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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


Page 472

472                          MANUFACTURES           OF   ST. LOUIS.
MANUFACTURES OF ST. LOUIS.
LThe following are the Statistics of Manufactures in St. Louis county, Missouri, for
the year ending June 1, 1860, as prepared for this work at the Census Office.]
No. of                                                   Value of
Establish-  Capital      Cost of Raw    Male    Female      Annual
Manufactures.              ments.    Invested.       Material.   bands.     hands    Product.
Agricultural Implements...........   3......  55.000......  67,513......  63......  ......  123,200
Alcohol, Camphine, &c.............   3......  39.000......  1(30,070     30......  ......  187,596
Bags..........................................  1......  8.000......  71,500......  6......  ......  76.000
Bakers' Bread..............................  26......  40,100......  110,517......  64......  ......  190,230
Baskets........................     11......     710......    350......   17......  16......   8,950
Billiard  Tables.............................  1......  4,000......  3,200 ......  2......  ......  8,000
Blacksmithing ...................   22......  22,275......  24,372 ......  69......  ......   71,080
Blocks and Pumps................     1         2,503          350 2..... ......     ......    2,850
Bookbinding.....................     4......   7,500......   7,974......  14......  S......   15,100
Boots and Shoes.........................107  149.215......  161,658......  501......  30......  452,581
Boxes, Packing ...................   2......   2,700......   9,500 ......  16......  ......   24,000
"    Paper.....................    3......   1,400......   1,274 ......  6......   ......    5,355
Brass and Bell Founding...........   7......  31.500......  31,062 ......  30......  ......  110,020
Brick..........................     50......  200.700......  99,065...... 1,213......  ......  629,700
Brooms..........................     3......        ......    .17......   09........  ......   7,125
Brushes........................      2......  16.000......   4,700 ......  34......  ......   24,000
Carpenters' Tools..................  2......   3,000......   2,245 ......  6......   ......    6,100
Carpentering....................   28 ......  113,00 0......  259,900......  386......  ......  542,778
Carriages........................    5......  70,500......  27,538 ......  98......  ......  123,050
Cars............................................2   38,000......  100,100......  60......  ......  188,000
Carving .........................   2 .00 .60 2.......                              ......    2,700
Chem  icals.................................... ..   90 000......  27,250......  18......  ......  86,000
Cigars  .......................................  57......  98.210......  114,075......  278......  3......  354,273
Clothing.....................................14 .  306,880......  406,631......  585......  261......  839,575
Coffins.......................................2   2,350......  2,205 ......  6......  ......   8,325
Confectionery..............................  5......  15.200......  71,147......  39......  8......  109,685
Coopering......................     48......  58.700......  120,140.7...  378......  ......  475,589
Cotton Goods.....................  2......  160,000......  110,000......  85......  85......  230,000
Cow-bells  ...................................  I......  4,000......  2,250 ......  5......  ......  11,000
Dentistry  ...................................1   1,0 0......  4,550 ......  4......  ......  10,000
Drugs and Medicines..............    6......  51,100......  68,190 ......  48......  ......  116,000
Engraving .......................    2......   1,00......     900 ......  10......  ......    4.000
Flour  and  Meal...........................  18......  999,000...... 4,269,680......  239......  ......  4,979,845
Furniture...................................  31......  93,650......  47.304......  139......  ......  153,167
Gas............................................  1......  600,000......  46.750 ......  60......  ......  416,306
Gas Fittings.....................    3......  47,00......  25,250 ......  34......  ......   58,200
Glass Ware......................     2......  59.000......  27,300......  140......  ......  282.000
Grates, Enamelled................    1......   1,000......   4,375 ......  3......   ......    8,000
Ilair-work  .................................4   10.000......  4,150......  12......  3......  21,200
Hats and Caps..................     10......  34,550......  14,866......  25......  8......   43,670
Hosiery...................................... 2...           8,200         ......    .......  14.080
Ire  ............................................ I ...  10.000......  200   .......  ......  25X00
Ink..............................1 .,00 5.1 4........                               ......    1,00
Iron Forging.........................   .    47,000......  29,900......  27......  .......  870000
"  Founding......................  ...6   1700          174.00......  217......  ......  1347.000
S  (Stoves).. ........................... ...  785.000......  ,0 ......  2 ......  ......  9810.00
4 Stachinery..................... 23 ...1,07U;300 .... 65.070 ...1,312......  ...... 1,509.110
44 Pavements .....................  I ....  0.000 ...    16,032 ...    25........  ......  49.500
"  Rolled ......................   2......  275,000......  132,952 ......  125......  ......  335,000
'-  ailing ...............     3 ....    2,3& 0.1    ,37.0 ....   9...............8,10
Jewelry................................9 ...  17,70...    15,800....    22 ...    6 ...     40.338
Lamps................................  1      2,5(00...     1,543 ..  .... 5......   ......   06,050
Lead ..................................1 ...  75J000 ...  100,000   1.....  2......  ......  130.000
Leather ...  ..............................9  108.100......  165,280 ......  76......  ......  311.270
Currying ........    .... 2......       3,00...    5,044        4........  ......   8,400
"  Belting............. "  .. .... ....  15.000 ...  20,000   6..... 6......  ......  32,30
Lightning-rods ...................1 ...    1.200 ...     2,137 .. 4.... 4......  ......   4,800
time ..................................6 ...  39,800...   39,400 ...    93.......  ......  151.4'0
Lithography     .....................  1......  1,00......    134 ......  4......   ......      900
Leeks  .........................................  3. 5 0 ......  1,120  ......  17 ......  ......  6,975
Mall................................ .....  80,000 .... 15,000)...    12 ...............27,000
Marble ...............................6 ...  55,000...    50,900 ...  175.......  ......  167,037


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