Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Trade Prices in SC

Trade Prices In 1716 the South Carolina Board of Trade issued the following trade schedule.


Number of deerskins for each item follows item name.

A Gun. 30

A Yard Strouds. 7

A Duffield Blanket. 14

A Yard Half Thicks. 3

A Hatchet. 2

A narrow Hoe. 2

A broad Hoe. 4

Fifty Bullets. 1

A Butcher’s Knife. 1

A pair Cizars. 1

Three Strings Beads. 1

Eighteen Flints. 1

An Ax. 4

A Pistol. 20

A Cutlash. 8

A Shirt. 4

A Steel. 1

A Calico Petticoat. 12

A red Girdle. 2

A laced Hatt. 8

A Clasp Knife. 1

A Yard Cadis. 1

Rum, mixed with1/3 Water; per bottle. 1

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