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Colliery Guardian, November 13th, 1858
COALPORT (Shropshire) Coal Prices

 

 

  s.  d.    s. d.
Hard Tops : 11 8 per ton. Flints : 10 0 per ton.
Lumps :  8  4 per ton. Flints, lumps :   7 9 per ton.
Slack :  5  0 per ton.    
       
   £. s. d.   £. s. d.
Iron :   8 0 0 Propwood : 3 0  0
Gunpowder : 59 0 0    

The ton at Coalport is 21cwt.

Oil (lamp), per cwt 48s. to 53s. 6d.

 


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