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Richmond Markets, Dec. 12, 1861.

The market is of course unsalted, and the general trade peculiar to the times. We give the best view of the market we could obtain.

Bacon.--Stock light. We quote Hog-round 23 to 23 cts; Sides 28 cts.; Shoulders 23 cts.

Butter.--The stock of Butter is larger, and prices not so firm. We quote cooking dull at 30; prime 35 to 42 cts.

Beans.--White would command $2; Mixed $1.50.

Cotton.--We quote Middling 8¾ cts.; good do. 10 cts.

Cotton Yarns--Manchester 27 cents per pound.

Corn.--We quote 75 cts. per bushel. Receipts light.

Corn Meal.--Bolted 80 to 83 cts.; unbolted 70 cts.

Coffee.--Very little is in the market. We quote 75 to 80 cts. per lb.

Flour.--The stock is moderate and held at the following prices, with sales only by the dray load: Superfine $6 7.@$7; Extra $7.50; Family $8@ $8.50.

Feed.--Timothy Hay $1.85@$1.90 and scarce; Clover Hay $1.60; Baled Oats $1.75, Oats, per bushel, 65@70

Molasses.--West India, none in market, New Orleans 85c@$1 per gallon.

Mill Offal — Bran 20c; Shorts 25c; Brownstuff 30c; Shipstuff 50

Potatoes.--Good Irish Potatoes bring $1.15 to $1.16 per bushel.

Sugar.--Cuba sells at 25 cts. per lb; Porto Rico scarce, New Orleans 11 to 15 cts. The stocks of sugar are light and prices high.

Tobacco.--The receipts continue light, the sales limited, and the market quiet. We quote Lugs $1.75 to $3.50; Inferior Leaf $3.25 to $5; good $5.50 to $6.50@7; good and fine dry English $7.50 to $10.50; fancy wrappers $10 to $15.

Wheat.--We quote Red $1.20 to $1.25; White $1.30 to $1.35; the market quiet.

Whiskey.--We quote common 20 per cent. at $1.30; Old Rye $2.50.

Wool.--Virginia Washed Wool, 80 to 90 cents per lb.; unwashed 50 to 60 cts.; fine Merino, unwashed, 65 to 75 cts.; washed 90 a $1.


Money Market.

There is hardly anything done now in uncurrent money; for there is little that is uncurrent. The Banks here take, on deposit, all moderately respectable Southern Bank notes and the shin plaster trash which inundates the land passes by common consent, from hand to hand.

The brokers buy silver com at 25 per cent, prem and sell it at 30; they buy gold at 30, and sell it at 35 per cent. prem.


Cattle Market.

The Cattle market continues firm. Sales this week $3.50 to $5. Supply fair.

Sheep.--Good Sheep are much in demand. We quote recent sales at $5 to $6.50 nett.

Hogs — Sales at $2 to $12-12½.

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