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THEY WERE AND ARE:
TER PRogressive Drvo LoPMENT of MINERAL WEALTH, Ixcluding Not only the precious AND THE Usrful METALs, sur
| Tar Paogarss of all the RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS AND SECTS, their prouli AR DoctriNEs AND ORDINANCEs.
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superbly illustrated with over Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Engravings, executed by the most accomplished Artists in the Country,
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1872, bj
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.
SUBJECTS AND AUTHORS.
MINING INDUSTRY OF THE UNITED STATES,
Including Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Iron, Coal, Petroleum, &c, showing the Localities, Richness of Ores, Methods of Mining, Smelting, and applying the different Minerals to practical uses, with their values, &c, &c.
FUR TRADE, various kinds and values of Furs.
Of the late Pennsylvania, and other Geological Surveys; Contributor to AjtpletorCs " New American Cyclopadia" on the same Subjects.
LAND, SETTLEMENT, INTERNAL TRADE.
Western Settlement, Population, and Land Sales, Canals and Railroads, Expenditures, Lake Cities, Reciprocity, Annual Sales of Land by the Government, River Cities, Atlantic Cities, Date of Settlement, Population, Valuation, Manufactures, Exports, Imports, Growth of New York, Express Business.
BANKS, UNITED STATES MINT, AND INSURANCE.
Lills of Credit, Government Issues, United States Bank, State Banks, Suffolk System. Safety Fund, Banks, Free Banks, Number of Banks in Each State, Aggregate Capital, Clearing Houses, Private Banking, New National System, &c., Establishment of Mint, Standard of Coins, Laws Regulating Coinage, Precious Metals in the Country, Insurance,—Fire, Marine, Life, Accident, &c.
General Migrations, Colonies and United States, Number of Aliens arrived in the
AUTHORS, BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS, BOOK-BINDING.
Writers,—including Theologians, Statesmen, Novelists, Historians,—Short Sketches of their Lives, their Literary Productions; Newspapers,—Dailies, Weeklies, Periodicals, Book Trade, Publishing, Jobbing, Retailing, Selling by Subscription, Book-Binding, Printing Presses, Telegraph.
By THOMAS P. KETTELL.
Domestic Architecture, Furniture, Food, Dress, Social Culture, &c.
By FREDERICK TV PERKINS.
Lib, Cong. * *'