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Cts.

Cts.

20 lb. bags,

23 Cases, 5 doz. 2 lb. boxes,

$4 50 Cartage included.

Extra Dairy Salt. 3 lb. pockets,

6 4 lb.

7 5 lb. bags,

8 7 lb.

101 8 lb.

113 10 lb.

14 16 lb."

22 18 lb.

24 20 lb.

26 Cases, 5 doz. 2 lb. boxes, .

$5 00 Cartage included. Respectfully yours, &c.,

ST. JOHN & AVERY, Agents.

Movements and receipts of salt in 1866.

Bushels. Barrels.
New York city.. 748,314 149,663 $1 67
Canada

510,330 102,066 1 93
Lower lake .. 1,916,900 383,380 2 03
Upper lake .... 1,911,170 382,234 $1 99
State ..

2,071,789 414,358 2 25

$249,937 21 196,987 38 778,261 40 $760,645 66 932,295 50

7,150,503 1,431,701

$2,918,127 15

Hence the production of 1866 sold at an average price of $2.03 per barrel net at Syracuse.

STATEMENT of toll received on salt from 1837 to 1866, per

thousand pounds per mile.

[blocks in formation]

Total.

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Year.

Domestic salt Foreign salt.

1837 $32,300 1838 34,513 1839 40,448 1840 37,402 1841 43,543 1842 29,528 1843 51,898 1844 62,639 1845 55,430 1846 23,934 1847

24,114 1848 26,876 1849 27,210 1850 18,729 1851 22,938 1852 29,959 1853 24,070 1854 27,394 1855 34,103 1856

15,277 1857 18,423 1858 27,860 1859 36,569 1860 28,647 1861 40,769 1862 49,129 1863 47,660 1864

65,979 1865 70,543 1866 73,168

$3,604 2,414 2,869 2,273 2,747 2,826 3,054 3,044 4,321 4,088 3,230 3,163 47,528 8,044 5,530 8,596 2,485

$32,300 34,513 40,448 37,402 43,543 29,528 51,898 62,639 55,430 23,934 24,114 26,876 27,210 22,233 25,352 32,828 26,343 30,141 36,929 18,331 21,467 32,181 40,657 31,877 43,932 96,657 55,704 71,509 79,139 75,653

There was no account kept of salt previous to 1837, and no separate account kept of foreign salt till 1850.

This agreement, made this 12th day of April in the year eighteen hundred and sixty, between 0. C. Childs of the first part, and “The Salt Company of Onondaga,” a corporation under the laws of the State of New York, of the second part; witnesseth: That the party

of the first part, agrees from and after the date hereof, to enter into the employment of the party of the second part, in the business of manufacturing fine salt in block No. 120, in the Inspection District, No. 2, belonging to the party of the second part, and to continue in such employment until the close of the salt manufacturing season of 1860.

The party of the first part agrees that in such employment he will take the whole charge and assume all the expenses of furnishing fuel and manufacturing fine salt on the prem ses and in the block aforesaid, that will make the said salt of the best quality, and according to the requirements of the superintendent of the Salt Springs, and place and deliver the same in the bins of said block as the property of the said party of the second part, in good order and condition, and assume the care and expense of keeping the same in such good order and condition until the same shall be removed by the party of the second part. The party of the first part also agrees that at all times during the said employment and until the 1st day April 1861 he will keep and maintain said salt block, cisterns, fixtures and appurtenances for the manufacture of salt in good order and repair, so as to save the said party of the second part from all trouble and expense on that account; and the party of the first part, also agree to assume the expenses of putting and keeping the yard and grounds of said block in such condition for packing and rolling out salt, as the party of the second part may require.

The manufacture of salt in said block shall be commenced on or before the 10th day of May next, and be continued so as to make the quantity of salt hereafter required during the season of canal navigation, with such rapidity and at such times as the party of the second part may from time to time direct.

The quantity of salt to be manufactured as aforesaid in said block shall be 16,000 bushels.

It is also agreed between the parties hereto, that in the classification of the blocks by the Superintendent in the supplying of brine, the party of the second part is authorized to control on the part of said block and agree with the Superintendent, in regard to such classification, as may be deemed for the best interest of the party of the second part.

The salt manufactured as aforesaid shall be removed from the bins by the party of the second part, from time to time, in such lots and quantities and in bulk or in such packages as they, the said party of the second part, in the ordinary sale or sending the same to market, may require. The party of the second part agreeing to remove salt from all the blocks in wbich they (the party of the second part) may make salt on similar conditions in a pro rata proportion as near as may be convenient.

In consideration whereof, it is agreed between the parties, that the party of the second part shall pay to the party of the first part, for salt manufactured as aforesaid, eleven and one half cents per bushel, and the same shall be payable for all salt removed from the bins during the season of canal navigation, at the principal office of the party of the second part, upon the removal of each one thousand bushels.

The party of the second part also agree that they will appoint three competent and impartial persons, who shall, within twenty days after the close of canal navigation, estimate the amount of salt manufactured as aforesaid which may be then remaining in the bins of said block aforesaid, and within thirty days after said close of navigation, pay said party of the first part, for making the same, retaining therefrom fifteen per cent, which shall be payable in the season of 1861, after the same shall all be finally taken from the bins and removed from the premises by the party of the second part in the ordinary sale or sending of the same to market, and the accounts between the parties hereto shall have been finally adjusted.

The party of the first part shall have the right to use the salt block aforesaid only for the purpose of fulfilling the foregoing agreement-the party of the second part to be deemed at all times in possession of said block and the salt manufactured therein. In case by any error a larger amount of salt be made therein than is heretofore authorized, it will be removed by the party of the second part any time they see fit, and any salt so manufactured will be paid for by the party of the second part on the first day of July, 1861, at the rate and price per bushel it may cost the party of the second part to make salt in the season of 1861, previous and up to said first day of July, provided the same does not exceed the cost of 1860.

It is agreed that the party of the first part is at all times to con. form to, and follow any reasonable direction of the party of the second part in the manufacture of salt in said block.

(Indorsed): Ending April 1, 1861. Contract for making fine salt. 0. C. Childs with the Salt Company of Onondaga. Block No. 120, Salina.

This indenture, made this first day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty, between Lawrence Power, of the city of Syracuse of the first part, and “The Salt Company of Onondaga," a corporation duly organized under the act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes, passed February 17th, 1848, of the

second part.

Witnesseth: That the said party of the first part has leased and granted, and by these presents does lease and grant unto the said party of the second part its successors or assigns the following premises and property, that is to say, fine salt lot number one hundred and twenty-three, more particularly designated on a map made by Benj. F. Green, Deputy Surveyor, in 1858; and on file in the offices of the Superintendent of Salt Springs and the Clerk of the County of Onondaga, on which is situated fine salt block number thirty six, in the inspection district number one, (Syracuse), excepting therefrom one house now situated on said lot, so far as the same does not inter: fere with the manufacture of salt in said block, together with all and singular the erections of every kind for the manufacture of salt situated thereon, and all tools and implements connected therewith, and all the appurtenances thereto belonging, to have and to hold the said premises, erections and appurtenances unto the said party of the second part its successors and assigns from the time when these presents are interchangeably delivered until the first day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy, and no longer. But this lease and grant are upon this expressed condition, that the said party of the second part, its successors and assigns, shall punctually pay unto the party of the first part, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns a certain rent equal to twelve and a half per cent. per annum on the value of the said

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