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William Hamilton Gibson
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 313 pages of information about Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making.
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=================== | No. of | No. of | | |Estimated | Skins. | Skins. | Total | Price according to | average KINDS. | March | Sept. | No. | quality. |price per | Sale. | Sale. | | | skin. ------------|---------|---------|---------|-----------------
-------------- | | | | | L s. d.  Badger | 2,700 | | 2,700 | 1s. to 7s. | 1 06 Bear | 5,217 | 2,794 | 8,011 | 5s. to L8 l0s. | 5 0 00 Beaver | 111,993 | 37,052 | 149,045 | 4S. 3d. to 38s. 6d. | 1 00 00 Fisher | 2,843 | 779 | 3,622 | 8s. to L3 5s. | 2 10 00 Fox, Blue | 90 | | 90 | 18s. to L4. | 2 10 00 " Cross | 1,818 | 471 | 2,289 | 5s. to L4. | 1 10 00 " Kitt | 6,930 | | 6,930 | 2s. 8d. to 28s. 10d.| 3 00 " Red | 6,914 | 1,383 | 8,297 | 4s. 6d. to 17s. | 10 00 " Silver | 540 | 148 | 688 | L3 10s. to L21. | 10 00 00 " White | 7,312 | | 7,312 | 2s. to 14s. 9d. | 7 00 Lynx | 2,468 | 1,652 | 4,120 | 9s. 6d. to L1 14s. | 18 00 Marten | 47,878 | 18,955 | 66,833 | 10s. to L3 19s. | 1 10 00 Mink | 31,802 | 12,896 | 44,698 | 4s. to L1 8s. 6d. | 15 00 Muskrat | 651,498 | 116,488 | 767,896 | 3d. to 16d. | 00 8 Otter | 8,571 | 2,681 | 11,252 | 14s. to L3 18s. | 2 10 00 " Sea | | 98 | 98 | L4 10s. to L32. | 15 00 00 Rabbit | 10,029 | | 10,029 | 3d. to 4d. | 00 3 Raccoon | | 3,582 | 3,582 | 1s. to 3s. 3d. | 2 6 Skunk | 1,691 | | 1,691 | 2s. to 7s. | 4 00 Wolf | 6,216 | 188 | 6,404 | 6s. to L2 15s. | 15 00 Wolverine | 1,770 | 320 | 2,090 | 8s. to L1 1s. | 15 00 ============================================================
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 AMERICAN FUR SKINS—­TABLE OF VALUES.[*] ============================================================
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                                       | Prime. |Seconds.| Thirds.|Fourths. -------------------------
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 Badger | $1.00 | $0.50 | $0.10 | $
 Bear, Black | 18.00 | 9.00 | 1.00 |
   " Cub | 10.00 | 5.00 | 1.00 |
   " Brown | 7.00 | 4.00 | 1.00 |
 Beaver, California per lb. | 1.25 | 75 | 50 |
    " Southern | 1.00 | 75 | 40 |
    " Upper Missouri | 1.75 | 1.50 | 50 |
    " Lake Supr. and Canada. | 2.50 | 1.75 | 75 |
 Cat, Wild |

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