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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 Buffalo,   pp. 266-273


Page 267

MANUFACTURES OF BUFFALO.                                  2G
No. of
Establish-                Raw        Male    Female Value of
Manufactures.          ments.     Capital.    material.    hands.   hands. Product.
Agricultural implements..........  6......  $290,400   $124,290......  277......  ......  $377,800
Brass founding..................  2......  11,000......  4,030.    17......  ......  15,500
Brooms........................  1......   4,000......   8,000 ......  6......  ......  18,000
Blauk books and book binding .  3......   19,500       25,400......  23.  28.        51,00
Boots and shoes................  89......  89,560......  92,264 .... 365...... 31......  226,019
Clothing........................... ....3 .  130,350......  201,231 ..... 313...... 173  366,952
Cigars........................  11......  41,050       38,695......  71    2......   85,790
Carriages................................  43......  126,166......  46,882......  209......  ......  199,330
Cabinet furniture...............  22......  102,700......  44,827. 10......  ......  132,717
Car w heels...............................  1   2,600......  28,400 ......  20......  ......  51,550
Distilled liquors.................  3......  200,000......  680,816......  60......  ......  795,436
Edge  tools...............................  1......  25,000......  11,500 ......  43......  ......  41,000
Flour and  meal .......................  36......  435,025......  1,572,291......  133......  ......  1,787,920
Glass ware..............................  1......  10,000......  9,250 ......  60......  ......  40,500
Hats and  caps..........................  11......  50,700......  44,887......  25......  12......  72,386
Iron  (rolled)....................  1......  53,000......  158,000......  230......  ......  250,000
Iron railing.....................  4......  48,800......  17,290 ......  28......  ......  43,000
Iron  forging  .................. 1 ........  1......  50,000......  29,120 ......  12......  ......  35,000
Iron founding  .......... ..............9   136,300......  119,236......  272......  ......  265,905
Leather .......................  40......  673,360......  868,918...... 422......  ...... 1,622,166
Lumber (planed)......................  5......  110,900......  85,525......  113......  ......  136,103
Lumber (sawed) ................  80......  138,525......  71,191......  181......  ......  195,225
Malt liquors............................  33   168,600......  161,324......  137......  .....  399,226
M alt........................................  5......  82,500......  116,100......  39......  ......  129,700
Mill stones and mill furnishing.  3......  155,000......  90,400......  89......  ......  217,000
Marble  work............................2   8,400       4,500 ......  18......  ......  9,500
Machinery, steam  engines, etc...  9......  250,600......  86,334......  372......  ......  374,520
Pianos, melodeons, etc. ...........  3......  201,000......  66,848. 150......  ......  234,800
Scales, platform  and counter    I ......  5,000......   8,000......  20......  ......  25,000
Stove founding..................  4......  98,000......  98,262.  252......  ......  204,200
Soap and candles...............  40......  39,400......  55,492......  40......  ......  132,412
Sash, doors and blinds...........  6......  69,600......  47,720 ......  83......  ......  93,350
Saddles and harness.............  25......  28,860......  23,190  49...  49......  ......  52,687
Saddlery  hardware................ 1......  30,000......  21,800......  40......  20......  35,000
Shoemakers' tools.....................  1......  10,000......  10,000......  100......  ......  70,000
Tin, copper, and sheet-iron work  26......  94,500 .....  76,395......  98......  ......  141,685
Type......... .............................I   20,000......  40,000......  25......  5......  75,000
W  oolen goods ...................  7......  51,600 ....*  36,750......  57.. ...  19......  70,915
White lead...............       1......  134,000......  24,767 ......  20......  ......  63,000
W ine (native)....... ..................  1......  40,000......  96,000......  13......  ......  12 ,000
W ash  boards............................  1......  15,000......  10,000 ......  20......  ......  20,000
REMARKS
ON THE MANUFACTURING ESTABLISHMENTS OF BUFFALO.
Agricultural Implements.-Buffalo contains some of the largest and
most deservedly celebrated manufactories of agricultural machines in
the United States.        To   no   other city in the Union are the farmers of
the West so largely indebted as to Buffalo.
Among the most prominent of these establishments in that city are
the PITTs AGRICULTURAL WORKS, owned, we believe, by an incorporated
company, from       the fact that JAMES BRAYLEY, Esq., is announced                    as


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