Trade Prices

In 1716 the South Carolina Board of Trade issued the following trade schedule.

Number of deerskins for each item follows item name.


A Gun. 30
A Yard Strouds. 7
A Duffield Blanket. 14
A Yard Half Thicks. 3
A Hatchet. 2
A narrow Hoe. 2
A broad Hoe. 4
Fifty Bullets. 1
A Butcher’s Knife. 1
A pair Cizars. 1
Three Strings Beads. 1
Eighteen Flints. 1
An Ax. 4
A Pistol. 20
A Cutlash. 8
A Shirt. 4
A Steel. 1
A Calico Petticoat. 12
A red Girdle. 2
A laced Hatt. 8
A Clasp Knife. 1
A Yard Cadis. 1
Rum, mixed with1/3 Water; per bottle. 1