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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 Pittsburgh,   pp. 96-112


Page 96

96                MANUFACTURES OF PITTSBURGH.
MANUFACTURES OF PITTSBURGH.
rhe following are the statistics of the manufactures of Allegheny
county, according to the census of 1860.
No. of
Establish- Capital
ments.     Invested.
Agricultural implements.........
Bags......................................
Bolts, nuts, etc.......................
Boots and         shoes......................
Brass founding........................
Brick     ....................................
Carriages................................
Chemicals..............................
Cigars....................................
Clothing.................................
Confectionery.........................
Copper...................................
Cotton      goods...........................
Flour and        meal......................
Furniture, cabinet...................
"         chairs.....................
Glass ware..............................
Glue......................................
Hardware, locks, etc...............
Hats and        caps........................
Hosiery.................................
Instruments, optical...............
"            surgical.............
Iron, bar and          shoot.................
Iron, pig................................
Iron     founding.........................
"    stove founding................
Iron     forging...........................
Iron     railing............................
Japanned         ware.......................
Jewelry.................................
Leather..................................
Liquors, distilled.....................
" malt........................
rectified....................
Lumber, planed......................
"        sawed.......................
Machinery, steam engines, etc..
Millinery, etc.........................
Military      equipments...............
Mineral water........................
Nails.....................................
Oil, linseed.............................
Patent medicines....................
Picture frames........................
Pottery       ware..........................
Printing.................................
Provisions, pork, beef, etc.
Rope and        cordage....................
Salt.......................................
Sand, washed......................
Cost of
Raw Ma-      Male      Female    Value of
terial.     Hands.   Hands.    Product.
11......       $160,500......            $91,995......         128......           ......     $217,383
1......         10,000......             37,858......            8......       7......          75,000
3......          85,000......           85,950......           84......          ......       193,000
178......         185,975......           179,359......          614......       64......        457,685
7......          95,200......            64,967......        129......           ......       126,346
25......          89,250......            27,179......         290......          ......       247,020
13......          53,750......            40,808......         140......         .......        121,695
2......        206,000......             83,960......        307......           ......       202,000
28......          93,900......            63,853......         158......           ......       138,456
61......        461,450......           539,345......          707......1,050......          1,110,831
2......           9,500......            15,000......            6......        6......         24,375
3......        970,000......           669,380......           75......         ......       807,768
5......        925,000......           683,643......         301.           870......       1,076,333
52......        452,500......         1,197,148......          120......           ......    1,335,741
20......         152,150......            50,819......         273......          ......       212,075
4......         10,150......            17,000 ......          34......          ......         40,664
18......      1,867,600......            699,619......       2,119......           ......     2,075,143
5......          63,700......            47,165 ......         46......          ......         94,050
15......        421,300......            179,734 ......        543......           ......       547,253
6......         26,100......              9,160......          12......        9......          23,675
3......           5,000......             4,400 ......           9......         ......           8,800
1......           5,000......                506......           2......         ......          2,100
1......          10,000.....              1,000 ......           5......         ......         10,000
13......      3,380,000......         2,116,311......        2,323......           ......     3,761,683
3......        233,000......           195,620 ...... R      150......           ......       265,800
17......         742,000......           313,562......         544......         ........       824,480
5......        330,000......           131,245 ......        314......           ......       381,750
1......         11,000     .....          6,800......            7......         ......         12,795
1......           6,000......             4,975......            8......         ......         12,000
2......          54,000                  23,452......          51......        3......          57,500
3......           5,900......                775 ......          4......         ......           3,500
27......        282,300......            350,986......         167......           ......       452,467
3......           3,000......             5,430......           4......        .......          10,000
32......         354,400......           290,937......         177......           ......       494,785
19......         130,500......           165,820......           49......        .......        231,022
12......        185,600......            173,756 ......        135......           ......       300,620
42......        417,200......            820,776......         242......         ........       527,147
24......        496,500......           450,276......          815......           ......     1,031,968
27......          23,075......            28,891......         118......           ......         69,110
1......        331,000......             17,585......          53......           ......        29,856
2......           2,600......             2,325 ......           6......         ......           6,700
5......     1,250,000......           728,275......          889......       20......      1,140,800
4......          79,000......            36,750......          17......           ......         64,450
5......          16,500......            10,600......            7......        3......          23,400
5......          18,000......           15,335......           17......          ......         39,270
5......          18,100......             6,446......          41......           ......        22,968
16......         248,400......           138,684......         326......       40......         538,103
2......        150,000......           216,262......           40......         ......       312,000
6......         17,600......            17,615......           27......          ......         31,460
11......          63,500......             23,698                84......         ......         99,200
1......         42,500......              3,000......          20......         ......       125,000


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