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1820 Census of Madison County Manufacturing

DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS.

NAME OF
THE COUNTIES.
THE NATURE AND NAMES OF THE
ARTICLES MANUFACTURED.
MARKET VALUE OF THE ARTICLES
ANNUALLY MANUFACTURED.
THE KIND OF RAW MATERIALS
EMPLOYED.
THE QUANTITY OF RAW MATERIALS
ANNUALLY CONSUMED
THE COST OF RAW MATERIALS
ANNUALLY CONSUMED
MEN EMPLOYED. WOMEN EMPLOYED. BOYS AND GIRLS EMPLOYED. WHOLE QUANTITY AND KIND OF
MACHINERY.
QUANTITY OF MACHINERY IN
OPERATION.
AMOUNT OF CAPITAL INVESTED. AMOUNT PAID ANNUALLY FOR WAGES. AMOUNT OF THE CONTINGENT EXPENSES. GENERAL OBSERVATIONS.
MADISON. Flour, whisky, and plank
Flour and whisky
Leather
Ditto
$36,900
3,900
870
-
Wheat, corn and, wood
Wheat and corn
Hides
Ditto
1,350 bushels wheat; 4,050 do. corn
2,000 bushels wheat; 1,500 do. Corn
-
250 hides
$1,687
1,375
512
500
6
4
1
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
1
Grist and saw mill, and distillery
Horse mill and distillery
9 vats, &c.
17 vats, &c.
All
All
All
All
$15,000
3,500
1,000
-
$1,200
600
400
200
$800
300

100
1 establishment.
1 ditto.


Citation

“1820 Census of Madison County Manufacturing,” Madison Historical, accessed December 4, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/564.

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Description

This is a transcribed copy of the 1820 federal census of Madison County manufacturing. The page this was taken from lists seven Illinois counties; this copy only lists Madison County. It describes four manufacturing establishments in Madison County that manufacture flour, whisky, lumber, and leather, including various details such as number of workers and business profit and expenses. Please note that at the time of the 1820 census, Madison County was much larger than its current boundaries. See Border History of Madison County.

Subjects

  • government
  • industry
  • Census
  • agriculture
  • child labor
  • livestock

Publisher

Gales & Seaton

Date

1820

Language

English

Type

  • Census

Format

  • Census Table

Coverage

  • 1820s

Identifier

  • USCB-C-0002
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