Sidebilder
PDF

EXCHANGE BETWEEN LONDON AND THE UNITED STATES.

CONTINUED.

AMSTERDAM remitted to London for negotiation, compared with a direct remittance at 60 days eight, exclusive of commission.

Amsterdam at London.

United States quotation of Amsterdam per Florin.
(Its. 39 301 3M 391 40 40} 40i

[ocr errors]
[merged small][table]

United States quotation of Amsterdam per Florin.
Cls. 41 411 41* 411 42 424 43 43i

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors]
[merged small][merged small][merged small][table]

To Reduce I40LLARS To Poonds Steri.ino.—From one-fourth of the number of dollar* deduct 10 per cent, of that 4th, and the remainder will be pounds, and the decimals of a pound* Example. Required the value of $444.14 in pounds sterling. ,th = liili 10 per cent. = 11.11

£100.00 An«

Not*. The value of a British silver shilling in the United States it 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 NotembT, 1840.

[Prflpnraii roonthiy for the Merchant?' Magazine.?

[graphic]
[table]

COMMERCE OF PORTO RICO, 1839. Trade, Commerce, And Navigation Of The Island Of Porto Rico, For Thb Year 1839, as translated from the Noticioso y Lucero, of Havana, for the New Orleans Bulletin.

[merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][graphic][merged small]

Increase, 1839, 1,160,057 02 | Increase, 1839...

The importations and exportations in ships of different nations, were i

Imports.

National Commerce in Spanish vessels, $725,740 40

Foreign do do

do do U. States

do do English

do do French

do do German

do do Holland

do do Portuguese do

do do Sweden and Denmark,.

Bonded........ ,

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

$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:

[ocr errors]

Molasses galls. 3,311,719}

Rum, Ihds. 649j

Tobacco lbs. 4,320,3394

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 Roio 153,857 74

Faiardo,. 104,047 27

Other places >. 1,216,000 64

[ocr errors]

Imports and Exports of the Precious Metalt.

Importation.

Gold coin, „ $683,301 50

Silver do; ;- 48,041 37

Exportation. $ 1,104 00 129,285 00

$731,343 37 $130,380 00

Excess for 1839 $600,963 37 ;—or 11 per cent, li

the total importations!

On the preceding, the editor of the Noticioso y Laccro lectures thus:—" In all places, like causes produce like effects. The liberal policy, as regards the money market, enjoyed in the Island of Porto Rico, is unquestionably the sole cause of its present enviable state of prosperity.

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

Spanish, - 675

American, 439

English 114

French, 88

German, 16

Holland, 9

Baltic, 49

Portuguese,: 2

1392

The tonnage of the above is as follows:

ARRIVALS.

Vessels. Tonnage.

Spanish 675 28,975

Foreign, 717 87,422

[ocr errors]

Vessels.

Spanish, 642

Foreign, 680

[ocr errors][ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

116,397

In the year 1838, the arrivals were 1,201 vessels of all nations, the tonnage of which was 101,6094; the clearances were 1,313 vessels; tonnage, 104,098. This will leave an excess for 1839 of 101 vessels, and of 14,718$ tons for the arrivals; and for the clearances, of 9 vessels and 6,4474 tons.

Maritime rentes for 1839.

Duties on importations, $734,761 31

Duties on exportation 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

« ForrigeFortsett »