Report on the Internal Commerce of the United States

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Contents

The shipmknt of cotton via Gulf ports via South Atlantic ports
33
The manufacturing industries of California
34
The customs districts and foreign commerce of California
35
The navigation interests of California
38
The grain fleet of California
39
Inland navigation of California
43
The railroads of California
45
Steamship lines engaged in trade at the port of San Francisco 1885 569
46
The railroad problem of California
47
The transcontinental railroa d traffic of California
50
The State of Oregon
52
The principal industries of Oregon
58
The production of wheat in Oregon and in the adjacent Territo ries of Washington and Idaho
59
The pastoral interests of Oregon
62
Wool
64
a The Southern district of Oregon
65
dThe district of Willaniette
66
fobxign ownership op land within tilk ranqk and ranch cattle area 138
68
Washington Territory
71
Part 2
75
The overland movement of cotton
77
Shipments of cotton to South Atlantic and Gulf ports
80
and overland on railroads crossing the ohio and mlssissipi Rivers
83
Cotton rkquired for manufacture bv Northern mills and by Southern mills
85
Southern consumption of cotton
86
The Northern movement of cotton
87
The exportation of cotton to foreign countries
88
Exports of cotton from Northern and from Southern ports
89
Cotton required for home manufacture and for exportation to foreign countries
90
Weights of the cotton crops of the United States
91
Part 3
95
Range and ranch cattle area of Texas
96
The western and northwestern range and ranch cattle area of the United States
99
The conditions which appear to determine the limited amount of precipitation of moisture throughout the socalled dry area of the interior of the Unit...
101
b The practicability of increasing the amount of rainfall throughout the great interior dry area
104
Characteristics of the range and ranch cattle area with respect to temperature
106
The relations of the range and ranch cattlb business to the inter ests of the Indians
107
The occupancy of land by herdsmen in the Indian Territory and on Indian reservations
108
Capacity of the ranges for grazing purposes
113
Profitableness of the range and ranch cattle business
114
The breeding of cattle on the northern ranges
115
Facts bearing upon the general question as to the shipment of Texas cattle to the northern ranges
129
Concluding remarks in regard to the quarantining of Texas cattle
131
The range and ranch cattle business and its relations to the pub lic domain
133
Concluding remarks in regard to the occupancy of the public
143
The cost of transporting cattle to eastern markets bv rail
154
The exportation of cattle and beef products to foreign countries
160
Statement prepared by Mr E V Sinalley of Saint Paul Minn in
167
Statements prepared by Mr Theodore J McMinn in regard to the range
184
Statement prepared by Mr George B Loving of Fort Worth Tex
196
Statement prepared by Mr D W Hinkle of San Antonio Tex in regard
205
Letter addressed to the Chief of the Bureau of Statistics in regard to
211
Statement in regard to the average aunual rainfall of different points
217
Table prepared by the Chief Signal Officer of the United States Army
221
Quarantine law of the State of Kansas against Texas cattle
228
Recent acts of the Territory of New Mexico in regard to the quarantin
235
Statement in regard to the subject of grazing and of irrigation in
241
Statements furnished by Mr Albert Fink chairman of the joint execu
248
A bill to establish a quarantined livestock trail and to regulate com
254
Statement furnished by Mr George Olds general traffic manager of
256
Letter addressed to the Chief of the Bureau of Statistics by Mr W
262
Statement in regard to Chicago beefpacking and the Chicago beef
268
Number of acres certified as patented for railroads up to June 30 1884
274
Statement by Mr W H Miller secretary of the Kansas City Board
283
Statement showing the exports from the United States of cattle
286
Statement in regard to the early shipments of cattle and dressed beef
292
Information furnished by Mr Morris Marcus secretary of the Chamber
303
Rail rates for the transportation of wheat in California The value
320
Number and value of grain bags consumed in California each year from
326
A review of the commerce of the city of Baltimore cContinued
330
Taxation debt c of nine of the principal cities
347
Statement prepared by Mr William Thurstone in regard to the canals
403
Statement prepared by Mr William Thurstone cContinued
468
Buffalo elevating and storage rates
489
Statement in regard to the commercial industrial and transportation
501
Statement prepared by Mr W H Miller secretary and treasurer
508
Statement prepared by Charles Burdett Hart in regard to the com
517
Statement in regard to the depth of water at the mouth of the Missis
525
Statement of freight from stations west of El Paso Tex consigned
526
Statement in regard to the cost of the canals of the State of New York
535
Report in regard to the manufacturing industries of the city of
551
The leasing of the lines of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company
561

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Page 426 - ... a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills ; a land of wheat, and barley, and vines, and...
Page 261 - ... a sum not less than one thousand nor more than five thousand dollars...
Page 135 - ... citizens of the United States, or persons who have declared their intention to become citizens, which homesteads have been made, improved, and used for agricultural purposes, and upon which there have been no valuable mines of gold, silver, cinnabar, or copper- discovered, and which are properly agricultural lands, the...
Page 229 - It shall be the duty of the prosecuting attorney of the proper county to prosecute on behalf of the State all criminal cases arising under this act. SEC.
Page 229 - SEC. 9. All acts or parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed. " SEC. 10. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official state paper.
Page 261 - ... payable to the Governor and his successors in office conditioned for the faithful performance of his official duties to be approved by the Governor, and filed in the office of the Secretary of State.
Page 230 - Territory, or country south of the thirty-sixth paralM of north latitude, unless said cattle or horses have been held at some place north of the said parallel of latitude for a period of at least ninety days prior to their importation into this State, or...
Page 445 - From Allanburg to Port Colborne, a distance of 15 miles, there is only one channel, the old canal having been enlarged. From the head of the Welland canal there is a deep water navigation through Lake Erie, the Detroit river, Lake St.
Page 228 - ... day of December, the said officer shall advertise in the same manner as is by law provided in cases of sales of personal property, that he will sell such cattle or such portion...
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