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2. A Table, showing the price of Three per cent. Consols, East India Company's Stock, and Bank of England Stock, in January of each year, from 1760 to 1841.
3. A Table, showing the circulation of the Bank of England in February of each yeat
from 1760 to 1841.
4. A Table, showing the number of Bankrupts in England and Wales, for each year from 1760 to 1841.
5. A Table, showing the Income and Expenditure of the British Government in each year, from 1775 to 1785, and from 1792 to 1841.
6. A Table, showing the price of standard gold in bars; of bread and beef; masons and carpenters' wages daily; the average price of wheat per quarter, and the nature of the seasons in England, from 1760 to 1841.
ANTHRACITE COAL TRADE OF THE UNITED STATES. A Table, exhibiting the quantity of Anthracite Coal sent to market from the different regions, from the commencement of the trade in 1820 to 1841, together with the annual increase and consumption, as derived from the Miner's Journal.
From the Sugarloaf there were sent, in 1839, 7,350; in 1840, 29,039; total, 36,389. From Shamokin, in 1839, 11,930; in 1840, 15,505; total, 27,435.
The above table includes the shipments from all the anthracite regions in the state, except the Wilkesbarre Basin, from which we have no returns. This supply, however, does not affect the Atlantic market—as the whole quantity, which in 1837 was 17,492 tons, is consumed in the interior. The new impetus given to the coal trade by the erection of anthracite iron works on the Susquehanna, will greatly increase the supplies from the Wilkesbarre region hereafter. The consumption of anthracite coal in 1830, in the United States, was only about 150,000 tons; in 1840, taking the quantity consumed in the coal regions into consideration, we can date the consumption 1,000,000 tons. The increased demand for coal for iron works, steamboats, &c, will probably create a market in the next five years for two million tons.