The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review


Established by Freeman Hunt, this general commerce magazine sought to discuss "every subject that can be interesting or useful to the merchant." Subjects include commercial statistics; commercial regulations and treaties; statistics of population; railroads, canals, and roads; mercantile law, libraries and associations; currency; insurance; banking; navigation; U.S and foreign commerce; trade; and biographies of successful merchants.

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This monthly magazine ceased publication after December 1870, and was continued by the weekly Commercial and Financial Chronicle.

Editors: Freeman Hunt (1839-March 1858); Thomas Prentice Kettell (June 1858-1860); I. S. Homans and W. B. Dana (1861); W. B. Dana (1862-1870).

Notable contributors include Francis Wharton, George Tucker, James H. Lanman, J.W. Scott, and George S. Boutwell.


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