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Northrop, E. B.; Chittenden, H. A., Jr. (ed.) / The Wisconsin lumberman, devoted to the lumbering interests of the northwest
(July, 1874)

Export duty on saw logs,   pp. 400-401 PDF (707.2 KB)


Reciprocity and the lumber trade,   p. 401 PDF (321.6 KB)


Rapidity of Grand Rapids, Wis.,   p. 401 PDF (321.6 KB)


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The W7isconain Lumberman.
consumption as does the square pine
and square oak export of Canada.
That the exporters of round pine
and oak from Lake Erie ports com-
pete in American markets with Mich-
igan timber dealers, to whom the
Canadian export duty affords a con-
siderable protection.
That since the imposition of the
export duty a large amount of capital
embarked in the round timber trade
has been withdrawn from Canada
and invested in Michigan.
RECIPROCITY AND TtIE LUMBER TRADE.
Comparison of ImportationS and Prices
During and Mace the Last Treaty Be-
tween the British Province and the United
States.
IMPORTATIONS UNDER THE TREATY.
Yetr endinli 80th June.
1854. Total import ....................    $59,746
1858.                .................... .1,006,761
18:6 -          .....................    2,832,122
1857.          .............. ........ 2,sss 181
18:8 8      . :::::.             ........  2,931,886
1889.       "    .   ....................  2.97,573
1860.            .   ....................  3,416,481
1861.           .    ....................  3,288,790
1882.               ..................... 2,527,65
.6£.            . ...................  3,018,196
1868..' 4,511,419
1868.       ".55,
1806.       .            ...... ......    5,003,040
.:::::::: ............u3al
Total ........                       9,263,796
Average annual Importation lor1S yeaa $3,020,200
AFTER THE TREATY RETIRED.
1867. Total imports.....................  $6,487,860
1868.               ..       .........    6,727,006
1869.            .      .........7,208 446
1870.               ....................    70,7
ISri.      ...         ........ . ........  8,264,837
1872.               .    ...................  8,410,917
1878.      .........       ........      11,134,956
TotWi .............................. 56,854,724
Average annual Importation for 7 yeare $8,122,108
PRICz lIsr OF CLEAR PINE LNBRR IN
TORONTO.
uMOIE TEE TREATY.
1867.
1868.
1889.
1860.
1861.
1662.
1888.
184.
1865.
18i6.
Gold.
Price per 1,000 feet .............            $11 00
"6    "   6                               1150....................
 It   10
"........    . ........ seo
.       ..................1. 50
"6"     66............ ........11 60
£                   In . ... ......... 11 75
................ .... 4 60
.................... 66.2
""................... ........ 20 00
1867.
1860.
1869.
1870.
1871.
1872.
1873.
MATER THE TREATY EXPIRED.
Price per 1,000 feet  ............. $21 50
"e   ............. .......  21 50
"     ".    ..             21 00
.£    *        ~21 00
£6  *~~~~~~~~.~22 00
............. .~........24 00
" " ............ .......26 00
PRICE LIST OP S"ME LVMBFR IN PORT.
LAND, NAINE.
18s7.
1888.
1859.
18610.
1861.
1562.
1863.
1864.
is.
1806.
1867.
1868.
1869.
1870.
1871.
1872.
1873.
U. S. currency.
Price per 1,000 feet . .................. $26 00
*6     66.2708.................... 27 03
................... . 28 00
66 He ....0.............. 0.... 3, 0o
£6.8~~~~~~9000
....... 32 00
..................... 3 00
..                   000..... - 00
IAd....................    50.0... so
"                          8 000
asa,.................... ......... s0
ATSER TER TREATY EXPIRED.
Price per 1,000 feet .................. $50 00
6.      6....           .......... 5 00
.           .   .           8 0 00
Ad Id6     .      ................... 52 00
66  ss     .      ................... 4 s00
6s     66   ~.................... .   . 00
"£"    .   ................... 55 00
RAPIDITY OF GRAND RAPIDS, WIS.
A correspondent of the Oshkosh
Times describes Grand Rapids, Wis.,
in this fashion:
This city has suffered considerably
by fire lately, but the "' waste places"
are fast being covered with finer and
more substantial structures. The
streets have a business look to them
and a good degree of activity seems
to pervade all departments of trade
and traific. Three hotels are full of
strangers and guests. There is
scarcely a house to rent in the city,
real estate corner lots are held at
moderate figures, taxes are not high,
the people are friendly and courteous
to strangers, they have good schools
and churches. So all things consid-
ered, Grand Rapids with het two
railroads, the Wisconsin Valley rail-
road and the Green Bay & Marinette
railroad, is a prosperous and.desira-
ble place. For the business of man-
ufacturing she has perhaps no supe-
rior, having water power enough to
run a hundred water wheels.


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