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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 Troy,   pp. 249-257


Page 249

MANUFACTURES OF TROY.
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MANUFACTURES OF TROY.
TROY, six miles above Albany, is even more largely engaged in man-
ufacturing than that city. In 1860 it had 366 establishments, with
a capital of $5,231,650, which employed .5,877 males, 4,669 females,
and produced $11,682,989. The principal manufactures were the fol.
lowing:
Manufactures.
Agricultural implements...................
Boots and          shoes................................
Brass and          bell founding.................
Brewing.......................... ...............
Brushes...........................................
Cabinet ware..................................
Cassimeres .....................................
Cigars .............................................
Clothing          . ......................................
Coffee       and     spices............................
Confectionery.................................
Cotton        goods..................................
Flour and           meal.       ............................
Gun      powder....................................
Hardware            ...................................
Hosiery         ..........................................
I     Albany Iron Company,
Iron                   Burden's Works,
and Rennselaer Works
Jewelry...........................................
Leather...........................................
M   achinery......................................
M   alleable       iron................................
M   alting      ..........................................
Oil cloth.........................................
Paper boxes.........................
Printing         and     publishing.................
Rectifying liquors                 ..........................
Safes...............................................
Sawed        lumber.............................
Sheep       skins ....................................
Shirt collars and               bosom       s................
Shoddy......................................
Springs..........................................
Stoves.............................................
Tinware..........................................
Turbine         wheels...............................
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No. of
Establish-
ments.       Capital.
Male     Female    Value of
bands.    hands.    Product.
4......         $77,100......             79......           ......      $116,028
44   .....       202,750......            457             103               487,007
3......          39.000                   23                 ......        126,000
5               175,000......             61......           ......        163,000
13......         263,100......            594            481                551,900
9......          86,500 .....             77......         4......         108,800
1......          50,000                   46......       39......          105,365
13......           19,700                  68......            ......         87,030
29               186,250......            279......       430 .....         532,850
1......          23,000......                ......          ......         93,037
4......          16,500......             21......         2......          68.480
2......         130,000                 101......       179......          159,294
6......         140,000......             24......           ......        348,408
1......          80,000......             16......           ......         84,000
2        .....   80,000 .....           100                6......          93,500
2                92,000......             73            101                161,000
3......         846,000                1220......            ......     1,950,000
3                16,500......             13......           ......         50,000
6               290,000......           161......            ......        465,000
6......          30,500                   35 .....           ......         50,380
1                15,000......              8 .....           ......         30,000
2......          49,000                   15......           ......        126,000
2......         180,000                   64......           ......        130,000
4......          12,200                   22......       28                  36,985
7......          41,200 .....           226......            ......        180,880
2......         110,000 .....             14......           ......       253,815
1......          30,000 .....           100......            ......       210,000
7......          34,460 .....             82......           ......        388,230
3......          34,000                   47......           ......        258.020
13......         248,900 .....             66......     3007......          7'8,750
1......          15,000                   18......       16......           62,500
1......          32,000                   55......           ......         88,220
8......         480,000......           711......            ......     .022,250
20......           89,100                 108              6......         207,272
1......          33,000                  25......           ......          45,000
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