Richmond Markets, Sept. 12, 1861.
The prices quoted below are mostly wholesale, especially for Groceries, which are still scarce and high.
.--Hog round, when bought in large quantities, 22 to 24 cents; flams, which it is almost impossible to procure separately, are worth from 8 to 10 cents more by retail.
Butter.--26 cents by the quantity.
Scarce, and worth 40 cents. No other kinds in market.
cotton.--14 cts. per lb.
Flour — By retail, $5 for Fine; $firstname.lastname@example.org for Superfine; $email@example.com for Extra Superfine, and $7@$7.25 for Family.
There is also a variety of Flour scaled Cross Middlings, which makes as wholesome it not as white bread as any other brand, selling at $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leather — No Calfskin in market.
It is difficult, too, to fix quotations for other kinds, the market being very variable.
We quote Leather 10@50 cents, as to quality.
Upper $3.50@$6 per side: leather 50 cts. per lb.
Lime — By retail, $2,75@$3, and only to be had front occasional arrivals from Virginia
Lard--20 cents in bbls.
22 cents in kegs.
Molasses.--New Orleans 65 centas with no other in market.
Oats.--40 cts. per bushel!
.--4½@5 cents, wholesale; a trifle higher by retail.
Salt.--$7, wholesale; $7,email@example.com by retail.--No Ground Alum Sait in market.
Sugar.--New Orleans, in lots, 14 cents; Coffee Sugar to 17½ cts. Crushed 22@28 cts.
Tobacco.--The receipts of Tobacco care large at this time and the warehouses very much crowded, and owing to the excess of common grade prices have been lower for the last week, while good and fine English and Continental Tobaccos are selling well.
We quote inferior Luge at $2.25@$2.75, good and fine $3@$3.75@$4; interior Leaf $4.75@$5.50; good $6@$7; good and fine English
$6.50 @11.50; fine Continental $firstname.lastname@example.org@$14.
--90 cts. for Red; $1 for White
Whiskey.--Quite a demand exists for this article.
Those who wish to procure a good article, and understand the state of the market, and the prospect for the future, are sending in their orders for a good article, while it may be had. Among Common Whiskeys
. Twenty Per Cent, is worth 65 cents, and Ten per Cent, brings 70 cents. A good article of old Mountain Whiskey cannot be bought for less than $1.25, and from this price up to $2 per gallon.