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IMPORTED MERCHANDISE

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PRICES OP LEADING ARTICLES OF MERCHANDISE IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED STATES, VARIOUS YEARS, 18S1 TO 1898 [The values of the goods represent their values in the foreign market]

Year Coal, end- Bitu- Coffee, ing mi- per June nous, Lb. 30 — per T. Dol. Cts. ISSl 2.97 12.5 1890 3.30 16.0 1894 3.23 16.4 1895 3.05 14.7 1896 2.86 14.6 1897 2.76 11.1 1898 2.67 7.5

Copper, Pigs, Bars, Ingots, Old, and Other, Unmanu- factured, per Lb.

Cotton Cloth

Not Bleached, etc., per Sq. Yd.

Cis. {<') 7.7 8.9 8.1 8.3 8.2 8.4

Bleached, per Sq. Yd.

eta. 12.6 12.7 14.0 13.0 12.5 12.0 12.0

Fla.v, per T.

Dol. 268.51 271.87 307.18 284.71 230.36 206.53 315.88

Cylinder, Crown, and Common Window Glass, Unpol- ished, per Lb.

CU. 3.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.4

Plate Glass, Un sil- vered, per So. Ft.

Hemp, per T.

India Rubber and Gutta- percha, Crude, per Lb.

Dol. CU. 126.31 55.2 200. 03 44.0 146.74 44.3 126.94 45.0 126.57 C45.2 124.27 49.1 139.49 55.1

Year end- Pig ing Iron, June per T. 30 — Dol. 1881 20.98 1890 25.09 1894 22.74 1895 27.27 1896 23.05 1897 23.50 1898 26.36

Bars, Railway, of Steel, or in Part of Steel, per T.

Sheet, Plate, and Taggers Iron, per Lb.

Cts. 5.3 3.0 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.4 3.1

Tin Plates, Terne Plates, or Taggers Tin, per Lb.

CU. 3.8 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.2

Le.vf To BACCO, PER LlJ. Suitable for Other Cigar Leaf Wrappers CU. CU. (a) 52.2 h 92.8 61.0 114.0 38.7 127.1 35.9 107.4 39.4 93.5 50.6 98.11 55.10

Mackerel, Pickled, per Barrel (200 Lbs.)

Dol. 5.11 14.35 11.53 10.45 14.27 11.35 12.23

Molasses, per Gal.

Rice, per Lb.

Cis. 23.5 16.0 10.1 8.6 15.7 15.8 15.10

CU. 2.3 2.0 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.9 2.1

(a) Not separately stated. b Prices of imports for consumption. c India rubber only,

PRICES OF LEADING ARTICLES OF MERCHANDISE IMPORTED, ETC., VARIOUS YEARS, ISSl TO 1S9S — Concluded

Year ending June 30 - Silk, Raw or as reeled from the Cocoon, per Pound Still Wines in Casks, per (lallon Sugar, per Pound Tea, per Pound Tin, Bars, Blocks. or Pigs, Grain, or Granulated, per Pound Cloth- ing Wools, per Pound Comb- ing Wools, per Pound Carpet and Other Similar Wools, per Pound Carpets and Cari)eting of All Kinds of Wool, per S(|uare Yard Doll a m CenU Cevts CenU (•fills Cents Cents Cevifi Dollars 1881 . 4.27 62.3 4.41 25.7 20.8 23 29 14 1.08 1890 . 3.92 70.0 3.28 15.0 20.0 23 25 12 1.23 1894 . 3.16 70.0 2.92 15.1 15.7 16 26 9 2.28 1895 . 2.76 69.7 2.15 13.5 14.2 15 20 9 1.95 1896 . 3.28 68.8 2.29 13.5 13.5 17 22 10 1.43 1897 . 2.84 94.0 2.01 13.1 12.9 17 22 11 1.66 1S98 . 3.05 72.13 2.24 14.17 13.73 18 20 10 3.04