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THE UNITED STATES
THEY WERE AND ARE:
THE PROGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT OF MINERAL WEALTH, INCLUDING NOT ONLY THE PRECIOUS AND THE USEFUL METALS, BUT
THE PROGR338 OF ALL THE RELIGIOUS DENOMINATIONS AND SECTS, THER PECULIAR DOCTRINES AND ORDINANCES,
THEIR FORMS OF CAURCA GOVERNMENT, MODE OF WORSHIP, &C., &0.
THR WBOLU CAREFULLY PREPARED BY
In Eminent Corps of Scientific and Literary Men.
Superbly illustrated with over Two Hundred and Twenty-Five Engravings, executed by the most accomplished Artists in the Country
carefully printed from Steel Electrotypes and in Chromo.
Sold only by subscription.
Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1872, by
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington. 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 Apple
ton's “6 New American Cyclopædia” 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. Bills 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.
. EMIGRATION. General Migrations, Colonies and United States, Number of Aliens arrived in the
United States from 1820 to 1856, and their Nationalities, Landing in New York,
PRINTING PRESSES, TELEGRAPH.
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.
SOCIAL AND DOMESTIC LIFE
By FREDERICK B PERKINS.
ARTS OF DESIGN.
Painters, Sculptors, Engravers, &c.
EDUCATION, Including the History and Statistics of Free Schools, Common Schools, Grammar Schools,
Academies, Colleges, Professional Schools of Theology, Law, Medicine, War, Teaching, Engineering, Agriculture, Mechanics and Fine Arts; with Special Schools for Deaf Mutes, Blind, Idiots, Juvenile Criminals, and Orphans, and Supplementary Educational Agencies and Libraries, Lyceums, Lectures, &c.
By HENRY BARNARD, LL. D., Superintendent of Common Schools in Connecticut and Rhode Island ; Chancellor of the State University of Wisconsin; and Editor of the
“ American Journal of Education."
Its Inventors, and Progress,
FIRE INSURANCE, Giving in a historical form the progress and growth of Fire Insurance in the United
States from the first organized Companies up to 1871, with valuable tables, showing the magnitude of the business, rates, losses, profits, &c.,
By D. A. HE ALD,
LIFE INSURANCE, Showing the progress of the business under the Stock and Mutual principles, from the
first organized Company up to 1871, with valuable tables showing the immense magnitude of the business, per centage, losses, profits, &c.,
By JACOB L. GREENE,
First Trial of Anthracite Coal for manufac Product of Wrought Iron........
facturing............................. 18 Value of the Iron product in 1856.....
Iron produced from 1828 to 1840........... Tennessee Mines....
pany Mines from 1852 to 1860.........
Furnaces in the Lehigh Valley............ Statistics of Lake Superior Mines..........