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1856 Excerpt: ...limits of each State, respectively, is nearly
equal. The manufacturing establishments in these counties are
generally confined to their cities, and a table showing the origin
of the free population of the cities only, would give a large
preponderance of persons born without the limits of their
respective States. The means of constructing such a table are not
accessible. There are, besides, other counties of smaller size
which should be included with those in the foregoing table. These
are necessarily omitted. Deducting the aggregates of this table
from the total manufactures reported for the South, and there are
left for the manufactures of the Slave States, Capital $64,196,736
Hands employed, males and females, 104,101 Annual product, ....
$95,116,284 Annual product per head, ... 914 Adding the aggregates
of table XXI. to those reported above for the manufactures of the
North, and the total manufactures of the free population of the
United States, will be: Capital, $461,073,194 Hands employed, males
and females, 838,212 Annual product, .... $912,882,801 Annual
product per head, .. 1,089 Further amendment of these aggregates
should be made by adding for California--in which State the
marshales returns for 1850 were generally defective, and for the
most important localities lost or destroyed by fire--the following
estimates, based on the returns of the State census for that State,
taken in 1852, and ordered by Congress to be made a part of the
National census, viz: Capital, $5,942,526 Annual product, ....
30,000,000 The true total, then, of the manufactures of the free
population of the United States for 1850 will be: Capital invested,
.... $467,015,720 Hands employed, males and females, 838,212 Annual
product, .... $942,882,801 Thus, then, in seven times the c
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