Branches Of Industry In Massachusetts

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1856
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Seite iv - Number of pounds of wool consumed in the manufacture of carpeting. Number of yards of carpeting manufactured. Value of carpeting manufactured. Amount of capital invested in said business. Number of males employed in the manufacture of carpeting. Number of females employed in same. The number of establishments for the manufacture of worsted goods, or goods of which worsted is a component part.
Seite x - ... services shall be audited by a committee of the legislature. SECT. 5. The assessors of any town may authorize either of their number, or some other suitable person, to collect the information required by this act, to whom the same allowance per day shall be made from the treasury of the Commonwealth, as is provided for the services of the assessors. SECT. 6. If the assessors of any town shall wilfully neglect to make the return aforesaid, in the manner aforesaid, such assessors shall forfeit...
Seite xiii - It has now swelled to $295,820,681,— an increase of one hundred and thirty-eight per cent, since 1845, and of two hundred and forty-two, since 1837 ; and this, while the increase of population has been only thirty-four per cent, since 1845, and sixty-two in the longer period named. And this result, so surprising in itself, falls, manifestly, below the reality.
Seite xiv - ... or considerable over one million of dollars per day for every working day in the year. As it is, the result exhibits a rapid and substantial growth in our industrial resources which is believed to be without a parallel in the history of the world.
Seite vii - ... invested in said business ; number of hands employed in same. The number of establishments for the manufacture of soap, and tallow candles ; quantity of soap manufactured during said year ; value of soap manufactured ; number of pounds of tallow candles manufactured during said year ; value of tallow candles manufactured ; amount of capital invested in said business ; number of hands employed. The number of powder mills ; quantity of powder manufactured during said year ; value of powder manufactured...
Seite iv - The number of calico manufactories. Number of yards of calico printed during the year as aforesaid ; gross value of calico printed. Number of yards of goods bleached and colored in said calico factories and not printed ; value of the goods bleached and colored. The amount of capital invested in calico establish•...
Seite ix - The gross value of building stone quarried and prepared for building. Number of hands employed in quarrying and preparing building stone. The gross value of marble quarried and prepared for market during said year. Number of hands employed in quarrying and preparing marble. Number of casks of lime manufactured during said year. Number of hands employed in the manufacture of lime.
Seite ix - Number of casks of lime manufactured during said year ; number of hands empoyed in the manufacture of lime ; value of lime manufactured. The gross value of mineral coal and iron ore mined during said year ; number of hands employed in mining coal and iron ore. The gross value of whips manufactured during said year; number of hands employed in the manufacture of whips. Gross value of blacking manufactured during said year; number of hands employed in the manufacture of the same. Gross value of blocks...
Seite 198 - Furnaces for m. of hollow ware and castings other than pig iron, 2 ; Hollow Ware and other Castings m'd., 2,036 tons ; val.
Seite xiv - ... information embodied in the accompanying pages, it is still apparent that the truth has not been reached. It is next to impossible for the tax-payer, when called upon by the Assessor to answer such questions as were propounded under the law, to divest his mind of the impression of an intimate connection between his answers and the assessment of his taxes. Hence, the general tendency to understate results, and an absolute refusal, in numerous instances, to answer at all.

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