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There is no material change in the specie quotations since our last. The brokers are buying gold at $11.50, and selling it at $12.50. Silver is bought at $9 and sold at 10. Bank Notes.--The buying rate for Virginia bank notes may be quoted at $2.00, selling at $2.50; North Carolina, buying at $2.75 and selling at $3; Georgia and South Carolina, buying at $3.25 and selling at $3.50. Stocks and Bonds.--Cotton int. loan, 250; 15 m loan, 195, and firm; 8 per cent. coupons, '68, 106½ to 107½ registered bonds, '81, 113; convertibles, 112; Va., sixes, 206; North Carolina, old issues, 450; North Carolina coupons, old issue, 460 to 465; new issue, 228; Louisiana coupons, old issue, 456; City of Richmond bonds, '75 and '96, 240; Corporation of Alexandria, 185. Grain.--There are no receipts of Wheat to note, except such as is designed for the uses of Government. We are, therefore, unable to quote any other price for this article than that fixed by the Government, viz: $5. Flour.--There is no supply in the market, the mills being without a pound for sale. In the commission houses, where an occasional barrel may be found, $70 is demanded for extra, and $65 for superfine. Corn Meal.--The only sale we have heard of during the week was at $13 per bushel. Country Produce and Vegetables.--There seems to be a steady advance in all the necessaries of life. Bacon, hog-round, $2.60 to 2.75; Lard $2 to 2.10; Butter $3.75 to 4.00; Eggs $2; Irish Potatoes $8 to 12.00 per bushel; Sweet do. $15 to 17.00 per bushel; Tallow Candles $3.40 to 3.50; Tallow and Wax Candles $4; Salt 50 to 60 cts per lb. Groceries.--The supply in the market is quite limited. Coffee is bringing from $8.50 to 9.00; Sugar, common brown, $3 to 3.25; crushed $4.50 to 5.00; N. O. Molasses $18; Sorghum $12. Liquors.--Whiskey $38 to $40 per gallon; Apple Brandy $34 to $36. The City Markets are only fairly supplied, there being nothing like an abundance. Fresh Meats are selling at from $1 to $1.25 per lb., except at the stall of Messrs. Lindsay & Son, who are retailing it at 75 cents; Chickens, $5 to $6 per pair, according to quality; Butter is held at $5 per lb., Sweet Potatoes, $2.50 per half peek; Irish Potatoes, $2 per half peck. Leather.--Sole Leather, $5.50 to $6; Harness do., $5.50 to $6; Upper do., $6.50 to $7. Hides are quoted at $1.50 for dry; $1 for salted green, and 60 for green. Tobacco.--Common article, not sound, 75 to $1.25; medium, pounds and half pounds, $1.50 to $2 for dark; good medium, bright, $2.25 to $2.75; fine bright, $3 to $3.75. The market is somewhat improved, and the demand for the various brands much more active.
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