War of the Rebellion: Serial 042 Page 0206 W. FLA., S. ALA., S. MISS., LA., TEX., N. MEX. Chapter XXXVIII.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT, &C.,

Numbers 239.

Near Millican, September 4, 1863.

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By command of Major General J. Bankehad Magruder:

STEPHEN D. YANCEY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SCHEDULE OF PRICES FOR TEXAS.

OFFICE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE STATE OF TEXAS,

Tyler, September 4, 1863.

In accordance with an act of Congress to "regulate impressments," the following schedule of prices is agreed upon, and published by the Board of Commissioners for the State of Texas, for the information of all concerned, to continue in force until altered:

Articles Quality Description Quantity Value

Wheat Prime White or Per bushel, $2 50

red 60-pounds

Flour Good Superfine Per barrel, 15 00

196 pounds

Do Do Less cost Per 98 7 00

of sacks pounds

Corn Prime Shelled Per bushel, 1 50

56 pounds

Do do Unshelled Per bushel, 1 37

70 pounds

Corn meal Good ....... Per bushel, 1 50

48 pounds

Barley do ....... Per bushel, 2 00

50 pounds

Rye do ........ Per bushel, 2 00

60 pounds

Oats do ......... Per bushel 1 50

Rice do Old Per pound 20

Do do New do 25

Pease do ........ Per bushel, 1 75

60 pounds

Reans do ........ do 2 00

Bacon do Sides Per pound 35

Do do Hams do 35

Do do Shoulders do 30

Pork do Fresh Per 100 15 00

pounds

Do do Salt do 20 00

Hogs Fair Gross do 12 25

Lard Good Nett Per pound 35

Beef- 4 years old ......... Per head 30 00

cattle and upward

Beef Good Salt or Per 100 15 00

corned pounds

Do do Dried do 25 00

Mutton Fair Wethers Per head 6 00

Do do Nett Per pound 10

Tallow Good ........ do 30

Candles do Tallow do 50

Potatoes do Sweet Per bushel, 1 00

60 pounds

Sugar Common Hogshead Per 100 20 00

brown pounds

Do Prime do do 25 00

Do White do do 35 00

clarified

Molasses Good Merchantabl Per gallon 1 25

e

Peaches Dried Pealed Per bushel, 8 00

38 pounds

Do do Unpealed do 5 00

Vinegar Good Barrel Per gallon 1 50

Salt do Merchantabl Per bushel, 2 50

e 50 pounds

Soap do Hard Per pound 20

Fodder do Blade Per 100 2 00

pounds

Hay ....... Grass do 2 00

Leather Good Common sole Per pound 75

Do do Best sole do 1 00

Do ........ Harness do 1 25

Do Good russet Heavy upper do 1 37 1/2

Do do Light do 1 50

Do Kid and Black Each 15 00

calf

Shoes Good Russet Per pair 5 00