1858 Price of Labor and Materials

Title

1858 Price of Labor and Materials

Description

A list of labor and material prices.

Type

Correspondence

Sender

[Brigham Young]

Recipient

Unknown

Date

1858

Location

Great Salt Lake City

Subject

Financial
Building and Construction
Labor prices

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Price of labor

Carpenters per day $2.50/100 to $3.00/100
Masons " " $ 3.00/100 to $3.50/100
Machinists " " $ 3.00/100 to $3.50/100
Blacksmiths " " $ 2.50/100 to $3.00/100
Painters " " $3. 00/100 to $3.50/100
Quarrymen " " $ 2.00/100 to $3.00/100
Plastering " yard 20 to 25 cents. Hard finish 31 cents
Common Laborers " day $ 1.50/100 to $ 2.00/100
Hauling " " $4 .00/100 to $ 5.00/100

Price of Materials

Paints per lb $1.00/100
Stone " perch $ 2.00/100 to $2.50/100
Lime " bushel $ 0.75/100
Lumber " M $40.00/100 to $60.00/100
Shingles " M $10.00/100

Note-- The above differences in the price of labor is in consequence of the ability of the workmen and kind of work.

Item sets

Price of labor

Carpenters per day $2.50/100 to $3.00/100
Masons " " $ 3.00/100 to $3.50/100
Machinists " " $ 3.00/100 to $3.50/100
Blacksmiths " " $ 2.50/100 to $3.00/100
Painters " " $3. 00/100 to $3.50/100
Quarrymen " " $ 2.00/100 to $3.00/100
Plastering " yard 20 to 25 cents. Hard finish 31 cents
Common Laborers " day $ 1.50/100 to $ 2.00/100
Hauling " " $4 .00/100 to $ 5.00/100

Price of Materials

Paints per lb $1.00/100
Stone " perch $ 2.00/100 to $2.50/100
Lime " bushel $ 0.75/100
Lumber " M $40.00/100 to $60.00/100
Shingles " M $10.00/100

Note-- The above differences in the price of labor is in consequence of the ability of the workmen and kind of work.