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Bishop, J. Leander (John Leander), 1820-1868 / A history of American manufactures from 1608 to 1860 : exhibiting the origin and growth of the principal mechanic arts and manufactures, from the earliest colonial period to the adoption of the Constitution ; and comprising annals of the industry of the United States in machinery, manufactures and useful arts, with a notice of the important inventions, tariffs, and the results of each decennial census
Volume 3 (1868)

Manufactures of New York and Brooklyn,   pp. 119-216


Page 119

MANUFACTURES OF NEW YORK.
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MANUFACTURES OF NEW YORK AND BROOKLYN.
[According to the census of 1860 the aggregate of production in New York City exceeded that of any
ther city in the Union. It is but fair to add, however, that the items of Printing, Book, Job and
Newspaper, amounting to over ten millins of dollars, and of Sugar Refining, amounting to over nine-
keen millions of dollars, caused ne excess of production.]
Manufactures.
Agricultural implements...
Alcohol...........................
Artificial flowers..............
Bakers' bread and crackers
Billiard tables..................
Bookbinding          and     blank
books...........................
Boots and shoes...............
Boxes, paper ...................
Brass founding ................
Britannia      ware................
Brushes.......................
Candles, adamantine........
Caps...............................
Cards, playing.................
Carpets....................
Carriages and coaches......
Cars and omnibuses.........
Chairs.............................
Chemicals........................
Cigars.............................
Cloaks and mantillas........
Clothing..........................
Coffee and spice grinding..
Confectionery...................
Coopering........................
Copper work...................
0       Cordage....              ........
Cared meats.....................
Drain pipe, pottery, etc....
Drugs, medicines, etc. ......
Earthenware.. .............
Edge tools........................
Embroideries....................
Engraving, plate and plate
printing.......................
Engraving, seal and die
sinking.........................
Engraving, wood.............
Envelopes........................
Firearms.........................
Fire engines....................
Fishing tackle & fish-hooks
No. of
Establish-
Brooklyn
and Wil-
ltamsburg,
Male     Female    Value of    Annual
ments.           Capital.                 hands.            bands.              Product.           Product.
1......         $5,000......             20......              ......      $33,500......         $256,000
1......       125,000......              20......              ......      500,000.             1,249,000
16......        237,200......             39......         390......        984,500......
205......         573,748                 998 .....         Ill......      4,367,993......          1,139,845
4......         49,000                 134......              ......       269,650 ......
37......        407,400......           530.....              .......     1,036,218......
491......      1,012,680......         3,644......          440......      3,869,058......            322,977
24......        121,496......            182               359......         438,996     .....
26......        178,259                 320......               ......       570,660                     5,000
3......         11,500                   14......              ......        31,000......
22   .....      283,100......            245......           15......        595,957......            14,780
2......       275,000......              91......            6......       414,000......           180,000
18  .....        67,050......            97......         134......         359,557......
2......         63,000......            51......           40......        154,000......
9......        766,200......           466......         580......         930,149
32......        179,800......            565......              ......       599,825......           112,500
1......       100,000......            125......              ......       125,000......
37......        304,425......            568......             6......       714,026......
5......         28,000......             24......              ......        82,500.....           459,800
162......         277,100......           843......            29......     1,114,451......            169,930
15.               81,700......            18......         379.....          618,400......
303......      5,6415,800......       10,954......      10,624...... 17,011,370                       210,486
11......        179,100. ....             81......            2......        426,184      .....      100,538
38......        352,150......           369......          117......      1,208,536......              37,720
43......        207,850......            484......              ......       533,160......           481,606
16......          75,700......          105......               ......       265,200......           131,434
10......          26,850......           140......           16   ....       190,600......        1,390,196
20......        678,000......           205......               ......    3,211,730......
7......         17,800                 158......             6             294,700......           372,605
13......        155,400......             68......           18......        480,200......            10,000
2  .....      160,000......            159......             8......       165,000......             45,000
5.              20,400......             33......              ......       55,812.
3......         11,000......              3......          78               56,216......
29......           48,850......            123......
36......           38,600......            127......
29......           49,650......            147......
9......        235,300......              110......
7......          26,300......              88.
4......           43,500......              73......
4......            8,900.                  10......
......       140,700......
2......         152,730......
......       138,666......
179......          602,700......
......         62,850......
......         68,850......
......         13,000......            157,000


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