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Exports. Quantity. Price at Rio Total value.
Sugar
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13,000 chests of 15,00 cwt. each.
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4d. per lb. £325,000
Ruma
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5,000 leaguers of 150 galls. each
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15d. per gall. 46,875
Coffeeb 800,000 lb. wt. 6d per lb 40,000
Gold 400,000 half joes 2l. each 800,000
Silverc
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700,000 Spanish dollars
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5s. each 175,000
Raw Hidesd 3,000 tons

90,000
Rice 500 tons 25l. a ton 7,500
Cotton 800 tons 1s. per lb. 89,600
Indigo trifling, perhaps

10,000
Cochineale
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variable, perhaps about 30,000
Cocoaf
Dye wood
Drugs
Total value of Exports, £1,613,975
^a 200 leaguers are sent to Angola for the purchase of slaves.

^b In the year 1794, 40,000 lb, of coffee only was exported.
^c This is sent to China and India. The Brasils have no silver mines, but procure it from the Spanish settlements in dollars: part is recoined into crown pieces for Colonial currency.
^d Brought from Rio Grande.
^e Procured from the Spanish settlements on the Rio Plata.
^f Increasing.


About fifty ships, from three hundred to eight hundred tons each, sail annually from this port to Europe; these

vessels