22. If 1 box of oranges cost 6 dollars 71 cents, what will be the price of 169 boxes ? Ans. $ 1133.99. 23. Purchased 796 pounds of cocoa, at 11 cents 4 mills a pound; what did I have to pay ? Ans. $ 90.74.4. 24. A farmer sold 691 bushels of wheat, at 1 dollar 25 cents a bushel ; what did he receive for it? Ans. $ 863.75. 25. What is 97 pounds of madder worth, at 17 cents 6 mills a pound? Ans. $ 17.07.2. 26. A merchant sold 73 hogsheads of molasses, each containing 63 gallons, for 44 cents a gallon ; how much money did he receive ? Ans. $ 2023.56. 27. A drover has 169 sheep, which he values at 2 dollars 69 cents a head; what is the value of the whole drove ? Ans. 454.61. 28. A farm containing 144 acres, is valued at 69 dollars, 74 cents 8 mills an acre ; what is the amount of the whole ? Ans. $ 10043.71.2. 29. An auctioneer sold 48 bags of cotton, each containing 397 pounds, at 13 cents 7 mills a pound; what is the value of the whole ? Ans. $ 2610.67.2. 30. If 1 yard of broadcloth cost 5 dollars 67 cents, what will be the value of 48 yards ? Ans. $ 272.16. 31. A wool grower has 179 sheep, each producing 4 pounds of wool ; what will be its value, at 59 cents 3 mills a pound ? Ans. $424.58.8. 32. A house having 17 rooms, requires 6 rolls of paper for each room ; now if each roll costs i dollar 17 cents, what will be the expense for all the rooms ? Ans. $ 119.34. 33. What will 89 yards of brown sheeting cost, at 17 cents a yard ? Ans. $ 15.13. 34. What will 47,000 of shingles cost, at 3 dollars 75 cents a thousand ? Ans. $ 176.25. 35. Bought 47 hogsheads of salt, each containing 7 bushels, for 1 dollar 12 cents a bushel ; what did it cost? Ans. $ 368.48. 36. What will a ton of hay cost, at 1 dollar 17 cents a hundred weight? Ans. $ 23.40. 37. If 1 foot of wood cost 63 cents, what will 39 cords cost? Ans. $ 196.56. 38. What will 168 buckets cost, at 1 dollar 21 cents a bucket ? Ans. $ 197.23. 39. What will 78 barrels of shad cost, at 3 dollars 89 cents a barrel ? Ans. $ 303.42. 40. If 1 pound of salmon cost 17 cents 5 mills, what will 789 pounds cost ? Ans. $ 138.07.5. 41. Bought 163 grindstones, at 6 dollars 79 cents each ; what did the whole cost ? Ans. $ 1106.77. 42. Sold 49 green hides, at 1 dollar 95 cents each ; what did they all amount to? Ans. $ 95.55. a 43. If a man's wages be 1 dollar 19 cents a day, what are they for a year? Ans. $ 434.35. 44. Hired a horse and chaise to go a journey of 146 miles, at 16 cents a mile; what did it cost? Ans. $ 23.36. 45. If it be worth 3 dollars 68 cents to plough one acre of land, what would it be worth to plough 79 acres? Ans. $ 290.72. 46. What will 148 tons of plaster of Paris cost, at 2 dollars 28 cents a ton ? Ans. $ 337.44. 47. Bought 79 tons of logwood, at 49 dollars 75 cents a ton ; what did it cost? Ans. $ 3930.25. 48. Bought 5 gross bottles of castor oil, at 37 cents a bottle ; what did it cost? Ans. $ 266.40. 49. Sold 19 dozen pair of men's gloves, at 47 cents a pair ; to what did they amount ? Ans. $ 107.16. 50. Bought a hogshead of wine for 97 cents a gallon, and sold it for 1 dollar 75 cents a gallon ; what did I gain ? Ans. $ 49.14. 51. Bought 75 barrels of flour at 5 dollars 75 cents a barrel, and sold it at 6 dollars 37 cents; what did I gain? Ans. $ 46.50. 52. Bought 17 score of penknives, at 17 cents each ; what did they all cost ? Ans. $ 57.80. 53. What will 173 tons of coal cost at $ 9.62 per ton ? Ans. 168.35. 54. What will 19 barrels of cider cost at $ 1.37} per barrel ? Ans. $ 26.12.5. BILLS. Boston, July 4, 1835. Mr. James Dow, Bought of Dennis Sharp, 17 ydş. Flannel, at .45 cts. 19 Shalloon, .37 16 Blue Camlet, .46 .87 .63 .56 17 “ Ticking, .31 19 Striped Jean, .16 $ 61.39 Received payment, Dennis Sharp. 66 Salem, February 29, 1835. Mr. John Dow, Bought of Richard Fuller, at $ 5.25 1.62 .17 49 Ticking, .27 Blue Cloth, 3.19 27 Habit do. 2.75 75 Flannel, .61 36 66 Plaid Prints, .75 49 Brown Sheeting, .18 18 Philadelphia, June 11, 1835. Mr. Moses Thomas, Bought of Luke Dow, 27 National Spelling Books, at $ 0.19 25 Young Readers, .27 17 Liber Primus, .75 9 Greek Lexicons, 3.75 8 Ainsworth’s Dictionaries, 4.50 27 Greek Readers, 2.25 18 Folio Bibles, 9.87 75 Testaments, .31 67 National Readers, .75 15 Pocket Bibles, 1.12 $ 423.09. Received payment, Luke Dow, by Timothy True. Boston, June 26, 1835. Dr. Enoch Cross, Bought of Maynard & Noyes, 14 oz. Ipecacuanha, at $ 0.67 23 6 Laudanum, .89 17 « Emetic Tartar, 1.25 25 “ Cantharides, 2.17 27 6 Gum Mastic, -.61 56 “ Gum Camphor .27 66 $ 136.94. Received payment, Maynard & Noyes, by Timothy Jones. 66 Newburyport, June 5, 1835. Mr. John Somes, Bought of Samuel Gridley, 74 yds. Broadcloth, at $ 4.50 .16 .25 .17 .19 .18 $ 48.014. Received payment, Samuel Gridley. 66 66 Boston, May 1, 1835. Mr. Benjamin Treat, Bought of John True, at $ 25.50 16.17 97.75 13 Crates Liverpool Ware, 169.37 $ 7718.28. Received payment, John True. New York, July 11, 1835. Mr. John Cummings, Bought of Lord & Secomb, 5.95 6.07 196 Richmond do. 5.75 275 Howard st. do. 7.25 69 bu. Rye, 1.16 136 " Virginia Corn, .67 .76 1.37 9.67 69.70 3.47 1.61 .17 .69 1.17 .85 11.61 83 Harrows, 17.15 47 Handsaws, 3.16 35 18.15 9.47 6.83 " Iron, 66 Millsaws, 56 $ 17315.32. Received payment, Lord & Secomb. |