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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1884
([1884])

Table showing agricultural improvements, stock, productions, and sources of subsistence of the different Indian tribes,   pp. 304-305-321 PDF (3.8 MB)


Page 321

CROPS, AND OTHER RESULTS OF INDIAN LABOR.                               
           321 
Comparative statement, showing increase in Indian productions and property
made in five 
year8. 
Indians, exclusive of five civilized tribes.   1880.       1881.        1882.
      1883.       1884. 
Number of acres cultivated...............168, 340         205, 367     199,
982    210, 272    229, 768 
Bushels of wheat raised-..................408, 812         451, 479     493,
933  al, 811, 362  823, 299 
Bushels of corn raised-......-                 604,103      517, 642    
849,421     992,496     984, 318 
Bushels of oats and barley raised..........  -224, 899     343, 444     317,
294    374, 670   455, 526 
Bushels of vegetables raised..............375, 843        488, 792     516,
995  - b478, 318  b497, 597 
Feet of lumber sawed ..................... 4,025,612      4, 766, 679  4,
743.111  8,951,987  4, 416, 935 
Number of horses owned.-...............       211, 981     188, 402     184,486
    206, 738   235, 534 
Number of cattle owned...................78, 939           80, 684      94,
932     97, 216    103, 324 
Number of swine owned------------------40, 381               43, 913    
39, 220      36, 676    67, 835 
Number of sheep owned-----------------864, 216              977, 017  cl,
268, 283  dl, 174, 660  1, 029, 869 
Number of houses occupied ...............12, 507            12, 893     14,
607      15, 390    16, 764 
Number of Indian houses built during the 
year.....................................1, 639           1, 409       1,
597      1, 108     2, 367 
Number of Indian apprentices who have 
been learning trades....................       -358          456        
617          582        623 
Five civilized tribes. 
Number of acres cultivated............     314, 398    348, 000    370, 000
    400, 000   320, 000 
Thishels of wheat raised....-...........  336, 424     105, 000    180, 000
    245, 000   280, 000 
Bushels of corn raised.................   2, 346, 042   616, 000   1,125,
000  1, 255, 000  1, 615, 000 
Bushels of oats and barley raised .. -   124, 568     74, 300    119, 500
    202, 000   313, 000 
Pounds of cotton raised................e16, 800-............  f 6, 050, 000
f5, 900, 000 ......... 
Number of horses owned..............61,.453            64, 600     50, 500
     78, 500    87, 000 
Number of mules owned ..............5, 138               6,,150      5, 460
     33, 070    26, 570 
Number of cattle owned...............297, 040         370, 000     455, 000
   600, 000   710. 000 
Number of swine owned............"""      400, 282     455,
000    385, 500     466, 000   530,000 
Number of sheep owned............".".      34, 034      33, 400
    36,450       46,000     81,000 
a By error amount of wheat raised in 1883 was reported as 1,811,362 bushels.
It should have been 
811,362 bushels. 
b Exclusive of large quantities of melons and pumpkins. 
c Includes goats at Navajo Agency. 
d The loss in sheep caused by the severity of the winter. 
e Bales. 
f Pounds. 
4266 IND-21 


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