The city has also a large trade in cotton, the annual receipts averaging about ioo,000 bales.
In the same period Spain received exports from France averaging 4,700,000.
The first ledge rising from the ocean floor has depth averaging 8000 ft.
West of Port Phillip the fall is less, averaging 20 in.
These " Poor Richard's Almanacks " were issued for the next twenty-five years with remarkable success, the annual sale averaging Io,000 copies, and far exceeding the sale of any other publication in the colonies.