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Prices in Texas back in 1857  

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How much things cost in Texas back in 1857:

 

Gingham cloth: 31 1/4 cents per yard
Silk velvet: 20 cents per yard
Sugar: 17 cents per pound
Tobacco: 38 cents per pound
Ladies' shoes: 1.75 per pair
Buckshot: 25 cents per pound
Whiskey: 15 cents per pint

 

Source: "More Texas Siftings" by Jerry Flemmons, 1997

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

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Posted : 11th January 2020 8:10 pm