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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 Detroit, Michigan,   p. 471


Page 471

MANUFACTURES           OF   THE    WEST.                          I
MANUFACTURES OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN.
[The following are the Statistics of Manufactures of Wayne County, Michigan, of
which Detroit is the capital, for the year ending June 1, 1860, as prepared for this
work at the Census Office, in advance of official publication.]
No. of                                                   Value of
Manufactures.             Establish-  Capital "    Cost of Raw    Male     Female     Annual
ments.    Invested.       Material.   bands.    hands.   Product.
Agricultural Implements..........   8......  $27,000......  $10,043      48......  ......  $35,268
Baking powder...................      1.           ......   6,040......  1......   ......      870
Blacksnithing..................   25......  15,350......  10,072 ......  58......  ......   39,487
Blocko a, d Spars.................  1......   4,000 .....  7,000.....    5.....  .......  15.200
Boots and Shoes................   35 ......  42,000......  52,758......  132......  ......  125,702
Bread  .......................................  11......  10,000......  031396 ......  39......  ......  . 19,200
Bricks........................................16   56,610......  10.042......  263......  ......  98,960
Broons.....................................     50......  500   4,000 ......  3......  ......  6,250
Carpentering....................   5......   9,300......  10,512 ......  45......  ......   37,228
Carriages.......................    3......   3,000......   4,151 ......  16......  ......   12,706
Charcoal........................1 I1                           75 ......   ......   ......      540
Churns (patent)..................   1......   2,ooo......    450 ......   4......   ......    5,400
Cigars and Tobacco...............   1......   2,300......   6,000 ......  3......   ......    7,000
Clothing...................................  11......  36,00......  43,530......  51......  42......  77,800
Collins........................................1   4,000......  1,800 ......  3......  ......  6,000
Coopering .......................   8......  30,400......  11,027......  90......   ......   48,115
Copper smelting ........................  1......  100,000. 1,321O..    40......  ...... 1,500,000
C.  dage.....................................2   1,00......  2,100......  5......  ......    3,720
Cutlery and Edge Tools...........    1......  1,500......   2.114 4....   4......   ......    7,000
Fisheries....................................   5......  57,144......  3,108 ......  103......  ......  30,796
Fish  Nets..................................   1......  100  ......  2,132......  ......  25......  5,000
Flour........................................  15......  100,300......  274,821 ......  85......  ......  313,837
Furniture................................     5........7,  25,451 ......  121......  ......  67,286
Furs..........................................1   47,700......  75,000 ......  48......  ......  144,000
Glue and Varnish................   1            400         4.599 .       .........  ......  16,100
Gold Pons......................1              2,0.           510 .        ..............     2,800
Gun making and repairing.........   2 ....3 ,000......     2,950......   9......    ......   8,000
lai ts......................................... 3 ..  4,100......  5,00......  5 ......  8......  17,425
Ice............................................2   3.800......  5,00 ......  9......  ......  13,600
Iron, Bar and Railroad............   1......  232,000......  323,300......  300......  ......  585,000
Iron Forging....................    I......  20,000......  3,900 ......  12......  ......    5,000
Iron Fiouding...................    3......   58,000......  42,90       80......   ......   93,,000
Iron, Pig................................... . .  210,000......  77.72......  120......  ......  145,000
Jewelry and Silver Ware..........1. ......     1,200......  3M000......   3......   ......    4,500
Leather.....................................9   233,000......  242,91  1......  108......  ......  380,225
Lime.........................................4   47,000.. .  10.475 . ....  if;......  ......  21,638
Liquors, M1alt...................  21......  223,150......  113,604 ......  93......  ......  301,163
"    Spirituous...............1 ...          5  .         6   .       2......  ...... ... 3,200
Lumber, Siwed.................    43......  901,950......  348,701     40...  466......  ......  619,049
Machinery. Steam Engines, &c ...   12...... 1,152,500......  22S.36l......  505......  ......  608,478
Marble Cutting...................            31,50   .     23 .10   .    45......  ......   50,900
Blelodans................................. . .  10,000......  1,2,0......  15......  ......  15,000
3lilk  Safes.................................  1......  2,000......  Coo  7......   ......    4, 00
Millinery......................     1......   1,000......     500......    ......  3......    1,800
Moroeco.....................................I   4,000......  1,600 ......  5......  ......   19,000
Peppermint, Distilled..................  1......  200         275......   4......   ......      600
Piana........................................I   5,000......  852 ......  4......  ......    5,000
Picture  Fram es..........................  1......  1,000......  240......  3......  ......  2,800
Plaster Ornaments...............    1......     500......      50 ......  1......   ......      750
Potash.......................................8   8,975......  11,365 ......  26......  ......  35,020
Pottery Ware....................    2......    2,425......  1.445 ......  11......  ......   12,475
Printi, g and Publishing..........  3......  102,000......  37,00......  135......  ......  136,400
Saddlery  and  Harness................  5......  2,00......  6,091......  10......  ......  10,716
Sashes, Doors, &c.......................  10......  41,007......  27.097......  157......  ......  .. 20,929
Saws anid Files...................   I......  3,000......  40,8.0 2......  20......  ......  79,000
Shingle............. ....  .................  5......  1,850......  1,710......  9......  ......  3,800
Ship and Boat Building..........    3        880          29,8..        85......  ......   71,100
Shirts ..........................1 .            00 ..             .       4............. ..   1,650
Shoe Findings....................   1......   4,000......   2,695 ......  10......  ......   12,000
Soap  and  Candles.......................  4......  52,700......  95,495 ......  52......  ......  137,915
Stone  Quarrying........................  1......  10,000......  ......  25......   ......    5,000
Sugar  loxes..............................   1......  1,500......  100 ......  4......  ......  1,200
Tin  W are..................................  12......  35,400......  34,905......  43......  ......  82,950
Tress Iloops.....................  1 ...... . 1,000......    300 ......  4......   ......    1,000
Wheelwrighting.................    16......  18,200......  7.003 ......  52......  ......   37,005
Wool Carding....................  1 ...... . 1,700......  2,00 ......   2......   ......    2,400
W ool  Pulling.............................  1......  10,00o......  18,500......  10......  .......  25,000
Total. .... 363    $4,132,266   $3,711,512      3565       78  .   $6,400,043


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