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Commercial.

Richmond Markets, Feb. 14, 1861.
There is not the slightest change in our markets since last Friday, save a fraction advance in Bacon. Commercial affairs remain in the condition of passiveness and incertitude which has characterized them for some months, and must so continue until some decisive measure for the pacification of the country shall be adopted.--Money matters unchanged.

Apples.--Northern $2.00@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

Bacon.--Demand moderate. We quote Sides 11 ½ cents; Shoulders 9 ½ cts.; plain Hams 12 ½ cts; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½ cents. Stock light.

Bags.--Seamless Bags, 25; Manchester do., 19@23; Gunny do., 12@14

Beans.--White $1.37 ½@1.50 per bushel.

Beeswax.--27 cts.

Brooms.--$2@3, according to quality.

Buckets, &c.--Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 per dozen; three-hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@$5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen.

Butter.--We quote good Butter at 20 to 25; inferior 8 to 10

Coffee.--We quote Rio 14@15 cents; Laguayra, 15 ½@16 cts.: Java 18 ½@19 cents; Mocha 18 cts.

Candles.--Tallow 13 ½@14 per lb.; Jackson' 14; Hull's 16; Adamantine 18@20; Sperm 45; Patent Sperm 54@56

Cement.--James River $1.70@1.80 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70@1.80.

Coal.--White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal, for grates, $7.50 per cart load of 25 bushels, per ton of 2,240 lbs. $8; Foundry do. $7 per ton of 2,240 lbs., Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hail $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14 per bushel.

Coke.--For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft lump; soft hail $4.50. Hard lump and hail $4.50.

Corn.--We still quote 60@65 cts. per bushel.

Corn Meal.--City Bolted Meal 75@80 cents; country 70@75 cts.

Cotton.--8 ½ to 12 cts.

Cotton Yarns, &c.--Cotton Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts.; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

Dried Fruit.--No arrivals. We quote nominally $1@1.25 per bushel.

Flour.--There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales con-fined to home consumption. We quote $6.25@6.50 for Superfine; Extra $6.75@7; Family $7.50@7.75.

Feathers.--Dull at 44@45 cts.

Fertilizers.--We quote Peruvian $58; Ruffin's Phosphor Peruvian $50 per ton; Aa Mexican $25; Elide Island $45; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Nevassa or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano $50; Rhodes' Super Phosphate of Lime $46.50 per ton; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50 per ton; Hartman's (Richmond) Ammoniated Super Phosphate Lime $40 per ton; do. Manipulated Guano $50 per ton; do. Bone Dust $38 per ton.

Fish.--New Nova Scotia Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; No. 1 Halifax Cut Herrings $3.25@3.50, from store. No North Carolina in market. Mackerel, large No. 3, new, $8.50; small do. $5.

Flaxseed.--$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

Flour Barrels.--45 to 50 cts. for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

Fruit.--Oranges: Havana $2 per bbl. Lemons: $3.50@4.00 per box. Raisins: Bunch $2.75@$3; layers $3@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cents per box, according to quality. Figs 10@20 cents per lb.

Ginseng--35@40 cents, and in demand.

Grass Seeds.--We quote prime Clover Seed $6.50 for new; $6@6.25 for old. Timothy $4@4.25 per bushel. Orchard Grass $2.

Gunpowder.--Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3.75; Eagle Canister $14.25; Fff Canister $8.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

Hay.--$1.10@1.15 per cwt.

Hides.--Salted 8 ½@9 cents; dry 11@13 cts. Calf Skins, green, $1 @1.12. South American, none.

Hoop Poles.--Flour bbl. $7.50@9 per 1,000; hhd. poles, $15.

Iron and Nails.--Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes$400 per ton; English refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $95. Cut Nails 3 ¼@3 ½ cts. per lb.

Lard.--Prime Western Leaf, in bbls., 12 cents; Baltimore 12 ½ cents; kegs 12 ½@13 cents, all for new.

Lead.--We quote 6 ½@6 ½ cents per lb. for pig; bar 6 ½@7 cts.

Leather.--We quote good stamp, middle weights, 23@24 cts. per lb.; over weights 22@23 cts.; light 23@23 ½c.; good damaged 21; poor 15@18; upper leather $2.00@3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35@35; Skirting, in the rough, 25@28; finished 31@35

Lime.--85 to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12 ½; Virginia 90 @$1.

Liquors.--Brandy: Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25@7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2 ½@4 ½; Sazerac $3 ¼@7; Hennessey $3 ½@7 ½; Peach scarce at $1 ¼@2 ¼; Virginia Apple 60 @65 cts.; do., old, 75@$1.50; Northern do. 55@85 cts.; imitation 45 @47 ½ cts. Rum: New England 40@45 for mixed; 50 @55 for pure. Gin: Holland $1.20@1.75.

Lumber.--Clear White Pine $45; refused do. $29; merchantable $20@25 per M. One inch Yellow Pine Plank $10@12; three-quarter do. $9@11; 1 ¼ do. $14 @16; 1 ½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16@20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12 ½@13 cts. each; all heart 18@25 cts. Shingles $5@6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; Poplar $20@25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25@28. Dressed Flooring, Southern, $28@30. Laths $2.25 to $2.37 per M for sawed. on the wharf.

Molasses.--New Orleans 45 cts.; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 33@37 ½ cts.; in hhds., 25@30 cts.; English Island 37 ½ cts.; Ochenhousen's 28 cts.

Oats.--30@35 cts. per bushel.

Offal.--Bran 20 cts.; Shorts 25 cts.; Brown Stuff 35 cts.; and Ship Stuff 65 cts. per bus.

Onions.--Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels; Silver-skin $2 ½.

Peas.--None in market.

Plaster.--Lump — We quote at $5 per ton. Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose $7.50.

Potatoes.--We quote Northern 60@65 cts. per bushel.

Rice.--5@5 ½ cts.

Rosin.--$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

Rye.--We quote 60@65 cts. per bus.

Sugars.--New Orleans Sugar we quote 7 ½@8 cents; Cuba 7 ½@8 ½ cents; Porto Rico 8@9 ¼ cents; Loaf 11@11 ¼ cents; Crushed and Powdered 10 ¼ cents; Coffee Sugar: A 10 cents; B 9 ½ cents; Extra C 9 ¼c.

Salt.--Last sales from wharf $1.65; from store $1.75 per sack.

Saltpetre.--9@10 cts. per lb.

Seneca Root.--35@37 ½ cts.

Shot.--7@7 ¼ cts. cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and back.

Starch.--Corn 6@6 ½ cts.; Pearl 7@8 ½ cts.

Staves.--Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $5 per thousand; Machine cut $7 @8.

Tobacco.--Sales still limited, at former quotations. We notice the sales of some Lugs and common Leaf Lugs, $1.75@2.50; Leaf $3@4.50; some stemming Leaf $6 @9.50; no fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of inferior quality.

Wheat.--Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.55 for White; $1.30@ $1.35 for Red.

Whiskey.--Richmond Reclined 21 ½@22 ½ cents; Stearns' Old Malted Rye $1.50; other qualities 75 cts.@$1.50 per gallon.

Wines.--Port, Burgundy $1@$2.50 per gallon; Port Juice $2.50@$4. Madeira, Sicily 45@$1.75; Old Maderia $2.50 @$4. Sherry, Permartin, Dun and Gordon, Amoutilado, $2@ $6.

Wool.--Wholesale: Oak $3.50@$3.75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail Oak $5; Pine $4.50.

Wool.--Tub Washed sold at 35@37; unwashed third less. Fleece as in quality.

Freights.

Foreign.--Nothing to add relative to foreign freights.

Domestic.--The following are the present rates as coastwise freights:

New York.Boston.Philad'A.
Coal, per ton$1.50$1.75$1.25
Flour, per bbl.202520
Tobacco, per hhd2.503.002.50
Tobacco., per box202525

Coal to Baltimore, 3 cts per bushel; Flour 12 ½ cts per bbl.

Cattle, Hogs, Sheep, &c.

Beef.--sales this week at $3@4.25 for good to prime Cattle. A very few bought at the latter price. Market well supplied.

Sheep.--we quote sales at $2.50 to $3 per head for ordinary Sheep, and $4.50 to $5 per cwt. Gross for the best quality.

Hogs.--sales of corn-fed at $8@8.50 per cwt.; distillery-fed $7.50@8.

money Matters.

we give below the best quotations we can obtain:

‘ Exchange on the North is scarce and rates lower. We quote on New York 5 ½; Philadelphia 5 ¼, and Baltimore 4 ½ per cent. Premium.

North and South Carolina Bank Notes 2@2 ½ per cent. Discount. Planters' and Miners' Bank of Murphy (N. C.) 20 per cent. Discount.

specie 4 ½@5 per cent. Premium.

List of Virginia Bank Notes Bankable in Richmond.

all the Banks located in Richmond, and the branches of such as have branches.

List of Virginia Bank Notes Unbankable in Richmond.

the Notes of the foregoing Banks are bought by the brokers of this city at 1 per cent. Discount.

Virginia Bank Notes that are at twenty-five per cent. Discount.

the Notes of the following Banks are 25 per cent. Discount:

There are probably few, if any, of the notes of the last named Bank afloat, as it has been discredited for some years.

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