The Saint Louis directory,for the year 1842 ... with a sketch of the city of Saint Louis ..
Sketch Of St. Louis. Ix
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There are twenty-seven black and house smiths employing 115
hands, have used in the year, $51,180 of raw material and furnished
$146,151 of manufactured articles.

There are two white and red lead and litharge manufactories em-
ploying 22 hands; have used of raw material in the year, $42,000, and
furnished manufactured articles to the amount of $64,500.

There is one castor oil manufactory employing 27 hands, used in the
year, $26,000 raw material, and turned out $60,550 in oil.

There are four manufactories of bagging and bale rope, employing
83 hands, have used in the past year, $40,540 of raw material, and pro-
duced $82,775 manufactured articles. One other rope walk was not
in operation last year.

There are 58 manufactories of boots and shoes, employing 243 hands,
have used in the last year, $58,492, raw material, and produced $157,-
267 manufactured articles.

There are twelve saddle, harness and trunk manufactories, employ-
ing 53 hands, have used in the year, $24,741 raw material and pro-
duced $53,425 manufactured articles.

There are twenty-three carriage and wagon makers, employing 103
hands, have used in the year $39,942 raw material, and produced 104,-
240, manufactured articles.

There are twenty cabinet and chair manufactories, employing 113
hands, have used in the year, $45,720 in raw materials, and produced
$113,875, in manufactured articles.

There are nine hatters, employing 47 hands, have used in the year
$31,529 in raw materials, and produced $74,735, in manufactured ar-
ticles.

There are eleven coopers, employing 77 hands, have used in the
year $22,831, in raw material, and produced $66,213, in manufactured
articles.

There are 15 manufactories of tobacco & cigars, employing 43hands,
have used during last year $18,860, in raw materials, and produced
$58,955, manufactured articles.

There are two stemeries, only one of which was in operation last
year. This one turned out 65 hogsheads of tobacco, worth $13,000.

There are now three manufactories of lead pipe, one of which used
last year, 2,000 pigs of lead.

There are now two manufactories of linseed oil, one of which pro-
duced last year, about 4,000 gallons.

There is six grist mills; all but one are propelled by steam.

Last year the flour mills ground 405,000 bushels of wheat, and pro-
duced 81,000 barrels of flour; 32,000 bushels of corn were ground dur-
ing the year.

There are nine saw mills which, last year, produced 3,953,000 feet
of lumber.

There are six breweries, only four of which were in operation last
year. The four used last year, 51,200 bushels of bailey, 25,000 lbs., of
hops; produced 14,050 barrels of beer, &c.; aggregate cost of raw ma-
terial, $34,326, value of manufactured article, $98,350.