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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 114

114       REMARKABLE MANUFACTORIES OF BALTIMORE.
No. of
Manufactures.                  Establish-
ments.
Oil, Linseed......................                1......
Oysters, Packed..........................       25......
O rgans.......................................    1......
Printing...................................       7......
Paper, Printing...................                1......
Paints......................................      4......
Piano-Fortes .....................                4......
Plumbing.......................                   4......
Pork Packing............................         5...
Sash, Doors, and       Blinds.............        4......
Scales and Balances...............                1......
Sugar, Refined..........................          1......
Soap and Candles................                10......
Saddlery and Harness.............                23......
Ship and Boat Building..............             16......
Shipsmithing.............................         5
Sail Making.....................                  7......
Shirts.......................................     2......
Silver Ware..........             ............    1......
Shot.........................................     1......
Tin, Copper, and Sheet-Iron Ware                 37......
Upholstery......................                  4......
Vinegar..................................        5......
Wheelwrighting.........................          11......
Wire Work......................                   4......
Capital
Invested.
100,000.....
652,434.....
3,000.....
201,000.....
4,000.....
3,500....
117,600....
22,100....
187,680....
13,700....
20,000....
250,000....
143,700....
75,700....
305,600....
7,600....
11,200....
7,500....
20,000....
42,463....
88,500....
11,500....
2,900....
12,400....
5,000....
Total, including miscellaneous man- -       -
ufactures not above specified......1,100  $9,009,107
Aggregate of Baltimore County......1,310  $13,789,757
Aggregate of State of Maryland.....3,083  $23,230,608
Increase since 1850, per cent. 26.3
Cost of
Raw Ma-      Male
Value of
Female   Annual
terial.   Hands.    Hands.   Product.
173,000......           20......
529,130......       1,247......
3,800......            7......
114,178......          204......
13,000......           12......
8,465......           8......
119,900......          187......
20,200......          42......
748,250......           65......
8,940......          14......
1,500......            8......
2,200,000......          175......
346,643......           71......
70,392......         156......
251,350......          442......
9,113......          24......
66,600......           46......
27,075......            5 ......
20,000......           15......
46,226......             7......
106,826......          205......
27,200......           33......
3,432......           9......
11,194......           52......
5,040......          20......
$12,624,737             12,388
$18,068,683             15,925
......      233,000
451......      1,025,920
......        12,000
......      324,054
......        30,000
......        24,055
......      265,000
......        50,300
......      928,235
......        23,840
......        10,000
......    2,300,000
......      433,345
6......       210,491
......      606,822
......      '32,250
......      125,400
48......         35,000
......        30,000
......        56,480
......      282,030
20......         47,045
1......         11,020
......        39,185
......        23,100
4,666        $21,083,517
5,907        $29,591,758
$25,494,007  21,930  6,773   $41,735,167
Hayward, Bartlett & Co.'s Foundry and Locomotive Works
Are among the most prominent of the manufacturing establishments in
the city of Baltimore. They consist of two entire, distinct Works, and
both extensive.
The general Iron Foundry of this firm occupies two squares of ground
at the corner of Pratt and Scott streets, and the square at the corner
of Scott and McHenry streets. This was established, in 1844, as a Stove
Foundry, to which afterward was added the manufacture of Railing
and other ornamental Iron work. As Iron came into general use for
architectural purposes, their attention was directed to this branch, and
with such success that they are now among the most extensive manu-
facturers in the country, having constructed a large portion of the
elaborate Iron work used in the city of Baltimore and many sections
of the South. Within the last ten years the firm have also engaged
largely in the construction of Apparatus for heating by steam and hot
water, in which they have been also remarkably successful, having sup-


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