1860 Grayson County, Virginia Industrial Census

Government Industrial Census File

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1860 Grayson County, Virginia Industrial Census

1860 Grayson County, Virginia Industrial Census
Name Business Capital Quantities Kinds Value Power Hands Monthly
Wages
Quanities Kinds Value
Catron, Austin & Co. Milling 3000 3200 bu
800 bu
800 bu
6000 lbs
500000 ft.
wheat
rye
corn
wool
timber
3200
500
500
1800
1250
water 3 70 640 bbl
40000 lbs
40000lbs
6000 lbs
500000 ft
Flour
Rye meal
corn meal
wool rolls
Oak & Pine
3800
750
750
2400
2500
Carson, Wm. A. Milling &
Sawing
2500 3000 bu
2000 bu
300000 ft.
wheat
corn
timber
3000
1500
750
water 2 20 600 bbl
100000 lb
200000 ft
Flour
corn meal
oak & pine
3600
2000
1500
Waugh, James Tanning 1000 16000 lbs Hides 2720 3 65 5000 lbs
3000 lbs
upper/sole
leather
3000
1000
Jennings & Co. Milling 3000 8000 bu
2000 bu
2000 bu
wheat
rye
corn
8000
1750
1750
water 2 40 1600 bbl
2000 bu
2000 bu
flour
rye meal
corn meal
9600
2700
2700
Hail, Peyton N. Milling &
Sawing
2000 3000 bu
2000 bu
2000 bu
wheat
rye
corn
3000
1200
1200
water 2 48 600 bbl
100000 lb
100000 lb
Flour
rye meal
corn meal
3600
1500
1500
Parsons, John W. Milling 5400 12000 bu
6000 bu
7000 bu
wheat
rye
corn
12000
4300
3000
water 2 48 2400 bbl
300000 lb
330000 lb
flour
rye meal
corn meal
14400
5000
6600
Elliott, Doughton & Co. Manufacturing of Tools 1700 Gen. 1000 2 42 1700
Rhudy & McLean Milling &c. 3000 2000 bu
2300 bu
wheat
corn
2500
1150
water 1 25 500 bbl
115000 lb
flour
corn meal
3000
1500