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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 Chicago, Illinois,   pp. 469-470


Page 470

MANUFACTURES OF CHICAO,  ainid&
CHICAGa--Continutled.
 No. of
Manufactures.            Establish- Capital     Cost of Raw
ments.   Invested.      Material.
Lime ..........................   1......  $18,000......  $9,9h0......
Liquors, Rectified................  6......  92,000......  119,300......
Liquors, Malt.................. 14......  438,500......  214,832......
Liquors, Bottled..........................  1......  10,000......  27,000......
Champagne..........................I   60,000......  110, 00......
Lightning Rods..................   1......  10,000......  5,100......
Looking-glass and Picture Frames   2......  2,100......  1,290......
Lumber, Planed.................    6......  49.000......  356,875......
Malt............................           2.000......   9,240......
Machinery, &c.................. 16......  346000......  249,034......
Marble and Stone Cutting.............  4......  177.000......  131,000......
Masonic Regalia................. I......   1,000......   4,500......
Matches........................   2......   1,800......    487......
Mattrasses ......................  1......    800......    840......
'M eats, Cured.............................  1......  10,000......  6,000......
Millinery...................... 12......   26,000......  72.075.
Mineral Water...................   1......  3.000.       10.000.
Morocco........................    1.      10.000......  20,000.
Musical Instruments, Pianos........  2.    15,00.         7,000......
Plaster Work (Ornamental)..    .   2......  1,400.        2,780......
Painting........................   4.       4,500......   4,531......
Pottery-ware....................   1......    300......    250......
Printing and Publishing.............. 19......  307,700......  190,716......
Rope and Cordage...............    1......    100......   1,340......
Saddlery  and  Harness..................  13......  26,625......  21,681......
Sash, Doors, and Blinds........... 13......  188,800......  124,164......
Scales..........................       .    5,500......    945......
Sewing Machines................    2......  2,800......    446......
Shingles........................   4......  35,000......  27,300......
Shirts..........................3 8......   1,600......   7,964......
Silver  W are................................  1......  20,000......  25,520......
Silver Plated Ware............     1......  2,000......   2,100......
Soap and Candles............... 11......   48,300......  121,337......
Staves........................................  1......  5,500......  14,000......
Sugar Refining..................   1......  13,000......  727,000......
Tin and Sheet Iron Ware............. 10......  20,10......  22,002......
Trunks and Valises..............   3......  15,000......  14,616......
Type  Founding...........................  1......  25,000......  6,210......
Upholstering....................   2......    310......    400......
Vinegar........................    2......  8,000......   6.000......
White Lead.....................    2......  24,000......  153,000......
Wigs and tIair-work.............. 2......  3,000......   4,600......
Wood Turning, &c...............   3......   2,500......  1,260......
Total...... 467   $5,420,721   $6,505,445
Male            Female Value of
hands.            hands.         Product.
10......          ......       $37,822
37......           ......        271,480
140......           ......       572,240
6......         ......          40.000
36......          ......        216,000
12......           ......         20,000
6......         ......           4,800
74......          ......        417,828
2......         ......         10,250
597......           ......       582,500
182......           ......       227,000
1......        4......            7,000
6......         ......           4,375
1......         ......           1,280
2......         ......          10,000
3             72               133,400
5......          ......         13,000
7......         ......         34,000
7......         ......         23,600
10......          ......           9,000
19......          ......         22,805
1......           ......          1,000
351......          5......         525,022
3......         ......           2,500
52......          ......         56,707
278......            ......       373,247
10......          ......         10,000
4......         ......           3,050
72......          ......         61,000
1......       26......           23,581
9......         ......         34.000
6......         ......         11,000
43......          ......       242.080
12......          ......         32,500
75......          ......        880,000
28......          ......         37,983
26......          ......         47,620
10......         6......          24,600
2......         ......           1,320
4......         ......          12,840
29......          ......        233,000
7......         ......          18,700
4......         ......           4,800
5,225             228          $11,944,220
(1) Pork and Beef Packing, except the above small establishment, not returned by
Marshals. There are fifty packers, whose annual product in 1859-60 was about five
millions, making the whole value of products of industry in Cook County nearly
$17,000,000.
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