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Richmond Markets, Oct, 23, 1861.

  • Butter.--We continue to quote good and prime country at 25@30 cts. per lb., with a fair demand; inferior 15@20 cts. per lb. Prime quality retailing at 37@50 cts.
  • bacon.--Hog round 28@30 cts.
  • Corn.--We quote at 85 cts. per bushel — very scarce and in demand.
  • Clover Seed.--None in market.
  • coffee.--The stock of Coffee is almost exhausted, and prices are very irregular. We quote at 38@45 cts. per lb., at which prices but few can afford the luxury.
  • flour.--Very dull at $4.50 for Fine; Superfine $5; Extra $5.75@$6; Family $6.50@$7.
  • Feed.--Shipstuffs 50 cts., Brownstuffs 25 cts., Shorts 16 cts., Bran 15 cts.
  • hay.--Timothy $1.65 Clover $1.50, Baled Oats $1.50--all very scarce and in demand.
  • oats.--We quote at 50 cts.--very scarce and demand heavy.
  • sugars.--Sugars are irregular. Cubs 12½c.; Porto Rico very scarce; stocks of Brown very light, prices high; New Orleans 12½@14, Refined New Orleans 15@16¼c.; Crushed 27, stock small; Coffee @20
  • Tobacco.--In manufactured Tobacco there is but little doing. There is an endless variety of grades and prices, ranging from 10 to 50 cents per lb. We quote Lugs, of good weights, at $2¼@3¾; inferior leaf $@5; good $6@7½; good and fine dry English $5½@8½ and 8; extra fine $10; fancy wrappers $@16.
  • Wheat.--The arrivals of Wheat this week have been more liberal than at any time since the market opened; but we have no change in prices to report. We quote Red at 90 cts,; White at $1. Samples are not severely and a prime article of white would command a few cents more than our quotations.
  • wood.--Oak Wood in demand at $5.50; Pine $1.50.
  • Whiskey.--Old Rye $1.20@$2; Richmond Rectified 75@$1.10. Receipts and stock not ample.

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