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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 Baltimore,   pp. 113-118


Page 113

MANUFACTURES OF BALTIMORE.                                                          I13
MANUFACTURES OF BALTIMORE.
No. of                         Cost of                               Value of
Manufactures.               Establish-     Capital           Raw Ma-        Male       Female      Annual
ments.       Invested.           terial.     Hands.      Hands.      Product.
Agricultural Implements..........           4......  $248,000......    $85,450......    232......     ......  $233,500
Blacksnithing............................  11......    12,950......     11,047......    50......      ......    .37,680
Boots and Shoes..........................  240         211,685......   355,737...... 1,088......   252......     871,567
Baker's Bread and Crackers.........         68......    72,135......   277,722......    184......     9......    469,585
BrassFounding...................                       76,000......     97,469 ......   85.....       ......    154,000
Bichromate of Potash..............           1......    70,000......   100,300......     50......     ......   135,000
Brick..........................             37......   124,800......     72,595         805......     ......    278,600
"   Fire.......................1......               ......... ..     7,500...... -   30......      ......     18,000
Broom   s......................................  3......  34,300......   47,128......    93......      ......     63,358
Boxes.........................................   .       ,800......    12,900......     23......      ......     27,300
Blocks and Pumps...............              6......     4,000......      2,980 ......   15......      ......     12,450
Burning Fluid............................   3......      3,400......    12,950......       6......     ......     27,368
Carriages...................................  10......  68,300......   116,916......    117......    .......     217,925
Clothing ....................................  119...... 1,218,500...... 1,837,293...... 2,139...... 3,672......  3,124,081
Confectionery...................           12......     20,700......     4:3,587......   20......     2......     73,988
Carpets.........................             6......    16,050......      6,296 ......   12......      ......     11,365
Cigars and Tobacco.....................   129......   226,850......    254,703......    516......    1......     706,649
Cloaks and Mantillas..............           4......    12,200......    17,450......      1......   41......      28,425
Copper Smelting.................           1           60o,000       1 10000           150......    ......   1,100,000
Cooperage..................................  22......   94,200......   154,720 ......   431......      ......    319,096
Cotton Goods..............................   1......    10,000......    32,500......    150......      ......     50,000
Chemicals ..................................  1......   12,000......     12,000 ......   20......      ......    00,000
Cordage.........................             4......    33,400......     45,436 ......    53......     ......     66,490
Drugs and Dye Stuffs..............           1......    43,450......     52,900 ......   40......      ......     82,148
Earthen Ware...................              6......    42,200......     17,467 ......    80......     ......     54,138
Flour and Mteal..................          ...   ...    72,000......   548,550......     51......      ......    620,692
Furniture, Cabinet......................   38......    266,400......   193,489......    43r......    35......    534,910
Fringes, Laces, etc.......................   3......    35,800......     18,121......    22......    13......     39,800
Fruits, Preserved.................          4......     26,500......    34,500......     15......    56......     63,700
Fire-Arm   s..................................  3......  12,000......     3,019......    19......      ......     31,000
Gas..................      ......1...... 1,100,000......              132,000......    230......     ......    375,000
Hoop Skirts.....................             2......     2,500......      2,674......      2......    6......     11,250
Hats and Caps...........................18              60,840......    57,626......     76......   35......     145,047
Horseshoes......................             4......     1,300......      3,401 ......   13......      ......     13,983
Iron, Bar and Sheet...................      2......   225,000......    365,777......    315......      ......    641,125
Castings (including Stoves).         10......   327,500......    186,412......   401......      ......    58.,000
Pig........................           2......   100,000......     89,000 ......   76......      ......    130,000
Lumber, planed..........................     7......   106,000......   234,950......    155......      ......    334,779
"      sawed...................          2......    70,000......     25,600 ......   22......      ......     66,250
Locomotives.............          .......      ..   137,000......     13,500......     60......     .......    .50,000
Leather........................            14......    335,100......   345,165 ......    99......      ......    471,010
Liquors, distilled.................         2......     70,000......   117,300......     18......     ......   142,000
malt...................          12.....     86,900......    108,288......   101......      ......   211,161
rectified ........... ............  9......  13,200......     79,786......     15......      ......   124,367
Mathematical and Surg. Instr'nts.            2......     9,000......      1,500......    12......      ......     30,000
Machinery, Steam-Engines, etc.,...           8......   185,800......   155,925......    345......      ......    392,500
Morocco Dressing..................                 .    14,000......     56,850......    49......     5......     81,719
Marble and Stone Work...........           11......     93,900......   110,090......    189......     ......    229,760
Millwrighting ....................1.                     4,000......      5,000            6..... ......          1400
Mirrors and Gilt Frames...........          4......     17,900......    15,015 ......    19......      ......    .34,200
Nails, Horseshoe.........................    8......     2,500......      4,095......      9......     ......     13,3[o
Nuts and Bolts...........................    3......     9,800            9,450 ......   14......      ......     23,460


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