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Madison Public Schools (Wis.); Instructional Materials Center / The early history of the Madison area
(1960s)

1761 standard of trade,   p. 5


Page 5

 
.176* 
          STANDARD 
OF 
TRADE 
   For 
   For 
   For 
   For 
   For 
*  For 
   For 
a blanket 6 feet long -----------2 good beaver or 3 buckskins 
a man's plain shirt ------------1 beaver or 1 buckskin 
gunpowder, per pound----------1 buckskin 
a small knife ----------------1 raccoon 
a brass kettle1---------------- beaver 
a large silver armband----------4 beaver or 5 buckskins 
a large cross ----------------1 small beaver or 1 buckskin 
                   Source-"Wisconsin Pioneers" 
                   Badger History 1965 
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