 f " *
Reel's Mill
ljamsville 44 44 ]
Monrovia 44 44 j
Mount Airy 44 44 ** •
Woodbine 44 44 lfij 44 4
Hood's Mill 44 44 14
Sykesville 4 4 4 4 121 44 44
Marriottsvillc 4 4 4 4 12j 44 44
Woodstock " 4 4 121 44 44
Elvsville 4 4 4 4 p>{ 41 44
Ellicott's Mills 44 • 9 44 44
llchestcr 44 44 8 44 44
4 Wheal and all oilier Grain, 20 cts. per 100 lbs.
A CARD.—The undersigned, Owners or Agents
of vessels engaging Freight from this port to Liver
pool or London, agree that, on and after this date, all
freights to either port, engaged by either of them,
shall he on condition, that the freight shall be paid
immediately on the landing of the Goods, and the
same shall be particularly noted on the Bills of Lad
ing before signing, to wit: "Freights to he 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 011 the invoice weight which must
be furnished by the shippers before the Bills of Lad
ing are signed, and the amount of Freight to be paid,
specified 011 the Bill of Lading.—Baltimore, August
Ist, 1847.
Alex. Brown & Sons, Sehaer & Kuster,
Clark & Kellogg, O Irirhs & Lurman,
Win. Graham &. Son, Win. Howell & Son,
Jas. Corner & Sou, Kirk land. Chase & Co.
B. Buck & Son, F. W. Biune & Sons,
Wm. Wilson & Sons, Thus. Wilson & Co.
F. & VV. Rodewaid, Edw. Kurtz.,
Robert Leslie & Son, Cohen & Kail,
Deecke & Gcrdes, Jno. K. Randall.

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