Price of Articles in Hobart Town, March 1828

Wheat, per bushel, from 7s. to 8s.

Barley, Cape, per ditto, 6s. 6d. to 7s.

——English ditto, 8s.

Flour, fine, per 112 lbs. 25s.

seconds, per ditlo, 18s.

Bread, loaf of 2 lbs. 4d. to 5d.

Potatoes, per cwt. 7s. to 8s.

Butter, fresh, per lb. 3s. Od.

salt, ditto 2s.

Eggs, per dozen, 1s. 6d.

Cheese, Colonial, none.

English, per Ib. 2s. 6d.

Dutch, ditto 1s. 6d.

Fowls, per couple, 3s. 6d.

Ducks, ditto 5s.

Gieese, each 8s.

Turkies, ditto 10s.

Hay, English meadow, from £10 to £15 per ton

Colonial £10 to ditto

Straw, per ton £6

Turnips, per bunch, 4½d.

Carrots, per ditto, 4½d.

Apples, per dozen, 6d., per bushel, 8s.

English Cherries, per lb. 2s. 6d.

Nectarines, .per dozen, 9d.

Red Peach, ditto, 9d.

Raspberry Jam, per lb. 3s.

Pears, 4d. each, or 4s. per dozen.

Beef, per lb. by the quarter, 4d.

——per lb. by the joint, 5d.

Mutton, per lb. 5d.

Pork, per lb. 8d.

——salt, ditto 10d.

veal, per lb. 9d.

Source: PRICE OF ARTICLES IN Hobart Town. (1828, March 1). Colonial Advocate, and Tasmanian Monthly Review and Register (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1828), p. 50. Retrieved March 30, 2017, from 

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