Commercial Directory: Containing, a Topographical Description, Extent and Productions of Different Sections of the Union, Statistical Information Relative to Manufactures, Commercial and Port Regulations, a List of the Principal Commercial Houses, Tables of Imports and Exports, Foreign and Domestic; Tables of Foreign Coins, Weights and Measures, Tariff of Duties

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J.C. Kayser & Company, 1823 - United States - 283 pages
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Page 51 - A tract from 5 to 20 miles wide, along the Ohio river, through the whole length of the state, is hilly and broken, but has a good soil. Between this tract...
Page 220 - And that it shall be lawful for any person or persons having a right to demand any sum of money, upon a protested bill of exchange, to commence and prosecute an action of debt, for principal, damages, interest and charges of protest, against the drawers...
Page 135 - On articles on which the rate is fixed by .weight, it is understood to be on the gross weight, and on Liquors, Oil, &c. on which the rate refers to gallons, it is understood to be on the whole capacity of the casks, whether full or not. — The proprietor of Goods to be at the expense of putting them in store, stowing away, and turning out of store.
Page 52 - The whole state, below the mountains, rests on an immense bed of limestone, usually about eight feet below the surface. There are every, where apertures in this limestone, through which the waters of the rivers sink into the earth. The large rivers of Kentucky, for this reason, are more diminished during the dry season, than those of any part of the United States, and the small streams entirely disappear.
Page 135 - Buoy on the eastern ridge near the bar, and conducts and moors safely such vessel to a proper wharf, or from the city to the southward or eastward of said buoy, is entitled by law to the following rates, to wit : — For vessels of the...
Page 133 - The above commissions to be exclusive of the guarantee of debts for sales on credit, storage, brokerage, and every other charge actually incurred. — The risk of loss by fire, unless Insurance be ordered, and of robbery, theft, and other unavoidable occurrences, if the usual care be taken to secure the property, is in all cases to be borne by the proprietor of the goods.
Page 133 - The risk of loss by fire, unless insurance be ordered, and of robbery, theft, and other unavoidable occurrences, if the usual care be taken to secure the property, is in all cases to be borne by the proprietor of the goods. When bills are remitted for collection, and are returned under protest, for non-acceptance or non-payment, the same commission to be charged as though they were duly honored. On consignments of merchandise, withdrawn or reshipped, full commission to be charged to the extent of...

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