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Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Sept 1862 (2-5A War news: Prices in Richmond)


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Hagerstown, Md., September 1862, page 2 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



LIVING AT RICHMOND-

PRICES Current.—To give our citizens an idea of what it costs to live in the rebel capital, we give the following list of prices given in the Richmond Whig;
Sugar 70c per lb; hams 60-70c per lb; lard 50c per lb; cabbage $1 per head ; potatoes 25c per quart ; tea $2 per lb; candles 75-$l.50 per lb; eggs per doz; ladies gaiters $15; men’s boots $25-50; butter $l per lb; salt 75c per quart; rice 15c per Ib; whisky $20 per gallon, and in great demand; fresh meats 50c per lb; molasses $6 per gallon; hoop skirts $20; men’s shoes $15-25.




ID:
wchf057

Creator:
Herald of Freedom and Torch Light

Rights:
Maryland Historical Society

Date:
Sept 10-24, 1862

Collection Location:
Maryland Historical Society

Subject:
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Maryland Campaign, 1862; Hagerstown (Md.)--Newspapers.

Coverage:
Washington County, MD. September 1862

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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