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Predictive Words

BD BANK CENTS MARKET SALES TOBACCO SALE STOCK FLOUR CORN BBLS SUGAR CTS VIRGINIA COFFEE WHEAT OIL FIRM WHITE BACON DULL GOOD BC BUSHEL

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Monday, May 13, 1861

No. 1 LARD.

—10 bbls., for sale by

my 8 I. & G. B. DAVENPORT.

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Monday, November 12, 1860

English Dairy Cheese

—Of prime quality, for sale by

I. & G. B. DAVENPORT.

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Monday, July 15, 1861

PORT WINE

—26 qr. pipes

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Monday, November 11, 1861

HYDRAULIC CEMENT

—Best quality, for sale by

co 28 L. I.& G. B. DAVENPORT.

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Friday, March 22, 1861

COMMERCIAL.

Richmond Markets. March 21, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pipplus $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 10 ½@11 cts.; Shoulders 8 ½@ cts.; plain Hams 11 ½ @12 cts.;; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½ cents. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White . . . more

COMMERCIAL.

Richmond Markets. March 21, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pipplus $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 10 ½@11 cts.; Shoulders 8 ½@ cts.; plain Hams 11 ½ @12 cts.;; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½ cents. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1.37 ½@1.50 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS.—$2@3, according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 per dozen; three-hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@$5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen.

BUTTER.—We quote good Butter at 20 to 25c,; inferior 8 to 10c.

CANDLES.—Tallow 13 ½@14c. per; Jackson's 14c.; Hull's 16c.; Adamantine 18 @20c.; Sperm 45c.; Patent Sperm 54@56c.

CEMENT.—James River $1.70@1.80 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70 @1.80.

COAL.—White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal, for grates, $7.50 per cart load of 25 bushels, per ton of 2.240 lbs. $8; Foundry do. $7 per ton of 2,240 lbs.; Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hail $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14c. per bushels.

COFFEE.—We quote Rio 14@15 cents; Laguayra, 15½@18 cts.; Java 18@19 cents; Mocha 18 cts.

COKE. —For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft lump; soft hail $4.50. Hard lump and hail $4.50.

CORN.—We quote 60@62 ½ cts. per bushel.

CORN MEAL.—City Bolted Meal 75@30 cents; country 70@75 cts.

COTTON.—8 ½ to 12 cts.

COTTON YARNS, &c.—Cotton Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts.; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

DRIED FRUIT.—No arrivals. Dried Apples from 40 to 50c. per bushel.

FEATHERS.—Dull at 44@45 cts.

FERTILIZERS.—Demand light. We quote Peruvian Guano $62 ½ per ton; Ruffin's Tobacco Manure $45 per ton; AA Mexican $25; Elide Island $48; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Nevassa or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano $50; Rhodes' Super Phosphate of Lime $48; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50; Hartman's (Richmond) Amoniated Super Phosphate Lime $40; do. Manipulated Guano $50; do. Bone Dust $38 per ton.

FISH.—New Nova Scotla Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; a cargo of new No. 1 Halifax Cut Herrings arrived and sold at $4, on 4 mo.'s time. No North Carolina in market. Mackerel, large No. 3, new, $8.50; small do. $5.

FLAXSEED.—$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

FLOUR.—There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales confined to home consumption. We quote Superfine at $6.50@$6.75; Extra $7@7.25; Family $7.75@$8.

FLOUR BARRELS.—45 to 50 cts. for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

FRUIT.—Oranges: Messina $2.50 per box. Lemons; $4 per box. Raisins: Bunch $2.50@ $3; layers $3@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cents per box, according to quality. Figs 10 @20 cents per lb.

GINSENG.—35@40 cents, and in demand.

GRASS, SEEDS.—We quote prime Clover Seed $6.50 for new; $6@6.25 for old. Timothy $4@4.25 per bushel. Orchard Grass $2.

GUNPOWDER.—Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3.75; Eagle Canister $14.25; FFF Canister $8.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

HAY.—$1.10@1.15 per cwt.

HIDES.—Salted 8 ½@9 cents; dry 11@13 cts. Calf Skins, green, $1@1.12. South American, none.

HOOP POLES.—Flour bbl. $7.50@9 per 1,000; hhd. poles, $15.

IRON AND NAILS.—Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes $400 per ton; English Refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $25. Cut Nails 3 ½ @3 ½ cts, per lb.

LARD.—Prime Western Leaf, in bbls., 11 ½@12 cents; kegs 12@ 12 ½ cents—all for new.

LEAD.—We quote 6 ½@6 ½ cents per lb. for pig; bar 6 ½ @7 cts.

LEATHER. We quote good stamp, middle weights, 23@24 cts. per lb.; over weights 22@23 cts.; light 23@23 ½c; good damaged 21c.; poor 16@18c.; upper leather $2.00@3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35@36c.; Skirting, in the rough, 25@28c.; finished 31@35c.

LIME.—85c. to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12 ½ Virginia 90c.@$1.

LIQUORS.—Brandy; Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25@7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2 ½@4 ½ Sazerac $3 ¼ @7; Hennessey $3½@7 ½; Peach scarce at $1 ½@2 ¼; Virginia Apple 60@85 cts.; do., old, 75c.@$1.50; Northern do. 55@85 cts.; Imitation 45@47 ½ cts. Rum: New England 40@45c. for mixed; 50@55c. for pure. Gin: Holland $1.20@1.75.

LUMBER.—Clear White Pine $45; refused do. $29; merchantable $20@25 per M. One inch Yellow Pine Plank $19@12; three-quarter do. $9@11; 1 ½ do. $14@16; 1 ½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16 @20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12 ½ @13 cts. each; all heart 18@25 cts. Shingles $5@6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood ½ inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; Poplar $20 @25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25 @28. Dressed Flooring, Southern, $28 @30. Laths $2.25 to $2.37 per M. for sawed. on the wharf.

MOLASSES.—New Orleans 45 cts.; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 33@37 ½ cts.; in hhds., 25@30 cts.; English Island 37 ½ cts.; Ochenhousen's 28 cts.

OATS.—30 to 35 cts. per bushel and dull.

OFFAL.—Bran 20 cts.; Shorts 25 cts.; Brown Stuff 35 cts.; and Ship Stuff 65 cts.; per bus.

ONIONS.—Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels: Silver-skin $2 ½.

PEAS.—None in market.

PLASTER.—Lump—We quote sales by the cargo at $4; small lots, $4.50 per ton. Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose $7.50.

POTATOES.—We quote Northern 60@65 cts. per bushel.

RICE.—5@5 ½ cts.

ROSIN.—$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

RYE.—We quote 60@65 cts. per bus.

SALT.—Last sales from wharf $1.65; from store $1.75 per sack.

SALTPETER.—9@10 cts. per lb.

SENECA ROOT.—35@37 ½ cts.

SHOT.—7@7 ½ cts. cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and buck.

STARCH.—Corn 6@6 ½ cts.; Pearl 7@8 ½ cts

STAVES.—Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $5 per thousand; Machine cut $7@8.

SUGARS.—New Orleans Sugar we quote 7@8 cents; Cuba 7@8 cents; Porto Rico 7@8 cents; Loaf 10 ½@11 cents; Crushed and Powdered 10 cents; Coffee Sugar; A 9 cents; B and Extra C 9c.

TOBACCO.—Sales still limited, at former quotations. Lugs $2 to $4; Leaf $4.50 to $11. No fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of inferior quality.

WHEAT.—Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.55 for White; $1.30@$1.35 for Red.

WHISKEY.—Richmond Rectified 20 ½@21 ½ cents; Stearns' Old Malted Rye $1.50; other qualities 75 cts. @$1.50 per gallon.

WINES.—Port, Burgundy $1@$2.50 per gallon; Port Juice $2.50@$4. Madeira, Sicily 45c.@$1.75; Old Madeira $2.50@$4. Sherry, Permartin, Duff and Gordon, Amontilado, $2@$6.

WOOD.—Wholesale: Oak $3.50@$3.75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail Oak $5;Pine $4.50.

WOOL.—Tub Washed sold at 35@37c.; unwashed third less. Fleece as in quality.

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Friday, March 29, 1861

Richmond Markets, March 28, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 10¼@11 cts.; Shoulders 8¾@ cts.; plain Hams 11½@12 cts; Sugar-cured 13@13½ cents; Todd's Bams 14 cts. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White . . . more

Richmond Markets, March 28, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 10¼@11 cts.; Shoulders 8¾@ cts.; plain Hams 11½@12 cts; Sugar-cured 13@13½ cents; Todd's Bams 14 cts. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1@1.10 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS. —$2@3, according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Paluted Buckets $1.87½@$2 per dozen; three-hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@$5 nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen.

BUTTER.—We quote good Butter at 20 to 25c.; Inferior 8 to 10c.

CANDLES.—Tallow 13½@14c. .; Jackson's 14c.; Hull's 16c.; Adamantine 18@20c.; Sperm 45c.; Patent Sperm 54@56c.

CEMENT.—James River $1.70@1.80 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70@1.80.

COAL.—White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal, for grates, $7.50 per cart load of 25 bushels, per ton of 2,240 per $8; Foundry do. $7 per ton of 2,240 lbs.; Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hail $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14c. per bushel.

COFFEE.—We quote Rio 14@15 cents; Laguayra, 15½16 cts.; Java 18½@19 cents; Mocha 18 cts.

COKE.—For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft lump; soft hall $4.50. Hard lump and hail $4.50.

CORN.—We quote 50@62½ cts. per bushel.

CORN MEAL.—City Bo. Meal 75@80 cents; country 70@75 cts.

COTTON.—8½ to 12 cts.

COTTON YARNS, &c. Cot on Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts.; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

DRIED FRUIT.—No arrivals. Dried Apples from 40 to 50c. per bushel.

FEATHERS.—Dull at 44@45 cts.

FERTILIZERS.—Demand light. We quote Peruvian Guano $62½ per ton; Ruffin's Tobacco Manure $15 per ton; A Mexican $25; Elide Island $48; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Nevassa or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano $50; Rholes' Super Phosphate of Lime $48; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50; Hartman's (Richmond) Ammoniated Super Phosphate Lime $49; do. Manipulated Guano $50; do. Bone Dust $33 per ton.

FISH.—New Nova Scotia Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; a cargo of new No. 1 Halifax Cut Herrings arrived and sold at $4, on 4 mo. 's time. No North Carolina in market. Mackerel, large No. 3, new, $8.50; small do. $5.

FLAXSEED.—$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

FLOUR.—There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales confined to home consumption. We quote Superfine at $6.50@$6.75; Extra $7@7.25; Family $7.75@$ .

FLOUR BARRELS.—15 to 50 cts. for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

FRUIT.—Oranges; Messina $2.50 per box. Lemons: $4 per box. Raisins: Bunch $2.50@ $3; layers $3@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cents per box, according to quality. Figs 10 @20 cents per lb.

GINSENG.—25@40 cents, and in demand.

GRASS SEEDS.—We quote prime Clover Seed $6.50 for new; $6@6.25 for old. Timothy $4@4.25 per bushel. Orchard Grass $2.

GUNPOWDER.—Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3.75; Eagle Canister $14.25; FFF Canister $8.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

HAY.—$1.10@1.15 per cwt.

HIDES.—Salted 8½@9 cents; dry 11@13 cts. Calf Skins, green, $1@1.12. South American, none.

HOOP POLES.—Flour bbl. $7.50@9 per 1,000; hhd. poles, $15.

IRON AND NAILS.—Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes $400 per ton; English Refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $95. Cut Nails 3 ½ @3½ cts. per lb

LARD.—Prime Western Leaf, in bbls., 11½@12 cents; kegs 12@ 12½ cents—all for new.

LEAD.—We quote 6¼@6½ cents per lb. for pig; bar 6½@7 cts.

LEATHER. We quote good stamp, middle weights, 23@24 cts. per lb.; over weights 22@23 cts.; light 23@23½c.; good damaged 21c.; poor 16@18c.; upper leather $2.00@3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35@36c.; Skirting, in the rough, 25@28c.; finished 31@35c.

LIME.—85c. to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12½ Virginia 90c.@$1.

LIQUORS.—Brandy: Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25@7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2½@4½ Sazerac $3¼@7; Hennessey $3 ½ @7½; Peach scarce at $1¼@2¼; Virginia Apple 60 @85 cts.; do., old, 75c.@$1.50; Northern do. 55@85 cts.; Imitation 45@47½ cts. Rum: New England 40@45c. for mixed; 50@55c. for pure. Gin: Holland $1.20@1.75.

LUMBER.—Clear White Pine $45; refused do. $29; merchantable $20@25 per M. One inch Yellow Pine Plank $10@12; three-quarter do. $9@11; 1½ do. $14 @16; 1½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16@20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12½@13 cts. each; all heart 18@25 cts. Shingles $5@6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; Poplar $20@25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25@28, Dressed Flooring, Southern, $28@30 Laths $2.25 to $2.37 per M for sawed. on the wharf.

MOLASSES.—New Orleans 40 cts.; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 30@33 cts.; in hhds., 25 @30 cts.; English Island 30@33 cts.; Ochenhousen's 28 cts.

OATS.—30 to 35 cts. per bushel and dull.

OFFAL.—Bran 20 cts.; Shorts 25 cts.; Brown Stuff 35 cts.; and Ship Stuff 65 cts. per bus.

ONIONS.—Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels; Silver-skin $2½.

PEAS.—None in market.

PLASTER.—Lump—We quote sales by the cargo at $4; small lots, $4.50 per ton. Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose $7.50.

POTATOES.—We quote Northern 60@65 cts. per bushel.

RICE.—5@5½ cts.

ROSIN.—$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

RYE.—We quote 60@65 cts. per bus.

SALT.—Last sales from wharf $1.40; from store $1.60 per sack.

SALTPETRE.—9@10 cts. per lb.

SENECA ROOT.—35@37½ cts.

SHOT.—7@7½ cts. cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and buck.

STARCH.—Corn 6@6½ cts.; Pearl 7@8½ cts.

STAVES.—Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $5 per thousand; Machine cut $7@8.

SUGARS.—New Orleans Sugar we quote 7@8 cents; Cuba 7@8 cents; Porto Rico 7@8 cents; Loaf 10½@11 cents; Crushed and Powdered 10 cents: Coffee Sugar; A 9 cents; B and Extra C 9c.

TOBACCO.—Sales still limited, at former quotations. Lugs $2 to $4; Leaf $4.50 to $11. No fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of interior quality.

WHEAT.—Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.55 for White; $1.30@ $1.35 for Red.

WHISKEY.—Richmond Rectified 20½@21½ cents; Stearns' Old Maited Rye $1.50; other qualities 75 cts. @$1.50 per gallon.

WINES.—Port, Burgundy $1@$2.50 per gallon; Port Juice $2.50@$4. Madeira, Sicily 45c.@$1.75; Old Madeira $2.50@$4. Sherry, Permartin, Duff and Gordon, Amontillado, $2@$6.

WOOD.—Wholesale; Oak $3,50@$3.75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail Oak $5; Pine $4.50.

WOOL.—Tub Washed sold at 35@37c.; unwashed third less. Greece as in quality.

FREIGHTS.

FOREIGN.—Nothing to add relative to foreign freights.

DOMESTIC.—The following are the present rates as coastwise freights:

New York.Boston.Philad'a.
Coal. per ton$1.50$1.75$1.25
Flour, per bbl202520
Tobacco. per hhd2.503.002.50
Tobacco, per box202525

Coal to Baltimore, 3 cts per bushel; Flour 12½ cts. per bbl.

CATTLE. HOGS, SHEEP. &c.

BEEF.—Sales this week at $3@4.25 for good to prime cattle. A very few bought at the latter price. Market well supplied.

SHEEP.—We quote sales at $2.50 to $3 per head for ordinary sheep, and $4.50 to $5 per cwt. gross for the best quality.

HOGS.—Sales of corn-fed at $8@8.50 per cwt.; distillery-fed $7.50@8.

MONEY MATTERS.

We give below the best quotations we can obtain:

We quote Exchange on New York 4½ per cent.; on Philadelphia 4½ per cent., and on Baltimore 4½ per cent. premium.

South Carolina Bank notes 1 per ct. dis.; North Carolina Bank notes 3 per cent. discount. Planters' and Miners' Bank of Murphy (N. C.) 20 per cent. discount.

Speckle buying at 2½ and selling at 4½@5 per cent. premium.

    LIST OF VIRGINIA BANK NOTES BANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

  • All the Banks located in Richmond, and the branches of such as have branches.
  • Bank of Commerce, Fredericksburg.
  • Bank of Howardsville, Howardsville, Albemarle.
  • Bank of the Old Dominion, Alexandria.
  • Bank of Rockbridge, Lexington.
  • Bank of Rockingham, Harrisonburg.
  • Bank of Scottsville, Scottsville.
  • Central Bank of Virginia, Staunton.
  • Danville Bank, Danville, Va.
  • Farmers' Bank of Fincastle, Fincastle.
  • Merchants' Bank, Lynchburg.
  • Monticello Bank, Charlottesville.
  • Southwestern Bank, Wytheville.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley, Staunton.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley., Christiansburg
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Friday, April 26, 1861

Richmond Markets, April 25, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50, Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Market firm. We quote to-day: Sides 11 cts.; Shoulders 9 cts; plain Hams 11½@12 cts.; Sugar-cured 13@13½ cents; Todd's Hams 14 cts.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1@1.10 . . . more

Richmond Markets, April 25, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50, Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Market firm. We quote to-day: Sides 11 cts.; Shoulders 9 cts; plain Hams 11½@12 cts.; Sugar-cured 13@13½ cents; Todd's Hams 14 cts.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1@1.10 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS.—@3, according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Painted Buckets $1.87½@$2 per dozen; three-noon Painted Pals $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, cost, $2.50@$5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6,30 per dozen.

BUTTER.—We quote good Butter at 30 to 25c.; inferior 3 to 10c.

CANDLES.—Tallow 13½@14c. per lb.; Jackson's 14c.; Hull's 16c.; Adamantine 13 @20c.; Sperm 45c.; Patent Sperm 54@38c:

CEMENT.—James River $1.70@1.30 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70@1.32.

COAL.—White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal; for grates, $7.50 per cart load of 26 bushels, per ton of 1,240 per. $3; Foundry do, $7 per ton of 2,24c per.; Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hall $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14c. per bushel.

COFFEE.—We quote Rio 14½@15 cts.; Laguayra, 15½@16 cts.; Java 18½@29 cents; Mocha 20 cts.

COKE.—For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft lump; soft hail $4.50. Hard lump and hail $4.50.

CORN.—We quote 75@80 cts. per bushel.

CORN MEAL.—City Boated Meal 90@95 cents; country 70@75 cts.

COTTON.—8½ to 12 cts.

COTTON YARNS, &c. Cot on Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts.; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

DRIED FRUIT.—No arrivals. Dried Apples from 40 to 50c. per bushel.

FEATHERS.—Dull at 44@45 cts

FERTILIZERS.—Demand light. We quote Peruvian Guano $62½ per ton; Ruffin's Tobacco Manure $45 per ton; A A Mexican $25; Elide Island $48; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Nevassa or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano $50; Rhodes' Super Phosphate of Lage $48; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50; Hartman's (Richmond) Ammoniated Super Phosphate Lime $40; do. Manipulated Guano $50; do. Bone Dust $38 per ton.

FISH.—New Nova Scotia Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; a cargo of new No. 1 Halifax Cut Herrings arrived and sold at $4, on 4 mo. 's time. No North Carolina in market. Mackerel, large No. 3, new, $8.50; small do. $5.

FLAXSEED.—$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

FLOUR.—There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales confined to home consumption. We quote Superfine at $8; Extra $8.50; Family $9.

FLOUR BARRELS.—45 to 50 cts. for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

FRUIT.—Oranges: Messina $2.50 per box. Lemons: $4 per box. Raisins: Bunch $2.50@ $3; layers $3@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cents per box, according to quality. Figs 10 @20 cents per lb.

GINSENG.—25@40 cents, and in demand.

GRASS SEEDS.—We quote prime Clover Seed $6.50 for new; $6@6,25 for old. Timothy $4 @4.25 per bushel. Orchard Grass $2.

GUNPOWDER.—Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3,75; Eagle Canister $14.25; FFF Canister $8.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

HAY.—$1.20@1.25 per cwt.

HIDES.—Salted 8½@9 cents; dry 11@13 cts. Calf Skins, green, $1 @1.12. South American, none.

HOOP POLES.—Flour bbl. $7.50@2 per 1,000; hhd. poles. $15.

IRON AND NAILS.—Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes $400 per ton; English Refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $95. Cut Nails 3 ¼ @3½ cts. per lb

LARD.—Prime Western Leaf, in bbls., 11½@12 cents; kegs 12½ cents—all for new.

LEAD.—We quote 6½@6½ cents per lb. for pig; bar 6½@7 cts.

LEATHER. We quote good stamp, middle weights, 23@24 cts. per lb.; over weights 22 @23 cts.; light 23@23½c.; good damaged 21c.; poor 16@18c; upper leather $2.00@3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35@36c.; Skirting, in the rough, 25@28c.; finished 31@35c.

LIME.—85c. to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12½ Virginia 90c.@$1.

LIQUORS.—Brandy: Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25@ 7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2½@4½; Sazerac $3½@7; Hennessey $3 ½@7½; Peach scarce at $1½@2½; Virginia Apple 60 @85 cts.; do, old, 75c.@$1.50; Northern do. 55@85 cts.; Imitation 45@47½ cts. Rum: New England 40@45c. for mixed; 50@55c. for pure. Gin: Holland $1.20@1.75.

LUMBER.—Clear White Pine $45; refused do. $29; merchantable $20@25 per M One inch Yellow Pine Plank $10@12; three-quarter do. $9@11; 1½ do. $14@16; 1½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16@20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12½@13 cts. each; all heart 18@25 cts. Shingles $5 @6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; Poplar $20@25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25 @28. Dressed Flooring, Southern, $28@30 Laths $2.25 to $2,37 per M for sawed. on the wharf

MOLASSES.—New Orleans 40 cts.; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 30@33 cts.; in hhds., 25 @30 cts.; English Island 30@33 cts.; Ochenhousen's 28 cts.

OATS.—40 to 45 cts. per bushel.

OFFAL.—Bran 20 cts.; Shorts 25 cts.; Brown Stuff 35 cts.; and Ship Stuff 65 cts. per bus.

ONIONS.—Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels: Silver-skin $2½.

PEAS.—None in market.

PLASTER.—Lump—We quote sales at $4 per ton. Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose $7.50.

POTATOES.—We quote Northern 60@65 cts. per bushel

RICE.—5@5½ cts.

ROSIN.—$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

RYE.—We quote 60@65 cts. per bus.

SALT.—Last sales from wharf $1.40; from store $1.60 per sack.

SALTPETRE.—8@10 cts. per lb.

SENECA ROOT.—35@37½ cts.

SHOT.—7@7½ cts. cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and buck.

STARCH.—Corn 6@6½ cts.; Pearl 7@8½ cts.

STAVES.—Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $6 per thousand; Machine cut $7@8.

SUGARS.—New Orleans Sugar we quote 7@8 cents; Cuba 7@8 cents; Porto Rico 7@8 cents; Loaf 10½@11 cents; Crushed and Powdered 10 cents: Coffee Sugar: A 9 cents; B and Extra C 9c.

TOBACCO.—Sales still limited, at former quotations. Lugs $1.50 to $3; Leaf $4 to $10. No fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of inferior quality.

WHEAT.—Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.60 for White; $1.30@$1.30 @$1.37½ for Red.

WHISKEY.—Richmond Rectified 29@30 cents; Stearns' Old Maited Rye $1.50; other qualities 75 cts. @$1.50 per gallon.

WINES.—Port, Burgundy $1@$2.50 per gallon; Juice $2 50@$4. Madeira, Sicily 45c.@$1.75; aderia $2.50@$4. Sherry Permartin, Duff and Gordon, Amontilado, $2@$6.

WOOD.—Wholesale: Oak $3,50@$3,75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail Oak $5; Pine $4.50.

WOOL.—Tub Washed sold at 35@37c.; unwashed third less. Fleece as in quality.

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APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BAGS—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1.37 ½@1.50 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS.—$2@3. according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 per dozen; three hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets . . . more

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BAGS—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 19@23c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1.37 ½@1.50 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS.—$2@3. according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 per dozen; three hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen.

BUTTER.—We quote good Butter at 20 to 25c.; inferior 8 to 10c.

BACON.—Sides 11 ½ cts.; Shoulders 9@9 ½c.; plain Hams 12c.; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½c.; Todd's Sugar-cured Hams 15c. Market dull.

COFFEE.—We quote Rio 14 ½@15 ½c.; Laguayra, none in market; Java 16 ½@17 cts.; Mocha 18 cents. Market firm.

CORN MEAL—City Bolted Meal 75 cts.; country 65 to 70 cts.

CANDLES.—Tallow 15c. per lb.; Jackson's 15c.; Hull's 16 cts.; Adamantine 20@23c.; Sperm 45c.; Patent Sperm 54@56c.

CEMENT.—James River $1.70@1.80 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70@1.80.

COAL.—White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal, for grates, $6.50 per cart load of 25 bushels, per ton of 2,240 lbs. $7; Foundry do. $7 per ton of 2,240 lbs.; Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hail $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14c. per bushel.

COKE.—For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft lump; soft hail $4.50. Hard lump and hail $4.50.

CORN.—Old corn may be quoted at 60 to 65 cts., the latter in small lots. New 50@55 cts.

COTTON.—8 ½ to 12 cents.

COTTON YARNS, &c.—Cotton Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

DRIED FRUIT.—No arrivals. We quote nominally $1@1.25 per bushel.

FEATHERS—Dull at 44 to 45 cts.

FERTILIZERS.—We quote Peruvian $58; Ruffin's Phosphor Peruvian $50 per ton; AA Mexican $25; Elide Island $48; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Navassa, or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano, $50; Rhodes' Super Phosphate of Lime $45.50 per ton; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50 per ton; Hartman's (Richmond) Amoniated Super Phosphate Lime $40 per ton; do. Manipulated Guano $50 per ton: do. Bone Dust $38 per ton.

FISH.—New Nova Scotia Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; No. 1 Halifax Cut Herrings $3.25@$3.50 from store. No North Carolina in market.—Mackerel, large No. 3. new, $8.50; small do., $5.

FLAXSEED—$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

FLOUR.—We repeat last quotations to the trade. Superfine $6.25@6.50; Extra $7@7.25; Family $7.50@7.75.

FLOUR BARRELS—45 to 50 cts. for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

FRUIT.—Oranges: Havana $9 per bbl. Lemons: $4.50@5.05 per box. Raisins: Bunch $2.75@$3; layers $3@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cts. per box, according to quality. Figs 2 ½@20 cts. per lb.

GINSENG.—35@40 cents, and in demand.

GRASS SEEDS—We quote prime Clover Seed 6.25 $6.50; nominal. Timothy 4@$4.25 per bushel.—Orchard Grass $2.

GUNPOWDER—Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3.75; Eagle Canister $14.25; FFF Canister $8.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

HAY.—$1.15 per cwt.

HIDES—Salted 8 ½@9 cts.; Dry 11@13 cts.; Calf skins, green, $1@1.12. South American, none.

HOOP POLES—Flour bbl. $7.50@9 per 1,000; hhd. poles, $15.

IRON AND NAILS.—Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes $400 per ton; English Refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $95. Cut Nails 3 ¼@3 ½c. per lb.

LARD.—Western Lard 13 cents in bbls.; kegs 13@13 ½c.

LEAD.—We quote 6 ¼@6 ½ cts. per lb for pig; bar 6 ½@7.

LEATHER.—We quote good stamp, middle weights 23@24c. per lb.; over weights 22@23c.; light 23@23 ½c.; good damaged 21c.; poor 16@18c.; upper leather $2.00@$3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35@36c.; Skirting, in the rough, 25@28c.; finished 31@35 cts.

LIME.—85c. to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12 ½; Virginia 90c.@$1.

LIQUORS—Brandy: Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25@7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2 ¼@4 ½; Sazerac $3 ¼@7; Hennessey, $3 ½@7 ½; Peach, scarce at $1 ¾@2 ¼; Virginia Apple, 60@85 cts.; do. old, 75c.@$1.50; Northern do., 55@85 cts.; imitation, 45@47 ½ cts.—Rum: New England, 40@45c. for mixed; 50@55 for Pure. Gin: Holland, $1.20@1.75.

LUMBER.—Clear White Pine, $45; refused do. $29; merchantable, $20@25 per M. One inch yellow Pine Plank 10@12; three-quarter do. 9@11; 1 ¼ do. $14@16; 1 ½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16@20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12 ½@13c. each; all heart 18@25c. Shingles $5@6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood ½ inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; ½ Poplar $20@25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25@28. Dressed Flooring, Southern, 28@30. Laths $2.25 to $2.37 per M for sawed. on the wharf.

MOLASSES.—New Orleans 45 cents; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 32@37 ½ cts., in hhds., 25@30; English Island. 37 ½ cts.; Ochenhousen's. 28.

OATS.—30@35 cts. per bushel.

OFFAL.—Bran 15 cts.; Shorts 20; Brown Stuff 30, and Ship Stuff 60 per bus.

ONIONS.—Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels; Silver-skin $2 ½.

PEAS.—None in market.

PLASTER.—Lump—We quote at $5 per ton.—Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose 7.50.

POTATOES.—We quote Northern 60@65 cents per bushel.

RICE—5@5 ½c.

ROSIN.—$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

RYE.—We quote 60@65 cents per bushel.

SALT.—Last sales from wharf $1.65; from store $1.75 per sack.

SALTPETRE—9@10c. per lb.

SENECA ROOT—35@37 ½c.

SHOT—7@7 ¼ cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and buck.

STARCH—Corn 6@6 ½; Pearl 7@8 ½c.

STAVES—Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $5 per thousand; Machine cut $7@$8.

SUGARS.—New Orleans Sugar, none in market. Cuba 7 ½@8 ½c; Porto Rico 8@9 ¼c.; Loaf 11@11 ¼c.;

Crushed and Powdered 10 ¾c.; Coffee Sugar: A 10c.; B 9 ¼c.; Extra C 9 ¾c.

TAR.—$2@2.25 per bbl.

TEAS.—Imperial and Gunpowder 55c.$@1.20.

TOBACCO.—Nothing doing. The holiday has suspended breaks. Last quotations: Inferior Lugs at $2.25@2.50, good and fine $3@3.50; inferior Leaf $5@7, good $8@9; fine manufacturing scarce, price $12.50@20; good and fine English $6.50@10.50, fancy cases $20@90.

WHEAT.—Nothing doing. Last quotations: Good to prime Red $1.10@1.15; do. White $1.20@$1.25.

WINES.—Port, Burgundy $1@2.50 per gallon: Port Juice $2.50@4. Madeira, Sicily 45c.@$1.75; Old Madeira $2.50@4. Sherry, Permartin, Dufi and Gordon, Amentilado $2@6.

WOOD—Wholesale: Oak $3.50@$3.75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail: Oak $5; Pine $4.50.

WOOL.—Tub Washed sold at 35@37c.; unwashed third less. Fleece as in quality.

WHISKEY.—Richmond Rectified 21 ½@22 ½ cts.; Stearns' Old Maited Rye $1.50; other qualities 75c.@$1.50 per gallon.

CATTLE. HOGS, SHEEP, &c.

BEEF.—Supply continues large. Extreme sales at $2.50 to $4.50 gross, the latter only for a few choice cattle. The bulk of sales were at medium prices.

SHEEP.—Supply not very good. We quote sales, good to prime, at $4.50 to $5.50 per cwt. gross; fair to good, per head, sell at $2.50 to $5.

HOGS.—Sales of corn-fed at $8@$8.25 per cwt.; distillery-fed $7.25@$7.75.

FREIGHTS.

FOREIGN.—Nothing to add relative to foreign freights.

DOMESTIC.—The following are the present rates as coastwise freights:

New York.Boston.Philad'a.
Coal, per ton.$1.50$1.75$1.25
Flour, per bbl.202520
Tobacco, per hhd.2.503.002.50
Tobacco, per box202525

Coal to Baltimore, 3 cts. per bushel; Flour 12 ½ cts. per bbl.

MONEY MATTERS.

We give below the best quotations we can obtain:

Exchange on the North is scarce and rates lower. We quote on New York 5 ½; Philadelphia 4 ½@5, and Baltimore 3 ¼@3 ½ per cent. premium.

North Carolina Bank notes are 2 ½. South Carolina Bank notes are 5 per cent. discount, save the Planters' and Miners' Bank of Murphy, N. C., which is bought at 20 per cent discount.

Specie 4@5 per cent. premium

    LIST OF VIRGINIA NOTES BANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

  • All the Banks located in Richmond, and the branches of such as have branches.
  • Bank of Commerce, Fredericksburg.
  • Bank of Howardsville, Howardsville, Albemarle.
  • Bank of the Old Dominion, Alexandria.
  • Bank of Rockbridge, Lexington.
  • Bank of Rockingham, Harrisonburg.
  • Bank of Scottsville, Scottsville.
  • Central Bank of Virginia. Staunton.
  • Danville Bank, Danville, Va.
  • Farmers' Bank of Fincastle, Fincastle.
  • Merchants' Bank Lynchburg.
  • Monticello Bank, Charlottesville.
  • Southwestern Bank, Wytheville.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley, Staunton.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley., Christiansburg.

    LIST OF VIRGINIA BANK NOTES UNBANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

  • Bank of the Valley and branches, save at Staunton and Christiansburg.
  • Bank of Wheeling, Wheeling.
  • Manufacturers' and Farmers' Bank of Wheeling and branches.
  • Northwestern Bank of Virginia, Wheeling, and branches.
  • Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank of Wheeling and branches.
  • Bank of Charleston, Malden, Kanawha.
  • Bank of Berkeley, Martinsburg.
  • Branch of Bank of the Old Dominion at Pearisburg.
  • Bank of Phillippi, Phillippi, Barbour county.
  • Bank of Winchester, Winchester.
  • Fairmont Bank, Fairmont.
  • The notes of the foregoing Banks are bought by the brokers of this city at 1 per ct. discount.

VIRGINIA BANK NOTES THAT ARE AT TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT, DISCOUNT.

The notes of the following Banks are at 25 per cent, discount:

Bank of Manassas, Front Royal.

Bank of Weston, Lewis county.

Trans-Alleghany Bank of Jeffersonville, Tazewell.

There are probably few, if any, of the notes of the last named Bank afloat, as it has been discredited for some years.

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COMMERCIAL.

Richmond Markets, March 7, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 11 cents; Shoulders 9 cents; plain Hams 12 cts; Sugar-cured 12@12½ cents. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 10@22c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1.37½@1.50 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 . . . more

COMMERCIAL.

Richmond Markets, March 7, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 11 cents; Shoulders 9 cents; plain Hams 12 cts; Sugar-cured 12@12½ cents. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester do., 10@22c.; Gunny do., 12@14c.

BEANS.—White $1.37½@1.50 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS.—$2@3, according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Painted Buckets $1.87½@$2 per dozen; three-hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@$5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen.

BUTTER.—We quote good Butter at 20 to 25c.; inferior 8 to 10c.

CANDLES.—Tallow 13 ½@14c. per lb.; Jackson's 14c.; Hull's 16c.; Adamantine 18@20c.; Sperm 45c.; Patent Sperm 54@56c.

CEMENT.—James River $1.70@1.80 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70@1.80.

COAL.—White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal, for grates, $7.50 per cart load of 25 bushels, per ton of 2,240 lbs. $8; Foundry do. $7 per ton of 2,240 lbs. Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hail $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14c. per bushel.

COFFEE.—We quote Rio 14@15 cents; Laguayra, 15 ½@18 cts.; Java 18½@19 cents; Mocha 18 cts.

COKE.—For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft lump; soft hail $4.50. Hard lump and hail $4.50.

CORN.—We quote 58@60 cts. per bushel.

CORN MEAL.—City Bolted Meal 75@80 cents; country 70@75 cts.

COTTON.—8½ to 12 cts.

COTTON YARNS, &c.—Cotton Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts.; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

DRIED FRUIT.—No arrivals. We quote nominally $1@1.25 per bushel.

FEATHERS.—Dull at 44@45 cts

FERTILIZERS.—Demand light. We quote Peruvian Guano $62½ per ton; Ruffin's Tobacco Manure $45 per ton; AA Mexican $25; Elide Island $48; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Nevassa or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano $50; Rhodes' Super Phosphate of Lime $48; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50; Hartman's (Richmond) Ammoniated Super Phosphate Lime $40; do. Manipulated Guano $50; do. Bone Dust $28 per ton.

FISH.—New Nova Scotia Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; No. 1 Halifax Cut Herrings $3.25@3.50, from store. No North Carolina in market. Mackerel, large No. 3, new, $8.50; small do. $5.

FLAXSEED.—$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

FLOUR.—There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales confined to home consumption. We quote Superfine at $6.50; Extra $7@7½; Family $7.75@$8.

FLOUR BARRELS.—45 to 50 cts. for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

FRUIT.—Oranges: Havana $9 per bbl. Lemons: $3.50@4.00 per box. Raisins; Bunch $2.75@$3; layers $2@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cents per box, according to quality. Figs 10@20 cents per lb.

GINSENG—35@40 cents, and in demand.

GRASS SEEDS.—We quote prime Clover Seed $6.50 for new; $6@6.25 for old. Timothy $4@4.25 per bushel. Orchard Grass $2.

GUNPOWDER.—Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3.75; Eagle Canister $14.25; FFF Canister $3.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

HAY.—$1.10@1.15 per cwt.

HIDES.—Salted 8½@9 cents; dry 11@13 cts. Calf Skins, green, $1 @1.12. South American, none.

HOOP POLES.—Flour bbl. $7.50@9 per 1,000; hhd. poles, $15.

IRON AND NAILS.—Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes $400 per ton; English Refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $95. Cut Nails 2 ¼ @3½ cts. per lb.

LARD.—Prime Western Leaf, in bbls., 12 cents; Baltimore 12½@13 cents, all for new.

LEAD.—We quote 6¼@6½ cents per lb. for pig; bar 6½ @7 cts.

LEATHER. We quote good stamp, middle weights, 23@24 cts. per lb.; over weights 22 @23 cts.;light 23@23½c.; good damaged 21c.; poor 16@18c.; upper leather $2,00@ 3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35@36c.; Skirting, in the rough, 25@ 28c.; finished 31@35c.

LIME.—85c. to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12½; Virginia 90c.@$1.

LIQUORS.—Brandy: Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25 @7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2¼@4 ½; Sazerac $3¼@7; Hennessey $3 ½@7 ½; Peach scarce at $1¾@2¼; Virginia Apple 60 @85 cts.; do., old, 75c. @$1.50; Northern do. 55@85 cts.; Imitation 45 @47½ cts. Rum: New England 40@45c. for mixed; 50 @55c. for pure. Gin: Holland $1.20@1.75.

LUMBER.—Clear White Pine $45; refused do. $29; merchantable $20@25 per M. One inch Yellow Pine Plank $10@12; three-quarter do. $9@11; 1¼ do. $14 @16; 1½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16@20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12½@13 cts. each; all heart 18@25 cts. Shingles $5@6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; Poplar $20@25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25@28. Dressed Flooring, Southern, $28 @30. Laths $2.25 to $2.37 per M for sawed. on the wharf

MOLASSES.—New Orleans 45 cts.; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 33@37½ cts.; in hhds., 25@30 cts.; English Island 37½ cts.; Ochenhousen's 28 cts.

OATS.—38@40 cts. per bushel.

OFFAL.—Bran 20 cts.; Shorts 25 cts.; Brown Stuff 35 cts.; and Ship Stuff 65 cts. per bus.

ONIONS.—Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels; Silver-skin $2½.

PEAS.—None in market.

PLASTER.—Lump—We quote at $4¼@4½ per ton. Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose $7.50.

POTATOES.—We quote Northern 60@65 cts. per bushel

RICE.—5@5½ cts.

ROSIN.—$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

RYE.—We quote 60@65 cts. per bus.

SALT.—Last sales from wharf $1.65; from store $1.75 per sack.

SALTPETRE.—9@10 cts. per lb.

SENECA ROOT.—35@37½ cts.

SHOT.—7@7¼ cts. cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and buck.

STARCH.—Corn 6@6½ cts.; Pearl 7@8½ cts.

STALLS.—Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $5 per thousand: Machine cut $7@8.

SUGARS.—New Orleans Sugar we quote 7½@8 cents; Cuba 7½@8 ½ cents; Porto Rico 8@9¼ cents; Loaf 11@11¼ cents; Crushed and Powdered 10¾ cents; Coffee Sugar: A 10 cents; B 9½ cents; Extra C 9¼c.

TOBACCO.—Sales still limited, at former quotations. We notice the sales of some Lugs $2@3.50; Leaf $4 to $10; some stemming Leaf $8@9.50; no fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of inferior quality.

WHEAT.—Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.55 for White; $1.30@ $1.35 for Red.

WHISKEY.—Richmond Rectified 22½@23½ cents; Stearns' Old Malted Rye $1.50; other qualities 75 cts.@$1.50 per gallon.

WINES.—Port, Burgundy $1@$2.50 per gallon; Port Juice $2.50@$4. Madeira, Sicily 45c.@$1.75; Old Madeira $2. 50@$4. Sherry, Permartin, Duff and Gordon, Amontillado, $2@$6.

WOOD.—Wholesale: Oak $3.50@$3.75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail Oak $5; Pine $4.50.

WOOL.—Tub Washed sold at 35@37c.; unwashed third less Fleece as in quality.

FREIGHTS.

FOREIGN.—Nothing to add relative to foreign freights.

DOMESTIC.—The following are the present rates as coastwise freights:

New York.Boston.Philad'a.
Coal, per ton$1.50$1.75$1.25
Flour, per bbl202520
Tobacco, per hhd2.503.002.50
Tobacco., per box202525

Coal to Baltimore, 3 cts per bushel; Flour 12½ cts. per bbl.

CATTLE, HOGS, SHEEP, &c.

BEEF.—Sales this week at $3@4.25 for good to prime cattle. A very few bought at the latter price. Market well supplied.

SHEEP.—We quote sales at $2.50 to $3 per head for ordinary sheep, and $4.50 to $5 per cwt. gross for the best quality.

HOGS.—Sales of corn-fed at $8@8.50 per cwt.; distillery-fed $7.50@8.

MONEY MATTERS.

We give below the best quotations we can obtain:

We quote Exchange on New York 5 ¾ per cent.; on Philadelphia 5¾ per cent., and on Baltimore 5½ per cent. premium.

South Carolina Bank notes par; North Carolina Bank note 2 per cent. discount. Planters' and Miners' Bank of Murphy (N. C.) 20 per cent. discount.

Specie 5 per cent. premium.

LIST OF VIRGINIA BANK NOTES BANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

All the Banks located in Richmond, and the branches of such as have branches.

  • Bank of Commerce, Fredericksburg.
  • Bank of Howardsville, Howardsville, Albemarle.
  • Bank of the Old Dominion, Alexandria.
  • Bank of Rockbridge, Lexington.
  • Bank of Rockingham, Harrisonburg.
  • Bank of Scottsville, Scottsville.
  • Central Bank of Virginia, Staunton.
  • Danville Bank, Danville, Va.
  • Farmers' Bank of Fincastle, Fincastle.
  • Merchants' Bank, Lynchburg.
  • Monticello Bank, Charlottesville.
  • Southwestern Bank, Wytheville.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley, Staunton.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley, Christiansburg

LIST OF VIRGINIA BANK NOTES UNBANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

Bank of the Valley and branches, save at Staunton and Christiansburg.

  • Bank of Wheeling, Wheeling.
  • Manufacturers' and Farmers' Bank of Wheeling and branches.
  • Northwestern Bank of Virginia, Wheeling, and branches.
  • Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank of Wheeling and Branches.
  • Bank of Charleston, Malden, Kanawha.
  • Bank of Berkeley, Martinsburg.
  • Branch Bank of the Old Dominion, at Pearisburg.
  • Bank of Phillippi, Phillippi, Barbour county.
  • Bank of Winchester, Winchester.
  • Fairmont Bank, Fairmont.

The notes of the foregoing Banks are bought by the brokers of this city at 1 per cent. discount.

VIRGINIA BANK NOTES THAT ARE AT TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT. DISCOUNT.

The notes of the following Banks are at 25 per cent. discount.:

  • Bank of Manassas, Front Royal.
  • Bank of Weston, Lewis county.
  • Trans-Allegheny Bank of Jeffersonville, Tazewell.

There are probably few, if any, of the notes of the last named Bank afloat, as it has been discredited for some years.

SALES OF STOCKS IN RICHMOND,

Reported byJohn A. Lancaster & Son, for the week ending March 7th, 1861.

  • Virginia 6 per cent. Registered Bonds, sales $80½.
  • Richmond City Bonds, last sales $90.
  • Petersburg City Bonds, no recent sales.
  • Lynchburg City Bonds, no recent sales.
  • Norfolk City Bonds, no recent sales.
  • Exchange Bank Stock, last sales $100.
  • Farmers' Bank Stock, held at $100.
  • Bank of Virginia Stock, held at $70.
  • Bank of the Commonwealth Stock, held at $94.
  • Richmond and Danville R. E. Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va., sales $90.
  • Virginia Central R. R. Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va., no recent sales.
  • City of Petersburg Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va., no recent sales.
  • Old Dominion Insurance Co. Stock, sales $29.
  • Richmond Fire Association Stock, last sales $26.
  • Virginia Fire and Marine insurance Stock, last sales $38.
  • Insurance Company State of Va., last sales $110.
  • Merchants' Insurance Stock, sales $72½.
  • Va. Life Insurance Co, Stock, last sales $113.
  • Virginia Central Railroad 1st Mortgage Bonds, last sales $85.
  • Virginia Central Railroad 2d Mortgage Bonds, last sales $7.
  • Virginia and Tennessee Railroad 1st Mortgage Bonds, no recent sales.
  • Virginia and Tennessee Railroad 2d Mortgage Bonds, no recent sales.
  • Virginia and Tennessee Railroad 3d Mortgage Bonds, no recent sales.
  • Orange and Alexandria Railroad 6 per cent. Bonds, last sales $75.
  • Orange and Alexandria Railroad 8 per cent. Bonds, last sales $87½.
  • Manassas Gap Railroad 6 per cent. Bonds, no recent sales.
  • South-Side Railroad Bonds, no recent sales.
  • South-Side Railroad Bonds, guaranteed by Petersburg, no recent sales.
  • Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad Stock, sales $78.
  • Virginia Central Railroad Stock, last sales offered at $45.
  • Richmond & Petersburg Railroad Stock, sales $57½.
  • Richmond & Danville Railroad Stock, sales $55.
  • James River & Kanawha Stock. last sales $17½.
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Friday, April 05, 1861

COMMERCIAL.

Richmond Markets, April 4, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@2.50; Virginia Pippins $2.60 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 10¾@11 cts.; Shoulders 8¼@9 cts.; plain Hams 11½@12 cts Sugar-cured 13@13½ cents; Todd's Hams 14 cts. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester bags 19@23c.; Gunny bags 12@14c.

BRANS.—White $1@1.10 . . . more

COMMERCIAL.

Richmond Markets, April 4, 1861.

APPLES.—Northern $2.50@2.50; Virginia Pippins $2.60 to $4.

BACON.—Demand moderate. We quote Sides 10¾@11 cts.; Shoulders 8¼@9 cts.; plain Hams 11½@12 cts Sugar-cured 13@13½ cents; Todd's Hams 14 cts. Stock light.

BAGS.—Seamless Bags, 25c.; Manchester bags 19@23c.; Gunny bags 12@14c.

BRANS.—White $1@1.10 per bushel.

BEESWAX.—27 cts.

BROOMS.—$2@3, according to quality.

BUCKETS, &c.—Painted Buckets $1.87½@$2 per dozen; three-hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@$5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen.

BUTTER.—We quote good Butter at 20 to 25c.; inferior 8 to 10c.

CANDLES.—Tallow 13½@14c. per .; Jackson's 14c.; Hull's 16c.; Adamantine 18@20c.; Sperm 45c.; Patent Sperm 54@56c.

CEMENT.—James River $1.70@1.80 per bbl.; Northern Rosendale at $1.70@1.80.

COAL.—White and Red Ash Anthracite Coal, for grates, $7.50 per cart load of 25 bushels, per ton of 2,240 lbs. $5; Foundry do. $7 per ton of 2,240 lbs.; Bituminous Lump $5 per load of 25 bushels; Hail $4.50; Smiths' Coal 12@14c. per bushel.

COFFEE.—We quote Rio 14@15 cents; Laguayra, 15½@16 cts.; Java 18½@19 cents; Mocha 18 cts.

COKE.—For city consumption $5 per cart load of 25 bushels, for soft slump; soft hall $4.50. Hard lump and hall $4.50.

CORN.—We quote 60@62½ cts. per bushel.

CORN MEAL.—City Bo. Meal 75@80 cents; country 70@75 cts.

COTTON.—8½ to 12 cts.

COTTON YARNS, &c. Cot on Yarns 21@22 cts.; Cotton Cordage 24 cts.; Seine Twine 27 cts.; Carpet Warp 22 cts.; Wrapping Twine 22 cts.

DRIED FRUIT.—No arrivals. Dried Apples from 40 to 50c. per bushel.

FEATHERS.—Dull at 44@45 cts.

FERTILIZERS.—Demand light. We quote Peruvian Guano $62½ per ton; Ruffin's Tobacco Manure $45 per ton; AA Mexican $25; Ellde Island $48; Patagonian $25; Sombrero $30; Nevassa or Brown Columbian $30; Reese's Manipulated Guano $50; Rhodes' Super Phosphate of Lime $45; Robinson's Manipulated Guano $50; Hartman's (Richmond) Ammoniated Super Phosphate Lime $10; do. Manipulated Guano $50; do. Bone Dust $35 per ton.

FISH.—New Nova Scotia Herrings, gross, $2.75@$3; a cargo of new No. I Halifax Cut Herrings arrived and sold at $4, on 4 mo.'s time. No North Carolina in market. Mackerel. large No. 3, new, $8.50; small do. $5.

FLAXSEED.—$1.20@1.40 per bushel.

FLOUR.—There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales confined to home consumption. We quote Superfine at $5.50@$6.75; Extra $7@7.25; Family $7.75@$8.

FLOUR BARRELS.—45 to 50 cts, for city made; Country have sold recently at from 20 to 30 cts.

FRUIT.—Oranges: Messina $2.50 per box. Lemons; $4 per box. Raisins: Bunch $2.50@$3; layers $3@3.25. Prunes 10 to 40 cents per box, according to quality. Figs 10@20 cents per lb.

GINSENG.—35@40 cents, and in demand.

GRASS SEEDS.—We quote prime Clover Seed $6.50 for new; $6@6.25 for old. Timothy $4@4.25 per bushel. Orchard Grass $2.

GUNPOWDER.—Dupont's and Hazard's Sporting $5.75; Blasting $3.75; Eagle Canister $14.25; FFF Canister $8.25. In quantities of twenty kegs and upwards, 50 cents a keg less.

HAY.—$1.10@1.15 per cwt.

HIDES.—Salted 8½@9 cents; dry 11@13 cts. Calf Skins, green, $1@1.12. South American, none.

HOOP POLES.—Flour bbl. $7.50@9 per 1,000; hhd. poles, $15.

IRON AND NAILS.—Pig Iron $28@34, as in quality and quantity; Swedes $400 per ton; English Refined $70; Tredegar $85; Common English $60; American country $95. Cut Nails 3½@3½ cts. per lb.

LARD.—Prime Western Leaf, in bbls., 11½@12 cents; kegs 12@12½ cents—all for new.

LEAD.—We quote 6½@6½ cents per lb. for pig; bar 6½@7 cts.

LEATHER. We quote good stamp, middle weights, 23@24 cts. per lb.; over weights 22@23 cts.; light 23@23½c.;good damaged 21c.; poor 16@18c; upper leather $2.00@3.50, as to size, weight and quality; Harness 35 @36c.; Skirting, in the rough, 25@28c.; finished 31@35c.

LIME.—85c. to $1 from wharf. From store, we quote Northern $1.12½; Virginia 90c.@$1.

LIQUORS.—Brandy: Otard, Dupuy & Co., $3.25@7 per gallon; A. Seignette, $2½@4½; Sazerac $3½@7; Hennessey $3½@7½; Peach scarce at $1½@2½; Virginia Apple 50@85 cts.; do., old, 75c. @$1.50; Northern do. 55@85 cts.; Imitation 45@47½ cts. Rum: New England 40@45c. for mixed; 50@55c. for pure. Gin: Holland $1.20@1.75.

LUMBER.—Clear White Pine $45; refused do. $29; merchantable $20@25 per M. One inch Yellow Pine Plank $10@12; three-quarter do. $9@11; 1½ do. $14@16; 1½ do. $13@14; 2 do. $12.50@15. Flooring $18@20, face measure; Scantling $11@13 for heart and sap; all heart $16@20, according to size. Garden Rails, heart and sap, 12½@13 cts. each; all heart 18@25 cts. Shingles $5@6 per M. Weather Boarding $13@16. Inch Oak Plank $30@35. Buttonwood 5/8 inch $25@30. Inch Cherry $35; 5/8 Poplar $20@25 per M. Dressed Flooring, Virginia, $25@28. Dressed Flooring, Southern, $28@30 Laths $2.25 to $2.37 per M for sawed, on the wharf.

MOLASSES.—New Orleans 40 cts.; Cuba Muscovado, in bbls., 30@33 cts.; in hhds., 25@30 cts.; English Island 30@33 cts.; Ochenhousen's 28 cts.

OATS.—30 to 35 cts. per bushel and dull.

OFFAL.—Bran 20 cts.; Shorts 25 cts.; Brown Stuff 35 cts.; and Ship Stuff 65 cts. per bus.

ONIONS.—Red $2 per bbl. of near three bushels; Silver-skin $2½.

PEAS.—None in market.

PLASTER.—Lump—We quote sales by the cargo at $4; small lots, $4.50 per ton Claiborne's Richmond Ground $8.50 per ton packed; Sharpe's do. packed $8.50; loose $7.50.

POTATOES.—We quote Northern 60@65 cts, per bushel.

RICE.—5@5½ cts.

ROSIN.—$1.70@1.75 per bbl.

RYE.—We quote 60@65 cts. per bus.

SALT.—Last sales from wharf $1.40; from store $1.60 per sack.

SALTPETRE.—9@10 cts. per lb.

SENECA ROOT.—35@37½ cts.

SHOT.—7@7½ cts. cash, and time as to quantity, for drop and buck.

STARCH.—Corn 6@6½ cts.; Pearl 7@8½ cts.

STAVES.—Good oak, for flour barrels, we quote at $5 per thousand; Machine cut $7@8.

SUGARS.—New Orleans Sugar we quote 7@8 cents; Cuba 7@8 cents; Porto Rico 7@8 cents; Loaf 10½@11 cents; Crushed and Powdered 10 cents: Coffee Sugar: A 9 cents; B and Extra C 9c.

TOBACCO.—Sales still limited, at former quotations. Lugs $2 to $4; Leaf $4.50 to $11. No fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of inferior quality.

WHEAT.—Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.55 for White; $1.30@$1.35 for Red.

WHISKEY.—Richmond Rectified 20½@21½ cents; Stearns' Old Maited Rye $1.50; other qualities 75 cts, per gallon.

WINES.—Port, Burgundy $1@$2.50 per gallon; Port Juice $2.50@$4. Madeira, Sicily 45c.@$1.75; Old Madeira $2.50@$4. Sherry, Permartin, Duff and Gordon, Amontilado, $2@$6.

WOOD.—Wholesale: Oak $3.50@$3.75 per cord; Pine $2.75@$3. Retail Oak $5; Pine $4.50.

WOOL.—Tub Washed sold at 35@37c.; unwashed third less. F. Reece as in quality.

FREIGHTS.

FOREIGN.—Nothing to add relative to foreign freights.

DOMESTIC.—The following are the present rates as coastwise freights:

New York.Boston.Philad'a.
Coal, per ton$1.50$1.75$1.25
Flour, per bbl202520
Tobacco, per hhd$2.50$3.00$2.50
Do., per box202525

Coal to Baltimore, 3 cts per bushel; Flour 12½ cts. per bbl.

CATTLE, HOGS, SHEEP, &c.

BEEF.—Sales this week at $3@4.25 for good to prime cattle. A very few bought at the latter price. Market well supplied.

SHEEP.—We quote sales at $2.50 to $3 per head for ordinary sheep, and $4.50 to $5 per cwt.; gross for the best quality.

HOGS.—Sales of corn-fed at $8@8.50 per cwt.; distillery-fed $7.50@8.

MONEY MATTERS.

We give below the best quotations we can obtain:

We quote Exchange on New York 3½ to 3¼ per ct.; on Philadelphia do.; and on Baltimore do.

South Carolina Bank notes 1 per ct. dis.; North Carolina Bank notes 2½ per cent. discount. Planters' and Miners' Bank of Murphy (N. C.) 20 per cent. discount.

Specie buying at 2½ to 3 and selling at 3½@4 per ct. premium.

    LIST OF VIRGINIA BANK NOTES BANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

  • All the Banks located in Richmond, and the branches of such as have branches.
  • Bank of Commerce, Fredericksburg.
  • Bank of Howardsville, Howardsville, Albemarle.
  • Bank of the Old Dominion, Alexandria.
  • Bank of Rockbridge, Lexington.
  • Bank of Rockingham, Harrisonburg.
  • Bank of Scottsville, Scottsville.
  • Central Bank of Virginia, Staunton.
  • Danville Bank, Danville, Va.
  • Farmers' Bank of Fincastle, Fincastle.
  • Merchants' Bank, Lynchburg.
  • Monticello Bank, Charlottesville.
  • Southwestern Bank, Wytheville.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley, Staunton.
  • Branch of the Bank of the Valley, Christiansburg.

    LIST OF VIRGINIA BANK NOTES UNBANKABLE IN RICHMOND.

  • Bank of the Valley and branches, save at Staunton and Christiansburg.
  • Bank of Wheeling, Wheeling.
  • Manufacturers' and Farmers' Bank of Wheeling and branches.
  • Northwestern Bank of Virginia, Wheeling, and branches.
  • Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank of Wheeling and branches.
  • Bank of Charleston, Malden, Kanawha.
  • Bank of Berkeley, Martinsburg.
  • Branch Bank of the Old Dominion, at Pearisburg.
  • Bank of Phillippi, Phillippi, Barbour county.
  • Bank of Winchester, Winchester.
  • Fairmont Bank, Fairmont.

The notes of the foregoing Banks are bought by the brokers of this city at 1 per cent. discount.

VIRGINIA BANK NOTES THAT ARE AT TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT. DISCOUNT.

The notes of the following Banks are at 25 per cent. discount:

  • Bank of Manassas, Front Royal.
  • Bank of Weston, Lewis county.
  • Trans-Alleghany Bank of Jeffersonville, Tazewell.

There are probably few, if any, of the notes of the last named Bank afloat, as it has been discredited for some years.

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