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"The Negroes of Xenia, Ohio: A Social Study (1830-1900)." Bulletin of the Bureau of Labor
			

 1036             BULLETIN OF THE BUREAU OF LABOR.

and rents, and profits on merchandise.  No  attempt has been made to
estimate the value of the garden products raised and consumed by each
family.  These, with chickens,  eggs, hogs, etc., would raise the total
income to a considerbly higher figure than the foregoing estimate.
   The  following table of prices of ordinary commodities in Farmville
and  Sandy Spring is given for the sake of comparison with prices in
Xenia:

             PRICES OF COMMODITIES IN FARMVILLE AND IN SANDY  SPRING.

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                              PRICES OF COMMODITIES IN XENIA.

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   The prices of commodities in Xenia were given by Negro merchants,
and are in most cases higher than the prices in Farmville and Sandy
Spring.




			
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"The Negroes of Xenia, Ohio: A Social Study (1830-1900)." Bulletin of the Bureau of Labor

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Issue Number:  48


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