Full Chisel Blog

July 26, 2012

Price of Goods in Boston, March 6, 1856 part 2

 

From the Boston Press and Post

 

 

DUCK, per piece

Alexandrotsky             none

Billibins                      — @ —

Chepotchkins               — @ —

D. Bruisgins                — @ —

Gontsharoff                 none

I Bruisgins                   none

Kinoploff                     none

Massaloff                    none

Plotnikoff                    12 50 @ 13 50

Serikoff                       none

Ravens, Imp.               none

Do, light                      7 62 @ 7 75

Do, heavy                    9 62 @ 9 75

 

DYE STUFFS, per pound

Cochineal                    1 06 @ 1 15

Indigo, Bengl best       1 20 @ 1 40

Do, do, mid                 1 00 @ 1 18

Do, do, Inferior           — 50 @ — 95

Do, Guatemala          — 80 @ 1 20

Do, Manila, prime       — 60 @ 1 00

Logwood, Campeachy, per ton  — @ —

Do, St. Domingo          20 00 @ 21 00

Fustic, Cuba                35 00 @ 40 00

Do, Maracaibo                        — @ —

Do, Savanilla              21 00 @ 24 00

Do, Tampico               — @ —

Brazilletto                   23 00 @ 25 00

Camwood                    — @ —

Hache Wood               37 50 @ 43 00

Nicaragua, Coromandel — @ —

Do, Lima                     62 00 @ 72 00

Sapan Wood                55 00 @ 62 00

Indian Coast do           28 00 @ 32 00

 

GLUE, per pound

American                     — 10 @ — 18

Chinese                       — 18 @ — 17

Russia                         — 14 @ — 18

 

GRINDSTONES, per ton

Finished                      20 00 @ 30 00

Rough                          — @ —

 

GUNNY BAGS, each

No. 1                           — @ —

No. 2                           — @ —

No. 3                           — 14 @ — 14 ½

 

GUNNY CLOTH, per yard – 12 ½ @ — 13

 

HIDES, per pound

Buenos Ayres, dry salted        — 25 ½ @ — 26

Do, wet do                              — 13 ¼ @ — 13 ½

Chili                                        — @ —

Maranham                               — @ —

Maracaibo                               — @ —

Montevideo                             — 25 ½ @ — 26

Pernambuco, dry salted           — @ —

Porto Cabello                          — 19 @ — 19 ½

Rio Grande                              — 25 @ — 25 ½

Truxillo                                   — 19 @ — 19 ½

California                                — @ —

West India                               — @ —

African                                    — 15 @ — 24

New Orleans                           — 15 @ — 15 ½

Deerskins                                — 18 @ — 47 ½

Calcutta, buffalo                      — 13 ½ @ — 14

Do, cow, dry, salted each        — 90 @ 1 00

Do, do, wet, do                       1 12 @ 1 22

Buenos Ayres, horse               1 37 @ 1 62

Goatskins, Cape Good Hope, per pound

24 ½ @ — 25 ½

Do, c. de Verds                       — @ —

Do, Calcutta                            — @ —

Do, Curacoa                            — 45 @ — 50

Do, Patna                                 — 19 @ — 21

Do, Madras                             — 25 @ — 28

 

HONEY, per gallon

Cuba                                        — 72 @ — 80

 

IVORY, per pound

Prime                                       1 50 @ 1 75

Scrivellas                                1 00 @ 1 30

 

LEATHER, per pound

Boston, slaughter                     — 20 @ — 25

Eastern, dry hide                     — @ —

Do, Slaughter                          — @ —

New York, light                      — 23 @ — 24 ½

Do, middling                           — 23 ½ @ — 25 ½

Do, heavy                                — 20 ½ @ — 23

Philadelphia City                    — 25 @ — 31

Do, Country                             — 25 @ — 28

Baltimore City                         — 28 @ — 31

Do, dry hide                            — 25 @ — 27

Calfskins curried                     — 70 @ — 80

Do, In rough                            — 57 @ — 60

Neats, thick waxed, per foot    — 15 @ — 18

Do, light, do                            — 11 @ — 18

Do, heavy, do                          — @ —

Kip                                          — @ —

Black grain                              — @ —

 

NAILS, per pound, 6 mos.

Cut, assorted                           — 4 @ — 4 ½

Do, 3d                                     — @ —

Do, 4th [sic]                               — @ —

 

NAVAL STORES, per bbl

Rosin, extra                             3 75 @ 4 50

Do, No. 1                                2 50 @ 3 50

Do, No. 2                                2 00 @ 2 12

Do, Common, 6 mos.               1 85 @ 1 90

Pitch                                        2 25 @ 2 50

Tar, Wilmington                      3 00 @ 3 25

Do, North Co.                          2 75 @ 3 00

Spirit of Turpentine, per gallon cash   — 44 @ — —

Varnish, bright             — 16 @ — 17

 

OIL, per gallon

Lard Oil                                  — 80 @ 1 10

Neats Foot                               — 75 @ — 95

Sperm, Fall and Spring, un-bleached and bleached 1 90 @ 1 95

Winter, bleached and un-bleached 2 00 @ 2 10

Do, crude, cash                       1 80 @ 1 85

Linseed, Dutch                         — @ —

Do, English                             — 87 @ — 85

Do, American                          — 85 @ — —

Red Oil                                   — 67 @ — 68

Pine                                         — @ —

Olive, Sicily                            1 17 @ 1 18

Palm, per pound                      — 10 @ 11 10 ½

Straits, per bbl                        24 00 @ — —

Bank                                        23 25 @ 23 50

Shore                                       22 00 @ — —

Florence, per case                   — @ —

More good stuff.

Stephen

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