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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 St. Louis,   pp. 472-473


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MANUFACTURES OF ST. LOUIS.
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ST. Louis-Continued.
No. of                                                                    Value of
Manufactures.                    Establish-       Capital         Cost of Raw        Male        Female        Annual
ments.       Invested.           Material.       bands.       hands.       Product.
Matches.........................                I......      $100......        $75......       2......     1......       $00
Mathematical Instruments.....                  I......      2.70......       1,200......      3......      ......       4,000
Malt Liquors..............................    35......    705,800......    427,111......     258......       ......  1,155.4100
Mills, Portable...........................     1......     25,000......      10,4)0......        ......      ......      25,000
Millinery........................              9......     17,150......      26,228......       6......      ......      88,4f9
Mustard.....................................2              17,000......      30970 ......      11......      ......      72,000
Oil, Coal.....................................  1......    30,000......      50.000 ......      9......      ......      80,000
"   Lard................................  ......        100.000......     120.000......      10......      ......     135,000
"   Cotton Seed..........................     1......     40.000......     43.000 ......     30......       ......     66,500
Organs..........................                2......    11,500......       3,600.           12......     ......      14,000
Perfumery.................................      1......      1,000......        600 ......      1......      ......       1,800
Pianos.......................................4               3.300.0..         2,079            4......       ......       8,9000
Picture-frames...................              1           23,000            18.000            12......      .......     25,000
Planed Lumber...................               4......     85,000......      78.00         ...    ......     ......     151,j00
Plumbing...................................    1             7.370......     10,395......      16......      ......      35,006
Pork, packing.............................     7     . 1,090,00)...... 1,255,529......       264......      0......   1,687,6S6
Pottery .........................              2......      2,700 ......        205......       5......      ......       5,000
Printing ....................                  6......    83,000......      61,552......    130......      ......     195,914
Rope and Bagging...............               14......   474,130...... 1,029,100......       277......   187......    1,189,018
Roofing .....................................3             47,500......      17,175 ......     23......      ......      37,800
Saddle trees................................   .     .      3.000......       3,955......      39......      ......      27,428
Saddlery .......................              32......    102,350......    132,823......     208......      2......     330,244
Saws..........................................  2......    53,000......      30,800 ......     29......      ......      87,000
Safes..........................................1           15.000......      39,205 ......     25......      ......      66,00
Sashes. Doors, and Blinds..........            7......    124,000......    121,495......     214......      ......    304.847
Sawed Lumber..................          .    16......    372.088......    260,938......     150......      ......    453,820
Scales.........................................2             6,000......      1,865 ......     12......      ......      17,000
Show-cases......................               I......     5,000......       2,20              5......      ......      101000
Sausages.......................               11......      3,500......       3,820 ......     12......      ......      11,420
Shirts........................................ 3   ...      1,900......       3,572......        ......   18......       10,893
Silver-plating....................             1......      3,000......       1,800 ......      7......      ......      11,000
Silver-ware..........        ............      2......     22,500......      50,900 ......     31......      ......      75,000
Soap and Candles........ ..............       10......    596,800...... 1,254.778......      232......     55......   1,586,280
Spokes and Hubs...........                     1......    140,000......      67,500 ......     80......      ......     160,000
Spices (ground)...................              1......    30,000......      25,600 ......     15......      ......      60,000
Stair-building....................              2......        600......         844 ......     4......       ......       2,050
Steamboat-building...............              3......     12,000......      18,805 ......     ST......      ......      45,825
Stone-quarrying.................              30......     92,300......       3,231......     228......     ......     227,376
Stucco-work......................               2......      1,500......      1,100....         4......      ......      19,000
Sugar-refining....................1.                    1,000,000...... 1,469,000......       216......      ......  1,800,000
Tents and Awnings......................        I......      3,000......      4,000......       4......     4......       6,000
Tin and Sheet-iron Ware..........             43......    179,740......     158,034 ......    186......      ......     322,825
Tobacco .....................................6            109,700......     143,693......     279......    12           263,799
Trunks .........................               3......     42,500......       8,985 ......     40......      ......      46,000
Trusses....................................... .     .       4.500......       1,381......      6......     4......        8,600
Trimmings......................                2......    108,000......     237,000 ......     55......      ......     311,500
Turning......................................  8......      3009......       3,725 ......     1l......      ......      10,357
Upholstery ......................              6......     36,950......      56,450......      40......    42......     126.970
Vinegar.........................               7......     14.500......      38,443 ......     11......      ......      61,7(0
White Lead......................               3......    158,000......     270,500 ......     65......      ......     351,500
Whips ..........................               2......         700......      1,200 ......      5......      ......       4,00
Wooden-ware.....................                I......   75,000......      47,500 ......     60......      ......     160,000
Wool-carding .....................              1......        500              750 ...... 70......          ......       1.050
Wagons, Carts, &c................             41......    118,600......      71,773......    215......      ......     265,710
Total....................................... 1,126  $12,636,008       $15,905,012       11,352         752      $27,637,423
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