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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 Cincinnati, Ohio,   pp. 459-467


Page 459

MANUFtCTURES OF THE            WNT. .
STATISTICS OF THE LEADING ARTICLES PRODUCED IN
THE WESTERN STATES, INCLUDING KENTUCKY, IN 1860.
1860.                1850.
Flour  and  M eal............................................................................  $96,038.794.........  $42,673,992
Spirituous Liquors distilled, 44,746,193  gallons...............................  10,927,591
Malt Liquors brewed, 1,173,576 barrels...........................  6,343,070
Lumber, sawed and planed...................................33271,793              14,577,250
Agricultural Implements......................................7,955,545             1,923,927
Pig Iron, 152,784 tons...............      ..........................  3,777,20
Bar and  other Rolled  Iron, 17,17 Itons .........................................  1,332.000
Machinery and Steam Engines..................................  8,233,876.........  8,625.317
Iron  Founding...........................................................................  6,170,984.........  3,839,987
Leather          .....................................................1,986,457    6,281,351
Boots and  Shoes........................                       9,465.205.........  6,141.520
Furniture...................................................6,674,839              3.9;0,993
Soap and Candles...............          .............................6,607,187    1,836,602
Cotton Goods, 22 mills     .........................................  1,642,107.........  1,269,403
Number of Spindles      ................................................  43,926
N um ber  of  Loom s.......................................................................  1071
W oolen  Goods, 633  mills............................................................  4,359,842.........  3,940,084
N um ber  of  Spindles....................................................................  22,979
Number of Looms................................................................. .. .  470
MANUFACTURES OF CINCINNATI, 01110.
EIn 1859 Mr. Charles Cist published a work on "Cincinnati as it is," in which he
stated that the manufacturing industry of that city yielded a value of $112,254,400
annually. In 1860 the same Mr. Cist was one of the Assistant Marshals for the
Eighth Census, and his return and those of his associates, when added, give for the
whole of Hamilton County a product of $46,691,617. We cas',tot reconcile the dis-
crepancy. We have no doubt whatever, knowing how             negligent census oflicials
are, that this return is below the truth, but we are equally confident that Cincin-
nati does not produce a hundred million of dollars yearly. The following are the
returns for Hamilton County, for the year ending June 1, 1860, as reported to us
from the Census Office.]
No. of                                              Talue of
Establish-  Capital    Cost ofiRaw   Male    Female    Annual
Manufactures.            ments.   Invested.     Material.   bands.  hands.   Poduet.
Agricultural Implements..........  2......  $13,000...... . $13,512......  27......  ......  $;3,200
Plows. and  Iarrows............  7......  150.100......  43,773......  1I......  ......  182.000
Reapers and  Mowers...........   1......  3,000......  I00......  4......  ......  6. 000
Alcohol.........  ................ 2.       .500     202.70.....   10......  ......  2 0,560
B;king Powder      .................. 2 ...  20.170......  11,155......  3......  ......  25,750
Bellows and Forges...............  2......  400......  7,200 ......  (......  ......  11,500
Ililliard  Tables........................... 2 .  1583.000......  158.71......  100......  ......   31  .000
Blackin,................................. .  1......  2,000......  7.000......  l ......  5  ....  :10  000
Boat Bluilding.............................  11......  160,00......  102.7 0 ......  232......  ......  2  .214
Bolts, Nuts, &e...................  2......  2o700......  18.O  2......  62......  ......  .2,000
Boots and  Shoes..........................280   402,100......  550.01:...... 1,573.   172......  1,3!2,!43
Boxes, Packing...................  7......  61.300......  42.S91 4...  49......  ......  73106
"  Pape................................I   10,000......  8000  20......  ......  20000
Brass Founding..................  9......  8-5,000.....  100. 0......  112......  ......  221 000
Bread ani Crackers.....................85  99,265...  52,622......  %W......  3...... 60,430


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