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EXCHANGE BETWEEN LONDON AND THE UNITED STATES.

CONTINUED,

AMSTERDAM remitted to London for negotiation, compared with a direct remittance

at 60 days sight, exclusive of commission.

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$4 56.8 | 4 59.7 | 4 62.7 4 65.6 4 68.5 1 4 71.5 4 74.4 | 4 77.3

4 58.8 4 61.7 4 64.6 4 67.6 4 70.5 4 73.5 4 76.4 4 79.3
4 60.7 4 63.6 66.6 4 69.6 4 72.5 4 75.5 4 78.4 4 81.4
4 62.6 4 65.6 4 68.6 4 71.5 4 74.5 4 77.5 4 80.4 4 83.4
4 64.6 4 67.5 4 70.5 4 73.5 4 76.5 4 79.5 4 82.4 4 85.4
4 65.5 4 68.5 4 71.5 4 74.5 4 77.5 4 80.5 4 83.4 4 86.4
4 66,5 4 69.5 | 4 72.5 4 75.5 4 78.5| 4 81.5 4 81.4 4 87.4
4 67.5 4 70.5 4 73.5 4 76.5 | 4 79.5 | 4 82.5 4 85.4 | 4 88.4
4 68.4 4 71.4 4 74.4 | 4 77.4 4 80.4 4 83.4 4 86.5 4 89.5
4 69.4 4 72.4 4 75.44 78.4 4 81.4 4 84.4 4 87.5 4 90.5
4 70.4 4. 73.4 4 76.4 | 4 79.4 4 82.4 4 85.4 4 88.5 4 91.5
4 71.3 4 744 | 4 77.4 4 80.4 4 83.4 4 86.4 4 89.5 | 4 92.5
4 72.3 4 75.34 78.4 4 81.44 84.4 4 87.4 4 90 5 4 93.5
4 73.3 4 76.3 4 79.3 4 82.4 4 85.4 4 88.4 4 91.5| 4 94.5
4 74.2 4 77.3 4 80.34 83.4 4 86.4 4 89.4 4 92.5 4 95.5
4 75.2 4 78.34 81.3 4 84.4 | 4 87.4 4 90.4 4 93,5 4 96.5
4 76.2 4 79.2 4 82.34 85.3 4 88.4 4 91.4 4 94.5 4 97.6
4 77.1 4 80.2 4 83.3 4 86.3 4 89.4 4 92.4 4 95.5 4 98.6
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$4 80.2 | 4 832 4 86.1 4 89.0 1 4 92.0 4 97.8 5 03.7 | 5 09.5

4 82,2 4 85 2 4 88.2 | 4 91.1 4 94.0 4 99.9 5 05.8 5 11.7
4 84.34 87.3 | 4 90.2 4 93.24 96.1 5 02.0 5 07.9 5 13.9
4 86.4 | 4 89.3 4 92.3 4 95.3 4 98.2 5 04.1 5 10.1 5 16.0
4 88.4 | 4 91.4 4 94.3 4 97.3 5 00.3 5 06.35 12.2 5 18.2
4 89.4 4 92.4 4 95.4 4 98.4 | 5 01.3 5 07.3 5 13.3 5 19.3
4 90.4 4 93.4 4 96.4 | 4 99 4 | 5 02.4 5 08.4 5 14.3 5 20.3
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4 94.5 4 97.5 | 5 00.5 5 03.5 5 06.6 5 12,6 5 18.6 5 24.6
4 95.5 4 98.5 5 01.5 5 04.6 5 07.6 5 13.6 5 19.7 5 25.7
4 96.5 | 4 99.6 5 02.6 5 05.6 5 08.6 / 5 14.7 5 20.7 5 26.8
4 97.5 5 00.6 5 03.6 5 06.7 5 09.7 5 15.7 5 21.8 5 27.9
4 98.6 5 01.6 5 04.6 5 07.7 5 10.7 5 16.8 5 22.9 5 29.0
4 99.6 5 02.6 5 05.7 5 08.7 5 11.8 5 17.95 23.9 5 30.0
5 00.6 5 03.7 5 06.7 5 09.8 5 12.8 5 18.9 5 25.0 5 31.1
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5 03.7 5 06.7 5 09.8 5 12.9 5 15.9 5 22.1 5 28.2 5 34.4
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Dollars.
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4 81
4 82
4 83
4 84
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4 87
4 88
4 89
4 90
4 91
4 92
4 93
4 94
4 95
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4 99
5 00
5 01
5 02
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5 04
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5 08
5 09
5 10
5 123
5 15
5 173
5 20
5 22,
5 25
5 271
5 30
5 32,
5 35
5 375
5 40

Per cent. or $. 108.35 4 81.6 108.58 4 82.6 108.80 4 83.6 109.03 4 84.6 109.25 4 85.6 109.48 4 86.6 109.70 4 87.6 109.93 4 88.6 110.15 4 89.6 110.38

4 90.6 110.60 4 91.6 110.83 4 92.6 111.06 4 93.6 111.28 4 94.6 111.51 4 95.6 111.73 4 96.6 111.96 4 97.6 112.18 4 98.6 112.41 4 99.6 112.63 5 00.6 112.86 5 01.6 113.09 5 02.6 113.31 5 03.6 113.54 5 04.6 113.76 5 05.6 113.99 5 06.6 114.21 5 07.6 114.44 5 08.6 114.66 5 09.6 114.89 5 10.6 115.11 5 11.6 115 68 5 14.1 116.24 5 16.6 116.81 5 19.1 117.37 5 21.6 117.93 5 24.1 118.50 5 26.7 119.06 5 29.2 119,62 5 31.7 120.19 5 34.2 120.75 5 36.7 121.31 5 39.2 121.88 5 41.7

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PAR. 4 44.4 4 46 100.35 105 4 66 1001 4 46.6 4 48 100.80 1054 4 67 101 4 48.9 4 50 101.25 1051 4 68 1011 4 51.1 4 52 101.70 1054 4 70 102 4 53.3 4 54 102.15 106 4 71 102: 4 55.6 4 56 102.60 1061 4 72 103 4 57.8 4 58 103.05 1061

4 73 103 4 60.0 4 60 103.50

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4 74 104 4 62.2 4 62 103.95

4 75 1045 4 64.4 4 64 104.40

1071 4 76 105 4 66.7 4 66 104.85

4 77 1051 4 68.9 4 68 105.30

4 78 106 4 71.1 4 70 105,75

108

4 80 1067 4 72.2 4 71 105.97

1087

4 81 4 73.3 4 72 106.20

1085

4 82 4 74.4 4 73 106.42

4 83 107

4 75.6 4 74 106.65 109 4 84 1077 4 76.7 4 75 106.87 1097 4 85 1071

4 77.8 4 76 107.10 1091 4 86 1074 4 78.9

4 77 107.32 1094 4 87 108 4 80.0 4 78 107.55 110 4 88 1081 4 81.1 4 79 107.77 1101 4 90 1085 4 82.2

4 80 108.00 1104 4 91 1084 4 83.3 4 81 108.22 1104 4 92 109 4 84.4 4 82 108.45 111 4 93 1091 4 85.6 4 83 108,67

4 94 1094 4 86.7 4 84 108.90

4 95 1097 4 87.8 4 85 109.12

4 96 110 4 88.9 4 86 109.35 112 4 97 1104 4 90.0 4 87 109.57 1121

4 98 1104 4 91.1 4 88 109.80 1121 5 00 1104 4 922 4 89 110.02 1124 5 01 111 4 93.3 4 90 110.25 113 5 02 1113 4 95.6

4 92 110.70 1131 5 03 112

4 97.8 4 94 111.15 1134 5 04 1121 5 00.0 4 96 111.60 1131 5 05 113 5 02.2 4 98 112.05

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TO REDUCE DOLLARS TO POUNDS STERLING.-From one-fourth of the number of dollars deduct 10 per cent. of that 4th, and the remainder will be pounds, and the decimals of a pound. Example. Required the value of $444.44 in pounds sterling.

4th = 111.11 10 per cent. = 11.11

£100.00 Ans Note. The value of a British silver shilling in the United States is 22 cents 2 mills.

COMMERCIAL STATISTICS

NEW YORK ARRIVALS AND CLEARANCES FOR NOVEMBER, 1840. A Table, showing the number of vessels which arrived at and cleared from the port of

New York during the month of November, 1840.

[Prepared monthly for the Merchants' Magazine. I

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Barks. Awer | Ships.

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Liverpool, London, Havre,..... Amsterdam,.. Antwerp,.. Bermuda, Bordeaux, Bremen, Bristol, (England) British America, Cadiz,....... Campeachy, Canton, Cardiff, (Wales,). Cronstadt, Cuba, Curacoa, Demerara, Gefle, .. Glasgow, Greenock, Hamburg, Honduras, Ivica, Jamaica, Lisbon, Malaga, Manilla, Maracaibo, Mexico, Montevideo,... Newcastle,.. Paru,... Porto Cabello, Porto Rico,... Rio de Janeiro, Rotterdam,..... San Juan, Sicily, Sisal, Stockholm. St. Croix,.. St. Domingo, St. Petersburg,... St. Thomas,... Trieste,.... Turks Island,...

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COMMERCE OF PORTO RICO, 1839.
TRADE, COMMERCE, AND NAVIGATION OF THE ISLAND OF Porto Rico, FOR THE YEAR 1839,
as translated from the Noticioso y Lucero, of Harana, for the New Orleans Bulletin.
IMPORTATIONS.

EXPORTATIONS.
Groceries.

Products of the Island.
Liquors,.....
$290,020 62 Sugar,

$2,423,602 40 Provisions, 85,095 34 Coffee,

.853,836 20 Spices, 9,966 64 | Molasses,.

..496,757 99 Fruit, 22,777 67 | Rum, &c.,.

16,241 66 Breadstuffs, ..1,079,542 04 Tobacco,..

.172,813 58 Oils, 124,346 45 Cotton,.

.189,435 76 Fish,.. 250,521 74 Cattle,

.131,666 66 Other articles, 95,705 45 Other articles,...

..113,789 23 $1,957,865 96

$4,398,142 88 Manufactures.

Ultra Marine Productions. Cotton goods, .$844,018 55

$988,079 72 Woollen do.

69,590 00

Precious Metals. Linen do. 610,033 61

$130,389 00 Hides, &c.,

119,904 17 Silk goods,

93,766 89

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Grand total,

.$5,462,205 96 Grand Total,..... .$5,516,611 60 Do. do., 1838, 4,302,149 94 Do. do., 1838,..

5,254,945 69 Increase, 1839......... ..1,160,057 02 | Increase, 1839.......

.261,665 91 The importations and exp ons in ships of different nations, were as follows:

Imports. Erports. National Commerce in Spanish vessels,.

$725,740 40 $400,401 86 Foreign

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1,951,617 81 414,996 21 do do U. States do

1,192,670 87 2,588,482 84 do do English do

145,825 80 347,892 81 do French do

86,382 40 292,054 89 do do German do

193,966 05 266,694 74 do do Holland do

8,615 47 10,965 00 do do Portuguese do

833 75

832 25 do do Sweden and Denmark,..

44,715 48 211,877 33 Bonded,

1,111,848 93 982,413 57

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$5,462,206 96 $5,516,611 60 Of the productions of the island, comprising the principal articles of exportation, the following are the most important : Cotton,.... .lbs. 1,182,9331 | Molasses.....

galls. 3,311,7191 Sugar,.. .lbs. 69,245,783 Rum,

.hhds. 6491 Coffee, lbs. 8,536,362 Tobacco,

.Ibs. 4,320,3393 Hides,

.lbs.
678,640
Cattle,

8,891 Statement of the amount at the different ports of entry in the island: Porto Rico,

$4,149,785 13 Mayagnes,

1,632,523 22 Ponce......

1,800,413 69 Guayana,

1,302,616 36 Aguadilla,

608,574 51 Cabo Rojo,....

153,857 74 Fajardo,....

104,047 27 Other places,

1,216,000 64 $10,978,818 57

Gold coin,.......
Silver do

Imports and Exports of the Precious Metals.

Importation.
$683,301 50

48,041 37

Exportation. $ 1,104 00 129,285 00

$731,343 37

$130,380 00

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ARRIVALS

Excess for 1839,

$600,963 37 ;-or 11 per cent. cof the total importations !

On the preceding, the editor of the Noticioso y Lucero lectures thus :-" In all places, like causes produce like effects. The liberal policy, as regards the money market, en. joyed in the Island of Porto Rico, is unquestionably the sole cause of its present envi. able state of prosperity.

List of Clearances and Arrivals during 1839.
Vessels.
Arrirals.

Clearances. Spanish,......

675

642 American,

439

424 English,..

114

104 French,

88 German,

16

12 Holland,

9 Baltic,..

49

42 Portuguese,..

2

3 1392

1322 The tonnage of the above is as follows:

CLEARANCES.
Vessels. Tonnage.

Vessels. Tonnage. Spanish,

675
28,975 Spanish,

612 27,097) Foreign,.. 717 87,422 Foreign,

680 83,448 1392 116,397

1322 110,445) In the year 1838, the arrivals were 1,201 vessels of all nations, the tonnage of which was 101,609); the clearances were 1,313 vessels ; tonnage, 104,098. This will leave an excess for 1839 of 101 vessels, and of 14,7181 tons for the arrivals; and for the clear. ances, of 9 vessels and 6,4474 tons.

Maritime rentes for 1839. Duties on importations,

$734,761 31 Duties on exportations,

241,062 08 Duties on anchorage and tonnage,.

88,758 85

$1,064,582 24 Duties in the year 1838......

919,205 56 Increase for 1839........

$145,376 68 The preceding summary, says the Noticioso y Lucero, shows most conclusively that the Island of Porto Rico, like Cuba, is in a state of increasing prosperity.

COMMERCE OF QUEBEC. Comparative statement of arrivals at the port of Quebec in the years 1839 and 1840, to the undermentioned dates, inclusive.

Vessels. Tonnage. 1840-October 3,.....

1,130 388,448 1839–October 5,.........

909 303,311

Increase in favor of 1840,...

221

85 137

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