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Schedule 5 - Products of Industry in District No. 61 Being the County of Montgomery, State of Missouri, during the Year ending June 1, 1850, as enumerated by me, Cole Diggs, Ass't Marshal.
Transcribed and compiled by Nancy Hale Lee, 1062 Co Rd 1041, Martinsburg, MO 65264, May 1999.
Key to Columns
# 1: Name of corporation, company or individual, producing articles to the annual value of $500
# 2: Name of business, manufacturer, or product
# 3: Capital invested in real and personal estate in the business # 4: Raw materials used, including fuel, quantities
# 5: Raw materials used, including fuel, kinds
# 6: Raw materials used, including fuel, values
# 7: Kind of motive power, machinery, structure, or resource
# 8: Average number of hands employed, male
# 9: Average number of hands employed, female
#10: Wages, average monthly cost of male labor
#11: Wages, average monthly cost of female labor
#12: Annual product, quantities
#13: Annual product, kinds
#14: Annual product, value
Abbreviations noted and their apparent meaning are as follows: Hand lab = hand labor; Water pow = water power; Bridg = Bridge; Bush corn = Bushel of Corn; Lumb = lumber
When the original record is unclear dashes are indicated to represent each letter where possible.
|Row||# 1||# 2||# 3||# 4||# 5||# 6||# 7||# 8||# 9||#10||#11||#12||#13||#14|
|1||George M. Keith||Blacksmithing||300||9000||Iron & Coal||250||By hand||2||30||15||Wagons||1025|
|2||William C. Fore||Blacksmithing||500||10000||Iron & Coal||500||by hand||5||50||10||Wagons||1500|
|3||Thomas Johnson||Sadling||500||100||by hand||1||15||13||Saddles||500|
|4||Ica H Ellis||Blacksmith||500||5000||Iron & Coal||300||by hand||2||40||1||Wagons||500|
Iron & Coal
|6||Owen Smith||Wool carder||1000||9000||Wools||1800||Horse power||2||58||9000||Rods||500|
|6a||Matthias Sheets||Grist Mill||3000||10000||corn||3500||water pow||2 1/2||20||10000||Bush Corn||3500|
|7a||Matthias Sheets||Grist Mill||2000||wheat||1600||"||2000||wheat||1600|
|7b||Matthias Sheets||Saw Mill||800||Logs||1500||"||1||20||40000||
|8||Issiah Whiteside||House M-p||400||10000||
|1000||hand lab||5||75||3 and 1||
agent for Thos.
|8b||Jesse C Clarkson||Blacksmithing||150||Iron & Coal||100||hand lab||2||40||35||Plows||500|
|9b||William White||Tanner||1000||400||Hides||1700||hand lab||3||30||5400||Skins||600|
|9||James Saylor||Saw Mill||800||500||Logs||150||Water Powr||2||30||25000||
|1||Mordiea McMaughes||Tanyard||1400||400||hides||600||hand lab||2 1/2||30||1000||Skins||1200|
|1b||John J Hill||wood yard||100||200||cord||400||1 1/2||15||580|
|2||Henry Hill||wood yard||800||600||cord||900||2||32||900|
|3||William Talbot||Circle Saw||700||150||Logs||150||horse Pow||3||50||10000||
I Cole Diggs, Assistant Marshal to the Marshal of the District of Missouri, certify that in my District for taking the census, it Being District No 61, there is in each copy of Schedule (5) one Page and that it was made according to my oath and instructions to the Best of my knowledge and Belief. Sworn and Subscribed to this 18th day of December 1850.
(Signed) Cole Diggs, Assistant Marshal Before Thomas H. McIntosh, J.P.
Note: Column 8 had a total of 40 on the original; record but adds up to 38 1/2. The half employees were apparently counted as a full number.
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Last updated 5 June 2000.
© 1999 by Nancy Hale Lee