Market prices in Honolulu, 1844.

HONOLULU MARKET.

COUNTRY PRODUCE.

Sugar—Muscavado—per lb. 3 to 4 cts.
Molasses—per gallon, 12 1-2 to 20 c.
Arrow-Root—per lb. 4 cts.
Coffee, per lb. 12 1-2 to 25 c.
Hides (green) each $3. do, dry, per lb. 8 cents.
Goat Skins, each, 18 cents.
Raw Silk, per lb. 3 to $5.
Leaf Tobacco, per lb. 6 cts.
Salt, cargo price per bbl. 75 c.
Lime, per bbl. $1.50.
Wood, per cord $10.
Castor Oil, per gallon $2.
Kukui do. do. 50 a 75 c.
Maize per bbl. $4.
Mustard Seed, per lb. 2 1-2 c.

BUTCHER’S MEAT, ETC.

Beef, roasting ps. per lb. 8 c. do. por quarter, 6 1-4 cts.
Mutton, per lb. 12 1-2 cts.
Lamb, per lb. 12 1-2 cts.
Pork per lb. 6 1-2 cents.
Rabbits, —
Goats meat, per qr. 12 1-2 c.
Sausages, per lb. 25 c.
Lard, per lb. 10 c.
Butter, per lb. 37 1-2 c.

POULTRY.

Fowls, per doz. $3.
Turkeys, per doz. $6 to 9.
Geese, Eng. $6 per pr.
Ducks per dozen, $6.
Pidgeons, per doz. $1.50.
Eggs, per doz. 12 1-2 to 25 c.

(Polynesian, 9/7/1844, p. 66)

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GAME.

Wild Ducks, per doz. $1.50.
Plover, per dozen, 50 cents.

FRESH FISH.

Mullet, per dozen, 37 to 50 c.
Other fish, per lb. 3 to 6 c.
Craw fish, each 6 1-4 cts.
Shell fish, per peck 25 c.

VEGETABLE MARKET.

Irish Potatoes bbl. $2 to 3.
Sweet do. 75 cts. to $1.25.
Yams, per bbl., $2.
Onions, per do. 4.
Dried Beans do. 3 to 4.
String do. per peck 50 c.
Tomatoes, do. do. 25 c.
Green Peas do. do. 50 c.
Valparaiso Beans, 50 c.
Lettuce, per head, 3 cents.
Squashes per hund. $8 to 10.
Cabbages, per hund., 50 c.
Green Corn, doz. ears 12 1-2.
Cucumbers, doz. 6 cts.
Kalo, doz headds, 12  1-2 to 25.
Bread Fruit, doz. 30 cts.

FRUIT.

Bananas, bunch 12 1-2 to 25 c.
Citrons per doz. 50 cents.
Cherimoyas, doz. 50 cts.
Cocoa-nuts, do. 50 cents.
Figs, per peck, $2.
Guavas, per peck 25 cts.
Gooseberries, do. 25 cts.
Granadillas, each 12 1-2 c.
Grapes, per lb. 6 c to 12 1-2.
Limes, per hundred 25 c.
Musk Melons, each 2 c to 6.
Mangos, per doz. 50 cts.
Oranges, per hundred $1.
Ohias, peck 25 cts.
Peaches, per doz. $1.50.
Pine Apples, per doz. 25 c.
Papaw, each 3 cts.
Strawberries, per qt. 50 c.
Tamarinds, peck 25 cts.
Fijii Tomatoes, —
Water Melons, ea. 6 to 12 1-2.

(Polynesian, 9/7/1844, p. 67)

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