City Of Saint Louis.
EdwardTracy, , President .
Henry VonPhul, , Vice-President .
JohnFord, , Secretary and Treasurer .
Established and recommended for general adoption, when
no agreement exists to the contrary.
|On Sales of Merchandise or Produce,||5|
|On Sales of Lead,||21/2|
|Guarantee of Sales, on Time,||21/2|
|For Purchasing and Shipping Merchandise or Pro-
duce, with Funds in hand, on the aggregate cost
|For Accepting Drafts, or Endorsing Notes, or Bills
of Exchange, without Funds, Produce, or Bills of
Lading in hand,
|For Cash Advances, in all cases, even with Produce
or Bills of Lading, (and interest from date),
|For Shipping to another Market, Produce, or Mer-
chandise, upon which Advances have been made,
|For Negotiating Drafts or Notes, as Drawer or En-
|On Sale or Purchase of Stocks,||1|
|On Sale or Purchase of Boats, without guarantee,||21/2|
|For Procuring Freights, on the amount of freight,||5|
|" Chartering Boats,||21/2|
|" Collecting Freights or Accounts,||21/2|
|" Collecting delayed and litigated Accounts,||5|
|" Collecting Dividends on Stocks,||1/2|
|" Adjusting Insurance losses,||21/2|
|For Receiving and Remitting Moneys from which
no other remuneration is derived,
|" Effecting Insurance, when the premium amounts
to forty dollars, or less,
|" Effecting Insurance, when the premium exceeds
forty dollars on the amount of premium,
|On Outfits and Disbursements,||21/2|
☞ The above Commissions to be exclusive of 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 proprietors of the goods.
Interest to be charged at the rate of Ten per cent, per
annum on all debts, after maturity, until paid.
For Receiving and Forwarding Goods, exclusive of charges
|Sugar, per hhd.||$00 50|
|Tobacco, per hhd.||50|
|Pork, Beef, and Whiskey, in bbls., per bbl.||10|
|Flour, Beans, Wheat, Beeswax, &c. " "||61/4|
|Corn, Wheat, Salt, &c., per sack.||4|
|Lead, per pig,||2|
|Merchandise, assorted, per 100 lbs.pounds||10|
|Lard, per keg,||4|
|Gunpowder, per keg,||25|
|Carriages, each,||5 00|
|Gigs, "||3 00|
And other articles in proportion.
|On each hogshead of Tobacco,||00 50|
|" " " Sugar,||50|
|" " " Molasses,||75|
|" " " Bacon,||371/2|
|" " " pipe or hhd. Liquor,||50|
|On each hogshead of Oil,||50|
|" " tierce Oil,||371/2|
|" " " Rice or Flaxseed,||25|
|" " bbl. Salt,||8|
|" " bbl. Oil, Molasses, or Foreign Liquors,||121/2|
|" " " Whiskey, Cider, Sugar, Fish, Lard,
Pork or Beef,
|" " Flour, Apples, Bread and Beans,||61/4|
|" " 100 lbs.pounds Bacon, in boxes,||8|
|" " keg of Lard,||3|
|" " box Soap or Candles,||3|
|" " box Wine,||61/4|
|" " box Raisins or drum Figs,||3|
|" " box Window Glass,||5|
|" " half box do||3|
|" " 100 pounds Hempen Yarn,||5|
|" " 100 " Hemp, in bales,||61/4|
|" " 100 " Bale Rope,||5|
|" " piece of Bagging, 50 yds.yards or less, (longer
|" " 100 pounds Cordage, (tarred or white,)||5|
|" " 100 " Salted Hides||61/4|
|" " 100 " Dried do,||10|
|" " crate and cask Queensware (small size,)||25|
|" " do do do (large size,)||371/2|
|" " bag Coffee, Pepper and Pimento,||10|
|On each 100 pounds Iron, Steel, Lead and Shot,||5|
|" " 100 " manufactured Tobacco,||61/4|
|" " 100 " Dry Goods, or other Mer-
chandise, in assorted lots,
|" " baa Salt, (larce size.)||10|
|" " do do (small size,)||61/4|
|" " kee White Lead,||2|
|" " Nails.||5|
|" " ton Dye-wood,||1 00|
|" " hamper Bottles,||181/4|
|" " ream writing and wrapping Paper,||1|
|" " cask Cheese,||8|
|" " 100 pounds Tea,||10|
Other articles in proportion.
For the second and succeeding months, one-half of the
above Rates to be charged. The rule, under the head
"Commissions," respecting fire, robbery, theft, &c. to ap-
ply, also, in the case of Storage.
|Under 150 tons,||10|
|Over 150 " and less than 300 tons,||20|
|Over 300 " and less than 400 tons,||25|
|Over 400 " and upwards,||30|
|St. Louis city, and suburbs,||(taken 1837,)||14,253|
|Bonhomme township,||(taken October, 1836,)||2,271|
|St. Ferdinand township,||do.||3,139|
|St. Louis township,||do.||1,127|
Flour, and Ganger of Domestic Liquors.
Jos. S.Pease, ,
Jos. W.Walsh, .
Louis V.Bogy, ,
M. LewisClark, .
John M.Wimer, .
B. W.Ayres, ,
C. J.Carpenter, M.D.
of St. Louis.
Charles and Fourth streets.]
and Pine streets.]
street and Washington avenue.]
baddie and Soulard streets.
Charity,—[Corner of Walnut and Third streets.]
For the purpose of aiding in the maintenance and educa-
tion of destitute orphan boys, under the care
of the Sisters of Charity.
enue and Green street, block 173.]
Note.—This market is the property of a joint stock
No. 15, south side of Chestnut street, corner of Second.
Wilson P.Hunt, , Postmaster .
☞ Office open on Sundays, for delivery, one hour and
a half—say from half-past 12 'till 2, p.m. On all other
days, from sunrise 'till sunset.
Persons wishing to pay postage on letters to be sent,
can, at any time when the office is shut, envelope the mon-
ey with the letter and drop it in the box, which will in
6 cents for any distance not exceeding 30 miles
10 cents, if over 30 and not exceeding 80 miles
12½ cents, if over 80 and not exceeding 150 miles
18¾ cents, if over 150 and not exceeding 400 miles
25 cents, if over 400 miles.
Double letters are charged double; treble letters, treble;
and quadruple letters, quadruple these rates.
Postage on heavier packages, in proportion.
Not carried over 100 miles, or for any distance within
the State where they are printed, are charged one cent
each. If carried over 100 miles, and out of the State
where they are printed, one and a halt cents each.
Carried not over 100 miles, one cent a sheet
Carried over 100 miles, two cents a sheet.
Those not periodicals, for 100 miles or less, four cents a
sheet. Those not periodicals, over 100 miles, six cents per
No deduction will be made on postage of letters charged
double, treble, or quadruple, unless they are opened in the
presence of the post master, his assistant, or some one be-
longing to the office.
nut and Pine.
street, corner of Oak.
et and Third streets.
Gaty, Coonce & Beltzhoover , Proprietors .
Situated on north First street, first square above the Mis-
Kingslands & Lightner , Proprietors .
Situated on Third street, north of the new market.