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Schedule of prices. - Continued.

From a point 25

miles west of Co-

lorado River.

Articles and Descrip- Quality. Through- East- West-

quantity. tion. out the ward. ward.

State.

Pease, per 60 Good --- $ 2.00 --- ---

pounds

Beans, per 60 do --- 3.00 --- ---

pounds

Bacon, per Good Hog, --- $ 60.00 $ 75.00

100 pounds corn-fed round

Do. Good do --- 50.00 65.00

mast-fed

Pork, per 100 Good do --- 30.00 40.00

pounds corn-fed

Do. Good do --- 25.00 35.00

mast-fed

Do. Good Mess, in --- 60.00 75.00

barrels

Hogs, per 100 Fair, Gross 24.00 --- ---

pounds unfatted

Lard, per Good Net --- .45 .50

pound

Beef-cattle:

Per head Four Average 40.00 --- ---

years

and

upward

Per pound Good Net .10 --- ---

fresh

Per 100 Good Dried 35.00 --- ---

pounds

Do. do Salt or 20.00 --- ---

corned

Mutton:

Per head Fair Wethers 8.00 --- ---

Per pound do do .124 --- ---

Tallow, per Good --- .50 --- ---

pound

Potatoes, per Sweet --- 2.00 --- ---

bushel (60

pounds)

Salt, per Good Dry 4.00 --- ---

bushel (50

pounds)

Sugar, per Common Brown 30.00 --- ---

100 pounds

Do Prime do 35.00 --- ---

Do White Clari- 40.00 --- ---

fied

Molasses, per Good Merchan- 2.50 --- ---

gallon table

Vinegar, per do Barrel 1.50 --- ---

gallon

Fodder, per do Blade 2.50 --- ---

100 pounds

Hay, per 100 do Grass 2.50 --- ---

pounds

Leather, per do Common 1.25 --- ---

pound sole

Do do Best 1.62 --- ---

sole 1/2

Do Good Heavy 2.00 --- ---

russet upper

Do do Light 2.25 --- ---

upper

Do Good Harness 1.75 --- ---

Leather, each Kip and Black 20.00 --- ---

calf

Shoes, per Good, Army 8.50 --- ---

pair double-

soled

Hides, per Good Dry .25 --- ---

pound

Wool, per Merino Unwashed 1.00 --- ---

pound

Do American do .60 --- ---

Do Coarse do .30 --- ---

Mexican

Cotton, per Sea- Baled .50 --- ---

pound island

Do Common do .25 --- ---

Work oxen, Numbers --- 125.00 --- ---

average per 1.

yoke

Horses, First- Artille- 450.00 --- ---

average per class ry

head

Do Good Cavalry 400.00 --- ---

Mules, ave- First- --- 400.00 --- ---

rage per head class

Do. Second- Medium 350.00 --- ---

class

Wagons. Good, 4-horse 550.00 --- ---

iron

axle

Do. Second- do 500.00 --- ---

class,

iron

axle

Do. First- do 450.00 --- ---

class,

wood

axle

Do. Second- do 400.00 --- ---

class,

wood

axle

Do. Good, 2-horse 400.00 --- ---

iron

axle

Do. Good, do 350.00 --- ---

wood

axle

Ambulances Good 4-horse 500.00 --- ---

Do. do 2-horse 425.00 --- ---

Whisky, per do Texas 3.00 --- ---

gallon

Hats, each do Wool 5.00 --- ---

Iron, per Common, Black- 1.00 --- ---

pound new smith

Transporta- --- Per mile .05 --- ---

tion, per 100

pounds

Hire of wagons and teams.

Hire of 2-horse wagon and team, rations and forage furnished by Government, per day ..................................... $ 6.00

Hire of same, rations and forage furnished by owner per day 9.00

Hire of 4-horse or 6-ox team, wagon and driver, rations and forage furnished by Government, per day ........................ 8.00

Hire of same, rations and forage furnished by owner, per day 13.00

Hire of 6-horse or 8-ox team, wagon and driver, rations and forage furnished by Government, per day ........................ 10.00

Hire of same, rations and forage furnished by owner, per day 17.00