As the Story is Told: Morpeth Newspapers III

The Independent

The newspaper “The Independent” started publication in 1860. It was published by I.B. Harrison, being a weekly paper appearing every Friday.

According to The Independent, dated May 24, 1861, the “Morpeth Market Quotations” were as follows:

Fall wheat per bu. $1.00
Spring wheat per bu. .80
Oats per bu. .16
Peas per bu. .42
Beans per bu. .85
Barley per 100 lb. .80
Pork per cwt. 4.50
Butter per lb. .10
Flour per cwt. 2.50
Eggs per doz. .07
Corn per bu. .38
Tobacco per 100 lbs. 4.00
Cord wood per cord 1.00

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